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Western Newspaper Union News Service.
“American soldiers won the war,”
was the declaration made by King Al
bert of the Belgians, in accepting the
honorary office of state commander of
the Missouri branch of the American
Legion at St. Louis.
Ramon Vega of Francisco Villa’s reb
el forces, who has been operating in
the state of Chihuahua, has surren
dered himself and his forces to Gen.
Rodrigo Quevedo at Casas Grande, Chi
huahua, according to advices received
by Andres G. Garcia, Mexican consul
general at El Paso.
While attempting to regain his seat
in his airplane after performing a
series of daring feats in midair, Capt.
Charles Theodorel of Dallas, became
exhausted, lost his grip on the rope to
which he was clinging below the land
ing gear of his machine and fell 500
feet to his death at Dallas, Texas.
Thousands of people witnessed his ex
hibition and his fall.
Following the withdrawal from Pres
ident Carranza of Mexico of his extra
ordinary war powers by the Mexican
House of Deputies, President Carran
za has placed himself at the disposal
of the high judiciary committee of the
Mexican Congress “for judgment on his
record,” according to a message re
ceived by El Nacional, a Spanish lan
guage newspaper published at El Paso.
J. T. McCoy, a prominent and
and wealthy oil man of Oil City, Pa.,
was killed at Tulsa when he was
struck by an automobile. McCoy, who
was 73 years old, was the father-in
law of Frank A. Gillespie of Tulsa,
rated as the wealthiest oil operator in
Oklahoma. McCoy had come to Tulsa
to attend a family reunion. The acci
dent was unavoidable,
Sale has been announced in San
Francisco of the historic Richmond
and Eureka silver and lead mines of
Eureka, Nev., which were opened in
1869 and were said to have yielded
more than $32,000,000 prior to 1910.
John W. Mackay of Comstock fame
was one of the investors in the mines
at a time when they paid dividends
of $3 a share monthly. The sale price
was given as $9,500,000. The Rich
mond-Eureka Mining Company of
Maine was the seller and the E. A.
Holter and H. P. Henderson syndicate
of New York city the purchaser.
The American army transport Great
Northern sailed from Valdivostok with
100 officers and 1,400 enlisted men re
turning to the United States.
Denial of a seat in the House of Rep
resentatives to Victor Berger, Milwau
kee Socialist, who is under conviction
for violation of the espionage law, was
recommended by a special house com
mittee. Representative Rodenburg,
Illinois, filed a minority report recom
mending delay.
“It is practically assured that legis
lation will be enacted at this session
relieving miners of all assessment
work for the year 1919.” This state
ment was made by Ravenel Macbeth,
Western mining promoter, who is in
Washington working for this legisla
Count V. MaCchi di Cellere, Italian
ambassador to the United States since
1913, died in the emergency hospital
at Washington just as he was about to
undergo an operation.
Advised that the Navy Department
has in reserve 9,000,000 pounds of su
gar, Secretary Daniels intimated that
he would release one-third of the stock
or 3,000,000 pounds for public use to
relieve the situation resulting from a
nation-wide shortage of the commodity.
Chairman Payne of the shipping
board advised Senator Capper, Repub
lican, Kansas, that the board had de
cided to reduce freight rates on dressed
meat to Europe $1 per hundred-weight
or from $4.50 to $3.50 per hundred.
When the new rates, which apply to
continuental Europe are to become ef
fective was not stated.
Cash aggregating about $95,000,000
was contributed by tlie American Red
Cross for relief work in France alone
and about $75,000,000 was contributed
for similar work in twenty other coun
tries during the war period of twenty
months ending last Feb. 28, according
to a report of the war activities of the
organization made public in Washing
A disaster in the Levant mine at St.
Just, Cornwall, England, caused about
forty deaths. Many miners were in
It has been reported in dispatches
from Lisbon that Portugal had granted
the United States a concession in the
Azores for a naval station.
Marshal Foch has informed the Bel
gian government by telegraph that 40,-
000 Belgian freight cars have been
found on the left bank of the Rhine.
Hundreds of American children will
receive Christmas dolls, gifts of the
French children of the city of Mez
ieres, as a mark of their gratitude for
the organization there of the schools by
the American Red Cross.
The disappearance of silver money
from circulation has resulted in such
a shortage of small change that many
restaurants in Paris have posted
notices that customers must make
their own change or accept postage
stamps in place of silver.
A wave of diamond buying has
struck England despite the repeated
pleas of *he government and business
organizations for thrift. West End
jewelers report doing an extraordinary
business in precious stones, especially
among women who made big wages in
war work.
Nikolai Lenine, Bolshevist premier
of Russia, has been captured by anti-
Bolshevist forces, according to a wire
less message picked up by the Japan
ese ship Tenyo Maru in the harbor at
Honolulu. The message gave no fur
ther details of the reported capture of
An official census shows that the
population of Korea at the end of 1918
was 37,057,032. This shows an increase
of 88,035 as compared with the end of
1917 and of 3,744,015 over the figures
for 1910, the year of annexation to
Japan. . Japanese residents number
The supreme council has decided to
intrust to the military authorities of
the allied powers the duty of fixing a
date for depositing ratifications of the
treaty of peace with Germany, which
date will mark the coming into force
of the convention, according to the
Echo de Paris.
The supreme council has refused a
request from the German government
that members of interallied commis
sions in Germany should not wear uni
forms after the peace treaty comes in
to effect. The council declared it saw
in the request an attempt to weaken
the authority of the commissions.
The game of baccarat is again al
lowed in the clubs in France since the
ratification of the pence treaty. As
soon as the ban was lifted a veritable
frenzy of gambling set in all over
Europe. It is estimated $1,000,000
were won and lost in the first night
after the famous game was resumed.
The state of New Yoi'k will attempt
to collect an inheritance tax amount
ing to millions of dollars from the es
tate of William W. Astor, who died in
Recommendations granting the right
of suffrage to Cuban women and call
ing for participation by Cuba in the
league of nations have been placed in
the revised platform of the Liberal
Progress in surgery and medico-ther
apeutics since the Civil war have add
ed fifteen years to the average human
life, Dr. William Mayo of Rochester,
Minn., told the ninth annual American
Congress of Surgeons in New York.
What is said to be a new record in
the price of books was established by
the sale of a single volume for SIOO,OOO.
The purchaser, a New York collector,
asked that his name be withheld. The
book is the only known copy of the
first collected edition of Shakespeare’s
works, published in London by Thomas
Pavier in 1690 and printed by William
Alfred T. Ringling, head of the firm
of Ringling Brothers, circus owners,
died suddenly on his estate at Oak
Ridge, N. J.
George “Babe” Ruth, world cham
pion home-run hitter of the Boston
Americans, said before leaving for Los
Angeles that he would demand $20,000
salary next year.
Two men were killed, another may
die and several others were injured
following two explosions in a fire
which destroyed the produce plant of
Swift & Co., at lowa Falls, lowa.
For hours detectives with drawn
guns guarded a papier-mache safe in a
store in New York. Burglars had re
moved the real safe to a safe point for
cracking and left a “camouflaged” one.
The Old Clothes Society was organ
ized by clerks in the city hall in Chi
cago with “chapters” in each of the
principal departments of the municipal
government. The object is to glorify
the wearing of patches, frayed or shiny
suits, soft collars, re-soled shoes and
revivified neckties as a means of com
bating the high cost of living. “Wear
your old clothes” was one of the obli
gations of membership included in tb*
Southwest News
From All Over
New Mexico
and Arizona
Western Newspaper Union News Service.
Arizona State Fair —Nov. 3 to 8, 1919.
The Red Cross Roll Call drive will be
conducted nation-wide from Novem
ber 2 to 11, 1919.
The Red Cross Christmas Seal sale will
take place all over the United States
from December 1 to 10, 1919.
Several cases of scarlet fever have
been reported near Estancia, N. M.
The Shorty Gobbler Oil Company
has spudded in its test well near
Clayton, N. M.
Governor Campbell has pardoned six
men serving terms in the state peni
tentiary at Florence, Ariz.
That Phoenix will be called upon to
care for the greatest number of tour
ists in its history this season is the
opinion of Joe Dalton of that city.
The meeting of the executive board
of the New Mexico Cattle and Horse
Growers’ Association, which was to
have been held at the State College on
Nov. 3 and 4, has been postponed until
Nov. 7 and 8.
Arizona cotton growers are to re
ceive profitable assistance in the mar
keting of Pima cotton at Eastern buy
ing points through a consignment serv
ice established by banks and cotton
men in Los Angeles.
French, N. M., has fallen in line with
the other towns in the state in the oil
business and has recently organized a
new company to be known as the
French Petroleum Company, with a
capital stock of SIOO,OOO.
A special session of the Arizona Leg
islature will be called early in 1920 to
consider ratification of the federal
constitutional amendment granting
suffrage to women, it has been an
nounced by Governor Campbell.
A “teacherage” is an establishment
hi Dawson, N. M., which appears to
have solved the problem of providing
comfortable quarters for the public
school teachers of that city. The build
ing is furnished by the coal company.
Twelve teachers have rooms in the
building, and meals are served for a
few additional teachers, who have
quarters elsewhere.
The McKinley Land and Lumber
Company of Albuquerque began saw
ing logs again after being closed down
for the past six years. Only about 100
men will be worked in the plant for
sime time, but it is the company’s plan
to increase the output until the plant
is running to its capacity. The mills
have been receiving logs from the Zuni
mountains almost evei*y day since Sep
tember 27, when the first carload ar
Reckless driving by college boys out
for speed rides was ended promptly at
Tucson, Ariz., by Patrolman Red Os
born, who, when two machines, loaded
with youths failed to halt when he
called, and rushed down upon him,
drew his revolver and shot one front
tire as the machine rushed past and
shot a rear tire off as it attempted to
g%t away. Then he arrested the driver
of the car and cited all the occupants
to court.
The state of Arizona was made rich
er to the extent of $171,928.80, which
amount was received in a warrant
from the Treasury Department at
Washington and represents the re
ceipts from the national forests within
this state for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1919. The authority for this
payment is found in the act of Con
gress approved May 25, 1908, making
appropriations for the Department of
Agriculture for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1908.
Clayton, N. M„ is making an effort
to keep in line with other cities in the
state and announces that in the next
ninety days It will install one of the
most modern fire alarm systems in
the country.
The Colmor Irrigation project in Col
fax and Mora counties, N. M., is about
completed and will be ready to de
liver water in the spring. Assistant
State Engineer E. N. Hobart made a
detailed examination of the irrigation
works recently and has compiled his
report for the state engineer and the
New Mexico Carey act board. This
is the only irrigation project undertak
en in New Mexico under the Carey
Three New Mexico counties have re
mitted to the State Highway Commis
sion sums of money that are to be ex
pended by the commission upon roads
in the counties. Torrance county
sends $1,500, to be applied on the Tn
jique-Estancia road. Luna county
/tends SI,OOO to go on the Deming-
Lordsburg road in Luna county. Lin
coln county sends $215.25, to be used
in making repairs in Lincoln county on
‘he Carrizozo-Roswell road.
Western Newspaper Union News Service.
Washington, Oct. 27.—The Presi
dent of the United States and mem
bers of his cabinet pronounced the
proposed strike of bituminous coal
miners scheduled for Nov. 1 a crime
against the government and people of
the United States.
They brand the strike both morally
and legally wrong and declare in a
statement to the public that the law
will be enforced, and means be found
to protect the interests of the nation in
any emergency that may arise out of
this unhappy business.
In plain, vigorous language the
President announces that the strike
cannot be permitted under the laws of
the government for protection of so
ciety. The government, he says, will
use every means within its power to
prevent the strike and keep the mines
The decision means that unless the
miners call off the strike they and
their officers will be prosecuted for a
high crime against the government.
It means, also, that the government
will not hesitate to keep the mines
operating, even if it may be necessary
for the government to operate them
and to protect them with its strong
military arm.
But the President hopes that it will
not be necessary to prosecute the min
ers and appeals to their officers and
to the miners as individuals at once
to recall all strike orders, announc
ing that he stands ready to see that
their differences with the operators
are fairly adjusted by arbitration.
“It is time for plain speaking,” the
President declares, asserting that in
this crisis he gives no thought to the
merits of the miners’ demands. Their
claims and interests can be taken up
later. It is the paramount interest of
the whole American people that must
be secured first.
The pronounciamento, issued after
the cabinet had held two sessions and
conferred with President Wilson in his
sick room through Dr. Grayson and
Tumulty, struck with tre
mendous force on the minds of public
officials, members of Congress and of
ficials of the United Mine Workers
and the Coal Operators’ Association.
Against Anti-Strike Law.
Washington.—Timothy Shea gave
notice to Congress that the Brother
hood of Locomotive Firemen and En
ginemen, of which tlse is acting presi
dent, would not observe the pending
anti-strike legislation if enacted into
law. “If these interests of the legisla
tors believe railroad employes will un
resistingly submit to any such inva
sion of their rights as citizens,” Mr.
Shea continued, “they had better ex
pel that thought from their minds, be
cause I believe I speak for locomotive
firemen and hostlers at least when I
say that any law which deprives them
of the rights of American citizenship
would not be observed, not because
this class of American citizens hre law
breakers, but because such a law
would be unwaranted, un-American
and contrary to American institu
Solve Messenger Mystery.
New York. —The mystery of a $178,-
000 bond robbery and the murder of
the broker’s messenger who had them,
was apparently solved. The police an
nounced that $50,000 of the bonds had
ben recovered and that five arrests
had been made in connection with the
murder. Benjamin H. Binkowitz, the
messenger, vanished on Aug. 12. A
bady found a week later at Milford,
Conn., was identified as his. According
to detectives, Binkowitz planned the
robbery with a gang of thugs and ex
convicts who later murdered him for
possession of the bonds.
Sinn Feiners Escape.
London. —Six Sinn Feiners, includ
ing Commoners Stack and Beasley,
have escaped from Strangeway jail at
Manchester. Being political prisoners,
they were allowed to congregate dur
ing the tea hour. One of them sprang
at the warden and felled him. The oth
ers bound his hands and feet. He was
gagged and thrown into a cell. In the
meantime a rope ladder was thrown
over the prison wall by someone stand
ing in the street.
Western Newspaper Union News Service
Beef steers, ch. to prime.. $11.50 @12.50
Beef steers, good to choice 10.50(0) 11.5JJ
Beef steers, fair to good.. [email protected] 9.50
Heifers, prime [email protected] 9.7»
Cows, fat, good to choice.. 8.50® 9.00
Cows, fair to good [email protected] 8.^6
Cutters and feeder cows.. [email protected] 6.50
Canners 4.25® 5.25
Bulls 5.00® 6.00
Veal calves [email protected]
Feeders, good to choice... [email protected]
Feeders, fair to good [email protected] 9.25
Stockers, good to choice.. 8.75® 9.50
Stockers, fair to good 7.50® 8.00
Stockers, plain 5.50® 6.50
Good hogs $11.50 @12.10
Lambs, fat, good to ch. .. [email protected]
Lambs, fat, fair to g00d... [email protected]
Lambs, feeders 12.00 @13.50
Yearlings B.oo® 9.00
Ewes, fat, good to choice. 6.00® 7*oo
Feeder ewes 5.50® 6.25
Breeding ewes [email protected]
Dressed Poultry.
The following prices On dressed poul
try are net F. O. B. Denver:
Turkeys. No. Is 35
Turkeys, old toms
Turkeys, choice
Hens. lb. 27 @2B
Ducks, young 22 @24
Geese 18 @2O
Roosters 14 @ls
Live Poultry.
Turkeys, 9 lbs. or over 30 @32
Hens 18 @25
Ducklings 20
Goslings 20
Broilers, 1919 24 @26
Cox ..12 @ls
Springs 22 @24
Eggs, strictly fresh, case
count [email protected]
Creameries, ex. Ist grade, lb. 66
Creameries, 2d grade 62
Process butter 57
Packing stock 44% @47%
Apples, Colo., box [email protected]
Cantaloupes, Rocky Ford,
standard crates 2.00 @2.50
Cantaloupes, pony crates.... [email protected]
Pears, Colo., crate [email protected]
Peaches, Colo., box [email protected]
Plums, Colo., crate [email protected]
Beans, navy, cwt [email protected] 9.00
Beans, pinto, cwt [email protected] 4.50
Beans, lima, lb .25
Beans, green, lb .15
Beans, wax, lb [email protected] .22
Beets, Colo., doz. bunches .20® .25
Beets, new, cwt 2.25 @ 2.50
Cabbage, new, Colo., cwt. [email protected] 1.75
Carrots, doz [email protected] .45
Carrots, new, cwt [email protected] 3.00
Cauliflower, lb [email protected] .11
Celery, Colo [email protected] .60
Cucumbers, h. h., doz... [email protected] 1.00
Leaf lettuce, h. h., doz.. [email protected] .50
Lettuce, head, doz [email protected] 1.50
Onions, table, doz [email protected] .20
Onions, Colo., cwt [email protected] 4.50
Peas, new, Telephone... .12%® .15
Potatoes, new, Colo 2.25 @ 2.75
Radishes, round h. h [email protected] .50
Radishes, long, h. h [email protected] .35
Tomatoes, lb [email protected] .05
Turnips, Colo., do*, bchs. .30® .40
Turtle, new. cwt 2.00
(Buying price (bulk) carloads, f. o. b.
Corn, per cwt $2.80
Cats, per cwt 2.31
BarihV, per cwt.. 2.50
TimctfcJT, Nc. i, ter*. $28.00
Timothy, No. 2, ton 27.00
South Park, ton 27.50
Alfalfa, ton 21.00
Second Bottom No. 1, ton 24.00
Denver Price List.
Butcher, 16 lbs. and up 40c
Butcher, under 16 lbs 40c
Fallen, all weights 38c
Culls 20c
Culls 18c
Dry sale hides 6c per lb. less.
Dry Flint Pelts.
Wool pelts 35c
Short wool pelts 30c
Butcher shearings, No. 120 c
No. 2 and murrain shearlings... 10c
Bucks, saddles, pieces of pelts.. 20c
Green Salted Hides Etc.
geavy cured No. 1 (over 25 lbs.) 26c
eavy cured No. 2 (over 25 lbs.) 25c
Bulls, No, 116 c
Bulls, No. 2 . 20c
Glue hides and skins 15c
Kip, No. 140 c
Kip. ..o. 2 38c
Calf, No. 155 c
Calf, No. 2 520
Part cured hides, lc per lb. less than
Green hides, 2c per lb. less than
Green Salted Horseliides.
No. 1 [email protected]
No. 2 [email protected] 9.00
Headless. 50c less.
Ponies and glue [email protected] 4.00
Colorado Settlement Prices.
Bar silver, $1.18%.
Copper, pound, 21% @ 24c,
Lead, $6.25.
Spelter, $7.24.
Tungsten, per unit, $7.50 @12.00.
At Chicago.
Chicago.—Hogs—Bulk, $11.85 @12.75;
top, $12.85; heavy, [email protected]; me
dium, $12.25 @ 12.85; light, $12.25 @ 12.75;
light light, [email protected]; heavy pack
ing sows, smooth, $11.75 @ 12.00; pack
ing sows, rough, [email protected]; pigs,
[email protected]
Cattle —Choice and prime, $17.00 @
19.40; medium and good, [email protected];
common, $8.50 @11.00; light weight,
good and choice, [email protected]; common
and medium, $7.75 @14.00; butcher cat
tle, heifers, [email protected]; cows, [email protected]
12.75; canners and cutters, [email protected];
veal calves, [email protected]; feeder steers,
[email protected]; stocker steers, [email protected]
10.75; western range steers, $7.75 @
15.50; cows and heifers, [email protected]
Sheep—Lambs, [email protected]; culls
and common, [email protected]; ewes, me
dium, good and choice, [email protected];
culls and common [email protected]; breed
ing, $6.75 @ 12.50.

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