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March 14, 1901     The Saguache Crescent
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March 14, 1901

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IIAI]II!.IItll, -. OI}I~RII}~- ,. , A aingular donation has been ma~ to the Swedish Lutheran church at ~tndshorg, Kan., by Oharles A. Smith, & wealthy lumberman "of Mlnnsapolls. The gift |S25,000 feet of ztandl~ "pine, the value of Which is estimated at $35,- A fibre eompany~port, N. Y., Is preparing to manufacture gun Itoeks of fibre with a view to lighten- t~ Weight of the present" rifle. If the ex]periment succeeds it will attract attention the world over. The ord- , Iutn~ omcers on duty at Springfield, Ir~u., wlU aupe~ the manuf~ture, The f~rtune Inlnent composer, was a lar the scene was an impressive one nev- ertheless, and tile Preatdent's inaugu- ral address was m~st impressive of all. Day by day and month by month, during the Past two years, the convle. tlon has been growing in the people's minds that McKinley is a great man; and he enteaw upon his second with the good will and respect Of ~mb- stantially the entire nation. Else- where In this hmne ts reprinted from the washington Star, an independent paper, a remarkable article~ Sli0WlDg how the opp~ltlon to the adminlstrs. ~don has lately broken dewn In Con~ gress almost completely, and how thlm result is due ma~ly to the remarkable "McKinley ddd it;" but neverthe~eme it is true that McKinley and hia party, by the . legislation they have ~aut ~pon the statute books, by the confidence they have,In- spired in the stability of busii~ess con. dltions, by the wisdom wlti~ which they have handled dl/flcultsituati~ns, have been altogether the most Impor- tant factors In all thi~ growth and l~rosperlty .... McK~|ey has beeh erl~se~ by the oppos/tion 'for his oppo~ ~and many a cartoon has ridiculed his re- Ipeet for the will of the people and called him a man without & backbone. Jtmt as many 'critics h~ve sl~i that he was 4)reparIng a despotism and making ready to march to absolute power over the ruins of freedom.. The same critielsma were made of both Washington and Lincoln. To the OPl~ sition of his day, Washlngton was a poor tool of Hamilton's, not knowing his own mind until hJ~ secretary of the trelsury made It u~ was al~o bent upon turning th{ lie into a monarchy and on the COLORADO NOTES. Victor barber shops will close nt 7 P.'m., except on Saturdays, when'they will keep open till ten. Twenty tho~d small rainbow ,trout, furnished by the state, have 'been .placed in Roulder creek, ffohn ~cGllIls was killed by-th~ ex- pos/on of a missed shot in the Camp ird mi~e at Ouray on the 9th inst~ The G. A. R. Memorial Association ~f Denver~ims been incorporated. Its object is t~erect a memorial building In Denver. Thomas IV. Goad, f~r many years one of the prominent mining engineers of Colorsdo, died at Liverpool, Eng- land, March 4th. The Repnbllcans of Trinidad have nominated F. R. Wo~l for mayor for a third t~ and "the Democrats have nomlnate{1 :~; E~- ]~awJer. The Srain from Denver to, Boulder was held at Marshall four hours, on the evening of March 8rd, because of the vlelenee of the wind. SUMMARY OF THE WORK OF THE COLORADO ' LEGISLATURE The regular bi-ennial contest be- tween the House and the Senate is be- ginning to show signs of life. It Is s~/d that a resolution is being framed to be introduced In the House asking the Senate to pass a few House bills and get them to the governor. Senate bill No. 2, by Mr. Rush, amending the constitution and permit- ting the consolidation of the city and t county of Denver, was passed in the House. by a vote of 47 to 7. Eleven members were absent or excused. It is now in the hands of the governor. George E. Ross-Lewin of the First National Bank, Denver, testified be- fore tho bribery investigation commit- tee ~)~at he knew of no combination among bankers to defeat section for- ty-seven of the revenue bill. No mem- ber of the House had offered to defeat Seldom]ridge Refunding Bnl. The text of the Seldomridge bill for taking care of the Indebtedness of the state, as it passed the Senate, reads aS follows: "Section 9, article II., of the constl- tu~lon shall read: The state shall not contract any debt by loan In any form., except to provide for casual deflcion- cies of revenue, erect public buildings for use of the state~ suppress insurrec- tion, defend the slate, or, in time ot~ war, assist In defending the United~ States; and the amount of debt. con: tracted in any one year to provide for deficiencies of revenue shall not ex- ceed one-fourth of a .mill on each dol- lar of valuation of, tazable property, within the state, and tho aggre~Ste amount of such debt shall not at' any time exceed three-fourths of a mill ot~, each dollar of said valuation until the tinned th~ rescue of The ]q'{,sidellt; :Hul lhore is :t tl't~nle]~(lollS Pali,~ades. i;1 Massa{husetis most of 1211o spots ,coIlSl)iCliOUS ill coioniad and all]Oillit of WOl'].~ ,'11111 ~l("(4)inplishlmqlt Tevol~ltiollary history have been hnplicd in that S]lllll]O SC'IIICII(!(!. At marked by stlitabiy inscribed tabh~ts, tile bcgiI]ning o1! lhe :~dni]nistration in- ittl(1 similat" work i8 in l)rogP(~s8 in Vii'- dustl.y was 1}PosH'11{t!d ;/llll lial';llyzet]; ginia. Stich c, ffOl'tB make a strong ap- lhe I/clmblic:lnS bad pl'ontised that if (lur]l)~ ill~st of ill~ d:ly Mal'(,ll 4th, eel- 1lee;]use it ref(q'red the questioll to the (~l,r,'llil]X his li/'ty-fotlri ~ ,qnl~iversglPy. l}(~ol}l(.~. MP. ('ormqn advocate(1, it o~1 ].:V(!l" si?d('o the terrih)Pbll d )Vs Soil;riot" t]l(~ merits of the system. Mr, Ilartel~ ]{ar(,l;~ hns b(,t,ll l)Pomhwl)t in ,'lffah's of ] doul)ted its 'l(l:ll}t l) l]ty to ostablishe{l Still(?, 1)11t Illdt,..~s this f;tct wns ear~fill-[ illS;tilutiolts. MI'. Martin supported it. 1V F(}lllOltll)Or('tl l[lO OIls(!I'V(}I" Wmfld nvv- t MI'. 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