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AJ I AN EPITOME OF- LATE LIVE NEWS CONDENSED RECORD Off T H E PROGRE88 OF EVE~TT$ AT HOME AND ABROAD. f~! FROM ALL SOURCES SAYINGS, D 0 I N G S; ACHIEVE, MENTS, SUFFERINGS, HOPES AND FEARS OF MANKIND. Weltern NewBl~aper Union l~ewS Service. WESTERN Six persons are reported killed, a nfimber of ethel's seriously injured and many houses and barns were demol- ished in a storm which swept through Durant, Okla. A lone masked bandit entered the State bank of Stratford, 0kla., locked the president's son, the only person in the bank, in the vault, and escaped in a motor car with $15,000. Dr. Locke, Methodist minister of Los Angeles didn't tell his congrega- tion tight skirts were immoral. He merely said they are "senseless, pa- ganistic and ugly"; sis() "unsafe, un- hygienic and utterly ridiculous." The seismograph at the University of Kansas recorded an earthquake shock for an hour and six nllnutes. The estimated distance from Law- rence to the origin of the shock was 940 miles, probably in northeastern Mexico or in the Gulf of Mexico. Two bandits hehl up tile messenger of the Bank of California of San Francisco and robbed him of $3,000 in currency. They first struck the mes- senger over the head with tim butt of a revolver. The bandits hacked the messenger, who was .a new employd, into a doorwfiy, while pedestrians looked on. The robhery occm-red when the messenger was en route to the subtreasury. The first Kansas wheat crop report of the year issued by tile State Board of Agriculture, shows that tile condi- tion and acreage of wheat in Kansas this year is the best and largest in th9 history of any state at this thue of year. The report places the acreage at 10,758,000 acres and the condition is estimated at 99.32. The forecast is that the state will produce more than 215,000,000 bushels of wheat. Under super~Islon of the Federal Department of Fisheries, 30,000 fur seals will be killed at the St. Paul islands, Bering sea, this spring, H. J. Christoffers, assistant agent of tlle Alaska service of the department, an- nounced in Seattle. Not one part of the "seals will be wasted. Furs will be 'tanned and sohl in the Eastern mar- _kets. For the first time the govern- mart's new fertilizing plant on' St. Paul island will be operated, and it is expected the kill of seals will furnish approximately 37,000 gallons ~of the finest grade oil and 550,000 pounds of fertilizer. The seal drive will be started by Alaskan natives in May, Chrlstoffers said. WASHINGTON Putting into effect the policy of re- moving war-time restrictions as fast as possible on enemy aliens, the Depart- ment of Justice has ordered the re- lease from parole and cancellation of bonds of more than 10,000 of these aliens throughout the United States. The American army in France on the day the armistice was signed held 83.4 miles of battle front, or 21 per cent of the entire line. General March gave the divisions.of the front that day be- tween the allies as follows: French, 55 per cent; United States, 21 per cent; British, 18 per cent; Belgians, 6 p~er cent. During the battle of the S~mlne in 1916 the British army used 4,000,000 rounds of artillery ammunition, ac- cording to a statistical announcement published by the War Deparunent in Washington. This is the largest num- ber of shells used in,any single en- gagement, so far as records show. Travel allowances of 5:cents a mile to discharged soldiers authorized by a recently enacted law~cai~':be~ ~aai,l 0hly to cover expenses from:the,:point where the soldier was discharged to the place where lie was originaUy mus- tered into the service. Comptroller of the Treasury W. ~V. ~Warwick trans- ~mltted a rulin~ to this effect to the War' Department. (h?mpletion of its overseas organiza- tion to aid returning soldiers in find- ~hg employment has been announced .'by the; United States employment gervlce, l~arold Stone, overseas direc- or~-bl/s': established headquarters in ~1~ with br~nch offices in Brest, 0bemj!n~.~Staignau, St. ~Nazalre, Mar- eilles and P~ordeaux. All returning :troops are being carded by their offi- cers ~a~td Whether they need employ- ~ent, the officers acth~g as agents of the employment service "Putting into effect the policy of ve- neering war-thne restrictions on en- emy aliens as fast as possible, the Department of Justice has ordered the xclease from parole and cancellation ,of bonds of more than 10,000 of these /aliens throughout the United States. ~As fast as their records can be exam- |ned in Washington orders for re- moval of restrictions are sent to United States attorneys. Some enemy aliens will continue to be held under ,restrictions and bond ~ntil p~ce Is declared. FOREIGN The vote Of New Zealand soldiers has wiped out the majority for prohi- bition, which was rolled Up in that commonwealth on April 11, according to a dispatch. Cardinal Mercier, the prinlate of Belgium, has informed tile American congressmen who are visiting-Brus- sels that he will visit the United States next October. Reginald Devnelle, a fashion design- er formerly of New York, was found not guilty of manslaugh~ed in connec- tion with the death of "Blllie" Carlton, an American dancer, iu the Old Bailey court in London. Casualties resulting from riots In the last forty-eight hours total sixty- eight killed and 100 wounded, it was Officially announced from Cairo. In .Alexandria troops fired into a mob, killing twenty and Wounding many. Four Bolshevist agents arrested in Bucharest have been sentenoed to long terms of lmprisomnent by u court-martial. Trials of other Bolshe- vist agents and of persons accused of circulating enemy proI)aganda con- tinue. The Berlin Zwelf Uhr Blatt reports that 157 persons had been killed and 181 wounded In the fighting between troops and strikers at Dusseldorf. ']:he heaviest fighting occurred when the strikers attempted to cut off the water supply. Fourteen A~nerican and six French soldiers were killed ,when an express train carrying American troops crashed into a stationary train with: French soldiers on furlough near Le-,. mans, France. Twenty-five Americans and twenty-two Frenchmen were inn ured. Herbert Hoover, director general of relief, has issued a review of the measure~ carried out by the United States, Great Britain, France and Italy during the nmnth of Marcll through the co-ordination of the su- preme economic council. The tot~ll. value of supplies distributed in-the. month was approxilnateiy $95,000,000; of which .all but el)out $2,.)00,000. was furnished on a basis of deferred pay- meuts. SPORT Fred Fulton, heavyweight pugilist, Ires filed a pelition in bankruptcy lu Federal court in Minneapolis. * "Bab~" Ruth of the Boston Amer-' icans, who play'~d left field in the Bal- timore exhibition game with the Bal- timore Internationals, made four home runs in six times at bat. The otl~er two times he was given base on balls. The Northwestern Fly Casters' AS- sociation will hold its 1@19 champion- ship in Portland Aug. 1, 2 affd 3. The event will he staged in a concrete pool now under construction, and the win- ner of the all-around clmmpionsllit~ will be able to enter tile national.tour- nament at Chicago Aug, 20, 21 and 2'2. GENERAL Lieut. R. B. Andrews, who is sta- tioned in Rumania, l~ a letter to his father at LeomJnster, Mass., states that he (lid not hear from home for fifteen months and then received 200 letters in one day. Lieut. Col. Theodore Roosevelt, as chalrma~ of a committee to call a convention of soldiers and sailors who served in the world war, has issued the call for a convention to be hem in St. Louis on May 8, 9 and 10. Col- onel Roosevelt expects that approx- inmtely 1,O30 delegates will be in at- tez~ance at the gathering. Charging a conspiracy to 'control all foodstuffs and other necessities of life, and alleging they have been hounded and persecuted for fifteen years becanse of a valuable patent on a pork and bean biscuit which was used by the hundreds of millions by the fighting armies of the war, Mrs. Louise Osbm~ae ltlorson and Miss Grace Osborne: her sister, of Omaha, filed a suit for $120,000,000 against a number of persons and firms nation- ally known. Two spectacular fires destroyed buildings in sectlohs of the husiness district at 1 itishurg, entailing a loss of between $150,000 and $200,000. The Ukrainian soviet forces have eaptm'ed Shnferopol, capital of the Crimea, and ].:upatorla, thirty-eight miles n()rtllwest, of Simperopol, with considerable booty. Mrs. Alice Cult,. an actress, and a daughter of the late Clara Reed, who created the role of Little Eva in "Un- cle TQm'S Cahin," is dead in New York in her fifty-secmid year. Bec'tuse 3h~. Janms W. Gerard, wife of the former aulbassador to Germany, has all excellent memory for faces, ttenry Bode, the only American sol- dier convicted of serving Germany as a spy, is serving a tea-year sentence in the disciplinary barracks at Gov. ernor's island. Bode, according to his confession, after blrs. Gerard had identified him as a man in German uniform who had appeared one day at the American embassy in Berlin, wear- ing the iron cross, deserted from the American arm}" at Fort Bliss, .Texas, in July, 1914, and. made his way to Germany, where he entered the Ger- man arnly. Eleven Y. M. C. ~ overseas workers were killed in action, three died from wounds and flfty-six from disease and other causes since the beginning of the war, according to an announce- ment by the National War Work Coun- cil of the organization in New York. When the War Department an- nounced the death in action of her grandson, Mrs. Rosa Hllka, aged resi- dent of Vandalla, near Damn, received the news stoically. When Slle wa~ told that the report was a mistake and that he was in the parade of the 148th 01~I0 ln]Mntry at Dayton the fell dam1 ~AGUA~BE ~. Western New.~aalaor "{~nlon News Service. ]Repairs will be completed at the oil tvell of the Lincoln County Oil Corn- puny at Hugo, aud drilling will be re- sumed at once. A foot of snow fell on the level and drifted in some places to a depth of four and five feet covered all of Weld county last week. The latest word received in Denver ~-elatlve to the departure of the Eighty- ninth division for America sets the hate of embarkation as May 10th. Fifteen acres of land near Ault, known as the Johnson place was sold for $4,500, or $300 an acre, which is almost a record price for land in this section. The Pueblo Knights of Columbus, Council No. 557, will erect a building costing $100,000 soon. The exact site has not been chosen yet, but some of ~he most centrally located bulldihg sites in .town are being considered. The Moffat tunnel measure, the $5,000,000 highway bond resolution and the bill for increased industrial ('ompensation benefits have been signed by Gov. Oliver H. Shoup, thus completing the course of legislative enactment. Drilling in the Round Buttes oil field, which has been in progress at Cart, Colo., by the Cactus Oil Coin- party for some weeks and which has progressed to the depth of nearly 2.000 feet without striking oil in paying quantities, h'~s ceased and the rig will be taken to other fields. Mrs. Nancy Bush, 70, was found guilty of nmrder In tile second degree by a Jury which returned its verdict at Montrose in the trial of the aged wom- an for the killing of her son, John Bush, on tlm night of Dec. 15. 1917. The verdict carries a penalty of from ten years to life imprisonment. Dean tI. Martyn Hart, after forty years' residence in the United States, received hls final naturalization pa- pers. tie came to Denver from Eng- land in 1879 and has resided in Den- ver ever since. He filed his first papers April 23. 1915. He was admitted to citizenship by Federal Judge Robert E. Lewis. Tile first cut in raih'oad fare sinc~ the war tax was added to the price of railroad tickets has been announced in a reduction of 3 cents in the price of tickets from Walker to Ia)ngmont. This takes off the war tax, and it is said that the Great Western road is going to announSe more reductions in a short time. Sale of appr0xlmately 1,400 acres of land four miles south of Longmont, for $160e000 is recorded in a warranty deed filed in the office of the county clerk. It is the largest realty deal transacted since County Clerk Beck- with took office foul" years ago and Is one of tile biggest made in Boulder county for lllally years. - Sufficient pinto beans to give each one of Weld county's 50,000 inhabitant~ a ration of forty pounds and potatoes sufficient to give each inhabitant a sack will perish in that county this spring and sumnler because of unfav- orable road conditions and inadequacy of railroad facilities for shipping the spuds and lack of market for the beans. Additions which will give more than an acre of new show space in connec- lion with the stadium at the Denver Union Stockyards, and that will cost between $125,000 and $200,000, are be- ing planned by heads of the Stock- yards Conlpany. Tile addition will be In the form of a new building, imme- diately adjolning the present stadium. It will be ready for 1920 stock show. The Steamboa~ Springs Commercial Club has been organized. So anxious were the business men to get the or- ganization perfected that a constitu- tion was adopted and all preliminary "work done the first night. Fire of unknown origin started in the big grocery and meat market of the Miners' A~sociatlon, Lafayette, de- stroyed the buliding and Its contents as well as the grocer3, store of John .~ordon and the residence of William Wehman, ('ausing a loss of $13,500. The Miners' Association estimates its loss at $8,000, with $3,000 insurance. Gor- do'n's loss is $3,0(~ with $1,200 insur- ance. The Wehman residence was worth $2.500. CoTone! Barney, recruiting officer in charge of recruiting in Colorado and Wyomhig, Ires been definitely in- formed that he can promise service in China, Hawaii, the Philippines or Pan- ama, and all enlistments are for three years fiat, with no reserve. Likewise he is enlisting men for duty in France and on the Rhine In the American Ex- peditionary Forces. Colored men without previous service can now en- list in the cavalry service in the Phil. ippines. Ouray county bas announced its plans for the extension of the work done last summer on the auto road from Ouray to Sllverton. This road is gradually taking its place as one of the leading scenic highways in the state, cutting through the sheer cation of the Uncompahgre fl~er for a distance ~f m~ny miles. It cost the state $1,208.17 to carry senators and representatives to and from the State Legislature, according to figures compiled by State Au~ltol Arthur~ M~-Stong. The most of this Hl~un~ was spent for railroad fare COLORADO NEWS NOTES. A new municipal mountain park, consisting of 27~& acres of land on Little Deer creek, eight miles south of Bear creek, lms been bought by the city of Denver for $1,600, and will be opened to picnickers this summer. Ths land is for the most part level meadow land covered with cottonwood trees. Negotiations are now umder way to procure more of the Little Deer creek bottom for the city, It helng recog- nized as ideal for campers. It is planned to improve roads leading tc~ the new acquisition. Chtldren in the Denver public schools bought nearly half a million dollars' worth of thrift and war savings stamps between Dec..8, 1917, and March 31, 1919,. according to the re- port of O. M. Schenck, custodian for tile stamps tn school district No. 1. During that time thrift cards have been exchanged for war savings stamps to the value of $89,98,0. The total purchases by school chil~lren in Denver of thrift and savings stamps were $435,976.29, the report shows. l~lglewood voters adopted an $80,000 bond issue for the erection Crf a new high school building. The vote was ap- proximately 3 to 1 in favor of the move: Work on tile new SClL001 will be started this spring, and it is expected it wlll be ready for occupancy by the opening of the fall term. The struc- tu~'e will probably be two stories Ill height, with a basement. It will be one of the most modern school houses in the state, according to present plans. - Without knowing that his name was being considered for the position, and never making application for same, Rev. C. W. Gray of Mead, while not even residing in the state and having been gone for twenty months, was ap- pointed by the governor of Pennsyl- vania as chaplain of the prison at Phil- adelphia at a salary of $1,800 a year. He will continue his pastoral year at Mead and return to the East in the fall. The Caribou district of Boulder county is experiencing a decided re- vival and more ore is now coming from the camp than in many years past. Nearly all of tile famous old producers are again active and have been brought to fresh producuon, or will be by work now under way. H.C. New- ton is assembling material for an early cesmnption on hls group, and many others in the field are in shape to make the summe~" a productive one. The Victory Loan campaign will ~, formally launched in Denver at a pa- triotic rally and mass meeting to be held in the auditorium the evening of April 22nd, which will be addressed by Billy Sunday in the first of a se- ries of speeches to be delivered by him over the United States under the auspices and at the request of the United States treasury officials hav- ing the national cpmpalgn in charge. Denver architects will compete for the honm' of providing plans for the Voorhles memorial gateway to tim Civic Center, to be cojlstructed on the Bates triangle at a cost of $100,000. A committee in charge of the building of this memorial to the late John H. P. V0orhies met in Mayor Mills' office and decided that such a competition is necessary according to the rules of the Denvea architects' organization, The hunt for bootleggers in Colora- do is not to be relaxed because of the action of the Colorado Legislature in the closing days of the session, Colo- nel Allen, head of the department, has announced. Instead, the force along the Wyoming-Colorado line will be in- creased and the commander states that the law evaders will find it a more difficult task to get liquor to Denver "lhan in the past. " The people of Logan county will be called on to a, ote on another school bond issue on May 5th. This time it iS for $65,000 for a dormitory, mainly for use of children from the country attending the Logan County Industrial Arts High School at Sterling. Jalnes B. Ballinger is a soldier from Mead, who was in the thick of the fighting in France, and was so se- riously wounded and shot up that it was feared for several months that he could not recover. Ballinger was about as near a hm]ffan wreck when tile surgeons began on him as Call be inlagined, and now he is able to re- sume his old occupation of automobile mechanic. Nuns is the first Weld county town to se~ dates for its fall fair. The Nunn festival will be held Friday and Satur- day, Sept, ]9 and 20. The fair commit- tee will offer $600 in cash prizes to keep up the reputation of the festival as the best exhibit of dry-farming pro- duets In northern Colorado. The fair Is a joint enterprise of the Commercial Club and the Farmers' Union. Under the vigorous drive for the Sal- vation Army home service, made by Assessor William T. Keogh and Mrs. Edward Traylor, $47~.70 was collected at Breckenridge, and a draft for that amount has been sent to the Salvation Army at Denver. The quota to be raised In Summit county was $300, but, as uhual, the county went "over the top." Work of planting 1,200 acres of mother beets for fhe raising o~ domes- tic beet seed to supply the demand of growers in the Wlfidsor district is al- most completed. The work has been delayed somewhat by reason of a shortage of help although the com- pany paid 37~ cents per hour for'ten hours' work. Windsor is one of the seed growing districts of northern Colorado and tile Great Western com-- pany plans to grow enough seed to supply all of its fact0rles without the h~lli of imported seed in the future. The Always the best buy for the price The greatest five-cents wortb The Flavor Lasts BROOD M X,~'~,q/ Ipti:g ~loSalstl':~r:hboelt R: g?Y : t:r:l;~t Stallions and all others, in bran or oat~| tongue. Then you wltl have very little ff sickness of any kind among your horses. Sold by druggists booklet. SPOHN MEDICAL CO., "GOSHEN, Making Preparations: Little Geoffrey had been very dis- appointed at Christmas time. He had asked Santa Claus for a drum and a whistle, but his father had countermanded the order, as he had no wish to be driven mad witlt noise. But things changed later. "My mother is coming to ~tay with us," Said Geoffrey's mother. "Oh, Is she?" said. Geoffrey's fa- then. Then, turning to tl~e child, he said: "Look here, sonny, y.ou wanted a drum and a whistle, didn't,, you? You shall have it tomorrow." Women Should Carry Pencils: "Now that there are getting to be so many women in business," com- plained an office man, "every business h(tuse in the course of the day h[ls many women callers, but I never have found one yet who carried a pencil. "Frequently you have to gl~:e them an address or a memorandum of some sort. Invarlablj' the first request is, 'May I borrow a pencil?' "If women are going to be really efficient in the work world they've got to remodel their ~lothes and provide a pocket for pencils." Some birds we know are great thinkers of, second-hand thoughts. Those who go from bad to worse seldom buy excursion tickets. Use for Old Batte! In open fireplaces, espe~ wood is used for fuel, a ored-flre effect nlay be pr~ Popular Mechanics placing one or two old dry the hot coals. The sul~ which the top of the batt~ soon burns away, antl~ up a chemical action, pr~ which burns with a fla~ bhle, purple and green. ( cell will continue the from half to three-quarte# depending hi)on the heat' in which It is placed. ~0O| taches to this product|o~| fire. It costs nothlng,~ ~ins~..,. dry batteries are ordinaries~ will provide both amusemen~ Terrible Thoug~ Betty, who had been to~ for the first time, came She was asked, what theP| and rephed :" The teaCh~|l:| sit beside a red-haired git, "Well, wlmt /difference make Betty ?" "Well, aifft red hair cat~ J All Mixed" UP' "Do you ~'ant to see the opera? .... No; Pm confuse it ls."~Kansas City Jou~t Woman m~y be the W~ but she sometimes contal~ er spirit. All Food-No I.f you w_an% an appe =iz- ready-%o-ea = cereal %Kh you can serve with no 'uss and with ulle satisfaction, try---.