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The Idaho Springs Siftings-News from Idaho Springs, Colorado • 1

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miner who digs a fortune out of the earth has the satisfaction of knowing he has not robbed a soul, even though he becomes a thousand times a Ward Beecher NEWS ESTABLISHED 1883 SIFTINGS ESTABLISHED 1900 Camping Grounds For Auto Tourists Idaho has been without a regular place for automobile tourists to camp and much criticism has been the result. Parties who would choose to stop off here have been compelled to Many times they would pick a camping location and after unloading their outfit would be informed by some citizen that camping was not permitted at that location. When they would ask where they might go they were generally directed out of the city limits and would leave Idaho Springs harboring an ill feeling instead of becoming boosters for our little mountain city. E. M.

Moscript has found a solution to the problem. He offers five lots adjoining his lumber yard for the purpose. A sign will probably be erected by the city reading Grounds for Another sign will be put up at the eastern limits of the city informing travelers that suitable camping grounds are provided and directing travelers to them. The city marshal and private citizens will direct tourists to the location, and the plan should work to the advantage of both the city and the visitors. Mr.

Moscript was extended a vote of thanks by the city council for his kindly offer. Cities are becoming more and more kindly to automobile tourists, and Greeley, instead of posting the usual sign of warning, and threatening arrest for exceeding a speed limit, has erected one reading Down, and a companion sign reading You, Come Such courtesy is bound to be noticed and appreciated and will inure to the benefit of the town, just as it pays for a business man to be courteous to his patrons. Miss Jean Horton was the charming hostess at a card party Tuesday afternoon in honor of her house guest. Miss Bonebrake. Vases of wild flowers filled the rooms.

A delicious luncheon was served in the afternoon. Those enjoying the afternoon were the Mesdames Rens Schirmer, Fred Collom, Joe Meyer, Henry Merry, W. E. Renshaw, W. L.

Bush, Richard Staley, Eileen Brown, W. T. Chappell; Misses Bonebrake, Tamme, Heather Hill and Elizabeth Robinson. John F. Kaminky, one of the popular mining men of Alice, was in the city the first of the week.

Save Your Combings We make them into three-strand switches for $1.50. The Beauty Parlor, Mrs. Maude Burgess. Lode? OTfaf store is the authorized resident deafer for Royal Tailors York. Rouaf 7aifored- to Measure Suits antf Overcoats' Sl6, Sl7.

lao. $l5- $3O and $35. jHIiiHHiBB Come In and See Our New FALL SAMPLES Over 500 Patterns to Select From ADOLPH NELSON IDAHO SPRINGS SIFTINGS-NEWS Published- of Idaho Liquor Case Goes Over for a Week The case against August Swan-1 son and J. T. Guanella of Georgetown, who stand charged with having violated the state prohibitory law, was not tried last Wednesday but will be tried next ednesday.

August 9. Owing to tlie difficulty to secure a suitable jury on the spur of the moment iu the county seat District Attorney feared that the case could not be completed in one day and as he had other business set for the following day it was deemed necessary to let the case go.over. Swanson and attorney, John J. White, was anxious to case with a quickly gathered but the district attorney would not consent. County Assembly to Meet Tomorrow The Republican county assembly will meet at Georgetown Saturday afternoon, Aug.

5, at 1 to designate candidates for the various county offices. The following delegates will represent Idaho Springs at the assembly: E. M. Moscript, Ed Rouse, W.L, Bush, Thomas Barnard, VV. E.

Renshaw, Thomas A. Jones, R. R. Graham, John A. Lynn, G.

C. Stumm, P. P. Bnrbour, D. G.

Holland, B. A. Holley, W. J. Woodward, W.

A. Roberts, I. G. Stafford, J. W.

B. Smith. Miners Meet at Empire On account of a misunderstanding and a confusion of dates, the meeting of the Metal Mining association, held at Empire last Monday night, was not as largely attended as it would have been if the Georgetown and Silver Plume branches had been represented. Owing to the absence of the secretary and other officers no regular meeting was held, but an informal meeting was conducted in the town hall, and was addressed by E. M.

Moscript, O. Barlow Wilhnarth and Frank Brady, and it was decided to hold the next regular meeting at Silver Plume on Monday night, August 28. Idaho Springs was represented by the following: L. McLean, A. G.

Dobbins, Geo. W. Ford, O. B. Willmarth, C.

A. Woodward, P. W. Welch, Thomas Cain, J. J.

McColl, Harry Curran, Herbert Johnson, W. T. Hireen, R. G. Smith, Mr.

and Mrs. W. A. Funk, B. J.

Jacobs. The next meeting is expected to be one of the most enthusiastic ever held in the county. Come out everybody, and show the world that we are alive and mean business. IDAHO SPRINGS, FRIDAY, AUGUST 4, 1916 Why We Are for Stocker Several of the friends have asked us why we are for Allison Stocker for governor the Because he has made a most efficient official and comes before the people with a splendid record. He has had both business and political experience, and by bis record already has proven that he can combine the two for the benefit of the public service.

Colorado needs a thoroughly efficient chief executive, and the Siftings-News has sufficient confidence in Allison Stocker to believe him to be the right man for the place. Better Pay Your Water Rent The water commissioner, chairman of the water committee, and the city attorney have been instructed by the city Council to prepare an ordinance to bring before the council atJJje next regular meeting, whiclv'Ttill regulate and adjust the city water rates in anticipation of an enforced advance on the order of the state public utility commission. The rates at present are inadequate to provide sufficient reve nne for the maintenance of the system. Many consumers have been withholding payment pending an adjustment, but it is well for those who wish to take advantage of the low prevailing rate to pay their, bills at once. When the new rates are put into effect, there will be no rebates or concessions of any kind, except that the council will endeavor to continue the practice of giving free water to the religious bodies, although even this will probably not be permitted.

Johnson Candy Company Receives New Machinery In order to better care for an increasing business and to manufacture a larger proportion of their own goods, the Johnson Candy company has received a carload of candy making machinery and will soon have it installed ready for use. William May, an expert candy and ice cream man from Wichita, was recently employed by Mr. Johnson, and he has been making the fountain goods and a line of home-made candies. With the equipment of new machinery a larger line of confectionery will be made and the buying public can secure fresh made goods of home manufacture and feel assured that only the purest and best ingredients are used. Fred Aultland, underground proprietor of the Onondago mine, sustained a painful injury through a fall at the mine last Monday, breaking his right ankle.

Fear is had that other bones in his riglit leg may also have been broken but due to the swelling of the limb, nothing definite can be ascertained. Hcarf oP Bad Air Trouble to be Eliminated Work at the Onondago has been suspended and a number of the men put to work at the Kane Adit to hasten that connection with the upraise of the Capital. The air has become so bad in the raise that work was almost impossible, hence the hastening to completion of the connection with the Kane Adit. As soon ns this is completed, a compressor will be installed at the month of the adit when work will be resumed withvigor. The estimated time required for the completion of the above mentioned project is from two to three months.

Upon accomplishing the difficulty, which bo long harassed work in the Capital and Onondaga of bad air, will for one and all time have been overcome and removed. Tungsten Found In the Old Queen Mine O. W. Hayes of Golden and Dr. Polly of Cripple Creek have taken a lease on the old Queen mine in Gilson gulch and have commenced operations.

They have opened up a streak of tungsten ore on the east end of the vein and have now about three tons on the plat. The gentlemen interested are not boomergL biit are practical mining men and know a good thing when they see it. Test of the ore showed per cent tungsten to the tom Hancock to Manage Colorado Power Co. Charles J. Hancock, the popular and efficient manager of the United Hydro Electric company at Georgetown will remove to Idaho Springs and become district manager for the Colorado Power company which has taken over the business of the United Hydro company.

R. J. Davis, who has been the local manager for the old company, tendered his resignation nearly two months ago, to take effect as soon as the affairs of his company are fully settled and the new company is ready to place Mr. Hancock in charge. It will probably be the middle of September before all matters are finally adjusted when Mr.

Davis will retire and spend several months at leisure. Mr. Hancock owns a home in Georgetown but will soon remove his family to Idaho Springs and become a permanent resident here. Keep right on telling people this is a good town and in time they will make you believe it yourself. Nothing to It But Hughes Is Report from the East Judge F.

Gatlin of Montrose has returned from nil extended trip in the cast and this is the opinion of the (xilitical situation: all one way the situation now. Why, Wilson will not have a look in, remember what I say, unless conditions change wonderfully iu the next 60 days. I traveled on the trains, on the boats, and mixed up with all kinds of people, anil there was absolutely no Wilson or bis policies. are having prosperity, yes a few munitions factories in the east and their employes are getting rich quick, but the masses, the business men. are wondering what is going to happen when the war is over.

They have not forgotten that prior to the opening of the war in 1911 everything was stagnant, at a standstill, hundreds of thousands of men were idle, the bread lines were long in the cities, railroads were going into the hands of receivers, while prices of everything were advancing. They know that if the war had not come on to relieve the situation we would linve been face to face witli the greatest panic in the history of the country. sentiment is not confined to any one section, it is universal- They know that if something is not done and done quickly, we shall have to face such stupendous problems at the close of the war that will drive us into a panic where no man can fortell the end. The voters have determined to act at the first opportunity, and that opporportunity will arrive on the seventh of November. is my candid opinion that Mr.

Hughes will carry every large state in the east and middle section, not by small majorities, but by a vote that will be a landslide. It was astonishing, the unanimity of feeling. It is all one way. I was telling a man on the train something of this feeling, when I incidentally remarked that I did not know what the south would do. Across the aisle sat a stranger listening to the conversation.

said he, the states along the border, Texas, for instance, will come very close to going Republican, for the sentiment is strongly against the administration. The insolence of the Mexicans has forced the people to arm themselves to protect their own I this is the feeling concluded Judge Catlin. Streets Will Now Be Better Kept The new road drag recently purchased on trial by the city has proven itself to be a better acquisition than was anticipated. In two-and-one-half days more work on the streets was accomplished than could have been done in a month by the old method, says Alderman Moscript. The drag will keep the holes filled and the lumps cut off and by its occasional use the streets should be kept in good condition.

Morrison was the scene of a most enjoyable evening last Saturday when a small party motored down for a dinner dance. Those enjoying the occasion were: Mr. and Mrs. W. E.

Renshaw, Mr. and Mrs. Henry Merry, Misses Heather Hill, Jean Horton, Bonebrake, Emma Tamme, Mrs. Eileen Brown; Messrs. Phil Merry, Biff Johnson, George Broad, McDonald acd Major Forbes.

Come See the Bargains The Art Shop (Next to Weinbergers) Half Price on Battenberg, Drawn Work, and Kimonos One-half and one-third off Madeira, Cluny, Etc. Big Sale Saturday and all Next Week SIFTINGS-NEWS vol 2 2 Senatorial Assembly to Meet Here Aug. 11 The Republican assembly of the 26th Senatorial district, which comprises the counties of Clear Creek, Gilpin, Grand and Summit, lms been called to meet in Idaho Springs on Friday, Aug. 11, at the office of J. W.

B. Smith. Designation of candidates for state senator will be made. There is some talk of naming Guy C. Stumm if lie can be induced to accept the designation, while others are of the opinion that Robert Sayre of Central City is tlie only logical man to represent the district in the state senate.

Dave Williams received a telegram from Dodgeville, on Monday announcing the death of his brother, Thomas, who was a resident of this community for a few years and interested in the mining business at Freeland several years ago. At the time of his death he was living on the old home farm in Wisconsin..

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