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Trans-mississippi Congress

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Denver, Colo., May ia- Tbe transMÍ88Íssippi congress met at the Fifteenth Btreet theatre this morning at 10 o'clock with about 1,000 delegates present, and as many visitors. The object of the congress is to ucite the people of tbe nd territories west of the Missiseippi river for the promotion of their comra rcial interest. H. M. Fishback, of Port Smith, Ark., presided at the opening meeting. What They W1I1 Talk AboaU Among tue qaestions to be discussed will be: Leg:slation affecting commerce, transportation and iinance; improvement of waterwys, lake, gulf and Pacific coast; markets for western products; promotion of agricultural and mannfacturïng interests; irrigation and reclamation of arid lands; western mineral lauda and ;heir developmont; cause and effect oL lusiness combi nations and their uses; reciprocity and international trade extensión.