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S 'J I f WEATHER TODAY Fair; warmer. TfTT V t 1 S
TSIim ' SJT UTAH' mSDAY MOHMTO JDCTI 15, 1904 . 12 PflGES.-Fi O til
vernment Tells now
;o Prepare Land,
lishing Sagebrush, Build
ig Literals and Distrib
,We Guido Furnished for Begin-r
cers and Others aB to Cost
A to Tho Tribune.
dSHINGTON, Juno 14. The Of
fice of Experiment Stations,
United States Department of
Agriculture, will soon Issue a bul
descrlblng methods of preparing:
or Irrigation and applying water
ps in different sections of the arid
of the United States,
his bulletin the methods of get
Id of sagebrush, smoothing: the
I, building lateraJs, and distribut
er over fields as developed by
perience of farmers In irrigated
tf, are brought together and de
1. The tools and implements
re illustrated and the cost of the
based upon actual examples in
nt States, is given,
purpose Is to afford beginners
ble guide, both as to the cost of
11 a bringing wild land under cultivation
IelarW' irii metncis best su'tc(l to different
ie rail V Mils, climates and crops. Tho facta
acta nduded In tills bulletin have been
rpbr' 'llhered by th0 Irr,eation investiga-
infl ft l?ons of tb's oflcc' acting in. co-opcra-
orttifi lion with the State experiment stations
of'fet iad State engineers' offices,
rhkh!1 CSt f Irrl?ntlon-
Ipfc Tni! lletin brings out the fact, not
ytll understood, that the cost of prc-
i wrlRi: land for Irrigation 1b In many
lutances greater than the cost of
Sirtf balWlng canals and reservoirs. De
id U ailed figures of the cost of checking1
id te'i and show that It varies In certain dls
nxatk rlcts in California from to ?18.0S
ild, m ptr acre.
sim $Thl8 Is more than twice Uie cost of
the o 52a canal systems in the San Joaquin
Itik jilley, California, which is given In
'H report of Hie Census Bureau for
rergl Kas Ji.93 per Irrigated acre. "Where
- sl :fit preparing of land is contracted for
inlr I cost of checking varies from 57.50
tnsak to 120 per acre. The price of preparing
icai hud for Hooding is much less but Ih
- nktt ?5 pr acre in Wyoming-.
Ill j The need of a better understanding
bro this particular branch of Irrigation
i pactlc Is becoming- more and more
j :Imponarit. Reservoirs and canals are
I en. .but means to accomplish a purpose.
i AM purpose Is to Increase tho pro
'.ducts of the soil. The value of tho
yn well or reservoir depends upon the
usaf tr"RC of iana which it will serve
njjrtw the increase in the value of the
utita'J Products which the use of water will
irate briny about.
l But eans of Applying- Water.
ask rThe time is coming when the most
, mportaut problems connected with lr-
Ration will be the best means of ap-
'' j pln 'ater and not, as at present,
ntsM ' ot- canal and reservoir building-,
'orUMi : About thirty different methods of ap-
flying water are now In use. This
RTJTT ffJ nt mean that there are thirtv dls-
il4ic 1! systems, but includes tho different
ZJ f IjrcPaiIn5 1'id by checking,
tomparlmcnte, deep and shallow fur-
"3 flooding, sprinkling and sub-irrl-
Htf Fi The bu,1"n Gives some of the
in.' S,o,a seiiIe5 of tC3ls o different
; "hod ,of applying water and the dlf-
Jf Mnce in loss of water by evaporation
it WnJ Elmllow furrov-'s n
'unt ?nc and one-hair times aa
i c?3ttT2 needcd to J"sate an
IS hSL f. la?d by floodInK re-
'aES 1,1 fum twelve inches deep.
cno atld one-lhlrd times as much
J ion-; 'aS reeved to irriKatc in fur-
VrcJ lnchGtJ dceP as m furrows
JJJijf vae loot deep.
tfi tr tV,n? f. one-thir(l of the water
Su a madoptIon oC a betler awtem
i"3;,1'"1 a larRe increase In the
rS SCnWhich collld be Initiated from
.1 Daj or reservoirs.
-mCBIMES and criminals!
MBlPpmte -P115' Detective Sam-
..,-3ffrtn art ' (?,aS Q not, le3!1 than foar
...rtwnrnentf "'?ie tha" tcen years lm-
?wffi5 SSHmu'dep 01 Snp.
ftte" ira. June. 1 L Ths
Uhinnn r.r,L?", C0Hrt "gainst Ju-..:-.Siuivof
h?is ?nd u1?,"1'1 Haj-tman, round
.Z&mii TT?rlbcry members of tha
uljyni 5,5 01 trageay has not been
PROVO TO ELKS
Garden Cily Wears the
Purple and lite.
Keys of Hospitality Await
the- Coming of the
Town Surrenders and Bids All Com
ers to Eat, Drink, Be Merry
Special to Tho Tribune.
PROVO, June 14. To the Elks:
Beautiful Provo extends to you a
hearty welcome. Dressed in the
fraternal colors of those she de
lights at this time to honor, she bids
you make merry.
The keys to her hospitality and the
Kangaroo, "co'urt are In your hands. Do
with them as you may.
The wild man Is here, so is the other
fellow who loops the loop. They will
Tea gardens from China and "Chinese
girls from Provo are ready to serve
tea to you in native fashion.
From the other side-of the great con
tinent come the beer gardens from
Germany and pretty little German
girls from the Garden City to charm
J.VU. 41111 mill it UC.UIL11.U1 UIOCK OL
granite from the "Wasatch, and men
from the Wasatch, too, and other fel
lows besides, who are skilled in the
hammer craft. They are to have a
race on the granite block. All hall to
the winner. A golden image shall be
his reward. 2sit for the other fellow.
The vaudeville attractions are at
your mercy. Sec them all. A cordial
greeting and something besides Is as
sured all who enter.
Xow for her royal highness, the
Queen, beautiful to behold. May her
beauty, sweetness and good tmalities
abide with her to the end of her days,
and her frlonds be as numerous as her
loyal subjects are today. Her maids of
honor may they become queens, true
ami noble as they are today. All hail!
All these and many other attractions
Provo has In store for the Elks. See
to it that Joy abounds.
PROVO DECKED AND READY
FOR THE VISITING ELKS
Special to The Tribune.
PTtOVO, Juno 14. The arrangomonts for
the reception and entertainment of visit
ing guests arc receiving tho finishing
touch. Never before has such a display
of bunting and flags been seen In Provo.
Every telephone pole is girdled with white
and blue. Streamers are tastefully placed
upon the buildings and from electrlc-llght
poles, to buildings. Everybody Is folio w
hz tho fashion.
Everything possible has boon done for
the accommodation and pleasure of visit
ing friends. Every door swings wide open
and welcomes all. Mo person need remain
awaj on account of the crowd. There are
about 5000 bomcH in Provo, each of which
expects from threu to live visitors.
Tho following is the programmo for
Parade from the station at D:30 a. m.
Visiting lodges and bauds march to tho
opera-hoiJS- where a social session will
be held at 10 a. m. ; addresn of welcome
by Mayor "William M. Poylance; music,
"Elks' Two-Step," by Utah State band;
call to order and address, President C. M.
Wilson; prayer by chaplain, the Rev. El
mer I. Goshen of Ogden lodge; solo; rc
Bpon3e by Exalted .Ruler D. D. lloutz,
quartette; rcaponsc, "The Faults of Our
Brothers We Will Write Upon the Sand,
Their Virtues Upon Tablets of Lovo," by
H. II. Eoiapp of Ogden lodge; selection by
Amphion baud; song, "'America," by th6
Events of the day are outlined as fol
lows: 9:C0 a. m. Ixidgo parade.
10 a. m. Exercises at the opora-housa.
11 a. m. Tolling cloven strokes.
Z p. m. Exercises at opera-house
S'SO p. ra. Coronation of Queen (Mid
4 p. m. Looping tho loop.
5 p. m. Dancing in Mozart hall.
C:30 p. m. Balloon ascension. .
f:30 p. m. Drama at opera-house.
5:30 p. m. Dancing at Mozart hall.
11 p. m. Tolling eleven strokes.
All. attractions in Midway run from 10
a. an. to 12 mldnleht.
Perdicaris Not Yot Released.
WASHINGTON, June 14, United
States Consul Gumcre, at Tangier, Mo
rocco, today cabled to the State depart
ment, indicating that the negotiations
for tho release of Perdicaris and Varlcy
have not yet been completed. Just
where the hitch is cannot be learned.
It is suspected that it relates to the
vexed question of a guarantee by the
United States and Great Britain.
Killed "While Laying- Mines.
TOKIO, June 14. While the Taihoku
was engaged in laying mlnen at the
entrance to Port Arthur last night, n
mine exploded, killing ofrc- offlcor and
elghtean men and wounding two offi
cers and seven men. The Taihoku, which
Is a naTal transport, was not seriously
Supposed Train Robbor "Not tho Man.
OMAHA. Juno 14. George W. Hen
dricks, who wns thought to be the train
robber killed r.t Glcnwood Springs, Colo.,
Ik In Jnll In tola city under a penitentiary
Hcntence for forging express moncv oi
floni. Ho was nrrcstcd May 2S. und on
fcrlal Kleftdx guilty; '
to Aid Irrigation
Several Sections Called Back on. Ac
, count of tho Bear Lako
Spcclnl to Tho Tribune
WASHINGTON, D. C, June 11.
Iland ofllclals at Blackroot, Ida.,
today were Instructed by the
acting Commissioner of ' tho
Innd Office to withdraw from all forms
of disposal sections 7 and S, 17 and 18,
In township 3, South, range 41 East!
This withdrawal Is made on account
of the Bear Lake Irrigation project,
These patents were issued today:
Utah David J. Williams. Provo City,
investment and savings book.
Wyoming Charles M. Hurst. Raw
lins, switch and signal track trip: also
signal and switch trip.
Heaviest Car Wool
Ever Shipped in U. S.
Sent Prom Muxphy, Ida., to Cincin
nati, and Weighed 60,441
Special to Tho Tribune.
NAMPA, Ida., June 14. Robert Noblo,
tho sheep millionaire of this
count, today shipped over the
Dewey railroad from Murphy what,
la said to be the heaviest car of wool
ever shipped inthe United States. The
car, a large furniture-car, contained 162
bales, weighing 60,441 poundu, bringing
to Mr. Noble ?10,000. The car goes to
Deported Miners in Kansas.
PITTSBURG, Kan.. June 14. Six de
ported minora from Colorado arrived to
day on a freight train by way of Kan
bos City. They were taken care of by
the district board of mine-workers.
r-, X ... - 7- : 'A '
Knox Will Retire
from the Cabinet
His Resignation as Attorney-General
Will Be Sent in Moody to
WTW y ASHINGTON.'junell. Although
15 the Attorney-General refuses to
either deny or' affirm the state
ment, it is learned from a high
source that it Is his intention to retire
from the Cabinet within the next few
days, or as soon as his appointment as
a. United States Senator from the State
of Pennsylvania shall be received from
Gov. Pc-nnypacker. He will be rue-
i r i
Attornoy-Genoral Knox, Who Has
Been Appointed Sonator from Pennsylvania.
ceeded by Mr. Moody, the present Sec
rotary of the Navy. It Is said that after
a conference with the Provident, Attorney-General
Knox concluded that his
action in retiring nt once, from the De
partment of Justice would be in ac
cordance with the spirit of the Consti
tution, which provldew that each State
shall have two Senators and empowers
the Governor to appoint in caso of vagrancy.
i I . A ;
MORE AGITATORS DEPORTED
CRIPPLE CHEEK. Colo, June 1 1. Thirty-six hkmi wore departed this afternoon
by the mllllarv. The men. who irc destined for Old Mexico, wore residents
of dlfrrrcrent sections of the district, but mainly lived in Cripple Creek and
Victor. All were union men or union sympathizers. - 1
The executive board of the Western Federation of Miners this afternoon Issued
on appeal to the (people, proclaiming Innocence of Its mcmbors" arid 'dcclarlmr that
Colorado people arc making war upon union organizations ,
G. G. Kennlson. president of the Cripple Crock Miners' union, arrested yester
day, was brought here tonight In custody of an ofllccr. " - i ' i v
Eight y-scvon warrants have been. Issued for men bupposed to have been mixed
up In the explosion at Independence station.
Forty leading business men Issued a statement today. In which thev dccln'ro
that In tho future nelthci walking delegates nor labor unions will be allowed to .
say who may or may not work In Teller county, or who mav or mav not do -uufiinoss
Tried to Kill
Himself in Office
Retired Merchant of Arizona At
tempts His Life While in
NEW YORK, June 14. Samuel - M.
BurbBJik of Arizona, a retired
merchant, attempted to kill him
self today by cutting his throat, in
a law oflice. He- i.s now a prisoner in a
hospital, charged with attempted sui
cide. Mr. Burbank is 55 years of age and
a brother of Caleb A. Burbank, the
residuary legatee of tho late Ambrose
Brackett Burbank, a millionaire, who
died on January 17 last, and who for
several months before the time of his
death was nursed by Samuol M. Bur
bank. It is believed that Samuel M.
Burbonk'8 mind was affected by his
closo car of hia uncle, and for some
lime his brother has feared such an
outcome as that of tpday.
Gov. Carter His Proxy.
HONOLULU, June 14. Samuel Parker
has cabled to Gov. Carter, who is In the
United States to attend tho Republican
National convention as his proxy as Na
Serving Time '
for Another Ian
Strange Story of Crime Brought -to
Light by the Confession' of "
Special to Tho Tribune.
DEER LODGE, Mont., June II. Dur-:
lng the auuimer of ISSi, John'
Edwards, a biukcman, was found
on top of a car of Colo's " circus
train with a bullet through his
back. The body was sent to Salt Lake.,
where It was burled. One year later. "Wil
liam Murphy walked Into tho police sta
tion at Mlnusapolls and Informed the offi
cers that he killed Edwards. , Ho was
taken to Montana, triod, convicted and
sentenced to life lmprleonmcnt here. That
was nineteen yonrs ago. Today ho Is a
hclplcES, hopeless lunatic within tho walls
of tho penitentiary here. In Ivansns Cltv
another aged man, William MUlcr by
name. Is held on his oW-n confession tha't
be, and not Murphy, committed the mur-
dor. Convicts who know Murphy best, as
also prison officials, hollow Murphy tired
a shot to scare the brakeman, and that he
had no Intention of injuring him. but ho
laur believed he had roally killed him.
honco h surrendered to authorities, fear
ing ho was a hunted man.
Latest photograph of Gen. Sherman,
Bell, in command of the" troops in the
Cripple Creek region in - Colorado.
Picture also shows militia marching
dynamiters under arrest to the bull
AT f AT AM
Brown leo Defeated
Engagement Began at Noon
) Around Russian Position
and Raged All Day.
Czar Is Advised of the Contest-' and
. of Severe Losses Upon -Part
of Hia Soldiers.
ST. PETERSBURG,' June, 14. Em
perpr Nicholas has received the
following telegram from Lieut
Gen. .Baron Stakelberg ' bearing
"A battle began at noon around the
Russian position four and a half miles
south of tho station of Wafanhoon,
the enemy making repeated attempts
to dislodge our left flank. Tho attack
way repelled und we retained our po
sition. I '"The first . regiment, occupying the
' left flank of our position, sustained se
vere losses. Its . commander, Col.
Khavastounoff, and Adj. Sub.-Llcut.
DragoslafC Nodochiusky were killed.
Gen. Gernross was wounded, a shrapnel-bullet
shattering the right side of
his lower Jaw, , but he remained' on the
Conference Ovor Tyner. Letter.
. "Wa'shiNGTOX. June 14. The Presi
dent had a conference with District At
torney Morgan H. Bench, who prose
cuted the Tyner case, and Charles H
Robb. ivho was Assistant Attorney-General
for the roslofllce department In
succosslon to Mr. , Tyner. The confer
ence related to the Tyner letter., .' ,
r t. . i , .
'clans gather II
Many Pilgrims on Way fl
to Convention. H
Uaders Now Figuring on
tha Running Mate for fl
, . Roomelt' 1
Several flanks in the Platform Arc ' I i 11
Giving- Them Considorablg i p j jjH
, Cause for Worry. M j
Special to Tho Tribune u. II i
CHICAGO. Juno 14. This city Is T'
now the Mecca, to which hosts of i In ' ijH
Republican pilgrims are journey- if ! jijH
ing. while the eyes of millions fll'i'H
more turn their gazo toward this great
Inland metropolis, all Intent on obsorv- tfffl )
lng" the convention which convenes JJSf-
next Tuesday. .j if
The leaders, many of whom are now : m
on the ground, ar figuring on th ' m
running mate for Roosevelt, whose (li iH
nomination by the party having al- ' h i
ready been made, needs only the rati- ( j j
ficatlon of the convention. Wlio wilt ' '
he be2 That Is the question which wor- iff 'H
Two names from Illinois are- present- , i 'fja
ed Hitt and Cannon. Indiana presents jjjl j
another, Fairbanks. Thei-6 ar.e several : Jit ;
f.avorito sons from several States $1
whose names will be presented to the , h? 1
convention, but the three first men- I m'l
tloncd are tho only ones who now are , 1 2f ;
considered in the contest 5 j
necessary to Carry These States. j p ! 'H
These three gentlemen come from $ :H
States, which It 1b necessary for the' ' 1
Republicans to carry In November. In I tin
view of the factional qnarrel In Till- K j
nols, which caused thy deadlock of ten 1 Nfy 'H
days in the recent State convention i
and which has rent the party badly. I IJJ 'H
Indicates that an Illinois man will most 1 2
likely be selected and that man will ),, 'H
be Hitt mill
Wlille their are many who believe Iff.;
that Cannon would be the stronger of :!(.' jj?J
the two in the East, they also know I
that in the country west of the Mis- L S
Bisslppi river there Is little love for J' 1 rl
the- Speaker, in view of his having an- li'h J
tagonlzed, during his career in Con- t
gress, almost everything In which tho ' v'll
people of that section were Interested. !rrll H
lionpo Aft' fnnnnn ic irt lllrr.li- tr. K PhJL'Ii 9 H
struck by the VIce-Prcsldential bolt.
Western States will be needed when ,' I' SvH
the battle of the ballots occurs In No- , jtH
vcmber. . fa j(H
It is believed that the nomination of yj fjH
an Illinois man for Vice-President J f, ijH
would have a tendency to harmonize liil
affairs in Wisconsin, where the breach l ffH
in the party is greater than In the Hi jjlH
Sucker State. Wisconsin will also be l ' fH
needed by tho Republicans in Novem- m4 H
Indiana Man Not Available. , jj nH
In Indiana party hatchets have been .5'
burled for some time, but these can be , Jj, 9
resurrected and it Is thought best U 'H
not to lake chances with Fairbanks. ! ' I
-His term as Senator does not explro . f i H
until 1900, while the term of his col- ' .vl
league, Beverldgc, expires next year. ').
Two Senatorshlps from one State j
would make a battlo royal and as the -k
Legislature which is to be elected In ifj i
the Hoosler State this year must f
choose Bcveridge's successor. It is ft j H
deemed wise not to disturb Fairbanks. t 1
The Hoosler State is thought to bo vf i
safely Republican this year for the Na- fj
tional ticket, so the Republicans of that yjij
State will In all probability have to be fulg
satisfied with the selection of Bever- ' iiill
Idge to second the nomination of x ; h6
Virtually the platform lu3 been pre- IJ aj J Jl
pared for some time. Sepnlor Lodg Hf Bl
having been credited with carrylnp: It flufi
In his inside pocket. This- j-Jaifwrn,
so leaders declare, must declare In ra- x-ji 'H
vor of no revision of the tariff. In oth-
or w6rds "loave well enough alone." j 1
This plank Is the one of all others that .! 1
has given the leaders the greatest con- m 1
cern and many private conferencea I
wero held in the National capl- m I
tal on the subject during tho j
last session of Congress. Thero f JH
are many Republicans who bo- f ft1 . H
licve that the present tariff lawn F; B
should be revised. There are many jk j
who Incline to the Iowa Idea and this ,&
class must be placated and it will be, j
but how? That is what worries. , U&
Another question that also causes j H
much concern Is how to handle the : H
Mormon problem. The light on Smoot fa I IH
has made this question a National one. , f j H
Several States are Interested In this. I, & 0 H
The Mormons control one outright and ' r-j H
they poll a heavy vote in the others. ijSrfil H
It is necessary to hold these States In (J H
But how? The woman's organlza- klliiiH
tlons of the country want a plank de- Mlls
fining the party's position on this. Mra. jSj H
Schoff. head of the National League of t d jM
Woman's Organizations, is liere. as also h Nil H
a number of other representatives of M
woman's clubs. Their influence Is far- fiU
reaching. They reach the voter in a i li' 1
way that no others can. In the horns. H
They are more In earnest upon thl l'l'jfi lH
question than ever before. To dlpre- I j- l H
gnrd their appeal? mentis a great deal. Jfclfi H
Will It be done? Utah. Idaho. Or- 'v ll
gon and Wyoming, with thirteen eleo- , IMI
toVal votes, mny be needed in Novem- 'f'ifl H
ber Then, too. California and Colo- n H
rado and Nevada, with sixteen eleo- jt.fi H
toral votes, and containing a large Mor- UJ MM
mon contingent, may also be needed,". . '