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kTxXXV., NO. U SALT LAKE CITY, TUESDAY MORNING, APRIL 30, 1912. H PAGES FIVE CENTS
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rM tin mills v.-!C closed, the
pBjjUflur. d partial holidays and
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P A. B. W1DENER, Erector oft
ite Star line, who lost a son in
Titanic disaster, and who will participate
A in Senate inquiry as questioner of Ismay
MEN ID WOU ARE
mm WITH CLUBS
Workinmen at ion City, 111.,
Resent Prayers Put Up by
ZION l'l"v. HI., April 29. Rtotlnf
started fiere lat- lliis afternoon when em
ploye of Independent manufacturing
conoerna attacked Broup of 200 zion
men ami women at a prayer mcctinsr.
Both men and women were beaten with
cluba :hh) blackjacked and v number were
The flajbt came a climax n( n week
of trouble between umployeea of the In
dependent concerns, which recently have
begun operations here, and the chureh
people, formerly followers of John Alex
As a protest against ibe use of tobacco
i employees .if the manufacturing com
pany, the Vollva people have beep ha'v
iiiK prayer meetings In ine plants twiee
:i da;. Bidet i;oa Itad Just called the
ae ond meeting when a .-'-ore of men ran
Oht 'r Ihf plant Tore dOSTO or leaped
Over the bain Which bad beefl erected
around the prayer meeting and drove the
Zionists fr-in iliat part of town.
Immediately after the tight at the
prayer meeting. Wilbur Olen Vollva or
dered the la ice alarm bell mnjr and more
than 1000 men gathered at the auditorium
to discuss plana for resisting further at
tacka by employees of Independent com
pontes, who filled thi Btreeti tonight and
threatened lo " lut. "il the town." A
second clash between the church people
nd the Independents was predicted. Vo
llva urcd his followers t. protect their
women Hinl children from the "tObaCCO-
smoking curse "
Older F. M Royal ami Joseph Hinbop
were the most BerlOUSljt injur"! at the
prayer meeting tight Both were beaten
until the were nearly nnconsclmi and it
is thought Bishop's skull was fractured.
More than a (bird of the 160 Zlon wom
en in attendance ai th meeting were
beaten, bruised or trampled during the
rush bj the employees of the Independ
ents. Although K'dev Royal and num
ber of bis men resisted! they were out
numbered '"i finally swept from the plat,
At the close of meeting tonight
Overseer Vollva ordered hi followers to
reassemble t 8 ::n o'elot k lp the morn
ing t. resume srvices in the front yard
nf b factory, whose employees offend by
"T would rather loose ,-4 huudred men
than be defeated In thla fight.' sold Vo-ik-h.
"it la battle to the finish amj i
am determined to win
Two Xi.mit-s. Isaac Mill And John
Thorpe, were arrested after tonight's riot
Lng and later afero released on bond.
Tl e declaration of Vollva that be would
resume his met mi; caused l new body of
special deputies to be sworn In.
WATRR NHAR DANGER
MARK AT ST. LOUIS
sr. liOUlS, April ?9. Flood conditions
at thin point became alarming ngatn to
night when the gauge registered 29
feeti a ri- of 1.4 f' et since morning and
2.1 feet in twenty -four houre. The pret-
ani Btaga la within half foot from the
Heavy rains have awelled the rivers In
this vicinity and every creel In St. I.ouls
county was reported out of Its banks to
night The Ueramee river has risen fifteen
feel alnce Saturday morning. Hundreds
of acres of farm land, clubhousea and
idwaULngsj ojc under water.
I THREE TRUE BILLS
Alaska Transportation and
Coal Companies Half Way
Out of Trouble.
JUNEAU, Alaska, April 20. United
States District, Judge Thomas B. Lyons
today dismissed three of tho s'v- indict
ments returned February 15, chargjing
several transportation and coal eorn
panics and their operalies with eon
spiracy in restraint, of trade in viola
tion of the Sherman antitrust lav.-. One
indictment ns uphold and the other
two were Bustained in part.
The indictments dismissed were o.
TP. I. r:;.'". and 840. The ilrsi charged
the defendant companies, the Canadian
Pacific Railway company, the North
Pacific Wharves Trading company,
the Pacific A Arctic Bailway i Navi
gatibo company, winch control the
White Pass and Sukon river pass, the
Pacific ('cast Steamship company, the
Pacific Coast I oal company and tho
Masks Steamship company, with bav
in"; conspired and combined to monopo
lio the coal business at Skajiway,
Fndictment 71" charged a conspiracy
to monopolize tbe transportation be
tween Skagway, Alaska, nd White
Horse. X. T.
Judge Lyoni held tbat the prosecu
tion under this indictment was barred
by Ibe statute of limitation.
Indictment, so charged the compan
ies with having exacted unreasonable
toll? at the Moore? wharf at Skagway.
IndictmentB Nos. 7.'.8 and 841 were
sustained in part and inSictment 8G6
ent i rely.
TEXAS FEUD RESULTS
IN ANOTHER MURDER
SWEETWATER, Tex., April 29.
Bill Bcholfl "got" his old enemy, Clay
ton Black, early today. Black was
shot down on the street at I oahoma,
where two years cto members ni the
two warring families -hoi at each other
Out of thin shooting Dure grew liti
gation. Three times Black was placed
on trial accused of trying to murder
the leader of the oppofin clan. " BUI'?
EScholo I'.nch time be was oc quitted.
Then Black and Echols met on tb--
street ai Coahoma. It i declared
Black carelessly had left his weapons
at heme. He killed instantly.
Echols W8 arrested.
RUSSIA WONT HELP
IiONDOX, April CP. H is reported
in Russian circles here thai the Bus
sian government is sot uivintr s ary
sympathetic reception to the invitation
to participate in the Panama Pacific
extosition ami that American action
with record to the Jewish passport
finest ion has something to do with this
attitude. It i said that. n intimation
awaits the exposition commission at
London that their projected visit to St.
Petersburg might uj well oautele4.
! TO IKE FULL
Senate Committee Loaded
With Pertinent Questions
for Managing Director of
White Star Line.
II L BE INCLUDED
Marconi and Sammis Vdmit
Making Mistake in Allowing
Wireless Operators to
Hold Back News.
By International News Service.
WASHINGTON. April 29. -J. Bruce
ismay, managing director of the
"U'i-.ite Star line, will be clven
jm opportunity tomorrow to tell
the senate Investigating com
niitt'e what he knowfl of the Titanic dls
I aster which Sent IW1 women, nieii and
children to their deaths.
The senate is in possession of many
thousands of pages of testimony which
relate-: directly to Ui Is in ay' s beha
VlOT before and after the hours of terror
on the Titanic Mr. Ismay has never
yet given a saUafactory aocountlhg of his
part In the direction of the course of
the vessel, of ids departure from her
when be iiiusl have known that many
passengers were left to perish on her
decks and in her cabins, of his exclusive
occupancy Of a three berth stateroom on
the Carpathla when survivors of the
catastrophe were sleeping In passage
ways, or of his desire to hold the Cedrlc
that he might hurry back to England.
Witnesses rrlendly and hostile have
testified with regard to Mr. ismay. Many
others have been Interviewed by Chair
man William Aldcn Smith of the com
mittee. Through each day's session Mr.
smay has sal apparently unmoved by
the recitals given in his presence.
Must Answer Fully.
Tomorrow will be bis da In court.
His desire to nr-l back homo and face
bis countrymen has been respected by the
committee Tiis Examination will oroba
bly occupy the entire day, perhaps a pari
Of another. It may be Stated in behalf
of Senatoi Smith that no question that
seems pertinent will ho left unasked.
The Widen er aeries of Inquiries pre
pared by l'. v D. Wldener, father of one
of the distinguished victims, and a direc
tor "I" the White Star line, will be in
cluded Mr. ismay has expressed a wllllncness
I to answer everything without evasion.
He Knows that the future of his ureal
business In this country depends largely
on ibe accounting hi ''.in make.
But there arc many things that are
. ire to embarrass bim during the day nm)
the ordeal he will face, while it cannot
lead to anc criminal prosecution, will be
unquestionably tho most severe he bas
Mai corn's Excuses.
Today William Marconi and J. M.
Sanmils. chief engineer of the American
Marconi company, attempted to explain
why the wireless operators on the Car-
j.atliia were silence,) in order that they
might c've an exclusive story of the Ti
tanic 'a fate to a New York newspaper
Marconi maintained stoutly that he had
nothing to do with 'be shameful business,
further than to permit them n .-ii their
stories after they arrived.
Sammis admitted having sent ihem
dispatches from Seagate, while the, Car
pathla was si 111 Inbound, tilling them
that arrangements had been made io:-
thc sale of their stories in "four Hur
on ' ii was his bush message which,
in the opinion of the committee, made it
Impossible to gel news from the car.
pat Itlfl before her survivors came ashore.
Baxumia attempted to establish that the
sale Of these BtorteS was not intended to
be exclusive tv announcing that th in
ternational News Service had a tug
equipped with th- wireless But the In
tel national New:- Servloe. in addition to
paying for it- own tug. paid the Marconi
company for fitting her out ai"i
made ii.. attempt to "sen up" Oottam and
Bride, the wireless men on tho Cnr
piilhia. Discovers Mistake,
Indeed, when Sammh discovered that
he had made a mistake In silencing the
men on the Cnrpathla he begged the In
temational News Service "In the name
of humanity" l put ahoard the Oar
pathia Its wireless man, Jack Bin no, who
was aboard the tun Scully. The tians
fer w .M consented to by the International
Xews Service nd Hums would have
rone aboard the Oarpattals t-i relieve
Bride and Cotta.ni and tell the retatlVea
and friends of th victims and BUrviV-
ors the news, had md wirei..-s connec
tion with the Carpathla hcen broken as
the tUSj was headlntr for her.
Sammis was n reluctant WlttteSM from
the beginning. When he came to Ibe
stand Mareoal hat dladOSad Ibe facts
about the International News Service tug
and be admitted them. He also admitted
that he had made B mistake in sending
to Segrate for transmission to the Car
pathiu the information to the operators
thut If they kepi still they eouh! sell
their stories for four figures.
Also he admitted that ftS had BjOiM Uj
(Oontuxued, ou Page Two.)
NOTED MEN TO
BE GUESTS OF j
D, C. JAGKLING
John D. Ryran and Party Are
to Be Entertained at the
Hotel Utah Wednes
BANQUET IS TO BE
Visitors Number Twenty, and;
Thirty Salt Lakers Will
Be Present at the
WHAT la intended to be the most
elaborate banquet and formal
reception Of Its kind ever given
iii Sail Lake Will lake place
Wednesday evening in the grin
room Of the iloiel Utah, where John D.
Byan, president f ih" Amalgamated Cp-
per company and his part of prominent
New Fork capital! ts, with leading local
men, will be guests of Colonel D. C Jack
ling. Yesterday. George O. Keif received a
tologram from Colonel Jackling, who arin
arrive home from New York today, re
questtng that reservations of the best
In the hostelry be made for the eminent
vi.-it. us and that the banquet be the
most elaborate that Bait Lake could fur
nish. Mr. Ryan's party will number
twenty. To these Will he added thirt
more, including the host and leading men
of the city. Plates will be set for fifty.
Mr. Relf Is now personally superintend
ing the decoration of the grill room, which
Will present a gorgeous spectacle Ac
cording to Mr Relf, already about ?inoo
has been expended in arranging tor and
decorating the place With floral displays.
It also is the intention to cover the walls
of the grill room with some of the moat
costly and noted paintings procurable in
this - it -. Selection will be made from a
notable array. It Is not known Just what
pictures will be hung, but II. L. A. Clll
mcr's noted painting Of the copper mines,
just completed, and equally attractive and
valuable plei es, will be included if pos
sible. This feature itself Will cost con
siderable through rentals, drayage and
No Expense to Be Spared.
p,or i. .i McClellan's orchestra will
furnish ai: excellent program of music
and Mr. Keif last evening said that a
number of Ibe best vaudeville acts that
could be secured would be featured. Tal
ented singers also will take part. The
number of acts and those to be secured
will be decided upon today The vaude
ville and music features will represent
The menu will be engraved and elab
orately gotten Up. Mr. Relf has tele
graphed to Chicago and to the coast for
the best edibles the market bffera The
chef In thr bote! kitchen Is busy ahead
of time and has been notified that his
head depends upon the success Of bis
... nk.mn.in.. la to flow abuiid-
ef forts Champagne is to iiotv amino
antly. The banquet will offer ail the
act essoTtee, delicacies, service and Joy
thin blue blood can desire
UthOUgh It could not be Sdld Just
What expenditure the affair would re
quire, Mr Relf lost evening let U be
Known that aside from the elaborate,
preparations, decorations and features
announced, h plat'" would cost at
Considering Lha elaborateness of the
alfair as planned, with the forogoing
features, .i Is estimated that the ex
penditure win he in the neighborhood of
$.nrtn. H Is also probable that automo
biles will be used for the entire partv.
although whether this means an auto
trip to the Bingham properties cannot
tie announced -t present.
The distinguished capitalists will 8-r-rlve
here Wednesday forenoon and will
go at once to the onarters in the
hotel. Colonel fa. kllng will arrive this
evening and will complete final arrange
ments for the entertainment of the vis
itors. Ietalls will not he known until
that bos been accompliahed. The party
will leave here Thursday,
List of Visitors.
holds from Mr I;...hi-i tl nf. w.-h him
lnclud a. J, Barllngi president of the
i hl ago, Milwaukee Bl Paul Railway
eompam , C. II. Sabin, vice president of
the Guaranty Trust company: W. B.
Corey; A Monel president of the In -ternatlona
Nickel corporation; v. 19.
Pomeroy, vice president of the Bankers
Trust company James a. Stfllman, vice
president of the National City bank:
1' A. Rockefeller; ,T. S. Htirrlman. presi
dent of the Hurrlmnn National bank; P,
L Pnster, American represenbative of me
London exploration comp.ui . s u. (fuller j
or Kissel. BJnnlentl Co.! John H.
f'rentlce of rotter. Choato & Prentl-.e:
W. D. Thornton, president of the Greene
Consolidated Copper company i BL Per
kins, vice president of the Commercial
National bank of Albady. N. Y.. unJ
John B. Warden of Philadelphia. Pa.
II Is not known who will constitute
the rest of the party, but leading
capitalists and business men of the com
munity will be Included.
Mr, Ryan and those with bim have
been visiting In Monfkns and oiher local-
Itief (or the purtiose of learning of the
(Continued on Page Two.) j
KING GEORGE HEARS !
lERICAffi IN OPERA
Oscar Harnmerstein and Mem
bers of Company Presented
to the Monarch.
By International News service.
LONDON". April 88.- At a gala perform
ance for the bennit Of the LeOgUfl of
Mercy at the London opera house this
afternoon, ds.-ar Hammysteln, whose
company gave the performance, was pre
sented to the king. In receiving Mr.
Hammersteur, King Qeprge said.
"I am delighted with your efforts and
am pleased to be in year hoUSC
To this the hnpressorio replied:
"T feel greatly honored to have the
privilege of shaking bands with the
ktng of Efri gland."
Mr Haramerstein was later presented
to the Princess Alexandria of FlesS and
many ineinbers of the aristocratic as
semblage which crowded the house. All
the legations and embassies were tep
resented. The American embassador
and Mrs. Whltelaw n id occupied their
boxes. The kins: was greatly pleased
with the garden scene from 'Taost."
in which four Americans. Miss Felice
Lyne, Orville Harrold, Mhw Locke and
Henry Weldon Hugh's, assumed the
At the conclusion Of the performance
Miss Lne was summoned to the royal
box" by the queen, "who said tO her:
i am deliKhPd e It ta your ringing and
hope to hear you again. I understand
j ou aie half Amei lean."
To this Miss Lyne replied:
"Thank you very much, your majesty,
but I am all American."
Mr, Harnmerstein hopes thai the pre
enee of royalty today and the bringing
of so many society people orith them win
give an Impetus to his season and i rown
his work here w Itti success, out he was
as caustic E3 ever on the subject of how
he is beii patronised up to date.
"You cannot soy today, 'whj don t
they come? was one remark put to
"T Still say. "Why don't they pay "
was his quick retor:.
Amonc the numbera on the program
was the Fail of Wolsey Bcem from Hen
ry 'T1T. enacted by Sir Herbert Tree
and Arthur BoUrchler, and t minuet
damped by Vlsoounless Maitlaiidt ' punt
es. MaJtlond, Coudtesa Cdrrlck, Lady
Muriel Gore Brown and other peeresses.
All the program girls were members of
The king and queen, who had arranged
to bo present for only a part of thr. per
formance, remained until the end and
showed great admiration for the ap
pointments of the house.
AS TOR ESTATE SAID TO
BIZ WORTH S 1 50,000,000
By International News Servte...
NKW Yol.'K, April At n meet-
ins: ol the Astor family at which the
will of the late colonel John Jacob
Astor will be formally read is i"i"!.r
arrnne-'d tor late in this week or early
iD next, it ha- been learned thai the
hist will i Colonel Astor wss mud-"
subsequent to bis recur, marriage to
Mi-.- Force, and that it contains pro
vision for her and foT SUV e On tin gen-
elea eoneeqnebl upon bis second mar
riage. FoUowing the custom of the Aators,
also it r? understood that Mrs tfade
line Poree Astor, Colonel Aatoc'i wid
ow. will have the bSS for life of the
Astor mansion in Fifth avenue ;md am
ple provision, aside from any settle
ment thai was made on her at the time
f her marriage, for her sapporl as the
widow of the last preeodinu head of
the house. It. is declared also tbut
Mrs. Ava Willing Astor, divorced wife
pf Colonel Astor. has had BOme pro
vision made for her. The rotate, lf
whs declared today, will be round to
amoant to about tl&O.OO'JjOOO. f
IN FINAL HOUR
Slayer of J. Walter Ax
tell Expresses to War
den on Eve of Execu
tion Fervent Hope That
He Will Be Able to
Mount Scaffold With
out Losing His Nerve.
Execution Will Take
Place at State Prison at
Early Hour This Morn
ing; Condemned Man
Invites Aged Father of
His Victim to Witness
AT some indeterminate moment this
morning, probably while most of
Salt Lake is at the breakfast
table. J. .J. Morris, slayer of .1.
Walter Axtell, will mount the
steps rf a scaffold in the gray prison
yard at th- penitentiary and drop lo his
Calm as death Itself, Morris awaits
the end. lie has listened with fsrnlnsil
ears to the sound of the carpenters build
ing the Implement of execution, he lias
loungej in his ceil and received with non
chalant courtesy such visitors as are wont
to C8H upon the condemned as the hour
f their extremity draws near; he has
talked freely and lightly upon the sub
ject of his nil Being, and through It nil
his nerve tins remained like wrought
steel. , "t
Sleep, Then Smokes.
At 9:80 o'clock lOSl night, with the mo
ment of death Utile more, or less than"
twelve Imiirs away, he strel'hed bis bix
frame up-m the narrow prison cot and )
slept like a tired Child. At midnight be
awoke and pt gan feeling for his tona- c...
An alert guard steppe.! fotv...i.j I
handed him a ::ar. the best that 'oe'd
be obtained. Morria lighted the i-t.- ' I
and the tiny llame of the match SiclO red
not ill all ax he held It to the tip and
blew the fragrant smoke through the
bars of the cell. Then he settled himself
j up.n his cot, his hands clasped over his ;
I knees. Mud waited waited for ".awn anil
! for death.
Welcomes the Warden.
Warden Arthur Pratt visited the eon.
detuned man In his cell at 0 o'clock !-
night. Moiiis welcomed him tvIIIi a trn. a
of eagerness for It was the last vlult
any man will ever pay lo him. other than
that Kritn coming of the guards and tho
execution! r In the last fai-efoi moments,
it was s friendly vi.-u. The stern, though
klndlj rlsoged wrocden had in mind
in cheei the condemned man and aid him
to maintain his nerve
' Are your nerves Mill govd, Morris,''
aiik"d the warden.
Morris smiled calmly and frankly re
plied, M; nerve I sa sjood nw as It
ever 8. but a o whether I will be si h
I to climb the svaffold and die ns braveJ.v
as I would Hko to. I cannot say. t
Will do my best. I hope to die like a man
and 1 believe I will."
"When I left" Mm." s.id the warden Is?',
mpht. "hll spirits were still good and T
,. :lee bis wonderful nerve will see Mm
' through safely. but what be may do
at the last moment nobody can say ''
Morris has Invited Levi C. Axtetl. fa
ther of the man he klMed. to attend 'he
hanging. The letter, worded rcspcctfullv
was received at the Axtell home. 41
East Fifteenth South street, yesterdav
morning. Mm. Avtell, tho aged mother of
the victim fuinted up"n reailhiK Its grim
oontebtSL Then she telephoned her hus
band, who Is lrorklng at his trade of
carpentry in GarfteM ani exacted bam
him n solemn promise that he wuld not
aecept the Invitation.
The elder Axtell Offered to build the
scaffold "ii which the "layer of his son
UotS deith ibis morning, lie mad the
offer In the court room thi day Morris ,, j
obosj hanging Inbt.-ad of s.hi.Kllng. hut tt j
WM nude in the same cplrtt of grim re- kf
pnrtcc that actuated ttie slayer In Ids '
grisly c-hol'-e of tie rope because th I -
building ot the scaffold would put the
state to some expense.
But the slate built Its own scaffold,
and Mr. Axtell, In accordance with his
promise 10 h'8 wbV. WW uot attend the.
Writes Courteous Letter.
The letter of invitation penned by .'
Morris In his lonely cell Sunday Is as
Mr. xi ell Daauj Sir: I do not
doubt but lha oiu will be surprised
Upon the r-'-lpt of this letter. But
iiu-t "OU will not feel offended, as
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