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XXX . SALT LAKE CITY, WEDNESDAY MORNING, MAY 29, 1912. 1 16 PAGES ETVE CENTS. II
1 DELEGATES GO
Republican Voters of
New Jersey Climb Into
! the Band Wagon of the
goone, Who Wins
One of the Most Sweep
ing Victories of the
CARRIES THE STATE
wo Republican Con
i Ventions in Texas and
tion Sent to Chicago;
Wilson Gets the Forty
from Lone Star State,
VEWAllK. N. .1.. Mny 20. Uius or j
U the most sweeping victories The-
fiilorc Roo.sevclt. has won in ilic
! primaries since ho began his
paisn for ilic Republican prohiden
nomination wa-S recorded yesterday
f'lthc Republican voters of is'ow 'rr
7j ndiraf tons based on incomplete
lams arc that lie carried every ron
tfjional district in the state as well
-ni the !lntc-at -large, and that all the
nuty-ciclit delegates New .lerscy will
to Chicago will be Roosevelt men.
Gjvernor Wilson won his own statu
Bwt si strong opposition headed by
if political enemies, withia t.ho state,
appears to have, twenty-four of the
taity.riebl delegates, including the
Roosevelt's iiidn-ated plurality on the
fcrcnli;d vote is lU.UOl).
frflator La Follettc made a showing
'ttcrv count v bu his vole far as
Mol, indicated that he would not
'morc than i per cent of the total.
BY THE REGULARS
ftK-ARK. x M.,y 23 Theodore
wwltK vI-(or. in the New .Jersey
BO' election is conceded by the lead
!.r Mic state 'fait organisation.
after midnight. E. Gray, acc
Jf"nf tlic Taft Business Men's league,
Colonel Roosevelt, probably Iiad won
jfour delcgatea-at-larso and also the
Mlitrlct delegates from the counties
aptl Jiurlaon. which comprise
W. Jersey City and Jlobolccn. be-
stvemi populous suburban towns.
?ptlons al x a m t bas(i( 0l) cal.
returns from all parts or the stale.
'"at Colonel Roosevelt would carry
?- Or four other districts and cup
fl least twenty-two of the twcnly
p wicsatcs ibis state will send In
Ktpubllcan national convention.
j .'"it time President Taft appeared
Jrii'Ur! f nly 0,10 ot Uv: lv'0,vo
$ V, with a fighting chance of two
S?"101- Alison s opponents had to he
mrf lh the strong Jbhowinp they
'" Kt county, tho stronghold of
'.-5" Mov .'nines Smltli, .Tr.f and
?KfR.):!j0CratiC Slat5 Comm,tlccman
itlons at 1 a. m. were that. WII
.",ea bad heen elected for the
0 aml n 1,11 1,a Lw oi tho
jW, TIlc Newark Star, whlcli is
Xt r for,nor Senator Smith, con
h , rnr wl,son's BuceeSB last
&tA i 53,(1 thc Pnosltlon probably
S!,!""' slx district delegates In Es-
,5'ates elected not pledged to
Wilson will So to thc conven
JKj.5"''llU nmt in the 1700 election
Hm iU if U,c atat5 accumulate, slowly.
-SKimL f ,I''tS Uwl reP0l'le,J flrsL 011
istj" r ''clesntfis-at-larpro gave no
itgKiri?." f lhe actual results of the
'tores on t1eSG (1Ktl.jctSi nine
'iJS&t E'Xth ' t,,c otnl..ivnrc:
fcjlj Rooaevfill, Kl.ir.O; La. Fol-
Xt 0n tl,e Piealdential picferentlal
UWk tl "caHy the uamc. the
rc ntn V rrfcn D' WIl,tJ. lial"a
? i ,Can PrKrcsslVe leaiic, osi
?hou "oost'v-ell's plurality In
S!!biiivp , iLl lwe,ve "8l-
iPB'lt'-,, , 8"id' "t,lflt Colonel
V&Vr'thhi vc tivel'y l,no of tl,e
tlcWtgatos elected in this
Htelar0d U)U conBreM,0la
B)iDy (, 1 on,y one about which ho
stJubtnl ho rftl r.,LCtk.nUy
B"nUed 0n paSO Two.)
Oil King Who
As a Witness
JOHN D. ROCKEFELLER.
COURT QfCllKS I
Govcrnmenl Defealed in First
Round of Us Attempt to
Dissolve Coffee Trust.
DIVISION IN CABINET
Secretary -Knox Advocates
Withdrawal of Suit; Wicker
sham Is Persistent.
NJSVv YORK. .May 2S. .ludgc I,a
combc this morning filed the decision
of tho federal court judges dcnj'ing- the
motion for an injunction to restrain
tho nllogod Briziliau cofi'oc valoriza
tion combine from parting with OHO,
000 bags of coffee in tho warehouses
of the New York doclc compau' in
Thc opinion written by Judge Lu
coiubo and coneniTed in by Judges
Coxe, No3-cs and AVard. was filed in
the federal district court, .fudge La
"The tempomrv relief which tho
bills .tbI: for is an iirjunetion (to con
tinue to final hearings and decree),
which will practically impound this
coffee bo that the owner cannot sell it
to anybody in this country at any
price, cannot ship it abroad and sell it
thorc, should a satisfactory price be
.obtainable, ami cannot even return it
to tho place whence it came.
"Thfl numerous issues of fact and
law, which have been referred to in
the bearing, present important ques
tions and contain too many elements
of uncertainty to bo thus decided sum
marily in advance of tho trial."
WITHDRA WING SUIT
WASH I MO TON, -May US. Secretary
Knox has recommended to President
Taft that the civil aufi-lrtiat suit
against the "coffee trust'-" b0 with
drawn because, of possible complications
with Brazil. This disagreement in the
cabinet botwocn the secretary of state
and Attorney General Wiclcersbtim aa
to the proprietv of attacking th0 Bra
Lilian vftlori'zalion .scheme in American
courts became known today.
President Tuft, however, has not yt
accepted tho succcutioii of the r,ccro
tary of state.
As thc issues centers about a foreign
idato, Secretary Knox regards the prob
lem as one for settlement by diplo
macy and not for trcatmont in the
courts of tho United States.
Neither the attitude of the state de
partment nor tho denial today by thc
Now York circuit court of the novcrn
mont's motion for a temporary injunc
tiou restraining any disposition of the
cotTcc stored in Now York, is deterring
the department of instie:, whore it is
declared tho case will be pnahcd to con-elusion.
BIRTHS IN FRANCE
jvrtlS, -May -S- The French minister
of labor, Leon He wore, In th report of
the vital statistic:! of France for 1011,
jaj'H the number f ilea tho was :;-l.Sj0
more than thc totals of births, thus In
dicating the continued unfavorable situa
tion of France ns eomparcd with (hat of
Theblrlhsmnnhercd TMll. thc lowest
ovoi' recorded. On th other hand, France
Aii nn res favorably with nthor roiintrle'
in uirrl MKen. whh.h totaled 3H7.7SS for the
lr Wvon In.Tcased over the pre
vious year, numbering 13.05S.
John D. Rockefeller, Dressed
in Height of Fashion,, Testi
fies at Hearing- Before Spe
cial Examiner Jacobs.
TO TRAP WITNESS
World's Richest Man Avoids
Giving Direct Answers to
Simple Questions; Exami
By International News Sorvioj'.
N-ISW YOR.K, ray 2S. John JD.
Ifockofellor was subjected to n
rniclling examination today by
Samuel Untermyor in thc pro
ceedings instituted in Missouri by tho
Watcrs-Picrcc Oil company to prevent
that former subsidiary of tfic Standard
Oil trust from again falling under tiio
control of the- Rockofollcr interests.
Tho examination was 'conducted bo
foro Special Examiner J. L. Jacobs, ap
pointed by the Missouri court to take
testimony in the legal defenso that H.
Clay Pierce, president of the Watcrs
Picrce company, is making against, the
continued domination of the company
by thc masters of tho old oil trust,
which ,is supposed to have been dis
solved' by tho decrco of tho supreme
court of the United Slates.
For two hours Mr. Rockefeller was
in tho witness chair. Brown as a nut
and freckled as n turkey egg,- the
world's richest man stood the ordeal
without apparent fatigue, pain or em
barrassment. He wtis dressed in a uat
tv gray tweed suit, tho frock coat of
which was cut m the latest faahloiu H.e
wore a negligee madras shirt of a deli
cate pink tint and with detachable
cuffs that frequently caught the sleeves
of his coat and protruded thoir upper
edges. A white silk four-in-haud Lie,
holding a brilliant emerald stickpin,
complotcd his attire.
Mr. Rockefeller proved a hard task
for the adroit and skillful Mr. Unter
myer. The lawyer could hav linished
with tho witness in a fow minutes had
Mr. Rockefeller not artfiillv- and por
sistcntlv avoided giving direct answers
to simple questions. All Untermyor
wan tod fo elicit was why "ho had given
his proxy to be voted bv men avowed
ly unknown to him at the last annual
election of directors of thc Watcrs
Picrcc Oil company. But Mr. Rocke
feller never did tell, except in a aort
of vague, unsatisfactory sort of way.
Thc examining lawyer stormed and
raged at him at times and again would
laugh and plead. But all to little effect
upon Mr. Rockefeller, who insisted on
making what. Mr. Untermyer called
"speeches," instead of giving direct
At tho conclusion of tho examination
Mr. Untermyer declared that ho had
finally achieved what he started out to
do, This was tho admission by Mr.
Rockefeller that a "group of gcntlo
monJ arc still directing the- policies of
Standard Oil from thc same old stand
at; 26 Broadway.
Mr. .Rockefeller's personal counsel,
Ccorgo W. Murray, sat by his side and
frequently had violent collisions with
Mr. Untermyer by interrupting the
witness' answers or adroitty axiggesting
replies. Austin G. Fox aud a half,
dor.on othor Standard Oil lawycra also
wore ranged around tho commission
er's table. All of them, as woll as
the hundred or more spectators and
scores of rcportors and artists who
crowded Mr. Untermyor 'a library to
the limit, wero kept in an almost con
stunt titter by the sinuous manner in
which Mr. Rockefeller twisted himself
out; of tho Untermyer grip. Only onco
did tho witness show tho fire of spirit
that has made him -tho world ;s greatest
money king. That was when Mr. Un-
tormycr declared thai; "Thorc has boon
no cutting Iooso of tho Standard Oil
parts by a holding tight.'1 ;
"There has been a cutting loose and
no holding tight." flared up Mr.
Rockefeller in a voice that could be
heard in tho outer hall. Ho leaned far
over toward his tormentor when he
tuU this and po.unded tho tabic with
his open right hand. At other times
Mr. Rockefeller cooed at Mr. Uuter
myer softly and reassuringly.
Knew Where He Lived. '
To only tho first question put to
him after he had been sworn did Mr.
Rockefeller give a ready and brief re
ply. Thin waii us to whero ho lived.
(Continued on Pago Two.)
1T1 TO BE
JOINED BY RAIL
Branch Line From Garfield
Will Connect With the
Beach Road on the
WTTHIN all probability, before
thc prcsout bathing season is
far advanced, thc Bingham &
Garfield Railway company
will bo in a position to run excursions
direct from Bingham and intermediate
points to Saltair. This appreciated
move is being made possible by a
branch line of tho Bingham & Gar
fiold road, which is now being rushed
to completion from. Garfield to an in
tersection with tho Saltair beach road
on tho lake shore.
The necessity for the branch line, or
extension, of the B. & G., from Garfield
to l;hc lake shore, .-just cast of the
great Saltair resort, was the rocont
purchase by the Utah Copper company
of a large tract of land bordering the
east shoro of tho lake, south of thc
Saltair road, which contains large
amounts of Band, which is needed by
tho Utah Copper at its immense smelt
ing plant t Garfield." "
Work Vigorously Pushed.
The construction of tho branch line
from Garfield has boon practically
complotcd for a distance of something
more- than throe miles and now is within
loss than a mile of the Saltair Beach
luac tracks. The grading was done by
the Utah Construction company and the
ties and rails arc being laid by tho
Bingham it Garfield company.
Thc work has bceu pushed with vigor
from its inception, but there litis been
an entire absence of brass band meth
ods. Means Much to Bingham.
The completion of the liuo and its
union with tho tracks of the SaJtair
Beach road will moan much to the peo
ple of Bingham and intermediate
towns and settlements, as well as to
Saltair Beach. Heretofore, when. tho
people of Bingham, Garfield, -Magna,
and other points in this locality, de
sired to visit Saltair, they wero com
pelled to conio to Salt Lake . on ono
road and then transfer to 'the beach
line. As it will be, wbeoi tho B. & G.
branch is completed, they can. go di
rect to and from the resort, at a much
less cost than heretofore anil without
a chango of cars, or other inconven
iences, which they aro now compelled
For Traffic Agreement,
At tho present time, the Bingham &
Garfield and tho Salt Lako & Los An
geles company (tho beach line) aro en
deavoring to get together on a traffic
agreement, whereby passengers may
uot ouly go direct to Saltair, but, if
they wish, may return homo by way of
Salt Lako City, or yicc versa. The
traffic agreements to be inado with the
Saltair road will not affect the pres
ent arrangements with the Salt Lake
Tho completion of t.hu Bingham &
Garlield branch also will probably
mean much to Bcach City, tho new
townsitc that has bocn laid out on tho
south -side of the Saltair railroad tracks'
and cast of the lako shoro. Tlw; point
of intersection of tho Bingham & Gar
Held and the Saltair road will be about
one-half milo west of tho westerly
boundary ol! the townsilo plat.-
PAGE FOUND GUILTY
OF CRIMINAL LIBEL
WASHINGTON, May 2S Hciitv W.
A. Page, the New York linen merchant
on trial for criminal libel in circulating
defamatory litaraturo againut Chair
man Hoary J.X Clayton of the house ju
diciary committee and other members
of congress, was today found guilty by
Immediately after tho verdict was
reported, counsel for Pago gavn notice
that ho would filo a motion for now
trial. Justice Barnard rolcascd the
corivicfAl man in $o000 bail.
In his testimony, which closed tho
defense. Page disclaimed any "malice"
in the circular and pamphlet attacking
Representative Clayton and other mem
bers of tho house.
Provisioning the Prairie;
Marines Ready to Embark
English Officer and Wife Vic
tims of Unknown Thief;
Officers Do Good Work.
Jewelry appraised at moro than $4000
In caah value, but valued at many times
that figure "by the owners. owJn to Its
antiquity and historical association, stol
en from Major Calvert JBrothwcll of the
British army anil Mrs. Brothwell from
their apartments In a local hotel, was re
covered yesterday by the police. .
Deepest mystery shrouds both the
theft and thc recovery of thc Jewels, the
police declining to discuss the case other
than to admit the essential facts. An
arrest is expected hourly and tho police
give this expectation as their reason fpr
refusing to divulge the details of tho rob
bery. Victims Prominent.
Major and Mrs! Brothwell arc said on
reliable authority .to, be prominent ..in
London social circles. Jmvihg direct con
nections -with. a noble family bearing, the
Brothwell inime. Major , Brothwell saw
service in thc Boer war under Dord Rob
erts and at, present is en route to India
to report . for duly in the Indian prov
inces. Their jewels, all , of tliem' heir
looms handed, down from generation to
generation for hundreds of years, include
several pieces that arc held to be price
less because of long-standing associations
with the history of tho Brothwell family
in England. One, a heavy gold bracelet
set with five large and brilliant diamonds.
Is said to be not less than "i00 years old
and has figured In some of thc most brll-
linnt functions of the British '-court. U
came Into the hands of Mrs.." Brothwell as
a. legacy from "her mother. Tidy( I'elicc.
one time lady-In-waltlng to Queen Vic
toria. The market price of the bracelet
la listed by tho police at ""$500. . '
Another piece In tlip collcetlon.ls.au
$S00 diamond brooch brought' from India
by a member of tho Brothwell family at
tho close of Ilic 'great' Sepoy rebellion.
Police Keep. Secret.' " .
Tho robbery occurred Thursday night
In -a family, hotel, i ' The HiothWclls
arrived in S-'alt Lake Thursday, plan
ning to slay ' over hut one night. Mrs.
Brothwell carried her 'Jewels in' her hand
bag and upon arriving' at ' tho. holcl de
posited them lr the .bottom of,Jior trunk,
first examining them carefully and plac
ing thorn-In Jewoi case -whh a secrt
spring. Of'thls much she wna'erlaln. alc
told the police. ,
He-turning from dinner 'at ,onn of the
cafes. Mrs.. Brothwell saw, tp it . that, her
jowul box was still 'there .b'efofn retiring.
The following morning sho took thc hox
froni the trunk and found, that the secret
spring had been broken. Throwing buck
the cover her c.voa fell upon a numbor
of lead slugs and nothing, more. The
Jewels were eoh?.
The puzzling fcalmcs of the robbery
arc that tho lock on the trunk had not'
been tampered with nor had the look on
thc room door. No evidences of Intru
sion were to be found other than that
the jewels were gone The presence of
th leaden slugs was proof positive that
the Jewels had not been lost. The toh
bcry'wns reported to thc police station
at .onco, Major Brothwell insisting upon
utmost secrecy In the Investigation . and
obtaining, from the pollen assurance that
no cuhllcity would be given the case.
These delnlls leaked out at police hcad-
(OoRtlnuqd on Pago-Two.)
SEVEN LIVES LOST
IIU OKLAHOMA STORM
Tornado Sweeps Through Ski
atook; Property Loss Esti
mated at 75,000.
TULSA, Okla., May 28. Seven per
sons, were killed, throo wore probably
fatally hurt and a score or more were
less seriously injured when a tornado
swept through Skiatoolc last night. The
property Joss is estimated at $75,000.
AVire communication was severed and
the extent of tho storm was not known
until messengers arrived here today.
OIESON" AXD WIPE ' AXD
Til RIDE C1JILTREN. . .
TWELVE-YEAR-OLD SON OP GEO.
The injured include:
George Mahu'c.. wife- and five children;
three of the latter, probably fatally.
T:hc storm, which approached from
tho northwest, .swept down the valley
for fiyo miles and through a denso for
est before 'it struck Skiatook.
Senator ' Ncwlancls' Withdraws
Opposition.; Measure New Ex
pected to Pass the House. '
.Special tct The Trltyinc. .
' "WASHINGTON", ' May 2S. It was ex
, peeled .that Sena Ion Newjands. -who Is a.
strong conservationist, would not sign
the conference report on the thrcc-ycar
homc'fclend bill which was presented In
thc senate and adopted today. However,
he' joined : In .the- report,, but stated In
the senate Unit he did so because he
was , exceedingly desirous to ' liavc the
actual homesteaders, relieved "by a" re
duction of residence, to throe years and
a? reasonable; lei vc' of nbsonce granted
lie was anxious," he said, to prevent
the-libcraliv:ml homestead ' measure from
being. used as .a' nieftns"of monopolistic
control or lauds' and' for'spec.ulutlvo pur
poses, and for, this ireafon hail, for some
weeks urged thc adoption of .amendments
to reserve to the government tho owner
ship of timber, -water' power and minerals
appurtenant- to homesteads, -hut tho con
ferees on the part of tho house, had re
fused to make these reservations. A
provision of the bill directs the. secretary-
of tho .Interior to send a copy of
the la.w to each homesteader having a
pending claim so that all may become
acquainted with thoir rights under the
Representative Taylor of Colorado will
file .the conference report in thc house
tomorrow and It is cxpocted it will be
acted' upon tho following day. No oppo
sition to It Js expected. In the house.
WILBUR WRIGHT" IS
DAYTON. O. May 2S. Wilbur Wright,
the aeroplane Inventor, who has been
critically Hi for three weeks with typhoid
foYcr, tonight Is reported to have rallied
somewhat from the sinking spell which
he experienced last night.
Attending physlclnntt now Hqe a slight
hope for his recovery.
MARINES WILL 1
DEFEND LIVES I
DF AMERIGANS I
Commanders of United jsi
States Forces Now in jji
Cuba Need Not Wire to J
Washington to Find jil
Out What to Do in Case j J
Their Services Are Im- PJI
GOMEZ UNABLE TO ; M
OVERCOME REBELS !
Ten Thousand Negroes ' in
Swarming Over the Is-
j land, Tearing Up Rail-
roads, Burning Planta- jDji
tions and Threatening
to Massacre White In- !!'jfja
WASHINGTON, May 28. The i l l
question of whether American, ma- ;t
rincs and sailors "would be Bent to k '-jl
tho interior of Ouba to protect fj'j! i
American lives and property was j J if
answered specifically at the state ( 1
department today as 'follows: IT'
"If a. commander of an Ameri- I- 1 $
can force now on the island sees or j ' 'i
hears of a Cuban holding his ma- I . ;1
chete over the hoad of an. Amori- J - 'Jrij
can, he certainly is not going to en- I ' 1
ter into negotiations rtth Cuba and l !fl &
question Washington aB to -wlieth- 1 if ?
or he shall stop it or not." W
By International Ne-ws Servlcs. ' 11?
Washington; May 28. Ton. I'jljj
thousand iicgToos, 3000 of $ j
them under arms, are 11
Bwarmiug over thc oastorn ; M 5
end of Cuba, tearing .up railroads, burn- I s
ing plantations and threatening to maa- ; ; S J
sacro tho white inhabitants. Thc f fah
alarming spread and menacing charac- lSIi!
ter of the insurrection, which is now a I'Mid
wnr of races, is described in dispatches Jlftiftll
received by the state department to- f Mil
Only thc timely nrrivaJ of the trans- am1
port Prairie, hearing' 1000 marines, jD''
saved the United States naval station Wm
at Guantanamo from capture and de- jffld
struction by the rebels. j nap
Against this force of 10,000 nc- j tM
groes, now freed from restraint and ( img
threatening war against tho United i jjIB
States, is an untrained Cuban force of ' ' (;'
1000 ill-armed men, whoso inactivity is i jffl
tho source of bitter criticism by the
department of state. LB
It is the intention of the United jig
States to establish a camp of 2400 ma- I'JB
rincs at' Guantanamo and to operate jK
against the Insurrection in Guantanamo :g
province from there. , jKj
So aggravated and alarmed Id the . ' V I
United States over tho situation m a- I
Cuba that one of the highest officials to
in the navy informed the International '. , . f '
News Service tonight that it is the ' ' 8
purpose of this country to establish a ?
great camp at Guantanamo and mai ., ' 1'
tain it for all time. ' j J-
The demonstrated inability of th. A . gjj
island government to maintain peace in- t, i
Cuba and to prevent the intrusion of ' f
foreign nations is now being seized ',''?
upon by this government to make :j U
Guantanamo a fortified naval base. In ' y S
the past It has been little more thro a j''?,-'-
port of call with a garrison of .100 ' ',, ,.-.
marines. ' j
The state department issued a bulle- J-'lrl
tin tonight announcing that Estonoz, ''-Thi-j
the rebel leader, has declared that If ; Iff
tho. government does not accede to tho j .- f q
demands of those in revolt for the re- ,'f
peal of tho Morua law, he and tho oth- ' ,
cr leaders will demand contributions .
from the railroads and the owners of all -j j,
estates and that property of such man- j .. , ; ;
agcrs as do not comply will bo do- 'a.-'
stroyed. j f' jjb
Burning and Robbing. j , j'-.I
Such' destruction Is now in progress .!
throughout tho islaud. The rebels fore- .. . fi
ibly collected $1000 from tho managers ' '!
of the San Miguel sugar mills and stole , , 1
5000 from a Spanish company at FA
Caucv and burned $SO,000 worth of su- ,;
gar cane on the property surrounding ; .) fg!
the Esperanzu mill, also owned "by i '
Spanish citizens-. , ;
The navy department tonight issued
what might truthfully bo termed its f '
Jlrst war bulletin. ' !
Tho battleships Georgia, Now Jersey
(Continued on Pago Eloyenp j ' 8