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f(JXXXVM NO. 174.. SALT LAKE CITY, SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 5, 1912. 1G PAGES FIVE CENTS I
ifSGROSS
lllTIEflS AT
WfOINTS
L Thousand Greeks
jivade Turkish Terri
fy; Bulgarian Bands
,ur Into Macedonia
y Commit Dynamite
Outrages; Servians
'erpetrate Atroci ties
jNovipazar.
5NFLICT SEEMS
ALMOST CERTAIN
iat Powers Still Hope
i in Spite of the Fact
"hat the Turks as Well
i Their Enemies Are
(ore Tnan Willing to
led Their Blood for
heir Country.
'
v
''oXDOiV, Oct. 1. The wirc3 from
tho near-casfern capitals tonight
i ivcm ominously reticent or al
j together silent. A. brief dis
p announcing that niilw.'iy traffic
iV.n stopped between Constanti
livnd Mustnphn Pasha anil Dod
platcli, and confirmation of tho
ptkat Bulgarians had crossed tho
ikl ftonlior, was pniotieall" all
icformation of a military nature
Mfd in London today, awl shows
t fte telegraphic censorship is ac
1!iOK!ful sign is tho fact that dip
tt idations remain unbroken, and
Holly no ultimatum has been do
irrf or a declaration of -war made,
ftfor? diplomacy still has time to
) tie interests of peace.
ws Undecided.
H resent flic European ncgotia
plooUnp to peaco are centered in
Mut it scorns undecided whothcr
Nin this direction shall.be takon
Mcuccrt of tho I'hiropcau powers as
pr or by Austria and Russia, as
!P'wcnl:itivi'S of Europe. It is
fti difficulty is being found in
Hn the Austrian and Russian
f tbo situation. Thoro is a
g ffeliiiR in Constantinople that
gj" should issue an ultimatum of
plwlcnd of waiting for Scrvia.
I"11. Montenegro and Grecco to
lJ (o l?r, says a dispatch to tbo
gUr01ni.e fr0 (ho Tl)rIdsll cap;.
ilnmors Afloat.
,Be respondent say3 there
)r"i Constantinople thnt 4000
lavcjnva.jcd Turkish territory,
garian hands am invading
a '11,1C0mimUiK dynamite
' d that Sorvian bands in
briSv.,!9iniin,,,'tVJK atrocities'.
SL YINCREASES i
3K fSr V w"r "creasln'ln '
Sfcw , thousand persona Had !
' at Sboul. at which
JStl m-J" to. ll,o Balkan states wcro
Slervl r f "c'lr be Bui
?Jhfl B, CCCo 11,1,1 Montenegro."
K7" of the liberal party
'"fKa !ncoUnf'. declaring that
i N Pajh?. ,lo ce all hor foes.
' BwS 1 V unfair Paalm have
TIiIh 'it-erH without
BLVl y nfau wa talcon In view
sre SLV10 nation.
- -ft4 o,, , ?uc!, rcportH today of
ct.n,i 1,.fro,'tier". but no dcfl-
tdd?2 0r vlsllcil the foreign
EttlMlo ""Peritly wltliout any
infe'nona' asaln9t tho
:Um:Hillcat, 1 tbo Bulpaihiii and
tjllK by 'CR'itlomj Trure renewed
rwKbleni n nP"ace. Tliey were
KHr nM.m '0rm than thoso of
j 4K b affml" . ,a,nf . windows were
if? InSS of' ,.).rlu,CH "tones
tB'" dnrfn iV? rh5l civ a33lHt Ul
JfCH STRIVING
eSWMT (PEACE
!lIK'bCeH1'::p.?ctatlo,1, of maIn
JPsl tiS ' tlio Balkans wer
M7---j:uiqy to Join In any con
HAUGHTY HIKE
IN DEMin PEi
Prince d'Aragon, Son of Pre
tender lo Throne of Spain,
Held at Ellis Island.
TITLE DOES NOT , AVAIL
Noble Would-Be Visitor Once
Attempted Suicide for Love
of Miss Mary Duke.
By Tnlm-imtionnl Nowa Service.
NEW YORK, Oct. Tjiidovico Pig
natolli, Princo d'Aragon, si'ion of one
of Spain's noble families and son of
Don .Jaime, pretender to tho throne of
Spain, is a guest of Uncle Sam in the
detention pen at Ellis island. As a re
sult of confidential information sent to
tho commissioner of immigration, the
haughty grandeo was Tofuscd permission
to land on his arrival today from
France.
On his former visits to this country
and particularly at tho Lime he was pay
ing court to Miss Jdary Duke, daughter
of Benjamin L. Dulcc.. the tobacco mil
lionaire, t.ho prince camo ashore sur
rounded by a large retinue and was per
mitted to visit these shores unmolosted.
Since then his conduct in Prance tvas
such that he is under a ban of expulsion
and it. was from information received
from the French government that the
prince "went to Kllis island today.
When an inspector notified the royal
visitor that, his character and financial
standing would have to be investigated
before he would be able to proceed to
Virginia, tho Princo d'Aragon choked
with indignation. As the full moaning
of the inspector's information dawned
upon him, tho Spaniard recovered bis
composure and said haughtib":
Resents "Insult."
"It is impossible for me to go to Ellis
island. I am a prince of ro'al descent
and you insult me. Is this the prated
liberty of America? Mr. .Inlcs Bach,
the banker, will be at the pier to meet
mo and the Spanish consul in New York
will see that the insult that has been
paid me is made tho subject of an offi
cial dispatch to Washington. "
Tho inspector ropliod that in tho first
place aliens with suicidal tendencies
were not welcome visitors here. Fur
ther, ho explained that it had been
learned that the prince had been- ox
pclled from Prance by reason of his con
nection with a notorious gajubling club
where members had a code of honor pe
culiarly lax.
Tho prince had denie'd that he had at
tempted to commit; suicido in Paris as
reported, but after tho inspector had
questioned him closely he admitted that
ho had shot himsolf by accident. His
detention, however, had -nothing to do
with tho answers ho made on board, as
it had been decided beforo the liner
reached quarantine that the confidential
notico from Paris was snfliciont to no
cossitato ft special hearing.
Ju an interview that lie gave to the
ship news reporters the princo stated
that he hnd no desire to kill bimself
oti account of Misa J)ukc. Ho declared
CContlnued on Pago Two.
MORE EVIDENCE
AS 10 VALUE OF
IDESJOU!
Witnesses for Silver King
Coalition Say That Develop
ment Work Has Caused.
Depreciation.
SENATOR K EARNS
TAKES THE STAND
Agrees With Other Witnesses
That Claim Has Depre
ciated, and Gives His
Reasons.
T AKING of testimony in tho par
tition suit of the Silver King
( 'onsolidatod Mining company
vs. the Silver King Coalition
Mines company was concluded yestcr
d3r afternoon. A greater pari, of tho
day was devoted to taking evidenco of
fered in rebuttal by the Coalition com
pany. Several mining engineers wore
examined, including Charles P. Brooks,
William A. Wilson, .1. Benton Laggat
and Superintendent George D. Blood of
the Coalition properties. These with
General Manager Thomas Kearns wore
the onby persons presented as witnesses
by the defendant company.
Tho evidence showed that all thceo
men wore of the opinion that the value
of tho Andes claim had been greatly de
preciated b' Teason of the work done
lo date. That while each of these men
liad examined all tho underground work
ings each has failed to find any com
mercial oro in paying quantities ex
posed, and Messrs. Wilson and Liaggat
considered the property of littlo or no
speculative value.
Senator Kearns Testifies.
While the Consolidated witnesses had
testified that this development had re
sulted in an enhancement in valuation,
according to their opinions, of from
$50,000 to $100,000. all of the Coali
tions engineers gave it an their opiuion
that tho valuation would not be in ex
cess of $10,000 and somo were unwilling
to place any valuation on tho Andes.
Senator Kearns briefly testified as to
his experience in mining, extending over
a period of thirty years. Tie said ho had
beon general manager of the Coalition
since its inception, and of tho company
preceding it; that ho had examined the
Andes workings as late as last Friday,
and lie did not; think tho ground had
been onhanecd in value as a result of
tho development work.
Declines to Make Estimate.
Senator Kearns was not willing lo
make an estimate of the valuation on
the property, but wheu urged to by Mr.
Critchlow, counsel for tho defense, ho
said that he would bavo advised his
company to pay a good price for it, pro-
(Continued on Page Two.)
: ) THE SUNDAY TRIBUNE
WORLD SERIES Bead all the gossip about l.hc impending
j struggle between tlio two champion teams for the world's
j baseball championship, J
RACING NEWS All the information regarding the important )
j racing events of the country.
A RICH BRIDE The modem story of the Lady of Lyons.
I How a clerk in a real estate office won his wealthy bride j
J by fairy tales of riches and family and the sad sequel.
SHERLOCK HOLMES No more fascinating series of: detec-
tive stories has appeared in many years. JRead this week'
Ihe enthralling narrative o "The Golden LMnec Nez." )
GHOSTS Things that worry even the most earnest Spiritual-
' ists. Where do ghosts get their clothes? Where do spec- j
J tral skeletons got their bones? Where do phantoms get S
"their breath to shriek and how can they walk through
solid walls? ' (
j DRESSES Furniture dresses, wall paper wraps. How wall- J
papers, furniture coverings, and even Persian rugs arc
! inspiring Paris modistes.
THEATERS !Ruad the fascinating criticisms of Vauderhcyden j
Fylos on the latest New York plays. Cohan lias produced
another comedy which fulfills the marvelous reputation he
has gained of giving the American people the kind of fun
S they demand.
COMICS The four-pago Sunday supplement in- colors is
! looked forward to with interest, by old snd young alike.
In addition there are the comic illustrations by Tad and
j Powers. j
Mexican Rebels Execute Man !
Who Attacked Mrs. Romney
President Romnci, wife and children at their home in Colonia Jaurcz.
FOUR MASKED MEN
L00I EXPRESS CUB
Train Held Up Three Miles
North of Poteau, Okla.;
Robbers Get 310,000.
WISSTVrLblS, Okla., Oct. -I. Four
masked men held up Kansas City South
ern passenger train No. 4, northbound,
three and a half miles north of Poteau
tonight, ransaekod the mail, blow open
the safe in tho express car and escaped
in,to tho wood-covered hills that skirt
thy railroad at (hat, point.
Tho inou boarded the train as it
stopped at a crossing a short distance
from Poteau. Crawling over tho ten
der, two of them covered the onginoer
and firemen with revolvers, while the
others robbed the mail and express cars.
After wrecking the express car safe
with nitroglycerine the robbers entered
tho mail car and demanded all the
"through" nmil. Kef using to accept
theyclork's word that there was nono,
thuy ransacked the pouches, getting not
more than a dozen letters that arc be
lieved to contain little of value.
"Tho loot from the express car is esti
mated at. $10,000. A bank at Ileavoner,
Okla., is said to have had $7000 on the
train.
William West. 12 years old, who re
sides nearby, .saw the men climb on tho
train. Two mou went into the express
and baggage ear and a third climbed on
the teuder. Yoimg West saw the men
who entered the oxprcss car brandish
their rovolvcrs and called to passenger's
that robbors were aboard. His cries
wcro disregarded. Two miles further
on the man on tho teuder cut out the
air and brought the train to a stop.
As. he did so ho leaped to the ground
aud the robbers inside tho express car
started to work.
L. 11. Kerr, express messenger, and
J. I. Williams, baggageman, both of
Kansas City, at the point of revolvers
wcro driven behind a pile of trunks and
forced to turn their backs while the
robbers worked.
Thcro were two safes aboard a local
safe containing packages to bo deliv
ered along the route and another con
taining valuables for Kansas City and
points beyond. Both were wrecked.
The top of the local safe was blown
through tho roof of tho car. During the
explosion the mask of one robber waa
blown off. Kerr believes he can iden-
tify the men.
THREATENS TO" SLAY
, EUROPEANS IN CHINA
" AMOV, China, Oct. Thrcnts to
sacrifice European lives at l'oo Chow
have been uttered by General Pung,
unless his demands for 450,000 tncls
(about $!Jir.000) from the authorities
ore acceded to.
The troops with General Pung num
ber from 10,000 to 20,000 men. A force
of 3000 government troops is marching
from Nan King to meet the rebels.
The missionaries have been rocallod
from tho Hiughwa district to the north
of this city, where serious disorder has
existed for some time.
FISHER AND KNOX
SAIL FOR SEATTLE
HONOLULU, Oct. Secretary of
tho Interior Walter Fisher nnd Sccrc
try of State Philander Knox sailed for
Soattlo today ou tho cruiser larylaod.
LOWERED INTO ILL,
mmm child
Husband Ties Rope lo Mrs.
Shaw, Who Rescues Child
From Drowning-.
Special to The Tribune.
ELSINOKE, Utah. Oct. 1. Tied with
it rope ami lowered into a well thirty
five cot deep, Mrs. Thomas Shaw, a
few days ago, rescued her baby girl of
ten months from drowning. The mother
had been badly bruised and lost a fow
tecth in a runaway, but the child wa3
not injured..
Mr. and Mrs. Shaw were driving into
tholr yard. The horse took fright at a
herd of pigs, reared and jerked the
buggy and then ran away. Father and
mother were hurled out, the baby falling
from her arms into the well, which con
tained fifteen feci of water.
Oblivious to her Injuries, Mrs. Shaw
run to the well and saw the child strug
gling In the water. ITer husband quickly
looped a rope around her wulst and she
descended rapidly. The little one was
almost strangled when she caught hold
of her..
Tho mother was drawn up and a physi
cian summoned. The baby rijd not re
quire his attention. Ifcr head was
scratched, but that was all. Mrs. Shaw
has fully recovered.
EVELYN THAW ON
WAY TO COAST
DenjeK She Is Going to- Reno to
Secure Divorce; Will Remain
True to Husband.
By International News Service.
OMAHA, Neb., Oct. 4. Kvelyn Thaw,
in Omaha today en route to the Pacific
const, flatly denied that she Is going to
Ueno to secure a. divorce from Marry
Thaw. Furthermore, whenever he Is set
free she will aguin llvo with hi in. she
says, and If he remains In an asylum all
his life she will remain true lo him. she
says.
"Tlio rumor that I am to apply for a
divorce Is absolutely without foundation."
said Mrs. Thaw at the station today. "I
propose to tand by Harry lo the ond.
If he ever leaves the asylum we will live
together and be happy. And if he la not
released I expect to remain true to him
until death. I have no Idea of seeking a
divorce nnd less idea of marrying some
other man.
"I never expect lo return to the stage.
It has no attractions for mc. This win
ter I expect to try writing Sunday stories
for newspapers. I will be in Los Angeles
and Snn Diego all winter."
LAND SELECTIONS
MEET WITH APPROVAL
WASHINGTON'. Oct. 4. A settlement
of the long-standing dispute between the
inturlur department and the slate of Ctoll
fornhi regarding the Indemnity lnnd se
lections of that state has been reached,
and the first list of lands under It was
approved today.
The controversy gos back to 100 1. when
the government suspended all Indemnity
grunts. Up to that time Ihe state selec
tions amounted to 100,000 acres, and the
department refused to allow them upon
the ground thnt tho claim was far In
excess of tho stale's rights under tho
law. The understanding arrived at re
duces the clcctlons to 350,000 acres, but
It is agreed that if the filings exceed
this tho statu shall be allowed to take
tho lauds and pay for them at regulation
government uitc.i.
The ontrlcs allowed today cover about
6000 acres and all are In th Los Angeles
district.
Mormons Give Up Colony;
Last Settlers Cross flic
Line Today.
Special lo Tlic Tribune.
EL PASO. Tex., Oct. -1. A rebel sol
dier was executed yesterday by
order of "his chief for an at
tempted assault on an American
woman. This is the sequel of the story
of an American child who saved her
mother in Colonia Juarez, Mcx., as re
lated by 1?. T. Bentlcy, a Mormon bish
op, who arrived here today.
After negotiations between the Mor
mor church officials and Colonel Kuriquo
Portillo, a rebel chief, Mrs. Miles ltoin
ney journeyed to the rebels' camp and
identified her assailant. Colonl Portillo
ordered the man executed.
Tho 10-year-old daughter of Mrs.
Romney, who leaped from the second
story window of the house to summon
help when the rebel entered, fractured
her right arm in the fall.
Colonies Abandoned.
Heeding the warning of President Jo
seph Smith, the last of the Mormon set
tlors arc expected out. of Mexico tomor
row, when the colonization scheme of
the parent church will bo abandoned.'
Nothing short of intervention will re
store the refugees to their homes in the
Mexican colonics,
Hearing of Salazar's free land procla
mation the native Mexicans who have
hitherto been friendly toward the Mor
mous havo taken possession of the prop
erties of these settlers in Mexico :md
havo defied the owners to retake them.
The federal army refuses assistance
and sides with the Mexicans. '"'Mexico
for the Mexicans" is the slogan in tho
colonies now and the warning of Gen
eral Snnjincs that tho Mormons have
no business in Mexico is being taken
up by all of the native Mexicans aud
made much of by the men who covet
the fertile field and fat granaries of the
Mormons.
Boys Go Back to Colonies,
Mormon boys went back to the colo
nics in a dosperatc ofTort to save what
live stock they could. They have been
driven away from their own ranches
with guns. Inmost Karnworth was tired
on thrco times while trying to drivo a
herd of cattle from the mountain colo
nics to the railroad for shipment to El
Paso. Others have been warned not to
attempt to take their cattle away from
the colonics, tho natives telling them
that they wished them for their own
use.
Throughout all of the tribulations of
the Mormon colonists of Mexico there
has been one central figure in the little
group of church officials who has never
lost his cheerful optimism. Ho is Junius
Romney, president of tho Mexican stake
and tho ranking church official in the
Mexican Mormon settlements. His wife
was attacked the other day by bandits,
but were driven off when bcr 10-year-old
daughter alarmed neighbors at Co
lonia Juarez.
HI, but a Brave Worker.
Boyish in appearance, President Rom
ney has been the inspiration oftheso
homeless colonists who havo looked to
I him for their encouragement and none
has been disapppintcd. His responsibil
ities huve becu heavy. President Horn
uey is but !M but he has acquitted him
self with honors to himself and the uc
closiastical body ho represents iu its
present crisis in Mexico.
Too ill to take more than an advisory
part in the preliminary proceedings pre
paratory to the general exodus of the
colonists during that last stressful week
in July, Apostlo A. W. l.vins found tho
(Continued on Pagc 8oven
HON CHIEF I
HS ATTACK I
UPGIIUS I
President Smith, in
Opening the Semi-an-nual
Conference, De- fl
nounces as "Race of
Low, Degraded, Vin- H
d i c t i v e Murderers,"
Those Who Have Per
secuted His People in
Mexico.
BELIEVES DEITY I
WILL SCOURGE I
Avoids Pirect Reference
to Partisan Politics, but
Deplores Spirit of Un
rest Which Prevails in
Nation Today; Presi- H
dent Anthon H. Lund H
Asks for Caution. H
MPTTlXC! the vials of bis wr.ith in
t words that fairly bristled with
f withering denunciation. President
a J Joseph 1 Smith, In his opening
address beforo tho semi-annual
conference of the Mormon hosts yester
day morning, took verbal vengeance upon
thn people of Mexico for the persecution
nf tin- Mormon rolonl?ts. Ho called them
"a race of low, degraded, godless, "vlndh -tive,
shiftless, idle brlgumls, rcnogndc,
murderers and plunderer, unworthy the
name of human."
"The American government, " he said.
"1ms played the part of wisdom In
standing aloof nnd letting dog eat dog."
Mission Abandoned.
The church lender made formal an
nounccment that tlio mission of th Mor
mou church in Mexico was at an end nnd
that the brave men and women who had
risked their fortunes and their lives In
the attempt to build up a branch of the
church in that "barbarous country" aro
released from further duty In the south
ern rnpubllc.
Carefully avoiding all names nnd xpr
el tic rcfercnccw, Pronldent Smith bespoke
his warm regard for the present national
administration in the United States nnd
deplored the rcxtlotisncss whlch ho said.
was abroad in tho world, striving to
olmngc the old order of things. Ho urgei
the church members to vcr bold in rev
croncc the constitution of America nnd to
always vote lo elevate only honorabU,
wise and conservative men to places of
power In thu administration of tho con-
Not Talking: Politics,
President Smith made no reference lo
hlu recent artlclo in supjKrt of President
Taft, printed In the Improvement Era.
nor approached the topic of politics In
any way other than to commend the nc
tlon of the present administration. ,
Fully S000 persons, many of them pit
grlnis from throughout tho world, far
and near, where tho brunches of Mormon
Ism are located, heard their venerable
leader. It was the opening session of the ,
eighty-third conference or tho church,
which will continue today and tomorrow.
Ths tabernacle was comfortably tilled.
the attendance exceeding that of anv j
opening session In years. More persons
than can be admitted to the building.
ncceltntlng overflow meetings, are ex
pectcd. to attend today and Sunday. j
Dignitaries Attend.
Tin' church dignitaries were well repre
scntcd on the stand yesterday. President
Smith a"hd his counselors. Anthon Lund J
and Charles W. Penrose, occupied the top
tier. On tho lower tier were Apostles
rrnnels M. Lyman, llebcr J. Grant, Reel
Smoot. Ilyrum M. Smith, George A.
Smith. Orson K. Whitney. David O. Mc
Kav. Anthony W. Ivlns. Joseph F. Smith,
Jr.. and James 1C Tulmngc. The only
absent apostles were nudgcr Clnwuon,
who Is In Kurope. and George V. Rich- '
ard.. Of the flist seven presidents or
the seventies tberc wore present: J. Gold
en Kimball. Seymour It. Young, ltulon S.
Wcllfl, J. W. McMurrlu and Charles II.
I Hurt.' nishop Charles W. Nlbley. pre
ildlng bishop of the church, and his coun-s.-Ior5,
O. P. Miller and David A. Smith.
were present. Scores of other high j
churchmen, including Patriarch Uyrum G.
Smith, occupied seats of honor.
President Smith called the conference
to older n few minutes after 10 o'clocl;. j
Charles A. Cnllls. president of the south-
ern states mission, homo for thu confer
ence, offered the Invocation- After music
by the choir nnd great organ. President
Smith launched upon his formal address.
which each ycur In the nature of a
greeting aud keynote tp tbo church's
standing and policies for the year to .
TOTho church leader said that h did not I
(Conttauod on Paga Seven.).
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