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FRIDAY EVENING. AUGUST 20, 1920.
I UTAH THEATRE
H p mat aluson irN-HLr. AND BATH
I UNION PACIFIC
New Country to Be Opened in
Eastern Wyoming: Sher
man Hill Avoided
Preparations have been made foi
extending the I'nlon Pacific's North
Platte- valley line thirty-three miles
west from Half?, Neb., half way
through what is known .is the (Iohen
Holo district of Wyoming, to Medicine
How, according to Associated Press
dispatches received here today.
' Local officials of the Union Pacific
today stated that th- road had been
under consideration lor some lime, but
Whether or not action would be taken
; could not. be determined.
PLANNED 18 YEARS AGO
Eighteen years ago an engineer of
the Union Pacific, with heml'iuartcrs
at Omaha, planned the road, which is
now to be constructed, it Ik said.
Engineering ramps have been es
tablished along the proposed route
find the survevs completed for the
entire thirty-three miles
The main line now being ased be
tween North Platte and Cheyenne ,s
double tracked for almost the enure
dirtance, while the road from O' Fal
lon. Neb., to Halg. Neb., is single
call for the construction of
the new road from Halg to Medicine.
Row. a distance of thirty-three miles,
which will materially reduce traffic
via Cheenn"- and Laramie By th
new route the Union Pacific w.l
avoid tho Sherman hill grad niving
more than one hour on passonger
sHOaTT NS ROUTE 1 OirTV MILES
The present rout" wll also be short
ened more than forty miles While
no definite information has been re
ceived here concerning the new route.
Superintendent H. I- Pell staled today
that In Ills estimation both roads
would be used
When completed the pe.w line will
open to the Union Pacific a new beet
sugar ainl wheat section and Insure-1
the erection of an up to date sugar
slant in eastern Wyoming, it is said.
W. H. Chevers, general agent for
the Union Pacific, with headquarters
here, stated toda that the plans for
the new route had been contemplated
for some time but that no information
as to the plans of nls company had
Lern received here
Whether or not the new line will
be used entire!-'' for pasengci travel
or freight or for both has not been
I A few operas, plus a few
dinners, divided by a few
weeks, equal scandal. See
Enid Bennett in "Hairpins" at
the Alhambra Sunday.
I Epaulets were worn bs (ommlsslun
Od off hers in the United States arm
as late a- 14.7.
1 2000 ROLLS OF WALL
to be sold out at 20c per roll and up.
To aid thi6 sale we are offering
very special prices on window gloss
for the next 15 or 20 days. Dur'ng
this period fc; sure and get our
prices on paper hanging, kalsomin
Ing and painting. Resilvering mir
rors ojjr specialty.
Glass and Decorating
W. H. Chevers of U. P. Says
Increase in Rates Will Not
j W. II Chrver?. general agent for
! the Union I'ai llii sysii m, will depart
this evening on a ten -day trip to the
I Northwest Mr. Chevers will visit
' Seattle. Spokane, Portland and other
points. He returned yesterday from
I points In the east, Including Kansas
! City, (imaha, Chicago, St. Paul and
"Travel on both freight and passen
I ger trains id heavier throughout the
L'nited Slates this season than in any
j previous year on all lines,' Mr Chev
ers said today.
'Freight in particular is heavy on
all of the eastern roads. Hall officials
I in St. Louis and Chicago are having
1 their troubles in obtaining Cam with
Which to accommodaii theft patrons
for freight purposes.
"While Ogden has had her share of
bualneM, from all Indications the new
; freight rates will not have any effect
'on the buslnesa In my estimation
i the passenger travel will also be on
the Increase for months to come. In
i the eastern cities, especially Chicago
many excursions have been planned
for September on sceral roads. Includ-1
ing the Union Pacific, for travel west
to Yellowstone National park '
Bay for Travelers
Six hundred and eighty-five passe n-
gers aboard first and second sections
(of west-bound train 19 were Ugden
I visitors today Two sections depart
ed shortly alter 10 -15 o'clock for the
I west with a record number on board,
the largest number tor train ID for
the present month.
More than 2,000 passengers were
Offden visitors yesterday which, ac
j cording to Depot Master Tracy is thn
I record for an individual day for the
prejent month. Thus far this season
the single da record Is 4.600 made
during the Democratic convention
I days in July.
, Hundreds of Inquiries have been re
crived at tho offttos of Thompson
( orn In the Union depot regarding
; the increased rates which will become
: ctfectlve August 26. An Increase of
j 20 per cent will be made aciordtiiK
to Mr. Corn.
Tourists purchasing tickets before
I August 2 6 til will be allowed to irav -'
el to their destination on the old scale
of rates, providing their tickets call
for through passage. Stop-overs will
I necessitate the new rates on said lick
ctr, from the point at which the tour
. ists stop o cr.
Ogden Men Attend j
Salt Lake Luncheon
W. F Bossner, secretary of the Og
j den branch of the Utah Associated In
dustries in company with L. A HerdtJ
S H. Hendershot, B- F. Dlnsmorr, K
F. Hundley and Karl Thomas, all of
1 Ogden. attended the luncheon of the
I Utah Associated Industries held at the
; Hotel Utah at Salt Lake at noon to-
J Tho feature of the luncheon was an
address by Earl Constantino . e.v
ecutlve secretary of the National In
I dustnal council Mr Constantino Is
! now on tour of the west in the Inter
est of his company. Ho addressed
Ithe members of the Utah chapter on
" -The Work of the Associated Indus
tries In the- United States "
I g COME ON OUT IT'S
I IMURAN DAY
SATURDAY, AUGUST 21
BIG PROGRAM OF EVENTS
All Kinds of Races Prize Waltz
j Watermelon Eating Contest
j EVERYBODY WELCOME
kjSING HELD AT
j Community Leader Directs
Morning Session at
1 1 An innovation In Ihe business cir
l;rlrs of Ogden was the fifteen min
I lute community sing" on the main
I I floor of tho W. H. Wright M SOM
3 companj store this morning prior to
B tho opening of the store for business,
when member of the firm, depart
ment heads and clerks gathered
I about the piano and sang lustily pa
I I riot ic songs, popular songs and old
I I favorites
Upon the ieouet of Joseph Wright
I and Gus Wright, members of the
firm, 11 v Arhury, secretary, and
I Mr. and Mrs Harry Murrison of
! Ogden Communitv Service appeared
I at the Btore at eight-thirty, and fif
I I teen minutes later everv one con-
nected with (he concern hail a Bong
I sheet and was doing his or her bit
I to swell the volume of song lhat
flmtfil out of tu- open doors to the
Prompllv at nine o'clock Mr Mm
iiison stepped down off of the ehaii
he was using for a platform told
ithe crowd goodbye and thev scat
I tered to the various departments and
counters, humming happily to (hem
I serves as they went.
After the 'sing' one of the girls
said, "That was a lot ot fun and vou
can count on ine lo come to work
fifteen minutes early anv morning if
we re going to sing." while one of
the men came to Mr. Murrlson and I
asked when he could come back to
lead them again.
At the close of tho "sing" Gus
Wright said We had heard of
I singing in stores of the middle west
and cast, but had not given thought
I to adopting it, so lhat we were real-.
My a bit amused when Mr Murrison
suggested It, I came into the store'
la lew minutes after the singing had i
j started and was really surprised as!
I I entered the door to hear the volume
lot song Clerks, office girls, packers
i and delivery boys went away from j
the piano humming the songs and
man of them asked to have the
'stunt' repeated "
Canners at Lagoon;
Others Hold Outing
Members of tho Utah Canners' as
sociation are holding their annual out
ing at Uicoon today H L Ilcrrlng
ton, Gage Rodman and other mem
bers of tho association and represen
tatives of Ogden plants were schedul
ed to address the canners this even
ing. Athletic sports, including races, a
baseball frame, swimming events and
several events listed as surprise events
were scheduled on the program
At Lagoon yesterday employes of
the l'tah Tower and Light company
of Salt Lake and ogden held their an
nual outing. Games of all descriptions
wore staged. Ianclng in the evening
was also featured.
Kmploves of tho Ogden Tacking ft
Provision company of Ogden also
held their annual outing yesterday
Athletic sports wore tho main fea
tures of the day's entertainment.
Tomorrow afternoon employes of
the Moran Paving company of Ogden
Salt Lake and other points will o le
hrate at Lagoon
Forest Service Has
Big Deal in Sight
Informal application for timber on
'thr- Morkagunt plateau, near Cedar
ity. ha been made bj the Cedar City
Lumber and Commission company
' The timber on the- plateau Is otl-
Boated at 20,000,00 feet of yellow iin .
Lngelmann spruce and Alpine for saw
; tim bor.
1 The sale of this tract of timber
! has been awaiting the opening' of ilu
j Cedar-Long Valley roud
Information has been received to
J tho effec t that the road work has'
I progressed to a stage vvh rc it 1j now j
possible for the purchasers of the:
; timber to sturt preliminary operations.
I L T Knelpp assistant forester,
tated todav tli.-.- tin- vdar-Long Val
lev would be one of tho most scenic'
road's In Utah It gooS through the!
j wonderful Cedar Brakes near Cedar
Cltv, and tho country is rugged, pic-,
tureScuie and beautifully tinted in1
shades ranging from light tan to the,
1 deepest red.
at 14th Ward Tonight
Athletic features will be offered on
the sport card at the Fourteenth ward
amusom-'iit h ill on Ailams avc-niR- !"'
tween Thirty-seventh and Thirty
eighth streets this evonlng according
to James Harbertson. in charge of tht
Ten wrestling contests will be in
cluded one being a match between
Jack Harbertson and Bill Goring, one
of the comers of this section. This
SVent will be tho final event on the
card. The other nine mat contests
wil see the ward's host In action.
Three boxing events will also be
held the feature being the contest be
tween Brig Harbertson and Al Young
Troceeds received from the show
will bo utiod toward improvements
planned for the ward amusement hall
Second 'Sing' to
! Be Held at City Hall
The second of a series of commun
itv sing will be held in the City
Hall park Saturday evening, commenc
ing at 7:30 o'clock, according to H.
w Arbury, local secretary. The sing
1 which was held last Saturday even
: Ing. the first for Ogden, was pro
nounced a great success, more than
Special features will be in store for
aM Interested tomorrow evening, It
Is reported Mr. and Mrs. Harry Mur
rlson, In charge of the song work,
have selected a program of numbers
which are scheduled to go over "big. '
USE PUMPS IN !
City Officials and Experts
From U. A. C. to Witness
Whether Ogden will he compelled
to pend a hug- amount of money for
Water development for future oars.
or whether the city may gain an al
most unlimited supply With the ex
i. nditUre of but a few thousand dol
lars will depend upon rosults of tests
which began today at the artesian
wells In igden canyon.
City officials, government r-xports
and engineers are at tho scone of ac
tion and are watching with interest
the results of thr irM-
I V. ( OMlRJSSSED AIR
1 The tests are to del ermine the
amount of wat-r that can he made
available by pumping with the use of
compressed air. and what amount of
water can bo developed In future years
by this !-v.st m If the tests pro i- that
the present supply can be accelerated
by the use of pumps the city will not
In compelled to go farther for other
sources for years. If not successful
immediate plans will have to ho made j
to sck other sources at much greater
.JU. Eil I
J The United States governnunt.
j through its experimental station at
1 tho Utah Agricultural college, is tak
ing an active part In determining what
Water supply can bo made available!
I at the wells. Government equipment i
has been lent for the tests through
the experimental station and experts
and assistants have been assigned to
c VRRY - n STS
The men and equipment are now at
the scene of action and the tests will
be carried on for several davs.
1 1 Is the opinion of the experts that
I beneath the city veils there Is a huge
I bod of water. The decrease of the)
1 flow from tho wells each year has led!
I them to believe that the level of the
: subterranean lake has fallen and Is
I year by year decreasing the pressure!
and the flow By comii is-ed air
! pumping. It Is hoped that an almost,
1 unlimited supply ran be obtained.
SIMILAR Tl 51 - ELSEI III Hi
Similar tests have been carried on
j In other sort 10ns of the Intermountaln
1 country fop the development of Irr
igation water with wonderful results,
according to I. M. Wlnsor, r-presi'iit-ing
tho l'nited tates department of ag
riculture, who is active in the local
(tests. He said that dry holes have
I been made to give up ample flow to
Irrigate large farms through com
pressed air pumping Th- Igden tests
are the first to develop water for city
use, he said, and the results are there
fore being carefully watched by tho
Mr YVlnsor obtained the use of the
equipment for the present teats .and
has for his assistants, Dewey Clyde
and Itussel Croft, who operate the ma
chinery. l N V ATI 1; TESTS
O. C. Ollphant. chief engineer of the
Sullivan Machinery company Is also!
taking an active part In tho work.
Those who arrived in gdcn today to
witness the tests and offer opinions
as to the results are Professor K. S.
Harris, director of the government ex- ,
periment station at the L'tah Agricul
tural college; President E G. Peterson, '
of th'- agricultural college; Profefsor
YV. Israelson, head of the Irrigation'
department of the college, ami Profes-1 ,
sor Ray B West, head of the depart-,
ment of agricultural engineering at
In addition to Mavor Frank Fran-i '
cis, members of the city commission, I
off trials of the city waterw-jrks de
partment and other officials, many
citizen are witnessing the beginning
of the tests today in the canyon. I
in Forest Patrols
Profiting by experience of last year
airplanes used as fire patrols in for
estfl in I allforhia, are proving success
ful again this season, according 10 in
formation received from Fresno by L.
. F. Kneipp. assistant forester at Og
den. I Mr Kneipp said thai during the pe
1 riod of July 16 to 31 inclusive, 17 fires
were reported al Fresno b radio Fif
teen of the 17 fires were successfully
located by air patrole.
j While seeing fires from an airplane
la an easy matter, the knack of viccu
ratelv locating them is difficult, ac
cording to Mr. Kneipp An experienced i
aviator has difficult) In passing over
a the, to determine the exact location
oi the blaze Although equipped with
a small scale map, minutely platted, I
the airplane is often two miles or more
away from the lire by the time Ihe
airman has located the appi oxiniate
location. Unless a pilot is acquainted
thoroughly with the country over;
which he is flying the locating of the
fires is a difficult matter, he said.
j Men Going to Park
Seventy-five insurance men en route
to Yellowstone National park will ar
Irlve In Ogden this evening shortly
'after 9 o'clock from Chicago and
j other eastern points. The entire party
is traveling In two private can After
spending two days in Yellow .-tone they
will return to 'gden and then depart
for Los Angeles to attend the national
J. Harold Blakeb- of Chicago, is In
charge of the party Tin y will b met
at the local depot this evening by rep
reeqntatlves of local insurance firms
according to Depot Master Tracy,
Only 23 states and the District of
Columbia now keep birth records
complete enough to admit them to tho
United States birth registration area
5 We Pay ReturriPostagc jj
i 1 MEN, NOTICE!
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canvas oxfords, turn sole,j S'-OO' tf A
e French heel; $7.50 value sT j
$J$f G B Men's palm beach- so
X ttWa&'& white canvas oxfords, Eng- THE NEWEST
0 ' " lifih toe, also medium toe, , Black satin cross-strap &
Ladies white canvas pumps wet soes. $6 value pump, black suede covered I
A hrench heel; $5 value heel and straps A
! 3M $39S ? 12.5 Ol 1
X m m y
4 Wi Whitc canvas la White canvas pumps, also ox- fig! fTT
t M shoes' $8 va,ues- ford,, also high shoes; compos,- W f.
nBL Sizes 21 i to 4. , . &W Wj9 A
t ' tion soles, values $3.50 Vs 9
X n- i , , ' 1
Lirls patent pumps, nickel , - Children's barefoot sandals, 4k
f buckle, baby Louis heel , Men S t&n "lf xfrd $, the solid leather kind; tan. I
V also low inch heel; $8 value also black, also smoked V
X value mncz horse ;$3'23 va,ue
X " 7 J
A Misses' patent pumps, ankle Men's Palm Beach canvas, izc D to j
strap with nickel buckle; i j A
1 t-r i c- tii n also white canvas oxtords, dvc t
$7 value. Sizes 1 1 !2 to 2 BOYS A
A $4.50 value - ti i- i i ii ,
1 he little chaps like these
11 .5? &JbQZ & comfortable play shoes. V
X B B Slzcs 3 to 8 -95 1
X I Sizes 5'-2 to 1 3 $2.40 J
jf SHOES FOR MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN
VZ : 2461 Washington Ave. '
WAR OPENED ON
Huntsville Turned Into Battle
field; Casualties Reported
Hunting Ib good Rage chickens,
grouse and other wild fo-wl upon which
I the season opened at dawn today are
plentiful in practically all localities
near Ogden, but the birds are unus
This was th- composite report of
early morning hunters who went intu
ithe fields and hills at dawn and re
j turned to the city in lime for the day's
rrind The (ftintsville irale) is shown
as a particularly good spot fui the
sportsnieh, and the majority who re
turned from there today carried huls?
Ing bags and a wide smile. Sage
chicken apparentlj were the birds to;
get within range of the guns and the I
majority of bass contained practically
this species exclusively.
Hunters reported missing an unus-
j chickens bem wild and flying out of
Irangf quickly Those with dogs
brought in the largest bags.
I Huntsville a)ley this morning re
minded one of dawn in the trenches in
France or a Mexican reolution Ther?
; were plenty of hunters for each bird
.md they apparently were not back
ward in iryinto quiet lille before the
other fellow A trench helmet would
(have been used to good advantage in
almost any lield where the chicken j
' flocks were feeding
Flying Parson and
Family in Ogden
Lieutenant Melvln Maynard, winner
of the transctintliunt.il air ran staged
bv the government laat fall In com
jpan with his wife and two children
were Ogden lsitors for thro- hours.
Lieutenant Maynard, commonly
'known as the "Flying Parsan, passed
tlirough this clt thrd months ago
on his vacation shortly after he re
tired from active service
At the Union diit last niKht be
iid he was tin.. ugh'' with lh air
"I have had m inning at the game
and while It was thrilling an.l an ex
perience which I would not well for any
amount, It is dangerou.," he is quoted, i
In tho baggage car on the anie
truln was his famous dog. 'Noodles," I
which accompanied him on his sir I
trip from New York to San Francisco)
and return last fall 1
There are more arguments In bar-
ber shops than chins.
No City Court Today;
Officers Go Hunting
No police court was held today, cir
cumstances shaping themselves In
'such a manner that Assistant City At
torney Powell, Assistant Clerk of thei
City Cburt I. N Fulton, and Chauffeur
Claude Leiser were able to go chicken
i hunt ing.
I The prime reason for deferred court
was the fact that no arrests were made
dur.'ng the night The M av ic Bakr
preliminary hearing, in which Baker Is
charged with assault with a deadly
. . aP"n with inieut to kill, was con
jtlnued until a later date because Court
I Reporter Harold Packer could not be
1 present The case will be called dur
ing the first part of next week.
The only police offenders were J. E.
Storey, r,oi Twenty fourth street, who
parked an automobile too close to a
fire hydrant and Harrej 6. Miller, who
was arrested on a burglary charge be
tween fi and 10 o'clock this morning
World War Veterans
En Route to Coast
Veterans of the world war, seven
membe.rs of the marine corps and six
teen sailors, all west-bound, were Og
den visitors today The entire pn
ly with the exception of three sailors
ha e been honorably discharged from
tho service after serving more than
three years according to Harold Cros
by, one of the Bailors in the party
The other thres sailors were en route
to San Francisco, where they wtlli
complete their schooling at the naval
training station In that city.
PARI?. Aug. 80, Hugb '. Wallace.
I L'nited States ambassador, on his re
turn from .tcatlon yesterday, went
to the French foreign office and ex
pressed great satisfaction of tne
American government for the attituce
taken by France in favor of Polanu.
'HELD I TRUST
May Allison Displays New
Capabilities in Emotional
Role Dramatic Story
Held In Trust," at the Utah the
atre today proves several thing3 fflfeti'
about pictures, that they have really HVT''
risen to take an equal place in dra- , ,
malic expression with the stage; that JfcJ '
j May Allison, dainty of feature and ft ' j 'ii.
endowed with glorious hair which
I suggests ihe bright sheen of now 'jf
Kold is capable of emotional as well j4
las lighter and sprightlier roles; that (T
jthe demand for real pias. fresb and
(Vigorous in Btpry, ha been more than
met and several other things. But. M
most of all "Held In Trust" proves
might) good entertainment
No need to spoil the story bv a Bj't ;'' '
scanty retelling: it is of Mary Man t?,:: '
Chester, driven by circumstance ,n, Hi
I a desire lor Russian sables to imper
sonate a wealth) v.oman who is real
ly dead, but whose continued life I
.would mean the retention of her
millions by two unscrupulous baxLk-
Graves Robbed of l
I Flowers, Police Told Jjj
That boys ahve torn up and scat.
' ' '
City cemetery within two hours of
the completion of the services was fKr J
tod-iv0mpla,nt mad l City authrni' i R I
"n returning yesterday afternoon
shortly after the floral tribute, f had
been arranged on the grave, rejatlv, BPI
found that the pieces had been torn
and the decorations scattered about 16