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5 THE OGUtIN STANDARD-LXAMIINLK WEDNESDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 27, 19Z0. fa
I ! STATE Mid JDAHO NEWS
Latest Items of Interest From Utah and Gem Stats
I AIR AFFAIRS OF
I SUGAR COMPANY
I Former President of West
Cache Company Takes
i SALT LAKE. Oct 27. -Affairs of
iiho West Cache Surar conipay were
Ktven further airing yesterday with
rthc rebuttal testimony of John V Hen
dricksnn former president nf -mi
pany, in the hearing of the federal
-jratle commission rnnipta in' .aiiu'
jibe Utah Idaho Sug"ar company, the
"Amalgamated Sugar company. Ernest
fe. Woolley and others.
A large portion of Mr. Hendrlckron'3
"testimony vw.. devoted to an
fio offset and contradict evidence given
previously by H E. Allen of the
Knight Investment company.
B Air. Hendrlckxon testified that he
KJiad at no tin-..- had any difficulties
vith J Will Knight in.l denied that
fl JWr. Kriiht li.id i vit nld him
IbbBI BCnlght interest cither would Have to
firet out or the West Cache company
lor siart suit against Mr Hendrlckson
H ho only differ, whi. h
ppP Mvveen Mr. I I.-ndrlckon and Mr
fjv'nu-ht. the former t -.Ufled. was r I -
Jfive to the placing of the company's
1 The witness said that on one occa-
H telon. following a director' meetlAg
H Knight had offered either to sell
ppH out to Mi HendrlcKson or to buy him
ppP Tout, whereupon. Mr I lendri.-kson said,
ppBj ;jie offered to buy out the Knight In-
H 5rre8t at per share, and sent a
ppPj iheck for $10 oi i. mi)
H Bnent, Inabllltv to secure the
H JJeiry backing r.-sulted in the ahandan-
pppj ynent of the proposal.
pPJ I "1 never at any tirae offer. d to sell
PPH ut to 1. It He les," Mr Hendrlckson
PpH T Uoth Herbert ft. MacmlMan, ounsi I
PPH fc.r the Amalgamated and for Mr.
PPH JVoollcy, :nd Judc. I . X NtraUP. OOUn-
PpH ye for the Utah-Idaho, entered vls;br-
PPP Sub objections to the testimony of
PPJj 'Jdr. Hendrlckson, ih- i i-- linldirit
PPB ?but it was without the issues, and
1 suggesting that Mr. 1 ! rii rt- K .- u w.k
PPJl testifying to matters t
PPJ tnds than those of thr trade conimls-I
PPM sion inquiry. Judge Straup held It Ini- .
PpVJ proper rebuttal a un effort to Itnpi li h
PPJ a government witness on matter.- whol-
PPJ ' Mr. Hendrlckson said (hat he and
PH Lorenzo N. Stohl pud $lf;..o00 for the,
PH Jx'nip-bt faetory, $17., 000 in e.ish- $14.-'
PPJ 00 for boilers which had to be re-
PPJ placed and ?600n as a honus to the
PH i "7 nirht Interest for taklncr a l.ond Is-
PH I .sue. The total Investment in the com-i
PH 1 'pan., was more than $1,000,000.
PH I ig Contrary to exoec!atons tho cross-
PPJ zomination was limited to the follow-
J ; v "Question- Did you have anything to
PJ 4rlnk at th" lnni hMin w ith .Mr.
LbtJ 1 I "AnKWCI Milk."
PH 8 Tn the afternoon the hearing was
PPJ ' Conducted behind closed doors, with
PPJ 11 hut attornevs and wiini--s.s -
PPJ rhi.K-d. while testimony was taken
PPJ from Willard R. Smith .-ssistrmt . ash-
PPJ i-r of the Zlon's Raving; Bank and
PPJ Trust lompany, and V V. Carls, qash-
PPJ Of the National Rank of th, R( -
PH I Subl1e. Roth hankers testf l ,1 regard -
PPJ jni loans made t- their i-istitnlfons to
PP the Wf-t iichf Sutar crnpany.
H I Argument to exclude thi illmon
H was l Mac-
PP jmlllan and Jndc Joseph .1 Dunham,
PP rommlsjion exai.i.n. r. ru'd Pi favor
pH Of the eloped se.-.;iion in ..rd.-r to avoid
undue publicity to matters between!
banks and a customer
(SENATOR SMGOT TALKS
AT JUAB COUNTY RALLY,
NEPHI, Oct. 27 Senator R.-ed
Smoot addressed a si;anlr political
rally, the largest ever held in Juab
bounty, last night. Large numbers
Of people were turned away because
of lack of accommodation.
The senator spoke on the league of
nations, explaining why hp believes!
reservations are necessary to safeguard '
the Interests of the United States
B He attacked the Democratic national
dmlnlstratlen on trrounds of extrava
gance ,ind told something of the tax
burden that must tie asnumed hy the
nation to pay the war debt.
The senator criticised the prcj"nt
federal revenue laws and went In o
detail to show how th y are dlscrlm-lliutory.
A woman is aide-de-camp with the
rank of colonel, on the staff of the
governor of Kent u. I.
1ST CAINS IN
Montana First in Increase
While Utah Ranks
WASHINGTON', cut. 27 The fact
that "Westward the course of agricul
i ire tak-s its 'way." Is forcefully
brought homj by a bulletin ip.-ujed yes
terday by the Census bureau showing
farm d. eiopmc.it in the United States
during the hist decade.
It Is BtartUngly shown that the nine
states showing the greatest farm de
velopment since 11)10 arc irrigation
states oi the west. In the United States
as B Whole the number Of farms bav
j Increased between 1010 and 19 20 Just
1.4 per cent; the average Increase for
these nine Irrigation states, per
Montana leads the entire I nlted
Slates with the remarkable gain of
110.1 per cenu
Utah stands "Ixth on the list of pef-
i it age gain, showing an increase
from 21.1.76 In 1910 to 2."..6t;-1 in ti20.
ja gain of 18.1 per cent.
Wyoming renju n xt to Montana,
having Increased her total number of
i rms from 10.987 ten years ago to
I 15.011 this year, a gain of 42.1 per
Idaho comes third, her farms now
I numbering 12,109 as against 30,807 In
;ir10. a gain for the last decade of!
36.7 per cent. Nevada ranks eli-hth
with :it. ' farms today, ms against 2,
689 in 1910, a gain of 17 7 per cent.
Detailed figures showing ih.- num-
ber of farm.N In U tah by counties ap
pc .ring first and the 1910 following:
State total 25,664, 21.676; Reaver
873, 3)9; Boxelder i860, 1527, Caohe
1 2242, 191 '7. Carbon 335, 171; Daggett
27: Davis 1174. 1302; Duchesne 1248.
Emery 7C9, 666 Garfield 'ho, 409 : 1
Grahd 114. 172; Iron 647, 372, Juab,
419, 507. Kane 229, 166: Millard DJ37.
Morgan 299, 242; Piute 246, 19S; Rich
.J t. 219; Salt lake 2438. 21 80 Ban
Juan 405, 157; Sanpete 1813, 1708; Se
Vler 1 1 08. 1059. Summit 620. 147, j
'I". !;. lis. 320. l'iiinh S9'.'. nT5 Utah
1287, 2S73; Wasatch 5o8, 964; Wash
ington 73S, ;,9. Wayne 272, 24C;:
Weber 1688, 1533.
BODY OF INSANE YOUTH
f-UUNU IN a.UUNIAINS;
R LACK FOOT. Ida.. Oct. 27 A
I . leton, found In the South Fork of
1 arden Creek, twenty mile-i ist of
this city Thursday, was brought In
yesterday by Coroner E T Peck and
Deputy Sheriff George Esell The
. I ton was found by a rancher, Chris
Peterson, who was riding In that vicin
ity for stock.
Coroner Peck claims that the body
hail lain w hero it was found for a
period from two to four years The
body was at the foot of a high moun
tain but the manner of death has not
The nearest identification is in the
clothes, which are of the sort worn
by Inmates of the state mental hos
pital. The shirt bears the word "ward
E." Indicating that the man was once
at the mental hospital and escaped.
The only record of escape that may
apply was of a young man, 19 years
old, named Roy Fruit, who disap
peared July IS, 1919
Relatives of Fruit were notified
BLACKF00T BOY IS
P.LACKFOOT. Idn., Oct. 27. Mark
Ing the fourth case on four consecu
tive Sunday evenings, where a boy
between the age of 12 and 14 years
has received surgical treatment for
injuries caused by .22 caliber gua and
cartridges, Jack Kirk was taken o the
Blackfoot general hospital Sunday
Kirk, the l.--vfar-old son of Charles
W Kirk, found cyllnd-r of .22
caliber revolver. The youth attempt
ed to pound u .22 caliber cartridge !
ia... the ohamber with a hammer. The
cartridge exploded and the built t en
tered the youth'e left hand
Ernest Josephson shot Sundav, Oct. I
17. with a 22 caliber rlflo, Is recov-I
ring from his Injuries.
SHIP HOGS To SIIO- .
TWIN FALLS, Oct 27. Seventeen'
purebred Duroc Jersey pigs ow ned by I
members of county boys and girls vo-
itional !ul.s were today shipped to j
ane to be entered In the western
livestock show. Each exhibit is t prize!
winner In the state fair at Boise.
O V LRAL L S
JOHN SCOWCROFT & SONS CO.
I j Cyccn, U--h, Since 1830
: Takes Strict Control of Coal
Tar and Distribution
I WASHINGTON", Oct 27 The txt
I of a German go. eminent decree prac
i tlcally socialising the production of
'coal tat In that country was received
T i, -.la hi ..f l'l. ial ad i a. hull, itlons
that Germany was planning for an t
; tvinpi to n gain her pre-war suprem
i acy In dyestuffs was .sen in the de
I cree by chemical experts of the gov -err
UNION RFf.t lATI S TRll
Complete control of the distribution
! of raw materials for refining coal tar
i l.v given by the decree to a union rep-
resenting all branches of industry. Em
ployers und tmployrd In th1 produc
tion, refining, trade and distributing
blanches of the industry, are repre
sented In equal numbers, the govern
ment by the minister of economics,
m powered to protest against such de-
clslons as seen contrary to public wel-
j Regulation of the coal tar trade and
economic questions concerning crude
j coal tar are placed under the juris
j diction of the union as well ns the
j Supervision of exports and Imports and
' price fixing. Reduction of the im
1 portatlon of raw products for the pui -I
pose of maintaining high prices In
Germany is. strictly forbidden, Pro
ducerj) of crude coal tar are required
to turn over the entire amount of their
output direct to refineries and con
tracts In violation of this provision are
declared null. Bmploymeni of crude
tar other than under the terms of the
decree is made punishable by s fine
of not more than 100, 000 marks and'
five years Imprisonment .
M isi y r RXPOR1
Dyes ami chemicals were th.- main-1
stays of Germany's foreign nude he-!
fore th' war, it was pointed out here. I
and If Germany hopes to recover her1
pre-war commercial position in the'
world, the major branches Qf j1f jn. I
dnstry must be built up as fairlv OS I
possible i t her government officials, I
however, familiar with Germany's eco-j
nomie problems, minimised the possi
bility that she could again I. id tin
world in the manufacture nf dyea
Recaus? of the coal deliveries. 6er- i
ninny must make under reparation
awards, it is said ihe government piob
ably was trvlng to gain full control I
of connected Industries
AIR MAIL PILOT IS
DRIVEN OFF COURSE
. CHEY n.VN'R " yo , Ort. 26. Trav
elling from Salt Lake to Cheypnne
with 40D pounds of mall. George
Woodward, air mail pilot, piloted his
machine througn a blinding blizzard
which drove him from the air line
courre nnd compelled him to follow
Ihe Union Pacific tracks
Woodward encountered a blinding
snow storm at Rock Springs He had
to abandon the route over the Elk
Mountain country whet Pilot Murphv
recently lost his ship during a bliz
zard, and followed the Union Paclfli
tracks flying never rnnie than I'OO f,.,
from the earth's BUrfSOS Woodward
covered the 300 miles to this city
without mishap btu because of his
prnxlmltv with the ground, he -.vis In
He passed so low over Rawlins
Laramie and other towns that 'he
inhabitants were terrified ;o hear the
roar of his propellor, just above thi Ir
The change in his Bourss lengthened
Woodward's trp b seventy m.l-s.
SEVEN INJURED WHEN
STREET CARS CRASH :
SAIr LAKi:, Oct. 2 7. Turning of
one switch rather than two switches!
at the intersection of West Temple!
and Second sVniMi str.et le :....
the Utah Light and Traction romnany
as the cause of a headOD collision be-!
tween a South Eighth West and a '
West Second South ir which occurred
yesterdas morning. re.ultlng in the in
Jury of seven passengers.
Failure of a motorman on one of
the cars, to throw a switch is g.ild to
have caused the smash, Hod two
Switches, Ins-.. -ad of the one been lined j
up, the cars would have passed, jt
GIVE UP SEARCH FOR
LOS I I UUELE YUUTHj
TOO RLE, Oct. 27 Although a
posse of thiee hundred men spent an
other day searching the hills for the
body of Martin Tanner, fourteen-vear-old
boy who was lost e., rlj last week
while deer bunting with his biolher. I
no trace of the youngster was found. '
Hiph school Instructors and stud-!
ents. business men. officers and many
others Joined In the search It Is
probable that th.? search will be dis
continued unr.i the mountulna are freer
LOGAN IRON WORKS
DESTROYED BY FIRE
LOGAN, Oct 27 Fire of unknown
origin arly yesterday morning de
Bt roved the Uogan iron works, caus
ing a u.s estimated at $3000 The
building and contents were insured for
$3500. The blaze was discovered about
4 o'clock but had gained such he I
Way that the fire department was un
able to check the flames
E. 0. HOWARD NAMED
TO SUCCEED WHITNEY
sait f A KB, Oct, 87, E. O. How
ard nafl yesterday named by th' board
of directors of the Utah-Idaho suar
eompany to surceed the lute Horace
.4r. Howard was elected by the
board to membership on Its executive
SUGAR FACTORY REOPEXS
IDAHO FALLS, ( Ida. Oct 2 The!
beet growers' factory of Rigby has
-'arted grinding of beets with 100 men
grouped into three shifts of eight
bourn each, The campaign S expei
to last three months with a daily grind j
of about 800 tons of beets.
oo . . li
I 0 ST MA ST ICR NAMKI)
'AKHINCrTON, iet 26 'Fllen R. I
Gleavc today was appointed ppstmas- '
ter at Annabella, Utah, succeeding!
Rosa Roberts, resigned.
IffUlVM WIL.L. AID
IN VOTTN'G TOTAL
I O I ' I S nil Ky A mule ft- i tn
orps to bring mountain women to
the polls on election day Is being
oricantied by Mrs. John W Langley,
chairman of Lhe Repubhejui Women I
campmlcn e0mmltte of Kentix-it?
I Vote The Straight j
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WAIUtUN (i. HARDING
i . ice Presldont
Por Presidential Ejectors
.1 now 1RD 111 RETT
M ki: r 1.1 n IS .n li
i:iii ; L, W CTIS
.1 MUSS M I.' A 11. Li , dr.
For United States Senator
DON B. COITOPi
I i,r JustlOC of Supreinc Court
.T EC PRICK
FLVIild S R M iBl
For Sim (ar of state
11 E. CROCKETT
Por fittornej General
I1ARVE1 if. I iUFF
i nr tati- 11 11 tor
M kk 1 1 PTLE
I-'or State Treasurer
. D. SUTTON
Por Supt "i Puhlii Instruction
,l out.!. THOMAS
1 ..r District .Indues
.1 v mi - U BERT mow 1 LL
, JAMES N . KIMBALL
For District Attorney -JOSEPH
B. I A Ns
For si. in Senator Fopr-Yoar Term I
rilOM IS 1 Mi K W
l"or State Senatoi PwoYear Termi
DW in 11 NSON
1 or Sim- Representatives
R .1 DOUGLAS,
R, Rfl ' I S
R. McIN rYRl .
11 A. SODERBERG
1 For Count omtniE loncr
Pou r-Yoar Term
M IRON1 SKEEN
For County Commbliier
1 S. GREEN
POT iinil ( 1-: lv ami Auditor
CLA1 !1 T. Ml 1 !S
I or oiiiuv Treasurer
P. V. PIPER
For ountj Recorder
MRS. GLENNA H. PDST
For ounty Sheriff
RICHARD 1 PINCOCK
iv.r Count Assessor
ARTH1 R BERRE7FT
I nr Count Attorney
1) li) J. V.1!,M)N
For t OUnl v Snrv.-yor
.11 HI N ('. BROWN
For Judge of 1 it v Court
DAVID R- ROBERTS
1 or I unstable
HENRY STFl LE
(Political paid advertisement)
His New Garb
.. : ,
!'.' '- -
L , 49SR9bsH
PARIS Prssldsnt Millerand. newly
elected executive of France posed for
this photogr-iph whilr wearing the
official insignia of his office, immedi
ately alter his election. Millerand wa
premier of P ranee and was elected to
succeed Deschancl, who retired be-L-ause
of III health.
sY win; DRINKS
(By International Newi Service )
COLUMBUS, ohlo. Oct. 24. Claim
ing his wife. Gladys, preferring other
company, left him twelve, tunes since
th-ir wedding three and a half years!
ago. Roy Taylor, asks for a divorce.
Hi told the court thut hn wife drank,
a. bottle horsp hnlmer.t when he pro
tected against her ronrtuei lnt Jan - I
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INCREASED STATE DEBT? i
The Democratic State administration ha3 increased ihe bonded debt of the State of
Utah from $2,860,000 to $9,410,000, which amount includes $1,00,000 soldier
settlement bonds, authorized bui not yet issued. The temporary loan indebtedness of
the State when he present adminstration lock charge of the State government was
$400,000. They have increased this amount to $1,000,000. The additional burden M
on this increased indebtedness for interest alone amounts to $297,000 annually. I
BONDED DEDT NEAR LIMIT: I
Under the Democratic administration bonds have been issued to practically the
maximum amount allowed by the constitution, which limits this indebtedness to
1.5' j of the assessed valuation. The bonded indebtedness of the State of Utah is
now 1.3', , while the average bonded indebtedness of several states of the United
Slates is .68' , .
INCREASED APPROPRIATIONS AND EXPENDITURES: H
In 1915 the Republic an legislature appropriated the sum of $3,078,307.68 for the I
maintenance of the State government for the ensuing two years. The regular and
special sessions of the Democratic 1919 legislature appropriated $4,279,115.12 to
meet the expense of the Slate government for the years 1919-1920, and in addition,
the State Board of Examiners have already granted deficits to various State depart
ments in the amount of $260,000, making a total increase of appropriations
made and deficits granted of $1,460,807.44.
STATE OF UTAH DEFICIT:
A statement prepared in the State Auditor's office as of July 1, 1920, shows that mk
there is a deficit cf $800,000 from the cash on hand and estimated revenue to be M
received to March 31, 1921, and the amount necessary to be paid from the general
fund for that period. This deplorable condition of the financial condition of the
State exists notwithstanding that the amount received from taxes for the credit of
the general fund has increased from $766,080 in 1916 to $1,202,688 in 1919.
INCREASE IN SALARIES AND NUMBER M
OF STATE EMPLOYES: K
The Democratic State administration h.ts increased the number of State employes
165, add tng an additional burden to the State payroll of $30,000 a month ;
$360,000 a year; or $1000 per day, which increase has provided jobs for deserv
OVERHEAD EXPENSE STATE EXPENDITURES:
A statement prepared by the State Auditor showing the expenditures for the
month of March, 1920, by ihe State Road Commission shows that the overhead
expense for State road work was 242.87 j ; in other words, it required $2.42 of
Democratic supervision for every dollar that was actually expended on the roads.
INC REASE IN AUTOMOBILES USED BY STATE EMPLOYES: HH
In 1916 under the administration of Governor William Spry, there were six auto- I
mobiles owned by the State for the use of State employes. The present Democratic
administration has purchased an additional seventy-five, making eighty-one auto
mobiles now owned by the State, which is an increase of 1300' j . A conservative
statement has been made that 50' , of the cost of maintaining these automobiles
should be charged to personal business and joy-riding.
LOANS- STATE BOARD OF LAN!) COMMISSIONERS: HH
The present Democratic State officers when running for office loudly proclaimed
that they would loan the permanent funds in possession of the land commissions
to the small farmers. An audit of the loans made by the State Board of Land
Commissioners discloses the fact that $1,145,000 has been loaned in amounts in
excess of $10,000. Two of these loans require particular mention. The loans
of $160,000 to the Lynndyl Townsite and ihe loan of $110,000 to Orem Town
were made over the strenuous protest of the State Auditor on the ground that
the security was inadequate. Democrats high in the councils of the party were
interested in both of these loans, which may have been a factor taken into consider
ation. On the loan of $110,000 to Or?m Town, the State suffered a direct loss
of $14,000. At the time the bonds of O.em Town were purchased the State Road I
bonds, which the State sold at that time, brought 87 and the State Board of
Land Commissioners purchased the bonds of Orem Town at par. Why did they
not purchase State of Utah Road bond i whose security was beyond question and
save this amount to the taxpayers of th i State? I
FINANCING PRIVATE PROJECTS WITH STATE FUNDS: ,
The present State Road Commission entered into a contract with the Dixie Power
Company to finance the construction of a power line in direct violation of the
constitution of the Stale of Utah, which provides that the State shall never lend its
credit or subscribe to stock or bonds in aid of any railroad, telegraph or any other
private individual or corporation enterprise or undertaking. The only benefit the
State can expect to receive from this expenditure of $40,000 is the right to pur
chase power from this favored company, which it may never need.
Early in 1917 the present Democratic Governor publicly announced that if the
legislature which was uVn in session would grant him an appropriation of $25,000
for the investigation of State Offices and departments that he would turn back
to the State Treasury $100 for every $1 expended. The appropriation was granted
and was familiarly known as "100 to 1 Shot." Special auditors were employed and
the larger part of this appropriation expended without any results, and in 1919 4
another appropriation of $16,000 was made for this same purpose and this money
is now being spent at the rate of $1000 per month by an auditor imported from
the Northwest, who is not even a certified accountant, with no better success than
his predecessor. Notwithstanding that they have been proceeding with this audit
for nearly four years, the present administration is challenged to show the State
Treasurer's receipts, showing that one cent has ever been turned into the State
Treasury as the result of these investigations.
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