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W Forty-second Year-No, 238,-Price Five Cents. OGDEN CITY, UTAH, SATURDAY EVENING, OCTOBER 5, 1912 s Entered Second-cla Matter at the Poatofflee, Ogden. Utah M
I AMERICAN TROOPS
FALL IN BATTLE
Fout5 Killed and Six Wounded When United States
Marines in Nicaragua Attack and Capture
the Town of Coyotepe
REBELS INTRENCHED ON TWO HILLS
Government Offers to Bury the Dead, But Bodies
,Will Be Brought Home Rear Admiral
Southerland Is in Command
.5. Washington. Oct. 5. Four Amerl-
ijv . can marines "were killed and six were
t 'wounded yesterday when the Amerl-
!i can forces took the town of Coyotepe
v : from the Nicaraguan rebels, aocord-
Jy !n to a cablegram -received today by
i; Minister Castrlllo from Chnmbrro,
'jl minister of foreign affairs In Nlcara-
gU3.
U J Early today neither the state de-
y ; partment nor the navy department
i had received any word of the fight
7l, : at Mazaya and Coyotepe or the death
j I of the American marinoB. Officials
5 were shocked at the news contained
'i in Minister Castrollo's cablegram.
The cablegram to Minister Cas-
ftrillo, dated Managua, October 4. was
as follows;
"Masaya taken today by assault.
We have 100 dead, 200 wounded.
Americans early took Coyotepe with
four dead and six wounded. Correa
' simultaneously took Baranca. Zeledon
fled with his followers and was cap
tured eight leagues from Masaya,
I wounded, and died later. Today I
i visited the American legation to ex-
press deepest sympathy for marines'
death. Granada municipality request-
1 ?d marines bodies for burial at that
city. I beg you express department
of state my deep sympathy. (Signed)
' "Minister of Affairs Chamorro."
Zeledon, spoken of in the cablegram
j 16 a rebel general, a lionduran in the
t employ of Mena, the fallen dictator
: recently captured and taken to Pan-
ij ' ama for exile.
x Though the lives of American ma-
' Tines have been lost arid others have
1 been wounded in what appears lo
r have been one of the most sanguinary
j battles fought in Central America in
1 many years, yet, technically, the
United States is not engaged In war
-' i; As defined by the state department
f j. the Btatus of the relations between
IB the United States and Nicaragua Is
r one of friendship What Roar Ad-
jt miral Southerland has done in at-
Vmi tacking the Nicaraguan rebels is de-
-,M clared to have been purely in pur-
i suance of a duty Imposed upon the
ijS navy many times in the stormy hls-
fS (ory of Central America that of
ijX forcibly protecting American lives
and property as "well as of the citl-
m zens of the European nations
'I Nearly a week after the American
tff naval forces managed to open the
jw way from Managua to Granda. where
Y ' the conditions of foreigners was plti-
, fnl. General Zeledon's robel forces,
6 ': entrenched on two hills at Barranca,
; actually commanded the line of com-
' municatlon by rail and interfered with
L the free movement of supplies and
prevented the unfortunate sufferers
from hunger to make .their escape.
j Admiral Southorland had seeral In-
l , tervlews with the rebel captain af-
Jfil ter the surrender and deporta-
& Hon of General Mena, the principal
1 figure In the revolution, but he found
2 that Zeledon was not onlv determined
I to refuse any offer of amnesty held
! ' out by President Diaz, but was dc-
i terralned to retain the position he oc-
J cupied. threatening the railroad
g The admiral was finally obliged to
It . deliver an ultimatum, warning Zele-
r don that after twenty-four hours' no-
' tce the American naval force would
1 undertake to drive him from Barran
'3: j- ca hills. This time limit expired at S
' j o'clock yesterday morning and as the
official 'cablegram received by Mln
. later Castrlllo todav Indicates, the
i American marines did exactlv as thev
had undertaken to do oven at the cost
of a few lives.
; r Both the state and naval officers
are anxious to have It appear that
': 1 what has been done bv the American
; naval force vras in response to a for-
' mal request from the titular govern -!
r ment of Nlcaracua,
!j : Though keenlv appreciative of the
I sentiments "inspiring the Nicaraguan
I government In Its offer to burv tho
dead marines in state in the CItv of
!' Granada it Is believed that the bod
, ' Ie3 of the raon will bo brought homo
to the United States and burled nc--2
. i cording to the wishes of their sur
'; ' vivlng relatives.
5 : Believe Marines Helped.
l From the wording of Minister Welt
': f 7el"i3 dispatch today telling of the
J . fight, officials think that tjluejackets
' from the warships under Rear Admlr
4 -, al Southerland also were In the fight.
g .. Minister Weltzol'B dispatch said
2. ffc that the American forces had driven
ft Zeledon and hl8 rebels from the Bar
Ill ranca hills in 37 minutes, but said
1 n nothing of Correa's participating In tho
5 ' battle, mentioned in Chamorro's ca
') , blegram to Mlulster Caatrillo. Mr
Woltzel's dispatch said it was rumor
ed that in Managua that American
marines had been wiled and wound
ed, but gave nothing definite.
Yesterday's dispatches to the stato
department gave notice of an impend
ing battle at Jinotepe. Today dls
patcheB said the Americans were kill
ed and wounded at Coyotope and It
was at first thought they were the
same plnce.
THREE BATTALIONS IN FIGHT.
The regiment of marines was on
both sides of Barranco hlllB In com
mand of Colonel John H. Pendleton.
Tho first and second battalions were
between Managua and MaBaya and
nearer .the latter. The third battal
ion was oelween Masaya and Granada
and also nearer Masaya. So It is im
possible to Judge in whicu battalion
tho fatalities occurred, as all were
cloBe to the fighting.
The first battalion was under com
mand of Major William McKelby and
was" composed of companies A, B. C.
and D, drawn from New York, Norfolk,
j Boston, Portsmouth. Annapolis,
CharleBton and Washington
The second battalion under com
mand of Major George C. Reed was
composed of companies E F and G,
drawn from Philadelphia. The third
battalion under command of Major
Smedley D. Butler was drawn from
Panama.
WILL NOT SMOKE
"" HER CIGARETTE
l.oh Angeles. Oct. 5 Miss Gertrude
Atherton no more will smoke cigar
ettes in public at least not in this
country. The California novelist war
handed a letter toda from a W C. T
U. leader, said to havo been written
I in behalf of one thousand women of
Los Angeled It was muca different
in tone from an open loiter of Pres
ident Robertson of the Anti-Cigarette,
league, which advised lxs An
geles women to remain away from the
meetings addressed by the novelist.
The writer. Mrs. Martha Law, state
lecturer of the V C. T. U. set foitii
the efforts of that organization to
have enacted an anti-cl&arette law
and regretted "that one so well known
and re3pected in California as yourself
should set an example that must tell
against our endeavors In this direc
tion -
After perusing the letter Miss Ath
erton announced her decision to re
frain from smoking In public as long
as she remained on this side of the
Atlantic.
"I did not smoko much anyhow.'
3aid the writer. "Drinking is much
more harmful and I don't drink, so
when I feel In need of a slight stim
ulant 1 smoke a cigarette. 1 am en
tirely in sympathy with the women
who are working in the Interests of
the children of California and would
do nothing that would injure their efforts."
COURT FAVORS
PROGRESSIVES
Albany, N. Y., OcL 5. Important
restrictions governing Independent
certificates of nominations, as pro
vided for In the so-called Ievy law,
have been set aside as unconstitution
al by tho state court of appeals in
actions begun by the National Pro
gressive party In this stale.
The court declares unconstitutional
that portion of the law which required
1,500 signatures on Independent nomi
nations for congressmen, senators
and justices of the supremo court. It
holds that 1.0Q0 signatures are enough
for such nominations.
.DO.
GOV. WILSON
REACHES OMAHA
Omaha, Oct. 5. Governor Woodrow
Wilson arrived In Omaha this morn
ing, to he greeted by an enthusiastic
crowd. The governor slept peaceful
ly through a near-wreck la6t night,
A freight engine Blde-swiped tho rear
of the observation car in his train
and the car In which the t governor
was sleeping was slightly 'damaged.
Ho did not know of tho accident until
Informed of it this morning After a
brief addrcsB at the city hall hero
Governor Wilson addressed the stu
dents of Crelghton university.
lllillwSKJi A AN OLD STORY, BUT IT PITS -
wMllll ''mm '' Published by Permission of the North American, Philadelphia.
Olympic Games Were
a Great Financial
Failure
Stockholm, Sweden. Oct 5. The
Olympic games weie a great financial
failure, not less than $2-13,000 having
been lo3t by rtie organizers, accord
ing to the final auditing of Ihe ac
counts From the standpoint of good sport
the games were acknowledged to
have been well conducted Good or
der and system were characteristic of
the program from day to day. But
this good management meant heavy
C06t and the promoters of tho affair
find themFohes facing this great de
ficit This amount does not include
the cost of the stadium.
The whole Income from the stadium
Including season tickets, was slightly
more than ?270 000 On the da of
the Marathon $22,7SS was taken In at
the gatqs and adding to this the sea
son tickets for that daj- the income
was $34,128, which Is the largest sum
ever taken In Sweden for a public af
fair. Sweden Is not disheartened by the
deficit, ns It was expected from the
start and the country feels well re
paid In having shown the world tho
high degree of her sportsmanship and
management. She was successful In
both of these endeavors and it Ir
considered certain that tho Swedish
government, recognizing these facts,
will not hesitate to place at tho dis
posal of the committee the funds nee.
essary to pay all of Its debts.
It Is expected that the Swedish gov
ernment will grant a considerable
Biibaldy to the Swedish participants In
the Panama Pacific exposition.
John Ilaramar, managing director of
the Swedish Exportation society, has
left for San Francisco to prepare for
the participation of Sweden. A num
ber of Industries are deeply Inter
ested In the exposition and these are
already planning their exhibits,
Among these are the wood pulp In
terests, the telephone companies, the
Swedish match Industry and the mak
ers of creamerj machinery.
A unique contribution toward tho
erection of a Swedish building nt tho
Panama Pacific International exposi
tion at San Francisco Is to bo made
by Miss Ida Olson, president of tho
Woman's Auxiliary of tho Swedish
American Society of California.
It Is a golden cushion, which, when
finished, will have on Its surface the
embroidered autographs of dlstln
EUlflbed Swedish and American offi
cials. The cover already contains the
II, UL ! ! I J WBW
I names of King Gustav, written by his
on hand. soyeraVof theahlneJUof
ficcrs of Swedeu. add"1Tiose of the
American ambassadors, ministers and
consuls to most of the European'
countries.
On reaching America Miss Olson
will endeavor to procure President
Taft's autograph and she will then
complete the cushion with the signa
tures of tho Swedish minister at
Washington and the parlous Swedish
consuls throughout tho country
When the cover Is complete It is to
be raffled in San Francisco and the
proceeds will go towards th Swedish
building which Swedish-Americans
are. planning to build at the exposi
tion. A two years' voyage in a canoe has
been started from Stockholm across
Russia. Persia and India to Bombay
by M Lanlzf a well-known Swedish
Uvaternian.
j Sweden's test of the strength of her
national defenses bv mobilizing nine
regiments of her troops along the
Rusalau frontier ha3 been very suc
cessful. Although much of tho coun
try in without railway communication
the regiments were mobilized ready
for marching at the end of two days,
despite the enormous distance.
The citizen soldiers were ordered
to serve under an act of the last Riks
dag and kept under colors for ten
das for training before beginning the
march for home.
On the whole, the maneuvers have
shown that the Swedish organiza
tion Is working cry well Tho mob
ilized troops came from an aera far
larger than many European kingdoms,
hut the telephone, which Is well de
veloped In Sweden, was a great aid to
the authorities and hv its use It was
possible to spread the order to every
village and farm In the district with
in a few hours.
DEFAMATION IS
NOT jNECESSARY
Sacramento Oct 5. Assemblyman
John C- Marsh, who was defeated for
tho Republican nomination for state
senator In this district in the Sep
tember primary, filed suit today for
defamation of character against his
Biiccesftil opponent, O. G. Hopklnc,
and thirty-one other progressive
leaders.
Prior to the primary election two
progressive clubs here published a pa
per called tho "Bandana" in which
the record of March while he was
police judge was assailed
Grove L. Johnson, father of the
Progressive party nominee for co
proBldent, Is March's attorney.
GOV, HARMON TO
VISIT IN DENVER
Denver, Colo., Oct 6, Governor
Harmon of Ohio Is scheduled to rerach
Denver today and will confer with lo
cal Democratic leaders. Ho is on his
way to San Francisco to nrrange for
the Ohio exhibit at tho 191& exposition.
TRAINING
A FARMER
Demonstrator Should Be
Placed in Every
County
Indianapolis, Iud., OcL 3. In an ad
dress before the National Conserxa
tlon CongresH, Howard H. Gross,
president of the National Soil Fertil
ity league, today said that the placing
In" each county throughout the oountry
of a trained farm demonstrator was
tho best vosfiible plan for Improvement
of agriculture In the United States
"Experience hos 6hown that the is
suing of bulletins by the department
of agriculture and the experiment
Btations have little Influence on the
farmer," said Mr. Gross. "They are
not written in the language of the
farm; they have comparatively no
value In reaching the actual tiller of
the soil.
'"We have our farmers' Institutes
and the railways run their lecture
lialns. These have done some good,
but they have all fallen woefully Bhort
of meeting the slutatlon.
"The farmers are tired of talk, talk,
talk; they domand something more.
Show them a concrete example to
prove your contention and If the re
sults are satisfactory they become
Immediately Interested.
"Henco, the time has come when
this vast fund of useful knowledge
muBt bo taken to the farmer In the
personality of a farm demonstrator,
who will meet the farmer on his own
land and show hlra how to understand
and apply the best methods known to
science: talk must go over Into ac
tion. Wo must reach tho present far
mer. "To this end the National Soil Fer
tility leaguo was organized for tho
purpose of eventing a general and
more vital Interest in the subject of
agricultural development and to se
cure the co-operation of the federal
government and the sevoral states,
through colleges of agriculture upon a
plan that will ultimately place in
every county a trained farm demon
strator to assist the farmer to un
derstand and apply the latest and best
methodE of cultivation of their fields.
This is accepted as tho best possible
plan and rapid progress has been
made In Inaugurating It."
uu
BOSTON FANS
BUY TICKETS
Boston, Oct. 5. With tho close of
the regnlar baseball season In this
city today Boston's enthusiasts be
gan to mark time to tho opening of
tho world's series between Boston and
New York', championship teams ot
the American and National leaguer,
respeciiely.
Successful applicants for tickets,
who have not called for the paste
boards during the last two days, lined
up this morning for the distribution.
It was expected that more than half
the total of 16,000 reserved seats open
to application will have been deliv
ered and paid for when the club shuts
up, Its ticket shop for the day.
Those of the Boston fans who re
tain the name "royal rooters," under
which the Hub's world championship
team was cheered and sung to victory
afiaint Pittsburg eight yoars ago, ar
ranged for a special train to take
thein to the opening game at New
York. There will be more than 300
in the party Clubs, other combina
tions and individuals also made their
arrangements for train accommodations.
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POLICE CAPTIVE
NEW WHITE HOPE'
Spokane, Oct. 5. Spokane police
are wondering if they have In jail a
now and heretofore unrecognized
"white hope." The prisoner gave his
name as .Tohan Johnson and his rec
ord as compiled by tho desk sergeant
follows:
"Bested two Spokane policemen In
a fist fight
"Whipped two lumber Jacks select
ed from a crowd of 'fighters.
"Overturned a 1,000 pound safe In a
downtown saloon.
'Tore a door from Its hinges at the
same place.
,rBt a heavt pold watch chain in
two while In a fit of rage.
"Required six strong men to hold
him down while being handcuffed."
All this took place In Spokane, but
the police learned from Johnson's
friends that in Helena recently it re
quired a fire hose, throwing a high
pressure stream to prevent him from
wrecking a Baloon.
Johnson admitted in court that he
had "a few drinks" and was sen
tenced to a short term in jail for dis
orderly conduct.
PASSED WORTHLESS CHECKS.
San Francisco, ,OcL 5. Harold
Stockton Powell, who says his family
belongs to the English nobility and
occupies a prominent position In In
dia, was arrested hero today on com
plaint of the Chicago police, on a
chargo of having passed worthless
checks.
Since his arrival here, Powell has
given several checks, to pay hotel
bills, on the First National Bank or
Chicago, and others on Vancouvor
banks. In the light of the charges
made by the Chicago police, tho hold
ers declare thoy believe the checks
will be returned dishonored.
Powell said the charges were tho
result of his father's failure to de
posit $6,000 to his credit at Chicago,
according to an agreement made when
he left India.
FOOTBALL IS I
ON IN EAST I
Chicago and Indiana
Only "Big Nine"
Teams to Meet H
Chicago, Oct. 5. Football was the IH
slogan for nearly every college of the M
central west today. Most of the H
schools were prepared to engage in M
their first games, and the day really M
marked the regular opening of tha
season. B
All of the nine conference learns had
games arranged but In only one ot
these were "big nine" teams to meet-
this being the game between Chicago H
and Indiana. The other seven-con- H
ference teams were to meet smaller
colleges. Minnesota, of these, was IH
probably of greatest interest because IH
ot her defeat last Saturday at the H
hands of South Dakota. Michigan was jH
scheduled for her first appearance on
the gridiron and the game will afford H
the first opportunity for comparison M
between her eleven) and those of the
From the spectator's standpoint It IH
will be the first general opportunity In H
the west to watch the effect of the re- H
vised rules. Coaches of tho leading H
schools say their men "have taken M
kindly to the new game and it is H
the general belief among (hem that H
the game has been much' Improved, M
both for the players and spectators. H
ARMY AND NAVY TEAMS OPEN
New York, OcL 5. Today marked H
the formal opening of the football sea- H
son of the Navy and Array teams, H
the last of the eastern teams to get IH
under way. Neither had formidable IH
opponents, the soldiers playing Ste- H
vens and the sailors meeting Johns H
Hopkins. IH
Yale, which has not met anything H
easy as yet. had another hard oppo- IH
uent scheduled in the Syracuse team, IH
while Harvard hoped for a heavy H
score against Holy Cross, which hel-l H
Yale to seven points a week ago The H
important eastern games on the da'3 H
program were: Vi H
Princeton-Lchigh at Princeton H
Pennsylvania-Dickson at Phlladel- H
phia. H
Carlisle-Washington and Jefferson IH
at Washington H
Cornell-Obcrlin at Ithaca. H
Brown-Rhode Island at Providence. H
'Dartmouth-Massachusetts Aggies at JM
Hanover. H
AUSTRALIAN TEAM TO OPEN. M
San Francisco. Oct. 5. The Aup- jH
trnlian rugb footballers, the Wara- H
tahs, will begin their Invasion of thh H
country In this city with a game with H
the Barbarians, a team of residents or- H
ganized when the English game was H
adopted by Canlfornla and Stanford IH
universities to give the collegians H
practice for their great battle of the H
year H
The Australians have been getting H
rid of their sea legs since their ar- H
rival last Thursday, working out at H
Golden Gate park stadium. According H
to local experts, they play rugby of a H
kind unknown here since the last Aus- H
tralinn team isitcd the coast several jH
The Barbarians have strengthened H
their lineup by the addition of several H
California and Stanford stars of for- H
mer years and hope to give a good H
account of themselves. H
RUGBY AT BERKELEY. IH
Berkeley, Cal., Oct. 5. The first In- H
tercolleglate rugby game of the year H
was scheduled today on California H
field. The fifteens of the state unl- H
versifies of California and Nevada H
will clash In their annual contest and H
the result is awaited with consldera- H
ble interest by collegians. California H
outweighs Nevada a"hd its players are H
more seasoned rugby men, but the H
Nevadans are reputed to be hard, fast IH
players and to be relied upon for a H
sturdy fight. H
CHICAGO AND INDIANA READY. H
Chicago. Oct. 5, Indiana university jH
and the University of Chicago were H
ready to line up today In the only H
game to be played between conference H
teams and therefore the only one hav- H
Ing a bearing on the championship H
standing ot the "big nine." H
Coach Stagg's men are in good form. IH
The Indiana team Is heavier by a few H
pounds, both in the line and hack- H
field. H
MICHIGAN IN FIRST GAME IH
Detroit, Mich, Oct. 5. Neither Case IH
nor Michigan was expected to roll up
a big score at the first big football M
gamo at Ferry field this afternoon. In M
the Clevelanders' llnoup were eleven M
veterans, while Michigan's was a mix- H
turo of experience nnd experiment. H
WET GROUNDS AT SALT LAKE H
Salt Lake City, Oct. 5. Cloudy skies JM
and a wet field met the teams from H
tho Universities of Wyoming and Utah M
when they lined up for the opening or JM
the football season here today. H
ROBBERY SHOCK
CAUSES DEATH
London, OcL &. A special to the M
Times says that M, Ynsuninsky. a well M
known Moscow millionaire and mem- M
ber of the upper house of the Russian H
parliament, died suddenly in St. Pe- H
tersburg on learning that his brother H
had disappeared with $300,000 of his M
firm's money. H
(Urin HI) C ft CAW A NC AT E EPISCOPAL PARISH HOUSE, SUNDAY SOME OF THE CAUSES OF 1 I
HEAR UK. fa. (I. (lUWANb ING, OCT .0, SO COCK NOCON. py J
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