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9 J ! OGDEN CITY, UTAH, TUESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 10, 1912 EMcr.d Se7.. .. P..wl.fc oCden, uu..- I
I THOUSANDS PAY TRIBUTE TO
I MEMORY OF DAVID ECCLES
II MANY ON ABLE
I TO ENTER THE
IChmWcDignitarie ?usiness Men Studnts and
Otters on Foot Make a Funeral Cortege Ex
tending Three Blocks, Followed by a Long
.Line of Carriages Containing the
Relatives and Close Friends of
CARS DO NOT MOVE
FOR FIVE MINUTES
Banks of City and Other Business Houses Close
During the Afternoon President Jos. F.
Smith Speaks in Eulogy of the Dead
Apostle D. 0. McKay Offers Consola
tion to the Living Floral Offer
ings Are Beautiful.
B At 1:30 o'clock this afternoon tho
cm funoral procession of David Eccles,
m the great financier, passed through
I it the streets of Ogden to the Taber
jr nacle -where tho services were held.
jj Friends and business acquaintances
jj from all parts of the country were
fi present as well as tho most proinl
5jj nent dignitaries of the Mormon
mWi ve 8ta-es mourned the loss of
Iff? ono tue Sreat upbuildcrs of the
1 j At Twenty-second street. tho
J! student body of the Weber academy
J I lined up so as to make a pathway
,. , through which the hearse and car
riages could pass. The young men
': bowed their uncovered heads as the
: hearso passed. Tho beautiful bronze
) casket, covered with a simple blan
l I ket of flowers, was then removed
' from the hearse and. proceded by
I ! the honorary pallbearers, was borne
f into the Tabernacle through the door
on the south side of the building.
The members of the Weber academy
board, of which Mr. Ecclos was a
member, entered the church after
; the casket.
So many peoplo gathered around
the entrances that it was with cliff i
y culty that the members of the family
( could enter and the crowd hud to be
requested time and time again to
I stand away from the door. As each
carriage waB emptied, the gathering
believed it to be the last and a gen-
eral rush was made for the door. It
( waB 2 o'clock before tho last carriage
had drawn up and the members of
t the Weber club had entered in a body.
. What few remaining Beats woro va
i cant were soon filled and every nook
i and corner hold those willing to sac
l rlfice comfort to hear the services.
1 Many lingered about tho doors and
i windows in the hope that they might
I hear the music or catch a fow words
if that were spoken.
, Up to the time that the Standard
went to press, tho services in the
Tabernacle were not yet completed.
? Aa a fitting tribute to such a great
man of affairs, business was prac
tically at a standstill this afternoon
) during tho funeral of David Ecclos
I All tho banks of the city closed tholr
doors at 12 o'clock, tho offices of the
Amalgamated Sugar company were
closed, as were the offices of the
Utah Construction company, the bc
cles Lumber company and tho Utan
r & Oregon Lumber company.
5 In five states flags hung at half-
J mast and all the wheels of industry
Sli formerly directed by Mr. Eccles In
I those slates wore silont
At precisely 2 o'clock factories in
; .Utah and Idaho ceased operations
for five minutes; tho railroads In
'Oregon and Utah formerly operated
, by Mr Eccles did not turn a wheel
: tor five minutes, In Rock Springs
I I Wye tho coal miners stopped tholr
i xenrv for five m nutes, as did the
i I rrdnL working for the Secies intor
I ,Sb In Nevada, in the northwest at
the oamo time lumber men laid down
their axes and tho roar and buzz of
f i tho BawmillB ceased.
' Promptly at 2 o'clock in Ogd on tbo
i motormen of the Ogdcu Kapld Trans
f Tt company applied the brakes to
" neirTars, the current being shut off
' at the power house. For five minutes
?be cars were motionless
i conductors and motormen stood wltn
beads bared. In Lugan the same or
de? was in force, that all cars should
BtAea Web;Cr academy board, of which
Ll Mr Eccles was a member, beaded
1 ?h cortege Then followed tie mcin-
hers o?the faculty and the student
If bodv of tho academy.
11 , The members of the Weber club in
a body and tho Ogden Clearing House
association, with bankers from out of
town, marched next.
Following came the clfiircli ofllclals
In carriages. In the first carriage
were President Joseph F. Smith,
Apostles Charles W Penrose, Fran
cis Lyman and Heber J. Grant.
In the second carriage were Apos
tle D O McKay, Presiding Bishop
Charles W. Nibley, W. W. Ritcr and
Bishop George Ttomney.
In tho next carriage were President
Joseph Quinney of Logan, Bishop II
C. Jacobs and tho Wober stake pres
idency, consisting of L, W. Shurt
Hff, C. W. MIddlotou and John Wat
Pallbearers selected by the fami
Active bearers E. C. Rolapp, Wil
liam Burtons R. A. Moves, J. M. Canse,
R. B. PortcrE. W. Matson and W. U.
Williams of Ogden, Dr. D. C Budge.
Logan; Fred G. Taylor, Lewiston, Ida
ho; D. W. Baird. Baker City, Orc
ron. Honorary bearers W. H. Wattls,
Joseph Scowcroft, M, S. Browning,
John Plngroe, Charles II. Uarton and
W A. Larkln of Ogden; H. S Young
aQd Joseph Googhogan of Salt Lako,
H E. Hatch of Logan and Adam Pat
terson of Los Angeles.
Many In Carriages.
The family carriages followed the
hearse, and were.
Carriage No. 1 Mrs. David Eccles,
D C. Eccles, Lo Roy Eccles and
Mrs. Veda Davis.
Carriage No. 2 Mrs. Ellen Eccles,
Mariner Eccles, Mario, George, Stod
dard and Baby Eccles.
Carriage No. 3 Royal. Joseph and
Lila Eccles, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Carrlago No. I George Davis, Mrs.
D. C. Eccles, Mrs. Le Roy Eccles and
Carriage- No 5 Jessie Eccles, Spen
cor Eccles, Emma Eccles, Elbert Ec
cies and Nora Eccles.
Carrlago No, C Laura Eccles. Flora
Eccles, Jack Eccles, Vivian Eccles,
Homer Eccles and Mrs. Lottie Tay
lor. Carriage No. 7 William Ecclos and
Carrlago No. S Mr. and Mrs. Stew
art Eccles, John Eccles and John Ec
Carriage .No. 9 Mrs. Nettle Eccles
nnd family' and Grandma Stoddard.
Carrlago No. 10 Mr. and Mrs Rob
erl Balr, Mr an Mrs Charles Swing
er an two chllrcn.
Carriage No 11 Mr. and Mrs. Geo
Stoddard and son Elmer, Aunt Emma
and Aunt Sarah.
Carriage No 12 Mr. and Mrs. Wil
liam Moyes, Mr. and Mrs. A. T.
Wright and Mrs. Banks.
Carriage No. 13 Mr. and Mrs. Alex
Moyes, M,r. and Mrs. James Moyes,
Mr. and Mrs. Stewart Moyes.
Carriage No. 1-1 Mr. and Mrs. John
Moyes, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Moyes,
Mr and Mrs. Joseph A. West.
Carriage No. 15 Mr. and Mrs. H.
H. Rolapp and friends
Carriage No 1C Mr. and Mrs. W.
IL Wattls and family.
Carriage No. 17 Mr and Mrs Jo
seph Scowcroft and family.
Tabernacle Not Large Enough.
Never before In tho history of Og
den had so many people assembled to
pay their IaBt respects to the dead
as gathered at the funeral of David
Eccles Tho large Tabernacle was
entirely Inadequate for tho occasion,
and hundreds stood at the door en
trances, unable to enter. As early
as 12- -o'clock men and women wore
waiting at tbo Tabernaclo doors to
Those In the cortese thut followed
the remains from the residence on
Jefferson avenue and Twenty-Blxth
street more than filled tho Taberna
cle, and there were hundreds of peo
ple who wont direct to the Taberna
clo, and that edifico would hae been
filled before the funeral arrived had
not reservations been made for seats
for the immediate relatives and their
So great was the crowd that as
sembled at the homo that it was with
some difficulty that the funeral pro
ceeded, nnd some delay was occa
sioned However, there was no con
fusion. Floral Offerings.
The floral offerings, which were of
unrh ailed beauty and fragrance, were
taken to tho Tabernacle prior to the
arrival of the funeral cortege nnd
placed in position.
The tributes, many of which were
the most beautiful "creations of tho
florists, taxed tho enpacity of several
automobiles to transport ihcm to and
from tho Tabernacle
I When arranged in the Tabernacle,
I HON. DAVID ECCLES I
they presented a picture, eloquent
though Bllent, of love, respect and Bor
row for a loving husband and father
aud a true friend
Prominent In mnay of the places
were lilies of tho valley, Mr Eccles'
Forming a cover for ihe casket of
the late financier, wag a boautlful
blanket of Cecil Brunnor roses and
lilies of tho valley This was the
family tribute and was made by Miss
Elizabeth Huth of the flower shop.
Miss Huth Is an intimate friend of
the Eccles family and was In charge
of the floral arrangements
A broken tree, composed of Kll
larnoy roses, lilies of the valley and
steia, a uniquely beautiful creation,
occupied a prominent position near
the pulplL This was sent by the Ec
cles Lumber company.
Among tho corporations whose re
membrances were features in the pic
Crescent Logan Rapid Transit
Pillow of violets and lilies of the
valley with initials D. E. of rose buds
Anderson Sons companv of Logan.
Star and crescent Vineyard Land
and Livestock company.
Large wreath Lillies of the valley
and roses Wvoming Coal company.
Wreath of roses and sweet peas
W H Ecclos, Baker City, Ore.
Basket of pink roses Wingolf So
ciety of Returned German Mission
aries. Wreath and star of chrysanthe
mums, calla lilies and narcissus
Wreath Hanson Livestock com
pany Large wreath Shupe-Willlams
Large pillow Lewiston Sugar fac
tory. Large pillow Logan Sugar factory.
Large pillow of violets W. A. stu
Bouquet Commercial Boosters, Lo
gan. Bouquet Junior class U. A. C-, Lo
gan. Wreath Scottish Cronies
Largo banquet Utah Condensed
Milk company, Richmond.
Large bouquet J. E. Tyler, Cali
fornia. Large bouquet Richmond State
bank. - J '-- - - -
Rose bouquet James J Burke &.
company. Salt Lake.
Large wreath Oregon Lumber com
pany, Baker City, Ore.
Broken wheel Su m pter Railway
Pillow G. K. Smith.
Bouquet Mark Calder, Baker City,
Leaving the Home.
At 12 30 o'clock the different or
ganizations assembled and formed in
a line extending down Twenty-sixth
street to Washington avenue The
students of tho Weber academy. 100
or more, met at the corner of Twenty
sixth street and Washington avenue
at 12-30 and they were soon joined
by the faculty of the Academy and tho
board mombers of the institution. This
portion of the cortege on foot, four
abreast, extended up Twenty-sixth
street Behind the academy delega
tion came tho Wober Iub members
Further up the street woro the cir
rlages containing tho members of the
Eccles' families and their Intimate
fricudB The delegution of Ogden and
Salt Lake bankers proceeded to tho
Tabernacle before the cortege, as did
the county aud city officials
At 1:15 o'clock tho heavy bronzo
casket covered with a blanket of flow
ers, was carried from the house and
placed in the hearse. Preceding tho
hearse, the honorary pallbearers
marched, while the active bearers
walked on each side of the hearse.
The hcarBe and pallbearers took a po
sition behind the Wober club mem
bers. Funeral Director Elijan Larkin gave
the word nnd tho long, end procession
moved slowly to the Tabernacle in the
Weber academy bonrd.
Wober academy faculty and stu
dents. Members of the Weber club.
The hearao, with tho active pall
bearers The carriages with the members of
Carriages and automobiles with
friends and acquaintances Every
available carriage was used, but the
supply was not great enough to ac
commodato all and many walked from
the home to the Tabernacle.
Business Temporarily Suspended.
BusInesB waB temporarily suspended
in all business houses along Wash
ington avenuo while the procession
passed. No one thought of making a
purchase and clerks and proprietors
stood before their stores Many un
covered and bowod and among those
who did so were several who were
not acquainted with the great man
who ha3 Just passed, but knew him to
bo worthy of respect.
Hundreds of people bad gathored
at the Tabernacle two hours before
tho funeral in tho hope that they could
secure seats and when they were
made acquainted with the Tact that
members of the family would be seat
ed first they did not go away, but re
mainud In tho hope that thore would
be space for all. By the time the fu
neral procession arrived, tho crowd
had grown to largo proportions and
plainly foretold that the building
would hold but a fraction of thoae
who came to inv the :ast sad tribute.
Chopin's Funeral March.
As the mourners entered the Tab
ernaclo at 2:45, the strains of Chop
in's "Fuucral March," played by Or- 1
ganiat Sara F. Whitakor, gave sol- i
enmity to the occasion. ,
Tho services wore presided over by :
.President S. W. Sburtllff of the We- 1
ber Stake and conducted by Bishop
H. C Jacobs of the Fifth ward.
The siuglng of tho Ogden Taber
nacle choir added dignity and beauty
to the song service and this pnrt of
tho services, which was undor the
direction of Professor Joseph Ballan
tyno, was rendered by the sololBts,
male chorus and choir, with sympa
thetic care and each number was a
divine message of hope and comfort
Tho musical program follows:
"It Is Not Death To Die" From
"Lozarus," Mrs Myrtle B. Hlgloy
"Lead Us, O Father" Male chorus, 35
pupils of Prof. Jos. Ballantyne.
"Resignation" Maggie Tout 'Brown
ing. "God Knows Best" Composed by Jos.
Ballantyno, Mrs Myrtlo B. Higloy.
"Rest Thee, Dear Heart" Motrin
Peterson of Salt Lako City.
"One Sweetly Solemn Thought"
Phcobe Cary Elsio Shorten and
Postlude, Prayer, from Tannhauscr
Sam F Whittaker
The speakers were as follows.
nvocatlon Apostle Ileber J. Grant.
Romnrks C. W. Nibley (bishop),
President John Watson, Bishop George
Romnoy, Judge II. H. Rolapp, Presi
dent Joseph Quinney, Jr , Apostle Da
vid O. McKay, President Joseph F.
APOSTLE M'KAY SPEAKS
Apostle McKay, in his tribute, said
"'Life' We've been so long together.
Through pleasant and through
'Tis hard to part when friends aro
Perhaps 'twill cost a sigh, a tear;
Then steal away, give little warning,
choose thine own time;
Say not good-night, but In some
Bid mo good-morning.
"This sentiment certainly seoms
particularly applicable to the sudden
close of our beloed brother's life. So
sudden was It, so unexpected, that
een now wo can scarcely believe he
is gone Wo fain would bollevo bo
is In a neighboring stato looking after
the details of his many and varied
business Interests. When we meet
ono of IiIh close associates, there un
eonscioush comes to tho mind tho
half-formed sentenco, 'When do you
expect President Eccles back'', The
suddenness of Death's call, coming as
it did llko the lightning's flash, has
bewildered us, and we can scarcely
convince ourselves that we must ac
cept the Inevitable. In tho midst of
life's activities, on the night of De
cember 5, 1912, our associate, friend
and brother, unexpectedly received
and readily answered tho last earthly
summons Nobody who saw him hur
rying down South Temple street to
ward the station dreamed could ecn
imagine that he was within a few
steps of the end of life's journey
Neither could a person who did not
recognize him realize that the gentle
man running to catch a train pos
sessed anything more than an ordi
nary competence That simple act
of hurrying to the train on foot, (no
car being In sight) instead of hiring
a taxicab, illustrates one of the dom
inant traits In Brother Eccles' life.
Plain living and high thinking wore
eer characteristic of him. The les
sons of industry, economy and fru
gality that ho learned In the days of
his poverty, remained with him to tho
last, and David Eccles. tho multi
millionaire, was the same modeBt un
assuming David Eccles that worked
and plodded in the mountains to earn
his first fifty dollars
"To some men, riches bring a spirit
of arrogance; but arrogance could
find no resting place in our brother's
character His personal habits of liv
ing were such that the poorest In tho
financial world might feel at ease In
"No man can truthfully say that he,
one of the greatest financiers this
country has produced, sought to nc
oulre wealth for personal consump
tion, personal gratification, or indulg
ence HI? was si life of productivity
ho loved to produce for tho sake of
producing, and for the benefit his en
terprises will be to his fellowmen
He acquired wealth by producing that
which did not improverish but en
riched the community 'The more
individuals there aro wiio get rich by
this method and the riches they get.
the better it Is for the community as
a whole A man who can produce a
million dollars and at tho same time
contribute a million dollars to the
wealth of tho community Is a public
benefactor. Such a man waB David
"For the keenness of insight into
the possibilities or the impossibilities
of a business proposition, his associ
ates tell us. ho was without a peer.
His sense of justice was fully as keen;
and his desire to help IiIb fellowmen
by nroIdlng for them lucrative and
productive enterprises was most ad
mirable. Ho was an Indefatigable
worker, so much so that ho often re
fused to lavo business oven to take
his meals or him it could be faith
fully said. " lived not to himself,
his "work Mfe.'
"I fain v continue to talk of
his virtues. -ncil with him
on the Acadci -ul and In friend
ly associations. 1 have admired his
genius, his integrity; but to do so
would bo only to intensify the reallza.
Hon of our Iobb.
"What becamo of David Eccies,
when In tho full possession of all his
facilities and virtues, he was struck
by the unceen hand of Death? Falling
to catch tho 9 o'clock train, he start
ed back towards Main Btreot, prob
ibly to continuo his work for another
nour and a half. IIo was walking
rnpldly. Suddenly ho halted, stagger
ed a little, fell Into the arms of ono
who was near, and almost in a mo
ment was gone What happened to
him7 Where did he go? 'Human phil
osophy and human science hardly
know what lo say in reply.' But a
higher voice thaneither of these has
"'He fell asleep: and after sleep
cometh the awakening."
"To realize that death cannot for
ever separate from us one whom we
love, but that In the Immortal state,
we may meet him again, know and
love him' as we have hero la the
greatest consolation that can come to
the sorrowing hcarL
"What wo call death Id simply a fail
ure to respond to one's environment
We move in our physical existence
and come In contact w:th our envir
onment by means of our five physical
senees When one of these becomes
totally impaired, we may be said to
be dead to that particular part of our
life; and so when all our senses cease
to respond to tho Impressions of phy
sical manifestations, we say tho por
son is dead. But there 1b a spirit In
man that can respond to an environ
ment that transcends the possibilities
of these five physical senses In other
words. Impressions, thoughts, knowl
edge, may be received definitely from
sources that are beyond tho reach of
sight, hearing, touch, etc Science has
demonstrated this beyond a shadow of
a doubt. This being true, we are not
Justified in concluding that Just be
cause tho body (the spirit's tenement)
is inactive, that the spirit Itself is also
inaefhe No, the spirit lives and con
tinues Its Individuality Just as much
after death as It did before.
Josus. our Rodcemer, always spoke
of this final change In man merely as
a sleep When ho came into the death
chamber of tho little daughter of Jnr
lus, who lay on her little bed appar
ently lifeless, tho Refleomer looked at
her and said, "She :s not dead, but
"When the messengers came with
the news of the fatal slcxness of Laz
arus, Jesus abode two dayB after re
ceiving the message, and then know
ing that Lazarus had passed from this
earthly existence. Jesus turned to his
disciples and said: 'Lazarus sleepeth
'Well,' said ono of his disciples, 'if he
sleepeth, he beth well. If that be the
case, it Is not necessary for Jesus to
go back and expose himself to his en
emies who are seeking his life In Ju
dea ' But Jesus replied, 'No, he 's
dead.' In the sense In which the apos
tles looked upon that change, this
Bleep was no more eternal than tho
natural sleep of the hody at night.
"This was shown clearly in the sub
sequent evenLs In tho raising of Laz
arus When Martha met her Lord Bhc
said: 'Master, if Thou nad'st boon
here my brother had not died.' 'Your
brother shall live again ' 'I know ho
will livo again In the resurrection.'
Then came tho immortal answer: 'I
am the resurrection and the life, he
that belleveth In Me, though he were
dead, yet shall he live '
'This Is the truth I aeslre to empha
size upon this solemn occasion. Our
brother lies simply In sleep. His spirit
has gone back to God who gave It On
tho resurrection morning the spirit
and the body, in obedience to infinite
law, will be reunited anG, as an Im
mortal soul, he will come forth cloth
ed with glory, immortality and eter
nal life s
"So when this corruptible shall
have put on Incorruptlon, nnd thl3
mortal shall have put on Immortality,
then shall be brought to pass the say
ing that is written, 'Death is swallow
ed up in victory '
"0 death, where is thy sting? O
grave, where Is thy victory?' "
Here From a Dlotance.
Many came from tho outside to at
tend the last sad rites, arriving on
the early morning trains and remain
ing in the city thoughout the day.
The city officers of Logan, Including
tho mayor and other mombors of tho
board of commissioners, togother with
many of residents, came to tho fu
neral in special cars, and a large
number of people were from Salt Lake
and other parts of Utah.
Among those from north of Ogden
H. E. Hatch of Logan, Judgo Alfred
Budge of southern Idaho, Charlos E
Earley, manager of the Mount Hood
Railway company of Orogon; Joseph
Barton, superintendent of the Sump
tor Valley railway, Fred Atkinson,
auditor of the Oregon Lumber com
pany of Baker City. Oregon; F. S.
Bramwcll, manager of tho Ecclos In
terests at La Grande, Oregon; E. M.
Colo, chief engineer of tho Eccles
sugar factories: Charles Woodhous,
assistant superintendent of tho Lew
iston sugar factory; A. Thomas, su
perintendent of the Logan factory, and
Joseph Quinney Jr., manager of tho
Logan sugar plant and other Eccles
concerns In Cache county.
Judgo H. H. Rolapp was selected as
ono of tho speakers at the fuueral,
but he had to decline, fearing that
ho would ho overcome by emotion.
Judge Rolapp has perhaps been moro
closely associated vllh David Ecclos
than any other mrt in the past ten
years, and the bonds of friendship and
loo between the two had grown so
strong that the judgo was greatly af
fected at the death of Mr. Eccles. He
said that he should like to have spok
en a fervent tribute to his dear friend,
but he knew that words would fall
Due to delay in train service, M. S.
Browning did not reach tho city un
til tho tuueral services wore nearly
Officers of the city who attended
the funeral services lua body wero:
Mayor Foil and Commissioners Nyo
and Browning, Attorney Valontlne
Gideon, Municipal Judge W. H. Rced-
or, Recorder George Seaman, Auditor H
William Van Dyke, Treasurer Wallace f'H
Foulger, Chief of Police W. I. Nor- (
ton, Engineer H J. Craven, City Phy-
slcian Waltor Wbalcn. Sanitary In- Cl
snector Georgo Shorten and Firo Chief H
A. B. Canflcld.
Among the prominent business men IH
J of Salt Lake who attended the fu- H
ueral were: Tliomns R. Cutlor, pros- H
Ident of the Utah-Idaho Sugar com- IH
pany; George T. Odell of the Conaol- H
idated Wagon & Machine company, W. fl
T. Cannon of the Lynch & Cannon H
Engineering company, E. L. Burton I'H
and Georgo Austin and family. I H
Many others from the state capital IH
attended the services, IH
Tho First National bank, the Amal- IH
gamatcd Sugar company and all oth- IH
or offices of the Eccics interests, ex- IH
cept tho Ogden Rapid Transit com- IH
pany offices, were closed at 1:30 thlB H
afternoon to give the omployes an H
opportunity to attend tho funeral ser- IH
vices. I H
The offices in tho county court jH
house wero practically deserted at IH
1.30 this afternoon, and the heads of jH
departments and deputies attonded the jH
obsequies at the Tabernaclo. There JH
wero left In the offices Just enough jH
deputies to attend to the business of I H
the departmonts. i H
Tho funeral cortogo from tho Ec- H
clcs residence on Jefferson avenue jj H
and Twenty-sixth street to tho Tab- 3 H
ernacle, traversing AVnsblngton avc- 8 H
nuo, covered a distance of four blocks. rt
Thoro were about 400 studentB of tho IH
Weber academy In line, four abreast. fl H
and led by the Wober academy board i H
nnd teachers. jj H
(Continued on Pago Six.)
MEN ARE IN
Soldiers in Uniform At- j
tack Alaskan Indian
Fairbanks, Alaska, Dec. 10. Char- (j
ges of a grave nature against seven fj
soldiers of tho United States army
garrison at St. Michael fort aro re- II
ported In a telegram to the News- j
Miner from St. Michael, received to
day. It is said that the soldiers in uni
form attacked an Indian woman and
hor daughter, 13 years old, near tho
fort last Sunday night, the girl es- j
caplug after a desporato struggle. J
Two of tho seven men have been
identified by their victims, the mes
sago asserts, and adds that this is
tho third offense of u similar natuio j
of which tho soldiers have been ac- !
cuaed within the last three months, !
FLOAT LOAN !
Kuhn, Loeb and Com
pany Carry $25,000,000
New York, Dec. 10. It waB on tho j
assurance that thero was no likeli
hood of a war betweon the great pow-
era of Europe that New Tork bankers j
undertook the flotation of a $25,000,-
000 Austrian loan In this country, aa ,
announced last night at Vienna. Kuhn,
Loch &. Co. today lBSued thin state
ment: "Kuhn, Loeb & Co. and the National '
City bank confirm that they had pur- t
chased In conjunction with the Aus- !
trian group, including the Imperial I
Austrian Postal Savings Dank, the firm j
of S M Von Rothschild, the Austrian
Credit Anstalt and the Austrian Laeu j
derbank, 525,000.000 4 1-2 por cent. 4
1 1-2 and 2 years Imperial treasury
"The contracting firms have been
assured that tho political situation is I
much Improved and that thoro Ib no I
reason for apprehending warlike do- i
vclopraents betweon tho great pow-
ers. The larger part of the proceeds i
of the loan will not bo withdrawn until ,
tho mlddlo of Janunry, 1913." j
CROCKER ESTATE !
San Francisco, Doc 10. Mrs. Mal
colm Whitman, formerly MIsb Jennlo
Crocker, has executed a power of at
torney In favor of Henry T. Scott of ,
this city, giving him complete con- j
trol over her $10,000,000 properties.
Mr and Mrs. Whitman are now liv- ,
ing temporarily In Now York. Be- j!
foro hor marrlago Scott, who ia nn I
attorney, had handled tho affaira of J
Miss Crocker and hor brother. Tern- j
pluton Crocker, for many years, and j
tho cBtnto left thoni by their father
and undo had Incrensed Immensely
under his management.
The documont placing the oslato In
Scott's keeping was signed by Mrs.
Whitman on August 23 and was not
placed on record.
Tho purpose of tho document Ib i
that of keeping all of the California j '
properties under ono management
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