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I " - FEARLESS, INDEPENDlJTrWMiRE SSIVE NEWSPAPER
Forty-third Year No 4pr.c, t r-nt .
OGDEN CITY, UTAH, SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 4, 1913 TT.T7
TURKS TO REJECT
THE ULTIMATUM
ouncil of Ministers Wire Fresh Instructions to
Head of Ottoman Delegation Minds Made Up
Not to Surrender Fortress of Adrianople.
BULGARIANS REmIo CiTliE WAR
Ambassadors Considering Crisis Involved in
Peace Negotiations Turks Appeal to Powers
May Be Way Out of Deadlock Some Con
cessions May Possibly Be Made.
Constantinople Jan 4 The Turk
(sh council of mlnieters today tele
graphed fresh instructions to Rei bad
Pasha, the head of the Turkish del
egation at the London peace confer
ence The London plenipotentiary a
. ordered, it is declared, to reject the
nltimatum of the Balkan allies
The ultimatum of the Balkan allies
was presented at yesterday's session
of the peace conference in London It
practically Rave Turkev until 4 o'clock
1 1 Monday afternoon to agree to give up
the fortress of Adrianople and the Ac
gean islands, and to renounce forever
rights she possesses over the Island
of Crete
London. .Ian 5. The Balkan peace
conference which was to have met
azaln this afternoon, wa? postponed
until Monday al the request of the
Turks who are awaiting final instruc
tions from the Ottoman government at
Constantinople.
There Is no evidence today of the
weakening of a deadlock in the con
ference over the question of the fort
ress of Adrianople The probable out
come of the expected interruption in
the negotiations will !e mediation by
the European powers.
May Yield Under Pressure
I'nder the pressure of Europe, the
Turkish government, it is thought,
will be able to meet the hostility in
Turkev to the giving up of the fortress
of Adrianople, with the" pTc that it
had been forced to yield by the pow
ers, Should this be tbe llnal solution of
the problem, Turkey will get a larg
er slice of the province of Thrace than
the Balkan allies were llrst disposed
to give her.
Aegean Islands for Greece.
i In regard to the islands in the
I Aegean Sea, if the powers should exert
I their will their islands will go to
I Greece with the exception of four or
five nf them in the vicinity of the
entrance to the Dradanelles straits.
Greece will, it is said, he required to
give a guarantee that the Islands sit
uated near the littoral of Asia Minor
shall not be used as a base of oper
J ations. either naval or military,
- against Turkev
1
London. Jan 1 The Ottoman dele
gates to the peace conference have
j absolutely made up the'r minds not
rto surrender the fortress oi Adriano
; l'le or the islands in the Aegean sea.
Is according to ,i statement made this
- inorninc
u An explicit and categorical decla-
n ration to this effect was prepared for
tft- submission at todaj s session of the
0 peace conference in Si James pa -ace.
The Turks, however, may make
some further concession in the prov
ince of Adrianople. The delegates of
Bulgaria, Greece, Montenegro and Ser
bia met at 3:30 .this afternoon to con
sider their attitude in view of the
ptobable Turkish reply to their de-
mand tor a derision on the question of'
Adrianople
The ambassadors of Austrla-ttunga-H
France. Germany, Italy and Rus-
ia resumed their conversations" at
be British loreign office at noon to-
'lay. when tin v began considering the)
questions Involved in the crisis whirr-1
has been reached in the peace nego
tiations The attitude of the Balkan allies'
during today's session of the confer- 1
nee was foreshadowed by Dr S
Daneff, chief of the Bulgarian delega-
ytion; who stated:
We expect thai the Turks will be
unable to cir. ,,s acceptable condi
tions The negotiations will then be j
broken off. We have an armv which !
can continue the war."
d Br. Daneff added a phrase which i
216 POBBlbh Indicates that a way ou1 of I
ir"
tbe deadlock may he- found He said.
If the Turks wish to apneal to the
European powers we cannot prevent
them from doing so ."
It is believed to be the intention
of Turkey to i l i on the question of
l ho island of Crete and to cede to the
Balkan allies all her rights there
Should the Turkish allir-s unexpeel
edly renounce their claim to the for1
ress of Adrianople it is understood
that the Balkan allies are ready to
moderate their original claims in re
gnrd to the future frontier of the
Turkish province of Thrace
They would be prepared to make
It run from Enos, on the Aegean sea.
along the Mantza river, to Midia, on
the Black sea instead of from Rodos
to, on the sea of Marmora, to Midia.
as was at first proposed by them.
AUSTRIA IS
CALLING MEN
Reservists and All Sub
ject to Military Duty
Being Sent Home
Denver, .Lin 4 Chevalier Michael
de Strasszewskl. Ausl ro- Hungarian
consul said today that he is sending
Austrian army reservists home from
Colorado on orders received from the
government at Vienna
The men sent home include both
reservists who have served in the
Austrian army and those who left
Austria without having had military
service Both classes are liable to
military duty, according to Austrian
laws, but they cannot be compelled
I to return from a foreign country.
Manv are returning voluntarily at the
order of the consul.
GREEKS AND TURKS
EXCHANGE SHOTS
Athens. Greece. Jan 4 Greek and
Turkish warships engaged in a skir
mish, this morning off the Dardanelles
i straits Only a few shots were ex-
I changed
The Ottoman war vessels included
I the Hamidieh. which was recently tor
pedoed by a Bulgarian destroyer n
!the Black sea.
CLAPP WANTS TO
DELVE INTO FIGHT
Washington. Jan 4. Chairman
Clapp of the committee Investigating
campaign Binds asked asked lb. sen
ate todaj to enlarge the investiga
tion of that committee
Should his committee be empov. ei .-d
to ,, ive Into 'he last presidential finht
the probability was that "we will take
"ome testimony ' he said
I Senator Oliver objected to immedi
ate consideration of the amendment
and It went over until next week.
KNOTTY PROBLEM
BEFORE NAGEL
Washington, Jan. 4. -Is libeling a
kmc a crime involving moral lurpl-
: ""inch Is the question absorbing ibe
1 attention of Secretary Nagel
nj You Live Better
If Than a King
Macaulay once said "" " or
women of average means iu these
modern days live better than Icli
jj of old Man) of tbe thing thai
J.Re- are necessities today were luxuries
juttoc t0 hundred years ago. Many of
rP the things you wear, eal. drink,
liT:' and have In vour home were then
unknown.
New things are offered you al
c,i niont ever., day by Inventive
. . e 0 genluf luxuries of yesterday come
.2;
within tbe re.Lch of us all. and the
good things of life become more
numerous All these things must
be brought to yo n attention, and
: advertising is the means of getting
vour attention and interesl
Get ,he most out nf '1Ce- STOI
vour wants ro the fullest Read the
advertisements m THE f J. .
arp closely and constantly eerj
da, and keep posted on the new
' things jus- out. the better thjngs
,o buy. and the opport-.n Ides to
! economize. Then you will surelv
hive better than a king of old.
day received the appeal for admission
to the United States u Edward F.
Mylius. the English Journalist who is
threatened with deportation from New
Yori because ho was convicted In Bu
gland of the criminal libel ol King
George
Counsel for Mylius. in one of tbe
longest briefs ever submitted in an
Immigration case maintains thai hi1
offense was political and in no sense j
' riminal.
In his appeal to Secretary Nagel, !
Mylius declared (bat his trial in En
gland was a farce, thai hin alleged of
tense was aimed against monarcbial
government and consequently hci
should he a desirable and not an un
desirable immigrant to a republic
He contended the order for his de
parture was contrary to the consti
tution of the United Slat.--
FAREWELL
RECEPTION
Entire Diplomatic Corps
Entertained By Presi
dent and Mrs. Taft
Washington, Jan ?,. a brilliant as
semblage, Including the entire diplo
matic corps crowded the White House
tonight for the farewell diplomatic
reception Ol the Tafl administration
j President Tafl and Mrs. Taft. the
members and ladies of the cabinet,
! stood in the receiving line In Ihe blue
room, as the diplomats, garbed in the
gaily decorated uniforms of their
courts filed through to shake hands
with the entire line The guests then
I overflowed into the lug east room, the
l ballroom of the W hite House, where
they promenaded and listened to the
music of tbe marine band.
The diplomatic reception the first
of four big social functions at the
J White House this season, was one of
the most beautiful of the Taft admln-
istration and the president was kept
busy chatting and shaking hands, until
I he was torced to leave for the train
; that was to take him to New York.
nn
STEAMER A
TOTAL LOSS
Harrison Line Vessel
Ashore South of City
of Rio de Janeiro
San Francisco. Jan, A. Cable ad
I vices to the chamber of commerce
here indicate that the Harrison line
steamer Workman, previously report
ed ashore 15 miles south of Rio le
Janeiro, is likely to be almost a tc-
tal loss. In that case the loss on hull
and ar.L'o v.i'l rea li nearly Sl.ouu.uiiit
The captain of the Workman re
ports that tbe vessel is full of water
and that heavy seas are. running Ml
I salvage operations have been sus
pended The Workman was bound
for London from San Francis CO
About $500,000 of the loss. It Is un
derstood, will be borne here. The re
mainder is believed to have been In
jured In London
The Workman carried chiefly high
I grade canned fruits and vegetables,
i estimated to be worth about $S 00,000
,She was a double-decked, fcur-mast-!ed
stoH vessel of C.i l ; tons register
I valued approximately at $700,000.
TODAY IN
CONGRESS
Washington, Jan. 4 Senate
Convened at noon.
Resumed consideration of omnibus
claims bills.
Southern veterinarians urged agri
cultural committee lor an increased
appropriation for the eradication of
cattle tick.
Chairman Clapp of campaign funds
Investigating committee, asked foren
largement of powers of his commit
tee, but objection of Senator Oltver
postponed action.
Resignation of Senator Bailey of
Texas read
House:
Convened at noon
Resumed consideration of Indian
appropriation bill
Representative Flood of Virginia se
lected as chairman of committee on I
I foreign affairs, to succeed Governor
ulzer of New York.
Senate.
Court of Impeachment resumed trial
of Judge Archbald.
Senators Bacon. Overman and Crane
appointed to joint Inaugural commit-
lee.
House.
Secretary Wilson asked agricultu
ral committee for increased appro-
prlations for blghcr branch of ag
1 rlcultura department's work in forth
coming appropriation.
Representative Bathrlck introduced
a bill for government loans 10 farrn
ers on farm mortgages.
t- on
NEARLY ALL FOREIGNERS.
Baltimore, Md.. Jan. I With the
I exception of Captain Gilbert, First Of
ficer Hunt and on- of tbe engineers,
the crew of the Julia Luckenbach vva
I composed of foreigners They were
Signed here December VI, just prior to
the mailing of the steamer for Port
Tampa.
1 The steamer was loaded with phos
phate rock xur Baltimore.
COLD WAVE !
PREDICTED
Entire Country Will Ex
perience Heavy Drop
in Temperature j
W ashington, lau.' . 4.--A cold wave
with zero temperatures will wpread
over almosl the entire country within!
the net three days a spe'ial bulletin
of the weather bureau announced to
da: rrhe northwest will feel the cold
almost Immediately and will be hard
est hit
The extreme cold '111 spread quick,
lv to the eastward and south v. aid ex
tending through the east gull and
South Atlantic states within three
days
Indications of the coming zero
weather made their appearance over
Alaska and the North Paclflr thir.
morning In an area of pronounced
high pressure, the first of the pres
ent winter reas of low pressure
prevail over 'be south Pacific and in
ferior of the country. In this com
bination of atmospheric conditions
weather experts seq, the first gerornl
, cold weather of the winter over ihe
United States Just what degree of
cold may be expected experts today
said the could not Plate with pre
vision bul if was probable the rem.
(peratures would not tie unusuall low
except over the northwest and central
west, where thej will he below zero,
especially in the northwest
SEVERE STORM IS
APPROACHING
Denver. Jan. 4. -Snow began fall
ing here shortly after o'clock this
morning and was accompanied by a
I considerable drop in temperature.
I Snow was also reported along tbe
eastern slope of the mountains from
! Colorado Springs and Pueblo
Tbe local weather bureau stated
'that a severe storm was approaching
the mountain states rapidly from Ihe
I Pacific northwest, and predicted 1 on
tlnued snow and cob for Colorado.
Wyoming and Now Mexico tonight
and tomorrow
THOUSANDS
' OF LETTERS
i
Sent to Capital-News1
Men Duty of Next
Legislature Plain
i Boise. Idaho. Jan. 1 Thousands of
j letters and telegrams Trom prominent
persons in all parts of the country
I were received today bv It. S Sheridan.
C. O Hroxon and A R Cra.en. who
are serving ten-day semem es for con.
j tempt of court. Their cells, whicli
l were once occupied by Mover. Ha
wood and Pettibone of Western Fed
eration fame, are banked with flow-,
i ers
"The supreme court's record for tb(.
I last few months makes the duty of1
i the next legislature plan." said J H
I Gipson. chairman of the Partisan
'state committee 01 Idaho 'Constitu
tional amendments looking lo tbe re
call of Judges and in certain consll- 1
tutional cases to the recall of judi
cial decisions, as well as one defin
ing contempt, should be submitted to
the people immediately "
Governor West's Message.
'Greetings to the knit errant of Ibe 1
press." said a message to Mr Sheridau j
from Governor West of Oregon I J
am forwarding bv this mail data In
refen nee to tbe parole and honor Sys
tem for vour meditation. If in need
draw on me for a pardon."
One Continuous Reception
The incarceration oi the three men
i is one continuous reception Men In
all walks of life, from former I'nited
States senators and governors down,
I have crowded the county jail Mr
Sheridau and Mr. Broxon. publisher
and managing editor of the Capital
'News, which published the message
from Colonel Roosevelt i1Pfi ( on
lemptuous by tho Idaho supreme
j court, are directing the running of the
paper from their cells
Pennies Pouring in
Hundreds of pennies are pouring In
ro pa the $rt't0 fines Imposed on each
offender.
HOLD SECRET
CONFERENCE
Wholesale Milliners to
Form a Gigantic Com
bine in Chicago
Chicago. Jau. 4. A secret meeting
of wholesale milliners was in session
in Chicago all day yesterday and iu
wa reported that plans were on foot
for the formation of 1 giganth com
bine with headnuariei ),.,. iVrrn
tlve plans were discussed and a com
mittee appointed to decide on capital. 1
ization. It was said.
Fourteen cities outside of Chicago,
extending from rattsbnrgh u San
Francisco ?nd rrom Lptiij ill to St.
Paul, were represented tjne hundred
Mien wero present, repr seating twen
ty-one millinery manufacturing and I
,obbiiK', concerns
According to rho plans. It was said,
large warehouses and branches In
each city outaide of Chicago will s ip
planl Ihe present scattered method1
of conducting the millinery business
t individual concerns
Frederick Bode, president "f it"1 I
Ing millinery house here, presided and
It waa rumored that be w'll head
the tic . fiimbitie According to per
sistent rumors the nuw concern was
to bu capitalized at $25,000,000 and
the merger put through by a well
known New ork brokerage content
CALENDAR
IS JAMMED
House Legislators Pac
ing Weary Days and
Sleepless Nights
Washington, Jan 4. With final ad
journment of the sixty-second con
th's exa'tly to months awa, the
ho ' s todaj confronted a jammed cal
' endar and grist of supply bills that
promised weary da; s and sleepless
nights for the legislators up to the
final moment of the session.
nh a single appropriation bill, 'be
legislative, executive and judicial
supply measure, has been passed by
the house The Indian appropriation
,hill is now under consideration and
; it should be completed earlv next
jweek. The bis appropriation meas-
iM s. which involve a vast amount of
detail likely lo cause lengthy discus
sion are still to come. The postoffke
appropriation bill has been reported
: from the omniittee and is awaltins
a 1 ion by the house.
Army and Navy Bills Waiting
Tbe military affairs committee has
practically completed tbe army bill,
which is expected to develop consid
erable friction. Hesides these there
remrjm the naval appropriation bill
1 with its prospects for a light on the
battleship program, the military acad
emy bill, the agricultural appropria
tion bill, the fortifications appropria
tion bill, the voluminous sundry civil
bill, and the two so-called "pork bar
rel" bills for river and harbor im
provement, and public buildings.
Night Sessions May Be Called.
With these prospects piled up for
the next two months, Representative
Fitzgerald, chairman of the appropria
tions committee, declared today that
tbe house would soon be forced to caJl
night 'sessions for the consideration of
appropriation bills. He said that
committees would have the supply
measures ready for action on the rioor
before th' house was ready for them.
I Mr Fitzgerald believes general legis
lation will have little chance on the
floor
Members of the house are looking
tor ward to about a month of night
and day grinding just before the con
clusion of the session and the leaders
1 are already making plans to bold a
quorum of members that work may
be rushed through.
BODIES TORN
INTO SHREDS
Three Section Men Kill
ed in Dynamite Ex
plosion, One Dying
San Luis Obispo. Cal . Jan 4
'Three Southern Pacific section hands
at Avila. Cal., were killed today by
fan explosion ol dynamite, and one
was fatally injured Ttu bodies Were
' torn to shreds
The accident occurred on a rocky
'bluff The men lamped down a heavy
blast and fired it. Above them on 'i
ledge was too pounds of dynamite,
unconrined. The shot exploded the
loose dynamite.
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JUDGE KNAPP
IS ON STAND
Attorneys Lay Trap For
Commerce Court
Chairman
Washington, Jan 4 -With the re
sumption today of the Impeachment
trial ol Judge Robert W Archbald of
the commerce court, witnesses who
had been prepared to testlfj yester
, n the death of Senator Jeff
Iiavi cut proceedings shorl were
readv to go on the stand, and Judge
m, hi. a d B attorneys hoped to con
, hide with all witnesses except the
, jurist himself by night
Pivdd:ng -rudf Alan m A Knapp
oi the commerce court . was th,, lirsr
Tvltnes today. J'Ri' x' ' h,a)d s at
torned said 'they wanted to ppoVe
that ludge Knapp. Instead ol Judge
trchbald had written those portions
, ibe conrl s derision in the rase of
the Louisville and Nashv Hie case re
garding which J"dRe Archbald was
Sieged to have written to Helm Bruce
01 the attorneys for the railroad. The
bouse managers objected and Judge
Kn ,,, waB not allowed to state what
portions of the opinion he had written.
WEATHER FORECAST I
THE INDICATIONS ARE THAT THE I
WEATHER WILL BE SNOW TO-
NIGHT OR SUNDAY; COLDER H
Second -class Matter at the Poatoffice. Ogden, Utah. I
REFUSES TO
ASSIST SHIP
-
British Tramp Rams the
Julia Luckenbach
and Sails Away
'
New York, Jan. 4 Tbe steamer
fulls Luckenbach, winch met disaster
resterdaj was commanded bj Captain
tl A fillbert of New York. Frederick
II Hunt of N"u York was her firi
officer, and Christopher Khudsen of
Brooklyn her chief engineer. Her
crew was signed in Baltimore ami
the names v. ere not known here
The vessel was formerly the Dutch
steamer Zaandam and was built in
Rotterdam In ISSl'. She was of 3.100
Ions gross burden and 318 feet In
ienjnh Her owners here had recelv-
ed no advise of Ihe disaster this
j morning
The rescue of the eight men v.;is
made by the Danish tramp steamer
Pennsylvania Captain Lissner and
the men were brought into Newport !
earlv today.
The Indraknla. which rammed the 1
Luckenbach, lb- a British tramp of 300
nef ions, from ".. York to Baltimore
She backed off after the collision
land the second mate of the bttcken
! bach asserts her master refused as
sistance to Hie sinking ship
The Indrakula. a newly built steam
er of 5.72:; ions, ami 430 feel in
length, was bound from Baltimore 10
1 New York en route from Yokohama
jshe Is reported to have passed Bait!
more at 4 15 p. m Thursday
SURVIVORS 1
AWFUL TALE
Eight M e n Rescued
From Steamer Tell of
Six-Hour Battle
Newport News, Ya , Jan 4. Bight
survivors of the steamer Julia Luck-1
ennach which was rammed and sunk
in Chesapeake bay yesterday by tbe
British tramp Indrakuala. arrived her?
today and told how twenty-two of
their number had gone down In tbe
icy waters without a chance for life.
The eight, after a six-hour battle with
the terrific gale, which swept the
whole coast, were taken from the rig
ging of their sunken ship bv the Dan
ish steamer Pennsylvania and brouiiht
here.
The Luckenbach, from Port Tam
pa to Baltimore, was about to anchor
off the Tangier j;as buoy at the mouth
of the Potomac early yesterday when
the Indrakuala caught her and cut
her practically in two in the line of
her No " hold She went down like
a rock and only the men on deck had
a chance for life.
British Steamer Beached.
The IndraKuala. badly damaged and
in danger of sinking, drew off and
beached to save herself Captain ;tl
I bert of the Luckenbach and bis w ife
vere among the lost The survivors
'had little more than taken to the top
! most parts of tbe rigging of the sub
J merged hulk when the sweeping gale
I of yesterday passed ov er the bay and
! lor six hours they fought for life,
j while some of their number, exhaust
I ed. dropped off one by one to death
Engineer Goes Down Exhausted.
With a wind blowing at cyclonic
velocity and waves beating against
them, the hardiest ones held fast uu
11I their clothes were torn to shreds
and they were on the verge of exhaus
tion Chief Engineer Christ Knudson
was one of those in the rigging. He
endured the gale until bis bands were
bleeding from gripping the ropes. He
I became exhausted and went down be
fore assistance came.
1 The Danish steamer Pennsylvania,
which came to their assistance, could
not roacb them at first, even wllh
lifeboats, because of the heavy Bea.
After many unsuccessful attempts,
life lines were run to the struggling
mon ami they were taken off one at
a time. More than two hours were
required to get oil" the eight saved,
when taken on board the Pennsylvan-
1 ia: some were unconscious.
According to thy survivors, Captain
Gilbert ami the first and second offi
cers were standing on tho hridge
when the collision occurred. There
waa uo opportunity to give alarm to!
those below Captain Gilbert made a
desperate effort to reach his wife and
when last seen was swimming aft
jof the sinking ship.
Ship Sank Quickly.
'I don't know how I escaped." said
'Chief Officer Hunt Alter the ship
went down I found myself danclint;
in the rigging and there I stayed Not
a lifeboat was to be had. so quleklv
did the Luckenbach o down. I nev
er suffered such torture in my life as
1 did those six hours 1 hung there. My
clothes were torn to shreds by the
high winds and tho seas beat me al
most to Insensibility. Too much can
not be said in praise of the daring
bravery displayed bv the officers And
'crew of the Pennsylvania, who
I rescued us."
The Luckenbach now lies in about
fifty-two feet of water.
Known Survivors.
The known survivors of the LUCk
en bach's crew are.
F. K. Hunt, Baltimore, chief offi
cer. William Bruun. New York, second
officer.
George Urtle. New York, first as
sistant engineer.
Geore Doyle. Philadelphia, third
I assistant engineer, '
V sailor, a quartermaott?r, a firo-
v
man and a carpenter, whose names H
bave not been learned.
Everybody else on board Is believed
to have been lost. iH
One seaman hurried up the Luck- H
enbach's funnel stays as she went H
down. Finally he reached the rim of II
the s'a. and was safe foi a moment. I jafl
Then, as the ship lurched, her fun
nel broke loose and he was lost. jH
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TAFT TO ATTEND
REII) FUNERAL 1
New York. .lau. 4 President Taft H
arrived In New York eariv today, H- H
will attend the funeral of Whitel,' fl
Reid, ambassador to Great Britain. H
this forenoou, address the Interna- H
tional Peace Forum this afternoou. H
and be guest of honor tonight at a H
dinner of Republican organizations of H
i his city, Philadelphia und Boston H
In the president s parly were Sec- H
retary of Stair- Knox. James Br-M
British ambassador, and Miss Mabel jH
Boardman o." Washington, all of whom
were to attend the Reid funeral serv
ices al the Episcopal cathedral of St.
John the Divine al 11 o'clock
The president drove to the home of
his brother. Henry W Taft. for break- !W
fast He will return to Washington 1
at 11 o'clock Sunday morning 1
SQUAD HELD 1
UP ONE HOUR I
Desperate Fight Follows H
an Attempted Jail H
Delivery H
Cedai Rnpids, Towa, Inn 4 With
a bottle of nitroglycerin In his hand. 'M
Harve) Lee. barged with burglary,
held a squad of officers at bav In the
ntv jail at Marion, six miles from
here, for nearly an hour early today.
In the riot that followed Officer
Charles Gilkln of Cedar Rapids fell H
dead with a bullet wound through his il
breast, and Detective John Cook was S
shot through the band.
1 ater developments today iu the at
tempted jail delivery at Marlen indi
cate that the explosions came from
within, and that Lee had been pro
vided with nitroglycerin by some vis- 91
itor. Lee first blew off the lock of
bis ell and was attempting to blow w9
j out tbe bars in bis window when Wm
the officers appeared.
Lee claimed he had no pistol and
tbe officers today admitted they found ijH
no weapons on him. Who fired the
I: .r which killed Gillin has not been
I ascertained.
The fight between Lee and the of
ficers followed immediately an at
tempted Jail delivery, in which two
explosions oci urred In rapid succes- ljH
sion Outside triends. it is believed. JH
endeavored to set Lee at liberty.
Th -v cut all means of communication,
so that only one telephone wire was
available after the explosions. iH
Sheriff Loftus was awakened about
1 o'clock by an explosion in the rear
of tbe jail Before he could dress, a
second explosion occurred He then
discovered thai the telephone wires JM
had been cut. but finally got into
communication with ihe police de
partment here.
A squad of six officers was sent to
the
Alter Gilliu was killed the remain
ing officers rushed Lee and bverpow
ered him The other prisoners in the J
jail were demoralized, bur none bad
attempted to escape. The were
brought to Cedar Rapids for safekeep- H
Ing Sheriffs deputies are searching
for the men who attempted to liber
... The Jail wall was only slightly dam
aged, tbe job apparently being the,
work of inexperienced men Nitro
glycerin had been used ll
oo
COLD AVERTS I
HEAVY FLOOD I
Streams in Cascades H
Falling But Roads H
Watch Slides
Sea t le. Jan 4 - The sudden and
.r.. -m J chance yesterday In west- iH
em Washington from rain lo clear H
land cold weather averted what threat- .jM
ened to be the worst flood there since
!ihe railroads were built. The streams
are railing today and all railroad
trains are running on schedule eeept !H
that the Great Northern Cascade di
vision Is entirely tied up by the
wrecking of 300 feet of a snowsheu
near ibe western portal of tne lons
mountain tunnel. The line will be
open Monday.
Cntil the enormous mass of sna
In the mountains is removed the ral
roads will be obliged to watch their
tracks carefully. A Chinook Wind
would cause avalanches, landslide?
and washouts.
WANT WILSON TO
INFLUENCE MAYOR H
Chicago. Jan. 4 Arthur Purrago
Farwell, bead of ihe Chicago Law and
Order league, has written to Governor iH
Woodrow Wilson in the hope that the H
jldenl elect ma, br ;-hie to exer
some influence on Mayor farter Hajr- jm
rison Mr. Farwell aavs ho eKpTSTO
ed to Mr. Wilson bat bis success
along reform lines with Mr. Harrison
had been poor. He said he had point
ed out to Mr Wilson conditions oi he :m
new year's eve 'orgy" in Chicago and
bad requested him to write the mayor
as a Democrat and ask him not 10
neglect his duty. il

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