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I . FEARLESS, INDEPEND
Forty-third Year No. 8. Price Piw- r
;i -cents CGDEN CITY, UTAH, THURSDAY
PROGRESSIVE
j LAWS NEEDED
Indiana Governor Says
People Will Some Day
Open Up Cul-de-sac
Indianapolis. Ind . Jan 9. "Unless
progressive legislation is enacted, the
people, some day, Wj open up the
cul-de-ac, even though the opening
mav lead reprcsentat e government
. I over a precipice into pure socialism
or paternalism, ' said Governor Mar-
'shall In his message to the Indiana
legislature today
'Reprosentathc government does
not mean that present day conditions
j. cannot he remedied Cpon the con-
trary, progressive legislation mav be
enacTed with no disturbance to the
I checks and balances of our svsteru of
government
The last general assembly, realiz
; log our unfortunate condition with
Ireierence to tne amendment of the
I state constitution, ordered presented
r for adoption or rejection bj the peo
I pie at the election in 1912 a new
. constitution An action was brought
J to enjoin and restrain the governor
f and the other members of the Btate
board of election commissioners and
the secreiary of state from puttme
r the question for adoption or rejection
: upon the ballot. The litigation result -ed
In a ermanont injunction hi ih.
-1 Indiana supreme court upon a divided'
y-j opinion, three members oi" the couit
Mi. beinc in l';inr or the injunction and
rp, two apamsr it.
I Court Usurps Functions.
"With the utmost respect forWhei
! majority of the supreme emu I Felt
that it had usurped the functions "f
;, the legislative and executive branch
es of goernmcnl, that the slier i f i of J
pni me court would have a tather inter
Wm esting time in setting possession of
JHt my body and punishing me for con
tempt; and that such decisions gave
M greater impetus to the recall of Judges
MM and decisions than all the opinions of
Kfl mere laymen touching I lie usurpations
of the courts. Yet 1 realized 1 might
f j be wrons
I "Though believing that it was mak
M 't'-g of the supreme court the only
branch of tovernment which we had,
fl still 1 felt that while there was a
ffil -possibility of a judicial review I
ft I should not set myself up as a judge
N and resist bv force of arms what to
me was an encroachment of the ju-
4 diciary upon my constitutional riuhts.
I was wholly un willing to permit raj
person?) views to result m anarchy
I I believed thai nn nrderli nYocedufe
J with respect for the court, how ever
l little respect T mich: hold for Its
1 opinion, was the one for me to pur-
2 sue T felt assured that the supreme
t court of the United States woi.ld no'
, - punish me for trying to be a law
j nbldlng citizen by refusing to decide
I the sreat questions Involved in this
J controversy upon ihe theory that the
j were not judicial but political in their
J character
if State Left in Doubt
' The question has not passed be-i
yond the mere domain of party poll-'
tics The majority opinion leaves the
J state In doubt as to whether It can
even call a constitutional conven-
tion and as to whether our lath, r
JJj did not foreclose upon posterity Its
right to alter and reform its system
H M of government Tt also leaves involved
tfl i far greater determination that of
X w the ri?hf of the court to strip the
ids' legislature and the executive of then
b constitutional rights and to set itsell
" t up not as a co-ordinate but as a
supreme hranch of government,
jit Sues Out Writ of Error
tjogill "In accordance with these iews. I
Mft have sued out a writ of erro" to the
liy." supreme court of the F'nited Stales.
with confidence that that court ivill
s assume jurisdiction and decide ibc
Htueetions involved and with con fi
nal! ence tDaT 'f not dismiss the case
'.,erfand tell me that !f T thought 1 was
10 right I should have totally disregard -rid1
kp decision of the supreme court,
defied its authority, thrown its shor
'rfl iff out of mv window, called out the
militia to defend my position and
submitted tr.r question to the people
idle rcgar'1,c' fl' ,nr' "urt "
QtJ Subtle Influence of Lobbyist
Governor M rsball's message con
" tained a warning "against the subtle
"" influences of the 'obbyist' and rec -!
ommended that all bills be reported
0 out of commit tens within four days
. i& Continuing. Governor Marr-hall sai.l
DreB 'You are today faclnv condition?
( pg and principles which if yielded to and
l8y gf accepted ma result In a peaceful
ed revolution In the substance of your
rind!' government. 1 do not contend that
ulJlj nnd r the policy power of the state
a representative democracy has no
U ; authority with reference to the life,
health and safety of the Individual
T tit ' Pon tne. contrary, I insist that the
tbe ' UP of ,his VCV,'T 18 of &R nouch val
ue to each individual citizen as it is
to a majority of the citizens.
Line of Demarkation.
"What we should Icarh under
stand and nscietiously preserve is
: the line of demarkation between prl
i vate and )iildic social Bervice. In a
I rrpreflentathe democracy that line ot
I Qsniarkatlon may be charted in this
language- It Is the right and duty
Of the state to provide for the case
and treatment of all of her unfortu-
nate children who cannot provide fori
themselves
Lowering Self -Respect.
"Unintentionall. and unconscious
ly the generous impulses of mankind
are lowering the c-if-recI)eci or the
' M dividual. Abraham Lincoln would
I not have been a biblical and Shakes
pearean scholar had lie lived in a
town with a Carnegie library The
constitution uf this state provides
i tor a general and uniform system of
ommon schools wherein tuition shall
be without charge and equally open
to all The observations which I
have heretofore made do not applj to
this system because the people Deed
ed that right and placed that duty
upon the general assembly. But they
did not provide bat books should
be furnished gratuitously to the pu
pils in our schools, regardless ot their
ability to buv or not to buv thi m
! I have seen these school books in
State) Where they are furnished gia-i
j tuitously to the pupils and wish to
add that if Dr Hurty would permit
BUCb books to be used in Indiana, he
i would cease to be the enemy of the
' microbe and would become the god
! lather of the germ "
Exposition Commission
' Governor .Tlarshall suggests among
other iiiiiiL-s that a Panama -Pacific
exposition commission, with women:
representatives thereon, be appoint j
ed He recommends the enactment of
an inheritance tax law.
Legislation to prohibit stoefc wa
tering and to "protect the unwary
against investing their monej In tha!
which is not property but mere prom-,
ise in those schemes which are ordi
narily known to the buslnes world
as 'blue sk .
Compulsory Compensation.
Immediate enact meui of a work
man s compulsory compensation act.
Anti-loan shark legislation
Protection of People.
That trust companies be treated
the same as banks and that the peo
ple be protected againsi panics
St i Ingenl housing la w a
Establishment of a state penal
farm for male prisoners.
Strengthening of laws againsi sale
and use of cocaine and opium.
Revocation of liquor licenses upon
third conviction of their holders
Ratification of proposed amendmeni
for popular election of senators.
BROAD PLANS
OF GOVERNOR
McGovern Suggests
Many Economic Changes
in Wisconsin Laws
Madison, Wis., Jan 9 Broad plans
for industrial, social and economic
betterment were recomm tided to the
Wisconsin legislature by Governor
Francis E McGovern in bis mess
age to that body today Some of the
more principal recommendations are:
Simplification of the income tax;
more flexible women's and children B
labor law, taxation of mineral depoe
Its underground, general law for reg
ulation ot water power mothers' pen
sions, minimum wage for women, ab
olition of prison contract labor at
Waupun; enactment of a "blue sky '
law for the protection of investors
againsi fraud through worthless cor
porate stocks and absent voting, or
"voting by mail," for citizens out of
their home precincts election day.
fin
COURT CONSIDERS
"IMMUNITY BATH"
Washington, lan. f. The extent of
the 'immunity bath" was brought to
day before the supreme court for de
termination with arguments as to
whether Charles P. Heike. former
I secretary of the American Sugar Re
lining company, was entitled to im-
I munitv from the prosecution for con
spiracy to perpetuate sugar weighing
.frauds against the customs Heike
was convicted on this charge and
sentenced to Imprisonment
Ii was shown that Heike testitled
j abou the affairs of the companj at n
! grand jury Investigation as to wheth
er his company was violating the
Sherman law. Government lawyers
replied ihat this immunity extended
only to prosecutions for violating the
interstate commerce acts and not to
a prosecution for a conspiracy to de
fraud the government out of customs
SBJJK
irtei
Your Guarantee of Quality
Be Sure You Get It
The advertisements of manufai
! turera who advertise in THE
STANDARD are printed guaran
lees of fixed finality and consistent
price You cau rely upon their
statements, for the ore based on
the square deal" the buslneaa
that lives by fooling the people
Into buying poor quality has
short life before it. It is soon in
volved iu Bults either with the
government or with reputable man
U ufacturers who strive to uphold the
3-
I Integrity of their business reputa
, nous
Some manufai lurers spend hun
dreds of thousands Of dollarB to
make you familiar with a trade
mark, a distinctive package, a
firm name or a product. All that
you may buy what you want when
you want it
Accept the guarantees of THE
STANDARD'S advertiser by buy-
I Ing their products from your deal
er It pays to read these adver
tisements closfelv every day, for
I they are your guarantee of honest
! qualify and honest value.
DETECTIVES
TOUR CITY
Chicago's Flying Squad
ron Out With Orders
to Shoot to Kill
I'hicago .Ian ft Chicago's flying
I squadron of twelve detectives armed
with rifles and traveling In taxlcabs
toured the city today in a determined
effort to quell the reign of tenor
caused bj Be vera I bands of automo
bile robbers who nave committed
more th'n ,i hundred darim-, holdups
in a month
The detectives w el e divided into
three special squads and covered ev
ery section of the city Thev hae
instructions to shod to kill in the
event ol coming in contact with hold
up men.
FLEET BEING
MOBILIZED
I ondon, Jan 9,- The Russian Black
sea fleet was mobilised today in prep
aration for the naval demonstration
projected by the European powers in
the eveut of it being found Deceasary
to appear to coerce Turkej
If the demonstration should be car
I 'd out the Russian vessels will prob
abh iippear on the Cull l Iniadia on
: the lliaek sea r,b miles to Ihe QOrth
j west of Adrlanople, while those of
the otner European powers will galh
er in Besika bay, on tb const of Asia
Minor, near the entrance i the Dar
1 danelles.
Such a demonstration, it is believed,
would make easier the Turkish gov
ernment s task of surrendering to the
demands of the allies, as it could then
plead coercion
CONDITIONS
j APPALLING
Pall of Adrianople Immi
nent Is Cipher Mes
sage to Bulgarians.
London, .lan. 9, -Dr. s. Daneff, the
Bulgarian peace plenipotentiary, to
day received cipher messages from
j the Bulgarian capital which represent
ed conditions in Adrlanople as appall
ing and the fall of the city as immi
nent. The progress toward resumption ol
the peace negotiations here is slow
lit may, however, be accelerated after
today's meeting at the foreign office .
! of the European ambassadors, who
are requested to agree on united ac
tion which they hope may put an end
to the deadlock, In the event that In
I terventlon should become necessary ,
B Igrade. Servia. Jan Fugitives
from the fortress of Adrianople, who
have reached the Servian camp in
front of that city, report that the only
food obtainable Inside the walls is
bread The rations distributed to In
' habitants and soldiers have now been
j reduced to four ounces per head
daily
nn
TODAY IN
CONGRESS
Senate.
Convened at noou.
J N. Heiskell, of Little Rock. Ark.,
sworn lu as successor of late Senator
Jeff Davis.
( losing argument of defense in trial
I of Judge Archbald begun before
1 court of impeachment.
Indian allairs committee heard wu
nesse:: in connection with Townsend
resolution to icier to attorney gen
eral, records pertaining to ( row ln
: dia ii -
House.
Convened at noon.
Banking and currency committee
voted unanimously to certify tospeal
er for i ontempi George . i lent i for
refusal to answer certain questions be
I lore "money trust" investigating com
' in it tee.
News on changes in ihe financial
situation heard by currency reform
committee.
Hearing of various interests on re-1
' 1 "i ' chedule B ol the tariff be-
lure ways and means committee
eietai Shnison advocated res
toration of army canteen at bearing
before military affairs committee
Merchant marine committee con
I tmued its investigation into alleged
Brazilian steamship pool.
Notice of contest ol re-election of
Representative Kent, First California
: district, Hied by . (j. Zumall defeated
! Democratic candidate.
WILL ATTEMPT TO
FLY ACROSS ALPS
Geneva Bwttzerland, Jan. 0 Jeau
' '-"'l in ' i, ihe Penis lan .nialor. ar
rived tOdaj at Rrlg, from which place
4
fffVl llVVVO WEATHER FORECAST I
JII 1 ill Ii 1 M THE INDICATIONS ARE THAT THt ffl
mtoJr .sW&Sm'm LUtt IL weather will be general fl
f 'W W W rr LY CLOUDY, with snow to- i :
I mS NIGHT OR FRIDAY; WARMER ' 1
TONIGHT.
GRESSIVE NEWSPAPER.
EVENING, JANUARY9i93" eZ 7 M
Entered 3a gecond -cla3a Matter at the Postotfice, Ogden, Utah.
I be will attempr. a flight in a mono
plane ucross the Alps into Hah
Bielovucci intends to follow the
'same course over the Simplon pass
las was attempted by George Chaves,
I hia late friend and compatriot who
.died nn September 27, f4i), after ac
complishing the fllght'over the moun
tains from BrlR to nomodossola, Italy,
where he was seriously injured In
landing
Bielovucci, who is not yet 24 years
old, holds a French pilot's certificate.
He made a sensation flight In Paris
in ugust, 1 0 1 0 wben be circled the
Eiffel tower In September of the
same year he flew from Paris to
Bordeaux He traveled today over
ihe course in an automobile and now
awaits onlv f.nnrabie weatbei
on
TO ABOLISH
ICEBERGS
Plan, Indorsed by New
York Board of Trade,
Before Congress.
New York Jan 0 - A plan lor abol
I ishins Icebergs is lo be laid before
congress. The New Yoi U board of
! trade and transportation announces
lis indorsement f a bill which Con
gressman "alder of Brooklyn will sub
mit at Washington, palling for a gov
I eminent commission to stud) the
feasibility of constructing a b ige iel
ty across the flrand Honks of New
found land
The Idea, which Ihe members of the
j Uard at first inclined to jeer but
later adopted was explained In its
originator. C I- Hiker of Brooklyn
Me said he would obstruct the Lab
, rador current by laying a steel cable
I H inches in diameter across the
Grand Banks against which the cur-
rent vonld d osil sand and form a
j ridse extending for 200 miles to the
ensi of Cape Race. This, he declared,
would be .sufficient lo shift the cur
rent so that the warm Rtilf stream
and the cold librador current would
comniing e nieltms; the h e in the kit -tor
and eliminating iceberss not only
from the region of the Grand Banks
but also from the entire Arctic cir
cle. Greenland, he maintained, would'
be transformed into a garden and
England would be surrounded bj
'in rent as warm as the Carribean
sea
Mr. Riker declared that, however
wild this project might seem at first
sight, it had received much indorse
ment and even the tlnited stales by
drographic ofifce had considered the
project feasible. He i nlr uol,
would cost about $L'0,(iuti,000
BOXING BILL IS
BEING DRAWN UP
Cleveland, O. Jan. 0. A bill to
legalize boxing In Ohio lias been
drawn up by Cleveland attorneys,
representing boxing clubs lmre and' at
rnan other places in the state. It
i was announced her.' yesterday and
the bill will be introduced at once in
I the legislature Since the issuance
three weeks aso of Mayor Baker's or
der prohibiting boxing matches here,
'local promoters have visited nearl
every citv In the slate to arouse In
terest n the bill.
The bill, similar to rhe FTawle) law
In New York, authorizes the appoint
ment bj the governor of an athletic
commission which would have control
oer all clubs holding boxing match
es, and the boxers participating.
JOSEPH G. ROBIN
TO BE SENTENCED
New York, .lan 0 Joseph G. Rob
in the Skyrocket financier." who
pleaded guilty two year? aco to grand
larceny, from the Washington Sav
ings bank of which he was president,
aud whoso testimony has been the
itate'B principal means toward the
conviction of Joseph n Reichman,
William p Cummlngs, and Charles n.
Hyde, In connection with the Carne
gie Trust company's failure, will be
sentenced tomorrow
in Jew ot the services which Robin
has given the state, there is consid
erable interest n what consideration
Supreme Court Justice Seabury will
show Robin District Utorne Whit
man will enter a plea for clemency,
but it is said he will not ask for a
suspended sentence
. nn
PROGRESSIVE TO
FILL THE VACANCY
Olympin. Wash., Jan i The elec
tion yesterday of I Progressive to
fill a vacancy In the lower house of
the slate legislature caused bv the,
death of a Republiian member,
leaves a uonnnal Republican major-
Itj oi onlj two, If tbe Democrats and
Progressives effect a coalition It
has been asserted thai many legisla
tors eie.-ted on the Republican ticket
will vote with the Progressives The I
Standing ot 'he parties in ihe lower,
house uow is:
Republican. IS: Progressives. CO
Democrats; 18
in the sen. lie the Republicans have
L'7. the Democrats 9 and the Progres
sios f!.
HOUSE FOLDING
CLERK IS DEAD
Washington, Jan. 0. C L Swords,
folding cb rk of tlie house, found dead
In a New York lodging house last
night, had been raiding since Decem
ber :n
He n as W yeari old and wai boi d
in Vicksburg. Miss. He leaves a wid
ow. Hla body probably win be caredi
foi by the bowee.
AGREEMENTS
OF THE TRUST
Steamship Agent Calls
Them "Arrangements";
No Rebates Now.
Washington, Jan. 9. Agreements
between the Lamport and Holt,!
Prince and Hamburg-South American
! steamship lines to muintaln rates and
regulate sailing dates were produced
today before the bouse merchant ma
rine commission investigating tbo
shipping trust" by Lorenzo Daniels,
e.-. Fork agent ol Lampprt and Hon
lie (b und thev were in agreement to1
control trade, but said the lines had
! "working an angements.'
All three lines are defendants in
the government's pending suit I
againsi Hi.- shipping trust" Ihe
agreements produced were dated to
; expire on December 31, 1913. He de
clared (here were no such agree
ments In force now and that special
rebates had been abandoned In 1905
Ion advice of attorney;; that t hc.v were
illegal. Other witnesses have told
the committee that a combination of!
foreign lines keeps American ships
oui of Ihe South American ttade and
j diverts commerce to Europe
'Who told you the agreements w re
abrogated?" asked Representative
Hardin
"Our London officials''
"Your practice is the same today as
it was belore the agreement was ab
rogated?" "We are told lo co-operate. Yes.
It's ihe same, although there is no
penalty for violating the agreement "
Mr Daniels said that deferred re
bates were not granted on shipments
from the United States, but that "pub
lic discounts" were given shipments
from ihe t'nited States to Brazil "it
is free to ,m p rson who compiles
with the public terms in which it is
printed." said Mr Daniels
HENRY IS IN
CONTEMPT
Speaker to Decide
Whether Criminal Pros
ecution Shall Follow
Washington, lan. 9 -The question
whether the house money trust com
jmittee may investigate the national
'banks was started on its way to the
courts today when the banking and
I currenc y committee unanimously ot
ed to certify to Speaker Clark for
contempt George H Henry ot Solo
mon and company, New York, bank
ers, who refused to tell the money
trust committee the names of twen
ty - four officers of national banks
(who made $50,000 out of a syndicate
J to market California Petroleum stock
The speaker presented the certifi
cation to the house and that body
voted to certify the facts to the Unit
ed States attorney for the District of
I Columbia, with authority to proceed
with it criminal action Involving tine
'or imprisonment The case ultimate
; ly involved the right of congress to
compel testimony in connection with
jits leglslathe affairs.
Baker Testifies
George F Haker. chairman of
the board. of the First Na
tional bank of New York, popularlv
referred to as "the biggest man In
Wall Street since I Picrpont Morgan
' retired from active business." was
the principal witness befojre the
money trust committee today, telling
: of the organisation of Hie First Se
curities company, winch holds the
'slocks of arious banks throughout
the company The company was or- i
ganized, be said, to do business
w hich the government, claimed the
bank ad forbade the Fhsi National
bank to do
Mr Baker testified that in 1S71,
the capital of the First National was
$500,000, Increased in 1901 to $10,-
Min.onn b a di Idend ot u ;, m
Surplus of $11,641,000 was left after
llr.it dividend lie went over the
yearly dividends since then showing
they ranged from 2d to 126 per cent.
In the last four years dividends of
226 per cent have been paid In IftoS.
beside a regular dividend of :r: per
re, it. an extra dividend ol Khi ,.,
cent was declared for organizing the
First Security company to do busi
ness not authorized by 'he National
I Manic act.
He said the compaiiv did little bus
iness in stocks Mr Baker testified
thai In 1908 he owned individually,
inure than one-half of the stock of
the chase .National bank None, be
said, was held by the Flrai National
He could not Kay when that control
wa8 acquired bul thoug hi abou, five
years ago He said no assets of the
First National had been used tb.o
puirha-e ol Chas M0 k ,
Bal er testified that when the se
curities company was organized the
Chase Bank stock and other bank
t , held bv Individual In the In
terest of the First National were
turned over to the company
List of Stocks Wanted.
Mr I ntermycr wanted a list of the
!Bl'Ikbad rather not make those pub
, ,, . Mr. Baker. I lm ;,re flllr
; private business. 1 am perfectly
willing, however 'o have the com
mittee go over the let and place In
the record such stocks aa it believes
I pertinent to die IWUJjy.
I Mr Fiitermver. with Mr Rak,- an(1
i h,s counsel. lovcl 1hr ''sr and
'"inallj placed In the record the fol
lowing list of stocks held by the First I
Securities company
Minneapolis First National bank.,
500 6hares, Minneapolis Trust com
pany, 200 shares Bankers' Trust
company, 2,500; Brooklyn Trust com- '
pan-. 150; Astor Trust company, 200;
Chase National bank, 28,263; Liberty
National bank, 928; New York Trust
company, 250; National Bank of I
Commerce, .p4(jii. '
Railroad Stock Turned Over.
Mr Baker s;iid that the railroad
stocks hebi by the First National,
bank slock and the company was or
ganized to enable us to satisfy the !
government."
"Don't on believe- ibat this organ-'
Ization of the securities compan la
an evasion of the banking act?" ask.id
Mr. Untermyer
Oh, no," said Mr Baker He add
ed Uiat the securities company had,
3lnce its organization, paid dividends
of from 12 10 IT per cent a year and
had accumulated a surplus of $4,000,-
000.
The company doesn t do much '
business in the i,u. in am! Felling of j
stoc ks," he said.
Bank Managers a Happy Family.
You control the management of
tb First National bank, clout you0"!
"I would not like to be so con- j
ceited as to sav that.'
"Would ou like to be c honest as
to say that
"F would like to be honest, but 1
could not control the management If
I wanted to do anything the others
did not want done
Mr Baker added that Ihe manage- i
ment of the First National was a j
sort of a "happy family."
Washington. Jan. 9. Because lie re
fused to give to the house money
trust committee the names of 24 na
tional bank officers who profited in r.
syndicate formed to market stock )f
tht California Petroleum company,
Ceorge C I lii r; presidenl of Ihe
New York firm of Solomon & Co.,
bankers, uas certified today to the
speaker ol the house lor c ontempi
I he full banking and currency com
mittee voted unanimously for that ac
t ion.
Mr Henry testified 'hai national
bnnks and national bank officers par
ticlpated in o syndicate to 'be extent
of 11.086,1 and without putting up
I any money or taking over any stock,
took profits of about $60,000 He
maintained that his confidential re
Mations with his customers would not
allow him to furnish the names of
the participants, and presented a
Statement framed by former Senator
lohn C Spooner, as counsel, justify
ing his refusal to answer
Clark to Review Case.
Speaker Clark will review the case
to determine whether he will certify!
tbo record to the district attorney of
the District of Columbia for criminal j
prosecut Ion
The ease threatens to involve me
ultimate ipicstlon of the money trust
committee's authority to iuquire Into
the affairs of national banks, which
probabl) will be inken to the supreme
court Opinions on the matter, among
the government's officers, differ Un
til the case will be fought out to a
conclusion the committee's inquiry in
I to the questions to which it is rela
'ed may be blocked until a decision is
reached.
Mr Baker said thai he held 20, 1
shares of the First National stock, his
son 5,000. J P. Morgan 14;600, H P.
Davison and Thomas La Mont ol Mor
gan .v Co . nad smaller holdings Con
trol of the Chase bank, he said, was
i now "scattered
Mr Baker said that he had declined
to furnish a list of the assets of his
bank to the committee He consid
ered the details of the bank s assets
confidential and "that a bank would!
be embarrassed if they were made
public."
He was flatly opposed to any lawj
making public the assets of a bank.
Mr Baker thought the public should
I be w illing to do business on the con
fidence it lias In the men at the head
of the banks" and should not ask for
facts In detail."
lie said, however, tnat he could see,
no Injury to anyone from the publica
tion of the bank's assets.
"Why do you oppose it then?" ask- j
ed Mr Untermyer.
'Because I can see no good to orue
uf it." answered the witness
"Is thai all von care to say about
that"'"
Yes. aud moie too said Mr. Baker
Director m Astor Trust
Mr Baker lest it led that he was a
director In the stor Trust (om
the Furmers Loan and Trust com
pany, and the Guaranty Trust In
the Guaranty Trust, ho said, he was
'also a voting trustee.
Mr Baker said "the alert financial
I men' who organized the Farmers'
trust wanted 10 take over the Guar
anty trust and they put in a voting
trust to prevent any one else from
securing control
'Do you thiuk a voting trust is a
I proper method cf management?" ask
ed Mr Untermyer.
i i see nothing improper in It
nn
Y. W. C. A. WOMEN
MAKE PROPOSAL
Keokuk, la. Jan. 9 Y. W. C. A.
women today agreed to iinancea local
dub in the Tbree-I league, providing
ile baseball enthusiasts of the cltj
would agree to dispense with Sunday
games.
Miss lidna O'liarra. general secre
tarj of the V. V. C A., said today
that leading business men of the city
were recently consulted and the ma
juriis of I hem w ere- In favur of clim-
lnatiug Sunday baseball
The idea of the Y. V. c A. mem
bers conducting a campaign for base
ball funds was conceived when the
men of the cltj lost Interest lu back
ing a loial team for a berth In the
Central association during the preseut
year.
' We can get the $3.;"00 nec89ary
to boRln the season without difficul
ty, said Mi s O'liarra "These men
haven't enough spirit to do anything
if the directors want us to, we can
begin soliciting at any lime We will
apt stand for Sunday baseball, how-
ever."
NO MESSAGE I
FROM SHIPS I
Wireless Stations Vig
ilantly Watching For
Signal From Panther
Washington, Jan. The naval r- IfH
pair ship Panther, for whose safetv ' r
tears were felt, reported her arrival 'rfk
Gut atanamo late today
Washington Jan. 9. Th aaval tug
Sonoma, which left Hampton Roads
With the Panther, arrived at Guan
t tnamo today No word has been
received from the Panther, but navj
"Mic lals insist tha; there is no rec
son to fear for her safety.
The arrival of the Sonoma encour- M
ages naval officials in their view thai M
the panther probably mav not arrive
before tomorrow The Panther is a V
slower vessel than the more modern
Sonoma, vhlch cleared from Nev
k'ork several hours ahead of the re
pair ship j
Washington, Jan. 9 Although no
'''"I i recer. ed n om either
the repair ship. Panther, or the nanl J
i Sonoma, nav. department offi- J
rials today 3til' protested rhei,- con- M
vietion Ihft, 'lie . ns-els and been
blown out of their course bv tbo
gales that recrnth ,ae lasbeii tbo W
Atlantic coast and that they would m,
report only when they had joined the lM
battleship fleet off Guantanamo, H
Cubs The two siiips were due there H
lasl Friday They carry a comple- IH
ment of officers aud men to the num )))
her of 227.
Although orders had been issued to
the wireless station at the Wash- H
Ington oavy yard to keep vigilant B
watch for any signal from the Pamh- I S
er. officials declare none was recelv- fl
ed during the niht. Thev insist this
means nothing however, for the '9
Panther and the Sonoma were not H
expected to report until ther arrived
at the naval drill grounds in Cuban
To allay apprehension concerning I
the Panther the navy department to- t
day issued the following memoran- )'
dum 1
'The Panther left New York at II
noon. January 2 It is 1,346 miles to HI
Guantanamo. I ndei- favorable wealh- I
er conditions the Panther would ( J.
niake about nine knots an hour. Jg :
making her due at Guantanamo ai 5 'mA
j p in. January 8. flad weather was M I
undoubtedly encountered, which M
would result in reduced ppeed or a J
change of course, makiim the route In
longer h j
"Last year at this time, when J
hca weather was also experienced, II
I the Panther took exactly seven days mm
for passage from Hamilton Roads to afl
Guantanamo New York is 2'.? miles ; B
farther ilistant from Guantanamo I Wl
'than Is Hampton Roads Therefore ft
II Is fair to allow about eight days L fl
on this occasion for the passage. I MM
making the Panther due at Guantana. jll
mo on this basis on the afternoon of 'imrm
January 10."
WOMEN IN A
BIG FIGHT 1
Two Factions of Deino- j
cratic League Battling j I
Fr Supremacy I
Washington Jan. 9. Indications of jm
factional feeling developed at the con- j-
vention oi the Woman s National i
Iiemocratii league today and furnish- 'iH
ed at least one Interesting scene. i. W
When Mis. Matthew T. Scott pies- '.
ident goneral of the D A. R- mount-
ed the platform to place in nomination !
Tor president of the league Mrs. Ste- j 1
ven B Aryes of New York Mrs. lohn j 1M
I Sherwln Crosby the present Incum- J
bent invited Mrs Scott, to quit the
: platform and make her nomination A,
; from the floor The announcennn MM
vas erected with hissing from one PB
i part oi the hall mmm
Airs. Scott nominated Mrs Ayres Wm
from her place on the floor. Mrs
Crosby had alreadv been placed in H
j nomination
A debate developed over the Cjre- M
Identials of Mrs. Medill Parker of lbs
Women's Democratic club of Wv
York The credentials committee wss mmm
called upon to decide her light to
scat on the floor. S H
Washington. Jan. 5 When dele- AH
gates to the National Women's Dem-
ocratlc league for the final session
of their first ann iai convention fo-
I dav they faced a situation which In-
J volved the election of officers and
I fight on the adoption Of a resolution IH
I thai many thought would conimii
! oigani.ation to the suffragist cause. jH
Mrs. Steven B. Ayers. wife of the jH
representative from New York, and H
Mrs. John B. Sherwln Crosbj ol S" "
York City were leading candidates!
for president H
The resolution to which man oi
the women objected provides for the p
establishmenl or headquarters in cacli t fl
suffrage stale and in New rOTK ' I H
cago, Pittsburg. Bostou and Wash IH
ton. The objectors hold that n f
union of the suffrage slates as such 1 'M
would vlrtualb commit the league to ;PH
the suffragist cause while the object 1 'UUm
for which ihe organisation was form 1
ed, in their opinion. Is the studv and I S
Interpretation of democratic prir.n
flLsLl
Because of the intenaitj of the fuh: sssn
for supremacy between the two fac- IWM
Hon?, the letter orf President -elect fl
Wilson on the "Principles of Democ ,mmm
probably will not he rend until JH
late In the day It has been looked 'H
forward to aa ii feature of the con- Mm
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