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Forty.third Year-No. 2Q.Prlce Five Cent,. OGDEN CITY, UTAH, THURSDAY EVENING, JANUARY 23, 1913 EntcSecond-s, Matter ,t the Poff.ce, Ogden, Utah. H
WOMEN MAY
WIN VOTES
Chancellor George Hopes
Franchise Reform
Bill Will Pass
London, .Tan. 2". "I hope we shall
win on Monday," Daid Lloyd George,
chancellor of the exchequer, today
told a committee of Suffragettes rep
resenting the working women of the
British Isles, whom he and Sir Ed
ward Grey, the foreign 6ecretarv. re
ceived at the treasury department
"I certainly shall do my very hest
to see that the amendment to the
franchise reform bill eliminating the
word Truth is passed by the house.
Since I have been in the cabinet I
hav become a more convinced sup
porter of woman's suffrage than pver
'M experience during the passing
of the Btate insurance legislation bus
persuaded me that one of the most
gross pieces or Injustice in public life
It is that women have no voice in the
determination of matters which af
fect them more closely than men.
Convinced of Victory.
"I am ronxinced that we shall Win
and win very soon "
The chancellor of the exchequer
then said that the Liberal government
was willing to stand or fall by Pre
P mier Asqulth's pledge that if the
house of commons approved the ex
tension of the franchise to women
the government would support it
ir Edward Qrey gave similnr as
surances to the deputation but warn
el the women (hat 'he opposition to
be overcome was verv formidable
and that it could not be overcome by
menace or personal annoyance.
PARIS HAS
A PROBLEM
Homes Must Be Found
For 120,000 Evicted
Tenants
P.irf. "Tab 7T tT ic problem r
1 finding accommodation for 120,000
ift people who ate to be evicted from
I their dwellings owing to the sale ot
Sr. the antlqauted fortifications oi I'arls
f to the city authorities by the French
goernraent is now before the muni
1 clpal council lor solution.
The space occupied by the 21 mile
wall encircling Paris and the "fir
ing zone," r.OO yards in width fac
ing it, is to be converted Into public
parks.
This space is now coveied by many
thousanJ ramshackle houses occu
pied by the poorer working people.
There is not sufficient occupations
for the families In other parts ; the
city. The amount of money expend
ed o nthese old fortifications erected
; In 1840 and now to be razed exceeded
$200,000,000.
JJ
DESERTION CAUSE OF
FOUR DIVORCE SUITS
Salt Lake. .Ian. 23. Four abancioneu
ft wives filed suits in the district court
t yesterday against their respective
1 husbands asking to be relieved from
W- a husbandless state of matrimony.
tjlm Each charges that "hubby" has gon
to parts unknown and lefl the familj
J exehcrpier enipl
H VV S. Smith went hence 20 years
5 agn and has not come back, avers
r Melissa II. Smith, who was married to
him 34 years ago. The children are (
fljl all prow ii up. the property is all gone
j and all she asks foi is' a divorce.
Cora Parks seeks treedom from a
profitless union with .1 K. Parks, and
M Ruth A. Hazlett wants a divorce from
Qb Ludwig A. Hazlett, both on the Bame
H grounds of desertion Eliza Pi ei is
W suing Almon Peer on me same
I Wilfred R Buzzo alleges that Ida
Buzzo took the two children one
j bright morning in the summ r pi L905
H and decamped and has never tome
back to him. He wants a divorce
H Ida Morgan has filed suit -in the
district court for divorce from Ed
H ward Morgan on ground- of deser-
H t0Beulah Stevens seeks a divorce
I from Edward Stevens on the same
!' grounds.
I ARRESTED AS COPPER WIRE
THIEF.
Pocatello, Idaho, Jan 23. Roy
Barnes of this city, an electrician for-
merly employed by the Independent
Electric Supplj company, was arrest
ed psterday on the charge of steal
ing 500 pounds of copper wire from
the Mountain States Telephone & Tel-
j egraph company.
It is charged that Barnes hired a
I rig and drove to McCammon, where
! he obtained the wire. He has been
released on ball to answer soon in
preliminary examination. Barnes was
arrested about a year ago on the
charge of bootlecging. When taken
to the city jail he had two bottles
in his boot tops By breaking the
bottles with a pair of nippers he al-
i lowed the evidence to escape.
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PIRACIES
FREQUENT
Chinese Authorities Un
able to Cope With
Disorderly Bands
nioy. China. Jan. 23. The disor
der!, elements in the province of Fu
Kten have become so formidable thai
i he authorities are unable to cope
with them In the neighborhood of
riinghwa traffic has become unsafe
except for very strong parties and
I these are compelled to keep to the
principal roads
Piracies are very frequent on ihe
River Dragon, even large vessels be
' ing attacked. A junk c hartered h
an American oil company was board
ed bv pirates today and the captain
killed.
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CALIFORNIA
CRACKS SAFE
Forcible Possession Tak
en of Continental
Vault By State
San Francisco, Jan. 23 The state
of California "cracked" a safe today
The "loot" consisted of books and
papers of the Continental Building &
Loan association, but no cash and no
ledgers weie found in the strong
box. The inner door of the associa
I tjon' office .vaulL-wat 'ji.mmi,od" hx
fan" expert employed by ( ',eofg. S
Walker, Mate building arid loan com
missioner, to whom access to the safe
had been denied by Attorney Gavin
McNab. representing the association
Walker yesterday gained forcible
entry to the offices with the aid of
the sheriff, and McNab brought suit
for damages against the latter today
for $50,000, the amount of the sher
iffs bonds He said similar suit
would be filed against Walker on
the ground that there was no war
rant of law for his action
The question Involved is, Who shall
liquidate the Continental. Walker or
the directors'? Both say depositors
will be paid penny for penny The as
sociation was declared solvent by the
I ' ni ted States court n few days ago
. and McNab contends that, pending ai
tion by the superior court on the
state'6 application for authority to
take over the association's affairs,
Walker was without legal right to in
( terfcre forcibly.
COTTON GROWING
TO BE ENCOURAGED
London, Jan. 23 -The introduction!
Into parliament of a bill guarantee
ing a $15,000 loan for the develop
ment of cotton growing in the Sou
dan was promised by Premier As
qulth this morning In an address to
the British Cotton Growing associ
ation. on
BIDS FOR COUNTY PHYSICIAN
Pocatello, Idaho, Jan. 23 Physl
i ana In Bannock count, must enter a
formal bid for the position oi count)
physician before they will be eon
fibred by the new board oi commis
sioners. Blanks have been senl bj
the county clerk to all the doctors in
the county and the best bidder for
the position will receive the appoint
ment Estimates will be made on care of
the county sick, contagious disease
cases, county health work anc emer
gencies. no
ISHOWERED WITH ATTENTIONS
"Now that you are rich, I suppose
everybody is anxious to serve you?"
"That's the way, it seems I'm on
, the lookout all the time for sub
, poenas "
!
K Look in the National
I Show Window Every Day
SI You know how interesting it Is
to look into the well-trlmmed show
W windows of stores. Such windows
S are so inviting that you have an
Impulse to go in nnd look at the
new and interesting merchandise
Did ii ever occur to you that
there is a big national show win
fj dow which you should LOOK into
every day? This show window is
W I the daily newspaper.
Vjl Manufacturers display their
lH goods in Till. ST NDARD day al
ii
1 ter day for your benefit Pb y
show you the newest things, the
' most serviceable and most relia
ble goods to buy They stain i 1
your mind lhe marks of quality by
which you can identify their goods.
i ook Into THE STANDARD'S
mi. advertising display window
closely and constantly every day.
These advertiaements invite your
confidence They feature only ihe
in. i dependable makers' goods 10
be had from the dealer at the most,
reasonable prices
NEW CABINET
llS FORMED
Former Turkish Minis
ters Resign After Ac
cepting Note
Constantinople, Jan 23 The Turk
ish cabinet resigned today in conse
quence of public demonstrations and
protests auainst its action in acced
ing to the Wishes of the European
powers Mahmoud Shefket Pasha;
I formerly war minister, h?js been ap
i pointed grand vizier In place ot Ka
I mail Pasha.
Talaat Bey has been appointed
minister of the interior, :i position he
held in a previous cabinet. In a
statement after his appointment, he
said :
Will Not Give Up Adrlanople.
"The change In the cabinet means
that we are going to save the national
honor or perish in the attempt
"We do not want a continuation of
the war but we are determined to
keep Adrianople at all costs. That is
I an indispensable condition of pe
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SECRETARY
IS UPHELD
Deposing of Osage
Council Called "Great
Moral Victory"
Washington. Jan. 23 The "great-
! est moral victory in the history of the
Osage tribe" was the way Acting
Commissioner of Indian Affairs Ab
bott today characterized the election
of a new tribal council to succeeJ
that deposed recently by Secretary
Fisher on the charge that "undue in
fluence" had been exetted over U by
the I'ncle Sam Oil company in trying
i to obtain leases on the Osage lands.
Fred Lookout, who, according to
( ommiS8ioner Abbott, the uew chief
is a hard working and honest farm
er. He and his wife are graduates
of the Carlisle Indian school. He is
one of the Osages who do not refuse
to uork because of the linear ire J ln-
rr-mrir- ra -m rijt'-nryrmTrW:
Osages enjoy.
The district supreme court here, to
; which the old council appealed against
Secretary Fisher's action in deposing
) them, has refused to reinstate them
The report of the house committee
which in vesligateil the matter as a
result of charges by the Uncle am
Oil company that Secretary Fisher
was trying to aid Standard Oil inter
ests is expected to be made in a few
days.
on
WORLD'S MARKETS
OGDEN WHOLESALE PRODUCE
(Selling Prices.)
Ogden. Utah. Jan. 23. Butter
creamery, extra, in cartons. 35;
reamer, firsts, 33; cooking, 30;
ranch. 29.
Cheese Eastern, 21; Utah, IS; Y.
A . 20
EggB Per case of 30 dozen. $7 00;
ranch. $9.00.
Sugar Beet. $fnn. cane. $6 20
PRESSURE ON STEEL HEAVY
New York. Ian Revelations
growing out of the dissolution pro
ceedings against United States Steel,
especially the admission of a former
president of the corporation concern
ing an international rail pool, were
responsible for heavy pressure
againsi steel shares today. The de
cline of steel exerted a depre-ing In.
tlii"nee on the general market and
offset the good effects which were
Xpected from announcement of the
irtnal settlement of the Balkan war.
London sent over only a slightly
higher range for Americans and the
whole market failed to hold the pace
set at the close yesterday This hes
itancy encouraged bears to put out
shori lines on a laruor scale Steel.
Reading. Union Pacific, Amalgamated
and Canadian Pacific were all de
presssd materially.
Bonds were easier.
New York Exchange
New York, Jan 2'-'. Prime mercan
I tile paper, 1 1-2 to 7, per cent. Sterl
ing exchangi strong, with actual bus
liness in bankers' bills at 1483.75 for
1 60-day bills and at $187.75 for de
mand Commercial bills, $IS".
I Bar silver, 02 G-Sc
Government bonds, steady
Railroad bonds, Irregular
I Money on call steady 2 1-4fr3 per
k-pnt: ruling rate 2 '5-4; closing bid, j
2 7-8. offered at
Time loans weaker: f..i das 3 1-2
per cent and 90 days : : 4ffi 4 ; six
i months. I " 1 -4,
Metals.
New York. Jan. 2 Copper Firm :
standard spot and January, 15.62
bid. Bebruary to May . S16.62016.12
electrolytic. H,y,i; lake. $1 1; -,uf, u,.;
casting. $16,000 1C 2.V
Tin Weak: spot. $80,00060.2.5;
January, v sfi ,i -,o 25 February,
j $49.60'?? 49 75; May. $49.:;0849.60
Lead Steady, $4 25!fr4.35.
j Spelter Weak: $7.0007.15.
Antimony Quiet; Cookson's $9 75
W 1U.00.
Iron Unsettled . unchanged
Chicago Grains.
Chicago, Jan. 23. Drought in ln
Idia. reflected In higher wheat prices
at Liverpool, brought about momen
tary steadiness at the opening of the
market here today. May being l-$C
up to unchanged at 9;: i-Sc to 93c
ri he settlement of the Balkan trouble
and expectation of heavy world s
shipments started a reaction which
carried May down to 92 3-Ke.
Yailous reports chronicling rain In
the Argentine, and one of them from
Rosan'o to a local firm stating that
the precipitation was general, de
prcssed corn -May opened l-4'3-8c
to l-8lfc4(t down at 52 18c to :2 l-4c. '
A recovery' to 52 0.-8'?;l-2c followed.
Oats were quiet and a shade easier
Mav opened a shade to 1-Sc down at
01 1-S;r-4C to 34 l-8c and sold at
34 l-8c.
Provisions were dull ami lower
with hogs M'd pork opened 5c to
7 l-2c under vcstoidav at $1X .85 to
$18.82 12. Ma lard l-2c lower at
$10.15 and May 'lbs. 2 i-25 do-'
pressed at $lfi 10 10.12 1-2.
The wheat close was weak, with'
Mav 3- 1 lowear at 92 1- c.
The close in corn was weak, Ma
::- he down at 51 6-8A3- Lc
New York Stock List.
(Last Salei
Amalgamated Copper . 71 1-8
American Beet Sugar :i7 1-4
American Cotton Oil 50
Amer. Smelt. & Refining . 52 5-8
American Sugar Refining ....116 1-2 ,
American Tel Tel 133 1-8 I
Anaconda Mininc Co s
Atchison 104 7-8
Atlantic Coast Line ....... 129 5-8
Baltimore & Ohio 106 1 -1
Brookhn Rapid Transit . 89 1-2
Canadian Pacific 243 6-8
Chesapeake & Ohio , .. 77 5-8
Chicago A- Northwestern, bid l 15
Chicago. Mil. & St. Paul ... 112 1-4
Colorado Fuel & Iron
Colorado & Southern, bid ... 31
Delaware & Hudson, bid 164
Denver & Rio Orande 21 3-8
Erie 31 1-2
General Electric 142 3-4
Great Northern, pfd 128 1-2
Greal Northern Ore Ctfs . 4"
Illinois Central 127
Interborough-.Met 17 7-S
Preferred . . . . 61
Inter Harvester 107
Louisville & Nashville 138
Missouri Pacific 11 1-2
Missouri. Kansas & Texa6. bid 27
Lehigh Valley KM 1-2
National Lead 49 7-8
New York Central H7 3-8
Norfolk & Western .112 1-4
Northern Pacific 119 1-8
Pennsvlvania ...122 1-8
i People s (las 113 1-2
Pullman Palace Car. bid 163
Reading . . 16"! r'-S
Rock Island Co 22 7-8
Preferred 10 1-8
Southern Pacific ln5 3-8
'Southern Railway 27 1-4
il'nion Pacific 159.3-8
iSWWSir.: ?'";" ...:.::.v:
I Wabash, bid 1 1.-2
Western Cnipn 71 1-2
Kansas City Livestock.
Kansas City. .Tan 23 Cattle Re
ceipts 3.500, Including 1.000 south
erns Market steady Native steers,
$6.9utfi 8 25, southern steers. fc5.5irfi
7 2,5. southern cows and heifers, $3.75
g'G25. native cows and belfers, $3.75
C 7 5i stockers and feeders. $4 50
0.75; hulls. $4.0605.75; calves. $6.50
10.25. western steers. $' 0(?j 8 00 ,
western cows. $&756.50.
Hogs-Receipts. 11,000: market
weak to 5c lower. Bulk of sales,
$7.2607.37 1-2; heavy, $7 "-UJ -packers
and butchers. $7.2o7.37 1-2:
lisht, $7. 157.30; pigs. $i;00Ti7.0.i
1 Sheep Receipts. 5,000; market
steads Muttons. $4.505 5 75. lambs.
S7 5'iTiV75, tanfce wethers and eail
Ings. S5.notfr7.5n; range ewes. $3 5orff
5 35.
Chicago Livestock
Chicago, Jan 23 Cattle--Receipts.
6,000; market slow, steady. Beeves.
'$f, O.Kfrn I 5 Texas steers,. $1 70fi i.70;
i western steers. $5.50Tj 7.2o ; stockers
land feeders. $4.8007.65: cows and
heifers. $2 70fT 7 35: calves. .7 oiK,
n"
Hogs Receipts. 2.4.oOn. market
slow weak to 5c lower than Wednes
day's acrage. Light. $7 1 ."'? 7.45:
i mixed $7.20tfi7R: heavy. $7 on J
7.60 rough. $7.0007.15: pigs. $5.00j
6 76 bulk of sales. $7.407.46.
Slieep Receipts. 17.000: market
'weak to 100 15c lower than Wednes
day's average Native $4.8506.35;
western $5.006.35; yearlings. $6.50
08.26; lambs, native $7 noft .2n ;
western. $7.00(Ti f.20.
Chicago Produce
Chicago Jan 23 - Butter Steady
creameries. 23(53:3 12c
, Eggs Steady; receipts. 5.864
i eases; ,
j Bgg8 Stealer: receipts 5.864 cases
fresh receipts at mark, cases Inqlud
ed 19022c refrigerator first-. 16 1-2
fl 17c. "firsts. 22 l-23-4c
Potatoes Steady: receipts 20 cars
Michigan. 4706OCT Minnesota. 4.,'.;
; 48c : Wisconsin. 44w4v.c
Suoar
New York. Jan." 2?,-Raw Sugar
Easy; muscovado, so test $2.98; mo
lasses so test. $2.73; centrifugal, 96
test. V
Refined Steady
Wool.
St Louis Jan- 23 Wool Steady;
territory and western mediums. 21 T7
it fine mediums. 18020c; fine. 13
'17c -oo
TWO AVIATORS ARE
FATALLY INJURED
Berlin. Jan. 23 Anoth-i falal Hv
in' accident occurred todn during
the military maneuvers nasi Burg
l.i. rut Otto Schlegel was killed by
lallinc to earth irom a consider .tide
hed-'ht. ,
His pilot, ueut A. von Scheele, was
fatally injured-
IS ENTERTAINING
Mrs Dr R. A. McCune is entertain
mg a number of ladies at her home
this afternoon. A dainty luncheon will
be served.
FARMERS ARE1
AGAINST WAR
Canadian Naval Policies
Aggressively Oppos
ed in Alberta
Calgary, Alberta, Jan. 22.. The
I nited Farmers of Alberta are op
posed to war and ninth against Ca
nadian uaval policies They would
hav Canada lead the world in the In
ternational disarmament movement,
and so declared n an anti-naval res
olution adopted yesterday. In all the
delegates there were but twelve
dissenting votes.
Tills convention, representing 14.
000 farmers of Alberta," the resolu
tion says, "places itself on record as
firm opposed to anj expenditure
whatever of public moneys for the
consolidation of naval armament, but
it decidedly in favor of f'anada en
couraging to the ulmost the move
ment towards international peace and
disarmament and the settlement, of
international difficulties by arhitra
tlon. such as is proposed by the
I'nited States."
PROMINENT
MEN CALLED
Nation-Wide Pass Hear
ings Begin in Colorado
Capital Today
Dener, Jan 23 With more than
60 witnesses, Including shippers and
rallro;id officials, under subpoena, the
sta;e was set early today tor the
opening of the nation wide hearing
h.-friri' 1 1 1 1 rs t a I ( ouiiiien . ( Duiinis
sioner Harlan into the alleged illegal
and improper use of railroad passes.
Krom the text of the uuestions ask
ed at the beginning of the day's hear
ing, it was evident that the hearing
would be confined mainly to the
charges that Colorado railroads ha'e
given passes t'olorado shippers to
influence their interstate freight ship-
iucute.-.- . .
PrWcjt.ons Will folio".
This investigation will not stop
with s mere report," said Commis
sioner Harlan, "but prosecutions will
tollow wherever we tind there has
been a violation of the law There
will be a recommendation for addi
tional 6tate legislation against the use
of passes if we find here what we
have been told exists. "
Prominent Men Called
Among the prominent witnesses
who were subpoenaed to appear be
fore Commissioner Harlan are offi
. ,ais of the Denver Rio Grande, IS
L. Brown, vice president: J. B An
draws, secretary; F. a. wadieigh. gen
era! passenger agent; Fred Wild, en
eral freight agent, and E H. Clark,
attorney for the Atchison, Topcka A
Santa Ke; E H Morehouse, general
freight agent for the Chicago. Burling
ton & Qutncy; John F Vallery. gen
eral agent of the Union Pacific. F B
Choate. general freight agent, and
George W. Martin, general agent of
the Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific
lines
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FORGER COULD
NOT SUPPORT
HIS FAMILY
George Jones, the young man ar
restt d Tuesday afternoon after he
had cashed one forged check and was
attempting to cash another, was ar
raigned before Judge W H Reeder
this morning on the charge of obtain
ing money under false pretenses. To
this charge Jones pleaded guilty, but
said he was led to cash th check
when he was unable to secure work
II.' stated that he is a graduate
i imI engineer, but has neer worked
;iT Ins profession, having been engag
ed in vailotis lines of railroad work
since leaving college. When he was
i unable to support his wife and baby
ill, Salt Lake, he said he had sent
them to the home of his wife's broth
er and had come to Ogden to get a
position. The only work he was able
to flud was a Job as dish washer on
i a dining car and he expected to take
that work when be arrested. He
wanted the $1 76 which he received
from the check to wire to his home
In Oeorgls and purchase a ticket to
Sail i ake '"lgc Reader took the
, ase under advisement
I The name of Bl J. V au Nes was
forced and the name was 10 i everly
v.: ..ten that Mrs Van NeSa was de.
clved Charles leron ol Oak
saloon cashed the check under the
impression that lonas jvas an em
; ploye of the Van Ness hotel
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WISE BOY
1 told Dim I 'dn 1 XTi,n' t0 se b,n'
'am more..'
W hat did he do
Turned out the Hgb'
GUGGENHEIM CASE
MAY BE HE-OPENED
,m !.,.-,. Tan 23-An ln est Igai lou
.neSmeny pre-entetd before
' j , , -,i of the ' rcuH court, n
,iV,nlt Brown Her
1
bert-Quggenbeim-Wahl, in her suit tor
the setting aside of the divorce of
William Guggenheim, may be taken
up by the grand Jury. The suit was
recently dismissed.
Chief Justi' G Jesse Baldwin ol the
circuit court is said to have mailed
yesterday a letter to State's Attorney
McLay Hoyne, asking such an Investi
gation. Judge Baldwin admitted today that
he had sent a letter to the state s at
torney regarding the Guggenheim suit
land said the contents were of suffl
i lent importance to demand an ines
tlgation, but lie refused to further
discuss the case.
FIRE BURNS
A FAMILY
Two Dead, Two Fatally
Injured, One Little
Boy May Recover
Cleveland O , Jan 23. Two people
were burned to death, two probably
fatally burned and one suffered se
vere injuries in farm house fire two
miles from here early today Pho
dead are Curtis Shafer, aged 3". and
his daughter, Effie. 14 Mrs Shafer,
33, and another daughter. Evelyn 12,
are believed to be fatally injured A
son, William, 10. was painfully hurt,
but will recover.
The boy is able to talk, but can
not explain the cause of the fire He
v. as awakened by the flames and bare
Iv succeeded in effecting his escape
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CAPTAIN AND CREW
ABANDON VESSEL
Mobile, Ala . Jan 23. Captain Ma
son D Cogswell aud his crew aban
doned the British bark Alexander
Black, waterlogged, in the Gulf of
.Mexico, and safely reached Progreso.
! Mex.. according to wind received
here today
The bark of Si Johns X B . reg
istrv. left Mobile lanuarj s with a
full cargo for Cienfuegos.
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BOY WANTS
TO BE CHAMP
! Youngest Son of Gov.
Hiram Johnson Weighs
in For Bout
I San Francisco. Jan. 2.1 "Archie"
Johnson, youngest son of Governor
Hiram Johnson, appeared at the Olym
jit club at noon toda to weigh In
j for his bout tomorrow night with
Ernie Clark of Los Angeles, welter
weight amateur champion of the Pa
cific coast
Young Johnson informed the direct
ors of the club last night that he
Weighed 14" pounds, four pounds o er
the welterweight limit, and he doubt
ed if he could take off the cxira
poundage without weakening himself
Whether the fight takes place or not
rests with DeWIti Van Court of Los
Angeles, representing Clark who
must decide whether the champion
ship is to be risked against a man
j who is not a welterweight within the
rules
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SUIT AGAINST
SALT LAKE
COMPANY
Joseph Krepsek has commenced
SUit iu the district court against Zion s
Co-Operatlve Home Building and Real
Estate company tu recover SF'.b:: foi
stock iu the company, alleged to haxej
bet-u sold to the plaintiff under mis
represent at Ion s
Fred Breming. in the district court
i today, filed a suit against the Zlon'l
Co-Operative Home Building & ''
Estate company for $47:'. for certain
Mock of the company claimed to have
been sold to tho defendant fraudu j
lently and by misrepresentation.
In Judge Harris' division of the dis
trict court the case of the Lindsay
Land & Livestock company against
Thomas Smart is being hoard The
suit was brought to recover abou $7
noo alleged damage to 600 sheep by
disseminating "scab" among them
FRAGILE ARTICLES
SENT BY MAIL
Assistant Postmaster Rufua Garner
States that he never advised against
the sending of frasi'e articles by par
ctd post, but called attention to the
regulation which provides for the se
cure wrapping of fragile packages be
fore being sent through the mails
Trouble hits resulted when patrons
have ent packages Uiat were not
carefully wrapped
As evidenced by the shai.e In wbb h
paika-'ef; are deliveied. the poiol lice
has handled fourth class matter in
trusted 1o it in a careful manner, and '
fragile articles can be sent as secure
ly bv mall il Wllj wrapped as b e-
prb
COTTON RATE
UNDER FIRE
Southern and Northern HE
Men Disagree on Tar- 'B&
iff Cutting K
Washington, Jan 23. Proposed re- IBk
ductlon of the cotton tariff was again HR
under fire at the hearing today before Hr
J the house committee on ways and f
' means There were a number of I6&
witnesses left over from yesterday's iGtt
program and a short li.t of suppie- flB
I mental witnesses. HH
Southern and northern manufac- HB-
turers do not agree on the extent to Bs
which ihe committee should go in HSl
t utting the cotton tariff. It has been HB
Indicated that the committee might IHSl
drop tiie minimum ad valorem rate Hn
on cotton cloths to 10 per cent, 5 Hnt
per cent below the present Cnder- Hslr
wood schedule While the southern iHlS
men are disposed to concede com- iHi
promise reductions, the northern men HP
are fighting for retention of th" tar- HP
Iff at approximately the present fig-
TURKS LOSE I
THREE FORTS I
With Conclusion o f Hp
Peace They Will Be B
Surrendered HP
London. Ian 23. The Immediate
consequences of the decision of the Hp
Turkish grand council to conclude K'1
peace with the Balkan allies will be Bg .';
the cessation of hostilities between BpV
Greece and Turkey and the surrender Br
ol the Turkish fortresses of Adrian-
ople, lanina and Scutari. At all three Est'
fortresses the Turkish garrisons will KU
withdraw with the honors of war. ft''
Difficulties may arise concerning
I the fate of Scutari as no one knows Bp!
tu whom it is to be surrendered, W . ,'
whether to th .Montenegrins, to a 5-
provisional Albanian government or
i to the representatives of the pow. KK
King NtchoUs Ci.mSjBars ' Bt'
King Nicholas of .f Orf liintft 7? MT'-
sists that he must enter Scutari at K
the head of his troops. Otherwise, he Ba
says, the reign of his family in Mon- BjL
tenegro is doomed, as he, contrary to Bri
the adice oi hiv generals, refused Bi '
to try to take Scutari by storm at Wb
the beginning of the war In order to
aoid the certain heavy losses which RiV
his small army would have suffered.
He preferred the temporizing policy mL
of laying siege to the fortress, and
shonltl Scutari for this reason be lost Wpi
t the Montenegrins, he alone will
be considered responsible. H
Turkish Envoys Depressed. W
The members of the Turkish eace
delegation in London show signs oC
depression, but they are determined
that the era of concessions must now
be regarded as finally closed
They say they are convinced 'hat
the powers will support them in re
jeering the demands of the allies for
,i n ar indemnity. W;
All fears of a resumption of tho K
war having been removed, the allies f.
are planning the withdrawal of large l
bodies of troops at an early date. The h.
delegates In Ejondon, however, t hi n I-: p
that a month may pass before tQe I
final signatures are put to the peace E?.
treaty, a6 the settlement of exact i
frontiers, the questions of indemnity W
and the guarantees in regard to the f
mosques and sacred places of Adrian- r
ople still have to be arranged Is.
oo iiil
SETTLEMENT I
PROGRESSES I
Union Pacific and South- I
ern Pacific Plan With
Federal Officials I
New York. Jan 23 Some progress
toward settling the differences be
tween the Inion Pacific and South
ern Pacific interests respecting tho
Central Pacific railroad was made at
a conference here today between rep- I
resentatlves of the interests Involv-
Robert S. Lovett, chairman i the
Cniou Pacific board of dn' im,- mud.-
this statement after the meeting, but
added that theie was no assurance I
that a final satisfactory agreement
would be reache
Jud;:e Lovett I that the discus
slou had now i w a triangular on
with the fede ..vernment one Ol
the principals
The only Information obtainable re
tarding the conference between ludgs
Lovett Pranl A Vanderllp and Morti
mer L Schlff and Attorney General
W'lckersbam was that the federal of
ricialS were ofleriug some assistance
In t bo plan of dissolution
HIS BUSINESS I
"She's a married woman aud ye
sho lets another woman s husband
Shocking! Tell me, who is the sbbbbbbj
"A photographer." Pl

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