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-----C - OGDEN cTtV UTAH FRIDAYEVEN1NG, JAN"UARY24T3 um .. ...on.-.,,.. Mwt
I GREAT EXCITEMENT
REIGNS IN TURKEY
Killing of War Minister and Army Commander
and Resignation of Cabinet Followed by
lesj righting and Arrests in Many Parts
of Turkish Capital
PEOPLE FACE RESUMPTION CF HOSTILITIES
New Minister Calls en People to Defend Country
, An Young Turk Party Creates Dramatic Scene
Sultan Appoints New Grand Vizier
Peace Delegates Recalled
From London
8 Constantinople lan 2 Ml a m.1
I Fighting has occurred at seveial
I places in the city tins morning. A
I dozrn or more peisons have been
I wounded and many arrests have been1
mad.- Croat public exc itement has I
I followed the killing oi Nazim Pasha,
the former war minister and com - '
f niandor of the Turkish :rmy who
I-was shot during public demonstrations;
here last night.
Turkey's Greatest General,
i Nazim Pasha, wai minister and (
(generalissimo of the Turkish armies,
Iwas a man of gre:U physical and men
Ital strength. He was nearly sixty
I j ears of age and was characterized
las the best commander Turkey has
I pusses-cd in rec ent times
Nazim took supreme command of
I the foiees after Abdullah Pasha 6uf
fercd defeat around Kirk-Killisseh
land Adriauople He was appointed I
I minister of war in the first Kfamll
I cabinet Tins aroused the opposition
R of the committee of Union and Prog-
less and practically resulted in the'
overthrow of the ministry. He then!
I became commander of the first army
corps, and was In command of the
IP lioc"s in Constantinople at the time,
I of the n volut lonarj movemeill that
dethioned Abdul Hannd. Nazim
''Jm Pasha been me minister of war again ;
Kin 1912 in the Muktar cabinet and
continued lo hold office when the
second Kiamil cabinet was formed in!
I October ol thai
Nazim Pasha wis in personal coni
Hjl mand of the iroops lhal cheeked Hie
HB advance of the Unitarians at (be
Tfhaiaiji line1- He .ached thai dis
'k triri in time in nthei together the
I scattered troops after the battle of
Tchorlu and notwithstanding the dis-
organization oi the army and the rav.
ages of the di-ep-e, he brought about
t a spirit m ho ii among the discour- ;
aged soldiers He has been credited
I with putting the Turkish army in bet
liter condition than ever before.
Circulars Sent Out.
Ta'saat Hey. the new minister of
th Interior. Informed the ESuropean
embassies thi morning that all meas.
- ures necessary to insure the securit
I of the city had been taken. He also
addressed circulars to the provincial
I governors explaining the reasons for
I i the clianr.e in the government and I
f calling upon the people to lend their
moral and material air! to the govern - ;
InnenL
"We are determined. he said, "to
fft defend the interests of the country,
Vr now face to face with 'hp prospect i
' of a resumption of hostilities.
Enver Bey Popular.
Enver Bey. who has taken such a
j prominent part in the overthrow of
i Klamll Pasha's cabinet, is the popn
) lar hero of the day
Nazim Pashas death b a shot
, from the revolver of Enver Be or
fl Talsaal Pey is believed to have been
III accidental The two officers in or-:
V der to protect themselves from I ho j
jfire of Nazim s Blde-de-camp, who
had shot at them from a window,
n drew their revolvers and emptied
them at him A bullet struck and
.killed Nazim Pasha, who was seated
jlnslde the room.
The scene outside the offices of ihc
igrand vizier when the leaders of Ihe
j Young Turk part) arrived there yea
- fterday afternoon was very dramatic
lfl There was a considerable crowd prea
gent and great enthusiasm was mani
I rBfested .vhen some one unfurled a Flag
P lland waved it
" Excitement Intense
The excitement became intense
)IMrwhfT Enver mounted on a white
charter came in view, accompanied
Sby several Turkish staff officers,
"f As he dismounted before the door
and made his request tor an audience
with the grand vizier the gates clos
ed as though automatically.
The commandant of Constantinople
ma himself stood on guard and refused
lo allow any one to enter except En
ver Bey and Talaat Bey.
Cabinet Asked to Resign.
Accompanied bj the commandant,
they walked straight to th Council
chamber, where most of the ministers
were gathered and without any pre j
llminarlea called upon the cabinet to
resign from office.
The demand seemed to be mor; or!
less expected, for ICIamil Pasha Im
mediately sat down and wrote out nis J
resignation. Enver Bey took ii and
proceeded to the sultan's palace amid1
th- cheers of Ihe crowd
The sultan at first was disinclined
to accept the resignation as genuine.
but after sending a messenger to tnej
grand vtzierate and obtaining confir
mation bp called for Mahmoud Schef
kei Pasha and ivonintiv appointed
him grand vizier
Delegates Recalled.
London, Jan 24 -The new Turkish
cabinet has decided to rocall ihe Ot
toman peace delegates from London,
according lo a dispatch today from
Constantinople, The Turkish govern
ment is said also to have recalled its
ambassadors at Vienna and St. Pe
tersburg to return to the Turkish cap
ital. Enver Bey, the most spirited leader
of the Young Turks, was todaj ap
pointed chief of the general staif of
the Turkish army
The new Turkish cabinet is con
stituted as follows:
Grand Vizier and Minister oi War
Mahmoud Shefkel Pasha
President of Council of State Said
Halim.
Inlrrinr Uolii
Foreign Affairs (temporary ) Muk
hetar B
Marine Tsohuruksula Mahmud.
Justice Ibrahm Pasha
Finance Rifaat Bey
Public Yoks Batzazrla Effendi
Pious Foundations -Halri Pasha
Agriculture Djelul Effendi
Posts Oskian Bey.
Pubiii Instruction Shukrl Pasha.
Nazim Pasha Buried.
The funeral of Nazim Pasha, who
was killed here last night, look plat
this morning. The new grand vizier
aud minister of war, Mahmud Schef
ket Pasha, an old comrade ol the
dead commander in chief, attended
After the burial the members of
the cabinet went to the palace and
took the oath of allegiance to the
sultan Subsequently the retiring for
eign minister, Noradunghuan Pasha,
was called to a meeting of the cabi
net council to explain the foreign sit
ual ion
The sultan went to the mosque at
noon to atteud the usual selamllk, at
which Mahmud S hefket Pasha and
Enver Bey also were present. The
function passed off without incident.
oo
GERMANY
DISMAYED
New War Situation the
Cause of Near Panic
on Bourse
Rerlln, Jan. 24 The new situation
In Turkey is commented on with great
reserve in official quarters here. It
is doubted whether diplomatic means
will suffice to prevent the resumption
of hostilities, but it Is declared that
the Kuropean powers will concentrate
their efforts lo localizing the conflict
should it break out again
Government officials do not seo any
. : i
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I Balkan securities being hard hit i.' i
man bonds were also sharplv depressed.
STRIKERS IN
CONFERENCE
Waiters and Hotel Work
ers Call a General
Strike
New York. Jan. 24 -Nearly a thou
sand waiters and other hotel workers
who struck Inst nighl at the Hoteib
Hector and Cadillac aud ihe Folica
Bergere restaurant, held a mass meet
ng m New York today to put actively
on loot the genera strike voted b
the union Pi kets were distributee!
through the hotel disinct lo urge out
Ihe hesitant, and entrances were
watched to check the importation of
strikebreakers
Intermittent for more than three
months, the trouble between the wait
ers and the proprietors of New York
hotels and restaurants became acute
again today when efforts were made
lo carry out the "general strike '
which was declared Inst night, llaid
ly had the order been issued when
2,000 men began a march through the
hotel district They besieged the Mi
tel Knickerbocker 'hcrc Proprietor
Tames B Regan bodily discharged all
of his waiters yesterday .and the : io
tel Beimont It is alleged at the ho
tels that some of the strikers or th?ir
sympathizers threw bricks through
the windows, causing excitements
among the midnight quests in the din
ing rooms No one was hurt how
ever, and only one man arrested
The extent to which the so-called
general strike would take effect was
in doubt early today as the greatest
call for help In the restaurants and
hotels Is not until evening Although
admitting their embarrassment, pro
prietors seemed confident that the.
were masters of the situation and de-1
termined not to recognize the union ,
a demand which is at the botiom of
the strike The union leaders declare
that out of six thousand voles easl i
Inst night's mass meeting. 80 per cen
were in favor of the strike
TAFT'S MEN
1 VOTED OUT
I
Democrats Will Not Per
mit Nominations to
Be Confirmed
Washington, Ian 24 Democratic
Benators In caucus today reaffirmed
i heir determination to permit none of
I 'resident Taft s nominations to be
confirmed at this time with the ex
ception of army, navy and diplomatic
appointments.
The caucus was called at the in
stance of Senator Newlands to see
if n were not possible to confirm In
terstate Commerce Commissioner
Clark's appointment
Senator Smoot, for the Republicans,
when In heard of the caucus, said ihe
Republicans would meet next Tuesday
to determine their attitude
uu ,
BRITISH ARE
NOT PLEASED
London Press Comments
on Knox's Reply
to Grey
London, Ian 24. Secretarv Knox's
repl, lo Sir Edward Crey on the
question of Panama Is found unsatis-
facton 1 those cveninu newspapers
w hM h comment on it.
The Westminstei Gazette, generally
looked upon as the mouthpiece of the i
go ei nment. sa j E
The Kno sucgestion leaves the)
door open to a long aerlea oi bit i ei
inga which mlghl do much to under- I
mine ihe uooil relations ot the two1
countries "
The Pall Mall flazette says:
"Coming from Bnj other country
than the United States thL. tone of
Secretary Knox's replj would be
deeply resented Unless international
jluw overrides municipal law when
treaty rights clash with jt, Interna
'tional law has no existence and
peaceful Intercourse between stitesi
I becomes impossible."
FOR HIS OWN GOOD.
h didn't jrou BPSak to Mr. Rag
1 shaw when he bowed'.' He's all right
even if he hasn't nnirh style He's
a diamond in the- rough
A diamond in the rough ought to
be cut.
uu ,
'Is she married?"
I "She must be. She s worn the samo
clothes toi thiec Beasons."
DEATH LIST
j UNCHANGED
No More Bodies Found
in Ruins of McKinney
Building-
McKinney. Texas. Jan. 2 1 Tiieic
was assurance this morning that the
c ollapse of the four, storv commercial
building line csterdaj had not de
veloped into the holocaust whiih to
hours alter ihe building fell eye wit
nesses declared it to be M-isi ol the
f'oor space has been laid bare ami
there is no possibility ol findinc an)
large number of bodies underneath
the wreckage.
The death list remained a I eight,
with one person Mrs Belle W illi nn-
probably fa t a 1 1 injured aud foui
teen Blightly bi.it.
Mr.- Williams was severch i resil
ed when the building collapsed and
burned in th. fire dial followed
Eye Witnesses Claim Great Logs
Eye witnesses for hours insisted
lhat from to 4n women and girls
were buried In the ruin
A special" sale Was In progress
and shoppers in nu nine rs were in ihe
siore, operated by Cneeves Brothers
when the walls of in adjoining imple
ment house gave waj Falling againsi
the building occupiej b the store,
thej demolished It.
Recoverv in quiclcl succession of
five bodies gave color to the reports
that man: more hud ;beon killed
Miraculous Escapes.
Many stories of miraculous escapes
are being told this morning A Kist
ler due his little dflbghter out ol
the ruins and was directed by the
child lo where her mother and giand
mothei were Imprisoned lie carried
the child to safely, then returned and
released the women unharmed
Dr K K Knight crawled under the
ruins and using restoratives kepi Mis.
Lulu Searcy, a clerk, alive for an hour
until a rescuing party released her
She will recover.
HOSTILITIES
BEGIN AGAIN
Resumption of War By
Next Week I?Almost
Inevitable
London, Jan 24. The conlirmalion
of the news of the complete revulsion
of feeling in Constantinople against
the proposed surrender to the allies
has created the imprpssion among the
peace delegates that war will begin
again almost immediately.
There are, however, two currents
of opinion among the representatives
of the Balkan league One of these
is in favor of asking Sir Edward Grey
as honorary president of ih peace
eonferenre immediately to convoke a
session of the delegates at which the
resumption of hostilities will be de
clared The other urges that the pow
ers should first be allowed to deal
with Turkey.
Governments Ar: Busy
The Kuropean governments are al
read in communication with regard
to the situation The ;e,i here is
that the reply of Turkey to the note
of the powers must be awaited before
any drastic action can be Inaugurated
Lack of Information as to the real
meaning and scope of the movement
in Constantinople precludes in the of
ficial view anything in the nature of
peremptory a tion.
The delegates of the allies were
busy all clay obtaining the views of
the foreign ambassadors prior to
I heir formal meeting at the Ser lan
headquarters this evening
Great Excitement Prevails.
t the headquarters of all the peace
delegations the greatest actlvit) and
excitement prevailed today. Cipher
telegrams Ironi Sofia. Belgrade w!1
ens and Cetttnje crossed messages
from London to those capital.-- during
the morning hours
Powers Entitled to First Move
Before noon the heads of the four
delegations had held several meetings
to discuss the situation The alll -s
sem disposed to consider the revolu
tion in Constantinople as an affront
to the Kuropean powers more than to
ourselves Therefore, thej think that
tha powers are entitled to make the
lirsi move.
Whatever it may be and whatevei
its result, it cannot prejudice their
future action they de lai e
Messages received from various
points in the Balkans show thai Dego
ilatlons concerning the next develop
meni are proceedings active!) be
tween the capijtala ol the allies The
delegations cannot be sure as to whal
will be their ultimate altitude until
the have decided simultaneous mo
Identical Instructions from their i
spei tivc governments
The delegates, however considei
thai the resumption of the war in in
course of the next week is almost in
evitable, even If the powers should
agree on active intervention
oo
WAR CONDITIONS
ARE IMPROVING
New Orleans. La., lan 24. Vera
Cruz Is tranquil and conditions gen
erallj in southern Mexico have great
I) Improved, according lo oili lal dis-
I patches received here last night and
today by Dr P Ornealas, consul gen
eral of Mexico.
Minister of foreign Affairs I'edro
Lascurain telegraphed the consul
'general that every precautionary
I
measure lias been taken by the Ma- I
dero government to protect Ameri
ina and other foreigners, and de
nied there was cause for alarm on thej
part of Washington government
SCHOONER CALLS
FOR ASSISTANCE
Washington, Tan 24 The schoon-I
i Edward Drake, Gernandina,
Fla ior Philadelphia. Is in distress
ii Hog Island. Va . as the result of
B collision with an unknown steam
er. The revenue cutter, Onondaga, is
; ushing to her assistance.
OVERCOME
BY FUMES
Fireman Fighting Fire
in (ias Plant Falls in
Water and Drowns
I st Louis, .lan l'4. -One fireman
was drowned in a ilooded basement
after having been overcome by .hem
leal fumes with nine of his com pan
lions in 'ightlng a lire in ihe plant of
I a gas company.
broken window through Which the
I liremen entered and rifled desks nd
lockers caused the police to think that
the fin started by burglars.
Ten firemen were overcome by eth
er fumes when I hey entered the base
ment and Charles Koester fell Jn
hree iect of water and was drowned.
MURPHY BUYS HALF
INTEREST IN PARK
Cincinnati, Jan 24 President
Charles W Murphy of the Chicago
'Xanonal league club, announced here
todaj 'hat he had purchased a half
Interest In the Philadelphia National
league baseball park and that the
park Is now jointly owned by hun
self and G P Taft of Cincinnati.
Mr Murphy said that Mr Taft and
he hal no interest in the Philadelphia
ball dub but only in the grounds on
which the team plays
1 Mr Murphy said further that at
the recent sale of the Philadelphia
Iclub to William H Locke and nssoel-
lates, an agreement was entered into
by Which the Philadelphia club own
ers could purchase the playing field
In 1920 for $400,000.
oo
TWO AIRMEN
ARE KILLED
Inventor and Mechanic
Fall From Great
Height
Stamps. France, fan 2 4 Two
Preni h airmen were killed near here
todaj while making a flight in a mon
oplane Charles Niouport and his
! mechanic were flying at a consider
ible height when their machine dou
bled up and lell to the earth, killing
both of them instantly
Charles Niouport was a wealths
manufacturer and inventor. He had
'achieved great success as a buildei
oi fast monoplanes He received his
pilots certificate on Februarj 19 last
j year.
FAVOR SANITARIUM
FOR TUBERCULOSIS
Salt Lake. .Ian 24 In all proba
bility thi pn seni legislature will be
asked to pass a bill providing for the
establishment in some nearbv in al
district of a slate sanitarium for tu
berculosis sufferers lthough Hie
Stale Medical association. or the
si ite board i health, has not taken
official action In the matter, it is well
known thai prominent physlclana In
divlduall) favor the movement and
are supporting it
i he movement probablj had us in
ception in the city health department
,t tin bands ot City Health Commis
sioner S G. Paul, who recently uave
out an interview setting forth many
reasons why Utah should establish
mhI aaintain such an institution
In contradiction of assertions smd
to have been made by certain phvsl
Ciane to the eeffct that nam.- cases
of tuberculosis were unheard of in
, M- Paul said lhat while this
maj have been true in early days,
casee had been found In Salt Lake
Since this clt) had become larger and
more metropolitan
I ir pftul spoke c ruin urn- thai
would give rise lo the disease and
showed b the records of the health
department that luben nlosls had
caused more deaths here last real
lhan tne iarcer percentage of ol iei
,0-called dangerous diseases togeth
While it is held that tuberculosis
cases here are direotlv tra.eabl
importations of the disease ,, a ,.
uness some measure ol ro
1 is provided native , ,
would eventually be found In a ll
ag large is Salt ke, "' '" I'd
c lltiona become prevalent thai
milk possible a steady spread Ol the
disease, which, unless checked In
proper llir,hods and care of sufferers.
W I probably become as COminOn
in Its native origination as in that of
Importation. , ... .
The establishment of a state sani
tarium for tuberculosis suMVr.-rs he
said, would mean that all cases wU.; d
bc treat, d at the Institution thus pre-
entim inreptlon 1 association In
,.,,, -,,,. B8 and n the same time
, , ting sufferers.
REFORM BILL
UP FOR VOTE
Critical Point in Woman
Suffrage Struggle
Reached
London. Jan. 24. The c ritical stage
was reached this afternoon in the IS
. ears' struggle to obtain votes for
women a struggle which was started
in the house of commons by John
Stuan Mill in 1S67
Alfred Lyttelton immediately alter j
"Question time" moved the removal of
'the word male" from the suffrage
reform bill The proceedings were;
along familiar lines He urged the
trend of recent legislation was to cali
women into the counc ils of ihe naiion.
(Already, he said, women had been
called to assist in numerous depart
menis
Secretary of State Opposes
Lewis HaCOUrt secretarv of si
for the 'nicies, who has not' forgot
; ten ihe attempt made some months:
ago by the suffragettes to burn down
his ancestral home al Nuneham park
made a hitler asault on woman's ;iiit- t
frage and on his colleagues in the cab
inet. Sir Kdward Grey and David
Lloyd Oeorge.
In the adoption of methods oT fio
len e, he urged, "Is an indication of)
the tvpe of mental halane, ore ma)
expert from women if thej get the I
vote
HOW TARIFF
WAS RAISED
Large Revenue in 1912
From the Luxuries and
Many Sundries
Washington, Jan 24. More than c
per ( ent of all the tariff revenui or
1912 was raised from "schedule J"
consideration of which the house com
mittee on ways and means began to
day. Linens, laces and linoleum, wa
terproof cloth, cork, carpets and 1;
draulic hose, curtains, cables and
cordage, threads, tapes and tampno
and a variety of other manufactures
I of llox. hemp. Jute are embraced in
the schedule-on w hich the government
1 last year derived $49,000,000 of rev
;enue from imports whose aggregate
valuation reached 1108,698.000. 'ihe
ad valorem rate now averages 45 per
! cent
I All along the line luxuries are to
1 be taxed on a high duty basis under
I the Democratic program for the com-
ing extra session.
.Most of the large number of items
I in this schedule corns under luxury
I I lassification.
About 4ii manufacturers, importers
and others were on the program of
witnesses for today.
00
MANY MEN
TO TESTIFY
Union Pacific Officials
Are Witnesses at
Pass Hearings
Denver. Jan 24 - Railroads are
powerless to prevent the use of Intra 1
state passes foi interstate navel, ac
cording to the testimony ol .. W
Martin gen?ral agent of tin- Chicago,
ftock Island & Pacific, before inter
state Commerce Commissioner liar
Ian toda Martin admitted that his
Compan) had issued many passes to
Bur'ington. Colo., near the Btote line
F A Wadleigh, general passenger
ageui of the Denver & Rio Grande
said his depart ment issued no free
trananortation for the purpose of in
fluencing interstaie freight Bhlpmenta
lie told or having issued passes to
army officers at Fort Loguu. to arm?
and navy recruiting offices, ad 10
the agents of colonization companies
Twenty-five witnesses were under
subpoena today for examination he
fore Interstate Commerce Commis
sioner James S. Harlan relatil
ihe practice of issuing passes to ship
p, is le railroads operating In Com
rado Yesterday's hearing had devel
oped the extent lo which the D ir i
A Klo Grande and the Chicago, Rock
Island & Pacific railroads had Indulg
ed in this practice
Todav s witnesses include off i
of the Union Pacific, the Atchison, To
Dekfi ft Santa Fe and the Chi
Burlington A- Quimy railroads
r . - -
GOSHEN MAY GO
TO SEATTLE
l hat he has not tendered his resm j
nation as pastor of the First Connie j
gational church Salt Lake was the
declaration of ihe ie Elmer 1 Gosh
en when questioned last nigh' regard
Ing a report in an afternoon paper
Asked if he contemplated such a step.
Di Goshen replied, N'ot al the prea
enl lime"
Mr Goshen was not disposed to I
discuss whether or not he had re
ceived a call from Seattle. 'There is j
nothing 10 say at Ihe present time,'
vas the pvnjisleiit repl) to all q ICS
tions. with the exception of the state- '
; ment that his resignation is not now iHt
I in the hands of the church board. Hl
Dr Goshen has been pastor of the silE
Salt Lake church for tin lasi sever jK
POSTMASTER WAS
SHORT ON BOOKS
Ellsworth, Kan.. Jan '1Z. -Soon at ll
iter a posfoffice inspector began an
amination of the accounts of the local lm
postofflce today the body of Poslmas- IBb!
ter Joseph A Schmidt was found in 'H
the basement Ho bad laken poison, iBl
, leaving a note tor his wife in which .H
he admitted that his accounts were? 1
1 short iBH
CONTENTION I
IS REFUTED I
Morgan's Partner Denies K
That Group of 180
Men Rule World H
Washington. Jan. .14. To refute ie Hl
contention thai a group of isu men in iHu
the world of finance through inter B
locking directorates control corpora iR
tion assets aggregating $25,000,600,000 fH
Henry P, Davison, partner oi .1 I'm i iB
pout Morgan, today offered to Ihe
house committee- Investigating lmm
money trust a long statemi at purpori
ing lo controvert statistics prepared
b the committee's accountants and wL
put into the record, for the purpose of Bf
showing such a condition Mr Davi
son offered the statement at ihe con-
luslon of his testimony and the com- Bh
mittee decided to deliberate whether BBS
to admit ii Mr Davison thereupon BHb
gave out copies, although earlier In lWfflr
the day he and Thomas ". Lamon .
mother paitner of J P. Morgan Xz W
Co had declared they had no state- flfi
ment to give out fX
Davison's Statement, iRa-'
The document reviews the infer- W&''''
en es drawn from the commlttei I iE?'
tables, and says in part:
"No such control exists and no such E?v
deduction can be properl) made trom E
these tables. Those who have made WjK
such deductions have fallen into sc. H&U
eral obvious errors They fail to ob
serve first, that of the total number m&.
of directorates in these particular cor
porations tins group represents onlj L
about one quarter, second that upon jt.
this assumption, those men, in order
to exercise 'control.' must act and H
vote in every instance as a unit. V- ;H
tliough they come from different pn ''
of the country and represent diverse J
and frequently conflicting interests, iH
that upon this assumption the direct
ors outside of this 'group' must be H
mere dummies, with no voice or pin
ion of their own, who, in almost ev
ery instance are overruled by a mi- "H
nority; finally, that this sum of twen-ty-flve
billion dollars is not actual
cash or liquid assets, susceptible of J
manipulation or misuse by the direct
ors. the fact, of course, being that rhe ;H
great bulk of this enormous sum is,
and for many years has b?en tied tip
in the form of rights of way. rails.
ties, equipment. factories. plants
tools, manufactured goods and other
forms of corporate property neeessarv
for carrying on railroad and Industrial
business in the country."
Hill Testifies.
Mr. Hill opened his testimonv with
a list of his directorships in New
York and Chicago banks and in (he
('.real Northern and Burlington rail
roads. Mr Hill said that the Great
Northern and the Northern Pacific
railroads were competitors I
When the Northern Securities "one
pany was dissolved, he said he re
celved 87,000 shares of Great North i
ern and 62,000 shares of Northern Pn
clfiC He now has 20,000 shares ot
G Northern and his son. Louis VV I
Hill, has 18,600 shares Mr Hill tes
tilled he was a director in the First
National bank of St. Paul, on- of :'ne
largest banks in the northwest l
disagreed with Mr Untermyer's suu
gestion that minority stockholders be
given representation in directorates
through cumulative voting. He sale l
that such a system might allow coin
petitors to secure a corporation
crets by securing a place on its board
On the question of interlocking dl
rectors. Mr Hill said he held that tlM
propriety of the practice rested en
t i rely upon the character of the in H
dividual man H
AMERICAN KILLED
IN TRIAL FLIGHT
Port of Spain. Trinidad. Jan 14 M
Frank Poland, an American aviator B
was killed last night while tlyluj
After accomplishing numerous sue
cessful flights in Venezuela he ha
arranged to give a long exhlbitiot
flight here tomorrow The weathei
conditions being perfect last night,
decided to make a trial flight Hi
was returning to the landing Dlaci H
when his biplane sudden!) dived anc
struck he ground with terrific
Poland was found dead benenth il
OO
NORWAY TO HAVE
A NEW CABINET
Christiania. Norway, Jan 2' -Tin
Norwegian cabinet, under the pro 1
miership ot General f K. M Bratlie
resigned today owing to its defeat a
the general elections las; October
King Haakon has entrusted Gunnfl
Knudsen, who was premier from P'O:
to 1910, wiih the formation of a nov
THE REASON
Wi-e Mv wife is going t take le H
sons wrestling H
Green Whv H
wise she hasn't besn nble to H
a thing at the last three bargati H
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