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I EARLESS, INDEPENDENT, icOGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER. I
Fo.rr-No. Z7PHc7,. QGDEN CITY, UTAITTIAY ntered at second-,. Matter at Postorf.c. Ogd.n. U,.n P
STATE FUNDS ARE
TO DRAW INTEREST
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Standard's Fight of Last Fall For the People of
Utah Is Followed by the State Treasurer Yield
ing to Popular Protest
! MONEY 10 BRING A BIG REVENUE 10 STATE
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Two Per Cent or More Is to be Paid by Banks in
Return For Daily Balances to the Credit of
the State Treasury
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(Special to (he Standard )
Salt Lake. Jan 31 - The Tribune i9
- authority for the statement that state
funds hereafter are to he placed at
Interest for the benefit of the state
This is looked upon as a virtor for
the Standard, following the campaign
of last year in which the Ogden paper
demanded that state money bear in
terest.
The Tribune say 3
"Arrangements have been made hy
State Treasurer Jesse 1) Jewkes 10
secure for the state, interest on the
ptate funds deposited with various
banks throughout the state While
the arrangements have not yet been
completed, all of the banks now hav
ing state funds on deposit, have
agreed to pay the state Interest oq
these funds.
"There is no law now on the books
' empowering the state treasurer to se
cure interest on state funds. The con
Ititution makes the treasurer the sole
FIREMEN IN
ARSON RING
Hired to "Tip Off" Loca
tion of Fires to Insur
ance Adjustors
Chicago, Jan 3ft City firemen to-I
day were implicated as members of
ihe arson trust bv an informer who:
was interrogated at the state's attor
neys of 1 ice.
According to the informant, fire-
.'. men were hired for a monetary con
sideration to "tip off" the location of
fires so that the work of the public
fire Insurance adjusters who work - ,
ed in conjunction with 'torch beat
ers,' and other members of the
"trust' mi)?ht be expedited. Xnne of
the firemen has neon accused of hav
ing participation In the actual work
il of firing buildincs
Several firemen will be interrogat-
fl ed by the state's attorneys within
the next few days, it was said to-
night
FARMER LEFT
BIG ESTATE
Worked Ground Until
Death; Over Million in
J Deposit Box
Chicago III. Jan 31, David H.
' AVilson. a farmer who lived for 60
years at Oregon, III . working his
ground almost until the time of his
death, it has been found was worth
more than $1,000,000. He left no will
and efforts are now being made to
find who is entitled to the estate
During many of the years lie toiled
fl in overalls on his farm, he had valu
able securities in a vault in a Chi
cago bank, to which he apparently
SB paid no attention aside from paying
' rent on the box. N'ot until neighbors
awakened Interest in the estate yes
terday by having administrators ap
pointed did a lawyer learn that the
man who owned the securities and
the farmer were the same.
Among the securities are oil
slocks, that since their purchase have
jcustodian of the public funds and he
is responsible under his bond for the
safekeeping or the funds. He ma
1 deposit them where he sees rit Hou"
jever. he Is not permitted to draw for
! hi6 own use or benefit any interest
(or premium because of the fact thftl
he has the rovver to select the banks
in which he shall make deposits.
"State Treasurer Jewkes yesterday
informed Governor Spry that all -if
the banks in which funds have been
deposited have agreed to pay the state
interest on the deposits Mr Jewkes
takes the position thai no legislation
is necessary to secure the interest on
the funds on deposit and announces
that he will demonstrate this fact at
once
"The interest on the stale funds.
.Mr. Jewkes believes, will be slight l
in excess of 2 per cent on daily bal
ances. t present there is more than
$2,000,000 in the state treasury At 2
per cent the interest on this amount
would be $40,000 a vear."
risen in value five hundred points,
stocks in Chicago banks, now far
above par with thousands of ac
crued dividends, railroad stocks,
showing vears of unpartaken profits,
and several securities which have
been the subject of "'stock melons ' i
CLERK EMBEZZLES
TWELVE THOUSAND
London. Jan 31. Victor Crement
Fisher of Los Angeles was arrested
here today on an extradition warrant
charging htm with embezzling $12,000
in that city, where he was employed
as a clerk He was brought before
the extradition court and remanded.
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POWERS USE
INFLUENCE
Will Urge Allies to Con
sider Peace; Turks
May Yield
Iondon. Jan 81. The overwhelm
ing strength of public opinion
throughout Kurope in favor of peare
in the Balkans is exercising n pro
found Influence on Ihe peace dele
gates in London The European am
bassadors here will soon make them
selves the mouthpiece of this wide
spread sentiment in order to convince
some of the more unyielding spirits
among the representatives of the al
lies. European diplomats take the view
that Turkey, especially after the revo
lutionary movement w hich brought In
to power men considered Irreconcila
ble on the question of Adrlanople,
could not offer more than what v;is
contained In yesterday's reply to the
powers. This, they think. Justifies
the resumption of negotiations be
tween the allies and the Ottoman em
pire The Turks, with their usual shrewd
ness. Instead of slmplv asking for ihe
holy shrines and a few more morin
mentS of historic; or religious rh;ir
a ter in the clt of Adrianople, sug
gested dividing the city by the river
Marltsa, they taking the part situated
on the left bank. This gives thein
the lion's share, although they leave
10 Bulgaria the railway station on the
Hue communicating with Macedonia
This concession, however, is not
regarded as their final word.
It is thought that the men now rul
ing at Constantinople wish to have
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" This Is Your Newspaper
i Make the Most of It
Its worth to you is what you
make it.
It aims to serve you and the
greatest number possible in this
city It brings you the news of 1
the day and the happenings of tho j
world. It greets you on the street,
goes with you into your home,
and brings joy and knowledge into
I your household.
It is the family friend the fam
ily habit
It is your habit, my habit ev
ery body's habit, tho national hab
H ' it Multiply yourself by several
million, then you can begin to
1 I
comprehend the importance, ex
tent, scope aud magnitude of the
American dalh ne wspaper
It serves you best through its
advertising columns. There It di
rects you to the most reliable
I slorev wilh which to deal, it tells
jou the best goods to purchase,
the purest foods to eat. Ihe most
Serviceable and fashionable mer
chandise to buy. and the most re
liable products to secure
Bead the advert laements in the
STANDARD closely and constant
ly every day to get the greatest
good from YOUR PAPER
at least the appearance of not ceding1
as much as their predecessors.
GERMANY DOING
BEST FOR PEACE
Berlin. Jan 81.- Creni pessimism
regarding the- Balkan situation is dls
played In official circles here oulnv;
to Bulgaria's uncompromising am
tude Germany, in conjunction with
the other powers, is doing her host to
persuade- Bulgaria and Turkey to at
tempt in r. ... h : '-nm pn,niis.- but t he
'resumption of hostilities on M0nd.1v
I next is regarded as highly improb
able
YALE MAN
A SUICIDE
Son of New York Bank
er Found Dead in a
Winnipeg Hotel
New York. Jan. 31. The family of
Kugene Delano. Jr . found dead yes
terday in the Royal Alexandria hotel
at Winnipeg Man., confirmed loday
that he had died by his ow n hand.i
"It was suicide.'' said a man mem
ber of the household todav "Our ad
vices however, are meager '
Young Delano was 2" ears old. a
ale graduate of 1908, and was a son
of Eugene Delano a well known New
York banker. According 10 dispatches
from Winnipeg, a ( hambermaid dis
covered the oung mans body after
lie had been dead several hours His
wrists and throats vv?re slashed, and
by his side was a razor.
LEAVES NOTE TO FAMILY
Winnipeg. Man.. Jan 81.- -Twenty-four
hours after he had cut his throat
with a razcr, the body of Eugene De
lano. Jr., a member of a prominent
New York family, was found ng
unclothed on the floor of his bedroom
in the Royal Alexandra hotel He left
this note addressed to Eugene i--lano.
New York
"Dear Father, Sisters and Brother: i
Forgive me "EUGENE."
WILL HOLD
FESTIVAL
California to Honor First
Goernor in October
With Great Pageant
San Francisco. Jan. 31 The Por
tola festival, a pageant in honor of
the memory of Don Caspar de For -1
tola, first governor of California, ami
the discoverer of the Golden Gate and
ol San Franc iscej peninsula, will be,
held in October of this year for the
second time. The first Portola v;-s
in 19(9 and was largely attended It
was in October, 17G9. that Portola
first saw the Golden Gate. Decision
to hold the festival this year was an
nounced publicly today and prepara
tions for an elaborate affair are under
way.
DARROW TRIAL IS
UNDER WAY TODAY
Los Angeles. Jan. 31 After eleven
days devoird to procuring a Jury, tho
second trial of Clarence S Darrow,
former counsel for the McA'aniara
brothers, on a jury bribery charge
growing out of the famous dynamite
trial, final!) got under waj today.
Darrow js alleged to have bribed
Robert Bain, a sworn juror, in the j
McNamara case, through the Lnstru- :
mentality of Bert Franklin, who was
a detective for the McNamara de
fense and later became the chief wit
ness against Darrow in his first trial
on the charge of having tried to bribe
I George Lock wood, a McNamara ven
ireman. Bain confessed to having
taken a bribe from Franklin soon af
ter the sudden and sensational close
!of the McNamara trial.
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FIVE-MILLION OIL
DEAL IS CLOSED
San Francisco. Jan. 31. A 15,000,000
oil deal, involving the sale of one Los
Angeles aud two San Francisco com
; panics lo the Oil Producers and Re
I liners. Ltd., of London, was closed
yesterday in London, according to a
cablegram received here The Lulled
I Oil company of Los Ange les was said
jio have been sold for $2,250,000 The
North American Consolidated com
pany and Section Two syndicate of
; San Francisco brought Z,V" ,000, ac
cording lo the cablegram
The deal, which has been pending
I for five months, is said to have been
I negotiated by Louis Titus, president
! of the North American Consolidated
company. He is in London.
CRUDE OIL I
LIFTSAGAIN
Another 7 Cents Tacked
On: Pennsylvania Now
Quoted at $2.40
Pittsburgh, Jan 31 The rapid ad
vance in the prices of principal '
grades ol cnnle oil and continued to
da when at the opening of the mar
ket anothei seven cents were tacked
co the price, rnaking Pennsylvania
crude, the basis of all values, $2 .4".
Other prices announced were:
Mercer blael . $1.93 Newcastle,
$l corning, i 95 and Cabell $2.00
Somerset and Ragland were unch:ing.
ed
Reports from the principal pipe line'
companies show that during this
month the runs from vvos located
in the eastern fields. Including Ohio
and Indiana hav.- averaged a ittl
more than 115,000 barrels a day,
while during the same period ship
ments have averaged a little more
than IlSJtOO barrels a day. an excess
of consumption over production of I
about 100.000 barrels during lanuary.
So prosperous have some of the oil
companies become Ihit a progressive
company declaied a 100 per cent dividend
NOT BOUND
BY FRIENDS
President - Elect May
Make Some Nomina
tions of His Own
?
Trenton N. J., Jan 31. President
elect Wilson does not feel that he is
limited in picking his cabinet to the
men suggested to him bj friends of
candidates While riding to Philadel
phia from Princeton today to see a
dentist he read reports which infer
led that because he was unable in
his conversation with the correspond
ents last night to recall off hand who
h.d been sir-'g-st.-d 'o, lit. scc:vi;ii
of state besides Mr Bryan, the selec
tion of the N.-i r Jean was indicated.
"There is ahsolufev no justifica
tion for that inference," declared Mr.
Wilson. " I could noi recall the names
which have been submitted for other
portfolios either."
He paused and added after a few
moments' reflection
"And I might be making some nom
inations of my own for T certainlv
will not teel bound to confine myself
to names that have been suggested
to me."
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TODAY IN
CONGRESS
Washington, Jan. 31 Sen.it
( 'on d ai noon
Debate on Work's single six vear
presidential lerm resolution was re
sumed.
House:
Convened at 11 a in
The free list was subject of ways and
means co'.nittee's hearings.
Appeal was made b women lo con
gressional elections committee for
passage of bill lo give women right to
vote for representatives in congress.
GOES TO JAIL FOR
3 FEET OF SKIN
Los Angeles. Jan. 31. Dr. E H
Garrett, government physician here,
entered upon the unique task today
of soliciting three square feet of cut-
icle from inmates of the city and
counfv Jails to aid a patient severely
burned in a recent fire.
"I went to the jails for volun
teers," explained Dr. Garrett "be
cause I knew I would find fellows
there who would have nothing to do
for the next sixty Or ninety days but
get well after I appropriated some
of their skin"
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DEATH WAS HIS
FINAL PROTEST
Elizabeth City. N C. Ian 30. As
a final protest against the petition for
the pardon of the slaver of his sister,
W illiam IL Cropsev, jr) killed him
self here last- nigh' His death has
revived the circumstances surround
ing the dealh Of Nellie Cropsev ln-rc
eleven vears ago It has turned the
tide of public sentiment away from
Will Wilcox, the man who was con-
ilcted of being response le for her
death, and who has served one-third
ol the thirty-year sentence imposed
following hjs conviction.
Friends of Wilcox began to cire-i-lai
a petition for his pardon several
weeks ago. Persons who had forgot
ten that an effort was made to lynch
Wihox at the time of his arrest
readily placed their names on the
petition Cropsev Informed his
friends (that he feared Wilcox would
be set free As the petition grew he
became morose.
"Therp is onlv one thing left for
me to clo as a ptotest against that,"
In- declared lb a friend last night.
Tomorrow you will know what it is. '
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HOME RULE
PARTY WINS
Victory Gives Majority
in Parliament; Both
Candidates Protestant
Londonderry , Ireland, Jan. 31 The
Irish home rule party won a notable
victorv over the T'nlonists in the elec.
tion of a member of parliament for
this cltv
The poll, which was, as usual, a I
very close one. resulted as follows:
David C. Hogg, Nationalist, 2.'i9.
Colonel H. A. Pakenham, Unionist,
2.C42.
Majority. .",7
The seat had been held since i!b0
b the Marquis of Hamilton, who was
recently elevated 10 the house of
lords on the dealh of his father, the
Duke of Abercorn.
Majority in House
The victory of the home rulers
gives them a majoiltv of members of
parliament from the- province of li
ster in the house of commons
Extraordinary efforts wer made
by both parties to bring every elector
to the polls and as a result of their
i certions out of a total electorate of
", it, j vnte-rs, 6,341 cast their ballots
Man. of the sick and Infirm inhabi
tants were taken to the polling
booths in ambulances.
Election Qu et
Much fear had been expressed that
the election would give rise to seri
ous disturbances, owing to the fever
ish excitement prevailing in parts of
Lister at the present moment on the
home rule question. A large force of
the Irish Roval constabulary had been
drafted into the city, but their serv
ices were not often called into requi
sition The election on this occasion was
made more interesting by the fact
that both tho Unionist and home rule
candidates were Protestants.
Extraordinary Scenes
The announcement of the result of
the polling was followed by extraor
dinary scenes A deafening tornado
of sheers, shrieks and hisses broke!
loose and this vvas accompanied by
the firing of revolvers in the air.
while green and red handkerchiefs
jflnd union Jacks fluttered over the
heads of the surging crowd
The nationals san Nation Once
Again," to which the Unionists sang,.
Rule Brltania." and God Save the1
King '
Mounted Police Clear Street.
Mounted police had to clear the
way and escorted Mr. Hogg and Colo- i
nel Pal-enham to their hotels
Tho rival crowds came into con-
tact at one point. There was much j
stone-throwing and the Dolice were!
obliged to i harge and disperse the
people w ith their hibs.
MEMORIAL CROSS
ON WALL STREET
.-.v "ork. Jan. 31. A large me
morial cross, something after the style I
of those which travelers meet at
cross-roads In England and many
parts of the continent, is to be erect
ed practically at the head of Wall
street, in Old Trinity church yard, as
a memorial to Mrs. William Astor,
the mother or the late t'olonel John
Jacob Astor. Mrs. Astor died in 100S,
after a life of prominence in society.
Like earlier members of her family
she was also a prominent parishioner
of Trinity
Mrs Marshall Ormc Wilson, a
daughter, announces the gift of the
memorial, which will be B cross of
granite T. feet high, with carvings of
an allegorical nature. surmounted
with a figure of Christ It will cost
about $40,00i Although of a type
common in Europe' it is said that the
memorial will be the first of its kiud
in an American city.
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TURKS ORDERED TO
JOIN REGIMENTS
Constantinople. Jan. 81. All the
officers and men of the Turkish aim.
now on furlough have been ordered to
tcjoin their regiments within CI
hours The military governor of the
capital has issued an emphatic de
nial of the reports of dissensions
among the Turkish troops on the;
Tchatalja line?
BIG LINER !
CALLS HELP
Wireless Reports the
Mexico Helpless Off
Sable Island
New York Jan .11 Although the
'officers of steamers clocking today re
I ported the Atlaniie ocean as al last i
becoming docile alter (. el:.-. ln ol v io
I lent temper for tin last thre mom I s.
the French liner Mexico, which Balled
from here a week ago. Is helpless .it
sea off Sable Islaml after an em oun
ter with an easterly gale. She lost
her propeller in the storm. Her wire
less calls for help .ire being answered
by the Leyland liner Devonian, which
was less than 200 miles distant
terda and which will probablj reach
I the disabled liner todaj The French
liners Florida and Carolina have also
been notified and one or the other will
probably pick up the disabled sister
and tow bet to Halifax.
Although the Mexico is a passenger
carrier of the second class, there
were no passengers aboard on thlt
trip Agents of the line here declare
that they have no fears for her safe
FREE LIST !
UNDER FIRE
Democrats Figure on
Carrying Underwood
Bill of Two Years Ago
Washington Tan. 31 The free iis
of the tariff furnished the concluding
chapter today of hearings before the
house committee on ways and means
The free list, the administrative f, .
tures of the Payne-Aldnch law and
miscellaneous affairs in connection
with customs duties, were under fire,
with prospects of winding up all the
tariff bearings tomorrow
The tree list covers articles whose
estimated domestic production in 1 i 1 1
was $1,190,000,000, and consumptiou
$1,159,000,000, out of a grand total ol
122,614,000.000 production and
000,000 consumption of all artiele in
the 14 schedules, and free list of
the Payne-Aldrich bill.
In Pill congress passed and Presi
dent Taft vetoed the free list bill
framed by Chairman Underwood s
committee.
Democratic leaders now figure on
putting on the free list at the corn
ling extra session substantially the
; same articles that were on Ihe orig
Ina) free list two years ago
BILL GOES
TO SENATEj
House Has Passed Rail
road Physical Valua
tion Measure
Washington. Jan 21. Favorable I
report on the I HI to authorize a phys
ical valuation of railroads is expect-
ed early next week from the senate
committee on Interstate commerce.
Senator LaFollette has it in charge
and it is said the committee approves
his recommendations. The bill has
passed the house
Recommendations for legislation to
lerfect and strengthen the Sherman
antl -trust law were discussed today
h the committee. While no agree
ment has been reached, it is under
stood the committee will make an
urgent appeal for adoption of amend
ments to make the Sherman law mr"e
effective in lis control of trusts and
monopolies
The anti-trust report will be con
sidered at another meeting of the
committee Mondav.
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BLIZZARD RAGES
IN MINNESOTA
Duluth, Minn., Jan. 31 A bliz
zard, general oer northern Wiscon
sin and Minnesota, which started last
night continues today with unbated
fur v- The temperature is close to I
zero, with a 35-mile north wind. In- I
dicatlons are that the storm will
grow in intensit, and spread over a
great area.
MULE IKICK WORTH
THREE THOUSAND
Enid. Okla.. Jan- 30 A kick on the;
head by a mule w'as worth $3,800 to
John Allen, a farmer living near here.
Immediately after Allen was operated !K
on today foi a fractured skull, which H
the mule's hoof had inflicted last Sat. Wf
urda. ho remembered where he had B
buried tha' amount of money in thej B
financial panic of 1910. B
Aliens memory was impaired bj an B
injury he received when his team ran B.
away and threw him out of u wagon, iB
a few davs after he had burled lhe K
money. It was known that he had K
withdrawn the money from a bank, U
and Beveral persons suspected of fi
stealing Allen's hoard were arrested !R
but none was convicted. B
After the opciation made necessary K
by the mule's kick, Allen iccovered R
his memory.
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SLUNGSHOT
FOR WEAPON
Militants Hurl Heavy
Laden Discs, Stamped
"Votes for Women"
London, Jan 31. The suffragettei
today adopted the shmgBhot as a
weapon in their campaign. With il
they hurl heavv leaden discs, stamp
ed "Votes for Women " Because of
the weapon's newness their aim Is
not goou ana me uamage inns lar h
caused has not been great, hut tho B
else Is said by doctors to be capable B
of killing a man B
Actress Arrested. fK
An actress named "Jacky" Mel-
ford was charged at the police court B
with bombarding shop windows with jr
one of these catapults from the top B
of an omnibus She was fined 110 or iP
3 months imprisonment Her father h-
paid the fine I"1
Several thousand letters were de- B
strayed today in fires set by the wo- fl
men to the contents of mall boxe6. B
SEARCH FOR
SON FAILS
Heir to Big Estate in
Hiding Because of
Embezzlement Charge
lx)s Angeles, Jan. A systematic
search by the police today failed tn
i reveal the whereabouts of Joseph H.
Caples, heir to a $750,000 estate left
by the late Richard Caples, an El
i I'aso, Tex , banker. Young Caples
i disappeared from this city when it
became known that embezzlement
'complaints had been lodged ag3inst
i him.
Caples is accused of having dispos
ed of livestock said to le the prop,
erty of J M Wjratl and T M Wlngo,
1 El Paso bankers.
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CHAMPIONSHIP IS
CLAIMED BV BOY
New York, Jan 31. The amateue
championship of the world at long dls
tance wireless telegraphy is claimed
b) W. I Howell, a 19-year-old operat
or, who, from a station of his own
design, at his home in the Bronx, as- S
sens that he picked up a message J
from Germany. Young Howell says j
he beard the ne w 1 ,200 ton steamship
lmperator. which is nearing comple
tion at Cuxhaven Lerman;. while th
steamship was testing its wireless
eipii-pment j
"My aerial is only 4S feet lone," I19 jj
said "The steamer was communb '
eating with high-powered stations
here 1 interrupted to ask the local
station who It was I overheard and T
learned it was the lmperator, whicb
1 verified by oilier inquiries "
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THORPE MAY BE
RE-INSTATEL
Carlisle. Pa.. Jan. 21. It was learn
ed here today through friends of
James Thorpe, the Indian athlete,
that efforts are being made to secure iFilfl
his reinstatement as an amateur. In
tho meantime the Olympic champion
will not act upon any offers made to
him bv managers of professional
I baseball clubs.
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TENNESSEEANS
TO BE HONOREL
n
1 Nashville. Teuu.. Jan The
! commission to select two Tennessee
Inns to be honored with statues in
Statuary hall in Washington today
decided on John Sevier, Indian fighter
and first irovernor of the state, ami
Vndrew la'kson, hero of the battle
of New Orleans, and later president
The report will be sent to the legls- jMM
lature. (IB
Big League Basketball Game Tonight 7:30 I
Weber Academy ygjgrigham High School 1
Weber Auditorium Admission 25 Cents 1

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