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yoij. XXVI. No. 282-32 Pages. Salt Xaice City, UtahSatubtax Mokstsstg, Jantjarx 23. 1904, Five Cents. 1 -H
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IEATH AND DESOLATION FOLLOW WIND AND FLOOD
jfllfloosa, AH , Jan. 22. A dlsas-
iornado swept over Moundsvllle,
ttown or COO inhabitants. fifteen
South of Tuscaloosa, early today,
sa result thirty-seven persons
llled and more than 100 'injured,
y, business house with the excep
ti.i small store, was completely
h.
tornado struck the city from the
est, and mowed a, path a quarter
lie wide through the town.
'
'HLTU PERSONS KILLED,
lymour of Nashville, Tenn., who
!uthe position as operator at the
r station last evening.
'A Warren of Birmingham, em-
ffby the Alabama Grocery eoin
irs k
,1
jj MKedinond, superintendent o the
tig slution, formerly of Nashville,
.fl 'ft S. Powers of Tuscaloosa.
fettle Farley.
J! THE NEGRO DEAD ARE:
fMiles, wife and six children,
ill cl Holston, wife and. three chfl-
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Ce Elolston, wife and three children,
pj teen other negroes, unldeutilled.
bons were hurried, to Aloundsville
JJJ ireensboro and Tuscaloosa, and
fiS it was possible was done to al-
the sufferings of the injured.
:s :he force of the storm persons
Town hundreds of feet from their
'Jilithc blackness of the night,
h jh terror, a father, mother and
vi ijiildrcn lied from their home to
jl ifuge, and in their excitement left
& ir-old boy In bed. Today he was
2 from beneath some timber. Thus
lis impossible to find, any other
ire of the family.
3t (lng, carpets and wearing ap
.'S ire scattered over a distance of
3jg3 through what was a forest,
llTOB mm on
"SOCIALISM AND
I LABOR UNIONS"
it
s of Right Success Is
ilirness and Justice." "
iH
TJ THE GOLDEN RULE
a"t5 f the Civic Federation
:J Discussed.
I.
JJffagazine Article Ohio States
glylMseusses the Relation. Re-
II ;ween Capital and Labon
& in, Jan. 22 Senator Hnnna, con
in & l-Jto ihc February number of the
il Magazine of this city an artl
g k'Soclalism and the Labor Un-
!,lJcxprc3sIng his belief In the
ipf education over the American
;and declaring that the basia of
aiccess Is fairness and Justice,
rTHanna writes:
ls no moro cngrosshie question
hat of thi relation between labor
pltal, which scorns the paramount
iday. The instinct of worklngmen
ytogtlhcr to protect themselves is
K(to bo wondered at than the same
Lon the part of capital. Now, my
Jto lme organized union labor
janlMd In the beat senso and thor
Educated to an understanding of
',JJ iwnalbllitles. and In this way to
'JJ t?tho ally of the capitalist, raUier
foo with which to grapple.
a5 often asked what Is to become of
Jj ijrcanlzcd consumer If an cmlcablo
;1" ll'9 Tnade between labor and capl
W It ovjry tpan belongs to the one or
1 )cr group; for that master ho Is
rk 0, belong to both
it IL'HE GOLDEN RULE.
$ !mf lhne to consider the work
but which is now as clear as if cut by
the woodman's ax.
Freight cars were torn to splinters,
the trucks from thetji being hurled hun
dreds of feet from the tracks. The
depot, the hotel, Warehouses, together
with their stocks, were completely de
stroyed. Where they stood it Is impos
sible to find even the pillars upon which
those structures rested.
Dales of cotton which were stored in
warehouses were torn to atoms, the
fragments of lint lodging in trees, making-
it appear as though that section had
been visited by a snowstorm. Heavy
Iron sages, the doors of which in some
Instances were torn from their hinges. ,
were carried away by the force of the i
wind.
The town of Hull,' four miles north of
Moundsvllle. suffered from the tornado.
The Dates Lumber company's planing
department was completely wrecked and
the negro firemen crushed.
Four residences and one church were
demolished.
WORK OF MAD WATERS.
Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars
1 Damage Wroug-ht Families
Driven From Homes.
Pittsburg, Pa., Jan 22. (Midnight)
The Allegheny and Monongahcla riv
ers are rising steadily. The Allegheny
is three feet higher than her consort
stream, and as a consequence a danger
ous ice gorge is now forming between
the Wabash and Smithfield street
bridges. Just above the confluence of
the rivers. There is Ico enough in
both rivers at this time to keep both
of tho civic federation, and am firmly con
vinced that It is the object to which I de
I sire to consecrate tho remaining years of
my life. I fully appreciate that it is a
long strugggle, but tho progress already
mado under the motto of tho civic federa
tion the Golden Rule has surpassed even
my most sanguine expectations, and I am
cure that the American people will sus
tain a policy based upon tho highest moral
and social impulse which will eliminate
the passionate prejudices that now exist
between cnujtal JlosLlabor,.
D'fscussing some of the object of the
Civic Federation, Senator Hanna
writes:
Until within a comparatively few yearn
big capitalists or the employing interests
lxavo had the advantage because thero
wcro moro workmen than there was work.
But conditions havo changed, and for
every workman, on an average, there are
two jobs now In the heyday ot our pros
perity, and it is expecting too much of
human nature to suppose that working
men shall not drslre a lurgor share of the
profits, lias not this motive been the
stimulating Incentive ot tho men who are
making business alfalra? No one who Ih
acquainted with union labor for tho past
five years cun fail to recognize the won
derful advancement that has been made
in conservative, cool-headed and thor
oughly practical nmnagement of these
matters by the workiiignuMi thi-msclves.
Labor organizations may be open to
sharp criticism at timcH, but U cannot be
fairly stated that they are always wrong.
Jt every man 1 treated as a man, and
an appeal made to his heart as well as to
his reason, it will establish a bond of con
fidence an a sure foundation to build upon
"While labor unions may have been a
curse to Knglaud, 1 believe that thoy will
prov a booh to our own country when a
proper basis of confidence and respect Is
established.
SOCIALISM A MENACE.
The menace of today, as I view It, Is
the spread of a spirit of Socialism, one of
thoeo things which is only half understood
and s more or less used to inllame tho
popular ' mind against all Individual ini
tiative and personal energy, which has
been the very essence of American pro
Kic.xH. Ther-j is a spirit of co-operation or
commmunlty of Interests, which some
people may confound with Socialism, that
is making headway with us; but when
anv one attempts, for political or financial
reasons, to advocate the whole programme
of European Socialism, he will find llttlo
prospect of the seeds taking root in
American soil- This. 1 think, was demon
ntrulcd vorv conclusively In the Ohio cam.
pabjii, where higher Socialism wus
brought forth as an issue.
Fairness and prejudice will never ngrco
to tho confiscation of the products of one
map's toll In order to Insure comfort to
the Idle and worthless. No 'Ism' Is want,
r-d bv tho American peoplo that will take
from anv citizen tho Just and cqultablo
leward of his labor. Both capital and
labor must yield In time to the great law
of fair dealing, man to man. I wish 1
could Impress upon ovcry American the
individual rcsponalbllty that rests upon
ouch one of us. Every year of experience,
every dollar of accumulated capital, every
lalent wo possess should be regarded as a
pacrert charge for the good of the na
tion, to help m uniting the Interests of
vlch and poir. learned and unlearned.
OMAN'S SCHEME TO SNARE COAST BACHELORS. :
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jjl Francisco, Jan 22. TCrnesllna.
OZj dt of this city is determined
M unmarried women may have
fjf, bs if they want them. With this
jjiji In view, she has filed with the
j f supervisors a petition asking
0 ordinance be passed providing
tny mole person ovor tho age
pon being proposed to by an un-
rcnitllc' ovt!1 the ago of IS
tfii nd who Is of the same religion
not engaged or prohibited by
f;vfrom intermarrying who shall
--to accept such proposal and to
said female shall be guilty of a
J! ieanor. '
i? communication Miss Schmlndt
rt, Mention to a proclamation issued
jor W. J. Wyncoop ot Severance,
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Kan. declaring that 'bachelors must
accept offers of marriage under pen
alty of forfeiting their citizenship.
Miss Schmlndt further says:
"In this city It is p. notorious fact
that there are hundreds of single men
In all walks of life of marriageable
age and well qualified to take unto
themselves a wife.
"I think that there should be a law
in this city making It a misdemeanor
for any man to i-cfuse to marry a
young lady who proposes to him eo
long ar. It does not Interfere with tho
principles of1 his- religion. And I think
It is in accordance with God's ordi
nance that every man should be mar
ried. This being" leap-year, a young
lady would hae the excuse to make
the proposal."
Tornado Descends Upon Moundsville and
Other Alabama Towns, Killing Thirty8
Seven and Maiming Many.
In Ohio, Pennsylvania, Indiana and Other River States, Mad Flood
Waters Are Sweeping Away Millions of Dollars' Worth of
Property and Carrying to Death Many Human Beings
Thousands of Workmen Thrown Out of Employment by the
Closing of the Mills-ice Gorges Aid in Work of .Destruction.
well filled until Sunday morning and
perhaps later.
Early in the day, owing to the warn
ing sent out in regard to the clanger
from the Allegheny, all of tho coal
bargca and steamboats were sent into
the Monongahcla to gain the better
protection of the pools and consequent
ly stiller water.
A barge containing -10,000 bushels, of
coal has been sunk and the whole
fleet, with nearly 275,000 bushels on
board, Is in danger.
MILLS FLOODED.
In the Pennsylvania avenue mill dis
trict, many of the mills have their lly .
pits below flood level and were com- '
FIGHTING SPOT
IN
NEW YORK CITY
FormarSalt Laker Lectures
at Manhattan Club.
REABS MORMON BOOKS
Ltrgt Crowd Testifies to In
terests In Subjects.
Schroeder Holds That Fight Against
Smoot Is Based on. Legal Grounds,
and Not Bcligion.
TRIBUNE SPECIAL.
Xey York, Jan. 22. Theodore Schroe
der, formerly of Salt Lake nnd well
known for his anti-Mormon views,
spoke tonight at the meeting of the
Manhattan Liberal club in New York
upon the subject, "Should Reed Smoot
Be Expelled from the Senate?" The
meeting waa an open one and the Ger
man Masonic temple, where it was
held, was packed to the doors. Mr.
Schroeder has one of the best Mormon
libraries on the continent and foriified
all his statements by quotations from
Mormon publications.
The speaker began by saying that he
wanted to put himself right with those
who thought this Is a roliglous persecu
tion, and said he held with Christendom
that everyone had a right to worship
what he pleased fo long as it did not
tramp on some one t-lse's toes. Said he:
MUST OBEY THE LAW.
"However, he is not entitled with im
punity, either Individually or by organ
ized effort, to encourage the violation of
any such statutory inhibition which is
in force. To do this has ever been, one
of the III -concealed purposes of the
leaders among the Latter-day Saints.
That the leaders of the organization
now connive at the continuance of un
lawful cohabitation. In violation of 'its
solemn pledges, and State laws, no one
denies that I know of unless it Is Sen
ator Smoot
HE CHAKGES DISLOYALTY.
"This particular disregard of law is
but an incident In that farther-reaching
and deeper-seated disloyally, conse
quent upon the recognition of a higher
temporal allegiance, due to the heads of
their church, than- that which is yielded
the State. The evidence adduced in sup
port of this charge, will bo taken wholly
from statements of Mormon ecclesiasts
of the highest rank. Their admissions
are binding upon Senator-elect Smoot,
because those who made them arc ac
cepted by him as men whose voice is
the voice of God. whose will 1h the will
of God, and whose power Is the power
of God unto salvation. Thus he recog
nlzus them, not only as the literal
mouthpieces of God and. Inferentlally,
God-like, but by their express declara
tion, they arc to him veritable gods in
their own being, wJjosm every utterance,
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-f Washington, Jan. 22. The Ren- -f
-f- eral forecast Issued by tho Wca- -f
ther bureau today says: -f
"Nothing has occurred alnco
4- Thursday night to lessen the grav- -f
4- ky of the fiood situation In tho
4- upper Ohio. Tho weather condl-
4- lions continue favorable to a rapid
4- breaking up of the lee In the rivers 4-4-
and small streams of central and 4-4-
eastern Pennsylvania, southern 4-4-
New York, West A'irglnia and 4-4-
western Maryland. 4
pellcd to shut down, throwing 7000 men
and boys out of work. The Big and
Little Shenangocs, which meet at
oven in ordinary conversation, is a rev
elation from God. To these apotheo
sized men Mr. Smoot has sworn allegi
ance and obedience in all matters,
whether right or wrong, including the
determination of his scientific convic
tions and his duty to tho State, he fur
ther covenanting to forfeit his life for
divulging their secrets, or becoming an
apostate through disobedience.
THE CriUnCII TO TRIUMPH.
"Those to whom he yields this lilghpr
allegiance, as the mouthpieces of an un
changing God, repeatedly proclaimed the
purpose to make their church tri
umphant over the governments of the
world, aa the temporal kingdom of God.
The means was by an overthrow of all
earthly governments, beginning with
the Government of the United States."
DEFIES UNCLE SAM.
He went on to recount how the church 1
had trouble with the Government and
how it stood in relation to the Federal
court.s and ollicials. He told of success
ful efforts to thrwart justice in murder
trials and recited the fact that the Hag
was trampled in the dust at a religious
meeting and on a Fourth of July hung
at half mast.
MOSES THATCHER'S CASE.
"The organization of which Mi'. Bmoot
is a leading official holds it to be treason
to the temporal kingdom of God, for its
officers to admit a higher allegiance in
matters of state than that due to church
chlefy. For asserting such higher alle
giance to the State, Moses Thatcher
was excluded from the quorum of apos
tles, a distinction since attained by Mr.
Smoot.
STATE MUST BE FIRST.
"The United States may and should
affirm the converse of the proimsiiion, ,
namely. That no man is qualified for
public office, who In matters of slate,
owen a higher allegiance to any man,
or set of men, than that which he owes
lo the State, That test will exclude Mr.
Smoot ;and for that reason we demand
that he be excluded. This is not a mat
ter of religion, but of citizenship; not a
question of liberty, but of loyalty."
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Mine Accidont at Butte.
Bull Mont., Jan. 22. Michael Sullivan
was killed and Patrick Harrington was
probably fatally Injured by an explosion
in tho Never Sweat mine here last night.
The miners had prepared a blast earl3 lit
tho evening which failed to explode and
It is thought they afterward drilled Into
tho "missed hole," thereby causing tha
accident.
4 4- 4-4-4-44-4- 4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-4-
AN ICHTHYOSAURUS FOUND.
4- 4-
4- California Scientists Unearth Eo- 4-4-
marlcably Perfect Specimen. 4-4-
University of California, Jan. 22. 4-4-
News of the most Important geo- 4-4-
logical discoveries ever mado In -f
4- South America hn.s just been re- 4-4-
eclved at the University of Call- 4-4-
fornia from Aslonomcr AV. U, 4-4-
Wright, head of tho TJck Observa-4-
tory expedition now In Chile. 4-
Tho find Is .a remarkably perfect 4-4-
specimen of tho Ichthyosaurus, and --
the significance of the discovery lies 4-4-
In tho fact that South America has 4---
never been known provlounly to fur- 4-4-
nisb any specimens of these prc-his- 4--t-
torlc Silurians so valuable to 4-
scionce, 4-4-
This Interesting fossil was dlscov- --4-
errd near Coqulmbo. Chile, and tho 4-4-
?.pccimcn has been unearthed In al- 4-4-
most perfect condition. Other valu- 4-4-
able specimens ha.vo been found In 4-4-
tho name place. Prof. Merrlam, oc- 4-4-
cupying tho chair of paleontology 4-4-
and historical geology at th uni- 4---
verslty. says that so far as ho 4
Is aware no specimen ha.i been dls- 4--f-
covered which rivals this ono in 4-4-
coniplctenens or in scientific value. 4-
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Greenville,' arc higher than for many
3'ears. A gorge in these streams has
backed the water over the town, caus
ing much damage.
South Raco and Water streets arc
under water. Many families were ta
ken from their homes in boats, while
others have moved their household
goods to the second lloors. The Bes
semer railroad shops and Ihe Hodge
Manufacturing plant, both built above
the high-water mark, have been aban
doned. Tonight these plants are under
water two feet, and much machlnery
has been ruined. The entire Bessemer
yards are flooded and the main line
Is being used as a storage for locomo-
SITUATION AGAIN
L08KS WARLIKE
IN THE FAB EAST
Unyielding Attitude of Japan
Is Ominous.
6RIMLY AWAITING REPLY i
i
Will Not Concede Demand for
Neutral Zone,
Russia's Auswer Will Be Made Today
or Monday Situation in
Korea Critical. "
London, Jan 23. The delay in the
Russian reply to the latest note from
Japan js causing the customary crop
of sensational statements pointing to
the Imminence of war In the far East.
The Daily Graphic this morning yays
it understands that there is no likeli
hood of a compromise, owing to the un
yielding attitude of Japan on the Man
churian question and the fact that in
her last note to Russia Japan struck
out the whole article in the draft of
the treaty relating to the demands of
Russia fof a neutral zone.
A St. Petersburg dispatch says the
Czar has not yet called the council lo
consider the Japanese reply but, it is
stated at tho Foreign office, that the
summons may be issued any day. The
delay, coupled with dispatches from
Tokio saying that Japan is nrmod and
grimly awaiting, has caused a slight
renewal of public nervousness, which
was roilectcd by the weakness on the
bourse today. This ularm Is seeming
ly not shared in the higher Government
circles, where it is insisted that the
Czar's pacific declarations were not
Idle words. Tho worst that Is now an
ticipated is the breakdown of the ne
gotiations in event of Russia's response
being unacceptable to Jnpun.
SITUATIO NIN KOREA.
Japanese Railroad Men Attacked by
Koreans Trouble Expected.
London, Jan. 22. A spcciil dispatch
from Seoul, Korea, dated today, says
Japanese railway men havo boon attacked
by Koreans at several points along the
Seoul-Fusan railway, and that the Korean
authorities havo been notified Ihut Unless
they prevent a recurrence of these disor
ders nocessary measures to do so will be
taken by the Japanese troops.
A serious native disturbance haa oc
curred In tho Interior, near Pyf.ns Yang
The authorities arc apprehensive that it
will spread
The correspondent of tho Morning Post
at Cht'foo has sent in an alarming report
that 12,0M Japanese troops havo landed at
Naaampho, in southern Korea, and tho
Port Arthur correspondent of tho Paris
edition of tho New. York Herald also re
fers In a dispatch to the fact that the
nows of tho occupation of Musampho Is
being received culnly.
Thcso reporla are not confirmed from
any other source, and thoy are discredited
by" Baron llavnshl. the Jupanoso Minister
to Great Britain.
Special dlypatchcs from Seoul aay the
lives and coaches removed from flood
ed shops. At Osgood, two miles north
of here, there is sex feet of water on
the Bessemer tracks.
The water in Mercer is higher than it
was ever known before, and continues
to rise. Both the Nashanock and Shc
nango rivers at New Castle have Tlscn
more than thirty-six inches slnco
morning, and aro at. Hood-stage with
the water coming up rapidly. The tin
plate and steel mills are closed, and the
main thoroughfares are impassable.
BARGES SbNIC,
During the afternoon Capt. McKln
ley of tho transportation department of
the Monongahcla. Coal and Coke com
pany, received a telegram from Sls
tersvlllc, announcing that tho Hornet
No. 2 had sunk in about twenty-four
fect of water and would probably be
a total loss. The crew saw the Im
pending danger in time to escape. The
boat was valued at $10,000.
About 5 o'clock this afternoon news
of the sinking of the Volunteer, at
Brown's station, reached tho local
headquarters of tho coal combine. The
ofiiccra and crew were saved. The
Volunteer was valued at $15,000.
One river man said tonight that the
extent of the damage wrought by tho
ice" tonight could not bo cstlmatod iin
tll tomorrow, but it will amount to
high into the hundreds of thousands of
dollars. This, coupled with tho losses
yustained by railroads, business houses,
manufacturing, street car companies,
Government works and residents will
likely put the loss at about $1,000,000.
At midnight the Pittsburg &. West
ern, railroad Is out of business, and tho
Baltimore Sz Ohio Is sending Its trains
to Youngstown, O., over the Lake Erie.
At 2 o'clock this morning tho gauges
showed that the Allegheny stood at
Emperor of Korea has appolntc-d a new
Cabinet, with Yo Yon Gllc as Minister of
War and Finance. Yi Yon Qik has or
dered 10,000 rltlcs for the army.
Washington, Jan. 22. The situation In
Korea Is arousing fresh apprehension of ,
renewed trouble In the far East. It has
beon tho opinion of military exports horo
that In tho event of War between Rus
sia and Japan. Korea would be made tbo
battleground, at least In tho beginning.
Mr. Allen, the American Minister at
Seoul, cabled the Stato department today,
from Seou). as follows:
"Considerable disturbance throughout !
Kocra. Tho Japancso havo been attacked
In many placop.
"It Is learned that hi view of the poa- I
slblllty of Korea being unablo to afford
proper protection to Japanese subjects,
tho Tokio authorities have dispatched a
Japanese military officer of the highest .
rank, namely, a Major-General, to Seoul,
where he will be In a position to direct
any military operations that Japaneso i
troops may undertake, Tho Korean Gov
ernment has 20 men under arms, but
they have not been trained in a modern
school of war, and resemble constabulary
i n ther than soldiers. It Is anticipated
here that Japan In Koera will repeat the
performances of Russia in Manchuria,
and make the disturbances on the Jap
anese railway tho ground for a military
occupation of tho line in great force, cor
responding to the Russian occupation of
the Manchurian railway."
STARTLING- DISCOVERY.
Dynamite Found Under Bridges
Above Port Arthur.
London. Jan. 22. Dispatches from Cho
foo say that quantities of dynamite have
beon found under the bridges of the Man
churian line above Port Arthur. The
supposed Intention was to blow up the
bridges as soon as hostilities began. The
Tokio correspondent of the lally Mull
sends the following dispatch;
"The Jljl Shhnoo says that en tho day
following the ratification of the Chinese
American treaty, Russia notified Japan
that It was useless to nesotluto a neutral
one on tho Yalu, as the ratification of
both treaties showed that Manchuria was
ChliH-HC domain."
Cabllnc from Shanghai, the correspond
ent of the Dally Mall deelurcs the Chinese
Government has learned that Russia Is
sending a large force to Chines?. Turkatun
Tho St Petersburg1 correspondent of the
Daily Telegraph cables to his paper us
follows:
'"I learn that difficulty hat arisen
through reluctance fo grant 'the same
frccdo.ii of immigration into Manchuria
to the Japanese as to othor foreigners, for
fear that the Japanese would overrun tho
province, Whatever concessions, however.
Russia offers In regard to Manchuria will
probably bo offered in tho first Instanco lo
tho United States."
Parts, Jan. 22. Information reaching tho
Foreign office- during tho last twenty-four
hours shows a dcfinlto improvement In
tho Russo-Japaneso situation. Tim an
swer of Russia has not beon sent, but It
(Continued on page S.)
20. Q feet at Herr's island and rising nt I Jf
the rate of six-tenths of a foot an hour, IH
the Monongahcla at the wharf stood at jH
27.2, rising eight-tenths of a foot per
hour; the Ohio at Davis island dam at
3.1 and rising four-tenths of e. foot jH
per hour. fl
The first fenre of tho manufacturers jH
along the Pittsburg sido of tho AJle- JH
gheny river from the Sharpsburg bridge
down, were realized shortly after mid-
night when tho water swept over the jH
banks in many places and Inundated
the surrounding districts. Every mill
and factory between the Allegheny
Valley railroad tracks and the river in
more or less flooded and It is estimated
that in tho neighborhood of 25,000 men
will be forced to lay idle until Monday i
or Tuesday. H
At 3 o'clock this morning (Saturday
the steamers Tom Lisle and Delta, each
manned by a crew from twelve to flf
teen men, are reported missing. Tho
boats passed Davis Island dam at 9:3d lf
o'clock apparently In an attempt to res- H
cue a runaway bargo loaded with jH
railroad iron. No trace of either boat jH
has been secured up to this time. IH
OHIO.
Cleveland, O., Jan. 22. The flood" situ-
ation In Cleveland and vicinity la JH
brighter at midnight Friday because- of jJ
a fall in the temperature which will lea-
sen the probability of a. tlangerou
gorge about ten miles up the Cuyahoga.
river breaking and letting loose a. great jjf
mass of water held in check by It. The
Cuyahoga, river is flowing about fifteen 1 H
miles an hour and is slightly lower than ' H
during the day. IH
The three Great Lake -vessels that
broke loose from their moorings today jl
aro still wedged tightly together and H
(Continued on page 3.) 1 H
UTAH ORES FOUND TO BE RICH WITH RADIUM. ? H
H
New York, Jan. 22. Announcement
recently made at a meeting of the
Technology club that radium had been
extracted from American ores has
brought from Professor Alexander H.
Phillips of Princeton university, who
conducted the experiment, the state
ment that this latest discovery by sci
entists will soon be so plentifully pro
duced in the United Statea aa to be
within the reach of all branches of
science. The ore used In the experi
ments came from Utah.
"The specimen was between twenty
five and fifty pounds In weight," said
Professor Phillips. "It was not the
pitch blend used by the Curies In the
manufacture of the French radium. It
was carnotlte. an ore of canary color,
containing, as I found, after experi
menting -lth It, oxide of uranium nnd
ZION WILL PULL
FOR A BETTER
SAN PEDRO HARBOR M
Commercial Club Links Arms
With Lis Angelas.
STRING COMMITTEE CHISEN
Will Labcr With Unci $&m In
Washington, iJI
Col. Edwin. F. Holmes He-Elected
President of the Club, as a Testi- H
monial for Good Work Done. jH
-f- Col. Edwin F. Holmes chairman, -f jl
State Knglncer A. F. Doremus. -f jJ
-f United States Senator Thomas - jH
-f- Kcnrns. H
-f- United States Senator Rood 4- jH
4- Smoot.
-f- Kepresentatlvc Joseph 3fowelL H
-f- Tho above-named gentlemen nrs 4- H
4- tho committee named by tho Com- -- IH
merclal olub to co-operate with tno -f- jH
4- Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce - 1
4- in securing an appropriation of $250.- 4-4-
WO for tho deepening and imurove- 4
4- nient of San Pedro harbor, tho ter- -f 1
4- mlmiH of tho Salt Lako Route, 4- H
4--r4-4:rr-4-4-4-4-4-4- 4-.-f;
The appreciation of Col. Edwin F., 1
Holmes's services to tho Commercial H
club as its president was attested last jH
night when the board of directors re-
elected him to the position. Col. H
Holmes waa Ttot at the meeting, being JH
on his wav lo Washington with A. F, ,
Doremus. and Gov. Wells presided. H
(Continued on Pago 3.) jH
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vanadium, combined with other oxide H
that produce radium.
"In extracting the radium, T used H
the Curie method, which I took from H
their paper, and I claim no credit. H
"As a result of this first extraction H
of American radium, arrangements '
have been made by certain persons In H
Buffalo, who have soveral mines of H
carnotlte, 'to manufacture radio-active H
agents on a large scale; and, in my, 1 H
opinion, it will soon be so plentiful that .iH
j it will easily be within the reach of all j ;
I branches of science. The Increased ( H
production will naturally decrease if H
cost, and there need be no fear of ex- ! ' H
haustlng the American source of sup- , H
plv, for T nm Informed that it is prac- B
tlcally Utilities. : H
"There is not the slightest doubt but j'H
American radium can be made as , ;B
strong as the Curie product, and equal- , . H
y available for all scientific pUrposaO . H

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