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to -wJ WEATHER TODAY Fair, j jfoii. XXiVI. No. 288-10 Pag-es. Salt Lake City, Utas, Friday Mokning, Ja2tuary 29, 190'4, Five Cents. ! H ffAH IRlATFON nOYEnENT ADVANCING RAPIDLY I iSH EXPEDITION TO If TJML . i Army of Tibetians Is Being Assembled and An Ittsck On the British Camp at Tuna Is Feared jjj Irctic Weather Prevails and Position Is Perilous. I jjiumbl, British India. Jan. 2S. Col. .Younghusband, commanding the 4 i Jhr expedition to Tibet, has received a personal visit from the 4- n-Lamn. one of the five great Lamas of, Tibet, who delivered an latume warning him to return to Gtintong'and promising , that there 4 j idbc serious trouble if lie did not do so. 4 J argc reinforcements of. Infantry and cavalry have already reached 4 I Tifielian camp and more are coming from Lhasa, and Shigaslo, the 4 S iSi. 505ls expected that an attack will bcmadc on Hie .British camp at 4 rtwhen tin- Tibetlans are sufficiently reinforced. 4 nTihe meantime the British arc pushing the work of road malting 4 Ugh a gorge north of Lingmathang, which Is said to be more difficult 4 raverse and higher than the Kybcr pass. The military telegraph Is ' 4- (4ng pace with the roadmakers. , (fif litis work Is being done in the face of Arctic weather. The British 4 dition is still waiting a proper representative from the Dalai-Lama 4- tfTasa. 4 flylng column under command of Cul. McDonald is ready to push 4 ;ard at any moment should necessity aiise. -f 4-4 4 44 4 4 444 4 444 fkN TO IRRIGATE THE DESERTS OF UTAH JmRepressntatives at Washington Approve Scheme Sub Jfi by State Engineer Doremus, With Indorsement of Arid Land Commission, to Redeem Lands. ;'KjKI13rNI3 SPECIAL. RiSton. Jan An Important DqZ was held today 5n Senator tjconur.lltee-ioom at the canltol fStalo Engineer Doremus, F. S. Senators Keainn and Smoot, iitatlve IIowcll and Prof. Newell, feting was called for the purpose Bering the most availablo plan of nfor Vtnh under tin;' reclamation iMr. Doremus presented a schema ft of tl.e Arid Lnnd Itcclamutlon Imntlsdlou of T. ta.li. together with er of prollle maps md dsita cx ,thc same meetings were ln-ld, one In the '& which w:ts addressed by Mr. K and the oilier in the afternoon, n&Ir. RIl bards presented another fj Ui plan After general dlscus Uhti members of the L'tuh delc It'war. unanimously voted to ip pe. pl.vn procntod, and Messrs. and Rlehajdnon will have a before Prof Nuwell tomorrow, at which Urn entire subject will be thorough ly exploited. The discussion showed not onlv an in tMiao Interest on the part of- the delega tion, but also demonstrated tho fact that they wore thoroushly' farrilllar with the situation Tho approval of the plans out lined by Messrs. Doremus and Richards Ircludu the following: To provldo an am ple supplv of water for Cache, 13ox Elder. Weber. Davis, Salt Lnko and Utah coun ties by utilizing the Bear river and Us tributaries on the north and the Duchesne and its tributaries on the south; the two tp bo connected by sutllclcnt canals ex tending along tin! upper benches near the foot of the steeper slopes of the "Wasatch from tin; mouth of Spanish Fork canyon on the south to the mouth of Bear River enliven on the north. This scheme Includes the Utah and Bear lkes, which are to be converted into res ervoirs, and the Strawberry valley will also be used to store the waters of the Dui'heKiie river and its tributaries, the v.atev to be subsequently rclcused and discharged Into the Spanish Fork river. Vise above plan wtll furnish water for an addition?! area of about 3)0,000 acres. fcVIAN MONARCH IS ' PPna, Jan. 28. A dispatch from Belgrade says: ''Tho guard at the IK?? been increased, owing to a renewal of threats against Xinjr jK , report that the Prince of Montenegro hsd received a inandnto jlBsia to clear up tho preenrious situation in Scrvia in confirmed. JP.eter has heon informed of tho sltu?t'on. nnd it Is reported that ho Ptesged himnelf as -willing to abdicate, providing1 tho powers aro B to name his successor. THIRTY THOUSAND SHORT i ' Former Chief of the Servian "Cabinet Arrested for Misappropriating Funds of an Estate. Belgrade, Servla, Jan. 2S. Mi- -1- loch Petcronievltch, formerly -Y chief of the late King Alexan- der's Cabinet, is also Implicated in the misappropriation of $30,000 f belonyiny: to the estate of a nat- -f ural son of Prince Mihael Obre- -f novice. In connpetion with which -f- former Minister or the Interior -f Todorovlcs (who was wounded in -f -f the palace durine; the assasslna- tion June 11th of Kin?: Alexan- -f dor and Queen Draga) was ar- -f rested January 27th. Petcronievltch admits that he remitted the money to certain persons in England, claims he obeyed a direct order of King -f- Alexander, nnd refuses to fur- nisb further details. He has been -f- arrested pending an examination -f j -f of the statements inatlc. -r--r-r -- -r-r-r -r-r -r IN FIRE -SWEPT AALESUND. Relief Measures Adequate, and Inhabitants Take New Heart. Berlin, Jan. 2S Official Inforniallon has been given out that the needs of tho 33,000 Inhabitants of the town of "Aalesund, Nor way, which was destroyed, by lire on Jan uary 24th, Imvo been provided for ade quately. Seven thousand of the people of Aales und lmvc pone to neighboring towns arid villages and tho Hamburg-American line steamer Phoenicia, which was sent out to Aalesund with. relief at the Instigation of Emperor AVllllum. Is caring for 4000 more; she has twenty days' supplies for this number. The people of the destrojed lown have taken new heart, Emperor 'William's tele gram frnvimr' contributed greatly to their encouragement. All the ships at Aales und were lla-bedcckcd yesterday upon the occasion of the celebration of Eupcror "William's blithday. The relief work Is well organized and provision is belnc nindo for the return ol the refugees. Inasmuch an there Is but scanty food supplies In the surrounding country. It Js intended to send several hundred children to Berzcn Invaluable assistance hi the maintenance of order at Aalesund uas afforded by tho Gorman cruiser Prln Ueinrleh. which, among other things, lighted the town with its pcarchllghts The propcm losses aro es timated at J4.2uO.0CO. DEADLY TABLOIDS Whitafccr Wright Had Planned to Take His Own Life Several Days Prior to Close of Trial. i In Addition to Cyanide of Potassium Tablets, With Which He Killed Himself, a Loaded Revolver Was Found on His Person Ver dict of Suicide Returned by Coroner's Jury. London, Jan. 25. "Suicide?" was the verdict passed by the Coroner's jury to-' day in the closing chapter of the tragedy of Whltalcer Wright. His' death was caused by poisoning by cyanide of potassium. The jury found that AVrlght was sane, and that there was not the slight est doubt that his death was due to 'i mo3t deliberate suicide. From the evidence at the inquest it was shown that "Wright had determined to take his own life in the event of an adverse verdict 'and that he went to court with a cyanide tabloid In his pos sesion, while in his hip pocket was a new revolver fully loaded, and even cocked. I After the sentence Wright went to the lavatory, while the tipstaff in attend ance on him remained outside. There he swallowed the tabloid and, returning to the consulting room, washed down the poison with whisky and water, and died. One of .the last things Wright said was: "This Is British justice." The- small Coroner's court at' West minster was so crowded tliat Whltaker ' Wright, Jr.. son of the- dead man, had J to stand up throughout the proceedings. He and other witnesses in the main bore I out the facts already cabled. Neither the , son nor the deceased's closest friends, I so they testified today, ever heard Mr. (Continued on page S ) CLARK SPECIAL ON SANTA FE SMASHES ! Forty-Four Miles the I 'Average Rate. J Chicago, Jivn. 2S, The Santa Fc special, on which Charles W. Clark started in a record-breaking attempt' to reach the bedside of his dying wife In New York, reached Chicago at 1:50 p. m. today. Jdr, Clark had been notified i of his wife's death. The sceclal, which left Albuquerque, New Mexico, at 5. Mr. a. m. yesterday, made, the trip to Chicago, 1377 milts, in thirty-two hcurs and flvo minutes, which Is four hours and fifty-five minutes faster than tho lime of the Santa Fc'a fast "California limited" nnd twenty-five minutes faster than the time of the west-bound Lowe special or iast August Vr. Clark went from the station to th- Auditorium, and at 5:30 o'clock this afternoon he will t?.ke the lake Shore limited for New York. ACTfAL RUNNING TIME THIRTY HOURS. The actual running timo of the special was thirty hours, the train hav ing maintained an average sped of ir.0 miles an hour. Heavy .snows in Iowa and wertrrn Illinois Impeded progress maUrialiy. j'Ir. Clark Hears oi Loss. Kansas City, Jan. L'S. The Charley 'W. Clark special train on the Santa Fe railroad, consisting of ar. engine, day coach and Pullman, passed through 7Csnsr.fi City, at S:2f. a. m., six minutes late, without stopping. Jl. 1j, Luke, a relative; of rv'r. Clark, , went from Kansas City to Arer.tlnr?, ICan.. on the engine nnd entered' the sleeper there. He will go to Now- York with tho train. Mr. 'Luke will notify Mv. Clark of his wife's death within the next few hours. Mr. Clark w:-a nlttinK at- an open window vhen tho sycclal went thiough here. Fa.st Mountain Climbing-. Topeka, Kan., Jan. 2S. W. J. Black. iTemwl passenger i:id ticket agent of the Santa F-, says concerning1 the Clark facial train, which reached Chicago this afternoon: "It was tho fastest run fvor made on our road, ti-klng all tilings hL ron-sKmt'.on. The train started ron' Wl' slow. Ariz., at U.2f Tuesday. 1 ft A.bnquerque yesterday morning at 5 IS snd reached Chicago today at 1:50 p. in. The run of 1C63 miles waa RECORDS. -f The Santa Fc officials arc feeling -f 4- mighty proud because the Clark -f special over their lines, under the -f most adverse circumstances In the 4- 4- way of snow, hlfih winds and a -f provoking hot box. reduced tho reo- 4- 4- ord from Albuquerque. N. M.. to 4- 4- Chicago, a dlstanco of 1377 miles. 4- 4- The time for the trip was thirty- 4- 4- two hours sind flvo minutes, which 4- 4- Is five hours faster than their 4- 4- fastest train and half an hour 4- 4- bolter than tho tlmo of the Lowe 4- 4- special of last August. 4- 4- The fastest thousand miles over 4- 4- trav-jlcd by a train was done by 4- 4- tho Tiurllnrfon In 1S07. and tha rcc- 4- 4- ord ban not ben approached even. 4- 44 f ' madft therefore in thirty-seven hours and fifteen minutes. Tills is an average if forty-four and onc--half mllea an hour, Including all stops and delays, i "The most remarkable feature of the train's lllgnt was lt proat speed through the mountain.'?. It did better work there thau on the level country farther c-ast. The special crossed three mountain ranges, including the Conti nental divide, the various altitudes be ing 7257, 71. "2 and 7608 feot above sea level. No delays were encountered in the mountains, and the speed made wus something new In railroad experiences. Il' tho.sume approximate speed had been maintained east of the mountains, the train would Imvo reached Chicago four hours sooner. "Much of tho distance across Kansas was done at a mile a minute sptd. A noticeable thing about the race against death was th. quickness of our engine men in changing engines for the special at tho division points. "Santa Fo officials aro much gratified ovc-r the nhowing made by this train in breaking pst records, but we can do better." I LOWE SPECIAL'S RACE. The Lowe wpeclal, which took Honry E. Lowe, chief engineer of the United Status Steel corporation, from New York to Lob Anprelc?. in seventy hours and forty minuter was a wonderfully fast train, Tho- run from Chicago over the Santa Fe was the remarkable., part. R18TIN6 IN CIENFU60S. Over a Dozen Men More or Less Seriously Injured. in. an. Election How. 41 Clenfugos. Cuba, Jan. 25. A riot 4- 4- in which four men were scriouRly 4- 4- injured and a dozen others slightly 4- 4- hurt took place hero last night as a 4- 4- result of bad feeling1 engendered by 4- tho election campaign. 4- 4- The trouble began In the Central 4- 4- cafe, when FranclHco Cancllos and 4- 4- Victor Zegrcran, Republicans, who 4- 4- were entertaining some Colombian 4- 4- friends, were attacked by several 4- 4- Liberal Nationalists. The cafo was 4- jj 4- transformed Into a battlefield and a 4- 4- largo and excited crowd surged 4- 4- back, and forth In the street. Tho 4- 4- principal fight occurred In front of 4- 4- tho city hall. Many rovolvcr shot? 4- 4- were fired, but nobody was shot, 4- 4- the injuries all resulting1 from stick 4- - and fist encounters. Tho people of 4- '4- the city were alarmed and barred 4- 4- their doors and windows and closed 4" 4- all the stores. Tho situation Is 4- 4- calmer today, but political feeling1 4-4- runs high. . RUINED IN THE GRAIN PIT Defaulting Bank Cashier Rose Tells of His Down fall. Cleveland, Jan. 2S. George A. Ro. the alleged defaulting cashier of tho Produce Exchange bank, which closed its dooirf January 22nd, made a confession tonight to the County Prosecutor, telling of his method of using . the bank's money, of which he Is said to have lofit J1S7.0CU. Roso said that he wasalone In -his pec ulations, and that his use of the bank's money began. about six years ago. Ho said that about three years ago. when tho loss had reached only 520.0&0, an auditing' committer was appointed to go over the bank's books. Rose had hoped that his shortage would bo discovered then; but at thd end of a week or so' of investigation tho committee report jd everything1 satisfactory with the bank's affairs. Rose declared that he has lived within his salary of 5125 a month and has not got a cent of the monoy lost to the bank bv his speculation. When the shortage- had reached $20,O Rose said that ho know that he would have to replace that hum, and seeing no other way of doing so than by speculating ho continued to do so until tho umnunt reached S187.CO) ' His mental state bus been miserable ever since his speculations began, ho .-ald, and often he had been tempted to commit suicide, but did not do so because of his wife and family. All of the entire siitn of flS7.00o, Roso declares, was lost In Grain speculation In Chicago. j Other Great Races Run Against Death. i The train left at 10 15 o'clock August 5, 1U03, for Los Angeles on a fast schedule. At Albucpierque it was- two and a half hours ahead of the time set, and the run to Los Angeles was made In fifty two hours and fifty-one minutes, which 1 was four hours and fifty-six minutes I better than the previous record. The average speed was -12.7 miles an hour. Including stops, and at times seventy-five- miles an hour was attained. The Peacock special, which held the record prc-vlous to last August, was also run for a Steel man. Air. Peacock using it to get to a meeting of the di rectors in Los Angeles. The time was fifty-seven hours nnd fifty-six minutes. SOME OTHER. FLYING TRIPS. Colorado Man Hurries Home Bur lington Holds Best Record While Mr. Clark was flying to the At lantic coast A E. Humphreys, a million aire mlnlnsr man of Colorwdo, was mak ing a record-smashing 'run from the South to Denver, where his son lay 111 with pneumonia- He left Tarpon, Fla.. on a fast train, and In sixty-three hours hud covered 22.".l miles and was at the brdslde of his boy, who was out of dan ger. The regular train that run from Tar pon to Evunsvllle Is as fast as a special, but to get from Evnnrvlllo to St. Vul9 In time to catch tho fast lsnrllngton train It was necessary to send a very fast spe cial over the Louisville &. Nashville. 1023 JULES IN 1017. MINUTES. Tho record that fdlll stands and dories the best effortn of tho engineers and their mighty locomotives Is tho Burllng i ton run rroni Chicago to Denver, on Feb ruary 15, 1KJ7. when (&" mllct! were cov ered In exactly 1017 minutes, or seventeen hours and twenty-seven minutes of actual ninnlng time. Tho trip wnn made In tho dead of win ter, undor ndwrso climatic conditions, and with less than soi hour's notice. Henry J. Moyhaai. a wealthy mining In vestment broker of Denver, wanted" to reach tho bcasldo of his dying son. anti tho Burlington guaranteed to gst him to Denver In twenty-four hours. They hod flvo hours and soven minutes to spare. Tho average speed attained wom fifty eight and threo-iourth3 miles an hour, while frequently tho Indicator pointed to seventy, and on one occasion, for a short, distance, tho stiecd was nlnoty-tvro miles ar hour. It took nine locomotives, soveu engineers and six train crewa. to do tho trick, and tho time taken out for all tho stops was only eighty-six minutes. RUSSIA AT WORK ON THE I ANSWER. I Grand Duke Alexis Will Draft the Reply to the Last : ' Japanese Note, and After Its Approval By the Czar I I It Will Be Cabled to Tokio Probably by Saturday. ;! I ' St. Petersburg, Jan.- 2S.-rAmong those present' at the Council today "were For eign Minister 'LamsdoruV War Minister Kuropatkin, Vice-Admiral Avellane, head of" the Admiralty department; Ad miral Abazza. executive chieC of the committee of the Far East; Gen. Sak haroff, chief of the army staff, and M. j Hartwlg, chief of the palace division. 1 Grand Duke Alexis will draft the re ply, to Japan, which, It is believed, will receive the signatures, od the members of the council and be sent to the Czar tomorrow. It is hardly probably that the reply will be transmitted to Japan before January 30th. j The nature of the conclusions reached : by the council Is carefully guarded, but scml-ofllclai assurances wero given that i the subject was considered in a pacific spirit, and with a determination to do all possible to preserve peace and to .successfully terminate the negotiations. It is significant that Count Lamsdorff hay arranged to receive the Japanese; , i-r 4ti.H' ! 4-. SL Petersburg. Jan. Russia's reply to the last Japanese note probably will be dispatched nn Sal- -f !' urday, January Will. It. is 'bill- -f mated semi-official ly that the reply -t- JM will be couched In pacific terms. -f -r- A special meeting of the. Council j -r of Stat., under the presidency of ' -t the Grand Duke Alexis, considered j -f- the subject for an hour and a, naif -f- 4- today and reached conclusions - ! j 4- which will be drafted for sabml3- i slon to the Czar's final anprovnl. -f I IH , i Minister, M. Kurino, at .10 .o'clock to- ll night. London, Jan. . 20. Tho Daily Graphlo claims to be able to affirm' that Russia's , draft of her reply has hot yet been official- ly presented to Japan, but that It. haM j been communicated to M. Kurino, the Jap- ancse Minister at St. Petersburg, who has ' : (Continued on Page 3.) COTTON IS KING AND : I TAKES SKYWARD TRIP I Bull -Movement in New York Sends the Staple Soaring, and ji jH "an, Advance. of 80 Points Was Scored Sales ' '! 10 Estimated at 1,500,000 Bales. ( H New York,. Jan.-2S. The -cotton- market opened firm at an " advance of 7 to 2J points and , closed Hteady at a net ad vance of 51 to 30 points on the old and S to H' points on. the hew crop positions'. "With slight concessions, tho market was worked steadily upward until, shortly after midday, May reached 10.10. This uncovered stop orders and the market de veloped the wildest 'excitement - so far noted. In one Jump July went from 16.23 to 10.40. while May sold up to 1C.30. The active months at this level wero net IS to 83 points higher ror the duy. and had scored a net advance from tho low point of last week of about 2',e, or nearly H250 a trading contract. Such a gain as this naturally attracted heavy realizing, and. with demands less pressing, there was a quick reaction of about 20 to iO points, which, however, was followed by renewed steadiness, as tho bulls again came to the support -of tho Il market, IH Sales wero estimated at '1,500,000- bales. IH Tho local market for spot cotton was PH marked up SO points.' to 16.23 for mid- lH dllnp:, and it was reported ihat cotton was being purchased in the South on the basis IH of 1C.C0 in New York. Xow Orleans, Jan. 23. The bull' leaders IH swept the ring off Its feoi this morning- IH hi the cotton market, With frenzied cov- L IH ering by shorts, March was font above tho 12-cenu mark to lOX The market IH opened excited on favorable, cables from fl Liverpool., a fair amount of general buy- lug orders was se-en. but lato In the morn- IH lug the bull leaders offered to take all IH the May cotton the ring had at 16.33. Th purchases amounted to Ctt-O bales. Tho ring was practically bare of offerings nfler thly and prices quickly roso uptll I March was US points higher than yester- f IH day's close at 10.02 and May was -55 points , IH higher .t 1C .03- j VM GRAND DUKE ALEXIS SPINS THE WHEEL Russian Noble' Credited With Havingf Made Heavy Win nings at Monte C;-.rIo. ill TXI GRAND DUKE ALEXIS. , Paris, Jan. 2G. News has reached here that the Russian G.'and-DuJs -f AlexiB, while staying at Nico for several day3 recently, had the un- jH usual luck to break tlio bajik at Monto Carlo. It is Toportcd that ho -woti j about 50,000 at roulette, playing only half an hour. ' ll