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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
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.
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
JmRepressntatives at Washington Approve Scheme Sub
Jfi by State Engineer Doremus, With Indorsement of
Arid Land Commission, to Redeem Lands.
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.
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.
' 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
Relief Measures Adequate, and
Inhabitants Take New
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
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.
Whitafccr Wright Had
Planned to Take His
Own Life Several
Days Prior to Close
of Trial.
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
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
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
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 )
! 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.
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.
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
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
-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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.)
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
Russian Noble' Credited With Havingf Made Heavy Win
nings at Monte C;-.rIo.
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

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