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KTTi"yi(i' SALT LAKE CITY, I T ". TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 1!), 1005. weather today-show; TWELVE PWiES FIVE CENTS Ik ml SHANGHAI P ran Vice-Consul a now Foreigners Attacked and Injured. !TLV TRACEABLE TO L BOYCOTT, IT IS SA I Now Deserted Excv r the Armed Patrols Everywhere, Dec. 18. The riot Is sure twenty Chinese iloters wed. (I a few Europe. ins cro woundea p Ihe damage was slight, f tailors and volunteers co-opee Rppresslng the riots, in tlio roursv i one police station was parti i barroom wrecked and a blcycli led. No Europeans were killed etc are now deserted except foi atrols. which are eV eryw here, pnerican Official Huit. t Was pr ! 1 1 I .1 !; I.. . ..ttet . .n I of aii Incident Involving the url. The C.erman Consul was id the American Vlce-l lonsul and ther foreigners were attacked and Th- Chinese i Osed their hope i rioting began. The i- a volun e called "ut to restore outer and mt- of blue Jackets Were landed Vf irshlps to assist in restoring I HAL LAW AT SHANGHAI. Rodger? Indicates Situation Is Very Serious, fc. PON Dti . is. Trie state depart jfneu from Shanghai that a it-Mou Mixl.ti thrre. Two cubb-grams re- lepartmtat over night tnt. that m ar..N. through atrike rt,,i py a dUputa gr.,wbitt .,ut of aome tried before tin- consular court j mm have t). -n killed ami many IN.uy iur. ea luppoaedly rrom the SUron which If i hrre are guanine Police - u i i huvt been burned. Ilca.n . r.il--ri r.r.- now on their way kt i Like Bo., r Uprising. I department's Information "f thee a contained in several diipatrns thai. th" Inxt of whlo), war rvcelva.1 ik this ri.or.iinK from Conaul H.i t gaiherej that tbi . Ing cauaea tx ih. antl" Amrcan hoycott prui reeling hostility toward for Sh as pi .-ceded iho Boxer "prising c tnteera Called Out. te.ienienl wtu that .-iii t,iii u i nong the i 'Mi, -. that KM lo ilii central strlki ., i.uti.i .-r if hitl ri uaaaailted Volunteers . ailed out, pi nuinably from Un- peo grelgi ili m nt-,, whose effort at f order n ii conded by ngUah The ard.lp iti th.- harb.a w.-re a. il -i ireigner? All Aiming. I uipateh rci ti,ia forenoon frm rs w:is t.. i, ad t t nut all perta !i ' ."f Rhanghal hail ix-ea put uuUer v .i ..I i'ii i-.. ; :. Ipr,. r . ir ill t-li 'I.I Hi it !if i x . I. .1 II J Srulaer UaJtlmor1. w hich was yea Hilnl lant;. about a Amy't run from j reach tin laitvr place tonight. ICEABLE TO BOYCOTT le Trouble Will Extend to Chefoo. "Ou. Dec. is 10 p in The news itrubanccs at Shutighal is pro i visible cfr.'. on the Chinese esent H s-ems Improbable that e will extend to this city Tha Ign ofliclalw. however, ure con reintl to taking suitable action Il ; poaslblt demonstration, trmed persons; maintain that the i massacre and also the present M arc dlrectl traceable to the t with the Shantrhai riots th . Spr-clc- hank quickly placed a Lint of money In the local mar ,1 Oem'tH of the "'Iilnese. Iunds of Sharp Firing. K. 1pc 18 A dispatch to the standard from Shanghai esys "fie rioting carriages and motor H smashed. Mobs are looting in karts of the city. There are I "harp tiring In the neighbor i be town hall and on the Phang L which bisects the central dis ' foreign -cttlcrucut " iMINATE GRAZING FEE B (Senators Ihslike Recent Or I Bureau Eixing Scale lire.J fh' Ti Ii uno fWWtGTfiN. Dec 18. Summsrj ac- H r- n i tV" rn S fffffm P'" recent order of the for- JJnHB 'a'J .i.hi a 'i teea tor i ed to Attomey-Gcneral. sMRB Patterson (Colorado) had -i long H Jie riv.M.j. nt p..iiinng .-.in was Illegal. Tl,.' I'r. rI.J. nl EM '".('.' order 1 1 . . aii.. i u for si to it Peed enatoi Pal mKB tt ' ' the Alton i H .nchmen File Protest H W'inr.-n i I Ol ;K pro- by ranohmei Albatt e... against the that the i ind d IbJ. aricii Mil leavt foi Cheyi spend the holidays MEXICAN DOLLARS ipnaeuts of Bullion Going to the Far East. INCISCO. Dec lK-Tht conniiurd t f allver. btwii and tin ecqu I I cautliiK heavy .hl!iment5 nf j..x I melted mm bullion tln-ourh thin L a i . ' Vnnrouvi i , . 8 Its arc b I lie Welln y . Bq wTestran p-.lnis undrr heavy guard fe- mpan) 's mr?. it h aal i tli t..if lxten daye S13.000.000 in ti baa bt n brought it Mexl- to the fa 1 i ' Uil const V circh - pr' dl' liont ar I i that pa.- i 7' . ni B n.nited. uhiio tii demand Ii P - fBWncy 0oes t0 Chicno. SBwk Tl' -The sub-treasury ' jMfcfTrci 1500,000 currency to Chl- HHMC'jI hanks. The bankn nro also lmo ma'l: large remittances I i IT'S CIVIL Ml NOW, SAHHORKMEN Declare Government Wants to Fight, and Shall Have It. ST PETERSBURG. Den 18." p m The Workmen's council, under the very noses of the police! has succeeded in printing a hundred thousand copies of Its paper announcing that the Government has declared a civil war on tho prole tariat and saying that the challenge must be accepted. In Its appeal to the people tin- council df. l.i'- s this Is t!v- (Jovi ru men's last flgi,t; that the throne of the KiimaiinfTH Is ti.tUring and that another blow will cause It to fall. The council adds Declares Government Falling. "While the. Governfni nt at St. Peters burg Is falling Its own regiments are ris ing against j ai nt 1-Clga a republic h:is already be-on proclaimed. A f w regl-incnt- may aim be faithful, but the army as a whole I ()n our side. The Govern ment v ants to right. It shall have it. "The people arc for ns if w- are dc feated, it will not he our last i.atile We can liKht on. The Government Is risking everything Its army and its finances. Last Despaiilng Effort. "Wllto can not play Ids hypocritical game any longer. The Government has only made concessions to save Itself from ruin Now. seeing that Its fall Is Inevit able it Is maklm; a last despairing effort L rei dvi r He power i 'N .votild have prefeired delaying tin decisive confllet until better prepared, init reliction make- retreat Impossible. A (revolutionary conflict cannot be avoided," ! Appeals to the Army. The p.ip,-r also coat. ilns a direct appeal i the niiny, wblcb Is signed Pho Pan Russian i Dion ol ii"- Army nd the Aa This appeal Inveighs .i;.uii-t the Jrai i t 1 Qovernmenl which, It Niys. employs tiie army, not against a Btirelgn foe, but to shoo' down their own ,,1H it urk'- t the soldiers and -.iiii-rs j., A i einember t hi Ir parents, their wives L,,tl their cBUdrenJto take a sharo In the ;l,,iMi'.ipallon of the Nation, 10 organize emV"-''')' to take oath not i., Shool down .scol people and to Join In ihe general m,-c. when II nail have hc-en pro- . Ined. ' 'il Considerable Cciitidence Yet. Yspitr of iho iur of the revolution inj In-wever. coDHldi-raide contiderice Is lets 1 J ' 1 Govirnment circles that the tirwn elements In the present temper of , ,1. i -.n,i n -iii nol dan to all a gen ii.. '-lrike and that If trn- do. the 'I ea . i e that ii w in t- a fall pt IBoui se Operators Sanguine, futoiv nr. the bourse are Inclined to 'M-esT1 rather favorably rhe utmng Ii 'iT'"' taken by the Government, hut 1 s -IiIdk er.t- , - .-.in. ii , mi Berlin In ,, -. Ai"'1 1 i""1- 1 ' -i on -hall point ' ' ' ,. i fg rumored Ti ' -i In gold I'M . hipped ,l 'u' help hi rjUpiKirting R iKsiau s , i m thr foreign murk6ts. curm, . W.- v -iutkof Riga Is still urgently Go' am ' ,r""i!l- I1'' teptirta that be lli nil w ' " ' inat armed Insurgents jr M tl futeagi n the doldlors, the ill so, B m b i H ' lerMlera' Position Despciate. SolciB,ri-, thai half the r.-ln- am nrcem. -nt cwnbi-r M. t Siookmansof, ,,.k. i t jWreiid.-r.-.l t. the Insurgents. fl -h i. . - .,.d that . i trooi h I '. out for V,';, . W ha rci irned to MoneoW m- WENT Df FENDS ACTION. GOVERNMl .pjituy Success SocialUta Declares T 2iAounter-Revolutior. Means tmn:' ' ' ' ot di ri d H atemi ol Lhe 1 overn . .. o tht Asso- I 1 Th W r.ul t r, ived i aupporl r a tlom under Uie i . i -ni. .:.. , , ,,. . , oninuad tholi t l.i'e the pi I ..1. lion and 1 . Ibsolute W. Meant Am cached mie i lit of ,of I m V 1 V : ruin V'Jperate Remedy SVltbOUl th-: rcnoratlon Lftct all, talf-proserslt would impoaslbi Of nature, and b-fldcs. th Iounrni- Tho cue of a ernblanc of ordrii d manded a dfjei-. to hold the sl action! fori r"romcdv':r'lU' ne ar,,1V-RevoluUon. Predicts Counttt"' l,,,'rt ,lw tJcai. th-i tympathy of Th Government bHIcpulatlon and that if alms of the, 8octaJ(st tifc. d in overthrowing uiil- a fraction of tha i-ira: their doc trlnei In SHt out of exial j H n in , amimina. On Horns of ' 1 now hontxt Its N rt'.i '. -! tH. ..riiiifo vi txclt.rr.nt of a dlh.inmo. as no mattl nted. while. motives, ni tho present ktl "rder can be ra Ihey arc bound to m-oe cry m f,,; vct oi the oUier hand. If . nout;llailopisj this ex Btorad t-j hi.ld tha elections. t and to capture up that tha Government h.-isl pod tan t control lhe olcc-tlonVrse U-f t opun to th Doiinia. V- have tok-ii the only cotl Js; i;ini;n HOW UTAH 8EXAT0I ng No Ex Land CommitteeB Requii lAbility. tensive Expendituie of- Boaofal t Tha Trlhun. Senate WASHINGTON. 1- 1 -ithe held Its breath today as thjr!4 Reed out the list of committees to tnr. .s0. apotheosis of ths rtah Sena v.ej.hts Smoot ".i- mode chairman "j-,, wa9 led committee on "standard8,;nimUf.0 and measures." nivl Mr rtuthe. iM1jun made chairman of the Belect to "invest Igatc- trespasses ol lands." Too Lat to Classify, 'fer be . (teh-ct comniltte. " cannot bt ' dr-'crlhcil Ih. in hy 1 1 lu:d ra t Ing tin hr!)(i Were an advertisement In a dallj run. paper M ould h prluted t ndet tlw.ira of "Ti 0 l-itc to .i.i-of. I.Ike dreary's bird, a "select" committee bj Itsell Chase Goes to Now York us. CINCINNATI. Dec. is. Player i;il$j forliierlv of the Los Angel.- u, fn Is declared t" lmv- h. -u r-sularly draff, and to be now a memlier of tho N York American league tenm, In a dec! sion 'oday by tho National Baseball con mission. I COMMITTEE IS CLflSINfiJTS WOW Legislative Insnranee Investi gation Nears the Point of Report. ONE COMPANY'S EASY W AY OF MEETING LOSSES Deficit of $100,000 Offset (f Marking Lp Real Estate Values. NEW YOP.K. Dec. IS -With the rssrnp tlon of Its sessions today the AnMtrong IrisnniTic In vi-st lent Ing cmmlttcf pr.n--tlcally atcrted on the cleaning up of Its work, preparatory to formulating Its re port to the Ixglslature. Today tas do vot d to the smaller companies, (hose un der examination being the Provident Sav ings, the Empire Life and the life Asso ciation ol Ameri a Marks Up Real Ertat With the counsel of tho Prorident so cletj were taktn up several ntal estate transactions There appearsd, according to Mr Hughes, to be a marWnj Dp ol the hi ok vulues of the society"! real estate hol lings ..imndt annually, asifubscqu. nt Ij Mllca M Davison, the cotBilf tee's ex pert acinar? . was sworn as S witness and presented compilations .-hosing that the society by Its management lost about $luO.0ii last year which was offset by tin markings up of Its r.-nl estate holdings. Barred From Many States. SUicey Wilson, secretuijr ol the Kmpire Life, formerly lh Hon Bi-ndlt society, an assessment company, t-dd how his companv was run. Th.-company owns no i . a estate and has nbOOl fl- " " ( asset 1. with an outstanding liability of nt. .ut Wo.wJ. This company dots business prin cipally In New lorkand Pennsylvania, having hcon d. barn-d from operations In H ost of the oth-r Stiles. He sjld th. to tal receipts were '." Wltne.s.- suld that hope of an llvtreaa'-d business has been blasted tv the Jctlon of many States In deli H nng tli .. iSipant Gives the Tart Retort. The Life Association of America, or Knlz.d in w igalso t;,k-n up and Its president . Heiirv T. Townslej, testllWd. A list of cdlatettl loans was offered In evidence and whiS Mr. Hughes started to r. ad It Mr. TowiWey a-sk'-d If it was re ..I r.T the benefit of the newspapers. Ml Hughe- tartly rgllied Ih it It Was re:d to .-now that tl.e SOmpunv kit money on Hull tll'-MS s, , lllSleS Mr. TownsleA .amir.a lion will he re sumed i i n M 'Ti jr. PIG-HEADED SELFISHNESS Gov. WrigmThus Characterizes Phil ippines Opponents. ASHINffT '-v- De, i don t ol, e -t to in titl'K'-ri t selrlshr,. but I do object to'pjrheaded selrtshness, and that is what oa0"11'"" " r' diiction in the Philippine tariff seem- to m.- ' In thesi words Gof. LKe K Wright of the Phll lpplni s aunimarlz'-d th- argument's upaliiht nrlff reduction b the sugar and tot-. Co Interests before the Ways and M a. - ommltler of the lions.- today. Secretuiy Taft applauded the argument Gov Wright said he n,.i,., ;, ,lM,vl Hon to throw off th, Filipinos and g.-t rid of them In the easiest waj possible, to tte.it 'hem ss though thoy were foreign ert( Makes a Comparison. A' C. WWIborn. Philippine Secretary of Agrlculliuf- declared that thi b gar growers hav no more reason to fear Philippine uKJr laborers than Iowu irrners ha to fear the negro in the MUalsslppf cornfields, who works for t cents a day. Mr. Payn.. chairman of the committee, announced that the hearing of the Phil ippine tarliT was ended. JOE WHEELER TALKS Latest War Emphasized Good Feeling North and South. KEW VORK. Dec. 18. --Gen. JoBph Wheeler was the guest of the Pleiades club last evening and in a brief speech calrt among oth-r things. It has been said that the recent war cemented the North t,d South. This it seems to me. is. not so. t onii ser-ed to emphasize the feeling which had existed between the North and the South for thirtl Tn "There if one respect In which the n cent wiT retuarkahle. if ou will examine th record of the battles under the grt Generals, yon will find that in the greatest of them oni K per cent of the army was killed. In our campaign in Cuba fully ) per cent of the men en gaged di ri 'ihe Pleiades sang ' Dixie. ' rcter pieces about the bravery of Gen. Wheel :, and yalled theniseUes hoarse. LITHOGRAPHERS JOIN Unite With Frinteis in Eight-Hour Demand. NEW TOIti-C. Dec. IS. -The lnlerna tlonI Lithographi rs Benevolent associa tion has begun an agitation for an linht hour day it domaud will go into effoct when the present ugieement mill the em ploying lithographers explis on April 11. A convention of the association win b held In Buffalo January 29, when t'u Ljuestion of demand a fortv-clght-hour working w.-k will he acted on. The eight-hour agitation win be lolncd In by the pressmen, helpers and plau prep i i The. Mellon of th.: convention will depend on the success of the International Typo gi iphlcal union in enforcing the eight hour demand after January 1 CANADA TAKES HONORS Makes Best Record for Judging Stock at Chicago. CHICAGO. l- If. Canada nn s-ttxta na honr in ih attdartuV ju.icinir contest i Hba IntTiiailonal Live stock exposition toilav . Th Ontario Agricultural collage ., Guclph cm in .uie i'o boat record foi .u..i(ti1(r honw ratlh, rhf.p and wln Ohk. m ec.m. ,.,i ttm grand totui. tut id all ooinpetltort in JudirlnKT cattle and h"rse, and Tr-itos Wu- in th juosintf rf awini C F. Covr.1ale of tho low Agrlculturnl cfiieK carried off tha Individual honori for judglnc catik, hrp nnd p.-, while J. A Main f Ohio n ftrsi. In judging horses. Btnger Hermann Better. HOSKBT'nr.. ri,-. poo, pj. Congressman run ger HeruiODn. h ha ln-cn uulte 111 iiih rryntpAlaa, I much h.tter and gaining rapid) Th'r Is no dangT nha,tbrr of a-.-rlvua conso quencaa. : r Who Live in Glass Houses Should Wot Throw Stones m ANGELES GIRL IS LOST IH MOUNTAINS Disappeared in Blizzard Near Denver, and May Have Perished. SpSolal tu Ti e Tribune DN'ER, ('..lo. I. 18. Miss ivlan George, daugliter of P. George., a Los Angel-. s capitalist, bus be.n lost In th. mountains fifty miles west of Denver, sine Saturday last. With her when she disappeared Ih i blizzard, which suddenly broke ovsr them, was Ralph Loughbrougbi an artist from Kalamazoo. Mr Georgt li.is several parties hunting for them nd hat offered n large reward for the rescue of his daughter. The three, with George it. Illngion of Salt Lake, have been hunting n.-.ir the summit of the Rookies Saturday the prty struck an elk's trail and started to follow ii Tftey became separated, a bllszard came up anil only Mr. George and Mr Belllngtajn reached camp. RI LL CREATES PANIC Runs Wild Among Shoppers in Cheyenne Streets. Special to The Tribune. CHEYENNE, Wyo., Dec. U. For an hour today the city was in a state of panic over th antics of a large young Texas bull which strayed from a herd nearby and wandered Into town. Boys In the snhurbs atoned the animal and chased t with dogs, so that when the bull reached th business, section It had be come frantic with rig Ladies were out In force making holi day purchases and wherever a red hat or "ribbon sliow. d the bull would charge, driving the screaming women lo shelter. Policemen and armed citizens swarmed aft.-r the nngry hull, but none dared shoot for fear of wounding people. Cowboys to the Rescue. The bull dashed around corners. Into alleys and out again und before It mad career ended knocked down several men. women iiii'i children, hut was prevented from goring them bv Its pursuer. Finally a half do.'n cowboys rode In and two of thm soon had lariats on the bull, which was dragged away FORMAL ORDER MADE "Till Restme Work on Strawberry Project in Spdng. FpTinl to Th Trlhun. WASHINGTON. LVc- 1 The Secretary of Lha mtartbi iaaued th formal ordr today to i!,u!inj work -n the Strawberry alley project, a eoon aa tho weathor will permit. Similar nrdsTi have basn made nt tho dtrr.tion of the President respectbn projects In New Moxlco and Ir t)reg'.n Uut il m a.lrolltcJ tint work coul1 not be commonred ou the Straw-U-iry valley proJct before tho late opriug. when anew has malted. Not Much Gaineci. As pointed out In dispatches to The Tribune, the suupenin of work orlglnallv . rily until aprlng not Inter than June and so ihe;o hn really been llttl" or no gain In the matter of time by the modification of o:drr. Secured the Shadow. Tie nib inl,i' hii-e h.-,-n nrrlr.g a mort ification of 6ccrotary Hitchcock's or.iT . n the grxin-1 that political copitul won being inado .ig.-.iiil thfin li.iilly bccnu' of tho de lay. They lias c l-fti peralafnt la ih.-lr en Ireatios for a mod I heat Ion f the order an-1 now the) Bm to t.aM gained tha nhadow onh-. losing the tuhntonce. NEW JURY AT WORK Frauds to Be Investigated at San Francisco. SAN FRANCISCO. Dcd lS.-The new l'e.1- ral grand Jury met and organized to According to United States District Attorney Devlin particular attehtlon will i,c paid to the naturalisation fruud .;ae9. Action will also he taken upon the re-c-m net declaring th i;iliig of rebates by corporations a penal offense. Mtorn. . Devlin siys he dors not kpow what policy will be pursued but states I that prosecutions will be vigorous. Alleged Swindlei Held. CHICAGO. Dec 1$ Samuel N. Hoffhelmer. accused of swindling lh banking firm of 8. w. Btrausa & Co out of JVi.'ioo, u held to tho gTand Jury today In b-jndi of JiT.COO. I fai'- aaWfaaa 5 ' ' 0IE CASE WHERE THE "BHBST" DIBN'T WALK Offensive Poster Gets Burlesque Troupe Into Trouble a( Butte. Spai IS1 to The Tribune. BUTTE, Mont , Dec, tf. '-The Ghost ol Mickey I-ianiiagan.' a pm-ier picturing a baboon being led about by u burly negro, came near precipitating a riot at I the Grand ih.aiir In this City tonight I At curtain time .'WXi Irish-American mineral had gathered about the playhouse and threatened the members of the Dreamland Burlesquera with tar and feathrs if they attempted to begin their j performance. The crowd bloi ked Broad way, between Main and Academy streets, for more than un hour, and did not dis perse until assured that the show would not go on. Committee Was Named. Trouble was precipitated several days ugo. when the objectionable pictures were ' posted, at the Instance of tho advance man of the Burlesque" company, A 1 om inltteu composed of ton business and pro fessional men of the city was appointed to have the posters torn down and pre vent the company- from bcglulug its WSelt'l engugenu-nt here Delegation cn Hand. When the troupe arrived in this 1 ity tonight a delegation of Irl.-di-Amcrlcans was on hand to meet them. B-it the show people had be.-n apprised of the welcome und were scattered through the train in stead of occupying their special cur. Completely terrorized, the actors made th-!r a up town by twos and threes, hiding their identity os far as possible. The manager. Frank Calder, declared the curtain would go up as usual, but one look at the mob In front Of the theater forced him to change his mind Warrants Are Issued Warrants have be.-n issued for the male members of the company, and If an at tempt Is made to give a performance to morrow arcots will follow. The police and County Attorney agreed that this Is the only way to prevent a riot. The chorus girls were trlghtened almost into hysterics by tho demonstration and re fused to venture upon the streets, Man ager (.'aider will meet with th- Mayor. Chief of Police. County Attorney and members of the committee tomorrow and endeavor to patch up the difficulties. Un claims that tho poster In question was a stock picture and did not belong to his company. GOVERNMENT WINS SLITS Supreme Court Affirms Decisions Against Alaska Packers. WASHINGTON. Dec. IS. The decision by the Court of Claims In the cases of the American Packing company and the Russian Packing company, both Califor nia corporations, versos the United States, was today affirmed by the Supreme court of tho l"nit d States. These cases Involved claims against ihe Government, baaed on the fact that ihe two companies hud located -salmon pack lug plants on Afognac island. Alaska, previous to the settinK aside of that island in 1KC for the purpose of tlJh cul ture by the Government The hubslan company demanded H44.869 and the American company 1119.04a They based their contention pn the faol that the law of ism creating the 1 govern ment for Alaska provided for 1 protSi -tion of the rights of porsoni u cupylng land at the time, but the court held "that these companies did not come within ihe scope of that protection, and decided tho case aguinst them. The opinion was banded down hy Juf. tlce Brown. NEW SUGAR PLAN ! IN NORTH Factory to Be Built Next Year at Ellcnsbuvg, Wash. FORT LAND, Dec. IS E. J. Dockery. an attorney of Boise, Is authority for the Statement that next soring a s:igar plant will bo hullt at Ellensburg, Wash . to handle the product of CmM acres of suirnr beat land, the equivalent of 10,000, ona in uiids of iigar annually. Tim plant will cost In excels of S600.000, one-third of which will be rnlseij in Sllrusburg, the balance being taken by E-n -rn capitul- ELECTION OF DIRECTORS BY SALT LAKE ROUTE Senator (lark Again Elected President: No Change Made in the Directorate. I.OS ANGELES, Dec W.-At their an nual meeting today, the stockholders of the San Pedro, LoS Angeles & Salt Lake railroad elected officers ns follows: Presi dent. W. A Clark, first vice-president. W. II Bancroft; second vlcc-pr fs.dcnt, J. Ross Clark, secretary w H. Corn et. -k. trn. Mirer, . II. l.cr t' The members of the executive commit tee and of the beard of directors are the, same as that rear executive board W. A. Clark, K. ft. Harrlman, R C. Kerens and W. D. Cornish. Other Directors. The members of the board of directors, in addition to the foregoing, are Thomas Reams, j r.wcs Clark, w H. Comstock, 1 K. Millet. J S SI. ins. in. VY. r, Kerrschkoff, H . Bettea and W. II Ban croft. Paymnster Rule Resigns. Ferd K Rub- his seccrid his ofllclal re lations with the San Pedro. Los Angep-H it Salt li kc railroad. His successur a trr-asun r of the company will he . H. Leete, promoted to th" position of pay- mast.-r .,r.d . i .-hl- i f s snid the resig nation of Mr. Rule was placed in the hands ol J ROSS Clark, second vlce-presl dent, several weeks ago. and it Is an nounced officially that the change was at Mr. Rule's urgent request, KEEN ON BANDITS' TRAIL Big Rewards Offered Greatly Stimu late the Search. NORTH YAKIMA, Waah.. Dec 1. The rTer of WOVO reward by the Northern Pa - do RallrOI I I ompany and Of JKKiO by the Stat.- Qovernracnt for the capture of the n cn who held up and dynamited the eat pn a ::r and sun s of the North Coast limited, eleven miles west of this city, Ol Saturday night, has stimulated the search for the bandits. Officers are now scouring the country and all possible clues are being run down. Northern Pacific de tectives are In the h.jd assisting; the lo cal officers in the BeaCh and posses are In the hills leading toward the Columbia river searching for the rubber?. Left on Same Train. It H reported that the bandits lett for the wei-t on th.- same train they held up. riding to the chosen spot and committing the robbery. A boy is being held who says h K'd on the same car with th two men w ai Tied .gun. The boy took the men for hunters. Another report says the robbers eacjped fiom the scene of ths crime on the train which wum lobbed. D0NT KNOW OF RELEASE Apparent Misunde'-Btanding Aoout Puttr'jj Bond. p ktla n jj. n He, is, Notwith standing th-- positive statement of the lo cal representative of the uecurlt) which Euaraiiteed S. A. D Puter a appearance when wanted by the Goevrnmcnt to testi fy against Congressman Blnger Hermann for alleged COmplil llv In the land frauds In this tftate, neither United States Mar shal Reed, Deputy District Attorney Banks noi other Government authorities lu-ee know anything about the claim of the surety company that I'nlted St.it.-s 1 strict Attorney fteney released It of responsibility for Putet-'s anpearance. So far us the local L'nlted States ofTi-ials know both S. A. D. Puter and Hoi j,- 'i McKinley ar- under bond by the security ompany In question: Marshal U.-.d slated today that the se curity company hud never tendered Puter and knows o? no other bond by any Other company being 0:1 record In the Case Government officials hen- claim that both Puter and McKinley can bo taken Into custody at a moment's notice, as their whereabouts are known secretly to tho department. NOMINATIONS CONFIRMED Utah Officials Among Those Passed Upon by Senate. WASHINGTON. Dec. IS. The Senate In executive session today confirmed the fol lowing nominations: William Harrison Bradley, Illinois. Con-BUl-Geheral at Manchester. William Mills. 1 bp f Justice of the Supreme Court of New Mexico: Thomas Hull. Surveyor-Gen-.iul of l iah; Harry J. Bone. District At torney. Dlstiici of Kansas. Receivers of land offices George, W. Blbes. at Portland. Or ; ion B. Colton, at Vernal, Utah. Registers of land offices Benjamin L. Eddy. Ilosenburg. Or.; Frank C Preiicott, Los Angeles; George W. Fisher. Topeka. Kan ; Algernon S. Dresser. Portland. Or.; 1 .1 lies Dcmerscy . Vernal. Utah: Thomas V. Davis. Evans ton, Wyo.; Galen J. Dixon. Independence Cal. Postmasters Oregon Chester G. Cond, The Dalles. A W. Severance, Tillamook. FOUR LIVES ARE LOST Stago Manager's Family Victims of Theater Fire. LORAIN. O.. Dec. 18. Four lives were lost in a fire which destroyed ihe Verbcck theater early this morning Dead. JAM EG UWYER .. MRS WILLIAM MARSH. :! and l.er two children. Grace, aged 2, and Clifford, aged " months. The Marsh family had apartments In tho front of the building on the third iloor. William Marsh was stage manager for the theater. Dwyar. another em ployee ol the theater, slept In the base ment, where the lire originated, and wus cut off. MAY BE SALOON HOLD-IPS Train Bandits Believed to Be Ones Who Shot Flemming. r'iiItn.A.s f' r. Ie 1 The Kenlng Tel. egrani um thai the l'" nic-n who held up the North CoSSI limited ne-11 Rlllilde on Sl ,ir,in nlc'it may t Irtratlcal with the men v ho hl,l up th-- tVnfnnlal ea.lo.in In ihla city on Kri-tav night, c-itirg away with ovse MOO ruid sh.-iHnc Thontaa ri'.nunlnc. who restated Stem, and who died the following day of his ' Tha saloon hold-tipa wars traced to Oobio. where It Woa raportad th;it an attempt to rap ture thou, Ol With rlstnce, ihe nn?-i f capinr mr, in ih river. It 1 urmled, ec coi'ding to th T.d- eran. ihnt th men con tinued northward and ruminilled the robbery of ihe train Th-1 descriptions of the men who ,. , v.i the robbery In lhl city and who robbed in' Northern Pacific tram are, a far na can be learneJ. IdenUcal. Suspected of Mui doling Woman. V i.i.. E Ida 1" U. "gllni" i"iin,pbell, an alleged Itinerant guinblet . wua arreatcd hero today on uspl. Ion of having murdered a, tto n,n pi Cripple Cretk. Colo, about two joara I LARGE CONCERNS U T6 THE WALL Walsh's Two Big Banks and Trust Company Suspetra ' Operations. HEAVY LOANS TO PRIVATE ENTERPRISES THE CAUSE (Tearing-House Banks Come to the Rescue and Avert 1 a Panic. CHICAGO. Dec 18. -Three of the largest financial institutions in the West, , the Chl ago National bank, the. Homu Savings bank and the Equitable Trust i ompany. all of them controlled by John I R. Walsh of this city and In Kreat meas ure owned by him. suspended operations today. Their affairs will be liquidated a rapidly as possible and they will go out of business. Go Out of Business. Mr Walsh, who was the president of the Chicago National bank and of the Equitable Trust company, and all tho ntiier ofncTS and all the directors of tho i Chlcngo National bank have resigned. National Bank Examiner C. H. Bosworth has succeed.-.! Mr. Walsh at th. head of -H the ''hlcago National bank and the places I of the director have been filled by men sppuint.-d by '.be f'hl. ago clearing-house. Allied Banks Behind It. Back of the new management ttaud tha Hilled banks of Chlcugo who havt pledged their resources that every de pbsltor ihall be paid to t tie last cent and II that no customer of any one of tho threo institution.' shall lose any thing by reason of the sjspenslon Hud not this action been taken by the banks of the city, a cMsasttous panic rriUat har followed in the financial world. Effect Xfl Slight. As il wa", the only effect in this city Was Lh Ina on the local stock ex- t1 hange of ' In the price of National BiSCUit limmon .tock. Which lias fill- ployed the Equitable i'rnit as transfer a-B age-ill and had besides dealings with the y- Chicago National bunk, but It Is not af- ' tei ted i". the failure In the slightest ii- , r-.- Tn. . 1. ! . . "f il- two bunks had H tiie (Ti i uls, i of shutting off all demand I on the local exchange for bank sticks, iH j none of them being purchased. iiH Large Loans the Cause. The immediate cause of the collapse of iH the, institutions controlled by Mr Walsh pH )y said to be the large amounts f money mm which thej nave loaned to various pridi enterprises f his notably, th- Southern Indiana railway and Mil Bedford 'uarriea LOinpSiny of Indiana Mr. Walsh claims thut If he could have hud a little more time and been left un trammeled In hi operations lie could have saved his banks ai d mads enormous profits for himself and bis BMOelatas Value Bonds High He bases, Oils statement on his estiinaie of th value of the bonds of the Southern lidlana Railroad company The t'orup troller, tin. State-i Auditor and the mem here of the Chicago Clearing-house com n.ltte place the valje of the bonds At uri" half the valuutlou of Mr. Walsh, and it was their lefusnl to accept his valuation that caused the suspension of the bonks. Rerource8 and Liabilities. The llubllltles of the three- Institutions sre estimated In the aggregate at $26. 000,000, Against this amount ihe banks and the trust company have resource PH that are on a conservative stimate worth $ic.i.j,im) i'he bond- ,,f th.: Etouthern WW Indiana Railroad companv are estimated hv Mr. Walsh aa being worth $lH.000,O. mWMM They nr.- considered by the i.'omptrolier, Statt; Auditor and the clearing-house com mlttes to Xtv worth a little more than hall that sum. Value to Be Determined. S Their value is a matter to be determined In the future, and the presidents of th" 'wM local banks admit that If the estimate of Mi. Walsh Is found to be correct the two b.-.nks and the trust company will mm r.ot only pay all of ti debts but leave 'mm a surplus beside. Tho directors of the two banks and Mr. Walsh, who has turnd over all of bis private propert- . as well as that standing In the name of Mrs. Walsh, have pledged real estate and fecuritk-s valued at $5.d00.00i. and. esti mating the rallro.-d bonds 'VnTon more, making a total of $2&.oc0.'.i assets against 000,000 liabilities. WM Dift'eied Ftoiu Coniptioller. For some time there has been a differ ence of opinion between the offlors of the Chicago National hank and Cnmp troller Rldgely regarding the method of conducting the affah if the bank The. ffH Comptroller took s Dtion to the largo iaflLl loans made by the u-k to the prlvat enterprises of Mr. Walsh, and declared that a portion of them must bo called lh. Assurances were given to blm. he de clarcs. that this would be done, but the promisee were not kept. M Incentive for Scrutiny. Finally the incentive to a rloae scrutiny of the affairs of the Chicago National and Home Baviuga banks was given by a banker Ir. New York, who h;id been re- quested to take pan in a syndic tie o H furnish a loan of SC,ODQ,0Q0 to Mr. Walsh for the purpose of further expenditures on the Southern Indiana railroad. The bonds of the companyj however, did not i-dl ns rapidly us was expected, and the H Slat, and National examiners were sp praised of th" failure of the loan. Couldn't Franafer Securities exrtmjned separately which enabled them to transfei aecurifles back aid forth. It was decided that the State Ex amlner and the National Examlnor should make h ehuultaneons ln estlgutlon I This showed that the Institutions had loaned a large nmount. esrlmnted all the H wny from i "' to 115.000,000, on the. 1 securities of the railroads chat weie 1 owned nractically by Mr. Walsh alone Paper Signed by Clerks. It Is said that th paper for these loan a was signed by clerks atid that they wer substantiated by the bonds of Mr. Walsh's railroad-, the Southern Indians. the Chicago Southern, which ia an x- tension of the Southern Indiana, and th" 1 Wisconsin and MlchlgaiV When tho ex- aniiners had concluded their report Ml M Walsh a!ed for a little time, savpiar th.". hi could ral e m to si rnlglin n , out aveTy thlhg. He was not as success- H ful in tin a- h. be nnd when fH i lomptrollt r Rldgh v a oi mi I of the fact he came st once to liilcago. H CalN a Keating. He called 0 mc-tlng of Do ineniberj of the Chicago cienrinK house and informed 1 them of the sltuulon. The meeting was fM held In the offices of the president of tha First National bank and continued from B junday aftcinoon until 5 o'clock.