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Ler Treasurer of Re
Bjican National Com
&tee Makes Frank
E)wal; 73i Per Cent
B fhe Total Con
Kated by Men Con
Kted With Trusts.
Sandard oil in
the list named
Bbold, Morgan, Frick
m& Gould Credited
Eh Giving 100,000
Kch to Aid Roosevelt's
Section; Senator Dix
K of Montana in Wran
He With Committee,
IifASHLVGTOX, Ocl. 2. Four
contributions of $100,000 each
B from John D. Archbold of tlio
v Standard Oil company, J. P.
fin k Co., II. C. Frick and George
ptld wre made to the Republican
(ul campaign fund of 1901. ac
k to records of tho late Cor
'.V. Bliss, which passod through
hads of George R. Sheldon, trcas
wf ibe I00S Republican committee,
ielificd toilay before the sennto
Kite investigating campaign ex
iSii'ldon said Mr. Bliss gave him
ki'dglailed statement of the VJU-1
p;tht ho noted "those largo eon
ami that ho was positive
ttcit appeared of tho $100,000
fold contribution having been rc
Ptn 1 took charge of the trcas
wp in I'JOS, Mr. Bliss handed mo
of largo contributors of 190-1,"
kt percentage was contributed
Ik tie frank, '73 U per cent."
j" equal positivenCBS, he swore
.H records showed the disputed
p H. Harrimau fund of $240,000
H received by Mr. Bliss for the
jTork Rcpuhlicnn state committee,
j1 B-B. Odoll, Jr.
f fund of $240,000 was raised
Request of 13. B. Odcll," said
Heldon, "aud turned over to his
pkein its entirety, Sir. Bliss's
? eboTved it was "ent irely apart
Bfet5fnd SPUt by t,IC "atio,iaI
Sbeldon'B statement, was made
1 'ull in a day of wrangling
PP. Senator Dixon, manager of
paooeevdt's present campaign,
Fibers "f the senate committee
L Ion charged the committee
Prorating its activities on the
g funds and ignoring the finaii
g,vtics in behalf of all other
Kji Itcpnblican and Dcmo-
fe''ce members heatedly denied
MLrK ll,at "rranKcmrats for
rcitW.o.i had been left entirely
f-Jn,s Chairman (Jlapp, a
3'lor uf. lho Progressive na
Rj,, ,atc an'l that managers for
M X ha1 Lpr;" subpoenaed.
tar n wiU n')f,c:,r bc,'0l,,J lho
j UnK committee tomorrow to 'be
MKhMnr0 h'R '""""-'fa1 participn
JK? IJO-l or other national cam.
fEL n.a8C(i on demands made by
K-to tcslify as Lo ,,is coh-
Kt'a yCar 5" s,,IMrt of the
JH jj. c,t,"paign for renomi nation.
JjBtko 1X0,1 tlecl"rc'l bad hoard
President's brother spoul
itnlen,cn, of Governor
& 1 '-0,ator La Follotto, that
"n Chn'0, . $7",'J :"lr.i !,,''
looker, 'wili'ro-
jEl3rt"Xo" 'lemanded s soon as
JBtWhW r1'1'"1 a,ul' r"Pedly
BuJ' u'8tll".vi that tho com.
nBJSr? fhcforo election- or
mJS ,hR,l,,l"' fnl8 or might
'riil! convention
u 'a
Rancher Fatally Wounds For
mer Fiancee While She Is
Picking Grapes.
Special to Tlio Tribune.
PROVO. Ocl. 2. Unrequited lovo was
tho cause of one death here this after
noon, and Lho niortal 'wounding of an
other person. Vail Wlglilman, 23 years
uf asc a ranch owner, shot
and perhaps fatally wounded illss
Frances -La Bello, Brown, 18 years
of age, shot and perhaus fatally wounded
himself, at 2:30 Ihls afternoon. "Wight
man is dead and the girl Is in the Provo
General hospital.
The tragedy took place at the fruit
farm of Philip Guardio on the Pleasant
View bench, about two miles north of
Provo. From tho story told by the
young woman's plater, Carrie Brown,
Wlghtman was engaged to Miss Urown,
but about a. month ago she broke off
the engagement.
Breaks Engagement.
The younger girl states that her sister
wrote AVlghtman a letter, dated Septem
ber 1, as follows;
Provo, Utah, Sept. 1, 1912.
Mr. Wlghtman I have heard a good
deal lately, so It Is all off between
you and I forovec So consider this
llnal- Am returning ring In same
mall. BELL, BROWN.
P. S. Kindly return all my let
ters at onoe. 1 hnve burned -what-I
have here of yours. B. B.
Bell Brown Is tho daughter of Mr. and,
.Mrs. Hunter H. Brown and the family
caJiio to Utah from the east about six
yearn ago and made their home' In Ouray,
Uintah county. They came here about
six weeks nno and pitched their tent
near the boulevard about half way be
tween Provo and Olmsted and for hcv
erul weeks. the girls picked fruit In the
orchauls nearby. Today the two girls
were engaged In picking gnip.es In tho
orchard of Philip' Guardio. when, at 2;.'ll)
o'clock", tbo young man appeared at the
farm and inquired for the Brown girls.
nnd was directed to the grape arbor. He
found them and spoko to them, but
neither of the girls paid any attention
lo him. Their attitude nnd demeanor
seemed to angnr Wlghtman, and, draw
ing a .25-callber automatic pistol, he
"1 will clean out the whole family."
lie pointed the pistol llrst at MIps
Clinic, why screamed ami dodged behind
some grapevine?. The enrnged man,
pointing tho revolver djrcetly at Bell
Brown. Hrcd. The bullet entered the
girl's body on the right aide jusl under
The arm, "penetrating this right lung.
Rancher Xills Self.
After Hhooting Ml Brown, Wlghtman
ran out of this orchard and down a wind
ing road about 200 yards, when hu espied
I wo men standing in the lane- They
wcro It, 15. and lilmm" Hrcrlou, broth--it..
Wlghtman stopped on seeing these
men and threw down his coal, nut the
pistol to his lcfL breast at id flrod. crying
an h did so, "Como on, fellow, I am
Wlghtman was dead when the broth
er;! picked him up. Dr. 13. G. Hughes,
who examined the body, said that ho
thought that death was Instantaneous.
Mr. Brown, mother of the girls, told
lho following slory f ihu love affair
between Wlghtman and her daughters:
"Wlghtman owned a ranch about three
mlh'S from Ouray, where we II vo and had
befti a visitor at our home as a. neighbor
for four years, but nothing .-ferlous oc
curred In regard to marriage until about
nix nionthfi ago. Then T took the young
mt.n liito m.v confldenco and made him
Continued on Pago Eleven.
New York Congressman De
feats Governor Dix and
Three Other Candidates
at Syracuse Convention.
Alton B. Parker, as Tempo
rary Chairman, Takes Oc
casion' to Reply to Attack
of Bryan at Baltimore.
By International News Service.
SYRACUSH, N. Y., Oct. 2. Con
gressman William Sul.er was
nominated for governor of Xow
York on tho fourth ballot at
o'clock this morning by lho
Democrats after a four-hour cession
that was filled with exciting events.
Although Sul.cr was really nominated
by acclamation, the fourth ballot was
completed in compliance with the
Whou tlio result was annouueed it
showed that. Sulzcr bad 4-17 and Martin
H. Glynn of Albany 3 votes. Sulzor
was a consistent gainer after the first
ballot, and it was evident when the
third ballot was concluded that nothing
could stop tho sentiment which had
about reached flood height for the
Washington county man.
The names of fivo men were put be
fore the delegates as candidates. Thoy
were Governor Johu A. Dix, Congress
man Sul'.or, Herman A. Met& of New
York, George B. Burd of Buffalo and
Martin H. Glynn of Albany.
Switched to Sulzer.
At the beginning of the fourth ballot
tho ball was set rolling for Sulzor by
Albany county, which changed its nine
votes from Glynn lo tho congressman.
This was followed by two other coun
ties with small representations, which
also switched to Sulzer.
"Without waiting for Kings county to
be called, Herman A. Metz, former
controller of New York, took the floor
and withdrew from lho contest in favor
of Sul.er, and the Sulzer crowd went
wild. In an ins.taut Senator Robert F.
Wagner of Now York was on his feet
and announced that New York would
cast its 105 votes for Mr, Sulzer.
Throughout the night Charles F. Mur
pln"', the Tammany leader, sat silent,
yet with an air of confidence. Not
onco did he vote. When his name was
called on the first ballot, Mr. Murphy
fMr, Murphy wished to be excused."
After that nothing was heard 'from the
Marl in H. Gh'iin of Albany was the
unanimous choice of the delegates for
lieutenant governor.
Parker's Speech.
Alton B. Parker tool; the oppor
tunity afforded by his speech today as
permanent chairman of tho Democratic
state convoution to auswer his critics
at. the Baltimore convention. Tt was
the first political speech the former
presidential candidate had made sinco
ho was tho atorm-ccntor of the battle
waged by William J, Bryan agninst
his selection ns temporary chairman of
tho Democratic national convontiou.
Tn defending himself ho nlso de
fended the New York state delegation,
which also was the object of Mr.
Bryan's attacks. Mr. Tarkor said tho
action of the Now York delegation at
Baltimore was dictated by the desiro
to promote harmony.
"Yon may ask inc," ho said, "why
tho New York delegation, with
ninety men, at least twenty-five of
vrboni were capable of ontoring upon
that platform, failed to discuss the at
tack which was made indirectly nnd
directly upon tho delegates and upon
mvsolf, why did thoy keep silentl
Because wo believed it was better that
we should suffer a little indignity than
by entering into n dispute ,with the
Tontlcmen upon the platform (Mr.
Brvan). which would divido that; con
volition in two; and we hold our
peace, t
For Good of Democracy.
"Wo hold our peace for tho good
of Democracy; wo held our pcaco be
Moving that either Clark or Wilson
would be nominated, and wo de
termined that New York state should
take no part in that contest which
would prevent the pooplo of the United
States from uniting all logothur to
elect which ever ono of them should
bo tho nominee b the party.'
Mr. Parker's defense was called
(Continued on Pag Tour.)
It Is Not Believed That the
Operators Will Attempt to
Resume Work This
Shots Fired at Boys at 'Bing
ham Cause Ripple of Ex
citement; Jackling Is
sues Statement.
ELY, Nov., Oct, 2. Tho strike of
the miners here is complete a.nd
the indications tonight are that
the operators will not attempt
to open their mines again this winter.
The windows of all the compan' build
ings arc being boarded up and hundreds
of men wore prepared tonight to leavo
tho camp Jn the morning-, Tho oro sup
ply at tho Steptoo mill probably will
be exhausted tomorrow and the plant
will then close down.
Not a saloon in Ely was open todaj'
and there is no disorder in the camp.
The miners were paid off today, tho
sracltermcn will receive their pay to
morrow aud by night it is cxpoctcd
that a majority of the miners will have
deserted tho camp. With tho closing
of tho mills tomorrow more than 4000
men will bo idle.
Charles H. Moycr, president of tbo
Western Federation of Miners, in a
statement tonight said that the strike
conld have beon averted had tho min
ing oporators consented to meet with
the union leaders.
Miners Are Orderly.
The walkout todaj' was without dis
order. The men loft tho vicinity of tho
mines as soon as tho strike was called
and ha'c busied themselves today in
getting ready their possessions for ship
ment from tho district. Other than an
unusual large crowd of men on tho
streets there is hardly an indication of
a striko. No attempts have been made
to resume work nor havo any negotia
tions been started to bring about a
President Mover says he lias the sit
uation w,ell in hand and does not wish
to extend the tie-up into the Arizona
and New Mexico properties, but that
he will do so if necessary to secure
recognition of the union and the in
crcaso of fifty cents a day demanded
by the local miners and those of Bing
ham. Nearly all the foreigners at the
mines are well armed and a few ran
dom shots wore heard this morning,
but there was no clash with the au
thorities today.
Mill Men to Quit.
Operations continued at tho concen
trating mills at McGill in which the
low grado Nevada Consolidated oro is
prepared for smelting, long after the
mines had been closed, but the union
men in the mill made no sccrot of their
intention to obey ' the strike call at
the end of tho day's work. k
Two carloads of oro wore moved from
lho mine to the mill without opposi
tion. The Nevada Consolidated paid
off its miners today, Tomorrow will
be pay day at tho Stoptoe smoltor.
The smoltor will bo compelled to shut
off its oil-burning furnaces for want
of material to work upon If tho mill
stops, Tegnrdless of tho disposition of
the smclterracn.
A request made this morning by
Manager Mills of tbo Giroux Consoli
dated property that tho men Tunning
the pumps in the deep Alpha workiugs
bo allowed to continue, was rofusod by
tho striko leaders. The niiuo will fill
with water rapidly at great loss to tho
company if tbo pumps are idle, and
tho strikers rely upon this fact as an
inducement to tho Giroux to rccognizo
the demands of the union.
Wage Scale at Ely.
The wage 'scale of minors and buicI
termcu in the I51y district prior to
October 1 was; Muckors and cannon,
$3 a day; miners and timbcrnion, $3.50;
shaftuion, $i, and work in wet shafts,
$4,50; minimum wage for skilled men
at the concentrator and smelter, $:i;
Common labor, $1.75 to $2.
A raise which wont into effoct Octo
ber 1 brought the pay ol! muckors and
carmen to $n.25; miners and timber
men, $3.73; shaftnion. $-1.25; work in
wot shafts, $4.75; skilled men at con
centrator and smeltor, $B.!25 or more;
common labor, $1.95 to $2.t!0,
Tho. scale demanded by tho union
would be $3.50 for muckers and car
men, 4 for minors and timbermeu.
$4.50 for shuftmcu, $5 for work in wet
(shafts, $3.50 minimum wage for skilled
(Ooutlnuod on Pago Three).
Missouri Governor to Speak
for President at a Big' Po
litical Meeting at Indiana --
State Capital Tonight.
Wilson to Make an Address in
Indianapolis at Same Time,
and Ben Lindsey Will Talk
for Progressives.
By International News Service.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., Oct. 2. Gover
nor Herbert S. Hadley of Missouri
will apeak for President Taft at a
big political meeting In Indianapolis
tomorrow night.
A few days ago Hadley issued an Ulti
matum to President Tuft, demanding that
ho cxprenn himself on certain Issues be
fore Hadley would consent to speak for
him. Late this afternoon, in a long
dlnlnnco telephone communication with
Thomas A. Shlpp, Indlanapolio, tho gov
urnor consented to begin campaigning for
"Governor Hadley did not say exactly
what word ho had received from Presi
dent Taft," sold Mr. Shipp, in announc
ing tho decision of the g'ovornor, "but he
Intimated that he and the presldont had
come to a mutual understanding In re
gard to the questions which Hadloy had
asked." 0
Shlpp is secretary of the National Con
servation congreEs and Is Kcpublican can
didate for congreas from tho Suventli In
diana dt-Jtrlct, including Indianapolis.
Governor Hadley was announced n the
principal speaker at a roce-nt Taft moot
ing in St. I,oui8, The governor rofused
to appear, lBsuing his famous ultimatum
to tho preuldont.
For Roosevelt at Chicago.
Hadley was floor leader of the Roose
velt forces at the Chicago convention.
At that time much was made of tho pres
idential primary and tho southern dele
gation. Hadloy domanded that Taft express
himself in favor of the primary and
against boss-rlddon southern derogations.
The demand mot with no response from
Beverly. JCo Intimation that the presi
dent had given any answer -was received
until this afternoon. Shlpp telephoned
Hadley in regard to tho conservation con
gress, before which Hadley speaks to
morrow. At the request of tho Repub
lican state committee he extended an in
vitation to speak. Hadley accepted and
at the same time gave Mr. Shlpp the In
timation that the incident that had pre
vented the former spoech would not In
terfere. Tlio state committee tonight Is
working desperately to advertise the
mooting. Woodrow Wilson, Democratic
presidential nominee, will address a po
litical gathering hero tomorrow night. At
the same time Judge Ben B. Lilndsey of
Denver will address a big Bull Mooso
No Hall Available.
Thero Is no available hall or park for
tho big Republican gathering and the
committee tonight could not announce
whero the meeting will be held.
"We'll hold It, though," said Repub
lican State Secretary Edward Stallcy,
"If we have to hold It in Fountain cir
cle in tho very heart of tho city."
Rush telcgrama and telephone messages
woro sent to big Republican leaders to bo
on hand. Kx-Govr.mor Durbln, candidate
for the offiue again, hits canceled a
speaking date to bo present. Former
Vice President Fairbanks, former Gov
ernor Hadley. former Congressman James
Watson, who was Hadley's opponent as
floor leader in Chicago; cx-Stato Chair
man James Goodrich and ex-Senator
Hcmenway will bo among the other no
tables on tho platform.
By International Mows Service.
OVSTJ3R BA.Y, N. Y., Oct. 2. rn superb
trim after hia month "of brisk campaign
ing in tho wost and 60iith, Colonel Roose
velt returned tonight to Oystor Bay for
a single day of rest. The ex-president
starts out tomorrow afternoon for Now
York, whore, after a conference with !u"b
leadeni. ho goea to Waahlngton to tes
tify before the aenato comtnltLoe Investi
gating campaign contributions,
"Tve got some ammunition for the elec
tion," said tho colonel at Pagainore hill.
"There's not one thing Ihat has been
brought out in all this investigation that
I cannot answer fully. I'm glad I hove
the opportunity to go on Ihc stand."
The colonel had no Intimation to make
at; to what ho will testify before tho com
mittee. He declined to discuss the evi
dence brought out. today relative lo the
corporation contributions to the l!?0i cam
palgn, "I'll dispose of all that whim I get bo-'
fore thti committee," was all ho would
The ox-pretildont says tbo 'nomination
of Oscar Straus for governor by tho Pro
gressives of New York was a fine thing
for tho party.
"I feel bully," exclaimed the colonel In
(Continued on Page Throo.)
Distinguished Naval Officer
Dies in New York Hotel Af
ter Brief Illness.
NEW Y07f.1v, Oct. 2. Rear Admiral
Lucien Young, formerly commandant
of the Mare Tsland navy yard at San
Prancisco, died berc Into today after n
brief illness. A dofieiuncy of blood
brought on hy a ruptured blood ves
sel' of the stomach was given as tho
cauBO of death.
Ho was 60 years old, and had a
record of disUnguishcd service as a
naval officer.
Jicar Admiral Young was attached
by illness on Tuesday evening at the
Waldorf-Astoria, where he had en
gaged a suito upon his arrival hcre a
wook ago. His personal friend, Dr.
Hormanus Baor of Mount Vernon, was
summoned to attend him, and Jindiug
that the ndmiral's malady was serious,
he remained at the bedside throughout!
last night. r
The patient failed lo improve, and
today othor physicians were called in.
Oxygen was resorted to, and tho
patient apparently improved for a
Patbor Hughes of St. Patrick's
church, answering a message sent to
Cardinal Parley, who was absent from
the cathedral, reached the sido of the
dying admiral shortly .before the end.
Tho patient was then unconscious, but
hope was not abandoned and the efforts
of tho physicians to stimulate the
heart action wero kept up until it
was detormiued that life was extinct.
At tho admiral's bedside when he
died were his wifo and several rela
tives. Mrs. Prank O. Young of Lex
ington, Ky., wife of th0 admiral's only
surviving brother, had returned today
to hor home in Lexington, Ky., to ar
rango for a visit which Rear Admiral
Young had planned to make in that
city. He was to havo loft for Ken
tucky tomorrow.
Cardinal Parley, who was a close
friend of tho roar admiral, arrived at
the hotel shortly after tho announce
ment was made that the ouiccr was
dead. . . .
rrangornonts were made tonight to
remove the body to the Brooklyn autvy
yard, where it will remain until funeral
urrangemonts arc completed.
Jtoar Admiral Young was granted a
month's Wave of absence on September
10. Accompanied by his wife, h 'O'1
to Havana, and remained there until
sSvoral days before sailing or tins
city. .
RFNO, Ncv., Oct. 2. Because they
seized an automobile by forcing Ihe driv
er of a rented car to get out at the
point or a revolver. ISarl Knlles, .17 years
of ago. and C W. Dcrrlngton. 27 years
of age. were intercepted at Wndsworth
last nlKht and brought to tho county jail
here Aft.n- their arrest two men ap
peared and Identified tho pair as tho
aamo pomons who had stopped them on
the road and rifled their cJothei! at lho
point of a revolver.
Tho accused men rented tho automobile
In Reno and after traveling about ten
miles forced the chaffeur to dismount.
He telephoned for tho ahorlff who notified
the Wadsworlb officers.
Btacey Taken to Cliicago.
ST. LOTJIS. Oct. 2. Heavily shackled
Frank West or J. "W. Stacey, the Cana
dian bank robbers suaped was taken to
Chicago today by officers.
. i J
Salt Lake Man Slated
for the Presidency of &
Irrigation Boomers; .;
Arthur Hooker to Be n
Re-elected Secretary ,'
According to Plans of H j
Committee on Per- H
. . hi1
manent Organization. ;.;
Insurgent Element lis ;
Strong Among Dele
gates; Many Notables ;L;
From Other Countries A I
Address Convention; "n
Final Session Today '
With Election of Of- j
ficers. fj
Major Richard "W. Young of Salt ;
Lako will be tho next president and
Phoenix, Ariz., will bo the next meet- ' ) '
ing placo of the- National Irrigation ''
congress, if the slate prepared by the
committee on permanent organization
yesterday meets with the approval of
the congress this afternoon,
Tho remainder of the slate consists of , ,
J. B. Uase of Kansas, John Pairweather j;
of California, S. H. Lea of South Da
kota, Richard P. Uurgc's of Texas and
Kurt Grundwald of Colorado J'or .first,
second, third, fourth aud fifth vico
presidents, respectively, and Arthur
Hooker, incumbent, for secretary.
May Be Opposition.
By precedent, the tentative selections
of tho permanent organization commit
tee should carry without opposition, "
but in the present congress the smol
dering insurgency of tho reprcsenta
tives of various water users associa- , j
tionB ma' result in a departure from mk;'
custom. Tho water users arc up in ; ,
arms against somo reclamation service (
agonts aud regulations pertaining to .; '
the service. Whether this sentiment :;
will develop opposition to the slato is . .
not. certain. In the caso of Major
Young, however, it is generally con
ceded thore will bo no contest.
Phoonir is virtually assured of the ':
19.13 congress, having offered the larg- ;"
est cash guarantee of any of the con- ; '
testing cities. , 'j
Foreigners Are Heard.
Representatives of seven foreign na- '
tions addressed tho congress yesterday J
aftornoon, each on general linos per
taining to irrigation, With tho oxcep- - :
tion of Niol Nielson of Australia, who, i"'
in ouo of the most brilliant addresses ',
delivered before the present congress,
stirred tho delegatus to enthusiastic ap-
plnuee, aud the Canadian ropreeenta- . J"
tives, the foreign envoys contlned them-
selves to brief folicitous remarks ow- i :
ing to their limited command of tho 'J
English language When thoy were j .'
dono tho congress, by a rising vole, ex- i
tended its oflicinl appreciation to the j
foreign nations for thoir interest in the . j
affairs of the 'congress. President IS'ow- j
lands, on behalf of the American dele
gates, addressed himself to the foreign
ovs, and in appropriate words ex- . j
pressed the hope that the organization ,
would soon bo able to wield tho same ,
beenficinl influence, for the promotion
of reclamation work in foreign lauds i -
ns it is doing in America. I ,;
Wide Representation. j
Tho foreign representatives who ei- j 1
ther spoko or presented written greet- i
ings wero Niol Nielson of Australia, ,
William H. Pairfield and Norman S.
Rnnkin of Canada, Scnor Lopes Per- j j
rcria of Portugal, Juan Padilla of Gnat- ' t
omnia,. Professor Cleorg von Wendt of
Finland, Vivaldo Coaracy of Brazil and
Romulo Escobar of Mexico. A paper J
by Elvjood Mead, chairman of tho
Stale River and Water Supply commis
sion of Australia, was read at the even
ing session, though Mr. Mead was un- ,
nblo to bo present.
Short addresses by Governor William
Sprv and Governor T. L. Oddio of Kc
vada preceded the remarks of foreign j
envoys at tho afternoon session.
Tho quostion of consolidation of tho
irrigation congress with tho dry farm
ing congroaa and other public bodies
(Contlnuod on Page Two,)

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