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;Lake Detective Causes
!ie$t of J. C. Meyers for
'Supposed Connection
(jyith December Crime.
$M&i Believe That Mystery
Strangling' of Ethel WiU
'Mlliams Is Nearing
j Solution.
TmgEKS of sccrofc work ou the
part of Chief of Police B.
IjsfH 7, Grant yesterday resulted
flwjjri jc tie arrest in Pocatello or
("Jack") .Meyers, who is sus
OCTnjfelcf being implicated in the mur
riptfel Williams in Bingham, De-
Ijm trts arrested early yesterday
of in the room of a woman in
K&jEBadrieted district of Pocatello by
&Mg George Smith of thut city.
(eSfflBW William Zcese of this city
JBhhI twee of Moyers lust. Tucs
tT57BCi went to Pocatello, working
Biilt police department there in
'Jflfait the arrest.
lTflaMfc.-le CUy, but wa given no
iBj information o tho charge which
( nade against him. He came
ft'ldte without the formality of
.kfBptloo, arriving; here handcuffed
jk'jMKiive ZeiEe early last oven-
(eSBjoiiii earrings and linger riugs
tww'fy e Williams woman when
offlSP.5 Burere and which were
to have boon torn from her
'wJmt m by bcr n,urdercrs were
dnB-fci on Mayors, nor on the per
a3WfiDthe room of his companion
SSfr6 f Ws arrest. The police
ytat, however, is of tho opinion
Qtiiet Tip.
7" SSj" Tac exceedingly reluctant
ifc; 5lvlng a"5' '"formation
T 0SlrLwscen,lne lIle arresl-
bWD w6rkln unceasingly
. i-E.1 tni only thoBe Immediate'
-T li!E 11 a q,,,et liP S"ve"
'-R0, howcVcr' has resulted n
SBrerm'Kt. UnUl T have had a
El D9lect,ve Zees and with
iMtfujB? 00 1,131:6 no '"fther slato-
SETJ1Lj lrip t0 thJs city, is said i
rreely wllil Detective
ifBL?'"5" 8UbJect h was ucs-
irwJK"111 WPtlijR the murder itself
Sm!SuboulH at lnat lime.
SmT- 0t the WII1I" woman
nJSKlL: pollco myster. aUhouKh at
lit!,r4d 10 be or cas' solution.
?ttW5n f" Wtt '-8 years of ape
lfSSWuir ,n BI"Bham about olx
SmSBh!.!' tlme of hpp deatn- Early
cTsBC i i" e f 1)cccml,ef 10 two men
v tnter her room- Shortly
C'tK Vf ne'5hbor8 heard the three
SBEw. A Kraphophono
oiSK16 ave Alarm.
nB,ant whirring of the
i c :nachlne welch finally
irflK v?ma,n !n tl,C! neja roo' to
- 'fAMft 4 Instrument was not
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I to iiBf'Scir,
T&JtmfatL c, came nlarniKtl ond notl--'ni
C al,cd hfcr iriond but
S ofr,C,iPC"",e- Wa!nff around
im',M ' ,,50iI' 6ljc Pe--ed
SS!Bih.?w th(I Williams sJrl ly-
fW'fUt S bolc,!n wn nnd It was
3 shwcrl upea her
SssBiSliI p cars and 1:er rln5
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'cflt,)t)r,Unll' 10 '"I"- any.
5l ! 111110 n'o""tlon
dJffhft2i.?Ti:' 1,11,1 becn 1,1 um
Iht enl rcfn to alrm
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ift' Hi! m OCB,Pon ant a
j li ftcld on an op-u ohavg.
Mystery Darkens Explorer's Death
Grisly Secret Is Hidden by Comrades
"Where the Terra Nova, prepared to sail -with Captain Scott for south polo exploration. The picture shows the
harbor of Cardiff, Wales, and was sent to Salt Lake by Fred W. Price of this city, who is now in Wales.
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Report on Canning Industry
in New York Submitted
to the Legislature.
AM3ANT. Feb, 12. How children of
tender years slave for hours In canning
sheds with their blistered fingers
wrapped li rags, a.nd likewise In tene
mcnta, making toyn, flowers and plumee,
and how women toll sometimes for mere
pittances in Industrial establishments in
this state is graphically described in the
report of the New York state factory
Investigating commleeion, which was
submitted to the legislature today.
The report says that cannora operating
In th rural districts never have obeyed
the state child-labor law, "because they
never have had to."
The "employment of mere babies." the
commission bold, ha-i been the result,
and It adds that of 1250 children found
at work In thirty-three sheds the eldest,
was 14 years old and the. youngest was
S years.
Ttfany of the cannc-rs,' the report ex- ,
plains, are opposed to tho employment
of children, and half of them do not re- j
sort to It, but "hb the canning Industry j
largely Ie devoted to the exploitation of ,
foreigners, the parents of the children
malce them work." j
Of women workers, the report says:
"No woman can work from sixteen to
twenty-one bouro a day for weeks, In
some cases even months, without perma
nent injury, to her health. Yet women
are doing Just thla thing In the up-state
canneries, in binderies and othor fac
tories, and in tho shops during tho six
weeks' Chri3Lmae rush. In the large
canneries, tho work keeps up pretty
regularly for a season of four or five
months. A week of 8u,H in on-i vase
1102. working hours is not followed by a
week of comparative ret, but by an
other atmost as bad. And the pay aver
ages 10 cents an hour."
The commission recommends the crea
tion, of an industrial board with 'power
to make regulations to fight such condi
tions Jn every industry.
Allowances Made by the House
"Increased by ComnriUee of
Upper Chamber.
WASHINGTON", Feb. la. Carrying a
total appropriation of ?'J l.5Sf,0l!8, the
array appropriation bill was reported to
tho senate today from iho committee on
military affairs, which -Increased the al
lowance made by the Iioiiho by $680,150.
A number of amendments wore added,
the most important of which provides for
changes In the method of appointment
ai)il conntltutlon of courts-martial along
the lines of an independent bill which
passed the senate recently. The Manchu
law. so-called, requiring the presence of
officers with their commands, waa so
amended as to provldo tha service per
formed as regimental, battalion or
squadron staff "ofllcura should bo con
strued as service with tho troops. An
other amendment, providing for tho re
turn to service of ofilcer who have been
rctlrod for physical disability upon re
covery, was iniierted.
Tho aviation provision of tho house
bill providing for an Increase of i0 per
cent In the salaries of officers ensngod
Ju tho aviation ervlc. was eliminated.
LH-atiso of the fact Hurt this subject s
un.U-r consideration by both houses In
'"Tile increase" of S3G.000 In for tho rifl..
aborting competition at Camp Perry.
Ohio next September, in connection with
Ihr ' centennial celebration of Commodore
Perry's victory on Lake Erie.
Scott's Reference to Fuel
Shortage and "Failure" of
One Aide Significant
Special Cable to The Tribune.
LONDON, Feb. 12. Now that the
first shock of tho calamity to
Captain Scott has passed, pco
plo are beginning to ask what
is the solution of the mystery hinted
at by the captain in his last pathetic
story. Circumstances arose which tool:
bint by surprise and brought, about the
disaster whi.c'b ended iu his death and
the deaths of hit four brave comrades.
Tho utmost seererv is maintained by
the "Surviving members of the expedi
tion as to what Cnptain Scott referred
to, ami liieutonaut Evaus, the second
in commaud. has resolutory declined to
Hitow anj- light on the mystery at pres
ent, nor will ho allow the other mem
bers of his parly to explain.
Tho mystery which the public de
mands be cleared up is contained in
the following extracts from Captain
Scott's diary:
"We should havo got through in
spite of tho weather but for the sick
cuing of.' my second companion, Cap
tain Gates, and the shortage of i'uol
iu our depots, for which 1 cannot ac
count. The advauce party would have
returned to Glacier bay in fine form
and with surplus food but for the. as
tonishing failure of tho man whom wo
had least expected to fail.''
Mystery Only Deepens.
Vague hiuts which merely 6crve to
deopon the mystery are conveyed in
au intorvicw which the Chronicle's spe
cial correspondcut had with Lieuteu
anfc Evaus and othor officers of the
expedition on the Terra Nova at Lryt
tleton, N. Z.
Tho correspondent found Lieutenant
Evans, who is how in charge of the
Scott expedition, in the ' wardroom,
where ' bo was chatting with several
other officers of the party. They talked
for some .timo of their experiences in
their pioncor southern trip before the
final dash to the polo by Captain Scott,
and his companions who 'perished.
Thcao officers told of tho prepara
tions th'03' had made at tho far south
to receive tho triumphant explorers
on their returu. It had boon arranged
to give Capta'iu Scott and his compan
ion's a great welcome. Everything was
Festivities Prepared.
Everything was ready, aud tho choic
est luxuries on board the famous ship
were prepared for tho expected guests
when the Terra Nova arrived at tho
winter quarters of the expedition with
colors Hying. Wheu those on board
heard the party on shore cheering they
returned tho cheers, and the
men on land fully expected
to see tho whole party safely on board.
As they ueured shoro, Lieutenant Ev
ans shouted at tho top of hie voice:
"Are all well?"
Then it was that Lieutenant Evans
and his party learned the dreadful
uow3 and know that all their kindly
preparations wcro in vain. Jn tho
conversation tho correspondent learned
that Captain Scott was expected back
at Hut Point on March 30, and that
the part- would then have covered
nearly 1900 miles. Finally tho sig
nificant remark In Scott's last mes
snge with regard to tho astonishing
failure of tho man "whom we bad
least expected to fail Edgar Evans
ona also a ahortnge of fuel iu our
cOontinued on Pag Four.),
Democratic Leaders Charged
With Not Living Up to j
Parly's Platform.
"WASHINGTON, Feb. 12. Economy
differences among- tho house Democrats
todaj- reached the leaders of the Demo
cratic side and ell'orts were made to
reconcile the factions which threaten
to precipitate a struggle over the naval
appropriation bill with its two-battleship
provision when it appears on tho
Speaker Champ Clark, Majority Lead
or Underwood and Eeprescntativ6 Fitz
gerald, chairman of the appropriation
committee, conferred over the entire
appropriation situation of the Eession
and Mr. Fitzgerald told the leaders
in no uncertain terms that the appro
priations were amounting to a much
higher figure than had been anticipated.
ITe rocornmonded vigorous cuts in the
bills yet to be passed.
After the conference Mr. Underwood
talked over the situation with members
of tho waj's and means committee.
Last night's meeting of fcho economy
advocates had taken up a resolution
asking the ways and rueaug committee
to discipline the naval affairs commit-,
tee for increasing the navy bill. The
bill as framod by the committee would
carry about $140,000,000 and tho econ
onw advocates insist that it should
be "cut about $20,000,000, Mr. Under
wood called on Representative Padgett
of Tennessee, chairman of .the naval
affairs committee, and urged him to
endeavor to cut down tho bill. Mr.
Padgett called the Democrats of tho
committee togethor. but they wero un
able to apreo on any roduction and tho
matter was put over until tomorrow.
The economy .advocates, who are
about sixty strong iu the house, de
clare that thej- will filibuster und pre
vent the passage of the bill at this
session unless the amount carried is
materially reduced. Thoy will bold
another meeting tomorrow night and
unless something in done in tho wny
of reducing the bill in the moantimo,
a resolution by Representative Sisson
of Mississippi, will be takon up, which
would' request tho ways and means
committee to removo the entire Demo
cratic membership of the naval affairs
committee for "oxtravngance," and
failing to live up to the party's plat
form pledges.
U. P. and S. P. Officials Sched
uled to Meet in Salt Lalce
to Plan Dissolution.
Special to The Tribune.
OGI13N Feb. 12. That the final ar
rangements for tho HCKrcsntlng: of the
Union Pacific and Southern Pacific sys
tems probably will be consummated in
Utah Is Indicated by tho fact that all
ot the prominent bonds of the ITarrlmnn
ronds will iiHUomblo jn Salt Lake on Fri
day, February 21, for tho purpono of
consUSerlnK lliu proposed "unmerpInK"
of the two roads.
According to the meager advices which
have reached the railroad officials In
thlu city, among those exprctod to al
tond tho conference are Julius Knitl
sclmltt, ttoiiert S. Loctt, William
Sproulo and A. L, Mohlcr.
Decisive Battle in Mexico Today; I
Intervention Depends On the Result I
will not land
tpiipd unless
President Taft and His
Advisers Agree That in
Case Conditions in
Mexico Become Worse
Facts Will Be Laid Be
fore the Senate and
House in Special Mes
Ships Carry 6000 Jack
ies and Officers; First
Brigade of First Army
Division, 3000 Men,
Under Marching Or
ders; Thousands More
Ready to Join.
ASHINGTON", Feb. 12. Presi-
( f in accord that congress 6hall
share the responsibility for
any intervention in Mexico.
A day of conference between tho
president and his advisers ended with
tho understanding that should condi
tions in Mexico City become so much
worse as to demand the landing of
American troops, Mr. Taft will lay be
fore both houses of congress the full
facts of the situation in a special mes
sage. Every preliminary was arraugod to
day for the action which might follow
such a course. Thirty-five thousand
men of the arm', navy and marine
corps wero put in readiness for move
ment. Troops Under Orders.
The first brigade of the first army di
vision, Just created In the reorganization,
3000 men in all and the nucleus of an ex
peditionary force of 15,000, was put on
marching orders, ready to entrain for
Newport Nows, Va., where army trans
ports wait under steam.
Botween 2500 and 3000 marines of tho
Atlantic battleship fleet and at tho
Guantannmo naval station were preparod
for Immediate movement to Vera Cruz,
whero they might be kept aboardahip,
ready for landing, to blaze an avenue of
escape to Mexico City for foreigners, as
they did at Peking.
Warships Rushing South.
Six dreadnoughts with approximately
6000 Jackle3 and officers now are rush
ing under full steam for Mexican porta
four on tho Atlantic and two on the
Pacific. The fjrst should arrive at their
destination Friday: the last Sunday.
Ten other crack fighting ablpa of the
Atlantic battleship fleet, swinging an
anchor seventy hours off at Guantanamo,
are ready for sea. They have approxi
mately t'OOO officers and men.
Five othor smnllor craft In Central
American waters aro within call of the
Vessels and Commanders.
Tho navy's plans today show:
Georgia, 15.000-ton battleship, Captain
Marbury Johnson, duo at Vera Crus Fri
day. Vermont. 16,000-ton battleship, flag
ship of Rear Admiral Fletcher, command
ing the Second division of the Atlantic
rieet; Captuln Hary McL. P. Huse, duo
at Vera Cruz Saturday.
Nebraska, 15.000-ton battleship. Captain
Spencer S. Wood, due at Vera Cruz, Sat
urday. Virginia, 15,000-ton battleship, flag3hlp
of Rear Admiral Usher, commanding the
Third division, Captnln John D. Mc
Donald, duo at Tamplco Saturday.,
Colorado, 14,000-ton armored crulsor,
flagship of Hear Admiral Southerland.
comniandcr-ln-cblof of Pacific fleet, Cap
tain William L Gilmer, duo ot Maratlan
South Dakota. 14,000-ton armonwl
cruiser, Captain Charles V. Plunkott, duo
at Acapuleo Sunday.
Within rail to supplenmnt thl force
ar the oriilsfr Dfiivor. on routo to Ac
ajutla Salvador, transport Kufrnlo. at
(Continued ou Pago Two.)
Rear Admiral Winsloxv,
wlio will co mm an iU. s.
battlesliip squadron on Mexi
co s cast coast.
Torch Being Applied to
Dwellings on the Ranches
. by Bands of Salazar.
Speolal to The Tribune.
EL PASO, Texas, Feb. 12. Unless
thu United States intervenes soon there
will bo nothing but blackened ruins
and crumbling walls to mark tho site
of the settlements in tho Morruou dis
trict of western Chihuahua. Starting
with the destruction of Co Ionia Diaz
by tho rebels on Sunday the Urn and
torch have been applied to a number
of tho ranch dwelliugs of the Mor
mon settlors in Chihuahua state, and
their losses augmented by the destruc
tion of the only places thoy could call
home in the world.- Tho burning of
Colonia Diaz was followed by the de
struction of La Ascencion, west ot
Diaz, by the rebel bands, who destroyed
all of tho papers in tho presidonte's
office, including the records of tho Mor
mon colouists and their deeds to the
land3 iu tho Mormon valley.
Ready to Cross Line.
This is following out General Ynes
Salazar 's orders to the rebel sub
chiefs to burn everything standins in
the wostcrn part of tho state in order
to drive all of the Mexicans to join
his army or starve. Tho rebels have
beon looting the colonies and have en
couraged the peaceable Mexicans to
take possession of quartors In tho
other colonies which havon't been
burned, promising them titles to the
lands and houses of the Mormons if
they would remain there. The newest
indignitvy has arousod the Mormon ref
ugees to the point of frenzy. The men
who have had everything they own
taken from them by the revolution arc
talking of organizing volunteer corps
to go into Mexico with ihe United
States troops should intervention be
declared and act as sharpshooters and
guides for the vanguard of the Ameri
can troops. Tho feeling against the
rebels, especially Salazar and Roquo
Gomez, is especially bittor and the
Mormons say they would like nothing
bettor than to return to their devas
tated homes at the head of American
troops and ronjt tlie rebel forces who
have pillaged their places. y
Follow Salazar's Order.
All properntions aro being made hero
for intervention iu Mexican affairs.
The troops on the border are ready to
cross the line at a moment's notice
and pinna for the entraining and mobi
ilization of the American army have
been worked out. Ono of tho first ex
peditions into Mexico, under the pres
ent plan of tho war college is to com
mandeer tho Mexican !Nort.hwestern
raihoad and send a largo force of
soldiers into western Chihuahua to pro
tect tho settlers from the rebels and
to restore communication between Chi
huahua and Juarez over this line.
Another expeditionary force is to bo
sent down tho Central to rout tho reb
els in that country and drive them into
the mountains. A third wing will go
into the Sonora colony country through
Naco and will protect tho colonists
By International News Service.
K13T WEST, Fla., Feb. 12, W. J.
Dryan returned to the United States this
evening from n trip to Cuba and tho Isle
of Pines. Mr. Bryan was given much at
tention In Cuba by the authorities of tho
Htato and cities. Mr. Bryan reached
Havana this morning from tho Islo of
Fines, where he mode several specchas
to the Amorlcnns there who had Invited
him to addross them. It is hoped by
! the American residents of the lslo that
I Mr. Bryan's visit, will help them in their
plans to sever connection with Cuba,
lliflr purpose being to become a. part of
Mm Toltcd States. Mr, B'-yan, however,
CJiivfnllv avoided the subject In all hi?
?le-.he? on the lyle.
ibEd I
Battle in the Streets of
Mexico City Continues
Without Advantage to
Either Side; Section In
habited by Foreigners
Untenable; Americans
Seek Refuge in Out
skirts of Capital.
Efforts to Bring About
an Armistice Prove
Fruitless; Minister of
War Threatens the
Revolutionists With
Death in. Case Presi
dent Madero Is Victor, ,
LAREDO, Tcsas, Feb. 12. Ro
ports to the National railroad of-
flees here tonight arc that, rebels
burned the Colonia- station of that 'H
lino in Mexico City, a magnificent
structure valued at S100,000t The !
station was near the center of the 1 JH
city, not far from tho American
colony, across the avenue known
as Paseo de la Refonna. It was
not known whether the tire was of
incondiary origin or rosulted. from jH
bursting shells.
-a rEXIGO CITY, Feb. 12 Autici
j patiug an early resumption or (
I y I hostilities tomorrow, more than
GOO Americans fled touighl ' 'H
from their homes to toinporary aboded
in tho outskirts of the city, whore
tho danger from the fire will be niiui
mized. Embassador Wilson, on information
from tho national palace, knew that
the government planned a crushing
blow, and, determined to snve tho J
Americans if possible, rented numerous
houses, to which, nndcr flags of truce, ' !
agents of tho embassy hurried in au
tomobile6 as many women und children
that would agree to bo transported.
The capital waB quiet tonight, but the
fugitive foreigners, filled with horror by
the frightful bombardment of the Iaat
two days, needed llttlo urging.
Heavy Loss of Life.
Wnlle the bombardment was fiir heav- i
ler today than on Tueeday, probably the j
Ios3 of "life was smaller, Thie was du , f
to tho lack of any effort to force tho aa-
sault by the federals. The casualties
aro estimated at not less than 300 dead
and 1500 wounded in the two days' flght
ing. Two American women aro dead,
shot to pieces by a shell. They were
Mrs. H. W. Holmes and Mm. Percy Grlf- I jH
flths. Several Americans havo bften
wounded. But the total number ot na- IH
tlve noncombatants Injured today un
doubledly was small. Experience Is fast
teaching the cltlons to keep out of th tM
line of fire. ' ,
Tho reports from the Diaz bcadqup.--
tera that hi losses havo been negllglb'e !
aro reccivod with some doubt. ' ,
City Quiet at Midnight. ! H
About 10 o'clock tonight there was !
sharp action for a few minutes by a fed- IH
eral battery against tho robel position.
but at 11 o'clock the city was tranquil. ; M
with all tho utroot lights out. I tH
General Felix Dlaa. In command of tfm
rebel forces, fortified and Intreiiahnd in
and around tho arsenal, held his ground
against the federals. He did more than 'IH
this. He subjected the city to a more
terrific bombardment thun that of yes- JH
terday, enlarged his zone of action an l
eent forces against the national palace
Madero Optimistic
But tonight Madero was optimistic ,
Throughout tho bombardment aud tho al- I 1
most continuous rattle of machine guns i
and rifles, the president wont about his
work In the palace apparontly unper-
turned. Ho took counsol frequently with j VH
tho nuance minister, Ernesto Madero. j JH
From tlmo to time he' was-In convorrn- (
lion with trencrul Iluerta, the command- j 'M
er-ln-chiof, recording the plnnp or at-
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