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One Hundred and Thirty ThirtyBuildings
Buildings in Squattertown SquattertownNear
t Near Rawhide Partially or
1 Completely Ruined by Flood FloodFIVE
Many Dwellings of Miners and andTheir andTheir
Their Families Are Over Overturned
4 turned and Destroyed by the theRush theRush
Rush of the TorrentDARING Torrent Torrent1DARING
J RAWHIDE F AWiUDE Nov Aug 31 31Squattertown 31tY
tY I Squattertown a settlement just justsouth justsouth
south of Rawhide was swept by a alOfoot a10foot
lOfoot wall of water following a acloudburst ar
r cloudburst in the hills to the north northtonight northtonight
tonight and 130 buildings were par partially partially
tially or completely destroyed destroyedIt
It is reported that two women and andfour andfour
four children are missing but up to a alate alate
late hour tonight it was impossible to tosecure tosecure
secure verification of this report as aseverything aseverything
everything is in darkness darknessThe
I The cloudburst occurred at the summit summitof
I of the hills ot the town at 110 oclock oclockthis oclockthis
this evening In a few minutes a three threet threefoot
t footwall foot wall ot water was pouring 0011 th thslope th1ope
slope covering the distance from the sum summlt sumj
j mlt to lay atr6et wita the speed of a arailway arailway
railway train The flOOd rushed Into th thstreet the thestreet
street which flee In a hollow and form forma
a senentl dralna drainage channel and every
buslneH house on the eaat side was
fhoded to a depth of from one to four fourt fourSeveral
t > t tSeveral
Several structures were wm from their
foundatiOQs and floated some distance
down the street while te crest or the
floo ioQtwa oovs Wfth fth f1ualture animals aDhna1sn animalsaiM
n aiM fd all sorts at db4s db4sWater brts brtsWater
Water Ten Feet HIgh HIghGatherlns IfthGathering
Gathering force as It poured down the therhannel thechannel
channel the flood swept jute aDd over
J SllfttertOWB half a mil farther down
The TheWater Water formed a wall ten feet high hlsbal
al It craahtd Into the frail structures
Inhabited for the moet part by miners and
their tamn families aDd buildings were over
turned and demolished at the first blo blow
fl Darkness had fallen and the work of ofevaatatlon
devastation < went on In the night Before i
the wave had paNed 500 persons were
ltomele811 and their property plied In 11
tangled heap In the basin at the foot of ofatIonat
National hill hiltSeveral
Several daring rescues were ere made dur I
jng the > flood Mrs Hobeloff and her
two c11ldren clun clung to the wreckage of
their home as It floated down the stream
and wore re8Cu rescued d by Emil Grutt and P
H Whyter who dashed Into the water
and carried them out I
T Thee Fountain bar a 8fJoon located In i
t small frame strutule was swept from
ffs s foundations and carried arrt five bloeks
1Wfl own the street to be landed high and andIVY I
dry on a Jew bank with Its fixtures Ut
t4 damaged by the strange strangeourney journey The Thesnows Theg4IIOWS
snows frame and engine at the Prosky
w vrkings < < trklngs were swept away awayP awayPiAMA
Bepration tion Is Made for Mistreatment Mistreatmentof
of American lTaval Officers Officersand OfficersI
I and Seamen SeamenWas SeamenWasIfltOfl
Was WasIfltOfl fDKton Aug SLThrough the state statedrliar statsdiarjflnti
drliar diarjflnti nt Acting Secretary of the Navy avy
WntiirOp inth rop has received t4OO from th tht the
t 2 Panan 1flflLd a gov govirnmen rnment paid by It aB money moneyI
3 I rc r para jion Ion in the cases Involving the mal maltreatm maltreitmJ3nt
of treatm treitmJ3nt mt of American naval ofncer5 and
seame by the police of that republic republicOf
Of I thl t amount me is Indemnity for forIhat
Ihat t i JmOW4 sa the cruiser Columbia Columbiaa
lncden a len whe several ottloers jn Uniform
He r a treBted locked up and roughly
handled 3 r4led In Colon on June 1 1tOI The as 8
faillt It j I t i declared was entirely un
1 Icke = l ke L Ln t tI
I n in lemnlty of 8008 will be paid to
fr F t rela I Uves of Charles Rand a boat boatain boatllfl
ain llfl IT fl ate on the crul cruiser er Buffalo who whos
s kill d in n Panama In September 1908
c nd 3111 1 I will be given to the reltlves
JOSp Jst p 1 Cieslik a sailor of the same
Yssel i w 10 O was stabbed at that time and andj
Assist Assistlnt t secretary of the department of commerce and labor who has hasresigned
Beverly lIa Mam A1IIr etPreaitlent Taftbaa Taft Taftbaa
baa selected a IlUccasor to Ormsby Mr McHrg MrHars
Hars a aiatant tarit secretary 0 of the depart department departmont
mont of commerce commerce aDd 1aWt bat th thname thname
name will not be announced until the theman theman
man chosen has been notified and his hisacceptanceot hisacceptance
acceptance of the poattlon has been se secured socured
cured curedJolcHarg curedMcHarg
JolcHarg some days gave out an tater taterview
view to a Yashlngto1 wspapcr In which whichPRICE
ConSUlTlrs Complain While vVhileCo WhileCoal
Co Coal O Give Reasons Reasonsfifr
fifr t the Pdvance PdvanceCo v nce ncec
c Co prices went back to i5 j5 a ton tonthis i ithis
this uiomlng The reason given for tileadvlLllce tile theadvance
advance Ia that this summer storap star starage
age rate Is no longer In effect the reduc reduction reduction
tion In freight from the mine to Salt Lake Lakefrom Lakefion
from l 17b fj to liiO a ton having expired expiredY8llt expiredyestkday
Y8llt yestkday dar Despite the act that many manyyards manyyards
yards In Salt Lake are filled with seat eoalbrought seatbrought
brought to Salt Lake at storage rates rateilevery ratesevery
every dealer In the city win advance his bbIrate8 hisrates
rates today The dealers deny there Is Isa Isa
a combination es association of retail coal coaldealers coatdealers
dealers in Salt Lake LakeThe LakeThe
The consumer points out that coal at the tbemin themines
min mines is sold for 225 a ton wh whfle e the thet thect
ct t of mining according to teJU teftnpny teftnpnyon ny nyon
on record is from fi 1 to U5 a too Trans TransportaUon Tranaportation
portaUon to Salt Lake costs 111 a ton tonThe tonThe
The man who hauls the coal from yard to toco toconsumer
co consumer llUmer gets In some inStances lUll much muchas
as 75 cents a ton leaving the coal dealer dealera
a profit ot 1 to L2 1 a ton tonThe tonThe
The coal dealer poIn pothta l out that coal coalCOl8b1 coalCosta
Costa laid down In Salt Lake today 14 14a 4 4a
a ton He says he pays 75 cents a ton tonto tonto
to the teamster for delivery leaving 11 11a 1 1a
a toA gross profit out of which he pays paysoffice paysoffice
office and Incidental eXPfD expenses expensesBIG ea eaBIG
Alendrov Russia Aug 3lFire tOday tOdayat
at KrlvoyRogester destroyed fifty build buildIngs buildtugs
tugs The property loss Is about 5OO 500000 500000Five OO OOFlvp
Five thousand persons are homeless and anddetltute anddestitute
Por Porfrlwid lal1d Is Preparing to Give the theY theY
Y thg Soldiers U Rousing
W W1cprne lcome There Today TodaySp i
Sp Spaia1 d al to The HeraldRepublican HeraldRepublicanj
j SEATTLE EATTLE Aug 31The Salt Lake High School cadets after winriing
the h hearts arts of everybody that saw them after capturing the entire A
YP exposition from the main entrance to the foot of the Pay Streak
from Lake Henry to Lake Walhington left for Portland in their special
train at 10 oclock tonight with all hands present and well
The last day of the expo exposition ltlon was wasfPent wasI wasspent
I spent quietly The wt day of breaking breakingcamp
camp began early this morning and by bynoor byfloor4
noor tadets t cadets were ready to load the thetrain thei
i train Ih cars which Were the same amcas
1 as those In Inwhich which the trip from Salt SaltLake a1t a1tLake
Lake WU wasinade made vee el e switchffj out to tothe tOthe
the groundll at I oeork and th c wrk wrkof vrkof
of loading wpI eomIt eomIt41 < tld Withut Jla Jlaihre iay iayI >
I There wu one prtty inClont f th thnfternoon thI
I afternoon This W ws th pe pciai l1 < a1 a1rnd < 11 11l1ade
l1ade by the battalion upon Director DlretorUncral Directortral
Uncral tral Na1eau and President 8Chal cta ctabri
1 bcrS at the administration bul tuuan tuuanI > lin
L Li
I i
These officials have been uniformly uniformlyeourteouB uniformlycourteous
courteous Nothing that could be done donefor donefor
for the comfort or entertainment of the thecadets thecadets
cadets has been left undone by them themand theniand
and Capt Webb felt that some special llpeclalattention specialattention
attention was due dlKTo dueTo
To the strains of Onward Chrift Christian ChristianSoldiers m mj
SoldIers the battalion marlhfd up to totb tot
j tb t administatjoD buiding buAdin Tiieio Tiieioa rileI rileII
I a br brief f arl app11 aLpc1d aLpc1di ud r
1 < trd i thl the ti boy disp dispthruug r rthruug
thruug hc grU j to entertain lhei tiiaiselves
selves Plitt tm11 time This morn mornContinued mornContinucj
Continued on Page 10 I
he rather sbaipir sbaipirPresident ar arPrealdmt
I President B Booevelt re rerdIn rdt f faervatiOll fort e eaervation
aervatiOll He ales ad added d some other re reI ismarks
I marks which did not look welt In print printIt
It is denied however that this Interview Interviewhad
had anything to do with the retlr retirement retirementof ment
01 Wr lr McHarg who Is said to have ac accepted Sccepted
cepted the place for a lImlt llmItd < d time only
It having been undelstood that he would wouldI wouldretire
I retire by Sept 1 or by Sept 15 i at the thelatest thelatest
I latest latestVISITORS latestVISITORS
Party of Japanese Merchants Merchantsand
and Financiers Welcomed Welcomedat
at Port Townsend TownsenUSeattle
I ISeattle
Seattle Wash Aug 31lhe Great GreatNorthern GreatNorthern
Northern liner Minnesota bringing brlnginBaron bringingBaron
Baron Shl Shibushawa usl1awa the foremost ftnan ftnancler financler
cler of Japan merc1 merchants tnts members of ofparliament ofparliament
parliament and bankers representing representingIIIx
IIIx great cities of Japan arrived at atPort atPrt
Port Townsend at i oclock this after afternoon afternoon
noon one day ahead of her schec schedule scheduleBesides le leBesides
Besides her ftttytwo distinguished dlstinguillhedpu distinguishedpassengers
pu passengers engers the Minnesota brought the themost themost
most valuable cargo that ever crossed crossedthe crossedthe
the Pacific oc ocean ln A delegation repre representing representing
senting t tie e eight chambers of com commerce cornmeree
merce of the Pacific coast met the Mm Mmnesota Un Unne
ne nesota ota at Port Town Townsend nd The Mln Mlnneota Mm Mmnesota
neota will reach Seattle nt 9 oclock oclocktomorro oclocktomorrow
tomorrow morning when the formal formalwelcome formalyelcome
welcome to the United States will take takeplace takeplace
place When the big ship comes Into IntoBight Intosight
Bight Japanese daylight fireworks will wIUbe willbe
be thrown high Into the air from shore shoreThe shoreThe
The Great Northern wharf Is a mass of ofbunting ofbunting
bunting and Intertwined American and andJaprnese andJeptnese
Japrnese ftags ftagsFlags ftagsFlags
Flags flutter from every window of ofthe ofthe
the Hotel Washington where the guests guestswill guestsWill
will be lodged until they begin their theirlong theirlong
long journey through twentyfour twentyfourstates
The governor of Washington the themayor themayor
mayor of Seattle and the president of ofthe ofthe
the chamber of commerce will welcome welcomethe
the traveler If Baron Shlbushawa In Inhis inhis
his response delivers the message en entrusted entrusted
trusted to him by the emperor a reply replywill replywill
will be made on behalf of President
Taft TaftUntil TaftUntil
Until the trade commissioners depart
for the east next Monday they will be beelaborately beelaborately
elaborately entertained The Japanese Japaneserelidfn Japaneseresidents
residents of the northewst are prepar7
In ing to celebrate Japanese day at the
Worlds fair next Saturday in native
fashion fashionCiiIER
Says Mayor Mc01ellan of New York YorkHas YorkHas
Has Squandered Funds in In Investigations Investigations
vestigations vestigationsNew
New York Aug UCharges against againstMayor againstMayor
Mayor McClellan filed with Governor GovernorHughes GovernorHughes
Hughes by Bird S Coler president of ofthe ofthe
the borough ot Brooklyn were made madepublic madepubhl
public here today todayMr todayMr
Mr Coler charges that Mayor 1rc 1rcCleJan McClelan
CleJan had squandered money oney ht the
investigations ordered by his cOmmis cOmmissioner cainmiasioner
sioner of accounts and that these In Inveetlgatlons Investigations
veetlgatlons have been aimed solely at
his political opponents and are not for forthe forthe
the good of the clty itygovsrnment itygovsrnmentjl government governmentIII
III the Infgtigatlon o of the office ot the theTITd thet
TITd Tit t of t ti tO > borough ot Brooklyn BrooklynaI
aI oj ff fargs arg s that the mayor has hasmisplaced hasmisplaced
misplaced public funds Of the city of ofX ofNi
X Ni York to the Extent ot nt least leastuQIuv I IlVV I
lVV uQIuv U V j
Staggers Away With Load Loadof LoadofLincoln
of ofLincoln Lincoln Pennies Which WhichHe WhichHe
He Thought to Be GoldL Gold
L T EWISTOWN Pa Aug 31An audacious and startling
J1 holdup of a railroad train occurred on the eastern slope slopeof
of the Allegheny mountains early today
A lone highwayman with a dynamite cartridge stopped a aPennsylvania aPennsylvania
Pennsylvania railroad express train and at the point of a re revolver revolver
volver compelled the crew to carry thousands of dollars from froman
an express car to a spot in the wilderness wildernessWhen wildernessWhen
When the conductor attempted to interfere he was shot in the thehand thehand
hand and the bandit escaped escapedIn
In the darkness however he mistook a bag containing 10
000 new Lincoln pennies for gold coin and staggered away with withit
I it leaving the real gold bullion to be recovered
When the news of the robbery reached reachedthe
the railroad and express s company offl offlfal offidaIs
daIs < fal they ord ordered red every available de deI deteethe
I teethe from the east and west to the thecEne thescene
scene Bloodhounds were also put on onhis onhis
his track but up to a late hour tonight tonightno
no trace of the man bas been found foundThe foundThe
The looted train was running through throughLew throughLwiatown
Lew Lwiatown ltown Narrows a wild and lonel lonelmnmtaln lonely lonelymotintain
mnmtaln gorge through which flows the theJuniata theJuniata
Juniata river when suddenly a dyna dynamIte dynamite
mIte cap exploded and the engineer engineershIpped engineerst
shIpped st pped his train He soon was con conr1ted confreited
r1ted by a masked ftgure holding a arevolver arevolver
revolver In either hand handCarry handCarry
Carry Out Gold GoldThe GoldThe
The engine crew was then forced to toj
j a ompany the robber to the first ex exprII oxpras
prII car where the messenger was wasf waslOOkIflg
f looking out to discover the cause of the thei thesuddep
i suddep stopping Threatening to dyna dynamite dynamite
mite the car the robber forced the me mesengen moesengers
sengen of the two express cars and the theengine theengine
engine crew to carry all the gold and andi andbullion
i bullion stacked In the first car to the theI theside
I side of the tracks tracksThe tracksThe
The robber then calmly ordered the thecrew thecrew
crew back on the train and told them themto
to pull out leaving the bullion beside besidethe besidethe
the track It was recovered later by a apoese aposse
posse on a special train tIaInIt
It was reported tonight that In add addition addtion
tion to the ml missing lng pennies several severalthoWllU1d severalthousand
thousand dollars In culTtDCy was miss miuIn misstog
In tog but the express company officials offlcfahBrefuse officialsrefuse
refuse to announce the exact amount ot ottheir oftheir
their loss lossAgent lossAgent
Agent Hamaker of Lewlstown sent a aare aasfe
are to the scene of the robMry to re recch reQLy
cch aLz M MsIs ot ir irnet
sIs iid net beeiI bPOk b 1IrhI 1IrhIhad hieh hiehbaA
had been cut open With Il knife to tocertain as ascertain
certain the contents and abandoned by
the robber In disgust disgustThe disgustThe
The railroad company I is using a pack packof
of bloodhounds and the capture of the thedesperado thedesperado
desperado Is believed to be almost a cer certainty certainty
tainty The dogs are owned by the Bal Baltimore DelUmore
timore 61 Ohio railroad and are kept for forjust forJust
just INch an emergency The robber robberwho robberwho
who was masked and perused of re remarkable remarkable
markable coolness a cowed the railroad railroadmen
men completely the only show ot re resistance resistance
sistance being made by the conductor conductorIsaac conductorIsaac
Isaac R Poffenberger who was shot shotthrough shotthrough
through the hand handSE
0 0SfVtN
Bodies of Little Ones Discov Discover Discovered
er ered d by Firemen in Ruins Ruinsof
of Rockaway Home HomeNew
New York Aug IlThat seven lIttle JltUechildren lIttlechiren
children Inmates of St Malachls home homefor homefor
for children at Rockaway Park L I Iwere Iwere
were suffocated In a fire which destroyed destroyeda
a portion of the home last night was wasdl8COvered wasdiscovered
discovered by ftrementoday firemen today digging In Inthe inthe
the ruins There were 750 children In Inthe Inthe
the Institution which Is conducted by bythe bythe
the Sisters of St Joseph ot Brooklyn BrooklynNearly BrooklynNearly
Nearly all ot the dead were under I Iyears 5 5years
years old The portion of the dormitory dormitoryIn
In which they slept was directly over overthe overthe
the laundry where the fire was discov discovered dlscovered
ered about 8 oclock last night Three Threehundred Threehundred
hundred and fifty small children were wereIn wereIn
In their cots on the third and fourth fourthnoors fourthfloors
floors of that wing and some of the theolder theolder
older children were attending evening eveningprayers eveningprayers
prayers jn the chapel As the alarm alarmsounded alarmsounded
sounded the older chIldren marched marchedfrom marchedfrom
from the chapel to the board walk along
the beach and the attendants began
carrying the little children from the theftoors thefloors
floors above aboveFlremei1 aboveFiremen
Firemen assisted in searching the thebuild thebuilding
build building Ins and found a few children In Inthe Inthe
the halls too frightened to Je leave ve the thebuilding thebuliding
building but the rescue work had been beenconducted beenconducted
conducted with such dispatch and good goodorder goodorder
order that it was believed until today todyall
all the children were out of the build buildIng building
Ing The Hebrew home nearby with n nJarge alarge
large number of Inmates was saved savedPOLICE savedPOliCE
New York Aug 31A gold watch
locket and chain and handkerchief be
longing to Dora W V Hookey and evidence evidenceof
of a struggle on the edge of the Jerome Jeromepark Jeromepark
park reservoir near where the articles
were found led the pollee to believe to toIy
day Iy that Miss Hookey was murdered murderedibe
Tbe girl 1r1 who was 19 years of age was
last seen IVedneaday V nesda night with Charles
S Schock The young mans body was
found In the re reservoir ervolr yesterday and the
reservoir Is being dragged In the hope
of flndlne findingatrace a trace of his companion companionr companionFIRE companionFM
Roawell N M Aug nLea Hall
tM Original building of the New Mexico
military Institute was completely de
HrnYfld b by f re r of unknown inkn vn origin today
11t hs I is 3000
Miss Nancy Osborne Is Killed KilledInstantly KilledInstantly
Instantly in Elevator Acci Accident Accident
dent at the LatterDay LatterDaySaints LatterDaySaints
Saints Hospital HospitalStruck
Struck In the back of the head by bythe bythe
the automatic elevator at the L D S Shospital Shospital
hospital In some manner at present presentnot
not known Miss Nancy Osborne a asenior asenior
senior nurse at the Institution was In Instantly Instantly
stantly killed last night nightThat nightThat
That she was hit with j1 terrific force forceIs
Is shown by the fact that her neck neckwas neckwas
was broken her skull fractured her herleft herleft
left jaw broken and the right side of ofher
her face badly lacerated laceratedThe
The scr scream am of Miss Mary Preston a anurse anurse
nurse was the first Intimation received receivedthat receivedthat
that something terrible had happen
Rushing out Into the hall Dr H L LLole LLowe
Lowe house physlpn saw tM man manI186
4 iP1n I186 o Oeboe rne lyiIls qn
u svar wflic wag at tIt thp4
time moving downward towArd tile tile1m thefirst
1m fl floor or Jumping to the top of the theelevator theelevator
elevator he grabbed the dead body In
his arms and held It until the first firstfloor firstfloor
floor bad been reac reached The cage wa wathen wasthen
then rallied to the level of the s second < < ond
floor and the body removed removedNo
No Witnesses WitnessesNo
No ee witness sa saw the unfortunate unfortunateyoun unfortunateyoung
youn young woman just at the time the ele elevator eleValor
Valor struck her herMiu herMiss
Miss Preston and Mrs Bertha Tones Jonessaw Tonessaw
saw the body shoot upward after the thecontact thecontact
contact and the latter state that It Itturned Itturned
turned a complete somersault toward towardthe towardthe
the top of the car carJohn carJohn
John Wells secretary and general generalmanager generalmanager
manager of the hospital stated last Jastnight lastnight
night that something must have gone gonewrong gonewrong
wrong with the mechanism of the ele elevator elevator
vator and just how Miss Osborne was wascaught as ascaught
caught will probably never be known
bas been In operation operationsince operationsince
since 11104 the year it was Installed and andthis andthis
this is the first accident that has hap happened happened
pened on It Itoil ItMiis
Miis oil Osborne Was 31 years ears of age and
the daughter of D Osborne police
judge at Rexburg Idaho She would
have graduated from the hospital on i
September U l of this year ear She Is sur survived survived
vived by a father mother six sisters sistersand sistersand
and five brothers two at Rexburg
Idaho a brother G W Osborne of the
Sunset Grocer company of this city cityand cityand
and two Melvin and William doing doingmluionary doingmissionary
missionary work in England It Is like likely likely
ly that the body will be shipped toda todato today
to Rexburg for burial burialThe burialThe
The body has been taken In charge
by the undertaker and may be viewed viewedby
by friends after noon today at the theresidence theresidence
residence 143 Center street streetONE streetS
Mexican Flood Situation Con
to and andAppeals andAppeals
Appeals Are Issued IssuedMexico IssuedMexico
Mexico City Aug 31A dispatch re received received
ceived here from Monterey the Mexican Mexicancity Mexicancity
city that was swept by a flood a few fewdays fewdays
days ago says 300 bodies werefound to today today
day grouped about an old well on the theoutskirts theoutskirts
outskirts of the cit city Nearly 1000 1000bodies 1000bodies
bodies have been recovered to date and andit
it is believed the total de death th list will wUlreach willreach
reach 2000 ooo Scores of bodies are said soidto saidto
to have been swallowed In the river riverquicksands riverquicksanda
quicksands quicksandsTh
Th situation at Monterey Is more se serious Serious
rious than was at first supposed The Theefty Thecity
city lacks food and water The federal federalgovernment federalgovernment
government has sent an additional 20
000 to be expended for relief In Mex MexIco Mexico
Ico City 10oe has been subscribed subscribedLarendo subscribedLarendo
Larendo Tex Aug 3LThe National Nntfonalrailway Nationalrailway
railway succeeded In reestablishing reestabllshlngrailway reestablishingrailway
railway service with Monterey today todnyA
A local train left this morning and andmade andmade
made a slow run of the 168 miles to that thatcity thatcity
city The regular through MexIco City Citytrain Citytrain
train left Laredo at 4 oclock this after afternoon at tar tarnoes
noon noesWashingtOn
Washington Aug nThe American AmericanNational AmericanNational
National Red Cross has Issued an appeal appenlto
to the American people for contributions eontributlonsfor
for the relief of the Mexican flood suf sufferers sufferers
ferers Contributions may be sent to tothe tothe
the National Red Cross care of the war wardepartment wardepartment
department washingtOn It Is believed believedthat believedthat
that from 50000 to 100000 will be need needed needed
ed to meet the emergenCy omergencyThe
The central committee has ha directed directedthat dircetedthat
that 2000 000 be sent to Consul General GeneralHanna GeneralHanna
Hanna at once ThIs sum nearly ex exhaush cxhaust
haush tIle fund nlwas kept on hand by bythe bythe
the so soiety lety for em exuergery rg nf
Well known Ogden man who is chairman of committee named to prepuet prepuetpetition prepsepetition
petition for special election electionAt
41 41At
At Great Lagoon Meeting Steps StepsAre I IAre
Are Taken to Ask for Special SpecialElection SpecIalElection
Election on Plan PlanB
B By a great majority the land owners of Davis ADd W Wear countJe8 countJe8tenIay s sterday
tenIay afternoon In a meeting at Lagoon decided In favor of eatab1IIIIa
lag an Irrigation district to consist of the moat fertile lands In the two twocountie twocounties
counties A committee Wall named to present a petltl petition n te the count countcommlll8loners county
commissioners uklll aaking r for a special election to determine whether or DOtsuch DOt notsuch
such a district shall be established establishedThe establishedThe
The meeting wu the Initial move In on ond of the moM Important projects
If not the most Important ever commenced In Utah This project baa u
Its object the construction and completion of gigantic Irrigation works workswhich orawhich
which will water the arid and semiarid lands for forty miles from the
Hot Sprln Springs s near the northern part of Weber county to the Hot Springs Springson
on the southern line of Davis county at a cost of nearly four 111Iou of o
From the exprNek1b8 expresslolisfrom ef Umet Umetfrpm
from 1100 land ownelll In the dlRrktaffected district districtaffected
affected who met at Lagoon yesterday YMterdayto
to discuss s the que question tJo It Is practical practically
ly certain that a great majority of the theland theland
land owners favor the e establishment tabllshmentof
of this project and that they will take takeadvantage takeadvantage
advantage ot the opportunity offered offeredthem offeredthem
them and organize this district The re resuit resuit
suit will be that a as soon as water JD JDsurffclent Insufficient
sufficient supply Is placed on this land laQdthe landthe
the valley between tween Salt Lake and 0 0den Og
den will rival In fertility and production productionthe
the famous fruit districts of the Grand Grandriver Grandriver
river valley In Colorado and the Hood Hoodriver Hoodriver
river valley In Oregon OregonPromInent OregonProminent
PromInent Men Attend AttendAt
At yesterdays meeting < < Governor GoversaorWilliam GovernorWilliam
William Spry John Henry Smith Proto ProtoLewis ProfLw1s
Lewis A Merrill Major R W Young
Col Willard You Young g of Salt Lake J G
M 1 Barnes of Ang Angus a T TWright PWright
Wright ot Ogden Thomas 1 L Allen J JH JH
H Booth of Bountiful and a large num number numher
her of others spoke jn favor ot the theorganization theorganization
organization of the Irrigation district districtunder districtunder
under the Pope Irrigation J hiw w At the theconclusion
conclusion of the talks a rising vote voteon voteon
on the proposition was taken and a agre agreat
gre great t majority of ofthe the audience pledged pledgedthemselves pledgedthemselves
themselves to vote for the organization organlutlonof
of the district dlstrictThe districtThe
The project contemplates the Irl1p Irl1ptfon irrigation
tfon of from 30000 to 58000 acres ot otarid ofarid
arid and semIarid lands In Salt Lake Lakeand e eand
and Weber counties at a coet of from from13500O0
3500000 to 4000000 It Is proposed to toorganize toorganize
organize an Irrigation district under the thePope thePope
Pope law and to bond the district for forthe forthe
the necessary amount In twentyyear twentyyearbonds twentyyearbonds
bonds to purchase the canal system sy8temnow systemnow
now being constructed by the Weber WeberRiver WeberRiver
River Power Reservoir company companySpecial
Special trains brought land owners ownenfrom ownersfrom
from the rorth and south yesterday to tothe tothe
the Lagoon meeting to discuss the proj project project
ect From Ogden 080 came to the meet meetIng meeting
Ing fifty came from Rlverdale fifty tlftyfrom fiftyfrom
from Clinton fifty from Cleartleld 100 100from 100from
from Layton 200 Oft from KaysvtUe 200 200from 200from
from Fannlngton 100 from CentervlJle
200 from Bountiful twentyfive from fromStockdale fromStockdale
Stockdale and 200 from Salt Lake Be Before Before
fore the meeting there were many not notfamiliar notfamiliar
familiar with the proposed project who
6 6were
were to oppose it but after afterthe T Tthe
the meeting at which tile entire prop prosositlon
ositlon iUon wu plainly put befON them themthe thRithe
the suatinient timent fav favoring the plan was al almost iimost
most unanimous 1UIDImouThe8alt unanimousThe
The8alt The Salt Lab tram en7 carrying frri frritionists
tfonlsts from BaIt Lake 8tneJf 8tneJfBountiful 8tockdais 8tockdaisBountiful
Bountiful and CentelTlJle reached La Lagoon Lagoon
goon at 2 245 yesterday afternoon bait baitan
an hour bead of the Ogden train trainWhen trainWhen
When the train reached Lagoon It Itduring was wasduring
during a heavy rain storm TIle raID raIDhowever rainhowever
however drowned not a bit of the 11 11rlgatlon It1gatton
rlgatlon ardor Of the tarm farmers jad u uran they theyran
ran to cover and Ad talked trrItion Jt Jtu Jtas
u hard as a though there w ucves a ane asuggestion
suggestion ne tlon of rain In Utah UtahMc UtahMusic
Mc by Quartet QuartetWblle QuartetWhile
While waiting for the Ogden traM tNiathe traMthe
the lrr1ptlomat from the south ptll ptllered gathered
ered In the Lagoon pavilion The Im Imperlal Imperle
perlal quartet of Salt Lake consisting con8lst1ocof
of 1Ire Fred < l C Graham Thomas JlhwortJa AahworthVictor JlhwortJaVictor
Victor ChrIstopherson and Willard WillardSquires WiflardSquires
Squires anI beautifully several very verypretty verypretty
pretty songs During the meeting tbe tbeIrrigation thsIrrigation
Irrigation arguments were OCC8Io OCC8Iorelieved occasionally occasionallyrelieved
relieved by this quartet and Its singing
Following the quartet John P M Mrecited MkI MkIrecited
recited several choice bits of poetry
Leo J Muir spoke briefly of the hit Irrfgat10n hitgatlon
gat10n project saying that It wu tile tilegreatest thegreatest
greatest enterprise ever undertaken In InUtah InUtah
Utah and that the possibility ot such suchprojects uchprojects
projects made Utah future futureThen snows snowsThen
Then the Ogden train bearing four fourteen tourteen
teen coa coacbei reached Lagoon and DearI nar narly
ly a thousand JrlIptionillts from tile tilenorth thenorth
north nULrC marched bed to the pavilion heeded bea4e4by
by the Kayavll1e band With the ar arrlval arrival
rival of the Ogden < > den train the thewas meetIu meetIuwas
was formally opened Seat on the plot pIatfrom plotfrom
from were occupied by J H Gt GreatBountiful eC eCBountiful
Bountiful chairman of the mun munGovernor meeting
Governor William Spry United 8ta 8taKansh States StatesMarshal
Marshal I Jamee H Anderson Major It ItW BW
W Youn Young Col WUJard Young Prof ProfL
L A Merrill John Henry Smith Thom Thomas
as L ADen of Salt Lake David 8toker 8tokerTamea 8tokerJames
James A EI Eldredge < Irede of Bountiful J a GM
1 M Barnes Representative J W Tho Tholey Thora Thoraicy
icy of Kaysvllle C 11 Ktdd1etoa Ktdd1etoaAnIWl MIddietesAngus
Angus T Wright of Ogden H J 1 SIaeI Sh Shfield
field Elias Adams of Layton AnthGa AnthGaContinued AnthaContinued
Continued on Page 10
Ten Hours Reduction Is Planned IsPlannedin PlannednRunn
in nRunn Ru nnIng ng T Tim me e From FromChicago Fro m mChicago
Chicago to Seattle SeattleCmCAGO SeattlemoAGo
moAGo Aug 31The railroad running time from 0Jd Chicap ia iatIe totie
tIe will be reduced to sixtytwo hoursteD hOtlll below tJae tb pl1M pl1Mschedu1eas pnset pnsetscheduleas
schedu1eas the first move in a war declared upoi po all other western weltenLnorthwestern aa aanorthwestern
northwestern railroads by James J Hill of tile Great 1fort Northern ml aocordi1ar aocordi1arto
to story the RecordHerald will print tomorrow
The Burlington Great Northern and andNorthern andNorthern
Northern Pacific have made a propotiA propotiAtlon proponition
tlon to the postoffice department to put puta
a new fast mall train In service btwea btweaChicago weea weeaChicnso
Chicago and Seattle to make the long longrun longrun
run In sixtytwo hours Notice was wasserved wasserved
served today by the Burlington that eC eCtecthc effective
tecthc Sept 12 that road would no nolonger 3iolonger
longer observe the western passenger passengertrain r rtrain
train speed agreement but would rf rfduce reduce
duce the running time of Its main C1 C1cngoDenver Chi ChicagaDenyor
cngoDenver train by two hours hoursIt
It the government accepts the propo proposition proposition
sition It will result In fc11itaUng tellitaUn th thnorthwest the thenorthwest
northwest mail servIce Ly full halt a I
day It is proposed t start the > new newtast newfst
tast train out of hi about 10 a am ain
m and arrive at < an n noon of the thethird thethird
third day dayThe dayThe
The Burlingtons mOve In the direction directionof r rof
of faster time between Chicago anj anjDt2nver aniDenver
Denver may lead to another phase ef I to topromied topromised
promised speed war Formerl Formerly th the I Ilago
lago cageDenver DEwr > d1Hi httuI ule was as twenty tventvul
and o1lha f h Jlr ir > but now It j is t ttYi1n tand
tYi1n and nd ihaf hut 101 IoidZ tk1 tk1cir
cir ad dZ ti fl c t 1n r i l Ir dn dnAgreemeul j jAgreemrHL
Agreemeul ie iethe illl > I Ith
th the Pacific coast Shortly after It w wut WfUi
1 ut < t iii 11 br or t a airreIfleflt < nem1t was blokeQ blokeQb
b sew t rl t1j > 11oi >

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