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TrtterMountalnllepubflcan i ou1 ublln SALT LA LAKE KE CITY UTAH H WED WEDNESDAY N ES DAY SEPT 15 1909
Price 5 Cents lb at itk ke eratL 0 1
President Delivers Speech in inBoston inBoston
Boston Before Starting on onLong
Long Tour Through Western Westernand Westernand I II
and Southern States StatesSPEAKS StatesSPEAKS
believes the Era of Prosperity i
Has Dawned Once More and andThat andThat
That Work Commenced by
Roosevelt Will Be Completed CompletedTHREE CompletedI
Boston Sept 14President Taft Taftwas Taftwas
was the guest of the solid men of ofBoston ofBoston
Boston tonight alid a dinner was wasgiven wasgiven
given in his honor at which he de deJivered delivered
livered an address touching upon the theissues theI
I issues now before the country The Theaddress Theaddress
address marked the beginning of MrTafts Mr NrTafts
Tafts 13OOOmile tour which will willcarry willcarry
carry him through twotlrirds of the thestates thestates
It will extend x tend from Boston to seattle seattleSt SeattlefflI
fflI St Louts to Ne New Orleans and EI
Pas Tex back to Washington
IIII dinner celebrated the merging ot
Bostonl j3osto three leading commercial
bodies the Mfrchanta allllOClatlon the
A Aociated oeJated Board of Trade and the
Chamber ot Commerce Into one organi organization organization
zation with 3000 members
Distinguished pesta frn m national nati9Da11and
and state polItical life from the ju
dkiary of the nation and state from fromarriiy
I L army and navy and conareaa congresdonal onal and andrcfl
fom rcfl local church civic and bUMtne8B bus1nessircks
irlles were pre present enL Among the In
ited guests were wereGeneral werejenerul
General Carlos Garcia Yeles elez Cuban
rJlllIlster Secretary Meyer Secretary
1iagtl Justice Oliver Wendell Vend en holmes Holmetlor
or Pr the
United States
supreme court courtnator courtS
S inator nator Crap Governor Draper Arch
bishop 0 Yonnell onnen of the Roman Catholic
archdiocese of Bomon Bishop Vilbrd
r I Muileleaa Iallelet o t the Methodilt EpillCO
Ial hurch William Nel80n Cromwell Cromwelllnset
1 U lnset for fq PlUhrmn lMntnfsslon
President Tafts Speech SpeechT
T am on the eve of beginning a Jour
r TIy of 13000 miles in Icnt said Xr
Tit which will enable me to see teM
all aud hundreds of thousands of m fellow
tizens an and pnable them I hope to Bee
rll r Occasionally I hear a query why I IIlfluld
Ilfluld uld start off on such a trip and what
lid tirticular rticular Irood does It do to anybody
vi It certainly Is not going 0111 to be a
Jhtmre triP although I shall enjoy IL
1 It t will bring tlo closely ely t tp me the needs ot otI
I I rtieular sections so o tar as national
1 bla islatlon tloo Is concerned and I believe It
Will 1 milk me a wiser man and a better
IlIhlic officer officerCommon officerCommon
Common Sense View ViewI
I ought to be u able le to explain to the
Twole some ot the difficulties of govern
mnt and some of the problems for so
lutiun from the standpoint ot the extu
t tLv i VI and the legislator as distinguished
from that ot the honest but Irresponsible
lrities Our chairman haa made some
Jffrence to the number of subjects to
wlllch the attention of congress may well ell
1 l directed 111 the first place there
j the moneta monetary situation While hlle It I IJrnhable 1R
Jrnhable that the Vreeland bill would aid
lIS U In ca case e of another financial crash It
Is certain that our banking and monetary
stm I is a patchedup affair which IIIt
jt ir1s es nobody and least of all those who
1 r clearheaded and have a knowledge
cf f what a fInancial system should be L
central Bank of ISEiue ISEiueIt s6ue s6uecxerese
It is quite aplllent from the state
11lt8 r uts of Mr Vreeland now the head ot
th committee on banking and currency
In I i tht t tie hou house e and from the conver converzaUons atloDs
lf Mr Ir Aldrich chairman of the monetary
flmmi mflhlfliSiOfl adon and of the finance commit commitb
J b tt of the senate > that the Idea of the
YIIInttary commission Is for some sort
c j arrangement for a central bank of Is
fill ue which shall control the reeerve and andcentral
xerdse a power to meet and control the
c cual sual str1ngent > y which from time to time
will W i 1 come In the circulating medium of
tl Iountry and the world II > rld
Mr Aldrich states that the there are two
Intispnsable ndilpens ble Jequtremenblln in any plan In
1 1ing Ing a central bank of l issue sue The
Is i that the control of the monetary oqe
sys Y8
tm shall be kept free from Wall street
fitst and the other Is that It shan
Jlnt t be manipulated for
pUIpo purposes purposesAldrich ea eaAldrich
Aldrich to Swing Around Circle
1 am told that Xr Aldrich will wing
around the circle this tall and will Ise
tare In many of the cities ot the middle middleContinued middleContinued
Continued On Page 2 2I
Mrs Sutton and Her Attorneys
Not Governed by Report Reportof
of Dr Vaughan VaughanWashington VaughanWashington1
Washington Sept 14 14Mrs rs James N NSutton NI
I Sutton and her attorney have planned
the methods they Intend to take to re
move the stigma ot suicide uicf4 from fyo Mrs 118
Suttons son Lieutenant Sutton whose
body was exhumed and examined at
Arlington yesterday The attorney de det
dIned t to give out any statement to
night pending the report ot Dr
Vaughan but Mrs Sutton said saidNo saidNo
No matter what the nature of Dr
Vaughans report Is we are determined determinedon
on what our next action will 1M laDr
Dr Vaughan saId he had 1Jacr no nochance
chance as yet to make out b his report on
tlU mtopsy but would probably do 80
tomorrow The small piece Qr foreign foreignreatter foreignyratter
reatter which was found in YOUtg Sut Suttris I Itr8
tr8 head and whkh Dr Hughan in intlnds
tfnds to examine t d i1terrnint tfrmjn its > uu j
If3ncE Is In the hands ot the Suttons SuttonsttrflP
ttJrnE3 Dr Vaughan said tilE object objetI
1 I ked er ery much like a mall pi piece ot
lead leadC
Their Numbers Came Out OutAmong OutAmong
Among First Twentyfive Twentyfivein
in Idaho Land Drawing DrawingAlCO
AlCO Ida Sept JITo4a wltnea witnessed witnessedtbe ed edtbe
tbe biggest and JJtMt 811CC successful 8 ful land landdr landdrawing
dr drawing wtng In the IIIstOlT of the state ot otIdaho ofIdaho
Idaho occasioned by Ute opening of
80 80000 acres under the Carey act under undertbe underthe
the big Lost river Irrigation project DOJeeLTwentyseven projectTwentyseven
Twentyseven states were ere represent represented
ed in the drawing and IO names taken
from the box tb this afternoon each win
nhtg a prlae prlaeAt priseAt
At the close of o the oftice at 111 1 oclock
tonight 580 AenS acr bad d been contract centraeteel
eel for wiSh t the e M4 r IftfII Jf
watton eonI coesrmny Afty f ur WtIfer 1er
were holders of the first
twentYflv8 numbers drawn P D
Myel Cottonwood 0 J TLongfel T Longfel
low Bedford Ia Hiram Schwartz
Katwas City Mo 10 W E Lagrave Chi
ego III Christian rlstl8n Kaiser Brecken
ridge Cob J T lIcCoothy Ponc
Neb J L Crawford Tulsa Okla D
M Welch Logan Utah John n
White Twin F81J Ida H E
Beauchamp Bedford Ia Bertha rtha Conn
Denver T A loran Ielrose 18 E
F Baker Cleveland 0 E P Van
dyke Brookln Brookinga S D H E Perr Perry
Ogden Utah C V Vanse Vanscoy y Logan
Ia M 1 L Thatt San Francisco Cal I
G P Bracken Montpelier Ida J C
Cost Chicago Victor Smith Rock
Springs Vyo n 11 Emery Seneca
Kan Peter Jepson Salt Lake City
Harry Arve Boise Ida CalvIn Crum
backer Garfield Wa Wash h Charles Hill
Rartlen Wash WashFilings
Filings will continue during the week
until all appUcants are glv given n homes or
lands exhausted exhaustedLOWER
to toLOWER
Mexico City S Spt > pt 1IThe port of
Muelege on the east coast of Lower Call
orals was overwhelmed > d b by a tidal wave
Septt Sept 4 There were several fatalities and
considerable property was destroyed The
tidal wave flooded the Inland district for
a distance ot about two miles milesREWARD milesREWARD
Detroit Sept 14A rtwar reward of 1000 was
offered today or Information leading to
the apprehension and conviction of the
person or persons respon responsible lble for the
death of Ml Miss s MabeUe Millman of Ann
Arbor whose dismembered bo body y was
lound last week In Ecor Ecorse e creek and the
lower D Dtrott troit river
Commander Peary Makes Pos Positive Positive
itive Statement to Associated AssociatedPress AssociatedPress
Press Correspondent Who WhoWent I
Went North to Meet Him HimFURTHER HimFURTHER
Death of Prof Marvin of Cor Cornell Cornell
nell a Source of Keen Re RegretHearth RegretHealth
gretHearth of the Party
Generally Good on the Trip TripPEARY
Battle Harbor Labrador Sept 14 14Via 14Via
Via Wireless to Cape Ray N F FI TI
I am the only white man who has hasever hasever
ever reached the north pole and I Iam Iam
am prepared to prove it This state statement statement
ment was made by Commander Rob Robert Robert
ert E Peary PearyThe
The Associated Press tug Douglas DouglasThomas I
Thomas after Ii stormy passage up the
we west t coast or NewfOundland and andthrough andthrough
through the trait of BeUe Isle from fromSdney fromSydney
Sydney arrived at this Iollel lonely whaling whalingand whalingand
and mlasion settlement at noon ye yester yesterday ter terday
day A squall ot rain was sweeping sweepingover weeplngover
over the harbor as the Thomas steamed steamedIn
In but with glasses It was poible O 2lble to tomake tomake
make out the mast and hull of the arc arctic arctic
tic steamer Roosevelt moored In the theinner theinner
inner bay The Thomas broke out the thenorth thenorth
north pole flag the same me emblem that thatWIUII thatwas
was flying from the mluenmast of the theROOtevelt theRoosevelt
Roosevelt and l gnalled signalledThe gnalledThe
The AflscClated Press congratulates congratulatetou
you ou
Dogs Yelped a Wclcome WclcomeThe
The Roosevelt then signalled the thethanks thethanks
thanks of Commander Peary for thItImeaase this thismessage
message whereupon the Thomas gave gavethree
three loud blasts Oft her whistle In re response
ponae there came from the Roo Roosevelt evelt a achorus
chorus of bark barking and yelping from the theEskimo
Eskimo do doss on board echoed bock 1Mwkfrom bockfrom
from the surrounding hills hillsThe hillsThe
The Thomas drew near to the Roo Reese ReeseveiL e evelt
veiL The Meain steamer < < looked little the
worse orse for second trip to the polar polarreglo polarregiolts
reglo regiolts A Along long the rail were gathered gatheredthe
the members of her famous crew among
them the redoubtable Captain Robert
B Bartlett rtlett who was at once recognlftdCaptain recognlftd recognisedCaptain
Captain Bartlett Invited the Thomas
to lay alongside and the correspondent correspondentto
to come on board wlthoqt delay The Therwre Thecorresioedent
rwre corresioedent pondqnt clainbeied lHreIl DYe tItoIL
tbstet tbstetdirect
direct to the cabin to meet the man who
bas stood upon the apex of the world worldGreclings worldGreetings
Greetings Exchanged ExchangedThe I IThe
The commaders greeting was cor
dial dialThl
Thl Is a new record In newspaper neWlipaperenthusiasm newspaperenthusiasm
enthusiasm he Ie said and I appreciate appreciatethe
the compliment compUmenLThe
The correspondent at once began beganquestioning beganquestioning
questioning the explorer regarding the themerits themerits
merits of Dr Frederick A Cooks claim
to having reached the pole The com commander cornmander
mander declared positively that he hewould hewould
would not further discuSs this sUbject sUbjectuntil subjectuntil
until the main point whether Dr Cook
had actually reached the north pole or ornot ornot
not had been decided by others He
then dictated the following telegram to
the Associated Press for publication publicationDictatcd publicationDictated
Dictated a Statement StatcmentI
I am the only white man who ho has hasever
ever reached the north pole and I am amprepared amprepared
prepared to prove It at the proper time timeI
I have already stated publicly that Cook Cookhas Cookhas
has not been to the pole This I re reaffirm reamrm
affirm and I will stand by It but I de decline decUne
cline to discuss the details of the mat matter matter
ter These will ill come out later I
said that Dr Cooks statement that be
had reached the pole should not be betaken betaken
taken seriously and that I have him himnailed I
nailed b by concrete proof to support my mystatement mystatement
statement In six months you OU probably probablywill
will get the whole 8tOI story It would not
be policy for me to enter upon a full fulldebate
debate on the subject as It now stands
To do so I would oultl be giving out much
Information of which other uses could
be made > I Intend to walt until Dr
Cook has Issued his full authorIzed authorIzedJlltatements authorisedstatements
statements Up to the present time th there re
have been only newsp newspaper per accounts ot
Dr Cooks alleged polnor trip and the these thesemay e ema
ma may or may not be accurate When Dr I
Cook has time to Issue IL complete au
thorized version of his journey will be beContinued beContinued
Continued on Page 8
Director We w Campbell of L Lick ck
Observatory Gives Result of
Mount Whitney Trip TripSan
San Jose Ca Sept 14Director W W Campbell of Lick observatory
who announced several days ago the result of his discoveries regarding
the atmosphere of the planet Mars has just returned from Mount Whit
l1ey the highest point of land in the United States I
Mr r Campbell bU completed a 8nOp 8nOpof
81 of the data secured by the expedi expedition expedition
tion The trip was financed by Wit William Wit11am
liam H Crocker regent ot the Unher Unher81t Univeralty
81t alty of California DIrector Campbell CampbellIn
In his report 88sIt says saysIt
It had for Its purpose a stull study ot the thequ thequestion
qu question tlon of water vapor In the atmos atmosphere atmosphere
phere tJt the planet Mar The Instru Instruments I
ment consisted of Ii sixteenInch hori horisontal1iftectlng honzontal
sontal1iftectlng zontal reflecting telescope anti a suItable suItablespectIelCOpe suitablespecttocOpe
spectIelCOpe The observations made madeon
on the nights of Sept 1 And 2 were weremainly weremainly
mainly pbotographl pbotographlVater
Vater vapor In the atmosphere of ofan ofany
an any planet causes dark bands to be
trmed at certain definite po positions itlons In
th spectrum of that planet bon bonspicu bonspicuous plcu plcuOUs
OUs band II If the water vapor Is abun
dant hwonspcuoul bands If the quanI quan
tlty is light as a this the only method I
knwn is not a sensitive une J e I
The o observer rver of Mars must look up
through the earths atmosphere and the
great quantity or water Vapor In our at
mosphere It the
observer Is near sea
level or at an ordinary altitude brots btos out
the effect ot
any Martian vapor mak
Ing a solution ot the problem Impossi
By ascending Mount Whitney altI
tude 14601 feet the Crocker expedition
placed Itself above Probably fourfifths
or more of the earths water vapor
l Further < urther the air on Mount Whitney was
astonishingly cle clear r during the time ot
the observations With rlth barometer 17 173
Inches all temperature 29 degrees Fah
renhelt and wet thermometer 17 de
grees or the amosphere wlllrecognize wlll
recognize that the observers of Mars
were looking through remarkably little
terrestrial water vapor vaporEyn vaporEven
Even this small quantity would be
almost fatal to SUtCf success > S It WI > did not notContrnued notContinued
Continued on Page 8 j
Since Harrimans Successor as asPresident asPresident
President of Bank Is An Announced Announced
nounced Wall Street Says SaysMorgans SaysMorgans
Morgans May Govern Rail Railroads Railroads
New York Sept 141 P Morgan Morganjr
jr was elected today to the late E EH BIt
H Harrimans place on the board of ofdirectors ofdirectors
directors of the National City bank bankBy flnk flnkBy
By Wall street the election is regard regardJ regarda9Q
a9Q J QiOIt OIt I wo giiJIaut t of ofIt ofThe
The It l1I gj I financial developments developmentspresumably developmentspresumably
presumably indicating that harmo harmonious harmothous
nious relations exist between the theMorgan theMorgan
Morgan and the Kuhn Loeb loebStand loebStandard Stand Standard
ard Oil groups of financiers financiersAdded financiersAdded
Added weight was given the event eventbecause eventbecause
because It followed closely upon reports reportsthat reportsthat
that the Morgan interests were about
to take an active Interest In governing
the Harriman roads and that the theyounger theyounger
younger Morgan was slated R8 the ulU ulUmate niHmate
mate eucces successor or of f 1lr Harriman In com command cornmand
mand of the Union and Southern Pacific PacificoysteDis Pacificsystems
National City bank Is controlled
by the Kuhn IAebStandard Oil Inter Interests Interests
ests which y sterdat 88Umeci Ii com commanding cornmanding
manding po positionfor ltionfor the time being at
leastIn the UnIon Pacific executive executivecommittee executivecommittee
committee committeeGeerge committeeGeorge
George W Perkins of the firm of J
p Morgan Co is already Ii a director of ofthe i
the bank and the ad additional ltlonal re recigni recignition Ognl Ognltron
tron ghen gtventheflrm the flnn today was taken to tomean tomean
mean not merely the existence ot an anentent anentente
entente oonIiaJe but the consumma
tion ot an active working alliance be between between
tween the two great groung of Amen
can financiers financiersCommanding financiersCommanding
Commanding Position PositionThe
The Commanding posItion whICh the
National City bank intere interests t8 now hold
in the H Harriman rrlman railroads Is Indicated
by the tact that tour of the six mem
hers ot the reconstructed executive executivecommittee executivecommittee
committee of the Union Pacific are dl
lectors < in the bank Jacob H Sehitr
William Rockefeller Frank A Vander
lip and Henry C Frick FrickThe FnickTIle
The changes In the Southern Pacific
directorate today as a reltult ot lIr
Harrlmans death were prec precisely I the thesame
same as t those made in the Union Fa Faclflc Paelite
elite directorate yesterday Judge Lov Lovett Lovett
ett succeeded Mr Harriman as chair chairman chairman
man of the executive committee while while1acob
Jacob H SchUr and Yllllam Rockefel
ler were elected directors and made mademembers mademembers
members of the
enlarged executive com committee cornmittee
mittee No action was taken In the mat
ter of electing a succes successor or to Mr Har Harriman Harriman
riman as 1 president presidentThere > IeIIidentThcre
There were meetings today of the di directors dlrectors
rectors of the Illinois Central railroad railroadand
and the WellsFargo company in both bothof
of which Mr Harriman bad member membership
ship Neither board took action to fill
the vacancy
Government Trying to Take Promi Promin Prominent
n nent t New York Men to Wyo Wyoming Wyoming
ming for Trial TrialNew TrialNew
New York Sept 14The WyomlQg WyomlQgcoal
coal lands case came up today before
United States Commissioner Ollehrlst
WUberforce Sully a director ot the
American Maltl MaIling corporation of New
York Frank T Wells and Rufus T
Ireland I d of A Amityville ItY le N 1 Y and Oe Geere r
W fendants were
Indlct Indicted by the federal grand Jury In
Wyoming last May for conspiracy to
defraud the United States government out
oCIOOO of 1000 acres of what are known a as the
vacant coal lands at Lander Wyo 0 The
hearing today was up after the appJlca
tlon of the federal authorities In Vyom
leg to have the men returned to that
state for trial trialThe trialThe
The government rested Its case today
with the reading ot the IndlctlQllHta Mr
Ireland one of t te e defendants then took
the stand
Grand Junction co o Sept 140raln
fields in the vicinity of Gunnison aD and
Telluride are burled under a blanket of
snow as a result of the heavy storms
ot ytlttr yesterday ay Despite the warnings of
frost for last a t nilhL howpypr none ap
IHanll LrJ Earh fruits iap jvi tlrcad tlridy btfn bi n
ha rvSt f th r n is s but flight danger
tJ t15 n ic > v >
Also Many Ranch Houses HousesSummer HousesSummer
Summer Resort Hotels and andTent andTent
Tent CottagesFlames Are AreRoaring AreRoaring
Roaring on Pac Pacific ic Coast CoastSEVERAL CoastSEVERAL
Rangers Doing Good Work and andin andin
in Many Places the Progress Progressof
of the Fires Has Been BeenStoppedBig
StoppedBig Trees Saved SavedLOSS SavedLOSS
San Flancisco Sept 14Several 14Severalthousand
thousand men are engaged in a dozen dozencounties dozencounties
counties in California in fighting nu numerous numerous
merous forest fires that threaten threatenranch threatenranch
ranch and resort buildings as well wellas wellas
as many square miles of valuable tim timber
lands As a result of these con
fiagratio11S unusual heat prevails prevailsalong prevailsalong
along the coast coastGreat coastGreat
Great damage already has been done doneto
to ranch houses and several groups or orsummer ofsummer
summer resort hotels and tent cottages cottageshave cottageshave
have been en destroyed destroyedThe
The l1 most oat serious fires reported today todayare todayare
are In northern Sonoma Vest Napa NapaMendocino NapaMendoclno
Mendocino Santa Cruz Lake and Los LosAngeles LosAngeles
Angeles counties Although desperate deeperateetrortl desperateefforts
efforts were made yesterday and today I Ito
to prevent further spreading of flames flamesthe flamesthe
the fire fighters have succeeded but In Indifferentl indifferently
differently differentlFlames differentlyFlames
Flames Spreading Near Preston PrestonIn
In Napa county where Walters WaltersSprings WaltersSprings
Springs was de destroyed troyed and the cottages cottagesand
and tent houses at Burkes sanatorium lanatoriumwede sanatoriumwede
wede badly damaged the fire burned burneditself
I itself out toda today but In the hills near
the flame are spreading In In8eeral inseveral
several new directions directionsIn
In the vicinity of Uklah the whole wholerountry wholecountry
country 18 ablae and hundreds of eitl eitlzens eltiacne
acne are working under the direction directionof
of experienced foresters > rs to stop the theprogre18 theprogress
progress ot the flames The They are back backfiring backfiring
firing to save save the forests from destrue destruetlon destruetion
tlon tlonIn tionIn
In the vicinity of CaUstotra the con COftflagratlon confiagration
flagratlon that threatened that town townlatit townlast
last night hal been controlled A hen hUftdred
dred men from St HeLena succeeded ita itavlng IavIng
vlng IIU mihurbas Nold000es RIeneea scattacd scattacdthiair = aU aUtJIroa
tJIroa thiair IrtJIe the f8 fuethRlz fuethRlzBig tbAIL tbAILBig
Big Trees Saved SavedNear SavedNear
Near at8Ollvllle a fire has been beenburnlnc beenburning
burning for two days spreading In the thedirection thedirection
direction of Gilroy Rangers succeed succeeded
ed In saving the big trees In the state statepark statepark
park parkThounds parkThousands
Thousands of acres In the foothills foothillsWlNlt foothillswest
west of Donovan alley Lake count counthave county
have been swept by the flames but buttbe butthey
tbe they are now under control controlFires controlFires
Fires that threatened the San Gabriel Gabrielwatershed Gabrielwatershed
watershed north of Pasadena called calledout cailedout
out many ranger and cttl3ens and for Cora
a time the oil region around Whittier Whlttierwas
was wa In danger
Meet ot the tires so Car reported reportedoriginated reportedoriginated
originated at points where campers had hadleft hadleft
left embers or from sparks from en engines engines
gines The fields and forests are es especia1ly ospecially
pecia1ly combustive at this time of the theye theyear
ye year r when the long dry season fa faIrawlng isdrawing
drawing to a close clOleGood closeGood
Good Work of the Rangers RangersLos
Los Angeles Cal Sept HReports HReportsreceived 14Reportsreceived
received today from the flrellwept for forest foreat
est areas of this section of southern southernCalffornla southernCalifornia
California Indicate that the flames have havebeen havebeen
been brougbt under control and fur
tIter great reat damage Is not expected expectedSplend1 expectecSplendid
Splendid < 1 work on the part of the forest forestrangers forestrangers
rangers In the San Gabriel water watershed watershedon hed hedon
on the Puente hlUs and In the canyons canyonsnear canyonsnear
near Oxnard has resulted In diverting divertingthe
the lines of fire from heavily wooded woodedtracts oodedtracts
tracts and today the names are con confined confined
fined to the brush on the mountain mountainlopes mountainslopes
lopes slopesOnard lopesOxnard
Oxnard Cal Sept HFire Is burn burning burning
ing today In the hills to the west of ofMoor ofMoor
Moor Park and also In stock ranges rangesnear rangesnear
near Strathearn and Tape TIanche TIancheuch TtaneheMuch
Much uch damage hu been done In pasture pastureland pastureland
land and several apiaries have been beenburned beenburned
burned But hard fighting has saved savedha savedhay
ha hay settings and bean crops Hundreds Hundredsof
of families fo fear > ar th the result iC a heav heaveast heavy heavywind
east wind should come UD
to law uie uielean
lean people may well await with confi confidence confidence
dence the maturity ot the fruit for forsurely forsurely
surely all present Indications point to tothe tothe
the most abundant national prosperity prosperityund prosperityunder
und under > r the new tariff law lawRetErrlng lawReferring
Referring to th < > tur f f the > pnltp Ir IrrI Irnigiton
rI nigiton ptiol1 committpe flcilO iifltrr tir < rtr aaid aaidThe asidThr
The work Irk cC t the Irrigation nmmlttee
Harper E EBennett Bennett Accused of ofWife ofWife
Wife Murder on the theWitness theWitness
Witness Stand
Lo An Angeles < < ele Cal Sept 14 14I I never neverktaed neverkissed
kissed Xr Mrs M Moister Iater In my ute Mrs MrsMoister r rMoister
Moister Is not my amnlty 1 never told toldanybody toldanybody
anybody that she was and I never neverued neverused
used tile word ILmnlty In connection connectionwith
with lth her or With any fl other woman womanTh womanThese
Th These se were the fo forceful ul declarations declarationsof
of Harper E Bennett the real estate estateJnaIt estatemoat
moat who I is bet being tried for the murder murderof
of Ills wIfewhsn tte wilen he tQok the stand In InIt inhi
It hi own del dSf3ap Ita superior court
today Bennett 4elen e ot Mrs Mol Molster 01 01ster
ster was even more vehement than that thatot thatof
ot hirc himself elt He derii de l cl that he had ever
held Mrs 1M Moister on h1 his lap or done doneal17 donsany
any ofthc of thc acts ofacompromlsing of na
ture described by witnesses Itnesae for the thostate thestate
state stateIM stateMrs
Mrs IM MoIster for the love ot whom
the prosecution contend Bennett poi poisoned polsoned
soned hiS wlfewas wite was an Intere intereted ted spec
tator In the court room today The Thecrowd Thecrowd
crowd drawn to bear the testimony of ofthe ofthe
the d defendant filled the room roomBenn roomBennett
Benn Bennett ti directly rontradlcted contra icted the tee
timOny Of f Mrs Carpenter the prin princlpal principal
clpal witness for the state in all Im Important imnortant
portant PartIC ourticulars larB lIe denied cate
Montana Statesman Is Willing the theParty theParty
Party Should Stand or Fall FallUpon FallUpon
Upon Record Made MadeHelena
Helena Mont Sept 14Senator Thomas H Carter of Montana who whoarrived whoarrived
arrived home last night from Cheyenne Wyo where the senate commit committee
tee on irrigation disbanded was interviewed today on the tariff and on onthe onflip
the work of the irrigation committee He said
The tariff bill Is a Republican legi legilative legislative
lative measure and the party will stand standor
or fall upon the tariff bill as a whole wooleAll wholeAll
All Intelligent men know that no bill billeoverlng billcovering
covering so many Item and requiring requiringI
the concurrence of 80 man many representa representatives
tlves and senators can be framed to the theentire theentire
entire satisfaction ot everybody If the thesigns thesigns
signs ot the times > S are to be taken Into Intocount Intoaccount
account count the new tariff law Will proethe prove provethe
the most effective measure of Its kind kindever kindever
ever pa passed aed In the Interest ot American AmericanIabor Americanlabor
labor and American capital capitalIf
If the old Baying by their fruits ye yeshall e esha1
shall know them Is tll hold good In Its
gOrlcaUy several conversatlODlJ which
Mr Carpenter teStified she had had hadwith hadwith
with him himFurther himFurther
Further he accused her of having at attemptefl attempted
tempted to force hint to pay her 1000
for her favorable testimony In the damI dam damage
age suit which he had brought against againsta
a local grocer connection in with the tbedeath thedeath
death ot his wIfe which resulted he heallegell healleged
alleged from the eating of canned chili chilicon chilleon
con carne He testified that Mrs rs Bsn Bsnnett n nnett
nett took mtdlflne which contained containedstrychnine containedstrychnine
strychnine among other drugs This Thisthe Thisthe
the defense contended would account
for the presence or strychnine in the thestomach thestomach
stomach of the dead woman womanREAR womanREAR
Yashlngtn s Sept pt 14Rear Admiral I
Daniel D Stuart who was proQoted proQotedthrough proipotedthrough
through til the retirement of R Rar > ar Admiral
Sperry Sept 3 will be tranl1frred to the theretired theretired
retired hat spt Li Hp 11 Is a native ot otNew ofNew
New York and was 118 graduated from the theIAVal theiayal
IAVal academy In Ie IeThrough ianThrough
Through Admiral Stuarts retirement retirementCaptain retirementCaptain
Captain Jossutb Nles will hi b > promoted promotedto
to the rank ot rear admiral Commander CommanderThomas
Thomas S Rogers r1I to that of captain captainLJeutenant captainLieutenant
Lieutenant Commander Casey B Morgan Morganto
to that ot commander and Lieutenant Lieutenantalter
Walter alter M t Falconer to that of lieutnant lieutnantcomman I
comman er
ot the senate extending from North Da
kota through Montana WlUlhlqton
Or Oregon on Idaho Wyoming Nebraska and
South Dakota terminated at Cheyenne Cheyenneon
on Saturday evening last We Ve traveled traveledsomething traveledsomething
something over 3000 miles by rail and
In the neighborhood of 1018 miles over
land on the thirtytwo day of the
journey Ve found no evidence of die dilhonesty
honesty or mlapproprlat1 n of funds fundsThe fundsThe
The only difficulty seem to be that tno tnoman t tmany
man many projects were undert undertaketi ken at once onceand onceand
and that mane money 1s not at hand to com complete cornplete
plete them promptlYhence we have In Inmany Inmany
many cases a large initial investment
In the construction of dams and reseT reseTvors resetVOIrS
vors which will vil be of little > use until
distributing systens ytf > ns shall han > blen blenconstructed beiiconstructed
constructed tc onvey thE c aIr t lhe
land landThe
The committee will resume Its work
Ort 31 at Denver therpafter v1i1i1 j < ijtin HII HIIprojIts ttu ttuprojts
projIts in fflradp o1rad rtah N v l h a J JIfirnla
Ifirnla Ingli Ni lrw w 11tXl < tJ At Arand Jjj Jjjand
and western Kansas
Leading Financiers or United UnitedStates UnitedStates
States Cuba and Hawaii At Attending Attending
tending Annual Meeting of ofthe ofthe
the American Association AuociationI AssociationSEVERAL
James J J1 Hill Speaker Cannon CannonVice CannoiVice
Vice President Sherma ShermaComptroller ShermaComptroller
Comptroller of the CUr Currency tllry
Murray Among Speakel s sBILL sBILL
Chicago Sept 14Bankers from fronievery
every sta s tate in the Union and repIe repIesentatives representativee
sentatives of luACial iltitutions 111
Cuba and Hawaii joined today in the theopening theopening
opening JeilioJl of the thirtyfifth an annnal aunnaI
nnal eonnntio of the American AmericanBankers AmericanBankers
Bankers UIOCiatiOIl hera heraA ere ereA
A warning < < that the United Stat Statmay taf tafmay
may soon tease to be an exporbr exporbrfoodlituft5 exportFrfoodstuffs
foodstuffs was given to the comentn comentnby
by James J 1 Hill HiliThe HillThe
The Idea that Wf feed the wont wurlbeing wontbeing
being corrected said Mr Hill d dunless i I Iunles
unless we can Increase the allPkuhur agricuhiipopulation I Ipopulation
population and their product the theHon Ill Illtlon
Hon of a source of food
supply pply at h II IIBOOn i isoon
BOOn will super supersede ede the question Iff 1 a amarket amarket
market abroad abroadThl abroadThis
This poUlble condition Mr lr Hill Hilltrlbuted Hilltributed
trlbuted to the Increa increased d tendenY f ftbe
the rural population to seek city Ii I r rand I Iand
and In corroboration he cited tho thcrease d dcrea
crea crease e In the value of farm landl jlJ ineastern i ieaatern
eastern states contrasted
the I Idltlon i idition
dltlon In European countries with 111 111United inUnited
United State StateMr StatesMr
Mr Hili sought to Impress fin t tbankers I
bankers that future pro prosperity prosperitycome perlt perltcome
come In developing agriculture tf rati t r rthan t tthan
than In extending foreign markt niarktComptrollr > t tComptroller
Comptroller M Murrays urry Address AddressLawrence A dress dressLawrence
Lawrence O Murray comptrolo > r rthe rthe
the currency dlllcUMed the guarai guaraiof i iof
of bank deposits He said IftfdI saidbelieve
I believe In Just one kind of gJi gJianty guanty
anty on deposits I believe In the gu guanty U ll llanty
anty which comes from rein the COmjltndl COmjltndlof eompt ri I Iof
of the currency doing his duty 1m 1mthe
the Jaw from the
bank exanllll < r udoing c cdoing
doing their duty and from the ex extive i itlve
tlve officers and directors ot thp th bi h II ndoing c cdoing
doing their duty and In acrordann s j jthe t tthe
the oaths of office which they ta taThat ttk ttkThat
That kind of guaranty Is practkbJ practkbJand
and does not cost thebank the banks an XIIi XIIidollar x1rdoiiarnor
dollar doiiarnor nor permit depo dePositors itore to lo L Ldollar s
The delegates were welcomed welcomedGovernor welcomedGovernor
Governor Deneen and Joseph T Tfll Tfllbert Tibert
bert pre president 1dent of the Chicago Cleri Clerihouse Ie ri I Ibouse
house association a88OCiationSpch associationSpeech
Speech by Speaker Cannon CannonA
A pau pause e In the re regular < < ular program f fthe 1the
the day was made to permit Speak SpeakrCannon r
Cannon to speak speakSpeaker speakSpeaker
Speaker Cannon declared that the 1 1 1enacted u uenacted
enacted after the panic ot 1907 th thVreelandAldrich thVreelandAldrtch
VreelandAldrich act t wa was not perfld perfldbut perfctbut
but had had good 1e results ults He 1 si1 si1that jl jlthat
that when congress met It was 1 1sle Isieged
sle sieged < < ed by currency experts each dfJulJr dfJulJrIn dou Ii Iilug
In lug < < the orthodoxy of the other otherI
I believe Ueve said Speaker fannnl fannnlthat Cannonthat
that the only fault of the enacted la laIs a aIs
Is that It only lasts six years It is 1 r rperfect rperfect
perfect but It can be made perfect if ifthat i ithat
that law had been on the statute boJ1 boJ1ttwre ho lz i ithere
there would never have been n a IUHPtIJ IUHPtIJslon suspnslon
slon of business In 19Ct7 with It Its i isuance isuanee
suance ot clearing house certUkatC certiatReport
Report on Sill of Lading LaingL
L E Pierson chairman of f the bill billlading r rJadlnc
lading committee Informed the dd ddpte dIgates
gates ot the progress In securing U 1 n nform i iform
form bill of ladIng laws and the np npslty net netsity
slty ot rurth further r effort In that diredilf1l diredilf1lAtter directiuiAfter
After the Ie regular < < 11lar se session sion Vice Pnj Pnjdent Prsident
dent Sherman addressed the delegate delegateIt
It Is generally understood that t ilu ilunext 1t 1tnext
next president ot the association w wh I Ibe
be h Lewis fpj E Pierson president of f I
National bank New York IIW IIWvice nwvice
vice president of tire orlPlnl organization organizationThe tlon tlonThe
The next convention of the bank bankprobably bankeprobably
probably will be at Los Angeles whkh whkhsome whit ii iiseine
some time ago extended ft its Invltatin
There will be DO regular session t tmorrow Imorrow
morrow and the activity of the dclgates kit kitgates
gates will be devoted to the work workthe of ofthe
the trust company section and th thclearing thclearing
clearing house section seetlnnAMBASSADOR sectionAMBASSADORIN
David E Thompson Secures SecuresControl SecuresControl
Control of PanAmeri PanAmerican
can Stock StocleMexico StockMexico
Mexico City Sept fDavid Eo EoThompson i iThompson
Thompson United States ILlDltaatiador mbaasadortoday
today secured control of the Pan PanAmerican ParAmerican
American railway a Unr line from an IJ Gt GtroDimo Geronlmo
roDimo oa the Tebuaatepec National Nationalrailway Nation a 1 1railway
railway to Marl8eal Marl8ealAmbassa MarisealAmbassador
Ambassador lor Thompson did DOt make makeubl1c
Imbue the purchase price but sat tha t
hf h would have the con controlling llinc Int interest rtH
haYit secured by purchase bOO bOOIUG bOOIUGworth OO OOworth
worth of the stock JrtockTh stockThe
Th The line which II 244 mil mileF In 1 gth agthwas gthwas
was formerly o ovned ntd by L Los Argels Argelsand n gelit gelitand
and St LOlliI c pitaito < DP 1 p I oaky
being pre 1rsilent ident of th roc ii jr jrNu1afli iI 1 1tlan
Nu1afli tlan of Ls Angel yj lent iemr
n h sa1t > r TLompd1 1litIfl Il Il IiiI La i that
h 1 L1t 1 f gp rrut g j Ie it itLLjt li
ht i L i1 i t I d ie e fill fillentrance frentrance
entrance Ito Centril ntr 1 America T Troad TruIl
road will he mprdd ll1d fl1 fr Thllll rhii
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