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The Garland Globe J. A. Wlxoro, Edltoi ft Manager. GARLAND UTAH UTAH STATE NEWS A brush factory Is one of the latest Industries established In Salt Lak City. Accused of stealing a sack of pick les, John Logan, aged 54, Is in the Bait Lake jail. Contracts have been let for the completion of the new Salt Lake) eounty Infirmary and hospital, at a eost of $100,000. The state of Utah Is fifteen years old. On January , 1800, I'tah cele brated the inauguration of its first tate governor, Meber M. Wells. Monroe Is suffering from an epi demic of scarlet fever. Twenty two families are under quarantine and all public gatherings are prohibited. According to the report of the state librarian to the governor, there were 13,804 books in the library when the f early report was made, December 20, 1910. Clarence Walker and 1). A. Ray bould, two Salt Lake youths, have purchased a Curtiss biplane and will enter the international aviation meet I at San Francisco. The fruit growers of Weber county are endeavoring to form an organiza tion for the purpose of handling next year's fruit crop, it being teh inten tion to dispose of the services of the commission men. f Stricken with heart failure, Mrs. M. A. White, aged seventy cars, died at her home In Salt Lake City, belnR alone at the time death came, her death being discovered by neighbors everal hours later. The Ice crop of Ogden is practical ly a failure thus far this winter, and Ice men are decidedly discouraged. There Is at present but six and one i. half Inches of lee on the various l ponds in that vicinity. ' Sawing two steel bars in the out- Ide corridor of the city Jail at Og Men, three prisoners, serving time for I petit larceny, made their escnpe. It Is supposed they were furnished saws by friends from the outside. While under the Influence of liquor and brooding over financial reverses. W. C. Ayers attempted suicide at hta home in Salt Lake City by slashing I x his throat with a butcher knife, lie failed to cut deep enough and will recover. After an investigation by the state fish and game commissioner of the pest of mice reported in Cache valley he has reached the conclusion that the cause Is the wanton destruction of hawks and snakes in the valley by I the farmers. The mining camp of Alta Is receiv ing its yearly heavy snowfall. The . rl twenty-foot mark has been reached In several places, with the snow fall ing steadily. If this condition con tinues a month will see the mining camp completely burled. Farmers in Salt Iake county and In other districts where the alfalfa weevil has been active, are to wage a determined campaign of extermina tion against the Insect, which has been increasing in late years and do ing much damage to crops. Edward O. Anderson of Richfield, a f student In the high school depart ment of the Ilrigham Young unlver Islty, has been selected for the mid shipman appointment to Annapolis, conferred on the university by Sena tor George Sutherland a short time ago. In Salt Lake City during the past twelve months, there were 1.608 ar rests for drunkenness. There were 1,277 cases of vagrancy and 200 ol petit larceny, while the liquor ordi nance was violated thirty-eight times and the sidewalk ordinance eighty-two times. The Provo postoffice on Tuesday began receiving deposits under the postal savings law passed at tnc last session of congress and success foi the ByBtem Is indicated by the first day's business and inquiries received regarding the new bank. Tony Marks, who now occupies a cell In the Salt Lake Jail, may be sent to the state prison for the theft of five cents. Marks matched a purse from a woman, and this form of rob bery entails a charge of grand lar ceny, even If there was only a penny In th puree. Utah's annual poltry show, which will be held In Salt Lake City the week beginning January 9, will eclipse ull previous meetings. A con ervatlve estimate places the number of fowl to be exhibited at 1,500. The record heretofore haB hovered arounu the thousand mark. The engineer in charge of the Strawberry Irrigation project reporti the striking of a big flow of Water i the tunnel, which has caueed a tern porary delay In the work The tun el.wa sextended 342 feet last month, making Its total present length 10.64f feet, twenty feet less than two miles l ISBSV Mil llll Ilfcmll " MAY FORTIFY GANAL FORMER SENATOR FORAKER SAYS UNITED STATES RESERVED RIGHT OF MILITARY PATROL. In Communication to President Taft, the Declaration Is Made That Eng land Always Understood the United States Would Fortify Canal. Washington. A contribution de signed to clarify the confused situa tion that has arisen over the right of the United States to fortify the Panama canal was submitted on Sun day by former Senator Foraker of Ohio to President Taft, who made it public. Throughout the period in which the Hay-Pauncefote treaty wns negotiated and ratified, Senator Foraker advised John Hay. then secretary of state, and made many of the suggestions that were Incorporated into the treaty lire serving to this government the right to take such means as It deemed nec essary to protect the canal and the shipping, without, specifically author ized fortifications. Senator Foraker's letter to Presi dent Taft reviews the B .-, i ( the sen ate in connection with the treaty-making with Bllglnnd and laws passed subsequently to the ratification of the existing Hay-Pauncefote treaty. Senator Foraker shows conclusively that the I'nlted States reserved the right of military patrol, and that Eng land always understood that the canal would be fortified by the I'nlted States. NEW YEAR LOOKS HOPEFUL. William E. Corey Says It Would be Impossible to Forecast Prospects. Pittsburg. "The new year looks hopeful and business at present is en couraging, but at this early date it would be Impossible to give more than i casual forecast of the prospects fot 1911." This was the statement made bj William E. Corey, retiring president Df the United States Steel corpora tion after the dinner of the Carnegie steel operatives at the DU Quesns club here, Given Toga of His Father. Charleston, W. Va. Davis Klklns, on of the late United States Senator Stephen B. Klklns, will be the sue ressor to the vacancy caused by the jeath of his father for the few days that will elapse pending the election Df a senator by the legislature. Gov ?rnor W. E. Glasscock signed the com- . mission Sunday night and Mr. Klklns accepted. Davis Klklns Is the eldest son of the late West Virginia states- I man. Ills home is In Morgantown. W. I Va., but he is now In Washington, at I the home of his mother. Mr. Elklns la president of the Klklns Coal and Coke company and the Morgantown & Kingwood railroad. One Reason for Many Divorces. New York. Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, head of the Woman's party in ' the battle for equal suffrage, thorough ly agrees with Judge W. B. Neff of Cleveland, O., that "what makes di vorce frequent in J his country is the fact that women now find it easy to be financially Independent of their hus I bands." "There can be no question M ' to the correctness of this view," said Mrs. Catt when asked for her opinion, of the statement. Troops Disperse Mobs. Lisbon. The popular fury aroused! by the publication again of the moii trchist newspapers culminated on, Sunday in violent manifestations. The offices of three were wrecked and It was necessary to order out troops to disperse the mobs. Soldiers are now guarding the premises. Oscar Straus Resigns. Washington.---Oscar Solomon Strauai of New York, former cabinet minister) and for more than a year and a half! American embassador to Turkey, has1 resigned, and will bo succeeded by1 Win. Rockhill, present embassador to. Russia. Population of Australia. Sydney, N. S. W An advance esti mate of the population of the Aus tralian commonwealth plates the to tal number of people In the six states at 4,474,000. Viaduct Car Jumps Track. Kansas City. Eight persons were Injured Sunday night when a west bound street cur on the elevated road at the union depot jumped the track The car was held on the viaduct when It stopped, leaning against the second story of the depot. Fewer and Better Laws. Austin, Texas. The legislature ol Texas convened in Its thirty-second session Tuesday to adopt "fewer and better" laws, if general sentiment can be taken as Indicative. AFTER THE HOLIDAY RECESS (Copyright, 1S11.) m INCREASE IN CONGRESSMEN Proposed Reapportionment Would Give Utah, Idaho and Montana one More Representative in Congress. Washington. The apportionment bill Introduced by Chairman Crum packer on Friday fixes the membership of the house at 433. The bill was re ferred Immediately to the census committee where the entire subject will be taken up. Should the bill as presented become n law, It means an increase over the prebeni membership as follows: Ala bama, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Ida ho, Louisiana, Michigan Minnesota, Montana. North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon. Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah and West Virginia, one each; Illinois, Mas BRcliiiBi-ttes, New Jersey. Texas and Washington, two each; California and Oklr.homa. three each; Pennsylvania and New York, six each. A majority of the members of the committee believe that this plan will prevail. VIEWS OF WOOLGROWERS. Livestock the Only Practical and Proved Insurance Against Forest Fires. Portland, Ore. At the Friday ses sion of the National Woolgrowers con vention, Secretary Walker of Chey enne, In his annual report, urged that the association organize a tariff board of Its own, with a well equipped bur eau of publicity as an auxiliary in a sustained effort to educate the people on the subject of the tariff as It af fects woolgrowers and manufacturers. Judge S. A. Lowell of Pendleton, Or., who delivered an address on "Forests and Flockmasters," charged the "black horse cavalry" of the east as responsible for most of the timber thievery which has "plundered the people of their heritage.' Daniel P. Smythe, secretary of the Oregon Woolgrowers' association, Pen dleton, Or.. In an address, asserted that livestock, especially sheep. Is the only practial and proved Insurance ngainst fires in national forests. He pleaded for scientific Investigation and revision of the restrictive meth ods of the forestry bureau, and ridi culed Jie policies of Gilford Plnchot, closing with the declaration: "One old ewe Is worth a dozen forest guards." Obstacle to Recall Election. Seattle. District Judge Cornelius II. llanford enjoined the members of 1 the city council on Friday from ap i propriatiug money for the spot lal elec ! tion called for February 7 to oust Mayor Hiram Gill under the recall provision of the city charter, for al leged misconduct In office. The court's decision was handed down In the case of a non-resident taxpayer against the city comptroller and the city council. Robbers Slay Saloon Man. Imlay, Nevada. -Three masked men on Friday night entered the saloon conducted by Kugene Qui I id, one and a half miles from this place, and shot the owner uead, following by shooting his wife in the back. She is believed to be fatally Injured. The robbers took $1,200 In cash and departed In the darkness. Southern Pacific train No. 3 was passing at the time and the bandits may have escaped oa It. Must Pay the Penalty. Washington. President Taft has denied application for commutation of sentence in the caae of W. S. Har lam, manager of the great lumber and turpentine company doing business in Florida and Alabama, who was con victed on a charge of conspiracy to violate the peonage statute of Florida Harlum must serve a term of eigh teen month's imprisonment In addition to paying a fine of 6,000. NOW AFTER ATLANTIC LINERS Government Charges Steamship Com panies With Combining on Steer age Traffic. New York. The federal govern ment brought suit on Wednesday in the United States circuit court under the Sherman anti-trust law against thirteen of the principal trans-Atlantic carriers, which are estimated to control 90 per cent of the steerage traffic, worth to them $55,000,000 a year. Twelve officers of the defend ant companies, all resident in Ameri ca, are named as co-defendants. These companies, the government charges, entered into an illegal con tract February 5, 1908, at London. Kngland, by which they constituted themselves the Atlantic conference, with power to apportion all traffic pro rata, Impose heavy fines on mem bers of the conference for violation of any article of agreement and wage competition against all lines outside the conference. As a result, It is al leged, the Russian volunteer fleet, plying between New York and Libau, wns driven out of business and the Russian-American line was forced to enter its membership. MET DEATH IN CHURCH. Candle Comes in Contact With Decor ations and Place of Worship is Turned Into Roaring Furnace. Mexico City. Fire and panic which occurred while a New Year religious celebration was in progress In a church on a ranch, near San Luis Potosl, cost the lives of seventeen and serious injury to more than eighty, chiefly women and children. News of the disaster reached this city Monday. The victims were work men employed on the hacienda and members of their families. The small church waB packed. In the course of the ceremonies a candle fell from Its socket and Ignited dry moss with which the building was decorated. The flames spread quick ly. Of those who escaped death by burning or suffocation, many were killed or injured by being trampled In the rush to escape through the nar row entrance. Few escaped without Injury. THUGS ROB MAIL CAR. Attack North Coast Limited and Wan tonly Shoot Mail Clerk. Auburn, Wash. Two masked high wayuien entered the mail car on the Northern Pacific Wednesday evening, Just as the train was leaving the King street depot, Seattle, at 7 p. m. As soon as the first robber got In the door he leveled his gun at Mail Clerk Harry O. Clark and or dered him to throw up his hands, and then fired before Clark could obey the command. The bullet struck Clark in the mouth, ripping out the teeth on one side of his mouth. As soon as Clark fell the two robbers turned their attention to the other clerk, C. E. Reld, and covered him. Both Clark and Reld were then locked up In the clothes closet In the end of the car, and were not discov ered until the train reached Auburn, the robbers In the meantime having robbed the car. Lower Tariff Rates Effective. Washington. Immense reductions In freight rates have been made by the railroads operating in the Rocky mountain and Pacific regions, In ac cordance with the orders of the inter state commerce commission. The pro ductions vary from 9 to 50 per cent. Efforts were made to secure Injunc tions from the courts to restrain the commission fiom putting into effect Its order, but they failed HUES KEPT SECRET TWENTY-TWO INDICTMENTS RE TURNED IN LOS ANGELES TIMES EXPLOSION CASE. All of the Indictments Charge Murder or Connection With the Crime, But Names of Those Indicted are not Made Public. Los Angeles The grand jury in g the Los Angeles Times explosion case 1 returned twenty-two indictments late Thursday. K All the indictments charge murder or connection with that crime. It is not likely that the names of any of the Indicted persons will, be made public until after arrests have been made. It Is believed that a large number of San Franclscoans have been indicted. Wholesale murder, the outcome of a dynamite plot, Is understood to be 1 the charge set forth In all the indict ments, but it is believed that not more than three or four men are nam ed in the true bills. The return of the indictments was the culmination of a disaster that ex cited the people of Los Angeles to a degree that for a few days bordered almost upon panic, and resulted in the offering of rewards aggregating almost $100,000. Union labor, which the Times and Its proprietor had op posed, was injected into the situation, and when the special grand jury was impaneled on October 2 It was imme diately confronted with two conflict ing theories. One of these, supported by the findings of an Investigating committee appointed by Mayor Alex ander, was that the Times plant had been blown up by uynamlte conspira tors. The other, presented by a com mittee named by the state building trades convention, then in session here, was that gas was responsible. STOPPED THE ELECTION. Voter, When Challenged, Throws Bal lot Box Into River. Huntington. W. Va. Municipal elections were held at a number of , small West Virginia towns Thursday, but at least one of these villages re mains in doubt as to whether it held an election. At Kermlt, Mingo coun ty, where the Adkins ramily of feud fame Is somewhat numerous, Dick Ad- I 7 kins was refused a ballot by the elec 1 A tion commissioner. Adkins declared 1 1 J that if he were not allowed to vote, ' 1 no one else would. Revolver in Itand, he is avowed to have taken the ballot box and tossed It into the Tug river. This ended the election so far as Ker- mit was concerned. To Inquire Into State Bonds. Boise, Idaho Representative Black, representative from Kootenai e.iuuty, took the Democrats off their fesi cir ly In Thursday's session by present ing a concurrent resolution which passed the house by a unanimous vote, which provides an investigating committee from the legislature to In vestigate charges of mismanagement of public affairs by "certain state of ficials composing certain state boards." Terrific Storm in Wyoming. Cheyenne, Wyo. A terrific wind 01 Saturday unroofed several building! here, overturned vehicles in th streets, paralyzed business and causes injury to a number of persons. Wll Ham Long experienced an aeria. fight when lie was blown across the railroad jards on the scaring roof ol a box car lie e: .aped w ith a broke! leg. George K. Gardner was blow under a train and lost an arm. Fail to Prove Efficiency. Washington. That the railroads ol the United Slates have not demon. stinted that their management is both efficient and economical, Is the conten tion made In a brief filed with the In terstate commerce commission by W 1). Ilaynie and H. C. Lust, on behall of the Illinois Manufacturers' associa tion In the pending Investigation of proposed advances In freight rates. Boy Confesses Shooting. Chicago. Lester Carlson, 13 years old, who confessed to shooting John Wiesplewskl, 8 year old, while play- I Ing "Indian," has been held to the ) Juvenile court by a coroner's jury. While Carlson was describing the shooting of Wlesnlewskl, the dead boy'B father attempted to attack Carl son In the court room, but was restrained. Gunboats Sent South. Washington. -The gunboat Dolphin, which Is now at the Washington nayy yard, has been ordered to Central America for general service In those waters. She will sail In a few days for Ouantanamo. The gunboat Vlcke burg Is now en route to Central America.