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H Will Improve Water System Through Sale "of City" Property
H, Reservoir And Settling Basin May be Installed. s
Bj Marshal And Sexton Send In i J
H Quarterly Reports.
B Tho city commissioners wcro busy :
H at tholr regular Tuesday night meet-'
B lng listening to reports from various
H city officers as well as attending to
BB tho montbly appropriations. Commls-
H sioncr G. W. Llndqulst submitted nn
BIU Interesting report on conditions o(
Hi the city water systems. He stated In
Hi tho report that nt present tbo system
H as It now stands has cost tho city
B approximately $155,000. Taking tbo j
BR plpo from IS inch wood stavo mains .
B to tho thrco quarter Inch distributing I
Hi pipes, thcro nro over twenty-eight
Bl miles of plpo In tbo system, with,
Hj 1100 servlco connections. The city
HJ has laid this summer 11,987 feet of I
Bl water mains. The commissioner rcc-!
BB ommends that during tho coming
BJ year, n survey bo mado of tho system I
BB and a map prepared designating tho
fl slzo of pipes to bo used upon all
BH streets of tho city; also that a mo-1
H tor bo Installed nt tho Intake To
I nbato a nuisance of sediment and i
Hj leaves now encountered during tho '
spring and fall, n recommendation Is
IJ Tho freezing of water pipes in the
BB homo of Fred W. Crockett caused n,
BB terrlllc explosion yestorday morning
H Just ns tho family wcro preparing
j to sit down to tho breakfast table.
Bjftk Fortunately no ono was hurt. Tho
JpP stovo wns blown to spllptcrs, parts
Li. tbiown through the doors, petition
HJ wall nnd out of tho window. A scut
SB tie of coal -was pitched through the
window. A wreck of tho kitchen was
BJ mado. The cause of the explosion as
J was stated, was duo to freezing of
BJ water pipes and lighting of a flro
Bo In tho stovo. Considerable time had
BJ elapsed after the flro was started
BJ beforo tho explosion occured. Break
Bf fast bad been cooked and tho family
J had retired to tho dining room to
H eat. Tho flro department mado a bur
H rlcd run to tho scene but no fire de-
veloped from the explosion.
I Tho coming mooting of tho Utah
I Stato Dry Farmers Association which
Is to convono at Ogden upon tho evo
nlng of January 23rd and extending
over tho following day promises to
bo ono of tho best attended gather
ings of tho kind over held In the
Stato. Following as It does so close
ly upon tho International Dry Farm
ing Congress which convened at Loth
bridge In October It is reasonablo to
oxpoct that It will profit materially
from th0 advertising that was glvon
to that great meeting of agricultur
ists. Tho program for tho affair Is
now completo and Is glvon hero In
Much o. tho spirit of tho Interna
tional Dry Farming Congress Is to
enter Into this gathering of tho lo
cal dry fanners as will bo soon from
tho progrnm. Thrco of tho principal
addresses oolng taken as a tesult of
tho features which characterized tho
International gathering. Tho prog
rnm follows:
Evenlno Jan. 23, 1913
President's annual address Pres.
a fa Lewis A. worrlll.
t W. Tho message of tho International
V Dry Farming Congress Lon J. Had
dock, Publicity Bureay, U. A. C.
Lessons from tho dry farming con
gress nt Lethbrldge Proa 3. W, Pax
man, Nephl.
,Pry Farming ns a world wide movo
ment Dr. J. A. WIdtBoo, Pros. U,
I A. C.
J What Dry Farming has dono for
' UtahHon. Win, Spry, Qovornor of
v Utah.
Morning Jan. 24, 1913
1 Election of 'officers
I Appointment of committees
I Tho boit whoat on dry lands, from
1 Continued on page eight '
mado anil adopted by tho commls
! ston to construct a combined rescr
, voir and settling basin, just below
tho ennnt Intake. The oxpenso at
tached to tho construction of this Im
provement will be ns far as possible
J met through tho salo of lands In the
i vicinity of tho present Intake of tho
i water main anu near tho cemetery.
Tho city marshal reported during
I the quarter ending December 31,
1912, sixty-two persons had been ar
rested for various offenses Of this
I number twenty-eight had btcn nrrest
, ed for drunkenness. Tho sexton re
ported that during the samo porlod
i twenty-four burials had taken placo
In tho city cemetery.
Mayor Haybn.. recommended that
tho building Inspector bo Instructed
I to havo owners of buildings over two
j stories Inhelght, comply with tho or
! dinnnco regarding flro escapes.
Tho city engineer was Instructed
to mnka a map and get out an ab
stract of tho lands In tho city of
which Logan City Is the owner.
I The 11. Y. basketball team Is
rounding into shnpo for tho league
j scries -nt a rapid rate. Tho Crimsons
I play tho opening gnmo of tho series
this year on tho 31st of this month,
with tho U. of U. team In Salt Lake
City, nnd Conch Jensen Is working
hard with his men to make thnt
gamo a good Index to tbo rest of tho
I scries.
I Several games, asldo from tho
icnguo games, nro being arranged
for so that Logan basketball fans
will not lack plenty of good spirited
entertainment this season. Tho first
of theso games will bo played In the
It. Y. gymnasium next Saturdny eve
ning with the O. S. A. tenm from
Proston, Tho Preston tenm has
been to Logan onco already this sea
son, and from tho showing thoy made
on tholr former trip tho D. Y. boys
will have to keep busy all the tlmo
If they win.
Mr. Mcrkley Is working hard on
bis wrestling toam to have them In
shape for the tournament that will
bo held in Salt Lake January 27, 28
and 29. About twenty men are try
ing out for the team and in order
to make a fair selection an Interclass
tournament will bo held at the Col
lege within tho next two weeks.
In Logan City1 wo havo a man who
is as good authority on uio raising
of poultry as any one you will meet
In many a day. Ho can Impart practi
cal Information on tho raising of
chickens In n manner that cannot bo
mlstukcn that he knows what ho Is
talking about. This man Is II. ,
Norman of the Seventh ward. Mr.
Norman has been n rnlBer of chick
ens nnd Is now In tho 'business of
storing eggs. Ho was kind enough
eit.srdny to gho Borne of his Ideas
on raising chickens to a rcpiesenta
tlvo of this paper. In the first placo
Mr. Norman Bays Utah's poultry In
dustry Is not half developed. That
this stato annually Imports 100 enr
loads of eggs, valued at $300,000, and
purchases from other states for lo
cal consumption $00,000 worth of
chickens. Sovorai reasons aro ad
(Continued on pago eight)
A Democratic political lovo feast
was held in Salt Lako City yesterday
The affair was known as tho Jackson
Day colebratlon. A number of tho lo
cal aspirants for tho post ofllco Job
went to tho capital to work politics.
An Interesting Bcrap Is dovoloplng
among tho local bosses for tho job.
rirst ono declares ho has tho posi
tion tucked away undor his hat, then
similar assertions aro heard from
sbmo ono else.
President Elect and Mrs. Wilson at the
Wilson Birthday Celebration In Staunton, Va.
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Photon copyright, 1912, by American Press Association.
It was one of tho biggest events In the hlttory of the little town nt Staunton, V'u., when President Elect Wilson
visited there to celebrate his fifty-sixth birthday at the house In which be wiin burn. Mr. Wilson had suffered u be
vcre cold several days beforo his departure and virtually loft his jed to mako the trip, but despite the slight hoarse
ness nild other remulnirig effects of tho Illness he was In good trim He nmdo one of the most vigorous ,scechct of his
career thus farln tho shadow of tho little bouse of bis birth. The town was decorated In festho attire, nnd tbo week
was Bet aside" ns n holiday and homecoming period. The picture hIiohh. from left to right, Mr. Wilson, Mrs. Wilson.
Mrs. William II. Mnnn and Governor Mnnu of Virginia as they reviewed the parade In Mr, Wilton' honor. Some of
the parndera nro shown In the lower photograph.
Boosters To Report On Building Plan I
and Advocate Legislation For I
Bear Lake Road
Tho special commltteo appointed
to draft tho articles of Incorporation '
nnd by-laws of tho Homo Bultdlng '
Society will bo prepared to report In I
a short tlmo when a mass meeting I
of tho citizens and business men of
Logan will bo called for tho purposo
of effecting an organization of tho
Socloty, If desired. Many especially,
tho wngo earners, aro Interested and
havo expressed tbemsolvcs thnt they
will becomo shareholders Just as
soon ns tho organization Is effected.
Tbo joint commltteo from Rich and
Cache Counties has decided to havo
a bill drafted rclatlvo to tbo con
struction of tho new proposed routo
through Logan canyon to Hear Lako
and send to tbo stato representatives' .
and sonators from tbo two counties, i
If tho bill Is adopted It will bo of
grent benefit to tho people of both
counties, nnd tho state Indirectly.
Tho commltteo In charge of tho
Dooaters Annual Dall to bo given at
tho auditorium on Monday, January
13, will havo everything arranged to
Bhow tbo publlo a good tlmo. Tho
purposo of tho ball Is to got better
acquainted nnd to promoto a moro
friendly feeling among tho citizens.
Tho dnnco Is for tho public and not
for n soloctcd crowd. Refreshments
will bo served and special decoration
mado. Tickets CO cents,
A flno baby girl has been born to
Dr. and Mrs. T. 13. Iludgo.
"I do all my own chores, such as
feeding cattle, milking cows and ten
ding to pigs and chickens," said John
Illggs of Mt. Homo In talking to
friends on tho streets of Logan yes
terday afternoon. Mr. Dlggs Is eighty
two cars of ago and Is as halo and ,
hearty as many men of half tho years
Ho Is In Logan doing tcuiplo work
this week. Ho said yestcraay that ho
docs not oxpect to llvo to bo much
over n hundred years of ago and as
the tlmo Is drawing nigh, It Is tlmo
that ho commenced to placo his houso.
In order. Tho enreer of John DIfags
has been qulto an eventful ono. Ho
Is tho husband of two wives, us Is
true of many of tho older settlers of
this state". To him has been born
nlneteon children. Thoy aro all liv
ing, oxcept Miss Delia Illggs who, It
Will bo romemborcd was burned to
death at Franklin some tow years ngo
when a can of conloll oxplodcd touch
ing flro to her clothing. Tho other
members of his family aro all mnr
rled, except tho youngest child of
tho first wife, Mrs. Jano F. Wright
IHfigs, whom ho married at tbo Salt
Lake Tcmplo Jn tho year of 18C9,
nnd ono child of Mrs. Jano RaniB
bothah Dlggs whom ho took to wife
In tbo year 1870 at tho samo placo.
Both were Franklin girls at tho tlmo
of tho marriage
John Qlggs was born In England
nnd accepted tho gospel when a
young man of nineteen ycura. Ho
enmo to Franklin fltty-ono years ago
In tho yoar 1861 and was" of valuablo
servlco to the early settlors qf that
Continued on page eight ,
Stockholders of Local Institution
Meet and Lltten to Flattering
Tho nnnunl meeting of tho stock
holders of tho Cncho Valley Hanking
Company was held at Its banking
rooms on Tuesday morning, a largo
number of stockholders being pres
ent, nmong others, William Murray,
William L. Allen, J II. Campbell,
W. II Darloy, A G Ilurber, Peter
I Peterson, Uyrum Nobokor, Joseph
Nowbold, N. W. Kimball, Olof Cron
qulst, Thos. Humphreys, Mrs. Re
becca Stownrt, nnd Abraham Jorgen-
I A completo statement was rendered
tho stockholders showing a vory
gratifying und substantial growth
jjenr by year slnco its incorporation
' In 1903, tbo present condition of tho
bank being tho best In Its history
Tbo old board of directors was un-
1 nnlmously ro-olected, tho dlroctornto
standing as follows:
Hobor Parker, Joseph Nowbold,
Godfrey Fuhrlman, Josoph E. Shep
ard, Olof vlronqulst, Hyrum Nebekor,
Alvln II. Thompson, Hyrum Hayball,
Georgo H. Champ. Later in tbo day
tho board qt directors mot, organiz
ing as follows: George II. Champ,
president; Alvln II. Thompson and
Hyrum Hayball, vlco presidents; Jo
soph E. Shopard, cashier, Nathaniel
W. Haws, assistant cashier.
W. J. Hnrrlson who hnB been con
fined to his bed for several days with
a sfivcrc attack ot smallpox Ig slowly
recovering. r
Meet And Select Officers For ' ! H
Coming Year. Dr. Thomas H
And David Tarbct Sue- 1 H
cccd Themselves. AvAvAvJ
The city board of education met on H
Tuesday evening for tho special pur- BftyBB
poso of effecting n now organization
of tho board. A full quorum wns pro-
sunt nt tbo appointed hour nnd tho
business of tho meeting proceeded ;
ory harmoniously Dr. Georgo , BftyBl
Thomas was re elected president of
tho board by n unanimous vote Dr. '
II J Frederick was elected vlco AyAfJ
president of tbo board nnd David Tar- BH
bet, ro-o'ected clerk. Tho matter ot ij BH
tho funds ot tho city school was ta- 1 BBH
ken up nnd n decision reached wboro BBBb
by bids will b0 naked for from tho t BAfAfJ
city banks. Tdo Imnx which ghes BBBJ
beet inducements from tbo following & M
standpoint will In all probability bo ' .
given tho school account: Tbo best M
rnto of Interest on dally balances. - BBVBV
and tbo lowest rnto ot Interest on 1 BBBJ
overdrafts nnd loans. Tbo bank which 'iBAVAVJ
Is awarded tho account will bo prlv- BBBJ
llcgcd to nomlnatn tbo treasurer to , ' f BBBJ
bo confirmed at ,i salary ot ono dol- BBpBB
lnr per year by tho board. )'! PAVA1
l)r Thomas mud" ti report ton his BBH
lecont islt to Salt Lako whoro ho i BAVAb
went as n mombor of a special com- ' BBB
mlttco on school legislation. Supt. J BBB
Molyiicaux was appointed n mombcr fi BBB
of n commltteo from Provo nnd Mur- '?
ray to take up matters rolatlvo to ' BBB
taxntlon for hlRh bcIioo! purposes In BBpH
cities of tho second class, , ' , BBbH
. i) iH
C E Condi scaler or wolghts BBpB
nnd measures; his assistant P. W. ( J
Salmon; nnd Assistant Stato Food mVbI
and Dairy Commissioner, J. C. Lam- ' BBH
bort nro In tho city on ofllclnl bust- Bjfl
ncss, Tholr work for u short tlmo I" BjfJ
now will bu among tho Cache Valley rVflfBi
farmers Thoy aro limiting un en- BH
deavor to pursuade all milk produc- ' 'BBB
ers to use sanitary milking palls. H
Coal scales throughout tho county h BH
aro being Inspected, Sovorai pounds 'llVfll
ot short wolght butter wcro found ' VbB
upon tho counters ot local morchants "1 IbH
during an Inspection tour of tho city b BAH
yostorday and tbo manufacturers f BABB
wero required to replace tho butter if BjBJ
with standard wolght. BH
It Is stated that tho electric light ' ' M
bill for tho firm ot Kolth O'Drlon of B
Salt Lake City reaches tho modest :
Bum of one thousand dollars per BABJ
There will b0 hold nt NIbley Hall H
a conjoint Instttuto ot tho Logan City BflfJ
and Cncho County teachers on Satur-,' : BABJ
day, January 11, 19U at which a, pro-' 11
gram will b0 given by tho pupils of l'l H
tho city and county schools. Dr. A. IH
E. Wlnshlp will locturo on "Making ! H
tho Roys Manly " Tho publlo Is cor- , BAfi
dlnlly Invited. , H
To look upon the gculnl counten. ff B
anco of tho now county commission- ' Bfll
or Hon. Jumes J. Fncor, ono would ml
hardly think ho wns possessed of '''J Bfl
much partisanship Whatovor tho t
facts may bo ho gently went up ti
against It on Monday at tho meeting 'iM
of tho now board of commissioners. llB
Tho Incident happened when Asses- iIiIVbI
sor Woodward was recommending as- 11 Vfll
Bistnnts for his onico. Mr. Woodward irH
had recommended Mr. Hondry of ' n B
Wellsvlllo, and wns asked If h0 djd 'I; fl
not think It would bo a wise thing H
for hlra to koop Mr. Georgo Llljen- H
qulst in tbo ofllco, as Mr. Llljonqulst BB
wns ono of tho best qualified men H
that could bo found in a day's march 1 fl
and would glvo him valuablo assist-. 'II
anco. Tho Assessor roplled: "Droth. Jf fl
er Llljonqulst Is my choice but I (jll BJ
havo beon told by tho commissioners ill BJ
that no Republican could bo appoint- M BJ
ed." This statoraont brought Com- Til M
rolssloner Cronqulst to his feet with' HU
this retort: "Sco here, now, I am ono I yH
ot the commissioners and I hare nev- H
or told you any such a thing." As- fill
sossor Woodward qulotly roplled: ')iil
"Brother racer toldme so.' ' nVjfll

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