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Iron County Record I
Annual Exercises at B. A. C. Well
Attended and Prove Interest
ing and Instructive.
Principal Homer Presides and Pro
gram Carried Out Essentially as
Advertised Baccalaureate Ser
mon a Masterpiece of Oratory.
Aa previously announced in these
columns, tho Comemnccmcnt exercis
es of the B. A. C. wore held in ,tho
College auditorium last Tuesday nt 11
a. m., and were called to order by
Prin. Roy F. Homer, who stated that
there wcro present President Peterson
of tho parent institution, A. W. Ivins,
President of the Board of Trustees,
Dr. Harris and six other members.of
the board also Dean Milton Bcnnion
of tho University of Utah and other
distinguished educators of th state.
President Ivins then took charge of
the ceremonies and the following pro
gram was most beautifully and ably
Orchestra "High Jinks" Friml.
t Prayer Pros. II. W. Lunt.
Music: Vocal solo "The Big Boss
Viol," Otto Fife.
Talk "Gather Ye Rosebuds While
Ye May" Lucile Kunz.
Music Violin solo, "Caprice Vien
nois" Kriesler Mr. Johnson.
Talk "The America of Tomorrow"
Ottoson Luke.
Music Piano Solo, "Rondo Cnpric
cioso" Mendelsohn Inez Woodbury.
Address to Graduates Dean Milton
Chorus "Tho Voice of Spring"
) Rubenstcin.
i :jPrc3CTtatlo-n of Diplomns Princi
pal Roy F. Homer.
t Orchestra "At Sunset" Brewer.
Benediction Pros. II. W. Lunt.
In his address to the graduates,
Dean Milton Bcnnion states that the
vocations most necessary to tho
world today were those related to
the production to food, clothing and
shelter. This institution was espec
ially equipped to train pupils in these
, highly important linos, embracing Ag
riculture and Domestic Art.
Foreigners nre today doing most
of the higlhy skilled work in building,
engineering, contracts, etc. Much
need for the young people of America
to prepare to fill the vacancies daily
The primary object of a vocation
nhould be service rather than tho
, thought of remuneration which will
' follow as a natural consequence.
4i Unmarried women with n vocation
are not old maids. They have nono of
the eccentricities that once character
ized this class of women. There are
, very few "old maids" in those days
, r and they are mostly men.
The present political situation is
. . very serious. Bolshevist doctrines
are very strong in various sections
of free America. The idea that might
makes right must be eradciated for
without law and order civilization will
J perish.
At the close of tho prepared pro
gram, President Peterson made some
stimulating and encouraging remarks.
' The following is a list of the grad
Jack Fogliani, Will Jones from the
Agricultural Department; Lamont
Higbcc, from Mcchnnic Arts; Verdn
Esplin, Inez Woodbury, Commerce;
Belle Jones, Salome Smith, Virgio
White, Home Economics; Florence
Morrill, Lucile Kunz, Edwin Dahl
strom, Wilford Webster, Eldon
Schmutz, George Schmutz, Ruth
Nelson, Isabellc Janson, Thelma
Brown, Kato Brown, Josie Geddes,
yiTrt8 and Science.
. "At 2:00 o'clock p. m. a banquet was
served nt tho College to the visiting
gentlemen nnd in the evening the An
nual Alumni Ball and banquet were
given in tho Auditorium nnd Library.
The music for the dnnce was furnished
; by Johnson's orchestra and at mid
night a luncheon was served in the
' Library. The tables and the room
were beautifully decorated and
i candles furnished the lights. Tho
tables were arranged to form the let
ter "A" nnd in all the arrangement
of everything was a credit to those
in charge. Dr. J. W. Bergstrom, as
' the outgoing president of the Alumni
Association introduced Dr. Mncfar
lane as toastmnster who related some
amusing instances nnd anecdotes in
j cident to his graduation from the B
N. S. in tho clnss of '02. Mrs. Mac-
' (Continued on pnge three.)
Engineer and Fireman Meet Death
When Engine and Cars Part
in Half Open Switch.
Accident Overtakes Local No. 3
Sunday Morning at Latimer Sid
ing Passengers Escape Almost
Uninjured Property Loss Great
Engineer Thorpe Waddinghnm, C5
"years of age, 350 West Fifth North
Street, Salt Lake, and Fireman Edwin
L. Miller, Caliente, Nov., were killed
at 10 o'clock yesterday morning when
the west-bound Los Angeles & S. L.
passenger train No. 3 which left Salt
Lake at 12:30 o'clock Sunday morning
was derailed at Latimer about twenty
seven miles west of Milford, Utah,
and nine miles cast of Lund. Wad
dingham nnd Miller had taken charge
of the train at Milford.
The accident was caused by an open
switch. The engine nnd four bnggngc
cars were overturned, the cars being
completely 'demolished. The day coach
noxt behind tho baggage coaches left
the track but was not overturned. The
two victims were pinned under the
The train was in charge of Conduc
tor John B. Milligan CG0 N. Second
West street, Salt Lake, and was com
posed of an engine, four baggage cars,
a day coach, a chair car, a tourist
car and three Pul)rnan cars.
Baggagemen Believed' Safe.
No report of 'tho injury of Frank
H,oughtaling of Los Angeles, bag
gageman on the train, had been re
ceived late last night by the Salt Lako
office of the railroad company and it
is thought ho escaped death when tho
four baggage cars wore smashed. Two
of the baggago cars contnined the
scenery pf tho show "Mis' Nelly of N'
Orleans," featuring Mrs. Minnie Mnd
dern Fiske, which completed n three
day engagement Snturday night at
the Salt Lake theatre.
Passenger train No. 4, castbound
due in Snlt Lake at 0 o'clock this
morning, will bo ten hours late as a
result of the wreck, and the wrecked
train, No. 3, due in Los Angeles at
8:08 o'clock this morning will be four
teen hours late. Wrecking trains and
crews havo been sent from Lynndyl,
Utah and Cnlientc, Nov., to clenr
away the wreckage and repair tho
track. At a late hour last night re
ports from the wreck were that the
track, which was torn up for 300 feet,
was repaired at 12:05 o'clock thU
4- trnckaway. mom- LU due-emmm,
Wreck at Siding.
The accident occurred at a siding.
As trains had passed over the track
only a few hours before the derail
ment, railroad officials arc inclined to
believe the switch may have been
i tampered with, causing the cars to
i leave the main track. W. II. Schmidt
1 general superintendent of tho railrond
left yesterday afternoon for the
j scene of tho accident to investigate.
Mr. Waddinghnm was born in Lin
1 colnshire, England nnd enme to tho
United States thirty years ago. He
wns a locomotive fireman nnd cngin
I ecr in Englnnd nnd continued the
work for ten years at Forsythe, Mont.
' before coming to Salt Lako twenty
years ago. lie had been an engineer
on the Los Angeles nnd Salt Lake
route for the last fifteen years.
Surviving him are his wife, Mrs.,
Phyllis Waddinghnm, a son, Lindsay
B., and two daughters, Lillian Wnd-J
dinghnm and Mrs. II. C. Burning, 352 1
West Fifth North street, all of Saltj
Lake. The body will bo brought to.
Salt Lake for funeral services and in-,
Zion Canyon is worth seeing, even
when one has to travel seventy miles
over muddy roads to get there. This'
i is tho opinion brought back by Lnfay-.
otto Hanchett, John Dem, William
I J. ilalloran nnd Eugene Giles, nil of
Salt Lake, who returned from thero
and other places in Southern Utah
' late Saturday night. These men, ac
companied by A. L. Woodhouso, pres
ident of the Dixie Power company,'
Representative Wilford Day of Paro-,
wan nnd L. W. Jones of Cedar City,
left Mny 7 and arrived in St. Georgo
tho night of May 10. After inspect-,
ing the properties of tho Dixie Power
company, in which all nro interested.
I they inspected probable storage ana
I dam sites, and then started for homei
by way of Zion canyon.
! I. I I I 1M I I
Musical Treat in Good Cause An
nounced for Sunday Night at
The Tabernacle.
The following program will be given
by tho Tnbernncle Choir Sunday even
ing under tho direction of Mr. II. L.
Frisby, for the purpose of raising
funds for the decoration of the inter
ior of the Tabernacle:
1. "dnward Christian Soldiers,"
(Schnccker) Tnbernncle Choir.
2. "Tho Magic of Your Eyes,"
(Penn) LoVomn Quortet.
3. Vocal Solo, "Until," (Sanderson)
Miss McNome Nelson.
4. "Light of Those Whose Dreary
Dwelling" (Frisby) Tabernacle Choir
C. Vocal duet, "Life's Merry Morn"
Misse3 Helen Nelson, Agnes Brown.
6. Piano Solo (Selected) Miss
Bernella Gardner.
7. "Can't Yo' Hcnh Me Cnllin',
Caroline," (Cnro Roma) Iji Voma
"O, Divine Redeemer" (Gounod)
Mrs. Annette Bettcnson nnd Choir.
9. Ladies' Trio, "The Miller's Woo
ing" (Faning)r Mamie Gnrdner, An
nette Bcttenson, Ann Gardner, Helen
Nelson, Hazel Granger, Hadcl Bauer.
10. Saxophone Solo (Selected)
Mr. Clyde Cannon.
11. Mixed quartet "O, Sacred Head
Now Wounded," (Frisby) Mrs. Bct
tenson, Mrs. Granger, Mr. Mntheson,
Mr. Frisby.
12. "Then, O Crown Us" (D. O.
Evans) Tnbernncle Choir.
I H. LoRoy Frisby, Director.
Bernella Gnrdner, Accompanist.
m .-...-
With the arrival of more cable
drilling wns resumed nt the Virgin
Dome oil well last Sunday, and the
drill was down 2120 feet yesterday
afternoon nnd drilling is being con
tinued. The drill had then just gone
through 15 feet of dark blue shale,
after passing through black paraffin
wax which showed oil very strongly.
The showing is considered better
than ever by thoso conducting tho
operations. Washington Co. News.
That it was a wonderful trip and
that the canyon and other plnces vis
ited nre well worth nil the trouble it
takes to get there i3 tho opinion of
i nil the party. The Washington
County Nows, printed in St. George,
devoted about half a column to the
visitors nnd their work, the story
coming out before the trip to tho
famous Zion ennyon.
, "Everything went alright until we
started back, nnd then in the vicinity
i of Beaver, wo encountered mud," said
Mr. Hnnchett last night. "Tho mud
continued for about seventy miles and
i wns annoying to sny the least. We
I camo through, though, and tho trip in
i itself wasn't bad. Two members of
our pnrty hadn't seen Zion ennyon nnd
I the trip wns worth a great deal to
them." Salt Lake Tribune.
Members of State Road Commis
sion Look Over Road Changes
in Utah's Dixie.
State, Engineer, G. F. McGonnglc,
Engineer; B. J. Finch of tho post road
bureau, O. J. Grimes private secre
tary to Governor Bamberger, and
Cnrl Allen, Htnte inspector of mines,
spent the latter part of last week
here examining state ronds and brid
ges in this section, nnd in consul
tation with Representatives Jos. S.
Snow and Engineer Chns. II. Bigelow
They wcro returning to Salt Lake
after an official visit to Knnnb nnd
Zion Canyon. They went over tho
proposed road between Knnnb nnd
Zion canyon, taking in Short Creek.
The proposed short rond from Knnnb
would enter tho present rond nenr
Rockville, and would reduce the pres
ent route between Knnnb nnd Zion
canyon nbout 25 miles. Mr. Finch
inspected the proposed short roud
between Hurricane and St. George
and said it was an ensy and simple
proposition thnt would save 15 miles
between tho two plnces. This simply
menns thnt tho road to Knnnb from
St. George would be reduced 40 miles
taking in Hurricnnc, Rockville, Short
Creek, nnd other settlements enroutc.
They spent a day in Zion canyon
and were delighted with it.
The proposed shorter road between
St. Georgo nnd Hurricane will prob
ably bo a joint state and federal rond
connecting the Arrowhead Trail
south and west.
While up the river the party in
spected the North Creek bridge nnd
other rond improvments.
Mr. Finch went to Enterprise Sat
urday to examine the fedcrnl post
roud to that ptnec.
Mr. McGonagle inspected the road
to the Indian reservation Saturdny.
Mr. Grimes accompanied Repre
sentative Snow to the Sugnrloaf Am
phitheatre Saturday. Ho praised
highly the good road made by citizens
to that beauty spot nnd talked in
high terms of admiration of the am
phitheatre, baying thnt in his travels
he had never seen nnything to com
pare with it. He considers it a val
uable asset to tho city.
Tho question of road maintenance
was gone over with Messrs. Snow
nnd Bigelow, tho idea being to keep
the roads in the best condition pos
sible until tho state can dispose of
rond bonds without Bncrilco, when
construction of new road will be com
menced. Washington County News.
Memorial Day services will be hold
at tho Cedar City cemetery Monday
afternoon, May 31, nt 5:30 o'clock.
The speakers will be Bp. Wm. It.
Palmer and Dr. J. W. Bergstrom.
The Choir will bo present nnd furn
ish npproprinto musical numbers. The
public are invited.
Amorican souvonlr buyers nro
to contribute in tho purchnso of
trlnkotB nnd art treasures from
tho former Gorman kaisor's
household which arc Bhortly to
bo auctioned off In New York
City. A collector from Holland
brought tho collection to tho U. S.
This photo shows Miss Mary Mor
boII of Milwaukee examining the
kaUer's stein carved from Ivory.
Engineer Finds Splendid Indica
tions and Encourages Owners
to Prove Property.
Modcnn, Utah, May 24, 1920,
Dr. Bergstrom, Mr. Corry, Mr, Hlg
ins and Associntes, w -
Gentlemen: On Mny 23rd I visited
your property nt Sta'tolinc. As vvtitcr
conditions were such that It was im'
possible to exnmino, nnythjng but sur
face conditions, will say, however that
the surface conditions arc ns fine as
yqu will find in any mining country.
You have the best of formation and
fine Btrntafication. Tho formation is
Basalt, Ryolito, Phonnlyte, Porphry,
nnd Quartz yhich nre tho very best,
nnd nt your plnco they show mineral
at grass roots. From nil indications
the drift you nre running from the
bottom of your shnft you should strike
the veins in a distance of not greater
than thirty feet. Tho surfneo shows
four distinct veins between your shnft
and the ledge you nre drifting for.
I am of tho opinion that you arc in n
very few feet of the ono vein as your
drift is in twenty-eight feet. When
you cut the vein no doubt you will
encounter some very good ore ns tho
surface Bhowing indicates such. From
what I could see, I am of the opinion
thnt depth is nil thnt is needed to
mnke n good mine. It is too bad that
the money you havo spent wns not
spent on some one of the veins thnt
havo such good surface showings, but
tho work is done nnd you must mnko
the best of it. My advice is to finish
your drift then drift on tho ore, nnd
nlso upraise on the ore. Find out
what you have; if the ore proves a
paying quality and qunntity the rest
will lc ensy, but first prove your'
I The drift of thirty feet should be
, run for not to exceed $12.00 per foot.
I can't understand why you should
work the third man, ns two men
should be able to do all the work in
running the drift. When they drill
j only two can work in the breast of the
drift nnd in mucking out only one enn
1 work in the drift, one on top. Two
I men should drill a round in one hnlf
: shift nnd muck out in ono half shift
! and do the pumping when they are
mucking. Of course, if the pump
i must run nil tho time it will require
I the third mun. The drift should not
be made Inrgcr than four or six feet
nnd the ground looks soft nnd should
be ensy drilling nnd break easy. They
should make at least two feet per day.
From the talk your man put up I be
lieve ho will do alright if you give
him the proper support. Mr. Drnko
has the nnmo of being a good miner,
and was recommended to us by a very
fine miner. If you gentlemen gave up
now you would never be satisfied for
you nro just at a point where you
should go ahead nnd prove tho mine
a good one or a fnilure.
Hoping that what I have said will
furnish food for thought and encour
ago thoso who have lost faith, I beg
to remain, Very truly,
The fields and landscnpc nre pretty
and green now. The desert is the
'freshest nnd greenest it hns been in
years. Everything looks fayorable
for crops. The only troublo is that
so little has been planted, due to the
scarcity of help and seed, nnd tho dis
couraging experiences of recent years.
Dr. Geo. W. Middleton Writes Im- M
terestingly of Country in
Southwestern Utah.
Abounds in Scenic Wonders and is , t
Prosperous Live Slock Region H
Reminiscences of Early Days, M
When Colony Was Established. H
(Salt Lako Tribune) M
Dr. George W. Middleton has re-
turned to Snlt Lake after a general H
rcconnoitcr of several days in San H
Junn county nnd tho ndjncent nrca of H
Colorado, over tho interstate line, no
wns accompanied by Professor R. R. H
Lyman. jH
"San Juan is a country of ningnifi- jH
,cont distances," said Dr. Middleton. M
"They speak in thut section of trips of H
fifty to a hundred miles much as wo H
spenk of stretches of ten miles in tho H
more thickly settled parts. Thoso men H
of science who sny tho earth is only
n speck in tho universe ought to taku
n trip by automobilo from Thompson tH
to Bluff, nnd thoy would change thoir iH
minds. Ono enn imngino what it used ,
to bo by team and buggy before tho H
days of automobiles.
"Geologically, San Juan, and tho H
part of Colorado adjacent, is a great il
mesozoic country. At Moub, nnd in ;
the canyon south of it, the hugo vor-
milliom cllfT of trlnssic origin is -ll
thrown into mighty palisades find 'M
buttes of wonderful beauty. Tho 'M
Grand river, now nt flood tidev has iH
carved a gOt'gfi through these formal ll
tlons to a great depth. At Moub thto
gorge crosses nlmost nt right angle
tho vnllcy and then reenters tbs M
mighty vormllllon cliff at the oppo- H
site side, to mnko its way to tho " fB
junctjon with tho Green river, and il
givo birth to the Colorado. Only at M
two places in tho winding canyons !- ,
tween Mbnb and Bluff docs the under- j
lying carboniferous limostonc como iM
through. At tho one farthest south is M
located the Big Indian mine, a copper '
lode, now in process of development. M
Cretaceous Plain. M
"For a hundred miles east of Monti-
cello a rolling cretaceous plain M
stretches into tho Colorado. At its H
terminus an abrupt escurpment, with H
an upthrust of several thousand feet,
mnrkes tho western boundary of the '
Mesa Verde. 'j
"At Bluff two members of tho trins- 'M
sic scries, a hard one superimposed M
upon a soft one, give origin to tho H
wonderful lithlogicnl formations of M
that part. The Navajo Twins, two
identical boulders of great size, bal-
anced at unstable equilibrium on very fl
narrow necks, are types of the, ero- 'fl
sionnl architecture which thu Sun
Juan river hns been producing over
the unknown nges. M
"Through the whole country abrupt 'M
gorges lead southward toward thu
San Juan, nnd their great under- l
mining cliffs discloso the picturcsquo
nbodes of the wonderful unknown peo- H
pie whom we desinuto "cliff dwell- H
cis." From time immemorial this haa H
been an Indinn country nnd the cliff H
dwellers, whoever '.hay were, wero H
probably of the samo stock as scio M
of the existing Indian tribes. M
first Cliff Villages. M
"Nenr Blanding we saw the first JH
cliiT villages, but the very paradiso of M
the cliff dwellers is in the section now
known ns Mesa Verde national park. M
Cliff villages of size to accommodato H
a thousand people, cluster like swnl M
lows' nests on these huge cretaceous fll
shelves, with their overhanging walls. M
The cliff dwellers were good muRom M
nnd had artistic tastes. Evidently they
were n very religious people. Tho ijH
ceremonial chambers, where they are M
supposed to have kept the sacred firo M
forever burning, arc numerous. They M
are all of the same design, with cir- M
cular walls and each has six pallastcnt jH
and an identical arrangement of their -M
various symbolical apertures. Tho M
dwelling houses cluster nround thaso M
subterranean temples. M
"Evidently tho cliff dwellers did not H
limit their building activities to cliff 'H
houses, They seem to havo swarmed H
over the adjacant mesas and built H
houses and temples out on the open H
plain. Sun temple nnd Fnr View tern- rH
pie are two of these structures which t
have been excavated. So long has thn 'H
time been since this mysterious poo- jH
pic occupied their homes, that thoso H
in the open, with no cliff to protect ,H
overgrowing brush, have been reduced H
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