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THE OQDEN STANDARD, OGDEN, UTAH, THURSDAY, JUNE 5, 1913. K
WORK WILL CONTINUE ON I SOUTH FORK RESERVOIR l Contractor Struck For Higher Pay Than Was Provided For In His Contract and Loses His Job Reservoir Company Proposes to Finish the Contract, and Ogden City Says, "Amen," Jm This morning the city eommlssion JZv rs received the following letter 5 "Ogden. I'tflh. .Tune 6. 1913 "Bonrd of City Commissioners of M Ogden flty. Utah. Ogden. Utah If 'Gentlemen In order to hasten the 91 excavation in the core-wall drain at 1e the Cobble Creek dum site our com 'l pany has decided to excavate in th i core -wall trench to bed rock north of the bridge crossing the core-wall trench on the .outuy mad, mid have appointed George Parker to take I charge of the work. The excnvatlon must begin nt onri-. Mr Parker l to . do the work In accordance with, and f under the plans and specifications I prepared for (he dam by Bnstaph k Roche, Engineers' of the Ogden Riv l er Reservoir company, and ae ap proved by the state engineer All In ; acordance with our contract with the I City daled March SI. I'M : "The question of further work on f tVe dam, and the selection of super intendent, or construction engineer. I at the works to be disposed of immc f dlately after both parties are satis I led with the foundation for the dam , I Verv trulv yours (Signed) Vf THK OGDEN RIVER RESERVOIR "fOMPANY "WM. 0LA8MANN President." v On motion of s T Browning, scc I Onded h .1 (' Nye. the commission I ers unanimously expressed their sat- I I Iffaction with the proposition and IK voted to comply with all their part t Of the original contract made with the p Reservoir company I I' The original contractor, the Glllis I Construction company, which after- f wards changed Its name to the Amer m lean onstriK tlon company, claims to rl have lot money on the work and has refused to continue the work unless paid actual cost for the work which f the Ogden River Reservoir compan) I has refused to pay. The Glllis Con I Btruction company had signed a con 1 tract to excavate the core-wall trench j 1 for 70 cents per cubic yard above the 2 level of 5260 altitude, and for $1 per ! cubic yard below said level, and the H Glllis company claims It cost ?7 per J yard to excavate below the .r.-'i level and $3 per yard above the same. The 2 engineers of the Ogden River Re-.-r-r Voir company, however, demanded a compliance with the contract. The f engineers, Messrs. Bostaph and Rorhe. saj that If the price had been too much the Construction company would have held the Ogden River M Reservoir compan to its contract, I and that there Is no reason why the Ik Gil lie Construction company should ll play the baby act because It bid too ll I low. Resides that, the construction If company refuses to carry out the w contract or to follow the Instructions M of the engineers in charge Under the 1 1 contract, the Reservoir company must j Itself finish the work or htn othei 1 to do it and hold the bondholders of ! the Gillifi Construction company re- Eponelblo for any deficiency and pay 1 1 over any surplus. II I A government engineer, who ln- Spected the work last week, said that 2 there was better bedrock In the CoV m ble Creek site than the famous Roose- 2 velt dam in Arizona had, and that It but few dam sites were as good as Uxat of the South Pork The Glllis Construction company's J manager has threatened all sorts of f calamities If the Reservoir companv W refused to pay seven times the price H agreed upon Great law suits will be a feature, liens are promised so fast J and numerous that there will not be m trees enough in the South Fork can yon to hold the notices. County Clerk Sam Dye will have to put on a Bpe ! clal force of clerks In order to han jS die the threatened avalanche of legal B documents All the while the clt) rl commissioner would have been pleaseo - to have gotten the Glllis Construction .i company's contract cancelled so the I city could Itself actually do the work. or at least part of It The Reservoir j company officials and its engineers. 3 howev er, feel that they must race with J j courage a condition not of their eeelt- ' lug and proceed to build the dam J I That there will be law suits be I I tween the Reservoir company and the I contractor there Is no doubt The only question Is who will be I .the plaintiff in the case Prom pros lent indications each side prefers to he the defendant. Judge John Murphy, attorney for ' I the Reservoir company, expresses no I fears of law suits He shouted aloud. I "Build the dam If the contractor fwlll not go any further, put some other fellow to work'" William ila3mann. president of the Ogden River Reservoir company, said "Our company would be .vllllng to Itt the city bulid the present Motion Of the dam were li not that the con tract with the Glllis Construction cora pnin. which waB made befor Of ' Citv bought Into the dam lite, must ;be continued by our company, unless (the Glllis Construction company con sents to Us cancellation." Replying to the stones told by the c.iiiis company that it has any money due ll from the Ogden River Reservoir (company. Engineer W E Roche of ithc firm of Rostaph & Roche, said ( "1 personally know that an estimate 'of all 'he work done under the con tract b the t'.IIMs Construction com pany has been made each month and that the Ogden River Reservoir com pany has paid each estimate in full before the 1"th of each month " The Ogden River Reservoir con. panv mad a contract to build feet Bof the dam with the dills Construe tlon company and the latter company ft has refused to do ihe work as dlrecl 1 ed In the contract. There Is not one Seen I owing by the Ogden River Res ervolr company to the Glllis Construe Mtion t on-pany IiSTONE FOR CAPITOL IS NOT SELECTED L Salt Lake, June 5 The capltol com flBnil?slon met yesterday afternoon for Mlhe purpose of deciding; upon an ex rtgjPterier ne for the new capltol. The M discuss .m of 'he proposed building Kjnaterlal lasted all afternoon, and ad Uournment was finally takrn without HEny thing definite having been accom Hmllshed except a discussion of prices Hud tho advisability of securing native I granite in preference to eastern stone Members of the commission say the matter was threshed Into such n shape yesterday that it is probable a decision will be made at the meet ing next Monday Although nothing definite was giv en out last night, members of the commission hint that the atone cho sen will be eastern granite. In sp'ie of tho fight that has been made local boosters "W hile the entire commission would naturally favor a Utah product, we I do uot feel like paying more money i lor native stone when we could se cure the Bame thing, shipped lear across the country, for less money." aald C. S. Tlngey. secretary of the commission "About 100,000 cubic feet of stone, preferably granite for the exterior construction, will be needed by De cember I, In order not to delay the construction work Iocal stone Interests met In 'he Commercial club yesterday Just pre PiOUS to the meeting of the capltol commission At the meeting were representatives of the I'tah stone In terests as a body, and It was the con sensus of opinion that as no quarry was prepared to furnished the stone In time that the commission be asked to consider the different companies as one, and that they would gel the necessary machinery, and, by dividing the amount of stone required, to get it there in time nn NOTICE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN M j wife having lefl my bed and board notice is hereby given that I shall not be responsible for any credits given my wife and that whoever e tends her credit must look to her per sonallv for payment and no to me S. ALBERTS rtn MUNICIPAL COURT The following suits have been tiled In the municipal court W It. James Coal & Ice Co William and Anna Bow; suit 969.66 Bllsha Bingham vs. Wllfor Cragun suit $10. Henry Garner vs Joseph Hutchison, suit $47 77 Henry Garner vs. Edward Boyd. BOll ?47.93. Henry Garner vs Mrs. William Dick, suit $34.44. T B Evans & Co. vs. Glen Shnf fer; suit $15.85. Evelvn West vs C E. Brooks, suit $21 Sarah Hendry vs James Blakely; suit $62 J M Lee vs G C Kimes, suit $26.05. K A Stratford vs Willis Call; suit $43. T Newman vs. Carl Larson, suit $46 8f Dr. C. F. Osgood vs. John T. Rit ter; 6uit $154 . oo WEBER CLUB IS AIDING THE TOURISTS Ogden automobilists and those pass Ing through the city are taking advan tage of the Information concerning automobile roads out of Ogden which is on file at the Ogden Publicity bu reau office In the Weber club. Tele phone calls are answered daily from tourists Ktoppinc at the hotels about to leave the city in their machines All roads leading from Ogden have been carefully logged and the logs are kept within handy reach for refer . ace In addition to the local route, several logs have been sent to the office from Idaho and other inter mountain states There Is also a "Blue Book " at the office giving In formation concerning almost every highway In the United States. UNION PACIFIC TUNNEL WAS ONJFIRE Word was received in the local Unl 00 Pacific office yesterday afternoon that fire had broken out In the tim bers of the Wasatch tunnel on the Colon Pacific about 6' mllea from Ogden A special engine was sent out from Evanston to the scene and the blase WM extinguished before great dan age was done It Is presumed that the screen of a locomotive passing through the tun nel had broken, allowing largo cinders to lodge In the dry wood. ELKS TO HAVE A BALL TEAM In anticipation of a game with the Salt Lake Elks on Purple day. the members of the local lodge are r ganlzlng s baseball team that threat ens to be a winner. For a week, tho practice work has been held back by the stiffness and Inability to move quickly on the part of tho recruits but the effect of hot baths and dili gent massage of the tender muscles has been to put the aliened players Into the game again. In the game with Salt Lake last year, the locals appeared on the diam ond and played the game wearing lln en dusters Salt Lake complained of unfair tactics The appearance of. the locals convulsed the boys from Zlon and they were unable to get in their best licks. It is not known what uniforms th 71 Elks will wear this year, but from present Indications the team will be able to win games hobbled The following have signed up: Rounds and Devln. catchers. Ha combe and VanDyke, pitcher Greenwell, first base. Den Mori short stop; DeWolf. third bar. D I Greenwell, Eckhardt, Kelly, Douglass. "Rug" Stevens and George Wall, field ers. oo SEVEN TRAMPS ARE LANDED IN JAIL With railroad employment agents fairly beggllig for men. seven knights of the road have been tantalizing those same agents by living idly and happily in the rear of the pickle worka where thev had organized a regular can-rushing club. The club met ra ther early this morning and by ft o'clock several of the members were slightly under the influence of the beer they bad consumed and were getting noisy A few minutes later Sergeant Lane ynd Patrolman Russell arrived at the picnic grounds anions the tin cans fnd the entire seven were transport i d to the police station and locked up oo vagrancy and drunk charges. The total wealth found .on the en tire membership of seven was one f ive-cent-plece SIDEWALKS TO BE BUILT ON AVENUES At the meeting of the city board of commissioners this morning, the city recorder reported that there were no protests against the making of con crete sidewalks on Qulncy avenue, be tween Twentieth and Twenty-second, and on Grant avenue, between Nine teenth and Twentieth. The engineer will advertise for bids for the work. The final estimate for work done by the Wheelwright Construction com pany in building sidewalks, and curb and gutters for the city, amounting to $1.968 85, Was presented by the city engineer and the commissioners ii: reeled that the account be paid The engineer also reported that there is due the Merchants Light & Power company for lighting the streets Inst month the sum of $1,171 75 am! the auditor was authorized to draw a warrant for that sum On the advice given by A. M. Fad di3 that Blair McFarland had not vi olated the law regarding making sew er connections. Mayor Fell recom mended that a fine which had beer, imposed against Mr. McFajland be remitted. The mayor's recommenda tion was approved The board Is in session again thi" afternoon to consider, chiefly, the grade to bo established on Jefferson avenue between Twenty-fifth and Twenty, seventh streets, which will be paved In the near future. The city gained jurisdiction for pav ing this avenue last fall and the city engineer will be directed to advertise for bids at an early date. WATER CAN EE USED ON LAWNS AT ANYHOUR It has been the custom of the wa ter works department to regulate the use of water for lawns by periods, but another plan is being tried this year which places the users ou their honesty and integrity There have been water-hogs a-plenty the watermen say, and it Is the opin ion of some of the officers of the de partment that they are made greater hogs by the time limit than by mosi any other means The test is being made as to whether the people will use the water economically and fairly of their own volition. June 1 Is the usual time for sending out "time no tices," but no notices hav yet been sent this year and it is the opinion of the directors of the water works department that It will not be neces sary. If water Is not wasted this year, the rule will bo made permanent The theory Is advanced that, if Un people are required to water th. r lawns at specified times and are con fined to a certain length of time for watering, there are many who cann.it comply with the resolution because of Intervening circumstances, and that they will necessarily "take the water out of their turn," or lako off the nozzle when they are using t ho as to got a greater supply. People now can use the water at their con venlence. and so far the privilege has not been abused. The pressure har, remained at a strong point, as high as 85 pounds Much water Is being used on Inwns at this time, but the level of tho rea ervolr does not Indicate a tax on the svstem oo ANY EXCUSE TO RAISE PRICE Customer I see you have fresh ergs at 35 cents and extra fresh eggs at 40 cents Is there much differ ence" Grocer Well, ma'am, the extra fresh ones were laid In tho early morning when the hens themselves were fresh. OR GETTING IT. Heck Can anything make a man feel woire than to have his wife con tinually begging for money? Peck Sure' To have her demand ing 1W NEW FACTORY TO PRODUCE A CLEANSER A manufacturing institution that promises to be of considerable im portance to t!ie commercial welfare of Ogden will be In operation within the next two weeks, a force of men now being employed to get the ma chinery In position. In January, tho Ogden Kitchen Cleanser & Manufacturing company incorporated with a capital stock of $100,000, since which time a building on Nineteenth street and Pacific ave I nuo has been purchased and $5000 i expended on machinery. The building was formerly used as a paint factory. It has been remodeled and fitted up for the purposes of the new company Ogden men Interested In the enter prise are D. S. Tracy. David Jonsen, Walter and Andrew Bingham and W. F Russell, the latter being president and general manager. Mr. Russell stales that tho factory will be ready for operation In a ahort time. About ten men will be employed in the factory' and that many more will be sent out as sales ! men. The capacity of the plant will be from 40.C to 50,000 pounds of the product each day a little more than a car load and it Is planned to start the plant at nearly full capacity. The product to be placed on the market Is a preparation for cleaning kitchen utensils. It is made of silica, soap and soda. The silica Is found in large quantities In Tooele county In the volcanic belt of that section, and it will be shipped here. FRIDAY IS TO EE FLOWER DO The Woman's Christian Temperance union will celebrate Flower Mission day at 2 p. m.. Friday, at the home of Mrs H. A. Seip, L:;nl Jackson av enue. Mrs Martha May. superintendent of Flower Mission work will have charge of program and flowers will be sent to the hospitals, jails and to sick friends in the various wards. Mrs Seip or Mrs. May, 427 Twenty eighth street, will receive flowers for distribution. ENGINEER'S BODY HAS BEEN FOUND Two miles below the bridge, where he met his death a month ago, tho body of Engineer Alfred Nelson was found yesterday by a searching party of engineers. Word was sent to the widow at 21G1 Lincoln aVenue late yesterday and Mrs. Nelson with three children left for Evanston last night to attend the funeral. Because of the condition of the body, It was decided to hold the funeral at that point. Since the accident, tho search for the body has not been abandoned and the clearing of the Ptream aided the party in finding the remains on the bank in an almost unrecognizable condition. nn BIRTH RECORD CHURCH The clerks of the stakes in We ber county have received instructions to be transmitted to Ihe thirty-seven wards on vital statistics. The church authorities state that in the past twelve years church bless ings have exceeded records of births, thus pointing to inaccuracies in church statistics of births, which are io be corrected by greater care in obtain ing records of children born Tho church aims to have equal the requirements of the gov ernment in vi tal statistics During the past twelve years the average birth rate reported has been US per thousand while tho average blessings have been 40 per thousand, a discrepancy to be accounted for only on the assumption that many births aro not being recorded with tho ward clerks. Tho death rate reported also has been so low that tho authorities have doubted the correctness of tho same and arc urging more care in obtaining death records. oo SUMMER CLASS IN MANUAL TRAINING J H. Knaues, public accountant, submitted his report on the audit of the board of education hooks for the two years, ending February 28. 1913. to the city school board at its meet ing last inght. The report showed t h- accounts of the clerk, Miss Ivy Williams, to be correct to the cent. The announcement was made that there will be a summer class in man uel trainlg during the vacation under the direction of George W. Bruerton. the regular instructor. No charge will be made for tuition, but the memberj of the class must pay for materials used. Already a number have enrolleo. among the class being two young la dlos who desire to learn wood work ing There are former students of the' school continuing the work as well as older men. who are taking advan tage of the opportunities offered Thero ure other teacher at the .' io Be More Lavish with His 1 I Sunshine and You Will Want a I I FASHIONABLE NEW PARASOL I 0' You want one that's distinctive but not "loud" You want t) flf one that's rich but not too expensive You want one that $ will show your good taste and judgment Yes, you want Kg to be sure that it's so well made of such good materials 5 fV that it will look good as long as you choose to carry it, 4 K well then, $h YOU WANT TO GET IT MERE I Because nowhere will you find a richer variety of hand- V) OA some styles or better values than here. ft A Nothing is more important to properly setting off a cos- ft Jjv tume than a pretty parasol- Nothing adds such a pleas- & fl, ing finishing touch. JJ We have them at $1.00 and up. , A You know we are glad to show them. A Irijr ts j 1 I m3 J JX JL V3 and Fashion I school who are prepared to take Jtudents for summer work at a rea sonable fee. Opportunity Is offered to those behind to make up on work before the school opens in the fall A few are taking the extra work In the hopes of completing their 1 ' j : i '" - '. uK- th;-n it w ould take had they not studied during va cations. oo RAG TIME HAD BAD EFFECT ONJER Yesterday Mrs. Eva Bolter had a birthday and her colored friends aid ed her In celebrating the event by getting her happily exhilarated Af ter going that far. they did not think ' about assisting her home, probably because they were In a similar con- dltion, and Mrs Bolter had to navi gate alone. Her way led through Hudson ave DUe between Twenty-fifth and Twen-I ty-sith street, but she was unable! to make the passage successfully and; sat down on the grass where she went to sleep to be awakened by a policeman Her attempts to arise were flat failures until the Carnival band happened along A stirring rag ted th.. lady to her feet and also brought on a spell of dancing, The cake walk did not last long, however,! for she was led off to jail. With her husband looking on from the public seats, Mrs. Bolter sobbed out to Judge Reader this morning how, torry she was that she had acted so foolishly. She promised to "square" things with her husband by going i home to cook him an excellent din ner and she promised that not even a birthday would find her falling from grace again. Judge Reeder suspended sentence .1 When the discharged prisoner had left the court room, she shouted back. Come on, Jack." The husband hur riedly left and the two strolled homej arm in arm. Charles Summers and J. Murray, charged w ith drunkenness, w ero each I given suspended sentences. oo DEMOCRATS ARE IN ABIG ROW The Salt Lake Tribune says: As a means of securing the nom inations of their choice for several federal positions in Utah, Democrats Of the state yesterday began the dis cussion of holding a state convention This. It is held, would secure a con crete expression of opinion from the workers of the party. Incidentally, It Is believed by those who are supposed lo be behind tho movement that It might be the means of overthrowing the supposed choice which has been ,i. ,; u h National Commit teeman W. R. Wallace. There was. however, a wide differ . ce Of opinion among the leaders who were seen last night when the question was broached. Some of tbem said that they wero much In favor, and others were Just as much opposed to buch a conven tion. Several said that there was no reason why such a convention should be called ; they said that it would be I to Impossible to get a repreaenl ;iilve gathering at this time of tho year owing to business conditions, and ihtit tho cost of such a convention would be far too great for the good .t would accomplish and expressed he opinion that there was no need for haste In the matter Inasmuch as ( with the exception of the term of United States marshal, none of the terms would expire In the near fu ture. One Democrat expressed the opinion that It would be at least a ear before James H. Anderson would be in a position to sign his name "ex-U S marshal." The term of Mr. Anderson expires July 1 next. Several of the members of the party talked freely laBt night of the situa tion Joseph Hyde said. "1 am cer tainly In favor of calling such a con vention and I believe ihe majority of the members of the party aro In the same frame of mind It. Is time that a stop was put to this squabbl- j ing and bickering that is going ou I It Is doing the party no good and Is not helping the feelings of tho various candidates. The Inactivity of those who are supposed to make the in dorsements is getlng tiresome " nn MARKETS New York Stock List. (Last Sale) Chesapeake & Ohio 58 1-2 Chicago & Northwestern ....126 7-8 Chicago, Mil & St. Paul 103 Colorado Fuel & Iron 2 6 1-2 Colorado & Southern 25 Delaware ft Hudson 160 7-8 Denver Kio Grande 15 Erie 23 3-4 General Klectric 134 7-8 Great Northern, pfd 122 Great Northern Ore Ctfs ... 30 liliu aloCentral .114 Interborough-Met 13 Preferred 46 1-1 1 Inter Harvester 101 i Louisville & Nashv ille 129 j Missouri Pacific 2! 1-4 i Missouri. Kansas & Texas Id 1-8 Lehigh Valley . . . 150 1-2 National Lead 46 1-4 New York Central 98 1-8 Norfolk Western 102 3-4 Northern Pacific 10'J 5-8 Pennsylvania 107 3-4 j People's Gas 106 5-8 1 Pullman Palace Car, bid 152 Reading 155 1-4 ! Rock Island Co 14 1-2 Preferred 26 Southern Pacific 92 J-4 Southern Railway . 21 Union Pacific 143 1-2 United States Steel 54 1-S Preferred 104 1-2 Wabash, bid 2 1-2 Western LTnlon 53 1-1 LJ French Dry Cleaning LJ 1 makes wearing apparel 1 give extra service There is no need of cast- t robe and pick out the ar- I Ing good wearing apparel I tides that need a eanlng. aside Just because It Is Then telephone us num- solled. j ber 174 and our wagon will LJ Havc u French DrV Remember our scope Is 1 Clem It nof imtcd t0 JU5t f,.w You will then get a lot of things, but Includes the additional service from it cleaning of everything. I Look through your ward- Phone for information. LJ "We wash and clean everything everyday." I C E I Artificial Ice Only Used for Domestic Trade Absolutely CLEAN AND PURE. You run save 10 per ci nt by buj ing one of our coupon honk-;. You can f?et SIX DAYS H'K KKKK marly 100 pounds B by fretting a 1,000-pound coupon booh By takmp advantage of our caah price you gel thirty-three 15-pound dt Liveriej for $3.15 or sixty-sis 15-p und deliveries for $6.00. TWO MONTHS" AND six DAYS' CE for the price of 1 ru months ' ice 600 Coupon Book... $3. 50 1000 Coupon Book ..$6.65 If book M paid for within ten days of date of book, 10 per H cent discount will be allowed, making your ioe coal you 500 Coupon Book.. $3.15 1000 Coupon Eook. . SO.ttO Ogden City Ice Co. Office, 413 Twenty-fourth Street.