OCR Interpretation


The Ogden standard. [volume] (Ogden City, Utah) 1913-1920, September 03, 1913, 4 o'clock p.m. City Edition, Image 1

Image and text provided by University of Utah, Marriott Library

Persistent link: https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn/sn85058396/1913-09-03/ed-1/seq-1/

What is OCR?


Thumbnail for

9 Lsl k. L J 'k. WEATHER FORECAST M
- FEARLESS, INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER. HI
Forty-third vr-Ne. 207-PHce Fire cent.. OGDEN CITY, UTAH, WEDNESDAY EVENING, SEPTEMBER 3, 1913 . Entered as Second-class Matter it the Poitoffle. Ogden, Utah I
I RAILROAD FEARS
GOVERNMERT PROBE
rr
New Haven Officials Disregard Order of Fed
eral Investigators Not to Remove Wreckage
Gangs of Men Burn Damaged Cars General
Manager Examines Trainmen in Private
GOVERNMENT ORDERS PUBLIC INQUIRY
Determined Action is Being Taken By the
Interstate Commerce Commission as Well as
By County and State Officials Pullman Co.
Must Tell of the Number of Wooden Cars in
Operation Upon Fast Trains New Haven
Stocks Continue to Decline on Wall Street.
New Haven, Sept. 3 The Inter
state Commerce commission will be-,
m gin a public Inquiry here Friday into'
l i the cause of the wreck of the Bar
Harbor express, telescoped yesterdav
'by the White Mountain express seven
miles north of here with a loss of j
I twenty-one lives Probably five of I
those injured will die. The hearing,
will be conducted by Commissioner
MeChord, who has invited the pub
lk utilities commission of the state
I to sit w 1th him
H W. Belnap, Inspector for the
commission, arrived here and served I
i notice on President EllLott of the
I New Haven road that he would ex
I pect the attendance at the hearing
of all witnesses who could throw
light, on the causes of the wreck
Mr. Belnap denied that the New
Haven had been guilty of disobey
ing the orders of the commission
' when it burned the wreckage las:
I night. He explained that F. A. Ho - j
anl an inspector for the commission j
was on the scene of the wreck earl
yesterday and. after having made an
Investigation, released the wreckage
to the railroad company.
Five of the seventeen injured now
1 being cared for in the New House hos
1 pita I. arc expected to die. The are
Jean and Edna Annette of Bayonne
f N .!.. Rose Zimraorman, New York.
William O Rowlands of Philadelphia.
and j K. Colomy. supposed to be
j lrom Bucksport, Maine.
New Haven. Conn. Sept 3. The
I death list in the Wallingford wreck
I still stood at 21 this morning and the
: hospital list at 17 The railroad em
: ployes who played the leading pans
4 in the Nc-w Haven line's latest tragedy
m were under detention by the coroner's
m order.
Meanwhile the machinery for the
I usual county, state and federal Inves-
4 tigation was in motion Coroner Mil
4 and Chief Engineer Elwell of the
t i state public utilities commission re
I .sumed this morning the 6ecret inves
tigation which they began yesterda
B I jointly with the railroad company
" " The interstate commerce commls
1 sion's investigators on their arrival
f today found practically no vestige of
I the wreck along the New Haven richt
I of way Notwithstanding telegraphi
I orders from the commission that the
" wreckage lie undisturbed, officials of
5 the road set gangs of men to clearing
j ur, t,e roadbed after the crash
The two rear Pullmans of the Bar
Horbor express, where nearly all the
I loss of life occurred, were reduced 'o
j ' splinters b the crash. The wreck
njo was burned last night. The dam
need locomotive was hauled away
H with the remains of the third Pull
m man.
List of Dead.
The revised list of dead as com
piled by the coroner today wa6 as
! follows.
Altschul. William, Norfolk. Va.
) Armstrong, Margaret, Washington.
D. C
Diddle, Harriet. Torresdale, Pa.
J Bullitt, Marie L. Philadelphia.
Davis. Emille Kennedy, Philadel
ft phla.
Fix. Samuel Crozler Philadelphia
' Green. Albert, New York.
It Hotchklss. Royal A , New Haven
"Holehklss. Philo. his brother.
i Izanl. Harr K. New York.
Koga. George T . New York
i Marvin, Dr. James B.. Ixmlsxllle Ky.
N Marvin, Mrs James B. Louisville,
m Kv
Marvin, Martha H. (daughter).
LoiiisMlle, K
Martin, Howard F , Bry'n Mawr. Pa
Martin. Mrs. Howard F, Bryn
ftt Mawr, Pa
McQuillan, Daniel Nell, Jr, Over
brook. Pa.
Rutter, FTank P., Seranton, Pa
Rutter, Mrs. Frank P. Scranton, Pa
Yahn, Robert M., Philadelphia.
Mary Jane, years old, fam-
'lly not j et ascertained.
tf The second session of the coroner's
J inquiry began shortly before 10
o'clock this morning.
Road Hit Private Hearing.
I August B. Miller, engineer of the
White Mountain express, was called
) to tell more of the circumstances un
I Jder which his train crashed into the
standing Bar Harbor flyer. Elbert A.
Robertson, his fireman. Bruce B. Ad
lams, conductor of the Bar Harbor
i 'train, and Cherries Henry Murray,
the flagman sent hack to prevent a
rear-end collision, all were ordered to
rk submit to long cross-examination.
Si Tho hearing was held privately In
I I I the offices of the railroad's general
M Inanagri and no Inl matlou as to the
SI testimony was made public except
J( 'briefly through the railroad s press
apent Ak yoRtc-rday. the railroad In
J tisied ilia- -rhr testimony shows
plainly that the equipment appliances
I
and signals of the railroad were in
first class condition '
Murray, the flagman, according to
his statement, was sent back to flag
the following train Murray was re
called by a blast from the Iocomothe
and Conductor Adams stopped the
train to wait for him after it had
cleared the danger signal by perhaps
50 feet.
Ran Fast in the Fog
Running back through the heavy fog
Murray heard the oncoming White
Mountain express and placed two tor
pedoes on the rail The red light of
the "banjo" signal and the rear end
of the standing train took form In the
mist before the eyes of Engineer Mil
ler of the White Mountain express I
at the same moment he ran over the !
torpedoes. Miller was then 450 feel j
from the standing train and was run
ning nearly forty miles an hour He
whipped on the emergency brakes but
a train of this heavy character at
torty miles an hour requires at least
1500 feet to Btop.
The body of Miss Man in of Louis
ville, on which was found mostly jew
elry, was identified during the night.
A 6on in law of Dr Joseph B. Marvin,
Blakemore Wheeler of Atlantic City,
sent word that the bodies of the doc
tor. his wife and daughter should bp
shipped to Louisville at once. A fel
Jow papsenger In the Marvin party
wns Harry Arvner of New York He
is at the hospital with a broken arm
The hospital reports on the 17 in
jured were encouraging except In the
case of Miss Jeanne Annette of Ba .
onne. N J who was on the operat
ing table this morning It is be
lieved her spine Is fractured
The bod of the woman who whis
pered her name as Marv Jane, Is still
at the New Haven hospital Letters
which It is thought belonged to her
have been found to belong to others
and there Is no means of Identifying
the body.
Federal Investigation.
Washington, Sept. 3 Commission
er Mr-Chord announced definitely io
day that he would conduct person
ally the investigation by the Interstate
commerce commission into the Wal
lingford wreck on the New York, New
Haven and Hartford railroad He will
go to Connecticut as soon as arrance
inents are made for the formal in
qulr .
U is the purpose of the commission
to make the in estigation searching,
not only for the purpose of finding re
sponslbilit for the disaster but also
to gain a basis for recommendations
to congress for the enactment of log
Islation further to promote the safety
of railwaj travel.
Inspector Relnap of the Interstate
commerce commission dropped off a
train shortly before 10 o'clock, in
lime to attend the resumption of the
hearing before the railroad officials
In the "yellow building," as the rail
road headquarters are known. Presi
dent Howard Klllott. who was early
at his office, said that so far as he
was concerned he was perfectly will
ing that the coroner's inquest should
be a public one.
Washington, Sept. 8 -The Pullman
company Is to be made a party to tho
interstate commerce commission's In
vestigation into the Wallingford
wreck. The commission will inquire
why the Pullman compau continued
to operate wooden sleeping cars on
through fast passenger trains.
Commissioner MeChord today tele
graphed Richmond Doan. general man
ager of the Pullman company, at Chi
cago. as follows.
"Commission desires your company
to furnish statement at the earl?st
possible date showing number of cars
used in passenger train service, num
ber of such cars of wooden construc
tion, of all steel construction and of
Bteel under-frame construction Also
number of cars now under construe
tton and proportion of same of wood,
steel and steel under-frame This
information imperatively needed for
use in New Haven wreck investigation
now in progress
Should Build Steel Pullmans.
Soon afterward a telegram was re
ceived by Commissioner MeChord
from John F Fitzgerald, mayor of
Boston, Inquiring if there were some
way by which the Pullman company
could be compelled to build steel cais.
"Certainly,'' reads Mayor r iug-r-aid's
telegram, "this company cannot
plead poverty of resources Millions
of Its present capital was a gift to
stockholders during the last twenty
years I am sending same telegram
to Massachusetts public service com
mission, but inasmuch as Pullman
business Is largely Interstate, think
(Continued on Page Eight.)
'ZAPATA, REBEL LEADER, IN CONTROL OF SITUATION IN SOUTHERN I !
j MEXICO; GAMROA LOOMS AS BIG FIGURE IN THE HUERTA CABINET
SAW HER SON
MEET DEATH
Aviator Geo. Schmidt's
Parents Witness Fatal
Accid ent Judge
Spellman Recovering
From Injuries Dead
Man Had Promised to
Quit Flying Sept. 4.
Rutland. Yt , Sept. 3. Judge J 1
er Spellman. who was a passenger
with Aviator George Schmidt when
the letter's aeroplane plunged to earth
at the Rutland fair yesterday killing
the pilot, is practicall) assured of re
coven, physicians at the Rutland hos
pital said today
Judge Spellman escaped without a
broken bone after the 400 foot drop.
Burns which he received when his
clot hluc caught fire, were his princi
pal injuries.
Schmidt w ho although only 28 years
old. had been flying fne years, had
promised his mother that he would
she up flying on September 4. his
blrthdaj Both his mother and father
saw him fall to his death
CAMINETTl'S
TESTIMONY
Government Intro
duces Transcript of
Examination Taken by
Attorney on Return
From Reno, Which De
fense Sought to Have
Introduced in Diggs
Case.
San Francisco Sept In closing
its case under the Mann white slave
traffic act against f Drew Caminet
ti. the government played a trump
card today. Testimony given bj Cam
inetti to Assistant District Attorney
Atkinson of Sacramento county on
tho way back from Reno after the ai
res! B, was read ae taken down b w
E Poan, a court reporter This was
an excerpt from the transcript in the
possession of tho government which
the defense vainly sought to have in
troduced In the DIggB trial.
Doan read the questions and ans
wers from his notes.
"Did you tell Lola Norris that
you d marrx her''" Mr. Atkinson had
asked.
I believe I did, " Caminettl had ans
wered "1 don't want to make any
statement I'd be contradicted in later,
but I believe 1 did "
"Did y.u make the promise In good
faith1?"
Yes, I did '
"Did you Intend to leave your wife
and children and marry her"?
"Yes. I did."
Doan testified that a clipping from
a Sacramento newspaper. p which
was printed n interview with cani
inetti telegraphed from Reno, was
shown to him on the train. In the
interview he was quoted us havm
said thM he Intended to marry Mis
Morris.
Did you say that, ..r substanl mlh
that?" District Attorney Atkinson
had asked.
"I believe 1 did," CamlneUi had an-
Colonel Zapata (arrow) and some of his followers; Foreign Minister
Gamboa.
In southern Mexico the rebels, under the leadership of Colonel
Zapata, are in control of the situation. The accompanying picture
shows Zapata and some of his trusted followers at Cuernavaca.
The other photograph shows Frederic Gamboa, one of Huerta's
right-hand men and minister of foreign affairs for Mexico. He is loom
ing up as the biggest figure in Huerta's cabinet.
swered, "although I didnt't intend to
be quoted."
Cross-examination only made
Doan s testimon fuller and more pos
itive. Mr Atkinson had turned to Lola
Norris, Doan testltied "Do ou
think, ' repeated Doan, reading the
question from his notes, that he,
(Caminettl i would marry you now ?
I know he would," was the confi
dent answer
Atkinson had turned t Camlnetti.
"Would you'"' he asked.
"Yes."
Caminetti had been allowed to ask
his own questions of Lola Norris.
Doan said and these w-(th the answers
were taken down.
"Did you ever hear me mention
Cruelty or getting a divnrre on
crounds of cruelty?'' Caminettl asked.
Yes, said the plrjand thrm turn
incr to Atkinson added:
' Mr Caminettl told me h'd be
much happier if conditions wore dif
ferent at his home, and he said that
phvslcal cruelty would be the grounds
for his dl I'orce '
"What did Mr Caminettl say about,
his family relationship about his
elder daughter?'.' Atkinson asked
He said that was the onlv regret
he had at leaving his family, that
he loved her and grieved at leannp
her. He said if he got a divorce he
might bring the child with him later."
With this reply the cross-examination
closed and, the soernment an
nouncing that it had no other wit
I nesses to call, the defense made ready
to prevent its case
Lola Norris Repeats Story
Lola Norris repeated more fulL
than in tho Diggs trial the story of
her relations with Caminettl at yes
terday afternoon's session of court
Necessarih the government bore
more personally and more particular
ly on the part she and raminetti
played in the determinations and
' act-- of lho four of them, and the
l cross-examination dwelt more heav
ilv on her share In the responsibilit v
for her own downfall The wife and
mother of the defendant listened to
her closely while I amineftl coached
his lawyers in asking questions. Diets
was in attendance, as has been his
wont, since the trial of his companion
began.
So far as the wife's face went, the
testimony left her unstirred There
was no plaj of emotion ;is she heard
the slip of a Kirl who stole her hus-
(Contlnued on Pase Eight I
IS CHIEF OF THAW'S
CANADIAN COUNSEL
W. K. McKcown.
W K McKeown heads tho list of
ilarrv Thaw's Canadian counsel. He
ha- the Canadian authorities guess
ing as to whrt move ho will make
next.
CONVENTION
CLOSING DAY
American Bar Associa
tion Devotes Much of
Session in Discussing
Means to Simplify Le
gal Procedure and the
Election of Officers.
Montreal. Quebec, Sept. 3. Ex
Presldent William Howard Taft wat
elected president of the American Bar
association this afternoon at the close
of the annual meeting.
Montreal Sept. .'.This, the last
day of the American Bar association b
meeting, was devoted to a discussion
of means to simplify legal procedure
and election of officers. Ex President
Taft was the chief speaker this morn
ing at a joint session of the section
of legal education and the Association
of American Law Si hools.
Papers were read at the Bar asso
ciation symposium b William Q
Hook of Kansas, judge of the federal
Circuit court of appeals, .Judge N
Charles Burke of the Maryland coui i
of appeals, and William A Blount of
Pensacola, Kla
Judge Hook urged brevity and sim
plicity, and said
It Is a common remark that th
ablest lawyers draft the most concise
pleadings, submit the briefest briefs
and make tho shortest arguments."
Judge Burke's subject was "Leg.);
Procedure and Social Unrest." The
struggle between capital and laboi
he urged, was responsible for new con
ditions calling for new laws to govern
( hem
"But no matter what statutes may
he enacted with respect to legal pro
cedure if counsel are not diligent lu
the preparation of the case for trial
or it one side or the other Is bent op
delay it Is difficult for the judge to
do much."
.Mr. Blount declared that the task
of remodeling pleading and practice
devolved ou the "progressive conserva
tives" if thi" profession. 'The goal,
he said, "is justice and this in large
part Inexpensively obtained"
SUBSCRIBE FOR
THE S. P. STOCK
Xrw York. Sept 3 Stockholders
of the I'nion Pacific have subscribed,
a'ceordin gto the underwriters' an
nouncement todav. for about SO per
cent of the ?SS..T75.oon Southern Pa
cific stock hold by Union Pacific. The
time limit for subscribing to the
.stoi k expired psterday. Thf stock
I represented the balance of Uulon Pa-
I ciflc's holdings following the ex
change with the Pennsylvania of
Southern Pacific stock for Baltimore
& Ohio. Under the decree of the
supreme court In the Harriman mer
ger case. Union Pacific was com
pelled to divest Itself of the stock,
and It was offered to Union Pacific
stockholders The subscribers will
receive certificates exchangeable for
tho stock Itself only when transferred
to persons who are not owners of
Union Taciflc stock
A member of the underwriting syn
dloate said that so far as could be
' Judged, at least 80 per cent had been
, subscribed for. and that the remain
der would be distributed to the uu
derwrltera before the middle ol S p-
I umber, when the underwriting syn-
, dlcate expires.
The outcome of the offering has
.been awaited in Wall Street with un
usual Interest owing to the liidlca-
I tion which it was supposed to give
j of the investment market.
HARRY THAW LOSES I
DEPORTATION FIGHT
Judge Hutchinson Sustains Writ of Habeas
Corpus Calling- For the Immediate Release of
Stanford White's Slayer, Upon the Petition of
the Arresting Officer.
IMMIGRATION OFFICER ARRESTS THAW ONCE 111
Fugitive Will Be Taken Immediately to Coati- 11
cook to Have Hearing Upon the Charge That j
He Is An Undesirable Alien Court's Action
Leaves Thaw Completely Dazed, While His
Lawyers Appear Stunned Judge Under Ter
rible Nervous Strain As He Reads His Decision
Sherbrookp, Que , Sppt 3. Ham
Thaw toda lost his fight to dof
deportation by remaining in the
Sherbrookf jail.
Judge Hutchinson this afternoon
sustained a writ of habeas corpus
calling for his release.
Thaw remained dazed for possibly
three minutea The crowd began to
leave the Judge's chamber In silence
Thaw followed aimlessly.
As he crossed the threshold. E.
Blakp Robertson, assistant superin
tendent of immigration, tapped him
on the shoulder and placed him of
ficially under arrest as an undesir
able alien
I he crowd then surged rrom me
huilding and it was announced that
Thaw would be taken immediately toj
( oaticook for a hearing
Thaw s lawyers sempd stunned
Special officers of the Immigration
department jostled them in the cor- '
ridors
111 see you in ('oaticook, boys,"
said Thaw, waiving his hand to the
reporters
Judge Hutchinson's voice trembled
as he read the decision, which in ef
fect started Stanford White's Blayei
on the road back to Matteawan The
Judge's hands shook so that he could
hardly hold the parchment.
Thaw did not take his eyes off the
reader In his right hand Thaw held
limply two nttfe" pennants of the fair,
which a little girl had thrust upon
him. There were forty persons In
the judge's chamber The court's
reading was slow, and while there
were indications that he would sus
tain th writ, it waa not until the last
few paragraphs that this became pos
itive. The court held, briefly, thai Thaw
was being confined illegally and that
John Boudreau, chief of police of
('oaticook. the petitioner, had a right
to demand the prisoner s release
FIVE SEAMEN
L0SE LIVES
Hurricane Wrecks
Launch With Officers
and Men From the
Battleship Nebraska
Off Fort Monroe
Ships of the Fleet in
no Immediate Danger
Newport News. Va.. Sept 3 Three
pettj officers and five men of the
battleship Nebraska were drowned lo
day when one of the ship s launches
was wrecked in the hurricane sweep
ing the coast hero.
The Old Dominion Liner MobjacK
Is reported sunk In the ba vith a
Gre oi eight and some passenu-or-The
report Is unconfirmed and the
line has no Information.
Tho Nebraska is at anchor off Fort
Monroe, but the shore wlrelesB baa
been put out ot commission by the
storm and communication by small
boats is impossible. Their names are.
not known ashore The drowned men
Were attempting to make shore, when
men on the wharves, who had
watched their perilous passage. sa
B waterspout Btruck the launch, over
turned M and men and boat disap
peared in the waves and spume. The
hurricane watch bas been blowing
since early morning, is accompanied
bv almost blinding downpours of rain
but the battleships seemed to be rid
ing it out well, despite tugging ou
their anchors
oo '
WILSON WILL
MEET HALE
Washington. Sopt :i.-Wlth the re
turn of President Wilson from the
Bummer White House and the arrival
of W illiam Bayard Hale, who has beeu
making observations In Mexico for
the administration, interest in the
Mexican situation was revived.
Secretary Bryan announced that
no word had been rec eived from John
Lind. who still remains at Vera LTuz
Mr. Hale, who anompaui-id Mr. Lind
from Mexico City to Vera Cruz. WM
Bald to be the bearer of personal mes
sages to the president. Before leav
ing late today for a lecture engage
ment. Secretary Bryan planned to go
over Mexican developments of the
last few days with President Wilson
and discuss particularly Inquiries by
Americans regarding means of pro
tection to their property if they leave
Mexico
Mr Hale arrived late today. He
disclaimed that he carried the origin
als of any of the Gamboa notes or
any personal message from Mr Lind
to the president or to Secretary Bry
an, j . I
I don't see why so much Import
ance has been attached to my move
ments," said be 1 am simply a pri
vate traveler who has found Mexico
an interesting field during the last
few w eeks Any Information 1 havo ; j
gathered is. of course, at the disposal
Of the president and the slate depart
ment if they care for it."
Boycotting American Storea.
EI Paso. Sept 3 Mrs. Edward
Sanders arrived here today from Par
ral. bringing one of the first coins
turned out of the rebel mint operated
there by the Constitutionalists It
bears the words "Hidalgo and Parral" J jl
and a portrait of Hidalgo, the priest
who started the revolution that se
cured Mexican Independence The ''V
coin is a copper penny, but silver mon
ey of the same t pe Is being turned
out t !H I
Mrs Sanders, who came overland
to Marfa, Texas, with friends says
the rebels are levying loans in Parral
and that tin- supply of food Is almost
exhausted. , j
Americans arriving here from Chi
huahua report that a boycott Is being
operated by natives there against all
things American and that no money i
la being spent with American stores
and shopkeepers where the natives
can buy from Germans, French of
other foreigners.
Missionaries Leaving Mexico.
Nashville. Tenn , Sept 3 The
Southern Methodist board of missions
today recehed news of the safe ar
rival at Vera Cruz of a party of mis
sionaries largely from Mexico City
They sail for the United States to
morrow. The woman stationed at San Luis
1'otosi have reached Tampico and may
wait there under the protection of
American warships. The missionaries
Bl Monterey having asked permission
to remain, nave been sent new orders
allowing them to use discretion.
POTATO SHORTAGE
DECLARES EXPERT
Chicago. Sept S. Epicures whose
ideal of B repast includes big baked
potatoes. French fried or any other
I variety, suffered a serious shock to
day, a leading rrop expert here an
nouncing that the potato crop this
year in the United States would be
iuiumn iiou bushels short of last year
Prlcea for Minnesota and Ohio po
tatoes in the Chicago market ad
vanced today 8 to 10 cents a buahel.
QUAKE SHOCK
CAUSES PANIC
Messina. Sicily. Sept. 3. A strong
! perpendicular earthquake caused a
panit among 'hp population of this
dt) todaj It lasted only six second?
The people, already alarmed by prev
ioua shocks, ;i!andoned their houses
and fled to the open streets.
oo
TODAY"SGAMES I
Quakers 4, Dodgers 3.
Brooklyn. Sopt 3. (National.)
First game H:
Philadelphia J - Ri
Brooklyn 3 ' J EJ
Batteries Camnitz, Brennan and
Killlfer, Pfcffer and V. Fischer
Braves 2, Giant 1
New York. Sept. 3. (National ) I
Boston bl'
New York 1 1 n K
Batterica Tyler and Rarlden;
Uathewan, Wiltse and Meyers
Reds 3. Pirates 1.
Pittsburg. Sept. 3. (National ) IU
Cincinnati ? 2 2 Ifl
Pittsburg - J 9A 0 ft
Batteries Brown and t larke; Ad- M
ams and Simon "
(Add'tlonal Sports on Page Two.)
j

xml | txt