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I TWENTY PAGES C 45 lirWM H I J I FEARLESS, INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER, . 'H F.rtx.four.h Y..r-N.. 16-Pr.c. f, c.n OGDEN CITY, UTAH, SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 17, 1914. E.,rd as s.coni-c,,.. M,er , p..,,,,,,., SlifiL 1 IMORE VIOLENT ERUPTIONS CAUSE JAPANESE TO FLEE IN TERROR Severe Earthquakes Accompany Volcanic Disturbances and Many More Buildings Fall Darkness Prevails and Rail roads Employ Night Signals Gulf of Kagoshima a Boiling Sea Many Driven Insane From Terror and Exposure. INTENSE SUFFERING REIGNS EVERYWHERE Famine Stricken People in North Eating Chopped Straw, Leaves, Rotten Potatoes and Meat Taken From Dogs and Cats Many Deaths From Cold and Starvation Island of Sakura in Such Hopeless Condi tion That It Must be Abandoned. m Kagoshima. Jan. 17 Two further Violent eruptions of the volcano Sa-kura-Jima, accompanied by a severe earthquake, occurred late last night, causing the collapse of many more buildings. Numbers of the inhabi tants of Kagoshima who had return ed, fled again in terror from the city Ashes are falling thickly today. The sun looked like a ball of blood over Kagoshima. and the darkness ,! was such that night signals had to be employed on the railroads The fly- ing dust was so thick that the few pedestrians on the streets making 1 their way to the outskirts of the city had to cover their mouths and noses 1? with towels or handkerchiefs to pre vent suffocation, The sea in the gulf of Kagoshima seemed to be boiling and the quan tity of floating pumice stone was so gTeat that It prevented navigation. Blue Jackets from the Japanese fleet today discovered a native craft containing sixteen refugees from Sa kura, who were in a starving condi tion. They reported that owing to the floating masses of pumice atone and the high seas the had been un able to steer their boat and had spent three days adrift at the mercy of the elements and without a morsel of food. The Blue Jackets were able to reach them only by using a wedge shaped raft, with which they pierced a field of pumice stone resembling ice floes. Lava today was flowing steadily down the sides of the volcano to the sea, increasing the area of the island, as the substance solidified on reach ing the water. Professor Fusakiehi Omori, the seis mologist pointing to the village of Yokohama on Sakura. where 40U houses He buried n lava, said "Are the people burled there as in Pompeii?" and answered himself, ' Only the future can reply." Many refugees are reported to have been driven insane as a result of ter ror and exposur. Great Loss of Life. Tokio. Jan. 17 An indication that the loss of life on the Island of Sa kura, which was devastated by the eruption of the volcano Sakuri-Jima may be much larger than had been supposed, Is given in a report receiv ed here from an official of the inter ior department who was sent to Kago shima to investigate He reports that 9,000 out of Sakura's estimated popu lation of 19,000 had been accounted for up to the evening of the sixteenth. Other refugees, it Is expected, will be found in other directions but the loss of life was evidently extreme. Measures for relief of the sufferers from famine in the north and erup tions in the south are rapidly assum ing shape now that the extent of the disaster is more definitely known. Appeal for Help. A relief association, national in scope, has been organized here and has Issued the following appeal for help: "Heaven has brought us disasters, one after another. While the suffer ing from famine In the northeast has not yet been relieved, another calam ity has occurred in Kiushlu, "The northeast, poorly favored by nature, sustained many afflictions in the past and is becoming impoverish ed. It is now suffering a great fam ine and its people are eating only wild fruits and herbs to stay their hunger Snow covers the land, adding to the suffering "We were planning to relieve this distress when news came of the erup tion In the south with people buried j in lava or so scorched with fiery ashes that they had not time to save, their nearest relatives. No greater calamity can be Imagined." The statement ended with an ap fc" peal to sympathizers for donations. Intense Suffering Everywhere. Bishop Walter Andrews, of the Eng lish church in Hok-Kaido, the famine stricken district, writes that the suffer ing everj'where Is Intense. The farm ers, he says, are hit hardest and their families are eating soups made of chopped straw, leaves and rotten po tatoes and meat taken from cats and dogs and such The more fortunate have a thin gruel made of rice or wheat. The net results, he writes, are many deaths from cold and starvation and an increase of crime and beggars Many girls, he declares, have been sold into slavery. He tells of many children faiting in schools, sick from lack of food. Great Change at Sakura. Kagoshima, Jan 17. Profeswor Om ori. the Japanese celsmologist, who arrived here yesterday, circled the island of Sakum today and found a pronounced physical change. Huge molten rocks formed a range Into the sea, practically blocking the bay acrosB to Oscnii. Many buildings remain In perfect condition on the northern coatit, but i on the devastated eastern coast afch- 1 i i I es and lava reach to the eaves of the ! house. Many new hills having sprung I Into existence. The professor saw a woman on the shore, but when he spoke to her she fled wildly. She was undoubtedly insane. New Craters Still Active. The new craters formed on Sakura Jima are still pouring volumes of smoke in the direction of Osuml. About seven-tenths of the Island Is a desert of lava and the remaining land Is In such a hopeless condition that it must be abandoned Fifteen hundred of the 2,000 houses on the island were buried. The esti mated damage on this account is 10, 000,000 yen ($5,000,000). How to deal with the Islanders is a great problem, the professor says, but evi dently they must migrate Professor Imori thinks the entire volcano range of Kuishui has entered on a period of activity that recurs every 60 years and that eruptions maj be expected at any time, especially from the volcano Unseen, eight miles from Oblma, in the prefecture of Nagasaki . The geologist Okada is of the opln ion that Sakura Jima will continue its eruption for a month. MESSAGES POUR IN. Tokio. Jan. 17. Messages of sympa thy with Japanese in connection with the recent disaster in the south are pouring in from all parts of the world and especially from America and I England. Both President Wilson and Secretarv of State Bryan have sent dispatches. oo ATLANTA HOLDUP 18 INflJSTODY Man Who Terrorized Western and Atlantic Passengers Captured by Police. Atlanta, Ga., Jan. 17. A man who is in jail here, the police believe Is the bandit who last night terrorized passengers on a southbound Western & Atlantic passenger train near here, and robbed (hem of several hundred dollars The prisoner, who was ar rested near the scene of the holdup, gave his name as John Junes and said he lived in Atlanta. The police, how ever, say he is James Nolan, of Des Moines, la. Jones or Nolan, left the train at Bolton, Ga., after a pistol duel with Carl G. Heard county policeman, who was a passenger, and who was slight ly wounded during the encounter on CREW IS RESCUED OFF MAIN COAST Gloucester Mass., Jan. 17. The res cue of the crew of a disabled five masted schooner by a steamer off the Maine coast was reported by Captain Lewis Wharton of the schooner Ori ole, which arrived today from Bonne Bay, N. F Captain Wharton was un able to learn the name of either ves sel Two five-master schooners, the Prescott Palmer and the Fuller Pal mer have not been reported since Monday, and considerable anxiety is felt for their safety. . nn FOUR PERSONS LOSE LIVES IN FIRE Brockton. Mass.. Jan. 17 Four per sons lost their lives in an apartment house fire here today and five others were injured by jumping from the up per stories Two of the injured will probably die. The dead are: Mrs. Mar J Monahan and her son, Bernard. Crawford Llnlnthal. Unidentified lodger in the Llnln thal home. oo BOY OF FIVE KILLS BANK PRESIDENT. Boise, Idaho. Jan. 16. L. A Martin, president of the Kuna Savings bank, was fatally wounded by the 5-year-oll son of Joseph Powell, five miles west of Kuna, today Mr. Martin was at the Powell home on business matters and while witing the child took a re volver from his father's coat, pointed It at Martin and fired The bullet penetrated the brain and Martin died ' early this morning. Great Lagoon Before Palace of Fine Arts at the Pananiai-Pa Int Copyright, 1913, by the Panama-Pacific International Exposition. WORK has been commenced upon what promises to be one of the most beautiful and picturesque features of the landscape englneerln ; of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition at San Francisco. It is the lagoon in front of the Pilace of Fine Arts. This lagoon will be mad) in semblance of one of the lovely mountain lakeletg of California and will have little about it to suggest the hand of man, as It will bo natural and wild, with no such things as bridges, bal ustrades or other artificial structures. The atmosphere of the wilderness will pervade 1L and It will be a refresh ing spot for thoso who have been threading the formal avenues and traversing the magnificent exhibit palaces of the Exposition. The lagoon will be 800 feet long, bat with varying width, like the lakes of which it will be a replica. Natural rocks and bowlders will be placed In It, as well as a few little Islets In its northern end. The rocks will be mossy and fern-clad. Creeping vines will trail here and there, while weeping willows, Monterey cypress, Italian cypress and other shrubbery peculiar to waterways will be planted along the shores. Water lilies and other marine plants will rest upon its surface. On the western shore there will be a large rotunda, from which there will be passageways to the Palace of Fine Arts. This rotunda will be surrounded by thick shrubbery and wild plants to produce an effect of antiquity, some part being overgrown with thick vegetation, the whole suggesting the ruins of old Panama City, destroyed by Morgan and his pirates In the sixteenth century, which still stand not far from the canal the completion of which the Exposition will celebrate. The lagoon will be a characteristic bit of California scenery, and It has even been suggested that specimens of California fish, such as steel head, trout, salmon, bass and others, be released in the lagoon to add to Its wilder ness effect. Swans will glide on the water. MUTTON FAMINE IS PREDICTED Editor of Chicago Livestock World Asserts Reckless Mar keting Forecasts Scarcity. TAKES ISSUE ON COST I Timid Growers Rush Sheep to Market Prices Are Demoralized. Salt Lake City, Jan. 17 The work of the United States bureau of ani- mal industry va- described by Dr. j R A Ramsay chief of field inspec tion of the Agricultural department, before the National Wool Growers' association convention here today. The speaker laid emphasis upon the value of proper breeding in order that the flock masters might compete sue cessfully in an open market. The conention was to end late today with the election of officers and the selection of the place ot meeting for next year. J. E. Poole, editor of the Chicago Livestock World, in an address to the delegates, asserted that the reckless I marketing of live lambs In the west was going to cause a mutton famine. During the next five years, he said, the scarcity would become acute. Mr. Poole said that for the last five yeafs the west had been market I lng ewe lambs in the same reckless manner as it sent heifer calves to the butcher . from 1900 to 1010 Good authorities, lie said estimate that eighty per cent of the ewe flocks of the west are over aged and that a bad winter would scatter their carcasses i over the ranges, thus precipitating a j mutton scarcity that, in any event, I cannot long bo delayed. "One short lamp crop." said Mr. Poole, "would put both lamb and mutton In the same category as lob ster and terrapin ." Takes Issue With Magazines. Mr. Poole took Issue with certain magazine writers who have minimiz ed the cost of raising sheep and who have, he asserted, erroneously snld that the Western sheep raiser had an easy time of it, that sheep on the ranges required no shelter, that na ture had done everything in the pro vision of food supplv for the sheep, and that the government had done much to help nature in heaping bene fits on the sheep grower. "An organization composed of meat retailers, has enunciated, somewhat persistently, the same chimera, "said Mr. Poole "During the compilation of the present tariff bill its represen tatives made themselves distinctly audible In Washington demanding that the western grower be deprived of his 'bonanza' by legislative enact ment and the markets of the United States thrown open to the producers of the world. Admit Canadian sheep and South American nnd Australian frozen mutton, they clamored, and cheap meat will be assured. "But results show that this measure merely defeated the object aimed at. Instead of increasing prospective sup ply, it precipitated liquidation of a wholesale character. Both east and west of the Missouri River timid growers, needlessly alarmed at threats of invasion of the domestic market by Canadian sheep and frozen mutton from the Antipodes sacrificed their holdings Demoralizing of Prices. All through the summer of 191U a procession of breeding stock trooped to the stock yards, glutting the mar ket and demoralizing prices, until at the inception of the'free trade era the native sheep Industry had been al most as effectively crippled as it was by the Wilson bill of the eighties Meanwhile Canada, instend of miti gating the consumer's condition, has been actually purchasing mutton in the United States as 75 per cent of the sheep killed In western Canadian provinces last year were grown south ol the International boundary. "Cheap abundant foreign mutton has proved an iridescent dream and all of the free traders have accom plished is to put a crimp in domestic production "A prediction not open to serious dispute is that mutton.fjlpply is dl niinishlng and constrfhptlort increasing all the world qver. For years the process of liquidation has been In full swing both in North and So ith America. "In the United States a production condition has been reached where the I east Is dependent for at least nine months of the year either on sheep and lambs finished west of the Mis souri River or bred there and finish ed on a short grain feed In the corn belt. Dogs and Free Trade. "Outside Kentucky, Tennessee and Virginia the native sheep industrv, in contradistinction of western bred stock, no single state is capable of furnishing the country with mutton a single day. Between disease, dogs and the free trade theorists the na tive sheep industry, a term popu larly used east of the Missouri River, has been crippled, with scant prospect of early recuperation. "During the last year especially a gratifying increase in consumption of aged mutton was noticed. The cost has increased the world over In such great restaurant centers as Chi cago and New York this comparative ly cheap and excellent food has been introduced with signal success by the simple method of preparing it in pal atable form. The English mutton chops Is nowr a standard article on restaurant menu cards where it was unknown but recently. Already the effect of increased demand is 6een In a narrowing of distinction between sheep nnd lambs and recent drastic liquidation of the wether flock of the West will have the effect of emphaa Izing this." Would Stone False Prophets. "In biblical days false prophets were stoned to death If such heroic treatment were meeted out in these modem times the market centers of the United States would be llttoro.l with the corpses of discredited price forecasters. At the inception of 1914, however, the market horizon is far from overcast. "Dearth and high cost of beef has given mutton, especially lambs good standing at the market and if these meats are available at a cost any where within the reach of the con sumer demand will Increase rather than abate. A decade ago neither lamb nor mutton were articles of gen eral consumption west of the Alle ghenies, but every meat shop in every hamlet of the Mississippi Valley now displays It in the carcass at nil seasons. SPRINGFIELD TEAM HAS WORLD RECORD Springfield, MaBS., Jan. 17 Ol'flel al figures issued by Secretary J. B. Crabtree of the United States" Revol ver association, shows that the world's record mark of 1.154 made by the Springfield team has been allow ed It replaces the mark of 1,147 made early this season by the Olym pic club of San Francisco. The new record was made on January 1, against the Manhattan club of New York London. Eng., Jan. 17. - Charles B Davia of New York and Philadelphia was married here today to Miss Dai Turgean of Hinsdale, 111 HUERTA TO HAVE WIRELESS PLANT German Company Given Con tract for Erection of Station in Mexico City. Berlin. Jan. 17 A German wireless telegraph company toda obtained a contract for the erection of a wire less station In Mexico City to enable Provisional President Huerta to main' tain communication with the columns of federal troops operating against the rebels in various parts of the conn tr.'. . General Huerta finds it neces sary to use wireless telegraphy, as the ordinar telegraph wires arc frequent ly cut. FARMER BEARDSLEY WITHSTANDING SIEGE Mayvllle, NY.. Ian. 17. The fifth day of the siege of Kdward Beardslev, in his farm house near Summerdale, was ushered In by rapid firing from the Beardslev stronghold. Timothy Yanice and William Walker, friends of Beardslev. who have acted as "go betweens" In the parleys between Sheriff Anderson and the beleagured farmer approached the house this morning, hands above their heads. As they entered the yard they were halted by the whizzing of bullets sent over their heads from the attic win dow, Beardslev s lookout "Get out of here and stay out. You are trying to trap me You can't come here any more." shouted Beard sley as Yanice and Walker ran down the hill toward the sheriff's camp. ROOSEVELT FOR SCHOOL PRESIDENT Seattle, Wash., Jan. 17. A meet Ing of the graduates of the University of Washington, including four former presidents of the student body and others prominent in student affairs when they were undergraduates, was held today to set in motion a cam paign for the election of Theodore Roo8eelt as president of the universi ty The new board of regents is seek ing a president and will hold its first meeting next Friday. BLAIR LEE WILL SUCCEED JACKSON Washington. D. C, Jan. 17 The senate elections committee today. 7 to voted to 'ecomniend thai Blair lee, Democrat, be seated in the ben ate to succeed Senator Jackson, Re publican, ol Marland, and b.v a vote of 9 to 1. determined to report ad versely on the creuentlals of Frank P GIusn appointed to succeed the late Senator Johnston of Alabama. uu CAPTAIN AND CREW WALK ASHORE. San Francisco, Cal.. Jan. 17 Cap tain Hansen and the eleven men 111 his crew walked aBhore at low tide today from the schooner Polaris which went aground last night under the bluff at Point Bollnas. north of the ('.olden Gate. None of the crew was injured. The Polaris will be a total loss. NO TRACE OF THE LOST SUBMARINE Sweeping Operations in Search of British Boat and Crew No Sign of Whereabouts. Plymouth, Eng.. Jan. 17. Not a trace had been found up to late thh afternoon of the British submarine A-7, which was lost in Whltesand bay on the shores of Plymouth sound yes terdav afternoon Sweeping operations were started at daybreak and covered a wide area In the search for the mjssing boat and her crew but no indications as to her whereabouts was found. A destroyer kept watch through the night over the spot where the tiny vessel was supposed to have disap peared afier her dive, during the ma neuvers yesterday. When the first streak of dawn appeared, a number ot destroyers with weighed cables stretched between them steamed up and down the bay sweeping the bot tom of the sea; but encountered no obstacle. The lifting craft especially fitted for raising sunken submarines can not reach the scene of the disaster be fore Sunday night, and the authorities say there is small chance of raising the boat before Monday evening if she is located. New York, N. Y., Jan. 17. The loss of the British submarine boat A-7, with Its crew of eleven men. In White sand bay near Plymouth, EnglanJ, calls attention to the heavy loss of life sustained since these diving bjaii have been attached to the great na vies of the world: Submarine accidents in the differ ent navies have caused the loss of more than 200 lives during the last ten years. Collisions and explo:ons on board and the inrush of water through the open ports have been the common causes of these mishaps. The navies of France, Great Britain and Russia have been the principal sufferers in the number of lives lost. In five serious accidents France has lost eighty-two officers and men, Great Britain, whose submarines have given that country the most serious trouble, has lost seventy-seven men. The American navy has had a few, submarine accidents, but the loss of life was small, compared to these which have befallen the French and British navies. oo COLONEL GORGAS TO BE SURGEON GENERAL Washington. D C ! . Tan 17, Pres ident Wilson today made these nomi nations . Surgeon Generai of the Army, wiih rank ot" brigadier general, Colonel W C. Gorgas. United States marshal, northern dis trict of California, James B. Ho.ohau of California. Surveyor general of California, F. H. Gould of California CANADA CIRCULATES "PATENTED INSIDES" Washington, D. C, Jan. 17. Tes timony today that the Canadian gov ernment had been playing for the cir dilation of news articles in "Paten ted Insldes ' of newspapers to induce Americans to go to Canada, led the senate lobby committee off on a new line of investigation today. The statement of the action of tbe action of the Canadian government was made by Cortland Smith of New York, president of the American Npv. spnper association The commit tee decided to call George Josiyn president of the Western Newspaper Union of Omaha. uu HOUSE TURNS DOWN WOMAN SUFFRAGE Washington, D. C, Jan 17 Demo crats of the house rules committee today refused to report a rule to cre ate a standing committee on woman suffrage in the house. . oo FALSE ALARMS ARE TRACED TO A BOY Salt Lake, Jan. 17. In the arrest of Roy Due, a 12 year-old bov , late Thursday night. W H Bywater. chiet of the fire department, believes he has the culprit who has turned In fifteen false alarms from the fire box at Second West and Fourth North street during the last few months. The boy was turned over to the Ju venile court and an officer of the court was delegated to make an in vestigation. Several nights ago the fire chief placed a man on guard near the box in question. The boy was caught in the act of turning in the alarm, it is said. JLf- 1 BIG OFFER FOR TY. Augusta. Ga., Jan. 17 Ty Cobb was told at Royston todav that the Fed eral league club in Chicago had of fered him $75,000 for fhe years, with the first year's salary to be paid in ad vance Cobb said he did not care to make a statement until he returned to Augusta Tuesday or Wednesday. oo BARON STRATHCONA ILL. London, Jan 17 Baron Strathcona, 14, high commissioner ior Camilla, is serlouslv 111 from prostration follow ing a sharp attack of ca'arrh. I uuuIeWeoy ina hotel Hysterical Niece Commits Sui- cide, Uncle Seizes Gun and fl Shoots Self. PROMINENT TENNESSEAN Former Supreme Justice Sells jjl Business in San Francisco Becomes Despondent. il San Francisco. Cal., Jan. 17. A 'jH woman known as Blanche Wood. 24 years old. seized a revolver and shot ;H herself dead early this morning at a hotel here, in the presence of her jH uncle. A. B. Wood, and a friend, Ed- ward RobertB, a3 Roberts was at- fi tempting to dissuade Wood from com- mitting suicide. Wood then took IH the weapon and killed himself. 'Ifl Earlier in the evening, Wood, who iH had made several suicidal threats, had left a note to his niece In which ho IhH said he would take his life. Wood is said to have been formerly 'RjH a supreme court justice of Tennes- ijl see flH Wood had been to a picture show il with Edward Roberts. Roberts left jl him at Wood's hotel and went to his hH own home, where he found Miss Wood in a state of hysteria She had found the note from her uncle, saying thai ill he had decided to kill himself, as he had lost his money and his friends H had deserted him. H Roberts and Miss Wood hastened to jf the hotel and burst in on Wood. Rob- H erts and .Miss Wood upbraided him for what the woman termed a "ghast- JhH ly joke." Suddenly she took a re- Hfl volver from a bureau drawer and shot fljl herself through the heart. Wooa fiBj leaped across his niece's body, snatch- flja ed up the weapon and shot himBelf H through the heart Both died with-n a few minutes fflflH Roberts said that Wood, until two H9 years ago, was on the Tennessee su- IBSjH preme court bench He came to San in Francisco about a year ago. ,WB According to Roberts. Wood had be- hS come involved in a political matter SSI that caused him to leave Tennessee. :nBffi He said he did not know his friend's EBB real name and assumed that he had mSI adopted the name "Wood" after com- HEUfl ing to California. He said Wood BMH had a son living in Memphis and a 13hf daughter in Dexter, Mo. Wood was mHH I 54 years old. In San Francisco Wood engaged in I I the restaurant business. but six moni ago he sold his business. His j nisi e Roberts said, had literary as piratlohB and wrote short stories and motion picture scenarios. I POULTRY. DOGS ID I CAIS AT SCHOOL I - EXHIBITION I i I NearU 100 children wore participa tors in thr- Poultry show at thp Qulncy school this morning The show was conducted under the direction of Prln clpal J C Hobson, V W Browning acted as adjudicator Pres Wllford j Bramwell of the State Poultry associa- j tion was also present. I In connection with the Judging of the prize winners. Mr. Browning a e the students fonie valuable Instruc- tion in regard to Improving the breed i.i poultry and it is thought that the studf-nts of the school will follow out ji the advice ghen for they listened with earnest attention There were 20 exhibits of poultry in addition to which there were 26 dogs, three tats and eight pens of pigeons shown. There were forty-two prizes j awarded, the sweepstakes prize being I won by Lawrence Brajmvell with a j ; pen of white Plv mouth rocks. ( rr FEDERAL LEAGUE PLANNING CAMPAIGN Chicaeo. Ian. 17 Owners and man agers of the Ferleral league gathered here today to discuss plans for the coming season and to arrange their final campaign for the signing of ma- Jor league baseball players. Several players who are said io he consider- j ing Federal league offers were expect ed to confer w ith the managers of the various clubs of the circuit. I One object of the meeting Is to avoid having the different club man agers competing for players not yet signed. Major leaguers who are still eligible will be apportioned off to the j different clubs. oo M'KINLEY RELICS SOLD AT AUCTION San Francisco, Cal.. Jan. 17 Relics JM of the late President McKlnley sold j at auction here by the estate of his s niece. Mrs Ida McKlnley Morse Coop er, brought $99i. it was announced today i A gold plate, presented by employes j of a local Iron works as a memento of the launching of the battleship Ohio brought $325 It cost $1500.