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pere In the Undted State. 1 1 FEARLESS, INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER Forty-fourth Year-No, 142-Prlce Flv e Cent . OGPEN CITY, UTAH, "MONDAY EVENING, JUNE 15, 1914. PRESIDENT DETERMINED TD FORCE - TRUST PROGRAM THROUGH SENATE Will Bring Every Means Within His Command to Bear in t Rushing Anti-Trust Legislation Before Congress Ad journs Makes Direct Charge That Appeal for Post- ponement Is Inspired by Certain Interests Letters and Circulars Made Public. CALLS FOR HALT WILL HAVE NO EFFECT Completion of Program Less Harmful to Business Than Period of Uncertainty President's Announcement and Giving Out of Circular Letters a Bomb in Official Circles News Spreads Quickly to Capital Where It Creates Sensation and Animated Discus sion in Both Houses. Washington. June 14. President Wilson made the direct charge today that sentiment in favor of postpone ment of the administration trust leg islative program was the result of B campaign of certain Interests and intl mated that it was the cause of the "psychological business depression" of which he recently spoke In support of the president's view, copies of letters and telegram? ir Ciliated among husiness men calling , for an adjournment of congress with- i out completion of the trust bills, pray- i ing for the freight rate increase be- i ing asked by the railroads of the in t terstate commerce commission and calling for a halt of the "attacks on r business" were made public ai the W bite House. 1 President it Determined. President Wilson made it clear to his callers that the campaign, if such it may be called, would have no ef I feet on him and that it was his plan to push the trust program through the senate with the aid of all the means i at his command. He expressed the view that business was ns good if not better now than a w hile ago, and that it would be less harmful to the business of the country to have the i rust legislation program completed than to be confronted it ith a period of uncertainty which would accom pany the delay. One of the circular letters, which f.me into possession of the White lloupf wa? circulated by the Simmons Hardware company of St. Louis. E C. Simmons, head of the company, I had been selected for a member of V the federal reserve board and his nom ination was to have gone to the sen ate today. This morning it was an nounced at the White House that Mr. Simmons had declined the place and that Charles Hamlin of Boston now an assistant secretary of the treas ury would be named in his place White House officials emphatically denied, however, that the circular let j ' ter sent out by the Simmons companv i had any connection with the declina-1 tion of Mr. Simmons Circular Letter Sent Out Another circular letter made pub lie. purported to have been sent out by the Pictorial Review company of ly New York, and was signed by W. P. Ahnelt, as president It was dated May L and enclosed a draft of a let ter ' which embraces the views of a majority of the thinking business peo ple of our section of the country and which should be addressed to the pres- Aident of the United States, the con gress and members of the interstate commerce commission respectively ;ea The letter concluded: H 'If you prefer to use copies of Hi"1 let enclosed letter, we will mail you aa rf; many as you can conveniently use. ie It will be more effective, however, if m- ou write them on your own letter- snt heads." gn Appeal for Postponement. or, The form letter attached was an ap- ier peal for postponement of trust legls- to lation and a 5 per cent freight rae at increase for the railroads. sn- A copy of a night lettergram con- .m- talning the content a of the form l :m ter in condensed term, was attached, the Not since I'resldeni Wilson made md Ms charge of "an Insidious lobby" In se- Washington to influence tariff legis lation, has there been a sensation of tb such a sort in official circles News ur of what the president had said and icH of the giving out of the circular let ters spread quickly to the capitol, where It became the subject of anl mated discussion III both bouses of congress. nf. The letter purporting to have been sent oui bv the Simmons company l" wh- dated .luue 9, which was aftei Mr. Simmons bad been offered a plat i ntie on lnp reserve board. This lettei d of noi given but for publication wth Mr- l he oi hers I FOURTH BALLOON IN RACE SAFE line ptif- rtr Poitland, ore June 15.- That the balloon Springfield, piloted bj Roj ' r Uonaldoon, which left Portland last Thursday in a rape under the auspi- ,,n (Cn of the Aero Club Of America, has , 9 made a Beaaationsl night, weathering l,,lB the electric?.! storm that brought thr.ee other starters to earth, and crossed the Cascade range, was the theory to day of those who have vainly tried 'o locate the only one of the four gas btrs now unaccounted for Additional reports v. ere received to day from farmers who sighted the, balloon early Friday morning, well un der control and at a high altitude These reports have been personally confirmed bv the searchers. The balloon was being driven toward the mountains If the Springfield has crossed the Cascades it is possible it landed in one of the wildest and most rugged parts of Oregon or Idaho, and if the pilot and his aid Wilbur Henderson of Portland, are unhurt, it might take them several days to reach a center of communication. on PRETORIA WAS OFF HERCOURSE Captain 'of Liner That Rammed the New York Asked to Wire Position at Time of Crash. New York. June 15 In view of statements that the steamship Pre toria was off her lourse when she rammed the liner New York early Saturday, the 1 lamburg-Amerioan line today sent a message to Captain Dug ge of the Pretoria, asking him to wire less his iosition at the time of the crash. The Pretoria is hound for Hamburg, where she is due June 24. The Hamburg-American line gave out today a paraphrase of a wireless message received from Uugge. It sheds no light on the cause of the crash, but states that only a few of the Pretoria's plates were bent, that the ship was firm and tight and thai there was no danger for passengers ship or cargo PRESIDENT SIGNS AMENDED BILL Tolls Repeal as It Passes Sen ate and House Be comes Law. Washington, June 15. President Wilson today signed the Panama tolls exemption repeal bill as amended in the senate and agreed to bv the house. There was no ceremony at the signmu Assistant Secretary Forster was the only person with the presi dent Mr Vil6on signed the bill wltn a quill pen used by President Harrl son in signing the International copy right law in 18,91, and hy President Taft In signing the Pan-American copyright treaty the Lincoln memo rial bill, and the act incorporating the National Institute of Arts and Let ters The pen Is the property of Rober Underwood Johnson of New York. oo rev, f. g, mm mm THE CITY Rev. F. G. Bra i nerd delivered an excellent address list night In the First Congregational church, on "Og den the ' i t Beautiful " In it he gave description of the general civic features of the city, which he said were similar In a largo degree to ' those of many otb'c-r cities that could br- visited in a cross-continentai tour, with the posible exception of the wide streets, which are a most valuable asset But the fertility of the soil, and tbf many mountain streams which serve both for purposes of ir rigation and for the generating of power, are very unusual and shows Unit the city has something to com mand the interest of investors. The publit spirit of the citizens is also a valuable asset Continuing, be said that although the assets from a commercial point of view were many, the scenic attrac tions of the city and surrounding termor;, was virtually unsurpassed anywhere, in that it could boast of having the mountains, valleys and the sea. for the Great Salt Lake could well be considered as an Inland sea The possibilities in these things, in the attraction which they might form forb oth the tourist and the home seeker, he brought out in a finely de tailed description of Ogden, Waterfall. Taylor, Strong and Birch Creek can yons and the valleys. In which the city is located and by which it Is surrounded. SEVENTY CLUBS IN GOLF CUP CONTEST I Chicago, June 15 Nearly seventy golf cluhs havp entered the comppti tlon for the Tom Morris memorial cup, to be played tomorrow. The event was won last year by the Los Angeles Country club, Norman Mac Beth of that club having the best in dividual score 4 up The event In open to all club members of the West ern Golf association, each enterinz team of eight playing 18 holes over Its own links, against the special par of its course PROBATE CALENDAR IN JUDGE HOWELL'S COURT In Judge J, A Howell's division of the district court this morning the probate calendar was disposed of as follows Estate of Frank McNulty deceased the petition to sell real estate grant ed. Petition for confirmation to sell real estate in the matter of the es tate of Henry Bowns, deceased, grant ed. In the matter of the estate of L C. Bower, deceased, the petition for approval, allowance and Settlement of the first and final account for dis charge, distribution and release, granted. In the estates and guardianships of Louis P Fret well, et al , minors, and Curtis .1 Thompson et al , minors, the petitions to inest funds for fam ily allowance and for court charges were taken under adisement. George W. Eklns was granted let ters testamentary In the matter of the es'ate of John Ekins, deceased, and he was appointed executor with out bond Estate of Thomas Jorgensen, de censed, petition for approval, allow ance and settlement of final account for distribution and discharge, wa? granted In the estate of William D, Van Dyke, jr.. deceased, petition for let ters of administration was granted and L A Van Dyke appointed admin , istrator under a bond of $4600 In the matter of the estate and ' guardianship of Dcrrah S Van Dyke et al.. minors. Martha E Van Dyke was appointed guardian and her bond fixed at $100 Mary A Cragun was appointed j guardian of the estates of Melba ' Douglass, et al., under a bond of $600. Hearing of petition for letters of i administration in the matter of the I estate of John B Thayer, deceased Estate of George Lavender. de ceased, hearing of objection to dis tribution; continued Hearing of petition for revocation of letters of administration and for re-issuance continued two weeks Hearing of objection to setting apart homestead and petition for ac counting in the matter of the estate of John W Shupe, deceased, continued one week. oo OGDEN GROCERY ID MEAT STORES ARE TRE BEST V. E Sampsel and R. H. Wisp of Billings, Montana, were guests of N. A Gay and George Goddard of the Ogden Council of the United Com mercial Travelers association, today Mr. Sampsel is the grand treasurer and Mr. Wise, delegate of the Bil lings council, U. C. T. The party ha been attending Mip I U. C T convention which was held ' at Provo last week, at which the Bil lings representatives succeeded in landing the 1916 convention for their home town and also carried off the silver loving cup offered to the lodge that had the largest increase in Its membership This morning the two visitors took a walk around the business district of the city, Hiid Mr Sampsell. In talk ing about what be bad seen, said th.it without question Ogden had the finest grocery stores and meat mar kets as a whole, at any city In the Intermountaln country. In an ex planation of this he said that Salt Lake it and Butte each had one large meat market and grocery store, that was elaborately appointed, but that the arrangement in Ogden was a much more praiseworthy one. Mr Wise endorsed his fellow sales j man's opinion and added that Ogden also had the best "brewery" in the west. The two visitors were taken for an automobile ride through Ogden can yon 'n Mr Gay's machine and were entertained with a dinner at the Her mitage They left for Billings at 3:30 p. m. t REPRESENT CARRANZA AT WASHINGTON j - ' S9t & V JB i ! s ' t P t i Left to right: Jose Vasconcelos, Jose Urquidi, Rafael Zubaron and L. A Peredo. These men form the Constitutionalist junta at Washington. They keep I in constant touch with Carranza, and make it their business to cultivate sentiment among officials at the national capital favorable to the Constitu tionalist cause. BATTLE BEGINS AMONG WOODMEN Insurgents and Regulars Fight for Seating of Delegates in Convention. Toledo, O.. June 15 The battle be tween the Modern Woodmen of Ameri ca administration and insurgent lead ers began today before the credentials committee Insurgent leaders de f lared if their big middle west dele gations were not seated they would either bolt or carry their fight to the courts. In the contested state conventions the administration forces were the bolters. The credent!. committer probabl-'' will not be ready to report until to morrow The insurgents Insist that their Illinois. Iowa and Nebraska dele gations must be seated The Mis souri. Wisconsin and Minnesdta in surgent delegates are not contested. nn 1 Tl COMPANIES IRE TO SE FORMED' INTO 01 I Vice President Joseph Scowcrofl and Manager P. D Kline of the Og den Rapid Transit company spent Sat unlay In Logan In conference with stockholders in the Logan Rapid Transit company at which it was de cided to join with the Ogden com pany in the building and operation of on electric car system between the two cities and In the southern part of Idaho Tentative plans for the merging of the Interests of the two cmopanies have be?n known for i some time but the final action toward ' consolidation w-as taken by the Logan ; concern Saturday. I While a majority of the stock of I the two companies is owned by Og i den parties, yet it is said by Vice j President Scowcroft that there are i stockholders in each of the compa-l I uies who do not have stock in the other, but that they are all agreed that the Interests should be irierged and a uuited and centralized effort be made on the part of both concerns to connect southern Idaho and Cache j valley with Ogden. The new company w ill be known as the Ogden-Logan-Idaho Railway com-1 pany and it will embrace th entire; holdings of the Ogden Rapid Transit1 companv and thos of the Logan com pany. This will include the Ogden Street car system the Canyon road. Brigham. Plain City. North Ogden and all other branches, and ;il) t lu- lines that have been constructed in Cache valley. Rights-of-way have not yet bopn ob tained between Wellsville and Ogden and Mr. Scowcroft Is of the opinion that connection between the two points will not be accomplished this summer. oo FEDERATION TO 1 ELECTJFFICERS Chicago. June IS Nominations, headed by Mrs. Percy V I'enny packer of Austin Texas, for reelection as president and whirh in the absence of nominations from the floor are equivalent to election, were made to day by delegates to the convention oi the tieneral Federation of Women? t lubs Names may be written in on the ballots at the election tomorrow, but they will not effect the result, it Is stated. The Inroads of the suffragists was again reflected at today s session. when Miss Mar;. Garrett Hay of New York was nominated as a director MISS Hay is president of a big suf-1 frage organization In New York and known as a vigorous worker for equal ity at the polls. Rules and regulations for the bal loting tomorrow were adopted. They include injunctions as to silence and provide that there shall be no elec tion this spring. Club Nominations. Following are the nominations: President, Mrs. Percy V. Penny packer, Austin. Texas First ice president, Mrs. Samuel B Sneath, Tiffin. Ohio. Second ice president. Mrs Georgiw A Bacon. Worcester, Mass. Recording secretary, Mrs. Harry L Keefe, Walt Hill, Neb. Corresponding secretary Mrs. Eu gene Rellley. Charlotte, N. C. Treasurer Mrs William B Will iams, Lapeer, Mich. Auditor. Mrs Charles H. McMahon Salt Lake City, Utah. Directors Miss Mary Garrett Hay a. .. York City: Mrs. William Harper, Seattle, Wash. Mrs. William E An drews. Washington. Mr-. Frank C White! Valley City, N Q.J Mrs. W. B. Young. Jacksonville. Fla. ; Mrs. Flor ence D. Everett. Highland Park, 111 Mrs. Grace Julian Clarke, Indianapo ! lis I ml . and Mrs W. H Crosby. Wisconsin TAFT ATTACKS TRADES ONIONS Labor Organizations Weaken Arm of Law to Gain In dustrial Ends. Cambridge, Mass, June 15. For mer President Taft, in an oration to daj before the members of the Phi Beta-appa fraternity of Han arc! unl verslty, attacked the trades unions for their Championing of the Clayton bill pending before congress exempting them from operation of the Sherman j anti-trust law, and for their support of the striker; in Colorado The subject of the former presi dent's oration was "the supreme court of the Culted States and popular self government "We Hud " he said, ' many labor or ganizatione insisting that the arm of the courts be weakened so that law less violence on their part may be an effective instrumentality to gain their Industrial ends Indeed we find actual rebellion against the state au thority maintained by certain trades j unions and supported by contributions) openly solicited from their sympathi sers i be country ove r." yjyj AMALGAMATED STOCK PURCHASE UNDER COBM Today the stockholder meeting of the Amalgamated and the Lewlston Sugar companies was again poxlponorl The meetiug is now set for July 20. As was announced in the Standard i number ol weeks ago the Btockhold pis' meetings are being continued be cause of negotiations for stock held by the American Sugar and Refining company As was explained by the Standard the Mormou church has purchased half of the stock held by the sugar trust and other parties are now negO Mating for the balance, It not being known yet Jubt what the outcome will be The sugar trust owned 5t per cent of the stock in the Amalgamated company which is the only stock In volved In the deal at this time, and It still holds 25 per cent Ogden capital controls the stock ot the l ewlston company and none ot that stock Is being considered In Mm deal with the trust people. However, 4 P. M. CITY EDITION U TWELVE PAGES I WEATHER Tonight and Tuesday IPfl Generally Fair. Entered at Second-CJaaa Matter at the Postofflce, Ogden, Utah. Hf .i the two companies are so closely al- 1 lied that the stockholders will not hold the Lewiston company's meeting until the annual meeting of the Amal gamated company is held. Ogden par ties are ready to purchase any or nil of the stock in the Amalgamated company which Is now being held by the sugar trust. dev. t i.mm FAVORS BOOSTING In conformity with the suggestion of the Weber club that talks relative to Ogden, be given in the churches last night. Rev G. F. Ra6sweiler spoke in the M E. church on the subject of "The Building of a Better Ogden."' He chose as hi text. Gen 4 7: ' And Calr Builded a City." His address was excellently out lined and included reference to the many splendid civic, industrial and educational features of the city, to gether with the needs and the wants of the people He also appealed to his hearers to boost" for the city In dividually and collectively, that its ln ) dustrles might increase, Its opportu I nltles for education be made greater and its beauties enhanced in every possible way. REV. J. E, CARVER HAS PASSED TRE CRISIS IN HIS ILLNESS Rev. J E Carver, who has been in a erious condition the past two days during the crisis of ulcerated tonsihtis, obtained relief this morning when the deep-seated ulcer brok? Yesterday tho lance was used re peatedly to keep him from choking, and the doctors In attendance were much alarmed, but since morning the improvement has been marked. The critical period has been passed. The attack has been so severe that it will be days before the minister regains his strength and is able to take up his public duties. oo- ING MAN CAUSES A BIG STIR AT RIS ROME Lionel Gibby, son of Thomas Mibby I of Roy. created considerable uneasi ! ness last evening when he suddenly disappeared from home A search was made during the night, but he was not located until a later hour this morning Mr Gibby drove home at about 11 o'clock last night and directed Lionel to take care of the team. The young man proceeded to do as he was re quested, but as he did not return to the house for some time, the father went to the barn to look for him. thinking, perhaps, Mint one of the horses might have kicked him. .This morning Mr. Gibby reported the dis appearance of the young man to the sheriff's office and descriptions were Bent out In all directions At about 11 o'clock, Mr. Gibby tele phoned that the lad had been found. He had gone out into the strawberry patch w here he remained the balance Of the night He gave no explana tion of his actions, but It is said by officers that he was offended over something and thought it would be a sweet revenge to make the folks think he had left home. The young man is 17 years old rr INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL HOLDS FLAG DAY EXERCISES ! This afternoon a Flag day service is being held at the Stale Industrial school, at which Governor William) Sprv is to give the principal address j The remainder of the program is by the students of the school. The affair Is on the lawn In front of the main building of the state in stitution and the flag presented is or regulation size, and was Just recently purchased for the school The complete program follows Overture & L S. Band Exercise. "Our Citizens" Boys and Mirls (In this number thp flag will be raised and saluted by the military co'ii- pany and all present.) Oration, ' The Flag' E Fulton Selection S. I 8. Band Kxerclse. "United States in Song and storr" Boys and Girls Song "Utah. Fairest Utah" Entire School Flower Drill Girl!j Selection S. I. S Band Physical Education Demonstration Dumb Bell Exercise Girls Military Drill n'M Address.. His Exceileucy, Governor William Spry J WITHDRAWAL IS I STOUTLY DENIED Mexican Delegates IntUt They Will Exhaust Every Effort j I to Attain Peace. t : if NO BAD FAITH CHARGES I 1 1 All Side Agree That Media- tion Success Depends on . , Selection of Provisional President. J Niagara Falls Ont.. June 15. Re- ports that the Mexican delegates to $ 1 the mediation conference were pre I paring to withdraw because of the in- j slstence of the Americans in espou--ing a constitutionalist for provisional president of Mexico, were declared WltftCht foundation today when the mediators and delegates resumed their sessions. Emilio Rabasa. bead of the Mexi can delegation authorized the state ment that no charges of had faith against the United States had been I made at any time. He insisted the Mexican delegates had not wired for t permission to withdraw and that the 'l negotiations had never reached such j a stage He added that until the Am erican plan was submitted In writing last week, the Mexican delegates had 1 no Intimation of the desire of the Uni ted States that a constitutionalist be chosen. I Mexicans Will Stay. Augustine Rodrigues. another of the Mexican delegates, was emphatic in his statement that the Mexican dele gates were not preparing to withdraw. He said they would exhaust every ef fort and make every conce?slon with in reason in order to arrive at a peace ful solution. All sides are practically agreed now that on the selection of a provisional president ol Mexico, the success or failure of mediation depends. The Huerta delegates have suggested five names. The Americans have inform- j ally suggested several, but are wall I ing for a complete list from Wash j ington. SIMMONS IS NOT TO BE GOVERNOR I Hardware Man Declines to Serve as Head of Federal Reserve Bank Board. Washington. June 15. E C. Sim mons of St. Louis has declined ap pointment ro the federal reservn board Charles S. Hamlin of Bos ton, now assistant secretary of the treasury, is expected to be designated lo his place when the nominations for the entire board go to the senate It was said, unofficially, that Pres Ident Wilson would send In the nomi nations of the five members probably today without designating a governor. j and would choose that officer later. 1 Thomas B Jones, a Chicago lawyer, was selected for the governorship, but with the coming of Mr Hamlin to tho board it was thought that plan might be changed and the governorship mlghi go to the Boston man. Mr. Hamlin is an expert in finance who served as assistant secretary of the treasury under President Cleve land and returned to the treasury de partment soon after President W ilson took office, as the assistant secretary m harge of customs President Wilson it is said, has been reluctant to appoint Mr Hamlin to the resere board because he felt he was needed in bis preaeni posi- ! I CHICAGO GRAIN Chicago. June 15. Wheat w eakened todav on account of reports that the rains in Kansas had not reached the part of the state where the ban est ft in progress, and that no harm had re i suited. The market at the outset, however, showed some strength in svmpathv with firm cables ami be cause of lighter world shipments than j expected The opening, which rang- i ed from a shade off to l-8l-4c UP. j was followed by a moderate gener.'l decline. Afterward, realizing sales lo. nn nf the chief holders led to a setlnck j In corn The close was weak at W to .1-4 c net decline A huge falling off In the domestic visible wheat supply total had virtual ly no effect on prices. The close was Steady, W to 5-Sc net lower WALL STREET. New York June 15 The market closed stead v. Narrow movements again attended todays trading, with the tendencv downward. The usual opening up of speculative contracts caused the list to harden in the final operations. I H Sugar. New York. June 16 Sugar Raw ; Steady. Molasses, $2.74; centrifugal. $8 39; refined, steady. Cut loaf, $d25; crushed. $5 16; mould A, $4.80: cubes, $4 55; XXXX powdered. $4 45; pow dered, $4 40, rine granulated. $4 30; diamond A, $4.80; confectioners A. $4.20; No. 1, $4 10.