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United States, of any paper pnb- 1 g MS fB I IK i !' I I I III I lished in Utah outside of Salt m ' M I I :! 1 I 1ft i' - ft i J I ; Lake City. That is why our LSM -&mf&b W W umns are worth more for adver- rf FEARLESS, INDEPENDENT, PROGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER. Forty-third Year-No. 57 Price Five Cents. CGDEN CITY, UTAH, FRIDAY EVENING, MARCH 7, J9J3 1 GREAT DISASTER IN 1 BALTIMORE HARBOR Hil Three Hundred and Forty Tons of Dynamite Ex- plodes. Killing Fifty Men and Wounding as A Many More, Many Fatally, During Transfer jjrj. From Barge to British Steamer S FOUR VESSELS COMPLETELY DESTROYED The Chine and Barge, Tug Atlantic and Naval Col lier, Jason, All Seriously Damaged Shock - Felt 100 Miles Away Pitiful Scenes on (Wharf When Tugs Bearing Dead Arrive Hundreds Cry and Wring Their Hands I Baltimore. Md., March 7 Three hundred and forty tons of dynanvte exploded this morning In lower Bal timore harbor, killing about fifty men And wounding as many more, many of .'them fatally. (HE The explosive was being transferred .from a barge to the British steamer 1 Chine when It went off from a cause as yet unknown. The men killed were members of the crew of the steamer and the barge and vessels moored 1 nearby The Chine and barge together with the tug Atlantic and the naval collier Jason were either completely destroy ed or very seriously damaged Shock Felt 100 Miles Away. The shock was felt as far away as Reading. Pa, 100 mlle6 from Balti more It was recorded also at Atlan tic City School Children Hurt People at first thought an earth quake had occurred. A school house at Sparrows Point, several miles from the 6cene ofy the explosion, was part- II ly destroyed and several children hurt. Baltimore Itself was shaken as though by a powerful trembling trem bling of the earth and tall buildings in the center of the city rocked per ceptibly. Vessels Render Aid. Scores of vessels hurried to the scene of the disaster to render what I L. aid they could. The explosion was so powerful that pieces of steel weigh ing 50 pounds were hurled through the air for a distance of four miles. Cases of dynamite were thrown for a great distance from the Chine and exploded as they fell, adding to the damage and destruction. The injured were removed as rap idly as possible to this city The dock where they were disembarked was a scene of pathetic effort on the part of women and children, seeking to learn the names of the dead and to identify the wounded. Pitiful scenes were enacted on in? Broadway wharf when the huge tugs bearing dead and injured arrived there. Hundreds of women and chil dren whose husbands and fathers work on the water, crying and wring ing their hands, begged to be allowed to see if any of their men folks were ifl among the victims. Nearly fifty of the injured were landed here. Some of these were able to walk to their TP homes unassisted but the bulk of them were taken to the hospitals Some of the injured were taken to hospitals at Sparrows point No Definite Figures. Tfp to mid-afternoon no definite fig ures of the number of casualties could be ascertained, but it was said that at least fifty men had been killed and about as many more injured. Some of the latter were expected to Ao Much of the havoc was wrought by unexploded boxes of dynamite which hurtled through the air and exploded when they struck Men Frightfully Wounded. One such shattered the upper works of the collier Jason and killed several men. frightfully wounding at least !2 Another box of the explosive descend ed on the deck of the tug Atlantic !i r.ni killed three men. A shower of large and small pieces of the wrecked vessel, some weighing tons, fell In the waters and on the f shore for miles around Just before the explosion a tiny jU" wisp of smoke was s-rn b) I seaman working In the hold of th vessel. He gave the alarm and fourteen of the boat's crew Jumped Into a launch and beaded away from the ship before the blast came f I BLAST FELT OVER 100 MILES AWAY ,g Philadelphia, March 7 The dyna mite explosion near Baltimore wa3 remarkable for the great distance the shock of the blast was felt. At Coatesvllle, Pa., the windows of the high school rattled The shock was felt at the Philadelphia navy yard, In Reading, Pa., nearly 100 miles from Baltimore, in a number of cltleB I in southeastern Pennsylvania, and in New Jersey as far as Atlantic City In many town6 the tremor was f-o If distinct as to cause people to believe an earthquake had occurred. The shock interrupted the proceed- k Ings of the lower house of the Dela ware legislature at Dover, the speak er remarking "That must have been an earth quake." oo REBELS ARE MOBILIZING Southern Pacific Wires Censored Hermosillo Preparing for War Douglas, Ariz March 7 With Hu erta troops evidently in control nt Guaymas. on the California gulf, the constitutional rebels continue mobili zation today at iiprmonio The Southern Pacific railway wires below the border are censored both by the federals at the gulf port and the reb- I els at the state capital It appears that the telegraph was not cut, but only temporarily grounded for the convenience of the censors A wireless message today from the United States cruiser Colorado at Gun mas 6aid that the railway remains open to the south and that trl-weekly train! are being run by the govern- I ment. The Colorado., it is assured, will remain at the port, where a large Am erican colony is located The Ameri can consul at Hermosillo today suc ceeded in getting through a code mes sage to the state department at Wash ington All was reported quiet at Empalme, the American settlement near Guaymas Hermosillo Barricaded. At Hermosillo the place is being barricaded and the assembling of am munition and recruiting of men con- j tinues today Food supplies are be- ing rushed in from the Yaqui valley. At Magdalena, between Hermosillo and the Arizona border. Juan Cahral is recruiting a formidable group to assist in the state revolution against Huerta Colonel Emllio Kosterlltzky, the rural police commander, is ex pected to move against Magdalena The Russian officer apparently re mains under orders from Mexico Citj The expected attacks at Agua Prle ta, opposite this point and Nognl. s and Naco. Sonora. did not develop dur ing the night Some excitement ws caused there when a constitutionalist spy escaped over the llne: followed bj a fusillade from the Mexican troops patrolling out of Agua Prieta II was held by the Ninth cavalry patrol, but later released. oo DELAWARE WINS FIRST POSITION Washington, Mar. 7 The battle ship Delaware won the coveted first position in elementary practice with i guns and torpedoes combined last vr-ar with the total score of 46,026 for the last calendar year The oth ,er battleships Included in the honor list of the first ten of the Atlantic fleet were the Florida, 43,1 S4; Idaho, 42. 55; Michigan 30,846. North Da kola, 3IU44. Connecticut. 84,811; Louisiana. 34.r)65' Missouri. 33,875; New Hampshire. 33, 70S and Utah, 30, 997. The Georgia stood at tho foot of the list of twenty-five ships for combined practice with a score of 9,302. YOUNG ASTOR TO IMPROVE ESTATE Poughkeepsie, N. Y. March 7 The recent decision of Vincent Astor to devote some of his wealth, youth and energy to the agricultural regenera tion of New York state took the form of action today In the offer to pro vide farmers of Dutchess county, the seat of his ancestral estate, with white tartar seed oats at $1 25 a bush el. Although young Astor himself is Valuable Buying Opportunities Found Best in Evening Newspapers I The GOOD afternoon newspaper must carry the Important adver tising as fully ar, it carrier the im portant news For some of the day's most valuable facts are al ways to be found in the ads And they are to he found FIRST In the ads in the evening newspaper. on the way to Panama in his yacht, the announcement Is made from Fern Cliff farm at Rhlnebeck. which he has decided to turn into an agricultural experiment station. Old farmers say that young As tor has shown good judgment in the selection of the first neighborhood crop to be improved. Oats in Dutch ess county rarely grow more than three feet in height and the heads are scanty and the kernels thin. The Astor farm guarantees that its seed oats will improve the crop in the county, producing five foot straw with long heads and thick plump heavy kernelB. oo PRESIDENT VERY BUSY Mass of Correspondence and Numerous Callers Occupy Time Washington, March 7 President Wilson today began conferences with some of the leaders of his party in congress , He was In the executive offices shortly after 9 o'clock and at once attacked the mass of correspond ence that has reached the White House during the last few days. Con gress ready for another special ses sion, was preparing to consider de partment and bureau heads Senators Sheppard of Texas and Tillman of South Carolina called to day. Former Governor Glenn of New Jersey came later, and Representative Fitzgerald of the ways and means committee followed Mr. Fitzgerald had many matters to discuss with the president. Late toda Mr Wilson will meet Charles F. Murphy, the Tammany leader. Mr Murphy was expected to come with eight other New Yorkers and it was not probable that the pres ident would have an opportunity to hold a private conference with him White House officials announced that the president had arranged to hold cabinet meetings on Tuesdays and Fridays of each week, as has been the custom for many years. Many special sessions, however, are likely to bo called before April 1, when con gress is to convene in extra session Representative Fitzgerald talked with the president about a half hour' and said later that they discussed on I general subjects No decision has been reached, he said, as to whether the house should not appoint an ap propriations committee and draft a sundry civil appropriations bill to take the place of the one vetoed by Mr Tart. It 16 possible that a new sundry civil bill and an Indian appropriation bill will be introduced in the special j session without going through the hands of the appropriations commit - j tee. The house passed the hill in the last congress over Mr Taft's veto bv a large majority and it probably will be reintroduced and psssed as it then stood on LONDON MILITANT SENT TO PRISON London, Har. 7. Miss "Joyce Lot ' e," a militant suffragette, whose real name is Olive W Wharrv, was sentenced toda at the Old Bailey sessions to eighteenth months' im prisonment She was found guilty of setting fire to a pavilion in the Kew botanical gardens on February 20. When arraigned in police court on the day of her arrest she hurled a I book at the magistrate and fought I dfsperatelv against removal to a cell. The court today ordered her to pay all costs and to deposit a $1000 bond to Insure her good behavior for two1 years after the completion of her sentence. The judge warned Olive Wharrv thai she would be sentenced to an additional year If she did not keep j the peace after finishing her prison sentence. MIsb Wharrv declared that j rhe would not pav the costs of the ' prosecution and would immediate! istait a 'hunger strike" no HOLIDAY IN HON R OF QUEEN MOTH R London, March 7. Today was the I lGth anniversary of the landing In Great Britain of Queen Mother AJex ' andrla, then a Danish princess. It was the expressed desire of her ma- jesty that the occasion was observed quietly The lord mayor and corporation of the city of Ixmdon went to Marlbor ouch house to present an address to i her majesty on behalf of the citizens Ol London, while the mayor of Wind sor and the mayor of Margate, where she first came ashore, offered their Offli ial congratulations. Many members of the diplomatic corps called ai Marlborough house in the course of the day uu SEN. CLARK TO BE PRESIDENT PRO TEM W ashington. Mar Z Democrats of the senate toclas- chose Senator James P. Clark of Arkansas for president pro tempore of the senate over Sen ator Augustus Bacon b a vote of 34 to 17. The outcome was a great sur prise, as It was expected Senator Ma con would be elected The caucus celectlon was equivalent to an election HOLLAND ADOPTS OLD ACxE MEASURE The Hague. March 7 The second chamber of the Netherlands parlia ment today adopted a bill providing compulsory old age and sickness In surance for working men. TARIFF TO BE ISSUE Democrats to Devote Special Session to Framing Measure Washington. March 7. With the house ways and means committee meeting to organize the real tnr iff work of the 63d congress began to day. With only three new members on the Democratic side of the com mittee, it seemed certain that the Democratic tariff measures framed under the supervision of Majority Leader Underwood during the last session would be accepted bv the new committee and laid before the caucus before the extra session begins on April 1, In addition to its tariff work the committee is confronted by the prob lem of reorganizing the entire Dem ocratic side of the house through its functions as committee on commit tees. The committee appointments are expected to develop some lively contests and the leaders are inclined to defer action on them as long as possible Should Work on Tariff Only, Representative Underwood and his associates are of the opinion that the Democrats should get down to work on the tariff and let all other ques tions go until the regular session next December. With this program In mind it has even been suggested that only tho ne cessary committees appropriations to take care of the two supply bills which failed in the last session, en rolled bills and accounts, necessary to care for the routine of the house be organized at the extra session. This would defer any trouble over appoint ments until the tariff was out of the way. Currency Legislation There Is some sentiment in the house, however, in favor of Immedi ate currency legislation, arising from an impression that President Wilsou desired earlv action in that direc tion Whether Representative Carter Glass, who will be chairman of the banking and currency committee of the new congress, will be allowed to bring in his bill at tho extra session, will rest largely with the president, it is said although the house leaders are urging Mr Wilson to confine the activities of the extra session to the tariff. Big Crop of Lobbyists. The usual crop of j bbvists is ap pearing in Washington to watch the ways and means committee Organiz ed opposition will combat any real tariff bills in the house and will fol low them to the senate where stren uous efforts will be made to temper any great reductions. oo WILL BE DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY AT IS Cambridge, Mass , March 7. Nor bert Welner, son of a professor in Slavic languages at Harvard, will soon be able to sign himself a doctor of philosophy at the age of 18 years He has just completed his course In the graduate school and he will re ceive his degree of Ph. D. next June, the youngest man ever to attain this honor here. Welner entered Tufts college at 11 years of age, obtained his degree of A B within three years, added the degree of A. M. at Cornell in an other year, and then entered Harard where he has been a university schol ar, specializing In philosophy and mathematics. He plans to engage in teaching. SOLDIERS ARE SHOT Fifty Mutinous Arabs Executed by Turks as an Example Constantinople March 7 Fifty mu tinous Arab soldiers belonging to the Turkish regiments guardlug the pe ninsula of Galliopoli and the Darda nelles straits were shot today as an example to the others Most of the men guarding the lines In this district have been brougbt Irom the warm climates of Asia Mi nor and have become mutinous owing to the extreme cold. Thev declare that they are too number to fight. rw-i GREETINGS ARE SENT TO RUSSIA Washington, March 7 The three hundredth anniversary of the acces sion of Michael Feodoroviicb Roma noff to the imperial throne of Russia prompted President Wilson to send to the czar a message extending "cor dial felicitations and the earnest hope of the government of the United States that the bond of friendship which now unites the two natlous may ever continue and strengthen." nn NO PLACE FOR HIS STENOGRAPHER Washington, March 7 Miss Salome Tarr, a pretty and exceedingly effi cient stenographer, Is increasing the number of gray hairs with whic h time is sprinkling President Wilson's head Miss Tarr was one of the president's stenographers when be was governor of New Jersey and Mr Wilson is de sirous of finding a place for her in some one of the departments here Accordingly he has canvassed the A- -1 i , situation and interviewed virtually all of his official family, with the result that, each has told him that the civil service rules sta Jn the way In addition the government of late years has been endeavoring to replace wom en stenographers with men shorthand writers. "You'll have to kick a hole In the civil service rules and make the ap pointment an executive one If you de sire to place the young woman, ' Is in effect what his advisors told the pres ident. Mr Wilson 1b Jealous of the civil service nnd the situation in which he Is finding himself Is nmbar rasslng him SITUATION IS COMPLEX Reports of Peace in Southeast Northern Mexico in Revolt Mexico City, March 7 Rafael Ta pla, an officer of the rural guards, who took the field against Huerta af ter the death of Madero, surrendered to the goernment authorities today The surrender took place at Guada lupe Hidalgo, where the treaty of peace between Mexico and the Unit ed States was concluded in 1848. Rafael Tapla was formerly chief of rural guards In the state of Vera ruz. His decision to surrender Is regarded as a great advantage for the government because of his popular ity In the southeastern states. Coahuila Stands by Government. News reached here today that a majority of the members of the leg islature of Coahuila have signed a proclamation favoring the rebel gov ernor Carranza and uring the citizens of the state to Join in opposition to Huerta. Carranza yesterday received 250,000 pesos as n contribution to the reso lution cause from citizens of the state. Manuel Mascarenas of the state of Sonora, who is a candidate for the governorship, arrived here last night and expressed great optimism in re gard to the plans of the government to put down the uprising there. vu SWISS LOAN BIG SUM TO SERVIANS Geneva, Switzerland, March 7. The Servian gavernment today negotia ted a loan of $6,000,000 at 7 1-2 per cent with a Swiss banking gTOup. The money is to be repaid within three months after the signature of peace between the Balkan allies and Turkey nn MANY WAIT TO TESTIFY Federal Court Room at Omaha Filled With Implement Dealers Omaha. Neb.. March 7 The federal court room was again full of Imple ment dealers waiting to testify when Special Examiner Taylor began tak ing testimony for the defense in the government's suit against the Interna tional Harvester company charging violation of the Shorman antitrust law Judge D W M Hugh of counsel for the defendant said he believed ten days more would be required to li'ir all the witnesses called Incidental to the present suit th" gath ring of evidence in the govern mint's suit against the moving picture combine was begun In thi6 city by At torneys Oarling and Orosvenor. who represented the government In the Harvester suit. GENERAL TREVINO IS NOT DISLOYAL Montcre Mex . March 7. General Trevino. provisional governor of the state of Neuvo Leon, received a tele gram today from Carranza, rebel gov ernor of Coahuila, Inviting him to join the revolution against the new administration. General Trevino expressed Indigna tion at the receipt of the message and refused to reply. He afterwards is sued a statement doclaring strongly his loalty to the Huerta govern ment. "I will not be disloyal to the gov ernment of Mexico." he said This appears to put an end to ru mors that Trevino was Inclined to Join In tho revolt because of the kill ing of the late President Francisco Madero. who was his klnymau bv marriage uu AGED NEW YORKER LOSES HIS MONEY San Francisco. March 7 Police are hunting the man who robbed Peter Morrison, aged 99 years and 11 months of ?S7 iu currency, which the aged victim had tucked away in his vest pocked when he sat down to take a nap in the lobby of a waterfront ho tel today. Morrison discovered his loss when he awoke and he notified the police. He said he came to California from Albany. N Y , on a visit to a relative and to celebrate his one hundredth birthday, which he eays will fall on March 11, if WEATHER FORECAST 1 I Mm jB I THE INDICATIONS ARE THAT TH E , iWjP IjjJP WEATHER WILL BE GENERAL- V LY FAIR TONIGHT AND SATUR- DAY; NOT MUCH CHANGE IN TEMPERATURE. Entered as Second ! Matter at tho Poatofflce, Ogden, Utah. DEADLOCK IN CANADA Government's Navy Bill Meeting Vigorous Op position in House Ottawa, Ont.. March 7. Not since 189fi has tho dominion parliament ex perienced such a protracted deadlock as that which now exists over the clause in tho government's navy bill, which authorizes a grant of $36,000, 000 to the British government for building new battleships, which are to be an lntegray part of the British navy. The house of commons has now been in continuous session for over three days and the general beller is tbat the deadlock will continue until midnight on Saturday The regula tions of parliament make it impossi ble for tho house to sit on Sunday. The trouble began Tuesday morn iug when Premier Borden refused to accede to a motion by Sir Wilford Laurier that the house adjourn. We must make some progress first," said Mr. Borden "Very well, then, let us make some progress," retorted Sir Wilfred, who thereupon moved that the clause pro viding for an appropriation of 535, 000,000 "for the purpose of Immedi ately increasing the effective naval forces of the empire" be eliminated and a clause substituted providing funds "for the speedy organization of a Canadian naval service in co operation with and In close relation to the imperial navy " On this amendment the members of the house have been talking without cessation for more than three days, and everybody believes that each side is endowed with sufficient strength and determination to keep up the fight until Sunday comes to their relief. oo NEW LAW OF EXCHANGE Business Conduct of Members to Be Watch ed by a Committee New York. March 7. The New York stock exchange is notifying Its members that the amendment to the constitution authorizing the appoint ment of a "committee on business conduct," which was adopted by the governors on P'ebruary 25, has be come a law of the exchange. The committee is to consist of fivo members, whose duties are "to con sider matters relating to the business conduct of members with respect to accounts; to keep in touch with the prices of securities listed on the ex change, with a view to determining when improper transactions are be ing resorted to," and it shall have the power to examine into the deal ings of any members with respect to the above subjects and report to the governing committee." MAN LURED TO DEATH Minnesota University Professor Invokes the "Unwritten Law" St Paul, Minn , March 7 Clyde N Darling was lured to his death late Wednesday night by Prot Oscar M Olson of the University of Minnesota, In the opinion of police and coroner, who have been investigating the mys terious tragedy. The Bhooting occurred iu the sum mer kitchen of the Olson home Prof. Olson, who gave himself up and ac knowledged the shooting, continued today his policy of Bilence. still main taining, however, that his defense will be the 'unwritten law." oo BASKETS TO CATCH CIGARETTE SNIPES Los AugeleB, Mar. 7. Fire-proor baskets to catch the cigarette "snlpos" thrown away by school ma'ams, were ordered for the city schools today bv the board of educa tion. Women teachers do not smoke in public as vet. but H. W. Frank, pres ident of the school board, peering In to tho future in a speech delivered before that body, declared he was certain that within a short time it would not make pupils stare wlde-ev-fd to see the teacher sitting at her desk puffing a cigarette and it were well to be prepared. uo NATIONAL BABY SHOW PLANNED Portland, Oregon. March 7. With the idea of having a national baby show, or exposition of eugenics, at the world's fair at San Francisco, a movement has been started here to have such shows at all the state fairs throughout the United States, the win ning babies in each to be entered In the international event Oue thousand dollars ha? been ap- propriated by the Oregon state fair board for the exposition of eugenics at the state fair next fall. It Is the largest appropriation ever made by J any state for an exposition of this kind. O. M. Plummer of this city, who 1 will have charge of tho eugenics ex- position at tho Btato fair, conceived the idea of a national exposition He stated that he had received assuran - j ces from managements of several state fairs that they will hold similar I expositions These include Arizona, Idaho, Montana. Minnesota, Nebraska, j and Oklahoma. Jj n ri i INVITATIONS I TO WILSON I Begin to Arrive at White House Unique Texas Greeting Washington. March 7 President I Wilson already has begun to receive I invitations to attend civic and state affaire. Thus far he has received two I such Invitations, one from Loulsvill I for October 1?, and the second from ' Cuero, Tex., for next November. The president has not yet either accepted or rejected the invitatlonB. although it is regarded as highly Improbable thai he will atteud. Governor James B. McCIeary per sonally extended to the president the Invitation lo attend the centennial anniversary of the battle of tha Thames to be held in the Kentucky j metropolis The celebration will be part of a general observation by 11 states of the $111,000 monument to Commodore Peary. In that naval vic tory Governor McCreary told the president, Kentuckians took a lead ing part. The would be Texas hosts sent their invitation by Master Jack How- j berton, who appeared at the White UnilRP in thf linifnrm rf r hrw oiniit and accompanied by Senator Shep pard The invitation was in the form of a huge turkey standing upward of ten feet high and the letter of appeal H to the president was wedged in the bird's bill The celebration is to be designated the "Turkey Trot Parade' and is said to be one of the big events of Texas Cuero is said to be one of the greatest turkey markets in the country, from 5.0Q0 to 8,000 blrdfl being shipped from there every day to northern markets. j RAIN STOPS PRACTICE. Galveston, Tex., March 7 Rain in- terfered with practice marches today 1 with troops of the second army dlvi i sion mobilized here. The task of moving of the entire division was be J gun. oo FIFTEEN IN 1 THE RING I Federal Officers After I Members of Opium J Smuggling Combine Seattle, Wash., March 7. Federal officers arrived here from Portland to day Intent on arrests of fifteen per- h sons supposed to be involved In an I opium smuggling ring. A millinery jj store is said to be the headquarters from which the coterie works. tt si uements of a man who gave the Dame of John W. Rogers sent the of ficerfl hero from Portland. Rogers wtis arrested there Wednesday, in I company with Marian Bergman, a stp nographer. as they left a train from Seattle The two had $7,600 worth of opium, but Rogers said his companion H was unaware of the nature of the packages and tho authorities believe M Packhorse of Crowd I "I'm the packhorse of the crowd." Roger told the officers, and said his j H business was to transport opium from j Seattle to Portland. When he learned that he had been shadowed by detectives for month-? he gave information upon which it was docided to make the further ar flfl rusts. MIsb BerRman was released upon J200 bond and returned to Seattle. H SONORA IN I TURMOIL I Excitement Prevails and Rebel Bands Are Devastating Country Washington, Maroh 7. Sonora, one rS of the northern border 6tates of Mex ico, continues in a defiant attitude toward tho Huerta. government Tht S consul at Hermosillo reports consld- erable excitement there. Rebel bands are approaching Naco- zarl, devastating the countryside They demand a largo money payment foe surrendering their arms. An armed band which appeared in Acapulcc spread panic through a theater nnd many persons fleeing from the build ing ac-d other buildings were injur ed oo The average man usually develops Into an artful dodger when the offict i without a salary seeks him.