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I FEARLESS, INDEPENDENT, JKoGRESSIVE NEWSPAPER. I
I vc-Mo. w-Prtee Fiv, cents. OGDEN CITY, UTAH, TUESDAY EVENING, MARCH 18 1913 7nt " I
, . u l7,J Entered Bt Second -U-s M .-. e- at tn PoQtOfflC. OgdH Ut3-
KING OF
; TERRIBLE NEWS
i FROM SALONIKI
t
King George Loses Life at Fortress Semi
official News Agency Files News at 6:35 P.
M. Strict Censorship Prevents Dispatch of
Details
1 (GREEK EMBASSY WITHOUT OFFICIAL NEWS
Monarch Safe March 8 and Joined Celebra
tion Over Fall of Janina Queen Cares for
Many Sick and Wounded Crown Prince Con
stantine at Head of Troops at Janina
SalonJkl. Mar. . King George of
W Greece was assassinated here thlt
Itcrnoon.
King George, who had taken per
sonal command of his troops during
the earlier period of the war, had
i been here since December, when the j
Turkish fortress was occupied by the
(Greeks after a short siege
The queen of Greece also has been
I here and has paid great attention to
1 the care of the sick and wounded
King George in December had a J
meeting here with King Ferdinand of
Bulgaria to discuss the fate of the 1
I captured Turkish territory after the
I war.
Ruled Fifty Years.
King George was In hie 68th year
I .and had ruled fifty years He was a
: brother of Queen Mother Alexandria
lof England and a son of the late king
1 of Denmark
He was chosen king of the Hellenes
I !n 1863 in succession to Otho I
A previous attempt to assassinate ,
h&ai ras made in 1898 but was fms-1
Uated.
King George was married In Octo
ber 1867. to Princess Olga, eldest
i .daughter of the Grand Duke Con
istintlne of Russia, a brother of the
'lr.te Emperor Alexander II.
Crown Prince to Succeed.
Crown Prince Constantino who has i
been in active command of the ;
Greek troops throughout the hostlll- ;
tie in eastern parts of Turkey in
.Europe and who was the head of the
amiv which recenth captured the j
Turkish fortress of Janina with its
I garrison of 2 000 men will be the
S successor of his father His wife is I
princess Sophia, a sister of the C.or-
Imat) emperor
King George was often rated as an
outocratic monarch but in spirit he
m was Democratic and did much for the
iprosperity of Greece, which ad van ed
II 'rapidly under his rule He took gn al
I Interest In the organization of de
fensive foroes of the country and
with the assistance of the crown
I prince brought the army to the state
of efficiency which enabled It to ov- j
I rcome the Turkish resistance al the
beginning of the war
I I His name was mentioned after bos- j
I i utilities broke out as a candidate for .
the presidency of a permanent fed
eration of the Balkan States, consist-t
I 1ng of Bulgaria. Servla. Montenegro
P and Greece.
King Warmly Greeted
When King George arrived in Sa
lonikl on Novemher 12 with Prince
Jl Tonstantlne and Prince George, he
ffl wsH warmly greeted by the Greek Me
tropolitan and the senior officers of
bis army. All the houses were deeo
f rated with the Greek flag and thOU-
sands of people assembled to cheer
a (.him He later took part in a service
I of thanksgiving in the Arch Eplsco-
II pal church. In an Interview King
!Geon:e at that time said that Greece
0 lafter the w:r probably would have
(frontier north of Salonikl and Mon
Hi.cUr and he was inclined to make
Salonikl a fre rrt .
Since the occupation of Salonikl by
kth Oreeks there has been some frlc
i lion between thorn and their Bulger I -B
an allies but it was thought this
B would be eventualh overcome durlng
B the negotiations for the partition of
Turkish territory.
NEWS SENT TO LONDON
London. March 18 The news of
the assassination of King George
came from the oorresondont of the
Greek semi-official news agenc at Sn
loniki. It was filed in Salonikl at
ti : 35 p. m
It is believed here that the censor
Ship is preventing the dispatch of de
tails Both the Greek embass) ;nd the
British foreign office are without of
ficial news of the assassination.
The last previous report regarding
the movements of the King of Greece
was received In London when he in
tended a thanksgiving service at Sa
lonikl on March 8 to celebrate the
fall of Janina.
Crown Prince Cone tan tine is still
at Janina with the Greek army.
Queon Mother Alexandra, who is
George's 9lster, had not received any
news at a late hour
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NO TROOPS
IN SIGHT
Rebels Leave Nuevo
Laredo Feder
Awaiting Early Rein
forcements Laredo. Tex., March 18 All trace
of the Carranzlstas who yesterday
dashed into Neuvo Laredo wan lost
today. They had left the camp south
ol the city where yesterday they ap
peared to be preparing to renew the
attack
Federal defenders of Neuvo Laredo
announced today that 500 reinforce
ments were 40 miles south of the city
repairing the railroad and should
reach Neuvo Laredo tomorrow after
noon .
FEDERALS ROUTED
BY REBEL BAND
Torreon, Mex.. March 18. A band
of rebels commanded by ( alixto t'on
treras attacked the garrison of Ped
ncena under Colonel Barrisos ves
terday. according to advices received
here today The federals touch t
Steadily from the house tops but
were routed leaving twenty -five dead
and several wounded.
MEXICAN CONSUL
GOES TO TUCSON
Nogalc. Ariz.. March 18 Ricar
ilo ;.iuu. former Madero consul In n-,
now representing the insurgem go
I eminent of the Sonora government,
left today for Tucson to confer with
the general manager ol the Southern
Pacific of Mexico Mr Randolph had
made a request that the road be re
turned to the owners. The state
troops are operating trains and the
commercial business is said to bo
lati rfen d with.
General Obregon, commander in
chief of the insurgent state forces,
has gone to Hermostllo. the state cap
ital, to confer with Governor Peaquel
ra. He left Colonel Juan Cabral In
charge of the operations against Gen
eral Ojoda at Naco commanding the
only remaining federal force in the
northern part of the state.
BIG GUN PRACTIC E
TO BEGIN MARCH 24
ANahington, Mar IS. The big gun
practice of the Atlantic fleet will be
gin In Tangier Sound, March 21, the
day after the Atlantic lleet arrives
from Cuba and because of the at
tendance of the secretary of the na
and a number ol other cabinet offloers
and certain novel features in the tnr
., ... .1
j Selling Events Begin Tomorrow Announce
ments Are Made Today In the
Evening Newspaper
The newspaper published in the i
afternoon is full of new news of
first reports of events, with all
i h,, i i, r,.ij" oi sharp eye interes'.
(I This advertising in an evening pa
K ' p, v is . i -. I. ! b and in
i terwoven with the livssf of live
reading matter and Itaell partakes
I of that quality, And really It is
quite Important to print the firs;
Important selling event as of an
accident or of a political happen
GREECE ASSASSINATED I
get practice, it Is expected f0 be of
more than ordinary interest.
The dreadnought; Florida, will open
the game by liring at the hull of the
San Marcos. She 111 have on board
spotters from the other battleships
i to give them experience in fire con
trol. The rieet then will go to an
anchorage five miles out from Cape
Henry and the ships will fire at mov
ing targets, one division each day
engnglng in the practice beginning
with the Utah, Michigan and Ohio.
Fecretar Darnels Is expected to
iarrne on the target grounds with his
party April 2nd, and will have an
joportunity to See the r,un tire of live
Florida, North Dakota and Wyoming,
the most recent additions to the fleet
I 00
I BOY SAVES MATES
AND DIES OF RABIES
Chicago. Mar 17. Fred Plepper of
i Strassburg. III., died of rabies in a
j local hospital todav He was the vic
tim of a practical Joke that mlghl
have cost the lives of twenty of his
schoolmates, but for his cool action.
(Two of Plepper'B boy schoolmates
brought a stray while poodle into the
schoolroom as a joke Piepper no
ticed that the dog was foaming at
the mouth, and snatching back a lit
tle girl who was about to pet the ani
iiiial. he picked It up and put it out
side He was slightly bitten but his
j parents did not consider the wound
serious until four pigs and a horse
bitten by the dog died of rabies. Then
thej took the lad to a specialist hero
i hut the disease had advanced too far
to save his life. Arrangements hae
been made for everyone In Strass
burg to attend his funeral.
oo
CONTEMPT
CASE OPENS
Editor Nelson to Be
Tried for Criticizing
Circuit Court Judge
Guthrie
Kansas City, Mar. 18 Hearings In
i b contempt case against William R I
N Ison, editor and owner of the Kan
sas Citj Star, were begun here today
before Charles C Crow, commission
er appointed by the Missouri supreme
court
Mr. Nelson was cited for contempt
last month by Judge Joseph A Guthrie
of the circuit court, following the
publication of an article criticizing
the judge for granting a divorce law
yer his fee In a case settled out of
court.
HOT DEBATE
IN HOUSE
Methods of Dealing
With Militants De
j nounced hy Unionist
i Member
London. March 18. The methods of
the government in dealing with the
militant sulfragettes were discussed
in heated fashion in the house of com
mons today.
One of the Unionist members. Har
old Smith, declared that the passive
submission of the authorities to "hun
ger strikes" and subterfuges had
brought a check to law and order '
'It is a dlsgrae to a civilized coun
try'." he added, "that women are al
lowed to openly boast that they are
criminally conspiring to break the
law. and that nothing can deprive
them of their liberty"
Mr Smith turned on the home sec
retary and dramatically demanded
that he resign from the cablnel
"You are a hopeless failure, sir.'
he shouted.
INDIAN CONGRESS
IS ESTABLISHED
7
Washington. March 18. Cougress.
when it reconvenes will find a rival
in the capital, for it developed today
that plans have been made to estab
I Ilsh here an organization to be known
as the Indian congress.
The arrangements were approved
at a meeting of several tribal Indians
and their representatives last night
The congress will have one resi
dent delegate from each of the vari
ous tribes of the country. ICach dele
gate will receive a salary, the amount
to be determined by tin? council of
each tribe, to be paJd out of the
tribal tundfl The primary object of
the congress will be to look aMer the
interests of the Indians before the
government and congress.
The Indian newspaper, n,e Toma
hawk, aow printed on the w hite garth
n i rvation in Minnesota, is also to be
located her., and it is expected that
publication of the paper in Washing
ton will begin by the time the extra
session of congress oouvenes.
NEW SYSTEM
IS NEEDED
President Foresees Er
r o r and Embarass
m e n t in Piecemeal
Financing
Washington, Mar. IS President
iWiljon Is In favor of a budget sys-1
teni in the conduct of the government
finances He made public today a
letter written on anunry 30 from
Trenton to Seimtor Tillman, express
ing the hope that a budget system
might be worked out after he got to
'Wcsbingfon. President Wilson wrote
in part :
"liver since I was a youngster. 1
'have been deeply Interested In our
method of financial legislation. One
of the objects I shall have most In
mind when I gei to Washington w ill
be conlerences with my legislative
colleagues there, with a lew of
biinging some budget system into ex.
Igtence This business ot building up
the expenses of the nation piece by
j piece, w ill certainly lead ns to error
and perhaps embarrassment "
School Girls Visit President.
Four hundred school girls were to
invade the Hast room of the White
House today. Secretary Red field of
the department of commerce arrmged
to escort one party from Brool.hn. N
V Other school delegations from
Northloro and Framinghnm. Mass..
and the girls of the normal school of
Newark, N. J . also were to meet the
president.
It became known todav that the
president not only had telegraphed
to the New Jersey legislature ye
terday to secure passage of the Jury
reform bill, but that he had urged
the prompt adoption of the resolu
tion providing for the direct election
of United States senators.
STATEMENT
WITHHELD
Attitude of Govern
ment Toward Chinese
Loan Not Made Public
Washington. March 18. President
Wilson and the cabinet worked two
hours today over a statement defin
ing the attitiude of the Cnlted States
toward the Chinese so-called six pow
er loan.
It was to have been made public
this afternoon, but just before the
meeting broke up It was announced
that the statement would not be kIv
n out before late today or probably
tomorrow.
A few days ago It was pointed out
that the new administration did not
intend to couple the recognition of
the new Chinese republic with the
Question of the loan In any way that
might be construed as an effort on the
pari ol the 1'nited States to force fa
vor for American bankers. There is
no reason to believe that this atti
tude has been changed and some of
ficials look for Something along that
line In the statement if one finally
is issued A delegation of bankers
who visited the state department last
week received Intimations to that ef
fect. oo
ARGUMENT
IS OPENED
Supreme Court Takes
Up American Naval
Stores Company Case
Wahlnston. Mar 18. Argument on
the case of 'wo officials of the Amer
ican N'aal Stores company, under
jail j-enicnce!' for criminal violation
of the Sherman law, began today In
the supreme court. Unusual interest
attached to 'he argument In view of
the company announcement vestor
day that it would suspend operations
and that one of the reasons was im
pairment of ftu credit by the govern
ment's auit.
oo
TILLMAN'S TALK
IS MADE PUBLIC
Washington, March 18. Senator
Tillman's unusual speech In the Demo
cratic caucus last Friday when at
failed to receive the appotntnteui ,,,
chairman of the appropriation: com
mittee, become puhlk today when U
v ., printed In 1,111 under authorlt)
of the senate.
The reference to Senator Martin's
iKtnltles leading up to his selection
as chairman of the committee have
aroused discussions In the senate cir
cles. Senator TUlman said he wa6 unable
to understand why Mr. Martin should
have withdrawn from the contest as
party leader and should then have!
been given the moat important chair-
ruanshlp in the senate.
"I would have to believe there had
l et n any understanding or any prom
ises or pledges made" he said, "as;
I hmo no prool . I must perforce p-ave
my accusations unsaid But 1 cannot
help the suspicion that there must
have been a deal of sumo kind or Sen
I ator Mjrtin would not have retired
wiihout a showdown.''
Senator Tillman said he had given
up his 'plan to deliver a vitriolic
.speech because he wanted to tiro
mote party harmouy.
SHIPS SINK i
IN STORM
Eighty Vessels Go
Down in Hurricane
ofl Hamburg
HamburK. March 18. Eighty 6hips.
mainly small craft, were sunk off this
oltj early today In a southwesterly
hurricane
Twelve deaths have already been
reported and It is thought that the
, death libt may reach BO persons.
SENATORS
ARE MOVING
Choice Offices Held
for Years by Republi
cans Taken by Demo
crats Wutdiington March 18. Democratic
aeuitors began today to seize upoflitre
choke offices and committee places
that have been occupied by the Re
publicans for years.
The work of moving will be push
ed In order that the new occupants
may be comfortabh settled by the
time the extra session convenes on
April 7 Practically every Democrat
ic senator will move
Senator O'Gorman of New York,
who has had to be satisfied with au
office In a far off coiner of the of
fice building under the Republican
regime, will move Into the quarters
formerly occupied by Senator Pen
rose In the capltol. The latter will
move into the office building. Sena
I lor Lodge will exchange offices with
I Senator Tillman; Senator Ovcrmau
will occupy the suite formerh used
by Senator Crane, Senator Simmon I
will have the luxurious apartments oi
former Senator Aldrlch. Senator Ba
con, as head of the foreign affairs
committee, today moved into former
Benator Cullom's office, and so it is
all along the line.
oo
COTTON REPORT
FOR FEBRUARY
Washington. March IV Cotton on
hand Pebruary L'S was 4.209.553 bales
Including 120,650 bales of linters. com
plied with 4.680,238 bales January
31 and 4,905.035 bales December 31
This was distributed as follows-
In manufacturing establishments,
I -. 7 . r, 4 s bales including S7.37u hales
of linters. compared with 1,911,157
bales January ami 1,704,420 bales
December 81; independent warehous
es 2,252,011 bales, including 88,280
bales of linters. compared with .'.Of.O.
ti'.i bales January 31 and 3,200,616
bales December 31.
Imports were 34.040 equivalent to
ami pound bales, compared with
253 bales In January and 25.075 hales
in December.
F:ports were 530.911 running
hales, compared with 900.844 bales ,n
January and 1,391.395 bales in De
cern her.
Active spindles numbered 80,518,619
compared with 30,885,563 In January
and 30.146.75 in December. Of these
11.739.906 were in cotton growing
sines and 18.778,634 in all other
states.
Consumption and cotton on hand
Pebruary 28 was distributed as fol
lows: In cotton growing states 235,71 1
bales were consumed In Februarj ;
,7 balc6 were In manufacturing
establishments, Pebruary 28 and 2,n4 7.
021 bales In Independen' warehouses
In all other states 2:'.1.222 bales
were consumed. 1,084.086 bales were
In manufacturing establishments and
204,999 bales were in independent
warehouses.
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HIS LACK OF WORK
CAUSES SUICIDE
Chicago. March 18 As I ho train I
on which he had Journeyed from bis
home in Ixs Angeles was entering
Chicago, James C. Gordon, 30 years
..I age. entered the wash room ol i
Pullman car and shot himsclt in the
head. Inflicting a probably fatal
w ouml
Worry over lack of employment Is
believed hy the police to accouut for
the acL
INDICTED BY !
GRAND JURY
Ofl'icers and Directors i
of Cincinnati Trust
Company in Toils
Cincinnati, Marc h 18. George B. I
' OX, former president of the defunct
City Trust company, two former of-I
ficera of the company and eight '
members of ihe board of directors
were named in the sealed indictments
i. turned by the Hamilton count)
grand jury yesterday. The envelopes
containing the nniu trm-i,' w-i. open
ed by Common Pleas Judge Cosgrave
today.
One of the nine counts charges the
"misappropriation" of $115. 000 of tin
bank money, now iu the hands of
the receivers.
Indictments on this count were re
turned against George B. Cox, Charles
P, Davis, Norman G Kenan, .lames K
Heady. James M llutton. I. N. Mil
ler, N S. Keith and P Ft. Williams.
Control of Funds
Cox. J M (raw lord. Davis, David
C. Kdwards. Heady, Hutton, Keith.
Williams and C. V Parrish, having!
control of Ihe funds of the company,1
were Indicted on a charge of having
converted to their own use a prom
issory note of the Cincinnati Trust
company for $12u,000 It is charged
that the men who were liable for the
note canceled It and entered It as paid
in the company's books, when it had
not been paid.
Nine Loans to Chair Co.
Kach of the nine counts of the
Indictment charging misappropriation
of funds relates to a separate loan j
to the Ford & Johnson Chair com
pany, of which President 'Cox of the
trust company also was a director.
The total amount of the nine loans
was $115.tioo. It also was claimed
that the notes set out In the indict
ment comprised only a part of those
made to the chair company
All the defendants except Heady,
i who is ill. and Hutton, who Is out
l-r1' 1 hfu-fcL1: ? in eourt when the
indictments were read. They were
prepared It was said, to give bonds
lof $5000 on each Indictment
CONFLICT IN
WASHINGTON
Title to Land in Dis- j
trict of Columbia Is in
Dispute
Washington, March 18 Conflict has
arisen between the federal govern
ment and the local government of the
District of Columbia over title to land
on which now stand many public
buildings.
An investigation now under wav by
the district government to determine
the titles to property has resulted
in the discovery that many local gov
ernment buildings are on ground own
ed by the federal government, while
In numerous cases the reverse Is the
case W hen the Investigation is com
pleted the land probabh will be ap
praised by a Joint committee and tho
transfers made on a sale basis.
The inquiry Is an exhaustive one
and in some cases the investigators
bavt uone as far back as 1767 in
their search. One interesting feature
developed was the fact that some of
the lands for school purposes were,
acquired through lottery schemes,
while others were snapped up at pub
lic auction sales
OLD SOUTH CHURCH
NO LONGER DRAB
Boston. March 18 If those Brit
ish dragoons who sailed away lrom
Boston 137 years ago could return to
the BCenes of their riding exploit
tbc would probably recognize the
Old South meeting house as it has
, in rged todaj Iron beneath the drab
paint of nearly a century.
The historic edifice was built In
172'; of red brick, but for some rea
son, which does not appear on its
records, the outside walls were paint
ed in the spring of 1815.
The meeting house narrowly escap
ed destruction in the big fire of 1872
as well as a few years later when an
association was hurriedly formed to
Bars Its being supplanted by a busi
ness block.
Tb, in , . a which attended tho ef
forts of tho state in bringing out the
ancient features of the old state
house farther down Washington street
b washing ff tho paint prompted the
Old South association to follow, and
yesterday the last trace of paint sras
removed.
JOB HUNTERS'
SIECwE UNAVAILING
Washington March lg. Humorous
Incidents attend the siege of Wash
ington b) office seekers. While Sec
retary McAdoo was telegraphing to
Boston and New York to discover a
man whom h? ir. serionslv eoiislderinu'
for assistant secretary of the treas
ury to succeed James L 'urtls. In
charge of custom, half a hundred
supporters of as many applicants
waited in his office, although they hH
were i old that ihe selection was prac- ffH
tic-ally determined. HH
The same thing occurred In con- tiH
nection with the appointment of a JH
United Stat. treasurer. While the H1B
secretary was sending a dozen lele-
grams broadcast in search or John jfl
Burke, former governor of North Da- 19
kota. who was ultimately appointed, 'Jlfl
a hundred applicants were virtually IgH
beating on the walls of the treasury 'l(H
for admission. Burke was finally lo- rilfl
cated at Minneapolis, the announce- itH
ment of his selection made and the lid
armj of forlorn applicants turned ilH
away. flU
NO TRAINS 1
ARE MOVING
Blacks Hills Route
Tied Lp for Past Five
Days
Norfolk, Neb.. March 18 Train T
service has not yet been complete- fjj
ly restored in northern Nebraska, as ji!
the result of last Thursday bliz- jfH
zard, which was the worst in 20 years. ij!
Not a train has been moved west of
Valentine, Neb., on the Black Hills sj j
route, in five days a l
A baby was born on a Northwest- f
ern train at Valentine, Neb. j
t Chadron a funeral party headed j
lrom Hot Springs. S. D . to Chicago j
has been held alnce Thursdav j
. -
TROOPS ARE
BEING SENT
General Aubert Or
dered to Help Protect
Nuevo Lareda Against
Rebels
Monterey. Mex.. March 18. Gener- j
al Trucy Aubert today sent 200 gov- i '
erunient troops with artillery lo as-
sist in the protection of Nuevo La- Ij
redo on the Tinted States frontier. 1
azainst the attack of the Carranza 11
rebels Bj
Another column of government 9
troops has been sent from Monterey
to capture 80 rebels who have taken
possession hi San Nicolas Hidalgo, I
about five miles away. I
nA 1
SPECIAL IS I
DERAILED I
Eighteen Persons In
jured, Three Fatally,
on "Twin City" Train j
Marshalltown. la . March 18 Eigh-
teen persons were injured, three of j 'H
them possibly fatally, when a north tl'l
hound passenger train on the Minn- H
eapolis & St. Louis railroad, known t
as the "Twin City" special, was de- H
railed six miles north of here early
The derailment took place at the H
approach of a culvert shortly after 2
o'clock. The engine passed over It 1 H
safely, but the combination baggage
and mail car and a chair car went in
to the ravine, now filled with water.
and caught fire, the baggage bar being
destroyed. H
ATTEMPTED JAIL
DELIVERY FAILS !
Denver, Colo. March 18. Geor;" Bl
Davis, aged 10 years, is in the coun- jj H
ty hospital today with a bullet in tjiH
In-- right leg. as the result of au at- lfl
tempt to rcclase, three friends from I'l
the city jail with saws and nltro-gly- I'l
cerine. IIbh
Franklin Howard. Arthur Dean and III
John Rvan. his friends, were locked III
up some days ago. Dean Is awaiting lllfl
extradition to Salina. Kan., on a for- liffl
gery charge. Kifl
Davis called a! the city jail last igfl
night and was permitted to talk to I'gfl
them Police officials warned of au ItiV
attempted jail break saw Davis pasa llgfl
a bundle of saws to the prisoners I'H
and a small bottle to Howard. Ijifl
Davis then engaged the officer In lifl
eonversntion to distract their atten- Ijgfl
lion from the prisoners. Ilitfl
When the latter made a break, hnv- l,g)H
ing sawed the bars of their cell doors.
Policeman Qaren fired on Davis, who llg)H
leud the wav. bringing him down with I
a bullet in his leg. I
t'iiv detectives pounced on Howard. JJJJ
Dean and Ryan. Thereupon It was I BB
discovered that the small bottle Di ' WM
v Is had pas-sed lo Howard contained j PH
miflicienl explosive to wreck the i
jaiL j
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