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Fcrtythlrd Yt,r-No. 68-Price Five Cents- QGDE N CI T Y , UTAH, THURSDAY EVENING, MARCH 20, 1913 "te7ed as Second-01,3. MatUrTftl Q,d.n. Ut.i. H
Assistant Secretary of
State in Open Break
With Administration
r. on Chinese Loans
l Washington, Mar 20. Huntington
hTJlson, assistant and acting secro.
Hnary of state, hae resigned that office
and insisted upon immediate accept
I' slcc of the resignation because of his
Tadicfl 1 difference of opinion with the
n administration retarding its Chinese
tm rolleles President Wilson Imme
" dlatel. accepted the resignation.
I Mr W ilson like all assistant sec
I Te'arier of the various departments.
I tendered his resignation as a matter
I Of form to Provident Wilson directly
I on the latter s assumption of office.
I JJr. Wilson was requested to continue
his place until It should he conveni
I tni for the president to name his sue.
j cersor and consented to do so to ac-
commodate Secretary Dryan in hie
desire to make his political visit to
f Lincoln, Neb., so this involved the
f abandonment of reservation which he
hfir made on a steamship sailing for
I Europe last Tuesday.
The issue of the statement from
W the White House defining the admln
J lstratlon's attitude regardlnc the Chl
S nese loan negotiations is believed to
.1 have been regarded by Assistant
m Secretary Wilson as sufficient to Jus
'M t1fy him In reonesting to he relieved
j at one-" from duty
II Secretary Bryan Notified.
After telegraphic notice to Mr
H Bryon of his Intentions. Mr Wilson
Ir.te yesterday afternoon dispatched a
note to the White House terminating
m his own services and President Wil
M. Son immediately designated Second
I As?l?tanf Secretary Adee to act as
I secretary of state during Mr Rryan's
M absence
Wtt A probable result of the resicnation.
WW win be the immediate appointment
rtY under ;i recess commission of John
Bnssett Moore as counsellor of the
W State to act as secretar of state.
C Tn a thousand word letter to Pres
FBfdcnt W ,on, the former acting sec-
rctary of state set forth that when he
r eocsented to continue for a time with
I Ihe new administration be did not un
f derstpnd there were to be am radical
changes of policv for whicli he would
be called on to act as spokesman The
letter continued In part
i "U today becomes tho duty of the
I acting secretary of slate In dlSpatch
1 !ne instructions to the representa
t fives of this government abroad and
J cs the channel of communication with
9 the representatives of foreign gov-
ernments at Washington to be
M spokesman of the president In regard
Wj t- a new far-eastern policy which Is
B apparentlv deduclble from your state
I ment Issued to the press lost night
I ilnasmuch as T find myself entlrelv
I out of harmony with this radical
9 ichange of policy as I underPtand it,
I trust that you will svmpathlze with
P tbe view that it Is not appropriate
' that I should lonscr retain the re
spnnslbllitie? of the office which 1
Vk heve now relinquished
Newepapers Notified First
"T had no reason to suppose that J
H the officials on duty In the depart-
I rrent of state would learn first from j
(J the newspapers of a declaration of
T pollc, v.hich T think shows on Its face
'J the Inadequacv of the consideration I
given to the facts and theories n
B volved and the failure clearh to ap
l prebend the motives leadinr, to and ;
the purpose of the policy superseded.
fl 1 had no reason to suppose 1 hat the
fate of negotiations which hari bo lonjr
tl hail the studious attention of the foi -!
elgn officeB of six great powers would j
II ;he abruptly terminated with such un
3 j 'necessary haste and in so unusual a
9 - froanner. The methods, against which
. .1 respectfully protest are the very ex. I
'traordinar e'reumstances which I
(l 'feel vitate my understanding with Mr
"The repeated utterances of the
0 Inst administration must have made
ft it perfectlv clear that the motive and '.
r.! ! purpose of the policy now abandoned 1
jl were first and prirnarlh the protec
B I tion of China's integrit-; and sov-l
erelgnlty, the uplifting of the peo-1
M p'p. mornllv, and governmentally, the
I development of China's resources and
59 I the maintenance of our tra litlonal
poll'- of the ojvn door, or equality
HI 'of opportunity for American enter
; j.rlses Precisely because of tho ultl-
mite possibility of a measure of for
f elgn control of China's finances
I wlilch mav be Inferred from a study
of other countries which have found
! themselves in a similar situation it
Hat deemed imperative that there
I should he American narticlpatlon in
1 the rehahllitatlon of China's finances
II I ought fo make sure of the presence
.I J of the potent, friend) and dlslnter
'Cx ested influence of the TTnited States,
afi Only practicable method of such par
M ticlpatlon was by 'he use of reliable
American bankers
Financial Force Should Be Marshalled
Cll "n riio conslderotion of the far-
casern policy. I have felt that so
H much should he promised and that
the problem of the government'! us-
in6 American banker? while si ill
scrupulously avoiding any material
monopolistic feature, might now as
before, be found one of the most dif
ficult )re-ocii)ftions. I have al
ways thought that in the work of
advancing the national interests and
promoting the welfare of other na
tlrns, the financial force of the Unit
ed States could be marshalled in
seme manner to present a safely
United fronl abroad where it would
be like the apex of B triani;le. hut
would ha at homo its base hro.nl
equality of opportunity both for citi
zens desiring to invest and for bank
ers desiring to engage in these ditfi
Clill ventures it seems however, that
tlv conclusions reached are express
ed upon other grounds. "
President Wilson replied:
"My Dear Sir: Allow me to ac
knowledge the receipt of our letter
I of yesterday and to say that I accept
0111 resignation as you suggest as to
the present date."
The '4irresiondcnrc was given out
a! the White House today Mr vil
B D s letter of resignation was dated
I yesterday. The president's accept
ance was dated today.
London Suffragettes
Destroy $10 0,000
Worth of Property by
London, Mar. 20 -Two arson
squads of militant suffragettes suc
ceeded in destroying a hundred thou
sand dollars worth of property early
One squad burned down tbe coun
try residence ol Lady Arm White at
Buglefleld Green, near the Thames,
The other squad fired the buildings
of the golf club at Western-Snier-Mare.
a fashionable summer watering
place in Somersetshire.
Lady White Is the widow of Field
Marshall Sir George White the hero
of Lady smith in the Transaal war.
The flames were discovered at 1
o'clock this morning and at that time
had such a start that the cliorts of
the local fire brigade were hopeless
Traces of oils and inflammable ma
terial were found scattered about the
house while around the grounds were
i papers inscribed "Stop torturing our
comrades In prison''" "Votes for
' women '. "
Two women on bicycles were seen
I ID the neighborhood half an hour be
fore tbe fire was discovered The
ihou6e was unoccupied
Tbe incendiaries of the uolf pavil-
kins also escaped
Report for February
Shows Big Increase in
Washington, March 20 The export
trade Of the United States for the;
month of February fell off nearly $5.
000,000, f 1.818.410 to be axact as
imiiiri with the exports lor ihe
same month last ear. according to
figures issued today by tbe depart - j
men! Of commerce
Kxports for the last month aggre
gated $194,026,916 against $198,844,
o2ti for February of 1012.
On the other hand, the imports
of the United States for February
mi-i c losed exceeded the imports for
the same month of last year The to
tal value of Imports for last month
v. -is $14'' r.iV 214 For the same month
a year ago they aggregated $134 -4:18.
The exe ss of exports over Imports
for the last month was $44,456 702,
while for the corresponding month
of 1912 tbe excess amounted to $ti4.
656,888. Of the Imports thai entered
this country last mouth those that
came iu free of duty amounted to
Lawrence Kan., hfarcb 20. Age Is
no detriment to Kansas eggs, accord
ing to Dr. J S. Crumblne, dean of
the University of Kansas school of
medicine and secretary of the slate
board of health, who today started a
series or testB in an effort to prove
that his theory is correct
A squad of men employed In the
experiments for ten days win be fed,
1 eggs two years old. The aged cold
j to rage product will be served raw
UJ the men each day with their meals .
and careful records will be made of i
i heir physical condition during the
I tests.
3 Selling Events Begin Tomorrow Announce
ments Are Made Today In the
Evening Newspaper
The newspaper published in the i
If afternoon Is full of new news of
rif' rirsl reports of events, with all
that implies of sharp-eye interest.
This advertising in an evening P 1
prr is thus associated u'iih and in
terwoven with the llveet of live
reading matter, and itself partakes
of that quality. And really it is
quit important to print the first
important selling event as of au
accident or of a political happen
North American Red
Men Will Hereafter
Keep Watch on White
Washington, .Mar. 20 With a final
j meeting of organization today, the
I (Irand Council ot North American In
I dianfl will have been completed anil
henceforth rfgllant red men will keep1
j a close watch on the legislative de- I
I liberations of their pale-face brother?
in ihe capital in the council is in
cluded one delegate irom each tribe
and the council will work for laws
that will tend to adxance the inter
ests of their people.
While the organization has not been
actually completed, the officers are.
Chief Plentv Coups, Crow, grand
Sam Keen Waters. Umatilla, second
John Carl, Chippewa, perma
nent chairman
Thomas M. L. Baldwin, Chippewa,
C C Wright, secretary.
M. I Lient!e. chairman of the leg
liblntion committee.
The last named two are white men.
1 1 is proposed to maintain a bureau
! with resident delegates to serve as
an intermediary between the Indians
laud the ailous branches of the gov
ernment dealing with tribal matters.
The expenses are to be borne pro-rata
bv the various tribes.
Important Letter In
troduced in Interna
tional Harvester Case
Omaha, Neb. March 20 General
I agents of the International Harvester
! company were witnesses todaj iu the
defense of that company to the gov
1 ernment's anti-trust suit.
U K Daniels, in charge of the west - 1
i ern Iowa general agenoy, testified
t that at no time had there been an
.attempt to coerce dealers into buy -;
Ing kindred sales lines of Implements
I in connection with the placing of
agency commission contracts for har
vesting machinery. He introduced
! lists of dealers who carried differ
ent Hues of machinery and pointed
out many firms who handled no goods
I of his company's manufacture
Attorney Grosvenor for the govern
ment sprung a surprise on cross ex
! animation of the witness by introduc
i ing a letter purporting to hae been
written by the general agent at Fort
Dodge two years ago to a block
. man" in that territory The letter
' stated that contracts of certain deal
I ers for harvesting machinery would
j be held up until the dealers agreed
I to take au additional line of farm implements.
Mr Daniels, however, declined eith
er to ideutify the letter as one Indi
eating his company's policy or to t6s-
tlfy as to its being genuine
The witness expressed the belief
that if the letter were genuine the j
writer was insane, admitting that such
conduct would be coercion.
Washington. Mar. 2 Two well
defined storms 1 Busing widespread
precipitation exist m the country to-1
day, the weather bureau reporting one
centered In the lake region and an-I
ether over the plateau
In the west decided falls In temper
ature have occurred on this the last I
day of the winter season, the thermo- 1
meter at Hare, Mont , registering 22
decrees below zero. Zero tempera-)
1 tares prevail generally In the Dako
I tas. northern Wyoming and western
, Minnesota.
Cold wave warnings have been Is
sued for Kansas. Oklahoma. Texas
pan-handle and Mississippi and Ohio
valley states. Decidedly lower tem
peratures iu the Atlantic states are
predicted for tomorrow.
Washington. Mar 20. There is au
epidemic of sore arms u the national
capital as the result of a smallpox
Bears that practically has affected all
giadcs of society. Government de
partments are forcing their employes
to submit themselves to tbe physi
cians scratching ministrations and the
mails today are flooded with letters
from Health Of! leer William ( Wood
ward calling on merchants to see to
it that their clerks are vaccinated
Similar letters, the official says, will
he sent to apartment house, private
schools and all concerns not under
any government department Twelve
cases of the disease now are in quarantine.
00 -
Washington, March 20 Inadequate
knowledge ol the tonography of Ha
waii by United States soldiers and
liick of marching power to get over
difficult mountain tracts In the Isl
andl mlgbl mean disaster to the Uui
tcd States in time of war, is the opln-
ion of Brigadier General Montgomery
M Macomb ommanding the depart
ment of Hawaii
No: until such knowledge and skill
ar acquired, says General Macomb,
in his aunual report, made publ'c to
day, 'can the infantry stationed in
V.-ihu he considered truly efficient.
On account 01 the large number of
recruits In both regiments and the
comparatiy ely recent arrival of one
Ol ihr-m. these I mops at this writing
have much to learn to bring them to
the state of efficiency desired.
The fact of being stationed prac
tically on the terrain over which they
will be required to operate in time
of war ghes the locai troops an op
portunity to gain an advantage over
an enemy should not be lost.
"Therefore Instruction for the infan
tr is being conducted along hues
leading to that end. namely marching,
rtudy of terrain, field firing and use
of the bayonet "
General Macomb declared that re
cent inspections indicate that suffi
cient importance has not been given
to Instruction In bayonet exercises.
He proposes to remedy the defect
Rear Admiral Joseph
G. Eaton Died From
Arsenical Poisoning
Hinxhatn. Mass. Mar 20 Mrs.
Eaton, widow of Rear admiral Joseph
G. Eaton, wa-' arrested here today
1 barged with the murder of her hus
band District Attorney A. F Barker an
nounced tliu arrest In the following
Mrs Baton is under arrest charg
ed with the murder 01" her husband
Read Admiral Joseph Giles Eaton.
"Admiral Eaton did not die a nat
ural death This fact was communi
cated to me on March 1" In Profes
sor Whitney in a preliminary verbal
i f port and has been known to the of
ficers working on the cacc since that
time Death w,is due to arsenical
poisoning. Peculiar features which
are Involved have prevented the au
thorities from commuuicating them
to the public. Mrs Eatou was arrest
ed at her home at Asslnnlppl thi
mornlng 1
Mis Eaton was a witness todaj a!
the secret inquest into her husband s
death. She drovp from her home in
an automobile accompanied by two
police officers.
Mrs. Eaton was later arraigned
before Judge Pratt, who condui ted
the inquest into the admiral s death
She pleaded not guilty and was com
mitted to jail without bail tor a fur
ther hearing on March 28
Admiral Died Suddenly.
Admiral Eaton died suddenly on the
morning of March 8. He was 66
years of age. but according to his
friends had been in good health
Two days later the bodj was buried
at Dracut, his former home There
was no service at the grave Be
sides the undei takers and newspa
per men, only the widow and her
daughter, h- another marriage wit
nessed the interment There were no
I military honors The rear admiral
had seen thirty-nine years' service In
th navy He commanded the trans
port Resolute at Santiago. H re
jcelved a medal for his share of that
. hnttle
The present Mrs Eaton was the
admiral's second wife and was form-I
erly the wife jf D A Ainsworth.
once a clerk in the United States
senate Her father was George Har
rison and the familv home was at
Alexandria. Vs She is 40 years old
The Investigation Is said to have
developed that her married life was
nof altogether happy.
Mrs Eaton has two daughters by
her first marriage. Mis lunc Ains
worth Keyes of Boston and Dorotb
Ainsworth, who lived with her
District Mtornev Rarker later
amended bis formal statement adding
that the admiral died of arsenical
$3,000 SALARY
Salem. Oregon. March 20 Miss
Fern Hobbs, until toda chlel 1 lerh
to Governor Oswald West, hereafter
will draw 0 salary of $r.0ou as the
governor's private secretary.
Her promotion enme when Ralph
A Watson, who has been the go -ernor
s secretary, w as appointed cor
poration commissioner to administer
the blue sky" law recentlj enacted
bv the legislature
Miss Ilobbs is the first woman to
occupv such a position in Oregon. She
is a talented young -woman of great
1 executive ability
Kalispell, Mont., March 20. A lour
davs blockade on the Creat Northern
railway which began Sunday w:is bro
ken early today when the first rotary
snow plow bucked through the drifU
Nine west bound trains stalled In the
mountains and five east bound trains
held at While Eish were released.
Officials expect to get back ou the
rcmular schedule by tonight.
Denver. Colo . March 20 Snow and
a high wind with the temperature
tailing steadily since early this morn
ing produced blizzani conditions here
today. Colder weather is predicted
for tonlghl
The cold is general over ( olorado.
solium' N'-v Mexico. Utah and An
Bona Increased cold is the for CS I
i for tonight tor Qolorado northern and
southeastern New Mexico, northeast
1 Arizona and southeast Utah.
Residents of Isle of
Pines T h r eatened
With Treason Prose
cution by Cuba for
Washington. Mar 20 Relations are
strained between the Cuban govern
ment and the people of the Isle of
Pines as the result of the failure of
the United States and Cuba to come 1
to some agreement as to sovereignty
0 el the island 1'nder the treaty of
Paris which concluded the Spanish
American war, the question of sov
ereignty was to be arranged by treaty
between the two countries in the
fifteen years that have elapsed since
the outbreak of the Spanish-American
v. 1 three unsuccessful attempts have
been made to secure such a treaty.
The live thousand American inhab
itants of the Isle of Pines petitioned
the Taft administration to leave the
incoming administration free to deal
with the demand they are now making
roi attachment to the United States.
The movement has greatly irritated
the Cuban people and the anti-American
press affects to find to a sinis
tei and ulterior motive in the recent
risil 10 the Isle Of Pines of Mr. Bryan
as well as a coincidence in the com-
1. Mively recent tTansfer to Havana
of Mr Reanpre who was American
minister at Panama at the time of
its separation from Colombia
The American residents of the Isle
or Pines who form about 60 per cent
of the population and pav 7 3 per
cut of the island's taxes, arc holding
1 mass meetings to protest against al-
1 leged misrule Thev are being
threatened with prosecution for trea
son The situation is regarded here
ras one requiring some definite action
in the immediate future.
Suffragette "Arsenal"
Equipment Displayed
at Trial of Arson Case
London. Mar 20 Mi9S Olive Hock-
I en, the militant suffragette who is
charged with firing tbe pavilion of
I Rochampion Golf club was put on
trial today
I Miss Hocken appeared to glory in
tV notoriety she has achieved She
stood In the prisoner's enclosure
j wearing a bright sash in the suffra
gette colors, and smiled contentedly
.is the government lawyei detailed
1 her activities in the field of arson and
In the destruction ol mall
A large assortment of suffragette
"weapons" was introduced as exhi
bits against Miss Hocken Some of
these were found in the militant suf-
fragette "arsenal" in London on
March 1 I Others were from a grip
sack alleged to have been dropped by
Miss Ho. ken in her flight Horn the
IgOll links The list of exhibits In
cluded telegraph wire cutting appara
tus bottled of acids and corrosive
fluid, hammers, flints, tools for forc
iiic windows. false identification
platen for automobiles, ropes cotton
wool, fire lighters candles, paraffine.
a suit of workmen s overalls and a
set of pole climbers
these women have now sunk to
Climbing telegraph poles sai.i ihe
..v. .-rnment counsel, as he called at
tention to the leg irons
Among Miss Hocken s correspond
ence the government found a letter
iion. Mrs Pankhurst openly inciting
her followers 10 acts of lawlessness
and outrage
1 the conclusion of the opening
address the magistrate adjourned tbe
case for a week
Washington. March 20 The 1912
COtton crop amounted to 1 29 i iOO
equivalent 500-pound bales, including
: Qters the census bureau announced
today. Running bales included 11.
076 430 Round bales 81.528 sea isl
,,,,1 7;t;4l bales HnteT bales. 805,
7h4 average gross weigh! of bales.
507.8 pounds; ginneries operated. 25,
"' production bv states In 500-pound
Uahama b2S
Arkansas 8 oS?
Georgia 'JS JiJ
l-o,,,s,an;i ill' At
Mississippi :,' r
Nr-h Carolina 1.M
Oklahoma WW
south Carolina
I Virginia :
I All other states
Washington. March 20. Two stal
wnit workmen today appeared in the
whne House grounds and began to
put in eondition the long neglected
onl 1 court just south of the execu
tive office it is being put in shape
for the Misses fessie and Kleanor
Wilson daughters of President Wil
son, who are devotees of the game
The lennu court, which scarcely
has been used in the years which!'
President Taft resided at the White
House was a feature of the Roose
velt administration It was the meet- 1 1
ing place of President Roosevelt's j
tennis cabinet " When 11 first was
brought into use it w as the scene j
of many strenuous sanies In which
former President Roosevelt often was
the victor over t hief Forester Gif
rord Pinchot, Secretarv of 'he Inte
rior Garfield, M. Jusserand. the am
bassador of France, and others
Washington. March 20 The inter- 1
state commerce commission today call
ed upon ail railroads for information
which will form the basis of a prac
tical census of freight cars The form !
furnished the railroads calls for data 1
as to cars owned or leased by rail
roads and cars owned by private car
lines, rates and mileage charged and
the cost of handling rcfrlgcratoor cars.
Answers must be filed before April
Government Will Dis
pense With San Fran
cisco Island Known as
! "The Rock"
San Francisco. March 2u Alcatraz
I island, known as "the rock through
, out the army. Is to be abandoned as
! a military prison and turned over to
the department of justice as a place
I of incarceration for civil offenders
I against the government
The San Francisco Chronicle makes j
this declaration today but gives no
authority for the statement.
Continuing, the article says that the
transfer is to be made within a month.
Alcatraz island has been a military
prison ever since its usefulness as ,t
station of the coaHt defenses passed
with the coming of high powei can
non. No prisoner, It is said, has ever
escaped from 'the rock' alive, li Is I
situated in the channel a little over
a mile inside the Golden Gale and
swept by fierce currents which make
it almost impossible for a swimmer
j to reach the mainland
Washington. Mar. 20 The third
class men of he naval acad mj are
to hae a ship to themselves for their
summer practice cruisefoT the naw
department toda diqiatched orders
to the commandant of the Philadel
phia nav yard to place the battle
ship Illinois in commission anil pre
pare to take the future admirals
aboard at a date to be determined In
ter The Illinois is attached to the
Atlantic reverse fleet and Is under
the command of Captain Lloyd II
Chandler Members of the first and
second classes in the academv will be
apportioned among the vessels of the
Atlantic fleet, has been the custom;
I In past years.
State Sanitan Inspector Em ry
ifrom Salt lake was in Ogdcn ester-;
any investigating the reports that thej
pfc ?! :jns of Ogden were not com
plying with the health laws lie
stated that, with present conditions,
'it was absolutely Impossible for the
slate to secure vital statistics be
I cause accurate records cannot be ob
lained. and he further stated that
there js a movement on foot to pun
ish a few of the most flagrant viola
tors as evidence that the state health
offic r.- mean business.
In commenting on this condition of
ai fairs. Inspector Shorten showed a
certificate of a birth that occurred six
months ago but was not reported to
the health office until yesterday The
law governing in cases or births Is
printed on the back of the certificate
for the information of the physician
.in. 1 requires that the report be hand
ed in within ten days after the l.irth
e.ther bv tho attending physician, the
midwife or the parents
A practieioncr found guilty of vio
lating the law Is guilty of a misde
meanor and may be fined not less
than 110 nor more than $'-',lf'
Ogden has not been without its
leprousy scare tor E R. Grable. the
srpposcd leper who was takeu into
custody Iu Salt Lake yesterday, has
beu In Ogden during the past few
ii;:v, .irid it is reported that his wife
au 1 1 pild reside here
Since the publication of the story
In the papers. Inspector George Short
en has received numerous reports
from people who are acquainted with
Gr.:h'e aud who s:w him in Ogden
three dave .-u-
Waiter Killed When I
Society Guests Engage 1 1
in Fistic Duel
New York, March 20 A fight iifl
among a party of men and women din- I
ers all in evening clothes in the ho- j
tel Rector on Broadway early today
may cost the life of Kugeno Bozonlz
S.I, a young waiter. The dining room,
well filled with late supper parties,
was the scene of intense excitement
when two men were seen to engage
in a fist fight while their women com
panions tried to separate them. I
One of the men, however, received
I several fist blows In the face and I
I was about to bolt for the door when I
j he seized a heavy cut glass water
bottle and with a long swing let it
go at the man who had struck him
I The bottle went wild and struck Bo- I
zonizzi whose tray of dishes was up
I set as he dropped to the floor un- I
conscious. j
j At the hospital it was said his skull
was fractured and that be probably
would die The party In which tho
tight bad centered escaped without
their identity becoming known i
Washington. March 20 Lieutenant
I Alfred H Miles in command of the 1
gunboat Castine, has been officially I
I commended for jumping overboard at
I Guantanamo March 2 to assist in res-
( iiing a drowning sailor
00 ij
Many Spectators at I
Packing Plant Fire I
Caught in Ruins
Mediciue Hat. Alberta. March 20.
Five are dead and ten badly injured I
as the result of an explosion of gas
when the three story building of the
Western Canada Cold Storage .v Pa k-
! Ing plant burned here last night. The j WM
property loss is $lut),000. I WM
Despite reports that man were
caught in the ruins, no bodies were i LLV
! found by searchers today. I mmM
Many of tbe injured were specta- j WM
I tors, who. watching the fire, were WmW
crushed when three of tho walls were j WmW
j forced outward by the explosion. All WM
I the injured are expected to recover. I LH
Up to an early hour today only five j
bodies had been found, although it
was reported that SO employes were ( WkW
in the building when the walls fell j WmW
A broken gas main filled the build- WWW
ing with fumes and a small blaze I
breaking out in another part of tbe
plant caused the explosion, according
to officials. I
The property loss has been est i mat- j WkW
ed as hinh as $1o0.uU0. WM
Chicago. March 20 President Cy-
rus H. McCormick of the lnternation- j
al Harvester company, made the an
nouncement last night that, begin
ning next Monday, the minimum wage
for c'rls and women employed any-
where in the United States bv the j
company will be $8 a week. The pres
ent minimum is ?5 a week for appren- j
About 800 girls will be raised te
the $S minimum j
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San FrancisCO, March 20 An ex- j
j press service between New York and j
Manila via the Panama canal has been
I decided upon by the Toyo Klsen Kal-
sha. according to the announcement
! of W H. Avery, assistant genera' j
! manager of the Japanese line, publish- j
Sd here today j
The present San Francisco and orl-
ental service of the company will j
. nol be altered. J
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I Ilrlgbam City, Mar 10 The dis- I .
I trlct court is In session in this city
land Judge i ii ESrlcksen of Spring-
g occupying the bench for Judge
lustln D Call The following cases I
came up for hearing and disposal In ji
the matter of the estate of James N if dJSsfl
Morris, deceased, Mrs. James N Mor- '1'iiaaV
ris was appointe,) administratrix, her WM
bon.l being fixed at $11,000. The jH
case Of Mary L. Cheal vs Charles R. ,
Ichesl, Jr., came ou for hearing and j
defendant was adjudged In contempt i WM
I of court for failure to pay alimony ! kfM
I He was given until today in which to il tl
pay the delinquent amount. ii WM
Harriet K Hayes was granted an a'Liaaa
Interlocutor) decree of divorce from
Robert K Haves. Margaret Jensen it-
was appointed the guardian of Harold t.
i Jensen minor Final settlement was
made in the estate of Inger Hansen.
I Bingham, Mar. 19. Thomas Lee. o J
years pf ape. a veteran miner, drop- MM
ped dead here at noon todav. He hail MM
I be n In hi accustomed i;ood health in I
to the time of his demise. He has a
! sister residing in Canyoq City, Colo. BSSSSJ
and she has been notified or his
death Arrangements for the funeral mM
a. ill await Bdvlcea from he. L

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