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V Morgan, the American financier, died at lhl live minutes pasi twelve o'clock noon today (6.05 a m New York when the death of Mr. Mrgan wa.s seen to he approaching rapidly. Prof BasAianelli and Dr. Dixon forced Mr and Mrs Herbert 1, s,,tt- rlrr. his son-in-law nnd daughter, and Miss Helen Hamilton, IV who had heen m constani attendance, to leave Lhe room. Mr. Mor ett gan l)i-f.rc the end showed he was suffering internally only by a Irj!tt "ii.t-nt ..t in righl hand. Otherwise lie displayed no sign of vitality except by continuous heav breathing - J Frequent bulletins were iasucd dur Ing the morning, showing that his con I ditlon was gradually becoming worse. fm nilt' by 11 o'clock thp physicians had Vf given up .ill hope. vl Mr Morgan was unable to assimi J h'i.' r l. f artificial nourishment admin ! lstered duritg the morning anil his physical weakness was extreme Heart illVsT tonus were injected, hut these had no (',( i and for several hours before i L I Ins death he w as in a Btate of coma. HE unable to respond 10 an Questions or to recognize any of those at h:s bed side One of thest . Mrs Fit SimoUi v. Iff or the Rev William Fliz Simon nrrhcd from Cannes, and was shown Into the death chamber, but her pres in e remained unknown to the dying man Beside th four trained nurses in i attendance Miss Helen Hamilton was of great assistance to the three phy sicians, Prof Giuseppl Bastianelli. Dr M Allen Starr and T)r George A. f Dixon Fear Mistake Was Made. During the morning George Post ID Wheeler secretary of the merican embassy, called to make Inquiries on 7 behalf of the American ambassador, Thomas J. O Brien. and was told that Mr .Morgan had collapsed and thai his condition had been rendered worse by increasing deafness. From the lime of his arrival ;r Home. Mr and Mr5 Herbert T. Sat terlee had feared a mistake had been made In bringing Mr Morgan here in- stead of taking him direc' to London. where he would have ben In his own house Instead of a nois hotel, and they thought, too, that the climate of Rome was too mild and enervating 'or a man In his condition of 111 health Attributes Death to Hearing. Cablp dispatches from America. Oreat Britain and other parts of the world poured In all day making anx ious Inquiries and expressing the af fect Ion in which Mr. Morgan was held e cry where. The financiers secre tary found it impossible to reply to all the inquiries and .Mr. and Mrs Bat lerlee expressed the desire to inform the inquirers how touched they were at the manifestations of sympathy the had received. Dr. M Allen Starr of New York called Into consultation over I Pier poni Morgan's illness, attributed the financier's breakdown to emotion i caused by the investigation carried out b the Pujo committee at Wash ington Into the operations of the "money trust " News Received at New York. w York. Mar 31. J. Pierpont Morgan Is dead. He died at 1 2:06 p m , Home time. This announcement made by the officers of J. P Morgan and company today Henry P. Davison, a member of the house of Morgan, made the announce ment. He said merely that he had received a cable that the financier I had passed away shortly after noon Mr Davison had planned to go abroad some time this week, but H is thought probable that this trip will ! he postponed Coincident with Mr Morgan' death it became known that he had ' suffered a serious attack before his departure for Europe but rallied so rapidly that it was not considered a I forerunner to fatal illness and was ktuwn only to his most Intimate fi leuds. For many yeirs Mr Morgan spent B considerable portion of his time abroad but on this trip, for the first time, he severed all connection with business affairs and permitted his partners to shoulder all responsiMl ilv for their conduct. It was the rirst instance of hL taking such a j complete rest since he entered the banking business in this citv before the f IvH war. Son Receives the News Prominent bankers in this city said ihis morning that the did not pre dict and decided unfavorable effect jon the stock market by reason of l Mr Morgan's death The reason of I this they explained, was that the re current rumors of his --erion illness had prepared the tmrket for any possibility and enabled those encaged In market operations to prepare for Jusl surh a situation ' Please don't speak to me qow ' was the request of j. Pierpont Mor gan. Jr , of the small army of news l yer men who greeted him w hen he left hla home In Madison avenue this morning Mr Morgan was bound for the homo of his mother, a few doors nw .v Before h- reached her door, however, he added . Two cablegrams hare been re ceived from Rome One was receiv ed at 8:1." and the other at s 30 I They hne not as vet been translated A statement will be siven out later ai rho offices of .1 Pierpont Morgan : ana company." I John Pierpont Morgan started his business career half a century ago on the board of directors of a large mari time insurance company. He secured the position through the influence of his wealthy father For a year yount; Morgan attended the directors meel ings, but never opened his mouth ex cept to vote. The president of the company told the elder Morgan that nothing cou'd be done with his son, who seemed to take little interest In business John Pierpont at the time was laving plans for his first railroad construction, which when completed. established his standing In Wall street as the only man who ever got the better of Jay Gould The sobriquet of "Sphinx of Wnll street' was later the appellation an plied to the man who at first was be lieved to be without business acumen, but later became the supreme head of American finances Morgan's control over men an-j money was the dominant keynote of his life Others, perhaps, were wealth ier than Morgan, but he commanded his wealth and that of others At the height of his power he Is said 'o have controlled $9,000,000,000. Mr Morgan came from an old Pur ltan New England family, which dates back to 1036 He was born in wcaltli His father, Juulus Spencer, left him 110,000,000 and he inherited impr tant banking institutions J S Mor Kan had accumulated his fortune In the dry goods business with Levi P Anew Every Day the Evening Newspaper i Earns the Appreciation of Its Readers Bk The afternoon paper is the news-1 W paper of the day It is dated not B of the day before Its advertising I in the present tense its store M news is the "lattst." Just as surely m ar its news of events. There J nothing unreadable in the right f ec -t of afternoon m wspaper no ; 1 "dead matter," uo advertising that doc, not appeal as directly to the purse-Interests of the people aa 101 their desire to know things. i I I It earns the appreciation of Its r aders anew every day. For ev ery day the exigencies of news getting against time force It to feats of enterprise that are often of themselves as Interesting as the resultant aews. This strenuous service to Its readers keeps th1 the evening paper in close touch with them and keeps them In close touch and sympathy with II The ndvertisers share this person al feeling and profit by it. m&fr' latfSMi ssfclk Morton, and later as an associate bfj George Peabody, merchant, banker and philanthropist J. Pierpont Morgan was born Apul 17 1837, in a brick coiiuge !n Hart ford. Gnnn. As a youngster hs ten deney to write poetry gave him tno nickname of "Pip" When he was 14-j Morgan was spiii to Boston to the Eng lish liiRh school He showed mote particular bent for mathematics, bat had no gilts Indicative of unusual mental power. Probably his first at tempt at fincance took place in Bos ton Thp school teacher gave him money with which to buy erasers Voting Morgan was gone for a long time When he returned he handed the teacher the erasers and also son" c hangs "What's this for"' 'asked the teach er "I gave you Just enough to buy 1 the erasers I always paid that for : them " "Oh," replied young Morgan. T went around until I could find a place to buv at w holesile " For two years after graduating from the Boston hiRh school Mr Morgan was a student at Goettlner Ger many. At 21 be embarked on his career as a banker Of J. P Morgan, financier, and of his achievements all the world knows. Few men have been morf wtdelj tear ed. yet more generally trusted Those who met him only in a business way saw a mati rough, emphatic and inai tessible as the emperor of Russia, when he chose to be known as the worst man In the world to Interview, and as a man who believed absolutely in himself and apparently never que.-. Honed teh correctness of his methods. His friends however, knew him as i a simple, unaffected companion, an in teresting conversationalist with keen wit and genial humor. Once a woman asked him why be kept on accumulating money when he already had more than he needed "I do not lo-e money," Mr. Morgan is said to have replied, "but I do en joy the excitement, the fun of mak ing it " uslne.s was not all to the life of J. Pierpont Morgan His office hours were short and at the close of his business day he left his office and his business behind him. Woe to th person who then approached him on business bent He cared little for so ciety but was fond of a good dinner In congenial company, of rare wines and big. black cigars Winc he p took of with moderation To cigars he was almost a slave. EFFECT UPON MARKETS New York Prices Unchanged New York. Mar "I -There was no excitement or marked change in prices during the opening session of the Consolidated exchange, which op ens half an hour in advance of the stoek exchange. Prices were from 1-1 to 3-4 under the London opening and .one-hall to one ami ;i quarter below ,Saturda nicht's closing The follow -in? were the opening pri-cs Amalgamated 73 1-2; American Smelting 69 3-4; St. Paul no -. -8 jErle LS. Reading 16,i U4; Jhigh Vail ley 15C 1-2: t'nlon Pacific 161 l- I Steel. 60 7-8. lhe stock market bore up well tin-' rier the news of Mr Morgan's death.; Opening prices showed declines in al most no evise exceeding a point Sup.' porting orders rallied the market ! quickly. Trading showed no evidence of nervousness. NO EFFECT IN LONDON London. Mar ::i The death of J (Pierpont Morgan had lttlf or no ef fect -n prices on the London stock I exchange, Tho Ust had weakened I tome what on earlier telegrams lore-' pasting the speedy end of the great tinnncler. but an disposition to start! a "bear" movement was quickly chei ked and ilifL J-mu1 announcement O' ins passa? scarcely cuused an' further movement. QUIET IN BERLIN. Berlin, Mgr. 31. Trading was quiet J cn the bourse today and price ( hang-i es were limited to small tractions on TURKS LOSE ADRiANOPLE Fall of the City Is Making- the Govern ment Very Unpopular Montenegrin Artil lery Bombards Scutari Constantinople. Mar :.o. The Bul carians leit lOOo dead on the field after the engagement yesterds) west '( U uk Chedmedye, according to an official report The Turks also found M" ritles and large quantities of en trenching tools. Since this engage ment all has been quiet alonn the Tchatalja lines, a well as at Bulaii The Turks believe the Bulgarian of fensive action at Tchatalja was in tended lo prevent an Turkish dem onstration during the attack on Adrianople and that the rtulgars will not attempt to pierce the lines, which recently have been strengthened by j the addition of heavy siege guns. The fall of Adrianople has caused a feoling of the deepest dejection in all f-ections, which has tended to in crease the unpopularity of the gov ernment A message from the British vice consul at Adrianople states that all j the consults and furiun communitiei are safci and well His report says h.if the Bulgarians tool; onlv 15,000 pr.sonors. the rest of the garrison be ing in hiding. The porte ha-, instructed the com mander ;ii Sctftarl to permit the de parture of the ci ilian population It la i pected that the powers' note on the subject of mediation will be pre sented to the porte tomorrow. Servians Claim Credit. Belgrade. Mar 30 The first train load of wounded Servians arrived) here today from Adrianople Their stor shows that the fluhting which 1 preceded the capture of Adrianople was the roost terrible of the war The Turks fought with the courage of despair, but the preservance of the Servians and the excellent leadership Of the commanders resulted In their paining the dav Some of the men were very severelv wounded, but the majority arc suffering only from blight bullet wounds The preisy un favorably discusses Russia's action in loinlng the other powers in present ll ; a note to Servia and Montenegro with regard 'o Scutari and Albania. It waB hoped until the last that Rin sia would withhold her support of the note. One of the wounded officers said: 'The siege an unbroken chain. of suffering for the heBlegers, which I reached its climax in the bitter cold I of January and February The snow lay sis feet deep and sentries died at I heir posts. The skin of every soldier i was parched by the intense frost, , while In the trenches the men's feet I were cut by the sharp ice breaking every morning under their steps They slept in mud and water, covered oul by canvas. "On some days dozens of men were frozen to death There were I snow plains for twenty miles around, no wood could be found, and even when it was brought fires were for b dden so as not to betray our posi tions." All the officers aaree on the tcrri bio losses sustained In the final at tack The Fourth battalion of the Ninth infantn lost .To per cent of its men which was about an average lor those regiments which attacked the forts. The Turkish guns kept up a terri fic fire, and the Servians made three attempts against Papastepe before taking thai position and then only at a tremendous cost of life by the Turkish machine guns Fort Topyolu Was another hard nut to crack. When within 5nu vards the Servians, who were accompanied b a Bulfgarian regiment, met such a terrible fire, and with mines' explod ing and men falling, that the Bulgars retired, leaving the Servians alone The Servians again advanced, un der cover of darkness, creeping like Cols and preceded by hand bomb throwers. The Turks did not discov er them until the bomb throwers were upon the trenches The Bulgarians then came up under command of a sergeant, having lost all their com missioned officers bu again retired. After 'he fort bad been taken, the Turks repeatedly made counter at tacks, and with their machine guns Inflicted heavy losse" on the invad ing forces. Will Hold Sslonikl Athens, M.-)r ?, Immediately af-i ter the funeral of the late King, George, w hich takes place Wednes- day King Constantino will go to, Salonil i :ind remain there until peace I l as been declared As in the case I of King George King Constantlne's j presence may be taken as a notifica tion to Bulgaria that Greece Intends to li"M Saloniki as part of her spoils of war Scutari Bombarded nO Siice yesterday lhe Montenegrin artlller; on the main fiont lefore Scutari has been devel ni ing great activity The T.iiktsh positions n the plain before the town ha.e been heavily bombarded and the Turks have been driven from their entrenchment near the river Kir by the persistent artillery lire. Bulgars Dnven Out. lx)iidon. Mar '. 0 Hademkeui dispatch io the Daily Chronicle, de BCribing the fight at Blyuk Chek medye, says that the Bulgarians hurl er im.iMin men against the Turkish advanced position, and In the dark n in carried ii with bayonets, the 1 kirks retiring on their main position At daylighj the Turks bombarded the captured position and prevented the Bulgarians from entrenching. Subsequently the Turks delivered a cornier attack. 6000 mfantrv storm Inc the position with the bayonet The Turks flung themselves on the Bulgarians and a desperate bayonet fight ensued The Bulgarians were driven down the slope on the opposite s'de. oo PRESIDENT HAS PAY DAY Secretary of Treasury Will Present Chief Executive With War rant For $5,625 Repre senting H i s Salary For First Month Washington, March 31. Woodrow Wilson will receive his first pay check as president of the I'nlted States 'o day when Secretary McAdoo will pre sent him with a treasury warrant for $5,625, representing his salary from March 4 to 31. On pay day hereaf ter however the president will re ceive a full months propor tion of the $75,000 annual stipend. The treasury department contem plates establishing a precedent In the method of paying President Wilson. Since the days of Washington th.' president of the United States has been paid by what is known as an accountable warrant' which means money to be accounted for A "set tlement warrant, " which closes an ac count, has been given the president only on his last payday when his serf lees were debited on the books against the credits made to him during his term of office Mr Wilson, however, probably will be given a "settlement warrant ' each month, and his salary account with the government bal anced monthly as his term transpires No one today knows why the presi dent always has been paid by an "accountable warrant." which is is sued in other eases only in connection with advanced money. The president is the only official whose salary is paid by the treasurv department Vice President Marshall will receive from the secretary of the -i n.ite today the portion be has so far earned of his $12. ')' annual compensation. rssk WEATHER FORECAST : j! ' THE INDICATIONS ARE THAT THE m L - BjLhw WEATHER TONIGHT AND TUES- DAY WILL BE GENERALLY FAIR. NOT MUCH CHANGE IN TEM - PERATURE. Entered as Second -class Matttr at th; Postoffle, Ogden, Utah I . IS DEAD THOUSANDS FLEE I FOR THEIR LIVES I Ohio River's Continued Rising Compels Resi dents of Lowlands to Seek Refuge on Higher Ground Damage to Property Will Run into Millions DAYTON APPEALS TO PEOPLE OF NATION I ! Illinois Governor Rushes Militia to Cairo to Aid in Strengthening the Levees Many Towns Are LInder Water and Thousands Are Homeless Relief For the Sufferers Floods in the Ohio river from its mouth to Marietta. Ohio, due tu ihe trreat volume j,t' water poured into n during the last week by its tributaries bave caused thousands r people to leave the lowlands along the river and seek refugt on higher ground. Early today the water is still rising and .it every city akmt: the river hea v dnm.i:c i" nert is reported Railroad traffic has been impeded and many miles qf Ira-k washed uit. In Illinois, Governor Dunne has or dered l.jun state troops to proceed by special trains to Cairo and Sh&w neetown. to patrol the leees Hun n iiis of laborers al?o have been or dered to pile sacks of sand on the levees In the hopes of strent hening them and preventing a break Reports early toda from I lender-1 .-on. Owensboro, Louisville Newport and Covington. Ky., Eansille. Ind . Cincinnati Portsmouth. Marietta, Ohio Huntington and Parkersburg W Va show that stocks of goods In buildings near the river have suf fered heavily and that the damage will run into the millions There has ben no los? of Ufa ut anv of these poiDt?. A telephone message from Cairo. III. earh today shows that the leieea were still holding and that the town ap in less danger than was believed b - night The water was still sev eral feet below the top of the levees. DAYTON APPEALS FOR AID. Dayton. Ohio. Mnr .11 John 1 1 I'aiterson, chairman of the citixens relief committee, Issued the follow ing statement todaj regarding condi tions here "Our committee now has at its dis posal all the food and clothing nee esfcr.ry to meet the loss of the suffer ers of Dayton "Money, however urgently Is re quired for putting our citv in a con dition to preent the outbreak of se raius disease and to rehabilitate the tnousands many of whom have lost their homes entirely and all of whom hae lost their household oods and r-ersonal effects "Tli CO mmi tee wishes to send out an urgent appeal to citizens of the I n i led States for all necessary funds The contributions should be sent di rect to W. H Biphus, who ha8 been appointed treasurer of the relief committee. Mr Biphus will send re ceipts for all moneys received" A meeting of the members of the relief committee iih members of the city council was called for this af ternoon. On Saturday the council discussed a request from the relief committee that Sino.non b diverted (run, the sinking fund of the ci to Lae reliel fund. Councilman Harry Klein and Gus Happel protested vig oreush and made numerous remarks de. ogatory to the relief committee and Its motives, accusing members of the latter, among other things, of Lying to steal the city government fn the bread line today was Eugene Harney, a multi-millionaire, whose r.ifts to charity have been large, and lecently included $26,000 to the Y M. C A of this city He obtained three lorves of bread and a small sack of I otatoes. Guarding Cairo's Levees. Cairo in March 81. The stage of the Ohio river here at 8 o'clock this morning was 52.1 feet and the river stiil Is rising The levee is 55 feet high and, as it is weighted down with sand bags for two feet additional, there seems no immediate danger. Several companies of Illinois guard arrived this morning The local weather bureau announc ed today that a stage of 54 feet js certain and possibly 56 It is 04 lleed that the levees can hold 57 feet of water. Traffic on the interurban road out of here has been discontinued Wat r Is now sweeping over the top of the levee nt Bird's Point, Mo. laving waste a great section of southeast Missouri The number of workmen strength ening the Cairo levees has been dou bled Four companies of the DJlnois National guard are In the city Crowds of refugees from southeast Missouri have been coming to Cairo all morning Relief for the Sufferers. Springfield, 111.. March 81 That the river Is still rising and that la borers who are needed to throw the sandbags along the concrete levee io Increase It8 height are fleeing from Lhe city, was information received thin morning by Governor Dunne and Ad jutant General Dickson from Cairo. No direct word came from Shawnee tosvn Indirect word was received i Qrom there thai Shawneetown 6eeroed J in a bad plight The inhabitants an reporied to have Hied U) higher ground. Colonel S. O Tripp was this morning Sen1 to take charge of the distribution of supplies at Cairo Distress calls have been received j( to date by the governor and adjutant ! general from Cairo. Alexander coun ty; Naples, Scott county; Junction, Gallatin county. Shawneetown. Gal- " latin counts, Mounds, Pulaski coun- Issssfl 1 in following order has been filled by the adjutant general: Cairo 10,000 rations and 150,000 fH bags. H Sha .vneetown 350 tents. 'M Naples 4" tents iJ Mounds BO tents. 'fl Junction 100 tents. John B Jennings of Sullivan, grand master of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows in Illinois, advised Gov- ff I ernor Dunne this morning that he had sent personal representatives to Cairo and Shawneetown with authority to speqd 51 000 for relief of flood sn' ferers si 'he former place and 11,500 at Shawneetown H Governor Dunn estimates that ac- ; tivltles on the part of the state in fur- ; nishing flood relief since yesterday ! rfiorning has entailed an expense ap- . proximal ing $4u. No state funds H are available to meet this expense, I till emergency appropriation at th" II last general assembly having been ex- H The governor is confident, however. ! that the Indebtedness will be cared I for Without question letter was received by the gov , ernor this morning from Francis T 1 Simmons treasurer of 1 he Associa H Hon of Commerce at Chicago, thank- 1 ing him for the position taken by him 1 i with regard to the suggested expedi- tlon of the Illinois national resere i bicagO to the relief of the Ohto flood irictims Mr Simmons advised Mr. luinne that his organization already I had raised over $200,000 to apply to the relief of sufferers and notified him I that the association Is prepared to e lend a helping hand in lower lllino - if needed Governor Dunne replied thai he had incurred an expense of $40,000, with no state funds available, and requested that the Association jf Commerce protect him on this Indebt- Special Flood Bulletin 1 Washington, March 31 This is to day's special bulletin issued by the weather bureau: The Ohio river Is falling from Pitts burg to about Huntlngtou. W. Va It Is still rising from Cincinnati to Cai ro. The gauge readings at the princi pal weather bureau stations at 7 a, m. Monday thus far received, Pitts i burg to Cairo, follow; Pittsburg. 13 7 feet, 8.3 feet belov flood stage; Cincinnati, 69.2 feet, 1 S 2 feet above flood stage. Ixjuisvllle. 43 7 feet. 15 7 feet above flood stage; Cai ro, 52 feet, 7 feet above flood stags ssssssssm Troops En Route to Cairo. Chicago, March 31. -The Seventh regiment, Illinois National Guard, and the Illinois naval reserves left here today on a special train for Cairo. Ill , for flood duty In that district. Chicago's Relief Fund. Chicago. March .31. Chicago's re lief fund for the flood victims reached 1310,000 today. H The Chicago Association of Com merce shipped 1,000 blankets and 1. 000 mattresses to Tiffin, O. The as sociation thus far has turned over $80,000 to tin- American Nntional Red Cross societv for distribution ainom; the flood sufferers In Ohio. City le Under Water. Law rvneeburg. Ind March 31. Practically the whole city Is under deep water today and more than fifty buildings arc known to bave been H carried away. The Knlppenzurg car- i Continued on Page Eight )