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STANDARD DISPATCHES j h A UTAH THE INDICATIONS ARE
ARE GENUINE AND GUAR Jfjl f c En THAT THE WEATHER WILL BE
ANTEED BY THE GREATEST 3 I i I e a 11 ar SOUTH FAIR TONIGHT PORTION FRIDAY WARMER WILL IN
NEWS GATHERING ASSO p + COOLER BE PARTLY CLOUDY AND
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fliii1 YEAR NO 258 I L OGDEN CITY UTAH THURSDAY EVENING OCTOBER 28 1909 I I PRICE FIVE CENTS t
ORROSIVE ACID IS THROWN ftV lE
f G iTING SUffRAGETTES IN lONDON i
f
Slipping Into the Election Booth a Woman
and a Girl Break Bottles of Acid and
Several Judges Are Injured
London Oct 2snrs Chapin a I
fufragclto furnished an early morn
morn
tion today when she smashed a hol
lIe containing corrosive acid on u bal
I0l iX Her liilentlon evidently was
to rt roy the balols in the box as a
jToirF t against the exclusion of wo
MIl from the right of franchise
What she accomplished was the pain
fill burning of some of the election of I
Peers and tho assurance of tier own
arrest
Sipping into one of the booths
There perhaps a thousand ballots had
been deposited Mrs Chapin drew
from under her cloak a boltlo in
which ink had been mixed with corro
sive acid and before she could bo
sinp cd hurled the bottle upon tho
Loa It broke Into many pieces and
the acid splashed upon the election
officers A number of these were so
FCorely injured as to require medical
Itntion
bont the same time a similar out
I
Ts p was attempted at another booth
by i girl who wore the suffragette I
caters In the latter Instance liltlo
damage was done beyond the burning
cf the finger tips of the election offi
cials who removed the bits of broken
n lacs
So far as could be ascertained not
much acid reached the ballots iu cith I
rr case
Later in an interview Miss Chris
igbpl Parkhurst while deploring the
wounding of tho officials asserted
with much emphasis I
H Is the government that Is re
sponsible It Is tho government that
drves women to these acts
H appears that todays violence was
pinned by the Womens Freedom i
league the members of which glory
in what was done Members of this
same league picketed the house of
commons for fifteen weeks The
ICaugues secretary Is Mrs Edith Mar
tvn In an Interview following the
attack on tho ballot boxes Mrs Marl
I
l > u said I
Wo thought that us Premier As
jniih had not shown himself amen
ible to our requests the time had
ome to take more active measures
Om plans were thought out most
carefully and we found delight In the
opportunity to carry them out on the
I
anniversary of the grille protest In
ho House of Commons which was
perpetuated by the Womens Freedom
league
Our object this morning was to in
validate the election Wo had formed
various plans and these would IIHVQ
been tried during the day had thin
one failed
On October 2S 90S a suffragette
demonstration was made in the ladles
gallery during a sitting of the House
of Commons When attendant
sought to empty the galleries they
found that two sufrageltos had Firmly
chained themselves to the grille lat
tice from behind which feminine
eves might view the proceedings of
the house For a lime the voluntary
priionors resisted the efforts made
to remove them
Todays blelcction in the Bcrmond
scy division of Southwark one of the
parliamentary boroughs of London is
of unusual Interest as It is expected
lo afford a good test of the feeling In
London and the country generally on
Hio Impending struggle In parliament
A strong fight on the budget against
tariff reform has been waged in this
Mistiliiencv The candidates are
Illrat Sh Hughes unionist John
Dnmnhrevs labor Dr A Salter
At the last general election tho
Liberals had a majority or 1709
W RtlESS
IN ALASKA
Is Most Efficient Inland
System in the
World
Settle Wash Oct 2SIJlcut
tnt E A Juenet thirteenth United
laifjyjnfantry who IK in chargo of
bo cotJtrnction of government whv
I5s telegraph stations in the Interior
I I AlMjka is In Seattle for the winter
t discussing the condition and the
TOKress of the wireless system in
UnMsa he said
The wireless stations at 10 m I
on Gibbon Fort Egbert Circle City
ahbanks elected last year are now
II such omclont condition Unit the
tYtr m can bo considered the moat
narkablo system In the world
Tin Xome station hub received
Jn I copied messages from Pacific
east stations the best record being
f om the Point Lama navy wlreloflfi
atcu between 3000 and i000miles
11I slant
> It Is probable bat all of the com
Jfrclal or Govcrniuut ImxIiioBB n f
Iptka west of v 1 i bhranrqrr > i
there to Nono an I hr lei iiVs H
lb luooko remain v ill b < > lJ ICoII for
i t
by means of the wireless stations
which will permit of the abandonment
of a considerable portion of the land
telegraph lines
U ER AGE 118
104 YEARS
Woman Recalls the Bat
tle of Tippecanoe
She Smokes
I
Kansas City Oct 2S Mrs Inrlana
Hogan 101 years old and her son
Levi Howard 71 years old whom she
characterized as my baby passed
through this city last night en routo
from Annabel Mo to the Osark re
gion where they arc going for the
sons health
Mrs Uogan who is self roliant and
creel despite her age is able to re
call the balllc of Tippecanoe Her
father fought under General William
Henry Harrison and she had five sons
In tho Civil war two of them being
killed She has smoked since she was
young but regrets it now because sho
fears it will shorten her life
I
CLOSING QCOTATIONSOF
WORLDS MARKETS
NEW YORK STOCKS
Amalgamated Copper SI 1t
American Beet Sugar 16 3S
American Car and Foundry 70 5S
American Cotton Oil 77 12
American Locomotive 59
American Smelling D7 11
American Smelling pfd 110 12
Amorlcan Sugar Rofmlng ii > 151
Anaconda Mining Co 17 7S
Alchison Railway 121 31 I
Atlantic Coasl Line KJG 12
Baltimore and Ohio 1 Hi ll
Brooklyn Rapid Transit 76
Canadian Pacific IS I 12
Chesapeake and Ohio 87 31
Chicago and Northwestern 1JIG 12
Chicago Mil and St Paul 157 11
Colorado Fuel and Iron > 15 31
Colorado and Southern 51 12 I
Delaware and Hudson 1S3 18
Denver and Rio Grande J7
Denver and Rio Grande pfd 81 1t
Erie Railway 32 3J
Great Northern pfd 113 11
Great Northern Ore Ctfs SO
Illinois Central 117 11
Inlerborongh Met 19 78 I
Interborough Mel pfd 50 12
I Louisville and Nashville 152 I
Missouri Pacific 68 7S
Missouri Kansas and Texas 48 38
National Biscuit 114
National Lead SS 14 I
I Npw York Central 133 31
Norfolk and Western 95 1S
Northern Pacific 146 12
Pacific Mail 40
Pennsylvania Railway 148 11
Peoples Gas 111 12
Pullman Palace Car 193
Reading Railway Jtil
Rock Island Co 38 12
Rock Island Co pfd 78 11
Southern Pacific 128
Southern Railway SO
Union Pacific 200 14
United States Steel 89 5S
Tanked Stalls Steel pfd 127 12
Wahilsh Railway 20
Wabash Railway pfd 57 3S
Western Union 75 3S
Standard Oil company 700
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Chicago Close
Chicago Oct 28CI080 Wheat
Dec l705 lSal4 May 105 July
I SlI
Oats Dec 39 7S May 12 ll July
I 39 7S
Com Oct CO Dec 59 11 May
I Gl 14 July GO 34
Pork Ocl 2335 Jan 1912 12
May W12 12
LamOcl 1287 12 Nov 1215
alSfiTlJ Jan 1150 May ilJO
RI JsOct 1072 12 Nov 1000
Jan 1012 12 May 1010
RyeCash 73a71 De 73al2 Ia
n
BarleyCash 54aC5
Timothy Ocl a75 May 410
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Sugar and Coffee
Nek York Oct 8SugnrRaw
firm fair refining 380a3S5 cen
trifugal fiti test ll30al35 molasses
sugar S355a3GO refined stead
crushed 585 powdered 525 gran
ulated 515 Ill
COFFEEFirm No 7 Rio S 1S
Nominal No 4 Santos S 31
Kansas City Livestock
Kansas City Mo Oct 2S tI
ll cdntl flimrt imrkM III limn Na
Ii r 1 t r i r i s U lllMx rrCr
iiut hrih I t Id
l r n I uuii 1 i
calves 350a700 woslern steers 3 I
7f n550 western coal 2GOa450
Hogs Receipts 11000 market
strong Bulk of iles 730i7G5
heavy 760a775 packers and butch
ers 7I0a770 light 710a755 pigs
UOOn700
Sheep Receipts COOO market
steady Muttons 390a475 lambs
60afi90 range wctliers and year
lings 1 OOa50U range ewes 300u
GOO iI
Chicago Livestock
Chicago Oct 28 Cattle Receipts
estimated at 9000 market steady to
JOe lowor boevos 390a910 Tex
as steers 3SOnl9Q western steers
l25a750 stockers and feeders 3
OOaG 15 cows and heifers 210a5
75 calves G50aS50
Hogs Receipts estimated al 15000
Market steady to shade higher light
wwmww
SAll OGDEN HAVE REDUCED I
RAilROAD ARlfJ RATES i I
Hearing Before Interstate Commerce Commission Today on Charges
of FourState Fair That Ogden Is Discriminated Against
Same Rates Salt Lake Receives Is Demanded for Ogden
Eeywood Henderson Glasmann and Sidney
Stevens to the Front
One of the most important facts
brought out at the hearing of the al
leged discrimination of the Oregon
Short Line Railroad company against
Ogden and in favor of Salt Lake City
before InlorsUilo Commerce Commis
sioner C A Prouty in this city today
was the testimony of D E Burley
general passenger agent of tho Oregon
Short Line company that during the
months of September and October at
the Four State fair which was held In
Ogden and thq Mormon church gen
eral conference and state fair held
in Salt Lake City the railroad com
pany sold more than half as many
tickets this year to Ogden as It did to
Sallr t1 < cGitJ i
In support of the testimony of Mr
Burley the following table was Intro
duced
From common territory lo both
poinls number of tickets sold
1908 1000
To Ogden and return for
the FourState fair 1020 3253
So Salt lake City for con
ference and state fair 5762 Gl S
In addition to the above table the
railroad company introduced a num
ber of tariff sheets showing the rates
that have been mnde semiannnally
for the Mormoh church general con
ference and thc Stale fair also the
rates for I he round trip granted to j
1
Ogden during the past two years j
At the conclusion of the taking of
testimony by Commissioner Prouty
an adjournment was taken nntll next
Saturday morning at Salt Lake City
when four members of the Interstate
Commerce Commission will hear the
arguments of the attorneys for both
sides
The hearing began at 10 oclock
this morning In the Council chamber
at the city hall Present wqre I
Commissioner CA Prouty I
H II Henderson and A 11 Hey i
wood for the
complainants I
P L Williams of Salt Lake City
and F C Dlllard of Chicago repre
senting the defendants I
Among others present wore Presi
dent William Glasmann of the Four
State Fair association United Stales
Marshal James Anderson R W Phil
lips stenographer of the commission
Presidents Grant Smith and Slohl
of the Davis Cache and Boxcldcr
slakes of the Mormon church A C
Smoot of Salt Lake City D E Bn
hey and D S Spencer the general
and assistant general passenger
agents of the Oregon Short Line
George II Smith assistant counsel of
the railroad A B Mosoley and P II
Cook traveling freight and passenger
agents respectively of the Harriman
lines C R Ilolllnggworth local
counsel of the Harriman lines I L
Reynold secretary of tho Weber
club Sidney Stevens and Henry i
Tavcy j
Promptly at tho appointed hour
Commifcsioncr Prouly called the court
to order lie announced that the com
I plaint was by the Weber Club and
the IiitorMounlain Fair association of
Ogden agalnsl the Oregon Short Line
Ralho tl company When the ease was
first set for hearing In this city he
slateil that It was expected that other
members of the commission would al
so be present but since then H had
been found impossible for them to ho
present but ho would lake the testi
mony and the arguments would bo
heard In Salt Lake City next Satur
day before four commissioners The
appearances of tho counsel for bolh
parties was then entered
I
In making the opening statement
H H Henderson stated that the com
plainants wanted tho same rate as
that granted to the conference and
the State Fair at Salt Lake City
granted to tho FourState Fair at Og i
den He then referred to the sec
tions of the Interstate commerce laws
which bore upon the alleged discrim
ination of a railroad against ono com
munity and In favor of another
The first witness was William Glas
mann who under direct and crops
examination testified as to the rates
I I granted to Salt Lake City for the Mor
j mon conference and the Stale fair
I each ear and tho rates granted Og
eti n rnr PI Eau Bounty fair In 190S I
j Hiii in hour raf fair thli Fear lIe I
i f u Il IIt he had brnu informed bi I
725a7 75 mixed > 35a792 12 I
heavy 730a70o rough S730a7 55
good to choice heavy 755a79r pigs
550a725 bulk of sales 770a7 85
Sllcop Receipts estimated al 20
Oilfl market steady native 250nl
75 western 75alrr yearlings il
50n5 50 lambs native I 25a700
I western 150a700 r
INSANITY WILL BE THE
PLEA OF JAS MMAHON
Lansing Kits Ocl 7James and
I Patrick McMahon were removed from
the state penitentiary hero shortly before
II
fore noon today and started for Kan
sas City on an Interurban electric
car James McMahon will be arraign I
ed In Kansas City for his preliminary I
hearing on the charge of murdering
lilu two sisters and bro herinIaw lo I
which deed he has confessed There
was no demonstration when the pris
oners departed J
Kansas City Mo Qct 2SPatrick
I McMahon who has boon detained at
the penitentiary with his brother as
I a material witness was given his
liberty today and returned to Kan
sas City with his brother Immedi I
ately after his release Patrick who
is a lawyer announced he would act I
as time attorney for his brothel The
I
defense will bo that James McMahon
was Insane when he commuted the
triple crime I
I
people In western Wyoming south
ern Idaho and wester Nevada which
solicitors fur his newspaper had can 0
gassed lhal it would do them no good j
to subscribe for art Cgdpn paper bo1
cause If the iidverlisprs had offered I
any attractive bargains they would j
have to pay more lo como to Ogden i
to trade than to go to Salt LaKo City I
which was thirtysix miles farther
from their home town ban Ogden I
Mr Glasmann cued instances of
people In surrounding counties and
slates who stated that they would
come to Ogden If they could secure i
the equal rates or bo lowed slop j
overs He then lpldioflhe railroad
omjmiryaHowIng strrpoveVprivlloges
for merchants coming to Ogden to
buy goods but would not adortise
time stopover prhlieges only In a bulb
tin issued by the railroad company
later and which were filed in iho
offices of the railroad company at each
station but was not posted in a con I
spicuous place and which the public
had no access to The witness stnrod I
that in his opinion fully onehalf of
the people who wenl to Salt Lake I
City twice each year at the time tf
the Mormon conference wont there to
trade while the other half wont there t
for bolh elisions purposes and to
trade I
As president of the Inloriuountain
Fair association Mr Glasmann staled
that he made a demand upon the Ore
gon Short Line railroad the Union I 0
Pacific railroad and the Southern Pa
cific railroad companies to granl fares
to Ogden for the Four State fair sim
ilar to Iho rales granted to Sail Lake
City for tho conference and the stale
fare lie staled that a faro and ai
third had been granted the fair asso I
ciation In Utah only and then a rate I
was made from as far north as Malad
and Preston In Idaho as far east as I
Rawlins on the Union Pacific and as
far wet as two or three counties In I
Nevada and as far south as Salt Lake
I
City on the Oregon Short Line but
that the one rate for the round trip I
such as Sail Lake City was receiving I
was not granted to Ogden lie stated
further thai In his > opinion onehalf I
the people who went to Sail Lake
City from eastern Nevada southoin
Idaho weslern Wyoming and north
ern Utah would slop in Ogden if given 1
the same rate
The witness was crossexamined al
length as to what per cent of the pop I
ulalion of the country adjacent lo j
and tributary to Ogden was Mormon I
He slated that cast of Ogden In Ev
anston and Uinta county Wyoming
the population was mostly Gentile as
It was west In Nevada while In
souUieaslern Idaho the communities
away from time railroad wore mostly I
settled by Mormons while those along I
the railroad wore mosl Gentile Ho 1
stated that the p Ople who went to
Salt Lake City generally purchased I
abort six months supply or goods at
the time
While Mr Glasmann WItS on the I
stand the attorneys for the complain
ants introduced as exhibits posters
1st nod by the Oregon Short Line Rail
I
road company as advertisements also
the railroad tickets the latter to show
that the railroad company stated that I
they good for continuous
wore pass
age and nothing was said about stop
overs being allowed The posters
were Introduced to show that the rail
i
road company advertised the State
fair as well as the conference and the
amusements In Salt Lake City twice
a year and did not advertise the
Ogden fair
Before being excused Mr Glasmann
staled that the rate from Rock Springs
Wyoming to Ogden which Is 191
miles from here was 770 and the
rates from Rock Springs to Salt Lake
City 228 miles for the round trip was
G7G
Commissioner Pronty asked Mr
Glafiniiiiiu what the cost of a ticket
from Rock Spring to Ogden would be
at the Salt Lake rate lie responded
570
The next witness called by the com
plainanls was W Wa ° nor Chase who
testified as to the purchasing of a
railroad ticket from Alexander Idaho
six miles wos1 of Soda Springs to Og
I don and paying regular fare when he
I had read advortluoinonts in an Ogden
nrwspapc of u faro and a third foi
1
OMAN SUOOTS UER HUSBAND AS HE
PERS TOU TUE BARS Of A JAIL
the round trip from that cly IIo I
purchased the ticket at limo regular i
fare and look a receipt from the sin
Lion agent
The object of the witness was to
I
show that the Oregon Short Lino I
Railroad company did nol advertise I
limo rate to Osden as they do to Salt
Lake City
The next witncsK was Sidney Slo I
vens who testified as to being in I
formed by customers of his and local
business houses that they would like
to como to Ogden and buy goods and
see friends if they could secure tho
same rate lo Ogden as was given to
Salt Lake City
After a short crossexamination of
Mr Stevens the complainants an
nounced that they would rest
The railroad company then called
A C Smcol of Salt Lake City who
had been a member of a company of
pioneers who arrived In Sail Lake
City July 24 1S17 and had resided
there continuously since that time
He said that Salt Lake City was then
chosen as the headquarters of the
Mormon church and conferences had
boon held there twice a year since
that time
Mr Smoots testimony was brief
but it gave some historical facls concerning
cerning the foundation of the church
In Salt Lake City which was to show
that that city had always heen time
Mecca for all members of the church
twice each year when they went there
for religious purposes
Under crossexamination he said
that boforo the railroads wore built
iu to that city people used to go there
to attend the conferences using the
ox loams and horses and een walk
ing He stated that If the fare way
onethird higher that it would prob
ably make some dlffeienco in tlio
amonnl of people who attended the
conference He said that many Gen
tiles went to Salt Lake City during
conference time more as a matter of
more curlosltj that they done a lit
tle shopping wont to the theaters
and some went lo saloons for a good
lime
The next three witnesses were
Presidents Grant of the Davis stake
Smith of the Cache slake and Stohl of
the Box lade stake who were called
to testify as to the percentage of the
people in their respective stakes who
Avcro members of the ° Mormon church
nail who ftttenrfed the conference in
Salt Lake City twice each year under
the rasps granted by the Oregon Short
Line Railroad company Wllnobsos
thought thai about 5 per rent of the
number would nol go If the fare was
Increased to fare and a third for the
round trIp Instead of one faro for the
round trip They also testified that
time officers of the church In tho vari
ous stakes wore expected to attend
the conference anyhow
D 13 Burloy general passenger
agent of the Oregon Short h due was
called sis the liiial witness for the de
fendants He testified as to the issu
ance tho various tariff sheets and
schedules used by the road at confer
ence time twice a year as well as for
other occasions The table of the sale
of tickets during the pasl two years
to Ogden and Salt Lake City referred
to above was teslillcd to by Mr Bur
loyAt
At the conclusion of Mr Burleys
testimony and the Introduction of limo
tariff sheets an adjournment was
taken until next Saturday
B CROWD AT
POLITICAL
RALLY
THE DEMOCRATS GREET THEIR
SPEAKERS WITH APPLAUSE
All But One of the Speakers Indulged
In Bitter Vituperation in Attack
ing Republican Candidate
A large audience greeted time Dem
ocialic speakers al the Weber Stake
Acadojny auditoilum last evening
and evidently Ihe audience was thor
oughly Democratic for time speakers
wore well received
Those who spoke were J D Skeou
T D Johnson Sam Browning and
Mayor Brewer
The burden of their speeches with
limo exception of Johnson was Liar
liar liar and Iho same old slurring
of fc RepiihVcan caulldalo for
mayor
NOTES ON THE RALLY
Who wrote Brewers simoon The
mayor had considerable difficulty in
reading It
Sam Browning is somewhat of a
mud slluger himself He Is also capa
ble of using harsh language
One of the speakers said time extra
lax had boon submitted lo the people
Witch The question of bonds was
submitted but when was the extra
tax voted upon
There was no attempt made by the
speakers to careful compare time
financial record of the two mayors
Why
I Horses ArriveA largo shipment
I of ponies for time Ogden race meet
which opens at the Fair Grounds Sat
urday afternoon arrived In town this
I morning Thy city is pretty woll filled
with horsemen
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f
Wife Claims She and Ker Children Bad Been
i Neglected and She Dad Been Forced to
r labor to Support the Family I
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Chicago OcL STwo hours after
she had caused the arrest of her hus
band Abraham Levy a tailor on a
charge of abandoning her Mrs Ether I I
Levy visited the cell room of the Har
rison street police station today and
before the startled lockup keeper had
a chance to Interfere shot through the
bars nl Levy Inflicting a fatal wound
In the building at the time were a
score or more of policemen Mrs
Levy stood in the corridor of the cage
talking In a low voice lo the prisoner
who remained locked In his cell Sud
denly she drew a revolver which had
been concealed beneath her Jacket and
fired
I A prisoner who occupied the cell
with Levy said that Mrs Levy be
trayed no excitement in conversing
with Levy
Are you coming back to me and
the children asked the visitor
I No answered Levy you put mo
here and here I will remain Ton tell
your story to the judge
Mrs Levy then shot her husband
She was taken to the womans an
nex of the station where she became
hysterical
When Mrs Levy obtained the war
rant for her husbands arrest she i
charged that Levy had neglected his I
home for other women and that sho
had to work as a saleswoman to sups j
pot their four children
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EO J KELLY flOES AFTER 11
I TIlE BREWER PEOPLE t
He Refers to Them as Skulking Indians Who Attack a Man From
AmbushDemands the Name of the Author of I
I a Scurrilous Report
I
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George J Kelly today issued tho
following letter directed at the men
t who are writing campaign filth for
Brewer
Ogden Utah Oct 28 1909
My attention has been called to an
article In the Morning Examiner of
October 22nd 1909 which asks me to
explain
explainVhal he knows about Salt Lake
stockade how much stock he had In
the project etc
I did not know thai I was an Issue
In Ibis election nol dld T know that
the Salt Lake stockade was an Issue
but I can assure the citizens of Ogden
that 1 do not own any stock in tho
Salt Luke stockade which Is more
than I can say for some of the active
DEMOCRATS of my acquaintance
The DEMOCRATS are howling
about the mudbllngiiig contest yet
lhc poibiblonlly insist in starling it
A 1 D
DSASTLR
I DSASTLRMARS
Signs of the Obliteration
of All Life on the I
Planet
London Ocl 2SJ1rcsh changes of
an exuaordinary nature iro reported
In Mars by the Journal of the Brit
ish Astronomical association which
says that the planet of mystery dur
ing September was nearer the earth
than at any date since 1892 and ina
favorable position for observation
Tho phenomena observed says tho
I Journal are altogether without par
I allel In the records of the past Vast
m changes have transformed the appear
ance of Mars
A gloomy yellow veil has enshroud
ed immense tracts of the Martian sur
I face obliterating the markings and
changes now In progress on the sur I
I face of Mars are of exceptional in
teresl in low of the theory develop
that Mars is inhabited
ell by Prof Lowell
habited by a race of living beings
He argues that tho canals of Mars
are works constructed by a dying race
menaced by a starvation on a desert
planet lo carry water supplied by
I moiling Icecaps on the poles to waterless
and
erless areas near the equator
I thus raise food
It Is suggested that If the mark
I ings have recently disappeared and
the yellow veil has covered immense
I tracts on the surface there must have
been Homo catastrophe on a gigantic
I scale or some cataclysm that dwarfs
Ilhe most violent earthquakes known
on our planet
It Is Interred that the abnormal
I electric conditions of the sun which
I according to Sir Oliver Lodge the
noted scientist caused the recent
magnetic storm on the earth have
I had a far more terrible Influence on
I Mara
I They may havo unloosed forces it
Is believed which if Prof Lowells
theory concerning life on Mars Is cor
rect may have ended forever the
I Martians struggle for life
I
Kansas Cily Oct 27 Patrick
Iamb arrested In conmotioi with
tilpK > uiiror to which James Mc
Mahon conicystid at Kansas City Kas
yesterday was released from custody
II y the aulhoiltlcK tonight He had
boon taken in tho Kansas Penitentiary
at Lniifiln wltn James and Patrick
llcll lumn for tafe Keeping
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themselves and yell when their oppo
nent replies in kind What have I
done or said that they should attack
me from behind some Democratic
committee like a skulking coyote or
like an Indian from behind a sage
brush seeking to assassinate a mans
character
All I have to say Is I sincerely
regret the mudslinging contest hav
ing been Injected into the n
and I charge the DEMOCRATS with
having precipitated It themselves
that the dragging of my nanie lllto the
fight as It was in that article wa
wholly uncalled for and I challenge
the pusillanimous scurvy cur to come
from behind that sagebrush and say
over his own name that I do now or
ever did own one dollars worth of
stock in my own name or tho name of i
any other person iu the Salt Lake
stockade Signed
GEO J ICBLLY Chairman
NEW GIANT
fIGHTER
Jeffries Pronounces Him
Capable of Winning
Championship
New York Oct 2SWhI10 actively
training here James L Jeffries has
uncovered a likely candidate lo wrest
the heavyweight championship tltlo
of the sociallyelect from Anthony
Drexel Blddlo of Philadelphia who
was first introduced to fame by Phil
adelphia Jack OBrien
The candidate Is Warren Barbour
son of Colonel Barbour the thread
manufacturer and socially prominent
Barbour who says he has challeng
ed Biddle for a finish fight before a
select audience of their friends hlJ1
pened into the gymnasium here while
Jeffries was training and the profes
sional pugilist induced the amateur
to box and wrestle with him Bar
hour who Is 6 feel 3 12 inches In
height and weighs 210 pounds made
such a creditable showing that Jef
fries declared that wilh competent
training ho could win tho profession
al championship of tho world
Now York Oct 28r am glad to
get back to Xow York I have come
all the way from San Francisco to
meet Mr Jeffriea and sign articles
for our battle and I am willing to
make tho match under any fair con
ditions said Jack Johnson the ne
gro heavyweight as he disembarked
from the Twentieth Century limited
from Chicago at tho Grand Central
station this morning
There was a big crowd on hand In
cluding many of his negro friends to
welcome Jeffries rival Johnson was
accompanied by his manager George
Little The two men had some diffi
culty In getting through the crowd
which gathered along tbo station plat
forms and crowded and cheered tho
champion
Johnson grinned from car to ear as
tho crowd gathered around and shook
him by the hand and asked him about
the tight with Jeffries
I hope to meet Jeffries at once
the sooner tho better said Johnson
I never felt bettor except that the
boll on my cheek bothers me some
I weigh about 205 pounds How did
I get that boll 1 guess I have been
living too high
Speaking of the match with Jeffries
I
Continued on Paso Pour

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