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OGDEN CITY UTAH SATURDAY Y EVENING FEBRUARY 5 1910J6 PAGES Entered as Second Class Matter at the Poatofllcc Oqdan ut > v
I
G fFORD PINCHOT WIll TESTifY
ON TUt ALASKA COAL lAND fRAUDS
c
Former Head of Forest Service Makes His
First Appearance Before the Ballinger
Congressional Investigating Committee
h Washington Feb 5An unexpected
public session of the BallingerPln
chot congresalonal InvesUgulIng com
mittee was held this morning follow
Ing the receipt from the Interior de
partment of two bundles or documen
tary evidence called for by Mr Bran
dels the attorney reprcscnUng Louis
R GJnvlK
Mr Brandeis had complained yes
terday of the delay of tho Interior
department In forwarding those pa
pers and the committee decided this
morning to dlepopp of them at once
by fixing rules under which they
could bo examined
Following an executive Ms lon qf
an hour Chairman Neleon announced
that tho matter would remain In tho
custody of the clerk Mr Brandeis
remarked that ho had but a row hours
to remain In the city and would like
to begin Inspection of tho papers at
once Chairman Nolson said It would
ho necessary for the clerk first to
make tho schedule Senator Flint
however offered a compromise toy sug
gesting that as fast as the papers were
schorlulcxl they 8hould bo turned over
to tho attorneys This was agreed to
but It was announced hat the attor
neys alone should havo access to tho
jmpcra and that no one else would ho
permuted In tho room while thoy
wero examining them
Mr Brandels said ho would have to
he absent from the city on February
I 11 and n and suggested tljat the
I hearing might RO over until Monday
the 14th Too committee however
f adhered to its purpose to resume tho
t hearings for the 11th
Tho brief session today was marked
I by two Interesting incidents Gifford
Plnchot making his first appearance
I and John J Vortrees of Nashville
making hit first appearance as chlof
counsel for Secretary BalHnger
Mr PlnohoL asked that Nathan A
Sinytbo of NeW York ibe added to tho
t lIst of counsel as his personal reprc
Benuitlvo and that ho bo permitted
I to examine tho papers
Representative Denby questioned
Mr Plnchot as to what angle of the
case his testimony would be directed
The story I have to toll replied
Mr Plnchot is my connection with
conservation
And that includes tho Alaska coal I
land cases and water power sites
Interjected Senator Sutherland
Yea
The committee agreed that Mr Pin I
I chot would not be called until af I
I ter the crossexamination of Mr Gin
vie was concluded and adjournment
was taken until Friday The attorneys
t began an immediate examination of
the papers sent by the Interior depart j
menu I
I bentNDICTD I
IN CUICAGO I
I Conspirators Who De
frauded the City on
a Contract
Chicago Feb 5Four true bills
charging city hall officials with con
piracy 111 connection with the 45000
chub rock scandal were returned
by the count grand Jury today The
men Indicted wore
John Erlcaon city engineer
Michael H McGovcrn contractor
Paul Redieske former deputy com
missioner of public works
f Ralph A Bonnell former assistant
cIr engineer
All of tho above with the excep
tion of trlcFon were Indicted a short
time ago In connection with an al
leged uttompt to defraud tho city of
about 225000 In tho building oi
f Section N of the Lawrence ave I
nue sewer J
Tho shalo rock scandal also was
unearthed In tho construction of
section D of tho same sewer The
< Hy paid the McOovcrn company more
tnan 45000 for a removal of a large
S iiuantlty of socalled shale rock I I
Upon examination by experts It was I
stated that tho shale rock was noth
ing more than hard clay and offered
little obstruction
McGovurn was the contractor In
charge of the construction and tho
luan was paid for the removal of the
rock Bonnell certified that It was
lock and Erlcson approve Bounelln
decision Rcdleake then put his stamp
of approval on the work and the city
lald the money I
Ltttor In the day second Indict
ments wero returned against McCoy
° rn tionncll Rtidleako and seven j
others who were indicted last woolc
In
The other seven men Included
the second Indictment were Otto
Nfeihcff Max Landguth and George
Moore employes of he McGovorn
comapny and Johfi C Parkes Rich
ard Burke John McNlcuols and ° ue
other employe i
Robert Fronn a foreman for the j
McGovorn company who was Indicted I
Inthe
last week wan not Included In
second indictments because it if I
L
srid ho testified before the grand
jury
EXPLOSION
J
IN A MINE
Twelve More Lives Are
Sacrificed in Coal
Industry
Indiana Pa Fob 5An explosion
I caused It is reported by dynamite
tore the timbers and bracing to pieces
and burled twelve men In the lower
levels of mine No2 at Ernest five
miles north of here today Several
men were taken from tho mine burnej
and Injured Rescue parties have as
yet failed to reach the entombed miu
crs
crsFirst reports said that one hundred
I nipn worn In the mine but It develop
ed that but a dozen miners welc below
I ground when tho explosion occurred
Wire communication with the mine
I was lost and details of the disaster
did not reach here until this after I
I noon The explosion occurred at
I nino oclock this morning j
WORLDS MARKETS I
WALL STREET SHOWS
SIGNS OF RECOVERY
New York Feb iTho dealings in
stocks today saw a buoyant rlso la
prices over last nights closing level
The demand from uncovered shorts
played a part in this result which
wag foreshadowed by the previous
rise In Americans In London Amer
ican Smelting rose 1 14 Denver
Rio Grande American locomotive and
Consolidated Gas 1 14 Atchison and
Union Pacific preferred 1 and a con
siderable list of active speculativo
slocks a largo fraction
Amalgamated copper American
Smelting and Consolidated Gos re
acted a point after the opening Tho
rest of the list was well sustained
and a latter vigorous rise In Reading I
and the Hlil stocks carried the whole
market up smartly Great Northern
pfd rose 1 34 tho O certificates 2
Northern Pacific 1 58 Reading 1 12
and a score or more of other stocks
a point or over
The market closed rather easy
Sonic profit taking sales met a re
newed rise In prices and fractional
recessions followed Pullman sold at
an advance of 4 34 Missouri Pad j
fie 2 12 and American Hide and
Leather preferred 2 The reaction
was checked while prices still ruled
above yesterdays closing level
Bank Statement
Now York Feb Following Is the
statement of clearing houso banks for
the week
Loans 112368860 increase 14
211100
Deposits 1251720500 Increase
1J008700
Circulation 50776800 decrease
433000
Legal tenders 69917400 decrease
4079300
Specie 209705600 decrease 10S
100
Reserve 339653000 decrease 4
187700
Reserve required 312930J2G increase
I
crease 2752175
Surplus 26722875 decrease 6
939875 I
ExU S deposits 27711425 de
crease 6956755
Chicago Livestock
Chicago Feb 6cnUlcRecelJta
estimated at 1000 market steady
Beeves 420750 Texas steers
380Q485 western steers 400 i
5S5 stockers and feeders 300
535 cows and heifers 21056G
calves 700 g > 900
llogtf Receipts estimated at 16000 j
market strong Light S10850
mixed 815860 heavy S20j
860 rpugb 820835 good to
choice heavy Si5S60 pigs 0 715
131805 hulk of sales S40 > S55 I
Sheep Receipts estimated at 1000 i
market steady Native 4159640
western i25G50r yearlings 710 I
815 lambs native 650 < 8 > SGO
western a50 < 5 > 365
Chicago Close I
Chicago Feb 5Wheat Fob 111
I 34 May 109 18 July 100 Sept i
91
born Feb 62 May G5 58a3l July
65 31 Sept 65 7S
Oats May 411 11 July 43 11
Sept 40 5S
Pork May 2202 12 July 2192 12
Lard May 1107 12 July 1205
Rlbsj May 1173 July 1172 12a
117
tiarloy Cash 60a70
I Omaha Livestock
I Omaha Feb 5 Cattle > Receipts
I 100 Uncharged Native jtccra 4tOOi
700 cows and heifers 2 50a5 00 west
era steers 525aOoo cows and heifers
00a450 cannera 225a400 stockers
and Icetlers 2SOn530 calves 400a
Son bulls stags etc 2 00n5 00
Hogs Receipts 5000 10 cents
higher Heavy S20aS55 mixed 8 30a
840 light S25u843 pigs 700a775
bulk or sales S30aS5
Sheep receipts 100 Steady Year
lings G30a775 wethors 550a65U
owes 500aGOO lambs 775aS30
eMtal Market
Now York Fob 5With thc ex
changes closed as usual on Suliinlav i
I the metal markets were practical I
nominal Tin was easy Local deal
ers quote Lake copper at 13C2 12a
1375 electrolytic at 1337 l2a350
and casting at 1312 12aI337 12
Lead unchanged Spelter 590a610
Silver 51 12
Chicago Produce
Chicago Feb 5 Butter Easy
creameries 25a29 dairies 23a27
Eggs Easy receipts 4905 cases at
J mark cases Included I9a25 firsts 27
I prime firsts 2S Cheese Steady
daisies nl4 twins 16 34ftl7 young
I Americas 16 l2a38j Longhorns 16 12 I
r34
Sugar
New York Raw sugar quiet mus
covado 89 test 361a367 centrifugal
9G test 414a417 molasses sugar 89
test 339a342 Refined steady
I
NEW RAILROAD IS I
ASSURED Hi IDAHO
Another railroad lino is assured for
Boise and other Idaho towns In the
i filing of articles of incorporation yes
J torday of the Central Idaho Railroad
company olllcercd by local officials of
the Oregon Short Line Railroad com
pany and with W II Bancroft as
president The railroad will be about t
220 miles In length and is capitalized
for 220000 the shares valued at 100
eachOfficers
Officers of the Central Idaho Rail
I road company are W H Bancroft
president and director J A Reeves
I vice prsidcnt and director C H Jen
kinson treasurer G K Smith secre
tary The directors besides Mr Ban
c ft and Mr Reoves are William
Ashton P L Williams and F H
Knickerbocker Headquarters In Utah
will bo maintained at Salt Lake and
Pocatollo will be headquarters for tho
road in Idaho
The cdniany will start its line
from the Oregon Short Line at a sta
tion known as Owinza Ii will run
through Lincoln county northwest
through the Big Wood River valley to
t o divide between the Boise and Bis
Wood rivers then passing through the
city of Boise lo the town of Middle
ton on the Boise river and then on
to Payetto Canyon county where the
I branch line will again connect with
I the Short Line
That the Central Idaho company
will be but a branch of the Oregon
Short Line and controlled by the gen
eral policies of this company is be
lieved from the fact that all of tho
officers and directors are prominent
officials of tho Short Line In Salt
Lake and that W H Bancroft as
trustee holds 2195 shares of stock
of the new railroad company repre
senting 219500 of the total capital
ization of 220000
In the 220 miles of the new line
Lincoln Blalnc Elmorc Ada and
Canyon counties will be traversed It
has been known for some time that
the new road would be a matter of
the very near future but the filing of
the articles of Incorporation assures
Us construction during 1910 and 1911
OFFICE TO
CLOSE AT
NOON
BOARD OF EDUCATION CHANGES
THE SATURDAY HOURS
Two Members of Board Are Out of the
City and Important Business Is
Deferred
The plans for the uructiun of a new
school house at the corner of Indian
avenue and Twentythird street wac
not considered by the board of edu
cation at Its mooting last night be
cause both Mr Wlllliains and Mr
PlHgroo of the board were not present
The gcntlcment aro out of the city
on business
The report of the finance commit
tee showed that there is cash on
hand in tho treasury amounting to
310872 17
Dr Coulter of the sanitary commit
tee reported that five new cases of
scarlet fever and three of smallpox I
had been reported among the school
children since tho last report was
made f I
The report of receipts and dis
bursements for the month ending Jan
uary 30th was made by the treas
uror as follows I
Receipts J544112S
DlHburaemcntg 921578
Balance on hand 3619550
Monthly clulms Amounting to 800
were considered and allowed and war
rants ordered Issued for the several
amounts Efillmates on the now high
school bulldlns amounting to 325UU I
wore also considered and allowed and
ordered paid
The board decided that the office of
the board of ciducntlpn should close
at 12 dock every Saturday
DANCING IS POPULAR
Washington Feb 5 Danclng Is a
diversion newly popularly associated I
J
u
with grcatncBB either of position or
of physical confirmation with the
septiiRCsImal ageIut the need for a
revision of the general vlow was demo
tnstrated last evening at the recep
tion given by Senator Depcw of New
York at his homoln this city In honor
of the Republican Editorial associa
tion of his state President Taft and
Speaker Cannon were among those
who danced thereby showlnc that
one must not necessarily be of less
estate than a prdsldOnt or the less
avordupols than whalovor that may
be to what Mr Taft confesses or of
the tender years of a debutante In or
der to fully enjoy the delights of a
waltz
J
Mr Taft enlarged that gradually
Increasing circle of those who have
had the honor to jdanco with the
I president by choosing for his partner
Mian Pauldlng niece of Senator De
pew To the Alluring strains of tho
Merry Widow waltz they floated
several times about f tho room and
later Mr Taft requested and was
granted a dance with Miss McArthur
a daughter of one of the visiting
newspaper men
I SUOCKING
DISCOVERY
Evidence of a Woman
Being Murdered on
a Mountain
6
I San Francisco Feb Evidence of
a shocking rnunler on the slopes of
Mount TatnalpaiSy was discovered yes
terday by Coroner Sawyer of Marin
county The skeleton of an unknown
woman which was gecn a few days
ago by two San Francisco men was
found btho coroner lying In tho
brush which cover tho steep side of
the mountain
Apparently the skeleton was that
of a young woman who hail been beat
on to death whll6 fighting for hor 1
life The face and front of the skull
had heon crushed with a twenty
pound stone which was lying near by
The woman was handsomely dress
ed and a gold watch and bracelet were
found near the skeleton The hair
hair of the skull is a gloss blond
and the teeth are perfect
I
No Identification marks can be
found on any of the clothing some of
which boara San Francisco trade
marks
The police hero have no record of
dluappcnranco of anyone answer
ing the descriptionof the dead wo
man
OUR COD GOES TO SLEEP
If commonly accepted Ideas of God
are true the very first task of the
new age is to wake God up Tho pul
pit editorial at the Congregational
church Sunday evening will discuss
the probable effects of a militant Idea
of God The sermon is the second In
the series upon The Reconstruction
of Belief
The JolIowIngvmuBlcal program has
beon arranged
Prelude Song Without Words
Mendelssohn
Miss Webster
Trio Twilight Franz Abt
Mrs Cassidy Miss Canady and
Miss Hendorshot
Cello offertory CalvaryRodnoy
Mr Austin Sooy
Postlude Fraternal March Lindsay
Miss Webster
DOCTOR HAS A REPETITION
OF A MISFORTUNE
Washington Penn Feb 5WI1C
Dr David Bemus horse limped into
West Mlildleton with a battered
buggy a party went in search of the
doctor He was found unconscious
In a snow drift several miles from
his home with a broken leg His
horse had run awn while ho was
making his round of visits
It was tho same time two years ago
at the same spot that the same horse
throw him and he broke the same
leg in tho name place
JUDGE EASY
ON YOUNG
FELLOW
In the criminal division of the Mu
nicipal court this morning Judge Miir
phy rendered a decision In the caso
of the State against Frank Murray
alias Frank Murphy ordering the de
fendant held to await the action of
the district court The bond was fix
ed at 500 hut the Judge stated that
If It met tho approval of the county
attorney the bond wight be reduced
to 250
The young man was charged with
forging the name of Frank French of
Salt Lake to a check drawn In tho I
defendants favor for 520 on tho 7th
of January At the preliminary hear
ing which was hold last week the
testimony showed that Murray pre I
sented the check to B Cohen on low
er Twentyfifth street In payment for
an overcoat receiving 8 In change <
The ovorcoat was returned to the
clothier and the 8 paid back after J
tho arrest of Murray j
In renderingtho decision the court
stated that all the leniency within Its
power and discretion would be extend
ed to the young man and that the
order of tho court would bo that he
he hound over to the district court on
the charge of Issuing n fictitious check I
the penalty for which la less than I
i
lor forgery
did not I
Walter Nelson niaky an ap
pearance In the Municipal court this
1 morning on the charge of vagrancy I
and his ball of p9 r was declarer for
itHod
9
1i
BG STRIKE
IS IN SIGHT
Bituminous Coal Miners
Will Stop Work 1
April 1
I
Toledo 0 Feb President Lowte
of the United Mine Workers said to i
day that there would he a general
suspension of work in tho bituminous
Holds of the country on April 1 if
agreements on the wage schedule j
wore npt reached by that date
I
This wilt not include Canada and
four western states in which the
present contracts do not expire April
1 according to Petor Patterson of
Fernie B C a member of the inter
national executive board of tho Unit
ed Mine Workers
This board mQt hero today Presi
dent Lewis having notified the mem i
bers when the wage conference ad
journed last night In a deadlock over
the admission of the Illinois miners I
Lewis said the situation In the cen
tral competitive field would not ho
considered and that no statement
would be given out after tho meet I
ing
The situation as it now stands will
bo taken up by mo Individually ho
saidThe
The four states cxcepted are Colo
rado Montana Washington and Wyo
ming In those states contracts do
not explro until September 10 In
British Columbia and Alberta con
tracts continue until April 1 1911
Nova Scotia will not bo Involved In
the strike
We will not violate our agreements
with tho operators sold Mr Patter
I son and new contracts cannot bo
I negotiated until the present ones ex
pire
I
Indiana Pa Feb 6W G Rich
I
ards national statistician of the Unit
ed Mine Workers said today that a
National convention of the minors
probably would be called to moot be
fore April 10 to reconsider the Instruc
tions of the Indianapolis convention
THEY FEAR
POISONING
People of a Village Are
Preparing for an
Exodus
I
Ooonto Wis Feb 5That the vil
lage of Suring IB destined to be wiped I
out by poison now is the fear of ev I
ery pqraon In that little lumbering
town Iii the northwest part of this
county where Thursday the threeyear
old daughter of Nels Nolson died
nltOi1 eating poisoned candy left on I
Uic doorstep The work is supposed
lo be that of a demented woman but j
the woman suspected has not been i
shown as yet to havo had any hand I
in the murder of the child I
Tho poisoning follows the sending I
out lust year to the best known peo
ple of the village a series of letters
In which it was promised that tho
writer would poison every person In I
the place
Tho people arc preparing to move
If there Is another case of poisoning
Tho village has a population of 200
The district attorney Is Investigat
ing the poisoning
COL ANDREWS DEAD
Washington Feb 5Coolnel West
Icy R Andrews private secretary to
Senator Penrose and chairman of the
Republican state committee of Penn
sylvania dlod at his home here to
day of pneumonia
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SPECTACULAR FIRE
Now York Feb 5A spectacular
fire which broke out early today on a
Sonthorn Pacific steamship pier In the
North river was flooded out after an
hours Jiard work by firemen working
from both land and water From the
street the now high water pressure
apparatus throw thousands of gallons
of water a minute over tho morchan
disc stored In tho plor and this flood
was augmented by streams six InchcB
thick burled In broadsides from tho
nozzles of the citys fire boats
SCORE OF VICTIMS STILL
IN THE PRIMERO MINE
Primcro Colo Fob 5Four more
bodies wore recovered last night in
the Prlniero mine The total num
I ber now recovered Is fiftyfive Res
cuing parties have been through near
ly all parts of the mine whore tho
I men wero working at the lime of the I
explosion last Monday and believe no
moro bodies will be found uncovered
It will require at least a month to
clear tho mine of debris which It Is I
believed forms the grave of probably
I a score of victims Two of tho bod
I ies recovered last night wero those
of Americans J TV Hosklns and W
H Plnnoll
WORSE THAN
SlAVf TRADE
Babies Are Disposed of
in Los Angeles by
Hundreds
Los Angeles Feb 6Tbo trade
In babies In this state is worse than
the slave trade declared Mrs Kato
Millar Barrett of Washington D C
president of the National Florence
Crlttenton mission In commencing
yesterday upon the recent Wilson
quadruples case wherein the Wilson
woman deceived oven her husband I
and mothornllaw Into the belief that
she had given birth to four child
ren
This case said Mr Barrett has
created a sensation because of Its
unique features but she continued
If the four babies had been taken
by as many women nothing would
have been thought of it It has beon
shown through this one exposure that
more than 300 Infants have been dis
posed of by a single maternity home
Iri Los Angeles
Mrs Barrett advocates for Califor
nia a law similar to those of east
ern stales regulating maternity has
1111B
Mrsn3arrett s In Los Angeles on
business connected with the Crltteu
ton mission
ENGINE COMPANY CHASED
AFTER A FIRE
New York Feb 5 Members of en
gine company No 33 never knew what
chasIng a fire really meant until last
night when they answered a call
from Broadway and 138th street
When the engine arrived on the spot
tho firo was at 141st street and was
still going north Its three blocks
up shouted a driver when they reach
1 ed tho 141st street corner It was
i overtaken at 147th street and ex
I tinguished
j The blaze was a load of rags and
j paper on a peddlers wagon Mis
chievous boys had touched a match to
I the load while the peddler was In a
I store Tho horse alarmed by the
I flames scorching his tall had started
drlvcrlCHS on a run up Broadway
I
I
BUILDING NEW WIRELESS
TELEGRAPH STATION
New York Feb 5Wm Marconi
the Inventor of wireless telegraphy
has arrived in New York from Eng
land on his way to Cape Breton
where he will superintend tbe erection I
of a new power station to replace that
destroyed by fire last night
I
SERMONS ON
I
MODERN
I NOVELS
I While the modern novel usually
may be of a ery trashy stamp there
are four published last year that arc
creating a profound Interest and by
i their very vivid and plain portrayal
of national slits will do today some
thing of the work Uncle roms Cab
in did years ngo
One of these A Certain Rich Man
I a Kansas story and by a Kansas
author Is creating much Interest to
da >
The attention of the thinking and
reading world has been during tho
I past few years often called to tho
fact that the pulpit no longer waq
the sole evangelizing force for tho
gospel The modern writer of cur
I rent literature has oftimos given the
world a sermon in fiction that has
rinchw far more souls than any pul
pit utterance Much attention has
been callcn to Tho Servant In the
I House There have recently been
istmcd by wollkuown American writ
ore preaching novels of great power
which deal with vital American sins
During the four Sunday nights of
F bnlnr four leading national alas
Iz avarice worldliness homo Infi
delity and class hate will bo the
themes for confederation at the even
ing service In tho First Presbyterian
church Sunday night the sin of av
mice selfishness anti grasping greed
will bo considered and Wlljlam Allen
Whites A Certain Rich Man pub
lished last October and commonly
called the years host book will fur
nish the Illustration The services
will commence u 7HO aiul thore will
be special mubic each night
n
DISCOVERY
Of GOLD
Has Been Made in the
Republic of
Liberia
Washington Fob iGold and dia
monds have been discovered In LI
1 erla about 30 miles from the coast
according to a report to this govern
ment by Charge dAffalrcs Goo W
ISllis of Monrovia In his roper
thp charge Ja s
he discoverer called at ibis con
sulate general with a quantity of the
metal which ho had obtained near the
settlements together with photo
graphs showing himself and the na
tives at work He also had a dia
mond In the rough found la the same
section
The discoverer has been engaged
for the last few months in gold wash
ing in Motaerrado county about CO
miles from Monrovia The gold lias
been recovered from the beds of small
streams although the discoverer has
located tho metal In tho larger
streams In 13 days at a cost of
about 15 ho secured 5760 worth of
gold according to his submitted state
meat and with skilled labor and up
i todate apparatus tho product could
be greatly Increased
There would seem to be just now
ar opportunity for American capital
to enter this phase of development ot
Liberia and this action should not be
telayed as Europeans are working
hard to get all mining rights of tho
icpubllc
GRIEf Of
A MOTHER
Woman Tries to Throw
Herself from a
Train
NPuob1o Colo Eob5 CrnzedJ by
the discover that her throeyearold
daughter was dead in her arras Mrs
Franlz White wife of a rancher of
I I Fillmore Cal tried to brow herself
from tho car window on the Denver
i Rio Grande California limited train
I as It was coming into Pueblo this
I morning
I The woman was forcibly restrained
by the passengers and conductor and
held In her scat until she could be
turned over to the police here
She was taken to a hotel here and
placed under a physicians care Sho
triow to hrow herself rom the hotel
window and finally opiates were giv
en her Her condition Is critical
TRAINS FOR THE NEW
CAMP OF JARBIDGE
To carry the hundreds of prospect
ors who aro rushing to Jnrbldge the
new gold mining camp In northern
Nevada the Oregon Short Line will
Install a trlwcekly service beginning
Monday on Its new branch line south
from Twin Falls to Holllster This
line was built last summer but was
never put Into operation However
three trains will be run every week
during the winter and as business Im
proves a more regular service will he
established
As there Is no way of getting into
the Jarbldgo district from the south
during the winter Twin Falls is be
ling thickly populated by men who
have caught the favor that broke out
I with the discoveiy of gold at Trr
bldge not long ago The excitement
In that district Is intone and al
II ihoush the winter Is severe the camp
is growing fast
Trains will leave Twin Falls at 7
oclock In the morning each Monday
Wednesday and Friday and will
reach Holllsler In time to connect
with tho stage at Jnrbidge Tho stage
Hue service will be Inaugurated at
the time the trains are put in opera
tion
I
CARPENTER LET HIMSELF
DROP SIX STORIES
I New York Feb DPatrlck Diskln
a carpenter who recently came to New
York from tho wost Is In the Leban
on hospital because he deliberately
sawed off the end of the leg on which
he was seated six stories above tim
ground There Is something surpris
ing in the fact that Diskin Is appar
ently not seriously injured
Diskin had been ordered to saw
oft the end of tho log which projected
from a window over the street Ho
went up got out on the end of tho
beam and carefully sawed it In two
between himself and the window Ha
and tho end of the log fell together to
the pavement Neither was hurt
much The beam was a little bruis
ed on one corner and Patrick was
unconscious from a couplo of scalp
wounds
When asked today why hj had done
such a thing Diskin replied In souia
heat Sure them was mo orders
I
WOMEN IN HAWAIIAN I
ISLANDS WANT TO VOTI
New York Fob 5 The hcndquar
ters of the American suftragclletf
hero have received an application
from Hawaii for associate mem buy
ship The application IB from an or
Kanlation of women In TIawnll which
is planning misado throughout lie
nichipolagu with the obpcct of olnaln
lug totes for women In the Sandwich
Islands

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