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j Fortieth Ye 1rNo 62Prlce Five Cento OGDEN CITY UTAH SATURDAY EVENING MARCH 12 191016 PAGES Entered as Second Claoa Matter at the Postofficc Ogden Utah
1L4C lINT AFFMR BECOMES r ART
fi Of JE BALLINGER NVSTATON
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I Chief Engineer Davis of the Reclamation Ser =
vice Denies the Truth of Many Statements
Made by Secretary BaHinger and Pre =
s1 sident Taft = = ne Is Cross Examined
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Washington March 12 Chief En
gineer Arthur P Davis of the recla
mation service wjo yesterday flatly
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denied the truth of many statements
r nude by Secretary lIullliiRor and Pres
9 r ident Taft and others continued today
ia as the witness hufuru tho Ballinger
< Pinchot investigating committee Mr
Davis was questioned further as to
Inlerxlexrs with Secretary Balllnger
Ho duolarcd that the head of the
I Inter lot dcpaumont hull continued
I constantly to criticise the reclamation
i service and that within the last week
r had told the witness ho thought sala
I ries paid In the service were too high
and that he proposed a now salary
1 scale Mr Davis said thc rumor had
I persisted thai Director Newell was I
Minted li go
1 The witness referred further to the I
Ity jipnhijii the service In some
n111 nitleli In the west I
Senator Sutherland Bought to show
thai murh of the raatlBfaclion was I
duo lo the fact thai on sonic projocs
the original estimate of tho coat of I
j water had boon increased from 20 to I
a a final charge of tL3O an acre Mr
I Paxls admltlod that Ihlo might ho the
cause of some of the discontent
1 Mr Davis aid the engineers of the I
i reclamation service In order to aur
a ceed In their work and In their rela
I tions with land own rn ought to have
It llm earnest support of the secretary of
t the Interior Ho did not feel the Ser
rotary Balllnger had given his support
b to this
l Attorney Popper road Into the roc
h ort a letter recently addressed to lIlt
I house committee on ways and miims
J by Secretary Ballingcr In support of
I the 30000000 bond Issue for recla
V mation work In thlo letter Secretary
+ 1 Blliugcr spoke of the hardships which
I had resulted to qclllers on some of the
project where cooperating agree
i menu had been entered into by for
J iner Secretary Garfield He also
I claimed that Inducements had boon
hold out 10 settlers to come on the
r land and that at Tomes Mont there
had boon erected a large signboard
Ii inviting settlers to come there This
sign included the statement
Settlers can work out their pay
mont
I Mr Balllngcr said he ordered this
ort of tho sign pointed out
I felr Davis contradicted practically
f I > Vry statement In the Balliugcr lei
tfe Ho said he vns with Mr Ballln
J gel when he saw tho sign that no
orders had been given to paint out
i the words and that up to a low
I days ago they had not been painted
+ outMr
Mr Davis said there had been no
cooperative agreement at Tolucu
I and that no such signs lord been
d erected anywhere else and that no
undue Inducement hnd ever been
j paid to settlers to go to the coopera
tive ward
At Volucn the reclamation wovlt
had been completed and there was
more water available than land un
der cultivation The lands were pub
r lic amid It was decided that they
i should be taken up n
A The witness related the sccalled
black tent affair He said that
under orders of Secretary Dalllngcr
B T Perkins of tho Chicago office
ul the reclamation service wont
through the xvotit traveling in a black
I lent to advertise reclamation work
N It came to the attention of service
ofllclftls that Perkins In addition to
t Ktttlns a salary of 3300 a year was
receiving ah allowance of 5UO a
I month from the Harrlman railway
t lines Tho Hill lines protested that
i PorVlus xva coming into their territory
torn
tory and lecturing about projects on
t tho Harrluinn lines
I Mr Davis said he rccommondod
Perkins be dismissed Director ie w
oil did not agree to this at first but
later wrote to Perkins and In a
polite way requested his roslKna
Uori Secretary Balllnger reprimand
q ed Newell for Interfering Ina mat
a ter which was bnlug personally con
ducted by himself
When hlB direct examination had
I
been concluded anti he was being
questioned by member of tho com
jnlttee Mr Davis suddenly remarked
a 1 want It understood Dm I dnllt
i wish to Inilnuatc In anything I have
J said that Secretary Balllnger has
d
Intentionally or consciously done n
wrong act I dont believe ho has
F At the beginning of the afternoon
session Mr Davis told of the dljjsatls
faction among the engineers of the
reclamation service of the unsym
pathetic attitude of tho present sec
r rotary of the Interior In failing to pro
l mom them although recommended
J for promotion by the supervising eng
I noors
r tteCnHo scald It would bo Impossible to
i retain lhrg mon unless they were
f tr nted mor fairly and that one ono
l occasion he had a hard tlmo In pre
vnntlng all the enrlnenrGIn the ser I
f Vic froth roslgnlng in t body ns a
r Potcfct against LhOI mcUtod pursued
by Secretary Balllnger I
i WILLIE GIBBS GETS f DECISiON I
Memphis Tenn March 12 = DY
forcing the flgljt for the last three
I rounds after ho had been ontboxod t
In tho first five Willie Gibba tho I
r Phlladolphla lightweight gaitiqil the
igtertcs decision Ocr Jot OCbnneU i
nt the Memphis Athletic club last1
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I
night OConnells our was torn and
his mouth baJly swollen as the result
I of GIbbs punlflhmont
I IL 0 SETTLES
I
WITH ITS lIEN
Ballmore March 12clue amicable
aellloment last nIght of the contro
versy between the conductors and
trainmen of the Baltimore S Ohio
railroad and the officials of the rond
relative to xvagea anti service condi
tions Is understood to be of far roach
ing importance
A number of roads had been ap
proached by the organization named
with iiopoKltions as to wages mid
service conditions similar to those
laid before the Baltimore S Ohio and
It has been tacitly understood that
nhittvor WAs done by the Baltimore
Ohio would be taken as the basis
of settlement by nil other roads Inter
CHted which Include practically all
railroads cast of the Mississippi rlvrr
Presidents Garretfcon and Leo of the
two organizations representing the
men are busy today preparing a state
ment to he sent cut to the member
of other organl7aMtns showing just
what has boon gained in the fight just
closed I
MA NS
XClUOfD
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Washington March 12Two United
States marines In uniform were de
nied admission to a local theater last
night The tuna at the door prevent
ed their entering and handed them
back the money they had paid for
tholi Nticket8 Explanations wore de
manded but were not given Tho
marines denied ajmission were Cos
poral Edward Powell and Private
Samuel B Atgas of the United States
steamship Mayflower
Tho refusal of admission to the
marines was not the first of Its kind
which had occurred recently al the
same theater A conference was held
yesterday between Uio proprietor and
officer of the navy department The
proprietor told the officers that he ex
cluded them under a rule of the the
ater prohibiting the admission of per
sons conspicuously dressed Ho said
gen President Taft would be ex
cluded If he applied for admission
dressed in a sweater and riding
clothes
Patriotic societies have made an is
sue of the matter and further confer
ences are to bo held pending possible
action on the part of the excluded
sailors
WORlD MARIETS I
WEAI MARKET CAUSED
BY MONEY OUTLOOK
Xew York March lThe light
opening demand for stocks today re
sulted from the weakness oC the clos
ing yesterday The advance in Ameri
can Cotton 011 ran to a point and In
Louisville and Nashville Rock Island
preferred and Big Four large frac
tions
Spnio of the active stocks fluctuated
very rregularly Rcadln and Amal I
gamated Copper covering a range of
abuuta point and unsettling the mar
k l until near 11 oclock when all of
the loader mowi un briskly
Stocks closed irregular and dull
Tho market wns held in restraint by
the growing imcjrtaiuty of the money
outlook A strong advance In Amer
ican Tobacco in the outside market
was used to quiet apprehensions over I
tIle recurrence on Monday of a de
cision In the supreme court of the
United States Covering by shorts I
IluL out yesterday about exhausted
the demand The drift of prices was
imrrow and shifting turning down I
ward at the last and prices
< ended but t
little changed from last night I
Chicago Prcduce
Chicago Mnrch l2BnUer steady
creameries 2Go21c dairies 21a25c
EKgJ easy first 2lc prime firsts
2Sc Cheese steady daisies young
Amorteas and onhonis L1C l2a
1a1c
Chicago Livestock
Chicago March 12 alUeRp
celpts OBtlnnted a 400 market
stccdy Dcwv s 525iJ C30 Texas I
leers Si 75 500 western steers
480 < j > 680 stockers and feeders I
ISOOC035 cows and heifers GStfi I
ttCO cale8 1350650ft 1
Hoge Receipt estimated at 700
market lOtfloC higher JJscht 10 IS
810J0 mixed UOf 105 hMY
UlO560UOO rough 51055fDlo
good tochoice hoavj l07oenoo 1
iils SOGO100 bulk of sties 9 1070
S > 1085 1
Sheep Receipts estimated at 1000
1tsL
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market steady Native 3008810
western 5f 0810 yearlings 47 85
S87o lambs native SaO y900
western SOOigi965
Omaha Livestock
Omaha March 12 Cattle Re
ceipts 300 market steady Native
RICers n50rii cows and heifers
iOOcfC2o western steers 575f
fiiJO stockers and feeders 400 1
GOO calves 100 r 823 bulls stags
etc 1000180
Hogs Receipts ijOOO market 101ii1
1c higher Heavy 1015J 1053
mixed SlOHoftlOlO light 10200
1000 pigs S25950 bulk 10UO
101
Slt ellfiocclpt 2QO market
steady Yearlings 800 875 J wcth
ers S7rnr > 800 ewes 725i5177o
lambH fIOrD5
Chicago Clone
Chicago March 12Whmltiny
11568 July 1D7 September 10US
5101 1J
Corn May CirS July flGlS
GG ll September GG 5S
Oats May J51S July t118 Ser
tcmber 10 3S
Pork Max ° 25S2 July 2575
Lard Mny H70 July lL75
I Ribs May S13G212 July 1310
Farley5001 70o
Sugar and Coffee
New York March 2 Inaw
llrm Muscavado SO test 180 cen
trifugal 90 tosl 13G molasses su
I gar Sf test 5SCJ Relined steady
n treeSpot sloudv No 7 tin
II S No of Santos 9 Me
St Louis Hogs
I SU Louis Maroh 2Ilve hogs
gold at 11 per hundred today This
Is the hghcst price ever recorded
here
Metal Market
New York March 1J No chance
vas reported In the molnl marknts In
dftv Local dealers quote Lake capper I
at 1302 12 Q 138712 electrolytic
1337 1213C2 oaBling1312
II
Q 1325
Tin Weak 322 12 < T220
Load Easy 4G5LtJ5 +
Speller Dull S5C5Tr5 70
Iron Qulot unchanged
SORROWlN
TAfT FAMl
Brotherinlaw of the
President Kills
Himself
Pittsburgh March 12A coroners
report today gave the cause of Ihc
death of Thomas K Laiighlln hroth
crinlaw of President Tall yesterday
as suicide by shooting
Death was first reported as due to
cerebral hemorrhages according to
tho statements of two attending phy
sicians who said they arrived ton
late as death had boon evidently in
stantaneous
According to authoritative Informa
tion Laughlins Ijody was found by
servants In the basement of his home
with a gaping wound in the side of
the head A report of tho death was
not returned to the coroner until last
night when a return was quietly
made and entered by two doctors
For mouths Mr Laughlin had been
a sufferer from nervous trouble
I
Washington March 12 President
Taft will leave this evening for Pitts j
burg where tomorrow he will attend
the funeral of his brotherinlaw Thof
K Laiighlln who tiled late yesterday
at that place Mrr Taft will not ac
company him
COLORED EASTER
EGGS ON SATURDAY I
Free Colored Designs for All Chil
dren of Standard Subscribers
On next Saturday the Standard will
Issue a little Easter Egg Colored Su v
plcmenl exclusively for hp jouni
people Tho supplement has pHulod
upon it designs In dlfToroni colors
which colored portions nro lo be cutout
out with the scissors and wrapped
around an egg and boiled When the
egg is done the paper is romovoj and I
beautiful colored Hauler oggg with de I
signs iu various colors will he tho re i
suit Wo desire to call the attention I
of tho young people to this special I
supploniont as wo have secured it for
their benefit Each subscriber of the
Evening Standard will rccdl v n copy
of thin Easter Egg Supplement and
enough different colored designs an
presented to troika seyon colorol eggs
Full hi8ri MIB1ai1 tglveu on each
Hipplonunt how to do tho wjrk Let
every child watch for this aupphi
mont Let them tko care of it Lt
every head of the family get some
fine eggs In order that the seven de
signs may be practiced and give he
children real Barter eggs with url
oils pretty ilAalgn made by them
selves The colors will show up much
prettier on tho cues Ulan they do In
the supplement
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O street car men Of this city 0
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O Monday night tot < tke up the C5
G subject of striyrig arbltra 0
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O The meeting will last all 0
O night so that early and late 0
O men may have in opportunity O
O to attend J J Thorpe the 0
I O local business agent who pro 0
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I O chief for a mask a lone high O
O wayman yesterday morning 0
G held up six men in a local sa 0
C loon rilled the cash drawer of 0
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O Stanford Conn March 12 0
O George McGulre fil years old 0
G is In the hospital hero with a 0
0 broken back received In a fall 0
O from his porch roof while O
I G walking in his sleep 0
I 0 dreamed that the house 0
O was on fire and that I had to 0
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O While tearing dotS Wn an old G
O barn Frank Kehtle found a 0
O trunk in which wan secreted 0
O 3000 in bills Thc 1Ioperty 0
G formerly belonged to Charles 0
O Golsman an uncle of Mrs 0
O Kohne and It Is thought he O
Chili money 0
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G 12 Bishop Henry W Spell O
O meyer of Si Louis whu was G
G hero presiding over the annual 0
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NEW STRijKE
IIN NEVADA
Stampede Is on in the
Neighborhood of
Los Vegas
San Bernardino Cal March 12
According to ads ict a that reached here
today the lure of Camp Alunlts a neW I
jcene of gold strike near Las Vegas I
Nev Is rapidly depopulating Barstow
The strike is regarded aa valuable
the ore being black aulphlto similar
to thnt found in the richest winos
around Tonopah The ground is said
to have been staked for mlle Every
sort of conveyance i < being Improsbod
into service by the people of Barstow
to take them to the new Hold
I
BLEACtiED FLOUR
CASES DISMISSED
Council Bluffy Iowa March 12
What are known as the bleached
Hour cases woro dismissed In the I
federal court here today by Pierce
Butler special counsel for the govern
ment Four seizure of flour belong
Ing to the Ipdlkfl Milling company of I
Omaha and tho Shnvnco Milling com
pany of Topeka wore involved
TOO OLD TO WORK
SO HEKILLED HIMSELF
Chicago March 12 Silas Tunlso
07 yearn old a bookKouper killed him
self today by slashing his throat with
a razor
1 was getting too old to work
gasped tho dying men
LARAMIES POSTMASTER
Washington March 12Tho Presi
dent today sent to the senate the nom
Ib
IMEN WERE SWINDLED OUT Of LARGE
I SUMS Of MONEY BY MAYBRAY GANG
inntion of Elmer T Debts to bo post
master at Laramlo Wyo
I HE PLAYED THE GM1E
OF SUICIDE TO THE END
I
Chicago March 12 Friends of
Thomas Thome ho actor who com
I milled suicide In his room here yes
terday expressed ho belief last night
I Mint his constant plnylng of hue part
of a reporter whoso assignment was
I a suicide story led 1o his sclfdcstruc
ilon Thornos only relative in Chi
rage Frank Gllinore a cousin could
give no other theory I
As a reporter ho was represented
as going out to cover a suicide and I
bring overwhelmed by the sight jf
death
deathThIEF
TIllEr JU1PED
I V V INTO SALTON SEA
I
I Los Angeles Cal March 12 Pas
sengers arriving here today from
Yuma on a Southern Pacific train
minus watches and other aluablcs
I which are believed lo he at the bottom
of Snit UII sea together with the body
of a robber who drowned himself
rather than submit to arrest
William DorrickMHi a mining man
of Arizona who surprised tho thief
while he was rifliup the clothing of
i the sleeping passengers told of ho
i adveiituie Thi man wart subdued I
with the aid of the Pullman crew said
I Derrlckflun WJiilo the train was
passing ovor the Salton tiestlo the
I
prlBOner smashed a window and leaped
I into the water Thr train was stopped
and hacked to the spot but no trace
of the man could he found I
I TT1icK D
BY ROOSTER
j Aged Woman Was Saved
I by Timely Arrival of
Grand Jaughter
St Louis March 12Mrs Mary
i Relll who Is 73 years old was at
I tacked and seriously Injured by a
game rooster aL her home In Maple
wood yesterday aternoon She was
I
saved from death by the nirival of a
granddaughter Miss Nonotle Lagrand
j who killed the fowl after a battle with
a rile v
Mrs Rollly was taken to a hospital
I aid physicians say her injuries are
serious I
She was attacked from behind and
+
knocked down by the rooster which I
I slashed her face and throat with its
l
spurs
She fought desperately for several i
J ininutOR but hocami unconscious and
he rooster wat > picking at her eyes
when Miss Lcgrand arrived
The rooster then attacked the girl
who lied to the house obtained a
rifle and killed the fowl
NEWSBOY LOSES
V
BOTti HIS LEGS
Chicago March lI1arohl Ham
mond 11 years a ncjvnboy who had
already suffered the loss of his right
I
log In a street car accident lost his
left leg yesterday when he waa I
crushed beneath the wheels of a car I
at North Campbell avenue The lad
was felling papers and by the aid of i
his crutch attempt to Illp the car
while It was In motion Ho was +
J
knocked down and his log foil across j
the rail His leg was amputated at
the hospital
The boy was hurt In almost the
same manner when he lost his right
log
INDIANS VOTE FOR
66 NO SALOONS
Washington March 12 News that
Noz Perec county Idaho voted dry
in its election afow das ago was re
calved with much elation at the bu
reau of Indian affairs It was said the
balance of powor in tub contest rest
ed with the Indians on tho No Perec
Toicrvation and that they hall cast
their votes against the selling of whls
ly In tho county It has heen neces
sary for the bureau to keep n watch
on tho reservation to BOO that liquor
wa not sold to the rod men and V hue
fact that the count was now dry
It was stated would relict the situa
WOWANAeED tion V 106 V I
V V YEARS IS DEAD I
1
Moline Kas March 12 Mrs Anna
Bolcourt aged FOG years died at her
home here today For nearly ninety
years she had been an active worker j
id the Methodist Episcopal church
lJ
Iron and Metal Merchant of Streator 111
I lost 10000 on a Fake Wrestling Match
I = = Farmer Put Up 10000 = = n ftlany Victims
I of the Clever Rogues
Council Bluffs March lThc t
story told on the witness stand by
Jamos Tierney an iron and melril
meichant of Streator III of how he
lost Oooo on a wrestling match In
New Orleans early In 1OS figured
today in the trial of John C Iaybray
and other defendants charged with
extensive swindles
Tlcrnc bitterly denounrcd the de
fendants TIo was induced according
to his testimony to go to Ne Il Or
leans by John C Smith at that time
police magistrate of Streator III and
known to Tlerney many years Smith
Is under Indictment Iii the present I
case
He then detailed the making of the i
book in which nearly 100000 In bets i
I wore registered lie said he was in
duced to loan his own 10000 to
Smith temporarily to make up the
I purse rhen came tlw mntch with the
usual tragic ending one wrestler be
ing badly Injured and ho hurried out
of the city to avoid arrest
I expected the match to be held in
I a fine hall he testified hut they
I pulled It og in an old barn down on
the levee
A S Johnson a farmer living near
Streator told of losing 10000 on n
I wrestling match at South I3enil lad
and Henry Stogsdill of Caboot Mo
said he contributed i00i on a horse
race at Denver
William Scott of Pawnee Okla was
called and Identified two letters ho
wrote to Stogsdill at Caboot urging
him to try the game again i
Porlofflco officials were called at tho
afternoon session In the governments
contention that Maybrny ahd rented a
box in the Council Bluffs postofflcc
and received mail there
STATEMENT OF V
NElYORIL BANK
New York Mnich 2FolloWlh is
the statement of the clearing house
banks for Iho week
Loans 1215191000 Increase
3775200
I Deposits 1245339400 decrease
2783700
I Circulation 18082200 increase
S i200
I Legal tenders 03503500 increase
1789900
I Specie 257818100 decrease
I
3710100 °
I Reserve 321a41 < JOO V decrease I
I
3505000
I Reserve rotiulrcd 311334800 de
creuso 003925
I Surplus 10000750 decrease
I 4892073
I ExU S deposits 10422750 de
crease 4813173
Tho percentage of actual icserve elf
the clearing house hanks today was
25 CL
S C X MEN
RESCUED
Seattle Wash March 12A spe
cial to the Post litelllgencor from
Seward Alaska say s
Worn and exhausted hy almost iu
credible hardships and hearing the
Indelible marks of weeke of battling I
with the icy gala they encountered
four of the dauntless crew of six mcn I
who on January 7 left the wreck qf
the Fnrallon In Cook Inlet and in a I
small rowboat undertook the despot j
ate task of rowing to procure relief
for their companions woro brought 1
Into Seward just before midnight on
the revenue cutter Tahoma which for I
almost throe eels has been search
ing for thorn The Tahoma also j
brings word that the two remaining
members of Iho boat crew nro alive
and safe
The four men on the Tahoma are
Gus Swanson second mate of tho
wrecked Farallon
Charles Peterson seaman
Otto Nelson seaman
Albert Bailey jiussongpr en route
to Kodiak
Tho remaining members are +
Charles Bourne a resident of Meg
nak who is now at Kafilar Bay
Cept Wedding master of the launch
Sea Wolf remained at Kodiak lo take
charge of his craft
Officers of the Tahoma report tor
rlllc gales during almost the entire
time tho tug was out on the scorch
The cutter left Seattle February S
under orders from tho navy depart
ment to mnk a search of the islands
scattered through Cook Inlet in the
hope that the men had mule camp on
some sheltered hoN
On March 7 as the tug was leaving
Karluk straits thus schooner Mattj >
from tyak was spoken and from
this schooner It wits learned that the
boat party had been at Uynk leaving
there two days previous in a dory I
headed for Afognak
rho Tahoma put on full speed and j
reaching Afognnk found the men on
March 7 The vessel then proceeded I
to Kodiak whero Pilot Brown won
dropped Wedding alto loft the Ta
I
i
I homo there to Join his launch the
Sea Wolf
I From the men brought to Seward
a story of hardship and suffering to I
gether with dogged courage almost be
yond belief Is gathered
The little party of six loft the wrcrlc I
at 11 oclock on the morning of Jan
nary 7 with n light but fresh wind
bioxvinr north II j northwestThJs in
creased during the night to a gal < >
that compelled the mon td bench limn
bout for Ursus Cove where thoy j
camped until morning
At daylight with a light northeast i
wind and in a hoaxy snowstorm they V
loft Ursus Cove only to have the wind
suddenly veer around to the north I
west and fast reach the proportions >
of a heavy sail
I At every Interval that could bo
biiatchcd from the toll at the car
the mon wore compelled lo keep bail
ing out the boat With the heavy son
I that was running the little craft was
I fast becoming a mass of Ice and sink
j ing under the elgin
I All six men wore drenched through
1 and through with the spray which in
I tin n froze to Ice until they resembled
animated Icebergs I
I
J
At biindown the boat reached a lit Jj
I tie shelter off Capo Douglas but at y
t the same time ran into a mass of
I heavy pack ice which soon hod till
boat in a sinking condition j
I
They managed to reach dry land at i
1
fapo Douglas but not until tilt boat I j
had sunk under thorn with nearly all
the provisions It carried
The water fortunately was shallow J
and lifter wading to their arm pits in
life Icy water they contrived roach
the shore ice
By this time it had grown dark and
a howling galcwas blowing Swan
son according to the others lost all
courage and threw himself down on
Ihclcivvcrylng thatUiewas freeing
Nelson was snow blind and only
able to grope his way about Wed l
ding vn < so cramped with rheuma I
tism as to be hardly capable of mo
lion V t
At daylight the party managed to
reach the cliff above the beach and
there a makeshift tent was rigged up
and a fire kindled All were terribly i
frostbitten The wind again increased
lo a blizzard and huddled together
lying Hat on the frozen ground they I
passed the next thirtyeight hours
When the wind moderated some
what they set off down the bench and
only two mile from where they had
I spent the night found tho camp of
Michael Pablo P trapper with a
schooner hauled out on the beach Ii
No amount of persuasion would in i
duce Pablo to attempt crossing the
straits Two hundred dollars was of I
J Cored him but Ibis he refused doclar I
I Jug the attempt meant certain death
aa he well know the fury of those wa i
ters In a storm
Fablox however dcurixod himself
of provisions to share with the men
up to ho time he loft them The
part of six remained at the trappers
camp slormbound until February 7
when they started out once more I
Bailey led the war to Kaguak along
the beach with Swanson Peterson
r Bourne and Wedding who were un
able to walk jolloxvlug In a native I
hidurka
Shortly after leaving the camp Nol
son again became onowbllnd and In I
homo way became separated from his
companions nndthough they retraced
their steps to search for him It was
nut until the nevi morning that they
found him Reaching ICaguak th + u
part found an old skiff which they
dug out of the snow and in this they
made their way to Kalliar Bay living
the entire time since leaving the trap
pers camp on xvhalo oil and dried fish
flour
OouAt
At Kafliar Bay they managed to kill I
a seal and this furnished the first
r semblance of fresh meat that had
passed their lips since leaving the
Farallon Hero they decldod to make
an attempt to cross the straits and In VV V
n ICfoot boat they started Bourne
however rot used to take the risk and
wag loft with the natives Tlioy made
the start Feb 22 al G oclock Tho
weather was calm and the sea smooth
and again a gale sprang up and they
just managed to make land at Cape
Ugat their boat being wrecked
Near where they made camp an old
native bldarka was found and after I
moro hardships and Buferlnga they
made their way In this to Ugnrrek vil
lage There they remained storm
bound until March 3 hon in a dory
With two natives they made Afognai
where the Tahoma found them
The Tahoma with the four men I
leaves for Seattle Sunday
APOSTLE CLAWSON VV
t
TO BE PRESEN t +
The monthly meeting of the High 1
priests quorum of Weber Stake will i
convene In the Second ward nicotine j
house Sunday at 1030 t
Apoatlc B Clawson will addres
the meeting Subject Martyrdom of I
Joseph Standing
All members of the quorum are
earnestly requested to be present

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