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J OGDEN CITY UTAH WFnNPSDAY EVENING MARCH 23 1910 Entered an Second Class Matter at the Poet o fflce odder Utah
< Automobile in Which They Were Riding Was
Struck by a Trolley Car and Demolished
j = = = Chauffeur and itlotorman Arrested
a = Gen Wood Deeply Shocked
Washington March 3lajor Con
i oral J Franklin Boll chief of staff of
the army was badly but probably not
dangerously Injured and Mrs Her
bert J Slocum wJfo of Major Slocnm
f of the Seventh cavalry was almost
Instantly killed early today In a col
JIglon of their automobile with a I
trolley car on tho Tonallytown road
In the northwest outskirts of this
city General Boll suffered ono rib
broken a bad scalp wound and Severn
bruises The chauffeur was uninjured
Mrs Slocum was visiting her slater
Mrs H T Green In this city and
vcaterday went to Fort Myer to lslt
general and Mrs Bell It was on the
way back to the city that the collision
The only occupants of the car were
I General Bell Mrs Slocum and the
hotiTnllr I
Thc Tenallytown road officially
I known as Wisconsin avenue runs
north from Georgetown through the
westerly environments of the city
ud Is a favorite route for automo
t biles
r Crossing the Georgetown bridge
I near Fort Myer the car turned north
r In Wisconsin avenue and wns about
t to turn cant at Gai field street when
j the collision occurred
I The fastmoving trolley car com
r pletclj demolished the automobile
Mrs Slocum struck on her head It
was Been that nor condition was seri
ous nnd she was placed aboard a
trolley car and taken to a hospital
i After having gone some distance in
the car she Will transferred to an au
tomobile and taken to Georgetown
University hospital At the hospital
the surgeon pronounced Mrs Slocum
General Bell was also thought to bo
In a serious condition A passing au
tomobile was hailed and the general
was placed In It and hurried to the
pasuiioapltal at Fort Myer The sur
Fgeons 1foindlle was suffering from
contusions of the ches jipata scalp
wound I
> The post surgeon Major John H
Allen said at first that no bones were
broken and that as far as had been
ascertained In a hurried examination
there were no Internal Injuries A
later examination however disclosed
that one of the generals ribs was
broken After his wounds were
dressed the general was removed to
his home
Chauffeur Ward was unhurt He
was arrested with the motorman and
conductor of the trolley car
According to the account of the ac
cident given by Ward the objective
point was the naval observatory
Whllo proceeding alone Wisconsin av
colic General Bell ordered him to
turn Into Garfield street Llttlo time
was available for making the turn
and the chauffeur steered his machine
across the tracks without glancing
hack to sec If any cars were ap I
proaching When the machine was
about twothirds across tho first track
a southbound car struck It
The automobile wan hurled against
the trolley pole and turned over Gen
oral Bell was thrown out Ward was
Pinned under the front of the car hut
managed to extricate himself Mrs
Slocum was crushed under tho body
of the car
I Blooding about thC hands and head
I j General Bell directed the passengers
on the cap and others In lifting the
I automobile from the Injured wnioau
W J Splngbaugh the luolorinnu of i
the car said ho had slowed down for
l ho Massachusetts avenue crossing
j and was running at not more than
moron miles an hour
I New York March 23 Gen
eral Leonard Wood who wns slated
to succeed Genoral Bell as chief of
staff of teh army on April 22 was
litoply shocked today when Infqrmed
it the accident at Washington
It Is probable that General Wood
In he event of General Hell being In
capacitated will go to Washington
Immediately and assume the adminis
tration of the firm
Mrs StevonBSlocum Is now In tho
vpfcl with Mrs Sage but they arc on
their way home
Mrs Herbert Slocum went to
Washington only a few days apo to
II visit General Bell and his faintly
I sad General Wood today She took
her two little sons with her She
I was a Miss Brandeth of the Now York
I family The entire army will regret
I her death She was ono of the finest
and moRt lovable women I ever knew
I und she enjoyed tho esteem of all
Of courfio my plann nre not set
tled If General Boll cannot recover
I may go to Washington at once I
will send Major Slocum to Washing
i ton Immediately
Washington March 23 Comptrol
ler Traccwell has rendered a decision
growing out of the disappearance of
the crow of the whaleboat of tho gun
boat Marietta while tho latter was
stationed In Costa RIcan waters last
A race was arranged between tho
gig and the whaleboat Bud weather
however overtook them before It was
finished the gig reaching the vessel
safely but tho whaleboat with its
crew of five man disappeared from
sight The latter was picked up DC
comber IIi on the shore near Colon
There was no trace of tho men
The comptroller was asked if tho I
naval authorities had the right to pay
to the beneficiary of Francis S Ja k I
son ono of the
seamen aboard the
whaleboat the six months pay al
lowed by law In such cases He held I
to the contrary because death had
not heen proven although tho proba I
bility of It was strong The men from I
the boat he suggested might have
reached shore and gone Into tho In
terior with or without the Intention I
of rejoining the ship It also wns
possible they were picked up by a
sailing vessel If the men arc not
heard from by Docnmhor 1 ho rata
I troller added and the matter of pay
mont should be again submitted he
will consider the question
Chicago March 23 Sidewalk roller
skating took Its place besides marbles
and jumping the rope as an accepted
and popular Institution yesterday
when the protests of citizens wore
defeated by the decision of Chief of
Police Steward Instead of denouncing
the practice of the jotmustcrs the
official defended the sport and said It
would take a concerted campaign on
the part of many people to make him
ordor the children off the streets
I like to dec ltJ > said Chief Stew
ard So far as I am concerned the
children may skate all they want to
anywhere In the city
eV York March I2t The high i
coat of Hvlnc will be fclrjby ho house
wife in a new spot at the time of
spring housecleaning this year Lin
seed oil for which a variety of uses
are found at the annual cleanup has
Jumped to 77 cents a gallon wholo
Half a record price showing an ad
vance of more than llfty per cent I
over last years rate Still higher
prices are predicted
As a result of the advance In lin
seed oil paints floor oil and furniture
oils will score a similar rise and the
hoiiBowifi who wishes to put new
llncolum on the floors will have to
pay moro for It than over before be
cause linseed oil Is used In large quan
tities In Its manufacture
Washington March 23 President
Taft after a six days absence from
Washington returned this morning
reaching the union station at 710
a m AB the President was somewhat
fatigued from the Journey ho did not
leave his private car until S oclock
Metal Market
New York March 23 Copper dull
standard spot and May 12 OOalS 12 12
Load dull spot ina430 Silver I
Oxford Team Too Fast I
For the Men of
Light Blue
Putney England March 3Oxford
defeated Cambridge In the annual
boat raco today by three lengths
Oxford defeated Cambridge In tho
annual eightoared rowing race over
the championship course from Putney
to Mortlako In easy fashion today by
three nnd onehalf lengths The tlmo
was 20 minutes 11 seconds Last
year Oxford won by ten and onc half
lengths In 19 minutes and 50 sec
For tho first mllo the light blue put
up a good fight but thereafter the
raco wns n procession
Tho annual race was never rowed
under more favorable weather condi
tions It was a Perfect spring day
thy dun shining brilliantly while there
wan hardly a ripple on tho Thames
There was practically no choice In
The Oxonians were holY favorites
In the betting having the advantage
of 33 pounds III weight
Cambridge won the toss and choso
the Middlesex shore but the condi
Ions were such that there was prac
tically no advantage
The crows wore sent away to a
splendid start and with a slightly
quicker stroke the light blue forced
tho nose of their shell In front
The boats however had hardly CO
red a dozen yards boforo tho Oxo
nians drew up nnd at the half mile
held a slight lead Rounding tho
I curve Cambridge having the advan
ago of the Inside position overhauled
the Oxonians and gained a lead of
I nearly a quarter length at Crabtrce
j i Just beyond the mile post
I At this point Oxford quickened tho
stroke and passing Harrods had al
most regained even terms Gradually
thp shell of the dark plush forged to
the front and shooting under Ham
meraniitii bridge was time best part
of a boat length In front lime light
blues had evidently shot their bolt
and the Oxonians settled down to the
long steady stroke which had mad
them such faorltes throughout tho
training period
Rowing Z4 strokes to the minute
the Oxonians steadily drew away and
hind daylight between the boats before
Thorney Crofts was reached
Todays was the sixtyseventh Ox
foidCambrldge crew race Oxford
nas now won 3G contests and Cam
bridge 30 In 18S7 the race ended
In a dead heat The fastest lime on
record Is 18 minutes 17 seconds made
by Oxford In 1S9S by Cambridge 1900
Prize Fighter Is Held
Under Bond for
I Now York March 23 Jack John
Bon the negro pugilist wa placed m
dcr a bond of 6000 and committed to
tho Tombs prison until the ball Is
forthcoming when the case In which
he Is charged with assaulting Norman
PInder a diminutive negro In an up
town cafe came up boforo Judge Mul
queen in the general sessions court
The big pugilist had been under
1500 ball before It was Increased to
5000 today While process servers
were hunting for Plndor today much
doubt existed as to whether the long
anticipated trial set for Monday on
the assault charge would be held
Failure to bring the case to trial
today would cause It to go over to
OiOIIi <
T n ight Wednesday
Next to the Court House 800 p m
I r
the April term of court about the
time Johnson expects to begin prep
aration for the final stages of his
training for the championship fight
with Jeffries
Johnson today denied emphatically
that thorn had been any break be
tween him and Jack Gleason one of
the light promoters because of John
sons unwillingness to begin training
ninety days before the big flghL The
fighter said
tTnlss I got theatrical bookings
for my show In Denver and Los An
geles for the last two week In April
Ill stay In Chicago until May 1 Then
Ill move out to Seal Hock house In
San Francisco whore Im going to do
all my heavy work for the fight
Thats the best thoyJl get out of me
Im in training right now and I took
off a good many pounds lately by road
Norman PInder the complainant in
the case did not appear and Judge
Mulquccn declared his court was be
ing trilled with After committing
Johnson to tho Tombs the court Is
sued bench warrant for
n PInders r
Santa Cruz Cal March 23All ar
rangements for tho training quarters
for Jeffries at the Rowardennan were
completed today and contracts signed
Work will be rushed In placing the
quarters Inreadiness as Jeffries and
a corps of trainers will reach Santa
Cruz April 1 A contract baa boon
let for the construction of a handball
court and provisions for boating will
bo made by the construction of a I
largo dam In San IXJrenrc river form
ing a small lap
I It Is reported that SUn Langford
may be added to Jetfris list of spurr
ing partners
1 i
Salt Lake March 2 i By the pur
chase of 4JTOO acres in Tooele county
T n and Will b Ellet heck have com
pleted the first step in a mammoth
industrial concern of tho future The
land In Situated west of Grautsvlllo
and on the lino of the new Western
Pacific railroad lately completed be
tween Salt lake and San Francisco
Its value is found In the fact that It
Is filled wIth economlp material In
cluding tho finest and almost Incx
hauHtible beds of clay Ho be found In
I the country As the pen wore the
original promoters of the successful
Utah Fire Clay compaity they posses
I a thorough knowledge pf clay Its gee
logical formation aj neIl as Its value
and they hare been quietly at work
procuring samples vrljlch have been
manufactured Into sever pipe terra
COlin facings facing I brick paving
brick and various ojller marketable
articles with the result that In each
case the finished projjuct has more
than come up to their expectations
Newton X J March 2tA com
mittee appointed by thja First Prcsby
torlan church of this place to find the
mlgchlouS boy who wag supposed to
have climbed the 150foot pin of the
church and removed thcllg gilt ball
that surrounded It has Just reported
Its findings exonerating the youth of
tho town The committee declares
that a bolt of lightning was respon
sible for tho disappearance of the
ornament Some one was found by
the committee who sa the bolt strike
the mass of metal onej afternoon re
cently I
j The ball fell from Its place a molten
mass and burned up before it reached
the ground The spire bears no marks
of the lightning
Hindus and Other For
eign Workmen May
Be Driven Out w
Portland Ore Marcfi 23 = Although
no deem onstratlgn has taken place in
St John a suburb of this city since
the mob of 200 white men attacked
the Hindu workmen employed In the
lumber mills Monday night there are
fears that the worst of the trouble is
yet to come
Today tho mill owners have an
nounced that the Hindus will be put
back to work This announcement
came on the top of wholesale arrests
of men whom the Hindus alleged
were Implicated In the riot The au
thorities are now being criticised for
these arrests
Threats have been made that if the
mills persist In putting the Hindus to
work that Hindus as well as a colony
of Greek and Italian laborers would
be driven from town
So far as the Hindus are concerned
they are not considered likely to offer
anv resistance Tho Italians aud
Greeks however are declared to bo
well armed and prepared for an as
sault on their camp It Is the fear
I that n mob will came Into conflict I
with the Europeans that causes ap
Doth the state and village authori
ties have the town well patrolled and
they claim to be able to suppress any
gathering that ohows signs of tur
Detroit Mich March 2The com
I mon council of Detroit last night end
ed a nineyear controversy by voting
to accept Andrew Cnrnejies offer of I
75000 for a new central library
building and branch libraries
In 1901 the offer was accepted bv
popular vote but twice since that
lime It was voted down
Plltsburg March 23 Stanley
Ketchel middleweight champion of
tho world IK to ho met at the Du
quesno Gafdcns herotonight by Frank
Klaus the local aspirant for the title
In a sixround bmiU The fight has
boon twlco delayed by > Ketchel on ex
cuse ft not being condition Today
both men were officially declared I
within the weight limit of 60 pounds
Klau tlrplng the scale at 157 12 and I
Kotchel at 159 Each man boasted of
having been In limo beat of trim The
fight docs not Involve tilt title but a
good showing by tho young Pitts
burger will likely put him in line lor
a finish fight nn the Pacific roast I
Jack McGuigan of Phlladclprla I
It to referee the fight tonight under
the rule of clean breaks at the re
frcl Command
Los Angeles CaL March 2Patll
Lange of Atlantic City N J started I
a trnnsconllncntal walk back to his
homo today He walked from New
York to San Francisco In Jf0 days
last fall but on the way cant has
made a schedule which calls for the
completion of the Journey In elhty
live days He will have to cover more
than forty miles n day to do IL He
will follow tho trail of Vston for the
greater portion of the journey
Detroit Mich March 23DeSIJlte
the fact that John Jackson of Port
Huron had been awarded a Carnegie
medal for having saved fourteen lives
he was unable to rescue his own wife
from drowning in the Black river last
night The woman nad been 111 for
three weeks and in the nurses ab
sence from the room ran to the river
and Jumped Jackson followed and j
sulccedcd In grasping his wife by the I I
wrist but could not retain his hold
Tho water was twenty feN deep
Massachusetts Supreme
Court Makes Impor
tant Decision
Boston March 3The statute of
lie commonwealth which demands
I that all milk offered for sale In the
state must contain not less than 1215
per cent of milk solids and not less
than 335 per cent of fat or else Is
not of good quality has been declared
constitutional by the full bench of the I
Supreme court
The decision carne as a result of an
appeal brought by three Concord farm I
ers who weru found guilty of having
for sale milk which contained hut
11 Co ncr cent of milk solids
Time appeal was made as a test case
the farmoro maintaining that they
could show that the milk in their pos
session was nutritious and not inju
Chicago March 3Carl Orthmann
10 years old killed himself In a room
at oOi Stale street by inhaling Illumi
nating gas Ho had only 22 cents was
without employment and hunger and
further deprivation stared him In tho
A letter ho loft hinted al Intrigue
and plots of which ho was the In
tended victim and named Emperor
William of Germany as having treated
him unjustly
In another noto Orthmann requested
that the letter bo forwarded to his sla
ter Miss Elizabeth Orthmann of Now
York City
When ho routed time room where ho
look his life Orthmann said ho lint
Just arrived from California
San Francisco March 3Lctters
found In the possession of August
Iegnor a bartender who was arrested
hero Saturday by the federal authori
ties for having opium In his ssos
slon have placed Information In the
hands of tho customs Inspectors that
discloses a carefully operated system
between thin city and points in Mex
ico by which the opiate is smuggled
Into this country According to the
officials tbo loiters contain tho names
of certain local men who were re I
garded by the operators as being per
sons through which tho traffic could
bo conducted In safety
Chicago March 2Two women
were Injured two men narrowly es I
caped death and an automobile was j
smashed to pieces early this morning
In a collision between tho machine i
and the Indiana avenue street car at
Wnbaeu avenue and Adams street I
The Injured women are Ida La Salle
and May Van Bergen and at St
Lulicis hospital early today it was
said they would probably die
Police Are Investigating Crimes and Search =
ing Out the Perpetrators = = = Child Carried
by the Hair Into Celiar = = = Girls Are
Knocked Down in the Street
I New York March 3A halfdozen
brutal attacks upon young girls which
have occurred In ilia upper part of
Now York City within tho laU two
j days are being Investigated by the
i police today One of the attacks re
I ported this morning was perpetrated
I last night by an Italian upnn Yctta
Allmrt seven years old who was
II dragged by the hair into a cellar near
her home on the tipper East Side
The little girls screams bronchi sev
eral tenants Into the basement and
tho Italian was frightened away be
fore ho had harmed her The police
have a good description of her as
Alary Webb 20 years old a stenog
rapher was attacked and robbed late
last night by three negroes in tho
Bronx One of the men struck her In
the face knocking her down and a
second snatched her purse Two of
the assailants escaped by throwing a
stick Into the wheel of a bicycle po
liceman who gave chase lIe was
thrown and badly Injured The third
man was captured Miss Webb was
not seriously hurl
A few hours earlier In the evening
the sheer pluck of Celia Auerbach
brought about lie capture of a high
wayman who had knocked her down
and taken a package containing F206
which she carried Tho girl clung tq
the robbers coal and was dragged for
homo distance before he could shako
her off In the meantime policemen
took up the chase which resulted in
tho mans capture
The little girl was on her way to
her fathers laundry with the money
to pay off his employes when at
New York Much2l = According
to the verdict brought in by six mom
sitting as a Jury before Justice of tho
Peace Jamos H Del the of Morris
town N J damn Is not an oath
or a swear word such aa Is pro
hibited by the vice and Immorality
act of New Jersey
Surrogate David Young who was on
trial for saying Mrs Nolllo Fltzher
herd of Dover talked like a damn I
fool acknowledged he used the ex
pi osslon but his counsel insisted that
such an expression was not swearing
The jury yesterday agreed with him
and acquitted Young
New York March 23The Rev Dr
Thomas Slicer pastor of AllSouls
church here shares the opinion of F
Hopkinson Smith that New Yorkers
have no manners
Tho speed at which we are living
he said In reply to question at the
mooting of the Womans Forum
makes us forgot our manners I pro j
test against the haste of Now York
1 resent being urged to step lively
and I firmly Acliove that man was
supplied with an chow for reasons
other than to poko It into n nolgh I
bors ribs
I People nowadays do not take time
to develop charm a magic quality for
I which not even virtue Is a substitute
I would rather live with charming
Ii people who are only sufficiently proper
than with saints who arc horrid
Pittsburg Shaken From
One End tote Other I
by Scandal
PItlBburg March 23 Nine more
councllmanlc grafters cpnfcssod their
guilt to Judge Robert S Fraser today
Probably no morn confessions will bo
received Those caught In the public
prosecutors dragnet from now on It
IB said will he prosecuted
At noon twentynlno former and
present members of the Union execu
tive machine of the city had received
Immunity at tho hands of the judge
and the prosecuting attorney
With the full confession of two of
the ringleaders of the graft councils
of 100S and the confession of William
Bmd former president of the com
mon councils exported hourly mate
rial Is in the hands of the district
attorney to Indict many more persons
for grafting
These Indictments wIll bring Into
the graft crusado bankers real cutato
men and manufacturers Jos C Was
son now a convict and formerly a
ijqloct councilman Captain John
Klein formerly councilman and now
under penitentiary sentence and Wil
liam Brand also a convicted grafter
are being depended on by tho district
attorney for hli final Inquiry
Wasson and Klein appeared boforo
tho grand Jury today and completed
an amazing tale of large and small I
Plttsburg March 23Tho story of
councllmanlc graft which began with
John F Kleins Illadvised display of
six 55000 bills on a June afternoon
two years ago promises another sen
j eatlonai chapter todaythe presenta
lion to the grand Jury of Joseph C
I Wasdona confession
Wasson Is a former councilman who
began five days ago an cloven months
sentence for bribe tnking and who
enviously regarding the Immunity
baths given others decided last night
I to follow the lead of Captain Klein
and tell the district attorney all he
I knewWhile
Whllo this was understood to bo
mainly In corroboration of Kleins ex
I penditures It aleo promises to Include
somo of the mon higher up
The Installments of the graft story
have been so spasmodic that a synop
sis Is hero presented for those who
missed the first chapters
Kleins display of 30000 In bills on
the street June 2G 190C excited the
suspicion of Ernest Frey a harness
dealer Ho reported the discovery
to the auditor The latter told Mayor
Guthrie and he passed It on to the
Voters League to whom tho citizens
of Plllsburg arc Indebted for the
ecution that was set In motion A
dctcctlod discovery of fictitious wood
paving plan started the ball rolling
This led Into tho bank depository con
spiracy and other forms of graft Tho
law Is atlll grinding with the follow
I ing net result to dato alp
1 li
In Periltentiary
W W Ramsey former president of
the Gorman National bank
William Brand former president of
the common council
Joseph C Waason former council
H L Bolger
Under Sentence to the Penitentiary
Former Councilman John F Klein
Awaiting Sentence
E H Jennings president of Colum
bia National bank
W A Griffin cashier who pleaded
nollo contendre
Under Indictment
Fortyone councilmen
Confeocoro to BribeSharlng
Twenty councilmen former and
present select and common
Confessors Awaiting Turn
Ten former and present councilmen
From 5000 down to tho bargain
rato of S1lJ
Tho fact that about sixty council
mon of the past and present ndminla
tratlons arc Involved In the scandals
thus far exposed however indicates
a percentage of less than fifty per
cent dishonesty At the tlmo most of
the grafting was In progress the Pitts
burg councils wore temporarily ab
normally large Then were 14 wards
In Plttahurg and 1C In Allegheny with
altogether 152 soled and common
councilmen a most unwloldly body
Plttsburg March 23Il is reported
that tho grand Jury Investigating the
graft scandals In the city councils will
bring In another bunch of Indictments
today The mAn named In the present
Indictment are prominent In the busi
ness and social life of Greater Pitts
burg and for the major part are tlc
hrlboivers in the latest council
manic fraud the exposure of which
has shaken this city to Its political
Coincident with the bringing of Jos
C Wasson from the Western Peniten
tiary before the district attorney anti
Wassons confession and commitment
over night In Iho county Jail Is the
statement authorities that today
will bo the big one In graft exposure
Wecson IH a former momber of Se
lect councils and was prominent In
the notorious big six In city politics
He Is serving an eighteen months
penitentiary sentence for bribetaking
The district attorney Intimates that I
made enrl and
confessions will be early
late during tho court hours and that
probably tho men of tho bribery scan
dals who as yet have not been en
tangled In the dragnet of graft evi
dence will bo gathered In through In
dictments and possible arrests
rho Immunity bath process Insti
tuted at the beginning of the present
graft exposure will bo continued In
definitely It Is paid
All former and present councilmen
who may bo bribe gisors and takers
will be allowed to take advantage of
the Immunity furnished at the solici
tation of the district attorney if tho
wrongdoers will confess
At the court house today the crowds
gathered early but only those carry
Ing cards or Identification papers
Wore allowed to enter
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