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NEED OF EATABLES thousands in death march IN SEARCH OF FOOD; DIS EASE CLAIMING MANY. Greatest Calalmity in History of World If Aid Is Not Immediate Pre dicted by Former Premier. Paris—Fift'oen million persons in Russia will perish of hunger and dis ease this year if immediate aid Is not extended, Alexander Kçrensky declar ed Tuesday in an exclusive interview. "Never in the history of the world has such a calamity confronted at tention," Kerensky declared. "Never was there such a mass of people left without provisions, exposed to dis ease, famine and plague. "Even the great famines of China and India are not to he compared with thuit in Russia.'* The former premier returned Tues day from Prague, where lie 1ms been exhorting Ozecho-Slovakians to aid the Russians. He said refugees encoun tered there gave him information on which his statements were based. "A minimum of 11,Out),000 tons of wheat is necessary to save Russia," Kerensky declared. Without betraying triumph in any * way, Kerensky, who was driven from Russia by the bolshevik!, declared the famine will lead to the elimina tion of Moscow's radical leaders and the ulltinmte reorganization of the government. Kerensky graphically depicted the "death march" across the Russian •teppes. Over 10,000,000 persons, he said have joined the great caravans which toil over tlie dusty plains in search of food. Thousands drop by the way side, he said. These caravans, Kerensky said, do not always follow the roads, but spread over the country. "The death march is worse than the invasion of the vandal hordes of the twelfth century, except that these Invaders are dying men and the first Invaders were fighters and conquer ors," Kerensky said CARUSO, FAMOUS SINGER, DEAD World's Greatest Tenor Succumbs After Second Operation. Naples—Enrico Caruso, the world's greatest tenor, died here at 4 a. m. Tuesday. His golden voice was stilled for ever when he failed to rally from a relapse following an operation for an ebcess. Caruso's death was expected for tteveral hours before the end came. He never had completely recovered from the effects of an operation for pleur isy which he underwent in New York last winter. Another operation was performed In an effort to remove the accumula I ed pus, hut it left Caruso badly weak ened and he rapidly sank. East Thursday the famous tenoc and his wife, the former Dorothy Bon jamin, went to a sanctuary in the Pompeii valley, where he offeree prayers of thanks to the Virgin for the recovery of his voice, heard mass and gave 20,000 f/ancs as thanksoifering . Afterwards Caruso visited the ex cavations at Pompeii. On Saturday he felt pains in hi abdomen. There were the firs! warnings that the final illness wa> •t hand. He called a physician, who advised him to go to Naples and consul) specialists. Arriving In Naples on Sunday night, Caruso called Profes sors Sorgi, Carozanzodo and Mosoati. After a long consultation the spec ialists diagnosed his case ns acute peritonitis, with a tendency to spread * They decided to operate. Caruso, whose fortitude when suf fering great pain was considered re markable, continued to keep up his good spirits. However, he sank steadily: his agony increased ; his strength waned. Injections of camphor were required every two hours to stimulate his flut tering heart. His breathing was difficult and be came increasingly labored. His wife, who also maintained her courage remained at his bedside until 'ihe last. Offers Amendment Washington—-Senator Borah (Rep.) of Idaho introduced Tuesday an amendment to the agricultural credit bill to extend the federal farm loan act to government reclamation pro jects. Present laws, he said, pro hibit such loans. Will Reduce Navy Pay Vallejo, Cal.—Reductions of 24 cents a day in all basic trades employed at the Mare Island navy yard and 18 cents a day for helpers will be recom mended to the navy department at Washington, it was announced Tues day by the wage board which has been Investigating the wage question here. Several thousand men are affected. Under the proposed scale, the daily pay for most mechanics will range from $6.48 to $6.98 a day, although » taw will receive $7.84. BUSINESS OPE l!£ WITH APPROACH OF FALL WEA THER, AND BUSINESS ON UPLIFT MANY GIVEN EMPLOYMENT Mining Industry of West Looks Brighter Than For Many Months; Railroads- Placing Men On Payroll In Many Places Salt Lake—Evidence that business generally is picking up and that an ef fort is being made by commercial and industrial leaders to cope with de mands was furnished Monday in sever al lilies when it was stated that renew ed activity was apparent. The chief feature in the situation af fecting Salt Lake was the announce ment by D. C. Cunningham, assistant uperintendent of motive power of the Denver & Rio Grande railroad, that fifty men had been taken back to wort; Monday at the local shops. Mr. Cun ningham said that tills augmentation meant that the shop force had been brought to about f»> per cent of normal. It was thought that with conditions continuing to better the complete norm al force would be employed at an early date. Tlie reemployment of these fifty men is said to have a roll tee! ion in another industry, that of coal mining. "The coal business," said Mr. Cunningham, "is getting better and as a consequence increased transportation facilities are necessary." It is believed that tlie Carbon county mines will shortly in crease the output, thus providing more miners with work and, incidoutly, in creasing the state's payroll. In addition to these features, worn lias been received that in the last week more than fifty additional men have been put to work at various mines in tlie Bingham district. As a result of these encouraging signs, business leaders were optimistic Monday and pmln-ted that within a comparatively short time Utah would strike a big stride forward in her march of industrial progress and ac complishment. Judge Is Indignant Houston. Texas.—Declaring that "We are facing a condition verging on anarchy worse than Russia ever felt,'* and branding practices of convicting men without giving them a fair trial and subjecting them to indignités as "damnable, Cowardly procedure," Judge O. W. Robinson, in criminal court Mon day, charged the new grand jury to Investigate "every unlawful transac tion in this country." Criticises Legion New York.—Tlie New York Call, Socialist daily, published an editorial Monday attacking the Aruerlcon legion for opposing tlie release of "political prisoners." Calling the legion the "American black and tans," the editor ial stated many of the "gang have In dulged in kidnapping and mob action against citizens." MISS LAURA VOLSTEAD / t y '\ ' mm Miss Laura Volstead, daughter of Representative Andrew J. Volstead of Minnesota, chairman of the house Ju diciary committee, is a popular mem ber of the younger congressional set In Washington and also holds the posi tion of a oonfldontlal assistant to her father. She Is a graduate of law from George Washington university. Assessment Bill Passed Washington__The house Monday passed a Dill changing the period for tloing nnnual assessment work on un patented mineral claims from the cal ender to the fiscal year. The meas ure now goes to the senate. Men Return To Work Sioux City, Iowa.—Two hundred and fifty men who were laid off May 28 re turned to work in the Sioux City shops of the Chicago. St. Pail, Minneapolis ft Omaha railway M. nd^v morning. ON PACIFIC COAST BOILER EXPLODES ADDING HON OR TO TRAGEDY THAT COST MANY LIVES Boats Are Wrecked While Being Put Over Side; Surivors in Water for Hours; Death Toll Runs High Eureka, Cal.—Only wreckage re mains of the San Francisco and Port and Steamship company's liner Alaska, which foundered in the Pacific on the rocks of Blunt's reef, forty miles south of here, Saturday night with a known loss of seventeen lives and with thirty persons definitely posted as missing Monday and believed to he dead. The ship was en route to San Francisco from Portland, Ore. The Alaska had aboard 132 passen gers and carried a crew of eighty-two Of tlie passengers, revised lists Mon day placed the missing or dead at thir ty-five. Twelve members of the crew are dead or missing. Surviving passengers and crew, nirm bering 107 were brought to tills pun. Sunday by the steamer Anyox, which answered the Alaska's distress calls Some of ihe survivors Planned to leave for San Francisco aboard a special train arranged for by officials of the line which owned the Alaska. The authorities made plans to hold an inquest over the seventeen bodies in the morgue here. Some of the deaths were declared by survivors to have been caus ed by an explosion of the Alaska's boilers as the ship started sinking al ter twice hilling tlie rocks. Some of the passengers and members of ihe crew were blown into tlie sea. Many of these, it was said, succeeded in again hoarding the ship or were res sued by lifeboats after clinging to wreckage until help arrived. Oil rising from the burst tanks of tlie ship was scattered over one life boat filled with survivors, tube ocean nearby was coated with oil and tlie bodies of the dead when recovered were covered with oil. So suddenly did the tradedy happen that the steamer's crew hardly had time to prepare the lifeboats, and many of these were reported wrecked while being put over the vessel's sides, spill ing their human cargo into the icy waters. Many of the survivors were rescued by tlie Anyox after they had floated about in the water for several hours. .1. H. Moss anïï "C. L. Viiim, both of Chicago, said they reached a lifeboat which had been swept off the decks. Other lifeboats, they declared, w"it down with tlie ship. Captain Harry Hobey of the Alaska preferred to go to his death rather than leave his command, passengers reported. When Mr. Ross removed a lifebelt he was wearing and offered n to Captain Ilobey, telling him to save himself, witnesses suid the captain walked away, replying: "I prefer to go down with my ship." Although a veteran In the service, Captain Hobey was only 40 years ol<l| He assumed command of the Alaska three weeks ago, and this was his third trip. Stories of heroism were again told by survivors of tlie ill futed steumor. Captain Snoddy and the crew of the Anyox were commended for their res cue work. Accompanied by three sea men volunteers, Second Officer Andrew Sinclair of the Anyox took a lifeboat from tlie Alaska and within thirty min utes rescued thirty persons clinging to wreckage in the water Tlie full story of tlie sinking of the Alaska did not become known until survivors had landed liera. It was brought out that the Alaska was pro ceeding towards San Francisco In dense fog when she struck n subm arges 1 ledge of tlie reef. This shock was al most instantly followed by another us the vessel struck an outcropping of the reef above water. The Alaska 6truck the reef shortly ufter Ö o'clock. Immediately wireless distress signais were flashed. Five miles away the steamer Anyox of Van couver, B. C., Picked them up and dis regarding fog and danger of atrikin the same rock as the Alaska, put on speed - to the rescue. At 0:30 o'clock (he Anyox received the Alaska's fin it message : "We are sinking by the head." Before the Anyox could reach tilt stricken Alaska tlie latter had sunk In the bog the Anyox came upon a life boat with survivors from the Alaska. Knights Open Convention in session. Gus Morse of Spokane, uiento is contesting with next convention. I 1 FELLS SECRET OF Seventy Year Old Woman Was An Invalid for Eight Years—Restored By Tanlac. 'Taiilac is the right medicine for old folks, too, and it is all that keeps me going," said Mrs. Nancy E. Graves of 1522 W. 12th St., Los Angeles. Mrs. Graves is now seventy years of age, and is beloved hv all who know her. Two years ago she moved from Denver, Colo., wliere she had lived for many years to Los Angeles, her present home. "For eight years," she continued, Everything for QUALITY —nothing for show m * T HAT'S OUR IDEA in making CAMELS—The Quality Cigarette. if"? ?7f c\ C 1 n * " * T T E « Why, just buy Camels and look at the package! 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C, Prices Are Down Goods Are Cheaper QUALITY ALWAYS I 1 Sei i I eger-Bundlie C " Everybody's Store" lo. ; Goods Are l Cheaper i Prices Are Down I "I was in awful health and was really j an invalid, for I didn't have enough I strengtli to ge' about. I had no ap i petite at all, was terribly nervous, j and just gave up all idea of trying I to do anything. "When I arrived in Los Angeles ! two years ago my son was taking j Tanlac and got me to try it, and I have been taking the medicine ever since. I had been told I had heart trouble, but Tanlac has completely rid me of all such worry. I eat and sleep ever so much better, and am so much stronger that I can get around and even help with the housework. I don't feel nervous now. in fact can sqy that I'm unusually well. I take pleasure in tailing others of the won derful good Tanlac has done me, and I'll praise the medicine the longest day I live." Tanlac is sold in Blackfoot by the Palace Drug Store, and by leading druggists everywhere.— Adv. Our phone is number 31. Carbon, a Chemical Element. Carbon is one of the chemical eio neats. it forms more compounds linn any other of the elements. Its ompounds are found In every plant md animal, and the branch of chemis try that treats of these compounds Is ailed organic chemistry. With oxy gen it forms carbonic oxide, or carbon monoxide, and carbonic acid gns. With hydrogen It forms an extensive class of compounds known as hydrocarbons, which differ widely in their chemical and physical characteristics. The va rious carbonntes occur very abundant ly In the earth's crust. Wandering Greenland. Norwegian scientists claim that Greenland is moving slowly to tha west at tlie rate of ubout ten yards a year. They say it was once con nected with Norway and has moved 873 miles in the last 100,000 years and still Is moving.