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Friday. April 1. 1921.
THE PIOCHE RECORD UTAH NEWS REVIEW! Havoc Caused by Tornado in Town of Downington, Pa. Contract for ths erection of ths $.0OU high . ho..! bulldllii far Gunnl ob have l-n aarded. Two thoisand rabbits rr killed t I'romuiiiory by fifteen Og lea hunt ers, who visited the district t help exterminate the rabbits. Willi Hastings. So yetirn of use. bas beep arretted at Kinsman, Arix, charged with stealing ho automobile from a garage at Salt Lake. The students of the Brighnm Young university, at Provo, on Man h 23 spent the day in whitewashing the lar::e "Y" m the mountainside. Work on the federal aid project roads of the state will he resumed us soon as money is available, according to a decision of the state road com mission. Suffer-in; a stroke of apoplexy, Oot lieb Blasch, a teamster, fell from his wagon In Salt Lake while returning home from work, and is in a serious condition. Work lias been resumed ott the 1- 64 -mile stretch of cement pavement from IV.ruim to Pigeon Hollow, in Sanpetec..unty, at a cost estimated at $U7.S!J.). Itohert Wotherspoon, 57 years of age. of O 'den. Is dead, ua the r.anlf of the accident in which he was fatal ly injured when he collided with aa auto truck, while riding a bicycle. Utah's loss In material wealth to her various communities through tuber culosis Is estimated at $11,993,750 for the hist three years by James II. Wall's of the Utah Public Health as sociation. Governor Mubey has vetoed the co operative farm marketing bill intro duced in the closing days of the last legislature, and passed with very lit tle discussion in the senate and none In the house. The principle of co-operative mar keting and selling of wxl has been approved by the directors of the Utah State Woolgrowors' association as of fering n posisble solution to the diffi culties faced by the industry. The general superintendency of the Peseret Sunday School Union an nounces that the semi-annual confer ence of this organization will take place Sui. day evening, April 3, at 7 o'clock in the Salt Lake Tabernacle. In order to meet current expenses of the county, the board of commis sioners of Salt Lake county have is sued certificates' of Indebtedness for $10,kk). The certificates, which hear interest at the rate of 7 per cent, mature December 31, 1021. Baseball fans are planning another league for southern Utah, embracing Sanpete and Sevier counties. It Is proposed to have teams from Gunni son, Manti, Salina, Richfield, Monroe and Klsinore, aud shortly plans for organizing the association will be com pleted. In connection with commercial or ganizations in other large cities of the west, the Salt Lake Commercial club will send an Invitation to Secretary of the Interior A. B. Fall to visit western states this cummer with a view to investigating reclamation projects. Notice has been received at the Salt Lake land office of a new ruling which provides that a homesteader making entry under the stock-grazing art is allowed to file on three pieces of land within a radius of twenty miles ia order to get his full quota of 40 acres. Minne Baker, arrested recently by federal agents In connection with the theft of an automobile at Los Angeles, has been released from the county jail at Salt Lake, but Louis Bakke, George Lauton and Nellie Baker, sis ter of Minne Baker, are being held in default of bond. Clyde Asbury Hammond, member of the Utah house of representatives from Grand county, and a bishop of the L. D. S. church from Moab, died at Salt Lake, March 23, after a battle for life that began a week after he came to Salt Lake to represent his county n the state legislature. Accused of murdering a Mlnneap n polls railway postal clerk and of holding two others at bay with a pistol -while he robbed a mall car on . the Northern Pacific railroad of more thau $50,000 in currency, Pelbert Smith, alias J. P. Sommers, 20 years of age, was arrested at Salt Lake. Salt Lake City's budget for 1021 lias been completed by the city com mission, sitting as a board of estimate and apportionment. The total appro priation is $2,849,934.30, as against $3,027,1 84.58 last year, a decrease of $177,250.22. The budget requests for this year totaled $3,008,720.20. City commissioners und business men of Logan are to Investigate the needs of the municipal electric light plant. During the seventeen years' existence of the plant the city popu lation has Increased 73 per cent and no improvements have been made at the plant. It is likely that some ac tion will be taken to lnslull meters. After June 8 in Utah tobacco con tainers must not have printed on same for "pipe or cigarette." Designation of the use to which tobacco may be put has been offt?Inlly declared In vio lation of the Kouthwlek nntl-clgarette bill passed by the recent legislature. Governor Mubey has signed the bill which authorizes the state board ot loan commissioners to Issue $500,000 In bonds with which to meet deficits In the state governmental excuses of thii last two years. The general fund of the statels placed behind these bond which curry 5Vi per ceut Interest. , INLAND NORTHWEST! AROUND THE MINES '.fciwui(&rtttjaw(- Scores of bouses were demolished and the Pennsylvania tracks were strewn with wreckage. Here Is alt that's left of the Pennsylvania Brass Works- Insert, barn where John Insert was milklui' hit, cow; neither was Injured. COL." PAULINE HENKEL 1 4 Col." Pa ul i old of New Y. 'Col." Pauline Ilenkel, tifteen years old of New York city, presented with a Patriotic Service Gold Medal by the S. Rankin Drew Post, American Le gion. Slie sold Liberty bonds to the amount of $3.3."().2r0 MISS GLADYS DEACON hi 4?r MrA decent reports from Europe are that Miss Gladys Deacon will marry the duke of Marlborough. EARL OF CRAVEN William George Robert Craven, rourth earl of Craven, Is visiting the United States. He married In 181)3, Cornelia, daughter of the late Bradley U&rtlu of yew York. Pencbscots Adopt Equal Suffrage 4 Kz. JJ, x v n Squaws of the Penobscot Indians,. .Maine, have won the light to vote in tribal elections. The Penobseots have their own governor and police and a representative in the state legislature. The photograph shows an election argument between Governor Solomon aud his wife. Insert, Nicholas S. Solo mon, Jr., son of the governor. New Machine for Bureau of Soils J j ' : x -.-x-v mA 1 A new apparatus adopted by the bureau of soils, United States Depart ment of Agriculture, quickly removes liquids from soils by making 17,500 revolutions a minute. It aids analysis and classification. French War Medal for Veterans W0ssa, ""- it n ' a "Win , .Obverse aud reverse of the medal Iw remembrance of the great war U be presented hy Francw to her veteiui ; NvH i the first state la the union to .a a law niakins compulry ex utiiUm f -oiideuiued l-Txni by u of lethal tan. men were Injure.1. t m badly that their recovery wm considered doul.trul. when a stesiu crane fell from a railmail trestle at 1'ortUmL A rousiderable sura was raised at LewUrown. Mont, for the fund lu aid f the destitute lu Ireland through1 tagging, a rard party aud concert. Mis Catherine Wagner, aged 16. was (seriously wounded when cue at tempted to take a rifle from th shelf at her home in Anaconda, Moat., the weiiHin being accidentally discharged. The "Yellowstone Special" train will start on Its daily schedule between Salt Iike and Yellowstone on June 2o and the season will last to Sep tember 10, according to announcement made by the railroad officials. The largest profits realized by manufacturers and sellers of "moon shine" whisky was revealed officially when Louis Prlmorch confessed to the federal authorities at Taeoma that his profits were $1.1,000 last year. During the session of the Nevada legislature 130 senate bills were In troduced, of which eighty-nine were rassed. In the assembly 220 bills reached the chief clerk's desk auj about 200 ot them were enacted. .neepnerucrs win receive 3oO a month this year and rancn hands $40, according to wage scales agreed upon in Helena by the National Voolgrow ers' association, which met to con sider wage problems, financing and Warehousing. Latest report received from tha field of operation indicate that the campaign now on to make of Fort Misoula, Mont., an educational or health center for former service men is making progress toward a success ful conclusion. Northern Idaho residents, fostering formation of the new state of Lincoln, which would comprise ten counties in north Idaho, a "part of western Mon tana and eastern Washington, are to raise a fund to be used for propa ganda purposes. Con J. Kelly, a member of the Butte police department, was given a judg ment for $1,580 representing wages alleged to be , due. him when he was laid off the force, from June 1, IDin to April 22, 1020, In a decision ren dered last week. Mrs. Barbara Boss, of Miles City, Mont., shot in the stomach during an enforcement raid, died at a local hos pital, and Constable William M. Bav alleged to have 'done the shooting, was placed under arrest on the charge of Involuntary manslaughter. Fanners In the drouth, areas of Mon tana may borrow up to $200 from the federal government In order to plant 1021 crops, says a statement from the office of M. L. Wilson, county agricultural leader, at the state col lege at Bozeman. The loan Is limited to $2 per acre. One young woman. Identified as Miss Sophie Losh, 18, of Priest Rkrer, Idaho, was killed, two women and a man perhaps fatally injured, and one man and one wc-uan slightly injured when a speedy automobile In which they were riding collided with a street car at Spokane. Engineers and firemen on the Los Angeles & Salt Lake Railroad are not entitled to Increases In pay over rates established by the Lane commission's general order No. 27, under the United States railroad administration, according to a ruling handed down by the railroad labor board In Chicago. Butte was unanimously selected as the home for the 1922 state bowling tournament at the business meeting winding up the official end of the 1921 play at the Y. M. C. A. at Butte. After the business meeting 250 bowlers who participated In the contests of the past week were guests at an elaborate banquet. Terms of the Volstead federal pro hibition enforcement act were substi tuted for the present "bone dry" pro hibition law In. Montana with the passage by the state house of repre sentatives of a bill which, had already passed the senate and goes to the gov ernor. The bill permits the manufac ture of "near beer." The Inst acts of the Nevada legis lature before the closing of the thir tieth session were to pass the gen eral appropriation bill, carrying ap propriations amounting to $1,374,000. and to fix the state tax levy for the years 1921 and 1922. For the current year the levy was fixed at CO cents and for 1922 It will be 02 cents. II. M. Dengler, head of the federal forces In Montana enforcing prohibi tion, announced that for reasons of economy four enforcement deputies were laid off last week. The regular session of the Seven teenth assembly cost the state of Mon tana $10,103.20 less for officers and attaches than did the regular sessiou of the Sixteenth assembly. Relief sought by lumber producers oi the northwest of freight rates on lurn ber, which, since last August, are de clared to have made It Impossible to compete lu markets In the middle west against southern pine, has been grant ed. It was announced last week. Exercise of eminent domain has been urged upon Governor Oliver II. Slump of Colorado by a delegation of em ployed headed by James Eads Howe, millionaire hobo, to relieve Dovertv stricken classes In the state. How also urged that the governor aatnelM ' Uie Issuance of scrip. Gow-rn-.r Ihivls has appoiutsd del egates to represent the state of Ids bo at th Third International Mining convention. t be held at Portland from April 5 to 9. The United States bureau of mlna has isued the first approval for a torage buttery locomotive for us caseous mines to the George D. WWt- comb company of lUHielie. 111. - Ihe February output from the mines Jf Cripple Creek totaled :2).0U0 toss, valaed at $.VV0. A vera ire values ,-er tor;. $14.50. Toe smelters handl ed 2Uk tonai (close to 5 per cent), the olden Jcle mill lO.UOO ami tha P,,r. land mill 17.UM ton. Drilling work Is to Ncrin on th holdings of the Lincoln Idaho Oil Com pany as soon as possible, says the man agement, t'olil weather tin nmtnnia.1 peiaiioiis. The holdinir of the Lin coln Idaho i-nnipuny are situated about rorty live miles from Kemmerer. The village of Burneston. Neb ia go'ng to have paved streets and soma f its citizens nre to be outfltted with new clothes as a result of a nroinlsw by Anthony Melick that he would pay tne mil ir he struck a gusher after la vexing In some Oklahoma oil land.' Portland is to be .the scene of the third animal International Mining congress from April S to 9. . OftlciaU who nre arrnng'ng for the convention promise an excellent program and a representative attendence of mining men from the northwestern states and Camilla. , Assessment of a mine "dump" from which ores were later recovered, as a mine, nt three times the net proceeds Is to be contested in a suit in Beaver county, Utah, of which the state board of equalization has received prelimi nary notice before the case was actu ally filed. The annual report of the Utah Cop per company, filed with the state board of equalization, showed net proceeds ot me company Tor the year 1920 amounted to $.1,000,580.20. This com pares with $0.OS:S,2."iG for the year 1919, while a few years ago the" net proceeds of this one company were more ,tin $20,000,000. , , .,, Development work on the 1S00 level of the May Day mine In the Tintic dis trict is being carried on In the most, promising formation yet encountered. For the past ' two months a quarta fissure has been followed through' a mottled limestone. This mottled lime stone is considered the most favorable of the Chief Consolidated series. Dividends paid for 1920 by the gold tVlinlnW Hi.mr..... t . ... it. .. ... ...... s . imiimuii-a operating on tne Rand aggregate 8,312,407, which com pares with 0,101,992 on account of .OlO, and the record of 8,87,185 in iOlQ, says the Minlnsr and Scientific Press", Ten years ago the nverage so- caueu worKing cost .ns 17s lid per ton, as compared with 25s 9d 1-11)20. Arkansas possesses what may prova to be the largest platinum mine In the world, according to the belief of some Investigators whoso findings are' chronicled In the Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tenn.) The article states that an assay of the ore taken from the field near Batesville lends strength to the hope that the Arkansas mine may be of great value. The governing board of the engin eering council has arranged Its plans for a joint dinner of all the engin eering societies of Utah, to be held In mid-April, on a date yet to be deter mined. At this dinner there will le included not only ail the members of the state and national bodies of the engineering societies, but also all, In dependent and unattached engineers of Utah are Invited to attend. ' The Simon-Sllver-lead Mines com pany has prepared prints of the flow sheet of the mill now being construct ed, and announces that construction Is GO per cent completed and that 90 per cent of the machinery and materials nre on the ground, is the news that comes from Mina, Nevada. ? Returns thus far received by the United States geological survey, de partment of the Interior, from the producers of potash in the United States during 1920 Indicate that the output amounted to 167,318 short tons of crude potash salts containing '48, C25 short tons of actual potash. ' Some of the mining towns of 'the Sierra Nevada of California are .iso lated by Impassable barriers during the winter time. Naturally the miners are desirous of keeping In touch with the rest of the world, so It has been suggested that an all-year-rouud air plane line service be established. The only diamond mine thus far dis covered on the western hemisphere Is located in Pike county, Arkansas. The diamonds are found In a "pipe," the crater of an extinct volcano which ages ago boiled up through the surface, had its terrific heat chilled by the waters of an Inland sea, and left bits of carbon scattered throughout the perlodotite which now fills the crater, to be pressed to diamonds by the con traction of the rock. j Ore shipments by the mines of the Park City district, a total of 1S04 tons of ore, for the past week made a slight Increase as compared with the previous week's total 'of 1830 tons. One of the largest and most Import-" ant transactions in mineral property In the history of the Pacific coast has been consummated at San Francisco. By Its terms, all rights and title to a newly discovered Immense deposit of borax lu Clark county, Nev., goes to F. M. (Borax) Smith, and Incidentally puts the former "borax king" back oik he throue again. 1 . ;