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The date on your name label of this paper is the date to which your subscripiton is paid. NOTICE parish Fork Press I HE VOL. VIII. NO. 49. SB' UFE Kindly be as prompt as possible in paying in advance. SPANISH FORK, UTAH, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 23, WORK LATEST PICTURE - OF SANTA (Cepyrtaht, CLAUS CONTROL RUBBER INDUSTRY 1M1) In th During Last Fiscal Yaar Thert War 1,876 Marin Disaster, Involving th Lives of 8,900 Persons, That Called th Service Into Aotlvlty. Washington. Aside trom saving hundreds of lives and millions of dollars' worth of propertr, the United g service managed to State render assistance to many unfortunate persons in distress. The annual report of the superintendent of th service shows that a "woman about to b hurled over a bluff" was rescued by a life guard, while an Intoxicated man about to fall off a dock, a man who had lost his way In a marsh, another who bad broken through the Ice, two others who had climbed 100 feet up the face of a cliff and were unable to descend, and still another, who tried to commit suicide, came within the vision of the vigilant guards and were saved. Five automobiles, Imperiled in marshes or quicksands, were rescued. In the last fiscal year there were 1,376 marine disasters, involving the lives of 8,900 persons, that called the service Into activity. Seventy-two vessels were totally lost, although only thirty people perished in consequence. The total value of the property Involved In these disasters was the value of the property lost being 12,285,380. Of the 1,376 vessels meeting disasservice rendered ter, the assistance to 1,319, valued, with their cargoes, at 13,316,815. Superintendent Kimball of the service comments in his annual report g upon the remarkable scope of the operations by the use of power lifeboats. life-savin- life-savin- , life-savin- g life-savin- IS WELCOMED. 6w4 otr4vi Candidate t Enthusiastic Reception. Managua. Jose Madrlz, judge of the Central American court of Justice at Cartago, who has been put forward as a candidate for the presidency to succeed Zelaya, received an enthusiastic reception on his arrival here Sunday. Long "before he reached the capital Madris was the idol of cheering crowds. He was met by delegations from various departments and was acclaimed all along the way from to Managua. At this place crowds awaiting the appearance of the candidate were extraordinary. Troops and police were Co-rln- to Ml t In fMA tVM tha finAraAtlnn 9 1 - fdriz, who went cn foot to a hotel through an almost Inextricable mass of people, soldiers and detectives breaking a way through the solid aside ranks, pushing and throwing the frantic people. ' ...Terrible Crime Discovered. Seattle, Wash. What is believed by the police to be evidence of a terrible -' lake trestle when the mutilated body of Mrs. Dorothy Woodhead was picked up there Sunday. The lower limbs were severed from the trunk which was otherwise mangled. Little blood was found on the ties of the trestle which led the coroner to order the arrest of two men seen with Mrs. Woodhead Saturday night In cafes. The authorities assert that the woman was dead before her body was placed on the track. To Get At Men Higher Up. New York. Sentences will be passed on the sugar trust employees convicted of defrauding the government, on January 8. It Is an open secret that one of the reasons tor postponing th sentence Is that at least one of the convicted men Is willing to tell all he knows, and It is not improbably that several of the men are now prepared to make a clean breaat of it, and enable the United States authorities to get at the men higher up. War Between Cattle and 8heepmen. Spokane, Wash. War between the cattle and sheepmen In central Idaho may break out at any time, it is reported here. For more than a year the situation between the cattlemen and th sheep owners of the Salmon river basin has been growing more and more serious, until now an armed truce Is maintained that may give way to violence should any member of either party commit any overt act Emperor Menellk Dead. New York. A dispatch from Jubl-tl- l say that Emperor Menellk of Abyssinia died a few days ago. The news of his death was withheld until the arrival at Addis Abbey, the capital, of LldJ Jeasaeu, the heir to th throne, and his father, with troops. Entered Fab. 11, HOI. Brussels. Even while Belgium Is mourning the death of King Leopold, the shadow of th lata ruler's cold, commercial, calculating' mind stands dominant, and while there are whispered tributes to his greatness as a ruler, there are cautious speculations as to the fat of the gigantic rubber industry in th Congo, fostered and trained under the master hand of th dead ' king. It is reported in the circles of the bourse that th directorship of the Congo rubber Industry will now fall Into the hands of Tho. F. Walsh, of Colorado, and Thomas Ryan, of Virginia, and their American associates, who were heavily interested financially with King Leopold. Under the direct guidance of American financiers it Is believed that the rigid principles of Leopold will be tempered with mercy. Leopold used his Belgian soldiers to harass the In His New Polar Costum. natives, whereas It Is believed under American regime the districts will be policed with a paid fore of men, who will be strictly enjoined to abBELGIUM'S KlfiG PASSES AWAY DOWtl stain from th blood taxes which have made the Congo a country of violence and a blot upon civilization. The Baroness Vaughan has departed On of th Best Known Figures In from her castle, through fear that the th Old World Loses In Struggle DICTATOR NICARAGUAN HOPES threats of th rabble against ht With Grim Reaper. TO CHECK REVOLT BY TAKwould be carried out. It is reported ING THIS ACTION. that sue has fled to Paris. A royal decree Issued on Saturday died at Brussels. King Leopold lauds Leopold as a great king, with 2:35 o'clock Thursday morning, his a grand reign. Baron Cofflnet has aged and wasted body being unable People Had Become Aroused at Last, been appointed executor of the king's to stand the strain put upon it by American Warships Were In will, which shows that the esthe operation performed a few days tate was worth $3,000,000, although, Sight and There Was Apago. The collapse occurred suddenly, of course, this is merely about a parently No Other Course. and at a moment when the doctors thousandth. One of the dozen castles seemingly had the greatest hopes for owned by Leopold was worth that his recovery. much. The end came quickly and, after a Managua. Jose Santon Zelaya has APPEAL TO THE UNITED 8TATE8. epell of weakness, peacefully. Prince resigned from the presidency of Nicabout aragua. He placed his resignation In Victims of Albert arrived at the death-beZelaya's Vengeance Beg for the hands of congress Thursday morntwenty-flvminutes later. American Intervention. The king's coolness nd courage In ing. .Managua, 'Nicaragua. An appeal the heroic struggle won the admiraApparently there was no other tion of all, for at no time did he seem course to take. The people were has been sent to Harry Caldera, the The guns of the acting consul of the United States, by to fear the result. Now that he is aroused at last. dead it is believed that be was able revolutionists threatened. The war many of the most prominent women to survive so long by the sheer force ships of the United States lay in Nlc- - of Managua, which tells of the torture of his mentality. to which Zelaya had prisoners arauga ports. Leopold II., king of the Belgians, Managua has been seething for been subjected and pitiful requests for son of the late King Leopold I., upon days. The spirit of revolt has Bpread intervention of the American governwhose death on, December 10, 1865, he even to the gates of the palace. Ze- ment succeeded to the throne, was born at laya surrounded The petition says that numberless himself with an Brussels, April 9, 1837. His father armed guard. Unchecked, the popu- prisoners had been tortured in their was the former Prince of lace have marched through the streets cells; their families have been Impovand his mother Princess crying for the end of the old and pro- erished; liberty has been crushed and Louise, daughter of King Louis Phll-llpp- e claiming the new regime. patriots have been killed In their efof France. Who will take up the reins, no one forts to end crime, extortion and On August 22, 1853, he married knows or cares. It is sufficient that tyranny and to prevent the assassinaMarie Henrietta, Zelaya, as dictator, will be known no tion of Cannon and Groce. The petithe Archduchess daughter of Archduke Joseph of Aus- more. There is no doubt that con- tion concludes: "We Implore you to tria. She died September 19, 1902. gress will act quickly on his resigna- bring the malefactor to justice, that There were three daughters born of tion, for the people have demanded it his many crimes may receive the this union Louise, Stephanie and Accompanying his resignation, Ze- punishment they deserve and that he The two elder prin- laya sent the Clementine. following message to be not permitted to escape." cesses have been estranged from congress: Our Coffee Trad With South America their father, but Clementine remained "The painful circumstances in In ten In his affections. Washington. America which the country is .plunged call for months used worth of has $04,000,000 There being no direct hereldtary acts of abnegation and on patriotism heir, the crown passes to Prince Al- the part of the good citizens, who are coffee, or 854,000,000 pounds. Eight-ninth- s of it came from South Amerbrothbert, the only son of the witnesses of the oppression of the ica. Coffee Is only an indication of er, the late Phllllpe, Count of Flanof fate. the hand by heavy the proportions by which trade beders. The new monarch was born on republic The country Is staggering under a April 8, 1875, and on October 2, shameless revolution that threatens tween the United States and South American Importation will be passed, of 1900, married Princess Elizabeth the nation's sovereignty, and a foreign to calculations of the buBavaria They have three children, nation according unjustly Intervenes in our reau of statistics. The total value of Prince Leopold, 8 years old; Prince rebels crisis, providing the all Imports will be more than Charles, 6 years old. and Princess with publicly arms, which has only resulted In ' Marie-Jose- , 3 years old.. In return, our exports to their being defeated everywhere South America probably will equal, if .While always conspicuous before through tue heroism of our troops. I he do not exceed, the high mark In public on account of the nature of "To avoid further bloodshed, and they 1907. hi private life, particularly in recent for the reason that, the revolutionists years. King Leopold has recently have declared Car Ran Wild With Dying Crew. that they would put had much of the world against him, I East St. touts. A motorman waa down when arms surrendered their on account of his aittltude towards in shot dead and his conductor morthe I executive power, place hereby State. His the Congo Independent th hands of th national assembly tally wounded Saturday night by a negreat Interest lay in the development tue abandonment of the remainder of gro highwayman, who escaped with of that country, for he was practifilled a small sum taken from the conducterm is which of be to office, my cally the founder of It and was Its by a substitute of their choosing, with tor. s The uncontrolled trolley car, ruling sovereign. th hop that this will result in good carrying Its unconscious crew, ran WILL FIGHT 8TEEL TRUST of wild through four miles of street beto Nicaragua, th fore it could be stopped. and the peace, suspension particularly Organized Labor to Battle Against of the hostility of th United States, Lived In Three Centuries. Open Shop Policy. to which I do not wish to give a predewas War formally Pittsburg. Philadelphia, Pa After living In text for. intervention." Make-denskclared upon th United States Steel Jose Santos Zelaya ha been in three centuries, Mrs. Brayne 115 of in died leaders this organized aged years, corporation by command in th republic of Nicaragua labor throughout the United States for sixteen years. He ruled with a city Saturday night, at th Jewish to . this and Canada at the close of a two days' strong hand and has been called the Shelter home. She cam conference on Tuesday. The decision stormy about twenty years ago, with country He of Central America. petrel to battle against the stand taken by was She was th mother of always noted for bis cunning and her family. the steel corporation In its policy of bravery and was remarkable, too, for nineteen children, several of whom Her descendants open shop was reached by the labor bis ability to surround himself with are still living conferees after hours of debate. those who were ready to do his bid- number about 150. Her oldest grandAbraham Makedensky of New At th conference Samuel Gompers, ding. As a consequence, Zelaya in son, president of the American Federation later years was an absolute dictator. York, is 70 years old. Mrs. Mane-densk-y of Labor, presided and. through him. has always been proud of a He amassed wealth by taking to the measure was put upon the record himself a Urge percentage of the medal given her by Czar Nicholas II books of th executive council of the profits from concessions and by form- of Russia. federation. ing a group of men who aided him Steel Rail Snaps and Train Is Ditched. In exacting millions from the people. 8hwab Gives Away Two Million. 111. Chicago, Forty fire persons Shot Down In His Horn. were Injured, eight of them severely, New York. Charles M. Schwab on Saturday made a gift to the children East Las Vegas, N. M. Seated at Saturday night, when a rail snapped of New York, which is conservatively his fireside reading and In the pres In th intense cold and ditched th valued, at two million. He deeded ence of his family, Berapo Menzon, a Oriental Limited of th Chicago, Burlthe magnificent pleasure resort at wealtny politician, living at Gonzales, ington ft Qutncy railroad, at Western Richmond Beach, Staten Island, to northeast of here, was assassinated Springs, a village near Chicago. Th th Sisters of Charity of St. Vincent Tuesday night. Two brothers named Limited, which Is th star train of th De Paul of this city, and while there Torres have been arrested and are road to Seattle, was seven hours late Is no specific reservation in the deed, held for investigation. Because of and was running fifty miles an hour it is understood that the sisters are his activity In politics, Menzon had to make up lost time. Passengers were to us it for the benefit of th poor made bitter enemies and It is believed pinned In the 'wrecked cars and had to be chopped out, with axes. children of New York. they Inspired his murder. ZEUYA STEPS d e $260,-000,00- mm at Spanish Fork, Utah. I ll eoond-ctu- President Not Regarded With Favor by th United States Government r th People at Largs In Revolutlon-Strloke- n Nicaragua. IMIEII PUT CHICAGO BURGLARS AND HOLDTHEIR MEET MATCHES AND FLEE. MEN POLICEMAN'S Managua. Dr. Jos Madris, former Judge of th Central American court of Justice at Cartago, and Zelaya' candidate, was on Monday elected president of Nloaragua by th unanimous vote of congress. The session was stormy, but there seemed to be perfect unanimity with regard to th election of Madrlz, and when official announcement was made there was vociferous cheering and cries of "viva Madris." Madris mad a brief speech, urging He and harmony pledged that he would uphold the rights of citizens, granting free eleca policy ol tions and establishing equal opportunities for all. The election of Dr. Madris as chlel executive has been expected, for influential delegates strong in his favor have been pouring In a Managua from Leon, the stronghold of th liberals Chlnandenga and Granada and they cam with the avowed purpose ol carrying th candidacy of tneir man to victory. Zelaya still exercises a strong power here, and while it has been brought to his notice that Mad rls is not looked upon with favor by the government of the United States, and th people at large la Nicaragua, he still urges Madrlz to the front as his successor In office. Office IS 10 ill UP New matter, Post a Act of Concreaa March I, 117. BRAVE Congo King Leopold' 8ystm to Be Succeeded By a Policy UNANI-- , CANDIDATE ZELAYA'S ; of Peaceful Industry. MOUSLY CHOSEN BY CONGRESS , if TO RULE NIGARAGUANS. RE8CUED IN DISTRESS MANY BY HEROIC MEN EMPLOYED BY GOVERNMENT. MADRIZ 1909. WIFE HEROINE Aided by Sister Sh Battles Hous-breakwith Pillows Glri 8av Escort from Highwayman Scares Thief with Punch. er Chicago. Highwayman and burglars who prey on women had a disastrous time of it a few nights ago. This la what happened to them: . One was knocked down with pillows wielded by two women alon in , a dark bouse, and was so badly frightp ened that be left th seen via a window, without any plunder, and glad, apparently, to escape alive. Another robber fled from a determined young woman who first struggled with him and tben aroused the neighborhood, while bar masculine escort was stand log helpless before th highwayman's revolver. Th pillows a weapon ver used by Mrs. Catherine Rooney, wife ol Policeman John Rooney, th wrestler, and ber niece. Miss Verra Rooney, 28 years old, when a burglar forced a window in th Rooney horn, 838 West Sixtieth and crawled Into a room In which th two women wer sleeping. Mrs. Rooney was awakened by th raising of the window, and saw a man In her room. As the intruder prowled about In th darkness, searching for valuables, Mrs. Rooney kept nudging Miss Rooney, and In this manner WILL SETTLE QUARREL. awakened ber niece. When the burglar President Ha Yielded to Request for stooped to ransack th? dresser th two women suddenly sprang out of Investigation of Ballard-Pincho- t bed and began pummellng him. Controversy. Another young woman. Miss Helen Washington. President,. Taft on Strey, 2224 Berwyn avenue, saved ber Monday yielded to the demands of escort, Kdward Freeman of 6048 both Secretary Balllnger and nls critics for a public Investigation of the whole subject matter underlying the .allnger-Pinchot- stret contro- t versy. Mr. Ballinger on Monday afternoon served upon the president virtually an ultimatum to the effect that such an Investigation was Indeed the price of his remaining In tue cabinet. He made it clear that he was no longer willing to Bit silent and wait for the thing to "blow over." Mr. Taft, it is said, reluctantly admitted the disappointment of his hope that the country at large would accept as final his dismissal of the charges brought against the secretary of the interior by L. R. Glavls, former special agent of the land .office, and his conclusion that the investigation demanded by both sides was inevitable. Mr. Balllnger's attitude In this ter has the support of leading in both branches of matcon- gress. HARMS DEAD. Leader Former Expires Populist Suddenly From Heart Disease. States Chicago. Former United Senator W. A. Harris of Kansas, died suddenly here on Monday at the home Heart disease was of a relative. given as the cause of death. waa William Alexander Harris United States senator from Kansas from 1897 to 1903. Senator Harris was born In Lodon county. Virginia. Oct 29, 1811. He moved to Kansas In 18C5, helped build railroads and later became a farmer He and breeder of blooded stock. was identified with the Populist when that party was at Its senlth, and served in congress before bis election as a senator. FOUGHT TO LAST DITCH. Negro Desperadoes Than Submit Perish Rather t Arrest Ala. Barricading Montgomery, themselves In a bouse, Will, Sueldon and Clinton Montgomery, negroes wanted for the murder Saturday night of Algernon Lewis, a young white man, late Monday afternoon opened fir on a sheriff's posse near Magnolia, Marengo county, wounding four whites, two fatally. The house was set on fir and Clinton Montgora-trwas cremated, th other two being .captured when they dashed from the burning building. Marengo county has a Urge negro population and a race riot is believed Imminent y Cigar Causes Smoker Death. Media, Pa. Thos. Valentine Cooper, l member of the Pennsylvania leglsla-,ur- e from Delaware county, and formerly collector of the port of Philadelphia, was burned to death at his home on Sunday. When smoking a cigar in th sitting room of his home, he either fell asleep or suffered a pnralytl stroke. His bathrobe caught (Ire and h was doad before th flames wer discovered by his family. Girl Fights Footpads. North Western avenue, from losing bis money and watch when they wer stopped by a robber st North Western avenue and Foster avenue. As the robber pointed a revolver at Freeman and commanded blm to elevate his hands. Miss 8trey sprang at the man and attempted to wrest the weapon from bla hand. The highwayman was too quick, however. He suddenly lowered th revolver and Mis Strey missed her lunge for it "Yon stand back tber or 111 blow your head off." tbe robber warned Miss Strey. "You're on of thos gam ladles, alnt you?" Wben th man proceeded to search Freeman's pocket Miss Strey calmly strolled away. When she had walked about hundred feet she darted up the front steps of a residence and aroused th occupants by ringing th bell and shouting for help. Several occupants of the hous, whose names th police failed to learn, ran out. and th robber was frightened away. He fled without obtaining anything from Freeman, who had a gold watch and a purse containing about $35. Still another young woman whom robbers failed to subdue Is Miss Catherine Creen. 721 West Klmlt street ticket agent at th Swift station of the South Sid "L" at th stock yards. She waa counting tbe day's receipts when four robbers, one of whom bad a revolver, appeared before th ticket window. Seizing a punch on th desk In front of ber, th plucky agent pretended It was a revolver. "Get out or I'll shoot" th young woman cried, as th pressed a button that sounded a burglar alarm. Fright, ened by th ringing of the gong on th plotform, th thieves Med.