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THE MONT TIMES REFUGEE BY C. E. SHERMAN. UTAH. TREMONTON UTAH STATE NEWS The new Chamber of Commerce building of Salt iake City, was thrown open to the public on the 14th. The thirty-sixtannual convocation of the Grand Jdge F. and A. M. of Utah, was hold in Salt Lake City last week. Clifford Burbridge, aged 8, of Salt Lake City, is dead as the result of be ing struck by a snowball, the blow causing brain fever The Ogden teachers and pupils are to be hauled to school in cabs and carriages while the street cars are tied up by snowstorms Peter Homers, a Mexican, was found by the railroad track near Riverside with both feet badly frozen and was taken to an Ogden hospital. At Fay and GoH Springs, the snow 1b reported to be three to four feet is experideep and much difficulty enced in keeping open mail communication with those points. The Brigham Young university, at Provo, feels the need for additional room for the excension of cullegw work, and a movement is now under way for a $75,000 building. Judge Willis Brown's method of conducting the Salt Lake Juvenile court was subjected to severe denunciation at the hands of the state supreme court in a unanimous opinion handed down last week. Thomas ... Harris, 16 years old, who rescued Ivy Blair from drowning March 25, 190G, in Weber river, at the risk of his own life, has been awarded a gold medal by the Carnegie Hero Fjnd commission. h Mrs. Zelpha Baril, widow of the late Hawley H. Bar 11, was shot and instantly killed at her home in Scofield, by William Brown, a negro. Brown then turned the weapon upon him self, killing himself. There were 427 mortgages recorded by the county recorder of Utah county In 190G, representing values to the amount of $480,192.70. Two hundred and eight mortgages were released, representing $191,010.20. A Salt Lake woman, Mrs. Ella Oug-ma- has anounced her Intention of leading a party of Eskimos into the frozen north In search of the north pole. Mrs. Ouginan formerly conduct ed a restaurant in Salt Lake. The comb honey crop of Utah for 1900 was about l,00u,000 pounds; ex- tracted, 2,500,000 pounds; wax, 25,000 pounds. The comb honey retails at 15 cents per pound, and extracted at from 7 to 8 1 cents per pound. Ernest Howard, who i,s charged with the murder of Frank Yoursq, an Italian laborer, during an altercation at Crandall's camp, near Bingham, last was held without bail to the district court last week by Judge C. B. Diehl. 11 Representatives of the Harriman inCity are now In terests in Salt Lake quest of a centrally located site for a depot and offices for the Utah Light and Railway company. Such a building will be necessary for the enlarged system. " Hyrum Farrell, of Eden, was caught in a snowslide in Ogden canyon, horse, sleigh and Farrell all going into the river The horse was killed and the sleigh buried under tons of snow, but Farrell miraculously escaped uninjured. Fifty-siyears ago on the 13th of this month the pioneers entered Paro-wavalley. The company consisted of 12(1 men and boys over 15 years o. age, 30 women and 18 children. Only three of that company are now living at Parowan. The third annual meeting of the Utah htate Horticulture association, held In Salt I.ake last week, was well attended, nearly even comity in the state being represented, and most of the leading fruit growers and fruit dealers being in al tendance. Sheep are now being trailed from the reservation near Myton and Theodore to Heber City, from where they will be shipped over the railroad to the desert for the winter. Hay Is being hauled to feed the sheep on the trail at a cost of $:iu a ton. To organize a league or association In Salt Lake having for its object the suppression ot vice more particularly that lonn of vice known as the white slave traffic, is the mission of Miss Maria l.ydla Winkler, a native of Germany, at present in the capital city. Dry farming on a very large scale is to be undertaken b) a compatn thai is being formed by a number of 1 gan and Kaysvllle men. The site se lected is In Tooele county, near the tOWH of Vernon. In that Vicinity 10.. 000 acres of land have been secured from the state David C. Bccles has made application that a receiver bo appointed for the Ogden Kniitlng Works company, and naming Mariin Olswauo as his selection to receive (he propoity. which he estimates to be. worth 10,000. He alleges that tie company Is Insol veal and owes ft 7.000. The city when the refugees left ft Si was being well policed and the FROM I IN KINGSTON, JAMAICA. Attention to ' Swet-tenham- 's Jamaica. On Saturday Davis's rnision of mercy to stricken Kingston eame to an abrupt and painful conclusion in con sequence of Governor Sweettenham's objection to the presence of American sailors engaged in the work of clearing the streets, guarding prop erty and succoring the wounded and sick, culminating in a letter to the admiral peremptorily requesting him to all parties which had been landed Admiral Davis was greatly shocked and pained, and paid a formal visit to Governor Sweet tenham, informing him that the United States battleships Missouri and Indiana and the gunboat Yankton would sail Sunday afternoon. Admiral Davis declares that immediate compliance with flovernor Sweettenham's request, was the only course consistent with the dignity of the United States. The friction between the governor and the admiral begin with the arrival of the American warships, when the governor objected to the firing of a salute in his honor on the ground Kingston, ction bis party, and H. M. Fickinger of the Cuban Eastern railroad. The refugees report that the list Df dead is over 1,000. Light shocks were felt up to Thursday. A large proportion of the persons killed were women. The collapse of the Machado cigar factory is confirmed, but the refugee declare that only thirty of the employes lost their lives, instead of 120 as previously reported. The proprietor of the factory was killed. The supply of food, elothiner and medicines for the relief was brought tn by a vessel sent th(J In(ernation. al Brotherhood league. It is report- ed that hundreds of persons in hospitals lack antiseptic dressing and medical supplies. The Oterl is to return to Kingston at once with food and clothing furnished by citizens of Uago. A number of doctors from here will aJso go. A. M. Nathan and Charles Sherlock, who were killed, were wealthy Englishmen. They had been but three days in Jamaica Inspecting their business. Three of the employes of the firm of Nathan, Sherlock & Co. also lost their lives. The death of J. W. Middleton Is confirmed. Dr. Cronstaff Is dead, and Dr. G. Locked had his back broken and is not expected to live. Victoria market appears to be sinking and Is threatened by the sea. MYRTLE This Section For Some Time the Governor of Jamaica Has Not Hesitated to Show His Unfriendliness to the United States Washington. From official sources is learned that no attention will be paid by this government to the action of Governor Swettenham of Jamaica in asking Admiral Davis to withdraw his forces from Kingston. It 1s held here that the act of governor is that of a single individual, for which the British government is in no manner to be held responsible. As showing the attitude of the British government toward the United States, attention is .called to the promptness of their officials in sending thanks for the aid given. It is known in official circles that for some time the governor of Jamaica has not hesitated to show his unfriendliness to the United States. This has taken the form of opposi tion to the construction by this government of the Panama canal. It is said he has written letters on the subject to other West Indian governors, has been unfriendly in his attitude toward American citizens and has even sought to prevent the emigration of Jamaican negroes to work-othe canal. it Asked for Explanation. London. After a conference Monday between officials of the foreign office and the colonial office, the latter cabled to Governor Swettenham of Jamaica, asking for his version of the situation which led to the with drawal of Admiral Davis' warships from Kingston. Nothing had been received from the governor concerning any phase of the incident. No persons were more surprised at the governor's action than the officials of the foreign office, who learned the first particulars through the press. Wat in Jamaica for 250 years. The first shock was followed by fifteen minor snocks. The wooden structures stood well, but the brick houses collapsed within a radius of six miles. The immunity of 250 years led the Jamaicans to forget that they were within the the earthquake zone and they had been building brick houses. But for: ....... 1.1 1. thla nmtiqKh, )'..of'ui'.life. nine wuuiu nave ueeu no loss There has been no tidal wave. The defenses at Port Royal were de stroyed and the Palisades broken trough. Black mud is coming to the surface. The conduct of all classes Is admirable, but it is hoped that the British cruiser Indefatigable will soon arrive here with marines. EARTHQUAKES IN Davis at Guantanamo. Guantanamo. Admiral Davis, with the Missouri and the Indiana, arrived here Sunday at 10 o'clock. The Yankton appeared a short time before. v ,b uee"ly leu indignation at Kingston against the local government on account of the refusal of the American airt o,. es the first day and tortv slxty the second, at the Jesuit's and at the police quarters. This was done after the governor had declined aid. EUROPE, Violent Shock at Kuba. Russia, and Another in Italy. St. Petersburg.-T- wo violent earth- quake shocks were experienced at Kuba, government of Baku, at 5:30 morning. Kuba is a fortified' town in the province of Baku, situated on the south side of the river Kuba. It has a population of over 16,000. Udine, Italy. A severe earthquake shock was felt at Tolmezzo, 29 miles this place, at 4:20 Friday morn- Ing. The inhabitants, panic stricken, fled from their houses. There was no ioss oi lire. Tolmezzo Is situated at the southern foot of the Carnic Alps, near the Tagliamento. It is noted its immense rainfall, the annual precipitation amounting to about 9G Inches. The population of the town is about 2,000, and the commune over 5,000. BANK HOTEL. Principal r-- V A- - 'J s 0 Hod Carrier is Better Paid. "In San Francisco a Washington. bricklayer, plasterer or plumber receives more pay than a captain of twent) fears' service stationed at any of the posts near that city, even i the bitter's quarters at the commutation of his grade. A hodcar-rleIn the same city receives more pay than a second lieutenant " This statement Is made by Brigadier General Funston, OOmmandlai the depart ment of ( alifornla, In his annual report to the secretary of war. r Jamaica, Completely De- in Figures CRIME OF BURGLAR. Washington Woman Murdered and Made to Burn Her Body. Adeline Belllngham. Wash. - Miss Roper, a clerk in a dry goods store, was brutally murdered at Blaine, late Saturday night. It is believed that the object of the attack on her was robbery, but that she made such a valiant fight that her assailants tool; her life in order to escape detection. After the murder, oil was poured on the body and the house . .. MM ..L. t t i. ri... Ia. ... a CIICCM'I ' fnre the body was Incinerated. It was found that two blows were struck the back of the head with a blunt two on the left side of the head, and one under the right ear with the blade of an ax. TIh- - left ear was S' vereu. a uanoKorcnici nad a!si been stuffed into the victim's mouth. Nevada Legislature Convenes. Divorced. Separated, Carson City. The sesslou of the London The conferences which have reoeatl been going on between Nevada legislature which convened relatives, lawyers and others concern Monday promises to be the most lm Ing the differences between th Duke Portant ever held in the history of the Thclp wl11 '"' s"""' mbli am! Duchess of Marllxirough have r totted In an arrangement bv which! eglslatlon, nndprobably railroad leglslntheir affairs will not be brought be- Hon. The gamblers and sport ng men fore the courts and a separation will have already begun to gather here ami be effected without publicity. Thlf legislation was largely brought about through the make plans to head off any their business, as several of Intervention of royalty, which Ih desir- against the legislators expect to Introduce ous of averting public proceedings in- measures to abolish gambling and also volving the indent dooal house. prize fighting In the state. But v. Map Showing Wrecked by of l.ccation Earthquake. City that the citizens might mistake the arlng for a new earthquake. He also ieclared there was no necessity for American aid that his government ivas fully able to preserve order, tend to the wounded and succor the homeless. Davis, however, land-9parties of blue jackets, who patrolled the streets, cleared the debris, razed ruins, attended many of the wounded, and won the highest praise from citizens and military officers for sxcellent work. Rear-Admir- TRAIN d WRECKED. THEN BURNED. Sixteen Persons Are Killed in Indiana. in Wreck Not " The American Bible ciety has ju6t received the following cablegram from the Rev. John H. Hykee, D. D., the agent of the society for China: Mis"Notify all boards Shanghai 274 members, repsionary association, resenting nineteen bodies, urges aprelief all through peal famine churches. Million and quarter starv ing. Refugees already flocked cities. In district 3,000,000 destitute. Many millions affected. Many deaths already, though live months, suffering only begun. General relief commit tee, representing all interests in thii. part. East unite in placing work relief entirely in responsible hands. Opimpress portunity of century to China." ... special meeting of representatives of missionary bodies of the United States having work in China has been held in New York in response to this cablegram and it was by them unanimously recommended that churches, societies and indi viduals be urgently requested to con tribute liberally and promptly to meet this emergency. ARE - : BITTER TOWARDS ROADS Railroads Must Reform or Stock Bus ness Abandoned. Denver. President Murdo MacKen zie's annual address was the main feature of the opening session of the Tenth annual convention of the American National Livestock association, which assembled at 10 o'clock Tuesday in the Broadway theater ic this city. A report on "Legislative Questions," of vital interest to all the members, was made by S. H. Cowar, of Texas, attorney for the association The delegates were welcomed in a felicitious address by Gov. Henry A Buchtel. President MacKenzie referred to previous grievances stockmen hao against, the railroads, and said: "Dur ing 1906 there have been, to my knowledge, more complaints of poor service by thew railroads than in any and unless some year it thing i compel railroads to a give a speed limit to per ishable goods in transit, such as live stock, It will create such a loss that ultimately stockmen will have to abandon the business." LUMBERMEN BOUGHT CARS. Had to Pay Employes to Get Trans for Their Goods, Says Patton. Seattle, Wash. Evidence indicai ing that lumbermen have been paying money to railroad employes to have cars "spotted" on their tracks, was. introduced before Interstate Com missioner Franklin K. Lane at the hearing Tuesday afternoon into tht car shortage question. Charles E. Patton, president of the Reliance Lumber company and vice president and secretary of the Atlas Lumber and Shingle company, made the statement during the course of his examination. To sav that the evidence of Air. Patton was a sensa Uon would he putting it mildly poration Fowler, Ind. Sixteen persons were crushed or burned to death early Satin a collision between the Cleveland, Chicago & St. Louis railroad passenger train and freight train. Ten per sons were seriously injured and several more slightly hurt. The passenger train was running fifty miles an hour and consisted of a combination coach, two Pullman sleepers for Cincinnati, one sleeper for Indianapolis and private car No. 401, occupied C. E. Shaff. wife of tfle vice president of the railroad. The train was destroyed by fire, except the private car and the Indianapolis sleeper. Seven of the dead were burned to death Robbers Used Automobile. In the combination coach and but two Ixis Angeles Two robbers, whe of these have been identified. With but one exception every member of rode In an automobile, perpetrated an audacious daylight burglary of a post the passenger crew perished. office at Coniva, a small town on the SET APART BY ROOSEVELT. Southern Pacific, thirty miles east of . Natural and Prehistoric Wonders to this city. limine Mondav aftoi-n,two the men in rode front up of the be Protected. postoffice and alighted, entered the Washington. Under the provisions building through the front door. Her. of the act of copgress of June, 1900 they quickly forced an entrance for the preservation of American an a locked through door to the inner tiquities of historic or scientific inter In a few minutes where office, the est, the president has withdrawn from broke open the safe and took what four of tracts con land entry public money ii contained. The men then entered the machine without their talnlng such antiquities, and designat sd them as national monuments, as work having been notice and whirled away. follows: Devil's tower, consisting of a lofty BAILEY RETAINS TOGA. and isolated rock which is a notabl,. landmark of northern Wyoming, the Senator From TeXas Wins Out After Strenuous Fight. withdrawal being 1,152 acres. Petri fied forest, of Arizona, consisting of Austin, Texas United States Sens-toj(i,7i7 acres, containing fossilized and Joseph W. Bailey wsb on Tuesday mineralized timber remains in Kila United States senator In and Apache counties. El Morro ami ..!... joint session of the legislature by a Inort.tl.m rol V..n- t..vl ing of a tract of 109 acres, with vote of 108 to 45. The senate gave" I rocks on which are prehistoric Bailey i!) votes and his opponent 10. scrlptlons made bv ancient Zttnl The house cast M vot.uw fr.- Idlans. It'll Montezuma Castle, national monument in Arizona, consisting of and 30 against him. The opposite vot cast Was for Cecil Lyon. th. Rennlili a (tact of 100 acres. enntahifM " i fhm.v can nominee; Governor T. M. Camp nistonc structures of ancient cliff bell, former RanreaontaftM - v , . v, a dwellers ,rr . t KJI rell and others, Students Put up Goo Fight. Cullom's Fifth Term. Angers. France The expulsion Sat Springfield, 111. Shelby M. Cullom urday of students from the Catholic has been elected to the United States seminary at Beaupreau created scr senate for the fifth time. Cullom re ,,s disturbances. Troops stormed the seminary nnd broke in the doors, celved the entile vote of :(2 Repub lican members of the legislature. Tlu while the students, rrowdlnc the Demcrallc aspirants were Carroll C bombarded them with stones chairs and tables. The ot Boggs and Colonel James Hnmlltnn Iewis. corporation counsel of Chlca police, the commander of the and the commls-lone- r congressman-a- l of po- B ami tormer large lice were seriously WOUB.de 1. and 'fif- from Washington, who respective . j rece eaucus fifty and sevenUvi teen officers and soldiers were slight l hurt. The stud, nil Matty escaped votes. Under the unit rule, Judg. Boggs In th.. ballot Imr over a baei wail. th. total party vote. Incident. New Yorlc-R- ear Admiral Charles H. Davis, whose offer of assistance for the earthquake sufferers was L f00j , Governor James Alexander Swettnham of Kingston, is the man who received the surrender of Port Ponce when he was in command of the Dixie. His record in the Amen-frocan navy was a continuous snccen. sion of diplomatic triumphs. He is second in command of the North At- lantic squadron. Sir James Alexander Swettenham, K. C. M. G captain general and gov-fo- r ernor in chief of Jamaica, has been In the colonial service of Great Britain for forty years. He Is Gl years old, the sop of J. O. Swettenham of Bel- por Lodge, Derby. After graduating at Cambridge, he entered the Ceylon civil service in 1868, and remained In various grades of Ceylon service for fifteen years. Sir Alexander got his decoration and his knighthood for colonial service and then they sent him to Jamaica, where he arrived in the fall of 1904. FOUL One of the Principal Buildings at Kingston, stroyed by the Earthquake and Ensuing Fire. .. n New York. Rear-Admir- n East Street, Looking Toward the Water Front. Completely Devastated by the Earthquake and Fire. VERGE OE STARVATION Details of Awful Message Giving Famine in Flowery Kingdom Received from a Noted Forces and Ships. The United States Will Pay HOUSES STOOD. Santiago, Cuba The steamer Oteri, the second refugee? ship from Jamaica, Those Built of Brick Fell Upon Unfortunate Inhabitants. arrived here at daylight Saturday. 8he left Kingston at 11 o'clock Friday Loudon - A seelal dispatch from morning, and brings 132 passengers. Kingston, dated January 17. says: "The recent earthquake was more Among those on board are George H Hazen of the Century Magazine and serious than any which has occurred STREET SCENE The Governor of Jamaica Orders Ad miral Davis to Withdraw Hie No ARE BLAMED e light-hoiks- WOODEN 11 ON FROM KINGSTON ORDERED IS MILLIONS Of CHINESE MARINES 4RE AMERICAN GREAT BRITAIN MM n . Ameri- can marines were praised by the Oteri's passengers. The West Indian regulars and the colored troops were rendering excellent service. Governor Bweetenham now feels he has the situation well in hand. The steamer Prinz Waldemar of the Hamburg-Over One Hu dred Tourists American line, which is ashore Who Left Stricken City nar the Prinzcssiu Victoria Luise, will prove a total loss. The Arrive at Santiago. at the mouth of the harbor is being temporarily repaired. The yacbl ('audita, in the service of the Cuban government, left here Fri That List of Dead is Over the Report day moraine for Kingston, carrying One Thousand, a Large Propornodical supplies and provision, but tion of the Persons Killed she was forced to return on account ot heavy weather. Saturday morning her Being Women supplies were transfered to the Oterl. r - in-o- - nii,. ' v - win-low- sub-perfe- gen-darml- e t.