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THE MONT TIMES il m.lSIIKI) TOf WKKKLV TREMONT TIMES COMPANY H. Capwell, Editor snd Manager TKKMoNTON UTAH I w EXPLOSION UNEARTHED PROPOSES 1 AH STATE NEWS The Blak Hawk Indian war veterwill be held In l'rovo, August ans' camp fire InGrand Jury Returns Seventy-Fivdictments Against San Francisco Officials, and Abe Ruef. Political Boss. The streeet railway company of Salt Lake City has ordered steel rails to construct over 100 miles of track. The annual convention of the association Photographers' was held in Salt Lake City last week. a The shearing of sheep begins at twenty-April 14. One hundred and five thousand head are listed thus far. The town of Ixia, in Wayne county, is thoroughly alarmed over what is believed to be an epidemic of spinal meningitis. Peter Etzel, a miner working at the Little Hell mine, Park City, was serious. y Injured by falling down a chute a distance of thirty feet A case of smallpox was reported In Salt Lake city last week, the first case of the disease to be reported in the capital city since August 8. During the coming summer the city of Nephi will lay sewer blocks of street and sidewalk pavement, constructed of concrete and cement. robbed Three clever pickpockets Clarence Johnson, a young farmer from Glenwooa, Sevier county, Utah, of $410 in Salt Lake City last week. The contract for the new daily mail service from St. George to Modena, via Enterprise, Utah, has been award ed to Charles J. Haslian, of St. George. Walter Green, a resider.'. of Hooper, was thrown from his horse at that place and killed instantly. Green was 26 years old and leaves a wife and one child. Henry DeHuff, one of the oldest citizens of Park City, was run down by a freight train and killed. DeHuff was deaf and did not notice the approaching train. The range sheep of Utah are to be Inspected this year before they are dipped, and the inspection will start at the regular dipping points in the ptate early in April. Chief of Police George A. Sheets of Salt Lake City, has been bound over to the district court on a charge of conspiracy, In connection with the c Jj.c'Whirter robbery. A t 1 Tfte dog show held in Salt Laki fJty last week proved a grand success, a number of fine dogs being exhibited and the attendance and interest of the public being most gratifying. Laura Cox, a seamstress employed at a bedding manufacturing establishment in Salt Lake Pity, was caught y the hair in a sewing machine and almost scalped, her head being badly rut. Despite the protests of the Sioux against having the White river tes shari' their reservation, the presi-len- t has decided to quarter Utes with the Cheyenne Sioux Indiana lor the present. Teachers in the Salt Lake schools are assured of more pay, the senate having passed house bill No. 217, laising the limit which Salt I.ake may to levy for school purposes from 5 9 Inter-mountai- n Mo-den- 6Vi mills. Fred Bentson, of Evanston, Wyo., aged 21, a brakeman employed by the near Union killed Pacific, was Emery, Utah. He was riding on top of a freight train, when his back was broken by a pipe from a water tank. Judge Thomas Maloney, candidate on the American party ticket for the supreme court of the state at the last election, died at Ogden on the l!th, after an illness of four weeks, the cause of his death being an abscess of the liver. The whole section of central Utah Is greatly enthused over dry farming, and there is a section of country about ten by fifteen miles in area lying west and south of Nephi which is shortl to be the center of a great grain producing country. Mike McCabe and William J. O'Leary, two of the six soldiers who were arrested on February 28 on the charge of having assaulted and robbed Harold Herrum In Salt Lake City, have been bound over to the district court for trial. W. H. Parrent, a crtm tnal and the star witness for the prose In the conspiracy case against Chief of Police George A. Sheets, ol Halt Lftkt City, has been released on his own recognizance, by request of ,the county attorney. While driving across the tracks In DgdeB, a wagon in which Frank Skene was seated, was struck b a passengei train and Skatie thrown under (lie cars. Before the wheels reached his body the horse succeeded in kicking him from the track out of danger. A heavy snows! ids GUM down In Napoleon canyon near Ogdaa, and did MM damage to the buildings of tin Maghei Mining Cop Napoleon company, carrying away the black ttmith shop and damaging the kltcbcg vatl of the hotel and dinliigroom. San Francisco. Tl IIUS The Shortly before G o'clock tile grand Declarat.on Read Before Lower House of Parliament Avoids all Referjury filed with Presiding Judge Coffey inence to Drumhead Courtmar-tla- l of the superior court seventy-livwhich and Other Cases of dictments, charging bribery, Contention. were found on evidence presented to the grand jury after six months' probing into the municipal affairs of this ministerial St. Petersburg. The city by Assistant District Attorney Francis J. Heney and Secret Service declaration setting forth the program Agent William J. Burns, and which for legislation was read Tuesday afterreveal an amazing story of alleged noon by Premier Stolypin before the graft and corruption that surpasses lower house of parliament. The declaration avoided all reference the boodle cases of St. Louis, ranks l and all is and the to drumhead with Minneapolis expose , was reand of contention of amount cases in the other only eclipsed but not in its ramifications ceived in silence. received M. Stolypin at the close and organization, by the famous Tweed conservathe New of from York. ring hearty applause Of the indictments returned, sixty-fivtives? are against Abraham Ruef, for The first speech, however, that of Franof San boss Prince Zereteli, in behalf of the soyears the political cisco, charging him wilh bribing the cial democracy, evoked an angry scene board of supervisors to grant fran between members of the right and left chises to the United railroads, the parties, in which such epithets as Home Telephone company, the San murderer" were freely exFrancisco Gas and Electric company "liar" and The prince proposed a resochanged. and the prize fighting "trust." Ten are against T. V. Hal-se- lution arraigning the government for former general agent of the Pa- violating all the rights of the people cific States Telephone anil Telegraph in the imperial manifesto of company, who is charged with hav- promised 'SO, 1905, and concluding with to October not bribed the supervisors ing grant a franchise to the rival com- the declaration that the people can pany. liberate their friends, fighters for freeSeveral more indictments, the exare act number and again-- t what person, dom, only when they themselves free. to refuse Burns and divulge Heney until the accused parties have been The projects of law enumerated by arrested, were found by the grand M. Stolypin include: Freedom of speech and of the press. jury but not filed, Heney and Burns not even trusting the secret file. Liberty or faith. Habeas corpus on the same basis as EVERY STREET A RIVER. other states. Local Town of Stockton, California. Under Reform of the zemstvos. Water, and Damage Will be ImResponsibility of officials. Agrarian reforms. mense. Abolition of free entry of goods into Stockton, Cal. Water was running Vladivostok. Completion of the through the streets or this city on Wednesday like a millrace. In some railroad in Russian territory. Popular education. places it was six feet deep, while in others it varied from one to three TWELVE MEN CAUSE STRIKE. feet, the latter being the mean average. All business is suspended as Not a Single Street Car is Running in Butte. most of the business houses are Hooded and the people in many parts of the Butte, Mont. The Butte street, railcity are afraid to leave their homes. way system suspended all operations No portion of the town escaped. Main, Tuesday midnight, in consequence of the principal business street of the a walkout of track and repair men. city, is the high point, and even here Thus far no negotiations for a settlethe water averaged nearly a foot in depth. All the cellars and many of ment have been made. One hundred the first floors of the business houses and fifty motormen and conductors are were submerged and the loss in the thrown out by the strike of the barn city alone will run into hundreds of men, who number only twelve. The thousands of dollars. latter ask an increase from $3 to ?o.50 INCREASING ARMED FORCE. per day for eight hours' work. These men belong to the Workingmen'j Riotously Inclined Peasants of Rou union, the strongest in the camp next mania Will be Suppressed. to the Miners'. Their demands have Vienna. The Austrian minister ( f been granted by the telephone comby the waterworks, the lumthe Interior has ordered a considerable panies, ber men and by minor companies, but increase in the number of gendarmes the city, the gas company and the upon the Roumanian frontier in order street railway company will not pay to prevent riotous peasants from cross- their demands. The membership is mainly composed of common laborers. ing the frontier and starting disturbances in Austria. The opinion is exJEWS BEING MASSACRED. pressed at the foreign office that unRoumania Assuming Roumanian government Outbreak in less the the Proportions. Alarming agrarian promptly suppresses movement in Roumania, it is liable i Vienna. Acording to a telegram resoon get beyona control. It is be- ceived here from Czernowils, an Auslieved here that the Russian agents are trian town close to the boundary of responsible for the recent advices have riots, their object being to inflame the Moldavia, Roumania, from the Austrian been received there southern in the provinces antisemites of Russia. frontier police stationed at Itzkani and h out Suczawa. that the Laborers for Panama Canal. break in Kouinania is assuming serious Paris. Loroy Parke, general agent proportions. Peasants have attacked of the war department, has been In and Jews at Burduxhenl plundered Europe for some months Soliciting for- who are fleeing over the frontier to Itzeign labor for work upon the Panama kani. About 2.000 fugitives, mostly women and children, already have canal, and although he has encountered much opposition, he has succeed crossed the frontier. Other reports de ed since October In shipping 4,500 clare that further serious disturbances men, nearly all Spaniards or Italians, have occurred at Hotosahni, where the and they are now going forward at the peasants have set fire to the houses of rate of about 500 a month. NotwithJews, and as a result almost the enstanding the inducements offered, both tire town is in (lames. The Hebrew the Spanish and Italian governments of Vienna is preparing to take were opposed to allowing their sub- care or the itoumunia fugitives. jects to go to Panama. Food for the Starving. SERIOUS CHARGE MADE. Washington. The I 'nlted States arPeasant in Russian Parliament Says my transport Buf6rd will lake a load of provisions at once to China for Famine Relief Funds Are Stolen. the relief of famine suffers. The war - Without furany 8t Petersburg ther allusion to the ministerial declara- department lias itdUsod the state detion of policy, the lower house of parli- partment that this transport, which ament on Wednesday began the actual is now at San Francisco. Is at the dis work or the session, with the organiza posal of the Red Cross tor immediate The transport tlon r committees, which, in Russia, use In the shipment, A will stop at Honolulu on us way to are elected instead of appointed. the Shanghai and probably will carry a peasant deputy boldiy charged government with stealing the money special party of congressmen who are Intended for the relief of the famine to visit Honolulu as guests of the it izens of the Hawaiian islands. sufferers e court-martia- money-passed- e trans-Siberia- anti-Jewis- anti-Jewis- -- - Trainmen SEVENTY-FIV- MULE Reject Offers of the Rail road Managers. Chicago Trainmen and conductors on all railroad lines west of Chicago have rejected the recent offer of the general managers of th? systems for an increase in wages, arcordlng to information reaching the Record-HeralIt Is stated further that the train men have voted to strike If their demands are not granted. Unless the railroads managers offer further con cessions a strike or 50.000 men Is likely to result IS Many Homes. Forbach, Germany. An explosion of fire damp in an underground shaft of the coal mine at Klein rosseln, near here, resulted in the death of seventy-fivminers and the injury of twelve e J W Strange Explanation Given of Strife Between Nicaragua and Honduras. Nicaraguan Cavalrymen Appropriated a Mule While on Territory Claimed by Honduras, and War Was Required to Settle the Matter. h e story-printe- much-moote- Ze-lay- of Martyred Steunenberg Called hv Grim ReaDer. Boise, Idaho - Albert K. Steunen berg, of Caldwell, on of the most prom inent bankers and financiers of Idaho and a brother of the late Frank Steunenberg. or this state, who was assassinated a little over a year ago, died at his home in Caldwell His at a late hour Sunday night death was Mused by a complication of diseases, the most pronounced of which was liver rouble, from which he has suffered for some time. Danced Herself to Death. - Death claimed Mrs of 907 McKean street morning as she began si a dance In a hall at Philadelphia Anna Sherer, early Sunday the final waltz Seventh and Moore streets, after dancShe was a sufferer ing all evenlm; from heart trouble. Mrs. Sherer was 37 years old. She was aware that her heart was weak, but persisted in The hall was given by the dancing women of the Aurora society. She took part in every number, enjoying her Sfltt greatly. Chicago Sewer Collapses. Chicago. Five men were injured, one of them seriously, by the collapse of a sewer in which they were work Ing at the Intersection of Kvanston and Lawrence avenues. About twenty men were in the sewer when about thirty feet or it foil In upon them The majority of the men were pinned In by the debris, and when It was cleared away they were found unln jured. The five men who were hurt were cut about tie- head and seveielv , bruised nboui th Of HIS WIEE Evelyn Nesbit Thaw Says She Was Tied Up and Lashed on the Bare Skin, Thaw Spending Entire Day Whipping Her. New York. In the Thaw trial on Hummell Monday the affidavit was introduced, with the consent of the defense, and was reaa in full to the jury. The affidavit proved p. surprise only in the alleged severit: of ihe assaults Harry K. Thaw is said to have made upon Evelyn Nesbit during her trip through Europe in 1903, when, accordof Abraham ing to the testimony Hummel, Miss Nesbit would not sign statements which Thaw had prepared, accusing Stanford White of having drugged and ruined her. In the affidavit prepared in Hum mel's office Miss Nesbit charges Thaw with having attacked her with a cowhide whip while they were stopping at an old castle in the Austrian Tyrol, and lashing her bare skin until she became faint, from the pain and swooned. He repeated the attack the next day, according to the affidavit, and afterward in Paris he beat her at half-hou- r intervals throughout one entire day, leaving off when she would faint away and could no longer understand what was happening. Miss Nesbit is alleged to have sworn in the affidavit that she was in daily fear for her life and that Thaw acted as a demented person during some of the much-discusse- d others. Many of the bodies were so disfigured that they were scarcely recognizable. The work of bringing out mule a mule One Washington the injured men and the bodies of Ireno Senor to Salgado belonging the the dead was very slow, galleries beof was chief the dispute object choked with wreckage. being , when Dewen-delsHonduras and tween Nicaragua The mine belongs to the they began the quarrel which finally one of the richest mining famiended in the war that is threatening lies of Alsace-LorrainThe Dewendels brothers have given the peace of all Central America, ac$25,000 to relieve the immediate ne- cording to the official communications cessities of the afflicted families. exchanged by the ministers of the foreign affairs for the two republics, coCONFESSES. NEGRO SOLDIER pies of which communications have Members of Twenty Ffth Infantry been received in Washington. Shot up Brownsville. The controversy began when AugusGalveston, Tex. The mystery sur- ta C. Coello, the Honduran minister rounding the alleged raid of the negro for foreign affairs, wrote a note to infan Jose D. Gomez, the Nicaraguan minissoldiers from the Twenty-fiftter for foreign affairs, on January 28, of Brownsville, the upon try people Texas, on August 13, last year, has protesting against the theft of a mule Nicafrom Ireno Salgado by thirty-fivbeen cleared up, according to a were who News. raguan the charged Galveston cavalrymen, by After seven months of investigation with entering Honduran territory. In reply, Senor Gomez said the by federel authorities, what appears to did not quite enter Hondurhas crime the of the true be version passed been secured from D. C. Gray, one of an territory, although they the discharged soldiers, who admits near to the little town of Los Manos, in that republic. The taking of the that he partially participated. The man has been living in Galves- mule was not denied, but Senor Gomez ton a large portion of the time since insisted in his letter that Salgado was was discharged from the army not a Honduran citizen, but a Nicarahe soon after the outrage. who had to leave that country Acording to his statement, the at- guan before. Consequenttack was not premeditated, but was lution two yearsmaintained that Honly, Nicaragua done of an the result alleged injury no to had to duras the defly right a white man in one of the soldiers by Brownsville half an hour before the fense of Salgado's mule. This note brought a spirited reply raid. The negro, returning to the from Honduras, the minister for for anand rifle his seized barracks, Salnounced that he was going to kill the eign affairs anouueing that Ireno the liv was gado. Nicaraguan refugee, solwhite man. Several other negro in Tegucigalpa, happily engaged diers volunteered to go along and see ing in trade there, while a man by the the work well done, and to wipe out same name, a most reputable and reother scores which they had against farmer, a Honduran of un spected of account on citizens the injuries questionable citizenship, lived at Los to have suffered. which they claimed Manos and owned the The negroes returned to the bar- mule. racks after committing the assault on Nicaragua replied that it was true the town, and many soldiers assisted that Colonel Juan I. Rocha, who comin the hurried cleaning of the guns a party of calvarymen, took manded soon for the inspection which followed a mule near Los Manos, but reiterated gfter the shooting in the town ceased. that the animal was not taken in HonAparently the soldiers from only one duran territory. Dispatches grew long company participated in the raid, al- er as the controversy waxed warmer though practically the entire battalion Other questions arose. Then the arbi knew the soldiers had done the trational tribune was opened and finally the break came when President of Nicaragua withdrew his memSET OFF THE DYNAMITE. ber of the board of arbitration and war between Honduras and NicaraRevenge of Workmen Who Had Been gua actually began. Discharged by Contractor. ' DUELING IN RUSSIA. Cincinnati. By the explosion of two hundred and fifty pounds of dynamite Cuts off Ear of Prince and is in a shack on the site of the new City Captain Shot. hospital early Sunday, great damage St. was done to residences and buildings Petersburg. A shooting affray throughout the surrounding residence took place in the dining hall of the section. Incendiarism is assigned as Grand Hotel de Europe between the cause, a number of men recently Prince a marshal or the Nokaridze, contractors the discharged by hospital nobility from Kutais, and Captain Kos-lof- f being said to have made threats. of the east Siberia sharpshooters. Trust Conference. In the midst of a spirited argument New York. The national Civic fed- regarding the autonomy of the Caueration, which called the rust con- casus, Prince Nokaridze made a disference of 1899 in Chicago, has de- paraging remark about Russian miliprestige. Thereupon Captain cided to arrange for another confer- tary Kosloff drew his sabre and cut off the ence of the same nature to consider ear. Reaching into his pocket, that problem in Its latest aspects; es- prince's the prince pulled a revolver and fired pecially the question of federal and twice, the bullets the state regulation of the corporations, neck and breast of thepenetrating A surcaptain. and the question of the operation of geon sewed on the prince's severed the Sherman anti trust law. It is pro- ear. Captain Kosloff's wound are dang-posed to hold this conference in Mav at a city to be designated later. Brother NOW WOMAN E Serious Disaster at Mining Village Near Forbach, Germany, Which Has Brought Sorrow to BRUTAL TREATMENT THE CAUSE HE indictments In the municipal graft cases were returned Wednesday. Strike Situation Serious. Hammond. Ind. The strike situation at east Chicago was intensified on Wednesday, when It. 500 men, employed by the Inland Steel company, walked out. The reason for the walk out was the demand of the laborers for an Increase of 25 cents per day. Six bund red men struck Tuesday at the Interstate Steel company and 1.200 at the Republic Iron and Steel compuy, ami the walkout ot Wednesday brings the total number l strikers to over 5.000 men Of FIHE DAMP DO Freedom of Speech and of the Press, Liberty of Faith and Other Reforms. 20-2- d T STDLYPIN CAGE CABLE BROKE. Meet Death In Rhenish Russia. Rhenish Saarlouis, Prussia. Twenty-twminers were killed at the German hard coal mine. They were descending one of the shafts in a cage when the cable broke near the top, and the miners plunged down several hundred feet. They all met with Instant death. The mine belongs to the Prussian government, which has begun an official Inquiry into the accident. Twenty-tw- o STARTED Burton Will Get Even. Abilene, Kan Joseph It. Burton, who is expected to return to his home here this week from Ironton, Mo., where he is in jail serving a six months' sentence, has engaged the local theatre for March 23, when he will deliver a public address. Ben&tor Burton has for some time threatened to expose those whom he charged with being responsible for his conviction, and It Is said that his remarks will prove sensational. Several Men Shot While Engaged in Riot in East Chicago. Hammond, Ind. In a street riot at the Kast Chicago mill of the Republic Iron & Steel company several men were shot, two probably fatally. The trouble started when fifty laborers struck for higher wage-- : Twenty later went back to work and the remaining thirty broke through the gates of the steel plant to get at their companions. When once within the plant a DtOOdj riot followed, in which IM shots ere tired. THE PRESIDENT. Ripley of the Santa Fe Blames Roosevelt for Wall Street Panic. Los Angeles, Cal. In an interview In an afternoon paper, President E. P. Ripley of the Santa Fe, who is now at Santa Barbara, is quoted as saying that President Roosevelt is responsible for the present uncertain conditions in Wall street, and attributes to "a brush fire the recent semi-paniMr. started." which the president Ripley said that because of the gensentiment in the eral country that the Santa Fe was prepared to inaugurate a policy of strict conservatism in the matter of the expenditures and that many contemplatin the company's ed improvements property would have to await more Mr. Ripley i9 favorable conditions. also quoted as saying that he believes it is likely that President Harriman of the Union Pacific will retire from active railroad life within a year. c anti-railroa- NICARAGUA Port HAS UPPER HAND. Captured by Naval! Forces of Zelaya. Managua, Nicaragua. The port of Trujillo, Honduras, has been captured by the Nicaraguan naval forces. The Hondurans left behind them a piece of artillery, a number of rifles and a quantity of ammunition. Panama. According to reliable information received here from Salva dor, that country has allied itseli openly with Honduras in the war with On March 10, 2,500 SalNicaragua. vadorean soldiers landed at Amalpala and proceeded the next morning in the direction of Cholutea. This body of men came from San Miguel, in Honduras, and are under the command oi General Jose Delores Presa. of Trujillo to Dismiss Case Denied. In the Ida. district court a" Boise, Caldwell on Monday Judge Wood over ruled the motion for dismissal of the case against Moyer, Haywood and Pettibone, accused of the murder ol Frank Steunenberg, former governor The of this state, on Dec. 30, 1905. principal argument in support of the motion to dismiss was made by E. F Richardson of Denver. Motion Detectives Miners o BY Chicago. Have No Clue to Who Got $173,000. The counting of the Thief $62 in the local tc determine if the shortage of $173,000. 000,000 discovered February 20, was due to a In bookkeeping, was finished Monday without the discovery of anything to explain the shortage other than that the money had been stolen Captain Porter of the federal secret service said that his detectives had learned nothing new about the disappearance of the money. mistake Bryan Pays Tribute to Labor. Chicago. William J. Bryan, at the closing conference on Monday in connection with the industrial exhibit, expressed the oplulon that trade unions have done more good for society than Al any other force In this country. though he disclaimed any "scientific" knowledge of the question, Mr. Hry an's remarks were received with mucb satisfaction by the audience of union men from the Federation of Labor which attended the meeting. Charged With Land Frauds. Albuquerque, N. M. The United Slates grand Jury in session at Sania Fe returned six indictments against parties charged with fraudulent land transactions In the coal lands of San Juan county, New Mexico. Most of those indicted are employes of tin Utah Fuel company and the Denver & Kio Grande railroad, the coronations which recently were the subject of Inquiry at Salt Lake City, Utah Among those Indicted is Robert For rester. geologist fur the Utah Fue aompuy.