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I VOL. XXIV. MAMMOTH CITY, JUAB COUNTY, UTAH, SATURDAY, AUGUST 16, 1919. HUE CLOSES NO. 26. RAIL ROAD LEADERS Mil HOT COERCE ACTION NOTED MAGNATE AND PHILANTHROPIST SUCCUMBS AT HIS HOME IN MASSACHUSETTS. HAVE Many Business Concerns Make Sub - scriptions and Others Promise to Help Enterprise at Meeting of Commercial Club Ironmaster, S3 Years Old and Invalid Since 1917, Sinks Rapidly After Attack Friday. Succumbs When Pneumonia Follows Cold. Statement Issued in National Capital. Appeal to Common Sense" of the American People. Men Are ' Gradually Returning to Work. Salt Lake. Formation of the Uintah Improvement corporation for. the express purpose of building a railroad into Uintah basin as soon as it is physically possible, and to develop the vast resources of that famous Utah treasure house ttr produce tonnage for the road, was launched at a meeting of several score of the states prominent business men in the Commercial club Tuesday night. The enterprise, fathered and fostered by Governor Bamberger, now takes definite shape, with the selection of a committee to represent the subscribers to stock in (he corporation and the raising of a fund with which to complete surveys and all necessary preliminary Wort. This corporation will proceed at once to secure the right ofway and make all other arrangements that must necessarily precede actual construction work. The action taken is the outcome of the governors recent trip to the basin, the preliminary surveys which he has had made, the offers' of persons interested in Uintah basin mineral properties to join in the railroad project, and the promise of support of the business interests of Salt Lake given by the board of governors of the Commercial club. Lenox, Mass. In his great mansion overlooking a lake in the beautiful Berkshire, where he sought seclusion when bodily infirmity overtook him and his mind was saddened by the entrance of his country intothe world war, Andrew' Carnegie, ironmaster and philanthropist, died Monday. , Although he had been in feeble health more than two years, his final Illness was brief a matter of days. A severe cold developed quickly into bronchial pneumonia, the aged patient lapsed into unconsciousness and the end came as though it was the beginning of a deeper sleep. No ostentation will mark the funeral of the man who, when he began eighteen years ago to give away his millions, was reputed to have the second largest private fortune in America. Mrs. Carnegie was at her husbands bedside In the last hour of his life, but he did not revive sufficiently to permit of any sign of recognition. Their daughter, Margaret, who last April married Ensign Roswell Miller, of New York, was notified that it was apparent that the illness would be fatal, and she hurried from her home at Mill- brook, N. Y., arriving, a few minutes after her father had died. Although Mr. Carnegie, who was In his eighty-fourt- h year", had been an Invalid since 1917, when he suffered an attack of grippe, the news of his death was a shock to old friends and former business associates. Since his previous illness he had been under the care of two nurses. Washington. Leaders of the fifteen organizations of railroad employees (nited Saturday in a definite assertion that they had no desire and have had none, to impress upon the public by violence or by threat their proposal that the railroads be nationalized under tripartite control. Declaring that the requests of the men that living costs he reduced or their wages increased was aside from the question of the future disposition of the railroad problem, the labor leaders said that if President Wilson and congress could not meet this request the men would try to find another solution. Plans for the formation of a national conference for railroad control were discussed at a luncheon attended by representatives of the bortherhoods and prominent persons from various parts of the country who were Invited by the brotherhoods to be members of the conference as representatives of the public. ; While the labor leaders did not mention the presidents address to congress it was the general' belief that their statement resulted from his warning to the labor world that strikes would only make present conditions worse and that those who sought to employ threats or coercion were only preparing their own destruction. Two distinctly separate considerations now confront the people, the wage requirements of the railroad employees, and the Sims bill (embodying the railway employees plan for reorganization of the railroads). ,r In tfce matter of wages we- - have suhinitiAi an eminently just proposition. We have said that if wa are te continue to live as Americana should live and are to care for our families as American families should be cared for, the profiteers must be restrained or our 'wages Increased. Every fair minded man, and every intelligent housewife, will recognize the reasonableness of tli is request. If congress and the president cannot meet this request, It is still a living questiou and we shall have to try to find another solution.' TAKEN BY GROUP OP UTAHNS OUTCOME OF RECENT TRIP MADE BY GOVERNOR. Plan Navy Base at Los Angeles. Secretary Daniels, after an inspection of Los Angeles harbor here, announced that he would recommend to Congress that the make a. minimum expenditure ,.Jdnttflqd ,o Jong jyljh the lnterna-tlonbase ,of g5,XM00 m reate peace movement, Mr. Carnegie here, provided the city would acquire was said to have been more severely and present to the navy department affected by the world war than most approximately fifty acrea of land men. It came as a hard blow to him the present naval base site of and the cause which he had so close 150 acres on the outer harbor. at heart. Lok Angeles. al INTENTION" TO PROPOSALS ON PUBLIC BY "THREATS OR VIOLENCE." J PALMER STARTS PLUNDERING OF PUBLIC SENTIMENT IS TO BE SYSTEMATIZED EXPLOITATION OF LINES BY MORGAN AND, DIRECTED AGAINST THOSE GUILTY OF EXPLOITING. ROCKEFELLER IS ALLEGED. Attorney General Palmer Wires Food Sensational Statements Mads Before ilouse Committee by Attorney for Administrators to Probe Retailers and Publish Costs as Guide. Brotherhoods of the Railway ; r Congress to Investigate. Employees. Washington Leading directly from Washington Food administrators in every state in the union will begin Wall street and from the banking Monday the formation of fair price houses controlled directly by the Morcommissions to answer questions di- gan and Rockefeller groups, Informarected to them by Attorney General tion whach has come into the possesPalmer. sion of the railroad brotherhoods His telegram to the food administrashows that there has preceded a systions with this request marks another tematized plundering of virtually all step in the government's fight against of the public transportation highways the high cost of living and is in in the United States the house .. desires expressed was told by ". .. by the president in his menage GKn lVlumb of ChicaVo. . f grass. When fair prices are arrived at There was no connection between and posted by the food administra- the presentation of the Plumb plan to tors, all of the strength of the departand labor disturbances and ment of justice will be used to main- congress demands for higher wages, Plumb said, tain observance of these prices by wholesalers and retailers of food- replying to a question by Chairman The fact that both broke together, stuffs. Any violations of the fair Plumb added, was due to your inviimmediate be will lists reported price tation to at this time. Otherly to the nearest district attorney and wise, our appearwould have been preplan he will be vested with authority to sented In the fall. proceed at once against the profiteer. Definite Information on which his Meantime Investigators of the dewere based, Mr. Plumb said, charges partment of justice have reported that would be turned over to the commitlarge quantities of foodstuffs have tee, upon which it may ask for a full been stored in various sections of the congressional Investigation. country and United States authorities We believe such an investigation, accumuvast these are investigating he continued, will reveal that there lations of supplies to determine wheth- Is not one railroad system dominating er prosecution under the food act of the 254,000 miles of I shall be begun under Attorney Gen- any part in the United States but has suferal Palmers instructions. fered and Is suffering, In a degree if The general instructions issued by not to the same extent, from carefully the attorney general to the United deliberated manipulations of the sort coStates district attorneys and the have and ruined the railwrecked that operating department agents also cov- roads I have mentioned. It will reveal er the destruction of foodstuffs by that these interests are again gatherholders who purpose by this method to their forces of private and secret ing levto the present high hold up prices control, and seek, after having gained els. Reports are being received that from congress a sanction to rehabilifoodstuffs are thus being destroyed, tate their railroad properties at public and the full machinery of the law will expense, to begin again and follow the to reach be invoked persons guilty. through Its corrupt and wicked cycle In this connection it has been proposed the systematized plundering and lootthat congress enact legislation special- ing of the public and the public inwho ly designed to cope with profiteers terest In the natioss highways. go so far as to destroy foodstuffs to In view of the gravity of this situmaintain prices. ation, and In order that we may have the benefit of their counsel' on behalf 8EVEN PERISH IN RESORT BLAZE of the public in presenting our statement to congress and to the American Flames Sweep Amusement Park Near people, the fourteen affiliated railway Montreal. Death Liot May Grow. labor organizations are summoning to were Seven persons Montreal. Washington a national conference on burned Sunday night in a fire on a railroad control. scenic railway at 'Dominion park, an amusement resort near this city. PRINCE AAGE The bodies of three men, . three women and a boy were recovered from the ruins shortly before midnight. It Is feared several more persons lost their lives and that the bodies will be recovered when search is resumed. It lias been impossible to Identify the dead. The cause of the fire which not only destroyed part of the scenic railway, but also the mystic mill nearby, Is unknown, but It is believed It was started by lighted cigarette or match inter-committ- , . Grsw Killed Whan Engine Overturns BRITISH UNCOVER CONSPIRACY. Engineer Joseph Trinidad, Colo. Alexander was killed and Fireman S. Arrests Expected to Follow RevoluElliott seriously Injured Tuesday tionary Propaganda in England. When the locomotive of Colorado SoutLondon. At least one Important arthe out- rest Is to follow the.details of a revohey train No. 8 overturned on Denare Both of Walsenburg. sorts lutionary conspiracy directed by Len-in- e ver men. One baggage car and a comand Trotzky against the United bination coach left the rails. No pas- States, Britain, Japan and Italy, unsengers or members of the crew were covered this afternoon. hurt. Buckling of a rail la said to Thousands of books and pamphlets have caused the accident. appealing to the workmen to revolt against the present government have Ulster Unionists Ars Again Aotiv. been circulated in England and ScotBelfast. After an address in which land, and many were seized in a raid, Sir Edward Carson, leader of the Ul- news of which did not become public ster Unionists, told the Ulster Unio- until late Monday. nist council that It was necessary for One pamphlet, signed with the names Ulster to be prepared to prevent any of Lenine, Trotzky and Tchitcherin encroachments on its llbetriss," It was (the Russian Bolshevist foreign mindecided to revive the Ulster political ister), was addressed to the toiling clubs which have been abandoned dur- masses of America, France, Britain, ing the war and celebrate Covenant Italy and Japan; an appeal of the Russian workmen and peasants soviet day, September 28, with a speechmakCar-eo. ing campaign .led by Sir Edward. government. -- France to Retain 23 Corpe In Army. Paris. Demobilisation of the military organization built up by France during the war Is proceeding and when It Is completed the organisation will b the same as In 1914 before the The French outbreak of the war. e army will comprise the twenty-oncorps of 1914 and two corps created during the war. Colorado 1919 Crop Forecast. Denver, Colo. The largest acreage devoted to crops In Colorado and the largest total production In the states history is forecast for 1919 by the Colorado crop reporting service, a branch of the United States department of agriculture, in a report made public Monday. MBS. RAYMOND ROBINS Drouth Bond Papers Stolen in Montana Helena. .Mont. The room 'of the Journal clerk of the Montana house of representatives was entered some time Monday night after the extraordinary session of the legislature had adjourned aud the proceedings of the final hofirs of the session were taken, It became known. Chioago Indicts 40 More for Rioting x Chicago. Indictments against thirty-siwhite chargmen, negroes and four to ing offenses ranging from assaults commit murder to carrying concealed weapons, were returned Tuesday by the special grand Jury Investigating the recent race riots iu Chicago. Russ Reds Arrest Former Chieftain. forCopenhagen. General Vatatls, mer commander In chief of the Bolshevist forces, und his chief of staff have been arrested by order of the Bolshevist government, according to a report from Ietrograd. Ally Commission Reports on Flume. Home Tle allied commission which Investigated recent disorders at Flume has concluded Its work, the Corrlere Bella Serra said Tuesday. ail-roa- Yacht Stolen and Two Girls Kidnapped Chicago.' Chicago police Monday received n telegram from the nuthorUh's at Grand Haven, Mich., asking them to search tor the yacht, the Briar, which, they declare, wns stolen by seven young men In the Michigan port yesterday. The men also are snld to have kidnaped two Iflrls. who are being held prisoners on the boat. Quiet Restored in Saxon Town. Copenhagen. Comparative quiet has boon restored at Chemnitz. Saxony, whore fifty persons were killed Friday during food riots Inspired by Spar Prince Aage of Denmark, who re. tacan agitators. sently vieited the United States. two-maste- d Mrs. Raymond Robins, president of Trade Union the National Womon-League. o NO Two Automobilists Dead in Acoident. Colorado Springs, Colo. Hubert Stevens of Jewell county, Kansas, and Miss Tressie Wiggington of Brighton, Colo., were killed and Hugh Lewis of Greenvill, Ity., and Mrs. Henry M. Jones and son, Keith, of Danville, ill., were seriously, injured, and Mrs. W. R. Cobb and daughter, ltowena, of Green-burKan., were less seriously hurt early Monday, when a large touring car in which they were riding in Phantom canyon plunged off the road and into a creek below. g, Chicago Stockyards Employee Return Chicago. Striking employees of th packing plants at the stockyards Monday after the last of the police guards had been withdrawn by Chief Gnrrity, in accordance with an reached last Saturday. agreement Every plant was said to b ln full operation for the first time In mors titan a week. Officials of the stockyards labor council declared they would continue their efforts to union, Ize all the packing house employees : Suit Drawing to Close. Mount Clemens, Mich. The fourteenth and last week of Henry Fords $1,000,000 libel suit against the Chicago Tribune began Monday with Oscar C. Lungerhausen, one of the battery of Ford lawyers, addressing the Jury. German War Brides Arrive From Brest New York. The first German war brides to come to the United States since 1017 arrived here Friday aboard the army transport Great Northern from Brest. They were included among 249 young women of various nationalities who married American soldiers abroad. Steamer Aground, Passengoro Moved Boston. The steamship North Star stuck on Green Island, nine miles south of Yarmouth, N. S., In a fo at f:40 a. m. Friday. The removal of her passengers, 290 In all, and their transfer to Yarmouth was accomplished without accident. Strawberries Join High Living Coot. (collected Harrisburg, v the bureau of statistics, state department of agriculture, show the average price of strawberries In Pennsylvania this season wns 21 cents a qunrt. la.--Ilgu- res The plan of distributing funds under special and federal school appropriations has been announced by G. N. Child, state superintendent of public instruction. All special activities under the funds provided must be recommended by the supervisor of each particular line of activity before appropriations will be made by the state board of education. More than 3000 coyotes have been destroyed by state hunters and government men during the present year, and the total number of varieus predatory animals killed reaches 5298, according to the annual report of the United States biological survey, cooperating with .the Utah State livestock board. The government expended $45,002.72 during the present year to rid the state of the pests. Nellie Folkman filed a petition in tiie probate division of the district court at Ogden, asking for letters' of administration in the matter of the estate of Joseph M. Folkman, deceased. The petition states the estate is valued at $9500 and consists of property in Weber county. The widow and eight children are the heirs. Folkman was killed by an interurban train at on July 19. Owners of salt grass areas have been warned by Harold R. Hagan, state crop inspector, not to cut their Many crop until after October 1. states have been quarantined against the alfalfa weevil and the product may not be licensed for use in packing shipments until the frost has killed the insects. With the arrest of Nick Oblizalo in Ely, Ntfv., and Steve Melich in Butte, both of Salt Lake, it is thought by Sheriff John S. Corless that the two men responsible for the death of Mar-k- o Laus, whose body was found in a gulley at the mouth of Parleys canyon on August 3, may be in custody. Grain in the Pahvant valley is ripening two weeks in advance of the usual time and harvesting is in progress. The crop is turning out to be somewhat better than at first expectwill yield ed. Some of the To thirty IJoshels per from Har-rlsvil- le new-land- acre.- "T" The city council of Richfield has e entered into a contract with the Power - company to install au electric street lighting system, with ornamental iron poles and 400 candle power lamps. For the present the to Main lighting will be confined Teil-urid- street. Application for a charter In the American Legion and approval of a constitution and for the proposed Lelii post of the organization were effected at a meeting of returned service men held at the Lehi Commercial club last week. President Lee R. Taylor of the Utah county farm bureau reported that he had met with the state board of equal ization in regard to taxes on farm lands in this county and that a raise of 30 per cent will be made in the taxes of the farmers. Ernest Mortenson, 15 years of age, of Thatcher, Idaho, who wns visiting relatives in Ogden this week, was drowned in the Weber river when lie took cramps in the middle of the strenm and sank before aid could be secured. One of the most distinctive and Ideally finished buildings on the Utah Agricultural college campus, the Agricultural Engineering building, is' nearing completion and will be ready for occupancy during the coming school year. In common with other parts of the state, Rich county has suffered from the scarcity of water and the crops will amount to about 50 per cent of the normal. Bear river is extremely low, but the mountain streams are holding up fairly well. Appointment of W. Karl Hopkins of Lehi to the position of superintenschools marks dent of the Ogden ci the fourth selection of Leld men within a month to enviable positions in the educational field. Ogden demnnded an improvement In the telephone service of the city at a meeting recently held at which were present officials of the telephone company, the city commissioners' and several merchants of tills city. Building activity in Salt Lake shows n post-wa- r stimulation revealed in an Increase of 274 per cent over the activities of July, 1918. The county farm bureau executive committee lias Just finished a survey of the crop situation in Sanpete county and makes the following report on acreage and crop percentages; Irrigated grains, 30, 000 acres, GO per cent; unirrigated grains, 15,000 acres, 43 per cent ; ulfalfn, 23, 0X acres, 37 per cent; wild hay, 10,800 acres, 50 ner cent ; sugar beets, 5200 acres, 77 ter cent; potatoes, 700 acres, 50 per cunt; peas, 500 acres, 50 per cent. by-la- . '