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II 2 GOODWIN'S WEEKLY.
ffil CC. GOODWIN Editor
Wm J.T.GOODWIN Manager
M ' LYNN S. GILLHAM, . . Business Manager
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9D scholarships there free, but insist that they must
H1 be earned by selection, of the most deserving
from all the schools) of all the states. Once un-
BH dorstood every boy and girl In the land would
HH dream of a schooling there, and all the states
HH would bo impelled to provide such schools as
HH would give the lads and lassies of their state
HH an equal chance with all other states. Out of
HH it a higher standard for men and women would
be sot, a deeper patriotism would be engendered,
MM a superior people be produced, and after a while
HH Europe would come to see what of wonder the
HH United States could present. And every city
HH should seek to make itself more biutiful. The
H monument for the new Commercial club is
B ; altogether splendid. Completed and its roof gar
B don. ready for visitors, think what the eeffct will
B be on strangers. From that roof what glories
HH of scenery can be taken in. And the visitor will
HH , have to admit that the structure would be an,
II.' honor to even Now York, while among all the
I 1 cities no such scenery can be compassed by the
I human eye as will be in view from the roof of
I that structure.
h Equal Under the Law Only.
A good man said yesterday: "Do you know
H that the few words in tho Declaration that men
1 The Easter Millinery
1 1 Display
H JIT is greater and grander than any in
H ol our history a display every woman
HH should see before chosing the Easier
HH i Hat, for style and worthfullness are
HH ! here, priced quite a little lower than
HH elsewhere just one item from
HH among hundreds quoted for example
H 50 Women s
B Trimmed Dress O. 3
Jm Hats at ... . S
B with all style and good material
P of an $18.50 Hat.
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most prate about, the words: "All men are
created equal," are a sorry fraud? Look about
you. No two are equal, no two have the same
chance. I know what you will say: "All have
like opportunities," "but if that is true, then tho
preceding words that "all men are endowou" with
certain inalienable rights" are not true, for they
apply no more to men than they do to the hawk
and the lark."
But our friend confuses a principle with some
naked facts. What it all means is that when men
go out into the world to wrestle for a place, a
home or a fortune, .tlie field must be open to all
alike, no restrictions must bo upon the one that
are not on tho other. If one boy's father bears
an exalted name and another boy's father's nar j
boars the brand of shame; that is not nature's
fault, if comes from the virtues and the vices of
another generation, but it means that under the
law both shall. have the same opportunities. That
they do not have the same chance is not the
fault of the law, but of the likes or prejudices of
men for the law cannot reach the prejudices of
men. The author of those words was not in pre
paring them, writing a treatise on morality, but
rule of action for a young nation.
So when a rich and a poor man's son start
alike in life, both the same physically and men
tally, with every oportunity open alike to each,
they are not alike, even though the law draws
equal protection around both. Say at first each can
earn $100 per month. Each can save say $50 per
month. Under normal conditions each would
have $600 at the end of the year. But one has
had $25,000 drawing 4 per cent all the time, so
the year's net earning of the one is $600 of the
other, $1,600 and with each year ithe discrepency
between the two increases. In effect one has
his own earnings, the other his own and the earn
ings of two other men. That is, the monied result
of two other men's earnings.
The reason we state these elementary facts
is because, plain as they are, there are thousands
of people who declare that it is unjust to compel
men to compete with their earnings against the
earnings of a dead and soulless thing like money.
But money is the measure of values. A live and
potential agent with an original earning capacity
which cannot be denied, when it enters into the
business of the world. Let a man by his toll ac
cumulate $600. He puts it out upon a mortgage
at 7 per cent, and draws from it $85 per annum.
Were anyone to growl at this ho would become
indignant and say: "I earned that money by
the sweat of my face, why should I not obtain a
little revenue from it? But the chances are ten
to one that when he reads ithat a daughter of the S
VaTMeTbilts has a dOwery of $15,000,000, he de
clares that it is wrong. That God is not just to
permit such a thing. But that lady's great grand
father started by rowing passengers across North
river at 50 cents a head. As his fortune increased
he invested it in property which his discerning
brain saw would enable him to make all people
who traveled pay him tribute, until at last the
rolling snowball of his wealth became an ava
lanche. Again, if the poor men, instead of putting his
money out on a mortgage had bought Crown
Point at 50 cents per share and in four months
had sold it for $1,800 per share, as he gathered
in in his $1,800,000, had he been told that it was
not just that he should draw such a sum for so
trifling an investment, his ready answer would
have been: "I risked all that I had. If I had
lost it all, how much would you have contributed
to make up my loss?"
The law holds all men equal, but it cannot
provide against remote, imprudent, ill-mated mar
riages, the differences in the fibre and brains of
men, or men's environments. Above all it cannot
prevent one man having such a lust for money
that he is necessarily a thief and liar, and goes
out into the world simply as does the beast or
bird of prey, and no principle can keep him all his
life from executing revenge upon innocent people,
to pay for the base blood in his veins and the
squallor in which he was born and reared.
State Militia and Discipline.
It is understood that thero will be no union
of U. S. soldiers with state guards in annual ma
neuvers. We are sorry for this on many accounts.
Don't Hesitate Don't Put
It Off Until Tomorrow
Don't delay another day.
You know how advantageous a savings account is.
You know how it aspires ambition and urges a man onward and upward
to achieve still greater success.
A bank account gives a man a financial standing in a community
enables him to take advantage of opportunities for making more money
makes him a manly, independent man.
Make the start make it today. A dollar will open an account. Per
sistent saving will do the rest, even if your weekly deposits are small.
4 per cent interest on your money, compounded semi-annually, makes
a profitable and absolutely safe investment. '
This bank can trace an important share of its present large business to
the hundreds of small depositors whom it encouraged' to start saving. Our
broad and liberal policy has proven good for them and good for us.
Utah Savings & Trust Company
No. 235 MAIN STREET IN THE BUSINESS HEART