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.THE S AXT XlAKE TRIBimE: BUOT)AT MOHjSTEStG-s JA3STTJAIIY 3, 3904. 5
IETburt steps out
fTisident of Union Pacific
itj Seeks a Rest'
IEEN A RAILROADER 35 YEARS
7 fas Made Many Improvomants
fp f in Operating Railraads
Kjfji c00ic the Position, in 1898, After Re
V t ceivcrship, and Has Done Much
55; If for tho System.
ll fomaho, Jon. 2.-Horacc G. Burt,
r'sl fretrident of the Union Pacific railroad,
3 jaB banded In his resignation to the
tl Hrectors. It is understood that It will
F i'b acted on at the next meeting o the
"1 lAt Mr. Burfs office It was stated that
""1 se will take an extensive trip with Mrs.
i Surt for the purpose of securing a rest,
fls active railroad service has ex
jTi fcded over thirty-five years and. it
J slated, he feels need of a complete
V. est. The trip will be of several
"M nonths duration.
4 l BECAME PRESIDENT IN 1838.
President Burt was appointed to his
present position ln February, 1S0S,
Shortly after the receivership of the
"""if road was dissolved. A large number
at changes and improvements have
been carried through by him, one of
D ibe greater of which has been the cx
pendlture of over a million dollars in
the construction of new shops in
'"4 ? Previous to his appointment as pres
8I1 Ident of the Union Pacific system Mr.
''"S Burt was connected with the Chicago
fc Northwestern railroad for nearly
w Thirty years. He served In the capa-
city of chief engineer and general man
M ager of the Fremont, Elkhorn & Mls-
souri Valley road, now part of the
toiTi Northwestern system, and was later
iFl Tiadc vice-president of the latter road.
Which capacity he was serving when
MH'i te ceme to the Union Pacific. Trest
?'.i jent Burt had nothing to add to the
.J ianbuncement already made of his
.J? resignation beyond saying that he ex
aa! pected to make his future and perma-
nent home in Omaha. He also stated
ai,! that he had no plans beyond his in-
2 tcntlons of traveling for some time.
His communication to the board of dl
Td'tl rectors, It Is said, mentioned no date
rre Jt,jvhlch his resignation Is to take ef
:;!Tct, Staving the matter with the board
anlBb'NO SUCCESSOR NAMED.
aa.?jjR?ff York, Jan. 2. Through a rcp
taL?J Wntative of the Harrlman syndicate,
:tu'tjj teh controls the Union Pacific, it
Hlii M learned this afternoon that Presi
lent Burt's resignation has been ten
li lered, but has not been accepted and
tjil he question of a successor has not
ji teen considered.
ftftgj I RESIGNED SOME TIME AGO.
tfm iIr Burt's resignation, it was
yr earned, has been In in hmd3 of tho
P' Urectors for .uorne time, akhough the
ryi act was not made publli until today.
-cartF '8 not uoueved the hoard will refuse
Maj duuept It, as Mr. Burt h:is been very
!xj)liclt In his expression of a desire to
irttjifl ellrc from the company's sarvlec.
:,'Tho matter of selecting a new prcsi
yAi Lsnt for the Union Puclfic l:ns created
mnsidernblc Interest and speculation
.jS is to a successor for Mr. Burt has in
rirf iluded a wide range of names. At the
if Mon Pacific headquarters, however,
S?2"i K IllnJon ,a officially ventured as to
it I!1 riio will In che future control the af
0 airs of the company. Mr. Burt him-
ielf w )1 iemaln nominally in charge of
- Li Irs. but expects to bpgi.o at once
aj lie i-rfparatlon for his departure.
.o f HO SURPRISE HERE.
y1 Railroad Men Prepared for
f4 Burt's Action.
2j 4arad men here rather expected
'resident Burt's action, basinir their
Cj0 bncluslons on his evident bad health
I Jy tne time of the opening of the cut-
? and the fact that there has bren
IjS fiction In hla handling of the big me
fffp hanlcs' strike, which was a very hard
Llow to the Union Pacific. It is un
f5a.tooa that the matter was talked
tjfr with Harrlman when the latter
rne out In November. They were lo
.. ;ether a week and had a chance to
brash things out.
fE J CALVIN PROBABLY SUCCESSOR,
-.'l first man spoken of as a probable
A or to Mr. Burt was Assistant
riQ 5,ral Manager E. E, Cahin of the
fri t0! 'ne'- railroad men agrcoing ln
00 ?ieir expressions of his ability to ?uc
0 csslullj-flu the place. He huu been
!"lken ot before for the position and
'I3'3 has sald he would not take it
'"4 '?rt'rea to him. He already has a
mi4 11?, i. PsIlfon and ln event of tho con-1-'
l,!otor the Short Line with the
ii ")', & N-. he would have nore power
IV Xcslerdar ''e laughftd k off as
lj !nE Improbable and would say noth-
;: about It.
- fF1111 0P the CHICAGO EIRE.
iEjjf Dircctor Stubbs's Office la in
" . Mourning.
fglkjiThe onice of Traffic Director J. C.
k'0$lWuhh of the Harrlman lines was
fLL,d 311 day ycstcrdtiy because of the
' f'JJ Jn lho ll00.ulB theater fire lit
ilfra. 10 or iIrs' " M Sccrlst and hcr
'9yPjI'ElUer Mr. Secrlst was connected
lEk Short Llne olcc here by vir-
'SKffl bclne chlcC clerk t0 tlie height
tf-'jftlWv 'nc "lanagcr of the Overland route.
' -3t.ln lr- Stubbs was chosen traffic dl-
JW'mK.t t00l: SIr Secrist with him as
vlB;, S.';r clcrl:- M"8- Secrist and her
l-sS ei wcro ralsslns from the time
I 'wSiKf i . e ani1 11 was hoped Bhc was
blU lhe bodies of both herself
m .??,lter C1'e f0lJ!ld and identified
1 la'tcrcnauge cf Passes.
f m?2al men "presenting Eastern
r ,tre Voicing over the interchange
PV PUCSCS hlch has been determined
I Xniune Carrier's Greeting.,
T " "
T " "
I "ft fiappy new Vear to Ml" " !!
it . (By W. H. Alexander.) ' .
f '. Thewhirling jcars'that swiftly fl',
T Unmindful of oiir weak desires,
ETave brought a new-born cycle nigh,
X While from our ken the old retires. .1
t Within the space that fell between "
4: The old year's birth and death, there came,
Unnumber'd joys, and sorrows keen,
Unnumber'd deeds for praise, or blame.
f Fair fortune sat, in genial mood, ...
? Where some were feasting from her store;
X And grim adversity's dark brood,
X Unbidden, sat with millions more.
X The singing wires, with lightning's aid, I"
X Have (lashed the news from every land; "
!And all the fretful marts of trade "
"Have catered to your keen demand.
.Affairs of state, of church, of law,
Of seas, and all their myriad tales;
X The songs of peace, the blaze of war,
I. Of valley camps, and mountain trails. "
Of social scenes, and politics, V.
Of progress, men's success and fall;
Of noble deeds, and knavish tricks
The Tribune's pages held it all. J
X And, heedless of the works of men,
f Of fortune's smile or failure's frown,
X The carrier boys have constant been,
t From daybreak till the sun went down.
X Then may you each, with kindly grace, "
X . ' Perform the promptings of your heart! "
t And, meeting carriers face to face, "
X Behold the joy your gifts impart.
HiimiiiMimmmtirT iiumwHimM X
upon by the Eastern and Western sys
tems. Last year the Eastern men had
to pay their fares on Western roads,
and vice versa, but upon the presenta
tion of bills from the local men the
Eastern roads weakened and agreed to
exchange courtesies. The Erie started
APPELLEES PILE BRIEFS.
Securities Company Maintains Regu
larity of Railroad Purchases.
Washington, Jan. 2. Two briefs on
behalf of the appellees ln the case of
the State of Minnesota against the
Northern Securities company and
others, involving the ownership of the
Northern Pacific and Great Northern
railway In the Securities company,
were filed today in the United States
Supreme court. One of these was a
general argument ln behalf of all the
appellees, and the other a special brief
in support of the proposition of the Se
curities company also. Both briefs
contend for the regularity of the pur
chase of the shares of the railroad com
panies by the Securities company, and
urge that the Minnesota anti-trust law
does not cover the transaction.
WILL BUILD TONOPAH ROAD.
McLain and McSweeny Arc Awarded
tho Contract. .
The contract for building the Tono
pah road, which has been looked for
ward to with co much Interest by mi
ning men, has been lei lo McLaln & Mc
Sweeny, the men who now haul the ore
from the mines to the shipping points.
They have a large number of teams
and are well equipped to put in tho
tlxtv miles of track. The aggregate
sum" will be about $300,000, or $5000 a
mile, and tho equipment will cost about
a like amount. Work will be begun at
once and Is to be finished by June l3t
and It Is understood that the Southern
Pacific will then take It over.
Traveling Passenger Agent "Billy"
Rldd of the Rio Grande returned from
the coal camps yesterday and said that
tho strikers arc taking advantage of
the cheap rate to Pueblo and other
points East and are leaving ln shoals.
W. A. McGovern, trainmaster . at
Wadsworth, has been promoted to' be
superintendent of the Salt Lake di
vision of the Southern Pacific, with
headquarters at Wadsworth. Mr. Mc
Govern was v.'lth the Santa Fe before
coming over to the Southern Pacific.
WILL BE IMPRISONED.
President Approves Findings and
Sentence in Caso of Lieut. Mac
Lano for Embezzlement.
Washington, Jan. 2. The President has
approved tho proceedings, findings and
fcenlcnco in tho court-martial ense in tho
case, of Second Lieut Paul 13, Mac-Lane,
Thirteenth cavalry. Lieut. MacLanc was
tried at Mnnlla on the charfje of embez
zling about $700 of HUbalilehee funds while
serving o a commissary at the Maroquin
river expedition Ho vn convicted and
sentenced to be dlBmlssed and 10 be Im
prisoned for a period of one year. That
portion of tho cntcnco providing for Im
prisonment probably will be executed at
BlUbld prison, Manila.
Wo ore prepared to Invest your funds
ro that they vIU bring you the largest
returns compatible with safety. You
hold the security. Wo do the work.
McGurrlu & Co.. 131 Main St.
HEAT WAS TOO GREAT.
Forced Curtain Against the Proscen
ium Arch, So That It Would
Not Come Down.
Chicago, Jan. 2. From John Mc
Cluskey, the Arc inspector, it was
learned that Joseph Dougherty, the
man ln charge of the asbestos curtain,
Is at Passavant hospital, suffering from
a broken leg. Dougherty was hurt by
a fall from the theatre files In trying
to lower the curtain at the time of the
fire. It developed at the start of the
Inquiry that the asbestos curtain, In
stead of falling Instantly, as was by
many persons believed, was hung on an
endless rope and had to be drawn lo
the floor. The fire Inspector was con
vinced that the curtain was driven ao
hard against tho wall by the pressure
of the heat of the proscenium arch that
Dougherty could not draw It all the
"I was sitting near the rear door of
the stage," said McCluskey, "when the
fire started near the switchboard at the
spot light. The fire was first on a shelf
of scenery, four feet from the edge of
the arch. It spread rapidly through the
linen draperies and I ran from the rear
door Into Dearborn street and turned
ln a still alarm. Then I returned to
the theatre and climbed tho fire escape
but could not render assistance.
"Before leaving I had yelled to
Dougherty, who it Is supposed was in
charge of the curtain, to lower it. I
could not sec him but believed he waa
there. I saw him come later with a leg
"I worked at the theatre from tho
time it was opened and It was the cus
tom to lower tho fire curtain before
every performance. It always worked
finely and I never saw any trouble
with It before. It was rigged with wire
cable, with which the curtain was sus
pended. There were four of them, each
three-eighths of an inch thick, At the
north of the stage the four were joined
to a two-inch manila rope. Cables
similar to those supporting the curtain
ran along its edges, four feet on either
side of the arch. I don't know why the
curtain stuck. It is very heavy and
seemed asbestos all through."
WARRANT FOR LAWYER,
Brother of Well-Known Supreme
Court Judge Placed Under Ar
rest for Contempt.
New York, Jan. 2. The Sheriff of
New York county has received from the
Surrogate court an order directing him
to arrest and Imprison Lawyer Frank
lin J. Blschoff, a brother of Supreme
Court Justice Henry Blsohoff.
The order of commitment has been
Issued because of Lawyer Blschoff's al
leged contempt In having failed to pay
Into tho court $22,000. which it Is said
he owes to the estate of Slblna Jcot, of
which ho was nn Cxccutor.
Judge Blschoff says he was empow
ered under the will of his father, who
left a large estate, to settle all indebt
edness of Franklin, but has been pre--icntcd
from doing so by no notice of a
contest of the will which was filed by
by tho brother. Tho accounting of tho
Jest estate waa made ln 1891, when the
Surrogate notified Blschoff to turn in
$18,000. Tho matter has been in abey
I ance since then and $-1000 intercut has
IS IN GOOD SHAPE
Work of Congress Is Far
ESPECIALLY TRUE OF HOUSE
Rosponsibillty for Dslay Will
Rast With Senate.
Thero Are a Number of Talk-Produc- j
ing Measures to Como Up in
tho Upper House.
Washington, Jan. 2. The reassem
bling of Congress finds the work of that
body In unusually good shape for so
early a day In the regular session. The
responsibility for delay In - the final
enactment of Important and necessary
legislation generally rests with the Sen
ate, and probably will this winter to an
unusual degree. The appropriation bills
are being pushed rapidly by the House
committees, nnd during the past two
weeks of holiday much work has been
done- by members who are specialists
along these lines. The House will pass
the big appropriation bills In rapid suc
cession and send them to the Senate.
There they will be referred to the com
mittees and repose peacefully for some
TALK PRODUCING MEASURES.
A number of matters more remarkable
for their talk-producing qualities than
for any doubt as to their final enactment
will occupy, a great deal of time, such
as the Panama bin and the much-heralded
Democratic opposition to the Ad
ministration. WILL CONFIRM CANAL TREATY.
There will be a great deal of talk over
Panama, but the treaty will undoubt
edly be confirmed, at least that Is the
outlook at the present writing. The
Democrats would not care to be even
wrongfully accused of making a canal
an Impossibility, and that would be the
general Impression throughout the coun
try under the circumstances, because the
Administration Is determined not to turn
to the Nicaragua project.
CONTEST BETWEEN HOUSES.
The contest between House and Sen
ate, which has been Inaugurated by Mr.
Speaker does not seem to alarm the
Senate to any great degree, for it takes
a great deal to disturb the equanimity
of that sedate and all-powerful body.
In the contest over the Senate amend
ments to the appropriation bills will
come some opportunity for controversy.
It will be remembered at the last reg
ular session that frantic appeals wore
sent to the House to yield to the Senate
on the grounds that Senator Tillman
would defeat the enactment of the laws
unless his demands were complied with.
Whether either the House or Senate
would allow a contention to extend to
the point of defeating an important ap
propriation bill is doubtful, however.
The House may attempt all sorts of In
novations and Indulge ln a variety of
threats to force the Senate from its
customary procedure, but this would
only fix the Senate more firmly ln Its
determination to do business In Its own
time and ln Its own way.
UNCLE SAM WILL HOLD ALOOF.
The position of the United States in
the Russo-Japanese situation continues
as before and there is no thought In
Washington of the United States being
drawn Into any active participancy In
any trouble which may come about.
This country will rest content with care
full watching tho progress of events
and insisting upon lho complete mainte
nance of its rights acquired by treaty
and otherwise. These would not be af
fected In any way by a war between
Japan and Russia unless one or the
other country wilfully violated them.
The enormous Importations of food
stuffs recently made by both Russia'
and Japan are now looked upon as sig
nificant as Indicating the preparation of
both coutnrles for a serious conflict.
The past nine months In Pacific trade
has been marked by a tremendous out
flow of wheat and flour, especially of the
latter. This has all gone to the Orient
and haa been far In excess of the usual
and natural trade demands. It Is sup
posed that It Is being absorbed into the
reserve food supplies of these nations
on the verge of war.
AS TO AMERICAN TRADE.
In the long run war Is not considered
a benefit even to neutral countries, but
In the event of war between Japan and
Russia, provided the consequences were
not too serious, there would be a result
ing stimulus to American trade In stn
ples and supplies of all kinds which
would not be unacceptable to this coun
try, for, owing to various causes, none
of them specially serious, there Is a
slight depression in foreign trade at this
Doctor Was Fooled by His Own Caso
for a Time.
It's easy to understand how ordinary
people get fooled by coffee when doctors
themselves sometimes forget the facts.
A physician speaks of his own experi
ence: "I had used coffee for years, and
really did not exactly believe it was in
juring me, although I had palpitation
of the heart every day.
"Finally one day a severe and almost
fatal attack of heart trouble frightened
me, and I gavo up both tea and coffee,
using Postum Instead, and since that
tlmii I have had absolutely no heart pal
pitation except on one or two occasions
when I tried a small quantity of coffeo,
which caused severe Irritation, and
proved to me I must lei it alone.
"When we began uflng Postum It
seemed weak that was because we did
not make it according to directions but
now we put a little bit of butter ln tho
pot when boiling and allow the Postum
to boll full 1G minutes, which gives It the
proper rich flavor and. the deep brown
"I have advised a great many of my
friends and patients to leave off coffeo
and drink Postum, ln fact, I daily give
this advice." Name given by Postum
Co.. Battle Creek, Mich.
Many thousands 0$ physicians use
Postum ln place of tea and coffee ln
their own homes and prescribe it to pa
tients. "There's a reason."
A remarkable little book, "The Road
to Wellvllle," can be found ln each pkg.
'. NE PRJ C E TO ALL ! .N EY.E R D I
j WITH THE BEGINNING OF I
I Tomorrow, our Dressmaking Deportment I
shall make Special Prices j
On every gown for which we receive an order to be made at once. This applies to all kinds of 1 j
street, party and house gowns, to be made under the supervision of Madame Cawthorn, in 1 ' jH
charge of our popular dressmaki ng division. I j IH
Consult Madam Cawthorn at once, for this will be a week of extreme activity in dressmak- 1 I
ing, as the cut prices will appeal most forcibly to all who are posted and who know from ex- 1 '
periencG the Sat '
UNTIL eURBD. I
Jpijr Jtu ask not one PennY n advance :H
..1 Mitifl!s?'vyM' For nearly 40 years I have made diseases of men my, 'lH
' UpPJ- J:L( study, and have truly aided more weaklings to regain health, ( . jH
'"'MwivsSfesS'o- strength and happiness than any other living specialist. I' I'l
,:'Jr am still doing so, and with greater success than ever. I I'lH
V..V'&lij' treat thousands of men every year, hence, experience war-1 ''
W(S:LyMl , rants my success. Many Imitate my goods, but my greati jiH
f-yP'' knowledge from this experience cannot be Imitated. I will
J'''fi''''J' give-It to you treatment nnd all until you are cured, andi ll
irv W$l&wf'W ' Js$iMft! tllon asIt for my most cas3 n& lcnv a9 5-1.00, which Is' !
i- '(fe i&w'w tars ' lie C0St aPDUQncc- 1 use electricity only, and proper j
' '' pP-'l'i 'tff " Jf advice. Ignorance Is weak man's greatest enemy, and this j L'l
4 ' i'fiT' ' fl Jr I will dispel at the same time I dally fill your body with
V'f COPYRIfHTED life and strength-giving currents of electricity All free until .H
you are cured. Other specialists not of my standing or-cx-
perlencc will charge you $30 to 350 for advice alone. As the
originator, In fact, father of the Electric Belt system of
treatment. I want every ailing, man lo try It, and am still giving my world famed Herculex (with Improved Electric
DR. SANDEN ELECTRIC BELT FREE UNTIL CURED. I
What would you give to have your old vim back again? What would you not sacrifice to feel as you did a few jJ
years hgo; .to have the same snap and energy; tho same gladsome, joyous, light-hearted spirit and the physical strength H
you used to have? You know you are not the same man, and you know you would like to be. You might as well be. fl
It's easy. I am making men out of wrecks every day, and the above offer must convince you what I feel I can do for
you. Just think my appliance and all advice. free until cured! Will I do it? Try me. But I am not giving my belts il
awny; I cure you and then get my pay. By this method I do tenfold the good I would were I trying to sell "a pig ln a
bag." It pays me and It. pays my patients.
This offer is especially to men who suffer from Debility, Varicocele, Impotence, Drains, Losses, etc., but I also ffll
cure Rheumatism, Lame Back, Stomach, Liver and Kidney Troubles, General 111-nealth. etc, and. give my belts on
same terms. My belt Is simply worn around the body while you sleep. In the morning you wake up full of strength and ll
vim, prepared to face the world however you find It, Sl
Call or write today and let me assist you to health and happiness as I have so many thousands of others. I will ll
at once arrange to give you my belt on terms mentioned, and also two of the best little books ever w'rltten upon jl
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DR. T. N. SANDEN "5t5h New yoST --p )
usyuiiOL. new 1 ui rv. tlsemcnts appear on Sundays only.
ON ALL, CAR LINES.
Try It The Next Time You
8. C. EWING, Proprietor.
Headquarters far mining men and stock,
men. RATES 82 A DAY AND UP.
I PICTURE FRAMING 1
I at Popular Prices.
I American Wall Paper Co.
J 6 E5. THIRD SOUTH. j
PORTLAND OEM-RNT, B
Burton Coal & Lumber Co. I1
rarJ and office, JS3 W. Fifth South. 1
Up town office. GO W. Becoad South. H
Telephone ftOB. M
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I GET I IN LfllNE !
I THE GREHT SELLING-OUT SHLE I H
n Starts Monday Morning at 9 O'clock at I
If you can do better elsewhere It J
18 your privilege. All wo nsk la P '
that you will not assume you can I
do better without giving us a 1
cv,,nl chance to prove our
txarnma- scrvice. Ocullata' I
tlons Free, prescriptions filled. I
Utah Optical (Bo.,
J. II. Knickerbocker, O. D , Royal W
W. Daynes, O. D.
237 Main St. I
I thq most complete ln the city. m iH
PC-OB JEWELRY IS WORSE 1
Good Jewelry is a Joy 1 IH
We have good goods at rea- I ill
sonablo prices. I jl
Wc buy or exchange old gold. H
J. F. BOE$,
K 23) MAIN ST Jj