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I NO DEBATE
Methodists Waste No
Time on Question.
Conference Adopts Report of
Committee on Education
hLany of the DelftgAtta Start on
Trip Homeward No Quorum
TT OS ANGELES, May 2.S. The Meth
I odist general conference rushed
fl j through a vast amount of busi
ness today, during: lt three Reu
nions, and when adjournment was taken
late tonight had practically cleared the
(Ilea of all the Important nubjecta that
have been brought before It.
I As the time for final adjournment ap
pears there 1b less desire on the part
of the delegate to enter Into prolonpod
debate and many left for their homes
this evening. So numerous Indeed.
hav been the departures that the con
vention Is likely to find itself with
out a quorum on Monday. Unlecs some
tiling Important comcn up on that day,
l Ih probable that this point wjll bo
''"he hercpy question, which had ben
held ;ip by many as a thing upon which
there would be prolonged and heated
debate, prov.d to be a very small mat
ter, after all. It was dismissed with a
import brought In by the commltteo on
education, the conference adopting Its
recommendations without a ripple of
excitement. There was no debate ex-
pt a brief speech by Dr. Munhall,
ho Is credited with being the leader
of the forces oppoRed to the 30-called
higher criticism in the theological col
leges. Dr. Munhall merely stated hla
opposition to Bible criticism and de-
Kred himself favorable to the report
The recommendations of the commlt
t0f on education on this particular
point were that, In the absence of suf
ficient proof ' against the faculties of
certain universities, these Institutions
1 exonerated on all the charges of
heresy. The report recommended also
hat, "slr.ee there Is some unrc3t and a
disposition to fear that heresy will de
velop, the directors should exercise
more care In the selection of Instruct
ors, appointing none concerning whose
soundness of doctrine there Is any ques
tion. Profespors were cautioned to in
struct their students to preach none but
rstabllshed doctrines. The report was
passed by a large vote.
Expense Has Increased.
A report from the conference com
mission, which had In charge the
finances, of the present conference,
showed that the great assembly has
been a record-breaker in the matter of
expenses. The report as present-id by
Chairman It. T. Miller showed the fol
lowing Items. Collections from various
sources, 501,000; fund raised by citizens
of Los Angeles. $25;H)0; total, SllG.'JOO.
Against this bills have been presented
aggregating $126,000, and there are yet
unaudited bills amounting to $2000. The
deficiency therefore will be about 512,
000. The conference was asked to pro
a Ide some means of meeting the de
Mclcncy, as the checks had been drawn
and the money must be In bank to meet
them. A motion from a delegato to bor
Hj row the amount needed from the book
f oncer n produced quite a little flurry,
Drs. Eaton and Mains, publishing
agents of the New York book concern,
protesting against any such action.
"If we are to Judge by past cxpe
Helices," said Dr. Mains, "we might as
well give you this money outright; for
there is little likelihood of It ever bc
lng paid back to the book concern."
Dr; Eaton's protest was along the
same lines. The motion to borrow the
money from the book concern was
tlnally amended so us to instruct the
presiding ciders of the various confer
once districts that arc in arrears to
make good their deflccincy, in order
that tho book concern may be rclm- I
There was reserved for the final scs
slon of the Methodist Episcopal general
conference tonight one of the most slg
nlflcnnt questions programmed for con
slderatlon by this body. It was the
question of whether the ministers of
Bj any other than white races shall be
eligible for the Episcopacy. The matter
tamo from the Committee on Eplsco
pacy as the result of memorials from
several annual conferences favoring the
election of colored bishops to preside as
H general superintendents.
Opening American University.
Tho conference also adopted the ma
Jorlty report of the Committee on Edu
cation on the subject of opening the
American university at Washington.
The report advised that the university
It not opened until the endowment of
j $5,000,000 had been raised, but rccom-
mended that the matter be left in the
hands of the university trustees for de
ilslon. It also recommended that the
trustees be approved by the general
conference and thut the charter of the
university be amended to so provide.
The minority report, which recom
mended practically that the fosterago
of the church be withdrawn and the
unUiTsity be allowed to open when It
pleased, was heavily voted down.
Tho conference tonight voted by prac-
1 ticolly urmnimoua vote to amend tho
church constitution so aa to provide
for the election of bishops of other than
of the white race.
Almost on the stroke of midnight to
night the conference concluded Its lost
buslncFS session with the reading of
the roll for the last time, and adjourned
until 3 o'clock tomorrow afternoon,
when a memorial service will be held
and final adjournment taken. The clos-
Hj lng hours of the conference witnessed
a perfect deluge of committee reports
j and resolutions.
Important Subjects Presented.
After the matter of an amendment to
tho constitution of the church on the
j subject of tho bishopric eligibility had
been disposed of, the press of other Im
portant business was so great that all
of the business before the conference
was finally; placed In tho hands of a
slriftlng committee at 10.15 p. m., vlth
orders to report In llfteen minutes.
Among tho Important subjects present
ed by this committee to tho conference
and passed In the closing moments,
wero the following: Matter of provid
ing relief for superannuated preachers,
temperance, use of the Bible In tho
public schoolM, tho petitioning of Con
gress on the subject of polygamy, and
the practices of Mormonlsm; compli
A telegram was road during the even
ing from Secretary of tho Treasury
Leslie M". Shaw, congratulating the con
ference on the work performed during
tho past month. By common consent a
fraternal reply was sent to Mr. Shaw.
Dead Man Found
in Loaded Oil Car
Murdered and Hobbed by Unknown,
Who Attempted to Ship
CHICAGO. May 28. Tho Record-Herald
today says: Ac
cording to the police of Whit
ing, Ind., the Identity of the man
whoite dead body was found In a loaded
naphtha tank car yesterday has been
finally established. He was L. J. Hall,
26 years old, of Wolf's Lake, Ind., and
the police bellcvo that ho was murdered
and his body placed In the car.
A young man wIiojo name the polico
withhold, and who had been employed
In the shipping department of the
Standard Oil company's plant at Whit
ing, and a woman 20 years old. to whom
both Hall and ihe missing man are al
leged to have been attentive, are being
sought by the police.
Hall had been employed as clerk at
the Wolf's Lake clubhouse. Ho left the
clubhouse last Friday night and that
was the last time his friends saw him
alive. When and where he lost his life
remain to be solved, but marks of vio
lence on his head and body Indicate the
manner of his daath.
When last seen Hall carried a gold
watch and chain and had a sum of mon
ey, all of which has disappeared.
by Sultan's Soldiers
Forty-Three Villages Are Destroyed
and the Inhabitants Massacred
by tho Turks.
PARIS. May 2S. The Government's
advices containing the details of
the Armenian massacres arc not
yet definite, but tho oftlclal view
is that the depredations are very
grave. Deputy dc Pressen7. (Socialist),
who has confidential relations' with the
Foreign office, has received a telegram
from Baku saying the Turkish forces
operating against the Armenians con
sisted of 12.000 regulars and 16,000
Kurds, with fifteen guns.
The dispatch further assorts that
forty-three villages were burned and
that the inhabitants were killed. The
male Armenians arc said to have made
a desperate resistance on the summit
of Mount Antok.
M. de Presscnz has forwarded tho
dispatch to Foreign Minister Dclcasso,
with a letter announcing that he will
question the Minister in the Chamber
of Deputies concerning "what steps
French diplomacy Intends to take to
put a atop to this lamentable crime."
The officials believe that M. de Pres
senz's dispatch correctly states the
devastation tho Turks have wrought.
Presbyterian General Assembly Ke
portff a Memorial Urging" Con
gress to Act.
BUFFALO. May 2-S. In the general
assembly of the Presbyterian
church In tho United States to
day tho committee on bills and
overtures reported a memorial to the
United States Senato praying for the
expulsion of Senator Reed Smoot and
the enactment of moro stringent laws
John I. Piatt, lay commissioner of
Poughkeepsle, threw tho, assembly Into
a temporary uproar by opposing the re
port. Ho held that It was a political
question, which the aspembly had noth
ing to do with. The vote was taken,
hut five commissioners opposed tho
adoption of the report.
An overture was adopted requiring
the Stato Legislature of Oregon to pass
a law requiring the Lewis and Clark
exposition to cIoh-s on Sunday. A
recommendation objecting to the re
moval of tho liberty bell from Phila
delphia to St. Louis and Its exhibition
on Sunday was carried unanimously.
Drs. Moffat, Johnson and Coyle
were appointed a committee to reply to
a protest signed by Dr. John Fox of
New York and six other members of
the general assembly against the ac
tion of the commltteo adopting the re
port on churches The membership of
the commltteo on church co-oneratlon
and union has boen Increased from
eight to fifteen. The new members aro
Moderator Honry of Philadelphia, Dr.
E. I. Patton of Princeton, President
Moffat, Washington and Jefferspn col
lege; S. T'. Nichols, Washington; Prof.
John Dewltt of Princeton seminary,
L. H. Severance of Cleveland and IL C.
Gara of Philadelphia.
Tho report of the committee on Ju
dicial commissions provides for the es
tablishment of a permanent tribunal,
which shall be a supreme court for the
general assembly, to which the as
sembly may refer all cases Involving
The report of the temperance com
mission was on the programme today.
It recommends total abstinence on the
part of ministers and elders from tho
use of Intoxicants, and tho use of their
Influence on tho memberH of the con
gregations to the sarrje end, and recom
mends that ministers and those seek
ing the ministry be advised against the
use of tobacco.
Every itching disease of the akin
quickly cured by
Never falling remedy for Itching
At any drug store.
To the Public. '
An evening paper has announced that
all barber-shops are going to raise
prices the first of June. This Is not
the"frase. The undersigned has not
said he would raise prices. The Bar
bers' Journeyman's union has nothing
to do with regulating prices of barber
shops. All they can agk the barber
shops for Is union wages, union hours,
and see that they work union men. My
prices arc: Halrcutting. 25c; shaving,
10c, which arc union prices, and I run
a union ship. C. II. BROWN.
231 So. State Street.
CASTILLA SPRING AND RE
Via D. fc It. G., Sunday, May 29.
Leave Salt Lake S 00 a. m. Returning,
arrive at Salt Lake 6:00 p. m.
Only Hitch Is
a Political One
What Is Koeping Western Federation
of Miners and American Federa
tion, of Labor Apart.
DENVER, Colo., May 25-The Com
mittee on Afllllatlon with the
American Federation of Labor has
not yet reported to the convention
of tho Western Federation of Miners.
It la undorstood that the committee- is
In favor of the proposition and that tho
only hitch Is a political one.
The commltteo appointed to consider
means for the release of Charles H.
Moyer reported today, and It waa de
cided that the committee should visit
Tellurlde to sec if anything can be
done there with the military authorities
looking to the release of the president
of the Federation from the military
The convention adjourned this after
noon till Tuesday morning.
Police Save Negro
From Mob Violence
Black Brute Attacked Two Girls, and
Pour Hundred Men Wanted to
NEW TORK, May 28. A serious
demonstration against Charles
Green, a negro who attacked
two girls in Central park,
was checked by several policemen
only after threats had been made by
the latter to use their revolvers. The
mob consisted of 300 or -100 men who
aided In running down the negro in
Fifty-ninth street. When they learned
the charge against him stones and clubs
were hurled at his head, but he was not
seriously hurt. Threats of lynching then
broke out and tho crowd began to closo
In upon the police, who managed to drag
their prisoner to the station after threat
ening to shoot.
The negro attacked the girls, who
were sisters, while they were taking
photographs in a much frequented sec
tion of the park.
ALL TEACHERS KNOW WHAT?
That the Burlington Route Is the best
line to St Louis, Chicago. Omaha, Kan
sas City and all points East. We have
through car service to all theso points.
Call or write for particulars, R. F. Nes
lcn, Genl. Agt.. 70 We3t 2nd South, St.
Notice to Coupon Holders.
Holders of photo coupons on my
studio will pleaso present same before
July 1, as unscrupulous persons have
made use of my name and cards. No
coupons will be honored after that date.
A. RORDAME, Photographer.
25 E 3rd South, j
DENVER AND RETURN, $20
Via D. & Pv. G., May 20-21.
Five days' transit limit In each direc
tion. Final limit Juno 15. See any Rio
"LUCERNE. Switzerland, May 28. The
first International meeting of cotton spin
ners was held today. A permanent Inter
national commltteo to watch over tho in
terests of tho trade was appointed.
The Most Complete Establishment in the West.
Devoted Exclusively to High-Class Dress for Women.
I TUESDAY SALE 1
We invite the ladies to inspect our WO XDERFTJL Bargains, as tbej -will appeal to your
Our EXCLUSIVE, DISTINCTIVE, W ELL-MADE, OUT-OF-THE-ORDISTAPY CHAR
ACTEK are otfered at PRICES consistent with real value under all trade conditions, new and
smart, displayed every day.
SUITS WAISTS I GOATS I
French Voiles, Silks and Japs, Peau de g. 8
Silks and Taffetas, aces, , j ,
Broadcloths, Lawn v - Cravenettes, , ; j
Men's Cloth, ' Linens, Taffetas,
Cheviots, 'cts, Coverts,
Sicilians Madras, Pongees
$2,50 TO $100.00 $00 T075.00 $7-50 T0 $100-00
Crepe deChines, 5 TUESDAY 2 Cheviots
Pongees, ? M Mixtures,
French Meshes, t QflIC -Men's Tweed Lines, -
Linens, OHLL J Coverts, j
"Fnninrria Cravenetter, I
$2o.oaTQ $250.00 216 MAIN STREET $5.00 to $75,00
OLE OLSEN" vrnn on trial In Judne
Diohl'a court yenterday for havlnc
resorted to unusual -moans In en
deavoring to Indue a man to work
when ho didn't want to. Robert Akin, a
machinist, resigned' his position in tho
middle of a shift, and ho asserted that tho
foreman assaulted him. striking him over
tho head with a lnntern and tearing his
clothes. Otaen claimed that Akin was
about to throw a hammer In hla direction
when tho assault wns made, nnd he was
simply acting In sclf-dofenio. Evidonco
was Introduced to show that Akin was
Eosscsfied of n violent temper nnd had
oen In tho habit of throwuiK tools nnd
ntn whon things didn't bo to suit him.
Tho court withhold a decision In tho caso
until next Tuesday.
James Bopan. a flttccn-year-old young
ster with a seemingly uncontrollable pre
dilection for staying: out lato at nlpht. wns
Riven a lecture by tho court that fairly
mado his hair curl. Incidentally, tho
father of the boy, who was also in tho
courtroom, camo in for his nharo of tho
delightful scoring from tho bench.
"There la no earthly oxcuso for a boy
of your ape running tho Btrecta and visit
ing rcjorts of questionable reputation at
all hours, or any hour of tho nlRht," said
tho Judffe. "I ones beforo cave you a
chance to reform your ways and you havo
not kept th word you gave mo at tho
time. I should make an example of you
at this time, but It Is not tho deslro of tho
court to punlnh you, but to mako a man I
of you If possible. Your father callwl to
sco mo this morning and wept when he
asked for leniency In your behalf. I as
sure you that hi tears will not again
arouse my sympathy If he does not provo
to m that h Is competent to control
your actions in the future. I shall dis
charge you thlH time, but If you ever ap
par In this court Hgaln I shall sea to It
that you are committed to tho reform
school, where- you will bo taken caro of."
William Barrett and Oeorgo Duncan.
IllrtLs of passage from tho Southland
All the way from California they had
ridden on tho bumpers
Found that when they reached tho city
Thoy wero Up agalmu the real thing
In tno way of dandy coppers, actlvo qulto
as holy Jumpers.
Thoy were taken to tho bastllrv.
Charged with trespass by tho railway.
And wero given baths and other things In
Jailer Kimball's lino.
But thoy thought they'd reached tho limit
When In Just about a mlnuto
Thoy wero told they'd havo to labor hard
to square a Juicy fine.
Called n American disease, Is cured by
an American medicine, originated and
prepared in tho mqt catarrhal of Amer
That medicine In Hood's Sar.tnparllla.
It cures radically and permanently. In
that it removes tho cause, cloanslng tho
blood of scrofulous and all other Impuri
ties It overcomes all tho offects of ca
tarrh, too, and bulldu up tho wholo sys
A "WOilAN IN BUSINESS. I
Sha Heeds Help in Placing Hfepi
Many a woman with mony to lay
and who cannot afford to procnJrl S
r.ate puts oft the placing of an invest If
; ment day after day, because, havlni r
had no experience in business, nh hi m
timid about making the Hrst ntp .
Ourrin .ft Co.. the investment bookers1 F
have been tho means of helping hun- &
droda of Just Huch women. They hav '
placed their money advantngeouslrf afl
whore It will constantly net a comllirfl
fortable Income, with abwlutely noP
trouble to the Investor except durln K
the process of the transaction, it u,
natural that a woman should exercise
more caro In placing her money In an' k
investment than a man, because if
all her capital were lOHt. her capacity,
to earn moro money Is a great deal f'
loss. Speculations are often tempti"
lng, but never entirely safe, and why fe
oxperlment with your pavings when at vtll
old, established, rellablo firm will A;
jruarantee you six per cent on your lltn
money? Thero is absolutely no risk.-feU
no dangor. You aro allowed to hold R.
tho security yourself, and any one you jfcj
desire to have examine the papers will K
be permitted to do so. Remember that bl
whenever a question arises an to the- Kb
Judiciousness of an investment, tho firm K
reserves for itself tho benefit of the Kfc
doubt. It has had experlenco that will t7
be of Infinite value to you. I
HEIR'S BAND I p
Will Go to IOgaii June 1 1 1&
"With the Commercial Travelers' Ex- gS'
curslon, over the Oregon Short Uni Sl
Four other bands will be In attendance' R, ,
X3rand parade and baseball gam?! A . ,
Hound trip only J2.W. with tickets goo4 fj, '
for return on any train of the 2nd. 3pyV
clal train leavw Salt Lako 8 n. m,
ANY BOY OR GIRL CAN EARN U$
IN GOLD WITHOUT MUCH TROUBLE!
J. Donnan Reavls, Originator f 4 'THE REAVIS SYSTEM" or Home Building,
Decides to Offer Prizes Aggregating More Than Half a Hundred fjg
Dollars to Bright Lads and Lassies. m
Every lad and lassie, under fifteen years of age, vill be interested in this contest for hnlf a hun
dred dollars in good United States gold coin.
This'splendid prize has been hung up by Mr. J. Donnan Reavis, originator of "THE REA.YIS SYS- j Ef
TEM" of home' building, to be divided among the bright boys or girls, under 15 years, -who make the ; 5&
greatest number of English words from the letters contained in the famous advertising expression: i S!d
"WHOSE ROOF IS OVER YOUR HEAD?" , jj
' ' Sj4,
The occasion of this generous offer on the part of "THE REAVIS SYSTEM' is to promote inter-
est -not only in the home building business of the do nors, but also to dnnv attention to the excursion
and picnic of THE REAJj ESTATE DEALERS' A SSOdATION, which will be held at Saltair, Juno g
29th. ' - M
At this picnic, which promises to be the greatest ever held in Utah, the award of the prizes offered Sf'
by "THE REAVIS SYSTEM" will be announced, and the prizes will be given to tho boys or girls mak- j
ing the three largest lists of separate words. To the highest estiinater goes the first prize, ?25; second
largest, $15; third largest, ?10 all in shining gold pieces,. :
If the winners are present at Saltuir on the day of the picnic the additional sum of $5 will be add-
ed to each prize, and the money will be paid from the music stand of the dancing pavilion. If, how- x&
ever, the winners are not present their names wil 1 be announced June 30th in the newspapers, and Ijpg
the money will be paid on demand at the office of "THE REAVIS SYSTEM," 32-34 Main St.
Three prominent citizens, Horace G. Whitney, manager Deseret Evening 2ncwh; Perry S. Heath, fig
publisher Salt Lake Tribune, and William Igleheart, manager Salt Lake Herald, will act as judges,! H
and absolute fairness will govern the awards.
The estimates as received will be dropped into a sealed metal box, the keys of which will be in the w
hands of the judges. i f
In order to give the judges time to inspect the estimates so as to make an announcement of the nu
awards on the day of the Real Estate Dealers' Picnic, June 29th, the contest will close June 27th at ,
G p. m., and no estimates after that time will be considered. i &fi
As the estimates arc received the time of arrival will be stamped upon the envelope, no as to deal
out justice to all estimators. : Th!
We have endeavored to plainly state the conditions under which the prizes will be given, but in or-Jjjj
der to insure absolute fairness to all of the contestants it has been decidedvto append a few simple mlei 1 53?
governing the contest, manner of awards, etc.
RULES. ' ' rr.-rr,.,.. r ir :p
i ; ijp
FIRST 'Any boy or girl under 15 years of age is eligible to win the prize in this contest. ,
SECOND The alphabetical letters in the six words, "WHOSE ROOF IS OVER YOUR HEAD?"fe
may be used as often as desired, the only aim being to construct the greatest number of words from the
letters contained therein. ' mn
THIRD Plurals or possessives will not be considered new words. 'V.' ."
FOURTH Synonyms will be considered as new words. J!in
FIFTH Christian names, names of towns, scientific terms, Bible names and mathematical ternu .'-
will be counted. ( ;
SIXTH Each word must be numbered consecutively, so as to simplify the work of the judges. 01
SEVENTH Use ink in writing your estimate, and write only on one side of the paper. Ruled
paper is preferable. jjfj,
EIGHTH In case of a tie for any of the prizes, the amount of the prize will be divided equalfti
among tie estimaters. ' $ ! ffairr.
NINTH Only one estimate can be made in on e name. ; fjfa
TENTH The words, "WHOSE ROOF IS OVE R YOUR HEAD?" will not be counted as new (k
words. 4j g
ELEVENTH Seal your estimates in an envelo pe, and mail it or deliver it in person, addressed to
"THE REAVIS SYSTEM" I
, , . "WHOSE ROOF IS OVER YOUR HEAD ?"
GUESSING CONTEST 1
32-31 Main St. . f? ' i fe
"The Z. C. M. Is opposite." f JJ
' . , SALT LAKE CITY, UTA U. j jftrti
TWELFTH Each contestant will fill out his or her estimate in the manner stated below, nndl
failure to do so will invalidate vour claim to the p rize. f L
v- i ?ir,
; FORM OF ESTIMATE.
I "WHOSE ROOF IS OVER YOUR HEAD?" GUESSING CONTEST. Sffig
! if JUon
To "Reavis System," Ground Floor Security Trust Building, 32-31 Main St f ' Je &
., If J In
Gentlemen: . , llif'1
This is the final estimate of " . , ;-f , '(
.,. . o , , :'...' "Bl
full name. !' i- state-address plainly. wcA-
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