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H"i iATl VALLEY
B flmml Tripo
I! RSaiden Rescued From In
dians Refused to fflarry
I the Haro.
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; Stury of a Pedestrian Who Drank
at tho Arsenic "Well and
j Died.
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! "Tho finest raco trnclc you could desire,"
1h tho description given by Brlghnm li.
I RhurtlPfl of 1SI East Firth South street or
J '( tho dreaded Death valley, after returning
,' from a trip to Los Angeles by wagon,
i, i "Tho Death valley la not by any means
what pcoplo arc led to think It Is." Bald
Mr. Shurtloff yesterday. "Only for a dis
tance of about a mile Is there any sand.
' All the rest of the way It Is hard, smooth
and as level as you could wish. If It had
not been for tho terrlllc heat from the
' nun's rays we could havo drlvon all the
, vny at a fast trot. But so great was tho
1 heat that wo had to hold our hats a little
J higher than our heads for fear of getting
Kunstroke, and, even at a walking pace,
the horses fairly wilted.
Frank Dreaded Indians.
H "Wc had very little cxcltomcnt, but a
H whole lot of fun. especially with a fellow
t named Frank Wilkes. Wo got him so
H ' 1 .scared of Indians that ho would hardly
H , let go of his shotgun. Miss Edna Franks,
H daughter of Deputy Marshal Franks,
H who was with Mrs. Sherman's party that
H r aught up with us, had him going south,
j Ones night when we were camped a few
1 I miles south of Moapa, sho got a rope,
H and after tho rest of us had turned In
lor tho night (Wilkes with his lantern
H ' alight on his wagon and his shotgun by
H jr.is pillow), went down a little way from
H ' camp and tied her hand and feet together
H rear a clump of trees.
H "Then she set up a scream and shouted
H 'Murder! Murder!' to beat the band. All
j the rest of tho fellows made out we wero
H to scared to go down and rescuo her, so
j .1 eld Wilkes look up his shotguno and said,
1 'Well, If all you men are too big cowards,
H I'll go Just to show you I'm not '
Thinks Ho Killed Indian.
H "Off he went, and when he camo to the
H place where sho was screaming ho was so
H, frightened that ho thought the bushes
1 wero moving and let off his gun. And the
1 funny part of it was that to this day we
1 can't get him to believe that he didn't
j kill an Indian. Wo could find no sign of
j nny killing having taken place, but he
H -was regularly cut up about It. When wo
H got into California he was going to tho
H I authorities to give himself up. When we
nld him they would only laugh at him, ho
thought wc didn't want him to do It br-
H c.iuao we worn ashamed of having been
H such cowards that wc wouldn't rescue the
B lady ourselves.
BSfl, 1 "Having accomplished this heroic feat.
i Mr. Wilkes did the regular thing by ask-
BmJ ing Miss Franks to marry him. Great
1 was his astonishment whn sho answered
BmJ that she wouldn't marry him on a desort
BmJ , Island if he were the only other male In-
BmJ i habitant. He accused her of base lngrntl-
BmJ ' tude. he having saved her from a horrible
death when all his companions were too
frightened to move. Even then sho failed
, to make- him believe that the whole affair
KwB 1 was a joke.
Another Joke on Wilkes.
i "Another joke we had with him," said
H Mr. ShurtlflT, "wis when he killed a
1 d-nert runner. Wo told hi in of the many
B -times doBert runners had saved people's
live?, and that the State government had
BSf onacted the heaviest peualilcs for any one
BmH -who killed one of thcan birds. Ho dug a
holo so deep thnt it took him half an hour
H l to 1111 It up ngojn and buried tho bird. Ho
BH ought not to have been a tenderfoot, as
J hi- had lived in Salt Lake for about ten
BB or twelve yours. He has a houso and
BBa touw property up on Fourth North.
BBJ "Travelers through the Death valley
BBJ ' liavc an easy tlmo of It at present com-
BBJ ared with tno difficulties of a few yearr.
BBJ j ago," suys Mr. Shurtleff "Water barrels
BBJ ' and rr.migoj.-s of hay and grain are placed
BBJ every few miles and at each end of tho
BBJ vnlloy thro is a large notice. 'Travelers
BBH) vso ac much as you ned, but pleas do
BBn not carry any away,' They say this 13
BBh bflng done by Senator Clark. Whoever
BBJI H Is, ho Is going to great expense, for
BBB -when we went through tho stuff ,wc saw
BBJT j -would have cost about TOO. And the huul-
1 lng of the water, which has to be fresh-
BBJj i ened every three days, must cost a lot."
' Gamo Was Plentiful.
Hj In Mr. Shurtleff's party were Ray
BBal "Vrowman. Chariot Powoll. Albert Slmp-
BBm) son and Lewis White. While on tho road
BBJI they wcra caught by a Mrs. Sherman's
BBm arty from Salt Lake, William Robertson,
BBBi also of this city, and his son Jim. As his
BH party had live teams. Mr. Shurtleff ex-
BBJI 71alns, they had no difficulty In the way
fl; or procuring water or provender. Game
BBJr was plentiful all along tho route, espc-
BVj , daily, after they passed tho Las Vegas
H ' ranch. Cottontail rabbits, pheasants and
BBJ o.unll furnished their supper evcr' night,
Bpfl, and only for one or two days did Uiey
Bpfl ' have to rely solely on "sow belly "
BBJ "Down In California, along the route of
IBB the Santa Fc was where wc had sand,"
BBm , said the traveler. "Sometimes as many
BBJL i a3 five spokes of the1 wagon wheels were
BBJI , covered, and wo could only, drive about
BBJ 100 yards at a time. There, too. there arc
BBJI barrels of water every five miles. This
BBJ1' Is provjded by the Santa Fc, being one of
BBJ tho conditions they havo to comply with
BBM j to kccD their franchise."
BBJr Mr. Shurtlcffs party were In a position
H' , to mako tho trip with a minimum of In-
BBJ I convenience, as ho has taken. It three
i' ' times before. Having had experience in
BBJ this kind of traveling, they wero well
BBJ equipped and knew how to proceed best.
BH Ho says Ihoy had a most cnjoyablo trip
BBJ and would be glad to repeat it soon.
B Dead at Arsenic Well.
J "Of course wc saw all kinds of relics
BVj whon passing through the Death vallev,
jjBfll1 decaying wagon wheels and bones of fo'r-
BBJi mer travelers, but the only trouble wo
BBfl had was with the heat. Just before we
jjBflj. wont through thero w.ib one poor fellow
BBV' I ho had tried to make tho trip on foot.
IjBH: I Ho lost his head and pushed on too fast.
JjBB' i When ho rciched tho poisonous well in
BBJi the middle of tho desert he was so fran-
BBJ' tic with thirst that, in spite of nil tho
BBVh warnings he had received, ho drank some
BBBJ ' of the water, and was found dead tlfty
BBBJm i paces from tho well."
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; Guests Deny Manitou Story,
j Guests at the Mnnltou hotel say that
the version given by C. Ii, Brockway
I of the trouble he had with tho manage-
! jnent on Saturday evening la falya. Thoy
I maintain that there was no disturb-
ance. that Mrs. Hanks merely held his
. haggase. as the tourist refused to pay
I part of his bill, and that he then went
, out and brought the policeman back
"with him In order to try to recover
" his baggage without paying.
1 i Hldcrs going In opposite directions at
J terrific rate of speed on cycle whirl,
Hj Saltalr, this week,
Hij
BBBJ 4
BiH
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WILL BOILO
MORE FLATS
Los Angolos 3Ian Plans Improvo
mente Purchased Site at Corner
of Pirst South and Third East.
C. A. .Tudd, a recent arrival here from
Los Angelas, has faith in the future of
Bait Lake City, and ho Is going to back
Ills Judgment by the erection of a three
fltory modern lint building on the old
ftrighnni H. Toung lot, swulhwcst cor
ner of Third East and First South. Ho
but lately bought the- property from Lit
tle & Lilttle for the ruth of 5C50O. It Is
72 feet on First South and 127 feet on
Third JSast.
He will at onco put up a three-story
building, with basement, to contain six
separate flats. Tho whole building will
be of the most modern description and
will cost from $13,000 to $14,000. It will
be finished this coming winter.
Parties" are understood to be figuring
for the old Orphanage property, which
Is diagonally opposite the Judd pur
chase. This will be the first apartment-house
In th Immediate neighborhood, which
Is In the center of one of the best resi
dence sections. '
Great Demand for Plats.
It goes to enow that Salt Lake is
quickly taking Its place as a well
equipped city for this- class of Ameri
can home life. There have been many
who have shaken their heads when such
buildings have- been mentioned, but the
fact that the Holmes and. Miller Hats
and other like buildings had their suites
all routed prior to the completion of the
buildings speaks well for the future, and
the big Emery apartment-house at
Eagle Gate, although not nearly fin
ished, has all its suites engaged. The
Bachelor apartment and Whitehall are
llllc-d, and so there Is surely a demand
for buildings of this class-.
Mr. Judd will profit by the experience
of others nnd will make his flats just
as perfect and comfortable as It Is pos
sible to do In these modern times.
LIQUOR DEALERS
HAVE COMPLAINT
Will Ask tho City Council to Treat
Everybody in the Same
Manner.
At the meeting of the City Council
tonight will be read a petition from the
Retail Liquor Dealers' association set
ting forth Its grievances against the
present system of taxation and asking
that the ordinances be amended. They
will request the Council to raise the li
cense of $400 a year charged the drug
stores and restaurants to $1200 a year,
tho amount of the saloon-keeper's li
cense. It is understood that the saloonmen
will further demand that they be per
mitted to allow women In their wlnft
rooms after 7 p. m or that the ordi
nance be enforced In regard to the Salt
Palace resort, where, it Is alleged,
women can secure beer openly during
the restricted hours. There may be
porno question as to the constitution
ality of the- ordinance which prohibits
women from entering saloons the same
a.s men, but until this question has been
decided the saloor.men aak for Justice
and that the city ordinances be en
forced against all alike.
It is a fact that a majority of the
City Council are in favor of permitting
tho sale of liquor to women at the Salt
Palace, but nowhere else In the city.
Councilman Fernstrom Introduced an
amendment to the ordinance which pro
vided for thiy and the- ordinance was
passed. It provided that the section re
lating to the sale of liquor to females
apply throughout the city except below
Ninth South street, and It was openly
stated on the floor of the- Council that
the sole purpose of the measure was to
Iicenso the selling of beer to women at
that resort. But the amendment was
vetoed by Mayor Morris, and section 32.".,
which reody as follows, is still In ef
fect: "Females Prohibited from Being In
Saloons or Wlnerooms Between the
Ilouru of 7 p. m. and 7 a. m, It shall
be unlawful for any person keeping any
saloon to have or keep In connection
with or as a part of his place of busi
ness any wlneroom, garden or other
place, roofed or open, either with or
without doors, curtain or curtains or
sceens of any kind, Into which any fe
male person shall be allowed to enter
from the outside, or from such saloon,
nnd there be supplied with any kind of
-liquor whatsoever. It shall likewise be
unlawful for any person, be he owner,
agent, bartender or employee of any
saloon, to permit, any female person to
be or remain in such saloon between
the hours of 7 o'clock In the afternoon
and 7 o'clock In the forenoon, or to em
ploy any female in any such saloon
at any time."
If the Salt Palace management Is
convicted of the violation of this ordi
nance, the City Council can do nothing
but revoke the license of the place
under section 328, which, under sec
tion 329, would make the resort ineligi
ble to ever receive another license to
sell intoxicating liquors.
MARY BAER HELD,
Bond Fixed at SIOOO Prisoners Get
Counsel.
Considerable anxiety Is still felt by the
friends of Mary M. Baor, as her condition
Is likely to prove serious. She is at the
Holy Cross hospital, and not at Dr.
Lewis's private hospital, as stated yester
day. She Is hold under ?1C0J bonds. While
her health Is critical she was slightly Im
proved yesterday, and. tho phvsiclans at
tho Holy Cross think that with care sho
will recover In time,
Gemiolll. who Is to bo defended by At
torney Walter Little, declined to mako
any statement yesterday. Asked what
plea ho would make. Mr. Little said ho
could not toll, as ho did not know what
tho charso would be, A. J. Wobber will
defend Dr. A. W. Johnson.
The police said yesterday lhat no other
arrests would bo made, and that thy had
got all their witnesses.
O u2u SB !? C3 2. X .3L .
Bainiths "Ito Kind You Hare Ahvay3 BcifgM
Gustav Dinklage,
Expert piano tuner and repairer. P. O.
box ,005. 'Phono Carstenseu & Anson
Co. -
IV. Klltl
IAS Bill
To Leave Westminster
!s Called to a Broader
Field in West Vir
gin is.
Bofusos to Givo Any Other Reason
for Severing- His Connection '
With the Church.
nev. John PJchelsen, the young min
ister who has recently attracted consid
erable attention by his lectures on eco
nomic questions, resigned from his
position as pastor of tho Westminster
Presbyterian church last evening. His
resignation came as a 'great shock to
the majority of n,e churchgoers, and
at iho conclusion of the services he
was besieged on all sides by inquiring
ones, but the pastor emphatically stated
that his resignation contained his rea
sons for going and refused to give out
any further Information.
As a pastor, tho licv. John Richclsen
stood well with his congregation, and
many were the expressions of regret
and godspeed that he received from
members last evening. While In chargo
of the Westminster church, every or
ganization connected Avith the church
lias grown and the church attendance
has actually been doubled. His min
istry hns been characterized by hard
and diligent i work, and the results
achieved tell how successfully he has
applied his labor. He Is a bright think
er, a ready debater and an orator of no
mean ability. These qualities Insure
him unbounded success in the New
Cumberland church of West Virginia,
where he goes to take up his labors on
August 22.
Pastor niehelsen feels that the new
call opens up great opportunities and
will give him a chance to better exer
cise his varied faculties. It Is the larg
est church In the city and has a steady
attendance of more than 450 members.
Ills resignation, which contains nil
his reasons for going, reads as follows:
Wording- of Resignation.
SALT LAKE. July 2D. To tho Session ot
Westminister Presbyterian church.
Dear Brethren: As the representative
of the congregation of Westminister Pres
byterian church I beg herewith to pre
sent to you my resignation as your pas
tor. In taking this step 1 am deeply
mindful of the tender relationship that
ban held us together slnco my coming
among you: and I shall not bfg our pres
bytery to dissolve this relationship with
out sincere regret in leaving you.
A Held for activity has been opened to
mi; in which I can reasonably hone to find
enlargud usefulness for myself. Increased
health for my wife and greater comfort
to us all.
Tho call to this other church seems to
mo to be the voice of Providence. I pray
for Westminister church God's richest
blessings and the continued guldanco of
our master.
A special meeting of tho presbytery of
Utah has been called to meet at Sprlng
villo. Utah, on Thursday. August IS, at 7
p. m to consider the dissolving of the
relationship between this church and my
self and If the way be clear, to dismiss
mo to tho presbytery of Washington to
accept tho call from the First Presbyter
Ian church of Now Cumberland, West Vir
ginia. At this meeting of the presbyterv
delegates from this church will be heard,
before the presbytery and will not on my
request, and I beg you to Join with me In
my request for dismissal
JOHN RICHELSEN".
There will be a ppeclal congregational
meeting on Wednesday evening. August
10, of the members of the Westminister
church to elect commissioners to meet
with the presbytery of Utah at Spring
vllle on August 18 to represent this con
gregation when the pastor makes his re
quest for dismissal.
Last Night's Services.
It was an evening of prayer and song
at tho Westminster church last ovonlntr.
P.ov. Rlchelsen delivered a brief address
on tho "Spirit of Music." and praised the
musical pi ogrammc, which was as follows-
Organ voluntary Marguerite Har'.cy
"As Beats the Heart" Les Foster
"Eternal Rest" Nellie May Mohan
Tenor eolo C. B. Slovens
Solo Kato Fordyco
Anthem Choir
feolo ii. H. McCorklQ
Anthem Male quartette
"Forward to th Battle" Choir
Miss Lena P.eevcs acted as accompanist.
W00LLEY IS NOT MISSING.
Family Merely Doesn't Know Where
He Is.
nalph Woolloy's relatives now maintain
that ho is not missing, and that his
vhcrcabouts are known to them. Ills
father. Bishop Woolley, still declines to
discuss the matter, but tho rest of his
family arc very Indignant that ho should
be thought to b missing.
When asked whero ho was they refused
to reply, but denied that ho was In any
was "missing." In 'splto of this, nono of
them seem to know whero ho is. All his
friends agree In thinking he lias gone to
California for a few months.- and do not
believe that anything has happened to
him. Dr. Benedict, who operated on him
three months ago for appendicitis, says I
that he recovered within two weeks and
was In good health. . '
PERSONAL MENTION.
Mr. and Mrs. A, L. Palmer have Just
roturned from a two months' eastern trip
After visiting New York; Now Jersey and
Arkansas points they spent uomo time at
tho St. Louia exposition.
Mrs. H. G. Calvin and children leave this
morning for Park City, whore they will
remain sovoral weeks. Mr. Calvin is at
Do La Mar, Nov., but expects to Join them
later.
William R. Smith of Maxwell post. G. A.
R., this city, will leave for Boston Friday
next to attend tho grand encampment in
tho Massachusetts capital. Mr. Smith
will spend some tlmo In tho East visiting
relatives and old friends.
E. A. Klrby. who recently resigned his
position as day clerk at tho Kenyon hotel
left yesterday for Denver. Colo. From
thero he will go to his homo In Iowa.
Fancy, trick ridlner Saltalr this, .woek,
DIVER GOES '
UNDERGROUND
Inflow Can Be Stopped by Noon
Today, Is the Re
port. Whltelaw and Dolph, the deep-aea
divers brought hero from the coast to
locate the trouble with tho big pumps
of the Utah Copper company at Bing
ham, began their work yesterday after
noon. Four descents were made by
Dolph. who located the trouble and will
havo, the Inflow of water shut ofT by
noon today, when the unwnterlng of
the shaft will commence.
Dolph descended Into clghty-flvc feet
of water In Iho shaft. His suit and
weights tipped tho scales at 200 pounds,
his shoes alone weighing 37M: and his
helmet CO pounds. The diver says he
Is confident that there will bo no trou
ble in closing the bulkheads. Ho says
this can be accomplished by noon.
Sinker pumps will then be used in un
waterlng the shaft, which will require
from forty-eight to seventy-two hours.
Tackling on Hand.
D. C. Jackllng, general manager of
tho company, arrived from Colorado
yesterday morning and went to camp
on the 3 o'clock train. He returned to
the city in an automobile. Whllo the
pumps have been out of order the ma
chinists and carpenters In the mill havo
been making some changes that have
been projected for some time, and the
trouble has in no way affected the op
erations of the company. The pumps
arc used In raising water from Bing
ham canyon for the tables In the mill.
The mines arc three miles distant and
there has been no interruption In tho
work there. j
IS RESCUED FROM
INSANE ASYLUM
Friends Procure, tho Release of An
drew Miller, tho Eccentric
( Whitowasher.
Andrew Junius Miller, who was re
cently sent to Prcvo at the Instigation
of a neighbor, was released from cus
tody' yesterday and, later, returned to
ZIon. He Is now back In his little castle
busying himself, as usual, In making
everything look neat and tidy.
"When Miller's neighbors heard of his
commitment they immediately arose In
arms and a committee of them got to
gether and began to investigate tho
matter. They became convinced that
the complaint against Miller had been
sworn out by his neighbor because the
latter Is desirous of selling his property
and considers that Miller's presence
does not materially assist In Increasing
Its valuation. Miller's neighbors pre
pared a petition requesting his release.
Attorney A. B. Edler presented the case
before Judge Morse Saturday and se
cured an order for his release. The re
quired $250 bond which had already
been signed by twenty of Miller's
neighbors was immediately deposited,
and thus all was prepared for Miller's
release.
Yesterday morning John Meyerhoffer,
his landlord, left for Provo carrying tho
..order for his release, which was speed
ily secured. While waiting for a return
train Miller was taken for a drive and
shown all the sights of the Garden City.
Ho evidently enjoyed himself, and cer
tainly must have enjoyed the trip, It
being his first experience outside of Salt
Lake for thlrtv-four years.
When seen at his home last evening
Miller was in a very happy mood and
had a kind word and cheerful smile for
all his friends nnd neighbors as they
called to bid him welcome home. Ke
reports that he was kindly treated while
at Provo, but, in accordance with the
asylum requirements, he was placed in
a cell and compelled to undergo other
forms of treatment, which ho deemed
nonsensical In the extreme.
It is understood that George Buckle,
former President of the City Council,
will prefer charges against Francis M.
Snell. who was Instrumental in having
Miller sent to Provo, in the bishop's
court of the Thirty-third ward. Snell's
neighbors are rather Indignant over his
actions and claim that while Miller is
rather an odd character and slightly
deficient, he is not dangerous In any
sense of the word.
FRANK C. GATTUNG, who was seri
ously Injured some time ago by falling
off the Constitution building, has been
removed from the Holy Cross hospital and
Is being cared for at his home. Mr. Gat
lung was greatly Improved, and his physi
cians havo every reason to hope that tho
Injury to his head will prove to bo only
temporary.
e
MRS. A. B. IRVINE, who was operated
, on last week, is rapidly recovorlng, and
is reported by tho physicians at tho Holy
Cross hospital to bo In a very satisfactory
condition.
n o
JAMES BROWN, the painter who foil
off the D. F. Walker building, is reported
to bo on tho road to recovery. Ho has
regained complete consciousness and Is no
longer delirious.
THE following musical programme was
rendered at Fort Douglas at 7:30 last even
ing by the Twenty-ninth Infantry band:
March, "Fan Tan" Anthony
Overture, "Hermit's Bell" Malllart
Waltz, "Symphla" Holzman
Serenade, "Spring Morning" Lacombe
Selection, "Floradora" Slowart
Humorous march, "Jolly Coppersmith"
t'oter
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MANSELL TROTTIER. an eight-year-old
hoy. who lives at M5 South State
street, found a .23-callbcr calrldge in tho
lioiiKo. Ho also found a stono and an ax.
Ho laid tho cartridge on tho stone and hit
It with tho ax. Tho bullet lodged in the
right arm of his elder brother, Ray, where
It severed an artery. Tho blood was
staunched by a doctor and tho boy Is do
ing well.
EITHER thieves or boys In search of
fruit broko Into the Crabtrec Produce,
company's store on West First South at
1 11 olclock last night. Nothing of valuo
Was taken, as tho till had boon emptied
on Saturday night. Tho nlghtwatchman
on tho block- found that the door had boon
broken In and the placo disturbed. This
however, is not Infrequent as tho place la
a mark for hungry boys, who havo en
tered tho storo before.
KNUTSFORD HOTEL.
The one place for comfort and ele
gance. Fireproof; telephones In. every
room; -modern in every way.
llASJillll
First Vice-President
Ml Lake Roate.
Mis Party of Guests Enclud
i.ng Seme Distinguished
Financiers.
Private Car at the Lake All Night but
"Will Come to City Today With
Its 0ccupant3.
First Vice-President. R. C. Kerens of
tho San Pedro, Los Angeles & Salt
Lake arrived In tho city on the fast
mall of tho Union Pacific yesterday af
ternoon. Mr. Kerens occupies his car
"Starlight," and hau several distinguish
ed guests with him. Ills trip at this
time la for the purpose of meeting Pres
ident W. A. Clark of the railroad, who
ia due to arrive tomorrow when the two,
with local officials, Senator Kcarns and
somo of tho Eastern guests, will make
an Inspection as far as the end of the
new track in Nevada and will also visit
the iron and coal deposits of Iron coun
ty in this Stale.
Mr. Kerens has ferquently been to
Salt Lake since the railroad was first
broached. Ho is a gonial man in every
way and an important factor in Nation
al politics-, having for the last VI years
been National committeeman from Mis
souri on tho Republican committee. Ho
has a country home- at Elkins. V Va.,
near the home of Ex-Senator Davis, tho
Democratic Vice-Presidential nominee,
and Is a warm personal friend of Mr.
Kerens. His son, Richard Kerens, Jr.,
la also of the party.
Another member of the party Is Festus
J. Wade, president of the Mercantile
Trust company of St. Louis, one of the
largest concerns of the kind In the West.
Mr. Wade is a director of the World's
Fair company and Is- busily employed in
arranging to repay tho Government
500,000 which was loaned tho Fair com
pany. He stales that already $1,500,000
has been repaid and the rest will bo paid
as rapidly as it becomco due. Mr. Wade
will today go to Provo to visit William
Eiersach of the Tellurlde Power com
pany on business relating to St. Louis
Interests in that company. He will pass
several days at the company's house in
beautiful Provo canyon and then travel
eastward via Yellowstone National
park. '
Theophile- Papln, Jr., Is a prominent
capitalist and real estate man of St.
Louis; E. G. Cowdory is. vice-president
of tho Laclede Gaslight company: Maj.
J. L. Bittlnger is an old-time Missouri
newspaper man and William Allen Is a
prominent attorney of Philadelphia.
They make up the others In the party.
An Old-Time Journalist.
Maj. Bittlnger was foreman of the old
Democrat In St. Louis before the war.
Afterwards It was consolidated with the
Globe and is now the Globe-Democrat.
He established the St. Joseph Herald In
18C2 and ran It up to seven years ago
when he was appointed Consul General
at Montreal by the late President Mc
Klnley, a position which he held up to
six months ago. He is not In the best
of health and is malting this trip as the
guest of Mr. Kerens solely for rest and
recreation. He is one of the best known
Journalists In Missouri.
E. G. Cowdory represents large finan
cial Interests. The Laclede Gaslight
company is owned by the North Ameri
can company, a large parent corpora
tion. This In turn owns the lighting
plants In various cities and all the street
railway systems In Milwaukee as well
as other great corporate Interests.
Met by Senator Kearns.
The visitors were met by Senator
Kearns of this city and he accompanied
them in their special car to Saltair yes
terday afternoon. Miss Annie Pike, Miss
Elizabeth Milne and Mr. Leigh were also
of the party. The time was greatly en
Joyed at the resort, many of the party
going In bathing, and later all the visi
tors had dinner in the "Starlight." The
Salt Lakers returned to the city in the
evening, but the Eastern party remained
at the lake and an engine of the Salt
Lake Route .will run out there this
morning to bring the car into town.
Tho party left St. Louis last Tuesday
and attended the Republican State con
vention at St. Joseph on Wednesday.
Then they went to Chicago and left that
city Friday night. At Omaha Saturday
tho car was attached to the fast mail
and It arrived here yesterday afternoon
at -1:30 o'clock.
Kaj. Hooper Here.
Maj. S. K. Hooper, general passenger
agent of the" Denver & Rio Grande sys
tem, arrived from Denver last night and
Is at the Knutsford. Major Hooper Is
over to get the local office finished and
look into various passenger matters. He
states that westbound travel Is unusual
ly heavy for this time of the year. So
far the Rio Grande has thirty-two west
bound specials and twentv-three east
bound specials scheduled for the Knights
Templars movement, which will mean a
goodly number of people passing through
Salt Lake. This does not include the
car parties nor the several extra sleepers
which will run daily for close to thirty
days.
Major Hooper Is well pleased with the
good patronage given to the new double
Bingham service and he and General
Agent Benton last night arranged to put
in an especially low rate next Sunday
for both trains to enable Salt Lake peo
ple to see the greatest copper camp In
this portion of the West. Tho copper
belt sky-line and the- overhead trams
with the big mills and smelters are un
known to a large portion of local resi
dents and to give them a chance to nee
them all the excursion will be arranged.
Mr. Harding-'s Succossor.
Guesses are still in order for the suc
cessor to Russell Harding, but a very
good man for the place would be C. S.
Clarke of Mobile, general manager of
the Mobile. & Ohio, and there arc- many
who are sure Mr. Clarko will be given
the position, chiefly owing to tho fact
that ho -will bo the selection ot Sir- JeX-
ELKS OBDEKEO 10
BE AT LAGOON
Orphans Will Have the Tlmo of
Their Lives on Purple
Day.
Thero is a big time In otoro for tho or
phans on August i. Tho following letter
which has been sent out by Exalted Rulor
Parley P Chrlstenson to every member
of tho Elks lodgo in Salt Lako explains
tho naturo of the cntertainmont to bo
provided for tho orphans:
Dear Brother: Our Purplo day this
flummcr Is to bo an orphans' benefit. Tho
day fixed Is Thursday. August 4. and tho
placo tho Lusoon. The ilttlo ones nro
happy as can bo and anticipating tho
fun and tho feed, and tho public is do
Ughtad with our pure and worthy charity.
Our succee-e on August -I llnanclallly and
otherwise dcpend upon the members ot
No. . Every Elk in the city should be
at tho Lagoon on that day and seo that
his frlonds come. Trains at 9 a. m. (or
phans' special at 9:30), 11 a, m.. 1:50 p. m.
and every hour thereafter and ortenor If
required. , .. n
Wo want vou, brother, to tako tno J
or 0:20 spocfal nnd assist In caring for
any cutortalnln.v tho orphans.
You aro accordingly requested to report
In Elks regulation uniform at tho La
gopn depot at '.i:.".0 a. m. Wro don t urgo
the full regulation Hult. Bo euro and dis
play tho purple. All of tho orphan chil
dren have been dressed for tho occa
sion. They will be fod twlco at tho La
goon, and everything thero Is freo to
them, and tho money wo mako goes to
thom.
Not the orphan? alone, but ovcryone
who attends will bo fed. Wo havo pur
chased two tons of clams and havo ar
ranged for a grand free clam-bako.
A programme has also been arranged,
consisting of good music, speeches, games
and contests.
Everything goes on Ausrust 4 except
craftc.
The ladles havo given us valuablo as
sistance and nro frtlll working to mako
tho day a great success. At 7 o'clock p. m.
tho orphans will bo taken home. Tho
principal caro will then bo oft our minds
and wo can then turn ourselves looao
nnd havo a good, old-fashioned time. Tho
secretary, A. W. Ra.ybould, has tickets.
Now, don't fall to come.
Respectfully and fraternally,
P. P. CimiSTENSEN.
Exalted Ruler.
Elks Club. July 31, 1001.
In addition. Millie Williams, tho chlld
slnger, will bo present, sho having vol
unteered her services to entertain the vis
itors to tho Lagoon on Purplo day.
Thomas Homer will take out his auto
mobllo and glvo each of tho orphan chil
dren a ride In tho big machine.
Mr. Chrlstenson has appointed a com
mittee of fifty to assist In taking caro of
the children, and they arc requested to
report to Mrs. A. R. Tarbot not lator
than 10 a. m., at tho Lagoon. Leading
Knight W. W. Hall will act as chairman
and Bro. Thomas Homor as secrotary.
Tho names of thoso on this committee
lollow:
W. W. Hall, Thomas Homer. Carl
Schmidt, C. F. Adams. L. E. Bamberger,
11. Barnett, Frank Beckstead, W. F.
Beer. II. E. Boothe, Jerome Bougard. C.
E. Brubaker, George Buckle, J. J. Burko,
Jnmes Chosnoy, W. II. Clark, C. J. Crab
tree. Melvln Crane, J. F Crltchlow." O. G.
Cross, Ben Davis, H. E. Doardorff, Jo
sepn Dederick, F. C. Dorn, James De
vlno. Fred Dryer. C. O. Elllngwood, H. J.
Faust, Ellis C. Freed. C. J. Geary. J. Tod
Goodwin, W. H. Griffiths, Fred A Hale,
W. S. Hall. F. D. Halm. P. F. Huddard,
IT. M. Kahn, Emll Lehman, Bon D. Luce,
Leon Sweet, E. V. McCuno, G. A. Mc
Lean. Leo P. Mnrlx, Thomas M.irnan,
II. W. Mllos M. E. Mulvoy, Thomas D.
Pitt, C. S. Prlco. J. c. Royal, Dana T.
Smith, P. E. Sullivan.
SOLDIERS SPRUCING UP.
Additional Drills to Prepare for Gen.
Chaffee.
Until further orders tho troops of tho
Twenty-ninth Infantry will bo revlowed
each evening, fifty minutes before sun
set. An order was circulated yesterday
to this effect, and Is for the purposo of
getting tho recruits In tho very best shapo
possible for the review and inspection to
bo given to Lleut.-Gen. Adna R. Chaffee
upon his arrlvnl. Tho review Saturday
morning, although a very good one, did
not meet the expectations of tho com
manding officer, her.ee tlu issuing of tho
above order. Tho khaki uniform and
white gloves will be worn, and tho men
expect to get some hard drilling. Tho
oflicers at tho post aro yet In the dark
concerning tho dato of the arrival of Gen.
Chaffee, but the concensus of opinion now
Is that he, together with tho officers ac
companying him on the trip, will reach
here In tlmo for the review to bo held
Thursday morning. However, tho troops
v. ill be In readiness at a momont's notice,
and tho Fort Douglas garrison will mako
an excellent showing.
EXCURSION RATES
Via Oregon Short Line.
St. Louis and return 542.50
Chicago and return 47.50
Chicago and return via St. Louis.. 50.00
St. Louis and return via Chlcugo.. 50.00
Through Pullman sleepers via Union
Pacific and Wabash lines.
Limit CO days. Transit limit 10 days
in each direction.
Tickets on sale Tuesdays and Fridays
c-ach week. Stop-overs allowed.
fery, who Is now In charge of Mr
Gould's railroad interests. The Rocke
feller interests want A. A. Allen of the
"Katy," while every Gould manager
aloru? the line from Pittsburg to Denver
is mentioned for the place.
Railroad IWotos.
Tho Denver papers are great on fake
railroad news. The other day one of the
papers said that J.75,000 would pass
through for tho Knights Templars con
clave when 20.000 will be a good figure
Now one of them says that H. B. Kooser
Is a son-in-law of Russell Harding and
j'et Kooser has been on Seventeenth
street for a number of years. Now
comes a red and black Ink six-inch
head that the Colorado Midland N go
ing to extend all over the universe be
cause it orders 5100,000 worth of steel
rails, Just enough to lay 25 mlleo of
track.
St. Louis is crowding Chicago. The
general ofilces of the Chicago & Eastern
Illinois have now been moved from
Chicago to the World's Fair city.
Every local train yesterday was well
filled.
LaTkhe9Rou,te!,ti " bUS' " the
In Mr. Buckingham's ofilce hang en
larged photography of scenes at th-.
rSs!g r th laSt SP,k D the Pqc
The railroads arc getting ready tn
handle the Rlngllng trains which Is n0w
the annual summer chore. The clrcuc
has 77 long cars this year. cus
J. M. HIskey of the Nevada Cfntr..i
Is at tho Wilson. central
Daily Reporter Co., Job Printers
. 2LEaat First South St.r.Salt Lake'
Bert Fuller Fails 9
Lower tonjj
Drove Wq in 1:29
Was Handicapped wL
Nearly 4000 Persons Attend Jm
Calder's Half-mi0 M
Society turned out la forco -JS
afternoon to witness the aulomoNtM
at Calder's park. About m ik-wM
crowded in tho grandstand lwfl
tho rails, or occupied can-la ..M
tomoblles in the Interior ol tho trvS
a largo number of theso were JX
tatlves of Salt Lake's elite. JfcnvH!1
woro present and It was by far jt
matropolltan crowd over Katha-Bi
raco courso In this city. 'Mil
Fuller Tries for ReMrd;H
Bert Fuller did not lower the iflfe
record as ho confidentally oxkcwM
ho camo very close. Fuller co-E
mllo In 1:20 In the 25-horsA.poJ
Toledo after the track had been rrMI
Ho was unablo to hold tho rail -'m
of the mud and consequently wB?
Beforo tho moot Fuller went
l:2o according to three stop tV
wero held on him. This Is tcn
lower than tho world's record. IZW
was not an exhibition mile. wMl rn-K
as official. ' " "iw
Grange of Ogdon captured the f9
open raco for cars of the Jirt riK"
H. Murdock of Junction CltyVBl
Georgo Lewis, third, and EiriW
fourth. Tlmo, 9:11 X
II. Sanders captured the event W
Wlntons n an uninteresting rattnW
cr's machlno behaved badly Vj o!Mt
camo In aB ho pleased Time,
Motorcycles Collide; IK
Earl Staloy took tho thrttJE
motorcyclo race. J. p. Gimni3
Chapman collided In the fint elB
Gunn was unablo to continue RH
wan cut and ho was badly 'shB;
but his Injuries are not Mrl0GL!Bk
man and Staloy continued tho riciB
tho latter winning In 3 45. IB
Georgo Lewis won tho obstacle iS&
CG seconds fiat. Lewis was thT cX
try, nono of the other driven oK
tako a change at the chalre, biBi
barrels, and other obstacles vKZ
along tho track.
Tho feature of tho meet traj MB
trial for tho record Most of tfcciP'
tors had nover seen an auio race Hi
way tho big machine cilppid (tVE
at a gait of about forty-live rallHKT
was a revelation II L. CumoiaK.
Eastern auto driver accompanlfTR1
and acted In tho capacity of a pro.'cB
ballast. In the stretches CuroctH
on tho floor of the car, but on ttTHj
ho swung far out from the micE
steady It, "B?
To Orlando Stevens belongs u
for pulling off the first real acicE
moot In this state. Stevens has tK
work on the proposition for sevenlB
and yesterday had tho pleasure of
tho meet go on successfully. 'B
SAMUEL D0XEYSTRICKK
Manual Training- Leader Tcrci
Apoplezry.
Samuel Doxey, supervisor o! aiB
training In tho public schoota, TOjBr?
en with an attack of opopleijr ?llBki
driving yesterday afternoon sBi
taken to his home, 1719 South MthjBfc
in an unconscious condition, HifjL"
ing at tho tlmo with Principal Oiag
Cott of tho summer school. fttlMl
coming down Main street and mi
in front of tho Mormon Temple TtlH.
Doxiiy fell back In his friend's uKr
It took tho combined efrorw of
man Hilton and a half dozen tpijpit
to hold tho big supervisor dovn jBfct
tildewalk, to whero he had t-ttn tUMt
Ho was delirious and in h4 fm'JjK'
lng would moro than likely birtT
himself serious Injury, but for tieBB
held him. Ho wus partly rovlYcJM
application of cold water, kIm:
scooped up In hats from the MBtaT
doused over him. lie was covtrrlMtt
head to feet with water anJ C,E
the patrol wagon arrived An,ciE
doctor In tho crowd stated thatlkiBJ'.
was suffering from apoplex. . ,151
The unconscious man was pbedWr
a stretcher and taken to the
Wright hospital, but upoa arrlvly
Mr. Van Cott decided that It jT
better to tako him home. Mr.
was otill unconscious, but rtWK
when carried Into his homo. Ha a '1
man and rather corpulent anil tH
the first tlmo that ho has ten '
with tho malady.
S1.00 TELEPHONES
For Residences. Bj
20 outgoing calls per
charge for Incoming calls. 2"MJ
ceES calls.
S2.00 TELEPHONES
For Residences.
Unlimited service. tK
ROCKY MOUNTAIN BELIi
PHONE CO. HL
Militiamen Making BaccKl
A number of membcra beIonJJ :
National Guard wero on tno i ?cr'
Douglas yesterday, firlntr MJIeBw
tho ensuing year. The fi3K
been visiting tho ixlar arte. jm
intervals during tho PSjMn
Stato'a defenders are (, PBii
lent work. It was J0". jR
1-nvo tho men go to tho rwi, sB
lions, owing to the 'pot that tno Jm
oro employed at various pla 3,dKS
impossible to get loavo from
shooting being dono no ! , offloflKH
porvlslon of a '"'ifflnbbfTK
It is expected all will hajo w
v.-1 thin tho next two wc-
Badly Broken. jj
J. W. Gcssford, JeMS!
oral years' exper encc In 'JJgMjU
stores in tho Picture b "
bought the picture af sflKfr
partment of C. fVor S
Main street, and for wo Vi
prices will be all br0e?d reiBS
Artistic framing and r
prices will be our specialty
The Ecnsatlonal cycle whirl L
this week. Bitj
Royal Bread Is pure, ctery ftfc
our label with tno JJiBf
grocers and nrst-da-rMW1"
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