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, J Tuesday, January 1, 1907
Soon the members of the Legislature
1 will be cominp io town to meet the
Some would feel more like welcoming
$ new years if they were not cominp so
I' often now.
I ; Brother Roberts can now remain here
j and be a, pood Democrat, there being no
fe l campaign in progress.
f . .
W; i Among the greatest helps in-making
H'j good resolutions this morning may,-be
j mentioned aching brows.
H- Of course, some men may feel that
H they are already as good as they can
H be without being unhappy.
The yoiing year must not think that
tho other young fellows he met last
night always act that way.
But even if the car service was -ex-tended
until l.:o0, many -thought it
quite proper to go home earlier.
All the church members of the House
HH will have a free and fair chance to vote
H : in favor of Mr. Joseph for Speaker.
Hj' Why shouldn't church oflicials, too,
H ' observe, the custom of making rcsolu-
Bj lions, as the' are so easily broken? j
flH i Mr. Bryan trusts that President
HH TCoosevolt will at least not followjiis
example in becoming a candidate again.
Governor Cutler can prove by high
HI church officials that it is not necessary
Bl'or him to resolve to be a better cxecu
:ivc. President Smith says that what he
does is right, and he resents the statc
HK ments of those v.'lio accuse him of what
! 'he does.
' 1th thought that a good many young
. people, having unimpaired vision, were
H nhle without lights to sec the new year
HJI iome in.
Show that you have sufficrcnt will"
power to keep good resolutions, by re
solving" to give upAthiug8 you do not
:are for. j
Potmaslcr Clove, not being a mem
ber of the Legislature, is expected fo
.have a good, deal to do with the work
J Senator Sutherland is not surprised
R' that the Smoothes are confident, ns
hi. they know that he h to make a speech
' for the apostle.
The spring weather that Prof. Hyatt
I provided in December was so agreeable
f.l ' that the public will be pleased if given
i' some more in the spring.
( Various members of the reception
-committee, it must be conceded, did
'more than could be reasonably expected
of them in welcoming 1907.
1 i Senator Dubois still feels confident
rl "'that Apostle Smoot will be ousted, but
h.f- some who know nothing about the
t , situation ar sure he is mistaken,
( Perhaps 1007 will be just as kind to
hi many who were rude enough not io
stay up to meet it, as itvill be to
R thoEe who greeted it so fervently.
L i- , - ;
L ' 'hilo tho additional street car ser-
r' vico last night was appreciated by
I 'lnariy,-8oiiie of those -who welcomed the
I s' 1 ' ' ;
new year found iho regular 6 o'clock
curs this morning moro convenient.
TO THE NEW BOSS.
To Nineteen Hundred Seven;
Ton look, to be a vigorous chap and
your whole makeup seems to be ting
ling with life and energy. On tho in
stant that the finger of Old Father
Time pointed to the hour of midnight
last night we saw you almost bump
into your prcdecssor as he was taking
That sort of promptitude and energy
looks good to Salt Lakers. Tn fact, we
confidently expected it, because your
predecessor made tho promise that the
young fellow to whom ho would assign
the prosecution of his work should be
capable of just, doubling up all of his
Xow. for your information, sir, let
us say to 3'ou .that Nineteen Hundred
Six, Esqr., set a mighty lively indus
trial pace here, and if 3-ou are to ex
ceed, his speed you must, necessarily
'"go some." It would require quite a
book in which to relate all that he
did. so your work is certainly cut out
for you during the twelve months that
you are to be with us.
Your immediate predecessor found
some of us to be rather a slow lot, ex
cept, that by the aid of some progres
sive, ones Mr. Nineteen Hundred Five,
in the latter part of his slay with us
(and having a sort of prophetic, eye to
the future), had laid an American fouiv
dntion upon which his successor might,
begin to build. Your immediate pre
decessor seemed to thoroughly apprccii
ato (he valuable legacy which came to
him, and he at once took advantage,
of it to the fullest; extent. And tho
way in which he proceeded to tear
Town the old and build up. the "new
was n "caution! "
Before you get any further along
with your plans let us say to .you, first
of all, that your predecessor set out
to construct here tho Greater Salt
Lake: and be worked wonders of mag
nificence in that direction. He did
just about all that any industrious con
structionist could possibly do in a sin
gle twelve-month; and he left things
in such good shape for you that if you
got to work and etay at work all the
time 3'ou will be able to beat his rec
ord by several city blocks.
But remember that, there are. just
three hundred and sixty-five days in
your period of activity. That is a very
short stay to make, and we therefore
suggest to you that there isn't a wink
of sleep coming to yen in that time;
because there- is a littlo pleasure to
be squeezed in between the different
big works which you are to. perform, so
that taking your work and play to
gether it seems to be a case of GO
all the time for you. You can readily
see, .voting sir, that some portion of
your activity must be alive and awake
every minute of the time,
v You .remember what your predecessor
whispered into your car just as he was
leaving Well, we are Teady for it
now and can make good use of 'every
cent of it. He "loosened up" to the
limit, and 3-011 can see the result? of
his .generosity iu the great preparations
which have been made for 3-011.
Every American soul of us in this
town is with you and w'ill keep step
wilh you in the big Progress March,
You are a mighty hcalth--looking
youth and we can use every ounce of
energy .which .you possess. We want
the Greater Salt Lake, Mr. Nineteen
Hundred Seven. Here arc tho mate
rials and the tools it is up to 'ou!
The 3 ear 1906 has been one of general
activity and large accomplishment in
all this mountain region, Utah hns been j
much blessed, and blessings have come
nlsoupon Idaho, Nevada., Wj'oming,
Colorado and Montana.
Tdaho has prospered greatly. ' Her
mines have yielded well, her agriculture
has been profitable. The great reclama
tion projects have brought thousands of
si-ttlcrs into thu State; now farms in
large colonies, occup3'ing tho valley of
thu Snnke for miles. along its course,
arc opened and opening; and new towns
forming lively and promising centers of
trade are springing up. It is a great
prospect thaj. is before Idaho iu every
material way. And with this Influx of
new population and the growth of
wealth and communication, Idaho will
be one of the foremost of Western
Nevada has again become the great
booming bonanza State- Tho magnifi
rent mining discoveries have thrown
cur western neighbor once more into the
glare of a brilliant world attraction.
The golden scepter is hers, and there
are Marvelous finds of daily report. The
ustoniHhing tinds in the Tonopnh, Gold
field, and Bullfrog camps are being ri
valed by newer aspirants for public
favor, and all have substantial reason
for making claim to attention for their
rich finds. The new developments in
the great j old districts of Ely und
TO THE AMERICAN CITY ADMINISTRATION.
Qontlemc-n of the American part3 who hold office in tho mnnici-
pality of Salt Lako are invited to consider a fejv respectful and "
earnest words, delivered to them by The Tribune in behalf of its love
for the part' famo and its devotion o the welfare of this commu-
When you camo into 3'our oflicial station you were thereby made r
consecrate to a Cause which was great.pr in its magnificence and moro
hol3" in its purpose than an3 interest of .your own as individuals or T
an.y ambition of your own for place and power. Utah had been suf
fering for j-cars under tj'rannj" and misgovernmenr. Salt Lake had
boon retarded in her upward reach by the .world-wide knowledge ou
the part; of mankind that the supreme figure in the community was a
law breaker and a false prophet.
It; was to redeem first, tho city from such misrule nnd such bad
famo in the Nation, and then, b3 force of successful example of
American government, here, to lift thft State from its slough of des
pond, that political authoritj' was entrusted to 3our hands.
How have 3-011 maintained tho mightj" Cause to which 3'ou were
pledged by every honorable obligation that can be imposed upon
mankind? Have you Bhown such n shining devotion to the public
weal that tho whole city rises in acclaim of praise of American party
rule? Have you demonstrated to Utah that, a superior care of her
funds, that the interests of her taxpayers, that, tho progress of her in
stitutions, that, tho harmony of nor public life will .be conserved if
her people will place in hands like 3'ours tho government of the State
and her counties?
Sit down with yonv consciences for an hour this New Year's
morning and ask 3ourselves if 3011 have done the best that it wajj
in you to do to make Salt Lake City the best, governed municipality
in the Nation, and whether at. all times you have had before 3-our
c3-es tho guardian remembrance that, as you should serve tho city
with sublime faithfulness, so would American redemption of Utah be ;
Doubtless some among .you can answer that in all the respects of
fidelity to trust, scrupulously honest guardianship over' public funds,
aggressive determination to win high fame for tho city so that the
undying principles of Americanism might find readier acceptance in
this commonwealth you are without reproach in conduct and 3011
arc without fear of public scrutiny and judgment. The Tribuno knows
1 that there are some such among 3"our numbers. But all the people
of this community are wey aware that not all of 3ou can give to
3'ourselvcs tho magnificent endorsement of conscientious approval.
There has been t.0'0 much, with some of you, of self seeking, of ar
rogance, of determination io build personal machines within 3our
.own politicnl domain for personal purposes, And this should bo your
da.v of accounting Io your own sense of right for .your own failure to
live by that sense of right.
Americanism is a Cause a Cause to which over3 man in the
part3 should give his sustaining help, without one thought of self to
detract, from his highest service, without one selfish plotting for his
own advancement, without one enrichment of mone.y or power taken
from the Teoplo !s Own. Where men are devoted to such sublimo pur
, . pose there is no room for factional quarrel; there is no opportunit3- for
the individual to build his personal machine to protect his political
power, regardless of the fate of tho common cause; there is no occa
sion for the accumulation of funds for public improvement at the
cost of the taxpayer, such funds to remain unexpended for an indefi
nite period. Some of .you have failed to appreciate that the Ameri
can party was not brought into existence in order to give political
office to an3 man or to maintain in office an3 particular group of
men or to give public patronage to, an3' ..select individualities. . Tho
part3"'s birth was in the people's need; and not all of "you have
given 3'our best services as an answer to that need.
So .far as Tho Tribune is concerned, it has hail but one moti.ve
in this mighty controversy and that motive has been to secure for
Utah the full glorj of her Statehood; peace and progress at home
and high famo abroad. The onlv' reason why The Tribune favored
American part.y nominees for City office "was becnuse of a belief
that, they would unite to this might' end. To the Cause of American
ism in this State, -The Tribune is more than ever devoted deter
mined to uphold the principles of civic righteousness here, determined
to maintain; tho part' integrity and determined to reprehend all
events and nil personages, whether official or otherwise, who dero
gate from the exalted demands wliich this State makes upon her citi
zens. None need take offense at this plain speaking on the part of this
newspaper. The Tribune has watched earnestly and solicitous- dur
ing the 3car which has just closed earnestly regardful of tho fact
that men placed in trying public position should have a fair opportu-
nitv' to demonstrate their own worth nnd the advantage of their poli
cies, and solicitously expectant of the best, results. At. the dawn of
the Now Year conscious that there ha3 been some serious disap
pointment it is the duty of a public journal, trusted by the peoplo
to guard their interests, to make especial demand that the mis
takes, the blunders, the selfishness which have characterized some
American party voilicials during the past year, shall he eliminated
from their public life during the time to come.
Tho whole Nation looks to the American party of Utah to work
out the destiny of this commonwealth. And that expectation on the
part of the peoplo of this great Republic must not be disappointed.
Amerieaus in office must- be held to as strict an accountability nr.
we would hold the old regime. So far as The Tribune is concerned,
it. has demanded, of them and it will continue to demand the highest
form of service that humanity can give to the public need.
Gentlemen of the City administration of Salt Lake, it is within
your power to mnkc honor for tho name American in this State; it.
is within your duty to afford such a CM3- administration here as
will at once "conserve tho best interests of this municipality, and
mako the people of this sovereigut" of Utah anxious for an enlarge
ment of American rule for the upbuilding of the State. Onl3' so' far
as 3'ou do this are 3011 wortlo' to bear the name American; and
onl so far aE you do this should the part3' or will The Tribune sup
Cherry Creek mark thorn as the seat of
a vastly prosperous and permanent, min
ing region. Nevada's 'ear has been the
most sensational of all, and with the
best of basis for the sensations. But
great as the record has boon, the com
ing year will, beyond question, put. it
into eclipse. And it is not' aloue in
mines that Nevada has come to the
front?: She lias one of j.he verj' largest
and most important of the irrigation
enterprises that are under wnj', in the
Government project .for : putting to use
the waters of the Truckcc and the Oar
Wyoming hns progressed well, with
her mining interests. Her great coal
mines have been pressed to the limit,
to supply the demand of the extensive
region they supply. The railroad build
ing of the 3'ear haH been extensive, the.
leading extensions being that of the
Chicago & Northwestern from Ca3pcr
to Lander and the northwestward
reaching out of the Chicago, Milwaukee
6c St. Paul toward the north coast at.
Soattle. The live stock interests of the
State have prospered largely, and gen
eral business has made a new record.
Kxtensivc reclamation projects have
been laid out hy the Government, engi
neers, and those will bring into use
j r:tan3" ten thousands of acres of land
now deHolatc. Altogether, the prospects'
of Wyoming are first-class.
Montana hns profited richhT by the
settlement, of the bitter contention be
tween Mr, Heinze and the Amalgamated.
With peace in tho magnificent mining
industries of that State, with .h.er vast
boundaries and heavy interests in
mines, live stock, nnd agriculture, Mon
tana must be the chief of the north
chain of States in the West. Large ope
rations under the National Irrigation
law are in progress, which will add
largely to the population and wealth of
Colorado has had a 3-car of immense
prosperit3'. In mines she shines chief;
i iv agriculture her showing is rich; in
live slock she is great; in manufactur
ing sho leads among all the arid and
semi-arid States. One of the most ex
tensivo reservoir and reclamation pro
jects in the world is under wa', the
Gunnison tunnel enterprise, which will
add a high percentage to the agricul
tural area of tho State. Colorado needs
no boost; she will boost hersolf, and
always on merit, and on permanent
Arizona is the scene of the greatest
of the Government's reclamation pro
jects, the construction of the wonderful
Roosevelt dam, which will back up the
flow of Snlt river and make fertile the
whole valley below, the area to be re
claimed being reckoned in square miles
rather than in acres. With her amaz
ing riches in copper mine?, agriculture
and stock raising, Arizona cannot fail
to be a rich nnd prosperous State, main-i
taining a heavy population of enter
All in all, it has been a wonderful
3ear. But, cver3 prospect, indicates that
the coming yoar will be oven better in
all these mountain commonwealths.
SOME REAL ESTATE MEN.
A strange lack of intelligence is
shown by gome of the beneficiaries of
Salt Lake's recent progress. Two
years ago, before American party power
had been established here, and before
the cit3 had become known throughout
the land as having cast off hierarchical
shackles in politics, some of the real
estate men were deploring "the fact
that no new people were coming
here, that no new capital was flow
ing in. These same men found that
business multiplied when this cil3r ob
tained the greatest advertisement of
its career that the American party
was in power in Salt Lake. Tho
dealers in real cstato discovered that
every house could be rented at a
premium; that owners of land who
formerl.v desired to sell and get away
from this afflicted communit3 were now
anxious to remain and increase their
And yet some of these same real
estate men pause between sales long
enough to nsk that the great contro
vers3" in Utah shall be brought to an
end b3 recession of the American party
Let us see what the conditions then
would be: With Joseph F. Smith and
those who sympathize with him ruling
in this communit3- not a Mormon would
sell an inch of ground for Smith ad
vised his people in a public sermon
not to dispose of the lauds of Zion
to their enemies, the Gentiles. He
boasted that he had never parted with
one atom of the soil to an outsider.
Utah would be shunned as a plague
spot if peace were established here un
der the conditions which the liie
rarchs demand. " The quietude which
the rulers of tho church and their
political allies desire is a quiotudo where
Joseph, F. Smith and his associates
shall be permitted to do as the.v please,
utterly regardless of the decencies of
However, the high sentimentality of
this great, question is be'ond the appre
ciation of some of the selfish men who
rail against The Tribune and its work;
and therefore the onh' argument that
they can understand is the sordid one
that, the old rule would injure their
pockets. Such is the fact, and it in
strange that the3" cannot appreciate
Under the domination of the old
regime Utah was outstripped 03 sur
rounding States in the race of progress.
Under American rule Salt Lake is
the best business city on the continent
in proportion to wealth and popula
tion. The man who would change
back to the old conditions at the price
of peace and prosperit3 "ccds a busi
However, the ungrateful class is the
smaller one. The majority of the
real estate men iu Salt. Lako under
stand the elements which go to make up
the city's progress, and they are
determined" to maintain the American
name, the American fame, and Ameri
can prosperit3' for the American Salt
Lake. They know that the real
knockers are the hierarchs, and they
arengainst the real kioekcrs. '
BIG PEI3S FOR LAWYERS.
D, Michael Uelmas. the San Fran
cisco lawyer, who will lead for the de
fense in the Thaw murder trial. New
York, gets a retainer fee of $100,000.
When David Dudley Field was counsel
for tho Eric railroad as recently as 1880.
is was deemed preposterous that he re
ceived a stated salary of $7n,000. Dan
iel Webster, who was no small lawver,
boasted of a fee of $15,000 for a case
which he carried through all the courts
to the one of last resort. It was the
high-water maTk for the pft'v of lawvers
up to that, lime. When Sn'mucl Tilden
took a $50,000 fee from the Chicago &
Galena railroad (now tho Chicago &
Northwestern). G. M. Wheeler, whose
name is earned on a watch niRde at
Elgin, where he established the fnctorv,
was the treasurer of tho road and paid
the check with groans and sighs. Neith
er Alexander Hamilton nor Aaron Rurr
ever received greater p.i3' in an.y case
than $10,000. Kut the eorKrnti'on at
torney who drew tho articles for the
formation of the Stocl Trust received
$5,000,000 in cash and interest paving
bonds. The largest fee ever paid in a
criminal case in the East heretofore
was that; exacted by David B. Hill for
arguing the appeal of Patrick, now un
der sentence of death in Sing Sing
prison. He got $75,000 for his profes
sional services. Before that. Charles
O 'Conor got .$50,000 in the Tweed case,
and Px-Soorolary of the Nav3" G. M.
Robinson took .$50,000 in the Hunter
murder trial at Camden, N. J.
Kennedy's Laxativo Cough Syrup is
absolutely free from any opiate or
narcotic. Contains Honey and Tnr.
Sold by Anstee-Brice Drug Co.. i
Main St. ,
Henceforth the J. G. iv3!
Candy Company will be an i
ive Chocolate House jjlfj
owing to the unhmPI'
for its Chocolate . m
The change' involves tens of thoTM
dollars for new machinery andl
In referring to this remarkable chaf
Chocolate Specialty House, the ne
neglected to refer to one imports
feature. When the new machinery!
making of chocolate coating for MeJ
Observer s Observations
l observe that the curse of polyg
amy and political domination of "the
Mormon church is uolhitig in the minds
of some United Stales Senators, when
compared with the loss of Utah from
the Republican column.
That a political .reform in Utah is
not. half so important in "Teddj'V
mind as is a spelling reform.
That the President, in his message to
Congress has something to sa3 about
everything but the Mormon cfytrch iu
That, people who leave their "swear
ing off until New Year's daj do not
get sufficient start, to keep them going
an.y length of lime on their new reso
lutions, -That a man is bettor .oft' who makes
ten resolutions and keeps but one of
.them .than tho, person vho makes no
effort at. reform.
That the man with one day of moral
courage to lus credit is better off thau
if he hadn 't an3'.
That about I he .only bad resolution
made on New Year's da.v 13 the re
solve not to make .1113' good ones.
That there are boiuc horses as well
as. some women that can tell when the
new year comes.
That it is the breaking of good reso
lutions that keeps half the saloons
That I his world would stand next
door to Heaven if all good resolutions
wore carried into effect.
On Sum Uther Things..
T obzerb dat neahlv all do coons"
in town say ''good-bye'' to perleacc
headquarters on New Yea' ebc. But
law sakes what a lot of dem saj' "good
mornin" dc berry nex' da3".
Dat da is nulfin in dis wo 'Id can hoi'
a niggah up lesin hit be him's own
onnh an ' dat sometimes' haint beny
Dat da haint no resolution . strong
cmuf ter hoi-5 up a niggah an marsah's
turke3" at de samb time.
Dat do only way fo' ha "coon" to
keep him's good resolutions am tor
hi in' fol' hisself when he go past tie
' The Pure j
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San Francisco, CaL j
I In i!
Yon get the substance which j
creates energy and agility the 2j j
essential to -well living. 1 1
I Hi II MUHI'MII I'M 'HI 1 I I H'WPPlllil
The resolution to ma?
ROYAL Fire Insurance
the new year right.a
EOYAL Policy you hatf
tection in tho WORLD
Sau Francisco fire the'i
its losses In full at 100
delay, but be one of tM!
a ROYAL Policy, so W
h?vo a Arc. and your tiojjj
store should be destroj
paid DOLLAR FOR re
THE LEADING TmBe
COMPANY OF Tlfa
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li West Third
rex! Door fi
Increase of busier
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but vo DO sell dlam rj
and Silverware at VE
prices., and If ycu. wlf
gladly SHOW you hoytfTK
on your mas buylng.flj
a first-class lino of godN
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