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H 14 THE SALT LAKE TRIBUtNE, SATURDAY MORNING, JANUARY 11, 1913.
I? LIVELY CONTESTS I
I CAUCUS PROMISED
Republican Members of Utah
Legislature Meet Today to
Decide oil Officers:'
SPEAKERSHIP IN DOUBT
Representatives From Outside
Counties Will Control Sit
uation if in Harmony.
A series of caucuses to lc held today
tv ill determine the officers of both houses
o' the state legislature. The Jlcpubllcon
members of the lower house of the leg;
JsltUurc from the counties of Utah other
than Salt Laltc will meet at 2 o'clock
this afternoon. The Salt Lake members
will meet at 1 o'clock al the Commercial
club. Then nil of t ho Kcpublican mem
bers of the lower house will meet at the
clly and county building at S o'clock in
the evening. The Republican members of
I l.o actinic will also meet at the city and
county building at S o'clock tonight.
Of the thirty-one Republican members
of the lower house, twenty-one arc from
I'uuntles outside of Salt .Lake. Should
these twenty-one members agree to abide
by the action of iu majority of tho coun
try member.1? they will lw in a position
to control the Republican caucus, Ir
respective of any action oh the part of
t' Salt Lake members.
Race ProbabIjr Close.
W. .1. Sceley and John X. Henric. who
jire tliH aclKc candidates for spcakoa
r'-c both from the country. Friends of
both are agreed ttie country members are
rallier evenly divided In their preferences
as between the two candidal or. It Is
probable that an effort will be made by
B1 the advocates of these candidates to se-
cure an indorsement frotri the country
jtuMubcrs for one or the other. If the
country members take this course and
abide by It, the candidate for speaker In-
Idorscd by this caucus will doubt leus re
ceive the caucus Indorsement of the Re-publk-.-uis
in the evening. If the country
members fall to agree, then the candidate
faored by a. majority of the Salt X.akc
members will be the succciisful one.
The Salt take members at their caucus
scheduled for I o'clock aim to get to-gi-thcr
on a. candidate for speaker and
a I so to airrec on the candidates from Salt
Ivakc county for the other offices al the
gifl of the house. Whichever candidate
for speaker is favored al. the caucus of
tho Salt .Lake members will doubtless re
rcive practically tho unanimous support
of tho Salt Luke delegation.
I Women Are Candidates.
The Salt J.ake members will endcaor
this afternoon to agree on the'eommit
teo ussignmeuta to bo asked for by the
delegation from tills county. 31. TI.
Krlcbcl .ccki the chairmanship of the
committee on prh ate- corporations and in-sur-inec:
Claude T. J3arnes is making a
strung bid for the chairmanship of tho
judiciary committee. Dr. Jane Skolfletd
wishes to be chairman of the commlttoe
on public health; Mrs. Annie Wells Can
non desires a place on the committee on
There will be no opposition to the fe
cit -tlon of Henry Gardner as president
of the senate. .1. .A. Edwards will Ukely
hi- named for secretary, I3en Uachman
lor deckel deck, .Major IT. P. Mylon for
sergeant-at-arms and Mrs. II, L. Cum
uilugs for mailing clerk,
IE DEMOCRATS IM
I TRIM TO WORK
Kloven of the fourteen members of tho
H lower house of the stale legislature met
yesterday forenoon at the Hotel Utah
and dlscuscd in a general way the pro-
Krammc of legislation to be followed by
the E'cmocrats. The meeting was mcre-
y for the purpose of getting acquainted
j and not In any sense a cauciiH. The
Dpmocrals will likely hold u. caucus to-
day to decide on those who will receive
tho complimentary vole of the Demo-
tits for various positions In the house.
Xmvld If. 3Iorrler for many years the
house minority leader, will receivo the
Democratic vote for speaker. Samuel Lt.
Page, the veteran legislator from Piute
county, is being grooined by Morris for
spoaker ofe the third house, the unoffi-
flul organization of members, employees
;i.nd newspaper men that has caused so
Tnuch mciTlment In th past.
II MRS. WITCHER
MAY TAKE VOTE
Tho four Republican electors for Utah
tv 111 meet at ihc city and county bulld-
jm? today and organize. An adjournment
-will be taJtrn until Monday, when the
-Members will meet and cast their votes
i"or T'rcsldcnl William I-T. Taft for presl-
dent and Nicholas Murray Butler of New
York for vice prosldent. Mrs. Margaret
Kane Witcher will probably be chosen
oy tho electors to deliver "the vote of
M Utah to Washington.
I READY TO REHEARSE
FOR BENEFIT CONCERT
Rehearsals for tho annual benefit con
cert for thfs Kearns-St. Ann'u orphanage
will begin this afternoon at G o'clock
Jn Cathedral hall. The concert will bo
presented in tho Salt Iako theater on St.
Putrlck'B day, March 17. Five hun
dred children and young girls, ranging
from the ttny toddler Just ablo to walk
to gliiu of 20. will take part in the con
cert thle year.
Two pretty numbers are being prepared
by 130 children of tho orphanage. An
other musical number, which Is expected
to bo among the best, will be given by.
llfty boys. A number of fancy dances
win be givcu by tho childron. in addi
ti m to several other Bpeclaltle which are
being prepared. The concert, which ia
always ono of the most popular of tho
year, will bo given under the direction
or Miss Xora Gleanon, organist of the
I DIVORCE MATINEE
Yesterday's divorce matinee before
Judge C. W. Morso was brief. Every
case on the calendar with one exception
watt continued and the exception wao set
tled otit of court.
Anton "Wlsslcr, who is suing Mary
Wlnslcr for divorce, agreed to pay hfs
wlfo $7 weekly alimony provided tho
court would deduct from this wcok'a
alimony for 5.30 worth of groceries he
gave his wife yesterday.
IMcCall Still Leads.
BOSTON. Jan, 10. After taking five
ballots without selecting a candidate, tho
Republican senatorial caucus adjourned
today until Monday, ,
The last ballot, tho twenty-second
since the caucus started Wednesday,
rive: Congressman Samuel McCalli
7: Congressman John W. Week3, 71
CurliH Guild. Jr., 0: Ebeti S. Draper. 2,
and Gcorgo P. Lawrence. 2.
Hl Salt Lakers in. New York,
Hl Special io The Tribune.
HI NFAV YORIv. Jan. 10. Waldorf. Thorn -
H sg I "earns. D. Mac Vickie.
CHOSEN TO HEAD
' BOYS' CONFERENCE
EMIL NYMAN, PRESIDENT.
tiks that better
Mrs. S. S. Smith of Ogden
Addresses a Large W. C.
T.'U. Meeting Here.
The importance of striking at moral
degeneracy by remedying conditions
which exist In the homes of wayward
boys and girls formed the basis of tho
discussions at a largo mothers' meet
ing held under the auspices of the "Wom
en's Christian Temperance union In tho
Y. W. C. A. rooms yesterday afternoon.
The principal address of tho aiternoon
was delivered by Mrs. S. S. Smith of
"The Xecd of lJcfter Mothers in Cor
recting Moral Conditions iu Salt Iako
and Ogden" formed the subject of Mrs.
Smith's lecture. Mrs. Smith took tho
stand that the beginning of moral train
ing Is in the home. Tho lack of this
training, she declared, is responsible In
a large measure for the waywardness of
the boys and girls of Salt L.ake and Og
den. She cited the. need of some plan
for reaching mothers who need educa
tion along these lines. The mothers who
Interest theinselveB in better morals, Mrs.
Smith pointed out, aro not In need of
this education so much as those who
take no Interest In advancement. Mothers
clubs In the public schools, she said,
formed a possible solution and furnished
a possible means of interesting mothers
in moral problems.
Mrs. TO. 12. Shepard gavo a. review of
the existing moral conditions In Salt Lako
as encountered In a recent. Investiga
tion. In the course of lier remarks Mrs.
Slit'pard spoke of conditions found In
Salt Lake rooming houses, cafes, dance
halla and motion picture houses as con
tributing to Juvenile dellnciucnoy and
Mr3.' Grace Mottlcr of the detention
home gave an interesting lecture along
the lines of hev work, In which she called
attention to the. need of better training
for boyB and girls in tho home. Mrs.
Elizabeth Cohen road extracts from the
bill relating to marriages which is being
drawn up by a committee representing
the, women's clubs of Salt Lako to be
submitted to the next legislature.
CONTRACT FOR CAPITOL
SOON TO BE SIGNED
Preparation of the official contract for
the. erection of Utah's future great, capj
tol building Is now ncaring completion
at the hands of Attorney General A. R.
Barnes and Architect R. K. A. Klettlng,
and It Ih understood that a meeting of
the capllol commission will be called for
Monday or Tm-sday. when the proper
signatures to the big deal will be af
fixed. When the meeting Is called, the
positions of secretary to the commis
sion and supervisor of capltol building
and grounds will be nllcd from a largo
number of applicants.
BIG POULTRY SHOW
WILL OPEN MONDAY
The twenty-fifth annual poultry show
of the Utah State Poultry association
will open .Monday at 125 South Main
street and will continue for tho remain
dcr of, tho week. Already more than 100
entries have been received and official
of tho 'association aro confident that the
complete list will run considerably above
the 500 mark. The show Js the big event
of the year among poultry fanciers and
they will be here next week from all
parts of tho stale.
TUTTLE AT HEAD OF
Sereno T3. Tuttcl was elected president
of the Salt Lake Real Estate association
yesterday afternoon to succeed Charles
Tyng. C. C. Xeslcn was re-elected sec
retary. Thcee two and tho followinj,
were elected members of the board or
directors: Lawrence T. Mangum,
Thomas H. Cartwrlghi and E. M. Ash
ton. A regular business meeting waa
Young Blood of the City's
Churches Takes Up Prob
lems of Life's Work.
TWO SESSIONS TODAY
David Porter, Secretary of In
ternational Committee of
Y. M. C. A., Will Speak.
Tho first annual City Boys' conference
wixb opened at the First Methodist
church bisL evening with a supper and
an election of ofllcers. The conference
was organized by tho Y. M. C. A. Bible
class and consists of clghl boy represen
tatives from each of the churches In tho
city. Meetings will be held this after
noon and tonight and tomorrow after
noon at the Y. M. C. A. in connection
with the conference.
The following officers were enoscn last
night to head the conference during the
coming year: President, Emll Xyman,
First Presbyterian church; vice president.
John Slmpkln. Phillips Congregational
church; secretary, Harold rlke. St.
Mark's Episcopal cathedral; assistant
secretary, Paul Lee, Third Presbyterian
church. Following the election of ofll
cers a supper was served. At the con
clusion of the supper a programme of
toasts was given, with Robert Porter
nctlng as toast.masler.
".Manly In MubcIc" was the titlo of n
toast responded 10 by the popular Uni
versity of Utah athlete. Olt Romney.
"Manly Jn Mind" was responded to by
Renwlch McXIccc, and "Manly Iu
Morals" was the Bubjoct. of a toast by
Henry Jacobs. Tho Rev. . Prank G
Rralnard of Ogden told the young men
"How to Play tho Game."
Today's programme for the conference
1:30 p. m. "Fits ano Misfits." An
hour with the life work oucstion.
Short talks by Dr. R. V. Silver, Atlor
ne E. C. Ash ton. "W. W. Armstrong,
president "National Copper bank, tlie Rov.
V. A Slmpkin.
"Civil Engineer," Prof. .1. T. Merrill,
University of Utah.
DIhcussIoii. Chance for all delegates
to a3k nuestlons.
" p. in. Sports In a-yninnisum.
7:(.ri p. m. Spcclul music. Short talks:
"Training for Leadership," Emll Xy
man. "How We Can Serve the Young Peo
ple's Society of Our Church," John
"Boy Scout Work and Our Opportuni
ties of Service," Horace Hudson.
"Our Sunday School Class." Burniss
"How tho Older Roy Can nerve His
Church," E. G. Caster, secretary of the
y: M. C. A.
Short address by David R. Porter of
New "Cork City, high school necrctary of
the international committee of the ST. M..
AH of today's sessions will be held in
the Y, M. C. A. building. Tomorrow
afternoon at o'clock a mass meeting for
older boys will be held in the Y, M. C.
A. rooms. David R. Porter will be the
CITY AND VICINITY
A PATENT has Just been granted to
Ray C, Klngslcy of tho Columbian Opti
cal company on a nose glass mounting
that is said to be a decided improvement
over present devices. Tt will permit peo
ple to wear nose glasses who have for
merly been uuablo to do so on acrount of
a thick nose bridge or close pupils. Mr.
Klngsley'B invention covers both tho
"abort width" feature, which frequently
troubles opticians, and le also said to bo
more durable and neater In appearance.
. A CHANGE In tho stamp department,
of tho postoffico will be made shortly.'
Tho stamp window will be moved from
tho 'present location on the north side of
the south corridor to the south side, be
tween the monoy order department and
tho cashier's department. Alterations are
bein-r made at present to accommodate
tho stamp department Just opposite where
lt Is now located.
TWO ABANDONED husbands asked
the district court yesterday to rellovc
them from a state of wifeless matri
mony. Claudo S. Snow oued for divorce
from Effa .". Snow, whom he declares
left his domicile two yean; ago without
cause and won't come back. Lafayette
Slgler makes a similar complaint against
H. C. NUTT, genoral manager of the
Salt Lako Route, arrived in Salt Lake
yesterday from his headquarters In Lou
Angeles. He is registered at Ihe Hotel
Utah. When seen in the hotel last night,
Mr. Nutt said he came here to meet J.
Ross Clark, vice president of the road,
with whom ho probably will go over the
A MEETING of the Salt Lake County
Fish and Gamo Protectlvo association
will be hold In the Moose club rooms
Monday evening, January 20. Proposed
changes in the fish and srame laws will
be discussed and a general attendance of
game wardens from all parts of Ihe state
NOTICE HAS been received by State
Insurance Commlsuloncr Willard Done
that, the Manhattan Llfo Insurance com
pany of Now York has withdrawn from
doing business In this stato. Permission
was granted lt to collect premiums on
poIlclcB already In force here through
cither a. local bank or by mall.
FRANK WILSON and Fred Snyder ad
mitted their guilt when urrulgned bpforo
Judge F. C. Loofbourow in tho district
court yesterday on a charge of stealing
a dynamo from a local machine shop.
They were sentenced to servo six months
each In tho county Jail.
THE REGULAR monthly meeting of
tch stato road commission was held In
the commission's office in the Felt build
ing yesterday Afternoon. Nothing but the
routine business of the commission, sueh
as paying bills and the like, was han
dled. LORENZO D. CREEL, special United
States Indian agent for Utah, left yes
terday afternoon for the Indian village
of Kanaka in Skull valley to Investigate
a report that, tuberculosis exists among
the Goshoot Indians.
L. V. WAT.ERHOUSE of Sydncv. Aus
tralia, and A. W. Wincey or Adelaide,
Australia, aro guests at the Hotel Utah,
They aro mining engineers and aro mak
ing a tour of tho mining dlBtrlcls of the
THE FUNERAL of Ceorrc Dofclmeire
will be held tomorrow afternoon at 1
o'clock from tho Bountiful meeting houte.
Services will be conducted by tho bishop
of Iho ward. Interment will be in the
TO RECOVER $1000. alleged to bo duo
on a promissory note and to forocloso
a mortgage on certain real estate given
as security, Walter IT. Dayton yesterday
filed suit In the district court against
Mary J. Amcndsen and others.
B, H. ROBERTS will deliver an ad
dress to tho seventies' quorum of the
Salt Lake stake Monday evening, Janu
ary IS, In the Sixteenth ward meeting
houne at 7:50 o'clock,
THE ALL. ST ATE high school dRnce
given at the Odeon last niirht, under tho
direction of meinbcn of the University
of Utah student body, proved a big suc
cess, about '-'00 couples attending.
WILL ELECT TODAY
Five Members of 'Board of
Governors to Be Chosen
for Three Years' Term.
CLOSE VOTE EXPECTED
Fifteen Regular Candidates in
Race; Some "Independ
ents" May Run.
The Commercial club's annual election
will take place today nclwcen the hours
of 1'J o'clock noon and S o'clock at night,
Five members will be chosen to servo on
tho board of governors of tho club for
three years, to succeed as many whose
terms now expire. A voto also will be
taken on the proposed revision of tho
articles of Incorporation, us submitted by
Iho revision committee.
A booth will be a.vrHiiged in the main
InuuKlng room, where voters can mark
their ballots and place them in tho bal
lot box. Only resident members In good
standing are eligible lo vole. All voting
must bo done In person by members at
lh club building. ( A few members havo
sent in ballots by mall, but have been
notified that thc.o will not bo regaved
Five "High" Will Win.
Tho approved "regular" ticket carries
Iho names of lirtecn candidates, of whom
live only are to be elected. Any ballots
that ure marked for six names will be in
valid. The "regular" candidates arc
Gersc Austin, Slmnn Bamberger, W.
Montague Ferry. Wesley King. Duncan
MacVlchlc, C. J. McNIit. P. J. Moran,
P. S. Murphy. W. W. Ray. R C. Rich
mond, W. S. Romney, Edward Roscn
baum. George A, Stelner, Henry J. Wal
lace and Theodore W. White-ley. The
retiring governors are W. W. Armstrong.
Joy II. Johnson. W. T. Benson, Goorso
T. Odell and Frank S. Murphy Mr.
Murphy Is the only candidate to succeed
Under thp rules of the club, members
have the privilege of entering an "lnde
pendenl'' ticket by complying with tho
conditions under which such candidate?
can be placed In tho field. This has not
as yet been done and it is not unlikely
that the "regular" ticket will be tho
only one In the field. However, a hot
contest in expected, as all the candidates
have strong following., especially in the
business sections where they aro lo
cated and havo moat active Influence.
The Intention Is to have tho upper con
tral and lower part of the business dlo
trlct equally well represented.
Shifts for Judges.
Twelve Judges have been appointed to
supervise tho election and havo been
grouped Into four shifts to preside at tho
polls. Prom noon until " o'clock Loulfl
Simon, P. L. Doran and W. T. Edward
will act. From until I o'clock James
H. Moylc, George A. Snow and J. A.
Foley will preside. From i until C
o'clock George H. Dern. Morllz Bam
berger and George L. Savage will offi
ciate, and from l! o'clock until S, when
the polls close, W. F. Jensen, chairman;
D. C. Dunbar and L. P Judd will havo
charge of the balloting. The result of tho
election will be announced by Chairman
During the early hours of tho election
a special luncheon and musical pro
grammo will be offered. The menu is to
be of tho club chef's best efforts and tho
musical profrrammo will bo rendered by
the George Kllnk orchestra, with Horace
S. Ensign, baritone, as follows:
March. "The Midshipman" Laurcndeau
Selection. "The Dollar Princess"....
"Serena d e" Picrno
Ballet from "The Queen of Sheba"..
"After Sunset".. ..Pryor
"Till the Sands of the Desert Grow
Selection. "Tho Red Rose" Bowera
DOES fiO I REGARD
, MO SERIOUS
"I do "not regard the investigation
of the Pu.io committee into clearing
house conditions as serious,' 1 said L. H.
Farnsworth, president of the Salt Lake
clearing bouse, who returned on the
Ovorlaud Limited J'oin Washington. D.
C.; yesterday. "1 bolicvc thnl; t he com
mittee will suggest rcnnjdiaL legislation
to eougress, but that congress will not
lake any radical action."
Mr. i'arnaworth. Y. S. "McCovmck.
,Prauk Jvoox, TT. ""W. Armstrong and
C. S. Burton composed a commit
tee od Salt Lake bankers, mem
bers of the clearing house, sum
moned fu the national eanital to testify
before- tho committee. lfr, McCoraiiefc
and 2ut. Burton havo also returne'd.
Air. Knox will probably get hero this
morning. They arrived iu Washington
Sunday, testified Monday and left for
homo Tuesday. Mr. Armstrong was de
layed in going to Washiugtou. He is
oxpected to return Monday.
"Wo wcro on the staud just a ew
minutea,-' said Mr. Farusworth. "Wo
simply tcstilied that the Salt Lako
clearing house 'was modeled after the
clearing houses of other cities. We do
not think eougress will iako any
ehangos in the present system. I do
uot think any change i3 uuecudary. "
HIGH SCHOOL PUPILS
MEET IN CONGRESS
The high school congress held a joint
session of both houses yesterday for the
first time in two yea re. A largo at
tendance signitied the Interest that Is be
ing taken In the movement to roopen
Ibis work at the school, and In Ihe short
Hmc of tho meeting much ground was
covered. All of the eligible students had
been designed, In groups of four, to dif
ferent states, and each group selected
one member lo tho Menalc. Tho remain
ing members will nudec up the house ,of
13cfore adjournment a. standing com
mittee on apportionment had beon elect
ed, composed of three senators and four
representatives. The r.cnutors chosen arc
Ross Rigby. Alice Purefoy and CI Iff Ru
dlnc: th rcpresentalivoK are J. While.
B. World. Gladys Roblson and Donald
Mayne. The llrst regular session will bo
held next Friday.
Pleas of guilty to attempted burglary
wero entered boforo Judge F. C. Loof
bourow In tho district court yesterday
by James Grant, L. H. ForeBt and John
Perfect. Grant was sentenced to servo
two yoaru. Forest eighteen months and
Perfect elRhtoen months In tho state
prison. The trio admitted attempting
to rob the Hoover drug otorc about two
IDE BASALT LIE
Annual Report of Treasurer
Shows Largest Surplus in
AMOUNT IS 3298,949.98
Total Receipts for Year Are
$- ,547,1 69.74, an Increase
Tbe annual report of Prank Godbe,
city treasurer, filed with tho city com
mission yesterday, shows a total sur
plus on hand .Deccmbor ?1. of $208.-0-1
9.08. the largest iu tbe history of tho
city. Kvcn deductiug unpaid taxes
and water rates which the'surplus in
cludes, tho surplus still exceeds $-50,-000.
The total receipts of tho city from
all sources during .1912 were Ji" 1,517,
1(59.74. as comparod Io .;L-iS0.690,09 for
1.911. an increase of $66,470,155. The
expenditures for the year totaled
.iil.4-1.Vn4.S5, an against tll,t597,:;9H.55
for J 011, showing an increase of 46,
'61.20. Of Hie expenditure--; $13,000
went i'or the redemption ox outstaudin
bonds, an against no expenditure for
such purpose in 1011. Kccoipts of spe
cial funds 'during the vcar roached
$56.1.106.07, as against $431,258.47 for
The expenditures as represented by
! warrants drawn on tho city treasurer
totaled $1,: 18S.062.96, which is an in
crease of 5.2 per cent over those of
1011, while the averago iucrcase iu
warrant expenditures from 1904 to
101.1, inclusive, was 10 per cent, accord
ing to the report, indicating that ex
penditures under the commission form
of government wore LS per cent less
than the average of the past seven
years previous to its adoption.
Revenue from the oucral larccs oi
1912 amounted to $S07,7SO.o9, water
flat rato assessments $136,410.14, wa
ter assessments $9o,7S7.S2, license col
lections $;i:;2,n0.i1, and other geuoral
revenue from departments $127,062.75.
Less Special Taxes.
Though Joss special taxes were levied
iu 1012 than in 191 J. the receipts front
this source -were about .fSO.OOO greater.
The treasurer explains this by an im
proved system ot" collection whereby
the amounts due havo been kept up to
date. Under this system a card is sciic
to each individual'?, mouth before his
assessment installment falls due, show
ing the amount duo ami the iutcrcst
computed to date. This reminder ia
generally appreciated, according to tho
report, and results in larger collections.
Special city funds on hand iu the
banlis have by an arrangement with
tho banks, netted to tho city $2450.75
In the city treasurer's department
alono, irrespective of the city at largo,
tho receipts for tho year wero $10,--
358.70. un increase of $3370 over those
of .1911. The expenditures wcro $1.0,-
667.71, a decrease of $752.87 over thoso
of 1911, aud this iu spito of tho fact
that $1425.43 was spent iu transcrib
ing special tax records, for which noth
ing was spoilt iu 10J1.
Condition of Treasury.
Tho at ate of the treasury at tho close
of the year is shown as follows: Cash
on hand. $42,005.05; taxes receivable,
$337,015.03: water rates receivable,
$50,062.30, "or a total of $430,072.49.
Deducting front this $131,122.40 i'or
outstanding warrants, there remains a
surplus of $208,9-19.98. The balance
December 31, 1011, was $199,S57.15,
showing that city is starting out the
new year with a surplus of $99,092.83
greater than last year.
Irrespective of "taxes due or uncol
lected revenuOj the cash on hand in the
banks December 31, 1912, was $185.
161.40, against which there aro war
rants outstanding for $131,122.49.
In conclusion the report says: "Tho
year has started off with the receipt
of a check for $225,000 on account; of
1912 taxes and for licenses $70,000, out
of which all outstanding warrants will
bo at once redeemed, loaving a revenuo
cash balance far exceeding that of any
previous year's commencement.7'
EXPERTS 10 REPORT
01 POWH PROPERTY
In Hcvcral dajs exports cnguiTcd by
thfj Utah Power & .Light company to in
vestigate plants at Ouray, llldgeway,
Montrose and Delta, Colo., will report to
headquarters oC the corporation In tho
Kciirns building1. The company has op
tions on these properties and If the re
port Is satisfactory It la" probable that
they will be purchased.
If the dtals arc closed at all It Is
understood they will bo closed this month.
The towns arc on the western nlopo of
Colorado. Included among tho plans of
the big power concern. In the event of the
purchases, Is a big Irrigation project.
According to a dispatch from Grand
Junction last niKhl, L'00,000 acres In south
western Colorado and Houthoastcrn Utah
will ho improved and a $G,000,000 hydro
electric plant erected. Another feature
oxpcclcd is a railroad from Farmlngton
lo tap the new section.
The options on tho Ouray Electric,
"Montrose ISlectrlc Light it Power and tho
Delta liJIcctrk companies expire l"ehruary
1. They were first obtained by F, A.
Phinney of Ouray, largely Interested In
the Ouiuy company. He transferred them
to the Utah Power , Light company.
Tho Montrose plant Is owned by the
Federal Light & Traction company. The
option on this property, n is said, will
expire about the same time as those on
Drop Old Butter Case,
The case of the stnte against John
Hollcy. charged with selling butter not
properly branded, was dismissed yester
day morning by Judge X. IT. Tanner of
the criminal division of the city court,
on the motion of Assistant County Attor
ney Xophl Jensen. Tho case had been
on the court docket tor more than --l
month and threatened to consumo still
more lime, when It was disposed by the
motion of the prosecution.
Reprieved Thirty Days,
WASHINGTON. Jun. 10. CharlcB L.
Hyde of Pierre. S. T)., was granted a re
prieve of thirty days by President Taft
today to give Attorney General AVIcker
sham time to investigate his claim to ;i
pardon. lie was convicted of fraudulent
U80 of tho malls In aclllng town Iota in
j. ?L Ctimmtngg
Eoni Dec. 30, JSSlJ. Dl.jil Jan. 10, IMS.
ENGINEER IS DEAD
Heber L. Cummings, Jr.,
Passes Away a I Home in
ITnbcr L. Cummings, Jr.. one of the
best known young electrical engineers In
the city, died al D.."0 o'clock last night
from bronchitis and heart trouble. Mr.
Cummlngs's death followed an illness of
a mount's duration.
The young man was born in Salt Lake
City on December 0. JSSU. the son of Mr.
and Mrs. IT. L. Cummings. Me was
graduated from the University of Utah
Iu 1010 from an electrical enulncerliig
course, with honors. Because of his high
standing In his class, he was ciioscn by
the General lilectrlc company as one of
Its engineers at Its main plant at
Schenectady, X. T. Mr. Cummings ro
nigned his position with this company
on account of 111 health and returned to
Salt Lako eighteen months ago. l-JIs
health greatly Improved In Hall Lake
and he was planning to return to tlie
position he formerly held w:lh the Gen
eral .Eloctrlc company on March 1 nail, j
A month ago, however, ho developed a
severe cold, which resulted In his death.
Mr. Cummings was married 011 October
10. 1911. to Miss Cclla Wardrop. Tie is
survived by his widow and his parents.
Mr. Cummings was widely known
throughout the city as a young man of
high standi nc in his profession, of up
right character and sterling honesty, lie
had n wide circle of close friends, who
will sincerely mourn his death. For him
the future was apparently particularly
bright, and those who "knew the young
man and his work predicted for him a
The death of the young man occurred
almost exactly two years to tho day
after that of Ids sister. The two had
always been companions, and the death
of his sister was a blow that undermined
the young man's health to an extent
from which he never fully recovered.
Arrangements for tho funeiul have not
yet been made.
NIDI 11 ENJOYS
FIRST TROLLEY RIOE
Friday, January 10, 1913, was an event
ful day in the life of Captain TV. M.
Moorman. Up to that time he had dwelt
on this earth for seventy-two years
without feeling the need of a street car
ride. Yesterday he rode on a street car
for the first time.
Moreover, yesterday Captain Moorman
rode on the steam cars for the third
time In his life. Sunday he is going to
ride to Toa Angeles on tho train, and
thereafter street cars will no longer be
a novelty to him. for a man cannot live
long In Los Angeles unless 'he becomes
an invelerato street car traveler.
In his earlier life Captain Moorman
won distinction, ami alno his title, aB
a warrior in Die ranks commanded by
the redoubtable General Jo Shelby.
Forty-one yearn ago he left his Carroll
county. Mo., home and eamo west. That
was his first railroad ride. He left tho
cars at Palisade, JKuv., and Journeyed
thence to Ely by slage. In White Pine
county, of which l-'ly Is tho metropolis,
Captain Moorman :i caul red a good ranch
and a good home, and there he was con
tent lo abide with his family In rural
Quietude. Four years ago he went by
train to Cherry Creek, where he attend
ed a Democratic rally. Tnat was his
second railroad ride. The third ride was
the trip from lOly to 'Salt Lake.
Yesterday Captain Moorman and his
wife and daughter saw the sights of
Suit Lake. They were strange enough,
but Captain Moorman had read about the
big buildings and such like In the pa
pers and ho was not dismayed by what
Captain Moorman and his family are
guests at tho "Wilson hotel.
DAVID R. PORTER TO
TALK AT THEY. M. C. A.
In connection with the city hoys' con
ference being held under the direction of
the Y. M. C. A., David It. Porter of New
York will address a gathering of boys
at tho Y. M. C. A. at 7:15 p. m. loday
and' again at 1 p. in. Sunday In the sumo
building. Mr. Porter Is the high school
secretary of the International committee
of tho Y, M. C. A. and has done much
ond work uniung the high school boys of
the various states.
Mr. Porter lias the distinction of being
the first American sieholar to qualify for
tho Cecil Rhodes scholarship to Oxford,
and since his graduation from tho Eng
lish college has devoted his time to Y. M.
C. A. work. A large attendance Is ex
pected at the Sunday meeting, which will
be particularly for tho older boys and
which is not confined to the delegates' of
the boys' conference. Besides these ad
dresses, Mr. Porter will speak at a lunch
eon lo be given this evening by several
boys from tho Salt Lake high school
and Westminster college.
Mrs. Shepard to Lecture.
Mrs. TP.. E. Shepard will deliver an ad
dress tomorrow evening tit the llio
Grande Baptist church. Second South and
Ninth Urcst atrects While the subject
of her lecture has not been announced,
It is promised that she will deal with
j present-day problcme.
Boston Litterateur GiviE
.Views Before Wont (III
, Club' Members. 'jlJ!,
PRE-N ATA L I NFLU
Heredity and Enviroi pl
One, as the First Ma Jl
the Other: 1
Tlie members of the Associa . i,
City clubs and other club womi 0& '
wore their guests, wero given'; ' i;
treat at I heir meeting yostcrda N0t
Bryant school in the interest t
normal children, Dr. A. E. TVin lU$&
Boston, editor of tlie Journal i ' ,
cation and author o the famous -LMwanls
articles tracing tho in ,;TT
of heredity, elm need to be in t
and addressed the meeting, 5 fO"LA
Dr. Witisliip I'iibt g;iVc hist:'
gathered from a scientific sludyT """
quchlioa, regarding tbe cducafr (m
defective children. As to borcdi '
environment in Ihe making 0 ' prt(
normal childrcu, Dr. Winship d !
that thev were really one, sine JtM
dity in ado environment. :; IflluJvl
A child lias three ages, lie sa '
chronological, t he phviral ai Jim V
psychological. In the defective '
these are uot properly propoif '
and special training is rcnui
Ku;ili.e them :i3 far' as possibli cal
younger the child, the better 'I gO JJ'
portunity for development, imd l.J v
the need of scientific truiniuitf
serted. ' t S
Tells of His Articles. ? 500
Jloquesled lo tell soniethiiij; ys&&
he iamo tp write the -jcrics ot'
on the .hikes-Ed wards fnmjlE
Winship said it catuc about hyv P109
ingf asked to prepare a paper 01 vpx
than lidwards, the ancestor of i
wards family, llo started on tl !. 3
with no particular relish; since) itn
no especial admiration for Jo ioTPW
Edwards. The study led, Iiowca
an interesting comparison of t! tQ
sf.pjidants of iho rainoiiH i(yli-, ?
the defective ancestry u the Jn i e,e
rather another family, buico i dJed.
was a name adopted lo provcnH
lation of Ihc real persons umlcr;; '
Of Ihc large dukes progeny fiL
rose above the mediocre and tl
jority fell below it, while frc jang
siualicr Edwards family came b j"t
and geniuses, ho said.
Dr. Wiuship is on a lecture 'tot m
leelured iu .Salt Lake several ft and
iio, and was in tho cit yesteri
his wav to points iu northern Uti j.m -the
.Superiutmidcnt T). If. Chris BWul
gavo an excellent address on the nilfim.
sity of special training for th ,'J'ii.
normal child, and asked the supj , t
the club women for some logi aeD
which is to be requested of the; fit, pi
injr legislature in the interest .
care of defective children o tho 'V
Urges State Institute. ' iRGet
Superintendent (.'hnstensen si poni
advocated a stato institute for tl tJ;Jnl
ble-minded. lie dwelt upou tho i pI(
uueo of segregating defective ch r
both for tlie interest of society a '
their owu devclopnulnt as far aj jj .
mental capacity would enable JJ , "
that the public"schools wore doiiij jJent
could be dono with limited oquj
and various handicaps, but that: ,
institution could handle the I
much better than tho public schoi Mile:
-Mr. Cbrislcnscn spoke of the 8 jjO j
training that defective childron 1
be given, how any deficient ten UiS c
should be strengthened as much a ' Pe
aible, aud how the child's benG Iflepe
certain direction should bo disc
and developed. i M v
A conservative estimate of f
minded persons in Salt Lako undj senici
ago of 21, Mr. Christenscn pla?
nearly 200. The number cared far j.
school fur sub-normal children on' ,
South street is about 100. air.,; faoe
teuscu said that there wcro abe 1,53 t
man" more in the city. J3ut the
of feeble-minded known as the'
cilc has no place even iu tho e I
school, aud a feeble-minded inB lUvu
could care for these as well as ft w.ir
partially defective, said Mr. Obr
Women Visit School. .fit
Following a luncheou served bi?to
domestic science department piijpc
Bryant school to fifty guests, Jwej ,
ing tho club women and some t ft
giiishcd men visitors, the wonioj (j
itcd the school for defective cbj
maintained under direction of n to
board of education of the Salt; fatr
public schools ou Kirst South strc :
tween Fourth and Fifth East. ? t t
Prof. George Suow Gibbs, tho 7 8
pal of the school, showed the vi w
the work of the children in 1 Hfl
wcaviug and other industrial Unci
also gave demonstration of some
class work. . . 1 . 9
Besides the industrial trfiminj W y
ch'vldrcu arc nlvcn as much of th Unch
riculuni of the public schools as kn
are able to take. Tho indivadui
fioiencv of each child is studied m
an effort made to overcome it a tof f
as possible. One otherwise brig? . aot
fie girl, who was deficient m
unities, has boon taken in chargfl tf
is now almost ready to re-enter hei o 1
ular grade in school again. Wie'
Talent for Music. :
71 is found that some of the &
havo unusual talent for iiuisic, l
they aro given special training J
iha't line. Ono bov of about I
possesses an espocially pleasing ,1 I .
sang for tho visitors. -. a
The club meeting opened w
o'clock. The luncheon lor wbicu j
pupils and teachers oi the W ""o
school wero hostesses gave it a 4 a
ant social tone. State Supcnntflj lfi
A. C. Nelson, Superintendent On" mpQ
son, Professor Kcelcr. pnucipa 0 -school,
Mrs. J. T. Beless. prcsidM
tho Association of City clubs, and- a
Elisabeth Cohen, chairman 01
legislative committee for tho,
Federation of Womoir's elnbs, ne .
formal talks during the luncheon Ml
Tho next meeting "bo 'fee
February J l, probably at tho WB' k 5,
school. ' 4 i jj,.