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MgLXXXVI,, NO. 92. SALT LAKE CITY, TUESDAY MORNING, JANUARY -H, 1913. 16 PAGES EOVE CENTS H
f BE Mil STRIPS THE UTAH SPEAKER OF HIS APPOINTIVE POWERS I
Jfl MEN WILL SELECT ALL THE COMMITTEES; DEMOCRATIC COUP WINS I
Srt W. Archbald Stripped
,0ffice and Forever Dis
qualified Holding Posi
Ife&ions of Public Trust.
iMjVICTED ON FIVE
WKff-THE 13 CHARGES
Hflbced and Dishonored
Bpst Leaves for His Home
Vfttter Sentence Is Passed
IIR.jjy Senator Bacon.
iASHIXGTON, Jan. 13. Rob
ert W. .Archbald of Scninlon.
Pa., for twenty-nine years an
occupant of .-judicial positions
ib Pennsylvania stale bonch, the
district bench and the Unitcil
commorcc court, was ail judged
today by the United States
of "high crimes and misde
was stripped of his office
over disqualified from holding
a of public honor or public
onviction and judgment camo as
thifiion of the impeachment trial
shcen pending in tho seuato
ast summer on charges that
Archbald had been guilty of
'ue' misbehavior as a judge
-j ;ftat ho hud .used corruptly his ju
i d poTTcr io further tho private in-
i'J? ila of himself and his friends, in
acquisition of coal properties iu
. nsjlvania.
' ttlty on Five Counts.
I pon five of the thirteen separate
' fgos brought against him by tho
?a of representatives, Judge Arch
liras found guilty. Upon the other
it tho soualo voted him not guilty,
majority in sonic cases beitig against
; . out failing of tho two-thirds ma
l ty, necessary for convict iou Any
f of tho firo verdict3 of guilty was
'Bh. to bring about tho punishment
J ?acd upon him.
J b cud of tho loug-foughfc struggle
h Bonato came curly in tho aflcr
f. Tvhcu the vote wis talccu on tho
l. article of impeachment. With
cry doors locked to provout the
!" mt of spectators and an uuac
sd hush prevailing throughout
nubor, senators rose in their
as their names wore called and
iced tho word "guilty" in al
luudiblc tones.
68 to 5.
volo on tho first charge, that
Archbald hud corruptly influ
jflkuals of the ISrio ra,ilruad to
n tho Katydid, culm dump at
o, resulted in his conviction by
of 68 to 5.
little committuo room off the
floor, behind a guarded door,'
ATchbald, his wife and bis sou,
eat throughout the afternoon as
ate Totod on tho charges against
Tho first voto of euuvictiou was
to him by hia son from J bo
After buntoncu had been
jpon him Judgu Archbald and hid
left the capitol, to go at once
family home at Scrantou,
ilway3 have k novrn that 1 havo
o wrong, and tho voto of no ouc
it otherwise," was bis only
ft upon tho acnato'a action.
..Knce Imposed.
..w4ntcnco was imposed by Senator
..a oC Georgia, tho presiding officer,
'JKf ho 8CDnt hy a voto oC 30 10 y5'
u solution offered by Senator
...sBfotoau of Now York, authorizing
1M;f"H penalty provided by tho con
''VUon, $K) aonato therefore do order and do
IJK wl aonai,,!- Bacon, "and it is
W-H adjudctd, Ui:iL the respondent.
'rrt W Ar'-hb:id. circuit Judge for tr,o
"jKr States for thn Third Judicial clr
$CB duslgnutcfl to nurvo In tho coni
..B6 wurt, hc ?md ho hereby hi ro-
HeQ from ofrico, and that ho bo and
jSUV la forovor (HBquullllcd to hotd and
R'any office of honor. truBt or jn-ollt
)rfjMK,Ui(j Unltwl Stalwj."
euiitence of tho senate bewmio
?!viipvo ut onca and directions woro
MShat tho prenldent and tho homie
:lcoaUuuod ou Pago Tourtoon.X
MAN WHO SUCCEEDS I
I TO SEAT IN SENATE
JOHN W. VEEKS.
I
JOHN W, WEEKS WILL
SECMIE TOGA
Republican Members of Mas
sachusetts Legislature Make
Selection in Caucus.
BOSTOX. .Tali! 1X Congressman .lohn
W. AVcek'J of Xewton received today the
unanimous support of tho Republican ma
jority in the legislature for tho Junior
senalorshlp of tasEachusctta. now held
by XV. Iurray Crane, who declined lo
bo a candidate for re-election. The ac
tion was reached after a four-day parly
caucus, in which thlrty-onc ballota were
taken. After the Republican caucus.
Democratic legislators decided to support
as their ciindidnto Sherman Tj. Whlpplo
of Boston, who waa the opponent of Sen
ator Tjodfre in tho la-st senatorial contest.
The final ballot at tho Republican cau
cus was:
John W. TVoclcs, 97; Samuc "V. AlcCall,
;.7; Curtis Guild, 5; Gcorgo P. Lawrence,
1; Robert J,uco. 1.
Tlio caucus had agreed at the atart last
Wednesday that nlnely-fcr votes should
bo necessary for nomtnation and after
tho ballot had been announced tho selec
tion was inado .unanimous.
The strusslo between "Weeks and Mc
Call In tho caxicusln was so eloso tliat
the Democrats decided to tulte. a hand
In tho Kituatlon and today proposed a
statc-wido primary. The Republicans
shut off any such action by adaoin-nins
the house and resuming their own light.
John TV. Weeks is a member of tho
firm of Hornblower & Weeks, which has
taken' a very prominent part in Jlnanclng
immlirT of Important Utah mining
o o-sl lrn tru.m the Blnghum
Mil e.t company, 1'nlteri States illnlnf
t.on banv K'sslo & Jil" company and
th Wpstern IJtah Copper. Mr. Wcoka
haa been , a vLh and Idaho visitor on
numerous occasions.
LANDiS ORDERS
RIGID INQUIRY
Impending Coinpi'omisc "With
01 CO' Manu Caclnrcrs Does Not
JJincluf Fcdcrul Jmlge.
CHICAGO.. Jan'. !. UeportH of iin .im
pending compromise of the charges nffeet
5 several of tho ingest Chicago manu-
facLurera of oleomargarine, which have
been before the ferai gra.id Jury for
;.veral week, caused l"edural Judge
K,.nosaw Mountain. Landta today to give
Buppicmcntal instruction!, lo tho grand
iTv directing tluit tho Investigation bo
resumed at onco regardlcsa of wha. ac
tion is taken In Washington,
i-iinrml Revenue CoimnlHtiipnc. II.
toremau.W, J. fln ot the B raivJ
, JUP. was I'wftip
Xo ,lwffiurCreS t""h
; .Unding In Washlngtoii-
TWO WOMEN CAUGHT
IN FIERCEBLIZZARD
was rccc Ivcd he o tort c M :ind
B. tl111!.,. ' r,. sledn ng homeward
from 1 lclr ?' "llt in a bllzzanl. tho
day night. ,etl$Ub"bMC" being broken
whtfflctrne tft tbv,,' a ouldor. pro.clpl-
intliiff m)ot,ll-r(; v. Sillied all night
drift. AVhcro I i: I r"roaon to deoth
Tht-motho r -Aua Joumi u imnB to
SrHSPw a'nV-h&ng ranch and is in
11 omrnndlone lrt perished slmllar
lyiu tllS iame spot a year utro,
WILSON MS
KNOWN HUE
INTENDS TO 00
Tells Those Who Attend Tren
ton Banquet That He Will
Surround Himself as Pres
ident With Progressives.
DECLARES SACRED
HONOR IS INVOLVED
Believes That He Has JBeen
Called for a Special Pur
pose and That Country
Will Follow.
Ry International News Service.
PRINCETON. X. .7.. Jan. VA.ln a
speech to the presidential electors
of New Jersey, delivered at a
banquet in Trenton, just prior to
the casting of the electoral voto
for Wilson and Marshall. President-elect
Wilson today made it plain that ho in
tends to surround himself as president
with progressives and only progressives.
This is th0 first time the president
elect has delivered himself on this sub
ject. The reactionaries will therefore
find little solace In his administration of
tho next four years. The speech was
wildly cheered and applauded by guests,
who Included also tho Democrat ie legis
lators, members of the state committee
and . state ..officials. The baiujuct took
place at thc Hotel Sterling.
Governor Wilson's speech follows:
Some men have been slow to ob
serve, but the majority of uo have
seen that the people of tho United
Slates havo taken a definite oholcc.
I happen to be one of tho Instru
ments through whom that choice Is
expressed, but I am for tho time,
and that choice Is for the long fu
ture. Tho peoplo of the United
States have turned their faces In a
deilnlte direction, and any party,
any man who does not o with them
In that direction, thoy will reject
and they cght to reject,
Says Honor Is Involved.
Therefore. In looklnc forward to
the responsibilities that I am about
to assume. I feel first, last and all
the time that I am acting In a repre
sentative capacity. I am bidden to
interpret aa well as I can tho pur
poses of the people of the United
States and to act. so far as my
choice determines, the action only
through tho instrumentality or per
sons who also represent that choice
I havo no liberty In tho matter. I
havo given bonds. My eacred honor
is involved and nothing moro could
he involved- Therefore, I shall not
be acting as JL partisan when 1 pick
out progressives and only prosros
siveo. I shall be acting aa a. repre
sentative of the people of this great
country. And, therefore, it is n mat
ter of supreme plcasuro to mo to
llud In every direction, aa I turn
about from ono group of men to an
other, that mcn'ti mlnda and men's
consciences and men's purposes arc
yielding to that great impulse that
iiow moves tho whole people of the
United States-
Finds No Division.
I do not foresee any serious divi
sions of counsnl in tho Democratic
party aa a national body. On tho
contrary, I find every ovidenco of
solidarity. I see every evidence that
men who havo not hlthorto yielded
their Judgment lo tho movoment of
the ago arc now about to yield their
Judgment- Thoy do not scum to bo
noting under compulsion; they aro be
ginning to yield tholr Judgment to tho
common judgment of the nation.
Hecause I Jlnd, contrary to the Im
pression which prevails in some edi
torial rooms, that In speaking to men
of business 1 am speaking to men
whose vision is swinging around to
the path that tho nation has marked
out for Itself.
Eyes Being Opened.
This nation Is full of honorable men
who have boon engaged In largo busi
ness In a way in which thoy thought
thoy were permitted to do so, both
by their consclcncos and tho laws.
TJut thoy have liad their eyes bo close
to their lodgers, thoy have had their
energies ho absolutely absorbed lit the
undertakings with which thuy were
Individually Identified, that thoy havo
not. until tho nation spoke loud,
raised their eyes from their books
and papers and seen how tho things
they were doing stood related to tho
fortuneu of mankind. Xow they arc
beginning to aeo thoee relationships
and as thoy sou thoso rolatlonahlpa
(Oontinuod on Pngq Tour,)
SILKS TREATED
WITH TIN SSLTS
TO GIVEWE1GHT
A Connecticut Manufacturer
Tells Ways and Means
Committee Practice Is
General in the U. S.
SOLUTION CAUSES
THE GOODS TO ROT
Nevertheless, the Silks Are
Disposed of lo Wives and
Daughters of Poor Men
at Low Prices.
By International News Service.
WASHINGTON", dan. 3D By
treating tho cheapest grades
of silk with tin salts so as
to give them weight and
body, although causing thorn to rot
and break quickly, domestic manufac
turers and importers havo becu able
to dress the wives and daughters of
American working inon with silk
gowns.
This admission was- drawn from
Iloroco J3. Cheney of Cheney &
Brother, silk manufacturers of South
Manchester, Conn., representing beforo
tho ways and rncaD.s committee today
tho Silk Association of America, which
has protested against tho reduction of
duties on cheaper grades of silk. Mr.
Chcucy said that it was a' general
praotieo in this country and that im
portations of such silks wcro heavy.
Considers Sale a Fraud.
"Jt is dynamited silk, so-called,''
commented Chairman Underwood. "I
consider its sale a fraud, on the public.
Unless you gontlcmcn can mako somo
recommendations for the jiropor restric
tion of tho importation and manufac
ture of such silk you may got a
drastic law against tho importation
with heavy penalties for its sale."
Mr. Cheney said tho silks so treated
wore usually imprinted silks; although
tho scheme has been applied to printed
silks.
"Why do you dynamite si lk '3" de
manded Ollie James, of the committee.
"It makes things go up, I suppose,"
said Chcnoy. with a laugh.
"What things go up?'-' asked James
sarcastically, "the goods or the pocket
books of tho consumers?"
Chairman Underwood Do you not
think this is a fraud on the public?
Keeps Prices Down.
"When earned to tho extent lo de
stroy tho life of tho silk it is a fraud,"
replied Cheney. "Only by this mcaus
can we hold tho prico down to a point
whero tho wives and daughters of tho
working man can purchase."
Underwood I know something about
it. I bought an umbrella aud it split
at. -tho creases and fell to pieces soon.
Wouldn't a high tax and a penalty
keeping it out bo a good thing? Sup
pose wb put on a lax of $10 a yard, a
heavy, fine for violations and imprison
mcntV "That would bo unfair," urged
Cheney. "When thcio io over 10 per
cent, of wash it is a fraud. Many per
sons now wear silks treated in this
way. Our association . is having a
chemist investigate this matter, but
they havo found it difficult to deter
mine tho porcoutngo of chemicals in it.
It cannot bo dono at tho custom-house,
except whero tho percentage is very
largo. We hope you may mako a sug
gestion." Underwood's Warning.
"You had bettor mako a recommen
dation," warned Underwood, "or you
may get a very drastic law. Won't a
weaver using one pound of silk with
this process bring out thrco pounds?"
"They might by retaining the gum
in the silk and using tin salts aud
other things. But I canuot f?ay whether
the uec of a small porccntago of tin
salts destroys tho lifo of thu t-ilk,"
protested Cheney. "Besides I don't
think that women want it lo last so
Ion". Years ago wo made u silk that
lasted twenty years. That is not wanted
"" While the women don't, T think tho
men who buy it do," commented
James. . , , . lt
In advocating the rotontion ot tho
(Continued on Pns Two.)
ELECTORS MEET
MOTES
FOR PRESIDENT
For the First Time in Sixty
Years Ohio Is Found in the
Democratic Column for
Chief Executive.
TWENTY YEARS FOR
THE HOOSIER STATE
Pennsylvania's 38 Progres
sives Vote for Roosevelt and
Then Sing, "My County,
?Tis of Thee.".
Electoral Vote.
Wilson and Marshall' (Democrat
ic), 435.
Roosevelt and Johnson (Progres
sive), 88.
Taft and Butler (Republican), S.
Total, 531.
ny International News Service.
NEW YORK. Jan. 15. Presidential
electors in all the states met to
day al; the various stnto capi
tals and formally announced
tho votes of thoir respoclivo
states for president and vico president
of the-' United 6ralcS"and chose their
official messengers to carry tho votes
to Washington, where U1C3' will bo de
livered, to tho prcsidout pro tempore
of tho senate.
Tho rotums will bo canvassed on
.February 12, in joint session of tho
Honalo and house, when Woodrow Wil
son will be formally declared elected
presidont of the United Slates,
Ohio, for the lirst time in sixty years,
cast a solid vole for tho Democratic
national ticket. Tho twenty-four votes
of tho state wont to Wilson and Mar
shall. The laV$t previous Democratic
president it voted for was Franklin
Pierce in 1852.
Marshall Makes Pledge.
Vice President-elect Marshall at In
dianapolis, in thanking tho fifteen elec
tors of Indiana for the votes they cast
for him and Presidont-eloct Wilson,
pledged himself auew to help carry
out the provisions of the platform
adopted at the Baltimore convention.
"I assure you thcro will bo no dis
pute in the incoming national admin
istration, for I do not intend to oppose
President Wilson," ho said.
This was the first timo 6ince 1S92
that Indiana cast its electoral vote for
a Democratic presidcut.
Tho electors of Maryland met at
j Annapolis in tho old sonato chamber
whero Gcorgo Washington resigned his
commission as commander-in-chief of
tho continental army, and cast their
eight votes for Wilson and Marshall.
The four Ropublican presidential
electors of Utah cast their votes for
IFrosidcnt Taft for president and Nicho
las Murray Butler of Columbia univer
sity, Now York, for vico president. Mrs,
I Margaret Zano Wilchor will be the inc3
songor. Kentucky's Thirteen.
An addition lo Woodrow Wilson's col
lection, of lucky thiTleona was mado
by the thirteen electors of Kentucky
when they met today, the 3"th, to voto
for .Messrs. Wilson and Marshall.
RoHoiutious declaring for a continu
ance of the Progressive party aud call
ing for 11 national convention woro
adopted by tho thirty-oight Pennsylva
nia electors who voted for Roosevelt
and Johnson. This was tho first time
in more than fifty years that thu elec
toral vote of the state went for can
didates other than regular Republicans.
Tn concluding the meeting the electors
sang "My Country, 'Tis of Thee."
Tho four electors of Vormont cast
the vote of thu stato for Presidont
Taft for president and Nicholas Mur
ray Butler for vice president.
The mooting of the fivo olectors at
Providence, R. T., was opened with a
prayer by the Row John C Vichert.
The voto went to Wilson aud Marshall.
Escaped Convict Caught.
JOLIET, 111,. Jan. 15. Convict Stephen
Avrcs, ono of the three prisoners Who
trfcupotl Saturday In nn automobile from
the ptutc penitentiary. as caught today
jat IJucriher. HI., by tho town marshal.
j CHIEF OF THE f
"BIG FIVE" WHO
I SHACKLE SEELY
CHARLES R. MABEY.
ECCLES HAD MS
FOR fljlEIT SIK
Heirs of Dead Financier May
Carry Forward Enterprise
lo Completion.
Special to The Tribune.
OCDEN", Jan. 13. "While tho associates
of the late financier cannot be induced
to mako a definite statement on the sub
ject, there are Indications that tho plafis
of David Eccles for one of the largest
banking Institutions In the country are
to be carried out by his heirs and those
Interested in tho various Eccles enter
prises. That preliminary plans for the
new bank had been arranged by Mr.
Eccles prior to his sudden death is sup
ported by the statement of Judge II. 1L
Itolapp.
lt was the Intention of Mr. Eccles to
establish the bank in Ogdcn. assembling
all of tho Eccles stocks for this pur
pose and provide pnlatlnl quarters for
tho institution in the proposed office
building at Twenty-third street and
Washington avenue.
Ono of tho Rtrongeat indications that
the plan has not been dropped can be
found In the fact that the original plana
for tho banking. apartment have not been
changed. In fact tho only change made
in the plans since tho death of Mr. Ec
cles adds lo the strength of tho report.
When the plans were drawn It was ar
ranged to have the one word. "Eccles."
appear in the stone arch over the main
cntranco of tho new building: tho rela
tives havo now decided to havo tho en
tire name. "David Eccles." appear over
tho door with a view to erecting the
building 3S a memorial to the prominent
banker.
"Beforo the death of Mr. Eccles the
preliminary plans for the bank had been
urranged. but 1 am not In possession of
information upon which I can say
whether or not tho heirs and associates
will carry out thoso plans," Mild Judgo
Rolnpp today. "It la truo that he hal
decided to consolidate all of tho Eccles
atocks for the purpose of opening a bank
In this city, but as to the capital Jetton
or other details I am not prepared to
mako a fllatcmont."
Judge Rolnpp did not bclicvo that it
had been Mr. Ecclcs's Intention to sever
his connection with tho First National
bank, of which ho was prusldent at tho
tlmo of his death. It way tho belief of
this Amalgamated Sugar company offi
cials that tho plans for tho proposed bank
had not been discussed to any prcaf ex
tent since the death of tho man rrho
would have been at the head of the
establishment,
David C. Eccles. eldest son of the lato
banker, departed early today for Baker
City. Or., and hence could not be ques
tioned regarding the probable action of
the heirs regarding Mr. Ecclcs's plans-
S. T. Whltakcr, the architect who drew
the original plans for the proposed office
building, said that there h:id been no
change regard I ne; the plans for tho
banking apartment, which will be tho
principal room on the Rround floor of tho
elght-otory structure. This apartment,
which will occupy a space of forty by
ninety-two feet In the center of thn
building, will be reached either from the
main lobby or tho Twenty-fourth street
entrance. Tho specifications orovido for
ono of tho most elaborately-finlabcd
bunking rooms in the city.
Pledges Progross.
COLUMBUS. Jan. 13. James McMahon
Cox of Davton. Democrat, inaugurated
today aa Ohlo'o forly-sdxth govc-rnor,
pledged fealty to tho progn-nslyo phmka
recently Incorporated In the Ohio con
Kt Million nnd promised an efficient administration.
SEEL! CHOSEI I
SPEAKER; THEN I
IS SNUBBED I
Democrats Combine
With Minority of Re- H
publicans to Get Con
trol of Committees;
Seely Not Even Named fl
as One of the "Big
SPRINGING TRAP I
STUNS MAJORITY I
Gardner Is Re-elected
j President of the Sen- iM
ate; Caucus Slate Goes
Through; Rules Com-
mittee Will Make Im H
portant Changes. I
first Day in House,
-Prerogative" of naming all house "1
committees taken from speaker
and placed in hands of committee
on committees, consisting of three jH
Republicans and two Democrats.
Regarded as notable Democratic
triumph. Salt Lake county not !
represented on committee. Speaker
defeated for membership on com-
W. J. Sccly of Emory county il
sworn in as speaker; other Repub- '
lican caucus selections for officers
and employees confirmed. Demo-
crats present M. H. Welling of Box il
Eider county for speaker, and full fl
list of employees. lil
House aud senate will hold Joint
session today to hoar governor's
biennial message.
XYBODY who thinks the
A fourteen Domocrals in Utah's
house of representatives arc
' not live members is sadly ii'is :H
taken. iS'ot only are those Democrats JA
exceedingly live members, but also the
lot that fact be fully, completely au?l
incontrovertible known at thu lirst c
sion yesterday.
Wherefore, Speaker W. J. Sccly -nas H
relieved of the speaker's prerogative
of appointing tho various committee
of the house.
Wherefore, also, Speaker Sccly was '
not even givcu a placo on tho commit
tee that is to name tho house coinmi'
Wherefore, also'again, the Sail Lai w
delegation of ten Republican membe ll
sat meekly by nud eaid not a word of HH
protest while all this was being :u- 1 IjH
complishcd, and for its lack of alortnesi
the Salt Lako delegation is not rcprc-
ceuted on the committee on committees.
And Mr. Morris of Washington coun-
ty, Tctcran Democratic loader, smiled E
benignly whoa ho remarked that per
haps "tho speaker had too much lo u !
to bother with committees. fH
No Precedent in Utah.
Thero is no precedent, to far as the !H
oldest inhabitant of Utah's legislative
halls can recall, for depriving tho ;H
speaker of the privilcgo of naming
tbo committees. Tbo appointing of 1
committocs is tho speaker's chief
sourco of power. Without it thu oflicc
of speaker is not tho position of high
honor which it is reputed to bo.
The Democrats, of course, were uot
alone in the little joko that was per
petrated on tho speaker. There weren't
quite enough of them. They so con- ''H
t rived, however, that .l'ust a sufficient 'H
number of Republicans voted with
them to "put it across. M Thus it was I fl
that when tho name of Spcakor Seely
was voted upon as one of rive member k
of the committee ou committees, ,
(Continued on Page Two.) , j

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