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VOL LXXXVI, NO. 95. f SALT LAKE CITY' DAY MORNING, JANUARY 17, 1913. 14 PAGES FIVE CENTS. H
; Bill Passes House by a Ma
t iority of 110, and Is For
1 J mally Passed on for First
'Si
,vt. Reading; in Lords.
IEAT REJOICING
OVER THE RESULT
ision Preceded by Series
f Brilliant Speeches, in
.Vhich John E. Redmond
Carries Off Honors.
OXnOX. Jan. 16. After a long
battle the home rule bill passed
i tho house of commons tonight
by a majority of 110 and was
lally passed on for first reading iu
house of lord.1-. Thero were two
ttiona in the commons, Mr, -Balfour's
ion for its rejection being defeated
to ;JCS. while the third reading
carried by 3(2 to '2j7.
It hough the result, of the division
a foregone conclusion. Irishmen
side and inside tho house gave the
sure for which they had waited and
hod so long a great, sendoff on its
- to the lords. The Nationalists
cd hats, handkerchiefs and canes
cheered lustily for Premier Asquith
Mr. Tfodmond, who so far forgot
usual impassivity as to join in the
lonetration. Tho crowd in the lob
received the result of the vote with
(her roar and - the !bill itself was
rcd as it was carried by an au
it.y through I ho lobbies to the house
ords, where it formally passed its
reading. The crowds in the streets
red long and loud, but a, strong
o of police prevented any organ
demonstration because of fear of
ash between the opposing actions,
illiant Speeches,
lie dii-ion was preceded by another
es of brilliant speeches by "Frcder
K. Smith, Solicitor General Sir .Tohn
-'hnoii. .John K. Redmond. Timothy
ly and Aucustiiio Birrell. chief sec
irv for Ireland. Mr. "Redmond de
ed that tho day of ictory for I ris.h
t had arrived.
We oppose the exclusion of Ulster
.11 tho home rule bill on several
inula,'' he said, (ibut tho supreme
."lion i l.hat nothing would eompen-
the Nationalists for the mutilation
their country."
lr, l; dmoud then reiterated that the
Jonaht accented the bill as the
.1! .solution of a vexed question, lie
light it would lead to the. reconcilia
i of all the interests at stake be
en the north and south of I roll-.
Redmond declared that the N'a
inlists refused to regard Ulslermeii
anything but. brothers and he invited
in to join with the Nationalists in
, emancipation and the government
their common country. He went
iptea wif sdmond's Belief.
inovinE? r'I believe thai in spite of the hou.su
icr fcwd iorHj t. homo rule bill is going
"hoW1 pai's iuto law "vilmu tno lifetime
"' in ''u's Parliament. The "house of lords,
do tvi fUow. is going to throw it out, but
jlbough the lords still have their teeth,
' iiplcdmond concluded:
sttjPor myself and for my colleagues
!i 'seo s rt vcr-r' scr'ou8 solemn moment,
man dolJJ3' of ns have sat in this houpo
j is. relu?ffci ouo single object in view for
jcsWjiEc than thirty years. Wc liavc met
nCkiU-l(Mv 'stcr, defeat and discourage
fully alBe ,,CVori ove" when Faced with
t T'"m jtrage(ly and tho loss of our great
' toSfj ncomPlir:iW1- louder, the late
lUlrCn .Ifc'108 S' SLcwa'-t' Piirnoll, did wo dc
joflflt, 'yPv o tlio arrival of this day.
vide I'jf8 bolicvc tbcro is not a people or
be J aw?untry "in the civilized world which
:1'fX nofc vclcoino "5 tidings of
j.Jrjnnjlpt. joy the announcement that this
, be ap' wWful Urifcish nation hns at least
i. magnauimoiiB enough and wise
3M Tfe t0 UU a" "ol1 nut-inal
LTS Imu tho words of the late William E.
'A.stonc, ' tho tide has ouco mora
vofctfjm11 anil 4,1,0 Elar o1' Poland has
at",.,',i?jKlonBcd chccr3 grcoled the 3"1sti
irtl'c ffidM? a c'oao o'1 llls speech.
wfg, iff"61 Law s Speech.
?.,fiarndrow Bonar Law, leader of the
J"11 yiift ijilmtton said tn:it tl10 Liberals havu
ivl?o nf iMMr omulating SiaypliH. Thoy liad
- roS' tho stono lo the top of tho hill
H t,. ecyRho third ii,llc but tho cheors over
v'r,.n aSwoto t would not have died away
J-4o tho stono agaiu had started to
Qoiinl"8 Bovrn, this limo to, remain at the
",aS!nS2B declared that ii0 bill which in-
p tyeJy" 011 Page Throe,)
I GRAND DlKE WHOM I
THE CZlR DEGRADES!
M IE MICHAEL
IS OUSTED Bt CZAR
.. I
Loses Regency lor Wedding
Woman ff-Iis Brother, the
Empfror, Dislikes.
(
ST. IJl2TI'':itI)3URG, Jan. IC Because
ho married ? woman in private life
n-salnst tlio sb of the cmi)eror, the
Grand Duke iMbhael. brother ot Emperor
Nicholas, wa.semoved today.
The manifest also removes the grand
duke from hlslposltion as regent dealg
nato during tli minority of the imperial
crown prlned jl case of the death of the
present enipenr.
The Issue of a "further rescript select
ins a succeaor to the Grand Duke
Michael In tilt regency is expected Im
mediately. No name has been divulged,
but the Grandtauke Diemttrl Pavlovltch.
son of the GtmiJ Duke Paul, haB been
frequently mcftlo'ied 1 unofllcial gossip.
DOUBLE WEDDING
AT NEWARK, N. J.
Oue of fie Principals; Hon
evmoouiiji New Hampsliirc.
f
Special lo TliT Tribune.
NEW YOR Jan 16, In a double wed
ding last ulmt Miss Hazel Charlestine
Ladil man-let: William Norwood Soar
hawk, and iiss Adelo Elizabeth L-add
become brldtjbf Cuyler Markus Whltte
mere, at thejiome of tho mother of the
brides in Niwarlc, N. J. Mies Leona
Randolph wai ilie only attendant and the
two bridegrwms- served each other as
best man. Owing to tho Illness of Mrs,
Ladd'a slstJ, the weddings were at
tended only ty relatives. Tho Ttev. "War
reii K. Neffjirficiated.
The brides were given in marriage by
their uncle, :harles Stachle. Mrs. Spar
hawk was atired In while channeuse, en
train. Iriiuig:d in silver lace and marl
bou. Mrs. j'hlllemorc wore white ehar
meuse withhold lace trlmmlnga.
Mr. and xvu. Snarhawk ure on a wed
ding trip lij New Hampshire. They will J
reside in fcden, Utah. Mr. and Mrs.
Whlttcinor are on an automobile tour
In New Yjrk slate and will reside in
West Oraujc, N. J.
SAYS (BERNHARDT
NiTIVE OF OHIO
Pitlsburj an Wlio Claims to Be
Dislajt JtoJaLivc Starts the
j Story.
By rnternwional News Service.
PlTTSHliRG, Jan. 1C arah 13crn
hnrdt. th "divine" sho who travels
with an hjorprctcr becauso she cannot
ppoolc a vir,i of English was born and
reared In jtruthcra, O.. and never sav
Paris untlLijhe was 18.
So dccl William nernhart, 1S01
Clay strectj Pittsburg. Tiernhart ts ono
of a Ann of furniture dealers ' that has
been estal ishcd - for more than half a
century,
"The na i0 is as Dutch as I am," said
liornhatt. , "Did yuu ever hear of a
7'Tenchmni named Bernhardt? Sarah i
a dcacendit of Peter Bernhart, who was
a brother jr my great-grandfather. They
came frou Germany together. SaraJi
was born tin Struthers. O.. and was an
cxceptionrly bright girl. At 10 sho was
traveling jwlth a barnsturmins- troupe,
and at 18 Went to Paris with her father.
It wau thoi sho began her career on the
French atige-
"I knowj the books give hor birthplace
as Paris, but they arc wrong. She i
no more Trench than I am, and T can
chow the troofu if anyono wants to ques
tion me.
"I don't Itlame her for wanting to for
got her dtbnt in the onc-nlght stands.
She's hnd wonderful Buccesu, and ahc do
tiorves It."
INDEPENDENT GOES
OVER TO REGULARS
CHEYENNE. Wyo., Jan. 16. Tho Wyo
ming hous of reproaentatlvoB today ad
journed for three days, thcroby defeating
tlio Democratic plan to expedite tho con
tests against three Republican members,
in an effort to obtain control ot tho house.
M L. Pratt, onu of the two Republicans
who refused to go Into tho party caucus,
voted with thq regular Republicans for
adjournment.
President-elect Writes Letter
to Chairman Eustis Giv
ing His Opinion on
Matter.
CHAIRMAN HiENRY
TRENTON VISITOR
Head of House Rules Com
mittee Goes Over the Extra
Session Programme Willi
the Governor.
By International News Service.
PRINCETON. N. J., Jan. 16. In a
letter to William Corcoran Euslls,
chairman of 'the Inaugural com
mittee, today, -- President-elect
Wilson called off the historic in
augural ball, which" heretofore has been
the Important social function in connec
tion with tho Inauguration. It has been
represented to the president-elect, that
tho ball' Is always a source of more or less
expense to the government, no less than
$S000 in the services of the clerks in tho
pension building, who have to be laid
off whllo preparations for the ball are be
ing made. Tho president-elect cannot
see where the ball serves any useful pur
pose. Moreover, It will save ?5 each to
the persons who would have attended.
The president-elect's decision in this
matter is In keeping with his desiro to
make tho inauguration as simple as
possstble. Already at his request tho in
augural parade has 136011 greatly con
tracted in length. It will bo recalled
that he has also determined to cut out
tho dally receptions at the Whito house
and devote his time to the business of
the government.
Wilson's Letter.
Ills, letter to Chairman Eustis follows:
. . Mv.D.e.ai: .--.nKustis After '- taking
counsel with a great many persons
and ascertaining as well as I could
general opinion In the matter, I havo
como to the conclusion that It is my
duty to ask you to consider the feasi
bility of omitting the inaugural ball
. altogether,
I do this with a great deal of hes
itation, because I don't wish to in
terefero with settled practices or
with reasonable expectations of those
who usually go lo enjoy the inau
guration, but It has come to wear
tho aspect of a sort of public duty,
because of tho large indirect expense
upon tho government incidental to
Jt and becauso these balls havo
ceased to bo necessary to the en
joyment of the visitors. .
1 hope most sincerely that this re
quest will in no way embarrass you
and that I have not too long delayed
in malting tho suggestion
With cordial regard, sincerely
yours. "WOODROW WILSON.
Important Visitors.
The president-elect had three Impor
tant visitors In the course of the day.
The. first of these was Representative
Henry of Texas, chairman of tho rules
commltteo of the house, with whom he
went over the proposed programme for
tho extra session. Then came Senator
Broussard of Louisiana, with whom ho
talked over the proposed plan to do away
with the commerce act
"Senator Broussard thinks' that tho
couit or a court of canal Jurisdiction
ought to be maintained'1 cald tho president-elect,
"and he discussed that with
mo at length. I did not form any Judg
ment on tho subject at all. No. we did
not take up the tariff nor did we speak
of the cablnot."
The other conference was with a dele
gation from New York stato with a boom
for former Lieutenant Governor Thomaa
I5V Conway for attorney general.
Mrs. Wilson in Trenton.
Mrs. Wilson went to Trcnlon with the
governor In tho morning. She attended
a meeting of the Colonial Dames of New
Jersey, but bofoi-o going hIio spent half
an hour with her distinguished husband
"watching the wheels go round," as, she
said. Whllo there George V. Taylor came
In with Jasper, a trick dog, half. Eng
lish bull and half Italian greyhound. The
animal showed marvelous Intelligence.
At tho direction of his master, he pound
ed the typewriter, picked matches and
paper from the floor and deposited them
In the cuspidors and waste basket, re
moved a man's hat and then his spec
tacles and performed many other stunts.
Tho governor observed that "tho dog
seems as intelligent as many human be
Ingp." Governor Wilson would not comment on
the report that Dudley Field Malono Is
to be Ids secretary; that Gcor;;e Gordon
Battle 1s to succeed United States At
torney Wlao and Uiat William 1". Mc
Combs Is not willing to accept a cabinet
position.
"To ask me such riuestions Is to doubt
my veracity." ho said. "I havo said
many times I have not arrived at a con
clusion with regard to the cabinet. When
I do I shall announce Jt."
Collector Nominated.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 10. Nominations
sent to tho senate today by Prusldont
Taft Included:
9 John R. Willis, to bo collector of cua
1 loms. district of Alaska.
OPTIONAL FORM
Representative Claude T.
Barnes Introduces Measure
i
in the Lower House of
the Legislature.
PEOPLE ARE GIVEN ' '
RIGHT TO DECIDE
Pirjvision Is Made for Election
f Seventeen Councilors
. in' Cities of the First
Class.
Fourth Day in House
Forty-two standing committees
naned.
Eenatc Bill No. 2 passed, provid
ing for limiting legislative session
tOj constitutional period of sixty
das.
V Optional form of municipal
gojernment' ' Mil introduced.
Jills introduced increasing per
dieu of jurors and witnesses.
louse meets at 10 o'clock Fri- j
i
-r a HAT Las already come to bo
j known as ''the optional form
b of government bill" was in
I troduccd in tbc liousc j'eslcr-daj-
b Claude T. Barnes of .Salt Lake.
It wh referred lo the committee on
muuioal corporations, of which Mr.
Barnc is chairman.
Tho chief feature of the bill is a
provisin for the election of councilor
boards which, in turn, arc to select
a mavr and other citj ofiicials. In
cities 3 tlio lirst class, the numlber of
ounci. rs is to be scventcca: JUtieB-ofr
tlio so ind class, eleven, aud cities of
tho thil class, nine.
It iamade optional with the people
whothuor not they shall cbauge. their
form oigovernmcnt. The bill provides
that on petition of 25 per cent of the
voters f any city the mayor must is-
suo a pjolamation submitting the quos-
tiou atthe next genera election. If
i
it earns, the number of councilors
i7idicata is to bo elected. Tho cau
didatcsro to be nominated at non
partisaiijirimaries and their names must
be arratjed in alphabetical ordor.
Should he city decline to change ifs
form ol government the proposition
cannot train be sulrmittcd within one
3'car.
In citis of tho first class nine coun
cilors art to be elected for two years
aud cigltfor four years, the eight re
ceiving q highest vole at tho first
election) be long-term councilors. In
second cVs cities six are to bo chosen
for two sara and live for Jour years,
and in ford class citie3, live arc to
bo clcctc lor two years and four for
four yean (
Powers of Councilors.
Briclly.fhe powers of the councilors
may be Scribed as follows:
(a) Toxicol a mayor and commis
sioners of.tho various city governments
and to llxclr salaries
(b) Toicct two members of I he
board of decllon commissioners, who
shall act the city clerk In providing
for and coTinetlnfr all city elections.
(c) To T,ct three members of a civil
service coiion,
' (d) Jlf tho power to aud shall llnal
ly pass aiappiove all ordinances aud
also all tojfUCls relating to matters of
grants, prl.ges or franchises.
(e) To fjjthc tax levy of the city.
(f) To rtavo the mayor and the com
missioners $ the various departments
on a I wo-ttftijj vote.
(jO To anoint an expert accountant
and tlx binary, Who shall audit the
accounts ofj departments.
(h) To h!- monthly re-ports from the
mayor aud jiunlsstimura.
(I) To c.t members uf the. nuhool
board,
(J) To adynif5tor oaths and Issuo sub
poenas to c$pCi the attendance of wit
nesses. (10 Tu el a ;l board of park commis
sioners. I
Rate of Compensation.
Thu coinicJJa are to receive 35 a
mcullntr. biijb,(.)r total compensation
must not v.(if( j-jyo the year.
The bill prSfchjH that tim city govern
ment shall bgjivl.h'd Into lliu following
depurlmcnlHCjMiQ affairs, revenue and
linanco; puhllXJuft.ty; atrects and public
properly nndjLju-ovementa. and hoalth
and Hanltntiod
In cities oflc third class tho board
mny combine 0 ol. moro oC tho depart
ntenlN. jMc,rs 0r the board am
barred from tnilnj? mayor or the head
of a departing
At any tlmnfter tnu proposed form
of Bovernmontj, i)ecn jn operation for
live years -'5 j$ CCI,t of thu voters may
petition for a ccix election lo abolish
the form oi ftrcrnincnt and return to
tho old form.
Tho rocull l0 of tho features of tho
(GontuS. on Page Two.) ft
y(
Brandt to Be Pardoned
m u n , n m n
New Governor Won Over
i .
FOULKE ENGLE BRANDT.
'Former Valet fdr .-Mortimer;
Schiff Gets Out of-Danne-'
t
mora Prison' Today.
By International News Service.
a LB A NY, N. Y. Jan. 10. -L-'ouIIjo
l Engle Brandt, former valet for :
Banker Mortimer 13. SchillV;
whose release from Daune
mora prison has been urged for up
ward of a year, probably will bo par
doned by Governor Sulzor tomorrow.
Governor Sulzer, for tho lirst time
late last night, heard Brandt's tragic
story from his own lips.
"Yes, 1 have listeucd to Brandt's
tale. He has told mo all about it.
Come to tho hearing tomorrow at the
executive chamber and you will hear
it, too. Thai is all tonight," said
the governor at tho conclusion ot an
hour's heart-to-heart tall; Avith the
young prisoner in his private chamber
at the capitol.
"Then you have concluded to pardon
Brandt?" aslcod the International!
Nows Service correspondent. .
Tlio governor hesilaled a bit. thou
eaid:
"Come t(J Ihc bearing tomorrow and
you will got all the news I'M havo to
give."
The governor thou returned lo the
company of the judges of .the court of
.appeals, whom lio had boon (lining at
the executive mansion.
Brandt, accompanied by Mirabcau L.
Towns, counsel for the Swedish-American
society,' who worked for many
months to securo his pardon, is to to$)
his own .story publicly at '.'M) oYJoek
tomorrow. .Meanwhile lie is rusting for
the first, time outside prison walls tor
j many months at a hotel within a short
iwallf from tlio capital,
j Rumor had it tonight that Mortimer
j L, Schiff, who is said to have wielded
a great deal of influence in inducing
Governor Dix to refuse Brandt a par
don, had secretly visited Governor
SuU:er hero Tuesday night. Mo was
said to hnvo assured the governor that
he would n0 lunger oppose Brandt 's re
lrase. Governor i3ujzjr said ho hud
not seen Mr. Kehiff as reported. Tt is
said, however, that Air. .Sell iff is in
clined to Ionvc the case in the gov
ernor's hands, and will probubh offer
no prolost against; grnntiug Brand t a
chanco to reform outside' prison walls.
Thieves Make Big Haul.
CHICAGO. Jan. 10. W. D. Wade,
SO years old, president of tho Austra
lian Marine Pi bora, limited, a foreign
corporation, who arrived hero today on
his way to London, England, reported
to the police that a satchel containing
stock in the company of tho par valuo
of $400,000 had been stolen from a Ohi
! cago railway station.
ICES Ml Of
GHiSL CODE
County Official Points - Out
Many Defects in State
Criminal Laws.
i
Investigation of the state criminal
code with a view to making needed re
vision on many points, may be recom
mended to the present legislature by
Goveruor William Spry, v.-ho 3'csterday
received a letter from I. 13. Willey.
county attorney, urging the need of
such action. Mr. Willey 's communica
tion was received too lato for tho mat
ter to bo included in the governor's
message to foe legislature, but it is
likely that if will bo treated in some
supplemental communication from tho
governor to tho -law-making body.
The county attorney suggests I hat a
commission be appointed by tho present
legislature lo investigate and report on
the criminal code, such report to be
filed with tho governor boforo the l!tlr
session of tho legislature. Mr. Willey 's
letter to the governor follow in part;
"During the course of two years
this oilico has been repeatedly hampered
auid bn tiled, by th inadequacy and in
dofiuiteness of our criminal" statutes,
as affecting the definition of crimes, the
jurisdiction of different courts and the
'procedure therein. v i
"The criminal statutes in a great
many questions need to bo amended aud
the criminal procedure ii"eds to be sini
nlifiud. A legislature would bo con
fronted with a great many intricate,
constitutional question:, if' they at
tempted to amend thosu laws.
" Wo havo a !oi i JUt of offenses,
taken from the statutes that arc not
clearly defined and numerous instances
occur where an amendment tending to
shorten aud simplifv tlio procedure
would be highly advisable. Also the
authority of tlio county attorney, tho
district court and the attorney general
should ,be modi lied and made more spe
cific" , 1
Speaking on thu --ami: .subject yes
terday lr. Willey declared that thero
are ninny instances in the present crimi
nal code that make if. impossible to
securo si ,Miyi:tiop. even though the
intentional guilt of the areu.sed is jla"in
lv manifest. One of the most striking
cases of thin sort is the law relative,,
to issuing worthless checks. IT. a man
forges some other mall 's name ho can
I be convicted, but. if he tiui. a wholly
fictitious name tho law cannot touch
him. The county attorney holds that
the degree of crime is the same, how
over. Questions of court jiiri.sdictiou fur
nish another serious problem in crimi
nal procedure under the present law,
Mr. Willei' believes. This question
could be aiade far moro deflnito by
amendmen to the eod
Govfrii'-ttSprv informed Mr. Willey
yostonlavfliat ho was heartily in fa
Vor ofH stop Unit would tend to
impnnH criminal code, and would
lend iHoort to unv mcay-fc that
xaighKiat "way. 'tLl
SLBERUEDDES I
Mother of Thirteen-
Year-Old Boy, Alleg- H
ing that David Eccles
was His Father, Will
Demand a Share of
the Multi - Million-liH
aire's Estate. H
LEGAL WIDOW SAYS ifl
CLAIM IS BASELESS
Report That Woman
Was Plural Wife of lH
Capitalist Denied by 'H
Both Under Oath in 'H
the Smoot Inyestiga-
tion in Washington.
CHARGING that the lato OhnmI
Eccles is the father of her U
year-old son, Mrs. Margaret Ge t
i'.os will ask for a share of Jiiv 'H
estate of Hie imflti-miUioiiaire Cue thcB
boy. Tho amount to which tne sun
would bo entitled wore his claim al
lowed might teach $i,U00,0UO. VM
2so i'orrr.aJ claim on the estate fo IH
the inliei itance .lias been made by M;-.
Ocddcs,- hut. :-ljc';ha3 "ilonsulted friends
it n d... o th e.ad ygo ga. xclali vc .to rnakinji
a claim. No adtnuiistrator uf the e.
(ate has been' named as yet. but it ts
I likely that David C Eccles. sou of the
capitalist, will be named soon, aud that , jH
the claim will be made to. him is ra' ''Hl
tically certain.
Basis of Claim. '
The claim for a share of the Oblate JH
will probably be based solely on the IH
grounds that Mr. Eccles was the father jH
or Albert Geddes, lo-ycar-old son o"
Mrs. Geddes, and not on the-'grouml jH
that Mrs. Geddes was a plural wife of
Mr. Eccles.
l'or the past ten years it has bcuu jH
frequently charged fliat. Mjs, Gcddo1? jH
was the plural wife of. Mr. Ecclos. 'H
though both she and Mr, Ecclos denied jH
the assertion. At the time of tho Smoot
iuvostigatiou it was charged that she
was a )olygamous wife of the million
aire' and Mr. Eccles and MJrs. Geddes
both lcstifod at the hearing at Wash
ington, both denying that they were
married to; each other in polygamy, or IH
otherwise. M
Source of the Charge. -H
The charge LhaL the two were mar
ricd in polygamy was based on the fact jH
that they were frequently together iu IH
the vicinity of I'lain City, whore Mre.
Geddes livod for many years, and on
the fact that Mr. Ecclos contributed to
her sup)ort. A child was bom to Mrs
Geddes in Salt Lako thirteen years ago jH
and it was claimed that David EccleslH
was the father. This, however, wa;H
also douied.
Mrs. Geddes has been living In Salt jH
Lake, since tbc iimoot investigation. IH
with her son. Tlicy luivc been very poor M
nuil at present are. believed to oc alinost
In destitute circumstances. During: his fl
lifetime Mr. ICccles contributed frequent
ly to their support. On tbe night of his
.stuMcn death In Salt T.ake be called at
tbe Geddes home and gave Mrs. Geddes fl
$100. - A little later bo came down town
and, while hurrying to the train to leavu fl
for Oicden. was stricken with heart fall-
ure and dicl within a few moments. J
Widow Enters Denial. tB
Mrs. David Jioclos of Ogdcn. tbc lc?a! IH
widow of (lie late capitalist, last ttlsht
deulod emphatically that Mrs. Geddes
hud any claim whatever on the cstuti:
A .similar position was talced by her
Eons and daugbter. who expressed lbi
belief that Mrs. Ceddes could establish
no claim whatever against tbe astute
and doubted thai sho seriously intended
altcinptin lo do so. They nald they bad tH
learned only a few days uxo of thu con- JH
templaicd action of Mrs. Gytloetf. anct the
news cume to tJiuni like a thunderbolt 'H
Thoy said-tboy bad licurd of the reported
relations of their fatbor and Mrs. Geddes, yvf
but still believed" that the statements lH
were fabrications. j
Mir.. Margaret Geddes declares sho v&&
uothtnp to say for pulillcallon, but jmkvs jl
vcys the Impression that she wiliYto V
tbe position that her son la cnttfB(ea
an equal share In the estate wj.ta :rM
otluu- Kccljcs children. Without jM,

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