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mOl. LXXXVL, NO. 10S. . SALT LAKE CITY, THURSDAY MORNING, JANUARY 30, 1913. 12 PAGES FIVE CENTS.
iusTiiT
OF BEING TOOL
FOR I CROWD
Jtah Senator Said lo Have
Used His Position as-Print-
ing Chairman for Jr B.
Fo raker.
(IURRAY CRANE IS
ALSO SUSPECTED
"hree Thousand Copies of
i Negro's Stor', Said lo Be
False, Mailed at Expense
j of Government.
It International News Service,
r l TASniNGTOX. Jan. 20. The
fl new Standard Oil triumvirate
V y in t!io Uuitcd States senate was
revealed ioday by the discov
er tliat Uocd Smool, "W. Hurray Craue
nd Boise Penrose havo been aiding
onnor Senator .T. I?. Forakcr in his
rantic attempt to obscure his trail to
p. 26 Broadway.
The records of the government
rinting office show that Forakcr. with
iit cost to himself for postage or mail
)g, sent to his constituents, in Ohio
Bd elBewhcrc, .'1000 ropies of the 'false
jsteraent a part of the Tccord of pro
tedinffg before the Clapp committee
r which he cuileavorcd lo distract at
jnlion from his own juilt.
moot Selected.
To send this . government record
irongh the govornment mails at gov
rament cxponsc, it -was ncccasarj for
braker to hare the conniving support
I a United Slates senator. The records
t the priuting office and tho poslof
KD show that this individual was Reed
KOOt.
iTho part that Murray Crane pi lived is
pt .known in detail. But to get from
printing offico the record of this
fctimony the ordinary procedure for
B'raker would huvo been to go direct
i the chairnmii of the committee. This
s not done until every effort hud
m exhausted to obtain the record se
rotly. It can be substantiated that
ranc"; clerks, using rho name of that
pator, after all sccrot methods had
fOTod futile, made application for por
PMlon to have copies of the testimony
Ntcd, and it was granted by the
iairnian of tlic committee.
Pe of the Frank.
Whereupon tho false stalomcuLs .For
prhad put into the record based upon
unsigned nmi unsworn alleged aiTi
feit which had been made by a no
P assistant and which iubsequontly
frs disproved and lorn t0 shreds as
gdoncc, was put into tho mails and
Ren wido publicity by what many son
Prs believe to bo an illegal use of a
piffresaional frank.
pw testimony taken by the Clapp
pwittoc lias not yet been reported to
p senate; it iB not a public document
May seiian of tho word, and for that
K?tt iR nft yet entitled i0 frco trans
TOOn through the mailt.
IPth Knew the Law.
oraker. who sen-ed twcVn ycar, ln
B,enale, know W011 what the law i,
m o did Reed Smoot, who cannot hide
excuBo. Ilia position as
prman of tho joint committee on print
m emplmsIzoB tho fact that lie inovo
K1 m' othcr senator understands what
m Pntln? i(tws llIId tho Iy),(Q ,.lT3
Rt!?uiaUo1, arc
Keo thn "? J B,irci"1 bcforo le cotn-
Kcft?, ""it Hlutoment for prl
Kj'a f " boforo It could bo ro
Ifrcmalnmi'i 5 UV1" Mi' exposed.
! thM Si W'tshlriKton three dnyu
B XwSflv aorat frl0'. began to
pS0owrpunrpm!;;r8 of (" onnlltce
fclication Turned Down.
rtJWr b?iSLfVrh, sovcrmucnt printing
5fuffin .V0111 T"-fil io honor
iMkcrn ln S"1'',1' ',ul- attempt--Biou,
PoJ?a ,ld!!'lt' forakcr over Ihc
rjK authori vrClm,nn,Ln c,u or onio
PlfS orner. y 11,0 Government
tSu,3"?1, wa IWBlcnca to
4JWh if2u.Vt,,'ri,,u,rt! wh the order.
JflWhMuInt ?ul, V Fcnt were deposit cd
LdHponc folding V.'1.1'101"1.18 v'(!,', "cl
pTod05 oC PMn whoso
Sc-th;..V? R'vo t wido publicity
t fort known ,coV1'1 "ninon those
-K,ove- w,r,r ,1?, bu ,n PoBltion to rc-
1,aTl f SWr"
Wtllard Saulatury, whose
election as senator in Dcla.
warc. ivea tlic democrats con
trol of tlic United States Senate.
SAULSBURY TIE NEW
EIELAWAREJSEHATOR
Three of the Four Democratic
Bolters Come Over on
Ninth Ballot.
WASIILN-GTON'. Ja.ru t5. With tTie
election today of TTillard Saulsbuiy ae
LTnltcd States senator from IJelaware,
the Democratic strongth In tho next
Bcnnto sinanR from the precarious fljrure
of forty-elBht. or exactly ono-half of the
senate, to tho safer totnl of .forty-nine,
a majority of two.
Mr. Saulsbury's election, added to tlie
victory recently secured in Tennessee,
asHuica tho Democratic pRrty abBoluto
control of the senate after March 4. Tlie
vole of VIco President jlarshall would
have been the decldlnpr factor In any
event, hut the addition of another Demo
uratto vote to the column Rives tho party
lenders what thoy bollcvo to be a safe
margin for tariff and legislative action.
Four Deadlocks.
Deadlocks uLill cMst)n the IcRlHlaturen
of New Hampshire. West Virginia, aiid
Illinois with a. total of four senators to bo
elected about whoso political affilia
tions doubt now oxlsta. A victory in any
0110 of these states so materially would
strengthen the Democratic party that the
senate would bo removed completely from
the clement of uncertainty, Tho attitudo
of thft Progressives and tho Prosrrosalva
Republicans upon tariff mattcr Is an
yet unknown, hut tho margin of strength
promised to the Democrats makes it tm
nccconary. It lo believed, to count upon
any comblnatlonn with the Progressives.
Lineup So Far.
Of the entire nicmbeiHhlp of ninety-six
members, sixty-lrireo will hold over be
yond ainrch A. Of theso thirly-two are
Republicans and thirty-one Democrats,
Tho terniB of thirty-two senators expire
in IWarch and there Is ln addition ono
vacancy ln .Illinois. Thus far seventeen
Democratic senators havo been elected
and tho election of Senator Bncon In
Georgia Is cortain. making eighteen Dem
ocratH lo take tho oath of offico March 4.
Tho opposition forces Including both tho
Republicans and tho Progressives havo
oleotcd eleven new acmitors. Tho nonato
aftor March 1 will stajul as follows if tho
deadlocks are not broken ln Illinois. New
Hampshire and TVest Virginia:
Democrats. 40; Republicans aud Pro
gressives, 43: vacanclos, A.
This Week's Elections.
DOVER, Dola., Jan. 30. Willard fiaulo
bury, Democrat, was todny olccted
United States senator from Delaware to
succeed Senator Harry BIchardBon. Re
publican. Mr. Snulcbnry'a election was tho re
sult of a conference held last night by
the four members of U10 legislature who
had, hold our. against supporting th
Democratic cnucua nomlnnt? bocauno they
wnnted the United States wenatornhlp to
go to their home county.
On the ninth Joint bullot three of the
four voted for Mr. Sanlsbury, givlaa- him
twonty-sovon votes, tho necessary num
ber to loct, Then tho fourth membar
changed his vot io Saulnbury.
TOPES' A, ITan., .Tan. 2D. William
IT. Thompson of Garden City, a Domo
crat, was elected Uniid States senal-or
to uucceod Oharlea Curtia by; tho Kan-w-p
legielaturo in noint session today.
Tho vote tvm practically unanimous.
LITTLTD 11O0E, Art., Jan. 29. Jos
eph T. Jlobincon. Domocrat, vus today
elected. United Statctt F.onator to tnc
ceed tho lato Jeff Davis by tho Arkan
sas logislaturo in joint session.
Mr. Itoblnson's election to tho eenato
Is for tho long term beginning March 4.
Ho has Krrved several terms tu con
gress, resigning hlH neat a tow weeks ago
to qualify for governor.
SANTA FI3, X. M.. Jan. tB. The slate
legislature ln Joint session today ratified,
thn cleotlon of Senator A. B. Fall. The
Democrats voted with tho Republicans
on u. resolution to declare- Pall eloctod.
Only throe volua vrere recordeJ against It.
CHTTTBfvNTT:, TTyo.. Jan. :n. Tlio
Wyoming leglolaturo ln Joint session to
day nt noon ratified tho election of Sen
ator Francis K. Warren to succeed him
self In the United States senate Son
ulnr Warren was present and acknowl
edged tho honor with a. short address.
CARSON CITV, Nov. Jan. 23. Tho
Nevada legislature in Joint session short
ly after noon toduy formally ratified the
election of Key Pitt man to succeed tho
lato Or. S. Nixon In the United States
senate, Sonator Plltmnn was prcacnl
when the ratification wax niado and
promised to carry out pledges made dur
ing the recent campaign.
NOTE DRAFTED
BY THE ALLIES
IS PRESENTED
j
Peace Negotiations Are De
clared Off by Envoys, and
Armistice Will Be
Denounced.
CONSTANTINOPLE .
SITUATION GRAVE
Turkish Soldiers Said to Be
Fighting- Among Themselves
in the Defenses Around
Tchatalja.
VIENNA, Jan. 29. A dispatch
from Sofia says:
"In accordance with the deci
sion of tlic government, army
headquarters have been, ordered to
terminate the armistice tomorrow.0
LONDON", Jan. 30. Tho Con
stantinople correspondent of tho
Times learns that tho portc's roply
to tho powers will offer further ter
ritorial concessions west of
Adrianoplc as the price of retaining
Adrianoplc, and will suggest some
arrangement with regard to the
Aegean islands.
ONDON, Jan. 20. Tho peace nego-
Ltlatlons. which reached a deadlock
over the cession of Adrlanoplo on
January 6, finally were broken to
day by a note which tho pleni
potentiaries of tho BnJkan allies pre
sented to Rcchad. Pasha, head of the
Turkish delegation.
Notwithstanding this rupturo there still
arc optimists in tho diplomatic world who
hope a resumption of tho war yet may
be averted, cither through freEh proposals
that Turkey is reported to bo including
ln the note sho wlU deliver to the powers
tomorrow, or through the fall of Ad
rianople, boforo activities .can ba -begun
again at tho Tchatalja linos.
Have No Hope of Peace.
A majority of the Balkan delegates re
fuse to admit tho likelihood of cither con
tingency, believing that tho life of tho
Young Turk government depends upon
tho resumption of .ie war even If tho
allies should be willing to postpone the
conflict. They are of tho opinion that
the present failure of diplomacy, at the
worst, only is an Interlude, however, for
they will leave four representatives in
London to undertake the aottlcment
anew.
Reclmd Pasha, after receiving the
note, unld:
"Tho consequences may be of tho x-rav-cst
nature The responsibility lies not
aJono with tho nlllc6. but with lha pow
ers, who encouraged the Balkan states
and havo ohown no fairness toward Tur
key although bcforo tho war they had
proclaimed solemnly tho principle of tho
unchangcablllty of tho status."
Plan of Allies.
The plan of th allied governments so
far as tho plenipotentiaries aro informed
Is to concentrato their forces on Adrian
ople Immediately after tho expiration of
the proscribed four days, If the surrender
of that forlrran does not occur ln tho
meantime. They bollevo that a few
days bombardment by tho big nlcsro
battnrlcs which now surrourv? Adrian
oplc will brlngr nbout lis capitulation.
The BaJknJi representatlvef? dcchiro that
all reports that Rumnnla would aid Bul
garia against Turkey are unfounded, and
thcr add that if Rumania ohonld take
advantago of the opportunity to gain hor
territorial claims by forco while tho Bul
garlaji army is engaged with Turkey,
Bulgaria would let her occupy the ter
ritory sho dc.ma.nrtH. But nn soon as the
Bulgarian army disposed of tho Turks the
Bulgori would turn tholr attention to tho
Rumanians and attompt to maJto them
pay dearly for thin racial disloyalty
which tho Bulgarians consider would bo
treason.
Four Envoys to Remain.
The allies expect that a preliminary
treaty of peaco will bo signed in Adrlan
opla by th victorious Bulgarian and
Servian generaln and this win bo em
bodied in the treaty which will be oon
oludcd in Dondon, Each delegation 13
leaving ono ropresontativ in London to
await th roopenlng of the conference.
They will bo, for Bulgaria, Michael Mad
Joroff, rnlnl:tr at Iondou; for Greece,
j Stephanos Skoloudls; for Montenegro, M.
j Popovltch, formerly mlnlntnr at Constan
tinople, and for ScrvJa, Dr. M. B. Ves
nltch, minister to Franco.
Most of tho other datesr-tes will leavo
her before Monday. The Greek premier,
BIouthcrloH VwilaelcH, will visit Vienna,
Belgrndo, Sofia and Salonlkl on hlc homo
ward Journey, and this Ih. considered
tnnglblo proof that the allies are preserv
ing that unity that ntitonlshed Europe at
the beginning of tho war.
The Balkan dole-gates rellorate that
tho allies arc agreed on all questions, be
ing fully cognizant of tho fact that their
power lios In maintaining and strength
ening their compact. Titus it has been
arranged in general torms that Salonlkl
shall bn under th co-domlnlou of Bul
garia, Scrvlu and Grnceo, and that If
differences ar?so between the members
(Oontiuuod on Page Two,)
I
COALITION IN
ILLINOIS ENDS
THEHLOCK
William McKinley, a Chicago
Democrat, Elected Speaker
of the Lower House on
the 76th Ballot.
SENATORIAL TOGAS
FIGURE IN THE DEAL
L. Y. Sherman, Republican,
Said to Be in Line for Long
Term; Boeschenstein,
Democrat, for Short.
By International News Sericc.
SPRINGFIELD Jll Jan. 29. As the
result of a bipartisan coalition of
forty-six Republicans and thir-ty-sl.T
Democrats, William Mc
Kinley, Democrat, of Chicago
tonight was elected speaker of the Illi
nois house of representatives In the forty
eighth general assombly.
The breaking of the deadlock, which
had lasted since January S, came on the
seventy-sbtth ballot of tho session, the
eleventh to be taken today. The election
of William McKinley came on McKinley
day, when Republican members of the
house were wearing: carnations in their
buttonholes in honor of the martyred
president.
The throe weeks' deadlock was th re
sult of a split among tho Democrats and
the presence of twenty-four Progressive
members on tho Republican side. On the
Democratic side, ono faction those
Democrats who voted for William Lort
mcr for United States senator1 wero an
tagonistic to Governor Dunne, who had
announced that any Democrat who had
voted for Lorlmer could not be elected
speaker.
Democratic Split,
A separato phase of the situation was
a spilt among: tho 7-,ce O'Neill Browne
Democrats the Democrats who made tho
election of Lorlmer possible. On the
Republican side Iho twenty-four progres
sive Republicans refused to voto with the
regular Republicans.
Tho decisive ballot was taken after the
house had recessed fiftoen minutes to
allow the Republicans to hold a caucus
and their leaders lo engage In private
conferences.
Jt was openly charged on the floor that
tho bargain by the Republicans was that,
in return for their old, the Democrat:?
should Join with them in electing- D. Y.
Sherman (Republican) for United States
senator for the long term and Charles
BoeBchbnatein (Democrat) as senator for
tho 3hort term, to which William Ixirl
mcr onc0 claimed to bo elected. Eighteen
of tho thirty-six Democrat's who voted
with the forty-six Republicans arc classed
as belonging to tho Roger Sullivan group.
Ready for Business.
After electing McKlnloy as permanent
spcakor, appointing a credentials commit
too to notify tho governor and the senate
that It was ready to do business, the
houso adjourned until morning.
At 10 o'clock tomorrow morutiig the
houso and senate will meet ln Joint ses
sion and Speaker McKinley will canvass
the vote for Governor Dunno and tho
other Democratic alato officers and do
elaro them elected. There Js nothing to
prcvont tho inauguration of Govornor
Dunno, which is set for next Monday ut
noon at tho ulato house.
SLrnnuoun denial that ho Is a partner
to any bargain or agreement with thu
Republicans on tho scnatorshlp, or com
mittee chairmanships, in return for tholr
aid in his ejection was mode by Mr. Mc
Klnloy ln a npoech from the floor of the
houso when ho rose to nslc leave to ex
plain his voto on tho seventy-slxlh bal
lot for speaker.
APPOINTMENTS -
STILL HUNG UP
Republican Senators Unable to
Force an Executive Sessiou
to Take Action.
...
WASUIXGTOJ", Jan. i9.Thc aocond
skirmish between Ropubllcann and Dem
ocrats of the eenate over President Taft's
appointments rcoultod today In defeat of
tho Republican. Ah n. result thft Re
publican leAtlors hnd leru confidence ln
tholr ability lo break up thn' Democratic
opposition and to force action upon come
of the hundreds of pending appointments.
A motion for an . oxecutlvo session,
mado oorly In tho day by Senator Cul
lom, wits lost on a tlo voto. 31 to 81.
The DmoiTratn drew to their aid Sena
tors Brlstow and Da Foil est te, Repub
licans, and Polndcxter. Progressive, Af
ter a thorough canvas-s of tho innate
later, Republican leader could nco little
chance of breaking this deadlock ns ab
sent mombera were equally divided be
twocn the two parties.
It Is expected thAj another effort will
bo mado Friday by tho Ropubllcann to
tako up consideration of tho Taft ap
ipolntmcnts. Tho Democratic foroes aro
propared to continue the fill bus tor, vwi
Khould tho Republicans secure enough
votes to forca thi sonnto into oxccutlvc
eeseion.
t
Bullets Cure Tuberculosis
&
Salt Laker Is Discoverer
Consumptive's Attempt at
Suicide Strangely Reveals
Remedy to Doctor.
DID Chris Christonaon. -a-ifc slajer
and attempted suicide, unwit
tingly perform a successful oper
ation for the euro of tuberculosis
of the lungs, vrhon he shot
himself three times through the chest,
after shooting to death his wife,
Christina Chrlstcnscn, in the presence
of her children, at their home, cornor
of Seventh South and Second West
streets, on the evening of January 3?
Did tho seh'-lnttictcd wounds that
threatened to drain the would-be sui
cide's body of Us life fluid act Teally as
a life saver by admitting pure air that
stopped the progress of the dread wldto
plague, of which he waH a victim and
from which he expected ultimately to
die?
Christensen believes so.
Dr. H, B. Spraguc, who has attended
Christensen from tho first and has visit
ed him dally at St, Maries hospital dur
ing his convalescence, has become much
Interested in the disappearance of tho
symptoms of consumption, from which
disease Christensen had suffered for
years.
Not Without Precedent.
A well-established and successful sur
gical treatment for euro of tubercular
peritonitis embraces the opening np and
aeriatlon of tho 'abdominal cuvlty. The
oxygen-laden air does tho rest, attack
ing the tubercular germs and killing
thorn. Should Christensen bo found to
have recovered from consumption of the
lungs, will his effort at self-destruction
lmvc resulted in the scientific discovery
that the method for treating tubercular
peritonitis can bo applied with equal suc
coea to tlie cure of tuberculosis of the
lunga, even though the air bo admitted
through bullet holes inflicted .with the in
tent of self-destruction?
For some time past, the treatment as
applied to the tubercular infection of tho
abdominal cavity has been'i advocated, by
at least one physician of prominence, for
a lllco condition of the lungs. Dr. Sprague
admitted last night that im is dec-ply in
terested in the phenomenon of Chrlsten
sen's Improved condition, as to his lungs,
and raid that he- could offer no explana
tion for it. other than the possible cur
ative effect of tho air admitted to the
jiffccted area through the bullet holes.
Saved by Salt Water.
M the time Christensen shot himself,
he was removed Immediately to St.
Mark's hospital and an operation per
formed in an effort to save his life from
hemorrhage. To prevent death from
anemia, a. salt solution was. injected Into
his veins to lake the place of tfne blood
lost. Though tho three bullets, fired with
tho intent of piercing tho heart, had
passed through Chrlstonsun'o body Just
under tho vital organ aimed at, tho man
showed favorable symptoms under treat
ment from tho llrst, and hiB entire re
covery from the effects of the wounds
is now regarded tia almost cortain.
The possibility that rho wife elaj-er
and would-he suicide's act might lead lo
a scientific discovery that would prove a
boon to mankind, Av3dlc ho -was lntont
only upon doeds of violence, was suspect
ed by Dr. Spraguo soon after Christen
sen was ivcll on tho rond to recovery.
The man, ldmsclf, noticed that ho
coughed loss and that in spite- of his
wound he experienced less distress in his
lungs and no necessity for excessive ox
peotoration. As ht, -has progressed
toward convalescence, hio constitutional
condition nnj appeared to bo oven bet
ter than bcforo he waa wounded.
Slayer Is Curious.
Wondering at ids own Improved condi
tion and the noticeable loscenliwr of hlu
symptoms of consumption. Christensen
turned to Dr. Spraguc for an explana
tion, and waa told of the pontdblo cura
tive off cot of tho air admitted to hlu
chest cavity through tlic holes that hid
boon Intended to put an end to, rathnr
than to make possible the prolonging of
a life, growni distasteful. Slnco hear
ing the explanation, the man whose life
may be forfeited to the law in atonement
for his act In slaying his wife, has taken
a keen interest In his progress toward
health.
TESTIMONY ON
HILL ORE LEASE
Government Produces Addition
al Evidence Tending to
Prove Monopoly.
XJ3M" YORK, Jan. 2?. Today's hoar
tng ln the government suit for tho dln
solutlon of the United States atccl cor
Toration waa occupied with further tes
timony bearing on tha acquisition b!- the
corporation of tho II IH ore lea.B Gnd the
introduction of statistical ovldenco. P.
7-1. Nelson, tho ore expert who testified
ycBturday that In his opinion, tho Steel
corporation had paid an exorbitant prlco
fpr tho lease for the purpose of koiplug
tho ore out of thft hands of its competi
tors, wan cro-examlned.
Tho statlntical evidence vms produced
S&jJ' ""i? of thn sovornmonl by
William M. Gray, head of the statistical
ouroau of the American Iron &. Steel in
stitute, and supplemented 6lmllr evi
dence producod by the wltncw at a pre
jvlous hearing. It wo Intended to provo
that tho Steel corporation has onjovod
a monopolistic share of tho country's o"ut
put of Iron and stool.
It had boon expected that the govern
ment would contploto it case today, but
laok of timfi forced counrol io adjourn
thn examination of two edtfiUonal wJt
ntnii until tomorrow.
Dr. H. B. Spraguc.
C. M. CLn'stenscn. j
TRIES IIU VAIIU TO
GIVE JW MET
Japanese Approaches Citizens
on Main Street and Offers
(0 Part With -i5o.
With a profound bow and an apologetic
smile a well-dressed Japanese yesterday
approached a citizen on Main street and
offorcd him 51C0 in bills. The citizen
eyed the oriental skeptically and brushed
by. The undaunted Nipponese walked
further and npproaohed a second citizen
in the same courteous manner, offering
hia entire roll of bank notes, but In vain.
A third, a fourth, a llfth citizen was ac
costed and wa3 offered tho roll. But tho
Japanese elmply eoujdn't givo the money
away. Ifr. paced tho business streets for
nourly an hour without a laker.
No One Wanted Money.
Was it a now confidence gamog "Was j
it "too oaty?" Or what wan U? These !
questions probably passed through the
minds of those who were approached by
tlie almond-eyed stranger. Whatever each
ono may havo thought. It Is ocrtnln
that tho Japaneso couldn't get rid of the
money in tho business heart of tho city
after an hour's attempt.
Kvnn Arthur wa the last cltjscn np
proaohed and was struck with tho deject
ed mien of tho .hi pan cue. Mr. Arthur,
knowing that Horace S. ISnsJgn conversed
fluently in.Tapancse, induced the orlentnl
stranger by making iIgns to go to tho
Vermont building. Mr. TSnsign was out.
but Secretary D. F. Oollctt of tho Utah
Manufacturers association culled Alum
O. Taylor on the telephono and asked
Mr. Taylor to talk to the discouraged
man from Nippon.
Janitor His Guide.
The pad fcico of the little brown man
lit up wonderfully when lie heard his na
tive tongu over the telephone. A nrin
uto later he was escorted to Mr. Tay
lor's office, the money held t-ecurely by
his guide, the janitor of tho Vermont
building.
Datev Mr. Taylor made it known that
the young Japanese was searching for a
wife a "white" wife. Ht had been of
fering ?1G0 to anyono Who would atnlat
him to scoure an American bride. Ac
cording to Mr. Taylor, tho Japanese de
clared ho was perfectly willing to give
$160 for a "white" wife, also that $150
was juot half of all hi worldly posses- I
slons. 1
1
Youth BurnH to Death.
SHERIDAN, "IVyo., Jan. 20. Albert
Brunz, aged 22 years, wsb burnod to
death last night In a fire which con
sumed his homo at tho Monarch roal
camp north of this city. Flv other men
narrowly o7oapd.
LIQUOR ISSUE I
IN VARIED FORM I
BEFORE ROUSE I
Six Bills Aimed to Further
Regulate and Restrict Traf
fic in Intoxicants Intro
duced in Single Day.
BAR SHIPMENTS H
INTO DRY TOWNS H
Salt Lake Dealers Say Pas- !H
sage of Proposed Legisla-
Won Would Throw Busi- jH
ness to Other States. H
Six lianor bflls introduced. 11
Bill presented materially chans
ins present Juvonilo court nyBtom.
Farmiugton riolegatton appears
heforo judiciary committee in sup- H
port of anti-pool soiling bill. ItH
Bills introduced prohibiting sale
of tobacco, opium and othor nar-
cotics to persons undor 21 yoara. '"H
BUI introduced appropriating-
520,000 annually for destruction of H
gophers, ground sauirrcli; and prai-
ric dogs. illl
.H
TUB liquor question was reopened
Rood and wide yesterday in the.
trtate legislature when tilx liquor
"bills Tvero Introduced lu the bens
.on ehaK the Municipal I-us
ZL ' Tile most far-reachlnff of the M
bills, so far aa Salt Lake and Ogden ai. 'M
concerned. Is N0. 64. This proposed fflw
ure prohibits any manufacturer or dealer H
from shipping liquor. Including beer, of 'H
course. Into "dry" territory, "rrlth the "H
intent to distribute" the liquor. LtqU0
dealers who wero asked about the sneas- 'H
uro yesterday afternoon declared tha' 'H
the measure, if passed, would take a'-
that clas of the business from Sal iake
and Ogden .dealers and send it to Denver H
ban l ranclsco and other outside cities .H
Moreover. wJ:oIcsale dealers ay. the of
icct of the act would In no sense Teduc- 'M
the consumption of intoxicants, but that
probably more wtisky than beer wouW
be used on account of the more conven
lent form In Trtilcli whisky could bo
shipped in from distant places. .H
"Intent" Clause a Bar. H
So far as the clause i concerned le- -M
fcardlng intent, wholestdo dealers
they cannot afTord (o taJf6 any cJianec' lM
as it would be Impossible for them to
ioiow wlicthcr the person to whom thev
consigned liquor would dispose o' It af- 'H
tcrwards or drink it himself. They refer
to shipments to dnis stores In thfa con- rH
nection, polnUng- out that it may be mor
ally certain that drag stores use the 1,- 'H
juor accordlnsr to ia.w, but no far as tho 'M
wholeialera know they might sell It ovc
a bar. In the event that any one cold
hquor in dry territory received xrom . 'M
wait Lake wholesaler, that wholesaler
would be mad a party to tlie Infraction 'M
of the law, although he, might have mad
his sniprnont in ontiro good faith. il
Local wholesale liquor dcalera yccter
day were unanimous in tho following
statement:
The passage of such a bill will
merely tako away any business wldch iH
Salt Lake Is now getting and permit
the sim to go to dealers m othr ''M
states. It will hardly decrease the
consumption of liquor at proseut in -H
"dry territory" and will mean that
the consumer win do business with
.Danver, San Ifrancieco. Lab, .Vrtyelov H
and even towns as closo to Iho ntatf 1
as Evanston. IVyo.. and Iho border
towns of Nevada. Idaho ha now sl
similar law to tho one prpoosed In the '!H
house yesterday und a gTeat deal of H
liquor Is shipped to Jdaho towns from H
Ontario, Or., wlilch formerly cain
from Bolae dealers. Boiso and the rl
state of Ua ho lose th btibinees and PH
Ontario gets tbo profits and the coil
sumption or liquor in tho Idalio towns
docs not seem to docrcose. A brevr- 'j'H
ery In. tho city of Nampa, Idaho, '
which town i5 "dry," la permitted to
run, but none of its product must bn
sold in Idaho. A wholesale houeo it 'H
established in Ontario, Or., and or- ,
.deni from Nampa and other Idaho fl
cities ore placed through the On- H
tario branch, where they are filled tJ
and tho product uhlpped Into Idaho rfll
again. Tho wliolcealor losos no trade, ''1
but tho railroads profit. We do not iH
think that less "hooao" will bo con- :
binned In Utah If tho bill should pass ''-IH
but Salt Lake and Utah will bo dn- i'l
prVvcd of tho profit which will go to ll
other statca." Lil
Not "Taking Chances."
The dealers ray they will take no l
chances in shipping liquor In umall quan- H
titles ordered by private individuals and !-H
which will apparently be used by the in- vl
divlduals allliouoh a clause lu the con
tract Implies that it is .only unlawful to
ship or procure tho shipment of liquor :H
from "wet" to "dry" territory with in- f!
tent to distribute it anion? other pnr- f
sons. Tho abscrt that thoy are not f H
able to know whether tho liquor will bo f'H
used solely by tho por?on ordeiinc it or j H
whether it will be distributed, and Ui?s i'l
Intend to take no chances If tho bill in j H
passed. I flH
AIeu thn bill provides that the iube-
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