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LOOKOUTFOR Loocu T FOR THE NEW YEAR HERALD IT COMES OUT O ON SUNDAY SUNDAYuu AY AYI
I uu 1ir N THE SAL SALT TLA LAKE HERALD HERALDN4I I WEATHER LAST FOR EDITION SAIT TI TIN LiAKfi LiAKfiI f fWEATHER
7H I Silver 61c lc c por ounce ounceCoppor ounceAl ounceEstabhshed
N4I Al J > Coppor casting I8c 18 per er pound poundLoadin OUl1d OUl1du
u 1 EstablishedJune Es Estabhshed b r1r une e 6 1870 SALT LAKE CITY UTAH SATURDAY DECEMBER 30 1905 12 PAGES Price Five Cents Loadin ore fiU 360 Now ow York or f U 41
RUSSIAN REDS REDSSUFFER REDSS REDSSUFFER
SUFFER S U FF E RD DEFEAT DEFEATSignal EFEATI
I
Signal Failure of f AttempVto A Atteinpb p t to Over Overthrow Overtlu9 Oveithiow ¬
throw tlu9 the t theGovernment eGQvePi Go vernment vernmentCONFLICT nt
ft ftCONFLICT 1i 1iCONFLIGJ
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CONFLICT WAS HOPELESS HOPELESSJ
J n l f rr < tyt t tfi r rJl
Jl JTtt fi fiACTS T J 1 1ACTS
ACTS O OF OF TERRORISM TERRORISM GENERAL GENERALtYEXPECTED GENERALtYEXPECTED GENERALIYEXPECTEDS
tYEXPECTED tYEXPECTEDT tYEXPECTEDST
0 T PETERSBURG Dec PC 2fl 2 20The The Thesuppression Thesuppressi
ST 0 suppression suppressi nof ofthe of tha insurrection inau r CtI n t tMoscowfi t1tosc tMocOW
Moscowfi 1tosc w j And thin th oectalnty tln t1 tlmt tlmtsimilar t1ftltsimilar tlmtRimilar
similar uprisings elsewhere eiSeh evhere re will wlllbe wlllberushed be becrushed becrushed
crushed markod the collapse of the thefirst thefirst thefirst
first attempt of th the reds to over overthrow overthrow dV i ithrow
throw the government arms and ad administers admlnlst adTnInsthrs ¬
ministers mlnlst rs a n defeat from which It is not notbelieved notblUeved notb11eved
believed in government circles the rev revolutionaries revolutionaries revulutlonarics ¬
olutionaries can quickly q k recover recoverHopeless r recoverHopeless covcr covcrHopeless
Hopeless Conflict ConflictNow ConflictNow ConfUctNow
Now that the smoke of battle Jsj is isclearing s slearlng
clearing away the utter hopelessness hopelessnessof hopele ne neof
of the conflict seems to be apparent apparentThe apparentThe apparentThe
The populace held aloof and not a sin single singb In Ingl ¬
gle gl militaryuni military unl actually a tIny joined the therevolutionaries therf therevolutionaries
revolutionaries rf > Even cn the general generalstrike generalstrike generaltr1ke
strike crumbled under their fe feet t by bytheir bytheir byt
t their challenging and precipitating a ar arm1Uct
1 r inflict before the proletariat organiza organizations orcanizaHons organizaI ¬
I tions were prepared The government governmentf t tr
I f cured a comparatively compar Uvely easy eas though thoughruthless thoughruthless thoughruthless
ruthless viotory and it is believed in inhigh In11lgh Inhigh
high official officl ilolrole olrclea Q1ro1 that the organiza organizations orKanizatlons organizations ¬
tions have bft VEl been so demoralized and anddisrupted anddisrupted anddisrupted
disrupted by the blow and by the ar arr arrpst arrtst
r rpst st of their most able leaders that It Itwould Itould itould
would ould be impossible for t r them to at attempt attfmpt attempt ¬
tempt the coup poupplanned18r planned for rt the anni anniversary an11ifrsary ann annversary ¬
versary of Bloody Sunday In des desperation despE desperation ¬
peration pE rat1on undoubte undobtetH3 tty th the revolution revolutionaries lev01utionaries revolutionaries ¬
aries will again h have v recourse to acts actsof actsof actsof
of terror which they will spring at the themost themost themost
most unexpected moment momentCountry momentCount momentCountry
Country Count y Quieting Down DownThp DownTh DownThe
The Th country has quieted down and andthe andthf andthe
the cabinet now hopes that the selec selections selections elections ¬
tions to the douma are assured and andthat andthat andthat
that the government can devote its itstime itstimE itstime
time to the suppression of the revolt in inthe inthE inthe
the Baltic provinces and more especial especially ¬
ly to the solution of the agrarian ques question question questlon ¬
tion If moans rnennScnnot cannot eann be found to in insome insme Insame
some measure satisfy the land huner hungerof huneror
of the peasants before spring the uni universal universal Un Unversal ¬
versal opinion Is that the peasants pea ts ev everywhere e eerywhere everywhere ¬
erywhere yill rise The landed ll 1tded pro proprietors Proprietors prQprietors ¬
prietors seem to be convinced c of o this thisto thisto thisto
to such an extent thatthe that the iandlpri iandlpriIn Lnc lprl lprlin
In the neighborhood of f l1 Minsk are sx 1 call calling c1lIng cs4lIng ¬
ing their ttnants together tOlJ ther and andl anda r vol voluntarily vo vountarily 01 01untarlly > ¬
untarily arranging the distribution of ofa ofa ofa
a portion of their private holdings holdingsupon holdingsupon holdingsupon
upon terms satisfactory to the thepeu thepeuants theants peas peasants ¬
ants
RUMORS RUMOR SET S i AFLOAT AFLOATReds AFLOATReds FLoAT FLoATReds
Reds Say Government G Vernment Is Plotting PlottingMassacre PlottingM PlottingMassacre
Massacre M ss re of Jews JewsSt JewsSt JewsSt
St Petersburg Doe 29 650 p m mPter mPtcr mPter
Pter Struve editor of the Osvobojde Osvobojdenlc
nlc 14 Emancipation who has again againrhifted againfhlfted againrhifteil
rhifted his position po ltfon publishes a ringing ringingarticle ringingartiClf ringingarticle
article > this afternoon In which hlch he ad admits admits admlts ¬
mits the defeat of the attempt aimed aImedat
at the overthrow of the government governmentHe
He 1I says the attempt of course was wasmadness wasm1dness wasmadness
madness and was bound to be extin extinguished extinguishedin extinguished ¬
guished guishedin in blood Nevertheless he al alIrges alItgEs alliges
Irges there was a heroic spirit behind behindIt
It which w Ich shouldterrify the government governmentAnother p governmentAnother > > vernment vernmentnCJther
Another such victory and R4 the govern government governflicnt overn overnnc ¬
ment nc nt Is lost says M Struve who In Inconclusion inconCluslon Inconclusion
conclusion summons all the forces of ofemancipation ofcill3nclpatlon ofemancipation
emancipation to bury bui thetjLrSis t1 lttan8ionli thetanaIonznrd lttan8ionlilwl nsions nsionsand
and to unite In a final struggle struggleTho struggleThp struggleTh
Tho Th report that Lieutenant General GeneralLstchenko GeneralL5tchenko GeneralLrtchenko
Lstchenko has been b en wounded Is not nottue nottJE
4 tue tuei tueThe > t tThE
i The League Leai League c of f Beayues qe 1i 8 > l ZP1tt e Sp1tf pm one onei oneltion
I ltion i rtion favoring A continuance of the thesfrike thesrike
4 srike and another the abandonment of oflcnt oflent
4 lent tactics and cooperation in inpeaceful inJpaceful Injeaceful
peaceful preparation for the work of ofthe orthf ofthe
the douma doumaWith doumaUh doumaWith
With Uh the evident object obje < it of Inflaming Inflamingprntiment inflamingfintlm Inflamingrntiment
prntiment fintlm nt abroad abr d the th revolutionary revolutionaryaarnts revolutionarya revolutIonaryants
ants a nts are putting out a a story to the theeffect thecirt theffet
effect that the government Is deliber deliberately dcllbcratf1y deliberately ¬
ately plotting a general massacre of ofJews otJfws ofJews
Jews These agents display what pur purforts purr purrorts
forts r orts to be the text of an appeal by a arabbi aTlbbi artbbi
rabbi addresse to the Jews to fight fightr fighttainst
r gainst aln t the cross which they declare declareIt
It J being printed by the ministry of ofmarine otrn1rIne ofmarine
marine for distribution among the Ig lgrorant Igrorant I Irorant
rorant classes with the object of pro producing ProdurlnJ producing ¬
ducing a concerted attack Investlga Investlgati Inyest1gatlnn InvesUgatirn
ti tlnn n fails to substantiate the charge chargethat chargethat chargethat
that the government Is favoring any anysuch anysuch anysuch
such document documentThere documentThere documentThere
There was a slight isht relapse on the thdbourse thebourse th thbourse
bourse today Imperial 4 4s were Quoted Quotedat
at 8012 80 12
NO OHNGE OA ANGE AT RIGA RIGAStrikers RIGAStrikers RtGAStrikers
Strikers So Far F r rRave Aa Rave e J Nt ot Gjyen X yen n Up Upthe Upthe Upthe
the Struggle StruggleRiga StruggleRIga StruggleRiga
Riga Livonia Dec 2S via Eydtkuh Eydtkuhrv
rv r pn n East Prussia Dec 29 9Thero There has hasteen hasIfen huiren
teen no breaje br in the general strike strikehere strikehHf strikehere
here None of o the newspapers ap appeared a arparfd apreared ¬
reared today The inhabitants are not notmolested notmolpsted notmolested
molested by the revolutionists Other Otherwise Otberw Otherwise ¬
wise w 1sE the situation remain n unchanged unchangedFeveral unchangcdPpnral unchangedieveral
Feveral thousand thous fefrohitlentsts assem assembled assembled ¬
bled yesterday At the tbebutldlng building of the thesocialist theFIalist
socialist 1 laIlst organization for fortbe the purpose purposeof
of holding a sreneral meeting meettn when whena
a frree of troop arrived unexpectedly unexpectedlyTh unexpected1Th
Th > infantry surrounded the building buildingwhile bulldlngwhile buildingwhile
while the cayalr jbarred bar barred the jkdjacent jkdjacentstreets Jtdjacentstrfets djacentstrcets
streets and qtilwflrins q014llring < rnl ftrlnc guns were wereplaced werepI1 wereplced
placed pI1 red at the corners of the t e streets streetsrrarest streetsTfarest streetsrarest
rarest the hall After these the prepara preparatn9 preparatons preparatins
tons had been made the commander commanderthe
< Cr the troops entered the thebaU ball with withcmpany u ucompany a arnmpnny
company of Infantry and announced to tothf toth toth
thf th revolutionists that they were sur sur1Minded surlunc surrundcd
1Minded 1MindedHe lunc rundcdHe d dUe
He asked ask d them th8m4 i dteper Ptr e quietly quietlyand quf qutt1ycud tly tlyDtHl I
and to deliver up their arms as other othervise OUllwisp othervIs
vise the building would he bombarded bombardedM >
M i st t of the leaders lend rs Jjoweve owewLhad had al alrr alxc
rr 1 y escaped unnotlcerf through tlr ugh a af aftet aet
f ftet ret et door loading IOBdln Into te t P court yard yardThe yardrpmalnder yardnc
The nc remainder declare that tha t they I bad 11MfO badrO a4 a4r
r fO o arms J rms whgrpunpn Wh r n theY th thirehed Ui Uir ftrt ftrtf
r f arched by th t th4 JMBprg lre lre11n Th < Oletti4 Oletti4hnn1 e ehr
hr hnn1 m arms were not n nottoud fmird were ere al alInwed a111wed alIiwed i
Inwed to rve r v the bulflin while hne 1801 1801v 160 160o 180Fe
v o < re arrested after being disarmed d disarmedI
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OLD BOLDDEED DEED OF A ACLEVER ARASCAL ACLEVER
CLEVER RASCAL RASCALSeattle
Seattle Theatre Owner OwnfrHeld Held Up in a aFashionable aFashionable aFashionable
Fashionable Hotel HotelM HotelM HotelSM
M GOLDSMITH OUT 2750 2750MR
MR BURKE OF BUTTE TURNED TURNEDTHE TURNEDTH TURNEDTHETRICK
THE TH THETRICK THETRICKC E TRICK TRICKk
C k EATTLE Wash Taah Dec D ee 29 29Mose 29MoseGoldsmith Mose MoseGoldsmith
8 0 Goldsmith theatrical booking bookingagent bookingagent bookingagent
agent and owner of the Strand Strandtheatre Strandtheatre Strandtheatre
theatre of this city was held up in inroom throoni a aroom
room of the Lincoln hotel h tel one of the themost theInost theinost
Inost most fashionable hostelries in Seattle Seattlethis Se Seatttlthis ttl ttlthis
this afternoon by byft a man who gave his hisname hisname hisname
name as Burke and made to pay over
2700 It was one of the boldest planned plannedtricks plannedtrIcks plannedtrleks
tricks ever turned in this city cityYesterday cityYesterday cityYesterday
Yesterday Goldsmith received a tel telephone telephone telephone ¬
ephone message from Burke who whostated whostated whostated
stated that he had a proposition to tomake tomake tomake
make A meeting was arranged in an anuptown anptown anuptown
uptown office Burke said he was from fromButt fromButte fromButte
Butte Mont and owned a half interest interestIn
In the Miner of that city He said he hehad hehad hehad
had 18000 to invest and would like to tobuy tobu tobuy
buy bu an interest in Goldsmiths theat theatrical theatrIcal theatneal ¬
rical business He showed what pur purported PlJfported pluported ¬
ported to be a draft on the Butte ButteMiner ButteMIner ButteMiner
Miner for that amount Goldsmith said saidhe saidhe saidhe
he would sell him an interest in his histwo histwo histwo
two vaudeville theatres in this city for forthat forthat forthat
that amount It was agreed that Gold Goldsmith Goldsmith Goldsmith ¬
smith should have the papers drawn up upby upby
by his attorney attorneyAnswered attorneyAnswered attorneyAnswered
Answered Telephone Call CallToday CallToday CallToday
Today Goldsmith received a tele telephone telephone telephone ¬
phone call from Burke from the Lin Lincoln Lincoln Lincoin ¬
coln hotel asking him to come up and andtalk andtalk andtalk
talk over the deal Goldsmith and an anemploye anemploye anemploye
employe named Cohen went up going goingto
to a room on the top floor They were weremet weremet weremet
met by b Burke who stated that he hewished hewishe hewIsheI
wished wishe to talk to Goldsiri h personally personallyCohen personal1yCohen personallyCohen
Cohen went to the office otu e and Gold Goldsmith Goldsmith Goldsmith ¬
smith remained with Burke The first firstthing firstthing firstthing
thing the latter did after Cohen left leftwas 1eftwas leftwas
was to tell Goldsmith to read a letter letterlying letter1ying letterlying
lying on a table in the room This let letter letter letter ¬
ter stated that Burke needed 2750 2750very 2750ycry 2750very
very badly and if Goldsmith did not notcome notcome notcome
come through with that amount his hishead hishend hishead
head would be shot off Goldsmith Goldsmithturned Goldsmithturned Goldsmithturned
turned to his companion and looked lookeddown lookeddown lookeddown
down the barrel b rrel of a revolver revolverForced revolverForced revolverForced
Forced to Write Check CheckWrite CheckWrite CheckWrite
Write out a check for the amount amountcommanded amountcOlnmanded amountnmanded
commanded nmanded Burke and send the hotel hotel6lerk hotellerk hotellerk
6lerk lerk to the bank for the money mone 500 in ingold ingold ingold
gold and the balance In 100 bills billsGoldsmith billsGoldsmith billsGoldsmith
Goldsmith did as told and called up upCashier upCuhler upCashier
Cashier Lane of the Scandinavian bank bankto bankto bankto
to say sa the check was wa all right and pay paythe pn pnthe paythe
the same as directed The hotel clerk clerkP clerkF
F R Fleming was wa called to the room roomBurke roomBurke roomBurke
Burke keeping Goldsmith covered and andshielding andsbleldIn andshielding
shielding the gun from Flemings sight sightAfter sightAtter sightAfter
After Fleming had gone Burke told toldGoldsmith toldGoldsmith toldGoldsmith
Goldsmith to order drinks for two twowhich twowhich twowhich
which he did and after the clerk re returned returned returned ¬
turned with the money mone he ordered two twomore twomore twomore
more for which he made Goldsmith Goldsmithpay GoldsmIthpay
pay
Shook Hands and Left LeftPocketing LeftPocketing LeftPocketing
Pocketing the money Burke informed informedGoldsmith InformedGoJdsmlth Informedckldsmlth
Goldsmith that he was a gentleman gentlemanand
and shook ook hands h nds with him himHe himHe himHe
He also fils > said he would not take Gold Goldsmiths Goldsmlths Goldsmiths ¬
smiths diamonds He then made Gold Goldsmith Gold8mlth Goldsmith ¬
smith go into the bathroom and warned warnedhim warnedhim warnedhim
him to make no outcry for fifteen min minute3 minuteJ mm mmUte3
ute3 He then locked the door and left leftAfter lcftAftE leftAfter
After AftE > r waiting for about ten minutes minutesGoldsmith minutesGoldrmlth minutesGo1dmith
Goldsmith began yelling and attracted attractedthe attractedthe attractedthe
the attention of a woman In the next nextroom nextroom nextroom
room The porter was sent for and andGoldsmith andGoldsmith andGoldsmith
Goldsmith liberated liberatedThe llberatedThe liberatedThe
The police were notified at once and anddetectives anddeteetlveg anddetectives
detectives placed on the case Gold Goldsmith Goldsmith Goldsmith ¬
smith described Burke as being of ofmedium ofmMlfum ofmedium
medium height hei ht and fairly well dressed dressedHis dressedHhll dressedHis
His hair and moustache were jet black blackand blackand blackand
and his eyes light blue which causes causesGoldsmith causesGoldsmith causesGoldsmith
Goldsmith to think he was disguised disguisedTwo dIsguisedTwo disguisedTvo
Two trains of the Great Northern Northernand Northernand Northernand
and Northern Pacific left the city at 4 4oclock 4oclock 4oclock
oclock and the police believe he caught caughtone caughtone caughtone
one or the other The police along the thelines theUnes thelInes
lines of both have been notified of the theholdup theh01duu theholduu
holdup and asked to search all trains trainsCashier trainsCahir trainsCashier
Cashier Lane of the Scandinavian Scandinavianbank ScandInavianbank Scandinavianbank
bank telegraphed tele raphed to Butte and learned learnedthat learnedthat learnedthat
that no such man as BurkA has any in interest inteJp interest ¬
terest teJp t whatever in the Miner Chief ChiefDelaney ChiefDelaney ChiefDelaney
Delaney says It is the cleverest piece pieceof
of work in the history of the depart department department departmOnt ¬
ment
4 4NO CIa 4 4NO
NO PARDON FOR IRELAND IRELANDTopeka IRELANDToPfka IRELANDTopka
Topeka Wan Dec 3tGovornor Hoch Hochi Hochannounced Hochannounced
i announced tonight that he had decided decidednot decidednot decidednot
not to pardon Arthur E Ireland third thirdvice thirdvlee thirdvice
vice president of the Ul American Federa Federation Federation FederaUon ¬
tion of Labor who was sentenced to the theCowley theCO18Y theCo1ey
Cowley county jail for six ix months for forassaulting forAuJtfng forassaulting I
assaulting a nonunion non lnion machinist em employed employed employed ¬
ployed by the Santa Fe Railway com company company cornpany ¬
pany panyThe panyThebuildtng panyThe
The Thebuildtng building was then occupied by bythe bythe
the troops Cossacks and dragoons are areconstantly arecOJ1fltantly arecorstantly
constantly galloping through the thestreets thestreets thestreets
streets dispersing d crowds wherever whereverthey whereverthey whereverthey
they are gathered ga thered The dragoons es especially especially especially ¬
pecially seem to be furious and are areshooting areshooting areshooting
shooting and striking everywhere everywhereabout everywhereabout everywhereabout
about them This action is probably
In revenge for the treatment of their theircomrades theIrcomrades theircomrades
comrades at Tukum and Talson TalsonExploded Ta1sonExploded TalsenExploded
Exploded by Accident AccidentDvinak AccidentDviuJt AccidentDvlni
Dvinak West Telat Russia Doc 29 29A 29Atrike 29Astrike A Astrike
strike was declared here today Mar Martial lIartlal Martial ¬
tial law la has been proclaimed By the theaccidental theacoidtal theaccidental
accidental explosion of a bomb at a ameeting am ameeting
meeting m t1ng of workmen last night n ht eight eightpersons oihtpenona eightpersona
persons were tiled and twentyeight twentyeightwere twentyeI ht htwer
were wer Wounded WoundedLightsvTurned WoundedLightsTurned
LightsvTurned On OnMoscow OnMoscow OnMoscow
Moscow Dec 29 3The The electric light lighting lightlig ¬
ing system was restored r at 3 oclock oclockthis oclockth
this th afternoon att rJ ool Tho streets arc grad gradually graduafly ¬
ually assuming uminl the the4r r normal condition conditionIt
It ia I probable that the railroads will willscon viiIsoon
soon commence their regular regularschcd regularschcdules ached schcdules achedules
ules
> Martial Law Proclaimed ProcalmedDetdki ProcnirnedJegdkieff
5erdieiieff Detdki tc Southwest Sou 41wcst Russia Dec DecSS DecrMartlal Dec9Martial
SS rMartlal Martial law 111 w has been proclaimed proclaimedhere proclaimedhere
here
4
WOMENS CLUBS TO URGE U GE THE THE UNSEATING OF SENATOR SMOOT I
Awaiting an Opportune Moment Iiromeitto to Present Petitions Pe tions
REBATES PAID PAIDBY PAIDBY PAIDBY
BY BURLINGTON BURLINGTONRailroad
1 1Railroad
Railroad Indict Indicted d by Federal Grand GrandJury GrandJury Grandrury
Jury at Chicago ChicagoTWO ChicagoTWO ChicagoTWO
TWO OFFICIALS INCLUDED INCLUDEDLATTER INCLUDEDLATTER INCLUDEDLATTER
LATTER REQUIRED TO FURNISH FURNISH5OOO
5000 BAIL BAILiHICAGO BAI BAILrt L LCHICAGO
rt iHICAGO Dec 29 29The The federal federalj federalgrand
CHICAGO J j grand Jury today returned anin anindictment an in indictment indictment ¬
dictment against the Chicago Bur Burlington Burlington Burlington ¬
lington Quincy railroad Darius Mill Miller Miller Miller ¬
er first vice president and C G Burn Burnham Burnham Burnham
ham foreign freight agent on the thecharge thecharge I Icharge
charge of granting railroad rebates rebatesThe rebatesThe I IThe
I
The indictment charges that the re rebates rebates ¬
bates were all granted to the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States Steel Products company of New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York a subsidiary company to the theUnited theUnited theUnited
United States Steel company All of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the shipments on which the indictment indictmentalleges indictmental1eges Indictmentalleges
alleges rebates were paid were made madefrom madefrom madefrom
from six cities citiesElwood Elwood Ind Martins MartinsFerry MartinsFerIJ MartinsFerry
Ferry 0 Plttsburg Pa New Castle CastlePa CastlePa CastlePa
Pa Cleveland 0 and Joliet Ill to toVancouver toVancouver toVancouver
Vancouver B C Twentysix separate separateoffenses separateoffenses separateoffenses
offenses are charged chargedRebate charsedRebate chargedRebate
Rebate of Thirty Per Cent CentThe CentThe CentThe
The indictment further alleges that thatby thatby thatby
by an agreement between the defend defendants defendants defendants ¬
ants and a number of connecting rail railroads railroads railroads ¬
roads a Joint tariff was made and filed filedwith filedwith filedwith
with the Interstate commerce commis commission cornmisslon cmmizsion ¬
sion The freight rates were paid It Is Isdeclared Isdec1ared Isdeclared
declared In the indictment according accordingto
to the tariff but afterward a rebate of ofabout otabout ofabout
about 30 per cent was allowed to the theshippers theshippers theshippers
shippers In all cases the United States StatesSteel StatesSteel StatesSteel
Steel Products company was the re recipient teclpient recipient ¬
cipient of the money according to the theindictment theIndictment theIndictment
indictment indictmentAs
As soon as the Indictment was wa laid laidbefore laidbefore i
before Judge Bethea in the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States circuit court he fixed bonds of
5020 5 50 ineach in each case and the officials of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Burlington road were notified to tocall tocall tocall
call and give bail to the amount of 15
000 which they agreed to do without withoutdelay withoutdelay withoutdelay
delay
Evidence Is Direct DirectThe DirectThe DirectThe
The greater part of the evidence upon uponwhioh uponwhih uponwhich
which the indictment was voted is said saidto Raidto saidto
to have been furnished by T P Alder Alderof Alderof Alderof
of New York president of the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States Steel company J L Moore for foreign forelgn forolga ¬
eign traffic agent for the Burlington Burlingtonroad Burlingtonroad n nroad
road and G W Perry freight claim claimagent claimagent claimagent
agent of the Great Northern road roadAMONG roadAMONG roadAMONG
AMONG THE BREAKERS BREAKERSAstoria BREAKERSAstorIa BREAKERSAstoria
Astoria Ore Dec 29 29A A vessel sup supposed s supposed p pposed ¬
posed to be the French bark Jean Bap Baptifite Baptiste Baptiste
tiste coalladen from Newcastle N S SW Sv II
W Y is in the breakers under north seas seaswith seW3WIth seaswith
with both anchors down downThe downThe downThe
The bar tugs Tatoosh and Wallula are arenow arcnow arenow
now standing by and although she Is in ina ina ina
a dangerous position It is thought with withtheir witbtheir withtheir
their aid she ho will haul clear on the early earlymorning earlymG earlymcrrlng
morning mG lnS tide if no violent change ch nge In Inveather Infeather Inveather
veather conditions conditionsSan conditionsMARCHED conditionsMARCHED
e
MARCHED ONE THOUSAND MILES MILESSan MILESSan
San Antonio Tex Dec 29 roThe The Sixth Sixthbattery Sixthbattcry SIxthbattery
battery of the United States field artil artillery nrUl1ery artillery ¬
lery Is 6xJ x xeeted > eeted to march Into Fort Sam SamHouston SainHouston SamHouston
Houston tomorrow after a march of 1000 1000mile 1000ntiie I Imie
mile overlnnd oerlnndtrom from Fort Riley The bat battery battfo battr3 ¬
tery tfo kft Fort RIloy Nov 13 and Is now nownear nownenr nownear
near Austin This is I one on of the longest longestmarches longestmarches longestmsrches
marches ever made by a battery of ofar ofartUlen ar artillery artillery ¬
tillery In time of peace eaee
4
COMMITTEE MEETS NEXT SATURDAY SATURDAYFuturs
Futurs Procedure Pro edfJre in the Smoot Case Uncertain Until UntBthe the Mat Matter MltI Mltter Matter ¬ I
ter is Discussed DiscussedSen Senator tor Burrows De Dedines Declines Dcdines
dines to Make Predictions Predi tions
Special to The Herald HeraldASHINGTON HeraldWASHINGTON HeraldI
I A I ASHINGTON Dec 29 29Senator 29SenatorBurrows 29Senatorvy Senator SenatorBurrows
WASHINGTON vy Burrows stated today that he hewould hewould liewould
would call a meeting of the sen senate senate senate ¬
ate committee on privileges and elec elections elections elections ¬
tions for Saturday Jan 6 at which whichtime whichtime whichtime
time he expected the Smoot case would wouldbe wouldb wouldbe
be b discussed and a decision reached by bythe bythe bythe
the committee as to the future course courseof courseof courseof
of procedure in dealing with the case caseSenator caseSenator caseSenator
Senator Burrows said that he does doesnot doesnot doesnot
not known and could not predict what whataction whataction whataction
action the committee would take in inreference Inreference I Ireference
reference to the Question of reopening reopeningthe reovenlngthe
the Smoot case for the Introduction of ofadditional ofadditlona1 ofadditional
additional testimony He had not din discussed dlscuss dincussed ¬
cussed cuss d the case c e or any phase of It Itwith Itwith Itwith
with any of the members of his com committee committee cornmittee ¬
mittee and probably will not do so soprior soprior soprior
prior to Its meeting meetingSenator meetingSenator meetingSenator
Senator Sutherland saw Chief En ¬
gineer Newell of the reclamation ser service nervice ¬
vice today in reference to starting startingwork startingwork I Iwork
work on the Strawberry valley irriga irrigation irrigation Irrigatier ¬
tion project Mr Newell promised promisedthat promisedthat promisedthat
that the work should be taken up and andccmmenced andccmmenced andccmmenced
ccmmenced as soon as weather condi conditions conditions conditions ¬
tions would permit Surveys and esti estimates estimates estimates ¬
mates have already been made and andvery andyery andvery
very little work remains to be done by bythe bythe bythe
the reclamation service prior to let lettine letting letting
ting contracts contractsGeneral contractsGeneral contractsGeneral
General OReilly surgeon surgeon general of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the army has recommended the con construction construction construction ¬
struction of an army hospital at Fort FortDouglas FortDouglas FortDouglas
Douglas and an appropriation of 50
000 for building It ItSenator it itSenator itSenator
Senator Sutherland expects to take takethe takethe takethe
the matter up with the house and andsenate andsenate andsenate
senate military committees and will willendeavor willcrdeavor willendeavor
endeavor to have Surgeon General GeneralORelllya GeneralORelllys GeneralOReillys
ORelllya recommendation carried carriedinto carriedinto carriedInto
into effect by securing the appropria appropriation approprialion ¬ I Ition
tion required for the building
POPE PIUS GREATLY SCANDALIZED SCANDALIZEDAmerican I
American Woman Who Had Been Divorced Presented to the theRoman theRoman theRoman
Roman Pontiff PontiffOther Other Americans Who Failed Failedto FaHedto
to Bend the 1heKnee Knee
n OME Dec 29 29The The Vatican authori authoriL authorities
ROME r L ties have received remonstrances remonstrancesfrom
from several American bishops bishopsagainst bIshopsagainst bishopsagainst
against the audiences granted by the thepope thepope thepope
pope to Americans who In the opinion opinionof
of these bishops were not worthy of ofthe oft1e oft1l
the t1l honor which it is added created createddissatisfaction created4I createddIssatlsaction
dissatisfaction 4I s t factlon among the faithful faithfulThe faithfulThQ faithfulThe
The pope has also been informed that thatamong thatamQng thatamong
among the persons presented to him a afew atew afew
few days ago was an American woman womanwho womanwho womanwho
who had ben divorced This irritated
the pontiff who declared that such a apresentation Itpresentation apresentation
presentation must not occur again againThe againThe againThe
The officials of the Vatican are also alsorecalling 0150reca1llng alsorecalling
recalling that two Americans recently recentlyrefused recentlyrefused recentlyrefused
refused to kneel when the pope ap appeared appeared appeared ¬
peared and the persons having authori authority authority authorlty ¬
ty in these matters have been ordered orderedto
to be more strict in arriving at de decisions decIsions decisions ¬
cisions upon applications from Ameri Americans Americans Americans ¬
cans for audiences of the pope Amer American AmerIcan American ¬
ican applicants in the future must be berecommended berecommended berecommended
recommended by their respective bish bishops bishops bishops ¬
ops or have their applications support supported ¬
ed by a recognized official here
OLD MANS ANS WILL WAS NOT CHANGED CHANGEDDr CHAr GED GEDDr
Dr J W Simpson a New York Dentist Held for the Murder of ofHis ofHis ofHis
His FatherinLaw Bartley T Horner on Long LongIsland LongIsland LongIsland
Island Thursday
M ORTHPORT L I 11 Dec 29 29At At the theInquest theInquest theI
N I t1 Inquest held here today over the thebody thebody thebody
body of Bartley T Horner orner who whowas whowas whowas
was shot and killed by his soninlaw soninlawDr
Dr J J W Simpson a New York dent dentist dentIst dent1st ¬
ist Simpson was held on a charge of ofmurder ofmurder
I
murder by the coroner and was taken takenat
I
at once to a prison at Rivers Head HeadSensational HeadSensational HeadSensational
Sensational developments came out at atthe atthe atthe
the Inquest The autopsy disclosed that thatthere thatthere thatthere
there were two bullet wounds in the thedead thedead thedead
dead mans body about four f ur to six sixinches sixInches
inches apart One of the wounds was wasdirectly wasdirectly wasdirectly I
directly in line with the watch pocket pocketin
in the vest and a portion of the gold goldchain goldchaIn goldchain
chain was carried clear through the thebody thebody I
body by the force of the bullet and andimbedded andImbedded I
imbedded In the muscles of the back backMr backMr backMr
Mr Homer wasfor was wasforyears for years the southern southernrepresentative southernrepresentative southernrepresentative
representative of the Lorrillard tobacco tobaccofirm tobaccofirm tobaccofirm
firm
Testimony of the Widow WidowAt
At the inquest Mrs M Horner the thewidow thewidow thewidow
widow was the most important wit witness witness witness ¬
ness nessDr
Dr Simpson she declared mid In Inmy inmy j
my hearing at the supper table lastj last lastWedneSday lastWednesday
Wednesday evening the night of the theshooting theshooting theshooting
shooting that he wished the old man manmeaning manmeaning manmeaning
meaning my husband was dad diiadA dadA d dA
A few months ago my husband made madeup madeup madeup
up his mind to have his will changed changedHe
He was worth about 100000 I should shouldsay shouldsay shouldsay
say He wanted the will fixed so that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the fortune would not be squandered by
Dr Simpson SimpsonThe SimpsonThe BlmpsonThe
The lawyer arranged to come to toour toour toour
our house yesterday On Wednesday Wednesdaymy
my soninlaw arrived In New York Yorkand Yorkand Yorkand
and at the supper table declared that thatthe thqtthe thntthe
the will could not be changed thrt thrtsuch thrtsuch thrtsuch
such a thing was not possible Then he hemade hemade hemade
made the remark that he h wished Mr MrHorner MrHomier r rHomer
Horner was dead deadI
I
MYSTERY SURROUNDSMURDER SURROUNDS SURROUNDSMURDER
MURDER OF N ft M SHEETm SHEETmVictHllS SHEEIIVictims
Victims Revolver With Which Crime Is Comrfjit Comrfjitted Com Comted Commi Commited
ted Found in the Snow SnowRewards SnowRewards SnowRewards
Rewards Aggregating 1200 Offered by City4County City CityCounLyStateArmy Coun and andState au auStateArmy
State StateArmy Army of Suspects Rounded up by Police Officers Officersinquest OfficetInquest Office Officeinquest
inquest Will Be Held at 10 oclock This ThisMorning Morning Morningf
i + + + + + + + + + + + t + t + t + t + + + t + t + + + + + + t + + + t + J + t + + + t + + + t + t + t + + + t + t + t 4 + t t t + + t + t + + + t + t 4 4DEVELOPMENTS + t + t + t tDEVELOPMENTS
+ +
+ f DEVELOPMENTS OF THE DAY IN THE SHEETS MURDER CASE CASEf c CASERevolver
1 +
+ f Revolver with which the Sheets crime was committed found In the thesnow thesnow
+ snow at the t escele scene of the murder murderf murderGun murderGun
+ f Gun identified by Roy Sheets son of the murdered mjui as the prop property property
+ 4 erty of o his father fatherAutopsy t tAutopsy
+ Autopsy made by County Physician E W Whitney shows that there therewas therewas
4 + was no struggle between the murdered man and his assailant a af 1
f 4 One theory of the police is that tha t Sheets pulled the gun when at attacked attacked
4 + tacked and that it was discharged in the struggle killing him himSinged o oSInged
4 + Singed hair and powder burns prove that the revolver was held olose oloseto oloseto
+ to dead mans head when fired firedAbsolutely firedAbsolutely
+ Absolutely no motive can be discovered to support the theory that thatSheets thatSheets
+ Sheets committed suicide suicidRewards I
4 4 Rewards aggregating 1200 were offered by the city county and andstate andstate
4 + state for the apprehension of the murderer murdercrThirtrcigli murdererThlrtyeIgM >
4 + Thirtyeigtt men wore w e arrested by the police after the discovery of ofthe
4 4 the murder in the hope of securing the guilty man manAn
4 + 4 An inquest will be held h ld at 10 oclock this morning over the remains of off ofNcphl ofNephi
+ Nephi M Sheets by Justice of the Peace Dana T Smith
04 6 d 6 6 I 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 4 6 6 6 + + + 6 J 6 6 t 4 6 6 6 6
M 1 EPHI M SHEETS revolver with withwhich withwhich withI
N I I which he was apparently murdered murderedabout murderedabout murderedabout
about 845 oclock Thursday night nightwas nightwas nightwas
was dug out of the snow yesterday yesterdaymorning yesterdaymorning yesterdaymorning
morning within six feet of where the thebody thebody thebody
body lay in front of the residence of hisbrotherinlaw his hisbrotherinlaw hisbrotherinlaw
brotherinlaw J D H McAllister 241 241East 241East 241East
East Fifth South street The gun was waspicked waspIcked waspicked
picked up by Police Officer Charles CharlesSperry CharlesSperry CharlesSperry
Sperry and Assistant County Attorney AttorneyWillard AttorneyWillard AttorneyWillard
Willard Hanson Upon examination it itwas Itwas itwas
was found fo nd that one cartridge had been beenrecently beenrecently beenrecently
recently fired The other five cham chambers chambers chamhers ¬
bers were loaded loadedWhen 10adedWhen loadedWhen
When an autopsy was made of the thebody thebody thebody
body yesterday by County Physician E EW EW Ew
W Whitney and and his assistant Dr DrJames DrJames DrJames
James Ostermann the bullet was ex extracted extracted cxtracted ¬
tracted in four pieces It proved to tobe tobe tobe
be a 44caliber bullet which tallies tallieswith taUleswith tallieswith
with the caliber of the Smith Wes Wesson Wesson Wesson ¬
son gun Identified by Roy Sheets as his hisfathers hisfathersThe hisfathers
fathers fathersThe The bullet weighed 195 19 grains grainsand grainsand grainsand
and the weight of the slug taken out outof outof outof
of the cartridge was 205 grains Dr DrWhitney DrWhitney DrWhitney
Whitney says that thattho the bullet would lose loseat loseat loseat
at least ten grains after being shot shotthrough shotthrough shotthrough
through a mans head and broken in inpieces Inpieces inpieces
pieces piecesThe piecesThe piecesThe
The wound showed that the muzzle muzzleof
of the gun had been placed close to the thehead thehead thehead
head when the shot was fired The hair hairwas hairwas hairwas
was burned and the inside of the thewound thewound thewound
wound smelled of powder The bullet bulletentered bulletentered bulletentered
entered the head he d two inches to the right rightat
at the t e base of the th brain It took an up upward upward upward ¬
ward course to the left and lodged lodgedagainst 10dgedagaInst lodgedagainst
against the frontal bone about three threeinches threeInches threeinches
inches above aoovethe the left eye e e When Then the thescalp thescalp thescalp
scalp was removed It was found that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the skull had been fracTured in four fourplaces fourplaces fourplaces
places placesThe placesThe placesThe
The scalp was examined but it itshowed itshowed itshowed
showed no other bruise Nd bruises bruiseswere bruIseswere bruiseswere
were found upon the body or the hands handsthat bnndRthat bandsthat
that would indicate that a struggle struggleensued struggleensued struggleensued
ensued between Sheets and an l his mur murderer murderer murderer ¬
derer
Police Officers Puzzled PuzzledThe PuzzledThe PuzzledThe
The police authorities are still puz puzzled puzzled puzzied ¬
zled One theory which was advanced advancedyesterday advancedyesterday advancedyesterday
yesterday was that Sheets attempted attemptedto
to defend himself against his assailant assailantwas as mllan t twas I
was overpowered and shot with his own owngun owngun owngun I
gun It Is believed that Sheets was at attacked attacked attacked ¬
tacked from behind but before he was wasstruck wasstruck wasstruck
struck down saw the robber He turned turnedaround turnedaround turnedaround
around and pulled his gun The high highwayman highwayman highwayman ¬
wayman jumped on him and grabbed grabbedhis
his arm In the struggle the gun which whichis which1s
is double action was discharged and andthe andthe andthe
the bullet entered Sheets head This Thistheory Thistheory Thistheory
theory was illustrated in Chief Lynchs Lynchsoffice L Lynchsoffice n hs hsoffice
office yesterday and it was easily easilyworked easilyworked easilyworked
worked out Much of the evidence evl ence gath gathered gathcred gathered ¬
ered yesterday points to this theory theoryand theoryand theoryand
and the ground was carefully gone goneover goneover goneover
over The search resulted in the find finding findIng findIng ¬
ing of the gun but the ground bore no nomarks nomarks nomarks
marks of a struggle Attempts to totrace totrace totrace
trace the course of the murderer murdererthrough murdererthrough murdererthrough
through the snow were unsuccessful unsuccessfulIt
It is believed be Ieved by the police that Sheets Sheetswas Sheetswas Sheetswas
was followed and overtaken when he hedefended hedefended hedefended
defended himself and was killed 1 1lled with withhis withhis withhis
his own gun in the ensuing struggle struggleSon struggleSon struggleSon
Son Identifies the Gun GunWhen GunWhen cunWhen
When the gun was found yesterday yesterdayIt
It was brought to the police station stationRoy stationRoy tatlonRthoy
Roy Rthoy Sheets was called inand itlHJl Identified Identifiedthe identifiedthe d rtt1fiel rtt1fiele
the e gun gunI gunIdidnt
I Ididnt didnt know that father faili r carried c ril d a agun agun agun
gun until two or three days dL Q ago agoSheets agoSheets agoSheets
Sheets said I first noticed it on Tues Tuesday Tuesday Tuesday ¬
day when I went home and hung my mycoat mycoat mycoat I
coat up on the rack I felt the gun in inhis inhis inhis
his inside coat pocket and examined it itI itI itI
I saw the grip was off and that it was waswrapped w wwrapped wa wawrapped
wrapped up in paper and bound with withstring withstring withstring
string Just what he carried it for I Iam Iam 1am
am unable to say unless unlessft unlessIttect It vftgtQ If sf pro protect protect ¬
tect himself against a thug thu I am sure surethat surethat surethat
that the gun is his hisWhen hisWhen hisWhen
When Mr Sheets camte cam floyviitQWrt floyviitQWrtThursday ftoVttJ1YJlThursday oViltOVz1Thursday
Thursday shortly after nqon noon he came cameover cam camover cameover
over to the police station and stood stoodthrough stoodthrough stoodthrough
through part of the afternoon court courtsession courtsessIon courtsession
session He was seen to leave there thereabout thereabout thereabout
about 3 oclock From there he went to toihe tothe toihe
ihe secretary of the A O U W and andpaid andpaid andpaid
paid his ils months dues He met his hiedaughter hisdaughter hi hidaughter
daughter Irene Ir ne on the street about ribo if 5 5oclock 5oclock Soclock
oclock and gave her 15 which he 1i told toldher toldher toldher
her tp take home He said at the time timethfrt timct timeUfltt
thfrt t t it would pe e late befQre he cpuld cpuldget cpuIdget cpuldget
get borne lome ProfIT there he went to the thecity th thlty thcity
city lty recorders office He asked to look lookat lookat
at the mortgage given to the Sheets Sheetsestate Sheetsestate Sheetsestate I
estate by H I C Hoffman for 5000 He Hewent H Hwent Hewent
I Ibeen
went especially to see if the taxes had hadbeen hadbeen
been paid p 14 on the property propertyJust propertyJust propertyJust
Just where Sheets went from the re recofders recorders recoders
coders office Is not known He was wasseen wasseen wasseen
seen downtown afterward aft rward but what whatbusiness whatbusiness whatbusiness
business he had to attend to cannot be belearned belearned
1 learned He often returned home late lateand 1ateand lateand
and when wben1e he did not return return by 9 oclock oclockthe oclockthememb oclockthe
thememb the members rs of f the family thought thoughtrothlng thoqghtrothlng thoughtrothing
rothlng particularly about it itThe uTpe Itflie
The theory that t at Sheet She t shot shotllJmsp1f shotllJmsp1fi himself himselfis
is i not believed by the t et police1 There is isno I ino I Ino
no motive for such an act ac It is not notpossible flotpoesIb1 ot i ipOfsl
possible pOfsl le that If he h fcad Jntnde4 JJ1J nrlea tQ tS Kill Killhimself Jl1 Jl1himself
himself bl 1f that hewou1dhave hewould have doneit on
1
the street The wound was too far fatback farback farback
back on the head to warrant any such suchconclusion suahconclusion suchconclusion
conclusion although he could hay hayeasily hnjeaslly hays hayseasily
easily inflicted it Sheets took out o jan janacoident < ajiacoidont aiacoldent
acoidont policy just 8 > month ago agoon foc
2000 but he had carried carrldone one several severaltimes sevetaltimes saveraltimes
times before beforeGood beforeGood beforeGood
Good Reward Is Offered OfferedRewards OfferedRewards OfferedRewards
Rewards aggregating 1200 1200wer 1200werauthorIzed wera weraauthorized wer8authorized
authorized yesterday by b Govecnon GovecnonJohn GOveDnonJohn GovesnonJohn
John C Cutlar the county cpmmls cpmmlssioners cpmm cpmmsioners cprnmtsioners
sioners and Mayor Richard P Pfor Morris Morrisfor Morriefor
for the capture of the murderer r All Allday Allday Allday
day the detective force and several severalpatrolman sever severalpatrolman l lpatrolman
patrolman In plain clothes worked on onany 011 011any Onany
any kind of a tip that reached their theirears theirears theirears
ears Every suspicious person was wasplaced WASplaced wasplaced
placed under arrest and there are now nowabout novabout nowabout
about thirtyeight men in jail The Thevictims Thevictims he hevictimft
victims caught in the dragnet early earlyyesterday earlyyesterday earlyyesterday
yesterday morning were released and andgiven andgiven andgiven
given a chance to get out of town townAfter townAfter townAfter
After a search of four or five hours hoursArthur boursArthur hoursArthur
Arthur Curtis who was suspected susp susiicte4beIng ctedo ctedobeing Q Qbeing
being the sandbagger sand oger w wasalL was = w fUUJM fUUJMailWhilehe Jl Jlail
ailWhilehe ail While he was in jail there thelleWel1e thelleWel1eno > were wereno
no holdups or r knockdowns He was wasreleased WSreleased wasreleased
released Tuesday and Thursday night nightoperations nightoperations nightoperations
operations began again The pOlice pclicQsearched pOJlcsearched pOlicesearched
searched the city though for Curtis CurtisThursday CurtisThursday CurtisThursday
Thursday night but he could not be befound befound befound
found His sister Bertha who lives liveson lloson liveson
on Seventh South between Main and andState andState andState
State streets refused to allow the theplace th thplace theplace
place to be searched A warrant was wassecured li wassecured s ssecured
secured and tha hous turned tUfn d ubsifle ubsifledown UDsltlgdown u sIg sIgdown
down but nothing was found foundwas Curjis Curjiswas Jgt Jgtwas
was picked up on the streets by byi bylDetectives De Detectives > e etectlves
tectives Chase and Burt last lastaiici nljrJH nljrJHand J11i llt lltand
and his movements for tjye t ttwentyfour J 4 spf f
twentyfour hours ar nra being tpjlpweg tpjlpwegSeveral tqJlp tqJlpeyeral fqjlpfiseveral
Several eyeral other men npt Iu t knqwn nQwn to the thepolice th thpollee thepolice
police were arrested Jpst njghf nl fi putlo putlofar iit iitfar
far they have nothing tan taglo l blo Jo llfj tQ tQwho O Owho
who the guilty party Jart Is IsThe isThe IsThe
The inquest over Sheets remains remainswill remainsw111 remainswill
will commence at 10 oclock today be before before before
fore Justice of the Peace Dana T TSmith TSmith TSmith
Smith G E Calder Theodore Took Tookason Tob Tobas Tobkanon
anon as on and Hyrum J Smith were im impaneled Impaneled irnpaneled ¬
paneled as jurors The remains were wereviewed wareviewed
viewed last night by the jury and arldff1 andthground the theground
ground where the body was found was wasexamined y ya yaexamined q qexamIned
examined examinedESTATE examInedESTAT examinedESTATE
ESTATE OF BISHOP SHEETS SHEETSLeft SHEITLeft S SLeft
Left Valuable Property to Be Divided DividedAmong DlvideAmong DividedAmong
Among Many Heirs HeirsNephi HeirsNephi z zNephi
Nephi M Sheets the dead man man Ed Edward Edward Edward
ward L Shaets and andJDdwin Edwin dwin S Sheet Sheethis She Sheahis fs fshIs
his brothers were executors ecl1tors qf o tjjg tjjgwill J Jwill ha j jwill
will of their father the late Bishop BishopElijah BlsnoDElijah BishopElijah
Elijah F Sheets who died July37 July371M4 J Jnlyi iY t tLC4
1M4 J
LC4The The estate was a considerable considerableIt 0 0It ant antIt
It was appraised at 5162876 of ofwhich otwhtch ofwhich
which 1782875 was in personalprop personalproperty per penal Pnal pro proerty pfdp pfdperty
erty and 33800 In real estate The Theappraisement TheappraI8em Theappraisement
appraisement nt was not excessive judgr judgring ju juing jud judIng
ing from the fact that one tract tra t of ofland ot1and ofland
land appraised < l at 4000 was sold aft afterwards afterwards afterwards ¬
erwards for 7000 The estate has not notbeen notbeen notbeen
been distributed finally yet but par partial partial partin ¬
tial distributions have been made madeFrom madeFrom madeFrom
From one of these distributions Nephi NephiM
M Sheets received 2200 as his por portion portion pertion ¬
tion Aug 5 1905 1905Bishop 1905Bishop 1905Bishop
Bishop Sheets named about thirty thirtybeneficiaries thirtybeneficiaries
beneficiaries in his will and ordered orderedthat orderedthat orderedthat
that the estate be sold and divided dividedinto dividedinto dividedinto
into twentysix and onehalf portions portionswhich portionswhich portionswhich
which were to be given to the bene beneficiaries beneficiaries benetlciaries ¬
ficiaries most of them being his chil children children children ¬
dren each of whom received one por portion portion portlon ¬
tion Fractional portions were din distributed dintributed is istribute ¬
tributed among the families of de deceased deceased deceased ¬
ceased children of the bishop bishopBishop bishopBl bishopBishop
Bishop Bl hop Sheets provided against lit litigation l1tIgaUon litigation ¬
igation over the will by inserting a aclause aclause aclause
clause whereby whereb any beneficiary who whomight whomight ho homight
might start contest proceedings should shouldforfeit shouldforfeit shouldforfeit
forfeit all claims to share in the th eft efttate tI tIta otate
tate ta ta
Citizen on Holdup Situation SituationIts SituatioJiIts
Its a pretty pass ss wef werjt wer rg cqmfeg cOIDn to tGcitizens tocitizens j
citizens cannot walk a iH rilgm n1gI l even ffgTul R1Wtt tt
the immediate vicinity of Oft the o busineaa b btisines ainel j
district of our pfty without withoutccintinunifar withoutccintinunifarof j HinUIlJ tjnualaf a
of slimavBnaky 4M 4ltIish hi8 wi8lH thHg thugSfiJimlJ tlggsT iih muii mun
deroua l r lUJ holdups hGldu and fU1 q tiflrU l1nrUcu iarticul4nhy < Ulnly 1r dogg du
theta stem l 1u 1e g xaue for fugh > ft nt1n ions >
dition considering the present excellent excel ht
times when plenty of money mon 1 is to be b
honestly obtained obtaInedEveryone obtainedEveryone 3 3Everyone
Everyone knows that tha t the most dJfQS1 dJfQS1able djgogree djgogreeablo dJsgrable
able part of thi thts holdup hol up business is is not notthe notthe potthe
the mere joss Jt > s of faw f w dollars and andor cents centsbut
or a Paltry watol1 andchalO aiid chain Dr or1Ut tfmt ggnl > >
but the t e inconvenience that Ofte nfl lIVm sir UK UKvery
from pain and p punhaiu Jhap dPf clupUop ntiOlh fg for GliN i111 I > >
01 weeks or months from busres busresvery
very probably mobaJ > ly great disabjlltlflg dlsabJflt ftp f fir 11it life t
from the effects of a blow upo upon tha thahead iQ iQhead
head fo say nothing ot the theabiiityof gWfatHrllJrBte grJf4t t11r t11rabilityof
abilityflf lose of life om rp L LWhats
Whats the he matter wjtt aujr Yl system systemaod frt frtand Ytiiiand
and what lh the matter wlth vthour our o r nWigK nWigKwhom f fdr4 fdr4whopi ilj Y YwhODl
whom Tye are taxed tp to nminln forthe forthesimple f9rt1 f9rt1sfrmjle fr tl1
simple PJjrppss of Q pwteeuiguriyjs pwteeuiguriyjsand Drlt proteoTthg AIW Qpr oiiri1vs oiiri1vsand U s sand
and our property and Tyjvy J1YiQ9tl gothey g tho3 W no not

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