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H ' THE EVENING STANDARD, OGDEN. UTAH, MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 1912 HI
fl Jjp Stoning tatt&arin
H' William Glasmant), P-bl shor y0?
fl An Independent Newspaper une-
H (ESTABLISHED 1870.) QgafeEi-
H .This paper will always fight" Tor progress nnd reform. It will not
M knolnglv tolerate injustlro or corruption and H always f.ght den a-
H gogucs of oil Prtir, it will oppose privileged classes and public plun-
H defers, it will never lack sympathy with the poor.lt wl ah rerna In
il devoted to the public welfare and will never be satisfied wKh morCly prlnt-
H ins news, it will always bo drastically Independent and will gever be afraid
H i attack wrong, whether by predatory plutocracy or predatory poverty.
H EXAMINER SAYS BLACKMAILING PAYS.
B We do not believe it. Just because Leroy Armstrong is the only
H newspaper man in Utah who has made a success of blackmail and at
H the some time has kept out of jail is not a sure sign that blackmail'
H The Utah law says that a blackmailer is one "who extorts money
fl or property from another without his consent, induced by a wrong-
B ful use of force or fear."
B. II. Roberts, 0. W. Powers and J. H. Moylc, three of the
H briglitest and brainiest men in Utah, stated openly that the Intcr-
H Mountain Republican had blackmailed the liquor interests out of
H sums of money variously stated at, from $10,000 to $40,000 at a time.
H That is not all. The liquor interests never denied the story and sev-
H eral liquor dealers have admitted that the price was paid. The facts J
H arc as folows :
H Leroy Armstrong was editor-in-chief and high mogul of the
H Inter-Mountain Republican, now known as the Herald-Republican.
H The paper was known to be hard up for money. It was losing
H heavily when, without warning, on the front page of the Republican
H appeared a three column article in red ink calling on the people to
H make Utah a prohibition state. Day after day. in big type, the paper
H boosted prohibition until one day it stopped prohibition, and then,
H gradually, the Inter-Mountain Republican again became a whiskey-
H soaked sheet.
H B. II. Roberts first told the sequel that the liquor interests not
H only bought the paper's prohibition policy, but that the prohibition
H song was adopted for the express purpose of holding up and black-
H mailing the liquor interests.
H The present editor of the Ogden Examiner, Leroy Armstrong,
H is the same editor who ran the blackmailing Inter-Mountain Repub-
H lican. He is the same man who had an editorial in his paper yester-
H day saying, "Blackmailing Pays." Tt may pay Leroy Armstrong,
who has not a spark of manhood in his whole make up; it may
H pay a man who is so lost to honor that he thinks there is no wrong
H in burglary or blackmailing. But Mr. Armstrong will find his black-
Hl mailing tactics will not work in Ogden. Let us see, wiry did this
H same Armstrong leave the State of Indiana? "Will Armstrong an-
H swer? That was a nasty record the Salt Lake Tribune reproduced
H from Indiana. This same Armstrong started in to abuse the Tribune
Hl owner but he shut up like a clam when the Tribune published Ilia
H record. This same bird-of-passage comes to Ogden. and, because his
H competitor favors a good thing for Ogden, he denounces his eompeti-
H By the way, did Armstrong ever hear of the "Willard canyon
M deal? There are heavy stockholders in the Examiner who were in ,
H that deal, involving the rights of the city. We would deem it a great
1 favor, if Armstrong, through the Examiner, would explain in what
j particular the "Willard canyon deal was, a highly commendable
1 transaction while the South Fork appropriation was a steal.
H WHAT THE STANDARD COULD DO.
H From Southern Utah conies' greetings to the Standard. C. N.
1 Lund, editor of the Call, a bright aud newsy weekly, writes us from
1 Salina, Sevier county, as follows:
H "I had hoped -to see in your paper a little note about Salina,
M but as it has not appeared, I take the liberty of writing you.
M Salina went for Roosevelt by a majority of 227 over Taft. and
M that without organization here. So you see we Progressives' here
M have reason for feeling proud. We shall organize now and keep
M up the good work.
H "Let me tell you that if the Ogden Standard had been in ev-
B ery home in Utah for sixty days prior to the election, rosults
H , would have been different. I have read your paper everv day
and d0 a0 now &nd can say without flattering you that it is an
j able and interesting cframplon of the grent cause of Progres-
M sivism and efforts should be made to circulate the paper in every
1 town in Utah so that the people may be Instructed before the
j next campaign comes on. YourG very truly,
H "C X. LUND."
H "We appreciate ilje. compliment. As a daily, no doubt the Stan-
H dard filled its mission in this part of Utah; as a weekly, the Call"
H served equally as important a mission in Salina, for which the editor
H is entitled to high praise. Our regret is that there are not more fear-
M less newspaper men of the courage and ability of Mr, Lund in the
M State of Utah.
H Te Standard with a chain of weeklies made up of papers of the
M intrinsic worth of the Call, could turn Utah from the path of po-
M Jitical turpitude in one election. The people of Utah are not slaves
H tp any party, nor worshipers of a party fetish, as was amply
H proved when nearly two-thirds of the voters of the state refused to
1 commend the candidates of the Republican party in the last cam-
H paign. The citizens of this state, once they are full v informed on the
m merits of the Progressive cause, will do as they have done in Og-
m den and in Salina, and elsewhere in the nation.
with Us. There's a reason Ml jd
for it, too. More and Jiss.
more men are learn- w dr rft.
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PREFERS TO ACT STUPID.
The Salt Lake Tribune insists on assuming an attitude of stu
pidity rather than confess that the election proves the Progressive
.contention that Roosevelt was robbed at the Chicago convention.
The Tribune says:
"The Boston Globe argues (nnd the Ogden Standard quotes
approlngly) that because Colonel Roosevelt got more votes than
President Taft did In certain oi the stales whose delegates were
contested In the national Republican convention, and their
delegations given to Taft, therefore Roosevelt was cheated
out of the Republican nomination. A sophistical fallacy;
for It would prove that any candidate who carries a state, ought
to have the vote of that state, whether the delegation was for
him or not. As applied to a stnto it would prove that Governor
Spry ought to have had the delegations from all the counties
which he carried at the election, aud that ho was cheated in the
convention In not receiving the votes of the delegates from those
counties 'Such arguments as that will not bear examination."
There is no parallel whatever m the hypothetical case presented
by the Tribune. Had the opponent of Governor Spry in the con
vention claimed fraud, such as was perpetrated at Chicago, and had
that opponent appealed to the voters of the state to sustain him in
his accusations, and had the opponent, running as an indepeudent
candidate obtained in nearly every comity in Utah more votes than
Spry by 50 per cent, then any one holding to the contention that
Spry had not resorted to fraud would be classed as mentally dull or,
worse still, blindly partisan. The test of perfcrence as between
Roosevelt and Taft was first made evident in the popular primaries
before the convention and finally in the election itself, and he who
still holds to the theory that Taft came honestly by his nomination
at the national convention is too partisan to allow himself to honestly
weigh the merits of the case or he is intentionally attempting to deceive
SHOULD BE AN INVESTIGATION.
As an echo of the last campaign, the following from the Logan
Journal meets with our entire approval :
Certain charges made during the late campaign by the Dem
ocratic and Dull Moose parties of tho state, directed against sev
eral branches of the Republican state administration, were not
made for mere political effect, oi to create unfounded suspicion,
but were placed before the people as actual statements of fact,
and as such, should receive the attention of the state legis
lature. The charge was made, and amply proven by facts and figures
produced, that the railways of Utah are highly faored In the
matter of taxation as compared with surrounding states, and
this, of course, at tho expense of all individual taxpayeis, who
must make up the deficit between tho tn levied, and that
which should have been collected It should be looked into.
The matter of the disposition of the state funds should' re
ceive Immediate attention If one casts out suspicion entirely,
the fact that such large sums are deposited In various banks
without the state deriving any benefit in the form of Interest
upon such deposits, is, to say the least an evidence of glaring
incapacity that all attomptcd" explanations have failed to explain.
Then thero Is the state land board, charged with having, to
use the mildest term, frittered away the people's patrimony, their
landed estate, in tho most prodigal mannei, upon the "easy
come, easy go," plan, to the great proHt of certain individuals
and with corresponding loss to the state. Chaigos hae been
made, too, as to the handling of the funds derived from this
source The charges are not new, and investigations have been
proposed, but so far the party machine has been able to defeat
them. Such publicity has "been given, though, that the ma
chine will be compelled to submit to an investigation at the next
session of the legislature If strong demand is made, as it should
and most likelj will be
These are matters that have sunived the campaign because
the eils complained of havo not been lemedied, but remain a
public scandal, and one crying aloud for remedy. Let the inves
tigation be made and let it be persistent and thoiough. no mat
ter what maj be uncovered, nor who may stan l discredited.
Labor news of
Sevci hundred and thirt-fie
medals have been sent to Panama to
bo distributed among Canal and Pan
ama Railroad emploves who served
from 1009 to 1911, inclusive. Servico
bars for four and six years of con
tinuous servico will be sent to the
Isthmus early next month.
The miner suffers from diseases of
the lungs brought on by inhalation of
dust, while tho steel worker suffers
In the same way from minute par
ticles of steel Dust is also a disease
medium among many factory workers
as in textile shops, flour mills, dye
and stone works.
Bakery and Confectionery Workers
International union has paid S915.S11
in benefits to members during the
past year During the same period,
twentynwo locals secured signed
working agreements providing for1
higher wages and improved working
Organised labor of California is
preparing to go before the state leg
islature at its coming session and de
mand the enactment of laws that will
guaranteo protection and Insure the
betterment of conditions of the poor
ly paid unskilled, migratorv workers
bf the at.to.
The Women's Municipal league in
Boston has organized the housewives
in the tenement district into neigh
borhood groups called "market tens."
These women arc pledged to and ex
ercise watchful supenision over the
sanitary condition of the stores in
which they make their daily house
hold r urchascrs.
, Women are becoming more and
more important factors in thn tobneco
industry, and the "tobacco trust" is
trying to make It a woman's trade in
order to reduco the expense of labor
In one factory In New Jor.cv it is said
that 1,200 women have been put to
work and that no men are now being
emploved In that place.
Tho government of New Zealand Is
about to Introduce leghhtlon to em
power tbfi Conntv council to borrow
money sufficient to supplv tho need
of pood homes for labrers In rural!
districts, the farmers of thn Domin-j
ion having of recent vears found
themselves faced with the difficult
problem of obtaining labor when it Is
mot urgently needed.
Pittsburgh as an employer, directly
or Indlreotly, will be asked to take
rank with ninny private employers.
An ordinance has Ticon presented to
the City council providing thnt the
current rates of wages and hours be
enforced on all work done bv or for
the city The Iron Citv Building
Trades Council i3 behind the move.
FOR TtlE SOLDIERS
Chicago, Nov. 18. Women of the
North Shore towns distributed 250
"comfort bags" among the aoldlers at!
Port Sheridan yesterday aa a remind-!
er of the pouches they used to seel
hanging over the back of mother's
rocking chair They wcro the gift ofi
the Woman's Christian Temperance
Tho bags contained buttons, thread,
darning cotton, co-it plaster, a pair
of scissors, needles, pins, absorbent
cotton, muslin bandages, literature on
tc-mperancc and purity and a personal
mothcrlj letter written by some
member of the union
jTAFT FAVORS SIX
I YEAR SINGLE TERM
Washington, Nov 18 President
Taft's declaration in favor of a con
stitution amendment to limit the
presidential tenure of office to a sin
gle term of six years with ineligibil
l Ity cither to a succeeding or non
, consecutive term, and President
t elect Wilson's endorsement of tho
i Democratic platform favoring such a
j limitation, are believed here" to fore
shadow a strong pressure for legisla
tion along this line early in the cOra
, ing congress
Numerous measures have been in
troduced in both houses of congress
looking lo the change In the presi
dential tenure. Senator Cummins,
who reported the Works' proposed
amendment out of committee, pro
poses to preES the measure vhen con
A similar measure Is hanging fire ;
In the house judiciary committee.
STRANGE STORY OF
Kansas City, Mo., Nov. IS. A
strange story of a confiding love was
told to Judge Bland of the South Side
.municipal court hero when Mary
I Yamoguchi, a 20-year-old girl of
,Nagsaki, Japan, was brought before
ihlm on a charge of vngrancv. Pond
ing an order for deportation her case
was continued for twentv-ono davs
By that time It Is expected she will
bo on her way to bar homo acroas
It was because she had the courage
to follow to America the man who
had promised to marry her that she
ihad reached her Journey's end behind
the bars of a police station, she told
Two years ago phe fell in love with
the American and last December ho
sent money to pay passage to this
country He met her at San Francjs
co but the maniapo was deferred.
Three months ago he left her at Hot
A RECORD VOTE
I . . Topoka, Kan., Nov IS. Kansas cast
the largest vote ever recorded in the
. Qt lhe option two weuks ago.
The total "Republican and Democratic
V? u .wHI exced 333,000 and tho So
cialist vote will reach 30.000, accord-
I wJ, e ""etuma compiled today,
I Th 3 mukes a total of 303,000 com
paied with 325,951 cast Tor the Re-
publlcnn. Democratic, Socialist and
i ronibltion party candidates two
years ago. The Prohibition party had
no candidates for state offices this
year becau.e of the failure of the
party to poll 2 per cent of tho total
"-ote 'o years ago.
Along Front of Hami
dieh Forts by Bul
London, Nov. IS. Th0 Times corre
spondent at the Tchatalja lines tele
graphs: "Tho Bulgarians unmasked their
artillery positions ' at daybreak nnd
opeued a heavy fire along the front
from tho Hamidich forts at Pappas
Burgas. This Is the first real en
doavor they have made against tho
"The position the Bulgarians have
selected is fronted on the left by the
Papas Burgas marshes and one the
right by tho gradual glacis of the two
Hamidleh forts. Tho Turkish front
Ih connected by trenches worked into
tho alignment of tho old fortifications.
All the permanent works havo heavy
Krupp guns in emplacement, and
othor largo caliber guns hae been
mounted in the recently constructed
works facing the Pappas Burgas val
ley Above them tho Held artillery
battories are d,ug at Intervals all
along the line.
"Tho Bulgarian artillery positions
are not so advantageous, as the Bul
garians havo been forced to avail
therasolvcs of tho under features of
the semi-plateau at the foot of the
Tchatalja ridge There appeals to be
three batteries In nction against the
Pnppas Burgas front and seven In
front of the Hamidleh group.
Opening a Wonderful Spectacle.
"The opening of the battle was a
wonderful spectacle Tho black face
of the Bulgarian position sparkle!
with flashes Some of the Turkish
heavy guns fired black powder The
bursting of henvy sHells soon raised
i curtain of smoke, which, mingled
with the morning mist, rqlled majes
tically down tho valley between the
"A Turkish warship In the bay
bay Joined the concert, firing its
heaviest guns in broadside, capping
the Bulgarian right wjth a great pil
lar of mud and lire.
Great Artillery Combat.
"It was certaintly the heaviest ar
tillery combat seen kince the Japan
ese massed corps of artillery pound
ed Grokoff's devoted rear guard out
side of Lisio Yang
'Working my way under th shrap
nel fire, Tdiscovored that during the
night the Bulgarian Infantry had
passed down under cover of the hnnks
of the Karasu and were trying to
take possession of the upper loop of
the railway. Small groups of Bul
garians rose out of the shelving banks
and advanced cautiously and slowly.
The Turkish gunners found them
nicely and tho attempt failed.
"The whirr of machine guns and
the clash of Infantr marnzlne firo
in the direction of the Kamldieh forts
told us that another infautry effort
was being made there, but the fire
died down, and a stheie was no move
ment on the part of the Turkish re
serves, it was piesumed that this t
tempt had failed
"This vas 10 o'clock In the morn
ing The firmament was still ringing
with the crack of shrapnel and the
dull rocrboratIons of heavy ordnance.
The Bulgarians scorched us heavily,
but in mav part of the field there
were but few casualties
"Toward 11 o'clock there was a lull
and as I could not make out the
slightest movement among the Turk-1
Ish reserves, it seemed to me that the '
Bulgarians had found their sallies less
easy than had been expected. It cer
tainly iookod as If the taking of this
Turkish position on the left will only
be by the slow process of stealing
positions under cover of heavy artillery."
AMEY B. EATONi
SPEAKS ON ':
Miss Amev B Eaton of the depart
ment of Social Science of the "Uni
versity of Utah, was the speaker at
the meeting of the Sunday Night club
In the PariBh house of the Church of
the Good Shepherd, last night
In a very interesting way site
traced the development of eugenics,
showing the increasing interest In the
"science of good birth."
With the aid of charts, she dwelt
upon the Mendallan theory of hered
ity, and showed how data was se
cured by tracing the gcneology of in
dividuals. An audience that filled tho Guild
Hall listened attentively to the in
teresting address, and it was one of
the moFt successful meetings held by
the club. Mrs. H. W. Shurtllff was
BY DR. MILLS
In an address on the subject uf
'Danger Signals" beforo the pnrente
claas of the Fifth ward vestordav
morning Dr. E. P. Mills urged that
parents teach their ohildron the ori
gin of life before they are old enough
to rooGivo bucIi knowledge from tho
outsldo world from those who are not
fit to give such Information. The doc
tor said that flags aro put up for con
taglouB diseases such as smallpox,
measles and others, but two of the
most contagious dlBoasea are without
restrictions. He pointed out that most
of the causes of women's operations
originated from contagion among the
men and that many men think they
have been cured of diseases contract
ed in their days of wild oats sowing
when in fact the diseases havo been
dormant and gome innocent girl has
been made a victim.
A. leading investigator, he said, has
estimated that there are 200,000 cases
of gonorrhoea In the United States
t?day and that tho number of cases
of syphilis is appalling; and that
those diseases have extended to our
nigh schools. He pointed out the
several ways In which innocent per-
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PAUL L. BEEM3R, C. P. & T. A. tyg
8onH could become Infected nnd sulci j
that public dance halls wero one oi
t ehsources of contagion. He said
that Butte, Salt Lake and Ogden wero
three lending centers of the Intcr
mountaln country for the white slavo
traffic, but through the efforts of Sam
Browning more than other person Og
den had rid Itself of the social evil
and he thankod God that Ogden hnd
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I FIGHT OVER RULES B
Spokane, Wash., Nov. IS. JnLroduc- : K
tlon of resolutions was today's pro- Hi
gram of the National Grange at the J- WP
beginning of tho second week of the Ii Rf
organization's forty-sixth annual con- v-S &
clae. It was expected that a fight 1 m&
between the "Insurgent" nnd "stand- " r
pat" factions would be precipitated Iff?
this afternoon over revision Tof tlio IMK'
rules regarding expulsion and stato ft11
representation, ;" U'