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l21lllLJ 1 PHOVO CITY, UTAH, TfllUDAY, DKCEMKKH .24. 108. T NO. 1 H
A Merry Xnvas to Friends and Readers I
MEMBER OF PROVO
in 1 m
James Gray Died at the Provo
General Hospital Wednesday
Morning at 7:30 After an
Operation for Appendicitis
Was Honored Citizen.
At tlio ngo of sixty years, James
Gray, well known as "Doo" Gray,
died at the Provo hospital at seven
thirty Wednesday morning. Death
to caused by appendicitis. Mr.
Gray was operated on for the afllic
tion but the curb was too far gone
and life could not be saved.
Mr Gray was born in Now
Jirunswick, Canada, February 23,
1849jaud camo to Provo in 1854.
He leaves a wife and eight children.
He has a daughter in California
who lias been notified of the death.
Mr. Gray was n respected citizen
of Provo and is well known here.
He has held several positions of
trust, having been n member of the
k. city council for several years.
I The, funeral will be held in the
f stake tabernacle at 1 p. m. Saturday,
I see a man pushing hU way through
Ofcopi where tho work of tho"flre
"The Chief?" t lnqutro but a flrcman
'Oh, no. Why that's one of those
I see a man walk through lip door of
Yhrp grant Uranus .re backed by
Mtin I'H, 1). Q,'l
i-ln ttU xm tha r thftt nq ticket
I'fJUr, nothjn,' lie's one qf thoso news
I teo a man start on the trail of a
And ho Rooms tho pollco, but he
'8horloek Holmes?" I inquire some
one scornfully crlo:
"Sherlock H I Naw, he's one of those
And some day I'll pass by the great
"Gatoi of Gold.t'
And soo n man pas through unqucs-
tloned and hold
'A Saint?" 4ll ask and oh) Pctcr'll
'No, he oa.rrlew a pass he's a news,
paper guy," &
Now, the fellow who wrote the
above lines has never done news
piper work in Provo or he would
hardly consider the life so easy.
H-c- Tvoirld -have -ntr-trotrbre-grt-
ting through the fire lines because
Provo has few fires. Tho show
people would treat him with con
0 . sideration. He might catch a bud
1 man and of course he would have
no trouble in getting through the
t golden gates and receiving the rec
ognition of Saiut Peter, but he
would have rather an embarassing
time if he wanted to get a report of
Borne of the banquets which are
held in this city.
This reporter Would bo obliged
to wait around tne halls until tin
fun was over and then bow anil
beg that n report of'tho proceeding
be niveu him. f any reporter
should fail to wait around tho halls
and tho report of the proceeding.
not given, t the importer would be
...'.. dubbed hm h 1aii(l nni, ftim Iv
B even somfctfif tho people uf Provo
will consider reporters and their,
, unthankful work.
I Jleservo your tables early, for
I Xmaa dinner at the Greer Jhouse.
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THE PROVO MASONS
INSTALL NEW SET
OF OFFICERS '
Oflircrs were h-MalJed in llio re
flective lodges .qf tho Maeous in
this nity last Tuesday evening.
After the installation ceremonies a
banquet was held in the Knights of
Pythias hall. Tho following arej
the ollicers: i
BTOItV LODOHKO. 4 V. & A. II.
S. II. Goodwin worshipful mas
ter, A. E. Hnoklor senior warden,
Dr. J. E. llosmei Junior wnrf
8. W. Sharp treasurer,
Sharp secretary, John
trustee, George Craig gonior "Tift.-1
eon, W. H. Hay Junior deacon, S.
Roberts senior stoward, J, West
plml junior steward, J. 11. Knjupa,
VAM.EY CHAP. NO 3, rA8T'N STAIt.
May E. Fredenburg W. M.,
Henry flliimenthal IW. P., Myrta
Uliimontlml, A. M., Harriet Krou
pa secretary; James Holmes treas
urer, Fawn Hedquist eond., Marie
Roberts ass't cond., Florence Bish
op, Ada; Lettio Nold, Ruth; Aman
da Sharp, Esther; Anna Marwiek,
Martha; Therisa Holmes, Electa;
Carolino Blumenthal, warden, It.
J. Kroupa sentinel.
I'HOVO CHAP. NO 4 It. A. MABONS.
S. II. Adams, high priest; U. S.1
RufTner, kilig; D. R. Heebe, scribe;
John Morwick, treasurer; Qen. 'YT
Craig, secretary; S. II. Goodwin,
cap. host; S. W. Sharp, P. 8.; II.
G. Blumenthal, It. A. C; A. E.
Buckler, M. of 2rd V.; E. 13.
Corfman, M. of 2nd.V.; It. W.
Towiiheud, M. of 1st V.; It. J.
H. J, PHILIPS BECOMES
A RESIDENT OF PROVO
II. J, Phillips a prominent busi
ness man of Heber hag purehneod
the Mrs, C. 0. Newell home in
this city and will make Provo his
home. "1 looked over the situa
tion and decided that Provo is the
best resident city in tha state, lu
my estimation it is better than Salt
Lake. In faet, I prafor Provo and
will pluce her against any city in
the state." Mr, Phillip? is u mem
ber of the Commercial club and his
locating in lip's city adds another
Provo booster to the list.
Suit for divorce has been conn
menced by Iva Brady against
Thomas W. Brady on the grounds
of failure to provide. The custody
si! juiiinox-cluld .. amL25 juiipj!Il
alimony is asked for. The parties
were married in Salt Lake City
Jan. 23, 190(3.
The following couples have se
cured marriage licenses: Robert
E. Kelly of American F'rk and
Levered Powell of Lehi, Ernest
Hooper of Ogdon and houise Nel
son of Provo, Gidtfon Peay and
Anetta Ferre both of Provo, Ray
Searle and Edna Johnson both of
The Sunday school of the Hip-i.-it
church will hold its Christmas
tlilertiiinment this evening at 7:30
('clock. A unique feature is that
ilio admission fee for nou-tnctnh"re
if the school is a potutoe, an apple,
an i-nion or some other veehble or
fruit which will, incluilnl with
'n y i fl 'I " Fi !' ' ' n.
making to tlux-c less favorel,v A
program of music, recitations, etc.,
will bo reudered by the school. A
cordial invitation is extended to all.
Best Xuias diuuer 35c at Greer
"" " ' CHR.ISTM AS """'""""
The DEMOCRAT takes great pleasure in extending the compliments of the season to all
readers and friends, A Merry Christmas "and a Happy New Year to all.
Centuries have passed since the heavenly minstrels called out to the shepherds on the
plains of Judea, "Glory to God in the Highest, and on Earth Peace, Good Will Toward Men." The
ever sweet story of the birth of the son of David fias been made known to millions of souls since
the memorable day and the spirit of good characterizes the whole civilized world during tho Christ
birth holiday. Whatever may be contended by skeptics or tho egotistical, it must be conceded
that no man has ever brought forth the spirit of Unselfishness, liberality, broadmindedness and for
u incss given to the world by the Prince of David's House. For the sublime principles of peace
taugnt by Him, we comtnemorato Christmas.
Many lessons are to be learned from His teachings. Not only during Yule-title, should they
be remembered, but throughout the year and forever- Making others happy is the great lesson
of Christmas Man is happy when he can bring joy to others.
x readers and friends find happiness and joy during the Yule-tide holidays. May
' i to make others happy, Learn the lessons of unselfishness, forgiveness and peace
id may,nippincss linger with all forever.
ilYSI TOILERS, A1
I,...." ORDER, IS '
A now fraternal order was insti
tuted in this city Tuesday night
with forty charter members, which
must be donsidered n m.Bt sitibfiic
tory beginning Tho order is thai'
of tho Mystic Toilers, utld the
council organized here is known as
Provo Council No. 900, and is the
first in the frtate. The council wus
organized by Supreme President It.
V. Brown, of. Salt Lake, and Mrs.
It. V. Hroun, who oxprtva them
helvesjiiiihly pleased with the largo
nienilierslup and tho favorable cm
ditious for llio growth uf the order
Tho headquarters of tho ordor is
in Des Moitie, la. It has been in
existence ten eirs, and in that
time 1ms reached a very prominent
stage in fraternal nrgniiiisitiou?,
The plan of onranluatiou has been,
arranged by persons who Ihivp had
yours of experience in fraternal
orders, und uontoins many valuable
features. Men mid women arc ad
mitted on an equal h isiw. The offi
cers of tho Provo Council are:
President, A. II. DeLong; vice
president, J. II. Hortonj secretary,
John V. Guy; treasurer, AVm. P.
CITY OFFICIALS WILL AT
TEND GRAY FUNERAL.
At the meeting of the city coun
cil held Inst evening as n committee
on eutortainment for the Municipal
League, It was decided that all
members of the present council and
city ollicers would attend the fun
eral of Former Council man James
Gray in a body, and Jso that all
former members of the.couuoil, and
former city ofuVialtt be invitad lu attend,
Pi! Elf ISC MERCHANTS"
fflE SPLENDID WIDOW DISPLAY
Hundreds of People Stroll at Night
Viewing Hie Displays in the
' Store Windows.
The enterprising merchants of
Provo nie ditfdiiing considerable
skill in the wrivVijJ window dressing
and liundr3bf4$plo have been
coming down town in' the We'niugs
to view their efforts. Tho children
have been mado happy bv tho Suita
Clans features and the youngsters
who have been trying to tell the
younger ones that there is no Santa
Cluus have been uiven tho firmest
rebuke, "llecauso I sow SuitaClaus
down town," the little folks would
Beautifully dressed windows are
sone of the features of Yuletide.
The best dressed show window re
ceives the most notico, which 'will
account for the efforts put forth by
the respective merchants. In this
city there are many windows which
deserve mention and the enterprise
of' the lirm is clearly displayed
by the display put forth.
Sautu Clans work shop can be
seen at Barton it Illakes and it has
been of great interest to the little
folks. While Stnta. Clans' work
ing hours have been sooiuwhat lim
ited the idea of seeing Santa's work
shop lias p loused the children.
Fletcher and Thomas have a
prettily decorated LhristmuH tree in
their window, It is burdened with
suggestive presents for yi-nllemen.
The color edict is good.
Sutton Market and Provo Meat
and Packing Co. havo n display of
food stuljs iu thoir windows, cure-,
fully displayed witli liojloyaod
evergreerT. " I'ruits, oiindy niiil lints
and othor tasty articles help to
nnko the windows attractive.
The oloctrio star over tho ent
tranco of Furrer Bros, store can
bo seen from a distance and lends
good appearance. Tho windows
aro IU led with iihumjI prcsenti, pro
perly sojeotod n,nd orofilly dis
pluywl. Irvine it Son too, have a display
uf merit. PrUori which will be
given away at this store are shown
in tho window, A poop at these
windows would suroly suggest that
Christmas is near,
Tho oyes of the boys nnd girls
are attracted by tht display mado at
J. E. Butts store. Suit a Clans is
here exhibited and a decorated
Christmas tree is also evident. Any
boy or girl could be satisfied with
the toys that are found in tho win
dow ami many of the little chaps
linger long at Unco windows nnd
diicus which they would rather
StirtupV, The Toggery, Sam
Schwab, Wood-Clifton, Taylor
Bros., Patsey's, all liavo pleasing
Here's to the enterprising mer
chants of Provo.
MAYORS TO RECEIVE
Tho city council committee, con
sisting of Mayer Dookor, Former
Mayor Frlsby, and tho members of
tho city council, met Inst night to
make arrangements for entertaining
the Municipal League of the state
which meets here on tho 20th. and
00th. Tho following nmmi.tces
General committco of arrange
ments Mnyor Decker, J. H. Fris
by. Iteccption Thomas, Giles, Hee
be. Entertainment Powcl8in,ICnnd
scii, Miller. ,
Program Nowoll, Jensen, Car
ter. Tho League will liinot Tuesday
(20th) in the forenoon nnd afternoon
iu (ho Commercial club rooms to at
tend to league business. In the
evening u public meeting will be
held (probably in tho tabernacle) nt
which prominent speakers will be
heard on civic ipicstions.
On Wednesday tho Lcaguo will
again hold two meetings in tho
Commercial club rooms, and in the
evening u banquet will bu given in
honor of the visitors. The following
is the complete program.
Address of Welcome, Mayor
Dcokerj response, Presidout 13.
Bobinson, eX'tnayor of Loganj "In
flueuce of Taxation on the Pros
perity of Cities," Dr. George
Thomas, U. A. C. Goncral Disous
sion; ''Duty of Cities in Forbidding
tho Circulating and posting of Sug
gestive Pictures und Literature,"
Wi 0 Lwry, Mayor of Manti.
'Pucsdiy p, in. I'opulur Lecture
"Public Servieo by prlY'tU CJitl
j;ens," President Geo. II. Urimlmll.
Should Utali Havo Local Op
tion," Hon, W, II. King (loneral
Di&oussion; "Tlio Des Molntlplan
of City Government," Mayor Brans
ford oi Salt Lako. City; Qc.ieral
Discussion; What the Cities of
Utah have and what they should
havo in relation to Sanitation," Dr.
T. 1$. Boatty, Slt Lako city; Gen
Dlscusslou, Wednesday p. m. Organization;
place and time of next convention;
amendments to constitution and by
laws; cities will bo called upon to
report the success of their municip
ally owned utilities. The League
Will bo given u baiMpiot by tho citi
zens of Provo,
James J. Corbett at Opera Saturday Niglit
MIN1M6 MAN PRAISES 1
JESSE OUILD- I
II SMELTER I
Interesting Interview is Given N
Concerning Work Accom- jN
plislied by "Provo Mining jH
yizartr' Smelter will Have H
Much to do with Mining. , H
When Uncle Jesse Knight first H
began to consider tho completing H
of tho Tintio smelter, thoro wero M
many pcopla of the opinion that
ho was about to gather in u propr- H
sition of tho "gold brick" variety, H
A trip to Tintio will demonstrate H
to any one that Uncle Jcsso ob- H
taincd n gold brick but not of the jH
bunko brand. H
Tho (Kiinplctinn of tho Tintio N
smelter by tlio Knight companicn 'H
has brought forth much favorable H
comment tiieso lays for tho manner H
in which the ores are being handled H
und the success being gained. When -H
it is considered that hundreds of H
bars of bullion aro being fumed out H
each day tho "knockers" nrc com- H
polled to sit up and take notice. H
The sentiment against Undo 'H
Jesse has been changed. Instead of ,
being' the victim of hardy knocks, 'H
ho Is now being coiiHidercd an -H
slirowd and it cap thio reader of tho tH
future, When ho flrflf decided to
take over the smelter proposition 'jH
this was not tho caso. Tho follow- H
ing interview wqs given out in tio H
morning jiaj-ers, which shows tlie '. H
change in opinion: .H
"I believe the tiiuo U here when H
wu must uiku off our lints to 'ITiu-Il' H
Jesse Knight," said n well-knowu H
mining engineer Tuesday on return-. H
ing from the Tintio district, "Mr.
idiiglit litis been up against Ronio M
pretty tovero criticism relative to M
tho Knight Mneltor in Tintio, but M
ha it understood that ho knew what IH
ha was doing, nnd has brought into H
actual being u veryi spocessful M
smelting plant, nno whoso present M
pcrforminccs are on n par with M
those of any first-class smeltor in M
tho wholo land. .. .. . M
"We also weresinclin'ed to criti- M
ciso him when hirtopp.ed his oro Hj
shipments several mouths ago to M
tho smelters of tho United. States 'M
company. Wo thought lie'bhojil'd 'M
wntiniic to ship iu order to keep M
up tho large dividend rate. lie H
ceased the shipments because ho H
was certain he could make a greater H
amount1 of profit by sending tho IH
vjoU to hi own plant,, pven thouih
lilU WUuId i.Tnriirrrn'ii-fof4ita-Writ4" -B
tar to be whipped into proper shupu M
before biiipments could bo made. s
Tlio Colorado is now sending to this H
plant 150 tpns of high-grade silver- H
laid ore daily, and it will not be M
many day until t the ''.Imido M
t-)-i 200 tins of tliU rnck n l y. H
To my uttio'i, iIih ihhi.h bi.i r M
dividendu fnm the ii"i of tho wir M
turn the I' cnil.iT dihUbun"". ''M
'UncU' J " I ' vs whit fc is 'M
lllllllt, i- .1 . l n d H
If j id ii 'I-" ivtv !' - JB
!f lira a.c . . i '. I ' oi." IB
The Dkmik'rat fei'4n n pt of '' H
leautiful inJijiukiM-fium V. h,
Hay and Co., Startup Citud.v i ' ., H
.tho Klei'tiio. Co, tyiid thu Mi re H
1 Qril" '-. - U
Don't cok on Ktns. ! t fl
the Greer hituu. TubliH '- vd N
if ordered in advance. Dinner 3G'. '
Gilicte Safety Razors, Smoot H
Dru Cq.v, Agents. ' 9