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Ht ' 2 GOODWIN'S W.BBKLY.
HH,i j. Hkh '1 THE LUST OF GOLD. HtffJ I jft Strange land is ours, we all, both young and old, H f ( 'I J Bow down In worship of our idol, gold. Hj ' We rate our neighbors by the rule of three, Hji' t i To thousands nod, to millions bend the knee; 'jIiHH ,r g0 we se our Paces renown, H Jj Praise a rich boor and deify a clown; Hl n u i j To gold though brought by an embruted hand, H i io In reverent attitude we love to stand; Bf! ltj' or S our matrons weave enchanting wiles; H ' f"V' : For gold our maidens save their sweetest smiles; Bj lq'j f For gold our men their honor will degrade, H h Jui'i Their manhood sell, their promises evade. 1 "f 1 'Jl e nover ask now Smith his fortune wrought, M vj V r We only ask how big a stake he brought. H ' , Our study is not how in honor true fl lv ' We may increase the wealth that is our due, M ' 'i- But how our ducats we may heap and store B !J " And still escape the penitentiary door. H ,4 J' 'Tis only when some careless thief is caught H' - f That our shocked souls are sadly overwrought, H .'lf. " And we indignant shout in wild acclaim M . ' ! ii -, Against the awful sin of it, the. sin and shame. v.:)1: HLjil.' THAT COWARDLY LETTER. ' ; , n That man who sent the threatening letter to Hw:"'. the Stewart attorneys was either a cowardly l'' I1 . bluffer or a would-be-murdere . In either case he H I revealed the fact that he is not fit to call himself Hi I . ' a citizen of the United States or of any other Hl4j; ! civilized country, for he has not yet obtained the HIj4 J. knowledge that civilized society rests on obedience Hit ; t0 tne la-ws. Again he showed that if in earnest, 1 m ; be is a worse criminal than Mortensen, even as- HfiNtjL suming him guilty of the murder of Hay, for he (!t! deliberately threatens the murder of innocent R$h, jj women and children. Hf '$ Again he makes clear that he knows nothing of Hi '1 tne duties which an attorney owes to a client, the HE ' 5 duties prescribed by the consensus of the best minds among lawyers and judges after centuries of thought has been devoted to the subject. Again, he claims to be a tax payer. We do not believe that he ever honestly paid even a poll-tax. He should, if possible, be searched out and appre hended. His rightful place is behind the bars of a prison. The truth is there are a great many men yet in Utah who have no conception of the sovereignty that should attach to the laws of the country. Their minds have been trained to deride the laws of the Republic when they pleased to, and to believe that a higher law than any of the State should govern. It would be an admirable object lesson to every one of these could this bluffer be landed for a good healthy time behind the bars. Our belief is that the writer of the letter is but a cowardly, vicious sneak, because when a man is deliberating the crime of murder he does not advertise the fact. All the same this miscreant ought if possible to bo apprehended and caged. He is not fit to live among civilized men and women, for his letter shows that his lawless soul has never yet obtained the first glimpse of the duties which a citizen owes to his country. If A. "W. McCune was defeated for the United States Senate because he owned one alleged newspaper, and if Tom Kearns owns or controls all the leading papers of the State, what is your guess? IN THE FAR OFF ISLAND. The Philippines, save such islands as aro peopled by the murderous Moros have passed under Civil rule; pardon has been extended to political offend ers, more school-houses are being built; the revo lution of good roads ought to begin soon; the clouds one by one are breaking and redemption t1 -.iii' ,i l.VVyE.RB&C&BRO. H;i,4 ; : Kit1 A COLOSSAL IS SHIRT WAIST SALE. H Bill mf. Begins MONDAY at 8 O'clock. Hbl 1 Hi! tt HIT l Hir f Seven tables all the way down oar center aisle 1 are loaded down with WAIST BARGAINS. r : J I WASH GOODS Hi I Melting away. Prices have melted to almost HJ : nothing and goods are melting away like dew: j;j ; before the morning sun. But there is no let: B1H ; up on slashing while a single yard of wash Mm i fabric remains. A liberal quantity to select from. I and disenthrallment are making way. That is not a bad showing. If life can be made safe, if the Filipino can receive the full value of his labor and the products of his labor; if he can be permitted to grasp at all the possibilities of his country, unfettered by unreasonable restraints and saved from robbery by brigands and officials, even in his darkened mind the fact should dawn that it was a merciful interposition, that dissolved the Spanish misrule in the Philippines and brought those islands under the flag of the Great Republic. It was a belief of the ancient Romans that "The Great Twin Brethern" wero guadian angels of Rome. Back comes the chief in triumph, Who in the hour of light, Has seen the great Twin Brethern In harness on his right Safe comes the ship to haven 1 hrouyh billows and through gales If once the Great Twin Brethern Sit shining on the sails. The spirit of Liberty is what the Great Twin Brethren were of old. It was what lightened the sails of the Dewey fleet and guided it into Manila Bay. It sighted the guns on that Sabbath morn ing, as those great guns sounded the death knell of Spain's cruel rule in those islands. The pur pose, the execution of which was begun, that day will not be reliquished; the islands will be fully consecrated to freedom; enlightment will extend there; the genius of free institutions will more and more impress itself there and the light will extend to that Asian coast which has been merciless to its people from the first, and the Old Flag will take on new splendors year by year. - If a man gets a glass of beer from a saloon on Sunday he is a law-breaker and miscreant; if he gets a high-ball at a drug store he is a gentleman who was ill, but has had his medicine and is better. jQy I "Look Out for the Little Things and you need n't worry about the big ones." That is the Burlington idea. Adherence to it has placed the Burlington in the front rank of American railroads absolutely with out a rival in point of good service. The Chicago Special leaving Denver at 4 p. m., the St. Louis Special leaving at 3 p mt(, and the Vestibuled Flyer leaving at 10 p. m , are offered as good examples of the Burlington idea. Tickets at offices of Connecting Lines. Ticket Office, - 79 V - Second South St. R. F. Nesi-en, General Agent, Salt Lake City.