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I 2 GOODWIN'S WEEKLY
M C. C. GOODWIN Editor M J. T. GOODWIN, Manager H L. S. GILLHAM, Business Manager K PUBLISHED EVERY SATURDAY. B SUBSCRIPTION PRICE OF GOODWIN'S WEEKLY. H Including postage in tho United States, Canada and H Mexico, $2.00 per year; $1.00 for six months. Sub- B scriptions to all foreign countries within tho Postal H Union, $3.60 per year. i Single copies, 5 cents. H ' Payments should bo made by Chock, Money , Order or Registered Letter, payablo to Goodwin's K Weekly. K Address all communications to Goodwin' y Weekly. H Entered at tho Postofilco at Salt Lako City, H Utah, U. S. A., as second-class matter. M P. O. Boxes, 1274 and 1772. M Telephones: Bell, 301; Ind., 302. B 225-22G Commercial Club Bid?., Salt Lako City. M j day on which the Lord was born, and that other ? day on which he died. And ho distinctly stated M ' that prior to that she was hut a chattel. A chat- m tel lender the old dispensation, until the day camo M ' which had long beon predicted when a savior m should he born. Moreover, his picture of the M modern liouse with the wife and mother as queen H of that home, was in itself an apostrophe to true H womanhood. And he used no plurals. H Those who listened must have tliought invol- jH unlanlly of tho disposition which we all have 3 seen manifested in certain quarters lately, to blast H the namo of a blameless young -woman in .order H to shield the man to whom she had given her H trust under the faith which has been ringing in H her ears since childhood. H The truth of his conclusions, no fair-minded H man can combat. H When the Gentiles came hero in force the deg- H radation of women under the rule of embruted H men was manifest enough. Had Utah been an H island, never invaded by Gentiles, by this time, H it would have been the scorn of civilization. H We speak of this because we know of positive H - knowledge, that the so-called manifesto by Presi- H dont "Woodruff was a mere makeshift. It did H not come until the first presidency was advised H that unless something was done, there was grave H danger that the government would disfranchise H every member of tho sect and that the supreme H court would give that law full validity. This was ox- H plained to the apostolic quorum, and then as an H evasion the manifesto was issued. We say eva- H sion for no man can honestly construe it any H other way. It was a temporary suspension merely H of the old so-called brutal revelation, not a re- H peal, and this is made tho more clear from tho H fact that the books for the young of the sect to H read have the old revelation in full, and no sign H of the manifesto. Wo know it too by the man- H ner of lives the chiefs of the church pursue. All H the high officers, save two, are living in polygamy. Hi Young men in every hamlet of the state will point H out the houses in which the young plurals live; H when a man was selected to take charge of tho K schools in Mexico, he left his wife hero and when ho reached Mexico he had another, and for many H ' years (probably still) just as an evidence of good H faith come up once a year and spent a few weeks B in his own house. Ahout one year ago last May H ' a man Who hold a high office In tho temple, hur I rled away, fearing exposure, tho church loaned H - him the money to go, he wont to El Paso, thence B to the West Indies and at last accounts was in H Alberta. I Tho expectation of the MJormon ipeople is I that just as soon as It can safely be done, tho I divinity of polygamy as a church sacrament will be proclaimed. Indeed, what else was tho bur- den of tho talk of Mrs. Sara Young Gates not a month ago. With it of course goes the claim that the head of the church has a divine right to dictate to this I people in every way, temporal as well as spirit- ual, or to delegate that power to the higher prieet- 1 ood. How else could Reed Smoot come, to this city and dictate what candidates must be nonii- B n nated and elected? Is it not clear that the Am erican party has ample cause for its existence, and is it not clear enough that every Gentile who loves tho memory of his mother should belong to it. The Hessian misled some readers of the Herald-Republican a day or two ago by heading an editorial "How an Editor Went Wrong." As it happened, the article was not an autobiography. General Agramonte GENERAL AGRAMONTE came up from the City of Mexico to attend the Grand en campment, after an absence of twenty years from this city. He still has his name re corded in the state department as a resi dent of Salt Lake, state of "Utah, in the United States. He has never expatriated himself, and there is in his thought no flag like the stars and stripes. Time has seemed to stand still with him. Most men as they groAV old are rated as older than they really are, and some have poor memories and, being small when they were born, date their ages from the time they began to take on lasting impressions. General Aigramonte's trouble is the other way. It is hard for him to make people believe he Is not twenty years younger than he claims to be. He has the look and actions of a man of fifty or fifty-five at most. Still he was in tho Sepoy rebellion; he watched the "charge of the Light Brigade" at Balaklava, and was a seasoned soldier in the war of 1SG1-65, and though on the staff of the commander-in-chief here last week, he marched on foot with the old boys, as they captured Main Street. He was welcomed here by a great multitude of friend3 and when the encampment was over re mained several days to "renew assurances," as Governor West was wont to say, with them. He will leave for Mexico as soon as the rail roads are repaired. He reports that he is doing reasonably well, that after all the storms the river of his life is a gentle current running between verdure and flower-clothed banks and hopes it may reach a bend soon and turn back and Anally sink under the stars and stripes. His visit was most welcome. Charles Warren Fairbanks has not been heard of for some time. The man who tried to become president on tho formula method seems to be just as dead as if he were still vice president. Death of Mrs. William McGill MRS. WM. McGILL, of Ely, Nevada, died at St. Mark's Hospital on Thursday last. She was brought in from her home, desperate ly ill, some days ago, and never rallied. She was a most estimable lady, a power for good all her life. Her home has beer in Eastern Nevada since girlhood. She Avent there when it was a frontier in every sense of the word; she met its hardships and dangers and privations with a cheerful self abnegation, which was an inspiration to all who knew her. It seems especially hard that just when fortune smi!ed ;:pon hr husband and herself she should be called away. To her husband she has been, all in all, through all their walk through life, and the strong man is well-nigh prostrated by the mighty bereavement that has come upon him. Tho death of Mrs. McGill will cause a great wave of sorrow to spread over Ely and all tho surrounding region, for everyone knew her, and to lilnow her was to love her. Peace to her and such comfort to those near her as comes with tho knowledge that the life that has tied was always high and true and sin core, and that her sufferings earned the everlast ing poace that has come to her. 5Eiif5MiSBni5SB5im The Cathedral Dedication THE dedication of the new Roman Catholic cathedral last Sunday was most dramatic as well as solemn. The blare of martial music from the grand encampment died away on Saturday night; the great organ of the cathedral took up a loftier strain on Sunday morning. All that tho experience and practice of nearly two thousand years, to make dedicatory services sol emn and impressive was invoked on Sunday . last. Tho robed prelates and priests, the music, the incense, the flaming tapers, the chants, the prayers nothing was omitted. The beautiful in terior of the great house, the sunlight on the il luminated windows, bringing out in full their ex- qulslte and sacred embelishments, all so har monized that the effect was most profound. , The crowning feature was the sermon by Archbishop Glennon of St. Louis. It has been pub lished in the daily papers and all can judge its simple grandeur, but only those who heard it can realize the grace and dignity of its delivery. It was a great day for the Roman Catholics of this region, a day of days for Bishop Scanlan. He planted a kernel in tho -desert forty years ago. The angels of Pity and of Love moistened the ground, and from it sprang a tree that has ex tended its shade far and wide, and its golden flowers were gathered last Sunday and laid at the bishop's feet. The dedication was a great event in the Ro man Catholic history of the west, and in 'the his tory of this city. George Bernard Shaw refuses to visit this country because, he says, he has something of a reputation here now and he does not want to lose it. That shouldn't make any difference: he does not have to run for office if he comes to America. The Late A. E. Welby IN the confusion of last week a notice of the death of Superintendent Welby was omitted. Ho died in Denver on Sunday the 8th inst. He was one of the ablest railroad men in the west; he was master of every branch of the business, and pursued it with a zeal and clear judgment that never faltered. He helped bring the Rio Grande Western into this city, and 30 long as the late General Palmer lived was one of his most trusted lieutenants. Outside of railroads, Mr. Welby was a most superior man, posted on every thing on both sides of the Atlantic, alert and clear-brained and always abreast of the world. In private life ho was the very soul of generosity, one of the most genial companions and sincerest of friends. His death is a great loss, ho should have beon spared for another quarter of a century. A Texas man and his sister-in-law engaged , In a street duel. She is in jail; ho in the hospi tal. This comic-weekly joke about women's aim doesn't go in tho Panhandle. ., The first Cain-rush was in the days of Adam, and Abel was the original sophomore. i A physician of Nantes thinks ho has made a new discovery that of producing sleep by means of electricity. He only thinks so: he has never hoard of Auburn or S'ng Sing. Like produces like. Nothing on earth could make tho men attending the Irrigation congress dry up. We presume it is in order to refer to the heir to the throne of Spain as Castile's hope. The Kaiser has beon advising his people against race suicide. While he was about it he might as well have urged them to drink beer.