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' 'i Wednesday, November 9, 1004.
I S, And now wo can all sco what blamed
( fools those people were who made
l those before election estimates. But
what a spoil sport the man would.be
j 4 who should say that nobody should
' make ante-election estimates! Half
1 .1 the pleasure of the campaign would bo
! , gone If the respective experts were not
Jj allowed to show how their parties were
H bound to win.
II m
H British stockholders in the South Af-
' rlcan mines are complaining of their
! hard lot; they are obliged to pay a
double tax on helr Incomes. Thus, a
shareholder in tho diamond mines at
i Kimborlv received recently a warrant
j for a four per cent dividend; the local
if Income tax of one shilling on the pound
j) had been deducted, and he would have
still to. pay the home income tax of the
; I ! Fame amount That is to say. he would
' k ! be taxed on the dividend two shillings
I ' j In the pound. But what is the use of
1 t complaining about a thing like that?
The tax is only tithing, and the man
( J ho is unwilling to pay tithing, es-
, '! pecially ono on dividends from dia-
j , monds, must be hard to sulL
.' . The llare-up made by the Panamans
! rn account of their misapprehension of
1 ! the treaty with this country for the
i t ! building of the canal, draws attention
I ' anew to the impossibility of dealing on
.!,' a reasonable basis with the excitable
people of the Isthmus. It is also a dl-
I i icct and anxious cloud upon the bulld-
I Ing .of the canal itself. For if that
i.J great enterprise, with the tremendous
j i money value involved, is to be nagged
j at every little while by a jealous and
. half-demented lot of political flre
brands, then the situation would qulck-
''i ly become Intolerable. The only real
' solution of the question Is what was
proposed some time ago by The Trl-
t bune to take In the canal strip, or tho
j . whole of Panama, and make It U. S.
l territory.
. j A good many figures have been given
; of the losses of- the Russians and the
1 I' Japanese respectively, at the battles
V below Mukden. The latest figures show
that the Russian loss was 14.000 killed
L and -10.000 to 50,000 wounded, while the
Japanese loss is given at but 15.000 In
I jt all. This Is an enormous disparity,
J F( but it must be recalled that the Rus-
! ; slans made the1 attack, and were badly
' routed at many places, suffering enor
mously both in the advance and the
J' retreat. But In the battle of Llao
1 ,lj Yang, the losses were more equal, the
i Japanese making the attack, but ln-
Mj! fllctlng severe loss on the Russians in
t! ' their retreaL No doubt the losses all
told, Including Port Arthur, will be
j substantially even", and scores of thou
sands will be the figure. All this be-
Sj2 cau?e the Czar refused to keep his
"'j word to get out of Manchuria, but on
i 4 'I'll the contrary kept advancing all the
jii time, and intriguing In Korea until
I ,j) Japan could stand it no more,
, It is apparent from all the reports
I'ij on the subject, that Insanity is incrcas-
, ing in the United States. Tills is often
Hl 'l cited in proof of the claim that life
1 5 ' In this country Is growing too strenu-
K.;1 ous; that the human muke-up Is not
H) able to stand the pace. But that this
j,' Is so, cannot be maintained as pecu-
Hjj 1 liar to this country. Thus the increase
( f c't persons ccrllficd as Insane in Eng-
' land and Wales was 323o in 1003, the
Hlj j total number at the close of that year
y in those countries having been 117,109.
j l The increase of tho year before was
tj a little greater, 3251. A singular fea-
j J ture of the returns was the enormous
death rate of tho insane, 119 in the
thousand for males, and 91.3 for fe-
j males, while that (for the whole popu-
'A 1 latlon was 17.4 per thousand for males,
Hj : j and 15.2 for females. The chief cause
',j of Insanity Is given as heredity, which
1 accounts for 1S.G per cent of the male
B ,l and 24.4 per cent of the female cases.
" Intemperance Is a close second, with
H l 22.S per cent of the males and 9,5 per
H !M cent of the females. Domestic troubles
Hj I are charged with S.C per cent of the
Hj female cases, and 3.8 per cent among
B j the males, vhlle business and money
fl 'i troubles arc almost exactly the rc-
ij verse, being 5.7 per cent for the men
; I and 3.5 per cent for the women. Re-
H if liglous excitement Is often claimed as
H a great cause Of Insanity; but in I2ng-
'1 land and "Wales but 1.2 per cent of the
H , male and l.G per cent of tho female
cases aro charged to that cause. Sui
cidal tendencies are more common
among women than among men, the
ratio being 55.2 and 44.8 per cent respectively.
The news carried this morning in
The Trlbuno on the Presidential elec
tion is great. The people of the coun
try Jmyo endqrscd by an unprecedented
majority, the niotto, No Humbug!
Tho Democratic campaign was on
such a scale that tho people could find
nothing to take hold of; it dodged ev
ery Issue: it said to evory man, "Mako
your own platform, only for God's
sake voto tho Democratic ticket!" It
was a campaign of imbecility and
cowardice, and tho American people
have no uho for imbecility, and thoy
hate a coward. The result of yester
day's election definitely settles It that
Bryan is and must remain the lcado'r
of tho Democratic party. Ho is a pos
itive character, having something defi
nite to say, and whllo the peoplo of
the East may not like the things he
says, they cannot help admiring tbo
man. Parkor is precisely his antithe
sis, the very reverso of the sort of man
tho American voter admires.
But what a stunning blow it all is
to tho professional politicians! Now
York was doubtful,- with the Demo
crats confidently claiming it, and It
votes for Roosevelt as' it did for Mc
Klnley in 1S9G, the majority counted by
hundreds of thousands.
And so in tho other so-called "doubt
ful" States; tholr majority for Roose
velt is so great as to disconcert every
calculation and appall every opposi
tion shoutcr.
Indiana. West Virginia, New Jersey,
Connecticut, all for Roosevelt, and so
strongly for him that they excel in his
support even what was expected of the
admittedly staunch, strong Republican
And the foremost politicians didn't
know anything about it! Where is tho
old-time political manager "with his
ear close to tho ground," who could
hear tho tread of the hosts of the vot
ers oven before they trod? Is real pol
itics becoming a lost art In America?
Have we gone past the day when any
one can forecast with reasonable ac
curacy the result of an olectlon?
The business world seemed to know
what was going 'on, for it has pro
ceeded during the past month or more
precisely as If Roosevelt wero already
elected, and It was a certainty that
present conditions' were not to be dis
turbed. The returns at this writing (2:30 a,
m.) indicate with tolerable certainty
that Roosevelt will have three hundred
and fourteen of the electoral votes,
-with Parker one hundred and sixty
two, as follows:
Roosevelt California 10, Colorado 5,
Connecticut 7, Delaware 3, Idaho 3, Illi
nois 27, Indiana 15, Iowa 13, Kansas 10,
Maine C. Massachusetts -16, Michigan
14, Minnesota 11, Montana 3, Nebraska
8, New Hampshire 4, New Jersey 12,
New York 39, North Dakota 4, Ohio 23,
Oregon 4, Pennsylvania 34, Rhode
Island 4, South Dukota 4, Utah 3, Ver
mont 4, Washington 5, West Virginia
7, Wisconsin 13, Wyoming 3314.
Parker Alabama 11, Arkansas 9,
Florida 5, Georgia 13, Kentucky 13, Lou
isiana 9, Maryland 8, Mississippi 10,
Missouri IS, Nevada 3, North Carolina
12, South Carolina 9, Tennessee 12,
Texas 18, Virginia 12 1C2.
In, $),GtffBryan received 17G electoral
votes to McKInley's 271; In 1900 Bryan
received 155 electoral votes to McKIn
ley's 292. McKInley's hlghost over
Bryan, 137; Roosevelt over Parker, 152.
Parker Is a much worse beaten man
than Bryan ever was.
The following, from the Hon. Alma
Eldrcdge, post marked Coalville, No
vember 7th, reached us yesterday.
Editor Salt Lake Tribune: "Better late
than never," goes the old adage.
My attention is called to your editorial
In The Tribune of October 13th last, where
in you B"tatc: "Wo aro sorry to see Hon.
Alma Eldrcdge Join tho feeble and furry
cry that there is no church interference
In politics in this State."
I might not, under other circumstances,
feel chagrined to know that you would
make such a statement. But knowing as
I do that tho cntlro sentence is based on
an assumed measure, rathor than on your
own knowledge of facts. putB a different
phase on the measure.
Your presumption relative to my nomi
nation in 1803 is far fetched and shows a
lack ofvknowledge of tho circumstances
connected therewith.
Your statement. "So Eldredgo was nom
inated and by tho very church influence
he now declares does not exist, and has
not existed," docs not ngreo with tho
facts, as Eldredgo has never made any
such statement or declaration.
You aro fully aware that Eldredgo
knows too well, and he knows whereof
he speaks, tho history of tho political pro
cedure in Utah during the paBt five years,
and over, to make such a statement aa
you Impute to him.
nicatlon spaco in your paper, I remain,
yours respectfully,
Coalville, Utah, November C, 1001.
With regard to our knowledge of the
facts regarding Mr. Eldredge's nomina
tion, wo havo only to say that we
know very much more about it than
ho thinks we do. We heard the job
put up, In the alley to the east of the
Grand Theater, by the Utah county del
egation. For the nccuracy of the report of
Mr. Eldredge's speech at Richfield,
where he Is alleged to have attacked
tho American party as stated, we of
course cannot .personally vouch. But
it is a Joy to have from Mr. Eldredgo
such nn unequivocal admission of his
knowledge of church Influence In tho
politics of Utah as Is conveyed In his
statement that he "knows too well,
and he knows whereof he speaks, the
history of the political procedure In
Utah, during the past five years, and
over, to make such a statement as you
lmputo to him" that Is, that such In
fluence haa not been exerted.
Thlsols a frank and manly statement
by Mr Eldredgo. We wish he had not
delayed bo long In making It. But, ns
ho says, "better late than never." His
worda on this subject, uttered not from
the hearsay, but from his own knowl
edge ho knows loo well, and he knows
whereof he speaks that this church In
fluence has been used, is but another
strong link In the binding chain of evi
dence which makes the caso against
tho church political leaders In this mat
ter complete.
Tho church leaders and politicians
havo been able once more to shield
themselves behind the body of the
Mormon people. They have once more
been able to persuade them into the
folly of believing that an effort to
held tho apostolic dodgers to tho ful
fillment of their voluntary pledges (for
which they received large and valuable
consideration), is an attack upon the
Mormon people.
It is an adroit game, but It cannot
win in tho long run. In tho words of
the great and Immortal Lincoln, you
can fool all tho people some of the
time, and some of the people all the
time, but you can't fool all the people
all of the time. This Is a great truth
that the tricksters and self-seekers
among tho high church politicians have
yet to learn. But they will learn It
yet, for tho lesson will bo Imparted to
them so well nnd strong that there
will be no escape from the knowledge
As an illustration ot now inorougniy
the wool Is pulled over the eyes of the
Mormon people this time, note tho re
ports of the speakers in the different
meeting-houses of that sect on Sunday
afternoon. At a considerable number
of those meetings, the speakers took oc
casion to rail at the American party;
at others, the counsel was given for
Mormons to stand together, and cast
their ballots for "the right men," these
being, of course, the men selected by
the church apostolic politicians for the
different positions. In most of the
meetings where this subject was spo
ken of it was In the vein that "their
enemies" were harassing the Saints,
and that It behooved all to stand to
gether, and offer a compact resistance
to the attacks of the foe. One old gen
tleman In the Sixteenth ward was so
full of bitterness of his recollections of
tho times at Nauvoo that he actually
considered the spirit of thieves and
murderers to be the actuating motive
of the American party.
All that Is pitiful In the supreme de
gree. Poor, deluded souls, when will
you ever throw off the wicked thralldom
which blinds your eyes and warps your
It strikes every American with a
shock of surprise and commiseration
when he finds that some people really
believe that the organization of the
American party Is an attack upon the
Mormon people. For no one who un
derstands the spirit of that party can
for a moment harbor such a wrong
The fact is precisely the reverse.
Every one having to do with tho or
ganization or management of that
party means only good and help to
tho Mormon people. The Idea is to
free them from the shackles that bind
them politically, and which their adroit
and unscrupulous leaders, repudiating
all their pledges to refrain from 9uc-h
acts, seek to make complete and per
petual. The American party Is not the party
of hostility, but the party of friendli
ness; the force that would protect the
masses of the people from the leaders'
who havo brought them to contumely
and shame, not for anything that tho
people themselves have done, but on
account of tc faith-breaking of those
leaders, and their shameless proclama
tion In the face of an outraged public,
that they were living, had for fourteen
years been living, and intended to con
tinue to live, In defiance of the laws of
God and of man.
Is It not the most singular thing In
the world, the most marvelous piece of
self-deception Imaginable, that the
Mormon people can persuade them
selves that they should bear the odium
that comes In consequence of that law
less and law-defying course of action
on the part of their reckless leaders?
Here are men and women by the thou
sands, who have nothing In common
with that law-defying life. .who would
not break a pledge for all the honors
and money that could be placed be
fore them, standing in the breach f0
sustain others In a course that they
would utterly and wrathfully repudiate
for themselves.
From the earliest records of man
kind, a disposition for self-sacrifice" has
the human race; but there has always
been some redeeming feature about tho
sacrifice, either in sentlmenL or loyalty.
It has remained for Utah to set a new
and lower standard; for a people to
sacrifice themselves on the altar of
lawlessness, and to take upon them
solves a guilt they have not earned; to
defy for others the laws In the name
of patriotism, that they themselves
have not violated, nnd while protesting
their obedience to the laws of the land,
and their fervant patriotism, range
themselves In front of their betrayers
In order to shield pledge-breakers and
defiers of their country's law, as well
as of the laws to which the church
leaders and they themselves have giv
en assent.
It Is a fearful spectacle of misdirected
staunchness, a dreadful lesson In the
arts of deception and humiliation, and
a shocking example of the bdtrayal of
confidence, devotion, and trust.
The qhurch organ lost night deplored
the Idea of having the schools of this
city come under political Infiuence, and
It cited the Boston Transcript as an
authority in opposition to political con
trol of the schools. But the fact Is,
that the sort of political control of the
schools that the Boston Transcript de
plores Is- exactly what the church organ
wants. Under the political Idea of
electing tho members of tho Board of
Education, the church here would con
trol both parties, and have In the Board
always a majority of Mormons, and
the Mormon influence would bo ever
dominant, as It is now. By the politi
cal pull, the Mormons- became In
trenched In the Board, and they have
gradually encroached upon tho efil
clency of the schools from time to time
until their Inferiority to the former
standard iy confessed by every one who
knows anything about school work.
Tho News evidently eees the hand
writing on the wall, and fears to lose
this Mormon control, with the Immense
prestige It gives Mormons to pose
as the friends of education, while
ignorantly damaging that which they
ao loudly profes? to uphold.
It Is true that the American senti
ment of this city demands that the
schools shall be purified; that they shall
be taken out of the Ignorant, bigoted
control Into which they have fallen.
But it Is not lruC( as the church organ
viciously and meanly Intimates, that
any ono wants to run them a9 ahtl
Mormon schools; the Idea and purpose
Is that they shall not be run as Mormon
schools, with Mormon Intimidation
chasing tho best teachers out of town,
and causing every Gentile teacher to
feel that her tenure of employment Is
Insecure, no matter how good the work
he or sho may do; that the real favor
of the Board of Education Is reserved
for the Mormon teacher. That is a con
dition of affairs that the people are de
termined to shake off, and tho News
comes shivering to toe the mark with
a prompt announcement of its fright,
The; campaign of the American party
In Utah this year was short. But It in
stantly challenged the attention of tho
people, and the, Immense Interest It
aroused offset to some degree the limit
ed time In which it had to do Its work
before the day of election.
It was inevitable that a certain
amount of mlsundertsandlng should at
tend this first campaign of the new
party. Some did not ugrce with the
time and manner of the organization;
but oven those In sympathy with the
alms of the American party who did
not think the time opportune, or who
thought that they should have been at
the head of the movement when It be
gan, must concede that 'the campaign
of the party has been waged on a high
plane; that abuse and vituperation
have been studiously avoided, and that
It has been a clean campaign, honor
able and aboveboard, so far as the
American party Is concerned.
But some did not wish the party or
ganized at all. The strength of this
antagonistic feeling rested with those
of the church leaders who have been
controlling the politics of the peoplo
and the public affairs of the State, of
the counties, and of the cities. Those
church politicians saw In the Ameri
can movement the end of their usurped
and Insolent, domination. They knew
that they were violating the constitu
tion of tho State, breaking the rule of
their church, repudiating the pledges
made by the church leaders In the dark
days before Statehood, when they were
beseeching that Utah be admitted Into
the Union of States, and defying the
moral and political sentiments of the
United States, In their course.
Consequently, they did not wish at
tention called to the condition of af
fairs which their faithlessness had cre
ated; they wanted to keep right along
In their course of dominating both the
Republican and the Democratic par
ties. Thus they would be the unques
tioned dictators in the State's affairs,
and would have the politicians of both
parties knuckling to them, nnd kneel
ing to them, asking the favor of their
nods, and dreading the shake of their
It was hateful to thees church poli
ticians and crafty manipulators to havo
any party arise In Utah that would di
rectly and aggressively oppose them.
By every means in their power they
sought to minimize the effect thai- the
American party might exercise. They
havo mlsrcprcesnted its purpose and
lied about Its acts.
They havo libeled those active In
forming that party and In advancing
Its cause. They have persuaded the
Mormon people that the American
purpose Is to attack the Mormon church
nd assail the Mormon masses. They
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have striven to mould the Mormon peo
ple Into a solid mass, under tho pre
tense that they are attacked, which Is
a false plea altogether.
And while the leaven of truo Ameri
canism has thus been kept from per
meating the Mormon mass as it might
and should have done, there has been
after all, a gratifying progress. Many
of the brightest minds among tho Mor
mons have seen tho light and have
gladly hailed with joyous welcome the
advent of the better things which the
American party stands for, and havo
taken prominent and helpful part In the
campaign; and this without any loss of
standing In the Mormon church; a fact
which, In itself Is a complete refutation
of the charge that the American party
Is an anti-Mormon party.
So the campaign, while not capturing
the State, has been one of which the
American party and its sponsors may
well be proud. They have reason to bo
proud of tho campaign Itself, and also
of the vote that this new party polled,
as well as of the good will which It has
attracted to Itself throughout tho State.
It Is a splendid beginning of a move
ment that will surely redeem Utah
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