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LXyo' '3- Salt Um City, Utjjh. Monday Mogyiyg, December 20, 1904, 10 pages.five cents.
ii fBQVOKE REPLY
IEr Louisan Declares They
Lmine Faith of Youth
Ycrlt Prfachr Accused of DTaw
fcJ Prom Herbert Spencer
Il0n5. lH-r. Ij.-Rfv Dr William
Ljcsi;k. ViM'T of the First Presby
Knrrfc, devoted his entire sermon
LrJ: reply to Dr. Lyman Al bott,
CJ Vfw York divine, who In a sen
tKrraun to Harvard studr-M-- last
wholly from the accepted
lof organized orthodoxy Tr Mc
declared In peathlng terms that
Ejktt i!r. w w IV rn-m H'-i ..'-rt
twhl.'h In Itself effectively coun
ts! Is profession of a belief In a
Sdutd thnt the Fastern divlno has
Bid the faith of lan.noo youths In
Blithe Bible, in which Dr Abbott
-jf t!'-'.-. "'"I up 'ii v.lil.li he has
fc itvral brilliant romment.-uii s.
JkSittrl-k'? audience listened most
Ejj. The fact that Dr. M Kit trick
Cfcd u one of th'- most liberal tho
& b tt.- Presbyterian church In
fa, sake; the reply all tho mure
jfc Dr. McKlttrlck said In part:
God Is Everywhere
yLHs. Gol I nc rvwhrn' ami In all
sLHip." w T'r Abbott truly says, 'hut
JK . :' thi trjtli 1 . '1 I nvn
'..rt arid m'irc than all
ss,Sp Thl? I the necessary compiem- nt
aSjKr Afe.ll'H 'Hi t irn l.'-t me Illustrate
Hbtt-e fpngc Drop a sponge In a
Htc wattr. I.'t soak up "'' water
n t' ilo- wH'T
HtIT'' ' ' Id
Hftttrj". i" i " i. i would
Htf bet thnt it.- re Is mop water In
V" I (lit Is l!.t 1 till s"nc
Hvttltc. .nr.d :..-t then mo God
i v. .. :ic! it bo whom
net b- nnallcr than the univi
GoJ. A i - tin- law.
B thi lawmaki r
j Kktr If Dr Abbott knew ili.a ho
jevV ;..(! Ilk- I"-. Abli-.tt ?;r.s
iHlI think 1 viri:d put footnotes un
mWf' Bpoct-r i -lino It
HBftir.ist! 'i- qui tc from a
HH pmtri In alongside with niv prn
tf. Pun theism te
Blh dl in
"P" i-.irr.at.- In tin- II. -h How
pptEii Incarnate out of patithe-
Immluence of God.
iWfcamation shows not only tho Im
r '"'"l bui hLs tra.ii".
. fM'-W night. Ml for. Ml law II .vv
: L ' -1
IBf ' " rr Am...'
' I M rd him dollv i- Home of
1 1; prayt rs that
IESllr'' i i .nso of
5tlir! with i 1 1 . .
nci, I: . not gQ mucj, What Dr.
F1' m bat he doe( not Bay, thru
r? P" youth of r- n
JK;, -r- ' ,1), t. r. .-.! tl
'j this present aga; it will bo
IK" '"!r" 1,1 A1'1'"" . i.n-
, K.', lb. I'.lli'.- wh.-n h- h I.I
mtJ tor chllrrh. Tli" Bible, the
'K''s church dof-s it rlr.lm to ho
ijg ",1r,r- ''-n-H' It At.i.oit H shirs.
The Natural Law
LBlWM Dr A""'" M- -'V r,l ..-M
iWiV" , "r,f 'f I 1 1 -."Ur t.n.-.-r
Hrt.-1 1 d -I
'diw t N"ry """'"'nr.Ttal'l. I'T
m . 1 I''-"'- I'- t: ' f.. L-1'. .-n. i. In
i n,'U;rKaKunU',-rfl Yni1 must
fcUr-r !lth h"arf '""l '1 tl-mH
1 'trlveness In an Infli I n-
B't.ri 1 "A' ' I "f -hrlBtlan
' Bi' I'ifi nV, a" 1'1,;ils" Yo" ma'
-,, 7', t... .'i.'-'i -
1 Pthn ,U;" r""lb'r fac- tl.o
Br?r C bC'UPr r.-vor
I. V - fir' on the personallt of
- ' -..-- w,-ines-
r fitM. r,J lv thf ul torn tiee of
feu' 1 nvi,lv Par tb-ulorlv to
Pn fst "--'1 It"- .h-.ir.h--
I CALL A HERETIC.
hJ'r Sn" Dr Abbott
ba, ' 'rTt'" H'v Dr Lnmnn
,rr" ,r' ppleto-i I'hapM
lL oumh8u,ilay "Vf-'-lnc. has
I BNacr hlrr f 0 Dr,f,tn clergymen.
T-""' 8S 11 nrrf a rnan ..f
C - Tir f "' Sf Aiikub
Rh!ch ma'v . Ah,,ii i repoatlnic
1 Ua, hereilcs have raid be-
M i T)r i
3 Rf- dM,',"'1 " f-"h. r of the
Krd of'com1iBVton "r lh- Amerl-
,'uS,rn; for Foregln
Hiiv"" Of front.
lH1 rTv11 h, ' ' ",1Urrh "hl-: that Dr.
rl'LEM' tr"c and tho
I ' Hn, ?;fMV!; th'" donor
i TiH. if high nnij ,lry.
i!? lodto . L n w,,h an ore
IJB ",uu. No ono was
fcjU Work. BuTn.
jU; Plu,'t 'o''t'n " ' 7 l0,1,LJ
i family Holiday
at lite House
Gifts Exchanged, brat No Christmas
Tree or Any Unusual Dem
onstration. WASHINGTON Doc. K -Ohrltma
day has sot uneventfully In Washington
The weather was cloudy and raw. Many
poisons remained Indcrors durlnp the da
but In the murnlngr largo numbers at
tended tho churches when epclally
prepared programmes of Christmas mu
sic were n ndered
At the White House tho day was olo
Drated as u family holiday. Tho Presl
aeni remained in tho house during most
. tho day. In th aftei noon, in com
; v Ith the older boys and a friend
h wont out for a walk. Tho dinner to
night was llmltod to tho members of tho
and R H F. rgiison. an Intlmalu
til'-nd 1 1 o in Now York, who is a gn.-st
a l (ho White House.
Tho members; of the President's fnrrilly
exchanged glftn but there was no Christ
mas troc In place of this the chlldron
hjoyed thf delights of the- Christmas
tle at tho house of Mrs. YV. S. Cowles
,r Ki" N--' i li .- .-Ist.-r. the festivities tak
ing plare last nlKht
At the home, of Vlee-Presldont-olo.-t
and Mrs Fairbanks, three of their sons
lolned the family for tho i hrlatmastKlo
Mi and Warren Fairbanks of Chi
cago woro dotalned In that city.
All the Cabinet officers, with the ox-
i ptlon of Soi-n tar Metralf of tho Do
lartmi-nt of Commerce and Iibor, are
passing the holiday season nt thoir
Washington hom.-s Mr and Mrs Mot
calf arc til Annapolis with thoir son,
Mldshlnman Victor Metcalf.
WISHES NO MACHINE.
Fairbanks Gives Up Patronage Con
trol to Avoid Any Imputation.
1ND1ANAPOLI8, Dec, K. Annotmce
m nt has been made hero by fi lends of
Vlce-Presldent-eleot Fairbanks that he
will take no part In tho next four years
In the distribution of the Government
patronago m this Stato, leaving It cn
tlrely to tho Senators and Congrossmon
The nnnouncoment was made In connec
tion with a letter from the Senator to
D. R. Lucaa. candidate for- postmaster In
this city. In which ho t-ald that Sonator
Beverldge would make the appolntmont.
Tin- h-ttor Is snld to oxpres-a tho con
oral policy that Mr. Fairbanks will pur
sue regarding appointments to office, and
to bo in lino with a dotermlnatlon formed
when he concluded to bo a candidate to
succeed President Roosevelt four years
Tho roason for the voluntary rolln
qulshroent of the Government patronago
Is said to bo that tho Sonator does not
want to bo ropardod as having a machine
at his back either at homo or elsowhero,
and to avoid such n charge and the pos
slhlo plaring of himsolf under obligations
to members of the party he concluded to
wash his hands of the patronage busl
n s nt oncfl Those who are known to
bo organizing his campaign here say that
It Is his desire to bo nominated by tho
Rr publlcars of the country, and not by
the Influence of a mnchlno of his own
DETECTIVES GUARD DODGE.
District Attorney Thus Insures At
tendance Before Grand Jury.
NEW YORK. Doc. 2o. Charles F.
Dodse, who was brought back to this
city from Texaa on Friday to stand trial
on a charge of porjury In connection with
tin- Morse-Dodge divorce tangle, and who
was released on his own recognisance
ye3terduy at the request of District At
torney Jerome, was guarded today by
ser ral members of the detective staff
attached to the office of tho District At
torm y. He received no visitors and did
not leave his hotel.
His attgrney, James W. Osborne, said
that whatever has been done by Mr. Je
rome in providing suitable guards for
Dodge baa boon wholly acquiesced In by
I Miall do nothing further In the caae
until Mr. Ji route takes up tho mattor.
probably on Wednesday," said Mr Os
borne. "I have not seen Dodge since yes
t.r.U.. I do not think that he Objects
at all to the guard placed over him In
fact, I know Mr. Jeromo was aware, be-
fors the detectives were detailed to keep
Dodge In sight, that Dodge acquiesced In
tho mutter "
It Is said thnt there will hi no move
mado In tho case until Dodge goes be
fore th grand Jury, and that he will re
main under guard until the District At
torney no longer needs him as a witness
WEDDED NAN PATTERSON.
Leon Gaines Martin Married Tombs
Prisoner in 1899.
HA DTI ii ORB. Dec 8S. "Nan" Pattor
f. n was married In Baltimore on Novem-
bor 1!. 1W to I.'i'ti ; lines M;u-tln Th
p..rPh roi.-oi-.l if St. lairtholomew's Epis
copal church contains this entry !
Married Ieon ;alnis Martin. Ann ICIIza
Pattrrs'.n Witnesses Clay sfcfl Her
ring, Julia A. Patterson. Minister, tho
K.-v I'il-r.l H Inplo.
Tlio party cami from Rnltlmoro to
Washington where they resided and after
securing s tnarruvgi license In the office
..f the clerk of the Court of Common Pleas
proceeded to St Bartholomew's church.
Thi ceremony was porformed in the rec
tory Martin Is a clerk In ft. department
i Ws hlngton Mr. Herring applied for
the marriage license I'ndor oath he
stated that "Nan" Patterson was IS years
old, while tho man she was to marry
was 3L '
One Of tho wltnosses, Julia Paltenson, N
In r sister. She Is now Mrs. J. Morgan
Smith it was she who told Young that
"Nan" mik'ht do something desperate, und
od him to hr ..u his Kuard Herring
tho oihor witness, lives In Balstan, a sub
urb Of W ashlngton Flo i a brother of
Dr Artur Hi-rrlna of Halt Irn. to. who said
todnv that this witness wax a resident of
Washington at the time tho rnnrrlaRo
ceremonj was performed Mr. ingio, who
performed the f eremony, Is now In Virginia
Two Killed in Riot in Poland.
iiazom. Russian Poland, Dec 'u Aft
or the midnight moss at thi Roman
Catholic cathedral a crowd romposod of
worklngmen paraded ths streets carry
ing red fiagr- The mintm-v authorities
in trvlng to disperse It won- received with
Mn is a ml a serious erieounti-r folio wed
In whleh the commander of tho Twcntv
avxth rogiment was killed and gendarme
WII.H WOU luied. One of tho dcmoniitratora I
THE DAY AFTER.
1 WishU I Could Do It All Over Again.
Captain Baldwin's Arrow Traveled
Ten Miles and Roturned in
Face of a Gale
LG8 ANGELES. Cal. Deo CV Capt
Baldwin's airship "California Arrow. "
driven by Roy Knabenshue. who made
several successful flights in the same
machine from the World's fair grounds
at St Louis, was given Its first trial In
California today and was successful with
the single exception of Its failure to land
at the starting point A landing was ef
fected half a mile away without dam
ag? to the machine and It was safely
towed back to its anohoroge
The Arrow started from Chute's park
baseball grounds. In the southeastern
part of tho city, at 3 1" p m . sailed with
the wind northeastward lor a distance of
between eight and ten miles them o east
ward for two miles and n-turncd in the
fnre of a twelve-mile gab- to a point
directly above the st.irtlnK pi " . hut ow
ing to the supply of gasoline running
short, was unable to effect a landing at
exactly the desired spot
From the time the ulrshlp arose from
the baseball grounds until It was safely
anchored at Pico and Stanford streets. It
was in lliKht an hour and thirteen minute-
and in that time sailed s distant o
of probably twenty miles When flying
with the wind the Anow tiaveled al a
speed of twenty miles :.i hour, and In
returning lirectly In the face of the
strong southeastern Kale was able to
make a rate of speed reckoned al be
tween tlx and lKhf miles an hour
The airship was maneuvered by Knab
enshue In every direction, responding
readily to Its rudder, circling and turn
ing In either direction, Pulling directly
In the face of the wind or nt any angle,
ar.d rifling and dipping us tin operator
directed. The Arrow r so at times to a
hflxht of probably three thousand feet
or more, with Knaoenshue regulating the
height by shifting bis welghl ami raising
or lowering the bow Of the craft as he
desired to ascend or descend
TWO ICEBOATS CRASH.
Three Men Killed and Three More
Seriously Hurt at Syracuse,
SYRACUSE), N. Y Dec. 25. Three men
were killed and fchres more seriously hurt
In a crash of two 1c boats speeding be
fore a gale of wind at the rat.- of tlfty
miles an hour on Ononadaga lake this
afternoon. The dead are James Jack
son, Charles. Markham and George Todd,
nil of this city.
The act blent occurred alter th.. flr.-u
of tUe season a regatiuH of the Onondaga
Lake Yacht club, whit h brought 'j per
sons to the nUo. ivor Its glaring sur
face a fierce gale drov the fleet of he
v'aehts at express-train speed Toward
ths close of ths afternoon the Warner
Di other.-., with Fro, Wiirm i at tho uilor
bore up the lake with tho wind abaft,
the kihz. with Caleb loss steering, ap-
proachlne In lb' nppoMf.- direction Kiuh
croft ca.il'd I'lv pelf mis A tho vn.-hH
nrar-d each other both tiled to avoid a
collision but both turned In thu i amo direction.
WOMAN'S STRANGE GRIEF.
Kills Her Husband and Weeps at His
Special to Tho Tribun
CRIPn.B CRKKK. Colo., Deo l.vlng
proFtrste on the (rrnvo of htr huihcmU. whom
sh shot Rnd killed "We-lnesilft)- inoinlnir, Mn
n.le nioddnn wan found last nlirht b deputy
oherlffs who had on out In uiirch of her.
lifter her brother-In-law had notified the Shor
IfTe offloe. that nho boil rtlKtprnre.1
She, lefi her house before 4 o'clock thle Rfter-ni-.n
and rrml have put In the n-ftrnoon hunt
Ins for th.. gvn. ( hci hnabaad, Although
Mho wu nr.t prt-Font at th'- funeral ;.M.nli..
hh WM bins on hln gravo when fnun.J to
night She wai rnoBnlng nnd er Ing an-1 call
Ins In ft most ltlubl" nmnner for Hie iuhji
wh- no life she look. It 1 thought thnt Uo
woman l loalna hr mind
OIddB bt bw txtor ttM oqot Uta, ,
Recent Disclosures Led to
Stronger Feeling Against
Utahn Says He Believes the Apostle's
Personal Record Will Save
Special to The Tribune
LOGAN, Ftah, Dec. 2S.-Congressm.Ln
Jos?ph Howell has returned from Wash
ington and will spend the holidays wltn
his family, returning to the capital about
January o Relative to the Smoot In
vestigation Mr. Howell said to your cor-
res lent that the -- -Id. m - liitr.i.STi iil
at the recent hearing before tho Sonata
conimltteu produced u much more sensa
tional effect on the public, mind and ln
i Ited a great deal stronger feeling of
hostility toward the Mormon ohurt h and
Senator Smoot as a member of the quo
rum of the twelve-, than did the hear
ings lust spring.
Eastern people. Mr. Howell thinks felt
that there Is a sense In which the old
relations contracted before the Issuance
..r the Woodruff manifesto and continued
to some extent since that document ap
peared mlrht be condoned; but that sen
timent does not exist relative to new
marriages. Hence, as evidence of tho es
tablishment of new relations appeared be
fore tho committee, tho public senso of
Indignation and resentment was stirred
and a growing demand for drastic mea
sures became evident.
Notwithstanding this, however, T "tab's
Representative In Congress Is of tho
opinion that, in view of Mr. Smoot's per
sonal character and his well-known lib
eral Ideas and progressive tendencies, to
gether with the response the Senator will
moke to the contentions of the protest
ants, he will bo able to retain his place
In tho Senate
Mr Howell says ho personally deplores
the violations of law evidenced by the
disclosures of recent polygamous mar
riages, and feels thnt both the church
and the State will ha i,, take cogni
zance of thorn and deal with each us It
KIDNAPED BY DETECTIVES.
California Man Who Resisted Extra
dition From Ohio Caught
SAN FRANCISCO. Dec. 25. George E.
Letcher of San Joso. who la wnnted by
the Ohio authoring on tho chargo of ar
son, committed in that Stato twenty-five
ys 'rs ago. and who has been resisting by
b-jjal expedients extradition, has been kld
napi 'I by, del lives and tak.ai in a launch
to Martinez, whero tho Eastern Overland
train wa boarded. 1otcher Is now out of
Uic JurlsdleUoa of the courts of this titett
Three jfeo Room
Fastened Themselves in With Quan
tity of Whisky, and Couldn't
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. ..'.Four men
were suffocated and eight others were
rescued from fire In different parts of
tho city early today. At a boarding
house, at Ij-15 Wood street, Charles Mc
Cusker, aged 4-1 years; James Merry, 4S
years; Joseph McGlll. L't vcars, died In
a trap made by themselves.
Against the wishes of their boardlng
house keeper, three men took a quantity
of whisky to their room They placed
one of tho two beds of their apartment
against the door io prevent Interferons
by the boarding-house keeper. After the
men had retired a lighted candle fell
Irom B mantel on the greasy working
clothes of ono of the boarders. The
clothing was Ignited and the room was
SOOn filled with thick smoke
McGlll was awakened by the smoke,
but was unable to move tho bed from the
door, and foil to the floor unconscious
The boarding-house keeper discovered the
smoke and when the room was broken
imo McCusker aiul Merry were found
dead. McGlll died soon after being rt
movtd to a hosplt il
At mi Fairmont avenue, Edward Ra
Ihalne, aged 2Ti years, and -believed to bo
a resldenl of New Jersey, was also suf
focated. It Is behoved ho set the bed
clothes on fire with i lighted clar and
in trying to leavi the room crawled Into
a closet, where he was found dead His
face was slightly burned
The occupants of a house at 4226 Qer
ntantdwn avenue were more fortunate
The property loss by the file at this
place w.ii g re "i t . i than at lie- other two
not - . but Mrs David Dean and the
other members of her family were either
rescued by firemen or saved themselves
by Jumping from Windows. They suf
ft red mm h from exposure Sfl driv ing
mow storm was prevailing it the linn-
Atithorities on Governor's Island Put
Men's Fund in Clubhouse.
NEW FORK, Dec. 136 A sensation was
sprung In local army circles last week
when It became known that Governor's
Island had been Secretly "Investigated" by
a committee with a Washington commis
sion, and that several officer stationed
there might bo compelled to appear boforo
a special congressional committee und ex
plain why 140,000 appropriated by Congress
for the betterment of the enlisted men on
the island after tho abolition of the armv
canteen, has not been so used.
This money wits used for the erection of
an elaborate officers' club. The persons
who were responsible for tho expenditure
of tho money are charged b tho National
Temperunce society of this city with mis
appropriating Government funds. At the
urgent request of a certain Congressman
In Washington the Rev. Harvey Wood,
secretary of tho society, and a committee
visited Governors Island yesterday and
found, it is said, that the enlisted men had
been grievously neglected. A report In
being prepared which will bring the mat
ter to the attention of Congress und tho
Secretary of War.
SANG MOSLEM DEATH CHANT
Mohammedans on Steamship Fright
ened by Mid-Ocean Storm,
BOSTON, Dec 2j. TIo African Prince,
from Japanese ports to this city and Now
York, came up tho harbor today with her
piopeller she ft twutd, steering gear dam
aged, boe.t U-c-t nnd portions Of ln-r deck
lorn up by the Eury of a storm encoun
tered In mld-OCeon The vessel was tossed
for two dayx In th-- trough "f the tea,
unable to procco'J until repairs had bco
rtvjdu Bev I members of the crew rc
ce ved minor injuries.
A large numoor of the crev of sixty
w.re Mohammedans, who. anticipating
death, throw their prayer ni.al.-t on tin.
water-swept docks, and. drenched to tho
Skin by tho watur, sajig tho Musleua dcalu
Reorganized Church Elder Tolls New
York Newspaper Startling Evi
dence Would Be Found.
By A. F. Philips.
Si.eclnl to The Tribune.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 25 Elder Albart N.
Hoxle of the Reorganized Church of Lntter
ray Balnta ,ybo lives SI Boun. hao tolj tho
Now York Worl.l that human sacrifices are
now required of violators of the En.J.jwment
hou onths In Utah. Among other thing.
Elder Hoxle ays:
"I have written a letter to the Senate Com-
mitte (,n Privileges and Elections at Wash
ington, arlvlnlng them to call ns a witness
j'-i-r'h Smith, leader of the Reorganised
church, a .m of ,!onph Smith, the prophet.'
He knows of peraona who escaped from tho
Endowment hou.ve ami the terrible fat. 3 that
awaited tlim, and wlv flel from the State,
barely escaping with tin-ir lives Thes pe
pl- cnul.l t..ll the committee pome Inlereotlng
facta. The practice of aarrlflelng human be
ings, I have every reiin to believe, Ik going
on now, only In grester secrecy than ever If
the proper authorities would go to salt iikn
City armed with Government exarch warrants
an-1 f.,arch every building, there Is no ques
tion in my mind but that they would run
across aome 1-tart ling evidence.
'The committee would be perfectly Juallflivl
In denying Reed Smoot his eeat. elnce aa an
apostlo of tho Mormon church his oath of
allegiance to hla church takra precedence over
his oath to the Government,"
The Chairman Passed On.
Senator Burrows presldco ft chairman at tho
table In tho Privileges am! Bloctloni com
mittee mom, where tho Senator Smoot cose
ha bten heard. It .Is no secret among fre
quenters at that nd of the Capitol that tho
testimony at tho recent hoaxing atvout Mor
mon alTalrs was not of h character to bo
printed In full by goo.l newspapers.
After one of tho prolonged hearings, Mr
Rurrows detcended to tho Senate restaurant
for lunch. Ho posn-l a friend who was sit
ting at a table In tho public room consuming
a iiisih of oysters.
"My boy.-- said tho Senator, playfully, "why
do you eat those thlngp? Don t you know
that the oystor Is a ecavenger? If you eat
him he is likely to make you sick."
"Senator." was tho retort from his young
friend. "I WDUld rather eat a bushel of oysters
than sit at that feast you have upstairs every
The chairman passed on.
Fines Paid by Subscription.
Philadelphia North American
Sensational testimony by Charles M. Owen,
who hu been associated with Mr Taylor In
accumulating evidence In the Mormon Inves
tigation, was tha leading feature of tho last
day's proceedings This testimony Included a
statement that ho had once i.oen approached
by a member of the Supreme court of Clan
with a proposition that he withdraw a prose
cution begun against a prominent polygumlst,
Ho also said that prosecutions in Ctah had
been virtually useless, as tho fines lmp-oaed.
always of nominal amount, uiually wore paid
by public nubscrlrtlon
An especially Int. -resting- feature of Mr.
Owen's testimony WSS bis statement that dur
ing prosecutions he instituted In 1S99 flvo per
sons In Sevier county nnd ono In Rox Elder
stako were convicted through his Instru
mentality. Many other complaints wero Hie l
by him Tho fines In all cases woro merely
nominal ho Raid from $2S to J100 and In
nearly every c;t.Mc tho fines were paid by pub
lic subscrfpUon He raJd he satisfied himself
that action In the courts aiis unavailing
LatT In his testimony Mr Owen gave an
account of prosecutions for unlawful cohabi
tation against the late Lorenzo Snow, presi
dent of tho Mormon church, Joseph F
Smith, now president of the church, and Rrlg
liam H. Roberts, who was elected a member
of rvnTts.s, but denied hla seat, on account
Of his having plural wives. A warrant was
denied In tho first case, and Roberts secured
an acquittal bv appealing his case after con
viction Must Obey Edict.
X.-w York American "To ofcoy Is hotter than
Sacrifice and to hearken than Hie fat of rami."
This Bible toxt from I. Samuel xv .
X'. Ii one of the edicts of the Mormon church
to which Reed Smiet. a Federal Senator In
'"ongreun. has subscribed, and It Ih alleged that
ho regards the mandates of the sect as pos-M-iMng
hlgh'-r authority than those of the
United States Government
Tho tfxt from BamilOl, iu r-lalod above. In
the chief one u(M,n which the polygamies of
Ctah har.g the fallh of their idhorentS. , A
subscriber to tho endowment ceremonies bo
comes a subscriber to the obligation to obey
Implicitly the priests of the polygamous
FIELD FOR ENTERPRISE.
Sultan and Citizens of Morocco Would
Welcome American Trade.
NEW YORK. Dec. ; .Tames Langermnn.
formerly L'nlted States Vic e-i onsul-i '.cneral
nt Tangier. Morocco Is In Xew York on his
WSJ io rtport to th.- Sultan of Morocco whose
personal representative he wua at tho 8t. Louis
i-vl-ltlon -p.-aklng t -nlglu of Morocco und
American trade, Mr Iangcrman suld .
Never 1.1 r..r. wis hu. h an opportunity pre
v, nit. I for American Industries to secure ft
foothold In Morocco It seems strange that
In this country, whero about 16.000 000 people
live, there u but one big American industry
doing buslnosv and that Is tho Standard Oil
The Sultan and. In fact all his subjects
want to trade with Americans They realize
that the American pi-oplo In business will
treat them fulrlv and will not try to seize tho
country. I know personally that the Sultan
Is one of tho most ardent admirers of Presi
dent Roosevelt. Thero Ik not a telegraph or
telephone line or railway In the country"
Mr Langennan recently discussed tho Mo
roccan situation with the President, but he
refused to soy whether he visited President
Roosevelt on any purtlculor mission.
ABANDONS COMIC OPERA.
Edna Wallace Hopper Appears in Star
Part of Comedy.
OMAHA. Dec. 25 Edna Wallace Hop
per was tho star in an initial perform
ance in straight comely under the man
agement of Frank MeKee at Boyd's thec
ter tonight, foi wheh she has for the
present abandoned comic opera. Miss
Hopper hns the star part in " Coun
try Mouse," by Arthur Lav . She ap
peared In th- principal port of "The
March of Time" as a curtain-raiser. In
both of these comedies Miss Hopper
makes the change from comic opera to
comedy with easy grace. The two com
edies selected for her are bright and crisp
and full of amusing situations and complications.
Submarine Lighting- of Lake.
PORTLAND. Or. Deo 25. Among the nov
el! I.s of the electrical Illumination scheme de
signed for tho IkmvIs and Clark exposition Is
the submarine lighting of Guild's lake. This
luke Is the largest body of water ever InolOSQd
In exposition grounds, and more than -01 acres
In extent Tho lights Will bo llfty-candlo
power and Inclosed In air and waterUght re.
coptacles Spectators will be able to see all
kinds of fish swimming about In tho water.
Peasants Wait to Confess.
CRONSTADT, Dee. 26. Father John of
Cronstodt Is seriously 111 and thousands
of peasants are awaiting his recovery m
oxduc io coal ess,
REPUBLICANS TO 1
Colorado Legislature j
Will Canvass Vote for State
Officers and Throw Out
Democrats to Hold Mass Meetings
to Protest Against Proposed
DENYER, Colo., Dec Z, -If the Fif
teenth General Assembly of Colorado,
which Is to moot on Wednesday, January
1. eholl effectuate tho plana formulated by
the managers of the Republican post elec
tion campaign. Gov. James H. Peabody
may serve as chief executive of this stato
for two years more, despite tho fact that
Alva Adams .still has nearly ln.oan plural
ity since the votes of five Denver pre
cincts were thrown out bodily by order of
tho Supreme court In consequence of
frauds exposed In contempt proceedings
agalnet election officials.
There will be a Republican majority of
thirty or more In the General Ansr-mbh-which
will canvass the vote for stato of
fices. It Is proposed to have the General
Assembly appoint a special contost com
mittee of nine to twelv e members to which
Will be submitted the evider.ee of whole
sale election frauds In Denver and possi
bly some other counties which tho Repub
lican committees have been collecting ever
since the election.
With Fraudulent Vote Out.
The Republican managers maintain that
with the fraudulent voto of Denver eliml
nate, (;,,.. I', .dn.ily will have at least 7fO
plurallty In this cuniy and of liYO in th"
stato. These politicians do not intend that
tho legal votes shall bo sifted from the
Illegal and then counted or that the Legis
lature shall reject the entire vote of Den
ver county, because to do this would not
accomplish thoir purpose to reseat Gov.
Peabody. hut thev pri.porH- that .M.ut 1'1
Democratic precincts shall be thrown out
on the ground of alloped frauds and that
tho vote of the Republican precincts shall
be counted They assert that the Supremo
court has established a precedent for such
The radical programme Is opposed by
somo conservative Republican leaders, In
cluding Judge N. Walter Dixon of Pueblo
nnd Dr. John Grass of Trinidad, and until
tho Legislature meets and takes action It
cannot be known certainly whether Pea
bodv or Adams will bo Governor for tho
next two years.
The Democratic leaders are prcpnrlng to
contest vigorously the nttempt to reseat
Peabody. Bi-partisan mass meetings aro
to be held In Denver. Pueblo nnd oth. r
cities to protest afralnst the line of nctliA
mapped out for the Legislature by the Re
Try to Defeat Attempt.
The Liberty league, a political organisa
tion of union worklngmen. Is also prepar
ing to take an active part In the efforts
that will be made to defeat the attmpt to
continue Gov. Peabody In office.
Tho Democratic leaders declare there Is
a monstrous conspiracy behind tho dis
closures of fraud shown In contempt pro
ceedings before the Supreme court Thev
say that the bunches of spurious ballots,
all in one handwriting, found in the boxes
from different precincts could not have
beon placed In the boxes on election day
without having been observed by ih.
watchers and charge that tho boxes have
been tampered with since election, legal
votes being abstracted and spurious bal
lots substituted therefor.
No proof in support of these assertions
has been presented, but It Is pointed out
that the boxes were left unwatchsd for
two days after deliver)- to the election
commission and that for another day they
were In chargo of only two Republican
COAL FOR SHIPMENT.
Millions of Bushels for Ohio River
Points Await High Water.
PITTSBl'RG. Doc. 25. Pittsburg har
bor was a lively place today River men.
In anticipation of a sufficient rise in
the rivers b tomorrow to take a heavy
coal ahipment to Southern points have
been busy preparing for It. The coal
companies, sencouraged by the continued
mild weather nnd favorable reports from
up-rlvor points have had steam up all
day in every tow-boat in the harbor and
making ready for the down-river trip
If the expected rise materializes, the
flist since early In July, at least flva
million bushels of coal will be shipped
before sundown tomorrow. There ars
about lo.0,i) bushels In tho Pittsburg
and Monongahela pools ready for ship
ment and as fast as barges ami boats can
be rushed to this point they will be load
ed and returned south.
At 10 o clo. k tonight tho Ohio river
rr-nNter.-d sU feet and rising slowly nt
D.';vis Island dam. Beth the Monongaliela
nnd Allegheny at this hour are rising
NO CLUE YET TO MURDER.
Identity of Dend Girl Found on Mount
Cutler Remains Mystery.
COLORADO SPRINGS. Colo., Dec. 25
Although Chief Reynolds wired the Chief
of Pollco at Syracuse, N Y . last even
ing for a complete deai rlption of tha
missing Miss Kempter, whose parents
think Is the victim of the Mount Cutler
murder, no word was received today.
The positive way in which the telegram
was worded, thai tho description tallied
With that of Miss Kempter as to dental
work, height nnd color of hair has raised
the hopes of the officers that they will
now have .something tangible to work
A telegram was received from(lhe man
ager of the "Glltti ling Gloria" company
thS effect thnt n f his compans
was lefl I" ''"l"i ado. The manager of tha
"Sambo Girls" company wired that he left
a girl In Denver, and a message asking
for a description Of the girl has been sent