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page FOUR THE SALT LAKK TK1J5UNE. toroWDAY moififfiifG, JANUARY in, 1003, ! I: he tribune. XSSUsfl ITUV morning? by Salt Lake Trib une Fubllshlnsj Company. TERMS OF BO88CBIPWON. Dally and Sun Jay Tribune, one week. J Dallv and Sunday, one month Dally iuid Sunday, two months -Dally nd Sunday, three months DaUy and Sundav one- year Sunday Tribune, ono year Sunda'v Tribune, six months Semi -Weekly Tribune, ono yW-;:,,'.. All nnlttanoM and business utters vhould be addressed t" , . SALT LAKE TRirtTN" FVB. t-U.. Salt Lake City. Utah, s C Beckwtth, Spsclal Agency. s Kaxiern A1v-rl.slnff A(rnt 1 ..-"0 of ftc. mom-. 43 to SO, InclusJve. TrlD um Tojlhllnp. New York Western office, oiu C12 Trlbun Building. 'hlcac The. Tribune Is on BOlC :tt rrm clpal news-stands In the (Jn.ted States. No communication In relation topnWi c.ulon In or business for The moone should b .sddrefwed to any individual or officer of this corporation Matters relat ing to publication should bo addressed to the Editor of The Tribune, and communl catlona relative to subscriptions and nd vertNInc md other business should bo addressed to Salt Iako Tribune Publishing 1 Company Entered at the Postnfnre of Salt Lake City ns eecnd-class matter. Tribune Telephone Numbers. Business Office Bell. 50 Independent Editorial rooms Bell. rlntrs . Independent, MO-I rinir Mr. LIppman Bell. HO Tnlependenf NO Tnlonel Nelson Bell. 619 Monday, January 1G. 1905. I Judge Miner does not believe what he readp. unless It suits hint. Prof. Paul ununlly has good cause to object to being quoted eorn.clly. Both houses tvIU assemble ogsin to day and proceed with the business of tivolding work. Mr. Sutherland hna certainly shown that he Is nhle able to make binding forms with Senator Smoot. Prof Tanner muyt now see that Jt was his duty to go to Washington and poak a good word for polygamy. Some of the witnesses know that po lygamy is generally condoned here be cause polygnmlsts have told them so. Evidently, the most Important wit ness Is being saved for the last, as Gov. Thomas has not yet been called. At the Inaugural ball the attendance will undoubtedly be large, as all who want appointments are expected to be there. Pome day, when our system of gov ernment is improved, prizes may be given to legislators who do the least talking. I However, the common people are lighting no bonfires In celebration of their success In promoting Sutherland's election, t'ommlttee clerks doubtless hope to be able to show the members that they are wrong In expecting the clerks to do I hard work. One thing, however, Is clear from the statements of Prof. Paul. He Is cer tain that his opinions are of some consequence. Having thought 'he matter ever. Mr. Anderson feels that he Is Just the man for the Schettler receivership, as (here is a good fee In It. Senators missed in opportunity to gain a whole lot of Information about things In general, when they had Prof. Mcakin before them. Banker Schettler can show that If he Is to be punished at all he should be given a light sentence, as the miss ing sum is a large on. To prove to Attorney Booth that Senator Smoot is an Ideal citjsen noth ing more is needed than an appoint ment of Lonth to something. As Apostle Snoot Is not gifted with I Imagination like WhitecDtton. he cannot form any picture of himself leading a fight against polygamy But there are statesmen in Wash ington who cannot sec that there Is any praise In the statement that Mor mon legislator,) do not play 'poker, Tt must bp conceded that Bill Mc Connell docj pay Mormon legislators a tribute when he says that they were good even while he was among them. Apostle Taylor knows that those statements that polygamy Is dying out are wrong, but he will not take the trouble to go to Washington to deny As all the Republican members voted for Sutherland, Speaker Hull, in mak lng committee assignments, cannot have the pleasure of slighting any of them. WouW Judge Miner have more confl donee In the devotion of newspapers to truth' If they had shown greater re I ucfc-i.ee to print statements coinlne from him? Attorney WhlU-r-otton Is hopeful that Senator Smoot will. in the future as in the past, show his fitness for posl tlons of trust by retaining Whltecot ton to advise him. "r McConnoIl explains that his attar k H on Gentile leK5iators onIy appMed ml Be w were member of the Legis lature of trusting that there are only a few of those left. A BRAZEN INSULT. Many of the Gentile? of Utah, and some Independent Mormons, feel that the insult offered to them at Washing ton must be resented In the most em phatic way It Is not true that the practice of polygamy and the maintenance of the plural marriage relation have been en couraged and condoned by the Gentiles and the independent Mormons of this community since 1S50. And It Is an act of the most unparalleled perfidy, impu dence and ingratitude for any one to set up any u h claim. Immediately following the manifesto of 1S90, Interpretations of that mont important document were given in public address an! under oath by the Mormon leader Among others, the present chief of the church swore to God that the manifesto meant a cessation of living with plural wives. Other church leaders so construed and so obeyed the manifesto, This con struction was utilized to refrain church property. It war quoted and Indorse 1, in the most solemn manner, at Wash ington, by men who were entrusted with authoritative message from the church leaders. Here and there it was known that a case of continuous living with plural wives was occurring but In view of the general relinquishment of the practice, and the pled if e- that no new plural marriages were to he contract ed, no Gentile In this State felt like originating a prosecution. Every citi zen knew the difficulty of the situa tion, and felt tender and respectful toward all men who were seeking In good faith to extricate themselves from a trying position. But even this phajM of the matter soon ended; be cause a Legislature, composed of a ma jority of Mormons, and acting unques tionably under the advice of the lead ers of the church, fixed a time beyond which the offspring of plural marriage rould no longer claim equal rights un der the law. It was assumed by Gen tiles and Mormons alike that this meant the absolute end of all conjugal relations with plural wives; for it could not be deemed possible that the Mor mon church leaders would counsel, and that a Mormon Legislature would en act, such a law If the husbands were DOt thereafter to keep themselves separate from their plural wives ex cept so far as maintaining them In so cial honor and equality before the world was concerned. With these facts In view, there Is not conceivable a case of more brazen Im pertinence th;in for Gentile or Mormon witnesses at Washington to say that the Gentile population of Utah (and this might apply to the Mormon popu lation as well) continues to condone and encourage the plural marrlace re lation. By every notice whleh could be bind ing upon honorable men, the Mormon leaders indicated that conjugal rela tion with plural wives had ceased. Thejr received a revelation forbid ding it. The present leader of the church swore on oath In certain property pro ceedings that the revelation forbade continued living with plural wives. This was the representation made by Mormon leaders, and by their instance, at Washington In seeking to regain the escheated property. This was the view advanced by them and authorised by them, In the effort to secure Statehood. This was the view encouraged by their action when they caused the passage of a remedial statute to cover all births by plural marriages up to a given date the statement of their rep resentative at that time being that the time should be fixed far enough off. so that all practicers of plural marriage throughout the world might be able to get notice of the termination of the recognition At least two chiefs of the church have testified during this Smoot inves tigation at Washington, that continued living with plural wives was against the law of the land and against the 1 law of God. And on top of all (his. certain Gen tile witnesses at Washington, procured by the Mormon church hierarchy and acting In fear of its political power. re giving the Impression to the world thi t Gentiles and Mormons alike In Utah condone this polygamous mar riage Iiing. It Is the most brazen insult th it over appeared Ip any public matter. No wonder the Gentiles are up n anns against It. They are determined to speak, lest their silence should be con strued as indorsement. The insistence upon tariff re islon through an extra session of ConKress appears to have given place altogether to a yet more vehement Insistence that there must be some National legisla tion to control railroad rates The Interstate Commerce Commission re UUlres more power to make its work effective, and the railroads oppose the enlargement of the powers of that body. The President has espoused the cause of the Commission, and we shall probably see some legislation of Im portance In this direction. The great question of the power of Congress over the transaction of Interstate commerce l9llk,,l now t.-, have a thorough test General Stoessel, In his Interviews with his conqueror. General NoKi com miserated with him on the Io. of his two sons In the war, receiving this response: "one of my sons gave his life at Nanshan and the other at 203 Metre Hill, Both of these positions were cs. the greatest Importance to the Japanese army. I am glad that the sacrifice of my sons' lives was in the capture of such important positions, as I feel the sacrifices were not made in vain Their lives were nothing "in pared to the otJe ts gained." A heroic reply, worthy of the best traditions of ancient Sparta The man capable of making it Is a man of a fortitude and magnanimity seldom seen in this age of the world AMAZING TESTIMONY. W hen President Joseph F. Smith last Marih laid bare the scandalous viola tions of faith, honor and probity of Which he and others of the ruling hier archy are and have been guilty, a thrill of amazement and rage swept over tin country. The people of the United Si -lies s;,v that th y had be.-n irlcked, and that their -well meant lenity and good natured candor had been shame fully abused. The protest sent from here against the assumption of Presi dent Smith that the people here the non-Mormons condoned the dreadful condition of affairs which his testimony for the first time revealed to them, was the appropriate answer to his vile as BUmptioii and was received by the coun try as cone lush e denial of the point raised. But now we have the amazing spec tacle of non-Mormons from Utah and Idaho testifying in a way that brings comfort to the defenders of the outra geous assumptions of President Smith. To say that these witnesses know better than to say the things they do, is mere ly to give a fair credit to their Intelli gence When men will testify on oath that there la no church interference in politics. It being openly known all the years since Statehood that the church headquarters is the center of political control In this State, when It is noto rious that the Democratic party has constantly protested that it is and has been discriminated against by the church; when It was not a bit of a se- - i'-t last f.,11 that it was the church organization that was the real-political organisation and the church officials were the political agents of the hier archy, passing on the word from head quarters to the people; when it Is posi tively and publicly known that in every political campaign aspirants for office keep the trail to the ecclesiastical head quarters hot with rapid feet and the constant friction of their tread: when all this Is notorious In Utah, and when those who now testify to the contrary, are perfectly willing while at home to recognize and admit the facts It is in deed miraculous that they can be in- duced to testify as they do when called to Washington. Nevertheless, they do it; and the re volting f;u t stirs the indignation of can did minds everywhere in this State and elsewhere where the real conditions are known It Is lit, therefore, that a repu diation of their testimony should be made by the straightforward people of Utah, such as the Idaho Legislature made ( the scandalous testimony of UcConnell, and such us the i..yai people made In this city last spring of th shocking testimony of President Smith. It Is a shame that any one, much less a nor.-Mormon, should pive such testi mony before the country, and the lojal people of TJtah cannot do Justice to themselves In the matter Otherwise than bj rising In their honesty and their might and denouncing those who give that testimony as false to their own convictions and untrue to their manhood. WITNESSES AGAINST UTAH. It may be satisfactory to thi Gentile witnesses who have volunteered lo po to Washington In Senator Smoot's be half, that they should convey Impres sions of perfect personal satisfaction witli conditions in Utah But If they and their families are content. It is scarcely fair for them to express their opinion in such a way as to arouse the Idea that the mass of Gentiles In Utah or even the mass of Mormons, are pleased with the situ ation. The leaders of the Mormon church are breaking every significant pledge upon which Utah Statehood was se cured; by their permission, plural mar riage has been restored; the hierarchy controls absolutely in politics ar.d In many buslnesji enterprises. And nearly all of the Gentiles of Utah, and all of the Independent Mor mons of this Slate, feel the strongest kind of ie?entment against the pledge breakers and their tyrannous course. The Gentile witnesses who have pal liated the situation here have clone a grievous wrong to Utah. Here exists a conflict which will not bo settled ex cept by the triumph of the Govern ment. The lone-T the f. ,- a-,. cealed from the people of the United States, and the more a few Gentiles show pliancy to the church and perfidy to the country in this matter, the more cruel must be the final settlement. It is unfortunate that the conse quences cannot fall where they belong upon the heads of those who deliber ately protract and add cruelty to the situation. The progress of International com binations to control prices and hold markets goes on apace In these days Of swift communication and conve nient Intercourse. The moat important and recent instance of it Is in the re port of U. S. Consul James C. McNally at Liege, Belgium. He Is Informed that "within the past fifteen days manufacturers of steel rails In Eng land. Germany, France, and Belgium met In London and entered Into an ar rangement to control the price and out put In this branch of the steel Industry. This combination, it is said, was formed to compete with the American manufacturers, who are underselling the European manufacturers in their own markets. According to my In formant, the percentage of the produc tion Is to be as follows: England, x. Germany. 81; Belgium. 1"; France, 4." It Is a formidable trade mow. beside It, the U. S. Steel corporation dimin ishes to comparatively small proportions. EX-MINISTER WHITE ON PEACI. U'e notice an interview In the New York World of Sunday lust, by Jam-s Creefroan, With the veteran diploma', the Hon. Andrew D W hite, In which the view Is emphatically expressed thai "The fjll ot Port Ar thur creates a situ ation in Which steps can properly be taken to end the war between Japan and Russia " The Tribune Is glad to see ith opinion, expressed directly after th-r fall of Port Arthur, confirmed from so eminent a nource. It is glad to see. further, that a Very genera sentiment to that effect prevails throughout the World. Minister Whlt urges that this Is the time for peace negotiations, he suggest 1 that Russia could choose France as her arbitrator or mediator, and Japan could choose the Unlt?d States, then all ulfferences could be satisfactorily ad Justed, and further bloodshed be averted. To this wc should like to add thut Germany be made umpire. whlh would be a strong incentive to both the arbitrators to disagree on nothing Japan should act first, in the opinion of Wn.lstei White, thus showing her magnanimity and human feeling. He thinks that the prolongation of the var means bankruptcy both lo Russia and to Japan. He considers that though Russian Is to blame for the war, and that the Czar was badly advised In al lowing his country to engage in It all talk of a revolution in Russia is absurd, a position which The Tribune has Use taken occasion hitherto to affirm. Minis ter White concludes fn my opinion, terms of peace could he rranged without sacrificing Russia's legitimate amtiltlon to have an Ice-frei port In Asia a.s an outlet for her com merce Her Kreat railway system and all the rights necessary to It could also be safeguarded. I have no doubt that Japan WOUld agree to this. It Is not only Russia that K interested in a sea outlet for 1 he commerce of the Siberian railway. The l nited States also has u substantial Inter est in It, for it ha an Important bearing Upon our Pa. me commerce But It must not be forgotten that Canada has found an outlet for a large part of her railway commerce through American ports It Is snld that the Japanese will demand from Russia the Island .if Sakhalin In the Sea of Okhotsk. That Island Is n great Importance to Russia, and it could be very well spared. It Is ued now for penal colonies, and Russia could easily find another place for her convicts As for the contention that If Russia makes pence now she will los.. prestige among Asiatics. It Is better to ! pres tige for a while than to if,. on with a war which means Inevitable bankruptcy 1 do not believe It possible f..r Russia to main tain herself n this Struggle for three or four veais After what has Just occurred the financial world win look very coiiiiy on proposals for fresh Russian loans. 1 do not underestimate the great re-onr -es of Russia, but of what use are resources if they are still In the belly of the earth? THE STATE PRESS. It was remarked on the streets thai W llllam Hatfield of this place has changed his mind i.-cenlh and will hardl, t. I ' d i" use his ciisiomarj remarks about the Mormon people before the Smoot Investigating committee. Tlntic I Miner. '. J M Blair Says "this Is the weakest . legislative body ever elected In Utah M . least Hon .. orgs Butherli nd win differ with him - Logan R publlt an Judging by the number of Republti ti In this county who are seeking State np- polntlw oftlc -s. cm Is led t ll.-v. that no other county In the state a eeeklnjc , "" uj me mailer g mat owing to sr. mariy In our county be ing after the sum office th will be "turned dOWK 'Morgan Mirror. There is not the slightest doubt that enooi teachers are underpaid. The dull est of 118 Can B-e that if they eceVe more money they could live better, dress better and have a better chance to pursue ad vanced studies And when a young man has devoted several years of his life to the acquiring of a normal education it is only natural that he should ,.,. i'hu the Kat.s of p nt :hould then at least stand open to him But there arc other things to be considered. First and fore most, the people of southern Utah are not wealthy We have no factories nor mills; but few mines are being worked and the rang. s. w hich In the past have yielded nearl all the revenue the peoola have had are depreciating vear by war It la true that school teachers are under paid, but how about the farmers me chanics and even tho merchants .-Cedar City Record. At the Thatcher opera-house the other I evening one of the artists reeling off J"U;? h-V,h- yanl mot wlt a terrible I accldent-hls heart was broken, fie made the assertion that true love d t ,'vl t ' now-a-days. especially on the part of th women. A bold knight questioned the as Bertion, and the jokester said he couW and would prove It. "Will every lady in Ms house who ,rul loves her Inj.-ban ' 's- r1""1 ',' I ' -aid the K, ntleman counted on the natural tlmldltx of wo mankind to keep them all in their saTte but Imagine the horror of the comedian when he saw- two ladles arise and face him. Of course this spoiled his joke anri ho was so thunderstruck that he CoUit only murmur something about this n countlng.-lvogan Republican , f Is. D. EYHNS,1 I Undertaker & Embalmer. I - Open AH Night. Tel. 384 GEO. G. DOYLE & CO J I MODERN PLUMBING l HOUSE HEATING TEL. 162. 211 STATE ST. I We Know lots of brainy men who. with all their brains and In the possession of all the money their braliiN will earn, lack tho Quality of quick actios pn life Instance In every other sense jney appreciate themselves up to the limit. Fifty-Hxth year, doing business In forty-one Slate National Life Insurance Company of Vermont (Mutual) Goonra . w, r , -',f r al manager. tOt-fa SfcCOT nlck block, Salt Lake city, Utah. - R Mm ? I Our phpnonionnl hnlf prirp sale of last week left ns with several rta broken lines which must be disposed of at once. About 300 shirts, stiff, or soft fronts, ruffs attai hod or detached- , Glnett-Peabody and other makes. Values up to S2.50. About r00 under garments in all wool, pait wool and derby ribbed. Values from $1.00 to $4.00. ! J r Any Shirt or any Undergarment in the lot to ff I "I ofSareSWIWI ISBSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSBSJBSBBaSSJBSSSSS HrlSSBflBaiSSgttaaBBBBSSB I w I BARTON'S SALE I ; I OF HIGH - CLASS SUITS AND OVERCOATS : 1 And All Winter Vearablcs will be con- :; tinued next week. High - grade jk M ; I Suits and Overcoats $2P Jr $ H vjj? j gig - BARTON CO. - rKiCTMOT I it, i.Tnrw-.f-racSSalSWMIBISJISJ, lW fWVnTWtfsTssiniTfrilWTs r.'T TeTTTTr-i;i 1 1 Ml i FiiF I ' I . , SSSSSSSSSSSBJESSSSSSSSSBBSaiSKjmiBuBSBJSJHB I ViHY DON'T YOU SHAVE YOURSELF jj Th rlric of fnfectlon from not doinj; ! o r- Rn ici i h.i n m m in. r. realise Then there :.re tin- ion delays and watte in barber-shopi tnd i u i lo ' i na tn.i t are not nj - w.. .- .lero, ;lhe e have all tho rcqulslti for shaving .mil you can do it better (Inn a b:irber I'rushc-s shaving soaps in .-.,ke md sticks, refreshing shaving B erenm In tubes tc uso while trav- fl eiintr. and rasor-strops and rasors I especially the 1 Gillatte Safety Razor B for w hi' h o are (, ienl h jj WT H IMlsssjBMsssmB SCHRAMM'S WfliRETflE CARS STOP E THE GREAT PRESCRIPTION DRUG STORE. Salt Lake Symphony Orchestra SECOND CONCERT. Salt Lake Theatre Monday, Jan. 16th, o Selected Musiciun Soloists: M.3. Luclla Ferrln Sharp. Mr gVo. E. SUclton. MR. ARTHUR BHBPHBRD. Director. Popular prices. Seats now on sale l-KXIWCO. M I : 25C. THREE NIGHTS BEGINNING TONIGU I ! MATINEE WEDNESDAY AT I p y mM,hI11 HE,ATH ftnd excellent company In the charmlnc rural drama For Mother s Sake .A complete scenic production, ' . . , 11 IISSJSSSJSSSJSSBSSJSSSBSJSJSSSJBJJ imSSSSSSSSSSSBSSSS 1 1 1 S 1 1 BBS SI HISS WB I WE ARE SHOWING I ThU week tho first arrivals of our IS NEW STOCK fk Of Ladies' Fine Shoes. (w ftSBaW T,lls a Patent roit .ind l?i -f- 5kSlBSBBBw V'Cl klf' WC,t aPd t,lrn sole- iare ,hn" J isnfci2?9k I v ' li:'vc other snappy styles to show I sPJgSSJI you $4.00 The Moore Shoe Co. J 60ME IN. 258 So. Main St. I Sjs' C5RAY HAIR W "WALKUTTA HAiH STAIN" m TMBEMARK If .worr7 or sicKncss has brouchi'Sk. ??' (Jru, . , you white hairs or !f nature I T Sv ITa Mr Kind in rivin. k.i . Kature has Been un. t 1 wash or rub otf-LntJ&l lr. 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