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I. T.-rev. no. 97. weather today Fair. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, SATURDAY MORNING-, JULY 20, 1907. JY W. 1 PACtES-FIVE CENTS. H
I EflElOIIGIEI Dill
furl in Haywood Trial Docs Not Allow
f Jury to Consider Conspiracy
1. Charge Agaiost Mine
Owners,
kORNEY HAWLEY IS BITTER :
BN SPEECH FOR PROSECUTION
pounces Western Federation Officials as Worst
!M Band of Criminals That Ever Infested
m The Country.
jfglSE, "Idaho, July 19 Tho field for
rSnent both for tho prosecution and
Vso of William D. Haywood has
limited by Judge Wood, who in a
.gion handed down today removed
consideration of the jury all cvi
liste bearing on Ihc alleged conspiracy
&Minc Owners and others against tho
jitorn Federation of Miners. Judge
jfid decided that the defense of Hay-
jJhad made no legal connection of
Mine Owners' association, the Citi-1
J&AlIianco of Colorado and the Pink-!
opjjs detective agency as laying a J
l$3atiou for the evidence introduced
jjjne. defense to show that the chargo
y,ist Haywood and his co-defendants
ine outcome of a conspiracy to ex
i?lrhale the federation,
"mediately following the announce
of this decision argument com-
olfed. Judge Hawley, leading coun
ot tho state, spoke for two hours
Lftecn minutes of tho afternoon
ioj(on, tho morning session having been
itipurncd to enablo tho judge to pre
t.'khis decision.
Groat Crowd Present.
ifeiy seat in the court room was oc-
Sl'd. Outside tho enclosure reserved
,Vi4torjieys and newspaper men were
it persons prominent, in pumic ana
lDjke Jife, and a sprinkling of women
..Mmmer costumes added color to tho
Ygprium space. Governor Frank
"JSng, ex'Governor Morrison, a num
?J5f the officers of the state admin
"ftion. Captain James McParland,
ffih P. Steuucnberg, a sou of tho
f.ered ex-governor, and a large gath-'srj-
of members of the bar of Idaho
'.Adjoining states were present. Hny
lcJ,l'"Dat behind six of his counsel. His
e"y.Ln her invalid chair, was placed on
nyjght and his eldest daughter sat bc
"cber mother. Haywood Ts half sister 1
v-jTstep-father occupied scats closo to
"flofense group.
tgu Hawley Grows Eloquent,
fefer. Hawley, -who has been 511 for
iliWal days as the result of tho strain
itiftjie long trial, commenced his ad
siEflSj in a voire almost inaudible to any-
pflWexccpt the jury. He apologized lor
ithS however, explaining that ho had
ptilpd he would bo unable owing to ill
flA,i to deliver a prolonged address.
Tawley is the nestor of the Boise
Ho is a man of impressive pres
and aggressive speech. Warming
isites subject, this afternoon, his voico
itorTall trace of weakness. His address
ccST? the opening statement in which
X.HKplained that, ho" had "none of tho
gtse.of words that constitute an ora
y $ was at times eloquently impas
6i2(l. but withal a plain analysis of
astyvidenec. He characterized tho case
jfoifcie "most important over given to
Tiifrury in the. Uuited States." and
0l3 the ,iury l.o a serious consideration
Cfi!fe responsibility placed upon them.
Bloilflouunciatioii of the defendant and
t jtSp-conspirntors as the "worst band
3jfotHminals that over infested any scc
yif this country," was forceful and
-jUlogy of ex-Governor Stennenberg
..jrtent in the extreme. Mr. Hawlcv
Jllwbed Orchard's story as truthful
- Jily because of the manner in which
W8Idfrs told, but because it .had been
" Jborated iu every important detail,
k ttwhon he found reason for the con
d oi'Vn in the coiiHcionco of tho crim
ing jstirred by niemorics of a happy
? are pod in a virtuous home there was a
nuoiH: " emotion in the pleader's voico
iijes'vnoro than a suspicion of tears
110. ig his aud ience.
,inS
treawy. Iuterruptod by Defense,
o for the defense repeatedly in-
anco5.tc(1 Mr. Hawley with protest" and
l(j fions, but theso onlv seemed to
coiisMm lo groater effort. Once or twu-.e
ckenrncd to Clarence Dai-row and faced
lca"gyith a roar of anger and another
intflfH"0 sai(1' lues not lic ia
l.A di of counsel to find PXfllKit for
i. f'Krnwful crime?."
'tyrW Hawley concluded this afternoon
umohc statement thai; alre-idy he had
5. enough to convict ano that any
Wtfan not willing to convict on the
(j twee 'onnect;ng tho conspirators
lETfC'10 1)Jo'ing up of the Hunker Hill
jEiwullivan concentrator in 1809 and
jtploHion at the Vindicator mine in
:aJflbiuone "sought only to -rid himself
, pn.Juuploaant dutv to his state."
SaFfe Haw,cv WH continue his argu
'n tl,3ltoniorrow when court meets at
L ihtPnd will probably conclude beforo
' dmllm- -fudgo Wood has notified
tfliypl lor the defense that ho expects
acnt for their side" to commence
m.jjonday.
in jParland's Tirst Appoaranco.
.sUvtho nrst time slnco tlio Haywood
- tUtartrt James iMcParland, tJio dc
Lea "Jj vhoso u.aiiie )ias been iiii oft on
mAnQi ln connection with the securing
'm? oliV;0 aWi"st Uie Western I'edera-
l6ily-ir,In,10rB' waH m tllft courlroom to
f t.MLire.n"rt c'omo 10 "stcn to the ai--l'
1,1 lno onsQ :u,tl attracted eon-
d OTble atUnlto... .Indue Wood iin-
alliilv at 10 w'clock that hu would not
tie
be ready (o rule on the matter of ex
cluding certain evidence from tho con
sideration of the Jury and the arguments
of counsel until 2 p. in. He instructed
,..Tames H. Hawley, leading counsel for the
State, to be ready to proceed at that
time. Mr. Hawley is not expected to con
clude until tomorrow afternoon. The
opening address for tho defense will be
mnde by .Attorney E. F. Blchardson of
Denver on Monday morning.
To preserve the record Mr. Richard
son again today moved that tho jury be
instructed to return a verdict . of not
guilty on the ground that tho defendant,
Haywood, has not been connected by the
evidence with the crime alleged. Thf
motion was formally made and formally
denied.
The courtroom was crowded to the
doors when thft afternoon session began
at 2 o'clock. Governor Gooding of Idaho
was present for the first time. When
Haywood came in he found his wife's in
valid chair had been placed some dis
tance from his. He took hold of It. him
self and wheeled it into a position im
mediately at his right.
Judge Wood as soon as he had taken
his place on the bench began to read his
decision as to the exclusion of certain
evidence. He announced that his deci
sion was hut a preliminary tb tho in
structions he will give the jury at the
conclusion of the arguments. The most
important phase of tho decision was that
striking out of the case all relating to
the deportation of the miners from the
Cripplo Creek and Tellurldc districts of
Colorado.
In tho flrst Instanco Judge Wood struck
out of the record that portion of (Or
chard's testimony relating to' what Pettl
boni told him of a trip on which he had
sent Steve Adams to get rid of claim
he an Id. had not been connected up in
any way with the defendant, Haywood.
Rules Out Deportations.
"The next question suggested by the
court and argued by counsel." sold Judge
Wood, "Involve? th,e materiality of evi
dence introduced by tho defepse show
ing a long scrien of deportations of min
ers and other persons and other acts of
violence Involving the destruction of prop,
erty belonging to the Westorn Federation
of Minors or certain local unions thero
of: also as to tlje materiality of other
evidence Introduced by the defense show
ing that the Pinkerton detccth c agency
had placed Its detectives In various local
unions of said federation of miners. The
court suggested the immateriality of this
evidence beforo the conclusion of the
State s rebuttal and advised counsel that
argument would bo invited thereon be
fore tho Instnictons of the court were
settled. Ths testimony was all ndmttcd
upon tho promise and assurance of coun
sel that the proper connection would be
macio Eiiowins inat spiihj :il iui oi uic
various arts of violence testified to by
tho witness Orchard woro either not com
muted by the witness. Orchard, or if
committed by hlni somo other person or
persons procured him to commit such
acts of violenco, either of which defenses
were proper and legitimate, if any evi
dence could be secured tending" to estab
lish such defense In 'tho opinion of tho
court no evidence was introduced by the .
defense even pointing to or indicating
that the ucts of violence testified to by
Orchard, if actually committed by anyone,
were committed by anj- other percon or
persons than as testified to by tho last
named witness.
"Neither is there any evidence tondlng
to point to or from which it might be In
ferred that any Individual or any com
bination of persons procured any other
person to commit paid acts of violenco.
if they were committed, than as testtflod
to by said witness. At the farthest the
testimony Introduced could only furnish
a motive rterhaps for someone clso to
commit or procure tho commission of tho
various acts of violence involved which
wore testified to in behalf of the State.
Motlvo Inadmissible.
"But it is clear that the motlvo alono
In a third person to commit an offense
for which il party Is being tried Is not
admissible in tho absence of other tes
timony In tome way connecting or point
ing to such third person -as the guilty
party. The witness Orchard has testi
fied "minutely and In detail to the cirCuni
stancee involving tho AMndlcator enlo
.mIou, the explosion at tho Indepvicnce
depot, and other acts and attempted acts
of violence In the city of Denver.
"The testimony introduced by tho de
fense in relation m deportations the de
stroying of property belonging to the local
unions of tho WcaU'rn Federation of Min
ers and the various conflicts between tho
union miners and their sympathizers and
the Mine Owners' association and tho
militia and the various citizens' alliances,
does not point to any one, or even Indi
cate that any particular person either
committed tho acts of violence com-
piaiuen oi, or procured urcnaro io com
mit such acts of violenco. And In the
absence of such connecting evidence iho
court feels compelled lo take this evj
denco from the jury and Instruct them
totally to disregard It In arriving at their
verdict. The action of the court In this
matter is perhaps an unpleasant duly,
but it Is a responsibility that the court
has no right to shlfl from Jtaelf. lo the
Jury, when called upon for a final con
sideration of this case.
"Counsel for the defense urges that if
this testimony is withdrawn from tho
jury all evidence involving tho Vindicator
explosion, tho Independence depot ox
plosion and other acts of violence and
attempted acts of violenco in the State
of Colorado tostilled to by the witness
Orchard should bo withdrawn from the
Jury. This evidenco tho court lias no
power to withdraw from the Jury unless
upon tho thoory that 'the witness Or
chard, being an accomplice and a co-con-splrator,
his testimony in relation thereto
might be found to be entirely without
corroboration.
Holds Orchard Corroborated.
"He has testified, although an accom
plice and a co-conspiiutor. to nil of
these ants of violence and bus oitlmr be-
Contitiucd on Page Seven .
Our Warlike Governor Emulating Roosevelt
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ST. JOSEPH STICK ;
til SEVERE TOUij
Scores of Houses Wrecked l),v
Wind and Flood; No Fa
talities Reported.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo., July 19. A torna
do and a tremondous rain did heavy
damago in St. Joseph and vicinity last
night. Houses wero wrecked, street
railway tracks torn out and collars
flooded. The family of Daniel Riordan,
one mile cast of the city, had a miracul
ous escape from death. The residence,
two stories in height, was torn from
the foundation and completely demol
ished. Eiordan, his wife and three chil
dren had taken refugo in the basemeut.
They were buried in the debris, but tho
wind lifted the house bodily from the
foundation and none of tho "heavy tim
bers fell on them.
Scores of houses rrere washed from
thoir foundations in the eitv by rain,
which amounted to a cloudburst. St.
Joseph nestles in hills and the force of
tho tornado was brokeu. Sewers could
not carry off the walor and raging tor
rents flowed through tho outlying parts
of the city. Adam Zihowslci attempted
to wado ono of these torrents. He was
swofc from his feet and carried to
wards tho Missouri river, two blocks
(list an I. Ho caught a telephone polo
and clung there twentj" minutes until
rescued by a party of men with ropes.
In Brookdalo, a" low-lying suburb, a
score of families were driven from thoir
homes br water which reached the
windows upon tho first floor.
A dozon residences were struck by
lightning, but no fatalities were re
ported. The home of .Fred Shoemaker,
where a funeral party was caught by
tho storm, was struck by lightning
twico, and several persons stunned. Re
ports from farming aoctioiiB cant of tho
city snid crops were levelled in tho
path of the storm and the loss will be
lioavy.
Fatal Flro at Redding.
REDDING. Cnl.. July 19. Kiro de
stroyed tho Southern l'aciflo depot and
hotel and tho Mc.C'loud Hiver Exchange
depot at SIshou at 11:30 last night and
Miss I,aura Saxle of New York, a school
teacher, who arrived yesterday to meet
I friends and. climb Mount Shasta, lost her
I life. Several others woro badly burned,
one, Mls Lizzlo Walgumolt, a waitress
at tho hotel, dangerously.
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JAPANESE SLffl 111
KH CAPITAL
Abdication of Emperor Followed
. by Serious Rioting; City
Under Military Rule.
SEOUL. Korea, July 10. The city bo
camo quiet at nightfall and is no.v un
der militarj patrol.
A heavy rain following the outbreak
of today," was largely instrumental in
dispersing the crowds. All traffic has
been stopped and tho Japanese shops
aro. guarded. The police report that
twonly-fivo Japaneso were killed and
wounded in the day's rioting. The cas
ualties among tho Koreans aro un
known. An official Japanese report ascribes
tho shooting today to Korean soldiers
who could not bo controlled by their
officers. The nniso of tho firing and tho
nows that casualties had resulted great
ly alarmed tho Emperor, who. at. 7
o'clock tonight, sent by the Minister
of Justice a long apologetic message to
Marquis Ito, to tho effect that ho re
grettod that his ignorant subjects had
caused violent commotion. Ho there
fore relied upon Marquis Ito to take
measures neccssar' to prevent further
trouble.
Aflerward Marquis Tto called upon
General llawogawa to take military I
charge of tho city. Jananeso troops
liavo been offorcd for tlie safeguard
ing of foroigu consulates in Seoul.
Emperor's Explanation.
The abdication edict of tho Emperor
is his first communication to tho world
since tho repudiation of the convention
of 1005. A translation of tho text of
tho edict follows;
"T have been, in succession to my an
cestors, ou the throne forty-four years
and have met many disturbances. 1.
have not reached my own desire. While
Ministers aro frequently improper men
and progress is not controlled by men,
the tunes are contrary to naturo events.
A crisis cxtremoly urgent in the life
of the people has ariaon and the progress
of the stnlo is more than beforo im
porilod. "L fear a dangor liko that that be
falls a person crossing tho ice. For
tunately v'c havo a son endowed bv
nuturo with virtuo, brilliant and woll
worthy of being charged with plans for
tho dbvolopinont of the government to ,
whom we transfer our inheritanco sanc
tioned by tho custom of ancient times.
"Therefore, bo it known that as soon
as it is proper to be done, wo will hand
tho affairs of statu over to tho crown
prince as our representative. "
Court usage is said to mako tho nioau
iiiLr of tho abovo an actual abdication.
Whilo insufficient time has elapsed to
show the offoct of the lihnporor s ac
tion on tho situation, advisory opinion
at the Japanese residence Gcnoral re
gards tho abdication as taking away
tho forco of Japan's intended blow.
JAPANESE SYMPATHETIC.
But Press of Tokio Does Not Rcgrot
Emporor's Overthrow.
TOKIO, .luly IN. Tho Japnncfie press
is this morning generally jrympathetic
... t
RECORDS BROKEN
hi mm meet
Nearly Eighty Thousand Per
j sons Registered at the Bu
reau at Philadelphia.
MAY ABOLISH TEETH
OP ELK AS EMBLEM
Installation of Grand Lodge
Officers Closes Formal Work
of Big Convention.
PHILADELPHIA, July 19. Of the
thousands of persons overcome by tho
heat while watching the Elks parndo
yesterday, about one hundred Bpent
the night in hospitals. Most of them
were discharged today.
The number of deaths duo more or
leas directly lo the heat and humidity
numbered four, and there are about a
dozen cases considered serious by the
hospital physicians.
The dead and those still in a serious
condition arc all Philadelphlans.
The fact that tho death list is small
is principally due to the prompt relief
given by the hospital authorities and
the emergency medical corps.
Tho big feature of Elk week being
over, thousands departed today. A
large delegation devoted today to a pil
grimage to Valley Forgo, where United
States Senator Knox delivered an his
toric address.
Beginning at 11 o'clock tonight tne
"Pen and Pencil club" entertained
visiting Elks at a "Night in Bohe
mia." The records show that 79.000 persons
registered at the bureau provided for
members and their ladies.
The grand lodge held a session to
da3r, and resolutions were reported fa
voring a special committee for the
preservation of tho elk and doing away
with the teeth of the animal as an em
blem of the order.
Past Exalted Ruler Melvin of Cali
fornia, in a spirited speech, favored
the formation of a committee to that
end. Members from Wyoming, Ore
gon, and other Western Slates opposed
tho measure, contending that tho pull
ing of elk tooth caused no pain and
that the animal was not killed in largo
numbers, as only tourists aud amateur
hunters hunted the animal. The resolu
tion will probably be adopted.
Daniol J. Shern, past esalted ruler of
tho Philadelphia lodge, on behalf of
the mombers, presented Henry A. Mel-
vin tviuu H- JJiBHiiiiuieiui paiiiiiiif; ui.
himself. Installation of officers fol
lowed. Beforo adjourning the lodge elected
Colonel Albert J. Ilolley or Hacken
sack, N. J., grand trustco to fill tho
vacancy caused by the death of John
D. O'Sliea, who died yesterday.
The committee on contests and
awards lato tonight announced prize
awards, amouog them being the follow
ing who won prizes:
Lodges making best appearanco in
line Third prize, $100, El Paso.
Lodges appearing in uuiquo uniforms
First prize. $500, El Paso.
Leanest Elk, .$25 J. Ed Neis, Pasa
dena. Gal.
Tallest Elk. $25 Carl M. Kooning,
Sacramento, Gal.
Smallest Elk, $25 Jerry D. Sullivan,
Roseburv, Ore.
Special prizo of $500 for the largest
baud in line Guadalajara military band
of Mexico, which accompanied El Paso
lodge.
Mexican Bandmaster Drowned.
ATLANTIC CITY. X. J.. July 19.
Captain August Azzali, lcador of the
Mexican band, which organization ac
companied the El Paso, Tex., lodge of
.Elks to Philadelphia, was drowned this
evening whilo bathing at the foot of
Texas avenuo.
DRIVEN" TO FRENZY
Father of Murdered Boy Would Attack
Released Suspects.
NEW ORLEANS, La., July 19. A
city jail was used today as a place of
refuge for Mr. and Mrs. Montelonc,
Italians, released on habeas corpus pro
ceedings this afternoon, after several
weeks' imprisonment as suspicious per
sons in tho Lamana case. Several hun
dred augrv ItaliunK surrounded tho
Montolono' houae. and a guard of twon-ty-fivo
police failed to quiet the crowd.
The Moutolones woro finally put in a
patrol wagon aud taken lo a nearby po
lice station. During the excitement
Peter Lamana, father of tho kidnaped
bov, with a revolver in his hand, niado
violent attempts to break through the
crowd, saviue ho wanted to got at the
Moutaloncs. He was taken to tho po
lice Hlatioii, though not put under ar
rest. . ,
Tho presence of three companies of
militia and rapid-firo guns at the
llahnvillo jail has apparently stopped
all intention of mobs to go from here
to llahnvillo for a lynching.
with tho retired Korean Emperor as an
individual, but none however regrots
tho act of abdication.
In tho ubscneo of tho official text, it
ia commented that there is doubt
whether tho abdication means a com
ploto non-interference with tho govern
ment by tho Etnpcror. Suggestions
mado that there is necessity of clearly
defining the position of tho retired Em
peror in order to provcut even an Indi
tion. It is also pointed out that, anyhow,
tho change of government was caused
by tho initiation of the Korean gov
ernment in which Japan had no couccrn
whatever and that it canuot be con
sidered a final solution of Tho Haguo
incident.
It is expectod that Foreign Minister
Hayashi will effect a definito arrango
mont with tho Korean govornmcut re
garding that question. Telegrams from
Seoul dated midnight last night say
that a general calm prevails. Japaneso
troons havo boon callod out and a bat
talion is guarding Iho palace.
i'
INDEPENDENT TO
DUY SEUUPilTiES I
Elmer B. Jones of the Utah Tel
cphone Company Concludes
Negotiations.
jH
SECURES NINETY DAY
OPTION FOR $1,000,000
Deposits $50,000 and Balance
of Capital Has Beeu Fully
Subscribed.
Negotiations which have been in
progress for months and which mean
that the Utah Independent Tclephono
company will securo absolute and un- jH
trammeled control of its financial se jH
curities, thus giving it a free hand in
its operations in this field, were vir
tually concluded by Elmer B. Jones,
manager-director of tho company, ai
Rochoster, N. Y., Friday. A snm of
50,000 was deposited by Mr. Jones
Friday to secure a ninety-day option
ou tho Etocks, bonds and notes of the
company, the option being for $1,000,
000, the balance of $950,000 being pay
able October 19. The option provides
that tho $50,000 deposit shall apply Jfl
on tho purchase price. jH
This agreement was reached at a con- jH
fcrenco between Managing Director
Jones and J. W. T:yjor, lepreseDtnig
the United States Independent Tele-
phone company, held at Rochester Fri- jH
day. It is provided that in the event IH
of the option expiring by limitation the
$50,000 will be forfeited. The securi- IH
ties of the Utah Independent company
are held by the United States Indc-
pendent Telephone company- aud the
Stromberg-Carlsou Telephone company, JH
and the consent of the directors of both
holding companies is to be obtained bo-
fore the delivery of the securities cov-
ered b- the option.
Will Be Paid in Cash. jH
According to telegraphic advices Mr.
Jones declared at Rochester Friday
night that if the option was exercised,
and ho had every reason to beliove it
would be, the entire $950,000 would bo
paid in cash long before tho expiration jH
of the time for which it was given.
"We are anxious to have the sale
closed -ss '-uickLj' as possible.1 1 -con- -H
to get work on extensions of business.
We have been hold up by the luck of
funds. The bonds for the purchase of
tho Salt Lake plant arc all underwrit-
ten. Our syndicato will open an In-
dependent exchange iu Butte, Mont.,
September 1. Wo now control the In-
dependent lines -of Utah and will con- jH
ncct those of Montana' JM
Tho successful conclusion of thpso
negotiations bring to a close the difn
cutties which have confronted the local
company and hampered its progress. jHBa
The difficulty first arose when the V
Strombcrff-CaVlson company, which held flBV
tho securities of tho Utah company, ,HB
was absorbed by tho United States In- f
dependent company. This placed the BSJ
local company in tho control of tho
United State's company virtually the HH
Bell company, as it is uuderstood. Tho fffl
matter of the segregation of tho se
curities was taken up in tho courts at .jJI
New York. Mr. Jones contending for
tho ritrht to purchase tho bonds of the
Utah "Independent company. In this
he was successful. The granting of the jH
option Friday is tho result of the nego
tiatious carried on looking to the ac- iH
quirement of tho bonds by the interests
represented by Mr. Jones. These m
tcresis, it is understood, aro purely lo
caJ; that is, the investment will bn
made b" local capital, which, .-judging
from Mr. Jones' statement, he has al- jM
ready secured. il
SWIFT TURNED DOWN
McPherson of Omaha Elected President
National Livestock Exchange.
KANSAS CITY. July 19. Protesting IH
acainst his own election and demanding
the re-eleotion of J. C. Swift of Kanasag
Gitv, Thomas B. McPherson or Omaha,
was elected president of tho National
Livestock exchange today as the cul
mi nation of a campaign which was
wu"cd against Mr. Swnt's re-election
as the outgrowth of the lato contest be- JM
tweou the livestock men and tho pack
crs over the post mortem examination
niMr. Swift and Mr. McPherson wera
the onlv men placed iu nomination. .In
an impassionod speech in which he tie-
plorod tho existence ot inctiou in tho
organization, President kwift Avitli-
drew his name. Mr. McPherson made
a speech in which he urged tho re-
election of President Swift aud assert-
ed that he declined to be a candidate
against the iircsidcnt The president Jm
refused to allow -Mr. McPherson l.o
withdraw and the hitler was unani-
mously elected. A resolution was adopt-
ed Avhich praised tho administration of
P Tho contention will be held in Omaha
next year and the dale will be selected
by tho executivo committee.
Other officers electod woro C. . Jia
ker, Chicago, secretary; P. S. Orayos,
IndianapolS, treasurer. Among, the vice
presidents and on the executivo com
tnitteo is A. J. Campion, Denver.
INTERMOUNTAIN PEOPLE
AT CHICAGO HOTELS
Spcial to The Tribune.
CHICAGO. July l'j. Western people an
C,g$figk&"o. Winder. Jr.: C O. H
Bunan. Gcorgo W Christophowe... M-
rtc- J W. ICeoK i. Stratford: A. . h.
Martin. H. Vancott, ' wife and daughter. IJM
GrUda-Goldheld. L. G. Duncan. Groat H
XSho-Soda Sprint. V.. F. Blcknell.
GWCj-omliiS-CoJy. J M. Schwab. Kaiser-

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