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Utah that l ! - ' j E Z .t1 ft it LXXVL, NO. 15. weather today Fair, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, TUESDAY MORNING-, OCTOBER 29, 1907. 12 PAGES FIVE CENTS IH let . . Jrl-HiiieEs fKof the Treasurer's Rec EShows Those Who Howl ' ijfost Are Hurt Least. IjfcHURCH HOLDINGS IffRASTED INTERESTINGLY 'aSrican Increase" Fades To Insignificance When p Analyzed. Herald, Smoot "Mouth," Des .'j ewa and other church-controlled ipers have been howling about the 5js which the 1 mill increase had itj, the taxpayers of Salt Lake. ive printed pages about this and J themselves into a fury of non- nd sweat. ' She thoughtful man and woman ' look at this for a moment. The ' jT of 1 mill brings into tho city !i $45,000. It means that $1 is 1 Seach $1,000 valuation. 10 cents ilOO and 1 cent on $10. si great property holdings of the t8 eof Jesus Christ of Latter-day igi including the magnificent build jfpied by tho News, the fine cor-'-b apied by the old News building t5j' ('opposite corner and dozens of Sue pieces of real estate, arc val I atrjtaxation purposes in Salt Lake Vtfibnt $23S,310. This is less thnn Sthe cost of tho News building iyuThe total city tax on the church Kfar. is $8,849.31. of which sum but j2 goes into the city treasury, iiaflance goes to the county and .jlmill increase brings $23S.31. 'Sn'P. Smith, doubtless a very rich tlafiAyB on a valuation of $4,750. The Ttd? $61.74 taxes as its share aud jfgTreaso of 1 mill costs him but "!i,As Trustee in Trust, jjjljmstce in trust for the church he v Jwi valuation of $30,425, or taxes. Of this, all goes to the TM.?fSncl State but $395.51, which is ,1jtms port. The increase of 1 mill Hl!"be-seen by this that the church, tatfctoe in trust and tho president ariafchtirch contribute to the support a rjjrreat city, rich and powerful as but $3,555.27. Why, that sum tiosfe-kcep tho graves green in the iidd.&emeteryl And yet they howl jxiffex burdens imposed by the a uifins! Tho 1 mill increase is but 1 a aVsAnierican increase" this j'ear pain-the Smoot 4 ' Mouth ' ' $1 2. Its Unburdened because of it but 20 ueslisEhe increase will cost the.Her , tj,fftL The awful burden fell on E2Tders of its political editor, tho iioai?T"0 raves about increased taxes, ,nU Jjfweight, of a ham sandwich 10 jfc7ttD0. directing head of that, iu ut&JlSYH tn0 burden, when he jc,3'the Treasurer's office, but 27 4 all. Not a cent more, a ci- tnoso Poor devils working 'feSfutters for $2.25 a day got 25 njjs& "s amount for his services 'rert?cost.,R,ced Smoot. the cause of J turmoil m Utah today, but $1.67. tms sum every time he takes L1tovrTluV'?h ln the Senate rcs-JS-rM Washington. iUs total con. Sm be $2L7iPPOrt th City tlli8 Stt8 ebor Gantt. the "sweet iThWlifl6' f0r municipal Itfr h&J burdens him $2.80. ean the "almighty dollar" so hard rSliBfLlB a wealthy man. Yet the n ta? burden he raves about iaoalto but $20.43. ni8 city K ,8' assessed at $26,436. 8i nSprA' 00 conts to raise ofl'imili- T burden against ae B-reedca " the price of a tZt.VK, or 25 cents. "Fussv S'm Sf"27' l'?key" Booth's Tf a T)a,r of 8,locs. $3.40. i ,Su vay be car"ed out to an ,f i Jf Burden Is SmalL fl 'PAbllC-t0 sl-,ow how' small a Am,cncan increased taxes" od y2 men who are trying to defeat jllJn progress in Salt Lake ami To 0ffSP? burdenei1 x least by public ai?sed! CaUSG fr the furor ytSLrJinV01 Strikin contrast (titharo whicn the man they most It i i Cu"tnbt,J5 to tlfo pub llrine0 w?,r,thy 01 comment. ,rof Iicfiy nTH Pay into the B0 COunty for StaLe. isefa Tiiy m,r"oscs this vear It. ?,S4?-S A- T1,e total of IPk"?1 ?m.,t is less than Sjnran ; lt be,C $10.1G1.26. Tvli corl'oration- holdings aTflAncfflP-1,0lns 1,1 Ulc city, the nn a,1! their holdings. 5 0VSb l Sa,t Lake City 3She w,,I're i,B au fincn,y to Salt icsvrS10'" consider f nr PrS'eBsivo city would Struggle Now Bitter to See Which Shall Get Herded Ballots. CHAIRMAN SNOW MAY , GET OUT A CIRCULAR Tired of Accusations, Morris Manager Hurls Threats at Joseph. The breach between thc two church party organizations has reached such magnitude that harsh things are being said by both sides. 3rusion, the pana cea, has been the cause of the broach, although in thc beginning it was in tended to unite the two hands of church domination. But instead of a friendly grip between them the' arc both clenched, and accusations of per fidy Jay each arc being made. And this is all because the Bee Hive house has not "ct given the wink, and the two church organizations, having bchiud them a world of individual am bitions, arc fighting for the church-controlled vote. So desperate is thc strugglo that both sjdes are betting money as between their candidates. Tho gambling is real Iv on the revelation that is to exude from -the Boo Hive house, and tin's is expected Sunday, or at thc latest Mon day. iTor a week thc bishops aud block teachers of botli parties have been counseling with the voters to see where thc preference lies. The church prefer ence is Plummcr and the work is being done in his behalf. Abundant evidence of this has been found, and this has driven the church Democrats to ex tremes to stem thc Plummcr tide. With Apostle Smoot and thc "Federal bunch" daily visitors or telephone call ers of thc rirst presidency, the Demo crats feel that they are getting thc worst of it, aud they aro talking very saucily in an effort to hold the voto that the bishops arc trying to seduce. Ohurch Needs Votes. That the church is alert was shown in tho meeting in the Twenty-ninth ward Sundav night. Thc superintend ent of Sunday-schools, Mr. Thomas, held in his hand a notice of registra tion from the church Republican head quarters and directed his hearers to be sure and register, as the church needed their votes. The meeting-house is at 403 North Twelfth "West street. Tho fusion confusion reached apex Monday afternoon, when -Harry Joseph and Cliairman Ashby Snow camo to gether in a dispute over thc Plummcr circular of Saturday. Joseph, the fusion-master, declared many times that tho circular was delivered at Snow's headquarters, and made tho burthen of his talk along Second South street that Snow was the author of it. Snow cor nered thc fusion-master for this state ment and declared, so Joseph said, in tho presence of Stephen H. Love and James Tngebretsen, that he would go in the circular business for good and true. Snow Has tho Facts. Mr. Snow was asked if Joseph had quoted him correctly. "Yes, he did," said tho emphatic Morris chairman. "T told him that if he did not quit shoving the responsibil ity for this circular at. me I would get out a circular that will be a circular, and I have the facts id do it." Democrats declare that after thc committee declined to set its seal on the Plummer dodger members of tho party who had monoj' bet on the proposition that Morris would beat Plummcr had it printed and circulated. Tho Smoot headquarters regards this as a make shift to release the Snow coteno from responsibility, and insists that the Democrats were thc originators of thc dodger idea; . In the sot-to with the fusion-master. Snow declared he had heard that Plum mcr judgments wcro to be had at 50 cents on the dollar. Joseph offered to nut up a forfeit of $25 that he would take all Snow could got at that price. The Democrats issued a circular yes terday. Ten thousand copies were de livered at headquarters and moro are coming. The circular is signed by Chairman Snow arid recites an abund ance of things about Morris that chal lenge credulity. The circular is as en thusiastic as the advance dodger for a county fair. It will be circulated throughout the city during the week. More Fusion Objection. Not the least discouraged by the ruling of Recorder Moreton, objections wero" "filed Monday by S. P. Armstrong against the legality of placing the names of James D. Murdoch and J. .W. Currie, Republicans, on thc tickets, re spectively, of tho First and Socoud wards. This completes the objections to all the fusion appointments. The precedent established by Recorder Moreton in the case of G. G. Smith will be followed by the Recorder in the other cases. . Betting between the Morns and Plummcr forces was resumed yester day, both having "bunched" their money for the struggle. All afternoon Morris money hung on the boards, but in tho evening a lone bet of $250 thnt Plummer beats Morris adorned McTor nay's board. - It was said that, during tho afternoon and evening, something liko $2500 was put up on the result between the two. Nobody will bet a dollar against Brnnsford. Chairman Ashby Snow was authority Monday night for the announcement that a bet; had been made between a well-known Democrat and a Republican Continued ou P:itrn Two I ' In Which Direction is the Animal Headed ? I .Y A . ' i j iwji need""0" i "MOLE MT BOOM FOB THE PRESIDENCY Republican Congressmen For mally Decide to Enter the Speaker in the Race. CHICAGO. Oct. 2S. Speaker Joseph G.' Cannon's official campaign for thc presi dential nomination was started today at a meeting of fourteen Illinois Republican congressmen at tho Auditorium. It waa decided to place Speaker Cannon In tho race whether ho acquiesced or not. hut when tho speaker was called In at the end of the three hours' conference he said: , "Well, boys will be boys. Do us you please." Five other Illinois congressmen who wore unable to be present are also back of the movement. Congressman McKInley was made chairman of a committee that Is lo have the Cannon campaign in charge. Congressman Frank O- Louden, Repub lican National Committeeman for Illi nois, called the meeting, and the following other congressmen were present: Wilson, Chapman, Rodcnberg, Smith. Graff. TIc Gavln. Prince, Sterling. Snapp. Suller, McKJnley, Lorlmor and Madden Congressmen Ooutell and Mann tele graphed sympathy with thc purposo of the meeting. Congressman Foss Is ln Massachusetts at the bedside of Ills father. Congressman Knopf Is sick, while Congressman McKInney Is on the way homo from the Philippines. Index-to Today's Tribune Departments. Page, v Editorial 4 .J. -r Society , r Mines 0 .J- j Markets 7 -J. r Intormountaln !) .J. ! Domestic. v 4- Almost normal conditions pre- r -1- vail In New York financial centers at opening of wcok's - J. business 1 Alleged murderers of Ezra Pen- 4- 4 ny and son, arrested In Den- n- ;- vcr, will be brought back to -- Y Utah S 4- 4 "Uncle .loo" Cannon's cam- 4. 4 pnlgn for Presidential nomlna- j- tlon la formally opened l 4. v Local. 4. Tax burden yell Is all nonsense. 1 r 4- J. W. Houston returns from tho . East 12 : r Rev. Alfred Buxton sounds warning against church Inter- 4- -r ferencc 12 Affairs of tho City Council 12 4- J Church parties light for votes.. 1 .J. Americans register today 12 .J- f- Infuriated Greek workmen at- 4- r tack foreman 0 4. 4- Prof. Starr lectures on tho 4 I- Congo , . 9 4. Sporting News. X 4- President Cal W. Ewlng of Pa- J. clflc Coast league slated for J. member on National Baseball 4- board 10 4- 4. University football team will go 4 4. to Tos Angeles Wednesday to 4. 4- play St. Vincent's college ....10 4- 4 The Waterloo cup. tho classic 4. 4. event In coursing, will bo run 4. -! for today . . ; . . . . . . . . . . . ; . . v . 10 4- v4..;..;..;..;.44.4.4.;-.;.4.;..;..;..;t..2..;-.44.t. 1 FORGER WORKED HUT C11S OF TOE WEST C. R. Howes, of Portland, Ore., Arrested for Extensive Bad Check Game. LOS ANGELES, Cal.. Oct. 2S. C. E. Howes, who claims Portland, Or., as his homo, was arrested Saturday ou a charge of forgery, aud who is accused by tho police of a systematic series of forgeries of checks aggregating a con siderable sum, in several Wostorn cities, was arraigned in Justice court todaj' and his hearing on two charges set for next Thursday. His bail was Used at $1500 in each case, which he was un ablo to furnish. According to a confession which the police claim to have secured from llowcs, he has forged checks on an ex tonsivo scalo in practically every city of importance in thc "West, including Salt Lake City. Denver, Ogden, Butte, Kansas City, Omaha, St. Louis and Portland. Howes claims' his homo is in Portland and that he operated from there. His first forgery, it is alleged, was com mitted a yc'ar ago in San Francisco. Ho is a candymaker by trade. WHY THE AMERICAN PARTY SHOULD WIN (REASON NO. 25) There aro hundreds of reasons why every voter in Salt Lake should sco to it that his or her name is on tho registration rolls at the closo of this day and that their vote Is recorded early next Tuesday. It is repeatedly shown that there is no attempt to conduct politics in Utah as it is in other States. Tho party names that aro loved elsewhere aro used here merely to mislead thoso unfamiliar with local conditions and to trick the newcomer into believing that ho is standing for the samo principles here that he stood for in his former home. It was not until it was proved to a certainty that tho church politicians had made use of the words "Repub lican" and "Democrat" hero for-selfish and vicious determination to control the State through tho church that the American party was organized. And so patent were the reasons assigned for tho creating of the new party that the best Republicans and Domocrats deserted thc church-controlled parties by tho thousands. Thoy all cling to their beliefs in thc national organizations, but they have resolved to fight tho men in control of the "Republican" and "Democratic" machinery In Utah. Not one of these has changed his national political allegiance. Judge Ogden Hilos, for instance, was a supporter of Parker and Davis in tho last presidential campaign, and Hon. E. B. Critchlow as ardently supported Roosovolt and Fairbanks. But both woro Americans and American enthusiasts in Utah. And thus it may be said of every Democrat and overy Republican and every Socialist who is now giving his allegiance to tho organization that is fighting for tho Americanizing of this great city and State. Tho men who arc the directing forces in tho opposing parties have yet to loarn the meaning of the name "Republican" or "Domocrat." Their first allegiauco is to tho church loaders. Thoy will bo "Republicans" or "Domocrats" at the will of the dominant church, and thoy aro brazenly open about it. Gcorgo Sutherland, the scarcoramphus gryphus or political scavenger of Utah, together with Harry Joseph, Cal listcr, Thomas, Anderson, Booth and others who aro thc "Republican" loadora today, boltod the Republican nominee for Mayor four years ago and supported Richard P. Morris. Tholr only conception of thc duties of party men Is to do as thc church bids to obtain political favors themsolvos. While they are screaming about party duty and party devotion in an endeavor to persuade thc Gentiles of Salt Lake to remain in the "Republican" organization, they arc in fact reaching their tainted fingers into tho hearts of these pooplo with a purposo to pluck therefrom a real Republican's most sacred and most earnest convictions. Tho American party proposes to make short shrift of such pretenders. It is fighting for decent and genuino politics in this State It Is struggling to bring about normal and natural conditions hereto free tho State from church domination and make it possible for every man to stand by overy other on an equality, as men do in States that aro not priest-ridden. This is why 'the American party is making progress. This is why tho bettor element in the ranks of tho Mormons as well as tho Gentiles is supporting the American ticket. This Is why tho party should win and will win next Tuesday. i&II lilt Maximoffsky. Director of De partment of Prisons, Shot Seven Times. SLAYER CONFESSES SHE IS ONE OP THE TERRORISTS Carried Concealed in Her Cor sage Explosives That Would Have Wrecked a Palace. ST. PETERSBURG, Oct. 2S. Gen. Maximoffsky, director of the depart ment of prisons of the Ministr)' of thc Interior, was shot and killed today. Tho General was the first responsible official connected with tne Russian prison, and it is supposed that this was the reason he was selected for assad-v sination by tho Terrorists. A young woman, who was later identified, presented herself at the weekly reception of Gen.- laximoffsky and remained quietly in the crowded ante-room until it was her turn to en ter tho General's private office. When sho was in his presence thc woman drew a revolver and fired seven shots point blank into the General 's body. Girl Doos Not Hide Deed. Tho General s assassin, who was ar rested immediately, uuhesitatingly avowed herself to be a member of the trying section of the Social Revolution ists, who had been intrusted with the task of punishing Maximoff3ky for the stern regime which he lately had in troduced in thc treatment ot sixty po litical prisoners whom he ordered to be treated like ordinary criminals. Gen. Maximoffsky was sponsor for Gov. Brodulin of Akatui prison. Siberia, the .jailer of Mile. Spiridonovo, and who recently was assassinated at Pakoff. Col. Ivanqff, governor of the political prison at Viborg, who was assassinated in September, was another of Maxim offsky's instruments. The assassination of Gen. Maximoff sky apparently was designed to-be only a prelude to a greater act of terrorism the destruction of the headquarters of the secret police which has been the olj.ject of rit least three Terrorist plots of recent months. Ready for Moro Violence. When the sla3'cr of Gen. Maximoff sky, who tonight was identified as Mile. Ragozinnikova of Perm provinco, the daughter of a teacher in the Imperial Conservatory of Music, was takeu to tho police station, her agitated at tempts to free her bound hands and reach toward her breast led to an in vestigation, and it was found that she carriod inside her corsage a case con taining thirteen pounds of a high ex plosive a charge powerful enough to blow thc entire building and its occu pants to pieces. Mile. Ragozinnikova 's portrait is in that part of the police gallery marked "dangerous suspects"; nevertheless, sho remained for threo hours in Maximoffsky 's reception room unrecognized. Sho pretended that her mission thore was to sccuro a better diet for her brother, who was sick in prison. It is understood she will be court-martialed this week. UNCLE SAM IN NEED OF RAILWAY MAIL CLERKS Special to The Tribune. WASHINGTON. Oct. 28. Senator War ren Is expected to land ln New York next week from Paris. The senator's secre tary. Joseph A. Breckons, will come from Chcyonno next week. Senator and Mrs. Clark of Wyoming have taken an apartment at the BurllnK ton for the winter. Senator Newlands Is here to remain for congress. The Postofflco Department Is sadly In need of railway mall clerks. This Is espe cially truo In the far West. Recently It became neces.sary to transfer a number of clerks from their Cincinnati division because tho civil service could not et a sufficient number to fill the vacancies In 1 the West. II appears that the oppor tunities for priviitf employment were more attractive. T!-e civil service com mission has Jiift ordered examinations In twelve Western states to be Isold Novem ber 10, open to men between the ages ' of IS and 35, for the railway mall service. The examination Is comparatively easy. Utah. Idaho, Wyoming and Nevada are among the stales In which examinations will bo held. A. C. REATTY REMAINS WITH THE GUGGEXHBIMS Special to The Tribune. BOSTON. Oct. 2$. A. Chester Bontly. Assistant General Manager of thu Gug genheim Exploration company, denies any present Intention of leaving the Guggen heim employ. It Is unciie?ilonably lrti' that John Mayes Hammond will .ever connection with tho Gmrgrmhcims. al though his contract with fh Exploration company still has thr'.-o months to run. Mr, Hammond Is not In good hc:ilth and will spend the wlnn-r m t'.illfornla and temporarily abandon business. NAVAL DEPARTMENT IS HAVING LABOR TROUBLES VALLEJO. Cal.. Oct. S. All tln hand riveters employed ln tho work on the transport Syorldan at the Mnro Island navy yard havo struck, following the re fusal of Naval Constructor Hodin A. Evans, tho head of th department, to grant their request that thy In? slvoti piece work at $12, $15 and ?i'.S per "hun dred rivets. The situation has been tolographed to the Navy Department and lt Is believed, that men will be rushed hore from lh.j East. The navy yaid officials any tbiO work will delayed not more than three weeks. Big Purchaso of Silver. WASHINGTON. Oct. 2S. The Treas ury Department today purchnsod 200,000 ounces of silver at 60.911 cents per Jtne ounce, to be delivered at Now Orleans and 100,000 ounces ln San Francisco. S IS il Conditions in Money Center of United States Are Rapidly j 'H 'Approaching Normal. ! NO MORE SUSPENSIONS jf OF IMPORTANT BANKS 1H Depositors Take Kindly to Pay- H ment of Checks in Clear- H ing-Housc Certificates. M NEW YORK, Oct. 23. The principal gjjH events in the financial district today 11 indicated that the worst of the crisis 11 is over and that conditions were settling 11 down to normal. There were no further 11 bank suspensions, and reports wore fl favorable for the resumption of most 11 of the banks which closed temporarily Ijl last wool:. The engagement of $18,- 750,000 in gold from Europe for "unpor- 11 tation to New York was followed by thc sensational announcement of sales of American copper abroad which will further increase thc tide of foreign 1 money to this country to an aggregate j of over $25,000,000. This, with the j H rapid rise of good securities on tho 1 : stock exchange, in some cases as much ,11 as 4 and 5 per cent, and the policy of ml the trust companies not to pay out cur- yil rency for hoarding purposes, all con- lll tributcd to strengthen the feeling in Sll banking circles and among the public !1IH fit large. So well was the situation in hand that there was no such scurrying 'll about of leading financiers and hasty 11 conferences as took place during tho lUI closing days of last week. ,T. P. Mor- !1H gan was in touch witli the situation in I H his library on Thirty.si.-cth street, but did not find it necessary to come down Sl town. Runs Upon Eauks Ccaso. IH Buns upon banks practically ceased, (IH partly because of recognition that tkev 9(H wero unnecessary and unjustifiable and IH partly-because of the policj' adopted to H pay large checks only in certified checks H in depository banks. This system of H payment worked no apparent 'hardship, sSH and was the causo of very little protest. SH Small checks were paid promptly in cur- lllH rency, and larger amounts where it was tf H demonstrated currency was required for If H purposes other than hoarding. It is still KiH possible for a frightened depositor to transfer his account from one institu- SH tion to another by depositing a check SH 111 the depository for which he now has LjH a preference, but he cannot withdraw jIH large amounts in gold certificates to bo ff'H locked in a safo deposit vault, as waa bH the caso jast week. H One of the sensational features of the II day was the remarkable development in ttH the copper trade. Thc United Metals sH Selling company reported a sharp ad- M vanoe in the price. Copper which Ihev l would have gladly sold ten days ago ttH at 12V-J cents a pound commanded 13 U IH to 13:J't cents a pound todav. During 3H the month of October the sales of this ul company had been between S0.000.000 itH and 90,000.000 pounds of copper. The IjH bulk of sales has been for export, so QH that up to tonight it is estimated that IH on the foreign deliveries during No- 8H vember and December there will be a fH return exceeding oight millions in cold. W Sales by the other copper interests have ul been proportionately large. SH No More Signs of Panic. SH Wall street, long accustomed to sen- lH sations, resumed its normal condition uH today, and thc thin line of depositors lH waiting at the Trust Company of A.mcr- ! ica ceased even to draw the attention IH of thc usual throng in the financial H thoroughfare, which scarcely paused iu OH its passing. When the banking day was QH ended it was announced at thc 'Trust RHJ Company of America that thc deposits cH during the dav had exceeded tho with- SH drawals by $290,000 and that the com- OH pany had beon able to colloct $223,000 HJ of outstanding loans, so that thc net in- II H crease of tho day's business was an fil increase in cash of" $519,000. ufl There waa a distinct diminution of KH the run on the Lincoln Trust company. IjH Less than fifty dopositors were in lino !IH all day, though many of these had !H waited" in front of the company Js build- ifll iug on Fifth avenue since the closing 1HH last Saturday. Officials of the company KhI stated that tho bank messengers who fHI had presented scores of checks had do- (III layed the payment of depositors, but F; that thc run was about over. The run BBB on the Colonial branch of the Trust vBI Company of America, which is the larg- vHI est branch of tho institution, has end- &HJ cd. Tho fow depositors that camo to vBfl the company's oftices on Ann street to- kBHi day wore quickly paid off, and .business Dfll resumed its normal routine. ffHfl Normal Conditions Obtain. Reports from trust companies all over H the city laic todav state that normal conditions obtained aud that incipient IH ruii'j on several minor companies had H1 failed to develop. IhI The importation of $17,000,000 in iM gold, which comes largely from London, is, having a moral effect almost as im- ( porl.ant as its direct inllnenco. It PHI mans that credit can be sustained un- $ dor thc 25 per cent reserve law to tho rBh a mount of $63,000,000 and that thc vHI brinks will be in'a position to keep their ! cash resorves intnet even against con- 'fll siflerable demands. The fact that ex- change rates return so quickly in favor 11 of this country and that tho gold was DHI so rendu' obtained is accepted as an 111 indication that solvency or American Jpl financial institutions is not questioned in "Europe. It is believed that much moro gold will como thin way within ! a short time. The crisis has como at BV the-most favorable moment, for the im- 'flA Continued 011 Pago Nine 1H