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- "' Monday, May 18, 1908.
I ' If on Sunday yon rested, you can
boost the harder today,
A light pinch arresting a chorus
girl for wearing 'em.
r '. IV hat's in a name? Well, a juil sen
j icnec, if it be a forged one.
Life sentence "What God liafch
joined together, let. no mail put asun
: Strawberry prices have dropped, but
the bottoms of the boxes haven't comq
With a few more viaducts, it will bo
, measurably safe to cross over to the
5 west side.
. Soma of these criminals arc the touchy
ones. -They arc now saying that they
never assume an alias, but that they
'f "Whatever sort of box that Seattle
nail-breaker utilized in his escape from
I prison, he must admit that he is now
in a vcry bad one.
: Besides, while in attendance upon
church services it is not fair to ask
a Utah Democrat what ho thinks of the
J Jut, you may safely wager that Con
gressional consideration of a motion
for adjournment will not be put oil"
until after election.
.".My soul melts within nic and tlio
tears will come." whined Joseph 1;
Smith ai Logan the other day. Verily,
j he is the crying evil!
; Again, the master's announcement,
;, through his servants, that he is cithor
in or out, may depend largely upon
whether lie won or lost.
; However, the Short Line people will
, undoubtedly be very careful that the
now passenger station ahall not gradu
ally acquire that thirlj--cenl look which
( it didn't start out to have.
"Sometimes, though, the difference be-
nVec'n the spendthrift and the man
j who puts his money in the bank is that
the spendthrift gets something for his.
. Amongst the religiously inclined
i then) is much discussion of the theory
that "hell is as wo make it." But
why raise hell by bringing up the quca
tioh ? '
So far as the boys and the girls are
concerned, if we have bad weather on
"Decoration day, the weather man may
as well give up all hopo of ever being
HJ While the Smootitcs consider that
Hl what they did tp the "Insurgents at tlio
Hl late convention was a-plenty, they s'nud-
dor to think of what is presently to
Hj Gpmc their way.
Hj Hetty Green has received from tho.
" Black Hand a demand for live thou-
sand dollars. And undoubtedly the
Black Hand wjll get it, loo, if it can
furnish, proper security.
Speaking of the Mormon church po
litical manifesto, has Hyrum Smith, as
nn apostle, received permission to go
about the Stato certifying to the good
character of Reed Smoot, as a Senn
lor? Hi .r8 weH atf protesting that the Mor-
on ecclesiasts do not interfere in poli-
tics, the Dcscret News emphatically
denied that there was any new polyg
amy until the first presidency mado
: official confession of its existence.
PEACE, BUT WITH HONOR.
5 "Blessed arc the peacemakers: for
j they shall be called tho children of
0 God." A text from tho saying of tho
jj Master that is well worthy of all nc-
i) ceplanco and practical application. Ac-
0 cordingly, ou general principles, tho
. meetings such as were held in this city
yesterday in tho interest of the peaco
movement, should bo supported by all
, good citizens. But always with dis-
Tt is true, as a great general said,
: that "War is hell." It is true that it
is a horror of horrors in tho killing
r and maiming of men; in tho harrass
mont of women; in wringing the hearts
of children and turning them out upon
' the mercy of an often merciless world.
Nothing can be Paid that will quito
equal tho devastation and awful waste
; of war.
But there aro thinga that are even
1 worse than war. Among theso are the
enervation of character, the cultivation
of sneakery and cowardice, tho lack
of the manly, simple, straightforward
character that tho stress of war is apt
to develop. And tho nation that,
whether through sentiment, through an
ignoble aversion to war, through an un
due attention to the arts of commerce
or compromise, shirks its datT to its
own citizens and failB to provide for
the common defenso, is a nation that
is apt to bring upon its pooplo all the
horrors of war many times multiplied.
And when this sentimental devotion to
peaco actuates members of Congress
to veto against the full and absoluto
protection of tho country, so as to
leave it an inviting mark for aggres
sion, to sacrifice the real idea of honor
able peaco to a fanciful and vague sen
timeut that has no rightful place in the
minds of those who are entrusted with
the destinies and. safety of the He
public, then they fall short of their
It is inappropriate, too, to see those
who are always at strife, and who de
mand absolute, slavish submission to
their ideas, come forward as advo
cates of peace, and make themselves
prominent in a peaco movement. Iu
Utah tho special incitement to this
peace movement is in tho bands of a
sect that has never been 3blo to live
at peace with its neighbors, wherever
it has beeu. It is alwai's at strife.
It makes tho requirement that all shall
submit io its rule in order to bo at
peace with it. It was born of strife,
claiming to be opposed to a.11 others
and that it alone is right. It has al
ways carried its arbitrary rulo with a
high hand when it had the power, and
demanded as tho prico of peace that
all shall submit to it. It makes the
same: demand in Utah today.
The.inappropriateness of such a sect
being in charge of a peace movement
must be apparent to all. And it is
impossible for those who have minds
and opinions of their own to submit
to the sort of ignoble peaco which that
sect insists upon as tho only condition
upon which strife can be avoided. And
it is difficult to understand what prac
tical point is aimed at by the shrewd
manipulators of this sect, iu tho pres
ent lnovcraont, save that they hopo by
taking charge of it to obtaiu some ad
vantage over their "eucmies"; these
enemies being all who do not agree
Accordingly, while all will freely
accord acclaim to the .words of the
Master, all must bo. left their freedom
iu applying, them. And no patriot cau
possibly want his country weakened or
helpless in tho face of au aggressivo
and rapacious world. And as of old
there was a just fear of "the Greeks
bearing gifts," so there must now be
a just suspicion of those who pro
claim all the world as their cnemios,
who have never been able to live in
peace anywhere, whose very reason for
existence is that they may aggressively
combat all else, and who unceasingly
keep up their hostilitv, when they come
forward with an offer to bear aloft tho
banner of peace.
ME. BAMBERGER AND OGDEN.
Tho Tribune admires tho spunk
shown by Mr. Simon Bamberger in his
fight to extend his road iuto Ogdon.
There is such opposition byome of the
residents along Mr. Bamberger's pro
posed route in Ogdcn, to his running
a steam-locomotive line, that they are
unreasonable about it, and circulate
misrepresentations, among tbem one
that Mr. Bamberger obtained his fran
chise in Salt Lake City on the proposi
tion that ho would use electricity and
not steam for motive power.
This same story was circulated a few
years ago among residents in the west
ern portion of this cltjy who were up in
arms against the proposition to run au
electric linov along First West street,
north of Second South. The opponents
of the proposition cited the Bamberger
road as an example of what might bo
feared; for, though tho proposition ex
pressly said that an electric line only
was to be built, thoso opposing it said
that Mr, Bamberger had promised the
snmc thing for his road, whereas he had
in fact mado it a steam-propelled line.
The writer of this promptly corrected
the mistake, to tbe one who told it to
him, showing that the Bamberger road
was started from tbe first as a coul
road, openly and avowedlj" as a steam
Tailroad, the plan being to run the road
to Coalville, and supplj' the city with
coal by its menus, at $3 a ton. Agree
ments were signed numerously by Salt
Lakers to take coal over that road, at
the time. So that the claim that Mr.
Bamberger ha( not kept faith with Salt
Lako as to the use of electricity for
.power for this road was altogether base
less. Ho never at any time oven sug
gested the uso of electricity over the
road at tho first.
But now that ho promises the peo
ple of Ogdcn that ho will use electricity,
wo do not think that tho people thero
need have- any fear that he will -violato
his promise. Tt is quito true that ho
sooks such advantages for his line as ho
can get; but wo don't believe that ho
seeks them through falsehood, nor that
he would mako a definito pledge and
then break it. If tho pooplo who are
to bo specially affected in this matter,
however, feel that they want some
othor guarantee than his word, it will
not bo difficult to impose conditions
which will allow of peremptory remedy
if they ore not complied with; and from
what wo know of Mr. Bamberger, wo
fool sure that ho would bo willing to
obligate himself in any reasonable way,
beyond power of resistance, to perform
in all this mnttcr precisely as he has
THE "BLEEDING" OF UTAH.
Money sent abroad builds up Now York,
Boston, Philadelphia, Lowell, and the
world, all of whom aro opposed . to tho
people and tho work of God, and will only
roturn evil to us for tho patronage wo
bestow upon them. Josopli F. Smith at
October conference 1879.
It is a fact that at the present tinio,
and for some years past, Joseph P.
Smith has taken millions of dollars,
earned and produced in Utah, and
dumped this wealth into two foreign
countries. This money belongs to this
commonwealth in right,- and it should
be retained hero to help build up the
commonwealth and develop its mag
nificent resources. It speaks well for
Utah that she is able to survive this
constant drain and still make a goodly
s'howing of advancement in industry
and commerce. Wo have no particular
objection to make concerning tho hie
rarchical habit of expending Utah-produced
money in surrounding Stales, ex
cept that tho process is utilized for en
largement of the political power of the
ecclcsiasis, and except that tho first
duty of Utah capital is to build up the
home Slate, leaving othor localities to
bo of secondary consideration. As to
sending money to develop foreign coun
tries and enterprises, it is difficult to
find justification for it, oxcept in the
project dearest to tho heart of the
high priest. iq is convinced, or pro
tends to be, that anything to spread tho
sway of the kingdom of God on earth,
no matter if it be at the expense of pa
triotism and preservation of country,
is of holiness in tho sight of tho Lord.
Remembering the Mormon teaching that
this heaven-born kingdom is to over
throw all governments and authorities
on earth, it is but natural that the
votaries of that belief should proceed
to assist the Almighty in tho most ef
fectual manner 1)3' weakening as much
as possible the Nation they hate most
the United States. Their gruesome oaths
havo been taken to bring first destruc
tion upon this Nation, in revenge for
tho blood of the prophets, as a pre
paratory move for further onslaught
upon the remaiuder of earth's govern
ments. The policy of tho hierarchs is
to gain a firm foothold in a community,
by means of friondly overtures, preten
sion of loyalty and faith under tho
laws of the particular localit', promises
of large expenditure of money, and
then to uso tho strength thus achieved
for the final overthrow of the peoplo
who received them in kindness.
In view of Mormon history, and hold
ing consideration of tho fact that his
tory repeals itself, thero is another
thought that may bo permitted to en
ter the mind in connection with the
foreign colonial establishments set up
by the prophet?. In tho early da3s of
tho church, it was the dream of Joseph
Smith that his peoplo should become
a mighty force in the land. Militarism
was adjudged by him to bo a legiti
malo adjunct of divine authority the
sword was necessary to tho enforce
ment of God's edicts. Joseph Smith
set himself up as commaudeniu-chief
of the armies of Tsraol the Nauvoo
legion and ho was passionately fond
of the pomp and circumstance of mili
tary display. Uis mind ran largely
to gold braid and shining buttons as
appropriate embellishments for tho per
sons of valiant defenders of tho truth.
Ho dreamed dreams and saw visions,
wherein he was king supreme over all
tho earth, with potentates of all colors
and , degrees of majost' coming and
going at tho prophetic nod. Fired with
the fanatical zeal engendered of these
airy fancies, Joseph Smith placed his
army behind his back and proclaimed
himself to be a candidate for the Presi
dency of the United States. His stupid
imagination and insolent assurance per
mitted him to hclieve that the Lord
would stretch forth His hand and that
somo stupendous miracle would be
wrought to place him in the highest
authoril3r in the land. If there wero
no other evidence of the Smith im
bccility in the prosecution of fraud, it
may be found in the fact that, although
Smith claimed to have been inspired
of tho Almighty, his personal political
plans were brushed aside by nioro hu
man hands and buried iu oblivion "for
ever. But tho present Smith ruler of tho
Mormon church has not forgotteu tho
fantastic dream of world power enter
tained by his predecessor. Joseph F.
! Smith is no more intelligent, and no
less fanatical than was his uncle. As
to these affairs ho is keeping his own
counsel and attending strictly to the
business which he inherited from his
prototype fakor?. When Joseph F.
Smith uttered the sentiment that is
first quoted in this article thero was
some doubt that ho would over suc
ceed to the Mormou throne. Tic was
(very rightlj", as ovents have demou
Gtratod his qualities) considered to bo
too flight', too harebrained, too. reck
less and entirely too iirnoranL to ever
become a leador of mon. Also, there
wero manj- among the Utah Mormons
who still clung to tho old belief that
after Brigham should pass away the
raantlo of authoritj', by heavenly ap
pointment, would fall upon tho cousin
of Josoph F whom the latter's father
joined in confirming as tho coming
leader. Theso pooplo remembered that
Hyrum Smith (father of Joseph F.)
and Joseph Smith laid their hands upon
little Joseph's son of the first prophet
head, and that tho3' thero and then
appointed and blessed him to the of
fice, the first prophet being "mouth"
iu the ceremony. For that reason they
hold the belief that the ordination
would eventually find fructuation in
reality; and thorcforo they cast Joseph
F. into the background. But Josoph F.
had a might3' hope, and a mighty grip
upon opportunity and advantage, and
"in duo time of the Lord" he became
tho ruler, in spite of prophocy.
As beforo intimatod, Joseph F. is
strictly nursing tho treasonable heritage
left to him by his predecessors. Thore
aro two purposes In this; tho ono be
ing to perpetuate the Smith hatred for
the United States, and tho other boing
to enhance the wealth of tho Hyrum
Smith branch of tho family. Thus, you
will observo, military strategy would
suggest to tho evil mind of the present
Mormon despot that fortifications In
foreign soil, upon tho flanks of the
country which ha moat profoundly
hates, are necessary.
Wherefore tho Smith foreign colonies
in Canada to the north and in Mexico
to tho south.
WEAKNESS OF POLYGAMY.
Abraham, Isaac and Jacob, tho an
cients, aro constantly pointed out by
tho Mormon high priests as having
been polygaraists. Theso men of righte
ous repute having engaged in that prac
tice, aro not thej', tho modern Lord's
anointed, justified in taking many
If tho good Mormon will examiuo
tho twonty-fiiat chapter of Exodus, he
will find thoroin perfect justification
for slavery and slave ownership. The
interesting question very naturally
arises as to whether or not this Mormon
bolicvcs that slavery is not also sanc
tified along with its twin relic of tho
barbaric ages, polygamy. Abraham,
Isaac and Jacob owned slave. If any- 1
thing that theso men did was right and
sanctioned by heaven, then slavery, as
well as polygamy, is righteous. Hold
ing tho actions of those men n3 stand
ards for modern life, under the protec
tion of Christian civilization, why not
purchase slaves in tho uamo of God, as
well as to engage in polygamy under
that blasphemous claim? Moses killed
an Eg.vptian. Is murder, therefore,
rightoouB? Abraham told falsohoods.
Is lj'ing, therefore, a beatitude J David
committed adultery. Is adulter-, there
fore, a heaven-born institution? Good
Mormon, if you arc going to justify
polygamy by tho Bible," don't forget to
oxamino that work for tho identity of
tho man who originated the practice.
Look at the fourth chapter of Genesis,
beginning at the seventeenth verse, and
you will find that Lamech was tho pro
totype of -oor prophets. He was also
tho grandson of Cain, the world's first
murderer. Liko his grandfather, he.
loo, was a shedder of tho blood of his
fellows. Do you think that Tho Tribune
is lying when it tells you these things?
If that imagination enters your head,
turn to Genesis, chapter 4, verso 19,
and read as follows:
And Lamech took unto him two wives:
the name of the ono was Adah, and the
name of the other Zillah.
Tn proof of tho assertion that this
Lamech was a murderer, see Genesis,
chapter 4, verse 23, and learn the truth,
as hero reproduced:
And Damech said unto his wives. Adah
and Zillah, Hour my voice, yc wives of
Liameoli, hearken unto my speech: for I
have slain a man to my wounding1, and
a young- man to my hurt.
From its inception to the present
time, history shows that polygamy has
boon wholly sustained by fraud, crime,
treachery, murder, and the soul-anguish
of women. Mormou church history dis
closes the fact that the lechery of tho
Mormon holy priesthood has been nur
tured in rankest treason; that it has
fattened upon moral putridity; that
blasphemy was its malignant siro and
vice its scarlet mother.
However, to pin the good Mormon
to his faith, or his faith to tho good
Mormon, let us a3k him why, f the
Bible authorizes poh'gamy, it was nec
essary for nu ignorant mountebank liko
Joseph Smith to receive any revelation
from heaven in justification of the prac
tice? Shall Tho Tribuno tell you a
truth that not one among 3-011 can dis
prove? Josoph Smith was an adulterer
before all men and womeu; ho en
gaged in immorality to such an extent
that it became ncecssaiy for him to
havo revelation to suit that purpose,
as he had alwa.ys had in order to ac
commodate any other villainous scheme
that his criminally fertile brain chose
to invent. In his early life, this hair
brained monc3".digger, (who devoted his
worthless days to searching for the
hidden treasures of the notorious Cap
tain Kidd, or excavating to find tho
cached loot of Brigand Morgan, or to
delving 'for tho enchantment-protected
gold of the piratical commanders of
Spanish galleons) brought forth the
stolen literary production of another
and , mutilated it beyond recognition,
and then turned it out upon gold
bricked humanitj' as tho revealed word
of God. Ho palmed tbe thing off as tho
product of a translation which he had
mado from golden plates, .which he de
clared he had dug ou of a hillside,
after having been guided to their re
pository b' an angel from heaveu. Now,
if tho good Mormon believes this fairy
story, all well and good ho has a right
to do that. But if ho will turn to sec
tions 27 and 28, of the "Book of
Jacob," aB it is called, in the Book of
IP at the right price is. the
jM if . peopIe buy the re:
MVf)l Mwh lJ conventional things-'
I ' spoons, forks, ladles,,
SSly If bowls and bonbon disfies (anrj;
I ff others there are who want the
I frMf unusual, novel and artistic gif
I ffk ' anc yet at a reaanable price. r
1 PWlWl e are reacfr or e sboppej;
1 WirwPT wbo wants the article that caii
1 PJ not be ounc sewbere. Our large wedding,
I business makes it possible for us to carry an
I s. unusually large stock of silver arid cut glassK
8 Il1 an Gorham Silver and Hawkes Cutfl
I Glass make a combination of high classif,
I wares that, for genuine merit in workmanship and styled
I cannot be excelled. We carry other lines as well, all
I of standard manufacture. :K
J We keep a complete list of presents as they are-K
1 purchased for the bride and can advise those who do
J not wish to duplicate just what to send. m
I A wedding gift in a Leyson case is just a little mqrejH
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Mormon, he will find tho following rea
son why Joseph Smith .was compelled to
have a revelation to justif' his own
Wherefore, my brethren, hear dip, and
hearken to the word of the L,ord; for
thero shall not any man among you havo
savo It bo ono wife: and concubines ho
shall have none; for I, the Lord God, do
Hshteth In the chastity of women. And
whoredoms arc an abomination beforo
mo; thus sulth the Lord, of Hosts.
Potygamy was born in vicious filth
in tho beginning of the world, if the
good Mormon is to believe in tho
Bible; and it was inaugurated in these
modern times 13' a criminal who never
drew an h&ncst breath. It is opposed
'to law.; it is an enem' of civilization;
it is destructive of progress; it is the
begetter of illegitimates an abomina
tion in the sight of God and man, an
enslaver of women and relontle'ss foe
of virtue. Tho men who practice it are,
as 3-011 muut admit, no better than the
jllthiness in which they wallow.
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consistent with 1 'Money
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treatment as does a grown person.
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Moved to 143 E. 2nd So.
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have a ver3 large- amount ox (
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