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mTTmr often if y L4 T, !L U I we want another 'big man"
3KW'L ni.Y ANYTHING JZT I . ll 1 T 1 rf" W' TO FILL A BIG JOB. IKn ' B . .mi vo oftn iT'TB , jts A k , R 1 - ( A. . Kk. A V. x , J . . A y A. . 4 Is tlio first sentence In a full-page ndver- MM aJvcrtl5e'-or " " c" lk ngm fcD ?L- 1 H ' fLk 1 yini JkS n Ak Am 4b dS r4. tlscmcnt in tho currcnL lastie of an cam- B. .1 1 ch I " r0 ' 1 a 5 eH V. I m a roTi v ffl I 111 SW II 0 m SM 1 ri WVm. i 1 Wm lWlf rlm cm periodical. Thin Is oho of four similar mmj Bj&wuly nVtf 'hEanvclmtlfe Is A 1 11 1 illpiill II I I Fl 1 Ik 1F I I I 111 I I III I? advertlsemento In the ono issue. "Ulff rfieic 's s0 i!V Miiliuslosili can t 1 V B I --5Xl 1 1 1 W 1 1 1 f&Pil I 1 1 1 I 1 1 Mcn nro wanted and wanted badiy mW JaMfiforer vltlJ ll',ucs. Svbodv to V Mil 7' H I I A Hl I, V 11111 11 throughout the land for hi Jobs. TU- mWM Krou iWVshC8ViUo print? 1" H 4iJ V L L .lW. VW IL JU- 1L IL 1 ft. I IL, . & 1IL jJLJk, biggest jobs the commercial world haa mW mWhw P"lfd success is the fss- V TW xvKST V WVT OBj lyH " T VK over known and at tho biggest salnrloa. mW ftffin' 11 U V y JJr 1 1 Nr V 7 What an Uisplratlon to the young toller- - , mWU WmWr. ' y y y no barrier but tho limit of hla Industry. m. 119. weatjieb today Bain or snow. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, WEDNESDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 10, 1909, 14 PAGES FIVE CENTS, HBrNTEST SFoinfed Out to President. Bat Japanese Are Shown p Sliecial Favors. S ASK (UTKSTI0NS 'axd demand justice and Varied Charges Made List Government Offi M cials in Memorial. IFKAXflSCO, Feb. O.-Iii Aie com.muiicat.on aildrcsscd to El Kooscvcll anil scl' today l;y .;nr0 Cnnsolidalcd JJcnevolenfc itUuT lenown s the "Un ix Companies." attention oL tent Is '"Hod to cerium -horri.i it is ..nirnicd tic . .lcpnniiitfiit soiiplit for the U irsid-ms of California many i-rivilo Hint I he ChmcSb 'lialicen denied. Us text, in part, $ Theodore Kooscvcll. - President (jbo United States Wasliincton, iicw of Hie commendable nntl &oris rocontly made by you on f of tlir Jnimneso, in rcpard to fi laws lately proposed and at the li time pavliiilly ' adopted by felslatore of California, now eon fat aeranieiito. we, the Chinese (Mated Knncvolt'nt association, inline tho whole of the Chinese p of the Tinted Slates, reel icdiii rc-'pi'clfully eallinj; your al ia j0 cenaiim conditions peitain ifthe C'liinw, holli citizens and ijrin tins country, which ,:iro in Uaml il:i,'raiiJ. coullicl with the ifpr.t fsprci'd ly you. both lalc iJ liprcUifore, relative to Xho kif. also feci it our duly lo SlhoH' v.'lmm wo represent re ally (o propouiul to you certain ios. wliidi are of the most vital Kt to tlic Chinese residents of the 'J States and answers to which Hptctfiillv hut earnestly recpiest. PlLini we do wit U all due regard ffigmtv of the executive depart of the I'nned States, but also in Sklii'f that yon, having o nil-, jKriiU' cspresscil your views in iWiof'tlic .Japaneser eannol' fail to jjft the anno justice io I he Chinese fBiihc facts liae been laid bofore Alleged Discrimination. S i Iick liivc to refer von, "Mr. frnt, to Hie fact that there is a raiiiatkm in favor of '.lapnneao i'fcs against Cliiucse citizens, resi J.2nd pTiviIetji'd classes of this rj. S'ucli a dihi.rimiiiat ion is very tot from (lie fact that the depart lot commi'ivo and labor, tioy i.'ty the policy of your adiuinis , imposes upon the citizens of ee decent, domiciled Chinese inl?. tlicir families, the privileged of Chinese under the treaty, Conceivable embarrassment which so Kay miffcred by tho Japanese. appeal to you, Jilr. Vresidenl,' fent Ihe wrongs biiU'cred hy the of Keno, state of Is'cvada t.ptopprty, without duo process of 'is destroyed and the occupants l out in tli street, homeless and Wo, if ;wH f yo" to exert a st rong aeainst file proscnt school laws' '"oriiia, wliidi discriiuinato thincsc children, whether citi r alioiis, and wo respectfully ask anisi. us iu takinp these laws fwe courts lo test their constitii M you have staled vou will PpniiDR any law which "iniiv be affcctlK Japnucsc children. narBc Against Inspectors. k a well known fact that in f-oi immigration throughout the J' Stales, where Chineso arc con '.are violating cvorv letter of the amendmeut to tlio constitution 'tmitcd States. Chinese arc ar h 'eanrhcil and their papers, the 2"w by which thev may bo Pa aud saved humiliation of ar ?Ba deportation, coutlsculcd. Is w remedy t0 protect these peoplo gtJ.flaRranl inaustico?" JTZ' U? tcgram cites various j -buses that are chur-od to tho t?;atcs "nmiRTalion officials. -l' a well Unown fact," it states, jjnucr your aduiiuistrafion tho uou mspeclors treat tho Chi- 4 1 '.' .V1" C!,K(- frui" s q wli.M 8 11 'hey were escaping AbuaeE. Sni?'1 Sut l'-'inieile.l 4?lll: f.or "Innssion to the "tlieir V ''T0 J11'1'1 inconiniuuicado ; tht (Vi1 lo, p,1cr s invesli-"ni-rn'in !Wso llo,1,os invaded & "SB .1!",S,'t,l,',lors without tho WfnS i ,,,!,t f-l'ieso are i K ,i i;n-.,17,',.l,M' ,'0I1tltl 1,1 "Jul hp advice Sinlt"' l'xcn refused th. rijiht WIKol il. ,kV'1 ,"ctVl,,,1 "lvisers. PSin t:i1 r,,l(;s rcBula. UDcna to ."""'flvolt is asleep In LfcwiciouK ,1n.(f""n ,n'irirfprud,.nee, h'rcie omir ' L"V 1:11,1 '"w h' ar"l. Knu!r 1U8lic,! cs near S !ni5 or Zl ; 01 whatever na S '"si M " V oaeiitly aJSF th" n 'V alv.bora cTli- TEDDY'S VIEWS OF THE C1HHTRT LIFE President, in Special Message, Transmits Report of Com mission to Congress. URGES THAT FARMERS RE KEPT-ON THE FARM Points Out Needed Remedies for Existing Evils in Rural Society. WASHINGTON, Feb. O.Thc presi dent today sent to congress a message transmitting the report of tho country lifo commission. After tho document had been read in tho sonate Mr. Hoy burn moved that it bo printed and lie on the tabic, and' this order was ac cordingly made. "Prom all that- has been learned 1)3' tho country lifo commission," says President Roosevelt, "three groat gen eral anjl immediate needs of country life stand out: "First, effective co-operaliou among 'farmers, to put them on a lovel with tho organized, interests with which they do business. "Second, a new kind of schools in tho country, which shall teach the children as much outdoors as indoors and per haps more, so that they will prepare for country life, and not as at present, miliary for life in town. "Third, better means of communica tion", including good roads and a parcels post, which tlio country people arc ev erywhere, and rightly, unanimous in de manding. 'To these may well bo added belter sanitation; for easily proveutablo dis eases hold sevoral million country peo plo in the slavery of continuous ill Iiealtli ' What President Says. "Whatever tho stalo may do toward improving the practice of agriculture it is not within the sphere of any govern ment to reorganize the farmers' business or reconstruct, the social lifo of farm ing communities. It is, however, quite within its power to use its influence aud the machinery of publicity which il. can control for calling public attcn-. tion to the needs and the facts. " h'or example it is the obvious duly of the government to -call the attention of farmers to the growing monopoliza tion of water power. The farmers above all should have that power, on reasonable terms, for cheap transporta tion, for lighting their homes and for in numerable uses in tho daily tasks on the farm. "II. is of the first importance that the Tniled States department of agri culture, through which as prime cgeut the ideas the commission stands fur must reach tho people, should become without delay in fact a department of country life, titled to deal not only with crops, but. also with all Hit! larger as pects of life in ,tho open countr-. "The commission points out, and I concur in the conclusion, that the most important holp that tho government, whether national or slate, can giv.c is lo show the peoplo how to go about these tnsks of organization, education ami communication with tho best and quickest results. This can be done by. tho collection and spread of information. Ouo community can thus bo informed ' of what other countries have done. Such help by the people's government would lead to a comprehensive plan of organization, education and communi-. cation, and make tho farming country bolter to livo in, for intellectual and social reasons as well as for purely ag ricultural reasons. Need of Money for Work. "The onlv recommendation T submit is that an appropriation of $25,000 bu provided, to enable tho commission to digest the material it has collected, and to ooll6cfc and to digest much more that is within its reach, and thus complete its work. This would enable the com mission lo gather in the harvest of sug gestion which is resulting from the dis cussion it has stirred lip. Tho commis sioners have served without compensa tion, and I do not recommend any ap propriation for their services, but only for tho expenses that will bo required to flnish-tho task that they havo bo cun. " , . . Broadly speaking, the commission says, ngficulturo in tho United States is prosperous and the conditions in maiiv of the great farming regions arc improving. Country homes generally are improving in comfort, attractiveness and healf.hfulncFS. Many institutions, organizations and movements arc active ly contributing to tho increasing wel fare nf the open country. I There lias never been a tune when (he Anicricau farmer was as well oil' as he in today, when not only his earn ing power' but the comforts and ad vantages he may secure aco considered. That agriculture is not commercially as profitable as it is entitled to bo for tiie labor and miergy Hint the farmer expend and the risks that he assumes, tnd that tho social condition in open counlrv are far short of tlicir possibili ties. What Form Lifo Lacks. Kural sociely is lacking chiefly in n knowledge on the part of the farmers of the exact agricultural conditions and possibilities of their regions, resulting in the widespread depletion of toils with the injurious effect on rural tile; in i. roper training for country lite in the fcnools; in good highway laoi ities, and in organization for buying and soll- '"'here is an absence of any adequate svalcm of agricultural credit, a s;iort-agf- of labor, often complicated by in temperance among workmen; a lack of institutions and incontivea that tie tho bibiiring man to the soil; the hie ol tho far n woman is burdensome and nar row, there is need of adequato super vision of public health. The farmer is handicapped by tlio speculative, holding of lands, rnonopo- Couti uued on Pago Seven. SPICY EVIDENCE il LEMP DIVORCE CASE j I Testimony Thai While Wife ! Was Absent Husband Enter tained Other Women. ST. LOUIS. Feb. P. Thero was no abatement iu interest iu the Lenip di vorce case when tho trial was resinned today. Mrs. Letup, who was on the stand all day yesterday, was ntjain under cross-examination and sho showed tho same poise liat sho exhibited yes terday. Many of her answers were so direct that the attorneys for her hus band, W. ,1. Letup, .Jr., wero almost nonplussed. So many auditors sought places in tho court room that extra bail iffs wero required lo handle the crowds, latecomers being formed iu lino and admitted only as a few seats wero oc casionally vacated. Tho court overruled the attempts to question Mrs. Lemp regarding certain photographs of liiu couple's son, said to have been taken by Mr. Lemp, and tlio cross-examination ended. On re direct examination Mrs. Lemp was ques tioned furl her regarding the alleged as- sault upon her by her husband, to which she testified yesterday. She asserted that sho did not divuluc I tho true cause of her injuries at the time, concealing them even from her father, becaus sdio was "ashamed of it." Racy Testimony. All the standing mom was taken when employes of the Lemp family told on tho witness stand of visits of. women to the Letup homo while "Mrs. Lemp was absent. Mrs. Lena Corey, a laundress, told of Mr. Letup moving out tho furniture during Mrs. Letup's absence. She told of quarrels about putting tho 'plants in tho house. Mr. Letup, Mrs. Corey tes tified, said with an oath, "I'll show her who is boss." Mrs. Corey leslilicd sho found comb ings of a woman 's hair in Mrs. Lcmp;s bathroom. Sometimes tho hair was liht and sometimes dark. Sho found a "woman's culVbutloti there and whon Mr. Loinp asked her about it. sho gave it to him. Ho said ho was glad that Mrs. Corey found it. Onn afternoon Mrs. Corey saw a woman in the bathroom. At another time fivo or six people wero singing and drinking in the house. Some of them wero women. Thev broke glasses and spilled beer on a rug and threw chewing gum all around. These things, Mrs. Corey testified, happened when Mrs. Lemp' wast out of the city. The deposition of Cos Schmidt, clerk of a hotel at Palm Bench. Fin., stated that while Mrs. Lemp and her son were at the hotel a dotoc.tivo was" there and he asked for a room adjoining Mrs, Letup's and it was given to him. WILL NOT CURTAIL PRODUCTION OF COPPER Sjwclal lo The Tribune. NF.W YORK, Fob. 0. Tho statement is made on good authority that tho large copper companies, including tho Anaconda, Boston & Montana, North Butte and the Clarke mines, will mako no effort to curtail copper production, notwithstanding large accumulations of copper. These companies curtailed their output during tho depression of 1007, but many other companies refused to do ko, being satisfied to' allow tho Amalgamated and sovon other mines to hold the bag. No matter if copper drops o .10 cents : pound, it is proba ble that Ihe Amalgamated. North Butlo, (Mark mines and other prop erties that strengthened tho nit nation in 1907 by curtailing production will continue to operate their mines lo full capacity. Index to Today's Tribune ! -i- Departments. Page 'I' Society , ii j. )0lltorial r -J. .J- Railroads 7 I- Mines S . Markets 0 - intermounlaln 10 !- .t. .j. ! Domestic. -r Canal problem is worrying con- J. Kress 1 j- Chinese In America havo a "hick" coming 1 President gives his views on country life 1 Chamborlajn o( Oregon -gives -J. I- his view of Japanese prob- loin 1 ! Mrs. Kemp's ill voire suit dovel- -j. - ops some sensations 1 I- Work of various stalo Icglsla- v tares . - ; -I- Flushes from the wive - .j. .;. Foreign. .j- King lid ward and Qticcn Alex- .;. andra visit liorlln 7 ! v Foreign news In brief 'Z I ' i -- Local. 'I- PVurefiil anli-prohlbltlon stale- .J. .; nienl made by Samuel Now- r I. bouse 1 4 .Gould and Jlawley gelling to- r gethcr 7 -I- Kailroad Iraflie tied up by tho v -. storms II -I- ''r Head nil oft' by an elevator M Burglars again busy In city II ;. . L'nlformlty of legislation fa- .J. J. vored 11 -I- Important eases reversed by the I -J. supreme court II I- .; Sporting News. Intermounlaln baseball league almost assured 11 ! -J. Ofllcers elected for Salt Lako v - County Fish and Game Protcc- .j. livo association 11 ! J. M. Chapman promoting six- .;. day races 11 y IHJ" ELKS OF SALT LAKE ENJOYING CALIFORNIA Special to The Tribune. LOS ANGELES, Feb. 0. Salt Lako's big delegation of visiting Elks went on a trip over tho Balloon route lo the various beach resorts loday and n few of the hardiest indulgod iu surf bath ing, although the weather was too cool lo make this sport popular. Tho visitors appear lo bo having tho time- of their lives and Los Angeles lodge No. 09 is doing all in its power lo provide plenty of the right kind of entcrtainmont. To morrow I ho orange groves in southern California's citrus belt will bo visited. Students Quarantined. LIRIOims, Mo Feb. 0. Classes practically ceased at William .lowell college here today, when all of the Miidonls with quarters on tho third floor of the dormitorv wero quaran tined because two of tlicir number had contracted smallpox. Six hundred stu dents, making up tho balance of the school enrollment, wero vaccinated today. .:..j.j..t!H--r-r-r':H--i--t-i:--:-:-v-;-:i- KNEELS IN PRAYER AND TAKES IHS LIFE ! X LOS ANG KLES, Feb. 0. -J- After fifteen minutes of prayer, J George C. Henderson, a young i- man, ended his lifo by drinking ! I- poison in a rooming houso lo- ! day. r Sickness and the fact that ho ! -I was almost without funds nro !- v believed to have prompted tho I d'ed. Henderson spent, all but. ! J- 15 cents of a cash balance of 7:" cents for the poison and for a -v ; room. Soon after Ihe landlord, -r 1- A. Coleman, had assigned him I to a room he was heard pray- ! ing. When ho asked for for- 4 I givcnesH for his past dcods and n- I- for whnt ho was about to do, -J ! tho landlord did not surmise r that ho was contemplating sui- 4 ! cide. -r t .... j ..... CHAMBERLAIN'S VIEW CF JAPANESE PROBLEM Is Opposed to Asiatic Immigra tion, But Believes States Should Be Conservative. SALI5M, Or., Fob. 0. George E. Chamberlain, governor of Oregon and United States senator-elect, while op posed lo Asiatic immigration considers anti-Japanese agitation as ill-advised After the Oregon slate senalo refused to consider favorably the Bailey anti Asiatic resolution, Governor Chamber lain issued the following statement re garding the subject, making especial reference to the ' ant i -Japanese legisla tion in California: "L am not entirely familiar with the character of the anti-Japaneso legisla tion ponding before tho California leg islature. Personally I am opposed on principle to Chineso, Japanese . and all other Asiatic immigration, but T am inclined to believe that in the present emergency, and in view of the efforts of the president lo secure, an amicable adjustment of tho relations between this country and the empire of Japan, state legislatures ought to bo conserva tive in all legislation on the subject, trusting lo a satisfactory outcome .of negotiations now pending between tho two governments. Hasty, ill-advised or retaliatory measures at this lime might seriously interfere with these ne gotiations and precipitate a conflict between two countries which might, by a conservative course, be entirely avoided. "With reference to the public schools, I am of the opinion that each state has tho right to arrange for sepa rate schools for the children within its jurisdiction and for the support of which tho citizens tax themselves, classifying and separating pupils iu such and in any way as tho Jaw-mak-iug body may deem best. ' ' GEOHG EE. CHAMBERLAIN, "Governor." BAILEY OF OREGON LOSES CONTENTION SALEM, Ore.. Fob. 0. Senator Bat ley's anti-Japaneso resolution was de feated in tho senate today when the majority report of tho resolutions com mittee was accepted. This was not ac complished, however, until after Bailey had taken the floor and dilated on the situation. Ho arguod for tho re-ennct-mcnt of tho Chinese exclusion act, and for its broadening to include .Japanese, Malavs. Hindus and all other Asiatics. Bailey stated that for tho United States not to take a firm stand at this time would lead the .Tnpuncso to imagine that America is afraid of that nation. Bailey presented arguments on soveral phases of tho situation and as serted that they voiced tho sentiments of pfinc-loulhs of tho people of tho Pa cific coast. Opposing Bailey were senators who argued' that while oxclusion was desir able, it is not advisable at this time to agitato tho question. Tho matter was declared a most delicate ono and in viow of the request of President Roose velt to act slowly, the Oreou legis lature should do nothing that would tend to inflanio tho minds of the people or assist in bringing about a possible widening of the breach between tho United States and Japan. Tlio only Democrat on tho resolution commit lee, Senator Norton, drafted the ma.iorilv report, which hud the purpose of 'supporting President Roosevelt. The majority report follows: "Wo deem it inadvisable at this time that this legislature should add to tho public agitation of the difficulty which tho federal government is now exper iencing in handling this most delicate question, andj wo believe that tho ad ministration is zealously guarding the Continued on Page Two. CANAL PROBLEM VEIIIMin Shall President Be Given Abso lute Authority in the Matter of Construction. WHAT IS THE LIMIT TO BE PLACED ON EXPENSE Has Mistalco Been Made Choos ing Lock Instead of Sea Level Type. WASHINGTON, Feb. 0. Under a special ordor the houso today took up tlio bill "lo provide for tho govern ment of tho canal zone, tho construc tion of the Panama canal and for other purposes." Tho report says a system by which appeals may be taken from judicial decisions in the canal zono to the proper courts in the United Stales is necessary. As thero is litllo litiga tion in tho zone, tho report says thoro if no necessity for thrco judges of the supreme court there, as tit present, nor for the court at all, if appeals be other wise provided. Tho discussion brought out that President-elect Taft had boon consulted concerning the provision giving to the prcsidonf. absolute authority inMho mat ter of construction of tho canal and providing for tho abolishing of tho present canal commission. Mr. Richardson said tho present was tho most inopportuno limo to call tho country's attention to tho fact that a change of the legislative and adminis trative as well as tho governmental pol icy of tho canal zono was necessary. Ho said congress should wait for the roport of the commissioners who rc corilly accompanied Mr. Taft to Panama. Rainoy Denounces Bill. Mr. Stephens (Minn) explained, in supporting tho bill, that it established on the zone a legislative instead of an executivo government. Unless the bill wero passed, ho said, the construction of the canal would be impeded in many ways. Mr. Rainoy (111.) was particu larly bitter in denouncing the bilk In supporting tho bill. Mr. Cockran (N. Y.) declared his belief in a mini mum of vico if ho could not get vir tue. He argued that it was not con templated lo establish a pcrmaucnt government on the canal zone. Mr. Mann (111.) said it was not a caso of executive government or chaos. Tliern was no opposition, ho said, and can bo nono for a temporary govern ment, elected b- tho employees of the government, which would oo success ful. Tho motion of Mr. Hardwick to striko out tho paragraph in question was lost 57 lo 110. Other amendments followed in quick succession. Ono of those was by Mr. Rainoy, providing that tho so-called "gold" employees shall bo restricted to American citizens. "If wo aro to enter upon tho gigantic system of spoils contemplated," ho said, "T pro for that the spoils shall go to Ameri cans." Tho amendment was lost. An avalanche of amendments was directed al tho other paragraphs of the bill, but with ono or two minor ex ceptions they wero all rojoctcd. The bill was nbout to bo put on its passage when Mr. Mann, observing that ils opponents were preparing to forco a roll call, moved that tho house ndiourn. This motion carried. Problem Boforo Senate. The entire question of tho tj'po ol canal that should bo adopted in the construction of tho Panama canal was before tho senato today, Senator Kitt rodge, chairman of tho committee on interoeeanic canals; Senators Forakor nnd Toller all declaring that thoy bo liovod a grave mistake had been made in adopting the lock project. Tho dis cussion grow out of a report by Mr. Kittredgo on tho bill increasing tho limit of cost for tho canal to $300,000, 000 and authorizing the secretary of the treasury to iusuo bonds to that amount. Mr. Kittredgo said tho canal committee disapproved of tho proposed issue of bonds, aud ho read a state ment showing that expenditures on ac count of tho canal to date havo boon $177,n04,46S. Senator Kittredgo said that while the engineers of tho canal zone had originally placed tho cost of a lock canal at $139,000,000 they had now increased thoir estimates to $400,000. 000, whereas it had been estimated that a sca-lcvol canal could havo been built for $247,000,000. Mr. Kittredgo said the lock cannl had not progressed so far that it would not now be impossible to adopt tho sea level type. Senator Tillman thought a nea-Iovol canal could bo constructed more cheap ly than a lock canal and would bo far less dangerous in its construction. ' Could Yet Cliango Plan. Tvl r. Kittredgo said a minority of the consulting engineers had pledged thoir professional reputations that tho cost of tho lock typo of canal, exclusive of sanitations and cxponses of zone gov ernment, would not exceed $139,000. 000. Mr. Kittredgo said he. believed tho experience of tho American engi neers had demonstrated that tho sea level canal could have boon constructed for $247,000,000. "Have wo progressed so far in tho construction of tho lock canal thnt wo cannot now turn to tho sea-level canal?" asked Mr. Fornker. "By no means," said Air. Kitt redgo. He insisted that the sea-level type should have becu adopted at the be ginning. "I wnut to say in this connection," said Mr. Forakc'r. "that I was influ enced to change my support from tho Nicnragna canal to the Panama canal beennso I supposed that wo could build a sca-lovcl canal at Panama, and that wo could not build ono at Nicaragua. Continued on Pngo Two. HOUSE TALKS I QFPli!fiON I Says Passage of Act Will Mead Step Backward for 1 Utah. ; H INTIMATES THAT BUILDING H OPERATIONS WILL CEASE H Associates, He Says, Will Nofi H Assist-Him. if Measure Is Enacted. v1 I have many investments in r Salt Lake. I havo in conteni- y illation tho making of many -I- IH & more. Even should a prohibi- IH ! tory law bo passed, and I per- IH i- sonally wero willing to go for- i- ward, I have already boon ad- -I vised, by my associates, who mm v are taking fright tit tho agita- -I-r tion of this question, that if IH -I- such a law bo passed they will IH not continue with me in tho car- - IH i rying out of. my plans. Samuel i- r Nowhouso to The Tribune. 'I- v.- v. i--;vv!I'r I 1 I -1- I -JJ. v4II v'l-v H Samuel Ncwhouse. in a clear, con cisc and forciblo argument, declares that ho is opposed to tho passago of thot prohibition law now pending before the Utah legislature, and at tho same time intimates that, should, it bo enact- cd. his great building enterprises will cud and that Utah will be taking :i N step backward in ils progress rather than forward. He favors regulation, however. His statement is as follows: Editor Tho Tribune. I havo been asked for an expression in reforenco io tho proposed prohibition law now pend- , ing in the legislature. I answer that I sincerely hope such a law will not bo passed. Wo all recognize tho evil of intemperance, and I think wo would nil be glad lo find sorao effective cure jH for it. If prohibition will bo such a euro then wo should havo prohibition. It is barely a fortnight since tho dis cussion of the law soriously began, bub in that short time it seems to havo been productivo of great unrest in Utah and to have been tho causo of community contention which does not argue well for tho progress of the city and state. Ever since 1 enmo to Utah, and all the whilo .1 havo been investing iu Salt Lako aud doing what I could to show 1113' confidence iu her future, I have been unalterably opposed to local contentious, and desirous in every way possible to further community peace. For moro than a year I havo believed that tho differences which long made this stalo the scene of conflict over re ligious opinion were rapidly passing nway. and that we wero fairly enter ing upon an epoch of local harmony of thought and purpose, which, with our IH marvelous resources, would make tin's IH city ono of great importance. It indoed seems unfortunate that now. for an- IH other and new reason, ill feeling and unrest is to be cnucudcrcd. For many reasons I ath opposed to a prohibitory law for Utah. I grow 0 MM up under a law that sought the same jH end and T know how much bitterness MM it provoked and how utterly it failed MM in my homo place. 3 havo traveled MM much in prohibition and local option MM states and have had ample evidence of MM tho utter futility of prohibitory laws. MM Principal Objections. mM The principal objections to them are, thatihey infringe upon tho liberty of the individual and awaken resentment in his breast. Ho quarrels with- tho MM invasion of what ho regards as his per- MM sonal rights. Laws that do not appeal MM to the reason nf the people and to MM which ihev are not commit! od by sound IH judgment and the spirit of justico never MM have been and never will bo effectively IH enforced. You cannot legislate a man MM into heaven, nor can you by law, of fectively tako away from him tho right to be a free moral agent in matters mM personal to himsolf and which do nou MM affect the rights or property of others. MM For these .and many other roasons, mM I am opposed to sumptuary and dras- mM tic laws of tins character. It is com- mm man information among the woll-in- MM formed that prohibition does not pro- mmj Libit; that it docs not materially dimin- MM ish tho consumption or use of alcoholic MM liquors; that prohibitionists and drunk- VmmW nrds alike evade the law: that it on- MM courages disrespect for aU law, ant ymmm has produced an alarming increase oL jH perjury. It makes hypocrites. It re- duces the quality of liquors consumed MM and transfers their Kilo from tho open mm to dark placesbrothels, cellars, and . MM other hidden places to which tho MM young aro led through curiosity, and MM whero thev are debased aud their MM morals destroyed. It makes sots ot MM moderate, drinkers, nnd hurries tho ha- MM bitual drunkard faster to his grave. MM Not Tc3t of Temperance. Total abstinence is not the test o temperance. Tho great maiority pi. mm peonlo are temperate, and. whon mcli- mm nation prompts, tako a glass 01 wtno mm or beer. It is a mistake to assume jH that those who desire tho right to csor- MM cise their liberty in respect to whnl: mm thev shall drink aro not for temperance. mM My thought is that the cause of MM tompcranco will best be furthcrod by mM well-considered regulation laws, well MM enforced. Regulation, to my mind, is MM the remedy not prohibition. Calm con- MM sideratiou of the practical cttoct oC MM prohibition in states whero it has boon MM tried not hysterical demand is whan mm we want. The legislators cannot, m MM justice to thoir oaths, bo swayed from MM enacting laws which human cxporionco and calm judgment dictate, by tho jH importunities and implnrings of tho MmM radical, lashed into a crrfze by scuta- MM mentalism. Prohibition laws havo been IH most disastrous to tho maturial MM progress of communities where thoy jB havo been trie.d. They nieasuro tho conservatism- of communities and aro