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v i1Ilc antf ndPiovoked Provoked P > rovokedaSarcasUcRmarkFr a Sarcastic SarcastkRmarkFrthn SarcastkRmarkFrthnAttorney Remark From FromAttorney m mf
f Attorney Atorney Tayler
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Special Sp cia1 to t The rb Herald Heraldjf Hemt1
jf ASHIN ASgINPON TON Jan 13 13At At the thepresent th thV theV I
VASEINTN
V V present preenrate rate of progress p S in I the theSmoot te teSmoot th e eSmoot
Smoot case the Oe testimony t Umony will wi all allbe al allb
be b in possession pseon of o the he cOmmittee ett with within wit withIn ¬ I
in a week Chairman Chalnn Burrows Burs Is hold holdIng boldjng holdIng
Ing long session lession and an is pushing JAhlng the thecase theae theane
case ae ane forward forWd with the evihent evi ovttent nt Inten Intention Inte intentLon ¬
tion of closing dosig i It tit an n early eary eary day da At Atthe Atthe Atthe
the hearing hearng today three thre witnesses wlnes all allCjentiles al alltent1les
Cjentiles Hpntes testified tetfe and a all al told 1l practical practically prtlc ¬
ly y y the tht same sme story sr to theeffect te the eteLtbat eteLtbatolygmy efiect that thatpolygamy thatpolygamy
polygamy olygmy IB If dytnjs dtn rIn out that tat the church churchdoes cb churchdoes rch rchdoes
does not interfere Interere in politics poUt politl a that the theGentiles tbeGpnUle thentI1ce
GpnUle Gentiles ntI1ce of Utah Vth do not desire defe the te Mor Mormons Mormons Morrnons ¬
mons prosecuted prolute for violation olatl1 of otthe ottheIdmunds the theIMmunds thu1dmunds
IMmunds act act and ad that tha condition cnditof gen generally generally ¬
erally fraly in Utah Utah have been improving Imprving of oflatf orl ofltc
latf l t > years ers All Al of the te witnesses witnese were weref werer1newh
f Ffmewha omevhat discomfited < lscomfte at the s earchIpg earchIpgpropounded archi arhlug arhlug41ft tf tfqiifsti I
qiifsti 41ft ns I propounded propounde by Chairman ChairmanBurrows ChairmanHl Chairman1ft
Burrows Hl 1ft rrowa rn 8 and ad Attorney Atorey Tayler Tyler after on ondtTtrt ondr
> dtTtrt d dr rpft t osctfininatlon cInUon they had finished finishedtiir fnIshed fnIshedtfI finishedtir I
tiir tfI roseate deeate te pictures picture of conditions cnditons in inT Inltah Inttah 1
T ltah ttaht tali talig r i
ltaht g t Booth ooth Was Wa a t Target TargetAteornty Taget TargetAtorny
Ateornty Aor y Hiram Hlr J 1 Booth who tryffl tryfflrf tCi te4di 1
rf i f jiblljlcsjn pU 1hIIiI int in UtsJi from from his viewpoint viewpointwas vle p nt
was Pajrt pa Pat1artarget tfiartarget Va argt for perplexing perplexingMessrs perpleing perpleingque9I perplexingqueetIfls
que9I queetIfls ns Ind tnd if 14 his clouie colloquies wih with withMessrs I IMesr
Messrs Mesr > Jfffciapw l P and Tole Tayler much muchamusement muchamusement I Iamusment
amusement amusment rwfcfe furnished turish Speaking Speakingof Speaing
of o the tt influence infuence of various varou Mormon Mormonleaders Mormoncaders Ionon Iononae I
leaders ae Mr lr Booth said sid he did not notVifyk notuLk
Vifyk uLk k much meh of John Henry Henr Smiths Smlhs po politfoul po14tkfl1 1
litfoul 1 tkl pull pullWhy pu pullWhy I
Why Wy I could beat eat him In my own ownward ownwar Ownward
ward said sid he heThis heThis heThis
war This brougt brought Ot out the the he retort from rom Mr MryTayler Mrrayler Ir IrITayle
yTayler that the the witness ites resembled rembled John JohnHenry JohnHenry JohnRenry
Henry in one thing he thought highly highlyof hlghhfh
of fh himself himselfMr hlmselfMr tmel i
Mr M1 Booth was pressed preS closely by b bSenator
Senator Burrows Burws to state stte the effect efet of ofthe orte ofthe
the te passage page of p p a constitutional constttona amend amendment amendment amenduient ¬
ment against ant polygamy and ad polyga polygamous p1yg polygamouB ¬
mous mou cohabitation chnbltUon Booth thought it itwould Itwould I Iwould
would have 11a a a1good good effect but insisted insistedthat insiste insistedthat
Jgo
that such an a amerfdment Aetment was not nec necessary necsaat necessary ¬ I
essary saat as 3 aei these tee things were rapidly rapidlydisappearing rpidly rpidlydlnppearng rapidlydlnappeanfng
dlnppearng disappearing through thouh the natural naturalcourse naturalcourse 1
course curse of nature natureTESTIMONY natureTESTION natureTESTON
I
TESTIMONY TESTION I1T I DETAIL DETAIL3T DETA
3T 3 W w H NWitecoton Whitecotton of Provo Povo Provoais Makes MakesBis MnkesH
Bis H Debut DebutWashington Debut DebutWosliington
Wnshington Washington Jan 18 1 1LJ J W N NVhitecotton NWhttecotton i
Vhitecotton Whtecotton an a attorney attorney of Provo ProvoTTtah Provottah ProvoVtah
TTtah ttah resumed reume his review of political politicalaffairs poltC1 politiclaffairs i iafai
affairs afai in Utah w when hen the hearing hearingopened hearingopened hearingopened
opened today in the Smoot SpQot investiga investigation Investg Investigation ¬ I
tion ton No effort efort waskmade was ma e by the theohurch thechurch I Ihurh
church hurh he said sid to restrict retrict the pollti polltical polt politital I Ial
cal al liberties UbnrUe of the people peple generally generallyr geerly
I
< > r of tday c y individuals 1duls but it claimed claimedthe claimedthe
the right to t receive reie the time tme and ener energies en energlen r rgles ¬
glen of men wh who have hae been elected elete to toimportant toImportant toImportant
important church chUICh olllces omc The deduc deduction deduetion ¬
tion he drew was v that tat the church did didnot didnot didnot
not try to prevent prevtnt its is members from fromengaging frm frmenggng fromengaging
engaging in politics poltcs without wihout the con consent consent consent ¬
enggng sent of the church but thatwhen that wben cer certain certain certain ¬
tain members member accepted acepte important importantchurch Importantrhur Importantchurch
church rhur < h offices ofces the church chur h had a right rightto
to prevent prvet such members member from accept 0ccept 0ccepttnl acceptIng ccepting
ing tnl other oer offices ofces which would take taketheir taketheIr taketheir
their tIme tim Mr I Whiterton Whitecotton said sid he henever henever henever
never bad seen any difference diferenc in busi business business busiiess ¬
ness between betwe Mormon lrormon and Gentile Gentle but buthe butbe buthe
he thought the Mormon voters ad adhered n nlleed aubered < ¬
hered lleed more closely cosely than the Gentiles Genties to totheir totheir totheir
their Darty Dar affiliations affiliationsIt afiatons afiatonsI
It I was shown by the witness winess that thatGentiles thatr thatGenUleS
r Gentiles GnteR had ha always wa s held the most mot im Important important
portant state offices ofces and nd that Gentile GentileJudges Gentie Gentiejudg Gentilejudges
Judges judg who had ha been active actve In sentenc sentencing sentencIg sentencjug
jug Ig Mormons Monons for polygamous polygmou5 cohabl cohabltatlon cohabltton cohabitatlon
+ tatlon tton received recche as large lage a vote ote as other othercandidates othert
1 f candidates < andldate when they the came ce up for re reelwtion retl reelection
election tl < ton I think the decided decide sent sentiment senUJrnt sentrnent ¬
ment Jrnt of the Mormon people peple in Utah UtahIs Utahis UtahIs
Is hostile hostle to polygamy said Mr MrVhitecotton MrWhitecotton MrWitecoton
Vhitecotton Witecoton Witecotoncue Whitecottonlxcuses VhitecottonExcuses
Excuses cue For Polygamy PolygamyAg POlygy POlygyAs
Ag to the sentiment entment in < the state stte in inregard Inregard inregard
regard to the prosecutions prseutins for poly polygamy ply plygmy poiygamy ¬
gamy gmy Mr Whitecotton Wiecoton said sid there had hadbeen hadbeEn hadbeen
been beEn a great get deal del said sid of f an under understanding under1tandng underntanding ¬
standing 1tandng that thatthere there should be no prose proserutions prse prsetutons proset
t rutions tutons but that thft he had never hoard hoardof
of such au a a thing and did not believe believet beleve beleve1t believe4t
4t t existed fxlate Continuing Contnuig he said saidBut sid sidBut saidBut
1t
But I believe the people pople generally generaly
do not want ant to stir this thing up and andstart andstart andstart
start it i smelling sme11ng again a againit inl it has not a agood agod agood
good god odor Women went into po polygamy pOi pOiygmya po1lygamya
lygamy lygamya ygmya a delusion probably probablybecause probablybecausethey because becausethey
they thought plural marriage a relig relg ¬
ious duty The church prescribes that thatif thatit thatif
if it a a plural wife wle gets a 8 divorce divore she shea se sen1not sheamot
< a n1not amot inot be married marrIe to another husband husbandand husbandand husbandand
and the people realize reaize that if she is iscut 1 1ut Isut
cut ut off of by prosecutions prosecutons from from frm se their theironly theironly theironly
only protector she and
her children childrenare chidren chidrenare
are in a precarious preorous condition conditon The Thesympathy Thesmpath Thesympathy
sympathy of Gentiles Gentne and young Mor Mormons Morrnonn or ormons ¬
mons opposed oppe to polygamy pl3s is all for forthe rorthe toethe
the women omen I never heard of
herd any sym sympathy sympathy m mpathY ¬
pathy for a male polygamist polgmist and I Idr Idn Iun
dr un not believe beUeye there ever evo has hs been beensuch beensuch
such suCb sympathy smpthYfor for one unless per perhaps perhapA perhaps ¬
haps he should happen to be married marriedto mard mardto
to three or four viragoes viragoesSpeaking vIrgoe viragoesSpeaking
Speaking SpeaklnS of the character cbartQr of the thestate thestate thestate
state officers Mr Ir Wiecotton Whitecotton said saidthere sid sidthere saidthere
there had not been a a polygamist pol3gamlst elect elected electfd elected ¬
ed fd since 8 nce statehood statehoodWould statehoodWoud statehoodWould
Woud Would Probably Help Him HimWhat Hi BimWhat
What would ould be the effect efect socially sociallyand social socialand sociallyand
and politically pOltcaly on an official orclal who in instituted I Intituted ¬
stituted ftiuted proceedings proceeing In prosecution piecuto of ofpolygamist ofl ofpolygamist
l polygamist plygaist 1 asked aske Attorney Van VanCott VanCotto VanCott
Cott
CottIt CottoI It I would make no difference diference in his hisstanding hisstantlng hisstan4ing
standing in the
stantlng community communityWhat communityhat communityWhat
What hat would be the effect efect if he hecamp heeam hecame
camp up u for office officeIt ofc ofcI
It I probably prbably would help him In his hfcvote hi hisvote >
vote ott It I would be felt that tat he was a aman aman aman
man of courage and had ha nerve nere to t go goahead goahtad goahead
ahead ahtad and ad do his duty replied repled Mr MrWhitecotton Mrh Mrv
Whitecotton WhitecottonChairman v h i teoton teotonChairman tecotton
Chairman Burrows Burows asked ake why It Itrequired I itrequired
required nerve nere for an ofiiiial of ial to do dohis dohis dohis
his duty dut and ad the te witness wlneplaln wlneplalnthis explained explainedthis explainlthis
this by giving giVig the condition condto in which whichsuch whlehuch Whichsuch
such prosecutions preutons would leave women womenand womenand womenand
and innocent children childrenWhat chldren chldrenWhat childrenWhat
What is the thf sentiment sentmet in regard regd to tothe tot
t the polygamous plygmous families fam1e asked the thechairman te techairan theI
1 chairman chairmanThat chairan chairmanThat
That it was wa an awful copflltion copflltionA
A lawful condition conditon you yOJ say in interrupted Inerrupted interrupted ¬
terrupted the te chairman chairmanNo chaian chaianNo
No an awful condition cnditon One that thatwe thatwe thatwe
we wish wih we were out of and we do donot do10t dohot
not 10t know kow how to get out out out said Mr MrWhitecotton 11 MrlVhitecotton
Whitecotton lVhitecottonThen V WhitecottonThen hltecoton
Then these people peoplethese these
Peplethese polygam polygamts polygm polygmtsre polygamletsare
letsare ts tsre are left leC without wihout interference interrerence re remarked remarked ¬
marked the te chairman chairmanSmoot chairan chairanSmoot chairmanSmoot
Smoot in i Politics PoliticsMr Poltc PoliticsMr
Mr rr Van Cott asked aked when Senator SenatorSmoot SenatorSmot SenatorSmoot
Smoot Smot first trst took an active actve part in pol polities polltc p01Ities ¬
ities ltc in Utah UtahHe UtahHe Utahle
He le was wa in politics pOltcs when I went to toTah totah tot
Tah t ah He r wes in the Peoples par party part parAfl party ¬
ty t
AfJ Afl Afu the division riisIOn came am what what part partdid partdd partt
did dd hfe h hi take taker Z
t
Tlp11 Wei1 had 8 some Republican RepUblC n here hereHe here
se ie I aLflWIjoined olne the Republcn Republicall party
He was In the woolen mill business buslnesS businesssaid I Isaid
said Bld tnewltneaa tnewltneaaaskexr tbe thewitnesewhets
What whets lite ot other h heresies did Mr Smoot
show showr askexr askl Senator rele Foraker Foker
VJ vtIi lf Ife 1 developed a habit of always alwaysvotingthe alwasvotn alwaysVOtngthe
votingthe votn voly the Republican Unublcn ticket tcket and ad it was
unpleasant unpl ntto to us Democrats Democrat te t have too toomany toomaQ toomau
many maQ mau of f f those fellows felows around roun
hAID Alyng the line lne of f Mr Smoots early ely
MrVan hfreJles l1eTt5teS i did < Cott CottRedeemer Cottfledeemer tte he oppose oPP0epolygmy opposepoiygamy polygamy asked nke nkeedeemer
Redeemer of Israel IsraelYes Ir IsraeLYes el elYessir I
Yes Yessir f fair sir he was s looked upon as the
youngman Yourman inUtah J Utb Utah to redeem redem Israol IsraolthivatS Isrol
In In regnrdto to 0 the political > lltlcal
thivatS tiu 1ogrd Jhfi1M pltc aspirations aspiratons and andand anc
tlo atttu8e attitude of the people both Mormon
pele
and nd Gentile Gente Mr WhUeSttonsaid Whitecotton rhltecton said that
four years yer ago ag Mr Smoot was talked
of for for governor g eror and andwhen when he wa abandoned abandonedwa abandontd
thf tilE r rnPtor t r that orico1 officeit ws understood i ithat
that h Ws understO l
had his
the
wa Jr lVd ye on senatorship
He wds w s the th theoicei lo IOICi teai and in my m senatorhip judgment ju ment i I i
theylaevitale th tho ute1tawe neoJa le t ndidate cnldatc Before Beforee he e be b I I
c < < tfle nJeJn e a alt aP apste apostle ° stle he was wa talked taked of as a axndidate
xndidate ate for senator snator After Afer he was
elected lete an anapogtle apostle aposte and he became a can ¬
didate for senator sentor a campaign campal was waged wasedC wasedh
m whl whlemoot which h the th l5ue issue ws Smoot or not notD
emoot emootDoyou moot mootDo wls
Doyou D Do C you OU think his hi apostleship aposteship assisted assistedI
or ° atorship atorshinI atorshiphI r hurt hur him in his hi canvass cana for the sea sn
hI I do do o not rot know as to that I know
there are ae a great grlat many man Mormons ormon8 who who0ppesod
opposed him because he was an official
QC the he church and I suppose W8 there offcial are
a great many mam who did suppse not ot tak tk taki his posi ¬
tion ton intoConsideration Into lslderton at all al Than Tha there tere
may ma have DOM some who worked for his
election eleeton because beeuse he was an official officialMatter offcial offcialMatter officialNatter
Matter of Consent ConsentSenator Conent ConentSenator ConsentSenator
Senator Overman Inquired If it was
i I
understood undesood Senator Smoot had to get the
consent of the church to become a candi ¬
date for the senatorship The witness wUnC
said sid It never had been understood undertod that
Smoot was wa < the candidate cndidate of the church
but that It I il wtks s necessary rcessar for him to have
the th consent because beuse of his church poel poel6n pol I
U thIn 6n n or get In trouble with wih the church S I
He declared that this consent was not in
JJie JI he form of ofa a permission to enter politics politicsout
poltcs
out that It i was understood to be merely merel
a leave of absence from his church du ¬
ties tiesMr Uo
Mr Worthington asked aske concerning concering the theattitude theatttude theattitude
attitude atttude of the te polygamlsts polygmist In public publc to toward tord toward
ward rd their plural wives wive and the witness witnesss witnessseld
winess winesssld
s sld seld < Id thathe t the had not known of olny any case casewhero cse csewhere casewhere
where lie 1c 1cYbat these thee wives wive were exhibited exhibied in pub pub1c ¬
What is the standing of Senator Smoot Smootas
as to his morals morls and an upright character characterasked characteraskt characterasle4
asked askt Senator Sentor Foraker ForakerNo Forke
No man In th 1b the tate Mttt or out of the tle state statestands stte stateStands
stnd stands better beter said sle Mr Whiteootton Whleattn
Have you ou eves eve heard of any nn charge chargeagainst chargeagainst chargeagainst
against him that tht would affect his stand
leg In the senator ator asked askedI a
ke
1 I never have hve I 1 have known him In Inwmatfliy
wmatfliy tmao for fifteen nf n years er and for a anumber a a anumber
number 01 of ytmrH r ave been ben associate associatewith 1l aes6e1teltwith t l
with wth him in business b1 I have been tho thocounsel tb th thcounsei
counsel for the bank bk of t which he b is the thepresident thePresiqent
president prelqent and Sld have been ben employed plo te by b
him personally penonaly as counsel counselOnly counsel counselO2ily 1
Only Ony One Charge ChargeDuring ChargeDuring ChargeDuring
During the testimony pf f Mr 1Ir Whitecot hitot ¬
ton he was asked aske concerning cncerln prosecutions prosecutionsand p1utons p1utonsand
and said sid that unlawful cohabitation ohabltUon was
the charge invariable made against ainst the theIorion
Mormons MormonsSenator MormonsSenator Iorion
Senator Dubois Dubis inquired Inquire why wh the poly polygamjsts polygamst poiygan1sta
gamjsts gamst had not been ben charged charge with l1th wItt poly oI oIgm ¬
gamy gm adultery lduler or bigamy and the wit witness witnes witfleas ¬
ness nes replied repled that no convictions cnvictons could be bemade bemade bemade
made on those thos charges chargesDo charge
Do the same conditions exist now nowasked nowaske nowasked
asked aske the senator senatorI
I think they do was as the reply repI I
think it i would be impossible Imposible to convict convictexcept convet convetexcept convictexcept
j except for unlawful cohabitation cohabitationMr chbitaton chbitatonIr
Mr Ir Whitecotton Vhlt ctton admitted admited that he had hadknown hd hdknon liedknown
known of the relations relattns of some plural pluralfamilies plurl plurlfamU pluralfamilies
families famU and Chairman Burrows Burows asked askedwhy nske askedwhy
why wh he had net prosecuted proseuted these cases casesBecause case casesBecause
Because Beule I am not In the business busines of ofprosecuting ofproMuUng ofprosecuting
prosecuting proMuUng my neighbors nlgbbor If I were wereelected wereIected wereelected
elected prosecuting prsecutng attorney atorne I would do domy domy j
my duty det the witness lnes answered answeredA nwere
A recess re s was wa then taken takenCalled ta1en ta1enCaU taltenCalled
Called CaU d Smith Smih a Panatic PanaticAt Fanntic FannticAt
At the afternoon session p alon Judge udg Taylor Taylercounsel Tyler TylercouJ1 Tayloreo
counsel couJ1 eo nscl for the tb protestants protttan crofesex crofesexamlired erosexaminod rOex rOexaml
amlired aml Mr Whltecqtton I Iwhen
hlteQton The witness witnesswhen 11nf I Iwhen
when asked askt if J President Pr Presid nt Joseph Smith Smithhad Smih Smihhad Smithbad
had said If he observed o rt the th custom custm which whichprevailed whichpre whichprevaiLed
prevailed pre ll generally Jn rly on the subject lubJt of mar marriage mArragE marliege ¬
liege ragE relations rlatynM he would be eternally eternal
damned damne replied JJI it would not surprise surprisehim surprie surpriehim surprisehim
him because b aul Smith was a thorough fa fanatic fanstc fanatic ¬
natic nstc nstcThe j
The witness wlne said Id the act of Apostle Mer Merrill 1Ier 1Ierr1 Mernil
rill r1 who ho Is I tk ttuJbnd tkeausbnd husband of several veral wives wivesin
in performing4he rformln le ceremony er8ony uniting unit Ing his hisson hissn hisson
son sn to a a plural pura wife wte met his he herty hnrty rty dis disapprobaton dIsapprobation i iapprobation
approbation approbaton and that the whole outfit outfitought outft outftought outfitought
ought to be prosecuted prOJo He had ha no nodoubt nodoubt nodoubt
doubt of the tle marriage marrge of Apostle Apostl Cannon Cannonto Canon Canonto
to Lillian Liian Hamlin Hamln and said sid the Ua contro controversy Contro Controversy controversy ¬
versy waged was wa not notwbether whether there ha had hadben hadbeen < l lbeen
wage
been ben such sch a marriage mar 8e but who performed performedthe perfore
the ceremony ceremonyOpinion cemony cemonyOpinion ceremonyOpinion
Opinion of the Manifesto ManifestoThe ItanifestoThe
Manifesto ManifestoTe
The Te witness it said > ald d that lf eleven elYen of the theapostles te teaJtl theapostlee
apostles aJtl should perform prCorm plural purl marriage marriageceremonies marle marlecrenl marriagecerenionies
ceremonies crenl on the highways or In outof outoftheway outoC1Mway outoftheway
theway 1Mway places and Mr Smoot Smoot the th other otherapostle otheraptf otherapostle
p
apostle aptf did not not It I would not Involve him himin blmin himIn
in moral mrl legalor lgalor any an a sqrt rt rtor of culpability cUlpblt cUlpbltHe
He ssJd s he understood underto that President PresidentWoodruff Pt presidentWoodruff tdent tdentYOrCC
Woodruff YOrCC and President PNfnt Snow continued continuedto contnue
to live Jve in noiygamoun gm8 cohabitation chabitation after afterJS90 afer afer1SIi afterIo
JS90 and umlerstood > r t od too that the th basis basisof bastsof basisof
of the plea for amnestywas amnfsty was a promise promisenot proml e enot
not to continue in polygamous po1y mous Delations DelationsHe lattonaI 1atoneHe
I He gave the opinion that the Mormons Mormonswere Mormonswere ormolUl ormolUlWEre
were responsible for the manifesto ana anasaid anctsaid andsaid
said if R had not been issued is ucd there would wouldhave wouldhae wouldhave
have been a revolt If the apofttolate now nowwould noWwould nowwould
would bring out a revelation saying sayingpolygany aaylntltpolygallY sayingpoiyguy
polygany should be resumed med there was wasnet wasn wasnst
net n t an apostle who could be sustained by
his conference conferenceH
I H E Booths Testimony TestimonyIT
IT K Booth of Salt Lake City a non DOnI
Mormon lawyer who went to Utah from fromIowa fromIowa
I Iowa In lEG 1 and has been active in the thepolitics thepolities
politics of Utah Uta asserted rted that the Mot Mormon t01mon Motmon ¬
mon church as a church did not inter ¬
fere In political affairs but that Indi Individuals JnfUvlduai ¬
viduals took an interest in politics in the thesame theatRme theseine
same way that other citizens did
On the subject of Mormons obtaining obtalnlnJJHlr
consent t to run for dtU political U I office Of Mr MrBooths 1 MrBooths
Booths understanding JHlr dt was i hat t all allapostles altapostles i
apostles were on a salary salar to serve the thechurch thechurch thechurch
I church and had duties to perform sup snoowed supowed n 1 1owed
owed something to the church He wild snldI
he believed the church opposed the th < elec election election dcction ¬
I tion of Moses Tfratcher for congress s and
h he was glad of It It because b U6e Thatcher T11atc er was wasa
a polygamist it was hi hh judgment that
President Joseph F Smith Smi hhd had kept the thechurch ther thechurch
church r out of lrUtics polities As IJ to polygamy polygamI
the witness te said saidI
I believe polygamy is ax dead an a slav slavery sla slaery slavcry ¬
ery Ninetyeight per cent nt of o the Mor Mormons Mormons Mormons ¬
mons themselves them elves are opposed to plural pluralmarriass pluralInarrlaes plurallflarriaes
marriass marriassAbraham InarrlaesAbraham lflarriaesAbraham
Abraham Cannons Marriage MarriageMr
Mr Booth testified that the sympathy sympathWas
was with the U women wo n who were married
in oolrramy and that there was a dis ¬
inclination to prosecute DrORc > cute the polygamists pol amlsts
for that reason He said he thought po ¬
lygamy would die out soon of Itself and andthat andthat andthat
that It was better to permit this rather ratherthan ratherthan
than to nrosecutc husbands and leave leavetheir leavetheIr leavetheir
their plura ura wives as outcasts He said saidhis saidhis saidhis
his observation was that there had been beenno beenno beenno
no plural marriages with the sanction of ofthe orrrac ofthe
the rrac church chla except gEt perhaps ha the case of ofI ofAbraham
Abraham Lannori He assorted C d casJe casJewould there therewould
I would be an atnmedlato revolution in the theplural thechurch thechurch
church If C th thJresident Jresldent ot It should sane
tion plural marriagea marriageaThe n1arrlngeThe nhtrragesThewltziesasaidtl1of5enatorSmoots
The Thewltziesasaidtl1of5enatorSmoots Thewltziesasaidtl1of5enatorSmootsConuuucd witness ttncsa said ald tltut t t ronator JSonator Smoots SmootsConUnu
1 < Continued d on fac Pago 3 z i J
OUTCRY OUTCRYAGAINST OUTCRYAGAINSTSENATOR AGAINST AGAINSTSENATOR I
SENATOR PUTTSupreme PUTT PLATTII
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Supreme Court Will Be Asked Askedto
to Take His Toga Away AwayHAS AwayHAS
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n t i BW YORK Jan 18 laAt At the meeting of ofUnion or19c100 ofL
L N 19c100 zedoo UI u o ortSust B l sfiolitoad o1Cl In 1 fJOd ° d dtjnion n nUnion
Union tonight Chairman Chairxan lost of ofBattle orBattIe ofBattle
Battle Creek Mich said he had prepared preparedpapers preparedIMiPors preparedpapers
papers and would ask the United States Statessupreme Statessupreme Statessupreme
supreme court for fora a restraining order to tO1 tO1prevent tolprevent
prevent Senator Se ator Thomas C Platt from fromtaking fromtakin fromtaking
taking takin his seat He said he would take takethis taketht takethis
this action on the ground that Senator SenatorPlatt SenatorPiatt fmatorPlatt
Platt subverts the Interests of the peo people peopie
pie he has liworn to represent In th the inter interts intereats
eats ts of a corporation he really represents representsThe re resents resentsThe
The affair relates to the z Iarcels rcels post postMr DOstMr postMr
Mr Post made his announcement In a aspeech aspcleh aspeech
speech entitled Our Errand Boy Bo After Afterhaving Afterhaving Afterhaving
having referred to the th postal IOstaldeflclt deficit and andto andto andto
to the fact that the people of the coun country conntry counirlt ¬
try irlt put annually to the railroads 549 549J 111 111AOOOO 49AlueoO
J AOOOO 300 Mr Post Pos said saidPlatts saidPlatts
Platts Position PositionSenator Positionsnator PositionSenator
I IprlSldent
Senator T C Platt of New York is ispresident ispresident
president of the United States st Express Expresscompany Expresscompan Bxpresscompany
company Word was passed around to toother i iother
other senators that no definite action actionshould actionshould actionshould
should bo taken on tho post check checkmoney I Imone Imoney
money mone bilL Senator nator Platt waij W we approached approachedbj
bj my representatives re reosentaUVes to know his at attltudo attltudo attitudo
tltudo on the e question qu Stion > and he clearly de defined defined
fined the fact that he was opposed f to toth tothe tothe
th the measure because becau It t was wjt contrary contrar to tothe tothe
the interests of th nIP express expr ss companies companiesI
In other words after having taken the theoath theoath I
oath of office to represent to the best bestof b bestof t
of his ability the people of o New ew York Yorkhe Yti1khe Ytrkhe I
he ignores their interests or the Inter Interests intereats
ests of the public where those interests Int Intdrestsconflict rests restsconflict
conflict with his own company and would woulddirecUy
directly < affect his own earnings In still stillfurther stUlher stillfurther I
further her words he Is drawing two saia saiaries
rles salaI salaIe
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We e met with strong opposition from a aNew aNew
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New York state man In in a position to lay laysome laysome laysome
some heavy heav blocks in front of the wheels wheelsof wll ls lsof
of progress Ellis If Roberts treasurer treasurerof I Iof
of the United States StatesI
I have the papers already alre d prepared preparedand prepareland preparedand
and will ask the supreme S jreme court at Wash Washington I
Ington for a restraining order to prevent preventSenntor preventSenator i iSenator
Senator Thomas C Platt of Xew York Yorkfrom j j
from occupying occu lng his seat In the United UnitedStates UnitedStates i iStates
States senate on the grounds that be bedoes bedoes t
does not fulfil his duties according to tohis tohis I Ihis
his oath of office that he subverts the
interests of the people whom he has hassworn hasworn hassworn
sworn to represent to the interests of a acorporation aeorporation acorporation I
corporation which he really reaU represents representsIt
It Is possible that the supreme cQurt may maynot maynot maynot
not grant this restraining order We Weshall Ya Yaf3hall
shall make an urgent effort for It how however however
ever everThe The laws should Intervene to prevent preventany preventany I
any man who prostitutes the mantle of ofthe ofthe
the United States senate from accepting acceptizthis j
this high position of trust from the hands handsof i iof I
of people peopleHext peopleNext
Next Week the Time Named 2TamedAfter NamedAfter NamedAfter
After the meeting closed in answer to toquestions toque toquestions I
questions que Uons Mr Post said that his lawyers lawyersD
D E Daxvsou DawS ii and Nathan Wilson II80n would wouldpresent wouldpresent I Ipresent
present the matter > r against Senator Platt Plattto Piattto I
to the United States supreme court next nextweek nextweek nextweek
week but would not specify the day I IContinuing
Continuing Mr Post says saysA raysA
A question of the constitutionality or orof orot orof I
of the right of the court to interfere will willbe isillbe
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be raised by the application for the re restraining r rstraining restraining ¬
straining order against Senator senat or Platt It Itmay itmay
may be that the court may ay decline to I
etpt tpt k uJJrjfdi tl2c tl2ccase
Interfere rf e for lack J of Jurisdiction and in incase incase
case that should happen we w6 ball anneal annealto apn appea I Ito
to the th senateItself ae senate t itself This ThlS1 IB i the Wt neat neatttmfc tht fIt fIttlmC
ttmfc as s I understand I It that Thalk All a re restraJnlng > reStraining re restraining
straining order wilL tll have be beeR a asked
from the United States Stat supreme court courtagainst courtagainst J
against a senator taking hisseat I I1r
Mr Post said that he had no Intention Intentionof I
of making any such a presentation to the thecourt thecourt I
court against any other senator excepL
Mr Ir Platt PlattROUTS PlattROUTS
CCJ O OROUTS
ROUTS ROBBERS ROBBERSWITH ROBBERSWITH ROBBERSWITH I
WITH A BOTTLE BOTTLEClem
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From His Saloon SaloonWITH SaloonW SaloonA
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A I ITlI a beer bottle as a weapon Clem ClemBagley ClemBagley ClemV
WITH W V V Bagley proprietor of the T Lagoon Lagoonsaloen Bgoonsaloon goon
saloon at t 36 31 North Third West Weststreet Weststreet est eststrlft
street frustrated the attempt of two rob robbers robbore
bers to hold up UI his place about ab t 1 oclock oclockthis oclockthis oclockthis
this morning As the men 9pened the thedoor I Idoor
door and pulled their gum Bagiey hurled hurledtho I Itho Ith
tho th beer bt > er bottle at them from where he
was 58 sitting slttln in the rear of the place placesmashing I Ismashing
smashing one of f the men on the jaw jawlie jawlie I IHe
I Itired
lie staggered taA ered back but his hl companion companionfired companionfired
fired at Bagley and the eliot barely miss missing missins
iRe him lodged In the wall walli wallBoth I I
i Both men made their th lr escape e out of the thedoor thedoor thedoor
door and Tom romD Daniels nleis the nightwatch nightwatchI
I man who was In the saloon shot at atthem atthem
them as they ran out of the floor tloorI 4oorThe
I The men separated d ono riOWstO going north northand northand
and a the h other south on n Third West He Hefollowed Hefollowed
followed one on of them th m but the th robber was wasI
I a block in the lend and he soon lost track tracko trackof
I o of his hi man ma as he h w weat elt nt through the Ore Oregon Oregon ¬
gon Short Line LAn yards yardsJust yamsJust yardsJust
Just Inside In t e th tht s floor < 001 where Bugley Bugleysmashed Ba Begleysmashed le lesma
smashed sma bed one of the th men with a bottle bottlewar bottlewar bottlewas
war found a soft black hat which might mightlend mSlhtleAd mightlead
leAd to their identity Both men wore woreblack wor worblack woreblack
black masks over the features reatu but their theirdeparture theirkpartuTa theirdeparture
departure < was so sudden that no further furtherdescription furtherde furtherdescription
description de GOUld be given of 0 them Five Fivemen Fivemtn Fivemen
men were in the saloon n at tit time but butI but8S butas
I as soon as the robbers ordeted hands handsupBagley handsup handsup
upBagley up Ba Bagley IEY threw the bottle at atthe the leader leaderwith
I with telllns effect H ant 4 the shot s which
Iwime ime imerfu rfu f i
followed Iw Oiled the b lies tr room with smoke smokeso k
so that nobody could we EM them themBagloy theniBagley
1 Bagloy was sitting I tUnlJ in Ina a chair in the therfar therear
I rear rfRrorlhe of the room and was about to leave leavefor leavefor leavefor
for home when the holdup came in inHe inI inHe
He had the bottle of beer fin in hit hand handwrapped handwrapped handwrapped
I wrapped in a newspaper newllP He jumped from fromhis fromhis fromhis
his chair and threw it before Defo either man
had time to shoot The other ot men were wereunable wereunable wereunable
unable to ne the holdups and none of ofthem ofI ofthem
them got up from the card table until untilthe untilI untlithe
v r rr
I the shot h WHS w fired firedi
I i Bagley had laa 575 75 in his hi pocket which he hefall hewas
j I was taking home and left l tt about 5 in the theI thecash
I each h register re lter He afterwards remarked remarkedItwar remarkedI
I Itwar too much money to lose so I took tookthe
the chance chanceHesaid chanceHf chance1fe
Hesaid Hf said both men appeared to bener benerOU8 be ncr ncriOLlC
f VOUR OU8 and that they were unable to hold holdtheir hollI holdtheir
their guns n8 o on him He telephoned tf > to the thepolice tbepollC4 thepolice
I police and Sergeant rgeant Eddjngton and three threeofficers threeofflcen threeofficers
officers took up tho search With no de deI deaeription
j scription of the men m n the hat was the only onlyclue
I I clue hI they tht > had to work on and no trace tr 8 Of ofthe
j the men could be found foundIDAHO foundl found1IDAHO
l a aIIDAHO
IDAHO IIDAHO LEGISLATURE LEGISLATUREDENOUNCES LEGISLATUREDENOUNCES
I DENOUNCES MCONNELL MCONNELLBoise
t Boise Jan 13 13The The testimohy testimohyof
I > of exGovernor McConnell MeConn U before beforeI beforethe beforethe
I the Smoot investigation commit oommitI committeeS
I teeS at Washington reflecting on onIdaho onthe onthe
the morals of the members of the theIdabo theIdaho
Idaho legislature Ie Is bitterly bl tte l de denounced denounce4 denounce4
nounce4 here by byall all citizens cltlz ns The Thefollowing ThefolJOvl Thefollowipg
following folJOvl resolution was passed passedby pASsedby
by bothbranches of theltgislature the legislature legislaturethis
this morning morningResolved morn1ngResolvtd S SResolved
Resolved That we the mem members members mombers
bers of the Eighth Idaho legisla legislature 1eglslature legislature
ture now in session sesslonlegardles sesslonlegardlesof regardless regardlessof
of political belief or religious religiouscreed l riigiouscreed lglous lglouscreed +
creed denounce < e the th statements stntem nts as asreported asreported asreported
reported In the he press of xGov exGovernor xGovernor xGovernor
ernor W J McConpell before e re the thesenate thesenate thesenate
senate investigatingvcommittee re refleeting refleeting refiocting
fleeting on the morals of the Ida Idaho Idaho Idaho
ho legislature as unjust uncalled uncalledfor uncalledfor
1 for and untrue and further furtherResolved furtherResolved furtherResolved
Resolved That a copy of this thisresolution thisresolution thisresolution
resolution be wired to the chair chairmnn chairmnn chairmen
mnn orsaid of said privileges a11d and elec elections elections elections
tions committee at Washington WashingtonD
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BRISTOWHASA BRISTOWHASANEW BRISTOW HAS A ANEW t tNEvV
NEW POSITION POSITIONRoving POSITION POSITIONRoving
POSITIONJ J
Roving Commission Commiss on to Investi Investigate lnV 1nvestigate < stf ¬ 1 1gate
gate Trade Conditions GbrTditionst GbrTditionsPLACE Co ConditionsPLACE 1ditions 1ditionsPLACE
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PLACE CREATED FOR HIM HIMSAIASY HlrVlSALARY HIMSALAEY
SALARY 15 A DAY AT PRESENT PRESENTAND P PRESENTAND ES T T4ND
AND EXPENSES EXPENSESWashington EXPENSESCo
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Washington Jan 13 ltJoseph Joseph L Brie Brietow Brlstow BiIstow
tow fourth assistant postmaster general generaltoday generaltoday
teda today tendered his resignation to the thepresident thepresldent thepresident
president to take effect ef t on Jan O SO O By Byan B Ban Byan
an executive ex < order Issued late this aft afternoon afterno alterno ¬
ernoon erno n President Presid nt Roosevelt designated designatedMr
Mr Bristow as a special commissioner commissionerto
to make an investigation Inve tgaUon ipto the pres present preent present ¬
ent trade conditions and freight rates ratesbetween ratesbetween
between bt tween the Atlantic and Pacific coasts coastsand coastsand coastsand
and between the west coast of South SouthAmerica SouthAmerica SouthAmerica
America and the ea east t coasts of the theInited thelnited theInited
Inited States and of or Europe to deter determine determin determine ¬
mine the best policy of managing the thePanama tlloPanama thePanama
Panama railroad railroadOrder railroadOrder railroadOrder
Order in the Case CaseThe CaseThe CaseThe
The announcement came at atthe the conclu conclusion conclusion conclueisa ¬
sion of an extended ext nded conference conf rcnce today tod8 of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the president Secretary Secreta Taft Mr Bris Bristow Bristow Brietow ¬
tow mid nd Senator Long of Kansas I an ns The Theorder Theorder
order Issued by the president says sas in ad addition addition ¬
dition to the foregoing foregolngtHe roregolng1Ie
He Is authorized to employ for this thispurpose thispurpose thispurpose
purpose a stenographer at not exceeding pxceedlnsa j
So a day and his actual and necessary necessaryexpenses neccsaryexpenses necessaryexpenses
expenses and to take evidence of all allpersons allPersons
persons whose knowledge of trade con conditions ¬ I Iditions
ditions or rates will 111 assist in reaching 1 1the
the necessary neces ar conclusion conclusionThe
The secretary of war will furnish to tothe tothe j I
the special commissioner commls lollet a letter of o in instructions instruetions ¬
structions In detail ae to tho t cour course r e and andtime
tt tttlolhIJ tlolhIJ 1 itlgn
extent of his investigation and J as to the thetime h
time when he shall report his conclusions conclusionsUntil conclusionsUntil oncI11 > Ion6 Ion6Until I
Until his report Is forthcoming the thecommissioner thecommissioner thecommissioner
commissioner will be allowed his actual actualexpenses actualexpenses
expenses f cnBes and 15 a day The president presidentwill presidentwifl presidentwill
will wifl finally fix his entire compensation comjyensationi I
The Isthmian canal commission eommls lon Is di directed
rected to provide the funds needed in inthe Int Inc inthe
the t execution o of this order orderAfter orderAfter
After c rec the conference oo oof f at the White
House Senator Long said that the trans ¬
fer of Mr Bristow from the poster postofflce flee
< department to t work in connection with withthe withthe withthe
the propoaed isthmian canal can l had been beenunder beanunder beentinder
under consideration for si long time timeTaft timeTaft timeTaft
Taft Wanted WantedHim WantedHimSecretary Him HimSecretary HimSecretary
Secretary T Taft ft said the senator de desired de81rM dosired ¬
sired to t utilize Mr 11 Bristow8 services in inconnection Inconnection inconnection
connection with the work of constructing
the th canal and had had the idea id a in mind mindof mindor mindof
of appointing him a commissioner to in investigate ¬
vestigate ve tlrate trade > and an freight conditions conditionsever conditionsever conditionsever j
ever since he returned from the isthmus isthmusof
of Panama The president readily ac acceded acI acIceded acceded ¬
ceded to Secretary Se retary Taffs suggestion and andas andas
as the work will be entirely congenial I
Mr Bristow has accepted accopt the new po position poI podiJon ¬
diJon
sitionMr
Mr Bristow has had Interview with
the president f ldEnt and Secretary Taft regard ¬
hag the affair but his final determina ¬
i tion was not reached until today tOOa His
decision to accept the special commisslonership commis commisaionership
hh acJ cJ tt Tr
aionership 1 was a hastened it is said ld ldtran by the
transfer tran ter yesterday of the division of post
office inspectors 1 PeCtrs from the bureau of the
fourth aaefetant nt postmaster general to
th the direct control ntrol
of the th postmaster gen general gfneral genoral ¬
eral himself Mr 1r Brhrtow regarded the
issuance J of the order to transfer the di d dI dlvision ¬
vision as a reflection on him rhat the
I order as to the inspectors division was wasnot wasnot
I not issued with the > idea of humiliating
Mr Bristow Is evidenced by the presi ¬
dents action today todnv1fr
Mr Bristow will wl l continue as fourth
I assistant postmaster general until Jan 2f 2fDIES c cDIES
1 D DI
DIES AT TRIALS CLOSE CLOSEOnly CLOSEOnly CLOSEOnly
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Only Son of Mr and Mrs M A A 3Ic 3IcBride lIcI McBride
Bride a Victim of Diphtheria DiphtheriaThomar DiphtheriaThomRl DiphtheriaThioma
I Thomar the little son and only child of
Mr and Mrs A A McBride pf i this city cft cftdied
died from an attack of diphtheria in
Riahfield at o ti oclock Thursday evening
ofthis week weekMr weekMr weekMr
Mr McBride who Is a traveling man manwas manwas manwas
was on trial in Richfield on the charge chargeof
of criminal intimacy with Clara Lewis a agirl agirl
girl under the age of consent He was wasconvicted wasconvicted wasconvicted
convicted Wednesday He was accom accompanied accompanied accompanied ¬
panied to Richfield by b his wife and little littleson 1ItUeson littleson
son They The were there throughout the
trial There the child contracted malig
nana diphtherlt and after the close of
the trial tho whole family were quaran ¬
tined in their quarters quart rft in the hotel hot l
Tndertaker T B G ODonnell of this thl city
had the little boy disinfected embalmed embalmedand embalmedand embalmedand
and hermetically hermetical sealed In that way
it will be brought home to this city citywithout citywithout
without subjecting anyone to danger The Theuneral
funeral services will be held Sunday Sunda aft afternoon atternoon afterrioon ¬
ernoon at 2 oclock at ODonnolls under U1 r ¬
taking room on West Temple street The Thecasket Thecasket Thecasket
casket will not be opened The interment intermentwill
will be In Mt 1 Olivet cemetery
Mr and Mrs McBride were released
from quarantine after the death of their theirchild th4lrchUd theirchild
child They will bit b present peseltl1tth4rf peseltl1tth4rfaemt ntthelvfW at ataural
aural The loss to i thom is dzp spe3laUyrfEa spe3laUyrfEavere sn plaU laUyVaa laUyVaavape E6 E6vat
vere vat for tho reason that thejj the burletlVtKeir burletlVtKeironlyother b bur1eatheironly rt atJi 1r 1ronly
onlyother only other third last Mays IaY i V j >
BIG BREWERS MADE CONTRIBUTIONS CONTRIBUTIONSAdoiph
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Adolph J olph Busch Lavish With His is Money For the Republican RepublicanA RepublicanCause
A 7 Cause in Missouri Both Before and After AfterElection AfterElection AfterElection
Election
CT T LOUIS Jan 13 13The The senate and andhouse andJ andhouse
S J ST house committees of the lejjisla j jtyre
tyre appointed to Investigate the thestatement thetemnt theJiternent
statement temnt of C campaign receipts and andqenditures j Ienditures
c nenditures enditures filed by Chairman T K KI KINl8dling i iNiedringhaus INiaclrlnghaus
Nl8dling Niedringhaus haus of the Republican state stateCommittee statearnmittee
Committee and Republican caucus nom nomjpee nomt nomiee 1
jpee iee t e for United States Stat senator met metlo metpegly
Sgnarately pegly lo today The hearings were wereThe wereqimtsi ere ereJlniib
qimtsi Jlniib thepubUc thepubhIcThe
The closest CIO sest investigation was direct dirfected directed dlrbcted
ed to the charge contained in the reso resolution resolution ruselution ¬ 1
lution pf ot Representative Oliver Grace Gracethat Gracetbat Gracethat
that the 21000 reported by Chairman ChairmanNiedrlnghaus ChairmanNledringhaus ChairmanNiedringhaus
Niedrlnghaus in his own name was in inreality inreality I Ireality
reality contributed by b the brewery brewe in interests inter interests ¬
terests ter stg of St Louis LouisAmong LouisAI110ng LouisAmong
Among the first witnesses 3es summoned summonedto
to appear were Chairman Niedring Niedringhaus Niedringhaus iedringhaus I
haus Adolphus Busch Otto F Stifel StifelSecretary StlfelSecretary StifelSecretary
Secretary C D Morris of the speakers speakersbureau speakersbureau
bureau urenu during the campaign Secretary SecretaryJoseph SecretaryJ08eph SecretaryJoseph I
Joseph McCoy llcCo In charge of the organi organization organization organization ¬
zation and Chairman J IX D Howe of ofthe ofthe
the Republican city committee committeeTakes committeeTakes committeeTakes
Takes Time Tim to Reply ReplyT
T K Neidringhaus appeared before beforethe beforethe
the house committee which took a L re recess recess recess ¬ I
cess to enable him to frame a reply to tothe totbe tothe
the Grace resolution resolutionVl1Uam resolutionWihiiam j
William P Lightholder deputy re recorder recorder recorder
corder of deeds appeared before the thesenate thesenate thesenate
senate committee in answer to a sub subpoena subpecan ¬ i iIloena
pecan ordering or erlng him to produce a certi certifled certiI certifled
fled copy of the expense account filed nledby filedby filedby
by the Republican state committee c He Hetook Hetook I
took the original copy which showed showedas
as its largest Item the lump sum of of2IX1
321331 21 1 contributed by Nlednnhaus NlednnhausThe NlednnghausThe I
The next largest hum was 5000 OOO crud credited crudited red redfted ¬
ited to R C Kerens The total of the j jcontributions I
contributions was given iven as 5748375 57483ThThe j i
The report was filed by b T K Niedring NiedrlngI NiedrlngIhaus Niedringhaus j jhaus
haus acting treasurer treasurerTestimony treasurerTestimony i iTestimony
I IE
Testimony of a Clerk ClerkE
E C Brokmeyer publisher of the theMissouri theUssouri theMissouri
Missouri Star who was a clerk at the theRepublican theRepublican theRepublican
Republican headquarters gave testi testimony testimony testimony ¬
mony relating to the charge that St StLouis StLouis StLouis
Louis breweries contributed the 521000 521000which lOOO lOOOwhich 1OOOwhich
which Chairman Kiedringhaus of the thei theRepubllcun theRepublican
i Republican state committee credited to tohimself tohlmsel tohimself
himself in his report of the receipts and andexpenditures andexpenditures andexpenditures
expenditures of the campaign campaignHe
He testified that Adolphus Busch a aprominent aJromlnent aprominent
prominent brewer had given Mr Nled Niedringhaus Nledringhaus Nledringhaus ¬
ringhaus at one time t lfore fore the e6c e6ctldn el ddetidu c ctlon
tldn a check for 2500 and at another anothertime anotbertlme anothertime
time SBffOO 5 5IIOO tOO < and that he contributed contributedoGo
5010 5090 oGo after the election toward liqui liquidation liquidation liquidation ¬
dation of the deficit AvJiich lllch existed existedChairman existedChairman existedChairman
Chairman Neidringhaus eidringhaustold told him he hesaid hesaid hesaid
said that Otto Stud of the St ft t Louis LouisBrewing LouieBrewing
Brewing association had arranged to tocontribute tocontribute
contribute an amount equal to that thatgiven
given by Busch
Lr r PETERSBURG Jan 14 215 21 a m mRiisslas mRdsshas
S Riisslas Rl sslas formal notification to the thepowers thepowers thepowers
powers of the imminent danger of a ageneral at ageneral
t general uprising in China as the result resultof resultlof resultof
lof of the Japanese Jap an e propaganda which wIll wljlthreaten W wIllI
I threaten all foreign interests coupled coupledwith CoupledIth lll
I with Ith a general protest against Chinas Chinasrepeated Chinasrepeated Chinasrepeated
repeated violation of neutrality In con connection connectiOn ¬ II
nection with Japanese operations is isreally isrealty Isreally
really a warning to the powers that thatRussia thatRussia
i
Russia regards the situation as ex extremely extnmel extrcmely ¬ I
tremely serious and holds that the time timehas timehas timehas
has come for joint action by the powers powersfor powersfor I Ifor
for the t e protection of their own inter interest interest ¬ I Iest
est estFor For herself Russia feels that Japan Japanhas Japanhas J Jhas
has broken the pledge she made with withrespect withrespect I IrEspect
respect to Secretary Hays note at the thebeginning theI thebeginning
beginning of the war and further per persistence perslstence persistence ¬
I sistence In this course will she holds holdsabsolve holdsI holdsabsolve
absolve her from further observance observanceprotection observanceand
I and leave her free to act for her own ownprotection ownprotection
protection protectionThe
The Th present noted followed two pre prellmlnary preUminarywarnings prehirnlnarywarninas
llmlnary Uminarywarnings > warnings addressed to the thepowers thepowe1 thepowera
powers 9 one in October and the other otherin otherlit 1 1i1l
in i1l lit November neither of which was washeeded wasle wasJiebUhd
heeded le Ued It It has h sa an entirely entlrel different differentrlrtg1 dlf differ er nt ntihig I I1r1nr
rlrtg1 setting forth breaches of oChln Chinese Chineseneutrality se sen
1r1nr jtie neutrality n trallty including the Ryeshitelni
After waiting several hours for the ap appearanee appearanee j
pearanee of Mr Niedringhaus the senate senateinvestigating senateinvestigatlns senateinvestIgating
investigating committee appointeda sub subcommittee subcommittee j
committee to wait upon the house com cornmittee t
mitteo < and induce Mr Niedringhaus to toccme tocame I ICftne
came before the committee committeeChairman i
Chairman Tufobs of the house committee committeehowever mmitt e j
however announced to the senatorial sui suicommittee su sucommittee
committee that Mr 1 Niedrinshaus was WMSsUbject wassubject j jsubject I
subject to the orders of the house com committee commlttee cornmittee ¬
mittee and he refused retu8 d to allow allo w Mr N NeTd NeTdringbaus > fett fettrtngbaa cirlng
rtngbaa rlng an to appear before the senate senatecommiit seatlIomnltt9e senateconuiiijee
lIomnltt9e commiit e until un i Hte contmtteswas contmtteswasthiough emmjtt t WvWas WvWasthtough w wthtougn
thtough with the witness witnessPrevious witneKPrevious witnessPrevious
Previous to the th appointment of a sub subcommittee subcommittee subcommittee ¬
committee the senatorial committee commi tee bad badissued badissued
issued a subpoena for Mr Ir Neidringhaus Neidringhausbut I
but the officers of crs Intrusted with its service servicecould servicecould rvlc rvlccould
could not find him himUnEPRINGSAUS himNIEDRINGHAUS I INIEDRINGHAUS
NIEDRINGHAUS EXPLAINS EXPTATNSFairbanks EXPLAINSFairbanks
I
Fairbanks Fairb nks Was Present When the theMoney theMoney I Ioney
Money oney Was Pledged PledgedSt I ISt
St Louis Jan 13 13At At a special session sessionof
of the committee appointed by b the house houseo 1
o representatives of the Missouri legis ¬
late to investigate the charges con ¬
tained in a joint resolution that Thomas ThomasK I
K Xledrlnghaus chairman of the state stateRepublican stateREpublican stateRepublican
Republican committee and an < l caucus nom ¬
inee for United States senator had hadcepted tec tecc ftcepted
c cepted 21000 from the St Louis brewers brewersto
to influence legislation Mr r ftiederlnghaus ftiederlnghausrrxade iederlnghausnade
rrxade a complete statement denying the theallegations theallegations theallegations
allegations During the campaign < he heraid hereid i iFaid
raid the liabilities of the state committee committeebad
bad run up to 31000 with no money in inthe Inthe inthe
the bank and he was as held personally I > re responsible responsible responsible ¬
sponsible for the debt debtAbout debtAbout debtAbout
About this time continued Mr Nle Nleoringlmus XlecrlnJhfius Nb Nbringlacus
oringlmus Senator Fairbanks came to toSt toSt toSt
St Louis and on the therequst request of Adolphus Adolphuslluseh AdolphusHU6th AtloiphusBusch
Busch who is a personal friend of the thesenator thesenator
senator a dinner was arranged at Mr MrBusclis MrBtshjs lr lrBustUt
Busclis house at which were former formerSenator
1 Senator Mason of Illinois Congressman GongreassmanRarthohU CongressmanBarthoidt
Bartholdt of 0 SU Louis Ottq Ott Stlfel Sen Senator Seaator ¬
ator Fairbanks and myself myselfDuring myselfDuring 0 0During
During the dinner 1 explained that I Ihad Ihad
had been b n refused contributions by b prom prominent prominent prommeat ¬
inent Republicans and stated If I had had2ooe
25009 J I would guarantee that the state stateof
of f Missouri would cast its electoral vote votefor votefor votefor
for Roosevelt and Fairbanks FairbanksMr
Mr Busch usch then said I am willing to
Join with yourself and Mr Stitch to guar guarantec
antec this 25000 Z5O I will assume half that thatguarantee thatuar thatsuarantee
guarantee uar tee If you and Mr Stud will as asscmo assome
some the other Half HalfI
J immediately announced that I as assumed assumed ¬
sumed my share and Mr Stlfel agreed agreedIn
In reply to a question Mr lr Niedringhaus Niedringhausstated NledrlnghausI Niedringhausstated
stated that he was under no obligation obligationof oblh tlon tlonot
I of any an kind on account of this guarantee guaranteeI
10 useany use an any influence whatever to affect affectlegislation affectle affectlegislation
I legislation le lslatJon in Missouri MissouriMr l ssourl ssourlMr
Mr NledrlnghaiiR further explained f that thatthe thatI thatthe
the deficiency der ch ey of 531000 was reduced to toI to1eO tosleh4
I I sleh4 21000by 1eO by y collections and that the latter latteramount latterImount latteramount
amount was taken care of In accordance accordancewith accordanceWlth accord5ncewith
with the agreement between himself himselfBusch himselfBusch himselfBCh
Busch and Stifel StifelMrJ Stitellledrlnghaus StifelMr
MrJ Mr < Niedringhaus stated to the commit committee committee committee ¬
tee that he did not consider the 525000 525000pledged nsOOIIJled 25Oi 25Oiliiedged
pledged IJled Cd by BuschStlfel and himself blmseltln blmseltlnUc tn tnthe hitie
the light of a contribution to the state stateI
I eiimpalgn fund as had the money been beenhave beenI
I I later secured from other sources It would wouidMe wouldI
I have been refunded to them
RUSSIAS NOTICE TO THE POWERS POWERSTime
Time For Them to Act to Protect protE ct Their Interests Inter ests in China ChinaI ChinaZone ChinaZone
I I Zone of Hostilities May Extend ExtendBeyond ExtendBeyondManchuria Beyond BeyondF
I F Manchuria A1anchu i
case and also the use of the Miao Miaoislands Miaoislands naoIslans
islands belonging to China as a base basefor basefor basefor
for the Japanese Japane6elleet fleet the constant constantdls constantdlsP dis dispatch dispatch ¬
patch P tch of contraband from various Chi Chines Chines Chinesd
nes nesd ports the employment of Chinese Chinesesoldiers Chinesesoldiers Chineseebldiers
soldiers in the Japanese army and the thehlrlngr thehiring thehiring
hiring of Chinese bandits to attack attackRussian attackRU8 attackflusiian
Russian RU8 lan pommuijications omm qications should Gen General Gener Generiti ¬
eral er l Ma or an any Chinese troops now nowmove
move Russia will feel free herself to tocross
cross the Liao fiver into the neutral neutralzone neutralzcne neutralzcne
zcne As for the powers Russia be believes belIlves beiicves ¬
lieves the situation has become serious seriousowing seriousowing
owing to the stimulus given antifor antiforeign
eign agitation in China by the fall of ofPort ofPort
Port Arthur ArthurIn ATthur
III diplomatic circles considerable im importance Imp imp ¬
portance p rtance is attached to the note and in inthe inthe Inthe
the general gel1 raI opinion It Is designed to in induce Induce
duce Secretary S Hay to initiate steps to tobring tobring tobring
bring joint pressure to bear in order to toprevent toprevent toprevent
prevent the extension of the zone of ofhostilities ofhostflitIes ofhotIJities
hostilities and to compel China to adopt adoptdrastic adoptdrastic adoptdrastic
drastic measures against the present presentagitation presentagitation
agitation In the interior Jnteriorof of that empire empireSTJOAE
4 4SUGAR
SUGAR GOES UP TIPbeen UPOke
jtKQrk o Oke T J an 1311 gi gzadesof d of re
fihiedilIax p1 t have ve been advanced 10
ce l ie 1 undred po poutids nds
LIVESTOCK MEN MENAT MENAT MENAT
AT LOGGERHEADS LOGGERHEADSNational
4 4National
National Association Split Upon UponRailroad UponRailroad UponRailroad
Railroad Rock RockNEW RockI RockNEW RockNEW
C I
NEW CONSTITUTION ADOPTED ADOPTEDCATELESEEINV AOOPTEDCATTTz ADOPTEDC ADOPTEDCATTLEMEN
C
CATTLEMEN CATTTz IEN HORSE AND SWINE SWINEGROWERS swoirE swoirEGROWERS SWINEGROWERS
GROWERS WITHDRAW WITHDRAWp WITHI WITHDRAWD > RAW RAWDENVER
C
ENVKR Coio Cob Jan 1 aThe The Na National a ationaI J JI
p
I DENVER D I tionai Livestock association aa was wasrent wasrent wasrent
rent in twain today toy y the OleadoP OleadoPtion adop adoption adoption ¬
tion of a new constitution which whichmitted ad admitted admitted ¬
mitted the packers ptickerato to membership and andprovided andprovided andprovided
provided an open door toor through which whichthe whichthe whchthe
the railroads of the country C untr9 might at atany atany atany
any time become factors in the con control controI 00 00trol ¬
trol of the organization organizationThe or izatio izatioThe
The cattlemen horse and swJ s SWiC a own owners wn wners wncr8 ¬
ers together with rrnijMtnntn re repgsontatIes ttles 1 m of ofsome orsome ofsome
some of the affiliated Induct J r 3 re refused rpfused refused ¬
fused to agree to ne J Pow ew censtitutkni censtitutkniwithdrew ce8t coastutiouwIthdrew utiu utiuwithdrew
withdrew when they < considered code its itsadoption itsadoption itsadoption
adoption probable bleand and this att afteeoon afteeoonformed ft aoon aoonformed oon oonfornled
formed a new organization under the thename tbename thename
name of the American Am rican Stock Growers Growersassociation GrowC1Eassociation Growersassociation
association whcse hc aim it will be to towield towield towield
wield a dominating influence in n the theInterest theInte theinterest
Interest Inte t of the cattle grower growerShepmen growerShepmen grerShepmen
Shepmen Remained RemainedRoughly Remni RemainedRoughly ed edRough1
Roughly speaking the sheep giv gowers gowerscommbsel lOW > w rs rscommissar rcommisstr
commissar men an and the be stock yards ysrdsInterests Yl yardsinterests r H
Interests remained with the National NationalLivestock X NatnaLLivestock ti > nal
Livestock association a81IOcla Q1 stud nd 1tbc the actual actualgrowers actualgroweaw actualgrowers
growers of all other animals fcr tno tnomarket tb the themarket
market have gone gone with the new asso association a aswelation JV JVdation ¬
elation ciationThe elationThe
The cattlemen have from the t 1rs first fJrbtstrongly firststrongly > t tstrongly
strongly opposed the admission into intotheir intotheir IjitOtheir
their organization of the packer ker3 and andespecially andespecl andespecially
especially especl Uy of the railroads They Theyclaimed Theyc1aimed Theyclaimed
claimed that these two influences would wouldultimately wonldultimately wouldultimately
ultimately dominate d the cattle grow growing gNWIng growin ¬
ing in industry of the country to the det detriment d detriment t triment ¬
riment of the individual grower and andthey andthe andthey
they the refused refu ed to remain in inan an organiza organization organisation organiaation ¬
tion which included their representa representatives representatives representatives ¬
tives among the members of its con controling controUng controling
troling body bod
bodyDebate
Debate Was Torrid TorridThe Torridrhe TorridThe
The defection in the ranks came after aftera
a long session se in which the arguments argumentswere argumentswere
were at times torrid and where the theparliamentary theparliamentary theparliamentary
parliamentary tangles were so frequent frequentand frequentand I Iand
and so complex that It was impossible impossibleto Impo siblet
to t follow them Many of them were werenot werenot werenot
not followed Motions would be made madeplaced madeplaced madeplaced
placed before the house and never nevervoted neerote nevervoted
voted < upon At times there would be beseveral beeYeral beseveral
several motions before the house at atone atone atone
one time and they would ud ail drop to together together togethet ¬
gether by the wayside waysi e when the con convention convention convention ¬
vention went helterskelter after tt scene gomething omething scenething
thing else Vice President Jastro at atone atone atone
one time acted as presiding ofllcer and anddeclared ancldeclared anddeclared
declared out of order a motion to ad ¬
journ journAint Aint motions to adjourn adj Nn1 always in inorder Inord inorder
order ord r demanded the delegate who whohad whoDad whohad
had made it itMot ItNot itNot
Not just now they aint replied the thevice theIc thevice
vice Ic president who was anxious to tobring tohrfng tobring
bring about a vote oteon on the proposed con constitution constitution constitution ¬
stitution before allowing the conven convention convention convention ¬
tion to adjourn adjournTwo adjournTwo adjourn1vc
Two Reports ReportsSvbmitted Submitted SubmittedAt
At toe opening of the convention ma majority maJority ¬
and ndJDIDorlty minority reports were nub ub ubntittsd
ntittsd by the l jheomtI1ee te eomupit n1t ees tfeat tM Had ad been beenappointed bee beennpoIflted l lappolttted
appointed v yesterday to bOBslder C C DMdeI DMdeIpln flt fltptiur It Itpiano
ptiur piano of reorganisation The former formerAVhlcK fornrwhich
which came a from the th cattlemen was wasread W8read waaread
read by S H Cowan of Texas and andrecommended andrecommended andrecommended
recommended that only stockmen stock n be beI beadmltted beadmitted
I admitted to membership and that all allvisiting allvisiting allvisiting
visiting stockmen be allowed to vote en enI cnUle onthe
I the plan of reorganization It declared declaredagainst declaredagaJnst deciaredagainst
against a combination with stock stockyards stockyArds stockyards ¬
yards packers or railroads railroadsThe ralJroadsThe railroadsThe
The minority report submitted by E ER ER ER
R Grosney of Arizona was in favor tavo of ofallowing orallowing ofallowing
allowing such delegates tt to vote as wer wermembers werInembers werinentbere
members of the Matioiml Livestock as association aasoclatlon assedation ¬
sedation in g goOd c > d standing standingAfter standingAfter standingAfter
After a wrangle that lasted for forhours forhours forhours
hours and during durin which the conven convention conyention convention ¬
tion wandered hither and thither the themajority themajorlt themajority
majority report was asadopt asadoptNo adopted adoptedHo
No Roll of Members MembersPresident Memb MembersPresident rs
President Hagenbarth of the associ association as essociatlon ocialion ¬
ation thrn declared that up to this thistime thistime thisiliac
time the convention had b d been of a
general character and not a a conven convention CGlWen CGlWentlon convention ¬
tion of the members of the National NationalLivestock NationalLheStock NationalLlvedtock
Livestock association who alone could couldvote couldvote O Jd Jdvote
vote on the adoption of f the proposed proposedplan proPofledplan proposedplan
plan or reorganization reorf nlzatiOD The courtesies courtesiesof
of the convention to viwting stopkm stockwon stockwonhe n nhe nhe
he declared were about to cease and anda
a session 88ion of the jysociation asotiation iation proper properwould prot properwould r rwou1d
would be held An effort was then thenmade thenmade thenmade
made to call all the delegates of the as association association associatton ¬
sociation to order but no roll of the themembers themembers themembers
members was at hand and when one onewas on onwas onewas >
was brought it was wa incomplete antI atutIt 3111 3111It antIit
It required something over o r an hour for forthe frthe forthe
the first calling of the roll rollDuring rollDuring
During an interval of the rollcaU rollcaUSir roHcaaMr rolicailMr I
Mr Mackenzie of Colorado discussed discussedthe
the Happening in the committee eO rnitt room roomhad roomHe I IHe
He declared that Pre President Hag Hagenearh noar1h I I Ihad
had told him that 40000 DOO would b bnecessary 1w 1wnl htnecessary <
necessary nl eS8ary to t run the association He Heasked H lieasked p
asked where the 4vOM > was earning comirgfrom earningfrom comingfrom
from and Mr Hsenbrth answered answeredt answeredhim answeredhim I
t him by saying the dattlemen ttt men would wouldnot wouldnot ould ouldnot
not be asked to put up one cent of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the money moneyMi moneyMr
Mi Mackenzie gave it as his opin opinion opinion Opinion ¬
ion that if outside parties were put putting putting putting ¬
ting up the money they would aim aimto aimto ainito
to control the organisation and he heurged h hurged heurged
urged the livestock Uvestockmea me men to stand to together together together ¬
gether and set congress and the pre president preident preaident ¬
ident to come to their aid when it itwas itwas itwas
was necessary necessaryCouldnt necesaaryCouldnt necessaryCouldnt
Couldnt Be Shut Sh t Off
During Mr Mackenzies speech Pres President PresIdent PresIdent ¬
ident Hagenoarth ruled ru d him out of oforder ororder oforder
order and ruled that his time timeb3d toad ex expired expired cxpired ¬
pired but other delegates te8 save stave him himtheir himtheir himtheir
their time and urged him to continue continuehis
his remarks remarksMr rem remarkaMr rks rksMr
Mr Cowan discussed the proposed proposedamendment proposedamendment proposedamendment
amendment at some length len He de declared de declared dedared ¬
clared that no section of it was ger germane germane germane ¬
mane to any section of othe the constitu constitution constitution tttu tttutloR ¬
tion it proposed to amend The gov government go goernment government ¬
ernment was at this time tlm he said saidinvestigating saidInvestigating
investigating the alleged aUes d be beef trust trustand trustand i iand
and wirat would ould be the effect on pub public public publie ¬
lic opinion if the cattlemen formed an analliance anama analliance
alliance ama with the men men who are being beinginvestigated beingInvestigated beingInvestigated
I IPresident
investigated by b the government governmentPresident governmentPresident
President Roosevelt sent a message messagehere mesagebere messagehere
here said Mr Cowan saying I am amwith amwith amwith
with you What Is he going < to think thinkif
if we go to bed with 1th the very ery men menhe menhe incahe
he is investigating investigatingHe ImeBt1atingTHe
He closed by declaring d lartng that if the theplan theplnn theplan
plan of organlzatioh was passed the thecattlemen thecattlemen thecattlemen
cattlemen must withdraw withdrawCattlemen withdrawCattlemen withdrawCattlemen
Cattlemen WentOut WentOutThe Went Out OutThe OutThe
The question of the th adoption of the theamendment theamendment theamondmnt
amendment was then before toe house houseand houseand houseand
and as soon soon as the clerk commenced oom the thecalling thecnIllng thecalling
calling of the roll the cattleman began beganto
to leave the hall In large numbers Mr MrMacKcnzie MrMacKenzie MrMacKenzie
MacKenzie announced that tee ie desired desiredall de desiredall lreod lreodall
all the cattlemen to meet at 230 oclock oclockThe oclockThe oclockThe
The new constitutional amendment was wasadopted wasadopted wasadopted
adopted by a vote of 253 to 60 60I 60Atthe 60Atthe
I Atthe afternoon session of the livestock livestockassociation livestockassociation livestockassociation
association a resolution was adopted in iiicreasing incrpuslng increasing
creasing the time limit for the transpor transportation transportation transportation ¬
tation of livestock from twentyeight to tothirtysix tot1 tothirtysix
thirtysix t1 rtslx hours A A resolution was wasadopted wasadopted wasadopted
adopted favoring reciprocity treaties with withforeign withforeign withforeign
foreign countries which have placed a aban aban aban
ban on American livestock as a means meansof meansot meansof
of relieving the glutted condition of the theAmerican theAmerican theAmerican
American market marketThe marketThe marketThe
The cattlemen who had left the con convontion convontlon convontien
vontion gatheted at ihe h8 Brown Palace Palacehotel PAlaehotel Palacehotel
hotel in the afternoon and appointed a aContinued anued aContinued
Continued nued ou 4uPage Page 2 2
B BH HI SCHETTLER SCHETTLERIS
IS ARRESTED ARRESTEDCharged ARRESTEDCharged
i
Charged With Receiving Money MoneyAfter MoneyAfter MoneyAfter
After Insolvency InsolvencyRELEASE
4RELEASED 4 4RELEASED
RELEASED ON 10000 BAIL BAILWJfc BAILI BAILWIFE
I
WIFE WJfc wL ± i BEGS ON eB1b HtJTtt K3TESS K3TESSAVJdHH K1fEESO XNEE9WHBN
AVJdHH OiEETGERS O QERS COME COMEoclock COJlI COJlBE COMBB
I
lARD H SCHm1T1ER the bank bankrupt bankrupt
BE B
rupt banker whose ho8e financial dl1tt lJ lJties 1 1ties
ties have engrossed public ttentln ttentlnfor afteottetifor
for several weeks was arrested at atoclock i ioclock
oclock last evening by Deputy Sheriffs SheriffsJoseph Sherif1oeeph SheriffsJoseph
Joseph C Sharp and Axel A fl Stedo on i iwarrant 1warraat i iwarrant
warrant charging him with having r rceived rhed rceived
ceived hed money on deposit aftr a fter be lu luJcnown t tJawWn hknoWn <
knoWn that his bank was Insolvent InsolventThere InsolventThere insolventThere
There was a dramatic scene at the h hH1 hH1th hmo hmoof > rro rroof
of the th aged defendant e 3G9 Brigham street streettk streetthe
tk the first wife i who to familiarly f known knownas i i
as 6 Mary M I falling n her knees and andbegging anlbegging andbegging
begging the officers not to take her hus husband hu hubaD4 liubsnd ¬
band away awa Later Scnettler > r was wa > releaset releasetin relpa t tt
in t WWO lOOG ball the th bondsmen being beJn Genres GenresD crt > or orD
D Alder and Oeor George e Fl Gibbs eai eaiqualifying a aquaUfvlll aci aciqualifying
qualifying < in the same sum and eart eartswearing ca a 1 1awe i iswearing
swearing awe swearing ring that he possessed property pro1 frty > o oat 0atlt oat
atlt at least twice the amount of the th theIt bond bondIt bondIt
It was announced in yesterdays HsraM HsraMthat H Her Herthat rlll rlllthat
that Mrs TUlle Sutherland had dciarel dciarelthat declreltha1 dsclarithat
that unless the banker paid th thamount thaJItOunt tho thoamount <
amount due her Inside of twentyfour twentyfourhours twentyrOtHhours twentyfourhours
hours she would place the matter In tb tbhands t thands tha thahnd >
hands of the proper authorities She was wassoo waagood wasas
as soo good as her word Promptly at 2 2oclock aoclock 2oclock
oclock yesterday afternoon attrno < n she went be before Mfore before ¬
fore County Attorney Christensen aid aidtold a1dtold adtold
told him th the whole story storyCharge stOl7Charge storyCharge
Charge Made in Complaint ComplaintAt
At h her r request a complaint was Crawn Crawnup Grawnup rawit rawitup
up couched In the following tollowtncOn language languageOn languageOji
On this l 11th h day of January M05 o ofor Io Iotore kufore
for tore me C B DIehl Judge of th the city citycourt citycourt Ity Itycourt
court within and for Salt Lake rjty rjtySalt Ci 1 t tSalt y ySalt
Salt Lake county state of Utah person personally personally n ¬
ally appeared Time fihie Sutherland who bo boing b b1Dg belug
lug duly sworn by me on her oath th d1 d1say dirt dirtsay dirtsay
say that B H Srhettler s11t tt1er on the 14th 14thday 14thday 14thday
day of October 1904 at tho county COWltyS of ofSalt o oSalt
Salt S lt Lake state of Utah did commit the thecrime t ttecrime 8 8crime
crime of receiving a deposit lt as an In Individual tndhIdual hidttidual ¬
dividual banker knowing said bank tr trbe t tbe tobe
be insolvent 1n80lv nt as follows That the sa said saidB saciB < l lB
B H Schettler on the 14th day of Octo October Oct Octber t ther ¬
ber U04 at Salt Lake county state stateUtah statertah tateltah < >
Utah beta beiJIII then and there e a private privateand prla privateand t I Iand
and individual banker did unlawfvMv unlawfvMvand unlawftJand unlawfltand
and feloniously receive from Tillio Suth Sutherland Su t h herland iterland ¬
erland A deposit of twentynine gol goll gollpi golipieces < I Ipieces
pieces pi of the United States of America of ofthe orthe cifthe
the denomination of t 35 each el C the thegregate ag aggragate t tInfPte
gregate value of 9680 the property of thi thisaid 1t 1tsaid t lit litsaid
said Tile Sutherland said B H Sch h t tl ter ther
l her er r knowing that at the time tim of sa sail saltreceipt < l lreceipt
receipt of said deposit he was insolvent insolventas Insol > nt ntas
as a banker bankerMrs bankerMr bankerMrs
Mrs Sutherland took the complaint complaintthe t tthe i ithe
the city ctt court and swore to toitjite ftJtf ± tfta piv prSji prSjience prs prsence r rence
ence of Judge Dtehl who > tlwreupoH tlMreuposued tbereupoitsued S
sued a warrant for the arrest t of Sche ebo eboher t ttor ter
her and placed the service of the war warrant warraat iv at atrant ¬
rant in the bands of Deputy Sheriff Sutri Sutri1oeeph
Joseph C Sharp SharpDeputies SharpDeputies SharpDeputies
Deputies Make Arisast ArisastTlie ArI8StTile ArrostThe
Tile latter eIi accompanied by Deputy D Deputyertff < puh
Sheriff ertff Axel AXel Axef Steele arrived at the BrIg ltri
ha ham street house bo ee at 715 oclock and was wasprompely wasprompely wasprosipely
prompely admitted As soon M JiS Mr 1
SchetUer realized that her husband w WS WSuRder t3 t3under t3uader
under arrest t she became hysterical Si S 1 >
fell f 11 on her knees and begged f
the officers to have pity pit and not take
her husband away but they the vv vvnot W WDOt v vnot >
not moved by her tears of her i iportunltleg At Atportunitl t tportunltIes
portunltleg and told Schettler to get et reao reaoIn ready
In a moment he was dressed dres < cd for vr tr trstreet t tstreet
street and accompanied mpan1ed by his hi soar T
ter and Herman the he party quickly qU q ub tki ki ma rn n I
Us way to the county jail After a br breongmHittan 11 11II lireunsuitat4koes
eongmHittan eunsuitat4koes II iths moots went ent in search ae rh
boiMtaHMeR bo and were successful jCf for > r sh shuTr or rt t
Jy 1 before C oclock thsv th tbc appcurdfl at ti tictty tl tlCIty IIc1t7
CIty court with Gkoree Gt D Alder a arrg at
George F Fih F Gibbs < There was a brief deii deiipending deiay >
rrg rrgFih
pending the arrival Iy of t Judge fud DIehl 1 ad a Ii I
during that time the tb prisoner sat tiHnt tiHntand siltntand il rt rtand
and thoughtful addressing no one ant an1seemingly lnl8eelDingly antseemingly
seemingly oblivious of the seriousness t cf < t
his hi Dosltion As soon as the judge ar arrived arrived ¬
rived the work of examining the bonds bondsman bonr1JIMI bondsnieti ¬
man was as b bt begun gun and In a ft few > w momerits momeritsthey moment9tbey momentathey
they had each qualified in the t I sum of I
10 10006 though the bail was only that thatamount thaamount th thamount
amount After the bonds tad b bsignpd bsigned > r rsigned
signed the defendant and his sons a asilent aollent asilent
silent = and thoughtful left the court room roomaud rO roomand In Inand
and proceeded proceeded to their home homeActing homeActing hotneActisa
Acting Assistant County Attorney Lyon Lyonwho Lylwho Lyriitwho
who hasbtfn Investigating In ti atlng the case caS easethat said saidthat
that there was wa an unusual press of bus busness blilness bualfleas
ness in the th county < attorneys office it itpteeent t tpresent tp
present p nt but that there woulii be no dela delain delaIn delsIn
in giving Shettlr an examination < at an anmoment anJIIOment anmoment
moment the > defendant lft > ndant or his counat counatSenator COUn3foJSenator counastSenator
Senator J L I Rawlins might elect met It It1 s spossible spossible
possible that s some < > me such stci stC > may be botaken bet betaken
I taken t this afternoon a
Mrs Schettler Sch ttIer Makes Plea PleaAVt PleaVe PleaWe
AVt Ve have been cruelly cr1ell wronged ma
ligned and misrepres miSrepresented nt a l < d from fro br m the hr hrSinning h n nginning
ginning of this whole affair said ai Mr Irary Mrr Mrrary
Mary ary M Srnettler hettlfr to a reporter of Tha
Herald last fn evening nIng shortly before ffre the h ar arrest ar4 ar4rest atrest ¬
rest The TbEinterview interview took place in ti t
kitchen of the t h much talkodo talk lof < fcou bout e at o t
w ait > Brigham street in the presence of h li
husband hu oband > ar arl < l three of her sons Mr Ir
Schettler was busy peeling potatoes potatoesotherwise arl a aotherwlsp
otherwise helping to prepare the everirfi eerJr eerJrroat ever evermeal
meal and only lII interjected a remark n nin nll nlland ns nstnb
and in i then to confirm some statement mate mau
by h his wife The room was sparsely fur f filehed
H ilehed I < hed and was as lighted by n single brackrt brackrti br3 bruebOil < 1 1nil
nil i lamp I Later ater > r when the potatoes hi I
been done to a turn a long 11I table xvaa xvaanulled QOpuIled a anuiied
nulled out from the wall and on o it aft aftthe aftI ci cithe
the I ht cloth had been laid the dtsbes dlsb s nn IIi n <
knives and forks a tray of butter ani an t
loaf loa of bread were placed pI ced Such was W t tmeal th thmeal t tmeal >
meal to which the th family ramlJ was wa to sit dow dowan dO donarti J Janti
an anti < l a eq Mrs lrs Schettler said they wero werothankful Wfrolhankful a athankful
thankful for it itSo itSo itSo
So much has been said that is false falsecontinued ta1SEu falsecontinued
continued u Mrs Schettler that I am gij gijof g I
of this opportunity n to give e our side of r runfortunate tt ttunfortunate Tliunfortunate
unfortunate affair My y husband ha hat nsa
been t forced enJ to nt the trail by people e wnnri wIt
he helped and in whom h he t1 had tae J eu utrn u i
faith and confidence confid Dce You must remni rem i
her that under the old territorial tea a z zman a aman aman
man operating a private bank was wascompelled wa wacom wascompelled
compelled com lJed to insist on firstolass tirstd secu SfOC a i
ties when he ma made < te a loan He could couldyaice couldallce coal coalvance <
vance money monf to anyone whom he beie beieto bfi bito
to be reliable simply on that pers s snote anote
note That was how the trouble bk bkWhen 1k 1kWhen
When my husband opened the bank o
had a capital of 9060 6OO and that wis wisbut a abut
but his standing In the communitv commnnitfirstclass tr s
firstclass and people began to mak makposits i iposits
posits In his bank attracted no tioui tiouiby i iby
by the liberal interest he offered IOT i i ilong a along
long time he paM 6 per cent but final finalreduced f l lreduced
reduced the rate to 5 per cent I have haveways h hways
ways believed that that action was a tn tntake ii iitake
take Now one of the heaviest heavie borrV borrVere trt t tera
ere from the bank was the superictriui superictriuiof a aof
of a factor factory Twelve years no tsi h < t trowed 1 1rowed >
rowed a sum of money which it r t1 t1present t tpresent
present time with interest amounts amountsabout irnuiitabout >
about 510000 He gave his note for ftrlean t a aloan
loan but when Mr Schettler trtvl tr trcall r rcnll >
call the loan from time to time he h halways 3 3always
always put off with some sort of ofcued nn nncuse
cued Finally my husband said tij that i imust i imust
must have the money to m L h > o oobligations i iobligations
obligations and If it was W not fortheor rth t the r rhe
he would have to take legal ii I ut i iThereupon r rThereupon
Thereupon the man said If you ou oume oii oiime
me about this matter I will willbankrupt tak r rbankrupt
bankrupt law and then you will get getrhat noi noiIng
Ing IngThat
That answer 1 lit a sample of what oti otidetotors r rdebtors
debtors of the bank said when pre prepay ir irpay >
pay the loans made them In all al th t tcases
cases Mr Sohettler simpy Simj Simjnotes icX icXnotes
notes which he believed to it i < ar c cas t tas
as gold and never asked for id 11 < l 1 1security r rsecurity
security Perhaps that wtt n < mi mibut rn t tbut <
but you must remember he it w vs d dwith it itwith
with atPh i whose word hi it th fiinn r raas i iwas
was supposed to be h aa s go good i i < iiiti iiitiand t <
and he ha < t no reason tehli tchv v thai t n th thwould t twould
would repudiate their lawful deb debIiivingston dliLivingston
Livingston Case Makes Trouble Troublelt T oubc oubcit
lt has been said that Mr ttrbad frv frvhad
had known for a long timt tim ihf it his lttWas i iwas
was insolvent and that he snnuld tit nIl h hgone 1 1gone >
gone into bankruptcy lonjr bof 1 t jre tn ii1 ii1I tt ttI
I can an assure you that that i net t tI so v
1 husband always believed tinr t t te Ic Icbe v < i ii
i be able to meet all his tJiigui IF s sI ur f fi
i honestly think th that t he woi ivvhad < vo voso
so had It not been for the tli tlicase iv v vcase
case caseYes Yes it was the Uvinr lItinrton lItinrtondrove tori SJ SJdrove
drove me to the wall sail1 n t i CO K Kat v vat
at this point If I those tbi tbibeen lav Trolt J
1 been so insistent I I TTiilu ini > W WContinued I Ititinucd
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