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CARLISLE WILL WILLCLOSE vVILLCLOSE
CLOSE THE CASE CASEJudge CASEJudge
Judge Tayler Opened Open d the Argument Argumentin
in the Smoot Trial TrialFACTS TrialFACTS
FACTS WERE BROUGHT OUT OUTDEFENSE OUTDEFENSE OUTDEFENSE
DEFENSE WILL CONSUME THE THETIME THETIME THETIME
TIME TODAY TODAYfSpecial TODAYfSlJec181 TODAYSjecZaI
fSpecial to The Herald Heraldw MeTalpl
pl 11 ASHINGTON Jan 26 6In Iu a man manner mannet manV
w V V net both forceful and convincing convilleinJtdge conv1teingJ4
Adge J4 dge R W V Tayler attorney for forthe forthe or orthe
the prot protStants stants today presented pre ented an a ex extended extended e etended ¬
tended argument before the senate com committee committee Con2TIttee ¬
mittee on privileges and elections show showing MOWing showirg ¬
ing why jy in the light of the testimony
that hus h been b en taken Senator S nator Reed ReedSmoot ReedSmoot UeedSnioot
Smoot should be denied u seat in the theUnlted theUnIted
UnIted States senate Mr Tayler spoke spokethroughout spokethroughout spokethroughout
throughout the morning and afternoon afternoonsessions aftertwon5esslons afternooness1ons
sessions concluding his argument just justbefore justbefore justbefore
before the committee adjourned His Hisargument Hisargument Hisargument
argument showed his keen active mind mindIlls
Ills 15 ability to get at the essential points pointsthat po pojitsthat ts tsthat
that have been brought brou ht out by the tes testimony testimony teatimony ¬
timony and his adroitness in arraying
Ills 1Is facts in a manner to most effec effectively Offect1el3o o1fectively ¬
tively present the case against the Utah Utahsenator Utahsenator Utahsenator
senator It was the opinion of mem members members mombers ¬
bers of the committee that no stronger strongerpresentation strongerPresentation strongerprcsentatIon
presentation could have been made madebased madebased madebased
based on the facts available availableAttorney availableA availableAttorney
Attorney A torney Tayler emphasized esnecia
jy the failure or senator Smoot to 10lare de dedare tieclare <
< dare clare openly and freely his full allegi allegiance aUeglancc aliegialice ¬
alice to t the constitution of the United UnitedSlates UnitedStates UnitedSlates
Slates but instead his declaration that thathe thathe thathe
he would move to some other land landin landIn landIn
in case he had a revelation which he hecould hecould henuld
could not obey while remaining here hereMr 11 litireMr re
Mr 11 Tayler declared that the subject subjectIf
of If a revelation was the mainspring mainspringof
of the whole Mormon church It is not nothe nothE nothe
he argued that Mormons consider considerthemselves con5iderth considerthemseles
themselves th < > mseles as plain common law lawbreakers lawibreakers aw awhreukers ¬
breakers which fill the jails but that thatthey thatthry thatthey
they persuade themselves s that they the are areobeying areobpying areobeying
obeying a higher law by disobeying the thelaw theJawor thelaw
law Jawor of the land landSenator landSenator 1
Senator Smoot and his attorneys Its listened 1Istrned Itstened ¬
tened attentively but of course made madeno madeo
no o comment After counsel for Sen Senator Senator Seiiator ¬
ator Smoot have taken their turn Mr MrTayler MrTayler MrTayler
Tayler will speak again and an l John G GCarlisle Gar1i GarlUIe
Carlisle ar1i le will then close the case c se with a aconstitutional aconstitutlotKll aconstitutional
constitutional argument argumentJUDGE argumentJUDGE argumentJUDGE
JUDGE TAYLERS ADDRESS ADDRESSReasons ADDRESSReasons ADDRESSReasons
Reasons Given Why Smoot Should ShouldNot ShouldNot ShouldNot
Not Retain His Seat SeatWashington ScatYaahingt SeatWashingtgn
Washington Yaahingt n Jan 26 26Arguments Arguments In Inthe Inthp Inthe
the Smoot investsigation In inve tshation were begun beguntoday beJulltoday beguntoday
today Judge R W T Tayler Ta ler of Ohio Ohiovho OJtiowho Ohiowho
who has conducted the case for the therolentanls therote theprotestants
protestants > rote tanla opened and tomorrow the thearguments thcargument thearguments
arguments for Senator Smoot will b bmade bmade hO hOmade
made by A S Worthlngton of this thicity thicityand city cityand cityand
and Waldemar Van Cott of o Salt Lake LakeCity LakeCity Lakecity
City It HIs is expected that former Sec Secretary Secrttary Seeretary ¬
retary of the Treasury John G Car Carlisle Carlisle ¬
lisle will wfl1l1ose dose for the protestants protestantsJudge protestantsJUdge protestantsJudge
Judge Tayler reminded the commit committee committf committee ¬
tee tf > e that it had been a year since the theinvestigation the1nv theinvestigation
investigation 1nv tigation was instituted He stat stated stattd stated ¬
ed that the question of morals was but butiiuidental butj butiIi
j iiuidental iIi 11 d dental jyid that the principal ques question quesUnn ques1iiri ¬
tion hivoUeKl Inbl vbIriI 6wIRs wns one of governtnent fsovcrnmentand governtnentand
and law He took the position that a asenator aSllator a51ator
senator who was ns not i rospector of ofth oftlw ofth
th tlw law he wa charged to make could couldrot eott1dlot couldTint
rot lot be fitted to serve Vn un the highest highestlegislative highestlglslaUve highestlegislative
legislative branch of o the th government governmentQuestion tovornmenlQuestion governmentQuestion
Question of Morality MoralityIf
If I i thought the facts and history
justified ju ti ed it I would not say a word wordagainst wordagainst wordagainst
against the characters of the mem members membprs mombers ¬
bers of the Mormon hierarchy or Sen Senator Senator Senator ¬
ator Smoot or any of his associates associatessaid associatessaid associatessaid
said Judge Tayler I do not speak speakof
of o these because they the are lawless but butbecause butbecause butbecause
because they are not lawless If it itwere itpre itwere
were pre a mere question of law breaking I Ithis
this case would not cause a ripple rippleThe
The country countr is filled fiIJrd with law break breakers breakers breakers ¬
ers the jails are filled with them It Itis Itjf Itjr
is jf because the law they obey is higher higherthan higherthan higherthan
than the law of the land When man manmade manmade manmade
made law comes into conflict With lth a ahigher atigher ahigher
higher law Senator Smoot says he hewould heould hewould
would ould go to another country count where the thelaws thelaws thelaws
laws of God and men would ould not con conflict oon1Jlet confilet ¬
filet I am ready to admit the Mor Mormons Mormons j
mons are not breaking the laws from froma
It a spirit of o lawlessness If they were werethe wereto werethe
the to < > question would be easy to deal dealTvith dealit dealwith
with it h
p Powers of o the Senate SenateJudge SenateJudge SenateJudge
Judge Tayler then took the question questionof
of the powers of the senate to exclude excludemembers excludemfmberseJected excludenemherseiected
members mfmberseJected ejected to that body andad andadviiiced an andadve1weI ad ad111Ce
viiiced 111Ce < 1 the argument that if a sena senator s senator na nator ¬
tor was ineligible inelll ble to hold ho d office lIe heanight lIemi liemight
might mi ht be excluded by a majority vote voteand voteand ote oteand
and if by any chance he was sworn swornin Swornin
in and took his seat the senate still stillhad stIUbad
had the power to exclude him by a amajority umajorjt amajority
majority vote ote In other words if the thecause the1J
cause < j 1J ue e for expulsion is something ante antedating antedating antedating ¬
dating his election and not discovered discovereduntil discoveredUutll discoverediittll
until the senator takes bls his seat then thenth thenth thenth
th < > twothirds rule for expulsion does doesan docs3111t doesn
an 3111t n it t apply Judge Tayler declared that thatthr thatth thatth
thr th twothirds rule covers instances instancesvjipre h1stanceshpre lstancesvhrc
vjipre expulsion epttl lon is desired because becau e of ofsome ofsome ofsome
some act aetcommltted committed by a senator while whileserving whileSEr whileserving
serving SEr ng In n the senate senateSenators sen senatesenators te teenaton
Senators Bailey Beveridge Foraker ForakerKnox ForakerKnox ForakerKnnx
Knox s4 u d Chairman Burrows partici participated participa participated ¬
pated pa tf > d in iiuit4lsetis m djsauselon Ion which was caused causedby cnUliedby
by the fctst luJtstftLement statement the first flri two twotaking twotaking twotaking
taking issue with Judge Taylor TaylerWhy TalerWhy TaylorWhy
Why Smoot Siould S jould Be Unseated UnseatedTjiat UnseatedThat UnseatedThat
That the ohurch the hierarchy and andIts andits andIts
Its members were placed higher than thanthr than1h thanth
thr 1h law was Judge Taylcrs Ta lcrs chief con contention contputlon eontpttiei ¬
tention why Senator Smoot should be beunseated be1Jlseated bemseated
unseated He said that because the thechurch thehunh theI1Uih
church < received rec Ived relevations and andchurch tin tinchurch ibe ibechurch
church being beingin Jn immediate contact conta < t with withod withorl withkid
< od the church was placed above the theJaAv theR thelaw
law R of the land In closing Judge Tud e Tay Ta Taler ¬
ler said saidA saidA ai aiA
A grave question is yours yours to an answer anewer ¬
ewer 8 < 1 Reed Smoot himself is but a atrivial at atrivial
trivial t incident in the might prOblem prdblemJt pr blem
Jt rt is the problem of government the theinstitutional the5nstltutlonal thenstitutlonal
institutional question whether law or orcprlce orcrlce orprice
cprlce price shall govern people who know knowno
310 ruler but the law and no safe 5ar rule
by b respect for law lawCountry JawCountry lawCountry
Country Comes Comes First I
A senator from the state of Utah TJtah3s
3s a senator nstor of the United States He Helegislates Hergislates Helegislates
legislates for eighty million people pe ple who whobold whoold whobold
bold old as their inoat ho t cherished oherlshedpMstaaSloll oherlshedpMstaaSlollFuh piestisgion piestisgionFU pbsgioasUh
FU Fuh h a respect f for r law because ft is islaw isJaw islaw
law as as1leed Heed Sraoot unhappily for him himlias him1a 1dmhas
has 1a never felt or understood from the themoment themoment themoment
moment of his first conscious thought thoughtdown thoughtdown thoughtdowi
down to the present pr ent hour hourBALLOTING hourBALLOTING hourBALLOTING
BALLOTING BALLOTING FOR FOR SENATOR SENATORDeadlock I
I IDeadl
t Deadlock Deadl 3ead1ockntinues kC6ntinues Continues in Missouriand Missouriandi MisS Missoiirj and andwashington
i Washington Vashingto11Jefferson washingtonJefferson > v vJefferson
Jefferson City Mo Jan 26 6The 26Theninth 6Thetllnth The Theninth
ninth ballot bal1 t for or senator to succeed
FrancIs FrancisM M Cockrell taken in Joint sea seaBion aesslon sesfilon
Bion today toda resulted resultedcockroll I6sultedockr resu1tedockrOIl
cockroll ockr ll 79 NIedringhaus 76 7 Ker Kerens Xorns Qer Qerens ¬
ens ns 12 Goodrich 1 Tubbs j There Thereivere lh iere ierewere rc rcerc
were erc four palls Dr Alonzo TiiVps Tdbb is isthe ISthe isthe
the author of the antltlppling hilL bill0Assembly bill billAssembly hilLAssembly
Assembly adjourned until tomorrow tomorrowOlympic tomorrowOlympia omorro omorroOlympia
Olympia Wash Jan 26 26The The twelfth twelfthjjoint tw tth tthfoint
joint ballot for United nitd States Stat < > s senator senatorresulted senatorreeulled senitorresulted
resulted Footer FCft I 40 4 Piles 30 Sweeney SweeIeys
TS 8 WIteon 16 JonesjI Jnee Turner DemO Dem
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IFAIRGIRL t FAIR GIRL WEDS WEDSBRAVE WEDSBRAVE WEDSBRAVE
BRAVE SOLDIER SOLDIERHiss SOLD lEeR lEeR1tIiss
i
Hiss Helen Frances Warren Married Marriedto
to Captain John J r Pershing PershingEVEIftTI Pershingi PershingEVEIlW PershingEVENTORSOCJTL
i
EVEIftTI EVEIlW EVENTORSOCJTL OF SOCIAL SEASON SES0Mt SEA S N
t J rS J ii iiAND 1 t tSpecial tR
R SI T I AND P ry 3i RPPSE ROOSE ROOSEJ
lJ J r VEIl1 VE1VEREPAESNTr VE1VEREPAESNTrSpecial + WERE PRESENlr PRESENlrSpecIal
Special to The Herald HernldWSb1NGrON Hem HemI
I 1 11 StjINGTOX Jan 28 GThe The wed wedry wedding wedvV
WSb1NGrON vV ry ding today of Captain John J JPershh 3Pershiig J JPershhg
Pershh Pershhg g and Miss UHS Helen Frances lrancesarreft
Warreir arreft was wa a brilliant social event eventand eventand
and contrary to precedent was at ¬
tended ttudt > d by b President Roosevelt Four
tltou thousand nnd five hundred invitations were weresent weresent weresent
sent out for the wedding many of
them of course to friends in the far farwest Carwest farvic5t
west ana other parts of the country
Long before the time appointed for the thearrivalof thea thearrival
arrivalof a arrival rival of the bride cabinet members membersnnd membersnnd membersund
nnd their families members of the su supreme suxreme sureme ¬
preme reme court diplomatic corps senate senateand senateand senateand
and house and various branches of the thegovernment thegovernm thegovernment
government governm nt as well as the elite of ofprivate orrlvate ofprivate
private society were seated in Epiph Epiphany EplphallY Epiphany ¬
any church The decorations about the thealtar thealtar thealtar
altar were exceedingly simple there
being tall lattice work of southern sml smllax smllax am
lax dividing dhrarngthc the altar alt r and chancell and
large bunches of calla lillies at either eitherside eitherside eithersIde
side
Bridal Party PartyPromptly PartyPromptly
Promptly Promntl at the hour of 12 oclock oclockhSB oclockMiss
Miss hSB Warren arren appeared in church aisle aisleon aisleOf1
on the arm of her father The ten ush ushers usherB tishera ¬
ers all of the th army and navy and all allclad allclad allclad
clad in their uniform preceded Senator
Warren and his daughter This com company company cornpany ¬
pany was composed of General Cro Crozier Crozier Crozier
zier Captain Joseph T Crobbs Cap ¬
tain tam S A Cloman Captain A W Betts BettsCaptain BettsCaptain BettaCaptain
Captain KIrkpatrick Captain Ham and
Captain Lassiter all of the army
Lieutenant Commander Gibbon Lieu Lieutenant Lieutenant Lieutenant ¬
tenant Commander Long Lieutenant LieutenantBulmer LieutenantBUlmer LieutenantBulmer
Bulmer and an l Lieutenant Bristol of the thenavy thenav thenavy
navy nav and Major Charles L McCawley McCawleyof
of the marine corps Immediately be behind behind behind ¬
hind them walked Miss Anne Decker DeckerOrr DeckerOrr
Orr of Pittsburg maid of honor and the thebrides theLtldes thebrides
brides only attendant Captain Persh PershIng PershIng Porshbig
Ing awaited the Imposing procession at atthe atthe atthe
the altar having beside him his best bestman bestman bestman
man Judge Charles E Magoon The TheKev TheRev The11ev
Rev r Dr > r McKim rector 1 < 101 of the church churchof
of Epiphany officiated officiatedBride officiatedBride officiatedBride
Bride Beautifully Dressed DressedThe DressedThe DressedThe
The brides gown was elegant in inevery inoverY inevery
every overY detail being of heavy heav white sat satin 9atIn satIn ¬
in and trimmed with ruffles of rare lace laceover laceover laceover
over plaited net She wore a full veil veilof veilof veilor
of tulle fastened to her hair with lil lillies UllIes liilies ¬
lies of the thevalley valley and carried a huge hugebouquet hugebouqu hugebouquet
bouquet bouqu t of otthe the same flowers Miss Orr Orrwore Orrvore Orrwore
wore a dress of white liberty satin satinskirt snUnskirt satinskirt
skirt tucked and an l bodice trimmed with withheavy withheavJr withheavy
heavy white lace la e Her lace hat had hadtouches hadtouches
touches of pInk about the crown and andshe andshe andshe I
she carried carrloopink pink roses rosesThe rosesThe rosesThe
The president t and Mrs Roosevelt Rooseveltfollowed Rooseveltollowed flooseveltfollowed
followed by Miss I1ss Roosevelt and Mr MrLoeo MrLoeb 11 11Loeb
Loeb entered the church after most mostot
01 the guests had arrived and all the thepeople thepeopJe thepeople
people stood while lie and his party partywere p partyacre rty rtyere
were ere beingseated beingseatedBreakfast bQi beingseatedBreakfast gseated gseatedBreakfast
Breakfast at Willards I
A large number of f guests invited to towitness towitness tt ttwitness >
witness the tlrcceremony ceremony at the church churchwere churchwreImltedto churchwere
were wreImltedto invited to attend attundth the th wedding
breakfast LeAktastattlte at the New Willard The Thepink TheJlnl Therink
pink ball room was lined with tables tablesabout tablesnbout tablesabout
about the two sides the edges edgeso of which whichwere whichwere whichwere
were draped with smilax white pink pinkand pinkand pinkand
and white carnations were placed at atintervals atintervals atIntervals
intervals along the board boardThe boardThe boardThe
The bride and bridegroom with the themaid themaid themaid
maid of honor and the best man and andushers andushers andushers
ushers and a bevy of Mrs Irs Pershings Pershingsfriends PershingsfJends Pershingsfriends
friends including Miss Roosevelt Miss MissMorton MissMorton MissMorton
Morton Miss Hagner and Miss lls Cannon Cannonvere Cannonere Cannonvere
vere ere at a table in the dining room roomadjoining roomadjoining roomadjoining
adjoining the ball room and white car carratlons carrations carrations
rations roses and smilax with the thewedding thewedding thewedding
wedding cake as a centerpiece formed formedau
au airy array arra of decoration decorationOff decorationOff decorationOff
Off For Japan JapanCaptain JapanCaptain JapanCaptain
Captain Pershing and his bride left leftWashington leftashlngton leftTashingtoui
Washington this afternoon and will at atonpe atonpe atonce
onpe set sail for Japan the captain captainhaving captainhanlng captainhaslng
having been appointed military attache attacheof
of the American legation at Toklo
The gifts showered show red upon the bride brideUirom bride1Iom brideffrom
Uirom all parts of the country represent represented ¬
ed e a small fortune and almost filled a aroom arOOm aroom
room at the New Willard WillardpThe WillardThe WillardThe
The popularity of both Senator War Warren Warnn Warr ¬
ren r n and his daughter is most marked markedand markedand markedand
and their social life in Washington Washingtonsnce Vashingtonsnce
snce Mrs Pershing left school scho2l to be become beccme beccme ¬
ccme her fathers hostess has seldom seldomteen seldomtfen seldomteen
teen equalled C < by b a senate host hostGuests hostGuests hoitGuests
Guests From the West WestAmongfi WestAmong WestAmong
Among the t e guests from rom the western westernstates westernstates westernstates
states AVBrfc re Senators Patterson and andTeller andlEller andTeller
Teller Representatives Brooks and andBohynge andBohynge andBohynge
Bohynge Colorado Senator Kearns KearnsRepresentative KearnsRepresentathe KearnsItepresentatise
Representative and Mrs < lrs Howell Utah UtahRepresentative Utahntpresentative UtahRpresentative
Representative and Mrs Mondell MondellJudge 1londellJudge MondellJudge
Judge and Mrs Van Devanter for former to tor1er former ¬
mer Governor Richards Mr and Mrs MrsBreckons MrsBreckons MrsBreckons
Breckons Mrs rs Nagle Mrs Irs Wells VeIl Mr MrLane MrLane
Lane Miss 1i5S Reel Wyoming WyomingA Vomln VomlnA
A WesternGirl WesternGirlMiss Western WesternGiriMiss Girl Girl11IS5
Miss Warren rarren who has become the thebride thebride
bride of Captain Pershing is a Wyo Wyoming Wyomng yo yoming ¬
ming girl irl having been born in Chey Cheyenne Che Cheenne Cheyenne ¬
enne that state She was educated in inthe 111 111the inthe
the public schools of o Cheyenne and andWashington andWashlngtoQ andWasliIngtoi
Washington D C and at Wellesley Wellesleycollege Wellesleycollege Vellesleycollege
college whre h e abe graduated with hon honors honors ¬
ors iothe class of 1908 Since her hergraduatidn hertraduaU hergraduation
graduation n Mise Warren ValTt > n has been bf > en at atthe atthe atthe
the head h of the household of her herfather herCttther herfather
father Senator Warren who is a wid widower widower widowe ¬
ower and she has won on an affection affectionate affectionate ¬
ate place in the social and official life lifeof lifeof lifeJr
of Cheyenne and Washington She is isa Isa isa
a typical western ve tern girl ghlnntural natural spon spontaneous spontaneous spontaneouS ¬
taneous and cordial cordialand and with the same samefund samefund samefund
fund of practical common sense which whichdistinguishes whichdistinguishes whichdistinguishes
distinguishes her father fatherCaptain fatherCaptain fatherCaptain
Captain Pershing is a graduate of ofWest otWeMt ofWest
West Point He entered the institu institution InstitutIon institulieu ¬
tion in 1SS2 graduating in 1S86 He Heserved Heserved Heserved
served In the Sixth Tenth and First Firstregiment Firstregiment
regiment of cavalry eava1r as second lieu lieutenant lieuttnnt lieutenant ¬ I
tenant llrst ilrstlleutennt lieutenant and captain re ¬
spectively seeing active service under unaerGeneral underGeneral
General Miles in New Mexico l1excohnd and In Inth Inth intk
th Sioux Slouxwar Avar var in 188091 In 1S97 iSO he hewan lewaf bewas
wan appointed instructor of tactics in inWest InWest
West est Point PolntHe He sesved through the theSpanishAmerican theSpanlshAmellcsn theSpanishAmerican I
SpanishAmerican war in Cuba and andthen andthen andthen
then wentto the Philippines where he hewas hewas hewas
was transferred to the Fifteenth cav cavalry cavalry cayaIry ¬
alry on its organization organizationCaptain organizationCaptain organizationCaptain
Captain Pershings record in the thePhilippines thePbJ1ippines thePhilippines
Philippines attracted attra ted the attention of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the entire < country and it was made madethe madeth madethe
the th subject subjo t of special mention montIonby by Pres President PresIdent Presidont ¬
ident Roosevelt who in one of his hismessage Hamessagpc Is IsmessagePI
message tpi f to h congress stated that it itwas itwas
was un unfortunate rtulJ te that an officer with withsuch withsuch withSuch
such a reobndv ieobr could not be promoted JromotedtQ
tQ t 9 a brlgadiergenerallshlp brl qlergenerallshlp without dis displacing disp1ncing dispucing ¬
placing In rank a large number of his hissuperiors hissuperlors hissuperiors
superiors superiorsTROOPS superlorsTROOPS superiorsTROOPS
TROOPS DISAFFECTED DISAFFECTEDLondon DISAFFECTEDLondon DISAFFECTEDLondon
London Jam J nl 27 27The The Daily Tele Telegraphs Telegraphs ¬
graphs St Petersburg correspondent correspondentasserts couespondentaos correspondentasserts
asserts aos rts that General Kuropatkin has hastlegraphed hast hantlegrapbed
tlegraphed t to the emperor that his hispower hispower hispower
power is seriously hampered by the ob obstinate obst1nate ¬
stinate reluctance reluc nce of his troops from
the th European provinces to advance advanceagainst udvn ice iceagainst
against the dnemy nemy While the t lJs lJssaeks > js jssticks s ssucks
sucks and Siberians are full of dash the theJIOJ thethat
FJppQjioaife JIOJ a t rivo UO that now nbw that tha Port
ATthurhas Arthur AvtJuIrhAssfrjondored l1n sjlrjendered thoreIs thQrc is ho no ob
Ject jeClmcontlnulli in continuing the war waf
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SENATORIAL COURTESY t
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Y YELLOW JACK ABOARD THE BOSTON BOSTONOne
One Death Reported ReportedVessel Vessel Ordered to Leave Panama PanamaDread PanamaDread PanamaDread
Dread Disease Believed to Have Been Brought Broughton Bro ght ghton
on Board oard by Mosquitoes
1
Washington Jan 26 26Boc 26Becduse 26Becduseof Because Becauseof use useor 1
> of the report of the existence of ofyellow ofyellow ofyellow
yellow fever on board the theauJser theauJserBoston cruiser cruiserBoston IuiserBoston
> Boston how now at Panama Secre Secretary Secretary
tary Morton has cabled ca led instruc instructions ins Instructions truc truclions
tions to her commander comm nd r to take takethe takethe takethe
the vessel to Puget sound or else elsewhere elsewhere elsewhere
> where in the north according to tohis tohIs
1 his discretion discretionv
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I A IASH1NGTON Jan 26 26Two Two ca cablegrams cablegrams caV ¬
WASHINGTON V V blegrams were received over overI overnight overnight
night at the state department departmentfrom departmentfrom
I from Consul General Gudger at Pan Panama Panama Panama ¬
ama relative to theoutbr the outbreak t Of > yet yellow ycIlow yetlow ¬
low fever on fl the United 5 Stjitegsteam Stjitegsteamer Sttt U1f ssteam ssteamer
er Boston In the first dated dat d yester yesterday yesterday estor estorday ¬
day morning Mr Gudger says saysBoston saysBoston saysBoston
Boston arrived at Panama this thismorning thismorning thismorning
morning from cpast ports Japanese Japanesemessman I I
messman died fronvyellow from Yellow fever Pay Paymaster Paymaster
j master F P P Sackett Lieutenant W WD WD WD
D Leahy and Dr Otto Kohlhase have havemild havemild
mild cases casesThe casesThe casesThe I
The second dispatch is dated Pan Pani Panama
i ama 440 yesterday afternoon and Is isas i ias S
as follows I I
Two other Japanese artd and Privata
LufTerty have yellow fever Have Haobee been beenremoved beenremoved l lremoved
removed to Ancon where thtHhospI th hoS1l
tal is located Not safa tb r remove
three cases reported r thisnIornlnp this morning
Perry and Pierce believed to be sur surgeons s stir stirgoons r rgeons ¬
geons aboard This Infection pro progressing progressing progreasing ¬
gressing All cases seven1 seven1Commander seven sevenCommander sevenCommander
Commander Niles commanding the theBoston theBoston theBoston
Boston also has reported to the navy na y
department that yellow YeJlowfeerhas feverhas brok broken broken broken ¬
en out among amOll the crew of that ves vessel yessei ¬ I
sel selPrompt i
Prompt action was taken by b the thenavy thenaY thenavy
navy naY department frith lth the fever pa patients patients ¬ i
tients on the BOston Orders were is issued issued ¬ I Isued
sued directing that a doctor on the theisthmus 1
isthmus be sent aboard th the vaseeT to
take the jilace qf Dr KohlhaSK Kohlhas ohlha aa4 aut autAssistant
Assistant SurgfidA Su Prank 13 Mjt iecfl iecfllough 6fil 6fillough Il IlJough < S S
lough has been ordered to join the
Boston as soon as she reaches the home homecoast homecoast homecoast
coast on her way to Puget sound to loassist toassist toassist
assist the ships doctor The news of ofyellow ofyellow ofyellow
yellow fever on the Boston came as asa asa asa
a great surprise to the officials and it
Is believed by the bureau of medicine medicineand medicineand medicineand
and surgery that the cases were prob probably probably probably ¬
ably brought aboard by mosquitoes mosquitoesus 1 1a
us a < the greatest care is exercised in inpreparing inpreparing I
preparing the drinking water vater
MARINES SENT TO SANTO DOMINGO DOMINGOHurry
Hurry Orders Sent From Washington to o Colon and 2000 2000Men 2000MenWere en enWere
Were Hastly Embarked on the theCruiser theCruise theCruiser
> Cruiser Dixie
I
I
Colon Jan 26 26The The United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States cruiser Dixie has received receivedhurry receivedhurry receivedhurry >
hurry orders to proceed to Santo SantoDomingo SantoDomingo SantoDomingo <
Domingo and is now coaling Two Twothousand Twothousand Twothousand >
thousand marines were wer brought to toColon toColon toColon
Colon today from Empire capes capesandembarked capesand capesand
andembarked and embarked on board the theDixie theDixieM Dixie DixieEW DixieNEW
M EW ORLEANS Jan 26 26The The Pic Picayune PIcayune PieI ¬
NEW I ayune special from Panama says saysConsiderable saysConsiderable saysConsiderable
Considerable excitement has been beencreated beencreated beencreated
created on the isthmus by the receipt receiptof
of f orders by the converter cruiser Dixie Dixieto Dixieto Dixieto
to proceed at once to the island of San SanDomingo SanDomingo SanDomingo
Domingo where It was reported fight fightIng fightIng fighting
Ing had broken out in the streets and andbecome andbecome andbecome
become so general that the assistance assistanceof
of the 500 marines marine5quartered quartered upon Em Empire Empire Empire ¬
pire hill are considered absolutQly nec necessary nCCsary neceasary ¬
essary sary by the United States StatesThis StatesThis StatesThis
This cabled order reached the t e Dixie Dixielate Dixielate Dixielate
late yesterday afternoon and at once
a i message was transferred to Empire Empirev Einpiiehere
v here Colonel Wood had haduhio also received receivedsimilar receivedslmilar receivedsimilar
similar orders These orders were for forColonel lorColonel forColonel
Colonel Wood to proceed at once to Co ¬
lon with all his force leaving only a asmall uemaU amaIi
small detachment to guard the quar quartermasters quartermasters quartermasters ¬
termasters stores on the hilt hllfcEarly hiltEarly hiltEarly
Early this morning tHe orders were weregiven wereiven weregiven
given iven to break camp tmp The battalion of ofmarines ofmarines ofmerines
marines at Empire have only been In Incamp Incamp incamp
camp a few weeks having only been
brought down to relieve the th 600 men menv menho
n v ho had for fifteen months looked after afterAmerican afterAmerican
American interests during the exciting
times when th the R Republic publlc of Panama Panamawas Panamawas Pananiawas
was being created About four weeks weeksago weeksago weeksago
ago the Prairie carried back to Amer ¬
ica this force of men and brought the thebattalion thetattalion
battalion now in control of the zone zoneunded zoneunded zoneunded
unded command of Colonel Wood WoodThis WoodThis WoodThis
This command consists of five com companies companies cornpanles ¬
panies and numbers in all a few over
500 officers and men The officers pf pfthese ptthese pfthese
these commands nearly all of whom
have families had sent for their wives wivesalready wivesand
and In a number ot instances they had hadaiready badaiready I
aiready arrived
ISANE SANE YET HELDI HELD HELDIN
I IN It DURANCE VILE VILEMrs
Mrs Mary Hagan Once of Salt Lake LakeGets LakeGets LakeGets
Gets Out of Madhouse MadhouseBEHIND MadhouseBEHIND MadhouseBEHIND I
BEHIND WALLS 25 YEARS YEARSHUSBAND YEARSHUSBAND YEARSHUSBAND
HUSBAND JUDGE ALBERT HA HAGAN HAGAN HAAN
GAN AN MARRIES MARRI ES DORA YOUNG YOUNGItS YOUNGM YOUNGIn
In ItS MARY HAGAX HAG A once a resi resident resident
M LVI dent of Salt Lake City has been beenreleased beenreJeascd beenreleased S
released from the Mount Hope Hoperetreat Hoperetreat Hoperetreat S
retreat near Baltimore where she Sh had hadbeen hadbeolt S Sbe
been be incarcerated for twentyfive years yearsa yearszi7 ears earsu
a zi7 insane nazLe though the managers of the theinstitution thei thehstitutioi
institution i tltution say she was sane and would wouldhave wouldhiure S Shtve
have been released r lcused long ago had any anyiyie an anQ8 anyie
iyie ie come c < nne forward in her behalf Word Wocflof Wordof ow
of her reeeiving her freedom reached
Salt Lake yesterday ye < terdayp terdaypThe
The story stOl of o Mrs lrs Hagans life is like
that of o a chapter out of a novel It
bristles with intrigue false Jove de deEtrtion deEtrtlon deaLrtion
Etrtion and finally Incarceration Incarcera on in a amad anJad aniad
mad house whence she was released releasedwhen releasedwhen releasedwhen
when all hope was considered dead deadthrough
through the persistent efforts of a wo woman woman woman ¬
man who had likewise fallen within
the meshes m shes of the institution and who
had made ber escape and proved prov d her hersanity hersanity hersan
sanity sanityAbout sanityAbout san It ItAbout
About thirty years y ars ago Mrs Hagan
then a beautiful woman and Jvst j Jst ap ¬
proaching the prime of life came to
Salt Lake City from San Francisco Franciscowith Franciscoi1th
with 1th her husband Judge Albert Ha Hagttii Hagnn Hagiun
gttii They had two little girls Floren Florentine Florentine Florentine ¬
tine and ISstelle and the family famll seemed
to t be quite united In this city elt Judge
Hagan met Miss Dora Young one of ofthe oftre ofthe
the daughters of Brigham Young and
he fell desperately in love with her
Disagreements followed in the once
happy family and they decided to sep separate separate separate ¬
arate Mrs Hagan moved east taking
her herehildren children with her and settled even ¬
tually in West Bethlehem Pa PaWeds PaWeds PaWeds
Weds Dora Young in Seattle SeattleAccording SeattleAccording SeattleAccording
According to the story related In Inthis Inthis inthis
this city Judge Hagan and Dora Young Youngwent YoungVent Youngwent
went to Seattle where they were mar married marned marrued ¬
ned Subsequently they took up their theirresidence th theirresidence ir irresidenee
residence in Denver There came a time timethough timethough timethough
though when the judge sought the thewife thewlCe thevlfe
wife who ho had gone east and he found
her In West Bethlehem She was too
ih to sit up and he dismissed the phy physiciap physiclal1 physielap
siciap attending her and brought in a astranger astranger astranger
stranger The latter gave her drops dropswhich druJSwhich drugswhich
which produced exhilarating effects effectsshe effectsshe effectsshe
she says and while hile under their influ influence influence Influonce ¬
ence she was removed to Mount Hope Hoperetreat Hoper Hoperetreat
retreat r < < treat the judge returning to his hiswestern hiswestern hisvestern
western home after he had seen that
his wife was incarcerated safely In
Denver according to t the report he hewas hewas hewas
was joined by his former law partner
Judge Tilford and there they both died diedContinued diedContinued diedContinued
Continued on Pace 2
5 5
S
MISS WARREN AND CAPTAIN PERSHING PERSHINGWho PERSHINGS
< S Who Were Married In WaslJl Washngtpnestflay st9nX stX a 0 < 0 S 1
0 w i = 1oIif J
PRESIDENT IS ISSURE ISSURE ISSURE
SURE OF SUPPORT SUPPORTSignificant SUPPORTSignificant
Significant Speech of Mr Williams Williamsin
in the Rouse RouseGREAT HouseGREAT RouseGREAT
GREAT APPLAUSE ENSUED ENSUEDPROSPECT ENS ENSUEDPROSPECT ED EDPR
PROSPECT PR SPECr OF RAILROAD RATE RATELEGISLATION RATELEGISLATION RATELEGISLATiON
LEGISLATION LEGISLATIONi LEGISLATIONWASHINGTON
I A I i ASHINGTON Jan 26 6Immedt 6Immedtately Immedl Immedlf
WASHINGTON V V f ately after convening today toda the thehouse thehouse thehouse
house adopted a joint resolution resolutionappropriating re resolutionappropriating olutlon olutlonappropriating
appropriating 40000 to defray the ex expenses expenses cxpenses ¬
penses of the senate in conducting the thetrial thetrial thetrial
trial of Judge Charles Swayne after afterwhich afterwhich afterwhich
which the agricultural appropriation appropriationbill
bill was taken up in committee eC 0 th thwhole tM tMwhole thewhole
whole Mr Currier of New Ne Hampshire HampshireIn
In the chair chairMr ehairMr
Mr Littlefield of Maine put an In Inquiry Inquiry inquiry ¬
quiry to Mr Wadsworth of New York YorkIn YorkIn
In charge of the bill regarding the pol policy policy poiicy ¬
icy to be pursued In connection with withappropriations withappropriations 1
appropriations He specifically asked if ifthe ifthe I
the appropriations were to be continued contftiuecLat i iat
at their exisUng size and thereby in involve involve ¬ i iole
volve the necessity of increasing tax taxation taxation taxation ¬
ation in order to get more revenue or orIf orif orif
If appropriations were to be cut down dowaand dO1and downanti
and thus avoid the necessity neces it p for In Increasing Increasing ini inicreasing
creasing taxation taxationDemocratic taxationDemocratic axationDemocratic
Democratic Applause ApplauseDemocratic ApplauseDemocratic
Democratic applause ap lau8e WHS accorded a orded to toMr toMr
Mr Wadsworth when he replied that he hewas hewas hewas
was in favor of cutting eutU g down appropri appropriations appropriations approp appropalions ¬
ations for the army and an navy
Under latitude of debate Mr Scott of ofKansas ofKansas ofKansas
Kansas discussed the question of dis discriminating discriminating d dcuiminating ¬
criminating rates by railroads and said saidthat saidthat saidthat
that there hadbeen had been a general demand demandfrom demandfrom demandfrom
from the agricultural section of Kansas Kansasfor Kansasfor Kansasfor
for relief reliefHe reliefHe reliefHe
He called attention attentionto to the Hepburn Hepburnbill
bill regulating rates charged by rail railroads railroads railroads ¬
roads which with the exception of a afew afe afew
few fe details he said s 1d fully met the th de demand demand demariO ¬
mand for remedial legislation legislationMr
Mr Williams of Mississippi inquired inquiredIf
If the present Interstate commerce com commission commission consmission ¬
mission had done anything which jus justified justified justlficd ¬
tified their being put out of office Mr MrScott MrScott MrScott
Scott replied that he was relying on onthe onthe onthe
the good sense of the president in the thematter thematter thematter
matter whose hose hands should be untied untiedin untiedin
in order that he might have absolute absolutefreedom absolutefreedom absolutefreedom
freedom to secure men whom he hethought hethought hethought i
J
thought best suited to the work workDemocratic workDemocratic
Democratic Support Pledged PledgedA I
A general g neral debate followed on the rail railway railay railway ¬
way ay rate question As spokesman for forhis forIds forhis
his party on the floor Mr Williams Williamssaid WUliamssaId Williamssaid
said that the Democratic party was wascommitted wascommitted wascommitted
committed without addition or subtrac subtraction subtraction subtraction ¬
tion to the recommendations reeommen < latlons of Presi President President President ¬
dent Roosevelt in his recent message messageThe messageThe messageThe
The Democrats he said were glad gladto gladto gladto
to have the presidents views because becauseit bee use useit
it was Democratic doctrine and ought oughtto
to be American doctrine We will willtoemark willtoemark willtoemark
toemark the presidents tracks on this thissubject thl thlsubject thtssubject
subject declared Mr Williams amid amidgeneral amidgeneral amidgeneral
general applause And he added addedfacing addedfaelng addedfacing
facing the Republican side we call callon callS callon
on 0 n you as American citizens C lli zens to help us ustoemarkr u utoemark S
toemark them themMr then1r themMr
Mr r Bell of California CaUfor la made a vigor vigorous vigorous vigorous ¬
ous speech in favor of railrodd raUrotfd rate rater rateredsfon raterevisibu
redsfon r Tiefhr S f
Mosquitoes Mosquft es and Trusts TrustsHe TrustsHe TrustsHe
He directed directedaUentlOD attention to the alleged aHeg allegedcondition d dcondition
condition of the incorporation n laws of ofNew ofNew ofNew
New Jersey Jerse which he said had brought broughtto
to that state the name of being the thebreeding thebreeding thebreeding
breeding place of mosquitoes corpora corporations corporaHons corporations ¬
tions and trusts and were so framed framedas
as to protect New Jersey only leav leaving baylug
lug them free to prey upon the rest of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the country He charged that the im impression hupression ¬ I Ipression
pression had gone abroad that congress congresshad congresshad congresshad
had become subject tb corporate Influ Influence Infiulnce influonce ¬
once and said that If there were such suchinfluence suchInfiuence suchInfluence
influence in the halls of congress con e5S it itshould Itshould Itshould
should be promptly expelled Mr Bell Bellascribed Bellascribed Bellascribed
ascribed sinister motives to the use of ofcertain ofcertain ofcertain
certain language in the preparation of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the law creating the Interstate com commerce commerce cornmerce ¬
merce commission which provoked a aspirited aspirit a aspirited
spirited spirit d discussion discu sion between himself himselfMr himselfMr
Mr Mann of Illinois and Mr 11 Williams Williamsof
of Mississippi the lastnamed assert asserting assertIng asserting ¬
ing it as his belief that railroad influ influence infhtence influence ¬
ence was felt in the senate at the time timethe timethe timethe
the socalled Cullom bill establishing establishingthe
the interstate commerce commission commissionwas
was substituted by the senate con conferees conferees conferees ¬
ferees for the socalled Reagan bill billLanguage billLanguage bilLLanguage
Language Should Be Direct DirectMr DirectMr
Mr Bell expressed the hope that Mr MrHepburn MrHepburn MrHepburn
Hepburn when he came to explain the thebill thebil1 thebill
bill would prove that there was 11S noth nothing nothing nothhug ¬
ing sinister in its language At pres present present preseat ¬
ent however he asserted the bill was wasso wasso wasso
so worded as to what should constitute constitutea
a reasonable rate that It was suscepti susceptible ¬
ble of a double meaning Every hint hintof hintof hintof
of vagueness and indefiniteness he hecontended heCQntended hecontended
contended ought to be removed He Hedefended Hedefended Hedefended
defended the interstate commerce com commission commission cornmission ¬
mission which he said had been held heldup heldup heldup
up to public scorn and ridioule ridiouleFor ridiouleFor ridiouleFor
For the past eight years since the de decision dedslon decision ¬
cision of the supreme court that the thecommission thecoJumlssion thecommission
commission had not the right to fix fixrates fixrates lixrates
rates the commission had been the spe special special apeclal ¬
cial object of attack of certain men rep representing rQPresent representing ¬
resenting resent ng railroad interests in order to tobelittle tobelittle tobelittle
belittle the commission Jn the eyes of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the people and in order to break down downw downth downthi
th thi w confidence a the ye people have in any an ¬
body appointed by the executive executiveuIf executiveIf
uIf If he said in closing Uan an oppor opportunity opportunity opport ¬
tunity t nlty should be afforded to amend the theHepburn th thHepburn theHepburn
Hepburn bill in some particulars particularswould It Itwould itwould
would receive rece e the support of the house houseMfitihout housetJhout houseWithout
Without tJhout regard to political division and andthereby andthOreb andthereby
thereby render effective the vows os of ottrie ofth ofthe
trie th the president on o the subject subjectThe stibjectii i ilp1e
The ii lp1e e agricultural bill was read for foramendment foramendment
amendment An amendment was as agreed agreedt2 I ItQ I Itq
tQ striking out the appropriation tor torexperiments brexiieriments
experiments iu wireless telegraphy aft after aftor afte ¬ I
er or e which the bill was laid aside asideAt asideAt asideAt
At 612 p pm m the house adjourned un until untiL Until ¬
til tomorrow tomorrowROUGH tomonowROUGH tomorrowROUGH
ROUGH HOUSE IF THE THEi THEDEAL THET
T i DEAL GOES THROUGH THROUGHColorado THROUGHCoorado THROUGHColorado
Colorado Peope to Assemble in Den Denver Denver Denver ¬
ver to Hear Decision of the theLegislature theLegisla
Legislature LegislatureDenver Legisla LegIslatureDenver ure ureDenver
5
> Denver Colo Cob Jan 26 26UnsignedS 6Unsisned 6Unsisnedhandbills Unsigned Unsignedhandbills >
S handbills calling for a a mass meet meeting meetIhg meeting
ing at the capitol on March 2 i the therdate thedate thedate
rdate date set for a decision by the leg legfislature
fislature I lature of the PeebpdyAdams PeebpdyAdamscontest Pee1odYAdamsoonte8t PeakodyAdamseontest
contest for the governorship are arer arebeing arebeing
r being circulated throughout the thetate thetate theate
tate The deal is fixed accord accordipg aecordIpg accordlug
ipg to the circular to unseat Gov Goveirnor Govnor Go Goernor
eirnor ernor nor Adams and seat Peabody Peabodyand
and > the question is asked askedWilt askedWIll askedwili
Wilt you permit the he purchased purcharndpollticians purchasedpoliticians purchasedpollUclans
politicians to veto eto the peoples peopleswill peopleswIll peopleswill
will willThe
The afternoon session of the thejoint theJoint thejoint
joint legislative committee inves investigatlng Investlgatlng Investigating
tigatlng the PeabodyAdams gu gubernatorial gubernatorial C
C bernatorial contest was again con consumed consumed C CC
C sumed today in listening to the re reports rcports
C ports of handwriting experts exper Sev Sevsjn StivC 5 v vprecincts
C sjn en precincts were 1ere reported on and andthe andtlhe andC
C the experts testified that out of of22i4 > j
< 2274 22 4 ballots found in the boxes boxesSg boxeswere >
tspp Sg were written by b the sameper lSameperS same per perys
ys S t tr S
r
HOLDS 1000000 1000000WITHOUT 1000000WITHour 1000000WITHOUT
WITHOUT A BOND BONDPormer BONDFormer
Former Governor Wells Has Privi Privilege Privilege hivihege ¬
lege With land Funds FundsMETHODS FundsMETHODS PundsMETHODS
METHODS ARE CRITICISED CRITICliSEDBOARD
11
BOARD HOLDS HOLDSMEETING MEETING TO TAKEUP TAKE TAKEUP TAKEUP
UP MATTER MATTERDECENT MATTERR MATTERR
DECENT ECEXT investigation into Jn the thebusiness theblSinees thebuiinees
R
business methods of the Hfate Hfateboard 1I te teboFd teboprd
board of land commissions comlftlll lonerB re has
Jed to a demand for fo a radical modi ¬
fication of the law bearing on the th
subject It has also resulted re ulted in Incfal spa
cfal meetings of the land borrd and anda
a a request upon former Governor Heber
M Wells that hat the
securities belonging belI1 < < JDIt
to the state be turned over to the
board These securities will be turned turnedover tllnMdover turnedOver
over thIs morning and the undernd ¬
ing in I that another special meeting of
i the board will be held today to con consider conside eonaider
side the farther disposition of the th
se securities fecurfties e ecantles ¬
cantles and to discuss other important importantphases In1portantpbases importantphases
phases of the situation that are not notsatisfactory nots nutsatisfactory
satisfactory s to the new administration
The one thing that has caused cat ed the thegreatest theJireatest thegreatest
greatest concern con rn and nd that has led le to t
th the most severe criticism erltlel m both boththe the law lawand lawand lawand
and the procedure of the board is
that securities worth approximately
1004000 a majority of them tbemtlallle liege ¬
tiable were turned over to Governor < oYerDor
Wells Wel and left in his h lI possession for foryears foryears O Oyears
years without an accounting accountJn so far faras faras
S as 5 the records show and at a time timewhen timewhen timewhen
when not one cent of bond > > ond security e urit uritwas
was required re ulred by th the law lawWhat lawWhitt lawWhat
What Report Failed to Show ShowThe ShowThe ShowThe
The real situation was brought to the theattention theattention theattention
attention of Governor Jobn C Cutler Cutlera
a day or two ago o when ben the annual annualreport aan annualreport a I IIeport
report of the board for IfM was pre presented presented ¬
sented to the governor by Byron ByronGroo ByronGroothe Qroo Qroothe
the secretary This report like all allprevious aUprevious allprevious
previous reports gave an itemised list listof listof Hatof
of the t securities held by the board
but gave no Information tas to where
these securities were kept or what
disposition was made m de of them
Governor Go rnor Cutler called upon Secre
taryGroo for information on this point
He learned from him that seven years yearsago yearsKgO yearsago
ago the land board adopted a resolu u ¬
tion making Governor Wells custodian custodianof
of the securities urities belonging belon ng to the
board and that the governor had ad kept keptthe t tthe
the securities in the State Bank of
Utah This is the information that
brought brou ht about the special meeting of ofthe
the board yesterday yesterdayThere JeateroayThere
There is no intimation on the partof part partof partof
of anyone that any provision of the the1a
law 1a w has been disregarded but ut the pro provisions provisions provisions ¬
visions of the law la making seek a
business buslne s system possible po lble came m for forsevere forsevere forsevere
severe criticism It also led to a de ¬
termination to modify the law in such sucha ch cha
a manner as to make such a sttwUkm utlon
impossible in the future One sugges suggestion sugestion suggestion ¬
tion is to make the secretary of the tb
board custodian cu todian of the securities ecUlt 4s and andplatce andplace nd ndplace
place him under a bond of MOMO SOI O S SOthers
Others favor a still higher hl8 er bond and andstill andstill andstill
still others favor appointing a cue custodian etI8tedlan cuetodlan ¬
todian altogether outside out ide of the board boILrdWho boordWho
Who Constitute tIe Board
The state board b ard of land comzntasion comzntasioners
ers as at present prese t constituted includes J
Governor GO 1l101 John C Cutter TiaD Thomas D
Rees ofSanpete county Jalwete J A Mel MelviHeqf Melvflie
vflie viHeqf illeq ltllUardor Millard HeriolMl
Herse Herseof 43u4e l we weof
j of Cache and Byron Qroo of o Salt saltLake
Lake Melville and Groo are classed classedas eJa ed edas
as Democrats Bach member with
the exception of the governor governor Is placedunder placed placedunder aIaeedunder
under a bond In the sum of 1OM 1OISThe 1OISThegovernor The Thegovernor
governor is required re < lulted to furnish furnl ll no
bond bondThe bondThe bondThe
The law under which theboard the Board has
been operating says in regard res ni to the be
disposition of the securities securitiesThe leCurttie8The securitiesS securitiesThe
S The boardshall board shall be the legal cus ¬
todian of all notes mortgages and andother ndother nd ndother
other evidences of indebtedness Indebte4D aris ¬
ing from investments of state funds fundsmade rtIDdsmade fundsmade
made by b it nd shall collect all In Interest Interest interest ¬
terest due the state on all investments investmentsInterest lIvestmentsInterest investmentsInterest
Interest so collected shall be paid Into Intothe Intothe bitothe
the state treasury to the credit of
the fund to which hfch it belongs oh on the t thelast e elast
last business day da of each month
Whenever the state board of exam ¬
iners shall so f > 0 direct the interest de derived derived dorived ¬
rived from the investment of funds fundsbelonging fundsbelonging fundsbelonging
belonging to the respective state in institutions institutions institutions ¬
stitutions shall from time to time upon uponproper uponproper uponproper
proper requisition therefor be b iwed iwedfor 1UIedfor ed edfor
for the maintenance of said sai < l institu ¬
tion and whenever the tb board shall shallorder 8barIorder shallorder
order the use of said fund or any por portion portion pertion ¬
tion thereof it shall notify nott the state stateauditor stateauditor stteauditor
auditor of such order ord r and the state stateauditor stateauditor stateauditor
auditor shall draw a warrant for the theamount theamount theamount
amount stated in the notice in favorof favorof favor laYorof
of the institution which is entitled entitledthereto eatkJ entitledthereto < ed edthereto
thereto and the state treasurer trea urer shall shallpay ehal1py shallpay
pay such warrant out of the lands landsdeslgn fundsdesignated fnndsdesignated
designated designatedActing deslgn designatedActing ttedo
Acting Actln under er the authority of the thelaw thelaw thelaw
law quoted here the state board of ofand
land commissioners at a meeting soy seven soyen v ven ¬
en years ears ago adopted a resolution des de ¬
ignating Governor Wells custodian He Heoccupied Beo Reoccupied
occupied o cupif > d that position po lUon np to the dose doseof eIoseof coseof
of his administration leas tba t th aa a amonth amonth amonth
month ago agoValue agoValue agoValue
Value of Securities on Hand HandThe HandThe HandThe
The responsibility responst lUt tkwip1ace4 thist thu placed alt The tneshoulders Theshoulders tbeshoulders
shoulders of the governor and anc the thewer thepower thepower
power > wer given hi him can be judged from
statement that the annu annushow annual reports reportsshov reportsshow
i show approximately 51M8ftM 1i08 1OOU securities securitiesin ecuritleIn
in the hands of the executive at fc all alltimes aUtimes alltimes
times Of this amount aa a high as asthreefourths asthreefourths asthreefourths
threefourths or approximately 8pproJ lmately 7730 lie
000 is in negbtiable paper mostly ostly in inbonds tnbonds Inbonds
bonds that could be transferred from fromone tremone fromone
one person per on to another almost as read readily readily ¬
ily as so much IDu h cash cashThe eahThe cashThe
The exact amount of these securities securitieson
on hand at this time is not known knownThe kliOnThe
The report of Secretary Groo for 1904
is now in the hands of Governor Cut Cutlet Cutlet Cutbet ¬
let but will I11 not be printed for some sometime sometime sometime
time yet et The report for the previous previousyear previousyear nt oua ouayear
year 1903 made public a year ye r ago agoshows agoshows 10 10shows
shows 92525006 on hand Of this thisamount thisamount thisamount
amount 666472 6ti 472 was 85 in bonds alone aloneThose aloneThese 1oneThese
These are all local bonde bondGmultk bondsmsnjipaL bondsmsnjipaLcounty municipal municipalcounty J > L Lcounty
county and state bonds mostly Pracj Pr Prtlcall Prai Praitically
tically tlcall all of them are negotiable In Inaddition Inaddition Inaddition
addition to these many of the notes notesare notesare notesare
are supposed to be negotiable negotiableIn
In the discussion of this th > subject no noone noone noone
one questions the integrity of former formerGovernor formerGoernor formatGovernor
Governor Wells At Attbe the same time tii J1Ie they theycriticise the thecrltlclw theycriticise
criticise the law and they criticise crttJj e the thestate t tbastate e estate
state board of land commissioners tor tordoing tbrdoing ftrdoing
doing business in this reckless recklessturning way wayturning wayturning
turning over such a mass of negotia negotiable negetJabl negetlable ¬
ble bl securities to an individual without withoutrequiring withoutrequiring Withoutrequiring
requiring bond of any kind It is ispointed tJpotnted ispointed
pointed out that this is a a method that thatwould thUwould thatwould
would never be adopted by a business businessman businessman bus4nsman
man in running his own business bUsintl S or orby orby orby
by any an private corporation corporationWhy corporationWhy corporationWhy
Why System Is Weak WeakConceding WeakConceding WeakConceding
Conceding that Governor Wells is isabsolutely isabsoltitely
absolutely honest said one man marL and andconceding aKconcedIng andconceding
conceding that the State Bankof B nkof Utah Utahis UtahIs Utahis
is as solid as the Rock of Gibraltrar Gibraltrarstill Gibraitrarstill
still banks have been robbed and andbanks andbanks andbanks
banks have hav been wrecked before now nowSuppose nowSuppose nowSuppose
Suppose these land board securities securitiesshould scoUitiesshould securitiesshould
should turn up missing at any time the thestate thestate thestate
state would be left to hold the th saqk saqkwith SBQkwith saokwith
with no recourse on any official con connected connected connected ¬
nected with the land board that by law lawis lawis
is made the custodian of the securi securities secutitIes secunitIes ¬
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