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1 S of if 1 IT T Hrr Hrrof IN i i k THE I SALT t < J J1 J1KEr LAKE KEr t HERALD N 1 ER A LD l WEATHER LASTEDITION LAST i THEB Rain Rainorsnowjcol or FOR EDITION EDITIONTHEB snowcolder snowcolderESTABLISHED OB SALT IiA IiARain IAXE er i
I V f It HERFD 5 Sliver flltec per ounce ounceippper
ippper casting 14 c
ESTABLISHED JUNE SALT LAKE CITY < Lead rft1 in ore J350 8 O New Ne NeOk York
More About the Diversion Div rsion of IndianTrust IndianTrust
Trust Funds FundsBISHOP FundsBISHOP FundsBISHOP
1EW TORK ORI Feb 2 2The The TheEyenlnt TheEyenlntPost Evening EveningPost EvenIngI
NEW I i Post toddy tod y prints a statement statementfrom statementfrom 3tatemaI1tfrom
from th the Right Rev Re William H
Hare Protestant t Episcopal mIssion mlssionHry mIssionary missionry
Hry ry bishop bbho of South Dakota in which
he charges that the law prohibiting prohibitinggovernment prohibitllJggovernm prohibitinggovernment
government governm nt aid to sectarian aid to togovernment togOVfrnlnent tcgov
government gov rnlneit Indian schools has been beenevaded beenaded beenevaded
evaded aded and that money has been paid paidout paidlut paidout
out to the Catholic mission schools schoolsBishop schoolsBhdlO sehooisBishop
Bishop BhdlO Hares statement is dated datedSioux datedioux dtcd1oux
Sioux Falls S D Jan 5 He describes describesthe describesthe
the pecuniary embarrassment and andanxiety and3nxlet
anxiety 3nxlet on the part of the schools fol following following ¬
lowing the abolishment of the contract contractsystem contractsystem contractsystem
system of government aid and recites reciteshis rcciteshis
his efforts forts to secure some measure of ofrelief otr
relief r < iilC from its rigid application applicationCarried applicationCarried
Carried the Case Up UpIt UpIt UpIt
It was urged says Bishop Hare Harethat Harethat
that when rations and annuities had hadreached hadreached hadreached
reached the Indian country and a par parcnt
Mit who had a child In a mission board boarding boarding
ing school consented that that childs chUdsfair
fair share of the rations for his family familyshould
hould be turned over to the said saidmission saidmitsion
mission school compliance with his hiswish hisish
wish ish could not fairly be held to be an anappropriation
appropriation to a sectarian school schoolI
I ventured to present this view of the thecase theaee
case < aee to the commissioner of Indian af affai
fairs fai He rejected It I then carried carriedthe carriedthf
the case fo o the secretary secretar of the In Interior lutErior 1iitenor
terior He upheld the decision of the thecommissioner thecommissloner
commissioner I then took the matter matterup matterup
up to the president who referred ref rred the thematter thematter
matter to the attorney general Mr MrKnox MrKnoX
Knox KnoxThe KnoXThc Kno
k The statement then quotes Attorney AttorneyneraI
General neraI Knoxs reply rep upholding the theposition theposition
position of the Indian commissioner commissionerSiud
Siud iid declaring that official has no noauthority noauthorit
authority authorit to grant > rant Bishop Hares ap appUcation
plication pUcationThis
This opinion continues the state statemont statemfnt
mont was sent me by the president I Ias
as 1s his answer to my appeal This of oftourse I Ilourseo
course finally settled the case What Whatits I Iits
its effect upon xthe school work of ofother I
other missionary societies was I can canonly I
only Imagine In regard to my own ownboarding ownboarding
boarding school work it made it neces necessar
sary sar to give up entirely two of the themisRion
mission boarding schools namely St StPauls StPauls
Pauls Yankton agency and St StJohns StJohns
Johns Cheyenne River reserve and andaggregate andaggregatc
aggregate upon the two remaining
boarding schools all the boarding school schoolfunds
funds which I could command I was wasultimately wasultimately
ultimately driven to sell St Pauls Paulsschool PaulsBlhool Paulsshool
school for about half its value and St StJohns StJohns StJohns
Johns school for about onetenth of ofus ofirs otvs
us value The only comfort lay in the thefat theat
fat at that the highest executive of oflicrrs orfjprs
firs of the government seemed to tohave tolavc
have lavc been driven to a seemingly piti pitiless pitiIts pititss
less Its tss act al t by b a high and Imperative Imperativexrnse
J t xrnse Hse of duty dut that public duty being beingnot
r not to uue funds in the hands of the thegovernment thegowrnment thegovernment
government for denominational schools schoolsStatement schoolsStatement schoolsStatement
Statement Very Exact ExactI
I have gone into some detail in inmaking in11akln iiimiiaklng
making 11akln thhrstatcment lhfl ttttcment in order that thatth thatthf thatth
th thf < fact may definitely definite 1 appear RPP Rr that thatthv thatth thatthe
the th government ofllciata o lcl a 1tI lion W A AJnnpJl
Jones commissioner the Hon 15A E 1VA141thcoek A AHithcoek
Hit Hithcoek hcock secretary of the interior interiorth interiort11
th > Hon Theodore Roosevelt president presidentof
of tht th United States under advice of oft ofthp ofth
t thp th ip attorney general thcr tit Hon P C
Ivnox 1 OX reached and avowed a the opinion opinionaftpr OIr11Iftpr
aftpr much discussion brought upon uponmissionary uponrnhsionaI uponpisionary
missionary effort cftortthut that It was the set settl SQtt1pti settlcqt
tl t1pti i policy of the government not to tou toip
u 1 ip > o the money entrusted to it In aid aidof aidf aidof
of f any denominational school schoolnot not a afraction afradIon afratlon
fraction of the rations in the charge chargeof
of e > r ni n Indian agent could at the re request requpst relUeSt ¬
quest of the head of a family familbe 1be be set setI setPIart setprt
PIart I prt rt for the use of that child if that thatchild thathild thathiid
child was in a denominational school schoolImagine schoolImagine schoolimagine
Imagine my surprise < therefore on ondiscovering ondiscovering onchscovering
discovering last September that the thesame thesam thesame
same executive officers oI cers who had de declared ¬
dared this to be the policy of the gov govrnment govfrnmtnt gowrniment
rnment < and had administered the pol poly polJoy
Joy I < y i with inexorable suddenness and se sei sePJIt seity
i PI PJIt Ity had been making large contracts contractsf
t f fr r the conduct of mission boarding boardingschools boardingfhools boardingshools
schools schoolsj
I j I On the spur pur of the moment It Itseemed 1tf Itseemed
seemed f > Emld tome to nu that I might ease my myjifunlary myJlf myPr
f jifunlary Jlf unlary burdens by securing such a acontract aontract aoritract
contract for my m mission boarding boardingschools boardingslhols boardingsrhols
schools and I wrote to the Hon W V A AJones AJoms
J Jones commissioner of Indian affairs affairsasking aflairslisklng affairsasking
asking for Information He replied repliedThese repliedThese repliedThese
These contracts were entered into intopursuant intoursuant intopursuant
pursuant ursuant to a petition filed in the house housebv houseb houseA
A bv b the th < Indians of the several reserva reservations reservat1ln9 ¬
I tions the expense to be paid out of oftrust oftrust oftrust
trust funds now to their credit in the thetrrasury thetrrsury thetrrssury
trrasury of the United States StatesIn StateIn >
In answer to a a second letter he herote herotf berote
> rote me meI meI
I do not think it is necessary for foryou forOU forU
you OU U to secure the consent or even to toliave toVa tohave
have Va a request made for the tribe for forthe for11p for41w
the 11p purpose of entering int into a contract contractfr contractr
fr f r your our boarding school schoolHis schoolHis schoolHis
His Eyes Were Opened OpenedMy OpenedI Openedeyes
My I eyes began to be opened not to topay toFa topay
pay Fa to stare I recalled the whole his histry hlstnr histrry
try tnr of the action of the government governmentIn govt > rnmeut rnmeut1n
In In regard to the Interdenominational Interdenominationalschools
schools 8 < 111018 rehearSed 81 a 2Chearsed above I wrote to tothroe tothrf tothrcp
throe thrf > p or four Protestant missionary so soIf sodfif soifti I
dfif < If ifti tios and learned that their amaze amazejnrnt amaze111Jt amazemrit
jnrnt was as equal to mine I next dls diet dls1Itd
t vt 1Itd red that these contracts numbered numberedin
in 1 J u l all ulna and that eight t > had been beenmade beenmadp beenmTade
made with one denomination and that thatof thatof thatof
of the total amount of the contracts contractsviz
viz jz 102780 all but 4320 was for the thelif thellNtdH thelfl1It
lif llNtdH rtnt of one denomination denominationI
1 happen to have missionaries In the the3xiian theI thelian
3xiian I lian an country countI who have been familiar familiarly famlllarmoving ¬
ly moving about among the people peoplethre peoplethre peopleIlirre i
thre for from fifteen to thirty years yearani yeaTiPo yearswho
ni Po < < i who are thoroughly familiar with withlh withthc
lh thc < Indian language I addressed in ini inUiriS
< i uiri uiris s to these and others and learned learnedthat learnedthat learnedthat
that the petitions for these contracts contractsune contractste contractsVcFe
une te gotten up quietly that they were wereentirely weretlrcl weretireiy
entirely tlrcl tireiy unheard of by them and a aIftigp aI
Iftigp 1 gf g number of Indians for months monthsafterward monthsaftfrward monthsatrrward
afterward and that many of the In Indians Indi3ns InIiatis ¬
dians who signed them did not know knownhat knowhat
nhat 1 hat the petition meant meantI
I received copies copl sor of the petition sent sentIn sent1n sentin
In from different tribes I found the the7titions theT the7titions
7titions T < titiona to be all in practically the thesamo theRatnf theeatn
samo eatn language and language which the theDatives thelatltS thematkes
Datives would not have used They Theyw
w t crc > rr signed by women as well as men menAbout 111t menAbnut > n nbnut
About bnut twothirds of the signers merely merelyattached merelynttafhed merelyattached
attached their mark The whole num numbfT numbf sumiwr
bfT bf of signers Is I a very small fraction fractionof
of 0 If the th < tribes concerned in one case 150 150y 150signers
1 y signers fignt > rs in a tribe of 5000 Sioux SiouxA SiouxList SIouxList
A List of the Contracts ContractsBishop CantractsIii ContractsIlishop
Bishop Iii hop Hare then appends a list of ofcontracts ofonfrats otcontracts
contracts made by the United States StatesIndian States1fJdlan StatesIndian
Indian office with various sectarian or organizations organizations orgatiizations ¬
ganizations for the education of Indian Indianchildren Indianhlldrtn Indianchildren
children for the fiscal year y r ending June
80 2 next These are as follows followsSt
St Josephs school Roman Catholic Catholictotal Catholictotal Catholictotal
total for year y ar 18860 St Louis school schoolII schoolR
II man Catholic 9375 St Johns JohnsE
E hool Roman Catholic 58125 Im Immaculate Immaculate m mmnaculate ¬
maculate Conception school Roman RomanCatholic RomanCatha11c Romanath3ltc
Catholic 7020 Holy Rosary school schoolI schoolnllman schoolir
ir I nllman R ° man Catholic 21600 St Francis FrancisIhool
p I s Ihool hoot Roman Catholic 2700Q St La Labrrs Labrfg Labris
brrs school Roman Catholic 64SOStt 64S0 St StMarys lr
Marys school Roman Catholic Ctl hIIC 500 500Foss iQOi QQ QQFoss
Foss l < oss boarding school Lutheran 4320 4320total Op O Ototal
total 102780 lO 780 I
Cold Wave Extends Over Nearly the theWhole theWhole theWhole
Whole Country CountryNORTHWEST CountryNORTHVlEST CountryNORTHWEST
j HICAGO Feb 2 2The The entire north northwost northwest
lj C wost and the middle states will willcontinue willcontinue willcontinue
continue in the grasp of the pres present present prosent ¬
ent cold wave for at least twentyfour txventyfourhours twentyfourtours twentyfouriours
hours longer according to information informationgiven informationgiven informationgiven
given out by the United States weather weatherbureau weatherbure weatherbure4tu
bureau bure u tonight The coldest spot in the theUnited theUnlte theUnited
United States today was Glendive GlendiveMont Glendiveront GlendiveMont
Mont ront where 53 degrees below zero was wasreported wasreported wasreported
reported Other low temperatures re reported reported reported ¬
ported during the day were Havre HavreMont HavreMont HavreMont
Mont 43 degrees below Winnipeg 34 34below 34elow 34eIow
below 1 elow Medicine Hat 26 Bismarck 20 20and 20and 20nd
and a nd Devils Lake 24 The center of the thecold thecold thecold
cold wave is still in North Dakota but butis butis buts
is i s moving slowly southward and it Is Isnot isnot isot
not n ot expected that its full force will be bespent bespent bepent
spent s In the middle west for several
days daysThis GaysThis daysThis
This was the coldest day of the year yearin yearn ear earIn
in i n Chicago Early Earl in the morning the theofficial theofficial thefficial
i official o report showed 14 degrees below belowand Qelownnd belownd
and a < nd a mean temperature of 8 degrees degreeselow
1 below b elow zero for the day was announced announcedThis announcedThis
This Is 32 degrees below the normal normalemperature
temperature t At 9 oclock tonight the theweather thewather theeather
weather w bureau thermometer registered
j 8 degrees below and was steadily going
j lower ower with indications below zero would woulde
be b e reached before morning Owing to
1 the t he absence of wind the cold has not noteen
been b een felt as asmuCh much as is usual in Chi Chicago ChiC8 Chi5L ¬
cago C8 ° 5L o Amqngt AmQn the poorer classes of ofpeople ofTople ofople
people p ople there Is a great deal of suffer sufferug ¬
ing l ug but no deaths directly direct1 due to the therigid
frigid f temperature have so far been beenreported beenreported beeneported
reported r
Omaha Feb 2 2The 2Thebitter The bitter cold which whichas
1 has h as prevailed for fortyeight hours over
Nebraska > and western Iowa continue continueonight
1 tonight t accompanied in the southern southernpart southernPart southernart
1 part p art of Nebraska by a snowstorm
The T he minimum in Omaha was 24 degrees degreeselow
1 below b elow zero early in the day at Lin Lincoln Lincoln LinoIn ¬
coln c < oIn it was 22 2 and at Sioux City it itreached Itr Iteached
i reached r ached 30 below There was vas an appre appreciable appreciable appreiable ¬
ciable c < rise during the day but at 9 9oclock 9cclock 9clock
clock c < tonight the government ther thermometer therITometer therrnometor ¬
i mometer registered re tered 12 below Mail Mailrains
i trains t from the west were from four to tosix toflx
t six s is hours Jate In Omaha the street streetcar streetcar streetar
car c ar service was at a a standstill for fortwentyfour fortwennfour forrvcntyfour
twentyfour t hours on account of the thecold thccoJd theold
cold c old Over the entire state of Nebraska
the cold weather has been the severest severestor
j for f or many years and intense suffering
of o f livestock is reported from many
places placesKansas placesKansas placesKansas
Kansas City Cit Feb Feb2At 2 2At At 11 oclock ocl ck ckonight
tonight t the storm has become a bliz blizzard blizard
zard z ard The temperature Is 5 below zero zeroand zerond
and a nd snow is falling driven drlvcllbJ by a bitter bitterw bittersind
w sind sindArmour indo IndArmour indoArmour
Armour S D Feb 2 2The The govern governmont goernmopt governmont
mont thermometer th rtI1ot 1otor regteterod 16 below belowzero belowzero belowzero
zero this morning mOrnin S the coldest of the theyear theear theyear
year yearBloomlngtoiV yearBloomington ear earBlooin1nto1
Bloomington TI Tllsf IIIFII1I = yeTj jrlfu 2 Tweniyr Tweniyrflvo 1 s sfive
five degrees d degre coS below bt > l w zero was > registered
this thl t hlamorning morning the coldest weather wcatherthIs wcatherthIswfihr this thiswiiYrer thiswI
wiiYrer wiiYrerTrenton wfihrTrenton wI 1r 1rfronton
Trenton Mo Feb 2 2The The govern government govetnmfont governmont ¬
mont thermometer here early today
showed a temperature tcmpcr ture of 19 degrees be beov ¬
low 10 l ov zero the coldest In the history of
the station stationColumbus staU stationColumbus n nColumbus
Columbus Ky Feb 2 2Time The ther thermometer thermomoter thormonmoter ¬
mometer Jiere lere today rof roistered sferod d 6 de degrees degre05lbelm degreosbelow ¬
grees gre05lbelm below zero it being the he coldest of
the year yearDCS yearDes ear
Des Moines Ia Feb 2 2TwcntYfie Twentyfive
degrees below zero was recorded here
this morning last night being the cold coldest coldest coldest ¬
est In ten years yearsTopeka yearsTopeka yearsTopeha
Topeka Kan Feb 2 2Kansas Kansas is iswrapped Israpped iswrapped
wrapped in a blanket of frost and ice
today but without wind 1nd The govern government government governmerit ¬
ment thermometer here showed 14 de degrees degrecs dogrees
grees below zero at 7 oclock this morn mornIng
Ing This is the coldest of the year yearand yearand yearand
and cattle are undoubtedly suffering sufferingSt
St Louis Mo Feb 2 21he The coldest coldestweather coldestweather coldestweather
weather of the season prevailed here
last night and today 9 degrees below belowzero belowzero belowzero
zero was recorded recordedKansas recordedI recordedKanszia
Kansas I ans1S City Mo Feb 2 2Intense 2Intensecold 2Intensecold Intense Intensecold
cold continues in the southwest with
14 degrees below zero recorded at Kan Kansas Kansas Kansas ¬
sas City Marshall Mo and Concordia ConcordiaJan
Kan the lowest temperature experi experienced experienced experienced ¬
enced at these points since 1899 li 99 The Theweather Theweather Theweather
weather bureau promises no modera moderation moderation inoderation ¬
tion bef befJrc jre Saturday SaturdayLa tu tuLa
La Qrosse Wis Tis Feb 2 2Today Today was
10 degrees colder than any other day of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the year the thermometer registering
30 below bclo zero All outside work wae waesuspended waesuspended wa wasuspended
suspended suspendedUNFORTUNATE suspendedUNFORTUNATE suspendedUNFORTUNATE
Butte Mont Feb 2 2Wl1Uam William MeAn
drcws and Thomas Greedy minors wore
killed today and their bodies were Im Imprisoned imprhoned imprlsoned ¬
prisoned in a ciigc c ge that lies Jl s in fifteen feet
of water In the Rarus shaft They were
being lowered when hen the cable snapped like likea
a piece ofglaw of gla ginis and the th cage went to the
bottom The cable Is tested teslf to carry caIT a
lead of seven tons but It snapped on ac account account account ¬
count of the extremely fxtremel cold weather weatherSMOOT weatheract weatherSMOOT
act actSMOOT
Indian Appropriation Measure Will WfllBe Wille WillBe
Be e Amended to Take in inHis inHis inffis
His Ideas IdeasSpecial IdeasSjelal IdeasSpecial
Special to The Herald HeraldWashington HeraldWalhlngton HeraldWashington
Washington Feb 2 2111 In the senito 8en4t scnte > com committee commlttec coinmittee ¬
mittee on Indian affairs today considera consideration cOD cooskicraties ldora ldoratlon ¬
ties was given Smoots s several bills rela ¬
tive to opening IIntah Indian roserva i I
don and a tentative agreement was I
reached r18 ahed to amend an Indian appropriation i i
bill now being eonsldered eon lcJered by b the commit J j I
t < > e In accordance with the th provisions of
those bllle They provide that unallotted j
lands excepting tracts set aside as na ¬
tional forest reserves r > S > rves shall be disposed of ofunder ofunder otunder J
under the general provilpns provllonsol of the home homeBtnad t
stead and townslte laws of th tile tiP United i
States and shall be opened opt > ned to entry entr and anddent and8ett1 I
8ett1 settlement ment b by proclamation of the proslI prosi I
dent which shall proscribe prf > scrJbe the manner In Inwhich inwhich Inwhich I
which lands may ma IIP hI b settled t ttled upon and andentered andentorcd andentered
entered by b persons entitled to make makeentry makeentry
entry and no person shall be bf rrrmlttea rrrmltteato I
to settle upon or enter any an of the lands landsexcept landsexceptas lendiexcept
except exceptas as proscribed In the proclamation proclamationuntil proclamationuntil
until after thn expiration of sixty slxt days
from from the time when the lands are de declared decl3roo dodared ¬ I I 1
dared open to settlement and entry cntr
Smoots bill also provides that rights of ofsoldiers olsoldiers
soldiers and sailors to make ontry ntr shall shallnot shallnot shallnot
not be abridged abrld ed and that lands opened openedto
to settlpmont and entry and remaining
undisposed of at the expiration of five fiveyears lve I Iyears
years shall be sold for or cash by the sec secretary secretary ¬ I
retary of the interior not more than 610 610acres 6J1Jucres 6i I Iacres
acres to one person I IIt I
It Is believed the committee will also
incorporate In the bill as an amendment amendmentto I
to Smoots resolution providing that eight eighttownships eighttownships
townships In ranges eleven and twelve twelveYOtf I j I
YOtf wosh within th reservation shall 00 sut I I
deoI5t W Jto ilthdrawal 1thdr wal and USO uRdur the 10 re reclliriuilfon 1 1VuyjdeiiIn Icihiiifon
clliriuilfon act so far as lands my be be7Ulid b
VuyjdeiiIn 7Ulid ncdvd dln in connection with operations peratJo 8 un I
derthereclamation de th rcc1auwUou act ac
Serious Disturbances Reported at atCracow atCracow atCraciow
Cracow CracowWARSAW CracowWARSAW CraciowWARSAW
Vienna Feb 2 2Scrious Serious dis disturbances disturbances 1isturbances
turbances are reported at Cra Cracow Cracow Cracow
cow Tonight thousands of work workmen
I men gathered at the monument of ofthe
j the poet Wicziewicz ivhere Deputy DeputtDaszinski
4 Daszinskl the leader of the Gall Gallcian
clan Socialists made a speech spe > ch de denouncing denouncing donouncing
nouncing the th emperor of Russia Russiawhose Russiawhose
whose portrait was torn amid amidshouts amidshouts
> shouts of vengeance The Th police policedispersqd polleedispers
dispersqd dispers d the demonstration FIf FIfteen FIfteon
teen persons were ere seriously seriouslywounded seriouslyWounded
wounded and andmany many were arrested arrestedIARSAW arrestedWARSAW arrestedIAIARSAW
IAIARSAW IARSAW Feb 2 1243 p m mThe mT my
WARSAW y V The T e morning passed quietly The Thefactory Thefactory Thefactory
factory districts are ar stronglyuarded strongly stronglyeuarded stronglyguarded
guarded by troops Warsaw continues continuesin
in a state of siege siegeAll siegeAU siegeAll
All the bodies of those killed in the theriots theriots theriots
riots have been removed from their theirhomes theirhomes theirhomes
homes to police stations The rela relatives relalives reintives ¬
tives are not permitted to bury them themFrom themFrom themFrom
From the police station in the Novi NoviSviat NoviSYiat NoviSviat
Sviat district alone the corpses of offifty offifty offifty
fifty men and two women were taken takenMonday takenMonday
Monday night Jn four hospital vans vansto vansto vansto
to the Jewish Lutheran and Catholic Catholiccemeteries CalhollccemeterIes Catholiccemeteries
cemeteries and will remain there for forIdentification forIdentlflC8tlon foridentification
Identification until Tuesday TuCSda Twenty Twentyone Twentyone
one bodies are still unidentified unidentifiedThieves unidentifiedThieves unidentifiedThieves
Thieves Put to DeathDuring Death DeathDuring
During the riots of Sunday and Mon Monday Monday Monday ¬
day the workmens residence district districtwas districtwas
was unprotected by police and the thehooligans thehooligans thehooligans
hooligans seized the opportunity to toplunder toplunder toplunder
plunder many dwellings A large largebody largebod
body bod of workmen yesterday esterda went cnt to a asuburb asuburb asuburb
suburb where criminals criminalsabound abound and andinstituted andinstituted andInstituted
instituted a rigorous search of their theirhouses theirhouses
houses Wherever they were able to toidentify toIdentlr toidentify
identify Identlr stolen property the workmen workmenpromptly workmlnpromptJ
promptly killed the persons who had hadIt hadit hadIt
It In their possession About a hun hundred hundred hundred ¬
dred other criminals were werA injured In Infighting infighUng infighting
fighting with the workmen wor1tJn n The lat latter latter hatter ¬
ter were riot ot only actuated by revenge revengefor revengefor revengefor
for their losses but were enraged enr ged be because because because ¬
cause the hooligan element brought broughtdiscredit broughtdiscredit broughtdiscredit
discredit upon the strike movement movementThe moeinentThe movetnentThe
The local newspapers resume pub publication pubIf pubhication ¬
lication If ation tomorrow The editors met metthis metthis metthis
this morning and unanimously agreed agreedthat agreedthat agreedthat
that as the censor would not permit permitthem permitthem permitthem
them to tell the truth regarding the thedisturbances thedisturbances thedisturbances
disturbances they would absolutely re refrain retrain retrain ¬
train from mentioning the subject ex except except cxcept ¬
cept in the official reports which they theyare theyare theyare
are compelled to publish publishState publishState publishState
State of Siege SiegeIn
In pursuance of the governor overnor gen generals generars generals ¬
erals proclamation of a state stat stntof of siege siegeorders siegorde siegeorders
orders orde have been Issued prohibiting as assemb assembI assembl
semb as s in toe streets or meetings meetingsin
in 1 v > c houses ho es and directing the thepolice thepollC thepolice
police nd military to disperse all allstreet allstreet allstreet
street gatherings Any Anyone one found in inpossession inpossessIon inpossession
possession of weapons and selling sellingarms sellingarm9 sellingarms
arms without permission is liable to topunishment topunishment topunishment
punishment Ih the event of disturb disturbances dIsturbances disturbances ¬
ances balconies and windows adjacent adjacentto
to the scene of the disorders must be bevacated beyacated bevacated
vacated and closed The occupants of ofhouses ofhou ofhouses
houses hou es will be held responsible should shouldstones shouldstones shouldstones
stones or leaflets be thrown there therefrom therefrom therefrom ¬
from as well as those actually actuall guilty guiltyof guiltyof
of throwing them All violations will willbe Willbe ili ilibe
be punished by b > fines or imprisonment imprisonmentThese hnpriionmentThese iznpriiionmentThese
These orders will be enforced in the thecities theItles thetties
cities < Itles of Warsaw Warsa and Lodz and andthroughout an anthroughout andthroughout
throughout the thegovernments governments of War Warsaw Warsaw Warsaw ¬
saw and Petrokow PetrokowA
A telegram from Czestochowa Rus Russian Russian Russian ¬
sian Poland says all the factories factoriesthere factoriesthere
there are closed and serious Qlstvirb Qlstvirbances aJstprbDnces tlistprbauces
ances are reported to have occurred occurredThe occurredThe
The Socialistsare Socialists are very cry strong > there thereThe thereThe
The WarsawVienna railroad shops shopsare shopsare shopsare
are closed At Pruszkow this morning
1200 men struck struckAll struckAll struckAll
All the factori s sarc are closed at Kalisz KallszThe KaliszThe KaliszThe
The strike at Lodz Iod continues with without without ¬
out disorder A deputation ofstrikers ofstrikersreauested or trlkers strikerarequested trlkersrequested
requested the authorities to close all allthe allthe allthe
the liquor stores as otherwfse the theworkmen theworkmen theworkmen
workmen would wo ld not be berspon responsible ible if ifthemselves ifdisturbances ifdisturbances
disturbances Qccurr occurred d The orkmen orkmenthemsebes orkmenthemseWes
themselves arV are re watching the liquor liquorstores Uquorstores liquorstores
stores to prevent drunkenness d drunkennessHASNOTRETURNED unkennessHAS
Some Mistake About Aboutthe the Release of ofMaxim ofMaxim ofMaxim
Maxim Gorky GorkySt
St Petersburg Feb 3 33 3310 310 lOa a m mDetaJIed inDetailed j
Detailed reports filed at It t the th headquar headquartrict headquarters headquarters
ters of the 5t Petersburg mUltllry dis distrIct district
trict where minute records are kept keptshow keptshow keptshow
show HI m breaking up the demonstration demonstrationof
of Jan 22 of otho the thousands of troops troopson
on guard only 480 f O shots were actually
fkcdj These troops represented eight eightcijfforont i
4Jfforent un units itA from a squad 9f C cight cightCont1 eigItCont1uceion1aga
Cont1 Cont1uceion1aga Uc onrac 2
Opinion of the Attorney General Which Will Probably Bring Bringthe Bringthe Bringthe
the Wheat Crop of Canada Into Competition CompetitionWith
With the Domestic Product I
4 I
A ASHINGTON Feb 2 2Thc The attor attorney attorV
WASHINGTON V V ney general has ha rendered an opin opinion opinion ¬
ion in which he holds that draw drawbacks drawacks ¬
backs b acks may ma be allowed on exported exportedflour exportedflour exportedour
flour fl our made in i h part from imported importedwheat Importedwheat Importedwheat
flb wheat ife lie also Ijolds olds that evidence of ofbooks ofbooks ofooks
books b of accountmay be used to es establish establish esabhish ¬
tablish t the right of o a manufacturer to a adrawback arawback I Idrawback
drawback drawbackThe drawbackThe d rawbackThe
The question WWB va raised Ity h Secretary
J Shaw Sha S haw as to whether wf1 ther drawbacks dra bacls may mayegally
i legally be allowed on exported xport d flour in inpart inpart inart
part p art from imported wheat It has lia been beenefore J Jbefore
i before b the treasury treasuI department i or sev several se seral ¬
eral ral months and has ojcclted much in inerest
terest ter t erest > st aepecially i ii in > the milling sec ¬
tions t ion of the country countiyhere where considerable considerablequantities considerablequantities considerableuantitIes
quantities q of Canadian hard wheat is isennurilly isnnulIy
s ennurilly Pll s U Y imported for the purpose of ofmixing ofmixh ofmixing I
mixing mixh witft domestic don1es 1 wheat thus it is issaid Isnid isaid
said s aid inateriallB m ledalJJ Ijprosing 1 il1g ihcquwttty the quJHit1 j
of o f the thctloty flou flour r produced The decision de hI n Is in
Military Necessify Recognizes No Laws Either Civil or orSocial orSocial orSocial
Social Says the Commander of Corporation CorporationSoldiers CorporationSoldiers CorporationSoldiers
Soldiers in Darkest Colorado
R Feb 2 206Iilitary Military necessity necessityrecognizes nece necessityrecognizes sity sityrecognizes
recognizes nq no laws either either civil or orsocial orsocial orsocial
social says Adjutant General GeneralSherman G1neraISherman GeneralSherman
Sherman A Bell of this state In his hisbiennial hisbiennial hisiennial
biennial b bt report made today Reporting Reportingthe Reportinthe
the t he use of the troops in the mining miningcamps miningcamps miningamps
camps c during the two years ears of Gover Governor Govcrnor Governor ¬
nor Peabodys administration the ad adjutant adjutant adutant ¬
jutant j utant general eneral uses the following lan language language Ianguage ¬
guage guageAs guageAt
As At military commander the author authority authority tUtlIorty ¬
ity i ty and dignity of the state of Colorado Coloradowere Goloradowere Coloradowere
were at all au times upheld and asserted assertedin
in i n seeking to ameliorate a condition conditionof
of dynamite murder and assassination assassinationunder atlEuisinationunder assassinationunder
under the guise of labor that was In Intolerable Intolerable intolerable ¬
effect that drawbacksmay drawbacks ma may be allowed allowedon
on Hour produced in part from import imported ¬
ed wheat provided the customs officials officialscan officialsC1tn
can identify the foreign material and andcan andurn i
can ascertain to their satisfaction by bythe bythe
the books of account or otherwise the thequantity thequantity I Iq1Hmtity
quantity or measure of the foreign ma material material ¬
terial actually actuall present in the completed completedarticle completedarticle completedartIcle
article The attorney attorne general adds addsIt addshIt addsIt
hIt It is to be presumed that having in inview Inview
view of the dangers of mistake or sub substitution substitution ¬
stitution of material suitable regula regulations regulations regulations ¬
tions will be framed which will require requireclear requirecl requireclear
clear cl ur proof of the identity idenlit and quantity quantityof
of the imported material used the theamount theamount
amount of duty paid thereon and the thequantity thequantity thequantity
quantity of measure oif o the Imported Importedmaterial importedmaterial
material actually actuall present in the com completed cornpietod ¬
pietod article offered for export Under Underthe Underthc Underthe
the conditions which hich I have stated the themanufacturer themnufacturer themanufacturer
manufacturer in my m opinion is entitled entitledto
to the drawback dra wba k allowed U wed by Section 7cctio1 7cctio1300C
30 300C of the tariff Act oC o JulyifeJlSfli JulyifeJlSfliand Ju1y lh lhand
and 1 S6 S advise kdviseyou dise you ou
Autocratic in name and speculative speculativeIn
In Its incorporated trusts not the theunionism theunIonism theunionism
unionism recognized to associate with withworking withworking withworking
working improvement in the condition conditionof
of the honest working people of o the thestate thestate thestate
state their wives and families better betterment betterment betteriiient ¬
ment but fireeating socialists and an anarchists analchist anarchists ¬
archists funned by an unAmerican unAmericanpress unAmericanlrCris unAmericanlres
press the whole outtit will some day daycause da dacause daycause
cause the lawmakers to both suppress suppressand suppressnnd suppressand
and banish beyond the state line such suchaction suchaction L Laction
action becoming a citizens necessity necessityby
by the lawmakers and necessary necCtsar > for the theprotection theprotection theprotection
protection and welfare for the individ individual individuat individhal ¬
hal who labors for wages wages whom in individually Indlvlduul1y individually ¬
dividually and collectively I have the thehighest thehigh06t ththighoet
highest respect and iegardfor regard for as well wellas wellas wellas
as for their happiness t3 and prosper prosperity prospcrit prosperity ¬
ity it
Special to The Herald HeraldWashington HeraldWa HeraldWashington
Washington Wa hlngton Feb 2 Attorneyson both sides of the Smoot case are areworking areworlting areworking
working energetically on briefs so as to have them ready for presenta presentation presentation presentatioB ¬
tion to the committee on Saturday of this week There is much specu sp cu ¬
lation indulged In as to what action the committee will take and as to tothe tothe tothe I
the way its members will wUfHne line up for or against Smoot SmootSenator SmootSenator SmootSenator
Senator Smoots opponents declare that the vote of the committee committeeaccording commItteeaccording committeeaccording
according to the present sentiment of Its members stands eight < ight against againstSmoot againstSmoot againstSmoot
Smoot to four for him Thos ThoHIl < j oppusil OJu l to him are declared to be Pettus PettusDubois PettusDuoois PettusDubois
Dubois Bailey Overman and Clarke Cl lrkeof of Arkansas the full Democratic DemocraticstrengthOf Democraticstrengthof DemocratIcstrength
strengthOf strength of the committeeand committee and Burrows McComas and Depew Repub Republicans Repub1i ¬
licans 1i ans ansUhose
licansThose ansThose
Those favoring faorn Smoot Sinootare are said to be Foraker Beveridge DilUng
ham and nd Hopkihs with Knox doubtful doubtfulSenator doubtfulSenator doubtfulSenator
Senator Dubois stated today that he felt reasonably reasonabl certain that thatthere thatthere thatthere
there would be a majority rqport against Smoot and if this should shouldprove shouldprovc shouldprove
prove to be the ease the matter would be pushed In the senate with a aview a aView aview
view to securing action at this session It was a matter of the highest highestprivilege highestprivilege highestprivilege
privilege and entitled to early consideration and early earl settlement settlementVOLCANO settlementVOLCANO settlementVOLCANO
San Francisco Feb 2 3The The steam steamship steamship ¬
ship City of Sydney from Central CentralAmerican CentralAmerlen1t CentralAmer1eait
American ports p rts brings news Qf a vio violent violent yb yblent ¬
lent eruption of Momotombo volcano volcanoMomotombois volcanoMomotombo VolcanoIomotomboIB
Momotombois IomotomboIB is 0150 feet high and Its Itsbase itsbase Itsbase
base forms a promontory In Lake Nic Nicaragua Nicaragua Sicaragua ¬
aragua Leon a city of 50000 Inhabi Inhabitants inbabitants Inhabitants ¬
tants Is only eight mlles from the vol volcano volcano volcane ¬
cano Village people near the erupting eruptingmountain eruptingmountain eruptingmountain
mountain fled and fears are entertained entertainedfor entertainbl1for
for the safety of Leon LeonThree LeonThree LeonThree
Three years ears ago agoMomotombos Momotombos sum summit SUP1mil supimit ¬
mit began to steam and an for a while whilethose whUethose whilethose
those living in the vicinity i ia1lit3 of the themountain themountain themountain
mountain watched the vapor with withalarm wlt1alarm withalarm
alarm There was no eruption how howCOMERFORD ho hoCOMERFORD howCOMERFORD
Chicago Feb 2 2Repre Representative 2RepresentativeFrank RepresentativeFrank cntathe cntatheFrank
Frank D Comerford who made charges chargesof
of wholesale corruption In the tb Illinois Illinoislegislature Illinois1egislature Illinoislegislature
legislature arrived In Chicago today todayfrom toda todafrom todayfrom
from Springfield and added to his sen sensational sensational seasational ¬
sational statements statementsOne statementsOne statementsOne
One man ma l at least Is going tp t1 j > the thepenitentiary then theppitentIary
penitentiary n itentlary asjaj asa a rgsult sulfco 0 ohoiaitI fth Jngmry 1IHl Plr Plrh
he h hoiaitI said aal < 1 I will wSUmaliegood malic maitegood good mlhWgeay mjfj1iiiri ai
I have thename the name of the manwJib mal1 mawhOi4 mawhOi4offered < wh ivasi ivasioffered a aofcr1d
offered the bribe as well as astttebriber tlie briber I
ever everand and and until the morning of Jan 16 16the 16the P 5 5the
the volcano appeared to be sleeping se serenely sC sCreney sereneW ¬
reneW Early that morning thick va vapors yl ylpors vapors ¬
pors were seen arising from the cone coneshaped coneshaped coneshaped
shaped top 01 of the mountain As the theday theda3 th thday
day wore on the vapor Increased in indenwlty IndonHIt Ii Iidensity
density donHIt and by noon the volcano > was wasvomiting wasvomiting wa 3 3vomiting
vomiting thick clouds of black and yel yellow yellow e1 e11m ¬
low 1m smoke Suddenly flames burst burstforth burstforth bursforth
forth and that night Momotombos Momotombossummit lIomotomoossummit Momotomboisummit
summit was a blazing torch lighting lightingthe IIghtintthe 1tghtinthe
the land as far as the coast and casting castingthe castingthe castinlthe
the glare of its fire far out to sea seaMonwtombo sealfoJl1lCJtombo seaMonsetombo
Monwtombo was In active eruption eruptionabout eruptionabout I Iabout
about fifteen years ears ago It Is surround surrounded ¬
ed by b many valuable coffee plantations plantationsSTRYCHNINE pllJntationTRYCHNINE plantationsSTRYCHNINE >
Seattle Feb 2 2rrs Mrs Jennie Johnson Johnsona
a florist well known killed herself at ather ather al I Iher
her home this morning by b swallowing swallowingstrychnine swaJlowlntrxchninc r rstrychnine
strychnine Her death had been well wellplanned Wellplanned cccl ccclplannd
planned for she had placed all her busi business buslnfSS ¬
ness affairs In good shape and sent all allher aUher al alher 1
her papers to her agent agentIt agentIt
It Is claimed that Mrs Johnson brooded broodedso I
so o much over the condition of he her son sonnn acijniIthe Qn Qnfjndvhe I
fjndvhe belle belier that her lcr dauhtcr auJhtcr whoi whoifw who l ldid4not
fw ph9oJ dldinot did4nottv1tit prolrc1 > s b Ug 1
Wj tv1tit J her ier studies that she was a made In Insnn hi hiine
snn nn ine r Mrs Ins Johnson J was 52 Sttyeara 2t years ars oC oCnd D T i
aad nd d leaveso leaCS a valuable y uabI9 estate 1
Worse Off Than When They Were WereUnder WereUnder i
Under Spanish Rule RnleTAFT RuleTAFT
t A I fASHINGTON Feb 2 2SecrClta 2SecrCltaTaft 2Secretary Secrotary SecrotaryTaft
WASHINGTON V V Taft has addressed to Chair Chairman Chairman ¬
man Payne of the house housecommittee housecommittee
committee on ways and means meansan meansan
an exhaustive statement statem nt of the thereasons thereasons
reasons which compel him to urge urgeearnestly urgeonrnesU urgeearnestly
earnestly onrnesU on congress the passage dur durIng
Ing th present session of the pending peudilJSPhilIppine
Philippine tariff bill The secretarys secJetarysr
reasons r asons are are In substance SUbS tance as follows followsVhutenr
Whateverultlmajj Whatever ulti ultiia4el Ja ly I will wlllbc be done doneoltJ1
with the Philippines P i1ipplnes th they y are neoestj lleQe lleQeslJrrUy neoesrj I
Sf slJrrUy rOy tor or tKojlext the J1ext generation a pajit pt t df dfThe C
1 TheUnited The United tf li f Statespnd tates u1i there > Is no more morereason more morercasqn morercasqn I
rcasqn f9r Qr a tariff tariffuuinst against them than thanagainst thunagainst
against Hawaii or Porto Rico or OrOUl OrOUltforritories
territories Under Spanish rulePhilip rulePhiUpPUle rule Philip
pine sugar was given a preferential preferentialrate
rate of 3 cents ct > nts per pound when im imported imrorted
rorted Into Spain while the Spanish Spanishoernment
government took all of its tobacco to tostlPpl tosupply
supply stlPpl the government monopoly from fromCuba fromCuba
Cuba and the Philippines PhUi1 > pines Now Spain SpainVuys SpainlUS
Vuys in the cheapest market and the thePhilippines thePililipPlnes
Philippines have lost the Spanish trade tradeThe tradeThe
The United States Is under obligation obligationto obligationtomako
to tomako t make good this deficiency deficienc which whichhas whichhas
has been made larger by b the Increase increaseof
of the import tax on sugar and tobacco tobaccoby
by b Japan and Australia thus reducing reducingthe
the sales of the Philippine commodi commodities com modi moditos
ties Unless the American tariff Is re reduced reduced ¬
duced in favor of the Philippines the thelaw theIltw thelaw
law urging the Islands trade with the theUnited th thtJlited
United States to be carried only in inTieriean innerican in1nerican L
1nerican Tieriean bottoms wjll be a great bur buri
i n and injustice to the Filipinos Con Congress Congress Congiess
gress should make good the heavy IH avy loss lossto lossto 3os 3osto
to the islands revenues revt > nues caused by the therepeal therepeal
repeal at the demand of the American Americanfarmer Americanfarmer Americanfarmer
farmer of the export tax on hemp a aloss aloss a
loss not made good by the return to tothe tothe tetne p
the islands of the import duty on hemp hempcollected hempcollected hiem hiemcollected
collected In the United States StatesFree StatesFree StatesFree
Free Trade N Nt t Asked AskedA
A total removal of duties on Philip Philippine Philippnc ¬
pine products entering the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UniteiStates I
States is not asked for at this time timethough timethough timethough
though it will be in 1909 when an in intcrnational intrnational
tcrnational tc revenue system applied to tothe tothe te tethe I
the islands probably will develop developenough developenough develoiS
enough revenue to enable them to have havefree havefree havefree S
free trade The opposition to the re reduction reduction reduction ¬
duction of the duties on sugar and to tobacco tobaeco ¬
bacco has been nursed nurs d by paid profes professional professJQnal professioflal ¬ S
sional agents circulating misleading misleadingand misleadlntand misleadinand
and unfounded statements which has hasnow hasnow hatnow
now developed a decided opposition to tothe tothe t I
the bill by the representatives of all allthe allthe al althe I I
the sugar and tobacco interests of thc thecountry thccuntI thccountry
country cuntI except Hawaii and Porto Rico RicoThe RicoThe Ricoi
The entire present production of the thePhilippines thePJli11pph1 thcPhilippines i
Philippines > S woulfl wou1 1 not appreciably af affect affect ¬
fect the American market if admitted admittedunder admittedunder admitteunder I
under the proposed pro > sed rates The Philip Philippine Philippine Philippin ¬
pine pin sugar sU r land is s limited is not as asgood asgoOd at
good goodas as Che fheCubaiiland Cubaiilaud and the truth truthis 1
is that the same land will produce producehemp producehemp produchemp I
hemp copra and rice much more pro profitably profitabl ¬
fitably fitabl than sugar and so It is the theheight theheight tb I
height of absurdity to suppose that thateven thatev tha t
even ev eveil n with fret free trade in sugar with the theUnited theUnited th thUnited i
United States there would be any con considerable considerable ¬
siderable increase in the Philippine Philippinesugar PhiUppinesugar Phiuppinir S
sugar product No Philippine sugar sugaror sugarOr r
or tobacco Is imported to the United UnitedStates UnitedStates sugaI I
States and only wrappers and fillers fillersare mlersare fillerr S
are raised so there Is no danger of ofcompetition ofcOJl1petttion o ocompetition r
competition with the American productlhe product productThe
The total export of Philippine cigars cigarsto a
to all countries was only 105000000 105000000whereas 105000000whereas I
whereas America produced 7000000000 7000000000cigars 7000000000elghrs 700000000cigkrs 0
cigars elghrs so that the suggestion of com comprcition compftltton cornpetitlon
prcition Is absurd A 50 O per cent re reduction retuetton ¬
duction du tlon of the tariff rates would notdo not notdo no t
do the islands the slightest good as ashas ashas a ahas 5
has been proved by b experience with the th C
25 per cent reduction reductionThe reductionuThe
The secretary in conclusion pleads pleadsfor pleadsfor pleadfor 5
for Justice for the Philippines PhilippinesNEWHOUSE PhlUppinesNEWHOUSE PhilippinesNEWHOUSE
Special to The Herald HeraldBoston HeraldBoston HeraldBoston >
Boston Mass lass Feb 2 2Thc The dallyconferences daUyconferences dally dailyconferences
conferences which have been held heldsince heldsince heldsince
since Saturday between represen representatives representathes representatives
tatives of the Majestic Copper Coppercompany Copperc Coppercompany
company c mpan > and a leading Bostonbanking BostonanklngtlrmhJe Boston Bostombankingilrnt
banking bankingilrnt anklngtlrmhJe firm hove been concluded concludedand
and Samuel Newhouse will start startfor startfor
for 01 Salt Lake in a few days to totake totake totake
take charge of the property propertyThe propertyThe propertyThe
The deal which has been ar arranged aIrangcd arranged
ranged provIdts for the issue of
200000 of 7 per cent bonds by the theJUajestlc thetIajestic thefajesUc
JUajestlc Jfearly early all have been beenplaced beenplaced beenplaced
placed Much Iuch gossip Is iaeurrent current here herethat herethat herethat
that a big i deal Is pending l > In Inp InBptcm
Bptcm p qp pJJ1QUdated pqhidatsd In voting a ag aha4ge
ha4ge g q n t bl bll
Persons Interested in Reservation ReservationWant ReservationWant ReservationWant
Want Investigation InvestigationSTORY InvestigationSTORY InvestigationSTORY
I F a resolution is not introduced in ineither ineIther inI
IF I either branch of congress before the theadjournment theadjournment
adjournment of the present session eessioncalling BessloncalUnb sessioncalling
calling for a u thorough investigation in into into ¬
to the affairs affaIrs of the Uintah Indian res reservation raeervation ¬
ervation there will be sore ore disappoint disappointment disappoIntment disappointmeat ¬
ment among a large number who claim claimto claimto
to have definite knowledge of o gross grossfrauds 5 gesfrauds
frauds there The resentment In local localcircles localcircled localcircles
circles is still aimed at the Florence Florenceand lilorenceand Florenceand
and Raven Mining 11nlnl companies The Theabuse Theabuse Theabuse
abuse of the special privileges given giventhem giventhem Ivell Ivellthem
them under the law III w opening the reser reservation reservation recerration ¬
vation is claimed to be a a scandal and andit andit andit
it is asserted if the whole matter m tter is isopened isOIJened isopened
opened up and probed to the bottom bottomsome bottomsome bottom50fl10
some names high in the councils oC the thenation thenation thenation
nation will be smirched smirchedIt smirch d dIt
It is the beliefof belie of some who have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been watching the course of events fve ts with withdeep withdecp withdeep
deep Interest that the opening of the thereservation thereserVRtion thereservation
reservation will be postponed j0 to some someday someday me med
day d still far in the future that fol following fol10ln following ¬
lowing 10ln this a resolution will be adopted adoptedby adoptedby
by congress providing that an investi investigation Im Investigatioii 5ti 5tig6tlon ¬
gation be made with a view t to aiMtul aiMtulHng anRUIlins aflauiling
ling the special privilege given to the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two companies named and this may maythrow ma mathlOw maythrow
throw the whole matter back Into con congress conSle3S congi ¬
gress gressHow Sle3SHow gi ass assHow
How First Lease Was Obtained ObtainedSome ObtainedSome ObtainedSome
Some idea id of how the present pr tangle tt1lnglein t tanglen ngle nglein
in i n the reservation has come about may maybj mayb maygained
bj b gained ined from the story stor told by F FAVC FVC Fv
AVC v C Hathenbruck of o his operations in inthe inthe Inhe
the t he Ulntah reservation reservationI
to I have been in the reservation more moreor moreor morer
or o r less for the last l st sixteen years ears Mr MrI lIrHikthenbruck Mrathenbruck
I Hathenbruck H Ho Hl said yesterday e terda I knew knewof knewof knewf
of o f the original Caleb Rhodes mineral minerallocations minerallotatlons mineralocations
locations l and back in the days when wheni whenColonel whenolonel
Colonel C Randelet was Indian agent at atWhite atrJ1lte atvhite
ile White i rJ1lte Rocks I began trying to get a alease a alease aase
lease le ase from the Indians for 480000 acres acresof acresof acresf
of o f valuable mineral land in the Uintah Uintahreservation Uintaheservation
reservation reservation r I went to Colonel Rande KandeI Randelet
let l et and told him what I wanted to do doHe dQHe doe
Hm He H e said he favored it and permitted permittedme
Hm me m e to go among the Indians to explain explainmy eplalnI
my m y proposition to them I camped with withhem withthem withhem
hem t went from tepee to tepee some sometimes sometimes someimes ¬
t times with an interpreter and some sometimes somtimes someimes ¬
times t without because be use I could speak speakthe speakthe speakhe
the t he Indian language myself Before I Iwas Iwas Ias
was w as ready to call the Indians in open opencouncil opencouncil openouncil
council c In the matter Colonel Rande Bandelet Randelet Randeet ¬
let l et told me he had resigned r tgned and that thatic thathe
he h hh ic e did not wish to do anything to em embarrass embarr emarness ¬
barrass barr h arness ss his successor successor that he desired desiredto desireqto
to t o leave him free to act in this JI8tter miater mat matter ¬
ter t er
erCaptain Captain William R Be Beck k succeeded succeededRndolet succeededandelet luocecdedRandeJet
Rndolet R and I went to him He said saidlis saidhis saidis
1 his h is predecessor had explained the whole wholesituation wholesituation wholeituation
s situation s to him and that lie favored favoredmy faoredJny favoredy
i my Jny m y proposition He permitted perml me to togo togo too
f go g o ahead with my ncgotiatkHM with the theIndiaite thendians
J Indians IndiaiteMakes I ndiansMakes
Makes Treaty tre ty For Government GovernmentAt Golc ent entAt
At this thj same t5 m tUne tftero w W1l8 s an al allotment a aotment
l commission in the reservation reservationto erUon erUonto
t to t o induce the Uintah Indians to ui give givethe givehe ive ivethc
1 the t he Uncompahgrc Indians lndl ns a portion of oftheirland oftheIr ofheir
theirland theIr t land They had been moved in inrom infrom inrom
J from f rom Meeker Colo Cob and were on the theJncompahgre theUncompahgre theiiconlpahgre
1 Jncompahgre U reservation re enation temporarily temporarilyThe temporarUrhe
The government wished to settle them themon themon themct
on O < ct a portion of the Uintah reservation reservationand
and a nd a commission commI ion composed of Jeffries Jeffrieslarper JeffriesHarper Jeltriesiarper
Harper I and H P Myton M ton was there for forthat forthat forhat
that t hat purpose These men worked for forwo fortwo forwo
two t wo years ear8 without success Finally Finallythe
1 the t hey asked me to use my mInnuence influence with withhe withthe withhe
the t he Indians to induce them to accept acceptthe Rcceptthe accepthe
1 the t he offer of the government soYerJ1m Jtt In three threeweeks threeweek6 threeweeks
weeks I secured the agreement agreern nt of every everyndian
Indian I in the reservation reserYal uR to the allot allotment aUotnnt allotient ¬
ment n
While all this was going goingon on another anotherspecial anothersfecial anotherreeial
special s commission headed by Inspector InspectorBartch InapectorBartch InspectorBartch
Bartch visited the reservation and in investigated investigated Investigated ¬
vestigated all that was wasf being beln done doneSpecial doneSpecial doneSpecial
Special Indian Inspector Reynolds was wason wason wason
on the ground also so that If I there had hadbeen hadbten haden
been b en any thing wrong about my dealing dealingwith deaUngwith dealingWith
with the Indians It would have been beenknown
known knownThere knownThere knownThere
There was dirtywork dirty work enough to pre prevent prevent provent ¬
vent me from securing my m lease Ieas I was wasshot wasshot wasshot
shot at a number of times I held my
life l ife to be in danger all the time An Anattempt Anattempt AnKttempt
attempt was made to bribe Captain
Beck through his hl son to have him beat beatme beatme beatme
me but in spite of all this I won I Igot Igot Igot
got the consent individually of overy overyone
one of the 9SO Indians in the reeerva resenrRtion reservation
tion to my lease and then Icalled I caned the
Indians together in open council co n U at
White Rocks This open council was wasrequired wasrequired wasrequired
required by the law to make the lease
Strategy to Get Chief ChiefAll ChiefAll
All the Indians in the reservation reservationgathered reservationgathered
gathered except old Chief Tubby Xubb and andnone andnone andnone
none of them would sign my lease or
the allotment to the Uncompahgres Uncompahgreswithout UncompalJgreswithout Uncornpahgreswithout
without Chief Tabby Tabb The commission commissioners ¬
ers were at their wits ends and it
looked as though the whole matter matterwould matterwould matterwould
would fall through I suggested that thatwe thatwe thatwe
we send for Chief Tabby and bring him
in Nona of the commissioners wouldgo would wouldgo wouldgo
go none of the Indians would go 0 I Icould Icould Icould
could get no white men to make the theFlnull
Finally Flnull I said I will go myself I
took with me my nephew Henry Nut
tall We went fortyfive miles into the themountaiJ1B themountains
mountains in the dead of winter to
Chief Tabbys camp in the creek coun ¬
try We Vefound found the chief < hiet sick and it
did not seem as though he could uld live
He was over eighty years ears old at the
time and might have been ninety I
doctored him In his camp camp for a a week weekand
and then told him he was well enough
to go to the council He consented to
make the trip We Ye put him hmin into a u lum ¬
ber wagon and started We e would
travel three or four miles in the warm ¬
est part of the
day Then we would w uld
stop for the night build up upa a great fire fire
and fill Chief Tabby wth hot tea and
coffee to thaw him out The weather
was bitter cold and the snow was deep
We were In danger of being frozen to
death all the time and of being burled
In an avalanche many times
061 I sent runners on ahead to notify
the others that we were coming so S
that they would keep the Indians from
straying off I sent word to have a
feast prepared for all the Indians for
the day of our
arrival When we wereached wereached
reached White Rocks and every Indian Indianwas Indianwas
was enjoying enjo InG a good hot meal old Chief
Tabby got up on the springseat sprIng seat of the thewagon thewagon thewagon
wagon and made them a a speech sP eOh telling
them to sign my lease ease and the allot allotment alotment allotmeat ¬
ment to the Uncompahgres UncompahgresTabby Uncompahge Uncompahgreslabby
Tabby Given Concession ConcessionThis ConcessionThis
This was December Deember 18 1897 19i Later Laterin Lae
in the day I called cled the twentyone twentyonechiefs twentyonechiefs
twentone twentonechief
chiefs chief Including icludIng Chief Chle Tabby into Int a acouncil acounci acouncil
council counci and we talked the whole wh whale le mat ¬
ter over Everything r was open oppr and andwas andabove andabove
above board Chief Tabby Tabby baid ifd he hewas e eS
was S very ry old and would d not 1ot llva 1 lo o get getContinued hottho gtthe
the benettsot benefits Of tIle let leailt go was waaContinued
Continued Contued on Pate Pa e 2J Z

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