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In Reply He Charged a Fellow Mem Member Member gember ¬
ber With Murder MurderEXCITING MurderEXCITING MurderEXCITING
A I ASHINOTON Feb Fe 13 18Not Not In re recent recent yeV ¬
WASHINGTON V V cent years ears has ha the house wit witnessed wltn ¬
nessed n sQd such a spectacle s > cctaclu as a it did didtoday didto didThtay
today to ay with Mr rr Sullivan of Massachu Massachusetts 1JasaftchufWtts ¬
setts E4t and William R IL Hearst af f New NewYork NewTurk Newturk
Turk as a the th central ntlnl llgures Both In Indulged Inulged Indulged ¬
dulged in personalities of the gravest gravestcharacter gravestharaeter
character and stirred the house so o as asto asto a ato
to arouse among certain members a afeeling afpellng aeIing
feeling eIing of the greatest indignation indignationIr In ignatlon
111 > Ir Sullivan heaped heap > d upon Mr Heurst a atirade atirade atirade
tirade of denunciation while the lat latter latttr ¬
ttr by implication charged Mri 11 Sulli Sullivan Sulllvan Suilivan ¬
van with complicity in a murder murderThe murdelThe murderThe
The affair grew out of the recent dis discussion dlsuSHlon disUSMIOn ¬
cussion of the freight rate question in inthe Int Inthe
the t he house when Mr Sullivan inquired inquiredtt
tt t Mr 11 Lamar of Florida who was fa favoring faorlng favrirlngthe ¬
voring vrirlngthe the Hearst bill why Mr Hearst Hearstdid Hearstid
did id not dofend his own bill this being
followedby iullowed b a criticism of Mr 1 Sullivan Sullivanin
in u the New No York American and Jour Journal Jour11al Jouriial ¬
nal nalSeveral
Several appeals Were ere made to Spenk Spenkr
< > r Cannon anhion to cause the two men to rfe rfesUst cleist deaist
sUst ist in their abuse of each other otherSpeaker otherSpeaker otherSpeaker
Speaker Cannon however allowed allowedthm allowedlh allowedlhm
thm lh m to proceed Mr 11 Sullivan entirely entirelyconcluded entirelronduded
concluded but In the case of Mr MrHearst MIHtarst
Hearst the speaker on reconsidera reconsideration reconi reconjdcration dera deratlon ¬
tion noticing the temper of the house housedecided housededded housedecided
decided that an accusation of homicide homicideagainst homicidengainst homicIdeagainst
against a fellow member was unparlia unparlla1nentar unparliainentary unparliamentary ¬
mentary 1nentar because it was calculated to toj torovoke teprovoke
j provoke > rovoke disorder and disturbance Al Almost AI11108t ¬
most Immediately Imr edlately thereafter Mr MrHearst 1lrIIearst MrIrearat
Hearst took his seat hurling defiance defianceiind defianceand deflancand
and declaring decl rblg that It would be his hispride hisrlde hI hI3ride
pride rlde to tc continue his hostility to indi individuals IndiIduals mdividuals ¬
viduals such as he charged Mr Sulli Sullivan SuUlan Sullivan ¬
van an to be
beSpeech Speech Was Prepared PreparedMr
Mr Ir Sullivan took the floor immediate immediately ¬
ly y after the reading of the journal at atnoon at100n al al31O1fl
noon today toda He had prepared his hisspeech hisspeeh hi hispeech
speech In advance and read It through throughcut throughout throughout
out After he h had explained the pur purpose purpose purrose ¬
pose of his remarks he read the article articlein
in the New York Y rk American to which whichlie whllh11C whirlho t
lie had taken offense This he said saidtouched saidtouched saidtouched
touched him in his representative ca capacity calaclty caiacity ¬
pacity and was a deliberate insult from fromone fromone fronone
one member of the house to another anotherAt
At this point Mr 11 Robertson of Indi Indiana Indlnna mdiama ¬
ana interrupted to make the point of ofonler ofH o oorder
order H < lr that Mr r Sullivan was violating violatingthe Yiolatlngthp violatiulmc
the rules pf the house There werequite were wereiuite werquite
quite general expressions of disap disapproval disapproval iI < Qp Qpprov ¬
proval prov l of Mr 11 Robinsons point and it itVHS itwas I Iwas
was some time before Speaker Cannon Cannoncould Caunonould I Icoul1
could ould restore order to pronounce his hisruling hisruling hi C Cruiing
ruling He held heldthat that the language used usednt m5edat ue ueat
at that time was was strictly in order Mr MrCannon MrCannon Ir IrCannon
Cannon read the rule governing the thepoint thepoint th thpoint
point and Mr Sullivan proceeded but butwith butvith bu t
with such vigorous denunciation as asagain asagain a aagaIn S
again to bring forth another point of oforder ofordtr o f fr
order from Mr Robertson Speaker SpeakerCannon SpeakerCannon r
L Cannon said he would ould have to have > to tQhear to3iear t thear
hear the words read again He sent sentfor sen t tior
for Mr Sullivans manuscript and th thloading tl1nadlng I Iadlng
loading adlng clerk elfr15 slowly sowlYrpented repeatedthe the para paragraph pararaphqt paragraph ¬
graph raphqt Qtfeatloued loued This paragraph paragraphscathingly puragrnphtblngb puragraplseathingI
scathingly tblngb assailed the presidential prosI entlal as asplratiEm aspiratlons
3 plratiEm > irations fit the g Dtnt entiernan ntlemwn cn ftl1 from New NewYork Ne1Y
York Y wk Mr Cannon ruled the speech in inorder Inor h he 1
order or er and no further interruptions were werejnade werena wernade e
jnade na e
Hearsts Reply Brief BriefMr BriefMr
Mr 11 Hearst arose to reply at once Mr MrFullivaii Mrumvan Mrlullivan
Fullivaii took his seat He H had to wait waittH waltoome waisome
tH some > me two minutes for order His Hl reply replywas rePbwas repi r rwas
was brief the sensational part being beingcontained beingontalned belnioiitalned
contained in the concluding sentences sentenceswhich sentem sentemwhich sentencewhich
which by b inference charged Mr Sufli Suflivaii Suluivau I Ivan 1
van with murder Mr r Hearst said he heassumed heassumed h eassumed e
assumed entire responsibility for the thenrtlcle thenrUcle th earticle e
article which had aroused Mr Sulli Sullivans Suiuans Sulilvans ¬
vans ans indignation although he said he heliad he1ad Ii ehad e
had 1ad not inspired it nor did he know In Inadvance Inldance Ii i
advance of its intended publication He Hesaid Hetaid H Hsaid iie e
said he was glad to incur the hostility hostilityof hostiUtof yof y
of that class of individuals Previ Previous Previous Preyous ¬
ous to this he h had reviewed the attack attackmade attackmade k rt
made on him by exRepresentative exRepresentativeJohnson exRepresentativeJohnson exRepresentativJohnson ke e
Johnson of California and said that Mr MrJohnsons MiJohnsons 11 11Johnsons
Johnsons defeat for congress was wa the tneresult thet th thresult e
result resultMr resultMr t > sult
Mr 1 Sullivan after the house ad adjourned adjourned adjourned ¬
journed said he would take ta e the floor floortomorrow floort rtomorrow r
tomorrow and answer the reflection on onhim oi L Lhim
1 him him contained in Mr Heasts speech speechEXCHANGED speechEXCHANGED speechEXCHANGED
Sullivan and Hearst Shocked Even Eventhe Eventhe ri rithe j
the Lower House HouseWashington HouseWashlngton HouseWashington
Washington Feb 13 13Immedlatfly 13Immedlatflynft Immediately Immediatelynfler ir yafter
after nft r the house convened today Mr MrSullivan MiSullivan Mr8ul1l8n
Sullivan Qlnas lfu Iris in pursuance of r no notice notke notire ¬
tire given by him last Friday FrIda ad addressed addrtNed addressed ¬
dressed the house in reply to certain certainstatements certaInftatements F
statements regarding re rding himself blm elf alleged allegedto allegeto ii Fii
to have been printed in the New York YorkAmerican YorkAmerlcal Yen YenAmenicaii
American Mr 11 Sullivans remarks remarkswere remarkswtre remarkuere
were the outcome of last weeks debate debateon debatoil
on the railroad r rate question In the thecourse thecourse th thOUV5
course of which h he inquired of Mr La Lamar La1nar
mar Fla Why Mr YV Y R Hearst Lar N NY NY N NY r
Y WitS not present to explain his own ownbill owi 11 Iibill
bill 1 billA > HI
A How the Affair Started StartedMr
J Mr Ir Sullivan at the outset stated that thatlie that1lt t t1w
lie had given his notice early in order orderthat ol el elthat r rthat l
that Mr Ir Hearst might be present to toiay tolay toiay
< iay He had interrupted Mr La Lamar Lamar11e Lamate mar marlie
lie e said because he thought Mr 1 La Lamar Lariar
mar 111 lr was criticising too harshly his hisDemocratic hisI hI S SIemoeriiUc a
Democratic I > colleagues s for their failure failureto failureto e eto
to support the socalled Hearst bill billnnd billnnd I Inod
nnd he felt that Mr 1 Hearst himself himselfanight hlmStlf111lght hImsel31iight
anight produce the desired effect Or Ordinarily OrdinarII Ordinanlly ¬
dinarily he said public men expect expectfair expecttail expec expecalr
fair alr criticism of their official acts but butwhere butwhere bu buuliere
where the proprietor of a paper is Ismember a amember amc
member mc > mber of congress he owes a double doubleduty doubledut3 doublduty
duty to his colleagues to be fair and andImpartial an anImpartial nd ndjmpartiRI
Impartial in his critioisms of them He Heread Her H Hread
read r > ad the article In the New York Amer American Amerkan Amer1an ¬
ican of Feb 9 in criticism of himself himselftvhlch hlmseJCvhleh himsellwhich
which he said had been called forth by byan byan b V Van
an Infraction of Mr II Hearsts monar monarchial mOnarchial monarihial
chial dignity and thereby thereb had been beenconsigned beenonslgned Li Liconsigned
consigned < to the political assassination assassinationof a aof
of Mr Ir Hearsts paper paperNewspaper vaDerNewspaper parerNewspaper
Newspaper Insult InsultThe InsultThe insultThe
The article In question Mr SulHvan SulHvansaid SulHanfiid Ii Iiesid
said touched his representative caper ¬
ity and is a deliberate Insult to one onermmber onerotmber on e emember
member by another anotherHe anotherHe another1Ic
He was interrupted by bJ Mr Robln RoblnPOII Roblnon Boiinsun
sun on find who raised the point that thatIr thatIr the i iMr
< Mr Ir Sullivan was not In order Imme Immediately Immediately Immediately ¬
diately there went up U a howl howloC of No No3i0 Jo Jono o
no no The speaker ruled that Mr MrSullivan MrSuJUvun MiSullivan
Sullivan was proceeding by b unanimous unanimousconsent unanimouscnsent unanimouconsent
consent consentContinuing cnsentContinuing consenttontinulng
Continuing Mr olr Sullivan said saidThe saidThe saidThe
The writer raises r lses the query quer whether whethermy whethermy 1
k my Ignorance of pending measures was wasctue wasdue wa S Stue
due to congenital Incapacity or Indif Indifference Indlff Inditfrrence ¬
ference f lence to the peoples rights Congen Congen1al ¬
ital Incapacity is a serious charge yet yetobviously yetobviouSI3 ye t tobrIouly
obviously one which a person accused accusedwould aCcusedould accuse a auoutd
would ould not care < to discuss If the thecharge thebarge th e echarge
charge < is true ho hoJtS Is not guilty sullt but un ¬
fortunate and it is surelygrievous mis misfortune mhfortune misfortune ¬
fortune not to be b able to appreciate appreciatethe ppreQlateth e ethe
the th > value of the legislative services servic s of ofthe orthe o r rthe
the gentleman from New Ne York YorkAn YOrkAn YorkAn
An Opinion of Hearst HearstBut HearstBut HearstBut
But congenital congo eoug nital ital incapability to un und undprstand Unly
ly d dprstand rstand Is a term that covers a wide widerange wIderallge C CF
F range of mental and moral deficiency dtf1cienc dtf1ciencIt
r It covers < the case of the moral degen degenerate degenrate degeiicrate ¬
rate < the thcurtfJe th unrtean n un productive shlfr shltrs
l Iss > ss s mEmber of soivty so ity and It includes includesContinued in includeContitaucd lude ludeiltir >
Continued iltir d on Page lti i 2
Will Stay Away From the House Un Tintil Until
til After His Trial j jMITCHELL j jMITCHELL I
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A I ASIUNGTON Feb 13 3Represent 13RepresentVV Represent Representative ¬ i iaUve
VV alive John N Williamson of Ore Oregon Oregon ¬
gon who on Saturday last was wasndicted
indicted i by the federal grand jury ju at
Portland Ore for alleged conspiracy
to defraud the United States of public publicands
lands l said today that he should not at
tend the t he sessions 8e lons cf < t the house of repre representatives representatives repreSentatives ¬
sentatives pending his trial for the of off ofense ¬
fense f t eonse with which he Is charged chargedMr
Mr lr Williamson said he had high
ideals I of what the house should be and
believed it would be an affront to his
fellow members to appear on the floor floorwhile floorwhile floorwhile
while the cloud is hanging over him
He declined to make any statement re regarding regarding regarding ¬
garding the indictment against him
BInger Herrman Mr Williamsons col coleague ¬
league l eague from Oregon who also has been beenndicted
indicted i by the grand jury in connec ¬
tion t with the land fraud castS has been beenattending beenattending beenattending
attending the sessions of the house
Since the Indictment IndictmentMitchells indlCtmentMitchells IndictmentMitchells
Mitchells Explanation ExplanationSenator ExplanationSenator ExplanationSenator
Senator Mitchell said today In refer reference reference referenee ¬
ence to the published letter alleged to toave
have 1 ave been sent by the senator to his
law l aw partner Judge A H Tanner TaI1nerb by
the hands hand of his secretary secreta H C Rob Kobertson Robertson Robertson
ertson ertsonYes ertsonY ertsonYes
Yes Y > s I sent the letter as published publishedand publishedand
and the reason I think in part at least leastappears leastappears leastappears
appears on its face After I had been beenndicted
indicted i Judge Tanner had been be n re ¬
tained by me as my leading leadin attorney
for my m defense and he had consented
to act as s such as his letter in ii my pos possession possession possession ¬
session would clearly show showSenator sho shoSenator showSenator
Senator Fulton also had consented
to act as his associate in my m defense I Iwas Iwas Iwas
was extremely anxious that Tanner Tannershould Tannersnould Tannershould
should come here for a consultation consultationwith consultationwith consultationwith
with Senator Fulton and myself in re regard regard regard ¬
gard to my defense and the purpose of ofmy ofm3 ofmy
my letter was as will appear from the theletter
letter itself to induce him to cprhe c9I 1e and andbring andbring
bring with him all of our firm books booksIn
In order that we might be fullS advised advisedas
as to precisely what entries were made madeand madeand madeand
and by whom made madeLetter madeLetter madeLetter
Letter Was Confidential ConfidentialI
I supposed I was writing a confiden confidential confidential conildential ¬
tial letter l tter to my retained lawyer urging urgingan
an early consultation with me his cli client cUnt clidut ¬
ent nt and with his associate attorney
Senator Fulton And nd for reasons reaoonssaUs reaoonssaUsluctory satisfactory satis satisfactory ¬
factory to me when I wrote the letter letterand letterAnd letterand
and now no I desired to avoid publicity in Inre iiiiegard
j re regard l1d to his coming hence h nce my state statement statemeat
i ment in my m letter that it should be betreated beI betreated
I treated as entirely confidential Any Anyother An Another Anyother
other questions that may be desired of ofme ofme ofme
me In reference to this letter or any anyother anyother
other matter connected with my m case I Iwill Iwill IWill
will be ready to promptly prompt y answer answervhen answervhenmy vvhen vvhenmy vhenmy
my trial Is called The suggestion in inthe inthe inthe
the press dispatches that I desired t ttalk tie tietalk tatalk
talk to Tanner in regard to his testify ¬
ing before the th grand jury Is preposter preposterous ¬
ous as it has be been > n publicly known for forsome forsome forsome
some time Hhat hat the grand jury would wouldaddourn wouldr wouldadijourn
addourn r lonjj 1ogdiefore < < pefQre beCpre Tanjt Tj1 Taqper r < soylfliretteli otJid j Id IdWEBr ireqch
I this city a aWEBFEET r 3 3WEBFEET
Federal Grand Jury at Portland PortlandSends PortlandSends
Sends in Another Batch of ofIndictments ofIndictments
Indictments IndictmentsPortlon
Portland < l Ore Feb F b 13 13Indictments 13Indictmentsere Indictments
were ere returned by federal grand jury
this afternoon against a lnBt Former United LulledStates
States District Attorney Attorne John H Hall HaJlrrhate
private Detective Ford former Major MaJorH
HJ H L Rees Deputy Sheriff John Cor Cordano Condano
dano A P Cayler Ca ler a local grain bro broker
ker and Saloonkeener Fred Simpson SimpsonThe SimpsonThe
The charges against Hall Rees Ford FordCordano
Cordano and Cayler is that they con conipired
f fcpired > to defeat the ends of justice by byattackingthe b3 b3uttackingthe byattackingthe
attackingthe reputation of District At Attorney Attorney
torney Ileney
Rees was formerly formerl connected with the thera I
ra paymaster master generals gene rars office offic in this city Cityand
and was cashiered for embezzlement embezzlementThe
The grand jury jU was dismissed dismis ed from fromfurther
further attendance upon the court until untilsuch
such time as It may hereafter be besummoned besummoned
summoned immediately hnm dJatel3 after the In Indictments Indle
dictments dle ments were returned It is ex expected
pected that this will besome be ome time In InlJarch
March after United States District Atr At Attotney
torney tO ne3 Heney returns from from Washing a hing
ton whence he will go gotomorrow tomorrow to ar arsue arue
sue ue a motion for a writ rlt of habeas cor corpus corpus
pus in the HydeDimonfl H dDlmona < JOse before beforetht
the supreme court of the United UnitedFULTON UnitedStates
States 0
Or Oregon gon Delegation in Corgress CongressAgain CorgressAgain CorgressAgain
Again Indicted IndictedPortland
Portland Ore 01 Feb 12 12rrhe The Tnitcd
Statet srunil Jury jur late this afternoon re
turned an indictment clmreine chlir nc United
Stated Sr1 Sana Sacator tor Mitchell Consrresamen Con r < SSmEn SSmEnJ
J John obn X Williamson and Bh1 Bioger > Hermann Hermannand
and an others with having conspired to have havecreated I ICre
created Cre ted the Blue mountain forest fort > tlt reserve rf > Sene
In eastern Oregon with the Intent of de I
frauding the government of public lands landsa
and of f also conspiring c lr to o obtain h possos possusidea i
idea f of more n e ec than 2WJ7000 acres of lg public t j I Iand I
and school hoOl lands located in several 8E > eral states statesof
of the value of over 3000609 3000609CHECK 3000100CHECK
Senate Judiciary Committee Agrees AgreesWith AgreesWilliTillman
With WilliTillman Tillman on Recess RecessAppointments RecessAppointments RecessAppointments
Appointments Appointmentser AppointmentsVashlngton
Vashlngton Feb I tSenator spoonI Spoon I
er has prepared a report containing the theviews theviews
views of the senate committee on ju i
dlciary dlli r on the resolution introduced by
Senator S mator Tillman asking an opinion on onthe onthe
the right of the president to make re receg reo reoctss I
cess appointments between ti t ta a adjourn adjournment
ment of one session BeS8 on of congress and andthe I
the UlconOIlIng convening 6f ranotherWhenthe1 ranotherWhenthe1two another when the thetwo thetwo
two sessions are merged Into each eachother eachother I
other otherhas otherThe i iThe
The report denies that th the president presidenthas
has a right to construe a recess and andsu j jpresidents
su suggests gests certain limitations uPo upon n th thpresidents the
presidents power to appoint men to of office ofnce oflice ¬
lice during a t receso of congress whose whosenominations whosenomlnaUOl1S
nominations have been sent in and con conaldered 1 1ldered
aldered but not confirmed at a former formersession fom1ers86slon
session sessionIt
It was the intention of Senator SenatorSpponer senatorSpoonQr
Spponer to submit the report to the thejucllcllr i I 1 1juc1lcl
Judjclary juc1lcl ry committee today toda but because becauseof I Iof
of the absence of Chairman Platt it itwas It1l Itnot
was 1l not acted upon The report will willnot wlJlnot willnut
not be made public uiyjl introduced in inthe inthe
the senate senateFAREWELL senateFAREWELL senateI
Special to The Herald HeraldCheyenne HeroldChe HeraldCheyenne
Cheyenne Che enne Wyo Feb 13 13General General
Superintendent W L Park of the th Union UnionPacific UnionPacific
Pacific was wu tendered a farewell recep 1
lIon here tonight by b the officials and andemployes andOI11ploos andesuployos
employes of the Wyoming yomln division The i
Union Pacific PaQlficbBnd band furnished music musicand muslci muslcinl1dtiher musicand i
and nl1dtiher tihenfroveje f I several hundred railj rail railJoutI railiomJ1
road men prownt pt nt Mr Ir Park will move moveIls j I
his Ils family to Omaha immediately imm dIatel j
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From P rom Rocky Mountains to the Atlan Atlantic Atlantic Atlantic ¬
tic Coast CoastGOLD CoastCOLD
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iHICAGO Feb IS 13Not Not during the theI theInst thelust
I CHICAGO C last six years has the equal of the thepresent thepresent thepresent
present cold weather been ex experienced e eperien eeriencod ¬
perienced perien p eriencod ed in the west and in many manyplaces manyiaces I
places n iaces no such low temperature have haveX haveeemi
i X been b bo > een recorded since the establishment establishmentof 1
of o < f the weather bureau bureauThe bureauThc bureanTime
The cold wave extends from Canada Canadato Cana a ato
t to o the Gulf of Mexico Mexl o and from the theRocky theTIock theocky
Rocky TIock R ocky mountains to the AtlanticFreezing AtlanticFIeezing Atlantic Atlantiereezing
3 Freezing F weather is reported all allthrough nIlthrough allhrough
through t the south In the north the themercury themercur themercury
r mercury mercur has registered r all the way wayfrom Wa Wafrom wayrom
from f rom zero to 45 degrees egrees below beto zero the thelatter theluttcr theatter
J latter mark being scoredat scored at Richland RichlandCenter RlchlandCente RichIandenter
Center C < enter Wis is
WisMany Many isMany Lives LivesLoSt LivesLoStTrainn Lost LostTrainn LostTrains
Trainn everywhere from the west and andnorthwest andnorthwest andorthwest
r northwest n are anywhere an where from two to totwelve totweNe towelve
t twelve hours late and from the packng packIng pack packIng
j Ing ng of the snow in the cuts it is ex expected expected cxected
r pected p ected that it will be several days be before berore beore ¬
fore f f ore the roads are able to revive the theschedule theschedule thechedule
s schedule time of trains Several peo people peopi peol ¬
ple pi p l have lost their lives the th majority majorityof
of o f the fatalities being in the south southwest southwest southest ¬
A west w est where the distances llst nceft between betweenhousen betweenhousen betweenousen
j housen h ousen and towns are treat gVeatThe Ireat IreatThe treatThe
The loss 108 of cattle < on the ranges par particularly particular paricularly ¬
ticularly ticular t on those lying In the north northern northern northra ¬
ern e ra part of the tier of states will be bevery bevcry beery
very v ery heavy W y K I Bolton secretary secretaryof secretaror
c of o f the Oklahoma Live Stock associa association aociatloll aseocialomj ¬
tion t declared de larcd tonight that live stock stocklosses stocklosses stockosses
losses l lb osses in the present cold weather will wille
be b e tho greatest since the great blizzard blizzardof
of o f 189C 189
Loss on the Ranges RangesHe
He places the number of ofhead head lost on
the range in i Western Kansas Western
Oklahoma O and undthe the Panhandle of ofexas
Texas exas at 50000 heud Further north northhi northh I
hi h l it Nebraska and the Dakota and andMontana
Montana and the stockmen are ro better betterrepared I
pared to shelter their stock their theircattle theircattle theirattle
cattle c are being sheltered from mom the cold coldand cOldand I
and a nd it is not expected their losses will I
b d anything near so heavy as those on onthe n
the t he ranges furtherto furtHer to the south southOfficially southOfficial southOfficially i
Officially Official speaking this was the cold coldest coldest coldat ¬ I
est e at day in Chicago since Feb 9 1S9S 1S9
tho merqury registered28 degrees dC degreeselow > Tees
elow zero which stands as the record recordr
or r cold weather in the records of the theocal
weather bureau bureauThbught bureauThbught bureauThbught
Thbught it Was Colder ColderIn
In the opinion of pedestrians on the thetreet
treet and according to the showing of ofnofllclai
thermometers tho govern ¬
thermometer Was anywhere unywherofrom from from
to 12 degrees too warm The official Officialecord
was 10 It below while all over the I
ity temperatures of from 20 to 26 2 were wereommon
n non while in some of thesuburbs the suburbs suburbss
s Ipw PW as 58 is B below zero was touched
10 1 o oclock tonight the weather weatherureau
ureau reau issued a statement to the effect effecthat
It was C below zero while on the thetreet
t Is wnsf wmf12 12 below All through the timeay
ay the th bitter cold was intensified by b a arInd
that blew from the northwest at ati
i rate of thirty thlrt iniley mll an hour There I
no deaths reported in the city clt cityroper
roper but the police were compelled
o care for numberless frostbites f
the day dayAt d dayAt 3 3At
At the water cribs in Lake Michigan
he workmen who 110 are engaged In keep keepug ¬ I
ug the intakes clear from Ice hal ha n ngperate
gperate time of it The mercury was
0 below it being impossible In1 osslble Cor them themo
o endure the cold coJ and wind for a long Ion
at one time timeConditions timeConditions timeCondItions
Conditions in the South SouthThe SouthThe SouthThe
The severe cold old has brought upon uponhe
he south a renewal o of ail tho troubles
upon It by b3 the recent storm of
which has demoralized railroad railroadraffic
pnd ind almost destroyed telegraphic telegraphicori1munlcatlon
In some parts of o that thatectlon thatection
The cold spread with great greatJpeed greatpeed
all over the south accompanied
heavy snow falls in some states
traffic Is seriously hindered
snow all through the central part of
rgla and Inthe central and north northI
rn parts of Mississippi 1I 515slppl the tie up of ofCContlnued orConUnued ofContinued
Continued on Pace >
i f fPlan
Plan Cooked up to Get the Statehood Bill Into Conference ConferenceWithout ConferenceWithout ConferenceWithout
Without Giving Members of the House a Chance to toMake toPi1ake toMake
Make a Motion
A I ASHIXGTNt AS 11 IX G T Feb 13 lThc The Re ReVV i iPUb
w VV f publican PUb liCfl n leaders of the th house to to0aafjoob toay
0aafjoob la ay ook theiflrs6 the Jirst step t ep U toward toward4JOtti towardbIll
4JOtti tjJI jUi Ule 9taAjioad t Q d bill into confer conference cqnfernce nr r rnce ¬
ence nce In accordance aceordanae with thej thtrj1a theplaij11Pe theplaij11Peviously > hinTTfe hinTTfeviously 1 c cylously
viously decided upon delegates Rdey Radeyand Rdeyand RdeYamid
and McGuire of New Mexico 1E > xico and an Okla Oklahoma Ok Okahome l lhoma ¬
homa respectively began the circula circulation circulation cireulation ¬
tion of a paper among the Republican Republicanmembers Republicanmembers Republicanmembers
members for signatures At t the head headof heador headof
of this thi paper is the following state statement statement statemeat ¬
ment mentIn mentIn meatIn
In the endeavor of the house to se secure flCcure sccure ¬
cure the final passage of house resolu resolution resolution resolution ¬
tion 14749 and the admission of Okla Oklahoma Oklahoma 0km 0kmhomna ¬
homa and Indian Territory T rrltor as 8f one state stateand stateand stateand
and the territories of New Mexico and andArizona andArizona andArizona
Arizona as one state by conference be between between between ¬
tween the two houses or otherwise otherwisethe othen otherwisethe fe fethe
the undersigned members of the house housewill housewlJl housewill
will support the parliamentary proced procedure procedure procedure ¬
ure deemed necessary necessal for that purpose purposeby purposeby purposeb
by b the committee on territories the thecommittee thecommittee thecommittee
committee on rules or any an conference conferencecommittee conferenceco conferenceconunittee
committee committeeIt co nun ittee itteeIt
It is deemed necessary to secure only onlythe onl onlthc onlythe
the signatures of the thirtythree Re ¬
publican members who voted oled against againstthe agaizisithe
the resolution adopted expressing expressingpractically oxpresslngraeUtU
practically raeUtU the sani S3I saltie Ut iiaea IL It 1115 is stated statedthat ae aethat atethat i
that tbjfr can n readily Iea l be done The TheMaxt 1het
Maxt t step w411 till be the iotcoductUin d ctWn offhe offhenecessary o otthcnecessary Tini i
necessary ne < 8S8ry rule in the form of a reso resolution 1e80lutlon resolution Lthe1 ¬
lution which will provide that the state stateJjooS stateJioo I Iloo
Jioo JjooS loo bill shall be taken from the con coninittee
inittee on territories and sent direct to tothe tothe teI m
the conference without action by the thecommittee theCommiUe I
committee > or opportunity for a motion motionto I
to concur in the Ul < senate amendments amendmentsThis amendmtntHThis amendmentsThis
This activity on the part of those tho t in interested interested interested ¬
terested in getting tttlng the bill through is istaken istuken 11 11taken
taken to indicate confidence that the theHenate th thNenat tinsenate
senate > ultimately uttlmat > I will yield to the thehouse th thhouse >
house provisions ur I5Ions In this connection it itis Itis ii iiis L
is understood u that the house is willing willingto wlllln wllllnto
to accept the amendment am ndment offered in the thesenate thesenate th thsenate S
senate which permits Arizona and New NewMexico Ne NeMexico ew ewllexio
Mexico to vote separately on the ques question question questinmi ¬
tion of statehood Should either of ofthese ofthese ol
these territories reject the proposition propositionthe propositiorthe I
the provision for one state opt of the theterritories theterritories thtI
territories of Arizona and New Mexico Mexicowould Mexlctwould lexlcowould I
would fail but the union and admis admission admIsslon admisaba ¬
aba of Oklahoma Okla oma and Indian Territory Territorywould T Ternltorwould rritorJ rritorJwould
would be secured
Resolution Introduced Calling For an Investigation of ofthe the Pro Protocoi Protocol Protocol
tocoi tocol Under Which Uncle Sam is Working in inSanto inSanto inSanto
Santo Domingo
A I ASHINGTON Feb IS l 13Senator 13SenatorV = Senator SenatorV i iBacon
WASHINGTON V V V v Bacon introduced today sv a reso resolution roanlutlon j jlution
lution calling for an au Investiga Investigation investigaLou ¬ I ICon
Con by the th > senate committee on for foreign forcign ¬ I Iei
eign ei n relations of a protpcol of an stgre ugr migrement j jmnnt fment
ment under which whl < h It IK isfllleged alleged that th tftt tfttUnited i iUnited I
United States stn tes is i noW nov administering the thecustoms thecustoms
customs affairs of Santo Domingo or orsit > 1 1Lt r rat I
sit Lt least a part 1rt of such customs The Theresolution Theresolution TheI
resolution sets forth the fuct that a aprotocol aprotocol I
protocol of an agreement was entered enteredinto entereinto enteredinto I
into at Santo Domingo City on 01 Jan
31 1903 for the arbitration of certain certainclaims certainclaims
claims against the Dominican Domlnl n govern government Sovernmcn governinent ¬ 1
ment mcn held by the Sun Domingo Im Improvement Improvement ¬
provement company of New e York A Acopy Acopy Acopy
copy of the protocol agreement is in incorporated incorporated incorporateti ¬ r
corporated in the resolution re olution and In thIs thlethe thIsthe
the Dominican government obligates obligatesItself obligateIL obligatesitself
Itself IL lf to pay to the United State 4
500000 on behalf of the San Doming >
Special to o The HeraldOWashington H HeraldO IleraldjWashington rald raldY8shlngton
Washington Feb J1t > b 13 IThe The senate senatecommittee senntcQmmittee senatecqmmittee
cQmmittee on privileges and elections electionstoday eIectiostoday lectiOlstoday
today received rec lved printed briefs in the theSirioot thesmootcaseand theSmoot
Sirioot smootcaseand case caseand nd a meeting of the com committee committe coinmittee ¬
mittee has been called for Saturday Saturdaynext Saturdaynext Saturdaynext
next At this meeting the proposition propositionto
to reopen the case and have the com committee commlltec cornmittee
mittee or a a subcommittee go to Utah Utahduring Utahduring UtahdurIng
during the coming recess of congress congresswill congresswili congresswill
will be taken up and an effort made to topass topass topass
pass upon it Chairman Burrows Is Isdesirous Isdesirous isdesirous
desirous that the case be reopened and andopportunity andOppoJtunlty andopportunity
opportunity given gacllto to secure additional additionalevidence additionaleldence additionalevIdence
evidence upon certain essential e points pointsnotably pointsnotably pointsnotably
notably the oath taken in the endow endowment endo endomenthouse endowment ¬
ment menthouse house and the prevalence of the thecustom thecustom thecustom
custom In Utah of the church usurping usurpingthe
the functions of courts and trying civil civilcases civilcases civileases
cases arising arlsln between members of the thechurch thcchjJrch thechjmrch
church churchAs chjJrchAs
As stated in these dispatches Sena Senator Senator Senator ¬
tor Burrows has Canvassed with mem members menbers ¬
bers of the committee comml tpe the proposition propositionto
to have additional a d ditlonal testimony taken In InUtah ft InUtah 1 1Utah j
Utah and has met with a favorable response TOsonse re nostionse ¬
sponse < He discussed the mattegtpr mattegtprday mpttc tp
day d with 11th Senatpra Pailey uml aJllp pp1bla pp1blaand uyiiT uyiiTand y Ts Tsand
and both oth asreett a re a with Wi h him that t1 tt tdc t Jc
Improvement company and to allow allowthe allowthe allo allothe I
the United States StJlt government to ad administer admlnis adinlniser I
minister mlnis er the customs affairs at certain 0 0ports j jports Jforts
ports In order to Insure payment ayrnentis I IIt IIt
It Is I under this agrement that the theUnited theT tInPiolted
United T lt c1 Stater is said to be in charge chargeof ehnrgmof
of the customs < offices of tho Dominican Dominicangovernment JomlnIcanvernmen I Igovernment
government vernmen and under the protocol en entered entered entoned
tered into on Jan 20 last which agree agreement agreement agreeI ¬
ment war warepudiated repudiated p by the t e state de department depnrtmelt dcptutniemt ¬ I
partment and another drawn The lat latte Intte mtte
te agreement agret > ment Is if expected to arrive In InWashington inVasbinston Ii I
Washington on Wednesday WednesdayTho Vedlledu VedlleduThe
The resolution directn the committee committeeto committemto ommitteeto
to ascertain if such suc an agreement is isadopted I i istdopted
without having huvin been ratified ratifiedby mUfiedby 1 1by
by the senate and whether it is com competent competent cornpetent
petent of the executive to make agree agreeinentr agreemenU agreerneiitr
menU o1 0 tho kind by which the United UnitedSt UnitedSt I IStsteu
St Ststeu < tw Ii empowered to take possession possessionoi
oi o of customs houses of a foreign govern government governmcnt ¬
Meeting M eting of the SenateCommittee enatlCOm itltalied Called For or Next Saturday SaturdayMatter saturd
Matter of Reopening ihe Case ase Will Then Be BeDecided BeDecided Bet BeDccidCd
t Decided
proper course coul e to pursue would be to t
take tuk more testimony t timony
Senator S nntor Burrows ButTO declined to give an anopinion anoplnIDn a a aopinion 1
opinion when asked today as to the theprobable theprobable tl e eprobable
probable action of the committee in inthis Inthis F ii 1
this new phase of the Smoot case stat ¬
ing that the committee would have havean haean hay hayart
an opportunity to decide at its meeting meetJnI meetin l
Saturday Just what further procedure procedurewould procedurewould procedurwould
would be taken takenSenator takenSenator takenSenator
Senator Smoot when questioned re regarding regarding regarding ¬
garding the matter said he had heard heardnothing heardnothing tl tlnothing j
nothing of the intention of the commit committee committee committee ¬
tee and did not know whether it would wouldreopen wouldropen El Elreopen l
reopen the case and take more testi testimony testimony 1 1mony ¬
mony or close It this session sessionPINKHAM sessionPINKHAM csslonIII
Washington Feb IS ISThe The sen senate senate seaate I
< ate today confirmed the following followingnominations followingnominations followingnominations
< nominations Arthur A Willler Willlerassociate Willierassociate VllJlerassoclote
< associate justice of the supreme supremecourt supremecourt
< court of the territory terrlto of Hawaii I
< Joseph J ° sph Pinkham assayer at Boise i
City CI rIda Ida Also jJ > promotions prornotl n s In fnthO fnthOU the i v I
U I4 Zf
I IPresident
Attention Atten on of Congress Invited by hyPresident byPresident
President v vPATENTS
Roosevelt RooseveltPATENTS
IA ASHINGTON Feb 18 1IA A second secondpartial
WASHINGTON YV partial report of the public lands landscommission 18Ddscomml8fion landscommimlgtion
commission was sent to congress congresstoday
today toda by b President Roosevelt who fn
his > is letter I tt r of transmittal say sa the re report ¬
port seems Uto to require a radical revl revision revlsion ¬
sion of most of the laws affecting the thepublic thepublic
public domain If we are to secure the theLest
best possible use us of the remaining remnlnh pub public publie ¬ J
lie lands by actual home makers makersThe
The presidents letter follows followsHI
HI I submit herewith the second par partial
ttal report of the public lands commis commission commission
sion appointed by me Oct 2S 2 193 to torfJort
report upon the condition operating operatingand
and effect of the present land laws and andto andtC andtoS
to recommend such changes as are areneeded aren
needed n ded to affect the largest practical practicaldisposition practlealdisposition
disposition of the public publiclands lands to actual actualsettlers actualttJers actualsettlers
settlers ttJers who ho will m build homes upon uponthem uponthem
them and to secure in permanence p rmane the tkefullest thefullest
fullest and most effective use of the re resources resources resources ¬
sources of the public lands landsDoes landsDoes
Does Not Admit of Delay DelayThe DelayH Delay7he
H The h subject is one > of 0 such magni magnitude
tude and importance that I have con concluded condud coneluded
eluded dud > d to submit this second partial partialreport partialreport prtI1report
report bearing upon some of the larger largerfeatures largerf largerfeatures
features f > atures which require Immediate at attention
tention without waiting for the final finalstatement finslstatement finalstatement
statement of the commission which whichfrom whichfrom
from the very vel nature of the case It has hasnot hasrotbeen hasnot
not rotbeen been possible to complete at this tbistime
time I am in full sympathy with the thegeneral
general conclusion of the commission in Insubstance
substance arid hi essence esse n e and I com commend commend
mend its recommendations to your ear earn
nest n st and favorable cbnsideratlon The Theexisting
existing conditions as set forth in this thisreport thisreport thisreport
report seem to require 8 radical revi TeIion ran
sion ion of most of the laws affecting the tbepublic
public domain If we are to secure serureth th thbest
best possible use of the remaining pub 1mblie
lie lands by b actual home makers makersThe
The report is signed by W V A Rich Richards Richards Richards ¬
ards land commissioner F H Newell Newellof
of the geological survey and Gifford GiffordPinchot GiffordPinchot GiffordPinchot
Pinchot chief of the bureau bur Mu of forest forestr
ry r In a summary of its recommenda recommendatlons recommendat
tOns t ons the report says the conclusions conclusionsI
I are based on a broad general view Iew of ofthe oCt t
the t e public land situation not on sped spedfie specIfic sped
fie cases Among oth other r things the I Icommission
commission says saysThe saysThe I IThe
The present laws are not suited to tomeet
meet the conditions of the growing growingJubllc
lublic domain domainThe domginThe
The agricultural possibilities are un unknown unknown
known Provision should be made to toascertain toascrtain
ascrtain them and pending such as ascertainment ascertainment
certainment to hold under govern rovern11ent
nent control and in trust for such use usethe U6ethe usethe
the lands likely to be developed by bJ ac actual actual
tual settlers settlershThe
The right to exchange lands in for forfst forfst
fst reserves for lands outside should shouldbe shouldbe shouldbe
be withdrawn withdrawnProyl
Provision Proyl i n hQuld be male J mae u le for the theforest tu
purchase ot neededprivate l Inds nds fnsIde fnsIdet nsMefQreat I
forest t rest reserves re seJ es oil Q for the exchange of of9uih
suph lands l ndstor for sfptclffledf c edHoets twicts at like likemref likezife I
afefii zife and value i1 + ue diitsMe < < I tSffie ithe the reserves reservesThe reservesTfte reservesrue
The report renews its itsNe4mlnenda reetfminemla reetfminemlation reedmmnen1ation I Ition
tion for the repeal of th the Umber and andstone andstone
stone act acts and asks that th the sale of oftimber ofitlmIJer oftiminer
timber from unreserved public p publiclands publiclandsshould bJicIands bJicIandsshould lands landsshould I
should be authorized authorizedThe authorizedThe
The commutation clause of the thehomestead th
homestead act is found on examining exarninin I
to work badly Three years arsactual actual reel residence ¬
dence eJlte should be required before com commutation commutation ¬
mutation mutationTh mutationuTh
uTh Th desert land law is found to lead leadto le leadto d dtC
to tC monopiy in many cases The area areaof areRof
of the desert entry should be reduced reducedtc
tc t not exceeding 160 16 acres Actual reel residence reeldence ¬
dence for not less than two years yearsshould Ye yearsshould 1IS
should be required with the actual actualproduction actual1roductl0I1 actualrroductioii
production of a valuable crop of on onfourth ore oJefour1h orefourth
fourth the area and proof of an ade adequate adequute adequate ¬
quate water supply sunplyThe sunplTh
The Th commission opposes the hnme immediate hnmed ¬
date d ate application of any an rigid system to toall toall toall
all grazing lands but recommends that thatset thatthe thatthe
the president should be authorized to toset toset
set aside grazing districts by b prods proclamation pro prodsmatlon cla clamatfon ¬
mation said districts to be under the thecontrol thecontrol
control of the secretary of agriculture agricultureThe agricultuUThe
The summary concludes with this thisstatement thIsstatement thisstatement
statement statementThe statementhThe statementThe
The fundamental fact that char characterized cbaracterized charactenized ¬
acterized the situation under ulldt > r thepres thepresent the pros present prosent ¬
ent land law is this thisthat that the number numberof I Iof Iof
of patents issued is increasing out of ofall ofan ofall
all proportion to the number o new newhomes newhol newhomes
homes homesOVER hol homesOVER les lesOVER
Inspector F W Lewis Finds En Encroachments Encroachments Encroachments
croachments and Recommends BecommendsSome RecommendsSome RecommendsSome
Some Be Moved Back BackBuilding BackBuilding
Building Inspector F W V Lewis In IncorapliHnoe IncOmpliKnf1 ii iip I
corapliHnoe with Instructions of the city citycouncil elt eltcuuncil p
council ad to violations of section sectionof UK UKof JCof C
of the city cll ordinances which makes it itunlawful Ituuhtwul I Iunlawful
unlawful to construct store fjtnt or orshow orNIIOW o osimon
show windows which shall project llroj t on any anyaide anyaldewalk
aide sidewalk walk beyond the properly prol > rty line has hasreported hasreporfpd lia S t
reported that the following buildings buildingshave buildingshavc 0 i
have buy ba jrhnlows hHioWH and fronts beyond the thenroporty theprop th thproperty C i
property prop > rty line No 52 5 East Second South Southstreet Southtrt Soutmstreet i
street trt Nos 52 5 4 I 66 5 70 72 2 71 61 61aiul 235 35 273 273anil 7 7ahch
anil 279 I South Main haln street streetHe tr t tHe
He find finds that 238 2 South Main street streethas stlfetoos t
has been rebuilt recently re ently with Its front frontoutside fronto fromoutside t
outside o ltside the property line tinrt and recom recomntbnds Jfcomrn
mends rn nds that the owners oW en oe notified to tosot tosOt ti tithe 5
sot the fijont f ont back to the property pl rty line lineThe line1le lIarThe
The other buildings have been built so solong 80long a along
long that he recommends they be al allowed allow allowed
lowed low l to remain as they tbe are until re rebuilt rebuilt rebuilt ¬
built builtIiispecfbr builtllispecfbr builtlmlspeefbr
Iiispecfbr Lewis also states 5tat that 284 and afll afll3z
235 3z South Main street 79 West Second SecondSouth St Seconia > eond eondSouth I
South street I > 23 2Yt 4 East Second South Southstreet Southstreet Soutistreet a i
street and 2 West Y st rhlrd South street streethaw streetba streethave
haw ba show windOws wind hs setting outside out he the theproperty thepro tim timproperty
property pro 6rt line from 20 5114 k to 36 inches and andhe an anhe anhe
he recommends r omrnen s that they the be set back backhve bockNpmerOts bachNjmmerous
NpmerOts florists and dental companieb companiebh companlehSve
hve h ve show eases on the sidewalks but butthere butthere bu t tthere t
there la f no ordinance to compel their re remoral remoal remoral
moral moralLONG moalLONG moralLONGCRIMINAL
Murderer Murderer of Deppe Turns Out to Be BeCharles BeCharles B e eCharles
Charles R RZeattle Maines MainesSeattle MainesScattle
Seattle Wash rash Feb 13 13Robert Robert Bal Balla Batla
laf la under arrest at Juneau for murder murderjng murdern
jng n WillIam wimam ueppe Deppe on Fox FOX jsiiuia Island un onJan oi oiJan a i
Jan 2 proves to be Charles R iTaines iTainesformerly Mainetformerly rainesformerb
formerly of Battle Creek Mich There Therebe Therbe I
be was tried for attempted murder murderand murderand r rand
and Indicted for perjury He was dis disbarred dlsb ¬
barred b rred because of threatening the th life lifeof liteof 1ff 1ffof e >
of the th circuit court judge He was ar arrested
rested and andconvicted convicted in San Francisco Franciscof Franclscfor 0
f for r using United States mails to de defraud defraud
fraud He has kept his past a secret secretup secretUl secre t tup h
up Ul 10 this time The shooting of Deppe Deppewas Deppea5 C t
was a5 a culmination of a series of legal legalfights legalfights legs legsfights L CL
fights and personal p rsonal oncounters encountersTILLMAN oncountersTI oncountersTILLMAN
Philadelphia Feb 13 13Unlted United States Statesenator Stattenator ma s
Senator enator Tillman of South Carolina ar arrived arrlQd am
rived here Ito today in l company with withhisphysician withhIs wit withits amfl fl
hisphysician hisphysicianSenator hIs ph physician slclan slclanSQnator
Senator Tlilman says Tie has hR been in I IIll
111 health and that he c cmkmehere me mehere here for treat treatmeut
meat He sayt he wflr not enter a s ftant ftantt3rim eami a i irmas I
tantumn4 JtM8 stat4d thMtlllS that i1s phYfo PhysiCIan Jtlan sap sapbe 53 s 5
be tJ tf om iSo grIp hut 8n 8nfa Scnit 4
t3rim fa lUl l8thinks it Is some somet sonimthIng
t thIng l fozSrFqUs r rmas r S than grip
But B ut Eight Councilmen Vote irisStatements His HisStatements KisStatements
Statements False FalseGO FalseGO FalseO
I N the face of the testimony teetl eC e four fourwitnesses f fourvIth ur urwlUleeseR
j I witnesses vIth substantiating the M stibte stibtements Ite Itements e emeats
ments made by Mayor Richard P PMorriu PlorritJ Porris
Morriu M orris in his message me vetoing th tlNtpur tlNtpurc11Le the per purchase perhase ¬
c chase of the H M Pope ItO 1 acrot act of ofasphalt orasphalt ofsphalt
asphalt a land near Westwater Utah Utahthe Utahthe Utahe
the th e city council lust la8tevel evening even1n n In com committee C coonoittee II1 II1mittee ¬
mittee n of the whole hole adopted the follow foitewing tolle tollelug followag
j lug ag resolution resolutionResolved resolutionIved resolutionResolved
Resolved Ived That after a thocowgh thocos r lures investigation IaYftItipUon lurestlou ¬
ti tigation tlou we find that the charge wade in inthe illthe ine
ti the th thd e mayors m yor8 veto toto 1 Is entirely eatlrel wIthout foun foundation fogndatioR ¬
d dation hi everypa every perdcuw Etteula amid that te tePope tilePope theope
Pope P ope aphalt claims were wier n never r offered offeredto e eto offeredthe
to th t the special nnplmlt pba1t committee c mmttt for U4OIt U4OItor T1iany MO MOor
J or any other sum tew It 8 than 549M 549MThe 43 43The 4 4The
The vote ote was as follows followsAyes t followsAysBlack llows llowsAyesBJack
Ayes AyesBJack Black A kL J Davis r DMn Desaernstonm > en enFernatrom
Fernatrom F ernstonm Hobday Hobda Martin Weed WeedHewlett Woodewlet VeedHewlet
Hewlett HewlettXoes HewletNoesBames H ewlet ewletNoesBarnes
Xoes NoesBames Barnes Hartenstelp Hartenst JP Prec PrecTuddenhHiu Pr PrTuddenbam Preceuddenharu
TuddenhHiu TuddenbamLineup T TuddenhHiuLineup 1 uddenharuLineup
Lineup of the Witnesses WitnessesThe WitnessesThe
The witnesses heard on the subject subjectlast 8t smjectast ject jectlast
l last ast evening were divided as a lon lonCortoboratfn followa followaCorroborating w wCorroborating
Corroborating the Mayor MayorW W r G GNebeker Gebeker Gebeket
j Nebeker N ebeket MIlo rno Clark Cl k an anti nil CoundlniRH CoundlniRHW CO Bell m mJ
W J Tuddenham TuddenhamAdmitting TudtlenhamAdmlttlng TuddenhamnAdmittIng
Admitting hearing hearin the offer but fcutthinking butthinking t tthinkhli
thinking it a josh joehCOUliciintanF joehCOUliciintanFS Councilman F FS FFernetroni
S e Fernstrom FernstromDenying FernstromD FernetroniDenying
Denying D nJlng the offer was made luadeAF luadeAFLawson mnadeA A J JLawson F FLawson
j Lawson of Viking V1kiD league notoriety notorietyAfter DOtodet3ffter notorietyAlter
After fter hearing this evidence Cone Councilman C Climen Conelimnen ¬
c cilman Davis Martin sad < < ad Black and andtheir 8JIdtheir andheir
t their followers agreed that a a ground groundless gouad gouadle groumidose ¬
i less le ose attempt atept had been made to stain staintheir stin stintbeir stainheir
their t hitherto unsullied unsuled honor hoor and d that thatthe tbatthe thathe
t the he mayor should be censured censuret This Thisthey Thisthey Thishey
t they proceeded proeededto to do by vote voteAt votet voteAt
At t tho regular meeting meetng of the council councilthat councilat nc1
t tlat th that at followed the meeeing me ng of the te com committee em emmftee oemittee ¬
r mittee mftee m ittee of the whole the report of o the tbecommittee t theommittee
c committee commitee containing the resolution resolutionand reluti resolutionnd
fl and a nd recommending its it adoption adopton was wasadopted ws wsaopte wasdopted
a adopted adoptedThen aopte
Mayors Veto Sustained SustainedThen SustainedThen
Then an attempt was a made Jde t to ever everride 9verrIde overide
r ride ide the mayors Jors veto eto but butt Jt failed faie fil as asseven asseven aseven
seven s members voted yot to sustain u the themayor te temayor theayor
mayor m ayor and only onl five could l be e onus mustered JU onusereci ¬
tered t to sustain sustin the te action acto of the to cone council cou coneii ¬
cil ci c ii in deciding deflng to pay R R It 3C f Pone Pop I4WU I4WUfor 41 4IOU 4IOUor
A for f or his asphalt aphalt beds bedsThe bedsTho bedsThe
The council counci met In committee cmmIttee of o o the thewhole thewhole thewhole
x whole at 7 oclock oclok with lh all al the members memberspresent Jmbers Jmberspreent membersresent
j present preent p except ex ept Councilmen COUncUlna E H HDaviR HDaviR Havis
DaviR D avis Xeuhausen and Wells rels and Presi President Plel Pleldent Prealent ¬
dent d ent Hewlett Hewlett The last la nm named canoe Cm in inhalf il inalf
half hlf h alf an a hour later in i time t to take ten tenactvo an anctive n nactive
active actvo a port prt in the dfecufloten dlMt that en ensued e onued ¬
t sued suedCouncilman suedCounciman s ued uedCouncilman
Councilman Counciman A A J Davis DIvi was wa cheoen cheoento c n nto
to t o preside He stated ste that th the matter matterto mer merto
1 to t o be b considered cnidered was w the tlmv investigation investigationof n nof
of of o f the asphalt apblt proposition proplt Cottacfbaan CottacfbaanHartenotein C CooacibaammHartenstein I
Hartenotein Harten ein arose aroe and corrected the thechairman thehairman
a creetbe creetbehairmn
j chairman c hairmn by saying syin that tht the t matter te t tI tn tnbt toe <
I be bt b e considered cOlldere was wa the mayors yors Teto Tetomessage yetomessage to tome
message messageCouncilman me messageCouncilman e eCouncimn
Councilman Councimn Black asked a ut that tfeo tfeomessso 8 Th Thmessage
messso m e be read r and when bn tnte tl t was wasdoneTie Wa Wadoel wasdonebe
doneTie doel asked that tt Uie t letter lter f from W WG V
G Nebeker read at the th laat I 1aet1uethm m Uiig tW of ofthe u uUte othe
the council couR after alel titfe tl th Veto Yo eto inead imdaufce bad badseen toadbeen d dbe
be been seen read re be read re again aI Tills Trt also alsowas so soWa sowas
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was Wa done doneCouncilman doneCouncIlman
Councilman C uncnmn Hartenstein Hartstein moved Iv that thattha tht thttho thathe
tha t he letter be received reeived and Rn filed fl and that thatthu t t tthu the
thu t he council concur in the
coun1 mayors myor mes message J noesage ¬
sage sge s age He did this he said sd to brine bi the themayors tb tbln tinayors
mayors ln m ors veto before bfore the committee commite for fordiscussion 101disussion fordiscussion
discussion discussionCouncilman disussion disussionCounciman discussionCoummoilman
Councilman Counciman Fernstrom contended contendedthat cnteded cntededthat contendedhat
that t the veto v to was wa not uo properly proprt before beforethe bore borethe beforehe
the t he committee commitpe and ant that tht the matter nlte to tobe tobe tobe
be considered considere was 1a0 the statement stent in in th thveto t tveo tinveto
veto message mege that tht the t council eun had hadauthorized h loadauthorised
authorized authoriz the purchase purch of the tb theproperty Pop Popproperty
property for 4049 after afer it had ha been beenoffered beauoffered I
offered ofere to the city cty for fo fo 1M 1 ieee He said saidthis esklhis Id Idthi6
this t his statement sttement was not only otr an injustice injusticeto jne jneto
to t o the members of the special spi asphalt asphaltcommittee saphaitcommittee It Itcommitte
committee committe that tht recommended remmene the t per purchase pr prchas perchase ¬
chase chas but to all al the members memher of the thecouncil thecounci thecouncil
council counci who lo voted vote to make mke the th per purchase perchase ¬
pr prchase
chase of whom ho he was wa one 0 He ob objected 0 ebected ¬
jected j ected to the consideration considerto of the veto vetoin veton
vo voin
in I n committee saying it would
commitee SJng I prooperly prooperlycome proply proplycome proppeolycomae
come up UPRt at the meeting mtln of the council councilTha councilThe
The Tht chairman ruled rule the thl objection ojetin well welltaken welltaken el
taken takenThen tken tkenThen takenThemi
Then a resolution relutOI offered ofere by Council Councilman Counl Counlmn Councilman ¬
man mn Arartn Martin at the last meeting J umeetin tn of the thecouncil thecounci thecouncil
council counci reciting reiting re fting tho grave injustice injusticedone injule injuledone injutlcedone
done the members member of that body by who whovoted wbovoted whovoted
voted to buy bu the Pope Pop property proprty that thatWHS Ult UltWa thatVt4l
WHS Wa Vt4l contained in the mayors message messageand In Inand mnegeamid
and providing provldi for for an investigation investigationby jnvet tln tlnb
by b the committee commite of the whole wholeof wlle wlleot wholeof
of the charge that th t the th per purchase pr prcha perchase ¬
chase cha was authorized authorze to be b made mae for tOI4O for4OOO
54000 4O after attr the property was offered offeredfor oed oedfor offeredfor
for 1000 0 was taken take up and discussed discussedW di5U di5Uv
W v G Nebeker Neker was wa present prnt and ad was wasasked wasa wasasked
asked a ked to m Intke make ke a statement staemnt which he hedid I Idid lsdid
did but not nt until unti after ater he was inter interrupted interrupte interrupted
rupted rupte by b Councilman Counim Pernstrera Frnrom whotold who whotold lo lotold
told his fellow felow members how pure hi hiown bhOWn his hisown
own motives were r and how h ho earnestly enUy
he had tried tre to do his duty He said si he het heremembered
remembered r mtmbee that Mr Nebeker bad badmade d dmade
made an offer of asphalt property prpy for forlO fr1Q
1080 lO at a meeting meeig of the comit committee of orthe ofthe
the the whole whole one night nigt last la fall fal but Mr MrXebeker 1lr 1lrXebeker MrNebeker
Xebeker did not specify the Pope or orany orany orany
any other piece of asphalt aphalt property prjcrt H Hsaid He Hesid Hesaid >
said sid theppecial the pcial committee comite would have havebeen havben havebeen
been ben guilty gul of engaging e ging in a steal sel if its itsmembers f Itsmembers
members membr had hat recommended romene the t par purchase pr prchal parchase
chase chal of the property foe fo 48M 4 4OS after afer it ithad ithad
had been offered ofere for 18 1600 and so would wouldthe wouldthe wouldtime
the other members of the council couni who whosanctioned whosncUone whosancUoned
sanctioned sncUone the transaction transactionSays trnstin trnstinSays transactionSays
Says it Was Offered Ofered For 1000 1000i 1000Mr
Mr r JCebeker Kebker was wa finally fnly given Iven the thefloor thefoor thefloor
floor foor and in response rspn to a question qutin by byCouncilman byCounciman byCouncilman
Councilman Counciman Black said he had bd ottered otteredthe oaee oeredthe
the property proprt to the te special spial committee committeeupon cmmittee cmmitteeupon committeeupon
upon behalf of Mr Pope Pop who was pres D preaent
ent for 1060 10 He did not no specify spify Just Justwhere jt jtwhr Justwhere
where the property prprty was wa located te or o say saythat oythat Y YUaat
that it belonged to Mr Pope POl Is l fact facthe facthe facthe
he did not know the property proprty at that thattime tht thttme thattime
time tme aa a the Pope Pop property prprt That Thatname Th Thatname
name was given tven to it I subsequently subequently The Themeeting Th Thmeetng Themeeting
meeting meetng of the th special speca committee committf Wa w wheld va vaheld
held the night of Wednesday Wenea Oct Oc K Kand L Land
and the asphalt matterwa matt taken
ahal w takfn up upafter upafer upafter
after afer the Mahler Iahle Interurb interurban railway railwayfranchise rai railwayfranchise way wayfrnchis
franchise frnchis had been considered consideredCouncilman conider consideredCouncilman
Councilman CouncIman Fernstrom Ferntom said sk the met metlng meetlag
lag was not not held the t night of O Od < t5 t5but 5 5but 5but
but the night of Oct Ot 12 1 and read from froma
a morning morin g paper to prove proe that tat it was wason wason wasthe
on the later latter night the Mahler 1Iale franchise franchisewas ranhl ranvhIsewas
was s considered conidered Mr lr yNebeker Neber read readfrom r readfrom > ad adfrom
from the same sme paper pper to prove pre that the theMahler th theIdabler
Mahler franchise nchise and ad the asphalt aphl mat matter matter matter
ter were both sonsldered snsfdere the night of ofOct o ofOct
Oct Oct 5 5Contnuing 5Continuing
Continuing Contnuing his statejnent stfteeni Mr 11 Nub Nubeker o
eker said that Mr 111 Popp had offered otTert to tosell toseU tosell
sell 160 acres of asphalt aspnal land ran at t Book BookCliff BOkClfr BoekCliff
Cliff Clfr Utah to be chosen choen out of several severaltracts severl severltrcts severaltracts
tracts trcts for 1500 Q and to give sve Mr Nob Nobeker N Neker Nobeker
eker 600 50 for making mkn the sale se He Hf hal haltold hl1 hl1told hltold
told Mr Ir Pope Pop that he would submit the t tofer th thoffer
offer ofer at 1WO 11 and ad would not charge chargehim charfe charfehhn chargehith
him the 600 50 or any sum for f r doing so soMr soMr o
Mr 111 Pope had previously made a 1 prop proposition prop propositlon ¬
osition Miton to him and to Jlr Clark Clak whose whoseasphalt whos whoseasphalt
asphalt asphal property prpertJ at Thistle Tbitlf Itah tt < h the th theeouimcil
council ounfl also voted to yur puriise hsp ap to 0 0oundlman oouncilman
Councilman Fernstrom Fensron Haiimd dailHd tha thathe th ththt ththe
the tht proposition propo lion submitted submtfd by b Mr tr > b t tI t ttConttnucd
I tConttnucd nt ud en jag E 2

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