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THE SALT S LAKE HERALD newspaper newspaper1 How long can you expect j jpeople
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copy day d ay after day week after week weeki wtekmonth weekmonth
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9 9O18 018 I Profitable Advertising AdvertisingEstablished AdertlslngEstablished AdvertisingEstablished
Established June 6 1870 SALTfLAKECITY SALTF1A NF X I + CITY UTAH SATURDAY S OCTOBER 5 1907 14 PAGES Price Five Cents
I IHighwayman
Highwayman Robs Duncan McVichies Chauffeur Chauffeuron ChauffeuronW
on onW West est Temple Street and Loots Cash CashRegister CashRegister CashRegister
Register in in Chinese Restaurant RestaurantPickpockets RestaurantPickpockets RestaurantPickpockets
Pickpockets Continue Bold Operations on Main Street and andOne andOne andOne
One Is Captured by Army Officer OfficerPickpockets OfficerPIckpockets OfficerPickpockets
Pickpockets and highwaymen seizing the opportunity offered while the city citywaa citywas citywas
was crowded with strangers visitors to the conference and to the state fair fairgrew fairgrew fairgrew
grew bold yesterday and a number of daring crimes were reported reportedVernon reportedVernon reportedVernon
Vernon Peterson chauffeur for Duncan McVlchie of 702 East Brigham street streetwas streewas streetwas
was held up and robbed by a highwayman In North Temple street and about an anhour anhour anhour
hour later a robber walked Into the Idaho cafe at 64 West Temple street and andheld andheld andheld
held un up George Lee the Chinese proprietor at the point of a revolver revolverDuring revolverDurIng revolverDuring
During tho afternoon two pickpockets were surprised by the police while at atwork atwork atwork
work at the corner of Main and First South streets One was captured while whilefleeing whiletlcclng whilefleeing
fleeing from the police by Lieutenant Eugene Santschl Jr of Fort Douglas DouglasA
A number of other thefts kept the police busy In the work of trying to run rundown rundown rundown
down the thieves thievesGENEROUS thievesGENEROUS thievesGENEROUS
Vernon Peterson chauffeur for Dun Duncan Duncan Duncan ¬
can McVlchie of 702 East Brigham Brli ham street streetwas streetwas streetwas
was held up and robbed by a highwayman highwaymanIn
In a dark spot on North Temple street streetbetween streetbetween streetbetween
between Fifth and Sixth West about 11 11oclock 11oclock Uoclock
oclock last night nightEarly nightEarly nightEarly
Early in the evening Peterson went out outto outto outto
to visit his father at 203 North Eighth EighthWest EighthWest EighthWest
West street Leaving his fathers house houseshortly houseshortly houseshortly
shortly after 10 oclock Peterson started starteddown starteddown starteddown
down town As there was no street car carin cnrIn carIn
in sight he started to walk taking the thenorth thenorth thenorth
north side of the street streetHe streetHe streetHe
He was whistling cheerfully with no nothought nothought nothought
thought of danger when a man suddenly suddenlystopped liuddenlyetopped suddenlystopped
stopped from behind a tree near the cen center center center ¬
ter of the block Holding a revolver lev leveled leveled 1eveled ¬
eled at Petersons head the robber com commanded commanded commanded ¬
Didnt Want to Die DieThrow DieThrow DieThrow
Throw up your hands if you dont want wantto wantto wantto
to die dieThere dieThere dieThere
There was nothing for Peterson to do but butobey butobe butobey
obey obe The highwayman then cautiously cautiouslyadvanced cautiouslyadvanced cautiouslyadvanced
advanced still holding the weapon menac menacingly menacIngly menacingly ¬
ingly He first emptied Petersons pockets pocketstaking pocketstaking pocketstaking
taking 24 In money monetwo two tendollar bills billsa
a dollar bill and three dollars in sliver sliverThen sliverThen silverThen
Then he relieved Peterson of his watch wtohand watohand watchand
and concluded by taking tnkln a small diamond diamondpin dlaInondpin diamondpin
pin from the chauffeurs scarf scarfWhen scar scaren scarfWhen
When en he had carefully assured himself himselfthat hlmseitthat himselfthat
that there was no more plunder to be behad bebad behad
had he told Peterson to move on and not notto notto notto
to look behind behindBy behindDy behindBy
By that time Peterson had d gathered his hiswits hiswits hiswits
wits together and was figuring on how howhe howhe howhe
he could speedily get to police headquar headquarters headquarters headquarters ¬
ters and set the thesleuthsof sleuths sleuthsof of Justice on the thetrail thetran thetrail
trail of the bandit banditLook bandItLook banditLook
Look here said the chauffeur chauffeuryouve chauUeuryouv chauffeuryouve
youve taken away every cent I had hadHow hadHow hadHow
How am I going to get down town towntWalkings townWalkings townWalkings
Walkings good returned the high highwayman blghwayman highBut ¬
wayman waymanBut waymanBut
But you wont miss a nickel persisted persistedthe
the chauffeur chauffeurA
A Generous Highwayman HighwaymanThe
The bandit thought a moment Then Thenhe Thehe Thenhe
he drew a fivecent piece from his hispocket hispocket hispocket
pocket pocketHere pocketHere pocketHere
Here he said That will get you youdown youdown youdown
down town townPeterson townPeterson townPeterson
Peterson took the nickel with profuse profusethanks profWlethanks profusethanks
thanks Hailing the next car he made madequick madequick madequick
quick time to police headquarters and re reported reported reported ¬
ported the robbery robberyPolicemen robberyPolicemen robberyPolicemen
Policemen were at once sent to North NorthTemple NorthTemple NorthTemple
Temple street to search for the bold rob robber robber robber ¬
ber berPeterson Peterson said that at the point at which whichthe whichthe whichthe
the holdup occurred It was too dark for forhim torhim forhim
him to see the robbers face The man manwore manwore manwore
wore a broadbrimmed felt hat he said saidThis saidThis saidThis
This was pulled down over the mans fore forehead forehead forehead ¬
head making makln it impossible to distinguish distinguishhis
his features in > the darkness Peterson Petersoncould Petersoncould Petersoncould
could not tell whether the man wore a amask nmask amask
mask The man he said seemed to be bedirty bedirty bedirty
dirty and shabby but he was not able ableto ableto ableto
to tell the1 th color of his clothing clothingChinaman clothingChinaman clothingChinaman
Chinaman Is Held Up UpAt UpAt UpAt
At 1235 oclock this morning a robber robberboldly robberboldly robberboldly
boldly entered the Idaho cafe at 64 t West WestTemple WestTemple WestTemple
Temple street George Lee the Chinese Chineseproprietor Chineseproprietor Chineseproprietor
proprietor hearing hearln the cash register ring ringran ringran ringran
ran out from the kitchen and found the thethief thethief thethief
thief standing at the open cash registertaking register registertaking reriltertaking
taking the money from the drawer The Therobber Therobber Therobber
robber removed the money with his left lefthand lefthand lefthand
hand His right grasping a rev revolver lver was wascrossed wascrossed wascrossed
crossed under his left The muzzle of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the weapon was pointed straight at the theChinamans theChinamans theChinamans
Chinamans head
Get back into the kitchen grunted gruntedthe gruntedthe 1 1the
the robber coolly completing the work of ofemptying ofemptying ofemptying
emptying the cash drawer Lee was too tooastonished tooastonished tooastonished
astonished and frightened to move moveWhen moveWhen moveWhen
When the robber had pocketed all the themoney themoney themoney
money he left the restaurant without an another another another ¬
other word wordLee wordLee wordLee
Lee said that the cash register contained containedabout containedabout containedabout
about 11 11Probably lL lLProbably uProbably
Probably the Same Man ManHis ManHis ManHis
His description of the man tallies in inmany Inmany Inmany
many respects with the description given givenby givenby givenby
by Vernon Peterson who was held up upa upa upa
a little more than an hour earlier by bythe bythe bythe
the North Temple street highwayman highwaymanLee
Lee said that the man was short andheavily and andheavily andheavily
heavily built He H was roughly dressed
Another alleged pickpocket was arrest arrested arrested arrested ¬
ed In Main street near First South street streetyesterday streetesterday streetyesterday
yesterday This time It was an army of officer oftlcer officer ¬
ficer who made the captureLieutenant capture captureLieutenant capturuLieutenant
Lieutenant Eugene Santschl Jr of Fort FortDouglas FortDouglas FortDouglas
Douglas son of Eugene Santschl pf 21 221South 21South 21South
South Twelfth East street was walking walkingon
on the east side of Main street In the di direction direction dlrecUort ¬
rection of First South street a short time timeafter timeafter timeafter
after noon when he saw a young man mansprinting mansprinting mansprinting
sprinting toward him hotly hotl pursued by bya byII bya
a slender man wearing a gray mustache mustacheLieutenant mustacheLieutenant mustacheLieutenant
Lieutenant Santschl watched the race racewith racewith racewith
with growing interest seeing the man In Inthe Inthe inthe
the lead brush aside pedestrians on the thesidewalk thesidewalk thesidewalk
sidewalk In his eagerness to elude his hispursuer hispursuer hispursuer
pursuer Then the man with the gray graymustache graymustache graymustache
mustache shouted shoutedStop shoutedStOI shoutedStop
Stop thief thiefU thiefU or orU
U S A to the Rescue RescueThis RescueThis RescueThis
This explained the remarkable foot race raceWith raceVUb raceWith
With a quick movement movem nt Lieutenant Sant Santechl SantBchi Santschi
echl reached out and seized the fugitive fugitiveJust fugitivejust fugitivejust
Just as the man was dashing past him himThere himThere himThere
There was a short struggle but the thebreathless thebre1thless thebreathless
breathless runner was powerless in the thegrasp thegrasp thegrasp
grasp of the amy officer officerThe officerThe officerThe
The man turned out to be Frank Williams Wil Williams wnIIams ¬
liams His pursuer was Detective Wheel Wheeling Wheeling VheelIn8 ¬
ing The detective alleged that he h saw sawWilliams sawmlllaJ11l sawWilliams
Williams attempt to pick a mans pocket pocketJat pocketJat pocketIat
Jat Jat streets the corner of Main and First South Southstreets Southstreets Southstreets
and had about a weeks growth of beard beardupon beardupen bearupon d
upon his face A black felt hat was wasdrawn wasdrawn w wdrawn
drawn down upon his head partly hiding hidinghis hidInghis di dihis
his face faceThe faceThe faceThe
The robbery of the Idaho cafe was the thesecond thelIecond th thsecond e
second West Temple Temp b street robbery yes yesterday yesterday yesterday ¬
terday Earlier in the night a thief entered en entered entered ¬
tered the Lone Star Btarsaloon saloon which adjoins adjoinsthe adjoinsthe adjointhe s
the restaurant and creeping behind behindLeonard behii behiuLeonard d dLeonard
Leonard Kurz seized his watch and ran ranout ranout ra raout n
out Kurza broken watch chain was left leftdangling leftdanrlIng lei leidangling t
dangling to his vest The watch for forwhich forwhIch fo fowhich r
which this daring theft was committed committedwas
was worth only J30 J30J X30J 30 30J
J J Glrster living at Halls hotel re reported reported r rported a ¬
ported to the police last night that while whilehe whilehe whithe
he was on his way to the fair grounds groundsyesterday groundsyellterday groun grounyesterday ds
yesterday a thief stole an Elk E1kcharm charm val valued valued valued dsh ¬
ued at 34 attached to his watch chain chainThe chainThe chainThe
The charm was made of an elks toot tootencircled tooth toothencircled toothencircled h
encircled with a heavy gold band
It was at this corner that Detective DetectiveWheeling DetectiveWheeling DetectiveWheeling
Wheeling captured an alleged pickpocket pickpocketon
on Thursday Thinking that other crooks crooksmight crooksmight crooksmight
might Continue onttnue operations at that cor corner corner ¬
ner nero the th detective returned there yester yesterday yesterday yesterday ¬
day accompanied by Policeman Red Redmond Redmond Redmond ¬
mond and mingling with the crowdkept crowd crowdkept crowdkept
kept a sharp lookout for men of the tholightfingered thelight thelightfingered
lightfingered light fingered craftDetective craft craftDetective craftDetective
Detective Saw CrimeDetective Crime CrimeDetective CrimeDetectle
Detective Wheeling said that his attention atten attention attention ¬
tion was was attracted by the behavior of oftwo oftwo oftwo
two young men and It was decided that thathe thathe thathe
he and Redmond should watch themclosely them themclosely Ulemclosely
closely After a few minutes he said saidhe saidhe saidhe
he saw one of the men put his hand Into Intothe Intothe Intothe
the pocket o of a man who was boarding a astreet astreet astreet
street car At this he gave the signalfor signal signalfor signalfor
for a charge and both he and Redmondseized Redmond Redmondseized Redmondseized
seized a man The captives struggled des desperately desperately desperately ¬
perately and Redmonds man brokeaway brokeaway broke brokeaway
away Seeing this Wheeling turned his hishead hishead hishead
head to shout a warning to his companion compan companion companIon ¬
ion to keep after the man Then his hisown hisown hisown
own prisoner twisted from his grasp and anddarted anddarted anddarted
darted south along Main street roughlypushing roughly roughlypushing roughpushing
pushing aside the amazed spectators of ofthe orthe ofthe
the struggle who impeded his flight upon uponthe uponthe uponthe
the sidewalk sidewalkThis sidewalkThis sidewalkThis
This turn of affairs left Detective DetectiveWheeling Detectlveheeling DetectiveWheeling
Wheeling heeling nothing to think of except his hisown hisown hisown
own runaway He kept close at the heels heelsof heelsof eels eelsof
of the fugitive but ut seeing that the man
Salt Trust rust Agreement AgreementNew
New York Oct 4 4A A tacit understanding has been reached between the In International International International ¬
ternational Salt company known as the Salt trust and certain independent man manufacturers manufacturers manufacturers ¬
ufacturers in regard to regulating regula ng the future course of the market for evaporated evaporatedsalt
salt according to statements made In well informed circles says saysMjte the e Journal of ofCommerce ofCommerce ofCommerce
Commerce today toda This action was taken it ia said In consequence of the highercost higher highercost highercost
cost of labor and supplies as well as because of the overproduction of saltAs salt saltAs saltAs
As a result of the understanding prices have recently been advanced 50 cents centsto centsto centsto
to 1 1 per pe ton from the low figures prevailing a month ago when sharp price cutting cut cutting cuttlng ¬
ting was in progress progressIncidentally progressIncidentally progressIncidentally
Incidentally a policy of Retrenchment has been inaugurated and various firms firmshave flrmhave firmshave
have reduced their working forces
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f c Snapshots at the State Fair t
was wasbeating a fastIsprinnrrun CastSP1I i s succeed cceed 1n inbeating 1 1beating
beating him hlmI hlmIhue in the foofa footrace raised the thehue thehue
hue and and cry hoping that some one ahead aheadwould aheadwould aheadwould
would stop the escaping man manFugitive manFugitive manFugitive
Fugitive Now in Jail JailLieutenant JailLieutenant JailLieutenant
Lieutenant Santschl did so After seiz ¬
ing the fugitive he did not release his hisviselike hisviselike hisviselike
viselike grip until me t man was well wellsecured wellsecured wellsecured
secured by the detective Then bowing
his acknowledgements to the thanks of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the detective he modestly went on his hisway hIsway hisway
wayAt way wayAt wayAt
At police headquarters Williams said saidthat saidthat saidthat
that he was a printer Nothing of a sus suspicious suspi suspicious ¬
picious pi lous nature was found upon him He Hehad Hehad Hehad
had only 575 in his pocket pocketPoliceman pocketPollcempq pocketPoliceman
Policeman Redmond was not so success success ¬
ful in his pursuit of the other man who whoescaped whoescalcd whoescaped
escapedThe escaped escapedThe escalcdThe
The man whose pocket was supposed supposedto
to have been picked did not appear at atpolice atpOlice atpolice
police headquarters after the arrest of ofWilliams ofWllllams ofWilliams
Williams Detective Wheeling said that thatit thatIt thatit
it was Williams who put his hand into intothe intothe intothe
the mans pocket but he is not certainwhether certain certainwhether certainwhether
whether he took anything anythingFRACTURED anythingFRAC anythingFRACTURED
Vancouver B C Oct 4 4Herbert Herbert RMorton R RMorton RMorton
Morton Australian millionaire slipped on onthe onthe onthe
the steps of the Vancouver Opera house houselast houselast houselast
last night fractured his skull and willprobably will willprobably willprobably
probably die
Dont Miss wt Tomorrows T Tomorrowsbig omorro s Herald HeraldTomorrows UeraldI
I Tomorrows big Sunday S day Herald will be up to the high hig standard set setby setby setby
by this paper p pcr A list of o a few of f the more important special features itwill it itwill itwill
will contain cont in follows followsThe followsThe followsThe
The Maximilian Diamond Diamond a true story of a district atto attorneys eys of office of office office ¬
fice by Arthur C Train TrainThe TrainThe TrainThe
The War on Malaria Malariain in the What Medicine Knows series seriesThe sEaes sEaesuThe seriesThe
The Sabbath School a nshort short story by Eugene WoodEarly Wood WoodEarly Wo d dEarly
Early Days in Pioche by Josiah Rogerson RogersonThe
The Shadow Ring a short story by Jeanette lea leaThe LenThe LeaThe
The Wireless Telegram one of the Radford Shone SolutionsThe Solutions1 Solutions1The Solutions SolutionsThe
The best funny pages pa g es in the cocntry cocntryEranklin coup rig rigFranklin I IFranklin
Franklin lylesreview Fyles reView of New York theatricalsSporting theatricals theatricalsSporting theatricalsSporting
Sporting pages Society pages Dramatic page Womans page page p ge and andall andall andall
all the News for forissiP
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Woman Aeronaut at State Fair FairGrounds FairGrounds FairGrounds
Grounds Has Narrow Escape EscapeWhen EscapeWhen EscapeWhen
When Apparatus Fails FailsCROWD FailsCROWD FailsCROWD
r > Weather TeatherFalr TeatherFalrSanpete eatherFairSanpete Fair FairSanpete
> Sanpete and Davis county day dayClosing dayClosIng dayClosing
> Closing day of fairHorse fair fairJ talrHorse
J Horse Racesl30 Races 130 p m mAutomobile mAutomobtle mAutomobile
> Automobile Races RacesAtter After horse horseraces horseraces 3 3races
< races racesAdgies racesAdgles racesAdgies
< Adgies Lions Lions3 3 p m mLandauer mLandauer 3 3r
> r Landauer Troupe Troupe3S0 330 p m mBalloon mBalloon mBalloon
> Balloon Ascenslon530 Ascension 530 p m mFireworks mFfreworkB730 ti tiFireworks730
> Fireworks FfreworkB730 730 p m mYesterday mYesterday
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Yesterday was kids day around aroundthese aroundthese aroundthese
these parts The management of the thestate thestate thestate
state fair called it childrens day dayprob dayprobably dayprobably prob probably ¬
ably bectfjse the word wordlooked looked better on onthe onthe
the programs than kids k dsbut but nobody nobodywas nobodywas nobodywas
was fooled very much unless It was wasthose wasthose
those who couldnt forget they weregrown were weregrown
grown up and didnt dldn t go out to the fair fairduring fairduring fairduring
during the day dayForty dayForty dayForty
Forty thousand of them were there therethat therethat therethat
that figure Is the actual number numberand and a afew atew afew
few less that passed through the turnstiles turn turnstiles turnst11es ¬
stiles at the grounds between 730 730oclock 730oclock 730oclock
oclock yesterday morning and 11 11oclock 11oclock 11oclock
oclock last night Babies little kids kidsbig kidsbig kidsbig
big kids lighthaired kids and dark darkhaired darkhaired darkhaired
haired kids kIdskids kids without much hair at atall ataU atall
all bowlegged bowle ged kids and straight straightlegged stralghtlegged straightlegged
legged kids some of em with their hair hairparted hairparted hairparted
parted and dressed up and some ofthemmost of ofthem otthemmost
them themmost most of them in fact whosehair whose whosehair whosehair
hair hadnt known a brush brush for twentyfour twenty twentyfour twentyfour
four hours and whose dressing dr sslng up upamounted upamounted upamounted
amounted to an extra nail jabbedthrough jabbed jabbedthrough jabbedthrough
through a pair of trousers that were wereminus wereminus wereminus
minus a a button buttonContinued lIuttonC buttonContinuer
Continued C ntlnuetl on Page 4
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Senator Clarks Road Grants Increase Increasein
in Wages Ranging From Ten Tento Tento Tento
to Thirty Per Cent CentSpecial CentSpecial CentSpecial
> Special to The Herald HeraldLos HeraldLos HeraldLos >
Los Angeles Cal Oct 4 4Th 4ThSalt 4TheSalt The TheSalt
> Salt Lake railway has increased increasedthe +
the wages of its telegraphers by byamounts byamounts byamounts >
amounts ranging from 5 to 25 5 a amonth amonth J Jmonth
month Many of the Salt Lake Lakeoperators Lakeoperators Lakeoperators <
operators are striking commercial commercialmen <
men who remained loyal to their theircomrades theircomrades theircomrades
comrades The raise affects every everyman ever everman everyman >
man on the line between Los Angeles An AngeleS Angcles >
geleS and Salt Lake By the theterm9 theterms < +
1 terms of the new arrangement the theoperators theoperators theoperators >
operators are granted increases l increasesranging creases creasesranging t tranging
ranging from 10 to 30 per cent ac according according according
cording to ability and length of ofservice ofservice ofservice >
service The old schedule of sal salarles salaries t taries
> aries ranged from S70 70 O to 90 permonth per permonth permonth >
month whereas where s the new ranges rangesfrom rangestrom rangesfrom >
from 575 75 to 111 per month Ofll Ofllcials Oillclals 0111dials >
dials of the Salt Lake say the in increase Increase increase >
crease has nothing to do with the thepresent thepresent thepresent >
present strike of telegraphers of oftho atthe ofthe >
the Western Union and Postal Postalcompanles Postalcompanies J Jcompaniea
companies Salt Lake telegraphers telegraphershave <
have not been out on strike and andno andno andno >
no trouble has been experienced experiencedby <
by the company companyTAKE companyTAKE companyTAKE
Tacoma Wash Oct Oct 4 4A A carload of ofstrikebreakers ofstrikebreakers ofstrikebreakers
strikebreakers was brought to Tacoma Tacomaduring Thcomaduring racomaduring
during the night to take the place of the themen themen themen
men now QW out In the Northern Pacific Pacificshops Pacifich Pacifichops
shops h ps They are housed in the shop build buildings buildIngs buildIngs ¬
ings and are carefully guarded They Theywere Theywere Theywere
were brought secretly secretl the strikers hav having havIng haying ¬
ing no knowledge of the arrival untllsev untilsevoral until untllseverafho sev several ¬
oral erafho hours rs later interr s
Young Harry HarryHansln Hanson Will Be Pros Prosecuted Frosecuted Prosecuted ¬
ecuted for Running Away
With Mere Child ChildSpecial OhildSpecial ChildSpecial
Special to The Herald HeraldLos HeraldLos HeraldLos
Los Angeles An les Oct 4 4Harry Harry Hanson 17 17years 17years 17years
years of age who was arrested in an anapartment anapartment anapartment
apartment house on South Savanna street streetfive streetfive treetfive
five days ago in company with 13yearold
Mabelle Griffith will be prosecuted on a acriminal acriminal acriminal
criminal charge He was arraigned In the thepolice thepolice thepolice
police court today toda and asked that his hisexamination hisexamination hisexamination
examination be set for next Monday Monda Rel Relatives Relativea Relatives ¬
atives of Miss Griffith have been notified notifiedand notifIedand notifiedand
and will probably come to Los Lo Angeles Angelesi Angelesfrom Angelesfrom
i from Salt Lake to assist in the prosecu prosecution prosecution prosecution ¬
tion Young Miss Griffith claims she was wasand wasand wasand
and is willing to marry Hanson HansonCONFESSES HansonCONFESSES HansonCONFESSES
Bellingham Wash Oct 4 4A A man giv giving givIng gluing ¬
ing his name as Theodore Larson aged
55 surrendered himself to the police to today today today ¬
day confessing that he murdered his wife wifeIn wifeIn wifein
In Seattle on August 13 last boxed the thecorpse thecorpse thecorpse
corpse up and left It at 572 Dock street streetThe streetThe streetThe
The man appears to be b perfectly sane and andwas andwas andwas
was placed In a a cell cellLarson cellLinson cellLarson
Larson states that after killing his wife wifehe wifehe wifehe
he skipped across the line to Canada but butdecided butdecided butdecided
decided to return and give himself up
His story has been reported to the Seattle Seattlepolice Seattlepolice Seattlepolice
police for Investigation InvestigationASK InestlgationASK investigationASK
Topeka Kan OctM Oct 4The Tho Kansas rail railroads railroads railroads ¬
roads today withdrew their request to the thestate thestate thestale
state board of railway commissioners to
be allowed to charge three cents a mile milefor miletor milefor
for passengers who fail to buy tickets It ItIs ItIs Itis
Is assumed that the railroads Intend to totake totake totake
take the matter Into their own hands and andcharge andcharge andcharge
charge the three cents regardless
Throng Attends Opening Ses Session Session Session ¬
sion and Visitors Are Ar Arriving Arriving Arriving ¬
riving on Every Train TrainJOSEPH TrainJOSEPH TrainJOSEPH
There can be little question that the thaSeventyeighth thGSeventyeighth theSeventyeighth
Seventyeighth conference of the Church Churchof
of Jesus Christ C rlst of Latterday Saints now nowin nowIn nowin
in session will be the largest gathering of ofthe otthe ofthe
the kind In the history of the church churchThe churchThe churchThe
The record of the first days attendance attendanceIs
Is such as to warrant the prediction that thatreasonable thatreaonnble thatreasonable
reasonable additions taken Into account accountthe accountthe accountthe
the conference by b Sunday will exceed all allprevious allpre10U8 allprevious
previous conferences remote or recent recentYesterday recentYestcrday recentYesterday
Yesterday from the pulpit the officials of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the church took note of the unusual first firstday flrstday firstday
day throngs one of the speakers at the theafternoon theafternoon theafternoon
afternoon services In the tabernacle com comementing commenting commentlng ¬
menting upon It t at some length lengthAnd lengthAnd lengthAnd
And there Is warrant for saying that thatthere thatthere thatthere
there is a great throng present For the thefirst thefirst thefirst
first time in the history of Mormon con conferences on onferences onferences ¬
ferences in this city and that history historycovers historycovers historycovers
covers practically all of the time when whenthere whenthere whenthere
there have been historymaking possibili possibilities possibilities possibllities ¬
ties the city found Itself unable to ac accommodate accommodate accommodate ¬
commodate many of the conference vis visitors visItors visitors ¬
itors Thursday night and not a few of ofthem o othem ofthem
them were obliged to find shelter an best bestthey bestthey bestthey
they could There was no actual suffer suffering sutterInl suffering ¬
ing Inl but there was much inconvenience inconveniencewhich Inconveniencewhich inconveniencewhich
which which will readily be realized when It isknown is isknown Isknown
known that a large number of men found foundresting foundresting foundresting
resting places in the buildings where are arehoused arehoused are arehouse
house housed Mormon mercantile industrial and andprofessional andprofessional andprofessional
professional businesses The women folk folkand folicnnd folkand
and their children were cared for beforethe before beforethe
the night waa over but not until after a atramping ntrlUnplnl atramping
tramping of the streets that was weari wearisome wearisome wear wearsome ¬
some very wearisome wearisomeAppeal wearisomeAppeal wearisomeAppeal
Appeal for AccommodationsYesterday Accommodations AccommodationsYesterday AccommodationsYesterday
Yesterday the ihurch issued an appeal appealto
to its people to throw open their homes homesto
to the visitors Heretofore It has been beenthe beenthe beenthe
the rule that the people from the outside outsidehave outsidehave outsidehave
have been the guests of relatives or orfriends orfriends orfriends
friends or have had little difficulty In se securing securing securing ¬
curing accommodations at the hotels and andlodging andlodgIng andlodging
lodging houses This year however the therule thorule8eems therule
rule rule8eems seems no longer to apply The church churchasks churchatlks churchasks
asks that all Saints who have accommo accommodations accommodations aocommodations ¬
dations leave word with Elias Morris MorrisSons MorrisSons MorrisSons
Sons on Richards street opposite the thesouth thesouth thesouth
south gate of the temple the office will willbe willbe willbe
be open throughout the day and during duringthe duringthe duringthe
the evening while the conference lasts lastsGreat lastsGreat lastsGreat
Great Throngs Attend AttendThere AttendThere AttendThere
There is no means of accurately esti estimating estimating estimating ¬
mating the number of visitors who are arehere arehere arehere
here for conference time They arrive on onevery oneveor onevery
every train and will continue arriving un until until until ¬
til Sunday Some of the tabernacle tabernaclegrounds tabernaclegrounds lbernaclegrounds
grounds yesterday afternoon after noon said that thatmore thatmore thatmore
more than 10000 were already here that thatesterdaya thatyesterdays thatyesterdays
yesterdays trains would bring brln at least leastoOOO
oOOO more and that by Sunday the 20000mark 20000 20000mark 20000mark
mark would be long passed It is believed believedthat believedthat believedthat
that the appeal of the committee to the thechurch thechurch thechurch
church members will have the effect of ofmaterially otmaterially ofmaterially
materially relieving the congestion congestionThe
The flrat days services of the thecone1C conference conferenceI conferenceconsisted ce ceconsisted
I consisted of the semiannual review by byPresident byPresident
1 President Joseph F Smith and addresses addressesby
by President John John R Winder Wln er and Apostles Apos Apostles Apostles ¬
tles A H Lund Francis M Lyman JomHenry Jom JoinHenry JomHenry
Henry Smith and Heber J J1 Grant In the theevening theevening theevening
evening there was waS an Illustrated lecture lectureand lectureand lectureand
and an organ recital by J J McClellan McClellanIn
In the tabernacle and a meeting of the thaquorum thoquorum thequorum
quorum of the seventies In the Assembly Assemblyhall A1scmblyhall Assemblyhall
hall During the evening evenln also there weN wer5meetings weNmeetings weremeetings
meetings and reunions in various parts partsof partsof partsof
of the city cityMany cityMany cityMany
Many Attend the State Fair FairThe FairThe FairThe
The services In the tabernacle yesterday yesterdayconcluded yesterday yesterdayconcluded yesterdayconcluded
concluded In time for a large number of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the visitors to attend the state fair Inas Inasmuch InaSmuch Inasmuch ¬
much as agriculture horticulture and andstock andstock andstock
stock raising are the occupations of an anImmense anImmense animmense
Immense number of the visitors the fair fairand fairand fairand
and its exhibits and displays hold an es especial especial especial ¬
pecial Interest for these theseThe thelleThe theseThe
The conference will meet again at 10 10oclock 10oclock 10oclock
oclock this forenoon forenoonJOS forenoonJOS forenoonJOS
In his address yesterday forenoon after afterthe aftertbe afterthe
the opening of the conference Joseph F PSmith FSmith FSmith
Smith president of the church took oc occasion 0ccasion occasion ¬
casion to tosay say that there is today a greater greaterand grenterand greaterand
and more gratifying tlfylng spirit of union and andlove andlove andlove
love in the church than ever before He Hesaid Hesaid Hesaid
said the interest in the doctrine of the theLatter theLatter theLatter
Latter Day Saints is more widespread widespreadthan widespreadthan widespreadthan
than ever and that the work of extending extendingthe
the teachings of Jesus Christ ceases not notbut notbut notbut
but increases every day In substance substancePresident substancePresIdent substancePresident
President Smith said saidSo saidSo saidSo
So far as I know and I think we are areIn areIn arein
In a position to Judge rightly there is l a aspirit aspirit aspirit
spirit of union and love in all the church churchand churchand churchand
and pervading the people of God Such Sucha
a condition la a source of pleasure and andstrength andIItrength andstrength
strength The duty of the Latter Day DaySaints DaYSaints DaySaints
Saints relative to the work of the Lord Lordshould LordIIhould Lordshould
should be paramount to everything else elseIt else1t elseIt
It is true that men and women neces necessarily necessaoofly necessarily ¬
sarily have to engage In various temporal temporaloccupations temporaloccupations temporaloccupations
occupations to provide themselves with withthe withthe withthe
the necessaries of life The Lord de designed d dI5lgned designed
signed that His children should enjoy this thislife thtslife thislife
life and Its blessings It has been said saidthat saidthat saidthat
that the idler shall not eat the th bread breadof
of the industrious and there should be beno beno beno
no Idlers among the people of God GodThe GodThe GodThe
The Latter Day Saints should put their theirhighest theirhlghest theirhighest
highest thoughts to the cause of Zion to tothe tothe tothe
the cause of truth to the cause of righteousness right righteousness righteousness ¬
eousness The Lord instituted this work workfor workfor workfor
for the salvation of men in this life as aswell aswell aswell
well as for the souls redemption in theworld the theworld theworld
world to come comeIs comeIs comeIs
Is False Doctrine DoctrineI
I do not believe In the doctrine taught taughtby taughtby taughtby
by some that it matters not what a man mandoes mandoes mandoesin
doesin does in this life so long as he confesses confessesChrist contessest confessesChrist
Christ t before death deathI
I denounce this doctrine as being false falseand falseand falseand
and one that will not avail in securing a apassport apusport apassport
passport into heaven heavenA
A reasonable man or a reasonable reasonablewoman reasonablewoman reasonablewoman
woman we cannot help but admire The Thereasonable Thereasonable Thereasonable
reasonable men and women will live livesof lives livesof lIesof
of righteousness and purity and devotion devotionto
to the Lord they will love each other otherand otherand otherand
and above all they the must love God These Theseprecepts Theseprecepts Theseprecepts
precepts were brought by the Son of God Godfor Godfor Godfor
for the tho souls of men and these are the theprinciples theprinciples theprinciples
principles taught by the servants of God GodIn GodIp Godfp
Ip In this day dayWe dayVe dayWe
We Ve cannot be saved in neglect nor Inignorance In InIgnorance InIgnorance
Ignorance We must learn our duty to toourselves toourselves toourselves
ourselves our fellowmen and to God and andthen andthen andthen
then order our lives accordingly These TheseContinued TheseContinued TheseContinued
Continued on Page 5
More Trouble roue Brewing BrewingDenver
Denver D nver Oct 4 4H H B Perham national president presld nt of the Order of Railway
Telegraphers arrived In Denver yesterday to take personal charge of the griev ¬
ance of the telegraphers against the Denver Rio Grande railroad acting as asadviser asadviser asadviser
adviser to the committee composed of the grievance committee on the roads roadswest roadswest roadswest
west of the Missouri river who have been called together to consider the situ ¬
ation Reinstatement of R H Skeggs discharged because of his refusal to test testera
Western Union wires at Grand Junction has been demanded by the telegraph telegraphers
era and flatly refused by the Denver 8 Rio Grande Gr mde officials
We have not come to talk strike but to present a reasonable demand in a agentlemanly agentlemanly agentlemanly
gentlemanly way waysald said President Perham today todaySo

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