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President Makes Address in Which He Touches Upon His HisConservation HisConservation
Conservation Policy but the Reception Had to Be Aban Abandoned Kbandoned
doned on Account of Inclement Weather WeatherPresident WeatherPresident
President Taft was welcomed by 25000 citizens at Liberty park yesterday yesterdayntternoon yesterdayafternoon
afternoon when he delivered a speech In which he touched bri briefly y on the conservation con conseratlon
seratlon poll policy C ot Roosevelt which he promised promi ed to continue to the great ben benefit benefit
efit of the entire country and e8peciall y to the west Lowering clouds with withintErmittent withintermittent
intErmittent splashes of rain cut the program a few mInutes and there was no nopublic nopublic
public reception on account ot the threa tenlng weather
John Hays Hammond the Presidents Presidentstrusted re ldents ldentstrusted
trusted friend and associate Mid yes yesterday yesterday
terday that he believed that PreskIent PreskIentTaft PresklentTaft
Taft would be the moat popular Pre Presi President i ident
dent In history among the people ot the thewest thevest
west and President Taft went a long longwas longnays
was toward fulftlllng that prediction predictiones predictionyesterday
yesterday es r a so tar as Uta Utah and Salt Lake Lakeare Lakeare
are concerned His wa was a speeCh of a abig abig
big wholesouled man who was pleased pleasedwith pleasedwtth
with his surroundings and friends and andmost andmost
most happy to tell the people what he hethought hethought
thought about them The President was wasin wasin
in good voice as well as In good humorand humor humornnd
and many thousands grouped around aroundth
th the stand just south of the band stand standwerp standwere
were able to hear his speech speechLong speechLong
Long before the President arrived arrivedfrom arrivedfrom
from the Country club the Fifteenth In Infantry infantry
fantry the Utah gnal al corps of the the1tah theUtah
Utah national guard and the First bat lMltttr battery
ttr tery with the High School cadets were werep1aced wereplaced
placed along the lIne of the main drive driveway driveway
way In extended order keeping the thedrivewa thedriveway
driveway c clear ar and when hen the Presl Presld Presidents
d dents nts party arrived the drive was lined linedWith linedwith
With spectators from one end of the thepark thepark
park to the other otherSalute otherSalute
Salute the President PresidentA
A cheer announced the Presidents Presidentsentrance Presidentsentrance
entrance to the park and as the auto automobile automobile
mobile procession came down the linewith line linewith
with an escort of mounted orderlies orderliesfrom orderliesfrom
from the Fifteenth infantry the cheers cheersgained cheersgained
gained in volume until the High School SchoolC Schooladet
C adet band was drowned out when the thestand thestand
stand was reached Hats off was wastit wasthe
tit the cry ry when the President entered the thestand thestand
stand and everyone uncovered as the tltePrfsident thePresident
President acknowledged the welcome wekomeAs
As the President looked out o over the tberowd thecrowd
crowd he noted that a lflrge I rge splice In Infront infront
front of the stand had been reserved for forthe forthe
the band and the nearest ot his audi audience audience
ence was more than forty feet aa aaword away A Aword
word to Captain Butt and then came an anorder anorder
order for the band to move near the thestand
d stand at the north end and the crowd crowdwas crowdwas
was brought up to the lines which whichformed hlehformed
formed the narrow enclosure for the thenewspaper thenewspaper
newspaper men directly In front ot the thePresident thePresident
President PresidentGovernor PresidentGovernor
Governor William Spry rode with the thePrtsidtnt thePresident
President accompanied b by Captain CaptainButt CaptainButte
Butt Butte and the secret service men and andIn andin
In the official party ere Senator Smoot Smootenator Smootsenator
senator Sutherland Congressman Howell How Howell
ell Mayor J S Bransford John Hays HaysHammond
Hammond Secretary R A jltahingerThere Da111ger Da111gerThtTe
There were RaW Oft the platform for fora forabout
a about out seventyfive sev ntyIhe members of the gen genera1 gsncral
era1 citizens committee and the gov govrnors governors
rnors state Among those on the stand standb
b + ides the official party and the gov govrnors govemors
rnors staff were E H Callister James JamesH
H Anderson Ander on Willard ilIard Weihe elhe J J Jlc JlcCIellan Mclellan
CIellan H L A Culmer Harry P PClark PClark
Clark A H Peabody W S McCornlck McCornlcklL
lL H Walker James Tingey Jesse Jet8eJwkes JesseJ
Jwkes J tykes Judge G G Armstrong Judge JudgeJ
J E Frick Judge W r M cCarty McCartyJohn cCartyJohn
John Hardy A L Thomas F C Gra Graham GrahamS
hamS ham former Governor John C Cutler CutlerJ
J H Moyle W H Armstrong SH SHLove S H HLove
Love C S Burton and A C NelsonPresident Nelson NelsonPresident
President Taft was Int introdueed ofueed b by byGovernor I IGovernor
Governor Spry and after the Prellldents Prellldentsepeech 19reMdentsspeech
speech a large oil painting of the great greatAugusta greatAugusta
Augusta bridge In San Juan county by byH byH
H L A Culmer was pre presented ented to toPresident toPresident
President Taft by Senator Sutherland SutherlandI SutherlandIntroduction
I Introduction by Governor GovernorIn
In introducing President Taft Go Gomor Gov Governor
mor Spry said Ladles and GentleI GentleImln Gentle Gentlemen
men It 18 seldom that the honor bas basbn hasbeen
bn given this state of receiving th thChlt the thechief
chief ex executive tive of this great republic republicToday republicToday
Today we have that honor Our Pres Pres31nt Presi
31nt i P nt has been kind enough to extend to tou tou
u = the privilege of meeting with him himmd himand
md of talking with him and of putting puttingIimself puttinghimself
himself in position to know something somethingfir
fir the needs of this great state I need neMTnt needrot
Tnt tell him in the pre presence e Ce of this vast vastmultitude vastmultitude
multitude that he is welcome Aplauee Ap ApJjause
Jjause JjauseHinCe lauee laueesince
since he arrived in the Mate yesteriay yester yesterl
l iay morning It has been the pleasure ple8suref
f the Ieople to listen to him His Hlawrlrds Histcnrds
wrlrds of cheer and comfort and coun counId counsl
Id and the spectacle that he has before beforehim beforehim
him this pfternoon must certainly 111 111sllre Inslime
slime his heArt and cause him to know knowflu knowthe
flu t In Utah We ha lave e a people that Is
Former resident of Ohio and gradu graduats graduat
ats at + s of Old EU met their former formernflghbor formerneighbor
neighbor and schoolmate In II pleasant plea88ntHIY
HIY last night at the reception given gIenbv
bv the Yale alumni of Salt Lake and andthp andthe
the Utah Ohio socIety at the University Unhersttydub
dub + It was un unoubtecUy t the nearest nearestto i ito
to an elaborate social function which whichthe I Ithe
the President will attend while In Salt SaltLake I
Lake but neighborliness and good fellowship fel fellowship
lowship were more In evidence than for formality formality
mality and Instead of the harried rush rushtlf rushof
tlf the public reception where the Pre PreIdent President
Ident grasps hands and bestows smiles smilesat
at a rate ot cne ne a second or at the thestrictly thestrictly
strictly social affair wh where re there Is the thefnstralnt theconstraint
constraint of formlI1Y the reception receptionlast
last night was masked by bits of con conVtrsatlon conversation
Vtrsatlon such as Yea yes I remem rememJ remember
J lwr your class but you missed one year yearbror yearbefore
before you ou graduated or No Now I re remmber remember
member the name Your brother and I IWfrp Iwere
were good friends In Cincinnati too tooMembers tooMembers
Members ot the Ohio society and theYale the
1 Yale all alumni and ot the University club clubfillEd clubfilled
fillEd the main floor when the President Presidentarrived Presidentarrived
arrived a fe few minutes before 7 oclock oclockacompanled oclocka
a companied + by Senator nator Reed Smoot Smootfnator Smootsenator
senator G George rge Sutherland Captain CaptainArchibald CaptainArchibald
Archibald Butt and his bodyguard The ThePnsldent ThePresident
President was escorted to the dining diningNom diningr
r Nom > om where without formality an Ohio 0010flag Ohioflag
flag beautifully wrought In silk was wasprfsented waspresented
presented by Dr J J Snider president presidentt
of t the Utah Ohio society lety The Presi4enl Presi4enlmade Presi4entmade
made a rfet spebclt pe ch of acceptance and altdthfn andthen
then the receiving line was formed formedDuring formedDuring
During the next hour i40 men and Yo women Yompn
men shook hands with the President Prpsldlntf Presidentafter
f after ling introduced intrn ud by aptaln Butt ButttilE Buttthe
tilE Prsidfnts military air airAfterth a aire + ire ireAfter
Afterth After the first rush was uHr many
loyal and patriotic and with n love ot otcountry ofcountry
country In their hearts Cheers and andapplause andapplause
applause Mr Ir President In the name nameo nameof
o of the people of Utah I bid yU a most mostheart mosthearty
heart hearty welcome and I take pleasure in inIntroducing
Introducing to the people of Utah the thePresident thePresident
President Honorable William H Taft TaftExtended TaftExtended
Extended cheers and applause apIJlaulieThere applauseThere
There was a mighty ovation as the thePr thePrehidene
Pr Prehidene lden r rose to speak and his smile smilebnnght smilebrought
brought another round o oP applause applauseWhen applauseWhen
When It subsided the President said saidGovernoY
Governot Spry Ladles and Gentknhn GentknhnI I
I am very much o obligd ligd to the manage managfment management
ment who enabled d m to com c narr narrto
to my audience by eliminating that which whlhwe
we all like but which at time We can CiJndl candispense
dl dispense pen withthe music 1 dont hk hkto hkto
to have an air space between my audience audI audIence
ence and myself because air in that way wayis
is a nonconductor and if you cant get getup getup
up a little electric current or a 1 few heat heatrays heatrays
rays between yourself ourself and the peepl youu youuare OU OUare
are talking to It is a little chilly farthe for fort
t the audience and it is still more chilly chillyfor
for the speaker Laughter LaughterI
1 want first to thank the governor of ofthe ofthe
the state the two senators the congress congressman
man and the mayor ot Salt Lake for their tllftrvel theirvet
vel vet great klndn kindnss ss in weloml weleommg S ffi ffiwhen mwhen
when 1 came into the state and for their theirattention theirattention
attention and courtesy sincean attention attentionand n nand
and courtesy which 1 am glad to fa faI say sayI
I believe I have r hl l reason for think thinkIng thinking
Ing is an expression of the aentim entimnt nt nto
0 the people who tl elected ted them to offll offieExtended offllExtended
Extended applause applautieIt
It has never before been m my good for fortune fortune
tune to vi visit it Utah or Salt Lake and lVry lVryImpres everqimpression
Impres impression lon which I have recclved up to tothis tothis
this time has b been n most favorable 1 1congratulate 1congratulate
congratulate you OU on having such a btal beanI beanItiful
tiful city with such amgo a magnificent Iflcn t pros prospect prospect
pect ot growing Into a great cl city Cheers CheersYours Cheersfours
Yours it a dt tIty of homes Your streets streetsare
are so broad your hou houses e8 IO many your yourtenements our ourrenements
tenements so fe few that reall really the move movement movement
ment towards the city In U jgh h h not notone notone
one that ought to be deprecated as such sucha
a movement Is deprecated in the east eastwhere eastwhere
where the cities are IO crowded and the thoans themeans >
means ans of br braathing athlng free all so limited limitedAs limitedAs
As to Avordupois AvordupoisThe
The longer I growthe older I grow growLaurhter growLaughter
Laughter 1 am sorr sorry to sa say I do not notgrow
grow long I grow the other way wayLaughter
Laughter Some remark from audience audlenInaudible audienceInaudible
Inaudible to reporters I am afraid that thatwas
was spoken by a thin man Laughter LaughterI
The older I grow the more respect 1 have havefor havefor
for those in the early day that looked lookedforward lookedforward
forward to greater things and built with withbroad withbroad
broad foundations and that is what you youcan youcan
can 1Ia of those e who founded Salt Lake LakeCity LakeCity
City Applause They lhe gave you ou streets streetslarse streetslarge
large enough really to be lungs of the thecity thecity
city and to have park In the middle middlethem of ofthem < <
them and still not reduce tbe wagon way waybelow a abt
bt below > low the necesslUea of r JIIunmerxe ana atMltlanaportatllM anau
u tlanaportatllM Note off h t toime thing 15 15Illustrated isillustrated
Illustrated 1ft the history of Washington Washingtonthe
the capital and it is I illustrated both bothwa8 bothways
ways wa8The The plan ot the city was devised by bya
a French engineer named LEnfant and andhe andhe
he built for a great capital of a gr great greatcountry at atcountry
country Applau and all the architects architectsand architectsand
and landscape gardeners antI engineers engtneersof
of the country when they tame began beganto
to examine those plans foi 01 what was wascaUed wascalled
called the larger Washington were ere only onlyable onlyable
able to add to and add very Uttle to tothe tothe
the original U lines s that he marked down downfor downfor
for ue development of the city we all alllove alllove
love 110 well as I the type of our nation nationality nationality
ality Applause I
But there did come a day of s small smallthings 1 1things
things In our history and we did hay haya have
a COnfire t which I speak of with the theutmost theutmost
utmost deference and respect but We Wedid wedid
did have a congress that looked at thinKS thinKSthrough thingsthrough
through a keyhole There was provided pro1dfdby
by Ia law and referred to In th the Constitu Constitution Constitution
tion a place for a national capital That Thatcapital Thatcapital
capital was to be ten miles square Mary Maryland Maryland
land was to give onebaIr and Virginia Virginiathe
the other haIr and this congress In 1846 1846roncluded 1818concluded
concluded that we were not a big enough enoughcountr enoughcountry
country and that we were not going to tohave tohave
have a big enough capital IO they gave gaveback gaveback
back to Virginia onehaIr of that ten tenmllea tenmiles
miles square atd Ld we have to be content contenton
on one side ot the Potomac riverMay river riverMay
May Not Be Constitutional Constitutionalw
w there is some question of the con conIItltuftonallty conalitu
IItltuftonallty alitu nality of that act of congr congress but butIt butft
It was 50 Ion long ago perhaPs we ought oughtto
to despair unle8 the Virginians become becomee becomeespecially
especially e generous In getting back what whatreall whatreally
reall really was as our own and added to what whatwe
we have would be none too much to keep keepthe keepthe
the mere capital of the country In which whichthl whichthe
the whole nlntyor hundred and rttt rtttmllJons fiftymllions
mllJons all we shall grow to bewill bewilllook j
look to liS our sole Ok national center Now Nowyou Nowyou
you have not had any such limitation putupon put IlOtuaun
upon you ou You have no pent up Utah Utahto
to contract yo YOJr rr powers the whole boundContinued bound boundContinued
Continued on page 4
had an opportunity for a few words wordswith wordswith
with the President PresidentIn
In the receiving line nt next > xt to the Presl Preslnt President
dent nt was EllSworth Daggett formerly formerlyUnited formerlyTnited
United States surveyor general for forPtah forPtah
Ptah and a member of the class ot otYale ofYale
Yale S4 And the dean ot the Salt SaltLake SaltLake
Lake Yale alumni George N Law Lawrence Lawrence
rence president of the University dub dubas clubwas
was as next and then came George Y YYallace YWallace
Wallace E C Allen and Senator Smoot Smootand Smootand
and Senator Sutherland Brigadier Gen General General
eral T 11 Thompson retired was pres present preseat
eat In uniform ranking next to the thePresident thePresident
President In the military line In Salt Salt4att Salte
4att e > General Wallace Is In Salt Lake LakevWtlng Lakev
vWtlng v tang his son J Walcott Thompson ThompsonIn
In presenting the Ohio flag Dr Snl Snlder
der saidMr said
Mr President On behalf of our so society
ciety the honor comes to me of present presentIng presenting
Ing to you a slight token of our 10e 10eand loveiand
and esteem for the lidded honor that you youhave youhave
have conferred upon all those of us who whoclaim whoclaim
claim the United States of Ohio as the thepla theplace
pla place where here we discovered America The Theachlltement Theachievement
achievement of the presidency b by one ot otour ofour
our native sons Is Indeed an honor to all allot allof
ot U8 and we feel justly proud and a asort asort
sort of proprietorship over over you during duringyour duringyour
your stay in our beautiful City of Zion ZionAnd ZionAnd
And this may serve to explain why whyeome whysome
some sturdy turd fellow elbowed his way to tothe tothe
the curb and shouted Hello BillY He Hewas Hewas
was not an Elk but was from Ohio Ohiofor Ohiofor
for as you know we Ohioans have a away away
way ot elbowIng ourselves to the front fronten frontejen
ejen en to the White House Could you youhave youhave
have preceded yourself here and heard heardJur heardour
our people vie jp each with the other as to toContinued
Continued on page 4
Scene in tabernacle at Provo where President Taft made an address Friday on his way to Salt Lake
OWHERE will President William WilliamH
NOWHERE N H Tart re eive a more cordial cordialgreetlng cordialgreeting
greeting than that which WS WSgiven wasgiven
given him Saturday morning at the thebreakfast
breakfast which was teni1 t nnq ra dd b by tbe tbemembers
members of th the Cfllrner Coptr C lnl cJub c b bLake f Salt Sa1tLake
Lake at the rooms of the club In West WestTemple est estTemple
Temple street It was the first formal formalwelcome formalwelcome
welcome from rom the business men of Salt SaltLake
Lake which the President had received receivedhere
here and an air of good fellowship char characterized characterized
acterized the gathering gatheringAt
At the start of the breakfast the Pres PresIdent President
Ident was formally Introduced to the as asmblage assemblage
mblage of business and professional protesalonalmen
men of the city and state b by W V J Hal HallIran Halliran
lIran president of the club Mr Halloran Hallorancalling Hallorancalling
calling attention to the fact that thehoard the theboard
board of governors of the club recently recentlhad recentlyhad
had elected the President the first hon hononlry honorary
onlry membe of the org organlzation organlzationPresident nlzatlon nlzatlonPresident
President Taft responded in an address addreSlwhich addresswhich
which lasted several minutes and in inwhich inwhich
which he referred to the fight for better betterfreight betterfreight
freight rates which the club now has on onbearing onhearing
bearing before the Interstate commerce commercecomm commercecommission
comm commission on Baying that It was his belief beliefthat beliefthat
that the coml11l commission ion should have the thetight theright
tight to readjust the classifications of ofrate ofrates
rate The President al also thanked the theclub theclub
club for the honor conferred upon him in inthe Inthe
the election as an honorary member and andpaid andpaid
paid a warm tribute to the organization organizationPresident organizationPresident
President and Party PartyThe PartyThe
The hour set for the breakfast was from
830 to 9 931 and those attending the affair affairout affairoutside
out outside ide ot the President and his part partwere partywere
were In their seats at the tables promptly promptlyat
at 815 a m The long table reserved for forthe forthe
the Pre President ldent members of his immediate immediatepart immediateparty
part the offiCErs of the organization organizationand
and the state and city officials was wasplaced wasplaced
placed at the south side of the breakfast breakfastroom
room and table for the other guests were wereplacd wereplaced
placed at right angles to this one onethroughout onethroughout
throughout the length of the room and in inthe In Inthe
the smaller room to the east eastDown eastDown
Down the center of the tables had ben benplac beenplaced
plac placed strays of smilax intertwined with witha8t8 withastei
a8t8 and carnations At the west end endof endof
of the room there was hung for the occa
sion a large picture of Shoshone Falls FallsIda FallsIda
Ida painted by H L A Culmer and andloaned andloaned
loaned for the occasion by the owner ownerColonel ownerColonel
Colonel E F Holmes HolmesVhen HolmesWhen
When the guests uests were seated prIor to tothe tothe
the arriva 9f the p presideatlal ldelttfa1 party J JIIef1h Jo Joaeph
IIef1h a alne aDnoun announced < ed that t those pres present res resent
Preset Presetwithout
ent were expected to o greet the Preeklent Preeklentwithout
without showing an any lmit limit in the hearti heartiness heartiness
ness of their greeting There was noneed no noneed
need however to exhort those present to toshow toshow
show en enthusiasm th u81allm as wa demonstrated demonstrateda
a few minutes later when the President Presidentand
and those accompanying him made their theirappearance theirappearance
appearance for the members rose as one oneman oneman
man and made the room echo with their theircheers theircheers
cheers cheersWh cheersWhen
Wh When > n the ch cheering > rlng had subsided the thePrellident thePresident
President took his seat at the center of ofthe ofthe
the table with President Halloran on his hisright hisright
right and C S Burton cashier of the theState theState
State Bank of Utah and vlc pr president ldent of ofthe ofthe
the club on the left Others at the table tablewere tablewere
were Governor William Spry Senator SenatorReed SenatorReed
Reed Smoot Senator George Sutherland SutherlandCongrflUman SutherlandCongressman
Congressman Joseph Howell Mayor J JS JS
S Branford Chief Justice D N Straup Straupof
of the state supreme coUrt H P Clark ClarkColonel ClarkColonel
Colonel Wat Walter r S Scott Jesse D Jewkes Jewkesstate Jewkesstate
state auditor Charles S Tingey secretary ecretaryof
of state A C Nelson state superinten superintendent
dent of public instruction John C Cutler CutlerCaptain CutlerCaptain
Captain Willis II lis UlIne A W V Carlson W WS V VS
S McCarthy H L A Culmer Joy H HJohnson HJohnson
Johnson Heber M Wells ells A R Barnes Barnesattome Barnesattorney
attome attorney general and the following mem members members
bers of the Presidents part Captain CalJtainArchibald CaptainArchibald
Archibald Butt Wendell encell 1V lIschler MischierCharles lIschlerCharles
Charles C Wagner agner Dr J J Richardson RfchardsonArthur RichardsonArthur
Arthur Brooks James Sloan jr and Jo Joseph Joseph
seph E Murphy MurphyPresident MurphyPresident
President Is Introduced IntroducedBffore IntroducedBefore
Before the breakfast had started Mr MrHalloran MrHalloran
Halloran arose and said I have the thehonor thehonor
honor to Introduce to yoU our distinguished distin distinguiShed
guiShed gUt guest > st the President ot the United
States and the first find nd only honorary honorarymmber honorarymember
member flect elected d to the Commercial club clubL clubLet
L Let t us drink a toast ta the President Presldntstanding Presidentstanding
standing standingThe
The guests at the breakfast rose to their
feet and pledged + d the PresIdent After
they were seated the President addressed addressedthose addressedthose
those present prefacing his remarks by bysaying bysaying
saying that he had made a good many manyspeeches manyspeeches
speeches at banquets but he usually had hadhis hadhis
his banquet flr first t for which reaaoa he was wasnot wasnot
not exactly sure what would be the result re reSult
Sult of making as speech on an empty emptystomach emptystomach
stomach The Presidents Pre idents address wa as asfollows s sfollows
follows followsMr
Mr President and gentlemen of theCommercial the theCommercial
Commercial club I haTe made a amany good goodmany
many speeches at banquets but I have havegenerally havegenerally
generally got my banquet first Laugh Laughter
ter I am not entirely sure just what whatthe Ibatthe
the result will be In havln having to make a aspeech aspeech
speech on an empty stomach stomachA
A gue8tYou guest You can make one after afteralso afteralso
also alsoOil
Oil no I am not going to make two twobiles twobites
bites ot the cherry said Mr Taft I Iwant Iwant
want to express to you my sincere gratitude grati gratitude
tude for your election of me as an honor honorary honorary
ary member of your club clubThe clubThe
The existence of a Commercial club clublike clublike
like this is a confirmation of the fact o owhich of ofwhich
which perhaps you ou do not need argument argumentor
or conviction that you have made pro pr0gress progress
gress In your commercial communities to topoint toa
a point that Indicates the solidity the thesolidarity thesolidarity
solidarity and force with which to ac accomplish accomplish
complish thing When an early commun communIty communlty
Ity comes when hen a community Is young youngand youngand
and everyone Is lookIng for himself there therPoIsnt thereisnt
Isnt quite time enough to produce that thatunion thatunion
union of commercial force that really is isessential isessential
essential to give stability to business cen center center
ter That you certainly have with your yourmembership yourmembership
membership of eight or nine hundred hundredover
over the state There is an indication indicationthat indicationthat
that you propose to exercise an influence influenceor
for or the commercial good an and doubtless for forgood forrood
good In other directions ot your commun communIty communIty
Ity ItyI
I observe that you are before the in interstate interstate
terstate comm commerce rce commission applause applausewith applausewith
with a proposition that you are not get getting getting
ting a fall deal with respect to rates Orcourse or orcourse
course upon that Question I have no noopinion noopinion
opinion except that J b believe lifve I directed directedthe
the filing of the complaint before the thecommission thecommission
commission and directed the attorney gen general general
eral to take it up
ThE inttrslatp ntt rstate commerce commission commissionIs
Is bo bound nd In this country to play a
President Taft Governor Spry and Secret Serv Service ce Operative Sloan leaving the Country club grounds yesterday I
greater part as the commerce grows and andthe
the necessity for adjustment and readjuatment read
jU8tment becomes more frequent lly llyown Myown
own judgment Is and that I expect to tobring tobring
bring to the attention of congress that thatthe thatthe
the powers of the interstate commerce commercecomml commercecommission
comml commission 8lon ought tobe to be increased Ap ApplatIe Applatse
platIe platseThere platIeThere
There are two methods of legislation legislationIn
In civil ch il law countries there Is an attempt attemptgenerally attemptgenerally
generally to formulate a complete system systemrounded systemrounded
rounded perfect and adapted by Its many manyprovl manyprovisions
provisions provl Ions to meet every emergency that thati8
i8 likely to arise and there are many in instances instances
stances in civil law countries of the pas passage IUJ IUJsage
sage of such statutes which really ac accompUsh accomplish
compUsh their t elr purpose and Indicated the tbevery thevery
very great ability and the very great greatjudicial greatjudicial
judicial knowledge edge of the men who whodrafted whodrafted
drafted the system of law lawBut lawBut
But we come from an Anglo Saxon Saxonancestry Saxonancestry
ancestry and we have lave adapted the system systemwhich systemwhich
which prevailed In England and which whichcontinues whichcontinues
continues with us When we need addi additional additional
tional room to our legal structure we will willput willput
put It on we will put it on by way of an anI anI
I We Ve dont ordinarily pay much atten attentlon attention
tlon to Its systematic relation or Its ar architectural architectural
chitectural relation rather to the main mainbuilding mainbuilding
building and IO It t Is in English history hlatoryand historyand
and In the development ot English h law lawthat lawthat
that you find a structure that bI very
hard to describe as symmetrical and yet yetIt
It grew up to meet the needs ot the com community community
munityThey munity munityThey
They didnt think It was necessary to toreform toreform
reform their entire system every time timethey timethey
they made an amendment and IIO they
went on making amendments to meet
the various phases that experience experienceshooed experienceshowed
shooed they needed to have That is the tbeca thecase
ca case e with 118 in regard to all these new newsituations newsituations
situations which we are called upon to tomeet tomeet
In Early Days DaysIn
In early days It wall not nece necessary eary for forus forus
us to take advantage > o of the commerce commerceclaute commerceclause
clause of the constitution In order to pro
tect anybody The state traffic was far
In a way the most Important that the themerchants themerchants
merchants had and the Interstate traffic trafficexcept trafficexcept
except upon the sea by coastwise vessels vblwas vesselswas
was really not worth mentioning But Butnow Butnow
now it has grown so that the 11terstate
traffic has reached 75 per cent in every
state ot all the traffic in the state or orout orout
out and hence It has become necessary neceuaryContinued necessaryContinued
Continued on page 4
At the AIm club last evening Presl PresldEnt President
dEnt William H Taft spent a delight delightful
ful two hours The entertainment entertainmentplanned entertainmentplanned
planned for the President was not an anelaborate anelaborate
elaborate one It was probably more moreof moreof
of an Informal reception than any anywhich anywhich
which the President has attended during duringhi
hi his stay in Salt Lake Lake1he LakeThe
The President was delighted with the thereception thereception
reception and In a short speech after aeterdinner afterdinner
dinner commended In most favorable favorableterms favorableterms
terms ot the progre progressive lve spirit shown by bythe bythe
the people of Salt Lake He said that thathis thathis
his entertainment was delightful and andthat andthat
that during his visit he had been Im Impre8td impressed
pressed with the progrIi progressive lve spirit of ofAmericanism ofAmericanism i
Americanism shown by the people of ofalt i
Salt alt Lake His speech followed that of ofGovernor ofGovernor I
Governor William Spry and was lar large largely < < e eI
I ly a discussion of the governors talk talkGovernor talkGovernor
Governor Spry had told ot the great greatthings greetthings
things that the stae was striving for tOland forand
and said that they were certain of ofachievement ofachievement
achievement In this sentiment the thePresident thePresident
President joined Governor Spry and andexpresaed andexpressed I
expressed the wish and more than that thatthe thatthe
the prophesy that all ot the thln thlnhoped things thingshoped
hoped for would come to pass passThe passThe
The President arrived at the Alta club clubfrom clubfrom
from the University club at about 810 810oclock 810oclok
oclock last evening Shortly afterward afterwardan
an elaborate banquet was served At Atthe Atthe
the conclusion of the dinner there were wereinformal I Iinformal
informal toasts by Governor William WilliamSpry VIlUamSpry
Spry Secretary ot the Interior R A ABallinger I IBallinger
Ballinger anr and by the President N Nprogram No Noprogram + +
program of afterdinner peeehes ha i ib Ibeen
been b n armnged and the talks were I pure purely > U UIy
Iy impromptu impromptuSutherland impromptuSutherland
Sutherland Toastmaster Toastmastern ToastmasterLned
Lned n e < 1 States Senator l01r gorge 8uthpr 8uthprland l utherland
land acted dtro1S as the Imprmlotu tat tatmaster tactmaster
master and Introduced th > e whm v h ni he I
One Hundred Union Musicians MusioiansViII
ViII Turn Out to Honor HonorPresident HonorPresident
President PresidentREMEMBER PresidentREMEMBER
A slight change has been made In the thetime thetime
time for the assembling of the must musicians mustclans
clans mammoth band which I is to ea eacort escort
cort President Taft tram the Knutsford Knutsfordthis
this morning to the tabernacle for theexercises the theexercises
exercises to be held there an announce announcement announcement
ment having been given out last night nightInstructing nightinstructing
Instructing the mu musicians lclans to assemble assembleat llflembleat
at the Knutstord at S oclock sharp this thismorning Is Ismorning
morning Instead of 816 a as originally ortJlnaUyplanned originallyplanned
planned Professor I I McClellan McClellanchairman McClellanchairman
chairman ot the committee on musicsaid music mus1csaid
said last night that It Is Intended to get gettogether gettogether
together the large t band that baa ever everplaJed everplayed
played in Utah UtahThere UtahThere
There will be about 100 men under the thedirection thedirection
direction of Professor Anton Pedersen Pedersenone
one ot the best known bandmasters In Inthe inthe
the west The band will be composed composedsOlely composedsolely
sOlely of union musicians being known know1as
as the Union Musicians Grand band bandThe bandThe
The musicians have tendered their theirservices theirservices
services tree In honor ot the President Preliidentas
as well as a token ot their thanks to toUnited toUnited
United States Senatolll Reed Smoot and andGfOOrge andGeorge
George Sutherland and Congressman CongreumanJoseph
Joseph Howell for the efforts put forth forthIn
In behalf ot the union musician In con congress congress
gress gressThe gressThe
The band will act as the mu musical lcal es escort escort
cort to the President to the tabernacle tabernacleand
and upon arriving there the musIcians musIcianswill
will enter through the south entrance entranceand
and take places reserved for them themnear themnear
near the choir seats The President will w111be willbe
be taken around to a private entrance entranceon
on the north side and k8 the chief ex executive executive
ecutive ascends the stairway Into the theauditorium theauditorium
auditorium the band will play Hall to tothe tothe
the Chief while the musicians will play playAmerica playAmerica
America as the President I la being eli escorted elicorted
corted to his seat seatThe seatThe
The Tabernacle choir will sing IUI the theopening theopening
opening election the Soldiers Chorus Chorusfrom Chorusfrom
from Faust accompanied by Profes Professor
801 McClellan on the organ The Salt SaltLake SaltLake
Lake Ladles quartet composed ot Mrs MrsMartha MrsMartha
Martha Royle King Mrs rs E P Kim Kimball Kimball
ball MIllS Lillian Summerhays and Mrs MrsEmma MrsEmma
Emma Saunders will give a election selectionaccompanied electionaccompanied
accompanied by Professor XcClellan XcClellanThen McClellanThen
Then will come the Introduction ot otPresident ofPresident
President Taft by Governor Spry and andthe andthe
the address by the PresIdent PresIdentAfter PresidentAfter
After the address Mrs Anna Cot ColburnPlummer CotburnPlummer
burnPlummer will Bin TIt flip F1
Without a Stain protes Professor or McClellaTl McClellaTlaccompanying McClellanaccompanying
accompanying on the piano The choir choirwill
will follow with the singing of The TheStarSpangled TheStarSpangled
StarSpangled Banner accompanied accompaniedby
by the band and organ orpnthe organAa
Aa the President leaves the tabernacle tabernacl6the
the bend will play a natlo national medley c cThe
The band will be stationed near the theBrigham
Brigham Young monument until he hepa hepasses
pa passes es by and will then go to the Orgon Or Orgon
gon Short Line depot to playas play as the thePresIdent thePresident
PresIdent arrives to take his train trainThe trainThe
The Ladles G A R band serenaded serenadfdthe
the President at the Knutaford lat latnight lastnight
night prior to his departure from the thlhotel thehotel
hotel to attend the reception arranged arrangedfor arrange arrangefor
for him and the band acted as escort to tothe tothe
the University club There Heids band bandgave bandgave
gave a concert and escorted the President PreFi PreFident
dent to the Alta club clubPRESIDENT clubS clubPRESIDENTARISES
President Tans first night sleep In InUtah InUtah
Utah was In room A and B at the theKnut theKnutaford
Knut Knutaford ford hotel Aside from a big
American flag drapped above the door doorthere doorthere
there wa no attempt to decorate the theroorna therooms
rooms Captain Archibald Butt and andthe andthe
the presidents per personal onal attendant attendantJametJ attendantJames
James Sloan jr occupied adjolni adjolnirooms adjoining adjoiningrooms
rooms roomsThe roomsThe
The p president ent went to bed shortly
before 1 oclock and was up before 8 8He 8He
He said to hi his aides that he bad slept sleptwell sleptwell
well and felt quite prepared for the thearduous thearduous
arduous day ahead of him himThe himThe
The furniture of the Pre Presidents tdents room roorawas roomwas
was that of the modem hotel apart apartment apartment
ment The dl distinguished tlrwul hed gout re required required
quired no extra attendance Bell boYS boYSmoved boysmoved
moved a little more rapidly when the th8BUlrmons thesummons
summons came from his room bJt btitotherwise bJtotherwise
otherwise the presence ot the chief chiefmagistrate chiefmagistrate
magistrate of the nation did not alter alterthe alterthe
the hotel routine Hereafter the room roomswill roomwill
will be known as the PresidentssU Presidents
sU suite Ite
caned upon to talk S Secretary < < retary Ballinger Ballin Ballinger
ger spoke briefly of the resources ot the thestate thestate
state and of the entire west as viewed viewedfrom viewedfrom
from the position he holds as secretary secretaryof
of the interior He congratulated Utah Vtahand Utahand
and the west on the magnificent dewl dewlopment development
opment ot Its resources and suggested suggestfdbrlefty suggestedbriefly
briefly the great po possibiiitles lbllttles along the thelines thelines
lines of further development developmeutGovernor developmentGovernor
Governor Spry told the President thaI thaIUtah thatUtah
Utah was one of the greatest states iTl inthe iTlthe
the Union He spoke ot Its past its itswork itswork
work of the present and its certainties certaintiesof
of the future The governor spoke con confldently eOI1ftdently
ftdently of the ambitions ot the people peopleand
and the certainty ot their realization realizatiol1i
The development of the resources of the theState
state he Did insured a greatly in incrc increased
crc creased sed population and an increased Increa8fwealth increasedwealth
wealth and happiness for the people who whodwelt whodwelt
dwelt within the borden of the state stateThe tattoThe >
The dining hall of the Ails club re reechoed ro roechoed >
echoed with cheers after Senator Suth Sutherland Sutherland
erland In a witty speech introduced the thePresident
President The President was In hi himost his hismost
most genial mood He was a part of ofthe ofthe
the informal spirit of the occasion and andhe andhe
he spoke In decidedly + p pleasing lng ma man manner 11 11ner
ner of the ent trta1nment he had re received received
ceived In Salt llt lake lakeBrlefty lakeBriefly
Briefly the President reviewed < < 1 his histranscontinental histranscontinental
transcontinental tour Hp said that ia
coming across the United Stat tatS s he heFtopppd
Ftopppd first at Botrl 1her he wag wastold
told hy tlP rpre reprecentntive > > I1tt p m11 of the thedty thecity
city that B Boston toll was a fI gruaf i C 2 pro pron progr
gr n + ssiti 8iy city ty tint it its I r atb > would wouldlluhl wouldInuhl
lluhl i ill a f yr alll n + d lhlt + rtt it its pe peo peol < 1 1k
k l HU tl1 laploi L1 l 1 t pro properous prosperous
perous In the world Throughout his en entire n ntirp
tire tour hI said hI encountered ju jut jutthis t tthi
this curt nt r plrit wIJih whi + h hp character eharattrContinued characterContinued
Continued on paso 4

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