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I Vol. 4; No. 18. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, JANUARY 14, 1905. Prick 5 Cents B : ' BV i n Ml jmmmmm i I II Polygamists in Salt Lake I After all tho fuss, all the row all the I mud that has been thrown at Utah, B all tho allegations about polygamy in- I creasing, all tho false testimony that B has been given by witnesses for the B prosecution in the Smoot case; after B a" the miles of slander, slush and ab- B solute lies that have been printed In B the Kearns organs for tho past two B years. aftor utal1 nas een ma(lG to aP B Pr as tho cesspool of tho United B States, after good .honest people east B and west navo been made to believe B that Salt Lake Is a hades where no B woman Is safo; after all this and a B Ercat deal more, how many polgamlsts ' B do )'ou tlimk there are in Salt Lafco B City? Just 74, all of whom entered H tho polygamic relation heforo tho is- J suanco of the church manifesto for- H bidding polygamy, most of them many H years before It. Thoy are all old peo- H pie. a four over 80 years, 58 over 60 B years and 14 over 50 years. B Tnth herewith gives a list of the Bj polygamists in each ecclesiastical B war(1 ln tho entire city. The list is J correct, It Is neither minimized nor ex- aggerated. Tho census was very care- fully taken and Truth defies tho Trib B unc, or tho Ministerial association or Charles Mostyn Owen, or ox-Senator B Cannon or Colonel Nelson and his de j tectlves or any ono elso to success- fully controvert this statement. Truth published tho census of tho school teachers, showing that over 80 per cent of them are Gentiles. Tho Trib H une could not controvert it, dare not deny It. Truth also published a list of the stato offlcers, showing that tho Gentiles had a majority of those of- flees and tho most remunerative of- Aces at that. Tho Tribune daro not deny it, neither can this statement as to the number of polygamists be con- troverted. Hero it Is: I Polygamists of Salt Lake City. I First Ward Ttotal number of po- lyeamists, 5; number over 50 years If Wi 3j number over 60 years old, 2. 1 lv T.d Wanl Total number of po- I old i 1; number ovor c0 years I tniT.h,r,1B Wartl Number of polyga- sts, 2; over 60 years old, 1; ovor I 7n years old, 1. I Fourth "Ward Number of polyga- y mists, 2; number over CO years old, 2. Ono of these is 73 years old. Fifth Ward Number of polyga mists, 1; ho Is over 80 years old Sixth Ward Number of polyga mists, 3; number over 50 years old, 2; number over CO years old, 1 Seventh Ward Number of polyga mists, 2; number over 70 years old, 2. Eighth Ward Number of polyga mists, 3; number over 50 years old, 3. Ninth Ward Number of polyga mists, 4; number over 70 years old, 1. Tenth Ward Number of polyga mists, 1; number over CO years old, 1. Eloventh Ward Number of polyga mists, 4; number over 60 years old, 4; 1 over 70. Twelfth Ward Number of polyga mists, 4; number over 60 years old, i; 1 over 70. Thirteenth Ward Number of po lygamists, 2; number over CO years old, 2; 1 about 80. Fourteenth Ward Number of po lygamists, 10; number over GO years old, 10; all over 70 years old. Fifteenth Ward Number of polyga mists, 1; number over 60 years old, 1. Sixteenth Ward Number of polygi-mists,-1; number over GO years old, 1; 1 over 80. Seventeenth Ward Number of po lygamists, G; number ovor CO years old, 6; 1 about 75. Eighteenth Ward Number of polyg amists, 4; number over CO years old, 4; 2 ovor 70. Nineteenth Ward Number of po lygamists, 1; number over CO, 1. Twentieth Ward Number of polyg amists, 3; number over GO years old, 3. Twenty-first Ward Numobr of po lygamists, 3; number ovor 50 years old, 2; number over GO years old 1. Twenty-second Ward Number of polygamists, 3; number ovor 50 years old, 2; number over GO years old 1; 1 over 70 years old. Twenty-third Ward Not any. Twenty-fourth Ward Not any. Twenty-fifth Ward Numbor of po lygamists, 2; number ovor 60 years old. 2. Twenty-sixth Ward Not any. Twenty-seventh Ward Not any. Twenty-eighth Ward Number of polygamists, 1; numbor ovor 60 years old, 1. Twenty-nlnthWard Number of po lygamists, 1; numbor ovor GO years old. 1. Thirtieth Ward Numbor of polyga mists, 1; number over 50 years old, 1. Thirty-first Ward Number of po lygamists, 1; number over GO, 1; about 70 years old. Thirty-second Ward Number of po lygamists, 1; about 47 years old. Thirty-third Ward Number of po- . . . -v isaS lygamlsts, 1; numbor ovor 60 years old, 1; about 80 years old. Total numbor of polygamists, 74; number ovor 50 years old, 14; numbor over 60 years old, 58. And all this row has been mado over 74 old people who are living in tho re lation they entered into yenrs and years ago, and who, in tho course of a very fow years must, in tho natural order of things, pass away. Salt Lake has a population of approximately 75,000. Thoro are fow cities In tho United States which could mako n bet ter showing on tho polygamy question than Salt Lake, oven not counting those in other cltols who practico po lygamy on tho European plan. It Is evident to anybody who has any sonso of fairness and justico and reasonable perception that polygamy In Utah is a thing of tho past, and In a very fow years will bo extinct. Thoro is no fair ness nor honesty In tho war that is bolng waged on Utah. Tho worst thing about this war is that it is waged by pcoplo who livo In Utah and should help to build up instead of tear down. And all this row about 74 old polygamists, many of them tottering on tho brink of tho grave! 'It's aston ishing to what extent a fow charlatans can fool the people SNAPSHOTS AT LEGISLATORS. Senator Lawrenco is ono of tho most activo-mlnded men of tho upper houso, with marked oxecutlvo ability and n strong dcslro to get to tho root of n question without wasting tlmo. & & Senator Loose can't mako an elo quent speech, but ho can puzzle his opponents with pointed questions. When his mind is mado up, ho receives argument ns If ho wore of stone. & vt Senator Willis Johnson, good-looking and popular, never loses his cheery smile, even when ho is soundly beaten. Senator Lovo loves to say nice things nbout his opponents when ho Is making a fight for something ho much desires to go through. But thoy aro not always lovely when you grasp their Inner meaning. Senator Holllngsworth is not quite so young as ho looks, and those who tako him for a boy In experience will fall Into error which might prove em barrassing. Senator Gardiner Is just ns hard headed and full of common sonso as ho appears to bo. Ho Is slow to reach conclusions, but is nearly always right. & & Senator Bamberger Is always ready to throw down tho gauntlet and the flro of hnlf a dozen antagonists never causes him to loso his head. Senator Lewis Is always qulot, no - , mnttor how exciting tho dobato bo- I comes. Ho can mako a speech, but it I is alwnys pitched ln tho conversa tional koy. Ho works with method nnd rapidity. t Thomas Hull had a good record as ' speaker last year, with tho exception that ho somotlmcs fnlled to prod dila tory members into doing business. Ho i was too lenient nnd pormittod tiro- ; somo nnd long-winded speeches that ; woro not to tho point. : Harry S. Joseph, rod-headed nnn ,. nugnnclous looking, will probably "tako a fall" out of somebody boforo i Mio session Is fnr gone. Thoso who 'invo hoard him on the mining ox- 1 "hnngo do not bollovo that ho will ovor 1 weary In dobato. I l': '' 1 D. It. Roberts likes to get on tho Mde of tho minority. Ho Is over ready Ht flro a hroadsido at tho weakest part nf a proposed mcasuro and usually loos it effectively. Tho old members of tho houso will j greatly miss William R Whito ot Marysvalo. Mr. White was tho ono -opresontatlvo of last session who could deliver an oloquont, stirring and entertaining oration on any subject that camo up for dobato. . Who will supply tho clnsslcal quo tations this year is a question not yot answered. Br. A. S. Condon did last session. Somo of tho members novor knew whether to tako his Latin phrases seriously or otherwise .Tames B. Wilson probably hold tho record InBt year for tho numbor ot times ho was declared out of order. But ns this Is his second oxporlenco somo now membor ought to gain that distinction. Georgo Austin knows nbout every thing thero is to know nbout sugar beets. Ho knows othor things of courso, and is an ablo worker for all legisla tion that will advanco tho Interests of tho farmer. . Tho local domocracy had a groat tlmo doing honor to tho memory of Andrew Jackson on Monday evening. H Tho banquet was a groat success not only ns regards tho menu nnd appoint- monts but oratorlcnlly and onthusias- I ticnlly. Tho democrats certainly fight M best when they aro lying flat on their I ; backs. After such a knock out ns thoy I sustained last fall it would not have ; B been a matter of astonlshmont if thoy I had been still reeling nnd faint from I tho blow, but thoy woro'nt. They woro ff as lively and pugnacious as ovor and made tho woods ring with oratory and B cries of "bnnzal." Tho old war horses woro thoro prancing and snorting and m tho younger felows were not a whit bo- H hind in flro, enthusiasm and hope.