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William Glasmnnn, Publisher.
(Established i70.)
This paper will always flgbt for
progress aud reform, it Will not know
ingly tolerate injustice or corruption
and will always flRht demagogues of
all parties, it will oppo? privileged
classeg and public plunderers, it will
never lack sympathy wlfV the poor,
It will alwavf remain devoted to the
pubMc welfare and will never be sat
isfied with- merely printing news, It
will always be drastically independ
ent and will never be afraid to attack
wrong, whether committed by the
rich or the poor.
The official paper or Ogden City
and Weber County. All leRal notices
authorized by law to bo published by
etd city and county will appear ex
clusively in the Evening Standard.
i . i
A frequent visitor to Ogden read
the article In the Standard headed,
j "Southern Utah Buy in Ogdon, " and
j be said
! "What Mrs Benon of Parowan
i eaya of Ogden merchants being able
to command a larger amount of the
business of the southern part of the
state is true, provided of course, the
proper amount of boosting Is done
"I have been an Ogdon visitor regu
larly during the past two years and
have lived In the southern part of
I Utah seventeen years. There is a
! lamentable lack of information amonc
the people of my section in regard
I to your fair city They look upon
Ogden as a great overgrown village
that has a little larger population
than Provo and that there Is nothing
here hut railroad yards and 6hops
Why don't the business men of Og-
den disabuse their minds?
"You have your wholesale houses
In nearly every line of business and
can surely compete with Salt Lake
In prices. You have a city built In
the most likely spot In the west You
have natural resources close at hand
You have an Immensely rich terri
tory to the north of ou, the trade
of which you should monopolize en
tirely. Not a buyer from the north
should escape you, if you have the
goods that he wants If you haven t
the goods, get them Carry your
boosting campaign away into the
south. Tell them about yourselves
Prove to them that you have, the
goods and can deliver them
"Another thing let them tell you
all about our people It Is very no-1
tlceable that here In Ogden you don't
know much about southern Utah.
Take my word for it, they are not
savages. Go down and see them.
You'll find them an interesting and
hospitable people They are eager to
see the state of Utah forge to the
front and will 6tay with the com
munity that manifests the same spir
it "Let me tell you something. Den
ver's greatness did not come about
- ; " i
by Denver boosting Denver altogeth
er Denver assiduously boosted 'he
state of Colorado and by so doing
boosted Denver.''
Our visitor hits the mark This j
city is not as well advertised In
southern Utah as it should be. Had!
1 Ogden one of the semi-annual con
ferences of the Mormon church this
shortcoming might be corrected, but,
' failing in that some other method
1 should be devised to bring our mer
I chants into closer touch with the
1 consumers of that part of the state
j We have but little faith in the 'get
I acquainted junketing trips. An ex
: inordinary attraction, staged In Og
den. might bring many people from
southern T lab The Four-State fair
j wap planned to accomplish something
along that line The fashion 6how of
j last fall might be enlarged upon and
it-no the purpose
This is a problem that should be
worked out
A number of years ago. the mer
chants of San Francisco, to guard
against eastern houses making In
roads in the trade of their territory,
lnited the business men of Interior
California. Nevada and southern Ore
gon to travel to the metropolis and
back at their expense That was quite
an expensive undertaking, but it paid
If (Jnlcn is not known to outsiders
to be the important city that it is,
one of the first taHks before us is to
demonstrate to all that no place In
I the intermountain country surpasses
Ogden as an emporium or as a place
of beauty
That the United States is not pre
pared to meet an attack from Japan,
should Bryan's mission to California
fall and the Japanese enforce their
threat to declare war has been set
forth in the Standard The leading
military authorities In the United
States, within the last few days, have
made the same declarations A mem
ber of ihe general staff of the army
Is quoted as eavinp:
"We hold the Philippines with 1?.
000 troops The island of Corregidor,
at the entrance to Manila bay, which
it is proposed to hold with this force,
Is but partly fortified In the Island
of Oahu we have about 5,000 troops
with Whicq to protect. Pearl harbor
and Honolulu This island is but part
ly fortified and the least number of
troops that it has ever been calcnlai
ed could hold It against attack is on
division of about 20,000 men
"In the United States we have a
partly trained militia of about 120,000
men of all arms and corps, a mobile
regular army aaliable of about 32,000
men and a coast artillery force of
about 15.000 men
"This last would be in the sea coast
defenses, so there would remain for
defense about 140 000 mobile troops,
all badlv organized, the majority of
which are half trained. To concen
trate these troops on our Pacific
coast, ehould there be no hitch in
transportation, would take from four
to five weeks. And it may be said in
this connection that, not knowing the
enemy's objective, wo would not con-
J jPfl K?Wjr That is what we all ilo when
ll m EbSXEQfW buying sh oes
k-r- . Why not eliminate all chance
"r Jgi and buy
I j You are sure of style there is not a more up-to-date shoe
made comfort is assured on account of their perfect fitting
I qualities, and their wearing ability is well known.
I?j Nobody ever heard of a Packard shoe giving anything but
aboslute satisfaction.
I Get your shoes shined at our shine parlor.
ilf "yjSj
tentrate them at any one point, but
must divide them between two jr
If we consider next the probable
action of Japan It is evident that two
courses are open, always remember
Ing that she has at least two months 1
free before she need ever consider i
our fleet First, she can seize the
Philippines. Hawaiian islands and
Alaska. Second, she can seize the j
Philippines and attack the Pacific
coast. In either case she deprives our
fleet of a base on Its arrival In the
Pacific To do either of these she has
at her disposition transportation for
150.000 men exclusive of her fleer
This has been carefully estimated by
men whose duty It 1b to be familiar
with details of this nature
"If we are to Judge her chances of
success In the first case It has been
said that, using the vessels of the
Bmaller tonnage, escorted by her poor
er vessels of war, Bhe can In two
weeks disembark on the island of
Luzon in the Philippines two divi- I
slon8, 60,000 men. and establish a na- j
val base, seize Manila and proceed to
reduce Corregidor 28 miles away.
In two weeks her fleet will hn'
reached the Hawaiian Islands. Into
which wt will not have been able to
throw reinforcements owing to the de
lays of concentration and the impos
sibility of obtaining transportation. In
three weeks such troops a6 she may
deem necessary to have sen' will bai
landed and her fleet will have a na
val base and be free to harass our
Pacific flet. and meet our fleet east
or west should it have been able o
carry sufficient coa! to make the voy
In the second case Japan could pro
ceed against the Philippines, as al
ready stated and for the moment
nonn' the Hawaiian islands send to
the Paeific coast from LQO,000 to 120,
000 trained soldiers, escorted by a
fleet In lour weeks, before we could
have been able to concentrate, the;
would hae arrived and could land al
most where they would."
Military men are making this un
prparedness serve as an argument
for a greater army and a more pov
erful nav. but the real weakness is
not that we have not a navy strong
enough but Is to be found in the blun
dering policy of keeping our most
powerful battleships in Atlantic wa
ters The business nen of our east
ern seaports demand that the flee! ,"'
kept there, as the presence of the
ships means th distribution of lare
sums in trade There never will come
a sudden demand for the presence of
the warships on the Atlantic coast,
but, with Japan as a constant menace,
and prepared to strike a blow without
warning, there Is a possibility that. I
not now. sooner or late, the urgent
need of a strong fleet on the Pacific
will bo manifest Japan had sunk four
of the Russian ships in Port Arthur
before declaring war. When that
eountrv decides that the time has ar
rived to dispute with America the
naval supremacy of the Pacific, there
will be no preliminary blowing of
trumpets, but simply a repetition of
the Russian affair
With the American navy concentrat
ed in the Pacific, the Japanese could
neither make a successful landing on
the Pacific coast of tho United States
nor gain possession of Manila or Cor
regidor island; in fact, with the Am
erican fleet in Pacific waters, the Jap
anese, with their present naval
strength, would never make the al
tempt and they would be far less bel
licose ,
William Jennings Bryan, who was
In Ogden long enough Sunday to ac
cept congratulations from Mrs K.
Bhepard, state president of the Utah
W. C. T. U., on his grape juice dinner
to the diplomats in Washington, e
plaining his attitude on strong drink,
"My life has been spent In publie
life, and my experience Is that If there
is one place where a man should not
drink It is In public life Nowhere
are temptations greater, and for this I
reason a man must carefully hold
, himself in hand After having been
in public life one-quarter of a century
I can testify there has never been
one day when 1 found that It would
have been advantageous to me to
drink And I never found that I lost
standing even among those who did
drink. I have never heard one eriti
cism made of my position as a total
"In thi6 respect I Bhall continue as
I have been going. I'll not change,
even in my high office, where some
persons think that in the interests o:
diplomacy this or that should be done
which does not exactly square with
their conscientious scruples American
diplomacy Is not the kind in which you
have to make a man drunk iu order
to deal with him "
Bryan promises to be more famous !
as the apostle of total abstinence than
as the orator of the "cross of gold"
speech, which won him his first great
distinction in public affairs
Notice Is hereby gien by tho Board
of Commissioners of Ogden City.
1 t&h, of the intention of said Board
to make the following described Im
provements, to-wlt:
To create Brlnker avenue from 25th
to 26th streets. Wall avenue from 20th
to 21st streets, 20th street from
I Washington to Wall avenue, as a
se ver district, and to build therein
pipe sewers, connecting with the man
holes of the present sewer system
and with such other manholes as mav
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pl Messengers
BrocotelL Leathers, LierustaWalfon, Duplex and Oat Meal
Good Rugs and Carpets
Beautiful patterns, best weaves and longest wearing quality
Axminister Rugs, 9x12 S25.00
v39'0 'Cellar Mop, $1.50. Wall Paper Cleaner,25c. See our
New Queen Mattress, special Blue Art Tick, for $10. Best ever.
be necessary, and to defra , the whole
of the cost thereof, estimated at $1,
' i'n i.hi by a local assessment on the
lots or pieces of ground lying and
being within the following district,
being the district to bp benefited or
outer boundary lines
All protests and objections to the
carrying out of such Intention must
be presented in writing to the city
recorder on or befon- the .loth day
affected by said Improvement?, viz
All tho land lying between the out
er boundary lines of said street and
avenues, and a line drawn 132 feet
DUtward from and parallel to tin- said
of April. 1913, at 10 o'clock a m , that
being the time set for said Board of
Commissioners when they Will hear and
consider such objections as may bo
made thereto, at the Mayor'- office,
at the City Hall. Ogden City, Utah.
By order of the Board of Commis
sioners of Ogden City, I'tah, datel
this, the 7th day of April, 1913.
A G FELL, Mavor
II .1 CRAVEN, City Engineer.
First publication April 9th. 191?,.
LaBt publication, May 1st, 1913.
Writing from Camp Stowo. on the
west slope of the Humboldt range
not far from Mill c ity on the South
ern Pacific railway, Frank L. Kelxr.
editor of the National Miner, aayi
A slab of solid metal worth $;",;. 00"
9 feet long. 4 feet up and down, 8
inches thick, was taken from an
open cut 1500 feet from where Camp
Stowo is situated Out of this sum'
open cut 110 feet long, H ff'ot v "J'
and from 8 feet to 30 fec-t deep a
total production of sliver aggregat
ing the enormous value of $750,000
was taken. That was during the
early davs When tho Dunns, Culonel
Swing, Mark Twain. Bill Claggett,
Judge Dixon and the Bonniflelds,
three miles beyond, gve fame and
glory to Humboldt county, wltb Un
ionvllle as the metropolis of those
early days. The middle sixties,
some fifty vears ago record thai 81 I
This Is on the SprmK Valley side
of ihe great Humboldt range " !
In the heart of the land of gold and
slher and other useful Industrial
metals such as give service to so
ciety, necessary' to the arts and sci
ences, and from which wealth comes
to those who seek and find
With Commodore Bonnlfield at the
wheel, accompanied bv John D. Sher
win and Art Stowe, who has natural
aggression and shrewdness to de
tect the good things of mother earth
aud who is attaining fine success as
a broker and mine operator, we ar
rived here early Sunday morning.
The drive In Bonnifleld s auto was
iiulckly made, covering 'he sixty
seven miles in about four hours. It
was a crisp morning, bright and bril
liant and exhilarating, full of Inspir
ation and with every turn, belonging
to the velocity of the auto, a sort of
bewitching Interest and fascination.
engaged the attention of the traveler
The singing meadow larks, the grand
majestic mountains, the snow-capped
summits, the varying hues and col
ors and intensification of redundant
nature with tho mesmeric influence
ol the gold and silver In yonder
mountains, was such a charm and ex
ercised such feelings over the travel
ing seekers for the gold and silver
haven In and about Camp Stowe
Proof of New Wealth.
Passing through the gap out from
Mill City one's attention Is attract-
ed to the evidence that comes with
I mineralization. To the left Is Dunn
Glen, with its long-time record of
I metal production, and from thence
l westward, until this place is reached,
i is one continuous reminder of the
I halcvon days of the argonuats when ,
silver was king and worth $1.29 an
! ounce and the richer ones afforded
great profit to transport for hundreds j
of miles for reduction That was
the early day game
The first line of old workings
westerly Is the famous Sheba mine
This mine has a recorded credit mark
, of millions of dollars and is the
foundation of the great Heart for
i tune, for here it was that Senator
(,-orK"' K. Hearst, futher of V. R
Henrst. made his first substantial
raise and oui of which the millions
that are at tho command of Amer
! lea's great newspaper publisher
1 sprung. The Sheba production of
silver was Immense The old mine :
workings are notable from the road
way They are situated on the north
easterly slope of Star peak On Star
peak the Thornton mine Is under
operation and Is a splendid rich
Mark Twain's Abode,
A short distance south is the anti
mony mine, some miles further
southwest 1b the Arizona mine, which
in its day was one of the finest si I -
. yer properties in the world and Is not
worked out yet. Its production is
magnificent Out of it fortunes were
carved for John C. Fall and his east
ern associates and was the founding
: of Unlouvllle, one of the historic
landmarks of Nevada, the old county
st-Ht of Humboldt county, aud the
early day home of Mark Twain. Colo
nel Swing, Bill Claggett and the like.)
j The cabin of Twain, the courthouse,:
where Claggett. the "gray eagle," and1
others thundered forth and gained
great repute for eloquence; also the
remains of the mill constructed by
ex-Senator J. O. Fair and Tom Swing
in '64 are visible and reminders of
those days.
Beyond the Arizona mine comes the
Pfluger property The development
! shows this a princely estate. It Is
ipstimated that this property has over
V- onn.noo in ore blocked after the
shipment of high grade from it The
property is entailed Across the
ridge on thf- Indian Crock slope and!
beneath the shadow of Dun peak,,
so called after L F Dunn, the pa
triarch of the Humboldt ranpe and j
who has resided there for fifty years
or more past, Is the Moonlight mine,
on the Moonlight lead, and which lead
! Is sponsor Tor the Sbebn. Arizona and
Pfluger mines
The $750,000. with tbo $56 000 sil
ver slab production, as coming from
the open cut mentioned before, came
from this property. These proper
ties, these showings and proven facta
are a real glory to those who aro
I and are becoming conversant with
the wealth of the Humboldt range
I section, a section that offers a sn
I perlority for the prospector and mine
' operator. In all directions from Camp
Stowo nature offers a rare prize for
I the effort and intensity which usually
prompts the searcher for gold and
I silver.
Gloucester, Mass , April 28. Ben
jamin Robinson, tho discoverer of fish
glue, died yesterday, aged 84,
f $25
spent for a Hart, Schaffner
& Marx suit or overcoat at
Wrights' Store buys more
real worth in quality of
style and tailoring than it
possibly could do else
Wrights' CayytfcSt Hut Ccbbr lc Mrx
' it is wise'" policy '
& -.;
A to look ahead to start a rcser.e fund in t lit'
M Bank and add thereto regularly U
i-i ,
I W helP your funds grow hv adding Liberal
Interest to your deposits.
Vunr aeeoiint is invited.
4? Interest paid on Savinga Account. k

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