Get 1 more page view just for clicking
to like us on Facebook
Broad Ax, The (Newspaper) - April 25, 1896, Salt Lake City, Utah >QUR GOVERNMENT is ON THE CONSENT OF THEJ GCAKRNED." _THOMAS QUALITY OF LIBERTY WE POSSESS is EQUAL TO THE QUANTITY OF RESTRAINT WE PUT UPON THE GOVERN-1 MENT. WEBSTER. 2 HEW TO THE LINE. VOL. I. SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH, APRIL 25, 1896. No. 35. THE CRISIS IS HERE. JOSEPH F. SMITH made appearance as attorney for the cent Church manifesto at Provo, ott last Sunday. According to re- trentlemau made a con- the -_ be looked for in Utah within the next few months. The old fight must not be started; it would only make matters worse. The remedy should come from the Mormon a U1C people themselves; they alone have ;ma plea, although he had a bad the opportunity of bringing Utah up out of great tribulation, and of making her the brightest star in the West. Where is the raan or the set of men who will seize the open- I cause and carried the majority of to audience with him. One would infer that the creed of the manifesto a new departure, from the fact is read to the Stake j ing and lead on to glory? Now is ,1 ____ 1 ____ J_l __ J ______ the time to act, for delay is danger ous. Some of the purest and brightest members of the Mormon Church openly condemn the spirit H j I i to be the established law of the I and purpose of the manifesto, and Church The creed or tenets of a I in them lies the hope and prosperity church change, or be of our young State. We must have rarely ever done until there j peace if we have to fight for it, and 1 >1 1 Conferences and ward meetings, and after a one-sided discussion it 13 Mibraitteil to the people for their attcr which it is presumed appr but has been thorough discussion and we can have no peace until Utah is imestigatiun, and a substantial rea-...... son therefor. In the pres- ent case, the promulgation of this edict more of strategy than tain any such monstrous and un- American ideas. Before Democ- racy can flourish and take heart again, there must be a withdrawal or modification of the church mani- festo, and an outspoken Democratic newspaper in Salt Lake, that will stand up for the party "through evil as well as good report." It is true that the cause of De- mocracy is growing brighter all over the country every day; that the West can see a star of hope by way of the South, but until we in Utah can get in line with the American spirit, there is but little encouragement to tight for party success when it can be manipulated by a power greater than the people themselves. We have expressed ourselves in line with the other American States. Let it begin with those we have indicated and the contest will be settled forever Selah. Daniel for temporary chairman and A. B. Norton and W. S. Kevins as temporary secretaries This is the last convention of Lily Whites at which delegates have been regularly elected. The vote has increased materially since the first nomina- tion, and the leaders are sanguine of making a good showing. No in- structions will be given delegates and they will be left free to act as they see fit. The above netds no comment, for it is in perfect accord with what the Broad Ax has always main- tained. The Republican party hates the negro race at heart, and only shows them friendship when they can use them for their own selfish ends. There will soon be need of a force bill for the g. o. p. in the South. Sole tor Youman'fl New York Leader. We alao carry Stetson's and other fine hats. W.P.MleleiwtileCo., IBS 'M'ailn BtXMt. j HATS, CAPS GENTS' FURNISHINGS. I R. K. Thomas Dry Goods..... i UPTOWN OFFICE: 161 MAIN. TELEPHONE 675. ALL sr Coal Go, Main Office and Yard near Hot A Spr'gs R.R.depot f Telephone 650. KINDS. M. MvLrjrr if Co. Wholesalers and Retailers of Whiskies, Cigars, ETC. a 13 SOUTH MAIN STREET, SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH. IE. E. WILLIAMS, MURRAY, UTAH. f WAitUU n ra mn m Dealer ln Wines, Liquors, Imported and DomesticC; c s The. Security plainly in these few words, because j PROFESSION AL. we believe it is to the interest not I ___ honesty It was railroaded through the General Conference at its clos- ing hours without any apparent op- position, simply because it came as DESPONDENT DEMOCRATS. LAST Tuesday, the Herald of jusuiuu, i vhis city published an editorial en- i s irpnse, its adoption strenuously j Despondent the Church leaders, and wnich to a reader a thousand miles we believe it is to the interest not only of the Democratic party, but of all other parties, and of all the people of Utah, that there should be an awakening to the condition that confronts us. The remedy must come from those who brought tofldition. They have it to the l MOYLE, ZANE COSTI6AN, ATTORNEYS ANDCOUNSBLLORS-AT-L.AW. Deseret National Bank Bldg. DICKSON, ELLIS ELLIS, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW. Rooms 512 to 515 Progress Building. Office under Deseret National Bank TELEPHONE NO. 142. Utah Mining Bureau. 46 E Second South St Salt Lake MINES BOUGHT AND SOLD. i Careful examinations made of mining' properties Reliable reports made. Mercur property a specialty. Domestic Cigars. CORNER SALOON. E. E. WILLIAMS, Proprietor. H.J. John J. 1 Grant. and Traas. J. Qrant quietlv acquiesced in by the people without debate or deliberation. Its away from Utah right; but when uttered to the t tnousana miies i and invite the sunshine or pros- would sound all perity to light up our valleys. Will passage was accomplished by about i Democracy of of Utah immediate the same methods that the demone- jv upon tne ri8ing of astorn cloud, tization of silver was achieved in 1873. Many who favored it did so they do it? We pause for results. upon the recommendation of others not knowing or realizing what they were doing wheu the matter came up. Legislation either by the church or state that is secured in this way is pernicious and danger- ous, and is always resorted to for the purpose of getting the advan- tage by a trick It is almost always followed by a reactionary sentiment m a free country, and the tide of public opinion flows as far in the as it did in its Smith in his opposite direction favor. President ProM> address assumed to expound the full meaning of the manifesto, when he maintained it was the province of the Church to direct which threatens to cover the State with Egyptian darkness for years to come, the criticisms of Democrats by the Herald is mockery, prompt- ed either by stupidity or unlimited gall. Yes, the Democrats of Utah are despondent; they are paralyzed and disorganized. They feel that many of the professed followers of Jefferson and Jackson in the State of Utah, have yet to learn what Democracy is. They feel that be- fore marshaling their forces on the field of battle, it would be far bet- ter policy to get them over the hills and in some quiet valley let them practice on the awkward squad of politics until they know something of veteran service; and the editor of the Herald would doubtless de- 9U- RA Y YAM COTT, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. 507 McComick Block, SALT LAKE CITY. Utah Poultry and Produce Commission Co. 108 W. FIRST SOUTH ST., ISALT LAKE CITY, UTAH. IS THE CHURCH TO BE PREME? AND so the manifesto ia to be presented to the people in the sev- eral Stakes? are still curious to know wherein this is necessary. More- over we think it will have a preju- dicial effect on Utah's interests. We would that they hadn't asked the people's voice in the matter. As a matter of fact the people can do no less than expect their honored (church) heads, presidents of quo- rums, missionaries or others whose time should be given to their call- ing to so devote it without being told by them what they should not do. We do not tell a trusted em- ploye not to steal, nor should it be necessary to tell them not to mix politics with their religion, or their FERGUSON CANNON, ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW. 332 Constitution Building. GRANT SOAP CO. OFFICE AND FAITQBV, 761 TO 761 S. 3io War ST. Manufacturers of High Grade Laundry auii Toilet Soaps. PPKOIALTJES BEE HIVE, ELECTRIC and 5c LAUNDKY. BEE UIVF Ton ET PINE TAR, PERfECT FLOATING, CASTILE AND COMMERCIAL BAR. J. F GRANT. SALT LAKE Cm, UTAH. WALTEB L. PRICE, Manager. CHERRY JIMMONY, LAWYERS. Rooms 0 and 10 Walker Bros. Bank Bldg. SALT LAKE CITY. Telephone 27. Manufacturer of Pure Ice Cream, Water Ices, Candies, Home-Made' Bread and Cakes. 266 S. MAIN ST. SALT LAKE CITY. WHEN BUYINQ POWERS, STRACP AND L1PPMAN, Attorneys and Counselors. EAGLE BLOCK. SALT LAKE CITV. GRITGHIiOW, SHOES Why not buy the beet there Is for the money on the market. ROBINSON BROS., The Shoe Builders, manufacture them. 85 W. FIBST SOUTH ST. SALT LAKE CITY. and control in temporal as well as spiritual affairs of the members of the Church. This is the true logic of the manifesto, and this is doubt- less its true intent; and no one un- derstand-, it better than President Smith, who was one of the authors and supporters of this new creed. What the effect of this dogma will be upon young Utah remains to be seen We believe, however, that the intelligent American por- tion of the Mormon Church will repudiate this attempt to enslave the mind and conscience of man- kind; that they will upon reflection, say to these church bigots, we are the followers of the man from Galilee, who came upon earth to rive information and benefit by do- ing duty in this body of recruits. It is true there is an apathy in Democratic circles; but why is it, and when did it begin? The "tired feeling" came unexpectedly upon the young Democracy of Utah on the 7th of April, 1896, and was rendered more potential a few mornings afterward, by the publi- cation of a leading editorial in the great Democratic daily in this city, apologizing for, and justifying the blow, that made the Democratic party in Utah "bite the dust. religious duties. We hoped the Deseret News Rooms 25-27 Hooper Block. J. L RAWLINS. B. CRITCHLOW. S. W. STEWART. C. B. STEWART. I now have In my employ a firstxjiusi practical Optician. Am better prepared than heretofore to grind and fit glasses to suit the Bight EYES TESTED FREE. Jeweler and Optician 282 Main St. Salt Lake City FRED C. LYNGBERG P'A.NOV Grocer. OYSTERS, FISH AMD GAME. Imported Cheese, Fancy Fruits, etc., etc. 8 E. FIRST SOUTH ST. Telephone 18 FURNITURE CARPETS And Upholstery Goods, etc. Bicycles and Baby Best Goods and Best Prices. 11 AND 13 MAIN STREET, SALT LAKE CITV. would have enlightened an anxious public of its necessity for general dissemination. Is it designed that all members of the church (or priesthood) shall submit to an- other's advice, counsel or dicta- tion? If so, then is not the Mormon church behind the political throne, hence the dictator in Utah, and a potential factor in all the surround- ing States, with a power in the na- tion that is a menace of the whole Independent. We are glad to note that the press of Utah is not to be muzzled. Such plain talk as the above shows j STEWART STEW ART 317 McComick Block, Salt Lake City. ALEUWitfT EUGENE LEWIS, at %m, 117 Commercial Block, Salt Lake City. Real Estate Loans R. N. BA8K1N. E. O. HOGE. BASKIN HOGE, Mrs. Anna Macon ou going to do about "About "Why, about the Bicycle you are going to buy." "I am going to do just what every sen- sible person does, go to Browning Bros., 155 Main St., and buy a Rambler. It's good form to ride a Rambler and, be- sides, there is some satisfaction in know- ing that you have got the best that money can buy. I want a wheel that I can rely on and one that I know is worthy the confidence I place in it." F. A. SAKUTH TAILORING Co. Fine ArllMle TAIliORIlfG prietm. PRICES: ISIS JAMES A WILLIAMS, Attorney-at-Law, 404-405 PROGRESS BUILDING. DIALXB COAL OF ALL KHID8. Bert quality, toll weight, prompt Mlrery Uptown offlm with Marks ft Courtney. Telephone 606. 4OE. SECOND SOUTH ST Goal f the best of the people will be found who will together and maintain the true doc-. Q triaes of the church, and preserve ber oE tne themselves and their children H'. J.DININNY, Commercial Block, Salt Lake City, Utah o-----Telephone 674-----o Washington Market. 313 Main St, Lake City, DAY, ROWE Co., Props., Dealers in Meats, Groceries, Fish, Poul- try and Provisions. of thennm-1 are directly sponsible tor iac -n the State, and a contest wiU be mmde for seata for a full delegation of from Texas. Two of A. J. WEBER, ATTORNEY-AT-LAW. 2406 Washington Ave., Ogden, Utah. the American people all over, the Union will apptoteand applaud fight wider the the courage and conairtency of roch dictation, or m declaration. Stirring tunes may of a of church letderdap I held meeting Uiu (dodged to main- (afternoon and agreed on Look Ife- Ad. KROGH, AND SHOE MAKER EepUrlng Neatly DOM at Low 106 E. Second South, Salt Like City J BOOT Second Band Stout tor SAMUEL A. KING, M. P. WELLS, First National Bank Building, PBQVO, UTAH. FIJVE TAILORING. 140 Main Street. 00 and op. 3 SO and up. CHAS. W, HUHL, Cutter. NO. 65 W. SECOND SOUTH......... SALT LAKE CLEANfflC CO. PAUL, SMITH. Preprtrtw. Clothes Cleaned and Pressed 85 cents par month. Panto Pressed 25 cents. Panto Dyed f 1, Ladies' clothes Cleaned and Dyed. Bepmir- ng neatly done. 279 South Main Street, under St. Elmo. IKSTSUCTIOHS In Oil Painting and Art Needle Work. OIL PAINTINGS FOR SALE, J. p. BY Student of the Chksgo Art losttasc. Studio No. 71O Main ft INEWSPAPERif
Once upon a time newspapers were our main source of information. Now those old newspapers are a reliable source for hundreds of years of history and secrets of the past. Now you can search for people, places, and events without the hassle of sorting through mountains of papers!
Newspaper Archive is the world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 145+ million newspaper pages. Plus our database expands by one newspaper page per second for a total of around 2.5 million pages per month! The value of your membership grows along with it.
Those looking to find out more about their forefathers can empower their genealogy search with Newspaper Archive. Within our massive database, users can search ancestors' names for news stories and obituaries. We must understand our past to understand our future!
24 hours a day Monday-Saturday
Your full introductory membership payment will be credited toward the cost of full membership any time you choose to upgrade!
"It is amazing how easy and exciting it is to access all of this information! I found hundreds of articles about my relatives from Germany! Well worth the subscription!" - Michael S.
"I love this site. It's interesting to read articles about different family members. I've found articles as well as an obituary about an uncle who passed away before I was born, and another about a great aunt. It's great for helping with genealogy." - Patricia T.
"A great research tool. Allows me to view events and gives me incredible insight into the stories of the past." - Charles S.