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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - February 28, 1907, Lethbridge, Alberta Large blocks RND RETAIL of Winter Wheat and Irrigated in at prices and terms to suit any CITY PROPERTY Half Block Duff s good improvs i arrpin Block 2 Threequarters kcre in Block A 3 I acre in Block on Cdurtland St 1 acre in Block good 7roonn brick all modern 2 lots on Baroness Road NORTH WARD PROPERTY 6 oneacre tracts in Turners Half acre oh McKillop good Half acre in Waliword OUTSIDE 45 acres in KERR List your property with we wiU sell it anywhere it may SMOOT HOLDS SEAT Mormon Senator Entitled to sit in the United States Our he is bound to Ucprived oi his seat MK Knox said that he had maiority of the senate tionally referred to the proposed are doctrines ion against Senator Smoot as hnvc taught in the pulsionas he did nor think the senj diurch organization to ate would seriously there wnich that major jty believcs to or have da was any question of Senator Smoot possessing the prescrib Washington 20Senator ed the constitution and therefore le deprived of his seat by amajority He declaredthot it is not in the power of the senate is an easy step after the first one is because of a mans re retains his scat in IJnitedStates This was decidedtodayby of 4 to ending a long to say to the Thcsc nre noL jpoHUcSt nnd then lccause of his not Ficbtoen senators were we require other i economc questions ami the Actual standing on the resol lions or to say that we cannot trust because of his attitude towarc take next and logical one uf exclusion because of a mans ing the Actual standing ution51 for and 37 Senator Smoot did not vote and Senator Wetmor was absent and not VlSonator Knox today addressed the senate the resolution re ported from the lincn because of hisattitudc toward thy judgment of in ection of and we thcreiore insist upon the right to disapprove them for any Subject to the limitations imposed by the said the states are left untrammcledin their right to choose their HIM senator of tho senaU to protect J of no defect in the plain rule of the constitution for which I am 1 know of no case it docs not I ciinuot sec that any danger to senate lies in the that an improper character cannot be expeti od without a twothirds It e quiros the unanimous vote of a jury to convict a man accused of crime it should and I that it docs require a twothirds vote to ejoct a senator from his position of honor and power to which he has been elected by a sovereign Knoxsaid that il he were ask expulsion the l because he could not Imagine r that lass than the senate expelling a member a c conciselv tho truc lhcory of he entire membership cause not falling within one of consUtution on the important twothirds of tne entire to the fact that r of a sen w of the could unseat the Utah Knox said lieving in the Mormon irrevocable ordinance with in religious toleration in the state of He should not be expelled for beiag a member or officer of the Mor Church for the same He Casing attention to the fact that Pennsylvania was the first to take to approve constitution he for be prayed that she will be the last to The acquiesce in the of rights involved in this heresy of senatorial power to add to the constitutional qualifications of senators and kindred modern heresies of local Continuing he said perfection of human liberty point of the qualification of a sen ator he would unhesitatingly say That the constitution undertakes to prescribe no moral or mental qual ideation nnd in respect to such qusili fications as it docs the senate by a majority vote shalljudge of their existence in each whether the is raised before or after the senator hns taken his That as to all matters affect the sarre mon Church fotnc will only be attained un mQral Qr mcntal violated by der American constitution when lo in Monnons coniinulng polyj its dual sovcreisnties within its first instaTICCf sttbjectf ons with Senator sphere exerts its powers to the of thc to revcrsc gam0us sup most limits for the by a twothirds vote Smoot s approve for when the states are artificial bodies whcn an or an ignorlnt of the they have cease to denyand P without being ignorant of the c elected and the senate ouli not be justified in going out of acU ect for tne they have cease to deny and offcMivc stands in the resist the rightful and full senatorial and such a the national power over national af Uon cnn be made after the tO I Utah em its law against nlaiiotis by defeating its fairs when there are no attempts to lwnator hfts taken his encroach upon the wmJeniable reservj f hardly cd powers of the states for the later in its electing jthat there is no fed Alter eral law against polygamy or poi 1S cohabitation applicable now that Utah is a and when she was admitted lo Union of states it was that tbcre would and could be asked and answered his point ed He said is claimed he s cd powers of the states for the adopt a nilc of con grandizemcnt national slituUonll construction and senator tte people discriminate between wise acljon btxstd upon the theory that policies designed to meet iniperI may criminals or ativc of coadltioM RPd to thft SCTmlc Resides it does demagogic assaults vpon thc founda IQ mft lo conccding much tions of the republic for political or persona shall not in that some of the people be vexed by unnecessary about their daily affairs nnd normal conditions arc undisturb ed by ceaseless agitationsagitations formented by and insincere to state after it has deliberately and solemnly elected ft senator after the fullest consideration of his merits to concede on the first blush of the the states and honorable conduct by allowing so misrepresenting the just con stitutional policies of the vhleh had a due have a reason until or their existence and due its chosen representative admission to the body he is As regards Senator all have agreed that he is a man of un I blemished possessing every constitutional for a senator of tho United matter at is only is a member officer of the Mor inon churchnothing There is no other charge brought against him All other charges are included in or grew out of the fact thaV he is a and one of the advisory council to the presidency of that that in itself can not disqualify whereas Justice Story said The Catholic and the the Calvanist and the the Jew and the may sit down at the common table of the nati6nal council without any inquisition into their iaith and mode of Discussing the doctrines of the Mormon church and the record of Mormons who have held public office since the admission of Utah to the Knox quoted Smbots 1 that the of the land is binding if il comes in conflictwith the In the same Smoot said he believed that rev elations were received from tmd summing up his Knox said i In this country of religious belief is not an A man may believe what he chooses without fear of molestation mm thc law or de privation of his civil On the other religious belief will not avail him ixs a protection if he violates the Senator Smoot merely that j he believes it is possible that he might receive that is j It is a matter of fact he has never received and so He merely asserts that he believes is capable of receiving Surely this is not a danger of auch and such an imminent character as to justify cxpoWng him from thc and especially since he asserts under oath that in case he should have such a revelation and it should command him to break a law of the Unitd he would leave the country before violating the Concerning Senator Smoofs toler ance of the continued polygamous j relations by certain Mormon officials Knox said The only thing alleged Smoot is that he allows this sleep ing dog If this disqualifies every citizen oi Mormon and likewise who likewise from prosecuting the old Mormon they all jxlnrinc that polygamy is dying out and that polygamous marriages have ended in Knox said I do not see how the sanctity of tho home is at stake inthls If the Mormon church teaches polygamy and cnconmgoa its prac surely the fact that Senator Smoot is a monogamist and CHOICE SELECTED LANDS IN THE We Have Exclusive Sale of the Choicest Lands 18 Township 1T aud a laiVe selection of the best lands in adjacent contend opening taal Sfi ami we nJvise punhasers to COME NOW and nuke your sdectkMis BEFORE SOMEONE ELSE GETS OPPORTUNfTY General Agent j r f morhs ltd Iron Castings and Machine Work Structural Steel Sashwcights Knox MILL AND MINE SUPPLIES Pipe Bar TRACTION ENGINE MeUl BOILER REPAIRS OF KINDS COMPETENT BOILERMAKER WEES I m hisyouth set his face and lilted know no tenet in Ihe new propa against ganda of constitutional construction j r0ot of Mnialn the dangw to tBat the s f voice agninst polygamy is conclusuu j videneo that he is fighting by ccpt and etample for the sanctity of I to African home against and circumstances requiring the greatest moral on the other the Mormon church is not teaching and encouraging poly the argument that sanc tityof American home is involv ed here utterly You may take cither position and it will load to SMmtor Smoofs complete vindfca tion and to the certain conclusion s have that the purity of thc Continued on FOR SALE Tenders U received to 3st of March purchase ami removal of te which form Reward Will to anyoiw yj JT 111 jti ivi bay bromn 1 and one sivy branded b ed the old store housa at roar oi longing to the Hudsons lUiy situated on Smith Tlvaro jw is lot of valuable dry lumber in Apply of tor ;