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Salt Lake Tribune, The (Newspaper) - December 7, 1890, Salt Lake City, Utah THE DATLV TBIBUNE CITY UTAH SUNDAY h DECEMBEB 7 1890 AMANDA OLSEN TESTIFIES Her Version of the Relations She Had With HalL SHE OOESH REMEMBER THE SHOOTING Given by Her and Zanos Explanation to the Keporters Other Court Mutters beforr tho doom of tho Third Dis trict Courtroom were opened yesterday morning Jin eager throng of pooplo crowded vestibule leading to tlu fiourl room and patiently waited for adrnittJinco 1rumptly at 10 oclock Judge Xano opened court tho bailiff gently murmured Hear ye Tlearyu Tho Third District Court of the Territory nf Utah in now In the dork polled the jury and tho third days trial of Amanda for tho murder of Frank Hall had commcnoud Tho defendant accompanied aft usual hy hor mother and lady finUw promptly on Unio and was soon after by Imr father Tins prisoners was the name as heretofore during Jior testimony a faintfound rescinding laughter camo from Her fullior in giving testimony nalcd how on one occasion she had gono to grandfather s hoKMiUi miuniJ thu nteliL wllhout Hlon that ho found her took her homis and roprovorl IHM Further iMlrllufl tho Miat hy ivprovinher bo had licked This was said in such an in iimiinir Unit the In whloh thuy wcro joimifl by tlnMlufeiidiiiit as stated liuymul tins and up to Mm timu was culled to the Muiiii shosiatln her bunion tho table before whlcli she was scatid u graven Tho she has thus fiir is marvelous but ho attributed to tlu phlegmatic temperament so characteristic of the Swed ish race Contrary to expectation tlio re poctrrw were allowed their duties nf reporting the news in peaee Thu United Btates WHH us mock an a suckling Inrnli in fpringtlmo not a word being said by hlrn throughout tho proceed ings conciMnliig thu press he cvirloully having coimi to the conclusion to dovoto his attention to prosecuting the defendant in the case and not THK TiuutfNK us ho had done heretofore attendance woro llmltod to Um seating capacity of the hidgo Xano having given orders that no more Hliould bo admitted than was consistent with safety ho fearing should the court nocomu ovenrowdod that tho building would col lapse An oHieer was stationed at tliu floor to enforce tho order und scores of peoplo were refused aclmission TKSTIMONV FOR TUB Mrs Ann Hart was tho first witness called to the stand by Judge Powers Slio was much mori suLfluod in manner than when Hhe testified in behalf of tho prosecution und although somewhat nervous her testi mony did not dlllVr materially from that first given Khc testified in substanee as follows only tho now olioted being K Hull left town about Lite or MUi of Novomlior bo about tho of September of this year lie was MIIpposec luivo gono East I was absent pnrtol1 the time ho WHS or Jlvo hu roUjrnofl hero about tho time T did Hull and Amanda bpoumo uciiualuted through introduction I dont rmnombor wiLiiig them together only when I was with John K OlHon tho father of tho prisoner as to tho condition of hln daughter before and mooting testi mony In that rospuct being similar tho description given by Jurtgo Powers In his opening stutemont for de fmtsu Ho testified that he had undo in tho old country who was Insane had died He then related facts connected with his beoom acquainted with Hall how ha had glvori him ponnisslon to visit his house and court his daughter ho knowing at tho time that was a nuirrled num This hu ex plained lio permitted because If Ml stafeu that ho intendud to got a dlvoivo from his wife arid that ho would marry Amaiula as soon as a dlvorco ooutd ho pro cured Ho also testified to tho physical and mental condition of his daughter after Hull bia left town After telilng of Halls visit to house on tho night was alleged have committed the outrage Mr Olson said I mver saw hlrn at my houses after Tho I know that my daughter was griovlng was when I picked hor up in thr 1mII wliovo sho was lying senseloss and carried hor to her eight or ton diiys after he loft After that sho became gloomy and sat moaning and wrlng iug her hands us If In groat distress SI HI shunned society worked only at intervals utid constantly complained of pains In hor houd Shu learned that Hall had relumed she became more distressed and mlsor ableOn the Saturday evening before tho nhootivig ho retiiinod homo and not soelnjc Amanda he inquired for her He at last found her lying unconseious on hor bod She lay on baoki hor oyos were wido open gating at tho coiling of the room Ho tried rouso hor but only a faint beating of tho pulse showed that sho was still among tho Uving Wlum shu recovtrod consciousness slu said nothing about Hall except that sho intended to marry On Sunday sho ate nothing but sat lu her room ail lay alternately moaning and wringing hor hands Sho would nor talk bur ubaulonoil herself to her great griof Sho did say once Oh that cruel man how could he trout mo soV Ho then gave In dotall a conversation ho had with hor Hiibsoquent to that morning Sho was still overcome by grief and ho endeavored to comfort lior Ho said Thank laid lu has notdono anything bad to He then demanded to know tho facts ami asked that socluco you Sho an swered Yes ho Sho began to weep und tho father suid I will forgive you if you will take it Sho kept re jieixtlng that U mo is ami fearing that sho might do herself barm ho requested hor mother to watch her care JMr Olsen then related in detail her subsequent sullorlnps her sleepless nights from that time up to tho commission of tho homicide Ho also suid thut bo and Ills wife had concluded TO send Amanda to California and closed by describing his ap pearance at the sctmo of tho tragedy learn ing then that tho victim Irank Hall ami the slayor his daughter Mrs Hart jolng his informant On ciossoxjirnlnatlon he stated that tbo defendant was of a very determined dispo sition when aroused and quicktempered when site in wronged or an injustice was done her Ho had novor hcurd her say that sho would kill Hull sho did not say He has ruined my llfo and I woulk like to kill him 1 testltied at the Coroners in quest that sho said in answer to my ques tion Has ho seduced you she replied Yes he has und ho ought to Cbarlotto C Olsen mother of tho doferid Hiit the next witness Her testimony corroborated that of hor husbands On Saturday morning sho saw Hull going into Mrs Harts house and sho nearly fulnted In order to quiet her 1 agreed Unit wo should go down town to sen him That morning sho was awful wild iind funny wrung hor bands and cried continuously went clown about 11 or 12 oclock wont to Godbe fa Pluss drug store summoned a messenger and Amanda sent a note to Hull asking for an Tho witness then related how they mot Hall Amanda going to the restuurrnt whilo she waited When Amanda returned from the restaurant sho was so wild that sbfi could nut see mo I caught her by tho arm and sho said go home I can not stand it Oh dour Oh dear What shall I do J Witness then related the condition of Amanda during Saturday night Sunday and Monday Continu ing she said Amanda complained of a pain in her head She didnt Buy anything about killing herself Sho IUitl I cant stand it either must I dlo or IWit ness then told of the conclusion she und ber jousbarid had come to in regard to her to California It being decided that sho should go on tbo following They wont town Monday morning to make a few purebases arid Amanda leaving her mother she was going to Auorbachs and would meet bcr at the postofiieo did not know that Amanda hud purchased a Tbo rest of bcr testimony was sub stantially a repetition of tbo testimony given by the dcfeueJant which will bo de tailed below Mackey tho messenger boy carried the noto from the defendant to Hall requesting an interview was tho next witness Jle related how ho was called bow bo performed his errand and how ho returned with tbo anawer from tho deceased lrlto Klepon the proprietor of the restau rant where Hull and Miss Olsen held their interview testified to their being there on tbat eUy He stated tbat thoy went Into a private room Nothing unusual happened The hidy wont out first Hull stopping to purchase i cigar K W Wilson a bookkeeper in tho UtaU National Hank testified Lo having been In the noighborhejoel of the shooting heard the shot saw saw Amanda Olsen as she ran down tho street Her face KVemed bu distorted she did not hitvo tho MppOAntnco of a sano Tho rest ef bin testimony was unimportant N Htrnup who was with Mr Wilson corroborated that gentlemans testimony in regard to their meeting Miss Olseti and her wild and unnatural appearance On arriv ing at SCIMIO of the tragedy ho saw Mrs Hart Siiosalel Olsen WUB tho one who did the Sho also said Miss Olson alsei shot at I called her atten tion w the fact that there was but one shot Hhe then said She shot at nio and hit A recess was then taken until 2 oclock p m AITKrtNOON 8KS8ION David L Murdock tcstllied to meeting Miss Olson near the see no of tho shooting She was gesticulating very wildly her face fearfully dlsteirtod and hud such a wild look that lie did not her al though bo had known her by sight for yearn Judge Powers thcr announced that Miss Olsen would take thu stand Tho defendant look oil1 Mm veil and walked without assist ance and with groat irlfpossession tho stand and took the oath without a tremor ShCKiiid I am the defendant In tho caso im years of age sinel was born in Salt Lake She then relnlcd tho his tory of bur life since leaving school bow she bad mot Hull at Mrs Jlurts and bow he had sought iin Intelview with hor I knew bo WHS married and had children liv ing at Mrs At last she went out for a buggy rldei with him and during tho ho told her of tho lonely life bo was loading and saiel it was because his wife bad been untrue to At last be tho permission of hor parents to visit tbo bouse and court IKM vlsltejel the house a week Ho said that bethought a groat doal of und asked If 1 had any regard for him said that I el Id not at that timo Ho said that ho would got a divorce from his wife that in eyes of God ho was entitled to a liveirco and wanted mo to promise to marry Sho gradually learned to love him with bur whole heart and had told him so lie again asked her to be his wifo and sho had promised to give him an answer within ayear One night in November ho visited hor they were In tbo parlor alone tho rest eC tho family being iu other por tions of tho bouse IMiss Olsen then des cribed what followed Wo wore sitting oa the sofa sueideinly he put a handkerchief ovor my mouth 1 struggled uiel tried to ujreuin butejould not I became iinejon sclems When 1 came to ho was chafing my hands 1 reproached him and asked why he had treated me so Ho said I did It to make siub of you so you will not go with anyone Ho begged me to keep and said ho would make everything right After I had quieted down I promised to marry him Ho left shortly after arid bo never called Miss Olson then related how sho mot him on tho street accidentally when ho again promised to make every thing nil right and detailed at length tho physical ami mental suite rings she had un dergone since tho alleged outrnyo She told the same story related by her father and mother up to the time sho loft her mother to go with Hall to tho restaurant WhiMi there iho asked him what his inten tions wore to which ho laughingly replied that he had no Intentions 1 asked him ellel bo mean to bo true to his promise and ho replied So long as ho had ftirs Hart for a mistress ho ellel not care to marry any She then told him of hor groat af roolhm for him and bogged him to fulfill bis promise Sho then related how ho had caught hor by tho waist atiel anklo auel his aMompt to acjalii seduce hor how sho had repulsed him tho manner In which shei left tht restaurant bow sho had joined heir mother and how she suflorod both bod ily am mentally until Monday morning Sho told the story of going down town with her mother her purchase of tho pistol at Kvunss gun store After purchasing tho pistol she rejoined her mother at tho post and wont home She told of breaking the pistol and of hor return to tbo store for the purpose of having it repaired Having aeoeimpUshoel her errand she started home moeaing on Use way Mr Hall and Mrs Hart Sho did not want to meet them but an nn lontroUablo Impulse caused her to halt unelar a trco As they passed hor sho said te Hall Ob Frank how can you torture mo wiV After that 1 did not romombor anything until I saw Mr Hall lying on tho curtrack 1 do riot remember saying to Mrs Hart 1 will fix you Miss Olsen thon related bow she went down the street towards thu police station her testimony tallying with that of the other witnesses Jennie testified to mooting Miss Olson on the brow of tbo hill shortly before tho shooting Tho witness said Sho looked very pale she stared at mo in a va cant way am nob positive whether she spoke In moor W J Stewart clerk ot the Court corroborated tho testimony of Marshal Young Sergeant McCimly and Judge Lunoy as to tho manner In which Miss Olson enteroel the police station and hor actions on that occasion At tho conclusion of Mr Stewarts testimony court adjourned until Monday morning at 10 oclock AN KXTUA JUniCtATj OPINION Judge Ziino yesterday afternoon informed the court reporters of Tits TRIBUNE and tho J If raid that ho bad evidently been nilsun undorslood in tho matter of the reprimand Ing of tbo reporters of the papers men tioned Ho said that after a jury had been Impanelled In a case the newspapers hud a perfect right to publish the proceed ing and the tacts in the case but that ho did not think it proper that they should bo pub lished duving tho Impanelling of a Jury ns tiic talesmen would evidently bo Influenced and It would bo diflloult to select a jury which would be wholly impartial At the present said tho Judge the nature of the heart of man is such that in my opinion It is Impossible to secure an impar tial jury when they know the facts in such a caso as ANOTHER CeWTEJIPT OF COURT The jury in tho Olson murder in dulged in a smallsized mooting after tho adjournment of tho court yesterday Juror Pearl was their spokesman and he protested to Judge Xanc against tho sleeping accom modations furnished them on tho night pre vious Juror Crabbo was particularly iu elignant He was heard to say I dont propose to sloop four in a room I wont go to sloop at all if tbat istbo case Judge 7ano finally succeeded in pacifying them and It is to bo presumed that more suitable accommodations were promised COURT XOSKS Tho hearing of tho case of J H Hammer vs Martin Blaokman ot has beon set for December Oth days additional wcro allowed tho de fendant to answer in the caso of J A Gaticn vs Tin Publishing Company Matthias Erickson a native of Sweden admitted to citizenship on the testi mony of I S Funsttom and E Johnson Andrew Smith and John Hayes charged with obstructing tho highway appeared bo fore United Status Commissioner Norrell yesterday and the case was sot for Decem ber Ilth John J Stocking who was recently con victed in tho Third District Court of the crime of perjury was to have been seu tenced yesterday mornmir but his attorney appeared in court and gavo notice that he in tended tomove for u new trial The Court therefore continued Mic matter until Tuesday morning at 10 oclock when tho motion wjll bo hoad In Frouato Conrt Estate of Abraham Hays deceased order mtide for commission to take testimony of tcsidluc JnNew York order made vacating an order made November 11 1SOO for hearing to he had December IS IS90 of petition to set aside decree of distribution made by this Court November R 1SOO Estate of Adam Soul deceased scUle ment of final account and petition for dis tribution camo up for bearing proof of publication and notices of hearing approved Henry Button sworn and ex amined order made allowing account anci granting distribution as prayed for Estate of Archibald Livingston deceased order made discharging administrator and releasing sureties Estate of Asenuth deceased order made discharging administrator and releasing Bait Jiake Police Court Mary Johnson licked a boy with a stick because his actions didnt just suit her Tbo childs parents however ran her into court and she paid yesterday for her fun The S5 oliupordidu of hot ginslings yes terday wore John Flynn Mose Connors N N Kupp J W CJuisc Pat Drudall E L Smith Churlejs Carpenter F Hock Pat Sullivan being an uuld offender was jacked up for twenty days and George Mar tin a vng went visiting at gravel pits for thirty days The five suspects who woro arrested early Friday morning by tbo police on suspicion of being mixed up in tho Dye holdup were arraigned yesterday TJyo did not show up but five policemen were able to testify In eaeb case The Court however apparently did not consider their evidence of much value for ho discharge four of tbo sainted five arid ono of these was a coon who had just served out bis timo for playing havoc in a circus with a razor As the form glided swiftly silently away Sergeant Billy Mc Curdy struck an attitude of dospnir ex claiming Oh temporal Oh mores Ubmara gentium sumus echoed every policeman present Tbo city barbers who would violate the fourth commandment got a black eye in Justice Luneys decision yesterday when he fined L B Wright Lbo Fifth West street harbor SI0 for running his tonsorial joint on Sunday A stay of proceedings was asked until Monday which was granted pending a proposed appeal Tho city barbers urc a happy crowd today as now their day of rest is secure Tho ease of Comoriseun William Hiley chargeel with attempting to rob the man Dye was continued until tomorrow W B Lowery of Eighth East street called at poliee headquarters late last night to state that two unknown men ono with a sandbug as long as a bologna sausage tried to hold him up but skipped out on seeing liis gun Tbo police no faith in Low orys story us they know him of old A man giving bis name as Ed Wilson went Into tbo Crystal salonn shortly after 1 a m yesterday and picked u quarrel with tho proprietor Ho ended by pulling u rock done up In a handkerchief and assaulting tbo man The hitters arm warded off the blow when a hue and cry was raised and Wilson ran out and into a neighboring alley Tho police ciipteirod the weapon and shortly took its owner Intow to the jug Wilson will bo heard THE COUMTY COUBT Shipping1 a Pauper Tlie Road Miscellaneous Tho County Court mot yesterday at 11 oclock In regular session Judge Bartch pro siding Tbo Sheriff was instructed to purchase a ticket to transport Wm Baker a pauper to Montroso Colo James Young of East Mill Creek appeared In tho matter of a complaint against him for fencing in a county road Selectmen Howe and Cuboori wore appointed a special corn mlttoo to Investigate Tho bond of C J Schmidt for liquor was approved Tbo Security Abstract Company was awarded tbo contract for maps to bo used in tho Assessors oflice consideration There were several bids ranging in price from S2WO to J In tho matter oi the complaint of Jloguo et al tho clerk was ordered to amend tho minutes and notify the Collector of tho ac tion taken in accordance with tbo opinion of tho County Attorney Tho petition of the Utah Central Railway Company to bo allowed the rightofway along one of tho county roads in East Mill Crook was referred to a Committee of tho Whole which will visit the point lu question to investigate Jt was ordered that lists of all unoancelod mortgages bo prepared by tbo County Re corder for the use of tho County Assessor Tho County Attorney was instructed to draw a lease for a cruvol bed which tho county has leased fromblm Want MOJO Jllto Thorn I simply want to say to tbo good folks of Suit Lake through TDK TIUHUNE remarked Mr Druolil of the drug firm of Druohl Franken having like many others tbo most implicit confidence in tho business future ot this city wo have dis posed oC our several establishments which wo havo conducted for an unbroken period of twenty years in Chicago to locate hero Wo aro poor hands to move from place to so it is safe to say our residence here will bo permanent For twenty years as I said wo have conducted the drug busi ness in Chicago and if years of experience and ripe knowledge in our line and tho handling of fresh reliable standard goods will serve as an inducement for tbo peoplo to favor us wo must receive our share of patronage Yes wo uro both graduates in pharmacy Mr Frankou receiving his di ploma from tbo Chicago College of Phar macy while 1 studied and graduated and served practically under the rigid disci pline of a Gorman college But I am not used to my own praise come and look ovor our littlo Messrs Druchl Franken have com menced business at Third South and Main streets and have unquestionably a model Having tho means and antici pating the wants of our people aud realiz ing bow necessary it is to be up with or in advance of tho times tho gentlemen have spent a mouth of judicious selection and purchase in tho East of every conceivable novelty in the way of brackets handsome shelving airtight compartments for the proper preservation of materials and for decorative display Every modern appli ance aud now idea connected with the pre scription dopanmonl and chemical labora tory has boon placed in its respective place It is but a fair statement to say that aside from the most complete assortment of every required drug and druggists sundries chemicals and proprietary remedies the display of imported soaps perfumes cologne waters toilet sets and sponges is undeniably superior to anything shown In Salt Lake heretofore Messrs Druchl Frankon must succeed in our city There is a great field hero for such men who not only know how to conduct a legitimate business prop erly but havo the essential stock In trade to do it with SHANNONS STATEMENT School Keforms A lively scandal comos down from tho Reform School The now board of directors Is composed of saints and sSnnors but the superintendent is a good Saiut named Bar ton Bartons wife is matron and all tho oflices aro ailed by different members of the Barton family It scorns there is a girl in the institution about IS years of age sent there because she was bad Some time sinco she informed her father that she had suffered from Bar tons too close attentions and was about to become a mother An investigation was held and because tho girl had no character the superintend ent was believed and kept in his place But it transpired tbat at ono time Barton against tho wishes of tho matron went at the girls room and took her outsido the builcUug This Barton explained was to use the girl as a trap to decoy and catch some hoodlums who was prowling around the premises he having no doubt obtained tho idea from the exploits of Elders Hamp ton and Solomon Tho girl niatloptbcr charges of Bartons coming to her room and she going to Bar tons but it was her word against his Tho question is whether some changes are needed in this institution or Tho richest cut glass in tho world is Dor Aancrioan Cut Glass Tho genuine always has tlioir trademark label on It Your dealer should show it tOtyou Thero is nothing morb appropriate for wedding or holiday gifts Cheap Excursion to Pueblo Colorado Oiuaha Kansas City and Chicago For rsnlo only at Gro sbeirs ticket under the post office Christmas zifts atPursonss Book Store Me Tried to Introduce Business Meth ods in the Recorders OOice MR HYAMS BOSSED THE CASH BOX Mr Shannons Appointment His Duties as to Says Hyams Used of tbo Public Recorders Call on The Judge Powers Says Considerable interest has been aronscfi by tho announcement of a probable shortsvge in the Recorders office and as Recorder Hyams In morning paper directly at tacked his deputy Mr Thomas Shannon the latter was interviewed yesterday and asked whether before tho charges were made he had investigated the books of the office He replied us follows I had never investigated the books or accounts of tho office any more than start ing to make a rough estimate or statement when riyams took tho books and said tic would make out a statement of tho af fairs of tho Were you evor asked to explain any shortage or was never asked to explain any dis crepancy nor had I an opportunity of knowing where or in what way any shortage When did you first learn o anything of the kind Tho first intimation I had of any short age was when my fathorlnlaw sent for mo aud told me that Mr Hyams hud informed him that I was short In my did you socuro an appointment in the Recorders ollleo I went into the Recorders office on tho 9th or 10 of April last upon Mr Hyainss solicitation entirely and as for Judge Pow ers recommending me to hlrn or asking him to give mo a position ho never did In fact he knew nothing about tho offer that Mr IIyams had made rno until after having asked Mr Hyams for a week or ten days to consider tho matter and ho had agreed to this I came to the conclusion that it was the best thing I could do I told Judge Pow ers that I had been offered this position and I felt it was tho best thing for me He said ho was sorry to lose mo hut that he did not wish to stand in my way It was after this when I accepted tho have you to say as to how the ac counts were kept No account was kept of thellcenses issued and paid for excepting a small daily mem orandum cash book until I went into tho office when 1 took up a monthly cash book that had been commenced by some one in which every license excepting liquor li censes for which I kept a sepaiato account and by tho way of which no account what ever was ever kept until I went into the issued was entered In tho memo randum cash boolc referred to every cent that camo into tho office was entered and at tho end of the day tho money In the drawer was counted and always compared with tho footings in the cash book J speak of course of tho time I was In tho office which was nearly two months after Mr Hyams entered upon tho duties of Recorder and what was done before tho Oth day of April I know nothing of At tho end of each day for three or four weeks after I wont into this office the mouey accumulating that day was turned over to Mr Hyams who put the same into a tin box in the vault as I had no key to this box nor lid I know the combination of the vault until a month or so ago when tho same was changed and I was given a memorandum of It Three or four weeks as I say after I wont into tbo Recorders office Mr Hyams gave mo u key to this money box in tho vault and always after that whan I had counted the money at tho end of the day I would place the same In this box and It accumulated Mr Byams would turn tho sa7ne over to the Treasurer However on tho 7th day of Juno I said to Mr Hyams that there was considerable in this box and chat I had better turn it ovor to tho Treasurer when lie told me to do so After I had counted tiny moneyarid given Itto the Treas urer and ho had checked ofr the deposit slip I hundod hlni and saw tho amount was correct I asked him for a receipt and ho gave me one T took the same into our office and after looking around for tho receipts which I thought Mr Hyams must necessarily have I asked him where his receipts were as I wished to put the ono I had with them he told me that ho had none and that was tbc first time I knew that Mr Hyams had never taken a receipt for any money ho had turned ovor to the Treasurer I asked him if ho didnt think ho ought to have a receipt from the Treasurer when he turned over money to him Ho said he thought ho ought and thereupon asked Mr Walden for receipts for the money ho had previously turned over and that gentleman than took his cash book and wherever he found that Mr Hyams had paid over any money ho gave him a receipt for tho same After talking over the care lessness of that sort of thing Mr Walden suid that Hyams had upon ono occasion while ho Walden was out brought in over S1900 and laid it down on tho desk and walked out When Mr Walden came into tho office seeing a pile of money on his desk he asked the Auditor who was the only one in the office where tho money came from and ho said that Hyams had been in and supposed had loft it Mr Walden counted it and asked Mr Hyams some time during tho afternoon if the amount was correct and he said it was Waldon there upon made an entry on his cash book of this When would tho cash book be checked up At tho end of each month the monthly cash book was checked from tbo daily cash book so that tho money was never again referred to after it was deposited in the vault until Mr Hyams camo to turn it over to the Treasurer and he would then simply and turn it into tho treasury As I have said before I have kept a separate monthly cash book for liquor licenses copying in it every license issued When the money for theso liquor licenses was paid to anyone in our office would at oncotake it to the treasurer to get his receipt for same then at the end of each month I would check off the monthly cash book from the Treasurers receipts In the month of July I think when I camo to ohebk up the cash book from tho receipts I discovered that wo had no receipts for money paid by J W Elliott and Murphy both liquor dealers I referred to tho applications and found tbat they had been paid and Mr Hyams re ceived tho money I asked him if he had gotten no receipts from the Treasurer and ho said no that tho fact was he was a little short in the bank and had placed that S600 to his credit there but would give his per sonal check for same which he did A day or two after that when I for the second or third time went to turn the mouey we had in OUT possession over to the Treasurer Mr Hyams came desk and took his check out that he had given in payment of Mur phy and Elliotts licenses and said he would not turn it over j for a lew days I then deposited the balance with the Treas urer aud after that I never saw tho check as that was tho last time I think I ever turned any money over to tho Treasurer I understood from the chairman of the Finance Committee a day or two ago that Mr Hyams denied ever giving his check in payment of these licenses or of ever appro priating that money to his own use On learn ing this I told the Chairman of the Finance Committee and the Mayor that If Mr Hyams denied this that I had no hopes of ever finding any shortage that may but that as far as I was concerned the in vestigation could What have been your expenses personal to yourself since you went into the Rccord ors office My actual expenses have been about per month rent to for 55 for coal I dont drink I haye never been in a gumbling bouse sold pools on horse races or speculated oh tho Mining Have you used any Not one single penny and I tho most open and searching MJl HYAMSS COUKSK On Friday evening Recorder Hyams came to THE TKIBUSB office and requested that nothing be suid about the affair that he hud no charges to mako against Mr Shannon or any ono else that the whole matter was Hablo to be simply a discrepancy in book kocplng and in the the investigation of the Council Finance Com mittee he had put up the Apparent short age S2200 Ho was shown what THE TKIB UNIS proposed to say and went away appar ently content But it appears that ho thought of a different courso afterwards and unburdened tho full tale from his stand point to a morning journal to which tho above statement of Mr Shannons is a reply JUDGE POWKKSS STATEMENT I said Judge Powers yesterday that Mr Louis Hyams through a morning paper virtually announces that his deputy Mr Thomas Shannon is responsible for tho alleged shortage in his office and that tho paper is particularly rough on Shannon be cause he was formerly in my office I do not foel thac he should suffer oven if I am so bad a man Moreover if Hynmss charges are as false as his statement that I recommended Mr Shannon to him they have not the ghost of the shadow of truth Hyams offered Shannon the position without my knowledge I was not asked to recom mend him although I would have willingly done so I found him to bo thoroughly honest and trustworthy It is needless to say that I shall stand by him and see that ho has a fair show Hyams knows that I did not want Shannon to loavo me and that I so told him Eichnor and Hong are the only men at tho City Hall who aro in any way responsible to mo for their TUB FINANCE COMMITTEE It is understood that tho Finance Commit tee of tho City Council has sometime been investigating this shortugo and his chocked up with perfect smoothness every department of the city government except tho Recorders office There is where tho hitch Is The committee had a session last even Ing from which reporters were excluded hut nothing definite was arrived at Tho Recorder and his late assistant wcro both there and each accused tho other Various books were looked Into chiefly tho book of licenses where tho footings in many cases do not correspond with tho amounts in the columns But how any money could bo made by this save possibly through a col lusion of both Recorder and his deputy was not explained Tho committee adjourned without action How to Succood This is tho great problem of lifo which few solve Some fail bociiufie of poor huailth others wnut of hick but the majority from deficient want of nerve They arc msrvous irresolutn changeable easily got tin1 blues and take tho spirits down to keep tho spirits thus wasting money time opportu nity and nerve force There is nothing like discovered the great specialist Dr Miles to cure all nervous discuses us headache the bines nervous sleeplessness iienriilgia St Vitus dunce Hs and hysteria Trial bottles und fine book of tes timonials free at Roberts it NeWens Tho Pennsylvania Association Tiie Pennsylvania Association of Utah hold a wellattended meeting at tho Gov ernors rooms last evening A large num ber of exPonnsylvanijuis signed the mem bership list Remarks wore matiu by Gov ernor Thomas Judge Bartch Major Bynon Theodore Bruback Major Erb and others All the members of the association aro very enthusiastic ovor the reception to bo given to tho Iowa Association and its own mem bers and their lady friends at the Gover nors parlors West Temple street on noxt Saturday evening December 13th from 8 until 11 oclock Light refreshments will bo served to the guests under tho super vision of Major Erb Popular airs will bo rendered by a special orchestra Special electric wires will be placed in position and tho building brilliantly illuminated Elegant badges in blue and gold have beon provided on which appears trio word Resident 1ennsylvanians who aro not yet members are cordially In vited to join the association by leaving their names with F P Addleman at Secre tary Sollss office or with Samuel S Eveland 414 South West Temple I use Aycrs Cherry Pectoral freely in my pruoticc and recommend ifc in cases of Whooping Cough among children having found tt more certain to euro that troublesome disease than any other medicine I know So nays Dr BartlcU of Concord Mass Obituary At a regular mooting of Pocatello Lodge No 53 National Association of Machinists held Wednesday Nov 1SOO the follow ing resolutions of high esteem and respect were unanimously adopted upon tho sad death of Brother II A West WTIKIIBAS God ill his infinite wisdom has seen fit to Lake from our midst our beloved Brother If A West That we the members of Pocatello Lodge No 53 desire 1o offer our tributo of re spect to our departed brother and tender our sympathy to tho bereaved widow and fatherless Resolved That by the death of Brother H A West Pocatello Lodge has lost an earnest and worthy member and his mourning family nit deprived of a kind and lovins father whose va cant seat in our lodge will over remind UB of the danger that surround us and that in the fullness of life wo in tho midst of death Jtssolved That to the bereaved and child ren our sincere sympathy extend more especially in consideration of tho sudden manner of his re moval Resolved That a copy of the resolutions be sent to the wife and children of Brother II A recorded in the records of the lodgeand published in tho journals of tho National Asso ciation of Machinists Salt Lake TRITIONE and Pocatello Jfaraid And that tho charter be draped in mourning for thirty o A D JOSKPO JBFPBBT Committee IMPROVEMENTS AT Now Heart Ccent Educational Institution SALT LAKH Crry Nov 20 1890 Editor of the The Sacred Heart Academy Og den Utah erected in 1S7S arid conducted by tho Sisters of the Holy Cross has in the past few years become so widely known and so popular an institution for young ladies that pupils went there from all tho States and Territories adjoining Utah To meet the increased demand of the Institution tho old building so well and so favorably known will bo abandoned and tho good Sisters who have worked so zealously in the cause of education will take possession ot a new Academy now in the course of erection For tho new institution a fiveaero block in the most picturesque part of the city was secured a year ago The location because of its elevation on a bench which overlooks the city is tho healthiest that could bo se lected Tho building planned according to tho most modern and improved architec tural designs will be a model of beauty and convenience when finished It will measure 80x240 feet with a threestory brick with red sanclstono basement The brick work will be trimmed with cut stone whilst the basement now nearing is built of massive ashlar cut rock A large study hall occupies ono entire end building tho music conservatory will occupy the other extreme end and be as far removed as possible from study hall and class rooms The class rooms will bo all largo and airy The dormitories will bo spacious and have all modern improvements lor ventilation In the center of the build ing a wido andeasy stairway will lead from the first to all the upper stories whilst at either end a stairway will be built to suit tbe double purpose of a fire escape and a means of ingress and egress to the various and different class rooms and studies These stairways will be of Antique oak balusters rails and newel posts with maple steps The outer flooring will be maple al so The building will be heated by steam and lighted by gas throughout Architect John C Collins who superintends his own plans has taken every precaution to em pody all modern sanitary arrangements In his plans and the same are being carried out by the contractors The new academy completed willbe not only a massive and commodious edifice architectu ral gem without rival We congratulate the devoted Sisters on their success and the people of Ogdon and the surrounding terri iri having such a grand institution andfhopo that in their future efforts in Txj haif of education their labors may be crowned with oven greater success than in the Fidelis in San Francisco Monitor November 2Gth Opera Thccelebratcd Andenieer glass Best In Dhe line DAVIDSON LEITSON Imported EABL THE SCKAPB LAST A Blim Crowd Attended Ratlior Tame Evsats There was a slim crowd at tho exhibition given by tho Golden Gnto Athletic Club at their rooms on Third South street last even ing First a threeround sctto between Jack Hart and Ed Bogan Next thero was n bout between Use wollknown middle weights Frank Purcell of Omaha and Chnrlos Brunker of this city this was a verj lively sparring exhibition lasting three rounds Then followed the event of the evening a sixround fight between Joe Morris the London and Ed Halo of Omaha Mor ris had the advantage over Halo in weight welching at least fifteen pounds more Tho Kid was chosen refaroo Tho first and second rounds were tnmw but the third and fourth were rather lively In the fifth a foul was claimed by Hals but after a wrangle it was not allowed In the sixth Morris went In to finish his but could not CHtch him Halo led Morris a chase all ovor the ring When Morris had Halo up against the ropes Hale would slide oat of his grasp Neither principals was injured beyond a fow scratches Thin pa to Bo Now I tell you what I want you to do Mr Mr Koundy of tho firm of Little as ho had Hist Hn ished tacking up a sign Soe Our Art De partment I want you to ask the people through Tin THUUTNE to bo sure not to miss seeing our extraordinary display of imported wares upstairs Now this a continued Mr Koundy for want of room many of our prettiest decorations are in our room upstairs and in fact itTlofour elegant China sous uro there and conse quently many of our oldest putrons dont soe them So you walk upstairs and loll the follts what tli ere is Thero seemed a world ot dinner stts ten fish and game sets chocolate sots fruit dishes vases cologne sots and every conceivable table ware but tho happhst combination of e Toots and rich groupings lay in the splen did Royal Alger and Crown Derby A rarely beautiful sot of purest llaviland is an oyster sot in very new design though of tho Henry II period rich in decoration and thoroughly artistic There is a gem In Hoynl Worcester pitcher with tho old church Stratford onA von in the foreground and a littlo homo presumably Shakespeares in tho distance Then thero is a littlo piece In moresombro colored a vase with miniatu ro dragons forming handles it contains many creditable features One of tho prettiest things in sight for bedroom purposes Is a decorated piasanthoud Alsa tian chamber in soft colorings faint and delicate A rcmarkably fine pioco of sculp tors art In Italian marble resting on a Mexican onyx pedestal an Algerian marblo clock of odd pattern with an infinite variety of bronzes and brass goods are all things worthy of and claim close Somo Leeds ware in largo hall pitchers or to bo used us nicho ornaments or statuary in brown or blue are wholly new to the Salt Lake market and should be a popular ware To tho lovers of cut glass ware an unusually fine collection is displayed in Innumerable shapes and most quaint patterns in jars bowls fruit cake fish service that must be seen by everyone in town laying claim to appreciate such art Ordinarily a tastily arranged art department of a queensware ho user Isoneof the most pleasing places to it Is pleasing to the eye and restful quiet and composing to tho peace of mind The universal sentiment expressed by everyone who has soon the standard selection made by Messrs Little Roundy Co is that it should receive tho most c ire ful and attentiveexamination by everyone who can appreciate the intrinsic value and beauty of such standard wares Messrs Little Koundy ft Co expect to rcceivo merited recognition for so extravagant an outlay as well as the care and pains given to place before the artloving homo deco rators the premium wares of every country and whilo they aro looking for purchasers they solicit tho presouco and critical in spection of lovers of art RUMBLES OF THE RAILROADS JTor Throo Commencing Monday December 8th first special sale of handkerchiefs at 25 re duced onehalf from regular price 44 S Main N A UansohofT Democratic Glut Tho adjourned annual meeting of the Central Democratic Club at which there will be an election of officers will be held at iho office of Frank Dyer on Commercial street on Monday evening December 8th at 8 oclock sharp All members are urgently requested to be present H V Secretary LAKE Cmr December G 1SOO The greatest bargains In trimmed hats ever offered in this city at Lambs 20 Main street Tins week only AUCTION AUCTION I Tuesday Doc8tU At No 528 S Second East street at 11 a bedroom sots fine Brussels carpets exten sion and other tables flour bin fine lot of chairs refrigerator elegant cook stove with reservoir fine base burner stove cost SG5 lot of canned honey two fine clocks pic tures crockery glass and silverware lot of linoleum fine family horse worth two hun dred dollars and two wagons and harness new hist fall ono cost 5 made to order counters and shelving and a complete res taurant outfit new and about two hundred dollars worth of nuo paint brushes of all kinds paints oils and varnish These goods are now and in original packages and must be sold to the highest bidder Also a lot of paper mache etc ANWHEWS JXuiNSiMAii Auctioneers Salt Lake Temple of Honor No 1 will hold an open meeting in hall over Dcscret National Bank on Tuesday evening Dec 0 1800 commencing at 8 oclock All inter ested in tho cause of temperance arc invited to be present A good programme has been prepared consisting oi songs readings and a few sbort speeches Everybody come Free for all Wo have no collections at this meeting For sale restaurant central location doing cash trade per day Firstclass chanco for good live party Inquire J A Mead 261 So W Temple City and trimmed bats will be sold at Mme Lambs Special Sale this week com mencing Monday December Sth Opening of Fourteenth School Notice is hereby given that the new Fourteenth school building will open for the admission of pupils of all grades on Wed nesday December 10th T F Superintendent Public Schools Mrs W H King trance speaking me dium will deliver the fifth lecture of the course Sunday evening December 7th at the Metropolitan Hotel corner of West Temple and Third South at p m Subject The Past Shadows of Salt Lake Valley and tbo Future of Salt Lake City and the Mormon All are invited D D O L L L S A T the Lace House We Are Hover Undersold Write foil orices or send a trial order to RoborU Nekton Wholeiale Watches Full line of Waltham Howard and Elgin the standard watches at bed rock prices DAVIDSON LEYSON fc MCCUNE Honda ITor Sale Bonds payable In three and six years twentyfive dollars each bearing interest at ten per cent per annum First series three thousand dollars subject tobo cdljedin after expiration of one year from issue Second series subject to call after twoyears from issue These bonds arc is sued by tho Eureka Lodge No 12 I O incorporated Eureka Juab countf Utah Bonds are secured trust deed of hall which also the lot upon For further particulars address JOHN H Trustee in A Jolly Party of Railroad and Bnsi ncss Men Kere THEY ARE PLEASED WITH THE CITY Another Pointer on the Incoming of the Southern Wasnt Ephraim that and Items ThiMa Is jolly party of wealthy and prominent business and railroad men at the Walker They arrived last evening in a private B Q car over tho Union Pa cific intending to remain hero until tomor row evening They are A J Crossy Chi cago a Q director and host of tho party Witllaco Kirk and C S Kirk Chicagos big soap men whose goods are known all over the world Samuel Xave of St Joe presi dent of the Mokaska CofTeti Company and introduced us i celebrated Indian chief from Pino Ridge agency and a lineal descendant of Pocahontas H Moon of Allen Moon Co of St Paul ono of the heaviest whole sale grocers in the country and largely in terested In railroads K B Swygarc of St Paul a connection of one of the greatest horse breeders In tho bhio grass region Tho party wtro it Laramio to attend a business meeting there of soap men and concluded to run through to this city on pleasure and see their old friend Matt Walker Tin visitors are a wholesouled genial lot and think Salt Lake is oua of tho best places in tho country THK SOUTH KRN PACIFIC COMING Iv W Ross representing a syndicate of Now York capitalists is registered at tho Cullen Sir Kossis traveling through tho Western country seeking desirable fields for investments He has recently visited tho Sound country where his clients aro heavily interested and his visit to Salt Lake is for tho purpose if he considers tho futuro prospects of tho city will warrant it of1 making some investments hero In a con versation ho expressed himself as being very favorably impressed with Salt Lako City and dropped a hint to the effect that he had received information that tho Southern Pa cific Railroad was contemplating extending its road to this city Should this bo dona there was no doubt in his opinion but what another road would do likewise From In quiries ho is reported to have made it is be lieved that ho will make a heavy purohasa of real estate before returning to Now York IT WASNT Instead of Kphraim tho town that tomptod to stand tho Rio Grando Western olV was Falrviow whoso speculative burghers caused so much trouble Epbraim is situated much farther down tho valley and its geographical position nmdo It clear at once to anyone who has been down thero what settlement was meant The tront mont of tho Rio Grando Western Company by tho people of Ephraim and tho relations existing between them and tho railroad company havoboon all that could be desired THC NEW COMBINE According to tho New York World ono of the prominent leaders in tha contemplated WcstGrn Railroad Association thus outlines its scope It is proposed to form a now com bine to succeed tlm present several associa tions existing west of Chicago and St Douis Tho new association is to embrace all tho roads west of St Louis and Chicago to tho Pacific coast and continue not less than five years Tho association is to have a general manager or com missioner with such assistance as may be agreed upon or found necessary Tho association will regulate through tariffs the management of competitive business and the conduct oC outside agencies for the pro curing of traffic as well as routing it over the respective roads in such amount man ner and proportion as may bo agreed upon between tho members During tho exist ence of the agreement the members of tbo association miist not construct any railway linos that will compete in tho local territory or with the business ot another member of tho association at lease without tho consent of tho parties to bo affected A board of arbitration will be named to which all questions shall bo finally referred for arbi tration whore tho parties cannot agree be tween themselves THE tr P TOR OCTOBER The preliminary statement of tho Union Pacific for October shows gross earnings of an increase of not earn ings a decrease of Tho expenses show an increase of For ten months to October 31st the gross earn ings are an increase of 502 net decrease Ex penses increased NOTES AND PKllSONALS A N Oliver of the D fz R G has gone to Denver on a business trip The first dining car arrived yesterday for the Central Pacific It is named tho Golden and is said to bo tho best equipped cat ever sent into this section for regular uses Geo Valler of tho Q says he heard considerable talk down East about Salt Lake Everybody seemed to expect great things from this part of tho country in tho next five years as it lias a good name both for natural resources and climate A Union Pacific switchman was reported knocked down and badly hurt by a gravel car at the North Yards yesterday while Hying switch was being made Hut the op crating department had not been notified up to last evening of any such accident Holiday Kxcursion Kates Tho Union Pacific will sell excursion tickets for tho holidays at single faro for the round trip For Christmas selling dates December 2Jth and 25th Tickets good for return until January 0 ISO For New Years selling dates December 131st and January 1st Good for return until Janu ary 5 thl Tickets will bo sold from and to all sta tions within a distance of 250 miles but must be used for continuous passage In both directions S W ECCLEK General Passenger Agent AXD EXGIEAVIXGS Twenty ler Cent Discount Wo will from now until January 1 1S01 offer our entire lino of about seven hundred subjects at 20 per cent reduction from reg ular publishers prices We have the latest publications in remarque and artists proofs as well as plain prints Tho following are a few of tho new subjects F MSpiegle Ships of tho L D Eldred The Julian Rix Julian Rlx Far Oer the Harris J S King Boathouse and E J Field Thomas Moran Love F M Spiegle Tho J TI Millspaugh Off the Coast of O S Weber Sleepy Jennie Bronscombo Loves F M Spiegle The J S King The above are only a few of the large col lection ElVEBS 10 E Second South street Imported toilet cases EAJRT D GHATS Jewelry A rich and wellselected stock for tho holidays DAVTOSOK LEVSON MCCUNE The dancing at the afternoon party at tho Theater Monday Dec 15th given forrtbe benefit of tho Orphans Home and Day Nursing Association will be under the dl rectlon of Prof Younger and Cummlngs music Olfeens band The LadlesGuild of St hold a saleof articles Guild room beginning Monday Sth Inst Dont fatKto special ids in this Have Grays Oporiir ;