The Chandler Tribune (Chandler, Okla.), Vol. 7, No. 56, Ed. 1 Tuesday, August 20, 1907 Page: 3 of 4
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!N SALT LAKE CITY
By Gertie McCormick
Salt Lake City, Utah.
July 24, 1907.
G. A. Smith,
Having spent one delightful
week in Salt Lake City, will en-
deavor to give a pen picture of
the city and surroundings as we
see it, as well as something of
Mormonism. Salt Lake City the
capital and metropolis of Utah is
situated on the Jordon river, 12
miles from the southeast shore, ^
°f ' I® U,'e:lt Salt Lake basin at Hugh Dean, 'Democratic Candid ate Fo
an altitude of 4218 feet above sea The Legislature
level. It nestles at the very base! The suhW-t of tin - -u * i
of the Wasatch mountains, which j ton, „„ tlle 8tl, , /1 ™
within a few mile, of the city i„ Benton Count.,.* Sh.wi J^d
iPn Ire Aiftu i
NICK CARTER’S LAIR I ..........^N*-1F“^“- n. ~7
tower their snow-capped peaks
loom 7000 to *000 ft. above and
to Mitchell county Kansas with
his parents in 1672; fought (leas
stretching far southward bound- ^sTone.'-s ^
ing for over 200 miles the f 7' ^-ration there
grandest of valleys. eight years: got his parents
To the west and north lies the j loit andTere T'"* t0
silent mysterious Great Salt111, 1 th® country of
Lake with its health giving minia- grewto fulled man tn'sTatue*
wonderful jH^the fall of 1*89 lie returned to
The ace, of .he city i, 8 „il„ |c,e.k“„„ndTS^STlS
'‘IT tT *“ i "’at ,lle B°14 brid' POudced
’sit, z. ZT^izr^ -y“• *-
nnitr,..... r-\!" to 10 pounds each. They can
uniform succession of shade
trees, and washed at either curb
by cold sparkling mo u n t a i n
streams giving the whole city
the appearance of a huge grove,
whose luxuriance of foliage cover
an attractive collection of cottages
and villas, with here and there a
steeple, a dome or a tower of
some handsome residence stand-
ing boldly out from amidst the
mass ol trees. Each street pre-
sents the appearance of a long
avenue of Poplar, locust, catalpa „latrorm. and the verdict of
' "ther. *rees’ ,often biding' people as to his qualifications
with their foliage the outline of inanimations.
be seen at his home in Carney
any day at meal time.
He came to Oklahoma at the
opening of the Iowa Sac and Fox
country and made the race into
the country from the meridian
line south of Bear Caeek, and
located on the S. E. of 11—15—2,
which he still owns- He is mak-
ing the people no promises, but
asking for the votes of the people
on his record as a citzen. He is
taking the Constitution as his
platform, and the verdict of the
some cottage or the more preten-' tains the~ te, ,e
tious and more imposing archi-: assembly hail tJ i .
torture of a mansion. The shape haI \te,nnle anilex- ®b-
of the city assumes something I*nforina-
of the appearance of the letter L ! ' Ll * °""d ‘S laid °Ut ar‘
the angle being formed by a short! men ted with « “ y ,°''na
western spur of the Wasatch K:iass’ shrubbery
1 uie "asatci, and flowers. The temnle whinh
range, the western corner nf1 wlu|ue wmen
""bs- s"" iszsssj&r sx
impressed us most are the tea,- tower,, and H!i ft t„ide c„
pie, tabernacle, assembly hall ______ , ' e- coienng
pie, tabernacle, assembly hall,
on the Temple block, the city
hall, county court house, Ham-
mond hall, St. Mary’s hospital,
Salt Lake collegiate institute,
besides many churches.
ill attempt to describe the
most interesting buildings of
which those of the Temple block
rank first. The Temple block
may consistently be called the
sacred square of the Latter Day
Saints and the central object of
interest to tourists. It covers
an area of 21,850 sq. ft. The
temple faces the east and has (i
towers. Three on the east and
three on the west end of the
building all terminating inspires,
the central tower Jin the east end
is—2} ft. high and is surmount-
ed by a figure of the angel Mor-
oni proclaiming the everlasting
gospel. This figure is made of
hammered copper, covered with ' «u <•»’. pr
heavy gold leaf and is 12 ft. 5 in aPpeurance.
high and surmounting its crown R"SS‘an 'Ie"’
jisan immense incadescent lamp
Brief Visit to Home of Cele-
".Vick Carter sprang to his feet, six
revolvers were pointed at his head.
Behind him was u villain with a bowie
hnlte ready to stab him in the hack.
As lie saw that the great detective
"’as in a trap a smile curled the face
of the head bad man.
^ on will die like a dog,’ he ex-
claimed through Ills teeth. When 1
give the signal you will have my knife
burled in your back and a dozen bul-
lets will rest in your carcass.’
•One magic word from Nick Carter
ami Hie men fell hack, tumbling over
one another in their fright. What was 1
Having read so far in “The Blnod-
Iess Blood-Money; or. the Adventures
of a Human Cat," by Nicholas Carter
1 lm»<l m-v eyes from the page and
gasped in amazement. Sherlock
Holmes should go way back anil sit
down—Raffles Into retirement; Nick,
( arter puts .them to shame. j
A sudden resolve filled mv mind
l would visit the King of Detectives!
At my side in the stationery store
was a directory, i went to It and
turned to the letter "C. ” Then to Car-
ter—the name which had amazed the
ouy readers of a continent. To my as-
tonishment 1 discovered that there
wore a number of Carters, hut Nich-
olas stood out in bold relief.
1 arose and started for Nick Car-
ter s residence.
"Is Mr. Carter In?"
The pert youth who answered my
ring slowly put a book mark in a dime
dreadful written by his employer. It
was "Headless Hammer; or. What
Happened to Smith.”
"°n Hie job," he said. "Who is it
wiints ter see the great detective?"
I was about to hand the boy a card
when I remembered that I must live
up to the traditions of detective Mtera-
“Tell Nick Carter," I exclaimed,
that a stranger wishes to see him
on important business.”
Hush, he said, in a melodramatic
tone. "Silence, roller me. See’’"
The room in which I found myself
"as large anil lofty. On all sides were
closets, some partly open, inside I
could see a curious conglomeration of
"1SS. coats, false whiskers and bottles
marked poison, likewise great mini-
‘ i s of knives and revolvers. Looking
toward the end of the room. 1 expe-
rienced one of Hie greatest surprises
ut mj life. In Nick Carter I beheld
instead of a giant of marvelous phv-’
sique, a small, undersized person,
weighing, I should judge, about 90
At that moment lie turned in his
chair and gazed at me for son.e time.
'on come to me with a nivsterv>’
I turned to see if one had followed
nio into the room.
-Vo/’ I replied. ”1 am but one of
.our humble admirers, and desire to I
have acquaintance with your met!,-1
His face tit with pleasure.
voice "We ,lereXCla,med’ ,n a
wort- mi » am 011 an important
ork this afternoon and you mav
come along. Mrs. Miscomfort-Smithe
has murdered her favorite cal and
to soothe her conscience, wishes me
to move that It committed suicide."
l will be glad to accompany von "
I replied joyfully.
"Ves. but before I start I m„st
change my disguise."
Nick Carter arose, and before mv
astonished gaze, in the twinklin- of
a“ ‘wnsformed his
He now looked like a
. Advlce of ‘he largest coffee dealers
in the world is always to buy the old-
fashioned Arbuckies’ ARIOSA Coffee in m
unless you pay too mud, for It \T . 7 ^ 5ame a” ■>"' time
or the Bmzman Coffees most suitab e to the taste and healih „f A . .
loot-. ,CA , . j u , and health ot American people. By the
Th' principal different: iohT aZ^Uv”„* .........1........1, ....
Cotfee for the money, we have built up a business exceeding tl I | u f pat lia8ed coffees. By giving better
^Wh0iCWOt'<L lfy°Ur dea,Cr Wi“ n0t SUpP.y ‘he Kenul^lte to0"” “
lng lndri-rd,,ai, Before Being stretched
myh^gronnd, Stabbed Nick Carter In
fi|;n,e great detective smiled scorn-
"M.v wound is lint a scratch Now I
i»«*d aside. \ick r<t-!,iap!!,IK|P aml R,(>p !were ti’act urocl. He is resting
the distance, and i ■aw^.T8' o'1 t^®1-1*,us c®uld be expected and
lains closely follow him Stili I m n ’ * ? ' W'th KOOd c'are be out in a
m- still I made j few weeks. He suffered severe
I he author of ;oo dime dreadf,„c for a while, but is resting very
c°uffl take care of himself dfu,B easy now.
Hen. Milter went to Wellston
| ^un”a.V Lvpnint? where heexpects
to Work i'ora few weeks this
i « , - , “onseii.
I fled to home and safety!
East Side News.
Kdgar Ross returned
iuesday eveniner from mtsa
where he lias been vis i tine
Lottie Sanders is visiting re-
latives near Meeker this week.
Hattie Lay and her grandfath-
ea.j h. Curry, returned home
Monday from Kendrick, where I
they have been visiting relatives. I
Miss Bertha O’Leary went to
Miss Ora Hinchey siient Sun I
day in the country.
Sheriff Martin went to Oklaho-
ma City on business Sunday!
evening. * j
Stroud °WenS Spent Sundayin!
----- Mrs Edwards started for Tip-
I Wpro fvanfmtAJ II . . ------- —
Miss Wincie Ward went to Fort
hxMitt Kansas to visit friends and
relatives for a month or two.
Miss Minnie Hicks went to
Shawnee to visit a while before
school begains this fall.
Jay Key, returned home Sun-
day from a visit with friends and
relatives in different parts of
H. G. Stettmund and Judge
-.in ilell are two of the candidates
that attended the democratic
meeting at Prague Saturday.
Chandler Herr went to Oklaho-
ma ( ity on business Sunday.
b- IV. Carr made his usual
business trip to Stioud Sunday.
wanted -Atf the Pinson House
a lady helper.
an area of .Oanne,,, S’ SKSHHHt5
......*.................■*;■> ,*»»«* tri J
; Ltah sculptor, Dallin. "Now." he exclaim,?, W 'eet
lr The Temple, including the ^“7' my brea*h, -i am'th'p^mlv
|Temple annex and smaller build- thUcjIV ViT«ri*° -.C°"M follow
l ings cost about 84,000.000. The *«x men sprang om of „M. allev
I temple is built of granite | "ay’ ’
brought from a quarry about 20 and K 'a‘Pn armed ,0 the teeth.
ini di.fonl T>„r .. .1 I ' ">’p On IIS.
Dr. Gulley’s patience will hold i
a picnic- in the court house yard '
next Saturday. A large tent!
with room for 1000 people will!
be erected there and a basket
dinner will be served. After-
dinner a health class will be con
SUMMER TOURIST RATES
DAILY DURING SEASON
The Lecture Course under the
auspices of the Round Table I
Club will be of unusual interest1
‘bi-s season. It starts off with a
lecture, in October by Senator
Tillman, the other numbers con-
sist of a male quartett, a cartoon-1
Lst- the famous “Chicago Trio” -
and Bush the magician, Every
evening will be one instruction
Until September IS.
^rl*cI?ifornU,”Summ#r Outinj, ,n
Until September 30. ^
Write for copy 'A Colornde Summer.”
P..H E'vsi-ciass Appointments,
oilmans. Harvey Meals. Block Signals, etc.,
on Santa Fe.
R J. Kennedy, Pasaengei- Agent,
'v K. GUi.ICK,
SAILING, C3N0EING, FISHING.
I OR SIMPLY RESTING THE
LAKES OF THE NORTH offer
attractions to the person
desiring a pleasant change.
Spend your vacation at the breeze w
cooled Lakes. The most per- c
fed vacation recreation.
>r further (nformHtiou as 10 rat
S PttV, JlwR
A. J. Ha comber
A :<*nt Frisco Lines
mi. distant. Before the advent I in a'triea n. 7 T- r'7'“K one instruction
of the railroad to the quarry m i «>r was it ihree-.-evo1,wn~ t «nU}‘-tumment and not a dry
*«*.«» ^ ^o, ?%"''• •
were transported by ox teams ! aw-n vin,' ' ' Anothei' stagger,-q nanctal pait is already
?* *“k ■ -I” !,f oxen7 ZZ ■"l.,.’.': /JL-»on“,S«I **«*
transputt a single large stum-'-----------
from the quarry to the Temple. I
It is not open to the general pub-1
lie, nor used as a place for1'
general workship. Within its
walls the purest hood and
■eremonies of baptism and mar-
riage of celebrated. The Taber-
nacle which is just west „f then
Temple is elliptical in shape and I
looks like a vast terrapin backs!!
lor half of a pradigious eggshel
:ut in two length wise, and is
I built wholly of wood, iron, ^his.s
■ .and stone. Nails at that time
■ being very costly, the wooden
^ roof was put together with wood-
en pegs covered with raw hide.
The building is 250 ft. long 15s
ft. wide and 80 ft. in height, the
roof being 10 ft, thick. ’The
' interior presents the appearance
of an oval arch without any
!center support, being one of the
largest self supporting arc-lies in
America, and probably the lar>'. I
est in the world that Is construct- j
ed wholly of wood.
(Continued in next i—ae
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Hake Abstracts, Correct Title and Write all Kinds of insurance
i he solicit your patronage*.
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