Mrs. Witcher Tells of Trip M ' M W M W . Hi Taft Greatly Interested Photograph showing; Mrs!" Margaret Zane Witcher of Salt Lake Oity with Senator Reed Smoot standing before the White.hou.se after af-ter deliver1" of Utah's electoral vote, " -t" Utah's Elector Back From Washington After Delivering- Vote. Mrs. Margarot Zane Witcher, who was selected to lake tho vote of Utah, for president and vice president, to Washington Wash-ington and deliver It to the secretary of the senate, has returned from her trip, delighted with the experience. Mrs. Witcher is tho first woman upon whom such an honor has been conferred and much kindly attention was showered upon her In the national capital. Mrs. Wltchor called upon President Taft. in company with Senator Smoot and John Q. Crltchlow, and had a pleasing pleas-ing Interview with the chief executive. Upon their arrival at the White house they found a number of people ahead of them and Senator Smoot ushered them Into the office of the privato secretary secre-tary to tho president. Mr. lllllls. Later, they wont Into the oftlce of the president, presi-dent, who appeared to be In excellent humor. President Jovial. The president had been informed that Mrs. Witcher wan coming to the-White houso and, catching sight of Senator Smoot, he said: "Hello, senator, where is that charming woman from Utah you were going to bring over to call on mo?" Senator Smoot replied. "She Is here. Mr. President," and Mrs. Wltchor wa3 then presented. President Taft shook hands cordially with Mrs. Wltchor and said: "Mrs. Witcher, I am mighty glad to see you, for you arc about thu only ono that has thought enough of me to come and cast a vote for me." Tho president thou Joked about the election, and at the conclusion of the interview in-terview invited Mrs. Witcher to call upon Mrs. Taft, which she did, in company i with Mrs. Smoot. Had Pleasant Trip. Mrs. Witcher said Inst night, when seen at her home, that her visit to the national capital could not have been more pleasant. pleas-ant. She added: If tho disappointment of President Taft over his defeat for the presidency presi-dency is great, he certainly does not show it. He was apparently bubbling bub-bling over with good humor when r met him nud he Joked about tho result re-sult of the election as If it made no difference whatever to him. He atruck me as a big. broad-minded men. who is too big and too broad to allow anything like a defeat to disturb dis-turb his equanimity. Ho way most cordial to mo and I certainly appreciated appre-ciated It. Pictures of Roosevelt. The' members of the Utah delegation delega-tion In Whshlngton also did everything every-thing In their power to make my stay pleasant, nnd they succeeded admirably. admir-ably. In fact, my visit to the national na-tional capital waa ono of the most pleasant events of my life, and I will always be grateful to the peoplo of Ihls state for permitting mo to make the trip. j There waa one thing at' the White house that struck mo forcibly. In view of the light mado upon President Presi-dent Taft by former President Roosevelt. It would naturally be supposed sup-posed that President Taft would treasure some resentment. Hut. If so, there is nothing to indicate It. ror example. I saw pictures of Colonel Roosevelt hi nearly overv nom that I entered in tho White house and was not a little astonished when T observed a largo picture of tiio former president over the desk in President Toft's private- ofllcc. Upon hor return to Salt Lake. Mrs. Witcher resumed her duties at Walker Bros. Bankers, where she la In charge of tne safe deposit department.