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THE SUN, - SUNDAY, NOVEMBER ,3, 1912.
! ESON TRUST RECORD
i. -
Says Governor Didn't Lift FJn-
per Against Them in New
Jersey.
FAILED TO FULFIL DUTY
T. Tt. Declares lvnl Cnididat
rroinisert in to kc- -vise
State Lmwb.
- i .
Of stbr Hay, Xovt Col. Koosevelt
Itave out to-day his statement replying
to Gov. Wilson's recent utterances on
the, trusts. He contrastsfthe attitude of
, 'the-.6cmocroic nominee ns expressed In
his speeches with his uctfcin toward the
trusts during his Oovernorwhlp of New
vtjertfy and sees no.cuune tfor wonder In
the alleged supportiof theetlovernor by
."Wall Street.
Miss Frunces N. Keller.K'hlef of the
State Hureau of. Industries and Immt-L
, aTratlon, rhtnchedV with the Colonel after
he had 'put inaiusy morning with his
secretary. Her piresence was made the
occasion of a tribute from thx Colonel
,io i no women wno uuve uioeu in me
' Erogrcsslve light. . Kvin In the HtuteK,
he aald, where the', women, me unable
to vote their efforts have resulted In
securing a better fee-ling In the party's
tanks. There wus an ubwnce of rutllan
isiA'and a moro enrnost, self-controlled
attitude among the party workers, due
to the women's cooperation.
"It has beena KTeat ,'oa"hipalgn," the
Colonel declared. "Therei has never been
one like It In thls..courrry."
Col. RooseVelt dUi not) mlnee matters
In his dictated reply toitho Democratic
nominee. He said:
"laihls speech at theMadlson Square
Garden Mr. Wilson sayH apopros of the
trusts and his treatment of them as
Governor: 'I. have eeen the, patient He
on the 'table" In New Jersey. 1 have,
aeen him rise from the table astonished
that he was still alive and Tejolelng that
I Jhe.-felt better, than he evr did In his
life
"I think this statements absolutely
accurate. I do not In the least wonder
i Uiafc-every, -trust, the Standard Oil trust,
the tobacco trust and the steel trust,
which Is Incorporated In .New Jersey, t
should, after twenty-two' months ex
perience 0 Gow Wilson, arise with
astonishment 'and delight 'nnd declare
ij-thal he never felt better In his life,
nnd that he no longer had even the
slightest apprehension as to the conduct
of good Mr. Wilson. No wonder that
Mr. Wilson was able to mention In
his Madison Square Garden speech with
modest pride that the gentlemen In
Wall Street are smiling nnd compla
cent' because of their hopo for his
election, and tliat they ure betting heav
ily on him although I doubt If any
moderate Intelligent Wall , Street man
actually gave the odds which Mr. Wil
son's sentiment prompts him to be
lieve they gave."
Outlining the course which the !'ro
rresslves propose to pursue Col. Hoose-
velt said;
fftis; anti-trust law will remain on the
ok."!.-and It mil be strengthened by
prohibiting agreement' to divide terri
tory or limit output, by prohibiting a
refusal to sell to customers who buy
from business rrvuls, I y prohibiting the
rcustom of selling below cost in certain
' places while maintaining higher prices
In other areas, iy prohibiting the use
of the power of transportation to uld
or Injure special business concerns
in short by prohtbitlrg these and all
other unfair trade practice. The Inter
state Industrial Comnil-wlon will give us
nn elTlcient Instrument for seeing that
the law Is 1 a riled out in letter and
spirit and for effectively, punishing not
only cery corporation but every In-
.'dividual who violates. th provisions of
the- law. '
"The facts given above emphnslze
the differences between the professions
.of the Progressive party und the pro
,-.jfessIons of Its opponents between the
practises Of the men whonre candidates
on the Progressive platform as com
pared with the practices of the two old
parties. I'mler these circumstances it
Is no wonder that the great majority
of the trust magnates are supporting
one or the other of the two old parties.
"Organizations like the Standard OH,
I the sugar trust and the tobacco trust
will support either. of 'the, two old par
ties with which they think the best
fight can be made ugalnst the Progres
sive party, for they know well that It Is
the IroBresslvp party alone whose" pro
gramme they have to 'fear.
"The testimony before the Senatorial
committee showed not only the bitter
animosity of the Standard Oil Company
to the Progressive party, but showed
...nlan that the lending men In the Steel
'trust had contributed toward support
ing Mr. Taft and that the president of
the Harvester trust had been similarly
' supporting Mr. Wilson, So far as 1
know, but one man connected with
cither trust Is supporting the Progres
sive ticket which casts a rather comic
' light on" Mr. Wilson's statement, which
he made some weeks ago, but which he
has been compelled to abandon, that
these trirets ere In their 'thought' or
'in a hallelujah chorus, supporting the
1'rogrcnslve ticket."
"Mr. Wilson has explicitly stated that
tho problem of the trusts Is primarily
a problem for tho States. On July C
last, for Instuncc, he said: 'It 1,4 the
government of tho States upd not tlie
Federal Government which must de
termine ttys ultimate basis and charac
ter of government,' and In his Inter-
view with Mr. Needrnrm In tho Outlook
(Vol. XCV1JI., 1911), 'It Is tho States
which Incorporate the great business'
underaklngs that threaten to bulk
larger thari the; States themselves. The
idg corporations owe their license to
jibe. Inadequacy of State laws or their
non-enforcement.
"Now this statement Is nut accurate
ns regards most of tho States, but It Is
substantially nrcurato ua regard No.w
Jersey, for almost ull tho big trusts
ngalnst which there Is complaint are
: organized and now hold their chnrtcrs
' in "New Jersey. This Is ttuw 'of the
Standard OH trust, the Tobacco trust,
the Steel trust, the Hcef trust and prac
tically every other trust of Importance
When running for Governor Mr. Wll
,,yH,on recognized this fact. In a speed
on October 7. 1910, ho uaJd: 'Tito rt
of the country Is going forward while
Jfcew Jersey has stood still. Do you
x JMutlnlzo any of the corporations
Mch yoif' create In such nubcrs?
tot at all. Corporations authflzed to
".st by the Stain of Now .irsoy urn
?"2aus0 of tho authority, of Mw .Jersey
.elllng blocks nnd bonds lyflch 'are of
, no value and are robbing tfe poople.'
.. . "In hln Hist message taf the Kegirla-
"""We. January 17. 1911. (Mv. Wilson r3
LAKEWOOD
NEW JERSEY
GOLF BOATING
Thanksgiving Tournament
Nov. 28, 29, 30
Ideal condition for tha
enjoyment of out door
life in the country.
Laurel House
A. J. Murphy Mgr.
.newed with emphasis his promise lo
deal with the New Jersey trusts. lie
described them as having 'slipped out
of control of the very law that gave
them leave to be und can make and
unmake them at pleasure,' and de
clared: 'Wo have now set ourselves to
control them soberly but effectively and
to bring them within tho regulation of
the law. There Is a great 'obligation
ns welt as a' great opportunity,, an Im
perative obligation, from which we can
not escape It we would. No man who
wishes to enjoy the public confidence
dares hold back, und It he Is wise ne
will not refort to subterfuge.'
"There was ample opportunity for
Gov. Wilson to act either by securing
legislative action or by, 'proceeding
ugalust the trusts without1 the Inter
vention of the Legislature. Section 4
of the New Jersey corporation net pro
vides: 'The charter of every corporation
or any supplement thereto or any
amendment thereof shall be subject to
alteration, suspension or repeal In. the
discretion of the,, Legislature; and' the
Legislature may at pleasure dissolve
any corporation.' Chapter 267 -of the
Laws of 1905 provides. 'Any person
or persons who, being ottlcers.. director,
managers or employees of any corpora
tion Incorporated under the laws of this
State shall wilfully ue, operate or con-
unl.l .AnAnailnn ,( Ida itflti'
K i wi rum ivi i i i ana iuv avaiiis
ance or promotion of any fraudulent or
unlawful object shall be guilty of a
misdemeanor.'
'The Supreme Court of the United
States has Bblemnly declared that the
Standard Oil and Tobacco trusts have
been guilty of a fraudulent and unlaw
ful conduct which this New Jersey.
statute declares to be a misdemeanor.
Mr. Wilson has been Governor for
twenty-two months. He now says that
he wishes to proceed against the direc
tors and managers of these trusts Indl
vldually. He has, and for twenty-two
months has had, as Governor of New
Jersey, ample opportunity und every
possible meuns for thus proceeding
against them and for over a year has
hnd the decision of the Supreme Court
as warranty for such procedure, but he
has never lifted his finger to take It.
"He has had the amplest opportunity
nnd he has himself declared It was his
duty to proceed against these trusts by
legislative act. The Legislature of New
Jersey of 1911 stood one house Repub
lican and one house Democratic. ThaC
of 1912 was Republican In both
branches, but Mr. Wilson, In speeches
at Trenton on May & last and In Cam
den on May 18 last explicitly stated
that the Legislature was .'docile,' that
'the Legislature moved -forward wlth
zest,', that varltrtis reform acts which
he, advocated pas;ed the Legislature
with refreshing ease, though one house
was! Democratic 'and the other' Repub
lican.' Yet from th,e?) 'docile' legislative
bodies which ''moved forward with zest'
nnd which he praises-for, moving with
such refreshing and surprising ease, he
never, by so much .an a Word,- endeav
ored tokget the legislation about the
trusts which In' had staled was neces
wary. Yet members of both parties,
when Mr. Wilson failed to give them a
ltad. themselves endeavored to secure
the necessary trust legislation. The Re
publican Senator, Mr. Colgate, Intro
duced u bill, No. 103. to investigate the
New Jersey trust laws; the Democratic
Assemblyman. Mr. Donnelly, Introduced
several bills, among them one. No. ICS,
entitled 'The New Jersey Anti-Trust
bill.' Mr. Wilson had declined to give
the Legislature a lead In this matter,
and when these members of the LeaIs
lature gave htm a lead he still declined
to lift h ringer In their aid. And nat
urally. In view of this attitude of pas
slve opposition on his part, the I.fglsla
ture failed to act. ,
"Through Senator Beverldge and on
the suggestion of one of the private cltl
lens of the counttjy, Mr. Heaty, a head
waiter in one or our noteis, 1 asitea Air,
Wilson certain questions, us follows:
"'1. Ik It not a fact that the laws of
the State under which h. corporation s
organized prescribe Its power!
, "'2. Are not all the powers of Stand
ard oil and similar monopolies con
ferred by the laws of New Jersey?
" '3. Could not these powers have
been curtailed by amendments to the
New .Jersey laws?
4. Why has not Mr. Wilson, as
Governor of New Jersey, recommended
such amendments?'
"In my Chicago speech I had already
pointed out the statute under which he
could act personally. In responso to
these questions Mr. Wilson telegraphed
to one of his supporters as follows;
'"I authorize you to tiny that the Re
publican majority In the Legislature
made a revision of the corporation laws
Impossible, and no New Jersey official
could prosecute or propose a dlssolu
tlon for breach of Federal statutes.'
"This Is no answer nt nil. I have
shown above that Mr. Wilson himself
stated that the Legislature did with
surprising ease whut he asked and that
Republican und Democratic members
actually Introduced bills such as were
demanded by Mr. Wilson's explicit
promises.
"The New .Jersey. Legislature of 1911
stood: House, 42 Democrats and 18 Re
publicans; Senate. It Republicans and
10 Democrats. There was thui only
one Republican majority against him In
the Senate and I have shown above that
one Republican Senator, Mr. Colgate,
actually Introduced an anti-trust bill,
So that even If he hnd not been followed
by another Republican Mr, Wilson huda
clear majority In both houses If he had
chosen to net. Moreover, It was his
clear duly to try to i,et action In any
event. In the tire Legislature there
wus no opponent of trust legislation
who possessed one one-thousandth part
of the Influence and control which,,
while 1 was President, was exercised by
Senator Aldrlch In tho Senate nnd
Speaker Cannon In the Hquse. nut I
r.'over made any exciibes, and by u suc
cession of the hardest kind of hammer
ing tights 1 forced through Congress a
mass of vitally Important trust and
corporation legislation: and yet, under
Infinitely more favorable conditions und
with nn Infinitely easier task Mr. Wilson
did not even attempt to get any action."
"As to tho rest of Mr. Wilson's an
swer, It Is no unswer at nil. I did not
ask why he fnlled to act under tho
I'Yderal antt-trust law, I asked why
he waited to 'net under' tho specified
provision of the New Jersey nntl-trunt
law and hn did not answer and he
cannot answecSllgonilj .
, Asm rod
WILSON'S LAST WORD IS
READ THROUGH COUNTRY
Candidate Sums Up Issues Be
fore Voters for Rally
Day Meetings.
SKKS MUCH TO BE DONE
Tariff and -Trust Questions to
He-Solved Predicts
Gov. Woodrow Wilson yesterday mid
his last word to the voters of the coun
try prior to election. lie said It
through the medium of. a 'message dis
tributed to the Democratic leaders
throughout the United Slates to be read
ut all meetings yesterday, which has
been designated as a national Wilson
und Marshall rally day by the Demo
cratic' Natloral Committees This mea
sage, In which Gov. Wilson sums up
the 'arguments, that he has presented
durlng'the campaign, reads aa follows;
"Friends and 'Fellow : Citizens We
stand face lu face with a great de
cision, a decision which will affect the
whole course of our natloiail life and
our Individual fortunes throughout the
next generation. .)Ve musumake tliat
decision on the C(h of November. It
cannot be, postponed. Wo.cannot vote
without making It, and 'If we do not
vote those who do will make It for us.
The next four years will determine
how we are to-solve the question of the
tariff, the question of the trusts, the
question ,of the reformation of our
whole banking and currency system,
the 'conservation 0 our natural re
sources and of the Health and vigor of
oiir people,., the ' development or our
means of transportation, the right ap
plication of our scientific prosperity of
our scientific knowledge' to the work
and healthful prosperity of our
whole population, whether In the
fields or., In the ) factories or lu the
mines, the Arm establishment of a for
eign policy.1 based upon justice and good
will rather than upon mere commercial
exploitation and the selfish Interests of
a .narrow circle .of financiers rxtendlng
their enterprises to the ends of the
earth, and the extension, of the assist
ance of the Government to those many
programmes of uplift and betterment?tn
which some- of the. best minds of our
age .have turned with wlae hope and
ardor.
There la muoh to be done, and it
must;be done' in the right spirit and In
the right way, or It will deepen our
troubles, not relieve them. The tariff
question must be solved In the interest
of those who work and spend and plan
and' struggle, those who are finding a
foothold and working out a career,
those who touch the sources of strength
and'are quick with the pulse of a com
mon life, for the sake of -the power
that tills the fields and builds the cities'
and not for the sake of special groups
of men who dominate and control their
fellows and regard the toll of millions of
men merely as an opportunity to make
use of their established advantage. It
must be handled very prudently, so that
ntf hovst. toll jTiay.be, Interrupted, no
honorable or useful enterprise disturbed;
must le dealt with by slow stages of
well considered change change whose
object shall be to restore and broaden
opportunity, mod- destroy, nothing but
special privilege and unwholesome con
trol. Those who liWridle It', therefore,
must bf men'jWho understand the gen
eral Interest and have, devoted them
selves lo serving It wltlmut fear or
favor.
"The trust question must be dealt
with In the same way with this dls
tlnct and single programme, to destroy
monopoly and to leave business Intact,
to give those who conduct enterprise
no advantage except that which comes
by efficiency, en.ergyrand sagacity, those
only fountains of honorable wealth
every man rewarded according to his
Insight and enterprise .and service, his
mastery'ln n open, fteld. , Currency and
banking questions must be discussed
and settled In the Interest of those who
ute credit, produce 1 he, crops', msnufac
ture the goods and quicken the com
inerce of the, nation, rather than In the
Interest of the .banker and the pro
inoter and the captain of finance, who,
If set off by themselves In the manage
ment of such things, too easily lose
sight even of their own Intimate and
Inseparable relation to the general needs
and Interests of the rank and file. For
est must be renewed and mines and
water courses must be husbanded and
preserved,. as If were trustees for all
generations, not merely for our own, for
the sake of communities and nations
and not merely for the Immediate use
of those who hasten to enlarge th'rlr
enterprises and think only of their own
profits. The Government must employ
Its powers and .pend Its money to de
velo,i a whole people and a whole con
tlnent, and , at the same time keep them
free nd alert' apd unhampered, Its eye
always cn the common use and purpose.
Its thought constantly of what will hap
pen to the average man and of what
will be prepared for the nxt genera
tlup. "We must consider our foreign policy
upon the same high principle. We
have become a powerful "member of
the great family of nations. The na
tions look to us for standards and
policies worthy of America. We must
shape our course of action by the max
ims or justice una liberality and good
will, think of the progress of mankind
rather than of tho progress of this or
that Investment, of the protection of
American honor and the advancement
of American Ideals rather than always
of American contracts, and lift our di
plomacy to the levels of whnt the best
minds have planned for mankind. We
must devote the power of the Govern
ment to the service of the race and
think at every turn of men' and women
and children, of the moral lire and
physical force und spiritual ,betterment
of those, .all' oMliose for whom we pro
fess to have set government up.
"None of these high things ran be
done, because none of tliet.i can bA
conceived, from .the point .of view or
those who at present 'exercise pqwer
over us at' Washington. 'No established
policy or the Republican party can
be used for such ends. 'The black
muglo of, campaign funds' cannot work
these miracles. The Government Is
Washington has' not In half a genera
tion been conducted from the point of
view or by the counsel of tho nation
as a whole, but by the advice and with
tho consent of those who have extorted
special favors from It, a very small
number of persons with their own ob
jects constantly In view, It may, be
unconscious of their selfishness, cer
tainly unconscious of the Interests of
the vast majorities whom they Ignored
In their scheme of prosperity. The
great task that walls to be done ran be
done only by a free government with
Ita eye upon the whole people, and such
a government we have not had ;lnco
tho Dlngley and Aldrlch tariffs began
to be built-up favor by favor and
trusts began- to multiply under the
Very prohibitions of the law; Tho Re
publican party Is Irretrievably commit
ted and bound to go In the very oppo
site direction .'Jrom that, In which re
lease and freedem .lie. It has become a
party of special -points of view.-, J
ine country ns aireaoy, pcrceiveu
this. Jjvervwhere .there has beeti a
steadily gathering reyoU by the voters.
Twenty-lx of the 'forty-eight Snate
governments are now 'under Democratic
executives. In the Legislatures of the
forty-ebrht States the Democrats ou'-
number the Republicans y a majority
of 200. Seventy-three of the ,120 chief
cities of the country ho.ve Doinocrattc
Mayors. There ore now, iil Demo
crats In the National House of Repre
sentatives and only 111 Republicans.
The tide gathers In greater and greater
volume. Only tho Presidency and '.he
Senate lift their heads a little above It,
those citadels of power which thr Con
stitution makes.lt hardest for the peo
ple's majorities to capture and occupy.
Until these are, taken the great task
will halt and wait the great task bf
putting. .the government ut the service
of the people. '
"Shall we not move forward to the
final conquest? An organized, united
and enthusiastic force stands' ready,
the only united and militant rorce to
which the people ran turn with any,
prospect that they will be served
promptly, effectively, and upon a clear
principle of action the great Demo
cratic party, now at last solid and of
clear purpose. To It all who ure full
of hope and or the vigor that makes
to-morrows are flocking the young
men of the nation,- the noble and de
voted women who wish to see better
days for(thetr children and for ull who
are oppressed, the men who never grow
old but always press forward to en
terprises of the new age, all who de
sire free opportunity and love the pub
lic Course, that Is Just and righteous
and quick with the hopes of mankind.
'A great people la turning Its face to
the light, not desiring a revolution but
loving the right and determined to set
it up, wisely, temperately, nonorably.
1th prudence and patient debate, not
In Irritation or In haste, but like men,
not like children. It Is a great day and
a propitious one. The responsibility Is
ours, and we shall assume It knowing
what It means. The decision of the
Cth of November will usher In, If we be
true; a new day of confidence, freedom
and prosperity. It will be no niggardly
triumph of a party or a faction, but the
triumph, of a people. The Gemocratlc
party will be, not the selfish victor, but
the trusted Instrument, and the years
that follow will test every principle of
the great republic. God grant we shalt
be worthy to prevail!"
WILSON COMPARES PARTIES.
Seorea Hepnhlleans and Pruareault rs
for Their Platforms.
In addition to the address which Wood-
row Wilson delivered last night by proxy
at Democratic meetings all over the coun
try, he gave this declaration to the elec
torate at large:
The issue is now clearly made up and
goes to the iieople. I. for one, do not doubt
the verdict. The voiera must make one or
another.of three choices.. First, Intrust
t be Government to the regular Itepubliran
partv again, which ulways leglns a enm
palgn with promises of action, and then
always, at the end, draws back and whtus
agalust' change, dreading to attempt any
thing at all, for rear It should not satisfy
those who control credit and whom It has
so long permitted to art as tnifctee tor the
people in every matter or policy.
Second, place the guidance of their affairs
In the hand of men who are searching about
for some new way In which to perform old
duties, all along plain and Imperative,
which can easily be iwrrormed without
the Intention of new methods; for example,
without shifting the whole euergv and
Initiative of the law to the executive branch
or the (lovemment.
Third, go forward, without postpone
ment or experiment or confusion, to effect
the reforms which the whole country waits
for, and which all parties piofess to believe
necessary, through the Instrumentality of a
great established and undivided party,
clear and explicit as to its purposes, willing
to effect them by the ordinary process of
legislation, willing to be guided by l lie. com
mon counsel of the nation as a whole, the
plain people with the rest, regardful of every
Interest, the little as well as the big; become
contfected with every interest by tynipatliy
and comprehension, anil toherly deter
mined to obey the voice of thoughtful men
everywhere by a carefully considered
course of moderate yet courageous reform.
The wise statement of tOe choices is a pre
diction. We shall trust ourselves und let
the little groups of dlscovereis who would
have us vest our powers In them learn, lu
their turn und at their leUure, to trust us
also.
ASKS DEMOCRATIC CONTROL.
Wilson Tells Jerseyuien to Mer t'mi.
wrens Has Party Majorltj.
J.ono. Uiun'ch, N. J., Nov. 2. Long
Brunch gave Gov. Woodrow Wilson a rnus
ingreception at the Lyceum to-night. The
meeting was held under the uuspioes nf
the Wilson and Marshall Club und Sen
ator John W, Slocum presided, Two
thousand men, women und children
packed the building und hundreds were
unable to get in.
The Governor Urst made a plea for u
Democratiu Senate' and Assembly in
New Jersev. as he said his term of Gov
ernor was not yet ended und he expected
to bring ubotit many reforms before
leaving the State House ut Trenton lie
also, praised Congressman, Thomas J.
Scully,, who is up for reelection, anil
had a good word to say for Congrexnuiuu
William Hughes, the candidate for United
States Senator.
Gov. Wilson said in part :
I'm flKlitluir for u Deuiorialle control
of the Culled States, if 1 knew Hint I
could mvseir get the Presidency, niovlded
1 would take it, and had too many different
factors In Hie two houses, I would decline
to take it I cannot Imagine anything
that would weur the heart of a man more
thau that. I do not know what 1 might be
tempted to suy If I were put lu a position
like that, I am sure thut the people of New
Jersey and other Stales are going to see
to it that there is a Democratic nuijoilly
Thnie uie inauy'klnds of Itepulillcaus now 1
und 1 find it very difficult to dest-illie this
party. I wish that the Itepuhllcans would
study hereuftcr moro or their own party
thau they do. What wus huppeitllitf to
the Republican party when William u.
Klulay wus shot? In the Inst smccIi Mr.
McKlnley mude before, ho was stricken
down he pleaded with the eoplo of the
1'ulted States to overromu tho resistance
of the Senate. This William McKlnley left
us his legacy to the American people,
1 want the people of New Jeisey lo con
sider this proposition: Don't vote lo huve
u Democratic President simply hecauho you
are generous enough lo believe in your own
Governor simply to huve a niun from New
Jersey President. That Is not patriotism;
thut Is not right. The thing in do Is to
make up your mind whether you want the
people ot the t'nlted States to have 11
Instrument In their hands through which
they can have the reforms this country
has waited for and can wait for no longer
Are we going to dam this tide up still
longer? Are we going to make It Im
possible for any reform? Do you suppose
the men who lesd the Democratic party
do not know what would happen to them
If Iher broke their promises? If yon trust
the Democratic party now and It betrays
you, you should never trust, it aaln.
All that 1 nave oeen lor you is a spoiusni.
I Have simply followed you. Many men
have refused to come upon a platform for
fear of the spotlight, but it Is a whltpllght,
It Is not yellow. There Is no sensationalism
to it. It Is slmpy a white light, but It has
got to bore out from the Inside and not from
the outside.
WILSON WANTS MONROE.
Snya "mould De a Feather In Ills
Cap lu Carry Itepnlillran Stronghold.
Gov. Wilson spent tho greater part of
yesterday, in New York. Ho arrived
early in the tnornitig from Rochester.
"I didn't go up to Koccoster to ask the
voters there to elect mo President of tho
United States," said Mr. Wilson, "because
I think that is going to happen anyhow.
Hut it would be a feather in my cap if
Monroe county and the rest of that part
of the State commonly regarded as a
Republican stronghold should do me the
honor of voting for me."
Gov. Wilson had lunch at the Colling
wood Hotel with his brother. Joseph It.
Wilson, and William F. McCombs, national
chairman. He spent tho part of the after
noon which he would have used in review
ing the Democratic parade in. buying
things at the stores. Late In the
noon he went to New Jersey,
after-
HEDGES ATTACKS STRAUS
AND PROGRESSIVE IDEAS
Colls llivnl Candidate Vnfit Be
c,iise of ljK!k of Political
Knowledge.
Jim lli,'ds picked out Mr. Straus
and I'iDiireSslve ideas in general for his
attack in hi; series of talks about the
city last nlghti He said that he con
sidered the I'rogrewive candidate for
Governor a very unlit person for office
because of Ins complete lack of knowledge
of actual political conditions.
Mr. Hedges said that he had contempt
for tho impossible, principle of the Pro-
gre psives.
"The nutting (it) aud the supporting
of siieh principles to win votes is in my
mind nothing more than attempted
larceny." sold Mr. Hedges. "1 saw the
astounding declaration in the Progressive
Clutform thut they were not 10 oe oouna
y'tradition. Any one who has brains
knows that this Government did not just
happen. It was the result of growth and
addition. 1 say that u, change In funda
mentals such a advocated uy tne rro
gresslvee is bad." '
Mr. Hedges was well received on last
night's tour, tho second since his return
to the city. Tho first thing he did was to
help the Went Side Ucpuulican Club at
its housewarmlng at 270 West Eighty
fourth street. Prom there Mr. Hedges
went over to the East Side where be made
another speech.
From there he went to Washington
Heights, at the Commonwealth Hall,
at Amsterdam avenue and 158th street.
There he made the longest speech of the
evening. He wound up his tour at Cooper
Union. ,
Shaking of Mr. Straus on one occasion
Mr. Hedge raid; "I can't help respect
ing him. Ho wants the same thing as
1 do. But I feel sorry for him. aa he is
going to get nothing but' regrets." '
"When I am elected I amlnot going
to have any trouble with bouses. I won't
pay any attention to them, What Mr.
Straus has said in this campaign has
shown that he does not know enourh
of actual and political condition's of
life in this State to deserve eleotion aa
Governor."
While tspeuking In tho East Side Mr.
Hedges reiterated tlutt when elected
he would tiot tlnd himself limited in his
rightful actions by promises he had made
during the campaign. He said be would
rather not hold auv office than be elected
Governor und find strings tied to his
chair. '
"VICTORY 'AFTER 16 YEARS.'
II D a 11 Smym flip Klecllon of Wllaou
Will Please lllui as III Own.
Lincoln-. Neb., Nov. 2.-JIn a final
appeal issued to-night Mr. Bryan calla
upon his friends to give the same loyal
support to Wilson that they would give
to, him if a candidate. He says that he
and his wife will be as happy aa Mr. and
Mrs. Wilson on election night, for it wilt
meun "tho consummation of sixteen
years of struggling and fighting for a
principle, a great cause, and the victory
will be 111st as sweet as if it were myself
instead of Gov Wilson who had been
elected.
The uppeal continues:
In no State thut I have visited have
found iiny Indication thut the electoral
vote will lie. Kiven lo either Taft or Hoose
velt. Democratic uccess i-eeins us abso
lutely (eriiciu ns anything human can be.
tram exhaustive inquiries and pernonul
observations I am absolutely convinced
Hint the voteis lue weury of Ttepuhllcnn
luUrule ami psity htrlfn and are only await
lug the chance to institute a new and better
older of things politically
II is not ntinuxe thut theivoleis of the
country should I urn fioni I'leiidcut Tuff
and condemn his failure, to lend the people's
fight Tor lefortiiK, ' Hut il Is strange thai
any one who opposes Tuft should turn
lo Itoosevelt for relief. Col. Itoosevelt had
twice us Ion it in whirh lo secure reform
us Taft hnd, and now hr'nslia a third term
(and we do not know how many morn he
wunlHl lu which to do what lie could hav
done when lie was l'lecldent. After uiviiiL'
us Mr Tuft nnd then fulling to help lilm
lo make vod he asks us lo accept him as
his substitute for rail.
Could anything lie more malarious?
This Is no sliniii buttle. Wo are not
draw 11 up on dresa parade. Wo nro a fighting
bund thut has hreu battling for sixteen
years and we hope to inaUe this tin) Inst
liattleor thewar for human rights andpiog.
less,
I have not found this a campaign of
noise nun Piaster, nut on tint whole one o
solier 11 (lent Ion and an apparent desire
on the part of ihe voters'to carefully weigh
the issues,
lu this attitude of Hie people 1 run sen
hut one thing, and thn Is fhu election of
iiov nuu 10 me rreiuuency.
STRAW VOTE ON MARKET.
.Mulr A Or. Nuniiil Voters on Caadl
dales nnd Futures.
The Stock Exchange linn of John Muir
A Co. published yesturday results of an
election canvass. Men wero asked what
they thought the rec.'.tt would be and
how they thpught the .market would Ixt
affected, 1
The results were: 78 per cent, predicted
Wilson's election, Kt percent. Roosevelt's
8 per cent .Tuft's, s per cent . not answering
In cose nf a WilHOn-viotnrv M iuip !
predicted InWer prior, IS percent, higher.
In 11 Knnenvolt victory 10 per ueiit. looked
for lower pries, 32 per cent, higher.
In h 1 aft victory, 05 per cent, predlotrd
iiiHuriiici-a,u wr cuv, lower, ,
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VASSAR GIRLS CAMPAIGN
IN THEIR OWN SWEET WAY
Have Parades, Meetings, Straw-
Votes and Much Election
Kxciteirient.
Pouuhkkkphik, X. V., Nov. A cam
paign within a campaign, overshadowed
naturally, but very active indeed, is tak
inglplsce at Vassar College. Excitement
in bound to run high when four political
parties elbow one another In the narrow
confines of a campus anil u ixutsllile
thousand votes
Two weeks ago they began. Kepubli-
cans. Democrats and Progressives hung
up books for registration, aud among
them they hunga fourth, labelled "on the
fence." Those who set down their names
in tills last were a courageous lot if they
realized what wus awaiting them. No
sooner were their names down than they
were hotly pursued by iiiHiHtcnt, er-
suasive campaigners from every party.
More tnan mignt oe expected, perhatw
one-fourth, of the students did not uign
at all. Enthusiasm grows constantly
livelier.
The campaign of the Vassar students
is a serious affair. It is carried on with
much study and earnest thought. The
speeches are carefully prepared. They
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Values Are Offered
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Women's New Suits, New
Coats and New Dresses for all
occasions nearly One Hun
dred distinct styles.
.Chinchilla Coats
Astrachan Coats
Plush Coats
Caracul Cloth Coats
Broadcloth Coats
These garments can be had in all
sizes from 32 to 55 bust measure.
Everything that is new in material,
color and style.
Suits and Dresses in every
material, style, and color.
$35 Values.
3 17.50
Special Price
take tho piaco of the intersociety fti'l
debuting, The parades have lieen be
of all. Wilson led off, quite raghtly. f.i
he the leading candidate ahead by .i
moroiiKHiy niio majority. iTecouini;
his parade he delivered nn impreeaiv.
speech, but it was unanimously admitted
that the p.reater part of the newmembern
who joined the rty on this occasion
mere won by the amiability and goori
fellowship of the very live donkey which
waiKeit ut mo nenil ul mo procession.
Itepublican.H and I'lOKresslves hnvo had
out their symbolic animals stuffed ami
mounted ieclinetis, but only tho lwa!
of tho Pinnocnits has lieen' found suiteii
In actual life to miuglu freely with tht)
cmwdt
At the combined mass meeting last
evening the attention of the crowd was
held by a nearly life sizo G. O. I, elephant.
Among tlw many cartoons and pUicnrd
that enliven tho campus the best ol all
are these:
"The llig Man for the Big .Job any day,"
aim mjo you wont 10 come duck io auiur
next year' Well, voto for Taft or your
family can't afford to (,ond you."
The fate' of the candidates wi(l be de
cided in Vnssar iw elwwhoro on the 5th.
The voting machines have been loaned
for this iniKrtiint oct union.
Ilnrper's l.iinic MnrW Makes Hint Low
MONTCi.Atn. N. .1.. Nov. A hall sweep
stakes and the semi-finals In the fall touriw,
inent wero tho attractions at the tipper
Moiitclnlr Country Club to-day. In tnn
sweepotukes Harper was the winner iltu
III 3(i HI.
In the fall tournament semi-finals .1. ''
Lyman 'heat V, 11. l)e Witt. S and (.
Hchnnmeei and C. O. Hiuklo tied. Ileatan
Kiuht-K. Harper bent (looruo Fntteridirn,
anil 3, in clnKS A. Ill class I V. S. WIHUnn
beat A J. (Mark, 3 and I j II. Struller beat 1'
II. Cockefnir, 'J and I.
eloruifmiurlng
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