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THE SUN, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1912.
TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1012.
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tor Vtat purpose.
Clearer Weather Coming.
We shall probably seo to-day and wo
hall certainly know to-morrow whether
the Republican party has been stricken
to death by tho hand of TnEOtjonE
Roosevelt. Up to this morning ho
owed to that historio organization
TerythinK that has como to him in tho
way of political preferment and oppor
tunity, except what camo to him by
accident. In the futuro of tho Repub
lican party there was plenty of room for
the development and assertion of nil
that is sano in tho ideas entertained by
the Progressives. If Mr. Roosevelt
had won for himself tho Republican
nomination ihcro would havo been no
National Progressive secession, no third
party in this campaign. Ho failed at
Chicago, a "cause" was created for tho
occasion, and hundreds of thousands
of intelligent citizens, in tho fog of the
highly emotional atmosphere that has
been produced by his consummate
adroitness in political appeal, have actu
ally forgotten that primarily tho cause
la his, not theirs. We shall know to
morrow by to-day's vote whether Mr.
Roosevelt has succeeded in his re
vengeful purposo to destroy that which
he could not control.
A vote to-day either for Taft or for
Wilson is a vote for tho preservation
tho wise custom which limits tho scr-
f any individual to two terms as
It was Mr. Roosevelt who described
h as a "wise custom." That was when
he pledged himself to respect it.
If you nro for safeguarding tho re
public against tho dangers which the
third term portends tho fourth term,
tht) fifth term, tho continuous term, tho
life term deposit that vote for Wilson
if you are a Democrat; but if you aro a
Republican, don't make the mistnko of
supposing that it will bo wasted if it
goes to Taft.
The anti-third term Republican vote
is duo to tho man who has saved a .great
party from becoming a third term and
fourth term and fifth term party.
Votes ot Thrown Away.
For sheer effrontery it would bo hard
to rnatch tho appeal of tho Hou. Will
iam U. Hotcukihs to tho Tnft Repub
licans to voto for Roohkvklt and for
Htrach to-day. Tho Stato chairman of
the Progressive party asks them to take
his word for it that tho Republican cam
paign has collapsed entirely, and says:
"Those who vot for Tavt and Hkdufs
at the coming election should realize that
they throw their votes away and that they
re casting half a vote) for Wilson "and
BCLZieji. If those Itopuhllcans want Co
lect Wilson and Hnxzr.a It Is of course
proper for them to vote for Taft and
.JIedoks; but If they do not want to elect
the Democratio national and Htnte tickets
they should realize the only way they can
atop It la to vote for the Progressive candi
dates," Tho Republicans who'aro thus asked
to desert their colors and stultify them
selves cannot fail to remember that.
they havo been characterized as thioves
or accomplices of thioves because they
were supporting President Taft in this
campaign. To bu solicited by the
Progressive chairman to swallow tho
' theult and voto tho Progressive ticket
in Stuto and nation in order to prevent
tho election of Wilson and of Sulzkii
must remind them that tho responsi
bility for Democratio success would
not be theirs, but would rest with tho.so
who were seduced from their allegiance
by Colonel Rooskyklt to gratify his
The Republicans will vote for Taft
and for Hedoes to-dny becauso they
bellovo that tho President has giveii
tho country an administration of which
the Republican purty ought to ho proud,
and becauso they beliove Hint Mr.
Hkdoeh has very superior qualifications
for tho Ciovernorship, awl would Rive
tho State nn honest, able and public
When men Mhim" for principle and
give thnlrsupporl lo a inch minded and
generous man like Wili.um Howaiid 1
TAFT,"who has served t In- people inde-1
fatlgably ns Pres..; nt of i,n I nit.-d'
States, they nro not throwing their votes
away. In his en so t'i" desire to givol
him the aid and cimntoimiu deserves
is Intensified by tho l-rlm,; Hiat in the j
houso of his friend ln Unf .iflered from '
treatment which ho h:is not deserved.,
It is adding fiirtlir im.ult to injury toi
bo importuned lo join tin deserters'
becauso they think tliny havo already
mado Mr, Tait'k election impossible by
their abandonment of his ndniinistrn.-
'UMkiAor is tho appeal any the less oBen-i
slvo because the motlvo of it is tho do
feat of tho Democratio candidates, who
at least havo conducted an honorablo
campaign and fought fair.
No self-respecting Republican will
ever regret that ho voted for William
Howard Taft's reelection. A Republi
can who knows how well the President
has deserved tho support of his party
would havo an Indelible reason to desplso
himself if ho yloldcd to tho contcmptlblo
solicitation of tho Hon. William H.
There may bo somo Interest in
knowing that Theodore Roose
veit on his first public appearance In
Jfow York after tho attempt upon his
life was cheered, to tho total suspen
sion of any otlicr proceedings of tho
publio meeting at which ho niatlo that
uppearanco, for three-quarters of an
hour and that Woonnow Wilson was
cheered in the somo place a few evenings
later, and to tho equal suspension
of tho busincssor which tho meeting
had been called for a full hour, for no
other purpose or reason than to beat
the record of tho Roosevelt meeting.
Wo do not vouch for tho exact itudo
of tho figures. Thero not only may
bo but Is Interest and significance in
thco attempts to measure tho popu
larity of candidates for publio favor
by tho length of tho interruptions
to tho orderly prosecution of business
which relays of their leather lunged
supporters can effect. Tho signification
is not favorablo to tho causo of self
government by tho people.
Wo havo had enough and too much
of this fish horn canvassing. Tom Reed
is reported to havo thanked God that
tho Houso of Representatives "was not
ft deliberative body." A nationnl con
vention of it national party is still sup
posed to bo a deliberative body, but
national conventions are increasingly
given over to theso manifestations of
"inexplicable dumb bIiowb and noise."
Tho Democratio convention at Balti
more was, up to dato, probably tho su
premo cxamplo of this nullification of
tho purposo of a national convention,
with its spcctaclo of young women
wrapped in tho American flag and
glorying to delay to tho uttermost the
proceedings of tho "deliberative body."
If the delegates to n "national convention
liko this sort of thing, perhaps there is
nothing to bo said, excepting that sober
and scnsiblo citizens will bo apt to esti
mate tho sobriety and sense of tho dele
gates and of the party which they repre
sent by their acquiescence in theso
At a political meeting, however, when
a candidate for office appears to give
his reasons why ho should bo chosen to
it, it is to be presumed that there are
somo persons who really desire to hear
those reasons and havo attended in order
to hear them. They havo a right to be
allowed to listen to them without an
unconscionable loss of time. They will
not only tolcrato but enjoy a hearty
greeting to the candidato, so it- appear
that tho enthusiasm is spontaneous nnd
not factitious. But when it appears
that tho hubbub is prolonged and that
relays of brnyers have been arranged
to prolong it to tho utmost limit of
nsinino pneumonic enduranco and be
yond tho utmost limit of human audi
tory enduranco for tho express purpose
of exceeding tho record of delay and
interruption mado by somo other Fct
of fools on somo other occasion, and of
having that perfectly insignificant fact
reported in tho morning papers, it may
bo expected that sensible citizens will
absent themselves from this infelicity
after a whilo and that public meetings
will be abandoned to tho noisemakers,
liko Broadway on Now Year's eve.
Tho canvass just closed has reached
tho superlative of silliness in several
respects, and not least in this absurdity
of a competition of "cheering records."
It is to bo hoped it may bo left in per
manent possession of that bad emi
nence. Colonel llrynn's Kindly Thought.
Colonel William .1. Bbvan, who has
been tactfully kept away in Imdy from
tho Atlantic seaboard during tho po
litical campaign now happily ended,
has projected his voico from tho sce'no
of his activities and sent this final mes
sage pregnant with meaning for tho
Democratic party and its candidato:
"The choice of a President will be made
lctween thrpe candidates; either Mr. Wil
son will be elected for fi single term-his
platform pledging him to one term or Mr.
Tatt will be elected for a second term or
Mr. UoosKvr.i.T for a third term,"
Tho platform pledge cited by Colonel
"We favor a single Presidential term, and
to that end we urge the ntloptton of nn
amendment to the Constitution making
the President of the United States ineligible
fur reelection and we pledge the candidato
of this convention to this principle."
This declaration is contained in tho
stntcmcnt of principles adopted on tho
evening of .July 2 by tho delegates to tho
Baltimore convention on tho motion
of Senator Khun of Indiana, chairman
of tho committee on resolutions, for
tho reception of whoso report tho busi
ness of nominating a candidate for
Vice-Piesident was suspended by unani
mous consent. Governor Wn.so.v had ,
been nominated for President at tho
session of tho convention which ad
journed at ;i:!0 o'clock in tho afternoon
Tho first declaration in tho pietiorm
thus adopted is:
"We ilnnlnro It to bn n fiindani'MiUil prlit
clpln of the Democr.illo party tint Ihn
I 'iior.il (internment undr the Constitu
tion has no right or power lo Impose or
collect tariff duties except for Iho purposo
of iHveiiun, nii'l wo demand that tho collec
tion of such lu.es nhall bo limited to thn
notcssltins of government horieHtly and
Governor Wilso.v'h ideal of platform
building is incorporated in tho law of
Now Jersey under which tho candidates
or a party for olTloo and certain of its
olllcoholders meet after their places
on tho ballot aro assured and formulate
t heir own statement of their programme,
lie has not shown any particular respect
for declarations otherwise composed,
and In this campaign ho has specifically
Ignored tho Democratio national con
vention's statement of tho historical
belief of that party with regard to tho
collection of taxes on goods imported
from foreign lands.
It has been reported that Colonel
Brian has sought in various ways to
extract from Governor Wilbon a pub
lio and definite acceptance of tho plat
form pledgo limiting the candidato of
tho convention to a slnglo term. In this
tho Nebraska optimist has been unsuc
cessful. Yet ho has not been less fortu
nate in this ambition than havo thoso
who, asking what sort of a tariff re
former Governor Wilson is, havo been
compcllcd(to satisfy themsolvca with
tho answer that ho is in favor of eradi
cating abuses and special privileges.
Frosperts of Peace In the Ilnlkans.
Whilo tho appeal of tho Porte to tho-l
Great Powers to intervene and end tho
Balkan strtigglo, will bo properly ac
cepted as final evidenco of tho collapse
of Turkish military power this is but
an incidental detail. In reality tho
Turk is only attempting a familiar trick,
that of persuading European diplomacy
to do for him what his Generals havo
failed to do.
The same appeal a generation ago
preserved tho European Empire of Tur
key. By tho terms of tho treaty of San
Stefano most of tho Turli's provinces in
Europe, lately reconquered by tho Slavs
and Greeks, wero wrested from him.
But tho Congress of Berlin, dominated
by tho selfishness of England- nnd Aus
tria, restored tho Turk, surrendered tho
Balkans to another period of misery
and apportioned ns rewards for their
beneficent servico Cyprus, Tunis, Bos
nia nnd certain Asiatio territory among
tho "Honest Brokers."
Could tho Turk persuado Europe to'
interveno and tho Balkan States to ac
cept such intervention ho might again
save something from tho wreck. But it
is perfectly clear tho Balkan States
appreciate tho situation. If they can
compel tho Turk to deal directly with
them and enn thus legalize their pos
session of his provinces then thoy can
hopo to retain this possession, because
European jealousy and dissension may
prevent any joint action to deprive
them of their prize.
Hero is tho key to tho present Balkan
situation. Only Constantinople, Salon
ica and Adrianoplo havo now escaped
Balkan capture, and their surrender
seems inevitable. If tho Turk wants
peaco ho can obtain it by dealing with
tho Balkan States. Probably they will
bo willing to leavo him Constantinople.
But sinco Europe seems hopelessly di
vided into separate camps tho allies
mean that tho Powers shall quarrel not
over apportioning Turkish territories
to them but over any joint action to
dispossess them of what they hold.
So far ns the Turk is concerned peaco
in tho Near East resulting from tho
complete exhaustion of his fighting re
sources is at hand. But tho unmlstak
ablo purpose of tho Balkan allies is to
make Turkey deal with them and leave
tlui European nations to quarrel over
prospective personal gains which they
might obtain if thoy could agree on Joint
"pacific" action. In tho light of Balkan
history tho wisdom of this courtta from
the point of view of tTO smaller States is
plain. On the other hand the danger to
European peace is misunderstood neither
at Vienna nor at St. Petersburg.
A Cnc of Criminal .Slander.
By its presentment mado yesterday
in the matter of a murder alleged
to havo lx-en committed in a largo
Brooklyn retail shop the Grand Jury of
Kings county has put tho final quietus
to a fiction which has shown amazing
persistence in tho face of explicit and
Tho story ran that a girl had been
outraged by a negro, murdered, and
her lody concealed in a locker. Hie
report was carried to tho police and
Coroner, whoso inquiries revealed no
foundation for it. Thereafter through
letters and telephono messages, some
anonymous but many unquestionably
founded in good faith, the authorities
of "Kipgs county and, tho city and tho
newspaper press wero !osought to
Investigate and compel an exposure of
what would liave been a horrible crimo.
Repeated examination of all tho evi
denco resulted uniformly in ono deci
sion: no crimo had been committed.
Notwithstanding this tho report per
sisted, and eventually tho merchants
whoso building, was declared to have
been the place of tho murder asked for
a Grand Jury investigation. Tho out
come of this is the na mo as of others;
no crimo of any kind, great or- small,
had boon done.
To what tho reports so vigorously
circulated owe their origin is 'i mystery.
Neither business rivalry nor personal
malice appear as possihlo oxpluna.ious.
Hysteria comes easily to mlndbut il
seems inadequate, A prosecution for
criminal slander might reveal the origin
of the yarn, a tiling most earnestly to
bo desired. .
In I here days of a vial ion and electrical
achievement tho man in tho street does
not regard tho most incredible discover
ies with the scepticism of former times.
The latest wonder that has materialized
in actual demonstration is tho menu
factum of that staple pod, tho solo
nutriment of tho infant, tho sustainer
of strength in sickness, tho only chem
ically comploto articlo of diot for all,
Tho Iondon airci reports that a
number of scientific men havo investi
gated tho invention of a trio of German
chemists who claimed to mauufucturu
It from tho soya bean, an easily culti
vated leguminous plant, tho distinguish
ing characteristic of which is tho largo
proportion, as compared with other
vegetables, of nitrogenous content, tho
chief constituent of meats. This arti
ficial product is said to possess all tho
physical, chemical uml nutritive prop
erties of milk except tho capacity of
producing butter, Despito-this draw
back tho cream from this artificial milk
is more nourishing and tho other ingre
dients are said to be more easily digested
than tho casein, Ac, of natural milk.
Tho now product is obtained without
difficulty and with uniform success now
that tho experiments, which havo been
carried on for three years, ore finished.
Some advantages over tho natural
product aro worth mentioning. Tho
fluid docs not como in contact with tho
hand as does cow's milk; it is not liko
tho latter, gathered in places" where tho
presence of filth is absolutely unavoid
able Tills milk is produced in a labora
tory in which every essential of what tho
doctors call asepsis (impossibility of
infection) may bo avoided. This now
milk therefore is as germ free as cow's
milk at its sourco, and has tho advantago
of being kept germ frco with far less
effort on tho part of thoso who dispense
it commercially; it will "keep" better.
Tho crowning blessing of this great
discovery will bo" that it may at present
bo produced in London at about six
cents. a quart, one-third less than tho
prico of cow'b milk, and tho chceso mado
from It will bo obtatnablo at a corre
spondingly reduced cost
It remains to bo scon if tho claims
for nrtlficial milk which now appear to
bo sustained by scicntlfio and practi
cal observation will meet confirmation
when tho new product is subjected to
tho exigencies of tho enormous usago
to which it must bo subjected, nnd
especially tho test of transportation to
long distances and tropical climates,
which present data appear to mako
possible. Tho important influenco in
diminishing diseases which owo their
provalcnco largely to milk Infection
need but to bo mentioned to open up a
wide field of beneficence for artificial
It is a matter of deep regret to those
who lovo the old ways that progress has
mado such strides of Into years ns to olim
Innto from New York life that familiar
headline "Fear Kiot at tho Polls."
Thn Osmanll Turk is plainly standing
on his own five yard lino, hut enn he hold
if there Is anything in conBlatpnoy thn
Bulgarians should havo delayed their
assault upon Constantinople until next
year, since their last attacks wero in 813
and 913, but as both theso failed perhaps
superstition explains their precipitancy.
Even tho Weather Bureau indulged in
preelection claims this year.
We trust our good friend and neighbor
the Hon. Benjamin Franklin will enjoy
a well earned rest now that tho season of
oratory Is passed.
Miitjrarlan troop have occupied
At last a ono syllable victoryl
There Is no possibility of the capital's
capture nor of massacre or pillage. If wo
aro defeated a new army, equal In size to
tho present forces in tho field, can nnd will
lie mohllbed in'Ai-ia Minor within thrco
weeks. Vorssocr Ya.k J'atha, the Turkish
Antbaanndor at W'aDhingtnn.
It looks liko n counsel of desporatlon.
The Turks of Asia Minor nro flno fighting
material, but how can nn nrmy of 300,000
men bo mobilized unci brought to Con
stantinople in tJiren weeks? Moreover,
how is it to l)o supplied with rations and
ammunition when there was n dearth of
both nt Adriunopio and on the far flung
tiring linn contesting tho advance of the
.IikIbo Vit ron K. Siuw of tho District
Court of Apix'uN III eat a whole crow, rea
Minalily well cooked and ociMined, if Colonel
IJoosv.vi.i.r nliould ho clcrtid President nct
I'm-hday. If Wilson win. W. K. CIUCIN.
n local artist , must cat th crow.- Pciitch
from l,on .l)ifM,
It must be admitted that tliero is a prej
udice ngninst tho consumption of crow,
however preimred for the tablo. A long
lived bird, it becomes very tough, fibrous
ami insipid; but a crow not come to ma
turity should be pilatublo enough when
boiled to a tender consistency and sea
soned liberally to last". Political enthu
siasts who can't refrain from betting
should insist upon smiab crows, that is to
say, biro's not long out of the ucNtttnd just
learning td fly. Possibly it might bo
piensanter to dine off such h bird tiiau to
push a heavy winner down a long jeering
street in a cumbrous wheelbarrow.
Let I' Tlitnlt of Astriiii(ini).
To ins i:mioR or Tun Sin -so- Once
mom (Juoeti Citpclla, liriulit and liillll.iiit
diadem of nrii;a's eoiHtellallon, U riolm,
hiKher and hiKhor, nearer mid neater thn
zenith, with every Nowmlier ewnliik
(Jiieen C,iiela. Vlplia urlif.e, Is np,irk
llhi; like a while sideieal diamond against
the eliou Ii.h kuroiind of ulidit's llrmaiiienl .
and even ho who Is astronomlcallv Inox.
Hi'leuced will soon discover the pivwneo of
this Iiiiko (lrst maKiiltiide. sun, elitlerinir
conspicuously in tho e.mtcin sky. lor
.iinom,- tho suusiif liixlit v lnved In llieuorlli
eru or southern hcmlxphcio Alpha it 1 1 vrtu
ranks as ono ol the luiiihtest. and seen
from IIiomi noi thorn latitudes (Jueen Cnpella
H nurpusfccd In Hpleudor only by Hirlus,
Vietiini" aivl Vckrn. Indeed It has lcen
estimated lliat this trre it sun shines with
approxiuinlelv KU limes us much livid as
our il'vn KiinrSol, tliu riMHuii for lier com.
paratl' elv iiiu'dnspleuoiis appearance beinir
of eoiii .e that she Is situated at such a io
nuito dixiamc from us, perlutps?no,iioo,
l im.iii'O.mHi of miles. Much remoteness in
distant o is scarcely to bo comprehended
bv man's lene-tilal mind, but tho Unlit rays
from Cnpella cros the stupendous ether
t'lilf between her and our earth In appro.
mutely thirty-four ca.rs.
In other words, ns wo stand to-nbrht
under the bespaniiletl domo of our northern
llriuameul iraini; ndmlriimly upon CJueen
C.ipella we do not really seo her at all. In
tho llrst platt), this sky iiueeh Is situated ho
far away that wo can only see imr 1 1 u lit rays,
not lier body or disc, In thn second place,
theso llidit rays aro inoro than n quarter of n
century old, they tell us by their picnente
that Queen Capolla was In excellent health
some thirty-four years niio, but thoy donnt
tell us nnythlui; about Queen Capella'u
Ciim,i:s XuvMts Howins.
HosroN, November 4.
It Is characteristic of tho Now Wuk
7'iinrs lo endoavor to create tho Impres
aion that Titr. riti.N's claim to n proprietary
luterest in Iho Vienna Vfrirismsl vr des
patches was unwarranted. Theso ties
patches havo been printed by every iiowh
papor In New ork without compensation,
but Tiik Kin proposod an arranBomeiit
Willi tho fffrisjiDNf for tho purchaso nf
theso ilespatchrs, the offer was accepted,
uml Tut: Kii.n has In Its possession docu
ments to prove Its riehts If It thought tlitsy
werl Important enough to loiUt tpou. 'f
FIRST PERSONAL PRONOVN.
Prospect of a Hpecdy Ascertainment of
iu Hiatus ana rosiiion.
I soe it is charged by the Professor
Emoritus," said tho Official Tempter,'
"that it is as incorrect to say 'It is P as
it is to say 'It is mo.' The right form is
'It am I,' becauso I am tho subject."
Tho Official Tempter, having done his
port, became silent and looked Invitingly
at tho First Disputant.
Vhy do you close your remark by
saying 'I am tho subject'?" demanded the
First Disputant. "You should have said
I is tho subject.'"
"Proceed, " commanded the Official
"The pronoun I," continued the First
Disputant, "is not in the first person. I
Is In tho third person, and tho third person
is followed by that part of tho verb to bo
which is represented by the alphabetical
symbols l-s,not by the letters a-m, a you
ought to have been taught at school."
Tho Ofllclal Tempter turned to the
Second Disputant and nodded an invita
"The. gentleman who has Just Bpoken,"
said tho Second Disputant, "is devoid of
tho fivo senses: common, grammatical,
logical, polemical and horse. The per
sonal pronoun I ocouplcs an unassailable
position in tho first porson and your sen
tence 'I am tho Bubjeot' is eorreot.
what law can the first personal pronoun
bo thrown bodily into the third person
without changing its . alphabetical con
struction? Tho claim is absurd. I am I,
and as long ns I am I I am in tho first
person, and boing in the first porson I
must bo followed by am, when the verb
of which am is ono of tho Irregular porta
ia designed for employment "
"You aro hottelessly incompotent to
comprehend tho diflorcnoo botween I in
tho first person and I in tho third iwrson,"
said the First Disputant. "I deolaro that
1 am not I but I is I."
"If, an you say, I am not I be true,"
said the Second Disputant, "how can I
lie mado 1 by tho simple process of con
nection by is? First you deny that I
am and then you affirm that I am. I
know that I am."
"You misquote me," complained the
First Disputant. "I admit that first I
deny I am, but I do not then affirm I am.
I deny lam nnd affirm I is. "
The Official Tempter leckoned to tho
"You both prove conclusively," said
tho Third Disputant, "that you are not,
in accordance with tho timo honored
method of determination invented by
Descartes. That eminent investigator
proved himself to bo by repeating to him
self the verbal formula Cogito, ergo sum,
which, being translated, means 'I think,
therefore I am.' You do not think, there
fore neither of you is or are, as tho case
may be. Tho pronoun I is beyond the
joint abilities of both of you to under
stand." "Out of your own mouth am I con
firmed," exulted tho First Disputant.
"You assert I U beyond our abilities to
understand, .Had my opponent been
right, you must havo said I cm beyond
our abilities to understand."
"Ha, ha," laughed tho Second Dispu
tant. "Did you not notice that when ho
quoted Descartes, ho said. 'I think, there
fore I am' nnd not 'I think, thorcfore I
Is'? My position is sustained by the
weight of that just translation."
The First Disputant and tho Second
Disputant and tho Third Disputant re
moved their coats ns a preliminary to
further verbal inflictions; but tho Official
"Since tho throo authorities have dis
agreed concerning tho right standing of
tho first personal pronoun," ho said,
"there must bo n referendum. Tho
question must bo put to tho electorate
and tho position of I, whether it bo tho
first person or tho third person or whether
by a compromise it bo tho second person,
must be settled by tho ballot."
Thereupon tho ballot was prepared
and tho nation was ordered to register
its will us to tho proper place for I.
For full returns seo The Hun of to
CflndltloiM In NrwynrW.
To TH Kditos orTHR Sun .Sir; I enclose a
rllppltic from the Knows City itnr which that
nr(.iii'cr did not aastter. Is It posslhle to held
over curb, irnnirs stisou hsve had In your police
department the thrcAt that l( they propose to
t!itltM.ii-,tiiitcTs, jurorbsnd ullncsnos to such an
rvt'-il at to make Hie law powerless they are
lulilr lo trt.il before n court that takes little enf
nltatire of lechnlralltles and eierutra promptly
aummary punishment! J. l. 1'okbp.s.
Ottawa, Kan., November 3.
From th Kansas CUv fitar.
Some of the New York papers seem to be lean
ing to a vlellaure committee. Supposing things
In New York irot to much untie that nllnenses
were so Intimidated that they dared not testify
and Jurors disqualified themselves by etpressltiB
opltiloni., would II be pnolble for the (Jovernor lo
iltrlare martial law and try Mmo of thn worst
rilmlnali by a military court, and If convicted,
eveeiite them without delay' Upon tho ronvle.
tlon nf uhat rharres ran M criminals be made to
sorer the eitrrme penalty In a military court!
J. 1.'. I'ORBIS.
'Die civil authorities of Now York ahmv
no evidenco of timidity. Tim cltbens
called lor Jury duty lietray no fears, Tho
law is enforced without heat or passion,
but with a ceitaluty and Inovitablrness
rcassurinc to all. The niibllo lltuisi la
udmlrably preserved. Martial law is as
likely in this town as Is the extraction of
human nature from humanity. We shall
havo It when cheesemonirers bealn to set
their slocks from tho moon.
The Price nf l ittle,
From tht H'njilnuon Httnlnti Star.
T)i tuat nf mubln lliin. t,.... r
"jii i mtj IIIIIIUIIH
and keeping It so is ono of tho most oi
iiensivo American enterprises ever nmUr.
llr. Hnlmrs's Sermon Not a Partisan Preach,
To tiik KiiiToit or Tub MI'S'- .Sir; I desire to
llinnk you for your very correct and fair report
of the scr vires at my church which wero attended
by I'resldentTaft on Sunday, Yours was the only
paper In the illy lo Male tliluirs ns they really
were. I can And nothlnir to object to rxceptlnir
your headline, whUhkpraksof "AT. It, Sermon."
I'riim this 1 must emphatically dissent. The
sermon wits one of political Idealism of a radical
cnnrneirr; nut it r.a i no more to Ho with Ihe Pro
irres klves than with the Socialist or Prohibition
ists, or any other party. Indeed, I stated frankly,
ns ptte of the brightest promises of the hour, that
"the new politics," fur which I was pleading, wero
monopolized by no one party, but hlmred to a
Ercaler or less extent by all, That a sermon nd.
voonlltiu tho general principles of social Justice
anil righteousness and tho Ideal of a new and
betlrr nation hould bo Interpreted as a plea for
the "Hull lluoscrs" Is, to my mind, ono of the
neatest tributes to the I'rocrearlvo cause mat
1 have ever seen.
I desire to make this slight correction of your
report because, whilo I have always Insisted upon
my right tu preach politics, I havo laid It down as
a rule of my ministry never to advocate the elec
tion of any candidate and never to servo tho cause
of any parly. I havo never brokrn this rule In
the past; I did not do so on Sunday, and I pray that
I Muill never do so lti the future.
John IIatnes Homis.
Niw Yons, November i.
Safe and Sound Advice for To. da;.
Hemember, remember the l'Iflh of November,
I.et every one rise In hit might.
And without any pause Just vote for Ihe cause
imv "e uuucsny minus it right,
TIIK KNOT AT THE ESD OF TIIE
The Voto Totay-nepttbllesni Should
NoUVMtc Vote by Turnlnit to Wilson,
To mi Ennoit of Thh Son Sin I appeal
to those Keniibllc.ms who Intend to vote
for Mr. Wilson In tho bcllof that by so doing
thnv am helnlnff in nhllterntA air. ItOOSO
velt. In point of fact they 'are about to
defeat the very object thoy so justly uostre
to attain. Mr. Wilson doc not need one
single Republican vote. Ills election la a
foregone conclusion, an abnoluto cortnlnty
Doubtless hn will make an excellent l'resl
dent; and let us be dovoutly thankful It
Is- to be Mr. Wilson and not Air. aian-Aahnmnd.of-hts-N'amo
Champ, Clark, or nny of JJie othor Illus
trious statesmen hold up to our autumn
faze at Baltimore. Every Republican vote
taken from Mr. Taft will but discredit nnd
weakon the Republican party nnd Increaso
the very Brave dnnuer that Mr. Roosevoll
with his lunatic "principles" will succeed
In poisoning it to deuth, as Hryan dobauclied
thn Democrat In nartv In 199.
This Is not all. Tho Democratio major
ity In the last Houso of Representatives,
professedly on their good behavior, passed
more vicious legislation than nny Houso In
tha last thirty veara. Thoy defeated tho
attempt of Mr. Taft to Introduce tho budget
svstem of nnnmnrlatlons and BO keep In tuo
treasury some of the millions now annually
squandered or stolen; stopped worn upon
our already dvf lndllngnavy; tried to reintro
duce the spoils system In our diplomatic
service and the various departments', and by
the repeal of the Tarsney law. In the expen
diture for nubllo buildings, to reduce tho
strength and crlpplo tho emeiency of our
tiny army; all this on tho plea or economy,
whilo on tho othor hand thoy passed an
Iniquitous twenty-five million dollar pen
A bad record. It Is the duty of every
decent American to do whnt ho can to keop
them from gaining completo control of the
Government. W. Scott Camskon.
Southampton, Id I., November 4.
Good and Danger fti the ProTfshr
To thk KntTon or Tun Run Sir:, Ono
matter that should havo serious considera
tion at this timo Is the prorervntlon of the
Amerlnnn srstem of nartv government.
If tho Democratio party cannot win this
year, when tho former Republican opposi
tion Is divided, when can tho Democrats
cvor hopo to win?
If tho now Progressive party should carry
all but a few Southern States, ns Chairman
Dixon claims, the Democrats and Itopuhll
cans would be so paralyzed that thore would
no longer be efficient government by parties
with tho desirable checks of a strong opposi
tion. The new Progressive party has already
accomplished much goofl, but fiod forbid
that It Itecome Intoxicated with n monopoly
of power. JsnsKT.
Oranoe, N. J November 3,
nnssca In Both Parlies.
To thk Editor or The HvsSir: The
man who signs himself "Reputdlcnn" and
says he Is going to vote for Mr. Wilson be
cause Mr. llarnes Is supporting Mr. Tnft
must be a very poor Republican.
Are there no bosses In the Democratic
nsrtv? Is not Mr. Wilson receiving tho
support of Mr. Murphy. Mr. Taggart nnd
numerous other bosses whoso political
reputations are ns notorious ns that or Mr.
Whatever the stns of tho latter gentleman,
ho has done much to atone for them by his
strong nnd able support of Mr. Tnft nnd
the constitutional principles for which bo
"Republican" must tm very anxious for
an excuse to support Wilson, lie otigni in
use some common sense nnd voto for Mr.
Taft, a mnn who deserves well of his country
and his party. 1'aib I'bsr.
Mkiiidhn, Conn. ,s November 4.
The Attack on Ilnosorll.
To tiik Editor ok Tiik Spn Sfr; While
his spirit, determination and Indomitable
pluck will win much sympathy for Itoosovolt
and nrouso added enthusiasm, thisyls a tlm.H
for calm Judgment, when tho publio should
not loso Its. head nnd allow sentimentality
to suiiersede sonso and reason. '
Roosevelt would lnnko no better nor
worm President liecauso of tho attempt
on his life, and that episode is nn Issuo en
tirely besldo tho question.
His stubborn spirit of defiance under
attempted restraint, his determined self
assertion, his impulsive) declaration ns to
what he will do nnd what ho will not aro a
most unmistakable and significant indot
of tho man's character, nnd would be stub
born factors to reckon with were ho again in
power, for he has shown himself hot headed on
many occasions nnd one who will brook no
opposition or dlfferenco of opinion; and his
Cabinet, supposed to bo an advisory council,
would. If thoy differed with him and as
serted themselves, probably bo merely a
band of biowho.lten nnd sandbagged
puppets until thoy accepted his Imperious
and imperial dictum. Any policy carried
out In liis administration would be "his"
policy, regardless or tho views or opinions
of others, and his assertion that his pin poso
will be to carry out the will4of tho people,
means In reality that the people will accede
to his will.
Do you as a voter care to run tho risk of
contributing toward his election on Not tim
ber 5? IE. S. Simuia.
Boston, November .1.
ran Tills lie True?
To thk Editor op Tup. Hun -.Sir- our
editorial article to-day dealing with tho
third term nttttudo toward tho Constitu
tion as related to that of Washington is
convincing enough to a reasoning person,
hut will not of courso touch the. real Hull
Mooser, who has no opinions of ids own, nor
any need for them, becauso ho is following!!
Bright Light. Ills not to question why.
mir typical Roosevelt man Is nn un
steady sapling, nil branch nnd no root.
Tha third term current lightly yanks him
up and bears him along on Its palpitating
bosom, shrieking happily for Teddy. What
cares ho for reason? II. A. 11. .
Nr.w Yens, November n. -
ToTllKEDUonoi'Tlll'. SUN .Sir: In thn
edilorlnl columns of your paper of Tuesday
last i rcau witn mucn pleasure w iiat you had
to say of Trinity College and Mr. .Morgan's
In regard to the present buildings, how
ever, you seem to bo tinder somo slight
misapprehension, which' 1 lake this oppor
tunity to correct.
Tho original plans of Mr. Burgos called
for an enclosed qundraugle, tho buildings
of which wero to bo modelled after thoso
of Trinity College, Cambridge. Thepichent
main building, somo six hundred feet long,
was lo form tho west sldo f thn' quad
rangle, the completion of which has been
delayed mil II thn present . Nor! ham Tow ers
which you mention as the only specimen of
.Mr. llurges's, work to bo finished, forms but
Ihe smaller and central portion of Iho main
building, Jarvis Hall abutting It on tho
north und Seabury Hall on the south.
Tim other buildings, of which you speak
rather slightingly, urn, It U true, not to be
compared to Mr. Burges's work aicliitec-
tuiully nut l heir purposo as laborato
ries, chemical, physical and psychological,
rightly mado utility nredomlnutu over Inn
daptaiilo architectural dotulN in the archi
tect s drawings.
Now It is to ln honed Mr. Iluro..,a
original plans will bn curried out in full,
thus giving to Trinity a "plant" uiirlvallfd
in point of harmony nnd structural beauty
by nny educational institution In this conn
Tuxedo Park, November 2,
The Feather lied Han In .Southern Illinois.
From the carrotltnn ;a:erle.
I. !,. Wear, who hA mud,, km ,..... .
bedt Into mattresses for the bett families In and
around CarrollloD. will be baric isvtn. ..'
RULES TO HASTEN LAW
Chief Jnsifce Wliito Announces
Clinngcs in Federal
SIMPLIFIED FOUR WAYS
Revised Methods Expected Not
Only to Savo Timo hut
WasiII.noio.v, Nov. 4. Chief Justice
White in tho Supremo Court announced
to-day tho equity rules of practlco In tho
Federal courts. Homo of tho changes
In procedure aro revolutionary,
Tho object is to reduce tho cost of liti
gation, proveut swollen records and dupli
cations and delays.
For sovorUeon months the Chief Jus
tlceTwith Assoclato Justlcos Lurton and
VandovanttT havo been working as a
committee on tho rovlslon of tho rules.
Tho opinion of overy Federal Judge was
sought as to suggested changes In pro
cedure based on his experience,, and 'Jus
tice Lurton went to London and secured
in writing valuable suggestions from the
Lord Chancellor of England.
Homo of tho now rules are taken bodily
from tho English chancellory practice.
Tho Chief Justlco mado recognition of
tho valuable aid that had been given by
tho Lord Chancellor of England In a brief
statement from tho bench to-day con
cerning tho now rules.
When Mr. Whito was appointed Chief
Justice, President Taft had In mind for
him tho very work which he has Just
completed. The first step woa a revision
of the rules of tho Supreme Court of tho
United States procedure.
Tho last revision of equity rulea wrh
moro than fifty years ago. With tho
exception of onq or two revisions the
rules thnt havo obtained heretofore
came down from tho courts of England
Tho British courts havo modified and
improved their chancery practice unli
it was generally conceded by lawyers In
this country to bo superior to thn pro
cedure in chancery courts In the United
Tho Chief Justice in explaining the new
rules claimed for them Improvement
In four respects. ,
Tho first rotates to the exercise of tho
power by Federal courts.
The second simplifies tho modes of
pleading to bring tho parties quickly
to an issue. Itecourso has leen had In
tho rovision to tho simplified forms that
prevail in codn States and in tho chancery
courts of England.
Tho third reform ,1s oh to taking testi
mony in patent and copyright cases to
render such work loss exisnsive.
Probably tho most important reform
was tint recited by tho Chief .lusticn
as the fourth, and t"bnt provides for tliu
taking of testimony in courts in inert
cases instead of referring thn matter
to a special master or referee to tak
t hot testimony and report Ivick lo the
court. Hen-after lawyers who cumber
tho records in equity procedure may
find themM'lvos subject to line,
Tho now rules provide that testimony
sliall ls printed in nnrrativo fonn in
stead of by questions and ntiswciM. Th
rules also am drawn to eliminate dilatory
pleading and prevent ruvorsnls on ar
count of moro technical errors that do
not go to tho subject matter or tho con
Provision is mado that preliminar"
Injunctions sliall not issuo without notid1
to tho party sought to Ixj enjoined, ami
other restrictions aro thrown iiljout, the
issuo of temporary injunctions and re
xo xi:i:n or newspaper trvst.
Nrvrspiifirr Conscience Potent
KnonKli, Sns It. f5. Johnson.
There will never ho need of nn editorial
or newspaper trust in tho United States,
according to llobert Underwood John
son, so long as thero is united judgment
nnd united conscience among tho news
papers of .the land. This is what Mr
Johnson told tho students of the Pulitzer
School of Journalism at Columbia Uni
versity yesterday, in a lecturo on "The
Magazine nnd Its Equipment."
As nn example of newspaper con
science, Mr Johnson told of the bill en
acted in tlu lust session of tho legislaturo
exempting tho coastwise traffic of tho
United Mates from tolls in tho Panama,
einul. The lending political parties wero
in favor of such a plan, but tho press
instinctively declared against this ov.
einplion as contrary 1 our good faith
witn other nations.
Mr. Johnson said that, magazines "like,
publio life are a publio trust demanding
accuracy, impartiality ami tone, which
divides itself into style, taste and moral
Influence " llo attacked hittorly tho
present desire, for realism in mngazino
articles, sayini : "There are magazines,
Kiid prosperous ones, that undpr the plea
of realism seduce tho good, writer by
dirty money anil inflict upon tho pubtiu
nn unwholesome view of society."
Min-rRossrowN rrnxEit noir.v.
S. foinmiSNlon Will Nut Permit
.New Issue nf Securities,
J lie Pnlitie Service t'nlnniission has
denied I he application of the Mld-Crosstown
Hallway Company, Inc., for permission
!, ikjnu unrtiitti uorxlrirtna Thn Mill.
f'ro-.siown company is n reorganization
of Iho Twenty-eighth nnd Twrnty-nlnth
Streets t'rosslown Itallroad Company. It
was formed in February, 1012, and by pe
tition dul ed May in, Kir.', applied for pet
mission lo issue tson.oon in capital slock,
S:ou,oen of first mortgage fifty year 5 per '
icni. gold bonds and :iuO,oou of llfty year
, per cent, non-cumulative adjustment
Income bonds. Tho slock and bonds wero
to be delivered to the bondholders' coi.i-
lllllll t'.'l llll'.l... 1 . , III J I M lit ,i tl' ..,.
liintliKlreelsCtosslowii Itallroad t'oiupan ,
HUM coilltllllieo iiiiviiiu nullum me iowim-i i ,
on lorei losiire sale. I! was the expressed
purposo of Ihe Mld-t'rosstow n Itnllwny
Company t sell the securities It proposed
lo Issue to the Third Aventio Hallway Con -papy,
which is already operating the cross
(own ralltoail Willi storago battel)' caiS
on n tr.'iiisterarrangemeiit.
Action denying Ihu application was taken
on an opinion n ndered by Coinmlsslone.
Miln It Maltble, who holds iu cll'cct thai
.1. ...... I.. .... I .... 1 1 .1 In.. r,. 11. n !.,-. rill, til
i ni'ir I". II'I J ll-l lit'.', llt'l, KM 1,11
of a new company uml (lie Issuance ol e
curities ov ttiiii company merely mi
pttrpii of taking over too Twenty-eight''
.....I 'I'., .., 1 1 .'-Hint 1 1 ulf.mlu riillriw.fl iitill i.e r
lug out lo Iho I'ldrd Aventio coiiipinv
llo says that If Hie Third Aventio entiip.ui.
desires to buy Iho roatl II can do so wltlioi.
uie ircuiiuii in a iniw i iiiupan anu ii.v
blltiuco of new securities,
He s.ivs Hint the proposed securities ni'
greatly in oxcts.s of the amount whli h the
commission under tho law could allow with
duo regard for thn fitlr value und Iho earn
ing rapacity of llin property,
Tin. ftuiiti.-ttii'1., nviirri. testified before
Iho commission tint Iho cost of repl.xlug
Iho lino would bo 7iu.:i03. Tho commUnlon
experts put tho figuiu at l7(,'.'iu.
.New Kdltoi-s for this ".3,nniner."
The I'.ov. t)r. Curtis li. Laws, pastor of
tho drceno Avenue llnptlst Chinch In Hi""1 -
lyn, Is soon to becomo editor of tte .jm
(arr, tho baptist denominational pain"-, but,
will alo continue iu Iho p.-islora'c I r.
I 1. ....... It ...,... ..I... I.., .J It,... II IM ll't
1 iiiritK.n ... v ..in,,,., t,ii, n, n .,
of tho paper for tvitily-llo e,iiu, will
continue as consulting editor and lbs llov,
'lliom.is ,1, Villars ol .Newark, N. . ""'I
tho llov t hosier r. naismn oi iuun
will bt'cumo unauciuto editor.