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TAFT'S PLATFORM ;
Reaffirms belief in the constitu
tion. Opposes changing or overturn
ing present American form of
For progressive and construc
Against child labor.
For adequate workmen's, conn
Pledges a comprehensive-program.
Opposes any check on the
courts by recall.
Declares unequivocally against
the recall of judiciaf'flecisions or
the settlement of any question of
law by popular vote.
- Approves general arbitration
treaties and any move that-will
tend toward-jvorld peace.
Endorses Sherman anti-trust
law and declares for supplemen
tary legislation that will strength
en it at many points.
Approves enactment of legisla
tion which will show just which
are and which are not combina
tions in business.
For scientific investigation of
the cost of-living problerri arid for
legislation following such inves
tigation that ?ill remedy condi
tions complained of.
Condemns Democrats for pass
ing tariff reduction bills without
adequate knowledge of their ef
fect and pledges the party to a sci
entific reduction of the tariff
along lines to be determined by
the tariff board so that the "rights
of free American labor sh&ft be
adequately saf egiiardecL
s ARSENIC IN STOMACH.
The net of circumstantial evi
dence which police are attempt
ing to weave around Mrs. Louise
Lindloff, charged with being im
plicated in the death of her 15-year-old
son, Alfred GraUnke, last
Thursday, was strengthened by
the report of Prof. Haynes of
&ush Medical College, who de
clared he had found arsenic in
large quantities in the boy's stom
ach. Coroner Hoffman immediately
ordered that the bodies of Wil-'
liam Lindloff, the woman's sec
ond huSband, and her daughter,
Alma, be exhumed.. They will be
turned over to Prof. Haynes for
examination similar to that made
in the case ofiyoung Graunke.
Both are buried in Oakwood
Coroner Nahin of Milwaukee,
where the woman's first husband,
Julius Graunke, is buried, has or
dered his body exhumed for exam
ination for traces of poison.
lit the last seven years two hus
bands', two daughters and a son of
the woman have died.
"Now, if I were ah ostrich;" be
gan the tnean than at the break
fast table as he picked up one 6f
his wife's biscuits, "then "
"Yes," interrupted the patient
better-half, "then I might get a
few feathers for that old hat I've
worn for three winters."
APhiladelphia man mdrried his
steprnother, an Ohio man married
his son's widow, and another,
married his half-sister.