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j THE WASHINGTON WASHIIhGTUNTI3LFfi TIMES SUNDAY APRIL 17 1904
1 1TO
BOODLE AND GRAFT FIGHT DESPERATELY DESPERATELYTO
TO PREVENT ELECTION OF JOSEPH W FOLK
I
REP RE W D VANDIVER VANDIVERMember VANDIVERMember VANDIVERMember
Member of Congress from the Four Fourt Fourteenth
t teenth enth district field manager of the theFolk theFlk theFolk
Folk campaign who declares that his hiscandidate hIsandldate hiscandidate
candidate will have pn overwhelming overwhelmingmajority Qverwhelmlngmajority overwhelmingmajority
majority majorityA majorityA majorityA
A Reformer Who Re Reforms Reforms Reforms ¬
forms Likely to toBe Be Mis Missouris 4lissouris Missouris ¬
souris Next Governor GovernorMan Governorian Governort
t Man Who Attacked lttacked Part Party PartyMachine PartylVachine y yMachine
Machine 1 and Forced ForcedIt
It to the WallNLESS Wall Wally WallUNLESS
y NLESS every evr every indication upon uponI uponwhloh uponwhiohareasonable
UNLESS I which whiohareasonable a reasonable r88sonablepredlctIon prediction can canb canbe cantae
b be based 1 IIi Iq in error the nextgovrror nextgov nextgovtrpor nextovcrP01
trpor rror of Missouri MI 80url will be the Hon HonJoseph HonJoseph HonJoseph
Joseph W Folk the present circuit at attorney attorney atturney ¬
torney of St Louis and the the man who wholas whohis whol
las l as won a national reputation within withinibe within1ht
ibe 1 ± e > past eighteen months by his untiring untiringefforts untiringefforts untiringefforts
efforts to relieve the Mound City of its itsboodlers Itsloodlers itsloodlers
loodlers and grafters in public office officeTwo officeTwo officeTwo
Two years ago this future governor governorrow governor10W governorrow
row 10W scarce forty years or age was not notonly notlnly notonly
only a stranger to the country but butE
E arce allontJ anyone In Missouri outside of St StLouis StLouis StLeuis
Louis knew him Today Toda the more mentian men mention mentiln
tion of his name In any of the remote remotecounties remotaCunU remotecuntios
counties CunU of the State arouses the wildest wildestenthusiasm wildestenthusiasm wildeetenthusiasm
enthusiasm la n the ranks of what the theHOP theHot thefor
HOP Champ Clark calls the wool hat hatand hatana hatand
and one gallus brigade and it is these thesesame thesesame thesesame
same Missouri Missouri farmers who purpose to tomake tomake tomake
make Folk the chief executive of the theState theState theState
State They are wearied of machine machinerule mnchlnerule machinerule
rule and corruption and Intend to bring bringabout bringabout bringabout
about reform not by b going over to the theopposition theoppositIon theopposition
opposition party and installing In of office oCtke office ¬
fice a Republican Administration but butt butby
t l by > y doing a 1 job of political houseclean housecleanirg housecteanIpS houseeleanirg
irg by reforming their own party partyTo part partTo partyTo
To lead in this movement they have havesr havesrlrcted havesriected
sr srlrcted ircted the Hon Joseph W Folk Folk wholly whollyupon wbol1yupon whollyupon
upon the record which he has made dur during durilg durirg ¬
ing the past two years ye rs in St Louis LouisFolk LouisFollt LouisFolk
Folk occupies much the same position to tothe toUe tohe
the Democratic party part In Missouri Ml sourl that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the late Samuel J Tilden did to the theDemocracy theDemocracy he
Democracy of New York a generation generationago generationago generationago
ago and the same me sort of success is ispredicted Ispredicted ispredicted
predicted for or him himBorn himBorn himBorn
Born in Tennessee TennesseeFolk TemesseeFolk TennesseeFolk
Folk was born in Tennessee of a long longlir longHp longlir
lir of Democratic ancestry aJ1C str HI HIIrother His HIlilrother Hislrather
Irother is now treasurer of that State Stateand Stateand Stateand
and a a candidate o ndldate for reelection Ten Tencars Tentars Teacars
> cars ago after graduating at at1aw law Mr MrFolk MrFolk MrFolk
Folk left Tennessee and went to St StLouis StJJOuls StLouis
Louis quite ulte unknown and began the thepractice theJ1IRUce thepractice
practice of his profession He joined joinedtb joinedt11P joinedhe
t11P tb Jefferson Club the leading political polftlcalorganization po politicalorganization tIcal tIcalorgantzatlon
organization of Missouri and in a a short shorttime shorttime shorttime
time was elected as its president This Thiswas ThifVas Thiswas
was a recognition of his standing 8ta dlng and andan andan andan
an evidence of the popularity which he hehad hehad hehad
had gained for the club embraces some someof someoC someof
of the leading men of St Louis LouisIn LouisIn LouisIn
In 1900 there occurred the great street streetrailroad streetllroad streetrailroad
railroad llroad strike In that city cIt accompan accompanird accompanItd accompanIed
ird by assaults aa aulLs destruction of property propertyaid propertyad propertya4
aid great Inconvenience to the publiccortinutg public publiccontinuing publiccnt1nu
continuing cnt1nu for many weeks Folk pure purely pur purh pureJy
ly for philanthropic motives took a aprominent aiaominent 1 1trl
prominent trl mlnent part in the efforts made to tobring tolring tobring
bring about a settlement between the thetraction thetraction thetraction
traction companies and their employes employesHe employesUP employesHe
He was in a aiarge large measure successful successfuland successCulaad successfuland
and thereby gained the favor of the thegreat thegreat thegreat
great body of laboring men of that city cityat cityat cityat
at the same De time he Incurred none of ofthe ottLe oftie
the enmltj enmlt < < vpf of f the th employers employersThe employersTbe employersThe
The Butler Machine MachineThe MacbineThe MachineThe
The Butler machine which has long longcontrolled IonScrntrcUed longcr
cr controlled ntrolied the Democracy of St Louis Louisand Louisan Louisand
and an to a large extent matters at Jeffer Jefferson Jeffers JerterIn ¬
son s ln City the capital was extremely de deBirous deIlroUIJ dosiruus
Birous in that year to win the labor laborvote laborTote laborvote
vote and believing that Folk would be beaile heII beS
aile II lIe le to draw a large proportion of it itirnffered ItrrMtered itIrntfered
irnffered him the nomination of circuit circuitattorney circuitattorney circuitattorney
attorney attorneyFolk attorneyFolk attorneyfolk
Folk had never ne er been identified with withtbr withthf withth4
tbr machine and nd had never held public publictflVe publicme publicoflioe
tflVe me furthermore to was not saps sapsc especi e pe
ci tlly lly anxious to go upon the ticket ticketIf ticketIf ticketIi
If was finally induced Indu to accept the thenomination thelmln ther
nomination lmln r minatitt U however but uncondition unconditionally uncondltlonaily unconditionally ¬
ally he made m e it plain IaJn to the machine machinen machinetaR machineruauagera
n taR ruauagera a lingers that if elected he would run runthr runthf runthe
the office oti ee do his duty and not permit permitof permttIf permitof
of If dictation dk trtl trtlen ft With this understanding understandinghis 2ndrstuKU 2ndrstuKUhi
his hi name was placed upon the ticket ticketand ijeketand tIoketand
and he was acted 3ected The machine managers man managers matiagrg ¬
agers bMv MIteYeC1 be a themselves them elvee so firmly in intnnched Intrt Iatrt
tnnched trt nchfd that no nOKrm harm could come to tothem totbt tothem
tbt them them > m or their organization organizationWaited orgaatbatieftWaited orgaisluattenWaited
Waited Two Years Yearsi
i It t was two years before Folkfound Folk found an anopportunity anorrortuAlt anorportunlty
opportunity to begin his campaign campaignagninst campaignagtinst campaignagainst
against corruption eor The story tory ry of his hisfight hIsfgU his1tht
fight against ta t the boodters boocJI in the city cityouncll citynuncll cityuncil
ouncll has beets Ve repeatedly rp > tediy tedJ told Some Someo
o them fled ed for foreign parts and are aresi arestill
si still III at large 1llK others were brought into intoc intocurt Intocurt
c curt > urt and tried seventeen in all and andtin andU Ad Adtill
tin U fact that they tbe are not ROW wearing wearingstripes wearingftrl wearingstrlpea
stripes ftrl Itnd nd working tor the State In tnJw intn
tn 1 Jw penitentiary peDH ntialT la i not due to lack of ofviRilanot ot1glIanot ofvgdanot
viRilanot ui a d perseverance on the part partof partot partof
of Circuit Attorney Folk but nut rather to toa toa toa
a technicality technk ality in the law as construed ooa tl1lOO by bycn bylIlt byeu
cn lIlt < of tin men who is Jllaldft making A hope hopeattempt ho e
1 i attempt to defeat Folk for the theiJrmoemtir tbeIkmJCFlttk theI
iJrmoemtir I n oenttie nomination for governor governorJ
J cige iantt G < < tntt of the State supreme supremec supreme supremecourt supremec
c court courtI curt curtI urt urtIf
If I r boll olk has hl s not wic IfUcf < < > > ti dfd iN < l In lodging lodgingh
th n h booHfrs boof rs honing hinfl the tii < bars ba he has tauw hasvui hastn
vui w in his fight to ekanout el elan anout = out the city citycouncil eft eftcunell cityc
council c lunch and put a atop to corruption corruptionKvr corpUonr
i Kvr r sli siaee I e Folk started his W reform reformnvinvit reforMnnemfnl relentsis
is nvinvit nitro followed its it w was s l bJ r the dill dlsciMiro dillIIrc diere
ciMiro IIrc re r rottrnmss rHtInnf in tb the State tte tte1datur Leg Legtlatur IegLiatur
tlatur there has been n a a growing d de dec
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s
p
u
HON HO JOSEPH W FOLK FOLKCirc OLK s sCircuit
Circuit Circ + sit attorney attorne of St Louis who has gained a national reputation reput ticiIT by his hlaproseou hI hIprQseot hispr
proseou pr seoton on of boodlers and grafters Iafters in I n the city cll council and Is now a candi candidate candidate candidat ¬
date dat e for the t e Democratic nomination for governor
mand for the nomination of Folk for forgovernor torgoernor forgovernor
governor The machines both State Stateand Statennd Stateand
and municipal would not have it so soand 80nnd soand
and have fought him with much bitter bitterness bItterness bitterness ¬
ness with the result that the mere they theyhave theyhave theyhave
have attacked him the greater has been beenthe beentho beentho
tho response from the people and the themove themore themore
more Insistent has been the demand that thathe thathe thathe
he should be the candidate candidateRepublicans candldlLteRepublicans candidateRepublicans
Republicans Hoped to Win WinAt WinAt WinAt
At first the he Republicans sought to toprofit toprofit toprofit
profit by tho division in the ranks of ofDemocracy orDomocracy ofDemocracy
Democracy by the antagonism between betweenthe botweenthe betweenthe
the machine and the antimachine Dem Democrats Democrats Democrats ¬
ocrats They tried to widen the breach breachso
so as to bring about such a situation situationthat sItuationthat situationthat
that tho machine would control the theState theState theState
State and nominate a machine man for forgovernor forgoernor forgovernor
governor in the firm belief that if this thiscould thiscould thiscould
could be done the independent anti antlboodllng antfboodlIng antiboodling
boodlIng Democrats would name Folk Folkfor Follfor Folkfor
for governor when in such an event eventthe eventthe eventthe
the Republicans gave assurances of their theirindorsement theirindorsement theirindorsement
indorsement That plan has failed be because because because ¬
cause the reform element In ths th Demo Democratic DemocratIc Democratic ¬
cratic party proved stronger than the theRepublicans theRepublicans theRepublicans
Republicans thought it would be the themachine themachIne themachine
machine has lost Its control and popular popu popular popular ¬
lar sentiment In the party Is to name nameFolk nameFolk nameFolk
Folk disrupt the machine and whip its itsfollowers Itsfollowers itsfollowers
followers Into line for the very man manthey manthey manthey
they have been so ttrenuoualy fighting fightingfor fightlngtor fightingfor
for two years yearsBecause yearsBecause ears earsBecause
Because of the fact that the Repub Republicans Republicans Republicans ¬
licans talked of indorsing the nomina nomination nomination nomination ¬
tion of Folk on an independent Demo Democratic DemocratIc Democratic ¬
cratic ticket the antlFolkltes have havebeen havebeen havebeen
been charging that he was not a a genu genuine genuIne genuine ¬
ine Democrat that he e wore his De Democracy Democraoy Democraoy ¬
mocraoy loosely They Tb y have also charged chargedagainst chargedagainst chargedagainst
against him the fact that he refused refusedto rctu refusedto ed edto
to support the Democratic nominee for forCongress forCongress forCongress
Congress in his district In the last cam campaign campaIgn campaign ¬
paign Folk does not deny den the charge chargefor chargefor chargefor
for the candidate was Representative RepresentativeJames Repre RepresentativeJames entathe entatheJames
James J Butler who has twice been beenunseated beenun beenunseated
unseated un ettMt by the House because of frauds fraudscommitted taudecommitted fraudscommitted
committed in connection with his elect electtion elec electlon el eltlon
tlon and against whom a third contest contestis conte t tIs
is pending pendlg
Son of the Machine MachineButler MachineButler MachineButler
Butler Is the son of CoL Ed Butler the theDOBS theboBs theboss
boBs DOBS of the St Louis machine which whichFolk whichFolk whichFolk
Folk has been lighting hUng Folk thought thoughtand thoughtand thoughtand
and saId that he could not be consistent consistentand cansltentand consistentand
and vote the ticket of the vary machine machinehe Diachlnehe machinehe
he was seeking to break So he scratch scratched scratched scratched ¬
ed the name nam of Butler from his ticket ticketand ticketand ticketand
and old not vote for any an Congressional Congressionalcandidate Congresmona1candf Congressionalcandidate
candidate candf ate He has boldly admitted the thecharge thecharge thecharge
charge that he did not vote ote for Butler Butlerbut BuUerbut Butlerbut
but instead of doing him injury that thataction tluttaction thataction
action has been applauded by his fol folSENATOR tolSENATOR folSENATOR
SENATOR QUAY OF OFINDIAN OFINDIAN OFINDIAN
INDIAN DESCENT DESCENTHERE DESCENT DESCENTTHERE
HERE are very few of even those thosewho tho thoseI e ewho
THERE I who are well informed on poll polltics polltlcs politics
tics and politicians who ho have haveheard haveheard haveheard
heard that Senator Matthew MatthewStanley MatthewStanley tthow tthowStanley
Stanley Quty has a strong strain of ofIndian ofIndla1 ofIndian
Indian blood in his veins yet et such is isthe Isthe isthe
the fact If one will watch the Con Congressional Congressional Congressional ¬
gressional Record carefully during any anysession an ansession anysession
session of Congress he will notice that thatSenator thatSenator thatSenator
Senator Quay takes a lively lIvel interest interestin intere t tIn
in Indian affairs and that he introduces introducesmany Introducesmany Introducesmany
many petitions and bills relative to the theInterests thoInterests theinterests
Interests of the red r d man Only Onl last lastweek lastwoek lastweek
week he introduced portions po tlons from Choc Choctaw Choctaw Choctaw
taw Cherokee and i Delaware elaware Indians Indianssom IndIansome Indianssome
som some of which had to do with land landquestions landquestIon landquestions
questions and others with the question questionof
of citizenship citizenshipThe clUHnshlpThe citsenshipThe
The Indian blood that flows in the theveins theveIn theveins
veins of the senior Senator from Penn Pennsylvania Penns1anla Pennsylvania ¬
sylvania is that of Cornplanter Corn planter a afamous afamou afamous
famous old chief and medicine man of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Six Nations In his time Corn Cornplanter Cornplanter Cornplanter
planter was wa monarch of all he surveyed surveyedwithin sutv sutvwIthin surveybdwithin
within the domains of the Six Nationswhich N Nations Nationswhich tlon8 tlon8whIch
which extended over western New York Yorkastern YorkMatern Yorkeastern
astern Ohio and western estH1t Pennsylvania PennsylvaniaAccording PennsylanlaAeeordlnc PennsylvaniaAccording
According to the tketradltlons traditions of the Six SixNations SIxNations SixNations
Nations Cornplanter was a bigger man manamong manamOBg manamong
among the lb Indians than Mark Hanna Hannain
in among Republicans or than Big Bigof nlgBUl BigBfil
BUl Devery Dever 18 s among the Inhabitants Inhabitantsof inhabitantsof
of de NInt Nint If he said ald there thereshould thereshouldbe should shouldbe
be war there was war and the river riverbanks riverwttle riverbanks
banks wore searched arched for the sultriest sultriesthues sultriesthues uJtrleethues
hues of war paint pa nt that could be col collected collected collected ¬
paint l
lected if f he said sa d peace there waspeace was waspence wasand
pence and the best tobacco in the theNations theNaUOIUI theNations
Nations was hauled out and put in the theas thepip theIn
as pip In other words Complanter was wasamaolute
abaolute amaolute a boa of the Six Nations NaUortbis Nationsas
as his descendant de cendant is i of the State of ofPennsylvania oCPeDQ ofPennsylvania
Pennsylvania PennsylvaniaThe PeDQ Pennsylvaniacite yhala yhalaThe
The Cornplanter C rnplanter blood blO d in Senator SenatorQuays SenatorQuay SenatorQuays
Quays Quay veins comes from one of the thechiefs thechief thechiefs
chief chiefs daughters d bter8 Indians all over the thecountry thecountry thecountry
country know Senator Quay and he is isheld laheld isheld
held as a a big umedlcl medicine man by them themi themThey
i I They tell him all their troubles come to tohim toI tohim
him with every grievance they have haveagainst havent haveagainst
I against nt the United States Government Governmentand Governmentand Governmentand
and be never fails fAIa to give an ear to totheir toI to totheir
I their tale of woe and to todo Ao all he etui etuifor CltUi canfor
for them in the matter of o legislation
i
lowers and has really rea It is said saidstrengthened faldstr saidstrn
strengthened str strn gthened him himIn himIn himIn
In the field against Folk for the theDemocratic theDemocratic theDemocratic
Democratic nomination there are three threecandidates threecandidates threecandidates
candidates any an one of whom the ma machine machine machine ¬
chine would accept if with him it itcould Itcould itcould
could defeat Folk i They icy pro rG Mayor MayorReed Maor MaorReed MayorReed
Reed of Kansas City Clt Judge Garitt of ofthe oithe ofthe
the State supremo court and Harry B BHawes BHawes BHawes
Hawes expolice pol1ce commissioner of St StLouis StLouis StLouis
Louis None of these men have been so soIdentified 80Identlfled soidentified
Identified with either the State or the theSt theSt theSt
St Louis machine as to be open to the thecharge thecharge thecharge
charge of corruption Mayor Reed is ispopular Ispopular ispopular
popular in Kansas Knns s City Cft and has made maden
n no creditable record as its chief execu executive executhe executive ¬
tive Judge Gantt is regarded as a man manof m manof n nor
of integrity but it was his decision decisionbased decisIonbased decisionbased
based upon a technicality in the law lawwhich lawhleh lawwhich
which hleh released the boodlers convicted convictedby convictedby
by Folk Hawes Is a wealthy man whose whoserecord whOserecord whoserecord
record is clear but he is the candidate candidateof
of the Butler machine In St Louis and andas andas andas
as such will receive the votes of 110 of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the 121 delegates from St Louis to the theState theState theState
State convention which meets on July JulyID
19 at Jefferson tTerson City CityFolk CItyFolk CityFolk
Folk in Convention ConventionThere ConventionTherp ConventionTharp
There will be nearly SOO delegates in intho Intho inthe
tho convention and It Is confidently confidentlypredicted confidentlypredicted confidentlypredicted
predicted by the Folk managers that thathe thathe thathe
he will have at least twothirds of this thisnumber thisnumber thisnumber
number If Indeed Indeed the three other other can candidates candidates candidates ¬
didates when they thJ y realize the th > hope hopelessness hopeJessne5s hopelessness ¬
lessness of their opposition do not notwithdraw notwithdraw notwithdraw
withdraw and d permit Folk to be lamed lamedby amed amedby amedby
by acclamation Folks campaign is isunder isunder isunder
under the management of Representative Representa Representative Representatfve ¬
tive Vandiver who for several weeks weekshas weekshas weekshas
has been een in Missouri looking after the theinterests theInterests theinterests
interests of the circuit attorney attorneyHe attorne attorneHe attorneyHe
He is confident that nothing can now nowhappen nowhappen nowhappen
happen to stem the tide now sweeping sweepingover sweepingoyer sweepingover
over the State In favor of Folk FolkAbout FolkAbout FolkAbout
About onethird of the delegates have havethus havethus havethus
thus far been chosen and of these onehalf one onehalf onchalf
half are for Folk counting against againsthim againsthim againsthim
him the 110 St t Louis delegates who are aredirected aredIrected aredirected
directed by tho Butler machine to vote votefor votetor votefor
for Hawas Of the remaining coun counties counties counties ¬
ties yet to vote Manager Vandiver as asserts asserts asserts ¬
serts that nearly if 1 not quite 90 per percent percont percent
cent will be for his candidate The TheFolk TheFolk TheFolk
Folk sentiment is strongest in the therockribbed therockrIbbed therockribbed
rockribbed Democratic counties those tllosebeyond thosebeyond thosebeyond
beyond the influence of the th party ma machine machine ranchine ¬
chine There the farmers have with withgreat withgreat withgreat
great enthusiasm rallied to the sup support suppert support ¬
port of Folk
FolkA
A Crafty Game GameThe GameThe GameThe
The opposition to Folk has played pla ed a acrafty acratty acrafty
crafty game but It has been In almost almostevery almostovery almostevery
every instance unsuccessful un uccenul Wherever Whereverthere Whereverthere Whereverthere
there was to be In any county a pri primary primary primary ¬
mary contest for tho election of dele
WASHINGTONS W TALENTED BLIND BLINDTHEIR BLINDTHEIR BLINDTHEIR
THEIR REMARKABLE ATTAINMENTS A TT AINfvENTS
j Continued from Fifth Page Pageauulta Pagea Pageadults
adults a ults were to be found In the prin principal prInclpcl principal ¬
cipal thoroughfares of Washington ap appealing app appealing ¬
pealing p aJIng in various ways for alms No Noprovision NoprovIsIon Noprovision
provision had been made to give thesB thesBI th thpersona thesgpersons
I persons any an chance to become selfsup selfsupi selfsupporting selfsupporting
i porting and the public was to be ex excused excused excused ¬
cused for its erroneous opinion that thatblindness thatblfndness thatblindness
blindness entailed hopeless dependence dependenceand dependenceand dependenceand
and was usually a cause for mendicancy
I endeavored to change conditions conditionsand conditionsand conditionsand
and was fortunate in obtaining hearty heartysympathy heartympathy heartysympathy
sympathy mpathy and the cooperation of theDistrict the theDistrict theDistrict
District Commissonors I established establishedat establfshedatm
at atm my own expense an exhibition work workshop workshop workshop ¬
shop and brought blind people here herefrom heretrom herefrom
from Hartford temporarily to show showwhat showwhat showwhat
what could be accomplished It was not notmy notmy notmy
my endeavor to establish e tablfsh a a home for forIndigent torndlgent forIndigent
Indigent blind but to provide employ employment omploment employment ¬
ment for them and thus make them themselfsupporting the then thenselfsupporting t tseItsupporting
selfsupporting Senator Hawley Hawle Jus Justice Justice Justice ¬
tice Brewer Bishop Satterlee aniother anC anCother nn nnother
other wellknown Washingtonians or organized organized organized ¬
ganized a R corporation corp < ratlon and at the next nextsession nextIes nextsession
session Ies lon of Congress a bill was passed passedappropriating passedappropriating passedappropriating
appropriating JSWO 5000 directly to the cor corpd corp6 corpG
pd ation We purchased the property propertyat propertat
a at at 180S 11 > S H Street northwest nort west where the theinstitute thehfUtute theit
institute it litltute has since 1nee struggled on devel develonlng develottnlr develorhig
onlng an entirely new Industry for the theblind thebhnd theblind
blind which has attracted the atton attention attonlion attontion ¬
tion of the authorities of New YorkMassachusetts York YorkMassachusetts YorkI
Massachusetts and an Michigan who have havesont havrsont hav80nt > >
sont commissioners here to investigate investigatethe Iiwcstlgatethe
I the work workOur workOur workOur
Our blind people are now engaged engagedIn
In typesetting by machinery m8Q lnery they the feed teedpower feedpower j jpower
power presses fold anti bind pamphlets pamphlotsand pamphlrtsand pamphletsand
and newspapers neWfipap rs We Ve publish a month monthly monthly monthly ¬
ly magazine maazln in the Interests of our ourwork ourwork ourwork
work we do various kinds of job printing print printIng prIntlnG
Ing and are turning out with consider considerable conslderablo considerable ¬
able pride a twentyfourpage weekly weeklypaper wcckbINper weeklypaper
paper printed folded and bound by b the theblind theblind theblind
blind blind3iltm blindlilts
lilts 111 Gfffgns GUC interest In her work has hn
HON ALEXANDER M DOCKERY DOCKERYThe DOCKE DOCKERYThe Y YThe
The present governor of Missouri Missouriwhose Missouriwhose Iizgourlwhose
whose administration n is criticised be because because because ¬
cause its Influence has been used in an aneffort anarron aneffort
effort to prevent the nomination of Folk Folkgates Folkgates Folkgates
gates the supporters support rs of Reed Gannt Ganntand Ganntand Ganntand
and Hawes have gotten together and anddecided anddecided anddecided
decided which pf 9 those three was the thostrongest thestrongest thestrongest
strongest to run against Folk In Insome Insome Insome
some cases = It was Reed in others othersHawes othersHawes othersHawes
Hawes and still others Gantt but butwhichever butwhIchever butwhichever
whichever one It t was W they UiO combined combinedupon combinedupon combinedupon
upon him and all the opposition to toFolk toFOlk toFolk
Folk voted that ticket Still Folk has hasalmost hasalglost
almost Invariably won three to two and andoften andotton andatton II
often two to one on In every county count there therehas therehas therehas
has been a Folk ticket fighting the thecombined theombined thecom11Ined
combined opposition As the campaign campaignprogresses campaignprogresses campaignprogresses
progresses tho Folk sentiment grows growsstronger srowJstronger growsstronger
stronger strongerTho strongerTho strongerThe
Tho attitude of Governor Dockery In Inthe Inthe inthe
the contest has been one of much sur surprise surprise surprise ¬
prise to his friends Under the consti constitutionof constltutionfor constitution4f ¬
tutionof tutionfor Missouri a governor is not noteligible notelfgfbJc noteligibJe
eligible to reelection but instead of ofI otkf ofkeeping
I keeping kf > oJplngout out of the tight or r throwinghis throwing throwinghis throwln throwlni
i his moral influence to the reform el elaent oli elc elcznent <
i znent aent of if the party he has permitted permittedthe permIttedthe permittedthe
the use of his administration to fight fightFolk fightFolk
I Folk Personally Governor Dockerya Dockeryarecord Dockerysrecord 3 3I
record r ord is clean neither Is there any nn se serious serious serious ¬
I rious charge of corruption In any act actI actlot actof
I lot of his administration but because at atthis atthis
this time he he has not taken the side sideof sideot aideof
1 of reform his entire administration issubject Is Issubjected Issubjected
subjected d to t reproach 1Toach The boodling In Inthe Inthe inthe
the State Legislature has ha been com committed commltt commltted ¬
mitted mltt by a ring In n which members of ofLoth atloth ofLoth
Loth parties wore equally guilty Be Because Because Because ¬
cause cause Governor Dockeryr administra administration admInistration administration ¬
tion did not n t take steps to break up and andprosecute andprosecute andprosecute
prosecute this ring he hr la i now no v con condemned condemned condemned ¬
demned and will leave the statehouse statehousawith statehousewith e ewith
with the loss of much of his former formerpopularity formerpopularlt formerpopularity
popularity r whereas If 1 he had lined up upwith upwith upwith
with the reform forces he would have havereceived havereceived havereceived
received the applause rather than the thecriticism thecriticism thecriticism
criticism of the great mass of his hisparty hisparty hisparty
party and the people of the State genem11 genem gen generally ¬
erally em11 em ily
Political House Cleaning Cleanin2 Cleanin2For CleaningFor
1 For a generation the Democrats Democrats have havebeen havebeen
I been in power in Missouri Mls ourI having re redeemed redoomed redeemed ¬
deemed it Itrom from a condition of political politicalrottenness pol1tIcarottenneBS politicalrottenness
rottenness to which the present Is Ini Inicomparison In incomparison
I
comparison pure and wholesome It Is Isthe isthe I
the fear that these former conditions conditionsmay conditionmay conditionsmay
may again obtain by the continued dom domination domInation domination ¬
ination of the machine which has so solong 50Jong solong
long ruled n11 J It that is responsible for the thedemand thedeman thedemand
demand < for a a change a cleaning out outand outand outand
and the election of Joseph W Folk Ordinarily Or Ordinarily OrdlnarJIywhere ¬
dinarily dlnarJIywhere where corruption exists in a aState aState aState
State administration the people turn turnout turnout turnout
out of power the party which has pro produced produced produced ¬
duced that corruption and install the theopposition theopposftJon theopposition
opposition party In n office but not so in inMissouri InIssourl inMissouri
Missouri Issourl Democracy Is too strong for forthat torthat forthat
that there Instead the Democrats pur purpose purpose purpose ¬
pose to do their own house cleaning cleaningthey cleanIngthey cleaningthey
they intend to smash the machine but butto butto butto
to smash It ttwfth with their own weapons weaponsand weaponsand weaponsand
and set up a new sort of Democracy Democracyat mocrncy mocrncyat
at Jefferson City CJt Representative Van Vandiver VandIver Vandiver
diver and the Folk followers confidently confidentlypredict confidentlypredict confidentlypredict
predict fiat with Folk at the head of ofthe otthe ofthe
the ticket tlck Missouri will be carried by bytho bythc bythe
thc Democrats thfs year certainly by
75000 000 anc an perhaps by 100000 or more moreThey moreThey moreThey
They contend that where Folk loses losesone losesono losesone
one Democratic machine vote ote he will willgain wfllgain willgain
gain at least three Republican votes Infact In Infact Infact
fact the Republicans if Folk is nomi nominated nomlnated nominated ¬
nated as seems most probable do not nothope nothope nothope
hope for success Many of them are areJoining arejoining arejoining
Joining with the reform Democrats for forFolk forFolk forFolk
Folk If by bYh H au aJ T unforeseen chance Folk Folkshould Folkshould Folkshould
should not be nominated Missouri Missourimight Missourimight Missourimight
might this year elect a Republican gov governor governor governor ¬
ernor Democrats realize this as well wellas wollas wellas
as the Republicans and this helps on ontho onthC1 onthin
thin FcJfc movement
been cen productive pro luctive of large results and an it itmay Itmay itmay
may be regarded as certain that as theyears the theyears theyeurspass
years yeurspass pass still tl11 larger usefulness will willbe wlllbe willbe
be obtained In the interests of her herwork herwork herwork
work and as the representative of thin thinCongressional thaCongressional thl1CJngresslvnal
Congressional Library she attended the thelast thclast thelast
last session of the t e International IntenlaUonalSoclety IntenlaUonalSocletytor Society Societyfor Societyfor
for the Amelioration of the Condition Conditionof Condlt1 < 1 1ot
of the Blind which was held In Brus Brussels BrU BrUeois Brttaeels ¬
eels in 1D02 The next session will be beheld baheld beheld
held In Cairo Egypt either in 1905 or
1906 and this thl Miss Glffen will also at attend attend attend ¬
tend tendShe tendShe tendShe
She Is the adored one of tho frequent frequentfrrs trequentra frequentera
era ra of the pavilion and she returns returnstheir roturtitheir roturastheir
their affections affectionsMy arlect > ns nsMy
My dear blind people she calls callsthem calls callsthem cn1l cn1lthem
them themWe
We c all love her so Is what they theysay
say sa of Miss Giffen GiffenSTUDENTS GltTenSTUDENTS GillenSTUDENTS
STUDENTS TESTED SMALLPOX SMALLPOXSixty SMALLPOXSIxty SMALLPOXSixty
Sixty students of the University of ofToronto ofToronto ofToronto
Toronto have In the interest of science sciencebeen sclenCbeen sciencebeen
been deliberately exposed to smallpox smallpoxThe smallpoxThe smallpoxThe
The university authorities obtained permission per permission permIssion ¬
mission from the board of health for forfinalyear forfinalyear forfinalyear
finalyear medical students to attend attendclinics nttendclinIcs attendclinics
clinics in the contagious disease hos hospital hospital hospital ¬
pital and when a recent case of small smallpox small smallpox smallpox ¬
pox was taken to the hospital sixtystudents sixty sixtystudents sIxtystudents
students attohded the clinic a few at ata ata ata
a time Before being admitted all of ofthem orthem ofthem
them were vaccinated and Dr Shoard Shoardcity Shoardcity Sheardcity
city health superintendent personally personallysaw
saw that the vaqelnatlon va clnatlon had taken takenproperly takenproperl takenproperly
properly properlyWhen properlWhen properlyRtahin
Rtahin When the students entered the hoe hospital ho hopltal hoep ¬
pital p t they removed all their clothing ex except except except ¬
cept trousers and shoes and they put puton puton puton
on rubber bathing caps and long linen
dusters dustersOn dustersOn dustersOn
On coming out each student was regpired re required reqplred ¬
quired to take a carbolic batb bat so strongthat strong stron
that In some Instances it took th the skin skinoff skInottTwo n noff
off ottTwo Two weeks Is the incubative period
for smallpox That has he more than ex expired explred oxpined ¬
pined and none of the students has hascontracted ha haaontractoo hascontracted
contracted vthe the dinoas diseasePhiladelphia Philadelphia
Record Recordt >
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THE FARMER FARMERJUDGE JUDGE WHO MAY MAYLEAD MAYLEAD MAYLEAD
LEAD THE DEMOCRATIC DEMOCR DEMOCRPT1C TIC CLANS
The Man Barker Parker Whose WhoseQuiet WhoseQuiet WhoseQuiet
Quiet Tastes Mark the theSimple theSimple theSimple
Simple AmericanThe American AmericanThe i iThe
The Political Candidate CandidateWho CandidatevVho CandidateWho
Who Has Never Suf Suffered Suffered Sufferd ¬
fered e Defeat DefeatI DefeatS
1
I OMETHING loss than a yoar year yo r8ijo r8ijothere ado adothere a o ok
S k there came to Georgia In n ns r rsponse re response
s sponse to an invitation from His ifebiii Hisbu itsbar
biii association a 1 simple unpretentiousman unpretentious unpretentiousniiin
niiin learned in the law who gave to totht toth totht
tht th lawyers of the State assembled near nearthe nearthl nearthe
the stately statcl beauties of Tallulah Falls Fallshs Fallshs Fallshs
hs views upon one of the question questionthat questionthat questionthat
that seemed seeme to them of largest impo t ttance ttance t
tance At the time the air reverberatwith reverberate reverberatewith f i iwith
with his Nsname name that of Judge Alton AltonParker b bParker b bParker
Parker of New York but he studlpusly studlpuslyavoided studlpuslyuol studipuslyavoided
avoided uol ed nil references to the Presidency Presidencyand Pre Presidencyand ldency ldencyantI
and to his ambitions ambitionsFrom ambitionsFrom unbltIotullFrom
From the time he entered the State Stateuntil Statounlfh Stateuntil
until unlfh hh ho left he wns besieged by news newspaper newspa1el newspaper ¬
paper men all with the one question questionWill questfonViII questiopWill
Will ViII you OU be a candidate for the Demo Democratic DemocraUc Democratic ¬
cratic nomination for the Presidency PresidencyFor Pre PresidencyFor ldency ldencyIor
For each enph ea It and all he had the same sameanswer samennswer sameanswer
answer answerI
I have havo come here to address your yourbar YOUibUI yourbar
bar association gentlemen gentlom > n he would wouldcay wJuldta wouldray
cay ta as a lawyer and not as a poll polltitan j > oll olltiian olltfln
titan it would be improper and indelicate Indeli Indelicate indellcato ¬
cate tor me to express myself on politi political DoUttcal political ¬
cal questions I trust you will excuse excuseme excuseme XCUe XCUeme
me and that you ou will simply say as the thetruth thetnlth thetruth
truth wHl warrant that I Am in love lovewith lovew1th lovewith
with the South and with the men and andwomen anawomen andwomen
women who have shown me her glowing glowingand glowingand glowingand
and glorious hospitality hospitalityLike hospltalltLixe hospitalityLike
Like the Man ManIt ManIt Ian
It was not a pose or an affectation It Itwas Itwn itwas I
was wn the expression simply of the char character character charactor ¬
acter of the man the manifestation of ofthe otthe ofthe
the rule he has laid down for himself himselfduring hlm301urIng himselfduring
during urIng nineteen years of incumbency incumbency of ofthe otthe ofthe
the bench He guards hIs professional professionallhonor professionalhonor protesslonalhOllor
honor as closely and as jealously as he hedoes hedoes hedoes
does his personal honor and he woulddu would woulddo woulddo
do nothing that would cast a stain st n upon uponcither UlJonel uponeither
cither el either er Judge Parker believes Ithe the er erroirie erml ormiti
roirie ml miti has been intrusted to him in spot spotleas spotJe8t spotless
leas dignity and that in spotless dig dignity dignity digpity
nity he must return It to the people peopleFor peopleFor peopleFor
For no honors that life could bring bnugwould brUtgwould bringwould
would he swerve from this position positionThe poltlonThe positionThe
The South wants victory said Id Rep Representative Representative Representativo ¬
resentative Hardwick of Georgia one oneof oneot oneof
of the most determined aggressive aggT sle and andintelligent andIntelligent andintelligent
intelligent champions of the young oung De Democracy Democracy Democracy ¬
mocracy of that part of the country countrythe countrythe countrythe
the other day We Ve want to win and andwe andwe andwe
we ti think ink we see in Judge Parker Ihe th man manwho manwho manwho
who can lead us to victory We are aretired areUred aretired
tired of being sacrificed on the altar of ofparty orpart ofparty
party part expediency We are wearied w aricd of ofthe otthe ofthe
the candidacy candldac of any an man whose very veryname verynAme veryname
name is the signal for strenuous oppo opposition oppositIon opposition ¬
sition within our own ranks We want a aman amtln aman
man upon whom all of us can unite and andwho andwho andwho
who stands a reasonable chance of lead IeadIng leadIng leading
Ing the party to success success su cess at the polls pollsI
J
I A Political Moses MosesThe MosesThe MosesThe
The South sees such a a man In Judge JudgeParker JudgePnrker JudgeParker
Parker Its leaders and politicians be believe 00l1eve behere ¬
here that in n him all men who stand for forthe forthe forthe
the ideals of Democracy ran reach a apoint apelnt apoint
point of agreement He Is without the thedeathly th thdeathly thedeathly
deathly disadvantages of the leaders of ofeither oCeither ofeither
either of the extreme wings of the party partyHe partyHe partyHe
He Is sane and able and clearheaded clearheadedwe i iwe
we think he ought to be able to win winWhy winWhy winWhy
Why is Judge Parker a desirable can canI enndldato candidato
I didato of the Democratic party In the thefirst thellrst thefirst
first place his i fiff tf ii1 ilpoint S point out there thereJudge thereIs thereis
Is nothing that cfn b be salt against him himJudge himJudge
Judge Parker during his nineteen years yearson yearson ears earson
on the bench In the Empire State has hasinvariably hasinyarJabb hasInvariably
invariably been on the right side In Inother Inother Inother
other words his decisions have been beensuch beensuch beensuch
such that they have been sustained su talned by bypublic bypubl1c bypublic
public opinion opinionAgain opinIonAgain opinionAgain
Again his supporters contend Judge JudgeParker JudgeParker JudgeParker
Parker has no political entanglements entanglementsTrue entanglementsTrue entanglementsTrue
True It is that he is a a strong stron friend of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the erstwhile Democratic leader of New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York David B Hill but Alton B BPqtfcer BP BPrgker
Pqtfcer P or has never taken part In any of ofthe ottho ofthe
the factional controversies controvers M that have havelost haelost havelost
lost to the Democratic party the con control control control ¬
trol of the thirtyeight electoral votes votesof votesof otes otesot
of that State StateJudge StateJudge StateJudge
Judge Parker has never n never ver been a figure figureconspicuous figureconspicuous figureconspicuous
conspicuous in the State conventions oo oonventi Cntl s of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Democratic party of New York but buthas buthas buthas
has name has always been for more morethan morethan morethan
than a dozen years oars an an honored one onewhenever onewhenever onewhenever
whenever assemblages of his party con convened convened convened ¬
vened
Thoroughly American AmericanI Ame can canI
I do not know of a man on the bench benchtcdjiy benchy benchtcas
tcdjiy y who so thoroughly typifies the theAmerican theAmerIcan theAmerican
American idea of a judge as Parker Parkersaid Parkersaid Parkersaid
said a Now York lawyer the other day dayWhen dayVhon dayPhon
When he leaves the court of appeals appealsat I Ia
at a Albany he takes with him hIs cases casesto casesto easesto
to his farm home either at Esopus Esopuswhich EsopuswhIch Esopuswhich
which fronts the Hudson River or to toone toone toone
one of his other farms at Cortland or orAccord orAccord orAccord
Accord and there amid his hooks and andtrees andtrees andtrees
trees formulates the decisions that thathave t thathave at
I
have placed him In the first rank of ofAmerican otAmerican ofAmerican
American jurists juristsTliis juristsThis i iTIlls
TIlls Democratic candidate comes of ofgood ofgood I Igood
good old American stock His ancestors ancestorsfought ancestorsfouJht ancestorsfought
fought In the war of independence IndeV 1dence and andin an anIn andin
in later times have contributed sturdily sturdilyto sturdU sturdUto
to the strength the happiness and tb tbwellbeing the thAwellbeing thewellbeing
wellbeing of the American Common Commonwealth Commonwealth Commonwealth ¬
wealth The Parker of the old time timefought timefought timefought
fought as a private in the ranks of ofWashingtons orVashlngtons ofWashingtons
Washingtons army arm and his descendants descendantshavo descendantsllave descendantshavo
havo not been distinguished in any way wayThey waJThey wayThey
They have been cleancut simple farmers farm farmers tarmers ¬
ers of the better class with a n yearn yearning yearning oarn oarnIng ¬
ing toward education that most of them themhave themhao themhave
have found it possible posslbleto to gratify gratifyBorn gratljBorn gratrtjBorn
Born on a farm it was among sur surroundings surroundinss surroundings ¬
roundings such as these that Alton B BParker BParker BParker
Parker spent his early days Thfuum Thenumber The Thfuumber num number ¬
ber of oChls his brother > and sisters had hadplayed hadplaycd hadplayed
played its part in Increasing the dUn difficulties dUnculttes dlmculties ¬
culties of life that confronted his father fatherand fathernd fatherand
and nd hard work In the fields and forest forestof forestot forestsof
of the Parker farm formed his early earlyportion carboportion earlyportion
portion Here he acquired habits of In Industry Industry industry ¬
dustry and Independence that hat have con contributed contributed contributed ¬
tributed largely lQrg l perhaps to the distin distinguished dl distinguished tln tlngdshcd ¬
guished success in life he has since sinceachieved sinceachieved sinceachieved
achieved j jCould 1Could JCould
Could Not Reach Cornell CornellThe CornellThe CornellThe
The ambitions of the future chief chiefjudge chletjudso chiefjudge
judge of the courts of appeals pointed pointedtoward pointedtoward I Itowar
toward towar Cornell University Unlvoralt but they theywere the thewere theywere
were not to be realized When they gave gavefondest gavetondest gavefondest
fondest hopo of fruition his father died diedand dIedand diedand
and he h started In to teacl teach school He Hevas Heas Hevas
vas as sixteen years ears old when wh n he began beganand begannnd beganand
and he taught for three years During Duringall DurIn DurInnIl Duringall
all of this time he was studying law lawand lawnnd lawand
and at last it was possible for him to toenter toenter toenter
enter the Albany law school He grad graduated graduated graduated ¬
uated and began b an practice l > mctloe at Kingston Kingstona
a fey miles from where he was born orn ornh
h
JUDGE PARKER ON HIS DAILY RIDE SIDERain RIDERain
Rain nor time nor business cares stop the exercise that has has become afunction a afunction afunction
function
Judge Judge Judg Parkers first political office wa wathat wathat was wasthat
that of surrogate of Ulster I county to towhich towhich towhich
which he was elected e1ect in 1S77 1S 1 In the of office otfice offlee ¬
fice he served rved a second term His en entrance entrance entrance ¬
trance Into politics according to an In Investigator Investigator investigator ¬
vestigator was due to the Influence of ofhis othIs ofhis
his old master In the law Judge Schoon SchoonmaJsrfJ Schoonma Schoontna
ma maJsrfJ who had been retired by self selfKnsr selrS
S Knsr g g politicians By taking up the thecampaign th thcnmpalgn thecampaign
campaign of Schoonmaker in Ulster Ulstercounty Ulstercounty Ulstercounty
county Parker became one of the favor favorlt faorltcJ favoritc
itc lt ltcJ < 3 of Samuel J Tilden Tild n and lp in 1SS3 1SS3was 1885was iS85was
was chairman ch rman of the State executive executivecommittee executivecommittee executivecommittee
committee of New Yorks DemocracyThis Democracy DemocracyThis DemocracyThis
This was when David B Hill was elect elected elected elected ¬
ed governor Hill was the governor who whoappointed whoappoInted whoappointed
appointed Parker to the supreme court courtFirst courtFirst courtFirst
First Political Fight FightParker FightParker FightParker
Parker threw himself Into tho contest contestin contestIn contestIn
in behalf behalCo of his old tutor with unexam unexampled unexampled unexampled ¬
pled fervor and interest He worked workedwith workedIth workedwith
with Ith consuming devotion all the time timethe timeth timethe
the th campaign lasted When When1t it was end ended ended ended ¬
ed he emerged triumphant and with the theearnest theearnest theearnest
earnest gratitude of every wholesouled wholesouledDemocrat wholesouledDemocrat wholesouledDemocrat
Democrat in that section of the State Stateto Stateto Stateto
to his credit He had won and the ene enemes enemes enemes
mes that had attempted to undermine underminehim underminehIm underminehim
him had been defeated Schoonmaker Schoonmakerhad Schoonmakerhad Schoonmakerbad
had been abundantly justified justifiedIt
It is due to you ou my boy bo said Judge JudgeSchoonmaker JudgeSchoonmaker JudgeSchoonmaker
Schoonmaker SchoonmakerI
I have been happy enough that I Ihave Iht1e Ihave
have been b en able to serve you said Par Parker Parker Parker ¬
ker and here the incident ended endedYoungest endedYoungest endedYoungest
Youngest on Bench BenchParker BenchParker BenchParker
Parker was one of the youngest men menon menon menon
on the bench when he was nominated nomfnatedby nomfnatedbythe by bythe bythe
the Democrats of the State to succeed succeedhimself succeedhimself succeedhlmsclt
himself At this time he was thirtythree thirty thirtythree thlrt thlrttbree
three years old The Republicans did didnot dIdnot didnot
not deem it fit to nominate anyone an one In Inopposition Inopposition inopposition
opposition and the Democratic nominee nomineewas nomlnoowas nomineewas
was overwhelmingly overwhelmlnfl overwhelmin ly elected He served servedon servedon servedon
on the supreme court bench until he hewas hewas hewas
was elected chief Judge or the court of ofappeals orappeals ofappeals
appeals In 1897 by about C5000 plurality pluralityThe pluralityThe pluralityThe
The bitter opponents of Judge Parker Parkermake Parkermake Parkermake
make much capital of his friendship friendshipwith friendshipwltheotSenator friendshipwith
with wltheotSenator exSenator Hill and of the sup supposed supposed supposed ¬
posed domination of Parker under the theHill theIIm theHill
Hill influence The facts of the matter mattersseem matterseem matterseem
seem to be all the other way Hill is isvery 1 1very 1svery
very much more largely under Parkers Parkersinfluence ParkersInfimmcc Parkersinfluence
influence than is s Parker under the inPuence in influence Inf1uence ¬
fluence of Hill Republican politicians politicianstell politicianstell
tell 611 the story that when a a Senator from fromNew tromNew fromNew
New York was elected by b the Demo Democratic Democratic Democratic ¬
cratic party Parker could have had the theplace theplnce theplace
place Instead of Hill HillSind and that It was wasdue wasdue wasdue
due to the formers positive declination declinationthe declnatlonthe declinationthe
the office did not go to him It is said saidat saldat saidat
at any rate that Hill himself hlmse endeav endeavored endeaored endeavored ¬
ored to cast the Senatorial S natorinl toga about aboutJudge aboutJudge aboutludgc
Judge Parkers shoulders shouldersMcKinley shouldersMcKinley shouldersMcKinley
McKinley and aI d Hanna HannaA
A decade ago the lamented McKinley McKinleywas McKlnle McKlnleWftS McKinleywas
was said to be completely under the thedomination thoIQminatIon thedomination
domination of Mark Hanna Cartoon Cartoonists CartoonIsts Cartoonists ¬
ists everywhere pictured the President Presidentas
as the pliant tool of the magnate of ofmoney ofmoney ofmoney
money and machine politics It was wasonly wasonly wasonly
only when time had arranged a broader broaderperspective broaderperspective broaderperspective
perspective that it was perceived that thatMcKinley that1lcKlnl thatMcKinley
McKinley 1lcKlnl and not Hanna was the domi dominating dominating dominating ¬
nating force In that unique partnership partnershipof
of affection Those T ose who know the facts factsabout tactsabout factsabout
about the men say sa that when time has hasboon hasboen hasbeen
boon given its opportunity It will regis register rogIster register ¬
ter a similar verdict about Hill and Par Parker Parker Parker ¬
ker kerIt kerIt kerIt
It is to the village of Esopus that he hegoes hegoes hegoes
goes to seek seclusion on the farm that thathe thathe thathe
he calls < Us Rosemont which fronts the theHudson theHudson theHudson
Hudson Tho place Is about sixty miles milesbelow milesbelow milesbelow
below the judges Ju sos workshop at Albany AlbanyAt AlbanyAt AlbanyAt
At Rosemont Judge Parker lives the lira Ufaof liraof lifeof
of a sturdy farmer His house a mod modest modest modest ¬
est frame structure stands upon the thestone thestone thestonefoundationsof
stone stonefoundationsof foundations of aDutch colonial res residence 1U1Idence rejidence ¬
idence Here he cares for his sheep aheapcattle sheopcattlo sheepcattle
cattle and pigs here he divests hlmsQICof himself himselfof
of the judicial ermine and puts on the thegarb thegarb thegarb
garb of the farmer farmerHis farmerHiS farmerHis
His Personal Tastes TastesPersonally TastesPereonally TastesPeraonally
Personally Judge Parker Is one of the thbbeat thtbat thebest
beat Informed and an most practical farm ¬
ers of whlsh wN h the Empire State can canboast ca caboast carboast
boast He H knows i nows everything about tho thobarns thobarns thebarns
barns the cattle sheds the chicken chickenhouses chickenhouses chickenhouses
houses and even the pig styes Said one oneof oneor oneof
of Judge Parkers friends recently recentlyI L
I was up at 1t the judges place recent recently recently recently ¬
ly He had just returned from hear hearing hearIng hearing ¬
ing one of the most important oases cnsesof onseao oasesof
of o tho term He walked nlked out to one oneof oneof oneof
of the styes showed me one of his hislullblooded WstunbJooded hislullblooded
lullblooded PolandChina pigs and salt saltI 15al1I
I do not think there is any ny rea reason reason roason ¬
son why that th t case should not be punover pun punover pUDcnrer
over overjj cnrert
jj little later the judge took his visitor visi visitor 151 151tor ¬
tor to the stables He is a 2 modest modestman modestman modestman
man He does not maintain an array arrayof arrayoS arrayof
of oS trotters roadsters and cobs but butwhatever butwhatever butwhatever
whatever horses he has are thorough thoroughly ¬
ly workmanlike Each occupant o < < cupant of A Astall d dstall astall
stall has his particular use One la lathe 1Sthe isthe
the judges ju cs saddle horse another is used usedby usedby usedby
by his daughter Mrs Hale and two twoponies twoponies twoponies
ponies are the pets of the grandson grandsonand grmd5onnnd grandsonand
and granddaughter of the man who whomay whomay whomay
may be the th next President of the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States
Not an Experiment ExperimentJudge ExperlmentJudge ExperimentJudge
Judge Parker is no experimental farm farmer tarmere farmer ¬
at atthe atthe atthe
novitiate
er ere serving a 0 prolonged
the sacrifice sncri ce of money and time The Thooccupation Thaoccupation Theoccupation
occupation was that In which his fore forefathers torefathers forefathers ¬
fathers have been engaged for genera generations generatlons generations ¬
tions and in which he spent his earlier earlieryears earlieryears earlieryears
years He both loves and understands understandsIt
It and his three farms armS are not only his hlamost hismost hismost
most cherished cher1sh d possessions but a a regu regular regular reguJar ¬
lar source of income They are made madeto madeto madeto
to pay and an it is is the Judges patient patientand patientand patientand
and continued attention through everyseason every everyseason everYseason
season of the year that makes this result re result resuIt ¬
sult possible possibleHe possibleHe possibleHe
He is a man of simple tastes rising risingearly rislncearly risingearly
early each morning and beginning the thatwohour thetwohour thetwohour
twohour ride that is the invariable invariableprecursor invariableprecursor Invariableprecursor
precursor of the business day Win Winter Winter Winter ¬
ter or summer rain or shine city clt or orcountry orcountry orcountry
country nothing Is permitted to inter interfere intertere interfere ¬
fere with this exercise which inclina inclination Jucllnatlon iacilnation ¬
tion and habit have combined to give givethe g1 g1the givethe
the dignity of a function Judge Parker Par Parker Parker ¬
ker takes his ride just as he bathes bathesand batheaand bathesand
and shaves and would no more think of ofoverlooking otoverlooking ofoverlooking
overlooking It ItHome ItHome itHome
Home at Esopus EsopusHis EsopusHis EsopusHis
His home at Esopus is much like Ifkethat Ifkethatot that thatof
of any other American The library librarythe librarythe library librarythe
the fireplace the long tablo In the din dining litning in inlag ¬
ing room the books and music that thatare ihatare t tare
are everywhere about all show evi evldences evidences 61d ¬
dences d nces of tastes ta tes that were not develop developed developed developed ¬
ed In a 0 single generation At < 1 his home homeJudge homeJudge homeJudge
Judge Parker reveals himself himse the gen gentle genUe gentle ¬
tle unostentatious man he really is isthe ist110 Jsthe
the mask of reserve falls In the pres presence presence presonce ¬
ence of the wife and mother about whom whomthe whomthe whomthe
the home Is builded Scott Dickens DickensThackeray DickensThackeray DickensThaekeray
Thackeray and the other old masters mastershave mastorshae mastershave
have for him a fascination he hodoes does not nottry notttj nottry
try to conceal they the are for him con consistent consl consistent ¬
sistent sl tent and loving friends and he would wouldnot wouldnot ould ouldnot
not for a single moment surrender surrendertheir surren surrendertheir er ertheir
their companionship companionshipDown companIonshipDown companionshipDown
Down at the Capitol whore regard regardleas rCoPftrdJess regardless
leas of lawmaking politics rulfcs rul s one onefinds onefinds onefinds
finds the true sentIment about Barker Barkerand Parker pnrkernnd Parkerand
and his opponents Parker Park r has hll bast < never neversuffered neversutrered neversuffered
suffered a n defeat he has been victorious victori victorious vIctorIous ¬
ous when Democracys banners have havebeen Ravebeen havebeen
been trailed In the dust he Is I being beinglooked beloSlookecf beinglooked
looked up to as ute leader of the party partyIn Part PartIn partyin
In the next election electionWe electionWe electionWe
We want her r Mr Cleveland Cl Cleveland velaftd nor norMr norr norMr
Mr r Bryan to i r fight fh ht said saida tfd tfda
a Southern Uher Uherman So aman Soman I
man who ct I ng ale cements aleI te ternents
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