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THE HARTFORD HERALD
WEDNESDAY, NOV. 20, 1012.
THE DOOR OF HIS
Always to Remain Open
to the Public.
SAYS MAN ELECTED PRESIDENT
"In to Everybody" and Does
n't Believe in Side Whis
is plain max of run people
Princeton, N. J., Nov. 1C. President-elect
Woodrow Wilson pro
poses to keep the door to his pri
vate omce In the White House nl
wavg open and accessible to tho
public, he announced to-day.
Governor Wilson said he had de
cided to maintain as far as possible
the "open door" policy which he
inaugurated at Trenton. During
his term as Governor he has insist
ed that the door to his private of
fice never be closed whlle ho is in
In his campaign speeches for the
Presidency he declared that he had i
always felt If the door to his offlco
was closed his "connection with the
people of New Jersey" was being
severed. The Governor was stand
ing In the same door way In the
State hoiiFo In Trenton to-day.
"Are you going to keep the open
door at Washington, too?" he was
"I hope so," he replied. "I don't
know what the arrangements are in
the White House, but I Intend to
do so as far as possible."
His Idea Is that the Executive of
a State or a nation should have no J
"locked door" conference or trans-
act any business In hl8 private of-
Ulce that the public could not ac-1
tually see if they cared to. I
"When I first took office as Gov-
ernor," he said,"I was surprised at
the number of peope who wanted
to talk to me behind the back of
their hands and in whispers."
The Governor has never been in
the Executive office In Washington,
but one of tho correspondents drew
for him a diagram of its interior,
indicating that there were two
doors to the 'e't of the entrance,
which, If left open, would carry out
the Idea of giving the nubile a. view i
nf whn t tnikimr tn h Prn,i,tnnt I
In hls office. The future President
will depend upon the Secret Service
men, of course, to keep out cranks,
and will have a system of appoint
ments, but the custom as observed
in Trenton has been that between
appointments the Governor" Is "In
. It was a loy of congratulations,
but the Governor also met a num
ber of commissioners, made some
minor appointments and delivered
two speeches. He addressed a dele
gation that came from Charlotte,
N. C, to Invite him to attend on
May 20 next the anniversary of the
celebration of the signing of tho
Mecklenburg Declaration of Inde
pendence. Thirty prominent citi
zens of the town, soveral of whom
made urgent speeches, appealed to
him to come.
"You must remember, however,"
paid tho President-elect In his
speech, "that I haven't often been
President of the United States, and,
therefore, I don't know what l8 In
store for me. I haven't gotten
close enough to the conscience of
that office to see my way clear and
Bee what my liberty will be to de
tach mjself from my duties.
"There Ib n question which a
Kood many newspaper men here,
for instance, would like to have mo
xpress definitely. There may be
an extra (session of Congress upon
which a good deal depends. Of
course, If there Is to be an extra
Hesslon it will cover the 20th of
May ln all probability.
"Therefore, I cannot now either
accept or decline the Invitation,
which drnws me so strongly, but I
do' feel that I owe It to my public
duty to wait. What I am about to
do now Is to go off on a vacation
and forget a good many things
that have happened in order to
have a clearer brain for what will
The Governor motored later to
tho State Home for Girls, where ho.
dedicated a building to be known system of dressmaking do you fa
un thn Wilson Cottnee. Ha there vor?"
delivered his first extended speech,
since he was elected to tho Presi
dency. "The whole basis of society Is in
dividual responsibility," said the
Governor. "If you cannot hold the
individual responsible for what ho
does, then you cannotpunlsh, hlm,
and if society is', M.pjfuUble for
what he does, 'tjxerjsr ls no means
that I 'know of punishing society. I
"Tho great argument you will
not suspect m0 of touching upon a J
party question against special
privilege Is simply the nrgument
tbat It gives one set of people an
advantago that others do not enjoy,
and therefore Is not a basis of mor
tal equality or of equality of oppor
tunity. So that society Is constant
ly studying Its moral responsibility.
"For, after all, moralB sadly need
buttressing In all of us. We are
very much more trustworthy when
wo aro amongst good people than
when We are among bad people. A
bad example In dreadfully conta
gious, even with the best of us. And
It would not do for any of us to
live too long In the environment
from which some of these poor girls
have been rescued."
The Governor returned to Prince
ton to-night by automobile.
oDKPixrnoxs of "a fiuexd."o
The first person who comes in
when the whole world has gone
A bank of credit on which we can
draw supplies of confidence, coun
sel, sympathy, help and love.
One who combines for you alike
the pleasures and benefits of socie
ty and solitude.
A jewel whose luster the strong
acids of poverty and misfortune
One who multiplies Joys, divides
griefs, and whose honesty is Invio
One who loves the truth and you,
ana win ten me trutn in spite or
The Triple Alllance of the three
great powers, Love, Sympathy and
A watch which beats true for nil
time, and never "runs down."
A permanent fortification when
one's affairs are In a state of siege.
One who to himself is true, and
therefore must be so to you.
A balancing pole to him who
wn,ks ncrosa tho tight-rope of life,
Tlle llnk ln ,,fe's IonB chain that
hears the greatest strain.
A harbor of refuge from the
stormy waves of adversity.
0nG who considers my need be-
fore my deservings.
The Jewel that shlne8 brightest
In the darkness.
A stimulant to the nobler side of
A volume of sympathy bound In
A diamond in the ring of ac
quaintance. A star of hope in the cloud of ad-
Tllere Is more Catarrh In this
sectlon of t,,e ""? thQn a other
d'sea5cs ,put together, and until
uiu lust iew years u was supposed
to bo Incurable. For a groat many
years doctors pronounced it a local
diseases and prescribed local remed
ies, aDd by constantly failing to cure
with local treatment, pronounced It
Incurable. Science has proven catarrh)
to be a constitutional disease and
therefore requires constitutional treat
ment. Hail's Catarrh Cure, manu
factured by F. J. Cheney & Co.,
Toledo, Ohio, Is the only constitution
al euro on the market. It Is taken
Internally ln deses from 10 drops to
a teaspoonful. It acts directly on
tho blood and mucous surfaces of the
system. They offer one hundred dol
lars for any case It fails to cure.
Send for circulars and testimo
nials. Address: F. J. Cheney & Co., To
Sold by Druggists, 7uc.
Take Hall's Family Pills for con
A man who had been reading the
details of a sensational criminal
trial in his evening paper turned to
his wif0 and said:
"Do you take any stock In this
"Well," she replied, with a laugh,
"I can generally alwas detect our
Willie that way when he has been
Is your husband cross? An irri
table fault finding disposition Is
often due to n disordered stomach.
A mnn with good digestion Is near
ly always good natured. A great
mnny have been 'permanently cured
of stomach trouble by taking Cham
berlain's Tablets. For sale by all
dealers. t m
Xotliini; Xew Under tho Sun.
"My dear," said Adam, as ho and
Eve were discussing tho fall fash-
Ions in the Garden of Eden, "which
"Well," replied Eve, thoughtful-
ly, "they all have their merits, but
the loose-leaf system Is god
enough for me."
Hard cough, old coughs, tearing coughs.
Ctoc Acer's Chert Pectoral a chance.
Sold for 70 yean.
A Year Dtter . fc&frTfi;
"I SHJTJO KILL"
Speaking of His Attack on
ALIENISTS WATCH PRISONER
Who Appears to Have Little
Concern for the Court
SURE AC1AINST A THIItD TKIIM
Milwaukee, Wis.. Nov. 12. Five
Milwaukee alienists, to act as a Part
of his Court, in determining the
mental condition of Colonel Roose
velt's assailant, were appointed by
Judge A. C. Backus to-day, nfter
John Schrank had pleaded guilty;
of an attempt to murder the former
The Court's action was the first
such practice ln Wisconsin criminal
procedure. Under a recent statute
the Court was given this power.
James G. Flanders, a leading
Milwaukee attorney, appointed to
represent Schrank In the sanity in
quisition, had two brief talks with
his client, but neither gave Indica
tion of what Schrank would decide
Asked If Theodore Roosevelt
would b0 summoned by Schrank,)
Attorney Flanders said It was not
likely, as there probably was little
light Colonel Roosevelt could throw
on the present mental conditions of
of his assailant.
Fewer than 150 persons listened
to the proceedings and watched tho
small, compact form of Schrank as
he stepped slowly to the bar and
entered his plea. Of this number
20 detectives and half a score of
Deputy Sheriffs kept unecessary,
but vigilant, watch on all persons
In the room not known to them.
The District Attorney read the
complaint In which Schrank was
accused of having made an assault
upon the person of "one Theodore
Roosevelt with a deadly weapon
and with Intent then and there to
kill and slay the said Theodoro
"How do you plead to this
charge?" the Prosecutor asked the
prisoner standing at hl8 elbow.
"Why, guilty, Mr. Zabel," ro
plled the prisoner, ln a confused
way, as though not sure he was fol
lowing the proper procedure.
"You have heard the complaint,"
interposed Judge Backus In B loud
voice; "you understand that In It
you are charged with having at
tempted to murder Theodore Roose
velt. Do you plead guilty or not
"I did not mean to kill a citizen,
Judge," began Schrank, and the
ciowd In the courtroom gave first
audible evidence of Its interest In
"I shot Theodore Roosevelt be
cause he was a menace to the coun
try. Ho should not have a third
term. It Is bad that a man should
have n third term. I did not want
him to have one. I shot htm as a
warning that men must not try to
have more than two terms as Pres
ident. "I shot Theodore Roosevelt to
kill him. I think all men trying to
keep themselves In office should bo
killed; they become dangerous. I
did not do ft because he was R can
didate of the Progressive party,
either, gentlemen," he concluded.
"All right," Interrupted the
Court, taking from the District At
torney the plea for a Sanity Com
mission for the defendant. He read
It hastily while the Prosecutor ex
plained It8 purport.
"The man lB insane, ,!" said tho
Dlstilct Attorney. "It would be
wrong to sentence him for a crime
If he was mentally unsound, Just
because he was willing to plead
Schrank appeared little concern
ed. "Now, I am not concerned at the
outcome. My crime Is a political
crime more than a cripie against
humanity, and I gues8 that with all
the political crime that has taken
place In the last few . year8 they
won't be verv hard on me. Howev
er, if they do give It to me hard,
whv I pnps I can take my medi
cine," said Schrank.
AXARCIHSTS NOT NEEDED
IN THIS GREAT COUNTRY!
I Cut the crowd cheered, as, -with
Anarchy! There Is no room for burned hands, he held up a small
an anarchist ln this country. Tho1 round box. "Fellows!" ho shout
more quickly wo awaken to. the ed, ."this Bucklen'a Arnica Salve I
danger of tho present situation, the hold, hafl everything beat for
better It will be. A schoolboy in burns." Right! Also for bolls, ul
New Jersey was expelled the other cera, sores, pimples, eczema, cuts,
day fbr refusing to 'salute the sprains, bruises. Surest pile cure,
Stars and Stripes. He said ho it subdues inflammation, kills pain,
would ualuto none but the red flag. Only 25 cents at James H. Wll
Ho was the Bon of an Anarchist. vllamB. m
There la now In circulation In this
country a book written by ? Rus
sian Anarchist, named Berkman,
just out of prison for a cowardly
attempt to assassinate Henry C
Frlck during the Homestead strike
in 1892. This book glorifies the
bloody deed. What aro the Federal
authorities doing in this matter?
Isn't there something else to do be
sides busting the trusts, smashing
the railroads and tinkering with
the tariff? Isn't tho preservation
of American institutions worth
thinking about for a fow momonts?
We believe it Is. Leslie's Weekly.
Hl'SIIAXl) ORDERED TO
QUIT WORKING AT OXCE
Chicago. Nov. IB. Judge New
comer, in the Municipal Court yes
terday, Imposed tho sentence of in
determinate idleness on Joseph
Glrsch, who had been arrested on
complaint of his wife.
Joseph had a good job, is able
bodied and perfectly able to work,
but all of thl8 disturbs the other
'wi80 happy household, and he must
quit. The court entered the strange
decree after hearing the story of
"I can't stand Joe's conduct any
longer," Mrs. Glrsch testified.
"You'll Just have to put him under
bondB to refrain from working."
"Do you mean that he is over
working himself?" queried tho
"No; I mean work doesn't agree
with him," the woman continued.
"He's got to be made to stop It if
there is to be any peace in our
house. Joe's a molder. He's Just
crazy about molding, but when he
gets paid off, he buy8 liquor and
then comes home and beats me.
I've got plenty of money nnd can
support both him and myself, but I
can't stand It when he works. Just
send him home and keep us out of
the divorce courts."
"All right," said the Judge. "It's
n little unusual, but let the order be
A. Mitchell, a general merchant
near Bagdad, Ky., writes us: "I
think Foley Kidney Pills one of the
greatest kidney medicines there is.
My daughter wa8 In terrible shape
with kidney touble and I got her
to take it. She Is completely cured
now. , I think It one of the great
est medicines made." All deal
THE UXIT RULE SHOULD
NOW BE ABOLISHED
Let every Democrat gird himself
for the fight to overthrow the unit
rule. The Baltimore platform de
clares that national committeemen
should commence to serve as soon
as elected thls puts an end to the
hold-over system under which an
old national committee could or
ganize a new convention. Now let
the unit rule be abolished. It has
served to strengthen the power of
the boss it must go. Under the
unit rule Mr. Murphy, for Instance,
by securing forty-six or more of
the ninety votes, was able to use
the remaining votes as his person
al property. Tho four delegates-at-largo
may, with propriety, be In
structed by the State, but the dis
trict delegates should be Instructed
by the voters of the district. This
brings the control nearer home.
Dan J. Joyce, Sanvllle, Henry
county, Virginia, says: "I took a
cold with a cough which hung on
for two years. Then I commenced
using Foley's Honey & Tar Com
pound and the cough finally left
mo and now I am perfectly strong
and well." Is best and safest for
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NOT OXE MAX ESSENTIAL
IX THIS CHEAT NATIOX
At .Tacoma, Wash.,
spoke to a large crowd,
"I object to your idea that this
Government depends upon the life;
the patriotism or the effort of any
individual leader. Good govern
ment or bad government simply
goes back to the people that make
up th0 citizenship of this country.
This government does not rest up
on the shoulders of lts officials, but
It does rest upon indiv'dual should
ers of 90,000,000 of its citizens.
That's where responsibility rests.
When you effectively hav0 taught
this great lesson to the populace of
this country, you will protect the
lives of your public servants from
Buch an attack as occurred recently
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EIGHT MONTHS IN JAIL
FRED BLOOM'S SENTENCE
Was Tried on Indictment For
Burning Dry Goods Store
Morganfleld, Ky Nov. 15,
Bloom was sentenced to
months confinement In the county
Jail, by the verdict of th0 Jury re
turned into Circuit Court to-day,
charged with burning the Green
Giver Department store several
The feature of the trial was the
testimony of Ed Hodges, a Daviess
county man, who made a confession
some ttme ago, accusing Uloom of
setting the store afire. Hodges tes
tified that he bad talked over the
plans for burning the store with
Bloom and that the defendant pre
pared the materials in his presence
for setting the building on fire.
The prosecution attempted to
prove the ownership of the store
and to show the ovents leading up
to the opening of the store. It then
brought out the ownership of the
store and finally developed tho fact
that Bloom was ln Morganfleld on
the night of the fire. Hodges was
then put on the stand to tell of
the plans laid for the burning of
The defendant placed witnesses
on the stand in an attempt to prove
that Bloom was Innocent an dthat
Hodges was the guilty party.
The fire destroyed property val
ued at $200,000. The buildings
were occupied by the Green River
Department store, Mason-Dyer Co.,
Young & Conway, Masonic Tem
ple, opera house and Baptist church.
Tearing his shirt from his back
an Ohio man flagged a train and
snved it from a wreck, but H. T. Al
ston, Raleigh, N. C, once prevented
a wreck with Electric Bitters. "I
tras in a terrible plight when I be
gan to use them," he writes, "ray
stomach, head, back and kidneys
were all badly affected and my liv
er was In bad condition, but four
bottles of Electric Bitters made me
feel like a new man." A trial will
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he does not advertise because he
cannot secure sufficient help to
wait on his customers when he ad
vertises. And when you come to
think about it that is Just about as
sensible a reason for not advertis
ing as any merchant can give. Few
of them, perhaps, would decline to
advertise on such grounds, but, af
ter all, they couldn't better explain
their nonprogresslvencss. '
If a man la a mistake, woman
must be an agreeable blunder.
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