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WEDNESDAI* NOVEMBER 20. lftft
THE SIGh'IPlCAXCE OK THE IS
The unskilled workman Is rapidly
becoming- one of the most significant
factors In American political and In?
dustrial life. A large part of existing
political, social and economic discon?
tent Is traceable to him. His impor?
tance In the controversy between cap?
ital and labor is also evidenced by tho
present efforts of- the American Fed?
eration of Labo*- and Industrial Work?
ers of the World to secure control of
this psrt of the labor supply.
This condition of affairs Is due to
the progress in modern Industry which;
has resulted in the elimination. I
through tho sdoptlon of Improved me?
chanical and technical processes, of the
elements of skill formerly required of
industrial workers. In our mills and;
factories tho machine has taken frrstj
place, and the employe has become
subordinate. Apprenticeships are no
longer necessary. Skill and braining
sre not required as preliminaries to
securing employment A Greek. Arme?
nian or an Italian immigrant, without
any previous experience, becomes a
spinner or a weaver In a New England
cotton mill within a short time after
his arrival In this country. Auto?
matic looms and spindles make it pos?
sible The Slav, Pole and Magyar from
the agricultural sections of Southern
or Eastern Europe, by the use of lm-J
proved machinery, are recruited Intoj
the labor forces of out coal mines and'
steel mills within 8"veral weeks afterl
they have landed In New York. !
The same condition of affairs Is ob-!
eervaMe is all branches of mining and!
manufacturing. The skilled and super?
visory occupations hsve become com-1
paearavely few. while the unskilled]
part et ths working forces has con?
stantly grown larger. As a conse
4-oeo* labor unions based on specific I
>rcspauvr.s hare been disintegrat-|
Oa the ether hand, there hasj
5?t-*i a crcstas: movement toward.
?~affgar-jau--a asd organization by in-1
cts.:-.?* Instead of trade actons, the
-?ijtria; i. 7.1 ens hive grown to
the leading factors. We no longer J
ia*-? organizations of pick miners, j
cratttcemen cr weavers, but It is the!
V-it*d Mine Workers or the Amalga-'
matei Textile Workers, or some union!
tSjetadlag a large number of occupa-i
tions <n a single industry. j
This industrial tendency was flrsti
recognized by the Socialists and other
revolutionary propagandists. With the!
increase in the proportion of unskilled,
workers in our mining and manufac-j
turing < onimunUles, the bargaining!
power of labor, based on skill, gradu-j
.?ily los: ::.?! effectiveness. IJIssatisfac-;
tion r37.:dly became prevalent- The
rr.:.?T.?i vVorkers of the World andi
ridlcal organizations took ad
-.ir.'i.a-'- of-shese condition* to preach1
l-.rsmrr.atory ?ioctrir.es. Deplor-t
-. .- t'.r.if-z c.Ti? disturbance, such aa
:.-'.!? vt ..- we hi-.* recently bad at
?sk ii ? Yu.-fs. Pa., tnd at Lawrence,;
^jisa. -'tvt te-a symptomatic of tee
.iesi.r-?4 a--! dasgercus unrest whjcij
?'-*s be?r. -:?.at-c 7-.? Aatrtcia Feder-j
'??"B <<*. r :.>.% ?-.j re-.ec-jy rec
irr.'xel tit s-gr-'f-c*-'.-? ';* tr.e eltua-i
>r. a.-.d r-as a?o;.**d act*-., measures
?t orgar..r- t.? .-.ak'i.el ?.a-* ustrlai
Kut there Is a brcider sspstl to ths'
sMSSStssa. Tr.- Federation of Labor'
a .ma only to serve* the. ".meres-a and
1 '? a-ra.-:: f -erta a part org.n
ized labor. The welfare of our Indus-'
'rial localities ar.d the republic iteeif
M Involve. Ir, t<-... ,;? at'.or. The prob
?em is sarg f. I j or.e artsir.r rrsa re -1
.ximlKu:!' r. Ths rr a - cf .
workers la the rr.tn's e.-'l Bketsrles of I
tas ir.JustrlaJ <-?r/-,i r.i tfcr s,r-t
itui \\-t- si .-southern ar.d Eastern
t-sropeans f r''-r.t arrival. Th. en
ers'.ea of these localities s&ov.:d
? jT.e4 towards ad . *:ing u.e a.
*?? a proper appreciation <1 Arr.-->ar.
'.deals and Institut*' ns Stst. >?? ?:a
'??? should ai?c b? eraered t? protect
?r*err. aga'nst explo.tatioi. and laws
should b* passed I;, tho rat: .mal fVn-i
?.-rasa tree them from tariff exac?
tions and s.mflar '?.?-..?:;?*?? Murk
"ear re* arm result In the prrp.e
kn.e-, anlratloe of these unskilled
werke-? ..m-tli disrupt the Indus
rtsl W<,rk? rs of the World and sim
?ar o:a?: liatlor.a by removing trie
.caoraace ax.d tte ecoaomtc asd social
? have f-. r. . ? ,?
e* the revolstlass-y and ut-Amerl %r.
rmr. m?i??m?ij. st?ti r.
The scdeavsr sf aba RJchrre-.tid Bar
aswo^ar-sr. t? eee-ura from Conrrea*
a- ?.le7v?-. -; --p?tat*f*n for a statu?
?f Owef Maro'-ia? ,y.
a tbe faaU: near the omst r<-?<?n. of the
a?w Peeler** bs.JAU.? f, ,tacr
tasseiy atd rerami iiStkls. The -gross
CtkSf -aaC-a' ass oca of the mnst
-mtioag LSffmssL sot only *# Msh.
, bnt st the wh.>ie reptit; rot
scare ss? Mi ts him to ts he
at the sety wnvh s<a h's ->. - .
tor so tong a parted. Tba
him bb vlradnto Not
pwiifwat- liaattoo be
?rat? statue of
Maral gaviramiat than to toe *wd
anal b?*ilwtojT whaoh stands upon tba
?He of the laiuadlia ostoae of tba
Confederate Shneas ?f
deatruoUble union of lodeatruotfble
Stahes; tba booae that he eerred ao
splendidly ?o eroot. oaaa divide*, baa
been Joined at last Into an lndis
eohrbie nation. L*t Ma statue atand
near the hiebest Federal court of his
aaMvo State to remind all who took
upon It ?hat Marshall was the master
builder whose genius laid square
and deep and enduring Che foundations
of this nation.
AHIWCR THE POOR OHI1JBRJ6?'?
What finer Investment Is thors than
In making the little ohlldran of the
poor happier, healthier and safer from
the troop of evils that surround pov?
erty? What sweeter charity could'
there be than that which cares in the!
long hours of the day for the babies of I
the woman who works? What nobler J
humanity is there than that which]
spreads the shelter of a kindly home'
jover the heads of the children whoj
otherwise, would be locked up In
lonely houses or turned adrift to the]
dangers of the streets?
Ttie people of Richmond can make
but one reply. Theirs la the opportu?
nity now to give a part of their
Thanksgiving offering to the Belle
Bryan Day Nursery and Free Kinder?
garten, which every day la sheltering
and caring for the woo oaaa of tba
poor mothers of tbs Elast End who
must work for their and their babies'
bread. Early every morning a hur?
rying multitude of mothers bring their
children to the nursery and then go
to the factories to work. Two nurses
aare for the babies, give them fresh j
clothes, feed them and put them to
sleep in clean, white cribs. The chil?
dren from four to seven years are put
in charge of a kindergarten teacher.
Those old enough to go to school go
from school, not to a motherless home,
but to the nursery, where a trained
worker looks after them and teaches
them healthful games in the open air.
The poorest children of Richmond,
they who most lack home and moral
influences, have had an immense Influ?
ence for the better exerted over them
by this noblo charity.
Already so many mothers have
availed themselves of the help that
the nursery gives that the building
is too small to hold the children that
flock Into It- For this reason the com?
mittee of large-hearted women man?
aging this splendid endeavor appeal
in the name of the poor children of
the city to the people of Richmond for
a generous response to tne letters
requesting aid which have been sent
out. The appeal made in late years
has been In the form of Block Day,
but the management of the Belle Bryan
Day Nursery la making an effort toi
avoid the necessity of Block Day, and'
If the response to the mailed requests]
Is sufficiently liberal, no further ap?
peal will be made to the always char?
itable and warm-souUd people of
Here is a real opportunity to help1
the women who work ar.d their poor,
children. Won't you Join It making i
theirs a happier Tha-ksrivtr-g:
BWIUTi: C91CAT10S ?KOM
"The State reust take tr.e s-.r.ool j
out o* politics frorr. hot*'-? tv to>. and
It m-st devise administrier? njLCblr.- j
err in. the hax>ds of tr? ---.*-. capable ,
experts srblcb stall reach ereij ^o:r.t
of ih-. educational eye-err. ar-i ad.-nin
liter It wltr. tie. r..gte*r. p-.aaii.e fcf.
flclenry. Dexocraey cRmu no great?
er crime *-.?-. taat of dealing w.n? ar.y
r,a-t oT :'t irr?i.t ?i.'V.;',:.?. .r.t-r?sta
on a per so .-.a: basis "
Tils ttteranoe of President Ho.for.,
cf Weeklagtea Cnlverssty. was tba t?it
of a. criticism of the e<--.at1or.a. ?rs
terja of VlrglaU. deitrered by D- Rob?
ert Fraz.?r at tic* Virginia Baptist
O'r.'-ral Convention yesterday Th?
r.-o-oslttcn laJI down is Tr.at i.-ts
tVa 1? precisely the oae wM'.fc T.-.e
T!rne?.r*t->at-.h !& behalf of tr.<; p-o; -
las s.bmitt'-d for the gu'.dar.-? o? -r.?
board of OhdSSfS of Virginia Po.'y
t?-ehnlc Jr.t'lt .t? In tfcetr rnorner.'o .?
? ;??t for a suitable president for that ?
? ? ?.r. That body, eha-ged ?**o
r rthej - (r ti.e welfare of tfce people's
ar' ??' -ral eollege. rould be gull?>
' : irreaTT betrayal of trat ri.ar.
that or deaiir.ic with the lr.tere?ts at
ti.e llrglsto PuiyTsrba*a ir.?tit it*, sa
a p. rs-.-.a t??> I? el?Vl?rcT ar.<l
??ft It , alor? not made it. ar|4
t?*t for the pres.-ieri't und If po;iti'*l
;. .:; . >? a po.:M-?. ?. e'?mar. Ir.to
office .. jt-age^ ;r ,,uU ,)tl ??, rJ
pe. r.'r, Fd ir?t:-,r.a. .? ?
be s?rve<i up ?t th? poiitl'*. ;.
?r Tre Virg'rla 1
? ?: .?t r>. !?-.ln.'?1 ?' ? > ?, ,
n.e-.^e and If the r.A?r^ ... ....
tr.e . ? j.argr of the:
Icsaast arias; about taat isosattea. the,
thi: r?*ri?r.i or ihi mr?i
In the ImpeSiWYita rtrt.t , I
'ert KUct Wilsor. t?. liermu-ir, ,? , ,
t.'.r)C}e Faney pWrjres kirn rnostlnc
dnsrn the coral Mile f.. <l-,.rt,i .
Sie wbitb? - ? > r r . ?.. -, .? ,
|flacbaas of the mm***- ?u t tn
wheeling raises aa MssaatnBJ lues
ti^t, as to ek? r-rr. ..i, .?.?.f r,.
ttoa wiU take my.t. he boromee ??
Sanaat of the Walte Hiss,
Pr?o d-nt Taft ^
' evlder." a' - ... ,
, for the > aarl asbshj
! Tme was vbaa asbta
luvt* considered athletic
_by the Chief aft HHiHi
! nifled. Tb* old idea was that
should be serious always and
lam Um Mtterod desk for Um
Our earlier Fi sssdsnta
war? environed with suoh a Kmdmsnt
Little mention is made of that* relax
aUoa from their labors ears a* formal
soolal n unesl irni It la Imposslhls he
conceive of Washington applauding a
lliiee haaiei by ths Senators or of
j Andrew Jaohsoa shouting "love-forty."
1 so ths court. Washington, very fond
I of horses sad Uklac nothinsr half so
j well as riding to the hounds after the
Vtrsteto manner of his day. perhaps
! stols away sometimes and indulged,
j Jefferson sssms ts hare oared little for
?ports, and Monroe sad Madison were
Iths him aa that respect. John Qulncy
' Adams was a splendid swimmer, and
when fatigued by presidential cares
be plunged Into the Potomac Joyously.
Andrew Jackson was aa old man when
he went ts ths White House, sad pre
I ferred the simple pleasure of the corn?
cob pipe to outdoor exercise. Van
Buren was aa indoor sport. Hs had a
marble bathtub put In the White
House, and was fiercely censured for
so doing by the Whigs, who protested
that John Qulncy Adams found the Po?
tomac well enough for the presidential
bath. A marble tub savored too much
of aristocracy and too little of democ?
Zachary Taylor took his exercise by
going to the market In person. Just as
did Chief Justice Marshall In Richmond.
Lincoln took solitary strolls after dark,
a habit which caused much anxiety,
?a the part of those charged with the
protection of the presidential person.!
Grant enjoyed riding sad driving. Ar?
thur, of contemplative mood, liked to!
fish. Cleveland was fond of fishing,
and duck hunting and wrote plecato-|
trial essays reminiscent of Isaak Wal?
ten. The sturdy old Democrat was
much criticised for the amount of time
hs gave to hie favorite sports by those
who Instated that the President should
always be on the Job. McKinley liked
to take a spin In a buggy. Roosevelt
was an all-around athlete, who boxed,
wrestled, rode, played tennis and
walked during his White House ten
nre. President Taft was an ardent
golfer, and one of his golfing friends'
he put upon the United States Su-1
preme Court. President-Elect Wilson.!
as has been said, goes in for bicycling
end golf. Is a football enthusiast and
an ex-college baseball player. Next:
spring will find him in the bleachers j
ENCOURAGING DIVIDED SENTI?
Dispatches from Rome report that
opinion in Italy Is divided touching
the Austro-Servlan difficulty, while in
"official circles" there is a disposition
to echo the slogan "Albania for the
Albanians," raised by Austria-Hun?
gary, among "Italians generally'' dis?
trust regarding the dual monarchy's
policy Is very apparent. On the one
side there Is a. strong sentiment favor?
able to the erection of the proposed
Albanian state; on the other there is
a decided leaning to the espousal of
Distrust of Austria-Hunuary's policy
is entirely intelligible. She has raised
the slogan "Albania for the Albanians ? 1
with the reservation, "for Austria-'
Hungary In the future." But this fact,
which cannot fall of recognition from ;
any Intelligent student of more recent.
Austro-Hungarlar. history, aside. The,
main material and encouraging point is.
that the division exists. Earnestly it j
is to fee hoped that It widen, with in
STSnSS of antl-Austro-HunKarlan sen-j
timent By encouraging we mean en-j
couraging aa against intervention ani j
consequent prolongation of the war,
by the Involvement of outside powers. ?
As we have previously stated, in dis- !
fussing Vienna's attitude and Implied!
threats. Italy. Is the situation, holds j
the whip hand ever both Austria-Hi;n-1
gary and her other partner In taw
triple alliance, fWrriany. This advant?
age, however, carries with .t a tre?
mendous re.-pr.n?:io:::t;. as b? ar!ng or
?he danger of a ffeMStai European
war a Le.r.K precipitated by Aastro
Italian wakening to that respon?!-!
Milly to the end of Inspiring aid--.
???read and f .rmlcV. ? popular derr.ard
?ha* Italy witn-ir.-.-x. from the frel
-.. .*A ?;r.>?i* A'jav- .?>-Hcrtgerv eSSMM IS
?o;nd the "Albania fag 'he Albanian '
rtogan. wo .!d '?v?e r\T. latter power)
To take serlO!:* pa e. 1?-. proger it'r.if
her polity In re?pe<t of Rervla, and (
?? ave a potent Influence in preventing
'.erraar,'. from s'it.pe-'tlng her !n so,
tolas; It would, -is we have previ-j
ousiy Ir.dl'ated. Involve the m.;,.-,v rf.
dl?-.r.M'.n of the triple alliance and!
??. ? . r , . ?. ........air.g aangapaas?
I .???. -HungS'v re- .Jer
. -1 \ff' -d to 'ak' '? ? ' f- ??'
?-i AT i ???'.?t.e More few, fh're.
f. the antt-AWrtro-lf :r irarlar
?.'"iv ft is to (??
?ha* the .?aven of dsstrtset wlli ?..?>
llr j? l sork ofitn 'he dlvte-oi r..
? r." ? !??..??,? gerieral!- s-.-l ' fi
'? ?>?.?!. hit, been ?
S'ed b. the . verwbelgelflg ?ef the ;St
"r N',?l.ir g eouid ho toot- promising
?. ;?.'? - r ?h'? - ? . .
Mr Krvan would give the <W.r o
? ' ?,?'.?!? f., e, PrealdeSW. b*?f the I
? ? ,?, ? ?? ?? ? r ? e l from 'i ate. K? >
? ?or.i ,i an toe sjase
,ir a .3 snssssasssm
M ?; . -.f '. a- ? -
s <t , f ...t,,.- , .,' Ma,sard are
Meat" ?? mm s^rrssrs
s-li?i-ai estrrswa will]
sasa t ?
? Us tMng 'Kwraar Wll?"n hsa
??on* yet I s ??>? homo of the a s
W h. re is tbe old
"d a fite s ta
By Roy K. Moafcon
Oh of oar myriad frteads, CM Bab
aerlber. dropped la tka other day.
-They have ?et a rmmar la aar
town ?hat your wife writes all of your
stuff, is that trust'*
"Oh. yes. no doubt of It at all"
"Do you drink a whole lotf Do you
i have to be soused la order to grind
, out your stuff r*
i "Tos, we haven't dtajs a a ashar
. breath In nineteen years."
; -They say you are a turrlble ram
bier an* that you play poker every
nicht. Is that sol"
I "Tea, we must admit Uta soft lav
1 peachmem V* e are the most ardent
, pokertet in the country."
I "They say you have boon arrested
for forgery three times and that you
have a long prison record. la that
I "They say you smoke twenty pack
? ages of cigarettes every day-"
"The exact number is twenty-three
; packages a day."
? "I heard that you were arrested for
' robbing an orphan asylum contribu?
tion box. Is that sof
"Yes. also for horse stealing, kid?
napping, manslaughter, embesslement,
assault and battery and habeas cor?
pus, e pluribus unum, nunc protunc.
pro bono publlco and In hoc slgno
"Well. Til be ding swissled!" said
Old Subscriber. "Do you know what
I think of you? I think you are the
dandiest liar In this country and I
don't think you have told me the
truth since I have been In here."
"Tou are right again. We have not
told you the truth once since you
came Into the place. Good day."
"Well. Til be horn-swoggiedl Oood
Yes, It's Tteae.
To be prepared you'll find It pays,
Put on your heavy schedule K's %
The Rasa ts Wealth.
Little Wmie couldn't learn much
Polks all thought he was a fool:
Didn't study, but played baseball
When be should have been In school.
Folks called him a good-for-nothing.
On book-learning he was dense:
But when he would pound the horse
It would go clean o'er tbo fence.
Now he's got an automobile;
"Tis a handsome racing car.
And mere dough than he can handle;
He's a pennant baseball star.
A Good Job.
"Have you got everything?" asked
the householder anxiously, as be peer?
ed at the burglar from beneath the
"I think so."
"Did you get my daughter's addle?"
'?My son's phonograph?** . .
"My wife's bridge outfit?"
"Her tight skirtr
"My mother-in-law's parrot?"
"My daughter's camera?"
"Well, then, call at my office to?
morrow morning and Jfll give you T>50. i
You have done a good night's work." ;
"Right-o." replied the burglar as he
turned with his sack to climb out of
"Just a moment," said the house- i
holder. "Bring three or four pals to- i
morrow night and take my daughter's
pianola and I'll double the reward."
Frees the Hleseyvflle Clarion.
Ren Birk?, the station agent down
to the railrud depot, says a feller ;
that was goin' through here last Tues
day on the Hghtnln' express had his
neck stuck so far out'n the winder
of the emokln' car that be knocked
the bay winder offn the depot and
had Bra mal', sarks hangln' on ...s
Beek which he packed up down the '
Th'- front winder of Miss Amy Prin?
gle'* rr. lllr.ery emporium looks like a
reg'iar flower gard?-n and Elmer Jones
hovers around there Just lfke a bee. I
Hod Peters fces bought the old codfish
that h?* hung in Tlbhltts's grocery so
Ions: to patch up a hole In the side
of his barn.
area risk TRIass, our gaatSeSBSStp and
congenial tonsorla! artist. Is a sure j
shot on all sporting events. Including!
pi III BghlS six-hand ?? ifh?r. tunk, lawn '
tennis and rotation pool. The boys j
all *-?-t his opinion, and then bet the |
oth'-r way. Amarlah Is also well versed j
in polities. Fletcherlsm. theology, so-j
c allsm. mental telepathy, barn danc- |
ins-, affinities and all other leading
topics of the day. and It has been j
often wondered why he Is wasting his ,
time in the barber business. His many !
Msssfri will b? g.ad to know that ;
Arr.arlah hau Just renewed his sub- .'
SilIsdssa to that great family weekly,
- Police Gezefte.
Tt ?,o?-sr.'t teem as though a feller j
th** works In a greenhouse al. sum-|
mer deserves any future punishment, j
r.o matter what he does.
Voice of the People
A Plea f?r the * IIewe.
To the KHitor of the Tioi's-I'lspstrh:
Sir.- The cr> of the .?? ,r..;ti a.
"Come iivrt *nd help u?." in th?-lr '
hour of distress and r>? e.| could not
have been more urgent than I? the[
?> ,? e-er ?, moctgasee) ls*rj y
?>??.? e like kern? Tb' I**" *? ".'sTTSMer
tbes tfr oerevd. ealess tt'i a f-ssOoesew
-LOVELY WEATHER WERE HAVING."
By John T. McCutcheon. _
err to-day of the Allen? In this, their
darkest hour, for seemingly the hand
of prejudice has extinguished the
light of justice. But It Is hoped that
their cry for help will reach the
hearts of every Virginian, and this
old State will see that they are given
Justice, for God has warned us tnat
it Is best for many to escape punish?
ment than for one Innocent man to be
put to death, so you see we cannot
be too cstreful In passing a sentence
of death upon our fellowman. What
caused this tragedy at lllltsHllllT
It has never been proven, and never
will be, who fired tbe first shot; but
it has been proven teyond a doubt
that the court officers were armed.
If Judge Mas sie and tbe officeholders
were afraid of the Aliens, why old
they not call out the State mtlttla to
proteet them, for that body of men Is
maintained by the State of Virginia
to perform such duties, or else they
could have had an otucer to search
every man and relieve them of their
guns, as they knew It was the cus?
tom of every man In that section to
go armed, and by this art ceubi have
prevented thia deplorable tragedy.
The public sympathy for the Aliens la
growing stronger each day. because
this crime could have ben averted. Was
this man Goad a friend of the Aliens?
No. He knew if Floyd Allen was given
and nerved a prison sentence that that
wo'ilni debar him from all rights of
citizenship. Fiord Allen at tnat trial
was a peaceful farmer of Carroll
County, proud of his boys and fathered
the orphan FVivards boys. He had
held public offices with credit. He was
a Confederate veteran, a brave old
soMrter, who fought for this grand old
State. Now can she forget him while
the shadow of death hangs over him
who fought so bravely for her cause
I pray that her brave sons will come
forward and help save this veteran
and father, who sits with bowed bead
in the death cell in our State prison,
while in another cell sits his eldest
son, Claude Allen, a red - bloo?ed
youth of th?r Blue Ridge, who. while
trying to protect h!s old father from
the shots of the court officers, is sen?
tenced to give, up his brave young
lire, while Jezebe: Goad is laude?] to
the skies and decorated with a mesial
for bravery for performing the same
duty. Now, why are not Claude Al?
len and his young brother. Frlel Al?
len, not enjoying freedom and wearing
medals for brav?--)-? if Jezebel Goad
ha-d^the right to protect ner father,
why" did not the Allen boys have the
same rijrht to try to help defend their
father? So whv are they not treated
In like manner? It Is natural that a
child should try to defend hla parents,
even rtt the risk of his own life. Can't
something be done to save the life of
this Isd air! give blrn back to his old
mother? She nerds her boys, her hus
i .tnd snd h-r home. Is there a heart
co cruel thrtt could *? e this old motl
<r bereft ?.f husband, sons nn?l home"
if the court: ha-: acted with pr?den? a
a!I victims of this tragedy would be
at hom? with their loved ones, pr. -
paring f>>r a glorious Thanksgiving,
instead of occupying graves and death
??eil?. an*i this Is the ground urwn
?'lieh I plead to ><>u for help It tra*
not a case of lawhreaklns. hut a SBJt
t'ing tip o>f ;? political grudge. Judge
M:irsie's death was accidental. f<>."
every one liked him. and his deatn
was a sad b'ow: hut the majority be?
lieve |t was caused by stray shots
as w is also the death of the woman
spectator. Tlier< ?-.as no animosity
??etwecn the Allen? and Junge Mm?
si? ?nd tin- >houe: prove It was ?? -
? -dental There was no ronsplrarv Tc?
had there been, why did not Victor
Mien ?hoot* lie had no gun Trir.orh
they tried him foi ht? life because he
stood b\ his old father and help..
hind up ins eoiiods. and for this brav.
de.-d he served a time in jail and, was
trie! fo his life. The witnesses and
[.-..e? < ill attorn.\s pled Witli the
|nr> render a vera*rt of fir"! de -
nr?e murnVr. while JewelsH (least wore
a medal ? js this litatlce- These Ai
I* ns hstr not b.-id a sejaere de?! The
? re r"d th? bad men our newepat?. "
-,rw.rt?^ ;.rw. attorneys depicted, thev
are not a rang of I. -.p. r.- . The
are far above the average pee.pl? of
lud 11.? co >rt do its ?iit. :b^t
?*oi.|.| IMs ?Time haie been ai.rt
Tf so. by whom*
"t'owie over and help them" i? the
cry of t he people Act at once, for In
a few dais It will be too late
Buchanan ? t> r;
TSsll sa. njliban Aasisle sad ?laws*
Te the Kd'for of The Tlmes-Dtvpatch
l?lr.-Why Is It that people Inelet
opofi the tenth mm **?"-??; p*ewll?rtv
coaseersted in the deed* If all people.
? vine and dead silk- Here a r.ght
? . tb .. i of lr.it h. why sr^eclfy
one class, a if la silent contrsdletinc
ttnn to sense other clssse tees umiseatlv
privileged tm that reassert* Te me ft
[seems evident that the human mind
I ha* long been groping after some sep?
arat? right of the dead, but hit! <?rto
has not been able to reconcile this
with the known right of the living.
Tne conditions surrounding th ? HMs
vllle tragedy bring out th's truth con?
spicuously. Kvery known device \*
being employed to further Immortal'zc
the names of the dead. even at the
cost of life and llbertv Prosecuting
the guilty no longer satisfies; adminis?
tering the law !n Its Just Interpreta?
tion Is a matter of little consequence.
Something extraordinary must be In?
augurated tn these sensational cases
They must ransack the archives of
legal chicanery, and dig up such con?
fusing theories as will best suit their
I I do not mean to speak disparaging -
jly of Judge Mansie. Par from It? I be?
lieve that he via all that his friends
would hare us believe. Tee. more;
I believe that he would free Claude
Allen were he alive.
It is truly a hard sentence that the
Innocent muat suffer for the guilty.
Kvery father has a right to expect
' rom his son the same protection
Claude ?llen ?o nobly rendered his
aged and beloved father In that trying*
ordeal. This youth, seeing the one
person whom he loved better than his
own life shot down by a political
enemy. d"d the only thing there* was
for him to <Jo?he shot, and In shoot
? In?. like Milton In poetry, like Michael
jAngeio in painting, hy carried his art
[to a point of colossal sublimity, end
ithus demonstrated the supreme love
j of a son for his parent. If he had
failed in lending such assistance he
would indeed b? a brulte, and un?
worthy of the respect of men.
1 As a man "thlnketh In his heart so
i is he!" If there is even a semblance i
of truth In this maxim, how many sons I
,of Virginia are not murderers in the
[? an : ense that Claude Allen Is? Ask
I the > ung men what they would do j
Iwere they to see their father beln^r
I shot down by an enemy. The ra- I
Isounding echo from each and all would
pew: "I would kill him," Then why !
. not electrocute all. or free Claude? !
jile is only one amon,- thousands.
1 ?Jorernor William If Mann himself
'ho.a s son. and I hardly think he
would stand by his father and see him
shot down and not try to protect him.
I Be this as it may. Claude Allen
'wants his life: it was given him. and
'he has a right to It. Take It from
him ?will literally fulfil! the word
of the prophet Jeremiah: "The heart
'is deceitful above ?JJ things, and des
Jperately wicked." "FI.L"."
The Kewalted Flags. ,
I (lahbM suggested by the laying of;
th-- corner-stone of the Confederate j
j monument at Arlington, and by tne
aprroprlate Sortiments expressed by
1 Hon. William Jennings Bryan and
rr-'Umt Taft >
t*nf irl that banner, no more 'ti* weary;
N'.,*? 'round Its st.iff 'tis drooping
I'nfurl. unfold It. It is best
7".>r it bus a glad new mission.
; Uerabl of peace to our great nation.
1'nfiirl. unfold It?nor let It rest.
? nce It led Its hosts victorious
' To martial dee-ls??none r er more:
Tb?- world* warriors ever saw.
; Then with its people's b'.o.l made
, \ll torn, defeated, told the stcry
< *f the horrors of ? ruei war.
N?w ?oi.I of the corner-stone Jet it be.
The ?haft in the nston's capital to
T-Hing .-?II peoples this truth:
Never enn come pear- and liberty
'Til! from errors th?'IHo-n the min-l
Ami the h.a. 1 seeks not gam. but
??., And-**' h-?ft> mountain peak
The ,-.<. : ..f i-hrirt to all doth sp* ik
t?f p. and l?roth.-rlv lov.
?/> \ aomsn's f:.ith .in.1 work re .ntte
?tr..thir?i eoteanced. l?t,c> tires re?
? "si. h the -.;it rrom above.
Teg. oraer-Ni.Mie and -*i?-stone. that
oann. r sholl grace,
t'nfnrl it arH |o* We see on its face
Tbc As I of ..ne great nstlon'
With hope falt?. ?od I'""c woman
ImhIo? the two
??..1 tl.. oi . miracle I? wrought anew.
1 .nr. rn.ik?s one all r?eation'
SAItA WOI.TIIAM ?'?H-KMAN
Biackmail Street Car
A Htlsen of Minneapolis resently vis?
ited Kesses city, and said to a Star
-I never saw s -cb an excellent street
ear system as yew have, I nave been
from one end of the tews is the ether
I and hare made eeveral atop*, yet I
have apent bat 10 centa. I oaa't figure
out how I did It."
Kansas City baa a street railway
! *ysu.i;; which attracts favorable onm
i ment from every visitor. A stranger
I from Minneapolis confessea that he
traveled from on?> end of the town to
! the other, and made several stops, and
i spent only 10 cents. Tat tbe street
railway company of Kansas City baa
[ been blackmailed until It Is now In
' the hands of a receiver. "This black?
mailing has been Indorsed by public
opinion, else It would not have been
' possible. I can point you to dozens
: of Instances where the government has
blackmailed the big public service cor
! poratlons. and the people have ap
, plauded vigorously States regularlv
engage In tals blackmailing, and so do
jetties. This Is known In politics a
i "keeping the animals well stirred up."
that they may not get together and
j engage in mischief.?Howe's Monthly.
As It Will Be
I President Wilson (hearing a knock I
Come. (A timid man. evidently a
plain citizen of the republic, enters >
The President (offering his handj
j Citizen (extending his own handi:
Do you let nobodies in*
The President (taking his coat and
SSt): To be sure we do. What can 1
do for you?
Citizen: Nothing, thanks. I Just
wanted the experience of getting In.
The President (laughing): I see?
I see. Never been here "before. I sup?
Citizen: What?I? I'm a nobody.
The President: O. yes?I remember
Of course not?of course not. Let's
Citizen: Not too fast, Mr President.
I hsve a weak heart.
The President: Did you vote for m??
I Citizen: Yes.
The President (langhing): Then your
j heart's all right. (Both laugh)
I Citizen flooking around): This Is the
Executive Office. I suppose.
The ITesldent: Yes.
Citizen: Would you mind If I SSt In
your chair a minute?
The President: Certainly not Hop
Citizen (seating himself In the
presidential chair) ? Ah: This is a re?
The President: Of course It is None
better, my friend.
Citizen: Would you mind sitting; In
here with me?
The President: Not at all. Have
over. (The President takes half of
Citizen: (sighing): Yea Uta Is a
The president: I am glad to boar
you say so. friend. I Intend to keep
It just like this.
fitlzen: lefts sign something to?
Tbe President i All right Here at s
?rntlzen: What sort of Nil?
The President: A tariff bill.
Citizen: l*p or down?
The President: Down,
t'itlzen: Good: <"an we sign this to?
The President: Certainly. fThey
both put their hands on tbe pen. and
sign the President's name.)
The President There'
<*itisen la.tcr a pauset Don't you
think this is awfully significant?
' The Prestder.t: I hope so. my friend
?-ittzen Yos knew I was nobody
all the time?
! The President o. yen; I knew tbst
; fitlsen ?passing ot*t>: Tea Indeed,
j This Is a reptolfltr?
j The president I after he Is gone.
? Now. wasn't that flae?
I < Itlzen loulstde?: Now. wasn't that
I nee??Oark McASaara' In St Louts
, I < st -Dispatch.
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