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At the head of the famous Wenatchee Valley, "The home of the Big Red Apple." The higher up the valley you go, the Bigger and Redder the apples grow
V 01.9. No. 42
IS ADMIRED BY ALL
Roosevelt's Utterances While Bleeding
From an Assassin's Wound
Attempting to speak, just after a
would-be assassin had fired a bullet in
to his body, this is what Theodore
Roosevelt said in Milwaukee. He said
it with possible death awaiting the re
sult of his wound. How well he ex
pressed not merely the spirit animating
him personally but the spirit of the
Progressive party. Here are his words:
"Friends, I shall have to ask you to
be as quiet as possible. Ido not know
whether you fully understand that I
have just been shot, but it takes more
than that to kill a Bull Moose. But
fortunately I had my manuscript [hold
ing up manuscript, showing audience
where bullet had gone through], so
you see I was going to make a long
"And, friends, the hole in it is the
one the bullet went through, and it
probably saved it from going into my
"The bullet is in me now, so that
I cannot make a very long speech.
But I will try my best.
"And now, friends, I want to take
advantage of this incident to say as
solemn a word of warning as I know
how to my fellow Americans.
"First of all, I want to say this about
myself: I have altogether too many
important things to think of to pay any
heed or feel any concern over my own
"Now I would not sceak to you in
sincerely within five minutes of being
shot. I am telling you the literal
truth when I say that my concern is
for many other things. It is not in
the least for my own life.
"I want you to understand that I am
ahead of the game anyway. No man
has had a happier life than I have had
—a happier life in every way.
"I have been able to do things that
I greatly wished to do, and I am in
terested in doing other things.
"I can tell you with absolute truth
fulness that I am very much uninter
ested in whether I am shot or not.
"it was just as when I was colonel
of my regiment, I always feft that a
private was to be excused for feeling
at times some pangs of anxiety about
his personal safety, but I cannot un
derstand a man fit to be colonel who
can pay any heed to his personal safety
when he is occupied, as he ought to
be occupied, with the absorbing de
sire to do his duty.
"I am in this cause with my whole
heart and soul; I believe in the Pro
gressive movement —a movement for
the betterment of mankind, movement
for making life a little easier for all our
people, a movement to try to take the
burdens off the man and especially the
woman in this country who is most op
"I am absorbed in the success of
that movement. I feel uncommonly
proud in belonging to that a movement.
"Friends, I ask you now this eve
ning to accept what I am saying as
absolute truth when I tell you I am not
thinking of my own life or of anything
connected with me personally.
"I am saying this by way of intro
duction because I want to say some
thing very serious to our people, and
especially to the newspapers.
"I don't know who the man was
who shot me tonight. He was seized
by one of ray stenographers, Mr. Mar
tin, and I suppose is in the hands of
"He shot to kill me."
New Type of Men in Political Life
Baltimore News: Glancing over the
names of the hundred or more men
enrolled as charter members of the
"Progressive League of Maryland,"
one is struck, first, by the honorable
rank these same men hold in the com
munity; and, second, by the fact that
so few of them have hitherto taken ac
tive part in politics.
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"Landslide" Chances for Roosevelt
"There is one more contingency,"
says Sam G. Blythe, in the Saturday
Evening Post, "that is, there may be
a landslide for Roosevelt. If there is
a landslide for anybody that landslide
will be for Roosevelt. Wilson's elec
tion will be brought about, if it is
brought about, by the loyalty of the
democratic party and because old-line
republicans vote for him as a measure
of retaliation against Roosevelt. What
ever the Wilson result is, however
great —if it is great at all —it won't de
serve to be called a landslide, for it
will be a coldly calculated result,
both on the part of the democrats who,
in ordinary times, wouldn't vote for
him because he is too radical or not
radical enough, and on the part of
republicans who couldn't be induced
to vote for him except on the one
theory that voting for Wilson will kill
off Roosevelt. If Roosevelt wins it
will be a landslide brought about by
the spirit of unrest, the demand for
readjustment of political and economic
conditions, the desire for a change and
the protest that shaped it*elf, to a de
gree, in the nomination and the cam
paign of the third party. There will
be nothing coldly calculated about
that. It will be an uprising, a tidal
WHAT A STANDPATTER SAID
OF ROOSEVELT IN 1904
If True Then It is True Now—Roose
velt Has Not Changed, Root Has
At a banquet of the Union League
Club, of New York, on February 10,
1904, a distinguished member of
President McKinley's cabinet gave
the following eulogy of Theodore
Roosevelt. The same man presided at
the convention at Chicago that re
nominateS Mr. Taft for president by
steam roller methods:
"I count it, my friends, as one of
the greatest privileges of my life to
have been able in that day of our great
sorrow, when our lamented President
McKinley was carried away, to have
been able to stand by and hold the
hands of his true and loyal successor,
"I am told that he is not popular in
New York. Man say he is not safe.
He is not safe for the men who wish to
prosecute selfish schemes for the pub
lic's detriment. He is not safe for
the men who wish the government
conducted with greater reference to
campaign contributions than to the
public good. He is not safe for the
men who wish to drag the President
of the United States into a corner and
make whispered arrangements which
they dare not have known to their con
"But I say to you that he has been,
these years since President McKinley's
death, the greatest conservative force
for the protection of property and our
institutions in the city of Washington.
"I would rather have my boys
taught to admire as the finest thing in
our life the honesty and frankness, the
truth and loyalty, the honor and devo
tion of Theodore Roosevelt than to
have all the wealth of this great metro
"The work of president Roosevelt
has more weight for good in this land
than that of any score, or all of his de
tractors put together."
The man who thus appreciated
Theodore Roosevelt was Elihu Root.
Wenatchee Wants New Railroad
At a meeting of the Wenatchee Com
mercial club Tuesday a motion was
carried to invite President A. J. Ear
ling of the Milwaukee railroad to visit
that city this week. The main line
can be connected with Wenatchee by
a 50-mile extension up the Columbia
river from Beverly. It has been sug
gested that boats could be put on the
Columbia by the Milwaukee, giving
access to the entire upper country, and
assure at least 2000 tons of freight an
nually from completion of the short link
Get butter wrappers at Echo office.|
Leaven worth, Wash., Friday, October 25, 1912
SEATTLE P. I. WILL
BE SUED fOR LIBEL
John L. Wilson, Owner of Big Seattle
Paper is to Have a Damage
Suit on His Hands
When, nearly three months ago,
chief owner of the P. I. and dictator
of its policies, tried without success to
bribe Robert T. Hodge to keep out of
the race for Governor, he told Hodge
that he would be sorry before he got
through with it. Wilson has lived up
to his threat. The P.-1., published
last Monday morning a story which
spread over many columns and which
was remarkable for the fact that it car
ried about as many misstatements as it
did punctuation marks. Papers are
being prepared and will be immediate
ly served on the publisher of the P. 1.,
asking for damages for libel. The
charges therein made will be given
a thorough airing in court.
"We know the candidate we are
offering for governor on the Progress
ive ticket, "We know him to be
a man in every way worthy of the sup
port of every decent man and woman
in this state and cannot but believe
that such a dastardly attack as that in
the local standpat paper will have the
effect of bringing to the support of Mr.
Hodge all people who appreciate a fair
fight with fair weapons. We all know
about Mr. Hodge's private life and the
incidents that lead up to his divorce
and we know that there is not one in
cident in his private life that reflects in
the slightest degree on our candidate
as a man, as a husband or as a father."
No Man, Face to Face With Death, Can
No man facing death can lie On
the brink of eternity, a God-given in
stinct compels honesty in the human
heart; compels a man to be honest
with himself; honest with his fellows.
It is on this basis that we must judge
Theodore Roosevelt now. And Roose
velt's speech and actions, as the shot
of the assassin's gun rang on his cart,
as the leaden bullet pierced his breast,
prove, beyond doubt, his sincerity, his
almost superhuman courage, his great
The Star has said many kind things
about Roosevelt since he cast his lot
with the people and so fearlessly champ
ioned their cause. Today The Star
feels like repeating all these things,
and The Star believes that all Seattle
will join with them is so doing.
For plain, unaffected bravery, the
way Roosevelt met the assassin's at
tempt towers above the way any public
man ever before faced death. In the
hour of a great peril, no man could
have acted the part of man better than
Roosevelt saw the flash of the mad
man's gun calmly, without fear; viewing
his own blood from a wound, no one
knew how seriously, he spoke to a vast
excited audience bravely, without a
show of the melodramatic, boldly, yet
GOVERNOR WILSON WAS RIGHT THEN;
WHAT WAS RIGHT THEN IS TRUE NOW
Both of the Old Parties Have Been Weighed in the Bal
ance and Found Wanting
In a speech delivered August 18, just after the new
party was launched, at his summer home, Sea Girt, New
Jersey, Gov. Wilson said to an audience of neighbors:
"I used to meet men who shrugged their shoulders
and said, 'What difference does it make how we vote?
Nothing ever results from our votes.' I suppose you know
the force that is behind the new party that has recently
been formed—the so-called Progressive party? It is a
force of discontent with the regular parties of the United
States. It is a feeling that men have gone into blind alleys
and come out often enough, and that they propose to find
an open road for themselves."
without malice, without complaint, but
with caution, with sincerity and with
Here's to you, Theodore Roosevelt.
You are a man. (From Seattle Star
October 16, 1912.)
Hunters Get Two Deer
Three brave and mighty hunters,
R. F. Templin, Martin Christensen
and D. A. Burgett took a little
jaunt up to Mox's canyon on Wed
nesday and returned in the even
ing with two deer for their trou
ble, a yearling and four point buck.
Just who killed the deer is a hard
matter to decide as about the only
answer the reporter could get from the
gentleman was; "we killed them."
But from what Mr. Templin says, not
robbing any of the others of all credit,
he played an important part in the
shooting. You see it was this way,
says Ryan, the others saw the deer
first and commenced shooting, not
telling me anything about it, when I
heard the shooting I commenced to
look around and finally located them
running along the side of the moun
tain. lup and pops it to them with
the result that they both came down.
Perhaps if Mr. Templin hadn't seen
lhese deer just when he did they
would still be roaming thru the wil
derness. Who knows.
WANTS APPLE DISPLAY
FROM THIS SECTION
H. C. Sampson President of Spokan Ap
ple Show Here Thursday--Promises
This City Much Publicity
H. C. Sampson chief director of the
National Apple Show which is to be
held in Spokane November 11 to 17
passed thru this city Thursday afternoon
on No. 1 and stopped off on the plat
form for a few minutes where he was
met by an Echo reporter. Mr. Samp
son regretted very much that he was
unable to make a longer stay in the
city and says if he finds the time he
will return in a week or two. He is
very anxious for an apple display from
this city at the big show and says the
fruit growers and commercial club
should get together at once and make
the necessary arrangements. He says
he would like to have a carload display
from this section, but in case this can
not be done he would like as many
one, five and ten box displays as pos
sible as well as some plate displays. He
has already been promised some big
carload exhibits from Wenatchee and
the lower end of the valley, and says
he doesn't want this district to be
overlooked, as he has made plans to
widely advertise Leavenworth and
vicinity at the big attraction. The
Yakima valley has pledged fifteen car
loads for the apple show.
Those wishing to enter displays
should write to the apple show man
agement and receive entree blanks.
Have your next job of printing done
at the Echo office
COUNCIL MEETS IN
Council Transacts Considerable Business
and Allows Many Bills
The meeting of the council Tuesday
evening found all members present ex
cept Councilman Campbell. After the
minutes of the previous meeting had
been read and approved the following
bills were allowed.
Gaylord Rawlins, asst. Eng., 849.
A. J. Cook, Eng. $75.
Geo. Hoxsey, $23.37.
M. F. Peak, $20.
Leav. Supply Co., $1.
F. E. Bailey, $3.50.
L-DLbr. Co. $28.55.
J. F. Pratt, $35.75.
Art Franklin, $10.
G. A. Hamilton, $2.25.
American Surety Co., Bond for Mar
shall W. W. Cahail, $10.
Police Judge J. E. Grant, $147.50.
The bonds of W. W. Cahail for Mar
shall were read and approved. Engi
neer Cook's report on the expense of
Improvement District No. 1 was read
which showed the sum to be $621.21
whice was approved and placed on file.
The bids for the printing of the pri
mary election ballots were opened and
J. W. Corcoran being the lowest bidder,
the job was let to him at $7.50.
The hearing of the assessment role
was put off until the next regular meet
ing night October 29.
The sidewalks adjoining the Davis
property on the north side of the track
being in bad shape, the street and alley
committee was instructed to see that
they were fixed and put into shape.
The clerk was also instructed to adver
tise for bids on Imp. Dist. No. 2.
Judge Grant's report of the money
collected in fines since the last report
showed the amount to be $57.80.
Days worked on the streets, 115/4 at
$2 per day, $350.50. Total assets.
$608.30. Of this amount the total
disbursements were $225.80 of which
$147.50 was the Justice's fees and
$78.30 went for meal tickets, leaving
a balance to the city of $382.50.
The following officers were appointed
to preside at the eletion: Northside,
Charles Albright, Inspector; Charles
Rollins and Ed Lenz, judges; J. E.
Gutherless and F. P. Ahlin, clerks.
Southside, A. E. Dickinson, inspector;
Charles Mason and E. P. Shippp,
judges; Tom Pipkin and J. D. Wheeler
As trouble has been brewing the
past week over the appointment of the
night Marshall, W. W. Cahail who was
appointed to the position last Thursday
night resigned this week and until
such a time as the authorities find a
man for the position, En Lenz will act
in that capacity. Former Night Mar
shall Pratt who was discharged a short
time ago has a sore spot in his heart
against several city officials and it is
reported on the streets that he may de
cide to seek vindication by becoming
a candidate for mayor _against F. E.
WtNAKM PARK LAND
GOING LIKE HOT CAKES
Within the Past Few Weeks $72,000
Worth Has Been Sold to
The three thousand acres of irrigated
land under development by the Wenat
chee Park Land & Irrigation Co., in
the Wenatchee valley beginning some
eight miles north of Leavenworth and
extending five or six miles up both sides
of the Wenatchee river to within a few
miles o( Wenatchee Lake has proved a
great attraction to buyers. Within the
past few weeks upwards of 972,000
worth of this land has been sold, almost
entirely to members of the Dunkard
sect, indeed the sale of the land is in
the hands of Dunkards, who have been
very successful in interesting their
brethern. Everyone of these purchas
ers will commence to develop his
land at once, and we are told that a
$1.50 Per Year
notable feature of this Dunkard coloni
zation scheme will be that all the
houses are to be of uniform bungalo
style. The tract will furnish homes
for from 75 to 100 families. At the
way the land is going now it is ex
pected that all of it will be sold in less
time than a year.
Overland Cafe Changes Hands
Mrs. E. Crawford who conducts the
St. Francis hotel closed a deal this
week with J. B. Violette (or the Over
land Cafe and took charge the first of
the week. Mrs. Crawford has had
considerable restaurant experience and
says she expects to make of the Over
land Cafe a first class restaurant in ev
ROOSEVELT AND PROSPERITY
OR WILSON AND ADVERSITY
Voter Should Think Twice Before He
Makes His Choice for
. An article of foreign make sold in
the United States means an article of
American make unsold here and means
less work for the American workman.
Sometimes the competing European
commodity means no American com
modity of that kind made here and no
work at all for the laborer in that sort
When workingmen are thus thrown
out of employment they receive no
wages to spend or must go into in
dustries that pay smaller wages. Con
sequently there is less money in cir
culation and every branch of business,
especially in those that deal in the
necessities of life, suffers from the loss
of protection to American industries
This happened in 1893-4 under the
Wilson tariff for revenue only.
It is sure to happen again if Wood
row Wilson becomes president and a
democratic congress reduces the pro
tective duties below the point that
measures the difference between the
American and the foreign costs of pro
duction of commodities. — Spokesman
Ole Hansen of Seattle arrived in
town Tuesday intending to speak here
in the evening, but shortly after ar
riving he received a telegram from Se
attle that his wife had been taken very
sick and was not expected to live. He
at once left for Wenatchee to return
home. He was accompanied by Mr.
Beecher, who is a candidate for joint
senator for Kittitas and Chelan counties
and W. W. Gideon, of Wenatchee,
who acted as chauffer. It was quite a
disappointment as many wanted to
hear Ole, who has quite a reputation as
an orator and bull mooser. —Waterville
GET MONEY FROM COUNTY
Nearly $8000 is Divided Among Schools
of County For Running Expenses
The October apportionment (or the
public schools of the county amount
ing to 87680.51 of which $3815.49
came from the county, was announced
by the school superintendent last Fri
day. Of the aboye amount the schools
of this city will receive $656.21,
Among the other larger apportionments
Wenatchee will receive $2982.77.
Cashmere $873.06, Chelan $646.57,
Peshastin $319.15, Monitor $241.26,
Malaga $183.83, Lakeside $123.63.
Guardian of Estate of Freund Appointed
The matter of the appointment of a
guardian of the estate of Franz Freund,
who was recently adjudged insane, was
settled in Wenatchee Wednesday by
the appointment of G. A. Hamilton.
There were three applicants, G. A.
Hamilton, Deed H. Mayar and Col.
E. H. Fox. The appointm ent was made
by Superior Court Commissioner Mc-
J. B. Violette went to Wenatchee
Thursday afternoon and returned the