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The Seattle star. (Seattle, Wash.) 1899-1947, June 22, 1904, Night Edition, Image 1

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rMIOMT EDITION
What Star's Victory for Cheaper Ga-s Metcvns
raat *Mar s Victory for Cheaper Gas Means
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DOLLAR GAS AUGUST I; 1904.
DOLLAR GAS TO 11,000 CONSUMERS
t DOLLAR GAS THROUGH NO MILES OF PIPES
THI: CONCESSION is SECURED CHIEFLY ROUGH THE EFFORTS 'OF'MEN WHO HAVE LARGE MONIED INTERESTS HERE, AND WHO
ARE INTERESTED IN Till CITY'S I FARE,
OLD COMPANY WILL SELL DOLLAR GAS AFTER AUGUST FIRST
Seattle Lighting Company Makes a
Sweeping Concession to Its Patrons
in Order to Keep New Company Out
of the Field
a.* w. tMSK.
,
lie. liming August I th* gas consumer* of ttv.ttl* will te, me dot -
l*r *n«.
Aid this concession to lb* t-K»il* of lht» rliy by Ih* H- title I.lsht*
In* Company t-t th* rt**ult of Th* trltar'* tons *nj unrelenting light for
• hi. l*i gas In this .Hi, a fight which has been waged for ovrr two
jceHis but at* it. with th* same *nd In vtsw, t*ltßAt*KU UAH.
Th.- lmm*di.. err 111 for this *trok<> ut ftMrJ fortune I* da* to Ih*
•Mtu' of J. \V. t-.:•.-. pre.**. ot lb* - .'i-e Lighting company, Who.
ever tint* Ih* n-a gits company -xa» mil iy given a franrhlss
by th* ■ H. council, ha* b*»n en-tesvetrlng In i-r-rsua.l* the for.tgn and
tarn rapll-llsla t-i, n I bis rompt-ny to re lv . -M piles of ga* I*
inert th* | .o*|---itlt* rompstltlv* rat* rf Ih* lev* content.
Two day* ago h« n■• ,i •-! authorisation from th* -"nitty A ll*rb*
|.». i Ir of N'evt Yti- .. Itt*.:'— - t* .iii it - i-th.r Urge bidder, of stock In
th* rtesitt* Ughtlng company In .::t» snd In athrr t itl. *. to make lbs
rsdurtlttn. an I today he Informrd Th* Htar i.f lb* ...... .-*.i..n I lt.it
would be , id* sa . frankly ilitltn I tt i Tb* Mar had won on* of
•J-• greatest tlrtorl** In th* hl«ti»yy of thr clly.
. *I want*! lo t*!l Th* «*l_r abnut thl*." t. i 1 vl. Clla* this tr-or*.
Ing. ' 1... _us» v lis. been The Htar * fight for a leng llm*. and l betlev*
too n.Hih iretftt ranoot b* I'tm la Thn Htar tor th* victory.
".en may t»ll your t*ad*rs that on A'igust I our i on s|*_ - tttll h*.
Bin ts •• .1 (a* for II per thousand tn for heating sml lighting pur
purpn-e. this rst* to b* on Ittion that th* bills sr* paid on or br(..te
th* l»th of Ih* folloeiln. month. 1 1.. . been endeavoring for * long
tlrr* tv m ut- 11... i.,-,. es.,..ii from th* t r -tn ami local Intrrrsls
behind our ccmrern. and hay* "o*t surc-cccted | n grlilng It
**l can k**M you that w* will not rr-.uhe >i - rent of ..liey by fur
alahtng gas at thai flgur* st the (resent • i c. 'ill «* hnpr to *o In
cr**** th* ronsomptlon by extending tf.e territory rsarhnt by our
msln* thai »• will receive return* from th* added outlay In lb* counts
"I I. im th* ' ' ■■". > of Seattle will i;; •<-, i,tc what w* ar* do
ing, giving every ono ot our ilnn-t customers pas f r ti on th*
first of August, w!.. -c „ ih. n;v comrany would not b* »bl* to de
liver dollar (as fur * year m-l a bslf or longrr. This ..mtfeiny agreed
\Q ftj',i!«!i dollar git to Us i '.i«. ri, through slaty mil's of main*
Iv r.b ii-.ty. !'-..-.. .hit* « ■• art now going to supply dollar ga* to
customer* over a territory fed by lit) mll»s of main*.
"fa addition to thl». I can s-y that our rompany will spend f 1.0.*
AAA In extending our system Into Ih* outlring district* within th* n**t
twelve month*. At th* preeent tlm* We ar* arranging to supply gs*
to Green t-ake, ll • '..lyn *n_ other rrniot* district*.
Tnder tb* authorization which I hay* -• - • ,v i from th* Inter
ests behind our concern, I ran guarantee to the people of Heattl* that
tb« PKft'E OK OAH miX KF.VER BE IULEKD PO LONG AH WK
AP.F. LEFT CNI'MTFRIIFD IN* TIIK Fir.tJ'. This guarante* as-'
sure* th* people of F-alll* ihat the redudlon in ths rate Is made in
_ good faith and not simply for Ih* purpose of defeating the franchise
of the ether concern, the American Improvement company.
"fine „f tin- err • •». >t jc IntS tie emphasised when w* asked th*
men behind our company lo grunt th* reduction was th* Injury that
would b* don* 10 the streets of th* city If they should be torn up
by the new company when tt begin to by It* mains, Th* streets
won' never be> In ** gnod i--r 111 ■•■ i again after they had been
ripped to piece* and another -. •;-1 . of pip., laid down.
"Our offer mentis, therefore, In Addition lo cheaper gait, that many
thousand* of dollars will Iky *sv. th* lily In keeping streets In
rite,'* '' i-1.-l- ii ' 'ii. 11, situation which must 1..- 1,1,11 Into
4on.ldeyat.on.*- ;■
On netl Monday night th* franchise of Ih* American Improve
ment company will probably be killed by Ih* city count 11. Muny of
Ihe member* voted for th* fraruhl** betaus* they wanted ehe.-iper
ass. snd because the Prattle Lighting company would not mak* any
•urh contesslons.
. Now that . 1,...... r gas will b* sold, nnd within tint next forty
days, these count llinen fe-»l that there Is no good reason for allow
ing th* new company to entry the field, ■ --1 ■- . i .11 ■>- since It will not be
able to sell dollar l gas for nearly two ytar* to com*, and be*ld*a It
■wilt obviate th* palpable nuts-inc of having ihe city street* torn up
In on* section nf Hi* city or tnotlier practically oil th* llm*.
Thes-i couiirltmen have been convinced tli»l Mr. <ilis»'a rompany
ha* made tt* offer of cheaper g_| in absolute good fallh, and It t»
highly probable thut the ricv sas frnnchlsit *v||i b* defeated by tt
unanimous vole, •',,
The present rate rhar.ed by tj,e HcatUi- Lighting compnny Is It II
per thousand f"el,.vvith a 10 per cent rebnle If tbe bill* are paid be
fore the 10th of th* following month.
IT ALSO PROMISES TO MAKE
810 EXTENSIONS IN SERVICE
DURING THE COMING YEAR
It ass through the . ff...t. or Mr.
J. VV. rilse, president of tb* B*
*ttte lighting Company, thst lb*
.■•twins of this city will tie- sup
plied with dollar _*» after August
I. Mr Cllse ha. as. met I lb* Htar
tn the .Irons-*! |-osslbl* tans* that
Ih* price will never be raised above
thst ii -it-, so lons a* bit ...mt-rv
remains undisturbed In th* flsld.
WKj ** "Tl £ ______W__\ * _A I i _f _i
The Seattle Star
SEATTLE, WABHINQTON.WEDNEBDAY, JUNE ■••. 1904
TIIK NOME USER tiltKi.iiN WHICH tIIMIVKIt FROM TUB 'NORTH THIS MOHMNti THE
HBW ft TUB FLEET TO MAKE THE ROI'NII TRU* THM MEAHON.'
PORTLAND FAST
i nil nil
i U I I LllllU I fIU I
II liil ill l^ 7 ■ 111111/
IN THE ICE PACK
II 1 111 liii i nui\
■ S «*•.■..»■ ■ *■■■ ■ *amT BBBt - I II ~_# I 1
STEAMER OREGON ARRIVING PROM NOME THIS MORNING RE*
PORTS SISTER VESSEL. WITH 200 PERSONS ABOARD SIX
DAYS OVERDUE AT NORTHERN METROPOLIS ON JUNE IS—
CRAVE FEARS FOR HER SAFETY—OTHERS OP FLEET SAFE
Caught bard sod fast In the U*r*
tog **a Ir* pack, TOO p*tt».*). pas
senger* and new Bt th* Alsska
fu-uaii'!- Sbl company's steamship
Port-sail, ar* being bora* north
ward Into th* Ar-tl. sr. I tie
Not** liner t>te(i,u .rutin, tbls
morning, report* tb.. the Portland
was more than alt days overdue al
Mo*** wit** the left, anil Ik* pre
sumption 1* that Ihe unlucky liner
has, for * third time. b*rn rangbt tn
th* Ire floss while lit,i, 1,, mak*
the Arctic metropolis ahead ot all
m fop mm
ALLEGED HARRIMAN AGENT OFFER. .4100.000 FOR A,BLOCK OP
STETSON MILL COMP ANY'S TIDE LANDS
Th* flurry In Heattle tide lands
RtlU tt,Mil,tus Agents of E. 11.
Harriman sre still In the !,• 1 1 and
they sr* rontlnulng tbelr purchases
as fast as sales rsn be made, lut.
1 and . In blot i 31 were recently se
cured* by J. K. Woodward, wbu Is
stipposetl to be the t'nlon I'ji.ti.
ri-prr-*etitatlve. The consideration
it said to hate been t'M.'*M flit both
lots,
U. fl. Miller of this iltv has been
negotiating fur the vsrant block Ite
longing to th* Htit.nn I'nst Mill
itimpsny, between First aventt*
south and lt.iiliii.nl sventie. King
and Weller strets. Tbls property l*
In th* railroad section and desirably
located for termtnsls. Mr. Miller
npenly sssert* thst he la not buy
ing the property for himself, but
has a purchaser for It who Is willing
to put up a good sum.
Mr Miller Is sitld to have mad*
sn Offer of 9000,000 for the piopertx,
but the lumber rompsuy would not
sell for tbst. Tlie price plai ed on
thn property by the lumber com
pany Is IV.".'")'*, and Mr. Miller
saked for ten days' option on the
property. He visa Informed that Hie
company was not sntlott* to sell
snd aid not desire to give -ti op
tion to anyone, but If a buyer ram*
forward and wanted to pay tbe price
.asked. In- could have tin Stock.
It Is believed that Mr. Miller I*
purchasing the property for emit;
iithrr >i**m*rs on lb* firsit **_■__)
voyac*.
Not a stsft* irw.l arriving a
j N*SSs prior to th* drpartar* of lb
j Ors— had ■**>• or heard .njtliln
of th* I't.niaiiti Th* Isttrr I*l
t uhi.il 'ttti* t. fiv* day* btrfor
the ilep.vriuri' of IS* ttisfiw on Jua
U.but Sad an* nothing nt Ih* l ort
1.D.1
In!.-.* tbs Portland «ts dtsaM~i
by s break Id h*r ciai Mm ry. thers
Is so dotibl. the-rrtor*. that tb* tv
i am. i t la tb* lie park **d I* ba-
In* '.rilei by Ihe Arrtlr rarrrnt
thnii.il I'e-io. strait* aad lntti th*
one Interested In the • i.-i-..1 en*
trance of tb* Harriman lines Into
Heattle. Tb* property Is located In
th* heart of the !niaine«* and manu
facturing part of the • it i and desir
able to a railroad for terminate. Mr.
Mliler will not tell who lb* pro*
pecttv* purchaser I*, but asserts
that ther* is no doubt about tb*
money necessary to buy the land.
Several parties sre ' quietly at
wntk among the tide land property
owners, and mmt morn transfers
are expected to be made, licfore the;
week ends. The purchaser* «re et-|
in tin It silent aa to the use to ahlrh
they all) put tbe property and sre
covering their actions su that th*
least possible knowledge of their
plana rnn tm obtained by tbe own
ers of adjoining property.
II tirliiiiiiiH ngrnta In Portland
and Han Frantisco deny sny knowl
edge of the sctloti of the agents of
the i .iilt ne.l magnate In Kent tie. but
they will not aay that the move la
not one of Mr. llarrlman's. AM sre
willing to say that Mr. Harriman
would Ilk* to **.■! Into Heatlle and
Hint he will com* here sometime.
While they sn* not In « position
lo confirm the statement that Ihe
railroad manipulator la preparing
for bis mm •• on Seattle, they will
not deny but aurli la the case. In
the absence "i v flat denial, rati* (
i..i.1 officials in this city believe
tint! Mr. Harriman I* behind tin '
recent buyer* of tide land property
nnd ultimately It will ull be lt.in:t
ferred to blm.
$150,000 IN EXTENSIONS WITHIN A YEAR
Mil: PRICE OF GAS WILL NEVER BE RAISED
THE CITY'S STREETS Will. NOT BE TORN UP
I Arctic sea.
A clr. -stall., that makes tbls
likely la that the Ice park was
, heavier this year than It has been
known t.i t-e for tear*, and a vessel
cm-* caught In It would be akso
luttly hi Iples*. St. far ss t-tllttg out
km war own efforts would be roa
eerbed.
Th* Portland t* under command
I Of Captain Hays, who la said not to
.have bad *o much etperieae* is Iter
: las' **a navigation a* some other
: eeaanders of th* Nome fleet She
t left Ran Francisco for th* northern
. port Mai 71 ill, arriving st In*
- taaka, left thai pott Ib company
with tb* Corwln June I. ike Alaska
1 Cosimcrvial rompany* ttraru»hlp
HI Paul l-fl Han Prsat is.« Jus* 2
for Nome, bat ah* 1* also unreport-
I•d * Tbe Oregon reached Noma
Ins* It, threes day* later than the
• Corals.
STRIKE
CONCRETE LAYERS SAY EAR
BBR ASPHALT COMPANY CUT
THEIR WAGES.
Atnuit fifty concrete worker* In
Hi* employ of the Ilarber Asphalt
Ctmipsny, which has the contracts
for. let In,- pavement on Harvard,
licit l«.tun and li. 1). vi, -.t avenues.
• *nt on strike yesterday slternoon,
claiming that the ..., l-.i.tt trust art
,ed In bsd faith win n It assured
i tbet* of a raise In wage* a few
; week* IM
An untiim to the statements of
half a dozen of the men and they all
agreed In every particular, the trust
war, paying tbem two dollars .1 aay
for ten hours* work. The men say
that; two weeks ago tbey asked fur
".'., tents an hour for an sight*
hour: day. or tI.KO a day, and that
th* iiiiup.ii') agreed t.i till* arrange*
tm lit. >
Yesterday was pay day ami when
the.'men got ttielr envelopes they
all found that the company bad al
Im' "il A^ 1 only £0 cents per hour
or fl.fi'il WßT> Tbey went to Fore
man !.ln~Hi anil asked him vi li v
I ti.'ir wss- had licteii cut, and he
iiif'H nn .1 litem that he bad nothing
In do Willi the matter of fixing
their wages.
lit. men secured no_ aatlsfaiilon
from Lincoln anil tiny'at once quit
work.
The men i lalm Unit 11. company
has not given tlnm w nk eicry day,
hut that each nun would be allow-
REPUBLICANS ADOPT PLATFORM
••■I sorb for only four or five days
a week and that tbe work waa bring
uiiiii-i t--ji lit delayed ..I, that a.
roti tit.
Manager Fred T. Khcrman, of tin
Itail.i i Asphalt Company, aald tills
afternoon that th* men had ma.l'
no ilalms for higher aagea to the
romt-sny snd that tbe tlm* had
tiers reduced from ten to eight
hours simply to comply with a lie*
atate labor taw.
"VV* were paylug the men from
So to ..**- tents sn hour," Mr, Kher*
man ssld. "srrordlng to tbe nature
of th* work Ibey did. and the
i-ompany tould not afford tn pay
tie-in any more. Th* men told me
when Ibey quit work that tbey
could not make * living st ''•• cent*
an hour and that If we could not
pat '111 Sill tlm. that they would
hsv* to Si vi.. emploi nn lit else
where The men sre nut working
todsy snd *c hsv* not turn BBS*
to secure new men In their plsies,"
BITTEN BY DOG
Tom links ltd who la employed
as bsrtt-ader In hi First Avenue
hotel, ss- t.-iitilt bitten* In the
right leg and breast by a Mala
mute dog thla morning, lies kwltb's
teg and breast wer* terribly lacer
ated by tbe fangs of the brute,
who h alts. k*ti him without warn-
Ing aa He. twit* in attempting to
feed blm. tlnkwlth bad purchased
Ihe dog * few days SCO from *|
miner who srrivett In tbls city on
th. steamer Humboldt last week.
STRUCK MINES
TWO RUSSIAN DESTROYERS AND A STEAMER BLOWN UP AT
ENTRANCE OF PORT ARTHUR HARBOR
City *«-r!r*» N*w* A** a 1
TOKIO. Jun* Z2.—Th* ,-,« of a Junk which left Port Arthur
several days ago and wbl. li was captured by the Japanese, report that
two Unas'. destroyers and tb* steamer Bhlntaltlng struck mines at
the entrance i.' the Port Arthur harbor and were destroyed. One
hundred and foiiy Russians were killed.
TOKIO. Jun* 5..-l"Btll th. a i rival of Marshal Orat-ia at Taku
Shan no srrlnua advance* will be me by tbe Japanese forces In
Mani-huria Thla i. necessary because of Hen. tirnpatkln'a concen
trsUon st I. lan Van. Gen. Kurokl baa I-.. ordered to modify 1, -
plans, snd Instead of marching northward, be mil reinforce- Gen
erals Nodtu and Oku.
COLLISION ON
INTERURBAN
PASSENGER TRAIN FROM SE ATTLE DASHED INTO OPEN
SWITCH AT O'BRIEN LAST NIGHT AND DEMOLISHED
FREIGHT CAR AIR BRAKES SAVED LIFE AND LIMB.
The most serious collision In tbt
history of the Scattle-Tscoma Inter
urban electric railroad occurred at
O'llrlen. 11 mil. . south of thla rity.
last night. The passenger train
which left Seattle at ■ o'clock ran
Into an open twitch, while going at
■ speed of at least 2*i miles au hour,
and dashed Into a loaded freight rar,
completely demolishing It and
wrecking the front end of tin- for
ward passenger roach.
Hi his coptnsos the motorman of
the passenger train prstonted loss
of life. He threw on the .ill brakes
vi lien lie saw the open an Itch, then
hardly fit) feet away, mi. checked
the speed of hii ti. very mate
rially. Then lie saved himself. i lll
men on the freight cur saved Hull
own Uvea by Jumping.
The fin ii in,| passenger car, the
smoki . l.'. Mit il on top of Un freight
car, ciiittlilng It Into kindling wood.
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I THE ONLY PAPER IN SEATTLI :
j| THAT DARES TO PRINT THE NEWS j
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VOL. 6. NO. it,
LEADERS SCRAP OVER HA- WAIIAN DELEGATION AND
THEN ADJOURN UNTIL TO- MORROW
rillt'AtlO. Jun* .*.—The- second
day uf lb* republican national con
vent lon i.| .111.1 bright and i no!. lon.
■ it. il. r th* fart that ther* Is no
great flgbl, im strife over either can
didate* or platform, no uncertainty
over the result*, ll la remarkable
that the il.ir_.te. hsv* been abl* to
develop a* mm h enthuslaam a* that
demonstrated yestrrday snd tod.,-,
snd the t.| titiiiiti. ri|.ii,..,.i,i are
of ermine qi—illty, n-i iliit . no dap
trsp devli es to devetop il • •■•
The diMira of tb* convention hall
•terr iiprnrtl at 11. Half an hour lat
er not more than I* delegate. »pre
on -the floor. Many |r_d*-r* sere
t-lrgSgrd ». members of varlctus i tnn*
inllt»e», on platform, credentials, etc.
i i.t,...,'iri,t r) th* Ist* starting for
the hall.
'The galleiies filled slots ly. A
t.i i,- oil i. .i.itir * of ltooss-vrltsn.il.
Ed t.ii th* . '-i.t • iiii.ii from th* plat
form. ahll» * hu*e tM>|uet of Ameri
can brautle* graced Ihe presiding
officer's desk.
He nat or Allison was th* first
prominent an ml to receive recog
nition. There acre s few other de
monstrations as th* big men ttho
„.. tn.l lb* party potliies tn tbe tarv •
irsl states i- -• t.t.i 5 ttl and sought
their B.etß
Si tors In-new and I'latt walk
ing nun In •no In tb* renter aisle.
re.elt.il perhaps the must msrked
greet ii* When "Next Vice Presi
dent** Fairbanks, as tie i. already
being < I led by many delegates,
came In at one of th* aid* entrances
snd remained standing almost on
end, leaving the passetiKers clinging
to-their seats for auppott. Many of
tbe .iB-iengel'B were asleep and were
totally tiiiini p.-iit-ii for -„. shoal
Consequently some were bruised ami
scratched, lint no bones were broken.
About .... men were in the
smoking car In front, while the rear
car win pretty well filled v. ,i wo
men ami children., The rear car
kept to the track and was not dam
sged.
The blame for the srlrde-nt has
not yet been fixed. The station
agent at Oilrlcu la positive that he
turueil the switch after lie ran the
freight car down on till tpitr.
llf train ran '.II enough onto
the spur Sit that It did not obstruct
the track. ill' rrnr I ill was at
tached to the train leaving Scuttle
at 10:10 o'clock and the psißSlHtlfl
of the wrecked train wtre taken to
i Tacoms.
_5 CENTB~FER MONTH
I shortly sfter noon, the entire l-u-t
of delegate* assembled arose as cmrt
man. cheering lustily. The Indiana
' statesman was kept busy umlllriir,
bowing and ahaklng hauda on bl*.
way to his b.-„i at tbe left side of
the speaker'a platform. {
Th* noon hour found the nmven-
Hon in great confusion, Helegslea
| crowded the aisles, exchanging com*
, pllmeots with friends.
The entrance of the Alaskan dele
gation at 12:10. V.it!, their totem
poles crowned with lug white eagle*.
, attracted attention.
Tbe band up In tbe gallery played
various selections, and when Vmer-
I lea" wa* start«d. ths crowd cheered,
and everybody In tbe bail arose and
remained standing until tb* band
concluded. Iloth Temporary Chtlr
i man Root and Permanent Chairman
Cannon were promptly on time and
ready for buaineaa. but still ihe ,I*l
-| egates .';.' coming in There was a
Uf" li lsrger attendant in the gal
lertet today than yesterday, th*
seating capacity being tested.
Tb* tonvrntlon was called to or-,
der by Temporary Chairman Root
at !.:_*. p. v.
At !-''•'. ii m Senator McCoraas,
. haitn.an of the i-nmmltte* on tre
' driitisls. reporied that the .iiai--.it
jtee unanimously concurs In th* ae.
j tlon of th* national committee la
j seating the Prtooaer delegstion from
Wisconsin. The reinvention adopt
ed the report of Ihe committee on
cred entlals.
At 1. IT p. m the report on per
manent ortrsntzatlon wa* made,
naming Joseph '. Cannon, of Illi
nois, ss permanent chairman.
At 1:01 or lot k tbe report of th*
committee on permanent organ
tion was adopted by the convention.
Chairman Joseph 0. Cannon then
tool*, the chair iniHf great s*~
plsuse. He then addressed tbe con
vention on the party and Its bene*
fits. The speaker said lb* pule*
lican party »it born with th* de
claration tbat slsvery should ' ta*
neither se,iional nor local and that
j freedom **■ national It had *ve> ,
; been th* national party. Its poli
cies benefitting every section and
every man
He then revleaed It* early la
tory and ad van c
"t'nder the revenue policies of
(Washington -ml Lincoln," said he.
i"VVe hste come first In manufac
tures. More than a third of all th*
manufactured product of the whole
earth Is produced by American cap-
Its! snd labor, which works shorter*
t hours than sny people on earth, Slid
hs* more steady employment thsn
any other people on earth a I <1 oVt
the sverage ret elrcs, conservatively,
atated, one and three-foiirths dol
lars compensation, where similar*
lalmr elsewhere receives but one
dollar.
"Our manufactured products ar*
grenier than the manufactured pro
ducts of the people of Kngland,
lOermsny snd Franc* combined, and
this product la substantially con
sumed by our oan people, ii find
! ing a mark el within the border*
of the republic, although our ex
ports of manufactured products ar*
rapidly fcmwlng. last tear the*
were over four hundred million*. -.**•
Sr* pc*r cent of our total exports.
If we did not sell a particle ■■', out.
Immense prodttc t outside of our own
border* ac would .till have th*
best market of ant people on earth.
"We. are now ths greatest export-
Ing nation on esrth. tt Is absolutev
Iv necessary that we should see) to
It that we continue In that policy,
which enables ti* to dominate In
our own market* and to continue*
the present and the growing wag*
to our own people.
"Free trade theories would mean
certain death to American manu
factures nnd labor."
Cannon spoke for an hour, arous
ing th* delegates to enthusiast!*
[demonstrations, nnd when he had*
I concluded, Illiighiim of rcnnsyl-
I vanta presented the report of the
I committee on rules.
I At 2;_. p. tn. s motion wan mad*
to give Hun. delegation six:
j votes. Instead of two, li rained a
spirited debute, In Mill, Senators
Fcirakcr, Hopkins nnd Babcock of
; Wisconsin took part, t'ncl* Jo*
Cannon had lent his aid to the op.
Contlnued on I'sge Beveit. ~~~'

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