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ESTIMATE OF RECEIPTS FOR 1009
1910 INDICATE THERE WILL BE
Missouri's Annual Expenses Less
Than Half Those of City of
St. Louis Recount Is
.7fcrson City. The few nu'inbcrs
of the Bcnorul assembly left in Jeffer
son City (lining the election recount
discuss the difficulties that will have
to be met in providing money for sip
proprintions for the next tvo ycurs.
According to the Btsitement of V.
Wilder, rotirins atatc Jiuditor, there
will he more holes to till than there
are pegs to go around. Wilder's last
report shows the estimated receipts
for 1909 and 1910 are $8,7S2,00n. while
the estimated expenditures are $11,
1G1.S22.93. Where all of this money is to come
fiom will have to he worked out by
the appropriations committee as soon
as It can he named by Speaker Speer.
In working out the problem the com
mittee will have the advice of Gov.
Hadley. In his inauguinl address the
new governor recited the fact that the
appropriations two years ago exceeded
the revenue by 51.1S7.254.2-1, while the
report of the state auditor shows that
the receipts for the two years closing
just as ho retired from office were
It is probable that some of the
money will be raised through an in
crease in assessments to be made by
the state hoard of equalization after
that body meets. The first session "of
the new hoard will he held on the
third Monday in February.
It is a good thing for the legislators
that they have not the same budget to
meet that the municipal government
of St. Louis has to show annually.
Naturally municipal government is
much more expensive than u state gov
ernment, but there are but few MIs
sourians that know the expenses of
the St. Louis government every year
are greater by $2,000,000 than the en
tire cost for running the Missouri
Governmental wheels for two years.
The annual report of Comptroller
James V. Player for the fiscal year
ending April 13, lflOS, shows thu taxes
received and distributed by St. Louis
for that year alone were $10,518,70.99.
Cut one of the reasons given for the
larger budget in proportion to the
number of inhabitants served is the
size of salaries paid to employes. For
Instance, the state pays its auditor and
treasurer only ?I!000 annually, while
the treasurer and comptroller of St.
Louis- get $3000 each, and the city
GMELICH IS 1G0 AHEAD.
Recount, Complete in 15 Wards, Gives
Republican This Net Gain.
St. Louis, Mo, The joint investi
gating committee of the legisla
ture resumed the recount of the vote
on lieutenant-governor Friday at 9
a. in., with the Sixteenth ward, Ohio
Itch having at that time a lead of 100
over Painter, his rA'mocratle oppo
nent. In the 15 wards completed up
to that hour the Republican candi
date had made a total gain of 1101, and
the Democratic candidate of 141.
The first serious disagreement In
the committee over the recount arose
in the canvass of the vote of the
eighteenth precinct of the Twelfth
ward and in the tenth precinct of the
Fourteenth ward. The dispute re
lates to thu legality of IS!! ballots in
these two precincts the Initials of the
judges on tho Lacks of the ballots dif
fering from the Initials of the Judges
who signed the poll books. In tho
eighteen products of the Twelfth
ward, Guty I'ullen, whose Initials ap
pear on many ballots, was taken ill
at noon on election day and his place
supplied by another judge, duly nu
thoilzed, who signed the returns.
In these two precincts tho dis
puted ballots have been laid aside
temporarily until the committee can
agree as to their legality. They may
not be taken up until all tho other
precincts liavo been complied. Tho
ballots in question favor Ginollch
more than Painter and if rejected will
cut down the Republican's lead mate
rially, There is no question of fraud
involved, merely tho technical point
as to which Judge, Pallen or his suc
cessor, can bo said to havo signed
them within the meaning of the law.
STONE ELECTED SENATOR.
Joint Session of Legislature Vote ts
Retain Him at Washington,
Jefferson City. William Joel Stone
was Wednesday re-elected Senator at
the joint session of the ncnate and
The vote was 91 for Stone and SI
for John C. MeKlnlcy, llepubllcan, a
strict. party vote of the two houses.
Kvory pair In the two houses was
dissolved for the-occasion.
Lieut. Gov. McKinley announced the
vote and "therefore declared William
J. Stone elected United States senator
This was greeted with cheers, and
Senators Humphrey and Gardner and
Henresentutlve Johnson of Vermont
were named as a committee to escort
Stone to the platform.
lly 11 o'clock the house of represen
tatives was well niled with visitors.
Although the crowd was not near as
large as when Gov. Hadley was Inaug
urated, as many women were on hand.
The women crowded the galleries re
served for members, and chair were
placed among the scats of the mem
bers. Mrs. Stone, wife of Senator Stone:
Mrs. Kimbrough Stone, daughter-in-law
of the senator, and his daughter,
Miss Mabel, occupied seats in the bal
cony. During the morning Kimbrough
Stone and the senator's secretary, W.
It. Hollister, wore among the mem
bers to see that none of them were
Shortly before the two houses met
in separate sessions the Democrats of
both bodies hold a caucus to count
noses. Every Democrat was account
Senator Stone was so sur there
would bo no break in the Democratic
forces that he did not ask Represosita
tive Allen of Kansas City to make the
tiip to Jefferson City to vote.
The house met at 11: "0, and shortly
afterward received a resolution from
the senate asking for a joint session.
To this the house agreed. A call of
the roll showed Allen was the only
The harmonious proceedings were
In entire accord with what has been
claimed by the Stone forces since the
members began assembling at the
.Tefferson City, Mo. Senator
lang of Jasper county has
covered that the initiative feature of
the Initiative and referendum amend
ment to tlie state constitution adopted
nl the last election fixes no minimum
for initiating legislation. That section
of the amendment reads a maximum
c.f S per cent to tho voters, properly
distributed, is all that is required to
compel the legislature to submit any
matter to the people for their adoption
or rejection. No minimum is lixed,
ami it Is held that twelve signers to
a petition, each one living in a dif
ferent congressional district, would bo
sufficient to initiate legislation.
K. of P. War.ts New Lav.
Two more entries are In the lobby
hook kept by the Secretary of State.
Tuesday morning Jno. 11. Holmes of St.
Louis, and Hen W. Dal.ell, representa
tives of the Knights of Pythias, regis
tered as Nos. II and 10. They set forth
Ihelr business here with the lawmak
ers as being to get an amendment to
the fraternal laws under which the or
der may do fraternal insurance busi
ness. Rules Committee Comes First,
Immediately after the lieutenant
governorship count is finished, Speak
er Speer will name the committee on
rules. This committee will change the
present rules in order to increase the
membership of several committees
from 11 to 15, among them being the
judiciary committee. After the rules
are changed the speaker will an
nounce the other committees.
Souvenir For Gov. Hadley.
Jefferson City, Mo. The brass cas
ings from which tho seventeen sheila
were iircd at the gubernatorial salute
on the occasion of the Hadley Inau
gural havo been made Into a pitcher
nnd presented to tlov, Hadley as a
souvenir. This was the conception of
Adjt. Gen, lUinihold, who had tho
pitcher made. Gov, Hadley appreci
ates the gift very much.
More Aids for Hadley.
Governur Hadley hns nnnounced tho
following additional appointments as
aids on his staff, with the rank of
colonel: Otto Stifel. St Louis; G. W.
Dahlgren, St. bonis; Charles A.
Houts, Webster Groves; Christian
Wolff, Clayton; Harry Mitchell, Ne
vuda; Charles D. lluffum, Louisiana.
Joint Session Is Held.
Although both branches of tho as
sembly met Monday afternoon and a
joint session was held, no business was
transacted save to make the records
show the presenco of a quorum, some
thing that could not have beer, estab
lished by roll calls.
OF THE CONSERVATION
URGES NEEDED LEGISLATION
Document In a Measure Is a De
fense of the Retiring Administration
Duty of the Present Generation to
Its Descendants Pointed Out Obli
gations of Citizenship Urgent Need
for the Development of the Coun
try's Water Power.
Washington. With tlie transmission of
the report of the national conservation
(-oiiiinisH'.on nml nccoinjiinylnt; papers,
President Hoosovclt nlso bent n message
to conqiess. The following Is a com
prehensive nynopls ot the document:
Tho president declares his entire con
current o with tho statements and con
clusions of thu report nml proceeds:
"It Is one of tho most fundamentally
Important documents ever laid before tho
American people. It contains the first In
ventory ot Its natural resources ever
mud.; by nny nation. In condensed form
It presents a ntutoment of our available
capital In ni.iteriul resources, which nro
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"un iw imu Ldstitutti Lifiiuaiuna uiiuii
which tho perpetuity, safety and wclfaro
of this nation now rest and must always
continue to rest.
"The facts set rorth In this report con
rtltule an imperative call to action. Tho
situation they disclose demands that we.
neglecting for a time, If need bo, smaller
and less vital ciuestlons, shall concentrate
un effective part of our attention upon
the great material foundations of na
tional existence, progress, und prosperity.
"Tho first of all considerations Is the
permanent welfnro of our people; und
true moral welfare, the highest form of
welfare, can not permanently exist save
on n firm nnd lasting foundation of mate
rial well-being. In this respect our situ
ation Is fur from satisfactory. After
every possible nllowanco has been made,
and when every hopeful indication has
been given Its full weight, the facts still
irlvo reason for grave concern. It would
bo unworthy of our history nnd our In
telligence, nnd disastrous to our future,
to shut our eyes to these facts or at
tempt to laugh them out of court. Tho
people should and will rightly demand
that the great fundamental questions
shall be given attention by Ihelr rep
resentatives. I do not advise hasty or 111
coiuideied action on disputed points, but
I do urge, where tl.e facts aro known,
where the public Interest Is clear, that
neither Indifference nnd Inertia, nor ad
verse pi i vale Interests, Bhall be allowed
to Mand In the way of the public good.
"The great basic facts aro already well
.known. Wo know that our population is
now adding about one-llfth to Its numbers
In ten years, and that by the middle of
tho present century perhaps 130.000,000
Anieilcnns. nnd by Its end very many
millions more, must be fed and clothed
from tho products of our soil.
"We know now that our rivers can nnd
r.hould be made to servo our people ef
fectively In tiunsportntlon, but that the
vast expenditures for our waterways
have not resulted In maintaining, much
leps In promoting, Inland navigation.
Therefore, let us tako Immediate steps to
aseettaln tho reasons nnd to prepare and
adopt a compielionslve plan for inl.ind
watcrwny navigation that will result In
giving tho people the benefits for which
they have paid but which they have not
yet received. We know now that our for
ests are fast disappearing, that less than
one-fifth of them nro being conserved,
and that no gocd purpose can be met by
falling to provide the relatively small
sums needed for the protection, u nnd
Improvement of nil forests still owned by
tho government, nnd to enact laws to
check the wasteful destruction of tho for
ests In private hands.
"Wo know now that our mineral re
sources once exhausted aro gono for
ever, and that tho needless waste of
them costs us hundreds of human lives
nnd nearly JOO.OoO.COO n year. Therefore,
let us undertake without delay the In
vestigations necessary before our people
will be in position, through statu action
or otherwise, to put mi end to this hugo
loss and waste, and ronseivo both our
mlnernl resources and thu lives of tho
men who tnko them from tho enrth.
"This administration has achieved
some things; It has nought, but has
not been able, to achieve, others; it
lias doubtless made mistakes; but nil
It has dono or attempted has been in
the single, consistent effort to so
cure and enlarge tho rights and oppor
tunities of the men nnd women of the
United States. Wo are trying to con
serve what Is good In our social sys
tem, nnd we are striving toward this
end when wo endeavor to do away with
what Is bad. Success may bo made too
hard for some If It Is imiiln too easy
for others. The rewards of common
Industry and thrift may bo too small
If tho rewards for others, and on tho
whole less valuable, (iii.illtles. nro
mado too large, nnd especially If tho
rewards for qualities which aro really,
from tho public htandpolnt, undesir
able, nro permitted to become too
large. Our ulm Is so far as possible
to provide, such conditions that there
shall bo equality of opportunity where
there Is equality of energy, fidelity nnd
'intelligence; when there is a reason
able equality of opportunity tho dis
tribution of rewards will take care
"Tho unchecked cxlstenco of monop
oly is Incompatible with equality of
opportunity. Tho reason for tho ex
ercise of government control over great
monopolies Is to equalize opportunity.
Wo are nghtlng ngalnst privilege. It
was mado unlawful for corporations
to contribute money for election ex
pennes In order to nbridgo the power
of cpeclal privilege ut tho polls, nail
road rato control Is on attempt to se
cure an equality of opportunity for all
men nffected by rail transportation;
and that means all of uu. Tho great
anthracite coal strike was sottled, and
the presiilng danger of a coal famine
tvirtcd, because we recognized that
tho control of n public neccssltr ln
volvos a duty to tho people, and that
public Intervention In tho affairs of a
public service corporation Is pxlthcx
to be rcsontea ns usurpation nor per
mitted ns a prlvllcgo by the corpora
tions), but on the contrary to be ac
cepted ns a duty and exercised ns a
rluht by tho government In tho In
terest of nil tho people. Tho cfTl
clency of tho nrmy nnd tho navy has
been Increased so that our people may
follow In pence tho great work of
making this country a better place for
Americans to II vo In, and our navy
was sent round tho world for the name
ultimata purpose. All tho acts taken
by the government during tho Inst
seven years, and all the policies now
being pursued by the Government, Jit
In as parts of n consistent whole.
"Tho enactment of a pure food law
was a recognition of the fact that tho
public welfare outweighs the right to
private gain, nnd that no man may
poison thu people for his private prollt.
The employers' liability bill recog--nlzed
the controlling fact that while
the employer usually htm.nt slalcc no
more than his profit, tho stake of the
employe Is a living for himself and
"We nro building the Panama canal;
nnd this means that wo are engaged
In the giant engineering font ot all
time. We are striving to add In nil
ways to tho habltnblllty nnd beauty of
our country. We arc striving to bold
In the public lands tho remaining
supply of unappropriated coal, for tho
protection and benefit of all tho people.
Wo have taken the first steps toward
the conservation ot our natural ro
souices, nnd tho betterment of coun
try life, and the Improvement of our
waterways. We stand for tho right
of every child to a childhood free from
grinding toll, and to un education; for
tho civic responsibility nml decency
of every citizen; for prudent fore
sight In public matters, and for fair
play In every relation of our national
und economic life. In International
matters wo apply a system of diplo
macy which puts tho obligations of
international morality on n level with
those that govern the actions of an
honest gentleman in dealing with his
fellow-men. Within our own border wo
stand for truth nnd honesty In publio
and in private life; nnd we war atern
ly against wrongdoers of every grade.
All these efforts are Integral parts
of the same attempt, the attempt to
enthrone Justice and righteousness, to
secure freedom of opportunity to all
ot our citizens, now and hereafter, and
to set the ultimate Interest of all of
us abovo the temporary Interest of
any Individual, class, or group.
"The nation. Its government, and Its
resources exist, first of all, for tho
American citizen, whatever his creed,
race, or birthplace, whether he be rich
or poor, educated or Ignorant, pro
vided only that he Is a good citizen,
recognizing his obligations to the na
tion for the lights and opportunities
which he owes to the nation.
"The obligations, und not tho rights,
of citizenship increase In proportion to
tho Increase of n man's wealth or
power. The time Is coming when a
man will be judged, not by what he
has succeeded In getting for himself
from the common store, but by how
well he hns dono his duty as a citizen,
and by what tho ordinary citizen has
gained In freedom of opportunity be
cause of his service for the common
good. The highest value we know Is
that of the individual citizen, and the
highest Justice Is to glvo him fair
pl.iy in tlie effort to realize the best
there Is In him.
'The tasks tills nation has to do
are great tasks. They can only be
done at all by our citizens acting to
gether, and they can be done best of
all by the direct and simple applica
tion of homely common tense. The
application ot common sense to common
problems for the common good, under
the guidance of tho principles upon
which this republic was based, and by
virtue of which it exists, spells per
petuity for tho nation, civil and lndus.
trial liberty for Its citiztns, and
freedom of opportunity In tho pursuit
of happiness for the plain American,
for whom this nation was founded, by
whom It was preserved, nnd through
whom nlone It can bo perpetuated.
I'pon this platform larger than any
party differences, higher than class
prejudice, broader than nny question
of profit and loss there is room for
every American who realizes that the
common good stands llrst."
Accompanying tho message are ex
planations nnd recommendations of
work to bo dono for the future good of
the country. Tlie president says: "It Is
especially Important that the develop
ment of water power should be guard
ed with tho utmost caro both by the
national government nnd by the states
in order to protect the people against
the upgrowth of monopoly and to in
sure to them a fair share In tho bene
fits which will follow tho development
of this great asset which belongs to
the people and should be controlled by
"I urge that provision be made for
both protection and more rapid devel
opment of tho national forests. Other
wise, either the Increasing use of tlieso
forests by the people must bo checked
or their protection against lire must
bo dangerously weakened. If we
compare the netual tiro damage on sim
ilar nreas on private and national for
est Innds during tho past year, the
government llro patrol saved commer
cial timber worth ns much as the
total cost of carlntr for all national
forests at tho present rato for about
"I especially commend to congress
the facts presented by the commis
sion as to tho relation between for
est nnd stream How in Its bearing
upon the Importance of tho forest
lands In national ownership. With
out nn understanding of this ultimate
relation tho conservation of both these
natural resources must largely fall.
"Tho tlmo hns fully arrived for rec
ognizing in the law tho responsibility
to the community, tho state, and tho
nation which rests upon tho private
ownership of prlvato lands. Tho own
ership of forest laud is a public trust.
The man who would handle bis forest
as to causo erosion nnd to Injure
stream How must bo not only educated,
but ho must bo controlled."
In conclusion the president urges
upon congress tho desirability of
maintaining n national commission on
tho conservation of tho "resources of
tho country. Ho adds: "I would also
advise that an appropriation of at
least 50,000 bo made to cover, tho ex
penses ot the national conservation
commission for necessary rent, assist
ance and traveling expenses. This Is
a very small sum. I know of no
other way In which tho appropriation
ot so small a sum would result In no
largo a benefit to tho whole nation."
Mr. Luther Burbank, the plant Wiz
ard of California, has originated a
wonderful now plant which grows any
where, in any soil or climate, and bears
great quantities of luscious berries all
the season. Plants arc grown from
seed, and it takes only three months
to get them in bearing, and they may
bo grown and fruited all summer in
tho garden, or in pots during tho win
ter. It is unquestionably the greatest
Fruit Novelty ever known, and Mr.
Durhank has mado Mr. John Lewis
Chllds, of Floral Park, N. Y., tho in
troducer. He says that Mr. Chllds is
one ot tho largest, best-known, fair
est and most reliable Seedsman In
America. Mr. Childs is advertising
seed of the Wonderberry all over the
world, and offering great inducements
to Agents for taking orders for it.
Tills berry is so line and valuable, and
so easily grown anywhere, that every
body should get it at once.
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