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Supplement Morgan Count Republican, Jan. 16, 1913. Vol. XIII, No. 5.
John (i. WittiMi was home Sunday
to visit with Mrs. Witten, and Mon
day he went mer to Jefferson City to
help celebrate the Democratic vic
tory. Till'. Rr.i'tnn.icw is a little peculiar
in shape, etc.. this issue, hut we are
doing the liest we '-an. anil hope to
he able to start Kelt), with a new pa
per, and ever) tiling right. (Jive us a
Uo you suppose C. II. Mason is
cray? Yon see his ad ? Well, tins
i what he had written at the bottom,
'Haven't tune to write this week,
getting ready to build pustofliee."
We had heard ot th.it new postoflicc
liuiliting. hut supposed it was a new
supply of C. II gas. Had hoped
hat our Heinucratic friends would
have went for Congressman Shackle
tord lor .i X!i.i,(J00 government Ituild
mg, in order to get our share of that
S.'H)l).000.00(), which Senator Aldrieh
and President Tall say is hemg wast
ed by ("ongress and the government
ofli i ils, but if I'ncle Sam won't do
the square thing by Versailles, we are
for the home man who will. "I.et'er
go, Ci.ill.ighei, Murphy is dead."
A Republican Row.
The death of Judge Neville last
Saturday 'eft a vacancy in the I'ro
bate Judgeship ot Morgan County
which could be filled by Cov. Ilad
ley, but must be done bv Monday
noon, or else lei it go over lor his
slice essor. (!ov. Major.
trienil ol I. M. Sch.innep's. K.
M N ipier. public administrator,
(anil there mav be something ill that)
g it bis with K. A While, cv-ch.nr-in
in ol the Morgan County Uepubli
. an Coiiunittee. lor Schannep, and
White's 1 11 ll'li nee with ll.nllev was
too iiiih h for the present cotintv com
mittee J. W McClelland, th- logi-
,d and sipiaie deal candidate, having
iii fie the r i c tor tin- ollice in 1010.
and l'i-ing out bv only ;j votes, went
owi l lellersuii Cily with the en
dorse neiil of the t onimttlee. the as
sist. nice ut Representative Kauffiuan
and oilier leffeisiin (,'ity li tends, but
the W hue pull was loo strong, and
lladl'V. iliei promising to not make
,inv appointment unless the parties
got together anil set'led their dillicul
ty, siniplv lied to McClelland, Kauff
man and Irwin, and just before go
ing out ol office appointed I. M.
Schannep as Probate judge ol Moigan
County. The Democrats aiei I, lim
ing that the appointment ol Schannep
is illegal, and are niging the appoint
ment of Judge Thrustoii. As we are
readv to go to press, and nothing def
inite in the case, we will have to hold
the story lor nest week.
Inuujjrur.il Spoech or Gov. Major
Told In Urier.
I am nut a faddist nut a refurniei . lint
seek to build, to construct, to achieve.
Only in lare instances shall I eseiei-e
my constitutional light to veto
At mi lime will I umlei Like tu inllueiiee
or dictate to the legislature what lis
legislative will shall ..
I would rathei leave my impress upon
the eiliie.itiuual interesls nf llie eiunti
than in any utile r wax .
The legislature should piovide an
adequate system nl rm.il ll gh s,honls,
tn the m, linleii nice it which the xt.it
should contribute Us just Mil
Uur.il high seh M,s will hegct ..,
mills, ami ihe two wi heget
eilneatliiiial cllicielicv and a luglitr
standard of citleiishlji.
Teachers should h.ue mute inntiev.
Thete is mi eciiunuiy in empiowng any
thing hut the best talent.
Good roads are the gteal Apni.oi vvavs
over which true progress must uuueh
The legislature should ,tov nle ho.v ami
upiiti what term convicts can he us,,
li, on road win k
The legislature should pmvtde a set i.il
department for the teclaui.ilioii of lands
I rcennimeilil the enactment u a law
priividiiig lor the appointment of an
immigration comniissji. n with an as
sistant to aihettise Mtss i, m's rcsotircis
and aih. 'tillages
No more tases should he collected
fliilll the people lll.iu me l'nvv,.in to
cllicielitlv ; i 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 s t , . , I),,. ,,.ni- ol Ihe
I sllggssl u eVsnll to s, (MIC tllr
assessment ol millions ol dol l.us o j ei
sonal propeitv nov escaping taxation
A higher 't oidard of ellieieiiev must
he estalilshed in our i leemnsyuary insti
llltioUstotlieeiidlli.il Ihe iuiu,,les may
lie properly Heated and leceHc mine
There should lie ereati d ac ollice
known as lueiheal snpcrv isot foi ihe
hospitals f or the insane
Theie should he reforms in cain g dti
mid piotcc.ting the deendeiits in cilv
and comity institutions and mine hu
mane considerations required lo he
thetn accorded hy law .
A public service eotumissioii is one ol
the necessities of the houi. reeoimueiul
the passage of a law to this end
I'renied finance and blue sky speeu
latiou will he driven from the State.
A measure is needed to simplify court
1 procedure and bring about a more rapid
! termination of litigation. The costs
j should lie reduced. Action should be
' taken even to changing the constitution.
I believe cities can he heller governed
bv men of their own selection, rather
than bv repicsenlathes selected by an
aiithonty Iriim uilhout the cities.
I believe III the doctrine of local sell
government The enactment of home
rule legislation is ,i subject I'm tile
legist, itmc alone.
To Ics-eu trusts certain phases of the
penallv provisions u the law should lie
amenilid so ,is elfeetively to reach and
i-i i in t .i 1 1 punish individuals who, trout
without the state, coiiltol corporations
williiii. 1 reei i in mend sueit anietiilmeuis
I leciitnnieiid that this legislatme
appoint a committee to investigate the
poliev .-mil labors of the iiisiii.mcc de
p.ntmciil under the new law.
e must use economy, but ive should
not s,u rifn e clTicieucv nuielv loi the
s.lkt ot liotl'iluv.
I lie laws of the le tisi.iture should he
liuparliallv eufiucid and wheie an
olllieial retlises to act lie should he ie
moved from otl'n c- Kansas City I'osl
Hadley Was An Accident.
Ilerbeit ll.idley, considering his
age. is a -n, in ol pre-eminent ability,
but his Kansas environment and
tuition titled him to become the kind
ot public i in he is an oppm tunist ol
the first magnitude.
He has the faculty of using good
men under the guise of friendship to
fnrthei his personal ambitions and
he turthers their ambitions wherevei
the return is as great as the standard
oil or other monopolies esacl lor then
lie is trained in the art ol political
(lupin it y and is a past master in the
use ol ambiguous pledges and prom
ises, wlin h he keeps or peiloims un
der the interpretation that he himsell
places upon them under the dictates
of an elastic political conscience.
Mr. Il.idlcy's political futtiie is n m
being widclv djsi usscd. No two oi
his friends can agree upon what his
polllli al Inline will be, lull a is om
experi'-nce. gained from a long
familial it v and tnanv Irieiulships with
gre'at men. that no truly gieat man
ever sin i ceded as a result ot such
indirect, unstable and deceptive
methods as those cmplovcd bv llei
I laving wobbled pitialtlv while in
ollice. Mi. Iladlcy now wobble, mit
ol ollice (or all time in Missotm.
It is i sad but deserved late lor i
voting man nl mm h mental brilliance.
St Louis Si, ii.
The laboratory is to be established i
in Armour -(:..'s local poultry and I Urga 11 rOT OfllC