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SUNDAY JUNE 29 1902 1902Black I902Black
Black for National Commander CommanderThe CommamlcrI CommamlcrThe I
The Democratic party a9 a party is not notopposed notopposed
opposed to a just execution and liberal con construction con construction
struction of the pension laws and the pay payment payrnent
ment of aU just and legal pension claim claimsThe claimThe
The Democratic party believes that the thepeusion thepension
pension laws should be liberally construed construedin
in accordance with the requirements of law lawThis lawThis
This is the construction universally con conceded conceded
ceded by all judges as the proper and legal legalway legalway
way to construe the pension laws and all allbeneficial allbeneficial
beneficial laws Whenever a newspaper newspaperas
as the NatioNal Tribune is doing insists insiststhat insiststhat
that beneficial laws those giving purelya purelyabepefit purely a abenefit
benefit to a class of citizens are to be con constrned cond
strned as the laws of Kanl Kansas or other state statelaws statelaws
laws beware of the Greeks bearing gifts giftsThe giftsThe
The civil laws of states are to be construed construedmoat
moat strongly again8t the party rty claiming or ordemandin ordemanding
demandin demanding a remedy against his neighbor neighborbut neighborbut
but not IIO with criminal laws ws of a state stateTbe statep
p The latter are to be construed mOt favor favorably favorably
ably towards the a accused < < used and he is to be begivea begiven
given the benefit of every teuoRble doubt doubtthat doubtthat
that arises out of the evidence or out of the tbeconstruction theconstruction
construction of the law He i is to be pre presumed re resumed
sumed innocent until proved guilty The ThellW5 Thelays
lays are to be construed most strongly in inhis inhis
his favor This same rule of reasonable reasonabledoubt reasonabledoubt
doubt and benefit i is the lawful rule for con eonstrafing i itrnlng
strafing all beneficial laws especially the tbepension thepension
pension laws enacted to Jive benefits to the thesoldiers thesoldiers
soldiers of the republic This fa what the theDemocratic theDemocratic
Democratic party as such favors Cleve Clevelaod Cleveland
land was not with his party prtyA partyA
A movement is now on foot to have ex exPeniom exPension
Pension Commi Commissioner oner J C Black mad madcommanderinchief made madecommanderInchief
commanderinchief at the next G A R Rational RNational
National ational Encampment to be held here In InWa toashington
Wa ashington hin ton this fall fallThe fallThe
The National Tribune of Washington WasllingtonD
D c the Hlfcon selfconstituted ltltuted org organ n sf tbevet tbeveterans the vet veterans
erans but really the organ or the Hanna Hannaan Hannaanti
anti an penRQn syndicate for pulling the wool woolover woolover
over the eyes of the veterans and the thebint thebiggest
biggest lottery plant 011 the American con contiuent con continent
tiuent tinent i5 now booming Black for the next l1eJttcoDlIDIIDderiaehlef nextcommaoder
coDlIDIIDderiaehlef commaoder ineblef of the G A Jt on the thegronJld theground
ground that Black made a mo most t ex excelteat excelleut
celteat Commissioner of Pensions The TheGLO TheGtostt
GLO Gtostt 011 fourth aJUllltk and Mth pages of its issues iNuelof issuesof
of Deeember n 2 and 29 19 i9oi < 1 paid its respects re respectI
spectI to the Tribune rri e ae a a turncoat and aadalso andalso
also sUlluuariaed some of Blacks illegal illeralsdtemfl illegalschemes
schemes for rejecting large blocks of claims claimswhich clatmwhicb
which were made to satisfy tiiy Clevelands de demand demends
mends for s1lpDre supureasion loa of the pension laws laws1Ich lawssuch
such 1Ich as engrafting i11egal1fmitations illegal limitations on the thepension thepension
pension Jaws all illegally rejecting asooo asoooclaims 2000 2000claims
claims of veterans because Congre Congress s had hadgranted hadgranted
granted them small speclalactpensons specialact penafons tn tnbridge tobridge
bridge over until the veterans could get gettheir gettheir
their claims allowed by the bureau Cleve Clevelands Clevelands
lands next administration sanctioned Hare Harsneons Harerilons
rilons administration minlst tion In overruling those thosetinawful thosednlawful
tinawful schemes and Inseopening In reopening those tboei11etal thoseillegal
illegal rejections rejectionsThe rejectionsThe
The GLOBE can heartlf beartiry indorse Blacks Blackecandidacy Blackscandidacy
candidacy for commanderlnehief commander in ehief but on onall onan
all entirely eatirl different ground from the above aboveThe aboveThe
The GLOBEwoald Gwsg would notstu1tlfyltHlf not stultify itself by such sllehfalle suchfalse
false statements a the Triba Trihlfe > re utters uttersabovefer uttersabove
abovefer above for Democrats remember the words wordsneed wordsused
need hi the canvas In J zags 92 when so bard bardt1e bardpressed
pressed t1e ed ill iryh trying to assuage the vetera veterads veteradsfears l lfearl
fears that Ct Cleveland veJad would precipitate predpitataBlack precipitateBlack
Black upon them again Ia If reelected es esPresident 1 1Prnldeat
President You remeDeI the word No Nodeaening Nodeserving
deserving veteran Jlee need fear rnrThe fearThe
The GLOB Gtongwould woulel blue Ita Indor indorsement indorsementof ement ementof
of Black Blacks candidacy for eommaaderll1 eommaaderll1chief i ichief
chief oa the propositions and recommends recommendRtions recommendslions
lions to the veteran made in in its last issue issueJune Hue HueJune
June 21 B1eet Ied Black to give the Republl Republlcan
can Member of Congre Congress now holding of ofAce offiee
Ace a taste of what is hi store for them at atthe atthe
the November elections Turn the rascals rasen1sout rascalsout
out even by knowingly putting in another anotherknown anotherknown
known and proved antipensiol anti pension shark Let Letthis Letthis
this platform be carried out literallyChange literally literallyChange
Change the political majority in Congress CongreHand Congressand
and In all offices in the Government and inthe in intl1e
the C A Rt R from year to year until this thisbold thisbold
bold and criminal operation of suppressing suppre6ingthe
the pension laws is stopped It wmsoon wmsoonceaae will soon sooncease
cease to be popular in the administration to tolibel tolibel
libel the veteran and illegally suppress the tbepension thepension
pension laws The election of Black ryill ryillmatch iI1 iI1match
match President Rooseve1te threat to promote pro promote
mote Evans and to order the new Commie CommieslOller Commlasioner
slOller Ware to continue Evans fraudulentcourse fraudulent fraudulentcourse
course and schemes against the veterans vderassand veteransand
and the pension laws The cry of stop stopthief stopthief
thief will lOon cease in the administration administrationand
and the halls of Congress The election of ofBlack ofBlack
Black will emphasize the determination to to1Ietit tosubstitute
substitute 1Ietit te one bold a21tlpension anti pension bandit for foranether foranother
another of a dlffere different t politics year after after1ar afteryear
year and Congress after Conrr Congress until the tbetable thetables
tables table are turned and tile supremacy of law lawfa lawis
fa established eftabllshedEdward
establishedAlward soil
Edward VII and His Record RecordTllc RecordThe
The only nation and the only people In Inthe inthe
the world presenting a truthful front In In1Wwardl inEdwards
Edwards proposed coronation and the d dasOI din dinasjtoas
asjtoas asOI ending of the Mme il Ireland and andthe andthe
the Irfab There fa i sot a nation iu Europe BurejleAia EuropeAsia
Asia Africa or America bat what eurdiaJly eurdiaJlybates eurdiallybates
bates Bogland and the British Empire Rug Bnllaad Rugland
land i is without alliances among the white whiteraeu whiterases
raeu andwas and was f forced rced bv her perfidy and the thehatred thehatred
hatred borne her to eeek as alliance with wftbtile withthe
tile YOIIIoliaR empire of Japan The na natioeal national
tioeal hypoedy of the several nation nationsending I Iseadlul
sending envoys to 0 Edwards prop proposed Hd sere serenatiou ro roJlatiOl1
JlatiOl1 ie but too manliest to each other and aadto andto
to the world at large large But even this lJy lJypooriJ hr hrpeoriep
pooriJ is I Dot 10 d disgusting dng a as the fllltwme fllltwmeeulocie fulsomeeulogies
eulogies of Edward himself indulged in by bya bya
a portion of the American pre press Even our ourOWI1 ourown
own Tuft exceeded the limit of candor
truthaad truth and 1I01l houaty Of cSl Cse we make IlUlkene1tbltf makenelthej
ne1tbltf nile net nor observation if f the aaaat aaaatinr aauseatIng
inr stuff Ok tep in the Star aid el the Eng Enelisbman Englishman
lisbman edited TiIlU TisresWe TiIlUWe
We fcela feel a littJ little re resenttnl eatfulat at u the Post bow bowe however
e ever er for descending t te tae dau cu of such luchaewpapers suchnewspapers
newspapers and eulogi eulogising l1g against the thefacts thefacts
facts of history and his libertie record recordBelwarel recordEdward
Edward VII Ki King g of England EnglandTo BDcJandTo
To paint him as the Posl bud his char character chataster
aster and record il to offend tile Intelligence Inte11ireDceof
of Its readers whatever their sentiments leatiUlcntamay sentimentsmay
may be touching regret or exultation 1iI1tation at the tbemiscarriage themiscarriage
miscarriage of his coronation coronationThere corouationThere
There Is no Prince of Wales in the long loagrecord longrecord
record since the title was conferred on the theheir theheir
heir apparent to the crown the equal of ofItdward ofEdward
Edward VII in profligacy and libertinism libertinlsmFrom libertinismProm
From his teens to his pronounced impotency impotencyhe
he has been not only Prince of Wales but butprince butprince
prince of libertines The records even of ofthe ofthe
the English divorce courts find his name nameamong nameamong
among the lists of corespondents I In the theLady theLady
Lady Jllordaunt divorce case it was said of ofhim ofhim
him that be perjured perjuredhimself himself like hikea a gentle gentleman entle entleman
man The number of women married marriedand marriedand
and single with whom his name has been beenscandalously beenscandalously
scandalously connected would fill I many manycolumns manycolumns
columns of the Post PostAt PollAt
At the time of his celebrated illness there therewas therewas
was a movement among the conservative consfrvativeand conservativeand
and reputable reputableelement element of the people of Eng Bngland England
land to exclude him from the succession succeNionbecause successionbecause
because of his licentiousness Indeed Indeedthere Indeedthere
there were public predictions made that he hehad behad
had kilted monarchy in England and that thatVictoria thatVictoria
Victoria would be the last soverei sovereign n of the theti thetight
ti tight ht little isle In fact Edwards record recordwas recordwas
was cloudy and scandalous up to within a afew afew
few years urs when nature itself put a limit limitto limitto
to his debaucheries Gambling prize prizefichting prizefighting
fighting and horse raclng were the least lealtof leastof
of those vices which scandalied lila lilamother
mother and his countr country the private ex excuse exceases
ceases which laid him on a bed of illness illnessand ilblessaOO
and sapped his strength and vitality saved savedhim ved vedbim
him the CroWD and the succession for after afterhil afterhis
his recovery Ise was JlO longer able to con continue continue
tinue that career of licentiousness which whichelosed whichelosed
elosed so many doors of the nobility tn hi hiface his hisface
face and which wrecked more families than tbanth06e thanthose
those of the hose of Mordaunt for whose wllosefrail whosefrail
frail lady he perjured himself like a agea agentleman
gea gentleman gentlemanAdvice tleman It ItAdvloe
Advice to Commissioner Ware WareBditor Varelldilor
lldilor Su1fdcY Gl Globe GlobeAlthough IH IHAlthot1ih
Although the greatest freak Evans has hasleft hasleft
left the Pension Office still there are many manyleft manyleft
left the chief one probably being dwarf dwarfBTOOks dwarfBrooks
Brooks assist assistant nt chief clerk clerkIt clerkIt
It is well known in the office that he has basno hasno
no use for the old veterans and and shows showsthem showsthem
them no favo favort When Evans came in as asCommiSlioner asCommissioner
Commissioner ii looking about for a clerk clerkof clerkof
of his own caUbre to act as appointment appointmentclerk appointmentclerk
clerk he selected Brooks as such and andtherein andtherein
therein made no mistake In June 1897 1897when 2897when
when it became necessary to select the theone theone
one hundred clerks for discharge in order orderto orderto
to reduce the force under the act making makingappropriation makingappropriation
appropriation for the year 18g8 Brooks was wasauthoriaed wasauthorised
authoriaed to matte out the list for dis discharlre discharge
charge charlreAlthough chargeAlthough
Although the1aw the law distinctly stated tot totveterans thatveterans
veterans their widow and orphans should ahouldnpt shouldnpt
npt be discharged If competent to perform performthe performthe
the dude they were engaged in this freak freakecratcbed freakscratched
scratched the oaiC4t o ca with a fine Jle tooth comb combto combto
to And aeteraas terans to discharge welt knowing kllowlngthat knowingthat
that his actions would meet with Bans Banshearty Evanshearty
hearty approval Their records were care carefuny carefully
fully elami shammed d and they were called on to tostate tostate
state whether they were drawing pensions penlionsaqd pensionsand
and if so how much muchAs muchAs
As a result of the search be fouudno fouudnoveterans fouud uo uoveterans
veterans incompetent butthis fact made no nodifference nodifference
difference with Brooks and a numbr number of ofUsem ofthem
Usem them veterns veterans widows and orphans in the theface theface
face of the law were discharged Among Amongthem Amongthem
them were Capti Captaip Jone Jones Mrs rs Coleman ColemauIH ColemanMiss
Miss IH Rnev Raney and others who were among amongtbe amongthe
the best examiners in thc ofce office The proof proofof proofof
of this is that with the excepton exception of Captain CaptainJones CaptainJones
Jones all were reppointed reappointed to fl fill frst frstVncle first firstvacancies
Vncle vacancies Tbt That Evans led lied when he told toldthe toldthe
the ROtH House commitee committee that he had 10 we in infIOmpeteJlt incompetent
competent c1rk clerks WhO whose sericel services could be bedtpeJlld bedispensed
dtpeJlld dispensed wth with wthot without injury to the ser services c
I vices il proven by the fact that sme some of the thebest thebest
best clerk clerks amonr among them aa MiNot chief chiefof chiefof
of division and membr members of the bard board of ofreiew ofreview
reiew review charged chagedI chargedIf were ireudeel included among the Ii Iichaged die diecharged
I If there had ben been a a pulty penalty for violating violatingthat iolatinl
that lw law btb both B Evans aa IBe and BrGk Brooks wold would be bea
4 wlere where tbe they blng belong Mr Wae Ware cn can make DO DOmutake nomistake
mistake hi bring Brook Brooks ad and r replacing laog lim him himrrfth
rrfth 11 a man who wl was Dot araiel afraid to risk hJ hJ1re his hislife
1re life II in deenH defense of the lai nag Stch Such acion action on onhi onhis
hi his part wi will be appreciated by the veterane veteraneand veterans veteransand
and wl will aure assure them that they wi will receive receJvejUltiee receivejustice
justice at his hald hands Brokl Brooks recommenda recommendatoD recommendations
toD tions for dicharge discharge of veterans their wdows wdowsand widows widowsand
and daughter daughters in vioJaton violation of the lw law makes makeshim
him eualy equally iulty guilty with Evans and il a aiOo agooc
iOo gooc and sufficient cUH cause for his dilcbarje dilcbarjefrom discharge dischargefrom
from the bureau bureauAs bureauAs
As loon as practicable te the Commissioner Commissionershould CommiHionerIhould
should proeed proceed to clean out Evaneism in inthe inthe
the medicl medical diviion division by appointing a new newmedicl newmedical
medicl medical referee and alistnts assistants ad and appoint appoJntas
as such men who can tel tell tht the difference be between between
tween scar scars of gunshot wounds woundsand and thOe those of ofbol ofboils
bol boils
Wishires Wilshires Jlaraane i for Jul July is the thebest thebeet
best number of tht unique publicaton publicatonthat publication publicationthat
that has reached this ofce office for many months montbsI monthsIt
I It appears in a new cover and is its advertising advertisingpatronage advertisingpatronage
patronage shows a steady improvement both botbin bothin
in character and quantity quantityTbe quantityThe
The leding leading artice article Js the editors tret tretment treat treatment
ment of the In
traIt Amercn American plitie polities politiesunder
under the caption of The Trul Trust Ove Over Overshadows
shadows AU Isuu This Is a mo mat t lo logical logicaland iel ieland
and interetn interesting arraignment of the organ organbed organized
bed industres industries of the he countr country for their UI us usurpation
urpation of the functons functions of govermest govermestand government governmentand
and ponts points out the dnger danger to the naton nation from fromthi fromthis
thi this soure source sourceOther
Other interotng interesting feture feature are The TheAmeican TheAmerican
Ameican American Invasion by Richard LeGl LeGl1enne LeGal LeGalBenne
1enne Benne A Tlk Talk on Relgion Religion and and Polte Polities Politiesby
by Charles lergueonj Ferguson The be Significance Significanceof
of the Trust by the edlorj editor Tile An Antnaclte Anthraeite
thraeite tnaclte COi Coal Trust by Walter Welman Welmanaad Wellman Wellmanand
and a large numbr number of shorter arlclel article al all alltimely
tmely timely and l instructive etructv a as wel well as rndhle rndhleTe readable readableThe
Te The spcacle spectacle of Whitelaw Reid standing Itandingarouud standingaround
around in hi bia knee pnt panties waitna waiting for King
Edward to get wel well 10 so that his wel well turned turnedlegs turnedleg
legs leg cn can gac grace the cOTouaton coronation ceremonies ceremoniesis
is pthetc petketicor or amusinl amusing just according to the thepoint thepoint
point of view 1 It would be to too bd bad i if thoe thoeklekrbocker those thoseknickerbockers
klekrbocker knickerbockers wold would get rusty frol from theeffects the theeetl
eetl effects of the Lnd London fog fogHowever fogHowever
However he On can ubbt exhibit them to te the trlly truly
loyl loyal four nKtr undnod when comin coming over the theD thegang
gang D plank at lVYawk rYawk on on Ids return returne returnThe
The e black flag fag Wa was no not raised rjd In Ielanel Ielanelaler Ireland Irelandafter
aler this after time al all The at IUlt least go good Lrd Lord was al witl with the Irih Irihthll Irish Irishthis
To Whih Which a Marred Married Woman WomanHas WomanHas
Has Been Subjected SubjectedA SubjectedAPPEALS
I In Al Open Leter Letter to the District Com ComI CommlsslonorsCale CommisslonorsCalled
misslonorsCalled mlsslonorsCale a Prostitute rostt te In Invled Invited
vled vited to Her Bed Room Accused of oftlulery orAdultery
Adultery tlulery With Vih and Knocked Down DownB DownBy i iIzed
B By O R LuscombeIs LuscombeIs This a dlvl divil divilIzed
Ized Community and Wherein hercl Tlds TldsWomans Tldl j jVoma1s
Womans Husband HnsbandTo
To le Me Dlre District CHmwi Cbxrnrfssionerv CbxrnrfssionervGmrzLu H rl rlGBLBJB
GBLBJB GmrzLu 1nN The manner hi which C R RLuscombe RLuscombe
Luscombe has been encouraged to violate violatethe violatethe
the law and tmmple ther therights hts of his poor poorneighbors poorneighbors
neighbors beneath his feet has shown iseU iseUby itself itselfby
by two brutal assults assaults recenty recently made upon uponthe uponthe
the wrier writer and the very fact that lIe wa was not notarrested notarrested
arrested for two hour hours afer after he made the thelast thelast
last ferocious attack upon me goes to show showhow showhow
how the chief of polce police has his subordinates subordinatesin
in this precitct precinct intimidated bv glin giving a Us Ustening ts tstening
tening to his lying well
ear 1yinl tongue as wel as asby asby
by threats to reorganize the precinct and andtransfer andtransfer
transfer some of the men on account of hi his hiscomplaints
complaint complaints I cn can but feel that you gentle ienUemen gentlemen
men are aJo also In a mesure measure responsible for forthese forthese
these ault assaults on account of encouraging encouragingtbe
the por poor ignorant wretch in deflnty defiantly violatinv violat i
Jnl inv the law lawWel lawWell
Wel Well do you know that the fre fire marshal marshalhas marshalhas
has repored reported that his gaolne gasoline engine en endalgers endangers
dalgers dangers al all the houses around it and jeop jeoparfel jeopardiaes
ardiaes arfel the lves lives of al all who lve live in them themtherefore themtherefore
therefore why do you not insist upon his hiscompliance hilcomplince
complince compliance wih with the relulations regulations under underwhich underwhich
which his prmit permit wal was issued YOI Yon know knowthat knowthat
that Ashfords aarion assertion that be has doe done so sois sois
is false ablutely absolutely false Neverthele Nevertheless you youwin youwink
win wink I at the dirty work goinr going on between betweenhim betweenhim
him and Major Sylvester Sylvesteras as though you hadno had hadno
no respect for the majesty of the law for foryourllves foryourselves
yourllves yourselves or for us poo poor citizens citizenlNow citizensNow
Now why are you dOJg doing this Do you know knowthat knowthat
that the whole District is agog with roslp roslpover gossip gossipover
over the Ul use tat that is being beingmade made of Luscombe Luscombeas
as a poor ignorant dupe in vin vain atempts attempts to tobesmirch tobesmirch
besmirch the character of the man whom whomyou whomyou
you aU know did him good ood service Has Hasthe Hasthe
the thought ever occured to you that in en encourling encouraging
courling couraging him to toscatter scater prnted printed stories re reltng relating
ltng lating to matters in which you have tgured tguredthat figured figuredthat
that you are posing as moral cowards by not notdenying notdenying
denying what what you know to be false by not notshowing notshowing
showing a9 gentemen gentlemen would that instead insteadof Insteadof
of making of him a victim of impositon impositonMr imposition impositionMr
Mr Raymond was faithful and untirng untiring in inurlng inurging
urging consideration 01 his case caseI caseI
I speak of these things plainly gente gentemen gentle gentlemen
men on account of the indignities I have havesuered havesuffered
suered suffered throu through h your weakness weaknes weaknesthat weakness weaknessthat
that is the talk of the town weaknel weakness that thatmake thatmakes
make makes of you lau laughing hing stock for the whole wholeDistrcteakne wholeDistrictweakuess
Distrcteakne Districtweakuess that ought to cUH cause ech echof each eachof
of yoU to bang your heads In shame weak weaknes weakness
ness that ha has evdenty evidently led t to plc police corrupWon corrup corrupton
ton Won that brreel barred me from the court courts prQt pro tee teetion f
ton tion nntf until 1 bcme became a victm victim of a scond scondvicious second secondvicious
vicious attck attack All Ask me not how thi this was wasdone wasdone
done but 1Iten listen to my story of his abusf abuse abuseand
and Private DvaUs Duvafs remarkable conduct conductWe conductWe
We rnt rent a small houl house of C R Lucmbe LucmbeThere Luaeombe LuaeombeThere
There is but a threefoot aley alley between aU aUthe allthe
the houses in the row and the lot UPOI upon uponwhich
which his gsolne gasoline engine and buz buzz saw are arelocted arelocated
locted located When either of them i is in opera opemtion operation
tion the noise is simply deafening A few fewdays fewdays
days ago I kindlvaked kindly asked him to not run them thembecuse thembecause
becuse because I had a sick chid child whose life It endangered en endaulered
daulered dangered wbie while in operton operation a9 i it would be beiml0sible beimpossible
iml0sible impossible for her to ge get much needed rest restbut restbut
but instead of complying with my request requestas
as any reasonable man would he flew few into a afit afit
fit of rage caled called me a division slut sid said he heknew heknew
knew me when I kept a house of i ill fame and andthat andthat
that if I would do a tte little thinking I would wouldremember wouldremember
remember when be staid with me To this thistirade thistirade
tirade of abuse in the presnce presence of my mydaughte mydaughter
daughte daughter eight yer years of age I merely re repled replied
pled plied that his fithy filthy tongue showed that he hewa hewas
wa was no good to which he retorte retorted wth with a aviainoul avillainous
viainoul villainous lk louk that if I would take him into intomy intomy
my bed room he would lon soon show how me mewhether mewhether
whether he wl was any good or not He then thenmade thenmade
made other remarks to too obscene to repet repetis repeat repeatin
is ones deenM defense much less to put in writ writ writing
ing A few days later wbie while sweepinr sweeping the thesidewalk thesidewalk
sidewalk in front of my pre premises miMI he cameup came camep
up p to me iJl a 111 beastly state of intoxiction intoxictionand intoxication intoxicationand
and after caUng calling me al all tie the vie vile nmes he hecld becould
cld could think urhe uf he shook his fnger finger in mv mvface myface
face and a as he touched me on the noe nose he heKid hesaid
Kid yu you are a dirty w and you know knowtbat knowthat
that I can prove i it On this occasion I Ithreatened 1threatened
threatened to have him arreted arrested Inter on onhowever onhowever
however he told my husond husband that le he had a apolce apolice
polce police court pull that would keep me from fromgetinl fromgetting
getinl getting a wrant warrant but that he would be sure sureto sureto
to have one for me and when I caled called for a awarrant awarrant
warrant it was refused by the warant warrant clerk clerkwbo clerkwho
who simply gave as his reaon reason for doing so sotbat sothat
that he procured one ahead of me My ob object object
ject In relating this is not to intmate intimate that thattbere thatthere
there ha Bas been questionable conduct on the thepr thepart
pr part of the clerk for my suspicion is that tbatPrivate thatPrivate
Private Duval Duvall went to the clerk and in induced induced
duced him to not give me one by represent representing representing
ing that I was a hard character M My reason reasonfor reasonfor
for belevng believing this is that that I knew Duvall Duval wa waplaying was wasplaying
playing the part of a sneak in keeping him himpoted himpaced
poted paced abut about other matters maters Some time be before before
fore this happened I wa was in his house when whenhe whenhe
he directed his boy to tke take some chickens chhkensand chickensand
and eggs to Prvate Private Owen R Duvals Duvalls resi residence residense
dense when wlb with a knowing look he re remarkcd remarked
marked that he would ge get a lot 01 Informa Information rnformation
tion out of Duvat Duvall for them mening meaning that thatDuval thatDuvall
Duval Duvall would pump some one else out of ofinformaton ofinformation
informaton information he was anxious to obtin obtain My MyJmpre Myimpression
Jmpre impression ion at the time tme wa was that Duval Duvall wa was wasstuffing
Itufng stuffing him to work him out of whatever he hewas hewas
was fool enou enough h to part with on the strength strengthof trengthof
of Storl stories hatched for that purpoe purpose Further Furthermore Purthermore
more after Luscombe knocked me iusensi iusensible Jusenli Jusenlible
ble be sent his boy after Duval Duvall on his b hi hicycle
cycle who was on bandin hand in a jiffy 801 so I wa was In informed I Iformed
formed but made no atempt attempt to arrelt arrest him hiwtheefore himtherefore
theefore therefore his object In respondingto his cl call callwas
was evidenty evidently to arrest my husband in cas case casehe
he should come home and attck attack him He Heeven Heeven
even told Duvn Duvall that he had struck me and andSW andsaw
SW saw a pbysicln physician cme come and render me treat treatInent treatment
Inent but remine remained for two hour hours wihout wihoutattempUng without withoutattempting
attempting t to arrest him Itinaty Ignally Ser Sergeant SergeantHodges eant eantHod
Hod Hodges el came out and put him under aret aretbut arrest arrestbut
but instead 01 dUDplnl dumping him into the ptroi ptroiat patrol patrolat
at tie the box clO close to his home at NlneteentI Nineteenth Nineteenthand
and Beuuinls Rod Road as Is the cutom custom with withcowrdly withcowardly
cowrdly cowardly womel women beaters he alowed allowed him to totgler tostagger
stagger tgler along to the lie ItUORhoule stationhouse wihout wihouteo without withoutso
eo much a a his bnd hand upon him as though thoughbe thoughhe
be wa was a Senator or a knight of r the qui quill quillunder
wader a blue bluecoated coeted escort to that safe fe bar harbor barbor
bor known al as the frt first precinct where I am amtold amtold
told such felOWI fellows are ulualy usually run in to sleep sleepoff
01 their drunks Hi His apprecation appreciation of this thisconsiderate tblsI
I cOlliderlte considerate treatment wa was shown on reach reachinK reachfag
inK fag the sttionhoule stationhouse by tbreall threats to file i
charges Ilainst against the only mn man in three who whohad whohad
had curlge courage enough to aret arrest him on the theItenrh thestrength
Itenrh strength of the pbysicans physicians statement statementIfe statementhare
Ife hare 1t ia fting fitting to remark that the UIU UIUtellt lieu lieutenant
tellt tenant knew that I faied failed to get a wrrant wrrantfot warrant warrantfor
for threats that Luscombe a few h9urs hours b be before
fore Itrkina striking me called cled at the staton station house houleand houseand
and pte pulled out a hundred doJar dollars remarking remarkingas
as he did so that he epected expected to be e arrtted arrttedand arrested arrestedand
and that he would lke like to put up colaterl colaterlto collateral collateralto
to Ive save them the trouble of sending for for11SU forhim
11SU him that his striking nle was the carrying carryingout
out of his threat nevertheless s the major majormade majormade
made such nn ado when he was arested arrested a aflw afew
flw few weeks previously and put under bond bondhe bondhe
he fel felt like a man wih with an elephant on hi his hishands
hands There is a rmor rumor afoat afloat that the themajor themajor
major has promised t to promote every man manIn manto
In the nnth ninth precnct precinct to 96 per month in inJuly inJuly
July who brinJ brings llim information tlt that wi will willopen
open a way for him to reorganize the pre precinct preeinct
cinct in order to dump Lieutenant Daly and andPrivate andPrivate
Private Wiiams Williams and others out of it Th Thle The Thelieutenant
le lieutenant tenant has evidenty evidently got wind of it and andnot andnot
not wishing to Rive the major a chance to toget toget
get ofended offended agin again by treating his dtsby dtsbyreld dusky duskyfriend
friend reld harshly he charged him with simple simpleassult simpleassault
assult assault and let him out on collateral colateTl Jnste instead insteadof d dofockin
ofockin of locking him up to give bonds on a Cllarle Cllarleof charge chargeof
of asault assault and batery battery This simply shows sbowsthat showsthat
that the major ha has al all the men in this pre precinct precinct
cinct cinct so cowered they are afraid to put the thescrews thescrews
screws of the law to him just as many manyothers manyothersare
others othersare are known to be afraid to do their theirduty theirduty
duty in other precncts precincts I It is a cse case of ofgrnt ofgrnntwiththe
grnt grnntwiththe with the major when they do ther therduty their theirduty
duty and one of growl when they dont dontthererore donttherefore
therefore in order to avoid doing more morewrtng morewriting
wrtng writing in the way of revors reports on arrest arrests arrestscomplained
complained of than is done by the avrage avrageGovernment average averageGovernment
Government clerk in addition to their other otherdutes otherduties
dutes duties they simply do their best as in my mycase mycase
case to avoid making arrests add this is justwhy just justwhv
why you have this beautul beautiful contrast in the tbetreatment thetreatment
treatment of a lady deprived of the laws lawsprotection lawsprotection
protection and that afforded her cowardly covI11rdlyullant cowardlyassailant
ullant assailant whom I repeat has ben been en encouraed encouraged
couraed in his dirty work by those who whocould whocould
could do the publc public no beter better service than thanto thanto
to blow ther their worthles worthless brains out or go to toCuba toCuba
Cuba and take charge of but bull rings cck cckpis cock cockpits
pis pits dOI dog fghts fights or anythinJ anything ele else mor more suit auita auitable
ble to their evident lack of jud judgment ment re reSnement reo reofnement
fnement Snement or eonsidertnn consideration for the rllhts rights of ofthoe ofthose
thoe those whom it is ther their sworn duty to r rspect re respecs
spect specs MR Man 110012 MAOOts GALLG11ER GALLAOHICR
72 7243 Nineteenth street northeast northeastuMICKEY northeastMICKEY
Scoures the Busch Iluilding DuidinJ at an anI anAnnual
I Annual Rental ofSevon of Seven Thou Thousand ThousandDollars anl anlDolars
Dolars Dollars and Helm Gets the theTwine theTwine
Twine Contract ContractThe ContractThe
The GLOBS tenders to Mickey Louis Sut Sup Supintende
intendent intende t of the Supply Division of the tbePost thePostOffice
Post PostOffice Ofce Department its sincere congrat congratulatons congratulations
ulatons ulations on llavinl having tarried successfully successfullytbrou successfullythrough
tbrou through h his scheme to rent the Busch buid buiding build buildlag
lag at 70 7000 per annum as an addition to tothe tothe
the supply division for postoffice supplies suppliesBotb suppliesBoth
Both lIckey Mickey and Bob Brown endeavored endeavoredduring endeavoredduring
during the reign of Mr Paynes predecesor predecesorto predecessor predecessorto
to tur turn this trick but the fire was kept so sobot sohot
hot under Mr Smih Smith that he declned declined in inthis inthis
this mater matter to furt1er further embarrs embarrass himsel himself himselfwith
wih with the critics of his administrton administrtonI administration administrationNeitheriBrown
I NelherBrown NeitheriBrown nor Mlkey despaied despaired however how howevr
evr ever of landing the lie buiding buildingon on the Govern Government Governwent
went not a room of which is suitable for forthe forthe
the PrUaulr particular kind of supplu supplies Mike Mikey hu huon hason
on band such as paper twine ink etc etcSpeaking
ec ecSpekinr
Speaking Spekinr of twine reminds us to agin again dof doff doffour
our hat to 1Ikeys Mikeys superb generlship generalship In InthrowilJ Inthrowiijg
throwilJ throwiijg the ctract contract to his old frend frendHelq friend friendHelm
Helq Helm who never manufactured a pound of ofjnte ofjute
jute twine in his1e his life and has nether neither factory factorynor factorynor
nor plant for the 8me same but is the confiden confidential confidendal
tial Iobetween go between of Mikey lkey and the manufacturer manu manufncturer
fncturer fncturerWe facturerWe
We would like to ask Mikev however in ina isa
a friendly way what i is the cause of the fue flue fluetuation
tuaUon in the price of this jute twine twineThree twineThree
Three years ago the records show that it itwas itwas
was bou bought ht for less than seven cent cents per perpound er erpound
pound two year years ago however when com cornpetition competton
petition petton was driven out md Mikeys frend frendhad friend friendhad
had It itall al to himself it went up to eleven elevencents elevencents
cents per pound But last year owing to tothe tothe
the sharp competton competition with coton cotton twine twineman twinemanufacturers
man manufacturers ufacturers the price dropped to less than thnnseven thanseven
seven cents net pound poundTbi poundThis
Tbi This year strange to state when the cot cotton cotton
ton tmpttors tompetitors are drven driven outtbe price of ofjute ofjute
jute twile twine i9 again up to eight and two twothird twothirds
third cent cents pr per pound at which prce prceMike11 price priceMikeys
Mike11 friend Helm h has contracted That TIIBttlC Thatthe
tlC the contract i is a snap may be surmised srmieedfrom surmisedfrom
from the fact that tooooo o ie set aside for forthil farthis
this one artcle article of potofce pat offce sup supplies suppliesMikey liel lielMike
Mike Mikey ascribes the fluctuation In the pric price priceof
of twine to the Revolutonary Revolutionary War or to the tbeInvion theinvasion
Invion invasion of Gul Gaul by Julius CeHr Caesar More Morelkely Morelikely
lkely likely it fs due to Mikey Mikeys rail At least lealttbe leastthe
the excuses he gives for the fuctuatons fluctuations are area areas
a as reRnable reasonable and appropriate as thost thosil thosilquoted
quoted by the correspondent who in writing wriUngto
to the GLOBE comments on the award to toHelm toHelm
Helm and the centipede gyratons gyrations in the tbeprces theprices
prces prices of jute twine twineComing twineComing
Coming back to the Bnsch Buiding BuidingMiky Building BuildingMikey
is in the zenith of Ids
Miky Mikey now power as asnot asnot
not only chief of the supply division but butthe butthe
the whole thing in the Post Postore ofBge Depart Department Departmeat
meat under the present Postmater Postmaster General GeneralTtely GeneralLately
Lately it is true Mikey has been making no notransfers notransfers
transfers of unruly clerks in his depart department department
ment He has goten gotten rid of those whose whoseconscience whoseconsciences
conscience consciences revoled revolted at the lie wate waste of Coy Government Coyeminent
eminent materal material in using the furaces furnaces for forthe forthe
the consumpton consumption of ink and the other othermanipulatos othermanipulations
manipulatos manipulations going on under their eyes of ofwblch ofwhich
which their tongues gave but feeble uter uterance utter utterance
ance when hen lIkey Mikey pounced upon them and andtransfered andtransferred
transfered transferred them from his department departmentFREE departmentFREE
To Sprt Sports and Gamblers on the Ohcs Ohcsapako Ohesapeako
apako apeako Rairoad RairoadTbe Railroad RailroadThe
The boy president of the Cbelapeake Cbelapeakerairod Chesapeake Chesapeakerailroad
rairod railroad Mr A M Lwl Lewis bas adopted adoptedunlq adoptedunique
unlq unique c methods to boom his road and in incdentaly incidentally
cidentally cdentaly the pool rooms o of Mr Joe un unman tillmail
man at the Bleh Beach Every ciy city sport who is isknown Isknown
known to put money on the horses ha has been beenfurnibed beenfurnished
furnibed furnished a sealon season pass to Chesapeake ChesapeakeBeaoh ChesapeakeBeach
Beach by y Mr Lwis Lewis The GLus Grong has Seen Seenand seenand
and handle < several of thele these free passes pseesamonl passesamong
among is its sporting acquaintnces acquaintances They Theyae Theyate
consideration considerationthan considerationthan
ae ate given wihout without any other
than te the impled Implied inference that te the reclp reclpientl recipients
ients ientl wl will visit the Bech Beach and the palatial palatialctabUslment palatialestablishment
ctabUslment establishment of Joe Ulman Ullman whose dub dubhOlse clubhouse
house is a drlm dream or beauty wih with al all the tbeacQorie theaccessories
acQorie accessories ec etc The Chesapeake rairod rairodwU railroad railroadwill
will become exceedingly popular among amongthe
wU the general publc public and lkewise likewise Chesapeake ChesapeakeBete1 ChesapeakeBench
Bench when i it II generally enemn known that if ifone ifone
one i Is a Iport sport and a gambler he can ride ridefr ridefree
free fr e und be a welcome guest at the he club clubhouse clubhouse
house For tboe those who do not bet on the tbebore thehorses
bore horses or gmble gamble In other wYI ways the reilar reilarfre regular regularfare
fare wm be exacted exactedThe i ihe
fre The he CLBK Ctosa venture ventures to sy say that there is isnot isnot
of rust in inthie inthis
not a another ith4r rairoad railroad or streak of
this or foreign countries simiary similarly managed managedand managedend
and it I is probable the fact il due to theyouth the theyoutJI
youth i and Ineprience inexperience of hs president presidentYr
Yr A lit Iewi
O4 Oranize anized of dr Which ich A M Ray Rayr Ray RayI14ala
I14ala Zs Pre r iident iidenth i t
h v
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aWjfaa w wGRAND
To I lIia hI Banner and An EloqucJt EloqucJtEulAY Eloquent EloquentEulogy
Eulogy of Ils His Labors In Dehnlf Belniror Belnirorthe ot otthe
the OppressedAgItation to Shorten Sbortenthe Shortenthe
the Hours of Iolicemon otccmun Firemen FiremenamI Firemenand
and Street Oar Employes Ten TenTlc TenPickets
Tlc Pickets et8 Cr fbr Twc Twentylive tynve Cents Etc EtcEtc EtcEtc
Etc EtcIn EtcIn
In response to a large number of invit invita invitaions
tons ions recenty recently sent out requestn requesting the thefrends thefriends
frends friends of A M Raymond to atend attend an anoutinG anouting
outinG outing about three hundred perons persons in including including
cluding gentemen gentlemen and ladies met on the tbe22d thestd
std instant in the woods in the vicnly vicinity of oftbe ofthe
the Zoo where reasons for calng calling the meet meeting meetLag
Lag were explained by Mr Willam William Dow Downey Downey
ney who was chosen temporary chairman chairmanWhenever chairmanWhenever
Whenever in the course of f his remark remarks Mr MrRaymonds MrRaymonds
Raymonds name was mentioned it seemed seemedto
to electriy electrify the hearts of aU present presentTbere presentThere
There was an atenpt attempt made at cheerinl cheering cheeringand
and whistlng whistling but lr Mr Raymond at once onceinterupted onceinterrupted
interupted interrupted the speaker to sVthat say that he bad hadno
no doubt but tlat list there were times and andplaces
places when and where it wa was proper for formen formen
men to cheer ad and for boys to whiste whistle but butthat butthat
that was not the tme time or place and he sin sincerely sincerely
cerely hoped aU would ber bear in mind that itwas it itwas
was the Sabbth Sabbath dlv day and that they yere yeregathered ere erepthercd
gathered as a home mision mission not to pray
but to work peaceably and in order whie whieotbers while whileothers
others do the pravinl praying to prevent forced forcedheathenism forcedheathenism
heathenism at home amQng amongfiremen firemen polce polcemen pollee polleeinea
men and street raiway railway employes blong blongwer by long longweary
wer weary hours of labor that not only refect refectdiscredi reflect reflectdiscredit
discredi discredit upon church infuence influence but are area area
a shame and a disgrace to the authortes authorities or orany orany
any Christan Christian community These few words wordsseemed wordsseemed
seemed to have a magicl magical effect as asbaud asbaudclapping hand handelpping
clapping and waving of handkerchiefs was wasthe wasthe
the only demonetmton demonstration of applause resorted resortedto
to fro that tme time on ex except ept hisses wlen wlenever when whenever
ever Inspector Ahfords Ashfords nane name or that of ofthe ofthe
the major ws was mentoned mentioned Mr Downess Downessremarks Downeysremarks
remarks were as folows folowsFrieds follows followsFriend
Frieds Friend a1d and FlloUs Fellows Menters llem ers q of the k D DFriel 1
Friel rie Trat Tract Socet Society SocietyWe
We have gathered here not aSln asan oria oriazaton organ organration
zaton ration but as friends of the oppresse oppressewhoSe oppressed oppressedwhose
whoSe hands are ted tied as it were agins againift4 againift4doing i
doing anythi1g anything to amelorate ameliorate their condi condition condiion
tion ion We have gathered here htre iIso hiso fo foanother for foranother
another purpose and that is to endor endorse endorseevery
ever every lne line tlat that A M 11 Raymond has writen writenI written writtenevery
I every word he e has spoken to show UP the thetwin thetwin
twin nests of cowardly bac bacls bjters Jters in the theDistrict theDistrict
District Buiding Building and lt at Police Bead Beadquarters tead teadquarter
quarters quarter who have not th thq courage of ofboneft ofhonest
boneft honest men to refute charges preecbome preecbometo pressedhome pressedhometo
to them that the system of trials bY bylwhich bylwhichpolicemen hlck hlckpolcemen
polcemen policemen were being deprved deprived of teir teirhard their theirhard
hard earnings is deworalzng demoralizing the fo fob 81 81i aswell
i wel well as to the eflt effect that they were not only onlyencurging onlyencouraging
encurging encouraging a poor ignorant dupe to en endanger endanger
danger the homes and jeOrdizf jeopardize the tle Uve lives livesof
of a hundred or more pooramilies poo1amfein in the theface theface
face of the fire marsbals marshalsreport repor verfying verifying verifyingthe
tle the alaring alarming conditions but that the Com Commissioner Commissioners
missioners missioner were winling winking at an apparent apparentconsplrcy apparentconspiracy
consplrcy conspiracy to down the man who ha has dared daredto daredto
to insist upon 1 a redre redress or those poor pep peppies peppies
pies grievances as wel well as show up updelin updelinquency deln delnquency
quency and shameless abuse of power power by bymen bymen
men offices who are evidenty evidently unft unfit to fU fill publc publcofce9 public publicoffices
ofce9 ofce9We
We have gathered here too a as frends friends to tothe tothe
the rescue so to speak of one WJIO might mightweU mightwell
well be cled called the Napoleon of th the Dstrict District DistrictSince
Sine the days of seven years go o when wIlenafter whenafter
after being fve five years aninvalidwe anhlvaUd yearsJ we took tookhim tookhinr
him from his bell as it were were a t take ke up the thefght thefight
fght fight he won of eonerating exonerating a fireman firel wlo wlowas who whowas
was thric thrice found guit guilty and dlsmisse dismissedfrbm dismissedfrbmthe libi
the Fire Department as a perjurer Jllr JllrRymoad MrRaymond
Rymoad Raymond has went on to conquer lke like one onewho onewho
who knew not the nJeaninl meaning of defeat And Andin Andin
in hi his bnles battles for the right against odds that tbatwould thatwould
would have overwhelmed ald and dismayed dismayednine dismayedable
nine hunl1ed hundred ant and ninetynine in athousand athousandlie a tboulnd tboulndhe
he ll has gained vieory victory afer after victory over overthol overthose
thol those who opposed him him a as though he were wereInt werea
a giant Int in combt combat with 1 so many dwafs dwafeWe dwafsWe
We bv have seen a superintendent of char chari charities
tes ties and three Commlaloners Commissioners fall before the theloic thelogic
loic logic of his rls pen as by the touch of a wand wandin wandin
in the hlnds Binds of one having the mysterous mysterouspower mysterious mysteriouspower
power power of one favored avored wib with a supernatural supernaturalgift supernaturalgift
gift And as an expression of our conS conSdance conf
dence dance in his integrity intejrityand and honesty of purpose pur purpOle
pOle pose we have Iathcred gathered here from nearl nearly all alltbe allthe
the walks of 1e life to give him our support supportby supportby
by electng electing him president of a Reform ReformLalue ReformLeague
Lalue League which a as is its name imples implies wi will be beto beto
to bring about reforms In the interests of oftxpayers oftaxpayers
txpayers taxpayers and the masses and to correct correctabuses correctabuses
abuses that stalk giant giantlike lke through the theDstric theDistrict
Dstric District as though Ule lie poor bad no rights rlglltswbich rightswhich
which the authortes authorities were in the least in inclned indined
clned dined to respect respectOur respectOur
Our aim in catnJ calling a Citizens Reform ReformLeaiue ReformLeague
League into existence is not to take the tbeplace theplace
place of any other orgniztion organization but to en enroU enroll
roll ns members perlons persons of every profes profession profeslion
lion business trade or occupation what whatsoever whatsoever
soever who fFvor favor rea reasonable onable hours of ofservice ofservice
service and a fair days1ay days pay for polcemen polcemenfiremen policemen policemenfiremen
firemen stree street raiway railway employes and otherl others otherswhose
whose hours of labor can be consistenty consistentybortened consistently consistentlyshortened
shortened that their conditons conditions mal be im improved improved
proved and the surplus labor aborbed aborbedPast absorbed absorbedPast
Past efforts in the interests of minor or orgaplzatoDs orgapizations
gaplzatoDs gapizations have eo often proven fute futile for forthe forlie
the lie want of that public lentment sentiment and sup support support
port so necessary to succels success we armto form forma
a grand auxJUnryassociaton auxiliary association that we may ac accOJptsh accowpllsh
cowpllsh cOJptsh by united effort something more morethan morethan
than could be hoped for by working as it itwere itwere
were single banded We might in fact cl call callthe
the orgnizton organization about to be started the thehelpinghand thehelping
helpinghand helping baud Reorm Reform Lage League for whie whiesupporting while whilesupporting
supporting all al members in demands that thatare thatare
are reaonable reasonable and just wit with regard to ordi ordinary ordinary
nary working hours and a fair days pay paythey paythey
they in tur turn wi will forma form agrand grand unit to carry carryout
out Its prime object object objectHere
I Here ft may be ftting fitting to explain that our ourprime ourprime
prime object il to solve olve the street taU railway railwaystrike way waytrlke
strike problem and to prove the fesibity fesibityof feasibility feasibilityof
of opertni operating all l street raiwys railways within the theDltriet theDistrict
Dltriet District of Columbia at ten tcket tickets for fortwenty fortwentyfive
twenty twentyfive fve cent cents This we propoe propose doing doing doingby
by creatnl creating a fund of membership memberbll fees feeswhich feeswhich
which il in time at 1 per annUn annum wi will be besufcient besufficient
sufcient sufficient to put on a nece necessary r numbe number or orelectricl ofelectrical
electricl electrical crette carettes to carr carry out our proj project projectIn eet
In this connecton connection I wish to quote Mr MrA MrA
A 11 M Rymonds Raymonds arl article le on Cheaper car carfare carfare
fare tht that ha has gone the rounds or the globe iJobeand globeand
and found Its way Int into print of at lost least adaen a adoen
daen doen ladluages ladguages since It appeared in the theEye theEye
Eye O Opener erlr thre three vers years agl ago I It val in intended intended
tended to stir the people of Washington to toI tothought
though thought and to quicken them to acton action but butIt butit
I It hnt has set the world to tbinkin thinking in a manner I
Qatbl that bide fair t to work 1 a tevqluton revglutfon hi street streetrailway trutraiway
raiway railway rt rates It was a turning looc loose uo upon r rthe
the world as It were of 80 many fabled rab1edlIen fabledhens
hens lIen to lay Iolden golden cu eggs for inte1pnt inte1pntthinkers intelligent intelligentthinkers
thinkers or to be kied killed hike so many llawk hawks hawksby
by fools blnd blind t tp their oWn ite interests ts I wi will willnow
now read the artcle article lsten listen to It and you youwi youwill
wi will never foret forget his sound reasoning and andstrong andstrong
strong arlument argument In favor of ten car tickets ticketsfor t tfor
for twntyfve twlntyfive cent centW centswith
with W t ltbe the bringing brn ii of distant laces near nearill
JI ill tftp tCftYpbtut fut or tl time by etettrteat Tettteaf vtcCnts miwy miwythere railways railwaysthere
there is a crying demand for cheaper car carfare carfare
fare to meet the changed conditons conditions that tbatconfront1 thatconfronts
confronts us conditons conditions not unlke unlike those thosethat thosethat
that led to a reduction in mai mail rates a few fewyear fewyears
year years ago At that tme time there was nothlDI nothing y yupon
upon which to bae base our concusions conclusions that the tbelower thelower
lower rate would increase the revenues and andbeneft andbenefit
beneft benefit the publc public but judgment j dlment based up upon upon
on shrewd busines business qualfcatons qualifications that made made madeclear
cear clear the advantages of the lower rates With Withregard Withregard
regard regard to a decrease on teter letter postage from fromthree fromthree
three to two cents a Senator remarked that tbatthe thatthe
the contenton contention that two cents would bring
in moreIevenue more revenue than three cents was as asfoolsh asfoolish
foolsh foolish as to claim that a thrcelegged table tablecould tablecould
could stnd stand beter better upon two legs But the thegeat thegreat
geat great queston question wa was would the lower rate rates ratesso
so Jnceasemai increase mail mater matter a as to enable the de department department
partment to handle it more proftably profitabjy than thanthe thanthe
the amount of business then being done at ata ata
a higher rate Te propoiton proposition was a purely
business one that that was practically pra ticlly iustrated iustratedin illustrated illustratedin
in every factor factory throughout the word world by byever byevery
ever every day experence experience that taught them hel the thelarger thelarger
larger the order for any particlar particular kind of ofwares ofwares
wares the cheaper they could be manu
factured T To persons having tbs thus Dractcal Dractcalexperence practical i iexperience
experence experience the advantalC advantages for the lower lowerrates lowerrates
rates were clear The benefts benefits derved derived from from fromthe
the lower rates are beyord beyond clculation calculation The Theincrease
increase in the revenues that folowed followed the thereduction thereduction i
reduction the extension ofbefree of the free delvery delverysystem delivery deliverysystem
system to cities where before it was not notthougbt notthought
thought of much lea less hoped for and won wonderful wonderful
derful improvements along otler other lines In Inthe inthe
the mai mail service are too wel well known to need needrepeating needrepeating
repeating here hereNow hereNow
Now note the simiarty similarity in the condltiois condltioisthat conditions conditionsthat
that make the demand for cheaper cheapercr l lcar
cr car fare posible possible and just Rpidtrausit Rpidtrausitha Rapid transit transithas
ha has opened the way for many to ecp escape the theturmoi kj kjturmoil
turmoi turmoil and wory worry of city le life for tIle en enjoyment n njoyment
joyment or that quiet and repose which a asuburban asuburban
suburban home affords Wib Wlth the rate of offare offare
fare fixed at ten tckets tickets for twentyfve twentyfive cents centsi centsit
i it would lead to 1 a buiding building up of the suburb suburbs j jthat
that would Rive new Jfe life to suburbn suburban lnes lnesby lines H
by an increase of trafficas trafc as a reult result of takinj taking ti
the poor from alley homes yarle yardlees dwell dweliings 1
ings and other living tombs to where they theyi theywould
i would enjoy a pure ehiarating exhilarating 1egiving 1egivingatmosphere lifegiving lifegivingatmosphere
atmosphere and where their chidren children would wouldhave wouldhave
have room for healthful exercise Traffic TrafficOUld Trafficpvould
pvould OUld also + be Increased by the number who whoul whoo
o µ ul 24 4Ji ride de during hot spels spells for the luxury
f eabreeze reeze it affords a as wel Well as for pleas pleasf pleashb
7 H hb now often walk long distances and androa andqdgonly
roa qdgonly f o ly from necessiy necessity I am of the belief be
rUel lief thereore therefore that as in the cse case of lower lowermai ti
mai mail rates a tw two and a hlf half cent fare or ten tentJkets tentickets
tickets for twenty twentyfive five cents would resul result in inleater ingreater
greater revenues + improved service shorter shorterBoars horterh9Jls
Boars leater h9Jls and beter better wages wage9rhe
l rhe The companieshere companies here have claimed that a areducton i ireduction
reducton reduction ot the present rate would involve involvethep involvethem 9
E Elace
thep them In n ruin but this fear results from a alae
lae lace of f enterprise necesry necessary to grasp the tbeadvar theadvantages
advar advantages alCs it bolds out They claim for forinstnce I Iinstance
instnce instance thlt that they could not reduce the rate ratebecu ratebecuulu
becu becuulu this Is not a manufacturing ciy ciywhleh city citywhich
which carries rtlcs with it an intimaton intimation that i if ifit
it W8 was they 5Old opld do so Now It i is true true that tbntheJtreets j
theJtreets theatreets of Washinlton Washington are not obstructed obstructedwith obstrcted obstrctedwih
wih with wagonsltrig wagons hearing itsmanufacturel itsmanufactures as in inmany l lmany
many other cttei citie9 but it should be borne in inmind inmind
mind that the the various government departments depart departments
ments here are rcequal equal to mammoth factories factoriesthat factoriesthat
that differ only in turning out records in instead instead
stead of wares wares f fbr which there is a con constanty con
stanty stantly incr incrpasingnever i1rg never ending demand demandwith i iwith
with a trade ce centering tering here that cobwebs cobwebstbe cobwebsthe
the world to the the f09t most distant lands over overwhich overwhich
which Od Old Glory lory ao floats floatsOther ts tsOther
Other adv advantages ntag of those government governmentworkshops government governmentworkshops
workshops are good pay steady work and andshort andshort
short hours wrtbouttany wJthout any of the drawbacks drawbacksresultng drawbacksresulting
resultng resulting from from strikes lock outs outs the employment em employment
ployment pf chid child llbor labor or any of the die I Itressing itressing
tressing evis evils resulting resu1tpg from overproduction overproductionI
I L which streetrajlway street railway companies of other othercities othercities
cities have to hare periodically perodicaly Sti Still an anotbe another
other dy dyantage ntage street raiway railway Jnes lines here herehave herehave
have ov osicfthoseof f tbose f other cities is the small smallarea
area covered by the District beyond which whichthe whichthe
the companies have a rllbt right tQ charge anotlfr anotlfrfnre another anotherfare
fare I It oren often happens in fact that three threefares threefares
fares are co1ected collected for distances covered In Inother inother
other cite cities bv one fare therefore it wi will be bereadiy bereadily
readiy readily seen that the Dstrict District of Columbia Columbiais olumbiais
is a vertble veritable pradiH paradise for street tret raiway railway en enterpre enterprise
terprise terpre tlat that the companies fears are areIroundles aregroundless
Iroundles groundless and that thi tie this crying ned need of the therate therate
rate we propose is a gold mine ae It were werethat werethat
that nedl needs but the shaft of c confidence nfdence to tomake to tomake
make it pour forth its gltering glittering treasurr treasure In Ina ina
a manner to surprise aU who ate now with within t
in the arena of street raiway railway enterprisemany enterprise enterprisemany
many of whom wi will be pushed aside in the theonward theonward
onward course of events just just as the parl parlmonious parermonious
monious fellow felow who manaled managed antiquated antiquatedraiways antiquatedrailways
raiways railways were brushed aside by the progres progresnine proges progessive
nine spirit of other others othersAfter
After reading this article a constitution constitutionwas
consttuton consttutonwas
was adopted and the folowing following ofcers officers were wereelected wereelected
elected A M Raymond Pesident President A MRaymond M MRymond
Rymond Raymond jr Secretry Secretary Thomas A A Smith SmitbTreasurer SmithTreasurer
Treasurer Dr Wm Mueler Mueller fret first VicePres VicePresident VicePresident
ident T A Rover second VicePresident VicePresidentWm Vice President PresidentWin
Wm DowaeythirdVice Downey tbird VlcePresident PresidentThomas PresidentThomasJ Thoma
J Thompson fourth VicePresident After ter terthe i ithe
the electon election of ofcer officers the meetng meeting ad adjoured adjourned
joured journed subject to cl call by the president presidentA
A royal feast was next in order to which whichaBout I Iabout
aBout one hundred ladles and the following foUowinggenUemen followinggentlemen
gentlemen were seated Wm H Brook G GH 0H
H Davis J MurphY T R Allen Tim TimOLay a aOLeary
OLeary OLay Wm Anderson T C OConnor OConnor S tp
J F Birch Wiiam William OBren OBrien J OConnor OConnorJ i iJ +
J F OBren OBrien Wm C Breen Wm H Craw Crawford Crawford
ford J Connor J Edwards Wniam William Fer Ferguson Ferguson
guson J Galagher Gallagher T Daley D + Curry J JGibson JGibson
Gibson Edward Davis Frank Davis R RGreen I
Green J Diggs F Dxon Dixon John Berry W WBel v vBell
Bel Bell John Armstrong R Bradley John JohnCrwford JohnCrawford
Crwford Crawford Wilam William Andersn Anderson J A A Adams AdamsWilam AdamsWilliam
Wilam William Campbell J Boyle C Hall James JamesE
E Donaldson J Snow J Hawkins R RJohnson ii
Johnson James Keley Kelley W Dxon Dixon Wm H HDavis 1 1Davis
Davis R Dorey Dorsey W Hurey Hurley Wm Jack Jackson Jackeon
son M Keley Kelley H Lewis Wm Downey DowneyJ
J Kelley M Maloney C C Mathews Matthews Wm WmJ WmJ
J Jackson John Barrett C MUer Miller AI Dn Dnnelv Don Donnelly
nelv nelly 1 Bole n Doyle J Campo lJ Wat Watson Watson
son Clarke J Cromwel Cromwell James Murphy MurpbyClas MurphyGras
Clas Gras Reed John Purcel Purcell T OConnor J JTurner JTurner
Turner W Wortz John ONei ONeill W Wash Washington ash ashJniton
Jniton and about two hundred and fify fifyotbers fifty fiftyothers
others AU seemed to have had a very en enjoyable enjoyable
joyable time ald slid expre expressed ed themselves as aswell aswell
well satsfied satisfied wih with what had been acom acomp1shed accom accomplished
p1shed plished through the outng outngA outing outingA
S Secretary < reiar Rorm League D C CWe CWe
We recal recall the cle ease of a orllnal erilntaal con condemne condemned
i iappealed
demne demned to le life imprsonment imprisonment In Olio Ohio who whoappealed
appealed from such an unjust sentence sentence1lsappc sentenceIIieappeal
IIieappeal 1lsappc l WB was Imnted granted and the Ilan niaa was wasRubequentv f fsubsequently
subsequently banged the result of
Rubequentv as the thenew tle tlenew
new trial trial Major Rtbbone Rathbone the pardonbd prdon d dCnbn i iCuban
Cnbn Cuban pOltofce post ofce criminal is admonislieil admonislieilof adlonlshed adlonlshedof
of he te danie danger of too much vindication g

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