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ml grazing purposes, be expressed the view that it should b* treated precisely as are ' the areas suitable for grazing within the forest reserves: ir. oilier words, that the grazing privilege should be. leased. To those familiar with the views of Secretary Ballin^er. it was obvious that Mr. Roosevelt dissented from some of them, but there was nothing- in his re mark* which indicated any difference with President Taft. Mr. Roosevelt closed his remarks with a peroration of far more than ordinary eloquence His declaration that his trip abroad had served only to convince him that this country had come nearest to achieving the Ideal, an equal opportu nity for all mm. being greeted with tu multuous applause, he strove to check It. and having succeeded declared ve hemently that much remained to be don**, that the eyes of nations were on ••this experiment in a free and a demo cratic government," and appealed ear nestly to his hearers not to content themselves with applauding the compli ment, but to co to their homes deter mined to do all in their power to make their country better and to demonstrate that a free and a democratic govern ment *"** not Impracticable, an idle cream, a failure. From the firing: of the national Batata by the Colorado National Guard to the close of the banquet of the Live Stock Association- at the El Jebel Temple, this ua* Roosevelt Day in Denver. For up- I ward of an hour the ex-President rode )at the head of a great parade through i streets lined with cheering: thousands, ! and then fell out of line to review the long procession as it passed him. Some on* remarked that all Denver appeared j t.< have turned out to preei the former President, but he replied that all Col orado seemed to be on hand. An Escort of Seventy-five Sheriffs. -■ review ended. Colonel Roosevelt and hi." party were whirled in automo biles, which knew no speed limit, to Overland Park, four miles away, where an old-fashioned cowboy dinner was served. During his ride at the head of the parade the former President had as his personal escort some seventy-five sheriffs and deputy sheriffs from the fifty-nine counties of Colorado. Fear less, stalwart men they looked as they rode their ponies with the true cowboy scat, the stocks of their huge pistols pro truding: from the holsters slung from their shoulder. At their head, accom panied by her father, the Sheriff of Den ver County, rode Miss Louise Xisbet. her ■elf a member of the Sheriffs' Associa tion, and from her holster also protruded the handsome pearl stock of the latest pattern .45-calibre gun. The sheriffs were all on hand at the "chuck wagon" dinner, and Hiss Xisbet was presented to the colonel. So fast and furious was the pace at which the mounted guests rode to the park that one horse succumbed, but that did not mar the affair. When the call of a bugle announced that the "feed" was ready, the colonel, who had been posing for the camera fiends with his friends the sheriffs, headed the line, helping himself to a. tin plate and cup end '"spearing" a biscuit from the tail of the "chuck wagon" with his iron fork. Then he passed on to the trenches, where, over beds of coal, tender slices of juicy t-teak sizzled in hot fat, and roast pota toes were constantly raked from the embers. A visit to the stalwart cowboy who presided over the great coffee pot ended th*: "pilgrimage." and then all squatted un the ground and ate as heartily as one can cat only in this Western country. The luncheon finished, Mr. Roosevelt pos^d some more, made a brief address hi which he recounted his experience as a ranchman of Little Missouri, thirty years ago, and asserted his conviction :: a; the cleaner appearance of the ranches and the greater comfort of the cowboy of the present day had added to the self-respect of the ranchman and his assistants while in co way diminish ing- their courage and ability. The Address at tho Auditorium. Then back to the city the automobile flew, end the ex-President made his principal address of the day at the Auditorium. This wag, in part, as fol lows: Conservation does not mean Manas or nondevelopment. It does not mean the tying up of the national resources of the t-tatee. It means the utilization of those resources under such regulation and control as will prevent waste, extravagance and monopoly, but at the same time not merely permit but encourage- .-"uch use and de velopment ac will serve the interest of tne people generally. Tin* country has shown definite signs «• waging up to The absolute necessity of handling its natural resources with foresight and common sense. The conser vation question has three sides. In the first jlace, the needless waste of the nat ural resources must be stopped. It if rap idly becoming a well settled policy of this people that we of this generation hold the lai:rt In part for the next generation, and not *xeJuslvelj- for our own Beifish enjoy ment. In the second p!ace. the natural re sources most be developed promptly, com pletely and li orderly fashion. It is not -conservation to leave the natural resources undeveloped. Development Is an indispen sable part ■■' the conservation plan. The forests, the mines, the water powers and the land itself m'*tt all ■•■ put to use. In the third place, bo far as possible these resources must .'.<■- kept for the whole peo ple nd not handed over for exploitation to *=irir!e individuals. We do not intend to 1 " ;rig(r individual enterprise by unwise ly diminishing the reward for that enter pri*e. On the contrary, we. believe that lhf- men of exceptional abilities should ha>.<" exceptional rewards up to a point whw« tho rwwu-J becomes disproportionate i.i the service, up to the point where the abilities are used to the detriment of the p^opl« as a whole. We ate for the liberty of the individual up to and not beyond the point where it becomes inconsistent with th« welfare of the community. Thus our consistent aim is to favor the actual settler — the man who takes as much of The public domain as he himself can culti vate and then makes a permanent home lor his children who come after him: but we are against the man, no matter what his ability, who tries to monopolize large masses of public lar.u. State and Federal Control. Now. to preserve the general welfare, to fc«-<j to it that the riehts of the public are protected and the liberty f the individ ual is secured and encouraged s,.- long as consistent ujth his welfare, and curbed when it becomes inconsistent therewith, it Is-, necessary to invoke the aid of the ii-.\>.:i.:ix:. 1 There are points in which '.:.'> governmental aid can best l>e r«-n «e!e« by the ctatejSl that i.«, where the estrcige of CtataF* rights helps to secure j>opu!ar rlehts; and as to these I believe in states' risttt*. Hut there are larp* classes of ease* where only the authority of the national government will s«-rure the Hshta af the people, and where '■,!•- is the case ! an; convinced and a. thoroughgoing be» liever in the rights of the national govern ment. In the matter of conservation I heartily approve of Plate action where under our fom of government the siat*; only hes th* power to act. l cordially join with tho«<e who desire to see the state, within its own vphere. take the most advanced position 1.. regard to tho whole matter of conser vation. I have taken exactly •;.;- attitude In my out, State nf New York. Where the •itnte alone had power to a.ci. I have done ail I could to got ii to act in the most advanced manner, and whore the nation . ■•■.;« act 1 have done ell 1 could \o ■-■••; ;.■.'!•.!.«' action In ''• same direction. nunately. in the East we have In tlils matter paid the penalty of not having our forest iand under national control, and 'lit penalty has been severe. Most of tins Hates— although they are old state? — have not protected iheii forest?, each failing to t.< t by itaetf, because tlif actign was really the common concern of all; and whore action ir the common concern of all en j>erif n«?e ha* shown thai It >«i i.< pro) tabiy undertaKen only by the national govern* tn*nt. By actual experience la the J2a*t we ! have found to our cost that the nation, and 1 oof the several states, can best guard the : Interests of the people in the matter of the | forests and the waters, and that it it ! fall? to attempt this duty at the outset it | ■will later on have to pay heavily In order to be allowed to take up the work, which, i because it hi done so late, cannot be so [ well done as if II had been begun earlier. The Control of Water Power. Take 'he question of the control of the : water power sites. The enormous impor tance of water ]«ow«r sites to the future industrial fievelopmett of this country has | been realised only within a very few rears. Uniortunatolj. the realization has I come 100 late as regards many of the : power sites, but many yet remain with which our bands are free to deal. \\ c raid make it our luty to see that here after the power sites are kept under the control of the generil government for the use of the people as a whole. The fee ! should remain with the people as a whole. while the use is Eased on terms which shill secure an ample reward to the lee- Bees, which shall encourage the develop ment and use of the water power, but which shall not cieate a permanent mo nopoly or permit .the development to be ' anti-social, to be in any respect hostile to tlie public good The nation alone has the power to do tnis effectively, and It Is for this reason fiat you will find these corporations whirl wish to pain Improper advantage and v *>" freed from efficient cot.trol on the part of the public doing all that they can to secure the substitution of state for national action. In this count:;- nowadays capital has a national and not a state use. The great corporations which are managed and largely owned in the older states are those which are most in evidence in developing and using the mines and water powers and forests of the new territories and the new states, from Alaska to Arizona. I have been genuinely amused during the last two months at having arguments pre sented to me on behalf of certain rich men from New York and Ohio, for instance, as to why Colorado and other Rocky Mountain states should manage their own water power sites. Now, these men may be good citizens according to their lights, but nat urally enough their special interests ob scure their sense of public need, and as their object is to escape an efficient con trol, exercised in the interests of all the people of the- country, they clamor to be pal under the state instead of under the nation. If we are foolish enough to grant their requests we shall have ourselves to blame when we wake up and Jind that we have permitted another privilege to in- itch itself and another portion of what should be kept for the public good to be turned over to Individuals for purposes of private enrichment. During the last session of Congress bills were Introduced to transfer the water power «ites In the national forests and the public domain to the control of the states. I cannot state too strongly ray belief that these measures are unwise and that it would be disastrous to enact them into law. It! substance their effect would be to tree these great special interests from all effective control. The passage of such a bill would be a victory of the special in terests over the general welfare and a long backward step down the hill of prog ress we have of late been climbing. Our people have for many years pro ceeded upon the assumption that the nation should control the public land. It is to this assumption of national outlook that we owe our wisest land legislation from the homestead law to the irrigation law. The wise- use of our public domain has always been conditioned upon national action. The states can greatly help, but the nation must take the lead as regards the land, as regard? the forests and waters; and perhaps peculiarly in the case of the waters, because almopt all streams are really interstate streams. Coal Lands. The same principle applies with peculiar force to the coal lands, and especially to the coal lands in Alaska, whose protection and ownership by the federal government is so necessary, both for full and free in dustrial-development in the West and for the needs of our fleet in the Pacific. Tho coal mines should be leased, not sold, and those who mine the coal should pay back a part of the profit to the people. It is the right and duty of the people to de mand the most vigilant trusteeship on that part of that branch of the federal government in charge of the fuel re sources of the United States. Remember also that many of the men who protest loudly against effective na tional action would be the first to turn round and protest against state action if such action in its turn became effective ■tad would then unhesitatingly invoke the law to show that the state had no con stitutional power to act. Long experience j has shown that it is by no means impos sible in cases of constitutional doubt to get one set of judicial decisions which ren der it difficult for the nation to act. and another set which render it impossible for the state to act. In each case the privi leged beneficiaries of the decision invoke the aid of those who treat the Constitu tion not as a healthy aid to growth but as a fetich to prevent growth: and they assail the advocates of wise and cautious ' progress as being opponents of the Con \ stitution. If there is one thing which is more un : wise than another it is the creation by legislative, by executive or by judicial acTion of a neutral ground in which neither the state nor the nation has power. i and which esn Be*** a* a place of refuge j for the lawless man, and especially for I the lawless man of great wealth, who can hire the best legal counsel to advise him how to keep his abiding place equally dis tant from the uncertain frontiers of both state and national power. The Open Range, After praising the work of the Colorado Livestock Association and the American National Livestock Association Mr. Roose velt continued: As an oldtime stockman I realize that the present order of things on the open range cannot continue and that the sure way to protect the range itself, prevent the increase of big outfits, promote the equitable use of the grazing lands and foster genuine homestead settlement is to extend over the open range a system of range control somewhat similar to that now in effect in the national forests. Whatever system of range control may be adopted in detail, there are two thing* it must not do. It must not handicap or exclude the small man by requiring him to spend more money for fences than ho can afford, and it must leave every acre that can be nettled by bona-ftde home steaders freely open to such settlement. I do not believe that a single acre of our public lands should hereafter pass into private ownership, except for the single purpose of homestead settlement, and l know that the stockmen stand with me in their desire to remove every obstacle from the path of the genuine homesteader and to put every possible obstacle in the pathway of the man who tries to get pub lic lands by misrepresentation or fraud. This is absolutely necessary on the agri cultural lands. It is at least equally neces sary on the mineral lands. It would be a calamity, whose baleful effect on the aver age citizen we can scarcely exaggerate, if the great stores of coal and other mineral fuels still owned by the people in Alaska and elsewhere should pass into the unregu lated ownership of monopolistic corpora tions. The Forest Service. You progressive stockmen have stood heartily by the conservation movement, and with you have stood many others throughout the West, to whom large credit is due, such as the lumbermen in Wash ington and Oregon, the irrigatorg in Cali fornia, and the supporters of the country life movement in and around Spokane. I want to make my acknowledgments In particular to the Colorado Forestry Asso ciation, which has supported the forest work of the government with such un selfish zeal. The Forest Service has enemies because it is effective. Some of its best. work has been met by the bitterest op position. For example, it has done a real service by blocking the road against the grabbers "of water power, &Jid again by standing like a rock against the demands of bogus mining concerns to exploit the national forests. I have always done my best to help the genuine miner. I believe that one of th<3 !iret duties of the government is to encour aee honest mining on the public lands. But it is equally important to enforce the law firmly against that particularly dan gerous -lass which makes its living off th« public through fraudulent mining schemes. There is no more effective instrument lor the making of homes than the United States Reclamation Service, and no gov ernim-nt bureau while, I was President ha/i r«*aehe<l a higher standard of efficiency. Integrity and devotion to the public wel fare. Like the Forest Service, the Reclamation Service hag clashed, with certain private Interests and ••- had to pa.) the penalty of its v toe to the public in the form of bitte.r opposition from chose with whose profit It baa Interfered. The cry has been raised against it that th« government must not do for its citizens at a less cost what private interests are ready to make them pay for at higher prices. Now, ! believe fully In the private development of Irriga j tion projects Which the E"VPrn.rn<?nt can not undertake. Then is a large and legitimate fl ;ld for such work. i: .■ the essential thing la to make homes on the ! lands, not to enable individuals to profit i from the i.ecessltles of the. men who main those homes. There > no more warrant for objecting to the reclamation of arid lands by the government than there would be to pro* test against the government for patenting ! agricultural l nidi directly to the actual | settler, instead of through a middleman, who could make a. profit from the trans- action'. The men who assert their light to get something • •>! themselves at th* cost ,of the community instead of by service to the community we have always had with us. and doubtless we always shall '•■" then is r.o reason why we. vhouhi yield to them. The Reclamation Service has not done so, and that is the" Chief rea son for tlie attacks upon it. I don't think that there la one amona NEW-YORK DAILY TRIBUNE. TUESDAY. AUGUST ,30. 1010- you who is a better and more thorough going Westerner than I am. There has been no support given to the conservation policies so welcome as that which came from the West, and none In the west, more welcome than that which came from Colorado. standpoint of conservation the From the standpoint of conservation the East has wasted much of It? own superb endowment: and as an American, as a lover of the West. 1 hope that the West will profit by the East's bitter lesson and will not repeat the mistakes of the East. The East has wasted its resources, it suffers from the effect of the waste, which now puts :t at a disadvantage com pared to the West, and it is sorry. Most of the capital and very many of the men now attempting to monopolize your «esi ern resources are from the East. Th<- West should learn the lesson of the East s mistakes, and it should remember that conservation in the West will nelp the West first and most, and that the move ment for conservation is most earnest most vigorous, and most effective in the West and among Western men. That is one strong reason why the conservation policy has come to stay. An Address to the Legislature. From the Auditorium the trip was made to the Capitol, where Mr. Roose velt addressed the members of the Leg islature in the House chamber. While his address was not long, it was full of meat. He said, in part: I am anxious that the nation and the state shall each exercise Its legitimate powers to the fullest degree. When neces sary they should work together, but, above ail, they should not leave a neutral ground in which neither state nor nation can ex ercise authority, and which would become a place of refuge for men who wish to act criminally, and especially for the very rich men who wish to act against the interests of the community as a whole. Let us illustrate what l mean by a ref erence to two concrete cases. The first is the Knight Sugar Trust case. In that the Supreme Court of the United States un der cover of what a man whose Interest is chiefly in cane constructive stewardship can only call a highly technical legal subtlety, handed down a decision which rendered it exceedingly difficult for the na tion effectively to control the use of masses of corporate- capital in interstate business, as the nation obviously was the sole power that could exercise this control (for it was quite beyond Cc power of any one state). This was really a decision rendering it ex ceedingly difficult for the people to devise any method of controlling and regulating the business use of great capital in in terstate commerce. It was a decision nominally against national rights, but really against popular rights. The second case Is the so-called New York bakeshop case. In New York City, as in most large cities, the baking business la likely to be carried on under unhygienic conditions, conditions which tell on the wel fare of the workers and therefore against the welfare of the general public. The New York Legislature passed and the New York Governor signed a bill remedying these im proper conditions. New York State was the only body that could deal with them; the nation had no power in the matter. Information Seemed Sufficient. Acting on information which to them seemed ample and sufficient, acting in the interest of the public and in accordance ■with the demand of the public, the only governmental authority having affirmative rower in the matter, the Governor and the Legislature of New York, took the action which they deemed necesary alter what inquiry and study was needed to satisfy them as to the condition and as to the rem the Governor and the Legislature alone had the affirmative power to remedy the abuse. But the Supreme Court of the united States possessed and unfortunately oxer deed the negative power of not permitting the abuse to be remedied. By a live to four vote they declared th" action In the State Of New York unconstitutional, because, for sooth that men must not be deprived of their "liberty" to work under unhygienic conditions. They were, of course, them selves powerless to make the remotest, at tempt to provide a remedy for the wrong which undoubtedly existed, and their re fusal to permit action by the state did not confer any power upon the nation to act: in effect, reduced to impotence the only body which did have power, so that In this case the decision, although nominally against state rights, was really against pop ular rights, against the democrat!. • princi ple of government by the people under the forms of law. ,'■■_. , If such decisions as these two indicated the court's permanent attitude there would be real and grave cause to give alarm, for such decisions, if consistently followed up. would upset the whole system of popular government. I am, however, convinced, both from the inconsistency of these de cisions with the tenor of other decisions, and furthermore from the very fact that they are in such flagrant and direct con tradiction to the spirit and needs of the limes, that sooner or later they will he ex plicitly or Implicitly reversed. I mention then: merely to illustrate the need of having a truly national system of government under which the people can deal effectively with all problems, meeting those that affect the people as a whole by affirmative federal action and those that affect merely the people of one locality by affirmative state action. I am a most earnest and convinced be liever in exercising the power of the na tion where that power alone can be really effective, yet 1 am no less a convinced be liever in seeing that the power of tho states he made effective where it affords the best means of affirming popular rights. Above all there should be no neutral ground where, owing to a conflicting scries of de cisions, it shall appear that neither the state nor the nation has power, and where, in consequence, able and unscrupulous in dividuals are Wt free to riot at will with out the possibility of checking or control ling them In the interest of public welfare. More Coherent Work Needed. I want now. as a man recently connected With the national government, to call at tention to the great need that there should be more coherent work in the future than in the past between State and national governments. We have what I think is the most satisfactory form of government that has yet been devised by man. But the construction of laws by the courts and governmental action, legislative and ex ecutive, have not kept pace with the indus trial development of the nation. Times have changed. Now th? relations of employers and employes are slight!., dif ferent than they were before. Unfortunate ly, the courts, instead of recognizing tho new conditions, have lagged behind. The worst enemy of wise conservatism is that type of conservative who tries to prevent wrongs from being remedied be cause the wrongs have existed for so long a time. And, on the ether hand, the worst enemy of true progress is th« demagogue or the visionary who In the name of prog ress leads the people to make some blunder which will result in reaction. Distrust the demagogue and the mere visionary just as you distrust the others who hide behind conservatism. ' Be progressive; a great democracy ha? got to be progressive, or it will soon cease to be either a democracy or ; -eat. But remember that, no matter what your en thusiasm may be, if you make rapid prog ress in th«.« wrong direction you will merely have to undo it before you get along. Although I despise a crooked public servant, though I wished to see him pun ished with the utmost severity of the I law, my scorn and contempt for him are no greater than for the man who. by I mendacity and through slander, attacks the i character of an honest man just as he at | tacks the character of a dishonest man. I Such a ore, if unchecked, would pull down. 1 the temple and bury us all in the ruins. ! speak of the man who writes in tho j daily press. I will go with you to the last ! point in condemning the man who in the . public press writes an untruth, if you will t go with me to the last point in demanding eir'ni condemnation of the legislator who ' acts crookedly. I speak of the men who j write in the public nress and the maga zines; I speak of th»- politician on the ■ stump. Judge men not by the class to j which they belong, but by their conduct as individual citizens. The only man who. I think, is a little j more useful than the wise and honest pub lic official is the wise and honest man of [ the press; and the only man who, I think, I is a little more contemptible than a dis ; honest public official is the untruthful and ; dishonest man of the public press. I ask you to gland by the official who is i honest. I ask you to stand by the news, paper man and magazine writer who is : truthful and who exposes corruption. I ! ask you to stand against the official who is dishonest, and his equally base brother of the press who falsely accuses honest men of dishonesty. , Greets Spanish War Veterans. From th« Capitol Mr. Roosevelt re turned to the Auditorium, there to great another enthusiastic audience composed of Spanish, War veterans, to whom ho talked as a comrade, and linally a day which he declared "quite sufficiently strenuous" to suit his tajstt? came to an end, but only the day, for the evening' held still further entertainment in store. Ah soon rp the coffee and clears were readied at the banquet nf the evening the toastmaster Introduced Gifford Pin. abut, who responded to the toast, "The Cow and the. Tre<\" He was followed hy ex-Secretary Qarfteld, whose text was "Conservation and Progress." and the third speaker of the evening was Colonel Roosevelt himself, '.vim diseusse4 "Old Days on 'ii. Range." One of the interesting incidents of the day was ti\e insistence of Colon©] Roose veil that Judge Ben Unit]/ be on the stage at the Auditorium when he made, his principal address. Judge Lindsay, it appears, had not been invited to take part in the programme or to a place on the stage, but. sending Messrs. Pinchot and Garfleld out as sconts, Mr. Roose velt soon secured the presence of Judge T>indsey and th?n almost dragged him to the Auditorium and on to the Ftape, where he occupied a place of honor. During the wait— to a part of the audi ence a long one— for Colonel Roosevelt to appear at the Auditorium the band twice played ' Dixie." and each time it was enthusiastically applauded. Need less to say. Senator Heyburn was not present. When the former President arose to speak the band struck up "There Will Be a Hot Time in tho Old Town To-night,' and amid the applause of the audience Mr. Roosevelt, with ob vious delight, beat, time with both hands, his expressive grin affording abundant evidence of his enjoyment. When in the course of his remarks on conservation Mr. Roosevelt laid special stress on the importance of permitting the existence of no gap between state and federal authority over the public domain and the natural resources, elabo rating his remarks at considerable length, there were murmurs of "the twi light zone" and "'Bryan" in the audi ence, and when, speaking of the honest corporation, he said, "I will guard its rights to the best of my ability," and later, when speaking of the small c attle raiser, who might be required to expend an unreasonable sum for fencing under a law that permitted the leasing of graz ing privileges, he said. "If you find such a case bring me the specific instance and I will do my best to help secure a rem edy."' there was expectancy on the part of the audience that he would explain further these promises, but he let them stand for what they were worth without further enlightening his hearers. FAVORABLE^ TO ROOSEVELT Genesee Republicans Welcome His Re -entrance to Politics. Batavia. X. V.. An?. 3?.-The Oenesee County Renublicar. Convention, held here to-day, adopted resolutions congratulating the party on the re-entrance or Theodore Roosevelt into active participation in its affairs. The resolutions declared the h» ]W that "tho widespread and honest senti iii. Nt for primary reform shooM h*» reoosr nized by the enactment of a direct primary law." County Treasurer Clarence Bryant was nominated for the Assembly. FOR ROOSEVELTAND HUGHES Cortland Convention Enthusiastic Over "Real Leaders." BinKhamton. X. V., Aug. 29.— At the Cort land County Republican convention to-day no instruction.-: of any kind were given, but in .speeches of Judgrc I^uwk and others, heartily cheered by the convention, refer ence was made to Governor Hughes and Theodora Roosevelt as •'the real leaders of the party in the state." After the convention a telegram, signed by every delegate to the Congress con vention, was sent to ITr. Dwigbt, pledging him their votes, and thereby setting at rest th^ assertions that have been widely made that Cortland County would be op posed to him. Charles F. Brown was nominated to suc ceed himself as member of Assembly, and the delegates to the Senatorial convention are favorable to Charles J. Hewitt, of Locke, to succeed himself as State Sen ator. SEIDEL SLIGHTS ROOSEVELT Refuses to Serve on Reception Commit tee — Calls Him Unfair. Milwaukee. Aug. 29.— Emil SeMel, Milwau kee's Socialist Mayor, declining: to servo on a Roosevelt reception committee, gives as his reason the "unscholarly and unfair position that 11 r. Roosevelt has taken in the discussion of the movement in which I have spent all my spare time and energy." In his letter to Frank Cannon, chairman of the reception committee of the Milwau kee Press Club, whose guest Colonel Roose velt will be. next week, the Mayor concludes as follows: "However, f wish to arsure you that as ci ief executive of the city I extend to your guest the courtesy that every man Is entitled to in a republic. Hoping that it will be possible for me to serve you and our city in other capacities in the future, I beg to remain, yours truly, "EMTL SEIPKU Mayor." GREINER ON WAY HERE Summoned to Attend Series of Progressive Conferences. Buffalo. Aupr. 29 —Fred Groteor, Repub lican leader of Erie County, 'eft here for New York to-nigrln, whert, it ts said, he has been summoned for ;i series of con-> ferenefcs with progressive Republicans, be ginning to-morrow. Lloyd c. Griscom, William Tyoeb, jr., and F. J. H. Kracke are among the New Yorkers who, it Is said, will attend the conferences. Senator Dav erport and M. K. Hart, of Utiea, «nd prominent men In other sections of *he state have heen invited. It is understood here that Mr. Greiner favors the calling of a special meeting of the state committee to have another vote on the question of who shall be temporary chairman of the state convention. NEW MAYOR OF LAWRENCE Democrat Succeeds W. P. White, Who Is Serving a Sentence. Lawrence, Mass., Aug. 29.— Dr. John T. Cahill, a Democrat, wag to-night chosen Mayor by a joint convention of the city government to succeed William P. White, a Republican, who resigned more than a month ago while in the House of Correc tion serving a three years' sentence for conspiracy to bribe Dr. Cahil] was im mediately sworn in by the Assistant City Clerk. HEAD CRUSHED BY AUTO TRUCK Boy Stumbles While Roller Skating and Is Instantly Killed. Eric Fisher, of No. 2221 Eighth avenue, whllo skating in 121 st Street, between Sev enth and St. Nicholas avenues, yesterday, stumbled and. fell under a heavy auto truck of the New York Transfer Company and his head was completely crushed by the right rear wheel. His death was in stantaneous, according to an ambulance surgeon called from Harlem Hospital. Tho lad hail been skating by the side of the truck, with his left hand on the run ning board, according to witnesses, when he suddenly lost his balance find fell to th« ground. Ah the wlieel ran over Ids head the driver, George RaberjMr, of No. Dll West 4Sth Street, Mt a slight jar and brought th« ear to a stop. When he learned what had happened he grew hysterical. |i 1!! declared he \uu\ not seen the boy previously, He went to tha Weat USth street station whon the body of ii..- boj was taken there, but the lie v ten ant said there wa« no reason why he should be held. He MMd he WOUld go to the Cor oners' pfllce It it';':' 1 -;' GRISCOM HEARING SATURDAY. Bridgeport. Conn.. Aug. 20— At his own requ««»t, t^<> that li« may apuear In court at that time, the hearing of the charge ol reckless driving bio»S»t by .i trajtlc police man asainot Lloyd C. Ortsomn; of New York, was --< % i for .Saturday. Th« officer who ■iit---<i Mr Clrtseom on Saturday paid tltiit 'i'<' latter's automobile was mak ing thirty-five ; miles an hour over the city streets. OLDGUARDSPENOSMONEY Progressives Hint Wall Street Is Now Playing Politics. GRUBER AGAINST ROOSEVELT Griscom Says Progressives Now Have Control and Will Retain It. From information received by Progres sive Republicans here yesterday, the "old guard" is going about Its campaign to acquire control of the Republican State Convention In the "sood old way.' The Progressives have been told that the ?in*ws of war were available upstate In counties which were considered likely to send a Roosevelt delegation to the con vention, although normally they were machine districts-counties like Organs. Genesee. Clinton. Delaware and others ordinarily boss ridden, but aroused now on the anti-boss, direct nominations issue. Just where the "sinews of war" com© from has not b?en mad© clear. It is un derstood that the Republican State Com mittee Is p<wr Just now. Anyhow. Repub licans say it I? outside the province of the state committee to take part in primary fights. Progressives have heard that Wall Street has been taking considerable interest in the prospect of ex-President Roosevelt be coming- the leading figure at th« Repub lican convention. Mr. Roosevelt hasn't exactly thn love and affection of "Wall Street." At the same tim« politicians who have tried recently to extract campaign con tributions from big business men who formerly used to contribute cheerfully have found a distinct and deplorable dis inclination to have their names on the lists of those who give money for political purposes. And it is pertinent to recall. In this connection, that the last L«gislaturp was unkind enough to extend the pro visions of law requiring an accounting f <)r all moneys spent in work at elections to money .^pent in primary work in seeking nominations and in electing delegates to conventions. Surprise for Griscom. "Old guardsmen" are predicting that President Lloyd C. Griscom of the Repub lican County Committee is going to be much surprised when the state, convention comes tr> find that be can't hold the dele gates from three or four districts in line. New Yorkers have heard it whispered that a goodly campaign fund has heen raised for use against Mr. Griscom in these districts. It is a foregone conclusion that the delegates from the 17th Assembly Dis trict—that over which Abraham Gruber exercises sovereignty— will not be for Mr. Roosevelt for temporary chairman of the state committee. It was said yesterday that Mr. Griacom might find himself unable to hold the dele gates from the 3d, "Jimmy" March's baili wick; the 2lst. of which Moses M. McKee is leader, and the 334, of which William H. Ten Eyck H leader. This the Progressives think extremely improbable. Mr. Griscom has nothing to say about it. It is known that he has had long talks recently with McKee and Ten Eyck, and considers them loyal to him. At Mr. Griacom's request Gruber called on him at his office for a conference yes terday. After that conference Gruber said he was teetotally and everlastingly against Theodore Roos«velt for anything, any time, anywhere. "If J'm the only man in the state con vention to vote against him," said the pep pery little leader of the 17th. "I'll raisa myself as high as I can and shout out a loud "No!' 1 have a perfect understanding with Mr. OiUnjam. T'm not against him and I'm a good Taft man. I believe that every Republican In the country will be with Mr. Taft in a couple of years, except those who believe in Populism. "Mr. Roosevelt joes around the country bowling agajnst bosses and '-rooks If there are. any crooks left in the country it's a reproach to his seven yurf of ad^ ministration. He says he's against th»» hosses^why. he's the biggest boss of the lot. It's like limburgor cheese reproaching schweitjerkane for having an unpleasant odor. But Roosevelt's had his d»j . lie's! had all he'll get out of this country. As i we say in Germany, "Nominationen per Telefo.ii gind ausgespielt.' " Mr- Griscom didn't take much stock in tho proposition of the "old guard" to stampede the state convention for Roose velt. He was very- confident that Mr. Roosevelt wouldn't take any nomination from that source. Can't Stampede Convention. "From what I know of th«* situation." said he, "and from my taJks with Mr. Roosevelt, I am of the firm opin'on that any stampeding of the convention to Mr. Roosevelt will be impossible. The m*!i who are planning to nominate him in that way will iind themselves a minority of the con vention and will have comparatively little influence." Mr. Griscom seems well pleased over the upstate outlook. While the "old guard" may be working hard, it Is not working any harder than the Progressives^ and lie Roosevelt-Tar; t-Hughes men think they have control of the situation now and will be abla to retain it until after the direct nom inations fight has teen fought and the state ticket nominated. State Chairman Woodruff was at state headquarters yesterday, going over figures of the county assignment of delegates. He hadn't any thing to say on the. political outlook. Last night he went to Albany, where he expects to testify to-day in the forestry investigation regarding the way ha acquired his Adirondack estate. Kamn Kill Kate. Before going he made public the following statement: In response to my request for a hearing of all Adirondack matters with which my name has been associated. I am in receipt of the following telegram, dated Saturday August 27: ' " "Hon. Timothy L. Woodruff. No. 43 West 39th street. Now York City. "Will be pleased to hear you on Tuesday or W ednesdaj' of next neck. "CLARK AND AUSTIN. Commissioners." I have telegraphed in reply as follows:. "Mesjrs. Clark and Austin. Commissioners investigating Forest, Fish and Game Commission, Albany, N. Y. "In reply to your telegram, you may ex pect me for a hearing to-morrow (Tuesday) morning. TIMOTHY L. WOODRUFF." HEAVY GALE ON THE GULF. Brownsville, Tex.. Aug. 29.— A gale is Mowing over the Gulf of Mexico to-night and tht> tide is unusually high. With th« approach of the storm the snmm"r resi dents of Tarpon peach were brought to the mainland late this afternoon for safety. Removal Notice. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER FIRST, WE MOVE FROM 18TH ST. AND BROADWAY To Our New Building, 22-24-26 West Thirty -fourth (Just West of Waldorf). OPEN FOR BUSINESS TUESDAY. SEPT. 6TH. We Cordially Invite an Early Inspection. 34th Street West John Forsythe. BARNES FULL OF FIGHT Albany County Committee Goes on Record Against Roosevelt. Albany. An*. 2».-Waliam Barnes, jr.. state commltteeman. attended the meeting to-night of the Albany County Republican Committee, at which resolutions were adopted requesting th« enroll voters or the Republican party in the county to send delegates to the Saratoga convention "pledged to oppose all forms of direct nom inations or other insurgent doctrines and to favor th© adoption of a platform which will conform to the honored traditions of the Republican party." The resolution. in part, follows: Resolved. That the Republican County Committee of the county of Albany affirm itH^dherence to the principle of represent ative government, which, established o> the constitutions of th United States and of the State -' New York, should be held inviolable against encroachment through the enactment of legislation fordirec.nom inations, direct legislation, the *«'"»")* and referendum and all other forms of popullstic proposal. the ♦,«,„,«. of That we hereby commend the attitude of our representatives in the legislature In their loyalty to this fundamental Principle of the American form of Rovernment ' * n * denounce the attempted coercion of them and other members of that body by high in Kffl¥ r of business security and industrial progress, which l»»«"«»g£ ment to labor and return for «^te r pr ** we deprecate agitation for purely- political purposes, or for the furtherance of person al ambition. Mr. Barnes said that he had heard noth ing concerning a report that an attempt Is to be made by friends of Theodore Roosevelt and Lloyd C. Griscom. chair man of the New York County Republican Committee, to wrest from h!m the Republi can leadership pf Albany County. •If they want a fight we are ready for them." added Mr. Barnes. "You know there are thirteen thousand enrolled Republican voters In Albany County." A SHERMAN BOOMLET Representative Murphy Would Like to See Him President. Springfield. Mo., Aug. 20.-11 you run a stubby forefinger southwest ward across Missouri, starting at St. Louis, you will strike Marshfleld. Marehfleld. Webster County, in th- Ozark Mountains, is where It first saw th* light of day. "it" being nothing less than the Presidential boom of James S. Sherman. Mr. Sherman seemed a bit surprised to be thus started buoyantly on the road to the highest office In the gift of the people, but bore up bravely. The space in front of the courthouse was pretty well filled when the speaking began. Arthur P. Murphy, representing the M Missouri District in Congress, launched the, Vice-President's boom. The Presidential aeroplane left the ground at Mr. Murphy's last words. • And now." said the Congressman, "I wish to introduce to you the Vlce-President of the United States, whom I regard as our next President." Webster County seemed favorable. It clapped its hands, waved a few hats, and the bass drummer over in the bandstand whacked his drum. Mr. Sherman defended the Payne tariff bill and urged his hearers to use the great est care in their selection of men for the Legislature, as that body would be called or. next winter to name a United States Senator. Mr Sherman arrived at Marshfleld, Mo.. fo early this mornins that no one was at the station to extenrl him a welcome. His private car was placed on a siding, and be continued his slumbers undisturbed. OUTLOOK IN KANSAS Progressives in Control, Will Congratulate Taft. Topeka. Kan., Aug. 29.— 1t is likely that the Progressives will control the Republican party council, which meets her» to-morrow. They have the names of ninety out of 105 chairman of county committees, and- it is asserted that sixty-three of them are out spoken in their sympathy for Governor Stubbs and Senator Bristow. The ma jority of the legislative nominees is larger. If the Progressives control the meeting it is likely that Governor Stubbs will be made temporary chairman. Senator Bristow per manent chairman and Victor Murdock chairman of the committee on resolutions. The only thing the party council may do under the law is to adopt a party plat form, and It is certain that if th* Pro gressives control they 'will write an uncom promisingly Progressive document. The leaders say they will not seek to embarrass the "stand-patters" in Congress by any reference to them, but that Gov ernor Stubbs will be indorsed and that Congressmen Madison and Murdock will be indorsed for carrying out the platform pledge of two years ago in fighting to amend the House rules, and that there will bo no reference to the Payne-Aldrich bill except to declare that it cannot fulfil the pledges of the national platform. President Taft will be congratulated for the successful termination of the con test for postal savings banks, campaign publicity and a progressive railroad law. Senator Bristow said to-night: "I am opposed to an unqualified indorsement of the administration of President Taft. Such would mean the indorsement of Ballinger and the Interior Department, the removal of Pint hoi and the railroad Ml! introduced by Wickersham. I will favor the indorse* merit of the efforts the President has made to carry out tho party pledges, but I will fight an unqualified indorsement of the na tional administration." The platform will indorse the initiative and referendum, the recall of all state offi cers, direct election of United States Sen ators and a public utilities law and will urge a revision of the woollen, cotton, lead, zinc, rubber and other schedules of th* tariff. DEMOCRATS TO MEET TO-DAY. Albany. Aug. 29.— The executive committee of the Democratic League will meet at the League headquarters in this city at noon to-morrow to fix the date of another meet ing similar in character to the Saratoga conference Of September last, to be held either prior to or in connection with the Democratic State Convention, which meets in Rochester on September _*:■>. Secretary Francis A. "Willard has already engaged the ballroom and other rooms at the Hotel Seneca as headquarters of the league in Rochester during convention week. ASSEMBLYMAN RALDERIS RESIGNS Albany. Aug. I*9.— AssembH man Edward J. L. Rnlderis, of the 35th District oi New York, to-day filed his resignation with Secretary of State Koenig, to take effect immediately No reason is given for his action. FEW strong women, no delicats woman can operate the or dinary sewing machine with out risk. Especially in. summer ! Pedaling the machine is hard, monotonous, exhausting labor. No wonder so many womea dis like sewing. But an electric motor attached to the machine transforms the task from drudgery to light work. The physical powers are not •trained and the mind is free to concentrate on the quality of the work. More and better work, with no risk to the worker' 3 health, is done by the electrically driven sewing machine. The machine may be moved from room to room — wherever there is an electric light socket. 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