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mption 1ptiHn that Washington Wash OIt society ty Is Isponsible I Iponslble leponsIbIe
ponsible for this Ie lamentable and more morer moreIfu moreieEc
r less ridiculous ricIIe1 adjustment t Real Realflair Realh Realare
h hjngtoalana are not Involved 1ft the tlM4rralr thefTaIr
flair Our diplomat ShOUld not accuse accusewhole aeeuvholf accusewhole
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n I ur ed 4 i and selfrespecting people of oCt
t < vulgar ostentation and toady over over3of overS
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A v4hlnvtortana wtinsrtorians be permitted to speak for fort forir
i > ir r own town and their own civilization civilizationriore elvtUzaUoaPPf
riore PPf rc are said kJ to be U IZl Odd Fel Feli FelW8 Felva
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The Ministry and the Theater TheaterTho Tltc3terTh Theaterlh
Tho Th State o DC Georgia is severely qi qiloi ait
loi t uttet t ted d From Rabun Gap to Tybee Light Lights
< s they t hey picturesquely tluel express s it down downUicro dowal1Tf downthe
Uicro the entire tire population tton la all alla agog agoguguing co cougning
a uguing whether wh her it ta right for a minister ministerf
f the goenel I I to atlend at n4 the theater under underproper underpropT underPrPr
proper conditions condI and to see certain plays playsAt playstJe playsI
At I tje it head of the radicals stands et the theusually theotlally theual1y
usually ultraconservative ultra t1Ye Atlanta Con Conntitu Contititu ConitituUjr
ntitu itituUjr t1 pn while strange JltnI to relate elate at attie att
tie t h e head of the conservatives conaervattv stands the theprt thewrt thep
prt p rt and somewhat ba1 youngish Atlanta AtlantaGeorgian AtlantaJogian AtlantaGeorgIan
Georgian Squatty quaR cad equitably mar marshaled JUrsh niarshaled ¬
shaled sh lled beneath the respective rMillett banners of ofthese oft ofttece
these t peerless leaders stands the IlowerI
1 uf the theState State StateThe Tress TressThe rese reseThe
The question is not triflIng t 1ft As a mat mattor mattr mattr
tr of fact fact why should not a minister at attend attmd atieiid ¬
tend certain ciaasot of t theatrical per performances performance8 perfurmanc ¬
formances furmanc It ia I impossible to think that thatany tbatItny thatny
any ny minister mint ter could t attend such a per performance perf performance ¬
formance f ormance for instance as Warfleld m mThe In InThf InTh
The Th Music Master and not be tile bet better btt ¬
ter t r for fo it Would It not be a distinct and anduplifting andupliftln andl1pUfting
uplifting addition addJ Oft to any ministers edu education edutatlon eduuatlo ¬
cation uatlo especially pedal17 one of high intelligence intelligenceand intelll ence enceand
and studious habits babI to witness Iue so fine finea
a performance of Shakespeares peares master masterpiece maaterpiece masterpiece ¬
piece Hamlet ae a that recently given givenin JIveoin givenIn
in In this city by Mr Forbes F Robertson the theEnglish theEng1i8h theEnglih
English actor or Mr Mansfields pro production produdJon protIuctkn ¬
duction of Ibsens Ib Iin n up Peer Gynt GyntTJse Gyllt1fe GyntTe
TJse rather extreme extren 11 pies la advanced advancedt advancd1nrally advancedgencrally
1nrally t ncrally that a minister mttst hold aloof aloofatlrely lootntlrely abetntIreIy
atlrely from the theater because b the thesinge theJot theLge
singe Jot Lge gl per r se se is a wicked institution institutionunder IlI Institutionnder tUtJoniind
under iind nder r any a y and all circumstances and andfrom andfrom andfrom
from every point of view that no min minister mm mmlater In InJ8ter ¬
later may visit t the theater no matter matterwhat matterwhat matterwhat
what the reason advanced because of ofthe ofI
the 1 he example It may mav set for others Far Farbe I II
1 be it from us to seek to start a tbeotogi tbeotogical theologiCal i icat
cal or ethical discussion ton upon upoA this point pointbut pointhut pointbut
but such a view does seem in this U day dayuid dayamI dayanti
anti time a little farfetched fart1Uc ed The ex extremely ext cxremely ¬
tremely t longfaced minister is I slowly but butsurely buttlrfh buture1y
surely tlrfh seeing soeIn the end of his days lIe is isi i irelic i
i relic of the days when religion was wasmore wasmore wasmore
more a matter ter of pure terrorism than thanpersuasion thaftJ thanpfrsuaclOn
persuasion J > rsuaien lid love The Tb minister who whoi wborars whoars
i rars > ars to attend a weHrenderod perform performince performnCj performflcp
ince nCj > of a clean clean moral legitimate and anduplifting andpllrtlng anduplifting
uplifting play classic or otherwise otbeM1 e really reallyidences reanjI reallyidences
< idences H rather deprecating estimate estimatef esUm te ter
< f the intelligence of the times cape especially NpealJr capeaIIy ¬
cially alJr when he bases his disinclination disinclinationupon dllllnd1naUonupon dIsinclInationupon
upon the Idea that his act < may be mis misconstrued mistonstrued ¬ i iconstrued
construed rather rath r than because he be beiirves be beHtve beiicves
iirves it to be actually wrong wrongOf wron wronor wrongof
Of course there are two sides > 8 to this thismalter thisrnttter
matter so far as the argument is con conearned tonL eonerne
earned L erne rned That is freely admitted But Butso Butau Butsu
so far fars llS we can see ee and within the lim limto ¬
its it we have set It does not sewn that thatharm tMtbarm thatharm
harm coulfl result from from a general g Jlent1 adop adoption adoption adopUon ¬
tion of the views we have expressed expressedWith oxPFGModWIth ospreesodwith
With the higher critics so called ned we wehave wehave wehave
have as a rule rule scant sea 1t t patience > It is isequally iJlqHUy Isequally
equally true however that dogmatic dogmaticideals dogmatleMo dogmaticIdeals
ideals Mo ls coupled with ironclad rules of ofconduct oCconduct ofconduct
conduct not based upon common sense senseand senseand senseand
and clean and intelligent understanding understandingapproach understandtnapproach understandingapproach
approach somewhat mqwhat the other extreme extremeIn otremeIn extremeIn
In our opinion a minister of the gospel gospelmight gospelmight gosp gospmight
might with entire propriety attend any anyiplay anyplay n nplay
play of the character here cited and andthat andthat andthat
that without the slightest fear r flr of evil re results results rosuits ¬
sults following Indeed it is altogether altogetherprobable altogetherprobaQle altogetherprobable
probable that the results would be en entirely ontlrely antirely ¬
tirely helpful helpfulA
A Connecticut man man Is accused of steal stealing steaJInS steaklog ¬
InS sixty comic operas op ras That is not notcrime notcnme notcrime
crime It t is benevolence benevolenceThe benevolonceThe banevolonceThe
The Birthday frthdn of otLlncoln otLlncolnTod Lincoln LincolnToday LincolnThda
Today Tod Thda Is one of the most important importantand Importantand Importantand
and to thinking men on one of the moat moatsolemn mo mootsolemn t tHlemn
solemn of American annlversarioe anniVMS T1 Lin Lincolns Llncolns Lincolns ¬
colns birthday If George Washington Washingtonwas
was as oven the schoolbook teach the theFather theFather theFather
Father of his Country then Abraham AbrahamLlnooln Abrah AbrahamLinoohi m mLlnaoln
Llnooln railsplitter lawyer President Presidentand Presidentand Presidentand
and martyr must be forever regarded regardedaS regardedaSthe as asthe asthe
the father of our modern nation nationAlt natiORAn nationMt
Alt over the country today nay in inroost 1ftmost mmost
most places of the civilized world this thisday tI tIday thisday
day will 111 be remembered as that in which whichLincoln wblchLincoln whichUncoin
Lincoln the simple republican was born bornThousands bornThousands bornThousands
Thousands of school children will hear hearagain hearagain hearagain
again the story of his h great work erk his htetender blstendtr histender
tender life HC his earnest striving his IUsUmely un untimely ustimely ¬
timely death de lh In a a hundred hamlets ora orators oratorll eratore ¬
tore will 111 mouth his fame thousands of ofnewspapers ofnnntPAPel8 ofnewspapers
newspapers will speak his name nameWhen munehen noiseheu
When hen we recall the virtues rtun of our dis distinguished die dltltpitJhei dietinguished ¬
tinguished dead we are apt to think Of Ofthem oftltem oftheft
them with a feeling of pity IJIl7for for them tit tittheir for fortheir fortiteb
their untimely death dMth for ourselves that thatperhaps tbatperba thatperhapa
perhaps perba P6 they tlte were cut short In their theirgreat tJMIrgrt theirgreat
great usefulness but Lincoln old Ms Mswork Illswork hiswork
work before he died ed and there te no noAmerican JIGmedca noikmerfcsn
American medca n spirit even in this day m mvitally 1Mvitalll sovitally
vitally alive as his hisCaesar hiCResar hislaeear
Caesar was great cud coaqueraa COD cooquud wc W w41ds w41dsbut t1da t1dabut iis iisbut
but the kingdom that he built la drifting Artfttagdust 4bftucdust driftingdust
dust and of all that is left of him the thegreatest Oaesreatest thegreatest
greatest poet of the earth could only 0111 ask askAre allkAre askAre
Are all > tt thy wnimuto a4L starte otin iriaajhj Uismp gp 11 11SItnI idk idkShgis lb lbShras
Shras ta thfe Mttto HMMM HMMMThe memwerho r rThe
The measure o of Lincoln has grown Im Immeasurably I Imeunlbl homeasurably ¬
measurably meunlbl since his tragic death and andgreat ctt cudgreat
great t as this U nation tIeft is awl IU powerful po werl1ll we weowe weowe weowe
owe much of It to him The man I whom wnomwe wlIoatwe whomno
we revere as deeply as we love did well wellhte wlhis wdlhis
his work and the man is dead But Lin Lincoln LIacoin Liiicoin ¬
coin the idea I the lii spirit ptrlt the high Id Wecl Weclof l ideof sl slof
of loftiest Americanism lives on and andshall aacIJIbaIt andMia1l
shall live so long as the United States Statesmore su Statesmore i
more firmly naly united through MB dreadful dreadfuldeath drM4t11ldeath dreadfuldeath
death shall stand in the forefront of toe toenations thenations
nations of the world worldStill warkiStilt OrkJ I I ISUII
Still is the th nation tIon guided by his faith faithstill faithstill I IaUn
still do we take counsel from mT liWwisdoic liWwisdoicand wisdom wisdomand I IaJMI
and we today are great because we weteamed weleanaed welearned
teamed the th needful lessons 1 from this thiscalm thiscalm I Icalm
calm heroic h raIc soul whom the God that thatguides thatguides I Ius
guides us leat to our nation in the hour hourof hourof I Iof
of greatest stress stressIt strsIt stressIt
It Is sincerely to he hoped that Sesai Sesaitor stOl Senatoi
tor Beverbfge has made ample a aexemfi and proper properexemption psperexemptiout
exemption Olt in the aadcMId labor bID fier fierthe IIrtile r rthe
the Indiana literary t17 contingent contingentBetter coatSgentctter cootlngentBetter
Better ctter Government Demanded DemandedCertain DcmnndedCertain DemandedCertln
Certain phrase in an address ad4 Rade made by byGov by0ev I
Gov Hughes of New York at Albany Albanythe AlMA AlMAthe Albanythe
the ether night attract our attention aa aaexpressing ucxprflMtng asexpressing
expressing a conception t nceptJoo of the great greatpolitical gratpoUUeal greatpolitical
political need of the American people if ifnot itnot Ifnot
not their strongest 3tron t political aspiration aspirationHonest aaplraUonUHODNt aspirationHonest
Honest and efficient government ftnunt and andbetterment an4betterment andhtterment
betterment of administration are the theideals theIdeals
ideals 1 of this practical executive and to tohim tohlas tohim
him it seams that the only kind of ofpolitics ofJtItUe8 ofpoflUcs
politics that has a chance of winning is isthe Istile hithe
the kind which gives efficient govern government ftrnJlfftL g yern yernmeat ¬
meat mentIt JlfftLIt meatIt
It Is 8 probable that Gov Hughes H1I5 was wasthinking wastbloklag wasthuuldag
thinking more of the executive than of ofthe oftile ofthe
the legislative funotkm when he spoke spokeof okee spokeof
of efficiency In government as die Ji aim aimof abnor cliiiof
of the theWOllle people His point of view to tosymtonmUe IIIaymtoaatJe Issymtoinotic
symtonmUe of the tendency of the times timeswhich timesh timeswhich
which h is toward a strengthening of the theexecutive tbeexeewttn Lb Lbexecutive
executive power The demand for more morelegislation moreIePllatlon morelegislation
legislation Is constant and clamorous eIamorouebut clamorousbut
but there t is nowadays an accompanying accompanyingdemand aeeolll acrompanyingdeiripnd anYing anYingde1qlad
demand for honest and vigorous admin administration admbaI 4mbIstratlon ¬
istration I of the laws Jaws without which all alltegteiskjon anle allIegIcItlon
tegteiskjon le on must prove futile Without Withoutstrong WithouttroD Withoutstrong
strong men in positions poIItio of high public pubUctrust publictrust publictrust
trust our governments pv namenta are continually continuallyin
in danger of falling prey to mercenary mercenaryInterests mereeaaryIfttere mercenaryinterests
Interests ts and to pott potttkal deal corruption corruptionThe t corruptionThe rrupdon rrupdonThe
The highest duty of the electorate is to toelevate toevate toelevate
elevate evate to such positions men of known kno11r knownvigor
vigor r of mind and probity of action actionGov actlenGov action0ev
Gov Hughes theory of winning poll polltics poUtl pollties
tics tl therefore ther Core excludes 8 ludM from considera consideration consIdration coasideraties ¬
tion as a a party candidate what t used usedto uHdto usedto
to be known as the available man who whowas whoWall whowas
was commonly enough a man without withoutmarked wlthoumarked withoutmarked
marked convictions or strong character characterThe eharaelerThe characterThe
The time has gone by let us hope or is isfast 18rqt Isfast
fast going JOiD when ben the chief commendation commendationof datJon datJonof
of any aspirant for executive office shall shallbe aballbe shallbe
be that t t he ii has no fixed principles of ofaction 0action ofaction
action no political politic ideate and a corn eotnJtlalSflnt cornplalsnnt
plaisant political conscience The great greatneed greatMed greatneed
need of the day is honest and eftcient eftcientgovernment emehmt5OVerDntent emelestgovernment
government and that implies an an honest honestand holt honOstand 8t 8tand
and efficient executive e ecQltft Strong men are areneeded areneecled areneeded
needed for the government of the modern modernworld modemworhl modernworld
world and the people are wisely guided bUkledwileR guidedwhen
when they choose for governors and andPresidents aJMIPreslclena andPresidents
Presidents such men as Charles B BHughes EoHpes BHatches
Hughes and Theodore Roosevelt Let Letit LetIt LetIt
it not be thought that any weakling weaklingmar weakltn weakltnmay weaklingnay
mar hereafter aspire to the offices which whichthese vhlckt whichthese
these t 4 strong men now occupy occupySenator occupySnator occupySenator
Senator Forakers attention is respect respectfully reBfectfully respectfully ¬
fully called to the fact that an Ohio paper paperte perconcIucUn paperIs
te conducting concIucUn a WheIsyourciiolcefor WheIsyourciiolcefor19M
19M l contest eonte t and so far his answwr aIl8 does doesnot cIoecnot doesnot
not appear appearMr appearMr
Mr r Burtons Good Work WorkAir Worktr WorkMr
Air tr Burton chairman of oft1N the HonNe HonNeCommittee IrOtlMeCommittee tiouseCommittee
Committee on o Rivers and Harbors Har ors is re receiving re receiving receiving ¬
ceiving much welldeserved wellde ervecl commendation commendationfor
for the thorough and efficient manner in inwhich Inwhleh Inwhich
which he b has handled ndled internal nternal improve improveraent Improyemfmt Improvemont
mont legislation Jegl htUon for a number of years yearspast yeuspaat yeezspast
past The great need of the country as asregards asregards asregards
regards river and harbor improvements improvementssaid Improvementssdd
said Mr Burton on Thursday last de defending derending tiefending ¬
fending himself from various aspersions aspersionscast uperslonscaat aspersionscast
cast upon his motives in refusing to agree agreeto agreeto < ree reeto
to certain appropriations uismore is more intelli intelligent Ifttelllsoot hiteltigent ¬
gent consideration of o the subject subjectThat svbJectThat subjectThat
That is precisely the service Mr Burton Burtonhas Burtonhu Burtonhas
has been performing since his appoint appointment appolntIMftt appointmeat ¬
meat ur o the chairmanship of the Rivers Riversand RlvensKDd Riversand
and Harbors Committee The important importantmeasure Importantmeasure Importantmeasure
measure which he has just succeeded in ingetting Ingottlng Ingetting
getting through the House e practically practicallywithout practJat practicablywithout b bwithout
without amendment probably carries a asmaller aner asmaller
smaller ner quantity of what has become becomeknown becomeknowo becomeknown
known rather unfavorably untawrabl as pork than thanany thanany thanany
any previous bill of the character 41 41tbough IUt110ugh dlthough
though It authorizes the expenditure of of5S4eoaWO o oIr ofMr
5S4eoaWO Mr Ir Burton as is well known knownhas knowRbas knownhas
has consistently declined to take the pork porkbarrel p rk rkbarrel porkbarrel
barrel view lew of river rivc and harbor legisla legislation legislalion legisiaLion ¬
lion He has endeavored to reduce the thewaste thewaste thewaste
waste of money mona in useless projects pr ject and andto a axidto kI kIto
to see that Important permanent works workssubserving workssub workssubserving
subserving sub ervlnS substantial and lasting com commercial commorelal cornmarcia ¬
marcia needs are carried iorward to com completion completJoR cornplotlon ¬
pletion He has 1tU in short tried to intro introduce Introduce Introduce ¬
duce definite system Into the vast work of ofriver orrher ofriver
river and harbor improvement Jmprovem > nt and with withmeasurable withmeasurable withmeasurable
measurable success successThe sUctessThe successThe
The present bill bill remarks the Philadel ¬
phia Ledger really marks a distinct ad advance advance adVance ¬
vance In the direction of Intelligent re responsibility responalblJltT respousibility ¬
sponsibility in Congressional legislation legislationThat legislationT1tltt legislationThat
That this is true Is due to the careful and andconscientious andconscientious andconscientIous
conscientious labor of Mr Burton who Is Isconspicuously IsconspicuouslY Isconspicuously
conspicuously the right man In the right rightplace Tightplace rightplace
place We trust he may be persuaded to toremain torOM8ln toremain
remain at the head han d of the committee committeewith committeewith committeewith
with the work of whleh ho Is so famllar famllarand taml1arand familarand
and where he Is in a position to render renderconspicuous renderconspicuous renderconspicuous
conspicuous service to the country countryA countr countrA
A good go d many States In tho ho Union would wouldbe waul wouldbe a abe
be glad of an opportunity to choose be between betwuen between ¬
tween John Sharp Williams and Coy GovYardaman OovVardaman CoyVardnman
Yardaman to represent re rosent thorn In theUnited the theUnited theUnited
United States Senate SenateShould SenatoShould SenateShould
Should Be Barred nrrcd from the MailsThe Mails iIaI1sThe j jThe
The Inquiry made by the President Presidentwhether prasl Presidentwhether ont ontwtether
whether newspapers which print dis disgusting 1115gvstlng i igusting ¬
gusting details of the Thaw murdor trial trialmay trialnNlY trialmay
may not be excluded from the malls m l1s Isv Isvllkoly hI hIUkOly IslIkely
lIkely to provoke the cry that tha t th press pressof preot precaof
of the country is to be subjected to gov governmental govornmental gorernmental ¬
ernmental censorship There will be a ashaking askln ashaking
shaking skln of heads hesd and Itoldyousos Itoldyousosand
and if we believe onehalf we re rood d and andhear andbear andhear
hear doubtless s we will begin to feel Hint Hintthe tJ1attho thatthe
the free and untrammeled press the na nations nntlons nat1os ¬
tions greatest t safeguard Is today dan dangerously dnngerousll dangerously ¬
gerously menaced menacedBut menacedBut menacedBut
But we are not going to believe a bit bitof bitof bitof
of It It Such talk is the veriest twaddlo twaddloEvery tWRddJQEver twaddlOEvery
Every clean and selfrespecting newspaper newspaperwill nowspa newspaperwill r rwill
will applaud the Presidents Pre ldents action The Thewonder TJtewonder Thewonder
wonder Is that it did not come more morepromptly morepromptly morepromptiy
promptly and more vigorously It Is not nota notfftf nota
a step fftf p toward the censorship een of news It Itte ItstmJ
te simply stmJ l7 a step tep toward decency decencyThe decencyThe < leeonc leeoncThe
The newspapers that are following the theThaw theThaw theThaw
Thaw trial through all Its hideous details detailsshould dettfJsslMuld detailssh
should sh uld be denied ealed the mailing m ntng privilege privilegeThey prhflegeTbeJr privilegeThey
They ought to be ooaftscnted for th pub public pubIc pubIICgOOL ¬
lic IICgOOL IICgOOLThe Ic good goodThe
The purefeed law already is said to tohave toMY tohava
have MY caused the ruin of f one Ohio drug drugftrm drtigArm drugfirm
Arm Doubtless it wasnt ttmt killed before It Itneeded Itneeded Itneeded
needed to be beAnnapolis liel lieAaaapeUs betnnspells
Annapolis and West Point have ar arranged arrAftI8d arrngid ¬
ranged to play their baseball game ou ouMay 011Ma onMay
May Ma L I Evidently EYldelltJ spring IB on the wing wingThere Wh1gThere wingThere
There Is still 1I1 real whisky in old Ken Kentucky Kentucky Kentucky ¬
tucky says a Mr Watterson atlenan But B l is it itreal treal itreal
real stilt wfciefcy wfciefcyMA wtd whiphyA 7T 7TA
MA A twentydollar gold piece has an odor odordistinctly odormttnctl7 odordisthietly
distinctly Its own says a scientific seisntlflcsharp seltlRer scientificsharp
sharp r At least the majority of us are aregenerally aregenerally 16 16peera
generally 7 m In a position to prove that it itI Itt ItIsnt
I isnt t ours oursMilk oursWnk ourshulk
Milk typhoid meat apoplexy sweets sweetspareete sweot8 sweot8parMls sweetsparesla
pareete whisky tlWk7 Jlmmlae jI iII coffee aortae nerv nervousness Mrty nervoumseen ¬
ousness vegetables y weaknaes beer beergout beergout beergout
gout oyster rheumatism Whats the theuse theuse
use 1
Buahido Japans moral system yst in insists hata Inilsts ¬
sists ta that not a a finger set snail be raised raisedagainst ralHdtat raisedagainst
against tat a benefactor beDela Qr ears the St St Louis IxnrtsRepublic lJJvttRepubUe LouisRepuidic
Republic Much less the mailed A fist t or orthe rtile orthe
the big stick stickHow u uHow stickHow
How does the Jury like the idea of f be being b bJag b bing ¬
ing classed as a a jury of Mr rr ThaWs ThaWspeers TIaa Thawspeers s speen
peers peersWhat peen1bat peersWhat
What the Japuteee J want UIt to kntw kItIwDoeI Is IsDoes IsDoes
Does tee Amerteaa schoolhouse oentaia oentaiaa oolltaJttof
a deer of hope for tile the Mttte tUNltretber brown brownbrother ewa ewabrother
brother brotherThe ltretberThe brotherThe
The Richmond Rkbmo d TimesDig ThnesDIeitdt nmeaDleJJll natch says saysthere a s stlNre sthere
there are 1JKJM 7 UO telephones in 1 this coon country cotnttry coontry ¬
try and NUN of them are busy now nowStrange BOWStrane nowStrange
Strange aow bow many JRIUI things thba have hap happened bappened happeed ¬
pened of late without Secretary Leeb be being be beIn belug ¬
lug blamed for anything in parUeutar parUeutarThe partloukrThe prtlcuisrThe
The chief Panama engineer question questionthreatens qUMdonbeeotM questionthreatens
threatens to become quite as acute a athe aUte O Othe
the servant girl Question QuestionDr questionDr tlon tlonDr
Dr Wiley says oysters should never IWHrINt be beput beput
put on Ice Neither should battercakes baUercakesbut b battercakesbut terok terokbut
but thorns no accounting for tastes tastesAfter taatNAlter tastesAfter
After all this Hobaonesque Ho war talk talkthe talkthe talkthe
the only thing in sight seems to be a ameasly aJHu17 a ameasly
measly little llttl old South American revo revolutionet rnelutJoaet revulutionet
lutionet lutionetThe lutJoaetTbfr lutionetThe
The Montgomery M Advertiser asks per permission IMImJaIon permission ¬
mission te retire to the woodshed wood hed and andlaugh andlaugh andlaugh
laugh every time ties It thinks of 0 that colored coloredappointment coloredappointment coloredappointment
appointment proposed pn tO for Cincinnati It Itwould Itwould Itwould
j would not seem unreasonable that per permission permion permIssion ¬
mission be granted grantedCount grantedCount grantedCount
Count Bout de Castellans Ca tellana has 1ttl reconsid reeoMlderPid reconoldered reconsidered ¬
ered the matter aad will not commit commitsuicide eontmltulelde commitsuicide
suicide yet but soon The counts threat threatdidnt threatdldDt threatdidnt
didnt seem to arouse the widespread ap apprehension ap appreheason apprehensIon ¬
prehension and dismay he probably an anticipated anUetpnted antictpated ¬
ticipated ticipatedThe UetpntedThe tictpatedThe
The Rochester Herald calls attention to tothe tothe tothe
the fact that Chauncey Cbauwe M 1 Depew received receivedninetynine receivedAlnetynlne receIvedninetynine
j ninetynine votes for the Preakl Presidentialnomination Presidential Presidentialnomination entM I Inomination
nomination in the Chicago convention of ofIMS ot18IIS ofls
IMS ls There Th re te hardly any nl doubt that tho thonext thonext thenext
next convention t nyentJon would Ould cheerfully cheer full record recordtwentythree recordtweJltythree recordtwentythree
twentythree for him himNine himNine himNine
Nine per cent of all kisses kls6 arc said to tobe tobfI tobe
be laden with germs says the Charleston CharlestonNews CharlestonNews CharlestonNews
News and Courier But what are a few fewgerms fewgerms fewgerms
germs between sweethearts sweetheartsStanford sweetbe sweetheartsStanford rt rtStaufol1l
Stanford White might not improperly be bereferred bereferrecl bereferred
referred to aa the architect of his own ownmisfortune ownmfortune ownmisfortune
misfortune misfortuneA
A bold bad man stole Mark Iark Twains Twainswatch Twalnswateb Twainswatch
watch the other day but it WAS 5 returned returnedIt
It is to be hoped the thief did not take takethe takethe takethe
the humorist for Mr 11 Easy Mark MarkChancellor MukCbaMe1Ior MarkChaneellorDay
Chancellor ChaneellorDay Day says the poor are lazy lazyand I lazyand 2Y 2Yand
and drink too much Ho seems to con consider consider eonskier ¬
sider everything outside the millionaire millionaireset
set its s poor white trash anyhow anyhowThe anyhowThe
The dead Bailey reads a headline headlineCircus h08 headlineOtreno 1l1nc 1l1ncCtrevs <
Circus man it means not Senator SenatorWhat SenatarVbat SenatorWhat
What with the council raising the license licenseto
to sa 3060 3 per annum and Aunt Carrie CarrieNation CarrIeNation CarrieNation
Nation camping inside the city elt limits the thewoes tbeOS thewoes
woes OS of the Atlanta saloon keepers would wouldseem wouldstem wouldstein
seem to be overwhelming overwhelmingThe
The South Carolina dispensary system is issaid IsId Issaid
said Id to be b the product of one Hon T TLarry TIarr TlArry
Larry Iarr Gannt Gaunt a gentleman whose h05e name namereminds namereminds anniereminds
reminds one of a couple of tons of snow snowsHdlng snowsHdlng snoweliding
sHdlng off a roof Having done his hisworst Illsrst hisworst
worst rst in South Carolina the Hon T TLarry TLarry TLarry
Larry Ac c has taken to the woods some somewhere somewhere somewhere ¬
where across E the line in Georgia GeorgiaWo GeorgiaWe GeorgiaWe
We regret to report r rt the defeat of the theKaisers theKftisers theICrtlses
Kaisers great and good lieutenant Herr HerrSchmidt HerrSchmidt HerrSchmidt
Schmidt of BIngenontheRhine We Wehad Weluad Wehad
had a better opinion of dear old Bingen Blngenthan Bingenthan Bingenthan
than that thatDelphln thatDelpbln thatDolphin
Dolphin Michael Delmas My Ir if Doro Dorothy Dorothy Dorothy ¬
thy Dlx cannot Laurajeanllbby that Into Intosomething Int Int8OIDeUaln intosomething
something 8OIDeUaln sweet and saccharine sa chttrJne whats whatsthe Whatsthe whatsthe
the use of girlical writers wrltopS anyhow nnyhewCapt snyhewpt anyhowCapt
Capt pt Hobson should give Ms talk talkdepartment taUtdep talkdepartment
department a recess says 5S S a contempo1ary contempo contemporary > o orary ¬
rary He does frequently but only the theconstructive thec theconstructive
constructive c nstNettye kind kindA klndp klndpI kindA
A Regulator nesjnlntorWorn ne RegulatorP1011 nlntor nlntorPftIM
I Worn PftIM UM you m Y Yk fc San SanKnfcker SaIlKnlekerHow SenKniekerHow
Knfcker KnlekerHow How did Whackem qualify as asa asa asa
a railroad ra rMd expert expertBroeker expertBroekerHe expertBrockerIle
Broeker BroekerHe He once caught a train by bytimetable n ntimetable atimetable
Welcome to Hint HintFrom HimFmin
From UM > CUeago ItecMdBerald ItecMdBeraldThe IteetrdBM1dThe itiesrdBetahLThe
The Geekwar of Baroda is reported reported to tobe tobe tobe
be thinking of hiring an American as his hispersonal blspersonal hispersonal
personal adviser It would be gratifying gratifyingif
if he would take Chancellor Day DayA Da DaA DayA
A PuRiHntlc Patti PnttiProm PnttlProm PattiFrom
Prom the Atlanta Georgian GeorgianJohn OeorfanJohn OeoIseJohn
John L Sullivan is the Patti of pugil pugilism pugilism pughlam ¬
ism He has announced his fiftythird fiftythirdfarewell fiftythirdfarewell
farewell tour
Little mouso In in the trap trapYours trapYours traptours
Yours Is quite n ndire dire mishap mishapIn mishapIn mishaiIn
In a trice triceTeu trIceY8u triceYou
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Bartered liberty for cheese cheeaePaltry chese chesePaltry cheesePaltry
Paltry price priceStill prIceStill pricestill
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GUile the UI price you Jiad to pay payTill pttyTUI PYTill
Till too late lateA lateAs lateAs
A As you ou for the cheese did go goPoor goPOor goPoor
Poor old chap you didnt know knowTwas ktOwTwaJ oW oWTws
Twas Tws a bait baitI bitI
I by bylMlt bolt have captured been beenIn beenIx beenIn
In a trap with sickly sJ kl7 grin grinForced grlnlorced grinForced
Forced to bide bideGetting bideGettinS bideGetting
Getting out as best I Imfght ImfghtLlkowlse mightLikewise might mightLikewise
Likewise losing lostn In my light nightLots flightLots lightLots
Lots of hide hideTherefore hl hideTherefore e eTherefore
Therefore I will set you free freeAnd freeAnd freeAnd
And when trouble comes to me meSome meSeine meSome
Some dark day
May Ma I find like Uk yon ou a friend friendWho frJllltdho friendWho
Who ho will me rejoicing sand sandOn lIondOn ntl ntlOn
On my way wayClnite Wtl7Quite wyQuite
Quite SoIll So SoIll Sourn
urn Ill win her h love now JlowHow newHows N NHows
Hows How that thatIve tlNiU tlNiUIve thatIve
Ive bought a philter philterWell phllt phlltWen p1111ccWell
Well a s philtered love certainly ought oughtto olllItto oughtto
to be pure
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I suppose It yeti could give everybody everybodyan ever1xIdY ever1xIdYan
an outside rom rtom your ur troubles treu les would be befew hetew befew
few tew tewTbey
They would responded the total totaldark helDlclerk hOtelclerk
clerk if I could give 11 everybody an out outside OU OUsl Oiitside ¬
side sl e room at an inside price priceThey JKfeeThe priceThey
They The Are re Indeed IndeedDo IndcellDo IndeedDo
Do yen trust your staff humorist U Uselect w wHieGt toselect
select the clipped jokes you user userYes userYesl use useYes
Yes Yesl and ha clips good ones too Oh Ohnewspaper OhneWllpaper Ohnewaipr
newspaper men m are an honest loU loUTo JotTo lot lotTo
To Dodge With WltliHave WithHave VltllMa
Have Ma these t commercial bandits btut b0fl4tIt 1t n nmott O con conscientious emsseIetstijs ¬
scientious mott scruples whatever whateverThey whateverThey whateverThey
They must have MeilOtM some YON seldom seldomhoar eldltmhNt ashlemhear
hoar of one oeof of them doing Jury duty dutyNOTHING dut7NOTHING dutyNOTHING
Piwa p Pa ta 1M PMuJdphh IVr IH PIM I IItenUUe Ir Iriteahlstic
Itcnllxtic ItenUUeM8tJtsrGoocIneM iteahlstic345th0rOoodness
Mother M8tJtsrGoocIneM Qeodne me Khue why are areyou are70U areyou
you shouting in that horrfWe fashion fashionWhy fashionWhy 1 1W1r
Why W1r cant you be quiet like Willie WillieBWe WillieRWUe Willie3IeioUes
BWe RWUe Hes got to be quiet Iet the way waywere waywere waywere
were jriayhV ytn Hes pa i comm NIB cousin home kite kitean J ate atean te teu
an Fm you youApplied youApplied youApplied
Applied Knowledge KnowledgeYes KnonledgeTN KnowledgeTes
TN Tes Yes said Willies father tat impatiently impatientlythe JHItieJld JHItieJldUt
the Ut word w excavate exeav means to hallow hoUowout MHowto hallowout
out to Now dont t bother me IMpia again I told toldyou toldthat toldou
you ou that before beforeI beforeHI
HI I know UIO you did replied Willie hot IMIltIae hotthe
the baby boean to excavate ca Tttte when you youws 70Uwas yenwee
ws speafer w and I didnt t hear you youInnpropos MInapropo ioninapropos
Innpropos InapropoY inaproposYes InnproposYe
Ye Y Yes I know Peckham What a little Mulemouse littleIIIOUM
mouse of a man n he beKOitHDH Is IsKonoease isNonsense
Nonsense Dont call him that thatBut tbatuw thatIkit
uw But thats tJIat Just what be ta taI Ja JaIlble IsImpessible
I Imuossible Why Wb his wIfe u iftttt the theI Ut ttleast
I least t bit afraid trald of him himI blmTbat himThat
I That Little AVorii 0111 TooCUtUagGela TooCuttingGoing Too TooCutan
Cutan CUtUagGela Golnjc into the lyceum hId hIdhat eh ski skiWhat 7 7What
What hat line ItaeRimer II lineRlaerIm
Rimer lUIMrIm Im just going g to give e readings readingsfrom 1W IltgetroIft readingsfrom
from my own poems What de you think thinkof WokeC thinkof
of It HCuttingWell ItCuttingWell
CuttingWell I ooBt t know Suppose Supposeyou apposeyov Sapposeyou
you sitould prove to be m bum reader readertoo readertee rendertoo
Her Retort RetortI
I met an old friend of mine today todaytetga todq1tt todayWga
tetga 1tt Mrs xr s Stiles whom whom boID I havent MOM MIMfor aeonfor MOMfor
for years I scarcely neIJ knew her at drat dratThe AnItrIM firstThe
The bonnet t she wore woreOh WON wormOh
011 Oh come OOIM now interrupted her DDS husband DDSHI hnsbsiid ¬
band HI I suppose youre going to say 7 you youwant 1Mtwam yostwaist
want one Just like It ItIndeed ItIad8ed It ItInde
Indeed Inde d I wouldnt mind wearing one oneshe one oneJJPed oneshe
she anappoiL JJPed It was a widows bonnet bonnetThe hotutetlhe bonnetlie
Retort RetortHuh I IHuh
The lie
Huh snorted Kadiey who had re receatty re re088tb receatly
ceatty come in for his uncles 1I11de money moneytht moneythat I Itllat
that suit of yours looks like a adown handme handmedown JlaJM1mcI
down downThink downThink Think waThlnk wa so replied Poorley PoorIe By the theway theway I IW7
way why does every ery one speak so scorn scornfully SCDrn1 SCDrn1vn mornfully ¬
fully vn of a Mudme baadmedown handmodownWell cnr01 T TWell I
WeU Well oo do you suppose a baadmedown baadmedownis I
is at all creditable to a fellow fellowNo fallowNo
No not even eft a handmedown for fortune fort fortune ¬ I
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Balked nlke1 BflTcctivc J1lTecth ICKinlntlon ICKinlntlonWMhntgtwi IcJIlnUonW
WMhntgtwi W e ComayoirftBOt C4 N New r York JMDMI rf rfOMIIMIIC ifuinsncs I IThe
OMIIMIIC OMIIMIICThe uinsncs uinsncsThe
The control of pipe pe linen which has been beenwanting beftwanting beenwanting
wanting for many man years will whatever te tedone 16done hidone
done with regard to the making of rates ratesthrough JIltesthrough ratesthrough
through government agency be demanded demandedas i ias
as a necessary element in the improve improvement Improvemost ¬ i
most of present conditions ao dItIonII Had it not notbeen notbeen I IbQM
been for the theexertlon exertion of vigorous Igorou Standard StandardOil StandardOIL i
Oil influence Ift uence Jut spring sprtn the hr rate te law lawwould lawwonki i iWMId
would have specified JJPfd ed that pipe lines should shouldbe shouldbe I Ibe
be kept absolutely separate in ownership ownershipfrom oOushlpfrom ownershIpfrom
from oil producing and refining concerns concernsSenator concernsSenalor concernsSenator
Senator Tillman stood st Od out for this pro provision provision ¬ i ivision
vision for a good while but his efforts effortsproved effortsproved i iproved
proved to be of comparatively little effect effectHe offectH effectHe
He H was forced by general feeling in the theSatiate theSedate theSedate
Sedate to yield 1 1d the point polntand and to consent consentte COI1stntto consentto
to the changes that were ere made mad It should shouldbe shouldhe shouldbe
be uD41 understood nteod also a 180 that the first breach breachIn breachin breachIn
In this part of the Lb bill was made by Sena Senator Senator Senatsr ¬
tor Foraker who took the ground that thatunder tha thatunder t tunder
under no circumstances should it apply applyto appl applto applyto
to gas companies Some of his constitu constituents oonstltuents oonstitucuts ¬
ents were interested in the longUstanc longUstancpiping long1stanceplpln IongIstancepiping
piping plpln of natural gas ga and they were de desirous deslroua tiesIrens ¬
sIrens of being left free to carry carryion on n this thisbusiness thl thlbusiness thisbusiness
business in connection with the gas wells wellsMr wensMr wellsMr
Mr Foraker carried his point and when whenthat whenthat wh whUtat
that had been done it was as natural that thatothers thatothers thatothers
others should make use of the fact as asbuIe a abasis abasis
basis for Insisting on their own demands demandsThus demandsThus demandsThus
Thus the opposition to Senator Tillman Tillmanand Tillmanand n nand
and those who were desirous of Including Includingoil
oil pipe lines was considerably strength strengthened strengthened strengthcued ¬
ened and later became irresistible irresistibleOne trred irrcshstllleOne tJblc tJblcOne
One argument that was us used d with much muchforce muchforce muchforce
force in the Senate was that the pipe pipeline pipeI pipeline ¬
line control would be highly 111gh injurious to toindependent toIndependent toindependent
independent concerns and that these in independents Independents independents ¬
dependents were wer opposed to the policy policyIt poll C CIt
It was supposed then and has become IncreaRlnI Increaslngly In Increasingly ¬
creasingly creaRlnI clear since that time that tho thoindependents thofnclependent theIndependents
independents for whose welfare there therewas therewas therewas
was so much anxiety were more or less lessimaginary lessimaginary I IImaginary
imaginary and that so far as they existed existedat
at t all they were working and talking talkingunder talkingunder talkingunder
under a control which proceeded from fromsome fromJIOme fromsome
some central source sourceA sourceA sourceA
A Large Vacancy Ynennc Threatened TlirentenedFran TIlrcntenelFJOM Threatenedyjosi
Fran nw XmnmfeM IRiseke SmthwL SmthwLIt SiaduilIt I IIt
It will be pretty difficult dl lclt to gat used to toTheodore toThlMHIor toTheodore
Theodore Roosevelt In the role of private privatecitizen prtateett1Ten privatecitizen
citizen ett1TenVnr
War Defined DefinedVMM Define1l DefinedIumn
VMM l th Utt St S LWH 5 PMtDtejRtcii PMtDtejRtciiWar lMndWilt PsiWkpitchWar
War means murder vice graft theft theftdebt theft theftdebt I
debt vainglory Y811I lwy unspeakable human cut suffering auCfo cutteeing ¬
teeing fo
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Ja wle4a 1 tn1lUd pallmtJ pallmtJI un unIi
Mar I Bmvcfags lineage Hua What H not few Ita found foundPwr teundPin nll nllPGM
Pin ftataea f ttea or rich mcrehaiite ta M th die rail railOf rellOf railor
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Nay for he 1 eame em l a aecati JePOw d dJa
I Ja pa Pf r Uuowgh ail n the tiwM sad lid lidWilla wvwtwd wvwtwdWitt irowuedWith
With ftdetoK < APt that shims 1M torn pole to pate pateThe IIOIeThe 15kThe
The MaaMM 1IIa OB his poets poet ahtcM are these theseTba theseIM theseThe
The flaiaiac ieOI sign of Staters hurt OB fire fireThe fireTh fireThe
The gtidta teIden a plabo 11o of 8HafeHf 8hakespearei nA eai s human sue stieeTh sueThe stareThe
Th The staff aDd scrip of Chaucers pugrimace pugrimaceThe piJ pimnr1mageThe mace maceI
I The row reseat of Dantes de II 4ee rflrtna hillil desire desireTho dwreI desireTho
Tho tragic mak na of wit WIN EwripMea EwripMeaHenry W5pWeeHenrr idpdeaHenry
I Henry Van Dyke In Atlantic Jleatoly
Maryland URrlnll 1 Sennlorhip SennlorhipThe Senn10rahlpThe SenalorsiripThe
The Marjland contingent is getting all allagog aUagog altmigog
agog over the big fight ght opening in their theirState tJtolrSt thOkStte
State St te for the Senatorship Preparations Preparationsare
are being mad made by the managers of both bothparties bothart1os tk tkliarUos
parties art1os for a close and determined con contest eontost contest ¬
test The new legislature will be beelected beeJected beelected
elected next November and will willsombJe as assemble assemble ¬
semble early in January Jaftu ry It will have havethe bavethe havethe
the double duty to perform of electing electingsoifte clectmgsome electingsortie
some one to Jill the tht th unexpired term ten of oftho ottho ofthe
tho Into tat Arthur Pue Gorman and of elect electin pJectIng electing
in Ing < I a Senator for the full term beginning beginningIn
In March i9 lSIt The veteran William WilliamPInkney WuttamPinkney WilliamPlnkney
PInkney Vhyte has announced aaDOu his hi de determination determlnatJon tietermination ¬
termination to keep out of the fight and andvyill andwfJI andwill
will step aside as soon as the legisla legislature legislAturo legisiaLure ¬
Lure assembles assemblesIJ
IJ i the Democrats control the legislature legislaturethe
the fight for the toga to a will be between betweenGev teteenC betweenCcv
Gev C Warfield and nd Representative Repre entatIVfl J 1 Fred FredC IrfllfC FredC
C Talbott of Baltimore County Mr MrTalbott Mrralholt MrTnlbott
Talbott Is skilled in the Gorman Gormanschool GOrRMtnschool Gormanschool
school at politics and was one of ofMr oCMr ofMr
Mr Gormens most mo t trusted lieuten lieutenants Jletatehnts Ileutenants ¬
ants nts for years oors He is now gen generally geeraU gunerahly ¬
erally eraU regarded as the successor of Gor Gorman Gorman Gorutan ¬
man In the old organization which was wascontrolled WIUIntrolled wasesatrolled
controlled ntrolled for so long a time by Mary Marylands MIU7J8nds Marylands ¬
lands great gre t Senator He has been desig designated de desigsated lg lgled ¬
sated led by Chairman Tagjgart Ta art to take Mr MrGormans MrGormons MrGormans
Gormans placo or the Democratic na national ft fttJonaJ national ¬
tional committee committeeIf
If the Republicans R publkah carry the legislature legislaturethe 1est legislaturethe t1lnthe
the contest will be between btw Attorney Gen General GeneraJ General ¬
eral Bonaparte and nd Representstlre RfjJre ntatlve Mudd MuddMarse MuddMarse MUddMarse
Marse Sydney It is well understood understoodthat understoodthat understoodthat
that the national administration will be befavorable bef1lvorable befavorable
favorable to Mr Bonaparte and thus so sofar sofar
far as the Republicans 8 are concerned concernedthe concernedthe
the Maryland Senatorial contest will be beInvested benTeeteet beInvested
Invested with a national political char character ebaracter charactOr ¬
acter Should President Pre ieat Roosevelts R ells At Attorney Atwael Attanuey ¬
torney General G Iloral win the Senatorship Mr MrBonaparte MrBonaNtrte MrBonaparte
Bonaparte would douotteas control the thedelegation OMdelepUon thedelegation
delegation to the Republican national nationalconvention RationalGOIIVeaUoh nationalconvention
convention GOIIVeaUohThe conventionTue conventionThe
The Smithsonian Smlt onlan Club ClnliMarcus Clnbl1 ClubMarcus
Marcus l1 < reos Aureiius AUrell Smith Arizonas far farfamed tarfiUIMd farmood
famed Delegate te t Congress Co I is 1 the presi president H88Idewt presidet ¬
dent of r a hunting hustln club in North Caro Caroline Caroau Carenas ¬
line known k ewn as the Smithsonian Smt a onlan The TheArizona TIMArtzeR TheArizona
Arizona statesman sta ie8man owns a hunting box in inthe InUte inthe
the Tarheel State and goes there every everytwo everytwo everytwo
two or three tlar weeks for recreation The Thectab Theehtb Theemit
emit has but two rules which are that thatevery thateftr7 thaterory
every member shall do Joel J what he wants wantsand wuUifUMI wantsRail
and shall not do what Mot be does not Hke Hkeor Hkeor likeor
or want to do When the Artsonte vIa visited vIaIt viiIted ¬
ited It his 11 hunting box last Ja t week eek the club clubwas clubu
was 1 u in a terrible turmoil over the props proposition rOPOa1tJep propssitlon ¬
sition to expel a member for violating violatingone vJoIaUngOM violatingon
one on of the rules The case was so plain plainthat platnthat pleintheA
that the vote for k expulsion was unani unanimous unlThe unusimoos ¬
moos The accused member protested protestedeloquently prot protestedeloquently t4MI t4MIelDq
eloquently elDq against iMt the action but un unavaflinKty un unAftftIDd unavallIugly
avaflinKty The evidence against a lnat him himwae blmM himwas
was M too plain to be doubted As a last lastresort Jutre lastresort
re resort the member Mr about to be disgraced disgracedInvoked ctl disgracedIOvOked sraee4
Invoked that rule which declares thit t no nomember nber noflWmber
member ber shall hall be required to do anything anythinghe nythiRg1M
he does not like or does not want to do doDelegate doelegat doDelegate
Delegate Smith sat as the court of final finalappeal AnalapeaL finalappeal
appeal He held that the plea was sum sufficient sumeleftt cuihlcleat ¬
cleat and the accused member we w wag saved savedbecause sa sayedbecause fed fedHeause
because he stood on bIB rights as pre prescribed preby peeseethed ¬
scribed by the rule stated He did not notwant nott notwent
want t to b be expelled and therefore be hecould beC01IW becould
could not be bePornlccr Itelfl beltoraker
Pornlccr lfl lnJcr Flared Up UpSenator Cpsater UpSenator
Senator Foraker wa wu called out t of the theSemite tINSete theSenate
Semite into the Marble Doom to meet two tweunknown twokaewD twounknown
unknown kaewD but Influential constituents constituenteWe eo tVelttaWe constituentsWe
We hope said one of them that thatthe ttIatUae thatthe
the people of Ohio Oh will not treat ea t you as asbadly a8bHlr asbadly
badly as they have ba treated old Charley Charleyreferring Claarteyrelerrtog Chexicyreferring
referring to Gen Grosvonors GIOn defeat teat teatyear laete lastyear
year e r for nomination nominationSenator ltOmlnatioaSeeator nominationSenator
Senator Foraker exploded like a stick stickof sUckf stickof
of f dynamite dynamiteI dYIt lIte lIteHI
HI I wiii say 7 to you be exclaimed with withhis withhis 1th 1thhis
his face fae flushed HtJaat that I am m not so badly badlystack 1MId17ak badlystuck
stack on this tit job as to soil my manhood manhoodmy manhoodnay
my 18 independence ltt my y ettteensbip my all allfor aUfor allfor
for it It and you can say that to the people peopleof P801Mor peopleof
of Ohio if you care ear to to I hold that a mast mastAt maJtAt manhit
At to be a United States Stat Senator r has ideas ideasand ideuprIDdpl Ideasend
and principles prIDdpl of his own If he yields yieldsthem 7IeICbt yieldstheta
them t em he no longer should serve rye in the theSenate tbeS8IIw theSenate
Senate and his constituents ought not to towant toRt towant
want Rt him to serve 1IeM As b long as I am here hereI
I expect to be governed in my conduct conductand conductaDel conductand
and vote by the dictates of my judgment judgmentand JudgilleQtact judgmentand
and act conscience If I should have to toswerve to8WftYe toswerve
swerve from them I would every gladly gladlygive glatlJgJve gladlygive
give back to the people of Ohio the com commtaeton eotftIIIIaton coinalaslon
mtaeton with 1th which they the have honored honoredand IIonorecIaltcl honoredanti
and trusted me So you can canBut eaA eaABut canBut
But before the Lb courageous eourag and fiery aeryBuckeye eryBuckeye fieryBuckeye
Buckeye statesman tate man had finished the test testsentence JutHIlte lastsotiteece
sentence ce his two visitors had slipped slippedaway eUppecIaW7 slippedaway
away Their reception was v warmer JW than thanthey tUnthe thsnthey
they the had d expected They bad touched t a alive aUn alive
live wire wtre and they were glad enough to tolet tolet tohetitgo
let hetitgo hetitgoLittlefield It go goIittleflcld CQ1lttl
Iittleflcld 1lttl flcld on the Prcs PrcsA PrCAIIIA PressA
A party p of Republican publioAa House members memberswere membRBwere memberswere
were discussing dl eUMIIt th tM Presidents a suggestion suggestionte s gllSdoII gllSdoIIto
to Postmaster General Cortelyou to shut shutout shutoat shutout
out from the mails all newspapers Itew ptters that thatprint thatprtftt thatprint
print the indecent I ent details of the Thaw Thawtrial ThawtrlaJ Thawtrial
trial This Tbl led to a general discussion discussionof
of the press its power Us functions and andprivileges aDCIprivileges andprivileges
privileges privilegesIf
If it were not for the vigilant press of ofthis orbIB ofthis
this country with 1th its trained corps of ofrepresentative ofr ofrepresentatives
representative r ntUvN in Washington ablagtoa said Mr MrLattienekl MrLlttlefleld r rLlttleftekl
Lattienekl of Maine Ial I dont know knowI knowwhether knowwhether
I whether I would care to serve in Con Coni Congress Congress
i gress My experience here has taught me methat methat methat
that the newspapers perform a service of ofinestimable ofInestlmllbl ofinestimable
inestimable value to the country I some sometimes SOMeuu someUmes ¬
times think that Congress would drift into intomany Intomany Intomany
many excesses if the press gallery were werenot werenot werenot
not here to keep us in bounds boundsStudied botmdsShHlIed boundsStudied
Studied Under Spooner SpooncrSenator SpoonerSenator SpoonerSenator
Senator Clapp of Minaesota MbltNOtaThe MbltNOtaTheblack MlnnesotaThblack The Theblack
black eagle of the North Star State Stateoccupies Stateoccupies Stateoccupies
occupies a desk BSk immediately behind that thatof thatof thatof
of Senator Spooner and through thr tJSk a a habit habitcontracted hAbitc habitcontracted
contracted c ntraeted while whll studying law lA be consults consultsthe consuluth consultsthis
the th Wisconsin statesman on nearly every everyconstitutional eyer eyerconsUtutional everyconstitutIonal
constitutional question that comes up upMr upIr upMr
Mr Ir Clapp studied law Ill under Senator SenatorSpooner SenatorSpoon SenatorSpoontrr
Spooner Spoon r more than thirty tbirt years ago and andhe Andhe antihe
he speaks of the Wisconsin Senator with withthe withthe withthe
the same affection and reverence felt by bycollege byII bya
II college v graduate for the favorite favoriteteacher taTorltteacher favoriteteacher
teacher of the days of his adolescence adolescenceThis adole8ceneeThis adolescenceThis
This does noes not not however prevent him himfrom bimfrom himfrom
from taking sharp issue with his mentor mentoron mentoron mentoron
on many constitutional issues that arise arisein arl5eIn arisein
in debate It is recalled that during the theprogress theprogress theprogress
progress of the railroadrate raUro < drate debate at the thelast thelAst thelast
last session of Congress Con N5 Mr Clapp who whoWHS whowas
was 88 one of the leaders J ders of the Presidents Presidentsoriginal Prealdentsoriginal Presidentsoriginal
original contention frequently locked lockedhorns lockedhorns lockedhorns
horns with Mr Spooner and a right royal royalcombat royalcombAt royalcombat
combat ensued every time tllnttoo tllnttooHow too tooHow too110w
How sharper than a serpents tooth it itis 1tto Itis
is to have a thankless 1J child Senator SenatorSpooner SenatorSpooner
Spooner was heard to murmur going down downin downIn downin
in a Senate elevator one day just after he hehad hebad hehad
had bad a fierce tussle tJJ with Senator SeJ1A r Clapp Clappon Clappon Clappon
on a constitutional question questionTestimony queslionTestimony questionTestimony
Testimony That Retard Justice JusticeFrom JIJIIIUceFro JusticeProi
From Proi the LoNtoritte CmirierJmmML CmirierJmmMLThere CGIIrierJraaLThere fhurlerJownalThere
There Is not the slightest sJl htest room for fordoubt fordoubt fordoubt
doubt that the cause of Justice is greatly greatlyimpeded grMtlyIm greatlyImpeded
impeded Im ed by tit the activity of pretended pretendedmedical pretendedmedical ed
medical me leal experts who swear to anything anythingthat utnythlugthat
that they arc re jaM 1R1 to testify tesd test1t The im immunity Usununity ¬
munity which they enjoy eojo in many cases casesIs caaesIs casest
Is t due to the Incompetence of the law lawyers lawyers ¬
yers yerson on the other aide side who have not the theequipment theequipment
equipment necessary ncce ary to enable them to toexpose toetposo toexpose
expose these tb e pretenders Every public publicprosecutor publicprosecutor
prosecutor should be well ell up in medical medicaljurisprudence l ljurl8prldence
jurisprudence jurisprudence in order to be prepared for forsuch forSuch
such witnesses witnessesOnr witnessesOur
Our Swollen TarIff TnrlffFma TarIffPriM rnrlaFIeM
PriM the Htefenwwl TStMsPltpitek TStMsPltpitekMeanwhile ThnIeDISpetebIifeaawhile D DI
Meanwhile I fUtwhn there lies the tariff still stillavalUug RtUlftt stillawhUig
avalUug ftt lUUg a political suygaon sUig who under understands 1nclestands pnderstands ¬
stands how to 1Qtoperatetor tQoperat operate for drops dropsOld dropSJOl dropsOld
Old Ol l Maxim Revised RevisedFrom Re RevisedFrom 18erJ 18erJFromu
From Fromu the GafcmMa Csl e2bla W State StateCapt StateCa StateCapt
Capt Ca pt Hobson Hoq80n eyldsnQy tJ tlent1Y thinks I that thatpeaceful lha thatpeaceful t tpoucerul
peaceful Is that warlike werllkedoeli warlike does
Progress Progrc of the Movement for Pop Popular Popnlar Popular ¬
ular Election of Upper Body BodyFrom BoIITPrvm BodyFrost
From the Bastira llemM llemMSenatorial JItrIWSnatorlal lIerdSenatorial
Senatorial primaries are held by law lawin lawIA lawhi
in Wisconsin Oregon Illinois Mississippi MississippiSouth MIssls5tpplSouth MississippiSouth
South Carolina Alabama Virginia Flor Florida FlorIda FlerIda ¬
ida Georgia and Louisiana State party partycommittees JHirtYcommittees partycommittees
committees have conducted them In Ten Tennessee TenRe Tennessee ¬
nessee Re North Carolina and Kentucky KentuckyCandidates KentuckyCandldalis KentuckyCandidates
Candidates for Senator have been recj recjommended r rolllm roe roeommendsd
ommended olllm ndld by party convention In InMichigan InUehlgan inMichigan
Michigan Minnesota and elsewhere elsewhereBins elBeheroDIUB elsewhereBills
Bins are either pending or under discus discussieit dillousI discusclout
clout In Kansas Washington Iowa North NorthDakota XorthDakota NorthDakota
Dakota South Dakota Idaho Id ho Minn Minnsota Minnie oUnnel80ta Minnieiota
iota and Dd Michigan MichiganTh MlchlsnnTbe MichiganThe
Th The movement started to the Sooth Soothwhere Soothwhre Southwhere
where nomination by one party means meanscure moRnsure siennasure
cure ure election and where the th people would wouldrarely wouldJIlrely wouldrarely
rarely designate x candidate of the oppo opposition OPPOp oppoMUon ¬
sition party p rty to tothat that of the the majority In the thelegislature thelogllilature thelegislature
legislature logllilature In North Carolina however howevertwo howeverI howevertwo
I two Republicans have been thus sent to toWashington toWashington
r Washington Spreading to the Middle MiddleWest MiddleWest lhIdluI
West and the North NorthwCttt west where the theparties theparU theparties
parties parU are more evenly balanced the theprimary thfI theprIniaI7
I primary hfts found politicians lignting ligntingagainst ligatingagainst
I against t I < an apprehended disorganization disorganizationof
of parties In Oregon regon and Wisconsin Wisconsinhowever Wisconsinhowever VJseonslnhoweyer
however most primary advocates advoeat S re rejstet ra rast roslut
jstet st slut t a provision for party declara declaration declaration declareLion ¬
tion and separate sep JILte party primaries primarieseven primarleenn primarieseven
even though a weak minority may maySJoin mayjoin mayjoin
SJoin join the smaller sman r faction faetl n of a majority majorityparty majorltparty majorityparty
party and defeat party domination In InOregon InOreO InOregon
Oregon to guard against a reversal of ofkhe oCthe ofthe
khe the popular wfll by the tit 1119 legislature candi candidates C candidates dl dldt
dates dt for membership in the body must mustsign mustsign
illgJI sign a declaration either agreeing to toabide toabide
abide by the primary or else refusing M Mto hO hOto roto
to agree agreeIn agreeI agreeIn
I In order to guarantee that at a majority majorityland majorityI majorityand
land and not a plurality only shall be assured assuredsome 56UredIOIDe assuredsome
I some candidate It Is proposed In Wiecon Wieconsln Whoonsin lseon lseonsiR
siR to let the voter indicate in balloting ballotingfor lNLJJoUngfer ballotingtot
for all offices offlc a second s nd choice By Byi Bydnpping Bydropping
i trapping in the count the Ulow low man maR it itwould Itwould itwuuld
would be almost certain that one of the theothers th tholMrs theothers
others would obtain a majority of first or orsecond ors orsecond
second s choice votes votesIt votesIt votesIt
It will be interesting to see whether the thetendency tb tbtMdeney thetendency
tendency to sot the people as a whole wholeabove wholeI wholeabove
above the parties p rtJ8S will abolish party p rty prima primaries prlm primarise ¬
I rise 11 and concentrate the whole vote on a afreeforall afreeforaU afreeforall
freeforall election el tion The expense of two twocampaigns twocam1Jll twocampaigns
campaigns cam1Jll n one for nomination and the thesecond thelaecolNI thesecond
laecolNI second for election rl ctlon has the effect leet of ex excluding e eeluding oxeluding ¬
eluding all except rich men and a of ofdoubling ofdoubltng ofdoubling
doubling the opportunities of the graft graftCAPITALS gmftleIS graften
leIS en
Southern Professor Echoed Roowc Roowcvelt ROOJllcTrU Rooscwells
velt wells Warning nrnlnJ to the Rich RlcliProf RichPro
Prof Pro W K x DwM 1 061 ef 1 na nallllolpltkeDa Wi M wi CoBtge CsI te teAny iaI isItlehosed
I Itlehosed TInsIDMpa TInsIDMpaAny DiIIttadL DiIIttadLAny
Any student of oCthe the course of events In Inrecent Inreeent Inrecent
recent American history cannot fail to see seethat seetJaat seethat
that the reckless and brutal spirit of great greatcapitalists greateapUaJfets greatcapitalists
capitalists as manifested in the contempt contemptof
of law of public opinion and the public pubHcweal puoNeweal publicweal
weal ta their scandalous refusal rtu al to pay paytheir paytheir paytheir
their just share > of the public expense peMe in intheir IntbeJr Intheir
their effort to dominate toe counsels of ofpetitieai ofpeIIttea ofpolitical
political parties p pantieswitness rtlswltness witness th the name of one oneof 9111or oneof
of the worst of them on the executive executivecommittee executiveoommJttee executIvecommittee
committee of the Democratic party in Vir Virginia YlrglJlials VirgluMis ¬
ginia glJlials te tending directly dlr Ctly to a more dan dangerous daBgeroUII dengeraus ¬
gerous state of things The ma masses cs of ofpeople otpeople ofpeople
people in the United States are Intelligent Intelligentthey Intelligentthey ntelUgEftttMy
they know kno their interests and they are aredetermined aredetermined aredetermined
determined that this country shall be and andremain andremain antiremain
remain a land 1 ncl where every man shall shallhave sINtlle shellhave
have e a fair chance nee and where none snail snaildominate sbaJldomInte shalldominate
dominate it for the sole benefit of a priv privileged privIleged pniwileged ¬
ileged cla elMs elMsI s sI
I have baY the greatest grt u > t respect for property propertyrights propertyrights propertyrIghts
rights and would be be the he last to limit the theincentives themcentlvN theIncentives
incentives to the accumulation of wealth wealthyet wealthyet Ith Ithyet
yet wealth must bear its burdens it itmust itmoat Itmust
must respect the law which safeguards it itand ItADd Itand
and it must ofttimas yield privileges quite quitejustly quiteJaatly quitejustly
justly granted and maintained fttllined in order to tove toitMlf tonave
nave ve ItSelf and serve erYe the interests ofthe oftheIt ot th thbodT the thebody
body politic oHtSei
i It It therefore behooves public men like HksMr likeI likeMr
I Mr Roosevelt to warn the extremely rich richof rlehI richof
I of the danger which certainly lies JI ahead aheadnot aheadI aheadnot
not only for them but for all It is also alsothe alsothe alsothe
the duty of the public press and of the theleaders tbele6ders theleaders
leaders of the people generally to see seeclearly seeeJeutr seeclearly
clearly and speak plainly to all U classes of ofmen ormen ofmen
men We e must rise above class interest interestand tntrestand Interestand
and personal advantage ada tage if we would save savethe lI savethe ve vethe
the Democracy which ha bas been planted in inthis Inth18 inthis
this fair country by our fathers fathersBRIGGS fathersBRIGGS fathersBRIGOS
Connection of Drydens Successor SnccensorTrith SoccellIorwith Successorwith
with Public Service Corporation CorporationFta Corporntlonllp
Fta p nea the New X e1If York PMH PMHThe PIteLThe PetisThe
The election of Frank O Briggs by the tlieNew titoNew theNew
New Jersey JerM legislature to succeed Dry Dryden Dryden Dryden
den in the United States Senate is not a acause acau acause
cause e for congratulation in the part panty that thatstrove thatrove thatstrOve
strove rove to get rid of Dryden Aside front frontthe frontthe
the fact t that he Is Drydens residuary residuarylegatee residuarylegatee resIduaryiegatee
legatee his conduct at the time of the theMaaet thea theManet
Maaet a t committees investigation in I New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York City several years ago would not notrecommend notrtICOMmeac1 notreciiunond
recommend him to any one hoping for forbetter forbetter forbetter
better conditions In the public service serviceOne aerieeOne serviceOne
One of the things that Frank Moss Mosscounsel Mosseoamtel Mosscounsel
counsel for th the Mazet committee sought soughtto
to discover was die be conditions underwhich underwhich under underwhich
which members of the Croker family familyhad familybad familyhad
had been admitted into partnership p or orstocksharing orstockabaning
stocksharing In the RoebUngr company comp ny a aconcern 8concern aconcern
concern which was supplying suppl I g equipment equipmentue equipmentuod
ue ueed d in the construction work of the theThird theThird theThird
Third Avenue company Mr r Briggs w was wastreasurer as astreasurer s streasurer
treasurer of the Roebling company at atthat atthat
that time tJm as he is now he was IIS believed believedto believedto
to be In the tl habit of visiting New York YorkCity YorkCity YorkCity
City several days day every week The Thebooks Thebooks
books of the company com ny should have shown shownwhat shownbat shownwhat
what bat percentage of th the Roebling stock stockhad stoekbRd stockhad
had been acquired by b the Croker inter interests fnterests intercots ¬
ests and what if anything had been beenpaid beenpaid beenpaUl
paid for It This might have thrown thrownlight tbronlight thrownlight
light on the cause for the connection of ofthe ofthe
the Roebling company with the Third ThirdAvenue ThirdAvenue
Avenue construction But Mr Ir Moss Ioss was wasunable wasunAble wasunable
unable to get hold of the books of the thecompany thecompfU thecompany
company or to find Mr Briggs to put puthim puthim puthim
him on the stand to tell what hat he knew knewabout knewabout knewabout
about this matter During the life of ofthe orthe ofthe
the Investigation Briggs kept out of the thereach thereach thoreach
reach of the subpoena servers of the Ma Mazet Maact la lazet
zet committee committeeThis committeeThis committeeThis
This subpoena dodger is now United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States Senator from New Jersey Jerse The Thepublic TheJtIbJIc Thepublic
public need not feel elated ted over the thechoice Ut Utebolce thechoIce
choice choiceVhere ebolce9here choIceWhere
Where harriman Might Be Useful UsefulFrom Ullefullte UsefulFrest
From l the X New w Y Yt fc WwW WwWMr WertdMr WIdMr
Mr Harriman Harrlm n airily suggests that If Ifthey Iithey Itthey
they will raise the salary snl fy he may Ina apPlY appryfor apPlYfor appz appzfor
for a job on the Interstate Commerce CommerceCommission CommerceCommission CommerceCommission
Commission If the commission is to torun toun torun
run un the railroads I think they ought to towant towant towant
want ae < Mr Harriman might in cer certain certltln cartam ¬
tain tam circumstances make a very veN ver useful usefulInterstate usoulInterstate usefulInterstate
Interstate Commerce Commissioner Commi6slo er but butIsnt butJsnt butisnt
Isnt it a curious commentary on Mr Hnr Hnrrimans Horrlmans Hnrnimans
rimans theory of the universe that he heshould heshould heshould
should regard as a joke the notion of his hisrendering hlRretldorlng hisrendering
rendering public service When did the thebusiness theIJusloe86 thiibusiness
business of government become unworthy unworthyof
of a Harrimans 8J1s talents talentsOnr talentsOur talentsOur
Our Sew Apostles of liberty libertyFinn IJlbertTFIGIII LibertyFlees
Finn the tb Hasten Tntueerfj TntueerfjIt Tra TraIt Tnaierl TnaierlIt
It Is remarkable that the oil promoters promotersand promotorsaDd promotornd
and nd the coal eo l operators have attached an anImportance anImportaftee anImportance
Importance to the th liberty of citizenship citizenshipIn
In the Indian Territory TerJlWlj which they do not notmanifest notDMtftlfest notmanIfest
manifest for it in other communities communitiesVALENTINE communitiesYIENTISE communitiesVAIETINE
Then sMaM en afar afarA afarslar afarA
A star starWhow slarWhole starWhose
Whole fcutram lurtruFair sht shtFair 1 1Fair
Fair as white TJCSUJ TJCSUJIn besrsIn
In 1 n dreams dreamsMafen flrtIUDIahs dronesMales
Males brtstot Ae night nightLore 1IfgWLoTe sightLOre
Lore LoTe Jft 1116 that star starYmi starY starYen
Yen Y are areIts ar arJ areIts
J Its counterpart counterpartfeme oountervartI munterpartCome
Come weal cr w wY wee weeYau uscYost
Y Yau t glow glowStar rlovStar I f fStar
I Star o my heartCUnto heartCIIntou heart heartClinton
CUnto Clinton Scoilird In Xew cw York r ork rk Sun un
There TJ1 r Is scarcely sarcel a more teterestiag teterestiagvisitor tlttfresUagvtau hiterestuogvi8Itr
visitor vtau r in Washington Vasbin ton than Mr C W WMerchant Wferchant WMerchant
Merchant of Abilene Tex who is at atthe att atthe
t the New Wilbtrd Although seventy seventytwo Bevent Beventt seventytwo
two t years of age he seems as full of oflife orme oflife
life and activity as most men in their theirprime theirprlme th thprime
prime Last year Mr Merchant erchant who whnlB whnlBone is isone isone
one of the most prosperous stockmen of ofthe ottho ofthe
the West owning big ranches in Texas Texasand Texasand Texsand
and New Mexico Me celebrated in a great greatdinner greatdinner t tdinner
dinner at which Ml gusts were present presentthe pre presentthe t ttho
the fiftieth anniversary of his wedding weddingThe wfddlngTIt weddingTIlO
The TIt remarkable feature of the affair wan wanthat W1UItbat wasthat
that both no he and Me good wife wer werborn W Wborn were wereborn
born hi the Lone Star State and a rigid rigidInvestigation rcIdInvestigatiOn rgldInvestigation
Investigation by one of the leading daily dailynewspaper dallynew14ppen tisilynewspapers
newspaper showed that they were ere the theoldest theoldest r roJdost
oldest married couple of native origin originwithta onglnWithlU originwithin
within tb the limits of th the State StateThere Stat StatTiMre StateThere
There were very few white children childrenborn childrenborn chlidreaborn
born in Texas before I came into the theworld th thworld theworld
world in Nacogtfochec County in 1SIV 1SIVsold j jSQld lit litsold
sold Mr Merchant to a reporter of The TheHerald TIMHerald TheHerald
Herald Indeed there were few f w WhIte wfclteadults WIIlteadults WhIteadults
adults there in that early day which whichI was wasbefore wasbefore
I before Texas bad achieved its independ independence indepeudonce d denee ¬
once from Mexico I grew up in East EastTexas EastTexas EastTexas
Texas and a d went t into th the Confederatearmy Confederatearmy Confederate Confederatearmy
army although my father who had hadfought IIadfought badfought
fought under Gen Sam Houston HOUIJtOII in m the ttiewar 1Iaewat thewar
war of independence like that grand grandoW grandold
oW hare ha o regarded scccMtan nt M th the Mgbt Mgbtof lIiIIgtatot habtof
of folly follyI
I came CAMe out of the war dead broke brokeand ereand leeksand
and the first money I ear earned was fcj fcjdriving 11drlvhlS Iadriving
driving a herd of cattle cat ov over r the old oldtrail oldtrail 1 1tniU
trail and I was the second white w1 mane anuito ato maneto
to put a buttock in tile stock yards at atAbilene atAbUme atAbfiene
Abilene Kane After that t I went West Wsatand WMtad Westslid
and nam named d the little station on e die Texas Texasand TuPalld Texasand
and Pacific built on my bud AMea AMeaafter uaeafter hIeno hIenoafter
after the Kaa Kansas town townWe townWe townWe
We thought in that day that the west lfeItent western nt nt01fl ¬
ern pan of o Texas would never Dt ver be ft for foranything forBBythhtg foran7tblng
anything except grazing paxI caul I bought ht ht4ooe
4001 401 acres of bind near the town for Jl Jlan Ian 1 1an
an acre and a little tOe while ago 8 sold adaerea ld WJ WJacres Iltiacres
acres of it for 50 25910 All that section is isnow Sanow isnow
now a pIO productive uetke ngrlcuUural Itural country countryand countryantI J Jancl
and is getting ahead of th tIN rest of the theSUte tltesa theState
State sa te in tb tM production of cotton Land Landvalues Leadlues Lendraises
values lues have increased enormously in 1 those thosecounties tiecouDties tsecounties
counties where but a few years ago a the theprairies tbepraJrlas theprairies
prairies were thick with cattle It doesnt doesntpay cI eepa7 doesntpay
pay to raise steers on bind la that will willproduce willproduce willproduce
produce a bale Ie of cotton to the acre acre for forthe forthe forthe
the bale of cotton is I worth OIth It and it ittakes ittakes ittakes
takes four yean to grow a stew that will willbring WillbriJlg willbring
bring only s4t 40 My friend Toot Wag Waggoner Wacgener Waggoner ¬
goner of the Panhandle section we wa re recently recently ivcently ¬
cently offered J6MO4iK Oi for or his landed landedproperty 1aDAedprOpertl landedproperty
property in Oreer Gr r County and refused the theoffer th thoa theoffer
offer oa r He has eOMW acres erN i5SO JtH of o which whichare whichare lch lchare
are in cultivation and JM 000 head of IRe inecattle IRecattle finecattle
cattle cattlei cattleThe cattleThe
i The Capital Syndics Syadlcae le Company which whichI wldehowned whichowned
I owned 30Q9W9 Ioort acres acr in the Panhandle p pJelling is isselling iiselling
selling off from Its big bI tract Two yean yeanago 7enasa yearsago
ago a stoektwui of mf acffuoJaUuMS tNa1I fur furchased JlUrelMsed perchased
chased 20060 M acres from fra the cosapaay at aten t taD
2 an acre Within the last flafctjr drtyhe days dayshe dayshe
he bad an otter of 57 S1a an acre for the theentire theentire theentire
entire body but I think he will held it itfor itfor Itfor
for a still bigger advance advanceHon MftACHon advanceRon
Hon Ben B Johnson of Bajdotowa Ky Kywho Iywho 1ywho
who wilt be the successor MII of lUuresHUi lUuresHUitive Repr epreea epreeaLive u udye
dye David H SmitE ta the next Con Congress ODIIgreee Congeese ¬
gress is a guest gue t of the Riggc House Mr MrJohnson 1IrJoimson hirJohnson
Johnson is a beaker and was reflector reflectorof reflectorof r rof
of internal revenue under the Cleveland Clevelandregime CIeftIaDdregie ioveIandregime
regime Ha H is a a man of ability and ex experience expertellCe oxpenleisce ¬
perience in Statecraft having been a aState aSta aState
State Sta te senator and also speaker of the theKentucky theKentuek7 theKentucky
Kentucky legislature legislatureI
I do not claim any jim personal ausjai dtottac dtottaction flintisucLion c ct1on
tion Lion said Mr Johnson but aw proud proudof pnudor proudof
of the famous mO and historic old town to MID flromwhich MIDwhich fromwhich
which I hail In years gone by It lore horethe borethe I Ithe
the title of the th Athens of the West W A Afamous Afamous Afamous
famous seat of o learning learnh1 there was St StJoseph StJoseph StJoseph
Joseph College and the equally celebrated celebratedSt
St Nazareth Female Fe College under the thecontrol Utfcontrol Lb Lbcontrol
control of the Sisters of Nazareth The Theformer ThetOMJIerhad Theformer
former tOMJIerhad had d zna m many y stadeate who whoatcWIUd whoatcWIUdbecalllO afterward afterwardbecame aterwardbecame
became noted men among UIIOD them the Lb late lateSenator IteSena lateSenator
Senator Sena tor Garland 4l of Arkansas ArkaA It was m mBardstown In InBrdstown inBardstown
Bardstown that Foster wrote My Old CMdKentucky OldKentucky OldKentucky
Kentucky Home The greatest intellects intellectsthat illtIt1eetathat hnteilectathat
that Kentucky K n ky produced also eo lived in inthat Inthat Inthat
that little village vllJageJohn John Rowan Ben BenHardin BellHanlin BenHerdin
Hardin Charles A A WickHffe and Others Othersof MIt MItof atbereof
of similar renown Rowan and Wfekttffe Wfekttffewere W1cJdUewere Wlcdtffewere
were United States Senators the former formerth fonDflth formerthe
th the close friend and contemporary of ofHenry ofHenry ofHenry
Henry Clay ClayNow Clayow ClayNow
Now ow comes s at this bite day another anotherson a anotherson OtherSOft
son of Bardstown Gov Beckham BeckhaJa who is isa 111Ia Isa
a grandson of Wfeklitte and who 110 will willduplicate willduplicate Willduplicate
duplicate his grandsires public service serviceby l8rVIceby serviceby
by entering the United Stales Sena Senate on onthe onthe onthe
the expiration of Senator McCraarys McCraaryspresent XcCr9arysIWISftlt Mucrearyspresent
present term termWhat telmWhat termWhat
What most of the stockmen of my aysection myseetloa mysection
section desire Is for the government veramszat to toexercise toexer toexercise
exercise se supervision of the tb Weoiera l gras grazing Ita ItaIng grasIng ¬
ing tends that belong to the UNJbIIe nubile do domain tIomaJ domoin ¬
j main maJ said 14 Mr E de JUorlee general generalmanager generalmanager I Imanager
manager of the American Live Stock and andLoan aDdLoRn andLoan
Loan Company of Denver at tb tIN WH WHlard SVUlard n nlard
lard lardThe
The policy of leasing lands or of ofgranting ofgnuadag ofgranting
granting permits pen fts to breeders whereby wherebythe wheebytlte wherebythe
the government can ea get some revenue revenuefrom revenuefrom ue uefrom
from the ground is in my opinion emi eminently eminently oustscuLly ¬
nently fair and just In 1 the long run It Itwill itwitt itwilt
will l 1Q e a great deal better for everybody everybodythan eYer1todYthan everydythan
than a continuation of the present open openrange openrange openrange
range policy The grass belongs to the thegovernment tbegovernment thegovernment
government and Uncle Sara ought to de derive derive derise ¬
rive some benefit front it by a moderate moderatetax moderateULC moderatetax
tax on those who use it itThe ILThe It ItThe
The finance committee of the Washing Washington Wastamgton YaalIngtots ¬
ton Hotel HotelMens Mens Association As met at the theArlington theArlington theArlington
Arlington yesterday in regard to arrang arranging antUlgIng ermnghag ¬
ing for Lthe the May l convention of the Hotel HotelMens Hotei1Jns HotelMens
Mens 1Jns Mutual vtnoI Benefit Association which whichwill villehwtll whichwill
will bring 1H1n at least 1WO IO visitors here hereIn her herIn hereIn
In the old days when a bunch of ofwealthy ofwealthy ofwealthy
wealthy cattle and sheep men such as asnow asDOW asnow
j now temporarily inhabit Washington Washingtonwere
were ere gathered together there therewas was wa sure sureto sureto sureto
to be fun and frolic galore and even evenboisterous evenboisterous en enboisterous
boisterous revelry that imparted it crim crimson crimson enlistson ¬
son hue to alt the surroundings Now Nowthe Nowtbe Nowthe
the New Willard is the rendezvous of a ascore aseore ascore
score of the wealthiest t owners of o herds herdsand hfidsand herdsand
and flocks in the Union but there is no noracket noracket noracket
racket and not a sign of the red paint paintthat paintthat paintthat
that used to be in evidence two deoades deoadesago d08desago doendesago
ago when the barons of the pastoral pastoralcountry p storalecHJnUY pastoralcountry
country were wont to assemble in Kansas KansasCity lCansaaeft KansasCity
City eft Denver and Fort Worth WorthThe WorthThe VorthThe
The quiet little man who smoked a abig RhiS abig
big cigar in the lobby of the abovemen abovamantioned abovementioned abovementInned
tioned hostelrie last evening and wholooked wholooked who wholooked
looked like he might be a dark in a astore a astore 11 11store
store store was Sol Luna who has SC60 head headof heAdoC heedof
of sheep on the plains of New Mexico MexicoHo MexicoHe fexlcoHo
Ho Is a type of the modern stock raiser raiserone r lserone raiserone
one who has discarded drink and gaming gamingand gaming3nd gamingand
and flashy attire and is as methodical methodicaland metbedicaland methodicaland
and conservative in his ways as the thepresident thepresident thepresident
president of a bank bankAnother bIlnkAnother bankAnother
Another fine example of the uptodate uptodatecattle uptGdatecattle uptodatecattle
cattle king is Col James A A Loekhart of ofColorado oCColorado ofColorado
Colorado Springs Years ago ha It hws was city eitymarshal eftymarshal citymarshal
marshal of Deming N Max Iex and ad hi the theexercise theexercise t texercl5e
exercise of his official of clal duties had many manya
a hostile argument with the roughs and anddesperadoes andde5peradoe anddesperadoes
desperadoes of that th t region but in the theend theend theend
end succeeded in ridding the Territory of oftheir oftheir oftheir
their malign presence presenceMr presenceMr presenceMr
Mr Frederick Paul Grosecop eC eCCharleston ofCharleston r rCharleston
Charleston W Va who Is at the New NewWlltard NewWUhlrd NewWillard
Wlltard is one of the theleadlng leading men of his hiscity hisel17 hiscity
city both in business and social standing standingHe sUuMlIn sUuMlInRli standingHe
He was being congratulated test evening eveningon
on his appointment appolnt ent by Secretary Shaw to tosuperintend tosuperintend tosuperintend
superintend the disbursement of the 51 51OCKMJQQ SI00011th l
OCKMJQQ loan cvde m rle by the United States Statesgovernment StatesgOvernment Statesgovernment
government to the Jamestown Exposition SxposiUonand Exposittonand Expositionanti
and to look after the repayment of the thesajme thesme theseIne
seIne to the government through the lien lienon lienon lienon
on concessions and gate receipts receiptsMr reeelptsMr receiptsMr
Mr Grosscup was recommended by bySenator bySenator bySenator
Senator Scott and is looked upon as asparticularly asparticularly asparticularly
particularly well w lI equipped for the im important Important Innportant ¬
portant position because of his ItIaloog long bus business businesc busmess ¬
mess experience and executive ability abilityHe abilityHe abilityHe
He is a man of wealth and took the office officepurely offlcoepurely olilcepurely
purely in an honorary way and not DOtrom DOtromany from fromany ironsany
any mercenary considerations on lderaUo

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