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VOLt'ME XXV, NUMBER 46.
RICHMOND. VIRGINIA. SATLRDAY. OCTOBER 17. 1908. PRICE, FIVE CENTS. SEN. FORAKER'S ABLE DEFENSE. The Archbold Letters. The Administration Scored. A MANLYREPLY?MAKES NO CONCEALMENT OF HIS CONNECTIONS WITH THE CORPORATIONS?HE BRANDS STATEMENTS BY THE ADMIN TION AS BEING FALSE TO THE CORE. (< out inii4?l I rom I...-I \\..k.) "I Biihmit 11 ould i an.1 ?*ni|)! that mj < mploymenl then had aa \ t liitm 11 aabllc dtiti.s. but had , of tho eompaay aad its Ohta Mffairs. with ahlcb ( had aothlng to do. "Mr II II "To Hon .1 lt Foraker, kansus. k 1 the | tlio nopoll . Introduceaj by hli cember i lt reall and Btach >f tlu* will t i>44ut it. aad I will he from yoa ? Th-- bill I still iu romniitt trulv .lOHN l> ARCHBOLD NO TRACB it i ; ivi ao recollect Ived such a letter, aad a most dilh h fails to dl* :iuy anch letter oa my Blaa or aay rach letter in my letter book. Bal a that, the letter bbowb oa its alr. Archbold did not pretend to rlghl to addraaa me oa any such BUbJl might ha? ?Such reqni iy aaaar* ator. if i ever r< uch i lat ti*r, my Inahlllty to Bad it or to flnd aaawar to it is doabtleaa daa to tha laat thal i aiaaply raferret] lt to tha judiriary committee for ci eration la loniuotion with tha hill. Such la thi' usual practlce* partica ularly is it tha usual ptaotloa of a s.-nator to iu;ik?? aach rafereai such lettors to OOBaBaltteea Of he ls noi a member, and I know <>f BO reaaoa why I should not have fol . auch practlce in this ins. r do I know of any othe: ratata my inability to flnd the letter or answer to it, if I ever ra : it "The record shows that tha bill was never acted upon in rti<> com BBfttee. .M-nator Hoar was at that time ohairtnati ..f tlu* judu-iary coni BBlttea. Ho had witli him on the eommtttea such assorin: Piatt, of Ooaaactlcat; Seaator Palr banks. Si-nator NelaoB, aa men of the hlghest character, la BO one of whom would any tn.ini 8 or anybody else think af making a suggestion of killing a bill or to oOBSfaJar it in any mauner ex ' only upon its m?-riis. 'vPIaAIXS HIS LETTERS. "I would not dooin it necessary to make aay explanation of tl: of such a letter if it were no' Mr. Hearst in reading this ooupled lt with the following 1? I il road way. "New York, Jan. 27, '02. "My Dear Senator: Responding to your favor of the 25th, it gives me pleasure to hand you h*>rewith cer tiflcate of dcposit for $50,000, in ac-' cordance with our understandlng. | Your letter states the conditions cor rectly, and I trust that ttie transac tion will be successfully consummat ed. Yours, very truly. "JOHN D. ARCHBOLD. "Mr. Hearst aceompanled the read? ing of these two letters together with comments calcnlated, if not in tended to convey the impresslon that the one had reference to the other, and that they constituted evidonce that I was, for money received, try? ing to influence leglalatlon in arcord ? ? "Tb?* il.r compered show tbat tbe i Imoal a month prlor t<> i * :11. M()Ni:V Tt) IHY NI-WSI'Al'l "This of its.-lf. would or.lluarily bo OtlOlJ: tnlnd, imt i Bhown in a former Btatenaent thi count of the pro] Joaraal. aad tbal tln* ?:i to pm ? :ift.*r ? epboae, 11 \r* bh<>M from $ "Plral in order ? r of rrlng to in the 1* n the wltb Ii I payable annually and ** itii tbe ?) tbe enti lo the ?rtlon that tl rtj t*> WitllOUt II, ?\v.* rrii-t tbli wiii laapr* '"??'?v ition. We ?rtll ; itoi. . .1 t,, s.v the nsuinniatod. and . BdOIB. iirs. OHN D ARCHBOLD. "Hon . Washington, D. < BXPLAIN8 $50,000 DRAFT. I letter of Jaaaa hbold. This letter j f<)"" n< over the telephone: "Washington, Jan. '??'"?' bboW, l: Broad rk. Bttet al Colnnbai Hill be ready for conaummatlon in a daya, aad must bo cloaed not later thaa rehraary i. if v..u wiii kindly sond nn your check or Nee York draft for f , to which aaaa ho had promlaed i*\ telephone to laeraaaB It), i wlll tom h orer to aeara for yoa from bln as aooa m tha tranaaetion is . the DOtea of tho company with \our proportion of tha -stoefe attaeta eollateral for repaymont of t] mount advan: data aad $1 ifter untn all la paid, the ? BT int.n-st at th. cont por annum. payable aaanally. This. I boli.-vt*. noeeta you: : In your last letter to bm "If thoro should bo anything fur-' thor that you doairo to sav or havo r.l tO U ;- yol, can call mo by tolophone. Ii ilngton, i>. C leece any mornlng until 11 o'clock or an oning af< ,?.k v ..,., truly i youn, j. b. FORAKER. 'j "Thi*i, come in regul tbe foliowlng: * York, Jan. 2 7. 1902. "My Doar Beaator: Reapondtnj t.. your favor of the ttth, it givos mo pleaBuro to hand you hereaith tiflcat<> of doposit for IfiO.OOO. in ar cordanco with our undorstanding. Your lottor statos tho conditioi* *. nnd l trust tho transaotion will be Buccessfully consummat.*d. | truly yours. "JOHN' D. ARCHBOLD. "Hon. J. B. Forakir. Washington, D. C." U'.-iahington. Jan. 28, '02. "John D. Archbold. 26 Broadway. rk. "Dear Sir: I wrlte to acknowlodgo recoipt of your lottor of tbo 27th inat., w!*h onelosuro, as Btated, and to say I wlll communirate with you agaln just as soon aa the transaction can be closed up. I wlll see that apon. rely thanklng roa For doae In l in? J *.. \?\i:ii BJBTUB "Wi "Joba aald: i i form \..ii that the i i c?. lamb . ln thi* of thi from Mr no* n bill. T! ln poinl of tlme imably n< Bctilt h r for ? them Columbu blm by n v\"nl ; ndard Ol' < "liKbt p* ? i,,, 1 tiot round th< did not fu to Mr. i.l them would ' the obje t to h CANT RECALL OHIO BILLS. M nt ii noa i hava ao4 mad Mr Hearat '?a.i at ColumbuB from Mr i\rch ,",|?, to i 1 ifarch calllnaj my attentloo tc two bills ln troduced la tha ohio leglslatnre by Mr. Price. l have d about thia letter becanae llortion on tho sul ertalB if i r-ed the letter, what i did wltb dld on a.count of it. | . . f!!'(1 ?' m my iu.-s. or of any anawers In i book. "I aare nol ?>.*.*n able to commun altb Mr. Price, who Introduced tbe bllla, but ba has atated in a publlc intervlew that he abandoned tba hllls * ?b told him that tor Hanna and I woro both op to thi* measures, a.- ? I it mi^ht damage President Mc V ln tln* national oampalga in -toring if thelr hould bo insist, .1 upon Mr s atatement suwsts to ' my that, in all probablllty 1 re b. I do B04 know of anv ol hor way if 1 it. to acooaal for in a,,SO! tnv fiios, which aro 2*refu,I>' I M h a disposition of tlio letter would bo i? aocor.lanco with what is usually dono with all such cominuiiicaiia "In any ovont. r know that I took Mon with rospeot to it. nor on wo motion with ros-xv-t te Other hill i?*ndlng ln tho Ohio logis latura at that timo or at anv othor tlme Bince I b<*onme a member of the tarch 4. 1897. "ln no laafaaea slnco that date bavo I sought in any way to Influ cnco logisiation at Columbus, excej.t whon applied to for my opinion by aome member. as has happenod a Ma timos, and nevor before March 4. 1897. excopt only by arguments before open meetings of the regular committeee. "While I have oceaalonally heard from Mr. Arrhbold during the period that has elapeevl slnce the tenoina tlon of ir . h, the early I di boI recall ? r from him. except, if ivod il. th. V,K to tno I bill. which had any relatl anythln-g wltb . ofii clal duty to perfon-i, untll he wrote me tbe letter 4>f .%?;>> 7. with r~ to tha sults and 1 in Ohio. NO \TION Tl ? pg, Tn any 1 IIreesed 10 any aai ?aloy ritl ilnted hlm or from under tha allghl a or op I here that lon or rewa ll!t. AT" 1 lu.illy t: r tn thal ti in hls a ? ? auch hlm I lhat aaj 4(1 tl : the iu bis eommai 1 the tli.it ?' ln wrli hlm. r be or la ' 1.. Ba ? ?.iiiiiiii.<i.i i.M't.ov-(,i;\v. ?' *? 1 Aili tako pi.ce at thi* residen. broth ir. l: ' - ? l? k P M I : leoda Invlt Silxar W.ililiu^. Mr. an.l Mrs NaBOlaOB .lon. ? ? theli . obei 8, 1 ?0S A number of fri- mbled an , rather aitJ AmOBg the Visiting fr; afra s a. Joaaa ..f N of tha bride who oflli attlred la white silk witb pearl ornameata; Mrs. M. Crutchfleld of B. B ington. 1> Nokiee! will praaeai at M doola Baptlat Chni-ch, Baaday, Octo her II Ihnrch is now located on Grace Str. ? ..! 18th Strr BMITH, Pastor. Fir?* Here. Th-- bri. k four st,,ry I.uilding oc capled by J. ] Ac Co. at 142 7 r was badly damaged >r Tuesdsy at 5 P. M. The tinri deals in croekt-ry, glass and 8. The loss was heavy. The aatlra stock was destroyed. Marriag** Aniiouncement. aml Mrs P, B. Raraaey an BOaaaa that th.* marriage ceremony <>r tlicir daughter, Raphael Pearle with J E.lward Harria will be sohtnn OB Tuesday evanlng, Octoher 27. at ?; oelock ln the Pirst Presbyterlan Church. Reeeptlon from 6:3o to 8 P. M. in the home of the brid.- Prienda are Invited. No carda. At hom*> af t.r Naaaaahar 3, 115 e. Leigh st. Polk Miller's Qoartette. Grand Concert by Polk Miiler'a Quartette at True Reformera Hall. Monday nlght. October 19, 1908 at 8 o'clock. General admlaalon, 28 centa; Oallery. 15 centa: Reaerved Seata. 35 centa, on eale at the hall. DICK FAMP80N. JONH K. MASON AMER1CANBANKERS ASSON. A Spirited Session. Resolutions Adopted. Grand Reception Tendered Delegates. riembers From Virginia. PRESIDENT POWERS IN EVIDENCE?WILL MEET NEXT YEAR IN CHICAGO. ILLINOIS. Th* order V\ ! ed. I tnam moth auditorium ? multl-mll n tb** \ti: DBLEOATlOl 41 of tl .* silk bannera i halra ? I.*' tim* ? and x ? *1 bn ? THK REPRE 3 PROM VIRGINIA. d bul [ nl to the Mr M V r ! Baub of CUfton ' '.??nt of thi National Bank <>f A1* -\atidria ; Mr N P Ur. .1. M. Tollai ' n.| Insii!. Mr Jullea il. HUI ??f ti mond; Mr. Joba M. Miller, \ Idenl nmi Caahler of tional Bank ol ?nd; Mr. John Mltchell, Jr., Prealdenl of chanli i lank of Richmond; Mr x. i. Araatrong, Plral National m Martlnavllle; Mr. s h Moore, Covlngton. Tlll: opbning bxercii Tho membei ad Rlghl aread Caarlea ted, Epls orado dallvered i i ii*>r Htiiry A Buchtel i h> liv.-r**.! a imipt ahla addn ? come. it was approprlate la *t and made .i profound Im lon uj>a>!i t*:. itlon. Ho loudly applauded. Ha ahoa curate laformatlon relatlve t<> tha produdag j.ow.r of Colorado in par tloular and tho country |g K**norn1. ' llowed by ?i rt W. Ma] or ot Daarar. Tha was folicitous and eraal mo.-t tarorable Impraaaaoa. Although htel is a Repuhllean ami inocrat. there waa no olashinK of intorosts or opin ions in th.- di liv.ranc.-s of .-ither DR. WIL80M BMPHATIC Dr. Woodron Wilson, Pn?sidont of Prinoofon Cnivorsity spoke on "Tho Bankor and tho N'atton." The ad dreas mis aala aad poaraifM and w;is woll recelved by tbe bankors ap blo.l although his vi*-ws w?*n- not al-1 toga*thor palatable to many ? r Tho annual addroas of Preafalenl J. D. Powors was >in abla tion of past conditlons and a torriflc appeal for fair play In tho gam*- af politics that was now boing playod by tho two **olitlcal partios. H.* flayed tho I>**mooratir* pilans. provid Ing for the guarantoe of bank dopos Its. His argumont against tho guarantoe of doposits was loglcal, a ble and convincing. At Its concluslon, ho was grasped by the hand by tho many admin-rs. who notod with raro all that h ao eloquently spoken. THK SECRETARYS REPORT. 'Hio roport of Secretary FroJ E. Farnsworth showed the membership of the American Bankors' Assooia tion to be 9.803. There are 163 mombers in Virginia aad the income of tbe Aaaoclatlon la ($166,365) one hundi I three hundred and this amount only | i hous ! and twenty-three dollara remalaed In 1 ? AN UM.P. ADD a.ldl ? bi! t.a ? ? lenl *? demn POL1 nr.S IN THK DEUBE1 TIO! ? ar.a II. ?? much ded In ? ndent motion. ? ni <>r the ibllcana. A CONSERVATH liVATION Vlewed from a cor stltutiona of the country without - Ita in th.'ir laatitutlona and tb Bnltln to add to tha gaar antee fund. Oa th.* other hand thej not macfa .on.- rned about the actlon of tha gorarnmenl ln Into th<> i In the platform of tb publacan i l which would re suit in great lajory to .vings baaka of tha country. OFPICI ECTBD. The Bomlaatla" oommlttea made rad the follow Prealdent, of tha Contlnental N 111.: Vtce-Prealdent, i I'i.-r Idenl Irvlng chaage Bank, \'<w York, n. y P C Kr.uffman. denl of the PldeUty Tm> Bank, Tacoma, Waah.; Prad E Parnsworth York; Chalrman of the Bxecntlve Conodl, id.-nt of aOnal Bank. \..>l.\:il ?. T.-nn. THi: B1L.VBR BBRVICB .' .an.l coatly sil\.-r ser rtoa w.i.s praaaatad to Col. J !>. Pow ha r.tiring Prea~Meof ln a with the aaual ca laal s. r\-4 -s oniy ooa raar and cannot b.* r.-.l.-eted. Thi tlon declded to r: . ar ia Chicago. Th.- hodj :*ien adjourn-d after adoptmg raaolatlona thanking tha local committee, tha hotels and rallroads for thiir s.rvleos. There waa no exhibition of raco prejudlce or r ? uthland. The n< approaeh lo lt was thi Presid.nt Poaran to tha traatmeBt of the ealotad dopositora by U nited Btataa Government ln the case of the Preedmen's Savfnirs Hank. He spoke kindlv of the co' ple and used the argument against th* guarantee of deposits by the banks of the country. Tlie Jonet. Case in Topeka. The case of Mr. Jones of Chicago, 111.. who formerly llved ln Chicago and who married Miaa Marlo Thomaa mond. and whoso > waa wlfe In Chi :i To | lltJoa t*> tbis. f tha taa aa ll tho I | adjolnli tnounl d Tor it. Mra. i ..-'.iii Paaaea Away. I iii died . II who h many ? J. l: Mt, Vea-aea it. \. p. t m, aSllI. ;t.30 V. r hurch beld th? ir hymu 1'iicaii Scrlpl Em. JCVII. ? Colen cltatlon, Miss M. Royall; Baaay, Mlsa ? meon Duoan; c<>: REV. M. II PA1 Mr. W. IV Rurivll 111 Barrall, r.rand Worthy Irand Po IllI,d ? Traa Rcformors waa carried , Octob '?'l npoo. Ha rallled nlcely aad ls BBld to ba improving. Mr. Durroll lng colored men ta ountry and his fr' Miss Alherta Jenkbaa <>f \ian pent a m* l.tful ii Danrtlle, Va. last *. ?** *?rko and b? fri.*ndB. J r-J-J a Rhell of No. 415 M ?t is homo agaln after rlp Of two montha with ber relatlvea and friends through tho ? ork 9IAO.OO Fuajowmcnt Pai.l. * Va., Oct. 1, '08. Tbis ls to certify that I have ro ! from John Mitehell, Jr . Grand Chancellor of the Grand Lodge of Virginia, Knights of Pyth ? ? * I I and A. (ll.oOO) Ono Hundred and Fifty Dollars in paymont of the doath claim of Sir Joaoph Smith. who waa a membor of Euroka Lodge, No. 30 of Newport Xewa, Va. Signed?G. R. Smith. Beaeflciary. Witneaaea: R. 8. Brieth. J. P. Bffaus. i