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pnOGOESSlVES ; win in KiiiiSfts - ., - i. i ' i. . i - ... .'Progressives Adopted Report of Com Early Returns Indicate Large Major.tv S ' . for T. R. Electors. CURIIS-STUBBS FIGHT IS CLOSE In n.mAratlfl Race for Governor Billard, Avowed Enemy of Pro hibitory Law Lead In 411 Big Countjea. Bullttin. Senatorahlp Curtis and Stubba run nlng neck and neck; W. H. Thompson leading in Democratic race. GovernorCapper. R., apparentlj has beaten Ryan; George H. Hodges leading Democratic opponents. Attorney general Dawson ahead In Republican race. . Prealdentlal elector Result cloae In aome placea, but Roosevelt men ap parently bare won. Stat treasurer Earl Akers Is lead ing Walter L. Payne. Congressman First -district, J. .B. Chapman, D., probably D. R. Anthony, R.; second, Joseph Taggart, D., Re publican In doubt; third, probably Phil Campbell, R.; fourth, F. S. Jack aon, R.; fifth, R. R Re-. R J lxth' I. D. Young, R., J. R. Connelly, D.; seventh, George A. Neeley. D., Fin ley, R., apparently nominated; eighth, Victor Murdock, R., John L Saun ters, R. Toneka. Aug. 7. The Progressive ReDubllcan ticket has swept Kansas The early returns irom me primaij Indicated that the Roosevelt presi dentlal electors had swept Kansas by as large a majority as was ever given any candidate in the state. From every county came the re ports during the night that the Roose velt electors were in the lead and gaining at every county. Stubba Hat Slight Lead. The only apparently close fight In the Republican camp Is between cur tis and Stubba for United Statesmen tnr Tn th laree cities the Curtis majority has been rolling up wonder fully, but as soon as the country pre- inrta hiii to he heard from tne Stubbs majority kept increasing unti It eaailv overcame whatever gains Curtis had made. Bia Vote for Roosevelt Tiio Auriv indications show that the Roosevelt electors have been se lected bv uDwards of 50.000 plurality and that the Progressive state ticket 1 was named by, from zu.uuu torau.uuu Arthur Capper Is the Republican nominee for governor over Frank Ryan, and his majority probably will no me hikucbi. vi uj "l dates except the Roosevelt electors rniintiea that beat' Stubbs went to Capper and the Roosevelt electors and for the rest of the Progressive ticKet r.amDbell-Grav Contest Close. The returns are very Incomplete on the congressional candidates, except In the eighth district, where Murdock vhas run away from Adams. Stuart is running ahead of Anthony In the first district, and the Campbell-Gray con test in the third Is so close that the f HonHa nf both candidates are In doubt. Nn returns were received from the seventh district except from Pratt which ernvp Finlav a lead and from Reno which gave Hopkins the advan tane-. J. L. Brady appeara to have been named In the Second district with John Crider a close second and Enrlght third. Eillard Leading Hodges. The real surprise in the primary ap- Mk-rpara to be in the Democratic race for governor. J. B. Billard, mayor of To- s- neka. neither a progressive or a reac Horary, but an avowed enemy of the .. prohibitory law seems 10 oe aneaa. . He la far ani away in tne leaa in an the big counties of the district and is running Hodges a close second in tne counties In central Kansas where Hodees should have had an over whelming majority. Taft Has Allen County. inln Kan.. Aua. 7. Unofficial re turns from 15 of the 32 precincts of Allen county, Including most of Iola, shows Curtis leads Stubbs for senator by 4C0 votes. Crider for congress Is 200 in the lead. The Taft electors are 200 in the lead. Progressives In Montgomery. Independence, Kan., Aug. 7. Mont gomery county gave a majority for Curtis and Campbell. . The Progressive electors are believed to bave won. Wilson Names Mlssourian. Trenton, N. J., Aug. 7. Gov. Wilson announced the appointment of Rolla Wells, ex-mayor of Bt Louis, Mo., to i t treasurer of the national Demo- rl cratic committee n c-irw iv- w of Chicago to be vice-chairman of the finance committee, of which Henry Morgenthau of New York has been chosen chairman. Girl Tranip Arreitsd. Denver, Aug. 7. Ethel Huff, 1 years old. whose dress and general ap pearance was tbat of a handsome boy, was arrested In a box car la com pany witi two young men, who gave their names aa Henry Miller and R. A. Stanley. The trio said they came from Kansas City and had beaten tbtlr way to Denver oa a freight train. EGRO DELEGATES ftRETURIIEO OOi'JJ GREAT CROWD HEARD ROOSEYELT Greeted by Demonstration Lasting 57 Minutes Convention Till Morning Without Com plating Organization. Chicago. Aug. 7. The second day of h PmrrMilvi national convention opened with a well defined fight over the negro question vising ivr Interest with Col. Theodore Roose velt's delivery of his "confession' of faith- to his followers in tne progres sive cause. . ' . Some of the delegates declared w the elimination of the Southern negro from participation In the formation of tha n.w nartv had become the para- i..n nf tha convention. East- UiVUUI w .ra n.ero. Joined with their orotners rrnm tha south in denunciation of cer- t.in'thinra that occurred at an all- night meeting of the creaenuais com miff when the last of the Southern negro delegatea was barred from the floor of. the convention in a ciose tow. Blacks Indignant. Th nna-roea were Indignant, and excitably voluble throughout the ses sion of the committee, wnicn oegau ?t 8 p. m. and continued until nearly daybreak. The Mississippi contest was the last to be taken up and It was begun shortly after midnight The vote in the committee stood 17 to 16 against the negroes, those from viHBiairfnni. and immediately Julius T. Mitchell of Rhode Island and other Eastern negroes Joined in crying mat th dactdlna- ballot had been cast by a questionable proxy on the committee. Fairly sputtering Indignation, tne ne rrni announced they would carry the matter to Col. Roosevelt for a personal ruling on the point. ThA vntA nn the Mississippi case rams in a secret session of the com mlttee at 3 In the morning, a lew hmira after both white and negro dele gations from Florida had been barred. , Roosevelt Holds Reception. whn Col. Theodore. Roosevelt ap peared on the stage of the convention in the afternoon to make his comes slon of faith" address, he faced one of the greatest audiences ever gathered In the big Coliseum building. The demonstration of delegates anu spectators that greeted him lasted 67 minutes. . Tho colonel had an improptu re nnntion during the enthusiastic noiBe making and was still broadly smiling his appreciation when Senator neve ridge Introduced him. He began his speech at 1:48 o'clock. CoL Roosevelt continually departed from his prepared speech, interpolat ing many side remarks and skipping over portions of the printed speech. He spoke somewhat slowly, with great emphasis and was constantly inter, rupted by applause and cheers. There was no question of Roose velt's happiness. His face radiated it and as he nodded to the blue uni formed G. A. R. drum corps as it came across the stage and ranged itself in a semi-circle about the speaker's stand. Greets Confederate General. RooBevelt grasped each of the veter ans by the hand, shook it warmly and then, at his suggestion, they struck up a wild marching tune. The blare of the fifes and the boom of the drums aided the enthusiasm and as the music died down Gen. McDowell of Tennes see, veteran of the Confederacy, passed forward and Roosevelt shook him warmly by the hand and patted him on the back. Roop-v-U ' "" swung. the rit Cf "whe '-'sn!-Elms'..- "arid waved his arms and cheered. The demonstration was the most re markable yet tendered to Roosevelt during the present campaign. Not a norenh was in his seat, even the -vomen and the galleries standing on their chairs to contribute to tne un dulating sea of color made by the wav ing bandanas. From the rear of tht stage, many pressed forward to shake hands with the colonel. Shook Hands With Negro Delegates. Two negroes, wearing delegates' badges, climbed to the stage. The critical negro question was In the mlnda of the crowd and as the colonel reached out a band to each of the ne groes, those around them fell back. For a minute the three stood In a little knot . The colonel gesticulated and talked, the negroes listening, their faces serious. As the colonel con eluded one of the negroes reached over and pounded bim on the shoulder. The three stood hand In band and the crowd yelled. The negroes were dele- e-ates from West Virginia. - When Col. Roosevelt had left the Coliseum the business of the conven tlon wn resumed. The report of the credentials committee nnseating the negro delegates from the South was considered. The report of the committee on cre dentials was adopted without debate and without a dissenting voice. Wlthont affecting permanent organ!- cation the conven tlo at S:S5 o clock aiUourned until II o'Cloik In Use morulas. ROOSEVELT EI5 PLI0F1TILE . - Address of the Colonel Before the Progressive Convention. PRINCIPLES OF NEW PARTY Leader Discusses Courts and the Pe phj, Control of Trusts, Cost of Living, Tariff and Other Great Issues. Chicago, Aug. I. Theodora Roos- Cblcaco. Aug. I. Theodore Roooa-. lt today addressed the convention of the National Progressiva party. I sounding the keynote for bis followers mrA lavlnvWInvn th olatt Of battle tO be waged by the new party. Ha dis cussed the principles of that party under these twelve subdivisions: The Helplessness of the Old Parties; The Right of the People to Rule; The Courts and the People; Constructive Control of the Trusts; Rights of the Wage-Worker; Tha Fanner; The Tar iff; The High Cost of Living; Cur rency; Conservation; Alaska and In teroationAL Affair. -"The two old parties." he said, are husks, with no real soul within either, divided on artificial line, boss-ridden and privilege controlled, each a Jum ble of incongruous elements, and neith er daring to speak out wisely and fear lessly what should be said on the vital Issues of the day." As opposed to this incongruity and Insincerity of action he asserted that the National Progressive platform will be "a con tract with, the people." with definite and concrete provision to be carried ana concrete proTioiuu vu , out If the people ratify th contract , .i .i a AvatHv and honest-I p. ..Tartly and honest ly "as If it were actually enforceable under the law." Old Parties Inadequate. Following Is a summary of th colo nel's speech: " Neither the Republican nor the Dem ocratic platforms or managers show any adequate recognition of the mighty fact "that we are now in the midst of a great eeonomic evolution." This Ir resistible movement for economic and imnrovement must be guided by "both common sense and the highest ethical standards." in or der to prevent reasonable evoiuuou from becoming dangerous revolution. The Democratic party, as Is indicated by lta present record In congress, taira tha pimmon eenso. and the Re publican party, by Its record of stolen delegates at the cmcago conveuuuu. lofVa tha Afhtcal standards. If this country is really to go ror- ward along a path of social and eco- nnmiA tuatiRA there must be a new party of nation-wide and non-sectional principles,, a. party wnere tne iiiumr national chiefs and .tne real state issu ers shall be In genuine accord, a party In whose counsels the people shall be supreme, a party tb-ajt shall represent in thA nation and. the several states alike the same cause, the cause of hu man rights and of governmental em .i.nn Tha rsaaaArttnn.of the States rUhts doctrine of the Democratic ILIIV ' V - nartv crlnnlea and forecloses any reai nr tramline relief to the people. It re duces their promises to hopeless and . mt-' l-t ..4 anlH empty pnrases. xue uhbmuu i nf th Prna-rflEslve movement will thrill the Republic from end to .end. Rioht of the Peool to Rule. "The actions of the Chicago conven tion and to an only less degree of the Baltimore convention, have snown in atrtkinar fashion how little the people do rule under our present conditions." In order to assure this popular ruie Mr. Roosevelt urged tne aaeption oi nrAMAntial orlmarles. popular elec tion of senators, tne snort Danoi, em cient corrupt practices act qualified use of the initiative, referendum, and recall. The recall should be applied n administrative officers. Mr. Roose- voit aaaerted that the adoption of thaaa nw methods of oolltlcal admin iatratlon is not antagonistic to repre UAn tative arovernment. "All I desire to do by securing more direct control of the governmental agents ana rep rABAntatlves of the people is to give the people the chance to make Jhelr representatives really represent mem whanAVAr the a-overnment becomes miaranrMAntatlve Instead of represen- tatlve. I bave not come to tms w-j n thinVinar from closet study or as a . A. A - f mar matter of theory. I have been forced to It by a long experience with th actual conditions of our political life." ThA Courts and th Peool. TTnnAr this bead Mr. Roosevelt .tmnna-lT omobaslzed th necessity of it. vrmtrn neool preserving a .hack1 nn everr branch of public arv tA tta reiterate his now well-known i'wa fWB-ftrdln- th: courts. "Th American people, and not th courts. iM tn dAtermin tneir own runaamen- tal Dollcies." This does not mean that the people are to interfere in cases li.l i)i.nlt tnat(nna nf faa. WBKU JtITVw .- - tTc ' between individuals' efxceCl' that iAna should oe devised ror maaing It easier than at present to get rid of an Incompetent Judge." But when a Judicial decision Involves an interpre tation of what th people mean by th constitutions which they hare framed and laws passed by th people are nullified Decanal the courts say the laws at contrary to th people' will aa expressed In ir constitution, there most be a "refer to tb peo ple of tne puDiie eneci oi soca aecia lon under forms securing fun de'Jb ration," to th end that th paopl taay rectify thla altered defect In their constitution by a poplar rot navtaj aO the force of a constitutional amend ment. "Qur purpose Is not to Impugn the courts, but to emancipate them from a position whenever they stand finally In the way of social Justlc. The propositions I make commute neither anarchy nor Socialism, but, on the contrary, a corrective for Social Ism and an antidote to anarchy." Constructive Control of' Trusts. In addition to punishment for wrong doing, by the trusts, the imperative demand Is effective and complete reg ulation.' "The present conditions of business cannot be accepted as satis factory." The. reason for this Is ex plained, In Mr. Roosevelt's opinion, by the fact that "those dealing with the subject have attempted to divide Into two camps, each aa unwise as the other." The tendency of those now In control of the Republican party I to give" special privileges to "big busl naa.H and to correct the evil of such mur when they become crying, h .nnr.Ar i.waulta under the gn.tmat law. The tendency of by by to ... Democrats. Judged bolh their record In congress and the -Democratic nlatform. Is abolish all business of any sis or ef ficiency, on the ground that all big ness is badness, and littleness and weakness a slan of virtu. "What I needed Is action directly the re Terse of that thus confujedly Indi cated." There should be applied to all Indus trial concerns encaged In Interstate commerce In which there is either mo no Doly or control of th market th nrincinlea already adopted "in reg ulating trananortatlon concerns en raced In such commerce. The anti trust law ahould bo kept on th stat ute book to be Invoked against every his- concern tendln to monopoly guilty of antl-aocial practices. At th aama time a national Industrial commission should be created which ahnnM have comnlet- nower to regu lata and control all the great Indus mat concerna euintcu m business which practically means all -m .i Thla torn. trial concerns encaged In Interstate of them In this country. This com mission should exercise over these In dustrial concerns like powers to tnose AXAmlaed over the railways by tn in tAratate commerce commission ana over the national banks by the comp troller of the currency, and aaauion- ai nnwera if found necessary. When corporations not submitting thAmaelvea to the regulation of tne commission or clearly evading or vio lating its orders are prosecuted un iir the anti-trust law and convicted th commission should hav th duty of seeing "that the decree of the court Is put Into effect completely. only in thia wav can there be avoided "such gross scandala as those attena ant imnn the oresent administration'! nrnaAP.utfon of the Standard Oil and the tobacco trusts," a prosecution which has merely resulted in in ornaaan nrlcea to the DUbllC. injury tO the small competitor, and actual p-nan clal benefit to the trusts tnemseives ' Justice to Wage-Workers. ' u. nnnaavalt nresented an ad- vnnrM and comnrebenslve plan to In .,.n th risrhta and better conditions for labor. He proposed several specific methods for preserving ana improv inr "our human resources, and there for our labor power." Wage scales and other labor data should oe maa public; all deaths, Injuries, and dis eases due to industrial operation ahould be reported to the authorities; commissions should be estab lished In the nation and state to de- torminA th minimum waae scale in AiffarAnt industries: the federal gov ernment should Investigate all indus tries with a view to estaonsning standards of sanitation and safety; thr should be mine and factory in anectlon according to standards fixed by lnter-state agreement or by the fui.nl a-overnment: national and atate leaislatlon should establish standards of compensation for Indus trial accidents and deaths and for dls- aaaa clearly due to Industrial con dltlons; for the adoption by law of a fair standard of compensation for casualties resulting, fatally .which ihall clearly Tx tlfe ' mffiimum com non nation In all caaes; the monetary equivalent of a living wage varies ac cording to local conditions, nut snoura ho sufficiently hich to make morality possible and to provld for education, recreation, proper care oi tne cmi drn. maintenance during sickness, and reasonable saving for old age excessive hours of labor should b prohibited for all wage-workers, and nie-ht labor of women and children should be forbidden; one day of rest in aeven should be provided by law. onntinunua twenty-four-hour labor should be divided into three shifts of eight hours by law; tenement-Bouse manufacture should be entirely pro- hihitAd and labor camps should b anhiAPt to e-overnmental sanitary reg ulatlon; all industries employing wom en and children should be specially subject to government Inspection and raruiation: Insurance funds against sickness, accident Invalidism, and old age should be established by a charge either In whole or In part upon the industrial- the suffrage should be granted to women. If for no other rea son, to nabl wornng women to com bine for their own protection by tn as of the ballot. The Farmer. "The country life commission should t.A revived with greatly. Increased power; tts abandonment was a severe hlow to our people. The welfare of th farmer. Is a basic need of this nation." The country school should k. hrmia-ht In touch with country life vm thla reason tb Progressives ap prove of government co-operation with" the fanner to maa in iarm mor nwwiuetlv. Cooperative associations of farmers both for th production I and th selling of agricultural prod-1 sots should be encouraged, "go Ions A Samson mill erected on one makes a nice looking outfit and put up. Ask to see our ump Cylinders as the farmer leaves co-operaUv tivitlaa with their Drofit-sbaring to th city man of buaineas. so long will th' foundations of wealth be under mined and th comforts of enlighten ment be Impossible tn th country communities." , , The Tariff. On the tariff he said: "I believe In a protective tariff, but I believe in k as a principle approached from a standpoint of th. interests of th whole oeoDle. and not as a bundle or preferences to be given favorite Indi viduals. It Is not merely the tana mat ahould be revised, but the method or tariff-making and of tariff administra tion." "The first steps should be th creation of a pef manent commission of non-partisan experts" of "ample powers" to secure "exact and reliable Information." This commission must scientifically determine "the differenoe In the cost of production here and abroad," the effect on "prices to the consumer," insure full Justloe to tn nav envelooe of the wage-earner. The commission must not attempt to en croach on the tariff-making power or congress. It shall report with full pub licity and promptly. . The tariff shall be revised schedule by schedule to tnlil thA "stae-a-erine- blows to busi ness" incident to former general re visions. The effect will be to wipe out th "log rolling and vote-trading" se cured by special Interests ln tbe past. High Cost of Living. "The cost of living." said Mr. Roose velt, "has risen during the last row years out of all proportion to the in crease of most salaries and wages. What is first necessary la "fearless, Intelligent, and searching- Inquiry Into the whole subject, made absolutely by a non-partisan body of experts witn no prejudice to warp their mina, no pn vat object to serv. who snan reoon n.nil anv nAOAssarr remedy heedless of what interest may be hurt thereby. and caring only for th interests oi the people as a whole." The Repub ll,cans promise such an inquiry, bul their rank dishonesty of action at the Chicaao convention "makes their ev ery promise worthless." It Is hopeless to turn to the Democratic party tor re nf harauae first the Democratic par ty "affects to find the entire high cost of living in the tariff,' ignoring me patent fact that the problem is worm- wide, equally pressing in rree-iraa- ffna-tanri mnA In highly protected Ger- manv Mnrenvar. IT tne ueuiwi m' are sincere they must take all duties off the products of th farmer, ana w "certainly cannot anrora to n farmer struck down." Various ele ments, economic, political, and social, were pointed out by Mr. Roosevelt as contributing to, the high cost of living But effective legislation regarding It can only be framed on a comprehen sive eeab after a thorough, scientific, and prompt Inquiry. The Currency. Mr. Roosevelt declared that our present bank currency based on gov ernment bonds is unscientific and urged the adoption of a system which shall provide "elasticity In the credit and currency necessary for the con duct of business, free from recurring psnjes." Tbe eontrol of such. tA-sys-Wm'shdffld'belnth'ynifias of the gov ernment and must be free? from "mani pulation by Wall street or th large In terests." Conservstlon. Under this head Mr. Roosevelt reaf firmed bis well-known policy on the conservation and reclamation of na tional resources. We must conserve our soil, our forests, our mines, not only for our own benefit but for the KanAflt nf our children and descend- irouv - ants. "The public should not allenat it. t.iA in th water-nower wnicn win be of Incalculable valu as a source of powr In th immedlat futur," and "w should nndrtak th complete 4AAinnmnt and control of the Missis sippi as a national work. Just as w hav undertaken th work of building th Panama canal." Alaska. "In Alaska th government has an ..nnnitr nf startlnc In what Is al- vyvt - most a fresh field to work out various problems by actual- experiment. should at one construct own, and op erst all th railways In Alaska; it should keep th fe of all coal-fields and allow them to b operated by lea wiot, thA Mnditlon In th leas that non-us shall operat as a tor fait; a system of land taxation should bo tried which promote th actual ns of land and discourages th holding of land for speculation; tha telegraph lis) should be owned and operated by tb government. International Affair. "In lniraattpsal .sa! tJfe'lfiOtt Pumps Water Tanks Samson Windiii Pipe . Hog Vaterers of our heavy steel towers the most serviceable you can . ? HODGE BRS Abilene, Kansas try "ancld bra&V "tdwtrfls other na tions exactly aa an honorable prlvat cltlien behave towards other private) cltlsena." Our small army should have large mclncy; th navy most be steadily built np until "It provs) possible to scur by International agrsement a general reduction of ar maments;" th Panama canal must be fortified. Panama canal tolls o deep-water commerce should b uni form to all nations, Including our selves; American coastwise vessel should pass through th canal free, for this would b no discrimination against foreign nations and would glva us reasonable competition with trans continental railways. No foreign treaty should be entered Into which we do) not mean to scrupulously observ to- every particular. In conclusion th colonl said: "Surely .there never was a fight bet ter worth making than the on ha which w ar engaged. It HtU mat tart what befalls any on of us who for th tlm being stand In th fore front of th battl. I hop w shall win and I believe that If w wak th' people to what the fight really means w shall win. But win, Of lose, we' shall not falter." OROZCO DELAYS liitl People Are Anxiously Awaiting Rebel's Departure. t ; WITHDRAWS ALL PROTECTION revolutionist Commandsr Expoct t Msst and Join Forcss of 8alaxar Soon Railway to b Destroyed. ; Juarez. Mex., Aug. 6. Oen. Pascual Orozco delayed evacuation of this city again, although the townspeople ex pected the 500 rebels here to leave be fore nightfall. All of tbe largef store closed. The cltlsens vigilance guard was on the alert to prevent looting vent of the rebels' departure. reason was given for the delay. thA dav. Gen. Pascual Orozco served notice on the resident of Juarez that he would not oe re hin for the. safety of the city. and that all who did not go with him had better cross the border to ici raso. To Proceed 8outh. It Is announced that Orozco with th 500 rebels stationed here will proceed annth n the Mexican Central to meet the forces of Gen. Inez Salazar, who has escaped from the trap set Dy ieo erals at Cases Grandes. Inez Salazar, the rebel leader re sponsible for the disarming of the American colonists, is beading, north with his 1,000 rebels. In his wake he Is destroying the Mexico Northwest ern railway. In this way he hopes to delay pursuit by the two federal armies which temporarily pocketed., him at Casus Grandes. To Join Orozco. The oncoming insurrectos will join their chief, Pascual Orozco, thus com bining pTactically all of the rebels op erating In Chihuahua. The next prob-, lem will be to proceed successfully In to Sonora, tbe border state to the west, where other rebel, group are operating. Wandering over the plains om where between tbe Cases Grandes dis trict and th American border ar 100 Americans. . They cam from th col onies of Juarez and Dublan. After sending their wives to El Paso they undertook tha hardships of an over land Journey of 200 miles. With th sate arrival at th border of this group of refugees, practically all the American settler will hav quit. Mexico, leaving behind their farms and borne. Rebel Junta Moves. Los Angeles, CaL, Aug. . Th abandoning of Los Angeles and th making of El Centro and Brawley, in th Imperial valley, the headquarter of the Mexican rebel Junta Is th lat est move of the followers of Oroico. according to Pedro Martin, special Mexican government secret servica agent who Just returned from aa to- Yesugaung in; muj uj 6 JUAREZ