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All Unslgnod Communlatlons wlll bo rejected. Rejected Communlcatlons wlll not be returned unlcss accompnnlcd by stnmps. TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 100-1. In Re Roosevelt. In dlscusslng the charge of a. corrupt bnrgain between the Republlcan ndmln Istratlon and the trusts, under whlch the latter were to pay largo sums of money Into the Republlcan campaign fund in consideration of government favors re? ceived and to be received, Tlio Timcs Dispatch snld that whllo lt had no posl tivo proof to sustam thls charge tho clr? cumstantlal evidenco agalnst tho Repub? licans was concluslvo and cOnvinclng. Presldent Roosevelt may deny as stren uously as he pleases, but th? clrcum etantlal tvidence remalns, and tho Presl? dent is practlcally coK-victed out of hls own moirth. Ot course, we do not mean to say that the Prcsldent has deliboratoly falsitled. "\Vo do not mean that ho actually entered Into a wrltten agreement wlth the trusts, but clrcumstantlal evldence polnts clear ly to the fact that there has been an understandlng between tbe admlnistra tlon and tbe trusts, which was sp satis? factory to the latter as to causo them to como down wlth cash. As Senator Gorman said ln hls speech in Baltimore ou Saturday night, "Any jury in the land would eonvict on the clrcumstantlal ovl? dence that has been submitted; tliere ls not a slngle misslng linlt and thu whole cluiin ls complete." Let us review the case as bliefly as wo may, Presldent Roosevelt appolnted hls prlvate .secretary to be at tlio head of tlie Department of Commerce and La? bor. Wlthln the dcpartment, as Judge Parker pointed out, provislou ls mado for the colleclion from large corporatlons, Includlng the so-called trusts, of lnfor? mation, whlch, it ls to be borne ln mlnd, ls to be submitted to the Presldent for public or prlvate use, as he may. dlreet. By grace of the same Executive thls secretary, through whose dcpartment this lnformation is collected, beeomes the chairman of tlm Republlcan National Commlttee. His chlef duty lt hns been, and still ls, to collect funds for tbe pur? pose of seeuring the election of tlie Prcs? ldent As chairman of the Republlcan Com? mlttee it becaine the duty of Mr. Cor? telyou to coUfcCt. inpjicy tor campaign purposes, aild SSVuttQr Gorman speclflcnl ly charges that Mr. Cornelliis N. Bl'ljw, treasurer of tho National Republlcan commlttee, called a meetlng four weeks ago in one of the best known offices in Wall Street- At that meeting there were present bosides Mr. Bllas, E. 11. llarri inan, of tho Union Paclflc; G. W. Per klns, of Morgan and Company; Mr. Per inan, tho great Standard 011 batiker; Jacob F. Schlff, bankor and railroad inag nato, and others. Tho Prcsldent donles lhat any promlscs were mado to these men and tlielr asrioclates except that they i,hould havo a squaro deal, but he does not deny, In fact, he vlrtually confessos und Secretary Root also confesscs, tha tlicfiQ mlllionalies, roprescntlng tho cor porate interests, contrlbuted at least half as much money ns ihe Republicans used in tho campaign of lfc'.'O. ln 1SM the Re? publicans used fW.OW.uOO ln their cam? paign, and so lt is fair lo prcsumo tliat in 1&04 tlielr campaign fund uniounted tc bontbthlng like *5.u<w,(w0. Tho Ropublicaha also intliiiate that they could have had more if lt hud been needed. / Just hera let It be also known to the vpters that tho Democratlo Commlttoo, accordlng to a BUUemeht by them pub llshed yesterday, have not accepted for use In tbe cantpalgn a slnglo dollar from tht lurilf-brcil truste. a llttle whllo ago tho truiitu woro de iicunclns Preeldont Roosovelt ln the hit t,,, | lerm*, ,'?,'! thi'-nti-nlng to annlhiWite j. .,-. uui t)?oy ?!'? now hla frionds..Thoy ;.,,-? contrlbuted inUllonti ol money to .. uri hlf election, Thoy havo noi con? ii.ii-.iti a dollar to Iho Democratlc enm palsn fund, Dooii jtny sane man bellovo that tliceo men ol nlfalre who guard tholr Interofita .--o clon'iy, have glven 111ir- rnoricy for tho --aki' of putrtotisni or for tho (,ake oi anythlng buve thelr own vvc-jfaro? 'l ht-y have contrlbuted t'"' monoy, nn \--, evlifcised, and Ihe conclualoii la im r Whelmlns thai they ha-.i jono it fpr a aclflsit purpose. Wlicther or not there ),;>_ been any defjnlte bargain, ihe.f/n-sl d<iit has accepted, li"' moiiey on the proir.lsc of a "squar:.- deal,1 and -it is jilain." taid Judgo Parker .n hh Kpeecli t-'alurday night, "that when tlio tlme shall 'tvme to detcrinlne vvlmt a. VlUure deal tetw-eon iho goveriiiuf-nl of .h<- I'mIu-. hiiitf-s and tlie contributlns l.rutttf' reully l*. the beneflelai y of th<- yenoro?lly ol the hiii..-. #iimt elUier recogninu thelr uey. v|c- or confess himself gullty of "oae. IiiRratitudo." There ls the circumstantial .videnee, fellow-cltlzens. nnd wo stibmlt. thnt lt lf ns strong ns t.ho elronmstt-ntlnl evldence hy whlch n. man in Virginia was hnt lntrly eonvlctea by a Vlrglnla jury ot wife, murdor. Tho trust mngnntos deal wlth olectlons as a business proposltion. They wnnt nn admlnlstration of govern? ment nf falrs that will be of the firrent j etvt beneflt to their prlvate affslrs. Thoy havo glvon thelr monoy to aid in tlie rlertton nf Roosorelt because they regnrd hlm ns thrlr frlend and thoy feel assured that. 1* the Republican party ls conUnuod In power they wlll contlnue to receive the beneflts of the Dlngley tariff, and other much deslrftd favors of govern? ment. It Is for the voters to say thh day whether they will havo for their Presidont the candldate who h__s re? celved contrlhutlons from tho trusts, re ct-tve- them knowlngly and gladly, or the candldate who wnmed lils commlt? teo In advance not to recelvo il tor cnin? pnlgn purposes from that source. "Whlch shall it bc? Thero Is no doubt about Virglnln.'s reply. The Strength of the Republic. A natlonal eiection ls always lmpressivo nnd awo-liwplrlng. A great battle wlll bo waged to-day ? in every Sta-to of the Unlon. It ls no less a battle becauso tho lnstrumont.. of war are ballots Instead of bullcts. There are two great contond Ing -factlon.', each faction belng llko a mlghty nrmy, wlth lts prlvntes, lts lieu? tenant-!, Its captains, its coloncls nnd Its gcnerals. The oandldates themsclvos aro tho commandcrs-ln-chlef, and, ln advance of tho great battle to bo fought to-dny, they havo beon engagod ln a sharp and oxolting personal encounter. Thoy are both flglvtlng mon; they aro both brilliant flghtcrs, *aJthough dlfforing radically. ln their temperamont nnd in thoir methods. Tho publlo have watched this personal duel between Parker and Roosevelt wlth intenso interest, and each slde seems to bo well content with tho points scorod by its champlon. It wns by long odds the feature of the campaign o? 1901, and re lleve-d it of its dullness. R was about tlie only featuro of the campalgn that ox cited general Interest, and tho peoplo were so much pleased wlth tho duol that thoy would havo been glad to postpone eiection day ln order that the duel might be foughf to a flnlsh. But the personal fight ended on Satur? day night, when Parker flred his last shot at Roosevelt, and to-day the commanders wlll step nslde and lot the soldlers in their respectlvo armles decldc the con? tost. It ls most impre3sive and aiwe-.lnspiring, we repeat, that Issues so great as those involvod ln thls campalgn should be set tled by tho pe.tccful arbltramont of the ballot. Tho voters on each sldo wlll go to tho polls and east thelr ballots a-s freemen wlthout interruption or Intlmlda tion. From sunrlse to sunset tho con test wlll go on ln evory State, and after tho result shall have 'been ascertalned and proclalmod tho defeated side wlll "accept the situatlon" ln good falth nnd In good h-unor, and no force whatever wlll bo necessar'y to make tho victory of tho vlc tors complete and to give them its full onjoyment Tho minority will simply "bow to the wlll of tho majority," and so thls mlghty and lmportant contost will end, and will not *bo .renewed untll four years shall have elapsed. Provlded only tho oloctlon bo falrly and honestly con? ducted and the result falrly and honestly ascertalned and declared, there will bo no thought of ti-evolution. Men wlll go about thelr nffairs as though nothlng hnd happenod, and ln a little whllo wlll have. ceased discusslng tho eiection of 190-1. Tlius are we dlfferontiated from the so-callod republlcs of South America. In most of Utesa such a thlng as a falr and free oloctlon Is unknown. They have a form of clootioTi, but. lt doos not reglster Uio wi.L.of Uie peopOo. Tho party ln power eontrols tho olectlons as best it may, but thero Is always a revolutloriaiy faction to rockon wlth, nnd whon Uio oppositlon feels thal It ls strong enough it rovolts. God savo tho Unitod Statos from 3uch a condition. But God will not savo us unless we are. truo to ourselvcs and our tradltlons. So long as tho pooplc are controllc.rl by tho splrlt of democrncy, so long hj; our elcctlons aro conducted falrly and honestly and wlthout bribery or iu tlmidatlon, our contosts will be scttlcd peacofully. But if the party in powor attctnpts to perpetuatc lts rulo hy baso usurpatlon, by tho corrupt uso of monoy, by collusior. with the wcalthy class, or any class of govornment favorlte., soonor or later such rovolutlonary methods wlll brlng on revolution, nnd whon that tlmo comes, woo unto tho usurpers! Corporations and Politics. AVhat rlght has a corporatlon to tako tho monoy which belongs to tho soock holders and glve it to a political party for ?' campaign purposes, unlCBs a ma? jority of tlm stockholdorg have glveni thoir consent? It may bo that some of the stockholders are Democrats and aro violontly opposnd to tho oloctlon of Root-O vi It. Yet wlthout their consoiu their monoy ls glven to Chalrman Cortolyt to nld hlm In pushlng Mr. Roosovclffc candldacy. That woro a hlghhanded and oulrageoua proceodine, and lt may he that somo outraged stockholdor wll) yet mako trou bl< for diroctorB who havo cnmnilttorl thla uespa.s. lt may also bo thnt laws wlll bc onacted inuklng lt crlmlnal for any ci.rporation to mako a contribiition to any polltlcal pnrty for campalgn purponOB. .ludge. Parker s<jt a nohln examplc when ho ivcjuested the Pomocrutlc Commltt. ir, rr-ceive no g'.fts from the Iru.ts an.i the coniniitteo dld well to comply strictly with hls wJslies. lt may bo that thls action of iho p_m I ocrullc leadem Is the flrst rtep |n ,-, j n ovoment tlmt wlll by and l.y sweep tho country1 and brlng about a much need r-ti reform. ? Outlook for Iron. it i- announeod that thu ,\*fw Vorlc Ccn* ti al and Lako Hhoro Rallroad* havo plac.d wlth tlio Carni-fe-l. Bteelo,in-Kiii> I Rt. order for 7,000 streel cross-tles to bo put. in alons vnrious sections of each 1 road. Those tles nre lo bo used as nn rxperimeiiL Of course, the orlglnal cost wlll bo very much greater than tho cost of wooden tles, but It Is believed by ?own lhat this wlll be largely moro thnn mndo up by the length of tlme they wlll wear, and the Carneglo people predlct that In a f?w yenrs practicnlly all tho great railroads of tho country wlti bo tislng steel instead of wooden tles. Every yenr sees somo now demand for Iron and steel ln fltructurnl work, and un? less thero is somo serlous selback to tho general business of tho country It would appear thnt the Iron and stoc] lndtistrlos of tho Unlted States havo a long sea? son of prosperlty ahoad. Public Sentlment. A Charlottesville speclal to the Rich? mond News Leader says: "A member of tho Jttry dld not hesitate to say thnt in his opinlon Mr. Lee had mnde a mistake In dwelllng at such length upon tho fact that public sentlment ln thls communlty and over thn State waa ngalnst tho accused. 'We dld not know, sald he, 'but what every man and womnn In the court-room wanted McCue acquit? ted un.ll Mr. Lee eald otherwlse.' " Yet. although, Mr. Lee dwelt at great length upon tho fact thnt publlc sent' ment was against hls clleno, ho n-sks tho court to set naido tho verdict because tho jurors rend tho newspapers and Baw tho headllnea of tho reports of tho McCue trlal. If one may Judge from tho tone of the "Insplred press" of Germany, tho Kalsor ls dlsappointed that England and Russla did not come to blows over tho recent ?North Sea inddent. W.hen news of tho aWault upon the. flshing vossels wns flrst publlshed German newspapers declared that Great Britain had suffered a tcrrl blo wrong, and yhould exact tho most udequato reparation'. But the momenl the danger of war passed these news? papers took on.a very dlfferent tone. Tho Tageblatt characterlzed the "fuss mado by Great Britain.. as empty bluff, whicb degraded. tho emplre in tho eyes of tho world." Tho Vosslsche Zcitung declared that tho Britlsh .were always ready to flourish tlio Unlon Jack. but raroly prepared to fight for lt. Tho ar rangenient generally was declared a se verc check to Britlsh dlplomacy. Tho Speotator, commonling on thls, says: "The Germnns, in a word, wero rery anxious to wltness a stlff fight bo tween us ond Russla, Now that tho op? portunlty has faded away they are pro porUonately dlsappointed." To-day is tho day and to-morrow the sun will go rlght on shlnlng just as brlghtly and tho birds wlll slng just ns sweetly as lf nobody had been defeated at all. As the Mikado failed to get Port Ar? thur as a blrthday present, Santa Claus can take notlce that he would not mind flndlng lt in his Christnias stocktng. Conslderably less than half the candi datcs wlll regard the comlng Thanksglv ing Day as something of a hollow mock ery. Tho White House being tho home .plate thls ls not the tlme for tho Swallow to make that poetic fllght. The long agony is over. No mon prophcsylng; no more freo clgars and no moro nulllng campalgn lies. Ono thing about the result Is that yot will havo to bc satisfied with it whether you like it or not. There will bo sllght Improvement in the hat market ponding the sottlement of eiection bets. Panama's blrthday was not a thing for elther Panama or tlio Unlted States tc jolllfy over. "Would like to have a real good, long rest beforo tho State candldatcs get busy ngaln. Gtioss the voters of Massachusotts Iovod Douglas for tho shoes ho has mado. "What If Port Arthur should fall on eiec? tion day? Port Arthur knows how lo enjoy a late fall. t A Few Foreign Facts. Klng Edward has taken up tho royal Stuart tor tan for himself and hflfl s< r vants al Balmoral, and tho AVhlte League la qulto exCitod. Queon Vlotorla nover used tho Stuart plalds, but her servuntn Bt RftlJUOral wore tho so-callcd Balmoral plald desfjnod by thp Princo Consort, Tho porcentago of tho woodod aroas of Kiiropoan oountrlos, aa compnred with thelr total aroas, is u? follows: Finland, f.l..; Swodon, -10.3; Russla, -10.1; Austria, ...'.'>; Liixomburg. 29.1; Iltmgury, 27.7; l.'or i.iany, 26.1; Sorvla. 24.!); Turkoy. 'HA; Nor* wny, 22; Roumn.nla and Swltr.orh.nd, 21.1 each; Htilgnrin, 20.S. Tho other European oountrlos .havo less than 20 per cent. ot' woodland. Tho engines of tho flrst steamer thnt ovor crossed t.ho Atlantlc havo boen ro coyord off tho oonst of t'ork, after moro thnn flfty years' immerslon. Tho Groat Northern Rallway Company is extending |!ts road from -lorrlssey lo Fernie, n d.stanco of about olovon mlles. Thls road will bo in oporatlon Decembcr 1, 1901, 'I'ho main ol>.|fct of building thls road Is to havo a dlroct haul from the coal ml'ncR located at Eornl., wlthout transforrlng over tho Cnnndlnn Puelfie. Uno between Ferrilo and Morrlspey, ae m present. lt is undorstood thal Admiral Alesleff. aftor a so.iouru ln the upartmruts In tho Wlnter Palflto, wlll ho sppolntpd Govern? or of Moscow. Love and Troubles. tt Ir known ln.lnn?r rlyjln ot Wuthlngton noo|?ty thut lh.ro lias b.en n complete hifak ln the frl .rilnldp IVhlcll formerly .xUtefj bu twwn MImi Allce Hriotovr-lt and CoilfltfUi MiiiviK;.ritfj.''aMilnl, niece ef tlio fiuntiiiin am ht-wador, The mntur. occurre. ilniultaiieou**' lv v.-uh the rumor thnt Mlhi. Hooenvell and Congrnninan Longworth ha.l liecomu enguifed -ii. th'.b fart ha* been lli? rau*. pf u ffood imny nr*1_ und -miles. Drake's Paimetto Wine. A trl?l bottlo is sehi propald, tree of charge, to every reucler o( thls iiftiar w?? h;is ehronlc Siomuch Trouble. 'fJatuteUw, Coumfpatlon. t,i, arrh o( the Mucous M.ml.rams, Coni/eMluu oM.nerorKidneys.orlntlammatl'.nof Hladdi r. I OneiUOH s. day reliev.K irmncdlalely, cure* uo- , a.lutely, ailld- up tlie norvous sy.tem und pro ' Seveijty.uy,,,.,.-^ at Druit Stores for ii lurgn bottlo, usual dollur trlzn, but-evory re-ider of thls paper who nixUs nii-.diclao wlll ho suppllcd w-l'iai trlal bottlo of Tiral-e s Paimetto WIm*. .reuof chargo, by wrltlng for lt to I-ruko Kor? n ui,i. tVuupaiiy. In-.-ike I.iiildlng, t h'oujjo, III. Owonc nnd Mlnor Drutf Company, d -.ulbu'lhg ua*_? i,11 TH? EXTRAVAGANCE OF GOVERNMENT Mr. Edward Atklnson, thr, stallstlclan of Boston. whom wo recently quoted in thls column, nwids us tho followlng nrtdl tlonal artlcle, showing the extravngancc of the Republlcan admdnlstratlon: Edltor of The Tlmes-Dispatch:~ Slr,?In my last eommuntpatton nn tlio cost of war ojid warfare I dlsprovod the er? toneous statements made by Sec.roiH.nos Shaw, Taft ond Hay. 1 proved tha.t the expondlturea of elffnt years of w-ar and warfare. endlng Juno 30. 1905, us com .purod to thu normal standard ostabllshed rsRhor In twelvo yenrs or twenty years antccedc-nt to tho Spanlsh wo.r, would exoeed flfteen hundred milllon dollars ($1,500,000,000), Thls has beeii met by a statement of Secretary Tait that tho cus toniary estlmato of tlie cost of the Span? lsh war, uliroe hundred milllon dollars ($301,000,000), was too low. Iu hls bellef lt'was double that. We wlll, therefore, deduot six hundred milllon dollars t$U0O, 0M.O00) from the. excess of oxpendlture. Sooretury Taft also gives aasunuicc that tho expendltures ln the Phlllpplne Islands by tho United Slates have been but two hundred milllon dollars ($200,000,000); per? haps a true statement; but taklng no cognlzance of tho Incldental oxpenscs |n the conduct of warfnro on tho Phlllpplne Islanda Incurred by tho Unlted States. wo wlll deduct two hundred milllon ($200, 090,000) from the excess. After these deductlons there rcmalns seven hundred milllon dollars ($700,000,0X1) to bo ncco-unted for. Efforts hnvo beon mnde, notably by Secrotnry Shn.w, to ac? count for thls deflcloncy by clUng ex pendltureM upon rlvers and hnrbors, upon publio bulldlngs, and other customnry outgocs from tho Treasury Dcpartment. Thcso customary oxpenditures were, rola tlvcly to population, us largo ln tho twelve years prooediing the Spanlsh war as they havo been slnce, and wore all covered at tho normal rate of flve dollars ($5) per head, and would bc now covered at the normal rate of four and a half ($4.50) per head. Moreover, no npproprlatlon wns mado for rlver nnd harbor Improve? ment by the last Congress. Tho expendltures of the present year havo excee-ded the estimatc upon whleh my computatlon w'as based. In four months they have been more than two hundred milllon dollars ($200,o00,000), and at that rate the expendituro for tho pres-' ent flscal yenr will be more than. six hundred milllon dollars ($000,000,000), whlch wlll bo ln excess of sevon dollars and a riunrter ($7.25) per head, or ln excessi of two hundred milllon dollara ($200,000,000) of tho .soven hundred milllon ($700,000,000) waste upon "war and warfare whloh hns yet to be accounted for. At thls rnte tho oxpondiitudos of tho present flscal year ln gold wlll be eltlier equal to or lna'ger than the average exiendltures dur? lng elght years of Clvll War nnd recon structlon. Theso are facts derlved from ofllolal figuros, whlch havo. been proved and wlilch cannot be met by any denlal ot attempt to confiise the mlnds of the public by erroneous statements. Tho ques? tlon at Issue -wlth tiho voters to-morrow is squa.rely presented. Tho present Congress ls said to Miave refused to authorlze any investlgntion ln other departmeivts of.the government cor rospomllna; to tliat which has beon par? tially mado ln the posta.1 fnluds. I charge no fraud. I bellovo the expendltures are aceonnted for, but the subjects of ex pondlture roqulre. iiivestlgatlon, and this waste should be stopped. Whether or not such an Investigation shall bc riradf, and whether or not a true and complete ac? count of what has 'beoamo of flfteen .hun? dred milllon dollars ($1,500,000,000) of tho tnx-payors' money expended during tho lnst elght years, rests with each votor to declde ln castlng hls ballot on the Sth of November. Had tho money whlch >>wJll liave -boen expended in elght yenrs, Juno 30, 1805, ln excess of Secretary Taft's, extravagant estimatc of the cost of the Spanlsh war for the llberatlon of Cuba, namely, nine hundred milllon dollars ($000,000,000), not beon wasted on over-sca expanslon, bat tleshlps and arniaments wholly uncalled for for national defense, that amount, If appl|p.d ln one, sum to.the payment nf the national debt, would havo liquldated all tho Intcrcst-betirlng bonds now out standlng. If It could havo been applied to constructlve purposes, under safe and honest nttmlnlstratlon; lt would have suf flced ln eig>ht years to develop nll tlm rlvors and harbors of the Unlted'States to the fuilest measure, nnd, ln nddltlo'n, to have worked out tho problem of irrlga tlon of the ai'id larids, SO far as it could havo been done. In addition, It would havo covered the land wlth good roads, nnd, In addition,'. would hnvo supplled the poorer se-oflons of the country with school houses for the common eucalion of the chlldren throughout Ihe land equal to what has been accompllshed in tho best sectlons. All thls might. have heen done. but what. might have. been Is olted meirely ns a measuro of the wa.stc com? mitted durlng the temporary uberraWon toward tniperlallsm, mllltarlsm and over sca oxpanuion. Tho Imuginntlon fnjls tn grosp these huge sumM. Not less thnn flfteen hun? dred milllon dollars ($1,300,001,000) havo beon ^pent ln elght years in excess of a full standnrd; l,lio expendituros upon tho clvll service, pensions, Interest, nrmy and navy, moro than suftleient for every pur poso o? national iiofense. The. only part nt' (hls expeialitiire tha.t can bn Juslltied, lf at all, l? lhat whlch waa devoted to the llberatlon of Cuba and to tho ostah ll.shment. of Iho Cuban rppublio ln good fiilth. li' that eost the maxlmum estimatc of Secretary Taft, thon thero remaln nine hundred milllon dollars' ($900,000,001) pen alty for over-soa expansion, battleshlps, Inrtltications in defense- nf Islands, und all tho other waslo of whloh wo havo no exact account, and whlch cannot bo dl vlded and separnted by uny ono outslde tho govornmetu service, WUh.lhat nlno hundred milllon dollars ($000,000,010) ex? pended In oight yenrs, the. whole* outstand ins bonded dc.bt of the United States might havo been paid1. Or, wlth that nlllp hundred nilllion dollars al! tho work that could havo been done In elght years, probably to ihe cornpletlon nf evory part, would have doveloped every harhor and every liver to the fullest standard; would have furnished a supply of water to every acro of nrld land tliat could havo beon roaoheci in thnt period; would have sup? plled good roads or alded States ln mak? lng good roads throughout the sparsely seltkd parts of the national domaln, and would havo enabled tho States whero common schools a.ro _o much demanded, where lllltoraey nnd Ignorance stlll pro vail. to bulld nll tho school houses that could be required by nll the chlldren of school ago. That greut sum has been wanted, nnd worse than wasted, in tlio elght years in whlch tlio Constitutlon has been vlolaled, tho Deejaratlon nf In ileppndenco held up to scorn by members of the udniinlstration, and the very prln clplo of llberty by whlch' thhs natlon llves and nioves and has Its belng has heen he trayed. KDWARP ATKIKSON. Bostori, November I, 1901. Never Missed a Minute. r"orty.ttvo ynar? of sorvlco without ever havln. heen late to hla work, ln tlio record of 'J. C. I.ot.r., Ihe oldent eniploye of tlio Ir.twnal revenur- department ut WoiOilnu'on. AJtlloilgll over elffhty yc-ara of Bge. Mr. l.ou Ib nt hls ili'?k every mornlng proniptly nt li o'clock, nnd tliu yiarH h? has Bpent In llie WOrk inulte hun onu of Ihff most valuable ttniiloyeit ln the .bureau. Ho hns been coiitlnu eutly ln the- ?ccounUng d?parlm?/tit. oi'id ilurlng the yenr* he haa served hns eeeu moro Ihnn $7,^W,000,?'I0 pnns through the offlci. llr- hns tlu, cxact flfc'uri'^, wlilch lie ha? kept for inuny >?? a,. Ships That Arc: X/Ost. SiailnticuiiH fIij.l that Noniotlilng IIK'? '.',000 \,-.mI? i.T ull tiortM dUoppea'r lo tht, ^eHl every yvin; iiovcr to l,c huard liwu 'aeoin, taklng vlrh thoin I'.'.OOO huiiiau bein?, und |livg)vi|)g tt ui'Jiiey love of }100,000,000. NOVEMBER 8TH IN WORLD'S HISTORY. bsss. i Pope Boniface IT. died; his ffltlier was a Goth. Ho wns elected^ lo tlie Pontificate ln 530. 1.-12. Amery d'Amboiso, a Fronch ndmifal, dlod; famous for the naval vic torv ho obtained over Ihe Sultaii of Egypt two years before hls death. 1517. Francis Ximcnos, a Spanlsh cardlnal, dled aged elghly-one. 1510. The Spaniards, undor Corten, entered the Clty of Moxlco. 1020. A general massacre of all tho noblllty. of Swedcn, oxcept Oustavvtn Vasa. whoso cscnpe led to a. revolution, arid tho separation of tlie union between Denniark, Swedon and Norway, and the doposltlon of Chrlstlan II., by whom the deed was Instlgatea. 1074. John Milton, an illustrious Engllsh poet, dled. 1800. Madgeburg, In Lower Saxony, surrendcred' to the Freneh, undor Nfey. He took twenty generals, 16,000 mon, 800 pleces of artlllery, 1,000,000 pounds of powdcr and a vast bridge eqttipment and immense magazlnes of all kinds. -. Tho functlons of tho British mlnlster, WKWWJ Jackson. ceased by order of Presldent Madlson, and ho was-debarrod all intorcouso wlth the Amerlcan government. 1813. Battle of Tallegada; tho Indlans defeated by General Jackson. 1811. British ship Leander captured American privateor. schooner, Gonoral Putnam, elght guns und l'ifty-sevcn men'; her guns woro thrown ovci board durlng this and a former chase. 18(11. Battlo of Belmont, Mo.; great slaughtcr on both slde. 1801. Mason .and Slldcll, Confederate commlssloners to Europe, taken from the British steamer Trcnt by the Unlted States shlp Jaclnto, but on the demand of Ihe Engllsh government thoy were glven up to her. 1804. Abraham Llncoln re-olecfed. Prcsldent of tho Unlted Statos and An drew Johnson Vlce-PresldenL 1801. General George B. McGlcllan roslgns his commlssiou as major-genoral in the Unlted Statos nrmy. I ()().*?. Emperor William of Germany underwent an operatlon for tho removal of a polypus from tho larynx. HOQAN ON THE WIND-UP Great Issues to bc Decided by To-day's Eiection?Shall Casey or O'Brien Roll a Pca nut Over the Brooklyn Bridge With His Nose??What the I Free-Born Voter'll Bc Doing To-night. I U By Henry M. Hyde. TT 7E.LL, sorr. 'tls all over but th' VA/? shoutin'," sald Old Man. Ho V V San, wlth a slgh, of rollef. ? " "Thls mornln' firteou mllllon Of th' free born Amer? lcan vother~'ll go to th' polls an' day cido somo av th' most mornintous an' epic makin' Isshles that ivlr daymanded th' ch-cumsplct cogitatlon av our assid uous an' daycernln' citizenshlp?as Gro vei Cleveland 'd say. "On th' raysult av to-day's struggle dayplnds, for wan thing, th' great quc-i tion av whither Casey or O'Brien Shall glt down on hls hands an' kn*es an' roll a peanut ovor th' Brooklyn Bridge wid th' end av his nose. " _?-.' as Grovcr'd say, 'the Indopendint and onllghlcned eliclorate bestow thoir coglnt sufforages upon tlie emlnunt jun rlst.'Schwnrtzmier'll have to put on a bright red callco mother hubba.rd wrap per and push Magulro Un (blocks down Sthatc Street folliod bo a full bra-ss band, playln' 'The Wearln* av. tho Green.' " 'Convarscly'?sthill quotin' th' grcat est llvln' Dlmmycrat?'lf. afther .Idulous contomplatlon. they rlnder tlieir authori talivo an' irreputablo dayclsion iu fuvor av th' antagonlstic candydate,' the ray sult'll 'bc almost as.serlous. -ilagulro'll bo, "ROLLIN' A PEANCT OVER TU BROOK LVN BltlDGE WID TH" END AV HIS NOSE." ol.llged to put. on an empty bocr keg ln the place av an overcoat; and wlth red Bthrines paipted around hls ligs, miirch Slvln time.. around th' CJty Hall, stoppln al oarli corner to aniuso th' populace ho slngin' 'Do Wacht am Rholn,: lu tlv orlglnal German. * > , "Wid such tix-mlndous nnd vilal issues ns the-o to he flnally _ottlcd beforo tho sottln* av to-day's sun, a la,-a-d may woll. feel th' welght av th' rosponslbll'ly that'-Tl-18 upon him, ns ho mai-ohoa up lo th' ballot box to ?pcrform th hlghest duty av 11 freeman. ? ; ; "Wo'll all bo glad tn have it over wlth. Tho awful excltomont av Ih' campalpn nnd tho sthraln av waltlii' tp hoar th verdict aro too norve-rackln to be 011 duhred anny longe.r. "'Tls beon a great campalgn-.or th udvertt-ln' pages nv th* popular maga* ?zlnes. Only last night I rdeked up tho lr.thest number av th* Ladaa] T lomo Journal. 'New Idous for Batliln aW\\ lt says across wan page. Now. I \? heard av usln' almost evcrythln elsc for "ha purpose bayfure. But th' plan av usln' iiothln* but an Idea. now or old, for a bathiu' suit was shocW avin 0 mo. Conconl'n' mo blushes wid wan ha' rt I thruned *over flUlpkly. und ln blo: black tvno at. th' lop of th plxt paget sajt* ?Sthralght nnd Stror*?.* Nntui'ally. thln, 1 tuck it for a corset ad. But at tn bot to 1 it says 'Safo aml Sanp,', and thln I knew T was wropg. for 110 corse wns ivlr lhat. Be<rob. iwas nn ad' for th Pr ?i'dlit av th' TJnited States. ? "'Twas a good ad. at thnt. Surroundod be ada' av unlon sults that alw.ys ho'd thelr ihape and fasht black hosiery tha nver nus In th* w-sli. 'tw.13 a_ good p th' blst av thlm. An' yo ought to havo seen the testtmoninls that wint with Woinon who aro caslly fatlaued, tlr* ed, nervous or eleepless will dorivo great benoilt from a few do.es of Hostottor'fl Stomach Bitters. It Is u inlld tonlc for their varlous orguns and strongtheus and stlmulatns tliom In Iho porformaucp of tlieir duttes. Women everywhero who havo trled It freciy encloi'se lt. Wo urgo all women to try a bottle. lt nlso cures Indlaestlon, Dyspepsla, Poor Appetlte, Cramps and Slck Headache, HOSTETTER'S STOMACH BITTERS. ;.OXE SBRIOUS RAYSULT AV TH' EMCTTOX."; it. They was wan slgned be Jeweph H. C'hoatc. " 'Ile ls a la-a-d av wonderful and fcurpassln' good judgmlnt.' says Mr. Choato. 'Th' groat wlsdom hc dfsplaycd ln lavln' me stay emlbassaduro to thk ooort av St. James ought to be enough to dlm onstratc hls fttness for th' Job.' " 'llc ls glntlo and kind,' savs Leslio M. Shaw. 'He ls afrald av nothln'?not even the thrusts. To've had a long thrial av hlm, an' you can't do betther, look where ye wlll.' Yo'd think he was thryln' to sell a bo-o-rse "'An',' says Mr. Shaw. be wxiy av cli max and eonclooslon, 'I fall to see bow there can be anny doubts about the ray olection av a la-a-d that'g shown so much good judgment In plckln' out hls Seki? tary av th' Threasury.' "There's a flne lot av ads. ln all the other magazlnes, too. 'Is thbre anny thln' th' matter wid you?' they say. 'Is yuro business suffcrln' from that &<? pressed fcelln'7 Is yurd coal bln Impty and yure grocer pressln' yo to pay fer what yo got IriSht month? Tako Rosy fclt's Ready Rcliof. Qulck to aet and goes nt wance ln tho sphot. Xo bad afther elTeets. Th' kind yo havo aljvuya, used, G'lt th' glnulnn wid th' name av Dr. Cortlllvou blowod In Ivery botthle.' '"Tls n. flne case they're makln' out for the colonel, I kin tell you that. An' If ndverllsln! does as much fer hlm as It does for. porous plastora nnd predlgested breakfnsht food, thero's small show fer th' lmlnunt Juhrlst. Dut there's somo good nd. writers at work for the fcape av Esoiipus, too, ef you plase. Xo wan cn rend th' advertl-sin' efforts of th' Honor ablo Grovor Cievoland widout h?ln' corh plotcly convlnced tliat a unabridged dlc tlonarv ls a. mlghty good thlng to havo around th' house. An' when CoJonol Jlenrv Wattberson propares copy fer a full page cfsplay ad.?Illusthratod be da.shes?'tls blnind to sell Ihe arnods. "Hnt th' ndvertisin' cu-npnlgn'?< all over now. There's nothln' left for th' mana? gers but to count up tli' rayttn-ns. So ln /' "PUSiUlN' MAGUIRE DQWN STHATE3 STRO-ET." th' duslt of to-inorry evenin' wo'lli_oI| av i;s lio sthundln' ln crowds ln front ;?v tli' pewspaper offlees, nwellln' wid sat isfactloii nt ih' thought av havln' voied iit l?-att wniicii fer th' man nv our cholce. lf yo nre a R.-iypuhllcan you'll bo sthand In" ln front av th' Trybunc ofllce, ylllln' th' top av yei-e.liead off at th" sLartlln' ailnounceinont that ellvln preelnotn out av four huiirlred aiid twliity-slvln ln Ifo boken, New -Jersw. gtvo Rosyfelt two hundred aud iiin.e_een, Par-r-ker a jhuii iH-ed (end slxty-threc,' beln' a nlt Knypub lican g.iVi av forty-slvln, whin compared wid th' vcito fer a- dog. catther ln th' sprlila av lim. It" thls ratlo of hicreasr; Ih malntaned throuffhput th' whole coun thry the ooloned wlll be rayelloted by Mr Iniinense majority av two mllllojj three tha demmnd tor "old Job" whtmkey ?9 mnormotn, wo'vo nnlmrgod our plant. now wm omn flll ordarm moi*m promptly kmepm mm to|f> Uiomgh bluthanthal & bickart "J?. & b." tha avaat blg hoaao atlanta hundred and nlnoteen thousand throo hundred and slxty-flvc. "An" rf yore. a Dlm-mycrat nn' are play ln' sardlno before the Wlilrled ofllce, yc'll bo Jlnln" ln the cneer whleh follows th' slnsuytlonal bulletln that 'Th' chair? man av th' naypubllcun Sthato Central Commlttoo av Florlda concodes that tli' Sthato has gone Dlmmycrat.' "Along about midnight?or a couple av hours lather?yo'll bo seratchin' yero head nnd thryln' har-r-d to raymlmber whlch tlcket It Is Hnsyfelt Is runnln' on anny liow, nn' askln' th' man that stands n xt to yo at th' bar-r whlther thori'n anny truth In th' rayport that Bryan haa car? ried Now York Sthato. Thln you'll look at th' clock nnd wonder whether It aln't about tlme ya wns sthartln' to catch Ui' last thraln fer home?whlch llft at a quarter av tln the nlght TxiyforB. "Como next day, ether Casey or O'nrlen 11 be out thryln' to roll that peariut over th' Brooklyn Bridge wid hls nose, and the beef thrust'll ralse th' prlce av slr loln two cents a pound to make up fer tli* losses occasloned be th' extrltement av ih campaign. "Aw! we'rc a great peoule!" (CopyrlghU 11HM, by Joseph B. Bowlea.) Vrond of &Aot/yA/ *fn aDijciq Xand +l*'*>***0*i**-m**t***+*'>*4***M*w*aO*?*>a*a ^a^a*4aa^*?*?aP^r^?aaaaP^r*a**a**>a*T?afa^*aaU Montgomery Advertlser: We export 8BWW0 barrel*-of cottonseod oil annually. 1 wo hundred thousand barrels go to Mar seilles (France.), where lt enters Into tho ratnous ollve oil of commerce. A llttle peanut oil kIvck lt that greenlsh tlm. Grear is tho age of humbug, and wo Auierlcans seem to onjoy lt. However. lf we aro glven nothing wo'rso than cotton? seod or peanut oil, we are ln no danaer of polsonlng. Florlda Tlmes-Union: In llllnols tho. State tioard or pardons has refused to cut down the term of the Danville lynch ers. Iho Stntesboro operators, . by the way, aro still lylng around looso SOmo wliero up hi Georgla, wo believe. Birmlngham Age-Hcrald. But aslde from gcrms, silver money ls popular tlirougheiut tho South, aud over wlll be, ?o far as small payments urc concerned Silver Is much more freoly- used ln sun;* be-iow flve dollara than it is ln tho North, where one dollar hllla aro ln common und gene.nl clrculation. Much of the s.l ver oitnied by .-.cotton-piokers wlll bo re talnod .lu the South, and not a faw wlll hoard lt, iMing as a placo of depo.it tho tradltlonal stocklng. ? Atlanta Journal: Tho Unlted States Scn- - atc wlll havo iunong Its members at the next session live formor Caiblnet offlters? Senators Knox. Toller. Alger, Proctdr and Klkins?notes an oxcliaiige. And It Is genorally undenstood that a Georgla ox Cabinet member ls getting ready tb rrrakt* it an even half dozen before lunev. -?-:- , > North Carolina Sentimcnt. Tho Wilson Times says: Farmers In North Ciuollna are begln nlng to rufse pea vlno hay, wlilch ls tho flnost cattlo fc-ed in the. world, ono growlh of whlch |ls of moro permuncut valuo io the land thun commerclal fcrtlllzer. The Charlotto Observer remarks: Tho Jncreane in the valuatlon of real estate In North Carolina jfor the vear ls glven as over $32,000,000;?wliicJi la by fnr the greatest ever recorded. Thls ls- indeed gratifyf.ng, for lf tho taxahlc valuatlon ls so great, the roal vultic Is of course a good deal more. Tue Ralelgh Times says: One of tho blesslngs of the good road movement ls. that people who now llvfl in.towus nnd in citles wlll -be lound mov? lng to Ihe country. The tondetic^ hns been In past years to move from tho co-ntry to tho towns. Thls ehango ln the order wEll be better for both the indlvld ual and also for tho country. The Wlnston-Salcm Sentlnel proudly boasls nJf follows: North Carolina ls now produelug- about seventy milllon pounds of manufactured tobneco annually, or.countlng the stems tajten out. worklug up about elghty mil? llon pounds of leaf. We may safely say ti'.-Ht N'orth Carolina. is mantifacturlng at lea<?i ouo-hnlf of thc-Stato's crop of to? bneco. ? ???? . Personal and General. T. A, Eliot, of Vlsaha. Cal., h'arves'tcd 170 tons of grapes from ton acres of vlnes last month. It.ls tho Pacltlc coast record. Captain Colln Crimpbcll, to whim Miss Na.ncy Letter, of Chlcago, ls said to bo engaged, Is a descendant of Irlsh klngs. Mr. John Hare, the noted Engllsh ao lor, denles that he oontemplates retlrlng from tho slage, but hopes to create ono or two moro orlglnal characters beforo ho does. Plans nro afoot ln medlcal clroles of Baltlmore and other clt'es to orect tn Baltlmnro a llbrary bullding to ibe cal'ed tho Osler MC"morinl Bullding, as a trlb utc on the part of the medlcal profes? sion to Dr. Wllllam Osler. Mrs. J. B. Green, tho noted Engllsh woman hlstorlan, ls In Chlcago for tho purposo of Interesting Western edueators in iho projett of'cdltlng the old mann scrl-pts on tho IrUh language and hUtorv und glve tho world a truo history of tho Celtlc race. a ? ? When Does Bride Become Wife? Tho tmportunt riuestloii, When does a brlde ceuse to bo a brlde? is doclded !>y tha Lon? don Queen. whlch says sho beeomes a "wlfo at tha explratlon of six weeks after tho wed din'g. . a Effect of the Campaign. * An Indlapa raw alept reaccfully v/WU a rr.t knawod off hls oar and was only nwokeuerl by tho doreams of hla wlfo who camo Jn and caueht thn rodent at lts foust, Tliat Falrbauks stumplns tour must Have had a wonderfu ly dendnln_ e-fCect on Indiana cars!?Savannun News. i... ?????-. ' ' ? Somo ' Beasonable Advice, It may po a pieco of miperfluoiiB advlci to ui-ge pedplo at this nonson of thq year to lay ln a supply of Chumberlnln's Cough IU-medy. It io almost sure to bo needed beforo wlnter ls over, and muoh'. moro prompt and sutlafactory results are ob talned when taken as soon ns a cold ia contracted and lieforo It has liecomo set tled In tho aysteni, whlch enn only be dono by kqeplne the remedy at hand. Thls remedy l? *o whloly known and so altogether good, tliat no one should hesl tate about b'uylns IV Ifl proferenco io any other.