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plnce themselves upon luitno footinn* as domestic corporntlotis. "Wc favor the electlon of united Rtates Senntors by dlrect vote of tho people nnd regarA T-LIh roform as thc gatowuy* to ull other na? tional roform. Privnle .Moiioniil-r Inclcfcn-dblr. "A prlvate nioimpoly ls Indi-fonsl M- and Intolernhi". we, therefore, favor the vigorous cnforcement of the crlmlnal law agnlnst trusts nnd trust msgnaw-s, nnd demand the enactment of such iidilitional leglslation ns may bo necessary to make lt Impossible for a prlvate monopoly to cxlst ln tho Unlted States. Am,0"!! tl10 addltlonat rome Ule.i "*e .-pcclty three: ? "Flrst, a law proventlng thc dti pllcniion ot,dlrectors among coni petlng rorjloratlons; second, n II censo syatcm whlch (Vlll, without abrtdglng the right. of ench Stato to cre.ite corporations or Its rlghts to regulntc as It wlll flnd corpora tlona dolng buslness wlthln Its llmlts. make lt netfessary for a manufacturlng or a tradlng corpo? ration engnifed in Interstate com mei.e tn tnk.. out u Federal llcenso beforo it shall be permlttcd to con? trol as much ns 25 per cent. of tho prOdUCt ln whlch it deals; the II c nse to proteel the publlc from walpred stock and to prohiblt the . ontrol by *uch corporation of moro th//l BO per cent. crf the total amount ot any product consumed in tho Unlted States; nnd. third, a law eompKlHng Btioh llconse'd cor poratlons to sell to all purchasera ln 11.1 parts of the eountry on the same terms after making due ul lowanco for cost ot transporta? tion. "We welcome the l.eiatcd promlse Of tarlff refortn. now offered by . a. part of the Ropubllcan party, ns b tardy recognitlon of the 'rlghteousness of the Democratlc posltlon nn thls questlon. lmt the 'peoplo cannot safely intrust the executlon of thls Important work "to a pnrty which Is so obllgntcd to thc highly protected Interests that it postpones relief untll after the electlon. And we call attention to the slgnlflcant faet that the promlse now made l-y those Re? publicans who favor tarlff revision ls wholly vltluted by tho use of the very qunllfying words under whlch the present tarlff inlqllltlos have grown Up. For Tarlff lievlglnri, "Wc favor an Immedlate revi? sion of tlie tarlff by the reductlon oC Import dutles. Artlcles ontor ing mtn coinpetllion with artlcles controlled by trusts should l>o placed upon a free list; material reductlDna should bo rnade. In the tnrli'f upon necessnries of life, and reductlon should be made ln such other schrdules as mny he neces? sary to restore the tarlff to a reve? nue basls. "We favor nn income tnx as part of our revenue system, and we urge tlie stibmlsslqn of a constitu? tional amendment speclfically au thorlzlng Congress, to levy nnd col leet ;i tax- upon lndlvldual nnd i-or por;ite Incomes to the end thal vealth muy bear its proportlonate tharo of tr.e burdens of the Federal government. We favor a national lnherltance tsx to reach the "swollen fortunes' already in exlst ence, but be believe that it ls bet? ter to permanently prevent 'swollen fortunes.' hy .iliollshlng the prlvlleges and favorltlsni upon whlch they are based. "Wo sympathlzo wlth the efforts put forth for tho reclamatlon of -Ihe arld lands of the West, nnd urse the largest possible use of ir ri^ailon in the development of the country. We also favor the re <?:-. - : BWamp lands upon the the preservatlon of ll remnlnlng, and ti,. the denuded dlstrlcts luntnln ransies. ns well nion of ihe Western *e believe that tho Panama 1 wlll prove of great value to and favor Its speedy plain: mpl ion. "We urge llberal approprlations for the lmprovement and develop? ment of the Interlor waterways. believlng thnt such expendltures will return a large dlvidend In les sened cost of transportation. "We favor a generous penslon policy, both as a matter of justlco to the surviving veterans aiul their dependents, and because it relleves the country of the necessltv of miiintiiinlng a large standing -irniy. Comlc ui n Imperiulisui. "We condemn tho experlments ln imperlalism ns un inexcusuble blunder. whlch has Involvod us in an enormous expense. brought us weakness lnstead nf strength, and laid our natlon open to ihe charge of abandonlng the fundamenial doctrine of self-government. "We favor an Immedlate declara? tlon ef the natlon's purpose to recognlze the independenco of the Philippine^ 'as -joon as a stablo governmen*, catt be established, irucn ii.di-pcndencc to be guarded 1 re guard the Independ :he neutrallza an be secured er powers. in ?? pondence of government ir.d as may be 5 statlons and tion of hy trea' rr-'.a ir. ? u c 1 -? coali: naval bas "Dtciring the prevention of war, Whereve-3 possible, we believe that our iiatto termlnatlon not to use the coUfrC-tion of pri'vi Its willlngnes ? ? rnents with ol ? for arbltration by an bunal before an; -or commencemenl of every dlapute whlch matlc settlement. Control Over Cn "We assert thc r its ebti - for nnd viding al tri 6t war les, of dlplo r xerc.lt i right of Con eornpieti control -jver inierstate commorce, nnd wo assert the right of ench State to exercise just as complr-to control over eommerce within Its borders We demand such an i-nh : > , . ? of powers of national and Stato railway commerce as may be i . cessary to glvo full protection to P.e ??; and places from dlscrlm Inatlon and extortlon. We bellove tlon; si co any mor? tltlous Caj 1':. ... business eompetlti. and fo-jr rates unt where thi sonablo r< the natlon and tho i s -ihould flrst asci-rt.-i'n t value of the rallroads .'.' the cost of reproduc id, prohiblt the Issue of watered stock or flo ltallzatlon: third, prohiblt ds from f-ngaglng in any >'-'.i.n brlngs them into n wlth thelr shlppers, n, i.-duco the present l they reach a polnt V wlll yleid onlv a rc-a rtirn on the present value THE REASON WHY You Should Take Hooq's Snraupnrllln ln tlie Sprlng; It is ti 1 jine-. nnor ?pmcthlng for the fc tem generally ln ti rent-on why you sl BcrpspnrlllQ al More Iinpoittiiit t:. 6o what youi | r, your grandparent.i, irear. Tho reason li heeet thls great rnec rcided lt. The ?nd the sysl un - ?r there cannot . : lood's .c?-day. A Great Mediclu. ?at*urilhi a gr.-iii ho famlly in the sj Us doctor's bllls." Mi.. y, Deeble fludson. Pu. Hood's Sarsaparilla Jn usual llqiild form or ln chooolatod tablets -.alled bov;txtnu?, ijij losea, ji, stom to tako "'"I iho sys '.Ing, but the ' '?? U'-od'.-i always it yc.i should and posslbly leansed sprlng, ? .. Gal d'a Kcjr ?ui 1.1 up *1B ?irirs/'c floc- CDcUC-ucbs^ When you tire of huggh the stovo nnel wnnt to brain out in spring things, we' ready to suppiy you. Spring Shoes? Spring Hats? Spring Shirts? Spring Scarfs? Spring O'coats? Spring Suits For nrian or boy. If you want clothes we brought over from last .spring] there's a lot here yet, too. A quarter lo a third off the prices because we're tired of their company. Boys* and men's, too. of thc roads?such rcusonablo re? turn belng defined as a return Miilicieuit to keep tho stock of the roads at par when such roads uro honestly ciipltalized. "The lnjury dono by issues of watercd stock ls moro elearly seen ahd better understood slnce the shrlnknge ln the marilot value of such stock lias preclpitatcd a wlde sproad panic and brought cnor mous loss to tbe country. Work nf Stock Guuit-lerH. "The panic hns emphasized tho necesalty for leglslation protect ing tln* wealth producers from spollatlon nt tlu: hands of tho stock gapiblers and tlie gamblers ln farm products. "The present linanclal strln? gency fumtshes additional proof that the Rfpubllcan leaders are either unwilllng or incompetent to protect the interests of tlie general public. They liave so Iinkcii us to Wall Street that the sins of tho speculators aru vislted upon the entiro country. "Wo favor the postal savings bank, anel, in addltlon thereto, In? sist upon passago of laws, Stato and national. for the better rcgula tlor. ol" banks and for the protec? tlon of bank deposltors. 'The government demands se curlty when lt deposlts publlc money In n bank. unel we belleve that the security of thc Indlvidual depositor who lntrusts his earnlngs to ii bank should be as spectfic as the government security. "We oppose both the AMrlch blll ?enei tho Fowler blll, nnd bellevo that ln so far as thc needs of com? merce requlre an emergency cur? rency, such curroncy should he is suo.l and controlled by the" Federal government. and that lt should be loanc-d upon adequate security and at a rate of interest whlch will cOmpel Its retirement when tho emergency ls past. "We demand further that favor itisrn in tlu- deposlts of treasury lurul.q shall be abolished. and that surplus revenues shall be deposlted at compctitlve rates upon sufll elent security. and ralrly distrlbutcd throughout the country. Cnpltnl i.iui bnbor. "We favor the elght-hour day. "Wo belleve* in Uie conclliatlon of capital anel labor, and favor every legltlmntc means for the nel justment of dispiues between cor? poratlon employors and thelr em? ployes, to the end that justlce may lie done to those who toll, and that society may be relievcd from thc em barrassraent occasloned by pro longed sirikes and lockouts. "We favor such a modiflcatlon of the law relatlng to Injunctions as will. ilrst. provent tho Issulng ot the wrlt In industrial dlspute.s except after notlco to defendants aiul full hcarings; second. permlt trlal before a judgo other than thr? one who lssued tho wrlt, and third. allow a Jury to be summoned m all cases whe-re the alleged con? tempt ls eommltted outslde tho presenco of the court. , .,".VVo favor an employer's lla? blilty law, applicable to both pri? vate nnel public employers. "Wo favor full protectlon by both natlonal and State govern ments within their respectlvo SPhere of all foreignors rc-slding in the United States under the treaty,: but we aro opposed to the admisslon of Aslatle Immigrants wh0 cannot be amalgnmated with our population or whoso presence among us would ralso a race Issue eml involve us in ellplomatlc con troversles wlth Orlentul powers and wc demand a strlcter enforce mont of the Immlgratlon laws agalnst any Immigrants who advo cate assassinatlon as n means of roforming our government. .tl'rYl v''elct,me Oklahoma to the slsterhood of States, and heartlly congratulate her upon her uusplcious boS',Vn'ne of a tsreat career. We favor separate Statehood for Artzona nnd New Mexleo. and do tnand tor the people of Porto Rlco the full enjoyment of tho rlghts nnd privilege** of a torrltorlal form of government "The Democratlc party of Nebras i:a agaln declares contidenco In and B ?v',',rallT,? , -?r Wl'?am Jennlngs Xfrya.ni In him wc behoi.i tho Ideal Amerlcan citizen?tho Ideal Demo? crat. ve rejolce that the nrlSeU Ples which he has so ably advo cated hnvo _oeil giaelly 'receh-ed he Uner,le.ynee"?,';iUly ?"-?-*n>te,i ly n people. "Re-y-olved, That the delegates bv hla convention ohoscn gi_o anc. s . __?, enr<,V >?"truef6t_ to vote B a unlt for the nomlnation of Mr Sryan for the presidencv." they ac B SPEECH OF^MR. BRYAN Declnros m, C.veTTTto Extermluato nSfivl '"'>?"l">b-The PopullnU OMAHA, XKB.. March 5.?Two alK nlflcant polnts wero noticed ln Mr Hry.in's; speech. in one he acknowl edged hls debt to the PopitiUt partv and In the othor, he roplte to crlt? ielsm of hls policies whieh Secretary Taft is reported to have uttored iu a recont spooch in Oklahoma. "My creed la to exterminate tho pri? vate monopoly. A logitimato corpora? tlon can be reguluted, bul a criminal corporatlon is beyond ihe reach ot reg*. ulaiion," sald Mr. Bryan. "Mr, Taft sald that I wlsh to nnnlhl late busiiu-ss oomi"lnat|ons, whllo lie doclarbd hlmself wllllng to regulate tho great corporatlons. laccept tliis li.**ue. Aud I reply I will call _t tuntlon .... tln* fact that the trusts havo regnlate'l tlio Ittpiibllcans, not ihi Ropublleans tho true ts." Concernlng tho popullHts he snld: "lf any Domoe:rat hus a piejiieiico agalnst populleta I would admonlsh hlm that a jiopullut who crosuea the road to vote for u Dtiuocrat ls r.ot to he dlsnlscd hy a Democrat who lias merely to voto the Uckot of hls owr party." The Sprrcli. Mr. Bryan entltled hls spoech "A Word of Kneourngomclit," nud devoted hls remarks to tho producing of evl? dence lo show the growth of Demo? cratlc pollcles nnd principles nnd the basls for Detnoeratlo hope. Ho spoko ln part ns follows; "Our trouble used to be to pernilnde the Republicans to accept Demoenitlc pollcles; our work now ls to exposo the imltatlon by them of Domocmttd Ideas nnd to polnt out whereln they come short ln tholr effort to appropri? ate Democratlc doctrines. Take, for Instance, the trust questlon. We hud iltiliiltely convlnced tlm Repuhllcnns that there wero trusts; now they admlt trusts exlst. Wo had dlfflculty con vinclng them thnt the crlmlnal law should bc enforced agalnst trusts; now they admlt thnt lt should bo cnfot'cerl, but full to enforee lt. "In so far as they hnve acted ngalnst the trusts at all they have nctcd along the Une3 lald down by tho Democrats; but the trust magnates are stlll at lnrge, tho trusts are stlll llourlshlng. und even the supportcrs of Mr. Taft have no speclflc remedies to offor for relief, and trusts arlse whllo Republi? cans aro boastlng of thelr orusnde aguinst them. They propose reguliv. tion of monopolles, Instend of exter minatlon, although they have reason to know that regulatlon has failed nnd that any one of n number of trusts can offord to contrlbute ten times ns much to a campaign fund as can bo collocted from nll the voters who are outsldo the prlvlleged clrcle. Tnrllt Hevlalou. "On the tarlff Republlcan leaders now admlt that tarlff reform ls now neces? sary, but a caroful reading of thelr promlses show thnt they use langunge Identlcal wlth that employed In for? mer platforms, whlch have been the basls for the present cxtortlonato rates. The advocates of the McKlnley tarlff and of the Plngley tarlff never asked for more than enough to cover tho dlfferenco In cost of labor hero and abroad, but under the pretense of prote.cting labor they bulld up tho present opprcsslvo sehedules. "What reason then hnve we to be? lieve tholr promlses are worth nny more now than they hnve been ln the past twenty yenrs? Surely the peoplo wlll r.ot trust tarlff reform to those who have stubbornly refused tn reduc? tnrlff rates when they had full power to do so, and then asked to bo re? turned to power that they may do what they have failed to do. 'The Republicans admlt thnt rall? road regulatlon has been needed. and yet for ten years the Republlcan party allowed Itself to be overawed by tho rallroad lobby at Washlngton. and havlng. wlth tho nld of the Drmo crats. secured a llttlo relief, tho Re? publlcan leaders now rely upon what has been done, and outllne no pro? gram for further leglslation. Tho Re? publlcan leaders have watched a few rallroad magnates strangle competl? tion and comblno great systems lnto greater ones without ralsing a hand for the protectlon of the publlc, and THE WEATHER Forecast: Virginia and North Caro? lina?Raln and warmer Friday; Satur day clearlng and eolder; fresh south? east wlnds. CONDITIONS YESTERDAY. Rlchmond's weather was cool and ralny. Range of tho thermoni-tcr: o \. M._36 6 P. M. 12 M.31 a P. M. 3 p. M.36 12 mldnlght_42 Average..17 3-4 Highest temperature- yesterday. 39 Lowest temperature yesterday. 34 I Mean temperaturo yesterday. 36 Normal temperature yesterday. 4 1 Feparture from normal temperature 8 Preclpitation.08 CONDITIONS tN (At S P. M Place. Asheville . Augusta . Atlanta . Buffalo . Clnclnnatl . Detrolt . Haiteras . .Tacksonville .... Kansas City. Memphis . New Orleans. ... Cklahnnia Clty.. Plttsburg. Raleigh . Savannah . Norfolk . Tampa ., Washington ..... Wilmington :.,,, Yellowstone .... IMPORTANT CITIES. , Eastern Tlme.) Thcr. H.T. Weather. 46 40 58 40 70 36 46 14 .".4 68 6S 44 78 40. 50 20 Raln Raln Clear Cioudy Raln Snow Raln Clear Ral u Clear Clear P. cioudy Raln Raln Clear Raln Clear Raln Raln Snow MINTATURE AI.MAXAC. March 6, 190S. HIGHTIDE. Mornlng.7.23 Evenlng.7:51 Sun rlses.6:36 Sun sets.6:07 Mcon sets....9:51 of Quality, Do You Want to Know the Spiendid Musical Possibilities of the Inner-Player Piano If so, we will be glad to send one of a limited number of our Inner Player Pianos to you for thirty days' free use. You may have it in your home with a liberal supply of music for full investigation. It will be sent entirely free, on ap proval. In ordering the Inner Player Piano for thirty days inspection ask for (or phone 2734) the manager of the Inner pl?er Department. The Cable Company J. C. CORLEY, Mgr. Laf^evieu) School, North Collinwood, Ohio, Where Nearly 170 Children Perished In Flames now they ask for another lease of power as a rosult for tholr inactlon. ''Undor Republlcun rule tho rela? tions between capital and labor have becomo more nml more strnlned, and yet tho Republlcun leadors roslst each attempt to brlng omployers and em? ployos into moro hurmonlous rela? tlon-!. Ml-iiiin-ingcme-iit nnel Iucnnipctcu**T. "Tho Phlllpplnes present another Instance of gross mismunagomeuu In? stead of applylng Amerlcan ldeas to tlie Phlllpplno ciuestlon, tho Republl? can loaders Imltated tho cmplrcs of the old world and entered on a colonlal polley whlch hns involved us ln enor mous expense, brought us weakness instead of strength and humtllatlun in? stead or glory. "The present flnancial strlngency ls another Ulustratlon of Republican in? competency. ln the full possession of power lt has allowed the country to bo run by Wall .Street Clnanclers, and in tho crisls ls iinpotent to do moru than furnlsh money out of thc publlc treasury to support the market. lt l.us made no effort to stop gambling? the frultful cause of panlcs?lt has mado no effort to furnlsh government r.otes for an emergeny, and lt has made no effort to protect Uepositors. Whlle lt demands security for government. funds when deposlted wlth banks, it lias left tho individual depositor to risk his scanty savings without protectlon agalnst mlsmanugement by bank of? ficlals. "The Republlcans admlt that some? thing must be done, and thoy now know not how to proceed. They are so convlnced that the present condi? tions ure* deplorahle thnt they npplaud the President's last message, whlch was an indictment of Republican mis rulc. for all abuses of whlch he com* plained are traceable to Republican leglslation or lack of leglslation. I'-ice Future With Hope. "The Democrats face the future -wlth hope, aud thelr hope rests on a flrm foundatlon. Democratic politles have grown in popularity as tho'voters havo become better aceiuainted with thc ovlls to bo remedled. The Democrats bave been looklng at public questions from the standpoint of all the people, whlle Republlcan leaders have been looklng at them from a standpoint uf a few. As the strength of a party must in the long run be measured by the strength of Its prlnclples, Democrats have rea? son to belleve that thelr jjrospects of success nave been greatly increased by the wldespread acceptances of Demo? cratlc remedies. "Another reason for hope is to bo found ln tho fact that the Democratlc party is united, while th0 Republican party is divided, and the reunion of tlie Democratic party la due to the same causea that havo brought divisloa into the Republlcan ranks. "Tho country has moved forward to? ward positive and aggresslve resistance to the encroachments of predatory wealth, and thls growth has brought tho rear ranks of the Democratlc party up to the flrlng line, whlle lt has scp arated the Republican reformers from tho Republlcan stand-patters. The llght for supremacy ln the Republican party ls a bitter one, and whlchever sldo wtns the other sldo will be disgruntlc-d. As the Republlcans used ono fuctton of the Democratlc party to defeat us ln 1890, wc shall return the compllment thls year and use one part of the Re? publican party to defeat the other, for it Is so hopelessly divided that lt can? not be trusted to do anything at pres? ent. "The third cause for hopo l3 to be foun.l in the moral awakenlug. Never wlthln a generatlon has thero been such a stlrrlng of consclence, and the sense of Justlco lnherent In the people has been made Bensitlve to the Demo? cratlc appeal, whlch ls essentially an appeul for Justlce. The Democratlc party has been doing pioneer work, and now it will enjoy tho gratltude and the appreclation showered upon the pio? neer when the character of hls work is fully understood." LOYALTY ToThEIR LEADER This Shown In Great .Ovnllon CJlvo Slr. Bryan by tlie -^onvenllou. OMAHA, NEB., ILarch 5.?Althou to th Ul tlll**, ['IH UUIIIU *->v-*?-?-?-??--?? *???*? timo that chalrman II. H- HankB made his flrst reference to Bryan as tho next "Presldont of tho United Staies," ln the openlng addross, until tho convention took its rccess, every mentlon of Bry? an's name or prlnclples waH greetod wlth roarlng applause. Not even the tedloua work ot selccting delegates at laige to tho natlonal convontlon of the party thnt ls to meol ln Denver in July could leiisen tho enthuslasm, th.* members of tho conventlon phoutlng themselves houreo ?with each mtntloii of tholr leader. Harmony tbe Kejno<?> Harmony was tlio keyuoto of tho proceedInga und tho only -forapianco of a contest camo when tb? **??? "f chooslng delegates at largo to iho na tlonal conventlon wus re.ucheel. I. .1. Dunn, of Oiniiha; P. Btophens, of Promontj '?'. \Y. Prowih "?" WncoJn, aml Feiix J. HbIq wi ie the aelegato'i Bplected. Nomlnatlpns for aii tho otnei* P'*'" at thu iilsposul of the convontlon weru piiicticully settled Ijc-foro tlm procoeu* lllgs began. * iu__?? Dr. P. l_ Hull, of Wucoln, was ctioeeii COLLAMEIl AVENUE. Iriuii door (A) rras cboked by pnplla pourlng down Ihe ntalra lnto lower hall, whlch itoi ulreudy full of chlldrrn eacapin-; from ronma ou muln floor. li.-nr door (Ol ivn? coiiatructril to mUiiu Into thc hull, nnd could not bc oprncd, na children vtcrr Jainmed nsninat It. WORLD'S GREAT FIRE DISASTERS Septcinlicr, 1811?Rlchmond The? atre, Rlcliniond, Vn., seventy-one killcd. October, 18.10?I.rhtniin'i Thcntre, St. Peteraburg, Kuaalu, ur.u kllled. January 0, 18G4?Cliurch of the Jcauita, Snntlugo, Clille, 2,500 killcd. lleccinlicr 5, 187??Brooklyn Thc? ntre, llri>(>kl.-.u, X. V., 280 kllled. December 8. 1S81?Rlng Thenlrc, \ Icaun, Aiistrln, S50 killcd. June 10, 1S83? School Sunderland, Englaudi -?" kllled. Muy 20, 1887?Opern Comlque, Pnrla, France. 200 killcd. September 4, 1S87?Exeter The? atre, Excter, Eug-lund, 200 kllled. Mnrch 21, 1888?ll.-iiniuct Theatrci Oporto, I'ortugal, 200 killed. July 21, 1880?liullding nt Lu cliow, t hlnii, 400 killcd. Januury 0, 1800?Sbuntuns The? atre, Chinn, 250 killcd. Auguat 22, 1891?Tnylor nulldlng, New York Clty, collupnc nnd flre, slxty-one killcd. February 8, 1802?Hotel Royal, New York Clty, aeveiiteen kllled. September, 1S05?I'lke'a Opera House, Clncinnuti, Ohlo, 200 killcd. Augnat 12, 1800?Chlng ln Dlatrlct Tbcntrc, Chlnn, 200 killcd. May 4, 1807?Charlty Bazaar, I'nrl.-., France, ISO killed. ?March 17, 1S00?Wladaor Hotel, New York Clly, alxtccn killed. June 30, 1000?I'lcrs ot North (?erniiiii Lloyd Steamahlp Conipnny und (bree ateuinablpa, North Rlrcr, New York, 200 kllled and injured. September 20, 1002?Shlloli Unptl-it Chureh, Illriulnghniu, Ala., 115 killcd. .Innuary 27, 1003?Colncy Hatch Aayliini, l.ondon Kugltiud, fifty-two killcd. December 30, 1003?Iroquols Tlic atrc, Chicago, HL. ?"?><? kllled. June 15, 1004?8tcam.ihlp General Slocum, Kuat Hlver, New York, 1,031 kllled. -March 20, 1005?R. B. Glover & Co.'m ahoe factory, Brocktun, 31uat.., 100 kllled. December 7, 1007?Coal mlne, Fnlrmont, W. Vn., 400 kllled. Jnnunry 14, 1008?Ilbodea Opera House, Boyeratown, Pa., 100 kllled. March 4, 1908?Publlc school at North Collinwood, Ohlo, 170 kllled. national commltteeman for Nebraska, I to suoceed Mayor Dahlman, of Omaha, | wlio decllned to run. Tho distrlct delegates to tlie Denver conventlon wero solecied by tho State I convention delegates from each con | gressional distrlct. Twelve men, two | from each distrlct. were then chosen. j Mr. Bryan took no part In tho af ! ternoon sesslon. He entered the hall j Just before Mr. Hanks began hls ( speech, but took a seat ln tho space i reserved for spectators far back under | the gallerles. Later he moved over to the othor I sido of tho bulldlng to consult wlth ' members of the Commltteo on Resolu? tlons, but tho delegates wero engrossed ln the selectlon of delegates at large. When he arose and left the bulldlng, wlth members of tho conventlon, those In the rear caught slght of hlm and started to cheer. In an Instant tho hall was ln an uproar. Very Lnrge Attciidiincc. Tho conventlon was ono of tlio most largely attended ln the hlstory of tho party ln thls Stato. Moro than 2,000 pronounced party men are ln tho clty, One of the features of tho gathorlng wus tho effort of tho nowly organized "Nebraska Bryan Volunteers," to sproad Its propaganda among the delo gates. A soarching canvass of Doino crat.s who were wllllng to Joln tho or gantzatlon, whlch ls formed prlnclpally for tho ralsing of tho funds for tho uso of the State Control Commlttee, was begim yeHterclay, and several hun? dred acldltlunal members woro enrolled to-day. Owlng to the contests In tho distrlct convontlons tlie dolegates were slow ln renQhlng tho Clty Audltorlum. At 2 o'clock, the hour set for the gathorlng, thero woro moro vacant than occuplod neats tn tho blg hall, nnd lt was thlrty tlvo mlnutes ln-ter beforo T. S. Allen, chalrman of tho Stato Contral Commlt? teo, called tho moetlng to order. Tho Conventlon IohI no timo In gottlng down to buslnesj*. Tho report or the com? mlttee nn resolutions was tho llrst niut U'l' to como beforc tho evening sesslon, AftAi- tho olieera whlch greeted' Ita reading had suhaiiiod the report was ndopted au ihe offlclnl oxprosslon of Ilm iiinvciii.ion, Threo fonner iiiom bem Ot thc pnrly who hiivtj dled ro i. niiy wero roinambi-rocl by rotiolutlouH. Another declaratlon ln favor of tho lutiUiinco of $500,000,000 Jn uovernmont bonds, In order to provide funds with whlch to prosecute publlc works, thus glvlng work to many unemployed per? sons, was also carried. The conven? tlon then Indorsed the work of Con? gressman O. H. HItchcock. the only member of the party In the Nebraska delegation at Washlngton. The speeches of the evenlng followed. BIT THUT IS ILL Williams Compares Ohio's Taft Platform With That Made By Oily Gammon. Tlmcs-DIspatch Bureau, Munaey Bullellntr, Washington, N. C, March 5. "I haven't seen anythlng equul to the Ohlo Republlcan Stato platform slnce I read Dr. Warren's 'Ten Thou sond u Year,' when Tlttlobat Tltmou.?*i ran for Parllamentupon the celebrated platform originated by Oily Guminon. '"hat "platform promlsed Tlttlebat's _>>n stltucr.ts to glve everythlng, without tukliig 'anything from anybody." 'flius cominonted Houso Minorlty t.eaeltr AVIlllams, of Mlsslsslppl, v. hon a-ked to-day what ho thought of the Tuft declaratlon by the Ohlo Re-juh llcjans. Mr. Wllllams, queatlonod par tlcuiurly ns to tho 'lnjectlon of the lace ouostlon into tho platform, sai.i. "Vears ngo, on the floor of the House and, earller or lator, I have forgotlcn whlch, in ah intervlew in tho Wash? ington,Post, and stlll lator whon chalr? man oftho St. I,ouIs Conventlon, 1 suid thero was uot a man who lovort the South, hor luHtltutlons and her o 1/'-, issatlon, nnd who wnnteel to guarnutec hor future, who would. not bo willti.u te-. oonseiit. to u reductlon of Houthoi). reprcKc ntntlon, if her opponohts would ncl fiunkly wllh us and repeal thefll' tuoiuh umondmout, but that it was un falr to hold us to tho fourtaeiuu amondment, umnoMfled by tho flf temith, whlle stlll mfilutalnlng ln legul COULDN'T MOVE ARMSOR LEGS. A Detroit Contractor, Believed to be Dying of Rheumatism, Cured by Dr. Wil? liams'Pink Pills. Mr. Oeorge M. Olndlng, a contractor of 10 Dumontlor Street, Detrolt, Mlch. and a membor of tho Modern Wood'. men of Amorlctt, Camp 057, of Custer ls certaln thnt Dr. Wllllams' Pink 1'lili saved hls life. He says: "In my youngor days I wns !n chnrg*. of men getting out timber In Northern Michigan, nnd was oxposed to all kinds of weather.. und for years had never spnred myself from work or oxposure. As a result of thls und stomach trou? ble I was completely rundown during tho sprlng of 1903, and fell an easy viotlin to an attack of rheumntlsm. I hud tho servlces of two doctors ln De? trolt, who, aftor nttendlng mo for sev? eral monlhs, sald 1 could nover get well. By thls tlme I was helpless, my entire body Roemcd to be paralyzed, nnd l couldn't movo my arms or logs. "The doctors advlsod mo to go to my cld homo ln Custor. whero I could be cared for during tho remainlng few days or weeks I hnd to llve. My lodge met ino and I went homo, where I had a nurse and employed our famlly phy? slclan to glvo mo what ald he could although ho agreed wlth tho doctora of Detrolt that I could not llve. "As I lay ln bed I thought there rr.ust be somethlng radlcnlly wrong ln tho troatrnent I was gottlng. I had no deslro to qult life at my age, and de? elded to try Dr. Wllllams' Pink Pills, whlch I had heard some relatlves sny they hnd used. I bought one dozen boxes nnd commenced to take them at onco, followlng tho dlrectlons ln evory partlcular. For two weeks It wns a life nnd doath struggle, but Dr. tVllllams' Pink Pills flnally won, for I began to havo some feellng ln my feet. After using tho pills steadlly for slx weeks I could walk across tho room, and slx wocks lator was dolng light work. My frlends and doctora were dumbfoundod at my recovery. That was nearly four years ago, and to-day. I am employlng moro men than I used to. and am working longer and hardcr than any of them." Dr. Wllllams* Pink Pills are aold by all drugglsts, cr wlll bo sent, poutpald, on recelpt of prlce, 60 cents per box, six boxes for $2.50. by the Dr. Williams Mcdlclms Company," Schenectady, N. Y. - -i force tho flfteenth. A propositlon to reduce Southern ropresentatlon under tho fourteenth amendment, aecom panled wlth tho chargo that tho South Is dlefrat chlelng the negro as a ncgr >, and with tho statement that tliat ls tho reason for the course taken, antounta to saylng that the flfteenth i.n'cndnicnt ls lnoperatlvc. or shou'-d not Lo tnf.jiccd. If ao, it ought t,o be re ponle ?'. "After the passage of the flfteenth amendment. whereby the South was forbldden to disfranchiso anybody on account of race, color or prevlous con? dltlon of servltude. it iles ln no man's mouth to say that any Southern State does disfranchiso anybody on either of theso accounts, without provlny hls statement. The statement cannot i>> proved, because lt la absoiutely falae The fourteenth amendment left '!. Southern States wlth the option each Stato to let the negroes vote ...r not vote. as lt choso; but lf lt did nnt allow them to vote, it would be ruI.. Jeeted to a reductlon of representatlot "Now comes a propositlon holdlng out a hope to the ear of the negro voter to regard that optlon us stlll exlsting notwlthstandlng ihe enactment of th flfteenth amendment, and not accom panied by any sort of promlse or hope to the Southern whlte man of repeal Ing tlie tifteenth amendment. A more startllng pleco of polltlcal pettlfogglng was never atternpted." WAIVES EXAMINATION H<Dry Cook Now Awalting: Trlal ln Hu.-tlnci Court. Charsed wlth bigamy, Henry Cook, formar hotel clerk and manager. walved examlna ticn In thc Pollco Court yesterday mornlns, end was sent back to the Clty Jall io awalt trlal at tlio Aprll torm of tho Hustlnga Court It would havo boen necessary to postpono tho liearinu even If Cook had not walved examination, aa the wltnesses of tho North Curollna marriago wero not od hand. They hnve. been recognlred. and wlll be present when the caaa comes up for trlal ln the Uufctings Court. Jiidge Burns Named. Governor bwanson yeBterday desljpiatecl Judgo XV. E. Burns, of Kussell, to hold a part of a speclul term of tlio Clrcult Court o: Washlngton county for Judca F. B. Hut top, of Abln-rdcn, beglnnlng on Monday. CASTORIA For Infants and Children. The Kind You Have Always Bought Bears tha Signature of Ladies, "why not be indepen dent and have a Bank Account of your own and be prepared when the need for ready cash is necessary. Forty-two years of contlnued succobb, amusBliiK tho largest sur ulua and undlvided protlta of any ljaiik ln tho Stnto, lllustrateB the aafenosa of our "Banklng by Mail" aystorn. Threo per cent.. eompounded Homl-annually, on accouuta frorn ono dollar upwardB. Planters National Bank Savings Department, Capital,.- $ 300,000 Sur. and Undv. Profits, $1,075,000 Richmond, Va.