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ROOSEVELT ASKS HONESTY OF ALL RAILROAD MEN AdvisesThemtoShun Politics ;hief Executive Unveils Lawton Mon ument and Improves Opportunity to Discuss Curbing of Com. mon Carriers ROOSEVEI/PS RAILROAD HI.MS: " Let the local attorneys of Ms; rail road companies keep out of politics and let their business be open and above ; board. | Big railroad men should refrain from .any attempt to Influence politics or bov \crnmeat aside from the duty tltnt every cltlsen owes. What we have to de mand In our public servants is honesty. I Railroad legislation, such as I have '-asked, In not merely In the Interest of ithc public but of every honest railroad manager. By Associated Press. INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 30.— President Roosevelt and party, accom panied by Vice President Fairbanks, today attended the ceremonies incident t> the unveiling of a monument to MaJ. Gen. Henry W. Lawton, at which President Roosevelt had consented to make the principal address. The president and vice president were met at the depot by a. iaige reception committee in carriages, at the head of which were Senators Beveridge and Hemenway and Representatives Over street. They were at once driven to the Fairbanks home in North Meridian street, where luncheon was served. ' Seated with the president and vice president at luncheon were forty guests, Including Gov. Hanley, Senators Beveridge and Hemenway, Representa tive Overstreet, members of the presi dent's party. Mayor Bookwalter. Chair man New of the Republican national committee. Chairman Taggart of the Democratic national committee, James Whltcomb Riley, Meredith Nichols and other officers of the G. A. R. and other organizations. Following the luncheon began the formation of the march to the court house grounds for the unveiling cere monies. The parade was south on Meridan street, through Monument place to Washington, and east to the court house square at Alabama street, two miles In length and through solid banks of people, who gave the president an. enthusiastic greeting. The program of exercises included an Invocation by Rev. Dr. Lucas, an address by Governor J. Frank Hanley, music by the Seventh Regiment band, the reading of a poem dedicated to Gen. Lawton by James Whltcomb Riley, the Introduction of the president by Governor Hanley and President Roosevelt's address. President Makes Speech The president, after a few words on Memorial day and its significance, paid a tribute to Gen. Lawton. Then reach ing out to national topics he spoke at length on the railroad situation in the United States, saying in part: "Today I wish to say a word to you about the first and most important ieature of this task, the control of the common carriers doing an Interstate .business; a control absolutely vested In the nation, while in so far as the common carriers also transport the mails It is in my opinion probable that whether their business is or is not in terstate it is to the same extent sub ject to federal control, under that clause of the constitution granting to the national government power to es tablish post roads and therefore by necessary implication power to take all action necessary in order to keep them at the highest point of efficiency. For Additional Legislation "Such additional legislation as that for which I have asked in the past, and especially that for which I asked in my message at the opening of the last session of congress, is not merely in the interest of the public, but most em phatically in the interest of every hon est railway nuinager and of all in vestors or would-be investors in rail way securities. "There must be vested in the federal government a full power of supervision and control over the railways doing in terstate oiirfiness; a power in many re spects analogous to and fis complete as that the government exercises over the national banks. It must possess the power to exercise supervision over the future issuance of stocks and bonds, "The movement to regulate railways by law has come to stay, The people of this country have made up their minds— and wisely mado up thi ir minds— to exercise a closer control over all kinds of public service corporations, Including railways. Every honestly managed railway will gain und not lose by the policy. The men inor>' to manipulate stocks than to make the management of their roads efficient and honest arc the only ones who have cause to oppose it. "We who believe in steady and healthy profrrosfs stand unalterably for the new era of widest publicity and of fair dealing on the part of railroads with stockholders, passengers and ship pers. Hints to Managers "We favor tho railway manager who keeps in close touch with the people along his line rather than in close touch with the speculative market; who operates his line, with a view to the advantage he can Lsitimately get ont of his railway as a permanent In vestment by giving il fair return to the stockholders and to the public good servii'e with reasonable rates; who doos not operate his road with a view to thr temporary speculative advantage which will follow capitalising an uncertain future and unloading the securities on the public. "The grave abuses in individual cases of railroad management in the past represent wrongs not merely to the general public, but, above all, wrongs to fair dealing and honest corporations and men of wealth, because they ex cite a popular anger and distrust which from the very nature of the case, tends to Include in the Bweep of lta resentment good and bad alike. "Keep Out of Politics" "Let the local attorneys of the big roads keep out of politics; and when they haVo to appear before the na tional or any state legislature let their names be put on a special register, and let their business be above board and 01 "But let the railroad man remember that to purchase Immunity in wrong doing or to defeat blackmail by bribery is the worst and most short-slehUid of politics. Let the plain people insist on the one hand on governing themselves and on the other hand on doing exact Justice to tho railways. Duty of Magnates "Let the big railroad men scrupulous ly refrain from nny effort to influence politics or government save as It Is the duty of every good citizen in legit imate ways to try to influence politics and government; let the people as a whole, in their turn, remember that it is their duty to discriminate in the sharpest way between the railway jpan who does well and tho railway man who does 111; and, above nil, to remem ber that the Irreparable moral harm done to the body politic by corruption Is Just as great, whether the corrup tion takes the form of blackmailing a big corporation or of corruptly doing its bidding. "What wo have to demand in our selves and in our public servants is honesty— honesty to all men; and if we condone dishonesty because we ilmiK It is exercised in the interests of the people, we may rest assured that the man thus showing it lacks only the opportunity to exercise It against the Interests of the people." INDIANAPOLIS, Mny 30.— Fresident Roosevelt left Indianapolis at 6 p. m. over the Big Four road. Tho first stop was scheduled for Anderson. Then he will make a short stop at Muncle and will then go to Fort Wayne, where he will spend the night. He will go to morrow to Lansing, Mich., where he will speak at the celebration of the founding of agricultural colleges. BARRINGTON TO DIE ON GALLOWS "LORD" BARRINGTON Bogus Nobleman Must Pay Penalty for Murdering St. Louis Horseman. Supreme Court Decides His Fate By Associated Press. JEFFERSON CITY, Mo., May 30.— The supreme court, sitting en bane, late this afternoon declared that "Lord" Frederick T. Seymour Barrlngton, now in jail at Clayton, Mo., shall be hanged on July 25, for the murder of J. P. Mc- Cann, a St. Louis horseman. "Lord" Frederick Seymour Barring ton went to St. Louis in 1902. He posed as a British colonel on detail to pur chase mules for the army in South Africa, and special British representa tive to the Louisiana Purchase ex position. Supposing Hiss Wilhelmina Grace Cochrane of Kansas City was an heiress, he married her and was re pudiated by his bride. For a time he was very lavish with money. Barrlngton went to live at the 1.. Lin 1 house with James McCann and his wife. On June 18, 1903. he enticed McCann to a lonely spot, and his dead bo^y was found floating in a deserted quarry pool. After this Barrington re turned to the McCann home and an nounced that he would run the hotel thereafter. It was supposed that the wife was accessory to his deed. POSTOFFICE MEN WANT MODE PAY Clerks Meet in Convention, Elect Of ficers and Discuss Plans for Bettering Their Con. dition By Associated Fress. SACRAMENTO, May 30.— The third animal state convention of postofflce clerks was held here today. Delegates from Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Rlv ergld«, San Bernardino, Oakland, .Santa Cruz, Vallejo, San Francisco, Pasadena ami Sacramento were present. Officers for the ensuing year were Sleeted as follows: President, L. il. Umsted, Los Angeles; first vice president, Carrie Ewart, Santa Cruz; second vice president, Ralph J. Fanuef, Oakland; secretary, Joseph F. Cone (re-elected), San Francisco; chair man of grievance committee, Walter R. Chambers. Pasadena; delegate to na tional convention in Peoria, 111., in Sep tember, James Longshore, Sacramento; alternate, D. B. Dwyer, San Francisco. Uesolutions recommending passage of a $121)0 a year salary bill for clerks anU for an eight-hour day were adopted. The association agreed to ask con gress for a thirty-day annual leave of absence and indorsed the pension bill for superannuated employes. San Diego Shipping By Associated Press. SAN DIEGO, May 30.— The American Hawaiian liner Texan, which has been here several days discharging cargo brought from Hallna Cruz, sailed today for San Francisco. The British cruiser Sheerwater ar rived from Acapulco this evening. LOS ANGELES HERALD: FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 31, 1907. TAFT DEFENDS POLICY IN CUBA AND PHILIPPINES Shows the Wisdom of Taking Islands Secretary of War Delivers Address at St. Louis in Which He Upholds Course Adopted by Ad. ministration Ny Associated Press. ST LOUIS. Mo.. Mny 30.— Before nn audience of millers from all parts of the country unending the mass convention ami making the largest convention of millers ever held in this country, Secre tary of War Tnft this afternoon made n "address at the Odeon on the topic "R«cent Instances of National Altru- Vhe assembly constituted the final session of tho convention of the ie°>rn, tion. which had invited Secretary Taft recs the body. President J. W. Burke of Sprlnpneld. 0.. presided and introduced former Governor E. O. Stan- I miller of St. Louis, who In turn brief sr<^-n. introducing Secre tary Tnft. He spoke In part as follows: •i ask your attention to the page of Urn nation's history covering the last ■ nBM yo:irs. with the hope of showing that thoro never has been on the part of :ry a greater exhibition of pure • thnn that exhibited by the States from the beginning of the ■rc.ir down to the present day, the peoples who were imme- B ted. a study of the cor.- I ir nation with respect to Cuba. ; the Philippines, covering ■.:■■>■ a decade, ought to fill every .-art with pride. ■That which the American people be !■ bo tho oppression of the Cuban • -c r.iisgovernment of that beau - md and the continued failure of to restore any kind of order— compelled the United States to interfere to yr<?vent a continuance of that which to our people to be an lnter . national scandal at the doors of this ■ : eo-.ir.iry. and as we went into It in order I that we might free ourselves from the I charge of land grabbing or spirit of conquest, we made the declaration that we would not retain Cuba but would make her an independent republic as soon as circumstances would permit. Big Expense Incurred "We expended in the Cuban war up ward of $200,000,000, and we never have invited from Cuba the return of a single cent. We offered up in deaths and wounds find disease in that war the lives of 148 officers and over 4100 en listed men. We paid $20,000,000 to Spain under the treaty of peace. The exact consideration for this sum it may be dif ficult to state, but the result of the pay ment was the treaty, and by treaty was secured a concession of Cuba and Porto Rico, and the Philippines were freed from the debts which Spain had in curred In their maintenance. "When the Spanish army left Cuba the cities were crowded with thousands of refugees and reconcentrados. It was necessary to furnish immediate re lief for the prevailing distress. Five million four hundred and ninety-three thousand rations, at a cost of $1,500,000 to the United States, were Issued to dis tressed persons throughout the agency of the officers of the army. "The subject of sanitation of the Isl and, from one end to the other, was taken up with thoroughness, and in the course of this effort one of the greatest and most useful discoveries known to medical science, to wit: "The transmission of disease by the mosquitos was added to the sum of human knowledge. For four years this sanltage went on, and under American occupation the amount expended for this out of the Cuban treasury reached $10,000,000. At the end of the first six months of American occupation the public school enrollment of the Island numbered 143,000, and this was increas ing until the island was turned over to Cuba in May, 1903, when it had reached 300,000, or 163,694 more than under Spanish rule. Cuba Her Own Ruler "In May, 1903, the United States turned over to the republic the control of Cuba. For three years and a half the republic of Cuba maintained itself 'with great apparent prosperity, but an abuse by the party in control of its ex ecutive power in respect to elections brought on an insurrection which the government of the republic had not properly prepared itself to resist or re press, and the United States intervened; sent first a formidable fleet and then an army of 5000 men, secured a dtsband ment of the opposing forces and estab lished a provisional government till tranquillity was restored to such an ex tent as to permit the holding of a fair election. "The fortune or misfortune of the Cuban war carried us to the Philippines. The exigencies of the situation brought us Into such relations with Aguinaldo and the Filipino troops in insurrection against Spain that when peace came wo could not turn the Islands back to Spain. Accordingly wo undertook, first, the establishment of order In the isl ands and then the maintenance of civil government. In establishing order we expended $170,000,000. In July next an election will take place by which an assembly of seventy representatives elected by the qualified volunteers of the Christian provinces will constitute a national assembly, which will be one of the two houses, the other being the Philippine commission, to constitute the legislature of the Islands. The national assembly elected In January will meet for the first time in October. Thus has the promise of our government, made through President McKinley, been kept of gradually Increasing the measure of self government extended to the Fili pinos." _ Waite Monument Unveiled By' Associated Press. ASPEN, Colo., May 30. — A monument erected here in memory of Governor Davis H. Waite was unveiled today with appropriate ceremonies. An ora tion was delivered by John O'Neill of Denver, editor of the Miners' Magazine. My Best Friend Alexander Benton, who lives on Rural Route 1. Fort Edward, N. T., says- "Dr. King's New Discovery Is my best earthly friend. It cured me of asthma six years agd. It has also per formed a wonderful cure of incipient consumption for my son's wife. The first bottle ended the terrible cough, and this accomplished, the other symp toms left one by one, until she was per fectly well. Dr. King's New Discovery's power over coughs and colds is simply marvelous." No other remedy has ever equaled it. Fully guaranteed by Dean Drug company. 50c and $1.00. Trial bottle free. They're Different Altogether Different , '^IH c/i Style for Every Man ' . \?^A rßeadyr Ready- and- Right f ;^B^ ; STT TT C ■hUBi The discovery of Ready-and-Right suits resulted in our stocking all ' : "' JB^^^SHBlll^ j Silverwood stores with this new idea clothing and securing the ex- /jaH^^^^M^BEfeip^f^ elusive sale for Southern California. Never carried clothing before, JEg Jm/)Wlio\ but here was something different— the only ready-made suits we had • mS^^^^m/f l/iT ever seen that we considered quite good enough to sell under the ffli|l isi_r/' •fflll|' fSMBMaSBR^^w/ \v\ i Silverwood guarantee. n9i»«DHV/ \\v Men who never wore ready-made clothing came for these suits. •mKSBB^S \ Four Silverwood stores were kept on the jump. 89 in^B • I' That was over a year — and now you see "Ready-and-Right" kßsHbS—'i fj everywhere — — afternoon — evening. WHISHT/ Every day these suits make new friends. ||jgß9f Six original creations for this season — ranging from the ultra _ji«_B V conservative to the ultra-swagger college models— and only one pat- <£^%BiMffl£* t:^' We can fit you — even if you always have been considered "hard 7jjjßpri~ i : ~\\^^' to fit." Those who know want "Ready-and-Right" at any price. Isn't anything like it. It's distinctly new— different— . — SILVER WOOD'S^ 21 S. SPRING STREET £?d° LBL B o A N X o ER BROADWAY AND SIXTH 85c Wash Petticoat 4&M Tffi ##**& Work and Vote for the Wash petticoat, in white and black JsffMsr UWCIIS River Waiter striped ginpliam with 18-inch sectional T% A InnP 1? flounce and dust flounce ; extra full and '^aßfiifgggaißßW^ DOfIQS * iUI Vu good quality. Special, 50c. | 107-109-111 North Spring Street l ANOTHER GREAT EMBROIDERY SALE 10,000 Yards of 25c, 35c and 50c Embroideries 15c An importer's sample line of fine embroideries, swiss, nainsook and cambric; from narrow, fine, dainty patterns up to the wide, showy skirt floundngs; 15 inches wide. We bought these from one of the largest importers m New York, and being .sample pieces, naturally would be the best work on the best of cloths and in the choicest designs; no cheaply made goods in meioi, widths from 4to 15 inches; a great many insertions and bands to match in widths from 1 to 3 inches; values up to 5Uc. mesc will be placed on sale this morning at 8 a. m., at choice, 15c per yard. '. Big Special for Today II 25c Medallions 5c 1 I J**Zs&™?]hn. $2.00 Lace Waist Patterns 98c Thousands of lace and embroidered medal- w j d co]ors . Tegular 15c, A lot of fancy al over wart lace patterns In cream, white and lons and mot 8 f ° r shirtwaist tpl ™™'" 8^ 20c and 25c values. Today, ecru; 4 y*rds in each; worth fully $2.00 a pattern. For a big large and small. On sale today, special, 5c sale today, 98c a pattern. : ,_. each. No phone orders. . -.* .y* l "- ■ ' . $1.00 Yard Wide Taffeta 75c I 45c carpet samples 25c I Friday Notion Specials SLSSSe'te 11 : arfc^pa^e! g royaT^r^. SCol^SmpS^Soin the 20c spool si.X fln..h crochet^ cotton •; g red, reseda, lavender. Alice and olive; regular C lot; 3-ply all-wool one yard 25c ? lec ? colore , f bone cas!nSl .^^ !" 3c value $1.00 a yard. Special for today '«t IUL> ° •"'.' V t. 11 r Be bottle vaseline - v * square; nice for hallways, din- 15( . box cabinet hairpins; 150 pins £ AOr Panrv rim Hip ?0r m 8m 8 rooms, bedrooms, etc. 7c roil black tape .•••• 9 4VC rancy cnauie £vc hile th last tod 25c a 19c large ha ir rons... ......... a -- kV -— s:: ,)C, )C 30 pieces ehallie in Rood assortment, of patterns— niece V A mnrp t han sto a 10c women's embroidered and lace hanaKerc 98c dots figures and Persian patterns; full width; <7Q piece. JNlOt more tnan dto a $2.00 fancy mounted rhinestone back combs..... 5c regular value 49c. For today only •*" v customer. 25c odds and ends of jewelry " 2 Knit Underwear Specials Friday's Hosiery Leaders * • Special 19c— Value 25c . . . i 10r WOMEN'S gray ribbed fleeced cot- Snecial 64"C Soccial 9c Special 1"C TON VESTS— neck, long sleeves; drawers OpCtlfll U^ C O^CCiai 7V y. *->f hlldl . en ., foreign ankle length; French band; regular price 25c. Women's black cotton hose, Broken line boys' 2xl ribbed Sample lot of en» an(J ,;/. :« ! Special 25C-Vallie 35C , : double heel and toe; reg- r^Cef^ra oSS SMj^M* blue, red. WOMEN'S WHITE RIBBED COTTON VESTS ula price 15c. 4 pair to a Uy . Blzes No 7 and No 714 ; tan and blacK, regumi y — High •'> neck, long sleeves; drawers • ankle customer. regular price 15c. to 76c. . length, French band; regular price 35c. ' Millinery Flowers Worth to $1.50 c c 19c Velvet Ribbbn 12c 75c Lawn Waists 25c Your Choice *OC three uinch tuck on each ,w. SVpVs £gal&SZ?Z£sJrtt\g a 1&SZ?Z£5Jrtt\ NO.I- very much i demand; worth and two paneis of embroidery down*e Itart, tucked do«n regular 750 "to $1.50. Special, 25c. , 19c. Friday special for 12c yard. .the back; full sleeve with deep tucked cure. v French Net Curtains $2.95 35c Door Panels 18c . Values to $5 SO - " White IrlBh P° lnt door panels: 30 by 42; mounted on good quality of White or Arabian color French net curtains" with linen cluny edge and In- French net; large motifs. Extra speCial at Wo. each, sertlon; the most popular curtain on the market; 1, 2 and, 3 pairs of a - T - _ . /Lt\n #i DnSt* pattern; values to J5.50. Cleanup at $2.96 a pair. NottinghcHtl ClirtainS 0"C O. rail ? " $3.50 Couch Covers $1.95 /UM to $t.so t . B cro,, pattern borders A rich heavy.oriental tapestry couch cover in beautiful combination of Whlte Nottingham lace curtains; strong ; heavy^e .« ' » ' colors in blue, red and green; fringe all around; 60 inches wide; regular engraved centers; 45 inches wide, 2^ yards long. $3.50 values. To close out, $1.95 each. . All odds and broken lots to be closed out at 69c a pan. .■.