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President Fears Party Disruption TAfT DECLARES ALDRICH TARiff REDEEMS PLEDGE ROOSEVELTIAN HYSTERIA IS CAUSE OF CRISIS REPUBLICANS ARE WARNED TO PATCH UP TROUBLES Dissolution Threatens If Harmony Is Not Restored —Says G. O. P. Will Yet Do All It Agreed (( on tinned from I'age One) of duties, and it was a recognition by the party that tho time had come v. lien instead of increasing duties they must be decreased, when the party recog nized in its platform, and in much of ■what it did. that the proper measure of protection was the difference in cost in the production of articles here and abroad, including a fair profit to the manufacturer. There was a. dispute as to what that difference is. and whether it was recognized in the change of all the duties downward. Particularly was this the case on tho materials that enter into the manu facture of paper and paper itself. The reduction on print paper was from $G to $3.75, or about 37 per cent. Difference of Opinion There was a real difference of opinion on the question of fact whether the new duty correctly measured tht differ ence in the cost of productioin of print paper abroad and print paper here. It affected the counting rooms of the newspapers of the country and invited the attention of the newspaper pro prietors who had associated themselves together like other interests for the purpose of securing a reduction of the. tariff. The failure to make a large re duction showed itself clearly in tho editorial columns of a great number of the newspapers, whatever their party belief. The amount of misrepresentation to which the tariff bill in its effect as a downward revision bill was subjected has never been exceeded in this coun try, and it will doubtless take the actual operation of the tariff bill for several years to show to the country exactly what the legislation and its effects are. It is perhaps too early to institute the fairest comparisons between the Payne-Aldrich bill and the bill which preceded it, but the Payne-Aldrlch bill has been in operation now for six months and figures are at hand from which we may make a reasonable in ference, first, as to whether it is a revision downward, and second, as to its capacity for producing revenue, for it must be borne in mind that the passage of the law was demanded not only for the purpose of changing rate* in their effect upon the industries of the country, but also for the purpose of increasing trade and revenues, and the success of the measure is to be judged by its results in both these re spects. Bring Along Proof The bureau statistics is authority for the statement that during the first six month.s of the operation of the Payne law, which has just ended, the aver age rate of duty paid on all dutiable imports was 21.9 per cent ad valorem. The average of duty paid on all im ports for the same six months for the four preceding years under the Dingley law was 24.3. This w-ould show that the reduction in the Payne law is 2.94 per cent of the value of the goods, or the reduction below the previous tariff rates is 12 per cent, showing a down ward revision to this extent in thos3 goods which are dutiable. But this is not all. Under the Payne law 51.6 per cent of the gross imports for the last six months have been en tered free, while under the four years preceding for the same six months the. free list amounted to 45.5 per cent of the total importations, so there was not only a reduction of duty on duti able imports of about 12 per cent but also an enlargement of about the same percentage of the free list. For the production of revenue the Payne law is ev«n more of an Im provement on the Dingloy bill. During the six months that the Payne law has been in force, from August 5 to the night of February 5, the customs receipts amounted to 1186,002,866.64. Under the Wilson-Gorman tariff the semi-annual average was $82,147,625.90. Under the Dingley tariff the semi annual average was $130,205,841.84. (JnSer the Wilson tariff the monthly average was $13,857,937.65. Under the Dingley tariff the monthly average was $21,710,973.64, while under the Payne tariff the monthly average has been $27,677,142.75, or 100 per cent great er than the monthly average under the Wilson tariff and 26 per cut greater than the monthly average under t!ie Dingley tariff. Receipts Are Larger Of course as the country increases In population the customs receipts in crease, but even con.sicle.ring the pop ulation the Increase In the tariff re ceipts has been marked. Under the Wilson tariff the annual average cus toms rd eipts per capita were $2.38; under the Dingley law, $3.23, while under the Payne tariff they are $3.71. For the .six months that the Payne tariff has been in force tho total re ceipts, botli from customs and internal revenue, has been $323,899,221.91, while the disbursements have been $332,783, --283.08, showing that the expenditures exceeded the receipts by only $8,884, --061.17. with no collection aa yet from the corporation tax. For the corre sponding period last year the expendi tures exceeded the receipts by over $40,000,000. This showing indicates that under the present customs laws the deficit will be promptly wiped out, and that to meet our normal expendi tures we shall have ample revenue. I therefore venture to repeat tho re mark I have had occasion to make before, that the present customs law is the best customs law that has ever been passed, and it is most significant In this that it indicates on the part of the Republican party the adoption of a policy to change from an im in duties to a reduction of them and to effect an increase of revenues at the same time. The act has furnished to the executive the power to apply the maximum anil minimum Clausen in order to prevent undue discrimina tion on the part of foreign countries, and this is securing additional con ions in respect to the impositions on our foreign trad This act has done justice to the Philippine Islands by giving them free trade with the United .States. .More than all this, the new tariff act has provided for the appointment at a tariff board to obtain impartial evidence upon which, when a revision of the tariff shall seem wise, we shall have at hand data from which can be determined with some degree of ac curacy the difference between the cost of producing articles abroad and the cost of producing them in this country. Great Difficulty The great difficulty in the hearing and discussion of the present tariff bill was the absence of satisfactory and credible evidence on either side of the issues as, to lower high tariffs. 'I ho. Importer on the one hand and the man ufacturer on the other were present to ! give their fallible judgments affected 1 by their own pecuniary interests as to the facts under investigation. Men who were struggling to find the truth were greatly perplexed by the conflict- Ing testimony. The tariff bill authorizes the presi dent to expend $75,000 in employing persons to assist him and the govern ment in administering the tariff law. I have construed this to mean that I may use the board appointed under this power not only to look into the I foreign tariffs but also to examine the question with respect to each item in 1 our tariff bill what the cost of pro duction of the merchandise is. ■in what the cost is abroad. This is not an easy task for impartial experts, and it requires a large force. I expect to apply to congress this year for $..>o.<hki to organize a force through which this Investigation may go on and the re sults bo recorded for the use of the executive and congress when they de sire to avail themselves of the record. In this way, any subsequent revision may be carried on with the aid of data secured officially and without regard to Its argumentative effect upon the- Question of raising or lowering duties. Taken as a whole, therefore, 1 do not hesitate to repeat that the Repub lican party has substantially complied with its promise in respect to the tariff and that it has set itself strongly m the right direction toward lower tariffs and furnished the means by which such lower tariffs can properly and safely be fixed. May Take Two Years An investigation by the tariff board of the sort proposed will certainly take a full two years or more. Meantime the operation of the present tariff promises to be consistent with the prosperity of the country and with the furnishing of sufficient funds with which to meet the very heavy but necessary expenditures of carrying on our great government. ' .'■'' _._•__ The Republican national platform contained the following: "We favor the establishment of a postal savings bank system for the convenience of the. people and the en couragement of thrift." A bill has been introduced to estab lish a postal savings bank. The great difficulty in the bill seems to have been to make proper provision for its i.an agement and Investment of the money deposited. , . . The great advantage of a postal savings bank is the encouragement to thrift of those whose fears of the sol vency of any depository except a gov ernment depository tempts them away from saving. A government promise to repay seems to be specially effective in leading people to save and deposit their savings. , The machinery of the postofflce de partment, with its 60,000 post'.ffices and 40,000 money order offices, offers an economic and far-reaching machinery in places remote from banks and among people who fear banks, which, but for this opportunity, would not save but spend. The low Interest ol fered, that of 2 per cent, prevents such postal savings banks from interfering with regular savings banks, whoso rate of interest always Is in excess of 2 per cent. In the present stage of the senais bill there have been inserted amend ments drawn apparently for the pur pose of having money deposited a' savings In government postofflces dis tributed through the locality where it has been deposited in the state "lid national banks and so deposited as to make it Impossible for the trustees of the fund appropriated under the law to withdraw money for investment In any other form. Would Defeat Law I regard such an amendment as like ly to defeat the law. First, because it takes away a feature which ought to be present in the law to insure its constitutionality. If the law pro vided that the trustees to be appointed under the law for the funds thus de posited could meet the financial exi gencies of the government by purchase or redemption of the government 2 per cent and other bonds, the measure would certainly be within the federal power because the postal banks would then be an instrument of the national government in borrowing money. We have now about $700,000,000 of 2 per cent bonds with respect to which we owe a duty to the owners to see that those bonds may be taken care of without reduction below the par value thereof because they were forced on national banks at this low rate in order that the banks might have a basis of circulation. This implied obligation of the government, the postal savings bank funds, would easily enable it to meet. If the funds are to be arbitrarily de posited in all banks, state and national, without national supervision over the state banks, and a panic were to come, it Is difficult to see how the government could meet its obligations to its postal savings bank depositors, because with every bank suspending payments the funds of the postal savings banks would bo beyond the control of the government and we should have a financial disaster greater than any panic we have heretofore met. A pro vision that when the money is not needed to invest in government bonds or to redeem the same it may be de posited in national banks in the neigh borhood of the place of deposit will avoid the great danger of a. panic and will strengthen a banking system which is an arm of the federal government. I sincerely hope that before the meas ure is hammered Into its final shape it may take on these characteristics, which shall give it a constitutional validity and sound financial strength and usefulness. Those who Insist on the elimination of these two necessary characteristics features of the bill will put the party In the position where it cannot hope to escape the charge that It Is not in good faith in seeking the 1 passage of a. postal savings bank act, i and is not seeking therefore to comply with the promise of the Republican platform in that regard. About the Railroads , On the subject of railroads the Re publican platform says: "We approve the enactment of the railroad rate law and the vigorous en forcement by the present administra ! tion of the statute against rebates and discrimination, as a result of which the advantages formerly possessed by the large shipper over the smaller have disappeared, and In this connection we commend the appropriation by the present congress to enable the Inter state commerce commission thoroughly to Investigate and give publicity to the accounts of Interstate, railroads. •We believe, however, that the interstate commerce law . should be ■ further LOS ANGELES HERALD: SUNDAY MORMNG. riCHKIAItY i:i. 11)10. amended so as to give railroads the right to make and publish traffic cements, subject to the approval of I the commission, but maintaining nl wa.ys the principle of competition be tween naturally competing,lines and avoiding the common control of such lines by any means whatsoever, We Favor stuh national legislation and su pervision as will prevent the future overissue of stocks and bonds by inter state carriers." A bill to carry out those declarations has been introduced In both house and senate and is now being considered be fore the appropriations committees of these bodies, and there Is every hope I that the? bills thus introduced in sub- I Btantlally the name shape as intro duced will be enacted into law. Indeed, this railroad measure goes further thnn tho promise of the plat form, for, while it subjects the issue of stock and bonds to the restrictive supervision of the commission and pre vents further watering of securities, land forbids the acquisition by a rnll | road company of stock in a competing line, it also puts very much more power into the hands of the commission for the regulatino of rates, and it facili tates in every way the ease of super vision by the commission of the rail roads to secure a compliance by tho railroads with the rights of the public and of the shipper. Bill Prepared by Many The hill was prepared by the attor ney gi neral after a full conference with the interstate commerce commis sion, with representatives of the ship pers and with representatives of the railroads, ami while it was not the re sult of an agreement between all par ties in interest,, it was drafted with a view to meet all the fair objections and suggestions made by every one of them. The platform further says: "The Republican party will uphold at all times the authority and integrity of the courts, state and federal, nml will over insist that their powers to en force their processes and to protect life liberty and property, shall be pre served inviolate. We believe, how ever, that the rules of procedure in tho federal courts with respect to tho irsu anc of injunction should hi- more accu rately defined by statute, and that no injunction or temporary restraining or der should he issued without notli c except where Irreparable Injury would result from delay, in which CBS« a speedy hearing thereafter should be granted." A bill to carry out exactly this prom ise has been introduced in both the senate and house, and will doubtless come up for consideration and passage. The bill does not go as far as Mr. Gom pers and the Federation of Labor de mand, but it goes as far as the Repub lican convention was willing to lot it go, and it was so drawn as to make the abuse of the injunction writ, with out notice, very Improbable. It provides no Injunction shall be Is sued without full notice and hearing unless to prevent irreparable injury, and that in such cases the court shall make a finding from tho evidence ad duced, pointing out what the injury anticipated is and why irreparable and why there Is not time to give notice, and If the injunction shall be Issued without that notice it is provided that Injunction shall lose Its force at the ex piration of five days unless a hearing is had. Another Promise Tho platform also promised RtatP hood to Arizona and New Mexico, and the hill providing such statehood has passed the house and has been favor ably considered by the committee of the senate, so that there seems to be no reasonable doubt that this promise will be fully kept. The Republicans in their platform spoke further, as follows: "We indorse the movement inaugu rated by the administration for the conservation of natural resources; we approve all measures to prevent the waste of timber; we commend the work now going on for the reclamation of arid lands and reaffirm the Republican policy of the free distribution of the available areas of the public domain to the landless settler. No obligation of the future Is more insistent and none will result in greater blessings to pos "ln line with this undertaking is the further duty, equally imperative, to enter upon a systematic improvement, upon a large and comparative plan, just to all portions of the country, of the waterways, harbors and the great lakes, whose natural adaptability to incoming traffic of the land is one of the greatest gifts of a benign Provi dence." In accordance with this plank, meas ures for tho conservation of the public domain, for the re-classification of lands according to their greatest utd iiy and the vesting of power in the ex ecutive to dispose of coal, phosphate, oil and mineral lands and of water power sites in such way as to prevent their monopoly and union of ownership in syndicate or combination have, been already introduced and will doubtless, in a form approved by congress, be made Into law. The subject has at tracted tho widest interest and its Im portance is becoming more and more impressed upon American people. Objections Overcome The river and harbor bill, which has just been reported by the river and harbor committee of the house, has been framed witli a view to complying with the plank of the platform which I have above quoted. It has taken the plan for the im provement of the Ohio river from Plttsburg to Cairo as a project to be carried out in a certain number of years, and it has treated similar pro jects for improvement of the Missouri from Kansas City to St. Louis; of the .Mississippi from St. Paul to St. Louis, and of the same river from St. Louis to Cairo, and by continuing contracts and appropriations these projects will go on until they are completed. This is a change from the previous plans Mid is the result of an extended pop ular agitation in favor of such a sys tem. Following the panic of 1907 the gov ernment revenues fell off and the ex penditures continued as before, leav ing a deficit for the years 1907, 1908 and '1909. There was, however, no deficit in the whole administration of Mr. Roosevelt when tho expenses are compared with the revenues. Indeed, It will be found that under the opera tion of the Dingley bill, which covers most of his administration and the first six months of the present admin istration, the surplus, on the whole, was about $260,000,000. At the beginning of this administra tion, however, it was perfectly evident that with expenses increasing and revenues decreasing there would be a continuous deficit, and this the Re publican party, with its majority in congress and the responsibility plueed upon it, has proposed to meet by re ducing expenditures and increasing revenues. I have already shown what the ln creaM lacs' revenues lias been. The present administration, in estimates for the year ending June 30, 1911. cut them some forty-odd million dollars below the actual appropriations of tho year bfifore, and now it is proposed to appoint a Joint commission consisting of congressmen, senators and members appointed by the executive, who shall examine the organization of the vari ous departments and bureaus and by the elimination of duplication, the con struction of bureaus and the Increase in efficiency of the Individual civil servant, shall decrease the regular permanent cost of governmental oper ation. Trust Legislation With respect to trusts, the Republi can party spoke as follows in its plat form: • "The Republican party passed the Sherman anti-trust law over the Dem ocratic opposition and enforced nit alt Democratic dereliction. It lias been a wholesome instrument for good in the hands of a wise and fearless adminis tration. But experience has shown that its effectiveness can be strength ened and its real objects better at tained by such amendments as will give to the federal government greater supervision and control over and se cure greater publicity in the manage ment of that class of corporations en gaged In interstate commerce having power and opportunity to effect monop olies." Since this plank was adopted prose tui'i in interstate commerce having' >wer and opportunity to effect monop- Blm c this plank was adopted prose cution of the tobacco trust and the Standard Oil trust begun in the last ministration, have gone on and have resulted in decrees In the court of ap peals of the second and eighth circuits, which are now pending on appeal in the supreme court. The decrees In each case tear apart the congeries of subor dinate corporations, which, united by holding companies, make up the trust in each case and enjoin individuals from a further maintenance of the il legal combination of such corporations to carry on the business for which it was organized. It has been said the Republican par ty made a promise so to amend the law as to ameliorate and soften the application of the trust law in its in terdiction upon business as conducted by the greater corporations, but I find nothing in the plaftrom to justify such a construction. The principle of the anti-trust law is that those engaged in modern business, especially of manu facture and transportation, shall pur sue the policy with respect to their competitors of "live and let live," and that they shall not use th.- business of their concerns to frighten exclusive patronage from customers and the elimination of smaller concerns from competition and thus control output and fix prices. E petition and thus control output fix prices. Bill Looks Good , The attorney general has prepared a bill which he thinks, and I think, will offer the means of easily, doing so, to thosß who wish to pursue a lawful in terstate business under the protection of a federal charter, which while it will subject the business of the concern to the closest scrutiny of the govern ment officers will save the business from harassment by state authorities ft officers it that protection harassment by state authorities will give it that protection which Its peaceful pursuit of its business as a federal corporation will necessarily se cure it. This measure has met the approval of those who fear too great concentra tion of power In the federal govern hose who fear too great concentra i of power in the federal govern ment, of those who deny the right of the federal government in such cases to grant incorporation. I believe the act to. be constitutional, and 1 believe that If enforced it would furnish a solution of our present difficulties, but as it was not specifically declared for in the Republican platform, I do not feel jus- I enforced it would a such an our present difficulties, but as it is not specifically declared for in the ipublican platform, 1 do not fee) Jus led In asking the adoption of such an act as a party matter. I have brought it forward, however, as a suggestion for meeting the diffi culties which are likely to be presented In the prosecution of suspected illegal trusts as a means by which they can put their houses in order, and take their places among those engaged in legitimate business. In the other measures to which I have referred are enacted into law and the party pledges of the Republican party performed, there would seem to be no good reason why the party should not receive renewed approval by the electors of the country in the coming congressional campaign. But there are which may con t there are signs which may con strue as an Indication that the Repub lican majority in the present congress will change to a Democratic majority in the next. This is based chiefly on the dissensions In the Republican party and upon the severe attacks made by a great many newspapers having Re dissensions In the Republican party I upon the severe attacks made by Teat many newspapers having Re publican tendencies upon the party and its leaders in congress and in the na tion. Looks to Majority I am glad to say that so far as the legislation which I have Indicated above is concerned there seems to be a clear party majority in both houses in favor of its passage and the redemption of the party pledges. There is, however, a decided difference as to the proper rules to prevail in the house and as to the senate personnel of the leadership. It would which I have these questions concerned there seems to be a clear ■ty majority in both houses in favor its passage and the redemption of party pledges. There is, however, Iccided difference as to the proper es to prevail in the house and as to senate personnel of the leadership, t would seem as if these questions were questions that might well be solved within' the party lines, but they have been so acute as to produce what has been called an insurrection and to awaken the country over a contro versy between the insurgents and the regulars, so-called. I am hopeful that as we approach the lines of battle for the next year the settlement of these internal questions can be effected with out such a breath of the party as to prevent our presenting an unbroken front to the enemy. We among the Republicans may be discouraged when we consider our own dissensions, but when we look to the possibility of any united action on the 1 part of the Democrats for any policy I or any line of policies, we must take courage. It was General Grant who said that when he first went into bat tle he had a great deal of fear, but he overcame that fear by maintaining | in his mind the constant thought of how much more afraid his opponent was. And so we who find ourselves at I times given over to the thought that ' Republican control is at an end should i not forget to consider not only our own factional strife, but also that .of our ancient enemy. , If the Democratic party were a solid, cohesive organization, guided by one principle and following the same economic views, the situation would be far more discouraging than it i.->. :., , The Republican party has been the party responsible for the government for the last seventeen years. Ii has discharged those responsibilities with wonderful success. The troubles grow ing out of the Spanish war and those which have . come from the rapid ac cumulations of fortune, it has fallen to the party to meet, and while they have not yet all had a perfect solution, the record Is one of which we have no reason to be ashamed. Brought on Hysteria ';) Mr. Roosevelt aroused the country and the people to the danger we wore in of having all our politics and all our places of governmental authority controlled in corporate interests and to serve the greed of selfish but pow erful men. During. his two term.; of office, by what almost may ,be com pared to a religious crusade, he aroused the I people .to the point .of protecting themselves and y f the ■'- public Interest against: the aggressions of corporate m Semi-Annual m Clearance |j| • Means Money in Your Pocket <§&**& £>> j ', New Customers for Us, p. |v^^^^ The men of Los Angeles and vicinity re- l||li!fP| O3§«if^ spond quickly to the announcement of these xjpgplsi tj^£=3§ sales, because they know that the reduc- PSipW» . v—v lions are genuine, that the materials, the cj)***^^ .jJ&gL. yj linings and the workmanship are up to the (TrJjL 'wWm<ltes'' regular B. & K. standard. Black and blue WjfMPll I||^P||£^ suitings also included in this sale. Don't «S||||p delay ordering. Now the stocks are coin- f^lls»§|l# XJ'^^SScj plete with all the desirable fabrics, but at cflP^Jr jlT^j ■ these prices they can't last long. . 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Spring Cor. sth and Spring 114% South Main ISII greed and has left public opinion in an apt condition to bring about the reforms needed to clinch his policies and make them permanent in the form of enacted laws, , But as an inevitable aftermath of such agitation we find a condition of hysteria on the part of certain individ uals, and on the part of others a condi tion of hypocrisy manifesting itself in the blind denunciation of all wealth and In tho impeachment of the motives of men of the highest character, and by demagogic appeals to the imagina tion of a people greatly aroused on the subject of party honesty in tho admin istration of the government. The tendency is to resent attachment to party or party organization, and to an assertion of individual opinion and purpose at thu expense of party disci pline. The movement is toward fac tionalism and small groups, rather than toward largo party organization, and the leaders of the party organization arc; subjected to the severest attacks and to the questioning of their motives without any adequate; evidence to jus tify it. 1 am far from saying tho Republican party la perfect. No party which has achieved such power as it has achieved for the last seventeen years could be expected to maintain either within Its rank and tile or in its management men of the purest and highest motives, and I am the last one to advocate any halt in the: prosecution und condemnation of Republicans, however prominent and powerful, whose conduct requires crim inal or other prosecution and condem nation. Criticised by Members It should be well understood that what the Republican party In its pres ent condition, with the various divis ions subject to the cross-fire of its own newspapers and its own factions, any halt or failure on the part of those in authority to punish and condemn cor ruption or corrupt methods will prop erly be visited upon the party itself, however many good men it contains. We shall be called on to respond to the charge in the next campaign that the tariff, for which we are responsible, has raised prices. If the people listen to our arguments it will be easy to demonstrate that high prices proceed from an entirely different cause, and that the present tariff, being largely a revision downward, except with respect to silks and liquors, which are luxuries, cannot be charged with having in creased any prices. But this will not prevent our Demo cratic friends from arguing on the principle of "Post hoc propter hoc" that because high prices followed the tariff therefore they are the result of it. And we must not bo blind to the weight of such an argument In an elec toral campaign. The reason for the rise in the cost of necessities can easily be traced to the increase In our measure of values, the precious metal gold, and possibly In some cases to the combinations In re straint of trade. The question of the tariff must be argued out. The prejudices created by the early attacks upon the Wll and the gross misrepresentations of its charac ter must be met by careful presenta tion of the facts as to the contents of the bill, and also to Its actual operation and statistics shown thereby. I believe we have a strong case if we can only get it into the minds of the people. Prepared for Defeat Should disaster follow us and the Re publican majority In the house become a minority In the next house It may be possible that In the Democratic exer cise of Its power the people of this country will see which Is the party of 500 PAIRS Sample Shoes i^^Tßtk Boston Shoe : %feii%^ik Market 61 S. Main Street X fafeifiSifc Corner Building Women's Sample Cl CA .to*} Shoes and Oxfords f!• V and W" Men's $4 and $5 Sample Shoes C^^O and Oxfords, See Windows ... *P^ = 25c GILT EDGE SHOE POLISH 15c accomplishment, which is the party of arduous deeds done and which is the party of words and Irresponsible oppo sition. -"'lt only want one more word. From time to time attacks are made on the administration on the ground that its policy tends to create a panic in Wall street and to disturb business. All I have to say upon that subject is this: That certainly no one responsible for a government like ours would foolishly run amuck in business and destroy values and confidence just for the pleasure of doing so. No one has a. motive as strong as the administration | in power to cultivate and strengthen business confidence and business pros perity. ' • But it does rest with the national government to enforce the law and if the enforcement of the law Is not con sistent with the present methods of carrying on business, then it does not speak well for the present methods of conducting business and they must be changed to conform to the law.' Thert was no promise on the part' of the Republican party to change the anti-trust law except to strengthen it or to authorize monopoly and a sup pression of competition and the control of prices, and those who look forward to such a change cannot now visit the responsibility for their mistake on in nocent persons. . , Of course the government at Wash ington can be . counted on to enforce the law in the way best calculated to prevent a destruction of public con fidence in business, but that it .must enforce the law goes without saying. I am. glad to bo present and meet your . distinguished | governor, whose name is such a power before the people of this state and of the country, that to lose him as a candidate for gover nor by his voluntary withdrawal is to lose the strongest asset the Republican party has in the state to enable it to win at the next election. »« » Sunday school i teacher—And, you know, children, Elijah was taken away in a chariot.- ;< , - : . Tommy— horsepower,; teacher? —Yonkers Statesman. < ;. j MAN GIVEN CHANCE IS AGAIN ARRESTED W. T. BROWN FACES CHARGE OF EMBEZZLEMENT Confessed to Stealing $400 from Em. ployer—Was Granted Immu nity and Permitted to Go to Work Having been offered an opportunity to begin life anew, after confessing to stealing money of his employer amounting to $100, W. T. Brown strayed from the path of honesty, and us a result was looked up at police headquarters last night charged with felony embezzlement of $80 from C. C. McCllntock, proprietor of a market, m South Olive street. Brown, wlio until a year ago was well find favorably known, lived with his wife and child, ISOS Essex street. At tliat time he wua employed aa col lector by Mr. McCHntock, and is al leged to have appropriated $400 of the tlrm'a money and left Los Angeles for parts unknown. During his absence he communicat ed with Mr. McC'lintock, and it was agreed that no criminal proceedings would be taken If Brown returned. The conditions of his return and a promise of Immunity were offered If Brown would resume work and restore by weekly payments the amount of his alleged defalcation. For the past several weeks Brown acted as collecting u^ent for the Mc- Cllntock firm, but Friday v report was made to the detectlva department, stating Brown had not appeared for work and was $80 short in his collec tions. His arrest followed and he \va» locked up at police headquarters.