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I J OGDEN CITY, UTAH, MONDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 9, 1912 - Entered aB Second-claS8 Matter at the Postofflce.'ogden, Utah.
I lgers Are Massacred
I J Women Assaulted,
at; Houses Burned.
1 Constantinople, Dec. 9. Letters of a
flltt late date received from Gnlllpoli re
Jl It port terrible excesses by tbe Turk-
t lsh troops in that district. The tcle
W i orilPih lnQS havIn been cut bevond
Ir W ' ?a,Ii,.po11 and tho railitary authorities,
K m h,v,d,nB tbe Christian villages respon
ds 3 slblo, ordered a detachment of troops
g 1 1 to punish tho residents.
3 1 1 Tho troops burned the houses, held
I 1 1 many of the villagers for ransom,
J 1 1 massacred those who refused to pay,
1 I I a8.saulted tbo women and carried on
fi f 'n?le3ale Pllagc The villages of
?j I If IaKara, Keshen, Karadjali, Aloali,
1 1, Grabunar and Examlll were practi-
1 1 caliy destroyed Turkish reinforce
B I ments from Asia Minor continue to
S 1 1 arrive at Gallipoll.
11 xuThe authrltles at Janina report
JJI that 18 battalions, comprising the
M J regiments of the Monastlr army, have
i reached there with artillery iyid am-
I munition, thus strengthening the
B Turkish position at that important
9 jg Albanian town.
v re "
J 1 Last of Roosevelt Collec-
1 1 tion Taken from Mu-
; i seum Rotunda.
fl ' "Washington, Dec. 9. When work-
I I tnen today lay profane hands on tho
I I gigantic giraffe that rears its lofty
II head in the main rotunda of tho nn
jl ( tional museum, the la6t of Colonei
J y Theodore Roosevelt's trophies of his
(I : African hunt will have been removed
I The giraffe, with its other stuffed
II brothers, will be set up in a less prom-
w inent place, for the rotunda is wanted
'Ii for the establishment of a "hall of
, 1 1 fame."
J W The dlk-dik. the African deer, and
other strange animals that fell before
. R the former president's gun, all were
i removed, like the animals in the ark,
Ii "two by two," on Saturday. So quiet-
ly was It done that visitors failed to
H notice the movement Tho giraffe was
l left in solitary state because Its
lengthy legs and towering neck mado
1 it Impossible to get him out without
I tho aid of a derrick. This will be re-
ill sorted to today.
1 Making It Misdemeanor
I to Give or Sell Liquor
I I to Police.
Los Angele9, Dec. 9. The enact
I tnent of an ordinance making it a mls
I demeanor to give or sell liquor to a
I pollco officer on duty will bo asked
I by Chief of Police Sebastian as a re
I buR of the revolver duel yesterday be
I ' tween Sergeant William Hackett and
I Patrolman F. E. Walker Nino shots
I wore exchanged, only one bullet,
I which lodged In Walker's shoulder.
I taking effect.
I Walker opened fire when Hackett
I ; informed him he had been suspended
I by the chief, nnd Sooastlau said lo-
day that the public should be protect
I ed against police officers who drink.
m oo
I ; Washington. Dec. 9. President Taft
I , was appealed to today to lake some
I action looking to tho purification of
I , the national capital and the suppres-
sion of "brothels and certain hotels.
I The request is the outcome of a mass
;; meeting last night, presided over by
Senator Kenyon of Iowa, author of a
I pending bill which would eliminate tho
I segregated district here
I Several ministers and women apoko
It ' at tho meeting.
m Mrs. Harriet E. Monroe said that
I ' extravagance in dress on the part of
I well-to-do women caused tho back-
I sliding of many a poor girl, who
i sought to omulate the styles.
I She nlso condemned the Indlscrlm-
innto erection of monuments and otlt-
or marks of respect to public men.
"There are statues In this city, she
I said, "raised to men whose private
I lives niako the angels weep."
I ' Now York, Dec. 9. Roger Dresna-
I i ban's claim against tho St. Louis base
I hnll club for $40,000 in satisfaction ol
hl8 five-year contract, terminated by
the club's owner-at tho end of tho
first year, was the chief subject dis
cussed today by directors of the Na
tional league, whose annual meeting
will begin tomorrow.
Both Retain Counsel.
Doth the club and Brcsnahan are
represented by counsel. Meanwhile,
It is understood, Brcsnahan is still
considering nn offer of $10,000 a year
to work behind tho bat and assist
Fred Clarke In the management of the
Pittsburg Pirates.
Joint Meeting Proposed.
August Herrmann, chairman of tho
national commission, spoke with re
nowed hope today of his proposed in
tcrleague championship of C4 games
after each major league circuit has
played 112 games, Herrmann propos
es a joint meeting of the major
leagues to go over the situation
Tremors Lasting 23 Min
utes Recorded by the
Washington, Dec. 9. An earthquake
shock lasting 23 minutes, and appar
ently 1.S00 miles from Washington In
a northwesterly direction, was record
ed on the seismograph at Georgetown
university between 3.-14 and 4:07
o'clock this morning.
The tremors were of considerable
severity and were continuous It Is
thought that eruptions of the Alaskan
volcanoes may have broken out again
Cleveland, Dec. 9. The seismograph
at St Ignatius' college recorded se
oral earthquake shocks early today,
beginning at 2:43:35 o'clock and end
ing at 2:66. Tho curator estimated
tho origin to bo between 1,500 and 2,
000 miles distant, probably on the Pa
cific coast In southern California or
Washington, Dec. 9, Senate:
Convened at noon.
Senator Overman Introduced Joint
resolution providing a joint Inaugural
committee of six members.
Judiciary committee considered
President Taft's judicial appointments
but took no formal action
Republican members received offi
cial Information that Democrats of the
senate would probably try to hold up
many appointments In southern states.
Convened at noon.
Resumed consideration of legisla
tive, executive and judicial appropria
tion bill.
Democratic members of tho ways
and means committee conferred on
plans for tariff revision at special ses
sion. Banking and currency sub-committee
resumed hearings in "money trust"
investigation, Chairmen Pujo making
statement repudiating reports as to
committee's intention.
New York, Dec. 9. Tho statement
of the Copper Producers' association
for Novcmbor shows nn Increase iu
stocks on hand of 9,419,095 pounds,
compared with the previous month.
Production was 134,095,440 pounds,
a decrease of 10,170,031; domestic de
liveries, C9,4G9,759, a decrease of 11.
734.939; foreign deliveries, 55,906.550,
an Increase of S,825,02S, and total de
liveries, 125,376.054, u decrease of 0,
449,734. oo
Although It has been but a short
time Blnce he was In troublo before
for tho same reason, Thomas M.
Wells, a forger, Is again in tho city
Jail, where the charge oi forgery has
been placed against him.
For his last offense Wells was not
given a long sentence and, shortly al
ter being released, went to Logan,
whero he was employed He came to
Ogdcn last Saturday and asked Mc
Carty of the St. Louis saloon to cash
a check for $25. The bartender cash
ed the check but later telephoned to
Logan, where he found that tho name
of M. W. Kimball had been forged.
The police wore notified and Patrol
man Oscar Swanson was detailed. on
the case. He went to the saloon to
get a description and arrested Wells
there when ho came In shortly after.
When searched at tho police station
ho had $12 left of tue $25, and. aftor
confessing to tho charge, admitted
that he was ready to meet his fate.
"Courageous, Isn't sho?"
"Very! Why, she is engaged to mar
ry a man named Txlplctt!" Judge
Tells How the National
Cash Register Co.
Kills Competition.
Cincinnati, Dec. 9. J. R. Walters of
Los Angeles was again a witness to
day in tho trial of John H. Patterson
and 29 officers and former officers of
the National Cash Register company
of Dayton, who are accused of violat
ing the criminal section of the Sher
man anti-trust law.
Wallers testified that when he was
the National, but is now a sales agent
for the American. Cash Ueglstcr com
pany. He has testified that a school
was conducted by the National and
that salesmen of the company wore
Instructed how to show the superior
ity of its machines and how to Injure
the roputatlon of machines offered by
other companies,
Walters testified that when he wa6
the agent for the Plallwood machine
in Los Angeles, National agents sta
tioned themselves in carriages on all
sides of the store ana followed his
salesmen. '
He said frequently wnen he went to
make a sale National men followed In
carriages with a load oZ National ma
chines. He also declared that Nation
al agents followed Hallwood salesmen
when the latter wero trying to make
sales and would offer to sell the same
machines for 30 cents on the dollar
The Smith Brothers Mattress mid
Bedding company 1ms had some trou
blo the past few days with frozen
ground in excavating for the lailraco
to their power plant
Work on concreting the penstock
and the waterway leading to the tur
bine wheels has been somewhat re
tarded. However, a force of men and
teams was at work yesterday and it
is again turned through tho canal
from tho Utah Light and Railway
company's power plant.
The Wheelwright Construction com
pany is laying concrete today.
Along the lino of the work huge
fires have been kept burning the past
few nights to keep the ground thawed
sufficiently to enable the plow teams
to break surface and yet it Is said that
tho ground has been found to have a
crust of frozen earth from 5 to S Inch
es thick
Tho Utnh light & Railway company
has a force of about id men concret
ing the tallraco from its power plant,
an effort being made to get the wa
terway completed at the earliest pos
sible moment. The men were at work
yesterday and a night force may bo
put on the Job before the work is final
ly finished. The wheels of the plant
are still silent and the silence means
the loss of a great deal of money to
the company. The reservoir at the
power dam in the canyon has not been
cleared of the debris to tho depth re
quired, but fairly good progress is be
ing made. Tho mud In the bottom of
tho reservoir is frozen to a considera
ble extent and It has been necessary
In some instances to use giant pow
der to loosen the material to be placed
in the stream and washed away to tho
river bed below the dam.
A large lnterurban car leaves tho
city each morning tilled with work
men who are engaged In repairing the
large pipe lino leading from the pow
er plant below the mouth of Ogden
canyon to the dam taoo the Idlewlld
rcBort in the canyon. Not many staves
aro found to bo damaged, but It takes
considerable time to remedy tho de
fective ones. It is said that the pipe
will bo as good as now when the re
pair work Is completed
Out of respect to David Ecclcs, the
directors of the Weber club, the only
organization In which he was active
ly associated, held a meeting In the
club rooms at noon today and drew
up the following resolutions:
"Whereas it 1ms pleased the Ruler
of tho Universe to tako the Honor
able David Eccles from our midst just
at a time when ho was so usoful to
us In an Industrial, financial and bo
clal way; and
"Whereas the Weber club loses an
honored and respected member; and
"Whereas he was a kind and lovinq
husband and father, now therefore bo
"Resolved, by the members of the
Weber club, through their board of
directors, That, while obediently bow
ing to the hand of tho Divine Fa
ther, wo testify to his greatness as
an empire builder and to his great
worth in the upbuilding of so many
great financial and Industrial enter
prises in Ogden and the entire west
We havo lost one ot'our most valued
members, and the west has lost one
of its truly great men. Tho mem
bers of the Weber club extend their
slncero condolence to tbe bereaved
family In this their -saddest hour."
Postal cards with black bordered
edges, dcnotelng tho solemnity of the
summons, have been mailed to the
mombors of the club, urging them to
attend tho Tuneral.
The cards read as follows:
"To Weber Club Members You are
urged to join with us and attend the
funeral of our late brother, Hon Da
vid Eccles.
"On account of tho close proximity
of tho sorvicos to tho noon hour, we
will meet and form in line at tho
residence at 1 o'clock p. m. Tuesday,
December 10, 1912."
In a fit of despondency, Miss Myr
tle Needham. aged 19 years, a paroled
student from the State Industrial
school, committed suicide yesterday
morning at tho home of Mrs. Nettle
Eccles, 1018 Twenty-sixth street, by
swallowing threo ounces of carbolic
Dr. C. F. Osgood was called and
arrived within 10 minutes after it
was learned that the girl had taken
the poison, but his efforts wero of no
avail. The members of the family
believe that the poison was taken at
11:45 o'clock, death resulting 25 min
utes later.
Tho girl was not considered strong
mentally and no other reason for hor
act has been discovered.
During the forenoon the girl ap
peared to bo happy. Near noon the
members of the Ecclcs family heard
cries coming from tho basement and
found that the girl had taken the poi
son and made her way through .a
small basement into the narrow space
between tho ground and floor in the
front part or the building. She was
taken from this position while con
scious and admitted that she had ta
ken the acid, but gave no reasons for
having dono so The empty bottle
was found on the floor. Members of
the family state that the poison was
not purchasod by them and must have
been secured by the girl herself
After tho parents of the girl had
separated four years ago the author
ities took Myrtle and a younger sister
into cvstody placing thein In the In
dustrial school Tho girl had' been
at the school two years when she was
placed under the care of Mrs. Net
tie Eccles, who has accorded her the
kindest treatment. The younger sis
ter is living with a family in Brig
ham City.
Ex-offlcio Coroner W. H Reeder
was called, but he decided that no
inquest was necessary. The body was
taken in charge by the Larkin &
Sons company and was sent to Salt
Lake, where the girl's mothor resides.
Interstate Commission
Wins Over the Stock
Washington, Dec. 9. Jurisdiction of
tho interstate commerce commission
over the Union Stock yards and Tran-.
sit company of Chicago was today up
hold by tho supreme court which sus
tained the commission's right to bring
suit to have tho company's contract
to pay $50,000 to Pfaelzer and Sons,
packers, for erecting a plant adjacent
to its tracks, annulled as amounting to
a rebate
In the theory that tho Chicago
stockyard business was Interstate
commerce, the commission decided it
had authority to enjolu tho stock
yards company and the Chicago Un
ion Stockyards and Railway and Tran
sit company and the Chicago Junc
tion railways, and which holds tho
slock of the two companies, from en
gaging in restraint of trade
Tho commerce court held that the
Chicago Junction companv alono en
gaged in intorstato commerce.
Instead of sending tho case back to
the commerce court for further hear
ings, the supreme court dircctod the
lower court to enter a decree prevent
ing the carrying out of tho Pfaelzer
Washington, Dec. 9. Miss Alys
Meyer, daughter of the secretary of
tho uavy. has established a record In
the sale of Christmas Rod Crosa
stamps, tho proceeds of which will r:o
to the support of the antl-tubcrculosls
crusado In tho District of Columbia.
Today Mls3 Meyor turned In $35 as
the result of her sale of 3,500 stamps
on Saturday.
1,500 Progressives Are
Given a Warm
Chicago, Dec. 9. Progressives in
Chicago prepared to welcome Theo
dore Roosevelt and 150 other men
prominent in tho party from New York
and Now England today. The train
bearing this delegation was expected
to arrive at noon.
A preparatory reception had been
arranged for the delegates, who to
morrow and Wednesday will attend
tho National Progressive conference,
at which more than 1,500 delegates
are expected to bo In attendance.
State delegations from all over the
country were expected to arrive today,
among thorn being many women
National Chairman Joseph M. Dixon
and Secretary O. K. Davis aro report
ed to have left Washington In time to
have Joined tho special for the west.
George W. Perkins, GifTord Pinchot
and ids brother. Amos Pinchot, andl
former Governor Miguel Otero of New
Mexico, are among tho delegates here.
Warns Public Against
Misleading Money
Trust Reports.
Washington, Dec. 9. When the
committee began the hearing on the
money trust investigation today,
Chairman Pujo made the following
"In resuming this inquiry tho com
mittee feels that the many unauthor
ized, misleading and inspired reports
that havo been circulated concerning
its work and plans should be correct
ed and that tho public should be
warned against placing any credence
in them. There has been a consist
ent hostile offort in certain directions
to embarrass the inquiry. No state
ments have or will be made or au
thorized on b'ehalf of the committee
at any time except such as maj be
openly announced at tho hoarings.
Sheer Fabrications.
"At no time has there ever been
any friction, misunderstanding or dif
ference, either among the members
or with or between counsel Tho ut
most harmony has prevailed from tho
beginning, and the reports to the con
trary have been sheer fabrications.
Nor is there any authority for the
persistent published report as to pro
posed remedies or legislation The
question has never been before the
committee and it would bo premature
to consider it. The committee is not
yet in possession of the facts on
which to base a judgment. It has
barely reached the threshold of the
inquio, so that any opinion as to its
action Is decidedly premature, to say
the least.
"Attention is called to the an
nouncement mado at the outset of
the hearings last May, and since fre
quently repeated, that the terms of
the resolution under which the com
mittee is acting cannot be fully car
ried out unless, or until, congress
shall have enacted tho bill that has
passed the house and Is now pending
in the senate, removing all existing
doubt as to tho power of the com
mittee to inquire Into the part. If any.
that Is played by the national banks
In tho alleged concentration and con
trol of money and credit.
Committee Will Push Work.
"Meantime the committee will press
forward with the other heads of the
inquiry with tho view of submitting
an intermediate report accompanlod
by such recommendations as may be
deemed wise.
"The postponement over tho presi
dential campaign was taken pursuant
to tho frequently announced determi
nation that this important investiga
tion should not be subject to tho crit
icism or suspicion of being In any way
influenced by or connected with po
litical exigencies."
Six-Day Bicycle Races
Start at Madison
Square Garden.
ew York, i3ec. 9. All records had
been broken this morning at the end
of the eighth hour of the twentieth an
nual bicycle race In Madison Square
Garden. At that time the 15 teams
which started at midnight were tied
at 1S9 miles, 3 laps.
With an entry Hut of fifteen teams
and a track considerably improved in
its construction, this year's Interna-1
tional six-day bicycle race, starting r.t
one minute after midnight in Madison
Square Garden, gave promise of be
ing productive of faster and more in
teresting riding than any of its prede
cessors. The new track, which meas
ures ten laps to tho mile, was built
for increased speed, being banked at
a sharper angle at tho turns, with
broader approaches to the two stretch
es, both of which are shorter than
New Rules Uced.
To avoid unnecessary delays in
changing partners and "loafing" under
tho pretext of unavoidable accidents,
the rules governing the race were
changed so that any team not repre
sented through accident or design af
ter the others have covered ten laps
shall be penalized the distance which
it may have lost. Judges and Inspect
ors havo instructions that Intentional
delays caused by so-called accidents,
shall not profit the offenders.
Riders Get Cash Prizes.
Last year the riders demanded that
tho ensh prizes be arranged on a per
centage of the gate receipts and the
winners were dlssatlsrlcd with tho re
sult. This year the nine leading
teams will receive cash prizes as fol
lows: First. $1,600; second, $1,000; third,
$800; fourth, $700; fifth, $500; 3lxth,
$400; seventh, $300; eighth, $200.
ninth $100.
In addition, about $6,000 In bonuses
will be divided among the riders.
Many of the entrants aro voterans
at the game, but new blood will be In
lused Into this contest and the for
eign clement Is strongly represented.
The starters were:
American team Frank Kramer,
Jimmy Moran.
Australian-American team Jackio
Clarke. Fred Hill.
Australian team Ale Greeiida, Ern
ie Pye.
Gorman-American team Walter
Rutt. Joe Fogler.
New York-Melbourne team Eddie
Root, Paddy Hehlr.
Irish team Grassy Ryan, Lloyd
French team Oscar Egg, Andro
Swiss team Paul and Frank Su
ter. Iowa-Long Island team John Bo
dell, Worthiugton Mitten.
Dixic-Now York team Bobby WaV
thour, Georgo Cameron.
Boston team Fete Drobach, El
mer Collins.
California-New Jersey team Percy
Lawrence, Jake Magln.
New Zenland team Jumbo Wells,
Gordon Walker.
Providence-Jamaica team Alvin
Loftcs, Clarence Carman.
French-Italian team Marcel Ber
thet, Maurice Brocco.
(Selling Prices.)
Ogden, Utah, Doc. 9. Butter
Creamery, extra, in cartons, 30;
creamery, firsts, 33; cooking, 30;
ranch, 29.
Cheese Eastern, 21; Utah, IS;
Y. A., 19.
Eggs Per caso of 30 dozen, $8.00;
ranch, $11 00.
Sugar Beet, $6.00; cane, $C20.
Wheat Prices Sag.
Chicago, Dec. 9. Reports that Ar
gentina would begin shipping new
wheat before the end of the mouth,
had a bearish effect today on prices
here. Cables from Buenos Ayres tell
ing of fine harvest weather counted
also against the bulls Resting orders
to buy at a decline, however, steadied
tho markcL The opening was a shade
to l-4(Jp3-S lower. May started at 90
90 1-8 to 1-4. a loss of 1-S to 1-403-S,
and sagged to S9 7'890 Corn de
clined on account of the cold wave
and because of larger offerings from
the country. May opened unchanged
at 48 to 4S 1-S11 down and seemed
disposed to keep within that rango.
Oats showed an easy feeling In sym
pathy with other grain. May, which
started unchanged to u sixteenth low
er at 32 5-S3-l to 32 3-4, held at the
last named figures. Good buying car
ried provisions higher. First sales
were unchanged to 5 up, with May at
1S.25 to 1S.30 for pork, 10 25 for lard
and $10 for ribs.
Stocks on Hand Increase.
Now York, Dec. 9. Whatever en
couragement traders roqolved from tho
Improvement In monetary conditions
shown in Saturday's bank statement,
was offset by the usual restrain shown
on "decision days" of the supreme
court, and by the ability of tho bears
to force liquidation in low priced in
dustrials. Less attention was paid to foreign
news, and the local market, after
wavering at tho outset, yielded in
sympathy with the hammering of sev
eral issues. Reading and Lehigh Val
ley, while quiet, covered a great deal
of ground, and copper shares reflected
the prevalent opinion that the month
ly figures would show a large in
crease In stocks on hand.
Bonds were steady.
New York, Dec. 9. Raw Bugar
firm, muscovado, .S9 test, $3 55; cen
trifugal, .90 lest, $1.05; molasses, .S9
test, $3.30. Refined, steady.
"Look at this beautiful castle."
"Don't bother me. How can-1 read
the guidebook if you keep postering
me to look at rocks and castles?"
Kansas City Journal.
If a woman hasn't anything else to
worry her, she can claim that her hair
is coming out by the handful.
Senator Works Says I
Both Teddy and Taft
Deserved Defeat. H
Washington, Dec. 9. In a speech H
today upon his resolution for a con- :H
stitutional amendment that would pro- M
vide a single oix-ycar presidential jH
torm. Senator Works of California,
Identified since his entry Into tho
senate with the Progressive Ropubll- Bfl
can faction, made a strong criticism H
of Theodore Roosevelt and the Pro-
grcsslve party for their affiliation H
with Georgo W. Perkins and other H
representatives of large corporations. H
Senator Works said both Roosevelt BJ
and Taft deserved defeat. He assert- H
ed that Roosevelt, when President, ;
had withheld action nsatnnt the Ha-- H
vestor trust, with the natural result
that Mr. Perkins had been one of tho M
chief Roosevelt backers in the fight H
this year for tho Progressiva nomlna- H
Uons. and, with equal emphasis, said M
that President Taft had "lost the re- H
spect and good will of many good pcc- M
pic by going upon tho stump against M
Colonel Roosevelt." ftV
President's Office Corruptly Uced. H
The attack upon Roosevelt came la Bfl
connection with Senator Works' no- IH
serlion that the President's oWo had IH
been used td prevent adrcrso action M
against corporations. fl
"We aro not without criooaco of
auch action on succeeding elections,"
said Senator Works. "The great Hav- IH
vostcr truBt, one of tho worst and IH
most oppressive of its kind, was sig- H
nally favored by Mr Roosevelt when IH
President in this respect. It was not IH
prosecuted for violation of the Sher- IH
man anti-trust law becau6o Roosevelt H
ordered otherwise. What was thonat- M
ural result? When Roosevelt again H
became a candidate, George W. Per- H
kins again became his supporter and M
chief backer. Perkins was interest- H
ed In the Harvester trust. Perkins H
knew by actual demonstration that his H
company would bo safo against just H
prosecution if Roosevelt were elected, H
unless he should change his mind. And H
he would much less likely change his H
views if the Harvester trust or Its H
stockholders should lend him their H
support. H
Does Not Imply Bad Motive, H
"I am not saying that Mr. Roose- H
velt acted out of improper motives in H
dealing with '"file" Harvester trust or U
tho S tool trust He may have been
perfectly satisfied that tho course ta- H
ken by him was the proper and just
course. I call attention to these In-
stances of presidential favor and what H
followed them as illustrating the pow-
cr that exists In the hands of a Pros- H
ldent in his first terra, to securo his
election to a second term. H
Facts brought out in the senatorial
Investigation of campaign expend!-
lures were cited by Senator Works to H
show the extent to which "trusts and
their millionaire stockholders" had
contributed to campaign contributions,,
Ho declared that "prlvjlego seeking
corporations support the public off!-
cial who will grant them privileges "
Both Old Parties Guilty.
"The Investigation of campaign con-
tributions lately held has expressed
some of tho darkest pages of tho po-
litlcal history of the country," he
declared. 'It has revealed tho un-
pleasant facts that tho money used
for campaign purposes, both by Re-
publicans and Democrats, in past
years was supplied almost wholly by
men interested In the large corpora- I
tlons that were amenable to punish-
ment under tho anti-trust law.
New Party Tainted. t I
"Tho new Progressive party was
tainted in the very beginning by put
ting itself in the hands of tho same
interests. It was managed and fi
nanced by promoters, corruptlonlsta
and trust magnates. In all theso cases
money was contributed to secure tho
election of a man who, If elected,
would be entrusted with tbe power of
determining conclusively whether or
not they should bo prosecuted No ,
matter whether It was so undorstood j
or not, It was nothing more nor less I
than buying Immunity from such pros- j
ocutlon." I
Harrlman Contribution. j
Senator Works referred to the eo
callcd Harrlman contribution In tho
campaign of 1904, a fund which Har-
rlman said Roosevelt had asked him ,
to raise, but which Colonel Roosevelt 1
has testified was raisod on Mr. Harri-
roan's own initiative, j
"It Ik not very material which was
right, or whicb was wrong," said Mr. J
Works. "Harrlman received his re- j
ward whether the money was rai6od
for that purpose or not. Suits by Uic J
government were at that very time J
pending against some of his corapa- y
nies and aftor his contribution they j
were dismissed. His roads wore oth-
erwlEo favored oy tho Prosldont that
his money holpod to loct"
A slnglo presidential term. Senator i
Works raid, would provent the use of
patronage and the power of office in
tho way It Is now used. He urged
that campaign contributions only bo
mado by tho state or nation, declaring
that "large campaign funds, however
raisod, nro a dangerous menaco to
the freo Institutions of the country."
Mr. Works, In conclusion, aald It ,
would havo boen much better for tho
country If President Tait nnd Colonel , m
Rooaovolt had been ineliglblo for ro- '
ITV.MJUSMA rTfvllfalVirV Scientific Lecturer. Highlyrec- PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
HEAR OlFiSilH I. III1IJ1HJ ommended by P; p.cito tomorrow evening at 7:SO j
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