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THE RICHMOND PALLADIUM AND SUX-TELEGRA3I, WEDNESDAY, MAY 23, 1910.
PAGE SEVE3i MAKING OF BOXES KEEPS THEM BUSY Mills in Inland Empire Work Over Time Because of Big Fruit Crop. CROP VALUE $15,000,000 WILL REQUIRE 10,000,000 BOXES AND THESE WILL FILL 15,675 FREIGHT CARS OR 625 LARGE TRAINS. (Palladium Special) Spokane, Wah., May 25. Mills ii Spokane and throughout the Inland Kmplre are working day and night on apple, peach, cherry, plum and berry boxes, more than 10,000.000 of which each holding 50 pounds, will be re quired to pack the fruit crop In east ern Washington and Oregon, north and central Idaho, western Montana and southeastern British Columbia the coming summer and next fall. Pack ed with fruit these packages would fill 15,675 freight cars, or 625 trains of 23 cars each. The value of the crop Is estimated at from $15,000,000 to $20,000,000, and may reach a higher figure becausd of the shortages re ported In middlewestern states. Fully 3.000.000 boxes will be deliv ered to orchardlsts In the Wenatcheo valley In central Washington and it is predicted that not less than 2,500,000 boxes will bo used in the Yakima val ley. Walla Walla and Okanogan val leys will take up to 1,500,000 boxes while the berry and tree fruit grow ers In the tipper Columbia country say their orchards will run at least 500,000 boxes. ...A million boxes will be deliv ered in the Palouse district in south eastern Washington and western Ida ho, the bine Mountain country and the Spokane and St.- Marios valleys and other nearby points. Other belts in Washington and Oregon have orders in for 1,500.000 boxen. Reports from the fruit belts In the Clearwater countryi In northern Idaho and the Bitter Root country, in west ern Montana, are that the outlook Is bright for record yields of apples and ether fruits and predictions are made that the apple crop this year will be the largest In the history of the coun try, also that records will be made in peaches and cherries. Growers" In the southeastern part of the province of British Columbia report that every in dication Is that the apple crop will be larger this year than ever before in the history of the industry. three tables. Mrs. George Reld and Mrs. Henry Chessman were presented with the favors. After the game a luncheon was served. Mr. and Mrs. John Hewitt will entertain the club next Tuesday evening at their home on Sheridan street. ' JH " Jt ' Jl AUXILIARY MEETING. The Woman's Auxiliary of the Y. M. C. 'A. held a called meeting Tues day afternoon in the Y. M. C. A. building. A number of Important bus iness matters were considered. J J J AID SOCIETY MET. The East End Aid society of the First Christian church met yesterday afternoon with Mrs. Thomas King at her home on North Nineteenth street. Arrangements were completed for a market and apron sale to be held Sat urday, May twenty-eighth. The next meeting will be held the second Tues day in the month at the home of Mrs. George Cbrisman in the Ramler flats on South Sixth street. Jt J J TO GIVE MARKET. The Domestic Science association will give a food market at 824 Main street Saturday afternoon beginning at two o'clock. tit" MOTHERS' LEAGUE. Mrs. A. C. Underhill will entertain the Mothers League of Whitewater school, Friday afternoon at three o'clock at her home, 120 North Twentieth street. A good attendance of members is desired. MEETING POSTPONED. The Penny club did not meet this afternoon. The meeting has been postponed until Friday. Mrs. Under hill will be hostess. e. b. DEMOCRATIC SLOGAN (Continued From Page One.) SOCIETY AND CLUB NOTES i Continued From Page Five.) TO NORTH CAROLINA. Miss Alice Newman left last even' Ing to visit relatives in Raleigh, N. C On her return trip she will probably visit relatives and friends In Washing ton. D. C. lt tt IS QUITE ILL. , 4 Miss Mary Ennis is Quite ill at her home, 301 South Fourteenth street. v .J IS IN THE CITY. Mr. Clarence McMahan of Lincoln Nebraska, is in the city the guest of liis parents, Mr. and Mis. E. G. Mc Mahan. 3"2 Randolph street. J & TO ATTEND DANCE. A large number of persons ate ex recting to attend the dance to be giv en this evening in the pavilion at Jackson's "park by Misses Rose Bunk er and Florence Schrof-der, compli mentary, to Mr. Charles Meara of Co lumbus. Ohio, and Mr. Herbert Sene- feld of Brookville, Indiana. Invita tions have been issued for the affair 9t ,4 CLUB NOTES '., DORCAS SOCIETY MET. A very pleasant meeting of the Dor cas society was held Tuesday after noon at the home of Mrs. R. R. Van Zant on North Tenth street. Needle work and social conversation featured the afternoon's pastime. Guests for the afternoon were Miss Haas of Chi cago, and Mrs. Levi of Bay City. Mich igan. In two weeks. Mrs. George Mashraeyer will entertain the society at her home on South Fourteenth street. J j! LITTLE BO-PEEP CLUB. Last evening Mr. and Mrs. John Tillman were host and hostess for a meeting of the Little Bo-Peep club at their home on North Twenty-second street, Sheepshead was .played at THE GOOD PHYSICIAN'S METHOD It Is a small wonder that physicians prescribe an. alterative blood purifier) for so many afflictions, since the blood is so intimately related with every function of the human body. Poisoned, or ' Impure blood, aside from such manifestations as syphilis, catarrh, inflammatory rheumatism, pimples, boils, sores, muddy complex ion, etc., effects the appetitie, the diges tion and the whole human organism. The most powerful and effective al terative known is Dr. A. B. Simpson's VegeteablQ Compound, discovered by a famous physician of Indiana and used In his practice more than forty years ago, ; It has never" failed to cure the most dreadful form of all poisoned, blood (syphilis) and. has of course read ily conquered all the lesser blood dis eases." v. -:;'.. v : Nothing has ever equalled It for giv ing a clear, healthy complexion. - It is sold at $1 per bottle at all drug stores. into privilege for capital, until the cry has become a bitter mockery and the protection itself has become a stone instead of bread. The ldng drawn out injustice done to the consumers of this country by the operation of our tariff laws is at last a matter of common knowledge. The protective tariff Is now admitted to be a tax. The people know that the many are being despoiled for the benefit of the few, and they know that the pres ent high cost of living is largely due to the tariff trust combination. The people know the protective tariff was never intended by its authors to protect American labor, in the sense of increasing American wages. Its avowed original purpose was to pro tect American manufacturers In paying the current and existing rate of wastes wihout being at any disadvantage in competing with foreign manufacturers in the American market. Skilled latTot was then scarce here-and-t here fore dear while common labor was plentiful and cheap. It was not the original pur pose to give the American manufactur er a monopoly of the home market, but he was simply to have a "fair field and no favor." The tariff never raised wages directly. It was never meant to do so, except as it increased the de mand for labor, but when combined with the trust, it seldom does that. In order to raise American wages a tax must be put upon incoming foreign labor, as well as upon foreign goods The only protection American labor ever had from foreign labor was the cost of transporting the latter to our shores, and that same protection the manufacturer had without any tariff law. But if the tariff did increase wages in protected industries, it would be an unfair discrimination against labor in unprotected industries. If there ever was a reason for a pro tective tariff, as republicans claim to believe, it must be admitted that such reason no longer exists, even from the republican point of view; because it is a well known fact that, practically all the "infant industries" have become so big and strong that they are able to send their products to every part of the world, pay the freight thereon. and make a profit on the transaction, while paying, as they always have, the American rate of wages. This means paying just what they are compelled to under the law of world wide labor competition, and not a dollar more! Whatever higher wage, if any, is paid n American labor. . skilled or un skilled, is not the result of the tariff. but is partly due to labor anions and partly to the admitted fact that Amer ican labor is the best in the world- more intelligent, more conscientious and more valuable than any other on the average. The Democratic party offers the true remedy for these sinister evils. these serious abuses and discrimina tions. The lust of riches, corporate greed, encouraged and entrenched ' by the protective tariff, has carried our ship of state far from her traditional moorings. If' we would do justice to the great body of our citizens; if we would return to constitutional govern ment, to a recognition of the indepen dence of each of the co-ordinate branches thereof; if we would do away with the despotism of the "big stick" on the one hand and the des potism of the party machine controlled by an oligarchy of wealth on the- oth er. It is the duty of the" hour to wipe out the present monopoly tariff and ultimately establish in its stead a tar iff for revenue only! We wage no war against capital, however concentrated, if its owners are subject to the laws and not mas ters of the laws. We wage no war on . commercial enterprises, however large, if their managers are willing to "live and let live." We wage no war on the rights of property, but we "de mand that the owners of property re spect the rights of man! We denounce the Payne-Aldrich tariff law as among the worst of a bad lot of tariff laws. Like Its predecessors, it was created by the trusts and for the trusts. Its discriminations violate the spirit of our institutions and outrage our sense of Justice. It makes the rich richer and the poor poorer. It knows- but one Scripture text and to that It is de voted: "To him that hath it shall be given, and from him that hath not. It shall be taken, even that he seemeth to have." That is the religion of the Trnst, monopoly and predatory wealth. Senator Dolliver in a recent speech declared that "so far a3 the public is concerned, this tariff revision in fact carries rates as high or higher than the Dingley law on most articles of general use in the finished condition." He charged that "most of the reduc tions were either so trivial as to be ridiculous, or were on articles not im ported to any extent, or gave increas ed protection to manufacturers by low er duties on raw materials," and he charges that the schedules were cun ningly arranged by his party leaders for the express purpose of deceiving the public. Referring to the much paraded state ment of Preiident Taft that reduc tions were made on five billion dol lars' worth of articles consumed in the United States, while the increases in the law only affected articles con sumed here to the amount of 878 mil lion dollars, most of which were luxur ies, the senator proceeded to expose the deception covered by these fig ures. He showed that in the chemi cal and paint schedules which covered reductions on articles valued at 433 million dollars, two thirds of that val ue was based on reductions on petro- j leum and its products which, being produced in and exported from the United States, the reduction in duty was of no benefit to our people. Of the 128 millions of glassware con sumed and covered by this reduction, he showed that considerable increase was made in the rate on small glass which the common people buy, and that the reductions were largest upon plate and silvered glass used by the wealthier class. In the metal sched ules, he showed that the only relief was to the manufacturers, in raw and semi-crude materials, the finished products remaining the same as the Dingley law. The same was true, he says, of the schedule on wool and its products. Of the 300 millions worth of sugar included in the five billions of reduction values, he showed that the reduction was so trifling as to in sult popular intelligence, and that a ton of sugar must bo consumed to get one dollar of benefit! The rates on agricultural products were shown to be a dead letter, because we are exporters of such things. He de nounced the cotton schedule as "one of the most iniquitous in the law," and declared that there was not only no relief to the consumer in the 60tf mil lions worth of cotton manufactures, which was also included in the bud get of reduction values, but an actual increase in the duty on summer wear for women and children. In the item of "Sundries" reductions are claimed on over 1,700 millions worth of arti cles, while only 100 millions have in creases. The farcical nature of this claim is shown by the facthat the alleged reductions covered over 932 millions worth of bituminous coal con sumed here; but as we produce all of our own coal and have no serious for eign competition, there is no benefit to the masses in that big item. The reduction of five per cent on over 84 millions of agricultural iniplenionts consumed in this country is of the same deceptive character, as we ex ported in 1907 nearly 27 millions of these products, and last year a great deal more. In conclusion, Senator Dol liver said: "A great deal of stress has been laid upon the supposed enlargement of the free list, and yet the only new items on the free list of the Payne Aldrich tariff are hides, a few semi finished coal tar products, radium, works of art over twenty years old, miners' appliances and Brazil cream nuts. If we keep-on revising the tar- i iff upward on finished articles, the difference hetween the values of im portations of dutiable and free goods will inevitably increase, and the av erage rate of duty collected will de crease, even though no new articles are put on the free list. For example, if the rates on all articles now dutia ble were made absolutely prohibitive and the free list allowed to remain as at present, all our imports would, of course, be free, but what would be the effect upon the prices of finished ar ticles and consequent cost of living to the people?" It is not what the American people pay in tariff taxes into the Federal treasury which constitutes the tariff burden that bears so heavily on them. It is the hundred times that amount paid by them in excessive prices to American manufacturers of similar competing and protected goods that is what makes the bulk of that burden. It Is this vastly greater sum, of which the government gets not a dollar, but which, as a result of law, goes into the pockets of trusts and monopolies, bred by this vicious system this consti tutes the gross injustice that cries aloud for redress at the hands of the Democratic party. The Republican party cannot right these wrongs. It is today divided into two hostile factions. They have two plans of action on the dominance of Big Business. The Roosevelt radicals would cure or mitigate this evil by the use of the Big Stick, by arbitrary, autocratic, one-man power. Their the ory of government is to govern to get results regardless of the methods used, regardless of law, tradition or constitutional limitations. Their gos pel is that of the old Jesuits. "The End Justifies the Means." This meth od is full of danger; it is a menace to the future of the Republic. The reme dy is worse than the disease. The conservatives, or reactionaries,' on the contrary, would adopt a do nothing policy. They deny the -existence of the evil. They declare there is nothing to be vired but popular clamor. Their cry is "let well enough alone" and let us alone. Stop discus sion and agitation, and prosperity will abound. President Taft stands half way between these two armies, and is drawing the fire of both. His position is illogical if not impossible. He can not satisfy both the East and the West, because he was supported by them for opposite reasons. Eastern republicans voted for him because he was conservative and judicial, because he would "do away with Roosevelt ism" as the New York Tribune declar ed in the campaign. Western republi cans voted for him in order to "per petuate the Roosevelt policies." He cannot serve two masters, although he is doing a good job of trying. He recog nizes the existence of organized greed and graft, and he is trying to cure them by conciliation and compromise. He is by nature and training opposed to coercion or usurpation he believes in keeping within the bounds of his authority. But he would keep on a friendly footing with his party lead ers in congress, the agents of thespec ial interests; he would favor them with patronage, give them moral sup port, and, by putting them under ob ligations to him. he would try to bring about some substantial measure of reform. This is the old, weak and worn out method of the politician and has long since proved a failure, for it generally results in the reformer, who goes after wool, being short of his own. Congressman Barnard is neither a progressive nor a reactionary. He is a sort of half breed. He is sadly lack ing in moral courage. He would like to run with the hare and hunt with the hounds. He wanted to be suffic iently friendly to Cannon and the ad ministration to get good committee as signments, and control post office Ttti pointments, and sufficiently respon sive to the demands of his constitu ents to secure a re-election. He is like the hunter who aimed his gun "so as to hit if it was a deer and miss if it was a calf." But when he "comes to" after the election, he will find that the gun missed fire and that the "kick" was from just a plain democratic mule. He was renominated by Watson, the standpatters' advance agent, and if elected, will owe his place to the spec ial interests. The democrats have still another way to meet this issue of the people against the trusts. It is the old fash ioned way of honesty and equity. Pres ident Cleveland pointed it out with clearness and courage. He vetoed trust made bills, and gave his reasons. He stood on his presidentl"! preroga tive well within his lawful r'ghts. He repudiated Gorman's bargain with the Sugar Trust, made without his know ledge, and denounced that tariff meas ure as an act "of perfidy and dishon or." He neither swung the Big Stick on the one hand, nor did he coax and coddle congress on the other. He met every issue on its merits, like a big, brainy, patriotic president. He called a spade a spade. He iitade the issue clear. He made the line of cleavage clean-cut. He was not compelled to start an "Ananias Club," to escape self-contradiction. He put the full re sponsibility for the record made upon those who made it. He planted his feel upon the solid rock of truth and honor. He left the results to the fu ture, and long ago his vindication has come from the great body of the Am erican people. Thus the democrats would cure these evils by a return to common justice and to constitutional government, by recognizing that re spect for the rights of others, and that obedience to the law are no less the duty of the president, the tempor ary agent, than to the people, who are the source of his power, as well as all other sovereign powers. I repeat, the republican party can not right these wrongs. It owes its long lease of power, if not its very existence, to the money of the protect ed interests. Senator Beveridge ad mits it was their money, when he de clared that the Indiana republicans "will have no campaign funds this year," why? because he has offend ed these "powers of pillage," because of his protest, not against a vicious principle, but simply against some of the tariff schedules. This admission is most significant and illuminatng. While there are many thousands of sincere republicans who desire to se cure relief from the tariff burden for its own-sake, and for the sake of ab stract justice, the republican party or- CHICHESTER S PILLS THE 1IAMX BBAD. a ft box Ts Untfltl. Ask for 11 1. CI U3I.V BRA Ml 1MLL. f us years known as Best, Safest. Aim Reliable SOLO BY DRUGGISTS EVERYWHERE II in R.4 and aiaia ...uZJ ) , sealed with Blue Ribbon. TX ke mo ether. Bur mt V IKM-TFH n AT CONKEY'S "THE PLACE YOU GET THE MOST CHANGE BACK." PHONE US. The distance to our store Is the distance to your phone, use our free delivery. TALCOLETTE, an improvement in talcum powder. CAMERAS and SUPPLIES. We do amateur finishing. CON KEY DRUG CO., Cor. 9th and Main Streets "If It's Filled at Conkey's, It's Right." ganization the machine, if you please is so bound down with obligation to plutocracy; is so hardened at heart; is so permeated with the lust of wealth and power; is so debauched by vanity and greed that self reform, and self purification are Impossible. President Taft himself, however good his inten tions, is notoriously at the mercy of this selfish and merciless machine. At its demand even he was compelled to humiliate, if not stultify himself, when after promising the people tariff reduction, he was forced to equivo cate, apologize and even defend the present law as "the best tariff law (Continued on Page Eight.) HOUSEHOLD CLEANING NEEDS You will find that we have anything you might need dur ing the housecleaning days to beautify the home, such as Jap. a-Lac, Gold and Silver Paints, Enamel, Feather Dusters, Moth Balls, Etc. Clem Thistlethwaite Drug Stores 8th & N. E St. 8th & S. 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