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THE SOUTH BEND NEWS-TIMES
s.vrrnnAY, octoiii:k n.
BAHHHART AND
SHIUELY TO SPEAK
HEBE OCTOBER I
Date For Rally Changed and
Beveridcje Gets 26th Mil
burn Speaks at North Liber
ty and Walkerton.
Announcement Friday
night that en. Benjamin F. Shive
ly and Congressman Henry A. Farn
hart. both democratic numiiH-fn for
re-election, who were Lill-1 for South
Hend on the nU'ht of Oct. 2G will
fceak at the Oliver opera hou.se, Wed
nesday evening, Oct. -S. This
change obviates Senator Hhively and
Congressman Harnhart, democrats,
and Albert J. HeveridKe, progressive
nominee for United states senator,
sieaking in Houth I'enl on Monl;iy,
Oct. 2 1. Lleveridge now has the date.
Two larse. crowds heard Robert M.
Milburn, democratic nominee for at
torney general of Indiana jpeak at
North Liberty and Walkerton Friday
afternoon and night and the speaker
disclosed many interesting facts in his
address relative to the status of the
democratic party regarding the keep
ing of its promises. Mr. Milburn was
accompanied on the trip to North Lib
erty and Walkerton by democratic
nominees for county cfijes, several of
whom also gavu short talks at each
of the meetings.
In his addresses Mr. Milburn cov
ered many points of the democratic
administration which have been at
tacked by its opponents. The sub
stance of the talks proved he misrep
resentation of the propriety of sev
eral important laws which have been
passed by democratic legislation. In
referring to the Wilson tariff law and
its benefits compared with past
statutes of the same nature, Mr. Mil
burn said:
Jarty Has Kept Faith.
"What accounting can the demo
cratic party render of its steward
ship? What proof can it make that
it has kept the faith? In the first
place it has given the people the best
tariff law since the Walker tariff of
IS 16. The only tariff law in that time
that was not written by the special in
terests. Xo tariff law ever did more
for the farmer, the business man or
th laboring man. No class was dis
criminated against. Jefferson's policy
f 'Kqual and exact justice to all men,
of whatever state or persuasion, spe
t ial privileges to none' was followed
out.
"Where duties have been removed
or reduced on one product of the
farms, they were removed or reduc
ed n five or six manufactured arti
cles at the same time. Many reduc
tions on things we have to buy have
already come and many more would
have come by this time had it not
been for the Furopean war, which,
not even the "Wise men of the east
could foresee. It will lie recognized
by every fair thinking man as an hon
est effort on the part of the demo
eratic party to relieve the people from
unjust burdens and unequal condi
tions, without inflicting injury upon
any honest business.
"The making of the tariff by the
consumer was a new departure in
legislation. The McKinley bill, the
Dinghy bill, the Payne-Aldrich hill,
and in fact every tariff enacted by
he republicans, were by their very
nature rank discriminations against
the interests of the farmer, the la
borer and the small business man. be
cause in the main, the juice of the
products of farm and labor are de
termined in the marts of the world.
The surplus of our farms goes to oth
er countries and is determined by the
law of supply and demand.
"No tariff bili can protect you in
the thing you sell abroad. Hut the
consumer was turned over by the re
publican tariff policies, bound and
gacgetl to have his pocket picked and
his raiment stolen by the tariff barons
trusts r.nd monopolies, the legitimate
spaw-i of that sort of ;t system. The
1 oof man's necessities were taxed
higher and the rich -man's profits
Were multiplied. It was the old game
of 'Heads I win and tails you lose
President Wilson sai.l of this bill:
Quotes PnMilrnt Wil-oiu
" 'Wi' have set the business of this
country free from those conditions
which h:ivo made monopoly not only
losible. hut in a sense, easy and nat-
n ral.'
"Hut they say, l.Ooo.OOo busheh of
corn have com in the last year from
Argentina, and l.HeOH pounds of
beef have beea shipped, and 'tilt4 bogy
man will' t:t you. if you don't watch
out. We raised, last year 2.".(00,ur'(it-
too bushels of corn and io.ut.ono.OOO
thM bushels of wheat. What does l.
Jec.rqo) bushels more or Uss of those
products amourt to? It wouldn't
feed the hogs of Indiana over night.
The outh Ameriean has yet to he
born who can eompete with the Indi
ana farmer in the raising of wheat and
corn, and the price is certainly high
enough to satisfy any reasonable man.
In Chicago, last week. wheat was
quoted at Sl.Ov 1-2 a bushel; corn at
TTc; oats :u tM- a bushel: hay at 17
a ton; cattle at 11c a pound, and hogs
$..:;." per hundred pounds, the high
est average for prices since the i il
war. ar.d the Chicago News announced
in its headlines that "The cable news
indicates that the American farmer
an dic tate the price- of urain.' "
At Ijkci!le and Wyatt.
Mr. Milburn. with a party of county
nominees will go to Iakcville this
afternoon and to Wyatt this evening
where democratic rallies v.lil be held.
The meetings in the smaller towns
have been we 11 attended and up to ex
pectations, ace'ordinf? to reports from
those who have- bee n in touch with the
, situation.
Arrangements have' been complet
ed for a democratic meeting to be held
at Washington hall on Wednesday
night. Oct. -'1. fJeorge Hands, state
representative, will be one of the
principal speakers at the meeting
while a number of county candidates
will be present.
Mishawaka democrats are prepar
ing for the meeting which will be ad
dressed by Thomas Duncan, president
of the Indiana public service commis
sion, to be held in the hiph school au
elitorium on Tuesday night, Oct. 20.
Previous plans were to hold the meet
ing in the Textile building but the
committee has se cured the use of the
high sche.nl and Mr. Duncan will
speak there. Reing the head of one
e.f the most important commissions in
the state which deals with matters
vital to every citizen, Mr. Duncan
promises to prove an attraction as he
will talk on those subjects with which
the voters are in close touch.
PO OT SCORED BY
FIFERS DEFENSE
Two Witnesses Testify to See
ing Joseph Smith, Accused
by Fifer, at Armory on Night
Druggist Was Shot.
WATERED STOCKS
HURT RAILROAD
Frenzied Finance Had Much to
Do With Wrecking of Rock
Island False Entries Made
in Books.
A decided pe.Int was scored yester
day afternoon by the elefense in the
trial at Klkhart of Floyd Fifer for the
murder of Emanuel Fink. Clarence
Custer, a member of the local national
guard, testified that he saw Joseph
Smith at the Co. F. armory on the
nigh' of the murder. According to
Fifer's confession Smith was with him
on the night of the shooting. Custer's
testimony was corroborated by Claude
McMillan another member of the na
tional guard.
The admission of this testimony was
the first success of the defense in its
effort to prove that Fifer's confession
was obtained while he labored under
undue influences. Cross examina
tion by the state failed to shake
either man's story. When Attorney
Peak introduced, the witnesses stren
uous efforts were made by the state
to kee p out their testimo ny. The jury
was excused while Peak and Mont
gomery argued the matter before
Judge Harmon. The court ruled in
favor of the elefense.
Tn the attempt ef the defense, to
prove an alibi for Fifer, witnesses who
atteneled the revival services at the
Linden av. Christian church em the
night e.f the shoe. ting were examined.
Among these was the evangelist Frank
Massey. He said he could not tell
owing to the crowds whether Fifer
w;is present or not.
Harry Mclnnes and John Ehrhart
testified that they saw Fifer at the
revival services but could Aot recall
the night. He.wever, they said it was
on the night that a Mr. McWilliams
went forward. Harry Murray testi
fieel that he saw Fifer between the
hours e.f 7 and 7: HO em the night of
the shooting but not afterward.
Character witnesses included a
physician and Councilman from War
saw, two women from South. Hend and
a school teacher from Wars iw. All
testified to the good character of
Fifer.
Court adjourned until Monday.
WASHINGTON, Oct. 17. Frenzied
finance figured in the wrecking of
the Ke.ck Island railroad.
This became evident Friday at the
investigation of that road's affairs
before the interstate commerce com
mission. Keckless dissipation of the Itock Is
land railroad's assets in extravagant
salaries, campaign contributions and
shady business transactions were
pointed out.
Watering oi stock anel false entries
in boeks of te company were two
salient charges advanced by Fred C.
Sharood, an expert accountant of the
interstate commerce commission, who
was on the stand most of the day.
H. L,. Hine, president of the First
National bank of New York, who took
the stand towarel the close of the ses
sion, was characterised "a dummy di
rector" of the Roc'c Island Railway
company by Chief Counsel Joseph-W.
Folk of the commission.
"You believe it is the duty of a
director who is a trustee of the stock
holders money to look after the big
interests to the detriment of the lit
tle fellow," insinuated Folk.
"Not exactly that," said Hine, "but
I look after the controlling interests.
I am not takin- care of stray sheep."
Here is the way as shown by the
evidence that the Reeel-Moore syndi
cate controlled the Rock Island rail
road: They got contr 1 in 1901'.
Holding ' companies were organized
in New Jersey and Iowa. Employes
of the Itock . Island -were made direc
tors in these two companies. The
holding companies issued together
stocks and bonds to the amount of
$.30,000,000. .This amount was entire
ly dependent on the earning power of
the $75,000,000 capital stock of the
Rock Island company. The New Jer
sey company was called the Rock Is
land company; the holding company
in Iowa was known as the Rock Is
land Railroad company. This whole
scheme was labeled "watering" by
Sharood, the expert.
Chief Counsel Joseph W. Folk, rep
resenting the commission, observed.
"The Rock Island is swimming in
water five times its own volume."
Ily the evidence produced Friday
the commission showed thai, the lioek
Island lost $40,000,300 in two deals
i tiir. ciln 'rf tbn 'Wiser, mid the Chi
cago and Alton.
In the sale of the 'Frisco 535,000,
00 0 was lost.
RECITAL IS GIVEN
AT Y. W. C. A. PARLORS
Conservatory Faculty Presents Pleas
, . ing; Program in First of Series
of Entertainments.
REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS
From the Records of the Indiana
Title & Loan Co.
Joseph Ye eYaete ami wife, to Rose
R. Porter, lot '2'J Caylor's plat, Mish
awaka, ?1.
Otis A. Cerhart to Frank A. Massey,
lots 4 7, 4. 4y and 50, Fairview sub
division, $1.
The St. Joseph Polish Roman Cath
olic Cemetery association to Francis
zek Rarkowski. lots 1 and S3 in the
plat f su. Joseph Polish Roman Cath
olic Cemetery association, $35.
Charles Wins' anel wife to Milo M.
Peddycord and wife, lot 3 Mcllenry's
sub-diision of lots 13 and 14 of A.
CI. Cushing's addition. Si'. 4 00.
Mabel Treanor Wood ami husband
to Malinda Pittmer, lot J. C Kno
block's sub-division of lot 31 Dennis
ton and Fellows addition, S1.C00.
Perry M. Ashley and wife to Stans
laus Rep and wife, lot -6 Kauffman
Place addition. $2,700.
Workingman's Ruilding and Loan
association to Archibald I). Parker,
lot 100 Rose-land park, $1.
Alexis and Joseph A. Coquillard to
Rollin Dunmick and wife. "Tot 274
third plat of Park place. $4 75.
C.eorge Hull to Caroline Schafer and
Rose Schafer. part of block 11 Cot
1 1 oil's first adelition, $475.
Crace A. Dubail ami husband to
The season's course of lectures or
"parlor talks" at the Y. W. C. A.
was opened Friday evening with a
concert by members of the faculty of
the South Rend Conservatory under
Milton R. Griffith, assisted by Esther
Taylor and Paul Anderson.
The recital was altogether delight
ful and was heard by a fair sized
audience. Particularly enjoyable
was the work of Miss Hazel Harris
and that of Miss Valeria Bondurant.
The selections by Miss Makielski were
also rendered with splendid feeling.
The program was as follows:
Duet 'Neath the Stars
Ooring-Thomas
Miss Harris and Mr. Griffith.
Readings The Gravest Rattle
Cuddle Doon ... Anderson
Dooley and the Ia-
grippe Dunne
Miss Marie Roles.
Songs She Rested by the Broken
Brook Taylor
The Sea MacDowell
Someday, Sometime . . . Clark
Ghosts Lang
Jessamy Town Roeckel
Milton B. Griffith.
Piano Solos Poem MacDowell
Barchetta Nevin
Miss Theophila Makielska.
Songs Sunset Ruffell
Songs My Mother Taught. .
Me Dvorak
Miss Hazel Harris.
Piano Caprice Espagnol
Moszkowsky
Miss Valeria BonPurant.
Quartet Lullaby of Life Leslie
Accompanist Miss BonDurant.
ft mil Storm, part of lots 23 and 26
Dubail's first addition. $1.
Kmil Storm and wife to Robert
Henry Storm and wife, same'as next
above. $1.
S.AT31VD
0?$ 81$ 'Sl$
U9tnoA ptra uajy joj rrmg
eptember Sales Established the
tipremacy of the Stuidebaker SIX.
' We have already pointed out that September was the big
gest month in the history of the Studebaker Corporation:
That September Studebaker sales were $4,277,797.92:
That from Atlanta to Minneapolis, from Los Angeles to
New York, the length and breadth of the country, the sale of
Studebaker cars for September, compared to September, 1913,
showed a total average gain of 232 per cent.
This, we believe, demonstrates that the American people
still have the confidence to invest, the judgment to invest, and the
money to invest in d product that is staple, and a company that
is standard and substantial.
It was impressive proof of the confidence of our fellow
Americans in the Studebaker Corporation, as well as in themselves.
Such sales, such national recognition, such prosperity, have
proclaimed with particular emphasis
The supreme position of the Studebaker "SIX".
It means that the Studebaker "SIX" is accepted as the
product of Studebaker character, 62 years in the building.
And the American people themselves have helped build Stude
baker character by endorsing and rewarding it.
Such national endorsement as this throws the white light of
national attention upon the Studebaker "SIX".
The "SIX" is but a feature of the great line of Studebaker
cars for 1915.
And yet, we believe, more Studebaker "SIXES" were sold in
September than any other six-cylinder car in the entire motor car
market-
The splendid Studebaker "SIX" with its maximum
of roominess, elegance, distinction and sterling motor
car worth, with the excellence of Studebaker manufacturing meth
ods and Studebaker character built into it, at a price 1385
possible to the Studebaker Corporation only, has been accepted
once again by the American people as a standard and unquestion
able motor car investment.
And back of the perfect Studebaker "SIX", too, is the asset
and guarantee of "Studebaker Service" the assurance that with
every Studebaker car goes, not merely a motor, but motoring.
Studebaker Service as well as Studebaker Value is an integral
part and product of Studebaker Character.
And the American Nation has already proclaimed the su
Dreme value of that.
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Slndebaker Prices
FOUR Roadjter - 3 985
FOUR Touring Cat - 985,
SIX 5-Pawtager - - . 1385
SIX 7-Pauenger - - 1450
F. O. B. Detroit
DETROIT
Applying to AH StndcSakcr Cars
Full floating rear axle with Tim km Searing.
Electric surtung and lighting. Extra ized
tirt. Safety tread the rtar. BuL't-in
windshield, "Oac-maaw type silk mohair
top. Crown fender.
N-102
Studebaker Corporation, Lafayette & Bronson Sts. South Bend, I :d.
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