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mi 1ARM BRYAN THREW THAT BRICK? 1. TUFT AND THE RIGHTS OF LABOR His Friendly Views Accepted as a Classic Interpretation of Law. COULD DO IF ELECTED ?ould Ride His Hobbies Despite fa Republican Senate and House. 'LAUSIBLE ARGUMENT REFUTED WA&E-EARNER'S MAGNA CHARTA , . Mai , -ii' - '-rX rflulltitlnlly the Only ricn Offered in Behalf of llio Democratic Cmidldnto Shown to He as False As It Js Shameless At Once an Apology and nn Indictment. Ono of tho mostv freouont and wungly plauBiblo arguments in bo X of Bryan's candldncy Is that as SldDBt Of tho Unltntl Hfntna hn "Id do no harm, because tho Sen- " ana tho Houso also, if Ropubll c 1, would prevent him from having 1 own Way. Would any sane bust r 33 man In the United States ontor t" n euch a suggestion? Ho would ' ct It Indignantly nnd rebuke tho r iaon making It "What!" ho would r - lalm '"Place an untrustworthy 1 raon In charge of my affairs and trust to others to soo that ho 13 not ctldwed to Injure mo? Tho very a is an insult to my common 6 nso!" Yet day In and dav out, In news paper articles, speecbos and talk be- ttf efttt mnn Jltlfl mnn lha nrrnimnnt ''Sfc& have quoted is applied to the ramst onice in the United Statos, jv office tho holder of which nos hes more nower. for cood or ill. than anv king or emperor, and who cn oven by a more utterance, effect U f-alculable ovil to businoss Interests tf "-oughout the United States. It is 6 t.stantlallv the only plea offered in s i air or Bryan to tho business men jf tho roiinfrv. nnd tho iinrslntnnpn 'h which It Is ropoatcd suggosts that tbusp who present It think it Is haying some effect, or perhaps tov'vrh Is mor likely it Is the onlv a they dare to present, conscious they nro of the utter unfitness of r candidate nnd of the futility of king to gain support for him on h merits as a public man. it is a false plen, as false as It is ineiess Bryan In the White Iisp rould be nnd would bo for long years the most dangerous and plague tho business Intor- h of this nation hftvo ever encoun- fed The lack of ballast in his no- ll"3l career up to date, hjs weather In veering to this or that point of p comoass to catch a promising I'ZP- 1ms Hcfhtninf. nnmoramitt a ra one political hobby to another. w plagiarism of any,novelty that ho ink nav attract tho thoughtless these foreshadow the instability his course should he achieve the of his ambition and prove the -iac that his vrv presence in the lit-1 Hovse would be to business k"f3t- Uhr Sonata nor House could lv- nt htrn from doing irromodiable aim business mon who had h d coJvp.l into accentlnj? him as rmirt would have abundant time n lc?cure to renent. pWbat a contrast between the can- ,-tn wbosp strongest ploo Is that, . iretea nn would bo unable to do Thi'ig oiv bad becnuso Congress - H not let him. and William H. t r w horn Preeldont McKJnley 1, "I am sending Tnft to tho Phll- t nu"5 because he Is the broadest n I'd most unselfishly bravo man I ' 'iw and bpcause lie will carry tho t ili'll if lha PniiBtUiillnii nf tl. TT-1 lftd S'ces in his verv Ulood" Taft. lrf statesman, held in ostcem tpugnout the clvillsced world; tho luogp ana modest, sincere gen- 8u tun, 3b oru writer fio- w imiu. oi me Knignmooa un- w'iMi the honor and stroncth of tr t nation must be shielded In 'UMmiK peare as la opep war." No- i -'ps(g that Will am H. Taft d n d d Congress to watch him, in it un act or his would bo a nr or a menace to tho business j t-.,.bf8 of law abidlns citizens. No- V T has anv doubt that Tnft no Pmn. i.t wo ild be guided solely by his lv of dutv, without regard to the a (n of his acU on IiIh political or h teonat fortune In brief, nobody lv ijd da p to present in behalf of I ft the plea which Is at onco an rpuiip. ror ana an tniiotmont of tan L Mi mi s "fmMW wm -r 4 -nushnel From Cincinnati Times-Star. MR. TAFT ON RANK GUAR- ANTY. Evplodes Aryan's Pet Proposl k tion In Speech at Mlnneap- oils, September 20. CONTINUE THE PARTY IN GERMAN-AMERICANS TRUE POWER THAT DOES THINGS , TO THEIR PRINCIPLES This would seem to be an unpro pitlous occasion for tho appeal to tho spirit of unrest and dissatisfaction which certain political eloments are My Information wlth.resnect maKing, "Turn out tho party in Their Vote Assured to Taft and Sher man, Who Stand For Xatlonal Honor, Credit nnd Progress. The German Is, as a rule, a good MR. TAFT AND REVISION ,-' OF THE TARIFF Declares American Wage-Earners Should Not 1)0 Compelled to Com pete With Free Trade Labor. In tho course of his sneech in Sioux .., tU M U.V, M P.UWI I ,-,. . -. to tho Oklahoma system Is that power" is the burden of their demand, business man. He believes In tholj'.11 ooptoniDor 29 Mr. Taft denned x it is ooeloplns as might be ex- Jot never was mere a time wnen tne goia stanuaru wnicn uryan aoea -."". nw iunuuu ui w pectod. I have a correspondent party in power had such a magnificent not; he believes In protection for rort8'n with characteristic frank- who Is Intimately acquainted record to Its credit a record Of American Industry which Bryan ncf,-r He 8a'(,: with the conditions in Okla- things accomplished a3 well as prom- docs not he bollevea In oxpending . . ; own Impression, without be- homa. In a lottor of Soptem- ised. Against this record the appal- the money or the Government for tho " familiar with the schedules as nn her 22, 190S, in speaking of the lants havo only promises. i benefit of all the people. In tho rural JIcrt,l. Hint In most cases the opcrn- effect of the guaranty of deposit For eleven years tho Republican free delivery, the Irrigation of arid Uon t,,.c protective tariff has been law. ho uses the following Ian- Party has been establishing this rec- lands,, the preservation and utlliza- rmai, the cost of production has guage: ord, year after yoar In admlnistra- tion of our forests, the improvement ".con reduced, nnd therefore the re- "Conditions In Oklahoma aro ' t,0,n Congress after Congress In en- of agriculture and other groat public vision with repect to those schedules growing worse than was ex- actmont. Thero Is no reason to ap- services, which Bryan, according to ,ul,l "c uownwarjl. There arc n pected on account of tho recent pronona tnat tlioro will be either fal- the political platform to which ho . pvij jmw, n nm no ucu decision thore whereby it was torlng or failure as long as the party .-has-subscrlbed. regards as "uuneces-, cjiauge has !Kcn place, Indeed the decided that tho Bank Commis is kopt in full power. But It must ar? and wasteful." have all It will not ' elinhfie In thufai.se lias been the other branchos 0f tho Government. Tho prospect that Bryan would be ! "'"' J,ml (" t,,at respect probably the it do to give the Republicans nominated drew bitter nrotests from 1 ta,l' o'-K'1' to w raised." tho Sonate and tho Presidency and leading Germans and German news-' . In,Jaf eranco Mr. Taft explains deny them the House. (papers, including tiie newspaper cori-' h. difference botween the tariff pol- luuweciionui auomocraucaouse oi trouca by uiuuer, tho prosent Dem- Representatives this fall would mean cratlc campaign troasuror, who do- deprlvlng the. Republicans of power clared that ho would never support of action without vesting It at the the advocato of free silver and repu- aamu uino in any owier party. 'ur- dlation, and othor vagaries offensive thormfire. it would relieve both par- to the sound Judgment and honest ties of responsibility to tho people, character of German-Amorlcans. The sionor had no right to refuse to k grant a charter to parties pro- prosing to organize a bank. As -k k an instance, in a town of -less than 500 people as many as four banks have been organized. Ap- i k plication is now In for the or- ganization of a fourth bank In k one town of only 470 population. k "Men whoso past record Ar nrnvftil thftm frr hn Inrnmnotonf -t am mu?a?fH In tho hnnUinir ' SO that Whon the next general Olec- fact that Mr. niddnr hns seen fit to business and getting In control 1' camB around, the Presidential change his attitutdo toward the can- oi oaniung institutions. t;K ii w It I OF SI'KKCH. Sir people are keenly alive to the pile interost and oompetont fcr tho .Mission of public questions, fix- mon of oplni6u is froe as tho air rcatho Respedt for law 13 gen- '-r, uisrcgara 01 11 is mo rare cx- ccbtion I havo jr knowledge of one Instance where a man was engaged in n unsiness some years ago and k failed. He wont to another town is and engaged in the same line of business in his wife's namc.v tt uui cuuuuciup n?r luimrs in sucn k an unbusin'oBsllko way that she -k I failed. Somo tlmo afterward he -k I k went to Oklahoma Territory and ' k started a small State bank, but I -k found he could. not succeed and sold 10 other parties and luft the Torrltory. A few months aco. k libwover, ho returned and start- k ed another State bank, advortis- k ing that the depositors are se- -k k cured under the Stute guaranty k law, and after sixty days' opefa- tion he now has over $100,000 deposits. I have it from tho -k k best authority that ho now pro- -k k poses to start fifteen new State -k nyfTuY root on frbhdomJ bankS.uirUBho-,t tll2 sVat0 two 1L OF SPKHCir """''(J of which havo already beon or- k ganlzed, and ono now doing businoss. k-kk-kkkk-kkk-kk-kkk-k-k Jl Irvan saving banks aro being led out at the Democratic nn. ItrqpHt headquarters. Does a guarau- Iton deposits go with them? , A CIIANqu IK STVJiKS. fFrom Judge) . William Taft is l'rumlivit li!.lm Ir. teUies will chango. No one of ua will then train down too fine. 6 Kckes will begin to fluff, and ore Jhev B'i tliwr rounda tno will liiue to tip tl10 swIm at' full two hundrnl nnnmla r- -w Irwin will not havo to bant in one fftty C jan nmble out and sing, when Ttyt ' wen of every shape and size yill ujda 1 thensschea awoj-, piiow cneewi wii 00 tabooed, a I dicta ba rassc. . lat hot fate will bo mobbod. Eaqh Bin wk jove iniwt oe sue li quiver In our arras In rotund c sia v klbfiiud oeronauU muat steer b4. HiUht nlftHi in double beds, when li' 4 i'ifuJunt. tj rati. n will not bo confined to ri n fovt uuimon people will have eor. Ill at too. li tjro to worry, though In debt ,j. y ojiiiic. : 1 " nsi) d worry, ui w t l" n stylo i i time re roitusg aaa v3 ll.kiill itreuttt lthaa PRESIDKNT CJOMPERS AND THH DE510CRATIO PART1T. (From the Wage Earnor.) President Samuel Gompors has al lied himself with Bryan and tho Dem ocratic party. Has ho acted wisely? Tho majority of the Democrats in tho National House of Representa tives como from tho South. Tho Sou.t,h la nn. gnomy ofunkm la bor and believes In clilld laooc. . Spmo Southern States have no laws regulating the hours of labor for womo"h and clilldron, and somo have regulations that aro not onforcod. Whnt doos Gompors oxpoct from a party dominated by tho South? What benefit can tho rank and fllo of labor recolvo by following Presi dent Gompors politically? The Democratic Party. Senator T. P. Gore, Democrat, of Oklahoma, now n Bryan spellbinder, In a spaecb delivered at Dallas, Toxaa, In 189C, said: "Tho trouble with the Democratic party is it Is 11 party of statesmen, without statesmanship, patriots without patriotism, heroes without heroism. Their policy begets farmers without farming, laborers without labor, freemen without freedom. "The Fifty-second Congress bad u Democratic majority of 148, and if it redeemed a single pledge, observed a single prom ise, Kopt 'a single command or dischurmd a single obligation made to tho people of the United States.u will quit the stump and retire from tho canvass." "Tho Fifty-second Congress was elected on retrenchment nnd economy, the freo coinage of silver and the repeal of tho Mc KJnley law. In tho matter of economy that Congress exceeded tho Republican $1,000,000,000 Congress by $10,000,000." iclos of tho opposing parties so clear ly that no intelligent voter can mis understand it. Mr. Taft and tho Re publican party recognize that tho tariff should bo revised, and aro pledged to call an extra session of Congross to undertake tho work Im mediately aftor tho Inauguration of the net President. Thoy Insist, how ever, that the" revision shall bo made along lines that will maintain the protectivo principle instead of de stroying it; that the schedules shall Republican Candidate's Judicial De crtjes Acknowledged to He This by tho Ablest Lenders of tho La- s ' bor Movement Ilrynn Voted For Rill Which Shut Factories. Thanks to tho Bthpidity of Mn Drynn and his campaign managers in attacking Mr. Taft's record on lnbor questions, tho loadors of tho great labor organizations havo mado a searching investigation of tho wholo subject, only to bo convinced more thbroughly than over that Mr. Taft, Instead of being hostile to tho Inter ests of wngo-enrnors, hns been their stoadfast and ono of their most pow erful friends. Mr. Bryan's record on tho labor Issuo is meroly an un brokon story of unfulfilled promises and fnlso prophecies. Ho ncvor did a thing directly affecting tho welfare of tho worklngman excopt to help en act tho Iniquitous Wilson-Gorman tariff at 1894, which paralyzed Amer ican Industry, forced tho closing of hundreds of mills and factories, drovo tons of thousands of wago-oarners Into Idleness and brought want and misory to their famlllos. That Is absolutely all that Mr. Bryan ovor did for American labor. The momory of tho ruinous law which he holpod to onnct Is a nhjhtmaro to American worklngmon. Tho record la n roproach to Mr. Bryan. He Is not saying a word about It In this campaign, because he dare not. Chal lenge him to dofend It and ho will squirm llko an angleworm Impaled on a pin. Mr. Taft's rocord on tho labor question Is a record of practical, posi tive rosults As a Judge on the bonch ho gave decisions which for the first time clearly defined the rights nnd prlvllegos of labor organizations un der the law. Ho made It clear that worklngmon may locally form unions: that those unions may combino with ijno nnotfierj jUnt they mvo tho right to maintain funds for those of their mombors whose pay Is considered in adequate; and that thoy may appoint officers to advise thera as to tho course to bo taken in relations with their cmployors. Thus, while administering the law with Joalous regard for the interests of Justico, Mr. Taft rendered a Bervlce to the cause of labor surpassing that of any of his contemporaries on tho bonch. He sot forth the rlghtB and prorogatlvos of organized labor so distinctly that his views have been accepted by all our courts as a claslc intcrpretntion of the law on thoso sublets, in some quarters Mr. Taft'a rulings on labor questions havo been honestly misunderstood, but in oth ors thoy have been deliberately mis represented For that reason the careful examination of the entire mat tor which has followed tho Demo cratic attack upon Mr. Taft'B labor rocord is a most fortunate clroum Btanco. The moro thoroughly It is scrutinized the better for the Re publican candidate. Tho great value to labor Interests of Mr. Taft's Judicial decrees was long ago recognised by the ablest leadars of the labor movement. As illustrating this, the head of one of tho great organizations of railway men said toMr, Taft a fow days ago: "Whon yoiT ma3o your labor de cision wo all thought it was an out- &2 &JSU3KSi ' ? :i? 5TK Afi HHnn JVk. r... . j Yl :"': 1 ana nnu 10 ngnt uouiu. ana tuen -ff? Lth lr(3 trad? ?b,or Pi Eid. through your decision and t Lv ope. aM that there shall be no knr Croai surorlse found that von hn, rROSPEUITlT AND COPPER. (From tho Sprlngflold Republican.) Ono largo copper producer Is ro ported as saying: "If Bryan Is elect ed copper will sell at olevon cents; It Taft Is elected it will sell at fifteen omits." He doe not know, of course, whotuor It will or not, and must be talking for political effect. Bu,t Jt may be observed that copper at one timo sold us high as twonty-flvo cents under Mr. Roosovelt's "busiuose.da Btroylng administration." Cau't vo expect as much prosperity from a Taft as from a Roosevelt admlnlstia-tlon? Democratic or th uo? , election, thpro would bo on one In authority, unpn whom to vent resent ment for falluros. Each party would blamo fho'6thor nnd the voter would not know which way to turn. Tho BonBlblo thing would seem to be to continue in power the party that can do tilings. ThoRopubllcans have shown thomaolvoB able and willing t&do things, and tho things they have done aio""wrlttan broad upon the statute books foj all WW to read. It Is not In oVldonco that the people aro dissatisfied with what the Republi cans havo done. Even the Democrats admit tlwwlgttero. of both iKlalatlon and adnTInlsTratlon ot their opponents. All that tho Democrats can cio is to demand "a change," something dif ferent. Upon analysis their demands resolvo into this ono proposition: "Turn thorn out and turn us in." TJiJs Is very nice for the Democratic fioUtiblanB, but what Id there in It for the people at large? A GOOD EMPLOYER. (From tho St. Louis Globe-Democrat.) For four years Mr. Taft bad charge of 30,000 worklugman at Pan ama, and they unite lajfeying that he 1b a good boss, as weQjms efficient In carrying forwurd the ftiisluess in hand Mr Bryan has boen cxhortinor Mr Tnft to littpp wimn "r.lnln altt m ' lore aro twa l ptard dldate whose nomination ho rogardod as equivalent to dofn.lt Hnna tint mnn j that there has been any general do- seruon on tno part of German-Americans from tho principles of sound monoy and of protection for Ameri can industry. Citizens of German origin, Democrats as well as Repub licans throughout tho United States, aro for Taft and tho policies which Taft represents. Tho Gorman's common senso tells hlra that Bryan is a monaco to busi ness, that his political schemes aro visionary and Impracticable, and that he donends for hln nniv mii,.innni support upon a form of class hatred i6n.3Jj!g to undennJue and break down Amorlcan institutions. or. man-Americans believo in the past and future of the United Statea, in the establishment of which men ot German blood took a most honorable part, and which Germans of a later generation fought bravely to dofond. It is not romarkablo, therefore, that tho German-Amorlcan cannot now bo persuadod to take Bides with a candi date whoso platform is an Indictment of national progress. The German-Amorlcan voto will be for Taft and Sherman, bocauso Will lam H. Taft is reoognlzed by Ger mans ovorywhoro as better oqulppo4 for the Presidency than any prevjpus Presldont before entering upon ojllpe, and becauso Gormans, like all others who have studied Mr Taft and his career, are convinced that lie win arry into the Wbtto House, us Mc- legislation calculated toforoe n Inwnr. Ing of the Amorlcan standard of liv ing. In a. word. Mr. Taft favors tariff .revision in the interost of tariff protection. ' Mr. Brvnn. nn thf ntlinr tinml lo pledged to tariff revision in the in terest of free trado. Ho has openly declared for a tariff for revenue only, nnd that means tho absolute deecruc tion of tho protectivo principle. Ho hold3 that tho Amorlcan wago-earnor Is entitled to no protection from the competition of the choap labor of freo trado countries, but that wagos and tho manner of living In tho United Statos should bo oquallzed with thoso of European workmen. Mr. Bryan's position Is entlroly con sistent with his record. It is In per fect accord with his attitude in Con gress in 1804 whon ho helned to nre- paro the Wilson-Gorman tariff act. which a Democratic Prosldent de nounced as "a creature of porfldy aud dishonor. " That moasuro struck ruin to Amorloan industry and labor. It closed hundreds of mills nnd fac tories, forced tons of thousands of wago-earnpra Into Idlonoss, causod a ruinous decllno in tho prices of all Btaplo commodities and created a de ficit in the Treasury which compelled tho Government to sell bonds for monoy to moot Its running exponsos. Mr. Bryan's tariff policy, as embodlod in that wlckod moasuro, brought upon American Industry and Amorlcan worklngmon tho most droadful hnrd. ships thoy havo over suffered in time of peaco. Under Its baleful opera tion hope gavo way to despair, want took tho placo of plenty and prosper ity was Buccocaoa uy bankruptcy. Tho history of the throo years covorod by tho Wilson-Gorman-Bryan act is written in the single word: Ruin. The tariff lasuo is Immediately In volved In the present campaign and It may be acourately stated as follows: Taft, Republicanism and tariff re vision based on protection, versus Bryan, Domocracy nnd tariff revision based on free trade. Mr. Taft and Mr. Bryan havo both declared them selves boyond all doubt or question, and noithor seoks to concoal his at titude. Tho case Is fully beforo tho paople and they will vote upon It with their eyos wide opeu. Shall it be protection or freo trade? j to oQr groat surprise found that you uH laid down there the Magna Charta upon which wo could depend fbr tho protection of our rights." Mr. Bryan has nothing for tho worklngmen but nn offering of simply promises nnd a prophecy of disaster. His record Is a blank oxcopt that In one lnstanco he helped to enact a law which struck a deadly blow to labor Interests and drove an army of wage earners Into want nnd despair. Mr. Taft, on the other hand, pre sents a record of honorablo sorvice In bohalf of labor. Ho has holped to establish the rights of labor under the law. Ho has pointed out how tho wago-oarnors of the country may law fully unlto for tholr protection and how thoy may work togothor, ono tradesman with anothor, to promoto their common Interests. Tho story of hla splendid efforts In bohalf of tho wago-earnor will bo read with grati tude long aftor tho name of Bryanlsm has faded from tho memory ot man. TAFT TO LOVERS' RESCUE. Mr Bryan says ho notices that the temper of the people everywhere Is dlfferont from what It was in his pre vious campaigns His other cam-asses Xinley said ho would carry to tho should have demonstrated to him the 'lipping, wjo sum 01 tno Con-1 luuuiy ai trying vj uiuinu puuijcsen jLKa ewes la his mwm from tue iau eua 01 railroad Romance is.qulto as Important to Judgo Taft ob becoming Prosldent ot tho United States, for In the stress ot tho campaign ho finds time to becomo first aid to Dan Cupid. To tho Re publican candidate's kindly Interven tion with prosaic oftlclala In tho War Department Lieutenant Eben Clayton Hill, of the Marine Corps, U. S. A.. nnd Miss Lucy Lovell At water, of Poughkoepsle, were married on tho day set for tholr woddlng. Lieutenant Hill was stationed at Columbus, Ohio, and actuated by a desire to attend his own wedding sought through the meshos of red tapo at the department In Washing ton to obtain leave ot absence to per mit him to do so without avail. Miss Atwator is tho daughter of Edward S. Atwater, a cousin to Mr. Taft. Tho latter was appealed to, and not In vain. With the muoh desired leave ot absence the wedding preparations were hurried forward and everybody waB happy. SENATOR RKVERIDGE ON TAFT'S TRAINING. if if "It is William II. Taft moro than tiny man ovor called to tho -k k leadership of the American peo- 11I0 who has had the best train- -k ing, tho widest experience and it k tho wisest teaching to lit hi in for ir k that glorious but burious task." it it it 13, Mwwma