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danger dt from frm Bryans Brns herelf herefl on the themoitey thenioey
moitey 1 question uttkm and An po f o makes nk It I powlble powlblefor plbp poeiblefiw i imen
for men to vote ote for him who would not notite note i
d ite se e if I there wan ts any doubt dob hbout I1ut tbout the thecurrency t tcr thecurrency 1 1tk
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the tI truth or what wbt on on believes bUees to be betrue betrue I
true The Pot POt Is l not a Democratic Democrtc news newspaper newsI newsIPper newsimper
paper Pper It I opposed vpsed fre fre coinage in J8S6 J8S6and 18 1S6nd j jfd
and fd nd advocated Mote gold standard stanad legislation legislationas i ius
as soon 80n as a the chuns chlnl in the th6Senate Senate made madeich j jMch Isach
Mch ich action acton possible plblo But The Te Post while whileurging whiletrglng hie hieugln
urging ugln the Jlepubllean RepbUen majority In Con Consreaa ConJe Congrees
sreaa Je to put the cxl ex cxlsting ting standard into intothe Intothe intothe
the statutes atatut8 and to provide provl for Its It maln malntcnaiicc malnH maintejssce
tcnaiicc H RC did not hesitate to express epress the thebtllof theMiot thebelief
belief Miot that such action acton would probably probablybrine probablyhring
brine back bck into the regular reglar Democratic Democraticorganization Democrtc Democrtcorpnlzton Democraticorgsniztlon I
organization orpnlzton some of the boilers boler of 3801 3801Is 1S isSh
Is 1 It I not a fact indisputable that this thishonorable thi thishonorable
honorable honorble and courageous action acton does doesremove doesremove oes I Iremove
remove the country eouetr from danger from fromIlryans fromflrysns I
Ilryans Bns heresies on the money mone question questionand quesion quesionnnd questionand
and so makes it possible for men to vote votelor votetor ote otefor
for him who woulfi not do so if there was wasany wasan wasany
any an doubt about the currency Not until untilthe untilthe I
the advocates of 16 to 1 can secure full fulllegislative fUUJogl8Jat1vo fullleislatIvo
legislative power will any an President or orSecretary orSeoretary orSeorotery
Secretary of the Treasury be able to toshako tohllko toshako
shako hllko the nations finances by offering offeringsilver olTerings4iver 1 1stiver
silver as standard money monc In payment of ofnational ofnational
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national obligations If Mr Ir Bryan had hadcome hadcome hadcome
come In as the result of the last Pros Presidential Proslentiftl ¬
dential election he could and would have havepet haepet havepet
pet our finances on the silver basis If IfMr IfMr I
Mr Ir Bryan should come In as the result of ofthe otthe ofthe
the next Presidential election he will take takenn takean I Inn
nn oath that will require faithful execu execution executlon execution ¬
tion of all the laws including the gold goldstandard goldstandard goldstandard
standard law about to be enacted enactedIt
It ought not to be Impossible or ex extromoly extromoi cxtremoly
tromoly tromoi llfllcult for the Courant to un understand undorstand undorstand ¬
dorstand how natural It is for a Demo Democratic Democrotlc Democratic ¬
cratic or a Republican bolter to get back backInto baclcInto backinto
Into his old political 1 olltlcal home when the cause causeof rouseof causeof
of his bolting Is removed It seems to tous tous tous
us more natural naturalfar far less of a strain on onnatural onnatural onnatural
natural Inclination InellraUonfor for gold standard standardDemocrats standardDemocrats standardDemocrats
Democrats to vote for Bryan B an when the theIC
16 to 1 obstacle Is put out of the way waythan waythan waythan
than It was for a million of tariff re reformers reformers reformers ¬
formers to rally to the support of Mc McKlnley McKinley Ie IeKinley
Kinley In 1S96 It9 The Post not being an anorgan nnonan anorgsn
organ owing no allegiance to any party partyIs part partIs
Is treating this question from the stand standpoint standpoint standpoint ¬
point of independence It can easily CQsll see seethe seethe seethe
the possibility of an honest support of a acandidate andldat6 aonndidate
candidate ndldat6 under certain conditions con 1ltlons < by bymen bymen bymen
men who honestly refused to support him himunder himumlcr himunder
under widely different conditions conditionsBut conditionsBut conditionsBut
But It Is good politics olltlcsfor olittcs for the Republi Republicans RepubUcans Itepublicans ¬
cans to pass a gold standard Mil Failure Failureto
to do so o would have cost the party more morethan morethan morethan
than it will lose by the exit of Democratic Democraticallies DemocraticallloB Democraticallies
allies The trend of events political and andfinancial andfinancial andfinancial
financial since ISM 1 has not only justified justifiedbut justifioobut justifiedbut
but commanded such action and if the theRepublican theRcpubllcan theRepublicen
Republican party had had turned a deaf ear earto earto earto
to th the call for gold standard legislation legislationby
by the Fiftysixth Congress it would l have haveforfeited hl1eforfolted haveforfeited
forfeited the confidence of the business businessmen lmslnssmon businessmen
men of the country countryShall countr countrShal1 countryShall
Shall We Have American Ships ShipsThe ShipsThe ShipsThe
The old maxim Be sure youre right rightthen rlshtthen rightthen
then go ahead srcms seems particularly appli applicable appUcable appiicable ¬
cable to the proposition for Congressional Congressionalaction ConsresslonalaQUon CongrOssiollalaction
action looking to the restoration of the theAmerican theI theAmerican
American commercial marine During the thethree thethreo thethree
I three decades in which this subject has hasbean hasbeen hasbeen
been discussed there has been no time timewhen limewhon timewhen
when the desire to have our ocean freights freightscarried frel freigiitscerried hts htsoarrled
carried In American ships has not been beenalmost beenalmot beenalmost
almost universal And the expediency of ofso ofchanging ofso
so changing our laws as to give American Americanregistry Americanregistry Americanregistry
registry to fleets of foreignbuilt ships has hasnever hasMVfr hasnever
never been apparent to conservative cltl cltlz citlzns cR1Tens
z Tens ns Statesman Btnt smnn who have advocated free freetrade freetrnde freetrade
trade in almost everything else have havedrawn havednawn havedrwn
drawn the llncon ships believing It India Indispensable Indlslen Indiaenwtblo ¬
pensable len enwtblo blo for a nation to have within its itsovn Itsown itson
own borders oord rs all requisite facilities for tho thouonstruetion thIJooostruetlon thuconstruction
construction of the means of defense defenseThe defenseThe defenseThe
The Immense Increase In our export exporttrad oxporttrallt exporttrads
trad trallt In the last few t years cars has given this thisaubject tblsbject thissabject
aubject bject Increased Importance There is isevery Iseery isesery
every prospect that this growth will con continue continue continue ¬
tinue for wo are lire strengthening our hold holdAH hold8M boldon
AH foreign markes markers and our resources resourcesnatural resoureesnatural resourcesnatural
natural and acquired give assurance that thatt thatt1u thatIke
t t1u e movement movcm < nt will go steadily sto dU forward forwardOwr forwardOtr forwardOur
Our large and growing exports of manu manufactured manufactured manuectured ¬
factured products to the countries from fromwhich fromwJtleh fromwisielt
which we e imported our supplies of the theam theUmf thesame
same am kinds of goods a few years ago con conKlUtue conU1ue conatUtute
KlUtue the greatest industrial and com commercial comMerctal cornmerclI ¬
mercial triumph of the century centurySbatt eenturyi3I tury turyt
Sbatt i3I t wo continue to pay va I hundreds huudr ds of ofmUttons ofntms ofndItlOss
mUttons annually to foreign shipowners shipownersOr 2hlpownors1Or
Or ahall n we keep that money mone at home homeThere homeThere homeThere
There can be no question of the desirabil desirability desirability desirabilIty ¬
ity of the latter courts oour e Nor can there be beH bcMlty beMfl
H Mlty Mfl y question of the truth of the proposi proposition proposlUOR proposiUoii ¬
tion that without government aid we wecannot wenllM wenhiet
cannot nllM have an American merchant mn mnrint mnrtRf runrtse
rint Subsidized ships the European ships shipsthat shipsUlat shipsthat
that carry our freights and passengers passengersaax pal5cngefcoattMue passengerscostisuc
aax continue to defy ships that depend dependentirely dependear dependentirety
entirely ear on th their ir own resources Is It Itbetter ItJetter Itbetter
better t to go on as we have been going for foriMrtyrtve torOItrt forUIrt1tve
iMrtyrtve OItrt fte years our flag a stranger to tothe totlc tothe
the tlc ports rts of all foreign countries than to toundertake toulMlertake toumertake
undertake the resurrection of our ocoon ocooncarrying ocoonearJtg oceanrrytng
carrying rrytng trade trad by adopting the European EuropeanHIM Europeanu
HIM u 1 TIde II 8 or ought to be be a strictly strictlynonpartisan strlCUrpartlsan strictlyioepartSsen
nonpartisan partlsan and a purely business ques question quest ¬
31 tion t It ought to be answered ffes yes or orno ord orso
no d by every cv ry Congressman Congro man according to toMi to1M toku
Mi ku view of the necessities of the situa situation sttuation tUIl tUIltlen ¬
tion It being conceded that without cub cubtfcUzaUen IIUbikUu subthUvitlen
tfcUzaUen ikUu Uen in aonto IIO shape and to some ex extent exM cxteat ¬
M tent t Rt this Uti great nation with its enormous enormousMMlMree enormoustNlUw enormousi
i MMlMree tMre rUt lilt h ht < ilopondent 1opnd ptndent nt on Its c cm cmm6Dlta1 m mmantal mHitil
mantal rival rt for or transportation every everymomfcer everyef everymobor
momfcer of CnngntM should consult his hisjudgment hisJudgznIJnt hisjudgntjnt
judgment as an American as a patriotic patrioticcitizen patrlotfccitizen patrioticcitizen
citizen and as a business bualnc 8 man and not as asS
S
a mere partisan In giving his hi voice olce or vote voteon voteon voteon
on this question questionAs QuestionA questIonAs
As A to the details of pending pend subsidy subsidypropositions subetdTpropositions ub ldT ldTropoltion
propositions ropoltion we w wtr have no space ep ce for their theirdlscafon lhelrn theIrtliciMOn
dlscafon n l today It may be b a8sumd a8sumdhowever aum sUifld sUifldhoweyer I Ibomyer
however bomyer that ro carela lfI carelessly lr I constructed constructedtneaniro connrucledntttfilr4 constructedmeegiro
tneaniro ntttfilr4 will 1Ii have any 1n chance of passage passageThere pasS1geThere paaMgeThere
There should and doubtless will 111 b be ample ampletime ampleUfM ampletime
time for foil discussion and and as we c have havesaid haeMid havesaid
said Mid business principles and policy poU y not notpicayune notplcaune nOtpicayune
picayune politics ehculd dominate the de debate deIlILtO dcIite ¬
bate and control the decUlonLet decIsion dectlonLet decIsionLet
Let the friends of the movement be suns sunsthat l5ur l5urtbatin surethat
that tbatin in regard to all the provisions of the themeasure themeasure themeasure
measure they the are right and then let them themso themto themgo
so ahead ahea Why should there be any an talk talkof talkof talkof
of dilixy on a matter that has been before beforetho beroretho beforethe
tho country for thirtyJive years If a amajority amllj amijority
majority mllj rlt In Congress believe that a a ship shippiny shipping shipping
ping bill ought to pass and Intend to pass passone p passone s sone
one before the Fiftysixth Congress COD S ex exlilres explr axpires
lilres plr why hy should any of them hesitate hesitateTJiere hesitateThere
There Is no political capital in a hesitat hesitating hesitat15g ¬
iRK timid course And If anything could couldinjure eouldfnjura couldInjure
injure the measure before the people by byexciting bytxcltlng byexciting
exciting suspicion it would uld be a lack of ofstraightforward ofsraighrforvard I IKnlighttorvard
straightforward confidential manly cour coura couron couralp
a alp < on the part of Its frlerds Be sure sureyoure sureroure sureyonre
youre right Ight tc 0 sure your course Is Just Justbo justbe
bo sure that the bill as you finally finlll shape shapeltwiH shareItwltt shaleitwitt
ltwiH moot the requirements of the situ situation situslion ¬
ation a lon and stand the test of criticism be besure besore
sure that there Is nothing In the bill billthat btIJtt billthat
that the most scrupulously honest man roanmay manm manma
may m ma not conscientiously advocate and de defend detendand defendand ¬
fend tendand and having those assurances as urances go goahead goahead goahead
ahead
Maj Runclc on Cuban Affairs AffairsIn AffaIrs1ft AFfairsIn
In the February number of the North NorthAmerican NorthAmerican orth orthAmerican
American Review R vlew appeared an article by byMaj byMaj byMaj
Maj J E Runcle The writer seems to tohave tohave tohave
have made a close cl se study of the conditions conditionsexistent conditIonsexistent conditionsexistcnt
existent in the he Island after a year of our ouroccupation ourccupatlon ouroccupation
occupation and he finds as little ground groundfor JTounijfor groundfor
for satisfaction sa lsraction with the state of affairs as asThe asThe asThe
The Post has found He refers especially especiallyto
to the mistaken policy of installing In of office orfice offlee ¬
fice the men who represented the Insurrec Insurrection Insurrectlon insurrection ¬
tion and notes as The Post has already alreadynoted atreadynotoo alreadynoted
noted the entire willingness wnUn efs of these thesegrntry thesegentry thesegmntry
gentry to perpetuate now that they the are areIn areIn arein
In power every eve political 01ltl81 iniquity and op oppression oppre opprersion ¬
pression pre slon of which two years ago they theyccmplained thl thlcGmplnJned theycomplained
complained so loudly loud I He leaves us no noalternative noalternathe rioalternatIve
alternative rave tha that of concluding that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the only grievance the Insurgent leaders leadersever leadersC7er leadersever
ever had was their Inability to profit by bythe bythe bythe
the governmental corruption they saw sawaround sawaround sawaround
around them Maj Iaj Runcle says saysIt saysIt saysIt
It may ma be stated 5tat d in brief that wher wherever whercver wherever ¬
ever Cubans under nominal American Americancontrol Americancontrol Americancontrol
control have been trusted tru ted to exercise the thefunctions thotunctlons thefunctions
functions of government the result has hasbeen tasbeen Lasbeen
been even worse than failure The courts courtsare courtsare courtsare
are corrupt and Incompetent the police policeforces policeforces policeforces
forces are hopelessly Inefficient the public publicschools publicfchools publicrchools
schools are unorganized the municipali municipalities munlclpalitls munlcipalitics ¬
ties are all bankrupt dependents on a apolitical apolltlca1 apolitical
political machine ma hlne the offices of govern government goernmente government ¬
ment high hl h and low are filled very
largely with unworthy and Incompetent Incompetentofficials Incompetentofficials Incompetentodiclals
officials the he laws the courts and the themethods themethods themethods
methods of procedure are unreformed unreformedand unreformedand d dand
and finally fin all Y almost every abuse against againstwhich againstwhich againstwhich
which Cubans rebelled and to remedy remedywhich remedywhich remedywhich
which the United States intervened is in incporatlon incperation n ncp
cporatlon cp ratlon today under American author authority authorIty authorIty ¬
ity There exists throughout the island a acondition acondlUon acondition
condition of tame anarchy which awaits awaitsonly awaitsorll awaitsOnly
only orll the withdrawal of the American Americanforces Americanforces Americanforces
forces to burst out Into anarchy of an another another another ¬
other type typeThere typeThere typeThere
There are just two departments of the thepublic thepublic thepublic
public service In Cuba which Maj Runcle Runcleregards Runderegards Runciercgards
regards as having been purified and cls clsvated 01 eltvated 1 1vnted
vated and to them he refers as follows followsIn rol1owsIn followsIn
In two branches only of the public serv service servIer servIce ¬
ice has there been great and highly sat ¬
factory ir advance from the previously ex ¬
isting conditions con conditicpn < ltlops The Ih receipts rec lpts from tho thocustom thocutom thecustom
custom houses houseshave > have greatly increased in inspite In2pftc Inspite
spite of the reduction In trade due to the theexhausted theExhausted theexhausted
exhausted condition of the Island and the thereductions ther thereductions
reductions r < made In the tariff rates This Thiswill Thtsw1ll ThisisIll
will be understood when wh < n It is remembered rememberedthat rememberedthat rememberedthat
that an American an officer of the regular regulararmy regur regurnlm regulararmy
army nlm collects and accounts for the re receipts rec receipts ¬
ceipts c lpts In n every custom house in Cuba and
that a regular officer Is treasurer and an another antheris m mther ¬
other ther theris is auditor for the whole Island In Intho Inthe
the department of sanitation and public
health also the American control has
been be < n absolute and no Cuban has been per permitted Permitted permitted ¬
mitted to interfere interf re with the operations of ofthat
that Important branch branchThis branchThis branchThis
This agrees with the conclusions reached reachedby re reachedby hC l lby
by eight out of ten of our army officers officerswho officerswho officerswho
who have been stationed In Cuba durin durinthe durinthe during duringthe
the past fifteen months and whose duties dutieshave dutiesae dutiesiave
have ae brought them Into contact and asso association assoclatlon assocIation ¬
ciation with the class of Cubans our au authorities authorities authoritfes ¬
thorities have chosen to occupy the civil civiloffices chnoffices clviioffices
offices and take tak part In the administration administrationof
of the government When however Maj MajRuncle MajRuncie Iaj IajRunclo
Runcle declares that not one step las basbeen lasbpen lasbeen
been taken toward a realization of the thepurposes thepurposes thepurposes
purposes of the Intervention he Ignores Ignoresthe ignorestbe Ignoresthe
the census ordained by Secretary Alger Algerand Aigcrmd Agorand
and so energetically carried forward to tocompletion tocompletion tocompletion
completion by Secretary Root That Is a astep astep astep
step and a most Important one It was wasmysteriously wasmsteriousJy wasniysterlously
mysteriously delayed from month to month monthby monthby monthby
by the United Slates authorities In Cuba Cubaalthough Cubaalthough Cubaalthough
although it was known to be an indis indispensable Indispensable Indispensable ¬
pensable precedent pre edent to any an realization of ofthe ofthE ofthe
the solemnly declared purposes of our In Intervention tntrcntlon intervention ¬
tervention and not until the War Depart Department Department Departmont ¬
ment took It In hand independently of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Havana Hlv na government was there the theslightest thes theslIghtest
slightest s ghtcst prospect of its consummation consummationGen
Gen Alger lost patience at last however howeverand howeverand howeverand
and ordered the census so that now the theway theway tieway
way Is open for the popular elections electionsthrough electionsthrough electionsthrough
through the medium of which the Cuban Cubanpeople Cubanpeople Cubanpeople
people may ma declare themselves themselvesMaj themselvesMaj themselvesMaJ
Maj Runcle must not overlook this thisfctep thisHop thisstop
Hop though it is still a fact that no nogood nogood nogood
good may come of it it There still remains remainsthe remainstbe remainsthe
the possibility that the Havana govern government governrucnt governzuent ¬
ment may ma nullify nuUl all the benevolent and andenlightened andenlightened andenlightened
enlightened efforts e of the War Depart Department Department Departniant ¬
ment by b opening the polls to the Illiterate Illiterateand illiterateand illiterateand
and shiftless classes and placing property propertyculture propertyculture propertyculture
culture and civilization at the
mercy mercyof of u uvicious 11vIcious z zViCiOUS
vicious and Irresponsible proletariat That ThatGen That ThatGen ThatGen
Gen Wood Tood may ma protect us all against this thiscalamity thiscaJamlty thiscalamity
calamity is the prayer of every ever one who whowishes whowIshes whowishes
wishes peace and prosperity and the name nameof nameof nameof
of honor and good faith for the United UnitedStates UnitedSta UnitedStates
States Sta
Russia and England EnglandLord EnglandLord EnglandLord
Lord Roseberys somewhat sensational sensationalspeech sensationalspeech ensatlonal5pe
speech 5pe h in Parliament last w week vet > k has hasthrown hasthrown hasthrown
thrown England Into a depression deprcs > lon from fromi fromwhich fromwhich
i which not even the relief of Kimbericy Kimbericyand Klm1Jerlc Klm1JerlcI Kirnberlcyand
and the s S Omlng < oming success of the Roberts Robertscampaign Pot Robertschmpalgn tts ttscl1mpt
I
campaign cl1mpt gn has availed to rescue her Tho ThoI ThoIlheral TheLiberal
I Liberal leader spoke words of truth which whichI whichcould whichcould
I could not be denied and the significance significanceof
of which Increased Jn menace as they theywore the thewere
were pondered and examined What hat he hesaid besalll liesaid
said about the overtures looking to an al alHance alI aliance
I Hance or a compact Involving an alliance alliancebotwoan aJllanebotwoan alliancebetween
botwoan England antI the United d States Stateswas Statesoai statesas
was as of the first Importance Importancean an impor importance Importance linporlance ¬
tance which whlch1h the ho opponents of the Hay HoyPauhcefote H HPauhcurote HayPauhcufote
Pauhcefote treaty t aty will be wise to keep keepin keepIn keepin
in mind What he said in another direc direction direction direction ¬
tion has awakened the British press pre s to tonew tonew tonew
new suspicion and alarm concerning the thedesigns thedesigns
1 designs of Russia in tho neighborhood of ofEnglands
Englands Asiatic 51Iltic possessions In call calling allIng calling ¬
ing attention to Great Britains military militaryweakness
weakness he magnified and deepened that thatverbroodlngr
fiver verbroodlngr brooding shadow shadowthe the shadow of the thei
i Czar
CrarWhat
What hat at once amuWs amu amuses and mystifies mratl as us usis
is the British habit of branding as trench treaehj treachery trenchery
j ery any and every effort on Russiaspart Ru
part to secure access to the great com commercial oommerclal cornmercial ¬
mercial ocean oe n routes We e have never teenable
able to understand why wh Russias desirefor
for to practicable seaports should be re regarded regarded ¬
garded gnr Ioo as criminal and why Englandshould
should deem it her sacred duty to toiru toirutrate frus frustrate frusUnto ¬
trate that desire by every expedient of ofdiplomacy
diplomacy and force For half a century centuryGroat
Groat Britain Drlt ln has ias as made it her chief am ami amhitlon m mbitlon
i bltion to block 1otk Russias way to the M4 M4llerraatwn M1lIarratuII 1 1ilarranese
llerraatwn This policy was as bequeathed bequeathedto
to the British people by the Prinoe Con Consort Conort Consort ¬
sort ort and has been ever since the firstarticle
article in the political creed of Tsngjand
A nation atlOnKhlch which has Irdualrfmsly J1 lduzrnl5Iy J1tnUUIT expanded expandedH cxpan e 1 1n
H commerce throughout the world worldwhich worldbleh worldwhich
which bleh has established Itself on every con continent continent continent ¬
tinent and In every sea which has co coverted cop coprted copvested >
vested rted the Mediterranean Into a British Britishlake Jrlt1ihlake BE1tIs1Ilake
lake and th the Indian Ocean n into a British Britishthoroughfare nritishthoroughrare Britishthoroughfare
thoroughfare which has drawn drawnn a cordon cordonof cordonor cordonof
of naval stations about the tMl1nlt United States Statesand Statesand
and which holds the key to every mili military mUltar miiitar ¬ I
tar tar and commercial avenue upon pon the thegtabethta theglobetIlls theglobethis
gtabethta nation naUon fisentz the effort of ofRussia ortUIEm ofItusata
Russia to obtain even on one open seaport seaporttlther 1 seaporteIther J lrt lrttllher
eIther In Europe or In Asia AIa and breaks breaksout brenkout breaksout
out with threats threa1511nd and denunciations when whenever Whenecr whenever ¬
ever that effort seems to b be on the point pointof Jolntor pointof
of realization She regards It Itas as a maul manifestation man maulfestation 1 1f ¬
festation f statlonot of wicked and abhorrent deceit deceitif
if Russia so much mn h as tries to obtain an anoutlet nnoutlet anoutlet
outlet tor herself either on the Pacific Pacificor Pnc1flcor facilinor
or the Indian Ocean O n She who has hasa
a thousand ports and who has made the thewhole thewhole thewhole
whole world orJd bristle with her armed armedIslands armedislands armedIslands
Islands and her torts hurls anathema at atRussia 1tRus atRussia
Russia Rus la who seeks eik only two or three har harbors harbors narbore ¬
bors for or her fleets fleetsIf fleetsiIf eetsl eetslIt
If Russia be now relYing In the direc direction direction direction ¬
tion of the Persian Gulf who shall say saythat IUYthat saythat
that she Is violating 1olatin any obligation of ofJustice otJustice ofjustice
Justice or morality moraUtt Certainty not the theAmerican theAmerfcan theAmerican
American people On the contrary contraryseems U Useems ttseems
seems to us that she Is well ell within ter kerrights terrights terrights
rights and andconsidering considering < her vast and andgrowing andgrowing mdgrowlnJ
growing interests tnterestswould would be little if I any anyless Clnyless anyless
less than insane to neglect the opportunity opportunityThe opp opporttinityThe rtunlt rtunltI rtunltThe
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The Case of Mr Macrum MacrumIn MacrumTn MacrumIn
In a communication to The Post Post in included Includcd ineluded ¬
eluded In our regular Monday morning mornlnssymposium morningposlum morningsymposium
symposium poslum Mr r Warner P I Sutton under undertakes undertalces undertakes ¬
takes to dispose of the statements of Mr MrMacrnm MrMacrum Ir Ircrum
Macrnm crum formerly fo rJy our consul at Pretoria PretoriaA
A subordinate feature of Mr Ir Suttons lit literature lIterture literature ¬
erature consists In his thickandthin thickandthinchampionship thlckandthinchampionship thickandthinchampionshIp
championship of the State St t Department Departmentand Departmantand Departmentand
and his general disparagement of Mr lr Ma Macrum Macrum Ia Iacrum ¬
crum but the really significant feature Is Isto Isto isto
to be found In the writers proposition propositionlhat propositionthat propositionthat
that Macrum was delinquent In coming cominghome cominghome cominghome
home to state his case instead of sticking stickingto
to Pretoria and employing the usual usualmethods usualmethods usualmethods
methods of correspondence correspondenceI
I Mr Ir Sutton overlooks overlookswhether whether Inno Innocently Innocently Infocently ¬
cently or by deliberation deliberationthe the fact that thatj thatIr thatMr
j Mr Ir Macrums action was based entirely entirelyupon entlrelyI entirelyupon
I upon his failure to communicate expedl expedltlously expedltlously expeditiously
tlously with the State Department Mr MrSutton MrStttonivasion r ror
Stttonivasion Sutton fcvaslon or unconsciousness o othis of ofthls ofthis
this point is of no especial moment but butMr butrr but31r
Mr rr Macrums solemn assertion Is of very veryj verygreat ry rygreat
j great moment and constitutes the whole wholeimportance wholeimporwnce wholeimportance
importance of the situation Mr Macrum Macrumdeclares Macrumdeclares Iacrumdeclares
declares that he was jinable mable to do what whatI whatIr whatMr
Mr Ir Sutton insists he should have done doneHe doneHe doneHe
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He declares that his correspondence correspondenceprI correspondenceprII pri private ¬
vale ate and official by telegraph or mall mallwas maUwas mailwas
I was opened and examined by b the British Britishauthorities BritishI Britishauthorities
authorities was delayed and in some som In Ini Instances Instances
I i stances suppressed altogether If this be bei betrue betrue
i true it is hardly probable that Mr Sutton Suttonor Suttonor
or Mr Jr Anybodyelse however devoted he hemay heI hemay
may be to the administration will persist persistIn
I I in the proposition that Macrum acrum should shouldhave shouldI shouldhave
have tamely submitted to an outrage so soflagrant 50fLlgrant soflagrant
I flagrant and so offensive If this be not nottrue nottrue nottrue
true nothing could be simpler than the thedemonstration thedemonstration thedemonstration
demonstration of Its falsehood Mr Ma Macrum Macrum Ia IaI IaII
I
crum is ready read if not anxious anxtous to appear appearI app appearbefore r rbefore
II I before a committee of Congress and make makegood makegood makegood
good his various allegations Why not In Int Int Int
t t 3 Interests Int rests of truth and for the integ integrity IntegI integrIty ¬
rity rlt of the United States subject the con conj controversy controversy
I j troversy to the test of fact factWe tactWe factWe
We know nothing of Mr Macrum save saveby savef saveby
f by the th testimony of his neighbors and andfellowcitizens andI
I fellowcitizens in Ohio We have said saidnothing saidnothing saidnothing
nothing in this flatter except upon the thesuperficial thesuperficial thesuperficial
superficial appearances of the case For Forall Foran Fort
t all we know kno Mr Ir Macrum may be tbs tbsderelict thederelict
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derelict the Department of State and Mr MrSutton MrSutton MrSutton
Sutton declare him to be But the way to toenlightenment toenlightenment toenlightenment
enlightenment and fact Is wide open openLet openLet openLet
Let Congress investigate investigateThe Inv investigateThe Ugate UgateThe
The Hon HonWllliam William Boyd Allison is ex expected expected expected ¬
pected to do some pussyfooted steering
for the Republican Senators SenatorsIt
It will be just j st like some folk to retaliate retaliateby retaUateb retaliateby
by b doing a HttlQ lIttl sneering at the boy diplo diplomat dlploI dlplomat dlpiomat ¬
mat matInstead matI matTnstead
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I Instead of fighting Mr Carnegie the thefussy thefussy thefussy
fussy Mr Ir Frick should get his new com company compan cornpany ¬
pany pan organized oran zed and cater to the armored armoredKentucky armoredKcntuck armoredKentucky
Kentucky hotel lobby lobbyMr lobb lobbMr lobbyMr
Mr Pettigrew is to be dlnnerlzed In Bos Boston Boston Boston ¬
ton tonI
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I The Republican party part accumulated a aliberal aliberal
I liberal bunch of bother when it attracted attractedthe attractwthe attractedthe
the support of the New York Sun SunNow SunI SunNow
I Now Is lathe the time for those resolutions of ofsympathy ofI ofSympathy
sympathy with the Boers to go Into effect effectPerhaps etfe etfectPerhaps t tI
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I Perhaps there would have been less lessplication com complication comI ¬
I plication had President McKInley written writtenhis writtenI writtenhis
I his impressions of the views of Mr r Henry HenryLoomis HenyLoomis HenriLoomIs
Loomis Nelson NelsonIt Ne NelsonIt on onI onIt
I
It will be too bad if the Hon Joe Choate ChoateIs
i Is compelled to assume a serious attitude attitudeand attItudcand attitudeI
I and ask unpleasant unple lant questions of Lord Sal Salisbury SaiI Salisbury ¬
I isbury isburyThe isburyThe
I II
I > The backwardness of the English mill military mUlI milltary ¬
I tary leaders In getting down to work may mayhave ma maj mayI
j I have been due to their desire to see that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the lIon Webster Davis was properly en entertained entertained entertained ¬
tertained tertainedThe tertainedThe tertainedThe
The Springfield Republican casts aside asideits asideits asideIts
its dignity and calls the Hon Charles CharlesHenry CharlesUenI CharlesHenry
Henry Grosvenor an old roarer for plun plunder plunder plunder
der Down this way there is an impres impresslon ImptesI fmpesZion
Zion to thaeffect the fYed that gentlemen firstde firstdemand first ae aemand e
I mand plunder and roar when they fail failI fai faiI faifto
I to secure it itIt itIt itIt <
I It occurs to us that nations that fight fightought fightought fightought
ought to be able to pay their own hospital hospitalbills hospltnlI hospitalbills
I bills billsCol blUsCot billsCe
Cot Ce Watterson didnt hold his present presentviews pres presentviews ant antews
views ews of the process along back in 1S7C it itwill Itw1l1 Itwill
will be recalled that 1S76 18 6 was the year In Inwhich inwhich Inwhich
which the thelate late Mr Tilden was Goebellzed GoebellzedDoubtless GoebelizedDoubtless GoebeltsedDoubtless
Doubtless Mr Sulzer will be thoughtful thoughtfulenough thoughtfulenough thoughtfulenough
enough to send his constituents marked markedcopies markedtoples markedcopies
copies of the edition of the Congressional CongressionalRecord CongressionalRecord CongressionalRecord
Record which tells the story st ry of his single singlehanded singlehanded singlehanded
handed routjf the hirelings hlreJln s of the trusts trustswith trustsWIth trustswith
with whom vlom he Is compelled to associate associatein
in the House HouseI
I I It is about time for Mr Mbnnett of ofI ofOhio
I Ohio to remove his grease paint and re rei retire rei reitire
i tire from the martyr business businessThere businessThere businessThere
There Is nothing quite so interesting as asthe asthe asthe
the spectacle of one of Mr Ir Crokers rep representatives rep representatives representatives ¬
resentatives in Congress lecturing lecturln his col colleagues colleagues coileagues ¬
leagues on the question of bossism bosslsmWhen bossismW bossismWhen
When W n a man contracts the habit of per persistently persistently persistently ¬
sistently suspecting his fellowcitizens he helooks helooks helooks
looks upon uponhitnself himself as a reformer reformerPoor reformerPoer reformerPoor
Poor Ward ard McAllister must turn over overIn oerIn overin
In his grave when he bears of what Mrs MrsLangtry MrsLangtry s sLanstr
Langtry Is doing to New York society societyWhen socletrWhen societyWhen
When we contemplate contempl te the names of the thegentlemen thegentlemen thegentlemen
gentlemen engaged en ged in the antitrust agi agitation agitation agitation ¬
tation we are forced to the conclusion conclusionthat conclusionthat conclusionthat
that it affords a living for the broken brokendown brokendown brokendown
down politicians politiciansMr politicIansMr politiciansMr
Mr Bryan says he has set the New Eng ¬
land people to thinking Now ow the ques question questJon question ¬
tion naturally arises What were they do doing dolag o oup ¬
lag up there before the advent of Bryan BryanPerhaps BryanPerhaps ryan1 ryan1Perhaps
Perhaps Gen Otis Is coming mlng home boni to ex explain expl1n oxplain ¬
plain how a revolution with 1th a broken brokenbackbone brokenbaekbone brokenbackbone
backbone can make Itself EO 0 disagree disagreeable disagreeaNe disagreeable ¬
able ableIt aNeIt ableIt
It looks as It the Boers might have to toforego toQrego toforego
forego Qrego the tJi pleasure they expected to to ex extract extract axtract ¬
tract from the unpleasant things they
threatened to do to Cecil C U Rhodes RhodesMr Rhodestr RhodesMr
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Mr tr Grosvenor is a thoughtful man and andlooks andlooks andlooks
looks like Santa claus It was fan kind and andconsiderate andconsiderate andconsiderate
considerate in him to embalm Mr Sulzers SulzersVice SulursVice SulzersVice
Vice Presidential boom in the Congres Congressional CongresElonal Congresefonal ¬
sional RecordTho Record RceordThe RecordThe
The complete complote details are not at hand handi handbut handbut
i but it appears that Gem French made his hissuccessful hisluoccsstul hissuoccasful
successful move without wltho waiting W altng for Rich Richard
I I ard art Harding HndlnSDais Davis Tltf
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IN Ii HOTEL LOBBIES LOBBIESMr
Mr D J Campau of Michigan the themember th thmember themember
member of the Democratic National atlonal Com Committee Commltt Coinmittee ¬
mittee mltt from his State Is at the Raeigiu RaeigiuI
HI I trill stand for all the hunting hunt1n stories storieswhich slortswi sthrlCswhich
wi which ch I have seen s n printed about myself myselfand myulrand myselfand
and others In connection with Mr Bryan BryansaU DrranMSl Bryansail
sail Mr tr Campau u but bntl I will have to pro protest protosl protest ¬
test about the yarn which narrated the theexperiencea theexverlef13 theexperIences
experIences Mr r Hogg HO and myself had at atthe atthe atthe
the Langtry tea In New York last la t week weekI W k kI
I am not exactly sure ure what Gov Hogg Hoggdid Hogdid Hoggdid
did but 1 was not at that tea I do not notattend notattend notattend
attend teas t tea When I begin attending teas teasIt teasIt teasit
It will not be with Mrs Irs Langtry or for the thebenefit thebenefit thebenefit
benefit of the English EnglishTurning EngllibTurning EnglishTurning
Turning to the subject of Michigan poli politics poHtics politics ¬
tics he said I think the Democrats have havea
a very ery good outlook In Michigan thu thlJ year yearThe rparThe yearThe
The State now has twelve Republican RepublicanCongressmen RepuUcanCongressmen RepublicanCongressmen
Congressmen The Republicans have man managed managed managed ¬
aged the State affairs very badly The Thepeople Thepeople Thepeople
people have no confidence In the party to togive tog1e togive
give an honest administration I think thinkthey thinkthe thinkthey
they the are very ET likely to turn the ticket ticketdown ticketdOTrn ticketdown
down at the polls This may give ua tho thoState th thState thoState
State officers and certainly a gain In the therepreaentatlm therepresentnUtlJ therepresentatlca
repreaentatlm is i a Congress CongressMr CongressIr CongressMr
Mr Ir Marcus arcus A A Daly Dal and Mrs Daly of ofNew oCNew ofNew
New York end Montana are at the Shore Shoreham ShoreIam Shoreham
ham They came on the late train from fromNew fromXe fromNew
New Xe York last night and will remain In Inthe inthe
the city elt for two or three rays Mr Daly Dalyhas Dalyhas Dalyhas I
has not been be9 very well since he fell and andbroke andbroke I
broke three ribs a few weeks ago in New NewYork XeWYork NewYork
York He says that after he has finished finishedhis finishedhis i
his business In Washington he will ex extend extend extend ¬
tend his trip farther South and remain in inFlorida InFlorida I
Florida for a time He was w s very eQ much in interested Interested interested ¬
terested In learning whether or not ha hawas howas
was to appear before the Clark investi investigation lavestigation ¬
gation committee He had heard that a asubpoena 8sUbpoena asubpoena I
subpoena was out for him but said he had hadno hadno badno
no knowledge of the thematter matter m tter himself himselfMr himselfIr himselfMr
Mr Ir Mose Iose C Wetmore Wetmore the octopus octopuschaser octopusch1ser octopuschaser
chaser of St St Louis Mo Is at the Shore Shoreham Sloreham Shorebarn
ham In a general way wahe he is interested interestedIn
In the meeting of the Democratic Nation National National National ¬
al Committee and In a special way he is ishere Ishere Ishere
here as the chaperone of former Gov W WJ tV tVJ
J Stone Mr r Wetmore etmore does not admit admitthat admitthat admitthat
that the octopus is doing particularly particularlywell particularlywell I
well in St St Louis but says that since sell sellIng sellIng selllug
Ing out his tobacco business to the trust trusthe trusthe I Ihe
he has been engaged in building bundln up an another another ¬
other large tobacco establishment which whichwill lfhlCh vhichwill
will be on the market In the next nex y ydar ar ar or orThere orso orso
so 1
There here is more than one way of opening openingup open openIngup ng ngup
up communications between the United UnitedStates Unite UniteStates I IStates
States and the Philippines said Mr Ir S O ORhoem ORhoem 0Rhoem
Rhoem of Tacoma at the Normandie Normandielast Normandielast I Ilast
last evening Congress is very ery busy In Intrying Intrying intrying
trying to find out whether the government governmentor
or private parties should lay a cable < from fromSan fromSan I
San Francisco to Manila IanUa Some men who whoare whoare whoare
are never heard of In a political way are areat i i iat
at work trying to construct what Is prac practically practically ¬
tically an overland telegraph line to Ma Manila Manl1a Manila ¬
nila Long before the first Atlantic cable cablewas cablewas i iwas
was laid an effort was made to construct constructan
an overland telegraphic line to Europe EuropeIt
It was the plan to have the telegraph line linerun Unerun linerun
run to Alaska and then with a short hort con connecting connectlng connecting ¬
necting cable have the line extended extendedthrough extendedthrough extendedthrough
through Asia to Europe You will now nowfind nowfind nowfind
find plied up In Alaska thousands and tndthousands andthousands nd ndthousands
thousands of tons of the wire which was wasto wasto wasto
to be used for this line It was sent up upthere UPthere upthere
there more than a half century ago I Ifffink Iffilnk Ithink
fffink Field himself was Interested in It ItThe itThe ItThe
The Atlantic cable was successful and the iheplan theplan he heplan
plan was as dropped The plan has been re revived re revived revived ¬
vived A company has been organized In InCanada InCanada inCanada
Canada and is trying to connect Alaska Alaskawith Alaskawflh Alaskawith
with an overland telegraph line If this Is Issuccessful Issuccessful issuccessful
successful a cable will bs b laid to Asia Asiaand Asiaand Asiaand
and the Russian government has voted a asubsidy asubsld asubsidy
subsidy subsld to connect this line with the end endof endof endof
of the telegraph line of the transSiberian transSiberianrailroad transSihelllnrailroad transSiberianrailroad
railroad railroadDo railroadDo railroadDo
Do you know what the Boers are do doing dofng dolug ¬
lug with the gold they are taking out of ofthe oftho ofthe
the Englishowned EngUsh wned mines In the Trans Transvaal Transaal Tramvaal ¬
vaal aal asked Mr James C Lubon of ofCape otCape ofCape
Cape Town at the Arlington last even evening evenIn evenlug ¬
lug In The They are coining it it They have at atthe atthe
the present plenty of spare men at Jo Johannesburg Tohannesburg Johannesburg ¬ I
hannesburg All the laborers that can be behad bebad I
had are at work In the mines mines and they theyare theyare theyare
are forcing them tpem to their utmost capacity capacityThere capacityThere capacityThere
There is no practical way of getting this thismoney thismoney thisruoney
money out of of1he the country to furnish any anything anyhlng anything ¬
thing that is needed and even if the themoney themone themoney
money mone could be sent there is no way of ofgetting oCgetting ofgetting
getting great quantities of anything pur purchased purchased purchased ¬
chased back Into the country There Therefore Therefore Therefore ¬
fore fore the money Is being beln used at home homeIt homeIt homeIt
It is customary In revolutions to Issue fssuescrip Issuescrip issuescrip
scrip to pay 1 a for property which Is con confiscated confiscated confiscated ¬
fiscated or taken by b other means for gov government gO gOernment government ¬
ernment use The Boers are coining gold goldfor goldfor goldfor
for this purpose and paying for what whatthey whatthey hat hatthey
they need from farmers and others in pure pureyellow pureellow pureyellow
yellow ellow metal metalMr metalIr metalMr
Mr Ir T J Callen and thirtyone repre representatives representatives reprosentatives ¬
sentatives from Milwaukee who are here hereto hereto hereto
to work for the Democratic National NationalConvention NationalConvertlon NationalConvention
Convention are registered at the Metro Metropolitan Metropolitan Metropolitan ¬
politan Hotel Mr r Callen says that his hiscity blscity hIscity
city Is ready to entertain the convention conventionto I
to the best of Its ability and he Is sure surethat surethat surethat
that It will not fall all below the standard standardwhich stanJarwhIch stanardwhich
which has been set by other cities In en entertaining entertaining entertalning ¬
tertaining previous conventions conventionsHon conventionsHon conventionsHon
Hon N C Blanchard former Senator Senatorand Senatorand Senatorand
and now judge of the Louisiana Supreme SupremeCourt SupremeCourt SupremeCourt
Court is at theRIggs theRIggsHon the theTtiggsHon Uggs UggsHon
Hon Samuel J Crawford former gov governor governor guyernor ¬
ernor of Kansas Is at the Ebbltt EbblttCol EbblttCol EbbittCot
Col C A Lusqcmb Lus omb of the New York YorkNational YorkNational YorkNational
National Guard Is at the Ebbltt He Is Ishere Ishere Ishere
here arranging for the annual military militarytournament militarytournament militarytournament
tournament In Madison Square Garden GardenHe GardenHe Gardenlie
He has been assured that a detachment of ofthe orthe ofthe
the Fifth Cavalry and Light Battery M I of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the Seventh Artillery will take part parlin In the thetournament thetournament thetournament
tournament In addition to this there will willbe willbe willbe
be the Fifteenth Infantry now at Govern Governors Governors ¬
ors ors Island The Secretary of War has also alsopromised alsopromIsed alsopromised
promised that a battalion of cadets from fromWest fromWest I
West Point will be there Representative RepresentativeB
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B T Clayton of New York Maj aj David DavidWilson DavidWilson DavidWilson
Wilson of the Second Battery of the New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York National Guard and MajW Mat W V A ATurpln Arurpin Arurpln
Turpln of the Thirteenth New York YorkHeavy YorkHeavy YorkHeavy
Heavy Artillery have been assisting Col ColLuscomb ColLucomb ColIuscornb
Luscomb in securing a representation for forthe torthe forthe
the tournament tournamentOne tournamentOne tournamentOne
One on the Drnssist DrnssistFroa DrnEclstFnlrn DruggltFreni
Froa the Salt Lake Herald HeraldA HeraldA fleraWA
A A Main a1n street str t druggist tells this story storyon storyon storyon
on himself Hap Happening enlng to be out at the thehouse thehouse thehouse
house of a friend he noticed a boy busy busywith busy busywith I
with slate and d pencil See here my son sonhe sonh I Ihe
he h said Ill give you a question in profit profitand profitand profitand
and loss I have a mixture down at my mystore myI raystore
I store that Is compounded as follows A Aliquid Aliquid I
liquid worth fO cents per ounce a powder powderworth powderworth powderworth
worth W t per pound a a crystal worth 10 10cents 10cents 10cents
cents an ounce to whfch I add two gal gallons gallons galIons ¬
lons of water which I get for nothing I Isell Isell Isell
sell the mixture at 25 cents per ounce ounceWhat ounceWhat ounceWha
What Is my percentage Df > f profit profitTbs profitThe profitThe
The boy bo thought for a moment and then thenreplied thenreplied thenreplied
replied Its no use sir that Is out of ofprofit ofprofit ofprofit
profit and loss and Is just plain swindle swindleFoolish swlndleFoolleb swindleFoolish
Foolish Question QuestionFrom QuclttlooFrom questionFran
From the PhlU Phllalflphla cIphU Freu FreuHIglns PruaI
I HIglns HlglnsWell Well has Dr Green given you youany youany ou ouan
any an relief I suppose you took my advice adviceand adviceand adviceand
and called him in inTwentystone InTwentstone inTwentystone
Twentystone troubled with obesity
Look here did you send him b1 to o me to topoke topoke topoke
poke fun at me meHigins me1 me1HI1nsEh meHlginsEb
Higins HI1nsEh Eh No Why Whyasked WhyTwentY5to WhyTwentystofl
TwentY5to Because the first t thing lng he heasked heasked
asked me was Do you OU feel heavy when whenyou whenyou whenyou
you get up in the morning morningA morningTA
A Matter of Doubt DoabtFroa DOHlltFrom DoubtFron
From tie ft Detroit Frt Free Press PressJack PrtuJackI PressJackI
Jack JackI I dont know whether to get mar married marrled usertied ¬
tied or go to the gold diggings diggingsTom dtngTomWb dlgiagsTomWhy
Tom TomWb TomWhy Why dont you ask the girL girLJack girLJackI girLJackI
Jack JackI I have asked her herTom herTomTbat herTurnWhat
Tom TomTbat What did she say sayJack UyJackShe sayJackShe
Jack JackShe She said get married marriedTom marriedTomThen marriedTomThen
Tom TomThen Then why dont you youJack youJackShe youJackShe
Jack JackShe She fcuggested kug e5ted another girl girlFron girLThe girlThe
The DIfTttuet DIfTttuetFrom DutTtt DutTttTutu
From At Chin C1ieao irso to Becerd BecerdWhats neccrdats nsWhats
Whats ats the difference between wit and andhumor andhumorr andhumor
humor humorIf humorrIt humorIf
If a man says humorous things about aboutyou aOOntyou aboutyou
you it makes you laugh If h he says witty wittythings
things about aboutyou you it makes you mad madAnother madlobcrV madItoiiier
Another lobcrV Version VersionFran rerslonPram rloll rlollft
Fran tt the Chicago Chlea 1eaga Ectri EctriNow nsca4Now J JXow
Now Freddy tejl tli us about Adam and andEve andEve andEve
Eve EveAdam Adam and five was as aeatln apples appl tit Irta titn lita
1 a garden an a biff snake come along an ancnased anchased
chased em out out r
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COMPETITION JN N NEWS SERVICE SERVICEA SERVICEmeoled
A Mooted QaectioB Derided by II the Supreme SupremeCourt SsprrmeCnrt SupremeCeurt
Court of oflilInoIC oflilInoICSpringeld Illino IllinoSpringfield J IIInol IIInolSprtng1eld
Springfield Ill Feb 13 191n In the appeal appealof aptea apteaot
of the Inter Ocean Publishing Company Companyagainst Comp1t1yIn
against In t the Associated Press the Sdpreme SdpremeCourt Sl1prl SdpremeCourt e eCourt
Court today rendered renl1 red an opinion revers reversing ¬
the decree decr entered hy the Cook County CountyCircuit C countyCircuit unl1 unl1Circuit
Circuit Court and the Appellate Court Courtfor Courtfor Courtfor
for the FIrst district and remanding the tbacaure tbecnae thecauxe
caure to the Circuit Court with directions directionsto
to enter a decree as n prayed for In the theoriginal theoriginal theoriginal
original bill filed by the Inter Ocean an Pub Publishing Publishing Publishing ¬
lishing Company to restrain the Asso Associated AstGdated AsOelated ¬
dated Press from suspending or expelling expellingthe expellingthe expellingthe
the petitioner from tromlts Its membership and andfrom andfrom nd ndfrom
from refusing to furnish it news accord accordIng accordIng accordlag
Ing to its contract contractThis contractThl contractThis
This Thl bill sot up the fact that the As Associated j jso Assedated ¬
sedated so < lated Press had been en able to conrol controlthe conrolthe conrolthe
the business bU5ln s of buying and nJ accumnlaUag accumnlaUagnews LCCUmuIatingnews ecnmthUngstews
news In Chicago and F selling lllB the same and andhad andhad andhad
had thus created for Itself an exclusive exclusivemonopoly exclusivemono exclusivemonopoly
monopoly mono > h and to preserve such uch monopoly monopolyhad monopolyhad mon000iThad
had declared declared the Sun Printing and Pub Publishing Publillhlng Publishing ¬
lishing Association otlotJon a rival or competitor competitorin
in business and antagonistic to It It and andsought andsought andsought
sought to prohibit Its members from b Iny Inying blying ly lyIng
Ing news therefrom under pain of smea smeaslon suffi suennon n nelon
slon non or expulsion It was also alleged allegedthai altegedthai allegedthat
thai thai the appellee appellee had compelled some om of ofUs oft8 ofts
Us t8 members membershy by threats to cease buying buyingthe burln buyingthe I
the special news of the Sun Printing Pri nUng end endPublishing endPublishing nd
Publishing Association A oc1atJon under Its contracts contractswith contra contractswith ts tswith I
with Its members including the appel appellant appeltant appallant ¬
lant The T e appellee filed an answer to the thebill thebill thebill
bill and a hearing was had the Circuit CircuitCourt CircuitCourt CircuitCourt
Court dismissing the bill for want of ofequity ofequity ofequity
equity and on appeal to the Appellate AppellateCourt AppellateCourt AppellateCourt
Court this decree was affirmed The Su Supreme Supreme Supreme ¬
preme Court now reverses this decree and andremands andreman andrernanda
remands reman s the cause causeThe rouseThe causeThe
The opinion written by Justice Phillips Phillipsholds Phillipsholds PhIllipsholds
holds that the manner In which the cor corporation corporation carporation ¬
poration has used its franchise has hascharged hascharged hascharged
charged its business with a a public inter interest Inte Inteest intereat ¬
est It has devoted Its property to a apublic apublic apublic
public use and has In effect granted to tothe tothe
the public such an interest in its use that thatit thatIt thatit II IIthe
it must submit to be controlled by the thepublic thepublie
I Ipublic
public for the common good to the th extent extentof extentof extentof
of the Interest it has thus created In thepubllc the thepublic thepublic
public In Its private property The sole solepurposes sotepurpOe5 solepurposes
purposes for which news was gathsred gathsredwas gathredwas gathsredwas
was that the same should be sold sold and all allnewspaper allnewspaper allnewspaper
newspaper publishers desiring to purchase purchasesuch purchasesuch purchasesuch
such news for publication are entitled to topurchase to topurchase topurchase
purchase the same ame without discrimination discriminationagainst discriminationagainst discriminationagainst
against them themThe themThe themThe
The clause of o the contract which sought soughtto
to restrict the appellant ap llant from obtaining obtainingnews obtainingnews obtainingnews
news from from other sources than from ap appellee appellee appollee ¬
pellee Is an attempt at restriction upon uponthe uponthe uponthe
the trade and business among the citi citizens citIzens citizens ¬
zens ot a common country Competition Competitioncan
can never be held hostile to public inter interest interest intereSt ¬
est and efforts to prevent competition compL1tlonby compL1tlonbycontract by bycontract bycontract
contract or otherwise can never be N look looked looled looked ¬
ed upon with favor by b the courts courtsThe courtThe courtsThe
The court finds that thubylaw thebla of the theappellee theapp theappellee
appellee app nee corporation which seeks to pre prevent preVent prevent ¬
vent its members from publishing IJUblis lng iis iisspecial 1sspecial Laspecial
special or other news or reccrliing luch luchn juchnews uch uchnews
news n g from from any person declared d lan by it hos hostile hostile hoetile ¬
tile is not required for corporate pur purposes purposes purposes ¬
poses nor Included within the purposes purposesof
of the creation of tho corporation con oraUon > To Toenforce Toenforce Toenforce
enforce this bylaw and contracts made madeunder madeund madeunder
under und r It would enable the th appellee to todesignate toeslgnate todesignate
designate the character charactero of news to be bopublished bepublished bepublished
published or whether true or false als There Therecould Therecould here herecould
could be no check on It by publishing publishingnews pub1l5hlngnews publishingnews
news from other sources Appellee would wouldbe wouldbe ouM ouMbe
be powerful in the creation of a to monopoly monopolyIn
In its favor and could dictate the charac character character character ¬
ter of news It would furnish and could couldprejudice couldprejudice couldprejudice
prejudice the interests of the public Such Sucha
a power was never contsmjitsited cont mJlntetl in Its Itscreation Itscreation itscreation
creation and is hostile to public Interests InterestsThe InterestsThe interestsThe
The clear effect of this bylaw Is to create createa
a monopoly which renders It void voidROLL vol volROLL voidROLL
ROLL OF MILITANT CIVILIANS CIVILIANSGen
Gen Lndloira Plan to Create n Reserve ReserveAvailable Re8ereVRUnblc ReservetvnhinIle
Available for Ins ant tine tineSecretary l1eSecretary tseSecretary
Secretary KooThas ROOt Roo has turned over to Gen GenLudlow GenLudlow GenLudlow
Ludlow his plan to secure the creation creationof
of a reserve list of persons In civil life lifewho liteho lifewho
who ho are fully equipped for Instant mill military miUtary milltary ¬
tary service Gen Ludlow has been In Instructed Instructed Instructed ¬
structed to work out the details of the theplan theplan theplan
plan In order that the War Department Departmentmay Departmentma Departmentmay
may ma be enabled to submit a tangible oper operative opera1le operative ¬
ative scheme for the approval of Con Congress Consress Congress ¬
gress sress which body must supply certain certainlegislation certainlegislation certainlegislation
legislationThe legislationThe legislation legislationThe
The Secretary is very ery much in earnest earnestin earnestIn earnestin
in pursuing this project and Is fully sat satisfied satIsfied satisfied ¬
isfied as to Its practicability Briefly stat stated statcd stated ¬
ed his purpose Is to have the L e military militaryschools mUltaryschools militaryschools
schools and colleges of the country countrybrought countryrought countrybrought
brought Into close touch with the regular regulararmy regulararmy regulararmy
army The work of officers detailed as in instructors Instructors instructors ¬
structors In these institutions Is to be bewatched bewitched bewatched
watched and a progress roll of the pupils pupilsunder papUsunder pupilsunder
under their Instructions Is to be kept keptPresident keptPresident keptPresident
President Wheeler of the University of ofCalifornia otCalifornia ofCalifornia
California was at the War War Department Departmentyesterday Departmentesterda Departmentyesterday
yesterday esterda and talked over this phase of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the project with Secretary Root RootAfter RootAfter RootAfter
After the boys go out into civil life 1I it itIs Itis itis
Is Intopded intded that they shall be kept track trackofi trackof trackof
ofi of If they the go gotnto into the National Guard Guardthey Guardthey Guardthey
they will be given opportunities for special specialcoqrscs specialC01 specialcotrscs
coqrscs C01 rscs of military study stud and thrown as asmuch asmuch I Imuch
much as possible into the military atmos atmosphere atmosphere atmosphere ¬
phere Tho result re5u t of all this Is expected expectedto
to be that infttlme tn tlme of war or emergency emergencynecessitating emergencynecessitating emergencynecessitating
necessitating the sudden increase of the thearmy thearm thearmy
army arm there will 111 be a long roll of available availablemen aaIlablemen availablemen
men for appointment appointmentCARNEGIE appoIntmentCARNEGIE appointmentCARNEGIE
CARNEGIE EN ROUTE TO TOPITISBURG TOPITISBURGStill PITTSBURG PITTSBURGStill PITISBUFIGStill
Still Decline to Discus the Merits of oftbe oftbeFrick the theFrick theFrick
Frick Suit SuitFernandina SuitFenmndinaF1a suitFernandlna
Fernandina FenmndinaF1a Flu Feb 19 19Andrew Andrew Car Carnegie Carneste Carnegle ¬
negie passed through here this morning morningfrom mornIn mornInfrom morningfrom
from Dungenness en route to PIttsburg PIttsburgHe
He was accompanied by one of his law lawyers lawers lawyers ¬
yers ers Mr r Carnegie declined to say any anything anythJng anything ¬
thing relative to the Frick suit suitPIttsburg suItPittsburg cultPtttsburg
PIttsburg Pa Feb 13 19Attornes 19AttornesChantler IhAttorneysChantlor Attorneys AttorneysChantler
Chantler McGlll Cunningham entered enteredtheir enteredtheir enteredtheir
their apearance in Common Pleas Court CourtNo Courto Courtco
No co o 1 today fo H M Curry In the theequity theequIt theequity
equity equIt suit brought by H IL C C Frick against againstAndrew I IAndrew IAndrew
Andrew Carnegie and other merpbers of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Carnegie Steel Company limited This Thisives Thisgives I Iives
gives ives all the defendants representation on onthe onthe i ithe
the record recordTo recordTo
I
To Carrr Oat Rapid Transit Contract ContractAlbany ContrnctAloon ContractAlbany
Albany Aloon N No Y Feb 19 19A A certificate of ofincorporation ol olIncorporation o oincorporation
incorporation cf c the Rapid Transit Sub Subway SubI SubVa Subway ¬ I
way Va Construction Company of New No ew York YorkCity YorkCIty YorkCity
City was filed today to a with the secretary secretaryof
of state The company Is organized with witha
a capital of 5000000 The directors are areWilliam areVlIUam areWilliam
William N Baldwin jr r president of ofthe orthe ofthe
the Long Island Railroad Company CompanyJames CompanyJames CompanyJames
James Jourdan of Brooklyn Gardiner GardinerM
M r Lane of Cambridge CnJrbrld e Mass and Au August August August ¬
gust Belmont CT C C T Barney George Cop Coppell Coppell Coppoll
pell E Eo Mora Iora Davlson Andrew Freed Freedman Freedman Freedman
man Walter WalterG G Oakman John Pierce PierceWilliam PierceWitHam PierceWilliam
William A A Read Read Cornelius Vandebilt Vandebiltand Vandeblltand Vandeblitand
and George W Young Youn of New e York City CityThis CityThis CityThIs
This Is the incorporation tn rpoJatlon organized to tocarry torry tocarry
carry rry out the contract awarded to John JohnB JohnB JohnB
B McDonald for the construction of the therapid therapid therapid
rapid transit tr nslt railway In New York City CityDeath CityDeath CityDeath
Death cfSenatar Lode Lodges Jloiber JloiberBoston JlolberBoston IotberBoston
Boston Feb 19 19Mrs Mrs Irs Annie E L Lodge Lodgemother LodJemother Lodgemother
mother of Senator Henry Cabot Lodge Lodgedied Lodgedied Lodgedied
died at her home In t this Is city today She Shewas Shewas Shewas
was seventynine years of ajcreSenator age ageSenator ageSenator
Senator Lodge was wasnotified notified t by > 7 telegraph telegraphyesterday telegraphesterday telegraphyesterday
yesterday afternoon of the death d ath of his Msmother hismother hismother
mother and nd left hurriedly hurrledl on the 5 oclock oclocktrain oclocktrafn oclocktrain
train for Boston BostonIfls BosronIJis BostonIJIs
IJis bereavement reavement will prevent a meeting meetingtoday meetingtoday meetingtoday
today of the Senate Committee on the thePhilippines tbePbUlpplntJJ thePhilippines
Philippines of Which hlcb he is the chairman chairmanand cha1rmaDand chairmanand
and at which the SpoOner Spo ner bill was to tofeave tohae tosave
feave save been ordered to be favorably re reported repqrted ¬
pqrted Mr Ir Lodge had given notice that thathe thathe thattie
he worn deliver a speech tomorrow on onthe onthe onthe
the Philippine question but this an announcement announcement announcetnent ¬
nouncement is now of course cou canceled canceledSnrifteftt canceJ canceJSwlftut canceledSuitest
Snrifteftt of orOce ofOeau ofOeautnited Ocean Grejhoundn GrejhoundnUnited Gre7hou dll dllUnited
United States Consul Kehl at Stettin Stettinfras Stettfnhas Stettinhas
has supplied the State Deportment with withsome withsome withsome
some remarkable figures recording the thedimensions thedlmemdons thedimensions
dimensions of a big steamship launched launchedat
at Stettin Stettln lav Iat month Intended for the thetransAtlantic thetransAtlantIc thetransAtlantic
transAtlantic trade trade The vessel will be bethe bethe bethe
the fleetest In the world the estimated estimatedsp etlmated8pted estimatedpee4
sp 8pted ed being b lng twentythree knots and she shewill shewill he hewill
will tt e eight feet broader than the Great
Eastern EasternNo EalJternXoFrrall
Easterno
No XoFrrall o Fre Fresh fa Outbreak In VrnezoeU VrnezoeUCaracas fraezaelCaracu VruezseiCaracas
Caracas Caracu Venezuela Fob F b 19 19The The gov government government goternment ¬
ernment and press protest against 1 atnst re reports reporu reports ¬
ports published in the United States as asserting u uurtin asserting ¬
urtin serting that a new revolution has broken brokenout brokenout brokenout
out in Venezuela An indignation meet tn r t ¬
lag was held here yesterday yesterdayTre yeattrd4iyr yeattrd4iyTna yesterdayTrcasurj
Tre Tna Trcasurj + nr Rrl r Ue Utttpt eipt and CxpeaditMre CxpeaditMrefor PxptutlltuuXaUonal EpeudltisresNational
National bank notes re received IYed yesterday yesterdayor
for or redemption S27SI iP1t 5 > 12 Government re receipts recelPtsrom soceipta ¬
ceipts celPtsrom from internal revenue 11S3C70 11S3C70customs nrm SI f9 C10 G7043Zfltg
customs 7 0 < HJ < miscellaneous mlieeUaneouf f433U 43Zfltg tx txpecdltures up
pecdltures p Dd1tureB g070W 07OVA u
POLITICS IN MONTANA MONTANASenator MONTANAScmttor MONTANASenator
Senator Clark Tells What He HeSpent HeSpel1t TieSpent
Spent in 1898 and 1899 1899CAMPAIGN 1899OAIP 1899OAMPA1O
CAMPAIGN OAIP OAMPA1O lGN EXPENSES RAN HIGH HIGHFrankly IIIGIIIMIkIT 111611rnskly
Frankly Admit that ThrreWna Thtte u Co o Limit Limitto
to Ills Iii Subscription Sa1i1 Subscripiionsltelkd CIlptloB Uelletl Upon the theInlelrltTBa theIntegrity J JIntel
Intel InlelrltTBa Integrity rlty aid Judgment of the Men te teIVbotii toWhoni
t
IVbotii bOIlI tbe Expenditure Were tre Intrust Intrustcd Intru5trdDotJ IntrustedDoes
rdDotJ cd Doe Xot ot DcIIerc Any 0 of tbe Hloaer HloaerWns JloaeTIfRS lioaeyWas
Was Used UI t colnSnee to Inflaeacc 3Iea In Unlawfully UnlawfullySenator UnllwfullTsenator UnlawfullySenator
Senator Clark of Montana Iantana was waS still stillbeing stillbeing saulbeing
being crossexamined when the Montana MontanaInvestigating Montanainvestigating I
Investigating committee adjourned at a alate alate I Ilate
late hour yesterday afternoon The Ques Questioning QUC5tlonlng qt105tioning ¬
tioning was conducted by b Congressman CongressmanCampbell Congre3smnCampbell CongressmanCanfpbell
Campbell who was formerly tormerl allied with withSenator withSenator withSenator
Senator Clark and who took especial de delight dolight c clight ¬
light in probing as deeply as possible Into IntoMr Intor intoMr
Mr r Clarks private affairs now that he heIs hefg heis
Is employed upon the other side Mr MrClark MrClark r rClark
Clark however stood the ordeal excel excellently excellently ¬ i ilently
lently and made mad prompt and frank re replies replies replies ¬
plies to all questions The crossexamina crossexamination cross Xamlnn ¬ j jtlon
tion was very largely upon trivial and andunimportant andunImportant andunimportant
unimportant details which were elabo elaborated ell elaberated ¬ i irated
rated at wearisome length Mr Ir Camp Campbells Campbe Carnpbells ¬
bells be Irs efforts etro t5 to trip up Mr tr Clark were werenumerous were werenumerous werenprnerous
all the better betterequipped betterequipped
numerous and he was t tequipped
equipped for the purpose because hav having h hIng hn hnlug ¬
ing been originally In the councils of o the theClark liteClark theClark
Clark side he was familiar with details detailsHe detailsHe detailsHe
He was assisted a slsted by the five other lawyers lawyoraemployed laTiIjemplored I Iemployed
employed by b the prosecution Messrs Ed Edmunds Edmunds Edmunds ¬
munds Blrney Dlrne Whiteside and Hartman Hartmanbut Eastmanbut
but none of his h questions elicited any an answers utsers artswers ¬
swers which were ere helpful to the prpiS prpiScution proJ prosO prosOcution
cution Mr Clark as on the previous previousday previouSda previouSday
day da met every charge with lth a plain state statement statemeat ¬
meat mint not endeavoring to avoid or gloss glossover glossover glossover
over any an fact fact even though It might l he besusceptible > e esusceptible I Isusceptible
susceptible of misinterpretation but butspeaking butspeaking ut utspeaking
speaking with a candor that impressed impressedthe Impres ed i ithe
the committee Mr Clark denied again againthat againthat againthat
that to his knowledge any an amount had hadbeen hadbeen hadbeen
been unlawfully or corruptly expended expendedand expendedand expendedand
and he never authorized or countenanced countenancedsuch countenan countenancedsuch ed edsuch
such action actionMr actionMr I IJr
Mr Jr Clark drew drewn a graphic picture of the theconditions theconditions I Iconditions
conditions which prevailed In Montana un under under undor ¬
der what he called the despotism of Daly Dalyand Dalyand I Iand
and said that he did not regret one dollar dollarwhich dollarwhich i
which he had expended JCpen ed In the effort to rid ridthe rillthe rllthe
the State of Dalys Daiy control In fact Qct he headded headded I Iadded
added he would as willingly spend the thesame thusane thecarrie
same amount over again If the hlgn hlgnhanded hignhanded i ihanded
handed tyranny of the Daly people had hadcontinued intlcontinued i icoJitinued
continued he said he would have treat trembled treatblea ¬ j jble
bled ble for the future of the State and would wouldnot wouldnot I
not have remained In the State with his hisfamily hsfamily hisfamily
family He described the open buying of ofvotes orvoles ofvotes
votes at the tll polls pt lls In Butte but said that thatwith thatwith thatwith
with Daly owning the political machinery machineryof
of the county It was as useless to have a aman aman aman
man arrested arrest as s to to buck up against a acyclone acyclone acyclone
cyclone
Clarks Promise to Republicans RepublicansBefore RepnbHcnnlBefore RepnblicanuBefore
Before the proceedings began Chairman ChairmanChandler ChalrmnnChandler ChairmanChandler
Chandler produced a copy of the letter letterpent lettfrent lettersent
pent ent by Mr tr Clark to the Republican cau caucus caucus cauens ¬
cus of the Montana legislature It was wasaddressed wasaddressed wasaddressed
addressed to the chairman of the caucus caucusand caucusand caucusand
and was as follows followsIleltni
followsHelena
Helena llont MeaL Jan 16 16 1599 1S99Hon 1599lIon 1599lIon
lIon S S S Hobson HobsonDear HobsonDear liobsonDear
Dear Sir In reply to your rained favor of this Oilsdate thisdate thisdate
date requeuing requ lng me to define my position on the thetariff thetarl thetedS
tariff tarl question ques 1oo I b beg g to iUte that I am in favor favorof favorof
of a Wsh protective duty on wool ool lead hides hidesand hl bidessod es esand Ii Iiof
and on every other product of this State in order orderthat orderthat orderthat
that producers IJrodQct of raw material shall get an equita equitable eQu1ta1 equitatIe ¬
ble advantage in the distribution of tariff duties dutiesIt duUKIt dutiesIt
It Is manifest that the present schedule 1ched ule Is bade Inadequate badeituato ¬
quate to discharge the expenses of the government governmentand zoTernuentand
and 00 thero will necessarily have to be an Increase Increaseacd Increaseatd increaseand
and a readjustment readjustmentThe readjustmezLThe readiustmeaiThe
The mannfacturicz Interests are entitled to toenouch toeowujh toenough
enough to protect them asalut cheap cbes foreign labor laborscd laboretd laborsod
sod they should be satisfied s to allow the producers producersof
of raw material to have an equal advantage advantageI
I maintain that no representative of this State StateIn StateIn Statein
In the national Congress should allow hlmtelf hlm ¼ elC to tobe tobe tobe
be committed by cancn caucus or otherwise to any policy policythat OlIcythat nolicythat
that would be In confict with lth or prejudicial to the theIrtefests theIlterests theirterests
Irtefests irterests of the State Yours sincerely alnctrelyAV slncerelrw sincerelytv
AV tv A A CLARK CLARKExplains CLARKExplnlnf cLutLExplains
Explains n Lumber Purchase PurchaseWhen Pnrcba PnrchaeWhen e eWIHn
When Senator Clark began to testify he hesaid hepaid hesaid
said that he took no amount of money to toHelena toHelena toHelena
Helena at any time than what he usually usuallytraveled usuallytraveled usuallytraveled
traveled with He was then asked about abouthis abouthis abouthis
his transactions with Mr lr McLaughlin McLaughllnHe lcLaughllnHe
He said that after the purchase of the theBig theBIS theBig
Big Timber Milling Companys interests interestsby Interestsbr interestsby
by the Anaconda Company it became Im Important Important irnpotant ¬
portant to get a new timber supply Mr MrClark MrClark I IClar
Clark Clar said that he saw Mr Ir Bickford and andtold andtold I
told him to look out for any property of ofthis ofthis
j
this character When hen ETckford returned returnedfrom returnedfrom
from Missoula he told Mr r Clark that he hehad hehad hehad
had found about ten million feet of timbir timbirlocated tlm timbrlocated r rlocated
located advantageously for booming and andfor andtor andfor
for being marketed Bickford submitted a aschedule aschedule aschedule
schedule of all the UmUer property b blonglngr blonging be belonging
longing to Mr IrcL1ushtln McLaughlin the viluatlon viluatlonof v vluatlonof lcatlon lcatlonof
of which was fixed at 32000 Bickford Bickfordsaid HlckorllsaId liiokfordsaid
said It was quite possible to secure a re reduction reduction reduction ¬
duction In this price as Mr McLaughlin McLaughllnwas lcLaughtlnwas
was discouraged Later McLaughlin of offered orfered offered ¬
fered to sell for something less than thanEMOCO than21OCO thanr4txo
EMOCO If Clark would give him a contract contractfor contractfor contractfor
for a years rears employment at 5200 2O0 a month monthThis monthThis monthThis
This was agreed to Bickford having havingcharge havingcharge
charge of all the arrangements Mr MrClark MrClark r rClark
Clark said nld that he advanced Mr Ir M MLaughlin MLaughlin Me MeLaughlin
Laughlin SC000 on the purchase Mc McLaughlln c ¬
LaughlIn agreed to retain onethird om thld of the thepurchase thepurchas thepurchase
purchase price in stock He added that thatMcLaughlln thatIeLaugIiUu thatMcLaughlin
McLaughlin had been manager of the thecompany thecompany
company com pan ever since 1 IB93 33 at J2400 4O0 and had hadproven hadproven hadproven
proven to be a very ery efficient man manQ manQ
Q Wa Was u there any an reference during durtn taes these nego negotiations nfe ¬
tiations by you u BlotterS or JIcLsagMJn to the thtSenatorial thenntorl1 theSrnnthrlai
Senatorial nntorl1 qusstlsnt qu tbnA 9A A There was 11 no note no nee sir sirKxpcKcilciireM sirPxpccdlturu sirExpenditures
Expenditures for Political Purposes ParpoltePlSenator PurpocesSenator PurposesSenator
Senator Clark was then asked what he hehad hehad hohad
had expended for political purposes < S from fromAugust tromAugust rota rotaAugust
August L 1 188 1 8 to September Sep ember 1 ISM Tho Tholargest Tholarlest Thelargest
largest Items In this list were as follows follows185S
185S 185SOct 18 18ort 1 1Oct
Oct II UTo To C TV 5 Clark SKM4 34550 M MGet tOOtt 0 0Oct
Get Oct 17To C C W Clark J e 9Ote m 69 69Nov iXOT CONor
Nov 13To To C C TV W Clark WWO 4G eeo W WXOT 00XOT COy0y
XOT 5To To A J Davld D Davidson Tldsqll n Jow CO COIJ9J tolii
IJ9J IJ9JF 1893Fjb lii liiFeb
F Feb b 13 13To To a W Clark 419 2450235 2450235Feb > 2 28 28Feb SFeb
Feb ltT < v isbn a B Welleoa 1MOO 00 00larch 04llarch ft ftJIareh
larch Sl l FTo To WAiter Tallant lOW IA IAMay IASfaT COMay
May KTo W M BtekforJ Dlekfo expenses n el til 1 1Jal7 H HJuly 55July
July Si ItTo To C C W Clark CIa 35050 35050so M W WTotal IEToW
Total 11 1 > 1SM 1SMIn 11 0 0In soIn
In addition to these Items there were weremany Weremany weremany
many smaller payments aggregating rogatlng al altogether altogether a atogether ¬
together J4100 4ItO Mr Ir Clark did not Include inoiudein noIudeIn
in the above statement the gifts of ofeach J3XS J3XSeach 1 1each
each to Mr r McDermbtt John B Wen Weilcome Wencomt Vellcome
come and E E E E Day for the th work which wbiefathey wbldttbey whichthey
they had done They did not expect any anypayment anypayment anypayment
payment but he thought that they deserv deserved dp deservad rv rved ¬
ed the recompense he gave them themQ themQ thetaQ
Q Do yM now what became me of o the amoants yea yeaicbicrlb4 yeuIlIbKribt4 yousubscribed
subscribed for poMtltal ofltii poiyo perpoesA < e A A No 0 air I Isot l4 l41Iot dosot
sot 1Iot exrtpt in a few snail nall = uH Items wkteb I paid oct octby st stby
by cheek leek and which vtre CT rtUroed retl rned t te me meIn meIn meIn
In answer to Senator Turleys question questionSenator qU questionSenatOr IUon IUonSenator
Senator Clark Mid that It was true that thathe thathe thathe
he and three others each paid fj3fJ 18000 iO apiece apieceinto apiecej
j into a campaign fund ur4 at the tint State elec election elecdon alection ¬
tion Comingdown to the theJast Jast election Mr MrClark MrClark MrClark
Clark was asked If he had put any llm limit limiton limitI t ton
I on ba subscriptions uNo No sr sIr r was the therpl theI thereply
I rpl reply > There wa was 110 no limit I knew what whatelections wha whaelections
i elections tI cUon cost in that country and how howmoney MWmone1 howmoney
money had been n pent In unlimited extent extentI
I relied upon the Integrity and Judgment Judgmentof
1 of the men to whom the expenditure was wasintrusted wosIntrusted wasIntrusted
intrusted Mr Clark Mid that In th thfight the thefight thelight
fight over the capital Bite h he i pent flWOOO flWOOOacd nooOOJard ICO ICOarId
arId the Helena people spent even eV n more moreQ lnoreQ snoreQ
Q Was u IB lU meaty TOO spent tAt in tb the IWt esapalra esapalraletrttisately eaapapJ eampsigrzlegitimetch
letrttisately J tbute11 erPtS14t4T sttea4eL sptdtd A I 140 do not belter t41 that uy uyof aDTof sayci
of tits soeey wa5 a as awl for IsScencIaf h Gnd men ea enU enUfully 1111tall anlaw anlawtolly >
fully tall I Joe OU knew ti the e coMlU conditions a41U = i 1 you woald 61114 a aeUU sppe sppeciatt t tcUU
eUU It It
Con4ltloB In loCus IoftmTn 10 10Tn loCusIn
Tn explaining expl lnln these the conditions Senator SenatorClark SenatorClark SenatorClark
Clark said ald that he went Into the campaign campaignfor campaignlor campaignfor
for the tb purpose ot overthrowing overthrowln oneman onemanpower ontmanflOwer onemanpower
power Both Mr r Daly and the company companyof compnnor >
of o which he in the head had spent nt large larseBumi larloum largesums
sums um of money In Montana ontana elections l cton tlonA In Inthe Inth Inthe
the th capital site context Senator 1tor Clark Clarksaid CiacuJd Claticsaid
said he raw aw men m n getting IP apiece for forvoting toroUn forvoUng
voting oUn The conditions had grown own 10 x > tod todthat t4dthat teldthat
that it became necessary to overthrow overthrowthe ovtrthrowthe ovrthrowthe
the people who were responsible lt1J1 OJslbJo > for such eweiihighbanded BUO BUOM suchldghhanded
highbanded M hhanded proceedings Xo o one could couldget couLlel couldge
get ge el any recognition re anywhere said Sen Senator Sentor Senaloe ¬
aloe tor Clark unlea unless they bowed we t the tli knee kneeto k kto kayOto
to Baal and crawled In the dust to the thepeople tf tfIeopl ttioiee ttioieepeople
people Mr Clark C1ar Mid 14 that in Butte Buttcwhere Dutcwhere Buttewhere
where Daly Da11controUed controlled tc saw w repeaters
goln going from poll to poll and money J being beingopenly > JB JBopenly inl inlopenlY
openly used usedQ uWQJ usedQp4
Q QJ < D14 ytw try to t prcMU aarfca4yA anbedy l it ittarleas M Mtorlns
torlns lo atte8t < b bar ay ay ass arr anAsateada t tAaaeoeC
AaaeoeC Company swae ws i tie e yettttaal pellitsatthe JMHU i iUit
the Msaty MsatySenator olantySenator
Senator Clark repented that lb t it itotsary e eessary
otsary to usa large sums ot BMC mcy r tu > w
diil not atuh authorize < riz any w ws wsImproper JSKWT f
improper ponwwce and sd 4M net ri riany o oany
any of it was so used It w was s hanliM hanliMmen han1tmen
men who wooM do nothtns nothing except exceptwas exceptwas
was legitimate and honest H lie ea eathe < tv tvtte
the numerous eau causea e whkh cmpu eompitfixpenditure 4 tr
tacpenditure of roomyla some < jitr
for Instance voters being comp eompi eompitravel
travel 160 mites to regIster Bwi fitsie fitsiethere > < v vthere
there were speakers to secure secureemploy haj5
employ canvassers to be paid for V
g
from bouts to boo boue hoin hotel htfls il r rPWHlUutts
bave never asked for a staLeen f
PWHlUutts and never reetv1 an sny
Air Clark I dM not ask k fr
knew th the men who wr wore intri intriand
the money would spout it 1crurnt
and Judiciously JudiciouslyArizona
In conoludhog his 4trect examinalk
Stnator Clark eid that he knew ants
of the story 1014 by Dr Traccy H
in Arizona Arizona at the time th the Incident
curred LZUXT GQ sarf sarfTheCro
TheCro TheCrosexnmlnnion rxnmlnntion Utclm Utclmwas Regi RegiOn
On crossexamination Senatr Senatrwas
was asked more FpcMrHy r rartrng arlmr i >
condition of affairs In Butte suet t >
his statement of the ernitftion cnwti or th
there He was
friesUoneJ tjso
a ss t > f fU
differences between the Dsly flemo flemoand
and hImself and sskl U that the Dalv Dahocrats I
pcrats ocrats tvantod fusion with sfivpr ih > r R Rp
henna Populists Ac c whil wt th rC
Democrats wanted straight tickets At Atgone
ward said Senator Clagk he W0u9 hae
gone Into any comMiutton with
jv reerw reerwable rv rvable
able people who were Jn favor of irv irvout ir irout
out the infamous
gang that
WM tr tryrt
to run Butte and so lw beButte favored fuikMt
Butte while opposing n m the State ewSenator ew
vention ventionSenator
Senator dark said that h ho had rlr rlrtor
Day 5004 after the
Senatorij tor torended eo eoended
ended b because nus h he wanted to
reward hi hicampaign
for his faithful servIc in the Senator
campaign When ask aske as to WtiiW Weiico s
agency Mr Clark saM that hdTr ho dd a
ask Mr Wellcome to Ko to Hetoa IieIes Wh Vh
the exposure came to did d not ot ask a rfib slitS r r
Mr Wellcome or Wa sos ri harlem V t
Clark whether ihv they bad h = j jinsulted attesaptsl
lribe members because
he wosjj not havo
insulted them with such Mn inquiry inquirycraw
Mr Campbell wanted to kaow how at d
when Mr Clarks son had auUsrjy to
craw draw money who kept Clark1 Clark1wiviti Clarks wiviti peva
accounts e Senator Clark said that
d dId d not remember that his
SON dr w On Onall
him during the meeting of the legie1at
In the month of May following the
journment of the legislature s eetro
all his checks as he
usually dd f fr > r
stubs in th the
stuJLIn check books
were still k ktt > rt rtasd
and because >
the bank kept rwrd of
persons to whom the checks were M
Mr Clark said that
he had five pm perr
bank accoumstJje First National h
of New York City the Risrars XaM I
Bank In this city and banks in BurV Bu
Helena and Los Angeles Home t4orn atten i
was then paid to the Interview betw
Senator Clark and Walteilde with wifhreliciting
eliciting any now facts whll the paym
HLA to A J Davidson of OGO in XovenU
1893 was not In furtherance of the w
ness Senatorial contest because h be < ral aI
not at that time decided to become a
candidate for the Senate
At V this point ° nt tn the crossexamination
rested for the day dayDr dayDr
Dr Tracer TcMific TcMificDr Telifi TelifiDr
Dr Tracey was called at the mornlr mornlrsession mornirsession
session and told of his talks with J Jud Judhunt > nl nlHunt >
Hunt corroborating the latters tfs tfsmony termony
mony He lied also two talks with A Atorney t ttorney
torney General Nolan meting him cas casally cars carsally >
ally both times The first time Nolan Nolantold oIai oIaitold
told him that they had Clark over a atel ha haieU
tel and witness told him that he hrl hrlbetter lii I Ibetter
better get 5100000 out of It and quit n nwhole i iwhole
whole business He seemed to think that thatIt t3tit
It was a pretty good Idea and to feel feelpretty fed fedpretty
pretty good about It said Dr Trawy TrawyQ
Q Did ho girt you a message In the Mtm estu of f a adirect adirest
direct negative reply to take to Senator Cluk If Ifthis Ifthis
this proposition came from Senator CIartA 5 5air No Noair
air ha did not notThis notThis
This talk with Nolan was pur pure 50th 50thDr o h hDr
Dr Tracey said and must hav hays i besa n nregarded > sregarded
regarded by Nolan because the lMt lMtsent afl aflsent
sent him some venison on the next Uy Uyand iyand
and has always been friendly with him himQ himQ
Q Dy Senator Chandler With whom dM T ri ritalk l ltalk
talk before you O4Z had the first Interview with ii iijudge tijudge
judge T A I had no communication with any oee oeeQ oeeQ
Q Explain mare carefully from whom proed we wethe30 C Ctheo
theo suggtstiens of yourself to Judge Hast HastThey Iltintrliey
They were not from from any one I have known Jolp JolpHunt Ju Juhunt
Hunt for over ten years I have cave always alad aladhim ads dl dlhim
him more than any other nan In lIonIzes Vti WIwe 3 3we
we bare not been IntImate we have b bees a r4 r4friend r 1 1friends
friend and I have prescribed for him The on r rROUve Imouse
mouse I bad In the world was tills There sat satrumor u urumor
rumor after rumor about the streets streetserecysody everybody vru vrutalking wstalking
talking about the Wellcome eai ease and about I IS i iSupreme
S Supreme preine Court Courtaud and there was a good deal of tak takabout ii t tabout
about Judge Hunt which I did not believe H Hprobably Ilprobably
probably mere than any otb other r nun was regard regarded ti tithe s sthe
the Daly member ot the court and wu pn peats > ii 7 7wore
wore criticised than any other m sneaber b r of the theThere ro roThere
There was nothing that w weeld ntd ieuee n4ae me to btlura btlurathat beaethat
that he would aeeept mosey er anything aaythl g it lef lefcoce isfesce
coce his opinion In any way whatever I waited wastedSatiSfy i isatisfy
satisfy miM4f positively whUr b be was all HiU HiUor rTg rTgor
or not and I teak this method of dote Oeies U UQ ItQ
Q Yeo deMbersUely uo0cteok B rtook to test his vir virana IF IFand
ana integrity u A JsdgeT jc4geA JU J d did and I am sorj sorjfor sorjfont
for font fontDr it itDr
Dr TMcey said ald that he was convince convin 1 1that 1that
that Judge Hunt w wws s not to be corrupt J Jalthough Ialthough
although he had expected that the propo proposition proriasition ¬
sition would be rejected more forclb forclbthan forc1bthan
than it was wasQ wasQ
Q By Senator Borrows WU dM you mean ty tya Iia
a party prtyrA r A No MM MMQ ensQ
Q Then that statement was nM trwT trusTA X It wu wunot watnot
not true trueQ trueQ
Q Did TOT hare save any InfenatUe fr frea n any anyA ass assA
A I did net
Had No JInuey to Offr filTer filTerDr r rDr
Dr Traces laid that h he had not any anymoney anymoney
money to giv giveJu4e JwJg Hunt and h he might mtehlas mightLu
as Lu well have offered him a million a a50OW
50OW If Judge Hunt had accepted tu tuwitness t twitness
witness could not have ma4 made hU offer offergood offrgood
good and had not made up hi his mind a ato ato
to what course he would pursue Sean Senator Seantor
tor Burrows suggested that he eho ehohave hou houhave
have warned Judge Hunt against b bbribed < I Ibribed
bribed Instead of tempting him In to toelusion ccelusion
elusion Dr Tracey raid that he was r rfavorable t tfavorable
favorable to Senator Clarks Candida candidaat i iat
at first being a Republican and not in interested r rterested ¬
terested In Democratic fights Later Lo Lothought Lathought
thought that Senator Clark ought to Lo Loelected L Lelected
elected electedThft electedThe
The crossoxamlnatlon was devoted devotedlooming devotedlearning
looming something definite about to totime t ttime
time wh whOn n Dr Trac Tracey y first began to re report s sport ¬
port Clark and the extent of that thatwen 5T 5Tport >
port lie was also asked whttber he tI tIseen
wen anybody in his office or on th the sr sron sron
on the morning of August 5 who had hadMm > i ihim
Mm to Bee Judge Hunt but dented th the thehad t thad
had received any suggestios JggeUo or Insr Insrifcn inston
ifcn on from anybody He wa wu also alsowhy aifi aifibook
why be had take out his presE presEbook
l lIt 1It
book in Judge Hunts presence and i
It was because It contained a a rnro raemr raemrdum < > r rdum
dum regarding a place where h he had had1111CC f fiiuke
iiuke n will Questions ware ai also o a ahim L Lhim
him regarding hte sale of Montana Montafltiorial S Stlonal
tlonal Bank stock and he Mid he hedeposed hedieposed
deposed of It last May or Jui June forlie for forltd
ltd had owned the stock some Mx ix orr orryear or5vtd or5vtdyears
year and wa was glad of the opportunity opportunitySmith opportuflhlYdispose >
dispose of it The purchaser was A l lSmith
Smith cashier of the Montami Joatafl JoataflBank uhw uhwBank
Bank but he did bi not say whether whetherwanted whethrwanted
wanted It for himself or somebodY > m1 m1and C Cand
and the retard of Its transfer h4 h4been n nbeen
been made madeThe madeTue
The committed will meet ajata t tmorning tmorning
morning
Boston Cat Cole Xo o 3Iore lorc Ice IceThft iceFrom
From the Deston dtrthi dtrthithe
the showing made by G Con n Martin a 5 v vtho 15the
the wonderful con of k lee to t te w C11Y tr trBoston ° 0Boston
Boston wilt not please the Social IKE IKEInto L Lcrats
crats who believe that the city shtd g2 g2into
Into almo almost t every kind of burta 1AMIMU L t tIt I
It will appeal to the taxp taxpayer y r v very ry p P0 P0ediy t tedly
edly When the market price pi ico of ofBoston iCCr <
Boston is from rota 1210 U to 3 pr ton It II IIeconomy r reconomy
economy to try to run a rnunldi munlc4val ai K Kpartment lCpartnsent t
partment which deilven ice at a e eVJ 0 5 5va
VJ per ton Jn a e ease e like this It I Ibottcr Ibetter
better for Bo BO1I4091 wi to cut 1 ieo X Xav Ice 1 1save
save av more money It wo woeki M bar YC YCcheaper S Scheaper
cheaper to distribute tkkeu to > 03e 03eicr 4 4ter
ter fountain each suod d toe a acream jisse uf ufcream
cream soda oda in summer er a cap o ocoffee of ofcoffee
coffee in winter Why not Tii The cit < W Wjut L Ljust
jut as wu couch h right to 4o tHat a as W IVinto K Kinto >
into the ice burinoa buMn and It would vQt ft flbe j
be nearly so o expensive tlth either eitherIeciNrc r I IJcclMrc
JcclMrc VB Jrtirso rurso WmMnetn WmMnetnTho Vaetligt0lIThe
The annual ltur eture on George WaiN Wahii Wahiiton I Iton
ton win bo given this yo year r In the R Rhi I IWy
Wy hi room MoMahon HaW of U the < lfc IbI f fVnlr
I Vnlr Vnitornlty raty by HOB Oweusey M i iFT iFTon peye peyeI
I on ° r Wedasfday afternoon FebruarY 3 1 a aI i
I 435 4ZGocl0cl oclock

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