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IN UNPOPULAR TICKET Republicans Don't Enthuse Over Taft and Sherman. MUCH DISCONTENT APPARENT 'Crushing Methods Employed In the Convention Left Many Sore Spots. Old Line G. O. P. Leaders Enraged. The Outbreak For La Follette —Vital Issues Ignored—The Slap at Union Labor. By WILLIS J. ABBOT. The Republican convention ended auild bickering, hard feelings, disap pointed ambitions and a sense of out rage 011 the part of the minority lead ers. It would lie dithcult to exagger ate the amount of discontent which the Republican convention has left among Republican politicians. It Is of course Impossible to mention names, but everj* Washington correspondent ■who has been here in Chicago and who ■knows the Washington leaders has stored awty in liis mind the acrimoni ous utterlngs of more than one of the ■great figures at the capital concerning the methods of the convention and the character of the ticket. Where Presi dent Roosevelt could have obtained the opinion that Taft would be a popular •candidate is difficult to imagine. He •could not have got it from the leaders Jn the house or in the senate or the old time leaders in Republican or doubtful •states. He could not have got it through the time honored method of feeling the pulse of the people, for such popular enthusiasm as there was and Is for Taft has been manufactured at heavy financial expense and by the use of the power of the federal gov ernment through Its officeholders. In separating to go their various •ways the Republican leaders, with the ■exception of the little ring who han dled the steam roller that crushed old time Republicanism out of recognition, complained bitterly of these wrongs: The flagrant and open intervention of the administration to force the nomi nation of a member of tlie president's official family and thereby perpetuate Jn fact If not 111 name the Roosevelt dynasty; the methods by which the .majority in the national committee and Che majority on the floor of the con vention Ignored the rights of the mi nority and carried through a cut and dried programme with a heavy hand; the platform, which was written at 'Washington and concerning which the vjld time leaders of the party had 110 more to say than the pages who car ried messages about the aisles of the convention hall, and the summary side tracking of the tried and true war horses of the party in order to make ■place for new blood, new men and new - Ideas. Nobody can overestimate the extent to which today these things are resent ed. But it is not for Democrats to rely too much upon the present unrest in the Republican party, for dissension in that organization is apt to die out be fore election day. It is fc.~ us rather to jlose our own ranks and to proceed as 'though we were to meet an enemy nulled, strong and confident of victory. The Convention's Best Moment. The one real burst of unmanufac tured enthusiasm came when a man almost unknown to national politics rose at the end of the roll call of states to nominate hopelessly La Fol lette of Wlsconsiu. There was no chance for the nomination of his chief. He confronted a body of delegates pledged to Taft and who represented -an Investment In preliminary cam paigning of more than three-quarters Of a million dollars. He spoke without effort or oratorical effect, but he set -forward clearly and calmly the three planks In the La Follette programme which the Republican party in con tention assembled had refused to adopt. Even among the delegates who •were tied hand and foot by Instruc tions his earnestness and the way in ■which he expounded the nature and purposes of these planks aroused eu 'thuslasm. The galleries blazed with .ttoy, and save that the oflloers of the ■"convention and the Taft leaders on the Moor put out their utmost endeavors to ■check the outbreak the demonstration tor La Follette would have equaled that for either Taft or Roosevelt. There Is significance In this—double significance. Do not forget that Senator La Follette Is yet a young man as pol itics goes, having reached Ills fifty third birthday the day before this con vention assembled. He still holds his state organization and the devoted sup port of a vast majority of the voters of Wisconsin. Very wisely—and I say this as a lifelong 1 >einocrat—he tele graphed to the nominee of his party his assurance of hi* support of the ticket, but explicitly rewrved bis right to crit icise the piailoriu. How useful Sen ator La Follc't'' aid under these cir cumstances may be to Mr. Taft Is yet to be determined, but the support thus extended keeps La Follette "regular," and when about four years from now observers of politics gather at au itb- r Republican convention the "little tfls.it" of Wisconsin will lie a factor to • be reckoned with. Thn Famous Three Planks. Bvi'jre tlii.s enuipuigii Is over there is 'iColiik to Im> niui'li tiilil In debate on tile stump ami In the newspapers concern ing tin- three plunks of the La Kollette platform which were offered for a spe cial vote on the Hour of the convention and each one <>f which was voted down l>y the well disciplined forces of Tuft. Zieduced to essentials, these were the planks: First.—Compulsory publication of all 'tf*mpaiKn contributions, with the naues of tlio contrlb itors. I flacond.-- The olllclul valuation of the physical profwrtlf of Inlerstato rail roads. Third.- Tht> elwtlnn «'f I'ultrd Slates wuntoin liy direct vote of thp people Th<> Republican party bus gone <•" record as opposing all three of these proposition*. A convention which proudly IniHsted lhal II wan dominated Ity President Roosevelt voted down those planks. although some months ago Mr Roosevelt urged In a message to congress tho publicity of all emu palgn contributions ami tho valuation .»f railroad propert\ II Is truo that as :he tltno for election drou uonr neither if these Issues «:is luentloiied lu the volley of presidential messages to con gress. and the lullueuee of the prowl lout was not exerted In the slightest legree to save either measure, which lie had earlier reooinuiended. from the Hostility of his friends at Chicago. What It all means Is so dear that a mere statement of conditions leads to the Inevitable Inference. The Repub 'lcan party faces In this campaign a •rlsls In Its existence. It Is at odds with the people. It goes to the country with a record of extravagant Incompe tence and Impotence lu two successive •ongresses absolutely controlled by Its 'eatler. It Is torti with Internal strife, and Its leaders greet each other with smiles 011 their lips and hate in their hearts. Hut It looks back to the days of ISfXI and remembers that It has I icon schooled In the art of winning elections by the brute force of money. So It nominates a ticket Intended to produce money. It puts at the head Taft. one of whose brothers controls •ill the public utilities of Cincinnati and who Is In touch with all the financiers <>f tho Ohio valley. Another brother is the attorney for the Guggen heim brothers, who created and now possess the smelter trust and who next to the Standard Oil company are the strongest plutocratic force In tho Unit ed States. Having enthroned Taft, the convention proceeded to nominate for vice president James S. Sherman of Now York, himself a rich man, the as sociate of Wall street magnates and a man generally credited with having raised that $240,000 from Insurance companies and speculative bankers which Roosevelt asked his "practical" friend, Mr. Ilarriman, to get for use In tho last two days of the 11)04 cam paign. Does any one think that a party so openly bidding for contributions from higli financiers would declare for pub licity In Its financial methods? The men from whom tho Republican party will seek to get its funds are the men who either own railroads or gamble 111 their stocks. If the party asks for on official valuation of the physical properties 011 which these stocks and bonds are based, what chance would It have of getting contri butions from this class of financiers? The whole strategy is as clear to the Intelligent mind as a polished piece of rock crystal. Future of the La Follette Planks. I am not n member of the Denver convention nor of the national commit tee. but 1 think tliat the three planks thus coldly set aside here at Chicago will find a place in the Denver plat form. doubtless with the verbiage changed, but with the sense still re tained. They represent really Demo cratic doctrine. Mr. Bryan lias long preached the doctrine of the direct election of senators by the people and alone among the presidential possibili ties of this country on either party side appeared before the house committee ou the election of president and vice president and made a stirring appeal for the campaign publicity bill, which was killed by Cannon In congress and here again. I have no personal knowledge of Mr. Bryan's position 011 the third plank, save that his paper, the Com moner, commended heartily the propo sition made In congress for the phys ical valuation of telegraph lines, and. writing from memory only without the documents before me. I think it also approved the valuation of the railways. The Anti-injunction Plank, After nominating Taft, one of the flrst exponents of government by in junction, him the morning after thotflpds of organized laborers paraded tnPfetreets of Chicago and held a meeting of protest against such ac tion, the Republican convention adopt ed. after a bitter tight in the commit tee ou resolutions, what they called an anti-injunction plank. It has been re pudiated by every prominent labor leader gathered in the convention city. It means the revolt of union labor against this ticket, for the nomination of Taft and the cavalier rejection of the planks offered by Samuel Gompers and by officials of the railroad brother hood were neatly rounded out by the nomination for vice president of Sher man, who led the tight against any anil injunction plank whatsoever. Here again Is opportunity for the Demo cratic national convention to profit by the folly, or worse, of Its rival. Concerning That Platform. There has been nil ambition ou the part of many men In the Democratic councils to uiuUe the Denver platform brief, succinct and limited to the decla ration of mere fundamental principles, leaving it to the speakers In the cam paign to elaborate and expound. This is not an easy end to accomplish. Ev erybody wants something in the plat form, and everybody wants his own particular something set forth lu his own oratorical and finely rounded pe riods. Mr. Bryan used to say that the ideal platform would be one that could be printed on a postal card, but that Is an ideal practically Impossible of ful illlment. When the Republican plat form was printed, scores of men In pol itics and In Journalism whose business It was to read the platform scoffed at it* length and said that they had not had time to read it. Better a short platform that can be mentorized than a long one which only the proofreader will ever read through. Chicago, ABERJ>t/:N HERALb, MONDAY, JULY 13. 1908. Heart to Heart Talks. By EDWIN A. NYE. Copyrlnht, 1908, l>y I'M win A. Nyri. THE FACES OF THE DEAD. A touching story conies from HufTalo Years ago a father lost his only son, a lad of twelve years. When a longing for n sight of the boy's absent fuce comes over the mini he stands by the school g£e ami watches the face of every child lie never sees the face he looks for: but, cheered by the composite face of boy hood. he takes up his work again. Pathetic? Aye, and there Is a great teaching in the story, and consolation. In the picture gallery of almost every soul there Is the frame of some dear face It shall never see again. Tho mind's eye holds the portrait but dim ly. The years are so thick a veil be tween! Hut betimes, when the noises of the world are still and memory Is quick to do Its office, we almost see them once again—the faces of our loved aud lost. Ah, the faces! Most of all do we see them In our sleep. No able artist can retouch the faded pictures like the artist of kindly sleep. And how changed the faces! They were pale, worn faces upon which one day we dropped our bitter tears. Hut. 10, these dream faces are beauteous, winsome, smiling, as if they beheld some work of love begun, some deed of kindness done! The faces of the dead! When we seek to find their counter part in the faces of the living or in tho faces of our dreams we are cheered and strengthened. The dead would have It so. They would be remember ed. Aye, but In that remembrance fcere they to speak their greatest wish they would have their memory conse crated to the good of the living. And so as we go chastened to our dally task by the remembrance of tho dead we find refreshment by the way. And tho world is thus made better. All boy hood is dearer to that father in Buffalo because he finds reminders of the face be lost. The faces of the dead! Who would bring pain or sorrow to those dead faces fashioned so like our own'! O son of man, be careful lost when you torture the heart and distort the faces' of your fellows you come face to face with the sacred features of your dead! Not What He Meant. Waiter (who has just served up some soup)—l.ooks uncommonly like rain, sir. Diner—Yes, by Jove, and tastes like it too! Bring me some thick soup.— Tatler. "A Middleweight." PUT UP THE SWORD. IHAVE sung of the soldier's glory As I never shall sine again; I have gazed on the shambles gory, I have smelted of the slaughter pen. There Is blood In the Ink well clotted, There are stains on the laurel leaf. And the pages of fame are blotted With tho tears of a needless grief. The bird is slaughtered for fashion. And the beast is killed for sport. And never tho word compassion Is whispered at Moloch's court. For the parent seal in the water Is slain and her child must die That some sister or wife or daughter Her beauty may beautify. And the merciful thought we smother, For such Is the way of man, As we murder the useless mother For tha "unborn astrakhan." • But a season of rest comes never For the rarest sport of all. Will his patience endure forever Who noteth the sparrow's fall? When the volleys of hell are sweeping The sea and the battle plain. Do you think that our God is sleeping And never to wake again? When hunger and ravenous fever Are slaying the wasted frame, Shall we worship the red deceiver, The devil that men call fame? We may swing the censer to cover The odor of blood. In vain. God asks us, over and over, "Where is thy brother Cain?" —James Jeffrey Roche. FOREIGN Dreyfus Shot In Zola Ceremony. liiirlng the public ceremonies con ncctcd with the removal of the body of l£mlle Zola to the Pantheon at Paris Alfred Dreyfus, the army officer for whose liberty from unjust degrada Hun Zola devoted the latter years of his life, was shot in the arm by an aged Journalist named (Jregorl. The services were about lo end and Presl dent Fallleres had left the building to review the parade of troops when Gregorl tired twice at Dreyfus, who was seated with bis wife. Gregorl was arrested at once and iu explana tion of his act said. "I acted In a moment of impatience before so many honors rendered to an individual I consider unworthy." Full national honors were paid to the memory of the great author. Hut the anti-Semite faction made demonstrations of dis approval, culminating In the shooting of Dreyfus. The wound Is not dun ge rolls. Socialists In Prussian Diet. The most striking result of the par liamentary elections In Prussia was the choice of five Social Democrats, four of whom were from Berlin and the other from Hanover. It Is the first time a Socialist was ever elected to the diet of Prussia. Against King's Visit to Czar. The opposition of the radical T.abor ltes and Socialists lu tiio British com mons to the proposed official visit of King Edward to the czar of Russia continued and caused 11 sharp debate. O'Grady. Labor member from I.eeds, moved that the amount of money al lowed for the trip be limited to $500 and, amid prolonged cheers, said It would lie a scandal for the king of England to consort with the ruler re sponsible for the horrors of bloody tin inlay and other crimes ngaii'.Kt liu imiiity and freedom in Russia. Kettle said the "ils' 1 . would be not a frnter nlzatlon %»lt!i the Russian people, but with the bangman of itussla. 111 reply to the Laborites Sir Edward Grey, the foreign secretary, accepted full respon sibility for advising the king to pay the visit at this time. He denied that any negotiations were afoot for a new treaty, but said it was expected that better relations between the two coun tries would be the result. A motion condemning the proposed visit was defeated—22o to 59. Douma Signs Death Warrant. By voting to surrender one of Its members, Kosonotoff, tho Russian douma has virtually signed its own death warrant as a free agent, ns it admits tho right of the government to put 011 trial any member It may choose. Two Cent Postage to England. Simultaneously In the house of com mons unci at Washington It was an nounced by the postmasters general of Great Britain and of the United States that an agreement had been reached for letter postage of 2 cents an ounce between the two nations on and after Oct. 1, 1908, the present rate being 5 cents for the first ounce and 3 for all after that. The proposal of a reduction came from Postmaster General Buxton of England. "An All Around Athlete." Sporting Notes. Rising Sun, Md., is to have a race track. It Is reported on good authority that General Watts, 2:06%, Is to be sent to Russia to compete in the big interna tional event. Hostetter of the St. Louis National league team can pitch, catch and play any position in the Infield and out field and do all well. Edwin R. Sweetland, formerly foot ball coach of Syracuse university, has been secured by Colgate to coach the football squad at Hamilton next fall. Head Coach James Wray of the Har vard varsity crew declares that it will be next to Impossible to compose nil eight of the best American college oarsmen to represent America in the Olympic regatta. Train and Track. The Income of the street railways in Pennsylvania lust year was $3,558,200 un>ro than In lituij and the disburse ments $3,908,397 more. At the present rate of Increase of traffic on the railways in New York city the facilities will have to be dou bled In the next fifteen years to give even as good service as exists today. Tho left hand running of trains on double track is practiced by two Im portant railways in tho United States, the Lake Shore and Michigan South ern railway and tho Chicago and Northwestern railway. Old Fashioned. An old fashioned woman never says a man bud a relapse; she calls it a "setback." What has become of the old fash ioned novel that began with a solitary horseman appearing on a hill? What has become of that dear, thoughtful and handsomely dressed woman who always wore her hats two seasons?—Atchison Globe. PROFESSIONAL CARDS. DR. WATKINS. Office in Cr i wilier-Wooding block, coiner of G am) Heron Street". Office hours—lo:.'!() to 11 :30 a. in.; 1 :30 t04:30 «ml 7:00 lo 8:0<> p. in. Telephone IHS It. N. MhcLAPFKRTY, M. It. MAY>IK Mnnl.A KKKKTY, M. I> In Olintftrira nml Gynerolnify PHYSICIANS and SURGEONS OtVlc** •»!>«• it «t all llourn z«»ifi»ico liiock "PVmnp T319 Over llMHtoii Store * luift DR. McNIVcN Practice liiniieil to the EYE, EAR, NOSE and THROAT. 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