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VOLUME 30. THE REPUBLICAN STATEPLATFORM DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES ADOPTED BY THE REPUBLI CAN PARTY OF NORTH DAKOTA. The Republicans of North Dakota, through their state central commit-j tee selected according to tfc# laws ofj tke rtate, make the following declara-j tlona of their views upon public af fairs: The Republicans of the state of North Dakota declare their allegiance to the doctrines and principles of the Republican party and to the Republi can national platform of 1008. The Republican party from its birth has been a party of protection, hold ing fast to the doctrine that the Am erican standard of living in this country should be maintained, that the products of the American farm and factory should have preference In the great American home markets and that the American laborer should not be compelled to sell his services In competition with the lower price of labor in Europe and the Orient To prevent monopoly and Injustice) to the consumer In the application! of this protective policy, the Repub lican party has always maintained that the protection accorded the Am erican people of all classes should measure the difference betwen the cost of production at home and abroad. Whereas it is Impossible for anyi political party to enact a fair, just] and scientific tariff law without re liable information upon which to base It, and no such Information being, ati hand, we recognize that the Payne tariff law Is not a perfect tariff .meas-, lire, and we therefore favor a qeadr' Justment of the tariff by consider ing the various schedules separately,! so that each subject "can be dealt! with upon lta own merits in accord ance with Republican tariff principles, and the findings and recommendations of an Independent non-partisan tarlfCj commission, which shall be the instru mentality of congress and whose re-, ports shall be published so that the, people may be advised of its lnvesti-i Cations. And we pledge our influence! to the creation of such a commission., 1 We believe that such tariff commis sion should be made permanent and, When its report shall have been madej upon any schedule that such schedulej should be made .to conform to thej ascertained facts. We recognize In William H. Taft, the| chief executive of the nation, a manj of sterling integrity and lofty patriot-' Ism. And we congratulate him on the enactment at the last session of con yress of an unusual amount of im portant legislation and we commend) /the president and members of congress tor their efforts in securing the pas sage of these laws, and we furtherj commend the president for his efforts In carrying Into effect the reform policies Initiated during the adminis tration of President Roosevelt. We congratulate ex-President Roose velt for his great achievement in •rousing the conscience of the Ameri can people to a sense of civici righteousness. 5 We declare the right and power ofl both the federal and state authority, each within its constitutional juris diction, to regulate and control all transportation companies, to the end that only just and reasonable rates •hall be charged for transportation of persons, property or messages, and that no discrimination shall be prac tlced between persons or localities. We believe that the government, through its proper department or bu reau, should ascertain the physical value of railway and other lnterstatei transportation property, which value, to connection with other important factors, shall be taken into considera-i tlon by the interstate commerce com-, mission in establishing just and rea-' •enable rates. We further believe that provision, Should be made by law for federal] regulation of all corporations doing. Interstate business, restricting the issuance of bonds and stocks by said, corporations In excess of the realj .value of their assets and forbidding] them from purchasing stock In com-! companies. national resources Initiated during 'thej' administration of President Roosevelt,] and guarded and strengthened by ap proprlate legislation during the admin istration of President Taft. Inasmuch as the natural resources of our state are primarily the fertility of our soil, our enormous deposits of clay and coal, and our abundant sup ply of water for Irrigating purposes, we recommend that our members In congress shall use their utmost en deavor to secure a national approprla* tlon for the purpose of establishing agricultural schools and experiment stations, thereby Improving our meth ods of farming that we may derive a greater yield from our soil, and In the maintenance of our school of mines, that the utility of our clay coal as a fuel and for manufacturing and other purposes may be more fully demonstrated and In the conserving of the waters of the state for Irriga tion purposes. We believe that the federal government should co-operate with the government of our state that a positive and direct benefit may thereby accrue to our people. Inasmuch as a large amount of public lands In North'Dakota for gen eral reclamation purposes, we believe that we should receive larger appro priations in return than have hereto fore been expended for such pitfposes In the state. We further recommend that our members in congress use their utmost endeavor to extend the time allowed by the government for citizens of the state who have taken up public land .under the federal irrigation laws, In which to make their first and final payments. We renew our allegiance to thd w( affirm our belief In the wiadom policy of conaervation of our greas We favor an amendment to the fed eral constitution, providing for the dl rdct election of the United States senators. We heartily endorse a comprehen sive, practical plan which has for its purpose the improvement of our inland waterways, so that they may again become great highways of commerce and sources of benefit and profit to the whole people, And we recommend that a commission of 'experts-be pro vided by law, whose duty it shall be to investigate and present to congress such comprehensive and practical plans for the utilization of all our navigable lakes and rivers, for pur poses of inland and foreign commerce, and to the end that all appropriations hereafter made for rivers and harbors may be in furtherance of such plan. We favor the speedy enactment of federal laws providing for income and inheritance taxes, so graduated that the burden of taxation may fall most heavily on those most able to bear them. We favor the ratification of the in come tax amendment to the federal constitution at the next session of the legislature. We urge the enactment of state and federal laws providing that corpora tion officials shall be punished for criminal and other violations of the law the same as if they had acted as private individuals. We commend the Republican policy of free rural delivery and recommend its rapid extension. We favor the adoption of an anti pass law and franking privilege. Believing that a fair and equitable system of taxation is essential to the welfare and prosperity of the state, we insist that the legislature at its next session take steps to establish a permanent non-partisan tax commis sion. We believe that a board of control for charitable and penal' institutions will mean greater economy and effi ciency and prove more satisfactory than the present plan of management. We therefore urge the enactment of such legislation as will bring this about. We believe that such additional laws should be enacted at the forthcoming session of the legislature as will give, to the railroad commissioners of this state more power to protect the rights of the people. We favor national grain Inspection, and urge our representatives in con gress to support such legislation. We are in favor of good roads, and favor such legislation as will provide for their better construction and care. The primary election law having been adopted for the purpose of giving the individual voter larger participa tion in making nominations for publlo I positions, we favor such amendments I thereto as will guard this right and will permit men of moderate means to I become candidates for important pub-! l|c offices. ... .. I 0j principle of the Initiative, refer- mdum and well a 8tclB, gent corrupt practice law. We favor the enactment of a law requiring publicity of campaign con tributions and expenses. We heartily favor the strict enforce ment of the prohibitory law, and pledge ourselves to a vigorous enforcement of every law upon our statute books. We condemn the inconsistency of ,the present exeoutlve of this state In jthe exercise of the veto power and la the use of publlo patronage to reward .political henchmen. I We remind the Republican voters of) the state that the election of a Demo cratic governor also resulted In a Re publican state being represented in jthe United States senate by a Demo crat. RON. G. A. JOHNSON, OUR CANDIDATE FOR BOVERNORj A MAN POSSESSING CHARACTER,) EDUCATION AND EXPERI ENCE TO FIT HIM FOR HIGH OFFICE. Hen. C. A Johnson, thi republican, nominee for governor, Is not untried as' a public servant Ever since his looa tten In the western part of the state, his neighbors have honored htm bin 'alnMt continuously electing him As a member of the house of repre sentatives in the ninth and tenth ses sions of the legislative assembly, h*i |VU a hard working and consistent! [legislator, serving his constituents Mtltfully and acting on many im-j JftNrtQnt committees. His record as a representative is such as to refieot «N»t credit oa both himself and the district he represented, As mayor and a member of the board jot education of the city of Mlnot Mr. [Johnson gave his best efforts to the up building of the community in which he. resided. Twice he has been selected by the electors of his party in a state-wide [primary to be their standard-bearer. |Hls popularity with the masses has jbeen shown by the splendid Vote he re ceived in the primary elections. As a business man he has been suc cessful and as a private citizen up right and clean. Throughout the var ious political campaigns In which Mr. Johnson has been before the people, his honesty or integrity has never been1 assailed. He Is a candidate worthy of the suf frage of his party from the standi point of manhood, ability and experl-, ence and should be elected November tth by a handsome majority. ADVICE OF SENATOR CUMMINS Senator A. B. Cummins Advises North Dakota Republicans to Vote the 6traight Ticket, To the spurious arguments present-, ed by the Democrats that the insurg-j ents should bolt their ticket, and vot for John Burk« for governor In ordei ,to get even with the stalwarts, then Is but one reply, viz: A state-widi primary law gave the right to ever: Republican elector of the state oiJ North Dakota to cast his ballot on th^ 29th day of June for any man run ning for any office as he saw fit. Then was no hlnderance or obstacle placed iin the way of a fair vote and an honest [return. So long as an Insurgent elalma ito be a republican there Is no good [reason that he eaa offer for opposition .to any nominee on the Republican ticket nomiated June 29th. I 1 Senator Albert B. Cummins of Iowa, I one of the greatest leaders of the in-j surgent movement in the country, In S| letter under date of Aug. 18th, 1910. written to Hon. H. T. Helgesen of MiW ton, says: "With regard to your sltua-i jtion in North Dakota would, if 1 were you, stand for the truth as you see It If they force upon you a plat-, Iform that is repugnant to you I WOULn NEVERTHELESS GO STRAIGHT ON) FOB THE REPUBLICAN TICKET." This letter was written prior to thej meeting of the North Dakota Republi can State Committee which not only! did not adopt a platform "repugnant"! jto Insurgents, but one containing all) the essential planks advocated by pro-j jgresslve leaders. TUs statement Is food, sound Re-| ,"Vr "/.'V HOPE, STEELE COUNTY, NORTH DAKOTA, OCTOBER 6th, 1910 toj ^position* of trust In public office. He, has always shewn himself to be worthy let the confidence reposed la him by, [the voters. 'i As prtoeftwi of the Sflaot publlo schools and as superintendent of the growing county of Ward, he organized |the educational work of that pioneer community and by his energy lnfuserf lita those working under him a zea^ that rapidly plaoed the schools of the 'oovaty In the front rank. Men's Low and High Top Shoes. Values from $8.50 to $4 QA 07 Special V&adfl Boys' Knee Pants, in all shades. Values from 50 to 75c. AA Special OwG Young Men's and Boys' Long Pants. Values from $1.25 to $1.50. Special pubneanism,-' and coming from such a. man as A. B. Cummins its honesty fmd) sincerity cannot be questioned by any] man. The North Dakota insurgentj who is in any doubt as to how hei should vote on November 8th has here a complete answer which should re-, solve his doubt. Republicans have a right to differ before the primaries, but after the ticket has been fairly nominated no man who claims to be a Republican has any just or reasonable right to oppose any of the party nomi. nees. How Burke Fights McKenzie. The Dems tell the Insurgents to elect Burke for governor once more, and that will finish the gang for good and all. They tell the Stalwarts that the Insurgents are not going to stay with the ticket. Anything to kick up a muss and elect John Burke governor. John Burke had it in his power once to deal the McKenzie railroad gang a, severe blow by appointing Tom Mar shall or Andy Miller to the United States senate. Did he do it? Not quite but instead appointed in both cases two of the worst McKenzie rail road gang men in the state. That's how the election of John Burke does up the McKenzie gang. Bottineau News. Magistrate Fined Himself. Dickinson.—The unusual scene of a police magistrate arraigning himself on a criminal charge, finding himself eruilty and paying a fine into the cof fers of the city, was enacted In a local court. H. K. Nichols, city magistrate, is the man who performed this extra ordinary proceeding. It seems that he was driving a team of horses rather hurriedly and that he instructed his teamster to make a short cut. In so doing he violated a city ordinance, crossing some newly laid sidewalks. A policeman witnessed the performance jailed the magistrate's attention to it and the latter immediately arrested himself, had a hearing, pleaded guilty and was fined—all by himself. Invited to Unveiling. Grand Forks.—The following invita tion has been received by many club women from the Landmark's commit tee of the state federation: "The North Dakota Federation of Women's clubs invites to be present at the exercises attending the unveiling of the statue ot Sakakawea at Bis marck, Uorth Dakota, Thursday, Octo ber 13, 1910." Although invitations for the unveil ing ceremonies of the Sakakawea mon ument are being sent out to Individual donors and old settlers, it is not the intention of the Landmark committee that only those receiving them should attend the exercises. Any one inter ssted in our art and history develop ment or loyal to our commonwealth la welcome, Special An^icement /Wore Dollars for You After the two weeks of the Big Sales which was the meaning of an enormous business we have on hand many Short Ends, which were made into Remnants making Saturday and Monday Special Remnant Days. These Remnants consist of Outing Flannels, Ginghams, Percales, Calico and all Worsted Goods. Broken lines of Underwear, Shoes, Hats, Caps and Pants will be added as specials for these days, and sold at a mere asking. A Few of the Prevailing Bargains: 73c KRAABEL & KRAABEL Hope's Foremost Department Store BIG PRICE SET ON HEADSOFPLOTIERS REWARDS AGGREGATING $100,00« AWAIT FINDER OF THE DYNAMITE MEN. THREE MEN UNDER SUSPICION Many Sleuths at Work and City It Thoroughly Aroused.—Demand That Strikes Be Called Off. Los Angeles, Oct. 4.—Under th« stimulus of proffered rewards aggre gating $100,000, hundreds of policemen and private citizens here and In all coast cities are searching for clews that may lead to the arrest of thq oonspirators held responsible for the blowing up of The Times building. Polioe and civil officials believe that at least three men were concerned lc| the outrage, and the city has placed a price of $10,000 upon the head oj •ach. The county voted an additional reward of $5,000 for every man capj turer and convicted and on top of all] members of the Merchants and Manu| faeturdrs' association decided to offef a reward of $50,000. Upon the assumption that at least three men were responsible for the explosion the combined offers of re^ ward thus approximate $100,000 a fig" ure almost unprecedented in the an* nals of criminal pursuits. Entire City Aroused. The entire city has been thoroughly aroused. One newspaper that has been friendly to union labor printed a first page editorial demanding tha^ In view of strictures directed at tha unions in conneotlon with the explo sion, the strikes now be oaled off. Chief of Police Galloway said ta expected to have one and all jf UM conspirators in custody within «a fell hours and later he stated he expected the news to come from San Francisco] whence has come the most promising clew so far developed. William J. Burns, former head ol the detective force engaged In thi graft caseB in San Francisco, is a' work in that city with Los Angeles d» tectives who were sent north upoij receipt of notification that the dynl mite, believed to have ben the sama as that found In the bomb In Zeeha&i delaar's home, had been purchase^ near San Francisco by men named Leonjrt. Brywa and ', »v Meprfii Bgna *T ,^S Men's Heavy Winter Caps, Fur lined. Values up to $1.00. Special /rc 'n^Attrtrtv 1 t" i!v ,'..T, $! No. 28 39c Boys' Heavy Winter Caps, in all shades. Values up to 50c. Special 19c and the other detectives, with AWorj ney Earl Rogers and a powder ex pert, left for San Franolsco Sunday night, immediately after reports com corning Leonard, Bryson and Morris were received. Polloe Force Augmented. Forty additional patrolmen were on dered enrolled here by the council, Ten additional sergeants and another lieutenant will Also be authorized, These men are now being enrolled and placed on guard about places whera the strike troubles recently were Two iron foundries, the Craig shipyard at Long Beach, the Alexandria hotel annex, now in course of construction, and several other large steel buildings] are heavily guarded. Gen. Harrison Grey Otis, editor oj the Times, is protected by a body* guard, both in and out of his office and branch office, that houses the editorial and business departments of Th« Times, while the auxiliary plant wherq the paper is printed is heavily guardt ed by plain olothes men and patrol* men. Many Arreste Made. All clews are being investigated and in compliance with orders from the chief of police that every one fall* ing with the police's classification "un desirable and dangerous" should taken in, more arrests are being mad« hourly. These arrests, however, ar« regarded as merely perfunctory. General Otis and Harry Chandler, assistant general manager of Th^ Times, are making arrangements foi holding one funeral service for th victims of the disaster, while a corn mitteeN consistlng of the editors and managers .of all the papers in the city, are gathering a fund to relieve th« families of the victims. General Otis plans to have the re mains of the dead, whom it has been found Impossible to identify, interred in his private plot at Hollywood. Wiseoncin Congressional Meeting, Rhlnelander, Oot. 4.—The Wisconsin Congregational association began it| 72nd annual meeting in this city to day with a business session, aftei which addresses were made by Rev, A. O. Stevens oC Elkhorn, Rev. W. C, A. Waller of Sturgeon Bay and others An elaborate program covering thre^ days has been prepared, closing wlU| a banquet of the Wisconsin Coagregai ttonal Brotherhood. Bismarck Commis»ion*rs Busy. Bismarck.—The city commission at an all-day meeting passed the appro priation ordinance, and among the Items Is $750 for milk Inspection, which also means there wll be a branch ol the state health laboratory located here in the immediate future. Money wai also appropriated for the purchase of a team of horoes for the fire depart ment. The appropriation is aboul 15,000 greater than the past year arid most of it will go toward building up the fire department.