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PRACTICAL POLITICS.'
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ADDITION
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The leaders of the Republican party I
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are at sea over the result of the registra
tion of Saturday and a number of them
when interviewed yesterday stated that
the registration was larger than they had
supposed and could give no idea as to
how they stood until after they had seen
the dive s registrars' books.
Others claimed that the Republican
party had from 800 to 1.000 majority in
the county and expected to elect their
ticket without much trouble.
They also asserted that the Democrats
had registered an unusually large num
ber of persons; but this, they claimed,
was due to the money that had been
spread broadcast amongst the voters of
the Democratic party, who up until
.Saturday had failed to register.
Although they acknowledged that the
Democrats had gained on them by the
last registration, they still stuck to the
statement that they would have the ilia
joritv named. Ttie total registration ol
yesterday they placed at 5,100 apd a
fraction over.
The Democratic leaders are jubilant
over the success that attended tlieii
efforts in getting out the unregistered
vote, and claim that they have overcomt
the majority the Republicans had from
the four prior registration days, and now
have in the county a majority ranging
from 400 to 500.
They, too, are anxiously awaiting the
report of the official registration, and
state that they can give out no official
figures at this time.
The Jeffersonians alBO cry fraud on the
part of [the Republican party and state
that they know oLa number of in
stances where the Republicans had at
tempted to "ring" in a large colored vote,
and were only prevented from doing so
by the watchfulness of tlieii men at the
registrars' polling places.
It will take two or three-days before
the official registration is completed and
neither party will know how it stands
until it gets possession of the books.
Tlie following is from the pen of H. II.
Colelazer, who is well known in tliis city
and State. At one time tie was clerk of
the Senate and the clipping as appended
was written by him and appeared in Tin
Tunes of Philadelphia yesterday:
Brothers do not always harmonize in
politics as do the two Van Wycks, ol
New York, the Mayor (not the major)
and the Judge. Ex-Governor Taylor, ol
Tennessee, w as a guest at the Hotel Wal
ton in this city on Monday. The quin
recent campaign between Governor Tay
lor and iiis brother in Tennessee, in
which the tlie fiddle-playing of the out
was offset by tlie clever story-telling ol
tlie other, wilt be recalled with some in
terest, altirougli that fantastic family
feud was really only skin deep, us in
contrast with tlie Van Wycks in New
York. Governor Taylor says that iie
does not see why the' public should dis
criminate against a man when tie ap
pears in politics just because bis brothel
has been successful. "But, generally,"
said lie, "tlie pc pie prefer a family figiil
in politics rather than a family grab."
Except in the Legislature occasionally,
and in Congress in one or two iucun
spicnous instances, brothers have not
come to the surface of politics in Penn
sylvania, at least in election offices. The
two Brewsters, Benjamin Harris and F.
Carroll, were Attorneys General, the on*
brother succeeding the other in 1869
under Governor Geary. Indeed, the
family has not been conspicuous in Penn
sylvania affairs. The t aiueron doiuina
tl >n, passing from father to son, has not
survived through the second generation.
Willard Saulsbury, of Wilmington,
Del., and the son and namesake of
the late Ambassador to England,
T. F. Bayard, who now resideB in
New York[ each suggest tlie two most
striking incidents of tlie brothers in
American politics of the century. Young
Bayard's grandfather and granduncle, as
Tli'r Thin* readers have seen, each served
the United States
several lernis in
Senate. The three Saulsbury brothers,
Gove, Willard and Eli, were a unique
trio of politicians. Willard Saulsbury
reached the United Stales Senate at an
early age, and in conjunction with his
brother Gove dominated Delaware poli
tics irom tlie time of the death of Job
W. Clayton until vary recent years.
Gove Saulsbury was Governor of the
State for two terms, while his brothel
was in tlie United States Senate, and was
succeeded in the Governorship by his
brother-in-law, James Ponder. During
all this time tne third brother, Eli, was
quietly practicing law at Dover,and gave
no sign of political ambition. Gove and
Willard Saulsbury divided the chief
offices of the State complacently until
the ambiti in of the former to succeed
the latter in the United States Senate re
sulted in a clash. Then Eli came out of
Iiis shell and suddenly developed from
plodding,well-satisfied comity lawyer in
to a shrewd and bold politician. Perhaps
he hud been waiting all these years fol
ios chance. When (rove anti Willard
finally divided the Democrats of the
legislature Eli was found to be prepared
By a coup d'etat lie won the caucus and
was elected to the United States Senate
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The registration for 18.18 is finished.
The men whose names are not on the
list cannot vote this year, ihe opera
tion of the new constitution in requiring
the dollar fee has been to disfranchise
one-third of all the voters in the State.
Hie constitution is not properly to be
blamed for all of this disfranchisement.
Much of it is due to the attitude of he
voters in respect to other things than the
dollar fee. Many Republicans reused
to register on the ground that is was not
worth while because of the factional dif
lerences. 1 lie continual agitation in Kent
and Sussex, due to the unwisdom of 1
leaders in two uf the three factions has
re-elected. As a local
and was twice
doggerel of the times has it:
^ ^ Wil]ard ran a race .
Gove fell dow n and skinned Ins face,
®l jumped and won the race,
to
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had a depressing effect not only in those
counties, but in this county as well
votes might help Mr. Addicks to t,u
senate, and rather than do that tnej
leclmed to take any part in the election.
Then there ,vas lack of close and intelli
gent organization, due again very largely
the baneful factional differences
These differences paralyzed party action,
discouraged the workers and chilled all
partisan enthusiasm. But by far the
.renter loss to the Republicans must be
attributed to the exactions of the new
constitution,which has attached to it the
dd infamy of a money exaction for the
orivilege of exercising the l ight of suf
frage.
ilie Democrats suffered perhaps no
less than the Republicans from this last
named cause; but they, too, were handi
capped by other obstacles. Their fac
tional differences, largely founded on a
difference in principle, were impossible
to deal with. Many a silver Democrat
in this county refused to register because
tlie legislative candidates here are bus
bected to favor so-called sound money
ikid are pledged either to (.ray or to
(,r to Saulsbury. In Kent and
-Sussex a number 01 the ablest Demo
crane leaders, unable to stem the popu
listic sentiment and irreconcilably op
posed to it, took but an indifferent part
in the work 01 registration or secretly
urged their friends and the dependents
to register and get ready to vote against
Handv. The 8 Democratic leaders are
working at cross purposes. They are
pretty much demoralized and have for
the last two weeks been figuring how
they could save, each for himself, some
thing out of the impending disaster. The
silver Democrats in this city have about
resolved to cut and slash the legislative
ticket so as to make sure of Gray's de
feat and no less that of Biggs or Sauls
oury. On tlie other hand, Chairman.
Neary is accused of preparing to trade off
me State and county tickets, with the
exception of Courtland Montgomery, for
votes for his legislative candidates. The
friends of Moody and Handy in this
county believe this to he the fact, and
,ire resentful and sullen towards tlie
N'eary candidates for the la-gislatme. In
Kent the legislative ticket is made up of
arrant and blatant populists, even ranker
i ban two years ago. In Sussex it is dif
ferent egain, and there the silver element
lias bo motive at all in voting the iegis
alive ticket.
Another potent cause of Democratic
disaffection is the hun.lliat.on ot the re
cent decision of the Court, on lie Kent
county steal. lliat enme lias been
broualit liome to toe party in the most
impressive manner. This feeling of
sbaine is deepened as tlie recollections of.
tlie robbery of the First National Bank
.if Dover steals over them. Then there
is the Levy Court, of New Castle county,
and the poll tax collectors who are being
supported by tlie county for no services
rendered. The Democrats of Whining
.on also recall tlie riot in tlie '
Tliere were otliers who
Court
House on return day of 18%, and the at
tempt to steal the election against 1100
adverse majority. If such crimes stared
tlie Republicans in tlie face not half of
their voters would have taken n,J
trouble to register. In view of all the
adverse damn,stances the Democratic
organizations have done niightv well.
Thev are lo be congratulated for'the gnt
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and gall they have shown.
The Every Evening stye: "The way f
defeat the Senatorial aspirations of Mr.
J. Edward Addicks is to elect a Demo
ciatic Legislature. This will accomplish
the desired result, beyond the shadow n|
a doubt." Une unanswerable answer to
this impudent and untruthful proposi-,
tiun is that Richard R. Kenney liolus a
seat in the United States Senate. Con
sidering that a majority of the Demo
cratic candidates for tlie Legislature are
votes.
i h s lobbyists, and worked like Trojans,
day and night for a whole week to rountl
up enough Democrats to give Mr, Ad-j
u f
unalterably opposed to the re-election of
George Gray, as well as to every other
man thus far named in connection with
tlie Senatorsliip, it is fair to ask wlial
other batik in tlie State is now the secret
victim of a local conspiracy made up of
leading Democrats, including perchance,
good Democratic Senatorial timber?
There is another unanswerable answer
to Every Evening's dishonest assertion.
Tliere never was but a single time in the
history of the State when Mr. Addicks
stood any chance of being elected to the
Senate. That was in February, 1895, and
his possible strength did not come from
Republican members of tlie Legislature.
He hud only six Republican votes,with a
reasonable chance of one or two more, or
fewer than the party caucus. He be
lieved then, and it was generally be
lieved by those who were on the inside,
that lie was approaching the day when
he should be elected by Democratic.
Two Democratic attorneys were
dick* sixteen vote*. They undertook to
ring in eight Democratic vote*. Nothing
but the prompt action of Senator Gray
and one or two other influential Demo
crat*, who were apprised by Republican*
of the conspiracy, prevented it* consum
mation. No man ever bought a Republi
Legislature. Every Liming has
pealedlv charged that several members
of a recent Democratic body had been
bought and sold. No Republican mem
ber lias ever been accused of hanging
about the rear door of an attorney's office
to see what profit he could make out of a
rich applicant for a divorce. The sine
way to prevent another unfit man Irom
being sent to the Senate from Delaware
is 10 elect the Republican legislative
ticket from top to bottom, Union and
Regolar .—Republican Glatiei, Sunday
Star.
re
call
It is astonishing that, with all the care
which the Union Republican Committee
and its lawyers exercised in the prepara
tion of their certificate of nominations
to tlie Clerk of the Peace of this county,
they should have made a blunder in the
name of one of the best known citizens
of the county. Samuel M. Kuox lias
been residing in Wilmington for many
years, during which time lie has been
engaged in business ami politics which
brought him, with more or less promi
nence, before the public and in close
touch with the Union Republican lead
ers, and, yet, they certify to the nomina
tion of "Samuel N. Knox" for Senator
in the First district of this county. Sow
j 8 t 00 ]u,t *9 to make a correction, if they
de8ired t0 do B0> and lls ••Samuel N.
^ n „ x o it muet go on the officii ballot.
wh at the effect will be upon Mr. Knox
; 8 another question and one which the
(j oUrt8 must decide should the question
^ camed g0 f ar Some persons are
S() charitable as to say that it was u cler
| ca | error. Others less charitable declare;
tda( . it was intentional. We prefer to
take the former vie v,. Mr. Kuox is an
allt i.Addicks man. it i* true, and would
vote for a Democrat for United States
^eu a tui- before lie would vote tor ,1. Ed
,
ward Addicks, hut then lie is but one oi
a number uf the Regular Republican
, iglalive 110HlineeB in th j 8 comity w h
f et .| tiiat same bitterness towards the gas
[ man, and there is no rerson why the
Addicksites should discriminate against
-, d and lel the ot , )m still, Samuel
The Democrats are happy, and they
claim that they overcame the Republican
majority in New Castle county by
their heavy registration of Saturday,
Congressman Joseph W. Bailey, Denio
cratic leader in the Louse of RepreBenta
Gves, and ()ne 0 f the foremost Democrats
„f the country, lias been secured to ad
dress a big Democratic mass meeting in
the Bijou Theatre on Friday evening,
Ijargl , delegations of members of the
y. M. I). C., Bayard Legion and the
Democratic League of Delaware will be
present.
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™e registration m New Castle on Sat
»*. »« as tiiiows; Northern district,
111 . t0 . ?>' ' 103 31 ^
! ?/> ll, > Ui ' tlJtal ' 333 i ***< 1W ! total -
_iu '
Sun.
Chairman Neary and Chairman Biggs
- anJ more thall | iapp v and ari . 1KJW H . ady
t0 criu; ify pj UMi Irving Handy on the
1 'cross of gold."
. i ,,
., Fddie Cochran denies the allegation
i l ,a , ll , e wa " u I ,led ^' JW h , ,0r re f st , rar '
EJdie s rip'.t. he couldn't have had it
' Ull " t ' 1 an - 1 "'''deration.
Horace Greeley Know les and Post
master Hugh C. Browne are as charming
as ever.
The large registration pleases both of
the political parties of the State, and
leaders ol both Claim they are winners,
Charier S. Horn says lie otilv delivered
, half lhe , ; „„ ds and waB in , M ,f jtlCH | pan .
nersllip J vltll AaBiBt ant Ponmaster Bil
j al) y and , t | 1(Jcun q t Uj de a BUt) .
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| Paper m tlie State of Delaware.
General John P. Donahue, candidate
for liepresenlauve in tlie-Fourtii repre
sentative district, will dpfeat Jainss D.
Carter two to one.
I
.V. Knox is not Samuel M. Knox, and it
it Addicksites want to be on the safe
-itit they must instruct their voters to
take pen and ink and strike out the
name appearing on their ballot- and in
-ert tlie name appearing on tlie Regular
Republican ballot, it would simplify
matters to instruct their voters to vote
tlie Regular Republican ticket, but t at
would never do, becuuse the Addicksites
are going to try to make a big showing in
New Castle this time, even it they do cut
the legislative branch of the harmony
iicket .—Eeenhuj Journal.
The Regular and Union Republicans
are likely to have a split over that letter
"N," and Sam Knox wonders how it
happened.
Send in your political gossip to The
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Subscribe for The Sun, the best news-'
j Colonel Henry A. du Pont and Wii
j |jam Michael Byrne have not had a con-1
j teieitee for a week. What's the matter,
Mike, is that United States District At
| torney plum about to drop?
*.. wsni ... i
Oh, C.lizen Wilhe! ttniy registered with
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0I "' Cl ^" " lllle! theJ 11 hard tlJ
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| * A ° r . lia ™'».>y lsn 1 y et , ln
1 And there is going to be a tight,
So Citizen Willie, whose predictions are
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| llie >' 'insured with both feet,
elaiii that they will carry twoKepresen
tutive- districts in New Castle county,
Which, Br'er Saylor?
Seventeenth verse of the second song
for the FTrst Citizen.
Tne Wind lords were out in force and
I Miss Kathryn Lutton visited relatives
in Media yesterday.
The dollars were thrown around pru
miscnous'.y on Saturday, and the large
registration is the result. And tl.ev call
: Giat lawful,
Courtland C. Montgomery, would-be
Recorder of Deeds for life,
the knock-out blow on November 8.
The registration was something tierce,
and the long green flew. Who footed
; the hills?
Tlie Democratic Executive Committee
of New Castle county meets tomorrow
afternoon at the headquarters of tlie
Young Men's Democratic Club.
Send in your political gossip to The
Sun.
win recci\e
Hon. John II. Hoffecker, Republican
nominee for Congress, is taking matters
unusuallv easy, and it is said, will rc
ceive a call-down this week.
The Republican campaign w ill be out-!
lined this week.
And the letter "N" is going to make
trouble.
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