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DAILY EAST OKEiiOMAN, PENDLETON, OREGON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 1808. EIGHT PAGES. ROOSEVELT DEUES HASKELL IS fill Viishlnt!tin, Sept. ! When Wil liam Jennings Bryan demanded of President Roosevelt, "Show nu" he found the president ready with the g CO lis. In.t nlRht Mr. Roosevelt gave out a stntemcnt regarding Haskell and his ronneotlon with tho Sandnrd Oil company In which the charges form, rriy made at"1 reiterated, and In which the president characterise Haskell's connection with the Bryan campaign as a scandal and disgrace. Roosevelt also dedans that the visionary and chimerical character of Bryan's prop aganda is gathering the trusts about Ms standard, by reason of Its Imprac ticability. The full text of the presidents let ter Is given herewith: White House, Washington, Sept. 23. Tear Sir: In your telegram you speak of so much of the charge against Governor Haskell as dealt with his i stations, while In Ohio, with the Standard Oil company. Tou omit the charge as to his relations with the Standard Oil company's Interests as shown by his action while governor of Oklahoma, this very summer, this ac tion being In part taken while at Den ver where as you state he was by your wish made chairman of the commit tee which drafted the platform upon which you are standing. In my statement I purposely made no specific allusion to the Ohio mat ter, and shall at this time make none, In spite of its significance and In spite of the further fact that Governor Has kell's close relations with Standard OH interests while ho was in Ohio was a matter of common notoriety. ApimtiIs to RivonR In Oklahoma it Is a matter of court records. By this court record it ap pears -that the attorney general of the state, elected by the people, obtained an injunction to prevent the Frairie Oil & Gas company from building a T'-pe lin and Governor Haskell found this out while he was at Denver, as It appear? "by the representations for dissolution of tho Injunction made In 'his name on behalf of the state be fore the co-art of superior Jurisdiction to that whk-h Issued the Injunction. In this the governor of the state. acting as governor In his absence, had aeked that the hearing be postponed until the governor might return and have an opportunity to Investigate tho controversy. The governor sets forth in the petition that he is the sole au thority to determirvo such matters and that the attorney general and the judge of the lower Cfurt had no right In the case and the action of the judge of the lower court represented an "encroachment by the judiciary." Ila.-WHI Stand by Oil. The attorney general opposed the dissolution of the injunction stating that the Prairie Oil & Gas company wa. a foreign corporation which had not accepted the provisions of the con stitution applicable to such corpor. ations and without the authority of the law It was employing a great force of men and teams to dig up across and Into various highways of the state for the purpose of laying pipe lines. The governor prevailed and the In Junction was suspended and the pipe line was permitted to continue Its work to use words of the attorney general "without any color of the law." I call your attention to the fact that the fU stion Is not whether or not the Judge erred nr whether the Injunction was proper. The point Is that the gov ernor was alert to take out of tho li;.nd. of the attorney general what the attorney general felt was his sworn duty and to prevent an alleged il.";ince of the breaking of laws by this .ii'!;cular great corporation. Far a- I h.ui- .-(-fn, Governor Haskell has ji.t even aKmpte. anything which can be citil'-d a ,t-f.-ns.; of this action ot his. Action 1-4 Waiiioil. It thus appears his action was as lt.ejC'.-u'alile ns was wanton, except on the tneorv In defiance of the attorney A (i(H)l) STOMAC H. 3I'iin GimI llctiltli. Ainiiitioii P't-incy (1lC-l'flllllCVs, illiil Siiceos, Relief is not cure; o,ium will mop fro.- rr.o-t exi ruiating pain, but It won't cute the dlsea'v And It's Just the same with alleged dy.jn-j sia ur' s which contain pep sin. The pepsin will help to digest the. food, but tiie stomach is left In wojse condition than it was before. You don't want pepsin to digest your food; you want the natural juic es of your Honnch to dig'-st your food. If you have dyspepsia or any .'ton.ai h trouble, you want your stom aeli so strong that it will digest its o u food. You cat. make your stomach so Hi one that you can eat what you v n t an i ail yaj want any time you want. Vi'hotit distre-t Mi-o-ta ui.'l cure your dyspepsia or any -t'onai h double by building up the flabby :.!!. and making the stomach so strong tliat It will digest food without artificial aid. In other words, Mi-o'-.m cures dys pepsia by removing the (au-e. Talltnan & l'o. ure ti e agents for Mi-o-na in I'c ndb ton and they say to every r ader of the Mast oregonlan vhrse stomach is weak, who has In digestion or dyspi psja, that Mi-o-na Is guaranteed to cme or morx y back. The price Is only St rents a box, and one box is all you need to prove that you are on the rii;ht road to health and happiness. ''I can't say enough for Mi-o-na tablets: they have done more for me In one week than all the doctors have for the two years I have been under their care, and I will do all I can to recommend It to my friends. You can also use my name In your ad If you like, for Ml-o-na Is better than gold to me. I am like a new man, end am able to work onre more for the first time In over a year." W. A. Ennls, 328 Green Street, fyraeuse, N. Y. general of the state and at all haz ards, he Intended for some reason of his own to protect the Interests of th great corporation against law. It has been suggested on hla behalf that, after all, he did not favor the Standard Oil company but merely the Prairie Oil company. This claim Is disposed of by the testimony of the Standard Oil company itself, taken In the latter part of 1907, In a suit now pending before the United States court at St. Louis against Standard Oil company. In this testimony the Standard Oil company, upon being required by the government to put In a list of all com panies In which It held stock or which In Its subsidiary companies held stock, reported among others, the Prairie Oil & Gas company with a total capi tal of JlO.000,000, of which the Na tional Transit company's proportion was J9.999.500, and furthermore It appears that the National Transit company had a capital stock of $25, 455,200, of which the Standard Oil company owned 125.451,650. In other words, the Prairie Oil & Gas company was owned all except $500 by the National Transit company, and the National Transit company was owned all except about $3,500 by the Standard Oil company. Hak'II vs. Foraker Gim Now contrast your action In this case of Governor Haskell with Taft's action as regards Foraker as set forth In his letter of July 20, 1907, which I Quoted in my statement. 'Twas a mat ter of common notoriety about Fora ker as It has long been a matter of ci mmon notoriety about Haskell, that he was a defender and supporter of certain great corporate Interests and therefore hostile to the policies for which my administration has stood. There are no sach convincing proofs against Foraker at that time, how ever, as against Governor Haskell when, as you say he was with your approval made treasurer of the cam palgn committee. But Tan refused to be a party to the nomination of Foraker even though it was represented only thus cruid he advance his own Interest, showing by actual deeds that his words were true when he said: "I do not care for the presidency If It has to ccme by compromise on any matter of principle." With a hundred fold clearer evi dence before you as to the connection of Haskell with the Standard Oil than Taft then had as to the connection of Foraker with any corporation, you nevertheless have secured Haskell as chairmaji of the committee to write the platform on which you stand and pui mm as treasurer or your cam paign committee. Let me add that Haskell's utter un fitness for any public position of trust or for association with any man anx lous to make an appeal on the moral Issue to the American people has been wholly Irrespective of this action of his in connection with the Standard Oli interests. Apix'iiN to Citizenship. As an American cltzen who prizes his Americanism and lis citizenship far above any question of partisan ship, I regard It as a scandal and dls grace that Haskell should be connect ed with the management of any na tlonai campaign. I have not space In this letter to discuss Haskell's con. duct, for Instance, In vetoing the child labor bill or the fact that hi.s name appears as one of the defendants In various suits brought by the govern ment to prevent the Creek Indians from having certain of their lands fraudulently taken, or his connection with various other matters of tne kind but let me call your attention to his conduct In prostituting to base pur poses the state university as set forth in the artcles In the Outlook of Sep tember 5 last, under the heading. hall the People Rule in Oklahoma?" In this article you will see Haskell given full opportunity to make every explanation and he made none. After setting forth the facts as to Governor Haskell's conduct, the Out look article concludes as follows: Haskell's Conduct In Oklahoma. "On this state of affairs we have two comments make and, two fjues. tion.s to ask The people of Oklahoma are taxed to support their educational institutions from the primary school to tho university. They pay their money to have their children edu cated. "When politicians use this money to promote the interests of a political machine or church sect they are guil ty of a breach of trust. What do tax payers of Oklahoma think of the use vh"h their public servants are mak ing of the public funds? What do they think about this financial policy, taking of money due their sons and daughters and diverting It for the benefit of politicians, ecclesiastical and civil? "Haskell was one of Bryan's right hand men In the democratic conven tion and at Bryan's Instance was made treasurer of the democratic national committee. I'olicie! Mu-t Ho Continued. "It is appalling to think what would if the result in the educational sys 'rns of the Philippine and Porto Ri co, In digging the Panama canal, In the work of Irrigation and refores tation, in the administration of tho nostoffiie, interior and agricultural ! partments, n the appointments of loi - t'li ministers and consuls, if th- -pint which actuated the democratic authorities In the state of Oklahoma be permitted to take control of the federal government at Washington. "Haskell by actions, which speak louder than words, has declared his disbelief In firover Cleveland's motto: 'Public office is public trust,' and Haskell Is a representative leader In I;ryan's democracy. What does Bry an think of Cleveland's principle? What do the American people think of Haskell's contemptuous reversal of it?" You close your telegram by saying that you expect and will demand fair and honorable treatment from those who are In charge of the republican campaign. I am not In charge of the campaign, but am greatly Interested In It. I have shown you above fairly and honorably that Haskell Is a man who on every account I have named Is unworthy ot any position In our public life. Now, further Investigation of these facts Is required. They aro spread on record before you and they were available before Haskell was chosen for the position as treasurer. You also say you will not permit any responsible member of tho repub lican organization to misrepresent the attitude of your party In the present campaign. You will have no difficul ty In getting me to represent It aright for my sole anxiety Is that the people of the country shall know this atti tude clearly and then shall condemn It as It should bo condemned, ltrynn Favored by Trusts. You say you have advocated more radical measures against private monopolies than either I or my party associates have been willing to under take. You have Indeed advocated measures that sound more radical but they have the prime defect that In practice they would not work. I should not In this letter to you dis cuss your attitude on this question If you did not yourself, bring it up; but an you have brought it up, I answer you that In my Judgment the measures you advocate would be wholly Ineffec tive in curing a single evil and so far as they had any effect at all would merely throw the entire business of the country Into hopeless and utter confusion. Taft's Record of I)eedM. I put Taft's deeds against your words. I ask that Taft be Judged by all his deeds, for he wished none of mem forgotten. I ask you be Judged both by the words you wish remem bered and by the words seemingly, you and your party now desire to have forgotten. l as your present plans for regu lating trusts to be Judged In connec noii mm your past utterances that you do not believe In their regulation but in their destruction, and again. In connection with your past utterances to the effect that only government ownership by a complicated national and state system of railroads would avail; and again by your past utter ances when you proposed to remedy all the sufferings of our people by depreciated currency. ror several years now I have been steadfastly fighting to secure a thor oughgoing and far-reaching control in the interest of the public over bus iness combinations which do inter state business. KadhiiN vs. Itii-t binaries. In this effort I was much hamper ed ny extremists, well meaning or otherwise, who demanded visionary ami impractical radicalism, as by those other extremists no less dan gerous who stand for reactionary, re fusal to remedy, my grievance. One side, the side on . which I am obliged ti say you have placed yourself, has shown itself to be just as much an enemy of progress as the other. Trusts Otiose Judge Taft. I hold It entirely natural for any great law defying corporation to wish to see you placed In the presidency rather than Taft. Tour plans to put a stop to abuses of this character are wholly chimerical; how chimerical your last plan Is, you will yourself see. If you read Governor Hughes' speech at Youngstown, Ohio. To re call to your mind what Governor Hughes said I quote as follows: When we consider those (propos ed) remedies (of Bryan against trusts) we find ourselves Journeying In a land of dreams. Again the magician of IS 96 waves his wand. At a stroke difficulties disappear and the complex problems of modern business are for gotten in the fascination of a simple panacea. 'The most Important proposal of Bryan Is that any manufacturer or trading corporation engaged In inter state commerce must be required to take out a federal license before It shall be permitted to control as much as 2o per cent of the produce In hich It deals, and no corporation hall be permitted to control more than 50 per cent of the total amount of any product consumed In the Unit. 1 States, Xcecls Explanation. "It might be Interesting to inquire what is the meaning of 'any product consumed In the United States?' Does It refer to a class of commodities and If so how shall classes be defined? "Or does it refer to each separate, article of commerce? And If so, what account does this propositi take of tho skill and Initiative of manufacturers who have built up more or less an exclusive trade In any particular arti cle often protected by trademarks, although In most active compeltioii with other articles designed for the same general purpose and seeking the same market? "In a desire to correct the evils of business we are to place the embargo upon the honest endeavor of those whose activities present none of tho abuses requiring remedies? And if not, what statutory definition shall be found to adequate and Justify us In laying down our prohibition In terms of volume or ratio of business and not In terms of right and wrong? "If we adopt liryan's proposal, to what period of production Is prohibi tion to apply? Is excess for a day or for a month to be considered? Or Is average production for a year to lie taken? And what system shall be do vised by which suitable Information may be furnished, so the manufac turer may know when he Is about to exceed the prescribed ratio? "He may Justly be required to gov ern his own conduct, but how shall he be apprised of the conduct of others upon which Is to depend his guilt or Innocence?" Predicts Business Puralysls. Let us repeat,' no law defying cor poration has anything to fear from you save what It will suffer In a gen eral paralysis of business which any attempt on your part to reduce to , Thts woman says that after months of suffering Lydla E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound made her as well as ever. Maude E. Forgie, of LcesburgjVa writes to Mrs. Pinkham: Hl want other suffering- women to know what Lydia E. Pinkham's Vege table Compound bas done for me. Foi months I suffered from feminine illi so that I thought I could not lire. J wrote you, and after taking1 Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, and using the treatment you prescribed 1 felt like a new woman. I am now strong, and well aserer, and thank yo for the good you hare done me." FACTS FOR SICK WOMEN. For thirty years Lydia E. Pink ham's Vegetable Compound, made from roots and herbs, has been the standard remedy for female ilk and has positively cured thousands 01 women who have been troubled with displacements, inflammation, ulcera tion, fibroid tumors, irregularities, periodio pains, backache, that bear- lng-down feeling, flatulency, indiges tion, dizziness or nervous prostration. Why don't you try it ? Mrs. Pinkham invites all sick women to write her for advice. She has jruMcrt thousands to health. Address, Lynn, Mass. practice what you have advocated would bring. This paralysis would affect the wage-worker, the farmer, the small business man, more than It would uf. feet the great business man. But it would affect the latter, too. Therefore, I hope and believe that all far-sighted citizens who wish to see this country prosper In material things will support Taft. Rut above all, I ask for the support for him because he stands for th moral uplift of the nation, because his deeds have made good his words and because the policies to which he Is committed are of immeasurable con sequence alike to honor and the Inter ests of the whole American people. Very truly yours, Theodore Roose velt, to the Hon. V. J. Bryan, Lincoln, Neb. Foley's Orlno Laxative is a new remedy, an Improvement on the lax atives of former years, as It does not gripe or nauseate and Is pleasant to take. It is guaranteed. Pendleton Drug Co. Notice. Anyone knowing themselves In debted to the Alta House or Alta House Feed Barns will kindly make settlement by calling upon E. L. Goodwin, 703, East Webb street, Coutts or Hays, room 12, John Schmidt building, or see Mr. Blttner himself, who lost so heavily by the terrible fire September 2. One team mares about 1200 pounds, perfectly gentle, will stand anywhere without hitching, neither afraid of train or auto. Good road sters. 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PENDLETON DRCO COMPANY Pendleton, Oregon Orpheum Theatre J. P. MEDRNACH, Proprietor Change of Program Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. Absolutely New Pictures. Johnson's Orchestra will Play Evenings. BestPicturel Machine Made. SHOWS AFTERNOONS AND EVENINGS. Adults 10c, Children 6 to 10 years 5c, Childrenunder6 years, free. See the Twin-Dime Across the Street. THE NEW DIME Moving Pictures Like Life Entire change of Program every Sunday, Tuesday and Friday. Absolutely fire-proofjand the best ventilated theatie in" the c it y . A Better Show at the Same Price ADULTS 10c CHILDREN 5c "Oregon Builders" Are you doing what you can to populate your State? OREGON NEEDS PEOPLE Settlers, honeat farmers, mechanic, merchants, clerks, people with brains, strong; hands and a willing heart capital or no capital. Oregon Railroad & Navigation Co, Is sending tons of Oregon literature to the east for distribution through every available agency. Will you not help the good work of building Oregon by sending us the names and addresses of your friends who are likely to be Interested in this place? We will be glad to bear the expense of sending them complete Information about OREGON and Its opportunities. COLONIST TICKETS will be on sale during SEPTEMBER AND OC TOBER from the east to all points In Oregon. The fares from a few principal cities are From Louisville " Cincinnati " Cleveland " New York $41.70 42.20 44.75 55.00 From Denver - 2530.00 " Omaha - 30.00 " Kansas City 30.00 " St. Louis 35.50 " Chicago 3S.00 TICKETS CAN BE PREPAID. If you want to bring a friend 01 relative to Oregon, deposit the proper amount with any of our- agents. The ticket will then be fur nished by telegraph. F.J. QUINLAN, Local Agent, Pendleton, Ore. or write Wm. McMURJlAY General Passenger Agent, Portland, Oregon. City Property for Sale Building lots from 1300 to $1000 Five-room dwelling, one lot 11100.00 Two lots and dwelling, chicken fencing and hoyse $800.00 Seven-room dwelling and two lot $2000.00 Five room dwelling, barn and four lots $1500.00 A home in any part of the city. FRANK B. CLOPTON & CO. 1 1 2 E. Court St., Pendleton, Ore. Byers' Best Flour In mode from the cholcom wheat tlint grows. Good broad Is assur ed when BYERS' MOST FLOUR is usrd. Dran, Shorts, Steam Rolled Iiarlry always on hand. PENDLETON ROLLER MILLS W. S. BYKRS, Proprietor.