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By tHe new tariff law Colorado’s industries are adequately pro
tected, such as wool, metals and sugar. Should Coloradoans vote for Democrats, pledged to secure a "tariff for revenues only”? FREE TRADE MEANS BLOW TO COLORADO PRESENT MINORITY DELEGATION URGED FREE LEAD AND ZINC IN THE PAYNE LAW. Centennial State Products Protected by Vote*,of Republican Congress. Business Growing. If the Democratic party had been in control of congress and had passed a new "tariff -for - revnue-only" bill, where would Colorado stand at this day ae a result of such a measure? And two years ago Colorado went Democratic and elected three con gressmen and one senator! Sugar would have been on tthe free list. Sugar cane from the tropics would have flooded the market ere now and the sugar beet of Colorado would have been a drug on the mar ket. Never mind what the Democratic congressmen at home may say re garding what they would have done in case their party had been in the majority—they would have been bound hand and foot by the caucus. Just us were the "reforming" Demo crats "bogtied" at the state house during the 71-day session. If the Democratic minority could have had its way in the recent con gress when the Payne-Aldrich tariff bill was in debate Colorado would have been a sufferer and already many mines would have been closed. The Democratic minority insisted upon free lead and free zinc. For years past outside of one or two gold camps, the mining industry in this state has been maintained through its zinc-lead production. At this writing Leadville is coming to its own again through the discovery of zinc bodies of ore in new forma tions. This discovery was made and the revivified Leadville is the result or the increased demand for lead and zinc, due to the increased tariff pro vided for in the Payne-Aldrich tariff law. Senator Stone, a Democrat, made a motion in the United States senate to put sine and all products from zinc on the free list. Republicans voted this down; and it may be stated in pass ing that the Democratic senator from this state voted with the Republican senators on the metal tariff schedules and deserted his party; but Colorado should not encourage such votes. A Republican can be depended on to vote right at all times for protection— a Democrat only when he fears the wrath of his constituents. Increased duties were placed on lead ores against the protest of the Democratic minority in house and senate and against the protest of the American Smelting and Refining com pany and other great Importers. Colo rado’s Republican senator voted for the Increased tariff rate, as did the Republican senators from Utah and Idaho and other lead producing states. Why? Because lead ore can be pro duced by the smelting companies in Mexico for very much less than lead can be produced in Colorado and other states, and, if protection means any thing It means that the Colorado miner should be protected from cheap peon labor of Mexico. Tungsten ores and other rare met alliferous ores produced in this state were protected by the new tariff meas ure against the onslaught of Southern Democrats, who were willing, how ever, that pineapples should come un der the sheltering wing of the party of protection. No state in the Union is under greater obligations to the Republi can administration for the protection granted under the new law than is this state; and, if for no other reason Colorado ought to return to the Re publican column. The Republican party was born be cause of a principle, and it has lived and grown because of principles too sound to be overthrown, too deep to be effaced. —James S. Sherman. The present phenomenal prosperity has been won under a tariff made in accordance with certain fixed princi ples, the most Important of which Is an avowed determination to protect the interests of the American produc ers, business man, wage-worker, and farmer alike.—Ex-President Roosevelt. COLORADO’S NEXT DELEGATION TO THE LOWER HOUSE OF CONGRESS. WHEN THEY ASSUME OFFICE THE CENTENNIAL STATE WILL ONCE AGAIN BE COUNTED A SUPPORTER OF OUR NATIONAL GOVERNMENT. STEPHEN AND “SQUARE DEAL.” Republican Candidate for Governor Promises Business Administration. Adherence to the policy of a "square deal” to all, support of the Roosevelt and Taft ideals of government, a guar antee of business methods in conduct ing affairs of state and rigid economy in handling its finances, is, in brief, the platform upon which Senator John B. Stephen of Colorado City asks elec tion as* governor on the Republican ticket. Mr. Stephen has made his po sition plain in a statement given out just before the Republican state con vention. This declaration appealed to the "people's convention" at Colorado Springs so forcibly that delegates al most unanimously demanded his nom ination. It is a statement that will ap peal to every Coloradoan, who sin cerely desires a business administra tion. Mr. Stephen's statement follows: "If elected governor of Colorado, 1 shall as far as comes within my power support the Taft anu Roosevelt policies of national progression and shall work for the enactment of those local measures, which will enlarge the powers of the people of Colorado to act for themselves in matters pertain ing to state government. "The Republican party has been the party of advancement for the past 50 years. All beneficial measures that have been enacted nationally have come through our party and its record in the several states shows that it has been the organization through which the individual states have made their greatest advancement, therefore I believe it to be for the best interests of Colorado that our party shall be entrusted with the administration of state affairs. "I believe with former President Roosevelt that every interest is en titled to the same protection which Is accorded to every individual so long as it conforms to the law.” "The man who has the power to act is to be judged, not by his words, but by his acts, and by his wotds insofar as they agree with his acts. "This principle uttered by former President Roosevelt early this year, expresses my view and it can be ap plied to the administration of Presi dent Taft. His acts can certainly be compared favorably with, not only his promises, but the promises of his party in the platform upon which he was elected. The results President Taft has actually achieved Justify all pro-election pledges. If I am chosen chief executive of thiß state, I shall endeavor to secure the enactment of laws that will advance Colorado’s in terest*, commercially, politically and morally. I believe a state government should progress the same as any oth er institution, but that progression must be along the right lines always having In mind the greatest good to I—JAMES C. BURGER, of Denver, Candidate for Congress from the First District. 2—JAMES A. ORR, of El Paao, Candidate for Congress from the Bocond Dlstrlot. 3—ISAAC N. BTEVENB, of Pueblo, Candidate for Congressman-at Largo. the greatest number and with the final end in view that the people them selves shall control and manage their governmental affairs. "My legislative record covering a period of eight years, will show that I have always supported these prin ciples and if successful in this ambi tion, my gubernatorial career will be a continuation of the same lines I have advocated in the assembly. "If elected, I shall see to it that the expenditures of the various depart ments are kept to the lowest possible lirnlL In no event will they exceed the appropriations. I shall also re fuse to approve any appropriation bills enacted in excess of the possible revenues of the state." T ** Outlook 287 Fourth Avenue New York Office of Theodore Roosevelt Ootober 4th, X9XO. My dear Mr. Stevens: Xbsve just beard of your noslnatlon. X oongratulate you and most earnestly ■ wish you success, raltWully yours, i Eon I.H.fltereas, Dearer» Colorado* HOW DEMOCRATS SEE EXTRA. Party Leaders Find no Excuse For Squandering the People’e Money. Senator Gove: "It was an illegiti mate expenditure of money. No emer gency existed. It was purely a parti san scheme for personal ends. These personal ends have been accomplish ed, but no good came to the state or the party.” Senator McCue: ‘‘We have not ac complished a thing that could not have been accomplished in the regu lar. It ha# been a failure." Senator EJhrhart: "No, we haven’t pleased everybody. Still we got more than I expected.” Senator Casaday: ‘‘At any rate we kept a lot of reformers from doing away with the Democratic state or ganisation.” Senator Scott: ‘‘We did as much as we had reason to expect would be done.” REGISTRATION BILL VICIOUS. Patterson Bays Measure Passed by Extra Will Inorease Election Frauds Senator Patterson’s opinion of the extra session registration bill. The Big Mitt bill has passed the legislature. In the name of every de cent voter of the city of Denver and the state of Colorado, The Newa calls on Governor Shafroth to refute his signature, and to veto this bill which would legalize election thievery. There is no need to go into detail in pointing out the vlclousneaa of the so-called registration bill to a man like Governor Shafroth. He has had ex perience with practical politics. He knows how the registration list* were padded in the old days, before Mayor Speer's claw# were clipped. He knows, for he was elected to congress by those fraudulent votes, and rightly won his nickname of "Honest John” by refusing to hold office to which he was not entitled. The bill now before him asks him to authorize and protect the fraud# which he repudiated then. The News is well aware that with out a registration bill of some sort, the primary law will be inoperative. But the primary law will not be ef fective until 1912 and there will be plenty of opportunity to enact a reg istration law at the regular session of the next legislature. LEGISLATIVE RECORD MADE BY CONGRESS (Continued from Ist Pago.) anoea on railroads made broader aed more complete. Adulteration and misbranding of !»- eectlcldes and fungicides prohibited at the behest of farmers and ordherd ist*. "White slave” tariff penallz«d by a system of heavy fines for interstate commerce therein. Drastic regulation# designed to pr» vent collision# at sea. The parole of federal prisoners, whose conduct after conviction war lant# clemency, authorized. Publicity for campaign contribu tions made compulsory. System of licensing customs brek ere provided. Provision made for collection ef tonnage duties on vessels entering the United States otherwise than by sea. Immigration of aliens further pro tected by Increased restrictions an 4 regulations. Seal fisheries of Alaska protected by up-to-date legislation. Gold coin fixed as the medium for paying the public debt of the United States. The act creating the government ef Hawaii amended In important partlo ulars. A commission of fine arta oreated by enactment. Provision Made for Raising the Maine. Provision made for raising tbe bat tleship Mains, now lying In Havana harbor. Extensive river and harbor bill drafted in accordance with tbe policy of co-ordinating these Improvements. Provision made for numerous nec essary public building# and the com pletion of those already begun. Thirty thousand dollars appropriat ed to enable the department of agri culture to conduct tests looking to the discovery of a substitute for spruce In the manufacture of pulp paper. One hundred and fifty thousand dol lars provided to enable the geological survey to carry on the work of gaugp ing streams and for the promotion of the conservation of water power sites. Two hundred thousand dollars granted the department of Justice for the prosecution of violators of the Sherman anti-trust law. Seventy-five thousand dollars pro vided for the use of the Joint com mission charged with the duty of aet tling questions relating to boundary waters between the United States and Canada. Glacier National Park in Montana, created. Big tree forests of California pro tected by additional safeguards. Numerous legislation for the Dis trict of Columbia, including authorisa tion of a system of paroles for juvo nlle offenders. Commission created to secure the adoption of economical methods la the federal departments. House rules so revised as to trans fer responsibility for legislative na tion from the speaker to a majority of the house. Provision made for the compensa tion of Justice Moody should he he compelled to retire by ill health. Section 860 of the Revised Statutes, an Immunity statute which was a shield to criminals, repealed, In ae cordance with the earaest recommen dation of the attorney general. Work of the Bpeclal Bession of tho Blxty-flrst Congress. Payne tariff bill enacted, revising rates of duty and providing dual tariff system, whereby tho United States hae secured minimum tariffs from every civilized nation. Excise tax Imposed on all corpora tions, consisting of 1 per cent meas ured by the amount of their net re ceipts. Philippine tariff law, adjusting du ties in the archipelago to those of the United States, enacted. Tariff hoard, to assist In adminis tration of dual tariff system and to Investigate costs of production at home and abroad, created. Census law, providing for the tak ing of the thirteenth census, created. "Hew often do these people eat msatf’ la a question the American in Europe finds himself asking when looking about among wago-workers. Meat is usually from 25 to 100 per cent, higher in price than in the Unit ed States.—Samuel Gompers.