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UNIVERSITY MISSOURIAN, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 1908.
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MESSAGE THAT SIZZLES
Panama Canal Charges are "Scurrilous, Libelous
and False," He Says Will Prosecute Joseph
Pulitzer, Owner of New York World.
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canals was blocked by the refusal ot
William Nelson Cromwell to answer the
most pertinent questions of Senator
Morgan of Alabama. Since that time
nothing ha3 been done because after
Senator Morgan's death there was no
successor to carrv on his great work of
revealing the truth about Panama cor
'"The Indianapolis News said in the
editorial for which Mr. Iloo-evelt as
sails Mr. Smith:
As to President's Answer.
''It has been charged that the Unit
ed States bought from American citi
zens for $40,000,000 property that cost
those citizens only $12,000,000. There
is no doubt that the government paid
40,000,000 for the property. But who
got the money!'
"President Roosevelt's reply to this
most proper question is for the most
part a string of abusive and defama
"As to the detailed distribution of
the Panama loot, only one man knows
it all, and that man is William Nelson
Cromwell. The two men who were
most iu Mr. Cromwell's confidence are
Theodore Uoo-evelt, president of the
United States, and Elihu Root, former
secretary of war and now secretary of
'It was they who aided Mr. Cromwell
in consummating the ranania revolu
tion, arranged the terms of the pur
chase of the Panama canal, made the
agreement to pay $40,000,000 on the ca
nal properties and an additional $10,-
000,000 for a manufactured Panama re
public, every penny of both of which
sums was paid by check on the United
States treasury to .T. P. Morgan & Co.
not to the French government, as Mr.
Roosevelt says, but to .1. P. Morgan &
Cromwell's Contract Powers.
"If congress can have all the docu
ments in the case, as Mr. Roosevelt
says, let congress mane a eorapieie in
vestigation of the Panama canal at
fair, and in particular of William Xel-
son, troniwelis relation wiiu mc
French company, with Panama and
with the government ot the united
States. Let congress oilicially answer
this question: 'Who (Jot the Monevi'
"What Mr. Cromwell represented was
the new Panama canal company. th"
American Panama Canal Company, and
the $.'5,000,000 syndicate which he form
ed to finance the new companies.
"The basis on which Mr. Cromwell
was 'exclusively empowered' in this
contract was that an American Panama
Canal Company, with a capitalization
of $00,000,000 preferred and $45,000.01 M)
common should be ordered to take over
the Panama canal concessions and all
other property belonging to the New
French Panama Canal Company, which
had liouglit the same from the old lie
Lessops company. This company was
incorporated in Xew Jersey with dum
my directors. There was also incorpo
rated in Xew Jersey with dummy di
rectors the Interoeeanic Canal Compa
ny. "Senator Morgan unearthed a eopy
of the $5,000,000 syndicate agreement
which provided that the subcrilHTs
should contract with William Xelsou
Cromwell to pay in $5,000,000 in cash
and to take their several allotments
in the enterprise.
Where the Money Went.
"Following that, to quote from Mr.
Cromwell's testimony, 'in May, 1904, 1
representing ,tlie new Panama canal,
and Judges Day and Russel, represent
ing Attorney General Kunx, consum
mated' the transfer and sale to the
"Mr. Roosevelt says 'the government
paid this $40,000,000 direct to the
French go eminent.'
Mr. Cromwell testified that the Uni
ted States paid the money to J. P.
Morgan & Co.
"Mr. Roosevelt says "the French gov
erment distributed the sum.' Mr.
Cromwell testified as to how he distrib
NAVY'S LONG TRIP
TO COST $27,500,000
Maintenance of Battleship is
More Expensive Than
FIGURES ON THE LONG JOURNEY
Largest Battleships Cost
Nearly $4,000,000 a
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Cromwell Made Revolution?
"As to Mr. Roosevelt's statement
that 'there was no syndicate' he could
have read the 'syndicate subscription
agreement' on page 1150, vol. 11, of the
testimony liefore the committee on in
teroeeanic canals if ho had cared for
"That the United States goernment
was not dealing with 'the French gov-
WASIIIX:TV,., Dec. 15 At the top
of the list of things that cost money
stands the modern, battleship. The
vncht of the multi-millionaire as a con
sumer of money stands nowhere in
comparison with the so-called bulldogs
of the navy. The estimate of $4.154.5(HI
submitted to Congress by the Xavy De
partment to eowr repairs to le made
to a numlK-r of ships during the focal
year that will ln-gin on July 1 next, is
not even a bagatelle in comparison with
the cost of the world-girdling cruise
that will end on Washington's Rirth-
During th eruie not less than 27,
500.000 good Aiiiprica.ii dollars will have
vanished with the smoke from the fun
nels of Admiral SperryV sixteen bull
dogs and the auxiliaries accompanying
them. Careful estimates how that it
costs about $17,107,000 to maintain the
battleships of that fleet, and that tiie
maintenance charge on account of the
auxiliaries is not less than $5,000,000.
The ships will lie gone for substantially
one and a fourth years. In round num-
lers therefore, the cost will lie substan
Well on to $60,000,000.
The estimate as to the cost of the
cruise does not include charges that
could reasonably 1k put to the main
tenance account. To make the cost ap
pear just as it should would necessitate
an estimate to be made of the propor
tionate share each ship should bear of
the whole expense of having and main
taining a navy. Under such a. system
of accounting the cost would probably
run well on to $60,000,000. because the
licet constitutes nearly two-thirds of
the entire navy. It embraces more than
two-thirds of the real fighting strength
ernment,' or "the liquidator appointed of the navy, but theie is a good deal of
by the French government, or 'with 'ineffective material in the establishment
Colombia, or with Panama, or with
anyone eNe except William XeNon
Cromwell and his associates, is made
to which a careful accounting officer
would assign considerable of the cost.
The cost of maintenance according to
Henninger's Jewelry Store
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till more plain by the dcsci iptioii of the classes of ships that compose the
Senor J. Oabriel Duque as to the Pan- 'aimada is as fcillous:
.una revolution, and as to the iii.wnirr lirgcr battleships. $.'1,707,125; the
in which Mr. Cromwell got $10.iM)().(hk) j medium miiI battleships.- $S.245.:515:
udditional from the United States ilea- larger sized armored cruisers. S2.rKl5.23i!.
ury. benor limine am: l.irirer sized tiuitc-ctecl cruisers. ."SI.ls.i.-
"Mr. Cromwell made the revolution. HI": medium sized cruisers. $205.1100.
He offered to make me president of th.'i"'"' gunboats. $175.0M. These figures
new republic and to see nie through it J make the total of $ 1 7.1 02.1 !7l.
I would raise a small force of men and i I'1'0 annual cost m" maintenance of a
J Of a h if stifle anil ilesi'ju on Porcelain Sharing .Vug,
J suitable for
IIV offer a line of High Grade Imported ami liomestle TOILET SOVEI
TIES, embraring 3lunleure Set, Hair llrushes. Comb, Sharing Sets, Sharing
Mirror, llazor Strop and TrareliniJ Roll.
Mail Orders Have Prompt Attention
BARBERS SUPPLY CO.
That we carry the best line of Can
dies in Columbia. Fresh home
made confections and the cele
brated Gunther's box goods
OYSTERS AND LUNCHES
Of all kinds served right here
LONG & HEIBERGER
declare a secession from Colombia. He
made promises that we should have
the help of his government. It was ac
companied by a lilx'ral use of money.
We lxmght this general and that one.
paying $3,(t00 to $4,000 per general.
The Colombian officers were all paid
off, and the Colombian general who
was sent to stop the revolution was
also taught off.
Robinson Only Incidental.
"Then Mr. Cromwell, having been
elected by the Panama republic as I
general counsel, and he and J. Pieipniil I
Morgan having been appointed a fis ;
cal commission.' negotiated with Pre I
ident Roosevelt, by which the United I
States paid 31 0.01)0.000 more to 'the lis- '
il commission' for Mr. Cromwell's '
Panama republic. Of this money thiee
quartcrs is still under the emit nil of
'the fiscal commission.'
"Why did the United States pay
$40,000,000 for a bankrupt property
whose control could undoubted! v h.ie
I ship of each t pc in the n.ivv. celiisie
of auxiliaries, i, estimated to lie as fol
lows: llattlcship Connecticut. 75.'1.425.
.Medium sized Iiattlesliip. $o:u.255.
Second-class battleship. .JiS.7:!!.
1-arger armojed ciuiscr. $7.'13.S0!.
Smaller arnmied cruiser. $4M.2lMi.
l-argcst protected cruiser. i4l.)..(XHI.
Medium -i-i protected ciuiscr. $.'105.-
Smallest -vi protected ciiti-cr.
Unprotected cruiser s:Hmi.ihH).
limiboat. sllT.M" l.
Torpedo boat like the Craven. ."?4.0O0.
Submarine like the Porpoise. $20.S7!.
PRACTICAL MINING COURSE
Two Hundred Enrolled in State College
lieen bought in the open market for If
than $4,000,000? , Sl'OKAXK. Dee. 15. Two Iinn-
"Who are the Panama Canal Com- '"cd veteran prospectors, practical inin-
panv? .ers and business men from various parts
"Who taiifht. iin the uliliiniinn. .n of the Inland Empire of the Pacific
the old Panama Canal Company for a Xorthwcst have enrolled as students
few cents on the dollar? im t'ic "'1 ".v doing"' course in the min-
Anioncr whom was divided th.. il.-... .ing department ot Washington Mat
College at Pullman, eighty-four miles
south of Spokane, beginning early in
who is. January.
. The course rovers twelve weeks.
000,000 paid to the Xew Panama Canal
"Whether Douglas Robinson
Mr. Roosevelt's brother-in-law. or anv
of Mr. Taft's brothers associated him- charge will be made for instruction, the
self with Mr. Cromwell in Panama e-- J,n,.v expense being the cost of materials
ploitation or shared in the-e profits is j"el " laboratory experimenting. Tin
incidental to the main issue of letting I r"rnOM; 'N io e"a,,U" tI,osc -"gag-d in
the mineral lielts in the pokane coun-
iu the light.
"Whether they did or did not. wheth
er all the profits went into William
XeNon Cromwell's hands, or whatever
liccame of them, the fact that Theodore
Roosevelt as president of the United
States issues a public statement about
such an important matter full of flag
rant untruth-, reeking with misstate
ments, challenging line by line the tes
timony of his as-oeiatc Cromwell and
the official record, makes it imperative
that full publicity come at once through
the authoritv and bv the action of con
try and elsewhere to determine If he
class of the common ores by sight or
with a few blow-pipe tests.
.s-eieral hustling students wanted to
carry the Unier-ity Mi-sourian. Ap
ply at I'usinfss Office. Wednesday l
tween 10 and 11.
Pike Club Tomorrow Night.
The Pike County Club will meet at
S o'clock tomorrow night at 1504 South
A Few Suggestions of
the Hundreds Available at
Wheeler's for Practical Giving'
Each is genuinely good and distinctly indi
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And Precious Stones
Rings, Bracelets, Collar
Pins, Brooches, Scarf
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Every -watch as good as
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Novelties in Every Department
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The Christmas Rush
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it not advisable for you to avoid
the push and crush by lodging
your Christmas orders early ? To
be sure we will do our utmost to
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but now is a better time than De
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