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JEFFERSONIAN THOMAS E. WATSON’S NEWSPAPER DEVOTED TO THE ADVOCACY OF THE JEFFERSONIAN THEORY OF GOVERNMENT Vol. 11. /JC™ ~H£U- WTH 0 '' ' /' '/' s VX / THE COURTS. '// /Cl SA m'wz’" Tui" Ji T^E^'EX' 'SfTaf/ks|k/\ /' 'w^ AIXA EtARR!MN INjHE T ( ~^lfegZw w&jO# W G ! ZZ ; a I nM 'm AA W v ii/ pylW M» R _r Xx, ffl »1 >1 it/ O? 1 .1' J'SO. xadt Z' ’i i Aw»' iWW yZZ Ok /// JJ“w ■ I W‘ \3r - ' I "' AU>S rTwr X' \®fe J |y sZ^^^Z^ r/ zz DRAWK BY GORDON MYB FOR THB WBBKLY JEFFERSONIAN. SIH&LY, THE. SENATOR WAS DRJJNK! Senator Cullom, of Illinois, in conversation with President Roosevelt about the Chicago and Alton Railroad swindle, expressed the opinion that E. H. Harriman ought to be in the Penitentiary. When this remark was reported to the Wall Street railway king, his comment was: “If Senator Cullom said that he nuist have been drunk.” Os course, the Senator was drunk. Noth ing could be more evident. When responsi ble, representative public men, like Senator Cullom, begin to declare against the rascali ties of the Wall Street School of Finance, and to say that one of the graduates ought to be sent to the penitentiary for his crimes, it is clearly a case of too much Peruna. Senator Cullom ought to be ashamed of himself. Is it possible that grave and rever end Senators, belonging to the most august legislative body on earth, are going to join in the clamor of miscellaneous demagogues, and to echo the cry of “Enforce the law against millionaire thieves, just as you do against ten-cent thieves?” Surely not. The Senator who lifts his voice Atlanta, Ga., Thursday, April 4, 1907. to this cry of the rabble, must not be in his right mind. Clearly he has had a surplus of Coca Cola. If Senator Cullom were in his sober senses, he would know that we have no Criminal Code for Millionaires. We, the Commons, have no jurisdiction over our Corporation No bility. As one of the Corporation lawyers truly said: “Such men as Harriman move in a higher sphere which we may not hone to enter.” Corporation lawyer, Cromwell, said that— Cromwell who has been the chief adviser for the gang of rascals who unloaded the “as sets” of the French Panama Canal Company onto your Uncle Samuel for about forty mil lion dollars more than they were worth. “Harriman moves in a higher sphere,” said Cromwell—“a sphere into which we com mon mortals may not hope to enter.” True as Gospel. No criminal warrant from our lower world ever dares to intrude upon those higher up per regions, No sheriff from the lower world ever dares to lay a hand upon the shoulder of such law-breakers as Ryan, Bel- mont, Morgan, Rockefeller, Gould and Har riman. Put one of these criminals in jail? No, indeed; you will not do anything of the kind. Harriman’s juggle with the Chicago and Alton loaded the public with an additional burden of $60,000,000 for which the public got nothing in return. The sleight-of-hand performance netted Harriman and his immediate pals some $24,- 000,000, for which he paid nothing to any body. He just took that much from the cor poration which he had captured. In the course of his rascally maneuvers he bonded a branch line that never was built, sold the bonds and used the money. Send a man like that to the Penitentiary? No; a man like that sends two or three helpless fellows to Congress, but nobody can send him to jail. He’s too big. Do you want to know what kind of folks we can send to the Penitentiary? Here are two examples: (Continued on Page 9.) No. 11.