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THE CAUCASIAH. Thur jit t I - s i . m-m.-m.m , I The Caucasian . akd luajsum cmairniss. PUBLXJHKD KTKBT TUC-tSDAT CAOCASIAH PUBLISEIHG COHPAHT SUBSCRIPTION BATES: On Yea. fX MOVTHS. Tbkr Mowth. .... 1100 I M I A DEMOCRATIC FALLACY. In speaking of the Iniquities of the protective tariff, in his speech in Ra leigh a few weeks ago. Senator Gore said that he wished it could be ar ranged so that those who did not fa vor the protective tariff could buy their articles less the tariff and those who favor a protective tariff had to pay the cost of the article plus the amount added by the protective ta riff. And some of the Democrats in the audience actually cheered that mode of reasoning. THE PLAIN, COLD FACTS, The Raleigh Democratic organ. In a leading editorial a few days ago. said: "The world at large U being made to know that the charge made by the Democrats of the South that the Republican par ty in the South ia a disreputable concern Is absolutely true, and the evidence ia being given by the Republicans themselves. "This evidence is being pro duced in the contest before the Republican National Committee in Chicago where the fight for delegates between Taft and Roo sevelt is now on, with the 'hat in the ring' getting the worst of it thus far. These contests show the rottenness of the Republican party in the South, and furnish the proof that the Republicans commit frauds one against the other. In North Carolina this Is no news, and is simply reprinted here that it may be seen how malodorous is the smell even at a distance." county that are fn bad condition and bare not been worked in two years The farmers of Wake County want good roads, but you must first show them how the money Is to be spent. Now, Senator Gores proposition Natlonal committee on the same would be all right if he would go on here u bleonged. That paper knows with it to Its final conclusion. Re- THE KIXD OF MEN WHO STAB YOU IN THE BACK. The New Bern Dally Journal, in a j leading editorial, says: i "The very fact that being good to minorities is accepted as political cowardice, that is usu ally repaid by a stab In the back, has caused minorities to be giv en as little recognition as possi ble, ifat all." When the observing and astute editor of the Journal wrote the above he must have had in mind the spirit of fairness and harmony which Mr. I Morehead, when elected State Chair j man two years ago, showed toward j Mr. Duncan and his minority ele I ment. Mr. Morehead prevented the ! Convention from removing Mr. Dun- Why does not that paper call j can as National Committeeman at names and place the responsibility j that time on the ground that he for the rotten contests and the de-j wanted to be fair and hold out the i - . .... . a cisions that are being made by the! "olive branch" to unite tne pany ana enlist the support of Mr. Duncan and j tnat the two rotten contests gotten member it is a poor rule that won't up from tnig state either for trading work both ways. 'purposes or other selfish purposes, If it could be so arranged that were manufactured by Mr. Duncan. It those who oppose a protective tariff also know8 that tne actlon of the could buy goods less the amount of Committee in seating such bogus con the tariff, then wouldn't It be per- tegted delegate8 is one that Is being fectly fair for those same persons to gupported Qn every baUot by Mr work for salaries and profits less the Duncan the National Committeeman protection of the tariff? from this State. We have had only one Democratic That paper knowg that wnen the President in this generation, and un-j people turne(i down tne patronage der his administration every one had macnine two years ago and elected his minority followers for party growth and success. As the editor of the Journal says, however, Mr. Duncan is the stripe of a politician who not only did not ap preciate the spirit shown by Mr. Morehead, but who no doubt consid ered his action "political cowardice." At any rate, Mr. Duncan has since "repaid, by a stab in the back," the commendable and generous position of Mr. Morehead. At the last State Convention, Mr. Duncan and every one of his follow ers joined In an effort to try to re- the privilege of buying goods less Mr Morehead, that it was a declara- the amount of the protective tariff, tion and a determination of the peo-jmove Mr. Morehead as State Chair- and those who could find work at ple to put an end to tne kind Gf ; man before the end of his term. How all had the privilege of working for Southern Republican politics which wages less the protection of the ta- has been inaugurated and carried on riff. What was the result: The ma- to tne detriment of the party by men jority of the industries in this coun- nke Mf DunCan in this State and all try could not afford to compete with other Southern states; aRd yet tnat the free trade goods which had DemoCratic organ never refers to Mr. been made in foreign countries by Duncan in any way except in praise, pauper labor. Many had to close and never refers tQ Mr Morenead in down, and those that operated were' . The reason is perfectly fnrpoft tn out wnp-ass rplrkw thp stun- . . . ..0. abuse mm, dard of living in this country and pjain those who had employment could not The Democratic organ and the even buy enough of the cheap food, , Democratic machine in this State which was sold less the amount ofknow that Mr Morehead desires t0 the protectlvce tariff, to keep their buUd up ft strong and victorious Re families from suffering, nor could publican party in tnig state and tQ they buy enough clothing, which waswin victQry fQr principleg and it fur. sold less the amount of the protec-.tner knowg tna(. he .g ft man wUh the tariff, to keep their families tne cnaracter and cuy to suc. warm during the winter seasons. ceed Therefore their polIcy ,g tQ Public soup houses (less the cost of . , . , misrepresent him on all occasions. the protective tariff) had to be es- 4. . . A, , j On the other hand, they know that tablished In many of the cities to , , . . . , , Mr. Duncan and his stripe of Repub- keep many of the people from starv-',. , . x ... ;licans do not want any Republican ing. The farmers bought their farm . . . party, and that they are the best as Implements and clothing less the t . xl set that the Democratic party has. amount of the protective tariff, and TMn . . . a " . This is the cold, plain simple truth. iuey aiso soiu meir coiion, corn ana meat for less than It cost them to produce It. The farmer and the laborer both had to go into debt and it took sev eral years under Republican prosper ity in the Nation for them to pay out of debt and get on an even footing with the world. Now the majority of them have money in the bank and have some time for pleasure and rec reation besides. We do not believe the wiles of the Democratic poli ticians can ever persuade them to vote for public soup houses and for four- and five-cent cotton. MEETS ITSELF COMING BACK. One section of the Democratic platform adopted in Raleigh a few days ago says: "We denounce protection as a robbery of the many to enrich the few, and we favor a tariff limited to the needs of the gov ernment, economically adminis tered, and so levied as not to dis criminate against any industry, class or section, to the end that the burdens of taxation shall be distributed as equally as possi ble." And in the very next section the platform meets itself coming back. After denouncing protection as a robbery, the next plank "heartily" endorses the Democratic members in Congress who voted for protection, or "robbery" as they choose to term it. The section referred to reads as follows: "We heartily endorse the rec ord of our Senators and Repre sentatives in the Congress of the. United States, and the adminis tration of our State's affairs by our Governor and 'other State officers." A plaftorm that can change its po sition in every section will not ap peal very strongly to the voters of the State. POLITICS AND BAD ROADS. The following appeared In the editorial columns of Monday's Char lotte Observer: "Many counties which would like to vote bonds for good roads and other public im provements hesitate because of the politico-administrative as pect involved. Robeson County, declares the Lumberton Robe sonlan, would vote an issue of a million dollars for drainage and good roads without any trouble, if the people of the county could be made to feel that the money would be wisely and economical ly spent. 'Road funds it says, 'have been used as a political football in this county so long that the most progressive men of the county, men who would be glad to vote for a large bonr issue for drainage - and roads, would vote against a bond is sue now.' " The statements of the Observer and the Robesonian are very true and it is very strange that the vot ers and tax payers will allow such conditions to exist in so many coun ties in the State. No one can blame the voters in Robeson County for not voting a bond issue so long as the road supervisor, or manager of the gang, is allowed to take the road force and have them work a private road running by his home and then put in the balance of a week's work digging up stumps in his field, while the taxpayers are footing the bills. The people must know that the tax money is to be spent wisely before they are willing tovote bonds for improvements of any kind. We be lieve that it would be easy for most of the counties in the State to have good reads if the tax-payers only knew that every dollar would be spent judiciously. A gogod deal of money is spent in Wake County for road improvement, still there are public roads in this could any man be guilty of greater ingratitude, under circumstances! It is worse than the case of throwing pearls before the swrine; for even swine do not try to stab you in the back. WHY NO TCALL ON GOVERNOR KITCHIN INSTEAD OF ON PRES IDENT TAFT? The Raleigh News and Observer, in an editorial, says: 'Mr. Taft's attention Is invited to th fact that a cotton mill trust is being organized in this State. The time to act against trusts is when they are young." The Democratic organ has many times said that it was the duty of the States to prosecute the trusts within their borders, and has further said that the Demosratic party in North Carolina and all other States should vigorously prosecute trusts under State laws, because they could not trust the Republican party to prosecute them. Now we see the Democratic organ calling upon a Republican President to prosecute trusts in this State, and not one word is said about calling up on the Governor to enforce the State anti-trust law. There is a reason. WITH. THE EDITOR. The following is another choice excerpt from the Democratic plat form: "We favor and endorse the policy of the Democratic party in the pension of the Confeder ate veterans of the State and pledge ourselves to a continua tion of such policy." The small sum the average Con federate soldier in this State receives is not enough to pay his medicine bills if he should happen to have a slight attack of rheumatism during the year. A bill was introduced in Congress several years ago to put the Confed erate soldiers on an equal footing with the Federal soldiers, but the Democratic politicians from the South opposed the measure because they were afraid the Republicans would be given the credit for the measure 11 it was passed. But in stead of looking after the Confeder ate soldier in this State the Demo cratic politicians have always been more interested in increasing sala ries and creating new offices for Dem ocratic pets at every session of the Legislature. These same Democrats who were opposed to increasing the National pension list to include the Confeder ate soldier, have since voted an in crease of seventy-five million dol lars for the Federal soldiers in an attempt to buy their votes for the Democratic nominees. Certainly the Democratic politi cians in this State will not make any friends among the Confederate soldiers by simply promising to con tinue their policies of the: past. The Senate roes at the Lorinscr matter as If U was afraid of ft and perhaps some of them are. Durham Herald. The Democratic Convention will knows what It will Icose with. Bal knows what it will close with. Bal timore Sun. When the State Convention de nounces subsidies and then endorses the men who vote for them it is hard to tell what it means by !t. Durham Herald. John Sharp Williams says It costs six dollars to bathe a Senator. The cost of whitewashing one is consid erably in excess of this amount! Western Carolina Enterprise. No Democrat, so far as known, is worrying himself sick with the fear that Colonel Bryan will decline the Democratic nomination if it is hand ed to him. Union Republican. The Democrats should not make the mistake this time of sacrificing principle and about everything else in the hope of carrying one or two doubtful States thought to be neces sary to success. Durham Herald. By the time the Republican Na tional Convention concludes its pro ceedings the two women delegates from California will realize that pol itics Is the most absorbing business on earth. Union Republican. There are lots of Democrats as well as Republicans who are afraid of any Democrat who may be elected to the Presidency. They have not forgotten the awful days of Cleve landism, Coxieism and Soup House ism. Clinton News-Dispatch. The lady defendants acquitted In the Myrtle Hawkins case embraced the jurors. It depends on the age and personal appearance of the de fendants whether the jurors were glad they acquitted or sorry they didn't convict. Statesville Land mark. Did you ever hear of either Hon. J. C. Cullop, of Indiana, or Hon. H. A. Redfield, of New York? You never? Well, you had better begin to read up on these statesmen for they are the candidates for the Dem ocratic nomination for Vice-President. The Lincoln Times. Arkansas Democrats are lining up on two questions and one is for lo cal option in lieu of State-wide pro hibition and another is the repeal of the grandfather clause. The above may sound peculiar to North Caro lina Democrats, but it is not strange for there are many kinds of Demo crats. Union Republican. Those who oppose the election of our free school officers by the people who know that if the change were made there are hundreds in the State who now hold these positions who would be repudiated by the people. We believe the people have sense enough to select the men to control the schools and handle the money paid to run the schools. We would rather trust the people than a little coterie of bosses. Wouldn't you? The Lincoln Times. UKPIHUCAX NATIONAL IN VENTION IN STOItMY SESSION AT CHICAGO. (Continued from para .1) the servants and not masters of the rank and file of the plain citizens of the Republican party. The people will win. We have won In every State where the people could express themselves, 3 to 1. and sometimes 8 to 1. They are strong er with us no wthan they were then. Many are with us who were not with us at the time of the primaries be cause men will not tolerate braxen theft. This is a naked fight between corrupt politicians and thieves and the plain people and the thieves mill not win." NEW YORK DELEGATION HAVE STORMY SESSION. delegates, wosld u v.. . , rm, J . mi l6 P. ' the aditoriB uut ,u v made his thiiu.J ' n N- 1 a cbeerlBg t!LrotR x ' huge building mashal mould if . I v to the rx, to tt delegates frora WiMxirufT Dcclarm Trias CunteMs Wear Clear Steals lUmrs Wrath). Chicago, 111., June 15. The New York Republican delegation held a stormy session to-night, precipitated by an announcement by Timothy L. Woodruff that he regarded the ac tion of the National Committee in de ciding the Texas contests In favor of Taft as a "clear steal" and that It would make It Impossible for the President to win the election. He was taken to task by William Darn er, Jr., and Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler. "I made it," Mr. Woodruff said. "I meant it, and I say that if the Texas decision is allowed to stand. President Taft is beaten. Roosevelt could be elected." Most of the other Brooklyn men said they would not follow Mr. Woodruff and would suport the Ro chester platform. country. Rooxvrit of private in ; " ' Tney gave th n-i',,, 4 welcome. Colors k.;;' ngnting mood. ri as he denou&Cfi shouted to him "Go at thera. -Ji "Knock out thf -.rirz . "Hit thcra ai.:. ItulMing t 1',. Iong be f orf I:.--.. if Auditorium . a. Outside the h u i i ! : t. , w who Mre una !: ri Two hundred ;o;. back. Colonel Root: Interrupted in hit ; rf nnnhiuu II.. . ' ' v " yriif. ;,. , extemparaneouRthr ' otrtnfr fKt 14 a t m k. l io eacn person on "I made my fi:ht t lit 'It in the open and I won. don't Intend that nn ROW IN THE (iEOROIA CAMP. 5 '- Airships CoUide and Two Aviators Killed. Douai, France, June 19. Captain Dubois and Lieutenant Peigman, French officers and airmen were killed while piloting their biplanes around the military field to-day in the early morning haze. They col lided with terriffic force. North Carolina has' a population of 2,206,287; nativte white parent age, 1,485,718; foreign or mixed pa rentage, 8.851; foreign born white 5,942; negro, 697,843; all others! 7,933. Two of Delegates G to Colonel Roo sevelt, Rut Ralance Announce They Will Vote for Stand Hy Instruc tions. Chicago, 111., June 17. Twenty six of Georgia's twenty-eight dele gates to the National Convention, In cluding all the negroes, went on rec ord for Taft at the caucus of the dele gation to-day. Clark Grier and J. II. Boone, both white delegates, served notice they intended to disregard their instructions and vote for Roo sevelt. Several of the negro dele gates became so disorderly while Mr. Boone, who is postmaster at Hazle hurst, Ga., was explaining why he would vote for Roosevelt, that Boone lost his temper and called the dis turbers "a bunch of infernal scoun drels." The negroes advanced on Boone, " "'-"n lu up a vuan auuDe binding UDOI1 th mieu ii menacingly inio me air. Peace-makers separated the combat- xo auu rureu iruiu tne leaped up with a shout and :'..H r,T ,' , . ; " , vuVo be quieted despite the 'clou " . . fe v" l"c attempt to continue. "If ti m i I for the sword." said he. hn: it j cheat me out of it. The Colonel pav a r ,.-.. of the National Comn:st!. "The National Comr.it!- claimed, "who are th people wnn uw rario ? v . ranging from about f our'--: ty and the remaimr;c ti thing men." Colonel Uooh-lt N r.tr. to roll of some of h i-. nxt jr - .., opponents. At th.- nr: ! , ed a groan came fru:a rhr With the name the Knua roar. To preserve n a- tv... . , gave up his roll-call H. P1 : -ljt his chief opponents on Nr. 4 Committee were men w), , -.i: ,t repudiated In their s;r. Victori-. Takt 11 "It is bad enough," he c.r;.:. m "to have the victory ttoUr. t bosses that are living, but 1 a added outrage to hae it : h bosses that are anions th u.t.'s dead." When Colonel Koosewit t.r.1 m any action of the (nt;c: f brought about by the tote cf i- gates fraudulently heated, n partj. '.is came the wildest outburst tf i?- plause of the evenint. Th? rrM Colonel Walter Johnson. n?eJ Lincoln Johnson, the rec- ne couM make h, , h ognized leader of the twelve negroes ghaU have , ,. on the delegation, said he thought' Mr. Boone also owed an apology to those men he had designated as "scoundrels." Boone emphatically declined to apologize to them and again retired. Nervous Tension Apparent U Side. Chicago, 111., June IS. For first time In the history of H;. can National Conventions, no ROOSEVELT SCORES THE POLI- of the President of the VnM TICIAXS. hung in the Coliseum where ic- ? 1,078 delegates met to nan? Again Denounces the Action of Na- didate for President and Vice-Pr tional Committee In Placing Cer- dent and to formulate a party tain Delegates on Temporary RoU form. ireat demonstration Accorded ( The nervous tension, due to f'"'' the Colonel by Crowd That Pack- eral expectation of tuc.'.'.r 1 the Auditorium. scenes "from the drop of the W' vui5u, in., june 14. un tne ionunuea on page eve of the Republican Natlonal Con-1 . ventlon, Colonel Roosevelt disclosed' the line of attack which he will" FoIU a FouI not make. He laid down two principles. When a shameful plot. exfJ He said that the delegates whose se- tween liver and bowels to casw if lection he contests must not vote in tress by refusing to act. ttK :t the organization of the Convention King's New Life Pills, and eci & Or UDOn th SPttlomant U 1 . TV T t-'- -.n..u4vuv. j l cuu- n uubc 01 your By b ic lu . test, and made it clear that he would compel right action of atom"-- UCv.olcu mai no action ana Dowels, and restore jw. w vucuuou oasea upon the and all good feelings, .w voies 01 tnese fraudulently seated cents at all druggists. Mo 2 IFon (GipcecBini IFiicBlldls' Jfw1!,6 rS!-1SCaI4? Unds Wi" 1)6 clink of the ice Pitcher. No suit is cooler and comeher than tte Cravanetted Mohair, or the Blue Serge, the latter har monics admirably with the field and foliage, the former are prime and feather tiyou St1 " P-ou could not crease cSKX Ught 'm WCight t0 - 3 MOHAIR SUITS ,$18, $20, $22.50 or $25. UtteTwn ?6 WaShfWe Palm Beach Suits, $8.50 or $9, though JotfSm lJ' ChaP-e bordered four-in-hand flo.ng eni Hanbag or Suit Case, either you wish to carry, are here, the best of good sort. In a few moments notice we can fit you for the sum er tour. eiPwaimgeF, tee one mct clothiS: i w t. Iff 3tfcSSJJM -.