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THE COLUMBIA HERALD, FRIDAY, APRIL 11, 1913.
OLwMBU HERALD opn.ent. have abundantly justilW Uon taken by thiB and other nbilihed Weakly by The HeraM Publishing Company. e position tanen Dy mm nuu umci le pers with reference to the :uilnte nance of the Crump agreement Whatever may have been Hooper's motives there can be no doubt that he seriously blundered f' Jm the .. I. FINNEY Editor standpoint of good for the state when flntered at the postofflce at Columbia, Tenn., as second class mall matter. H. D. HA8TING8 Business Manager SUBSCRIPTION RATES: er Year fl-00 Biz Monthe 0 INEVITABLE RESULT. he scorned the agreement with ('rump. Had the independents and republicans lived up to that Agree ment the back tax grafters would have been punished and not white washed, the state would hive been saved the scandal of giving inr.nuni- When an insolent majority in the ty t0 its plunderers, the whole iniqui- Utgirtature, due to a hard and fast al- t0ii3 6yBtem would have been cver- Uance between the defenders of the thrown and uttery destroyed, rcany back tax grafters and the lawless liq- wise and progressive laws WOUli have uor interests, forgets its every obllga- j resuited, the election machinery Uon to the people of the state, leek- puld have b?en safeguarded c.'i we lessly, wildly and defiantly violates should now have peace in the sorely every rule of decency and every I (jistraut commonwealth, canon of real democracy there can be) what have we gained by the nortoubt that the good people of the breach of faith?" Has that break state will approve any revolutionary pronted the cause of law r-nforce-means taken by a minority to prevent I ment? Every bill about which Hoop the consumation of its unholy and di-iei. was so rantankerously and srandil abolical purposes. oo.uently insistent is as dead & Hec. Since the new alliance was form- Tney were not even given a decent ed for the double purpose of giving burial by the house. The whole, sys imrounitv to the back tax grafters and j tem 0f fajr elections, secured at a fear additional power to the liquor inter- fuj C0Bt is n jeopardy. Every de ests the real welfare and honor of 1)ariment of the state is threatened, the state have been forgotten. Ev-jeven tne schools and the heatlh ery measure that has been presented board may be made mere pawns and rushed to a vote has been born 1 ni)0ii the corrupt political rhess of factional hate, venom and malice. I board. The manufacturers law may In no single instance has the majorl- De repealed. If Hooper or any of his ty been moved by patriotic consider-1 adv;eers can tell the people of one. at'ODa- single good thing that they have ac- Bills to make political pawns of thex complishod by the "breach of faith" great departments of education and we should like to hear of it. aerkulture and health, to nut the' v, , -, prison system at the mercy of the 'due to the patriotic efforts of Sena- liqi.or interests and the hack tax grafters, to create additional offices to fill the insatiable maw of these villainous Interests, to defeat an in vestigation of thievery and corrup tion, these have all been born in hate and revenge and every consideration that is usually supposed to move men in public stations, has been forgotten. In the light of the damnable re cord that the new allance has made during its two weeks of power there can be no possible doubt of the re sult of the next election. "Regular" democracy, if it stands for and con- tor Luke Lea, who realized that every reform accomplished by the good government forces durir.t? the past six years was in absolutely dang er of being swept away unless some arrangement could be made whereby friendly control of the legislature could be maintained. Senator Lea was right. Events prove that h was right. And nothing has occurred In recent years in the politics of the state that was more unjust and un warranted than Hooper's gratui tous attack upon Senator Lea for his course in thi3 matter. It is a jrreat dores the crimes of the legislative ma- pity that Gov. Hooper did uot take jority, will be forever swept from j the same view of the situation that power in Tennessee. All that is nec-1 Senator Lea took. The state would essary to insure this is a clean and have been at peace, justice would honest expression of the popular will. have prevailed and the ba:k tax The record made during the past two 1 grafters instead of a white wash, weeks will prove a greater handicap ' mjcnt have faced a sentence, to i ne "regulars" in the next campaign j it becomes any advocate of than the candidacy of the unspeaka- SOod government to criticise Sena ble Patterson in the last. However, tor Lea in this emergency. Fe has bad the plans of the regulars been done all that he could all the time carried to a successful conclusion by for the cause and his failure has the passage of the infamous election beer due to the stubbornness and law, very properly vetoed by the gov- selfishness of others, ernoi, we should have substituted the it is of course unnecessary to re decrees of the liquor power and the peat that in this crisis, with legalized back tax machine for the will of the crinie arrayed against the pea-e and people in Tennessee. Every man of honor of the state, there is but one sense, knows that the party or the in- j Pace for the good government people u.,uai no aesires an nonest ex- to stand and that Is with '.he forces pression of the popular will can find 0f civic righteousness of which Ben absolutely no fault with the present w. Hooper is the official heart. How law and the present commission. It ever much we must censure him foi ls no use to "teat the devil around his blunders, to put it no worse, he the bush.' All know that under the i9 today the leader of the forces of existing system fair elections are decency and patriotism in Tennessee guaranteed. And that is all that any and it is the duty of all good citizens honest man should desire. The very to uphold and sustain him. iaci tnat the liquor power and the bacK tax plundeibi.nd, masquerading as the "regular" democracy, are dis satisfied with the existing system is proof positive that it is right. The n w alliance has not been con tent with venting its spleen and mal- legislature, can be legally countod as ice upon all who have dared to dis- present, even though absent, will pute its sway, to make partisan hate probably cause Hooper and his crowd ana rancor the basis for legislaMon, of revolutionists some concern Col. but in putting through their nefarious Vertrees ranks as one f the g.eat designs they have violated every lawyers ot the country, and whrii he canon of parliamentary aw. They lays down the law it comes ve; y near have even threatened the speaker of being just that. He has evident'y in the senate because he has. been hon- vestigated the matter fully uid is not est. fair and incorruptible. In the soing off 'half-cocked.' He never bouse all semblance of parliamentary doe3 that." law and order is gone. The speaker, n its zeal for the program ..f the wh( executes the will of the bosses of frump-Regular alliance the Jatkso the new alliane, has been substituted nian is not as careful of the farts as for the oide-ly processes of the law. it should be. Let's see about the in And yet these enemies of good gov- fallibility of Vertrees as a Kvyer. eminent have the audacitv to talk He lepresented the Standard Oil Corn about the "lawlessness of the flilibua- pany in the famous ouster proceed-terers- ings, Chas. T. .Cates represented the The regulars made the hegira nec- state. The state won the case. Ver- mey maae it impossible Tor trees held that the election law of elf-especting and patriotic members jyoii and the election commissioners to give consent to a program that thereunder were void. Cates held oth wouid mean ruin and humiliation for erwise and won the case. In the re the state. Thpre would have been no cent bond tax case Vertrees advised bepra had the regulars exercised the thai the bonds could legally be ex ew found power with reason with re- empl; Cates advised otherwise. The Brd for the rights and interests of supreme court upheld the contention e people and through constitutional of Cates. Other cases of like result channels and usages. Hut instead could be cited. In fact, whilo Col. they elected to go upon a high carni- Vertrees is a great lawyer, judging val of political debauch and entered by results he could not be said to be apon a program that made a hegira a safe adviser. inevitable. A BIT MIXED. Says the Stockard Jacksoniar. Colonel John J. Vertrees' opinion thai the absconding legislators who have fled the state to break up the MAIL ORDERS Filled same day re ceived. 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No matter what the price is you will not meet your hat com ing down the street, or around the corner Showing of New Pattern Hats This Week THE MAGIC WAND Of easier, better and quicker dust ing, cleaning and polishing. Easier because it puts an end to stooping and bending, better be cause it cleans and dusts thorough ly and quicker because it dusts, cleans and polishes all at one time. O-CEDAR MOPS Reduce the work of cleaning, dust ing and polishing to almost nothing Delivered Free by Parcel Post, $1.5i Now These Plain Words to Men of Affairs Every man who is anybody has a certain definite notion astto how he would like to dress and he doesn't have to be told when he has found just the particular Shirt, Tie, Shoes or Hose he likes best. That's what wa call clothes intelligence. And every man of sanity wants to buy wearing apparel where he will get the most for his money, Tbe Most in Merchan dise and in Service. If we could not give the most of mer chandise and service to everybody all the time, then we could not go on keep ing the largest Gent's Furnishings Department. Men's Spring Style Manhattan Shirts in White and all the new colors, $1.50 $2.00 $2.50 Men's $1.00 Fancy Shirts 79c Twenty -five dozen Men's $1.00 Fancy Colored Soft Madras Shirts, Odds anil Ends from a big Shirt Factory, all jrood styles and colors. The greatest shirt value ever offered in Columbia, One lot of Men's Colored Soft Cfl Shirts 3UC One lot of Men's Silk Finished in OCn blacks and colors ZuC One lot of Men's Knitted Ties "Beautiful Homes Make a Beauti ful World" Every day we are helping people to set up little kingdoms of contentment. Every home, however large or small can be made a pleasanter home. Every home has its Spring clean ing, and osually it is found to need a new Rug, Matting or Curtains or Shades, some where to brighten up things. We are prepared to help you out with a competent and courteous man to do the work. Telephone us and we will have him to call at once. 15c China Matting, 10c One lot of 15c fancy China Matting1flrt Saturday U(j One lot of heavy fancy China nnn Matting, Red, Blue and i r ZUC One lot of 25c fancy Jap Matting, Ofl Red, Blue Tan and Green. ... ZUC One lot 11-3x12 foot $30.00 (TIO flfl Velvet Sugs ) Jj.J)l) One lot of Printed Jap Rugs, Oneot of fancy 25c Colonial 2JJq SAFE BLOWN OPEN IN WILLIAMSPORT STORE AND GASH IS IAKEN CLARENCE ARCHER LOSES BE TWEEN $30 AND $40 AT HANDS OF ROBBERS. SAFE DOOR IS BLOWN OFF No Trace of the Perpetrators Is Found When Store Is Entered Next Morning by the Owner Only Mon ey Missing. NEW OFFICERS FOR ELKS AGREEMENT JUSTIFIED. However plain it is now tha. be- twfen Hooper and decency ,pon the lie side and " regularity" ana praft The new officers of the Elk3 for the i)Ml tbe other there is no roon- foT ensu'nR year have been !nstMed. widdle ground and no quesHoG for tne inatalation services taking place dmibl as to where good ciitrens at the ldJ5e rooms in the presence should stand, at the same lime it ?' a ,er and enthusiastic auend mml be admitted that recent devel- ncf open with what is supposed to have been nirro glycerine. Two holes about thvee-eighths of an inch in di ameter, one on each side of .he com bination, were drilled in the door and it was blown from its hniges. The safe was of the Alpine pattern and weighed about "00 pounds. The amount of money seemed was between $30 and $40. Some small checks in the safe wer lert, and In the drawer where these ohecU-3 -vere was some silver, whicK tas ovi look ed. The cash drawer to the coun ter, which contained a small amount of change, was also robbed, and in this was found checks that Had been left in the safe. Mr. Arche'- stated that he supposed th robbers were cashing the checks out of the dra' er. It is supposed that the roboei l'nknown parties blew o;)eu thelotcurred about 2 o'clock in t!.c r.ight, safe of Clarence Archer's stoit atlas a number of persons in the vicini Wiiliamsport Tuesday night, and gotjty were awakened about that time away with the funds therein without j but did not know what aroused I hem. leaving a clue of any chara?tei Mr. iThe robbery was not discovered until Archer was damaged uiore by the j Mr. Archer went to the store ahout 6 loss on the injury to the safe than j o'clock. Xothins was missed fiom from the amount of cash secured by, the store except cash, the robbers. About 12 o'clock at night a iesi- The store was entered from the dent of the community noticed two front door with a pass key f some unknown and suspicious looking men character, and the safe whs Mown crossing the bridge, each of ihrm car . lying a eun. They have -,ot been seen by anyone since, and i's sup posed that the crime was probably J committed by them. OH YOU CALOMEL, get out of the way and let LIV-VER-LAX do the jwork, purely Vegetable, ask STE PHENSON BROS. tf SHOP INSPECTOR WEST TENNESSEE TRUE WITHOUT BEINGTIRESOME WHAT PRESIDENT OF BELMONT COLLEGE THINKS OF "THE. COUNTRY BOY." Dr. Ira Uindrith, president of Ward-Helnioni school ior ,irl3 at Nashville, says of Kli Haggard's Country Boy: "Humorous without belli;; s.lly, homely without being common : lace, clean without being "preachy, and true without being tiresome." Mr. Haggard has appeared in Co lumbia before in this lectum and made a distnict hit. He will be at the court house Friday nisht, April U, under the auspices of tbe King's Daughters, and will aouh!cs4 be greeted with a large audience MRS. O. D. GLENN, OF MEMPHIS, APPOINTED BY STATE IN SPECTOR MITCHELL. NASHVILLE. Amil 8. V. L. Mitchell, state shop and factor; spetor, haB returned from Memphis where he appointed as deputy ins) or for West Tennessee, Mrs. 0 " Glenn, of Memphis, who is pres of the ladies auxiliary of the interna tional association of machinists. Mrs. Glenn stands high in the estimation of all classes in Memphis, ami ihr a bi:sine3s woman who has h:il of experience as a conscientious and earnest worker in labor circles Mr. Mitchell stated Monday thr h would leave early next week for Tennessee and that the appointm-nt of a deputy inspector for this ed would be made in the near future H I said 'that his plans for cooperation iwere working out with splendid s factioa.