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tbfy did not, but republicans have done It.
i stand In fav'or or Wislation that would
tnake depdslts s;ifand lnsuro their return
on demand" tu lhe tJepmytors,
"We can better trust the republican party
to leslslat 'on quostlen. of finance the
same aa Hio .republican party can. better be
'trusted on' the tariff.
"The democrat ere trying to make votes
on the Question of horn., rule. Ae far as
I am conwerned I havenever felt but that
the peopUi-of Omaha are able to govern
themselves. I have always thought that
way. Many years ago 1 thought that the
appointment of a board of firoa and police
commissioner should be' In the hands of
the people. If i. home rule meane to glvo
the epople the right to appoint Its own po
lice commissioners and to make Its own
charter I am for It, but if It meana home
ruin, I. aa governor of Nebraska, am
"The question of 'shall tho people rule'
In Nebraska sounds like hollow mockery.
The republican party In the short space of
two years has made It possible for the
people to rule." ...
RepaMloana AetlTe In Wtil,
That ha has stirred wp the- republican
ranks m the states of the middle west to
an unprecedented activity was the assur
ance given Governor Hughes on his ar
rival to speak here tonight. Governor
Crawford of South. Dakota, accompanied
the Hughes party through that state and
assured the New York governor that the
visits of himself, Mr. -Taft and Senator
Beverlde to the northwest had thoroughly
aroused the voters of, that section to the
Issues of the campaign. A genuine western
nspect was given tolhe tour by the pres
ence of United States Marshall Beth Bul
lock, of Deadwood, S. D., a former cham
pion on hunting trip of President Roose
velt and guide recently of the president's
son, Kermlt, on an Indian reservation, who
Joined the Hughea fratM at Watertown.
At Sioux Falls, where Governor Hughes
op.ike at noon, the factories and locomo
tives as a salute blew a blast of steam
whistles for ten minutes. The crowd In the
hall there Interrupted his speaking with
exclamations of "the next governor of
New York." and "president In 191?."
An the train, Bullo,pk and Governor
r'lghea'hart a talk. "I am glad to see New
York la .build!. sky scrapers1' higher than
ever," 'said Bullock, "for now New Yorkers
may learr by going to. the top of them
thai the sun sets farther west than
"If that's a twit at me," said Governor
Hughes, "I will tell you I am something
of A westerner myself."
, Itinerary ef Bnarnes.
Governor Hughes will leave Omaha
Wednesday morning on a special train on
the Burlington for a flying trip through
Nebraska, making short Stops for speeches
at thirteen towns In the state and closing
at Hastings with a big meeting in the
evening, after which he will leave for St.
Joseph. -' The Itinerary for the Hughes
special In Nebraska Is:
Lsve Omaha at 7:10 a. m., arrive Ash
land at 8:30 a. ra., leave Ashland at 8:35 a.
m., arrive Havelock at 9:10 a, m., leave
Havelock at 9:15 a. m., arrive Lincoln at
t.'JL a. m., leave Lincoln at 9:30 a. m., ar
rive Beward at 10: a. m., leave Seward at
10:115 a. m., arrive York at 11:20 a. m., leave
York at 11:26 a. m.. arrive Aurora 12 nv.
leave Aurora at 13:05 p.- m., arrive Grand
Island at 12:46 p. m., leave Grand Island
over the Union Paclflo for Kearney, leav
ing Kearney over the Chicago, Burlington
A. Qulncy again at t p. m., arrive Kenesaw
at 4 p. ra., leave Kenesaw at 4:06 p. m..
arrive Mlnden at 4 SG p. m.. leave Mlnden
at 4:44 p. m., arrive Axtell at 1 p. m.,
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leave Axtell at. 6:05 p. m., arrive Holdrege
at 6:46 p. m.. leave Holdrege at m.
and arrive Hastings at 8 p. m.
Stat 2S.OOO for Taft.
"The slate of Nebraska will give Mr.
Taft a majority of at least 26,000," said
Frank Currle of Gordon( former state rep
resentative, who Is at the Merchants hotel.
Mr. Currle had Just arrived with a train
loud of cattle and has been traveling over
the state extensively. While enroute to
Omaha with hia cattle he took a poll Of
three trains headed for Omaha and the re
sult showed how the cattlemen of the
north w stern part of the state feel toward
"On our train were fifteen ranchmen and
two tramps, and we did not poll the train
crew. The vote was fourteen for Taft and
three for Bryan, the two tramps voting for
Bryan. On the next train thei were seven
people, counting the train crew, and hire
Mr. Bryan got two votes, one brakeman
voting for Bryan. On the TTiIrd train Taft
got all the votes but one. That does not
took as though the people in the state
wanted any change In conditions.
"In all my travels over that section of
the state I have been able to find but one
republican who says he Is going to vote
for Bryan. Another little incident show
the way the wind Is blowing. Recently at
dinner twelve voters were seated. . Eight
had voted for Bryan In 1H96 and four of the
twelve had voted for lilm In 19J0, but each
and every one uei lared that th s year they
vi ere going to vote for Taf t, , 1 Uionght for
a 'minute- they might be trying to string
me, but after talking it over with them I
saw they were all sincere in their convic
tions. ', , .
"flio farmers are united for Taft. Thy
are .-1. prosperous and why should they
vol. a change which might head off
ull i .1.- prosperity? The ranchmen are
all ior Taft." .
Married Man fa trouble.
A married man who permits any mem
ber of the family to take anything except
Foley's Honey and Tar for 'coughs, colds
and lung trouble Is guilty of neglect. Noth
Ing else Is aa good for. all pulmonary
troubles. The genuine Foley Honey and
Tar contains no opiates and Is in a yellow
jujekase. Sold,- by .all flruggUU, 4,it. 4V
BIG CROWD AT, AKGlSTRATxO
All 1-omta for Tripp , County Land
Openlngr Are Crowded. ,
O NIELL, Neb., Oct. . (Special Tele
gram.) Prospective homesteaders' still con
tinue to crowd the registration offices in
this city. From o'clock last night to I
o'clock this evening. 4,471 registered. This
manes a total lor the two "days of 7,668.
Four special and two regular, trains have
arrived sice 6 p. m. and the registration to
morrow promises to exceed that of today,
All visitors are being well cared for, plenty
of food and lodging for all who oome. The
best of order prevails and the crowds con
tinue Jovial. " : 111111
valentine, Neb., Oct. 1 (Special
Telegram.) The second day of registration
brings no rest to the notaries who are
taking the applications at this place. While
a big crowd left last night,' more came to
take their places. Mr. Benjamin of Dead
wood, general agent of the Northwestern
said that Valentine could take care of
a thousand people a day, an he has been
here all day looking over the city and there
la absolutely no gambling allowed of any
kind. The 'crowd has been taken care of
In the finest kind of manner and a large
crowd Is looked for tonight.
For little chaps
in our selection of clothing
reasonable prices commend these
them for their comfort and gen
styles., $3.50 to $1.5Q
MEN OF WEST IN SESSION
Delegates to . Tranimisiiuippi Con
gress at San Francisco. '
OMAHA MAY GET NEXT MEETING
C'lnt' riemlnK Boosting Gate City
for Mst Vnr'i t Awrew t Iom
Forrlaa Countries Well
PAN FRA.NCI8CO, Oct. fc-The nine
teenth, Transmlsslsslppl Commercial con
gress, with a thousand or more delegates
form the western half of the United States
attending, all of them men of high position
In the affairs of the nation and of their
respective states, began Its five day's delib
eration here today with a display of enthu
siasm by the delegates that augured well
for a successful and Interesting session.
Temporarry Chairman J. B. Case, of
Ab'lne, Kan., called the delegates to order
and In his opening remarks, pointed the
way for many prominent speakers who are
to follow him, . dwelling, at some length
on the vast work that there Is to be done
In tho west In the conservation of natural
resources and expansion of present Indus
tries to a far wider scope than has yet
been attempted. i
Among the delegates were the represen
tatives of the thlrty-sli states, four ter
ritories and six foreign countries, while the
national government was also represented
In the person of W. R. Wheeler, assistant
secretary of commerce and labor..
j no opening- session was purely one oi
organisation. After committees to attend to
the permanent organization were appointed
the congress adjourned In order that the
delegates and their friends might partici
pate In an excursion . about the famous
San' Francisco harbor.
The political end of the congress Is In a
state of ferment and It Is Impossible to
say who will be chosen as permanent offi
cers. Colorado has sent a strong deloga
tlon and Its members are' losing no oppor
tunity to boost their home state for the
next gathering .place of the congress and
Thomas F. Walsh of Colorado for presl
dent. Texas has a candidate for that office
Colonel Iko T. Pryor of San Antonio
Colonel Fred W. Fleming of Missouri Is
also strongly supported.
Omaha Is being spoken of very favorably
as the place of the next gathering and
Colonel Fleming Is urging the selection of
that city, confident of strong support from
many of the delegates. Great Interest la
being taken by the members of the con
gress In the project bf . securing federal
appropriation for the straightening out of
the Missouri river, and this will help
Omaha's effort to get tho next session.
The report that Galveston, Tex., was In
the field for the meeting was denied today
by Senator Harris of that city, who said
thfct Galveston, was not In condition to
seek : the honor. This leaves the' matter
practically between Denver and Omaha.
OMAHA MAKES NO EFFORT FOR IT
Sends No Delegates to San Fmnclsco
to Land Convention.
Though officers of the Transmlsslsslppl
Commercial congress and E. H. Harrlman
dangled the next meeting of the Congress
In the face of Omaha and invited the
Commercial club and other organlxatlons
to send delegates to the meeting In San
Francisco and capture the prise, not a
single delegate, was named, and so far as
known not an Omahan is present to ask
tor the largest convention which can come
to Omaha next year. But Omaha seems to
be popular 'regardless of the" absence of
delegates." V. ? J - '
J. M. Guild, commissioner of the .Com-,
mjerctal club, .was named by Governor
Sheldon as one of the delegates from Ne
braska, but Important business the 'wool
committee made it Impossible for Mr.
Guild to go. The committee on conven
tions of the CbmmerohU club could not be
Interested at this time' In any convention
or the Transmlsslsslppl congress and
Henry T. Clarke' has gone to Chicago to
attend a deep waterways meeting, while .
J. McVann, secretary of the Grain ex
change, Is In Kansas City on an important
grain rate hearing. The Omaha Real Es
tate exchange is a member of the congress,
but the matter of sending delegates was
never brought up.
But despite the fact that Omaha has
no delegates present the city seems In a
position ta, secure the next meeting, as the
out-of-town friends are fighting valiantly.
PRESIDENT WRITES CARRIERS
(Continued "from First Page.)
half of the Omaha Commercial club, of
which he said the latuhstrlng was hanging
out tor the .visitors. In expressing lila
pleasure at addressing the meeting he mid
that he felt as Duvld Harum did when he
sa-d that it eetmid as If lie we-.i astraddle
a meeting house with every shingle playing
a Jen sharp.
Mr. Wright then dwelt upon the benefit
of gatherings of the present kld, saying:
"Thar are mlghtly few original Ideas In
this world. If you have a little notion up
your sleeve which you- think original, re
member this and do not try to keep It
bottled up. Pay back the fellow you get
It from by giving it to some one else.
"I wish to emphasis a subject upon
which th mayor dwelt. It is that the
bone and sinew, the strength, muscle and
blood of the country lies In th rural dls
trlcta. Nothing will tena more strongly
to anarchy and crime, nothing could be a
greater national misfortune than the de
pletion of the country districts for th
benefit of th cities. If you want a strlk
Ing example of the superiority of th coun
try breeding look at England and the
Remember how that handful of -farmers
held at bay th English regulars recruited
largely from the cities of England. Why,
60 per' cent of th applicants for enlistment
to th English army from urban precincts
had to be rejected on account of physical
The views of th mayor and Mr. Wright
upon th superior stamina of farm-bred
men mad a decided hit with the delegates
and these passage received wild applause.
Windsor Responds to Speeches.
H. H. Windsor, editor of the official pub
lication of th carriers, then rose to answer
the greetings. His first words were lost
because of calls from the back of th room
urging him to tak th stage:
"w want to iook at you again," was
the demand. The speaker compiled.
"I used to live In Omaha," said he, "but
It was long ago and the Omaha of the
vintage of 1883 ia a different from that of
th present aa two things could very well
be. In those day th sidewalks wer high
above th streets and asevndad by flight
of step when there war any sidewalks.
When a man had walked three blocks he
had climbed enough stair to hav reached
the top ot th Washington monument and
most of the Inhabitants wer knersprung.
(This is ilk a remark of former Senator
Mason of Illinol this morning that be had
heard Omaha was so hilly that all th glii
had grown hunchbacked climbing -, them.
Mason said h did not observe it so, how-
ver.) . " . . ,
"As I cam up from the a! a tlon today' I
observed a familiar - sight a - windmill.
There was but one where befor two had
I hi-a. I said to a DuIlriniAn ! .Wh.i r uf,.
1 hr In 1U3 wer not there two of the.-n,'
" 'tea.' aald ho. "but shout the lime you
name they suddenly found that there was
now only wind enough for one.' "
Mr. Windsor concluded In a serious vein,
extolling the work 4t the association and
urging the heartteet Interest In the program
of tho convention.
Cheers for slllnan.
Superintendent Spillmah, the last speaker
of the session was arretted with cheers
whert he. took hr flatfnrm and Ihe en
thusiasm seemoA genuine rather than a
matter of policy, VI f. any of you have any
doubt that I am glad to be here," he said.
I wish you would Just step up after I am
through and shake hands with me." The
spirit and Inspiration which I derive from
these conventions of purs Is strong enough
to last me clear through, the year. I am
glad to be In a weetern, city. I was born
a westerner, reared a westerner and shall
always be a westernor In spirit. So It is
not necessary to welcome jno as a stranger
to the greatness and enterprise of Omaha.
"I bring to you the. greetings and best
wishes for the success of this convention
of Postmaster General . Meyer. He la
deeply Interested In our work not only
because he Is our chief, but because he Is
a business man and Interested In a work
so great as this for -its own sake."
Superintendent fplllman. referring to this
and future oonyeptlong of the association,
urged that the program makers should not
attempt to spread over, .too much ground
In selection of, topics. He also urged tho
delegates that, i'evejy nornlng when each
starts out on his route., let him remember
that there are 39.400 other men and women
similarly engaged. that;.you are serving
no less than 18,000.000 people, 'that you are
costing the government annually $35,873,000
and that It I up to each and every one of
us to give In .return for the expenditure of
this great sum as good, at efficient service
as we can." -.
"Woman Good nt. Repartee
"Mr. Preshtcnt." said Delegate Maxwell
of Indiana at the' wfternoon session, "we
ought to hear from ther best little woman
carrier in the United vfitates. I refer to
Miss Funkhouser of rriy' state."
Miss Funkhotiser rose, blushing. "Mr,
Maxwell," she said," '"has been trying that
sort of talk all the way from Indiana, but
I'll get even with' tilm."
(A voice.) "Marry "him." '
When the delegates had ceased howling,
Miss Funkhouser 'could "be observed blush
ing a livid earmlne"f rorrt forehead to throat
Maxwell was purple.'"''"'
Back came the young woman: "I wfiuld
If I could, but I e-an't. -He's married now.
This paraphrase of the- "Waiting at the
Church" catch-line awoke deserved applause
The entire nfternoon session was a merry
one. Delegates had gathered expecting to
hear a series of addresses by Congressman
Hitchcock, Senator Burkett and Brown
and others, but none- of these toed the
mark. Therefore-, President Lindsay
brought up the question of the evening's
program. ' "
This put the delegates between 'The
Devil" at the- Bnrwood and Governor
Hughes. The question was discussed from
Delegate Rice of Texas thought that "we
shall rarely have a'clianV to see or hear
Governor Hughes, but his Satanio majesty
we can meet on our routes any day."
Delegate Golns bf ' Portland, Ore., had
heard It was a "great play by a first-rdte
President Child' of''tft Iowa delegation
suffered from ' 'conflict of emotions .on
Hanev of Arkansas rose with dramntlc
expression and a fed "hot speech writ plain
on his4 face.; "He W going to drag In poll-
tics. 'He'i a democrat thought everyone
"Mr. President ''.ihundered the. south-
. -Til u -t. t; MvT ..-
"Mt. Tjahey,' answered Lrndsay; in a
"What "time' does Governor Hughes
speak?'" ended the Arkansan In a me;k
voice. " " .
Finally' the delegates tojk a vote. . The
action was not official, but to determine
bow many seats to reserve at the Bur-
wood and how many on the stage at the
Auditorium. About, half elected to go to
th Devil and half to the deep Governor
After this a little experience meeting was
on. Mrs. comto or Indiana told the del
gates' how' she had tried an auto for six
weeks. "I finished on Urn twice," taJd
Mrs. Ruth Ken yon of Nebraska and Mls
Alice Gummerre of Cfeston, la., narrated
their experiences briefly. Miss Gummerre
takes" to the work" naturally. Her father.
W. T. Gummerre also rides a route out
of the' Union county' town and likewise an
uncle, Alvarado Gummerre. Emulating the
example of these a cousin, Arden Gum
merre of Afton, la.', has also Joined the
Rural Free delivery force.
A 'letter from President Roosevelt was
read to th delegates at the afternoon
session by W. D. Brown of Washington to
whom It had been written, as follows:
THE WHITE HOUSE. Washington. Oct.
1 My dear Mr. Brown: Will you convey
to the members of . the National Rural
Letter Carriers association my heartiest
congratulations and good wishes for the
success of their coming ronventlon? The
government has given close attention to
the extension of the rural free delivery
system during the pant decade, and his
accomplish! d much towards lessen. ng the
isolation or laim (ire ana making it
br-ghter and more attractive. I appreciate
the faithful and intelligent service of tho
rural carriers, and commend their efforts
for good roHds a movement fraught with
the greatest benefit to the country districts,
R. W. D. Brown. 613 Fifteenth a' real.
N. W.. Washington, D. C.
The letter was received with cheers and
the convention adopted a resolution voic
ing its thanks for the expression of in
terest. ' .
PORTLAND AFTER THE NEXT ONE
Oregon City Send Hostlers to Land
If Portland, Ore., does not land the next
convention' It will not be because the city
doesn't deserve It, for It Is hustling hard.
Every delegate to the convention who could
be reached was led up to headquarters of
the delegation In the lobby of the Rome
and after registering given a handsome big
photograph of Mount Hood.
The secretary bf the delegation, John H.
Golns, has brought with him letters of in
troduction to . nearly everyone Portland
friends knew who could be ot use to him,
and beside meeting these people, Golns has
contrived to see about all the delegates. He
also put up a great sixty-foot banner In
the convention hall: ''Oregon Rural Car
rier Stand for Better Roads, Higher Ed
ucation and Greater Oregon."
"Our cause Is making great headway, so
far as I ran tell," said he. "We hav many
unsolicited pledges already and are sure of
more. It the next convention will com to
Portland we'll treat the delegates as well
as well as Omaha Is treating us now."
"How la Governor Haskell's state?" said
a Kansan to Secretary Mltsner of th OkU
hom delegation. "Oklahoma," said Mlts
ner with emphasis on th nam of th
state, "Oklahoma is all right, but It Is not
Haskell's any longer."
"We can beat Nebraska In only one r-
spoct," said National Treasurer Williams of
Ksnfrew, Pa. "We hav better roads than
any wsstern state, I think. But Mi hold
ing here of this convention will grv a
mighty Impulse , to improvement la this
commonwealth and will prove a good thing
for Omaha in this respect aa well a show.
Ing delegate what a splendid city this Is."
IIAYDEN'S LOSS IS ADJUSTED
Insurance Companies Make a Very
Quick and Satisfactory Set
tlement. ALL DAMAGED STOCK WELL BE
Offered at 8arrlg.ee Irleea In
that 0alek Cleamneo
' the Good Can Be
Beginning Wednesday a. m. w will offer
all the merchandise that wan damaged by
water Monday at the most wonderful bar
gain prices ever known; every dollar'
worth of this slock must be closed out In
short order and we will offer every gar
ment, every article, at a price representing
but a small fraction of Its real value.
Ladles' suits, skirts. Jackets, winter un
derwear, hosiery, furnishings, etc., no mat
ter how slightly damaged, go at loss than
worth of materials alone. Come eaily
Wednesday. HAT DEN BROS.
TAFT IN ST. LOUIS
(Continued from First Page.)
date on the trusts was made the Impressive
I wish I had a voice like a steam
whistle," he said.
"We don't have to hear you Bill. It's
good enough to see you," said a voice.
'Well, that the kind of friend I like
'How about labor unions?" he was asked.
'I have done more for union labor than
Mr. Gompers," was the quick retort, and
then Mr. Taft explained that the decisions
he had rendered as a Judge on the bench
and which were now being represented as
placing him against unionism were really
being used at present In the courts by
union labor as the basis of their rights.
He added that he should make this the
feature of his speeoh to th employe of
the stock yards.1
All Mar Contribute.
Another query was about campaign con
tributions. The reply was that so far as
he knew no contributions had been accepted
that would have th slightest tendency to
embarrass any one.
"Any gentlemen her who desires to
make a contribution to a good cause," he
abided, "may regard this as the time and
After the three speeches had been made
Mr. Taft was escorted to the hotel from
wher he reviewed the grolsque parade of
the "Ve'led Prophets," whose carnival haa
the city firmly In Its grasp. The ball of
the Veiled Phophet, which Is the great
society event of the carnival, wa made
decldudly more popular tonight by the an
nouncement that the candidate would be
there fdr an hour.-
Mr. Taft viBlted the ball for a few min
utes, but did not participate In the festi
First Speech nt Moberlr.
Before reaching St. Louie Mr. Taft had
a strenuous day In a number of Mlssoourl
towt.s. His work yesterday left him at
Macon. With a night run he reached
Moberly before 8 o'clock yesterday. The
program contemplated a speech In the local
theater and the reception rommltte and
band were eager to perform their part
before the hour for the meeting arrived,
but they were not alone In their eagerness
for the hall was packed when the candl
ito , arrived. . Good times had resulted
from, .protection. , and . tad times from a
democratic tariff was the' burden df the
Tafl speech at Moberly and throughout
Mexico had a number of disappointed
cltlxens, as by an error of the local com
mlttee the opera house had been packed
with an audience, whereby the the plans
of the railroad called for but a five
minute stop. It was deemed best not
to disturb the schedule of the train, and
Senator Warren, after Introducing th
candidate, told him that he was In Au
drlan county, tho home of the Missouri
mocking bird the mule. As governor of
the Philippines and secretary of war,
Mr. Taft told his hearers, he had been
one of the county's best customers. He
had bought many mule there for the
government When he asked If any ar
guments were needed to convince them of
their own prosperity there were many
negative expresalona. He was cheered
by a large class of girl In academic cos
tume and paid his compliments to them
in a way which also pleased the crowd.
Just as the train was moving out, the
opera house audience came running down
the street, but many were too late to
get even a glimpse of the candidate, who
stood on the back platform of hla car
waving farewells. Montgomery and War
ren ton turned out large crowds and heard
Trait Issue Dlacaased.
At St. Charles the candidate was taken
uptown to the balcony of the court house.
from where lie addressed thousands. HI
speech was full of expressions of optim
ism regarding Missouri, which he
said he firmly . believed was going to
show" somebody that It was not going
to be a stranger in the republican ranks.
He made it clear that he was not opposed
to the aggregation of capital for the pur
pose of effecting economies. Such aggre
gation, he said, "Is to be commended
rather than condemned. It ia not incon
sistent with competition and la an aid to
our material progress."
"When, however," he continued, "it Is
accompanied with an attempt to monopolise
business and to control prices. It then be
comes Illegal and the evil must be stamped
out. This should be done by greater su
pervision of the business of such corpbra
tlpon, by federal control through the de
partment of Commerce and Labor; by a
series of reports each month, by constant
Inspection by government agents and by
Immediate and persistent prosecution of
all violations of law.
"The function of the next administra
tion," he added, "Is not to be spectacular
In the enactment of great statutes laying
down new codes of morals, or asserting a
new standard of business integrity, but Its
work lies In the details of furnishing men
and machinery to aid In the active work
of making the supervision of the transac
tions so close, so careful, so constant, that
the men engaged In It may know promptly
when they are transgressing the line of
lawful business limitations, and may be
brought up standing whenever this occurs,
and may be prosecuted wher th viola
tions of law are flagrant and defiant and
promptly restrained and penalised."
Bryan' Rentedle Dlsenaaod.
Turning his attention to the remedies
proposed by Mr, Bryan, Mr. Taft said
that the' Nebraskan proposed two: First,
put all the trust made articles on the free
list; second, to Impose a license for all
corporations who mak 3 per cent of ary
product in th United Stats.
As to th first, he aald: "To put trust
snade article on th free list would not
only destroy the business of th ' so-called
monopolies and trusts, and only threw out
of employment million of worklngmen en
gaged therein, but It would also destroy
absolutely th independent competitors
of th trust and thus in th one grand
conflagration would destroy th Interests
of both th lnnooent and th guilty."
Th objection t th second, h said, was
that th application of th remedy would
Include a lot ot small corporation making
small artloea, that hav no relation to
Mr. Taft concluded with the piedg It
should be his pleasure to devote all his
energle to constructive legislation along
th lines he suggested.
Mr. Tsft left St. Louis at 1 o'clock tonight
for Chicago, wher tomorrow he will ad
dress the deep waterways convention, go
to Galesburg to attend the celebration of
Lincoln-Douglas debate and then rturn
to Chicago tor a banquet, at which Mr.
Bryan 1 also to be a guest.
CUSTER IN LINE FOR TAFT
(Continued from First Pag.)
Dahlman-AUen scheme to disrupt th pop
Why Mr. Bryan failed to fore om of
th democrats off the ticket has not been
explained. He, through Tom Allen, pre
vented a populist national, ticket going Into
the field and now, so the evidence shows.
he Intend to drive the last nail In th pop
ulist coffin by preventing any populist can
didate being in th field. Every candidate
wh orecelved a majority of the populist
vote on the state ticket and failed to re
ceive a majority of the ' democratlo vote
ha been forced to decline by orders from
Mr. Bryan's chief lieutenant.
Republican Commlttoo Meeting?.
Chairman Kelfer of the republican state
committee has called a meeting of the state
oommlttee for October 14. Immediately
after the committee adjourn th executive
committee will hold a session.
T. K. Townaend Stricken.
Stricken In church last Sunday, but sup
posedly recovered, T. K. ToWnaend fell dead
on the steps of his home at 1328 South Fif
teenth street, about 10 o'clock this morning.
His death Is said to have been due to heart
trouble. In fact. Sheriff Hoagland, who la
actltg coroner in the absence of 'Coroner
Matthews, considers the case so clear that
he haa decided not to hold an Inquest.
Mr. Townssnd was canager of the coal
department 6f the Star Van and Storage
company and had been In comparatively
good health until a short time ago. He
had had hearf trouble for some time and
had been more affected recently than ever
before. Iast Sunday he had an attack
that made htm very 111 for a time, but he
had almost completely recovered from Its
effects. This morning he was raking the
leaves from hla lawn when th attack came
on. He started toward the house and got
as far as the porch steps when he fell.
The physician who was called declared
that he died Instantly.
He was E6 years of age and leaves a wife
and three brothers. He was in the employ
of the Burlington for about twenty years
and was also engaged In the contracting
business for about four. year. Funeral
arragnements have not been completed.
Members of the Independent Order of Odd
Fellows will have charge.
Ten-Hoar Day Restored.
The Burlington has restored the ten-hour I
day In the Havelock shops. Within the
last year the day haa been cut to eight
hours. The order affects 700 men.
Workmen In Seaalon.
Members of the Ancient Order of United
Workmen and Degree of Honor will begin
p. two 'days' session in Representative ha'l
at the state house this evening. The meet-
Miller, Stewart & Beaton
413-15-17 South 16th Straat
; We Are greatly Qverntotked - In
printed and Inlaid Linoleum and have
decided to sacrifice our entire stock to
reduce it to normal. Kote the bargains
we herewith quote:
60c Printed Linoleum, per square .
yard .... 29
60c Printed Linoleum, per square
70c Printed Linoleum, per square
80c Printed Linoleum, 12 feet
wide, per square yard 59
$1.10 Inlaid Linoleum, per square
yard .... 65
$1.60 Inlaid Linoleum, per square
$1.66 Inlaid Linoleum, per square
Some of these morn
ings you'll be greeted
by a chilly breeze.
That's the time an
overcoat by Dresher
will hit you right.
See Dresher now so you'll be ready
when that cold day gets here.
There are a lot of cloths this fall
that are Just right weight for
warmth, yet not so heavy as to
weigh on your mind.
And there Is distinction in the
way Dresher's overcoats fit snug
around the collar, smooth and
graceful at the shoulders, full snd
easy across the chest and back.
Try ont this all. Better set
Drisher today. .
You've Tried the Rest.
Now Try the Best.
The Schlitz Cafes
316-20 South 16th Street.
m ill i nil l ylmrit"i
TOLF IHANSON'S CAFE
. Finest French and German Cuisine. .
After hours of tiresome shopping, ladies will find our Sec
ond floor a charming hook for a rest and a dainty lunch.
THE -IDEAL PLACE FOR AFTER-THEATER' PARTIES
TM nXCZ ABB BSASOBTABX.B BTOB XW AITBB TH1 MATT IB.
Ing tonight consisted In a reception glvrrt
th delegate from aoin K ata looges.
Th delegate will hold session tonight,
tomorrow and Thursday. Governor Fhldon
will speak befor th seemMed deHra1e
tomorrow evening and a number of other
speakers will give short adtfresse during
Inveotla-ntlon of Ies Moines flan.
At 4:05 o'clock tomorrow afternoon th
special oaromttlee of th Commercial cluh,
consisting of President W. E. Hardy. J. E.
Miller. ex-Mayor H. J. Wlnnett, W. O.
Jonea and ex-Ctty Treasurer AlUen, will
start for Pes Moines to make an Investi
gation of the "Pea Mtrtnea" plan ot city
The committee will spend Thursday and
Thursday evening In Iowa capital City,
returning Friday morning.
"Whatever we find will b mbodid,tny
our report, which will be mad pubtlo a
few daya after our return, probably net
Saturday, said President Hardy this mrn
Talk of the Season
1$ "Always Right1
ASK YOUR DEALER
There are a lot of people who don't
think summer has gone 'till the base
ball season has closed.-
Even those fellows are ready
for fall Overcoats now. How
would a nice light overcoat or
raincoat Btrike vyouf We have
some "exceptional" valued at
$18 to $25. Drop-in and v talk it
MEN'S FASHION tfrlOpy
319 South 16th Street
Vonlg-ht, Wsdnssday Mat. and STta-nt.
Xb at. Sir Prsssat Aiasrloa's Srtat
t Oharaotor Aotrass, v. .
la a Btnra Bnfamnt.
THE REJUVENATION" OT
AUNT MARY. , i -
Tast Thursday, rriday and atorday
MATINEE SATURDAY ;
Th Kit of tn Frat aaara. tn
Bursa Walters' Orat Flay of Amsr
ioaa Tills M
PAID IN FULL
Scats on Sal Today.
October 12, 13 and 14
JElaw ft arlangsr w and Orsatsr
300 PEOPLE IN CAST 300
Prloss. BOo to tx.0O.
SEAT SALE THURSDAY
Phones-iou 1E0S: Ind. AUDI
TS. Pircbaloclcsl Cw..
dy that all lh Worll
Kvery American woman
should see this wondnr
ful play." Dorothy Llx.
In New York Journal.
Stats.. Ton., Tburs.. Sat.
XT.xt Bandar, Lonta Elliott, aa "CamtUe."
rnons, indspssdsDt A-HSt.- .
Mat., dally, SilSl every night, SslS.
WU1 M. Oressy and BUaohe Daya. Olif.
ford and Burke, Bowers, Walters and
Crook. r, Amy Stanley, LaTln and toi.
ard. Lillian tevlUe and Bobert .KluolaU,
Bert Barl and Klnodroiue.
rrloea 100, 80o and SO.
OBi-ht, Statin Wednesday A MuatoU
Cartoon Com.dy - ...
Thursday 1ST IT Til riVISX.
PLACE TO DINE
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