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M. P. WALKER.
The triumphant election of William
If. Taft 18 practically assured, with or
without the electoral vote of Nebraska.
In other words, Mr. Taft does not
need Nebraska half ns much as Ne
braska needs Mr. Taft.
Mr. Taft has comparatively little to
Btiln by having Nebraska's electoral
vote recorded for him, but Nebraska
has every Interest atBtake In keeping
In the republican column.
Nebraska has been steadfastly re
publican since 1900, when It declined
to follow Bryan In his second battle,
and brought Itself In accord with the
party In power In national affairs.
Giving up a good seat In the front
row now In order to take a place on
the mourner's bench in the rear would
hardly be a pood exchange.
Nebraska wants to keep on the po
litical map. It wants to be accorded
suitable recognition in the councils of
the nation. It baa untold resources,
for whose development outside assist
ance Is necessary, but. which will be
much more difficult to get if this state
is a political backslider.
On the other hand, if Nebraska stays
in the republican column where it be
longs It will be entitled to proportion
ate recognition with the other de
pendable states that stand firm for
progress and prosperity and refuses
to be beguiled by false prophets even
under the plea of state pride.
If the people of Nebraska consult
their own Interest they will vote at the
coming election for Taft and republican
llcan rarty began planning tho resump
tion of specie payment. The demo
cratic party opposed such resumption
and advocated greenbacks snd flat
he has struck hands with 'Tat" Mc
Carren, a devoted servant of the Stand
ard Oil. In Texas he Is in chumship
with Bailey, on whom (he odor of
WHEN OUT OF TOWlt.
Subscribers leaving; th city tem
porarily should hart Th Be
mailed to them. Address will b
(hinged aa often as requested.
Has Mr. Bryan written his explana
"Lobsters are plentiful here," says
a Boston paper. Same here.
Cheer up. After next Wednesday
we can all change the subject.
Premier Laurier appears to be
William Howard Taft of Canada.
It will help some, too, to have the
campaign poets go into winter quarters.
The Balkan criais may now be given
its index number and filed away with
Count Zeppelin has resumed his
airship teBts. You can't keep a good
airship man down.
Dennian Thompson's son is being
sued for divorce. That's a new act for
"The Old Homestead. "
Mr. Bryan Is urging the democrats
o etand pat. Many of them will do
tr.at and still refuse to stand Bryan.
"Shell the democratic party die?"
asks tho New York World. It will
unletis it 1m operated on for Bryanism.
It is stated that there are 13,000
negroes In the federal service. Mr.
Bryan;- if elected, will change all that.
Kansas City is now planning for a
union station, having despaired, after
years of effort, of getting a union depot.
confessing democratic vefea t.
Mr. Bryan has paved the way for his
regular quadrenuial explanation by de
claring in advance that the republicans
are preparing to buy the democratic
voters of the country. National Chair
man Mack has also fixed up his ex
planation. He declares that Hearst
has ordered his supporters to vote di
rect for Mr. Taft in order to beat
Bryan. While it is certain that
neither of these assertions is true, the
fact that Bryan and Mack have made
them carries a confession of democratic
defeat at the polls on Tuesday.
Even the men who followed Bryan
to his two previous defeats will be dis
couraged when they find him and his
campaign manager preparing for an
other smashup. Discouragement seems
to have conquered both of them and
they are preparing to accept their de
feat as philosophically as possible.
It is doubtless true that most of the
minor parties arc drawing support
from Bryan. Debs, Hearst, Wataon
and Hisgen, former supporters of
Bryan, are now fighting bitterly against
him. Two out of three votes cast for
these candidates will doubtless come
from Bryan and make his chances
hopeless, yet none of these candidates
is advocating or countenancing the
support of Taft. They all realize that
with the third defeat of Bryan a reor
ganization of the democratic party will
be inevitable and each candidate is
anxious to secure as large a vote as
possible in order to have an Influence
when the reorganization comes. That,
by the way, is the secret of the ap-
mrent support of Bryan by many of the
old school democrats. They know his
chances are hopeless and they are re
establishing their party "regularity"
in order to have a voice in the coyiuclls
of democracy when it secures tts di
vorce from Bryanism.
money. In all legislation on the cur-loll enn not be killed ny whitewash
rency question, the republican party
has stood for souad money and the
preservation of th national credit.
The democratic party has favored free
silver, the abolition of the national
bank and every financial heresy that
has originated In the brains of political
The republican party has always
stood for the principles of the protec
tive tariff. The democratic party has
ever stood for Xree trade, or "tariff for
revenue only," or some such thin dis
guise for free trade. The democratic
party has been in full power at Wash
ington once since the civil war, and
the greatest panic -in the world's his
tory followed its tinkering with the
When tho non-partisan war be
tween the United States and Spain was
fought to a victorious conclusion, un
der a republican administration, the
republican party adopted a plan of pro
tection and education for Cuba and
the Philippines to the end that they
might be prepared for promised self-
government. The democratic party
has persistently demanded that the
half-civilized Filipinos be declared in
dependent and cut adrift to become
the victims of the loot of other nations
seeking domination of the Pacific.
The republican party, step by step,
in spite of the burden of the war debt,
has carried this nation to a position
of the greatest wealth and power
among the nations of the world. It
has developed- American trade and
made the consumers of the world pay
tribute to the American manufacturer,
farmer and .workingman. The freedom
of Cuba, the rescue of the Philippines,
the Panama canal, the regulation of
railway rates, the correction of trust
abuses and the decade of splendid
progress and prosperity with the high
est wages ever paid to labor are the
most recent acnievements or the re
publican party, against which must be
set down a democratic record of fail
ure while in power and defeat on freak
issues in the last three national cam
The republican party is in position
to continue the progressive legislation
and the splendid policies of the last
twelve years. The democratic party,
if successful at the polls next Tuesday,
could accomplish nothing for the next
four years. If the first voter decides
to vote the democratic ticket he will
vote to stand still and do nothing. If
he decides to vote the republican ticket
he will vote to be a factor In national
activities and acfiievements.
n Pennsylvania he is being supported
by Colonel Guffey, the recognized
leader of the Standard Oil. On his
executive committee Is Lamb of In
diana, a recognized representative of
the Standard Oil. Mr. Bryan, who is
usually as cautions as an elephant
crossing a bridge, ran not plead Ig
norance of the character and affilia
tions of his Standard Oil associates.
He has heretofore denounced most of
them for their connection with that
All of the trust managers are con
vinced that even if Bryan's anti-trust
measures were not worthless, which
they undoubtedly are, he is so thor
oughly surrounded with Standard Oil
advisers to whom he has put himself
under deep obligations that no trust
officer would be In fear of going to
ail and ho combination in restraint
of trade wouldy be dissolved. The
trusts know that with a republican
president and congress pledged to con
tinue the Roosevelt policies they will
get more anti-monopoly legislation
and continued prosecution when they
violate the laws. They know that with
Bryan as president there would be
practically no legislation and that they
could therefore bring everything to a
standstill for four years.
moral awakening which the president
has wrought. His eleatlon would
mean that the country would go for
ward with the Boosevelt policies to
their fullest development In the great
est benefit to the country. Bryan's
election would mean a halt and four
years of stagnation.
THE MAN WITH A PAST.
The democratic candidate for presi
dent is a man with a past more than
that the democratic candidate for pres
ident is a man with a past that con
stantly rises to haunt' him. He is a
man with a past that, try as he may,
he cannot shake off. He Is a man with
a past that makes it altogether too
hazardous a risk for the people of this
country to put him In a position where
they would have to take chances on
The democratic candidate for presi
dent has a past which fills several
When In congress he distinguished
himself as an outspoken advocate of
free trade, a champion of free list
tariff bills that helped drive the coun
try into panic and bankruptcy,
In his first presidential campaign he
entered the lists for. 16 to 1 free
coinage of silver, and insisted that a
continuance of the gold standard
would mean that dire industrial ruin
within a very short period would over
BftrU.V AND THE COLORED VOTE.
The Bryan forecasters who deign to
go into details in indicating the sources
of the expected strength for the Ne
braska leader are calculating on a
greater or less negro defection from
Taft to Bryan in Ohio, Indiana and
other close states. This is an extreme
presumption on the ignorance of the
Mr. Bryan has chosen to make his
campaign on the issue, "Shall the peo
ple rule?" Mr. Bryan has not the
ghost of a chance of election without
the vote of the south, and there should
be no colored man In the north who
does not know that the south is solidly
democratic solely by reason of its de
nying 8,000,000 of its people any voice)
or vote in ruling or in the selection of
rulers. The criterion by which one
third of the population of the south
Is excluded from any share in the gov
ernment is the color of their skins
and Mr. Bryan has publicly approved
the plans of southern democrats for
disfranchising them. If there are any
northern negroes ignorant of these
facts they are more ignorant than we
believe them to be. Mr. Bryan's pre
sumption on a race stupidity will not
be believed until it is demonstrated.
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Mr. Haskell of Oklahoma is confi
dent that he will collect that $600,
000 damage suit from Mr. Hearst.
That ought to console him for the loss
of the position of secretary of the
treasury which he was to have in
The farmers who do not like the up
lift commission which was appointed
to better their conditions might re
taliate by appointing a farmers' com
mission to work for the improvement
of the city folks.
"Flngy" Conners says he is as sure
as be is that he is living that Bryan
will be elected president. "Fingy"
can add to his already ample fortune
by taking some of those 5 to 1 bets
A "ladies' duy" is to be established
in a New York police court. It is sup
posed that the judge will offer fine bargains.
Just once more on that sub'cci cf
names. Rush Strong is a candidate
for office on the republican ticket In
Howard Gould says that a gentle
man of his tastes can not live on $400,
000 a year. Howard ought to change
"All democrats are patriots," says
the Houston Post. That ought to re
assure Mr. Bryan. Patriots do not sell
Apparently Mr. Bryan can not find
time to. answer the president's letter
on the labor question. He will not be
able to answer it.
There's going to be troublo In the
electoral college if the predictions of
Chairmen Hitchcock and Mack are all
fulfilled on election day.
A WORD TO FIRST VotERS.
It is estimated that there are fully
500,000 citizens in the United States
who, on November 3, will come into
the enjoyment of full citizenship and
cast their first vote. More than one
half of these are native born and the
others are adooted citizens, and it is
of great importance to these new-
fledged citizens how they ally them
selves politically. vThe native born.
particularly, are still in the formative
stage of mental development, impres
sive, imaginative, impulsive, senti
mental. Their effort should be to
overcome the influences of these imma
ture characteristics and approach the
polls with their first ballot, after a
A SUBJECT FOR AMERICAN WORKMEN.
The American workman is more
dteply concerned in the tariff question
than in any other issue before the
American people. Under republican
rule the American industries have de
veloped until our exports of manufac
tured goods have doubled and doubled
again in twelve years. UnUer that
rule the wages of the American work
men are the highest paid to workmen
in' the world. These wage earners
must consider what the effect of a re
vision of the tariff would be.
Both the republican and democratic
parties are pledged to a revision of the
tariff. The republicans propose to
make the changes needed along protec
tive lines. They will fix the schedules
so that the wages of American work
men will not be lowered by competi
tion with foreign wages. The revision
by the republican plan will benefit the
workman, the manufacturer and the
The Bryan plan proposes a revision
of the tariff on free trade lines. Its
only object would be revenue, with
all protective features eliminated. Un
der free trade, ns proposed by Bryan,
foreign-made goods would pour into
this country without any protective re
straint. The workman who votes for
democratic tariff revision votes to re
duce his wages and his opportunity for
Mr. Bryan does not like President
Roosevelt's letter on the labor ques
tion. There is a suspicion that the
letter was not written for the purpose
of pleasing Mr. Bryan.
George Bernard Shaw says
London will soon be sacked
burned by the people. This is
particularly alarming, in view of the
In his second presidential campaign number of things which Shaw sees that
he declared the retention of the Philip- are not so,
pines would destroy our popular form
of government and annihilate all our
In the 1904 campaign he embraced
the Wall street candidate for president,
whom he had Just previously de
nounced, and accused President Roose
velt of being subservient to corpora
In hia third presidential campaign
he has discovered some new political
nostrums that commend themselves to
sensible people as little as his other
A candidate with a past naturally
arouses distrust for fear he may face
about and pick up anew the repudiated
The American people are not in the
habit of experimenting with a man with
a questionable jiast.
A Philadelphia doctor says that
dust is the greatest enemy to human
health. Still, the lack of it Is often
the cause of much worry about the
first of the month.
THE TRUSTS WANT BRYAS.
The hate of Roosevelt and the
Roosevelt policies that burns in the
hearts of the Standard Oil magnates
has led John D. Rockefeller to spring
a political canard in which he seeks
to make his personal and corporate
unpopularity a means of securing votes
for William Jennings Bryan, the presi
dential choice of all of the Standard Oil
clique., With admirable cunning, Mr.
Rockefeller truthfully asserts that Mr.
Taft, by ability, training and tempera-
careful study of the subject and having merit, is better fitted for the presidency
weighed all the reasons that actuate than is Mr. Bryan. It has been re-
them and having studied the history
and records of the parties and the can
The young man of 21 who has read
much in history of the democracy of
corded heretofore that th devil
quote scripture for his purpose.
The record, or tne last rour years
furnishes abundant reason for Rocke
feller's hate and his present desperate
Jefferson and Jackson should not make effort to injure the chances of the re-
The report that the title of the
"Outlook" is to be changed to the
"Outbreak" when Mr. Roosevelt be
comes editor is a democratic canard.
Candidate Hisgen has returned to
his home in Boston "after a strenuous
campaign." What is Mr. Hisgen run
ning for, anyway? Answer Kxerclse.
King Edward is said to favor the
election tf Mr., Bryan. He can not,
however, help any in that directiou, as
the records show that he neglected to
George Bernard Shaw has caused a
wave of rage in London by declaring
that Thackeray was a fool. London is
simply showing its foolishness by los
ing, its temper over anything George
Bernard Shaw may say.
tho fatal error of confusing the democ
racy of those men with the so-called
democracy of Bryanism. The old
democratic party stood for representa
tive government, for sound currency
and the rule of the majority. The
democracy of Bryan has stood for
everything to which the old democracy
The history of the two parties since
1860 should be kept in the minds of
publican candidate. It was President
Roosevelt's firm refusal to compromise
with the criminal Standard Oil monop
oly that led Senator Foraker to bit
terly and persistently oppose all ad
ministration policies in the last con
gress. It was on the order of Stand
ard Oil that Foraker started the fac
tional fight in Ohio in the hope of de
feating Mr. Taft.
It was on Standard Oil orders that
first voters. The republican party in Haskell of Oklahoma was made chalr-
lls infancy stood for the preservation
of the union and the abolition of
slavery. While there were loyal demo
crats in the north, the majority of the
party favored slavery. Its platform in
1860 denounced the action of the
northern Btates hi passing measures
to nullify the fugitive slave law and
its platform of 1864 declared the civil
war for the preservation of the uuiou
to have been a failure.
Following the civil war, the repub-
ruan of the committee on resolutions
at Denver and afterwards selected as
Mr. Bryan's campaign treasurer. He
was selected by Mr. Bryan and was at
Bryan's elbow when the platform was
drawn, and it is difficult to conceive
how Mr. Bryan failed to understand
that Haskell had a beaten path to the
side door of the Standard OH com
pany. In Illinois Bryan has made
terms with Roger Sullivan, the Stand
ard Oil manager there. In New York
! ( THE REPUBLICAN RECORD.
Democratic spellbinders who have
been following Mr. Bryan's lead and
blundering through the campaign mak
ing all sorts of unsupported charges
have closed their wind-jamming with
the assertion that the republican ad
ministration of President Roosevelt
has been a do-nothing administration.
If that were true the Standard OH and
other trusts that have' felt the effects
of the Roosevelt . policies and the
Roosevelt laws would not today be
making every effort to secure the elec
tion of Mr. Bryan in the hope of hav
ing a four years' respite.
In the first instance, President
Roosevelt has done more than any man
In accomplishing the far-reaching
moral awakening of the American peo
ple. His administration would have
a prominent place in national History
If he had done no more. But his ad
ministration has kindled the fires of
civic reform and patriotism and has
forced practical changes for the better.
Unlawful monopolies have been
prosecuted as never before, as the
Standard Oil trust and the rebating
railroads will testify. The railroad
rate bill has been most effective in
checking and controlling the opera
tions of the common carriers. Irriga
tion, forest preservation and the con
servation of the national resources
have become fixed public policies. Tho
Panama canal has been decided upon
and most of the work of construction
completed. An emergency currency
measure has been enacted. Prepara
tions have been made for a revision of
the tariff and a general reform of the
currency and revenue laws. Tho ad
ministration has ptiied laws to pro
tect wage earners hi different occupa
tions. Great progress hu beeu made
in bringing about better relations be
tween capital and labor and in main
taining peace in traffic and production
alike. The vital principle of the
square deal has been made the aim
and creed of government and politics
in the United States.
The republican program includss
the wise continuance of the policies
which have niado the administration
of President Roosevelt a striking suc
cess. The country's need is the natu
ral growth and perfecting of the pres
ent administration's work; No other
man Is so well equipped aa Mr. Taft to
perfect the work begun by Mr. Roose
velt and to bold fast the fruits of the
KHMOS BOILED DOWN.
The heart of any reform lies In the reform
of the heart.
It's hard raising; fruit In the heart that Is
filled with freight.
The religion that goes farthest begins
with those nearest.
Lazy people are always loyal to the letter
of the Sabbath law.
Many a man keeps his hands white at the
expense of his heart.
Each day's chances to serve are opportun
Itles to offer sacrifice.
Half of a new truth la better than the
whole cf an outgrown one.
Some men have faith in God only aa
refuge from the fear of men.
The hardest test of love, is what It does
with the unlovely and unloving.
Folks who are most hungry for fame
often give others nothing but blame.
ir you cannot cairy Heaven into your
business you nay find you have no bust
nesa in heaven.
When a man gets ex'-lied over Ills Ignor-
anco lie la likely to think he Is enthusi
astic for some truth.
A good many In religion are like people
who feel that they own an automobile
when they have bought a horn.
There's no certainty that the man who
knows all about the schedules to heaven
will get there either on time or any time.
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"If 11 be tru" that all the world loves a
lover," sighed the elderly Lot liaiif. It s
because the world has so much fun with
him." Chicago Tribune.
Jack-Horace told me that he Is aolni!
to make his mulden speech inran nlglil
Maud telapplmr her hands)-Oh. y is
goiiiK to propose io Mabel:- Baltimore
SKCl l.AR SHOTS AT T1IH PI I. PIT
ban Francisco Chronicle: Hev. Dr. K. K
Bnker, formerly pastor of the First Presby
terlan church in Oakland and now manager
for a coi respondi nce school, says that the
reason the churches do not draw larger
crowds Is that they do not advertise.
"They have the best line of goods In the
world," he say, "and they ought to pre
sent them In an attractive manner." There
seems to bo something: In that.
Boston Transcript: Rev. Dr. Theodore I
Cuyler, pastor emeritus of the Lafayette
Avenue Presbyterian church In Brooklyn,
la nearly 67 years old. Ills theology Is of
the old-fashioned, rock-butiomed type of a
half century ago. He la honestly and un
compromisingly a defender of that faith.
No man has a ileht to be intolerant, but
Intolerance, as we now regard it, would bo
more excusable in him than In some others;
yet he says: "One of Uie worst things In
this entire campaign lias been the attempt
to excite prejudice against Mr. Taft be
cause of his being- a l.'nlturian." That Is.
he regards Mr. Tuft, the Unitarian, aa much
preferable to Bryan, the Presbyterian.
Boston Herald: The past decade lias seen
a ma iked Increase, among the Protestant
clergy of tUls country In a sense of re
sponsibility to society for the duty the aiute
confer, on them of marrying people. Singly,
and also by collective action of ecclesi
astical deliberative and legislative bodies.
they have gone on record as unwilling
longer to aid in making husband and wife
of those whom they regard as unethical in
their attitude toward the Institution of
marriage. If now an occasional clergyman
raise his voice and lets it be seen that he
believe, that there are physical a. well a.
moral obstacle, to marriage, which the
clergy ought to bear In mind, It need oo
caslon no surprixe.
"Maud told m- to call her father 'old
num.' She said he'd like It."
"Did h! llke.lt?" ' t
"Never mind alwul that. 1 m busy won
dering wuv Maud told me to do it."
Cleveland Plain Dialer.
"Charlev, dear." said young Mrs. Tor
kins, "whit Is the trouble in the Balkan,
"Do you really want to kn.w?
"No. Hut I feel ralln-r sleepy ami It Is
so southing to hear you talk." Washing
IVnoi tcr So yo.l boI nut of that
Job I'buut writing up I lie airship ascension
us one i tne puascngei b
8i.i-ond Keoortcr You bet 1 did. ' Too
many cliuiiccs of falling down oi. that as
signment. Uultiniore American.
gpectnr Your new house doesn't look
much like the architect's original design.
Vlctome No, but II looks more like it
than the emit looks like his original esti
mate. Smart Set.
-r want ti get a mitten, please," said
the little girl, "if it don't cost too much."
Oh! you mean a pair of mittens, don't
you. my child?" replied the shopkeeper.
"No, jusl only one: ono that's suitable
for a hoy that's goin' to propose an' bi
rejected." Catholic Standard and Tmics.
KIUItt l OLD ( III lit II CHOin
Lowell Otus Reese In L she'. Weekly.
The world was young In those day. of ours
The world was so young and new.
All huilded of birds and of sweet spring
And Tomorrow fresh wonders jrrew;
But the world rolled back and Love reigned
And smote on a magic lyre
For Someone sat In the seat ahead
When we sang in the old cliunii choir.
Someone with eyes of the brownest brown,
And Ills thut were woudrous rar.;
Dark waves of glory that tumbled down
from the crimson "tarn" set there
At a rakish slant. Oh, that pure delight!
Life! grunt me but one desire
To see anil feel as I felt that night
When we sang in the old church choir!
i j lie I leuenei iMuyt-u Willi a will. Alio WI1CI.
lie prayed for "those near mid dear,"
The deacons shouted a loud "Amen!"
And 1 felt that the Lord was near.
The Preacher preached of tho bleedina
i. am .
And his words were as words of fire;
Hut I worshiped the girl with the crimson
When we sang In the old church choir.'
The church is gone, and the Preacher long
In the land that he loved so well.
Hark! out of the new church deep and
Hear the great pipe. Joyous swell!
I sit und dream and contented am.
For Someone Is by my fire,
U .1 .... I uu ln I 1 , ii .1 . f . I .1 ... . n
. u n i . ... ..... aj a , i ni- .iiiiia.'ii iniii,
1 When we sang in the old church choir.
rro.4 or 111. Mecord.
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.. the moat Invincible utterer of the part,
of speech of whom ther. i any record in
any annal or clime,
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