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OMAHA. SUNDAY MOlINlNt,, NOVKMKKH ''20.. 1H10-SKVKX SI-XTIONS-FXUJTY-KHJHT PACKS.
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WILSON TALKS OF jTaft' First President iFOUll KILLED M
COST OF LIVING' to Pay Visit to Cuba, ! GUN EXPLOSION
stay jBut Uriel une;
Secretary of Department of Aricul
ture Says Make Farmers Out of
Immigrants to Country.
TRICES ARE TO itiOATLY ADVANCE
Decreaie ii to Follow the Raise, Goinei V1""! XHt, '
hi ... irtent left, who
jetow rreser.t OLinjmum.
BEL TROUBLE Ci' THE COUNTRY
! Arrival at Eleven O'clock in Morning
and Departure at Three in
Premature Firing oi Five-Inch Piece
at Indian Head baval Proving; 1
CREW ARE VlC'lii) OF ACCLDINl
Fanner Living Too Fast and Too
PATCHES ARE NOW
111 Official GIvm. Ill Opinion
GUANTANAMO. Cuba. Nov. 19. The
first to 'uliin noil of a president of tho 1 j
wns made todav l.y PresI-j m. ov j -, .,. Tir;t.rD.. f
arrived from Colon In tl.o ' iwu mu UU,J
for .-noon, inspected the United State naval tile lalalltv.
station h re and departed In the afternoon
fur I lu iitiilfili Road
IN THIRD KGu UF PllAUlHJii
The president arrived here at 11 o'clock
this morning. A.' the cruisers steamed Into
the linv, the Tennessee leading, with the
Miii fiiin of the president at her foremast,
the gun of the cruiser Nc.iark, stntioned
at the naval station, boomed forth the
J slute of twenty-one guns.
UNKNOWN i ,n"l a "le cruisers dropped anchor
I in the tiny me officer of the naval stiUlon
" " went alward the Tennessee and paid ther
ymt Talking; Politics, . bat the ener-: respect.. The Cuhun secretary of state, j Lieutenant
who ha.1 come from Havnna to welcome J
the president In the mime of President
(tune, was also received by Irealdent
After the reception on the Tennessee the
president and members of Ills party went
Similar to Blowout at Fort Monroe,'
Va., Last Summer. j
BREECH LOCK id TORCED BACK I
Arthur U. Cnffee of Mis-
aonrl Is Amoim the lctlnis
C'onrt of Inquiry la
CTTICAnO, Nov. 19 (Special Tel.-irram.l- s,ore and made an Inspection of the rifle
Jamea Wilson, secretary of aa-rl-u'ttire. ar- ; rRnK0 ftnd otn(.r works at lne gtaion,
rived In Chicago today from Washington ' Their Way ashore was brief and the eruls
to open the United States land show nt the ,,rH weighed anchor immediately upon their
coliseum this evening, and gave out an , re,urn aboard. They were under wav at 3
Interview bristling with eplgrair upon . p m an,, nefulpd ea(.twRrrl for ,e Wlnd
erery subject from the cost of II vl n K 1" ward passaae.
the future of the country. !
The secretary delivered the principal ad- TV TJ
dres, or the afternoon. j lerCG Datlle
Secretary Wilson believes the cost of liv
ing will Increase within a short time, but
that the Increase will be preliminary to a
general decrease, even greater than the de
crease of the last few days. But mean
time he Isn't wasting sympathy ujon the
farmer, nor the dwellers In the city. "The
farmer la all right," he said. "You can't
drive a horse Into the country any more
without a farmer'a automobile coming
along and scaring him. You know how It
uacd to be.
Ne Patch ea Theae llajs.
Two Men Killed and One Badly Hurt
in Fight Over Woman at
Armonk, N. Y.
WMITR PLAINS, N. Y., Nov. 19.-Aa the
result of a battle over a girl at an Armonk
roadhouse lat night, the two men prln-
Cllt in t V. a AnAn.fnA 1 .... .1 n
"W. are an exceedingly expenMv. and und,aklnK esUhll(.hm-nt todav awaltln(l
an exceedingly U-vaa t naj .n. W tn- comln(r of the coroner, whllo , th
don t know how to practice econum. TaKe . in-. v, a T
you rounr fellowa. I ll bet there isn't on. . - """""
of you that's ever seen a patch. It's only
I four taciturn men, one of the latter with a
lit nA mv.ktlMul felluwa tha.t ItnnW vhllt I
jatchei ara. wer nel11 " wltnessea of the affair.
"Maybe the demoerate will Uach us One of the prlsonera waa Bertha Bower,
economy. I remember before McKlnley ! h woman over whom the trouble oo
waa Drealdent. thev did. We knew what ! curred. The Brower girl disappeared from
patches were then.
her home In Chappaqua and her friends
heard ahe had gone to Daniel Merrltfa
bouse In Armonk
Lat night a party of men went to the
Merrltt house and demanded the girl. An
"I never dlscusa polltlca, though. he
added, but a minute later declared:
Til tell you one thing the democrat
didn't have anything to do with the re-
ult of the last election. There weren't 1 attack on the houee and a general fusillade
enough of them. Quarrel among the re- ' followed. John McCann and Frederick Paa
publlcana did It. All the democrats ' hud ) qullla were ahot. '
to do waa to alt baok and vote their ticket. .
The republican aiactad their men. IPmiTlt Tnljtni
Rm nattamird. I vw 141,1 v VAW WVSX
Prteea, Seoratary Wilson think, are
bound downward. They are bound to go
lowly though," ha said, 'because we are
bringing 1.000.0O9 people a year Into thin
'country that wa hava to feed and we are
not making farmer out of them."
In hia addraaa tonight Secretary Wilson
blamed tha homeateader of the west' In
part for the present high eoet of living.
"The homeateadnr." ha ald, "la reducing
th field of oparatlona of the ranchman, , j,ued thla morning, passed
which la reducing- the meat harvest of tiio ; night. The improvement
His Temperature is Slightly Above
Normal and Respiration- Good
Heart Action Not Good.
- ABTAPOVA, Russia, Nov. ?ount
Leo TolHtoU according to the bulletin in-
west and becoming quite a factor In the 'through the morning hour. At noon the
coat of living." physician issued thla bulletin.
OUier cauaea, be aald, were the great ! "The condition of Count Toletol lm
lmmlgratlou to thla country and the move- j proved during the night. His temperature
ment to the cltlea, The recent numle in
price of meat ha attributed to drouth In
tha rang country and to the big corn and
Ho declared that much rematna to be
don In Improving th country a farming
condition. In eplte of great progress nl-
ta'93.9, respiration' good, but he continue
The following bulletin, - signed by the
six physlclana In attendance, waa Issued
at 1:15 o'clock:
"The patient' temperature Is 99.8.
Condition of the lung unchanged. Th
SANTA FE ROAD MUST
REDEEM EXCHANGE SCRIP
ready made In thla direction. Expansion, ; heart action causes aerloua anxiety. The
nloltatlon and acll robbery, h continued, i ,nni 1 clear."
have been too muoh th practice of th
Boll Too Often Robbed.
Th new landa opened up under the
homeatead act of half a century ago, "were
often exploited," he aaeerted, "for tempo
rary profit by aoil robber who were ex
pert of their kind." Owing to such farm
management th yield of the acre in the
United Statee gradually decreased. Very
little Intenalv farming waa done.
It n lea
that Time Limitation
Is IVnt Valid
WASHINGTON. Nov. 19. Four men were
killed today by the premature explosion of
a five Inch pun at the Indian Head prov
ing ground of the navy. The breech block
of tiio gun. wlilcn ws being tented, blew
backward Into the gun crew. Ijeutenam
Arthur O. Caffee wa one of the men
The dead in addition to Lieutenant Caffo
.1. L. Brown, battery foreman, Instantly
.Nelson Jackson, a nej;ro battery attend
ant, died shortly afterward.
.1. J. lyeary, ordinance man. died at 11:1
(Sidney Dyson, negro, a member of the
gun crew, was seriously Injured.
The ordnance bureau has ordered a
board of inquiry to deve-.op details of tie
accident, the only witness to which so fu:
as can be learned, were John C Colemai.
and Sidney Dyson, both colored.
The gun, which was a new one from th
navy yard factory, had been fired twice.
The accident occurred during the thlrc
round. Just as the breech was being closed.
The accident was similar to the explosion
that caused the death of ten soldiers h.
the pit of one of the disappearing guns a,
Fort Monroe, Va., last summer.
Lieutenant Arthur Glil Caffee was borii
In Missouri and was attached to the Btafi
of Rear Admiral chroedr Atlantic flee,
Flrlnar IMn Defective.
The explosion waj prooabiy due to s
bent or fouled firing pin which projects,
beyond the face of the breech plug.
The naval ordnance bureau lias been try
Ing to find a safety device applicable t'
guns of thla caliber, but without success
and If the gun captain falls to obey tlu
rule to pans his hand over the face of tK
breech lock before it Is closed to determln.
any improper projection or the tiling Jul.
then Just such an accident as occurred to
day may happen any time. It la said.
Kvery prevention orainartly la tuaen i.
protect the firing crews from the falliir
of a new gun under test. It Is required th..
after loading the gun the crew shall ret.r
to a bomb-proof room In it rear and dls
charge the piece by electricity. The troul.l
in this case lay In that fact that the gut
was discharged before- the crew had Iiu
ished loading It.
The bras shell containing the powdi
a,nd the projectile had been inserted ..
the piece and the breech box had swung I.
on Its hinge, but before the heavy acre,
threads had Interlocked he projecting fii
Ing pin struck the primer on the head o
the shell and exploded the charge, whK-.
blew out backwards, tearing off the breed
block and killing or fatally wounding th
The employers' liability act will com
Into play in this case and the families o
dependent parents of the victim of tli
explosion will receive the equivalent i
one year' pay. Lieutenant Caffey had bee,
on diity t the proving ground si i -e ;
April. He resided on the reservation with
his wife and one child. Hia body will prob-
WASHINQTON. Nov. 19.-Hecause of de- be buried In the Arlington National
feet of the tariff under which BO-called celn"er''
exchange scrip book were issuea oy me
Two Doya Burned to Death
ST. JOSEPH, Mo., Nov. 19i-A special to
tne Mews-Press from Mound City, Mo..
of eighteen months was not valid. The
commission awarded reparation to a com
plainant for the unused coupons, although
presented for redemption after the period
death while playing with fire today. About
the same time, the 12-yeur-oiU n
Thomas Hlnes, Byerly'a neighbor, was.fn
tally burned by a gasoline explosion whi:
building a fire.
"But none of our soils," h added, "are j Atchison. Topeka & Santa Fe railway the
beyond redemption. Th aolla of the coun- j Interstate Commerce commission held to
trv the greatest asset the nation has, day that the provision in the tariff limit-
progress In all directions aepenas upon me ; mg tha right or a purcnaser to aemana re,- r -"j ryrwuia son oi w. ju.. uyerly,
condition of th eoll and there la no ma- j drmptlon of unused coupons to a period I a farmer near that place, waa burned to
terial Inquiry of uch great value a that
which pertailn to our aoll."
After apeaklng briefly of what already
baa been don by the Department of Ag
riculture In tabllshlng experiment sta
tions and agricultural colleges In varloua
state and sending experts into all parts
of th world to dlaeovar now grains and
plants moat sultabis for cultivation under
ail weather and soil conditions, he told of
further needs. '
Th day will com." h declared, "when
Irrigation will b applied, as a matter of
national necessity, to th growing of crop
' in th humid regions of the country, some
thing that has been done for hundreds of
years In European countries that hav ov,
forty inche of rainfall. W will hav to
begin at th source of our rivers. In the
mountains, where the rivulet form th
creeks and the creek eventually form th
-KaMrvoIrs will b built at th heads
of our streams to be used In
Superintendent of the
New Union Station Postoffice
knowledge hav period of drought.
...... BfatuM hav ntnnt Inches of rain-i
... ... 1..... ,.1,, and
The dry tlmea prevent th growing of j
maximum crop. I
store liiUI-atlon leeded. j
"But more Is needed than Irrigation.
Those who grow crops by Irrigation depend j
too much on the added water and too little i
upon culvttation of the soil. '
11 cited th suvar beet Industry, pointing
cut that whereas the averag yield In thla
country I ten tons an acre, a reasonably
good yield would bo twenty ton. .
"When they reach that point," h con
tinued, "we can produce within the con-
Edgar Hoag, as already announced In Th
Be, has been appointed auperintendent of
th Union depot postal station, which will
be opened! for business some time near th
first of December. - .
"In endorsing Mr. Hoag for this promo
tion." said Postmaster Thomas, "I was
periods of I '"loXl f'1 T th act tnat 1 consider
nun imeu in every reepeui lur m I rtxjn-
Sume''"'""y "' PO",t,on entail, and second. I
' zeit it ngm to reward mm lor ni long
faithful service In a subordinate ca
pacity. Th work of a letter carrier I
far from being an easy snap. He must
cover hi dally rounds regardless of
weather conditions, he must mak a reg
ular time schedule, he must b the very
essence of aocuraoy and he must meet the
publlo with a smile even though hia feet
are sore and his shoulder chafed from
the burden be carries.
"Therefore, when a man devotes twenty
consecutive years to such service, taking
I pride In hia job all th while, never once
complaining, and always loyal to duty, I
think he should hav promotion when op-
tlnental United Mates sll th sugar our , uff.r,. Ther are other carriers,
people nee. e ar pa) mg oui in m loQ m1th ip,cla, recorda, and I only wish
neighborhood of 1100.000,009 a year for the , prornotlons for each of them. But
sugar that could be grown her provided our bualnee la growing all the while
ur farmers understood how to grow ths
sugar beet. Efforts ar being made by th
federal and state governments to help In
these direction. "
He spoke In glowing terms of th work
being don In th southern state In th
way of offering prise to bey who would
produce bumper crop of corn, potaioea,
tobacco and other things.
"It la only a Question of time." ha aald,
"when the south will ship fat rattle and
hogs to the great centers of population and
contribute toward the food of our people.
It has raised Its maximum crops the last
thus calling for new positions, and so long
as I am postmaster It shall b my policy
to use my Influeno toward rewarding con
tinuity of ervtoa."
Ths estaMlshmeat of the Union depot
branch postoffice Is one of the most Im
portant improvements that has ever been
mad In th postal service of Omaha, sec
ond only, perhaps, to th Installation of
postal trolley car for the collection of
mull from street boxes. The new station
which Is to b located near the Union
passenger station, la almost In th heart
of th wholesale and manufacturing dis
trict of Omaha, and mail fur that section
Coming and Going in Omaha
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ENGLISH 'l OKIES
i In a Fublishcd Aiticle O'Conner Fays
ins iiespects to the
DESCRIBED AS BLUE FUNKS
British Aristocracy is Pvx on the
Spit and Roasted.
NEED TO BE BROXE TO BE TAUGHT
Declares Sole Business of England
Should Be for Home Rule.
HOUSE IS TO WORK TO THAT END
Events of the Week, as Viewed by T he Bee's Artist
COUNT BEAUFORT ON STAGE
acion of Foreign Royalty to Attempt
Vaudeville in America.
MAIDEN VENTURE IS IN CHICAGO
tilmila that the .New Line of Work
la Taken Up In Order to Itntse
Money for the Family
of the city will be handled exclusively
from the depot branch office. This means
uulrker delivery, and Inasmuch an Kiir
intendent Hoag has long been ths business
man's carrier. It Is considered well within
ths bound of eternal fitness for him to be
In charge of ths business district mail.
CHICAGO, Nov. ia. (Special Telegram.)
-During the last week there have been
,o startling developments In the Count
ohn Alexander von Mourtk De Beaufort
.llfeallen' wrangle, except that the count,
vho admits he Ib financially embarrassed,
-.as decided to go upon the state and elec
rify the vaudeville world.
Count De Beaufort hit the American
'.age amidships today, elevating It ten
eet and setting a mark for John Drew.
:.-it Goodwin and other thesulans. The
ount placed his noble Luxembourg
,f"lals" upon the boards and went
.uough the first rehearsal of his vaude
lile act in a manner which brought tears
3 the eyes of a chosen few who gathered
'.i a music hall and watched tha "act."
Ie sang a few songs and went through a
lonologue which Is Intended to educate
hi cag o on what it really means to have a
ohtenmn In the family.
The count had a cold, so his songs did
not warble among the rafters of the music
hall with, any great volume of tone. The
desert air woulu have had nothing wasted
on It had the count trilled hia roundelay
in the shelter of an oasis.
Count im spotlight.
It Is planned subject to change to have
i,u .-. o up on a scone representing
. hotel room with the count Bitting in th
, otllght. Nearby la the counfa faithful
og, Bob. Bob 1 some actor and at the
.heareal slept all through the act except
.hen his master was singing.
The count starts out by tailing what th
rouble of a poor and unfortunate noble
nan ar when he marries an heiress and
its motives ar suspected. Suddenly a telr
phon bell rings. Then com policemen,
.alllff, bill collectors and what not Then
.her ax several songs, some in French,
.nd the count bows himself out. Hie count
will slide gracefully Into Vaudeville and
et bis name go down to history along with
vhe Cherry sisters, Jo Tinker and Bat
Nelson. Th Cherry sisters used a net whil
Appearing before a keen and appreclativ
public. Count De Beaufort may have to
.tppear- In ancestral armor,' either from the
.vilgailen steel mills or from th old
aioated manor In Luxembourg. -
Cheerful mm a. Cricket.
However, the count was ss cheerful aa a
cricket when he Jumped out of bed at the
.ew Southern hotel today. His pocket
oook has been pretty slim since "Papa"
iCIIb'alten shut him off from th "base of
supplies." and the press agent whisper
softly that the count will positively eet
' "I want to say that this thing I purely
a monetary matter with me. this going on
the ctaae," said the count. "I don't want
notoriety, but I muit have money, and 1
caa make more by going on the stage than
.n any other way.
"1 want to take care of my wife and I
want to see that I have the power to pro
tect her. A lot of money Is arrayed
urainst me and I Intend to use whatever
money I make In getting my right and
those of my wife."
Inventor Will Investigate Collapse of
Machine Which Caused Death of
DENVER, Colo. Nov. 19. A contest
unique In' the annals of aviation wll
mark today's program at Overland park,
when Arch Hoxsey In a Wright biplane
will race a speedy Denver horse.
Hoxsey will circle the mile track used
for harness events while the horse will
be sent over the seven-eighths of a mile
track used for the running races and sit
uated Inside the harness track. J. C. Mars,
the Curtlss aviator, who was prevented
from appearing yesterday by the failure of
the mechanics to assemble his machine.
will also participate In today's flights.
Walter Brooklns. who took to Kansas
City the body of Ralph Johnstone, the
aviator who plunged to his death here
Thursday, will be accompanied on his re
turn to this city by Wilbur Wright, who.
It Is declared, desires to make an Invesb
Ration Into the collapse of the biplane
which resulted In Johnstbne'a death. The
unexpected arrival of Wright hts resulted
In plans extending the meet beyond Mon
day, the present date of its close.
KANSAS CITY, Mo., Nov. 19. The body
of Ralph Johnstone, the daring aviator,
killed In a fall In his aeroplane at Over
land Park, Denver, Thursday, reached here
at noon today. In charge of Walter Brook-
Ins. It was taken to an undertaking estab
lishment. The funeral services will be held at
Trinity church at I o'clock Sunday after
noon. The ceremony will be conducted by
Rev. Robert Mahon Spencer. Burial will
be mad In Mount Washington cemetery.
Mrs. Raiph Johnstone, the aviator's widow,
accompanied by Wilbur Wright, who left
New York yesterday, 1b expected to reach
bar lata thla afternoon.
Re-Electionists at Puebla.
CHIEF OF POLICE AMONG DEAD
Kiined-1 Attcmr-t Hreak Up MM-ttn
Woman .hoot Lender When
- He Opens Door of
MEXICO CITY, Nov. 19. Reports from
Pueblo where revolutionary rioting occur
red yesterday are that the town Is quiet
today. Similar report are received from
Interior cities. Estimates of the number
killed In the fighting vary from 100 to 170.
On this point,' however, no reliable Infor
mation Is available.
Strong forces of cavalry and Infantry are
patrolling the street and pickets and
sharpshooters occupy th church towers.
The revolutionary movement which began
when policemen attempted to break up a
meeting of anti-reelectlonlsts, appears to
have ended with the capture of the home
of Jose Cerdan, who Is credited with hav
ing headed the rebels. Cerdan Is said to
have escaped. He Is a grandson of Gen
eral Miguel Alatrlste, former governor of
the state of Pueblo.
Woman Shoots Chief of Police.
Forty-two alleged plotters against the
government have been arrested. They in
clude the mother and slater of Cerdan. It
was the sister and not Cerdan'a wife, as
first reported, wbo shot and killed Chief
of Police Miguel Cabrera and who In turn
was shot to death. The body of Cabrera
was thrown by the rebels Into the street,
where it remained throughout the fighting.
Troops of artillery and cavalry are held
In readiness In this city to be rushed to
Pueblo If occasion requires.
The stories told are that the trouble began
Friday morning when several policemen,
headed by the chief, attempted to break up
a meeting of antl-re-electionlst being held
in a large hall. As Chief of Police Miguel
Cabrela and his men advanced toward th
SUICIDE AT WOODBINE, IOWA
Walter Berkwlth, Who Waa to Be
Tried for Insanity, Shoots
IOGAN, la., Nov. 19. Special Telegram )
Immediately following his arrest to he
brouRht before insane commissioners, Wal
ter Beckwith, who lived near Woodbine,
shot and killed himself at 10 o'clock this
Charles A- ' Aldea, who la scheduled to
peak before th Omaha Ad club at Its
luncheon Tuesday noon. Is heralded as a
remarkable citizen of Chicago with an
unusual message to deliver. Hi topic
Is to be "Publicity and Patriotism." Ac
cording to Ralph E. Sunderland, president
of the local Ad club, who engaged Mr.
Alden for his forthcoming appearance here,
the speaker makes an Indelible Impression
every time he says a word.
Mr. Alden Is assistant circulation mana
ger for the Curt! Publishing company
which Issues the Saturday Evening Post
and the Indies Home Journal. He Is a
nephew of th Hon. E. Benjamin Andrews,
formerly chancellor of the Nebraska State
Mr. Sunderland reports that he hiard
Mr. Alden speai before the Chicago Ad
club last weak, and was so completely
won by the address, that he Immediately
ought out the speaker for th Omaha
engagement. "There were a half dozen
speakers at the Chicago meeting," said
Mr. Sunderland. "Mr. Alden was the list
on the program, and Ms address stood out
from the other like a s arch light would
sUuid on a dark night."
The Chicago man I secretary of the
Chicago Good Cltlxenshlp congress, which
Is composed of representative of every
religtou faith and every civic welfare
organization. On Sundays he presides as
pastor of the Woodland Avenue Univer
sal 1st church.
To Mr. Alden 1 given the credit of hav
ing Inaugurated the Good Citizenship con
gress. He Is said to hav accomplished a
previously Impossible feat In getting the
Ireland to Be Made One of the
l.endtna; lianra to Tie llrouaht
In the Coming' Klr-r
LOMKIN. Nov. 19. (Special CnMctrn m
"The bluest of blue funk describes the
condition of the toty party and espei-IV.Iy
the peers." declnred T. P. O'Connor In i,n
article publlshtd today.
"It I always so with Insolent and r
rognnt aristocracies when they nre brought
to the b;ir of public opinion. It seem that
at the prime ordeal, the universal and un
conimetnble Instinct of aristocracies Is to
bf? Insolent and reckless Immedlaiely he
fore the volcano bursts nnd then to rnh
headlong for safety when the tumhlhi.-s
of the coming lnva tide nre beginning to
"One might have hoped that men with
the advantnice of the British nrlstoi rui v,
living In a Innd of free Institutions. .
customed to mixing In all classes of so
ciety tind to breathing the air of n demo
cratic state one might have hoped that
such men would not at the beginning of
the twentieth century commit the criminal
blunder of the nobles who ruined France In
an epoch before democracy had been born.
These English and Irish aristocrats are
Just as unteachahle ns were their h ss
favored predecessors, and the only nay
to teach them is to beat them.
What the 'lories l-nr.
"What the torles fear Is nn Immediate
appeal to the country on a clear cut Ismi.
They desire delay. They should get neither.
We have them at last. The more they
squeal the harder we should hit them.
Their day of doom has come. I.et u
hasten It on by every means In our power.
"While we do not know the exact terms
MEXICANS KILLED IN RIOTS ;thl;he TutiTXVJ."?r
Is true, the terms were so handsome Unit
Hundred Fatalities in Skirmish withlv"1bod'r "i" b! 'urrie, 1 Z'JZ'nl
. and Incapacity of the tories In reJectluK
them. The terms were better than the
torles will ever get again.
"The Issue first and foremost Is the
House of Lords. Our sole business at this
,nonent Ib to give the people the rlrtht of
self-government. This they cannot have
until they give tho House of Common the
same right to pass Its measures with a
liberal aa with a lory mln.stry. This right
received, we can proceed in our own good
time to diacuss the various method of re
taining the House of Lord.
"The House of Common is not merely
the voice and Image of the nation; It is
the nation. It will be the nation, even to
a greater degree when our franchise laws
ar drastically and democratically re
formed. "The second Issue ai the election will be
Ireland. The Irish question come first
after the House of Lords because of It
urgency and because It Is th f.rst. Inevita
ble and most necessary step toward the
development of the security and unity of
Asqulth Opens Ills ampolgn.
Premier Asqulth opened the radical cam
paign In a speech at a luncheon of th
National Liberal club today. He announced
no new policies.
Th government, Mr. Asqulth said, was
determined to bring an end at one and
for all time to the present system, under
which liberal legislation did not have
fair chance and to confine the 'second
chamber to subordinate functions, appro
priate to such a body. Th liberals were
f.ghUng for fair play for progressive legis
lation and th complete establishment of
a representative government.
Regarding th recent activity of tti
lords In th mstter of reforming them
selves, the premier said ths reason for this
waa clearly apparent, as th torles could
not face another election with the Incubue
of tho House of Lord on their back.
Fight la a Finish.
It's a fight to th finish with the lords
Premier Asqulth' speech at th National
Liberal club today leaves no doubt on
that point. Th question of questions to
"Has th premier got his guaranteeer"'
Mr. Asqulth' vagus statement yesterday
disappointed many, but now, after reflec
tion, all liberals think that hs tuts recog
nised th fact that th premier must, at
j all cost, keep th king out of party poll
I tic. Probably th recent long and mys
i tsrious negotiations between the king and
I the cabinet during the king's visit to Lon
don, dealth with that point. The king was
i ths most anxious for secrecy, the premier
Insisting that first absolute necessity of
announcing hi reception of tha guaran
tees to present the backing up of the lib
An Indication that Implies that Mr. As
qulth got hi guarantee Is to be found lu
Mr, Redmond's silence and apparent satis
faction. It Is not Impossible If the guar
antees ar not given the crown Itself will
be Involved. Laborltea and socialists pre
dicting a large -Increase In their delega
tions In the next parliament, are making
a lot out of the allusion by th Dully
News to "monarchical revolution," and
James Ketr Hardle repeats the threat about
crowns and melting pots.
Maine of King I)ras"d In.
Moderate liberals deprecate violent lan
guage, and Uie mutterings of radical ex
tremists against George V are l.kely to
cause an answering outburst of loyalty in
other quarters. But tha fact that the name
of th king has been dragged Into th
controversy on the assumption that he has
acted In a partisan manner shows the
dtgree to which passion or suspicion bus
As an offset, attention Is drawn to the
Improvement in th personal relations be
tween the occupants of the two front
benches in the commons resulting from lu
meetings of ths "council of elgl't." Appar
ently the close contact of the conference
chamber has rendered their attitude In the
house of greater use mutually.
Austen Chamberluln has crossed the floor
to the treasury bench to speak with Ur.
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various widely different religious sects
united In common movement. Th con
gress does all manner of work toward re
lieving the civic and moral Ills of the
city. The talk Is an unceasing one, keeping
worker engaged all the tlm on on sub
ject of public Importano or another.
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