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MAOON, GA., SATURDAY MORNING, OCTOBER 3, 1908
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8RYAN ANSWERS CRITICISMS OF
HUGHES AND OTHER G.O.P. FOLK
TURNING THE TABLES WITH FACTS
He Asks: "‘Why This New
Born Zeal for Experi-
APPOINTMENTS WOULD BE
UP TO REPUBLICAN SENATE
Bay* Hughes Forgot He Was Candi
date for Presidency with But a Llm
ited Experience In Public Affaire—
Cites Lincoln. Grant. Harrison and
MciKnley as Presidents Whose Ex
perienee was Limited—Democracy
Will Restore Prosperity
LINCOLN. Oct. 2—Speaking tonight
before the German Bryan Club of Lin
coln. Win. J. Bryap answered the
leaders that his experience In public
life was not sufficient to Qualify him
for the presidency.
Mr. Bryan asked his audience "why
this new bom xoal for experience?”
He cited Abraham Lincoln. General
Grant. Benjamin Harrison and Mr
McKinley as having had no particular
public experience previous to their
nominations. Aa for Gov. Hughes,
who he said had laid special empha
sis on Mr. Taft's experience and qual
ifications. he declared he had had but
two year*’ experience aa governor of
aa well qualified for the presidency as
Taking up the charge that he may
not make w*ise appointments if elect
ed to the presidency. Mr. Bryan Insist
ed that the argument should not bo
made by a republican because he said
for the next two years nt the least the
senate would be republican and pass
upon all Important questions, thus
sharing In the responsibility If any ob
jectionable men are named. "I ar
satisfied.” he said "that I can find such
excellent menthut even a republican
senate will not dare to reject them."
Boquet for Honest Germans.
"The German element In our popu
lation.” continued Mr. Aryan, "la a very
Important one. both In numbers and In
the character of the man who have
come to us fro mGermany. The Ger
man language Is rich in philosophy
oratory and In poetry, and the Ger
country and the German strain In
Wood has added to the energy, honesty
and Importance of the composite Amer
ican. I appreciate the support which
Is given to the ticket by the German
democrat* here and throughout the
Democracy and Business.
After discussing a number of Issues,
"The republican argument that we
hear so much of now Is that the dem
ocratic success will disturb business.
Our contention Is that democratic suc
cess will restore prosperity. How can
the republicans threaten us with t£
panto when a panto came under the
present president and Is still upon us?
"In some respects It la the most
acute panic that we have ever had.
and there was lesa In national condi
tions to Justify It. That this panic
still continues can be proved In many
waya: First, by a number of men out
o femployment. men anxious to work
who are not able to find work to do.
An effort has been made among those
securing special privileges from the
goxernment to answer this argument
by starting up some of their mills In
the closing days, hut the people can
hardly be fooled by such transparent
Cites Bank Statements.
"The Saturday Evening Post of re
cent date, contains some statements
which show, according to the reports
of the N>w York savings banka the
number of accounts opened for the
year ended on July 2. was 73.000 fewer
tha nfor the year before, while the
number of accounts closed was 43,000
greater than the year before.
"The amount deposited was $35,000,-
000 lesa and the amount withdrawn
341.000.000 more. This shows a large
shrinkage In the savings of the people
of that state.
"And now comes New York whole
saler with Ihe statement that on July
32. the firm addressed a letter to the
'wholesale grocers, biscuit bakers, and
confectioner* of the United States'
asking for the figures showing trade
conditions at that time as compared
with six months before. The follow
ing are the statements for the eastern
states, southern states and the middle
”'Staple groceries. 10 per cent less
southern states, and 15 per cent less
1 nthe western states.* The falling off
In biscuit and bakers articles and In
confectioners trade shows substantial
ly the same per cent.
The Trusts Escape.
"To show the trusts can escape that
which afflicts others I call attention
to the fact that recent laaue of the
Wall Street Journal shows that the
International Harvester Company made
larger net profits last year than in
any preceding year and the directors
OF JM KERN
Reached Capital at 9:45 Last
Evening—Met By Leveling
ATLANTA. Go.. Oct 2—Extensive pre
(•orations have been made for entertain-
Mr. Kern arrived In Atlanta tonight at
9:46 o'clock. He was met at the depot
by Clark llowell. national commhteeman:
Hewlett Hall, chairman of the state
committee; B. M. Blackburn, secretary
of the state committee; former Governoi
Joseph M. Terrell, and other party lead _
ers. He was.taken to the Piedmont from
where he win be carried on an automo
bile ride through the city tomorrow. In
cluding a visit to the rapltol. where the
be laid for 10o. at which i
which organization has his entertainment
here in charge. In connection with the
tomorrow, going to Macon via the Cen-
tatives of the Young Mei
The delegation will be headed bv
Hutchinson, who will be one of the
speakers at the Macon rally.
The league committee which has charge
of Hie arrangements foi welcoming Mr.
Kern Is composed of Car' H. Mason, W.
Thomas Winn. Charles W. Bernhardt,
R. A. Broyles and Oscar rainier.
In conformity with a telegram received
from Mr. Kern by Secretary Blackburn
UNWRITTEN LAW GETS
BLOW IN CAROLINA
J. HENRY GARRISON FOUND GUIL
TY OF KILLING DAUGHTER’S
AFFIANCED IN HER HOME.
LAURENS. S. C., Oct. 3—The Jury
in the murder trial against J. Henry
Garrlsoh for the killing of J. Lewis
Williamson, who was alleged at the
time of the killing to have lnsqlted
Garrison's daughter. Miss Mary Garri
son. returned a verdict this morning
guilty of manslaughter, with recom
mendation to mercy. Sentence was
suspended, pending a motion for new
trial. Miss Garrison, though summon •
ed for the State gave testimony favor
ing the defente. Williamson was said
to be engaged to Miss Garrison, but her
father denied knowing this.
In an effort to save her father. Miss
Garrison, while on tne witness stand
yesterday, tore up a letter of sympathy
she la alleged to have written the vic
tim's mother and offered in evidence
by the prosecution.
J. Henry Garrison killed J. Lewis
Williamson last July and the former')
defense was the "unwritten law."
Miss Garrison, who was the only
witness testified that on the night of
the tragedy, she and Williamson, to
whom the was engaged, were In the
parlor of her home, when her fnther
appeared at the window and shot her
fiance, Williamson, who died three
The prosecuting attorney asked Miss
Garrison to ldentlfv the letter she Is
said to have written after the shoot
ing. and she promptly tore it Into bits.
Owing to her state of hysteria, she was
not rebuked by the court.
DID ROOT’S TISIT
SECRETARY OF STATE WAS SEEN
at Headquarters for some
NEW YORK. Oct 2.—When It was re
ported here today that Secretary of
State Ellhu Root had visited republican
national headquarters here last Wednes
day and made Inquiries regarding the
working of the various departments un
der the national committee, a flutter of
excitement was caused In political circles.
The report went forth that Secretary
Root had been sent by President Row-
returned to Washington and there
pressed the ror.cluslont list National
Treasurer Sheldon was to blame for the
lanlng In the campaign, he haling left
to Chairman Hitchcock much of the
business that should have been disposed
of by the treasurer's department.
mTraasurar Sheldon was not at his of-.
meat had no reply to make.
No confirmation of the rcp<
Doss of Secretary Root's visit <
ocratic success will bring a panic they
ought to give bond that republican suc
cess will bring prosperity. And who
can furnish security? Every panic we
have had came under a high tariff: !
the panic of 1893 came a year before'
the McKinley law was repealed and the
P unic of 1907 came under a tariff so
Igh that th# republican platform
pledges the party unequivocally to Ye.
vise* it Immediately and Mr. Taft save
that the revision will 'probably be;
Cotton Mill Resumes.
FITZGERALD. Oa. Oct. 2—Teeter- I
day the Fltagerald cotton mill resumed
operation* after an Idleness of some
months. This mill makes yarn. and
operates 1® MO swindle*. Quite n largo
number of hands are emnloved. and
the resumrtIon of work la beneficial
to Fltagerald people.
headquarters could l>e obtained. It was
said that Secretary Root was In this city
on Wednesday and that he called
Hecretary Root. principally of the!
speeches Mr. Root is to make In this
Mr.’ Hitchcock Invited Mr. Root to na
tional headquarters to meet the various
heads of departments and such members
of the executive committee as were In
Mr. Root went to headquarters later In
the day hut it is stated tnat his visit
was entirely Informal.
Speaking of the plans to raise funds
for the national campaign. Mr. Hitch-
rock gave it aa his opinion that In the
future, national rampalgn funds ebould
be mired by thea tate committees in
stead of the national committee
~|Wfle Ellis, of Ohio, was a visitor at|
Parson Smart, Savannah Fi
nancier Was On Trip To
SAVANNAH. CSa.. Oct. 2—A cable-
gram from Yokohama announced today
the death of Horae* Pearson Smart, a
Savannah millionaire, which occurred
on board the steamer Mongolian, half
way between Honolulu and Yokohama
on last Tuesday.
After several weeks In Savannah at
the point ttt death, Mr. Smart became
much better and went to New York to
attend tfc- marriage of his daughter.
Then he started for Japan to visit a
married daughter. Mrs. Alexander
Fuehr. of Toklo.
No details of the manner of his death
are known. He was one of tha
wealthiest' men In Savannah and alnco
the Civil War almost has been one of
the city's best known business men.
BATTLESHIPS STEAM PROUDLY
INTO MANILA BAY WHERE
BRAVE DEWEY FOUGHT.
MANILA. Oct. 2—With the brilliant
tropical sunlight pouring down on their
polished guns and gleaming paint and
a swift land breeze whipping their
many flags out straight from the staffs
and stirring the bunting that covered
the half hundred launches and excur
sion steamers that, crowded with
cheering thousands, escorted the big
ships up the bay. the Atlantic battle
ship fleet steamed slowly into Manila
Bay this afternoon and sailing majes
tically across the bay where Admiral
DeWey and his men fought their his
toric fight with the Spanish fleet ten
years ago. drtmped anchor off the city.
Great Ovation Accorded.
The fleet cleared the south channel
shortly after noon and steamed up the
center of the bav while many of the
launches and steamers sailing proudly
along beside the monsters of the navy,
sounded a discordant welcome with
whistles, cheers and every other noise
making device that could b« con
The ships presented a magnificent
appearance as they moved slowly alcng
and the sight of the long line evoked
the wildest enthusiasm and the admir
ation of thousands that crowded every
point of vantago.
As the Connecticut led the line past
Corregldor the garrison there fired the
admiral’s salute. The progress through
the channel waa made In single col
umn. but os toon as the last ship of
the long line was safely panned. sig
nals were hoisted for the double col
umn formation, and in this manner
the ships steamed up the hay two
Greeted by Officials.
The anchorage wan reached at
o’clock and all along the short linn
the crowds continued to Increase even
after the last vessel had come to rest.
As the shins anchored. General Wes
ton. military commander of tills city
sent a wireless message conveying the
greetinga of hlmaeif, his officers and
the men of the army to Admiral fipor
ry and his men. Admiral Sperry re
plied, thanking him for his kind wel
Governor General Smith witnessed
the arrival of the fleet from his launch,
where he entertained a large party of
officials. He will probably pay hla of
ficial visit to the Connecticut tomor
row morning, when Manllana will wel
come the sailors in the form of a great
JOS. M. BROWN IS
In Choice Utterances Demo
cracy Is Urged to Stand
ALBANY. Qa.. Oct. 2.—Hon. Jos. M.
Brown. Democratic candidate for Gover
nor of Georgia, haa boon Albany's guest
today. The distinguished visitor arrived
from Amerlcus at 11:55 last night and
was mei at the depot by a eon—'“**
headed by Mayor II. T. Tarver.
meeting at the courthouae Mr. Brown,
In company with several citltena visited
the schools and made the acquaintance of
This afternoon Ihe governor-elect was
given an automobile ride point* of in
terest In and about the city. Tonight
from 7:20 to 9:30 a public reception waa
given Mr. Brown in the parlor* of Urn
New Alltnny hotel, when many citizens
met the (listingulahed visitor. Ho left nt
things, that all loyal democrats should
lay aside all partlann differences and be
come united for the good of all. "W<
have the right to be divided as the
waves.” enld he, "but we likewise have
the obligation to be united as the set
FATAL FALL FOR
Prominent Irwin Farmer Dies
Instantly the Victim Pe
An Atlanta Theatrical Man
Leaves With Big Debt and
ATLANTA. Ga.. Oct. 2.—Papers In
involuntary bankruptcy proceedings
were tiled hero today against J. \V.
] Web*, former manager of the new
Lyceum Theater, who absconded last
I Sunday. It marks toe opening of a
! tight among a largo number of crcd
lltors whom he left with claims against
Til mfor the small amount of personal
property he failed to dlsposo of bo
foro leaving the city.
Those Who initiated the proceedings
are Mrs. Rachel Moses, Henry Mores
and Watson ft Moses, whom ha owed
$1,500, |80 and 875. respectively.
It Is reliably reported that, the claim
held by Mrs. Moses, who Is a woman
along in years, Is all that is left to
he.’ of a pleasant romanoe. Weiss
was of striking appearance, and of
genial and cordial manner. Ho be
came acquainted with Mrs. Moses
soon after he ram a to Atlanta. Their
prospective marriage was talked of for
some time before he departed.
Weiss leased the old Rtar Theater.
He seemed amply supplied with funds,
and up to the last day spent money
with the liberality of^ "Coal-oil
Johnny." He fixed the show ' housa
up. spending several thousand-dollars
for Improvements. Afler It had been
opened one week It was fmipri fftat
Weiss food left the city. leaving the
old troupe and the one that had
to relieve it without funds In a
left behind he stated that he had only
168 with which to pay 11.100. Then
It developed that for some time he
bad been borrowing liberally from his
friends. !.»gal steps were token by
several of them nt once to get pos
session of the small smotirr of per
sonal property, such ns scenery, etc.,
*“ **~ To
brought by the
Nothing has been heard of the for
mer manager since his departure. The
stranded actors were given a benefit
performance nt another theater hero
WATSON TALKS MORE
ABOUT THAT SELLING OUT
EASTMAN, Ga.. Oct. 2—Thos. E.
Watson spoke here today at tho court
house. He gave his reason for not
supporting Hoke Smith during the last
primary and paid hla respects to him
In no complimentary manner, saying
Hoke was suffering from a severe caso
of the big head, caused by the result
of the primary In 1908, and charged
Smith with denying that the populists
had had anything to do with his elec
tion; that there was not enough hon
or to divide but Just enough for him
self and the populists could sit on the
fence and watch the procession go by.
that he did not keen hla promise to do
certain things that Watson stood for
and wanted to leave them undone and
give up hla position as governor to take
Steve Clay’s place; that he commenced
to look at Steve's shoes and the more
he looked at them the prettier he
thought thay were, and the more he
looked the worse he wanted them. He
said during his speech that If Bryan
was a democrat In 1896 he wasn’t a
democrat now and If he waa a demo
crat now he wasn’t In 1896.
He said there was a certain dally
paper In Georgia who had charged him
with selling out to the republican ■party
and was trying to break the solid
south. He said this charge was un
true and If It were In his power to do
It he would crush the principles ad
vocated by Roosevelt and Taft under
He said he has never changed, but
still stands on the 'Ocala platform
where he stood ever since It was writ
ten; that he has no hope of election,
but hope* to carry Georgia and by so
doing make her a doubtful state ana
put the south back Into the road th.it
will lead her back to her old time In-
SHOOTING OF EDWARDS
TIFTON, Ga., Oct. 2—Wednesday
morning about 8 o'clock Msnnger L.
O. Edwards of the firm of Timmons,
Hendricks ft Co., who operate ft tue-
pentlna plant at Crossland. Colquitt
County, was shot and perhaps fatally
wounded by Charley Llpscy, a former
wood-rider for Edwards. It Nuema
they had had some difference In the
past over a business matter, and Wed
nesday morning Mr. Llpsey drove to
Mr. Edwards' place of business and
approached him, shooting several times
two shots taking effoct. one In the left
shoulder and one In the right aide.
Reports say Mr. Edwards shot at Llp
scy as he drove away, the balls hitting
Physicians were Immediately sent for
and state Edwards is in a critical c6n-
Llpsey made good htn escape and It
la reported he *• nt h message to the
Colquitt County sheriff that nt the
BOSTON. Oct. 2—Kermlt Roosevelt,
second son of the President, registered
finished at Oroton School in June, ar
rived in Cambridge yesterday after
noon. and for nearly twenty-four hours
he escaped the attention of everybody
but his farmer schoolmates, who win
.... room near him In Claveriy Hall on the
national headquarters today. He said he “Gold Coast," In Mount Auburn street.
- — — Kermlt has no roommate.
Blnro his arrival Kermlt has been
busy fitting up hla suite. No. 41, with
hla personal rrapects
Chairman Hitchcock. Rustnev* brought
Sim to the > 1»”. !!** said he And r+c*..
ly taked With President RnosevHt and
that the president had expressed screqt
by Mr. Hitchcock.
the wotk accomplished
his brother Theodoras furniture, tak
en from the store room in Dunatcr
IN BANKRUPTCY COURT
HAELEHURST, Ga, Oct. 2—A peti
tion was filed in the United States
Court on yesterday against the Frasier
Do’Foor Lumber Company In bank
ruptcy, Messrs. Qulncey ft Chastain,
attorneys at this puce, representing the
Th« company owes debts amounting
to approximately with assets
smounting about 85.000, consisting
of planing mill plant, saw mill and va
This company changed hands the
first of the year, but kept the name
under which It was Incorporated. Hon.
Max Isaac, n ferae In bankruptcy at
Brunswick, has pppolnted H. A. King,
an *CTTomey' of thl* place, as receiver,
and the basin* s< will be run for a
while as a "going concern" before It Is
sold by on order of the referee.
CAVE-IN KILLS LABORER
and Wounds others
LYNCHBURG. Vs . OcL 2—I n a
cave-fn of an exeavatKfh for an office
building here late Fday DMey Robin-
yon was burled beneath earth and
killed; Charles Clements sustained a
fractured leg and Injuries about the
body. Clements. Morris and Frank
Nicholson were bruised about the,
body. All the men were negro labor
OCILLA. Ga.. Oct. 2—Mr. Tom Pus.
sell, living on the line of Irwin and
Coffee counties, fell from a pecan tree
yesterday at his home and died In
AH the facta cannot be ascertained,
as the circumstances reported are
meager. He was a wall-to-do fanner
and a brother-in-law of Mr. Jake Lis-
enby of this place.
THAW IS "FREAKISH” AND
WON'T SEE EVELYN IN JAIL
NEW YORK. Oct. I—Evelyn Thaw
was refused admission to the White
Plans Jail yesterday when she went
to visit her husband. Very much dis
appointed she went to a hotel, where
she remained until train time. When
asked to explain why she had been
denied admission to the Jail, she said
that she presumed It was the work of
Charles Morschsusar, her husbsnd'i
lawyer, or she added, "perhaps Harry
has got another one of hla freakish
not I tms."
Mrs. Thaw, before leaving White
Plains, said sne would make applica
tion In court for an order allowing
her to see Thaw.
IS ATLANTA'S GUEST
ATLANTA. Ga.. Oct 2.—John Sharp
\ the guest of Governor Hoke
for Bryan and Kern. Ra would not dl*
cuss the national situation further 0
to *a^ that i here 1s strong hope of de
URL GOULD SAYS SUE
TAKE8 A COCKTAIL WHENEVER
SHE FEELS LIKE IT—8AY8
GEORGE 18 JEALOUS.
NEW YORK. Oct. 2—That 82.050
have been offered nn employe or the
Hotel Rcgln to give false testimony
against Mrs. Howard Gould, was the
subrtance of an affidavit, purporting
to have been mado by the Rev. Father
Joseph Murray, which was presented
to Justice Olegerlch In the supreme
court today. The case cams up be
fore th* Justice today on a motion U
strike out certain allegations In Mrs
Gould's complaint In her suit for i
separation from her huahand. as srnn-
dalous and Irrelevant. Mrs. Gould’s
counsel opposed the motion and pre
sented several affidavits. In which it
was charged thnt certain witnesses
had br?en hired to testify In favo
Mr. Gould. The affidavit of Fnther
Murray whs one of the papers pres
ed. It declares thnt Michael H. Itonfly
had told tho priest that while he was
employed at tho Hotel St. Regis whero
Mrs. Gould lived, a detective went to
him with the proposition that ho "give
a proper rejw»rt of Mrs. Gould'n c
Inga and goings at the hotel,
amount of wine she drank nnd the
names of her visitors notably those of
them thnt were men."
Another affidavit, made by Maurice
Molloy. alleges that Molloy waa under
contract, while custodian of Castle
Gould, nt Port Washington, to treat
Mrs. Gould In a contemptuous fashion
The lawyer for Mrs. Gould recited
how It was alleged that Molloy had
gone Into the house, out on divans and
puffed cigarette smoke In Mrs. Gould’i
face when ah'* ordered him out of the
What Mrs. Gould 8ays.
An affidavit submitted by Mrs.Gould
in reply to allegations of her husband
that *ho Is addicted to tho use of In
toxicating liquor* says:
"When living In the country and
spending most of my time In the open
air. I have drank a cocktail on sitting
down to luncheon and generally a
plasH of white wlr- with luncheon At
dinner, whenever I felt like It. T drank
a cocktail nnd a glass of champagne
We wero nlwaya accustomed to have
wine served at these nfenls, hut that
was tha extent of my drinking."
Tha Drive in Egypt.
Then she accuses her husband of
gross habits of Intoxication. Rhe sava
she was particularly annoyed by hsr
husband during a trip to Egypt where
they were entertained by the Khedive
and Prince Mohammed All. Rhe ac
cuses Mr. Gould of being Jealous when
she went driving with the prince, while
he went In a carriage with another
woman who was a guest at the lunch
MEAD SMITH IS HURT
IN FALL FROM WAGON
MILLEDOEVTLLE. Ga, Oct. 2.—
Mr. Mend Smith of this county, hap
pened to the painful accident of being
thrown from hla wagon by runaway
horses. Ufa left side, hip and arm
were badly hurt.
Death of Littl* Child.
Antoinette, the raven-months-old
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louie An
drews, died last night from the effects
of whoopinz cough. Th** funeral ser
vices will be held at their realdenre
this afternoon at 4 o’clock. Interment
in the city cemetery. Rev. D. W.
Brannen will officiate.
Rev. Umar films, pastor of th* 1
Baptist Church. Is holding revival ser
vice* this week assisted by Rev. H.
C. Bockhol*. State Baptist **vang*ll*t.
and Mr. Walter E. Rodgers, who Is
leader In the singing. A graat work
la being done and large crowd? are in |
attendance on the service*.
Now Business Enterprise.
Messrs. John 8. Stovall. Fitzgerald
Cook. George H. Tunnel! and \V. R.
Lane have applied for charter to In
corporate the Biudwine Bottling and
SHELDON IS IDENTIFIED WITH
SEVENTEEN BIG CORPORATIONS
OF THE LIQUID STOCK VARIETY
Gires Figures to Daniels and
States He Has Prosecuted
Cases Brought Up
WASHINGTON. Oot t.-Attomey Gen
eral Bonaparte today made public his
reply to a letter he had received from
Josephus Itanlel*. chairman of the demo
cratic press committee at Chicago, asking
for facta connected with trust prosecu
tions by the department of Justice.. In
cluding the present standing of litigation
a Bilnit the trust*. The reply gives a
■ntinily a* furnished In a repost made
stantiallya a furnished In a report mad*
public two day* ago. a copy of which
the attorney general forwards to Mr.
1 Outlets. The attorney general says that
his department has prosecuted afl cooes
under the Sherman untl-tru-t interstate
eoihnisrce laws that have been brought
to Ita attention from responsible noutres
where facts disclosed warranted ruch
Attorney General’* Letter.
The attorney general's letter says:
"There have born instituted, during the
administration of President Roosevelt 218
proceedings, civil and criminal, under
these statute*. Of these 71 have been
concluded successfully. 4* hava been con
cluded unsuccessfully and IIS are now
pending. The various fines Imposed In
criminal cases amount in the aggregate,
to 81.260.9*5. 1'iider previous republican
administrations there were Instituted
under these laws 74 civil and criminal
proceeding*, of which IS were concluded
successfully. «n were concluded unsuc
cessfully. and one Is yet pending. Tha
amount of fine* Imposed in throe pro
ceedings was 98.501.
"Under previous democratic adminis
trations. there wen- Instirat'd under
these laws 50 prot^-edlna*. civil and I
criminal, of which 14 were concluded
successfully, 35 were concluded unsuc
cessfully. and one is now pending. Th*
fines imposed In these proceeding"
amounted In.the aggregate to SI*.*on. I
could not inform you bow many corpora■
lions. In the aggregate, have been de
fondants In these cose* Without an In
Iqttlry which would be attended with con-L
slderahle delay. The number Is undould -
edly quite large, since In most of tt* civil
proceedings there hsre been numerous
defendants of this character. F<*r exam-
I In the suit of equity against the
New Jersey, j
i* 70 corpora-
ctandsrd oil Company. •
and others, there are
tlnns. as well aa a numl
amonr the drfendanta.
'It Is. of courwe, needless for me to say
that the mere fact ttist a corporation or
association ia called a 'trust' by Mr. John
Moody in Ids manual, ilm* not prove, or
even tend to prove, that the organisation
In question or Ita member* have been
guilty of any violation of Federal taw;
neither Is strch guilt suggested by the
fact that such organization may do g
large and apparently profitable buslnecs.
The criminal provisions of the statuta
generally known as tha Fhermaif anti
trust law apply oni; to those who enter
Into cofitracte curnhlnallona. or consplra-i
r|e* In restraint of trade, and. although
the statute provides that such «-ontract,
combination or conspiracy shall ba none
ths lesa criminal hecauoe It takes the
form of a trust, this does not. of course,
make trusts, of themselves criminal.|
Policy of Department.
"Wnce I have bee.i attorney general,
this deportment baa proracuted. either I
civilly or criminally, all «**ea of alleged
misconduct under the statutes above
mentioned which have been brought to
Its attention from a responsible raurca.
land In which the resnM* of a careful Ink
qulry by competent and Impartial off!'
cem disclosed the existence of such farts
and of such obtainable legal evidence to
I prove them as afforded a reasonable hope
I of auecc«s In such i«roseoul l».n. Tbe pol
icy of the department will lie the sane
during the remainder ©f my term In of-
declared that he would not accept tho
ranomlnation for ticket If HQekVn
were named as hi* running male. But
while tho republican party has re
fused to pm np Mr. Sheldon's name
for a public office. H ha* for the Iden
tical reasons of this refusal selected
him for Its campaign fund collector.
Identified With Giant Concerns.
"This cannot be deeded. Moot of tho
corporations with which Mr. Sheldon la
Identified ora rapttaltaedlor miiUons^
jlb*n mock of their stack Is of th* T
Says Chairman Hack lu Se-
Tcre Arraignment of Treaa
GOV. ODELL WOULON'T
HAVE HIM FOR LIEUTENANT
Along With Sheldon Other Members
of the Republican Committees Are
Undergoing the Democratic Search
light—William Nelson Cromwell Ap
pears Prominently In (he Limelight-
On# of Sheldon’s Concerns Does Not
Employ Union Labor—Is Capita!
Collector of Funds.
NEW YORK. OcL 2— Following an
attack of National Chairman Mack
today on the corporation affiliations
of George R. ftheldon. treasurer of the
republican national committee. It waa
learned tonight that he democrats
national committee l* preparing b» as
sail the corporation connections of
•William Nelson CTontweH. member of
the advisory committee of the re
publican national committee. Other
members of tho republican advisory
committee. It Is understood era abo
being Investigated and representatives
of the democratic commute# are care
fully Inquiring Into the financial re
cords of the republican committeeman.
For several days the corporation ra-
d«r quiet Investigation, but whether
the representative* of the democratic
committee hare learned anything of
Mr. fromwdl'a financial operations
other than the cause with whlCJ he |*
Identified, ha* not been made known.
Chairman Mack will leave for the west
tomorrow night and there may be de
velopment* with the planned attack
upon Mr. Cromwell tomorrow.
Mr Mark today made the following
The trust and corporation affilia
tion* of tseorge R. K-tetdoa. treasurer
of Ihe republican national committee
for the past ten years, make Interest-
I wish to recall In thla connection
that because of thewe very associations
of bis Governor Odell, la 1902, refused
permit tbe party leaders to put Mr.
Mr. Ronsrvrlt he* Offended him and Me
resignation wae net dsmaaVd when Mr.
frapont eras Invited to step down and
out. Mr. DuPont eras only Identified
with one trust. wMIe J|r. Kheldoa Is at
the present time twthaatety Identified
flnanrlal > .
"I me of thins, tbe
Company, doe* not oil ^ _
and has orpn—d tbe orgaatsatlen of lu
employe* for the pest sixteen yearsL
"Mystery e» Wall Street.”
"Mr. ftheldon Is a director of that
company, lie to sins treasurer sad di
rector of the North American Company.
i the 'Mystery of Wall otre
It is but a few years Wk stare be was
prominently Identified with the *Whtafcy
Trust.* A stance at Ms mamectlsaa with
various companies for the peat ten years
will explain tersely tbe re ansa of hla
preneut pneMinw. No further reasawat of
Kim Is necenmry.”
The orraraitoas named hy Mark In
clude railway. * *~
Mr. KlcVbs when show* the state-
tent, eald It did not contain anything to
Inch be desired «® «#*• • reply.
List of Corporation*.
While Chairman Mark ebrea SheMea’s
corpora tina affiliations far tbe lost tea
year* thoee with whtrh he assures th*
republican treasurer of present connec
tion *»e as follow*:
American Locomotive Company, direc
tor l> u.vbem Bteol Company, dimeter:
Cincinnati Northern Railway Cbowoay.
~ ion company, dime-
lack do Qaa .Light
Company, director. Montreal Lommottv*
Works, director; lanmthe Hcrurtly
company, director: MetretaUtaa Trust
Company, director: MUwauken lOectrS?
Railway and iJght Company. ”—*—
ukee IJght. Heat and
director: Detroit I
TOM EASON’S TERM
TO EWKEOCT. 28?
DATE IN ACT 18 CONFUSING AND
WILLIAMS MAY GO IN
ATLANTA, Ga.. Oct. 2.—A question
has arisen at the «tate rapltol about
time on which term Prison Commis
sioner Tom Eason expired. Ea*«.n will
tire at that tlnir and Ik* succeed'd
by Wiley Williams, wh-i hoe bran
nominated and will be formally elected
at the coming state f t« sue-
him. The question Uluatrates
once more the car* lees manner by
whiffs Georgia laws are drawn. It Is
rarely the case that datoe fixing tae
time of operation are placed in acts.
The general consensus of opinion la
that Mr. William" can enter upon the
duties of the office on October 21 of
this year, instead »f January I. 1909.
as generally supposed. Tho act cre
ating the prison commission states
that the tern.* shall be for six years,
or until the successors of tbe In
cumbent is elected end qualified. The
law In came operative by appointment
Immediately upon adoption, and no
<>r car Ion like tfra prr*m one tea
arisen In the part.
How Eason Wes Named.
Mr. Koson waa named on the com
mission In 1952. to su eeed Jacob
Reach, who had resigned. He was
elect*d for the une»plr*d term In Ikes,
and f »r a full term In 1992. He quali
fied for the present term on October
21. 19*1. and. therefore on that date
this year he will have served six
If Mr. William** election I* declared
before that day and he qualifies, the
office will have to be given ein.
T.tera Is some question, however, of
the secretary of elate'* right, as here-
tofora exervirrd. to pes* on the re- I D Ufll I DQCAIfC fllRT
suit* of elections. The coaztltatlan J, D. TV ALL OiILAKO Ullll
meulreji that the vote for governor,
must he submitted to the legislature.I
and the result dralera.d by that body.] ____
Many good lawyer* are of opinion that!
a Mrkt "*nw1 ruction of the Uw would] SANDERSYILLK. Ga^ Oct. 2—Mr.
require that elections for all state of- ‘ J. B. Well haa broken dirt this week
flee* be similarly passed up«n. ! for the foundation of a handsome brick
The qae-ti'-n a* to the time of op- store building la a dine location jau
eratlon la one fat In Involved In a j la tbe rear of the Masonic Hall,
large number of Georgia statutes A ' Two Watches Stolen,
fight 1." being m*d- on the Wise near- ] Two Udlee* srat- haa have been »m]e a
beer tax because of faulty construction \ from their persona duri-.g this week.
In tbl* r-wpect. The same thing forced one belonging to Mlsa 8. V. Long and
the legislature fit tha rraeut regular l one to Mrs. D. P. Hale. Not the
era "Ion to re-enact the disfranchise- i leapt due has been obtained as to th*
scent bill which wu passed In 1H7. 1 thief.
IJght. Heat _
rlirratra: National Copper
Rank dtrerpw: Aawjcsa Com
pany treasurer and director; New Jersey
Terminal Dork and laywimat Cue-
pony, director: Rogers _ Lecaanitivs
Works, director; SL LeuU Transit Com
RICHMOND. Va. Oct 1 Qelet reigns
again In the elate mtaleg Iowa of Areo
la Burn leghorn oeoaty. which boa
m iUkJ tfcrougfsmt the weak ter
... of further lawtsamMoa hy on a timed
bond of outtawo. No arrests bare yt
bran mode nor ore say further posses
betas organized T he efftc^a and dtl-
rar.s feel that a rtB kttl *U prove tot
“ ISveL There »U acme exclt<vae&t
moral** over a report that ea* of
■rasped prisoners waaii* by the au-
ties had keen raptured, hat this was
mt foundation Men* of tbe twa
bras area. Without Is—frtln alee
the vepert that Chan. Newton had
k ed. -.?:• «» ! y by one of tha
led l Newton woe seen at h1m
yesterday and aetd be could not
it Hsr the report.
FOR NEW STORE BUILDING