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   Waterloo Reporter (Newspaper) - August 5, 1912, Waterloo, Iowa                                EVERYBODY READS ttfatcrloo Reporter 36000 READERS EACH DAY ESTABLISHED IN 1868 NUMBER 4501 WATERLOO IOWA MONDAY AUGUST 5 1912 COPIES THREE CENTS TRAINS FIVE CENTS TEII CENTS A WEEK DELEGATES JOYOUS ASTHEY MARCH TO COLISEUM TODAY WE ARE THE PEOPLE SAYS AJ6EVERIDGE OPENING DECLARATION OF TEM PORARY CHAIRMAN SINGING OF DITTIES MARKS OPENING OF BULL MOOSE CONVENTION COLONEUS THERE ROOSEVELT TALKS TO THE CROWDS FROM A BIG AUTOMOBILE Convention Slow to Get Down to Working Raps Order at Chicago Aug national progressive convention was call to order by Senator Dixonat slon and followed their chief to head quarters In front of the hotel another crowd was encountered and for a time the street was blocked Roosevelt stood up In MB auto and spoke briefly He was then hurried to headquarters and began conferences with his aides Standing In his auto in front of the hotel Colonel Roosevelt said Is Birth of New Party I am very pleased to be with you in Chicago again at this time at the birth of a at the death ol one I am convinced that the people will not stand for the convention of seven weeks ago especially as It was against the interest of the people By November the men nominated at thai convention will not be a factor in the race The days of the corrupt political boss and crooked financier who stands behind the boss and the newspapers owned by the boss and financier are over The channels of information have been choired by opponents of popular government in an effort to prevent the people finding out what we stand for 1 intend to see that the facts are known and that the people find out what this movement really is and de Icide for themselves what their gov eminent shall be Those of you who wish to investi gate the mortgages of the Chicago Herald can find why the channels of Information have been choked by the TO FORM PERFECT UNION GENERAL WELFARE IS HEART OF PROGRESSIVE CAUSE Keynote Convention Speech Outlines The program of The New Party opponents of the people Colonel Roosevelt said he did Chicago Aug 5A national pro intend to go to the coliseum today party took its place in the Roosevelt Favors Johnson not gress arena of American politics here today with the arrival of Colonel Roose when its first national convention asvejt on the scene the talk of Governor sembled in the coliseum where the reJohnson of California for vice presi nublican national convention was held jent seemed to receive a new impe weeks ago tus Colonel Roosevelt it was said Col Theodore Roosevelt sponsor regarded Governor Johnson as a for the new party arrived in Chicago great campaigner and while the partv this morning but did not attend the mjght need his added strength on the first session of the convention He ticket in California his services would will elsewhere tomorrow Former Senator Albert J Governor Johnson continued to Beveridge of Indiana was elected mamtain an entirely neutral attitude temporary chairman of the convenHe told his friends he was ansious to tion after Senator Dixon had called jo whatever was thought best for the the assembly to Order and prayer had party Both Colonel Roosevelt and 1 Governor Johnson are said to have greeted with gjven fjrst consideration to the advls rirolonged cheers delivered his keyability of naming a southern demo not speech bristling with the mow crat f0r the second place on the advanced ideas of progressivism ticket in the hope of winning votes The floor of the big convention hall ln that section of the country Lead was crowded and the galleries slow ers it is sailjr aave not been able to to fill at first held comparatively few agree upon a southern man and there ramtv seats when the convention got was a strong belief that Governor under way shortly before 1 oclock i Chicago Aug was every fjhe bif soliseum transrormed in a evidence prior to the opening of the few weeks from the battleground national progressive party convenOf the republican national conven tion at noon in the coliseum that the tion to meeting place of national pro been offered Senator Beveridge gathering would be attended by great outburst of enthusiasm a gressive party was thrown open short ly before 11 oclock today but it was Chicago Aug first words of the constitution are We are the people and they declare that the con stitutions purpose is to form a per fect union aud to promote the gen era welfare To do just that is the very heart of the progressive cause declared Albert J Beveridge temper ary chairman of the progressive na tional convention in calling that body to order today Mr Beveridge told in detail the purpose and program or the progressive party Abuse said he will only strengthen it ridicule only hasten its growth falsehood only speed its victory Knowing the price we must pay the sacrifice we must make the burdens we must carry the assaults we must full well the yet we enlist and we enlist for the war For we know the justice of our cause and we know too its certain triumph Stands For America Mr Beveridge spoke in part as fol lows We stand for a nobler America We stand for an undivided nation j We stand for a broader liberty a full er justice We stand for social brotherhood as against savage indi vidualism We stand for an intelli gent cooperation instead of a recK less competition We stand for mu tnal helpfulness instead of mutual hatred We stand for equa rights as a fact of life instead of a catchword of politics We stand for the rule of the people as a practical truth in stead of a meaningless pretense W6 stand for a representative govern ment that represents the people We battle for the actual rights of man To carry out our principles we have a plain program of conservative reform We mean to tear down only that which is wrong and out of date and where we tear down we mean to build what is right and fitted to the times We hearken to the call of the present We mean to make laws fit conditions as they are and meet the needs of the people who are on earth today That we may do this we found a party through which all who believe with us can work with us or i rather we declare our allegiance to There appeared to be no question nearly an hour after that time before j tne party which the people them FRENCHMAN ON A STATE PILGRIMAGE PREMIER POINCARE GIVEN A GREAT SEND OFF NEWSPAPER MEN ON TRAIN WIU VISIT RUSSIAN CAPITAL FOR CONFERENCE FrancoRussian Alliance to Be Dis Important Agreement DEATH CLAIMS PROMINENT MAN THOMAS CASCADEN PASSED AWAY THIS MORNING AFTER SHORT ILLNESS Fought Bravely Against Great for Past Here for Many Years among the delegates Roosevelt would get that Colonel the first of the delegates began to ar whatever he rive when the delegates from Penn wanted at their hands His nommaBylvania arrived singing Well Hang tlon has been depended upon to give Boies penrose to a Sour Apple as we the new party an auspicious start go marching one they got a demon and if he desires to run on a platform strative welcome based upon the speech which he as galleries of the hall as the hour a roached serts may be termed anarchistic1 progressives here are more tnan anxious to give it to him Colonel Roosevelt will make his confession of faith at the conven tion Tuesday afternoon following the formalities of permanent organiza tion It first had been announced that he would speak tonight but inasmuch as Senator Beveridge as temporary chairman was to be a central figure in todays proceedings and had pre pared a speech some length It was proposed that Colonel Roosevelt with hold his pronouncement until tomor committee on platform was scheduled to be appointed today but not to make a report until Wednes day Outline of Opening Program The program for todays session In i eluded calling the convention to order fchv Senator Dixon prayer reading ol Ithe call introduction of temporary chairman and the delivery by him o ithe keynote speech Next will come the appointment or Icommittees and then an experience f meeting will be held with delegates from every state in the union expect ed to give briefly the reason for tht organization of the new party ana their personal experiences with Jit old organization Big Chief Arrives Colonel Roosevelt arriving nt a m was given an enthusiastic wel le and hurried to headquarters in ithe Congress hotel The crowd fcheered as the colonel stepped from Ithe train He was received by a dele I Ration of progressives headed by Ibeorge W Perkins nnd Oovernot Johnson of California The crowd massed in front of the jktation waved their Imndann nandker ihiefs as the party entered autos and chorus of cheers was merged in ithe blare of a brass band when the across the city was besun Streets along the route were lined fwith crowds and cheer after cheer ras raised as the colonel passed The delegation formed in proces for the convention approached began to fill and spectators were com ing in slowly Republican Scenes Repeated The scene in the hall except for the lack of a jam in the galleries was al most identical with that of the repub ican convention Many of the stand ards had been raised on the identical spot where they stood during the con vention which nominated President Taft New York Ohio and Pennsylvania had front row seats California was promoted to a prominent position at the right of the stage The hall was gayly decorated with flags and bunt ing The big sounding board suspended by wires over the speakers chair loking for all the world like an aero plane in flight was constructed par ticularly for Colonel Roosevelts speech tomorrow afternoon but slmU larly assisted every other speaker Large canvas portraits were a feature of the decorations The dec orations back of the stage contained those of Washington Jefferson and Lincoln at left of stage was the por trait of Hamilton and at the right one of Andrew Jackson at first labeled Jefferson The Washington Jefferson and Lin coln portraits have been linked on all the convention tickets and badges Bull Moose In Evidence Suspended from the back gallery at the far end of the hall where all could was an oil painting of Coionel Roosevelt The artist did not at all flatter the progressive leader Over the main entrance was a stuffed head of a splendid specimen of bull moose Shortly after noon the delegates be gan to arrive in Increasing numbers they came in shouting their enthus iasm The Delaware delegation carrying a banner with the inscription Dela ware progressive watch is grow was cheered Continued on page 3 col 4 OF COURSE SENATOR DIXON IS THERE Thomas Cascaden passed away this morning at oclock After a hard fight against death the patient gave up the struggle he had been carrying on for over a week and quietly met the end In spite of encouraging signs Saturday evening and all day yesterday a change at 5 oclock this morning was noticed and uremic poisoning set in bringing end quickly He was 43 years and 7 months of age A week ago last Saturday evening Sonator Dtxon moose national convention without Senator Dixon would be like a plumpudding without any plumba selves have founded For this party comes from the grass roots It has grown from the soil of the peoples hard necessities It has the vitality of the peoples strong convictions The peopb have work to be done and our party is here to do that work Flays Boss System The speaker discussed the republi can and democratic parties the boss system and special interests say ing among other things At the present moment notorious bosses are in the saddle of both old parties in various important states which must be carried to elect a president Neither of the old parties nominees for president can escape obligation to these oldparty bosses nor shake their practical hold on many and powerful members of the national legislature Under this boss system no matter party wins the people seldom win but the bosses almost always win Continuing his discussion of parties Mr Beveridge said The south has men and women a genuinely progressive and others as those in Yet for sincere the begin progressive When the history of Mr Cascaden arrived home after a I nng of the national business trip and seemed tobe in exparty js written Senator Dixons ceptionally good spirits He romped name will be found leading nearly with his two little girls about the an the rest Teddys genial man yard and seemed to be enjoying every j ager js very optimistic and is as noment of his time with the family j On Sunday evening he was taken ill and although a physician was summoned it was not thought serious Monday his condition was such that he was hurried to the Presbyterian hospital for an operation for acute I physlcial ailments which brought on suring the delegates that Roosevelt will carry about all the states in tha north and some in the south MRSWHTAFTIS BEREFT OFHTHER PRESIDENT AND WIFE CALLED TO CINCINNATI ON SAD MISSION ohn W Herron Dies at Age of Was a Prominent Attorney Washington Aug Taft and Mrs Taft will leave Wash ngtou tonight for Cincinnati to at end the funeral of John W Herron Mrs Tafts father who died there early today The death of Mr Her roa was not unexpected by the presi dent and Mrs Taft but the news was shock to both The president will return to Washington Thursday morn ing Cincinnati Aug W Her ron father of Mrs William H Taft wife of the president died at his home here today after a long illness aged 5 years Mr Herron was for many ears one of Cincinnatis most prom nent attorneys and was United States district attorney under Presi lent Harrison Since that time he has been fighting appendicitis It was found that an the final fatal illness abcess had already burst and every Up to the hour of his death Mr precaution was taken to prevent the Cascaden was conscious and evident worst result ly knew that he was approaching the For a week he bore up bravely and end He talked clearly olMs bus apparently was gaining a victory joess matters and left directions re when death came suddenly this ing i As a special request he asked thai friends refrain from sending flowers genuinely reactionary as other parts of our country wellknown reasons these and honest southern progressives and reactionaries vote together in a single party which is neither progressive nor reactionary They vote a dead tradition and a local fear not a living conviction and a national faith They vote not for the democratic party but against the republican party They want to be free from this condition they can be free from it through the national progressive party The root of the wrongs which hurt the people is the fact that the Peo ples government has been taken away from them Their government must lie given back to the people And so the first purpose of the pro gressive party is to make sure the rule of the people The rule of the people means that the people them selves shall nominate as well as elect all candidates for office includ ing senators and presidents of the United States Mr Beveridge said American liusi ness is uncertain anl unsteady com iContinued on page 2 col 4J Deceased was Jan 3 1869 at Cascaden respected his desires Southampton Ont When two years In matter and nag expressed thf of age he was brought to Mason that le remeinber that i by his parents Mr and airs Thomas her nusbanas desire not to have Cascaden Sr A year later the amjtnem gend towers Hy moved to this city and practical The relatives survive ly his entire life has been spent in Mn Carollne Grace LeavittCascad Waterloo wlfe Mary Cascaden age 1 Thomas Cascaden Sr was one ofjyears and Carolina Cascaden age the best Imown and most successful i years daughter John and David Cat business men in the history of thejcadeni half brothers and Mrs Frank nlty and his son inherited his ability j Rally halfsister to a great extent The funeral arrangements have no He received an excellent education yet been made In the public schools and then workj ed with his father in the promotion of the extensive business which had been built up by the latter in Water1 loo The Cascaden foundry and imj plement house was known as leader in this part of the country unl til the gradual change into other lines of endeavor Paris Aug Pomcare the French premier started todayfor Russia surrounded by all the signs that usually accompany a great state pilgrimage Arlstide Brisnd minister of justice Theophile Delcasse min ster of marines Alberts Lebrnn min ster for the colonies Armand Mee ard chief of the portfolio Louis Le line prefect of police of Paris the lecretarfes and attaches theRuB ilan ambassy and the staff of tie French foreign office were all present at he station to emphasize the occa ion while in the premiers train trav iled all the leading journalists of Prance who always mobilize when questions of high politics are in the air To Talk Alliance Eastern questions and the Franco Russian naval conventions the sig nature of which by Poincare in St Pe tersburg will bring the whole of the fighting forces of the allies within the enn of an offensive and defensive al liance are to be the main subject of discussion between the emperor of Russia fazanoos Russian minister for foreign affairs and the French visitors LYNCH ONE NEGRO AND MOB SEEKS ANOTHER Jledidan Miss Aug One negro was lynched and a mob was in pur suit of another near Halls station Ala forty miles east of here accord ing to reports received here today The negroes are said to have murder ed a white man named Tutt KANSAS FIGHTER AT T H CONVENTION Governor Governor Stubbs of Kansas who put up such a spectacular fight for Teddy at the republican national con vention in June is one of the pictur esque figures at the national pro presslve convention In Chicago this week Stubbs says the bull moosers will take over the republican party entire in his state The governor wants to go to the United States sen ate and will try to replace Senator Curtis who is a Taft man when latters term expires next year GOES DOWN BIG STACK TO RESCUE A BODY ACCEPTS THE RESIGNATIONJF HANFORD Washington Aug Taft today accepted the resignation Mr Federal Judge Hanford of Seattle During the past Tew years Mr Las Hnnfnrria soat Victim Was Buried in Soot at Bottom of Sixtyfoot Volanttered to Get Him caden has been Interested in the buy ing and selling of real estate and has tendered while Judge Hanfords seat on the bench was being investigated ing aim seimm ui reui esiuie ami handled some very large deals in this city i committee advised acceptance of the ftwas through his efforts and resignation and the dropping of im ftt Westfleld was developed peachment proceedings energy th and made one of the most active of Waterloos manufacturing districts i Ile was connected with many move ments which meant the advancement of the citys commercial Interests and followed his fathers footsteps in pro moting the welfare of the community He was unfortunate a few years ago i in contracting a severe spell of pneu monia nnd this illness undermined his northwest portion THEWEATHER FORECAST tonight or Tuesday warmer tonight except in extreme health to such an extent that it hand capped him greatly in many deals Sunrise rise y m sunset moon Chicago Aug W Wright L fireman of truck company No volunteered yesterday afternoon to be lowered down a sixtyfoot smoke stack in order to extricate the body of John Patcus 35 years old a laborer vho had been smothered to death at the base of the stack by soot Wright accomplished the feat without injury and was cheered by the fellow members of his company The accident happened at the plant of tlie Art Marble company 265S Flournoy street where the victim was employed us a laborer Shortly after the plant closed at noon Patcus crawled through an open ing into the base of the stack to clean soot from the fifteen inch ledge The stuck is four feet square When Patcus scraped the ledge he caused tho scot which lined the stack from top to bottom to fall He was smoth ered before he could crawl out Other employes who had not yet left the building heard the victims cries but they could not extricate him An alarm of fire was sounded and Michael Mahoney of the fire alarm of fices sent truck company No 12 whose quarters adjoin the West Thir teenth street police station to the scene Capt Edward Lably tried to extri cate the body it the base of the stack hut found that the victims legs were doubled in a manner made this impossible Some one will hnve to be lowered down the stuck siid the captain Who wants to go Ill io down there saiti Wright Ill take a chance and tiy anyway Ropes and i board were arranged like tre of 1 swing Wright was lowered unrt straightenexl out lie body so it could bo removed T   

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