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   Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania                                ESTABLISHED JULY 2 CBNT8 PBH FOR VOTES Democratic Platform Makes Many Pledges of Reform in Government RIGID ECONOMY IS PROMISED Guaranteeing of Bank Deposits New Feature In Partys Declaration of AntiInjunction Plank Net So Radical as Was July Is a summary of the Democratic national platform We denounce the great and growing Increase in the number of officehold ers as not only unnecessary and waste ful but also as clearly Indicating a de liberate purpose on the part of the ad ministration to keep the Republican party In power at public expense by thus increasing the number of Us re tainers and The Republican congress in session Just ended has made appropriations amounting to exceeding the total expenditures of the past by leaving deficit of morethan for SPECIAL THIS WEEK Beginning June We will close out our re maining stock of Re frigerators and Ice Boxes at ONEFOURTH OFF You have no idea how cheap you can buy until you ask the the flacal We denounce tho needless of the peoples money which has resulted In this appalling increase aa A ahamefdl violation of all prudent conditions of as no than a crime against the mil lions of worklngmen and women from whose earnings the great proportion ot these colossal sums must be ex torted through excessive tariff exac tions and other indifferent Misusing We condemn as a violation of the jplrlt of our Institutions the action of tie present chief executive in using patronage of his high office to secure the nomination of one of his cabinet A forced succession in tke presidency Is scarcely less repug nant to public sentiment than Is Ufa Unure In that Campaign We demand federal legislation for orer terminating the partnership which hM existed between corporations of country and the Republican party the expressed or Implied agree ment that In return for the contrlbu tloa of great sums of money where with to purchase they should It allowed to continue substantially In their efforts to en oach upon the rights of the Any reasonable doubt as to the ex istence of this relation has been for ever dispelled by the sworn testimony of witnesses examined In the Insur ance Investigation in New York and the open admission unchallenged by the Republican national committee ol a single individual that be himself at the personal request of the Republlcar candidate for the presidency raised over a quarter of a million of dollars to be used in a single state during the closing hours ot his last campaign We pledge the Democratic party to the enactment of a law preventing any corporation contributing to a campaign fund and any individual from contrlb utlng an amount above a reasonable minimum and providing for the publi cation before election of all such con tributlons above a reasonable minimum We favor immediate revision of the tarlfi by tho reduction of import du Articles entering Into competl tlon with trustcontrolled products should be placed upon the free Us and material reductions should hi made in the tariff upon the necessa rUa of life and especially upon artl else competing with such American manufactures as are sold abroad more cheaply than at home and gradual reductions should be made In suck as may be necessary to restore the tariff to a revenue Railroad We demand such enlargement of the powers of the interstate commerce commission as may be necessary to compel railroads to perform their du ties as common carriers We favor the efficient supervision and rate regulation of railroads en gaged in Interstate commerce to this aad we recommend the valuation ot railroads by the Interstate com merce uuch valuation to take into consideration the original cost of reproduction and all elements of value that will render the valuation fair and We favor such legislation as will prohibit the railroads from engaging tlon ana Has fatted te te Uw depositors of the country pro tection In their We believe that In so far as the needs of commerce require an emer gency currency such currency should e controlled by the federal government and loaned on adequate lecurlty to national and state Ve pledge ourselves to legislation un ler which the national banks shall be required to establish a guarantee fund or the prompt payment ot the depos tors of any insolvent national bank under an equitable system which shall 3e available to all state banking insti utlons wishing to use We favor a postal savings bank if the guaranteed bank cannot be se cured and that it be constituted so as to keep the deposited money in the communities where It Is Income We favor an Income tax as part of our revenue and we urge the submission of a constitutional amend mend specifically authorizing congress to levy and collect a tax upon Individ ual and corporate to the end that wealth may bear Its proportion ate share of the burdens of the fed eral Labor The courts of Justice are the bul wark of our liberties and we yield to none in our purpose to maintain their Our party has given to the bench a long line of distinguished AN Effl VICTOR Democratic Convention Nomi nates Indiana Man for Vice Presidency VOTING IS 1TACCUMATIOH With a Great Whoop the Convention Adjourns and Weary After Their Hasten Home Murphy Well July Democratic national convention concluded its la bor by the nomination of John Worth Cern of Indiana for vice completing the ticket on which Wll lam Jennings Bryan was made the nominee for The nomination of Kern was made by acclamation amid the resounding cheers of delegates and spectators who haveadded spoct and confidence In In business which brings them Into government to the re which this department must be Jealously main We resent the attempt of the Republican party to Issues reflecting upon a great body of our citizens to assume that they lack re spect for the It is the function of the courts to interpret the laws which the people and if the laws appear to work social or political injustice it is our duty to change The only basis upon which the integrity of our courts can stand that of un swerving justice and protection of personal liberty and If Judi cial processes may be abused we should guard them against Experience has proven the necessity of a modification of the present law relating to and we relter ate the pledge of our national plat forms of 1896 and 1904 in favor of the measure which passed the United States senate In but which a Re publican congress has ever since re fused to relating to contempts in federal courts and providing for trial by jury in cases of indirect con Questions of Judicial practice have arisen especially In connection with industrial We deem that the parties to Judicial proceedings should be treated with rigid impar tlallty and that Injunctions should no issued fn cases Jn which in Junctions would not issue if no Indus trial dispute were The expanding organization of in dustry makes It essential that ther should be no abridgement of the right of wage earners and producers to or ganize for the protection of wages and the Improvement Of labor conditions to the end that such labor organiza tions and their members should not be regarded as Illegal combinations in re straint of We favor the elghthourday on all tendance at the July ban ners cheers and a big brass fcand combined last night to express some degree the enthusiasm of In dianapolis Democrats over the noml Mtlon of John Kern for the The news of hla nomina tion was still hot from the wires when members of the Indiana Democratic NonPartisan Crowd of Neigh bors Gather at Peerless Leaders Home club began to make arrangements for nrrrn fur in pnUpDATIU ATKINS a night demonstration which should I Htm llUNUnAIULAIIUIId properly celebrate the honor received by the Indiana At 8 oclock MonI Speech Democratic Stand Be sure and come in lurner The House turnislier July B B shelf emptying The completeness of this Sale is not always fully com prehended it embraces Every fiection and SubSection of the store Small Depart ments as well as Little things to wear Leather Toilet Mens Furnish Knit Under all have Shelf Empty ing offerings worth finding out A few or will get good thingo that originally sold BOQQS A WORTH competition with their also legislation which will assure such re duction in transportation rates as con ditions will care being taken to avoid reductions that would com pel a reduction of prevent ade quate service or do injustice to le gitimate We heartily approve the laws pro hibiting the pass and the and we favor any further necessary legis lation to control and prevent such The panic of coming without any legitimate when the Re publican party had for a decade been in complete control of the federal gov furnishes additional proof that it is either unwilling or Incompe tent to protect the interests of the general It has so linked the country to Wall stret that the sins of the speculators are visited upon the whole While refusing to rescue wealth producers from spolia tion at the hands of the stock gam blers and speculators In farm prod It has deposited treasury without Interest and without competl In favorite It has used an emergency for which it Is largely re sponslble to force through congress a bill changing the basis of bank cnr reacy inviting market majlpiila We pledge the Democratic party to the enactment of a law by as far as the federal Jurisdiction ex for a general employers lia bility act covering Injury to body or loss of life of We pledge the Democratic party to the enactment of a law creating a de artment of represented sepa in the presidents which department shall Include the subject of mines and The platform further declares for Building up merchant marine with out aid of An adequate Protection of American citizens Efficient civil Generous National health Save Sickness The prompt and sure relief given in acute bowel and liver has created an annual sale of over six million boxes of BEECH AM S PILLS In and ument near the headquarters of the was filled with a cheering The Indianapolis military band was there playing patriotic and enlivening A few minutes later about 500 enthusiastic Democrats swung into line behind the band and began a parade through the principal downtown Karns John Kern was born In Howard His forefathers were natives of Vir ginia and neighbors of Thomas Jeffer At an early age Kern attended a normal school at He taught school for a while and then went to Ann Arbor to study He got his degree from the University of Michigan before he wan old enough to vote and at 21 was nominated for representative from Howard making a strong canvass in a Republi can Subsequently he was elected city attorney of Kokomo for six though the council was al ways In 1884 he was elect ed reporter of the supreme and appel late courts of After moving to Indianapolis be was sent to the state senate in 1892 and became an acknowledged leader In He served In the state sen ate until From 1897 to 1901 he was city attorney of In 1900 he was nominated for governor on the Democratic ticket but could not stem the tide against whose firm friend he Kern waa again nominated for governor In but conditions were still against Demo cratic success In ardently advocated the renomlnatlon of Bryan for the presidency in but waa among the first to declare for Alton Parker when Bryan eliminated himself from the Kern might have had the Democratic vice presi dential nomination In 1904 but for his determination not to lay any obstacles in the way of Thomas Taggarts can didacy for the national It was on Kerns motion in the na tnjiitK chosen Health Undermined In The gubernatorial campaign of 1904 into which Kern was practically drafted by party had a very bad effect on his health and he was forced to relinquish his business for some time and go to another climate I He has now fully regained his health ard Bearer There Are Soma He Would Rather Have Than the Presidency of the United July Willam Jennings for the third time the nominee of the Democratic party for after four days and nights of strenuous which have brought him a running mate and a over both of which he Is retired last night to dream ot Democratic success next That dreams will be thus If they follow his tout it was by no means certain that exhausted nature would allow even so pleasant an encroachment on his slum Since when the conven tion opened In Bryan has been probably busier than any man In It Is doubtful If In the last four days haa averaged more than three hours sleep In twentyfour He has been In constant touch bytele graph with the convention and with great frequency has been called on t give instant In affairs o great party With no wish to dominate the actions of his friends at he has constantly been asked by them Through It all Bryan has main tained a cheerful a clear ness of mind and a vigor of action which gained the admirationof those who were associated with htm through out the trying office a great many and Into office a great many Republicans who hardly expected to Cir cumstances are potent In the political success of a Therefore you cannot build securely upon that come without neceisarfiy touch Tort merit on your But the affections that between man and man are ing day by day and knitting the pact more closely together as the years go These are these are more I want to say to my that we appreciate the cordial friend ships that have been growing up be tween us and our associates In this community during the last two dec and it Is generous and gracious on your part to come at this time to Increase the gladness ot this t do not know what the future may have In store for A kind providence conceals from us the book of We learn each day what each day la to bring forth and we must be prepared for whatever but i will lay this to you that I appreciate the gener ous good will and the affection so mAny of the American people hare shown more than I could appreciate any office that could come to I would father have the love ot those who know me than any other thing on Long applause and the band playing Dixie and several cheers and tigers being given by the HOW THE STATES VOTED The vote by wu M W An AllNight An allnight session was held at JOHN No ballot as the tide of sentiment had eeV irresistibly to ward the Indiana state after state registering their delegations in hla withdrawing before the universal mand for his The after adjourning at daylight with the nomination of resumed its session at 1 with a powerful undercurrent already In motion toward the nomination of Kern for second On the call of states Indiana presented the name of Kern through former strength and is as potent as ever ernor placed In nomination jn Democratic councils of his state Charles Towne of New York Con Election of United States senators by direct vote of the Separate statehood for Arizona and New State regulation of grazing lands within their own Improvement of Federal aid in construction of post Placing of telegraph companies un der control of interstate commerce Conservation of natural Independence and neutralization of the Speedy completion of Panama Closer ties of friendship with South American Prohibition of Asiatic States rights and against interfer ence with state laws by minor federal Change in rules of house of repre sentatives to make It a more popular body and lessen power of the Sunstroke Kills a July a prominent farmer of near while at work in the harvest died ot necticut presented Archibald McNeill and Georgia Clark The names of Judge George Gray of Delaware and of John Mitchell of Illinois were not presented owing to the explicit requests of these gentle men not to have their names go before the Nominated by For a time It looked as though a ballot would be But the steady line of states which Joined In seconding Kerns nomination soon made it apparent that the chances of all other candidates had been extin Towne in person was the ftrst candidate to recognize the de cisive nature of the Kern and in a ringing speech he withdrew his name from consideration and pledged his support to the ticket of Bryan and Withdrawals quickly followed from the supporters of How 11 of Georgia and McNeill of Connec leaving the Indiana candidate lone In the The withdrawal of the Connecticut andidate was accompanied by a mo ion that the nomination of Kern be made by The motion was arrled with a deafening shout and he great assemblage broke into clam orous demonstration on the accom llBhment of its work and the comple lon of the Democratic national The nomination was made at oclock and the convention adjourned without The Democratic national committee will assemble today to com lete its new organization and to se ect the who will be the ommanderlnchief of the Democratic orcea in the Leader Murphy Charles Murphy of New after the adjournment of the conven JULY 11 AH Straw Hats OFF Abe Hesse The Leading Clothier I I tff it Falrview by a few personal friends and a number of newspaper men while the convention at Denver was busy making the Dur ing the long while waiting for the reading of the platform and the speeches preceding the balloting on the nomination for oft tie accumulated In 1906 he received the complimentary vote of the Democratic minority in the legislature for the United States Kern is a red hot campaigner an orator of force and He was the friend of Hendricks andVoor hees and served with them in many memorable political The Kern family Is prominent so cially In Kern be ing a brilliant woman of high intelli gence and u lively said I am entirely satisfied with the work ot the Its enthu confidence and harmony were its distinguishing There can be no doubt but that the candidates nominated were the first choice of a large majority ot the delegates and that the platform adopted is a declara tion of the principles which the dele gates heartily To both platform and ticket the Democracy of Now York will give a NOTIFICATION PROGRAM Cincinnati Will Make July 28 Memor able In Tafts July a meeting of the committee In charge of the wel come that Cincinnati will extend to William Taft on July when he is advised of his nomination for the the program was an At 7 there will be sa lutes of twenty guns or At 8 bands la the squares and at corners willbegin to play and they will keep at it all At 10 a flag will be presented to Charles to be unfurled over the Taft residence when the nominee Is In At 11 the notification committee will proceed to the Taft residence and Taft will hear the formal word that he is the Republican partys choice for There will be but two of Senator Warner of giving notification to and that of acceptance by the At marching clubs will pass in review and then a public reception will be This will be followed by a luncheon to the notification comrtlt given by Charles At 6 oclock several thousand bal loons will be sent up and at 8 oclock there will be an Immense display of This will conclude the held all listeners la close attention by the repetition of story after story sug gested by the news from It was full after receiving the congratulations of those present and drinking of unfermented grape he retired to snatch a few hours At 7 oclock ho was up and about for the straggling advance guard of enthusiastic Lincoln calling to pay was already arriving At 10 oclock by by automo by wagon and on foot the crowd the Lincoln Bryan clul among them headed by a brass band It was a wild and enthusiastic crowd reflecting in no small degree the dell rlous enthusiasm of the convention When the band played A Hot Time In the Old Town Tonight many the visitors took up the j Bryans Fellow La which is one of Bryans favorite pieces of was played as Bryan The crowd surged up eager to shake Bryans hand and offer him congratu They were Bryans fel lowtownsmen and a great many of them he knew by their first Hello How are Bud Glad to see you said Bryan as he grasped first one hand and then Bryan also greeted many of her The homage of the peo ple he had known for so many many of them opposed to him In poli affected Bryan to a degree which he did not show even at receiv ing news of the recordbreaking dem onstration made by the delegates In the Colorado Prom the door step he addressed them with great his emotions so that his voice trembled and the moisture came to Bryans It was not a political speech Bryan was talk ing from his heart to his He said Expresses united I effective most The grateful thanks of every dele gate are due to the people of Denver for the marked hospitalitywith which every visitor was treated andthe sac All correspondents with Egypt In all parts of the world should bo warned tlmt it Is necessary to put the word Egypt on all communlcatlona ad dressed to as a great deal of trouble and annoyance has been caused owing to communications ad dressed to the Egyptian city being de Ilvered to New South Cape the United States of America and other countries where town of the same name rlflces made by its people com1 EKyptfcm fort and convenience 9 thoseItt at1 Ladies and Gentlemen and Neigh Is very kind of you to coine out to Indicate your good will at this ime when a great honor has come to his and I want to express for Bryan and myself gratitude and appreciation for these evidences of your friendly Interest and good The esteem of ones neighbors is a priceless asset to With the honors of public life often come cir custances for which the recipient is not entirely There are sometimes waves that carry into of fice those who have Httle expectation of being elected and carry out of office those who have every reason to a continuance of public I may recall two of such within the memory of all of You will remem ber that id 1890 a great Democratic tidal wave swept Into office many wlio at the time of nomination had little expectation of Four years later there was another tidal wave 24 10 9 10 4 6 54 30 20 1 32 28 22 30 0 1C 6 New 7 1 New 24 New North North 8 18 8 3 Rhode 6 3 South South 8 24 38 6 7 24 10 West 14 26 6 6 6 District of 6 6 New 6 Porto 6 46 not voting Six not NAMES AND AMOUNTS Of All contributors and Contributions Will Be Hot July the publicity of campaign funda is to be feature of the coming cam paign has been made very clear Taft had extended talks with Chairman Hltohoock and with George treasurer of the national aad the necessity for the strictest possible compliance with Ue New York law In relation to the pab Uoity of campaign funds of the na tional committee was the chief Referring to that Republican party might receive outside of New York and not Include them in the report of the national treas Taft replied promptly that It was possible to commit perjury In such a but he scouted the idea that the purpose of giving publicity to the funds of the party In the com ing national campaign is not entlMlr Sheldon also declartd that the New York law in respect to all the funds that come to the national committee in whatever state they be collected will be published the names of the Chicago Grain July The market closed weak today owing eral realising ftnal quotations on the September delivery being down Corn WW up oata were higher and provisions options to 32 closed September   

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