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Evening Record, The (Newspaper) - November 9, 1908, Greenville, Pennsylvania THE EVENING ESTABLISHED TAFTS RELIGION HIS OWN AFFAIR President Roosevelt Says So in Very Warm Letter PRESIDENCY IS OPEN TO ALL of to let the IVjitsw what his religious belief Considers It an I received many such letters as yours during the express your Fiirrntjis is n man of rioan and upright honorable In all his deal ings with his and fit by quali fication and purpose to lo well In the great office for which he Is a candi but you are not entitled to know ing dissatisfaction with Taft on matters which He purely between him religious grounds some of them on fel Ms f It is proper or the ground that he was a Unitarian legitimate to oppose a man for being and others on the ground that he was J as was John Qnlrtcy suspected to be in sympathy with I for Instance as Is the ft w KntoflJvl Tflviaim I nt PRICE 2CENTS He Regardless of Whether Faith Is Catholic or Uni tarian or Is In Reply to an Inquiry Concerning Tafts Religious dent Asserts That Mass of American Voters Do Not Consider Creed Casting Their Secretary Tatts religious faith Is purely his own private concern and not a matter for general discussion and political dis saya President Roosevelt in a letter he made public last night in which he answers numerous corre The president says he de ferred the publication of the letter un til now to avoid any agitation likely to Influence the The letter fol lows My Dear have received your letter running in part as follows While It is claimed almost uni versally that religion should not enter into yet there is no denying that it and the mass of the vot ers that are not Catholics will not sup porta man for any especially for president of the United who is a Roman Since Taft has been nominated for president by Republican party It IB being circulated and is constantly urged as a reason1 for not voting for Toft tjhat he is an infidel Unitarian and his wife and brother Roman Cath If his feelings are in with the Roman Catholic church on account of his wife and brother being Catholics that would be Objectionable to a sufficient number ot voters to defeat On the other it he is an infidel that would be to mean I am tha sole DUMlOSe I did not answer any of those letters during the campaign be cause 1 regarded it as an outrage even to agitate such a question as a mans religious convictions with the purpose of influencing a political But now that the campaign Is when there is opportunity for men calmly to consider whither such propositions as those you make In your letter would I wish to Invite them to and I have selected your letter to answer because you advance both the objections commonly urged against that he is a Unl i tarian and also that he is suspected of In sympathy with the You ask that Taft shall let the world know what his religious be lief This is purely his own pri vate and it is a matter be tween him and his a matter Edward Everett at the present fnoment chaplnln of the and an American of whose life all good Americans nre hen It would be equally proper to support or oppose a man because of his views on Justin cation by or the method of ad ministering the or the gov pel of salvation by If you onco enter on such a career there Is abso lutely no limit at you can legit Should Make No So much for your objections o Taft because he Is a for your objections to him because you think his wife and brother to be Ro man As It they are not but If they or If ha were a Roman Catholic hfmsef It ought not to affect in the slighter degree any mans mipporUng him for for his own conscience and to of You say that under penalty of mass of VOIeM tual are no political discrimination is to negative catholics will not support a man for first principles of our any lor ot which guarantees complete religious liberty ami the right to each man to act in religious affairs as his own con science Taft never asked any advice in the but if he had asked it I should naive emphatically advised him against thus stating pub licly his religious The demand for a statement of a candidates reli belief can have no meaning ex cepUtbat there may be discrimination for or against him because of that be Discrimination against the holder of one faith means retaliatory discrim ination against men of other The inevitable result of entering upon such a practice would be an abandon ment of our real freedom of conscience a reversion to the dreadful condi tions of religious dissension which In BO many lands have proved fatal to true to true religion and to all advance in Religious To discriminate against a thorough ly upright citizen because he to some church or like Abraham he has not his allegiance to any la outrage against that liberty of conscience which is one of the founda tions of American You are en tltled tQknow whether a united who Is a Roman 1 believe thai when you say this you foully slander your 1 do not for one moment believe Uiat the mass of our fellow citizens or that any considerable nuin JRtVe OITit twCri the American In my cabittot at the present moi ment tliore sit side fcy sMo Catholic and Christian and each nmn boeaiisa In my belief j he Is peculiarly fit to exercise on be1 half of all our poodle tlio duties of the office to wiili I have nnpotalcMt I In no case doos the mans religious be lief In uny way lis iIUchRyge of ills savu M it makes more pager to act Jtstly and In Ills to ell Tim principles IVU n si pointltu the of my the highest nfBoiiils under the clnls to whom Is InnustH the jf carrying out all be of my are the prim pies upon all1 should act In by election or the men to fill any office from the hicheat to I IIP lowest In the Youra Theodore FATE OF GOMPERS HANGS IN BALANCE Federation of Labor Will Pass Judgment on His Acts at ber of our can he in lo oclock this morning at the Audlto flllPTtPoH h V ivn PARIS CLOAK HOUSE Store Of Exclusive Styles Are showing the strongest line of merchandise to be seen in our city consisting of SUITS Both Plain and fancy in all the fashionable weaves COATS 3SSBB For Evening and Street wear the Automobile and ALSO Caracul and Persian Lamb Remember the Ladies of Greenville trade the same here as at Come now while stock is 708 State Street fluenced by such narrow bigotry as to refuse to vote for any thoroughly up right and fit man because he happens to liave a particular religious Such a consideration should never bo treated as a reason for either support ing or opposing a candidate for a po litical Are you aware that there are several atates In this union where the majority of the people are now Catholics I should reprobate in the severest terms the Catholics who in those states or in any other states who refused to vote for the most fit man because he happened to be a and my condemnation would be exactly as for Prot estairta under reversed circum refused to vote for a Cites Several In public life I am happy to say that I have known many men who were the twentyeighth annual con vention of the American Federation of Labor it is the most Impor tant convention of that body in its The important question to bo discussed is indorsement of the politi cal program carried out by the execu tive council the recent political which has generally been referred to as the Gompers Opponents of Samuel presi dent of the are working to gether in an effort to prevent his re They are charging him with BURGLARS Wealthy Brookiyniie Victim ot Scientific Trio ONE POSSESSES SENTIMEN pernicious political activity and using other arguments to convince delegates that Gompers has lost his standing as a leader of worklngmen and that laboring people need expect nothing elected and constantly reelected to of from congress in the way of legislation flee in districts where the great maj if Gompers continues at the head of Jority of their constituents were of the federation different religious IknowCathj Among tnose are expected to odlcs who have for many years J w sented constituencies mainly Protes1 eadf presi tant and Protestants Who have fort dent Is Keefe of the many years represented constituencies I Longshoremen s who was charged federatlonH gressmen whom I know particularly legislative committee and coming out well one man of Jewish faith who for Although it Is difficult to represented a district in which there get the temper of the delegates at this tlme local lealers who s oj of They declare that not orily will he be upheld but thatKeefe will be removed from his place as a vice pres ident of the while all Keefes followers will suffer like defeat for whatever office or other preferment they may They point to the fact of the defeat of certain antilabor candidates for congress as a distinct victory to be Joyful over in spite of have uttered against your feUowAraer I believe that this republic will en dure for many If BO there will doubtless be among its presidents Protestants and Catholics and very probably at some time I have consistently tried while president to act in relation to my fellowAmericans of Catholic aith as I hope that any future president who happens to be a Catholic Will act toward his fellow uuvuwnv n 411 HV b ttl U iilO 1O11UW Americans of Protestant Had l the adorations unfruitful support of course I Qe Democratic national Nat Goodwin Marries the and Edna a wellknown who formerly starred with were mar ried at the home here of Good wins The ceremony was per formed by a justice of the The wedding Is the fourth marriage of Goodwin and the second of Miss Good The latest Goodwin an nounces she will not leave BUSINESS DIRECTORY GREENVILLE TAILORING A TAILOR BISHOP Tailoring in all Us Alter Pressing and Clean CornerMain Mercer and RESTAURANT If your money is earning you less than 5 it wilS pay you to come and see We offer for sale investment bonds of the highest Particulars on Application The Gillcspic SMITHS CAFE Best Things to Eat served In the best Is making a reputation for Try us If not a The place to eat Is at SULLIVANS Opposite Bessemer Solicits transient and local wellcooked moderate MEAT MARKET Plum corner Erie aims to furnish the finest quality ol When you buy your milk of 21 North Mercer you get tha best and PHOTOGRAPHER WEBERS All the latest styles in cards folders for 1908 now See the new Royal and The old reliables motto U Not the cheapest prices best at the lowest market Our reputa tion for 22 Enuf t Wewll awNtteti TOUT Qlva us Caul Government Wins dHe New contention of the government that the American Tobacco company is a trust operating In restraint of trade and competition in of the Sherman antitrust law was sustained In decisions handed down by Judges Coxe and Noyes in the United States circuit Judge Ward handed down a dis senting While finding that there was an illegal combination as Judges Coxe and Noyes in their opinion say that in junctions should Issue against all the defendants except the United Cigar Stores company and the Rich1 ardson The injunctions are stayed pending an appeal to the United States supreme Emirs in election returns arriving by every mall and mis takes being found in over neces sitating their return to county boards of the results on the state which are believed by leading Democrats to be shrouded in eeem to favor the election ot the Re publican candidates below Although earlier returns indicated the election of Creamer for state figures compiled here in a talbte which embraces official returns from fiftynine out ot eightytfeht coun ties and In which only one county is show that Charles Is elected by a plurality which may run to Green has not conceded his defeat la the face of claims by the Republican candidate for state Is according to by and Judgog John Mauck price are elected to court by pluraljtltf Persuades Companions Not to Wedding Rings Childrens Bank Rifled and Diamond Ring Ai moat Its Wearer Hie Finger Compromlne Is Effected Whereb Burglars Get the Ring and House holder Retains the al Visitors Dressed New the rays o a burglars dark lantern shining ii their eyes and two revolvers held b masked men covering the live members of the family of Charles E a wealthy granite lay In bed In the Tayntor home at Borougl for more than au iiour while a third masked burglar packu up worth of jewelry and silver The burglars bound Tuyn tor hand and toot and escaped wltli their The three when they gained entrance to the went inimedl ately to a bedroom on the second flooi occupied by and One of the burglars struck Tayn tor a crushing blow ou the head with a blackjack and a few minutes latei when Tayntor recovered his senses he found three revolvers lev eled at and Tayntor were made to sit up in bed and two of the burglars held them covered while a third be gan a search of the The noise Alice the fifteen yearold and she came into the room The burglars ordered her into bed with her parentsand the child A moment later Charles age and age cane Into the having been They were made to sit on the side of the The burglar was ransacking the room found a jewel case withlwo wed ding rings a bureau and about to take them1 when asked him not to The burglar replieU that he would take everything of value that he could one of the burglars standing guard over the fam ily spoke Dont take those wedding 1 am a married man and have some sen timents about wedding he The rings were but two toy banks belonging to the Tayntor boys were rifled of The boys cried and were ordered to be When the room had been searched the third rob ber went downstairs and packed up the He later returned to the bedside and commanded Tayn tor to give up diamond ring he The ring would not coma so one of the burglars grimly drew a knife and was going to cut Tayn tors finger Tayntor protested and asked permission to go to the bathroom and soak the ring off with soap and We will do that said the man who appeared to be the lead and be rid Then the thjee men oduced a roce aad TRISTATE NEWS IN BRIEF age of Froalburg Has committed leaving a widow and eleven West Isaac a bride of ono month and but fifteen years was killed near Scott Haven by a Grove fell Into a barrel ot scalding water which he was using In butcher Ing hogs and was terribly Tan ner of Liberty township Is dead of In juries received about a week ago when he was attacked by a vicious Dark water Coal companys colliery at Broad which has been Idle for a number of started today with a full working rat trap In a cupboard in the printing establish ment of Stauffer caught a boy thief and held him until he was cap tured by the failure due to Bryans defeat Is given as the cause of the death of Joseph Im age News of Bryans defeat caused illness which resulted Beaver girl baby weighing one and onefourth pounds was born to Theodore Brenner of Laugherty The infant is strong and healthy and is ex pected to than 100 men fought flames and succeeded in saving Juniata a little hamlet the Allegheny four miles from The place Is still surround ed by forest Richard age came to town after a tramp of twentyfour miles from making the trip in six He will make the return trip the same Mil ler living near who is 100 years old and who voted for Andrew Jack was unable on Tuesday to vote for the firsttime since he be came twentyone years of Teru Yano a Japanese rge was dead lathe cellar at the Prank McKel RAY LAMPHERE ON TRIAL TODAY Alleged Murderer ot Gun ness Faces His Accusers FORTY WITNESSES SUMMONED State Will Attempt to Prove That DB fendant Set Fire to Gunness Home and That the Woman and Her Chil dren Perished In the fense Will Maintain That Gun ness Was tyot of States Important Witnesses Falls to Make Lamp here was placed on trial in the circuit court here today on a charge of mur dering Belle Qunness and her three children by setting nre to the OSunness home last The question of whether Gunness is dead or alive will form one of the main fea tures of the trial of who was employed by Gunness on her email farm near this States At irey with her ong gash In the neck penetrating thn arynx and beside the body lay a 3o mysterious are circumstances surrounding the case that the police lave locked up the womans He declares that UtsunomU com mitted AntlSaloonists Plan Des thousand delegates from nine states In the mid dle west will assemble In Molnm omorrow for a conference of the cen ral district of the American AntlSa oon One of fche chief subjects or discussion will be preparation for new cairpalgn to procure in con gress the enactment of an interstate ommerce act relating to liquor shij Killed In Football Cough playing left guard on the Evans was fatally in ured In a game at Ky with the team of that place He suffered a concussion of spine and is Kidney Ailments Are Cured By Munyons Kidney Remedy Read the Proof We pyory per son wlio sutturs wall iniy liirm ol Kluuoy no umUir ninny rcrnudlcs tliiiy liuvii uo Hiiittor how ninny doctors thuy Imvuuui no mutur how uurlous the to give Munyous Klil uoy Iliineily u tosoo how quickly It riliovos ull uluB In the loins uml iirolns caused Ijy tliu Yuii will bo surprised to seo how quickly it ttidtices the Kivulllii In the fere anil also jmfll niBs uuuor the ultiT uklng a low doses of this You will be dullKljteil KOtliecolorreturii feol the thrill of vigor unrt good If your Urlno la tlilck or If It is palu mid If It containn sediments or Im li uitflily coloivil or litis If you uriunio you should pelslut lu tuUlnit this remedy until ull symptoms tallow ilils remedy has cured more serious fcldiuty tliun ail tlio Klrtnity medicines that been PrnrasmirMunrnn kHovestlmt terribly tul rnrart UrBlul DlabeUa is uuuuocasury auU will boguatly roducta by Wrlto or fo and see tlio following wliohavoglveu Ustlinonlfils Miss AlliO 1831 2nd She will toll you lioiruho tried inuny uud how tliat Mmiyoua Klduey Ueuiudy cured ISffl suffertni Clnlru 2112 baa reason to thunk 1rofcsaor Munyon tor hla KHlnoy and ho will bo irlfld to foil nny one the whole truth about bin lug nua liiu hl Her story will intercut every person Vhois suffering wllh kidney nltmont It will Kllniuliito tlioui to try MuuyoaH Kfduey unyona Kidney Rvmc ut y James 114 His testimonial will convince uuy ouo tliut Munyons Klilnsy Ecraody wives ulmoxt Immudlule and is almost un Inlullible 001 SlnOuslsy PI Jot him tell you how lie WHS cured with Miinyons BX Kidney Hetnedy uftor lie Imd tried u number ui doctors aotl lots ot otlinr 7io Whittling anil bun whut thinks of Munyous Iteinody nud bin other in cured by Smifh decrares tUat h prove Who means of matrimonial advertisements lured men to her in city that she might rob them and then murder died In her own borne on the morning of April that her body was burned to a crisp that It was held for weeks at Cutlers morgue in this and that it now lies buried in Forest Home Attorney Worden the defense will use Lamphere as his principal witness and around the story which the prisoner will tell the lawyer saya he will build up oy corroborative dence a defense which he is confident will prove that Lamphere did not set to the GunnesB Wor says he will to cast a great deal of doubt on the death of although he admits his after six months of to flnd any real trace Sheriff Smutzer and his deputies have completed the task of summon ing about forty witnesses called by the All wore found except Louis a gold whose sluicing of the ashes from the ruins the Gunness house brought to light gold bridge work from the mouth of the several bones from her skull and numerous watches and bits of jew once the property ot her alleged The dental work was Identi fied by wiho made the bridge and will be one of the states strongest witnesses to prove that Gunness is Schultz went west soon after completing hia work here and ailed to leave hie The selection of a It Is expect will require several nofTo make an outcry tor fifteen saying one of their number would re main on guard that length of They then hurried It was an hour before Tayntor could notify the as the tele phone wires were He was able to give a perfect description of the three but this will hardly be of any as sistance as the burglars were all dressed alike and wore The burglars wore black black derby kid gloves and white They had woollen sneaks over their Un to your nearest IniKglst u New n memory of Ira the evan who was born and reared were held at the First Methodlat Bpla copal church ot which Sankey was t The services were under the of the for Mr Sankey erected a home eighteen years age a grammar ww lu front Of his oompaniong when Jofcn throwing a Am I Will Mt to
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