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TTTF, MORNIXG OREGOXIAX. THURSDAY. SEPTEMBER 12, 1912.
BOTH OLD PARTIES
Roosevelt Seems to Lack Fire
in Address at Gipsy
PENROSE CHARGE DENIED
OOOO Hear Address and Grow Ira
patient Before He Begins Aged
Woman Interrupts Judge
(Continued From First page.)
Che audience. Judge McGinn had been
requested by Roosevelt to prolong the
introductory address that the ex-Presl
dent could recuperate from the exac
tions of the day's programme before
commencing his main address.
Selecting as a text tor his remarks
Joshua xxiv:15 "Choose ye this day
whom ye will serve" Judge McGinn
applied the Scriptural Injunction to the
present-day political situation. He had
not proceeded far in his address and
referred to the golden calf, when
gray-haired and excitable woman
seated just behind the press table,
jumped to her feet.
"May I ask a question?" she in
quired, but before Judge McGinn could
grant the request she continued: "Did
Joshua make the golden calf himself?
rso. But that is the man there (indi
cating Roosevelt with a sweep of her
hand) who gave us the golden calf.
"I will answer the woman's ques
tion," said Roosevelt, stepping to the
front of the platform, but he was mo
tioned back to his chair by Judge Mc
Resuming his remarks. Judge McGinn
placed Roosevelt in the front rank of
progressives and eulogized him as the
man whom Wall street and "big busi
ness throughout the country had op
, posed from his first appearance in pub'
' lie life because those intersets feared
him. Judge McGinn denominated the
Bull Moose leader as the "apostle of a
Here Judge McGinn was interrupted
by calls of "Teddy." "Give us Teddy;
"We want Teddy," accompanied by
hundreds of stamping feet.
"Give me a chance," pleaded Judge
McGinn, shouting to the noisy crowd.
Woman Shake Fist.
"You've had a chance. Go back and
sit down," answered the same gray-
hatred woman, again leaping to her
feet and shaking her fist at the chair-man.
"I am not of the kind that goes back
and sits down," replied Judge McGinn
"Neither do I make a practice of in
terrupting your Socialistic gatherings.1
Order being restored. Judge McGinn
declared the time had arrived for the
voters "to choose between Archbold
and Wall street, on one hand, and the
golden rule and the ten command
ments on the other." Judge McGinn
here started to discuss Wilson, the
Democratic nominee, but his voice was
drowned by the demonstration of the
audience and he abandoned the at
"Well, Colonel. I've stood them off
as long as can. lou will nave to
talk now." he said.
Judge McGinn concluded by present
Ins- "America's foremost citizen, Colo
nel Theodore Roosevelt, the best loved
man on earth."
Arrival Interrupt Song.
While the audience was assembling
entertainment was furnished by a
band, the Oregon Male Quartet and a
colored quartet. Mrs. Winnifred Lewis
Iarabee was in the midst or. singing
"The Battle Hymn of the Republic,"
with the audience uniting In the
chorus, when Roosevelt entered the
hall. The ovation tendered the ex
President was an enthusiastic one and
continued for several seconds after he
reached the platform. Roosevelt be
gan his address at 6:15 o'clock and
concluded at 6:25 o'clock.
Hi speech follows:
Judge McGinn. You Men and Women of
Oregon and of Portland:
My friend. I listened with great interest
to Judge McGinn's Introduction. I thank
him very deepiy for what he has said, and
I wish to continue for a moment on the
verr argument he made. We are appal-
ing to you all here, without regard to your
past political amnaiions 10 coma wun .
just as in the late 5s and the late 'GOs.
the appeal was made by Abraham Uncoln
and those connected with him. to leave the
old parties that had become useless, to leave
the old parties that no longer represented
the will and interests and the high aspira
tions ot the American people and come with
the Progressive party of that day the Re
publican party of Abraham Lincoln and eo,
friends, we ask you to come with us now
ex-Republicans, ex-Democrats alike for we
are true to the principles which every party
in the United States has served, just so long
as It wae able to serve the people.
We are true to the Democracy of Andrew
Jackson, Just as we are true to the Re
puDllcanlrin of Abraham Lincoln, and the
same staunch friends were leveled against
these men In their youth when they stood
for the new party that are leveled against
ua now. The Whigs were asked why they
had remained loyal so long to the old lead
ers and now cast them aside.
Lincoln Left Old Party.
Lincoln was asked why he no longer served
the men whom he had served In the past;
why he abandoned men whom he had fol
lowed or by whom he had stood. H Is
answer was that he was bound to be right,
that be followed any man so long aa that
mm was right and served the people, and
when he ceased to serve the people and
ceased to lead in the fight for righteousness,
then it became his (Lincoln's) duty to leave
him. and he did leave htm. and. friends,
it -baa been no easy task, no light work,
for men to leave the parties with which they
have been throughout their lives affiliated.
They err who fail to see that for years
the signs have been such that had. 'he
politicians had the eyes to see they wculd
have seen them. It has been said by my
enemies that this is a one-man movement,
this movement in my Interest. If it were
a movement for any one man, for me or for
anyone else, I wouldn't be In It myself. I
am In it because It springs, as every great
movement must spring, from the hearts of
the people themselves.
"Movement Cornea From People."
Friends, this movement was to come any
way. The people for some years had been
growing more and more discontented with
the wiy In which they bad been repre
sented by men in political lite. The people
have for a number of years been growing
more an 3 more discontented with the fail
ure of men in public life to grapple with
the evil conditions in the economic and In
dustrial life of the day. They were pre
pared to shatter the old machines and they
were preparing to come together In a new
party that should really be a party of the
They were tired of seeing en insincere
fight waged on hollow Issues between par
ties, neither of which greatly believed in
the convictions It expressed, or greatly dis
believed in the convictions expressed by its
foes. The time was ripe. All that I In
any way did was to bring the movement
about a little quicker than It would other
. wise have come, it would have come any
way shortly. The part that I played was
gradually to bring it on a little sooner than
It would otherwise have come, and the oc
casion of Us coming was furnished by the
bosses ar the Republican National con
vention held la Chicago last June.
When I went into the primaries I did so
very reluctantly and only bcaui a convic
tion had been forced upon me that men
whom 1 had earnestly believed would serve
the people had not served the people, and
onty because the conviction came to -me.
reluctantly, that those whom I had believed
would carry the cause of the people forward
had deserted the people, haaV turned about
and looked backward. Then, and then
only. I came out myself as a candidate, but
only when I found that the people who
I thought would serve the people had de
serted them and were serving the enemies
of the people; ajjd, friends, when I was then
forced to make the choice there was no
room for hesitation.
I couldn't hesitate when the choice was
between those who I thought would serve
the people and who had desertea tne peopie.
ana on tne otner siae, tne peopie lucw
I had to go with the people.
I had to stand by the principles that
I had to stand by the people of ttfe
United States: and now. to clear away an
possible misunderstanding, let me say
word about the future,
riatform Declared Progressive.
TVe progressives have declared for a given
platform which we say is our programme,
our covenant with the people. If any man
elected on the Progressive ticket fails in
good faith to do everything in his power
to carry out the principles of our platform,
I will turn against him, I will do my
best to defeat him, for my fealty is to the
people themselves and not to any man who
misrepresents the people. And whether now
I am supporting such a man or not will not
alter the way I behave if the man proves
false to his trust, if the man proves false
to the people who out him in office. In
other words, friends, I hold that every pub
lic servant, and I, just as much as any
other public servant, that all of us are in
struments with which the people are to
work. Take a given instrument ana a given
task, use the instrument as long as it is
the best instrument available, and when It
breaks, or when another more fit is
hand, throw aside the old instrument ana
go ahead with the task.
Throw aside the public man wnen ne no
loneer renresenta vou. or when another man
can represent you better, throw him aside.
Whether I am the man or whether anyone
else is the man matters not. The cause
matters everything and the personality or
the man la of no conseauence whatsoever.
excepting as for the moment it may make
mm of use in advancing tne cause.
In the civil warfare ot today act
Lincoln acted in the Civil War. Some of
you men have served In the Army of the
Potomac undoubtedly, and you know how
Lincoln had tried man after man at ine
head of that arm v. instrument after instru
ment he took, because It seemed to be the
one with which he could work, and he used
it until it broke in his hand and with sor
row he cast it to one side, took up another
Instrument, as it was his duty to do, ana
continued to do the work as best be could
until that Instrument broke; and finally,
after testing man after man his choice set
tled on the great silent captain, on uram
rhMrtv ann sum).
And so. friends, as Lincoln did in his day
we must do In ours, and I know "that the
men who wore the blue will be the first to
welcome into the new movement tneir ianen
foes who wore the gray. Nothing could be
httr for not merely the new movement.
but for the new country, a rejuvenated
country which will spring from the new
Ex-Confederates in Line.
in th Ann-list convention we had ex-Con
federates standing shoulder to shoulder with
the Union men In making the new party,
and the sons of ex-Confederates, like Judge
B?n Lindsay, joining with the sons or ex-
Union men to sem the common country,
knowing no Hvalshlp, save the rivalshlp of
seeing which could serve tneir commuu
-nnntrv iwMit: and. friends, the only place in
which a veteran or tne jivu war, mo umj
place In which the men who voted irora
Freemont to Lincoln, can feel really at
home is in the Progressive party.
Vnn fmn't Ha true to the nrinciPies OX Lm
coin if you surrender your souls into tne
vnlnr of Penrose. Barnes and Guggenneinu
you can be true to the principles of Lincoln
only If you are supporting the party which
at Chicago in the Progressives national
Convention put forth the best and bravest
platform that any r-.auoi.ai pny v
nt-th .inc thA f-inse of the Civil War: and.
friends, I want to call your attention to the
fact that we are only nominaly fighting two
parties. We are really ngnting mc same
representatives of interest in both the old
Botn i an les iaxrT, x dbjb.
-won mMninr hut foolish people have pro.
posed to rebook to the bosses who shat
tered the Republican party at Chicago by
voting for the bosses who triumphed at Bal
timore. Now. there isn't anything that the
f wh nnrtiei more cordially appre
ciate than tne action oi m vc..-w.
so-called independent who strives alternately
to punish each set oi me uuw """'
the other set into power.
Judge McGinn True, inoeea.
vnTr whMhr those bosses are called
Penrose, Barnes and Guggenheim or Mur-
phey and Taggart and auiiivan, uoesi. i
make any difference. It is the same old
boss. Republican or Democrat, wnaiever
his name may be, our proposal Is to do
away with the boss definitely and for good.
Our proposal is not merely to smash the
individual bosses, but to destroy the con
ditions which have made boss-ship practlr
cable, and in doing that also to destroy the
conditions which have made possible the
triumph of special privilege in our National
life in business and in finance: and we
propose, and our programme is brief and
simple and we have lived up to It in the
primaries last year in every state where
there was a primary, and we forgot the
bosses that were against us.
And at Chlcaco they were wining io wrecR
the Republican party rather than see me
nominated, and now. friends. I want to
call your attention to Just what that meant.
It was not primarily ui.uo vi
They didn't like me. I know that, and
t .m n iimia nmud of it: but tnat wasn t
the reason that actuated them mainly.
They didn't like me ana tney areaaea you.
you. tne people nere ippnun.
The theft ot tne nomination remij .
really from me. It was from you. i
Thv atnle the nomination from the people.
without any reference to who the Individual j
man was whom tne peopie at me moment
appened to want.
Existing Conditions Kept.
Thv regarded as all Important that there
hould be no upsetting of the existing con-
trinn. of the political lire. Ana tne two
old parties, the Republican party and Demo
cratic party, each in Its internal organiza
tion, is perpetuating ine oip cnnuuwin, ic
conditions which can be Kept up oy me
successful alliance of the crooked politician
with the crooked man ot ousiness, ana.
finally, with the newspaper tnat is con
trolled bv Sicn poilliciano, oy uis news
paper that is controlled by such politics and
hv nrh business or is directly or indirectly
so influenced by the bosses and the big
beneficlarles or privilege wno siuna oenmu
th bosses. That paper Is no longer a free
organ for the expression of the popular will.
Shouts from me huuicuvc wiumau.
t r-an name some newspapers In New York
of that kind, but I will leave you do the
Now, menus, remcmoer wuul mis usut
in it. essent a s is. it is a zignt ot ootn
of the old parties against us. It Is a fight
of both the old parties to continue .the old
system against the men wno are seeaing io
bring into effect here in America a new
system, a new system, so old, the system of
having the people rule their own Govern
ment, a rule that will bring about a real
nd not a nominal system oi justice, not
only in politics, but in our economic and
n,.Bt life as well: and, friends, I want to
call your attention to two significant actions
Amnnr the leading Republicans of New
rtrir was a number of big waa the head
of the big banking house or ivunn-ivoeo
Company, the second most important cann
ing house in New York, Mr. Jacob Schlff.
SchifTs Statement Explained.
Now. mind you. Mr. Schlff is a thoroughly
rn.p table and well-meaning man. i am
sure that he means to do what Is right. The
trouble Is that he doesn't know you and
that he Is afraid of you. He thinks of
on aa the mob and his idea is tnat you
lmuiit be controlled decently and owned
bv the boss and the Dig financier wno is
allied with the boss. Recently Mr. Schlff
announced that although he had been
Remiblican all his ure ne was now going
to support the Democratic ticket, and he
gave two reasons.
They were given in me .ncw iutk. a unco,
hirh la supporting Mr. Wilson, and is op
posing me with a fervor of spirit that makes
nvnrnnnoD a seeiu tanu. . ovmu an
nounced In the first place that he hoped all
his friends, that means ail or win street.
some of them are aoie on tne moment to
conceal their friendship, that his friends
would alt support Mr. Wilson and not tnrow
away their votes on Taft. because the es
sential thine was to beat me.
That means to beat you; and then came
the statement which at first puxzled me.
He said that the only way to preserve the
Republican party waa to elect Wilson. I
studied over that a minute and then I saw
what he meant. He meant that if we would
trtumnh we would smash not merely both
of the older machines but the system that
produced the old macnines as wen; ana mac
therefore It was to the Interest of every
man who represented the kind of Interest
that he did. who felt as he did, to support
the party that they thought might beat us.
because they thought that if we were beaten
that would re-establish the old see-saw be-
ween the two old parties wnicn was con
trolled by the old type of boss and political
System Called See-fcaw.
Tan see what Mr. Sctaiffa theory la that
our political life ought to consist of this
see-saw. a plank the same plank labeled
Republican at one end and labeled Demo
cratic at the other end, the labels of the
ends different, but tne same plana;
the Republican party with a lot of Repub
lican bosses on one end of the plank, and
he Democratic party with a lot of Demo
cratic bosses on the other end of the plank. .
then see-saw; one end of the plank:
up. and then the other end of the plank
up. the Republican party up and then the
Democratic party up. but the same boss al
ways up. and see-saw. with Wail street tee
tering in the middle, putting up whichever
end of the plank it thought at the mo
ment would serve Its purpose.
Now. friends, that is briefly an exact de
scriptlon of the present situation of the no
litical situation which our foes wish to s
The type of man, the Mr. Taggert, th
Mr. Penrose and bosses of that kind. tM
financiers who stand behind bosses of th
kind, they may have each a tepid prefei
ence for one party over the other, but i
is a very tpid preference compared to th
inte-tslty of the burning seal with wtac.
he wishes to keep either party in power
rather than see you come to power. la
other words, those bosses and the big men
in finance behind them do precisely a
two corporation lawyers on opposite sides of
a corporation sun ao. cu;u i.gni cam
other In the suit, but they will come to
gether as one man against the common roe.
and you are the com m on foe. They are
against us not because we are against
some one particular man. but because we
are against the entire system wnicn pro
duces such men. Thev are against us be
cause we fight the political and economic
system today, as in your day you fought
against slavery ,
And now." friend. I ask your attention
to another matter to which Judge McGinn
alluded. There were Messrs. Arch bald ana
Penrose Penrose at the head of the Penn
sylvania machine which we smashed In the
primaries; Archbald at the moment the
biggest leader in the Standard Oil trust
they appeared before the Senate commit
tee and testified against me. Let me point
out the fact that if I had been in private
life they never would have come in and
testified against me. They didn't care for
me. mvself. so far as I was concerned. They
testified against me because for the mo
ment it hannened that I was leading your
fight and thev wanted to do anything they
could to damage your cause. They can't
do it. After thev testified I said: "The
Lord hath delivered them into my nanas.
Sword to Be Given.
Judge McGinn That is correct. (Great
They have asked , for the sword. They
shall have it. Now I can get at them in
open field. They testified on Friday and
Saturday. On Saturday I sent a teegTara
to-the chairman of the sub -committee. Sen
ator Clerk, asking that I be heard on Mon
day; you see they stopped testifying on Sat
urday. The only reason I didn't ask to be
heard on Sunday was because I couldn't be
heard on Sunday. Senator Clark stayea
there In Washington. Every standpat Re
publican or Democrat on the committee scat
tered to the four winds of heaven, and Mr.
Archbald went to Europe. I wrote at once
to Senator Clark a letter which is now
published at the progressive headquarters
and which I would like everyone nere to
get because I went Into the thing at length.
I don't want to go into it at tne moment.
into the accusations against me, except to
point out this fact. These accusations are
really not against me at all, but against
Mr. Cornelius Bliss, who is deaa. jar. .buss
lived for seven years after the event hap
pened, but they never brought the accusa
tions against him during those seven years.
He is dead.
They say that Mr. Bliss blackmailed tnem
and that he told them that I knew it. This
accusation against me is that those two
worthy citizens. Penrose and ArcnDoia. say
that a dead man told them eight years ago
that I knew something about what he was
trying to do. That is not the kind or evi
dence that would be received in court, is it.
Judge McGinn The witness would nave
to be bolstered up. Col one L
Testimony Is Attacked.
L will bolster them (applause). And what
I want to call your attention to Is the
curious side-lights that their testimony gave
on themselves and what my administration
had done. In the first place, aa regards
themselves. Mr. Penrose and Mr. Archbold
testified that Mr. Penrose advised the Stan
dard OH Company or Mr. Archbold to make
a blackmailing contribution in oraer tnat
they should avoid being punished for wrong
doing. The exact expression of Pen roe.
which is found on page Jt ox tne pnntea
testimony, is, "I advised him," Archbold.
that It was a mistake not to contribute;
that if he didn't, the Standard Oil Company
migh incur hostility In certain circles." That
meant me. Now I want to call your atten
tion to this: The Standard Oil Company
couldn't Incur my hostility unless it broke
the law. So long as the Standard Oil Com
pany didn't break the law it would have
no more to fear from me than anyone or
us here today would have to fear from the
police. If you find a man paying a couple
of hundred dollars you can guarantee that
It is not from motives of philanthropy, and
if he says it is so. that he may not Incur
police hostility, you may be sure that he
Is doing something that the police ought to
be hostile to. Now In regard to Mr. Arch-,
hold's testimony: In that did he protest j
against being blackmailed? Not a bit. He!
didn't protest that at all. and he had no
Idea that he was accusing Mr. Bliss of
bad conduct or bad character. He said
Bliss was a splendid man and that he had
splendid character. Not that I, Judge
McGinn, accuse Bliss for a moment of hav
ing a bad character, nor do I say that his
conduct was bad. Archbold said he dldn t
mind being blackmailed. What he objected
to was that he didn t get the goods tap
plause). There was one refreshing bit of
testimony when his feelings suddenly over
came him. This Is on page133 of the tes
"Darkest Abyssinia has nothing to show
comparable with the treatment administered
to the Standard Oil Company during the
Roosevelt administration. '
Now, he was right about that. I did ad
minister the Abyssinian - treatment to the
Standard Oil Company, and If ever I am
President again and the Standard Oil Com
pany doesn't mend its way, or any other
corporation penaves as tne btanaara uii men
behaved. I will administer the Abyssinian
treatment again, and that is just what
Messrs. Archbald and Penrose know. They
don't complain of any Abyssinian treatment
under the present administration and they
haven't the slightest fear ot the Abyssinian
treatment under either of the old parties.
They recognize their foes and you are their
foes. They fear the party of the people
themselves. They know they can make
their terms with the bosses. They know they
can't make their terms with the people
of the United States, and so Messrs. Penrose
and Archbald, and the Pen roses and the
Archbalda throughout this land are willing
to help Mr. Taft, and if, as they have
grown to see that it is hopeless, then to help
Mr. Wilson if they can only beat us. if
they can beat the Progressive party. If they
can beat the candidates of the Progressive
party and the people who stand behind these
candidates, xney cant no it.
Support Is Asked.
And now, friends, I wish to ask your
auDDort because of the enemies we
have made. I ask your support because of
the principles for which we stand. We are
Standing tor social anu economic justice,
and our proposals are not mere abstractions,
but they are concrete. One of those pro
posals, friends it seems strange to appear
to argUtt lor it nere oa mo jracmc stupe
one of our proposals Is to give women the
same right to vote that men have, which
renresents a step towards Industrial and
social Justice which I have come to believe
In. not because of my study of it alone,
not because of what I read In books, but
primarily because I have known life, be
cause more and more and more aa I have
studied life, and as I have gotten over the
prejudices which we all Inherited. I have
grown to realize that while there must be
a wide difference of function between men
and women there should be equality of
tight. I have grown to feel that there
are certain cruel- wrongs of which women
are too often the victims and .which cannot
be righted unless -we give the women not
only the power to defend themselves by
the ballot, but their right to the respect of
men. Now, friends, this Is only one of the
Incidents la which we are trying to secure
social and industrial justice. we snouia
help the cause of the farmer and make It
our own. We have been content too long
in this country to permit a haphazard neg.
lect for the farmer's rights and interests
and a haphazard interest on the part of the
Government to the welfare of the men who
live in the open country we must turn
the Government more and more Into an
agent for the betterment of those who live
in the open country ana mane it an agent
for the betterment ot the man, so that he
may get more out of his soil and may Join
with his fellows to do in common the work
that ought to be done in common, and
especially to market his goods in common,
so that the consumer shall get them direct.
so that the price paid by the consumer
shall go from his pocnet into tne pocaet
of the farmer and not stop In some other
That Is the most efficient way In which
to deal with the problem of the high cost
of living. So, with the wage worker our
proposals are perfectly definite. We take
the position that no community Is In a
healthy condition If the less fortunate mem
bers of it are crushed under social and in
dustrial conditions. We are our brother's
keepers. It would be the rankest kind of
Injustice to give equality ot reward when
there is gross Inequality of service. We
should see that there is a living wage paid
to the wage workers of this country, men
and women alike. We propose to establish
throughout the land an eight-hour law for
the women in the industries. We propose
to do away with child labor everywhere,
and while we wish to work through the
states we are more fortunate than our oppo
nents In the sense that we decline to make
a fetlah of the states rirhta.
"States' Rights Extolled.
We are for states rights. Where the peo
ple's rights means states rights, we are for
A Sick Man
:- : .; . :. .
Write Dr. Hart
A gentle man
writes me: "I
was greatly in
terested In your
ing tb.e Kauff
tnan case of
tj e r ious disease
of th e kidne-ys.
of his case ex
my condition. I
am sure if
P e r u n a cured
S. B. HartmiH, M. I). him as you say,
it would cure me also. I am losing;
flesh rapidly and the doctors say I
have every symptom of Bright's disease
of the kidneys. If you think I would
be benefited by Peruna I will cer
tainly try some as the doctors have
practically given me up the .same as
they did him."
In reply I wish to say, first, that I
never make any promises as to what
Peruna will cure. No physician can
make positive statements of that sort.
I can say this much, however, if I
were in your place I should certainly
give Peruna a trial. I know of no
other remedy that would be so likely
to be of ue to you in your present
condition as Peruna. Take a table
spoonful before each meal and at bed
time. Continue this for two or three
weeks and then If there is anything
you wish to ask me further write me
and I will give your letter prompt at
tention. If I find that the Peruna is not
helping you I will be perfectly frank
and tell you so, for I would not have,
you take Peruna unless it was really
helping you. But it has rescued so
many cases of kidney disease that I
am quite confident you will find it ,
exactly suited to your case.
Kidney disease begins with catarrh ;
of the kidneys. Peruna is a catarrh
remedy. Unless the destruction of the
kidneys is already too great Peruna
relieves the catarrh and the cause of
the kidney disease Is removed.
I shall anxiously await a report of
your case. Remember, all letters are '
sacredly confidential. I never use any
one's name or address without his
written consent. My, correspondence is
Peruna is for sale at all drug stores.
SPECIAL NOTICE Many persons are
making inquiries for the oldtime
Peruna. To such would say, this
formula Is now put out under the name
of K A -TAR-NO, manufactured by
KA-TAR-NO Company, Columbus, Ohio.
Write them and they wjll be pleased to
Efna you a iree pooniet.
states rights, and where they mean National
rights we are for National rights. We are
for the people's rights in every- case. We
propose to establish In' continuous indus
tries where they labor seven days a week
ana 74 hours a day.' we propose to establish
by law that there shall be one day's rest in
seven and that. Inasmuch as In those in
dustries there must be either two 12-hour
shifts a day or three eight-hour shifts a
In those Industries we will establish by
law an eight-hour day for labor. We pro
pose to provide for the safeguarding- of
dangerous machinery, for a workman's com
pensation act and for all similar types of
legislation; and, friends. In doing this we
are acting not merely in the interests of
the wage-worker, but we are acting In the
Interest of all of us, for our assumption is
that this country won't be a good place, for
anyone to live in unless we make It a pretty
good place for everyone. Friends, in these
reforms we are asking that the lead be
taKen not primaruy by the men and women
no are most to benefit from them and
above all in no spirit of hatred, of sullen
anger and revenge, but that the lead should
be taken by the men and women who have
no immediate personal concern, but who
have it borne in on them that they cannot
see their less fortunate brothers and sisters
beaten down In the stress of modern Indus
trial life. I ask for the leadership of the
man to whom much has been given that
thhey may themselves freely, as a matter
of justice and duty, take Initiative in right
ing the wrongs of thehir brethren to whom
less has been given.
MlUeninm Hot Promised.
My plea is for a disinterested leadership.
My plea Is for the recognition by each of
us that the other Is Indeed his brother and
that none of us has done his duty if he
hasn't striven to make the condition of his
neighbor a little bit better off. Now,
friends, I am not asking thhe impossible
and I am not promising the impossible. -1
am not promising thhe millenlum. You men
of the Clvit War didn't bring the millenlum
before your victory, but you saved the Union
and you abolished slavery. .You rendered
one of the greatest services to humanity
ever rendered by men of any generation and
you left the ground cleared of the party's
wrong so that here your children could act
with unhampered hands to grapple, with
the wrongs that arise in our day. Now
that Is all that I expect that we, can do if
successful. We won't bring the millenlum
or anything like it.
We can do away with the mass of exist
ing wrongs and we can clear the way for a
better and truer life for our children not
to stagger under the accumulated burden
of wrongs that their fathers permitted to
exist, but grapple with the wrongs that
arise In their day with the same spirit with
which we will have to grapple with the
wrongs of our day. That is all I am prom
ising. "Discontent Not Preached."
Friends, our opponents have said that I
go about the country preaching discontent
and class hatred. I have never In my life
preached hatred of any class except the
class of crooks, and I have never preached
discontent with anything except that which
was wrong. My experience has been that
the same qualities which make a good big
man make a good little man, and vice
versa. I don't adenire a little crook any
more than I admire a big crook. It Is
merely that the big crooks are more dan
gerous, but both ore equally bad. My ex
perience has been that any man who
preaches hatred, envy and jealousy, any
man who tries to arouse the wicked and ill
feelings toward those who are better off
Is just the kind of a man who would op
press those who are less well off.
HOTEL RECEPTION BRIEF
COLOXEXj greets committee
men AND MANX CITIZENS.
J. G. Mack & Co.
Fifth and Stark
J. G. Mack & Co.
This Week Ends the Special Sale
of Odd Furniture Pieces for the
Bedroom and Dining-Room
Buyers of dependable furniture never knew
such an opportunity as this. A few two
piece and three-piece Bedroom Suites are
Odd Dressers and
I Q fin for 24 Mahog-
I Q Rfl for 2g Mahog-
OR fin for 136 Mahog
UiUU any Dresser.
OR ftfl for 35 Princess
CK flfl for 30 Circas
OJiUU slan Walnut
Dresser, Colonial Del-sign.
CC nnfor 80 'ahog
DUiUU any Dresser.
Sheraton design. Inlaid
7ft flfl for Mahog
I UiUU any Dresser.
Q7 Cfl for $135 Ma:.oR
3li9U any Dresser,
OCO flftor315 hand
3XiUU some Coloni
al Dresser in mahog
any, one of Berkey &
Gay's finest pieces.
THIS MOO FI.VE MAHOGANY DRESS- 7Q
ER NOW PRICED AT. I O
for a $38.00 Mahogany Chif
fonier. for a $46.00 Chiffonier of quarter
sawed golden oak.
for a $50.00 Mahogany, Chif
fonier. for a $42.00 Mahogany Chif
fonier. for a $65.00 Walnut Chif
fonier. for a $50.00 Walnut Chif
fonier. for an $80.00 Mahogany Chif
fonier. for a $160.00 Walnut Chiffonier a
large piece of Colonial design.
$15 00 b d. 25' F u 11 Slze Mhog.ny
tOO 0( tor a $65.00 Walnut Bed with can
OuJiUll panels, three-quarter size.
$39 75 Bda 52'60 Full-Slze Mahogany
tl9R flfl or ft 160 Mahogany Bed, Sheraton
In Bedroom Suites
for a $183.50 Bedroom Suite of three
pieces Dresser. Chiffonier. Dressing
Table. In mahogany: Colonial,
for two pieces mahogany Dresser
and Chiffonier regular price $330.
for a $286 Mahogany Bedroom Suite
of three pieces Bed, Chiffonier,
Dressing Table. Four - post Colonial
for a $360 Mahogany Bedroom Suite
of three pieces Dresser, Dressing
Table and Cheval Mirror,
for a $510 Massive Colonial Bedroom
Suite of three pieces Bed. Dresser
and Chiffonier; In mahogany.
In Cheval Mirrors
and Dressing Tables
for a $25 Cheval Mirror in ivory
for a $42.60 Cheval Mirror in ivory
for a $55 Mahogany Dressing
for a $70 Fine Dressing Table in
ivory enamel finish, with triple
mirror. Made by Berkey & Gay.
for a $75 Mahogany Dressing Table,
for a $110 Mahogany Dressing
Table, Sheraton, inlaid design.
THIS IISS.no MAHOGANY BUFFET NOW
In Various Odd- Pieces for the Dining-Room
for a $30 China Cab
inet in Ei
I 0 7C
Olilil J inet in Early Eng'
O0 fin for a $40 China Cab
inet In fumed oak.
for a $68 China Cab
inet in golden oak.
000 Cn for a $50 China Cab
$Ul.9U inet in. fumed oak. '
for a $65 China Cab
inet in fumed oak.
for a $150 China
Cabinet In old oak.
f o r a $180 China
Cabinet in old oak.
for a $25 Serving
Table in early Eng
for a $30 Serving
Table in mahogany.
Of! nfl fr a 38 Serving
v&uivw Table In mahogany.
for a $35 Serving:
Table In old oak.
for a 950 Serving
Table in mahogany,
for a $75 Serving1
Table In Circassian
for a $85 Serving
Table in mahogany.
small part of the vote given' President
Taft in the April election, figuring
that this same proportion will prevail
among those voters who failed to take
oart in the primary election Dut win
vote in November. I am fully satisfied
Roosevelt will have a clear majority ot
the total vote.
Reports from Bull Moose leaders
throughout the state are generally of
the most encouraging nature. rom
only two counties have we received
discouraging reports. We rind tnat
Roosevelt is strong, especially with
the farmers. In the cities and. among
business men, however, he will not
run so well. But we can only feel op
timistic over the outlook."
Promptly at 11:30 o'clock, with a
score of people waiting in the recep
tion line to meet him, Roosevelt re
tired to his room and enjoyed a short
sleep before departing at noon for the
Rodsevelt Shows Appreciation of
Protection AffordJed Him.
Colonel RooBevelt showed keen ap
preciatlon of the manner in which Cap
tain Moore and the entire police force
handled the crowds and afforded him
protection on the streets of the city
yesterday. Before leaving for La
Grande, he shook hands with Captain
Moore, Sergeant Crate, commanding the
mounted squad, and with each mounted
State Chairman of Bull Moose Party
- Assures Roosevelt He Will
; Win in Oregon.
Following a conference of two hours
in which the conditions throughout the
state were discussed, after breakfast at
the Oregon Hotel yesterday morning,
the county committeemen of the Pro
gressive party from many counties of
he state were escorted by National
Committeeman Coe and George 'Arthur
Brown, chairman of the state organi
zation, to the rooms occupied by Colo
nel Roosevelt, where the leader greeted
each member with a hearty handshake.
Many citizens fell in line behind the
committeemen and took part in the
general handshaking, which did not
last to exceed half an hour. In that
length of time Roosevelt met between
250 and 300 people. This was the ex
tent of the general reception an
nounced for the hotel at 11 o'clock.
Mr. Brown, as state chairman of the
new party, assured Roosevelt that he
would carry Oregon in November. This
prediction, explained Mr. Brown, was
based on the vote cast in the primary
election and the fact that Roosevelt
would gain largely from the La Fol-
lette strength as shown- in that elec
"Roosevelt is assured of a safe ma
jority in this state' said Mr. Brown.
I base this prediction on reports we
have received from nearly every coun
ty in the state. The ex-President will
receive the full vote given him in the
primary election and in November will
poll 70 per cent of the primary vote
received by La Follette and also a
With Eczema. Watery Blisters.
- Disfigured and Sore. Could Not
Put Them in Water, Cuticura
Soap and Ointment Cured.
St. Clair, Mo. "My trouble began about
fifteen years ago. It waa what some claimed
The form the disease worked under
was a breaking out with
watery blisters on zny
hands which would- then
dry and scale, and then
would follow the trouble
of cracking and bleeding,
also itching and hurting.
My hands were disfigured
at the time, and sore.
The trouble waa very
annoying, and disturbed my sleep. This
last February it was ever so much worse
than before. I did not do all my work on
account of the oondiUon1 of my hands. I
could not put them in water without mak
ing them worse. I tried a lot of home
remedies, also salves and liniments that
claimed to be a cure for the trouble, but
I did not obtain a cure.
"At last I saw the advertisement for
Cuticura Soap and Ointment. I sent for
a sample. I thought they would cure, so
I sent for a fifty-cent box of Cuticura
Ointment and soma Cuticura Soap, A
doctor advised me to keep ahead with the
Cuticura Soap and Ointment and they cured
me completely. No trace of the trouble
remains." (Signed) Mrs. Mary Taylor.
Mar. 29. 1912.
Cuticura Soap and Cuticura Ointment are
sold throughout the world. Liberal sample of
each mailed free, with 33-p. Skin Book. Ad
dress postnard "Cuticura, Dept-T. Boston."
a-Tendecf&oad men should use Cuticura j
Soap Shaving Stick, aec Sample tree.. " j
man accompanying him to the depot and
thanked the department for its effi
cient work of the day. He wanted each
member of the force to receive his
-The police provided protection only
on the streets, as Secret Service Agent
Connell, Deputy Sheriff Hunter and
Colonel Cecil Lyon, of Texas, acted as
his personal bodyguard at the hotel and
other places where he appeared. Mr.
Connell was a guard to the Colonel
when he was President.
The Colonel also had a hearty hand
shake and word of thanks for each
member of the guard of honor from
Qcout Young Camp, Spanish War Vet
erans. They called upon him at his
suite in the ' Oregon and also accom
panied him to the depot, as well as
escorting him about the city throughout
A remarkable record of longevity Is to
be found In some of the rural parishes of
France. In the village of St. Thomas de
la FUche there have been only 14 parish
priests In 300 years, the 14th being still
In possession. The parish of St. Germain
du Val. In Paris, has had only three pas
tors In 100 years, while that of Glvry en
Arironne has had but Ave In 130 years.
If he drinks, have a talk with him.
Tell him to take three daya off and
undergo the treatment that will make
a man of him and give him Self-Mas-tery
once more. You knew he must
quit drink or you will have to dis
charge him, and that is a hard thing
for you both. Get a copy of our "Three
Days,9 a business man's true story. It
Is free. Let us prove to you that the
can be overcome by the NEAL 3-DAY
TREATMENT, No hypodermics used.
Results absolutely certain. Call upon,
address or phone The Neat Institute, 354
Hall St., Portland, Or. I'hoae Marshall
Fall Suit Today
-for Fall are handsome in
fabric and model. You will
find it a pleasure to select
your suit here, where gar
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only are shownv
S20 to $SO
273-275 Morrison at Fourth