C AUCAS...A. H H VOL. XXX. RALEIGH, INJ. C, No. 3C. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 1012. : , , k EDITORIAL BRIEFS hat tn the ring? iVovier if the Democrat have from Maine? st.-am roller at the Charlotte a III. 1. . 1 Co ion jooKea iikc it was maae iron. Tv ,. n-sult of Tuesday's election in ! ' .tows that the tide is swiftly1 urr.ir' aaiuBt i - . - .. I r, I fc n m-mrx v j. . I It appears that some politicians tell the difference between a band wagon and a hearse. It doesn't seem that there is any crrssity for holding a second Post- Convention this year. If the trusts haven't the Democrat ic party in this State, then the Demo crats should reverse the sign board. Some of the advisors of the so-called Taft convention preferred the toot of the steam roller to one State tick et. It does look like Kltchin might bust one trust just to show that his platform is not made merely to get in on. Those who operated the steam roll er at the Charlotte convention will find that it is easier to tear tear down than to build up. Since South Carolina has endorsed Cole Blease for Governor, it is prac tically conceded that Woodrow Wil son will carry the State also. Governor Wilson says if the Pro gressives elect their ticket they can't carry out their platform. That state ment sounds funny, coming from a Imocrat. Governor Wilson is now engaged a a bitter row with party leaders In .Yew Jersey, and the Indications are that Colonel Roosevelt wii carry Wil Bon's home State. If Simmons is still a poor man, doesn't it look like he would want to retire from the Senate so he would not have to work for the paltry sum of $7,500 a year? The News and Observer is offering advice to the Progressive Republicans as to what they should do. Another case of where you should beware of the Greeks bearing gifts. The Democratic State Committee will have another meeting September 19th to discuss what is a Democrat. That question out of the way, they may solve how old is Ann. All the Democratic "lame ducks" taTe been put on Wilson's advisory committee, and the prospects are that Wilson will be limping with them when the campaign Is over. Governor Kitchin's campaign man ager says the last Democratic State Convention was "packed." It is shock ing to even think Democrats would "pack" a convention. Hon. William J. Bryan's paper says it is a mystery to the outside world a State like North Carolina has tolerated Simmons so long. And it i3 even a mystery to many who live to the State. If the North Carolina Democrats are sincerely in favor of prohibition, then it is hard to understand how ey can vote for Wilson and Mar snail. And if they are not for prohi bition how can they vote for Craig for Governor? It cost the Democratic nominee for Governor in Georgia more to get the nomination than the office will pay. II this man isn't owned by the trusts, hy should he pay more for a nomi nation than he will receive from the government during his term of office? Speaking of the Senatorial fight in the Democratic camp, Kitchin's man ner says paid newspaper articles are being used to hide the real issues of the campaign. Nothing new about tbat, tor it is an old Democratic trick to muddy the waters ana hide the eal Issues in every campaign in this State. TAFT LOSES KANSAS ELECTORS. Judge Sanborn Denle In unction Aked to Prohibit Roosevelt Elect on From Being on Republican Ticket. Topeka, Kan., Sept. 6 The Roose velt Presidential elector won anoth er round in the legal battle to get them off the Republican ticket In Kansas today. Judge W. H. Sanborn, of the Uni- ted States Circuit Court of Appeals, denied the injunction asked by the dacv to Drohibit the name of the eight Roosevelt electors being placed on the Republican ballot In the gen eral election in November. The case was argued Monday in Denver andj the written decision of Judge San born was received here late today. The case was brought three weeks ago. D. R. Hite, attorney for the! Taft followers, went to Red Oak, Iowa, and obtained a temporary re straining order. MAYOR GAYNOR POOR WITNESS. Refuses to Testify Against Police in the Rosenthal Case. A New York Dispatch of Tuesday says: For more than two hours this af ternoon Wm. J. Gaynor, mayor of New York city, sat in a witness chair at the city hail, and evaded with pic turesque retort the attempts of counsel for an aldermanic commit tee to learn his views on the police situation brought to a head by the murder of the gambler, Herman Rosenthal. Three times he threatened to leave the stand because he considered the questions irrelevant; twice he de nounced the hearing as a scandal mongering excursion and often throughout his testimony he repeat ed the attempts to "scandalize" him would be in vain, for he said he had lived in the city too long and had begun his efforts to purify govern ment long before Emory R. Buckner, counsel for the committee, was born. At no time during his examination would he admit that the police de partment was inefficient. A few days ago it was announced that Mayor Gaynor would not testi fy against the police department but on the other hand' had denounced some of the aldermen, who were de manding an investigation in the Ros enthal murder case, as grafters. The mayor's attitude places him in a very poor light before the public. The Farm Improvement Department of the Southern. Atlanta, Ga., Sept. 7. The Farm Improvement Department, wThich the Southern Railway has decided to es tablish, was organized yesterday at the Piedmont Hotel at a meeting of the thirty men who will make up this department. The purpose of this de partment as stated by President Fin- ley is to help the farmers of the Southeast to increase their yields per acre and its field agents will work personally with farmers, urging the adoption of approved methods of cul ture and giving them the benefit of expert advice. This department grew out of the work undertaken by the Southern and allied lines two" years ago in the territory threatened by the boll wevil in Alabama and Mississippi. It was found that in aiding the farmers to f fight the boll weevil, greatly increas ed yields per acre were secured and so successful was the result consid ered that President Finley decided to l extend the work of the entire terri tory covered by the Southern Rail way, the Georgia Southern and Flor ida Railway, the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, the Alabama Great South ern Railroad, the Cincinnati, New Orleans and Texas Pacific Railway and the smaller lines which make up the Southern system. The field agents of this department will work! personally with farmers to whom their services are without cost of any kind. In carrying on its work, the Southern's department will co-oper ate closely with the United States Department of Agriculture, the var ious State agricultural departments and agricultural colleges. Headquar ters in North Carolina will be estab lished at Asheville and Greensboro. WILL JOIN ROOSEVELT. Commissioner of Indian Affairs Sends His Resignation to Interior Depart ment. Washington, Sept 10. Robert G. Valentine, commissioner of Indian af fairs, today sent his resignation to the Interior Department to become effective at the discretion of Secre tary Fisher, now in Hawaii. Mr. Valentine will join the Progressive party. ' In a public statement explaining his resignation, Mr. Valentine re ferred to his desire to work in the Progressive party as his only wish for quitting office. r.HNNESOTANS CH 1 Roosevelt Enthusiasm Reach ed its High Pitch at Saint Paul and Minneapolis DITS WILSON A!10 THE dosses Say Taggart, Sol U van and Murphy j Nominated the Governor Seventy Thousand Minneotan Acclaim Rooweveit as He Shows Up the! iKe r.veryDouy wanted to see and Hear the Colonel Traffic on the Principal Streets Was Blocked During His Stay in St. Paul In dications Are That He Will Get State's Electoral Vote. By Angus McSween, In Philadelphia North American. St. Paul, Minn., Sept. 5. Roose velt enthusiasm in the Northwest nev er reached so high a pitch as in St. Paul and Minneapolis to-day. Not even when Colonel Roosevelt visited the cities as President of the United States and again two years ago, when he came here after his re turn from Africa, were there such demonstrations. St. Paul was alive with enthusiasm at 7 o'clock this morning, and thou sands had assembled about the rail road station when the Rosoevelt train arrived. From then until his depart ure to-night every street along which he passed and the spaces around the hotels where he stopped to rest and to get something to eat were lit erally jammed with people. Sixty or seventy thousand persons assembled at the fair grounds, where he made his principal address, and when he left the fair grounds and was taken by auto to Minneapolis, a great concourse thronged the streets and thousands marched beside his car cheering him, and so filling the streets that no traffic was possible un til the Roosevelt party had passed. WU1 Vote For Him, Too. These cheering thousands in the two Minnesota cities made it very obvious that they felt keen personal enjoyment in having Colonel Roose velt with him. They wanted to see him and be near him, and they wanted to hear him, and those who failed to hear him becauseit was impossible that his voice or that of any other man could reach to the full extent of the crowds, were bitterly disappointed. "Does this mean the same people will vote for him?" a bystander was asked. "Will they vote for him " he re peated. "Just give them a chance!" The crowds in the two cities were not made up solely from the people of the cities. They had assembled from all over the State; but there was no question that the Roosevelt popularity in the cities was little less than it is in the rural sections. For the windows of all the buildings fronting upon the streets through which he passed were crowded with cheering men and women. uoionei Kooseveit s speech was rather a compendium of what he has said heretofore than a new address. Explains the Diff erenoes. Most of it was devoted to that care ful and earnest discussion of the Pro gressive party principles, and a clear explanation of the differences in the purposes of the progressives from those of the two old parties. He criticised the Democratic party as a boss-controlled organization and discussed with force Governor Wil son's utterances upon the tariff and other questions. The Republican party stands, he said, solely for a tariff for the bene fit of special privilege. The Demo cratic party stands for a tariff for destruction. Some Comments. "He will get two out of every three votes," said Hugh Halbert, Chairman of the Progressive Committee of fifty. "I was for Taft in the primaries," said H. F. Brown, a millionaire lum berman who far fifty years has been fa prominent citizen of the State, and who participated in large financial affairs, "now I am for Roosevelt. Nothing on earth can stop him." "I'd like to wire Taft, 'Gee, you ought to see the crowds!" exclaimed Cecil Lyon, of Texas, who is accom panying the Roosevelt party. "We're with you, Teddy! We want you!" "We'll put you back In the White House!" were some of the cries dis tinguished above the uproar, as Roosevelt was speaking at the fair grounds. 'Nominated by Bosses.' "The nomination of Woodrow Wil son at the Baltimore Convention was assailed by Roosevelt as the work of the Democratic bosses, in the fair ground address. In his campaign for the Republican nomination, Col- oaci sata use to. wereiri'nftt i nirrirm ftAntf dethroned on after another in State in which there were direct Presldta tial primaries. "We beat Fraaklla Murphy la New Jersey, Senator Penrose la Pennsyl vaala and Senator Lo tinier in Illi nois! he said, "but no Democratic boss was beaten la his own State. "Ia aoit of the Democratic pri maries the vote had been against Mr. Wilson. In most cases they were tarried by Mr. Clark. In no case la the primary vote was a Dem ocratic boss beaten la his own State. The bc-Rse of the Democratic party were enthroned in power by the re sult of the Baltimore Convention. The fundamental difference between the Democratic and the Republicaa bosses was that the Republicaa bosses knew that our triumph la the Chicago Convention meant their death-knell, and la the Baltimore Convention it was the bosses themselves who ar ranged the outcome, because it per petuated their rule. HAIXES!S FOR ROOSEVELT. 1 Governor and His Friends Will Work for Progressive Electoral Ticket. Tacoma, Washington, Sept. 10. Theodore Roosevelt, who completed his journey across the continent to day when he crossed the Cascade mountains and arrived at Puget Sound, expressed elation tonight at the final returns from the Maine elec tion. Re said it was a victory for the Progressives. "We named for Governor of Maine the man the Pro gressives wanted," the Colonel de clared. "He wrote to me that he hoped we would not make a fight against him, that he was for me and that he would come out for us after the election. I have just received word that he carried the State and that in accordance with his promise he had come out for the Progressive national ticket." Secretary Hilles Wants to Purge Na tional Committee Some More. A New York dispatch under date of September 10 says: A meeting of the Republican Na tional Committee to consider charges of dl8lyiilty to the Taft cause which developed against certain members of the committee has been called for Wednesday, September 18, at noon in this city. Chairman Hilles, who issued the call today, said: "I have called the meeting for the purpose of taking up charges which have been made against several members of the com mittee who are alleged to be disloyal to Republican principles embodied In the Chicago platform and to the Re publican national ticket." Mr. Hilles declined to give the names of the national committeemen who have been charged with' disloy alty. Million and a Half Pounds of Tobac co Sold at Kinston in Two Weeks. A special from Kinston to Satur day's News and Observer says: During the month of August the Kinston tobacco market sold just a few hundred pounds less than 1,500,- 000 pounds of tobacco. The market opened on the 15th, hence this amount was sold In two weks. The average price paid was thirteen cents, making a total of about $195,000 paid out for the staple In the fort night. The offerings for that month, of course, was principally first grade primings and the average of thirteen cents for this grade was the highest ever paid on the local market. On Monday of this wek was the record sales, with one exception, since the establishment of the Kinston market was made, when 175,000 pouads wers taken ever by the buyers. The Taft Steam Roller at Charlotte. Charlotte Observer. As to the action of the Republican State Executive Committee In purg ing the delegations from the various counties, the Roosevelt followers point out the fact that the Executive Committee threw out the entire Har nett delegation, although there was no contest; and the Moore County bunch suffered the same fate under' similar conditions. Only two were seated from Rutherford, these being Taft men. In Scotland there was a contest but the committee without hearing any evidence ascertained which were Taft and which were Roosevelt men, and seated the Taft followers. The irony of fate was il lustrated in the case of the Wilkes delegates. Thirty-four husky fellows presented themselves, thirty-two for Roosevelt and two for Taft. The two latter, say the Rooseveltians, were elected merely by the courtesy of some Roosevelt men. The two were admitted and the thirty-two turned out. They did not take to this at an kindly and informed the committee that they were born in Wilkes and had a right to represent It. lUGiiL HiM t LCIM 1 LidlUtll Russia, and England Joined Other Countries to Whip Bonaparte, But Only Par tially Succeeded A WOULD mil IDEATES! D ! tie greater fiMr. Marslal Three f.rrmt llattle at licidlA0--A ermlj No 4o9m h0 4,4 Fatal Knr in the Caxnrtai latoi' an oa!4 do. lilt U . . ! ltu4 Some Account of the Fa I mou llecrrat From Mcmmtow to Pari Ikaapart techroaeS aad Placed ia Priston -IIU Uarap aad Retnrn to Paris aa Oration. Btlkinsvllle. N. C. Sept. . 1512. Correspondence of The Caucasian -Enterprise. In 1812, after much discussion. England an' Russia made aa agree ment to oppose the continental sys tem or Nspoleoa Bonaparte, who wuz awlready Emperor of France, Italy, and Austria, though his power la Italy an' Austria wui not yet ab solute. But Napoleon didn't pay much attention. He knew that each country had a grudge against htm. On the 29th ov May Napoleon left Dresden to Join his amy la Eastern Prussia, while the archbishop ov Mechlin appeared az hlz ambassador at Warsaw, where the re-establlah- ment ov the Kingdom ov Poland wuz proclaimed six days after Napoleon had announced the opening ov the second Polish war. Leadln the sol diers ov France Napoleon now snter- ed Russia, but no longer az a friend to that country. The Russian soldiers retreated to central Russia an' be yond, that bein a favorite game when Russia wuz at war. Less than fifteen years ago, when Russia an' Ja pan had that little misunderstand in', the Russians advanced south awl most to Port Arthur, the great forti fication situated upon the disputed territory, she then controlled the fnr Tilt ronnlrw1 ntrl rtv (ha vim ; I" I; r an nrpv rv lanan fr rant nra f ha tn ,rvrvi ul tjm-.i- V. ' ATk compelled to retreat through fort an cripple the Russian navy, but . , , . . , ... . . - . . ' . t Thurlngla to the banks ov the Rhine. she did both, an finally destroyed the ,At. rt . . . , . f n U 00. On the 20th ov October he foagbt a otst ov the Russian navy. The Rus- . . ... . ... lan, thCn Ko.,n o rafri, .J1 bltl HMail. By this time 7. ' " ' lure the Japanese army three or four thousand ov miles into the heart ov Russia, az she did Napoleon in 1812 an' wear them out by indirect war. But the Japs knew the Russian game uj ucait a.u uiuu k iuic, uciu ivvi i quick for Russia at her own game, they lured Russia by some ov the rolL v8Lhemf8' by 1OW,n!yoke an' Joined la the fray. This weakness. When they finally got Russia far enough from her base ov supplies Japan wuz no longer a weak ling. The Russians are not cowards but they move slowly. Hit developed ( that the Japs could go around the; Russians two or three times while j the slow Russian wuz tryin' to make up hiz mind. With but one railroad, badly managed, the Russians could not get men an' supplies quick enough. Japan could, an' that caused Russia to get caught in her own trap. Napoleon wuz a great fiter, great In strategy: But he wuz a long distance from home. In 1812 he didn't have fast ships, an' If he had been blessed with that advant age, they could not have traversed the frozen hills an' mountains ov Russia. But he went after them. At Smolensk the Russians stood an' there wuz a great battle. The French won hit. The Russian general, Bar clay de Tolly, fired the town an' re treated. On September 5th the Rus sians made another stand , at Boro dino. Napoleon had 120,000 men, the Russians probably more. Az usual, when Napoleon had real fitln to do, he made a speech to his men. In reality three separate battles were fought at Borodino; bloody ones, too. Napoleon finally won. But he had lost eight generals an' had many men killed an wounded. When the news reached Moscow that the French had whipped, Kutusoff, the Russian com mander, gave up awl hope ov defend in' the city an' retreated at once. No- poleon couldn't resist the temptation j to go on an take charge ov the city.' Awl or the soldiers gone, the inhall-j tants awlso fled. The French soon reached Moscow. They found that! everything valuable an' easily moved had been taken, but little food stuff was in site. But the French mite hev fared well for a time but for a great disaster, probably brought about by the Russians the city caught on fire In several sections an' the fire wuz soon beyond control, though Napoleon an' hlz soldiers tried every means to control an' stop the flames. This rather unexpected dis aster proved to be the undoing ov Napoleon. With the city in ashes the French leader seemed to give up awl hope ov further success In Russia. Then he began a retreat which took away awl ov the credit ho mite her had for the headway he had made. The winter had set in with unusual severity aa' hit wuz impossible for an army to move la any" direction ertrt at a great to... ltl tw&s l4 4 for Part Csf$aa4ie tie 4 1 as tar adr wfckl topti wt t&tt4 to retreat, tl tt&4 psr4 ttl a vtsa a nrr I t!3 lf4?y fee glvea tS-rta ft4U j far. Tl Ftsc & ttau its!!y trtr4 tt r4 s J there tst but tttllm Uft U tie sy iO food tn5 ter tsea m ?4 fr ) lor, the weatler was frft If I tils tS&s. at nuu itff ca- lrml!y are. To protect lie rest o lis amy. Xspciooa pt44 epoa (Ga-erefy- tlst Just jrvnf n a after tie rear or t& casta amy 14 croee4 a cnal& bridge, etery msa la tie rear ganS wui slot dowa ewept Geaerml Ney, an that he stood lis gro&4 atoae for some miautes, csl&g the runt ov Its fallen comrade to repel tie pur sut&g RussUa rossacks. Oeetrsl Ney wut a real soldier, hardly eco&4 to the best or the world s grest military ofScers. But Nspoleoa did aot wast any time. He rapidly recruited 111 de morallted bat faithful amy aa' by the next April he was resdr to &t0 the Prussian amy which had madeaa assault duiia hlz period ov weak ness. But Prussia wuz aot satisfied, aa soon fomed aa alllaac wtll the Czar ov Rusla. Bat the combined armies ov Russia aad Prussia wer whipped by Nspoleoa aa' th to t powers asked for aa amlstic for tea f weeks. At the ead ov that time both countries were ready for a renewal ov hostilities. Nspoleoa may her been surprised, for he doubtless thought they had eaough. He had formed aa Alliance with Denmark tn the draft time, but hit soon became apparent that Russia had made similar sr raagemeats with Austria. Sweden aa' Prussia, awl ov which countries had suffered at the hands ov France. But Napoleon continued on the warpath, aa' won victories at Dresden. Lowen burg an' Silesia. But the combined armies soon proved too much for France aa' Denmark. Napoleon suf fered defeats at Qrossberen. Kati bah, Nolendorf. Denewltz. an Wit tenburg. He then concentrated hlz available forces at Lelpsic aa fought a three-day battle an' wuz defeated : i Bavaria had joined the allies who were against France an the fresh troops made hit still hotter for the Preach, aa' they crossed the Rhine. Several divisions or the French were forced to retreat Into Holland an' i r w t i ueigium. ioe I'russian uenersi. iiu- low, advanced into the Netherlands caused England to take a hand. The Prince ov Orange came from Eng land an' took charge ov the Nether lands. Wellington, the great Eng lish fighter, soon followed with a strong force to line up against France. To line up against Russia, Sweden. Austria, an Prussia wux enough for even game France. But to fight England an' Bavaria In addi tion at the same time wuz more than enough for France an' Denmark. He now retired between the Loire an' the Maine. About this time Bulow ap peared with a large recruiting force an' Napoleon wuz forced to retire to ward Paris. The French capital sur rendered on the 31st ov March. The Czar ov Russia in the name ov awl the allies declared that they would not negotiate with Napoleon Bonaparte nor any ov hlz family; that they would not recognize any as French territory except the original limits ov France, etc.. an' Invited the French Senate to establish a provis ional government, which, ov course, must leave Napoleon out ov hlz job. The Senate acted, there bein' aothia' else to do, an' Talleyrand aa' four other men were selected to take charge ov the goverameat. They de clared the throne or France had beea forfeited. Louis the 18th wuz re called to the throne. Ia the mean time Napoleon had resigned the throne unconditionally. The allies gave Napoleon the island of Elba to be hlz home, hlz property. But h wuz to Jive there virtually a prisoner though the fact that the small island wuz given wuz simply a mild way to send him to prison, for the rulers or the victorious countries knew that no ordinary prison would hold Bona parte he had too many friends. Aa no prison did hold hits, for, on the 1st or March, 1815, Napoleon appear ed at Cannes, a small town on the French coast, ha via gotten away from hlz prison home on the island ov Elba after a stay ov about a year. The first man he met after landing proved to be an old soldier, one ov hlz loyal troops. He recognized his old commander fell upon his neck with expressions or Joy. 'What are you going to do now?" asked the old soldier. "Raiie an army, conquer ray enemies in France an elsewhere, and resume my seat as ruler of France, said Napoleon. "I will be the army," said the old soldier, an' hid is said that the great fighter actually wept (Continued on pass 5.)

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