Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois on October 3, 1928 · Page 6
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Sterling Standard from Sterling, Illinois · Page 6

Sterling, Illinois
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Wednesday, October 3, 1928
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Orf ttan sn « !hs* ftmfif of th •" f wa.rrt fry th JwJf fold., or ' *. in of J*mt5f|r>riti»! nomi t.h« flirt.*: r^Tir r*f«*r*rtdft irh» Jw> put fomird th? M*(» ihftf n ma jority f»f r<eopl*> p«?hlbltton, tht rff*?t¥ftdft in New York" and wi»rc ignored hv th* drrs tfcpy meant nothing. "If «>TPry mani Tvnrmui and !>1 Illinois ami Nf*- yorfc j^, vr ,! e ,,j *FPS* on thr>«f> fuUlp irfrrrnds ih«*rc wtifd havf- be^n no rrdirn to be« aftrt light uinfs. "On the othrr hand. whllr liltno! *THl New York TVPJT frying xvith uwless question on thr hn))ot< 1hr s»*t* of Mlwmri having n ! fgA j' » n( binding rrfrmsdum on thr ballot th«> Inrtrr-t dry majority fv<rr to UIR? . *. rlrcted dirrcfly by thr people. hns n Ifuirrr nnd Inrptr dry majority at r.ich election" TOOMBS INDICTED BY THE GRAND JUEY SI !. Louis. Oft, 3-f A.P.I _ The Post-Dispatch .said it h«s learned i'l" R ?y C.Toomta. former prl?- dent of the Internntional Life j n . wiranw Co.. who has not » th t,« Russln ' wrrc the June grond jury here rcnort«l last Satu/dav bv Toonibs CHRIST CONVENED « «pm ,„ , .n ock one »itm«* !* th« jury JUNK Oct. 3_..)~ »M of Kin* Alfonw of , iht- frp«t rhatnftion of the Prml *<* hril "* nt »«*wniw» P«r»rtc aniJ, attired Stk? .-. plain f |tl«n, rt<Sf.*«n few«- twwty.«rrrt«l r* p ij n r »nd hltrh his hori^ Jo the paHnjrn a^ this old print shows? One B econnl , bsi * m«r»- srrrpted acroant says Jc«Tms«n «i« perrnU % ronMrtcrahlf dHnlay a t Ih ' marching sfoot with HoMlcn *n«! citlren-, from hi« boarding home lo *hi- capital «V Uk« th" By Rodney Dwtchrr (NKA Service Writer.) Washington, Oct. 2— Anron Burr, one of history's arch-villains, came within a. hair's breadth of being chosen president Instead of Thomas Jefferson. The original Constitution's election inschinery creaked dangerously In the very first elections when it was always }>o«ible that R vice presidential candidate might lie elected president by mistake or jx>1itical trickery. In 1ROO, *ith presidential electors still vot.lnp for two men ench •the first and second men to be president and vice president respectively, Jefferson tied with Burr, his running-mate, T3 to 73. When the election was thrown into the House, Federalists tried ... as to keep Jefferson out and de- morblize his party. Before the next election, the law was changed so it couldnt happon again. Let's glaoce briefly at the issues and events leading up to that most remarkable campaign of 1800, in which Jefferson. Washington. Hamilton. Adams, Madison and many slightly less iamous men took part. Hamilton UM Real Boss. Washington died lat« In 17»9, •while strenuous efforts were being made to persuade him to become the Federalist candidate for a third terra to "save tha party." John Adams, elected IH;RR AITHOR OF FIRST "JOKER" Anron Burr, whose attempt to take the presidrncy from Thorns* Jefferson Is described in this story. WRS the Author of (hi* first legislative, joker. It was contained in n measure proponed by Burr to establish n water supply company to serve New York Cily. After the Federalist legislature had passed the bill, it discovered that, it had un- knowitiRly created a Republican bank! the aristocratic to sent Burr BO »on opening the convent ion. in 1786. retained the cabinet he inherited from Washington. IU members were primarily loyal to Alexander Hamilton, then the big boss of the Federalist*. When it came to an issue of Adams or Hamilton, these — taen — -xtoublt crossed Adams «t every turn. The advice they gave him waa Hamilton's. It took a long time for Adams to realize that, but when he did he wrecked the party. The closeness of the 1106 vote had increased the bitterness of party strife between the Jeffersonian ^Republicans then called), and tribute!" in answer to the French demand for indemnity. The Fed rralists were always thr anti French party, for revolutionist now ruled France. As war hysteria raged. Presl' dent Adams completely lost lih, balance and appeared publicly, tworded and In uniform nnd cockade, to howl at the French. Hamilton worked behind Uie scenes to promote war. He wanted to be n commander and when Wishington was placed In command of the army that was to fight France, he was named second in command by cabinet in- trSsrue. But hysteria fizzled out before the army could be half recruited. Soldiers committed excesses and the army became, as Adams Bald later, "as unpopular a ferwiouawUd bcftit let loose _ were th» aristocratic Harailtonian Federalists. In 1797 such sweet words as "assassin, atheist, anarchist and liar" were being hurled at Jefferson by opposition propagandists. In Congress a Republican member spat in Uie factor afederalist. Popular opinion, once violently pro-French and anti-British, was turned about-face by "the XYZ papers" and the country echoed Plnckney's immortal "Millions for defense, but on the nation to devour it. It wan charged that Hamilton only wanted the army to maintain a Federalist dictatorship. Heavy taxes and an 8 per cent loan to support the army incrased the JtPjy^rrirnent/s unpopularlt.vl Alien The Federalists stupidly tried to establish themselves permanently by passing the alien and sedition designed to jail party in steal the election by legislation which passed the Senate, but died in the House when John Marshal and others exposed and attacked it The stealing was to hnvc beet done by a consrrejisional commit lee pa&Alng on electors. By now the Federalist lender didn't dare reject Adams as the! candidate, .but agBln nominated Tom Plnckney of South Carolim for vice president with' Uie hop* that he would bent Adams. The! propagandists, in near despair howled louder than ever; the par ty prewt talked darkly of sccesslot and a monarchy and the clenry feverishly branded Jefferson cad day an an "atheist." 1 Jefferson Is Victorious. How they" bawled for dlvin lightning when Jefferson and Bun- won! Adams, the other of Ham llton's three pet hates, ran etch behind — 65 to Pinckney's 64. Onlj defeat of the popular will in some states by legislative trickery kep the Federalist defeat from ing far worse; the party be wa all who criticized the Power. A congressman was the first victim. Heroic editors were Imprisoned. Judicial authority was abused unbelievably. The New England clergymen and merchants were strong "supporters of the acts, but popular reaction against them was fierce. The Adams-Hamilton split came openly when Hamilton's group attempted to jam througiraT declare "through." Only the voters' "a Rhode Island. Maryland, Virginia and North Carolina were allowcc to choose their own electors. Jefferson and Burr carried the south plus New York, and an arranged majority of one from Pennsylvania Hamilton Aids Foe. With the Jefferson-Burr contest thrown into Uie House by Burr'a treacherous refusal to step aside and take the vice presidency. Federalist leaders worked to select Burr; Jefferson was too dejnocra- i!°. J°i them ' Yct Hamilton so hated Burr and his character that he declared for his great enemy Jefferson, and so probably saved him—and perhaps the governors of , U(MJUa ana Pennsylvania were ready to march Iroops on Washington in case of usurpation. The House voted for six "days taking 36 votes. ~ • — nnd Burr refused „ .._ WUI . mittments to the Federalists In exchange for election. Both Jefferson to make com- tion of failed. war against Adams fired France, two of and the Hamilton-controlled cabinet members and the party was divided. Jefferson's president to be denied re-election . The Jefferson victory came after Hamilton had persuaded James A. Bayard oL r>el- aware io vole for him, giving him a majority, whereat thi- Federalists abstained from voting on the last ballot. The long battle was over and Jefferson, with his slogan, "Equal Sights -*or All,— Special Privilege for None." was president. Burr was vice president. Adams, after packing the courts with Federalist judges, left Washington in a rage declining to attend the inaugura- American NEITHER PAETY DRY SAYS SEN. ROBINSON Wichita; Kans.. Oct. 3—(U.P.) ~ Senator Joseph T. Robinson, democratic candidate for vice-president, digressed from his prepared speech on_fann L problems here Monday night to declare. In answer to a question from someone In his audience, that "neither of the great political parties is dry." Robinson stressed the farm problems in his first speech in Uie native state of Ills republican appon- ent, Senator diaries Curtis, but it length on prohibition, the HE SIGNCD Kuya Uchida. Jap:ine:»t Min&ter. who ugni-U the peace iu>ct in Pan* lor his I'minhy. here is hhown m, he landed m New York. With hi;> .stall of six aides the count went to Washington to meet President Coolicigo before contiuu- infjhis journey buck to Japan. COAL Now is tlie time to Jill your bins. Know the com- .lort at it—the eteanliness *^-the saving of work, time aiid wioifiey. Order today, MAIN $8 Joe Rubin IU ITp* St., DON'T FORGET LAMPS We have a large stock of Edison Mazda Lamps All sizes, from 10 Watts up to 1,000. Some in colorri. Fill the house with lamps during our Special Display Week, See Our Window. BY THK CARTON Bos of <i, 10 to 40 watt, $IM. Box of 6, 50 and 60 watt, $1J$ Freeman Electric Shop . Third m. Next fa Mey . attacks of William Allen White on Qov. Smith, and the -whispering campaign." Howard N. Oeyer is able to be at his drug store again after having been confined to week by illne&s. his home for a rrn. the Sptnjsh dictator, *r« m«h- IDK the Spanish frontier. Chaws ob- w-rvcrif think t n «t Uie premitr, «ho hns Just celebrate the nflh »nnl- vcrsary of his dlctatorahlp, R my be TT- placed. Tiinrlcrs from Madrid Rirlving at M o« C ?"^ LW8 ' FranW ' **' d tllRt there lind been n renewal of »eu«. ion PRRinst the dictator during the .«?t few dny R> nlfhotiRh the country vr,K tfnnfjuiL Th«n> was srowin« disr^t . siaction with Primo m Rlv- •Tji who was charged with favoring friends or members of the union I'^notle, h is poHMc.1 party. In np- ix.infmcntfl to more Important of- BALLOT FRAUDS TO BE TAKEN UP NIXT Chicago. Oct. 33fAJP.)_Thc fifth special Rrand Jury will begin Its in" yestlRatlon of prlmarj- election vote Irauds next Monday. Chief Justice John J. Sullivan of the criminal court granted the petition Tl pro' MT liters for an October jury and orrlorcd a special venire of loo men to apfwar October 8 Frank J. Loesch, chief prosecutor. has announced that Uie new Jury will confine its work ° f may and Judge Swan- Candldate '«" slat", DECORATIVE SCEEEN. Screens mad>! from the bright chums or rrctoun^ of the cmrtaira niake a decorative bedroom addition. One is especially useful to put behind a favorite rocking chair to keep all draughts off when cliilly whiter arrives. . A PAIR OF KINGS,—Ifs seldom you we two klnsts in ors« picture, but hpre are King Alfonsn of Sp«ln and King Oiwtav of SwptScu. strolllns j«wt the royal jjalace »t etocftholm. Alfonso is the first ffWjiWj king *o visit Sweden. TWO ZEPPELINS MAY RE BUILT FOR THE U. S. NAVi' Berlin. Oct. 3~(U.P.) — Nrgotia- tlnos arc t«klng place at Akron, Ohio, for a OCTrmftn firm to con- stntct two Zeppellna for the Oood- ycur Rubber Comjiany in behalf of the United states navy, the Krcuz Zcitung said. Each Zeppelin would liavc .1 caj>siplty of 6,500.000 cubic feet and would cost $4,000,000, the newspaper added. NOHTHCOTT JUDGE — Hugh S. Cayley (above) of Vancouver, B. C.. was chosen to hear he extradition proceedings brought by the state of California for the return of Gordon Northcott. accused of the murder of boys on his arm near Los Angeles. Judge Cayey must decide if the evidence is •ufficient to warrant Northcott's re- urn for trial. We Invite Your Patronage And strive to deserve it the year 'round. Try us—note how promptly we serve ypu— and the high quality of our motor merchandise. j AUTO GREASING TIKE REPAtRlN(;^OtLtNG T ire«— Tubes^-A ccessar its Alcohol and Pretttwie Let UM in&tall a Heater in your car. Avenue G Service Station . F. (Sbriv) S&ufk End 't»i Awnm G Fire Prevention Contest This medal will be given by us for the best essay written by members of the English classes of the High Schools in StertinR and Bock IPalla. See our larger ad in this issue. Frank Stager Insurance Agency 202 Lawrence Bldg. f Some parts for all cars and all parts for some ears, D. 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