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“You do not have to guess what the Republican Party will do:
purpose of this book is indicated by its title. It is a
Text-book and is believed to contain reliable
essional Committee has sought to make the matter here
a text-book is compiled from official reports that can 'y be secured from the various Departments of the Gov::ent. Neither men nor parties can stand on their records
, but such records are the best indication of their ability, :peadiness to carry out promises.
ve following pages give a record of Republican Adminis::on of the Government and the fidelity of that party to edges. .....::::::::
JOSEPH G. CANNON, of Illinois.
H. C. LOUDENSLAGER, of New Jersey C. A. RUSSELL, of Connecticut.
W. C. LOVERING, of Massachusetts.
WILLIAM CONNELL, of Pennsylvania.
VICTOR H. METCALF, of California. E. C. BURLEIGH, of Maine.
California, V. H. Metcalf, Oakland.
North Carolina, S. Blackburn, Wilkesboro.
Republican National Committee, 1902
M. A. HANNA, CHAIRMAN, Cleveland, Ohio. P. S. HEATH, SECRETARY, Indiana.
V. W. FOSTER, Asst. TREAS., Il'inois. C. N. BLISS, TREASURER, New York
E. F. BROWN, SUB-TREAS , Illinois. GEO. N. WISWELL, SERGEANT-AT-ARMS, Wisconsin. Executive Committee, Chicago Executive Committee, New York. HENRY C. PAYNE Of Wisconsin, Vice-Chairman JOSEPH H. MANLEY of Maine. PERRY S. HEATH of Indiana, Secretary
N. B. Scott of West Virginia, RICHARD C. KERENS of Missouri,
FRED S. GIBBS of New York. GRAEME STEWART of Illinois.
FRANKLIN MURPHY of New Jersey
CORNELIUS N. BLISS of New York.
P. 0. Address
Eureka Springs and City of Mexico.
JOHN EDWARD ADDICKS, Wilmington.
Augusta and Washington, D
Danville and Washington, D C.
Hagerstown and Washington, D. C..
Concord and Washington, D. C.
FRANKLIN T. MURPHY, Nawark.
Marshall and Washington, D. C.
WALTER P. BROWNLOW, M. ., Jonesboro and Washington, D. C.
Galveston and Washington, D.L. 0. J. SALISBURY,
Salt Lake City.
Wheeling and Wash ngton, D. C.
Willis D. VANDEVANTER, Cheyenne and Washington, D. C.
REPUBLICAN TEXT-BOOK, 1902.
THE REPUBLICAN PARTY.
EMBODIES ITS PRINCIPLES IN LAW AND EXECUTES
THEM IN ADMINISTRATION. "You do not have to guess what the Republican party will do. The whole world knows its purposes. It has embodied them in law and executed them in administration."
This was William McKinley's definition of the Republican party before he was elected President. It is true to-day by reason of his Administration, which closed with the tragedy at Buffalo that put the whole world in grief for the death of one man as never before known in history.
The Republican party is to-day, as it has been for more than fifty years, the party of sturdy American principles, progressive and conservative, accomplishing what it advocates and advocating what best represents the ideals of the most progressive people in the whole world.
The Republican party has never been influenced by hysterical impulse, but has resisted that tendency in its own ranks and withstood it in the assaults of its opponents.
It had its origin not in revolutionary doctrine, but in the sober judgment of the people of the North, that compromise with slavery was no longer possible in the great territory of the West which was soon to be organized into States and have an equal part in the Union.
The first Republican President was from the West, and nearly all Republican Presidents have been from the West, not excepting the present Chief Executive, who, as the child of New York, was early adopted by the West as a cowboy and hunter to make him as typically western as any of his predecessors.
The Record of the Republican party is written in the amendments to the Constitution, substantially all the Federal statutes now in force, and the most remarkable period of progress the country has ever known.
It is written also in the commercial invasion of Europe, in Cuba, where a new flag has appeared as a testimonial to the fidelity of this party to the cause of free government, in Hawaii, and Porto Rico, as new territories, in the Philippines, where civil government