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Democrats Have Majority Over. NTwo to
One-President Scads .His
Own Message ; - -
. WASIIIXCTOX, April 7. (Special to The Advertiser)
"Willi Progressive Democracy in full .control, the
ranks of Uie Ivepublhan.s depleted and their did leaders
gone, President Wilson's special session of lite Sixty-third
Congress opened today. Bright, .sunshiny weather marked
the opening of congress awl the Capitol was crowded
for hours before the time of enlivening.
One of the features was a. parade of live hundred and
thirty-one suJI'ragcttes avIio, accompanied by, two bands,
marched to the Capitol from their
They had plenty of police protection today. In the
c'iiter of the procession was a. huge banner demanding
that congress grant equal sull'iMgo.
On ari'ival at the Capitol, lh" women Avere greeted
by a committee of congressmen and senators from the
Ptate3 where suffrage is iu force. Speeches were delivered
and afterward tli. vrou;en Aere escorted to special
seats in a gallery which had been reserved for them.
X13ARLY TWO TO ONE.
Clerk South Trimble called the house. to order. Chaplain
.Coudeu, olfeved prayer. Trjmbio directed the reading
of the President's proclamation calling IhoVspeejal
session. Then the roll Avfus answered in the order of the
Slates. , .
Jiemocram anil one hundred and'' Republican
nhd Progressive members, besides 'the1 Delegates and .Commissioners
from Alaskii, iraWiutf.PurlKico and the
and the clerk announced a quoit'im present.
XQ HITCH iX I'hofJIlAM.
The i)Vngranr of the Dcmocruti" caucus Avent through
without (lie least hindrance. Chump (Murk was re-elected
Speaker and permanent organization eil'ected with no
. TJtKSIDKXT IX PiOUSOX. -President
"Wilson appeared in person and read his
message, something which tauxed the Capitol to hum," so
long has it been sirce a Prfsirleni ii..i munn (li.w ;..,.....
mice to a comnnmuation to congress. Tie message wasi
War Department Gets News From Joio
O 0 40 0 0 O
Americans Are "Being Slaughtered
(llyl'olornl AVlruless Telegraph.)
WABIIIKGTOK, April to Tho thonsand
Ioro trifcKTica are holding tin of.Jolo.'in tVc rMHppino Islands, in
ftate of.EitB acd mjy Amsrlcan Trcopa ere bcj.ns slaughtorcd.'accordlag to
Icttcru iti the handc of tho war department,
Nothing Serloui. Sars rcrlue. '
ai.CXU.A, March 8. A otciily .General rorsti
lncriijjv tiie uuli
it. i i .. . . , . .
from .lolo. U saw uothiEtfHii the city
to riYritn !! 1innrtnnltiM n...l r.f.nblu
.m IP iianuii
HON'OLl'U'. LI W l l TKUR1TORY. TUFSDAY, APRIL 8, 1913. SI-MI Kl-'KLY.
uns thrfiks thn situatMn
tidied without illffiViiltr. Tt'
will take time to accomplish tho pur
HON. fallAMP CLARK
POWERS NEAR FALLING
WHILE ALLIES GO ON
(Tiy Fcilcrel VTIrtltsi Tlclcirrph.)
I.O.VDOX, April 7. (b?tlar to The
Advertiser) The cuncert of Kumjio ir
In dire danger uf discord ns a result pf
i.bim'u a mory jrom ra ominr 01 Iulim.oii nf tlia nrmnnt. J,t . n, .i .,'.. r . .. .... ,
rank in the B..nihe rocently rcturnel .lolo i, tho only disaffeHed pomt. con- ' "' ,",",". '" :,'
unions at tlicir worst aro not badr , , , . .
lies by 51 on-
udqii its lit-
Vrom r.hnt General I'crshlng' has ''ickupon or its '.lairn upon fitulaii.J
mill so. A sniioui ritnnti'oo confronted ' tM mo. 'J ininic t,lnt recent scarn to- Amlmssadors of tho Powers me iu al
'"" "Iu more 6r less groundless, UVost constant informal conference and
tlio tioopj under Ihe eoiiiaiid of ( vl
Swift hn'd Oeneral TrHhli.gtll ut ' '"I'B" " Reaernl, admits that
fcituntions aro always confront tIona arc "inous. IMnve heard nothing
irg mm st arms, ami to the tnliral of casualties josUltlng from recent
thn prospect of n bruh with a band of operations of th troop.''
mora or'lefs hostile Moron suggested ' Governor Torbes stated that General
nnlhlng than the better oarningt I'rhlng is under 'no restraint what-of
tho day's ration for tubmen v.ho eTi and is ailthorircd to take such
villi urag nnu colt took the licm.to in""u " ino .Moro campaign as ho
bring to .time a bolo armed tribe which thinks necessary.
5wn weakness. I i"e (Jovcrnor njll
jonci 10 aopreciaio lis icavo fnr n nir.
Later, in tho day this nccoui't of thn fonsi inooction of JTolo nnd Mindanao
Jolo situation was mora thn liorno outcxt week. He oxnicts to leavo Ma-by
oillcers at division hcadqa irter.' n U about March Iu on ono of tho
who might well bo considered ns nen'coiifct guard cutter.
to whom tho activities of tho troop! ' ...- ,
in Joio are no profound Vcret, I P.UBSIANS AITLAUD THE
The josterdavi . iminn.nnn. . i
1ncd l.K,n tho reply of General PrniV i ,1J1"1,I L'"',",',I,n1R huKe, Pan-Slavic I
ing to an ollirlal Irlqulry to the iltui if" i'0"' ?" ' pa Cd, '," '"i11? '
f ii. t,i ,i:.ui.. .-'.i:...i Sliv I"Pi nnd unchecked bv thn nu.
Vorlcs,,"and none of thera. (riv, cvi
dence of Icing r.ew or of having bin
smugglcj. Thn number of arms now-cut
annears to be inconsequential
""Of lste there ha bean an inrrr ?s
in vvnicn nas canseilii Mimo iThe vmI v-ill nrrive at
aiumi, - cu.uuiucu too uoveruor, "untioav.
tho frJure'Sfctioil of the grgat colintrioa
Dispatches from Kiel, Germany,'
tald that two German warships
lao left that port to juiu the
Combined Attack Today.
CKTTl.NMi:, April ' 7. (Special Ito
. In dtfaneo of the
iriJiidato of tho
and Servians today aro planning
a general atsault on
l'lcsh Servian artillery has been
obtaiccd through its Ilaguio r,9prru.. Aulluul biought up to tho beleaguered Turkish
tatho a ttateir.cnt from. Oqverbor, cm ,, . . ,, , ftfMro.s and; the infant this is placed,
lories regarding the1 civil government, " ' itujsla, April ,. a general rannorado is to oicn, under
n'de of the .lolo situation. (Tho lloulellegrin defianed ofvAustria's ' cover of which the Montenegrins and
Governor Forbes sii.l that tbqr haij ' Scrvitns advance
sttcMpled coorcion has aroused a ro. vyUl to sUtiiv tlic
lipnn tin nvlAnnn tt an ...y'll .1 QrtnJ In' . . ... Itv. . --
..- .. .. ....v.u w. . ....- . , raarKflmn rnMtitMti.m nn.nn 11. M n.nh . 'V
" 7 ..! I ..1. 1 a., a. T.Ra.A
M.onti'negrins generally today are ex-
losing .leiigm at -mo J.an.i
"Over flvo thousand ahns hive if? t)l0"tlas.
takoa from th Mor,M U Oovernorl
At cWhi o'cloek list night the
wlrIei ntntion reported Lein in
ucli wth tho jr,'X. S. S. I.uiline,
wbji'li.rpp rt"d be'uig QM inilm off port.
two p.m. to
ed to a llriLUh .admiral, who. peakiu2
for tho Powers, 'demnnlcil tli.ft the
sletie of Scutnii should bo abandnni'd.
'Sforcs of messages of congratulation
have been sent to King Nicholas and
to I'remlcs Tovnnovitch, who told tho
British commander of the blockading
squidrnrybeforei Antivari that Mnntc.
negro .intended to reduce nnd' occupy
(Continued on Page 1'our.)
HON. OSCAE UNDEEWOOD.
Speaker of tlio Wipe of representatives. Chairman oyways nml means eoinmiltoo
jf - t jf: ,; ;; .-; . y 4 ! H'- '
listened to in joint meeting of the house and senate. It
dealt practically altogether with the necessity for the
downward revision of the tariff, in olidience to the mandate
of the people as expressed at the pqlls last Xovemberr
4 , , ,- TAB IFF JilLL s
' The Tariff 3 5111 of the house ways and mean's committee
Avas introduced sit the first' possible moment, and,
after copies had been the members, adjournment
; . Till' FJH3E LIST.
The bill carries a long free list and includes sweeping
cuts in a large number of the schedules. On the free
list are, boots, shoes, timber, lumber, shingles, laths,
cement, wire J'encing, staples, iron ore, iron hoop bands,
steel, cotton-bagging ties, harness, saddles, leather, belting,
farm implements, sewing machines, mints, machine
tools, cut nails, cash registers, linotypes, typesetting machines,
printing presses, typewriters and road improvement
The chemical schedule free list includes borax, chalk,
JAIL WHILE HER
(Ilr Vcdcrnl U'lrelus Tf!""l 1
I1XDOX, Ajnl ". -(Special to Tlio
Home Secretary SIcKen
Advertiser) 1IUIIIL' tJV."J u.i....
Two Leading Tariff- Cutters in the House
irec sugar nnd lice wool will be introduced in the hope of.mJH &&wto$&u oirspr.ng whinTrHK
.preventing a coalition of nnd protection con- T1,'0,1""1"10 "r0?'
ul'.S!ni.ll against llu. .....ii-. bill r,.,t"1 "".rcomircB
rm ri. .i.i ...ii ..
, rimwP Nor33w: "
EE SUGAR IN 1916
Free List a Long One, While Cuts Are
Deep in Very Many of the
charcoal, copperas, cotton seed, whale oils, potash, Paris
green, sulphate of soda, Taleuin, Antitoxine, vaccine virus
and prussic, nitric, sulphuric and other acids.
THE CUTS DOWNWARD.
Some of the items included in the downward revision
of the tariff are as follows:
T.. i. .-i..i ii.. . . . .
iu uiu suy.ir suiieuuiu me piau as provided is to reduce
the present sugar ratesjiy twenty-live per cent, Avith
i he further provision that in three years from the enactment
of this bill sugar goes on the free list
The lumber schedules show sawn boards on the free
lust except cabinet woods, which are cut from 1U.2. to 10
per cent. Parrels are cut from U," per cent to 14.77 per
cent, and house furniture from .'lo per cent to Lr per cent.
FAUM PKODUCE CUTS.
The duties on tobacco and spirits are unchanged. On
agricultural products conies a sweeping cut. These include:
Horses from L to 10 per cent.
Sheep from 3(1.11 to 10 per cent.
Cattle from 125.07 to 10 per cent.
Parley from i:i.0.i to 2I1.07 per cent.
Hay from to 20.G7 per cent.
Fruits from 27.21 to.15.517 per cent.
Lemons'froin (iS.85 to 2-1.02 per .'cent. '
. .,: Vjxfi poultry from 18.10 to (5.07 icr cent:
It is impossible to estimate the reduction on cotton
because of its classllicatiolis, but cotton thrca'is cut. from
ttl.U to 10.2!) per cent; .spool thread from 22.05 to lu per
; cotton cloth from 47.2:1 to 2(J.G0 per cent, and
clothing from ."tO to HO per cent.
POSS1ML10 SEPAUATE SUGAIt PILL.
WASMIXOTOX, April 7. (Py Associated Press
Cable to the Star-Bulletin) Possibly senarnte. bill I'm-
(Ily I'cdcral Wireless Telegraph.)
AVASHINGTON, April 8. (By Associated. Press Cable) President Wilson
is st riving to avert a diplomatic tanglo between the United States and Japan
over tho threatened anti-Japanese legislation in California. Whilo no ad.
mission is made tliat any formal protest on tba part of the Japauese
had natural advantages which woull
n.-i todaj Joked the phvsicians of omiljlo quite n small party to guard it.
, , . . . A subterranean suite of npirtmcnts
j i t.nn
Iowl.v iail to report on the condition, ,,,,, bo(IlroI,0,, for tic ca,I,tivei,nn,1
of Mrs. I'liukhurst, who is said to lof l,0 would have had every attention.
in a critical condition as the result oil 1 ho plotters hnd oven gono so for as to
her hunger slrike. So far she his not yncc tho services of n doctor devoted
Leu forclMr fed ,n "l0 uiin to bo in nttendanco on tho
ttere'i'I'inecllof during his captivity."
A fioic of mcetngs
Iiyld tliroitghiint tho city today and the Other Activities,
autlioritici were bitterly denounceil.
Ihe Torch Again.
AOIIWJi'll, Unglnijil, April 7.
(bjiecl.il to The Advertiser) A large
and mostly residence was burned ilowji
A suffrngctto carrying
a light, ciawled from beneath a platform
from which I.ot1 Ileauchamp was
making a, speech at Tiinbridge Wells,
hhu was arrested. Tho woman had hid-
sailor, llnron Chimin
has been filed
with tho state department, yet tho
President and Secrctnry llrvai nr
losing no time in taking up tlio que
A'estcrduy the President lml ii long
conference witli .Secretary of the In
terior Lane, who is from Cnliforiiii ami
in touch with, Californian icntlmcnt
nnd who is looked upon as the ropre
sontutlvo of California in tho cabinet,
nnd It Is admitted that tlio pcidliiji
legislation at Sacramento lorircd tho
solo topic of tho conference,
ll.. 1..1L .1 .. . .
here to lav and tho mTlico liv tho ljImueT sloii under ll. nl.itfor,,, nl,l, .!, !,.. ""-."'" ne ' resi.ient sent for
" .... -'... " . ' " """ "- rnntr.titn Knni n.i.l ii .
at tho door of the Bulfragettcs. The! tion or spiting tho .place afire, but ,, " "' " .nv..i."i uw ques
building was unoccupied ami inndu
i f ' AFnliapI . Lliirinnnlln .ihnAl
mt .blaze. Tlio firemen had l",'c'' thi'ew
n pot green paint
in i.v!ng,tl.o remuin.ler of tho block m,
through a window of the Homo Office,
vvhlih it stood. Tlio scattered
liquid over several disks.
A Kidnaping That Palled. iTh" vvomarf was arrested.
I.OXDOX, March 23 -The 'i'l'o women psed their hammers
..,,..,., ,, ,,,, . ,, again last week. They smashed tho
iMs' plot to kidnap David Moy.l George ',!n(0., of a,j,nml storo ln non(j
cliiincellor of the exchequer, i ill ji unci 'street and n jirnminent shop in Hoi-by
amazing details upplied bv tlio rn. Sev'ernl oC tho women caught in
Kofcrce, a Sund-iy jpiirn.il. usually S,,ncl "T 'trro',""1 ''' tIle
. . ....... Tho Standard says the government is
the question of making
Tho plan, entrusted to a woman andiillegnl such societies ns aro now direct-three
ncii, was tp seize and mufflo ing the vvpr'c of the militants and
George on his f.ivouta golf links lowing (heir funds to bo llnblc to
AValton Heath, Mm 'lire. Tho jneasiiro under consideration
in a motor and carrv ilm off. Tho 'will mil lumper striker, wlmin live.
pior laiica nccaiisc ino nut in danger 'in tho hbsp
not appear on time.
"Tho elahorato details ore only beginning
to Jcak out," says tho Uofctic.
"Thn 'retreit' of tl(e honorable
in 'in had ibfcn enrcfiuly arranged in nn
unfrequented park in the country whlen
spltals at their own
Cipenso nnd thev will be nut back In
on 'their recovery. It is under,
stood thnt all the funds of the
invented aluoad, mid this
inlghj. defeat, tho efforts of tho government.
Hon with litin
The California legislature is nor
narking time on tho measure which is
expocted to cause trouble, but from
fiaciamento comes the word that tho
bill will be passed, whatever action the
President may take. It Is legislation
which the farmers of California are demanding,
shutting out the eniunetition
of Japanese nnd Chinese, paiticuhirh
the former. Under It. If it becomes
law-, no alien not eligible to citizenship
will bo permitted to either own or leaso
land la the State.
(n tlrrM WirrlrM Tclnrrsih.)
AVASIIIVGTOX, April 7. (.Special
lo Tho Advertiser) President Wilson
today summoned Senator Works of
California to ask him as lo the evacl
status of impending laws In that Ptnto
which might bo termed anti alien legislation.
.He will consider the matter
with )7orks tonight and will havo Ti
further conference with him tomorrow.
NW PLAN FOR
Tliellatcfllidoaa in elcrtlons nas pro-
Benato je'tcraay liy
ScnntDud(T?lq liii S. I). 12(1, which
ho calisSiofrrcfercatlal election bill
nrfit V'SSSi '" now 0'n l'la Bn'a3ty of
tho erBtinw nincuilmcnts which tho
Sdnator, JuJdi 'statements beforo tho
cdMmihjfetof 'tho wliolo yctacrJiiy
wub iluo to tho fact that ho
tliougfit.ttveb'cDpor than tho direct
lyBtcmsiiAiich nro called for by
tho sei a(onniWiouio bills that aro now
beforo thjMper house.
Tliono'ncst"''iiToposed system states,
niiionuj other things, that candidates
wijcTicefvotnlinajority of otcs In tho
priVliarles jhull bo considered elected
wiyhoiU .further candidacy. Tirst sec
onfl, .'nnd third choice are provided for,
Elvyng,th'oyotor a larga number of can
ili'llitosjto select from and makes
dodu not, got .i.7 of votes, for
adding ".tho second nnd
thiild .cholco. b l0 B'tii a majority
enni iidato'ls li , , iiat ono betn
com lidCrod clft''"" . , MolTico
Tl n.A TJlII 4"il 111
.. uu Jif.
pr!r mry olectl'0. ," M
ins,; vn 1 tt
crday,.1' Bon .
!0 tofthowholo vi
K for direct
f the prsont
I by the
ei. J.n mm
ing.lhat'ifny.soijo. who epenks ngnnnt
illrejfr.tirimhryis donsldercd a black
nhcopMherqvycrc lint Shy. senators who
lid itotjlltftl BOmetliing to say about the
mcrfsiiro through which Ifejircsentatlvo
r,yinninintendM to correct election o Us
Tlfoliljl'vnsjcoiisidored by tho sen
"to In.'eominlttCB of tho whole together
witlnlts7mrnmipasiirc of similar naturii
miiMittfiraqydeeldvil to tnako amend
monts,"taltf thnt will make of it prac
ticnllvJnncw'liill. Ah ii m ittr of fact.
It ifffevefy,, ilouhtfiit if I'athcr tonan
tlatlojitiif 'tliclcominlttrc of the whole
jiie i arm isiii contains si c ause "n.vii w II, ji missed i: ? v?PW,a th0 "" l1"""; " .or
., .,..iA,i,. ii ,,. , ,. , ljrict'priinarirs in audi a wav that
supersede the present penalty clause, permitting the Pres- otoAompoiioii to vote a straight
idenl to negotiate reciiirocity treaties, ",,,v-" congress tothoJmi'asnro ,c' tion standi "ati
,.," Z, ..' ns it now
,.,.,,.1 i,r ii i
lllllSl ;t)l)rOA e Delore they become eflCL'tire. tho prndlcatl5n of this featuro has. been
tho a sub c ommlttec of
MRS. PANKHURST DipIomatic Jangle Now Threatening QMi
IOIIIUi I 1MB till U II U I I ststst si M v5 1 of tho bill, discovered
TBTfl BinTIIIRin' ' this faWAaiho. stated in his 'opening
Lalirornia Cause of Worry to Wilson
In favor of n ill
iiud believes Hawaii
Jtwoufdilu) stated, bar sixtv per
cent' oftliolbusiness men from tiking
part iulajprlniiiry electron because they
wouldhnvc4'tovoto n straight ticKet,
rometliingTwhich was abhorred of that
Arriou,soxifUlents to remedy this
v.ero'tc1instdcro"d foremost. One was
offcrcdjUyJgJnator Coke. His chief ob
jeetionnvntithut whilo the bill provid
ed for. nlUballoU to be of an identical
lolorMthcTvurious shapes of those of
eacli'artyjvvmild cxpoio the paitivin
as he depos tet Ins
up nu amendment
whercpyTaUJbpllots tlould not only be
of thcByjfmocolor but also tho time
hup5nin4riizG7niid providing for folding
itJUnTaltortuiii wav, by which a
nblo to drop a Pemo
cratldiballot, into-the box withoi t u
A'JSP'itos'.S'naldwin pointed out,
liovvercr7T!thatVwoi(lil make it still in
posslbloliofj.'vatVr nnv thine
of bo dooosi
"Thnts'SsR?" .!.- thn
"MlviOiTni ImulMnrnil lnnli nil his
facoTItiTov e? tlininrht of that an 1
he VrlthdrevvJiia nmenbi'cnt and threw
. sH&tSgtAVirtz.usHcd for a ballot m
tho gcneraljelections which would hao
tho nnwoi)pfal tho candidates ir
rosppctiyolojfparty, on it in the pule
in wMcIjVthoy had xoudved otcs in the
3"iitoraJCnud?en annonnn J his n
lentlolnSoffilr'ivivlnR up nn aiucndmcat
-v t0?o candidates who re
celveilfOTnajorhv of votes in the pre
Bi'irycJeetCbnsJ'EIianld be decln ol
il iithoiftjruniilng la tho sucrceding
rhisvajt'nkijswcr to Senator Judd s
princlpalRbJiftlon to the Lyman n"
Mhichjlvvasji itSirrtect thit It was toa
can accomplish wtut
wo wsBtlCtiTlosa expense," he ssid
which tho will of the
c!ect6illtolexprcsod at smaller
Mid that tho cipunsa ot
lucfjon Page Pour.)