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-NO PEARY REWARD
Congress Committee: lnsists on
"Washington. Man V. 9.— By a practically .
unanimous vote th«» sub-committee of the ,
Ho':s« N^ral Commit to-day decided i
• painst b«*t owing any reward upon Com- '
wander Robert E. Peary until he had fur
nished further proofs that he discovered the |
North Po'e. I
"I ronfew thai I am exceedingly nkeptt- !
•". alvvit Mr. JVary's ever bating discov- j
*■"■■■ t'-.e T>o!r."' declared Mr. Macon to
av hffof» the committee 1 , "and I am going ]
tr> protest against mi' honor being con- •
ferret upon him by Congress until lie has
"taMts.Vd beyond a reasonable doubt that I
h«- did discover it. and it must be estab- i
l's ■ ■••; !n tin open, and not In the dark."
it* expressed himself as being 'indignant j
nt ih' tii'-ujrht of being -:<ii"<] upon as -.-. !
r«-r>.rre:stati\r of the American people to !
cnr\<<-r ;; hlrh honor upon any one of its :
rltfyiri* ;u ■ li— dark/ All lesislaiion by i
" '"<■« he Raid, ought to be open and J
*'i .i\<» J«r<ard.
Mr. •:.. con paid he wanted to direct at- i
t«-nt,.<T; in one "difscrepancy*" in Mr. Peary's !
•t<»ry. This was the sixeil which the ex- j
r t (Jeolared ";.. mi •> from the time j
Optain ivc-ii, • left him until lie reached j
the r"'** Mr. Peary said that for five days j
Im! tnfld'' 36.1 ill!-- a day. but Mr. Macon ;
i-flid this appeared very singular in view of '
the fact 1' at the Peary party had made hut
9 «"»; miles » day up to the time Bartlett left. I
"Th« astonishing part of Mr. Peary's
•tsten!2:it." s*id Mr. Macon. "is the num
r*r Of miles he travelled every day after j
Fsrtlett left him. an 1 when no white man j
was with him as witness his only com
panions hHns his negro valet and four
•His greatest marches, singularly, were i
all north of the Bartlett camp. From that
time forward, going to the pole and return- i
Ins to Cape Columbia, be claims to have i
made an average of X.4 miles a day until
he reached the pole. a miles a day on !
his way back from the pole to Bartletfs
ramp and :1> tr.iies a day from Bartletfs ;
. amp to Cape Columbia. The greatest j
•■peed ta# had made satore Kartlett left him j
«» ».f«» miles » day. so Peary must have ■■
made nearly three time* as great speed ■
«f»#i: — rtrm left. him. as he did before in I
ejdT" to re«cli the pole."
Mr. Macon declared thai Mr. Peary's own !
»-ta»*ments showed that he equalled this!
speed only twice during the entire journey ;
to the pol<». The first day he started -from >
land he mad 26 mile?, and on another day j
mad* IS miles in fourteen hours' of forced i
i—rrh. "which Mr. Peary has told us was j
about the limit of human endurance.*' !
Mr. Macon quoted Lieutenant Shaekleton. j
t^-erai Gr*eiy and others to show thai \
••ten to twelve miles ■ day, or slightly •
more, perhaps, is considered the limit of j
.buman endurance travelling over Polar!
S The only member of the committee who .
did not vote to defer action on the bill was j
Mr. Enslebrigh:. of California, who said i
he «?..« convinced «h.it Mr. Peary had dis- .
covered ihe.polc and that the committee |
had iufScient proofs before it.
,Rjf»pr«=«itative Bates, of Pennsylvania, j
heretofore- considered a supporter of Peary, j
rfferert the resolution which was adopted; •
i*.*>.-!arins that tiie committee must have)
furl nor proof before proceeding.
SVERDRUP SILENT ON COOK.
But Danish Explorer, Here, Sure Peary j
•• Reached North Pole.
"into R\«rdr«i». explorer and once chain
ri^ii of r>r Frederick A. «'ook. arrived
li. ■' yesterday on the. Scandinavian Atner
f> rfn Inirr Osair 11. on hi«? way to Mlrfne
;y<>\\~. The T»aiiish explorer said he was
p^lnc West — business and that on his
r«~t»irn to tltis e!ty within a few weeks he
v.<,ijlrl vi-it .If>li!i i: Bradley, the former
I>&ffc«~r of r»r. Co^k.
•. A?ke.j what lie thought now of Or. Cook.
Svrrdnij. mM: 'I hardly know ' what to
Concerning; Pearj's discovery of th* pole,
h* said 1)f and the l>anes were confident
<>f Peary's discovery and had never
dountp'j that lie had been to- the furthest
North. According to several passengers
*•■'<•- Sverdrup had talked on the
pagfage from Coj>enhagen, t!io Danish ex-
T^orrr ssid h^ contemplated visiting ."ohn
r:. Rrzdley with a view ■•: making a trip
t«\ Etato to find the Co«k instruments and
record said to have been ]. ft there. It
also wa« rum<>rr<j al.oard ship that Mr.
Bradley was <•••■. in a proposed ex-
r f ditio:i .Sverdrup ha-3 planned along the
raft of Greenland.
Th': Panish explorer said he thought the
Peuth Pole would certainly be discovered
■ ' "' " ' ' '■■'■'■ an the frat of getting
there was much easier thai .the journey
ti- the North Pole. The Dane explained
tost while the explorers v.ould have to sur
f;<'unt th ' obstacles ■■>♦ land Ice such ice
ttas net as .'■••; and difficult to got
**^*r >'. •-• shifting lea ice of the Norm.
NO RIGHTS IN POLAR REGION.
ExplorerE. German Says. May Take
Any Route They Please.
Ftrlin. March ?.- -Professor AJi.reclit
F«-nck. \>\< -.'■Af\\\ of German Goograph-
Ic^l Eoclriy. dircufsinp t.>-diiy whfthcr th*
Otamzxi South Pule - ■. «-fjition proposed by
IJeytcnant Fllcliner should be viewed in
th* I'jiitec' WnH-s aii'i <::■-.• Britain as: a
breach of polar etiquette, Raid :
"i t" jki :•••-. why it Fliould be resard
'• *». bad form for Lieutenant l-*ilchn»»r to
fleet any e«ur>e which he deems proper
•'• attain his- aim. '< n \>o pure, there was
#ij:h« -irar* j^r, * sort of agrcernent for the
divfcion of p<>l«i lerfilorics into national
Hhf-r*-:- cf?inllucnc*. becausfi at that tjine
various nation** were arranging oxpedl
tionr Since then the Swedes, the French.
inr Amorieaiiff arid tho ICnglish liave m
r*r*'i Uf*rtctv ufiici: Ueut^naut Fil«hn*>r
ha* 1 cho*rn for hie prifnflfic I f.i! lv Th"
vi*-w jiiijLt be :>«->iii\rlv repudiated tliat »ny
<^JMri r t rUn" be. pat <'< ■ iii geographical
* jri'Jor^t;.,!» ;i« a monopoly by an;- country.
G«vt,f:raphlcs*l i •■:-<■« r«-i,.s aye been carried
•v;t 'lit r« i*»f« ■ wherever : • ,i jr-i:i- i ' tnained
trtoJvrd without ronsidrration for 1 ll« ?en
»-ir>i!it :«**■■ of i-> ninslr- nation pi for »ny
ri^ht of prk'-it: hi th<- in^t"- .....
?\*.\ii;>z. * geographical ta>k a'ready egun
The Army of
1$ Gro^c? Small*- Every D«r.
CARTER'S LITTLE j&t&K
LJVER pills •«• jaBSTi
«aiv give r *"'*~ iSHjMNf'ACXrrn'C
th*y pdirtyi'Jf Jl R «-»nii i i»r\ J
e«j«, Ir4 r f?ilic2, Sick Hufliclie, S*L'ow skii».
*MA.U FILL, SMALL DOSE, SMALL PP.iCE
Genuine «■;* few «■••*«» •
THE VAyiJV WASHIJ^GTOM
fKrcm The Tribune Bureau 1
Vashlngton. March 9.
ESTRADA APPEALS.— The Estrada fac- ■
tion In Nicaragua has appealed to the j
I "tilted States to Intervene to end present
j hostilities and has proposed the selection |
' of a provisional President and an early
' election, with the condition that neither I
Estrada nor ICadrta be a candidate, It is j
I further proposed that the new government j
' recognize th deb' • of the existing admin- j
j istration, and the • sited States exercise j
! its good offices to secure a '•>:• election. !
The ESstrada proposition v.ill not be con- ;
| ■idered by this government unless ii •'•■-
' ceives the Indorsement of the Madrls .'a - j
1 tli n, as any other course would be tanta- j
I mount to an effort to save the Estrada Hes j
j sfler they had been signally defeated.!
| There is no indicatl that the Uadriz soy- \
| eminent will sanction any such proposi- i
tion. Befior Corca. who is representing |
Madris In Washington, maintains that ;
j Uadrfs is a constitutional President, and '
while this contention may be rejected by
Secretary Knox he will probably bide his j
| time until Madriz may have been elected i
Iby -a regular election or until lii." sue- |
; cessor has been chosen.
j HUC.IIESS. OPPONENTS.— oppo- j
j nents of Governor Hughes are dead and i
i merely awaiting interment. The only trou- !
| ble with them is that they do not realize j
that they are dead, and it is therefore es- j
| sential that some one should point out |
I that fact to them. They could not com- j
mand a corporal's guard among the Re- j
publicans of tii Empire State, but, utter
, ly oblivious of the fact, they go on bold- !
, ir.g meetings and adopting resolutions and
I acting precisely as if they had a following.
All this is very entertaining, but it must
not he permitted to go too far or it will
work injury to the Republican party in the
j state." This summing up of the situation
was made to-day by a man high up in
the councils of the party, and it expresses !
the views of a majority of the New York i
! delegation In Congress, all of whom are j
! greatly pleased with Senator Root's letter
: indorsing Senator I Unman. However ignor- ;
I ant the opponents of Governor Hughes may j
| be of «heir own passing. New York Repub- j
I licans in Washington are thoroughly alive ;
to the fact.
NO PLACE FOR ROOSEVELT.-A beau
' tiful bust of Theodore Roosevelt in white j
: marble, the work of James Earle Frazer, !
! of New York, 'reached the Capitol to-day. !
; but the Committee on Library Is at a loss j
■for a place in which to put it. Ac- ;
! cording to custom, the bust should j
■bo j.laced in a niche in the Senate \
; chamber, but there are only twenty j
I niches, and they are all filed. However, I
I when the bust of Vice-President Fairbanks j
I arrived that of Vice-President Richard M. j
I Johnson, of Kentucky, was removed to make i
j place for the more recent effigy, and thai
! course may b*» followed In the case of
■ Colonel Roosevelt. There is some talk of
; placing the Roosevelt bust in the Marble
; Room, the reception room of the Senate,
i where it could be seen to better advantage ,
i than In the niches above the galleries. It ,
i is regarded as a work of especial artistic i
merit, despite the fact that it could not be j
made by Saint-Gaudens, who had been i
chosen by the former Vice-President to do !
the work. The Roosevelt bust la certainly a j
TARIFF WITH CANADA
Commission Believed to Have
A rra nged Concessions.
[From The Tribune Bureau.]
■Washington. March 9.— Charles M. l>p
, per. of the State Department, and Henry
] C. Emery, chairman of the Tariff Board.
i who, with Consul General Foster, repre
j stnted the United States at the tariff
j negotiations at Ottawa, will return to
I Washington to-morrow to tak<» up with
i the State Department the results of their
After the existiug situation has been
; carefully considered negotiations will be
i resumed by the. two governments. Air
I though no direct results were achieved,
! the negotiations were conducted In the
j most friendly md sympathetic spirit on
i bV'tli sides, and it is probabK t>»s.« some
: arrangement may be made which will ob
j viate the difficulties in the way of -rjnt
; InR Canada the minimum rate.
Thin will probably, as In the case of
j France, take the- form of a compensatory
j concession oiv-ythe part of Canada which
i will remove th** objection of discrimination
! ii; favor of France and other mo I favored
I Stations under Canadian tariff treaties. It
■ Is probable that after the State Depart
' ment has gone over the situation a pro
j posal of this kind was made to Canada,
! and it is confidently believed that the con
' cessions will be made, as the interests of
i both countries are too great to be dis
j turbed by a tariff war. and as the United
; States is. willing to make such, concession
! a.- can he allowed under the requirements
i of the. Payne, law.
The counter proposal of the French gov
i ptnment to enlarge the list of articles on
: which the French minimum rate has been
: allowed has fallen s.i far short of the fx
; pcctatiqns of the United States that the
' negotiations seemed to-day nearer than
i ever to a nock, it whs expected that
i either the entire minimum rate or cer
tain compensatory concessions would he
offered. The fact that the situation is de
layed and complicated by the revision of
'■ the tariff now in progress it France makes
ihe negotiations all the more difli'-ult.
There i* a disposition to accept in place
of the full minimum rate cf France an
arrangement by which the minimum rate
would he applied to article*" of prime Im
portance '*• existing huh prospective
American trade, while the higher rate
would apply on other article?, provided the
' afpanarcmer.t involved r.r> discrimination
■ and thai certain commercial concessions
[could be obtained outside the tariff .*--he<i
• i]f-. So far l*ran<-e has net gone far
: enough in thin direction 'o satisfy the
| is iff experts of the Urilted Pt»tr«.
Th« st;<te Department is holding to the
i f«,rmula, "minimum for i lnimum or ; .cotn
i peiiHatory .i- . r sjoiis." Tliis i« In 'lißr
• n:ony with <h« requirenjents of Payne
', law and has been the guiding p InHplc in
i tJi«« negotiations with other countries. If
' . «mpeii]«iU>.*y roncess'onß miflicifnt to jus-.
j tffy.the i tension of th*; minimum rate id
; France can. "it b«» obtained. Hie maXimum
| i ate will go Into rfft.i "n March ■'.'. There
i ii still hop*- "ii ihr pan of t! f department
j that a satisfactory s»cr*<unent esn b«
j reached, but the negotiations »re pro m l
i:ig slow I; .
I Wa*hi'i£iori, : March p. •By executive pro;
| lajnatkMi? issued to-day the following
; j nameO w»ur»ir|es f»r> ii« ■ tared '" be entl»l*d
j ■'. ih< !"i:i»-d Stai*. l^' minimum tariff rales;
I «'ur,». Bahsmst. siam Henmids Barbados,
'. i«-*>up,-d Islands, Windward Islands. ,In
| maica. Including Turk's arid L"»l • liiaiidt,
I sr.d Trinidad an*} Tobago
WIDOW GETS $3,000 VERDICT.
Suit of Mrs. Walters for $50,000 De
cided Against Broker.
! Tii* jury in liio ...-< i,i ,\iry. Helen M. j
! Walters against Theodore A. Ryertib'n, ■ ■
i broker*, for vn,<v.% damages for breach "f '
I promise „••■ • the r'u'.ntifi : , verdict >'«•• |
t« ■:;-■ for COO*.
Counsel for Mr*. Wal'eni asked -,. , ,i t -I
,' t<» i:omj)cl flyt-i.son lo piv* a lien.) to gusr< i
.•i,'<-, the payment «>: i.,.. judgment, as lie !
liver, in New Jersey, en of the i .i . diction !
of the New York court. j
i !.. l»wyei Intimated tj la i it might b« j
I '■•-..■.■ '■•< obtain .. body execution j
I a^aitiat the defendant. Justice l*'igro «;» t
] mj-.j m. motion and ga t p 1: . .■.,■, thirty!
| day* in which to aatisf) the judgment. !
KEW-YORK DAILY TBIBUNE, THI KSDAv, makck 10, l^o.
ROOT OPPOSES PENSIONS. - That
Senator Root believes the time has com*
hen a halt should be called on the whole
sale pension system which has so lonp been
practised was made manifest to-day when
Mr. Root made Inquiries regarding a bill
on the calendar, explaining that when th*
Curtis bill granting pensions to widows ol
veterans whose marnlag?* occurred subse
quent to -Juno 26. ISW, should come up he
desired to bo heard.. According to th« esti
mate of the Pension Bureau, the passage
of the Curtis bill would add twenty thousand
widows of ■veterans to the pension rolls the
first year. If that estimate is correct, the
cost would be $2,550,Q00 a year. The limita
tion of Juno 2<i, IS!*?, was made- to prevent
women who married old veterans from en
joying pensions as the result of their mar
i iaee. Mr. Root Indicated to-day that be
would oppose the measure when it came
before the Senate. -.
SUBMARINE SIGNALS.— Senator Lodge
secured the adoption by the Senate to-day
of a bill authorising the construction of
submarine signal bells at such places along;
the coast and In the Great I^akes as may
be deemed necessary by the Lighthouse
Hoard. These .signals consist of a bell sub
merged fifteen to twenty feet and sounded
by a small engine on shore ami an electric
cable. Th« bell can be made to sound a
given signal, by which it can he recognized
by the masters of vessels equipped with the
proper receiving apparatus. It was by
means of the submarine signal sent out
from the light vessel stationed at Nantueket
that the White Star liner ■ Baltic was ena
bled to find the Republic which had been
In collision with the Florida off Nantucket
Shonls. The night was so foggy that the
wireless was useless at any considerable
distance, but when the Republic reported
that Fhe had picked up the Nantucket sub
marine bell, '•bearing north-northeast and
sounding thirty-five fathoms," the Baltic
v. as able to go immediately' to her assist
NEW YORK STREAMS.-Senator Root
secured tho passage to-day of the bill re
ported by Senator Depew, giving the. city
of. New York ontrol over such streams as
are wholly within the city limits. General
Marshall, chief of engineers, reported that
there would be no injury to navigation from
permitting New York City to appropriate
these streams and to make such improve
ments as were contemplated, and Senator
Root briefly explained the necessity of the
measure to the Senate, after which it was
passed without division.
STANDARD APPLES— A hearing before
the Agricultural Committee of the House
to-day on Representative Lafeaa's bill pro
viding for t!;e»grading and standardization
of apples brought out the fact that since
Canada has adopted this plan her apples
have brought higher prices than those of
New York. J. P. Hal». secretary of the
Horticultural Society of Connecticut, fa
vored the bill, and said that before Canada
adopted a grading system her apples
brought 25 cents a bushel less than those
from New York, but that in recent years
the situation was almost reversed. He said
that foreign countries were suspicious of
American apples because, while they are
good on top of the barrel, those on the bot
tom are "nubbins." Apple producers from
Oregon and Washington spoke against the
bill. G. G. 11.
LOEB ON CUSTOMS.
| Collector Advocates the Li ecus- !
ing of Brokers.
I from Th» Tribune Bureau. •
Washington, March 9.— Collector T-oeb of |
J New York appeared before the Ways ami j
■ Means Committee to-day In advocacy "i :
; the Fassett bill for the licensing of cus- j
He said that the measure was necessary
: in order that a proper supervision might
be exercised by the government to the end
• that men who were not doing a legitimate
i business might be eliminated.
Ho favored an amendment to the measure
; making i' impossible for any one who is ;
: not a citizen of the United States to take
: out a license on the ground that most of
: the complaints have been made against for
The committee is favorable to this aniend
( inent. and will probably incorporate it in j
j the bill. Some question has arisen as to '
'; the constitutionality of referring appeals to'
! the Secretary of the Treasury, but the com
; mittee is determined to report a measure
' which will place the broker? under strict
A similar bill Introduced by Senator Root
, and favorably reported from th*» Committee
j on Commerce by Senator Dcpew passed the
| Senate to-day. Mr. Root made a short
I speech in its favor.
; DR. W. M GRAY DROPS DEAD.
; Succumbs to Heart Disease While Con
ducting Experiment. .
1 Washington, March 9.— Dr. William Mer
i rick Gray, pathologist at the army medical
i museum and an authority on X-ray treat- :
j ment. dropped dead here to-day in his lab- |
: oratory while engaged in X-ray expert
mentation. Examination by physicians and j
the coroner revealed that he had sue- !
: eumbed to heart di-ca^e. Dr. Gray was !
; flfty-severi years old.
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REPLY TO STANDARD
Charges Oil Company tcith
Washington, March It— "Kither the She?
man act should be repealed or it should b*
enforced in a manner to make the people
With this declaration of it? guiding princi
ple, the Department of Justice to-day Hied
with the Supreme Court of the United
States a thouaand-page brie* in support of
its petition that the Standard Oil Company
he dissolved as In violation of the Sherman
antl-tru«t law. The brief will be the found
ation of the government's oral argument at
the hearing of the case by tiie Supreme
Court, next Monday. It hears the names of
Attorney Ucnera! Wlckersham and of
Frank B. Kellogg. Charles B. Morrison and
Cordenio A Severance as special assistants?
One of the two thick volumes of the brief
is devoted to an analysis of testimony taken
in the Circuit Court of the United States
for the Eastern District of Missouri, which
decreed that tho Standard Oil Company be
dissolved. It represents year-- of govern
mental in\e ti'-ratio'i of Uie oil business.
The government says that this shows re
bates and discriminatory rates received by
the Standard Oil combination, not only dur
ing its formative period, but during the last
ten years, "whereby the Standard was en
abled to brine a large part of the concern!
Into the combination and to crush out and
eliminate from the field of competition the
principal part of the balance."
It Is maintained by the government that
it shows "a system of lowering the price?,
where competitors are doing business, be
low the cost of the product, while kecpins
up or raising the prices In other parts of
the country until the competitor is either
eliminated or his business brought within
a compass so that the Standard Oil Com
pany can control It; of obtaining secret in
lormatioM as to competitive business, large
ly through bribing railway employes, and
usiner that secret information to procure
countermanding of orders of Independents
and to facilitate their system of price cut
tine and oppression; of the use of so-called
bocus independent companies whose opera
tions are predatory and oppressive," prin
cipally used to drive out competitors, and
various other means."
"We do not wish to he understood as dis
couraging enterprise," says the government,
"or as taking a position against legitimate
competition, but if the Sherman act means
anything in this country it means a monop
oly acquired by such methods of compe
tition as this. Unless It is enforced the
small corporation or individual who wishes
to engage In business will have absolutely
no opportunity at all.
"In tnauv districts the Standard Oil Com
p?.ny lias an absolute monopoly. We mean
by absolute monopoly that In those dis
tricts it docs all of the business and has;
eliminated every competitor. Practically
this is the <aye throughout the Jtorky
Mountain countrj and most of the Pacific
Coast states. The percentage of indepcii
:le;,t business throughout the entire South
ern States is very small."
In the second votum* i. c a go-called sum
i iar; of farts und a brW of the. law.
TAKES GARVEN'S AID
Washington Asks for His Data
in Meat Cases.
Washington. March 9.— Th*» Department
of Justice will accept the offer made by
Pierre Garven. prosec itor of Hudson
• 'ounty. N. J., to furnish the government
the evidence he has on hand in the beef
trust cases, and has ,:«ked him to forward
to Washington copies of the indictments
recently found ihero and also the names
of the Indicted organizations or individuals.
This action Is taken in accordance with
the long established policy of the depatt
jnent to welcome the submission of any in
formation thai may prove .•(" value to ;t in
furthering public prosecutions. Careful
consideration \rM be given to what Mr.
Oarven may s«*r>d to Washington. The iat
ter did not state speeificlally in his letter
the nature of the evidence in his po-rves
sion nor impose any conditions on which it
might be furnished.
FAVORS THE COMMISSION.
House Committee Inclined to Increase
Interstate Board's Scope.
[From The Tribune Bureau.]
Washington a March >.— The provision ot
th<~ Townsend Interstate Comme/co bill
giving the Commerce Court authority io
decide whether contracts entered Into by
railroads for acquiring capital stock In t
l«»asin^ othei- railroads ar» contrary te law,
was attacked In the cot:iniit*ee meeting
Headed by Representative Mann, nine"
members of the committee agreed that it
would be wiser to vest this power in the
Interstate Commerce Commission rather
than the court, but because of the absence
of Representatives Wanger, of Pennsyl
vania, and Esch, of Wisconsin, no vote
■•as taken. Representatives Mann, Stevens,
<■' Minnesota; and Stafford, of Wisconsin^
Wlinm .lean dc RenKfrnll*
The f r< ati: t living tenor
f Fresh in every climate : Hot or^
fStt cold, wet or dry.
(LJP Adapted to every condition:
_ , Rich or poor, sick or well.
a Package . . m .
cNer-r sold in baiu .Suited to every color : White,
black, red, yellow.
Used by every age: Childhood,
youth, manhood, old age,
.gw^ Good at all times: Breakfast,
MB&fcfoh lunch, dinner, supper.
Wtifc&MSl And in all places : At work or
W sm£ pkv. by day or night.
NATIONAL «_/,, m
SK^^F BwtOKßflrtT VI iß^^rfy I
agreed with the six Democrats on the com
mittee- that the power be vested in the
commission. It is • understood that they
will so vote when the provision is taken up.
Nine votes will not be sufficient to make
this amendment, as Representatives Esch
and Wanger are standing by the adminis
tration measure, and when they are pres
ent there will be nine votes to j;iv«» Imp au
thority to the court. A tie vote will defeat
[ the amendment advocated by Mr. Mann.
FOR NEW BUILDINGS.
Senate Passes an Appropriation
[Frtjna TV* Tribune Bureau.]
Washington, March The. Senate held a
long session to-day and disposed of nearly
all the bills on the calendar, among the
bills passed being that appropriating • $12.
000.669 for the erection in Washington of
buildings for the departments of State.
Justice and Commerce and Labor.
In accordance with an agreement made
yesterday at a meeting of the. Republican
Steering Committee, the administration bill
creating a. court of commerce and otherwise
strengthening the- Interstate commerce law
was made the unfinished business.
It is the purpose of the Republican lead
ers to press for ecrly action on this legis
lation. They will resist any amendments
which are regarded as emanating from
sources hostile to the administration or
which seem designed for political rath-:
than practical purposes. The opposition
will oppose the fixing of an early date for
a final vote. It is not the purpose of the
friends of the administration hill to speak
at length in its support.
SENATOR BAJSIEL STRICKEN
Slight Attack of Paralysis—He Will
Daytona, Fla.. March 3.— Senator John
W. Daniel, of Virginia, was stricken with
paralysis hero last night. He is at a local
hospital and his physicians say he will re
cover. The stroke was slight.
CUSTOMS COURT NAMFP
Robert M. Montgomery Appointed Pre
Washington. March 9.— President T.ut to
day sent to the Senate the following nomi
nations for the new customs court of ap
pra!s: Chief Justice Robert M. Montgom
ery, of the Supreme Court of Michigan, to
.be presiding judge. Associate judges: Will
iam H. Hunt, of Montana; .lames F. Smith,
of California: Orion M. Barber, of Vermont,
and Marion Perries, of California.
Nominations for this court were made by
the President several months ago, but they
were withdrawn when he found that Con-
Tho Ambcrola offers you more
than a piano, even more than a
player-piano, which civrs yon
piano music only. Tt offers you
morn than any other. sound repro
ducing instrument can, because it
renders tiie best, of every kind of
music from rag-time to Grand
Opera, as originally composed nnd
meant to be played.
11 ha« Iho permanent sapphire,
reproducing- point that never needs
changing. Price $200.00
Tic treat Spanish t^nor
« luist' v () . ,» hi, . placed
: mi in Ihc front rank.
| «res» would persist In cutting down th" j
I proposed salaries from 510,000 to |T.ati a j
; year. When the court was first named J
Judge Alfred C Cox, of Xew York, was se- i
Store Ready at 8:15 A. M. Eight Car linn ;
Directly on the Interborough Subway. Each Way to Stan.
Every iff //* r«n rae»« «t TV-Ma-
Steamer /fry, ,. A... A i jT. SSSSj
.5 Bringing YimWW^ '^"^
rungs ly / New York March 10 1010.
The Rue de la Paix
Has Been Brought to New York
Paris Shops, True in Architecture,
Present the Latest Paris Nov
elties, Today, at Wanamaker's.
How our American travellers love the famous little shops ca
the Rue de la Paix! And how closely all students of fashsji^
watch those magical shop windows for a new idea in neckwear «
blouses, in perfumery or jewelry!
But all who love art and fashions in their fir^t bloom cannot It
in Paris in March, when the first arbutus buds of apparel and dew
ration pop up to relieve the mid-season dullness.
Rut, WANAMAKER'S IS ALWAYS IN PARIS.
Scores of Wanamaker eyes are ever watchful for the NEW.
And always the Wanamaker brains are thinking of the new
ways to delight the clients of these ever-new stores.
And so the PARIS-CONFERENCE idea was evolved.
To bring, twice yearly, the earliest Parisian beauty things, fat
the enjoyment of our friends in New York and Philadelphia ufttt
weeks earlier than they can be seen elsewhere.
Today's presentation is not our usual Paris Costume Exhibi
tion — that is an event of a week or so later on — but it is an a^seif
blage of lingerie, lingerie dresses, blouses, women's neckwear, nil*
linery, parasols, dress goods and silks, dress trimmings, fancy work
cushions, embroideries, babies' wear, jewelry, perfumery, and o*he r
accessories of the toilette. All just off the steamers and ntw it
Paris three weeks ago.
The exhibition is ready as you read, and those who love beauty
and fashion are invited to view the collection today or any day this
week that meets their convenience. Third floor. Old BuilAaf*
Rajah Silk Often Imitated
But Never Copied
"Rajah" stamped on the selvage protects one from all tmUaUWs*
Rajah silk is woven with * very fine but sturdy warp—- the waif
is the body of a silk fabric.
Rajah is not loaded to give it momentary body. Neither is it
filled-in to give the rough, uneven surface which makes it beautiful
This is caused by "lumps" in the natural silk which is import^
specifically for the weaving of Rajah.
Late fashion magazines and style authorities predict an unusu
ally great vogue for silk suitings for the coming season.
It is very apparent that Rajah will lead this vogue— because
it is the or iginfil rough silk suiting and it cannot be copied.
Fifty colors on Fashion's color calendar for the Spring and
Summer of 1910 arc here. Natural and black have their own
followers independent of color styles — so both of these are here in
abundance. 27 inches wide. $1.25 yard. I ■' ■■ "■ "* '
"Shah" silk—the near km to Rajah— is here in Quartier
37 colors besides natural and black. 26 inches General
wide. $1 a yard. First floor. Old BuiHmg. <iv Foulards^
The Chapeau Richelieu
Is today's feature of our prrsentatton of French m'.lhrterv
• It ts a daring idea and yet not too daring to be conven
ttonai. We have reason to believe that it will be one <•♦
the greatest successes amonj; the Paris hats we ai«
presenting, just as H i> already one of Rebou\\> distinct
Iriumphl in Par»s. Second foor. Old BuiM«s>
In the March China Sale
Just landed— Austrian fancy china at JS: Year.v eatfK
looked forward to by many people, cups and saucers and P^J 5",^5 ",^
Nine Theodore Haviland dinner sets at $35, $27.50 and Si <L
It keeps us busy night and day unpacking new arrivals to IM
intact the great variety of this china and cut glass sale.
>r md Gallery. New Building.
(erred a? presiding Judy*. Wit-: th» ux^.
tlon of Judge Cox. th% rtmrt r,»n 'i te«es>
Is the rame as at rir-t chown y tti.t Timi