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I>I>I/ '!."- / knJl? t ?WT InfltTof New York, .terse v f Ht and Hoboken.
It II la *J*7taU l lJ>>S K.I.SK .VHK.RK TWO CEVTt.
Alexander Scott, Socialist, Sent
to Jail for from One to
Fifteen Years and to
Pay $250 Fine.
JURY HAD URGED LENIENCY
Striker's Advocate Convicted
for Ridiculing Chief Bimson?
Will Fight Case to High?
est Court for Sake
of Free Press.
*tv Telegraph to The Trihur.? ?
Peterson, N. J., June | One t.> flf
teer years In state prison, and on top
ti i One of ?.;?". was the brand *?f
leniency" Judge Klenert handed wn
Alexander Scott ' ?
:?? editor, who has used his ?...per. Th.
v.- kly Issue,- ?i, behalf of the silk
T*n ? -,,?.'. a*ai :-v
despite ?>-.. fact thai the jury which
convicted him last 1 ? lay on a cl
ling a high mil d< mean? ?
the indlctmt nl ?is inciting
"hostility to government,
its rerdici "ith a ?recommendation to
the court for mercy, Th-- maximum '
? ce under th. statute is ii - ?
In jail end 12.000 fli
The I f of Scott v. lei
completed a trial thai eras p<;t through
in record time for Pas?ale ?'ounty, for
?Scoti wa4 Indi? I? d onlj taei M<
afternoon, the tak:nc of teatlmon?
gan Tuesday n k, the
tase went to the jury at noon, and it
2 o'clock in tht "? noon the verdict
of guilty n*as returned. Despite the
wti?ht of terd >y. Judge
K ? ? showed that he really did re
men;l?r ?the fad In i easing it th,*tt ?the
jury had recommended mercy. He
showed also that h?- ??considered tht
of t.\ ? ghta of ? trtu press t"
bt a very serious crime.
Said He'd Be Lenient.
"You have he? n Convicted by a Jury
of your peora," h?- said, "ol a very
serious crime, that of attempting to In?
cite hostility to government, a crime
which ti?e ?Legislature thought so
ous that they fix???] .- .it Itfteen
><ars and ?J,(N"i tine. In \ lew <?f the
fact that this is the first time you ha\o
been before this COtirt, and also taking
into consideration the recommendation
of mercy by the jury that tn?-d you, the
- going t" i?e lenient, as lenient
as ?t 'an under the ?circumstances It
it, nccssssry for you to be punish? d to
deter >ou and others from repeating
this offence."
tt received the sentence stoically,
and directed his comment afterward
chiefly toward the fact that he l.al
teen com 1'ted at ail, rather than at
the severity of the sentence, Indicating,
too, that his editorial spirit was not
particularly tamed by the :
"I think it is an outrage, not so much
the sentence as the conviction,'' he
?Sid. "Especially in view of this sen?
tence it will be heralded from ?.ne end
of the country to the other as an out?
rage. We'u fight the conviction if it is
r< ' ? to take it to th?- Supreme
1 r y of the United Btati
I am convicted, bul ? ? Ihe prin?
ciple of a fref press is Involved As ?to
my own pap' r, The We ? .' :n
Which the editorial for which I was in?
di ted appeared, it will be hotter than
e\er '
The firs! step In en ?appeal was taken
Immediately, when ?Scott's counsel,
H? * Msrelll, served a writ of error
on Judge Klen?-rt. which acted as a
stay of execution, and the convicted
e*1 - ? ?? eased under g3.r.r,ri bonds
"Afts-r the Supreme Court g'-t.i
through with reviewing this ?ase, every
Juror In it will be made to look Ilk? ?
Member of ths ?cast ol ? ?comic opera,"
M*-?- i : ft?erward "Scotl might
l ell have been sentence,] t0
?fnntlnned on finrth i>Age. fniirth ruliimn.
This Mornings News.
LOCAL. Tage
Pa'er^'.r: ? Mtoi Gets l.ong Sentence., i
Americans Win Twice on Pourt?. 1
Cooke to Wed Floretts Whaley. 1
Whip? crW',j, Lands in BellOVUO.... 1
Balloon Circles Autor Hoof Garden.. 3
?He* Move to Name Whitman for Mayor 2
AMermen Heport on Detective Bureau 1
Keyes Murdered, Autopsy Show.?. 5
Glr! T*tk< i Poison In LOVC Te si. *>
Auto Bandit Gets Light Sentence.... 5
Coueir.s Contest Peter ?Hold's will.... 7
Ad*'? Ritchie to Wed. 7
H?rr\- Street Peei Peel Feoalled. 9
?roi'?oi*. Here to f'lav Hiawatha".... ?
?1?1?1 Lay for ]o/iao Schoolboys.... 18
H?n?1rlri< s-fts Bias ?'harge in Court..18
?Doctor Condemn? Turtle Oerm.18
OE4EIAL.
???'Ilion ra;ied Worse Than ?Lobby- 1
**** Lonir Out a? Wood's Trial. ??
Moore Framing Reply to Japan. 3
8*y?n and Chinde al I'ittshurgh. i
Fl?ht Ovt?r Arbitration Treaties. 4
Duty on Print Paper Agltat-d. 4|
*.!?on Hushes McReynolds. i
8ulz?r at cat-kill F;,iliv. 3
CharlfR if. <ramp I>ead. 7
Mayors Urge Equal Taxation.18
rOHEIOW.
^'?trirn?* Honor Ambassador Page.... 3
P??r Aiskn Police f> Plnd Wife. 3
?ss Dsvison, Suffragette Hying. 3
MISCELLANEOUS.
Editorial . a
?o'Uty . 7
^ttusry . 7
j-?rary News and r*rItloitsm. 8
mm tor Women. ?
"??"f?- .10 and 11
m^reb Serte.Ifl
*?*th?r .13
Arrny and Navy.!!!.!!!.13
?"'PPlng .13
Jk?sclal and Markets..... 13. 14 and IB
*+** ?aiat*.IS and 17
AMERICANS WIN
ICE ON COURTS
McLoufjhlin and Williams Carry
Fight to Australians and
Capture Two of Three
Points Needed.
CHAMPION SMOTHERS RICE
Young Harvard Player Faces a
Harder Task, but Defeats
Doust with Loss of
Only One Set Before
Big Crowd.
Maurice E M< Loughlin und R. Norris I
Williams won two matches from Aus?
tralla -n the preliminary ties for the i
Dwighi F Davis International lawn;
tennis challenge cup on the turf courts .
of the West Side Tennis ? "lui-?. ,*,t ?238th ?
: Broad** ly, ;. ? sterday,
McLoughlln, playing In the opening
ni.-if h. defeated Horace Rice, s h.?ni
hitting h ft h,nidi r, m si ? by
- ire ?'f ?'? 1. 8 3, ?'? ?".. while Will- I
a ho ereati i si r upon the I
. eaaon. dis?
? ? ) N. Do ii ; at ?'? l. 6 I,
h -f?. 7 :..
Thti- the Anvii? ins ., red two i H
of th.* three points necessary to ad?
the next r..'.n.i ? : the serl< s,
whi' h muet ? England. The
doub ? I the West 8idi
ut .", o'clock th 'term n.
Both viel ? ? terday wt re earn?* i
by thai :'. ng brilliancy which has
so often ? .irr-. .1 both players t?> th?
Th? lr work was so Impre slve,
? thai nhen II ?as
nil over i', a Valle, ths famous Eng?
lish ? ritt? . r. mai ki d: ' There is n.?
? ..- |i Am< t. s Is at ths to]
the lawn tennis world."
The >ro*?..i was almost es Impres
as the playing ?>f the two Amerlcane
?;. , which Will s. ..! BOIW thing
five thousand persons,
packed, and 'von Harry Payne Whlt
n. y and Koxhall 1'. Keene, the new
? ai ?tain ol I he Amei I an polo t<
foraooh the field to see t :
lUltS.
Th? - tomed to pee McLough?
lln piunKe headlong Into s rat
dlsappoli
Th? r?* was !?.\><r ?n his play, hut it
?was ?-?f f-,. subdued type which i
? i] riei ? He toj ? d a Ith RJ
until he had taken his measure. Then,
when h" was .trtain that the A'-imal
?an hsd nothing in r?s?r\e, the Annrl
can champion rut loose an?l ?the end
i ame sa Iftly f?nd sun
McLougMin's Service s Terror,
McLxOUghlln'S pcrvi.e, with the
hounding ball was always S terror to
The Am? rlcan scored h total of
His fast set ond ser
? was in h measure costly, for it
produced live double faults, still hm
tutai j???,nt mergln was ample, f??r it
Stood at 07 te 61 for the New South
Wales champion. Once hi- was under
way, McLoughlln placed with rare I
lud?gmeni and skill, his tally being ?38
to a ?beggarly ?12 for his opnont ? I
The one spul in which the American
; syi d "-- slcn? ss a aa In his bs< k
court stroking ol Rice's low hounding
drives i'i. m ti;?- i.,-, line position the
Californien was not always surs of hm
ground Strokes, and BO he gent fl '?? ?
slapping into the net u, .. foi ki ??.
But the severity ??f th?* Anitri'an's at?
tack was demonstrated as he held Rice
upon the defensive, and so far bath In
' the! ti,.- Australian, in his mad
?effort to pet t?? the sissllng ball, sdded
tblrty-flve outs to his s? ore to only
fourteen by McLoughlln
There were few moments of dassllng
l?i;v in the contest Toward the end
It was aim?-st to" one-sided to furnish
Interest t'i the crowd, for RlC4 gave
ground oui of respect for McLoughlin'i
tremendous speed, standing fully eight
fee! i ehlnd the 1 e to recel
service. The strength of the young
American*! sei Ici n?tver better
demonstrated, as n<- lost ?tmly one ser?
vi? ? came, the eighth of tht second set.
Rice s? ..re?l on oniy six ?>f his twelve
servi? ?? gs ?
At timiB McLoughlln appeared to
trial.e B foot fault as he ran into court
behind Service. This ?gave him an ad?
vantage and was overlooked by Theo
dore ?RooseveK Ml, who acted as um?
pire.
Request for No Applause.
just before McLoughlln opened the
international series Edward t'onlln re?
quested that the spectators t?frain
from applause and demonstrations at
critics] stages which annoyed ?the con
lostants. it uns* C P. r?ixon. of the
British Isles team of two years aco.
who < on,plained bitterly of tiio Ill
timed applause of American Spot la?
tors.
McLOUghUfl ?r?n the first Ihr? e
games of the match, only allowing
Rice one point. It nas then that the,
viiian temporarily checked his ad?
versary by clever passing drives, it |
was only momentary. McLoughlln
continued Ul sail in i??r net play, often
leaping la the air for a smash, but al
?Aa?,s steadily ?conservative.
Rice l'*t himself eilt S Ml toward the
end of the first set He wore km. ker
bockera, u hi? ii made it possible for
him t<> foot rapidly over the court But
as h<- in'-reased hi? Speed, working
through pome flashing rallies, the Call?
for man ?am? back at him with re
noubled energy. Ho well was the
American playing that he had all the
luck* With h?m. and no less than four
times he won points by net OOfd
strokes.
The third set was marred by a num
Contlnued on ?leveuth vage, fourth rolumn.
AMERICAN LAWN TENNIS PLAYERS WHO BEAT AUSTRALIANS IN TWO MATCHES
AND GLIMPSE OF THE CROWD.
a
M'LOUGHLIN AND RICE
A? I U IN.
m. dmrced, will
WED FLOREnA WHALE
Wife of Eloping Hcmpste;
Rector Obtains Decree in
Hartford, Conn.
"i kai ?? bt en a Biting for thl
said Jerc Km
: * .
hi ard t night 1
? Mai ke ? look?, had ? I a dive
from him In Hartford, < 'onn.
Floretta Whaley, with whom Cool
eloped m 1007, a ?
bar teen?, ?A a? m ?the ?room when Cool
proa aaked ?ark l ha Intended to do, m
that he xx!. ? nu.
Evidently there waa no doubt in t?
mind I u,. m. for aha amtki
as if know I
d
"i Intend to ?get married
I aha ;!.????
J. Ennlaaon, ol No. 15 i
1 have heard nothli ? illy froi
him ' et. My Informatl? ?
? ?? from tha i i Inter
him to-morrow, and a#e will ?.I
? ?.- thins; over. If then ? ? ?
atlons i ahsll ; ? I man
morros W<
long time, and.ant to
? \ ? rj thing is i< gal "
Desertion the Ground.
?"<???k?- and M lea Whaley
? small ai irtmenl o? U Bra!
No. ?504 w eel 17::.i street Th?
on the doorj , ?? Bal? * 'n, and few I
an* of tha neighbora ki.
??-.met ?couple are ret* agalnal
Th'-y have n<?' flaunted their revoll
Their two children were I
in bed last ni*s'ht xxh?-n the p|
the tr ?? ? xx:'h ?onvention xx* ? an
no??n< ? l
The dlvor? a ?aras grant? ?i al i
civil aeaalon of the Bupeiior ? *o ?rt. ir
Hartford, presided over by Judge Joe
H. Reed, 'ih.- decree v. as obtained oi
the gr-v-n?! of desertion dating iron
April .':<?. i.*?7. m waa ? n thla d
" ? ? ? rtor and the girl ? loped. Mra
<?,,?,*<?-? xv.*.H authorised to resume ht*i
name of * -iark?-. ? 'ooke aid
hla Wife in i*,.-ttln-< her dlvt re?-, f??r h?
filed an ?m.-\x?-r admitting th?- allega?
tiens in th?* complaint,
Mrs. Cooke WM rpproflenferl i ?? bei
uncle, Bldney v.. ?'lark?*. Bhe attend?
th.- trial and teetlfled that she and Mi
Cooke lived Aral in Baltimore when
he* "as ? urate of rjrace Church, an?
then moved to Hempatead, where het
husband was reetor of Bt Qeorge'i
Church. On April ?Mb ahe aald, ?Mr
Cooke told her h? waa going to Balti?
more fOf I fe* ?lays, and Induced h?*r
to take B trip to Hartford He tool
h?*r t?> the atatlon. and sin? e that time,
she aald, ?the bad neither seen him nof
communicated xxith him directly. Bhe
knew, Bhe Bald, from common report
that h'-r husband had run axxay xxith
1*1,, ret ta Whal'
Mrs. Cooke Not Bitter.
Blabop Burgeea heard from ?'ooke af?
ter he ran away, the wltneea said. The
communication tm a i ? * 11. r requesting
th<* Bishop to depose him fr?.m th?
clergy a-s H-tteWy as ?poaalble
Mr*. Cooke xx as a calm wltneea and
testified without ans apparent bitter?
?nasa towtard her husband la ?reply to
a question fr?'tn Judge Reed a- to xxhy
t'.M.k?- had run away, Bhe answered,
"To protect th?* girl aa xx.?n as him
.-fif."
\\h?*n the Judge preaaed the question
futher Bhe aald ?that ahe knew no rea
non why her bUBband should have been
unhappy? Hve, Cooke ?said -she had
ne\?*r BUapOCtod her husband's infatua?
tion for Miss Whaley, although she ha?!
n.,tic.?l lie paid th** girl a (food goal of
attention
Thomas J <'onroy, a prix ate d?
tectlve, "f Hartford, waa th?* only other
wit nena.
I
When von t<? to the ?*ountr> lake an?
gostura BITTERS, an exquiotte tonic
?Advt,
....... . I .............
UPTON CHOOSES SKIPPE
W. P. Burton to Command tl
New Challenger.
'. it ;
? .' i* Burton has h
? ?.in?? ind tht mrock IV, E
er for I
?
Mr : i e ? II know n
?' ? go own?
? i ?
? .' !' ? . ? : ? Tl
fon g race for tb" America
ill 1?. Ii.?- ArSl in w l.i h tir- :,ni|
per ; ? ? n b profi i sloi
ICE COMMUNISM FAILS
East Side Housewives' Clu
Buyinc Plan Results in Quarreh
i 'on n in Ism trill nol u "ti< on t^
? Bide \t leset, nol if ths Joli
ownership of I? s Is Included in th
scheme. Th* .* trect pediera ..nnoiin<?f
terday that h??? ?ft? r then- ?woul
t.: ? ??> s ?,f |i g for fl e ? ? nta,
: llngl n an) housea h ? m
make ten-cent Inveetmi nl
combined with other women si the rat
of live cents ? ??? h and bought largi
quantities of Ice. Hard worda tem
and broken friendships followed th
Hon. Ii i Is nol easily divlslbk
and n? m*. Quarrels resulted from ai
leged lack >.f ?equity In apportioning 1
HIS SORROW THEIR JOY
Father's Face Told Crowd Aut<
Victim Was Not Their Boy.
A crowd of anxious mothers an?
fathers surrounded the .1. Hood Wrigh
Hospital last nigh! when they heart
that a small boy Inside eras dying fron
Injuries received fr?.m being struck b]
an automobile. No one knew the nam<
of the boy and all clamored for an op*
portunity to go In and BOS whether th?
? hii'i eras th? 1rs
Flnslty one man pushed bis Bray t?
the door ?and said that a i>?.y had toM
him th<* dying child was Ids ?ton, Petei
Dobbs, jr The dot t<>rs sllowed him t?
go in and see the patient, Snd when h?
came out fifteen minutes later th.
oth-Ts knew they ha?l nothing to feur,
ev? n before he t"l?l them "It was my
boy."
foung DobbS, who was seven years
?.Id was ???trii? k by an automobile be?
longing to the Keimt ii.* Motor Com?
pany, of 07th street and Eleventh ave?
nue, as he was pinyin? at ISOth Stwel
and Amsterdam avenve. Th?* car was
driven bv William Wist, a demonstra?
tor for the company.
The b y ergs thrown clear of the car
and his skull was ?fractured when h?*
landed In the street lit? died a faW
minutes after his father Identified him.
YALE-PRINCETON BASEBALL.
Pperlal Trains, Pennsylvanls Railroad,
direct to Lower Ifard Princeton, Batur?
dsy. June, l a Penne Station. New York,
, "v 't s 11 i". K M . Y2 "? Uni I "1 I' M
Ia llnd.-on Terni'l II 17 A M, 1- "?"? and
1 T M Returning ,1?) ?minutes ?tfur ?game.
- Vlvt. I
ALL AT GOLDEN WEDDING
Four Generations Complete,
Down to Great-Grandchildren.
i our * ?oh ?part in the
gold? ? ? ' ? biatlon of Mr. and
- :n. of So. 140
I lemj * ??' ? g [aland city.
.*:? at B dinner
In t in* ? ,'ourthouse Bqua , on
Jarkaon avenue, Long [aland City.
The couple were married In Germany
n June * : ??? I, and thlrty?flve > ? ira
,*u*.? came to : aettled In
- laland City, where Mr. Wangen?
helm made a email fortune tn the ?iry
gooda buaineaa,
Both Mr. and Mrs Wangenhelm are
alzty-eight ye era old and have ?seven
? hlldren, Blxteen ?grandchildren and
three great?grandcblldren. One of the
daughters h the wife of former Aseen.?
I blyman Andrew Zorn.
WILSON AIDS POOR MAN
-
Remits Old Fine to Save Legacy
for John Uhl.
Washington, June 6. -John I'll, a
poor man xvith a family, wh?< recently
Inherited a small legacy, which xvas
threatened with confiscation by the
federal government t.. satisfy an un?
paid tin? of $-'.*".<. Imposed on I'hl sex-en
yean a?,'", waa relieved to-day of the
m i Malty of meeting th?- judgment
xvhen President Wilson remitted the
tin?-.
i hi waa convicted in Brooklyn af
aaaaultlng a letter carrier, and, unable
to pay the fine, took the "poor COntrlCt'a
oath," which required th?* service of
thirty dayi in Jail The fine, hoxxex-er,
xxas a lien on any property he might
later acquire. The Preetdent ?thought
juattee had been aatlafled?
'SIPP'S LAWYER DISBARRED
Appellate Division Acts Against
Edward J. Newell.
Edward J. Newell, the laaryer xxho, as
counsel for Qeorge Bipp, oxxner ?.f a
Harlem hotel, induced the latter to
?leave New i"rk during the aldermanlc
Investigation Into th?* ?Police Depart?
ment xx?is ?lisbarred yesterday by the
Appellate Pixision. It xxas for raisin?
a fund t" be paid to i-<ipp and thereby
obstructing the course of Justice that
the four police Inspectors?Murtha.
Thompson, Huaaey an?i Bweeney?were
?convicted and sent to BlackweH'a lal?
nn?l [of a year. N'exxell was the go
between In the negotiations to bribe
?Bipp to remain In New Jcrs-y.
Newell pleaded guilty, but subse
quently furnished information to the
Dtstrtet Attorney, and Justice Bcabury
Buapended Bentence. in the proceeding
before the Appellata Dlvlalon Newell
admitted his plea of guilty to the In?
dictment against him, but maintained
that he xvas n.?t really guilty of the
crime with which he waa charged.
R KORRIS WILLIAMS.
Who defeated Stanley N. Doust.
COULD IE FIGHT?
OUI! OU! VRAIMENT
The Little Frenchman, He I
One Regiment When "Insult"
?Wrecks Saloon.
Michael Curran, proprietor ?of a ss
loon at ?29th street and Sixth avenu.
beamed happily on a dozen steady cui
tomers last night. Business was flnt
The swinging doors flew open and i
breesed a da?pper young man He wa
i as to style, Ids h.ur wa
tirawn back from his brow- in a mar? ?
, w iv". and fr?.;:i his breast pocket oro
i tv." edge "f a g?i> ly colore
( silken handkerchfef. Taarn colore?
(spats | rote?-ted his silken clad ank!?- .
The y?oung man sdvsn ed dsintil'
b telephone slot tnschlne, ..pen.
the door of the booth and seated him
St !t' primly . n the stool. In a higl
soprano he s.ti.i: "Donnes mol nom'.?r<
8284 Bryant, s'il vous plait."
The twelve g""d men anil true turnet
t?o ir backs to twelve half ?tmptie
? and faced the telephone booth
but Michael ?Curran said nothing.
"Click click ?g-r-r-r- Mng!" sai<
the telephone mechanism, and a nicke
tumbled into the slot in the box.
Right here la where the peace nn(
good will of this seen?? began to be dis
turbed The young man regard, *d hi:
nk kel for g silent moment, and begSI
operations, One stalwart pull and tht
receiver was ripped from its fasten?
ltigs. Another tug, and the transmit
t.r crashed to the Hoot. A shift w.ti
his ru-'ht foot anil the door Of the booth
flew a? rcss the room,
*/ut' Cochon! 1 am insult!" ejacu?
late.1 the citizen of France.
turran moved with slow majest?,
from behind the bar. wiping his lland?
as he advanced against the legions ol
France.
As CuntUI laid a ponderous hand on
the young man's shoulder anil started
htm (?.ward the door the habitu? of th?
gay boulevards seemed to have become
Connected With a galvanic battery.
Arms ami legs moved quickly and with
excellent effect Hi? right list f??un?i
t'ui ran s Jaw and his left foot found a
resting place back of Curran's left ear.
Curtan hit the door.
Three of Curran's best customers fell
on the Frenchman. The best efforts of
a crowd of Kilkenny cats would hav?
looked like a summer evening at the
old home compared to what happened
in the next two minutes. When the
final?? cam?- the Kren? hman sauntered
through th? doorway, first lifting on?
swinging dOOf from its hinges with a
kick a la savate.
Patrolman <",rcen came next in the
path of the Fren, h tornado. In a min?
ime he was chewing the asphalt, one
I ear on ?the ground. Three more patrol?
? men Jumped into the fray, and, after
?more explosions, carried the Napole?
onic regiment bodily into the station
house. There he told lieutenant Mul?
ligan his name was Jean Michel, of No,
t! Kast 44th street. Disorderly conduct
was the charge against him, but that
didn't half satisfy Curran.
A half hour later, after Michel had
tried to hang himself in his cell, he
was taken to the psyoopathie ward in
Hellene Hospital.
"Let the doctors take care of him."
said Lieutenant Mulligan; "we don't
want him."
WILSON IRSE M
LOBBY?TOWNSEND
Michigan Senator Insists That
President Has Exercised
Greater Influence on
Tariff Legislation.
ACCUSES HIM OF COERCION
Committee Decides to Recall
Witnesses to Ask Whether Ex?
ecutive Has Used Improper
Means to Force Support
of Tariff Bill.
?.
fKrorn Th? Tribun* Fureau ^
Washington, June 6.?In their search
for a lobby the five member? of the"
sub-committee that is making the In
vestlgatlon for the Senate xx ere mcta
phorlcally led to the doors of the White
House to-day by Senator Towneend
The Senator from Michigan ? Wit ail.
"xxith all due respe?1," that the Pr? s?
?1?ut, by x\ ifhholdme patronat;? and
stirring up public opinion by hi- state?
ment of the existence of a lobby, had
exert?*-.! a greater effect on prospective
tariff leglalatloa than all of the alleged
|obb>iata a ho have b.en in Waahlng?
ton.
I>om.'"-i-ntic members of the sub
cnmmitt?e demanded names and tac:s
from Senator Tosmsend to support his
.i? tit. These, he said, he could
n?'t ?give.
As a result of Mr. Tow tisends Statt
ment, characterised by Senator Walsh
as "d?ri"us," th.- committee decided to
. Senators and ask them whether
<?r not they had been ?coerced by the
ident by threata of xxithholdmg
naare into supporting th.- tariff bill.
"The neareet approach to undu?* m
fiui-n? e " said Senator Towneend, and
this with all '!'?? raup? * has been
th?-* Influence of the ?President and the
Influence of th?. patty aecret caucna.
There are mm who xxi'i not vota
apainst the tariff bill for t?ar of an
tagontalng the administration. Be?
cause of t'r.e Insinuation that an in
u * lobbj exlata i believe that cer?
tain Benatora who would approve
amendments t?? th?- prop letloo
xx ill t? train from voting for th?m ?Cor
fear they might lay th? ?mai ?? i open to
I have b'-tn m:iu
t-nc'-i b) the alleged lobby."
Cetrcion by the President.
Tou mean," asked ?Senator Nelson,
"thai there has been a kind of coerci?n
? ? of the Preeldent?"
??] d said Senator Towneend in
m* experience In Congres i te ?Esecu?
live has encroached .,on the legla ?.
tue branch and exercl.-ed a gr? a*?-r tie*
RlMBCl than that which prooeedl from
anj other sourie, it seeou t?> be a
'popular id?'a noxvada: s "
"Tell us how you know." Interjected
Senator Walsh, ?oming to the defence
?of the President
' I dun't care to do that." rejoined
Senator Towneend. "You know as well
as i do."
"Do you kno'.x any h -man being xxho
can su* a- ? matter of fart that Proa*
id-nl Wilson baa either withheld or
? appointments to affect the vota
?of any man In Congrese?" demandad
Senator Reed.
"No. I do not. I know on!y what I
have heard rumored and .-e< n in pa?
pers," said Senator To.xnsend.
BffortB were made by Senator Walsh
an i Benator ?Bead to pin <i?'wn the
Michigan Senator to a apeciflc charge,
but he l I to go into detail, and
?admitted that he baaed hla Btatement
on Inferencea he drew from what was
going on about him la the Senate He
insisted, however, thai the tariff policy
?was "the creature <>f the ?President?*'"
and thai the Preeldent, bj raising the
I cry of "Lobby!" had brought undue ln
fluencc to bear on leglalatora through
the medium of popular ?-pinion.
? Benator Nelson auggeeted that Mr.
I Towneend mijiht have referen ?- t?i the
President's vlalta t.? the ?Capitol, but
Senator Townseod found no obJ'*ctlon
Ito this practice, "The r- ? ought
it?. ? ??me to the Capitol," he Bald, and
italk xxith Senators and with the Sen?
ate."
Defines a Lobbyist.
In substantiation of his statement re?
garding the President's part in in?
fluencing l.gislation Senator Townsend
said:
"In th?* broad sense a tobb) ist If a
I ers??n who.se business it Is to promote
or prevent leglalatloa on some particu?
lar subject In the narrower 6?-nse
UBtd by the Pr?*sid<-nt in his re? ent
published Btatement and as understood
generally, I believe, by the public, a
lobbyist is a person whose business It
is to secure or ?prevent some particular
l.gislation by the use of means which,
ly Intelligent and right minded men,
are considered Improper, such as th?
payment of money or other things of
value, extending favors or entertain?
ment to legislators. l?y insidious threata
of political opposition, by holding out
prospe? ts of political reward, or by
using nny other dex ice calculated or
intended to induce the laxxmaker to do
what h>? oth'Txvise would not do and
w hat is contrary to his ideas of what ia
: proper for him to do as the representa?
re of his constituents."
The assertion made by Senator
Townsend xvas supported by Senator
Weeks, xxho, however, employe?*! milder
terms, 'in my opinion," he said, 'ever
since I have been hern the Executive
has had m?->re influence upon legislation
than all the lobbyists xvho have be.-n
her?. The statement of the President
that an Insidious and pernicious lobby
exists, by influencing popular opinion,
has had more effect than all the men

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