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SATURDAY. JANUARY i. 1913.
Prof. Emery on the Tariff.
In the Yale Review, Prof. H. C
Emery, of Yale, chairman of Presi
dent Taft's tariff board, makes a strong
statement regarding the tariff board or
commission method of approaching the
difficult task of revision. It has been
asserted by those who are hostile to
tariff boards that, inasmuch as the
Democrats are disregarding the prin
ciple of protection and arc to revise
iie tariff with the single object of
raising revenue, the work may be ac
complished without the aid of the in
vestigators On this head Prof. Emery
Where it is proposed to levy import
duties on many hundreds of different
article, even for the purpose of revc
nnc onl), a careful and unbiased m
vestigation into costs and prices is
just as nccessarj for wise action as
it -would be if such duties were tobc
levied for the purpose of combining
protection with revenue
Prof. Emery asserts that the Demo
crats have an extremely difficult task
before them. The public looks to them
to make good their pledges and to
"bring the prices on necessities of life
down to their former leve' This can
fce !" " 'ay wicatures." In
some ictan c- g-eat reductions will
tct afe t t:c price, because the cost
aci prf-f u orae smcles are as high
net - i uvid. and in ajrfser instances
seiei-r rri irtioas probabl would
au t "-orary disturbarce of in-
d--' .' eiij rate, fad to produce
rerti f must be had The prob
tn tomcaejr and of the
s z demands thorough in
Nor has Mr Underwood's theory of
a competitive tariff removed the diffi
culties m Prof Enter) 's opinion. Mr
Underwood defines a competitive tariff
as one "that allows sufficient import
qf every product made in the United
States to be imported from abroad to
bring about fair and honest competi
tions" How is the dutv to be fixed
that -w ill permit this adjustment? Guess
work will be hazardous in determining
the measure of reduction and the class
of articles to be included in the re
vision If the competitive proposal is
logical! v lived up to, it will involve
a consideration of the cost of produc
tion. The inference is that the facts
for the guidance of Congress should
be gathered by a nonpartisan board
The reason whv the Democrats are
opposed to the tariff board plan is that
it is a Republican plan and also, as
Prof. Emery notes, that the Repub
licans were so derelict in doing hcir
duty that their tariff revision profes
sions were discredited The prospec
of tariff revision has occasioned no
alarm, because the men who are to
control the operation arc among the
most moderate and cautious and also
because, as Prof. Emery declares, the
"importance of the tariff for cither
good or evil is exaggerated" It is
no longer possible to deceive the public
with the idea that any lowering of the
tariff was 'fraught with menace; and
on the other hand, even should the
most equitable reductions be made.
those who are looking for a lowering of
prices all along the line likely are to
be disappointed x
The Hocking Valley Decisions.
The Federal Circuit Court at Co
lumbus Ohio, bj ordering the second
merger of the Hocking Valley Rail
way and its affiliated coal companies
Avith other trunk lines to be dissolved,
has confirmed a similar decree reached
in the case of "the first merger, and
nothing of consequence now remains to
prevent the restoration of competitive
conditions in the Ohio and West -Mir
ginia coal regions. Through both trials
the influence of financial interests in
the conduct of the defence was appar
ent . ,
The effect in the Ohio decision will
be to sever the alliance" between the
Lake Shore and Ches?peake and Ohio
roads involving the control of ihe
Hocking Valley, Toledo and Ohio Cen
tral, and Kanawha and Michigan rail-
roatls, "and the control by stock owner
ship of the Sundyr Creek Company,
a coal mining corporation with, 100,000
acres of coal lands and numerous pits
in operation in the two States men
tiohed. The contention of the govern'
rnent is that this agreement is in vio
lation 61 the Sherman law, because it
is .in restraint o'f interstate commerce.
The Columbus decision is regarded
as a victory for the government, and
I evidently- it is o wider effect Own -the
recent coal decision in the East,
whereby the agreements known as the
"6$ per. cent contracts" were abolished.
Obstructions still remain in the way of
completion in the Eastern fields, but
the situation Is much clearer in the
Hocking district of Ohio and. the
Kanawha fields of West Virginia. Both
rulings emphasize something which
should not be overlooked, especially by
the critics of the Sherman law. It ap
pears that each decision, whether ren
dered by lower or higher court, and
into which the Sherman law enters.
demonstrates tint the statute is alive,
and is leading us to a condition in
which business affairs largely will be
relieved from the serious tangles
brought on by combinations, pools, and
agreements to stifle competition.
What Got. Sober Recommends.
The emphatic manner in which Gov.
Sulzer at once disposed of the efforts
of certain men to establish a bu
reaucracy in the New York National
Guard, with possibilities of dragging
politics into military affairs, as well as
his action in reinstating Maj. Gen.
O'Ryan as commander of the Artillery
Corps of the Guard, once more plainly
shows the mettle the new executive of
the Empire State is made of. It does
not speak well for Mr. Dix that during
the closing hours of his administration
he attempted to block his successors
progress by appointing a man to that
generalship who is unpopular and not
regarded as eligible.
Mr. Sulzer has his finger on the pulse
of the people and was wise in re
pudiating the appointment. If there
is any ground for the charges of
financial irregularities in the accounts
of the organization which Gen. 0'Ran
commands, charges which developed in
the closing hours of the administra
tion which", it is declared, had done
much to retard the progress of the
Guard, no doubt Gov. Sulzer will be
as emphatic in having them investi
gated, as he was to see justice done in
the case of the deposed major general.
Gov. Sulzer's message reflected the
public sentiment which colored three
national platforms last summer, and
which permeates public feeling about
all governmental and commercial mat
ters, that more should be done for the
comfort and safety of the weaker mem
bers of the communit). Consequently,
while commending the conservation of
our natural resources, he particularly
commends the conservation of our hu
man resources. The living wage; in
creased powers for the Department of
Labor; the enforcement of safety ap
pliances; the protection of laborers,
more especially women and children,
from excessive fatigue, from unwhole
some surroundings and from immoral
or insanitary conditions these and
similar subjects he urges upon the at
tention of the Legislature.
His other recommendations are such
as nonpartisan sentiment generally has
approved or 10 which the Democratic
party has committed itself. The direct
election of Senators he approves. We
have little expectation of any reduction
in the cost of living as a result of anv
thing that the Legislature at Albany
might accomplish, but the Coventor in
vites that body to consider the sub
ject and see whether it could do an
thing. The improvement of the direct
primary system, the greater efficiency
of the civil service sjtem, the promo
tion of farmers' interests, and espe
cially the provision of agricultural
credit, and home rule for counties and
sovvns, are the. subjects of other sec
tions of the message of the man who
wore a soft hat and old gray suit at
his inauguration, but who is pre-emi
nently the representative of the rank
and file of the people.
Not Harmed by Sherman Law.
"Onlj" $10,000,000 was distributed in
dividends by the tobacco companies for
merly combined in the trust during the
first j ear after its dissolution In the
preceding jear the dividends of the
American Tobacco Company and its
subsidiaries amounted to $16,000,000.
The deduction that this falling off
shows the pernicious effect on business
of anti-trust legislation, is unfair. In
the first place, a full jcar has not
elapsed since the reorganization, which
took effect February 28 (just ten
months ago). Besides, the new corpora
tions formed out of the divided trust
were constrained to adopt a conserva
tive policy in the matter of dividends
by the necessity of accumulating a sur
plus -for the purpose of purchasing the
raw leaf and the financing of opera
tions. incidental to their business The
decree expressly prohibits borrowing
from the parent company (which was
ihe 'former practice), the purpose be
ing to prevent indirect control through
loans. A complete financial statement
might show that the profits of the com
panies suffered no diminution at all.
Mondays for Holliln).
The proposition that all hollda) s should
fall on Monday Is again made, and is
enthusiastically indorsed by the people
who like to have two dajs come together.
This happens just often enough to whet
the appetite for more happenings of the
same kind. And jet If storekeepers and
manufacturers were consulted, many of
them would say that It takes Tuesday
In such cases to get over the effects of
their double holiday. It would be wiser.
in some wajs. to have the holidays
ccme on Saturday. And then people
Would have Sunday in which to get over
Uic enects or Saturday. But then the
merchants would lose their best day. So
what is to be done, except to take things
&h they come.
The .Modest Hen.
FVom Judge. ,
It's the rooster does the crowln.
Wears the plumes and yaller legs.
Wants to boss the whole creation;
But the hersihe lays the eggav
A LITTLE NONSENSE.
Do girls miss the old-time serenade?
They 'do not miss the serenade;
On, that wehave a hunch.
Wo rather think the modern maid
Prefers a midnight lunch.
The twanging of a 'light guitar
Pleased girls of long ago.
But maidens of this age, by far, d
Prefer to see a show.
The mandolin seemed very sweat
To girls our fathers knew.
Your modern girl would rather eat
A Quart of oyster stew.
Their Innocent Youth.
No hen deliberately lays a eoldi stor
age egg. All eggs aro iresn at one stage
of their careers.
"I have appjled for something good
under the new" administration."
"Think you'll get itr'
"Why notT I corao under Class A."
"What do you mean by Class AT
"Why. the peoplo who ran tho last
campaign have three classifications ar
ranged alwa) s -a Democrat, generally
a Democrat, and occasionally a Demo
crat. I was always a Democrat; aon t
January In History.
January 4, li55 William Shakespeare
organizes a duckpln league among the
January 4. 1K-Hcnry VIII destroys
the. green necktie ho got for Christmas
Can't Help It.
This trick of making errors
Is one we cannot shelve;
And now and then the best of men
Still write It 1912.
They lime Vrve Friends.
This here Wombat Is a pugnacious fel
"He would go to great lengths to get
up an argument."
"Now he's siding with the Turks"
I.CKnonK in I.ovc.
"She sajs she thinks she could learn
to love me."
"Yet jou do not look happy.
"It Is going to be expensive. Had her
at tho theater last night, with a little
supper afterward The first lesson cost
1 cry Trnulilcome.
"I have a very troublesome con
science." "Won't let jou do wrong, eh?"
"No. Won't even meet me half way."
THE OPEN FORUM
Kirk on "Growler" Ilcillna-.
To the Editor: To-night, after finish
ing my uual evening's work and study,
I felt ready for my usual Bias of fresh
beer Thrn I remembered that 1 was
forbidden to have it. I felt like crimi
nal to have the freedom of ru own
home taken from mc, but how I merited
the punishment I do not know.
American citizens! All honest ami free
men and women, all who have a fpark
of the sense of a free people left In
them, get together In a mi meeting
of protest and In a proper manner pre
sent to the proper authority the side
of a question, as honest and sano people
feel, who cjalm the right to fetch homo
their fresh evening beer and enmfort-
abl- enjoy it with the members of their
American", protest against oppression
by fanatic meddlers.
3311 T btreet Xorthnt
Make t'npltnl Stork "tuo.ooo.ooo.
Alban. X Y, Jan. 3 C D Mencclej.
vice president and terasurer of the
Brookbn Itapla Transit Companv. filed
with the "ecretarj of State to-day a
certificate Increasing the capital stock
of the nrooklvn Rapid Transit Company
from JliCOOOfO to JIO.OOO.'W) face value.
to consist of VfifiO shares of common
stock at a pir value of J1W each This
Increase is made necessary for the con
version into capital Mock of the first re
funding gold mortgage Issued in JWH.
OL VI. NO. 34.
OwMott If y U In TU Bif
Stick, it isn't oecMnriJj o.
A LAUGH OS JOHN BULL.
To the hditcr Dtirinff a. nrent trip
to IKXoa. I hd forciblr imrrnwed
crri me lh fart th&t Knsliihmm
rc my t to ! tli print in
American krs. While altendinff a
function there recently, I met a ffro
t1nan of crauiderabte attainments
who is cconcctrd with oue of the
larca Ivodcn adrertWnir acniri.
and-with whom I dlscuwrd the local
derflo.trent -f adTertUnc in Wash
inirton. lluiHJj our cunTersitloo. b
By the wiy, old roan. I taw a de
cidedly catchy tiea yesterday, whirh
because of its hmnor I calculated
to fit itIf in the minds of the
laiblia nd I think I will male rood
nw of the idea tn my retnnvto dear
old Lrmdrm The aljn to which I
haw reference read, Look at Eta
and we better. Hal ba! hat (Uia
Now the funny rrt l U
sisn read, "bee Kta and iw letter.
II H. Woodward.
A New Society
The IVetiyh I-Mmlem. of th
Prea Club, hare rcanlzed a o
eifty for the pretention of tireless
taUr. and elected Tom 1onk pres
idnt. Jim Hay, Tice prea., and
Graham Mchol, trras. "There Is
erymc jierd for a aoc'y of Ibis
kind," mH Joe Cannon, with a
merry Xmxi txinkle in, his riotet
bine rye, a he abifted his riir to
the other extremity of bis finely
We extend our heartiest Rood
withes and cnnzrainlatlona to Law
rence Hnfty. ha. But. say. old
larry. why didn t yon -pnt us wtae
Luther MeCarty. formerly associate
editor of The Bijr Stick, has entered
a new field, and latest report thaw
that he is eminently tnoccerfU. He
knocked ait Al raker, the Iowa
ciant. in cifhteen rounds. We al
ways bad a sorakms imp.rran
Ijrither was a beary weight and bad
it In foe that Ia.srr man. Bhaac,
eld rl. ind wihics yon a Happy
ew eir, beliere me
HAN O CON SELL.
ANTI FAT CURE.
Eat no breakfast; retire late and
rise early; emoke c&sarettes; roll
and walk on all four to and from
office; sleep standing up; drink water
(not fire water or aqna ?fta). and
tale a ptanre erery moraine In the
Potomac. Cure sparantrcd or money
JOHN HOREItT KNGLXStt,
Alias -"Roly Poly" and "Jack the
iSuJ? AW,VLr..- rW-i.
Continued from Patre -One.
over Gov. McSweeneys reply to Tillman.
Tillman is so rank a demagogue and the
logio of events Js'so much against htm
that If McLaurln would only keep cool
and perhaps do a little Judicious nagging
occasionally Tillman will hang'hlmself."
Snld' He Conld Ileat Tillman.
In ajctter written by Senator McLauV
rln to Sir. Archbold. under dato of May
Z 1902, the Senator, in . speaking' of
his political campaign against Till
"I can beat Tillman If properly "and
generously supported. There is no time
to lose, however."
A letter from Archbold to Repre
sentative Sibley, dated January 13. 1902.
was read into the record. In which Mr.
-With reference 1oiur Ohio friend,
our feelings arc most cordial, and we
would be glad to'lend a -hand In a reason
able waj How would it do for you to
say to him that I suggest he see me
for a little talkT" Reference Is made In
the same letter to tho Now Jersey Sen
atorshlp. and Mr Archbola expressed a
desire to learn tho name of a "dark
horse" suggested by Mr. Sibley.
In a letter from Mr. Sibley to Arch
bold. dated March 7, 1905, a running com
ment on men and measures stirred the
members of the committee to laughter.
Mr. Sibley wrote, among other things:
"Senator B was to hav e gone over with
me." this referring to a vtslt Mr. Sibley
had intended to make to New York. "I
think he will go any waj'. as he has
business there. I had a conversation with
ah important "official" jesterday and
he told mo there was but one thing to
do. and that was to start a 'back-fire.'
Mke mjself, he Is much alarmed, and
as an initial member of the reigning
family his hand and tongue are tied."
Mr Sibley continued to cuscuss the
threatened crisis and suggested that the
Speaker was trj'ng to have tho extra
session go over until November, and the
writer agreed to report to Mr. Archbold
In a few days what success the Speaker
had. Discussing the relation or the
Kansas delegation to affairs in Congress,
"Long (Senatort and Curtis (Repub
licans) aro the strong men In the Kansas
delegation I have explained matters to
them, and I think their Influence will
count some- when they go home. Camp
bell, referring to a Representative from
Kansas who Is still In the House, is a
clever bo-. He has no strong points
on place jet developed, he seeks no
toriety, but li harmless in himself.
nnller'a ham DrnBBrd In.
Mr. Flhley naively added that the coun
try would "recover from Ivwsonllls if
wo get pure air for a while." He ad
vied the establishment of a literary bu
reau and "a permanent and healthy con
trol of AS'oclated Tress and kindred ave
nue-!. He explalne.1 that It would rest
mono, but would le cheap at the price
He declared that Itootevelt 'hears only
the chorus of a rabble .and thinks It
public sentiment " In one of Mr Arch
bold's letters to hlblcy he urged the
Representative to make a definite date
when Senator Ha Hey could come to
Standard Oil headquarter"
In a letter dated October 10 l. writ
ten by Mr Archbold to William J
Sewall. then Senator from New Jersey,
the Senator was asked to explain mat
ters to Representative tSardner. of At
lantic City, member of the Industrial
Commission, and correct certain Impres
sions that Mr Gardner had formed con
cerning the Standard Oil. to tee dUd
tKMitagn of the latter in a letter to
Penator Quay. Mr Archbold outlined the
attitude of the Standard Oil Company
toward a number of bills pending in the
Senate on railroad and trust mittcrs.
He approved the Elklns bill, prohibiting
rebates, but condemned all the other
legislation ai "utterly futile" and calcu
lated to "result onl in vexatious Inter
ference with the industrial Interests of
In a letter to the late Senator Elkins,
bearing dato October 3 im Mr. Arch
bold assured Mr. Elkins that the Stand
ard Oil's representatives in West Vir
ginia would put two of the Standard's
emplojes who had been opposed to
Elkins in the way of supporting him.
THE BIG STICK
WASHINGTON. JANUARY 4.
. VKWMfrJ t .N. 4BV
r'v. wrf i
WuKingtonun Llses to Scatter Cheer sad Dispel Gloom
Tom Moor', mot amurin' cu nd or atwat with little hm.
dispelling c snd Hires and irocj with oniimtrl and ractare ahowa.
As Jixrn oner, rradluoa aaja. auoed tones mm tho carta to Qiao
crop of mnj. ro Thonas sow imnwfunt Mrd that alwa;s crowa,
Tho reason fur Ui fnntfulncas of acrd Tom j!anU alnt hard to
' I riant 'cm all ou fruitful wiUo wlf the txirla of hrroat toil."
and here flnilr, Thomas at the thought of aU the mcrira that hea bought.
But. truth to tell, tho rral raiiae la. tliat Tcan not only knows tho bis;
but takt, his rral and heat drlliht from making hoarr bearta more light.
-That a why yon are him strut ahtjzt, and langti to hear the peofso ahouc
in rite at what they are on screen k, without thought of Snglu,,
Kor Occoquan, wbrre film'a talioo. get's benefit firm Thomas, too. for
oft he allows liia morlea there to light the shadows of despair.
Amusement's impnfae thus you find: ilt's juc Tam'S'habit to be
DEAR OLD CHAUNCEV.
Admiral Dewey ar he owes h
good health at seirnty Are to too
fset that be keeja away from mai
nUht tanqnets aid refrains from
tnaklrg after-dinner ipeeehea, I
wculd like irry much for' the good
Admiral to ten us which is the
vcr feature of the banqnet, tne
yittcls or the roat prandial reinatkaf
The Baron de Kouquierea dresnea
arrcrdintly and has thirty thro
trunks fii'l of rluthea. Although I
beliete fn publicity and all that son
,of thing. I don't think my dear
Andre could crer bo elected to ofuee
on the pcurarratic ticket. Look at
Sulser walking-to- the capital to take
tbrKMdb of offlne and now VViboa
thrratms to rhtke" alao.
end ta riot jet-
The "Haekll.it of rogow" which ia
being prepared by th Washington
Police Department in antieiiwttnn of
tbo Inauguration is a police and not
a political enumeration, l'leaae take
note. JIAT. SiWESTOU
COUNT DE ZAPFS1
FOR AUTO SHOW
Dealers' AMedafJoa Is Dked
T. Olifer Probey at Cm
Preceding a business meeting of the
Washington Automobile Dealers' Associa
tion, held at the. Commercial- dub IasV
night, a banquet was tendered the members-
by their president. T. Oliver 'Probey.
The outlook for the coming automobile
show, which is to bo given under tho
auspices of the association, was informal
2y,. discussed, and indications are that
this year's show will be .more elaborate
ard'enjdy a much larger'attendanco than:
the' showa, hcld'ln the past.
The namea of. Andrew Loefller, Elliott
Hough,' and Charles IQoppmeyer were
presented and' accepted for membership
in tho ..association. It was decided .that
the members of tho association are-to
attend, the New York show in a body,
leaving Washington on the evening of
January IS and returning the 23d. giving
them an opportunity to witness both the
pleasure car show, which closes on the
Uth, and tho truck exhibition, which
opens on tbo 20th.
It is expected tliat several unique fea
tures and some new ideas for the local
show- will ba picked up during their visit
to the .New York show.
Tho next meeting of. the association is
scheduled for next Thursday evening,
January 0, in Its Woodward Building
While the promoters of the auto show
were enjoying the hospitality of T. Oliver
Trobej-, the dealers who are to partici
pate in the all-week carnival were mak
ing merry while they ate and drank at
the expense of CoL W. C. Long, leading
figure behind the promotion of the car
nival and chairman of tho carnival com
mittee, who tendered his co-workers a
banquet at Eckstein's. Reversing the
order of things at the Commercial Club
tho carnival crew talked business first
and dined afterwards.
At the business meeting a poster de
sign for advertising the carnival was
submitted and accepted, and general pub
licity plans made. It was decided to open
carnival week, with a monster parade of
motor cars, and the following committee
on parado was appointed: S. A. Lut
trell. M T. Pollock. It. C Smith. R.
H. Martin, Ij. Stevenson, George Robert
son, K. N. Prendergrast. C. II. Warring
ton. Paul Barnhart. Royce Hough, and
The auto carnival Is to Immediately fol
low tho auto show and will be in the
nature of a reception to lovers of motor
cars at tho various sales rooms, which
are to be beautifully decorated for the
SEE VICTORY FOR MEMORIAL.
iIrorates nf Bacon Tlnn Pleased
with ctlon of House.
Advocates of the recommendations' of
the Lincoln Memorial Commission for a
monument to Lincoln In the Mall claim
ed victory from the action of the House
yesterdaj- in recalling from Its Appro
priations Committee and referring to its
Library Committee the concurrent reso
utlon approving tho findings of the com
mission The motion for the recommit
tal was carried by a vote of Its to 30
on roll call.
The Llbrarj- Committee, of which
Representative Slajden of Texas Is
chairman. prob' will act upon the
resolution next ' a. 4 a favorable
report Is prcdln by th se
the memorial t iKe the tr a a
temple designed by Henry Uk n of
New York, for -. Mt hi t Mall near
the Potomac".! wn by th trewrry,",
as. Representatl' e Borland, who oppose
th commlsslots recommendations. sa.
RcprvsenUtlv e T waseod of New JT
sey. Tr memb tt tjs Library
Committee, said ! night that he was
In favor of ti l-coln Memorial Com
missions plar M fl n couia not j
members of th. Hous -. arj fomrnil
tec, of which a. qL.rv.u .u. so. in lue
Henrlnc on Appropriation!.
Hearings on the District appropriation
bill were started yesterday before the
subcommittee of the Appropriations Com
mittee having In chirse the financial esti
mates of the District. The three Com
missioners appeared before Representa
tive Burleson, chairman of this subcom
mittee. A l&t for
There Is & so-called barber in
thift town who boasts, that he ahared
braham liocoln, Franklin fierce.
MUuml 1-lhaore. James Buchanan,
llamn RnUuealld. Charles Dickens,
iten. Scott, Urn. Sheridan, and Gen.
JtcOeUai. But why should the
knare boast about that! Why
should be, I ask In all seriousness?
No answer! If be bad erer abased
Justice Hughes or CoL James Ham
ilton. IVwia he would hare reason to
boast. I feel iVht Teerish now.
EBNESiT r DOlLE.
LEST WE FORGET.
We want to aay right here this
ererytbing shall be fonriTen and his
entire weather-checkered career far
gotten if I"rof. Will's Moore prom
ls us the same brand of weather for
Starch t as be aelcrted for us tor
ew dear's. VVe know he can do It.
if he only puts his mind to It. If
WILLIAM CORCORAN ECSTI8.
THE FORCE ATTRACTIVE
Much we owe to Sir Isaac Newton
for his discorery of the law of gran
tatlno. But consider the alas of orn
Indebtednesa to the one who will
suggest the attractlr force that will
keep 'em from fining off the water
" wife and babies" yon aayr
Maybe that fa tbe answer
E. L. SIAkESUOER.
POINTER FOR COV. SULZER.
Take notice that "Rosalie" irrlted
in Albany ahead of schedule-that
Cot buLer IsdouVd woman sulfrigo
In his raruwge, and then whiprr
intly amtsot l Pcrgeant st arms
LMdell that be arm "Rocalie" with
the subpoena when derous of sreed
ilj locating a ranirhed millionaire.
Popular Harry M. Camp.
If anybody can mike the Capital
dub the success it domes to be.
It is Henry Camp, who is not
only sn nrerl organiser but alsa
an aatnte .reiitlciui. wise aiatr-roan,
high minded, patriot, artist, llcgalst.
entertatulng rsconteni graceful dan
cer: awcet singer, eloquent orator,
and so forth Henry stands feet
4 lir bis slocking fret and tips the
beam at MS and la a boxer, wrestler,
swimmer, fencer of fame, and can
teat anybody at canocdUng and
akatmg. EtlB SHEETZ.
. Fsn ihtei.Psbue-ssiiitea' I'm-
jUlwaie alire tok tbe best intrr
rts of our rcogresalfO community.
James B. Green. JUq . foe of our
rontributisg edllorsj his suggested
that Washington celebrate Christ
mas neat year by baring a glint
Chrintmas tree and celebration in
front I of the Mucleipel Building.
with lota of good mnslc and sing
ing. "If othrr e-Uee can do it, why
not wet" aaid Jim.
FIXES HEAVY BAH
fc FOR DYNAMITERS
Juitt laker AAsrks Priswers t Bail
of W,Ww for Each Tear
Chicago, Jan. 1,-Judge P. E. Baker
In tho United States Circuit Court of Ap
peals to-day decided that the labor lead-.-.
,r,vl-tKl in Indianapolis of dyna
mite outrages and now In the Leaven
worth Federal prison snouia oe mu"m
to bail penn" their appeal to the high
est court. Judge 3aker fixed the amount
of ball .at SW.0D0. for each year that the
labor men wera sentenced. Frank M.
Ryan's bsuX therefore will be. 170.000. He
was sentenced to serve seven years
Lawyers for tb defens said that
money enough ,to, secure the releasa of
all tho men on. ball would bo forthcoming
at once. t -.
The bonds are among the heaviest , ever
fixed by the Federal courts in Chicago.
Judge Baker called attention to the fact
that the crime of conspiracy for which
the men -were convicted Is not" numbered
against the extraditable oStaacs.
"It these men leave the Jurisdiction
tv,. nMint h brought back. Therefore
their ball should bo heavy-SW.OOO for
eacn -year 01 cm..-, -- - -
Herbert S. Hockln. the former secre
tary, was not included in tho order,
which covered thirty-two .men.
Turks Ask Time to Get Fresk Instrac-
jobs Allies on Point of Break
ing Off Negotiation.
London. January 3. Tho ninth session
nf th. n.tlkan neacc conference at St,
James' Palace was adjourned shortly
after 8 o'cloek this evening until to-
Adjournment was taken to give the
Turkish delegates an opportunity 10 re
c!t fresh instructions from Con
stantinople. It la understood to-night
that unless the Turks make some den-
nlte announcement of their intentions re-
eardlne Adrlanoole at to-morrows ses-
slon tho negotiations will be summarily
broken off, and the order will go forth
to the armies of the Balkans to resume
the conflict along the Tchatalja lines
and consummaU the downfall of Ad-
rlanople as soon as possible.
There Is a possibility that the allies
will grant the Turks twenty-four hours
from the closo of to-morrow's session
for a decisive answer, but the sentiment
of the Balkan envoys to-night favors
final action at the tenth session to-morrow
Grand Visler Threatened.
Constantinople, Jan. 3. It is said that
the Grand Vlxler haa received threats of
death, presumably originating with the
military faction. If he surrenders Adrian
ople to the allies.
It Is known here that Adrianople can
not hold out more than a few dajs'
longer at the most, and possibly only a
few hours. No food has been sent to the
garrison since before the signing of the
armistice, and the men aro on the verge
of lajing down their arms.
Wnrdoga Crow llesilras.
Softs "--8, l ready to re-
notice. A i - -Utlon it t.aJ-
frsruxK t' -t 'rdirund aalA'
"S&ieuld tc t enable t" coma, to
pcneefol w.Jrla.l2(pr, jr . E<i Cot
liItB.t. tf;4rt raTirrrm avcsln to ab-
Uin ir"fkian YJjrtlvjr 6 0i5$FrKlrJ
racrfflces.? .T ' -C'fff
NJNE-1KCH WAILS ALLOWED.
4lnertrfineD I IU sg ftearul
tlons Slade by Commissioners.
An amendment to the building regula
tions rrlatlnc to the thickness ot walls
of one-storjr buildings as announced by
thc Commissioners esterday.
Tho present regulation Is so strict as
not to permit a one-storr building, unless
erected for dwelling purposes, to be con
structed of walls ot a thickness less than
thirteen Inches, no matter how small the
area to be inclosed.
The new regulation, adopted on recom
mendation of Building Inspector Morris
Hacker, will permit the erection of de
tached buildings for use as stables, gar
age, storage houses, .c. one story In
height and of an area not to exceed 400
square feet, to be erected with nine-Inch
walls. This regulation will go Into effect
The new officers of the National rress.
Club, elected December 5S. were form
ally installed at the annual meeting of
the organization last night. In addition
to the installation, reports of the retir
ing officers were read, shoving that the
club experienced in 3913 the most pros
perous jear of its existence.
During the jear the last remaining
debt of the club was cleared away, and
according to the treasurer's report the
organization now has a resrve fund ot
J1.K0. in addlton to a cash balance for
running expenses of LSS.!C within
the last three years the club has, paid a.
bonded debt of ttMt. and established a
reserve fund toward the future growth
of the organization. The membership of
tho club showed a healthy increase dur
ing the jear.
Tho meeting took a recess until 3
o'clock to-nlsht, at which time sov-eral
amendments to the constitution will
come up for action.
Gnlloirny Lecture Poertponed.
tti. lecture on "Tree Growing in the
Various Parts ot the World." which Dr.
B. T Galtowaj-, ot trie uepanraem oi
Agriculture. Intended giving to-day, has
been postponed until the third week In
this month, owing to a series or impor
tant meetings to be held at the Bureau
of Plant Industry. The exact date of
Dr. Galloway's lecture will be announced
At Very Reasonable Rates
Music Rolls Free
New Upright Pianos for Rent
at Special Rates
Rent to Apply on Purchase
F. G. SMITH PIANO CO.
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i "i Vv
Texan Will Practice Before
U. S. Supreme Court
JOHNSTON HIS SUCCESSOR
AppoiabaeBt of Horutoa Editor by
Goyernor Expected WithiB
Senator Joseph TV. Bailey of Texas
yesterday handed his resignation to Sen
ator Galllnger, President pro tempore ot
the Senate, and advised Gov. Colquitt ot
Texas by wire of tbe action he had
The appointment of Col. It. SI. John
ston, publisher of the Houstan Post, as
Baileys successor, to serve until the
Texas Legislature elects a successor for
the short term, is expected.
fcenator Bailey wtll retain his legal res
idence in Texas, but will spend most of
bis time In Washington, where he now is
occupying a handsome new residence In
Sixteenth Street. It Is understood that
he will practice exclusively before the
Supreme Court of the United States. pro
Tided he can make a success ot It.
Political Career Closed.
Tbe retirement of Senator Bailey
marks the close of one of the most re
markable political careers in the history
of Congress. For more than twenty
three years Senator Bailey haa served
his party in the halls of the Lower and
Upper House. Espousing tho cause of
Democracy, he entered Congress as a
Representative from the Fifth Texas dis
trict while yet but twentj-soven years
old, and in a short time had climbed the
ladder of fame in the Lower House to
Senator Bailey's career In the Upper
House has been fraught with f raise and
Twice. In the Legislature of his home
State, he has been accused of affiliation
with Interests detrimental to public wel
fare. On one occasion the people of his
State voted upon his acts and passed
upon them favorably, but Senator Bailey
was charged with serving the subsidiary
companies ot the Standard OIL
Champion of Lorimcr.
Senator Bailey championed the cause
of Senator Lorlmer, but despite his able
efforts the Illinois Senator, Anally went
down to defeat, and was expelled from
Senator Bailey was bom in Copiah
County, Hiss., on October , 1SG3. He
was educated In the common schools,
later entering the University of Missis
sippi, where he was requested to resign
because of a student escapade In his
sophomore jear. He then spent a year
at the University of Virginia. After
that he entered the law scnool of tbe
Cumberland University, Lebanon, Tenn.,
from which be was graduated with hon
ors In 1SSJ at' the age of twenty. He war
admitted to the bar of his native State
Tovjt v ;o spent a gooa aeai ot nis
time dabbling in politics. In 1SK4. at the
age cf tsreoty-one. he was nominated as
a difcirier elector. on the Cleveland and
ItendrlcXs ticket, and "was elected. -u
tS4 tun iher- vra little demand and
nA"cTutBr- ptxspectsv tor a .lawyer In
rv.mT County, and. in 1SS3 ho removed
to GatoewTTH Tex. Here he earned a
Ing by the practice of hit
MERCHANTS TO DINE.
Iletaller to Itold Get-Together
Dinner Fridays January IT.
At a meeting of the committee yester
day It was decided to hold the big "get
together" dinner of the Retail Mer
chant r Association at the Raleigh Ho
tel, Fiday evening. January IT.
Those who attended the first annual
affair, which was held November S.
3u, will secure their seats early. There
was a goodly number of tardy ones that
had to view the good times from the
doorwaj-s last year.
The 'ommlttee In charge consists of
R. P. Andrews, chairman; Isaac Can,
and Sidney West, and they promise that
the affair will surpass the first annual
from every point of view.
The committee la somewhat mysterious
and noncoramunicatlve about some of
the "stunts" thatare to be "pulled off.
but there will be a good many surprises
In store for the diners.
rieads Gnllty to Murder.
Henry Johnson, colored, yesterday
pleaded guilty to murder In the second
degree In connection with the death of
his wife. Emma Johnson, March IT last.
An Indictment for first degree murder
was returned, but the prosecution was
willing to accept the plea of guilty of
the lesser offense. Justice Stafford sent
Johnson to the penitentiary for twenty
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nations a detailed may of the world on
a uniform scale of one Inch to about
sixteen miles Is being made.
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