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VOL. XIV. NO. 97.
WALSH'S NAME BROUGHT
INTO FORGERY SCANDAL
Van Hissings Who Declares Cap?
italists Drove Him to Additional
Crimes, Further Testifies.
ANXIOUS TO SHIELD BI6 BANKER
Asked About Waish and Blount, Con?
vict-Witness Becomes Excited and
Requests Private Conference With
Attorney?Later Declares Only Ro?
senfeld and Rosenberg Knew.
(lty Associated P ?ss.)
CHICAGO ILLS., A, ill L'.v?The
names of John K. Walsh, tortm-rlv
president of the Chicago National
Bank_ who is und< r a 5-year senieuce
for misapplying the funds of that In?
stitution, and Fred M. Blount. Mr.
Walsh's business and |? ditloal associ
ate, were drawn into the Peter Van
Vlissingen forgery scandal t- day.
Van VHssingen, who was brought
from Joliet prLsoti to explain his as?
sets before Referee in Bankruptcy
Wean, and who had tes ified that
lUrnhard R.senberg and Maurice!
Kosenfeld. Chicagv capitalists, had
.knowledge of his practices as early as
l?o-l. and had compcdled ihini to carry
out more forgeries in order to j?ay
tnem, was asked this question by At?
torney Lessing Kosenthal, represent?
ing the two accused financiers:
"What information did you get bei
fore or subsequent to November 6
JSK1G (the day that Van Vlissingen
confessed his crimes) that Jchn R.
Walsh and Fred M. Blount knew of
your Illegal practices?'
"1 had not knowledge prior to that
dite," responded Van Vlisslngeiru. The
question plainly excited the -witness.
"Well, subsequent?'' persisted Mr.
Witness Asks For Conference.
"If you 'would lyermlt me to talk
wltu you I think you would withdraw
that question." faltered the witness.
"I have nothing to conceal but a
conference can do no harm." said Mr.
Rosen thai. A conference was then
held, after which Mr. Rosenthal ask?
"Where any facts disclosed to you
jirior to your exposure to show ycu
that either John R. Walsh or Fred
M. Blount knew your secret?"
"Ne." replied Van Vlissingen.
"Lid anyone knew it besides Rosen
feld and Rosenberg?"
"Not to my knowledge."
Unjust to Walsh.
At the close if the day's session
Van Vlissingen. in the presence cf his
counsel, made tftls statement:
"It is most unjust that Mr. Walsh's
name should be dragged into this trial
for some urpose net evidenced. Les?
sing Kosenthal as atfcrr.ey for R.3e Ih?
lberg and Ronenfeld, came to the pen?
itentiary January 2."> and informed me
that Walsh knew my secret."
Roeenthal Makes Denial.
Mr. Rc sen thai said:
"I never InformeJ Van Vlissingen
that Walsh knew his secret, snd the
forger known this well ens ugh. The
name of Walsh was ik( mentioned
during our conversation at the prison. '!
The .hearing will be continued to-1
more v. I
SENATOR OFFERS NOVICE
10 MEDICAL STUDENTS
Criminal to Enter Upon Prartice of
Medicine if Unprepared, Sm-tn
(Rv Associated Press 1
CHARLESTON. S. C. A;kiI 2* ?
Holding op to them 'h<* high duties
to hum?::itv which thei' pndesw??"n
called them to cherish S-nator Smith,
of this state. P-night del?ver,-d the
annual address to the ;md.iue* of
the Medical Collie of :lie S'S.'c c<
S nth Carolina.
"Crv n you." h? aaid. "will r.-s? l>e
tstanssnnMBties of diset-argm-r that
office which may mean in smt.? t'-r
rlble crisis the difference netween
sunshine and tloom. r?e?ween bappi
ness and a desolate home."
He express?d the opS.i'en that any
man who goes Into the ra"di<Mt pro?
fession "cr.nscioasly nrtnrep.ir?-* to
m*H-t 'he ren.onsibilHv of the conflict
Is a criminal, both b-Tor?- the jit-Ir
rmnf sea' of his im cer*cUn.i* ?.,,]
In the sight of God "
"If to- * me reasor*." he added,
"known to yonrself aad u-.i - .??? to
year pr fenslon. \on feH y>?m*erf rn
nrepared for tht?. the ?randeat pr -
>>-*s1no to which a man may glv* ht.i
Ufr*, either yield up your dL Isjbjb or
retrace your studies until yoo led
that you have a right o enter the
field n , richly ri|>e for the ;>r per dis?
charge of the h< ding touch."
S'-nafor Smith declared that legis?
lator would dei>end on them for prop?
er inRrniation in the )>assage of laws
to guard the , ublle hea! h. and cddeil.
"It is your duty as the special guard
ians of the public health to allow no
fj>Ite nr deety to stand in your way
or any ancient evil customs to pre
vent y u from fcoldl;' and righteouaiy
doing your duty to prevent in everv
way i osslide the spr ad of hat whl"ii
makes the lives ^f the. koisxeiit
mi at rable."
MANY NEGROES REGISTER.
Unprecedented Number of Blacks
Qualifying for Suffrage.
RICHMOND. VA., April 2S.?The
city treasurer's office is thronged
today by tardy poll-tax payers, who
are eager to get their names on the
voting list in time for the primary
and general elections.
The large number of negroes qua I
fying for the ballot Is the subject of
much comment at the city hall.
To qualify for the coming elections
the poll-tax for 1908 must be paid be?
fore Saturday night.
In the line todav were many colored
men. A large numlier of white Re
publican's have paid their poll-taxes
in the last week. Many were in evi?
dence this minting.
The total qualified vote will he con?
siderably larger this year than the
total vote in record last May, when
the qualified list was made up.
Nezro waiters, porters and kitchen
men from several restaurants and
bars turned up in group* at the hust?
ings court clerk's office during the
day. They paid up tack taxes and
qualified for the ballot.
More than a score of members of
the two negro social clubs, accompan?
ied by E. Randolph a colored lawyer,
qualified by paying their poll taxes.
The two negro clubs that have Ii
censed bars are the Sixth Virginia anU \
the Richmond Athletic Club. These
organizations are evidently prilparing
for an expected lccal option election.
Many of the colored men paid poll
taxes for three years back.
NEGRO HANGED BY A MOB
Had Taken Befuge in Tree-Top to
ATTEMPTED CRIMINAL ASSAULT
Hldirg Place Scented Out By Blood?
hounds?Culprit Confesses and is
Strung Up On Spot and His Body
(By Associated Press.)
BARTOW. FLA.. April 28.?Strung
up to a tree in which he sought refuge
and h.s body riddled with bullets,
Charles Scarborough, a negro who
yesterday attempted to assault Mrs.
Taylor Fg?rson, of Fort Myer. met
a speedy death today at the hands of
a g.o.-se of infuriated men.
"The posse started out with blood?
hounds on the negro's trail soon af?
ter the crime became known, and
scoured the woods al] night. In a
secluded spot the posse captured tiie
negro today, finding him in the top
of a tree which a few minutes later
served as his scaffold. The negro
confessed snd without delay a rope
sas put around hts neck and he was
drawn up to a limb. The posse then
stood off and fired twenty shots into
MAN* AND T.CKEP HAY
MEET AGAIN OH SATURDAY
Both Will Be At Christiansbura and
Challenge Will Be Extended
I Special to Belly Pre*s )
RICHMOND. VA.. Atpril 2? ?Judge
William Hodges Mann, of Nottoway.
and Hon. Harry S?. George Tucker,
of Sta:tnton. candidates for governor,
will mee^ in Christianshurg on Sat?
urday for the first time since the joinl
debate at Royd'on if ia generally be
Il. ved that an attempt will he made
to arrange another joint debate on
It can r>< sta'ed on good sntborify
that Tucker will challenge Msnn Tb
readiness of Jndge Maas to accent
the first challenge at Boydton would
lead 'o the prerunption that be
would not he ? rcrse to another class
noon the hnstings with hsa formidable
rival The mee lng of Satarday Is be?
ing looked forward to wtth Interest
by politicians all over the State.
RAPID PROGRESS MADE,'
IN TRIAL OF CAPT. RAINS
Attorney Young Outlines Defense and
Prosecution Pots in Proof
to Establish Crime.
TESTIMONY FOR DEFENSE TODAY
Defendant's Father Will Head Long
Array of Witnesses to Prove Insan?
ity of Accused?State's Witnesses
Repeat Details of Tragedy?Thorn?
ton Hains Given Guard Protection.
(Rv Associated Press.)
FLUSHING. N. Y, April 28.?Gen?
eral Peter C. Hains, the defendant's
lather, will he the first witness rail?
ed tomorrow morning as the defense
for Captain Peter C. Hains. Jr., he
gins its attempt to establish the in?
sanity of the young army officer who
?hot and killed William E. Annis at
the Rayside Yacht Club last August.
Tii^ trial muved todav with marked
dispatch, and when court adjourned
former District Attorney Eugene N. !
Young had completed his opening ad?
dress, vividly outlining the defense tot
the jury, while |n the five hours ij.re
viottp the prosecnticn put in its case
U establish proof of the crime.
General Hains will be followed by
Major Hains, the captain's brother,
and then by some thirty witnesses,
nil of whim Will testily concerning
Captain Halns' irrational acts follow?
ing the rev? lation of his wile's alleged
infidelity and her association with
Thornton Hains Threatened.
Thornton J. Hains, the defendant's
brother, who was tried and acquitted
of complicity in the shooting of An
n.'s. is expected to be in court tomor?
row. Because of annonymous threats
sgainst his life, counsel has asked
for a police body guard for him and
the court probaWy will delegate a
special officer to sit near him. Thorn?
ton Hains will be an in Iort ant wit?
ness for the defense.
The question of appointing a lunacy
commissi in to inquire into the defend?
ant's present mental condition was no:
approached at any lime during the
Prisoner Bears Up Well.
Captain Hains showed little emo?
tion during his counsel's vivid narra?
tion of his life and marital troubles.
But one time he bowed his head in
his arms on the counsel table where
he sat as Mr. Young spoke of the
txiptain's three small children. For
a brief moment he appeared to real?
ize his grief.
Luring the day the State called
seven witnesses, most of whom were
eye witnesses to the tragedy, to es?
tablish its case. Former District At?
torney Gregg referred to the shoot?
ing as a cold blooded and premedi?
Charles H. Roberts, of Flushing, a
member of the Bayside Yacht Club,
was one of the witnesses for the
State. The witness was on the float
at the yacht ctwb at the time Annis
was shot, and helped lift him out of
the water after he fell overboard.
Slayer's Own Business.
After the shooting Captain Hains
had turned to his brother, Thornton,
the witness declared, and said: "Keep
still; this is my business."
Roberts was shown a heavy maga?
zine revolver and identified it as the
one he found on the float after the
The d* f? ns?> admitted it was the
"After >-o?i were aCrscted b'- tl""
first shot, did you hear the captain
exclaim: 'Annis. yon have debauched
my wife and taken my ?hildren from
r*t>." Mr. Mclntyre asked on cross
as mi nation.
The witness replied that he did not.
Roberta said after the shooting Cap
ain Hain? t lar.d a cigarette in his
mouth and paced npidly up and down
fRv Assoriated Press 4
NORFOLK. VA- Apr-1 28.?Mrs
l e?a llarrand Barnett Huger. dautrh
ter of ex Judge Theodore S. Garneft,
of thb ci?v. m w. II known figure in
the U.ii??d Confederate Veterans, was
married inda\ to Edward Abbott
Bnt-dett. a wealthy retired merchant
of Lenox. Mass.
The bride Is the widow of the late
Dr. linger, nf Charleston. 8. C-. sard
Bait more. Md
Newspaper Plant Sold.
(Bt A?norisled Press.)
ORF.FXSRORO. N C. April 28 ?
The nailv Indusirl il Newa, which
suspended p'?bliratlon on January 28.
?*? roM today to K C Duncan. Re
pnblvnn national committeernan from
PnMiration will be resumed shortly
under the name <V the ? <;rr>enshnrn
Dailv New*. ,-? a RgtuMk-an morn
JEWS. VA.? Xy URS Di
lESTIMOHY BEGINS IN
NAVAL STORES MUSI CASE
Witness Declares Combination Exact?
ed Objectionable Conditions Before
it Would Purchase Products.
(By Associated Prces.)
SAVANNAH. CA., Aril -'V?John
W. W' st. pr<'? Idem of th ? vVest Flynn
llarrl* Company <.f Bavannah, and I
Jacksonville, was the first witness
examined t. day ini the United State?
court when the taking of testimony
was begun in the case of the Ameri?
can Nav.ul St res Company for al?
leged violation of the Sin i man anf.1
Mr. West testified that the Allied
can Naval Stores Company refused
t > boy naval stores from hint unless
hi' signed a contract, certain clauses
of which lie regarded as objection?
able. Mr. West, despite these objec?
tions, tin illy signed the contract.
Counsel for the defense Interposed
many objections ta much of Mr.
West's testimony on -tlie, ground that
his statements sir old be confined to
presenting strict proof of the alleged
cons; I racy, which it is charged was
ewtcred int.) by the defendants to con?
trol th"- prices In naval stores.
Extended arguments as to what
should be competent evidence to
show a conspiracy, were made and
at the beginning of the afternoon
session Judge Sheppard ruled that
the government would not be n-strict
ed 'o direct evidence of a conspiracy,
bill might show here and there facts
and circumstances tending to shon
that there bad been concerted .action |,
among the defendants to do the actsi(
An effort was made to qualify C. |
H. Barnes, of Jacksonville, Fla., pros-!'
Ident of the Barnes & Jessup Com- i1
pany. as an expert on naval stores 11
He was called to the stand after Johu I
K. Harris, of Valdosta, and Secretary j
H. U Richmond, of Savannah, of the].
West-Flynn 4k. Harris Company, had',
Mr. Barms said he had been in
the naval stores business for twenty
six years. He asserted the American '
crop of naval stcres for the year be- '
g.lining April 1, 1907, was tjOo.OtiO '
Then an effort was made to show
throflgh lain just how. ?mch of this i
the American Naval Stores Company fi
handled and a sharp flght began rig?t
The question of whether be should
answer the question was argued and
the matter bad not. been ruled upon
when adjournment until tomorrow
'BUCKET SHOP*' TEST
CASE GOES TO TRIAL
Outcome Will Determine Whetheri
. Government Has Power to Deny
Use of Mails.
(Bv- Associated Press.)
CINCINNATI, OHIO, Anrll 28.?
Judge Thompson, in the United States 1
District Court, refusing to grant a
further continuance to the defense,,
Lewis W. Foster. John M. Gorman.
Walter J. Campbell. John -M Scott,j
Arthur C. Baldwin and Edwin Heil,'
all indicted on the charge of usfng
the mails to defraud, went to trial
in what will be a test case in the;
United State-; government's attempt |
to prevent "hucket shop" proprietors i
from using the United States mails tel
The defendants ran the business!
known as the Odell Commission Com?
pany, and are said to have made sev-;
eral million dollars in a short time.
AMBASSADOR WHITE'S i
Groom is An Officer in the German
Army Ceremony is Performed
By Civil Officer.
(By Asso. iafed Pre*s.)
PARIS.' April jx?Dressed in a'
single gown of blue toile and j
wearing a Urge blsck hat.1
Mus Muriel White, daughter of the I
American ambassador to France, was'
married in the Maine of the Eighth
Arrondissement of Paris at noon to?
day to Count Hermann Sehcrr-Tho-s,
an officer of the Hoysl Prussian Cnlr
This simpie civil ceremony was
p< rfornicd in p reosj by Roger Alien,
the mayor. Only a few of the Irani'
dla'e members of he families of the .
brlo? and groo", wens present. Conn i
tea* Seberr Tboss. the groom's'
mother, was not present on account '
of 41 heal'h Th?- ceremony consist i
ed of a recitation of the laws of the j
French repnt+lc d.inmg tbe ohliga i
Hons of husband and wife, and h?
snbrrription of the caa|Je thereto, j
Secretary of War W>H Knasnine Canal
(Ry A> ociated Press)
COIjON. April 2s-The Unfed
States dispatch i-oat Mayflower, with
Secretary of War Dickinson >.n bosrd.
arrived here today fmu Jamalen. Mr
Dickinson was i-re.-ted by Uentensnt
t olenel GoethsN and other cam I og|
cutis. He will make aa examination
of the canal construction work.
The auxiliary crutser F*atrie has
Haded son men here who will be
transferred to the auxiliary cruiser!
litffalo at l .i.
!VY, A PHIL 29, 1909.
DEPOSED SULTAN IS
Being Considered Move Ite Law;
He Wll Not Be Placed |
POSSESSED OF IMMENSE UM
Downfallen Monarch Will Be Gener
curiy Treated and His Life Safe*
guarded?Accompanied Into Isolat?
ed Domicile By Four Wives?Mutin?
ous Troops Are Shot.
Illy Associated Press.)
CONSTANTINOPLE. April -JS.-The.
tanner ruler of tin- empire, Abdul
Hamid 1!. is t;> be kep a prisoner III
i large h use with willed grounds
>n a height overfcKfclns Sal nlki.;
rhlch has lately be. ri OCCII led by ?be
Italian commander of the later: at lon
il gendaituerle. He is net lb be put'
;n trill, a.* has been widely rep rt
?d In C nstantlnople. for h> la coneld-1
?red to 1>< above the law.
It was* bought wtse~"to keep the
ieposed sultan in En ::),*? in Turkey,
em te from the capital His house-!
ipld will bt admin let ?red for him up- j
'it a guueraus scale avd hie life will
<? safeguarded as he earnestly be- J
iought when notified of hut dethrone
Comforted by Four Wives.
Alsltil Hamid, with Pour wives, five
laughters and tw*~. of his yorrtujr?r.
5 as two eunuchs ?od a comparative-1
y latige number of fetnale servants.j
was taken from the Ylldiz palace lastj
.igiit and started undor an escort to
?alcnikl. The party r>roeeeU?-d byj
* earn ld.iinclns to the l?ndtrtg^'r'a'r" the*
rail-any and i s|?ecial train, on which
Bey *were ; laced, left at 3 .'clock In
the morning. . |
The r nstliutionallS'S would like toj
set bark part of the gnat sums of
n iney that the former sultan is sop
poeed to have ai*' ad. rot only br?
aus?? jhe government is in need of
he money, but because It is deslr
ible hat he should be deprived of the
resourcs for another coup d'etat.
Speculation places Abdul Hamid'?'
wealth at anything between $25,000,000
American Good Wiehes First.
It was mentioned with pleasure to?
day at the palace of Mebmed V that
Lie American ambassador was <he
first Kt the t reign repevaentatives
to convey his good wishes to the new?
ly ? Toclalmt'l sultan.
The stilt in sent bis compliments
and ths-iiks to Mr. Lelsbman. express?
ing pleasure that the representative
:f the United States was the first
to c ngrat-;late him.
The city is illuminated tonight and
general rejoicing, continues
Court ma rtlaia and executions.
Although this was a holiday, court -
ii'art iis w? re h. id and several cr
ti:e principals in the mutiny of the
irocps were condemned to death.
Later they were taken outside the
walls of the city and sho
Prince 8abah Eddine, the nephew
of the sultan who was arr< sted in
suspicion of being implicated In the
rising, has been liberated and hla re?
lease has caused a good. Impression.
The streets of the c*p"*l are fill
im! with Macedonian volunteers. They
are -being feted by the citizens a<
the eviffee houses ami restaurants,
which are ell fell to ovcrftowlng.
Mutineers Picked Out.
Th" ht-i-c nnrare Inside the railing?
t>f the war office pr-Hwnted an nn -1
usual sc-nc this afternoon. Th-cui-|
aods of soldiers ?f the late garris n ;
were BS* eg. cross-legged fa com pen ]
ics lr. a crest semi-circle while of-!
let ?:? made- the roend.* and picked rnt I
Ih -sc sin?,e??ted of active complicity!
in the mutinv. The mer. bowtver. |
SCT* cheerful. They . '-atted and!
>.m.>ked and a;>: ? ar-.i to hex.- their i
llSg .1 e lightlv
Mahrr nd Bonx fket Pasha com j
minding the fore- s in an lr?? rvlew
today intimated hi* intent? n ?o |<unfy ,
the capital of all subversive ekmeflfsj
and to rstablWh a salutary . xsVt Ml
I the armv. He raid that be would
have to half rrxusaren. I?jt wonld
Hit- ii-hly clean up he mtnatlon
t r thi. purroee the sal'- <>f at.ge
will he i rotnner I probably for S
m nth. MfccaaJi It wo-iM be relax cd
& mewhat In Ibe Enr.iaean qu?rt<r
rer\ so a.
Harret Oepovtatien N*ce?-.a-?
Referring to ihe aeiportatWvi of Ab-1
lid ii .mi i G-meral Srh fket eg- j
[i'fvl be rrinloa ?h-vt tots measure
wan atwrdutel) necessary in the In-1
(Coatlnned oa Fourth Psga.)
I GIVEN LIFE SENTENCE
First Trial Resulted in Hung Jury?
I Crime Wai the Murder of His
Father in 1908.
I (By Associated Press.)
IRVINB. KY . April L'X. -Beach
Hingis, charged with the murder of
his father. Judge James Harris, was
today sentenced to lite imprisonment.
The defendant showed no emotion
when the verdict was rendered.
Neither did his mother and sister,
by whom he sat.
This was the second trial of Hurgis
for this crime. The first resulted in
a mistrial. United Stales Senator W >
O. Bradh'y headed the counsel for Hie
deli use in both trials.
The murder of Judge Hargis by his
son Beach occurred In the Judge's
store at Jackson, Breathiti comity, on
February ?, l!H>8.
No Clus to Dynamiters.
IBv Associated Press.)
NEW ORLEANS, LA.. April 28.?
Fernatnlina Palma and Angelina Ou
buttwo Sicilians, who- were arrest?
ed as suapacta iu romarrtlon with
what Is believed to have been an ut
teiupt at the dynamuing of St. l?uis
Oatberdral here Sunday afernoon,
have l,"en releaseti. The authorities
?:iy tltut no positive eiue has been
fniti<i which might lead to Uie SOlU
t': n Of the crime.
Vicksburg Wants Battleship.
(Bv Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, I). C, A: ?II ?>??'.?
Headed by Senator Mcl.aurin, a o->'t(
of the Mississippi Congressional dele- |
gat ion called on the Secretary of the i
navy tj day and asked him to .lend
the new I ulb-shlp Mtsslsxlt>pl up aa
far as Vicksburg when it mak< < its
voyage next month fo Naiehea. The!
secretary said It would not be feas-1
ible to send the Mississippi to VioKS-:
Heinrich Conreid Dead.
MERAN. TYROL AUS.. April 28.?
Heinrich Conreid. formerly director of '
the Metropolltan opera house in New
York. - who suffered an apoplectic j
stroke several days ago, died peace- 1
fully at 2:30 o'clock yesterday morn?
Body of Mi?tel Frewtai,
FOUGHT FOR UERtCH FREEBM
Washington's Trusted Friend and Oe
signer of National Capitol?Body
Has Lain Unnoticed en Maryland
Farm?Accorded Military Honors.
(By Associated Press.)
I WASHINGTON. D. C, April 28 ?
After remaining unnoticed for nesrly
ja century beneath the soil of an ob
scare Maryland farm, the body of
Major Pierre Charles L'Enfant, the
French engineer who remodeled the
city hall in New York and designed
the national canltol. was today re?
moved to tbe Arlington National cem?
etery after impressive ceremonies at
The body was taken nndei military
I escort to tbe capitol, where It lay in
?tale until the hour for the exercises
president Taft accompanied by Mrs.
i aft was ( resent. Vir ?-President
Sherman and Ambassador Jusserand.
of FYance. paid tribute to tbe mem
cry of Major L'Enfant and spoke of
the work of the French office, particu?
larly as it affected the building up 0/
the'city of Waahlngton.
Points t? Propresa
Ambassador Jusserand. tn his ad?
dress, called atiention to the prim?
itive condition of tbe land npoa which
the future capital of the nation was
to be erected, and to the great trans?
formation which had taken place in a
little more 'ban a century
Major L'Enfant.'raid the ambassa?
dor, had lx?n selected bv Washing?
ton to lay o.t the city because during j
thirteen years of association he hsd;
manv occasions to appreciate hts
Susli'ic' of character snd his abill
I Entant had l??n one of the ear
!kSt esths*lasts of the American
caus<. served throne hont the war dt
indes ? ndence ard had been left on
th. hettleueld fever? !y wounded at
Savannah, where he had led the van
guard of nue of the columns of a'
tack and !->*f two-thtrds of his men :
Inter be sa- taken pitaosu snd af j
terwarda exchanged for Captain Von'
H? vaVn. a Hesrian
Gathered the bier were rep !
r?renastives of the Snrkrty of the
C;nctnna .. whnn?? emblem wa? de?
signed !?? L'Enfant Other patriotic
and c'*'c organ.aa'lonA also were rep?
resented Among o-her emblems and
relics interred with tbe hodr ht Si
hsda-e of the Order of the Cincinsstt. j
which was taken from bis own lane' I
hv Senator Bacon of Georgia, and I
pinned upon the casket
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PRICE TWO CENTS
SIMMONS PLEADS FOR
HIGH LUMBER DUTY
North Carolina Sena^jr Strenuoosiii
"oposed Reduction in
Present Tariff Bates.
SITS LABOR IS BIS FIRST THOUGHT
Denies That Lumbermen Are Making
Money?Diversion Created by
Taunts From Republican Side Be
ccn Rscudlatea Democratic -Flat
(By Associated Press.)
WASHINGTON, U. C April 28.?
S<?unter Slnrmons, of North Carolina,
?:i;:iiig the discussion of the tariff
measure In the Senate today. *nld
lumber and Its products re-prenented
the principal hulusbry of 12 states,
nfftctiiiK more than l.ooo cities which,
were largely dependent upvn IL He
?. pnosed the proposed reduction in the
j duly on lumber, principally, be said,
j because labor constituted a larger eie
i ment in the cost of producing; lumber
'than In he cost gvf producing any
.other mar. i-factuted -producL and fuf
ther. that lumber urns a competitor
j with some of the articles which added
to the est of its production.
How He Figures It Out.
"I submit," he said, "that there can
be no more cruel repression of an
industry than by law adding thirty
?P?r cent to the coat of its produc
jtion, and then forcing it into oten
p? tit Ion en the one hand with th*
fueeigB product which, on aocorant of
the difference la labor oat, atu-n-rnuge
coat and tho cost of inwOOSL^^
can be produced at thirty per c*nt
less aad, on <he otuer hand, abrctng
a competition with a product of cur
own country, tbe price- of which baa
been enhanced thirty per cent by the
"How do you square your advo?
cacy of a tariff en lumber with, the
deciiration of the national Deruocra Ic
[platform of 1908V Mr. Dixon, Mon?
Platform Not ln Way.
Mr. Simmons asserted that there
was no difficulty about that. That
platform, he maintained, declared for
a t-.rtff -for reveaue, and be did not
believe the Dingley rate on lumber
was narre tb-n a revenue rate.
"Why single out this industry for
-discrimination aad siarsrhterr* he
asked. Such action, ha said,
not be Justified except upc-n
and reasons of extreme at ? salty
overwhelming urgency. But -he
not believe that such
In this connection. Mr. gta
occasL<n to announce that he
a free -trader.
Mr. Hale interjected the
t/tfcsi that during; toe nuirsUaa of the
Wilson-Gormaa law free lumber
flooded the ports an*.
of New England aad even e needed
to the ports of the Chesapeake The
result was, he said, a complete pros- i
trat ion cf tee lumber lasts stry of the
I'nited States for the benefit of the
While agreeing in Che mem that
such was the case. Mr. Simmons de?
clared be did not think a eae eottar
or two dollar tax on lumfber W:eJd
have much effect except during per?
k-Is of great depression.
?ays Lumber m Cheap.
Mr. Stmenons declared it was set
true trial the prices of lnmhu had
been fabuMrsly high. In tarnst emphat?
ic t rms be also denied that amp
great fortunes had bees made hi
manufactured lumber la the I'nited
('?Ttainly n.ne are being made
new." he said. I'p to the time of ?8?
panic, he said, the percentage of In?
crease in the -price of Mi
??*o grea er than that of
Icles. bat that aiaee then
b?-n seRIng for thirty per cent hme.
He <rmended that the linuln naas bad
not tw-t a* fortunate as 'be tsrsasr.
who be said, was getting high prtcaa
f r Hi* prodiK*-t*
Mr Simmons ssaerted .hat the r>et
rrirchaesr in the South of SMSUS, eora,
hay and wheat from the West, was
the saw mill laborer.
Those ?na.tjos m~n he aahl, "feed]
?J88.88I cf months sad clothe 2jsM.
? harks and ff you Lhsapia lnsaber
aad sur< ?eil in eaaeatag eke Chmmuaa '
to drive the Beth-era aasnmTBctmwra
oat of thetr markets, yea will da R
by paralvlsirx the
of your heat