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Foreign Relations Are Dealt
with by Taft in Detail in
Document Read at the
Opening of Session
TO BE DEPLORED
Communication Is the First
of Several to Be Written
That Will Take Subjects
Up One at Time.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 3. A note of
warning to Kuropean iwers which
by direct means continue to dlscrlm
innto against American trade: a
fctrong appeal to the congress to up
lift lh0 great foreign policies of
America above mere questions ot par
tisanship; a triumphant vindication
of the diplomacy of the administra
tion, which characterized as that of
"dollars versus bullets;" a master
ful pride in the enormous expansion
of American trade as a result of the
foreign policies of his administration,
and an earnest appeal lor Joint ac
ttnn by congress and the executive
to open new markets for American
industries there are the more strik
ing features of President Taft's fourth
message sent to congress todar. .
One Subject Treated.
The message is the first of a ser
ies or such communications which be
will make to congress in the early
dajs of the session, and deals entire
ly with, the foreign relations of the
United States. Beginning with the
usual reference to the existing good
relations with foreign rowers, the
president adds that these have been
strengthened by "a greater insistence
jipon justice to American citizens, or
Interests, wherever it may have been
denied, and a stronger emphasis of
the need or mutuality in commercial
and ether relations."
For the first time in its historj
p-ivs the president the state depart
ment has obtained substantially tho
most favored nation treatment from
all of tho countries of the world.
' Therefore, he says, that it is only
natural that competitive countrie"
should view with some concern the
' e-cpanslon ot our commerce. Hence
the warning. "If Ir some instances
the incisures taken by them to meet
it are not entirely equitable, a rem
edy should be found "
To this end. the president strong
ly recommends the enactment of the
bill recommended by Secretary Knox
iast December, permlttlJg the gov
ernment, instead of imposing the full
maximum rates of duty against dls
criminating countries, to apply a
graduated scale of duties, up to that
maximum of 23 per cent.
"Flat tariffs are out ot date," ray
the president. "Nations no longer
accord equal tariff treatment to a'l
other nations. Irrespective of the
treatment from them received. It Is
very necessary that the American
government should be equipped with
weapons of negotiation and adapted
to modern economic conditions"
sa DeDartment Bettered.
Th state department: "an archaic
and Inadequate machine, at the be-
dnnlnc of this administration
president says, has become a new or
sanitation, with highly specialized bu.
reaus and experts dealing with every
phase ot American trade and diplom
acy. Holding that the espence of this
recognized service Is found In tho
merit system, which President Cleve
land Is credited with having Intro
duced. President Taft makes a strona
appeal to congress t omake this ma
chine permanent, by giving the force
of statutory law to the executive or
dors governing admission to and pro
motion in the diplomatic and consular
SeToCCshow- that these appointments
.i.t- ifircelv non-Partisan, the
president points to the fact that three
cf the present ambassadors are holu
over: that of tho ten he hn
pointed, five were oy promotion freu
e rank of minister; that of the thlr-
ministers appointed, eleven
Amotions; and that In the cowutar
service no less than oo per cent 61
tbTconsuIs appointed by him were
from the southern states.
On Dollar Diplomacy.
-The diplomacy ot the present ao
nlnliuatloa has sought to respond
modern Ideas of corneal Inte
course," say President Taft. Tn
Sy has been characterised as sub
irttutlne dollars tor bullets. It U one
that appeal alike to Idealistic hw
nunltKsentlment.. to the dictate
o sound policy and sptegy. and to
lecltlmate commercial alms.
'President adds that . J
modern diplomacy i """"--"
Uierehas been a disposition in some
quarters to attxib'ato to it none but
8i.a.10vK''erroneo8 I. sue
an impression may be seen from a J
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I Quits Bench After
35 Years Service
Judge Edward O'Rourke.
FT WWJSE. Ind Dec 3.-(Special
) Ednard O'Rourke who has
just retired from the circuit court
tench here after sen ins continuously
for thirty-five years not only has one
of the longest records for continuous
service in the United States, but his
record Is unique in other particulars
Daring the entire term of his office
Judgo O'Rourke sentenced but one
man to death and never cited a single
atterney for contempt of court or
severely called down any of tho at
torneys who appeared before him.
Judge O'Rourke has always been bit
terly opposed to capital punishment.
The only man ho sentenced to deatii
was P. M. McDonald, thirty years ago.
McDonald brutally murdered an aged
man In a little hut near Areola.
stidy of the results by which tho
diplomacy of the I'nlted States can
ik juugeu, says me president.
He mentions the arbitration irea
ties with France aud Great Britain,
which failed of confirmation in the
senate, the successful tripartite medV
atfon of the Argentine Republic, lira
zll. nni! the United States, between
Pern aud Ecuador; the arbitration ot
tho Tanama-Costa Itlcp boundary dis
pute; the Intervention between Halt!
end the Dominion Republic on the
urgcjjf war, the suppression of the
N'lcsraguan war, the halting of Inter
necine strlle In Honduras, the adjust
ment of the celebrated Taona-Arica
dispute between Peru and Chile, and
tho adjustment of the Peruvlan-Ecua
aorlan boundary issue.
In consequence of these things.
says the president, there has been a
general casing of international ten
tlon on the west coast of South
America. Ho also adds that the di
plomacy of the United States Is ac
tive in seeking to assuage the re
maining III feeling between this
country and Colombia
Taking up soipe of the ear's diplo
matic work, the president refers with
expressions of pride to China, whera.
"the diplomacy of encouraging finan
cial investment to enable that coun-
try to help Itself has had the result
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of giving new life and practical an-1 j ,, the club Saturday afternoon at
plication to the open-door policy." .jj-o in the office or S. K Williams.
The consistent purpose has been to I The club wants no title to the site,
encourage the use of American cap!-! jt wBhes the title to remain in th
tal la China says the president, to cjty anj the ground to be in charge
promote the reforms to which that or a or playground commission,
country Is pledged by treaty with the The Commercial Club will take care
United States and other powers. There D( tne matter of raising funds for pre--has
been a vigorous assertion, also, j nara.on an(j eouIpment.
be says, of the eqval right pf the
I'nlted States to a -olce In all ques
tions pertaining to Chinese loans and
President Taft makes the direct
charge that the terrible events re-
I corded In Nicaragua recently, the use
less loss of life, the devastation ot
,)ronerty. the bombardment of the
principal cities, the killings and the
tortures and suffering1 "might havo
Leen averted had the department cf
state, through approval of the loan
convention by the senate, been per.
mltted to curry out Its now welt de
"In Central America the aim has
been to help such countries as Nica
ragua and Honduras to help them
selves," says President Taft.
While ttey are the immediate bene
ficiaries, tho profit to the UnlteS
States 1 two-fold, he adds. The Mon
roe Doctrine is more vita! In the
neighborhood of the Panama canal,
and such countries should be re-
lved of the jeopardy of neavy for-i
eign debts likely to provoKe interna
The financial rehabilitation of these
countries by American bankers and
the protection of their customs houses
from being the prey of would-be dic
tators, says the president, would re
move the menace of foreign creoi
tors and revolutionary disorder. Fur
therrTr!aeivC?n1 bane's WwTy !to"e pTacegd l'n .hTrttr .1 a numner
1ront w ?fcrteiTjm.n ?f the JSm places setting forth the speed tlm
iJ? to-nt,.t5S These will be prepared by the
CommSgX suSS .
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t h nnnllcatlon of the new rwn
trallty law's to Mexico and other
troubled countries the president sug
gests that means be found in addi
tion to prevent the professional revo
lutionists from, maklns American
torts -foci- for revolutionary in
trigue. He reiterates his determina
tion td adhere In the case of Mexico
to the "patient policy ot non-intervention,
steadfast recognition of con-
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On Arizona Vote
Give Final Result
Voodrow Wilson Leads
Roosevelt by 3,375 While
Debs Is Ahead of Taft
PHOENIX. Ariz..,Dec. 3. The state
meiit ot official returns of the presl
dcntlal election In-Arizona, made by
Sidney P. Osborn, secretary of state,
ou the basis of the highest man on
(each ticket shews: Wilson 10,321,
Roosevelt caia: rait z.-jim; !-
? IC3 C bnfin 2Ci,
COUNCIL WILL ACT
I ' AS IS- REQUESTED
Committees Named on Com
mission Form of Govern
ment and Playground to
Meet with Others.
! TABLE REQUEST FOR
ALL NIGHT SALOON
Public play ground, commission
form of government, a renuest for the
opening of saloons all night from thi
Warren District Trades Assembly pav
Ing of Subway street and the enforc
ing or limitations on the speed o"
automobiles were the matters of
chief Importance before the city coun
cil at Its meeting last. night and with
them came a surprise In the report oi
the judge of the Municipal court who
showed fines collected m excess ui
$1,000 for the month The city sea'er
of weights also presented his repor .
the first since that office was created
At the close of the meeting a raise
in pay was given to the night street
cleaners of 50 cents each for each
nights work, the raise being from $2
to $2.r.O and coming after six years of
faithful service. It was followed 1v
Volite bows and display of white en
amel. Take Up Playground
After the reading of the minute3
an audience was gien the committee
from the Commercial Club on the old
j cemetery for a pi j ground and park
j Sne. This committee was compos',il
,0f g. K Williams. William Robinson,
i q '. Allen, O S. French. J M O-
runnnii nnt j H firnT. S. K Wil
liams acted as spokesman on behalf of
the club and for many of the proper
tv owners of the city, esueclally resi
dents of the vicinity of the old ceme
tery. He asked the council to ap
point a park committee to meet with
the committee of the club. His ar
guments wve seconded by Secretarv
Gray The motion prevailed and
Messrs. Hennesy, Warmington and
0erlock were named by the mayor,
'.They will meet with the committee
Commission Form Government
Next W, D Evans and C M. Ruth.
representing the Commercial Club
and Business Men's Protective asso
ciation appeared. Mr. Evans was
spokesman, presented the case anu
asked that a committee be named to
undertake the Investigation with the
committees appointed bv the two or
ganizations named. The motion to
appoint Mayor J. S. Williams, Alder
man Hennesy and uiiy uiere ituucr
prevailed and this matter will now be
given a full ana morougu invrauga
tlon. Petition Js Tabled
After the reading of a request from
the Trades assembly A. T. Thatch
er stated that the resolution referred
to iff the petition was not the unani
mous sense of the meeting but was
passed S to 3. He Insinuated that It
was snap judgment. The petition was
Further considering the matter of
saloon closing, the matter of a sliding
scale of license and amendment to
ordinance 1C0 was referred to the
Jinance committee to be reported at
the next regular meeting. There
were thirty renewals of licenses
'granted and four transfers and one
nnnllratlon refuged since the full num
ber of thirty, as limited by the ordi
nance existed at this time.
Enforce Speed Limit
Following the state law signs are
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that may be exercised.
Tho matter ot paving Subway street
will be taken up by, the same com
mittee with, the Copper Queen com
pany and the street railway.
Nothing was done relative to the
cleaning out of the subway back of
J the post office.-
Mrs. Peter G. Gerry
Ambition to Hold a Real Salon in the National Capital
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.v.. Tster Goelet Gerry, who was Island, which includes N'ewport, at
Mathilda Townsend, daughter of Mrs. I0" last election.. He ind his wife
Richard Townsend of Washington. U ' w,iJ take uu their residence in Wash
, ......... , . ,Z . . iuglon in April,-1 when congress will be
al-out to 'attain her long cherished am- calIed ln slH.Ia, Be8blon.
bitlon to hoid a real salon In the na-1 Until her marriage two years ago
t.onal capital. JTer husband, Peter' Mrs. Gerry lived In Washington aud
tiOelet Oerry. was elected represents-
tfe from the second district of Rhode
BLACK PUGILIST ,
Jack Johnson Marries Girl
Who.Js Bais of Criminal
Charge Against Him
for White Slaverv
CHICAGO, Dec 3. Jack Johnson,
the negro pugilist, was married thU
afternoon to M.ss Luciie Cameron,
nineteen jears old, a Mlnneaj.olls
girl, who recently returned Indict
ments charging him with violations
of the Mann act.
The ceremony was performed at
the home "of Johnson's aged mother,
on the south side, by II. A. Roberts,
a negro preacher in the presence of
a few persons, including several news
The girl woro a tailor-made gray
suit of shepherd plaid and a large
black picture hat ornamented with
purple plumes. Johnson had a suit
of the same material, especially made
for the occasion.
A curious crowd of nearly a thou
sand men and women gathered out
side the house and a squad of police
was kept busy maintaining order.
The plan of having a moving pic
tur film made of the wedding cere
mony, for which Johnson was offered
$r..ooo was abandoned at the last mo
ment because Chief of Police Mc
Weeney prohibited it.
A woman newspaper writer was or
dered from the house before the cere
mony because she offended Johnson
by asking too many questions.
After the wedding an elaborate
chicken dinner was served - to the
guests. A la'rse wedding cake ana
numerous floral pieces were tno
features of the table decorations.
ELECTORAL VOTE SPLIT.
Democrats Will Have at Least
SACRAMENTO. Dec. 3. Provided
no more court decisions affect the
canvass votes and assuming the cor
rectlond which probably will be made
In Los Angolei county returns when
audited by the secretary of state, do
not officially change the results of
the official canvass of the south, the
figures tabulated today by Secretary
of State Jordan Indicate the election
of two democratic electoral candi
dates, Griffln and Del Vallc and
cljven progressive republicans. A
further change of ten votes would
elect Lea. thi third democraL
FEVER TICK COSTS PEOPLE
MANY MILLIONS EVERY YEAR
CHICAGO. I1L. Dec. 3 "An im
portant factor In the high cost of liv
ing is an insect known as the fever
tick, which, attacking the cattle ln
every part of the country, costs the
people one hundred million dollars
annually." said Dr. Peter P. Bahnsen,
state veterinarian, addressing the U.
S. Live Stock Sanitary association
A rlsid enforcement of the Inspec
tion laws to prevent the shipment of
Infected cattle from one district to
another and the education ot the farm
er and stocto raiser Is suggested as a
remedy tor the evil.
is About to Attanj&ong Cherished.
st upper (eft Mrs. Gerry Is seen wl th
was known as one of tho most beaa
tiful young women of that city She
IHGULU IS hllOt
Commerce Comrt Judge
- -Hears"Himseif-Accused of
Having Degraded and
Prostituted High Office
CHARGES ARE VAGUE '
WASHINGTON. D C Dec
TmiiTo rtnkPrt v ArrhimM nf ih
United States, commerce court, sat j "e supreme court's dissolution or
before the bar of the senate today "r we evolved at a protracted
and beard himself referred to as one meeting of the Union Pacific execu
who had prostituted h-s high official Uve committee today, according to
position for personal profit." and who Chairman Lovett, of the Harrlmaa
had "commercialized the potentiality 'neK-
of a judge" and who "had degraded! Hanking interests of the Harriman
his office, and destroyed the confi-' Properties as represented by Presl.
dence of the public in hU Integrity " n' Vanderllpi. of the National City
To this arralcnment by Represcn. I bank, and Mortimer I Schlff. of
atlve Clayton, of Alabama, represent ' Kuhn. Loeb anu Co.. attended the
:- .h u.,. rnrcnnti.- in h ' meeting, but declined to enter into
Impeachment proceedings against
jurist. Judge Archbold's chief coun
sel. A. S -Worthington. made an em
phatlc rcoly and declared that the
house had brought proceeding
against Archbold i pon facts that
properly analyzed showed the jurist'
motives to be unquestionable.
"I do not like to think that anv
man can be brovght before a court of
justice anywhere and made to answer
charges so vague and so Indefinite."
The first witness will be summoned
before the senate court Impeachment
RAILROADS IS ASKED
Mann Offers Amendment But
It Goes Over on Point
of Order Raised
WASHINGTON. D. C Dec. 3. An
amendment has been offered by re
nnl.Hean leader. Mann, proposing rig
id regulation of the Issuance of stocks
and bonds, was prevented
house today to the Adamson hi 1. It
would authorize a special commission
to ascertain the phys cal valuation of
railroads and other interstate carriers,
with a view to aiding the Interstate
commerce cmmlsslon In fixing equl:
able freight rates. After an extend
ed debate on a point of order against
the amendment, the matter went over
A bill that would re-establish free
mail delivery service in cities of the
second and third class postoffices
was Introduced today by Representa
tive Grlest of Pennsylvania.
Public hearing on tariff legislation
will probably be arranged at a meet
ing of the ways and means committee
At the Instance ot the navy depart
ment. Senator Perkins today intro
duced a bill to Increase 'the number
of enlisted men in the navy from 33,
500 to 53,500 and Increase the enlist
ed strength of 'the marine corps" 20
one ef her favorite hones
I nmnnr. nttmr thtntTH nn arnprt
horsewoman, and won jnany prizes at j
the horse shows ln Washington. She ' In the first place, as a, tacit armls
wMl be much at nome In the cltyjtlce has been In existence for more
where sn& spent her debutante days, than a week. It is not Impossible thai
but will miss greatly hec two bosom j the negotiations may have served to
friends, Mrs. Nicholas Longworth and j bring about an agreement on tho
Mrs. Murray Crane, botho: whose I general principles of peace terms.
husbands failed of re-electlca.
SLL UP iN
No Plans Are Evolved for
..Carrying, Out of Court's
Mandate at First
WILL OBEY THE ORDER
NEW YORK, N Y Dec. 3. Not
even tentative plans for the divorce
of the Union Pacific and Southern
.Pacific railways in conformity with
Pacific railways in conformity
a public discuss.on of the court's de-
cree. except to ay that the mandate
will be carried out within the time
prescribed. It is taken for granted
that the conference devoted much ot
Its time to that part of the supreme
court's decision wherein it Is inti
mated that the Union Pacific might
so readjust lis affairs us to retain !
control of the Central Pacllic
TELLS JURY OF
LETIERS HE WROTE
On Cross Examination Wit
ness Disclaims Previous
INDIANAPOLIS. Dec. 3. Letters
written by Frank M. Ryan, president
of the International Association of
Rridge and Structural Iron Workers
were read" In connection with the
dates of explosions In the cross-examination
ot Ryan by the government
in the "dynamite conspiracy" trial
, t . . A tf. I.i.AihIaiIO'A tf
Wan twinea .on., --"--"
- '" ,'e,ter from
after ,jai,lled ent,reiy
e ";., accounts. He said
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that the newspaper accounts oi
plosions on nonunion jobs often en
closed letters as news.
JERSEY DEMOCRATS CHOOSE
SUCCESSOR TO GOV. WILSON
TRENTON. N- J- Oec. 3.--Demo-cratlc
state senators of the New Jer
sey legislature held a caucus here to
day and selected Senator James F.
Fielder, ot Hudson county, as the ma
jority nominee for president or the
senate. Fielder will succeed Gov
ernor Wilson when the latter resigns
to go to Washington.
Senator James Johnson of Bergen
county, was selected president pro
tein to succeed Fielder as president
of the senate after the latter becomes
15 liT PARTY
Agreement Reached for Ar
mistice Between All Belr
ligerents But One and the
Cause Is Unknown
MAY MEAN ANY. OF .
t Place of Peace Conference
Not Mentioned But Lon
don Is Considered Likely.
Servia Is Conciliatory.'
LONDON". Dec. 3. A protocol ar
ranging an armistice was signed late
tonight by the Turkish and Bulgarian
delegate, the latter representing also
Serv.'a and Montenegro. Apjiarenb
ly the Greek delegate did not sign
and thiA refusal Is susceptible of
difference In Interpretations.
I sum as would nromise a sneedv ar
j rangement of a peace treaty when the
1 conference meets, as Is now expected.
In London In this case., the fact
of Greece standing out from the
peace protocol would not be of great
May Mean Spilt.
In the second place the Greek ab.
stentlon may mean a serious split
among the allies, .arising from jeal
oiibles concerning the possession of
Salonikl and the Insistence ot the
Greeks on the capitulation of Adrl
anople. Soutarl and Janina.
Other factors that may Influence
the situation may be found ln the
fact that Turkey recently sought to
conclude a separate treaty of peace
with Greece, and Bulgaria Is appar
ently net unwlliinc to enter into an
alliance with- Turkey and the allies
are 'desirous that Turkey shall eu
ipr th iialkan customs league.
I tion ha
A rumor at Sofia is mat a susss
s been made to suustiime uuu-
manla for Greece in "e uamuii
It seems clear from the report that
P.ulgarla will Ignore the Greek offer
to land an army on the GalllpoU pen
mu!a. and send a fleet to attack the
Dardanelles, and that relations be
tween Greece and Bulgaria are great
iv strained Those signs of dissen
sion among the allies leave the situa
tlon full of dangerous possibilities.
LATER MEETING HELD
Constantinople Remains In Doubt as
to the Intention of Greece
CONSTANTINOPLE, Turkey. Dec.
3 It has been officially announced
that an armistice has been bigned by
Turkey, Bulgaria. Servia and Monte
negro. Apparently Greece has not
jet signed. . , ,
Another conference of the plenipo
tentiaries was held this evening after
the receipt of fresh Instructions from
the Porte Sublime At the conclusion
(of this conference an armisuce inu-
to ol was signed
the fact that Greece was not among
the signatories was interpreted as
meaning that hostilities will be con
tinued between that t3te and Tur-
There is considerable speculation
as to what will be the outcome of lh
alliance agreement between the Ratt
It has not been determined when or
where the neace negotiations will be
gin. KING SHOWS CLEMENCY
SOFIA, Bui Dec 3. King Ferdi
nand at Kirk Ktllsseh on December 1
received Gen. Vaver Pasha, command
er of a Turkish column which was
captured near Dedeaghtch. The king
returned his sword to Vaver Pasha
and told him that he could reside if
he chose. In Bulgaria. The Turkish
commander chose Sofia.
RUSSIA HOLDS SACK
VIENNA, Austria Dec. 3. A Neue
Frele Presse dispatch from Constanti
nople says that the Russian ambassa
dor has informed the grand vizier that
Russia will not recognize the Inde
pendence of Albania. At most. Rus
sia will agree to the establishment of
an autonomous province under a guar
antee of all the great powers.
SERVIA IS CONCILATORY
BELGRADE. Servia. Dec. 3. The'
government organ, the Pravda, prints
a conciliatory article denying that
Servia insists ' upon a selection
through Albanian territory to the'Ad-
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