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MEMBER ASSOCIATED PRESS.
In a Message to Congress
Yesterday He Makes It
P'aln That He Has No
Declares That No Radical
Change in the Sherman
AntirTrust Law Is Needed
Praises Supreme Court
WASHINGTON. Dee. C President
Taft will make no further effort to
have congress reduce the tariff. !n
a, "general" message to congress sul
mltleil todaj. the president clcarlv
Indicated his Intention of leaving
lurther tariff revision to Mr. Wilson
and the congress Just elected.
"Now that a new cons, ess hai hen
elected on n platform of tariff for
revenue only rather than a protective
tariff and Is to revise the tarlfT on
that hasls," said the president, "it
Is needless for me to occupy the time
or congress with arguments or rec
ommendations in favor or a protective
This message, the second Buhmlttei
by the prerfdent since the present
sssxion began, will be his last of a
general character It dealt with ev
ery department of the government
Jexcept the state department, recom
mended much of tlio legislation which
Mr. Taft previously had urged upon
the attention of congress, and took
up and discussed at length several
tmbjects comparatively new.
Indtcendence Is OnDosed
Mr. Taft came out strotig!)""3Ea'tn?r
Independence for the Philippines pro
posed, he kald. in a bill now before
congress. He depreciated the new
policy of one battleship a year in
stead of two; and indorsed again tho
KCheme of currency reform proiiosed
by tho National iMonetary Commis
sion. Conservation was lightly touched,
the president recommending the
amendment of bills now before con
gress so that water power companies
which dam navigable rivers will con
tribute to the Improvement of these
He declared Uiat no radical change
In the Sherman anti-trust law wc."
needed, and praised the supreme
court for its recently announced
changes in rules of c-ilty procedure.
In this connection the president ask
ed congress to pass legislation which
would allow the supreme court 10
reduce the cost of litigation to the
public. ' j
Panama Canal Opening
The Panama Canal was dismissed
In a few words, the president pro
phesying Its opening In the latte
halt of 1913. He toolc occasion, how
ever, to declare that congress should
reward the 'work of Colonel GoethaU
by an appointment as Major-GonerM
with the provision that he become
Chief of Engineers when tho term of
the present Incumbent expires. He
made only a brief referenc to the dis
pute with Great Tliitaln over the Pan
ama canal act and said that when a
formal protest was lodged against
that act It would be taken up by the
The army the president discussed a'
some length. He praised the army
legislation of the last congress but
Kald that provision should be made nv
law so that the nation's foreign regi
ments may be always nrjinta'nei
upon a war footing: and lie ii.-ged the
passage of the pending militia pay
bill, designed to male service In tha
militia more enticing, and showed
that the home-army will be northing
more than a " "skeleton" until con
gress provide that it kc concentrat
ed In fewer posts than are now main
tained. He urged also, the passage
of another bill now before congress,
designed to raise quickly a volunteer
aimy in case of war.
Offers Strong Argument
One of the striking arguments of
the message was that proposing au
tonomy for the Philippines at onc.
ami independence in eight years.
"Jn the Philippine Islands we have
embarked Upon an experiment unpre
cedented In dealing with dependent
peoples" said President TafL "We
are developing there condlUons ex
clus'vely lor their own welfare.
Through the unifying forces of i
common education, of commercial and
economic development, and of gradual
partlcipaUon in local self government,
we- are endeavoring to evolve a homo
geneous people fit to determine, when
the time arrives, their own destiny.
We are seeking to arouse a national
iplrit and not, as under tho older
colonial theory, to suppress guch a
pWt. But our work Is far from dons.
of procaine iindfr
law in tccmM courts
that such aw ion wonlil
in those courts air J
(Continued on Page 2.)
I, UGLY WORD
LE Olf 'STAND
Proceedings at the' Archbold J
Trial Enlivened hv Unparli
amentary Language ?from
TO SENATE COURT
WASHINGTON. ifc O. Dec. C. -oxelamal'on
of W. A. May. of Scran
ton. "If that's the claim. If a lie.'
was thurst Into the routine testimony
of the impeachment trial of Judge
Kobert W. Archliold of the commerce
count and gave the senate a mom
ent of excitement today. It brought
down and may hold the censure of
Senator llacon, the presiding officer
May's exclamation wan directed
ngainst manager of the house, who
are conducting 't'le .prosecution of
Judge Archbold for alleged misuse of
his Judgiclal iiovver.
Witness is Emphatic
Attorney A. S. Worthtngton. for
Judc.e Archbold. cross examined May
who is the general manager of the
Krie toads and Its subsidiary, the
Hillside Coal and Iron company, as
to the motive or recalling the con
tract for the sale of the Katydid Culm
dump wh'ch had been sent to a pros
pective buyer secured through E. J
Williams, a business associate of
Judge Archbold. May said he recall
ed the contract because he received I
letters containing notices of the !
claims of others Interested in the j
dump. Worthlngton remarked to the
witness that the claim had Peon
made that these letters were ficti
tious and the reason for u'thdraw
Ing the control was a tip about Wash
ngton and tho Investigation of Judge
"If that claim Is made It's a He"
shouted May Senator Baron cau
tion him saying that such language
was not to be used in the senate
chamber and Ma apologized.
BRIDE MURDERESS IS
SENTENCED 10 PHI
Admits Offense and Savs I.
Is a Warning to All
Who Would Gossip
LOGANSPOUT. Ind.. Dec. C.-Mrs.
Joseph Lang, the bride of one dav,
who shot ami killed Mrs Mar Copple
last Tuesday today was sentenced to
s,eive from two to fourteen ears in
the women's prison at Indianapolis
and pay a fine of twenty-five dollars.
The woman pleaded guilty yester
day. Mrs. l.ang declared that the
Copple woman sa'd she was "ugly"
and that I-ang could have done better
in choosing a wife. The Copple wo
man was a guest at th,e wedding sup
per. Mrs. lotng said she wished her
act to stand out as a warning to all
women who gossip.
MOOSE RULE MICHIGAN
Figures Show T, R. 66,768 Ahead of
Taft With Wilson Third
liANSINO, Dec. C Figures on the
presidential vote In Michigan given
out today by the secretary of state
showed Roosevelt carried Mich'gan
by a plurality of C0.7CS over Taft
while the latter was second with a
plurality q,f 14fi3 over Wilson.
The socialists more than doubled
their vote of four years ago.
COMPANIES TURNED DOWN.
Ltah County Officials Decline to Pay
for Bingham Guards.
SALT LAKE CITY. Dec. C Hold
ing it to be illegal to pay officers who
guards private property, the commis
sioners of Salt I,ake county 'cfnsed
today the retittest of copper mine own
ers of Jlngham that thirty guards who
have been on duty during the strike
be deputized and placed on the coun
ty f payroll.
GALVESTON, Texas. Dec. 6. The
festivities In connection with Calves
ton's annual carrival. given under the
auspices of the N. N. H. Mysterious
Order of the Ancient Seas, approached
n climax today. Almost even- point
within a radius of several hundred
miles Is represented among the thou
sands of visitors here to view the pa
geants, gala performances and other
events that make up the program.
The arrival of four American battle-
j3- In the harbor has added to jho
attractions oi ice we-n.
NEW OCEAN SERVICE
nOSTON. Mass.. Dec C P.oston
ambitious plans to become one of the
world's greatest seaports were ad
vanced another step today, when the
Port Directors opened bids for the
construction of a $2,000,000 pier for
the se of he Hamburg American
line. According to the tenni of a
contract already signed the steamship
company In to be given the free use
cf the pier on condition mat it es
tablishes a recuwr passenger scrTn-e
between Hamburg, the Channel port
and Boston on or before May 1 of
"WHITE HOUSE BABY" TO SPEND PART
OF THE WINTER IN NATIONAL CAPITAL
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Mls Esther Clcvtland.
MIjs Esther Cleveland, known the country over as "The White House
Bat-v " laughter of the late President Grover Cleveland and Mrs. t'leve
hml. plans on pn3lni; at least a part of the visiter with fricndi In
Unililnxion. Alias Cleveland recently made her ilebut to society at her
mother's Leautlful Home, "Westlaiide, at Princeton. N. J.
NEED OF NAVY
These Should Be Provided
This Year Says Secre
tary Meyer, of Navy
in His Report
WARNS THE COUNTRY
Washington, nee. c The unit-
ed btates must have a bigger navy'
and must be prepared to meet any
chance of wai In the opinion of Sec
retary Meyer or the navy depart
ment, if It Is to preserve Its national
safety. In his annual report, made
public yesterday. Secretary Meyer
pleads for three nnv battleships this
jcar, and declares that this country
soon w.H fall from second to fourth
place in the relative standing of naval
lowers. If it continues the policy of !
building only two ships each year.
International peace has been
brought no nearer, the secretary de- j
Clares, so far as a limitation of ar
maments is concerned To guard its
coast and protect its commercial ac
tivities, the United States needs a
permanent navy of 41 capital shins
battleships and battle cruisers ac- j
rording to Secreury Meier. The
present strength of the navy In bat
tleships is about 33, hut 4 ships will
r-oou be retired as obsolete
Increase Is Desired.
Secretary Meyer's reort Is a re
cital of the development of the navy
during the year, with fev. recommeti
dations beyond those contained In his
lormer reports He gives enter em
phasis to hie recommendation that
the navy be increased according to a
I program that will keep the nation in
Its present position among the world
powers; and the suggestion that con
gress remove the limit upon the
amount of money that can be spent
for aviation and permit the navy to
compete With the like establishments
of other nations in developing aerial
methods of defense.
For the coming year the secretary
of the navy urges that congress a,
proprlate money for three battleships
of the Dreadnaught class and for two
battle cruisers, sixteen destroyers, six
submarines, two gunboats, and a rleei
of auxiliaries to include transports,
eupply ships, tugs, tenders and a dry
dock. The navy general boird recom
mends four battleships- and Secre
tary Meyer points out that even
though this number should be author
ized it would mean no real Increase
in the navy as four ships are soon
to be retired because they will have
passed the age of twenty years.
r Preparedness Is Sought
Secretary Mejer expresses skepti
cism as to the abolition of war In
the near futnrc. Wars come with
little or no warning he says ,and
only by the possession of an efficient
fleet of adequate size will the coun
try be safe from attack and free to
work out Its own destiny in peace
and without hinderance,
"The history of all times, including
the present, shown the futllt) and
danger of trusting to the good will
and fair dealing, and even to tho
most solemnly binding treaties be
tween nations for the protection of
a nation's sovereign rights and In
terests," he says, "and without doubt
the time Is remote when a compara
tively unarmed and helpless nation
may be reasonably free irora attack
by amitious, well-armed powers, es
pecially in a commercial age, sucu
as the present. The conomical sys
tem of a great commercial nation U
(Continued on Pag 2.)
SATURDAY MORNING. D
P. MAGON PRESIDENT
Kl. I'ASill 1-..1T
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cfiort to unify th
:ie rcvoiuiiou eie
meiits in Mexico was xiosed here
today by secret service agents anu
the administration. Parties. Including
the Orozco movement in the north
and the Zapata revolt in the south,
are said to have b"en hold.ng secrei
conferences in EI Paso.
A ticket acceptable to all factions
is said to have been selected. J.
Klores. Mangon. former minister of
the Interior jundcr President Madero,
is said to have been named for presl
dent and Attorney Emilio Vasnue:
Gomez, for vice president. Gomez is
at San Antonio and recently was re
leased on Lond by the federal court
where he was held on n charge of
REYES SECRETARY IS FINED.
imOWNSVILLE. Tex, Dec. .
Miuuel tjulgora. private secretary of
General Heroardo Iteyes. at the time
Reyes was planning bis
last vcar, was tined $l00 In the
Tiilted States district court here to-
dav on conviction of violation of the
(Julroga Immediately paid the fine
ind was releasee.
DENY MAGON REVOLT.
NEW ORLEANS, La., Dec. 6. Re
lorts that Klores Mangon, who re
cently resigned as minister of the in
terior in the cabinet of President Ma
dero, has revolted Rgalnst the gov
ernment are emphatically denied In
an ohicial cablegram received today
from the minister of foreign affairs
l-y Dr. Porcclas, Mexican consul gen
REPORT REBELS ROUTED.
EL PASO, Dec. u. - Rebels yester
day attacked an armored troop t-ain
at Terrazas. a. few miles north ot
Chihuahua City and were routed dis
astrously, says an official report
ccired here today.
INDICT FOR CORRUPTION
Ohio Lead to
STEUBENVILLH. Ohio, Dec, 6.
The Jefferson county grand Jury.
which lias Deen investigating election ?
corruption, today mktrned seven In- :
,'dlctments, one of which was secret j
rwo or the Indictments are against' Minnie Turner in a hotel here deep
county officials-elect. j ened today when a coroner's jury was
I unable to discover the Instrument o."
TVO ARE INDICTED derth. The Jury recommended that
Aftermath of Eddie's Case
With Grand Jury
LOS ANGELES, CaL Dec. C In
dictments were returned by the coun
ty grand Jury today against Harry
Raymond; and John Arlington, la con
nection with the alleged false Impris
onment of F. W. Lloyd, an Important
witness in the Guy Eddie ci. It ia
eald the men bad knowledge of th?
source of money alleged to Uave been
used to produce the arrest of Uoyd,
who was a former policeman and one
of those who arrested Eddie.
ECEMBER 7. 1912
HARD FOR DEFENSE
10 EXPLAIN AWAY
' Witness Tries to Show That
He Referred to Unionizing
and iNot to Dynamiting in
ALWAYS SEES HOCKIN
INDIANAPOIJa, Ind. Dec. C The
seven vvoids wh'ch embraced the
Phrase "pretty hard to do anything
to It" were produced In the govern
ment trial today of the accused "bomb
plotters" as evidence against Herman
G. Sclffert, of Milwaukee, who Is Im
plicated In the McNamara dynamite
Se'iTert is one of the forty-one labor
union officials charged with using eo
plosives on non-union work. He had
waited weeks to testify and was on
the stand less than twenty minute.)
In explaining the phrase.
He a"d he did not refer to the
dynamiting of u hoist and steamer in
.Milwaukee on March 1. 1911. but i
, meant that It was difficult to union
ize tne job. The phrase was found
In a letter written to John J. SIc.Na
mara by Seiffert. who was then acting
as business agent of the 'Iron Worker
union in .Milwaukee He denied pre
vious knowledge of the dyniyuttln,;
which was one of McManlgal's Jobs
Always Sends for Hockin
In the cross examination today of
Murry Pennell. one of the former
union officials, the government allcg
ed that Hockin was an advance agent
i of the dynamiters. The attorney
'drew from Pepnell the statement that
(whenever he failed to unionize a nou
union job. he alwas sent" for Hock
In He denied, however, he sent the
.-an ior uip purpose oi uynamiliug, al
though the prosecutor asserted tho
records showed ilockin's visits al
ways preceded an explosion.
IRHEUGIOH IS LAID
10 DOOR OF -PARENTS
Marshall Criticises Family
Life in Average Home
CHICAGO, 111 Dec. C Governor
Marshall of Indiana, vice president
elect, as a delegate to the federal
council of the churches of Christ in
America, in session here today, de
voted his address tonight ch'efly to
"anilly life and the Sunday schrol He
eald the Sunday schools take children
through the scriptures with a "hop,
skip and a jump" but that relig'ous in
structlou in the family was no long
er given and that children vvere sup
posed to get knowledge of the Itlble
in the Sunday school. This evasion
of the duty of parents to Instruct
their children in their religion the
governor said, resulted 'n Irrellgion
and waywardness among children.
PAGEANT TYPIFYING THE SEA
NEW YORK. Dec. 6. Numerous
theatrical managers and many of the
prominent players now appearing In
New York contributed their services
to the performance given at the Cen
fury Theatre this afternoon for the
benefit of the Women's Titanic Memo
Tial fund. The program. In charge of
Daniel Prohman, Included a gorgeous
symbolical pageant typifying the splr.
it of the sea. Leading pails were tak
en by Ruth St. Denis, Julie Opp and
Edith Lynn Matthison. Other features
of the program were several one-act i
plavs, performed by prominent actora. I
ALLEGED EMBEZZLERS CAUGHT
One Admits Identy but Second Keeps
WINNIPEG. IMan., Dec. 6. Detec
tives arrested today two men giving
the names of Gustave llrunlng and
Valentine Peerman. the latter sup--PGsed
to be Leon Searee. absconding
tank messengers from Ilerlln, Ger
many. They ar accused of having
stolen 2SO,000. llrunlng ltl8 said, ad
mits his Identity, but Ueerman re
fuses to talk. Both, It Is alleged, have
"nvested heavily In Western Canada
DEATH MYSTERY DEEP
Coroners Jury at Sea as to Cause or
CATTLETSBURG. Ky Dec. f The
mystery surrounding the death of
J ernes York and Ida Gnllett, who
were found In the room unconscious.
bo held for further Investigation.
MORGAN IS ILL
Financier Will be Absent From Office
Until Next Week
NEW YORK, N. Y. Dec 6. J. P.
Morgan bat been confined to bit
bbtoA since the early part otllst week
because of a persistent cold. His in
disposition fs slibt and he expects
to return to Wall' street next week.
FOR ANNUAL CON1TA1
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Cow, Fri':l E MCoern, Gov.
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Governors Repudiate Lynch
ing Utterances and
Are Told. to Go as
Far as They Like
NEW MORTGAGE PLAN
RICHMOND. Va,, Dec. 6. The fifth
annual governors' congress adjourn
al here late today but will meet In-
rormally tomorrow w'th President
Tott at Washington, to discuss rural
credits. It will meet next year at
The governors adopted a resolution
intended to sound the knell on the
time honored mortgage on the farm
and to presage the advent, of a new
financial era for farmers. This reso
lution Is Intended to lead to the es-
tabllshment of a new system of state
hanks, governed by a uniform state
law Banks under the resolution will
j be financed by private capital and ba
I able to issue bonds for short or long
terms upon American farms In lieu
Myron T. Herrlck, ambassador to
France addressed the conference on
this topic, as President Taffs repre
sentative and said the thrifty people
of IVance and other European coun
tries are ready to Invest their savings
In these securities. The resolution
provides the appointment of a com
mittee of Ave governors to draft the
plan or a bill covering ground. The
til must be submitted to the gover
nor of each state In the union, and
upon approval by two thirds will be
sent to the legislatures of the var
ious states for enactment.
BJease Is Turned Down
The conference unanimously repud
iated today the recent utterances of
Governor Blease. of South Carolina.
concerning the lynching of negroes.
By a vote of 14 to 4 It adopted a reso
lution declaring aga'nst mob violence
and for impartial enforcement of the
law. The four governors who oppo
ed the resolution declared themselves
as strongly endorsing Its purpose, but
voted 'iNo because they thought it
was not right to reprimand a col
league. Governor Blease himself, the
target of the attack, hotly defended
his convictions and snapped his fin
gers In the faces of his colleagues,
while he told them to "go to. It" and
said the resolutions would neither
eep him from the governor's chair.
nor seat him in the ua'ted states,
senate. Four times In as many hours
he asserted, his life has been threat
ened because of tne utterance,' but
this appealed to blm as little as did
The four threatening - letters Gov.
Rleae received were all anonymous.
Allies Seek to Determine
Their Own Responsibilities
Before Entering Upon the
TREATY MAKING IS
THOUGHT TO BEEASY
Bulgaria and Turkey Are
Said to Have Already Ar
rived at Full Understand
ing on Subjects.
1-ONDON. Eng. Dec 6. Pending
the assembling of pvace delegates Ja
London, the Balkan allies are occu
pied in preparing a Joint draft ot de
mands to be made nion Turkey, and
It Is understood that each is prepar
ing communications with a view it
arriving at an agreement defining
their mutual obligations.
Formal acceptance by all the pow
ers of the invitation to send delegates
to an ambassadorial conference to 1"
held at Ixindon, has not yet been re
ceived, but there Is no reason to suo
posje there will be any delay in as
sembling the conference.
The jio.sltion of Greece and the arm- .
Istlce Is unchanged. The Greeks are
said to be continuing their campaign
on the islands of .Chios and Janina.
and ships are closely searching for
eign steamers between the Darden
elles and Smyrna.
It Is reported In Vienna that Servia
has set up several batteries ou tin
right bank of the Danube opposite thr
Hungarian town of Orzova.
Peace Making Easy
A dUpatch to the Dally Telegraph
from Sofia says that If SalonlklMM
Internationalized. Bulgaria will de
vote Its financial energy to the es
tablishment of a great town and sea
port at Orfano southeast of Serres,
and the building of a railroad straight
down the Struma valley to the sea.
placing Sofia in direct and easy com
munication with the Mediterranean.
If this railway be built, the corres
pondent adds. Salonlkl will lose much
of Its Importance.
A dispatch to the same newspaipr
from Vienna declares that Bulgaria
and Turkej have already agreed on
the principle of peace and are ready
fo- an alliance. Both countries. ttt
correspondent adds, are so well a"c
qiianted with each others intentions
tl-e could draft and ?Ign a satisfac
to" peace treaty In 4$ hours.
The corresixmdent concludes by de
claring that peace In the Balkans will
probably leave Adtianople and Sal
salt Take meeting
ENDS yiICK III
Session of Fspee and U. P.
Officials Apparently Has
No Merger Bearing .
SALT LAKE CITY. Utah, Dec C
The operating oinclals of the various
Harriman railroads who met here
yesterday to dicu?s train schedule!)
and other traffic details for the com
ing year, finished their work tWir
evening. No Important changes wer
made. It was said, In the schedules.
Representatives of the Southern
Pacific, including General Manager W.
R. Scott, started this morning lor Sar.
Francisco and Portland. The Omaha
official will leave tonight or tomor
row. - -..
WILL GOVERN SHOOT
Col. Catron Selected Commissioner
for Fort Perry Centennial.
WASHINGTON, D. C. Dec fi.
Col. H. G. Catron, of Dayton, Ohio, of
the third infantry of the national
guard, was today cnosen commisMoK
er general of the International rifle
matches, to be held at Camp Perry.
O- next September In connection'
with the centennial celebration Of the
Perry victory of Lake Erie. The ex
ecutive committee or the National Rl- '
fie association of America Tipproved
today the program of official matches
of the International Ucion. which
next year will be held for the firat
time In the United Statts.
EASTERN COPPER MARKET
NEW YOHK. Dec 6. Copper quiet;
16.90 to 17-1. Arrivals 540 tons, ex
ports this month 5S.V) tons. London
copper steady. , ;
Ttleasu was taken tolas!; "by a doz-
,en .governors. Including' Hadley of
Missouri, Goldsborotfgh. of Maryland;
Dfx of New York and"0'Neal of.AIa-bama.-
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