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WASHINGTON. WEDNESDAY EVENING, JANUARY 22, 1913.
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PARK SITE FOB
,Taft Calls in Members to Argue
NECESSITY FOR ACTION
IS CONSIDERED URGENT
Library Committee Uses Draw
ings as Arguments in Favor
' oflall Plan.
The final fight over the location of
the Lincoln memorial "will come, up
in the House late this afternoon when
Boulevard as Memorial.
I) the hill providing for the memorial
In Potomac Park -will come up for
consideration. Chairman Slayden, of
the Committee on Library, -will bring
I)1 the bill nn and areue for Its arlon-
President Taft assumed a directing
hand in the memorial -matter today
when he called thirty Congressmen
to the. White House and, marshaling
them as he might delegates before
a convention, urged upon them the
propriety of passing the bill provid
ing for the Potomac Park site. The
President urged that.actlon be taken
now to avoid the possibility of no
Argument May Be Effective.
X majority of the Congressmen who
"Went to, the White House today were
opposed to the bill, and in favor of the
Gettysburg road memorial, but the
PresldentiBrgued''that the road will be
built later, and tbe -Becessityforactlpi
t JUyjitlme. wasjtrgent. .Senator Cul
lom's persistent fight for ajrnemorial
r&a shown? and his desire for UieBetUe
JBeht of the matter before he retires on
Starch, t was made known.
The President's arguments made a
distinct impression on the Congressmen
present, and It is probable that it will
have Us effect in the vote this after
noon. Congressman Borland and other good
road's enthusiasts In the House will de
marul that the. House approve a substi
tute, plan .of a national highway from
Gettysburg to- Washington. Congress
man Borland refers to the Potomac Park
- memorial as" "A 'phoney Greek temple
down bythe brewer"-"
The Library Committee sent Into the
House today a half dozen large draw
ings of, the plans for trie memorial In
Potomac Park, showing the Washington
Monument In the background. These
pictures will Tie used by Congressman
Slayden in .arguing that the House
should turn ' down the Washington to
Gettlsburg highway memorial and erect
u xz,ooq,ooo memorial on tne Man.
Congressmen At White House.
Allt of the members who were called
to the White House were Republicans
except Sharp of Ohio. AH of them,
moreover, were Administration Repub
licans. As a result, the President's di
rect appeal for support for the Potomac
park memorial was In the nature of a
demand from the party leader.
The delegation comprised Congressmen
McKlnley, Sharp, Moore. Anthony,
Campbell, Bartholdt, Olmsted, Gardner
of New Jersey. Heald, Miller. De For
rest. Needham, Austin. Hawley. Howell,
Kahn. French Pray. S. W. Smith. Kln
kald Sells, Roberts, Hlgglns, Tlllson,
Browning, Hughes of West Virginia,
Plumley, Guernsey, Slemp, and Crura
packer. Grocer Arrested on
Charge of Stabbing
Suffering from a stab wound in the
left hip. Jacob Feldman, twenty-four
jears old, who says his home is In New
York, was taken in an ambulance to
the Emergency Hospital this afternoon
from the grocery store of Philip Dlck
in. Twenty-fourth street and. Virginia
Dlckm, v. ho Is alleged to hae cut
Feldman, was locked up at the Third
precinct police station.
Trod on Panama Flag.
PANAMA, Jan. 22. Halllgan and
Crosby, a vaudeville team accidentally
trod on the Panama flag on the stage.
The radicals want to make It an lntr
FORECAST FOR TI1U DISTRICT.
Fair tonight, temperature tonight
about 28 degrees; Thursday fair and
U. S. BUREAU. I AFFLECK'S.
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High tides, 7:47, a. m. and 8:05 p. m.
Low tides, 2 a. m. and 3:02 p. m.
Sun rises 7:23 Sun sets 5:17
Simple Ceremony Solemnized
as Woman Millionaire Is
Nieces and Young Prince Are
Only Attendants to Stand
Up With Bride.
NEW YORK, Jan. 22. Helen Miller
Gould, known throughout the' world
as the leading philanthropist of
America's wealthy women, and Fin
ley J. Shepard, assistant to the presi
dent of the Missouri and Pacific, chief
of the Gould railway lines, were mar
ried today in the spacious drawing
room of the bride's stone mansion at
Widely heralded as the simplest of
weddings, the fact remains that -the
rich splendor of the setting, the
bower-like beauty of the floral decor
ations, the swelling harmonies of an
orchestra of forty pieces, the tables
loaded with hundreds upon hundreds
of rare and costly presents and the
great glittering table laden with a
service for the wedding breakfast for
seventy-five guests could scarcely
class as simplicity in the eyes of the
average American bride.
In comparison with the church
wedding' of Miss Gould's sisters and
nieces, when.all Fifth ayenuewas blockH
ed with carriages ana every eiemenv mi
pomp and pride that could be loaded
Into such a function was to be rounu
in abundance, today's ceremonial
was indeed simple. The service was
read by a kindly faced country min
ister, the Rev. Daniel Russell, pastor
of the Irvjngton Presbyterian
Church. The bride was attended
only by two daintily dressed little
girls, Helen and Dorothy, daughters
of the bride's brother, Frank Gould,
by his first wife. And the seventy
flve guests were all members of the
bride's or bridegroom's families or
their Intimate friends.
Special Cars for Guests.
Only a few of the guests spent last
night at Lyndhurst, arrangements
having been made for special parlor
cars to be attached to a forenoon
train today to bring the main body
of guests to Tarrytown, where
dozens of automobiles were waiting
to spin them out the two miles to
the bride's 102-acre country estate.
The Duchess de Talleyrand, whose
first husband was the Count Bonl de
Castellane, was among those who
spent the night at Lyndhurst and
assisted Miss Gould early today In
preparing the finishing touches for
Among those who came to Tarrytown
on the special cars today were Mr. and
Mrs. George J. Gould and their children.
Edith and Gloria; Edwin and Howard
Gould, and MrH. Burton H. Wright, of
Worcester, Mass., a sister of the bride
groom. Mrs. Peter Shcpan, the groom's
mother, was 111 in New Haen, and
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LEGAL, COURT SAYS
Commissioners' Action Upheld
in Test Case Decision by
- Justice Barnard.
Right of the District Commissioners
to raise the water rates, as was done
July 1, last, was upheld In a decision
handed down today by Justice Barnard
in Equity Court No. 1 In the suit In
stituted by William S. Bransom, who
objected to paying the advanced rent.
It was generally understood that the
Bransom case was in the nature of a
test, many other citizens having simi
lar complaints. The litigation probably
will be carried to the Court of Appeals.
Counsel for Bransom advanced the
contention that the Commissioners wero
empowered to fix a rate that would be
adequate only to produce a fund suffi
cient to maintain the water system. Tho
Corporation Counel argued that the
Commissioners had the right to Increase
the water rate to purchase water
Hransom. who lives at IM9 C street
northeast, sought an injunction re
straining the Commissioners from col
lecting the increased amount.
"The whole matter Is one for Con
gress to consider and act upon rather
than the court." declares Justice Bar
nard. "The reports of the Commis
sioners In evidence Indicate that
the subject has been brought to the
attention of Congress and It has taken
ITER RATE RAISE
Bankers and Business Men Will
Back Taft's Nominations
OF MEN IS HOPED FOR
Both Oyster and Rudolph Highly
Commended by LeadersYof
With a view of presenting' to the
Senate an expression of approval of
the nominations of Cuno H. Rudolph
and Capt. James P- Oyster as Com
missioners of the District of Colum
bia, and. requesting that their conflr
mation be not delayed, a mass meet
ing of citizens will be held in the
National Theater tomorrow afternoon
at 4:30 o'clock.
Plans for holding an enthusiastic
gathering were decided on at a meet
ing of bankers, business men, and
representatives of the Board of Trade
and Chamber of Commerce in the
rooms of the Chamber of Commerce
The purpose Is to Impress upon the
Senate the gratification felt by the citi
zens of the District at the selection of
Commissioner Rudolph and Captain
Both men were given the highest com
mendation at the meeting today, the.
opinion being expressed that the action
of thePresident met with almost
unanimous approval by the -citizens of
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candidate for commissioner win oe on
of the speaVers. Others 'wW will be
invited to make addresses are Charlea
W. Darr. D. J. Callahan. Aldls B.
Browne, D. McK. Clayton. W. T. Galll
her, B. T. loran. the Rev. Dr. John
Van Schalck. Jr.. Maurice Rosenberg.
Henry Franc, Dr. "Wallace Radcllffe.
Col. R. II. Harper, W. V. Cox. W. H.
Saunders, Eldrldge E. Jordan, and P.
J. Rvan. The addresses will be limited
to threo minutes each.
A committee of arrangements was ap
pointed consisting of Isaac Qans, Will
iam J. Eynon. Thomas Grant, Bryce
Clagett. John L. Martin. Stephen Part
ridge, and Graham B. Nlchol.
The committee extends a special In
vitation to all citizens' associations
and civic organizations, the desire being
to Impress upon the Senate the unanim
ity of opinion regarding the appoint
ments. Those present at the meeting to
day were Charles J. Bell, Isaac Gans,
W. F. Gude, Joseph Strasburger, Col.
John Miller. George W. White. D. S.
Porter. Aldls B. Browne. A. Leftwlch
Sinclair. E. C. Graham. William J.
t-Eynon, and Thomas Grant.
Progressives in tne senate win any
themselves with the Democrats to kill
President Taft's nominations of Dis
trict Commissioners. This Is the state
ment today of District National Com
mitteeman John F. CoBtello.
The appointments, he declares, should
go over to President-elect Wilson, as a
matter of courtesy, right, and prece
dent. Chairman William F. McComhs,
of the Democratic national committee.
In communication today with Mr. Cot
tello by long distance telephone, as
sured Mr. Costello that there was no
need for fear that the confirmations
would be forthcoming.
Calls Oyster Republican.
Mr. Costello puts the brand of Repub
licanism on Commissioner Rudolph, who
Is renominated; Capt. James F. Oyster,
and Major Chester Harding, slated as
Engineer Commissioner. Mr. Oyster
I nominally Is a Democrat, but actually a
Republican, said Mr. costello.
He says that there is no doubt that
the Progressives will side with the
Democrats. He does not think that Mb
Taft. as the most repudiated President
In history, should have made the nomi
nations. AH the Democratic clubs and factions
In the District will send representatives
to a meeting tonight In the national
committee headquarters, when a plan of
action against the confirmation of the
appointments will be considered. Mr.
Costello declares that the factions will
be united in opposition to Rudolph and
Attitude In Senate.
Around the Senate today there Is a
feeling that the Taft appointees will not
be confirmed. Candidates for the places
are arising from outside the District,
i and President Wilson will be asked lo
' consider these.
1 Senator Hoke Smith, of Georgia, has
announced that he will oppose the con
firmation of the Commissioner-ship ap
I polntmente and thinks Governor Wilson
j should make the selections. Senator
I Martin says there Is a strong dlsposl
. tlon among the Democrats to oppose
' confirmations. Senator Overman Is
doubtful whether confirmations will be
I secured, and even Senator Crane says
It Is doubtful,
j Through the Southland
I Fine balmy weather Is blng enjoyed.
1 Just the kind for out-door l'fe. All re
sorts now open at Ashevllle, "The Land
of the Sky," Augusta, Aiken, Summer
vllle, Charleston, Savannuh, Brunswick,
Florida. Nassau, Cuba. Southern Rail
way offers excellent service. Consult
Agents, 706 15th St. and 90S F St. N. W.
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Mrs. J. Wilson Howe, wife of President-elect Wilson's
nephew," was desirous of entertaining the President and his
family .previous to inauguration, hut found this 'impossible
because she is not occupying her own' home. She is spend.
ing the winter with her mother, Mrs. N.
the ,Decatur apartment house, and has an apartment in
Florida' avenue for her nurse and her two beautiful chil-
IS SENT TO PRISON
Sentence Is Suspended in Eight
Indictments; Five-Year Term
l:roy Baker, the youthful bandit, who
terrorized the city In December by a
series of burglaries, will servo Ave years
In the Atlanta penitentiary In expiation
of his crimes.
i The youth, who Is eighteen jears old,
pleaded guilty to nine Indictments five
charging housebreaking and larceny and
four P'aln housebreaking before Justlco
Gould in Criminal Court, No. 2. today.
I Sentence in clsht cases was suspended,
i the rive years being for one Indictment.
j Other Indictments presented bv the
grand jury, although there were no
other arraignments, were: Depredation
of private property. Samuel Be'ters,
Clarence Lewis, and James Marshall;
housebreaking and larceny, James E. O.
Coates, George Gentry (2). John J. Gra-
land, Martha Brooks, and Major Han-
klns ay, grand larceny, Samuel E. Kll-
Han .Thornton Jones, and Carmelo Fun-
arl. non-support of -minor children,
William F. Standback; non-support of
wife and minor child, Charles H. Web
ster, and. Joseph Mahonney; embezzle
ment, ArthUr Hicks.
Wilson's Cousin Dies
At Hospital Today
BALTIMORE. Sid.. Jan. 22.-SIrs. Jen
nie Wilson woodrow Woodbrldge. first
cousin of President-elect Wilson, died
at C o'clock today at the Johns Hop
She came direct from China, where
her husband is a missionary, to under
go an operution, but she was too weak.
Sirs. Woodrow Wilson and Governor
Wilson's slBter. Mrs. A II. Howe, came
to Baltimore last Fridat to visit her.
Conferees to Modify
The House and Senate conferees on
the Immigration bill held a meeting and
decided to eliminate from the bill the
oblectlonable provision which would re
quire certificates of character or penal
certificates from immigrants.
Strong opposition arope to this provi
sion because It was feared It would
enable Russia, and other European
countries, by withholding certificates,
to Mock the migration of worthy per
sons who had been charged with poli
tical offenses or had sought to avoid
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dren, Joseph Wilson Howe, nine years old, and Virginia
Peyton Howe, two and one-lulf years old.
Mr. Howe, who is employed by the Pennsylvania Sail
road Company, has his headquarters in Philadelphia, and
is, not anticipating a removal to Washington. He visits
here on week.endsj but will retain his home in Philadelphia,
where Mrs. Howe;wiU go so'on after inauguration.
SEW MYSTERY IN
Charred Remains of Webster
Are Left With Note at Door
of Man's Father.
"Mr. 3f. Slater and 3fr. Barry
at the hrnwerv say the beer
opener belonged to Arthur. PO
LICE." This note attached to a, cigar box In
which were a few pieces of charred hu
man bones, a knife and a beer opener,
the two latter having been Identified as
belonging to Arthur Webster, who was
murdered and his body thrown In a
furnace at the National Capital Brew
cry last September, may result In a re
opening of one of the most puzzling and
unusual cases the Washington police
hac had to deal with in years.
A coroner's Jury found that Webster
was killed by Lentle L. Jett. fireman
at the brewery, with whom he had hnd
some trouble, and who committed sui
cide before the police Investigation hud
gone far enough to Justify his arrest
In connection with the case. It w.is
neer positively established, however.
that the bones In the furnace were
The box of bones and the note were
left last evening at the home of C. A.
Webster, father of the dead man, who
immediately turned them over to the
police, after asserting positively that
the beer opener and knife were the
ones carried by his son.
It was contended by the police at the
time that it would have been Impossible
for one man to have placed Webster's
body Into the furnace through the small
uoor at the back, but tho finding of tho
coroner's Jurj placed the crime on Jett.
and no further action was taken. Sir.
Webster believes lliat the leaving of
the box of bones at his home last even
ing Indicates a third person had knowl
edge of the crime.
Not Written By Police.
The note was signed ''police," but, of
course, was not written or left at the
house by any one connected with the
Police Department. It was written on
the back of a dally police report by an
apparently uneducated person. When
the fires were drawn at the brewery last
September and the human bones raked
from the furnace, the pollco failed to
find Webster's knife and beer opener
which It was known he had In his
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Senators Newlands and 0'Gor
man Strongly Oppose Arbi
Reply of the United States to Sir Ed
ward Grey's note setting forth the' con
ditions of England's protest against the
grant of free tolls at the Panama canal
to American coastwise shipping, will
be made public Friday morning. The
publication here and abroad will be si
multaneous. Answer to the argument of Senator
Root against free tolls to American
coastwise shipping In the Panama canal
was made In the Senate chamber today
by two of the leaders of the Progressive
Democratic group Senators O'Gorman
Senator Martlne followed Senator
Newlands, and likewise opposed either
arbitration or repeal of the free toll
provision. In view of Senator Mar
tine's relations to President-elect Wll
fon, his position Is considered a sig
Senator Root declared for arbitration
of the canal free tolls dispute, or for
the repeal of the free tolls provision.
' with his Republican colleague, and ln-
aiaicu on ine tun rignt or. this country
to provide for free tolls for American
vessels In the coastwise trade. Senator
Newlands also spoke In opposition to
Mr. Root's stand.
"There Is ample authority," said Sen
ator O'Gorman, "for the position taken
by this Senate last August."
we declared Great Britain had always
assumed that when the vessels of all
nations were referred to American ves
sels In the coasting trade were not in
cluded. He took the view that the rea
son there was no specific exclusion of
the vessels of the United States In the
Hay-Pauncefote treaty was that Sena
tors supposed they were excluded as a
matter of course.
Avoided These Treaties.
Senator O'Gorman pointed out that
the Senate had expressly refused to en
ter Into arbitration treaties in which
every controversy would bo subjected
to arbitration. It would not think of
arbitrating questions of national honor,
questions affecting national Integrity,
vital Interests or the rights of third
"I 'can conceive of no question more
vitally affecting our national honor and
Integrity than the one before us npw,"
"Shall we permit foreign governments
to dictate to the United States respect
ing our domestic policy? If our right
to pursue a domestic policy Is challeng
ed by a foreign power our national In
tegrity Is assailed If we yield."
Senator Newlands, following Senator
USE OF CAPITOL
Inaugural Committee Ready to
Give Its Efforts for Big
. OFFERS HIS SERVICES
Details of Program Discussed,
But No Definite Plans Made
The national Inaugural reception
at the Capitol has not been arrange.
The Joint committee of the Hobm
and Senate, which met at 11 o'clock;
deferred action and met again at 3
o'clock. Plans to sabmlt a reeolntfes
for use of the Capitol arennder con
sideration by Senator Martine and
Congressman Townsend of New Jer
sey. This resoltnloa may be submit
ted ia .Congress late this afternoon or
The Joint Inaugural committee be
lieves that it Is not empowered to
act in arranging for a national re
ception. The proposition to summit
the work to tbe citizens' receytioa
committee was discussed in today's
conference, but no decision was
Want Congress' Authority.
There was no discussion on the point
of offering a resolution permitting the
use of the CspitoL The question of
authority, to haaale reeeptlOB plana WES'
paad.'ver; but btfore further-proje-IarIaStM
Hie. 'the MamttH'flSt
tioas. , ."
" Congressman Townaend, who la
member of tbe cltlsehsV reception com?
mlttee, was not prepared to y what
course he would, pursue, but there is
a general feeling around the Capitol
and In the city that the New Jersey
men should blaxe the way for the recep
tion. If the Capitol permit Is granted.
work may be started Immediately after
a decision is maae concerning wni
committee shall, have charge.
In today's Joint committee conference,
details of urogram and the like were
discussed, but as the business could not
be completed early enough to permit
members to attend the Congress sesi
slon. the meeting was adjourned to 3
o'clock, it was anticipated mat a aen
nlte line of action would be voted by
Page Ready To Work.
Inasmuch as Chairman Thomas
Nelson Page of the citizens' recep
tion committee expressed himself as
agreeable to undertaking tbe recep
tion management, there is a belief
around town that the House and
Senate committee wjll refer the
proposition to him.
The petitioning for the use of the
Capitol would be left to Congress
men and Senators. Mr. Page's com
mittee would attend to the remainder
of the program, and other subcom
mittees, killed by the elimination of
ball plans, -would be given work
The citizens' Inaugural committee
meets tomorrow morning to consider
appropriations for subcommittees. The
(Continued on Second Page.)
Committee From Asheville, N.
C, Calls on President-Elect
With Map of Town.
RALEIGH. X. a. Jan. 21 Leaving
North Carolina this afternoon for Tren,
ton, where tomorrow the whole party
will Interview Governor "Wilson, the
Carolinians carry with them the entire
map of Asheville. from which Governor
Wilson will bo given his choice of
mountain homes In fee simple.
Joscphus Daniels Joined the Ashevllle
ans in Greensboro, and It Is understood
that the party will surprise Governor
Wilson. It takes pictures of all the de
sirable sites In Asheville. giving him
the option of choosing a house already
built, site anywhere he desires, or hand
r,ne lot upon which North- Carolinians
p:opose the erection of any kind of
residence he desires.
It Is understood that President-elect
Wilson knows nothing of North Caro
lina's plans, but Mrs. Wilson does. The
party goes first to show her cuts of
homes In North Carolina's famous sum
mer resort, going from Princeton to
Trenton. Certain North Carolinians
recommended that the wise thing to do
would be to appeal first to the matron
of tbe prospective home.
Governor Wilson lived for a tlnte In
North Carolina, and attended school at
Davidson College. He has many rela
tives here, and in Chapel HUl, near
Raleigh. The presentation of the sum
mer home where he will spend "off
times" during his Administration. Is the
Idea of admiring Westerners, who went
to the convention and fought for him
WILSON MAY HAVE
ANY HOME IN CITY
Poky Not to Tear Apart Organ
izfil GovtrhnMnt Servrot,
IN NEW JERSEY CASE
Plane to Retain Reputifcan h
Office There, Deepite Deme
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These words, crystallizing a pabttc
policy of deep significance" today te
thousands of the ctiixeas of Wash
ington, "came from tie' Hps of President-elect
Wilson, at. TreatOB, yes-
terday; They- shatter all fears that .
the GovernaenVserviee will he torn '
asunder by polities! spUsiBeB wkea
the new Executive uaasaes ofice.
Tells Labor Leaders.
,Vr. Wilson stated hla policy In rejriy
to a groups of-labor leaders jf ho &&x4
him to replace the New Jersey 9tte.
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aad,proeabty would be reappointed -fits
the fact that he la of the opposite
Washington Government employe,
the great majority of whom 'are Repub
licans, have feared, for months that the
coming of the Democrats into power
meant that thousands of-their number
would be dropped from the Government
pay roll without regard forthelr record
for efficiency. They have felt that the
wing of the civil service made a rather
fragile protection against the determin
ation of Democratic leaders to find-Jobs
for their constituents ,
Tbe attitude of President-elect Wllsoa
on this program has been anxiously
awaited. He has been known to be a
champion of the civil service, but
whether this championship would bs
more than academic in the face of the
tremendous pressure that will bs
brought to bear upon him. has been
discussed in Washington since last No-vember.-
Sure They Will Stay.
It Is now believed to be certain that
President-elect Wilson will," be an effect
Tive barrier against any plan to sup
plant thousands of Government clerks
merely because of their political align
ment. The Impression is growing' In ths
Capital that the new executive will not
yield much to the importunities of ths
"Job hungry," nor allow his name t
be associated with anything which
savored of & breaking down of the civil
Democratic politicians will be a sadly
disappointed lot If President WUson ap
plied his views with real llteralness.
Many of them, have made no conceal
ment of their belief in the old Idea, "to
the victors belong the spoils. and have
promised scores of Jobs to their -constituents
in the confidence that they
Would be able to deliver.
Democratic eagerness to connect with
the Government payroll has not been
lessened any by the fact that they have
not had control of the Federal Govern
ment for sixteen years.
Ask Patent on Dream.
ORANGE. N J.. Jan. ,2 Bernard
Shapiro, ladles' tailor, applied for a
patent on his design for a seamless
coat. He says he dreamed the scheme.
IN CONGRESS TODAY. "
Met at noon.
Joint committee feels It has no power
to arrange for inaugural reception.
Senators O'Gorman and Newlands op
pose Root's view of canal tolls ques
tion. Senator Tillman wants smoking stop,
ped In Senate chamber.
Senator McLean's bird protection bill
Immigration bill once more agreed to la
Hearing on'Bennlng road bill.
House met at noon.
Bills on the Wednesday .calendar con
sidered. The Lincoln memorial bill is schedule
for consideration late today.
Insurance Investigation continued.
Tariff hearings and currency reforn
hearings were resumed.
Nnlagara Falls power controversy alret
before Foreign Affairs Committee.
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