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' SALARY RAISES
III DISTRICT BILL
AN Increases Knocked Out on
Points of Order By Chair
DENIED $500 BOOST
Ftfht Over Measure Grows
Heated, and Chairman
Makes Point of No Quorum.
While 'Congressman Ben. Johnson,
chairman of the House District Com
mittee, officiated as chief carver, the
House continued today to slice the
District of Columbia appropriation
hill, 'and knocked out, on points of
order; practically every salary ln-
crease and legislative item in the
first dozen pages of the measure. ..
V. The $500 increase in the salary of
the'Cerporation -counsel was among
y tfc,--emasculated Items, and Mr.
Jsaseon-made a hitter attack upon
Corporation Counsel Thomas, in
BsJrfBgJhis poin of order against a
irgr salary for that official.
'"' - Consideration Halted.
The warfare over the District bill
reached auch a stage at 2 o'clock that
Mr..Jebcson made a point of no quorum.
an consideration of the bill was halted
until a quorum might be assembled.
CeBfreaamea Johnson and Fowler
' mtit the majority of the points of or-
1 er which mutilated the "District but
(t4ay: . . ' -.
j. -la his staekiupentbe Corporation
eral years ego a clerk In the" Municipal j
btHMtn? bad misappropriated jn',000.
ui that the Corporation Counsel bad
shM. no honest effort 'to reimburse
thaia who lost the money.
" Many Other jChargei.
"The. corporation counsel." ha said,
"brought suit not for the X73.000. but for
the penal sum cf the -bond."
Sir. Johnson then told tlte story of the
demurrer to the suit, and said that
Corporation Counsel Thomas "took two
J tan to file a second suit, and then
falletf'to Include n his declaration the
very words" which the court had In
structed him to include in his bill."
Mr. Johnson charged further that
other demurrers were sustained, and
that Corporation Counsel Thomas s'lll
failed to file a suit which would stand
the test. The court held, Mr. John
ton asserted, that while the District
Auditor -was not responsible for the
; acts of hisxlerk. (n this particular case,
that the commUsoners were responsble.
and could be held accountable for a re
payment of the funds.
"This was xanriey," said Mr. Johnson,
"which the Commissioners bad told the
.people to' deposit in advance of permit
work and I believe it was known from
the beginning that the Commissioners
themselves were responsible, and ye:
after more than eight years nothing- has
'been done to collect that money lror
the Commissioners' bondsmen and the
Corporation 'Counsel now comes here
and asks for a raise In pay.
3"he Commissioners refer to the ex
cellent services of the corporation
counsel, of which I presume this case
Is an example," concluded Mr. Johnson
sarcastically. The Item, increasing Mr.
Thomas' salary by $000 was stricken out
', As soon as the House resumed con
sideration of the District budget today.
Chairman Johnson, of the District Com
mittee!; renewed his attack on the legis
lative recommendations and salary in
creases of the Appropriations Committee,
which had charge of the bill.
Mr. Johnson made his first point of
order against the appropriation to re
imburse three assistant Inspectors of
plumbing for the expenses incurred in
keeping up their motorcycles. Congress
man Burleson defended the Item, and
so did Congressman Saunders.
This Is not a salary increase." tliey
for their expenses. They do much ,
'It Is to reimburse these men
quicker work on motorcycles.'
Point of Order.
Mr. Burleson admitted the clause was
subject to a point of order and he of
fered, a compromise providing that In
future the inspectors shall be paid for
' the. upkeep of their machines. Mr.
Johnson made a point of order against
the amendment, but the latter point
was overruled and the provision for
the future stayed in the bill, it is speci
fied, however, that the money shall bo
used .for maintenance only, and not for
th purchase of new cycles.
Congressman Johnson also made a
point of order against the Item auth
orising, assistant engineer commission
ers at the District building to appoint
the employes who care for the building.
Xvldently the chairman of the House
(Continued oh Eleventh Page.)
FORECAST FOR THE DISTRICT.
jtaln and colder tonight; Saturday
mb&er and generally fair.
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Yesterday's Circulation, 46,306
CAPITOL IN WAR
Suffragettes 400 of 'em Tel!
Liawmakers Why They
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' - ARRAYED AT HEARING
Congressmen Go to Aid of
Weaker Sex in Presenting
Arguments for Bill.
Suffragettes stormed the Capitol
Four hundred "votes for women"
advocates including a sprinkling of
men made a massed demonstration
for equal suffrage before the House
Committee on Presidential Elections.
They pleaded for passage of the bill
of Congressman French of Idaho,
giving women the right to vote for
representatives in Congress.
Gray-haired grandmothers and
their granddaughters, husbands.
brothers, and sweethearts, Jammed
the largest 'committee room of the
House to its capacity.
Display of Finery.
"Waving willow plumes, silks and sat;
lna-with the latest hints in bobbles and
panniers made a riot of color, with
quaint old-fashioned alpacas inter
mixed. Social leaders and Senators'
wives were In the.audlence.
The Rev. Olympla Brown, of Racine.
Wis., president of the Federated Wom-
i's Ea.ualIly:League of the United '
te)x . preside, -This, aged, . trosyU
battle for .feminine equality., a dozen
Congressmen supported the women;
Kach of the nine "suffrage" States
were represented. '
For hours many of the women stood.
In rapt attention. Others sat "tailor
fashion" on the floor and platforms.
Stenographers of Congressmen deserted
their offices and flocked to the femi
nine demonstration. "Waves of kid glove
applause frequently interrupted the
pleaders for votes
Mrs. Clara B. Colby, of Portland, Ore.,
prominent suffrage worker, opened the
hearing with a pica for enactment of a
conEtltutlcnai amendment prohibiting
States from disfranchising citizens be
cause of sex.
Few Left to Lead.
"Where there are few 'veterans' left
to lead our fight, there are myriads
of equally determined and devoted fol
lowers," she declared.
"Our efforts are a lasting record of
the futility of Congressional commit
tees who have made a day's sport of
the earnest and dignified efforts of
women to gain their political freedom.
Wc will continue as long as Is neces
sary. "Twenty-eight representatives aro
low. in Congrebs from nine equal suf
"The Contltutlon ays that Repre
sentatives hall be chofcMJ by the "peo
ple of the several States.' Are wom6u,
people?' are women, 'citizens?' Those
are the questions for you to decide."
Would Oust Bachelors.
CongrctEinan Mondell of Wyoming
declared that "State legislatures very
properly may consider disenfranchlse
ment of bachelors."
Congressman Hayden of Arizona told
how women arc the conservative not
radical voters of that State.
Congressmen Raker of California,
Lafferty of Oregon, and a hah: dozen
others also cited the success of equal
suffrage in their State?.
Other speakers wore Dr. Belva A.
Lockwood, honorary president of the!
Equality League, and Clara W. Mac-1
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SHIP SIS SLOWLY
Revenue Cutter Begins Race to
Beat Death When Schooner
, A thrilling race with death to save
I two members of the crew of the
' schooner S. P. Blackburn was begun
today by the revenue cutters Onondaga,
at Hampton Roads, and the Mohawk,
oft Cttpe Charles.
J The steamer Tiverton carried to
. Baltimore yesterday afternoon the
crew of the Blackburn, but two
men could not swim, and were
left clinging to the masts of the slowly
sinking schooner. The two cutters left
their anchors at 8:30 this morning and
are heading full steam to the dere
lict. 300 miles east, midocean, off Cape
If the men are rescued the cutters
will attempt to two the sinking
schooner into port. The boat contains
a cargo of to.OM pounds of coal.
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CONSTANTINOPLE. Jan. 51. The
Turkish cruiser Hamidleh today at
tacked and destroyed three Greek war
ships in the harbor of Stampalia, an
Island of the Sporades. Hundreds
Stampalia is a Turkish island in the
Aegean, lying near the Grecian archi
pelago, twenty miles from Araorgos.
The onslaught of the Turkish cruiser
on the Greek vessels was not a, viola
tion of the armistice, or tho stipulation
for four days" warning of Its denuncia
tion, since Greece never signed the pro-
ti r nuh-h
The Turks and' Greeks have fought
on the sea and on the land at Jinlna
almost daily since the peace conference
nm mei. in umoon.
ine uaiKan allies are manning to re-
new ? V?:,"P!.n.'Lt Tu"re..,?" ?:
unj. mu ii mej mil. ine ! " ""ipersons wnom we couia not reacn otner
-illoued tr partition Turkey-In-Kurope
In their own way. That was the de- ,
termination of the great powers of
ON TAFT NOMINEES
Senate Committee Orders
Oyster and Rudolph Recom
mended to Whole Body.
The Senate DIstrle-t Committee today '
order-l .n rtvorable report to the ben
! ate on the nominations of the tuo cIM-
llan meml)cr8 of the Hoard of Commls-
sloners of the Dlntrlct. i
Without nl.tirflmi tlli nmmittni! ill- .
elded to recommend the favorable re
port on the names of Cuno'Ii. Rudolph
and Capt. James K. Oyster. The ques
tion of confirmation doca not arise In
the case of the Engineer Commissioner,
who is detailed from thu War Depart
ment. The committee held a short meeting
following the hearing on the eight
hour bill When it wus proposed to
report the Commissioners favorably.
Senatoi Marcus Smith of Arizona, the
only Democrat present, made no ob
jection. While the committee took this action.
It does not follow confirmations will
n NPIMirpil The rf.l Ui ltll tiA In
executive session of the Senate, and '
there Is little hope of confirmation
The committee ordered a favorable
report on the bill Teguiatlng the prac
tice of osteopathy. It provides for a
board of examiners of flv
fve and system
of licensing practloners.
To Try Automobile Bandits.
PARIS. Jan. 31. Not since Mme. Stein
hell was tried several yeajs ago for
tho alligrd inutMcr of her husband and
mother-in-law. natf a trial In Paris ex
cited the In tor He interest exhibited In
the cases of Oie nurvlvlng members of
the Bonnot-f?rnier gang of motor lian
dlts. who wi be called to the bar next
Monday to nnswer to a long Met of
charges of jobbery and murder. Though
a numner tf members or the gang, in
cluding the most prominent leaders,
met death In resisting the sensation !
siege by ic police some months ago.
there are till twenty-one members who
ua to be,' triad.
WASHXtfGrTOX, FRIDAY EVENING, JANUARY 81f
S. GOVE and MRS. HELKW GARDEHJtR; In, Bine, HISS ADELAIDE BJCHC0CK aad MISS W. A. WOniXS.
worked, Will Rest Before
She Starts for Capital.
"General" Rosalie Jones, commander
of the .Vcw York suffragette army.
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Washington the 1st of March, Is suffer-1 of.law in Portland. Ore., George P, Mc- j
ing from overwork, and on tne verge . Cabe today tendered his resignation as
of a nervous breakdown, according to , solicitor for the Department of Agrlcul
reports reaching Washington today, j ture. In a letter to Secretary Wilson.
"General" Jones baa gone to Cold I The resignation will take effect on
Spring Harbor, where she will remain March 4.
a week or ten days. She will, however, j McCabe was one of the storm centers
return to New York in "time to head tin the controversy ocr administration
the army of marchers which will leave . h. LP"" '" la," whlch4lna"T.,cu.U
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Mhere February 12. for
" Ida Craft, who was the -genet al's
stand-by on the New York-to-A!jany
trip, has taken charge of the arrange-
mpni tnr id "hike" to IVnshlnton.
w,,, i, i ,!,(, tht ttriin,, woiv '
' to spread our propaganda, and reach
wise." Miss Craft says,
Kana never n to our mc-etlncs or read
lour llteratuit;. We mean to stop at
t-verv nous- between New York ana
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Ir- .hntit nnr wnrk nnil nnr lmi. i
Whenever small groups of persons are
encountered. It will bo my duty to
mount a soan-box and make speeches
mount a soup-oox ami matte speecpes
"I thlnU the women who purpose go
ing fiotn. coast to cuust on horseback
In the Interest of the suffrage move
ment, could do much more good It they
. ore to alk. Therr are twelve of us.
Including 'General' Jones and myself,
uho expect to walk the entlro distance
from New York to Washlngtrn."
Arrangements are being made for a
reception here for the suffragette
'hikers'' on February 2S. and. If Mho
bund arrives on tlm". a delegation W
bv Washington suffragettes here will
go out on the Baltimore tumlko to es
cort them Into the city.
Announcement was made today from
headquarters hoie that Mrs. Carter,
wife of former Senator Carter, of Mon
tana, unnlil ride In tho tiaceint In tho
ihararu-r of an equerry, or pag ln
Kiicnau'ice on mc sranu marsnui.
(aken ,lt the naseant for display all
OVPr th muntry, and arrangements are
belntr made for operators to prepare
S .ffrasc-ttes at parade headquarters
todaj are delighted over tho apearance
of Mime of the rostutneB for the b'i;
lageant Mis Glennn S. Tinnln and
.Miss Hazel .M.icKajo are designers of
Each section of the pageant will dis
play a particular color scheme, and the
colors of these robes have been selected
with thH In mind. Deep blues, browns,
purple-), and reds predominate In tho
lolors of robes thus far provided, the
selection halng been made to tseiure
unlformltj of design, colors which will
wear well In the pageant, and conform
lu the official colors of
Gastro in Last Stand
In Fight to Enter Port
NEW YORK, Jan. 31. Clprlano Cas
tro, former President of Venezuela, and
the "man without a country," today
mitile his last stand In his tight for en
trance to this country. Mm attorney,
Hurold A Content, went to Ellis Island,
where Cawtro Is detained, with a writ
of habeas corpus to get the "stormy
petrel" and bring him before Judge Holt
In the Federal court late tbls after
noon. Secretary of Commerce and Labor
Nagcl liss barred Castro from the
T'nlted States. Ills only hope now Is to
dciay hit, deportation pending a hearing
on the writ of habeas corpus.
ME, LONG FOE
rCgriou'lture Department SoHw':
tor Will Practice Law
In pursuance of Ms expressed inten
tion of leaving the Government service
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. r(,i,,naiin B- ,.hif homi.t aj a
, 'member of the oure food board. Wiley
charged that McCabe hampered, his
worx ana deliberately created friction.
secretary wuson accepted tne resign
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hr A'fK, Prr,c"1 .8C-.; I
gret that the department should lose
one whose efforts had been marked
!. fnlthfillnau on .,f,ll lnlor..t
In commenting on the resignation to-'
day President Taft stated that he was
convinced of the thoroughness of tho
work done by Mr. McCabe, and that
he had maintained a standard of effi
ciency in the enforcement of the food
wOrk done by Mr.
an-l dr"K acts such as had never been
vn.n ,- ,. trvnV ..n thnt vnrk
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Attorney uenerai wickersnam stated
In regard to the resignation that he '
had had occasion to oversee Mr. Mc
Cabe h work In connection with the
food and drug acts, the meat inspection
law, and the forest reserve law. and
wus Impressed with the thoroughness of
his grasp of these subjects an.d w-Ith
the slngle-mlndejness with which he had
safeguarded the Interests of the Gov
ernment. ONE FARMER KILLS
ANOTHER IN FIGHT
Walter H. Belt, 65, Shoots
Jesse J. Eveley, 32, Near
Jesse J Eveley. a farmer of Howard
count. Md., and member of a well-
known family of that section, was shot
and Instantly killed by Walter II. Belt,
also a farmer, yesterda evening. Tho
shooting occurred ut the home of S. B.
Dorsey. who Ilvci near Etchison, Md.
Bell did not make nny attempt to leave
the scene of the shooting, and was ar
rested last night by Constable Perry
Ensey, who brought him to the Itock
vlllo Jull thin afternoon.
Immediately after the arest of Belt,
Justice Brown, of Montgomery count.,,
held an Imiuest over the body of Eve
ley, and decided that Belt was respon
sible. He then ordered that Belt be
held In Jail for tlie action of the grand
Witnesses to tho shooting stated to
day that Kelt and Eele and a num
ber of others were, drinking In Dorsey'a
home. At some trivial remark made
by Eveley. Bell took unbrage and
cursed Rielcy, for whlcn Eveley struck
him, Eveley then started to leave.
Just as Evelej was passing through
the door Belt fired three shots from a
revolver and Eveley fell He died
almost InatnnUy with two bullet holes
In his back.
Photo by O. T. Back.
POLICE OF NATION
TO EM lAO
Huiflred rChlef;Aho -KnoiVK
Sylvester Keep Order.
A host of police chiefs, friend of
Majoc Richard Sylvester, 'are coming to
Washington about the first of March.
They are coming to help the superin
tendent of the metropolitan police Me
that "dips" and "con. men." "moll-buzi
ten." "guns," and other. varieties of
nlnble Angered, shifty-footed gentry do
not 'set in any fancy work Uuring the
In addition to this galaxy of heads
of police departments, from all over
the United States and -Canada police
men of lesser rank and detectives from
theiprlnclpa! cities of the .East will be
here In large numbers, and an addi
tional 400 men will be sworn in on the
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n annpuncemenrmade. by Major Syl-
The police chiefs, who will number
.approximately 100, are coming as guests
I of, honor of the city, and. will be, hers
I largely because Major Sylvester Is pres-
Went of the International police Chiefs'
Know Crooks at Sight.
Plans have already been made by
Major Sylvester, as chairman of the
Inaugural committee's subcommittee on
public safety, for the roping off. 6f
Pennsylvania avenue for the Inaugural
parade. Ropes will be stretched all
the way from the White House to the
Capitol, and Intersecting streets will ba
cut off on either side so tha wagona
cannot attempt to drive across the line;
of march. Members of the metropoli
tan police will be given special instruct
tlon in their, duties on this occasion,
and efforts will be made for policemen
to take caroi of the sick and injured.
If there should be any. as well as of
"Although the crowds attending this
year's Inaugural will be enormous, ac
cording to tho outlook." said Major
Sylvester, "a great deal of trouble as
(Continued on Second Page.1)
IS REBELS' DEMAND
Mexican Warrior Threatens to
Raid Ranch Unless Owners
"Send me 2.000 goats or my 1.500 hun
gry men will take them," Is the ulti
matum that Bonlto Itodrigues, Mexican
rebel leader, has sent to the Hacienda
de Salade, near Sun Luis Potest, ac
cording to State Department d'rpatches
It Is not known whether-the demand
was complied with. Ready to attack
tho hacienda If necessary, and having
a force of 1.500 men at his back. It is
probable that the ranch. lacking avail
able defensive force, will comply w'th
this seml-pollte form of highway rob
bery. The American consul at SaltlUo re
ports that the town of Vlesca is threat
ened with attack.
From Ambassudor Wilson came Infor
mation that the naV'onal railway line
north of SaltlUo had again been open
ed, and that traffic had been returned.
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TAFT'S FREE USE OF EXECUtlVE ORDER
CITED AS ABUSE OF PRESIDENT'S BOWER
y J1MMT C. WILLIV1K.
ThfcSenateVtibld-UD of aDDomtmenfs. itdevelorK. fs
"Monly the beginning of arattack, all akngvthe:linej on the
whole aoininistiition of, the-civil service;
Democratic; Senators are determined that Taft ap
pointments, in payment of long-deferred political deW ,
' shall not be confirmed. "But the Senate is not to be. ajofiek
the fight. Within a few daysit will break out invthe House,
. where, a systematic attack Will be inadeqn tne administra
tion of the classified service, with detailed and specific
charges that1 the law, .has been enforced in such 'manner as
to make ifcjfii instrument-of favoritism, partisanship, and
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FORSAKE OF BBIOE
Convict, With Long Prison Rec
ord, Promises Court Ht WW
In a broken voice an'd half sobbing
John J. Garland, alias Jade Gale, who
pleaded guilty recently to entering the
home of Clarence F. 'Norment and steal
ing S650 .worth of Jewelry, made a plea
for leniency when he appeared before
Justice Stafford in Criminal Court No. 1
for sentence today.
Assistant Prosecutor S. McComas
Hawken read Garland's record to the
court. He escaped from a reform school
In San Francisco ln 1SS9, and three
months later was arrested ln Kansas
City for burglary, and was sent to the
penitentiary for two years. In 1903 he
committed six burglaries in Nashville,
and served six years In prison. In 1S09
ho was arrested In Akron, Ohio, for
burglary, and got two years In the
penlntlary. In 1911 he was arrested
In Findlay, Ohio, and was under sen
tence to serve four years when he and
another prisoner brutally assanlted
Sheriff J. S. Johns, of Hancock county,
"It is a bad record, your honor,"
pleaded Garland. "My mother died
when I was three years old, and'I never
knew the love of any one until I mar
ried a little woman a few months ago.
I have drawn an innocent girl Into my
trouble, and It is she who will. suffer. I
have committed my last crime."
Mrs. Garland, a pretty young woman,
sat In one of in front seats, but took
no part in the proceedings.
Justice Stafford said he would take
into consideration the fact that Garland
still has the four years' sentence in Ohio
to serve. He observed that he believed
that Garland would turn over a new
leaf, and Imposed a sentence of two
"Thank you your honor, and 1 11 uo
exactly what I said I would do," de
A sentence of ten years' in the peni
tentiary was Imposed on jpamuel Brown,
colored, convicted of atjfl-mptlng to rob
James H Smith, an aid man, at Cen
ter Market on November 9.
Woman's (ry Puts
Burglar to Flight
Mrs. W. A. Cohlll. of 653 C street
southeast, reported to the police of the
Fifth precinct today that an unsuccess
ful attempt was made to enter her home
about 1:30 this mommg. Awakened by
an unusual noise. Mrs Cohlll discovered
a would-be housebreaker attempting to
pick the lock on the front door. He
flea when Mrs. Cohlll put her head out
the window and asked her what she was
in the;rJouse, that diyisio-beadsi Jboards oexamrs, and;
even thePresidenf; haveMgrantiy abuseairniWof the
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the Government service has bees
filled with Republicans, who are bow
to be fastened to it by the enforce
ment, if enforcement 'fa; pojeibfe, of
Executive orders of classification.
Enough has becoaae public coa
cerafa's; tke oacomiHs; fight f or tie
oSees to sake It perfectly plala that
tie struggle will be one of the most
important features of the closing
weeks of the pretest session, aad
that it will be carried over to the
Anxious Over Wilson's Attitude.
Presld'ent - elect Wilson's attlrae
toward patronage, spoils, and clTil
servicels thus far known only ln a
general way. Democrats, Republicans,
and officeholders are anxious for an
Indication from, him of the attitude he
will" assume after he becomes Presi
dent Otr January 13 an 'amendment was
offered In the Committee ot the Whole
of the House, to the postoffice appro-1
prlation bill, which nullified executive
orders of President Taft. transferring a
total of about 40.000 postmasters XSi
postal subordinaes to the classified
service. On a dlvlslonr-not a roll caU
this amendment was adopted by an
emphatic majority; but the very next
day, in the House proper, another
showdown waa demanded, and this time
the roll was called. The- result was
that forty Democratic votes joined 101
Republicans in opposing the amendment
and it was cast out by a comfortable
majority. .Only single Republican,
Mr. lafferty of Oregon, voted to nul
lify the executlveorders extending tho
Marked Beginning of Fight
Far from putting an end to the strug
gle to undo what Democrats denounce
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IN CONGRESS TODAY.
Senate met at-UMS.
Hearing before District Committee on
eight-hour bill for women and girls.
La Follette physical valuation bill will
be reported. Cummins report on trust
and corporation legistlation discussed
in Interstate Commerce Committee.
Works amendment further debated.
Favorable report ordered on District
Commissioner appointments by the
Osteopathy bill favorably reported.
Met at noon. '
Consideration of the District hill waa
The district committee reported two
The tariff hearings were continued.
The shipping trust Investigation was
A delegation of suffragists' appeared be
fore House Committee ln Support of
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