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TARIFF BE8ATE IS
SURE TO PROLONG
Ways and Means Committee
Starts "Drafting i of - New
Action that Is sure to prolong the
extra session of Congress far Into the
summer was taken today -when the
"Ways and Means Committee went Into
executive session behind locked doors
to draft the tariff bill.
Democrats are fearful that If the com
mittee prepares a schedule-by-schedule
measure lengthy debate on each sched
ule will result, and the session of Con
gress will .continue until snow flies.
The- committee faced an enormous
amount of technical Investigation.. Man
ufacturers have filed briefs, with wage
tables and cost lists, which the com
mittee will fiave to study carefully.
Tho Question as to whether the bill
will be an omnibus measure or a series
of bills, .one for each schedule, will be
determined by a caucus to be. neia tne
first week of the special session."'
Democrats generally .arc In. faypr cf
the omnibus, bill, which .they, will-handle
quickly, (instead ot.the, echedule-by-Fchcdule
measure, which will cause end
less debate. - ,
The tariff bill will be reported imnie-
diatciy after the opening -or the speciai
session, and the new Congress wilt
swing at once to the most Important
work of Its regime the revision of the
tariff law from one of protection to one
No minority report on the Democra
tic tariff- bill will be submitted By the
Republicans,. according to Congressman
Fordney'of Michigan. " " - '
"&, faxas.we-areconceriied,,.'he saidj
the Democrats have taken the matter
out of our hands. .The framlnir "of'the
tariff bill Is up to them, and I anrnotlir
tavor ot .preparing, a minority report.
It will do no good." ,
The Value; Strop'. Opened
By Greenburg & Kuntz
"The Value Shop" Is the name of a
man's outfitting store Just opened by
l.ouls B. Greenburg, formerly "of Grea
ser's, and .Adolph Kunts. .at 633, Penn
sylvania avenue. The place is equipped
finely with showcases ot mahogany and
Plate glass; and Ifr is remarkably well
ItghUd, having "windows on two streets.
The .clothing sectionals elevated and
separate from the remainder of the
store. Marble steps lead to it.
Taft Approves Ousting.
President Taft has approved the find
ings of a court martial winch decided
that Second IJeuL Ellwood S. Hand,
Fifteenth Cavalry, should be dismissed
from the service for having been"drun!i
on duty. The court martial was Held at
Fort Leavenworth, .where' Hand was
Despite Imminent End of Term,
Navy Head Will Fight Untn
Close of Session.
Three battleships, not two. are the
roar rcqulrenients of the United States
navy, according to Secretary of the
"Three should be the minimum this
year. Two battleships have been pro
vided annually by Congress," said Mr.
Meyer, when Informed that the House
would p'robably vote two battle
ships only, "''until last year, when only
one. vessel, was built. Three should Te
provided tbis-year In order to complete
the division begun with the Pennsyl
vania." Despite the fact that Mr. Meyer will
leave office tnfour jvc?k'a he is uolng .to
continue' until the clotse ot Congress his
demand-tor. three battleships. He as
serts that. weakness Invites attack and
that (the addition of a single battleship
will 'add tnocli strength to the navy,
whireas Its lack will leave the navy in
a' weakening 'position with 'respect to
Jriplett, of Baltimore
and Ohio Line, Meets Instant
Death Near Brookland.
William T'riplettts'Ba.HIrnore. and Ohio
freight conductor,, fell beneslh the
wheels of a coaljcarnear TJntversity
Station Brookland, this morning, and
wasvkllled 'instantly. The right side of
his fread'and body was crushed.
Trlplett, who was -thirty years old,
lived' at.'6?9'M6rtonstree't northeast. He
is. survived, by- a wife and four young
children. .(Mrs.. Trlplett, who ,-had re
cently been 'in a" hospital, was pros
trated' by" .her husband's deatlti
The accident happened while Trlplett
was shifting some loaded ..coal cars to
a siding at Brookland. He, was stand
ing on the top of the car, and had
hold of the brake wheel, when his foot
slipped, and he fell 'beneath the- wheels.
Bill Is Postponed
Consideration of the Adamson bill,
providing' for a general physical "val
uation.qf, railroad properties throughout
the' United States was today deferred
by the"-Senate' Committee on Interstate
Commerce until "Wednesday.
We have sold HUNDREDS OF THESE GARMENTS since the sale started will sell many more hundred suits and over
coats before the sale ends. Men realize the real worth of this offering the high quality of the Kuppenheimer clothing and the
very low prices quoted.
Fortunate indeed for YOU that we secured the entire surplus stock of the renowned KUPPENHEIMER Suits and
Trousers Sold as
High as $7.00, Now
Financier and Cortelyou Are
Both Praised for Work Done
in Time of Stress.
An echo of the panic of 1907, with a
vigorous defense of J. Plerpqnt Morgan
and former Secretary .Cortelyou, was
heard at a hearing before the House
Committee on Expenditures in the
Treasury Department today, when Mil-'
ton E. AIlcs, vice-president of the Riggs
Mr. A:lcs appeared In opposition to
the Goeke bill providing for corap'etitlvo
bidding by banks ch deposits of Gov
ernment funds;, but the' hearing switched
to a discussion ot. general banking
methods, currency rtforin. and panics.
Chairman Cor criticised the fact that
i Secretary Cortelyou "had' dumped J25,-
uuo.uuu to S3t,uuu,uuu into new lorn at
the time of the panic and had allowed
J. P. Morgan 'to make a million or. Jo
In lending It."
Denies Benefit To Morgan.
"I th'lnk you are wrong about that,"
said Mr. Alles. "Mr. Morgan, didn't
make anything out of this and ho .and
Mr. Cortelyou both rendered, a. service
that should never be forgotten by this
"I have never been able to see an7
philanthropy in the acts of Mr. 'Morgan
at that, time." saia -Mr. uox.
"ilo'rcan didn't' cot the money." an
swered'Mr. Alles.. "Secretary TCortenyou
turned the money Into the national
banks. Morgan conducts a private
"Yes, but Mr. Morgan virtually hand
led the" money." said 'Chairman .Cox.
"Of course he was consulted because
ot his nre-emlnence as a llnancer. said
Mr. Alles. "It was the "only" thing to
'do and It had to be done right at thai
montent or the loss" to the country
"would have been hundreds, of millions."
wjir coum not. tne DanKS nave qn
ed interest, for the. Government money
nt the time?. Wouldn't that have done
the public as much good?"
Says Banks Were Scared.
"The banks probably would have
been glad' to pay interest for it, but
they would have Immediately locked
the money in their vaults.' All of
them wanted .a 'reserve. They were
"Panics are sentimental.' anyway.
There was enough money inthe,con
try at the time, but everyone was
afraid to let go, and it needed' some
one to turn the tide the other way.
The Government deposits and- the act
of Mr. Morgan In persuading certain
banks to lend ten millions at 6 per
cent for a week restored confidence
and began the unlocking of the
Mr. Cox sad it hadn't unlocked
any vaults out his way. in Indiana.
"It -started the unlocking thought,"
commented Mr. Alles. "Mr. Morgan in
duced the banks to lend' this money at
6 per cent when they could have
charged much higher sums. Interest
rates were soaring In unprecedented
fashion. The plan was the best the
DEFENDS ACTION OF
Arrival of the 2nd Shipment of
KUPPENHEIMEK Suits and Overcoats
permits us to offer them at these reduced prices. Every style a new one.
"Tnw aTlnlfB ftf inv arBtrsiftnf' la tha
and $22.50 Suits House sold as High as $32.so-Now $25 and
THE WASHINGTON TIMES.
Treasury and Mr. Morgan could do un
der the circumstances and in considera
tion of our miserable currency sy3:cm."
Opposes Interest Charges.
Mr. Alles said he personally opposed
the principle of charging bankB In
terest for Government deposits, al
though he acknowledged the' plan might
be feasible and that banks would pay
J. 2. or 3 per cent to be made Govern
ment depositories. As a general rule,
he said, the Treasury did not have
great sums to deposit, anyway.
WATER POWER BILL
Question of Federal or State
Control Will Be Bitterly Fought
on the Floor.
Tho broad question of the policy of
tho Federal and Stato governments with I
respect to water powers win be dls
cussed in the Senate this week In con
nectlon with, the' bill involvlngUhe rights
of a power company at Windsor Mills,
Senator Jones has' offered an amend
ment to the bill which would recognize
the right of the StaU to control water
powers. This Is 'bitterly fought by the
advocates of tne federal policy of con
servation. 'Glfford Pinchot, and those
who believe'-as he does, are strong
against State control. ' Senator Jones
-will have the backing of Senator Borah
and others from the Far West.
President Taft and Secretary Stlmson,
as well as Secretary Fisher, are back
ing' the idea of Federal control as em
bodied In the Connecticut river bill.
Senator Burton will speak for Federal
control. A majority of the commerce
committee is standing by the State
rights Idea in connection with ;thc bill,
and protesting against Federal control.
Addresses Y. W. C. A. on
"Florence Nightingale" was the BUb
Ject of an address, by Miss Florence
Brown, general secretary of the asso
ciation, before the Young Women's
Christian Association, yesterday after
"This association was 'organized for
the performance of benevolent' work,
and those of you 'who would help the
.slck- should emulate the example - of
Florence Nightingale, saw miss Brown.
"She was one of-the greatest women of
het time, and In her life work of nursing
the sick she exemplified womanliness."
Miss Brown's lecture was followed by
a session of the T. W. C A. mission
class, which will be conducted each day
Improves in Health
Senator Gallinger, .chairman of the
District Committee, who became ill at
the close of the Senate proceedings
Saturday, was able to attend to his
duties today. He was not In the Senate,
but was at his office.
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Eastern's Graduates Will Get
Diplomas Monday Night, and
Central's on Wednesday.
Commencement exercises for the
graduating class of Eastern;. .High
School wll be held' In the assembly
room of the school' this evening
at 8 o'clock. Dr. Wlllard F. Small,
principal of the school, will preside.
W. K. Cooper, secretary of the Young
Men's Christian Association, will de
liver .tho add cess. The Rev. Paul
Hlckok, pastor of tho Metropolitan
Presbyterian .Churcji, will deliver the
Invocation, and Henry P. Blnlr. vice
chairman of the Board of Educa'tlon,
will 'present the'dlplomas. Following
are the graduates.
Lester Lorena Tator.'.Meta Rosa Joe
ger. Margaret Maufer. Allle ,Mackloy
Payne, Marvll Groves .Armstrong, and
Commencement exercises of.'the'pres
cnt: semesteh will 'end with the' holding
of those of the. Central .High School in
the assembly room of the school on
Wednesday . night at 8 o'clock. Mr.
Blair, of the Board of Education, 'will
preside at the exercises. P.- P. Claxton,
will make the adress, and Capt. James
F. Oyster,, chairman of the Board of
Education, will' deliver the diplomas.
Dr. Wallace Radcllftc.. -pactor of, the
New York AvcnueiPresbyterlan Church,
will give the invocation. ' - -
School r officials have prepared- a long
list of transfers of teachers for pre
sentation to the Board -of Education
next Wednesday afternoon.
E. L. Thurston, who has charge of
the high school regiment, announced to
day that he" was preparing for' a' drill
"of the complete' regiment In the. near
future In nreparation-fbr'the, inaugural
parade. The dte for this has not been
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UNION DENTAL mm 910 F Strcot
When nf nere dental wcb.trttIbors.ne learaed all that the best of ,'
schools could teach us. Since recclvlac otir "heestaklas' we have
learned more. .Not hclttg sat In fled irltb any ONE syateaa we ftiTe
ntudlonsly, laboriously kept pace irllh the best'advnaeea la eaeh. To
day oar methods are eeleefle the beat of each system act-ordla- to
Its special purpose. To "back up" r knowledge we spare ao ecpeaae
.In prorldlne the most modern cqnipmeat to lacreasj the efBrleaey.
of our.-worlc and to provide painless methods. No chance for con
sultation. All work Runranteed. Bxtremely moderate prices.
Set of Teeth
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EFFECT OF CHANGE
ON WILSON'S TERM
HOST BE DECIDED
Congress Has Problem to 'Solve
on Proposed Amendment to
That It win be necessary to clear up
the Presidential one-term amendment
proposed to the Constitution before It
passes the House. In order to make It
plain whether the effect of it would be
to extend Uio term ,of President Wilson
to six years. Is now generally, recog
Lawyers In Congress are' busy pour-'
"s uvcr mo question, upinions ainer,
but It is admitted on all hands that the
amendment 'might be open to that con
smictlon. Senators Sutherland and
Cummins, who doubt If it would extend
the iterm of Wilson, feel that It would
be better to alter the language to as
to make the' matter entirely beyond dis
Governor Wilson will be consulted be
fore the House Democrats act. Whether
mey wjii try to pass tne - proposed
amendment or not depends on him. The
Bryan influence Is expected to work for
Conferences will be held by the House
leaders this . week to determine what
course to take. Meantime, it is uncer
tain what will bethe fate of the reso
lution carrying' the amendment.
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Return to Their Work
SCRANTON, Pa., Feb. 3, Seven
thousand mlno workers at eight col
lcrles of tin Delaware. Lackawanna1 and.
Westren Coal Company., who wont .on-
strike Saturday because the collery en
irineera refused- to Johv the miners',
union, .returned to work today. It Is
contended by. the miners' that all of tne
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Besides breathing through the laaaler
a few- times a day. many catarrh suf
ferers write that they flndthe.HYOMEI1
Vapor Treatment each, night before, re
tiring a great ald'ln curing stubborn
Try Itr it's very simple; glvea quick-
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lungs the healing, germ-destroying
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druggists, everywhere. for onlyi 59 'cents.
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