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AFTER MANY YEARS
NANY CHAN\GES LEAVE SENATE
great Crowd Views Transformation of
Former "Minority" Into Present
Washington, April 4.-The 62d con
gress met in extraordinary session to
day. What the session will bring
forth in the way of legislation or
when it will adjourn were matters on
which no one in Washington cared
to venture an opinion.
The Democrats took full possession
of the house and put Champ Clark, of
Missouri, in the speaker's chair. In
his speech accepting the honor, Mr.
Clark warned the Democrats that the
eyes of the country were upon them;
that the party was on trial and that
it had an opportunity for the first time
Ia sixteen years to prove its worthi
ness for a still higher expression of
confidence on the part of the people.
The Presidential Game.
Throughout the day the shadow of
the coming presidential fight hovered
about the capitol and there is no
question but that manoeuvres for ad
vantage will play an important part
in the affairs of the house and the
senate during the next few months.
Wm. J. Bryan, of Nebraska, and Gov.
Harmon, of Ohio, were prominent.
figures on the floor during the open
ing ceremonies, and both shared in
the Democratic demonstrations that
marked the day. Had Governor Wood
row Wilson been present the list of
generally accepted Democratic presi
dential possibilities would have been
The senate's opening was sedate, as
usual; and while the leadership of the
upper, body of the national congress
remains in Reppblican hands, the
change in the prsonnel of those as
suming command was almost as
larked as in the house itself. Ald
rich, Hale, Beveridge and a dozen oth
ers, of both the regular and progres
sive factions of tne ma.jority, were
President Taft's message, dealing
with. Canadian reciprocity a,lone, will
be read in the two houses tomorrow.
It was with the idea of securing action
oni this agreement that the extra ses
sion was called.
The Democrats of the house, how
ever, have formulated an ambitious
program, which includes the revision
of a inmber of the schedules of the
Pg.yne-Ald'rich tariff law. Republican
leaders of the senate have announced
that there shall,be no tariff legislation
at the extra session. - They declare
they are not alarmed at the threat of
the Democrats to hold back the re
biprocity agreement until action is se
and used it with such satisfactory r
and I have up to this time used ab
success." -JAMES HYDE, Beebe,
Got Ease in Less
Ma. JAMEs E. ALEXANDER, of
a horseshoer and subject to many
brought on rheumatism in the scis
when sitting in my chair, that I ha
at once applied your
to the affected part and in less ti
I think it is the best of all Linime
Sloan's Liniment does
rubbing. It's a pow<
Try it for Rheumati5
Sprains, Chest Pains, ar
It gives almost instant
Price 25c., 50c., and $1.0(
Send for Sloan's Free Book 01
DR. EARL S. SLOAN,:
cured on several tariff bills.
This difference of opinion promises
soon to bring the two branches into
sharp conflict. A legislative deadlock
is freely predicted and the length of
the session seems now to depend upon
how long the Democratic house will
continue to bombard the Republican
senate with general legislation bills.
General House Cleaning.
From a political standpoint, it is
likely that one of the most important
things the Democratic house will do
}will be to order a thorough investi
gation if the various departments and
branches of the government service.
The Democrats claim that there have
been no such investigations for twen
ty years, and much good campaign
material as well as much saving to
the people will result from them.
The session of the house today was
devoted wholly to the work of organ
ization. The adoption of the new rules
was put over until tomorrow. The
Republicans, under the new leader
ship of Representative 'Mann, of Illi
nois, will make their first fight on
these. The Republicans resent the
action of the Democrats increasing
the membership of various Douse com
mittees without increasing the percen
tage of minority members.
The Republican insurgents in - the
house indicated their purpose to con
tinue independent by declining to
vote for Mr. Mann for speaker and
by giving their support to Representa
tive Cooper, of Wisconsin. The insur
gents gained a member when Repre
sentative Theron Atkins, of New York,
elected as an Independent Democrat,
and heretofore carried on the Demo
cratic rolls, cast his lot with them and
chose a seat on the Republican. side.
A Stray Sheep.
Representative Berger, of Wiscon
sin, the sole Socialist in the house,
voted "present" during the spoaker
ship balloting. He also chose a seaz
on the Republican side. "Be1ause,"
he afterwards explained, "I belong to I
The drawing for seats - attracted
keen interest, a page blindfolded, sat
at the clerk's desk and drew number-'
ed marbles from a ballot box. Each
member had previously been given a
number in alphabeticalI order. As the
marbles were drawn and their names
Called, the members entered the cham
ber and chose any seat that remained
vacant. - /
Because of their heavy majority, it
was necessary for 30 Democrats, in
cluding many promin-ent ~ones to pre
empt a strip of seats on the Republi
can side. Among them was Mr. Sul
zer, foreign Affairs, comniitteemanI;
Lloyd, accounts; Johnson, District of
Columbia, and Sparkman, rivers and
Foar others are members of the all
powerful committee on ways and
means and committee on dommittees
-Hughes, of New Jersey; Shackle
"For twenty-nine years I have
been at intervals a great sufferer
from rheumatism. During that
'time, no. telling how many gal
lons of the various kinds of lini
ments and oils I have used and
'with but little relief. Recently,
I was confined to my bed help
less. I tried Sloan's Liniment
esults that I sent for two large bottles,
>ut half a- 50 cent bottle with splendid
Vhite County, Ark.
orti Harpswell, Me., writes: -" I am
trains in my back and hips which has
Ltic nerve. I had it so bad one night
d to jump on my feet to get relief. I
an ten minutes it was perfectly easy.
not need any 0
n, Scia tica,
d Sore Throat.
Sat All Dealers.
Horses. A ddress
BOTON, MASS. ~
ford, of Missouri; Kitchin, of North K
Carolina, and Harrison. of New York.
Representatives Littleton, of New
York; Burleson, of Texas; Boreland,
of Missouri; Bartlett, of Georgia, and
Martin, of Colorado, are among others
relegated to the Republican strip.
Exit "Cherokee," Enter "Panhandle."
When the Republicans found it nec
essary to invade the Democratic side
of the chanmber their section was
known as "the Cherokee strip." To
day Mr. Burleson, of Texas, chis
tened the Democrat seats on the Re
publican side as the "Panhandle."
The minority leaders, Cannon, Illi
nois; Payne, New York, and Dalzell,
Pennsylvania, are seated in a group
with Floor Leader Mann but a short
distance away. Representative Mur
dock, of Kansas, radical insurgent,
chose a seat one removed from Mr.
Dalzell, and just back of Mr. Payne,
much to the amusement of the house.
The4cenes in the house were filled
wi,th unusual interest. The house gal
leries, as also were those of the s sn
ate, were crowded to overflowing ear
ly in the day. By noon the floor of
the house had been jnvaded by hun
dreds of persons, including many wo
nen. They were mostly members of
the families of representatives, who
had been unable to secure admission
to the galleries. No attempt was made
to clear the floor until the time came
to draw for seats.
After Clerk. McDowell had called
the house to order and Chaplain
Couden offered. prayer, the clerk call
ed the roll of States. The roll-call
disclosed the presence of 365 members
out of a total membership of 391.
Nominations for Speaker.
Nominations for speaker then were
in order. Mr. Clark was nominated
by Representative Burl'eson, of Tex
as, chairman of the Democratic cau
cus. Mr. Mann was nominat3d by
Representative Currier, of New Hamp
shire, chairman of the Republican cau
cus. In both instances, the speeches
were prefunctory. The insurgents
did not go through the formality of
nominating their candidate, Mr. Coop
Representatives Tilson, of Connec
ticut; Bartlett, of Georgia; Speer, of
Pennsylvania, and Legare, of South
Carolina, were appointed tellers and
the voting began. As eaelh mernber's
name was called he answered "Clark"
or "Mann" or "Cooper," as the. case
might be. Neither Mr. Clark nor Mr.
Mann voted. Representative Cooper
voted for Norris, of Nebraska, for
speaker, and there was some~ surprise
when the latter voted for ~Iani..
When Clerk McDowell annoiunced
the vot-e, "217 to 131," by which Mr.
Clark was elected, the house brohe
Messrs. Mann, Underwood and Vree
land were appointed to escort thi new
speaker to his chair. When Mr. Clark
appeared at the main door on the arm
of Mr. Mann, with two other members
of the escort following there was re
ROWal cheering and the D rOocrats
waved small American flags, with
which they had been previousiy pro
Mann rapped for order to still the
"Uncle Joe's" Successai.
"It is a great office," he said slowi f
"and filled by a great man. Gentle
men, I. present to you your speaker,
te Hon. Champ Cla--, of Missoriri."
Mr. Clark rapped for o"der this time
to stop the applause anid then launceh
ed into his speech. He frequently was
interrupted by applausg.
Mrs. Taf t, wife of the presi-l'2nt,
with Miss Helen Taft, Master Charley
Taft and Horace D. Taft, brother of
te president, occupied the presiden
tial gallery, in the house.
Representative McCall, of Massa
chusetts, who introduced the bill at
the last session of congress to carry
the reciprocity agreement into effect,
reintroduced lhis measure today and
it was referred to the Democratic com
mittee on vays 'and means, where. it
was side-tracked for a similar meas-I
ure, but of Democratic origin.
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* LIVE STOCK GROWING. *
* * * * * * * * * * *i
Washington, D. C., April 3.-T-n pur
suance of the policy of the Southern
Railway company to encourage the
growing of .live stock in the territory
traversed by its lines, the appointment
of Mr. F. L. Word to the position of;
live stock agent of that company will
soon be made.
Mr. Word is to devote his entire
time to the encouragement of live
stock growing in agricultural commnu
nities along the lines of the company,
to the disseniiination of information as
to the growing of live stock of all
kinds that will be helpful to farmers,
to supplying information relative to
markets and facilities for' shipment,
and to developing the business of
shipping cattle into those localities
along the lines of the company, where
the ca be mostadvantgounsly fed
or the market.
He is also to give attention to the
natter of -facilities for feeding live
stock in transit.
vill answer emergency caiis in con
iection with his office work. Special
:ies, morphine and other drug habits.
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Gen. Pass. Agt.,
Wilmington,. N. C.
NOTICE OF ELECTION IN SCHOOL
DISTRICT No. 14.
In consideration of a sufficiently
signed petition from the voters and
ree holders of School District No. 14,
County of Newberry, Stati of South
Carolina, known as Prbsperity School
District, asking for an election, in ac
cordance with an act of the general
assembly of the State of South Caro
lina, approved on the 14th day of Feb
ruary, 1911, to decide the question of
issuing coupon bonds to the amount
of three thousand dollars ($3000.00) -if
so much be necessary, payable in five
years and bearing interest at not ex
ceeding the rate of six, per cent. per
annum, payable annually.
The said bonds or the proceeds of
the sale thereof, together with any
funds in hand of county treasurer, tc
be applied to the payment and retire
ment of outstanding bonds of said
The election for the said purpose
above named is hereby ordered to be
held at the town hall in Prosperity, S
C., in said School District, on the 18tlt
day of April, 1911, beginning at 5
tax receipt being necessary to vote it
The following named persons are
o'clock a. mn. and closing at 4 o'clocla
A registrati mf certificate and pol
hereby appointed to conduct said elec
tion: E. W. Werts, W. T. Gibson and
M. H. Boozer. All voters in favor 01
new bonds vote "yes," against new
bonds vote "no."
.Geo. Y. Hunter,
J. L. Wise,
R. T. Pugh,
Ttees of Schonl District No. 14.
rinch - -= eC.
I will give a beau
ickle Free. If you
't, fail to be hand
Le many novelties
all the stiffness taken out.
robleni for thousands ofJ
s are simon-pure torture.
, but it bends like a moc
soft but toughi as a b6aid.
.e most comfortable you
you care for. Wear-it's
outhern Girl shoe has a
lmps-lace and button boot.'
rds the Farmer's f: ily freedom
in the absence of the m.a
.C., writes: "Some time ago one
led to be off until ten o'clock at
was in the house but his wi fe.
the line, and each family was
iotice. -She said she was so glad,
: feel at all lonely."
Ssee how little it costs to have a
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l Ladies' Wash Belts at pe
and with every Belt
tiful 25 cent Belt Bi
need a nice Belt don
Saturday. I also ha
!t1 in Jewelry. -
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