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HIE BURLINOTON FREE PRESS AND TIMES; '1 HUitaJJAX, .1AXUAUY 23, 3013
OUSE TAKES UP
Several Ordered to Lie, Pending
Further Consideration of
HEARS COMMITTEE REPORT
Appropriation of $4,000 for a
Macdonough Memorial and
Celebration at Vergennes
Montpcllor, Jan. 20 The House this
evening; passed the bill appropriating
,M,000 for u memorial to Commodore
I'liomas Mncdonough nntl for a cele
bration of the centennial of the build
ing of the American lleet on Lake
riinmplnin There were llfi members
In their peats on the reconvening of
thi House mil is In the Senate, but
ore came. Into both houses on the
arrival of tne evening trains.
President pro tern. llnl.hltt presided
in the Senate In the alisenco of Lieut.
Uovornor F. 13. Ilown, who Is at Heaton
hospital Mr. Howe Is sulYcrintf from
nn attack of grip ami bronchitis, but
his condition Is not at all serious and
he expects to resume his duties by
.1 10. Cushm.an, commissioner of
State taxes. In still at the hospital,
lie was anxious to fro home last Sat
urday but his physician Is unwilling
to have nlm leave at present.
The joint resolution, adopted by the
House Fome time ago relating to the
appointment of a enniinlsslon to co
operate with commissions from other
States In Investigating the coal situa
tion, has been ordored to a third read.
Ins by the Senate.
Four bills were Introduced In the House
and one in tho Senate. The most Impor
tant of these comes from the House com
mittee on Immigration and labor, anil nro
vldes that 0 hours shall constitute a day's
work for chauffeurs operating automo
biles and motor vehicles for hire and liv
ery. If a chauffeur has had 15 hours of
consecutive work, he shall not so on duty
egaln until he has had at least eight
The House has ordered one of the pro
nosed amendments to the Stnte constitu
tion to llo and made It a special order for
to-morrow morning. Tills relates to the
Mr. Flynn from the special committee
on proposed amendments to the constitu
tion of the State of Vermont, presented
the following report to the House of H.-p-resentatlveB:
Tho special committee of the House of
.Representatives on proposed amendments
to the constitution of the State of Ver
mont respectfully report that they have
considered the same and hereby submit
the following report:
First, article II, relating to approving,
.'liming or vetoing of bills; adoption of
this article Is not recommended.
Second, article 21, sections 1, 2, 1. 5 and
6 relating to biennial sessions and elec
tions. Term of olllce of governor, lieutenant-governor,
treasurer, secretary of
state, auditor of accounts and county of
ficrrs; ordered to He In the hands of the
committee pending further consideration
hy the committee.
Third, chapter 2, Fectlon 11, i elating to
the printing of the Journals; adoption of
this amendment Is not recommended.
Fourth, chapter 2, section 20, relating
to the powers of the I-rfglslatuio and
Governor; ordered to He In the hands of
committee pending further consideration
by snld committee.
Fifth, article 20, relating to the
eligibility of senators or representatives
to hold offices created during their terms;
Sixth, article 30, relating to tho grant
ing, extension, change or amendment of
charters; recommended hy the committee.
Seventh, article 31, relating to the
change of the words "Judges" tq "Jus
tice" or "Justices"; concurred Jn.
Eight, article 32, relating to the power
ot the General Assembly to pass laws
compelling compensation for Injuries;
ordered to lie In committee pending fur
ther consideration by committee.
Ninth, article 23, relating to the revl
sijn of chapter 2 of the constitution: con
curred In. and the question being, shall
too House adopt the first proposal or
aiin'iidment In concurrence. On motion of
Mr Hillings of V.'oodstock the proposal
ol amendment was ordered to lie and
ninth the siiecln) order for Wednesday
for' noon next at ten o'clock and thlity
minutes; pending consideration of the
mcoiid amendment, on motion of Mr.
Cameron of Norton, the House adjourned,
The Senate committee Is expected to
report on the remaining irojosnls to
morrow. A joint assembly will be held Wednes
day evening for presentation of a jior
11 alt of Col, Albert Clarke.
OFFICIAL RECORD OF DAY
The Senate was called to order by Mr.
ibltt, the jiresldent pro tun., anil devo
Ibinsil exercises were conducted hy the
Li v .1 Q Angell, the representative frofn
I! Mr. Uniting of Orange, for a Joint
ussembly Wednesday evening for pre-
i-entatloii of a portrait of Col, Albert
S 'M.- From committee on Insurance,
ami nd'ng act relating to stnndard policies
of Insurance. Ordered to lie and bo
norsK hill hhfkiuikd.
II l!i' 1'elntlrig to village of Woodstock.
To committee on municipal relations.
IlKAI) TlllHI) TIM 13 AND PASHIOD.
II ). Relating to village of old Hen
nlngton. ('ONFlSlUiNC'K RI5PORT ADOPTKD.
S 158, llelatlng to execution of the death
)ih 1 1 v eompioinlse reducing appropria
tion from JI.HOO to R0"0.
TII1IU) HUAU1NG ORPliKED.
II isl Hehttlng to tramps.
I Ifil Itelallng to traffic In Intoxicat
!!i;con.siui;iii:u and ordhred to
U i "elating to rebates for advanced
II. W.-Rclattng to village of Ludlow
Joint resolution relating to the con
stitution. OTlDBriBD TO UK.
S. 1C7 Relating to child labor.
OOMMITTKK OK CONFKRKNCR.
II. 185 IlclatlnK to peddlers. Tho
Sonato votod to Insist on Its proposal
of amendment and tho president ap
pointed as a committee of conference,
Mr. Ulanchard of Windsor, Mr. Uar
Ilnjr of Orange and Mr. Dyer of nut
land, IIOURK HIM! nKFHRRKD.
II. B2 Violating to correction of
Brand list. To commlttoo on grand
H. 27 nolatlng to salaries of State's
attorneys. To committee on State and
II, 48n nelntlng to village of I.uJ
low. To committee on municipal cor
porations. Joint resolution relating to State
purchasing agent. To committee, on
State and court expenses.
On motion of Mr. Hnrber, t'.io Senate
nt ft : 0 adjourned.
The House was called to order by tho
speaker. Devotional exercises were con
ducted by the chaplain.
It HAD THI HI) TI.MH AND I'ASSKD.
H. 14. Providing for the celebration
of the centennial of the Hiilldlng of the
American fleet nt Vergennes and thn
erection of n suitable memorial to Com
modore Thomas Mardopnugh. (Appro
II. 490. Amending !tl net relating to tb
chui ter of the city of Vergennes.
it. 131, Anvndlng an net Incorporating
the village of Windsor.
11. J!;. Amending an act and In acldl.
Hon to the charter of the village of Hen
nlngton. HILLS INTUODFCKI).
It. M). t.'i-nm committee on State aria
court expenses relating to stotlonery and
supplies, ordered to lie and be printed.
H. 520,-Hy Mr. Watson ot St. Albans
'!ty, amending acts entitled "An act to
Incorporate u city and a town of St. Al
bann." To committee on municipal cor
poratlons. II. n.'l-ilv committee on Immigration
and labor relating to the hours of labor
ot chauffeurs operating automobiles and
motor vehicles for hire and livery. Nine
hours to constitute a day's work If he has
worked for IS consecutive houis, may nut
go on duty again until he has h id at least
dghl hours' rest; penalty for violating,
$20 to JWii.
HI" AD TWICi: AND OUDKItKD TO UIJ
AND UK 1'IilNTlSD.
H. :.2i-Hy Mr, Collin or lUchford,
amending acts Incoi imratlng the village
of Itlehford, to committee on municipal
It! 'AD TlllUn TIME AND PASS HI).
II. 4P0 Relating to the village of I'roe.
S. 1(3 llelatlng to the conditions of Ilq.
S. lf'5 llelatlng to tbe charter of the
lllage of lirattlebnio.
HF.TI'HN OF HILLS Itl'lJI'l'STKI .
on motion of Mr Watson of St. Albans,
the Houe requested the Governor to re
turn to Its possession H. 112, relating to
the duties of io:nl commissioners, and H.
Ml, relating to removals to the Vermont
State hospital for the Insane.
SENATE HILLS REFERRED.
S. 152 Relating to accounts kept In
town treasurers. To commltte on munici
S. IS? An act Incorporating the Hart
ford Savings Rank Trust company. To
committee on banks.
S. Authorizing the city of Burling
ton to Issue bonds for improving Its elec
tric jilant. To committee on municipal
S. l!)'j Amending an act irieorioratlng
the Second Congregational society of
Hrooklleld. To the committee on corpo
rations. S. 2(0 An act incorporating St, Mich
ael's College. To the committee on cor
porations. S. 201 An act relating to the selling of
milk and cream. To the committee on
Joint resolution relating to paying the
mileage of Fred CanHeld. To the commit
tee on State and court expenses.
Joint resolution to pay the messenger
to carry the State's electoral vote to the
United States district Judge. To the com
mittee on State and court expenses.
THIRD Rl'A DINV5 ORDERED.
H. 457. Relating to the practice of land
surveying and for the protection of own
ers of farm and timber land.
H. I!i7. Relating to the equipment of
locomotives with headlights.
H. .0. To Incorporate the International
H. 501.- To enable the town of Rlchfonl
to erect a town hall and to take land
H. r,. Relating to moving picture show
11. M4. Relating to free passes.
CONSTIT1TIO N A I. AM FN DM DN'TS.
The report of the committee on amend
ments to the State constitution raiiw up
for action, On the first proposal of
amendment, the House, on motion of Mf.
Hlllbigs of Woodstock, ordered It to Ho
and be made a special order for 10:9i
to-morrow morning. Pending the nc
ceptance uf the second amendment re.
ported favorably, the House, on motion
of Mr. Cameron of Norton adjourned nt
SIGNED I!V THE GOVERNOR,
H. 3. An art relating to the amend
ment of jileadlngs In civil cnuses and
to amend No. Rl (f the acts of 1910,
relating to Joinder of counts.
H. 27H An act to amend No, 99 of
the acts of 1910, relating to the aj
pnlntinont of non-resident executors,
administrators and trustees and to
the service of jirocess thereon.
It. 37S. An act to amend sections
4,00:. and 4,009 of tho public; statutes,
as amended relating to highways.
Joint resolutions granting the uso
of thu hall of the House of Represent
tattves for the unveiling of nn oil
painting of Col. Albert Clarke.
RUNAWAY GIRL FOUND.
Left Father' Home In WnriUboro liy
Way of n Window.
Hrattleboro, Jan. 20. Tbe town of
Wnrdsboro, Just north of here, wati
aroused this morning by the news that
.vmtle Kennon, the 15-year-olil daughter
of Charles Kennon, had disappeared from
her home during tho night.
She had got out of a window and thcra
was evidence that she hud been aided in
her escape. She was traced to Hrattleboro
and this evening wns located at tho homo
of a man named Cobb, who lives Just
nbovo the three bridges, A young man
from Wnrdsboro was said to have been
there during the afternoon but was not
found there to-night. The girl was taken
In churge by nn uncle from OreenHcld,
who had come here to Join In tho search,
and she will b taken buck homo In the
YOU AVOiD ALL RISK
of loss from fire and theft when your valuables are de
posited in our vault. Is Is both flri and burglar
proof thus nnsurlnK absolute protection. Snfo de
posit boxes for rent at reasonable rates.
Chittenden County Trust Co., Qurlinglon, Vt,
GREAT THRONG AI
FUNERAL OF POET
Last Services for Mrs. Julia C. R,
Dorr Set in Music and
Rutland, Jan. 21. -With n fitting setting
of music and (lowers, the last services
for Mrs, Julia ('. R. Doit. Vermont's fa
mous poet, who died Saturday mornim:
at her home. Tlie Maples." in this city,
"ere n-'in at 2:30 o'clock this afternoon at
the Congregational Church here In the
presence of (.,,-t, , assemblage as Is
seen once In many years In Rutland. Mrs.
Dorr had spent most of the .lununers of
her life with the Mowers In her old
fashioned rose garden of her home on
Otter creek, and the masses of blossoms
surrounding the casket and bunking the
space across the front of the pulpit spoke
eloquently of the appreciation of those
who were left for her love of the beauti
ful as well as of their desire to pay a
Organist Harry H. Corey, formerly of
Hurllngton, plnved several selections dur
ing the time the large audience was enter
ing the auditorium for the service, In-
'ltidlng Mendelssohn's "Funeral March,"
the hymn, ' Abide with by Monk,
"Ases Tod" by Grieg, "Dead Maich In
Saul" by Handel and Chojiln's "Prelude
In i: ir.'nor," and .Mrs. Coinle Glynn
Cocklln mug Dudley Ruck's "Crossing the
Hat." i hopln's "March I'unebre" was
used as a recessional.
The tcrvli e was conducted by the Rev.
Arthur 11. Hindfiud. the u-v, pastor of
the church, who was assisted by the Rev.
Dr. Nomina S-'enwr. retiied of Rutland.
The hon.irarv heifers wore Henry !'.
Field of Rutland, President John M
Thomas of .'ii.lillebury College, Dr. Julian
Ab.'iiiethy of HrrPnston. Col. Alexander
S. Hacon and Hamilton Orinsbee of
Brooklyn mil Justice Wendell Phillips
Stafford of Washington, t. r.
The bennrs were nr. Charles A. Gale,
Henry . '''b .nent, Cmiige '1. cimtfee,
Charlis P Harris, J.imes A. Merrill and
James P. Sawyer of Ru'.lan :
In the gatiicrmg were tin mciii'.ifiv of
the Fortnlchtly club of this city, of which
Mrs. Dorr war president for 31 yea r, and
the directors of the Rutland Free Library
association, which Mrs. Dorr was- Instru
mental in organising and of which she
had been president several teims. ilen
eral and .Mrs. K. H. Ripley of New York,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles K. Parker of Ver
gennes. Mr. and Mrs William H. Steele
and I'ledi-rlcl: I'err Steele of Rrooklvn.
I Russell R. Dot "f St. Paul, Minn.,
Thonrii Dorr Steele of Rutland, a f-tn-
dent ::t Choate school, Wnlllii3foril,
I Conn., Mrs. Hamilton Orinsbee and the
I Mlsns Helen It. Ormshee and Mary P..
Ornish"!- of liroiikln were prc-ent.
I The Initial was In Evergreen cemetery
The giave was lined and bordered with
flowers so that the earl.et was lowered
Into a bunk of blossoms.
GRAND ISLE COUNTY COURT j
Trliil Ilemm of Mini Who Upnoic.l j
llntlillng Cemetery Fence,
North Hero, Jan. 21. The ease of State'
vs. Warren Clark of North Hero, charged !
with assault with Intent to kill, occupied'
the entire time of Grand Isle county mint 1
yes'erdoy afternoon In Meeting a jury.
It appeared In the evidence to-day that'
when certain men, acting under the diree. '
tlon of the selectmen of North Hero,
started to build a fence around what Is!
known as the Jerusalem i eineter-, . the
responden' strenuously objected, because I
ho claimed that they were dWglng the
post holes on hN land, which adloined the'
cemetery. In backing up his -lalm lie
displayed a revolver and nmle threa's. '
When the court adjourned for the nlgi-t'
the State had not rested IIh e.me r:.,.., ..
M. Hogan of St. Alhaim Is iisrltlng
Stan's Attorney Heardsley with the
prosecution. Pied Webster ami i:. a. Ayer
of Swanton rejiresent the respondent.
PETITIONS IN BANKRUPTCY.
Ilurllnutou Mrnt Dealer's Our of Three
Filed n litillimil.
Rutland, Jan. 20. Three petitions In
bankruptcy weie filed to-day In tho olflee
of Clerk F. S, Piatt of the Pnlted States
court. Jones A- Shields of St. .lohnsbury
bled both as a linn and Individual. They
have liabilities of 7,2Mi,91 mid their assets
a If given as Jij.aH.Ku. .1, (J, Jones jdaces
Ins liabilities as J4.30U and his assets at
j V2S, with J.VJ5 claimed exempt, Hs part
ner, R. li. Shields, fixes his liabilities at
VI.SlO and his assets at J2,j2o, of which ti25
Is claimed exempt
Jesae A. Kellogg of Montpeller, u gro
cer, has haUlltl.s of $o,222.li', and assets
ot $ll,2ii, nt which iM Is claimed exempt.
The schedule oj Wilfred I O'Clalr of
Hurllngton, a meot dealer, gives hs llabil.
Itles as J2,4.a.34 uud his assets as J1.291
with J3I0 claimed exempt,
ATTACHES TALC COMPANY.
Former Employe ( lnlm i.-,,ooo ijm.
lures from llnchrnlrr Concern.
Rutland, Jan. 20, The property of
tho Eiistorn Talc company of Roches
ter has been uttuchrti fr $,1,000 ,v
Sheriff K. C. FIrIi of this city ns re
sult of a Btijt for negligence brought
against the concern In Rutland county
court by Henry I.. Danver of Shrews
bury. He was formerly employed by
the company. His counsel is T. W.
Moloney of this city
Mr. Dnnver alleges that it was one
of his duties to oil a shafting. To
reach It hr must pass through a nar
row space, hotweon a rajilily moving
belt and 11 driving chain. On the
shafting was a set screw w'.ilch wan
not visible when the machinery was
moving rapidly and on March 9, 1912,
this set screw caught tho sleeve of
thn plaintiff's left arm nuil dtew tho
nn into tho machinery, fracturing it
and whirling him about so that .in was
Governor Explains Plan to Give
Vermont First Right to Its
Montpeller, Jnu, 21. tJovcrnor
Fletcher, sieaklng to the Farmers'
club to. night, enteiel Into further
details regarding his recent inessairc
regarding the tight of eminent do
main. He said ,he believed that every
corporation within the control of the
public service commission should ho
compelled to furnish and deliver pow
er to the peoplu of the State who de
Referring to the proposnl of a con
ferviitlon commission he asked, "What
Is the use or the State going to all this
expense If these corporations are not
to be under the control of the public
service commission? It would simply
be to use the credit to aid other
States. Von cannot constitutionally
forbid the taking of this power out
side the state but you can molity
special charters so as to prevent It.
"Then! Is no such provision in the
charter of the bilgest potter develop
ment In the State. If you jiass such
a general law as 1 have indicated it
will bring these companies under con
trol. If these charters are to be con
sidered contracts. It must be remem
bered that there Is 11 reservation In
"The eoiiijianle.s thut Irive these spe
cial charters are content, having In view
tile Increase In price that Is certain to
come, to make coiititiets for the present
calling for not more th in half the maxi
"You need luotectloii ami you tu ed It
now. I do not believe We rail COll.Uitu
tlonall.v go as tar as .Maine and foibid the
filling of ; 1 1 1 jiower outside the State
It would be .1 dog In the manger policy.
What we want is i.ot ib morn llsai tlon but
legal, itlon and in ti etioli. and that vot,
cm have In a general law.
"It would be a vcr sei'lous mist ike
If any corporation should oppose legisla
tion which will not Injure them and Is for
the Intererts of the State of Vermont.
"It Is clalmi d that ucli legislation ran
not be passi d bern'isr it would Interfere
with Intei state commerce Tills elect! ;
current may be 1.11 Intcivt ito couimodltv
when it gets outside the Stnte, hut with
In tlD- State It Is not "
TO BE DROPPED
Coniuiitti'i' Yi"!U to I'lvsUt'iit
eleet 's Wishes Conjrr-,-! Mtiy
W isbltiKiiiil. Jan. .11. -The linii-lionorcil
liu.iuiunl bull, the climax ol the irru
inoiilcs incident to tin- Inauguration of
i csliU tits of tli- PnttcilkStnles, will nut
be ghiii this ..u. In 1 .11 1 j 1 1 in nt-i with
Pri-ldcnt-elrci WIImui's wishes, tin- Iti
.uig.iral 1 oiiu.iittce. at a spccinl me, ting
to-day, unanimously decided to eliminate
The committee also drrlilnl that a iiub
II H-it-ptlur at the cajiltol or elsewhere,
ntlgg) Stilt b CillMrtlOl Wilson as .1 Mlb
Mltute f ir tin- ball, was not within its
Jurisdiction st ml if one is held Congress
must njipi .1,11 lap- .mil make the necessary
ariaiigi incuts for it. In a resolution adopt
ed, liowoer, the committer imtiounciit
that It would io-iirii,iti- 111 -v-iy way
linsHihli with all aiTii.'igeiui-nts lor thn
siicc1.t.-fii Inauguration of tin- president
elect. The members of the joint congres
sional committee on the Inauguration
are Senatois Crane of Massachusetts,
Paeon of (leorglu and overman of
North Carolina, and l!i'jir"se-ntatlve.s
McKlnli-y of Illinois. Rucker of Mis
souri and (larrett of 'IVniie-s.-ee. The
suggested l'eceition 111 t-t Willi the
hearty iiipi'ovul uf Repiesentatlve
tlovi-wior Wilson's w IkIi, in the event
uf there bring .1 public lec option on
March I. Is that Mrs. Wilson and thu
Misses Wilson should not I xjiccteil
to attend. This Information wan con
voyed to the inaugural committee
having In charge the Inaugural cere
monies. Trenton, N. J.. -'an. 2n. Presidelil-etci t
Wilson to-day formally suggested to Wil
liam Corcoran Kus'.is, chairman of the
Inaug111.1l committee, that a popular re
ception In the cajiltol building at Wash
ington be substituted for tin- I11augu1.il
Mr. Wilson tlds morning received a tib-
giani from .mi. i.usus assuruig mm tu.n
the Inaiiguial eoir.mlttee would comjily
with his wishes with rcsjiret to the
abandonment of the Inaugural ball. A
letter also came asking the ui-sldent-elect
"I suggested for their consideration,"
said Mr. Wilson, "a general n-ci-ptlon in
the rotunda of the capltol." Mr. Wilson
said he expected the details to lie worked
out by the committee, but reiterated thu
wish that tin' entire ceremony of the in
auguration he made "as simple as Is con
slstent with dignity and order."
CANnil'ATK 1'Olt U. H. MAltHHAI,.
Itutlnrid, Jan. W. Allen c. Mnson of
l'avviet to-day annouuerd his candidacy
for the poslllcin of I'nlted Ktates mar
shal for the district of Vermont. Mr.
Mison has been lister and constable for
tne town of Pawlet for IS years, mem
ber of the democratic town committee
for 1C years, deputy sherllt of the county
for two tcrniH and Is now serving in that
capacity, represented his town In the ,eg.
Islaturfl of 1910, being elected troin a
strong rciiublUan town lie has icceivcd
tlie dcmocratlo nomination for sherllt
for the I'"1' 12 ywira. t'nder ti,,, ist
democintlo administration Knu-jy Hnrils
f Hi-ntilnh'tof luiil this apiieliitnieiit and
Jig wm uioOubly lie, a (jiindidutu tlila jcur,
ROOT TAKES SIDE
OF (MI BRITAIN
Delivers Most Vigorous Attack
on Attitude of U. S. in Pan
APPEALS FOR ARBITRATION
'We Long- Asserted Central
America Had No Right to
Debar World from Pass
age across Isthmus."
Washington, Jan. 21 "Shall wc in
form the world that the Unltod States
Is fain- to its agreements, false, to Its
pledged wot- IV .Shall wo have It matin
known the world over that you must
look out for the Piilted States or It
will get tlie advantage of you? T'tat
It Is astute, cunning, slippery?"
With this vigorous denunciation of
the attitude of thl country In tho
I'anama cnnal controversy with Great
lirltaln, Senator Mllhit Hoot closed a
two-hour speech In thn Senate to-day
with an ajipeal for tho submission of
t ie Panama ciuestlon to arbitration
or the reju-al of that soctlon of tho
cnnal law that would give, free pass
age to American coastwise ships.
Sjieaklng from the experience of a
member of President Ttootevelt's cab
inet wii-m the Panama canal zone was
purchased and when over 2n arbitra
tion treaties were made with foreign
nations. Senator Knot delivered fie
most vigorous attack on the present
attitude of the I'nlti-d States that has
been heard since tlie Panama contro
versy with r.rcat lirltaln arose.
It h-ranie known following the senator's
address that Senator lirandegee. chair
man of tlie Intcrocoanle canals committee,
will cull a meeting within a few days to
tnl'.e up Senator Tlont's amendment for
the rejienl of the fiee toll provision. Led
by fen. ltois Hoot and lirandegee, both of
whom opiiosci the original passage of
tills provision, a determined effort will be
made at this session of Congress to
clinngi- the law before It goes into effect
at tin- canal so thai the cause of dispute
with ejieat Hiitalu will be removed.
vvori.n vim. ATI-: ai.i. Pi,i:Dni:s.
Senator Hoot declared tlie fnlted States
would violate all of Its pledges and
liroiiilses to the wot id; would be guilty
of "false prvteiifciv." In Its advocacy ot
general ai Miration and would proclaim
iiM'll indifferent to iiatinn.il honor and
Iniigiity. If It refused to submit to
ai liltr.itlon, or to retreut from the unjust
lio.-liloii It had taken.
lie declared free coastwise tolls to
Auiiileuu ships wen- illecral unless the
same concessions were- made to foreign
shioii. TI.e claim that tile I'nlted States
l ad ilotneMlrr lights over the canal, he
cause it owned the canal zone, constituted
a violation of tlie express guarantee of
tin- Pulled States to (Jriat, In- said.
"It Is not our territory except In trust,"
he declared, "treaty or no treaty, we have
long asserted thut the nations of Central
Amerlian had 110 right to dbar the world
f 1 0111 Its right of jiansnge across tlie lsth
must. I'lioii that we based the justice of
our entire lo tion, which resulted In our
having the canal zone."
"The Putted States had preached arbl
1 1 11 1 ion for e.irs," Senator Hoot declared,
and bud besought tbe nations of the
world 'To niter Into arbitration agree
ments for the settlement of all disputes."
"..re we Pharisees?" he cried. "Have
wi been in-dnei-re and false' llavo wa
l ei n nietiiidmg In nil these long years
of declaration Are we rrndy now to
admit that our eountry, through Its pres
11I1 nts and cnngi esses, have been guilty
of false jo eti-iiM-s, of humbug, of talk
ing to the gallerlis. of uttering line words
to secure apjilnu.-e ?
'"tin- instant that an Interest Is at
stake, we iiiopo.-c to falsity every de
clination, every pi nnilsc, by tile arrocant
insistence that we alone ran determine
the liit)'riritatlnu of tills tieaty; that wi
will refuse to abide bv the treaty.
' And is the game vvotth thu candle " Is
ii wot ill our while to remain in a posi-tl-ui
to maintain which we may ho driven
to rctiiuilati our prlucliiies, our profes
sions and our agiicmcnts, for the pur-po-e
of e einfe rrlng a money benefit at tho
expense of the treasure of the Pnted
States. .111 the most highly and absolutely
prut- ted siecai Industry in the Pnlted
St. Hey. our coastwise shil'lilng""
IMtllSIDKN'T APPIIOVUS NOT!".
Washington. Jan. 21. President
Tail has approved the note prepared
by the- State department in reply to
the- communication from Sir Kdward
!n-y, the lirltlsli secretary, for for
eign affairs, inotestlng against tho
exe-niptlon of American coastwise
shipping from the payment of tolls In
tlie Pimamn count. AH a matter of of
ficial courtesy Information Is with
held us to the exact status of the note
until It has been received hy the lirl
tlsli government In London through
the American embassy there.
It Is belluved thut tlie American
note was despatched by mall lmme
dialelv ujion its approval h' tho
Pi'esl.lent and that It should he In
London within a week,
Meantime, however. Ambassador tiryce,
wlio in accordance with diplomatic usage,
was probably given a copy of the note
slmultaneeiusly with Its mailing, will be
at liberty to cable a snmmnry to his
It Is believed here that after attempt
ing to eliminate a number of propositions
contalni-d In the Hrltlsh note regarded as
not germane to the real lssue Mr. Knox
"lias devoted himself prlncl)nlly to the
effort to show that the term "all nations"
In the Uay-l'auuecfoto tteaty does not
ue-cess.irlly Include the- Pnlted States, and
that It Is eiitln-ly competent for this
government to treat Its own shipping
dlffere'iitly from that of other maritime
nation .so far as tho canal Is concerned.
SCUKNK GETS A HIVOHCE.
Wheeling. W- Va., Jan. JO.-John O.
Kchenk. inulll-mllllonalrei pork packer,
was granted an uhsolu o divorce from his
wife, laiiin l-'arnsworth richenk, and
given custody uf his children to. day In a
decision haiulrd down eiy Judge II. P.
Kervey. Mrs. Seiienk wns urrcstcd No
vember V, lid", cm a charge of attempting
.0 jiolson her husband hy administering
arsenic After a sensntlonnl trial the Jury
illH.igict-d and the won.an was released
on tWW bond Iloth Hein-nlt and his wife
I hwl JIM suits for divot-
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It Has Taken Time
to develop the Trust Company idea, but it has at last taken
The Trust Companies of this country now have assets
above the enormous sum of Five Billion Dollars.
It is the legitimate function of the Trust Company it)
serve the individual alive or dead.
... Aveby unserving; his accummulations. Doad-by set
tling his estate in a business like manner.
The Burlington Trust Co.,
citv ham, satJAiin xomn.
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Deposit your money in a strong mutual Savings Bank.
Place your valuable papers in a Safe Deposit Box they are
only $3.00 per year.
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Better Than Four Per Cent.
This bank will keep your money safely and pay you TWO PER CENT.
SGMI-ASNUALLr. .Interest payable January 1st and July 1st. We solicit
a portion of your deposits. Checks or drafts can he sent by mall
HOME SAVINGS BANK
HOWARD NATIONAL BMm
Capital, $300,000. Surplus, $200,000
A general Banking business transacted.
Foreign Exchange issued and remittances
made to all foreign countries.
Interest paid on time deposits.
Safe deposit boxes to rent.
P. I'. Uilrgess.
It. T. Huller,
E. E. Ilurgras, President.
If. T. Hotter, Cnnhlrr.
CITY TRUST COMPANY
Office with Howard National Bank
F. E. IltillfiESS, President!
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A. li. vviirri i;.Miiu;, Attorney nt l.an i
W. V. IIE?VI)EE. Treasurer llorllngion Traction Co.l
1 II. I llKEIt. Mnnngt-r llurllnirtou Light and I'tmrr Co.
JOSEPH S. FLINT, of O. C. Taylor eft Co.
DUi-eMcry of Trench Scientist May
Itrviilillloolze- Electric l.tghlluer
He Term Invention "Cold Light.'-
i'aris, Jon. 20. M. Dussaud, a French
fx-ientlst. who has discovered a moans
for the production of what ho terms
"cold light," gave to-day some details
of his discovery, which It Is thought
may revolutionize electric lighting.
Stnrting on the principle thnt reat Is as
essential to matter as to animal organ
Imu, he has constructed nn ele-ctric lamp.
In which the light Is concentrate-el on a
single point by filaments working suc
cessively, thence the light Is projected
through a lens magnifying a thousand,
fold. Thus lie has succeeded In concen
trating a 2.W0 candle power light on
one point and In passing its volts Into
nn eight-volt lamp, which with the ordin
ary light would burst.
nxjierlments with this lamp have
established that the new light Is ab
solutely without clangor, ns no heat Is
given off and It requires a hundred
times less current than the ordinary
lamp. It can he worked by a tiny
battory or sufficient motive power
can bo obtnlned from a jot of wator
from nn ordinary faucet, or oven a
squirrel turning a rage,
Thn light, It Is said, offers a great
uilvantage In photography, as Its pho
togenic jiower Is four times that of
the magnesium llashllght,
A Herlln special says a steamship rate
wor may be declared tutwecn north
trans-Atlantic and south trnns-Atlantlc
Mcainship pools In conse-quence of con
cessions grantee by Austria to Canadian
Pacific to operate an Immigrant line In
competition with Austro-Amerlcan line
out of Trieste. The scheme of the Cana
dian Pacific Is of Brent consequence to
the rutted States In v iew of the fact that
the concession will ennse cheap rates and
throw, every month, :o,oi Immigrants
Austrian. Servian. Turks and Monte
iicgrlils, Into America via MontiiMl, as
soon as tho Balkan situation is clvuiud.
Thin bank I a mutual .Saving
Monk rrhleh nil property
d profit hrlnne to
Unlne can be transacted I17 mall
a well a In person,
No money loaned to any ofllcer or
rtmtce of (he Hank.
P. W. Ward, Treasurer.
E. S. Isham, As(nant Treasurer.
Organized 44 Years Ago.
A. O. Whlttcmorc,
Ella Lyman. Vice-President.
If. S. Wetted. Assistant Cashier.
Hejects Immigration Bill Provi
sion Requiring Certificates of
Character from Emigrants.
U Washington. Jan. 20. Control that
itusBla and other euiintrlejs might oxerclso
over emigration to the United States led
the Senate to-day to refuse to accept the
conference report on the Uurnett-Dllllng-ham
Immigration bill. The. bill was sen'
hack to conference with the Senate's dis
approval of the provision requiring
certificates of character from emigrant
coming from countries where such certi
ficates are Issued.
This feature of the bill was attacked by
Senators La Folletto, O'ftorman, Root,
Stone and others as dangerous tu the
future of Amorlcan Immigration The
provision had been recommended by the
federal Immigration otllclals. Senator
Lodge-, In charge of the conference re
port, asked thut the bill be sent back o
v conference where the "certificate of
character" provision probably will be
"I believe the Introduction of this clause
was at the sincere desire of the Immlgr -gratlon
ofllcluls, to aid them In lo pirn,
out members of the- Illack Hand .m l
the Camorra." raid Senator Root Hut
It would open the door to foreign conn
tiles to limit or prevent the right of citi
zens to emlsrato to tlie United States.
Hundreds of telegrams and protests
were received hy the Senate from Jewish
societies and Immigration organizations
It was claimed that Russia by refu.Mng to
Issue certlllcatfH of character could
practically stop Immigration to the Uni
When someone Is forced to sell prop,
erty quickly, even nt a sacrifice, It Is cer
tain that such property will be adver
tised. That's why many of the. real e-s.
tute ads are actual opportunities to In