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MT. VERNON, O., TUESDAY, APRIL 4, 1911 No. 27
f Will Confine Discussion To Canadian
Democrats Id Caucus Ratify Assignments Made By Com
mittee On Committees, Elect Officers And Outline
Measures That Will Be Considered At Special Ses
sion Of Sixty-second Congress, Which Meets Tomorrow-Rules
Washington, April 3. The Demo
crats have completed their program
(or the opening of tho (special ses
sion or tho Sixty-second congress,
which opons tomorrow noon, and tho
Republicans are expected to put the
finishing touches to theirs at a cau
cus to be held tonight. All signs
point to harmonious action by tho
Republicans at tho meeting. All tho
regulars will bo In attendance, and
present Indications are that most of
the Insurgents will attonu.
-Representative .James .IU -Mann of
minol.1 will' be chosen as the Repub
lican minority leader. There will bo
no real opposition to him. Represen
tative John W. Weeks of Massachu
setts, who litis had something to do
with tho so-called "eastern move
ment" started some time ago, will
not be a candidate He made nn an
nouncement to this effect. Tho "east
ern movement" was planned by mem
bers' from New England and the mid
dle Atlantic states to capture tho
minority leadership for an eastern
President Taft has not completed
his message, but It' Is rumored that
the document will be short and to
tho point, being confined exclusively
to a declaration In favor of the rati
fication of tho Canadian reciprocity
Harmon Among Visitors.
Among tho prominent Democrats
prosent for the opening are William
3. Bryan and Governor Harmon of
Ohio. Govornor Dix and Governor
Wilson are expected to arrive before
tho gavel falls.
In a party caucus the 'Democratic
mombers of tho new liouso of repre
sentatives adapted without change
tho committee assignments, tho econ
omy program and tho new rules pro
pared for tho coming session by the
committees thnt have been working
during the last month.
Important changes In procedure
nd a genornl reorganization of tho
houso will result from the action of
the Democrats. The powor of naming
committees wan definitely taken from
tho speaker by tho rules and lodged
In the bousoMtself.
Committee members are to bo
elected by tho house, not only In the
first Instance, but also in the filling
A saving of $182,000 In the annual
cost of running congress Is promised
through tho cutting out of superflu
ous employes and Inactive commit
tees and through tho abolishment of
the time-honored extra month's pay.
Appointive places are all put into
tho hands of ono committee, a spe
cial body to be known as the com
mltteo on organization, and the
scramble for congressional positions
will center about Its door.
At thj caucus a legislative pro
gram was adopted and officers were
elected as follows:
Clork, South Trimble of Frankfort,
Sergeant-nt-arms, U. S. Jackson of
Indiana, who defeated William H.
Ryan of New York by a vote of 114
Doorkoepor, Joseph J. Blnhott of
Po-.lmnster, William M, Dunbar of
Augusta, Ga., elected on tne tnira
ballot, defeating R. G. Dremncr of
Now Jorsoy, 104 to 94. Ex-Congressman
Robert Gordon of Ohio and J. A.
Williams of Iowa were dropped. v
Rev. Kenry N. Couden nf Port Hu
ron. Mich,, who for many yews' has
. . ' '
Jli'Htffffc stlfeiitMitf iirtfeiT'i'til MitMftoktiyr
Takes Chauncey Depew"s
Sent In the Senate.
WHAT OHIO GOT.
Following in the list of Ohio Dem- '
ocratle Congrcpsmon favored with
committee appointments: '
Allen Elections No, 2, postomce. '
.Ashbrootf Postofllce (chairman),'
colnujro, public buildings - '
Anderson District of Columbia,1
lnvjlld ponHlons. '
Annberry Elections No. 1 (chair- '
liathrlck Naval affairs, expenses '
of publlu buildings. '
llulkeloy Banking' and currency,
patents, war. '
Claypool Publlo lands, election of '
president. . '
Cox Appropriation. '
Denver Rules, Insular affairs. ' '
Francis Claims, revision of laws,
liquor trafflo. '
Gocke Treasury, Interstate com- '
Tost Merchant marine, Indian af- '
Sharp Foreign affairs, railways
and canals. - '
Sherwood Invalid pensions (chair- '
man), navy. '
Vliltacre Elections No. 8, asri- '
VhIto Mines, pensions, Industrial '
arts and expositions. '
been chaplain of the house, was
Legislative Program Submitted.
A legislative program was submit
ted by Chairman TJnderwoou of tho
ways and means committee and
adopted by tho caucus. It is designed
to limit tho activities of tho extra
session to such questions as popular
election of senators, Canadian reci
procity, tariff revision, Investigation
of governmental departments, con
gressional reapportionment, state
hood for Arizona and Now Mexico,
genoral deficiency appropriation, Dis
trict of Columbia legislation and pub
licity of campaign contributions.
Tho important changes in tho rules
under which tho new congress will
-The selection of committees by tho
A provision to prevent filibuster
ing undor the rule giving authority to
discharge committees from consider
ation of bills.
A provision permitting amendments
Burning of New
POT'S HE burning of New York's cupitol at Albany means a financial loss of
Q at JnuMt $7,000,000 to tho tute,
H means a loss In the way of
t that cunnot be estimated and
papers found on Major Andre when be -avas captured nt Tnrrytown, the first
charter of Trinity church, ftew York; many confidential letters written by
George Wasldngton und other documents were destroyed. Indeed, the finest
, collection of Americana extant was utterly ruined. The library that whs
burned r'wn s more thuu 100 years old, and it can never be duplicated. The
building Itself cost about $25,000,000, though it was not worth one-third of
that sum. Only ono public building in America, tho city hall nt Philadelphia,
was mora costly, and even nt that the building nt Albnuy was not completed
and never would havo been finished according to the architects' plans, as the
fouudntlon was not sufficiently stable to support the huge tower designed l
surmount tho structure. The loss emphasizes the necessity for tho better
protection of valuable documents and for tho realization of the fact that ever
if a building is fireproof Its contents are not J
to appropriation bills whenever these
amendments will result In rotroncn
ment of national expenditures.
Authority for bills to come up
twice for passage under tho unani
mous -consent privilege.
Representative Underwood of Ala
bama is chairman of tho ways and
means committee, Representative
Fitzgerald of Now York chairman of
tho impropriations commltteo and
Representative Henry of Texas chair
man of tho committee on rules.
Union Springs, Ala., April 3. Two
hundred men stormed tho' Jail here,
took Henry Phillips, a negro, accused
of assault on Mrs. Mary Brltts, and
started with blm to Goshen so that
Mrs. Brltts might Identify him. Tho
mob carried the sheriff along as a
prisoner in order to prevent tho offi
cer from ralsInK a posse to interfere.
10 LYNCHES NEGRO
IN AHA TOWN
S GET IJNE
Columbus, O., April 8. Tho state
board of agriculture has sent out
blanks to tho rural assessors of the
stato, nBklng for statistics on agri
cultural conditions. Undor tho stat
ute assessors are required to furnish
this Information. The board asks for
this Information In furthorunco of Us
plan to promoto agricultural produc
tion in tho state and to preach the
gospel of "Stay in Ohio.",
Among tho questions -ore these:
How many acres of woodland In your
'townsMp7 How many acres of waste
and incultivated land? How many
acres formerly used for farming pur
poses are now worn out and not cul
tivated? How many farmers in your
Loss of $7,000,000
according to ofliclal estimates, but It,
historical documents and priceless relics
that Is Irreparable. Suph tilings as the
Not Her Missing Daughter.
Boston, April 3. Mrs. Grace Sto
venson, mother of Grace Stevenson,
tho girl who disappeared from her
home in Brookllno April 26, 1,897, and
who hns not been Been since, hold a
personal interview with I&1sh Mar
garet Anglln and was satisfied that
she is mistaken In her belief of years
that .the actress Is her missing
daughter. Mr's, Stevonson based her
decision on the" fact that Miss Anglin
has brown oyes, whllo her missing
daughter had blue oyes.
Beforo Goshen was reached, how
ver, tho negro confessed, and he
tma at once hanged to a tree by the
oadaide and riddled with bullets.
Uttle drops of water
From a practiced hand.
Make a corporation
Orow to beat the band.
N ABANDONED LAND!
township spray their fruit treeF?
What was tho loss In dollars during
the past year by disease among llro
stock? How many persons have gone
from the township to other Bta'es or
Canada? How many farmors have
movod from the farm to some city o"
town in last two years? Is it difficult
to secure hired 'help for farmers?
Train Guns on Aeroplanes.
Norfolk. Va., April 3. Fourteen
battleships of tho navy will tomor
low open tiro on nine or more noro
planoa. Tho aeroplanes were built
at the navy yard. Tlioy are made
foot to a float and will be allowed to
soar to a height of from 900 to 1,200
Cleveland, 0., April 3. A ro-enact-ment
of the Battlo.of Lake Erie by
three boys on the pond of the elec
tric light plant at Bedford resulted In
one real casualty. Angelo James, 7,
Impersonating Perry, was drowned
when his rowboat, doing service as
the battleship Niagara, capsized. Tho
prompt action of Frank Stevens, 11,
guarding tho shore from attack,
saved tho life of Robert McKeeban,
10. who was in tho boat with Angele
Pataskala, O., April 3.-Seated In
the same carriage, the divorced par
ents of Elslo Hcnthorn, tho 15-year-old
victim of Donald Moreland's re
volver, followed tho body of 'their
daughter from the church to tho cem
etery. Beside the mother sat her
present hu3band Frederick Trout
Moreland, who is in the Licking
county Jnll at Newark, asked permis
sion to attend tho funeral. Tho
sheriff denied the request
Columbus, O., April 3. Governor
Harp-.ou is In Washington and today
he will appear In the supremo court
of tho United States for tho Chesa
peako & Ohio Railroad company in
an old case in which ho hns been In
tereBted for 20 years. Tho case Is
that of Jean D. MoKell of Chlllicothc,'
administrator for the estate of T. J.
McKell. Tho amount Involved Is
Mr. Lately Married But, dearest, I
thought we had planned to go to the
6pern this evening? Mrs. Ditto Yes,
love, but I have changed our mind.
Converts 6,000 Llmaltes.
Lima, O., April 3. Billy Sunday
completed his six weeks' evangelistic
campaign here, with 6,000 conver
sions nnd a free-will offering of
LIVE STOCK AND GRAIN
CHICAGO Cattle: Beeves, $5 256 30;
Texas steers, SI SOSfS 80; western steers,
U fOQE R0; Blockers and feeders. J4 000
S S5: cows nnd heifers, $2 75S 00.
Calves J5 OOffiS 75. Sheen and Lambs
Native sheep, ?3 00(!j5 30; western, J3 25
(?r. 25; native lambs, 5 00 G 35; west
ern, 5 2000 41; yearlings, J4 600!! CO.
Hogs Light, $0 E5fi)G 85; mixed, $G 30
6 80: heavy, $6 1O0G G5; rough, $G 10Q
6 30; pigs, JO I50G 90. Wheat No. 2
red, SaUCfSV.ic. Corn No. 2. -tGV'iGUGJSc.
Oats No. 2, 20c.
PITTSBURG Cattle: Choice, $6 E0
6 G5, good, G 15G 40; tidy butchers,
J5 754?G 10; heifers, J4 006 00; fat cows,
bulls and slags, $2 005 75; fresh cows,
J25 00G0 00. Calves Veal, J3 0087 50.
Fheep and Larsbs Prlrao wethers, $5 00
S 15; Rood mixed, $4 C5Q4 30; lambs,
J5 00 6 75; clipped Iamb3, 14 000)5 60;
spring lambs, SID 00012 50. HogsHeavy
hogs. Si; 8500 00; heavy mixed, J7 000
7-10; mediums, $7 2007 25;-heavy York
ers, S7 2007 25; light Yorkers and pigs,
EAST BUFFALO Cattle: Export cat
tie, $5 O03 60; whipping steers, $5 800
6 10; butcher cattle, J5 35G GO; heifers,
St 1005 75; fat cows, 53 6005 35; bulls,
$1 S505 60; milkers and springers. 125 00
040 00. Calves S3 0008 25. Sheep and
I.nmbs Mixed sheep, S5 00f5 10; weth
ers, S5 2505 40; owes, J4 5005 00; lambs,
6 00CJI7 00; yearlings, S5 5O0G 00. Hogs
Heales, 6 706 76; mediums, J7 000
7 15; Yorkers, S7 2507 30; pigs, S7 45;
roughs. SG 00: stags, 14 755 00.
CINCINNATI Wheat: No. 2 red, 880
lc. Corn No. 2 mixed, 4849c.
Oats No. 2 mixed, 32403Jo. Itye No.
t, 95097c. Lard 18 6508 75. Bulk Meats
(9 76. Bacon U0 624. Butter Cream
ery extras, 20Ho, creamery firsts and sec
onds, 2O025Ho; dairy, 1802Oo. Poultry
Springers, 18025a; hens, 1554c; turkeys,
l!20o, Eggs 12W014V4C. Cattle S2 25
00 10. Sheep 12 2504 15. Lambs Si 60
OG E0. Hogs Butchers and shippers,
16 8R0G 90; common, S3 9007 00,
CLEVELAND Cattle: Choice steers,
15 9006 15; good to choice ateers, 15 600
00: heifers, 14 5005 25; fat cows, 11 25
04 60, bulls, H 7505 25; milkers and
jtpringers. S20 OQ0CO 00. Calves S3 00
down. Sheep and Lambs Mixed sheep,
SS 50 EH 00; ewes, S3 50; best clipped
cheep, S4 2504 50; clipped lambs, S3 500
6 50. Hgs Heavies, 16 6006 70; me
diums, J6 S507 00- Yorkers, S7 15: lights,
7 15; rouchs, J5J; stags, 14 5006 00.
TOLEDO What. S6!ic; corn, 47Ho
tats, Sfio; rye, 90c; cloverseed, S3 97.
III, lilt II
III llll li KILLED
AS BOMB FALL
Juarez id Over
Police Slop Traffic From American' Side Of River And Re
fuse Information Concerning Affair-Salvador
Madero Ventures Across Line Attao Laredo And
Is Promptly Jaiied By Authorities, Who Accuse flint
Of Being Un Way To Chihuahua
El Paso, Tex., April 3. Ono soldier
was killed by the second of three mys
terious bomb explosions in tho Cailo
Diablo, or red light district of
Juarez. Tho state prison Is in this
neighborhood and it is believed that
an effort was being made to break
the prifon walls and release the pris
oners. Police at onco put heavy
guard over the dlstrlcL
The streetcars had stopped run
ning r.nd automobiles from here were
turned back at the bridge by Mexi
can officials, so the telephone Is the
only means of communication, and
the Juarez police refused to tell the
El Pafo police anything. A. short
time before the explosion Jess Bur
chell, a racetrack man, was shot by
two regroes Jn Juarez. This shoot
ing had created excitement, and the
bomb explosion following threw the
city into nn uproar.
GETS INTO TROUBLE
Uncle of Incurrecto Leader Nabbed
by Mexican Police.
San Antonio, April 3. Salvador
Madero, brother of Francls'co I. Ma
dero, Sr., tho head of the local Mexi
can insurrecto Junta and the one who
was recently talking about tho peace
that ho nnd Senor Limantour were
going to conclude In Mexico, was
arrested by the Mexican federal au
thorities tho minute he crossed tho
bridge into 'Mexico. Ho is now held
in the Jail at Neuvo Laredo "incom
municado." Tho arrest occurred while the train
was standing at the platform. When
representatives of the Mexican secret
service stepped up to Madero and
told him he was under arrest, he de
nied his Identity, nut he was taken
to the ofllco of the military comman
der nnd there, by comparison with a
photograph, his identity was estab
lished. Madero wps put in a cell without
tho privilege of communicating with
his friends. When he admitted his
identity he said that he was hurrying
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Light weight, rain proof and very sightly to wear
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$5 to $10
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"WHERE THINGS ARE
irom san Antonio, wfiere he Cad
been spending- a week with his broth
er, to the bedald of his aged father,
who was .dying In Monterey. The of
ficers of tho Dlas government be
lieved, however, that he was one of
the much-advertised peace plenipo
tentiaries of the Maderist3, who was
en route to Chihuahua to meet Fran
When news of the arrest of Ma
dero came to San Antonio and' wan
conveyed to the home of the Maderoa
thero was great consternation. Those
of the family remaining at home said
that Salvador Madero had come to
San Antonio four or Ave days ago tos
confer with his brother, Francisco,,
Sr,, on the matter of an arrangement
for a peace conference, but that ho
was nothing more than an adviser
and that he had been loyal to tho
Diaz government. He had been sent
here at tho behest of Ltm?ntour, they
said, and it was true that he was
hurrying to Monterey to be at tho,
bedside of his father
Cleveland, O., April 3. Former
Mayor Tom L. Johnson, who has been
III In bed for more than two weeks,,
entertained "William J Bryan in his
sick room. "He was foaling fine,"
said Mr. Bryan, after the visit, refer
ring to Mr. Johnson. "We didn't
talk polities '
Grave DI(jor Falls Dead.
Cleveland, O., April 3. Henry
Otto, a crave digger, fell dead into
grave he was digging in East. Cleve
land cemetery He was found some
time later by passersby, Apoplesy
was the cause of death.
Mt. Vernon, O.
WHAT THEY SEEM"