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FIFTY-SIXTH YEAR. NO. 181.
THURSDAY. MAY 10. 1907.
PRICE TWO CENTS.
STRIFE IH SIGHT AT THE
Three Presbyterian Bod
ies Discuss Various
DIFFER OVER MERGER
Speakers at Columbus Meet
ing Talk of Conquest
of the South.
Columbus, Ohio, May If.. All inti v
est among the l.tniit commissioners
present at the opening of the lPMh
general assembly of the Presbyti-rian
chureli, is in the outcome of the con
test lor moderator, which will be set
tled at"he session this afternoon.
Friends of all candidates are very
active today in trying to line up vot"S
for their favorites.
KohrrlM Srems ! I en it.
The leading canelidate seems to he
Dr. W. H. Roberts or Philadelphia,
stated clerk of the assembly for years,
who was defeated for moderator at the
assembly in l.os Angeles last year.
His friends are actively pushing his
claims, deflating his faithful services
in behalf of the church should be re
warded. l Ili-llcr. lliil I'.nriK'Nt.
Friends of other candidates, howev
er, insist that Roberts has been ho'i
ored for years by the church, and thai
he ought to he continued to allow other
worthy men to receive their share of
honors. There is no bitterness in the
contest, but much earnestness.
The other candidates are Dr. V. ().
Thompson, president of the Ohio Stat"
university; Rev. V. H. 11. Black, presi
dent of the Missouri college: Rev.
Francis E. Harston of New York City;
Rev. S. F. Scoville, former president of
I.iuiilrltli In I. lit-.
Rev. Ira E. Lnndrith of Nashville,
Tenn., who delivered the opening ser
mon today, is being urged as a compro
mise candidate, but apparently his can
didacy was sprung too late, and the
moderator will be in all probability se
lected from the list above with chance?
in favor of Roberts.
Utile talk is heard today as to the
place of the next assembly. Seattle is
an active candidate for the honor, and
is reported to have offered to give
$0,0ni to pay the expense of the as
sembly. .Atlantic City and Kansas Ciry
are also talked of. The l.Ton seats in
Memorial hall were all filled today
when the assembly convened in the op
A .pl:iu- for l.nmlrilli.
Dr. Coyle of Denver called the a
sembly 10 oider. Rev. Ira E. Landri'i
of Xashville, Tenn. former moderator
of the Cumberland Presbyterian as
sembly delivered his annual sermon
His reference to the race question an i
declaration that, the properly of th.
minority of objectors in the 'Cumber
land church to the union will be pai.l
for were received with applause.
Ilin fur I '.linen lion.
The theme of Dr. Lanilrith's sermon
was "The Call of Presbyterianisms Kn
larged Macedonia." The design of the
discourse was to arouse the general
Interest of the church in educational
and religious work in the south and
southwest, where Cumberland Presby
terians were most numerous at the
time of the union.
The merging of (he two churches
was interpreted by the preacher as en
larging Prcsbytei ianism's field of work,
and as uttering a clarion call to the
united church to "possess the west and
Seen n nrninic.
The marvelous material prosperity of
the southern half of the United States,
he declared, constitutes both a plea and
a warning of danger if the spiritual ad
vantages of the people do not keep
pace with their commercial develop
He favored cooperation and nl-
timate union with the Southern Presby-
terian church; declared the south to
be ready for a widespread revival, and
ENJOINED BY KANSAS SUPREME COURT
Topeka, Kas.. May 10. The stal
supreme court today issued restraining
orders against the following foreign
corporations enjoining the cemipanier
and their agents from selling, dispos
ing or removing any property which
they may own in the state, or frem
using such property in disposing of
liquor with in the state:
.: Dick Bros, and the Quincy Brewing
reviewed recent moral reforms in that
t-ort on Temperance.
The report of the permanent commi:
lee on temperance contained the fol
lowing: "Tiie past year has been one of great
activity and gratifying progress. The
lines of ha: lie are becoming more clear
ly defined and the temperance forces
are aligning themsclvej for the im
pending conflict and victory.
"There is no other reform that is
making such headway in recent months
as the temperance reform. The tide or
opposii ion against (lie liquor traffic is
using higher every day and is register
ing itsi If in many practical ways.
"Oii"-ha!f of tiie area ami more than
one-third of the population of the Uni
ted Slates is now under prohibitory
law. Tiie attitude of science, industry,
.'ilucal ion. religion, journalism, sociolo
gy, law, labor, capital, business, eco
nomics, art, literature and general pub
lic cut iment nil prophesy the over
throw of the lienor trallic."
soi ini'.Jt mi iu ii i.s jiiwrs.
(iiiiiiilswi.tii In lli-irl Tiik-s OiM'ttsiou
l llciinuui'e l'iNit!iii of flit holies.
Birmingham. Ala.. .May If,. A re
port which the executive coinmissio-.
of the alliance of reformed churche?
throughout the world holding the Pres
byterian sys'em will make to the gen
eral assembly of the Southern Preshv-
terian church which met here today
says that acli vear it becomes more i
apparent the Christian church at homo
cannot furnish sufficient missionaries
for t In-- evangelization of the heathe
peoples, nor can sufficient physicians
!ie sent from home lauds to supply the
needs of foreign mission fields.
MiimI I :lii4iit :itivkN.
The report says the only possible
way of meeting the need is the estab
lishment of well equipped schools,
seminaries, colleges and hospitals, f.v
the raising up of native minister;,
teachers and physicians.
lt:i lit t'nllxtllr luiri li.
The report gives a resolution adopt
ed which deprecates "effort in niaiiv
places in our country hv the Rom in
r-, , , ! M:iu if lle.stiiiv.
( atholic church to produce sympathy I
for Catholics of France hv charging t Cortelyou looks upon himself as a
persecution of the church against the nian of dwtiny. His rise from a d
French government. We believe this "nrtment clrk stenographer to a ca.i
chariie i he,l noon fatnnns inwi n. ! inet officer was unprecedented and me-
tions and that these efforts are rj-
vealing and developing a spi'.it co -trary
to free institutions and the trie
liberty of our land."
Da'iioiiiK t'M I 11 ion Ailrocatcx.
Dickse.n. Turn.. May 1(1. The gene--aL.
assembly of the Cumberland Pres
byterian church met here today. Rev.
.1. I.. liudgins, retiring moderator, de
livering the opening aeldress. He re
viewed at length the history of agiti
tion of organic union and then branch
eel off into a most vigorous and caustic
arraignment of the leaders responsible
for the union.
SULTAN DECIDES TO COMPLY
Morocco Will Pay French Claim for
Death of Mauchamps.
Paris. May 11. The sultan of Mor
occo has decided to comply with
France's demands for reparation as a
lesult of ihe murder ef Dr. Mauchamps,
aconling to a le-tter from Fez which
was hnneleel the French minister at
Tangier by the Moroccan feireign min
ister. DISTANCE IS NOT A FACTOR
Commerce Commission Refuses to
Consider This Element in Rates.
Washington. I). C. May 10. In" a ex
cision rende'ied today the inteTsta'
commerce' commission held "to make
distance a factor in determining a reas
onable rate would introduce undue dis
crimination and create a chaotic con
eliliem". It's Mulberry Time.
Washington. D. C, May If.. P
de'nt and Mrs. Uooscvclt will leave
Washington tomorrow on a brief vaca
tion at Pine Knot, Mrs. Itoosevelt's
country home in Albemarle county,
Approves Peace Treaty.
Managua, May 10. The Nicaragua
congress assembled in extraordinary
.session, yesterday and approved t li ?
treaty of peace? arranged between N'ici-
ragua and Salvador at Amapala.
company of Illinois, the Fred Miller
Brewing company of Wisconsin, the
William J. Letup Brewing company of
Missouri and the M. K. Goelz Brewing
company of Missouri.
The application of the attorney gen
eral to have a receiver appointed to
take charge of the property of th
companies! was set for argument by
the court May 1!S.
WAR IN CABINET?
Cortelyou Said to be Knifing
Taft as Possibility for
IS MEMBER OF "OLD GUARD"
Believes Himself a Man of Destiny and
is Ready to Go Far to Real
New York, May 1C The Times th'.s
morning prints the lollowing from
"The most active and influential en
emy of the Taft boom is a member oi'
President Roosevelt's cabinet, who be
lieves he can be nominated president
himself with Taft out of the way. Tiii.s
man is George B. Coriclyou, secretary
of the treasury, lie has not been ai:
openly declared opponent of the nomi
nation of Taft, but his work is none
thu less effective-.
"Cortelyou is the only member 01
the cabinet who maintains any political
relations with the 'reactionaries,' de
spite all that is printed to that eftVt t
about Secretary Root. Cortelyou's re
lations with .1. Pierpont Morgan wero
alwavs close and never have been in-'
Taken I p It v Olil Cuiirit.
"Originally Cortelyou was taken uu
by what is known in politics as tli2
'Old Guard.' of which Mark A. I lamia.
Cornelius X. Bliss, and Henry C.
Payne, were the leaders, and of v. hic'i
President MeKinley nominally as well
as officially was the lit ad. His rcla-
thins with the 'Old Guard' hav
altered, despite his membership in
President Roosevelt's cabinet,
"A a member or that cabinet he has
never said a word or done a thing to
align himself with the radicals, ot
whom the president is the leader. He
has simply performed his official
j "The reactionaries know well
! enough they cannot nominate Fair
banks. Forakcr. Shaw, or Cannon,
j They have got to take somebody wh.i
I has been identified in the public mind
I with President Roosevelt. Mr. Cor
j telyou. in whose hat the presidential
i bee has been buzzing busily for a long
tcoric. He believes he lias neit reach
ed the tejp yet anil that, he is elesliiud
to reach it..
"Cortelyou's chie-f lieutenant is As
sistant Postmaster General Hitchcock,
whom he created, and who is ror him,
body and soul.
j "Cortelyou himself is running the po
litical end of the postoflice depart men',
as completely as he elid when he was
; postmaster general, and doing it
DRAMATIC SCENE IN COURT WHEN RUEF PLEADS GUILTY
San Francisco's Notorious Political Bess on Verge of Collapse Makes Remarkable Address,
Promising to Try to Live Down the Past.
San Francisco, Cal., May 16. Abra
ham Ruef will go before the grand jury
this afternoon and testify. The prose
cution says Mayor Schmitz will be the
next to confess.
San Francisco, May Ifi. Abraham
Biuf. San Francisco's erstwhile lxditi-
cal despot, will be sentenced to prison
within the next twei weeks by Judg-i
Dunne, em his pica of guilty to extortion
Knot's step was a thunderbolt to legal
counsel and friends. It has been said
from the start that the "curly boss," as
he is known, weiuld fight the prosecu
tion to a finish.
RueT himself had planned a strong
defense ami ids lawyers had patched
up all the loopholes. Peissessed of a
large fortune, obtained during the last
few years during his rule of the repub
lican and union labor parties, this as
tute and resourceful strategist was ex
pected to contest every move of the
prosecution. That he did not, he ex-
plained in a memorable speech, is the
ii r l i i. t n
esult of his own breakdown and the
threatened collapse of the members of
I'.ntor Court at Noon.
At 10 minutes of the noon hour Uuef
and his attorneys entered the court
roeim. Henry Ach led the way anil Was
followed by the associate counsel and
the defendant, who was visibly affected
anel looked to be near a breakdown.
Judge Dunne nodded to the lawyers to
proceed. The court room was half fill
ed at this stage.
Mr. Ach arose and in low tones ex
plained that there had been a disagree
ment between himself and his client
anel that he woulel be forced to with
draw from the case. Ach turned to
Ruef, who bowed and said: "There Is
nei either way out of it." Mr. Ach at
Other l.anyrm Wllliilrnvr.
Shortridge arose. He also declared
Attorneys Have First
Wrangle in Hay
PREJUDICE IS FOUND
State Narrowly Misses Accept
ing Man Who is Deeply
Poise, Idaho, May 1;. Out of re
spect lor the memory of Edward X:i
gent, fir,st judge of the Ada county eli?
trict court, the ceiurt over which he
presiileel as one of the predecessors of
.luelge Wooil, will neit. proceed with th?
preliminary stages of the trial of Wil
liam 1). Haywood until 2 this after-
Judge .Nugent was the tather or
John F. Nugent, one of the; counsel fo
I'uuml Yi-iu f l're.iuillce.
Poise, Idaho. May 1C. The unexpect
ed uncovering ef a vein ef prejudice
against Harry Orchard and his tcsti
niony during the further examination
of talesmen in the Steunenbe-rg murder
case yesterday leel to the- first sharp:
wrangle between counsel and involved
the. name of Preside'nt Roosevelt in an
acrimonious discussion. The day and
the incident began with Samuel Win
gate, the 11th talesman, in the hands of
the defense for examination in chief.
foulil Nut Ai'ceiit Story.
Questioning had proceeded a short
distance1 when it developed that Win-
gate was biased against Orchard and
unwilling to accept the testimony
which it is expected he will give
against the prisoner. The defense nat
urally trieel at once te show that Win
gate's stale of mind on the subject was
not such as would warrant his removal
from the box. but when the talesman
repassed to the hands of the state. Sen
ates Ilen-ali quickly drew freim him the
flat-footed statement that he coulel un
der no circumstances give credence to
Orchard's testimony. Wingate was
upon this excused, the defense except
ing to the court's ruling, and from
thence forwarel the state was particular
to test all talesmen on the point.
Jury Hits Filleil.
The jury box was finally filled with
12 talesmen subjected to examination
and temporarily passed by beth sieles
at :'.:40 o'clock in the afternoon, and
the court announced that it was in or-
that he coulel ne longer represent Ruef
as counsel, and with his client's con
sent he would withdraw. Kuef acqui
esced and Mr. Short ridge followed in
the wake of Mr. Ach. Murphy niaele a
similar statement, but stipulated that
he would remain in court to give Huef
the benefit of any advice or counsel he
At this point Huef arose to make
what proved to be a peculiarly powerful
speech. Though hardly able to si ami,
the man was the picture ef resolution.
His body swayed and his white face
twitched with emotion.
Kuef thanked his lawyers in worels
of sincere gralituele. He then took up
his own case, ami with marked dex-
leiity made a plea of guilty while prei
claiming his innocence.
Nn.v Slniin In Ton CIrrat.
"This trial has become a threatened
danger to my health, both mental and
physical," said Kuef with attempted
firmness. "I am unable to endure it
longeT. The strain on those nearest
aml Nearest to me is undermining
The man at the bar paused and seem
ed ready tei give up. He pulled him
self together once more, and added:
"They are on the verge of collapse.
Their lives hang in the balance, and I
must take some action." .
Kuef was ashen white and seemed
to be fighting his weakness with all
the strength of his will. His efforts
Hope to Remain In City.
"I have occupied a prominent position
in this city," he continued slowly
hope to remain here, and this will be
the place of my eternal sleep. Hereto
fore I have borne an honoreel name in
my professional life. There has been
no stain upon my honor, and until the
present board of supervisors was elect
ed there was no act of mine that could
be justly censured. Nevertheless,
owing to the assaults of the press, I
AT BOTTOM OF SEA
Submarine Boats, Lake and Oc
topus Given a Long
CREWS STAY DOWN 24 HOURS
Signals Indicate Men Keep in Good
Condition Many Feet Be
Newport, Rhode Island, May 1C.
Frequent message's sent during the
night by means of submarine signaling
apparatus from the submarines Lak?
ami Octopus, which were sent to tlu
bottom off Hradford last night, brought
assurances to members of the naval
trial board everything was in goenl con
dition on boarel the submarines.
Stay 21 llourH I uiler Sen.
Newport. R. I., May 1C The sub
marines Lake ami Octopus were sub
merged yesterday for their 24 hours'
submerged habiiability test. There are
!t mem em boarel the Lake and Ifi on
the Octopus. After the submarines
have been down 24 hours the naval
boarel will inspect the condition of
the boats and eif their occupants. Mes
sage's will be sent to the surface from
the Octopus at intervals, by means ef
I a submarine signaling outfit.
tier for both side's to exercise peremp
tory challenges. Counsel for Haywood
asked for a few minutes' delay, and
feir live minute's they gaihered around
the chair of the prisoner and engagel
ii earnest ceiusultatiein as to the-ir
course by the men occupying the jury
Slt IHmiuInni'N One.
The state exercised its right first
ami excused William Van Orsdale, a
rocer, whei has occupied seat No. 2
since the opening day of the trial.
George F. Maw, a young farmer, with
some strong opinions as to the acts ejf
certain elements in the labor unions of
the country, was then calle'd to the
vacant place. The state passed him,
and he was still in the hands of the
defense when adjournment hour was
HAS STAGE FRIGHT
Telegraph Operator Becomes Confused
as Witness Before Senate
Washington. P. C, May 10 San
born, manager of the Western Union
Telegraph company at Brownsville
teielay in the Brownsville invest igatio;;
before the senate committee on mil
itary affairs, said he saw a man carry
ing a gun. enter the post at about th."'!
time firing ceased on the night of Aug.
13. On cross examination he said the
man was walking deliberately and di 1
have been placed in a wrong light and
have been burdened with a bad name."
The defendant was a little easier on
his feet and appeared to be stronger.
He continued to the end. with now anel
then a quiver of the voice and a tremor
eif the frame, as,follows:
"It is true that, in order to hold te
get her the political machine which I
had built up with great eliflicuity, I eliel
hiwer the high political ideals that I
had hitherto upheld. Last night I
reached the conclusion that there still
might be an opportunity tei make some
effort to restore myself in the public
favor anel be a power feir geiod. I will
del all that still lies in my power to
help overthrow the system that has
made possible the terrible corrupt iou
eif public officials. To del this, I will
work even as the lowliest citizen. My
future career will be one of integrity.
I hope that I can still accomplish some
"I am making the greatest sacrifice
that could befall a human being of my
disposition, namely, to acknowledge
my faults and mistakes to restore my
self in public favor.
ANNertw lie In Not Guilty.
Duly calls me, but wherever the
path may Ieael, I want the whole world
to know that I am not guilty of the
charge, made against me in this in
stance. Nevertheless, on account of the
reasons stated, I withdrew my plea of
not guilty and entered a plea of guilty."
As he closed Ruef feJl back into his
chair. Once he let go of himself, he
seemed to be as feeble as an infant.
He shook as with palsy and his skin
was the color of parchment. Tears
rolled down his cheeks. His laweyrs
had departed and, as he looked around,
a few intimates stepped toward his
chair with hands outstretched, but were
forced hack by bailiffs.
Juelge Dunne broke the suspense by
making a simple statement that the
case would go over for two weeks, when
sentence would be pronounced.
RECESS OF 5 MONTHS TO
PONDER OVER WATERWAYS
not appear te be hurrying from a erimo
to escape detection. Sanborn was
somewhat confused as to incielents of
the night because of fright. He was
postive however the man was a negr )
soldier and that he carried a gun.
FILLS ALL PLEDGES
Pennsylvania Assembly Adjourns Af
ter Heavy Appropriations
Harrisurg, Pa., May 1(1. The Penn
sylvania legislature of VJ'iT passed into
history toelay with a reconl of bavin'?
appropriated $ 1 r.lnMi,ioo lor publi-J
schools; $7.0iMi,OOU for goexl roads; $0.-
Miii.tiou for pensions for Peiinsylvani i
seddie'rs of the civil war and $2!),lt"!0,
(iiiii for public and private charitie-;
ami various other purposes and ha vim,
filled nearly all pledges ef the gie-n
peiliiical parties in last year's cam
WHEAT AGAIN GOES
ABOVE DOLLAR MARK
Sensational Upturn Comes Near Close
of Session Ending in Rise of
Chicago. 111.. May lfi. Wheat exper
ienced anoihe-r sensational upturn nea--the
enel of the session today. July
cleiseel r cents over yeste-rday's iiml
December closed " cents higher at
101. and? September at iMV. The vo.
nine of usiness was immense, a few
leading firms alone taking on between
five and eight million bushels.
TWO WOUNDED IN A FIGHT
Police Pursue an Armed Negro and
Fatally Injure Him.
Des Moines, May 10. A. J. Barker, a
negro, was fatally shot yesterday after
noon and Police Detective Johnston was
wounded in a fight with guns following
an attempt of the police to capture
Barker.;- The nero had slabbed a ne
gro woman with a knife and was pur
sued through the woods south of this
city by the- police. Detective Johnston,
while alone on the trail, saw Barker
approaching, armeel with a rifle. John
son stepped out from a place of eon
cealment and demanded Barker's sur-re'inle-r.
The latter replied by firing.
Johnston shot Barker through the body.
Henry Barker, son of the wounded
man. came up and fired on Jeihnston
shotgun, inflicting a slight
DOLLY BLOOM GREAT COW
Guernsey Owned by Boston Man Breaks
New York, May 10. The world's rec
ord eif milk proeluction for a year by i
single ceiw has been broken by the
Guernsey, Dolly Bloom, according to
the report of Secretary William II.
Caldwell, which was submitted at the
annual meeting of the Guernsey Cattle
club here yesterday. Dolly Bloom's
receirel for the year was lT.U'.i" pemnds.
or about 2.02:: gallons. She is owned
by F. A. Ames of Boston.
EDWIN CONGER NEAR DEATH
Former Minister to China Seriously III
at Pasadena, Cal.
Pasadena. Cal.. May 10. Edwin Co l-
ger. ex-minister to China, and recently
resigned as embassador tei cMxieo. is
serieiusly ill at his home in this city
Conger came to Pasadena immediately
afte'r his return from Mexico in l'JoG.
Since then he has been slowly dying.
It is understood the end may come any
HATTEN AHEAD IN RACE
Further Balloting Makes No Change in
Madison. Mis.. May 10. The contest
for the vacant seat in the l'nite.1
Stale's si'tiate remains about the same
as at. the end of last night's joint ba!
lot. Hatten receiving votes today
and Stephenson 4S.
Dynamite in Factory Boiler.
Sterling, I'd.. May 10. Two pounds!
of dynamite were found in the boilers
of the Hazelhurst Soap works yester
day. The explosive had been place
there, it is believed, in an attempt to a settlement of the "international dis
blow up the factory. There is no clew pute between Ireland and England" by
as to the perpetrator.
ARRESTED BECAUSE HE THREW DICE
HOOSiER IS ALSO BEATEN BY A MOB
Bloomington. Ind., May TC. Five
masked men early today at Ellettsvill :
this county, bound and gagged tho
town marshal, look from him the jad
keys and securest the only prisoner,
Illinois Legislature De
clines to Adopt Gov
FOR DRAINAGE CANAL
Hearing Develops a Clash of
Widely Opposing In
terests. Springfield, 111., May 1C The gen
eral assembly this morning took a rc
cess until October S at that time ac
tion will be taken on the proposed ex
tension of the Chicago drainage canal
as a part of the proposeel eleep water
way between the lakes and the gulf.
Holt! Joint SeNMlon.
Yeste-rday afternoon a joint confer
ence of the senate and house was held,
at which were also present officers of
the drainage district and representa
tives of the commercial association of
Joliit. Congressmen Leirimer and
Kainey addressed the legislature in f
vor of the eleep waterway bills.
Congressman Irimer declared that
the ship canal meant more to the peo
pie of the Mississippi valley, even morj
tei the people of the entire ceiuntry.
than the Panama canal. He predict
ed that if the Illinois legislature af-fe-cte'd
a satisfactory law as is con
templated in the bills now befere it
that congress will supplement th'3
work of the Chicago sanitary district
with a liberal appropriation which will
affect a realization of the dream of
commercial intercourse between the
great lakes anel the gulf.
Wiilcmay I Higher Than State.
In these declarations Congressman
Ijorimer was supported by Congress
man Kainey. who could see no reason
why an agreement could not be reach
ed. This waterway, he considered, is
bigger than the sanitary district or the
state of Illinois. It is already nations"!
in its scope and soein will assume in
ternational proportions. Regareling th?
question over the distribution of tho
revenue to be obtained from the devel
opment of water power along the chan
nel. Congressman Rainey suggested
that the money be devoted to paying
interest on the taking up of the bonels
issued to secure funds for the exten
ion of the sanitary district and after
this indebtedness is cleared, that th?
revenue be devoted to the maintenance
of the entire waterway as far as the
gulf if necessary.
Joliet 0ipOKen Menure.
D. If. Forgan, president of the Com
mercial association of Chicago, and
Alderman Badenoch of Chicago, spoke
in favor of the deep water ways bill,
while-. Messrs. Garnsey and Purkheiser
of Jolie-t and the mayor of Marseilles
opposeel the bill 544 deepening the chan
nel of the drainage canal from Ixck
ixirt to Iike .Toliet 270 feet, contend
ing that it should be COO feet and 24
feet derp in order not to imperil the
city of .Toliet by reason of a flood.
They declared that they cared nothing
for the Economy Light and Power
company and were not talking in its
At the conclusion of the hearing Sen
ator Berry aelvanceel his proposition of
allowing the conflicting interests unt'l
toelay to reach an agreement in the
case of the failure to del sei, proposing
a legislative recess of two or three
months to permit the assemblymen to
familiarize themselves with the situa
tion so that they might legislate inte"
ligently. IRISH WOULD REFER
TROUBLE TO HAGUE
Those Holding Advanced Views De
nounced Birrill's Bill as
Dublin. May 1C. The executive com
mit te-e of the Sein Fein society, repre-
I sent jug advanced Irish nationalism.
considers the Birrells Irish bill to be
I an insult to Ireland, and wants the
- nationalist members of parliament to
I withdraw freim the housp and demand
The Hague arbitration court.
Oscar Morris, whom they dragged to i
tree and whippeel severely. Morris, a
highly respected citizen, was caught
recently in a dice game and was put to
work on the street to pay the fine. Hi
broke loose and was recaptured.