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V OU LXVL V 21 .im. FIND GILLETTE GUILTY. 'FIRST DEGREE MURDER: Prisoner Hears Verdict Without Sign of Emotion. Herfcimer, X. V . Dec. 4— The Jury in the trial 0 , Chapter E. Gillette for the murder of his heart. Mi.-=s Grace Brown, at i;ii? Moose Lake on July 11 last, to-nlpht returned a ver dict Of puilty in the first depree. Sentence will he pronounced on Thursday ir.orr.ins. to which time court adjourned after the Jury had reported. Ex-Senator Mills. Gil lette's counsel, before adjournment, announced that when court reconvened at 10 o'clock Thurs day morning he •would move to have the ver dict pet aside. The Jury, which had deliberated for five hours. pent word at 11 o'clock that a verdict had been reached. A moment later they filed Into the courtroom, and at 11:11 o'clock an officer, who hsd heen pent for Gillette, returned with tbe prisoner }»a'e and a trifle nervous apparently. Gillette far«-d the Jury, and when Marshall Hatch, the foreman, declared that a verdict of guilty In the, gnit decree had been found, the youthful pris oner I m not a sisrn of emotion. A few mo ments later, when his counsel had announced his purpose of making a formal motion that the vrrdict }.» pet aside, and the Judge was dl(= rr!sfin? the Jurors. Gillette bent over a nearby tsMe and. picking up a pencil, wrote, something on a sheet of paper. He then folded the paper carefully and placed it in his pocket- Imme diately afterward he was taken from the court room back to his cell in the Jail. COURT ROOM FILLED TO OVERFLOWING. Every sest and every bit of space where ftandfnE room could bo secured in the court room remained filled during the five hours of the Jury's deliberation. Many expressed their de termination to remain until morning, should a verdict not be returned to-nipht. The buzz of conversation was continuous as people discussed •he phases of the- case. Now and then there was a stir, as rumors spread that a verdict had been reached, and ••very movement in the direction of the jury r>>om was watched with intense eager- It was just 10:,'»4 o'clock when three raps at •he dear drew the attention of a deputy. Im mediately there was a hush of expectation throughout the court room. "Instruct the court that the Jury has agreed." faid Marshall Hatch, the foreman, to the at ♦pndar.t. V" thin fifteen minutes the prisoner, justice and all attendants were brought into the court. Every rye was fixed on Gillette, who -was evi dently nervous when he entered the room, ac companied by Under Sheriff 3vlock, and the crimson flush that had remained on his cheeks all day during the merciless speech of the prose cutor had faded to a deathly pallor. He was chewing gum. and his fingers twitched nervously us l< I oh a chair at his accustomed place. p «.f;jrjer;';y he discovered that the favorite high t*rk chair he had occupied had been replaced by another, and he Immediately changed the chairs with a muffle.d mutter about having his own (-ha:*- to Pit in. The jury filed Into the court room and took fceatF on the opposite fide of the room to fbOM occupied by it during the trial. • "Gentlemen of th«» jury, have you agreed on a verdict?" risked Court Clerk Barney, and then attention shifted to th* Jury. Gillette's eyes fol lowed Bwse of the audience, and as an elderly. white haired man on th* end of the front seat trose tr> ppeak the prisoner fixed his attention M him. Tl ♦■ snokesmaa was Mnrphall Hatch, of Po'.jth i ii He v.-as quite oalm r.s he replied: . d. -fondant guilty of the erlmo Hctment." Gillette was sitting cornerwise in his chair. Hlp legs were crossed— favorite attitude dur ing the trial. As the words that were destined to send him to the death chair were spoken there was nof a slsjn of a change in the prisoner. Net a quiver showed that he had even heard them. Hie features were set and his face was oolor. c His exprcs?«:on was vacant and ho ottered no pound. • "If your Honor i as.-.'' spoke up ox-Senator Mills, Gillette's senior counsel. "I would like to have the jury canvassed." GILLETTE BEXM LETTER TO FATHER. Gillette pat motionless sa one after another the twelve jurors arose to their feet and de clared that they \vere united In their decision, "When the twelfth man had responded the stolid indifference or studied composure of .the boy vas exhibited as never before. Leaning over a rearby table, he drew toward him a bit of white paper and. taking a pencil from his pocket, vttup deliberately this message: Father: I am convicted. CHESTER. Thi« was one of the earliest dispatches enrry toE ili«* news of <;ill?tte's doom beyond the walls of the courthouse. ■•... his father In Denver. A discussion followed between judge anO coun f'l as to a date when formal notice of an appeal couM bo entered. Durinpr the evening Mr. Mills lad intimated to his friends that any verdict "litFidf- of one of guilty of murder in the flrst <jf>g r<v . trould b» allowed to stand, but that h*» fcfid his afso'iates, who had entered heart an-1 Rnul into tliis defence, would not permit their <"li<TU to <iit- a murderer's death without a fur- Uwr effort in Ills behalf. When the r«*j-nrt of the Jury was delayed th of-ff-ntf had hopi-«l for at load a disagreement. Mr. Mi;:* d<sired to have the extraordinary *""m that Governor Higgins had called for this ■SSI put r.vrr uiiti! Friday, when he proposed in Hi a f'irmr.l notice of appeal. The court decided 'o tr.ak* it <>v.<» day earlier. Though tills discis »lou Giiim, remained the same picture of iin«f feren™*. The under sheriff took hi-n back t<» Jail. ™-i when he. entered his eel! he was Bin il ing. T** Jailer, who locked the cell door, stood Confounded to see the prisoner prepare hurried ly for bed ar.i] with the air c,f ;• youth who had nothing mote serious than physical weariness to «« rid of. "T>.. reporters want to nee me?" he . -...,} (• Bh «tSr ... he doffed hir. clothes. Tell t! "«^i 1 have nothing to say, only 1 didn't expect that verdict." With this Gillette tumbled Into his bed, and. ktcordir.K to those near him. was slumbering Peacefully, whil<- excited thrones outside the. jail *«*e nt lll discussing the death Fcri*< ntv\ The -' Jr >' would have reached its verdict before the •Of w as fairly <l< )S wi upon them, it was said. *a it riot l>«-*»n for one Juror, who thought Grace Sr <Jtvn was a suicide. The other eleven argued *?air;st the theory lie had formed until finally, 11 the sixth ballot, the jury agreed. , * "«'Ul(l hay* been Eatlsned with no oth«-r l'J z^\," ,-,}j Fj-ank Drown, father of <;rnt:e, SR <3 thf : re <ould be no other verdict after tho .1 <"<>nlir.u«i <•» lI Mil t»;iK«". GREAT BEAR SPRING WATER. *'•* I'urlty has made it famous."— Advt. «£^!«Sa,g»s, NEW- YORK. WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 5. 1906. -TWENTY PAGKS.-,.:^^.., PRICE THREE CENTS. THE CRAWLING OF PAT. WCARREN THEN AND NOW. Offers $1,000,000 for Proof of T readier i i Against Hearst. Senator Patrick H. McCarren Is at last show. inR the white feather in the face of the com bined forces of the state committee. Yesterday he declared that not only had he not caused \ the. knifing of \V. R. Hearst by hi* famous anti- Hearst tirade of October 16, but also that he j would not "think i f doing such s thing." When asked if the speech had not contained material , that would lead his followers to knife the head | of the ticket, he became greatly enraged and I declared that lie would Rive the reporter $1, 000,000 if he could find anything in the speech | that could be so construed. It is Interesting to compare the views of the Kings County leader as expressed before and i after the election. When ho made his famous speech he was confident that Hearst would be swamped, and thai Brooklyn would give C. E. Hughes 75,000 majority, because Hearst was op posing Democratic candidates by Independence Leaguers. Before he made the speech he wrote Hearst a note practically defying: him to oppose the Democratic candidates' In the field. Hearst accepted the challenge, and McCarren's speech followed. Now, events have a different aspect. Demo crats in all parts of Brooklyn are organizing against McCarren. The leader finds him in the postion of having openly opposed a popu lar candidate and of having Inflicted a sub stantial injury on him. Hearst carried Brook lyn, but ho ran some 33,000 votes behind his Lieutenant Oovernor. popularly supposed to have been largely the result of MoCarren's stand, with which Richard Croker sent a mes sage of sympathy. IfeCarren Is now at odds with the majority of his party, an insecure position. The chair man of the state committee has practically de posed him from his position in the party by acknowledging the Delaaey-Hayas organization as the true Democratic organization of the county. This organization Is strongly antl-Mc- Carren. and around it as a nucleus the anti- McCarrenites and the men who feel that they .owe allegiance to the party rather than to Mc- Carren are organizing. McCarren sees that he lost ground while absent in the West, and that he la losing it daily, and so he now wants people to forget his speech and Chandler's 35,000 anti- Hearst friends, and to climb back again on the mule. Here is the statement he made yester day: krd£nVn mm , Ut *'\\ cc * nnot find tha t I caused the knifing of Hearst, because I did nothing of tha All that Th«v d^imii h £? of u do!n S such a thing, rrmn, " • ' f 1 " 3 ls lhat 1 ro9Q before the 2 committee and expressed my personal opinion of the candidate. purely I was acting Md h toM^V'^t' V Vh ° n l ™ thit. after ! Sr^r^lcSioV 1 thousht of Mr - Hoarst X moved There is something about his words that Pictures the strong man bending before the Ftorm. "Don't you think that some of tho statements made, In your speech led your followers to knife Hearst?" asked the reporter. "I'll give you £1.000,000 if you find any such statements in my speechr cried the Senator. Here Is a section of the famous speech, which the reporter thinks should win him the Sen ator's $1,000,000: We can with propriety call upon the people of Brooklyn to resent the slurs on the characters of the men why have been referred to by the candidate for Governor, and we can, irrespec tive of party popularity in our community re tent emphatically by our votes on Election Day this Insult offered to them. And I want to say, also, that we have an addi tional reason for asking the citizens of Brooklyn by their votes to Indicate the character of our candidates, and their characters are si' unas sailable. This vilification comes from a man who Is recently here from the West. He is here only a few years, and during all that time he has been an energetic applicant In the pursuit of official POSit I am reliably informed that he could not be elected poundmaster in his native city He is now engaged In an effort to defeat the Demo cratic ticket in the State of California He is attempting to do there what he is attempting to do here namely, destroy the Democratic party. Here are a few of the anathemas which Mc- Carren applied to Hearst: "He Is a pretender**; "The league (Mr. Hearst's persona] corporation) was organized for the purpose of blackmailing the Democratic party"; "I believe that there is a yellow streak in him"; "Everybody knows how the (Hearst' nomination was procured"; "Trjis candidate, who has railed at bosslsm and at political machines, is the greatest and most absolute boss we ever had In any political or ganization that is known to the people of this country. All the bosses of all the times, rolled Into one, would be a Liliputian compared to this political Gulliver." Senator McOarren was recel >1 with small ripj.ia usi and considerabli phuffllng o<" feet by the nM»mliers of the Kingn County Democratic al Committee •<■ the annual meeting in the tuilding. Brooklyn, last night After iber of 'Ii" committee from the 18th As semblj District had resigned. Colonel James D. Belj was taken In and re-elected chairman. By some ov.rsisrlit Colonel Beil had been forgotten \* ln-n the delegation from hl> district made up. After John Hagulre had been recommended • ent ;is Elections Commissioner th< • id. FOR BETTER SEEVICE ACKO3S RIVER. Railroad Commissioners Make Recommenda tions to Brooklyn Height* Company. •' < Rroommendations for better- Ing the on i :: ■ operated by the Brooklyn Heights Railroad < ompany were n.ad. - - : u« < ■ ■ ; il R Lllroad Commis- I lion mom nenda additional teadily Increasing travel on '■ ' ' • -at' d and mi:'. i ... i,.,;, n |jj p - roo ; ' " augment* th< approaching lioll ■ ason. 'l i. tlona are I i take t I D iber 10 SKIP TRUST SELLS TWO BOATS. Hamburg-American Buys Vessels for New York Service. Hamburg. Dec 4.— The Hamburg-American Lino bus bought tiro steamers, each of 20,000 tons, built by Harland & Wolff for the Inter nations! Mercantile Marine Company, for Its HaYnburg-Ne~w York service. They are ex pected to make from fourteen to fifteen knots, find will be named the Berlin and the Chicago, jt v . • ; ih« local office of the I ' while n gotla ■ • und( ■ way, no I been re igo ..i i- . i i tnd will \>f practicails ' ' On Pennayi . tinning between ,- . Hamburg THEODORE ROOSEVELT, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. His latest preferred portrait, made especially for The Tribune. <Ot>prri C M. lftOflk by HarrU-Ewtnir. Washington. D. C.) FLOOD CLAI3IS SIXTY. ARIZONA TOWN STRICKEN Dam Bursts, and Waters Sweep Clifton. ! Bj- Telegraph to The Tribune.] Phoenix, Ariz., Dec. 4.— Private railroad dis patches received this afternoon say sixty lives were lo9t at Clifton this morning in a flood, caused by a bursting dam. that swept through the camp, practically destroying the business section, wrecking the smelting plant of the Ari zona Copper Company and tearing out miles of track on the Arizona and New Mexico Railway. . Clifton, which has about thirty-five hundred population, lies in a narrow valley near the east ern line of Arizona. Through the town winils the San Francisco River, the largest affluent nt the Gila. The poorer element lives in Chase Creek Can yon, a peculiarly dangerous situation y in times of high water Two years ago twelve lives were lost in the canyon. DELAKCEY KANE WINS? May lie Newport Alderman 500 Votes in His Ward, U( Get§ 88. 1 • • bunc i Newport, R. [ Dec. 4. -Although |he returns arc (Mining in slowly, it seemed probable at midnight thar among the aM(:mon who are un doubtedly elected is Colonel Delancey Kane, who has taken an active interest in the cam paign. J!.' is a candidate of the Citizens Mu nicipal Association. He has polled a [arge \ ■ ■ except in his own ward, the Fifth, where be r« - ceived only eighty-eight votes out ..f a total of about five hundn <). other members ol the cottage colony, hu lud inp: Robert Ooelet. George Gordon Klug, William Watts Sherman, Arthur B. Bmmons. Hamilton Fish Webster. Rear Admiral F. EL Chadwick, li. Livingston Beeknian, S. Townsend Burden, Prescott Lawrence, F. E. Chadwick Louis 1.. Lorillard and others, arc candidates for the Representative Council. It will be. impossible to announce the result of the vote for that body until son..- time- to-morrow, as thi re are 105 men to be elected, with terms of from one to thre< years. Mr (Soelet came on from New York to work for his election, and other members of the cottage colon; Bhowcd great act iv to 3 also about th • polls. Prom present Indications it looks as if Colonel ! William P. Clarke, the candidate of the Citi zens party, would be elected Mayor of Newport by a small plurality, probably less than one hundred, and thai the Board of Aldermen would i be made up of three candidates of the citizens j Municipal Association and two of the old "com bine." That is the indication from the return* ! from four wards thus far turned In One ward is j yet to be heard from. There is little chance of ' thlß being counted before early In the morning. It is Newport's tlrst election under the new ! city charter, which was Intended to eliminate j all politic* from municipal affair*, and it was one of the quietest elections In th.' history of Newport. The bitter cold day undoubtedly kept many away from the. polls, and the total vote fell far behind that cast a month ago at the Btate election. The new ballot puzzled many voters, and ap- I parently provided difficulty for the election offi- | cials, All Candida tee were named by petition ! and their names were printed on the ballot In alphabetical order without any mark to show by i Whom they were chosen. The Citizens Munici pal Association, however, an organisation to> posed largely of . the so-called "cottage colony."- ; Dared specimen ballots showing how ii» nun-. Dees should be voted for. The regular Demo- | era tic and Republican organizations alwo in- \ dorsed some men, and followed suit. An opinion was obtained from the City Solicitor allowing ! the use of ipeclmen ballots .is guides In the voting booths. RECOMMENDA TIONS BY THE PRESIDEST IX HIS MESSAGE. A law prohibiting all corporations from contributing to the campaign ex- A law conferring upon the government the right of appeal in criminal cases on questions of law. That the crime of rape should always be punished with death, as is the case with murder; assault with intent to commit rape should be made a capital crime, at least in the discretion of the court, and provision should be made by whvh the punishment may follow immediately upon the heels of the offence. That the number of hoars of employment oi railroad employes should be lim ited, with the aim of the general introduction of an eight-hour law. A thorough investigation of the conditions of child labor and of the labor of women in the United States. A more stringent employers' liability act than the one passed at the last ses sion of Congress. Provision for the compulsory investigation by a commission on conciliation and arbitration of disputes between employers and employes. Legislation to provide for the withdrawal from sale or entry of all public lands containing, or in all probability containing, coal. In connection with the Packing [louse Inspection law provision for putting a date <>n the label and for charging the cost of inspection to the packets. Provision for more complete governmental control of corporations to prevent the evils of excessive overcapitalization and to secure proper publicity. That when next our system of taxation is revised, the national government should impose a graduated inheritance tax. and,. if possible, a graduated income tax. A constitutional amendment which will relegate the whole question of mar riage and divorce to the authority of the national congress, which would give it power to dial radically and efficiently with polygamy. The pa^-agc of an act for the developing f American shipping embodying the views expressed in the report made al the last session to the House, Legislation to carry out the recommendations of the Secretary of the Treasury for currency reform and the relief of stringency in the money market. A lower tariff on or else absolute free trade in Philippine products. American citizenship for the people of Porto RiVo and the administration ol the affairs of all insular possessions by one executive department. An act for the naturalization of Japanese who come here intending to be ■ c American citizens. Thai the criminal and civil statutes of the United States be so amended and added t<> as t.> enable the President, acting for the United States government, which is responsible in our international relations,, to w.inn-v the rights oi aliens under treaties. \*.»; an increase in the navy, but its maintenance at it- present strength by replacing obsolete and outworn ships by new and good ones, and in both army and navy a principle of selection which will bring int.> the higher r.-mk^ fewei men and these at an earlier age. The I'resideni says in regard to Cuba: "If the elections become a farce, and ii the insurrectionary habit becomes confirmed m the island, ;t; t is absolntelv out of the question thai the island should continue independent; and the United States which ha- assumed the sponsorship before the civilized world fo» Cuba's career as a nation, would again have to intervene and to see that the government was man aged in such orderly fashion as to secure the safeti of life and property." <Fos nil. TK.vr or m rsjaascm iwißiMm Tti nun id FIRE ENGINE IN TRENCH. Scatters Blazing Coal Over Work men and Hones M<m Man Die. While fire engine 158, of l»ner Island City, was tearing along at breakneck speed to a tire Itg three horses plunged headlong into .m . \ .. . vation near S''n street In connection with th • Belmont tunnel, pulling the great engine .!<>u:i on top v:< ti: in. The iio.-s.-s fell on ton of one another and the nok of or..- was broken. The engine fell on Its side, and hot coals and boiling water fell on a laborer named John Seank working thirty-Hire reel below the spot where the engine hung. He was taken to si. john'ti Hospital, badly burned aboal the ne ( »k and baei and nay die. Other hiboren were struck by bl«Tt"g ccals, bui were not seriocsly burned. The engine stuck In tf > ' trench aboul flfteen feel from the surface The driver and the en gineer escaped serious Injury, though they wars badly shaken up. The accident occurred at the entrance to Newtown Creek Hridge md blocked traffic for se\erai hours. The horsea had to be lifted out with > bloeh and taekh?. ROCKEFELLER GIFT FOR TORONTO. Toronto, On!.. Doc. 4.— Through Chancellor McKay, John D. Rockefeller has offered to con tribute $60,000 to the McMaster Baptist Uni versity. Torontc. on the condition that the $75,000 fund for the Forward Missionary Move ment be completed. DYER'S VOW GET $230. Ed-Governor of Rhode Island Makes U r idoic Residuary Legatee. [l!y Te!e^rai>h to The Tribune. | Providence, Dec. 4.— Leaving his private sec retary $3,000 on condition that at the time of the testators death she is unmarried. m.,.. Ellsha Dyer, formerly Covernor of the state, who died suddenly Thanksgiving night, be queathed his three sous only $230 apiece in his will tiled to-day. His sons are <;.'.. I£. and Klish.;. jr.. of New York, and H. Anthony. of thi* city. Miss Frances Kinnlcut, the secretary, is the principal beneficiary under the win, with the exception of the widow, who is th«» residuary legatee. The estate is valued at approximately laootooo Ii is supposed that it was th.' intention of ex- Governor Dyer to leave to his widow the greater part of his estate that she might enjoy /it through her life an 1 give it to her sons when she died \ COLONEL STEVENS IMPROVES. [I»y Trli-Kraph to Th* Trl v >u:i#.. ] HerryviUcv v.i Dec. 4 —A bulletin issued late to-njght shows the condition of Colonel Edwin A. Stevens, of Hoboken. N J., considerably im proved. His temperature is lower, his pulse more normal and hl> respiration strong. APPROVE TIIK MESSAGE. CONGRESSMEN PLEASED. Some Object to Japanese and Fed eral Control Recommendations. (From Tha Tribune nurcnu. 1 Washington. Dec. 4. — The President's me?*--' sage was read with the keenest interest In both houses of Congress to-day, and was stron.^ly commended by a large, majority of those who read or heard it. Some there were who took ex ception to certain passant-.*. hut they were in th<» minority. So many points were covered ami some of the recommendations were so new th.it ; many Senators said they must take time t<» think It al! over Wore expressing art opinion, but that on the whole they were favorably Im pressed- The enthusiasm was greater in the House, a-* is usually the >•■<?.-, and some passages wen> greeted with applause, notably recommenda tion that acceptance of campaign contribution* from corporations be marie unlawful. The sug gestion of a graduated inheritance tax seemed to meet with general appproval. but the reference to an Income, lax was declared tr> afford "food for thought." .-•: i some Senators found comforC in the fact that thf> President said such a sys tem of taxation should be adopted only "when next our system of taxation is revised." VIEWS OK CORPORATIONS. The suggestion that railroads be allowed -■» pool their rates, under the supervision of th* Interstate Commerce Commission, occasioned -• considerable discussion among Senators and ; Representatives, discussion which revealed a ' wide difference of opinion, while in the Senate* the proposition that government control should •} be extended to all corporations doing: an inter state business found few supporters and -haae> only among the more radical members. Recom mendations that methods of judicial procedure should be chanced were declared to be worthy of the most careful consideration, but to require : full deliberation before they were adopted. Senators generally expressed the view that tho President's reference to the Japanese situation In California vr:s "a little too forceful." As to the President's declaration. '"All of the forces, military and civil, of the United States which C may lawfully employ will be employed," tha California Senators believe that the Presi dent will find that he cannot "lawfully" em ploy either civil or military forces to compel the Californfans to accord school privileges or social equality to the Japanese, and In so far as could be learned they are supported by a ;-. considerable majority of the upper house, moit Senators believing that the President can law fully employ oniy the judiciary in dealing with the California situation and that If the De partment of Justice undertakes to compel tha people of California to adjust their school latr* to the treaty with Japan it will lose Its caso In the courts. RECOMMENDATION'S ON LYNCHING. The President's handling of the race question and his reference to the lynching evil called forth the most genera! commendation from, Democratic Senators, who pronounced, hi -< ■;•- I terance on this subject sound and able. They say he urges only what every right thinking " s man in the South preaches. 5n season and out. : and what the better class of Southerners al- * ways will preach. At the same time, they say that the crime which leads to lynching In the South so excites men's passions and stuns their natural respect for the law that despite all the preaching ami all ■'■•■ •:-■■••" of respect for the lan- it has thus far been impossible to eradi cate the evil completely. They said, however, they believe that, with all of the President's rec ommendations carried Into effect, the lynching evil can be reduced to a minimum, if not com j,:..»..jv er . While taking direct Issue with the President on the California situation, the recommendation of a national divorce law and a few other sub jects, the Democratic Senators generally com mend the message. They are rejoiced over the advocacy of an income tax. and over the gen eral tone of the communication. One of the Democrats, Senator Clay, said this afternoon: "It •;- obvious that the President is an earnest and persistent advocato of fairness and justice to the men who work for their daily bread." and Senator Clay's remark was Indorsed by a considerable number of the minority. SUBSIDY ADVOCATES DISAPPOINTED. Some of the advocates of the shipping bill in the Senate expressed disappointment that th© President had not advocated the enactment of this measure with greater force and enthusiasm. They am? that he is a comparatively recent con vert la the doctrine of sxibsidies, and that ap parently he is still only half converted. How ever, they hop« he has said enough to secure the passage of the measure through the House. Neither the Philippine tariff r.or th© currency recommendations appear to have created much enthusiasm, although It hi generally believed that the Philippine bill will get through in some shape. The prospects for currency legislation are not flattering: at this time, but i" the leaders take hold of th* subject ar.d press it they may he able to get a bill through. Leading Senators, who always prefer to think slowly and speak carefully, declined to be quoted on the message. "We will tako it home, read it again and think it all over quietly." was the purport of their replies when asked to soeak for publication. Some of the Houso leaders, however, spoke with greater frankness. "PRESIDENT'S REMARKS COURAGEOUS. 1 * Representative James TI. Mann, of Illinois. said: I consider th« President's expression on the Japanese difficulties in the California schools the most courageous thing he has said in a great many years. In the face of California sentiment the President took a manly position -i:i saying that the treaty rtuhts of the Japaneso ghoul ■ be enforced. s*» that they might be given- -\ •■quality in »he schools lam in favor of the recommendation that, if necessary i:> this tase. the criminal and civil statutes of the United States h«> so amended and added to as to en:»b!o the President to enforce the rights of alien.-* under treaties. I helicvo there is a great yea:t mont In fa\or of an income t:tx. and iho Presi dent expressed that view. Ido rot Ivlieve th>re will be much char.cc for new legislation ;it this session, however, unless it is contained In tna appropriation bills. Sereno E. Payne, uf New* ior.c. I.epuD.r. an> See* \.-u l«:. m Th.- President's language on the California- Japanese million *us forceful and yet con servative. He treated the situation admirably. To General Grosvenor. of Ohio. chai:man "' the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fish frit's, the President's specific recommendation of a ship subsidy appealed «tron~!y. as it did t«> all the other advocates of this measure, who are in Mil hope, as a result, tl.nerat Grosvenor also liked the recommendation tor an income tax. He said: ... The message is :i urv.ri-'-e. original and strong: document. I ana pleased th:it the recuinmenda. lion for »hip subsidy is nut general but spt> clnc. l believe an Income tax would be better than an Inheritance tax. and i d.. not doubt that .in Income tax law could be .->. a that would be constitutional. It was only by th* narrowest margin that the Supreme Court do-