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; From The Tribuns Burees.] Wnshingtot?. January SB. ix If? NOTH1NO SESSION -That it It irpoae ot the D< inn. rat:* to permit no IsflBiatlan at this saaalaa ?as 'on g ?eeu siispe.-trd. Th.it they Wil grplOllg the sen* ?or IntS the summer i?. feared. Their Indention lu both directions Is now prac? tically susceptible of proof. When in the last issf Ion-* t-fision of t ongre*,?, .January -- had c? tOUt of the thlr.fon big ap Proprlation bills had bean ?vised by the HoiiM sud tWO bx the Senat", While txvo ?mere rxore <*n ttic HetlSS calendar awaiting delation. This session i.ot one has I n,.. House, only one has been re i? r of Columbia bill, ai??i it |U bean delated for fourto? ?? ?ay.?. While g dally inore obvious that the i ?, ? . ,,t int. nri to permit any lov lal l?gislation to bs pa.*-?*? <i. It hi enual |) obvious thai they have no capacity for ?onsi rue live Isglslatlan, ibal thay cannot ..| ih' ir own forcis or Curtail the flood which is ?leiayin,' Hie pass?t? I |. of Columbia bill, for ?H sisiit-e, and II I? quite posslols that they X.ni i>. unable i? complet.* 'bur work by tl.e liait i C national <on\;ntions meet, , || the) xx i h i" The ?ast timo the ? l'un ol ot .ho llout-e ti?, ? ' owtd much greater ability in the approprlstion Dliis Per ex? ample, h? January ?. Ott, r-,e Hous.* ha'i ?1 tvxo of ? propriation bllto. and another *\h.s passed on ?faauarj -*?? tuet year ?"onsrese s'ljourncl on June II. The reporting of the steel bill to-tlay proves that the Democratic lead?*XB still b?-licve sn "put til? President in S hole..' by Banding him tariff bills he cannot approve, ??luis their failure in ras* u WaoJ bill in secordan ?* with the SnOlnfl Of the Tariff Board nuk?- evident the iiit-inctrliv of1 thrlr vaunted desire to reluve the eon- | aumers of tariff extortion. -\ wool bill ; framed m accordante with the report of the Tanli* Boaud would bo c<rtain to pass the Senate promptly and would In approved by . lhaj I'rf.sid.i.t Buch .1 measure would af? ford relief to millions <.f onsumer., ami d reflect ?edit on Cangress, but the f*ar that it might also reflect eicdlt on the administration Is all suflicient to impel the Democrat.*? to BacrlSc? Um ooasumer? to their own pobucal ambitions. Tho dire pie.?-pert of a prolonged do-nothiiiR and van i y expsaalYt. sessiou is the oooastoa of much discouragement to thoje who take Seriously their responsibilities as members cf ?'orja-rcss. for home CONSUMPTION.?Obsenreri sf things political in the national capital ?vxere surprised to bear this morning tb.-.t "Taft besd?|ust'ters" were to be opened im? mediately In WsaShlngton and were to be under the Immediate supervision of Sena? tors Pen rose, Snoot and Crane, while it **as probable that either the Poatmaatcr ? rral or Secretary Dille?, would resign b?- fon to take charge Of them. There xvas ? rabie Ism surprise hawseer, when it fxas learned that these things bad M foun? dation in fact, sn?l ih.it the story had been giren out for its political effect on Penn ey'veata'a politic?. The advisability of M. Bill KFHED Ways and Means Committee Approves It by Party Vote. ATTACKED BY REPUBLICANS Minority Members Denounce Un? derwood Measure as Crude, 111 Considered and Hastily Drawn. m The Tribuna? Bureau. ; Washington, Jan it?.?Declining to axx-,?it the r? pot5! of the Tariff Hoard on the steel industry and plainly Indicating that the 1ty will disregard the raport of the board ?>u wool, the Dem?>cratl?' members of the Ways and Means Committee to-day r*puit..| to the House the I'nderwood steel bill, indiscriminately reducing the existing duties. i'cpuhliesn members of ,he eommPtee voted unanimously against the bill and urged that steel ?evision should await In? vestigation by the Tariff Hoard, Which is now ready to gather information relating to Schedule ?'. Tho House to-morrow will begin consideration of the first <>f the half baked tariff bills of the sear-dun. Representative Payne, ebsenring that the ?Democrats were obdurate in their political revision plans, moved that a sub-committee be appointed to begin w?rrk Of* a wool bill to be drafted ??loi'K the lines indicated m the Paged of the Tariff Hoard oti .Schedule K The motion xxas promptly voted down by the Democratic majority. "The aetfon of the majority to-day,'' said r?<|i?-seiitative lordnex, - means that the fagort of the T.iriff Hoard on wool is to be east Mid? by th? Democrats and that we luxe ?A,?: ted money In ???lleetlng these scl cntilir- d.rta, for it txili not be net ?t by the maiei H y " In the minority rej?"? t on tne steel schsd ?lie, it ip suggested that the Democrats pre? fer to go ahead with the pending bill, ?Aithout awaiting a report by the Tarin atoar?!, because its report on wool lias ?I? * Bar?trated th?- "abaurdlty" <?f the wool Uli B? IM* tBSmBts. In voting against the report of th? bill the seven Republican member? of th?? IVa* s and Means ?'omtuitte presented I be folio**. Ing pertinent reasons why the Demo? cratic measure should not be reponed and enacted into Is**? : It Is framed without,anx hearings, without ?nv new evidence and Iihs n?. substsntial basts of ascertained faeit to stand upon. 1? is in no ?Art* 'ustlfteg by the very fun bearings taKrn thie. ynsrs ag.i before ?? full committ*?, with full llbertx to ? r?isr ?xamlne every wltne.sf who appeared. Schedule C was levistd in August, 1909,( Opening Taft hrado.nr.rra In IVat-hm*'"" has long been dlr.-ns-ed. but the pro.'*" I, ,?. aaarar a head than it **** **'* montha age, ?er la Itere tin- slightest Hke ll!ir.?>.| that Situ?t Mr. Hlt-h.-ock or Mr lidies WOUW t.ikc- charge of thcttt !f ih*t xscro established H U highly probable moreover, that If Buch headquarters wem ? to he established here Ml? Taft would be oenaultad, and he has aol ?*? taken into the confidence of Banaler }'<! ro?c. tabo is credited with being the author of tbia moniiiig' .-tory. Thai thera la Deed for aomr organisation to ?are for th<* PO UU-cal intsraata of tha resident is an ac? knowledged fact, bol it la also tftM that tha tack of (hi?ling Joel Iba right man to take chargi of ii if far fiom an easy one MIMOVM rni.iTK'S?it la remara?? i j Republicana erbe aw fiwlHar with ten dltlona in Missouri, and eapeclally Mi f5' Louis, thai lbs a?-tMn of the ?Ity Republi ? an committee lias not ha?l the effect of lit* ducing a single newspaper to coma " " ssainsl Presfdenl Tafl or to support the ? itv committee Furthermore, it is emphat? ically denied thai ('ova nor Hagle) accu? rately representa the aantlmenl of the ateta ?hen hi d?acrlbea it as mera favorable to colonel Roosevelt than to the President To ?he activity of Ormsby Mcllarg la at trlbUted the r.-tlon of the city conm As for the Governor, his course I.? n?*>t so essily explained, bui it la insisted by Re? publicans who ate familial with conditions throughout the state th.it those who think Ifleeour! stands again-1 Taft Will ht iin.le c?i\e?1 when th.- \..ics for del?gales to Chicago ronie to be counted. NO WBDpINCI ?ARMENT-Member? of the diplomatic corps of sufficient rank to dare .io!>o with an ambassador are having no little ft:n at Ce expense of th.- new Russian Ambassador. The giieM*- at the dinner *civ,ii recently Ity the Pi esirt.-nt Hlid Mrs. 'iaft In honor of the diplomat!?* corpa were greatly surprised to note (he tlm* set for the dinner ?lipping by with no indie.? ii"n ol the ,-;r.pe.?ranee of the host?. Three ? re of an hour passed with no ex plani'tion, and -?peculation a-- to the muss of the delay was life, son..- of the puesta fearing that something serioua had hap? pened to delay their hosts. Just as the great clock In the corridor Struck the thud quarter, however, the Russian smbassador appeared, and ho wa.? Immediately followed by the President and Mrs. '("aft No ex? planaren was offered, and the jmrty wept In to dinner, but the joke was too good to keen, and it has now leaked out. It appears that when the diplomatic gueate were assembling Mr. BakhlMteff appeared, but be had on no wedding garment, >o to speak. He was in ordinary evening drew, while his colleagues were ell resplendent iii their court uniform?. The Ambasaador .?ne piaiKi- at the gold-embroidered r; nun! of hit colleagues and fled hastily. 11? had I" rush home and chante into court end, with characteristic court-eay, the President and Mrs Tafl refrained from an appearance, which would nave |?iac??i him in ;i position of much embarrassment.j id. thev chose the alternative of per? mitting their guests to think they we?e at fault. Q ?1. II. 'upon a careful study of the evidence be? lore th<* committee, and a heavy cul was ma.I<* in the duties. In response to a wide popular d? Congress, by the vote of both parties, su? thorlsed the pr?sent Tariff Board hy sp? prop iatlng funds therefor This board ia fully equipped and ready to undertake the t.isk of ?lathering information upon B? I ted? ule C. The committee has adopted the ad va? le, ?in system of dunes on every item <>f i ni?- c. This aystem has been con? <iemne?i by every United Btatea Becretsry <>f th. Treasury except Walker, and has i l-eeii Universally discredited by the great commercial nations. For details as t?. the ! iii-ject of thp system we refei t?. the unan? Nwerable argument of the Tariff Board In ; tli.- woollen schedule report | This bill deals with "metate and manu . factures thereof." In the magnitude of the -three distinct Industriel which pro duce articles su. h as ?ne embraced In this schedule it overshadow? all other ached il?es In the tariff law. In the <?? naua <>f 1906 they found in this ?-ouiiii . ti.uo* estab? lishments engaged in tin* manufartun of the article? i-overed In this schedule, with .? total capital invested of $3.157.388, ">29, '*iii ploylng 1,171.824 wage earners; receiving and with an annual product of 13.130,253,190. The census of 910 not >? t tabul?t? ?I. will show a larg? In? orease h, the enormoua buslneea of prob? ably more than 25 per cent Buch Ind are entitled t.. fair and just treatment on the par: of Congress. The Msjority Report. Th?- majority report say.?-* thai the pin rates on steel and iron. Which are ::?i to ?"?" per cent lower than existing duties, hi? made on a tariff-for-r.-venn,. hasis, ami that it has been demonstrated that the steel Industry here ran meet all competition wit nom the Bid of protective duties, end adds: a survey ?-?r the iron and st?eel Industrj show? convincingly that it ha*-* reached a position ?if such sttrangth and Inde pendenei thai the Industrj does not need the hfiping hand ?.f tue governmnnl In order io stand In ? omi>< tition with foreign ?ountrii-s. The committee feel? warranted in reeem* mending thai the duties !>,? placed upon s distinctly revenue basla Th?- report declares lhat the rate- should be made low enough t?. permit potential ".inpetltion from Imports for the Ml natural and proper regalatlon of domeatl? pri'is, and closes as follows: It is b?-11?-ved that the rat?- providl ?I f??r m this bill are competitive and if enacted would effect ;i substantial eronomy to I ? poople greatly disproportionate In Its a?i vantages to the small apparent lot revenue, The tariff revtstoa debate will begin i?? morrow, when Representative A. Mitchell Palmer, of Penneylvaida, will open the ar? gument in fav?n- of the steel bill. lollowing the passage of the sieel bill the Wa-.s and Means Committee will Intro? duce the chemical end then the sugar schedule-. Roth ar<? nearlv ready foi ? Democratic rau-cua. The cotton scbednt? win be laken up next. I batrtnaa l'nder wood tstlmat-es thai these will be all that ?an be bandied at this session, but if there is time for moio th? agricultural acheduhj ? will be considered. Matfr?soiL Silent Sixr i r uitt f$r TES **ih* y?t tha'bsstf ott a-**?*? n Hmlir? ?eii.nlel?, *p a. lall? nf eonjpment, e??T riding. liiilirloiiK BruadwaT at ?'.'nd stre-M. I'll.- IMBOPIMF.NT or A?T IN TONE THE FRANCIS BACON PIANOS ESTABLISHED 1789. fleten Bshibitieo Room* 505 5th Avenue, Room 505 ri \.u: PIANO* A M rit M TV. KNOX GIVES VOUCHERS Shows Champlain Celebration Expenses Were Proper. A -SCANDAL" EXPLODED Secretary Explains Bills, but Says Payments Should Not Have Been Made from Emergency Fund. [PretSI th? Trll.nn? Bur'mi ' "tvashlncton. .Ian. I'.",. The scandal-hunt fog Perno? rats InvestlpalhiB the Stsle I >e. partition! met with another ilsaa-pointm-Snl to-day when Secretaiy Kin\, with the ?mi? sent if the president, cheerfully furnished to the Demefiatln lavaetlgatera the vouch? ers enverlnir the expenses lnciifred hv this country In connection with the tereenten? nial celehratlon of the dis?.n cry of Lake < 'hamplalii. When Secretary Kimt was s ?hrrcna?-?! Tueaday he declined to futnish the vouch? ers beeauf tka expenditures w<-re made from the SmOfgOacy fund Of the State De? pertinent. The law provides that only the President mav make public expenditures* fi? m this futi'l. l"!t this did HOI prevent the House committee from !>??? .?mlnir peevish at ti??* declination of secretar* Knez. Tha Scretarv agreed to bring the matter t?i n.<* attention of ti ?? Praatdent, a I o ?ire* ici the production of lha vouchera f??r ihe edl? im.pii?''i of the House ?ommlttei The vouchen ahoe> that the $:*'V'"'? . ?? propi1a;l?.n was accounted (>>r h ofTi.-ers commlsslonen n.id other partici? pants in the t^'V?* ?*) a.? plain celebration lof 190*? The bill paid to th? l?afee Cham ?plain Hotel was mote than It.OOO, Hilda amount ??.verm*; the hills of the It* Am. ; j ???an gueata aii'i the coal ?>f two dinners ! One Item cover-ed excess fare for five mem- | hers of the n -?? Yotrk begi lalure urhoj missed their train. A moni ,?-*'' In? IdentaJa , are listed mineral weter, flowers, t. ,c-1 phone.?. ]|\, i . and lunch? ont Se, letary KnOX, referring to n? ... I chancea he has made In the bookkeeptns methoda ??f tin- state Department, frankly declare.I that the expens? cbrs ti"n should nol i ave i>? en ? aval "i : emerfency fund, aa Confi?es t.a?i : rallv ?fiproprlate?! 120,004 for the i in writing: to the Presldeni Ml Knox sa,?I: In my judgment It was Improper to cover th?- amount under Section 2*1, and there was not sufficient res <>n t?. lyake .? certifi? cate t?. th.- ? fr".???? ti.it -,t was ii??i sdvlas ble to specify the mrpooes f"r which the money was expended. The mon?*?) ?..?? appropriated t?.r th>* exp?enS(M Of the pro? posed celebration, and what n wss neces? sary for the St.ite Department to sscertsln was wli'ther. us a fact, that am?, nil of expenditure had keen lncurr?dd when .?-?-..i.?i.-r t..lie,i t., materialise, the committee seised on the tact the1 ihe money had i?en eccounted foi by two com? missioners, Governor G-eorge H Prouty, of Vermont, and W C Witherl.ee of Ne?.?, York. Chairmen Manuln san! he diaap? proved the id?ta of turning the appropris tion ovei t?> the stat?? Commiaalonera for r. counting, and his .ommtttee would "in? vestigate*' this. S?-. telar. KnOX, In response to the Sonata Foreign Relations Committee's reouesl for information concerning tin- recen! sending of Ameriesn troops to China, made h n port to the sub.? omnilttee to.l.i-, ?-aytiiKi the Praatdenl had acted under the rights tr?nte?! bv the protocol of INI The <<>m mitiee. probably on iVedneeday. w,n take up Benator HI1 rh? o< ,. resolution, In whl h he contended thai President Taft had no right, without author!) of Congness or by treaty, to order troops to China unless there wss an emergency requiring pr?t?e* Hon of American rights and property. Ml Hitchcock will address the Senate on the subject after the committee reporta PwAINEY REPEATS OLD CHARGE Declares Panama Revolution Was "Fo? mented" in W. N. Cromwell's Office. Washington. .Ian :.'. Anirrh an Intereel with the knowledge end co operation of the state Department? "fomented" the -revolution of nil in Colombia which t? sniied in the Independence ?>f Panama, a? cording to Representative H-snry T Ratney, of Illinois. Who wa heerd ! Forelga Affair: Committee to-day, The committee began beartnga on Mi Ralney's reao)utlon for an inquiry into th? taking of the Panama ?anal strip by tha l'nile'l Stair.*.*. Mr. lialnev said: I propose to shOW In thla h.-arlnc that the de? lnralif.li of independeni-c ,if Panama va- prepar-ed In N?*?** *> oi k In Ihe ,.fn? <? of William Nelson Cromwell and thai No vember '?'?. BAA, was the dste agreed upon for the heclnnin? <>f the revolution in < ototnbia. Our contention is that the pari the Today? The Annual Disposal of GLOVES 7>366 Pairs for Men, Women, Children. Which Were Priced in This Store at $8,23 1, Will Be Disposed of at $4,786 Last year we liad 9,520 pairs to ?sell; tliis year, owing to greater volume of business and possibly more careful handling, we have only 7,866 meaning 2,200 fewer pairs to offer our customers at tliese onec-in-a-ycar's rates. So We suggest that all who wish any ot' these gloves conic early. Every Qlove is a Wanamaker Glove This disposal is actually what the name indicates a dis? posal of all broken sizes, all slightly soiled or handled gloves. all st\ les which will he changed another season, and therefore arc not to he duplicated. Every Glove Is Perfect in make, lit and quality of skil Expert service will ht* assistants in the regular glen counters. Women's Gloves. $1 pair, were $1.25 to $3.50. 1.546 pairs, long and ->hoit Rloves, glace, suede, overseam. pique. $1.25 pair, were $3.75 to $4.25 01 pairs, long gloves, glace or suc.ie. small sizes. $2 pair, were $2.25 to $4. 117 pairs, lined gloves. $2.50 pair, were $5. 25 pairs, fur hncd gloves. $3 pair, were $4 32 pairs. 12-but ton length, fleece-lined ?ape gloves. Main ,!r,.-,r, < M?I Building 10c pair, were 25c and 35c. 92 pairs, lisle, chamois lisle and silk gloves. 35c pan. weie 50c and 65c. 380 pairs, glace, overseam, lisle, chamois lisle and silk gloves. isOc pair, were 75c to $1.20. 2.250 pairs, glace, suede overseam. pique and cape. S?ll*' I ?''! Building, given bv experienced glove c sections and at the special Men's Gloves 50c pair, were 7.*;c to $1. 214 pairs, cape gloves and buckskin gauntlets. $1 pair, were $1.25 to $2. 249 pairs, wool and cape gloves. $2 pair, were $2.25 to $3.25. 179 pairs, lined gloves. $3 pair, were $3.25 t ? $6.50. 66 pairs, fur-lined gloves. Burlington An a?1?* floor, \>w KMr. 10c pair, were 25c. 1,657 pairs cot? ton gloves, olive drab color. Subwa j floor, ' Md Building, Children's Gloves $2 pair, were $2.50 and $3. 5 pairs, fur gloves. Main floor, ? Md Building. 10c pair, were 25c. 54 pairs, wool. 25c pair, were 35c and 50c. 221 pairs, wool gloves and cape gauntlets. 50?: pair, were $1. 188 pairs, boys' cape gloves. Subwaj floor, ? Md Building. Best ?Men's News We Have Had in a Long While Men's Shirts 2,700 $1.50, $2 and $2.50 Grades at 95c Product of a manufacturer who imports the best French and English shirtings and whose own mills make and dye all other than imported fabrics used in his shirts. More than one retailing house has been seeking his season overplus, but by good fortune it has come to ns. Our friends shall reap a bounteous benefit. Finest of percales in pleated-bosom shirts ; imported madras in plain-bosom shirts, in soft shirts, mercerized fabrics and corded cheviots, some silk-striped. We are conservative in fixing actual values at $1.50, $2 and $2.50. And the best of it is. there is approximately an equal number of each value Beginning this morning?95c. Burlington Arcade floor, New Building. The Motor Apparel Shops in the Burlington Arcade Begin This Morning an extraordinary Distribution of London-Made Coats and Ulsters Some Lined with Fleece, Some with Leother For Outdoor Men or Women Garments as thoroughly English as the banks of the Thames. Not to be confused with the imitations with which American manufacturers have flooded the land. Our exclusive importations. Hiirliii.ctoii Airadc floor, New Building. Because we arc merchants not bankers of mer? chandise we announce for today, in face of the fact thftl prices of skins show from ."iO to 8."> per cent, advance an<] are still soaring. The Closing Disposal at Lessened Prices of Rich Fur Sets Com prising All That Remain of What Has Been Called "the Most Complete and Beautiful Collection of Fourrures de Luxe Shown This Season"? Fur S.ilon-, Second fl.??"?r, Old Building. JOHN WANAMAKER Formerly A. T. Stewart & Co., Broadway, Fourth Avenue, Lighth to Tenth Street. i nlt?*'i States playe? for* moothi pria** to Uii?. ??? \??|iiii.?ir i .1 ?an th? hlatoi of Mil?? ?*'?\ ? i nur. nl iili'l * 11 ;* r **. e RhoUld in?k** luMii?* irnaiiririi reparation lo Colom? bia for III' fl-al)?*?*'* l|?rll' i ? I The ?onimlti'?* ?.1|.?iirni*'l aiihoni acttOtl until rcil ????*<?*. FEARS FOREIGN SHIP TRUST Another Canal Toll Hearing? Advance in Freight Rates. WMhlnfftM, ?inn -'?'' Tii?* uithnat? trol of ?all ?-iilppiii?* through H??? Panama ?.'aiidl by th? forrlaii "ehipptng tl lal " ?*..'li <hief b(*ii#*rn m Mg Alum? .m shlppe xiirli a..** Ihai I nil?*?! Sut?*? H("*l ?otn.??.? llOfl, would result from the .?.lull?-* l"ii ,.r for? ?rii thlpa lo I lia*. A mci iinn rOSStOiS. Irada, gri'iii ?ling to ? ?<*orir?* S I ?r.i rlx'in. ii. lidenl of iii?. Amei le .m Hawaiian Steamship Company, wbo tostlfled again to-day before ihe Houm Committee on la? ? <? ? 'ommeroe, Proteati have boon made i<> ihe war i?? pai i m? i/ ii K. ? i ?. s ? hip proposed a<l \ *ai?. ?? In freight lui.* of tii?* Panama Railroad pany, effective Februar) t The lacrea In th<* r.-itrja ?III rang? fiotj? II ).. c?nl -an*i ?mii particularly affoct shiftmen's Of II M? tnr.il Iron hi,,I \ .at i?a?i?? building 111 ? lor?ala William n Wheeler, ,,f Hi.? Ban Fran 11 ? *. chamber of Commerce, arrived hero to-day io presen! to ? i?-** Presiden! nn?l ihe Becretarj of War u protest fion, the P cille ?'oast, a suipen km of th? pr.i advaaca in ratas i sought, and in?? m-r.? nmy he carried to Congress, San ["r.?ni*i.'< .i i? partloutarly int?*?-?" t??i in ih?* propoasd advaaco <>n baUdlng ma*? rial. beeOUM of tho ?on.'lriKtlon of t *?, buildlnc-i f.ir tlio PaMIRI I IPO ItaTffl. SUNDAY'S NEW-YORK TRIBUNE Mailed anywhere in the United States fee $2.50 a year. III. S. TO BUILD TROY DAM State Agrees to Refer Powei Question to the Courts. IKioiu II.?- : * ? ,? WTaahington, .Ian. :'? Beeretan of wai Btlmaoa, in a letter io ? i i ? -. ol Nee Y(tM*k, has taken .? Brm stand for th? roiMti ctlon <?f the neu io?*k end dam ! project In the Hudson Rlv? t . t Ti ? provided foi by Congress, In Ihe face <>l opposition i?y He Sea % ??t K Btate author! ; 11? - Th?* s? c-retsr; ha direct? ?I th- en . Rineei ? ..i p .?i ii,c arm] t?? pro-c? ?i at I ?ui?*e wit h t hi w o: k '"ill ??n .?n opinion given b] th? Mto ? r-- tien eral holding thai lb? NOW York went heron?! their rights in re ? uklni ti." abandonment of the project and in ml? gi "tiiirt io obtain , ? of the water rlghta which have been held by Con gr< to belong lo lha federel government. Bocretery Btlmaon'a lettei wea written following h ??.uferen. ?? on the subject with Governor lux in Nee >?rk leal Bat snd wuh Alt?me] tienerel Carmody sod ,->t.ii<* Pngiiici i Ben ? i In ? lwa>. Mi. Btimsoii .?? a thai V Carmedy told lilm the state disclaimed anj power tn prevent the United Blatas from making ihe Improvement ?? ?n?*. luclud big the building of dam and lo-cks, foi which Congress npproprlHted ti,3^,000 Mi *<n inod> hei?i however, thai the atate rlslnicd the right lo auv surplus ?ate power whi.-h tuigiit he created by such Improvement, Mr. Carmody agreed t?. the federal govern me-it proi-eedlng und?-r the law, having the question of owner.-hip of tho water power to be deiei mined later hv th.? courts, it being andoratood that tiie state ?iocs nm wsive lis claim of ownership in auch power Boeretsry gtlmoon agreed lo this, ai though ho believes ?he Untied dialer*, win be declared the owner of all Ihe water I power. Hut in eise th* power ? h"iild be more than sufficient to p.iv reasonable in ? ?ar-t'l "-inkiiiK fiu.it charges on th<* ex pendlture he would not object to the i nitr.i Btatei colloctlng and turning tttat any surplus to the state, The engtaaec"* tu ??? of the project have advi-aa-d him. however, thai there t\tn not bs ? surplus. retar) Btlmson writes to Oovernor Ws thai for t?-n years New York State has 'bren iirr-.m?-. Ihr* t "nit. <i Slat- I to undertak.? thia Improvemeni ? ? a pait Of 'he New \., k State bHi*ge ?-anal system. Ho iioids thai portion oi ih? Hudson is admit I tedly h navigable stream and under federt! "and national appropriations fair Its Improvemeni an* Justified because ; oi the national and International .?port? an?.f th?* navigation and commerce [which ??ru be i*-i*n**flted by su. h Improve? nient, o CABINET MEMBERS TO PANAMA _ Fisher and Hitchcock to Inspect Canal at President's Direction. Waahlngtan, .lau. ::> Bo**r?tary ! and Poatmaster Qoneral Httchcock, ti??' only member* of tho Cabinet who ha?.?* not I Vl**4ted tho Paliar?a i'aniil. have hern ?II ? r b) th? Presiden! to make a tour of I inspect ton They **.iil leave here, prob IaMy, about th<* middle ?if CMruary. ?r>n I account of ihr nunieious qtteotlons which I arise at Cabinet meetings ?VhIUi?- with ' ti.hanged commercial r*etattona th?* open in?; ?.f the Panama ?'anal wHi brim*: aboat, I th?* President denlres to have r?.?*??. mem? Ut- of the Cabinet familiar with aflair* ou Un* Latham NEW YORKERS GET 11 YEARS. Toledo, Jan. S Jaah ; Powew and An? ?lre?v IfOehan, ??f New York, both twenty i.\ ?rain old, were ?*a* i? sentenced to eleven and ene?half year?* lmpri*?onmenl In th** i i e*t venu orth, Kan . and * ?? ?? bj I'nlt? .1 State? Judge .lohn M Kllllta to-day, after the? lia?i pleaded gullt? to the joint Indictment of blowing the Pauldlng. Ohio, *->?-i?*ili. ?*? safa on I he tdghl ? *! I '.'.?rrilbor ?.'(. l?*f*J. CREDIT MEN AT DINNER Plan to End Reign of Rogues in Business World. Almost five hundred members of tha Haw York Oodlt Men's Asso-faMon. tepre-entin, that many houses in all lm?-- ?*>f tr?*t In this city, lathered tor th? annual mattafl ?nd ?lliiner in the Hotel Autor last night. The meeting was sd lawyer* They suggested plain tur 11 . ?I Im provemenl of th? mcthofis o'f t:,m<.i tlm buainesa Crank s Flagg ? * of tie a ?oclntion. *\a? in i-ltarg.? of the meeliSl and afterward tta? toaetma a ? dt*. lier. At the -peakci- iai.?c were A 11 AW sud? . secretary of the Beetnces Men's la ? i? Istlen S Hot? 1er, of WeHii (tea, Bears ,*-. Co.: P*rederick W. Pullo, i esi.lent of the Kepi liable Trust ?*f>nip*?ni. \\ r. n. Koelsrh, ssslstanl treaaurer ef the 0 ' iranty Trust Company of New York, Hup;' Gerden Miller, and OeOTge Willlatna end K D Klannery, the itrst and a t wl rlce-preaidr-nta, th? t'redfc Men's a - ??" letton. principal -reskeis were Qeorge W Wllltoid?*. counsel for the ,-is ). iitf.Mi Charles V Uoore tonner Jostle? of Ike Circu?! Court of Virginia, and Robert E treten, editor of "Financial America Mr. Whiteaide made a. strong pisa tor *?? organised . - lOKiie.- \ | '<\-,ill Of I - " wa? .1.*. i.*l?il to form a bureau of inM"*->tig.4 tkhi and proaeentlon, whose duty sImII v> t?. obtain Hit data relating 'o hanknjp* fraudulent debiera ami tsueerepeleaa .?u* tioneer . a LA FOLLETTE'S FRIENDS DESERT. . m sha lai Au oup *?' '*>" Ta ft KspuMtcsns i?>i mei I.-, followers of Beaa? tor l.a I'oiictic. organised a Progr-esalva Republican Clua net* to da: ????'| declgiM for Rooaevell 1er the Presiden? ?. The Most I Over the F Wm Famous Train in the World testful "Water Level Route"