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9a Asp > i tie Urc l Postponement Postnonrment of Coal Coalliml Coalr oat oatIand
r liml Investigation Intll After Presi Presidential prtdrnll1 Prraldentist ¬
dentist Election as a Two of the land MndClaimants landItniant LandClaimants
Claimants Itniant Refused to Contribute Contrlbutothe te tethe t ti
the Republican Campaign Fond FondWASHINGTON FundWA8HINoroN und undWUBJNOTON
WASHINGTON Jan 28 8 Louis R Olavis Olavisformer Olavllform Olavieformer
former form r special agent ag nt of the land office officeind omcepd oncet
t End author of the charge against Sec Secetary 8eeBallinger Secetary
etary Ballinger testified today before beforetae beforetile beforethe
tae BalllngerPinchot investigation that thatMr thatMr thatIir
Mr Ballinger urged him to postpone hi hiInvestigation bls blsesUgatlon hiMveetigation
Investigation of the Cunningham coal coalhad coalland coalland
land cases until after the Presidential Presidentialejection Prealdentlaltlon PresidentialElection
ejection tlon of IDOL The request was made madehowever madeowev madeI
I however owev r after aft r Mr II Ballinger had ceased ceasedlo I
lo o be Commissioner of the General Land LandOffice IandOMce Landonce
Office and while he was a member of the theRepublican theJtepubllcan th thr e
r Republican national campaign commit committee commitTbe ¬
tee The postponement poltpon ment wa 1 asked at a aConference anference aconference
Conference nference in Portland Ore in October Octoberi
1108 i 08 The reason assigned by Mr Bailin Ballinger Bailinlet
1 let according to the witness wltD was thattwo that thattwo thtwo
two wo of the Cunningham coal land claim claimants claimnUl claimante
ants nUl A J C CHenry Henry and I D Smith of ofSeattle ofSeattle of8ettt1e
Seattle bad refused to contribute to the theRepublican thet theepr
epr t If Republican campaign fund because the theGovernment thet theOovernment
t Government was 1 holding up patents to toIfcelr toI toFhelr
Ifcelr elr coal coaleontries entries This wa 1 the moat mostin mostinteresting moatlnI Inv Invtereeting
I teresting I < < eatlng disclosure dacl sure of the day days telt teatlMony t stl stlBony
ts Mony Bony and was called out by questions questionspropounded questionspropounded
propounded r by Representative James of ofKentucky ofEentucky
4 Kentucky KentuckyOlavis EentuckyOlavla KentuckyOlavla
t Olavla was on the witness stand at both bothMeiions bothl bothsessions
sessions l ions of the Investigating Innetl < < allnlt committee committeefoday commltCoday
1 foday He told of numerous differences differenceswith dlllerenceswith differencesfrith
with Mf Ballinger in the Interval during duringwhich durln durlnwhich duringI
I which the present Secretary 8 of the In Inirior Intnor
4 r irior wan wa 1 out of office In 1908 He saidE said saidhat aldthat
E that Mr Ballinger admitted on one coca occaMon oocan cocalien
Mon n that he was attorney for the Oreen Greenfroup OreenlrQup Oreenioup
froup of Alaska Ala ka coal claimant and on onMother onther onf
f Mother ther occasion admitted that the Cun Cunclaimant Cuncllilmnta Cunalagbam
alagbam claimant were in a bad way wayasked wayMd waytied
Md asked Olavis what could be donebo done doneto
to extricate themk them
h I k The nsmnof naaaa of Qufcg OUUeBbelm ab lra also IIIQ cameout came cameout am amWhen
out When the journal of Clarence Cun Cunr
f r BtagaaBi 8 tIaIlamhlch which tllavts obtained d andcopied and andcopied nd ndc
copied c pledwa was introduced in n evidence the thereading tbeI thereading
I reading g of it disclosed a number of ao aokvDwledgmenta aoIp aol2nwledgmenta
kvDwledgmenta Ip owledcm nta for money advanced advancedby
by Danjel Guggenheim for engineering engineeringwork engineeringwork
work on the claims Attorney Brandies Brandiesfor B dl dltor
i for Glavia called attention to a letter letterof
c < of r H H Schwartz chief of field ld agent agentcommenting agenteeo agentscommenting
commenting eo on the Guggenheim entries entriesIt
It a ail i suspicious circumstance circumstancet 1 1I
t In I his testimony Glavis reviewed re1I his hisw His Hisconnection iii
connection with the Alaeka cases cases from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the date he was waupeclally specially assigned to them themin themIi themin
in December 1907 by the then Commis Commissioner CommlaOner Commisstonier ¬
stonier Oner Ballinger until he was ordered offis off offia 011I
ia I 1BOS He had not completed his teati teatirabny teitlbnywhen
4 rabny bnywhen when adjournment wa 1 taken atcloclJ at ft boclok ftoclock
oclock until tomorrow morning morningOUvia morningGlavia
OUvia began his hi testimony by a refsr refsrence reftrOIlce rfrf
f ° elms to events in the summer of 1907 1907He n07lie 1001fie
He talked with United States Attorney AttorneyHoyt Attorneyt
f t t Hoyt h oyt about the auspicious lIusplcio character characterof
1 of the Alaska coal claims Mr Hoyt Hoytadvbed Hoyadrlledhlm Hoytr
r advised adrlledhlm him to go to Secretary Oarfleld Garffetddirect Oarflelddirect Oarfleldf
f direct dir Ct The members of the committee committeesmiled committeeamUtd committeesmiled
smiled when Glavis said that he did not notcteaire notcr
cr cteaire to t go go over over verthe the head of his superior superiorCoBualMloner superiorca superiorj
j 1 CoBualMloner ca lMloDClr Balllnger He wrote to toSchwartz toSchwartz toSchwartx
Schwartz chief of r field agents in the theLand thef
f r Land Office asking uki g permission to come to toWashington toW toWaahington
Washington W ahiDgton and confer with him about aboutthe aboutthe aboutthe
the Alaska cases casesIa castsIn casesr
r In the letter Glavis had expressed nplHledftls nplHledftlsCe his hiscemcem hisconcern
concern Ce Cern over the status of the Alaska Alaskacase Alullecuee Alaskacues
case cues Louis D Brandies attorney for forGlvi forOlvla forGlavin
Glvi pointed out that this letter of ofGift atOlavla ofGlavi
Gift Olavla vis ° had been omitted from the pub published pubHMed pubIfebed ¬
lished correspondence sent to Congress CongressBe ConereBe CongressHe
Be asked the committee to call for It ItQtavla ItOIAllstben ItUlavIe
Qtavla OIAllstben then detailed d tailed the circumstances circumstancesof
of his visit to Washington Waahln ton on November 7 7and 7aaaatalk 7and
and aaaatalk a talk he had with Schwartz hi hli chief chiefHo chieflIeesp chiefHe
Ho lIeesp expressed eaaed fear of a scandal and aald aaldthat aaldth saidthat
that th t rumors rumor were afloat in Seattle that th thS the thecoal theeoIl
S coal eoIl land nd claim clal in Alaska were not to tobe tobe tobe
be Investigated Inveettg ted further but were to bepatented be bepatented bepateotad
patented patentedAfter pateotadAfter patentedAfter
After hi his Interview with Schwart tb tbwltaeta tbi the thewitness
i witness wall sent for almost immd immediately ately
by Commissioner Ballinger Ola OIula vis ° said aaldthat Iii Iiit
t e that the Commissioner Commill loner promptly put himIn him himi himiD
i in charge of the Alaska osea oseaHe cueIIHe caaeeHe
He told me he wanted a thorough In Investigation Inf Inv Invveetigation ¬
f vestigation tlllti Uon and he didnt want any of ofhi ofhts
1 hi hIa friend spared llparedaald said he heDid heI heDid
I Did he mention any names of hi hifriend hij hie hieend
j friend friendHe trlendlBementJoned M end
w He mentioned the names nam of B C CHenry
t r Henry H nrind and C J Smith of Spokane re replied ref rer ¬
r f plied Glavis GlavisFollowing Olafiat OlavleFollowing
t Following his return to Seattle to beginhie begin beginhis beginhis
his thorough Investigation directed by
Commissioner Co Jmlaeloner Ballinger the attorney
for r r Olavis emphasized tbe action of the theLand theLa
k < Land La randomoe Office ordering o erppg the thecunnlngbamland thecunnlngbamlandI Cunningham land
1 claims bu to the thenolear clear list which the witnees wit wltness witDeM
I ness explained meant that no further In tnvestigation InI
i vestigation VMtf atlon of them wo necessary neoe Mry Thus ThlorderwamadeonDecember20l907lnthe ThleOtderwas Thusorderwas
I Otderwas orderwamadeonDecember20l907lnthe orderwamadeonDecember20l907lnthecame made 00 December Dscember2e10o7 2811107 In the theme
I came me month and within two weeks after afterGlavlss afterGlavla rterGIaVLaI
Glavlss s orders to Investigate InvestigateAlthough InvMtlgateAlthough investigateAlthough
Although the clear list order wa 1 made madeon
on December 28 2 Olavis was not n6tlfld nOtittedmtll n6tlfldofitll n6t1f14dUBtll
ofitll January 7 when a letter wa 1 written writtento
to him which whl should bar reached him a aweek aweek
week later but was not actually received receiveda receiveduntilllClIfJral ed edtmtil
a until untilllClIfJral several days da later latert laterThen laterThen
t Then the fact factof of Glavlsa Glansprompt prompt protestacaiDat pro protest protestagainst test testagainst
against the clear ear listing Ilatln by wire wa wabrought W Wbrought wasbrought
brought out Chairman Kelson eleon reminded remindedAttorney remindedAttorney remindedf
f Attorney Brandies that the request of ofGlavis orGlaTls oft
t Glavis waa waapromflly promptly complied with and andthe andthe andthe
the clear listing order was 1 revoked Im Immediately 1mmedlatelr ¬
y mediately but the Attorney Insisted that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the original action In ordering the clear clearlisting dearlisting clearSating
listing was improper In view 1 of order orderto orderato
< y > to Glavis OlavlaThe GlavlaThe
5 The committee took a areoeea > recess at ITit ITitt 12 12P
t P M until 3 oclockfatten oclock oclockMatters oclocklIattel1J
> Matters moved more briskly after tbe tbeL
L joint joint committee Resumed resumed umed it its session sessionn Ion
in n the afternoon fteruoonOIaLa Olavis narrated the theinvestigation th thInvMtigation theInvestigation
investigation he pursued in January
February and March 1908 He took tookdeposition tookdfJpoeltion tookdeposition
deposition at Wallace Idaho and took tookaJBdavita tookI
I aJBdavita davlte of Clarence Cunningham agent agntof agentof aantof
of the Cunningham claim and at that thattime thattime
time secured a copy of Cunninghams Cunninghamsjournal Cunn Cunni4ghamejour gham
journal jour al This showed that a written writtenagreement writtena
I agreement a ment had been entered into a as far farback farback farback
back as 1003 between the entrymen for fora
i a pooling lIng of their interests Int resta after patent patentA
a A AI ° his Investigation investigntioncontinued continued Glavis Glavisfound OlavlW Olavisfound
W found It necessary he raid to protest protestto
to Washington by wire on March 90against so soagainst 10acalnllt
against giving out the report of thespecial the thespecial theIclal
special agent on the claim claimAtked claimsi claimAsked
Asked Alkedwby why he protested the witness wltn wltnsaid witeeessaid witnesssaid
i said that ex exGov Oov M 0 MOON one of ofthe ottheclalmanta ofthe
the theclalmanta claimant had told him in Seattle Seattlethat Beattiethat Seattlethat
that he had talked with Commissioner CommissionerBalllnger CommlMlonerf5 CommiwlonerBalltnger
f5 Balllnger and the latter told him thatGlavie that thatGlavis thatOIavls
Glavis s protest was the only obstacle In Inthe
1 the way of the issuance of the patent patentAt patentAt patentAt
At that poini Clarence a letter was as Introduced Introducedwritten rntroduOfldwritten Introduoedwritten
written by Clamnoe Cunningham to the thel
Land Agent at Juneau saying that the thechief thechief thechief
l chief had furnished t fty lahed him with copies copl of ofall otl ofeU
all U correspondence oorrelpon nce and information that thathad thathad thathad
l had passed pa eed with special agents relating relaUn relaUnto
to the claim Glavis explained that the theregulations thererulaUonl theregulations
regulations of the Department Department forbidthe forbid forbidthegiving torbldf
f thegiving th the giving out of such Information InformationThe lrilormatlonQueatlon
9r The question of the Identity Identlt of the tbechief thec
I chief c er otthe of the Department was 1 na1ry finally settled
by Representative McCall who ho found In Inthe Intb inthis
the tb this context the name of Commissioner CommJ Commissionerf r
f Balllnger a as the person referred to a athe as asthe aethe
the chief chiefAfter chleft
t After Mr Ballinger ceased ceaII d to be Land
Commissioner Glavis called on him at atSeattle ato atf atIn
Seattle o In talking over the cam with wither
bis f former to er chief Glavia told him of sen senattooal sentestimony
attooal 1 testimony te8timoD involving two men menHe
alts He aid the former official otncbla speaking a aa u um
a private cUiten warned him hi m = against againstmaokraJdng a ut eatmnokraking
maokraJdng saying Tinz there therhM therhMt had already l
been too much of that th b thing
t Ia isub a Buheequent seqn seqne U e Ot laterrieir n w Mr Bal
Iiqw 11 Mrg MrgBal Bdtie
It ± t r rcIth Ita Itagaud
gaud cIth that Jlr Balbagwr errs
Unuedtoact tinued to act as atsorn attorney for fortb tb tile G GOroup OnmJ OnmJGroup OreeqI
I Oroup until be watered the Cabinet and andthen aadtben an
then hi his nephew Jaok Balllncer BalUn r succeeded succeededhim qucoeededhim ooeededhim
him a as their Attorney AttorneyGlavis 4ttomeyOIavia dttorneyOlavis
Glavis went to Alaska to Investigate InvestigateIn
In July and nd August After hi his return returnha returnJuJ
ha discussed with BaUinger the Cunning Cunningham ¬
ham cases At Atone one of these conferences conferencesin
in Portland Ore Mr Balllnger admitted admittedto dmlttedto
to the witness that the Cunningham Cunninghamclaimant Cunnlnahamclalmanta Cunninghamolalmanta
claimant were In a bad way f fl1d nd askedhim eked aakedhim ekedhim
him what he would wouldsuggest augjjest as a away awayout a awayout a aout
out of the difficulty Ulavla advised advisedvoluntary advisedvoluntary advisedvoluntary
voluntary relinquishment and a renting refilingby
by friendly Interest IntareataRepre InterestsReprsentative t
Representative Repre entatlve Denby asked a ked if lhtt this were werenot wuenot werenot
not advising an evasive course cou one that thatmight thatmight thatmight
might be unlawful unlawfulGlavi unlawfulOlavis unlawfulttlavis
Glavi admitted that hi his suggestion was waa wasa
a pretext to get cancellations for much muchof
of the land had been b en withdrawn for forest forestpurpose toreatU forestpurposes
purpose U 1 and could not be reentered reenteredMr
Mr Balllnger declined deoJl ed to accept the sugThe sug suggestion lUgIteatlon ¬
gestion gestionThe IteatlonThe
The name of Guggenheim OU flObeim wa w intro introduced In Introduoed o oduood ¬
duced In evidence by the reading of the thejournal theJournal
journal of Clarence Cunningham In itwere It Itwere Itwere
were several acknowledgment acknowled enta of money moneyreceived moneyreoehfId moneyreceived
received from Daniel Ol Guggenheim genheim on onaccount
account of expenses for engineering engtnqering work workIn workin ark arkIn
In connection with the development of orthe ofthe ofthe
the Cunningham Conan ham claims claimsIn claimIn
In a conference conference In October 1904 Mr MrBalllnger MlrBallinger fr frBallinger
Ballinger urged witness Itne to postpone the thefurther theturther thefurther
further Investigation Inv tltlption of the Alaska cases casesuntil cdeSuntil casesuntil
until after election electionHe
He said Id he was 11I having difficulty in inraising in inraising Inraislnlt
raising campaign n funds said Glavis GlavisHe OIallIHft
He told me that A C Henry Hel1r and C DSmith D DSmith nI
I Smith two wealthy citizens of Seattle Seattleand SeIlUleInd Seattleand
and who ho were Cunningham claimants claimantshid claimanthid
hid been alwaysliberal atwaysllberaoontributors contributors to tothe tothe tothe
the Republican campaign fund but re refused refll6ed refused ¬
fused to give any an more because of thereftan the therefusal therefWII
refusal of the Government to grantpatents grant grantpatent grantpaten
patent to the Alaska claims claimsMr claimsotr olaimsMfr
Mr Killinger was 18 not then in office officesugeoMod ontee8ufllo officesuaosted
sugeoMod 8ufllo tld Senator l1ator Nelson NelsonNo I ISo
So he wa wu connected with the tb campalgn cam campaign ¬
paign fund committee replied Mr Glavis GlavisGlavis 01av18OIavls GlansOlavis
Glavis denied moat emphatically the thecharge thecharge thecharge
charge AttorneyGeneral ickereham ltiokershammade WlckeTllammade ickerehammade
made in hi hla brief to the President that thatGlavis thftOJavls IhntGlans
Glavis had failed to bring the neco n necvnenry necvnenrypapers snry snrypapers lII1rypapelR
papers In th the coal ooalland land cases to the atten attention attetltlonof attention ¬
tion tlonof of the th Federal Grand Jury to secttr secttraction 1It1lraction meolrsaction
action befotethe before bef r the statute tatut of limitations limitationsintervened limltltionInt limitationsintervened
intervened Int rvenod Ho said that he had recom recommended rncommended rocemmended ¬
mended action before forll the Grand > Jury IuryThe JuryThe IvryThe
The local United Unl States Attorney whenthe whenthe when whentbe
the matter wa was called > < to lit his attention attentionmade athmtonmad attentonmade
made exousa for delay that he wee not notcertain notcertain notcertain
certain of ofthe the jurisdiction and wanted wantedto
to communicate with Washington for foradvice tnIadloti foradvice
advice that Commissioner Dennett told toldhim toldhim toldhim
him in July when he urged action that thattbe thatttle thatthe
the claimant would he punloh pllnhhl d u sufn sufnclently sntiiciently m mclently
clently by the cancellation of their claims claimswithout claimswithout claimswithout
without prosecuting them criminally criminallyThen crim nally nallyThen
Then the AttorneyGenerals state BUtement Atatement statement
ment is I ° not true true inquired Mr Brandies Brandiesemphatically Brandiesempba Brandiesemphatically
emphatically empba emphaticallyo tiC Jly
Non No o it ia notrepliod not replied Glavis positively positivelyACQlIT poeithelyACOlllT positivelyACQUIT
Proof Offered < l That Ztaa Ze a Forced Execu Execution RueutlOft Ereuloft ¬
loft tl firece aDd Cannon CannonWASHINOTON Call1lonWAIIBtNnTO CanaanWAeHINDTON
WASHINOTON Jan 28 28The The members membersof
of the courtmartial who were tried in inManagua inMana InManagua
Managua Mana gila for ordering the execution of ofLeroy ofLeroy ofLeroy
Leroy Cannon and leonard Grooe the thetwo thetwo thetwo
two American shot ah < > t at the instance of offormer offormer offormer
former President Zelayu have been ac acquitted acIultted acquitted ¬
quitted A despatch was received at the theState theRmt theState
State Department today saying that thatorders thatordel1J thatorders
orders from President Zelaya were exhibited ex exhibited 81hlblted ¬
hibited showing ehowln that he was responsible responsiblefor repon < ib1e ib1etor
for the executions executionsIt
It ItIII is rumored In Managua the despatch despatchsaid MpatchMid
said that a battle tthl had been fought be between betweeD between ¬
tween th the Estrada and Madriz faction factionNo facUcmlNo
No confirmation is I obtainable however howeverThe howeverThe
The mensenger of the American con consulate consulat consulate ¬
sulate who carries despatches > s between betweenManagua betweenManaWL betweenManagua
Managua and the commander of the theAmerican theAmerican theAiaerioan
American naval force at t Coriato ha habeen has haabeen hasbeen
been threatened several sev ral times In the fast fastfew rutlew feetfew
few days Tbe conductor ona on train trainbetween tratnbetween trainbetween
between Managua Warlll a and Oorinto and ndth ndthcommandante the thecomraandante thecommandant
commandant of oftlte the port portof of Corinto were wereamong wc were wereamong re remon
among mon those who whohaued harassed him Joe Joede Jove JoMde Jovede
de Olivares the American Consul ha hadeclined has haadeclined hasdeclined
declined to allow the naesMager messengerto c8lt to obtain obtaina
a passport from tbe Madriz Government Governmentat
at a such action would constitute constitutetion 1i oon1 reoognition oon1tlon
tion of its sovereignty sovereigntyOF veT8IntyOF
OF TIE FOR 6F OPN V 110 II C KIXO KIXOPresident KIAOPresident 10 10PrffidHU
President Tart May Ila Appoint mm 1M Bart Bartveyor BarLf1or fartveyor
veyor of r ThIs Port PortWASHINGTON PortW PortWasamotox
WASHINGTON W AlW1fOTOIf Jan JnaPre M LPresident President ent Taft Taftit
it t became known today 1 II considering consideringseriously conaidetintserioullly consideringseriously
seriously the th appointment of Gen Ho Horatio Horatio Horatio ¬
ratio O King Iok of Brooklyn 1t111l as Ii Surveyor Surveyorof Rur 10r 10rot
of the Port of New 1 > ew York to succeed IU IUJam Gen GenJames GenJames
James Jam S Clarkaofl II whose term expires expireson
on April t While the President Is not notabsolutely uotabac notabsolutely
absolutely abac > tntely determined < to appoint Gen GenKing OenKID GenKing
King KID It Itw wa was mad known that bewould bewouldlike b he wouldlike Would Wouldlike
like to name the Brooklrn nun Then Thenhave Therahave Therehave
have been many MtnyotherpoialbluuocettBOtII MtnyotherpoialbluuocettBOtIIto other otherpoeelbiesuocessorsto possible successors successorsto
to Gen Cterkaon CJar Clarkeoasuggested stictMted ted from time to totime totime totime
time to the President = t but it can be aid ealdthat aidthat maidthat
that the thecua chaacM of Gen King Kill are far farbrighter farbrigbter farbrighter
brighter at present pre ot than are tho tbooe ° o of any anyother anyother anyother
other man manGen manGon manGen
Gen Kinr was a close personal friend friendof
of former tonaPrealdsnt President RooMVlt RooM and is isfriend i a atried afriend
friend of Mr Taft 80 far a r 1 lalat is kaown Wa he heis be1a heis
is agreeable a ble to Republican leader InNnr InNew In InNetrYork
NetrYork NetrYorkCORPORATION New York YorkCOIlP01UTlO
Conpaale May Ma Beettet d et Frees rr laeeae laeeaermideMd Ineeme IneemeBhldeads ee eeIMTldeadl
rmideMd Prop Fr ether ContpaiiUw ContpaiiUwWASKIXOTON C CoerpaalesWAermtorox paal paalvi
WASKIXOTON vi ASlltJfatOH Jan 28 Attoraeyaen 28UtoraeyGenel1Jl Attoraeyaeneral
eral Wldceroham at the request of 0 Secre Secretary Secretary Secretary ¬
tary of tb the Treasury MnoVeagh has hasrendered h hrendered IIrendered
rendered an a opinion on the quettioa of ofwhether ofwhether ofwhether
whether or not a corporation receiving reoslviagIncome recelYiIi recelYiIiincome receivingincome
Income from another corporation subject aubisbtto aubje t tto
deduct deductthat
to the corporation tax shall deduct ddiictthat deductthat
that income from its it I gross receipt If thenet the thenet thenet
net Income of the corporation C r oration from rromwblClh rromwblClhIt which whichIt
It i is received ha been ton leaatban than I5OOOanc1 I5OOOanc1therefore I5000andtherefore 5000 and andtherefore
therefore not taxable under the law lawI i
I am clearly of tbe opinion Mid th thAttorneyGeneral the theAttomeyGoU0t8I theAttoreyGeneral
AttorneyGeneral that th the dividend re received reIved received ¬
ceived Ived by a corporatlonof a character to towhich towhlcb towhich
which the act applies should be deducted deductedfrom deductedfrom deductedfrom
from It iteroe ltd grow income regardless of the theamount tbeamo1Dt theamount
amount of 0 set income of such dividend dividendpaying dlTldendpaying dividendpaying
paying corporation corporationJlfHS corporation corporationMRS
Eager te t Prove te t a Jury 18 That Me If IfCompetent IICempetClllt IsCompetent
Competent CompetentL
L Laflin Kellogg counsel for Mr MrJulia 11 11Julia MrsJulia
Julia Watte Morris CurUss who inheritedonethird inherited inheritedonethird Inheritedonethird
onethird of th the estate of Mary Jane Pink Pinkney PinkneT Pinkney
ney and who waa 1 recently defeated in inthe Inthe inthe
the Court of Appeal JI all on her action to tohave tobave tohave
have the committee of her property re removed removed removed ¬
moved in this State aaked Supreme SupremeCourt SupremaCourt SupremeCourt
Court Justice Gerard yesterday for a new newinquiry newInquiry newinquiry
inquiry into her sanity nlty and requested a ary ajU ajurttlal
jU jurttlal jurttlalMrs ry trial trialMrs trialMIII
Mrs Curtlss was 1 found to be incom incompetent Inoompet lnacrpotent ¬
potent pet Dt through drink three years yea ago 0 by bythe bythe bythe
the Connecticut courts in which Htate Htateshe MtateIhe ate ateshe
she resided but Mr Kellogg said lei that she sheha Ibebas shebas
bas quit drinking to excess and that she sheIs IheI
Is I ° capable of managing her own property
He said it t was w her right to ask k for a new newinquiry DewInquiry newinquiry
inquiry at any time In order to show showwhether aho ahowbether showwhether
whether or not she had improved He Hedeclared Hedeclared Hedeclared
declared that Mr Curtlss had been com coming COIDInf corning ¬
ing to hi his office nearly every day for formonth forPI formbalhs
month Inf PI nths and that th the only occasion When Whenhe wherolib whenehewuexhilaratedbydrikonthose
waexhllaratedbydrinkon lib he eshllarated by drink 00 those visit visithe visite visiteshe ta taahe
she he wa 1 was accompanied acoom e1 by her son Louis LouisMorrU LoulMorria LouisMorris
Morris who bo he declares 1 is anxious aasl ua toget togetbold toletbold to get getbold
bold of her property and instituted the theproceeding tileprooeedlca theproceedings
proceeding fo o have hvehr hr declared In Incompetent Incompetent incompetent ¬
competent Ha n Mid Id It wa largely largelythrough 1a1Kf17throuch largelythrough
through tbe sons Influence that the themother themother themother
mother drank to eioeeMorgan atoess atoessMorgan etoeuforlan
Morgan J OBrien opposed oppo d the Inquiry Inquirysaying Inquiryaallnar inquirysaying
saying that the question of Mr 101 Ciirtisns Ciirtisnssanity Curti Curtiunit Curtisssunity
sanity unit had already been determined In the thecourt theOOWU theeoorfa
court Justice Gerard reserved decision dec1alonttJ1 decisionFifth decisionFifth
Fifth ttJ1 Aveaae tRtHI Baptists Ba tilt t to Ure ls lIte TemplePJntntt Temple TempleTfe Tftn le leEmuull
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In Fact Thats H1i 11 > loilite odCI IHilnt Vole ote In Inrat toPet 0 0rut
rat Ilrrf lJtcolon on HIP th Free rCe llstH tII Would flouldliars WouldHave Auld Auldave
Have ave Unto D lIumbncUat Humbnc Hot nor tti ttiTariff the theTariff theTariff
Tariff Raise nafr thy b of rounr rounrWASHINGTON Coor1VSIIJHOTON ourteltiVaeRlxoTON
WASHINGTON Jan 28 211Thero There was nn nnocho Inecho anecho
echo of th the tariff d debate t > ate of last summer summerlathe lIummIlL summerlalhe
lathe IlL the Senate today which was prooipitated pro prodpltated preoIpltated
dpltated by Senator Lodge of MUM Massachusetts MUMohusetts Maeaaohusette ¬
chusetts who made a speech on the therelation therelation therelation
relation of the tariff to the high price pricegf pricegffoodstuffs oj ojfoodstuffs qJfoodAtullI
foodstuffs Senator Lodge spoke brieflytaking briefly brieflytakinc brlellytoklo
taking toklo advantage adv ntage of the opportunity to toinsert toInsert toinsert
insert In the record a great volume of offigures otlIaur6a ofpgures6earingon
figures pgures6earingon Gearing t > earlngon on the price of foodstuffs foodstuffsIn
In this and foreign countries countriesSenator countrleSen3tor countriesSenator
Senator Lodge maintained that the thetariff therill thetariff
tariff rill Is t ° responsible for high wages while whilehe whUehe whilehe
he produced figure figures to1 show that the theadvance theadvance theadvance
advance in the price of food products productsIs
Is universal the world over He assorted nssnrtedthat nBS assortedthat rted rtedthat
that the price of foodstuffs I Is n not affected affectedby
by the tariff He referred to tho action actionof
of Congress in placing hides on the free freelist freelilt freelist
list yet the price price of hides has advanced advancedsince ndvancedelnoe advancedsince
since that time timeBy timeBy I
By way of reply Senator Bacon of ofGeorgia otGorJa ofGeorgia
Georgia read the vote on a motion made madeby madebyhlm madebyhim
byhlm by him in the tariff tarl debate for the further furtherreduction furtherreduction furtherreduction
reduction of the duty on beef and meat meatsupplies meatsupplies elt elteuppllell
supplies It wan n 1 solid Republican vote voteagainst vote8plollt voteagainst
against this reduction said Senator Bacon Baconbut Rlconbut Maconbut
but he admitted when the fact was called calledto
to Ills attention by Senator Warren that thatCongress thatConrreM thatCongress
Congress lowered the duty on beef one onehalf onehalf onehalf
half n cant as al compared with the Dingley Dingleyrate Dinleyrateil Dingleyrates
rate rateAnd
And tho fact factthat that we reduced the price priceonehalf pricflonehalt priceoneltalf
onehalf of n 1 cent on beef has failed to toreducn toI toreduce
reduce < the price to the consumer consumeradded conllumeraddell consumoradded
I added Senator Warren WarrenProbably WarrenProbably WarrenProbably
Probably If that reduction had not notlieen 1I0tI
I I been made the present pres nt price of beef would wouldbe
b be still higher replied Senator Bacon BaconSenator BaconSenator BaconSenator
Senator Bacon wanted to know what whatthe wbatt11e whatthe
the Republican majority placed n duty dlUyon dutyon
on beef for if it did not do so for the purpose pur purpose purpoll ¬
pose poll of keeping up UI the price priceI
I do not think the tariff affect the theprice theprice therice
price rice of beef said Senator Lodge il I Ibltlieve
believe believe the packers pa okere are responsible r porulbl for forpresent forp forpresent
present p ent condition at a the result r ult of an anagreement anagreement
agreement entered into by thorn 1 would wouldlike wouldlike wouldlike
1 like to see this th combination reached We Weare Weare Weare
are exporter of beef but the high prices priceshere priceshere priceshere
here result from an artificial combination combinationI
1 would be glad to vote to take the duty dutyoff dutyolr dutyoff
off beef if we could thus reduce tbe price priceMt priceeet priceset
Mt by the packers But whats the use useof tllleof useof
of trying to fool the people about this thismatter thismatter I Imatter
matterWhen matter matterWhen matterWhen
When asked if he did not vote against againstfurther againstfurther againstfurther
further reduction of the dutyon duty on beef beefSenator beefSenator beefSenator
Senator lodge sold he did because it itwas Itso
was perfectly useless mlel to do so He de declared decLued ¬
cLued 4ared thatlhelydid that he hI did not t believe Inbu in lhum hum humbugging humbugglnl humbugging ¬
bu bugging the people peopleSenator peopleSfloator peopleSenator
Senator Senator Lodge wanted to know if Sena Senatoe Senatoe Senatoe
toe Bacon did not vote against a reduction reductionof
of the duty on lumber which question questiongreatly questionInAtly questiongreatly I
greatly amused Republican Senators SenatorsSenator SenatoraSenator SenatorsSenator
Senator Bacon admitted that he had voted votedagainst voteda votedagainst
against a lnst a lower duty on lumber and thatin that thatin thatIn
in doing BO he stood to the principle of a arevenue arevenue arevenue
revenue duty I do not care to go back backto
to that question concluded the Georgia GeorgiaSenator OeorCia8enator GeorgiaSenator
Senator SenatorI
I have discovered put in Senator SenatorLodge SenatorLodge nator natorLodge
Lodge that there is an extreme flexi flexibility tlexlbllity flexibility ¬
bility of a revenue duty which increases increaseswhen Increaeeswhen Increaseswhen
when it reaches to home industry Indultrynator
Senator nator Bailey declared that he com complained complained complained ¬
plained of the low prices that prevlled prevlledin
in tho early e = trlylb BOs and that he did not notIntend DOtIntend actintend
Intend to complain of the high prices now nowHo nowHo nowHo
Ho spoke of the fact that the manufacturera manufac manufacturers manufacturel1J ¬
turers had for years compelledthe com lled the farmers farmersto
to pay high prices for the articles they theyneeded theyn theyneeded
n needed fId In n the cultivation of their farms farmsand fannsand farmsand
and for forth the clothes clQtheathey they wore wornNow woreNow woreNote
Now said Senator nator Bailey these thesecity theieelt7 thereecity
city folk talk of boycotting the farmers farmersproduct tarmeraP1 farmerssots
product P1 ducta sots The boycott ia a dangerous dangerousthing dangeroustblnt dangerousding
thing It the farmer should start a boy boycott boycott boycott ¬
cott in retaliation and refuse to buy DOW DOWclothes newclotheA nowclothes
clothes new shoes and nd new wearing wearingapparel wearinpp wearingapparel
apparel p rel this country would be confront confrontwith confronted confrontedwith confrontedwith
with a most serious situation They can canbetter canbetter anbetter
better do without these tb article than city
folks can do without food supplies suppliesSenator suppliesSenator upplieoSenator
Senator Bailey recalled a prophecy prophecythat proph cT cTtbat
that he made in the tariff debate He Hethen lietben Hethen
then said Congress oDgret18 could not deal with withthe withthe withthe
the trusts by placing raw materials on onthe ontbe onthe
the free list lie lie cited the case of hides hideswhich hideswblch hideswhleh
which were placed on the free ree lilt and andbowed andahowed andshowed
bowed that the price of leather Is higher higherthan hlgbertban higherthan
than It has been for yearSenator years yearsSenator YI4I1JBenator
Senator Carter thought the thewaltolessen thewaltolessenthe way to lessen lessentbe lell8Cotbe
tbe cost of living was for or more city people peoplowho peeplftwho peoplewho
who were struggling for a living to go to totbe totbo tothe
the farms farmsSenator larmaBenator farmsSenator
Senator Bacon read from a table tending tendingto t ndlngto
to show that the peioes of food stuffs are areconsiderably areoonalderabll areconsiderably
considerably higher In Detroit than they theyare tbefTare theyare
are In Windsor a Canadian city across acrossthe acrOMtbe acrossthe
the river riverThese rlVerThe198 riverThese
These figures were ridiculed by Senator SenatorSmith SenatorSmltb SenatorSmith
Smith of Michigan who wbol while he did not notdeny notdeny notden
den deny that prices are higher h gher in Detroit Detroitsala DetroitId Detroitsaid
said Id that wages are also much higher there therethan therethan therethan
than in Winsdor Senator nator Smith recalled recalledthe recalledthe recalledthe
the efforts of Democrats to reduce the thetariff tbetariff thetariff
tariff which he aald resulted re ulted In their being beingswept beingwept beingswept
swept from power but Senator Bacon Bacondeclined BacondecUned Bacondeclined
declined to be led away from a discussion discussionof
of the present situation situationAOAIXST lituationAOAl1ST situationAOA1NST
Rffort rt May Ma Be Made to Repeal peal That ThmtClaote ThatCline ThatClause
Cline of Corporation Tax Law LawWASHINGTON LawW LawWAsHINoT08
WASHINGTON W URINOTON Jan 28 28Defore Before this lee session leeal6n seeab ¬
sion ab a of Congress is ended a determined determinedeffort determinederrort determinedTort
effort may be made to repeal the pub publicity publicity publicity ¬
licity claus of the corporation tax law lawwhich lawwhiCh lawwhich
which has caused much adverse comment commentfrom commentIrom commentfrom
from corporations all over the country count countOf
Of late the office oft ce of the Commissioner of ofInternal ofInternal ofIbternal
Internal Revenue in the Treasury De Department Department Department ¬
partment has received many letters left eomplaininc com compUlnlng comlAlnln
pUlnlng lAlnln of the publicity feature featurewhlch featurewhlchthe which whichthe whichthe
the writer say gives competing cor corporations corporatioDII corporationm ¬
porations an insight Insh ht Into the business bUllln of ofrival ofriala ofrivals
rival which is not just or desirable desirableThese de desirableThese lrable lrableThese
These communications have been beencomlnc beencomlncwith coming comingwith comingwith
with great gre regularity but of late have hareincreased havel11areued havelnoreued
increased In numbers One bill has been beenIntroduced beenintroduced beenntroducedin
Introduced in the House already to strike strikeout IItrikeout strikeout
out the publicity clause Representative RepresentativeCoudrey RepreeentativeCOudrey RepresentativeCoudrey
Coudrey of Missouri is author of the themeasure themeaau themeasure
measure It is possiblethat at it may get a ahearing abearin ahearing
hearing before the end of the session sessionPresident sessionPrtlldmt seealonPresident
President ta t Speak at Trenton TrentonWianTKOTON TuntonWUlRtNOTON TrentonWAentxorox
WianTKOTON Jan 2fPrelldent 2 President Taft Taftha Tartha Tafthas
ha has decided definitely to accept toaQ pt an Invita Invitation Inyltatlcn Inyitation ¬
tion to address the Society of the doom Cincinnati Cinclnnati doomanti ¬
nati at Trenton Trentont N J J on the night of ofFebruary ofVollmary ofFebruary
February 22 Washingtons Washington birthday
The next day the President will go to New NewYork NewYork NewYork
York to visit his brother Henry W Taft TaftOn TaftOn TaftOn
On hi hie way back he will make an address addressbefore addressbefore addressbefore
before the Newark Board of Trade TradeMovement TradeIoumentl TradeMovements
Movement of Naval Vessels VesselsWABHIXOTCW CrudeWaarxoro f > IIell IIellW
WABHIXOTCW W SHINOTON r Jan 28 28The The cruiser cruiserPrairie crulerPrairie cruiserPrairie
Prairie has arrived at Cristobal and the thecruiser tbecruiller thecruiser
cruiser Cleveland at Cavite The Rim Rimboat gunboat tunboat
boat Marietta has sailed from t m BlueQelda BlueQeldafor Blue eldJI eldJIfor
for Cristobal and the collier corer Marcellus Marcellusfrom Marcellusfrom Maroelluafrom
from Newport News for or Charleston CharlestonArmy CharlestonArm CharlestonArmy
Army Arm and TVavy NAY Order OrdertWIIBINOTOH OrderWUBIIIOTOII OrdersWasnrxorolr
WIIBINOTOH Jan IS STIIe The > army orden ordenwere ordenwre orderwere
were liturd today todsySecond lodaycond todaySecond
Second cond Lieut Frederick U Armstrong Philip
pine Scouts to Manila ManlieMajor ManilaMajor 11U1l1aJlajor
Major Dtane C Howard Medical Corps M
Jttrenon assets BarratkaMajor Rana RanaleWr assetsNaJor
leWr Major nArH Alfred I Dradlrr Dradley Irlr Medical Corps from tromLleulCol
Jefferson Barracks c s to PnlllpplnM p division divisionLieutCol dlvlvlohLteuL I
LieutCol LteuL Cot Henry I Raymond llrdlcal l tfM cal al Corn Cornfrom
from Department of 0 Dakota lo Philippines divi division dtvlsloe ¬
too sionCap Cap apt Robert C Tx rolln > tn Medical Corps Cor from
United State Military Academy lo Philippines Philippinesdivision PblllpplntSdlvllon Philippinesdlvtslon
division divisionUral dlvllonnoIIJul dlvtslonHest
Ural noIIJul U fleut ut Howard It 1IJohnnQ John nn llKllcjil Corps Corpsoo
oo arrival at aJin San Francisco to Port McDowell McDowellFirst McDowellFin McDowellIlret
First Lien < > I Arthur C Chrhtle on arrival at
San Francltco < o lo Columbus Barrack BarrackFirst BarrackFlr flarrackFirst
First Lk 1krtrt > it n D4raard raard s fio Ooslln ilo to Went Point PointFirst PointP I IF
First Flr
First F 1111 Lieut LI Hyman man tl Cohan CObe1 Medical Reserve
Cores Cor s from You ftaumaa 1IOd to Philippines dlrlJlon dlrlJlonTbesJ 41ltI0llTtI dirleloTneas °
TbesJ TtI nary 11I17 orders were were tMued tMuedComauoder IHufdCom8landu buedCommeader
Comauoder W W0 a lotan 1 ran tram fr m Boston yard
lo command the Ih Mayflower MayflowerCommander IlaclowerCoallClU MsydowerCoeamaader
Commander T Snowtlen from fromylower comment of u IU txosd
Uar ylower 1t0 > ow r to Board set et oMupeeUoa o J oepeewoacomment cJ > teWOD aad 8IId3Urv Sumy rves of ofCaitB o
lvass W 1a1OII D 0 0Iltllt 0bra
CaitB Iltllt bra BL w J o3oIltOIlll Jacobs tram the 8 Indian to < Hlle the tae3eutm
Souttt Carolina I
I 11 o crT IIili jJ t
lie HtcJIcatrs Rldt ol the Report That He If to teTake toTake toTake
Take Part art In New York Politics PoliticsWaSHWarex PoIltlctW6SHJHOreN Poll tlci tlciWAeniNarcN
WaSHWarex Jan 38 23Vlaltors Visitor at the theWhite theWhite theWhite
White House who asked President Taft Tnfttoday Tafttoday Tafttoday
today about abo t the > report that he was w to totake totake totake
take an active part In n New York politics politicsand polltlcaand politicsand
and that his prospective trip to Rochester Rochesterand Rochelltarand Bochesteyand
and Albany was 1 In line with that Inten Intention Intention Intenion ¬
tion hoard some of the heartiest laughter laughterever
ever heard from a President throat throatMr throatMr throatMr
Mr Taft ridiculed > < the story and went on onto onto ento
to explain esplalnthat that hi his alleged Interference InterferenceIn
In New York political affairs was wason based basedon
on his purpose to oblige New York friends friendswho frlendwho friendswho
who were anxious a xlol ll to have him visit the theState theState theState
State on certain occasions occasionsKor
For 01 more than a year r PwpreeentativePerkins Representative RepresentativePerkins P pe nt4tle nt4tlePerkins
Perkins has been asking the President to tovisit tovlllit tovisit
visit Rochester Rochell r and Mr Taft had in informed Informed informed ¬
formed him that t t he would be very ery glad gladto
to go there and make a speech before beforethe beforethe beforethe
the Chamber of Commerce during the thelatter theInt thelatter
latter Int r part of this month Mayor McEwnn McEwnnof Mclw McEwanof ln lnof
of Albany who was a classmate of f Mr MrTaft Mr1aft MrTaft
Taft at Yale aleand and who Is very active In
the affairs of the University Club at Al ¬
bany ha baa been anxious to have the Presi ¬
dent attend a dinner at the club In Mr Mrlafls
lafls honor and was Informed not long Ion Ionago
ago by tbe President Pre ldent that he hoped to be beable beable beable
able to visit Albany on hi his return from
Rochester r the latter part of this month
Oov Hughes s heard of the Presidents Presidentswillingness Preald Presidentswillingness ntll ntllwlllingneM
willingness to attend the Albany Uni University Unlveralty Univeraity ¬
versity Club dinner and invited the Presi ¬
dent to be a guest at the Executive Man Mans Mansloll Manslop
s slop on in Albany during his visit lalt tothat tothatcity tothatcity tothatcat7
That is all there is to the story that
President Taffa prospective pros ctire visit to
Rochester Roch ter and Albany Alb nyls is connected with withthe withthe withthe
the New York political situation The
President was not asked to make political politicalspeeches politicalsl politicalspeeches
speeches sl > eochee on these the e occasions and has no nointention
intention of doing so Nothing Is further furtherfrom
from his thought than to take an active activepart activepart activepart
part in New York politic at this time timeHe timelie timetie
He has found that it will be impossible impossiblefor Impossiblefor
for him to visit Rochester and Albany at atthe attho atthe
the time indicated and his latest advice adviceto advioesto dvlceto
to Representative presentative Perkins Mayor Mo Mowan
Kwan wan and love Hughes are that he hopes hopesto hopeto
to be able to make the proposed trip the thelatter thelutrer thelatter
latter part of February IIn I IIn IIn
In connection with the reports that thatthe thaLthe thatthePresident
the thePresident President was to go to New N w York for forpolitical forpolitical forpolitical
political purposes purpo e it became known that thatwhile thatwhile thatwhile
while he had previously heard a good gooddeal gooddal gooddeal
deal about the th complication in the Re Republican Republican Republlan ¬
publican ranks in the State his talks with withtho withthe withthe
the New York Republican political lead leadera leadel1J leadera
era who were in Washington this week weekhad weekhod weekhad
had no bearing on party condition in the theHtate tileHlate theState
State When Timothy 1 mothy L I Woodruff aw sawthe sal1the awthe
the President on Wednesday he thanked thankedMr
Mr II Taft for having followed the recom recommendation recommendation rcommendation ¬
mendation of the four our Republican Con Congressmen Congrelmen Congresmen ¬
gressmen from Brooklyn In appointing a apostmaster apoatmas apostmaster
postmaster poatmas < < tr and an Internal revenue collector col collector ¬
lector in that borough Incidentally It Itwas ItW itwas
was W learned he had mentioned SenatorRoots Senator SenatorHoots SenatorRoot
Hoots speech at the dinner dlnnerKlvon given In Mr MrRoots lollRootll MrItoote
Roots honor the night before and had hadepressed hade1plte hadexpressed
expressed e1plte ed the opinion that Mr Root was wastoo walltoo wastoo
too pessimistic in regard to New N York Yorkpolitical 1orkplitcal Yorkpolitical
political plitcal conditions as far fa a as they teyalect affected affectedthe
I the Republican Rpublicn party partyA prty prtyFfl partyFOil
Kepnbllran Caucus te e Deride DrldePHdet DrldePHdetFyora President PresidentFarort PresdentFavor
Favor Fyora the Idea IdeaWASHINGTON Ide ideaWamaaarox
WASHINGTON WIBTOrl Jan 28 28Pldent 2President President Taft Taftbelieves Tat Tatbelleoe Taftbelieves
believes belleoe that the Committee Committe on o Rule Rulethe Rulethe Rulesthe
the organisation orpnlzto headed heded by the Speaker Speakerthat Spker Spkertht
that tht Is supposed upp to dominate dominte the House Houseand HOl Houseahd
and shape shap all legislation lealaUon passed by b that thatbody tht thtby thatbody
body by should shouldbe be b enlarged to p the end that thatthe tbt tbtthe thatthe
the committee be made
commitee may more repre representative repreItatye representatlve ¬
sentative Itatye and nd with a view to allaying Ilaynl as asfar asfr asfar
far fr as possible plblo the th prejudice that tht has b been beenexcited beenLsct beenexcited
excited Lsct In the public publc mind against the thepotential tbepotental thepotential
potential potental leaden leden of the House apnat and in infact Infact infact
fact the House 10u itself ieelf This Tla subject was wasdUcuased 1 1dlc wasdiscussed
discussed dlc by the President Pident today to7 with withRepresentative wltbReprntatl1e withRepresentatives
Representative Daluli DIU of Pennsylvania PennsylvaniaBoutell P PennsylvaniaBoutell lylvnl
Boutell Butell of Illinois 11nols and nd Dwight Dlcht of New NewYork Nc NewYork
York appearing apprlns for the regulars nclara and with withRepresentative wih wihRprntatve withRepresentative
Representative Rprntatve Hayes Hyes of California Clorl the theaccredited theaclt theaccredited
accredited aclt agent of the House Hou insurgents insurgentsin Inlurcnts InlurcntsIn
in their dealings delngl with wih President Paident Taft TaftThe Tat TatThe TaftThe
The President Plident made It clear clea to hi his vis visitors visiOI1J viaitors ¬
itors iOI1J that tha he had no intention of interfer interfering InterferIng interfertrig ¬
ing with the organization orpnl7ston of the House HoW or ordictating ordlctatul ordictating
dictating dlctatul just what methods it ia ate leaders leadersshould lesderahould leadersshould
should pursue in the matter mtter of procedure procedureHo
Ho U was 1 Interested Interted he said sid in proure proureU securing securingproposed lcuringprp securingproposed
proposed legislative enactment enactentll outlined outlinedin outline outned outnedIn outlinein
in prp his message m8 e but would take no action actionthat actiontht actionthat
that tht could be construed clt red as a an interference interferencewith Int
rerence rerencewih
with wih the prerogatives prroJtlv of a coordinate coordinatebranch crdinate crdinatebrncb coordinatebranch
branch brncb of the Government GovernmentMessrs Oovernmentlel1J GovernmentMessrs
Messrs lel1J Dalzell Dlzel Boutell Boutel and Dwight Dwightasked Dlshtaked Dwightasked
asked the President Preldfnts advice aa a to what whatshould wht whtIbould whatshould
should be done doe by b the leader lederln In the direr direction dir direrlion ¬
tion of reorganizing reorpn1Eng reorgan zing the House How Rules RulesCommittee RuleCommite RulesCommittee
Committee Commite but MrTaft MrTat replied nple that this thisWA thlaWI thiswas
WA WI was a 4 problem problt the responsible responsbl leader leaderwould lederawould leaderswould
would nave to work out in their own ownway ow ownway
way a U I is known know however howeve that tbt the thePresident tbePresident te tePrldent
President Prldent is of the opinion that tht the Rules RulesCommittee Rulesl RulesCommittee
Committee l mmlto should be b enlarged enJrld that tht It Itpersonnel Its Itsprnnel itspersonnel
personnel prnnel a as far as possible plble should be befully befuly befully
fully fuly representative reprtaUe of all 1 sections elonl of the thecountry thecntry thecountry
country and if this reform relor I s accom accomplished accompllahed c ¬
plished plshe he e 1 ill of the opinion that little ltte cause causefor cu causefor
for or complaint will wl opnio be left lef the Insurgents Insurgentsagainst hlur Insurgentsagainst nta ntaaglnt
against aglnt what ha h has come to be b known kow a ° the theHouse the10U theileums
House machine machineMeesni maohlaelteesra
10U mchlne
Meesni 11 Dalcell Dlul Boutell Butel and Dwight Dwightmade Dpt Dptmde Dwightmade
made mde an effort eort It Is understood uderatod to draw drawout dw dwout drawout
out the President Prdent a aa to what his hs attitude attitudewould atitude atitudewOlld attitudewould
would be in th the event that a movement movementwas movemet movemetwa
was wa started Itart to remove rove the Speaker SIkr from fromthe frm frmtbe fromthe
the Committee Commite on Rule Rule On o this ths point pointalso pointalso
also the President Predtnt made it i cleajjthst pnt pntallo he hewould bewould hewould
would keep hi his lands bnda off offFrom ol offFrom
From present pret indications Indlcntion a conference conferenceor
or caucus cucu of the House RubUo Republicans will willbe wl willbe
be held h ld next week wek to act ao on a resolution resolutionproviding roluto resolutionrovlding
providing for the enlargement of the theCommittee tbeComitt
Committee Comitt Committee onRule on Rues Regular RKulara as o well wella wel
a aa Insurgent concede cnce tInt the majority majorityof
of the thl Republican Rpublcns favor such a reform reformThe reton reformThe
The real rel fight fght will wll come over oer the proposal proposalto ropl roplto
to remove tbs th Speaker 8 ker from the com committee co committee ¬
mittee mitte rmoe Mos MOo of the regular relull will wl opthat op oppose o opOllucb ¬
pose pOllucb such itch a move humiliiaate primarily primaIl the thethe on th tharound tharoundtb the ground groundthat oa oaoupant
that that tb t It would woul humiliate hulate the th present prnt oc occupant 0 ¬
cupant of the office omCe On the main pro proltin propo proposition ¬
sition oupnt aton there thre is no 10 doubt the majority majorityfavors maJorityfVora prop
favors a reform and that tat the change obn is isoertaln i ioerln iscertain
certain oerln to be b made mde is II attested atete by regular regularas regularaBi
as Bi well wel a as ° Insurgents InsurgentsHARD InauraentaHAnD insurgentHARD
Republicans RIp8bllc Realize RetzeTat That TC They Matt testHare MattWage alt altase
Wage ase the Liveliest 1lnllet Sort or ef CampaignWAmnlxorox Campaign CampaignWASHINGTON Campatl
WASHINGTON WBDOTOH Jan 28With 28 aWlb With the Re Republican Republcn liepublican ¬
publican publcn party prty not In the best of shape shapeIn shap
In New N w York and nd Ohio two State Stts In which whichit
it fa vitally vlaUt Interested Intret with Insurgent InsurgentIn lrursent
In the Senate and the House of Repre Representatives Rpre Repromentatlves ¬
sentatives lIenttves really rely acting as a a enemies the theleader theleders theleaders
leader leders In Washington realize realze that they theyore tbe theyare
are up against the hardest Congress Cnre cam cm cmpale amalgn campaign ¬
paign algn for many Pan7 year Many Republican Republicanleader Rpublc
leader pale are of the tb opinion opinon that thtunl thtunltbere unless unlessthere unlessthere
there is the hardest kind of work on all ailides allside allsides
ides side the next House is I likely lkly to be Demo Democratic Democraic Democratic ¬
craticIt craic
It has been bf agreed agre among the e ebe party
amonf prty
leader leaera here that there shall be a triple atrlplecomblnatoo atriplecombination triplecombination
combination comblnatoo of tho Congressional CvIonal com committee commlteo cornmitten ¬
mitten mlteo the national natonal committee committ and the theNational theNatona theNational
National Natona League Iace of Republican Republcn Clubs Clubsto
to carry on tbe battle batte The national nationalcommittee natonal natonalcommitte nationalcommittee
committee committe It was 1 learned lered today tody will willaid wi willaid
aid Id In the work financially fnanolalland and the League Leagueof Lale Laleof Leagireof
of Republican Republc Clube under the leadership leadershipof ledehip ledehipof
of John John Hay Hammond Hmond is I I to be relied reliedon rele
on to get many votes This Thl league IMBe It ItIs I itis
Is contended will wi prove of great value valueparticularly valueparticularly ue uepiclarly
particularly piclarly In the West Wet for under udr Mr MrHammond 11 MrHammond
Hammond the club clul have been bn kept keptalive kpt kptalive keptalive
alive and ad going 10inI and the Interest Intert of mom momhere member m mhel1J ¬
here ha h has not been bn been permitted prited to lag la laI
It I is II understood that tht the Republican Republicanleaden Republcn Republcnletd Republican Republicanleadep
leaden letd intend to make mlke a particularly particularlystrong paroulrly paroulrlyItroO particularlystreak
strong ItroO fight lt in the South Suth In some me State Stateit Btat Statesit
it Is ll said sid the party will put pu up a man inevery in inevery IneVllry
every Congress Con district even ee if I it dee deenot d dnot doesnot
not expect to win there thereIn the theIn thereIn
+ In many districts dlltc there the may ma7M be betilrae betilraecornered thr t tcorntr a acorncrAd >
cornered fight between bwe the theRpublcaa rafculaf
corntr Republicans Rpublcaa lasurgslat lurc t Republican IpubUc and
Democrat Democratt Doct DemocratsLeaden aac
le Leaden t > e < Ur feel fe that tI tf I 4 a trite t trues wish Wt ttta te teurgent f lasusgenis
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few bills Friday being the theday theday
a pension bUl Fdy bei te teda
day da act et aside Ide for this purpose pUrt the theaP agricultural agri agricultural ¬
cultural cutur appropriation bill was wa taken te up upby upb upby
by b the House HouseRepresentative Hou HouseRepresentative
Representative Rprnt Scott Stt of Kansas K chairman chair chairman chairman ¬
man of the Agricultural Arc t Committee Committeesaid Co I Iad
said ad by way a7 of t explanation eslton that tat this thisyears th thyea thisyears
years yea bill bi wa w unique ulueln in that it I was waaalmost 1 1amost wasalmost
almost amost identical Identcal with the estimates elmtS of ofthe ofthe
the Secretary Sret of Agriculture Agicture and con contained contned contamed ¬ II
tamed tned no new legislation legisaton of Importance ImportanceTbe iporce iporceThe
The most mos Important iport change was w with withrespect wlh wlhrpt withrespect
respect to the forest tort service Ice for wbicthere which whichthere whlch
there was 1 an n increase Icas rmede recommended recommendedof
of I487SOO IC05 made necessary nery by the in inelusion Incuaon inclusion
elusion of 2 2efiOoOt WOOOO O > D acres r to the national nationalforest natonal natonalrort nationalforest
cuaon forest rort reserve rrl since I the last b biU biURprntav bIURepresentative < U URepresentative
of Ohio ad advanced advanced
Representative Rprntav Douglas Dual Oho a ¬
vanced ac the old idea Id of an aapporonent aapporonentof apportionment apportionmentof
of the annual au appropriation appropriatn among amongthe aoni aonitbe amongthe
the various VrlOI committee coaltt at a conference conferenceof conternce conternceor
of chairmen charmen presided Prlde over by the thehd thehdot bead headof beadof
of the Way and adMe Mean Committee CommitteeMr Comltt
Mr 11 Tawny Tawny amid ald if that plan pt wasadopted was wasadopted 1 1adopted
adopted all that tt committee commitee could possibly possiblydo pably pablydo
do would be to apportion apprtion the aggregate aggregateof clata
of the revenues to the several seve committee committeeleaving commlt committeeleaving
leaving l vlng the committees comltt to make mae up the tbeappropriation theappropriatons theappropriations
appropriation appropriatons for the ITeral several depart department deprt deprtmenta departmeats ¬
meats There Terewould would be no opportunity opportunityto opporiy opporiyto
to change this appronment apportionment a as a whole wholeeither wholeeither wholeeither
either on the floor foor of tbe House Houl orelsewhere or orelsewhere orelaher
elsewhere elaher Mr Tawney Tawne advocated avocat one onegeneral on onleerl onegeneral
general leerl appropriation approprition committee ommltt largeenough large largeenough lp lpeulh
enough eulh to take te care cre of all the te annual annualexpenditure aual aualespendltrM annualexpenditures
expenditure espendltrM of he Government Governmentrrhat Oerent Oerentat GovernmentThat
That at used u to bo b the plan pl be said aaidand ald aldand saidand
and since it wa w abandoned abn the variousactivities various variousactivities
vaous vaousactlvlte
activities actlvlte of our Government OnrCt have la1 been beeaincreasing beenIncreasing n nInorln
increasing Inorln very rapidly rapld7 If I that tt com committee cm cmmittee commlttee ¬
mittee were created crt WA 8 would woud materially materiallyreduce mteriy mteriyruc materiallyreduce
reduce the appropriations approprtioM You would wouldbave woud woudbave wouldhave
bave ruc one committee committ responsible rpoMlbl6 for all allappropriation al alPJopriatloD allappropriations
appropriation appropriationAnd PJopriatloD
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would be the moat powerful man ma In the tbeUnited t theUnited
United States Bt would wOI pweu he notr not asked aakedRepresentative askedBeyreeentive ked kedReprnta
Representative Reprnta lve Cooper of Wisconsin WisconsinMr Winln WinlnMr
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