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THE SUN, SUNDAY. MAY 18, 1918.
E 3 SENATE'S DELAY ON TARIFF IRKS WILSON TViiKM-raN Boliove It Will Pro- rut I'flfsHijp of riim-ncy Reform Bill. MONTH RKKORK HKFORTIXU Dcbiito in Senate Not Expected t. Beirln t'ntll After Mid dle (if July. W.-iiinutov. May 17. Present Indl .vtis nre ill.', ut least month will before the I'nderwood tariff bill v brought tip for debate In the the I'nttnn and chemical schedules of the I tariff Mil, Intimated in.il.is that the sub committee will rocomtiif ml the return to me ino n.i en !!,. n,.,.,) In ,.ttoii manufacture ns a sort of compensation to cotton muniifuctiirers to nMk tip for out In manufactured cotton In the tmlff bill. Ilenlea Orrtlntial urltUm. Mr. Smith took ncenHlon to deny charges by Senator Hmoot f ruth that In the pending bill the duties on tho flnfr qualities) of cotton got! which are m.id in :sew England had bim intiti those on cheaper cotton goods MindP inowtly In tho South. Mo declared the ml vantage wit whollv with NVw Kng.and. Tho sub-eomtnltteo considering the agrlculturnl ecliedul" has l.en dpluged wltt 'atfpta urging that lemons be put on th" frpp list. It wax assumed by those opposed to the reduction of the Iptnon duty that a tight to this end wan being agitated by Now York Importer. Because of this It wax said the Califor nia and Florida Representatives will wage their right for the duty ax vpspd In the Wilson-Underwood bill a.s acatn.it frpp lemon!". INCOMES TO SUFFER, BUSINESS MEN SAY Continued from Second rage. sate dniBRlsts anil nunufaeiurinK chemists: expected, Th" annual Ir.onmp if .01 will I so pla.nl v visible that Hip debris will be be reduced to a greater i-xtent than the ax uuteklc removed and the rnady quick, cost of living at the Mart, but will -iJJut sharp and decisive." i... i. . ...... ii - ,.i.. . . .. in . US. It SO WWII HIV I'M'IH'I llUlir I.IM. be about the same ax at present. I After business has. udaptil llelf to tllP 1 SHOE MANUFACTURERS' VIEWS. Th rm In tin itstiV. M.. ...im t.m I'1'""-' I......"n..'.r.J I country Is affected. nut I.iwit i . ""x injur)- in many owi r ln,1ltMlfiG I. If II.U....I. . ...... I - ...w.... s. s,up . MIIJT lUll change the country will again Iip prosper ou, but tho volume of business, decreased Many extravagances now existing will b ellinlnatxd. There will N moro )iroduorx as many will return to tho fa.rm and thxrx will not b tht Ineenllvp for the younu man to leave that exists to-day. Uur business will be Influenced to the sm extent it th prosperity of the 'r. -idpnt Wllxon's hope that the de-f.- v.xterdaj of the Tctiroe r.xolutloii . fv'.ne th- CommttKo on l'inunce to c 'arlnc would result In n x.vdy -t t' the Senate probably will not bo re '! already apparent that the va r1' is xub'comintttee.s of rmiocratx, to n -.'b the xl.Meen xchedulcx ha i ! u ; -i... intend to p'ruxe tho bill with . t-.-it care The Keuernl pxppetatlon H!WII Help t Efeild f'oopei'a i hi I'irnii (! iiuiriiiiiuf'uin in iiji r r..f.r will t-e reconitiiendul to the full i 'i.t-.ttPe-- T I.Midcrx do not hrlipw that tho I' . I 'll will bp nuHlltlcil In an way ti .' mlcht bo regarded by l'rp"id"nt I W n hx an upxt of th Admlnlxtia-1 Wihnutov. May IT -- Seen tar of fen 'arlff procramniP. It Ix taken for Atr, Milture Mourtn'n to-day appointed gMn'"d that n demonstration will l 1 r'hatiex .T. Urand of Illinois ax chlt-f 1 1; d-before tho sub-eommlttcex ucainst , of the new dlelxlon of markets In tho wool and free MUK'ar. to which the i ivpartment of AKrtnilturv. This !l- C. J. BRAND HEADS NEW DIVISION OF MARKETS live MhImmN in Hitriliution of I'arni Products. of th prlmirle r wMrh l t drawn n throutth lack of Information or Incorrect Information on the purt of thes who franvd It Tho Hepubllcan procedure of protectln Infant Industries was Rood, but they did not recoKtilz that when these Industries hue outKrown their Infancy they should be weaned The Iipinocriits make i sim ilar mlstakp In clinslfMiiR renl Infant In dustries with then overgrown o-r,ilM infant Industrlea" A manufacturer of an articl not yet produced In this country, when startlti to produce In a small way, should be protected against the difference In cost of labor In this country and abroad until his business ha, so increased that hit labor cost Is reduced and the protection Is no longer required A non-partisan tariff board would be abl to drtermlm- when the Industry hat, rtached the point of efllcleney, where the reduction or remouil of tariff protection could l madp with out driving tin. tradf abroad once mor. Cnalea Brother!., Wool Merchant. Following are the views of r.iatin Bros., wool commission merchants, Philadelphia! Man lar r'nrrtm Itltata Witt llsir nia: .dtantaae. Sho" maniif.vturprs cxprexed the following opinions about the effect of tariff on their business; Prratmi H. Krlth lo. The I 'res ton U. Keith Shoe Company. Ilrocklnn, Musi., said; tt Is Impossible to tell how th- new tariff bill will work out In the phoe busi ness, but It seems to us, with the u of American machinery operated by work men who nrn t-nrist-ntlv IticreMsliih? tn "We believe that should a bill such ..kill, and adopting mote and more the the prttftoted t'uderwood bill, which pro-1 American stje nnd metho., with com vldes for free wool, with a duty of 3S per paratlxely tnw priced labor, that even- cent, on goods, ! paased, It will have a tually the forrltn shoe will affect seriously very depressing effeet upon the wool rait ing Industry of the country and the manu facture of all textiles "Purlng free wool under Mr rveland's administration about one. third of the 'heep of the count! y were killed off. At that time there was Si p-r cent protec tion tui goods; th t.'nderwood bill gives 31 per cent, protection. "However, th're Is one thing to be said In the favor of the slirep raiser, a'.d tnat Is wool Ix eare'! all ov r the world to day lUid higher p-lcej than from 1?I t" I'?. xo that it Is. po.slblo for 1lie wool man to get along he has at the present Yale and Tonne Manufaetarlna Co. the volume of business of the American factories or reduee nnr labor prices to an e,jiiallilng basis Chicago Silrl.a1ty I n, All offlclnl of the Chlcauo speolntty Shoe t'ompany. Chicago, said: I have. Ju completed an extended busi ness trip through the South as far as New Orleans, west to San I'ranelsco. through the Sound ceunlr, middle West and north to TMiluth. I found tiulne satsfaetor for linniedlHte neul. I'liture order wire tandard. but 1 at om my oonerjii. large retailers and Jobbers, to market. with less protection than ,,rb,lt,, y , f sent time. Nc.erthel.ss. , h ,,.,,;.. Com., and whose general offices nre at ? Kast Fortieth "treet. New York city, has lollowe.i close the discussion of the nillT unestlon and has studied cardully the (lending proposed new tariff ax affect ing th" products n which the compan Is interested, namely, locks of all kinds. builders' hardware and chain blocks. tnatist Wright Cnmpanr. August Wright Company, el'tersbiirg, in corns more io rajse nni n-re ,n.. . ,., ever before, and should the propieil Pill , The Yah A Towne Manufacturing b' paxsed 't is expected that many lfp Company sends this reply to Tim Sp.v's , will sutigliterei .j this case mutton Inquiry: ' should be cheaper for a while, but after " the Mucks of the countrv have been reduced The .. lom-.e Manufacturing, w ,,, nn. ..),,!, to prhn,)t t,-,e ooiraiiy. no..c norax are ai t-iaimoro. of ,,,.,,,,. ..0nr ,trher than ever hefore, on account of the scarcity ".Meanwhile our ports wilt ! open not onlv to the kooiI wools of the world, hut sc how American manufacturers can to the rags, shoddy, waste, and trash of all prt with other countries and pa the sorts, which are mo! undesirable, as , laUirlng man the w.ag' s they ure n,w the often bring disease with them. paying. 'From the manufacturers standpoint , doubt tf there Is any Industry where more ne e. cimis a tore ,n its tMtute, I therehv taking iiil conlldeti''- ltisi"ad of restiirlns It Fund.imentMl condition" are good, McDonald Shoe ronipan. MclJonuld Shoo Couipatij, T.uoma, Wash., xald i.iiir explanation of Ugh" lulng I-. First, stocks In the retail stores are large bv reason of oerluylnc, wlt the expecta tlon of higher prlie xecnnd, the piisxlhle radical chance In th x)pular last', fioin a broad high toe to a narrow low t"e. th'r.l. the uncertainty as to whut will be tn. popular bathers In fall slnve. fouith, prices at the high til.uk. .1. W, l,ot c A t ii. .1. W. U.ve & Co., Minneapolis. Minn., suld: The Fntlerwood tariff bill will Increase Imports of manufactured good Increased Imports mean a deeieased payroll tn man ufacturing centres. A decreased parutl imans decreased purchas-s for cousuinp tlon of all the neceti,. of life, including hoes. A decr.acd pa) roll means a de crease In the eon-utnptlou of all tn.- prod in ts of the farm that, now tlnd maik-t in th" matiufaiturliitf dlstrlits decrease !n tho consumption of the products of tile farm means that the fanner will not ! as prosperous and will buy less shots. The, Fndernood bill Is In tavor of th" foreign producer, and agalnt the home produeer, both of the factory and th- farm. A. V.. Npftleton )'nnipnn. Said A. II. Ncttletnn Company, Syra cuse, N. Y. : i on- Judgment Is that tle removal of th. tariff etitlnly from Isvits ,md slio-x "III be the nicHiix of the Importation of many foreign shoes into this countrv. nw ing to th" dirferenc pla.ti p o... who ott'i lavexLiiieut stooka hu e l.t, "bra iiig" theine!ex by selling nut win n'Ver t'ley ''ad a chance. The de- cllii.. In maike: valu.x of securltlea, with out a ihiiIc, has Ixen enormous. A prom! -h ot in. nicer of Congress xayp he doetn't ear. what happens to Wall Street, Prices of this v.-ar's rllp of American wool ara alr.nd.v on a "frie wiol" basis, but tha owners of shee-p had no time to brc9' th"tii-l.- against heavy losses, In our opinion there Is plenty of trouble ahead, but th" manufacturers will haw time for tr!ng their wit bffore serious trotrbla has had tlmo to develop W.. shall know something after a yr or two under a tariff law that redus-a Jit-t r. venue 7fl.0OA..iiiii. with an Inooia fajl to make up the loss, tty taking a hundred millions out of the pockets of only M90 of our own people, while all the rest go flee, th" Income tax will surely ba regu lar will! Mi "i-tle'ltf. II. II. Rarrotra. Harrows, ,'w London, Conn., which t- pt untidily 50 per cent, under norx tn ncarll- .ill the forelco countries a., sent tnes" Mews: wh're Investigation has been ni.-ol" care. We are of the opinion that if th I'nder- I fully In the coniparattre cost of .,b,r. ncod tariff bill Is adopted the xhoe In- mi., t v.,.l, dustry will (Ter cotislderabiy until the -sura . .iiphop... rtadjustnient is p rfecteri We cannot N't" T. Stb-kney. Mihvauke. said" mi-i T'ie pre ailing opinion of th's ni irk't seuins to hi that foreign competition un- Aa:ii nistratlon and tho House leaders r ccmmltted as a matter of principle. Senators of the two parties are con 'vinced that President Vllson recom .mendat'.on that raw wool and sugar s'lu'it be admitted frca will in the final r.'v-ris prevail 1n the Senate, aa It did in the House. Disappointment Oter Delay. T e certainty that th tariff bill will re j'n In the Senate committee about t res wfehg and possibly longer, with -lr.sb.ihllltv that consideration In t-o Pmocratio partv caucu- will con-, nl fconutnie stems or uistnt.ution and s :.i stl'l another week, has caused a , marketing of farm products. Congress, .v.) Jea' of disappointment In Admin-1 st ,," la-st regular s..s:on. made an ,,..fTi ,n ciTt.tf ' appropriation of ISii.nilO tn begin hn T - .ielnv nn the tariff means In all ! The" business of farming Is nil vr ,- th.. lL.nWln.r .n.l cur. Impnrtjint part of the great Tic conclusloim thus reached by Its managers are that while they would have preferred a somewhat less seere reduc tion than 41 per cent (from 46 per cent, to 21 per cent, ad Milorem' and to have the fact must not be overlooked that he Is uhc margin of profit Is so small in one paying from two to three times th" ' portion to Its capital a- the manufacture linen of the general exten- ,H-V ln two or ,nr'' Inttalinentr. they are works longer hours than he does here Can cooperative method of hand- not Hln""' "I"1 r to fUr ,h! you expect our manufacturers to compete etln ami distributing e.rm n"w Tx: H ,M,r .,.r,Bl- ,f ,he5r.P.r?ve not . against Slh'h odds If we are only to have vixion wax created by the last Congrcsn and SpO.noo was maoe available for Its work, The work, according to a xtatejnent to-day from Secretary Houston will be had the reduction take place, gradually along the slon of the una-, marae.ing an mstnouting rarm to ,,urlmlx all concerned will be eon- I pronucti. anu tne elimination or wiaste, i t,.nt. If experience shows them to be los.s and unnecessary charges. Con- seriously Injurious It may fairly b as cernlng tho new division, Secretary sumed that Congress will correct the error Houston tald to-day: within a reasonable time and before any "Thero ha-s been an Insietent and 1 permanent damage has Wn Inflicted growing demand that the Government l J'"''1, ,1,H n ra,c? '"'rl- ,,'",n ...i,. ,,,. , ,,. , ,,, v, . tested no one can know whether their take steps to help In the establishment ,,.,,. ..,n harmful nr bee. ficlal. The company has long believed that the present rates are needlessly high and has favored their reasonable reduc tion on the ground that excessive rates tend to retard the development of busi ness, especially In the export field. and In some cases more, than Is paid abroad. Take the sorter, for Instance. who makes hr 115 and In some Instances ISO a week, ln Kngland he makes 15 to rT.i.r revision puis mat win pe pasxeu 1" 'he House some time In duly cmi-i,n- be ,i at through the Senate at this Sfff.0.1 H pe was expressed bv the Presl .! n- s adviser a few weeks ago that . - tt l.lll ..n..n,l 1... .1... .aa i i a .v. . n"i f conditions of country life can b s. :ia. t1! middle of July and that the . , e.-r In taat body might be persuaded business rtrurturp of the countrv and eeonoml cnl methods of marketing farm prod ucts and the supplying of farmers with proper credit facilities at rejiwonal In terest rates are the great practical prop, i clnnatl, writes: leiiix that must be settled before radical The new tariff Improvement In th social and eco- I.odar hlnlr Maehlae Tool To. William Lodge, prealdent of the Lodge & Shipley Machine Tool Company, Cln- d .wn to work on the banking V. 1 it ,i! ,v. T l'r- .!( nt was on.- of those who '. n't . that th" linkln re- . . . ' w .tild become a law at this .-. i. I w Democrats now believe "i. r- - ar ope of passing the Uink r: . ; i' t time. They are prcpar n a remain here until late in the .iiin. r link, ling with the tariff. Iomo--r;itio Senators are not pre- -J to sav Just Low long It will take - to comp'ple their tariff lalvirs Ke- r .. .Mils predict that tne turlff tight r. ast until late In August ' invitation of the Democratic' T-Tiers of the Senate Finance Com- who were taunted with "star I a.T.bor methods" by llepubllcans in ' v ihiates of the last Week, newstiatier ! were admitted to-day to Hip hear--r. tarhf jcheduks. which ure being cor.-iuc.ed by the Democrats. .No itrrordi Are Kept. No revrds of the statements made manufneturerx before these sub r !.it..;:tec of the majority p.irty are ' .pt Hach witness comes to j.lead for tariff on the particular Item In which ' ' Is Interested and has a chance, to K-Kwer questions concerning It The Democratx contend that this i ip'hod fcuvet time and gives the oom Pi. tee a good working knowledge of t.:e cialms of the manufacturers, while It ev iudes leolltioH) puch making and M-.r.6cefcsary disputes beiween'inajorlty und minority committeemen. To fight of the Senate Democrat C-.tt ended yesterday with the defeat of ,vie Penrose resolution, was to prevent public hearings before the full com n 'tee, with the llepubllcans being ac i n-ded ijje right to cros-examlno wlt r.ess and make it public record. A: the Fiib-commlttpo heatings wit .efj are merely allowed to toll thetr et'jrtrs bnefly and the proceedings, may I e discontlnufs-1 at uny time at the will i f tlie Democrats. P.epitbllcans ar hopeful that public eplnion will force the Democrats to ' V I more extended hearinga on the. i riff than they now plan to Rive, l.?fo.-e u mih-commlttee of the Senate '"onurUMee on Hnance, representatives '' 'le big Insurance companies renewed vdav the fiisTit they made without mio "ti tn the. lfoit.se agalnat the Income "x rrovlslon of the 1'nderwood tariff Tisy h?ked particularly that the pro rod law be so amended un to permit them to rover under the head of oont of maintenance, the wages and salaries of rn":ovee.s. and officers. They set forth (cjeh a concession was made to all '! er rorporatlms and insisted that 'v.'ra wis no equitable reason why they v"0-jM not b permitted to deduct from v t earnings on which tha Income tux -s ulrl te, levied, compennatlon p;tld to employees and officers of Insurance 1 "Tnpa n:ss, ft w.-ts pointed out that the compon 'alien paid to airentH la liberal, amount "lir In some Instancea to ino pr cent, rn the first ye.ar of premium payments The ir.euranee rnp(i-ntatlvr also oh-.f-etf-l to the proviflon of the bill pro vMtng for the collection of -the incomi ax at the source, rionhle Tax Alleged. They declared that huch a require ment would enUII gre-lt expense In tho "n'tftr of bookkeeping, it waj, aserted ' the, Incomo tax provblun u.s now f.-sm'd doubly iacs the Insuranei liyrifWlieH, "We want to avoid double taxation In v' ry'lnstanre If ptissible," said Senator Wjiitams of Missippi, chairman of I nt tub-committee. "Wo do not want k 'ax unduly tho piillcyholdors. but th" "reBntatlonx made In behalf of the i , .tual lusuiuneo compunlp.s would up 1' to tn" im.ro siinnglv it I did not re cii that out of thf tiiinlM that uro i.iip. lo ed to bo dtstrlbulcd to the policy, holders one of thpso concerns mad" a rontrihutlon of S ISO, 000 to the liepubll Lan Katlunul Committee." Senator Smith of Georgia, one of the sub-commlttee which li conaldariaat schedule is delaying thousands of enterprises at thlt minute, many of which will be entirely abandoned If schedule goes through. , The result In our own business will be German and English competition In our home markets. As to change in cost of living and dally nectsarles, home conditions regulate that. The cost of a pair of Jumpers or overalls, union made, Is ta cents; non union made, 50 cents, an Increase of TO , per cent. Tbf Mfekr niaaa Caaiaaar. Tho opinion of S. . Richardson, Jr.., vice-president of the Llbby Glass Com pany. Toledo, Ohio, Is here expressed: In my Judgment th" passing of the attained. "The office, of markets will as far as possible be manned by experienced men, Tit" cotton handling and market ing studies will be continued and, as quickly Jt pt-eslble, specific work with food products will be taken up. Some- ' what better prices for the producer and lower costs and better products for the consumer and manufacturer are the aim 1 of the work. It Is a difficult one, but ' much good Is expected from It. Sav- ( ingx in selling and handling expense and i reduction f loss through waste and improper business organization will be prof.nt tariff bill will cause deprnslon tlon paramount In Its rfeCt to the flood important features of the department's, tn all kinds of business. The cost of llv- disaster which this city has recently ex nctivlty" I tr.X will be reduc.d, but not to the extent perlenced. the aftermath of which will be 35 per cent, protection on goods? If the piesent bill Is passed wages must be re dub's! considerably or many mills will have to close down. "When th large mill Is making good money th" small one Is making a fair profit; when the targe mill Is making a small prorlt the small one Is losing money tllve the manufacturr a chance, lt us have a fair duty on toth wool and woollens, then the manufacturers will be able to keeji their mills running, give work to thousands of employees, pay good wage and make a fair profit. "These are our views on the subject and. we believe, the views of most manufac turers, farmers and wool growers." Darton MaaafartnrlaaT Company. The Dayton Manufacturing Company, Daton, Ohio, which makes all eorts of furnishings for railroad cars, sends this reply: "We believe this. country will be face to face wifh serious commercial and Indus trial disturbances If tariff legislation such aa hax teen passed by the House, of Rep resentatlves Is finally enacted. Such legis lation h now contemplated will not b re. celved with confidence by our elllrens. a great majority of whom heartily favor and demand the tariff commission method of securing adequate and reliable Infor mation upon which to has tariff legisla tion. "Furthermore, we believe the tariff legis lation now proposed Instead of operating to reduce the cost of living will bring upon the country a period of Industrial stagna of shes. Were It not for the enormous volume of business done by some manu facturers they would be forced to dose their plants. Just as some manufacturers IS a week and In Germany 14 to 15 andjhHVe hud to do recently on account of a shrinkage in production. When you boll It down to the final analysis In our opin ion th" laboring man will bear the loss, which will unquestionably mean a check of prosperity fur thl nation. II. said: The only danger, as It appears to me. In thf t.w Iff situation Is this. If some of our best miiiMiiactiirers go to Hiigtand with a superintendent who can Instruct English labor there and make the same shoes he has been making here, they can hire thr.s- men for about the pay we give one heie. In shilling these shoes to America our tn iioifnctiirers and shoem ikers would be liable to siiffei. rithlan.tlarkrr shoe Company. rithliiu-ttarker Shoe Company, Port land, rin . said: We te,. If the tariff is, removed, thra wilt b a areat many foreign shoes u,ed In this lountry on account of the excellent ot th- lalw.r problem, construction of them While they do not nave the workmanship r snap tn tnetn that the American sho'x do, they are much superior in quality and It will only takn a xhort time for them to embody th.eMylei which thev do not possess. "hir oimtre throughout the North west Is not 'n i eooil financial condition anvw.iv. and all the talk of free trade has) not added, to our pro.pcrltv There seems t'nderuno.l t.rlff bill to be a faek of eontldi"o" and fear that tie Wniooratlc party will ruin the In dus'tiis which ure th" most profitable t us, namely lumber, wool and wheat raij't g They have alresdv taken a crack at all thre" f thee Industries, which largely accounts for the stagnated condi tion of the Northwest. Our rrospects for crops art- better than they wcm a yeap ago, which wn.s a splendid year for us, but the trouble Is we are not getting a prlea for our products. Itolierls, Johnson A Hand. Roberts, .lohnson Hand. St Louis, Mo., eald. Since about March 15 trade has shown it slackening tendency. The disposition seems to be almost universal with the retalleis to buy from hand to month. While orders are numerous they aio small t'l sire We do not look for any improvement In conditions utitU the tariff bill Is out of the way and iuiothr crop Is assur. d. There nre many things against a boom In business, and the best we can antlclpat" 's a fair volume under favor able conditions The most pronounced features against trade conditions appeal to be the tailff question, the money ques tion and the uncrtalnty of th" next crop. Hnrklnarhani A llrcht. Cam an. Jimlt't tlmt fmr (Aaf rtni mf Gulf.' Arrange for Your Summer Telephone Early Yi 'OU will want a telephone in your summer home to help make the vacation brighter and more delightful for yourself and your family. The convenience of being able to send any kind of a message at any time to your friends and busi ness associates, whether they are nearby or at a dis tance, makes the telephone an important contributor to your vacation pleasure. Why not arrange for your telephone now so you can begin to enjoy it AS SOON AS YOU OPEN YOUR SUMMER HOME? Jutt teitphoiM or writ U our CoavoisMdaJ Office BMrtwt your summer horn or tho Commercial Office where yeu usually take up telephone matters. NEW YORK TELEPHONE COMPANY der the terms of th will not Hireo! nil. grades, but tm re sult in considerable Importation of cheap goods. It does not Seetll to 111" at this tlni tlint these Inipoitatlotis will consti tute any serious factor of th" boot and shoe trad", but the eff.srt, If felt .it all, must necessarily l felt In the price pdd for labor. lie Con Brother Compan. D" Cou Bros. Company, Philadelphia, wrote a.i follows: Wp ar verv much opposed to th" re moval of the present duty un hos, i,. w" believe that the foreign shoe manufac turers are wak'ng up to the possibility of Increasing tbur export trade to th.s oountrr VW htc info-med that the tor eUn manufacturers are not only purchas ing American machinery, but are also eni plu.vlng American sup"ilntend"nt. and, If this b true, they probably w'.il be strong competitors for our manufacturers In the near future, as their lalmr cost Is vei.v much less than ours. Wo heev, how ever, that the ."nioval of th" present dun w 111 not be disastrous, us the foreign makes of shoes (,re Inferior to ours, both in -ijl" and workmanship. It ix ih" dutv of statesmen to look forward lu all matters of legislation, therefore vie believe It ex ceeillngly unwise to remove th footwear nt t'l" present time Andre's- rowan A Co, Said Andrew Cowan 4 Co.. Louisville, Ky FUNERAL DAY WAGES TO WIDOW. Miners Vnxnr Plan tn Work Jnatea4 of l.alna Off, W!i,vt:sBAf!t:K. Pa, May 17. Miner of the anthracite fields ar Interested In a new b.-netlt scheni" which Is being tried by the Susquehanna cH Company, Tor years It has been the custom In mining circles to close down the colliery on th day of the funeral of uny fellow workman This plan has been expensive to the iiimi anil to the company as well. TI.p company suggested that the men remain at work and give H rer cent of ihe wages earned on that day to th widow of th" dead workman Tin corn- tariff on pany will add Kort to the fund. Daniels Commend Ttto 'ary Mea. following are the views of Bucking- j manufacturers, but competition with th ham A Heoht, San Francisco: ; rest of th" world, which they niurt prepai" We do not think thr effect of the Under- I to fac". Involve- more than whetting their wood bill will be of any moment upon the ' wit, already ground ta a rar.or .dg". Can tioot and shoe Industry. Judging from th" they grind several per cent off the pre.cnt amount of shoes that this country Is now scale of wages" If they nr.- .omtielled to exporting. There Is a sagging In th" bring wages down to the 1 ve of those business of our Industry, hut we do not paid English and (Jermnn l ilior there attribute It to the problematical bad effect will be hot times In the old shoe towns. Th" In eonseriuetieo of the duty being taken chairman of the Ways and Means Com- off of shoes. We believe th" sagging Is mltte Is reported to hae xald that the more on account or adverse legislation of country hat Congress and Hate legislators. It appear ing that th" present trend of Nglslstlon Wssinv.iov.. Mav IT Secretary Daniel has written letters of commendation to ree leather should benertt lar- shoe I Robert c. 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