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Conferees to Have If ve FinalHeet FinalMeetiug Final AIeet AIeetiiig
ing This Afternoon AfternoonSENATOKS AfternoonSENATORS AfternoonSENATORS
Will VUI Give Way Va on Other lucstlon Qnedlonat < lucstlonat
at Issue 18Sn < if House Delegation Re Recede Recedell Reeede ¬
cede from rom Universal Unher 1JnIver4 Transfers TransfersAmendment TrnnllfenluendmentSIDlHj TrnnfersAmendmentSims
Amendment luendmentSIDlHj Slum Said to Be Obdu Obdurate OqdtratedolIengl1es Obtlurntedoiiengue ¬
rate ratedolIengl1es cfollengntes May In Desert Him 111mProbaby filmProbaby
Probably Probaby for the last time Uni at t thIs ses session sese seseslon seSston ¬
sion of Congress Congre the conferees of the two twoHouses twoHouses twoHouses
Houses on the tb Union Station trackage trackagequestion trackage1uution trackagsquestion
question < will meet this afternoon at atoclock 2 2oclock
oclock in the Senate District Committee Committeeroom Committeeroom Commtteroom
room This Th decision was wa va reached reaob d late lateyesterday lateyesterday latoyeaterday
yesterday afternoon afternoonWhether afternoonWhether
Whether an agreement will be reached reachedat rchedat
at the meeting Is 1 as a doubtful as it has hasbeen h hbeen ha
been at any time m since the conference conferencebegan el elbegan
began several months ago Hope is ex expressed Upressec1 ¬
pressed OR boUt aWes that an agreement agreementwill agreementw1ll agreementwill
will be reached but the whole question questionrevolves qUelStlonrevolves
revolves about the attitude attttudf which the theHouse thoHouse
House conferees confer will 111 take after arter the meet meeting mHtIn ¬
ing In begins beginsIt beginsIt
It is not believed that a unanimous unanimousagreement unanimousagreement I
agreement Is s possible po as It t is understood understoodthat understoodthat
that Representative Repr tlentat1e Thetus W Sims Stili of ofTennessee otTenM
Tennessee TenM see the Democratic member of ofthe otthe
the House conferees committee commltt will 111 not notyield notieJd
yield ieJd his opinion on the subject of nut universal unf unfversal ¬
versal versa transfers even to avert the neces necessity neceslty neceeetty ¬
sity of delaying the construction of the thetrack tbetrack thetrack
track extensions for another year yearColleagues yearCoIleafue yearColleagues
Colleagues May Desert Him HimThere HimThere fliniThere
There is a bare possibility blUty that Mourn MessrsSmith MearsSmith MournSmith
Smith of Michigan and Campbell of ofKansas ofKansu ofKansea
Kansas the other House conferees conf may maystand maJstand maystand
stand out against lMIt their minority colleague colleagueand ooJlMgueand oolleagueand
and vote to end the deadlock de loclc The Th Senate Senateconferees Senateeonerees Senateconferees
conferees eonerees stand ready to give ve up all the theother UieOther theOther
other questions of difference c between betweenthe betweenthe botwecuthe
the two Ho Houses in consideration of the theelimination t teUmlnatton th
elimination of the universal transfers transfersproposition trauaferspropo trsnafernproposition
proposition propo ltJon Messrs Smith and Campbell CampbellIt
It is s understood are willing to accept Iii thtecompromise Iiicomprom thiecompromla
compromise comprom but they they aM Inclined to fear fearMr tearMr fearMr
Mr Sims course in case e e they attbuld go goback 10back o oback
back to the House with a divided report reportIf reportIf
If they do not succeed In overcoming overcomingthis overcomingthis
this trepidation the only onl course left open opento opento L
to the conferees nIereeo will be to again agree agreeto acneto I
to disagree dl8a as a they have M once done and andto udto
to report this decision to their respective respectiveHouses rellpectlveHoulies rupecttvoHouses
Houses This In all probability would wouldmean wouldIndn I
mean that Inauguration day next March Marchwill lIlChwill
will see a long line of angry visitors visitorstramping visitorstramplnc
tramping up from the station to the cars carsas earsas
as the people of Washington and their theirfriends theirfrienda thobfriends
friends have done ever since deco the station stationwas JtaUoftwas
was put into commission commissionSenators lton ltonScnatorli
Senators Willing llllng to Compromise CompromiseEvery ComprombeEvery CompromiseEvery
Every conferee save Mr Sims SI seems to toagree toagrfe
agree that to enforce the universal trans transfer Iran trantel IranfeL ¬
tel proposition propost Oft would be subversive of ofjustice ofjustice ofJustice
justice as well as of the Constitution ConstitutionThere ConatttuttoBThere
There is not the slightest chance that the thethree thethree
three Senators on the conference com committee committee ¬
mittee Messrs Qalllnger Long and andMartin andMartin andMartin
Martin will yield to Mr Sims on the thetransfer thetransfer
transfer que question questionThey qoestlonThey ton tonThey
They will give in on the question of ofroutes or10ut ofroutes
routes 10ut s the question of how the tracks tracksshall traclca5haU traCashall
shall be placed on the Union Station Stationplasa StatkmlJlD
lJlD plasa and on the proposition PIO for a erase crosctown erasetwn 1Od 1Odtown
town lin line so much desired Vf 7 the rest restdents NIJidents rentdents
dents of the nrtheaat ncrtheastThey nrtheaatThe nrtheaatThey
They are also willing 1fIUta It is understood understoodto
to yield to the House on thee proposition propositionthat prupoetUoathat ptnpUoethat
that the local street railroads raikaa shall 11 be beplacM beplal bep1ad
placM plal in th thfl control of the Interstate InterstateCommerce InterstateCommerC InterstateCommerce
Commerce CommerC > Commission or some other etherbody otherbody
body 1 y capable of exercising Just and andequitable andequItable nd ndtflultable
equitable equItable supervision But having ha yield yielded yielded yielded ¬
ed or standing ready to yield all these theseconsideration theMcnideration thesecnslderatIon
consideration they the are determined to tostand l lt totnd
stand t nd up for the contention which waa wasuphold waalphId
uphold in ir the Senate by an overwhelm overwhelming ovenlIelmlng overwhelming ¬
ing vote vot that the companies shall hall not be berequired berequired bertqulred
required to exchange ex hane transfers transfersWould tranaferV01l1d transfersWould
Would Destroy Dc tr03 Competition CompetitionIt COJUl tltlon tltlonI
It I t is contended that this proposition is isnot Isnot Isnot
not only onI unconstitutional but that it itwould Itwould itwould
would be subversive of the principle of ofcompetition fcompetition ofcompetition
competition and would in effect compel compela
a virtual combination comblnaU < n of the two compet competing competIn ¬ I
Inc In roads by legislative enactment Other Otherobjections OtberobJecUcns Otherobjectiens
objections such as the relative equality equalityof
of the property and earning capacity 01 01the of ofthe ofth I
the th two roads are also urged against the thegranting UKtgranting thegranting
granting of Mr Sims pet hobby hobbySeven hobby8fen
Seven legislative le statJve days day remain of the thetin theftrb thellrb i
tin session leSS Ion of the Sixtieth Congress CongressSix CongreuSiX CongressSix
Six months must t elapse e before Congress Congressagain Coa congressagain reeI reeIAgaIn
again convenes There will then be three threemonths threemcntha threementhe
months before the date of the inaugura inauguration In Inuguralion ra ratlon ¬
lion of the next ne t president of the United UnitedStates UnitedStates
States The proposed track extensions to tothe tothe tothe
the station cannot be made m e in tes ep than thanseven thanf thanreven
seven f v > n months from the date of the au authorization authorization anthortusUon ¬
thorization now held up by the dead dead10000k deadlock
lock in the conference conferenceIf
If this deadlock is not broken today todaynot todaynot todaynot
not only will travelers to and from Wash Wuh1ngton Washlngton ¬
ington for many months mom to come walk walkthree walkthrce
three blocks from or to the station bu buthe but butthe butthe
the throngs thron that will flock here during
inauguration week will walk afefe o Tte Tteresponsibility TteresponslbiUty Theresponslbulty
responsibility it wou would seem III will in that thatevent thatevent thatevent
event rest upon one or all of the House Houseconferees HouseconferlH Houseconferees
conferees unless unl universal transfers are area area area
a more desirable privilege than they are
in Washington Weabtngtongenerally generally rally believed to be beSOTDRY beSUNDRY beSUNDRY
Senate enate strikes Out Provision for forCheap forC11enp forCheap
Cheap JSlectrlplty JSlectrlpltyThe BlectrIitTThe leetrl 1tT 1tTTh8
The Senate passed peene the sundry civil ap appropriation aIpropriatkm appropriatlon ¬
propriation bill yesterday with 1th all but butone Outone butone
one of the items relating relat to the District Districtof
of Columbia being retained intact intactThe intactfhe IntactThe
The one that went out OMt on a point of ofoider otOIJer oforder
order made by Senator Clarke of Ar Arkansas Arkan Arkansas ¬
kansas kan was the th Senate committee committeeamendment committeearMndm committeeamendment
amendment arMndm nt autborlzln authorizing the Secretary of ofthe oftM ofth8
the Treasury to enter ter Into contracts for forall forall forall
all electricity used for any purpose In Inthe Inthe Inthe
the government governmon buildings bufldfn within or near nearthe Halthe nearthe
the District the current so contracted oontract for forto forto forto
to cost not more than I eenis per kilo kilowatt kilowatt kilowatt ¬
watt hour for the first million kilowatt kilowatthours Jellowatthoun kilowatthouri
hours and 2ty 2 ½ cents per kilowatt hour for forall fOraU forall
all current thereafter used and making makingother makln maklnother makingother <
other regulations tlons regarding government governmentuse
use of electricity electricitySeveral lee elecrlckySeveral 1dtSeveral
Several additions dltJons were made to the th bill billon billon billOR
on the doer 1Io r none e of which related to the
DIstrict < except a slight increase Incrftu e In the theappropriation tbeRPPIOrrfatton theappropriation
RPPIOrrfatton appropriation for the District Reform Refotlfthoo
School hoo
Confetwna CGDl on UM Dttrict aqhtki rprrpri tio ioIa MB were
begun jntevdAf ratllda1IIId and mi WKJi pwert is md M te nan baNWk ha
tan made Tl Thti at
awctiafi tlM th eantoaKe ana a a
eeatto enati and i no e deteib a of the uman mm u ginn Ii GIlt rt
Another ataattaff aeet1a will te held heldt t 1dar 1darSmatos 4 4Seeator
Seeator Bntfcett t tt Mcnrcd ife the yam lOftMg of 1 a bill up
prciriattng JK Da CJ8 to wjair It the dunge dove by the
letvct I t ctricue at Fort Crook CJoook X Xebf br The item IrU
later ta tufctal I to U the Miudn civil mypKftiitOcn Ml u ul asr
l an r mrdnwnt smrdmenttII mrdnwntAn
An n omribns bill is relating 1atIDr to nnteinVw ni1ftorn ttoa raanttof
j sc gen rn rrfiiwd tivvd and dtfI dsikeed Wirei td i on every ca carie err rMfieoger
t at arar rie 1f1 < alnrlUl ah < wing Ing the uat of pirate dgml nsJ lfau
i Of < del lt and r rtjUat1n fidting i1attnc tempii and iad iwidrtef ieirirg rl1r gar
Hjje N < J in ii X Ynrk harbor itaa fa trted t to to the So ¬
ft a frterii f eril y from U the Ccnaearc 19 CQnaittM CQnaittMPrrskJwif umlttM11T beusitte beusitteI
PrrskJwif 11T I Atiit l11 Konscrrit told the ecafctcnre of gorem memcdz
r ttedji cdz VI l ihat t if Crngren rnri ftUkd to mate the
j j1nd > aiui iti Mjtpr W t a j Jimistioii nnhtw4ua a prroinait tidy he
I d KJ if i iiinvif in if f sh that t the th life of f tht th > crwnto crwntoin t tII
in II a U > ntiiairl lTl1 d 1 Krj Hrprt1iEiltati1to l oietsrjv it tiw > BartlmMt BartholtfC of
MiWiiri icari siTa a iitM Jatlared < Juc l a bill irrtTidig 1roY1 hg for
VHP i appwcT Ct t < f < I ui Iniaud Iil ilid d ViaitTOy ia1 fWaP Gomnta eoautu
L tu
The matyy IG l1 chil Appropriation bill THIS 11 con consWered 0115Wered eonM4ered
sWered and pwsed llUsedetar pedeeta pwsedScatter
Scatter eeta Bam BI aalkd ra attention to a remark remarknwfc remarkmade rsnarkade
1 made to tin he Pnebteit l before W re the meeting meetbt of ofgBT of98r ofeveeers
gBT eveeers men and ddefates at UM White VlUi Itc lIMIt lleueand lIMItn4
and n4 an 0 extendfd cu de debate bBte M to j jQat t what be beEMast helit lieneest
EMast lit sinned eBNedSIftdDr sinnedSenior essnedStmtor
Senior Pewkerg absence due d e to iils WD ss fn fnTwM ref tiretinted
tinted f further eaai OObIIIifratJolt csenIeratIost l raUm ef the ra f I1lUlon I1lUlonto lution lutionto
to ratpwil s tfc the oowHoditr rtauw atUM canse af f the railroad raftradnto rs railroadrate d draUt
rate act actTwo actTwo actTwo
Two hews were re eoMtuned bi CllliU ar ersttve tlv s sso Mi MideIiIUtN sasekM
so ekM deteUtte the trntr trash wltb Uk IHwtegal far t ttr ftrsdltlee x xtnAtim
tr tnAtim th 1M pwvlse that no wram I atttttdlteil atttttdlteilawl atuumlII8der tkaditednler
awl II8der r Ute tmir t aball Il be mhfect is cai4Ul cai4UlAt callitalP caiitatneM
P lIMI1e neM t heW setendy ezitI ezitIt edUehed edUehedAt4i0
At At4i0 iM 1 a p t m wlthwit aotiBS en tfie tb treaty treatritbe treat1A4 treatythe
the Smate attte adjotwttd A4 until U MOlt MH today todayHOUSE todUHOUSE iathynougi
The Bane ll lisswd th the Vreeknd emtrEecvy emtIP our ourrtMT emreMIf airre
rtMT re Mi MiAt WIIAt billAt
At ISM IM Bane n teak a reeacs until 11 UJ3 UJ3f UJ3LOOAL illOLOCAL 0 0LOCAL
Honae H ouse District Committee CODl l1lttce Acts Fa Favorably Faorn11 FaVOrfllly
vorably orn11 011 District Measures MeasuresAt MeasuresAt UenaurlIAt
At its regular weekly meeting yesterday yesterdaythe YQ yonterdaye terday terdaythe
the th e House District CommUtea acted actedfavorably actedfavorably actedavorably
favorably f on several bills and decided decidedto
to t o hold a semipublic hearing on the bill billregarding billregarding billegarding
regarding r the Incorporation Incorporation of banks on onSaturday onSaturday onaturday
Saturday S morning morningThe morningThe morningThe
The bills reported were To amend the theact thoact thect
act a ct incorporating the Masonic Mutual MutualRelief MutualReUef Mutualelief
Relief R elief Association of the pistrlot IstrIet of Co Columbia Columbl Coumbla ¬
lumbia l To amend section 481 of the DIe District DltItr1ct DIerict ¬
trict t code To extend the time for the thecompletion thocompletion theompletion
completion c of the Washington and West Western Westem Westra ¬
ern e ra Maryland Railroad Companys road roadTo roadTo roado
To T o amend the act for the extension of ofNew otNew ofew
New N ew Hampshire Hamp hlre avenue To change the thename thename theame
name n ame of o V street from Florida avenue avenueto avenueto avenueo
to t o Nineteenth street northwest to Call California Calltorn Callorum ¬
fornia torn f orum I street streetDEBATE streetDEBATE stroetDEBATE
Minority Senators Oppose Proviso in inExtradition inExtradition inExtradition
Extradition Treaty TreatyTeller TreatyTeller Treatyeller
Teller T eller Cites O1te Convention with Portu Portugal Portugul Portiagj ¬
gal n ns Instance of Federal FederalEncroachment FederRlBncronchmcnt FederalBucroachment
Encroachment on States StatesThe StatesThe StatesThe
The Senate in executive oxecuUy session yes yesterday 765terd7 yeserdey ¬
terday t debated for two hours the ques question fIU fIUtlOft uem uemloji ¬
tion t loji of capital punishmentThe punishmentThe punishment punishmentThe
The discussion dt arose over the t ratifica ratification ratl ratiMahin ca caUon ¬
tion t hin of the extradition treaty with Portu Portugal Portugal Portual ¬
gal g al The treaty was reported from the thecommittee thecommittee theommittee
committee c on Foreign Relations Wednes Wednesday Wedn Wednday Wedneay ¬
day d ay but Senator Teller T ner made strenuous strenuousobjection streRUOUsobjection strenuousbjectIon
objection o to it It because beeau attached to the thetreaty thetre thereaty
treaty tre t ty was an interchange of diplomatic diplomaticnote diplomaticaotM diplomaticnotes
note imposing the condition that no noperson noextradited noerson
person p erson extradited under the treaty should shouldsuffer shouldI shoulduffer
I suffer s capital punishment
The treaty came up again yesterday yesterdayand yesterdayd
and a nd d was debated at t length Mr Teller Tallerwho Tellerw1lo Tellerwho
who made the principal speech and 3a 3aMoney Jlfr >
Money of Mississippi MIssissippi took the position positionthat positionthat positionhat
that t hat th the statutes of the States which whichprescribed whldtpre
prescribed pre p capital punishment for certain certainoffenses certainotren certainfetwes
o offenses fetwes e were being set aside by b the thetreaty tbetreaty thereaty
treaty t making power powerMr powerJr powerMr
Mr Teller dwelt upon this as an ex example example oxmple
ample a of the steadily growing tendency tendencyof
of the Federal government to encroach encroachupon encroachupon encroachupon
upon the rights of the States StatesMr StatesII StatesMr
Mr Dolliver of Iowa defended ibe ibetreaty < he hetreaty hetreaty
treaty The debate gradually developed developedinto develo1dInto dOVOo4nto
into I a discussion of the merits of capital capitalpunishment capllpualahment capitalpun1shment
punishment After two hours of tedioug tediougdebate tlMHOI8debate tedlotedebate
debate the Senate adjourned adjfUfnedwtthout adjfUfnedwtthoutaetlng without withoutacting withoutacting
acting upon the treaty treatyNOT treatyNOT treatyNOT
Western Maryland Railroad Re Receiver Receher Recelier
ceher ceiver Denies Statement StatementWord StatementWen StatententWord
Word came to the Senate yesterday yesterdayfrom yesterdafr yenterdayfrom
from the receiver of the Western Ve trn Mary Maryland Maryand Iary IaryIa ¬
land l Railroad Ra1InMtcldenytng denying that his company companyhad comPAnyhad companyhad
had been violating viohtJ the commodity clause clauseof claUMof clauseof
of the rate law which may possibly po a4 a4lay alIa atlay
lay Ia a fever that has possessed some someSenators IOmeSeaatora
Senators SenatorsA
A few days ago Ute Interstate Com Commerce Commerce Cornnierce ¬
merce Commission Informed 1 fonned the Senate Senatethat SemLtetbat Sonatathat
that It supposed lpoeM that the Western esterJl Mary Maryland WaryJand Maryland
land and other reftis r ro ds were not obeying obeyingI obeytnotlte
the t he requirements of the commodity commodttychleh clajuse clajusewhich chLusewhich
which hleh took effect May 1 This was wa in inanswer Inanswer Inanswer
answer to A resolution J of inquiry Intro 2ntrodueed introduced
dueed by Senator Foraker Incidentally Incidentallythe Inclde tally tallythe
the commission gave it as its ndentand understanding ndentandIng ndentandug ¬
ing t ug that there were to be no prosecutions pro prosecutionsi
by the Department of Justice for viola violations violation violalion ¬
tions lion of the commodity clause clau e for the thetime thetime thetime
time being beI Meanwhile it was the th in intention InteaHon Intention ¬
tention of the Department of Justice to totest totelt toteat
test the validity of the clause of the tberate tlterate therate
rate law of 19 IfIM which required all trans transportation tranliportaUon traitsportatlon ¬
portation companies to get rid of their theircoal theircoal theircoal
coal properties propertiesOn propenluOn propertiesOn
On tile vexed question Senator Elkins Btkinshas Elkinsbaa Elkinshas
has a resolution pending in the Senate Senatesuspending Senateluapeedlas Senatesuspending
suspending the penalties for violation violationof lob lion lionof
of the commodity clause until January
1910 and It was 83 while thrashing over overthe oYerthe overthe
the results of this preposition yesterday yesterdaythat yesterdaythat literdaythat
that Senator Foraker condemned the re receiver re receiver recelver ¬
ceiver of the Western W tern Maryland a United UnitedStates UnitedStatell UnitedStates
States official for presuming to disregard disregardthe
the law lawThe lawThe lawThe
The letter from rum the receiver reCeiver was ad addressed addred addreated ¬
dressed to the Interstate Commerce Com Commission Comm1Sekm Cornmission ¬
mission and transmitted to the Senate Senatewhere SeDatewhfte Senatewhere
where It was read yesterday yeetOlda In part partthe PArtthe partthe I
the letter says saysThe 5aYSThe saysThe
The commission is in error in Its un understanding understanding understauding ¬
derstanding as stated to the Senate Senate frhat frhatit hat hatIt htit
it hi informed by me that in the opera operation operatron operathen ¬
then of the Western Maryland Railroad RailroadI
I am not complying with the commodity commodityclause commOdityelaulC commodityclause
clause of 0 the Hepburn rate bill I had hadno hadno hadno
no Intention of so informing the com commission commlRlon cornmission ¬
mission and such is not the case case your yourtelephone yOurtelephone yourtelephone
telephone inquiry having been either mis misunderstood mlsundentood misunderstood ¬
understood by me or my reply to your yourrepresentative yourrepltiootathe yourrepresentative
representative at the telephone has been beenmisconstrued beenmlticonllltrued beenmIsconstrued
misconstrued misconstruedMy mlticonllltruedYy
My purpose was to reply repl to an Inquiry Inquirywhether Inquirywhether Inquirywhether
whether coal eo l taken from the mines owned ownedby ownfdby ownedby
by the West Virginia Central and PIUs Pittsburg Plttsburg PIUsburg
burg Railway Company a proprietary proprietarycompany proprietaryeompaRY proprietarycompany
company of the Western Maryland Rail Railroad Rallroad Railreed ¬
road Company was being transported en enthe enthe enthe
the Western We tem Maryland Railroad by the thereceiver thereceiver thereceiver
receiver receiverThe receiverIhe receiverThe
The conditions under which coal taken takenfrom takentrom takenfrom
from these mines is being transported transportedover trn transportedover sported sportedover
over the Western Maryland Railroad un under under under ¬
der the receivership appears from the or order order ordoe ¬
der of court included In the documents documentsherewith d dequmntgherewith ment8 ment8hern1tb
herewith Inclosed InclosedTbe hiclosedTb tt ttThe
The Tb letter Is signed od B F Bush Re Ree
eetved eetvedHennyuohhtThlef celverPennynoiiht
Mennywoisht HennyuohhtThlef Thief I Ix Sought SoughtThe SoughtTbe SoughtThe
The police pollcewete were notified yesterday toot thnta
a clever thief wanted in Charlotte N KCfor NC NC
Cfor C toy several Jewelry thefts has comb oomfeto Qombto combto
to this city Local men are asked to look lookout lookout lookout
out for him The
crook is known as a apennyweight apenuywelgbt apennyweight
pennyweight thief making a practice practiceof
of going IRI to jewelry jew lry stores stor and while ex examining examining oxamining ¬
amining diamonds to shoot one or more moreof moreOf moreof
of the rtoneg up his sleeve Ieeve by a snap of
i the fingers ft and substituting fake Jewelry
for valuable trinkets trinketsMaker trinketst trinketstfOlVEr trinketsMaker
tfOlVEr tfOlVErMaker
Maker of Highjrade Suitings for
Men We Import our fabrics bric Alt direct directAJI ect ectAll
All Al pur patterns are exclusive exclusiveff excIuiivcttQ exduivtrO1ENt
ff ttQ trO1ENt O WF liVEN VV m M Tailor T ilor an Draper42311thSt DraPer DraperllthSt
42311thSt 42311th llthSt St NAV t Nwt V VIe
House Leaders Force Cur Currency Ourrency Currency ¬
rency Measure Through ThroughTURN TllrougIlTURN ThroughTURN
Vigorous Vf orous Debate Characterizes the theHouses thcHouse theHouses
Houses House Passage of en a Money Ione Bill BillJohn BillJohn BillJohn
John Sharp Williams Outgeneraled Outgeneraledfor Outcner1cdtor
for or Once Onc OnceBill Bill Slay Be D Replaced in inthe Inthe Inthe
the Senate by b Aldrich Measure MeasureBy MeallureBy MeasureBy
By a majority of 39 the recast Vreelnd Vreelndbill Vr Vreelandbill hmd hmdbtll
bill to provide an emergency currency currencywas currencywas currencywas
was passed by the House yesterday after afterIts aftcrns afterIts
Its provisions had been bitterly attacked attackedby attackedby attackedby
by Democrats and recalcitrant Republi Republicans Republlns Republicans ¬
cans ns The vote on the passage of the bill billwas b1Uwas billwas
was 114 to 145 145Under 145Under 145Under
Under the terms of this measure meaaure clear clearinghouse clearInghouse clearinghouse ¬
inghouse associations composed of not notloss notless ot otloss
loss than ten national banks may issue issueemergency 1ssueemergency Issueemergency
emergency currency on the basis of any anysecurities an ansecurJUes anyeacurities
securities held by the banks including includingcommercial Includingecmmer Includingcommercial
commercial ecmmer lal paper the total amount of ofsuch otsuch ofsuch
such currency authorized being 5500000000 5500000000The 500000000The 5OOOOOOOOThe
The bill will now go to the Senate Senatewhere Senatewhere enntc enntcwhere
where it is probable that the Aldrich bill billwill billwJ1l billwill
will be substituted for It as an amend amendment amendment amepdmont ¬
ment This will send the measure to con conference canreronce conteronco ¬
ference and it IB the understanding that thatthe thattho thatthe
the conferees will frame a compromise compromisemeasure compromh3em88sure I Imeasure
measure which will be b placed on tho thostatute tholtatutt thustatute
statute books before the end of o next nextweek nextNot nextweek
week weekNot weekNot
Not an 1 was dotted or a t ttt crossed crossedby crossedby t tby
by the House In its consideration of the themeasure themeasure thimeasure
measure This was practically certain certainIn certainIn certainin
In view of the fact that the bill was re redrafted re redrafted redrafted ¬
drafted to suit the objections of the Re Republican n npublican Republican ¬
publican membership and was approved approvedin I Iin
in that form at the Republican confer conference conterence conferonce ¬
ence last Monday night nightVigorous nightVIgorous nightVigorous
Vigorous assaults a 8aulUJ on the bill were were made madeRepresentative madoRelHesentulv6 madeRepresentative
Representative Prince of Illinois a Re Republican n npublican Republican ¬
publican declaring that it was an Insiflt Insifltto in5111tto insiilito
to the Committee on Banking and Curren Currency Currenoy ¬
cy 01 of which he Is a leading member memberSixteen memberSIxteen memberSixteen
Sixteen Republicans refused to support supportthe supportthi aupporlthe
the measure on the final vote They Th y were wereCampbell wereCampbell
Campbell Calderhead d and Murdoch werer of ofKansas otKansasj ol olKansas r
Kansas Kansasj Cooper Kuestermann RuestermannMorse Morse and andNelson andNoliOn I INelson
Nelson of Wisconsin Wlse n 1n Darragh and Mc McMorran McMorran McMorran
Morran of Michigan Fowler of New NewJersey NewJ N NJersey
Jersey J y who Is chairman of the Banking Bankingand Bankingand Bankiniand
and Currency Committee Httiry H my and nd Hill HllIot Hillof
ot Connecticut Kelfer and Weems of ofOhio oCOhio 01
Ohio Prince of Illinois and Waldo of ofNew otNev 01 01New r
New York YorkA YorkA YorkA
A Flurry at the Start StartThere StartThere
There was a flurry when the he House met metand meland t
and the Mil was not called up The Thefact Thetact Th Thfact 1
fact was o that the official copy of the themeasure themeanre
measure w was s lost Where it had h d gone gonanobody gonenobwtv I
nobody nobwtv was un able bla to exnlaln Renresent
ative attveVrend Vreeland had ba retained the manu manuscript manuscript ¬
script draft of his measure however and andwith andwith I
with this thl he hustled hu tled to the Government GovernmentPrinting GovernmentPrlnUng GovernmentPrinting t
Printing Office whore hore he dictated tho text textto textto text L Lo
to t o compositors eompo ft r and with a fresh original originaldashed originaldashed I
dashed back to the th House and started startedthings startodthlng startedthings I
things going goingBut goingBut goingBut
But a real thriller came at the end of ofthe otthe ol
the t he lively debate when the Republicans Republicansplayed Republicansplared Republicautplayed I
played a lowdown political trick on the theDemocrats UI UIDemOCrat tin I IDemocrats
Democrats DemocratsMinority DemOCratMinority DemocratsMinority
Minority Leader Williams W1nl ms had been beentaunted boentaunted I Itaunted
taunted tOt not offering as a substitute substitutefor substitutetor substitutefoe
for the Vresland btU btllthe the currency meas measure measure meanere ¬
ure prepared or approved by William WilliamJennings WilliamJennings YlillamJennings
Jennings Bryan and introduced by him himself himIf himpeif ¬
self If In spite of the tM fact however that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the resolution re governing the consideration considerationof
of the currency currenc question provided that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the BryanWilliams Bryao WUlIame bill might be voted votedon votedon votedon
on on Mr Williams announced nnou ed that the theDemocrats theDlnocratal theDemocrats
Democrats preferred to choose their own ownsubstitute ownsub ownsubstitute
substitute sub Utute Instead of having the Repub Republican Repub1Ican Repub1can ¬
lican do so and his h bill would not be beproposed Hp HIi beproposed
proposed proposedHe p proposedH
He Ii feared Greeks who come bearing bearinggifts bearinggttts bearingglUe
gifts he said Then Whip Watson of ofthe otthe ofthe
the Republicans sprang his surprise At Athis Athis Athis
his Instance Representative Kahn of Cal California CalIforn Calfornia ¬
ifornia Iforn i a Republican offered the Bryan BryanWilliams Bryan1VIUlam BryanWflhiarne
Williams measure as a substitute for the theVreeland theVreeland theVreeiand
Vreeland bill billA billA hiltA
A Laugh I urb on Minority MinorityIt
It was funny tunn to everybody except the theDemocrats theDemocratf theDemocrats
Democrats to see e the bombshell effect In Intbe Inthe inthe
the ranks of the minority There was an anuproarious 8nuproartoUtJ anuproarious
uproarious time for foi a while A Republi Republican R Republtcan pubU pubUcan ¬
can called for the yeas and nays and andhis andhis andhie
his party associates responded with a ayell ayell ayell
yell of joy When Adair of Indiana Indianathe Indianathe Indianathe
the flrst Democrat t on the roll an answered answered answered ¬
swered present thus indicating that his hisaide blsstd hisside
aide std of the chamber cham er Intended to sidestep sidestepthe sldostepthe sidestepthe
the issue presented evan if that action actionseemed acUonm8d actionseemed
seemed m8d to reflect upon their peerless lead leader lander lendor ¬
er there was sas a hilarious outburst from fromthe fromthe fromthe
the majority majorityWhen majorityWhen majorityWhen
When John Sharp Williams name was wascalled wascalled wascalled
called he answered No from force of ofhabit ofhabit ofhabit
habit an apparent repudiation of his own ownchild ownchild ownchild
child The Republicans yelled again A Afew Afew Afew
few seconds later Mr Williams Williams was wasrushing wasrushing wanrushing
rushing down the aisle vigorously pro protesting protesting protesting ¬
testing that he had voted no through througherror througherror througherrcr
error Pointing his finger tIn r at the tally tallyclerk tallyclerk tallyclerk
clerk he shouted That vote Is present presentpresent presentpresent presentpresent
present whereat there was more Re Republican Republican Republican ¬
publican laughter and derisive shrieking shriekingSpeech shriekingSpeech shriekingSpeech
Speech Speech called the Repub Republicans RepubHeans Republicans ¬
licans as John Sharp turned smilir 1y 1yto y yto yto
to face his tormentors John Sharp was waswilling as aswl11tng
willing but ran counter to cries of Reg Ragular Regular Reguiar
ular order and hd to take his seat seatThe seatThe seatThe
The BryanWillhims Bryan WI1Uutns substitute was re rejected rejected rejocted ¬
jected of course 6 yeas and 232 2 nays nayswith nas naswith nayswith
with 98 answering present The slx sixfaithful slxfaithful slxfaithful
faithful Democrats who voted oted for the thesubstitute thesubstitute theitub I
substitute itub titute were Drundidge Floyd and andRobinson andRobinson andRobinson
Robinson of Arkansas Cox of Indiana IndianaDavenport IndianaDavenport IndianaDavenport
Davenport of Oklahoma and Hackett Hack lt of ofNorth ofNorth ofNorth
North Carolina After that the Vree Vreeland Vreeland Vreeland ¬
land bill was passed and the House ad adjourned
In the debate on the resolution limiting limitingthe limitingthe i ithe
the debate Mr Vreeland said that the themeasure theniessure i imeasure
measure carried out the Presidents rec recommendations recommendations recomniendations ¬
ommendations for an emergency circula circulation clrculatlon circulation ¬
tion and a commission to provide for re revising re revising revising ¬
vising the banking and currency system systemof systemOf systemof
of the country countryMr countr countrlIr countryMr
Mr Prince of Illinois second Ropub Republican RopubIIcan Ropublicait ¬
lican member on the Banking and Cur Currency Currency Currency ¬
rency Committee made the principal principalspeech prlnc prlncpalspeech pal palspeech
speech In opposition He protested pr tosted that thatit thatIt thatit
it was an Insult to that committee committeeOnly committeeOnly committeeOnly
Only a Pew Want It ItOnly ItOnly ItOnly
Only a few f fO w of the leaders wanted the thebill thebill thebill
bill he declared Millions of letters had hadbeen hadbeen hadbeen
been received by Congressmen asking askingthat nsklngtbat askIngthat
that wood pulp be put on tho free list
and that something be done regarding regardingthe rognrdlngthe regardingthe
the Sherman S erman law arid a d the Issuance of ofinjunctions ofSnjuncUoWi ofinjunctions
injunctions but these had met with no noresponse norHponse noresponse
response from those who when the people peopleskod peopleRskod peopleasked
> asked skod for or bread gave them a stone Three Threemen Threemonmeanlng Threemonnisaning
men monmeanlng meaning Cannon Sherman and Dal DnJzenwere Dalzeilwere
jzell zenwere were responsible for all legislation legislationhe
he said saidMr saldMr saidMr
Mr Williams accused the Republican Republicanof lJ lJof
of playing to the galleries galleriesRepresentative gnllorlesRepresentathe galleriesRepresentative
Representative Burton of Ohio roused rousedthe rouledthe rousedthe
the Republicans to a high state of en enthusiasm enthuslum enthusiasm ¬
thusiasm In closing the debate debateHill debateHili debateHill
Hill of Connecticut n Republican mem ¬
ber of the th Banking and Currency Com Comml Committee Cornmittee
ml mittee t tee op opposed d the bill and caused causedlaughter Cll causedlaughter 8ed 8edlaughter
laughter when he read this telegram tel telegramThe grnm grnmThe
The Mercantile 1I rcnntlle Association of New York Yorkprotests Yorkprotests Yorkprotests
protests against the illconsidered and
hasty proposition embodied in latest latestphase latestphase latestphase
phase of Vreeland Vr eland currency urrnc bill us near nearas nearas nearas
as they are able to follow the mold raoidchanges moldchanges ranidchanges
changes which this bill is undergoing
It believes that the vast majority of ofmercantile oCmtrcantUe ofmercantile
mercantile bodies would join us in the
protest if they had time to find out what whatis whatIs whatis
is going on We urge no legislation ex except except oxcapt ¬
cept creation of commission commissionRepresentative commissionRepresentative commissionRepresentative
Representative Cockran of New ew York Yorkmade Yorkmade Yorkmade
i made a vigorous speech against the themeasure themeasure themeasure
measure measureRAOSR measureRAnER measureItAYIEE
Discusses Dbcu us Stewart Casef Case bat No Ac Action Action Action ¬
tion Is I Taken TakenSenator TakenSonator TakenSenator
Senator Rayner of Maryland appeared appearedbefore appearedbelore appearedbefore
before the Military Affairs Committee of ofthe oCthe ofthe
the Senate yesterday to advocate a favor favorable favorable favorable ¬
able report on the resolution for the relief reliefof Telleot reliefof
of Col William F Stewart of the Coast CoastArtillery CoastArtillery CoastArtillery
Artillery the th exile of Fort Grant GrantThe GrantThe GrantThe
The hearing was executive The com committee commtttee cornmitten ¬
mittee took no action except to o call on onthe onthe onthe
the War Department for all records and andcorrespondence andcorrespondence andcorrespondence
correspondence relating to the case caseThe caseThe caseThe
The next regular meeting will occur occurThursday occurThursday occurThursday
Thursday two days before the date fixed fixedfor fixedtor fixedfor
for adjournment unless uIe the chairman of ofthe otlhe ofthe
the committee Senator Warren decides decidesto decidesto
to call a special meeting which is not notlikely notUkely notlikely
likely likelyThe UkelyThe likelyThe
The outlook for action by the Senate on onMr onMr onMr
Mr Rayners resolution is not bright brightI6GMORS brightGOVERttORS brightGOVERNORS
Plans for Permanent Organ Organization Organizafion Organization ¬
ization Are Discussed DiscussedCOMMITTEE DiscussedJ DiscussedCOMMITTEE DiscussedCOMMITTEE
Thin rhl Body Dod Will VIII Make a Report at a aMeeting AleeUIl aMeeting
Meeting leeUIl to Be Held Thia Tbl Morning MorningJast lIornlngJuat MornIngJust
Just Before Session Se lon of the Confer Conference Conference Conference ¬
ence at the th White House Begins BeginsGov DeglnGo BeginsCoy
Coy Go Folk Makes Address AddressTiint Addre AddreTqnt AddressTlat
Tiint the th governors desire to perfect an anorganization anorganizatIon anorganization
organization among themselves which whlshwill wblehwJU whichwilt
will be distinctly separate and lit In no wise wiseunder wiseunder wIseunder
under Federal Fed Ora 1 control became known yes yesterday yestordlL yestorday ¬
terday and the first steps toward such an anorganization anorganization anorganization
organization were taken takenAfter takenAfter takenAfter
After the conference had adjourned sdjeurnedGov adjeurnedGo adjournedGov
Gov Go Deneen who occupied the chair chairasked chCilrasked chairasked
asked that the governors gOYer olS remain In the theEast theBast theEast
East Room a few moments At the time timehowever Umehowever timehowever
however the th majority of the audience audiencewas audiencewu audienceon
was on its feet rt and the tb voice of the thechairman thechl thechairman
chairman chl nnan was drowned droWR In the th confusion confusionand conuafonand confusionandnoiss
and andnoiss andnoissAbout noise noiseAbout noiseAbout
About a dosen of the governors in including Ineluding Ineluding ¬
eluding Glenn Glenn of North Carolina Swan Swanson SWIUlson Swanson
son of Virginia Folk of Missouri John Johnson Johnson Johnson ¬
son of Minnesota Noel of Mississippi lU MiesissippiWilleon MississippiWlllson sl8slppl sl8slpplWillson
Wlllson of Kentucky Sheldon of Ne Nebraska Nebraska Nebraska ¬
braska and several others held a meet meetIng meetIng meeting
Gov Go Glenn Prodded ProddedGov PrcHldcdGov PresidedGay
Gov Glean presided and GoY Folk of ofMissouri ofMissouri ofMissouri
Missouri addressed the body botI in an in informal Intormal Informal ¬
formal way He said Jd there were several severalquestions severalqueettons severalquestions
questions that should come co up when the theresolutions theresolutlOM theresolutions
resolutions committee reported today and andenumerated andenumerated andenumerated
enumerated a number of them themGov thtmGov them0ev
Gov Johnson said he thought it was wasImproper wasIrnprop wasmproper
Improper Irnprop i mproper r to inject t some of the questions questionswhich questionswhich s swhleh
which Mr Folk suggested GrNtecl into the th present presenthearing pt8III presenthearing t thoorlng
hearing as they ef were of too farreaching farreachinga
a a nature He then suggested Hu tecl that tbe tbegovernors tbegovernors thegovernors
governors hold a meeting to perfect plans plansfor piaufor plansfor
for an organization to be known as the theGovernors theGovernora theGovernors
Governors AssocIation
uov Swanson 01 Virginia vi vidid aid that be bedid bedid
did not think this would be proper at this thistime thistime IbMtime
time as the conference was the work of ofPresident ofPrealdcmt ofPresident
President Roosevelt and he might not be bepleased bepleued bepleased
pleased with 1th such ueh action Gov Noel Noelquoting NoelquoUag Noelquoting
quoting from rem the programme said s Id the thePresident theJ9rctt thePresident
President had merely called the confer conference COhcrence conferonce ¬
ence and made suggestions along alon certain certainlines c certainlins rlall rlallIIn8
lines and that In h the programme JHO ralllm8 it was wasstated Wdstated wasstated
stated the governors could take whatever whateveraction whateveraetlon whateveraction
action they tM saw nt ntGov fttGo lit lit0ev
Gov Go Folk said one of tIM things of ofvital orltAI ofvital
vital ltAI importance was Uw sovereignty af afthe afthe efthe
the States and injunction against asat iitt St State Stateofficials StateoffidaJa Stateofficials
officials He said saidThe aidThe saidThe
The sovereignty of the States te at atpresent atpreeent atpresent
present largely a theory The railroads railroadscan railroadscan railroadscan
can go Into any court in the land and andcannot andcanBOt andcannot
cannot be enjoined but the State officials officialscan ometalscan officialscan
can canHe
He also a so said that the privilege of en enjoining enjoining enjoining ¬
joining State official was practically a arepeal arepeal arepeal
repeal of the eleventh amendment of the theConstitution theConstitution theConstitution
Constitution which prohibited suit being beingentered beingentered beingentered
entered against States StatesThe StatuThe StatesThe
The remarks of Mr Folk were growing growingso
so o interesting that Gov Go Johnson John on said he hethought hethought hethought
thought every governor ID the assembly as assemblyshould embl emblshould
should be entitled to hear them and sug suggested suggested suggested
gested that a meeting be called of the theentire theenUre theentire
entire assembly either Friday or Satur Saturday Saturda Saturday ¬
day da afternoon afternoonGov afternoonGo afternoonGo
Gov Go Willsen msen of Kentucky Kentuekl also o advo advocated advoe advocated ¬
cated e ted the forming of a governors asso association association anneelation ¬
ciation which should meet each year yearGov yearGear ear earGtI
Gear GtI Glenn then appointed Gave Will Willson WillSOn WillSOn
son of Kentucky Folk of Missouri and andSheldon andSholdon andSheldon
Sheldon of Nebraska a committee to for formulate formulate formutate ¬
mulate plans looking to the gathering of oftha ofthe ofth
the th governors for the purpose of effect effecting erreetIng effectlug ¬
ing a permanent organisation This com committee committee cornmittee ¬
mittee will report to Gov Glenn at 10 10oclock 10oclock 10oclock
oclock this morning one hour before the theregular theregular theregular
regular conference convenes convenesIdea convenesIelea convenesIIe
Idea IIe of the Governors GovernorsThe GocrnorlThe GovernorsThe
The idea of the governors is to got be beyond beond beyond ¬
yond ond the domination of Federal govern government goernment government ¬
ment ment entirely The scope will 111 be widened widenedand widenedand
and all questions in which the States are arecollectively ar arcollectively arccollectively I
collectively interested Jntere ted will be discussed discussedThis discussedThis discussedThis
This will include injunctions of State of officials offlcla1s officials ¬
ficials regulation of railways r t1waS by States Statesuniform Statesuniform Statesuniform
uniform laws prison reforms criminol criminology erimlnology criminology ¬
ogy and kindred topics topicsGov topicsGo topicsGov
Gov Go Fort who heard of the project be before bofore before ¬
fore his departure said New Jersey would wouldlike wouldlike wouldlike
like to have the first meeting and that thatAtlantic thatAtlantic thatAtlantic
Atlantic City offered a splendid place placowhile placewhile
while Gov Willson of Kentucky Kentuck asked askedfor askedtor askedfor
for the first gathering at Louisville LouisvilleDefinite L LouisvilleDefinite ulsvme ulsvmeDefinite
Definite steps toward the organization organizationwill
will be taken today and if it is not com completed completed cornpletod ¬
pleted before the adjournment of the pres present present presr ¬
ent conference it will be so far advanced advancedthat advancodthat advancedthat r
that it will be completed shortly
Former Director of the Mint Pauses PausesAvay PaRsewa Pasaca4wny
Avay wa at Freeport 111 111Freeport IIIFreepOrt IllFreeport
Freeport IIP May 14 HHoratio Horatio C Bur Burchard Burchard Burchard
chard Member of Congress from this thisdistrict thisdistrIct thisdistrict
district from IStfl to 1STO and director of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the United States Mint from 1ST9 to 1SSS 1SSSdied lSSldied 1S 1Sdied
died here today He was eightythree eightythreeyears eightythreeyears eightythreeyears
years old oldWanted oldVanteel oldWanted
Wanted for Murder in Richmond RichmondTwo RlehmouclTwo RichmondTwo
Two negroes wanted in Richmond Va Vafor Vafor Vafor
for murder are believed to be in this thiscity thisCity thiscity
city and the local police were yesterday yesterdayasked yesterd8Jasked yesterdayasked
asked to locate them The Th men are Em Bmmett Emmett Emrnett
mett Parish and Nelson Jenkins The Themurder Themurder Themurder
murder was committed on March MarchRciOrted Iarch 31 31Reported 1RClOrteel
Reported Theft of Diamonds DiamondsReport Dlnmonc1Report DiamondsReport
Report was made to the police io1lco yesterday yesterdayby yesterdayby yesterdayby
by Harry P Stanford of 1 1m 3 Euclid Euclidstreet Euclidstreot Euclidstrot
street of the loss 10 of a diamond ring ringvalued ringvalued ringvalued
valued at 1136 U5 i and two valuable diamond diamondscarf dlamondscarfplns diamondoearfpIns
scarf scarfplns pins The jewelry was stolen from fromhis fromhlR fromhis
his apartment Wednesday night nightWhile tIghtWhile nightWhile
While you ou think of it It telephone telep one your yourWant you youWant ou ouWant
Want Ad to The Washington Herald and andbill andem andbill
bill will be sent yon at t 1 cant a word wordAlways wordAlways wordAlways
Always the Same Sam SamTharpt SameTharps
Tharpt TharpsBerkeley s sBerkeley
Berkeley Rye Ryegi
812 gi P 1 Street St cet X W Phone Main 1141 1141Special 114tSpeclnJ 1141Special
Special Private Delivery
Washington Fares Well in inThis inThis inThis
This Years Gift GiltLAND GiftLAND GiftLAND
Omnibus Public Building Bill Is I Jn Jnnt Inat In Inat
at Last LastNew JTew Postoffice for City CityProvided OUTProldedUemodal CityProvidedMemorial
Provided ProldedUemodal Memorial at Arlington ArlingtonProbable ArlIngtonProbableSite rUnston rUnstonProbableSUe
Probable ProbableSUe Site for District National NationalGuard Nntlol NationalGuard d dGuard
Guard Dedicated DeeUcatedBUI Bill to Pass PassWashington PRSI PassWashington
Washington fares well in lnthe the omnibus omnibuspublic omnibuspublic omnibuspublic
public building bill reported to the House Houseyesterday Houeoyosterday Houseyesterday
yesterday by Chairman Bartholdt o of the theCommittee theCommittee
Committee on Public Buildings Bu1Id1ns and andGrounds andGrounds I
Grounds GroundsIn aroundaIn GroundsIn 1
In addition to the sum of 500000 500000 car carried carried earned ¬
ried for a new pestoffice stomce building buildingwhich bulldlngwhich buildingwhich
which will be located In the vicinity of ofthe ofthe ofthe
the new Union Station although the theplace theplace theplace
place is not designated designatedapproprtationa designatedapproprtationator appropriations appropriationsfor
for the beginning of work on a a memorial memorialamphitheater memorialamphItheater memorialamphitheater
amphitheater in Arlington and for other otherlocal otherlocal otherlocal
local monuments are provided providedThe provldodThe providedThe
The effectual prevention > of land grab grabbing grabbing grabbing ¬
bing in the Capital is to be brought brou brouht brouhtabout ht htilbout j
about as has previously been outlined outlinedin outlinedIn
in Tne Ttte Washington Herald by a com commission COmmission oemmission ¬
mission consisting of five men me who shall shallinvestigate shallInvestigate shallInvestigate
investigate grants by the government of oflands oflanda Oflands
lands in the District DistrictAs DistrictAs DistrictAs
As to the Probcr ProbcrThe ProberThe ProbersThe
The provision of the bill referring to tothis tothis tOthis
this commission reads as follows That Thata
a comrrijssion be and the same is hereby herebycreated herebycreated herebycreated
created to consist of five members name namely namely namely ¬
ly the Secretary of War the Attorney AttorneyGeneral AttoI1leyGeneral AttorneyGeneral
General the president of the Board of ofCommissioners ofComml9l 01CommleeIners
Commissioners Comml9l loners of the District of Colum Columbia Columbia Columbin ¬
bia the chairman of the Committee on onPubllo onPublic
Public Buildings and Grounds of the theUnited theUnited tb tbUnited
United States Senate and the chairman chairmanof chairmanof
of the Committee on Public Buildings and andGround andGroun andGround4
Groun Ground of the United States House of ofRepresentatives ofRepre 01 01Representatives
Representatives Repre entAUes for the purpose of In Investigating InostigaUng Invostigating ¬
vestigating the title of the United States Statesin StatesIn StatatIn
in and to all lands in the District of Co Columbia Columbia Columbia ¬
lumbia with a view to protecting such auehtitle SUaktitle suchtitle
title filing a a map of said lands and ndcertalnlng as ascertaining a acertaining ¬
certaining whether or not any Individual Individualor
or corporation is without proper author authority authorIty authority ¬
ity occupying in whole or in part any anysuch MYloch anysuch
such lands landsSaid land landSaki landsSaid
Said commission shall also Investigate lDwsU investigatsand Investigateand te teand
and report on any an and all transfer of oftitles o otlUea citItlet
titles to such Undr land by b the United States Stateseither Stateeither Stateseither
either by authority of Congress Congr or other otherwise otherWi otherii ¬
wise Wi and shall hall make recommendations recommendationsas
as to the future policy of the govern government bOvornment governmeat ¬
ment with respect to the sale or retention retentionof retentionor retentionof
of any and ail such lands title titi to which whichmay wbkhmay I Imay
may have been or is now vested in the theUnited theUnlt theUnited
United Unlt States Stat and pending the report of ofsaid ors oh ohsaid
said s id commission unless uIII qtherwlre di directed directed directed ¬
rected by Congress Cougr all auttlortzatlOnflheretofore autbortzaUonfl autbortzaUonflheretofore I Iheretofore
heretofore made for the sale sle of govern government gonment govecnmont ¬
ment land in tha th District of Columbia Columbiain ColumbiaIn ColumbiaIn
in which conveyances have VI not been beenmade beenmade beenmade
made or contracts entered Into shall shallbe n nbe I Ibe
be held in abeyance abeyanceThe aberaaceThe abeyanceme
The commission hereby NbFerled created shall shallhave MaDba shahhave
have ba authority to send for persons personspapers peno penopapers personspapers
papers documents public and private privaterecorJs privatereeor 1 1rocoris
recorJs reeor J8 administer oaths and a to conduct conductsuch eon coaduciouch uet uetsuch
such investigation In vU atJon in such manner as assaid usakl in I Isaid
said cMrmlseion may deem beat be < and andshall an4shan an I Ishell
shall report re port the th results of such Investiga Investigation In invostigntki tga ¬
tion tki 10 0 the Sixtieth Confress together togetherwltit topU togetheiWith r rltIt
With ltIt its recommendation recommeB tJ ap And for the
nse or comwrtasion a 5 sum not nott ItO ItOto itOlI
t to exceed eWt d 56COO OOO Oth Is I hereby appropriated appropriatedHalf pNoprl tM1 tM1Ualt
Half Million for F PostofficeThe Poutoffice PoutofficeThe Htofficc HtofficcThe
The paragraph appropriating SMOcua ttOtt for fora tora foxa
a new poetoffice poIJto at Washington specifies specifiesnothing peclfteanotblJb t tnothing
nothing more than the amount and the thecity thedty I Icity
city It Is well known however that thatthe t tthe L Lthe
the building will be placed pl near the new newstation newtatlon na nastation
station the exact location to be decided decidedupon deddeclupon I Iupon
upon In the usual u manner mannerFor mannerFor mannerFor
For the work of making estimates and andplans udplans ant I Iplans
plans for a memorial at Arlington ArI toIa a acommission acommls51 i t tcommission
commission n consisting of the Secretary of ofWar otYar o oWar
War Yar the Superintendent of the Capitol Capitolone Capitolone CopiLotone
one member of the G A R Raad IL and a mem member member mornher ¬
ber of the United L lted Spanish War ViUerans 1tteransis tWra tWracrated
k created The sum of i i M > fa 1 > carried carriedfor carriedtor csrrl I Ifor
for thIS work workThe workThe workThe
The sum of IOO 2j0 Jeft for the expenses of a acommission aeomml x xcommission
commission eomml lon consisting of the Assistant AssistantSecretary AtaatSeeretary t tSecretary
Secretary of War the general command commanding cOn1maadlog commandlag ¬
log the District militia mUlt and the Super ¬
intendent of th t Capitol is appropriated I
in the bill This
commission is to cause causeplane causeplaDii C Cplans
plane and estimates for a suitable ar armory armory armary ¬
mory for the District Dt < tr1ct National Guard to tobe t a abe
be submitted submittedThe submittedThe submittedThe
The bill also provides that tho north northerly northerl northerly ¬
erly erl portion of the government reserva reservation reservation reservation ¬
tion bounded by B street north B street streetsouth streetsouth streesouth
south Seventh S venth street west and Sixth Sixthstreet Sixthstreet Sixtl Sixtlstreet
street east east in the District t of Columbia
known as Armory Square be selected and ani
dedicated as g site for an n armory for forthe forthe fo fothe
the National Guard of the District after afterthe afterthe site r rthe
the tracks of the Baltimore and Potomac PotocR C CRailroad
Railroad R Jlroa4 Company are removed removedThe remonetThe removedThe
The bill further provides that In the tb e efuture
future the Secretary of the Treasury TrrSSUrysubmit Trnmur Trnmursubmit
I submit to Congress annual detailed estl estlmates utlmutes entimates
mates of appropriations necessary for de defraying de defraying dofraying ¬
fraying all expenses incident to carry ¬
ing out the work on buildings authorized authorizedwhich d dwhich e ewhich
which come under the supervision Of the theSecretary theSecretar th 0 0Secretary
Secretary SecretarIn j
In addition to providing funds for sites sitesand sitesand site S Sand
and public building the bill proposes proposesthe S S Sthe
the enactment of some important legtela legislalion i ition
lion germane to the th provisions of the themeasure themeasure th 8 8measure
measure It provides that in the future futurebuIJdtngs futur e ebuildings
buildings will be constructed for post postoffices po postolilces t tomces
offices purposes purpos s only other bureaus of ofthe ofthe n nthe
the government to be provided with quar quarters quarters quartern ¬
ters in separate structures This policy policywill polleywill polio poliowill
will be carried CArried in the th case of the post postofllce postoffice postoffice
office buildings to be b erected at New NewYork NewYork Nei v vYork
York St St Louis Plttaburg Minneapolis MinneapolisChicago MinneapolitChicago MlnneapollsChicago
Chicago Syracuse Washington and andofher andoiher an d dother
other cities citiesThree cHiesThree citiesThree
Three Months to Frame It ItThe ItThe ItThe
The House committee spent three threemonths threemonths threemonths
months in framing the bill It considered con consideredno lder lderno j
no less than 821 project including 556 556that OOGthat 56that
that had been passed upOn in the Senate
Involving an estimated expenditure of ofmore ormore ofmore
more than 812000gtl 812000gtlThe 112000 112OO eoo eooThe 00 00The
The committee cut down these esti estimates estimates estimates ¬
mates to about 3flOOJIO providing more morethan moretan moretxan
than 20WOeOO for sites buildings and andImprovements andImproon19l1ts andimprovrnonts
Improvements and more than 2 3008000 OOO to tocontinue tocontinue tocontinue
continue work on buildings already under underway underna underway
way wayFor na wayFor
For constructing buildings for post postoffice postoffice postoffice
office purposes only making them models modelsfor modelsfor modelsfor
for buildings to be put up In the future futurethe futurethe futurethe
the bill carries 7M00t 600 for Chicago 500090 OOOOOtor 500090for 50OO0for
for Boston 850000 for Cleveland Cle < Jand and and3ThO
371060 for San Francisco FranciscoThe FranciscoThe FranciscoThe
The measure will be taken up in th thHouse thi thiHouse thIHouse
House today and passed It will go gothrough gothrough gothrough
through by b a unanimous vote voteThere vot votThere voteThere
There will be no opposition to it it as asnearly asMarly asnearly
nearly every member me ber of the House OU8f ba b he heever beever heever
ever so humble be he Democrat Dem t or Re Republican Republican Republican ¬
publican will cast his vote for the th bill billwith btuwith billwith
with a whoop w oop Should tho President as ashas ashas ashas
has been threatened threatenedi veto the bill for any anyreason anyre anyreason
reason re son It will undoubtedly be passed passedever pa passedeven sed sedover
ever his veto vetoRepresentative vetoUcprescJatnthc vetoRepresentative
Representative Deubyu Home Afire AlireRoprotrentltlvo AfireRoproentitivo j jRepresentative
Representative Edwin Denby of Michi Michigan lIfcbl1 lIfcbl1gan Michigun ¬
gan and his family were were routed from fromtheir fromtheir I
their homo 1SS Now Hampshire avenue avenuenorthwest avenuenorthwest avenuenorthwest
northwest at a kite hour last night by byfire brtIre byfire
fire tIre which for a time threatened serious seriousresults seriousresults seriousresults
results The fire was started by a lace lacecurtain lacecurtain lacecurtain
curtain coming In contact with withgas a agas agas
gas jet The flimsy arms material immediately
blazed up and when discovered by mem members members mornhers ¬
bers of the th family had caught fire to a ajjiettj RpIece apiece
pIece jjiettj ui ot r furniture mrmiuiu rnlturo and uu to iu the me woodwork woodworkand woodworkand wuuuworK j
and was burning fiercely The blaze was wasextinguished viiSextinguished wasextinguished
extinguished by members of o No 2 Truck TruckCompany j
Company The dAmage is estimated at atabout atAbout atabout I
about S 59 i
Senate Committee Comni1tte Favors Reeirtab ReeirtabXiahincnt ReeJJtnbIIhment
Xiahincnt of Present Force ForceThe ForceThe ForceThe
The Senate Committee on Military AC Affairs ACfairs ACairs ¬
fairs f airs reported favorably yesterday a aHouse aHouse aHouse
House bill establishing the Porto Rico RicoRegiment RicoRegiment
Regiment of Infantry of the United States Statesarmy i
army It Is to be composed of the two twoexisting i iexIsting
existing battalions of the Porto Rico Pro Provisional ProvisiOnal ¬
visional Regiment RegimentThe RegimentThe
The field officers shall be one lieutenant lieutenantcolonel lieutenantcolonel
colonel and two majors who shall be de detailed detailed ¬
tailed for four years from army officers officersnot officersnot
not below the rank of t captain captainPresent captainPresent
Present captains and lieutenants of o the theproviSIonal
provisional regiment who have been in inservice Inservice
service five years and were appointed appointedafter appointedaftor
aftor examinations may be recommteeion recommteeioned reCOmml o1 o1ed
ed in the new regiment regimentNative regimentN
Native N tlve lieutenants may serve until the theexpiration theexpIratIon
expiration of their commissions commlsslonswMn commlsslonswMnthey when whenthey
they will have to undergo examination for forreapnolntment torreappointment
reappointment reapnolntmentSENATOE reappointmentSENATOR reappointmentSENATOR
His IU Absence Delays Commodity CommodityCInuNC Commocllt7OInuNc
Clause Measure in Senate SenateAt SenateAt
At the conclusion of the consideration considerationof
of the sundry dvil bill In the Senate Senateyesterday Sonataye
yesterday ye terdliT Senator Elkins endeavored to toget toget
get a vote on his resolution suspending suspendingthe
the penalties Deneltt s of the commodity clause clauseof lauseot
of the rate law lawTh lawTbe
Th The abs absence nea of Senator Foraker who whois whoIii
is confined to his home by illness was wasnoted wasnoted
noted by Senator nator Kean and Senator Aid Aidrich Aldrich
rich and as the th Ohio Senator had an anImportant anImportant animportant
Important amendment pending it was wasdeemed wasdeemed
deemed advisable advl able tc postpone postponeturther further con consideration consideration ¬
sideration until Mr Foraker could be bepresent bepreetnt bepresnt
present presentOn preetntOn
On motion of o Mr Aldrich the Senate Senateaccordingly Senateaeetrdlngly SenateaccOrdingly
accordingly went into executive session sessionduring s68slondurlD sessionduring
during durlD which hleh several nominations were wereconfirmed werecon1rmed woreconfirmed
confirmed and the extradition treaty with withPortugal withPortugal withPortugal
Portugal was discussed discussedMN dlcu5lJedMANN discussedMANN
Wood Pulp Hearing Grows Quite QuiteSarcastic QuiteSareastic
Sarcastic SarcasticChairman SareasticChairman SarasticChairman
Chairman of Committee Nails New NewYorJc lewlQ1 NenYor1
YorJc lQ1 Yor1 PaJ Pu Vubllshqr > lhgr ahcr Down to toStatement toStntement
Statement StatementJohn StntementJoka statementJohn
John Norris of the New York Times Timeswho TlmMwho Timeswho
who is appearing as a witness ltnNS before the titeHouse theHou theHones
House committee inquiring into the oper operations oporatkma operatlons ¬
ations of o the paper P p r trust and Chairman ChairmanMann ChalrnHUlMILRn ChairmanMann
Mann of the committee commltt got into another anothersquabble anoUiersquabble anothexsquabble
squabble at yesterdays session ses on Chair Chairman Chalrmlln Chairman ¬
man Mann was sarcastic concerning con ernlnG Mr MrNorris MrNorris MrNorris
Norris testimony tHtlmon intimating that he had hadnot hadIIOt I Inot
not made good the charge of the publish publishers publWrs ¬
ers em rs that the tariff Is the cause of the thehigh thEhigh
high price of print paperWith paper paperWith
With fine irony Mr Mann ann asked Mr MrNorris MrNorris MrNorris
Norris if he had told the fell story of the thetransformation Utetransformation t ttransformation
transformation of the American Paper Paperand Paperand Papexand
and Pulp Association from a a tame debat debating debatIng ¬
ing society with annual dinners and an anamiable analable I Iamible
amiable intermingling ef everybody in the thetrade thetMde thutrade
trade into a group of lawbreakers with withcunning witheunnlng withcunning
cunning methods of evasion of ofthe the crimi criminal criminal ¬
nal statute and with devices to force an animmunity animmunity animmunity I
immunity bath from the government governmentwhenever tjovernmenthener goverrnneniwhenever
whenever caught in its crimes crimesMr crimesXl crimesMr
Mr Norris replied that he had present presented pr presentad nt nteel ¬
ed as much testimony on that subject as ashe ashe a ahe
he thought was discreet in view of the theFederal theFederal
Federal grand jury Investigation in New NewYork NewYork SenYorL r
York He referred to confidential state statemenu suuementa statsmeats
menu made to the committee committeeChairman committeeCbalrman committeeOhatrmn
Chairman Mann quoted from Mr r Nor Norrttf Norrla Nora
rttf n a OP o opeasit5 B s statement three we wee k e AS ASMWe AgO AgOWe
MWe We pretftfee e to eonvtae Onriltce you that they theyhave theyhave theyhave P
have slotted the Canadian mills with or orders erders ordens ¬
ders and have continuously kept the Ca Canadian CRMdlaa CsnatHan ¬
natHan laborers employed white banded bandedtogether bandedtogether I Itogether
together to keep the American t laborer in inIdleness inIdleness In I Iuntil
Idleness until the demand for paper should shouldincrease sbouldIncrea I Ii
increase increaseI Increa Increar
I dont remember what evidence ce you youhave youhav yoihave
have hav presented pre ented along this line Une said saidChairman sakIChairman oak oakChairman
Chairman Mann Mr Norris contended he hebad he1Mwl hi S Shad
bad shown one on instance of this and Mr MrMann MrMIlAn MrMean
Mann asked if that was the only evi evidence eYiHace cvidonee ¬
dence along aIo that tJlne line Mr Norris re responded re respon reponded ¬
sponded spon ecl It was wy w the evidence evidenceChairman evidencechairman vldeneeCbalrman
Chairman Mann asked about the state statement statement Matemen ¬
ment men that the International Paper Com Company CompaRy Cornpay ¬
pay had actually reduced its output of ofnews otnews o onews
news print paper in the last ten years yearsMr yearsIr yearsMr
Mr Ir Norris contended the books of the theInternational theInternational tb e
International would show that To this thisMr thisMr tint tintMr S eS
Mr Mann IMn replied that it might have been beenmore lleenmore be x a amore
more fortunate if Mr Norris had said so soin soIn it p pin
in his opening statement Instead of saying sayingthat StIlngthat sayin r rthat
that the association he represented repiese ted would wouldshow wouldshow I Ishow
show it itMr It ItMr ItMr
Mr Norris said he had presented pre nted state statements statements statemeats ¬
ments to prove this thisThat thisThat thisThat
That Is not evidence tt retorted Chair Chairman Chl Chairnan r rman ¬
man Mann ann
Dy Naming amlng the Telephone Exchange ExchangeDefore ExelmngeBefore e eBefore
Before Giving Glvl g the Xnmher XnmherThe XumlcruThe NumbrrThe
uThe The new plan of making telephone telephonecalls telephonecalls telephoncalls
calls by which the name of the telephone telephoneexchange telephoDexeranse telephonexeiange
exchange Is given before the number was wasadopted wasadoptpd wa S Sadopted
adopted to save time said the manager managerof r rof
of one of the largest exchanges exchangesWith exchangesWith exchangesWith
With the name given first the opera operator operator operatar ¬
tor can be calling the exchange while whlIethe whlIethesuwrlbr the thesubscriber e esuhsriher
subscriber Is I giving the number numberA
A few te seconds is frequently saved on oneach oneach ci a aeach
each call and on a thousand calls the theamount theamount th e eamount
amount of time saved is something to toreckon toreekon ti 0 0reckon
reckon with withNen withNe withNew
Ne New York Is one of the last cities to toadopt toadopt I 0 0adopt
adopt this style anyhow In all the other otherlargp otherJarp othe 1 1large
large cities lUes of the country it has been beenused beonused bee a aused
used for years yearsBefore YeArsBefore yearsBefore
Before the change was made hero an anthe anthe a Ii Iithe
the subscribers ubs nbers in one exchange were re requested retUMtflOd requested ¬
quested to give gh their calls for a whole wholeday whol wholday 0 0day
day according to the new plan So much muchtime muchtime muc h htime
time was saved that it was decided to toadopt toadopt t 0 0adopt
adopt it In all exchanges
Finding FindingYour FllndingYour
Your Letters LettersIsnt
Isnt always such an easy matter matterNine matterNine matterNine
Nine times out of ten its the themethod themet th a amethod
method met hod thats wrong wrongCMay wronglMay wrongEMay
CMay be youre using old meth methods methods methods ¬
ods long ago go discarded by upto uptodate uptodate nptodate
date business men menTheres menClTheres meitEjTheres
ClTheres Theres only one 0 n e way to file fileletters filelettersthats filelettersthats
letters lettersthats thats by the vertical fil filing filing Illing ¬
ing system Theres only oni y one onevertical 0 onevertical ne nevertical
vertical filing system systemthats thats the theSHAWWALKER theSHAWWALKEf theSllWALKER
Were the Werethe theSole theSale ri Verethe I jrjI jrjIWn
Sole SoleV SoleAgents SaleAge V
Agents Agentsin Age ts tsIn
in inTown InTQwn
Town TownThe TQwnThe Wn WnThe
The Julius Lansburgh LansburghFurniture LansburghFurniture LansburghFurniture
Furniture and Carpet Co
512 Ninth Street NW N 1V
JDlKcovereil DIgcoe D elto to Be a Scientific Cure Curefor Cureior Curefor
for Chronic Indigestion IndigestionMr
Mr Andrew Andrei McConnell the scientist ntl t be becoming be becoming hooming ¬
coming c famous for discovering the laws lawsof lawsof lawsf
of o f electricity in life has proven that any anycase anycase anyase
case c ase of chronic indigestion can be cured curedby curedby curedy
by b y the person p rson learning how to generate generatemore generatemore generateore
more m ore electricity in his own body In Inthree Inthree Inhree
three t hundred cases he has demonstrated demonstratedthat demoft8tratedthat demonetratedhat
that t hat one nc does not need a physician healer healeror heal healor
or o r any apparatus but simply mply to study at tidy the thelSws th thtgws lb5aws
lSws j aws of electric production and control in inhis 1nhis Inis
1 his is body Mr ltlr McConnell prove proves that dis disease disease diease ¬
ease e ase comes from low vital power that thatthis thstthis thathis
this t his power Is electricity electrfcltv that electricity electricityruns e1eetrlCLty e1eetrlCLtyruris electricityush
runs r ush every Vital vltalorg organ n and fatram ones onesself enessel oneself
self s elf to increase thW human electricity electricitythat electricitythat electricityhat
that t hat any person can cure himself In a afew 8few aew
few f ew weeks not Only OnlyOf of Indigestion out of ofnervous ofnervous Ofervona
nervous n ervona prostration prost atlon heart trouW trou sad sadall aItdaU andll
all a ll other chronic nines ninesj ninON ninONEery IllnessEvery
j Every substance warm war moist and ald still stillferments tlUtorments Ull Ullerments
ferments f erments every substance sub tance warm VtaTmand Atfffet Atfffetand InSIStnd
and a nd active cannot ferment t The Tl1 stanmcn stanmcncontents Qt8mae11contents SLOmOontents
contents c are always warm arm and moist and andwhen aadhen adhen
when w hen very active there can b be no Cannon fermentation t ttallon Cannonation ¬
tation t When rather still the stomach Is lacompelled IsQompelled Isornpellod
compelled c to ferment which is Indiges Indigestion htdlgMtlon ffidifl ffidiflhen ¬
tion t hen The life power po r contracts the t le stem stemach 2iWmaeh atomab
ach n ab something like the h heart rt action to toprevent topreent tOrevent
prevent p revent fermentation When our vital vitalpower vttalpower vitalower
power p ower is low the stomach action Is weak weakened WiiJtikenad weaknd ¬
ened e nd this II why wh every weak person has hasindigestion hasndigestion 8 8tndlgesUon
indigestion I No medicine can ineraa4 inerasse the thestomach tMstomaoh thetomach
stomach s action to cure it it Mr McOonnailproves MeOonRallproves McConnell McConnellroves
proves p roves the whole b4le digestive process Is an anelectrical AllelectrIcal anlectrical
electrical e process which explains why bis bisScience Itlllc1ince hiscIence
Science cIence of f Vital Increase is curing C1Im all allcases aJlcases allases
cases c of indigestion Mr MeOonnsHs MeOonnsHswork McOonn McConnellsworkIsnetamedlcaiuineno U Uwork
work workIsnetamedlcaiuineno Is not a medical line nor a axosptal axosptalbut mental mentalbut 1fteAtalbut
but is a aseientlftc scientific study of the theproau electric electricproduction electricproeluction
production proau tlon in I the body bod which te has hasproven Heproven hissproven
proven will be a aeff aeffcun cure for all disease diseaseThis dtHaseThis diseaseThis
This Science of Human Electricity is istaught Itaught Istaught
taught in the Life Electricity Institute Instituteof IaSUt1Itu IaSUt1Ituof Institutesof
of New York Brooklyn N Y Boston Bostonand Rand Bostonnd
and a nd 613 i3 Fifteenth street nw Washington WashingtonD
D C This science can be taugnfby taugnfbymail taughtbymall by bymall
mall The churches are interested lata in I Mr MrMcConnells IrIeConneUs MrMcConnells
McConnells work as a scientist way to tocounteract tocounteract o oounteract
counteract c the inroads of Cnristfan CnristfanScience Cltrt taaScIence GhristianScience
Science The W C CT T tT Is interested ratsretadto terPFtedto
to t o find a way to cure Ute drink curse cursewhich curMwhleh cursewhich
which ponies from the depression of law lawvitality wvitalitY ew ewyltahity
vitality yltahityLiterature vitalityLiterature vitalitYLiterature
Literature can be had had from the Wash Washington WNbIngwn Washngton ¬
ington i office officeMr officelIr i iMr
Mr McConnell is giving gf at t present pteMIItcourse reM a acourse acourse
course of lectures before the Correct CtIn CarrectEvents CorrectEvents Gt GtEents
Events Class of the noted Calvary Bap Baptist Bapttst Saptint ¬
tint Church New York upon n Uw scion scientific cIenUk sciontilic ¬
tific baste of mental heattnff heattnffPRESIDENTS healtalPRESIDENTS heaUD heaUDPRESIDENTS
Continued from Page One OneJdge Oneidge Onedga
Jdge I coming into the discussion disculll did didsay < Hd not notsay lotsay
say that he wottiS wo ld provide the money moneyPossibly molWPoselbly moneyPossibly
Possibly I misunderstood him tfce tfcereplied thee tIMareplied theereplied
replied the Senator from fro a t Georgia GeorgiaSenator GIOrgiaSenator GeorgiaSenator
Senator Ceillnger1 of New Hampdfee Hampdfeehad HamPIIdHhad HamIvshad
had been studying the bill bilE too He HtBefen arose aroseRefers aroseRefers
Refers to Xewlnnd etvlnniln Bill BillThis BillThis BillThis
This seems to fee an appropriation appropriationthe for forthe tierthe
the international commission COlD be silO anidTho silOThe d dTho
Tho President had organized an n intend intendwaterways i iwaterways in1ss in1sseommieslon
waterways commission Before the th Com Committee 0mlttoe Coatmlttee ¬
mittee on Commerce there thele is pending pendiagbill a abill abill
bill providing an appropriation for iL it It Ithad Ithad Ititad
had not yet been reported I am sum it itwas ItWfts itwas
was that commission comm not this t that fine tfieChief fiteCblef fineChief
Chief Executive referred to toI tothink
I think undoubtedly the Senator I froMv froMvNew frOllNew freonnw
New nw Hampshire H mP8hr te rigteV rJ dgt a4 4dW 4 3 IliaJ IliaJwrhat 34llaloIhat Hale HaleThat
That Justifies my inquiry ty then tit titPrasldent ir irPresident r rPresident
President came back Mr Bpneo eoqi with withnew withnew withflCW
new strength The remark of the tiledent Presi President rent rentdent ¬
dent is important The thing that t1UUek t1UUekme struck struckme struckme
me was one sentence After Aft the President Presidenth P Pr6Inthad t thfld
h had d stated that he ted IlK begged N8Idtor Congrsss Congrsssfo Coagnessfor
fo tor for an appropriation for that purpose be begoes 1Mgoes begoes
goes on to say y If Congress does not notperpetuate notperpetuate notperpetuate
perpetuate the comntiseion I wilt Hud atWAy nd a away a away
way to do so without the tin aid of Don Dongross 0011grosJ Congross
gross grossHo
Ho does not say sa that he would provide providemoney prl1flde prl1fldemone proddemoney
money mone but there can b e no ether th r conclu conclusion C8ItIeIusion coselunon ¬
sion to my mind than that tlt t that is what whatIs whatmeant
Is meant me nt because he is speaking of tae taecontingency tilecontingency thecontingency
contingency of Congress I fatting f to make makethe achethe ke kethe
the necessary nece tY appropriation to carry on onthe Oftthe I Ithe
the work The Senator from Indiana Ia Gir GirBevorldge Mr MrBeveridge MrBevoridge
Beveridge snakes sbak his head Of coarse I Ijo I1o
jo 1o not want to do anr an injustice to the thePresident tJaePresident tinePresident
President PresidentBererldffc PresidentD
Bererldffc D Terldge Construe Remark RemarkMr RcmarkMr RemarkMr
Mr Beveridge asked if any appropria appropriation l pprapclatJon pnrsealathou ¬
thou had been made to todds this Inland Water Walorways W Ww Waterways
ways w s Commission Commls 1Ion < heretofore Mr Gal GalHngar Gttl1tng Oillinger
linger 1tng r replied that it had not notThen BOtThen notThen
Then said Mr Beveridg Befe the th thmIssion com commission ounmission ¬
mission now exists without any aupw aupwpriatlon a aprJatlon a5ropriation
priatlon and the President could con continue eontinue It ItUnue ¬
tinue it without an approptlattoa if the thecommissioners t tcommissioners tinecommissioners
commissioners would serve Therefore I Ithink Ithink Ithink
think that not only onl did tbe PresMwtt not notsay JtOtsay netthat
say that ho would w Uld find mesas of otmoney petting pettingmoney gettingmoney
money other than through tb an appropria appropriation approplLlatlon epprodation ¬
tion by b Congress but that the Senators Senatorsinference atOrsInCorence Sesiatorsinference
inference is not Justified by the Presi Presidents P Pdents Prechdents ¬
dents words wordsMr Vo1Gr wordsMr s sMr
Mr Bacon replied r pJled that he WM god godthat gdthat gadthat
that the tn Senator from Indian 0tmnn 0tmnnnear taIM1tno standing standingnear
near no r as be does to the President ss ssus sifts siftsus givesus
us his assurance that in his opinion that tnatis dlatis
is not the meaning of the Prsstatemenl Presidents PresWontastatement Presidentsstatement
statement statementI
I do not assume to speak for the thePresident UtePresident tinePresident
President hastily returned retura Air Bev Beveridge Beverldge Beveridge ¬
eridge r was merely merel pointing out ut that thatthe thatthe thatthe
the President could continue tie com commission commission coinmission ¬
mission Just as he created it It without withoutan
an appropriation appropriationTeller appropriationTener appropriationTeller
Teller BrIngs Laughter LaughterSenator Lnt La gkter gkterSenator llter llterSenator
Senator Teller arrived an1 at this lecture
to say that he did not see the need needtwo i6d If IftVo oftwo
two commissions If th the President PrMWeJtknows Prnddetknown Presidentknows
knows how to get along without A ax ap appropriation Nt Ntproprlatlon appropriation ¬
propriation he added it may Jft91M Jft91Meconomy be beeconomy beeconomy
economy to let him do so Laughtor LaushttAtl LaushttAtllowed fill filllowed tollowed
lowed this thl sally sallySurely Sa11rSureJy sallySurely
Surely the Senator does net mean lIIn that thatthe Uttthe thatthe
the President Pr ldent could use money ey not appro appropriated approprlated eppraprinted ¬
printed by Congress inquired Mr MrBacon MrBacon MrBacon
Bacon BaconI
I have not the slightest sllg test Idea Id wMttJie wMttJiePresident tUle tUlePresld ttkePresident
President Presld nt means replied Mr TWIer MI MIam r ram Iam
am pretty pret certain that the tMJltat1er matter n nHlf nHlfcame nva nvacame v r rcame
came before the committee eenunftt in a prAfxtr prAfxtrway PTEKwny prporway
way to justify us In r recommending i ng an anappropriation anapproprlaU anappropriati6n
appropriation appropriationThen appropriati6n appropriati6nThen n nThfn
Then the Vice President put an end te tethe t ttho tothe
the controversy by ordering the clerk cl rk to toresume tlrsume toresume
resume the reading re 1lng of the bill billMar billMay
Mar lnT Appoint Commission CommissionSenator ComniissionSenator
Senator Newiands was yesterday au authorized 8Uthorlzed nuthorized ¬
thorized by b the Committee Co lttH on romm Commrco Commrcoto ommfr Tvq Tvqto ft
to report favorably to the Senate MSI MSInew bi binew lf lfnew
new inland waterways bin appropriating appropriating20t100
UOroo 20000 to continue the work of tlu th Inlanl InlanlWaterways I I1tfllWaterways lan1 lan1WatelWll
Waterways WatelWll 8 Commission until more z zeral Itn Itnernl 5cmi
eral provision rovlslon can be made for the worjj worjjThe wNkThe wnrkThe
The committee howsver remembering rememberingthat remtmlwnngthat rememberingthat
that Congress has hover never recognized reco lzed the thecommission theommlsslon thecommission
commission which the President app int inted inted tnted
ed without Congressional authority authoritychanged uuthIlchanged authni authnichanged
changed the word continue wher it itMated Itfllat itrelated
Mated fllat to the commissIon to appoint appointand appolntand appointand
and also provided that no salaries should shouldbe shJlldbe shouldhe
be paid out of the proposed appropriation appropriationsave arp arpuPriatlOflsave priati l1 l1save
save 3000 8800 00O to a aThe secretary secretaryThe IJ8QNtalJThe
The bill authorizes the appointment appointmentof p intm < nt ntot
of the commission lol to serve until January
1 1910 The commission under the terms termsof termor termsof
of the bill Is to report annually to th thPresident thPresident trw trwPresident >
President and at such other periods rlod as asbe asbe ashe
be may require ail of thflr thd acts arl arldoings an andoings anIdoings
doings which repcrts shall i b submitted submittedto ubmitt l f fto
to Congress CongressOffices CangreseOffices CongressOffices
Offices are to be provided in the Die Dietriet
triet t of Columbia or elsewhere Tor the theUse thoUsc theuse
Use cf the commission comm 35ion

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