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THE .WASHINGTON HERAXD. t TUESDAY. DECEMBER 9. 1913.
BLAMES BANKS FOR MME Senator Swansea Holds New " Yerk Financial Iastku twas Responsible. HOARDED CASH, HE SAYS Reet, O'Goraua, and Weeks Aaswer Speech of Virginian on Currency BUL MAY OW BAILWAY KAIL CASS. PottoS ce Department Allovrs 9100. 000 to Make Experiment. The Bouse Committee cgf PostolBces voted yesterday to recommend an appro priation ot $180,060 to enable the Post master General to experiment with goy ernment-owned railway mail can to sup plant the rented equipment now used In the transportation or railway malL II the Postmaster General finds that. It will be more economical for the government to own all of Its railway mail cars the committee is willing to appropriate fur ther lor that purposs. ISD1&S ORDAINED A PSIEST. Another effort to fix upon New York- -aty bankers responsibility for the panic of 1907 and to prove that they had been unfair -with the country bankers ltf with holding -money deposited with them by the country banks, which was the fea ture of the speech on the currency bill by Senator Swanson, of Virginia, met with prompt response from Senators Root and O'Gormttn and Senator Weeks, of Massa chusetts. Senator Swanson sald,that his information came from the Treasury De partment, and from Richmond bankers. In brief, he asserted that the New York bankers had absorbed the reserves of the country banks and then refused the demands of the latter 'to return the money when the panic came, Senator O Gorman listened Impatiently to the at' tack, and then Inquired of Mr. Swanson 10 do more specific T stated specifically," said Senator Swanson. "that the New York City banks held J21 000 009 of reserves of their own and they owed the country banks nearly sao.O0O.COO" Senator Swanson, In reply to a question from Mr. O'Gor man, explained that be obtained his In formation from reports of the Comp troller of the Currency, to which Mr. O'Gorman replied that the Senator from Virginia was evidently mistaken. But Senator Swanson "was insistent that he was right. Defends Jtn York Banks. Thereupon Senator O Gorman read from the testimony taken before the Banking and Currency Committee, quot ing leading Southern bankers to prove that the New York City Bank was act ing fairly with their country correspon dents; and that there had never been any difficulty to get accommodations with the New York bank. "When the Senator from Virginia In dulges In unwarranted, inaccurate and unfair criticism of the bankers of the city of New York." said Senator O Gor man, "he does hlmselfm lnujstlco and he does injustice to his own constituency. If he thinks he reflects their views." Replying, Senator Swanson insisted that be had before him a summary of the report of the Comptroller of the currency as to the condition or the na tional banks on August 22, 1907, just prio to the panic. It showed that the banks of New York owed national banks OS, 000,000, and owed State banks $196,000,000. nr a total of 1409 000000 that was on de posit with New York banks, due to other banks. Refused to Make Payments. "It has not been disputed by the Sen ator from New York that on October 31, -1907, the banks of New- York telegraphed and refused to make payments to the interior banks," said Mr. Swanson. Iki that time tho banks of Richmond. Va bad due them between 32,000,000 and 3,000,X In New .York, and they could not get any money? There were no 0 bankertJn anltrjn.the country at fhat"tlme"Wno old notfiave money due In New York. The New York banks suspended payment. They did not -send out money, and it was absolutely Im possible to get a shipment of currency. They suspended 'payment when they had 32,000,000 in their reserves. The Bank of -England had only 3125,000.000. but it did not suspend payment. The New York banks could have continued to ship currency to make payments to the tnterior hanks and not have precipi tated a suspension of payments. They either got scared too quickly or else their action had a sinister motive in It Senator O'Gorman interrupted to state upon authority that at the time tho country banks were demanding their money from New York, that the New fork City bank had more money loaned t, the country banks than they held as lepoalts from the country banks. Senator Swanson insisted that this was not true. He charged that be came to Washington with a delegation of Rich mond bankers, asking for relief, and that the Treasury Department refused j order the New York banks to pay jver to the Richmond banks deposits carried by the Richmond bankers In New York, but that the government made an order transferring Internal revenue funds from Richmond to New Tork. Details Financial Flurry. Senate Weeks, of Massachusetts, made a. very clear and detailed statement of conditions of the financial flurry of 1907. He explained that these national banks were required to keep a reserve approxi mating 3300.CO0.CO0. and. that the banks did not suspend payment until their re serve had sunk to 3224.000 000, far below tho required legal reserve. "Now I ask the Senator from Virginia," raid Senator Weeks, "if it Is fair to at tack the banks of New York for stop ping payments at some point where they knew they were breaking the law which we had deliberately Imposed on themT' Senator Swanson replied that the New York bankers should have contracted their loans, if necessary, to pay the country banks. Senator O'Gorman said that the New York bankers had testified before the Senate Banking and Currency Committee that they did not solicit reserves from the country banks and they would wel come legislation to relieve them, for it simply Imposed on tnem we necessity or making call loans In order to meet the Interest charged on account of accepting reserve money on deposits. Second ot Rare" to Enter Ranks of Americas Clercy Superior. Wis, Dec. a Philip B. Gor don, an Indian, will be ordained to the Catholic priesthood today by Bishop Koudelk. He Is the second of his race to be ordained in the United States. Rer. Albright Neganquet was ordained sev eral years ago for the- diocese of Okla homa. Gordon's grandfather was Anton Gor don, one of the first settlers In this country. The town of Gordon was named In his honor. He was influential with fChlef HoIe-ln-the-Day, and his counsel prevented an uprising of the Chlppewas in issz, REBEL AW OF 800 WIPED OUT CONTINUED FltOU PACE OVE. cold and hunger, footsore with their lonz tramp. " v Since the destructions of the trains of more than 100 carloads of supplies, in cluding the household effects of many of the refugees, the entire party, sol diers as well as civilians, have been on short rations. .Many deaths have occurred, but 'the soldiers could give no names, nor would they make an estimate of the total number Most ot the deaths wer among the women and children. Fire Before Rebels." Laredo. Texas. Dec S Great excite ment prevailed this afternoon in Nuevo Laredo when the news spread mat con stltutionallsts in large force had Deen located a few miles east of the city and were marching westward. xcithin a few minutes a great ex odus of peofcle was under way, and thev beran to flee across the Interna' tlonal Bridge to the American side In erl table droves. Wairons and donkey carts loaded down with household goods were rushed across the bridge. It is esti mated that during this afternoon fully 1,000 people, mostly women and chil dren, fled from Nuevo Laredo to this city, and the exodus is still In prog ress tonight. i Information received here tonight states that a large body of rebels are located at a" point about fifteen miles down the river, but that it was not believed they would move toward Nuevo Laredo for a day or two, although rebel scouts have come within a short distance or tne city. Vera. Crux, Dec J Four hundredin fantry and seven pieces of artillery reached here today from Cuemavca, In Morelos, en route to Tuxpan for the re enforcement of the federals there. PACKERS BLAMED FOR LIVING COST Representative McKellar Speaks en BiH te LmR Cold Storage, PENALTIES PROVIDED TeHnewee Solon' Says Meat hteretb Make State Law-Weali Pat "Gambler" Oat May Vote on 11111 Next Week. The speech of Senator Swanson was the Interesting feature of the day session at the Senate. The currency bill was before the Senate all day. Following Senator Swanson, Senator Knute Nelson spoke until shortly before theclose of the art- moon session. Senators Burton and Brlstow were scheduled to follow quickly on the heels of Senator Nelson. The ipeed that is being made with the cur rency speeches Indicates that the expecta tion of passing -the currency bill before Christmas Vrlll be realized. It looks now as If the vote might be taken on the bill Jn the Senate before the end of next week. The set speeches probably will be con- ;luded In a few days and the bill be taken' up and considered by paragraphs. Senator Weeks, ot Massachusetts, was the principal speaker at the night ses sion of the Senate. His talk was In formal and devoted to replying to a speech of Senator Swanson. At the be ginning of the night session. Senator Brlstow raised the question of no quorum, and there was some delay In finding a sufficient number ot Senators- to enable the Senate to .proceed with Its business. Pension Proposed for Mrs. GiUllard. A- bill to pension Katharine Ross Gaillard, widow ot JJeut. Col. David B. Gaillard, late of the, Panama Canal Commission, at tne rare or j:oo G0VEBHMEHT SAYS MEXICAN SITUATION IS 'TAVOBABLE;" HEN AND WOMEN STILL FLEE "The situation In Mexico Is very favor able to an early settlement," according to the statement of one of the Cabinet officials yesterday. It Is explained that the renewal of optimism on the part of the administration is due to the constant repetition of the statement that the rebels will soon be in position to make an attack on Mexico City. They believe the whole trouble will be settled by a decisive bat tle near tho Mexican capital. In, that event no matter whether Huerta or other generals retire to con tinue the fight In the Interior, the party in control at Mexico City will be recog nized as the new de facto government Secretary Daniels said yesterday that there was no new activity on the part of the navy, and the War Department is resting on the concentration of cavalry It has made at the little town of Ojlnaga. at which point Hhe federals retreating before Gen. Villa are expected to enter the United States territory. The federals will be disarmed and will not be allowed to recross the border to Join the federal army. Residents T.oilnc Faith. The State Department declares it has no Information regarding the statement by Huerta that he will safeguard foreign ers in Mexico City. The officials, how ever, who are looking at the motives ot this statement think that Huerta antici pates the arrival of the combined rebel army, and Is trying to give assurances to foreign governments and their colonies of protection from riots in the city. Reports continue to come into the State Department of the flight ot men and women out ot Mexico. It appears that both foreigners and Americans have no faith even in the territory con trolled by the Carranzalsts. The dis patches show that the refugees are com ing now from Frontera, in the southern part of Mexico. Eight women who were in the sacked city. Victoria, have left there for Brownsville, and every train to Laredo brings in "a few Americans." The trainmaster of the Monterey division of the National Mexican Rail way has' been deported by the Mexico authorities of Huerta at Laredo and ordered "not to return to Mexico." The State Department, in one of Its explanations. Bays: s. "No reason was assigned for the action except orders from headquarters.' The same process was applied a few days ago to J. H. Lussellman, the bridge supervisor of the Monterey division at Laredo. The Chicago beef Backers and the Warehouse, Men's Association were held mainly -'responsible for the high price of food products through a monopoly of cold storage facitllles and were severely criticised in the House yesterday by Representative McKellar. ot Tennessee. It Is monstrous." he declared, "that a country lljfo ours believing in fair play and tbatthe consumer should not be victimized by gamblers like 'Mr. Wetz, the egg king, and the packing companies. should fail to put this belief Into law." Mr. McKellar. spoke In support of his bill, limiting cofd storage periods and providing heavy penalties for combina tions fixing prices of food products. do not' think," admitted McKellar. "that any one measure will correct the evil system which now confronts us. States have cold storage limitation laws, but they do nor seem to be effective. It Is my opinion that the cold storage people have been able so far to write many of the, State laws." Laws Are Not Obierved. Mr. McKellar sild the cold storage business has grown until the value of food stuffs now going annually in cold storage amounts to approximately three oiuions ot dollars. "The real trouble on the question of health Is that greedy speculators have been in control of cold storage business. continued Mr. McKellar. "None of the laws for nutritious and sanitary cold storage are observed by the cold storage men." Mr. McKellar gave a list ot the prin cipal food products going into cold stor age. Meats led with a alue of JtSOO, OQO,O0O and poultry. 3C.000.000. The value of eggs was 321,000.000. Ble Penalties Provided. "The object of my bill is to aid both the producer and the consumer to limit the middleman to a reasonable profit and to put the speculator and gambler out of business," concluded McKellar. "In every section ot the country, the greatest com petition to the ordinary commission mer chant cornea from the speculators and 4 the meat combine. Swift, Armour, Mor ris, and all the meat packers ran the price of eggs higher than ever before. and their holding and persistence In keeping the price up has had much to do with the present stringency In the market" The bill provides that food products not complying with its provisions shall be prohibited in Interstate commerce. Indi viduals adulterating or misbranding shall be subject to fines of 3500 to 35,000 or Im prisonment from six months to ten years. Agreements for storage terms and buying or selling prices is made punishable by Ones of 31,000 to 310,000 and Imprisonment from one to ten years. SHIPS ON WAY TO MEXICO. a c z. Atlantic Fleet Divides C Sea and Squadron. Sails 'South. On Beard the United States B&ttleahro Wyoming at, SeaT"by wireless to San auguei. Azores, uec fc-ia vessels or the Atlantic fleet which have been Visit ing. European ports separated at sea ar noon today m latitude 36.S north longitude .315 west The Kansas, Ohio, and Connecticut pro ceed to Vera, Cruz, Mexico, by way. of Guantanamo, while the remainder ot the vessels continue their -voyage to United States waters. , The warships were today 3,000 miles from Guantanamo Bay and 2,000 miles from New York. FALC0NEE SEEKS TOGA. Washington Representative I Can dldate for Senator Jones' Seat. Spokane, Wash. Dec S. J. A. Fal coner, Representatlve-at-Iarge from Washington. Issued a statement here today announcing that he would be a candidate for United States Senator on the Progressive ticket next fall against Senator W. L. Jones. Republican. Mr. Falconer was elected to Congress last autumn as a Progressive. AVIATOR IS ARRESTED AN DESERTION CHARGE George W. Beatty, Held oa New York Beach Warrant, Will Fijut Extradition Today. D. 8. TO "WATCH" DOMIMMN VOTE Despke Protests ef Seats American Country, Ob servers Are Proceeding. STATEMENT IS ISSUED la Iattrectieu to Mlauier, Adauai- tratioB Skews Hew Oksemtioa of Pel b Intended. THE r?EV BOYS' SHOP Second JUoor of The Greater Palais RoyaL GOTHAM SLEUTH COMING HERE PACKERS' SUIT. DISCUSSED BY THEM Iff SUPREME COURT The Department "of Justice, and attor neys for the "beef trust, yesterday joined in dismissing before the United States Supreme Court the suit brought by heads of the Swift, Armor, Nelson Morris, and other packing firms to enjoin the lower courts from trying them under the criminal section ot the anti-trust law. This action yesterday was merely formal to clear up the case In which the packers were acquitted by a Jury in the trial of the anti-trust Indictment upon its merits at Chicago over a year ago. Senator Wants Information on Meat, An Inquiry as to whether any stamp showing its age or condiation is put upon imported meat before being sold to the public is made to the Secretary of Agri culture by a resolution introduced yester day by Senator Cummins. GOLDEN' WEDDING HELD. HOUSE TOR "FAVAI HOLIDAY." Kentler Resolution Approving Churchill's Suggestion Is Passed. By a vote of 317 to 11 the House yes terday passed the Hensley resolution ap proving the proposal ot Winston Church ill. British First Lord of the Admiralty. that the powers cease naval construction for a year. The- resolution requests the President to use his influence to effect an interna tional agreement such as that contem plated by Mr. Churchill. The administra tion Is in sympathy with the purpose of the measure and the Secretary of State will at once, sound the powers on the question. Not to Lose Time tor Injuries. Time out on account of Injuries will not be deducted from' the annual .fif teen days leave 9! employes of the Washington Navy Yard and of other yards and shore stations of the navy tnrougnout tne united states, accord ing to the ruling made yesterday by Comptroller of the Treasury Downey. This rul'ng reveries the ruling of for-; mer comptroller Traceweu. to the ef fect that time out for Injuries should mouS Introduced In the Senate b deducted from leave. yesterday afternoon, by Senator Elll- . , ., . , ,. eoa d. smith, or. sooth Carolina. largest Morning Circulation. Mr. and Mrs. It, S. Lawrensoa Ob serve Fiftieth Anniversary. Surrounded by sons, daughters, grand children, and great-grandchildren. Mr. and Mrs. Richard S. Lawrenson, of 1091-3 K street northwest, celebrated their fiftieth wedding anniversary yes terday. All day the couple received guests, and were the recipients cf many gilts. In the afternoon the happy couple with their five, sons and daughters, ten grandchildren, and two great grandchil dren, were photographed. Mr. Lawren son entered the employ of the Postofnce Department in 1S65, and has remained with that department ever since. Prior to entering the Postofnce Department ho was employed In the Washington city postofflce. LECTURE SERIES ARRANGED. Takoma Parle Foreign Mission Semi. narr Gives First Tonight. The Foreign Mission Seminary at Ta koma Park, ML, has arranged a series of lectures, the first to"be given tonight The following have already been ar ranged: Dr. X H. Gore, of Washington. "Gorgeous Slam," illustrated; William K. Cooper, general secretary, on "The Pana ma Canal," Dr.W. Max Muller, of Phila delphia, on "Manners and Customs of the Ancient Egyptians," and "Egypt as it was in tne Time or. aioscs. ' Dr. M. G. Kyle, of Philadelphia, on "The Deciding I Voice of the Monuments In Biblical Criti cisms." On a bench warrant charging him with abandoning a wife and seven-year-old daughter In New Tork City, George W. Beatty, a well known aviator, was arject- rested yesterday by Detective Frank Cornwall. Unable to arrange bond. Beatty was forced to spend last nlsbt in a cell at the First precinct station. Detective Cornwall-located Beatty. at tne omce of the Gyro Motor Company, M Glrard street northwest Beatty n- cently returned from France where he demonstrated the Washington-made mo tor. "When I was seventeen years old married Miss Lydla Welle twenty-two 1 ears old, of New York," Beatty told a Herald reporter. "Soon after our mar riage we disagreed. We separated. Two years ago she obtained a degree of dl vorce. was awarded custody of the child and tSO a month alimony. I "have been unable to pay the alimony. I came to Washington over a year ago. I was sent to Europe to demonstrate a motor. In Europe they tried to extradite me to New York." Beatty has married again. His second wife has been living with him here. Last night she refused to discuss her husband's arrest, but will help fight his extradition to New York. David Rothschild, attorney for Beatty, will fight his client's extradition, and today will bring habeas corpus proceed nigs for his release. Yesterday Joseph Baurot, Inspector of detectives. New York City, asked the local police to arrest Beatty. Latter Faurot said a detective was on his way from New York with a certified copy of the bench warrant, and that a requisition for Beatty's extradi tion will follow. Despite protests by the government of Santo Domingo, the elections to be held in that republic next Monday will be "observed" by a large group of repre sentatives of the government of the United States. Tho nerzlstence of President WIson in his determination to support the assur ances given to Dominican revolutionists last summer that the United States would attempt to see that the December elections were "fair and free," In the face of a hostile attitude upon the part of the Dominican government was offi cially announced yesterday afternoon. Secretary Bryan made public part of a telegram ot Instructions sent yesterday to Minister Sullivan, at Santo Domingo City, setting forth the reasons for fe dispatch of the election ''observers." " The announcement by Mr. Bryan came but a short while after a visit from Senor Peynado. the Dominican Minister, to the State Department, to supplement his previous verbal protest against the plan of the Washington government to scrutinize the Dominican elections with a written communication from the Dominican government to the same ef- S5.00 mLtf I Overcoats in BHflHjjHHzIr I sizes 8 to 18 M&K&BEBkT H years, full cut BBiB&S II with convert- jBhH 1 ible and shawl afesHlEcSsI I collars, detach- .LMfix K able belt Ma- UmKBm I terial is all aHJKfH I WOO, in tans, snnnnnnnnHLnSHsni I browns, grays, IHhbB I and innnnnBnnnnHsnl P Values to $7.50 MSSEM at $5.00. tmWfT m 1 ! II A. LISNER Hours: 8:30 to 6. $4.75 Overcoats in sizes ZVz to 10 1 years, "of real chinchilla, i n blues, grays, and browns. Vdvetind self collar's, full belted and with, belt only at back. Valuesto. $7.00 at $4.-75. THE PALAIS ROYAL G STREET I ' Statement at Bryan. It is believed hero that the action with reference to Santo Domingo is but the first attempt of the Wilson administra tion to make practically effective its championship ot constitutional govern ment In Laun-America. Secretary Bryan's statement of the administration's Intended action, as con tained In part of the Instructions sent Minister Sullivan, is as follows- "Please say to President Bordas that the President has planned to send i number of Americans to visit the prlnci pal polling places on election day, not as a 'commission for which this govern ment asks any official recognition, but only as individuals, to lend moral sud port by their presence to the efforts v-hlch President Bordas has so fully plecgec himself to make that the elec tions shall be free and uninfluenced In every respect, and in order that. If any questions snouia arise as to tne good faith of any one concerned, undeniably Impartial witnesses may be available to bear tesUmony to exactly what hap pened. Canto Domingo's Protest. .This telegram was shown to Min ister Peynado by Secretary Bryan, but the Secretary declined to say whether or not the minister regarded it as removing In any degree the cause for the dissatisfaction felt by his govern ment s great public mass meeting was held In Santo Domingo City yesterday to protest again against the part which tLe United States proposes to take In next weeks elections. Itonlaa In Tight Place. There is, of course, a "great deal of. domestic politics behind the whole ques tion, so far as the attitude of the Do minican government There Is little doubt that last summer, when pressed by the revolution, the Dominican govern ment welcomed the good offices of the United States, and made no objections to the assurances of Minister Sullivan that It both factions would cease fight ing the United States would attempt to see that fair and free elections were held this winter. The result was. of course, the restoration of peace, and the retention of its seat by the Bordas gov eminent. There Is no quesUon about the unpopu larity of the Bordas government, nor the likelihood of Its defeat in a truly popular election. The opposition, how ever, has it In a tight place on the present issue, for. If the government welcomes the American "observers they can accuse the Bordas government of impairing the sovereignty of the repub lic On the other hand, if It objects to the observaUon plan. It will be open to the accusation of planning such corrupt methods In conducting the elections as will not bear inspection. Three officials ot the State Depart ment are on their way to Santo Do mingo to act as observers. They will be Joined In Santo Domingo by about twenty or thirty Americana from the government service in- Porto Rico, and probably by a number employed In the Dominican customs service. There are only sixty polling places In the republic and there will be an "observer" at the majority of Jjiem. Chances Against Sullivan. There have developed reports mvotv lng James Sullivan Minister to Santc Domingo. Charges are understood to have been filed against him by Charles B. Curtis, secretary of the legation at Santo Domingo City. Inquiries have alsc ' been made regarding a railroad conces sion which T. J. Sullivan, said to be a cousin ot the Minister; has recently ob tained from the Dominican government. NO "DRUM-STICK DIPLOMACY" INTENDED IN NICARAGUA TJat the United States Is not seeking to establish' a protectorate over Nica ragua, and that the treaty now being negotiated between that nation and the United States was proposed by Nica ragua Itself, was stated by President Wilson yesterday. The President Is surprised at storlei that be Is attempting to replace "dollar illnlnmamf' witH tti Ki11 " stick diplomacy,' and Indicated that UUUUU5 IU 1440 JT VL """""""fi UIO affairs of Central America, Is Involved In the pending treaty. United States electric railways employ 30000 persons. 14 Wort days remaining in which to doyourairUST MAS SHOPPING. Don't be -elfish. SHOP EARLY. "If It's Made of Paper You Can Get It at ANDREWS" "JUST WHAT I WANT" That is what every one says who seeks Christmas or New Year's gifts here. 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