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OILFIELDS NOT
HELD BY REBELS,
REPORTTB MAYO
-Admiral Urges Administra
VvJion to Warn Americans
v "NoT to Return Yet?
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NOT T"0 PRESS PARKS KILLING
Biytn ViII Wot 'Let Murder of
Trooper Stand la Way ot
Mediation.
" N?fc compUcatlono came In the MtxJ
tn aJtuaOon last nUcht. "Word -waa re-
celvei trom Admiral Mara at ttoplco
that he Ja now uncertain whether the
federal or the conjtltutlonallata are to
control of the Kg oU field near that
port.
JU80, -word was received In WaahhuM
tonrthat the conrtlruHonallatB at Tampico
have "demanded That the Uetherlandi
withdraw marinea which had been landed
from a Dutch cruiser to protect oil In
tereeta owned by the nationals of that
' country. This was the first that "Wash
ington had known of the landing of any
European -force at Tampico to protect
the oil fields.
Late yesterday evening there were evi-"dences-
that unfavorable development
had occurred, at Tampico, and that the
United States government was fearful
of a new embarrassment. 'It "was "not
until nearly midnight,'" however, that a
dispatch-from Admiral Mayo was gUren
ouU, disclosing the, fact that he has not
yet been able to ascertain which of the
Mexican forces' Is In control of the
Panuco oil field. He reports that the
whereabouts of the feder&l troops is
unknown. t
May Ktr Hold Oil fields.
The news of the uncertainty am to
whether the constitutionalists have gain
ed swaeesslon of the oil fields ha renew
ed the danger of the United . States being I
-compelled to.-Iand-forces tor3Uesim)MC
Uon of European interesta.
The Panuco oil field la between twenty
five and fort miles away from the city
of Tampico, which explains how the- reb
els majt.ie in possession of the city' and
raay""not yet have gained control of the
oil district.
No information was given out In offi
cial .channels in regard to any demand
by the constitutionalists jipon the Nether
lands, but it was said by representatives
of constitutionalists In Washington that
they understood such a demand has been
ntade
The fact that the oil field iras lo
'cated considerably above Tampico, on
the panuco River, would explain how
Dutch marines might hae been landed
without any information having reach-
A, ed this government. It is the under
standing here that these marines were
landed some time ago.
The Dutch, next to the British, are
the largest European holders of ell
properties at Tampico They have
been co-operating closely with Great
Britain- on the question of obtaining
protection for these -properties. Great
Britain has on several occasions
brought pressdre to bear on the United
States to land a guard for the oil
wells, but the United States has re
fused. Mdcstrp Park. Kllllne.
President .'Wilson and Secretary Br an
do not intend to allow ( the execution of
Private Samuel Parks by Mexican troops
to Jeopardize the success of the media
tion proceedings. Strong pressure Is
being -exerted on the administration to
take drastic action on account of this
new outrage on American life, but Sec
retary Bran is determined to prevent,
if possible, the use of this case as an
, occasion for renewal of hostilities.
At the same time. Secretary Br) an
made it- appsient yesterday that the
demands made upon Huerta.by this gov
ernment In reference to Parks are very
urgent. This government has given
Huerta to understand that they regard
the execution of Parks within the Mex
ican lines, and without the formality
of jt court-martial, as' a hostile act in
violation of the armistice,
'Nevertheless, it Is not likely that the
demands of the United States at this
time win go beyond' the actual punish-
ment of those who are responsiBle for
the- American soldier's death. Huerta
will; be called upon to give this .govern
ment satisfaction, at least to that ex
tant. In the -meantime the killing 'Of Parks
will be added Jto the list cf other out
rages on the American flag and uniform,
which will go to make, the final Indict
ment against the Hnerta government In
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,ooynNUED-otf juge thkee.
Ntkc! QbJz Ertnurts!
lurn in your set of answers
Ait Week. -Saturday is the
closing day- nose-accepled aft-
.1 ee tge I'Seco S-ttieH. U " ?m novVamne'w. &&'!! Gen- Zfe"' ? naf can X from t'tnk. jttclped Into the Osjivtolon of, Vwcntyw.ne of the dyna- jXor. 'Mexico. General DtKrtPtr-. 1
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IzmiRQ- X7QSTS X010B ITTLt
Attacks Covermsaemt -fair Haahisur
Irish Measure to Statate Book.
Tunbridge Wells, Eng. May 17.-Rd-yard
KlpUng made one of his rare ap
pearances on the political platform here
today at a -big anti-home rule demon
stration andV.ttacked the government
for its efforts to pass the Irish measure.
KlpUng declared that the King and the
government were notSodependent of the
Irish vote, so the support of the na
tlonalists was bought with the home-l
rule bill, which he said "breaks the faith
of generations."
This measure," the author continued
"officially recognizee conspiracy and re
bellion. It subsidizes the forces of boy
cott, outrage, intimidation, alid murder,
and It. creates a stronghold In which all
these forces can work together.
"We've met tyranny in many forma
and In many generations, but now civil
war is inevitable unless ourrulers can
he brought to realize that they must re
fer the matte;, to the judgment of the
people."
AlinACT
Wires Governor that Troops
-Cannot Stay in Colorado
Indefinitely.
UP TO THE LEGISLATURE
President Declares State Has Not
Constitutional Right to Throw It
self Entirely on United States.
Presldent Wilson yesterday afternoon
served emphatic notice on Gov. E. M.
Amnions, of Colorado, that the govern
ment of the United States has no in
tention of keeping Federal troops in
definitely in the Colorado strike region.
Indignant over the reports from Denver
to the effect that the State legislature
was preparing to adjourn without act
ing on alii the measures designed to
remedy the Industrial troubles, the-President
sent the fol'oning telegram:
Leglakitnre SInst Act.
"Hon. T. M. Amnions,
'Executive Office.
"Dener. Colo.
"Am disturbed to hear of the probabil
ity .f the adjournment of jrqur legisla
ture and feel bound to remind jrou mac
my constitutional obligations with regard
to the.maIntena4ice.or-ojrder in. Colorado
are not to be indcunlteiy continued oy
the inaction of the State legislature. The
Federal forces arc there only until the
State of Colorado has time and oppor
tunlty to resume .sovereignty and control
in the matter. I cannot conceive that
the State is willing to forego her sov
ereignty or to throw herself entirely
upon-the government of the United
States, and I am ouite clear that she
has no constitutional right to do so
when it is within the power of her leg
islature to take effective action.
WOODROW WILSON.".
Apparent Failure of Session.
The present session of tne leg'slature
Is a special one convened by Gov. Am-
jnons for the purpese of enacting five
measures which he propjsed for the set
tlement of the difficulties between the
striking coal miners and the operators.
According to a report which reached the
President yesterday afternoon, only one
of the five measures had been finally act
ed upon, on iv hat looked to Lc the final
day of the special session. Allonlng for
the difference In time between Washtrc
ton and Denver It was thought possible
that the Prcsldcnt's'war-'Ing would reach
the Colorado Capital before the legisla
ture adjourned.
The single measure acted upon -provides
for a military bond issue for the main
tenance of the State militia. Two of the
administration bills, the State constabu
lary and the compulsory arbitration bills
have been defeated. The remaining two,
one of which provides for-the closing of
all saloons in districts where there are
industrial strikes, -and the other for- the
regulation of the sale or Importation of
firearms in strike areas, were pending In
conference committees carl yesterday.
The State senate, before the legislature
met yestreday, had unanimously adopted
a -resolution to adjourn' sine die at 6
o'clock last night "
Gov. Amnions Reply,
List night the President received
this message from Gov. Amnions;
"The 'President, Washington, D. C
"t regret exceedingly that sou have
been misinformed. The legislature has
Just passed an act which I have ap
proved providing for a bond Issue of
Jl.o6o.000 tor the purpose of paying
the Indebtedness 'which has been In
curred and which may be incurred in
suppressing Insurrection and defend
ing the State. As soon as these bonds
can be Issued these funds will be avail
able and this State can and will con
trol the situation. This Is the only
constitutional method of raising funds
in
immediate future.' In addition to
this act the legislature has enacted a
law permitting the governor to close
saloons in times of disorder, and also
a law prohibiting the carrying and dis
position or firearms n times -of disor
der: moreover a committee on media
tion on the, present strike has been
provided for and appointed.
"E.-W.AMMOKB."
GE01GE V rJETOECTS TK00PS.
'Aldershou England, May jft ' xinc
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RUMORS
Paredon, Mexico (via in Paso, Tex.),
May 18. Fighting has begun In the, con
stitutionalist campaign against SaltiUo.
Tl-e first clash has bcn won by Gen.
Villa's troops. , J
A federal force of 500 men was sur
prised by a body of constitutionalist
scouts near Heata Junction, ncrth cl
Paredon, and routed with "-great slaugh
ter. v
There Is wild rejoicing: her -over the
capture of Tampico, news of whlch-has
Just been received. .Constitutionalist of
ficers declared that now they will have
an opportunity to get all the ammunition
they need for TTte campaign against
Mexico City, v
The constitutionalist army Is now In
motion. Tralnload after tralnload or
troops, ammunition, and artillery Is
being -sent out of this concentration
camp.
Gen. Villa Is giving his personal atten
tion to the transportation of troops, sup
plies, hospital, and water trains and
small arms ammunition, while Gen.
Felipe Angeles devotes his time to the
shipment of his artillery. He wlU'have
sixty-nine guns with which to bombard
Saltlllo and a. plentiful supply of am-
munition. Forty-three. machine gunsand
ammunition have been sent with the In
fantry. Three supply trains of fifty cars each,
laden with food and other supplies,
reached Paredon from Torreon" last night
and were rushed to the front
Two flanking . corps of 2,000 men are
marching overland from Blpolito, spread
over afront of nearly twenty miles, driv
ing everything before them toward Sal
tlllo.
Including a portion-of the constitution
alist forces hurried here from Tampico,
Gen. Villa has 30,000 -men In his attacking
force
There are a number of citizen volun
teers in the' Federal ranks at. Saltlllo. aa
Gen. Huerta ordered, the federal officers
in Saltlllo to spresd the word that the
constitutionalist- army is, in reality, an
army of 20,000 American soldiers -who are
righting with the constitutionalists. It.ls
said that Huerta'caused the report to be
published In. Saltlllo that-Villa has been
commissioned a- colonel in the United
States army. v
T0BD TO TAT 0FE.6,0bQ.MEJSV.
Detroit. Mich.. May It The Ford Motor
Company will Jay off ,090.jnen within
the next three weeks, according to an
nouncement made -by James-3 Couzens,
treasurer of th? company, today. He
gives as the reason- that the annual
slackening of the automobile business la
at hand. The company "will lay off from
330 to 300 men each day until the present
force Is reduced to a point sufficient for
the actual requirements of the factory.'
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mirnnvh thKVaIlev of Virginia. Effnr.
tlve SundaynMay-lT, new dally train
Vn -1 win leave Washington. .S5.rj.m.
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Woman Is Wounded Slightly When
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Lexington. Ky., May 16. Hubbard MIn-
lard, seventeen, and Joe Hcnslcy, eighteen,
both members ot prominent families, were
killed, and Mrs. Daisy Adams, a widow.
was nounded ,during a duel between, the
two boys over the widow's affections,, on
Coons Creek, 'four miles from Hyden,
Ky., according to information received
here today. Young Mlnlard was jfcconi'
panjing Mrs. Adams to a neighborhood
gathering when they encountered Hens
ley. A'quarrel followed and the bojs de
cided to fight a revolver duel.
Mrs. 'Adams. rushed between the1 bel
ligerents in an attempt to pacify, them
and fell slightly wounded. Two more
I shots rang -out and both boys fell dead.
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T0-iAECH. ON MEXICO CITY..
"Hnerta 'Will Be Dead by Ead.of
Jane," Says Gen. Oliregoa.
Mazatlan, Mexico, May 16. Gen. Obre
son declares he wlir begin his advance
on Mexico Ciy with ,000 men within
a weelt ""
"Huerta will bedead before the end
of Junl,"'wasObregon's sinister com
ment when telling of his plans for. his
flnaf 'march on the dictator's capital
Obregon "expects to leave MazstUn
within a weelt He says his plaWare
to -capture the city of 'Teplo and then
advance on Guadalajara, which is about
hajf the distance between Mazatlan and
the capital. Obregon expects tnai djt tne
time his armies are at Guadalajara Villa's
troops win be'able to unite with him -for
in nnattanvanoe on aicjutu viw. r--
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SERVE PRISON TERMS
Court of Appeals Issues Mandate that
Nineteen Must Return to Peni
tentiary Within Three Weeks.
THREE TO KNOW FATE MONDAY
Chicago, May 1.-Frank M. R)-an,
president of the International- Associa
tion of Bridge and Structural Iron Work
ers, and eighteen other members ot the
organization, must report June C 'to re
sume the serving "ot 'their' sentences in
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Leavenworth penitentiary for conspiracy
to transport dynamite on passenger
trains. The explosive was used to wreck
bridges and buildings erected by non
union laboW"The tJnltedtates Circuit
Court of Appeals Issued a mandate to
day that the serving, of sentences must
be resumed within three weeks.
Five of. the thirty, men originally con
victed already are in Leavenworth" serv
ing thejr sentences. Three others have
been-'granted newt trials and a decision
on th'e cases of Olaf A. Tv eltmore, of San
Francisco; Richard H. Houlihan, of
Chicago, and William i Bernhardt, whd
have applied for new' trials. Is expected
Monday? s
Among the nineteen men who must re
port tothe warden or the penitentiary
are Ov W. Basey." Indianapolis, to serve
three ears; Michael J.Toung, Boston.
six years; George Anderson, three years;
Frank J Higgtns. Boston, three years;
Peter J. Smith, -Cleveland, four years:
Michael J. Hannorv Scranton. Pa., three
years,and Michael J. Cttnnane. iPhU-
adelphla. threeLyears.t -
"HICK" lOHGWdxra-riTDOESEJ.'
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Hamilton Coanty Heaa.blleaaa Sc-
xlcet Htm aa:Coasrea. Candidate.''
" Clnclnnstl. May ,'!. Durlnt one of
thaVatormieat m'eetlncs ever, held by
tuHamllton Coufaty'Republlcan cen--
trsri,; committee, Ntcnoias JLongworth
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wu inaorsea lor nu ,oia sear in jon-
res,- from the. Flist",Ohla"'dlsCrict.
Longworth's electlon',ljy,a. 'plurality of
aVee'r.COJ was predicted -by' pleading
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rTork.May''jK--CharIes U Brodt.
alxtyAUree -years old, a retired, stock
broker-of Washington. ,D. C, died sud
denly at the Hotel Blltmore, presumably
some time early this morning. A maid
who- could not get In to make up his
room had herself let in by a pass key
and found him dead In the bathroom.
,Mr. Brodt registered at the hotel en
Monday. e had letters from James
Buckley, a) passenger agent for the Kric
Railroad. Mr. Buckley Identified the
body and said that, Mr. Brodt had been
retired from active business for some
years and lived at his country home.
Maple Farm, at Inlnsvlllc. Va.. about
twelve miles seuth ot Washington. The
widow was notified and will reach Ntvi
Tork tomorrow.
Mr. Brodt has been suffering from hurt
trouble and left Washington about a
Week ago viith Mrs. Brodt to consult a
heart specialist here. Mrs. Brodt re
mained with him in this city until Fri
day afternoon.
SX'NOW 15 COXEY'S "ARMY."
General"' Cotnlns to Capital If lie
Has to Camp Hour.
Frederick. Md.. May 16. Deserted by
all his "army" except six privates.
"Gen." Coxey arived here today In his
march on Washington. He will remain
hero over Sunday and expects to reach
Washington Tuesday or Wednesday.
The "General"" and Mrs. Coxsy and
their daughter headed the cavalcade.
Their son, on the mule Maud, and a bu
gler and drummer afoot followed.
Coxey sajs'hc will continue to Wash
ington -even if deserted by all but his own
family.
P! HOWE RrnVER'" f"TT PTPT.rs
Dublin, May 16 A heavy consignment
of rifles and ammunition, for use by the
Irish Nationalists, was reported today
to have been landed at Connemara.
These war munitions are believed to have
been purchased In the United btales and
are Intended for the home rule volun
teers who , are arming t0 oppose the
Ulsterltes.
Customs officers bearded a number of
ships at Balllna and other ports on the
west coast and searched them, but' found
no'' rifles." ' ,, -
KOBE QUAKES IN ITALY.
Catania. Slcllj, May IS Sharp earth
quake shocks were felt at several points
on the eastern coast of Sicily' today In
the "district" which suffered heavily Just
one week ago. " 7
Mount Etna's activ ity is lncrea5ing'nn"
ths volume ot smoke and flames issuing
from the crater became so great todaV,
that the residents of Glarrc. a tpwn of
17.000 'persons on the slope of the. moan
lalrv'fied from their homes andV feared
to return. t
? OH FTJtES'lIEW YOHK ETVEE.
7" Middletnwn, Ns - May IS. After burn
ing more than twenty-four hours, the
fire which started In. the plant of the
Standard OH Company .and then spread to
four tanks of oil. "waaput under control
MEMORIAL TO BARRY
UNVEILED AMID BOOM
OF CANNON AND MUSIC
frtmimk WiU.Pays Ufty
A-Mricak Navy" udCtitm-ki Are Reflele witk ,
AMricH Ntry" Mi CereBMues Are Replete wkk -j
TvrUt ef Military aid Fraferial "",
, Societies a Feaiwe. - !
HEROKLBRONZE STATUE OF COMMODORE ,
ADMIRED BT THRONGS AFTER EXERCISES
Beneath the elms of Franfclin Paflc with' a blue slcy overhead,3jEJ
fires of an ancient patriotism were relighted yesterday when Johrl
Barry, "father of the Americarmavy," came into his own again. '
With the crashing strains of martial music and the commodore's:
salute of eleven guns, a bronze statue of theJIrish sea fighter was raw
veiled before the'eyes of awed
FOLK IS TARGET
FORMJJPLDS
Attorney General Is Charged
with Issuing Anonymous
. Press Reports.
BIG PARTY FIGHT AHEAD
I.CC Stand Behind Solicitor in New
Maven quarrel, wrucn inreaieni to
Entangle "Man. Jfigher Up."-
Bpedil to Tne Wuhlnjim Brnld,
,New Tjrk. May lS-AiWaahlngton dis
patch to the New -Tork American says:
-The dash between iSoIicitor'Folk. of the
Interstate Commerce Commission, and
Attorney General McReynolda, took on a
bitter ouUooktoday-wheiritrwaa learned
that the JJepartmeat'of JusUce has been
sending out anonymous press reports, at
tacking Fotk' and hfci worsr-in the Kew
Haven Investigation. These reports, it
la understood, probably will bring forth
a Congressional Investigation as to their
sources.
I C. C. Va In Amu.
Members of the Interstate Commerce
Commission are op in arms over what
has been done by the Department ot Jus
tice, ana It was ireeiy inumaiea in uic
Interstate Building today that severe
measures will be brought to make the
Attorney General relinquish his attacks.
That there la going to be one of the great
est fights in the history of the Democratic-party
was made certain today. -That
President Wilson will be brought Into it
Is also made plain. He either will have
to side with Folk or McReynolda before
the struggle between these two Is over.
This is the opinion of those who know
the Jnside of things.
The Interstate Commerce Commission,
in its entiretyhas taken a stand behind
Folk. The United States Senate has done
likewise, and at esterday"s Cabinet
meeting, the same condition of affairs
presented Itself In regard to the Presi
dent's attitude.
It now Is believed that behind' Folk's
activities there is a carefully concealed
plsn to enmesh those responsible for the
wrecking of the New Haven. It is be
lieved that he may halt'with the comple
tion of Mellen's testimony and a few
connecting links and demand indictments
based on that tesUmony.' either through
the Attorney General or his successor, if
McReynoIds refuses to proceed.
Mellen May Jfot Testify.
This view of th situation was given
credence today, when it was learned that
some of the biggest men for whom sub
poenas have been issued will not be
called to WashlngtonTuesday. It was
also said that Mellen may not take the
stand Tuesday, as was first thought, hut
that some of the minor witnesses will
be called, merely to corroborate Mellen's
alrtady given testimony.
There was a rumor afloat in Washing
ton icsterday that McReynoIds, the-'
roughly disgusted with the way things
have been breaking for him. has de
termined to cut off the Interstate Com
merce Commission by belated prosecu
tion of all the other New Haven mehiwlth
the exccpUon of Mellen.
McReynoIds, through one of his confi
dential agents, sent out word that be
would call a meeting of the entire Inter
state Commerce Commission next week
and lay before them his plan for- action.
He" wants them to keep off his ground
once he begins these criminal prosecutions.-
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The Interstate Commerce Commission,
not getting the word djrect from Mc
ReynoIds. paid no attention to the sug
gestion -whatever. s
DYHAKITEES'MUST SERVE TERX
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Chicago. May IS. AH the labor leaders
whose, 'convictions as dynamiters were
upheld by, the United States Circuit
Court! ofAppcals. now out on bond,
were orde'red to beIn serving their sen
tences in Fort r,cacnworth prison June
S in.a. mandate, -"sayed lat,evcday byjlbe
.... . B tlon to print as duduc aocument so.ni
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Trifete U (Jw "Ftker tl tli
thousands, and as the folds of. thd
flag fell from the figure, the, nam
of Barry became a living; memorj
in the hearts of the American peo
pie.
CAME TO rY ROXOK.
President Wilson came to honor Barry)
The Secretary of the Navy, latter-da
chief of the naval fighting force that
Barry and Jones brought into life- td
sweep the English from ths seas; alaa
was there. ,
Admiral Dewey came to honor thj
memory of the first senior officer.
The day itself was a bendictlon. J
genUe breeze from the south, itlrrec
the branches of the stately trees in wha
seemed akin to a salute. There was n:
hint of clouds to mar the choice of th(
Sixteenth ot May the day Barry wai
honored.
Of all the pomp and panoply of thi
ceremony there waa no scene more Im
pressive than the unveiling itself. A
slender girl. Miss Elise H. Hepburn,
great-great-grandnleee of the early sea
fighter, rose beside the President of thi
United States. Around her were gronpei
the most illustrious figures of tha new
America . ,
Flaa-a Jp. fras 'Statae-r
Some one placed a silken cord In he-,
hands.. The cojd twitched and 'the fold
of the flag at the base ofthe monomer.
fell apart. The""eord twitched again, th.
flag fell from the marble aUegorical fl7
ure of Barry. Then came a long, stead;
pull on the cord, something snapped am
the billowing folds of the flag were strip
ped back from the life-size bronze figure
The strains of "The Star Spangled Ban
ner" burst from the shrilling cornets am
booming tubas of the Marine Band, am
the deafening applause of. the multitude
brought a thrill to those who stood am
watched.
A. parade of troops was the firs'
event of the unveiling program. In I
street, just west of Fourteenth, th?
columns were drawn up, awaiting; thi
arrival of the President. Shortly bej
fore 3 o'clock a White House automo
bile crested the hill of Fourteenth
street at H street, and the street wai
swept clear of traffic by the police.
President Takes Uli Place. I
As the President took his place o
the reviewing stand, which had bee
built to overlook Fourteenth street, thi
signal to the troops was given. First
came a troop of police, then came Brl
Gen. A. U Mills, U. S. A tho marshal
with his aid., while further to thj
rear, came flashing blue and zed an(
silver ot the Marine Band. t
The Marine Band opened a. march, sej
lection before the reviewing; stand an
behind it came the "Middies" from An,
napolls. Then there were men fron
the Coast Artillery, from, Forts Myel1
' CONTINUED OV PAGB EIGHT,
CONGRESS IN BREFs
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SENATE.
Senator Walsh, of Montana, contende.
In a speech on the tolls question thai"
the -whole nuestion of right of TJnltei
States to exempt coastwise ships ifron
tolls tnrougn mo jraiuuna .ium uiuuH
be decided by theJSupreme Court
Senator Hollls, of New Hampshire
gate notice that he would speak on re
peal bill Wednesday.
Sheppard resolution providing for ful
investigation by Interstate Commerc
Commission of coast-to-coast freight
rates, both'water and rail, and or owner
ship of the coastwise vessels was passed;
Hearings on Hensley bill to forbid InV
portation of convict-made goods will b
begun next Wednesday.
Announcement that amendment tl
executive. legislative, and judicial at
nronriatlon bill which would put a
jobs in Congressional Library at disposal
of Congress was made by Senator Mar
line.
Adjourned until noon tomorrow.
-HOUSE. ,
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Diplomatic appropriation bill carrylnf
U500.POO was passed. -
Representative Wingo. of Arkansas)
discussing item in bill for 1150,000 to act
quire an embassy building In Mexico
City, "predicted that this. country wouH
soon "take Mexico." and said the an
propriation was needless.
Chairman Adamson. of Interstate Com
merce Committee, formally reported ad
ministration bill giving the Interstatl
Commerce Commission) authority to regof
late the Insurance ot railway securities
and prohibiting Interlocking directorate,
among common carriers.
Democrats of Rules Committee decide!
to .report special rule nexta Tuesday U
take up anti-trust program.
Representative Rogers offered resolo
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