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Star's Sunday Magazine
Colored Comic Section.
No. 63.?No. 16,688.
MORNING, JUNE 3, 1906."
Fair today and tomorrow.
Secretary Gets Into Bitter Fac
tional Game.
Governor Cummins Lampooned for
His Tariff Views.
Revisionists Are Scored for Demand
ing Immediate Action?Position
of President Defined in Address.
DES MOINES, Iowa, June 2.?Secretary
of the Treasury Leslie M. Shaw came to
Iowa today to participate In a bitter fac
tional fight for governor, now on In the
republican party. Secretary Shaw delivered
two speeches, in which he attacked Gov.
Cummins for being a tariff revisionist.
This afternoon Secretary Shaw' spoke at
Newton to a large audience, and tonight
he addressed a crowded house at Knox
vllle, both towns being in counties claimed
by Gov. Cummins, who is opposed for re
election by George D. Perkins of Sioux
Most of Secretary Shaw's addresses In
both towns was devoted to a discussion of
the tralff. He assailed the republicans who
demand Immediate revision, but he sug
gested the possibility of revision after the
19UK Presidential election.
Secretary Shaw said, in part:
Reduction of Sentiment.
There is not one-fourth the sentiment for
tariff revision there was three ye:irs ago,
and not a bit In the republican pirty for
Immediate revision. I correct that state
ment. 1 do know two states that are per
fectly willing to remove all the protection
that is not for their own benefit The
republican party has never gone out or
power even on the tarifT issue except im
mediately following a revision of the tariff
at its own hands, and neither we nor the
demoorats. have revised the tariff and re
mained in power a year except in the case
election In 1004 President
Roosevelt lu?* submitted three messages to
Congress, in not one of which did he rec
ommend tariff revision.
? Are we Roosevelt republicans? If so. why
should we not sbe standpatters? He has
made many ?peeehes. but in none ha h^
recommended tarifT revision ?he"
tell the people they are robbed by the tariff
which he does not recommend shall be re
vised you Indict your President for not
demanding that revision.
No Action by Committee.
"Since the last republican platrorm was
adopted the committee on ways and means,
which must originate tarifT legislation, has
formulated no revision, nor has It consid
ered the formulation of such a bill, feince
that platform was adopted the congres
sional caucus has met again and aga.n, ou.
It has recommended no tariff revision.
"Who is responsible for the policies of
the party? Does not the national con
vent!^ speak that way? Arc we as re
publicans not bound by that plaUorm.
Does not the republican President the
leader of his party, speak with authority,
and as republicans are we not bound by nis
recommendations and by his failure to rec
ommend? Is not the republican majority
In Congress clothed with authority to speak
for the party, and Is it not clothed with
authority to keep silence?
?I say to you that the only phrase of the
present contest In Iowa which has at
tracted national attention is revision and
the success of the candidal* who takes it
upon himself to speak of the effects of the
Plngley tariff as robbery will be under
stood In every state of the Union as a
party defeat."
ST. PETERSBURG, June 2.?Rumors of a
change in the ministry have been revived.
Thi emi>eror, according to a widespread
story having had a change of heart, Is
wavering on the brink of the dismissal of
Premli r Goremykln *nd a closer alignment
with the progressive forces of the nation
The etory, obviously. Is of a nature that
ennnot be confirmed. The leaders of the
<?? rmtitutionul democrats place no conil
dince In the report.
Today was occupied by the central com
mittee of the constitutional democrats in a
long conference on the question of tactics,
and ; ?morrow there will be a caucus of the
. i! stltuilonal democratic deputies. The
m.nlstirs of war and navy, Justice and In
t? r havt1 received formal notification tn.it
Mil for the abolition of the death penalty
wi,: :? introduced In the lower house ot
j,,rUanunt on Tuesday.
Fatal Clash itv Lcdz.
I.ODZ, June 'J Sanguinary encounl-WB be.
tween workmen belonging to the Polish na
tlonal and socialistic parties are taking
pUc- daily. Today one man was shot aad
killed and live men were mortally wounded.
Owing to a strike of waiters, co >ks and
butchers, the coffee houses, restaurant i and
markets are closed.
Bourke Cockran on the Pending Nat
uralization Bill.
Mr. Rourke Cockran (N. Y.). In the
House yesterday. In discussing certain
f.-atures of the naturalization bill, said that
he was asked once to name the man who
came nearest being 1l!s Ideal of a gentle
man. and having a pretty extensive ac
quaintance, covering almost the entire hu
man race, from the culprit at the foot
of the gallows to the pontiff on his throne,
he was compelled to admit that his con
ception of gentleman was "an unlettered,
naturalised laborer, who came to his work
every morning and who so impressed his
fellows with the conception of his excel
lence that he was always addressed per
nonally and was referred to in his absence
as Mr. Carey." He amassed quite a good
deal of money - $40,000 or $o0.00<>. He faced
death with perfect composure and majestic
calm, but always haunted by the tear
that some day he would be unable to do a
day's work."
Speaking of the educational test required
(or all aliens, Mr. Cockran said:
"TUe history of this country has illus
trated a ?rreat many new methods of Bat
tling human problems. This Mr. Carey
would be excluded from citizenship or from
admission under this, or the law that la
projected, while Csolgolsz, Oulteau and
bands of assassins and murderers who
preach hostility to every good could pass !n
under the test that Is Imposed. I say that you
are opening wide the doors to the really ob
jectionable. You are damming up the val
uable current from which a large portion
of our prosperity flows, and I appeal to
gentlemen on both sides to realise this, that
the history of mankind in the past is the
one which was controlled by the moveg^nt
of races. It was the movement of races
that brought the barbarian tribes from the
provinces of the Roman empire and wrecWed
the monuments of the old civilization. It
was the search for land and the desire to
cultivate it that plunged all the nations in
war during the periods that are known as
the 'dark ages.' The pursuit of land, too,
was mainly to cultivate it, for men did not
realize they could obtain it under any other
conditions. We have left before the foot
steps of humanity this splendid truth."
| Speaker Cannon Oblivious to Objec
tion to His Ruling.
What might have been a serious parlia
mentary snajl was dexterously avoided
by Speaker Cannon yesterday afternoon
in the House of Representatives when Mr.
Murphy (Mo.) rose to present what he
denominated a privileged resolution.
The conference reports on the rate and
statehood bills had been made and or
dered printed, when the Missouri repre
sentative presented a resolution rescind
ing the action of the House sending the
statehood bill to conference and provid
ing for a vote on the Senate amendments.
Mr. Payne (N. Y.), the floor leader of
the majority, instantly made the point
that the resolution was not privileged.
The Speaker, with smiting face, held
that the.resolution was not privileged, as
the papers in the case were with the Sen
ate, and he had serious doubt if the reso
lution would be privileged even if the
papers were with the House.
Confusion ensued, Mr. Murphy and a
number of democrats springing to their
feet to take exception to the ruling of
the Speaker.
Above the din Mr. Murphy was heard to
say: "Let's have a square deal, Mr.
Speaker. I appeal from the decision of
the chair," but the Speaker was oblivious
to the motion for an appeal and adjourn
ed fhe House at 5:30 until noon on Thurs
day on motion of Mr. Bonynge (Col.),
leaving Mr. Murphy gesticulating on the
I floor.
I Reported Gum-Shoe Movement
Among Leaders for Slate.
| Special Dispatch to The Star.
BOSTON, Mass., June 2.?While John B.
Moran is being urged by friends to run for
| governor on a people's ticket, a nomination
: which requires only 100 signatures, silent
I workers. among the democratic leaders have
| already quietly made up a slate which in
cludes two millionaires and one poor man,
I The millionaires are William L. Douglas
i ex governor and shoe manufacturer, for
governor; Henry M. Whitney, last year's
dt-mocratic nominee for governor and a Bos
ton financier, for lieutenant governor. The
poor man is John B. Moran, for attorney |
Douglas' known ambition is to run for i
Coi gress, but no one has heard him say]
he would aecert a nomination for the gov
ernorship again. Mr. Whitney's attitude
is somewhAt peculiar, but "anything to lick (
the protectionists" is his slogan, and so I
thoroughly in earnest is he that any slate
arrangement will suit him provided there
is abundant opportunity for him to attack
I the anti-reclproclty iorcea. On paper tills
latest combination looks effective enough,
but it must be remembered that it is still
on paper.
Ocean Steamship Movements.
NEW YORK, June 2.?Arrived: Steamers
Philadelphia. Southampton and Cherbourg!
Neapolitan Prince, Naples.
NEW YORK, June 2?Sailed: Vaderland,
Antwerp, via Dover; I^azlo, Genoa.
BOSTON. June 2.?Arrived: Steamer Lan
castrian, London.
ANTWERP. June 2 ?Sailed: Steamer |
Zeeland, New York, via Dover.
QUEENSTOWN, June 2.-Sailed: Steamer \
Celtic (from Liverpool!, New York.
BOULOGNE. June 2.?Arrived: Steamer
Noordam, New York, for Rotterdam (and
CHERBOURG, June 2?Noon.?Arrived:
Steamer Prlnzess Alice, New York, via Ply
mouth and Bremen, and proceeded.
GENOA. June 2.?Arrived: Steamer Koe
nigen Luise, New York, via Gibraltar and
SHIELDS. June 31.?Sailed: Steamer
Texas (from Copenhagen) New York.
LIVERPOOL, June 2.?Sailed: Steamer
Umbrla. New York, *Ma Queenstown.
SOUTHAMPTON. June 2 ?Sailed: Steam
er St. Paul, New York, via Cherbourg (and
passed Hurst Castle 1:45 p.m.) i
COPENHAGEN,June 30.?Arrived: Steam- ]
er C. F. Tletgen, New York, via Christian
HAVRE, June 2.?Arrived: Steamer
Bordeaux. New York.
MARSEILLES. June 2 ?Arrived: Steamer
Nosillia. New York.
ROTTERDAM. June 2.?Arrived: Steam
er Noordam, New York, via Boulogne.
ROTTERDAM. June 2.?Sailed: Steamer
Potsdam, New York, via Boulogne.
Convention Called for Keyser, W. Va.
Spwclal Dispatch to The Star.
CUMBERLAND, Mil., June 2.?The re
publican nominating convention for the sec
ond (West Virginia) congressional district
will be held in Keyser, W. Va., Wednes
day, August 1, at which time the republi
cans will nominate a candidate for the
place now held by Col. Thomas B. Davis.
This was decided at a meeting of the dis
trict committee held in Piedmont this
Walthour's Plucky Victory.
REVERE, Mass., June 2.?Starting from
scratch. Bobby Walthour of Atlanta, Ga.,
tonight defeated Will Stinfson of Cambridge
and George Hall, the English champion, in
a twenty-five mile handicap motor-paced
bicycle race, his time being 3*5.50 1-5. The
victor was lmr.dlcapped by the breaking
down of two of his mounts, but afterward
took the race with Stlnson, in which each
alternated In the lead. Walthour gained
first place and was never headed.
District Boy Won Sheffield Degree.
Special Dispatch to The Star.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 2.?Among the !
surce.'sful candidates for the bachelor of
science degree at Sheffield Scientific School, j
Harvard Unlv^frslty, Is James Victor Dig
nowty. Jr., or Washington, D. C. Dlgno
wlty, who completes a course in mining
work, will receive his degree at commence
ment, June 27. He has been prominent in
several branches of athletics at Harvard.
Protests Against Work of Black i
ODESSA, June 2.?From Odessa, Khar
koff, Elizavelgrad, Yekaterlnoelav, Klshl
neff and a few other southern centers
strongly worded protests have been for
warded through their respective members
of parliament against the gubernatorlally
licensed activity ot Black Hundreds. The
latter are openly and strenuously striving
to precipitate political disturbances, obvi
ously pursuant to reactionary, bureaucratic
instigation, and the public are becoming
nervously apprehensive.
Senator Penrose Spent a Good
While With Him.
Depending on the President to Help
the Machine.
Threatened Fusion of Independents
With Democrats?Penrose Help
ing the President in the Senate.
Senator Penrose of Pennsylvania spent
a good while with President Roosevelt lost
night, being the only visitor of the even
ing. The political situation In Pennsyl
vania Is anything but satisfactory to the
republicans, and the organization In that
state Is depending upon the President to do
much toward rescuing them from a possible
defeat for governor, legislature and mem
bers of Congress. It was to help the organ
ization that the President promised to go to
Harrlsburg In October, Just before the No
vember election, to attend the laying of
the cornerstone of the state capttol. That
visit of the President Is expected to do
much toward holding up the regular
Significant Facts.
There are one or two significant facts In
connection with the conference with Sen
ator Penrose last night. The first Is that
the republican state convention will be held
at Harrlsburg next Wednesday. The regu
lar organization Is confronted by an Inde
pendent republican ticket and a threatened
fusion of all the Independent forces with
the democrats. The nomination of a good
man by the state convention Is an Impera
tive necessity. If they select a man that
will command reform and Independent sup
port they may save the ticket. If they
nominate a man who has not the confidence
of this element they are almost sure to lose
The situation is a critical one. The help
of the President is needed now as well as
in October next. Senator Penrose would
like to arrange things so that b? can give
the impres&lon to the republicans of the
state that the nominee of the convention
has the backing of President Roosevelt, and
the President Is said to be willing to help
the head of the organisation aa much as
possible without being regarded as losing
his reform ideas. Strangely enough the
President was tooth and ntill against the
Pennsylvania organization in the elections
last year and did not turn his hand to hflp
In any direction. EHhu Root, his premier
cabinet official, was one of the attorneys of
Mayor Weaver In the great reform fight
that was won by the reformers. Sltlce then
the discreet but astute Penrose has been
getting closer to the White House. What
he speaks of as his "social visits" are fre
quent, and the President seems to enjoy
them. The good understanding between the
President, heretofore the most reformed of
reformers, and the successor of the greatest
machine man the country ever knew, Quay,
has become a matter of frequent and Inter
esting comment. It is Penrose who is tak
ing care of the fight on Barnes In the Sen
ate and it is Penrose who has stood by the
President In a number of close fights In
the Senate.
Penrose a Reformer.
Penrose himself, though, has become a
reformer. He has nobly placed himself at
the head of the moral and reform forces of
the state. He proposes to let the people
nominate their own candidate for governor,
or at least make them think that they have
done so. Naturally so good a reformer as
Senator Penrose looks to the White House
to aid In carrying forward the betterment
of political conditions and the advancement
of mankind in moral and political methods.
Senator Penrose didn't care to talk about
it at all last night. But he sc-emed to be
The coming convention is to adopt some
resolutions that may be of Importance, and
the suggestion is made that the Pennsyl
vania senator has not only consulted the
President as to the right sort of a man to
nominate for governor, but as to the reso
lutions the convention will adopt.
Locomotive Jumped Track and Plung
ed Off Bridge Into River.
NEW TORK, June 2.?The locomotive of
a through express train from St. Louis on
the Pennsylvania railroad Jumped the
track at a switch on a bridge over the
Hackensack river, just west of Jersey City,
today and plunged ofT the bridge into the
river. The tender fell on top of the locomo
tive and the baggage car rested with one
end on the tender and the other on the
bridge. A dining car wag derailed, but re
mained on the bridge. Five Pullman cars,
composing the remainder of the train, were
not derailed.
Engineer James H. Ellis and Fireman
William Messner, both of Philadelphia.
Jumped from the locomotive into the river
and escaped injury. Inhere were thirty-one
passengers on the train, none of whom was
Winners of Diplomas at Cornell Uni
Special Dispatch to The Star.
ITHACA, N. Y., June 2.?Among the stu
dents who will receive degrees at Cornell
University commencement, June 22. are the
following: Clarence Davis Barnhart, me
chanical engineering; George Alvarez Cal
deron, mechanical engineering; Thomas
Fleming, jr., B. 8., civil engineering; Wal
ter Granville Guss, civil engineering; Ed
ward Homes, civil engineering; Melvin
Rich, civil engineering; George Frederic
Mueden. civil engineering; Charles Lau
rance Williams, mechanical engineering,
all of Washington, D. C.; John Earl El
liott, A. B., civil engineering, Hampton,
Va., and Douglas Walker Ellison, Rich
mond. Va., mechanical engineering; Charles
Welsh Hunter, mechanical engineering;
Andrew Jackson Lowndes, mechanical en
gineering; Leroy Regester McCleiaban, me
chanical engineering; Joseph Henry Straus,
jr., architecture; Philip Henry Zlpp, me
chanical engineering, all of Baltimore;
John Adams Raldabaugh, Sparrows' Point
Md? mechanical engineering; Sidney
Coombs Vincent. Luthervllle, Md., me
chanical engineering.
Bill Passed by the Senate.
The Senate yesterday passed the follow
ing bills: Extending the Irrigation act to
Authorizing the allotment of the lands of
Blackfoot Indian reservation in Montana
and providing for the opening of the sur
plus lands to settlement.
Creating a new division of the western
Judicial district of Texas.
Also 280 private pension biHs.
DENVER, June 3.?The convention of
the Western Federation of Miners today
adopted a resolution on the Imprisonment
of their head officers in Idaho, and also
on the trouble yesterday at Cananea,
Mexico. The former says:
"Whereas the trial of Moyer, Haywood
and Pettlbone has been postponed until
next December,
"Resolved. That we, In convention as
sembled, condemn this high-handed and
damnable conspiracy on the part of the
governors, Gooding; and McDonald, and
the Mine Owners' Association, and demand
that either the prisoners have a trial Im
mediately or be released on bonds.
"Resolved, That a copy of these resolu
tions be wired to President Roosevelt and
Senator Patterson at Washington."
The resolution on the Cananea riots fol
"Whereas the telegraphic dispatches
herald the fact that the Mexicans in Cana
nea, Mexico, asked for an Increase of
wages and through these attempts for
better conditions, violation Is now rampant
in Mexico; and,
"Whereas the Western Federation of
Miners recognizes the class struggle
throughout the world, and know no race
or creed in the battle for industrial free
dom; therefore, be it
"Resolved, That, while we deplore the loss
of life and property, the Western Federa
tion of Miners, in convention assembled,
sends greetings to the Mexicans, trusting
that their efforts for a higher standard of
living will be crowned with success."
NEW YORK, June 2.?Frank H. Mason,
consul general at Parla, was a passenger on
the steamer Philadelphia, which arrived
here today from Europe.
GIBRALTAR, June 2.?The British steam
er Craighall, from Cardiff for Savonia, is
ashore off Point Ceres, and is being at
tacked by Moors. The British cruiser Ame
thyst and a torpedo boat are proceeding to
the steamer's assistance.
WARSAW, June 2.?The crews of all the
steamboats on the Vistula river have
struck for an Increase In wages. The
street car employes are still on strike.
STOCKHOLM, June 2.?The governments
of Sweden and Norway have negotiated a
loan of $150,000,000 at 3H per cent with
Swedish, German, French and Belgian
The Star today consists of six parts, as
Part I?News 16
Part II?Editorial 12
Part III?Magazine 20
Part IV?Women's and Local Feature* 8
Part V?Sports *
Part VI?Oomlc Section *
P*rt On?. pw
Conference Report on Statehood Bill 1
Railroad Rate Conferee* Agree on Report 1
Shaw En liven? Contest In Iowa 2
Penrose Talks Pennsylvania Politics With
President 1
Mexican Trouble Not Yet Ended .. 2
Land Hunger of Russian Peasantry 2
Republican Bolt in Frederick. *... 2
Reform Club Dinner 2
The Madrid Bomb Tragedy 2
Citizens Protest Against Bar Room 3
Alexandria Affairs 3
In the Virginia Valley. . 0
Supplies for the Canal G
Efforts to Save Niagara Falls 5
San Francisco's New Life 0
Injunction Against Elevator Trust 6
Army and Navy News 7
National Law School Commencement 8
Notes of Schools and Colleges ?
In the Old Dominion 10
Music and Musicians 11
The Congressional Side Show..., 12
Ready for Annual Prize Debate 12
Monmouth College Celebration. By W. E.
Curtis 151
Local Items 1?
Part Two. pw_
Society 2-0
Among the Club* 3
In the Stores 3
Around the City 8
Editorial Comment 4
Fifty Yeara Ago in The Star 4
Answers to Correspondents 4
Turmoil In Central America 4
In the Healm of Higher Things 5
Whitsunday (Sermon) 5
As the Cartoonists See the News 6
The Sage Drusli I'araon. By A. B. Ward 6
New* of the Local National Cuard 0
The Terrible "Desert Thirst" 7
Looks Gloomy for Sport of Kings 7
Tte Star's Summer Resort Bureau 8
Finance and Trade of the World 9
The Theater 10
The Course of Slaah Hun 11
Ilatest Styles in Men's Dress 11
Part Three. p#ce
Cbancellorsvllle. By Maj. Gen. Oliver Otl?
Howard 8
Some Breton Superstitions. By i iry Ash
hurst Vlele 4
Imp, Girl and Commodore. By Edward Cbilds
Carpenter 6
Chance in Invention. By J. C. O'Mahoney... 0
Modern Smuggling. By A Customs Inspector. 7
Bed-Rock Billy. By Norman Duncan 8
For Tim's Sake. By Don Mark Lemon 11
| A Business Transaction. By Tom L. Masson. 12
Supplying the Reptile Market. By Rene Bache. 13
Some Curious Facts 14
Strike Out Sawyer. By George William Daley. 15
Part Four. r>(te
In Fashion's Realm 2-3
Afternoon Frocks from New York 2
Corrtct Parisian Corset Models.. 2
French Styles for Artistic Summer Gowns.... 3
The Practical Housekeeper's Own Page 4
The Mme. D'Angely Case... 1
America's Mania for Speed 6
Polish Working Woman Founds New Religion, fl
Sunday Star's Prise Photographic Contest.... 7
Humble Trafficker.. By Frank Y. Bullen 7
Why the American Woman is Popular In Eng
The Girl You Would Like to Be 8
Some Old-Time Washington Homes 8
Part Five. P(ute.
Errors Cost Nationals the Game 1
Columbia Leads In Golf Tourney 1
Princeton Wins Excltin* Game 1
News of the Local Base Ball Leagues 2
High-Priced Do Mund Beaten 2
Surprising Facts Shown by Figures 2
Sir Iluon Won Latonia V
Real Character of the Bulldog 8
Tales of tie Old Orioles 3
*BV?Is' Money" 3
Recent Meet at Brlgfatwood 4
How Jockey Walker Won His Race 4
Some Stories About Elmer Foster. 4
Boston and Its Tale of Woe 4
Part Six.
"Wags"?The Dog That Adopted a Man 1
Oniric George Washington Bings a
Willie Cote: The Spooks Give Dinah a Scare. 2
Little Abe Corncob Was on the Wrong Lay... S
The Foxy Tramp vs. the Foxy Dot 8
Prise. Errant: Baha la Presented with a
of Maay Fine Points 4
Agree Upon a Re
Credit Taken for Making the Bill
Were Practically Adopted?Details
of the Sections?Bepresentative
Hepburn's Statement.
The agreement of the conferees on the
railroad rate bill has simplified the entire
legislative program of Congress and has
set the political leaders to thinking over
the division of honors In the passage of that
measure, some phases of which on both the
republican and democratic sides have been
denounced In violent language.
Senator TlHman declared only a few days
ago, when he stated that he would vote for
the bill with the broad; court review amend
ment that had been agreed upon on the
republican side, that he had never voted
for any bill with so great a feeling of mis
giving. Now It Is whispered about that
the South Carolina senator would like to
have his name branded on that "child,"
as he often referred to It In his remarks.
In fact it Is apt to be known as the Hep
burn-Tillman bill, and if that name Is given
to it the South Carolina senator is not at
all likely to disavow the child as he has
often threatened to do.
Making the Bill Constitutional.
On the republican side credit is taken for
making the bill constitutional, as many of
the ablest lawyers of the 8enate declared
that it would not stand a test before the
Supreme Court of the United States had
not the broad court review amendment that
was so strongly opposed by the President
up to the time he agreed to it been adopted.
The fact Is well recognized that the bill
contains many provisions that will do any
party good if it can lay claim to them, but
the division of creoit between the two parties
is so well defined that it will be hard to ex
plain it all on the stump. There are some
two-edged swords in the bill, and later on
there may be an effort to shift responsi
bility in some cases as well as efforts to
claim it in others.
In the matter of passes, for Instance, tne
conferees struck om the paragraph relating
to them which contained many exceptions,
including the great body of 2,000.000 rail
road employes, and adopted a straight anti
pass amendment without any exceptions
whatever. There is sure to be some spar-,
ring in the Senate and House to fix the re
sponsibility for that provision, and sugges
tions are now heard that there is apt to be
resentment in that large class of voters
that many take some tangible shape In tne
next congressional election. But how the
resentment will be directed is not clear, ex
cept that Senator Culberson has been re
garded as the leading exponent of the
clean-cut anti-pass amendment. But as it
is In accordance with what is said to be a
strong sentiment In Texas, it is not likely to
cause the Texas senator any personal in
Pipe-Line Provision.
The pipe-line provision was confined to I
oil by the action of the conferees, and all
reference to other commodities was stricken
from the bill. In that shape it will affect
chiefly the Standard Oil Company, which
is the owner of the great pipe lines of the
country, except that the Independent oil
refining industry also has quite an exten
sive system of pipe lines extending from
the oil region of Pennsylvania to the sea
board. Just how that provision of the bill
will work out is yet to be seen.
The elimination of the "Jim Crow cars
provision Is extremely welcome to the col
ored people, who have been stirred up over
it as they claimed they gained nothing
by it while It gave federal sanction to the
"Jim' Crow" cars of the south engaged in
interstate business, and would promote the
extension of the system In the north. This
amendment was urged by Senator TiUman,
who finally let it go with an agreement
that the clause requiring Ave days' notice
to the commission of any injunction, inter
locutory order or decree suspending or re
straining the enforcement of an order of
the commission on hearing. These two
Senate amendments were the last that were
fought over by the conferees.
In practically all essential details the
conferees on the railroad rate bill agreed
to the measure as it was passed by the
Senate. The report was signed at about
4pm., and almost immediately presented
to both houses. It shows that the Senate
receded from six amendments, two of which
merely change the numbers of sections,
while twenty-eight of its amendments were
retained verbatim and the remaining seven
teen amendments were redrafted and re
tained under different phraseology.
Senator Tillman, chairman of the Senate
conferees, gave notice that he will urge
prompt action on the report in the Senate.
As soon as disposed of there t is
say it will be acted upon by the House
with the utmost dispatch.
Disposition of the Amendments.
The disposition of the amendments in the
order in which they appear in the bill fol
The first amendment to the bill Is that
making pipe lines common carriers. It was
stricken out and included in the amendment
makine express companies common car
eer* fleeplng car companies having been
eliminated? so that the amendment now
rt"Tho tirm 'common carriers,' as used in
this act, shall include express companies
and all persons or corporations engaged in
the transportation of oil by pipe lines, or
partly by pipe lines and partly by railroad,
or partly by P'P? and Partly by
WThe next amendment is that prohibiting
nasses It was entirely redrafted, made
much more stringent, all excepted classes
being eliminated and to either Issue or
receive free transportation being made a
misdemeanor. The amendment is as fol
10*No carrier subject to the provisions of
this act shall, after January 1. 1907, direct
ly or indirectly, issue or give any interstate
free ticket, free pass or free transporta
tion for passage. Any carrier violating
this provision shall be deemed guilty of a
misdemeanor, and shall, upon conviction
thereof, be punished by a line of not ex
ceeding $1,000; and any person who used,
solicits or accepts for himself or for an
other any such interstate free ticket, free
pass or free transportation, shall be deemed
guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon con
viction thereof, be subject to a like pen
The Elklns commodity amendment was
retained practically In the form originally
aKreed upon and the provisions later in
serted eliminating timber and the manufac
tured products thereof, from Its applica
tion was stricken out. As agreed the
amendment provides that after May 1,
tSM it shall be unlawful for any common
2Si?r to transport any article or com
modity manufactured, mined or produced
to it. or produced under its authority, or
which it may own in whole or ia part, or
In -which It may have any lnt?-e9t direct
or Indirect, except such articles of com
modifies as may be necessary andI tatended
for Its own uae In the conduct of
business as a common carrier.
The requirement that common carrlei*
shall upon application of any shipper eon
struct and operate switch conations With
private side tracks was amended to m
elude the applications of tater*' "T ^
lines of railroads. This provlslon wa'
offered In the Senate, bu* wasnotadopted.
and the statement was made today that u
will be objected to when the conference im
port Is taken under consideration by
"Jim Crow" Amendment.
The Senate receded from what is known
as the "Jim crow" amendment, which de
clared that equally pood service and ac
commodations should be given to all per
sons paying the same compensation for in
terstate transportation of passengers. The
provision -was strlckcn out of the bill.
The several Senate amendments, twenty
in number, relating to the publication of
schedules of rates and charges of all kind.,
were agTeed to and to the provision rela*"
ing to joint rates was added the following
"If no joint rate over the through rate
has been established the several carriers
in such through rate shall Ale, print and
keep open to public Inspection as aforesaid,
the separately established rates, fares and
charges applied to the through transpor
^The original penal sections of th^,,n1t?rstf^e
commerce law, which were repealed by the
Eikins law. and placed in the bill by the
Senate, were retained by the conference
committee. The Senate amendment how
ever, was amended by striking out the
words "knowingly and willfully" in the pro
vision relating to offering or accepting re
bates. concessions or discriminations pro
hibited by the act. The conferees also
eliminated the proviso which declared that
the penalties should not apply to rebate*
or considerations received prior to the pas
sage and approval of this act.
All of the Senate amendments to sfctwn
4, which is the rate-making section of the
bill, were retained. Among these are sev
eral having relation to the Allison compro
mise. The most important of these w<*re
the striking out of the words "In its judg
ment," and the words "and fairly remuner
The Senate provision was retained provid
ing that order of the commission shall take
effect within such reasonable time, not less
than thirty days, as shall be prescribed in
the order of the commission. In the same
section the Senate amendment was agreed
to which provides that through routes and
joint rates established shall apply when one
of the connecting carriers is a water line.
The proviso in relation to complaints for
the recovery of damages, which shall be
filed with the commission within two years
from the time the cause of action accrues.
Is amended so that it reads:
"That claims accrued prior to the passage
of this act may be presented within one
5<Th? Senate receded from the McCumber
amendment changing the word "regularly
to "lawfully" in relation to service upon
the'sarrler of notice of disobedience of or
ders of the c^mlsslon.
Allison Provisions Retained.
The portions of the Allison amendment
covered by section 5 of the bill were all re
tained. These provide that suits may be
brought in any of the circuit courts "against
the commission;" apply the expediting act
to hearings on applications for preliminary
injunctions, and provide that no injunction
or interlocutory order or decree suspending
or restraining the enforcement of orders of
the commission shall be granted except on
hearing after not less than five ^Osnotlce
to the commission, and provide that appeals
may be taken direct to the Supreme Cou
of the United States.
The Senate amendment was agreed o.
striking out the provision that whenever an
order of the commission shall have been
compiled with for the period of three years
it shall no longer be enforced.
The initial liability amendment relating
to bills of lading was retained, but amended
so as to place all of the -"Urs on an
#?mialitv with reference to their liability.
The Initial carrier is made liable to the
shipper but such initial carrier is entitled
to recover from the carrier on whose Une
the loss, damage or Injury shall have been
sustained. provisions of the House bill
enlarging the Commission to seven mem
hers with terms of seven years and each to
receive $10,000 compensation annually '?fas
restored to the bill, and a provision added
nrovldlng the appointment of a secretary
at $5 000 annually and an assistant secre
ury at S4?000 annually. This proviso was
offered in the Senate, but voted down, and,
thprefore. Is new legislation.
Another niece of new legislation is found
in the last section, where provision is made
s^tytldays1 from and6 after' its dpassage?Jn^
House and the Senate.
Mr. Hepburn's Statement.
Representative Hepburn of Iowa, who in
troduced the railroad rate bill, made a
statement regarding the measure after he
had presented the conference report to the
House today: ,
"I think the bill as a whole is an excel
lent one and I have no doubt that it will
bring relief with regard to all of the mat
ters recommended in the message of the
PMrldHeDburn explained that the House
w* d not inside? the report until after
the Senate had voted; that he expected the
Q?n:ft? to take up the matter Monday, and
fhat the House would follow Tuesday or
^"Geneflny speaking." he said "the House
conferees recommend that the Howe recede
fr0m dments'5 ThU^^not unive^salfy the
and In a number of Instances where
the House conferees have recommended
concurrence It has been with an amend
Licensed to Marry in Baltimore.
Special Dispatch to The Star.
BALTIMORE, Md., June 2.?Marriage
licenses were issued here today to the fol
James B. Shafler. aged thirty-two years,
of Washington, D. C., ani-Estellas T. Mc
Call, aged twenty-eight years, of Baltimore.
Jacob Schneider, agtd twenty-three years,
of 1717 6th street northwest, Washington,
D. C., and Jennie Krakow, aged twenty-one
Benjamin D. Burch, aged forty-three
years, Washington-. D. C., and Bessie <J.
Davis, aged twenty-eight years, of Balti
Tennessee Republican Convention.
NASHVIIJjE. Tenn.. June 2.?The state
republican executive committee met here to
day and decided to hold the state conven
tion for the nomination of a candidate for
governor on July 12.
To Orant American Registry.
Chairman Foss of the House naval com
mittee yesterday Introduced a bill granting
to the naval auxiliary ships Culgoa, third
class, and Zaftro. fourth class, American
register. The bill la accompanied by a let
ter from Assistant Secretary Newberry of
the navy to Mr. Foss saying that these
ships were purchased at the beginning of
the Spanish war and were then under a for
eign flag. He says it la now desirable to
dispose of them and that It will add from
$3ti,tM0 to $100,000 to their value if they are
granted American registry.
Mrs. S. J. St&ckhouse Dead.
Special Dispatch to The Star.
MOUNT AIRY, Md., June %?Mrs. E. J.
Staclchouae, widow ot W. H. Stackhouee
and slater of W. W. Burdette of Washing
ton, died this morning at her residence,
near Poplar Springs, Howard county. She
was In her eighty-second year.
Conference Report Presented
in the Senate.
For&ker Amendment Accepted With
out Change.
Will Move to Disagree nod Instruct
Conferees to Insist on Senate
As foreseen in The Star yesterday after*
noon, the conference report on the state
hood bill, which had been previously agreed
upon, was presented In the Senate by Sen
ator Beveridge, who asked that it be print
ed and lie over for future consideration.
The report was unanimous nave on what
Senator Patterson, one of the democratio
conferees, termed "thecrucial point,' which
is the Joint statehood provision for ..rlsnna
and New Mexico. On this point the minor
ity members disagreed. They refused t?
accede to the terms of the House bill,
which they say provides "elaborate ma
chinery" for the coming election, and "IB
Intended to coerce voters to favor Joint
The democrats said there would be vig
orous opposition to the conference report
in the Senate.
Statement by the Majority.
The following statement was made by the
majority members of the conference:
"The conference report gives flfty-tlve del
egates to the Indian Territory, fifty-five to
Oklahoma and one to the Osage Indian res
"It strikes out the Warren amendment,
which permitted the mineral school land*
of Oklahomr to be taken up by miners, and
provides Instead that the lands shall be
kept by the state of Oklahoma for Its
schools: that they shall not be sold until
11(15. and in the rpeantime the school board
of the new state may lease the lands and
the proceeds thereof to go Into the school
funds of the state.
"The capital is temporarily located at
Guthrie until 1H1M. after which the people
at an election to be provided by the legis
lature will fix the capital permanently, but
the legislature Is not permitted to appro
priate any money for any permanent cap
ital buildings at Guthrie in the meantime.
"New Mexico and Arflona are permitted
to vote separately, its provided by the
amendment introduced by Senator Foraker
lasit year and adopted by the Senate, and
as reintroduced by Senator Foraker this
year. It simply provides that the consti
tution of the new state shall be submitted
to an election of the people on Nuvemi>er
0, and If a majority of the people of either
territory vote against the constitution it
"The conference' committee accepted the
Foraker amendment without change."
Trying to Get Together.
The next two or three days will be de
voted by the adherents of the two factions
In the Senate to drumming up strength for
their respective contentions. Senator
Foraker will lead the fight for his subse
quent amendment, which contemplates giv
ing Arlxona the right by vote at a special
election, to say whether she will hitch up
with New Mexico In Joint statehood. He
will be supported by a number of demo
crats. The outcome of the contest is in
doubt at this stage, even Senator Beve
rldge. while hopeful, admitting that there
Is no absolute surety of a majority in fa
vor of the conference report.
There are two elements of doubt in the
situation. The first is what will the Sen
ate do with the agrement and the second
Is what will the House do If the Senate re
fuses to accede to the conference agree
ment? There are big politics in the game
for the republicans and the democrats It
is certain the statehood legislation will be
used In the coming congressional campaign.
The democrats are trying to make capital
and the republicans trying to resolve their
differences of opinion without allowing the
democrats to make capital.
There is considerable talk about friction
between the House and Senate and about
saving the pride of the Speaker and of the
Senate, respectively. The republican poli
ticians, however, know that the country
will hold the republican administration re
sponsible for the outcome and can not dif
ferentiate between the petty squabbles of
the House and Senate. So the managers
In the two bodies are striving to get to
gether, while the democrats are endeavor
ing to keep them apart.
What May Happen.
If the Senate refuses to concur In the
conference report the fight will shift to
the House again. It is threatened that if
t'he conference report is rejected the Sen
ate will add an amendment to some ap
propriation bill providing for the admission
of Oklahoma and Indian Territory and
omitting all reference to Arizona ai d New
Mexico. In that event there are threats
that the House would hold up the appro
priation bill until the Senate accedes.
It is considered quite probable that It
the Senate rejects the conference agree-'
ment a long and bitter contention will
arise between the two houses.
Murderers of the Carter Children to
Hang July 13.
VALDOSTA, Ga, June 2?For the third
time since the murder of th<? Carter chil
dren J. G. Kawlings and his sons M:lton and
Jesse and Alf Moore, colored, have been
sentenced to hang. The date fixed is Fri
day, July 13.
Judge Mitchell asked each of them it
they had anything to say why the sentence
of the court should not be pronounced and
both of the boys responded In short talks
In which they asserted their Innocence and
stated that their lives had been sworn away
by Alf Moore and Carter.
J. G. Rawlings made quite a lengthy
speecii to the court, in which l.e declared
that his boys had nothing to do with the
killing. He said that they had not had a
fair trial and they had not been treated
right; that their conviouon was me result
of misrepresentation on the part of those
who had testified against the boys. Rawl
ings spoke entirely for the boys and made
no reference to himself.
Alf Moore had little to say except that he
had told the truth at the trial and that he
believed that God will be pleased with what
he had done.
Clarence Eddy Divorced.
TOPEKA, Kan., June 2.?Clarence Eddy,
of world-wide fame as an organist, said
here today that he had been granted an
unconditional decree of divorce from his
wife, who is now living In Paris. The de
cree was granted at Pierre, 8. D.. on Maj
lO, on the ground of desertion. The divoroe
was originally filed in Chicago eight
months ago, but was afterward withdrawn.
The couple were married in Chicago in !??.

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