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Fair and Warmer art Tonight TonightTuesday h b Cdr r r T TiI
Tuesday Partly Cloudy C a iI iITTilLBE
May Appeal to Interstate InterstateCommerce InterstateCommerce InterstateCommerce
Commerce Commission Commissionon
t REQUIRED BY LAW LAWFriends LAWFriends LAWFriends
Friends of Packers Deny They Are AreCause AreCause AreCause
Cause of High Hight HighPrices
t Prices Pricesdue Pricest
f I If Ute retailers of meat Ia Iaton Washing Washington
ton think the rise in Kicis t meats isdue Is Isdue
due to the monopolistic In6DOp IWk control of iced icedrs icedkDd Icedtad
tad refilerMor eft ioerator ears by the JIMat JIMat4rS at pack packers
ers rs they can complete is to the Interstate InterstateCorauterce ImeDtateC InterstateCommerce
Commerce C Commission aad get action actionright aotlonright actionright
right off the batTnin bat batthe MtTt
Tt J the gist or what was Id at atlh atthe
the lh offices c Dcec of the Interstate ate Commerce CommerceConintfaKkm CommerceCo CommerceContndasloa
ConintfaKkm Co untoa today when attention was wasrailed wascaUed wasc
c railed to the article printed in I yester yesterdays ye yesterdays ter terdays ¬
days Sunday S evening evea edition of The TheTones TheTIme TheThess
Tones exptamtafr I that the retailers of ofWashington orVatabl ofVasbhs
Washington Vatabl ton disclaimed all blame for the thehigh theh thelash
high h prices of meats sad laid that thatblame tluLtb1me thatblame
blame on the packers packersFriends 8CkersJrrieD padorsErlenda
Friends s of the big billLave packing companies companiesLave oempsa ee eekave
Lave come forward with a denial that thattie tbttile thatthe
tie retailers are am the right side of oftbefeaee o ofie ofthe
tbefeaee tbefeaeeThey fie fenee feneeThey f
They TIM also point out that the retailers retailersof
of this city can carry their complaint to tothe tothe tothe
the commission and get t a prompt and andeffective aDddreottve andtieotive
effective investigation tigtI of the entire situ situation nation nituation ¬
ation One man pointed JMI out that there therew therewas thecawan
w was e printed In this paper on Monday MondayFebruary XoncJFebnaary MondayFebruary
February 7 an advertisement Mnt by Swift SwiftCo SwiftCo Swiftd
d Co setting forth that in the last two twoyears twoyears twoyears
years the price of dressed beef as sold soldby 8DIdbY addby
by that eompaav to Washington W retail re4aMpouad retallers
ers 5 has varied not mOre than 1 cent centpoUDd a apound
pound pouadThink Think Prices ceII Toe T Lew LewA e eA
A lawyer WeI of tills city repr repiMMiHrg repiMMiHrgsome I IFoOIIte entieg entiegsome
some of rte packing Interests said saidAll aaidAU midAll
All thte aMc by the retailers of ofWasUcgtra ofWas ofWashington
Washington Was that the packing aad the therefrigerator ther therefrlgetaror
refrigerator r f or ear companies are mulct mulcting muletlng mulcting ¬
ing th the > public does not appeal to me meat meat meat
at alt As a matter of fact I believe believethe DeJIevethe believethe
the rates on c dressed meats ae too low lowas lowss
as comnart with the rates of traas traasother ntIIIaportatJoa traaeportatJon
portatJoa c1UgI by tIM raifsoaub OR ourothei
other food products 1ICt8 This is isthe ue to tothe tothe j
the fact that thatcowtmct sane years age the CIII CIIIC808O LIdcaCto
C808O and GItiit W Wotera raancl Aviv Aviva
a contract with tfcepack tile palters erg extending extendingfrom es esfrom extn4hugfrom 1
from he MteoouH t river to Cateago Chlnsoairily CateagoKivtng CtIIew4OJl
airily Jl very low rates so as to get the thecontract theco theconttt
contract contractIn co contttIn t tIn
In a similar manner the Grand GrandTrunk GrandTrunk i iTrunll
Trunk made such a contract for trans tsanaportadon transportation ¬ I
portation of dreosra i meats from Chicago Chi Chicago CJ1ItIfjO ¬
cago to the A Atlantic seaboard The TM5Uh re result resnit ¬
snit of the two low K contracts was wasthat wasthat
that 1 all the tber raUroads governod governodby e eby
by the laws of competition tiuo have hageto had hadto hadto
to give low rates ratesRetailer ratesRetaile rataRetailers
Retailer Have Recearse RecearseIt
It Is I the law that the railroads have havenish haveto 8 8to
to carry all products coAlllllned to theM theMand themand
and that they have to de it at a re reasonab4E rerate
sonab4E rate even It they have te fur furnfeh furnish
nish the special spedal1dDd kind of equipment ealt ealtd oao varied
o d for by any aD special produce produetjrCOUIM Therecowse The Therecourse
jrCOUIM recourse of the retailers therefore according ac according CconHa ¬
cording to lawyers familiar with the thesituation theIIItuadoD the4tuadon
situation te to the Interstate Com Commerce Comme Coanmerce ¬
merce me Commission where the matter matterian matteran mattercafz
ian an be adjusted If injustice is iswrougnt being beingwrougnt beingrwrougnt
wrougnt wrougntIn wrougntIn
In the matter of the handling oC fruit fruitin Crultin fruitin
in refrigerator r care by the Pere Mar Marquette MarQueUe ar arquette
quette and Michigan Central railway railwaythe raUw raUwthe railwaythe
the Interstate IDt rstate Commerce Communion In hiJ99 InJ905 inlaid
J99 J905 laid down the following follo rules rulesRailroad ruleRailroad rnieaRIinad
Railroad companies are required at atcommon atCtmmon atcrmmon
common Jaw to furnish suitable facilities facili facilities faellit ¬
ties t itS for the conduct of the business in inwhich Inwhich inwhich
which they engage < e and It follows that thatthd thatt
thd 1 b h8 respondent railroad companies bold holding boidrble boldng
ing ng themaelvea out s ca earTieIs of perl perlcttble l1 l1ble
rble < ble fruit must pro provide the necessary necessaryrefrigerator neceNaryretrtgerator neceacaryrefrigerator
refrigerator cars for or the transportation transportationof
of CI t that trafnc trafncEMiring traftIeDurlllt tratflcDuring
EMiring performance of the transpor trtncportation transportation Dsport ¬
t tation the car is to every practical in intent Intent intent ¬
tent the car of the railroad company companyusing companyusing l
using it it and Its measure of otbillty responsi responsibility ieeponeiblltas = ¬
blltas bility as to the sufficiency of the car caris caris
is the same whether It obtains the car carby au aupurcba8e carby
by purchase or leaseIcing lease leaseWhere JeaNIciar
Icing Part 4 Service ServiceWhere
Where a railroad company pIIy holds itself itselfcut itselfcut t tcut I
cut as the carrier of a commodity commoditywhich Commoditywhich y ywhich
which caa onl onltion only move 1I11der retrtgera retrtgera110n refrigeration
tion Its duty extends ordinarily to fur furnishing furnishing ¬ I Inishl
nishing nishl that refrigeration aratJon for the Icing ietegContinued IcingOsntinued I IOMatlnued
Continued on Second Page PageWEATHER PageWEATHER I IWEATHER
With th the exception VC snow flurries In Innorthern janorthera innorthern
northern New England aDd tate the Onto OhIonHey OhIonHeyand valley valleyand
and the Lake region fair weather was wasgeneral wasgeneral wasgeneral
general east of the Yftssissipptver Yftssissipptvering Mississippi river rlV l dar darinc cbarin
inc in the last twentyfour twentyfourtemperatures hours Low Lowtemperature Lowmperaturt8
temperature continued in the south southAtlantic oathtlantic mothatlantic
Atlantic and east Gulf States and frees freeslar freezing
Ins temperature aDd frosts occurred as asf asfar
far f r south as central Florida FloridaFair FloridaFair
Fair weather w tMr will prevail tonight ton t and aadTuesday andTues andTuesday I
Tuesday Tues a in the Atlantic States the thecast theast I Ia
cast a ast t Gulf Q f StatesTennessee States TeIUIesse Te neosee and the OhIo OntovHey OhIoHey Ohiorolls
rolls vHey Hey In the Lake region the weather weatherwill wetberwill weatherviii
will be unseiUcd UDK with SHOW tonight or orTuesdav orTutsdaY orTuesday
Tuesday TuesdavThe TutsdaYTbe TuesdayThe
The temperature will rtee in the At Atlantic Atlau Atlantic ¬
lantic lau c States Vie east Gulf States T Tnesoee Ten Tennessee TeaneNee ¬
nessee and the Ohio valley tonight t and aadia aMhl andin
ia the south uth Atlantic and east eastStates Gulf GulfStates Gsc1
States Tueadav TuesdayFORECAST TueadavF TueadavFORECAST
Fair and warmer tonight t Tueooyartly Tuesday TuesdayTartly T Trartly
Tartly cloudy cI may with moderators tan tempera temperatare temperastore I Itl1re
tare minimum um temperature ft tonight tonightbout tonightii
Ibout ii bout thirtytwo degrees ch5reeatOllthty moderate moderatesoutherly mederaicFoatherhy
southerly winds windsTIDE windsTIDE i
Today TodayHigh tide n lla Jl a a m Land H Hp J1iG J1iGp 31p
p m Low tide tJde 5 fl a a m and fctp It p nTomorrowHSgh m mTomorrow I Iraa
Tomorrow raa TomorrowHSgh High tide BfcS fl a It JIL is Lewtide Lew Lewt Lewt1do8
t tide fc ItI a a m and 7 1t1 p JL m mSITK MSUN aSUN
Son SunS1DI rises gSS gSSSoa 6itSun
Sun st eta sets setsoa 5 5HARPEBS 15 15JJhJlTlON
Both rivers clear tins morning morningX JIIOrD JIIOrDW morningNew
X New w chewes and old veterans Tet 11UlIJ alike alikeIt aUkel alikeFrefer
Frefer l fer piper Hehbieck tobacco because becauseit
It is s mild any an sweet sWeetAdt sweetsAdrf Advt
I No More to Say I +
Archbishop Ireland Declines Declinesto
to Discuss Bishop Cran Cranstons Cranstons Cranstons ¬
stons Catholic Attack AttackI
or I have ao Jostra to enter into intocontroversy a aeoatro9eaw aoontroverg
controversy with tae good Btnaop BtnaopCranston BIIIIaopc BishopCramtom
Cranston c declared Arcfcotetoo Ar Ire XrebMHi IreJaIId Tierland
land of St Paul tMs morning when whentows wIIIID1IBked whenasked
asked to reJJly ri ily to Bohep JIIarl c ctoR Croas Croastoaa
toR tows ao4emt eeaaemaaaoB > tdfon of the attitude cf cfth cCthe C CtlM I
th the Vaticaa Vadcaala IB IBvevt eonnect with withart
vevt art vMt 1 be f WIDer termerjfalrbanlrg furttrJ l lIrMRb
J jfalrbanlrg irbanka to Rome RomeWhile RomeWhBe RomeWhile
While Archbishop Ireland who 11 te ia iaWashington bWashiRgtOD hWashington
Washington on a brief mission concerning con concerning concern1Dg ¬
cerning the alrA affairs Irs of the Catholic CatholicChurch CatbolacChurds CatholicChurch
Church admitted that he had read the thenewspaper therer thenewspaper
newspaper rer report this morning mornl of orJIIedIodI8t the theMethodist theMethodist
Methodist bishops attack on the Cath Catholic CathfJIIe Catholic ¬
olic Church hi hIP sermon at Hamllae Haarnllnechurch HamllaeChurch HamUIMCJhareh
Church yesterday r the Utecatholic dmtteguhmed dmtteguhmedCatholic tie ingulshed ingulshedCatholic
Catholic prelate declared that be had hadno hadDO hadno
no desfre to prolong the controversy controversywhich COIItrOYer COIItrOYerwhich cootroverl9whisk
which has aroused the entire religious religiousworld rellrIousworld religiousworld
world worldNo ITe I Mere te t Say SayI Sayur
ur I desire neither to add nor subtract subtractfrom aubtrdfrom subtractfrom
from the statement I fade test week ia iaChieago 11Ch inChicago
Chicago Ch said Archbishop Arcb Ireland ul ulDIMe I Imade Imade
made my position clear and explicitthen explicit explicitthen explicittJIen
then and I will not be drawn rwa into fur further fortIaeI furdfsctasiOri ¬
ther discussion d of this thi uapieasaat sub subject JIUbjeet subish ¬
ject °
jectArchbishop Archbishop Arhb ish Ireland declined to discuss discussthe cIIscdstbe diseasethe
the object objeArhb Ject t of f his mission to Washington WashingtonI WiagtoaothM Washingtonother
I other than to deny that it had any anything aarthlar anything ¬
thing to do with Vatican incident incidentThat incldentThat inddeatThat
That is certainly tco small an affair affairto aJrakto affairto
to bring me all the way to Washing Washington Wash WashtOIl ¬
ton he said as he asked a to be excused excusedfrom excUledf1Olll excusedfrom
from further commentDeclines comment commentDediaes commentDec1i3CS
Declines to t Answer AaswerI ABswerArdl AnswerArchbishop
I Archbishop Ardl lshop Ireland was equally reti reticent ret1ceet rettceat ¬
cent to dtecuse that phase of the Vati Vatican Vatican Vatican ¬
can incident which hkh has brought the theSeventhDay tMSeve theSeventhDay
SeventhDay Seve lthDay Adventist Church Into the thediscussion thedhc t e ediscussion
discussion through the condemnation of ofW ofW ofw
W A Colcotd one of its leaders of ofboth ofbclh ofboth
both the Catholic aDd Protestant Protestaatchurches Protestantchurches talt taltehUlThes
churches because of what he calls their theirintolerance theirlntolerance theirintolerance
intoleranceAddressing intolerance intoleranceAddressing lntoleranceAddreafDg
Addressing a gathering at the Advent Adventtet Adventist Adventlot ¬
lot Church last Ia night Mr Colcord de declared de dedNd declared ¬
clared that th the attitude of both these thesegreat eJreet thesegreat
great churches rebes was incompatible with withtrue Withtrue withtrue
true religious ref pious tolerance He H added addedThey addedTbey addedThey
They have not only attempted to toforce tooroe toforce
force oroe their intolerance in the United UnitedStates UnitedStates UnitedStates
States but have tried to dictateto dlctaetoCaDadlan the thtfCanadian theCanadian
Canadian government what course e it itshould Itshould itshould
should pursue When the Canadian par parliament NLrUament parliament ¬
liament had under consideration TheLords The TheLords TheLords
Lords Day Da act the Methodist Alumni AlumniConference AlumniConterence AlumniConference
Conference passed a resolution whichIntended whichwas which whichwas
was intended to prevent that body from fromexempting fromexempting fromexempting
exempting Seventh Day Adventists A vent1st8 and aadJews aMJews andJewa
Jews from the compulsory ory observance observanceof
of Sunday So anxious were they t to en enforce enforce enforce ¬
force their intolerance IntoJe that they bas hastened bastened bastuned ¬
tened their resolution to Montreal by byI byGUSTAV bytdegrap
I telegraph telegraphGUSTAV t tdegrapGUSTAV
STOCKHOLM Feb 14 14The The condition conditionof
of King Gustav Is so satisfactory today todaythat todaythat
that no official bulletin was issued I
Sober Old Saint Who Died Martyrs Death Gets Credit CreditFor CreditFor CreditFor
For Celebration That Dates Back to Worship of ofGoddess ofGoddess
Goddess God ess Juno
This fe th tile boniest day of the year rear for forthe frt1te forthe
the Mttta It blind god At the tMPo toI c1M PeMoltlctime Po toEic toEicthe
the clerks eMrks are woaJecmg WOIt edRs why wIt ev every eYeQappuoentJy everyone
one e apparently wrote a letter etterye yesterday yesterdayIts tenlaTI
Its I St St ValeB t ms ne s Day DaySt DaySt DaySt
St Valevtlar Vai nt1w s smUmg slyly sI to thtek thtekthat thlrktJlat tbhkthat
that every boy aS II a girl oa ORrtJt earth who whomatte whoa whomalls
matte a a comic vaieatine every youth JOUthaIMl youthand j jaad
and maid who exchange exci rage a sentiment sentimentaad 8EatimentaM sentimentand
and every old gaatiejaaa and old lady tedywho ladyWM ladywho
who still II cling eliD to the custom of buying buyingvalentines buyingvaJuUnes buyingvalentines
valentines are giving S him credit for St StValentines StV StValentines
V Valentines s Day when he never reaJ realuhad realty realtyhad reaJhad
had anything tIth to do with it itFor ItFor itFor
For instead of being a Jolly good fel fellovr retIoG felIon
Ion with a very young heart Valen Valentine Valentine ¬ j
tine was a very sober man lie waa vraaput PUt
Declares Ballinger Failed Failedto
to Give Government GovernmentProper GovernmentProper GovernmentProper
Proper Protection ProtectionWITNESS ProtectionWITNESS ProtectionWITNESS
Corrects Stenographic Reports Atj AtjDepartment At AtDepartment AtDepartment
Department of Interior InteriorInvestigation InteriorInvesHgation InteriorInvestigation
Investigation InvestigationR
At to erCMMiexL crossexamination lnatkm tom JAI LidsR I
R R Qauvta Gleam who te responsible ro Rtltble for the te tevesttgatma inveetlgadoa I Iv
vesttgatma v of the Interior Interiorhis Department Departmentnarrowed DepartmaKnarrowed
narrowed his accusations liCCu tioIM of emcml emcmlwrongdoing edslwreasdoln 1 1wr
wrongdoing wr hl g to Secretary Ballinger BaIIIar and aadMr andMr
Mr r Bennett CommfesieRar CO r of the t General Gen General Getera ¬
eral Land Office These two awn he heaccused heccU8ed lieaccused
accused of misconduct in office and with withailnre withallare withallure
allure to properly protect the Interests Interestsof Inter Interot
of the Government GovernmentHe
He absolved Assistant Secretary Pierce PierceH
H H Schwartz ehRsf of the field di division diistOD division ¬
vision and numerous other employee emlle ta tathe Jathe Inthe
the Land Office and aiwl agents a en in the field fieldf
f deliberate wrongdoing Wroa and expressed expressedthe expr exprthe
the opinion that In the case of Schwartz Schwartzthe
the wrong If may was due to t thougit thougiticssaess hough tidllDe t ti
idllDe i snese and a a desire d e to carry out t the theorder tileordera theorders
order of his superior officers oilleersGlavin officersGlavig oIJIcersGlavis
Glavig CroseExanuned CroseExanunedCounsel Cros CrossExaminedCounsel Examined ExaminedCOUIIMI
Counsel for Secretary Baluager Bal con conducted eoacte conducted ¬
ducted the eroseexamtaattoB exaaIIaado OIavs OIavsought GUrr GUrrMight QIaTaupt
Might shy Q of being put in the posit positferred tl tlof a aof
of being aa aeeuer Hew He add he preferr pre preferHd
ferr ferred d that the committee OOMIlltU draw mw cca ccacrosionc twacineions a aelu
loa from the facts presented In pt his btsstatement 11 11tata8II1 hisstatement
statement before l the committee Uee aJ a J r rthe n ntIMI rtthe
the pa pavers pa rs tetreduced by his It counsel counselMr COUIIHtr counselMr
Mr Glavte asked not to o be understood understoodas
as charging eba Stemma n Ballhiger Ball and andBennett andBennett
Bennett with criminal mtecondact IK of office ofice ¬ i
ice The official oC dal facts he said to towhich towhlda towhich
which he took exception hi Ms preeenta preeentaaccusmtion preeeatatIoG preeeatsdon
don oL the cue to President Ttt Ja tA1Ig1I8t MatAugust
August wen DOt such a8 to justify All Alloe amaccusation
accusation of corruption ot1 or criminal c cehlealeteceuduct criminalmtecoadoct I
mtecoadoct mtecoadoctH uet 1 11f
H Criminal Cr a1 Wrong WreagBad WrongHad I
Had 1 I been to h possession of evi evidence evidemee ¬
dence in support of a charge of mind mindset orimial I
set al or i iof COIT1IItt JWi rwieeanduet duet 0It Ute part partof I
of BalUager and Bennett said Glavte GlavisI
71 I would have ha taken the evidence GIaj i ia to toa toa
a grand jury I would not have ices troubled icesbled ¬
bled to have taken tall the sure to the thePresident tMPHSIIIeM thePresident
President PresidentBefore I
Before Bel the creaeexaa cressexadea ex8MI tl toiaikm ini < was bo boChairman beChcielmaa II
Chairman t 37etoa X ausseatad that thataeonsory Uaatcer thatcounsel
counsel r fin 1IotJt ghee get toglther t to tomatte 1 1make
make aaT aeonsory corrections In the thetestimonyof tiroteethnomy
testimonyof ef GiavISMr Glavte GlavteMr GIaYisXr I
Mr Vertrees objected to correcting correctingthe corr tba
the record unless a the corrections were weremade werema weremade
made tat the open as were the original originalstatements originaltateaert originalstatements
statements Glavis then went through throughthe throughthe
the record of his testimony te displaying displayinga
a remarkable le memory and incidentallyhaving incidentally incidentallyhaving taddeata1l7riD
having riD some fun with the official re reporters re report reporters ¬
porters portersla port
la one Instance I118taD the record read there ther
Is a parchment reef Glavis CIa vis could not trotaccount notaccount Dotaccount
account for what was ra la the stenographeta stenogra stenographers ¬
phers mind Iud when he transcribed traa his htanotes hiliJtOtea hisnotes
notes but he said that parchment parchmentreef parchmentreef
reef translated into Gtevte English Englishmeant Englishmeant
meant approximately and the record recordwas recorclwa recentwas
was corrected accordingly accordinglyGiavis accordinglyGlavis accordinglyGlavis
Glavis CrossExamined CrossExaminedGlavte
Glavte concluded his correction of the thereeonI therecord
record at l oclock ADd Mr Vertrees VertreesImmediately VertreesIlDJIMIdlately Vertreesimmediately
Immediately began his crossexamina crossexamination cro eexaml8aUcm ¬
tion of the witness Ballingers counsel counselput countIelput counselput
put his questions with a view to dad dading fledlug nd ndIII
ing < out how intimate was Glavisknowl Glavisknowledge GhLYIskBowledgeoe GJavlskaowledge ¬
edge edgeoe of the Alaskan coal coalaDds lands Glavinsaid Glavte Glavtesaid GkYisId
said Id the Cuaalnghaia claims were only onlya o ly lynaI1
a small fractional part of the coal COI1aIMIa COI1aIMIaill landsin lands landsin
in AlaskaVertrsea AlaskaVertrees Alaska uakaV8ltAe
Vertrees called attention to an article articleIn
In Coiners Weekly purporting te be bewritten bewritten
written by Giavie and printed after
Glavis saw the President PresidentAre Presld PresidmtAre t tAre
Are you the author < of that article articleasked artcjeDasked
asked Vertrees VertreesGlavis VertreeGlaYis VeclreesGlans
Glavis said he wrote the article but
did not write rlte headings headingsDd Dedi DediuDtd
uDtd Dd you receive any compensation for
that article asked Vertrees VertreesNot Vertr VertrUNot VertraeoNot
Not a cent answered Giavie
Have you formulated any charge chargeyourselfr cMrgeyevrselr chargeyoursel
yoursel yourselfr yourselfrNo yevrselrNo T TNo
No sir
Presented FactsDid Facts PactsDid FactsDId
Did you intentionally refrain from frommaking flOlllmakiIat frommaking
making any charge chargeI c seU
I was not called upon to make any anycharge anycharge
charge cba I was just presenting facts factsWhat factsVDat factswhat
What in your our opinion opinionpresented did the facts factspresented factsMeIoeIIted factsasked
presented by you y ou prove prover asked Ver Vertrees Vertrees Vettrees ¬
trees treesuTJlat
treesThat That the Interior Department D Cftt was wasnot wasnot
not In safe hands replied Glavis as a
laugh went around the committed room roomEDITORS roomEDITORS i iEDITORS
NEW ORLEANS O LEA S Feb 14 HMore More than thana
a hundred members of the National Edi Editorial Editorial Editorial ¬
torial Association which concluded its itsannual It8Dnual itsannual
annual convention here left on thesteamer the thesteamer thesteamer
steamer Cartage for Panama i
to d tfAtit at tk with ether roHgiow j martyrs in inaooe in80Cie insomme
somme year between 2 ZA and 2tb 3 A A 1 XThe 1TJe 1Tle
The custom cueto n of Q sending valentines on onthis onthis nethis
this day is said to have grown oat it t tJXetIee a apractice aptaetloe
practice connected with the worshp of ofJ1IDO ofJuno j
Juno the Farmer whose festival oc occarred or orcarted
carted so near the date of February 14 Hthat 14UIat 14Drat
that the two became connected connectedA
A sport called the choosing choost of valen ¬
tines consisting COft5t t of the drawing of ofnames otnames ofnames
names written on pieces of paper by
boys and girls to see who should be beeach Deeach beeach
each others valentine was common in
Eteslnd land a as early earlydps as the fourteenth cen century century cenms ¬
tury ms In those thoseexpensive days a valentine was wasar
far ar more expensive expensivea pe ve than now for the theorawfriK therawfn
drawing < rawfn of a valentine by any gentle gentleman JentJeman gentleman ¬
man necessitated n essitted a somewhat costly gift
to her
IN mm MEET IETGourtfandt MEETCourrlandt MEETCourtlandt
Gourtfandt Field Bishop Im Impressed Imp ImPressed ¬
pressed p es d With Capitals CapitalsFacilities CapitalsFaciHties CapitalsFacilities
Facilities FacilitiesARMY FaciHtiesARMY FacilitiesARMY
Project to Gail CatIon on Congress for forFraaaetal forFiauciaI forFioulhciai
Fraaaetal Aid Not NotFavwed NotF NotW NotFaoced
Favwed FaocedWashlangton FavwedWashington F
Washington W OD reached out ambitiously ambttfcmelaad ambitiouslyand N ly lye
and determinedly e tIy this morning and andstrengthened andstraathned
strengthened its clam to the Interaa IntenmBaal Interaamier I
1 Aviation xt Gl iidthat Jt tlIatpre tlIatpreeftDt pro promien
mien event of the UII nronauthal uc1 world waidfor worldfor I
for which half a dosen
American cities citiesare citiesare I IUe
are now contending The opportunity opportunitycame i
came through the t ae visit to the Capital Capitalthe Caplt1ot Capital Capitalof
ot CettIaDdt FIeld 1s sop president of ofUte ofthe
the Aero ero Club of America the man manwhose JDnay manwhere
where ay will ere farthest ia 6ecIdIn 6ecIdInIPMI deciding decidingwhore
whose eager hand aaH gnu this prise priseAnd pr1zeAJMI priseAnd
And It murky y be added that Mr Bishop Bishopi aboPJIIate Bishophas
i has been made to feel the pre e or orat orat i
at lust the encouragement t of the Fed Federal 19ederal ¬
I eral Government eo la behalf eC r wasiltacI wasiltacItoll Washingtons Washing WashingI
I tons toll claim President PI If ftt Taft himself has baspohn hasI t tlor
I apofcea for Waaategtaa W and Secretary Secretaryronage 5eer8ta1Gl
Gl W War DIckdtlton DIe has been made to tounjL tounderstand
understand unjL that die patronage ronage of the thetlon tilenaT thearmy
naT should be eatedsd te the avIa avIaeo aaiation
tlon meet meetthe ao it may DOt be crowding cntwdIDttile
the truth to say y that when President PresidentBishop PlMIdeBtBII PresidentBishop
Bishop departs from this city cIt tomorrow tomorrowhe tomoa z w wbe
be win take with him an impression bapr en eIItIftIy entidy entirely ¬
tidy favorable fa bIe to the Capita CapttUOPear CapitaFears 1 1pear
pear Lack af Traasjortatie TraasjortatieSeen TratatiMSeeD TranspsttatSear
Seen through President 11N1J t ta Bmhops eyes eyesand eyesand
a and they are eyes that have become becomepracticed heeoaMpractIiDK becomepreetdcet
practiced from parflriaatfcm part In m all the thebig tfcebig e ebi
big aviation contemn m ita this tb country countryand eoantQabd countryand
and Iferope crops since the fights of men menbirds 1IMIt1II menbirds
birds became a universal eraI cruseWaehiigtoa craae craaeWuIt craaeWuIttnctoa Wash Washington ¬
ington wrely rely y lacks the transportation transportationfacilities tTaDSpOltatioafadUtl transportationfacilities
facilities needed to handle the thethrong Immense Immensethrong I f fthroIag
throng that might be expected to at attend at1Iforids attend ¬
tend a a worlds congress of aviators lie lieadmit BefrVft Lieadse
admit adse however frVft frVft1M thatbe that thatbe
be becKy rmlT thank thankdtf
cKy wIthtile with < Sj inG inGtime tnCoeMCc i ithe
the Government might be ma idealpiece Ideal mealpmee Idealtor
piece for the coming event eventMr evertMr elK elKMr
Mr Bishops visit to this city thismorning this thismorning thiswaa
morning was marked by a series of ofinteresting oflawrettng ofinteresting
interesting events including a call on onPresident onPrwent onPresident
President Taft at the White House a avMt ato av
v vMt + lt to the Secretary of War at the theWar theWar theWar
War Department a luncheon JUDC eon at the theCommercial theCommercial he he0aaaenIal
Commercial Club an automobile aut ride rideover rideover rideover
over the city a visit of inspection tn8D < to toCollege toCoIJe toCollege
College e Park and lastly IT by a reception receptionat tlonat
at the Maryland Agricultural Coneg Coneglate CoIIecJate Cohegalate
late this afternoon afternoonEacaarafed atlerDOOlLEacHraced afternoonEncouraged
Encouraged by PrtsJSeat PrtsJSeatThe PresIieALThe
The call on the Pre Presldetn ldeta perhaps over overshadowed 0ftSSAR ove1abedoWdid ¬
shadowed SAR awecl ta importance everything else ehwof eIRol elseof
of the program for from the Chief BJC BJCeeuthres xeeutlYes ixeeudves
eeuthres Ups the president of the Aero AeroClub AuraClub
Club of American heard just what ea eacouracement encouragement
couracement might be expected for foraeronautics forIOIIU forteroaantics
aeronautics IOIIU UCS from the National Gorern Gorernment GooHrJlJlKDt Goeernment
ment JlKDtMr mentMr
Mr Bishop BL is more e than ever satisfied satisfiedthat stisftedthat nttde4tbat
that this patronage will not be so sogrudgingly sogrudgingly
grudgingly given m bt the future as In the thepast thet thepest I
past and that Congress CcMI may be called tailedupon calledupon caUMupon
upon to give tve a substantial 8UO appropriation appropriationwith
with which to fo feeler ter the science as far faras talas faras
as the army and navy are concerned concernedThe concentedThe concernedThe
The gathering rift at the White House fol followed reilowed followed ¬
lowed a preliminary meeting meett at the Cos Cosmos eoJR08 Coswoe ¬
mos Club this morning JnOrD at which Mr MrBishop KrBIshop air airBishop
Bishop was as presented Accompanied by byMayor byMayor byMayor
Mayor MaM M iota lfOOl OOI > ol of Baltimore CoL CoLJe CoLJerome Je Jerome Jerome ¬
rome J Jyce J > yce Joel J Gamma Judge JudgeOXefl JudgeONeil seONeil
ONeil Gen Lawrason on Riggs and E JC JCPatterson KPattenon ICPatterson
Patterson all members of the aviation aviationcommittee 8v1aUoaCOIIUIIlttee aviationcommittee
committee of the Monumental City by bywhom bywboat bywhom
whom he he1nUJ was entertained yesterday ye terdqIr terdqIrBI Mr MrBishop MtBishop
Bishop reached Washington ton < at 9 oclock oclockthis oclockthis oclockthin
this montnWelcomed morntoc morntocWefcoaaed JDO °
Welcomed by Committee CommitteeThe
The visitors were met at the Union UnionStation UnIoftStatton UnionStation
Station by the local committee composed com composed ¬
posed of President William Wl liam f Grade of ofthe orthe ofthe I
the Chamber of Commerce Arthur C CMosefl C CM CMoses
Moses M vice president of the Board of ofTrade ofTrade
Trade and former Commissioner com Mac Macfariand tfacfdalld Macfarland I
fariand At the Cosmos Club they were weremet weremet
met by Representative Herbert Parsons Parsonsof ODS ODSoC werej
of New York Gen Nelson A A Miles MilesAlexander aidesAlexander I
Alexander raham Bell Major Squier Souiernf Squierof
nf o the Signal Signal Corps of the army army1LDd and andThomas andThomas I IThoma
Thomas Nelson Page After a brief dis discussion dbM diienssion ¬
cussion M ssion of the days day Huse program P the party partywent partywent partywent
went to the White House by special appointment ap appointment appointment ¬
pointmentPresident pointment pointmentPresident pointmentPre
President Pre ideDt Taft at once showed keen keeninterest keenfnteftSt keeninterest
interest In the subject and after Rep Representative ReprNeDtative Representative ¬
resentative Parsons Pa had introduced Mr MrBishop MrBt MrBishop
Bishop there therem therefollowed followed an Informal dis discussion dt dtcussIen dIctslon ¬
cussion m of aeronautics aeronauticsTo
To Shew S1towAmetk American m Interest InterestIn
In reply to the Presidents question questionus
us to object of the proposed interna international International ¬
tional aviation meeting Mr Bishopp1aIned Bishop explained ex explained ¬
plained that it was to advance aclva the in interest interest Interest ¬
terest in the science of aeronautic aeronauticand aeronauUcflid
and to demonstrate demo t to the foreign avia aviators aItors aviators ¬
tors that America Ameri < a had taken a for forward forward forward ¬
ward place in promoting aerial naviga navigation naJption navigation ¬
tion Mr Bishop told l the President ofthe of ofthe ofthe
the resolution re recently adopted by the theAffiliated UHAftltated theAffiliated
Affiliated Aero Clubs of America at atSt atSt atSt
St Louis urging that ofngress Congress Co ess grant grantan
an a appropriation tion for the encourage encouragement encouI8Cment encouragement ¬
ment of aeronautics In the army and andnavy andDal andnTothle
navy navyTo Dal nTothle To this the president responded thatwhile that thatwhile thtw1a
while e he was in sympathy with t e ideabe idea ideahe ideJte
he did DOt think t it expedient to oakCongress ask askCongress askCeogre
Congress s to make the he desired appro appropriation ppropdtIo appropriation ¬
priation at this thlsIeISkHL session He suggested suggestedthat s suggestedthat ed edtJuLt
that the better time for forck ck auch a movewould move movewoukifbe
woukifbe would be at the next Ih ort session eseeoa be because be because because ¬ t
cause of the ibany many y pressing leetelaUve leetelaUvematters 1e Te Tematters vematters
matters c confronting the lawmakJagr Iawma body bodythis bodythis bodythis
this winter winterPresideat 4 lPrecideat 4Presideat
Presideat Premises Presence PresenceTo
To the ue Presldenes eats question tloa as to how howFort ewF hewFort
Fort F < t Myer would OUId do for an aviation aviationmeet aviationmeet Tlationmeet
meet of the sJse s ze proposed by the man managers 1nIUIrs managers ¬
agers rs c c the coining international Iatecn Uouat one oneMr
Mr Bishop responded that it was too toosmall tooimmall
small and that in his jwlgir judga7t Tj the thefacilities thefacilttt
facilities r facilttt dlnl s f fer w candhcs 1andl a throng there therewere therewOre therewere
were nt a trlrl1t umei u t to > make it a deslr dealtLConthlued
i Continued on Eleventh Page J
I Seeking Aviation Site I
President of the Aero Crab CI of America
AmericaI I
Have Little Chance to Res Rescue Rescue Rescue ¬
cue Eightyekt EightyektPassengers Eightyeigktl
Passengers Passengersthe P
r o oI oA ia iaAoCUDb
A AoCUDb Chile ftb seb 11 ILAeomd V Vthe g to tothe
the captain eapt ef the British Britishumet em Hatumet Hat Hatuet I
umet which arrived here today with withBritish wfthfit withJell
Jell fit tile puetngers aIIIII crew 0 t eBrlh tjmBridak
British steamer Luna LIma which went oc A Areef illf areef
reef f te the Huambttn Passage te the theStrait tlKstrait theStrait I
Strait of Magellan IqeI there te ttttie hope hopeon JaopeUat hopethat
that aQ of 1M six up racing to tile tileceee thescene
ceee will teach there In time to save savethe Te Tethe
the elPtYel t persons who were left hitour
on board the Lima when the storm mnntoncl stormforced stormforced
forced the Hatamet t to diecDIIdarelief dtecuutiaue her herrettef harelief
relief work workThe cI1Ie workThe I
The captain said the I a ma had a aaad aJIIK astrong
strong list to starboard MIl MIllid Mat men menand
lid her port quarted was i iThere lei leiTtIere water waterThere
There was pe seventeen Aeea feet of otbel water m mshe do dobet
bet eagie room and she was raaMly raaMlypounding rapiIIIyOUI1ag rapidlypomfding
pounding to pieces piecesTh pIeceIJTbf piecesThc
Th Chflean cruiser Mintetro JliD1stroaad Zeataaae Zeataaaeaad Zdttameand
aad fve of the Pacific Navigation Com Company eompauZo Coinpaa ¬
pany s boats are now on their theirSTORIVI way waySTORM waySTORM
Forecaster F Predicts Uapteasaat UapteasaatWeather tWeather Unplofi t t tWeather
Weather Before Ead > of ofW ofWeek f fWeek
WeekThe Week WeekThe W ek ekThe
The present week which has begun begunwith Iuawtda begunwith
with for NT J tfOr W Washtageoa will end endso eadthe endso
so the Weather weatterBuftau Bureau authorities avt aItIe moettlee say sayin yIn anyIn
in a severe storm Mom followed by cold coldweather coldweatJIer coldweather
weather weatherThe weatJIerTIle weatherThe
The weather will continue dear to tonight to toqht tonight ¬
night according to the prediction of the thebureau thebureau j jbureau
bureau but tomorrow the skies wit be begin begut j
gin to cloud In anticipation of the stormwhich storm stormwhich IItOrmwhich
which will within two days begin its itscourse Itscoune itscourse
course from the Pacific Pacl coast to the At Atlantic AtJantle Atlantic ¬
lantic JQ seaboard seaboard1ft board boardIn
In the lake region nays the forecaster forecasterthe f er erthe
the snow Is deep Heavy rates set in indamage In Indamaae indamage
damage is likely to result from floods floodsThe odsThe foodsThe
The same me condition prevails te the mid middle m mhldie id iddie
die Atiantltc and New few England States StatesThe StatesThe StatesThe
The storm predicted J rfdtct Is due te Wash Washington WUhingtcm Wlsbington ¬
ington Friday or Saturday and for sev several 8eTeral neveral ¬
eral d days vs after the cold will be as severe severeas severeas e eas
as ary aT felt during the winter winterUPRISING winterUPHISING winterUPRISING
Troops Sent to Quell Que 1 Rebel Rebellious Rebellious Rebellious ¬
lious Hill Men of ofBastar 0 ofBastar f fBastar
Bastar Section SectionALLAHABAD SectionALLAHABAD SectionALLAHABAD
ALLAHABAD lama ID Feb 14A 14Alarge loIAJa 14Alarge
large Ja part of the population popn adon of the theBaatac 1IIeBaata1 theBasing
Basing section ta Central India te te terevolt IIIrevolt isrevolt
revolt looting bazars burning police policeposts polleepost policeposte
posts and houses and hreatnng threat nmK the thelives theJiYes thelives
lives of the European residents re5d te accord according aceonIto accordlag ¬
lag to messages from there today
The local authorities Immediately Immediatelypent
pent a large 5C fore of native noMUers li4 aoi iee to tothe tothe tothe
the scene The uprising te said to be begeneral beI beBuar beB
general generalBastar I
Bastar B aatar is one of the feudatcry fends statesof states statesof Matesof
of the central provinces provl vines eea It has a apop apopuhdon pop population ¬
ulation of about about half a mflUon the themajority themajonty themajority
majority of whom are wild hill men awaTHREE JReLTHREE menTHREE
PRIMERO Col Feb HThree M Three more morebodies orebo4IIes morebodlea
bodies were recovered from f the Prhnero Prhneromine Prlmeremine Primeromine
mine making sixtyfive taken out since sincethe siDcethe sincethe
the explosion > xp1o fon on JanuaiY 31 One body bodywas bod bodwas bodywas
was identified as that of David Williams WilliamsWelsh VjJU VjJUWet5h VilUamsiWclsli
Welsh mine bos boss t
Family of Ninas Boatswain BoatswainConfident BoatsvainConfident BoatswainConfident
Confident Though Admit Admitting AdmitCraft j jtmg
ting Craft Defective DefectiveBOaVOK
BOaVOK BOaVOKaad 8 Mass 7 lreb xI sdil 1i4 1i4wtII be behove
hove my bwbamd will bring lit ship aIaIpaad shipand
aad crew safely to port tc MJay Jay declared declaredMTH declaredMan
Man Jolla F Crogaaa wide of Boat Boatswain Beatswain ¬
swain Crognan U S N who eont eontmaaded dMRaaased COnamanded
maaded the twr to Ntea when site left teftHampton leftHampleu
Hampton Roads R for BostonAt Boston BostonAt a1IIe
At the home of friends In Maiden MaidenMrs KaWeDIt3 Maldenairs
Mrs Crogaaa although worried > by the thestrange thestrange
strange dfsappeaxaaoe of the tag te teawatttex illa isawaiting
awatttex a news of the Nina NinaMrs NanaYrs I
Mrs Crognan C haD declared today that she shedowa ecaDIIOt shecannot
cannot believe that ue t tdowa tug has gene genedown
dowa Her boilers were bad John Johatold J JtoM Johntold
told me ao many times and shes Just Justdrtrtte jutJleJpaety justdrifting
drtrtte drifting helplessly with beckon macata macataery MIIddaI
on ery but she will w D came o ovt t all right rightsays rigbtSQS rightsays
says Mrs Crogaaa CrogaaaOSkiate Cr Cro6iiraaOil
Oil Lose e Kane KaneAfter R RAlter HopeAfter
After several R ral days of waiting w for r news newsof newsof
of the naval tug Nina which left ef t N Nor Norfolk r i ior
folk a week ago r fm or Boston aad which wbldll whichhas i iJ
has not heR beard J from since officials officialsof
of the Navy Department are almost almostready almostre almostready
ready te give up hope hopeWvf boptJane hopeTec
Wvf three days Government GoYeI eat ad ad merchant mer merehant metebaDt
chant ships have been patrottag the theoooj the008Jt themeat
oooj meat from Boston to the Chesapeake In taa ina
a a systematic search for the mfming mteemz a tub tugretary
Word onI was received by Assistant Sec Secretary
retary of the Nary Xa S Wtothrop lathrop today to
the effect eet that the revenue cutter
Gresham has reported report that she spoke spokethe spokethe I
the tug t Savage yesterday whichreport whichreported ¬
ed that she left Chesapeake eake whtchreportI bay with withthe 1I withthe th
the Nina Nina but turned back shortly 8Iaort1 y after afterwaru afterwarn
want because of the heavy sea Ac According According
cording < 10 this information the Nina Ninawent Ninawent
went on out to to sea with the waters waterSover
breaking over overThe her herThe herTJte
The Castine out of Boston reports
having hvt searched the southern parts of orlIOUacl
Xantucket = sound unsuccessfully u to find 1tndTile
the craft craftThe craftThe
The battleship Louisiana which put putout
out from Norfolk Saturday and the he
destroyer des Oer Lamson from Philadelphia
the same day aDd the Salem from Sew
York have reported report No results resultsvoyage re
ID a answer to the criticism for havl havlsent having
sent the little craft upon such a aoyap long
voyage officials of the Navigation Bu
reau say the Nina was fit aDd sound soundand
and an that t her machinery was known to togood
be in good condition conditionDeliberations conditionBINGER conditionBINGER
Deliberations Since Satur Saturday Saturday SaturdayMorning ¬ i
day dayMorning Morning MorningNo Result In InNo i iNo
No Verdict VerdictPORTLAND VerdictPORTIuUJ VerdictPORTLAND
PORTLAND Ore Feb F 14 HThe HTheJry 14Thejury The TheJary
jury which J Jt has been bee considering the theevidence the1ft theevidence
evidence te the trial of exCongress exCongressman exCOIISTessBlDget ¬
man Btz BlDget sr Hermann was wa discharged dischargedthis bar bart I
this t morning orB after batting been out outslaee otslnee outsince
since Saturday morning morD without wlUtGtr withoutrearhiag withoutreaching
reaching r hlag an agreement agreementBETHLEHEM agr agreementBETHLEHEM ent entBETHLEHE11
BETHELSM Pa Feb W NIt It was rc rcported rc rcP9rtecl reported
ported here today that Samuel Gomp Gompprestdent GomPj Gomppresident
ens pre Jdent of the American Federa Federaof FederatIoh
tIoh of Labor will come here this weekto week weekto weekto
to take charge of the strike in the theBethlehem theBethlehem I
Bethlehem steel ee1 riant It Is Mid the thestrike thestrike
strike here is the beginning l > of the fight fightto I
to force the unionization or 0 the steel steelindustry steelindustry
industry f i I
Declares His Fight a aPearYs Against AgainstPearys AgainstPearys
Pearys Promotion Is of ofOwn ofOwn ofOwn
Own Volition VolitionSAYS VolitionSAYS VolitionSAYS
Breach Widens Wid ns In Naval Circles CirclesAs CirclesAs CirclesAs
As Matter Is Dis Discussed Dis DisCU55ed Discugeed ¬
cussed cussedBcvetepmeats CU55edDev cugeedDevelopments
Developments Dev Rts Sa the fast aet widening wideningof
of the breach between staff and line lineofficers lineo lined5cers
officers o rs of the navy reached re ted a sensa sensational 8enatIonal sensational ¬
tional point this rooming when moors ruaorsbegan ructoabegan moorsbesan
began to drcmiate cir ulate through every bu bureau bureau bureau ¬
reau of the Navy Department to the theeffect theetCect theeffect
effect that the line element is using usingRepresentative ulnlRepc8S usingRepresentative
Representative Repc8S utUve Ernest t W Roberts amember a amember 41memBer
member of the sufcoommtUae sooom mtt ae of the theHouse theHoUoe theHouse
House Committee on Naval Affairs to tolead tolead tolead
lead their ftght in Congress against againstmaking agalnatmaking againstmaking
making making ClvM Bn Engineer teeer Peary a rear rearadmiral rearadDtiraL rearadmiral
admiral admiralCoIacMtoBt adDtiraLCoID admiralColacidest
CoIacMtoBt CoID 4II 1It with tito circulation of the therumors therumors therumors
rumors T 8 an addfcoion rnsl made by byRepre byR byRepreomiade
Repre R Repreomiade taU Roberts at his residence remdeacethis re Webcethis residencethis
this morning that it ws he who asked askedthe kedthe askedthe
the Navy avj Department to look up upPearys upPearys upPearls
Pearys record and ascertain how much muchhe mucJbe muchhe
he hag cost the Government during the thecourse thetourse thecourse
course of his arctic explorations Rep Representative RepreseJltatiYe Representative ¬
resentative Roberts west so far as TO TOadmit toadmit t o oadmit
admit that he was acquainted aequ anted with withthe withthe 1 1the
the recommendation rtoe 0111111 IIIIIUoa contained tiDei ta Sec Secretary Secretarj Secretary ¬
retary Meyers s letter to the tilecomllllttee Houiq Houiqcommittee Hbu Hbucommittee
committee and that the Secretary knew knewhis Jmewhis knewhis
his vrws yfJWII before the letter was mailed mailedto iledto mailedto
to the committee committeeBitter committeeBitter e eBitter
Bitter Fight in Sight SightWhen SigJitWben SightWhen
When this tJdIsl admteoion iuilea by Mr Roberts Robertsbecame Robertsbecame
became 1 known later at the department departmentit nt ntIt
it aroused a OUIIM unprecedented excitement excitementState excitementSt t tat
State officers are a e aroused as never be befcre bewe before
fore and there fe extreme probability probabilitythat KOINI1IIUlhtJlat
that ffie me Navy X Department is oa Ui Uiserm thof the theserge
serge of witnoeaing It 1 the bitterer fight flghcbetween fightbetwe t ti
between betweenrai 1f s i Malt hapehes 1 it itI2H itPM
rai eVer eVerI w wJt
I Henreontiatlve Jt ddl Roberts denied that h hhad hhod
had been or Is Isthe bdsw ea as a heal of ofUte ofthe
the line officers officersIt
It became known as early as test Sat Saturday Satunlay Saturday ¬
urday that the 3 Navy avy I Department > war warhavtor wa eraharm =
harm a statement prepared setting settingforth Mttfn settingforth
forth Pearls s J Jwas record since he Ie hi hitint his hisfirst
tint trip North to discover tie Pole It Itwas Itwas
was stated by staff officers that tiiis tiiisestimate t thiseatbnate 1is
estimate was requested req1le ted by opponents of ofi orPeary ofPear
i Peary Pear Until Mr Roberts this morntn morntnstated morning MOnItngstated morningstated
stated that he had asked for the eat estimate l lmate i innate ¬
mate it was not publicly known whether whetherthe whetherthe
the request originated in the department departmentI t
I or on the outside outsideThink outsideThink outsideThink
Think Roberts Re erts Was Prompted PresptedPractieaHy PromptedPractienlly
PractieaHy the entire tire staff element bc bcHeves bcJleves believes
Heves Roberts asked for or the estimate estimateonly Cimatalter estimateonly
only after he had bnwa requested reqlMltetM l b bthe > y ythe
the znembers of the l tan ae It is known knownthat kDonthat knownthat
that Mr Roberts has Veen eer at Secretary SecretaryMeyers SecretarM SecretaryMeyers
Meyers M vers coke 8 several times since the theHale th thHale
Hale Ha e and Allen bills to make Peary a arear arer arear
rear admiral were introduced and 01 01account Olaecount o oaccount
account of this the belief arose that thatMr thatXr thatMr
Mr Roberts had not of his own accordasked accord accordasked accordaskM
asked for the estimate but had been In Informed Informed informed ¬
formed that such a a request t would meet meetwith meetwith meetwith
with high approval in certain Quarters Quartersof quartersof
of the th Navy Department DepartmentWhen DeplrtmentThat DepartmentWhen
When seen this mon D by a repre representative reprentUve representative ¬
sentative of The Times Mr Robert Kobensaid Robertsaid Robertsaid
said he had applied for the estimate estimateon =
on his own initiative and that It had hadbeen hadbeen
been suggested to him by no one Ii Iisaid Iii Iiisaid >
said that his first conference with Sec Secretary Secretary Secretary ¬
retary Meyer after the introduction of ofthe ofthe
the Hale bill in n the Senate had notu notrlug notuiag noti1i
lug i to do tit With his request to the de department deprt1fteAt depsiintent = ¬
partment that he be furnished he with data dataconcerning c1ataCOIkena1D dataPeary
concerning erning how much Peary P hasdepartment has cosi cosithe co cothe t
the department departmentPays deprtJDelrtPays
Pays Visit te Meyer MeyerVhen MeyerWhen MeyerWhen
When asked if i it were oeTe not true that thatbe thathe thattbe
be had visited Secretary Meyer Friday Fridayffioram FridayDi9rJIin Fridaymorning
morning ffioram the day the Secretarys letter letterwent lettereDt letterwent
went eDt to the subcommittee te the House HouseMr HoufMr HouseMr <
Mr Roberts R repKed It was but that the theobject th thobject tbob
object ob t of his visit was connected in no noway n nway m mway
way with the Peary matter matterIs
Is it not true also that on the occa occasion occasion occasion ¬
sion of your visit you were informed b bthe bthe bthe
the Secretary of the action of the Nat Xavyepartment NatDepartment a Y YDepartment
Department > In fatting f failing to Indorse thHale th thHale thHek
Hale and Allen bttlsT bit bills wax asked of Mr MrRobert ifRoherti MrRoberts
Robert RobertIn RohertiIn
In the course of our conversation tonvergationthe conversationth OIIT < o othe
th the Secretary Z + frtmrv w refuNd rMMi ta to the tlva fad TrvtTo that thatthe tha r rthe
the department dep eat bad failed to indorse the thobills thebills thebills
bills but that it would favor fav Peary Pearybeing rearybeing Pearybeing
being retired r tired as a civil < engineer in with withthe withtH withthe
the rank of rear admiral ia his own ownSjrade owne ownIn
Sjrade e he teplied r
1 et told the Secretary esc eaaly that I would wouldeves WOUlde8M wouldeweg
eves be opposed I to that proposition or orany 01any orany
any other which would retire Pearx I Idt idic
dic dt di4 < i not kivm Jcn that the departments departmenfsietter depa s et t ttot
tot had ha been seat to the Capitol until untilI
I reached the committee room later in inthe inthe
the morning morningAdmits monltagAdmits nosingAdmits
Admits Jealousy J Exists ExistsThat ExistsThat
That there te any amount of petty pettyjealousy peUYI pettyjealouay
jealousy in I the navy Representative RepresentativeRoberts RepreHlltat1eRoiterts RepresentativeRoberts
Roberts stated he knew to be a few fet but buthe buthe buthe
he declared that It had ao effect on oni 011him on onhim
i him nor had he ta any way so far fa as be heknew beknew beknew
knew been employed to make him the thechampion thechampion thechampion
champion of the line element elementConimacder elementCommander t
Commander Pearys feat in reaching reachingthe reacl reachingthe ng
the North Pole was belittled from every everyangle everyyangle P Pa
angle a 1e by Representative e Roberts tnis tnismorning tntsD1OrBtn tnismorning
morning D1OrBtn He said h hI agreed a with Secretary Secre Secretary
tary Meyer not only that it was neither neithernaval JaeitherraY1l1 neitherravel
naval nor military fn < n its Character but butthat bu butthat t ttJtat
that to him im it had no national atenifi atenificn SIIolifieance sign ifi ificanOe
cn canOe e worth speaking spHik of He said bq bqcould h hcould bId
could Id not see much difference di iir erence enc o between betweena
a steeplejack ste k placing the Stars andStripes and andI andStripes
I Stripes upon the summit v of a high tower toweraad towerDd towerand
and Commander Peary ry carrying carry the flag
to the North Pole Polei PoleThe
i The latter achlevent he asserted did didnot didnot didnot
not arouse any aD sentiment te him be because because ¬
cause he could r DOt see se how the North NorthPol NorthPolq
Pol Polq would ever be of f any benefit to tothis tothI
this thI country and that it was more th thbulldog the thebulking
bulldog bravery of the man titan an anachievement an8tblevement anachievement
achievement of national consequence consequencewhich consequencewhich CC
which Congress Con fSS had been asked to re reward re reard reward
ward ard
wardPeary Peary di1 di < l not discover C1i oer the North NorthPole Xorthpol NorthPole
Pole Pole said Mr Roberts it has a at aI1

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