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WEDNESDAY EVENING. APR. 8.1908.
Tm: growing bitterness among repub? licans over ihe presidential con'est came to tho turfsce in the Senste yesterdsy, when, as stated in the Gtotte of thal dsy, Senator Hale csused a hubbub by sharply criticising Secretary of War Taft during a vigorous onslaught on the growing extravagance in expenditure lor the army. He denounced the al leged plans for a still further incresse In the strength of the army, and de? clared that there was a constant pres? sure from the chiefs of the military estab? lishment to make it b;gger and bigger. For this he held the chief-of-stafl more responsible than the Secretary ol War, lor the latter, the Senator remarked with withering sarcasm, probably did not know as much about tbe affairs of the War Department as his subordinate wbo acted as bead of the department during the secretary'* "frequent, pro? longed and necessary" absences from the city. This deft insertion of the knife into Secietary Tad's candidacy gave great offense to some of tbe western Sena? tors who are strong Tatt men, and later in tbe afternoon Senator Burkett, ot Nebraska, whose State ls now receiving a csmptiign vi-.it from the secretary, took Senator Hale to task for his remark. This precipitated a debate which, though conducted in strictly parliamen? tary form, showed more ugliness and ill temper than any other of the session. Senator Aldrich backed up Senator Hale in his critici*m of the growing extrava? gance in appiopriations, and declared there must be retrenchment unless tbe republican party wanted to meet deleat at the poll* thia hil. Mr. Hale's speech, however, waa the mist remarkable of the debate, considering that he is not only a republican, but virtually the floor leader of the raiprity. Mr. Hale is supposed -o be a Taft man. That he merely wanted to attack Taft was shown by tbe fact 'bat he dropped the mask when he bad accomplished bis purpose, withdrew the demand for action he bad made, and left the chamber while the other Senator* were still snarling. Thk republicans ate hard at woik try? ing to minim'/-" tho eftect* of the panic and the continued business depression. The panic was a complete reply to the fallacious statements in rrpubliean plat iormi and by republican organs and spellbinder* Ilia! tariff pro'eetion pro? duced prosperity. Tbe fact that over a million men are out of work; that wages are falling and thousand* of foreign wage earners are returning to their own coun? try, is too glaring to be glossed over. Democrats have foretold this breakdown of the policy of pro'ection, which for a time fostered a spurious prosperity for the trusts and corporations, with itt ac? companying high cost of living and ol necessity high wage*. But now so many people are Buttering the republican party lt trying to agaia deceive tu9 voters by pretending to favor tariff revision or ad? justment, "af.er election." The prom Ises are, however, very vague and al? ways accompanied by the declaration that tbe protective sy*tem must be pre aerve I. It i* pretty *afe to predict that if the republican party i* successful in ?electing the next president and a ma? jority of the next (' ingres.*, that the trusts and tariff pro tec'.ed interests wiil ?gain control tbe policy of the mijority I ?of the republican party on the tariff iraue. Is it likely that campaign funds will be forthcoming from the trusts and ?corporations to accomplish such a re? sult unless ai-urauces are given byre publican candidates for Congress that "the interests" will still be protected? u\? Senator Hanna said in lUDstance in : the debate un the admittance of the ter? ritories to statehood, platform promises ?re not intended to be binding if it 's "politically necc*-irv n > lo ko ,i iLcui ! In three -un*?lllinoi*, Nebr*.|rierid "Witconsin?the roten under a ljcal op? tion law y't'eriht roted Ol the saloon (q'testion. la lllinoi* the Urger cities toted for the sale of lfq-tor, while the town* in most cases voted against the naloons. In Nebraska prohibition made -gains in the smaller towoi, while the contest in Lincoln between the supporters of the restricted saloon and the prohibi? tionists wis won by the former. The ?Germana of Wisconsin took full ad-' -vantage ol the leca! option law to rein* troduce the saloon into moat of the towrs. With the cry of personsl liberty, thiy cirried practically everything befoie ihem. _ Emma Gm i.man, the female anar? chist, is in a seri ni* predicament in "Winnepeg, Manitoba, and, lt is said, j deportation to Kassia stares her in tbe lace. 8he is now on Canadian soil; the Hailed 8tates authorities decline to al* Im her to return to tbii country; Cana- ] da refutes to entertsin her, and the offi "Cisli say a journey to Ike land of her birth seems the only solati in of the diffi-' cully. Terra del Fuego -could be a ?good place to send thi* woman whose blatant anarchistic deed* and utterances should not be tolerattd in the United State?. Th ok wbo have oot paid tbeir pill taxes are reminded that tbey must do to not later than May 2d, if they with to VJte at the election on No'ember 3rd. jjs_ *-**-?= From Washington f< '-.rreipondenoe of the Alexandria Gasette.' Senator Martin has ms^e a favorable report on the Daniel bill for the con* H.iuction ot a national boulevard from Washington to Mount Vernon. The Gsliinger-Goebel mail subsidy bill was given a knockout blow in tho Honse today, when the posioffhe com? mittee, by a vole of 8 to fi ri fused to re? port tbe bill to the House favors! ly. Th3 only way the bill, already p< ss dby me Senate, may now get befor* be H-use is tn hsve the IL u e disih ig> the committee. The defeat was a bard blow to ship sdvocstes. Tbedemocrbtic vote against the measure wo* strengthen? ed enough to beat it by certain republi? cans wbo voted against the administra? tions recommendation for the subs:d*-. their argument being tbat tbey could not aflo.d to be put on tbe defensive any? more for "voting subsidies." Two monster battleships, each to cost $6,000,000; ten torpedo boat destroyers, each lo cost $800,000; eight submarine torpedo boats to cost a total of $3,500, 000 snd one tub-surface torpedo boat to cost $22,600 are tbe increased weapons tf war carried in the naval sppropria ii in bill which wat formally reported to h- Boase today by tbe committee on nara' sffairr, The bill makes appropr aiions thal total $10.3,9711,518 about $3,500,000 more than was carried in the last similar bill. Provision is made in tie measure for the enlistment of h'x housand additional mer. Fo* arming and equipping the naval militia tbe ap? propriation is Doosted to $100,000 in or? der to make tbe naval reserve more effi? cient. The attorney general and tho Depart? ment of Commerce and Labor will be compelled to tell the House why they hare not prraecuted the alleged "paper trust" according to action taken by tbe House committee ot judiciary today. The committee reported favorably the two resolutions introduced by Speaker Cannon, calling on ths Department of Jus'ice and Co amerce and Labor to give tbis information. President Rotsevelt hss wrttten a letter to the attorney general instructing bim to proceed Against the railroads of ibe South which do not furnish *qual accommodations for negroes in the "jim crow" cars that they do in the coaches provided for whites. The pres;d?nt had received a number of complaints from colored organization*) and individuals in the South protesting against their treat? ment in this regard. Io his letter tbe president says: "The Interstate Com? merce Commission has taken what is urquestionably the right ground; that where separate accommodations are pro? vided for white and colored passengers, ibe accommodations for colored passen? gers shalt be as gord as those furnished o white passengers for the same money. Id other words, while there is nothing in the law which forbids separate ac? commodations, tin* 3 accommodations must be equal." Jspsn and America joined ind: r in doing honor to the late Durham W. Stevens, adviser to the Japanese govern? ment, who was a-ssHsinated in San Fran? cisco, at his funeral here. The cere monies were under the aiisp cc* oi itu Japanese Ambassador at the direction of h I government. American oflic-al-*, headed by Secretary of State Riot, were prnrniiee.it in Ihe ols quie*. Brief ser v;c? s were held over the body at the resi? dence of the late diplomat's sister, Mrs. Joseph L. Porter.and at St. John's Epis? copal Church at 2 p. m. Burial followed in (oak Hill Cemetery. President Rocs? veil sent a very handsome floral piece to be laid upon tbe coffin of Mr. Stevens. How much ice will the labor v ito cut next fall? Secretary Taft isn't the only msn who would like to kntw. I', is the biggest problem cow confronting professional politician!. Bryan, John? son and Judge Gray are figuring on tbe proposition, and no oue is taking a d -eper interest than those republican congressmen hailing from doub'.Iul dis? tricts who see a menace to their political futures in the latest activities ol tbe A rr erica*. Federation of Labor. That the Aldrich currency bill, which ia*passed th-1 Senate, i?"und.-s;r ebie aud Impracticable," was the statement made today before the House committee on banking and currency ly E. 8-outL rd Parker, President of the National Metro? politan Bank of this tity and President of the Clearing House Association of the District of Columbia. The condition of Thomas McCreary, the borsemsn who was shot by Hepie? sentative Hi tllin,shows a slight improve? ment this mrraing. MONEY FOR MARYLAND AND VIRGINIA. A favorable repoit was male to tbe Senate yesterday afternoon by Sena'or Manin, of Virginie, Lom the committee on claims, of a bill strongly advocated by Senators Rayner and Martin for iii** pavment of .$72,000 to Marjlind aud $120,000 to Virgini*, representing money advanced by these States iu 1709 to the* feieral government with whi h to begin tbe erection of the Capitol building at Washington. Separate bills for this purpose were introducrd by Senator Rayner for Maryland and Sena? tor Martin for Virginia, but the two merBiire* were by direction rf the com? mittee on claims, consolidated in the re? port made to the Senate yesterdsy. The committee recommends tba*, the money be paid without interest. At the time tbe money was advanced the federal goverment was slmost with? out fund*, while the two States, then tbe centers of wealth, fashion and population, had full coffers. Claims for recovery of tbe money have been pending many years. Senator Rayner had a claim bill before the House for this purpose when he was a member ol that body years ago. A question arose at to whether tbe money waa a gift or a loan. Tbe records speak of the money at "advances," and this word has been legally construed as indicating a loan. If the bill passes, $72,000 in cssh will he paid into the Maryland Treasury. Virginia has already a-sighed her claim to tbe Mcunt Vernen Avenue Associa? tion, to be used in the cons rnc.ion of a national boulevard from Waahington to Mount Vernon, Governor Swanson has informed Charles A. Thurman, of Kentucky, tbat | be would not respite Leo C. Thurman or commute hit sentence. The man will hang for murder io Norfolk Friday. NewH of tbe Day. Lincoln, Neb., roted to retain saloons by about 300 mijority. The Delaware republican conventit n y'S'erday elected sn uninstructed deli guion to the national convention. Tbe Greal Non bern Rsilr.iad ht* been found guihy ot grunting rt-haie* to the American ^ugur Ititi aing Company an 1 fined $5,000. Senatot Tillman arrivtd at Columbia, 8. C., yesterday Irom his home at Trenton for treatment in a sanitarium. Tbe Senator wis feeble and looked ill. Mr. John G. Wilson, general attorney for tbe Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, ded of spinal meningitis at tho Johns Hopkins Hospita), in Ballimore, last night. Col. Henry Brune Bowie, cousin of the late ex O.evetoor Bowio and of Col. Washington Bowie, snd who served in tbe Confederate army, dit-d Monday night of apoplexy it bis home in Balti? more. Ten tlnussnd men are out of work in Hammond and Indiana Harbor, Ind., and their fan, i ie* are in want. Stets are being taken by tbe authorities to re? lieve the situation by issuing supplies to the needy. Tbe republican State convention ol South Dakota yesterdsy elected eight lill*gat*h to the republican national con? vention and instructed them to "vote for W.H. Tatt and IM their influence in his behalf for the presidential norn - tioo. A spacial from Gulfpor*, Miss., says that eight prisoners, seven of wbom a-e under sentence to the State penitentiary some to serve life terms, escaped from the Harrisson county jail about 10 o'tlock yesterday morning and are still at large. Governor Crothers of Maryland has issued a proclamation declaring quaran? tine against the States of Virginia, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alsbama. Mississippi, Louisiana, Arkansas, Mis? souri, Texas, Oklahoma and California, and prohibiting the importation of any cattle from the States until November 1. Thia action was taken following a re? port made to him by the Htate Live Stock Sanitary Board, of tbe existence of splenetic or southern fever among cattle in the State* named. In a sensational charge delivered to the grand jury at Frankfort, lay., Monday evening, Circuit Court Judge Sltut in? sisted that the grand jury begin at onie to inquire into, acd continue until ii bas ferreted to tbe bottom, the charge* of bribery in procuring the election of a United Hiatea Senator and in the defeat of certain measures during the rrcent ?teaaioD of the general assembly. "It was a common rumor, and commoner street talk, during the session," said Judge Stout, "thal bribery was rampant.' A dispatch Irom New York says, Mme. Anna Gould last night authorized the statement that she hss no intention ofmsrrying at present, and that she is not now engaged to any one. Tbe statement was made public by Tjler Mon-e, a close friend of the Gould family, and at whose home in the Hotel St. Regis Mme. Gould waa re emly ?aktu ill while visiting Mrs. eMor-e, I'rince de Sagan was at the S'. Repis Yesterday where Mme. Gould ba* a suit*?. He lunched at the St. Regis with Mme. Gould and the Tyler Morse*, sud sfier lunch went out in an automobile with Mn**. Gould. Rduri.8 f om tho local option elec? tions in Illinois up to 9 o'clock last night show tbst SpringA-dd, Freeport, Bloomington, Danville, Jolliet, Mon? mouth, Aurora, Eigin, Sterling and Kankakee voted in favor of saloons, and that Rickford, Decatur and Dxcn voted against saloons A sweeping republican victory at Chicago, gave Mayor Busse's administration complete and undisputed possession of the city hall. The days v dories converted a democratic msjor ity of two in the city council into a re? publican me jority of eighteen. Spring? field, the capital of the State, voted in favor of the saloons by 1,800 mijority. A delegation of citizens composing a vigilance committee called upon Editor Smith, of the Mitchell Oounty Record, at Bikeraville, N. C., yesterdsy and ordered him to leave town within 21 hours. The charges against Smith were not made public. He wss threatened with being driven cut of town in a more vigorous fashion if he refuned to leave within the specified time. He complied with tbe order of the towu committee. Eiitoi Smiih is sixty-five years old. His news? paper was tsken in charge by tbe vigi? lance committee and the politics of the psper chanced from democratic to re? publican. Smith'* whereabouts ia not known, nor is it known wbthir he will make an effort lo recover hi* newspaper plant. CONGRESSIONAL. Th? first two hours of the session were consumed by a debate on extrava? gance in the army expenditures, precip" Itated by Senator Hale, who attacked Secretary Taft. Several 8enatom crlticiz-*d the S*crr tary of War for his aliened policy looking to an increase of the army. .Senator Burkett charged Senator Hale with "Ismbsating aud lampooning" the -c retsry, wbo wss a candidate for the re? publican nomination for president. Bills to provide tor sn sddition to the court bouse of tbe District of Cilumbis ?nd to reimburse police pensioners for sums withheld from their pensions, owing to deficiencies in tbe fund, were pisstd. Several billa of local interest to the District were introduc.d or reported. The fortifications appropriation bill wss considered snd psssed. After a brief executive session ihf Senate adjourned, out of nspect for the memory of the late Representative Brick, of Indiana. Tbe Senate adjourned until tomorrow ind on that day will take another ad? journment until Monday of next week. This programme wa* arranged by the republican leader- tor the reason that there are not now on'he calendar any measures that sre rrsa'de-d as of a press? ing character and wbicn are likely to be enacted this session. The House, in committee ot the whole, considered the District appropri? ation bill under the fire minutes rule. Tbe bill wss practically completed, and will be finally acted upon today. Representative Overstrtet reported to tbe House the desth of Representative Abraham Lincoln Brick, of the Thir? teenth Indiana diatrict. Resolutions of regret were adopted, and at *Mir> the House took a recess until 11:30 today. Virginia Newt*. As a re.'uit of the efforts o' Oongreas man W. A. Jone*, *ll of the steamsrs on the Rspp-ihsnnock river und**r the present schedule are carr-ing United States mail.. By a vote of 80 to 54 yesterdsy Cul* poem ie'nstd to premlt licensing of sa? loons. There are litre-" bar-ioom* at Oulpeprr, paying a license of $3 OOO. After May 1 the entire county will be "dry." Mia* Etna Houston Hutter, daughter of the late Mi j or Edward S. Hutter, aud J Mr. S'epben Halsey Meena, a son e f tbe ; late General John O Me*-m, who is a rci;d?nt of Bluefish!, W. Vs., were mar? ried in Lynchburg yesterday. Near Duffield, yesterday, Willison Bishop was waylaid snd shot dead. H's son-in-law, Robert Jones, is charged with the crime. He has disappeared. III feeling, growingoutof family trouble*, hsd existed betweeu Bishop and Jones for some time. Unofficial return* from the local op? tion il.ction held yesterday in Stonewall district, Shenandoah county, show tbat the dis'.ric. will go "dry" by a safe rai j irity. Tbis will close the only distil? lery in the county, snd make ths whole county "dry." The wife of Mr. H. H. Powell, deputy sher ff of Roanokecountv, died in Sil> rn Monday night. Mn. William Wordy, ol Roanoke, slater of Mr. Powell, weat np to see ber dead sister-in-law. She went into the room, and taking one lo>k at tbe dead woman, fell to the Boor. The Six'b dis'rict republican conven? tion met in Lynchburg ytstrrday. R HO* lutions were passed indorsing the sdmin* is'rstion, insiruciug the delegates to the .istional convention to vote for Taft, first, list and all the time, snd pie'giug supp irt to C. Biscomb Slemp for re? cite.ion as State chairman. CONFERENCES. The hundred and twenty-fourth aDcual ttisifli of tbe Baltimore Annual Con? ference, which had ISM meeting for tbe past week st Hsmlice Church, Wash? ington, adjourned laat ni*-ht with the reading of the appointminls by Bishop Orsnaton. Tbe following are among tbe appoint? ments fur the Washington District. Pre siding elder, Rev. J. W. R Sumwalt. Alexandria, W. W. Van Aradale; Ar? lington, two to bo supplied; Briple P.uk, one to be supplied: Brookland. K C. Towers; Congres* Heights, H. tl. Spencer; Faith tod Beiinirrr, oneto hp supplied; Fall* Church, J. V. Ames; Forestville, W. OL Harden; Garrison viii-*, to be auppl.ed; Gaithersburg, to he supplied; Hernd-m, A. A, Bichell; llyatisville, G. T. W?-cde; Kensington, T. M. West; Lanham, M. F. Lowe; Lijt miville, J. F Jimes; Msnassss, to be supplied; Montgomery, C. M. Yu"; Northwest, to be supplied; Pe.wonh, 0. M. Cole; Spencervillp, 1". I Mumford; Auscrstia, J. A. Jeffers. Frederick District?Pre-Hiog elder, K-v. Dr. M. F. B. Rice. Berry ville, to be supplied; Blormiugtorj. to be supplied; Winchester, J. W. H. Beale*. At Ibe morning session 120 of the members voted for a time limit, snd-19 voted against it. The memorisl lo the General Confer? ence from the Nebraska Annual C infer? ence, requesting ihe Ge-peral Conference ?o enact a canon against dancing, card playing and drinkinr, wa* referred to tte delegation to the General Conference "witti the approval ol this conference." A memorial from the Annual Confer eice of Arkansas asking the General Conference to appoint a commiartion to lake aome Heps looking to a reunion of al branches of Metnodism, whether Episcopal Methodism or n et, was un snimously adopted. The reading of (ho r*ppoiotments by President Sheridan last night at Suow Hill, Md , brou/ht tu a close one of the most important sessions of the Maryland Annual Conferenc*- of the Methodist Prot? estant Church. The conference was in sr-ssion for a week,aod it did not end un? til after 11 o'clock Us night, and an ad? ditional feature of the night meeting waa the refusal to admit to the conference a new congregation in Alexandria, Va., known as Bethany Church, after a heated discu-e-ion aud an aye-aud-nay vote. The vote stood GS lo 9*. Tho conference after an ex'ended and heated debate, voted, by a majority of 2<), to admit to the conference the mes? senger from tbe Bethany Church, of th's city. The committee to whom the mat? ter had been referred had reported ad? versely to admitting J. ll. Caton aa rep? resentative of Bethany, the congrega? tion of which some time ago left the Alexandria M. P. Church and were known ia "insurgents." The committee's report declared thst the new church hsd uot complied with the requirements of the church consti? tution. Although .Mr. Oaton waa admit ed ra a messenger, the church li-- represented, Bnhany, waa refund admittance to thu conference. The committee on statistic-! reported :,C 377 members in full standjeg, 292 churches, 106 parsonages. Church prop? erty is valued at $l,8Rr?,R28. Parson? ages are valued at fZw,675. There has been sn apprecisble advmc- along every liue, which ia very gratifying to Ihe conference. Among the appointments were the following. Alexandria, G. I. Hum? phreys; Fairfax, R E. Harrison, Fawn Irove, B. B. Treadway; Potomac, 0. tf. Zepp. MH3 KEITH MARRIED. Miss Juliet Chilton Keith, eighteen rears old, daughter of Judge James Keith, president of Ihe Virginia Btl-J. oreme Court, was secretly married in [lockville-, Md , on J-inusry 8, to Wil- j' iam Ogiesby Crockett, of Wytbeville, a I aw student at Richmond College. Tbe ]' rrdddiog followed an elopement from ;( Fairfax county, where ihe girl was ' risking, and to which point the young nan followed her. Tbe ceremony was jerformed by Rev. Thornie J. Packard, if the Episcopal Church, who, under >romise to tbe ynun^ coupl-*, kept the natter a profound secret. Crockett, vho was sfrsid to face the f*-her of the :ir!, coofiied the secret to Dr. George oVn Johnson, who on Sa.urday told fudgo Keith. Miss Keith, the bride, vss prominent in Rirhmond society, be ng a debutante of the pre-ent wioter. Jrocketr and hi* pr-Hty wife will live ? i'h Judge* Keith until his graduation, bree -ears htn-e. c The Market. '( Gsortstowa- D. C.. April 7.-Whtat iU-94. ? i Today's Telegraphic News. War Against Race Tracks. Albany, N. Y., April 8. ?Notin many yeara hr* there been a tnraauie before the New Yoth Male Legislature which ha* attracted mncb attention in everysec tion rf the State or involved the amount in a financial tense, tbat the two billa intended to end race tracks betting which are on order of tho final pa-mage in tha Senate today. Their passage, it is sd- j milted bo ii by those who favor and ] those who oppose tha bills, means tbe i death nf tbe througbbred breeding I business in the ceuntry, and this loss j will fall heaviest on Kentucky and other southern States where the brrediog in- j duatry ia oneof t.e chief factors in the prosperity of the farming community. The two bills will absolutely prohibit race track betting by making i. a felony to record a bet. If pi -.-od it is announced the Lig racing sfSoeUtior.B in the State will run > if the fixed stake events thi* i ye..r ard Hen abandon the game. If j PMsed sll ot the really great studs of! Kentucky will be trai.splant-.-d to i Eoi-land snd France where the "sport | of "k ngs" s'ill flourishes. At 12.301 o'clock today it sr* mi that the anti-race track gambling bill will be lost. At 1:60 the Senate adjourned until 2 o'clock. The entiie timeball been taken up with argument and uo action had been taken. Every memh?r save one was in his seat. Senator luncher, of Cattsrugus county, whose absence prevented the passage of the anti-race track billa, ap l>< ared at the Capitol at 2:30 o'clock this sfternoon snd will vote for the bills. His vote is believed to complete the twenty-six necessary to psfs measure. An -fl'-rt wa* made lo kidnap Fancher, it ia alleged, and keep him away, but he entirly outwitted those assigned to the task and came in smiling. Ho aaid: "I am going to vote for the bille. You may say that with absolute certainty." Unemployed Demand Work. Chicago, April 8. -Denied work both at the City Hall and the Court House and unable to gain admission to either I uilding, 'ino foreign?!*, many of whom has eaten nothing for three days, lined up ia front of both buildings on Wash? ington otreet I -day and refused to dis purse when ordered by the police to do so. Tbey expressed their determination to remsin in front of the building until they starvod unlea- given *ork. Ouly v-hen .ri0 policemen, armed wi'.h night stick*, th-eatened to club them did the men disp* r*-r. A rommitiiie of the men waited upon President Bussee, of the county board, nod desssaded work. They were facing starvation, they dei lared. Tbey had i o. be.-n em| 1 ijel for months, and manv had touchni no food for day*. Buaaee told them the county could cive them n.o work, and they were ordered out of thc building. They tried to eater the City Hall, but the police barred them. R. Ilomadi, leader of the men, then marched '.hem in front of the buildings ?nd dified tho police. "You con shoot us, or beat us, or k'll us. We ataive here," cried Romadi. He also told the pol ce bte John (.) * f, ?toa* he call I ".Iii* big boss" of the nuempluyed, was organizing 2,000 mon unemployed foreigners ll j iu the crowd in front of the City Hall and demand work. Thfte had not appeared at noon. A rio' call wa* -.ent in nt ll o'clock and 50 policemen armed with night sticks dispersed lha crowd. China and Japan. Pekin, April 8 ?Tho negotiations be? tlan yesterday between Japaurae Mima ter Baron Haya-ji and tbe Chinese government for a se'tlement nf the many deputes between Pekin ii.od Tokio seem u-ilik-dy to como to anything. The baron is to liny-riding in his demands tbat the government officials in consul? tation with him bave almost openly ex? pressed tbe opinion that he would prefer an armed clash to a settlement and ap? pears determined to drive Chiua beyond till' |) . O' o' <'lte!urance. Ii starers! of the leading cities the people'* 'one is becoming generally aoti-for.i.gn anel univ Europeans and Americans in the iuterior are sending their furtilies to the coast, and extra Binni*. H-e hiing posted about the lega? tions as a precaution ag-insf disorder.1*. Coins || inclined hythe United States sttitud- iu Manchuria io take a stiffer line of pJicy than heretofore. \\ hol.-saU- Infanticide. Seville, S,iain, April 8.?Suspected of ?irderirg eighteen of 'i,'ir own chil? dren, tiie Metefckfsl Moina, and Fran? cesca Ferrars, willi whom be had lived lor twenty-nine years, have been arres' nl here on a charge of wholesale infan? ticide. A mob m nie ti d sperate attempt to lynch the couple when they were ar? rested, and the police iived their lives with tbe greatest difficulty. The arrest followed the dine .very of fragments of the akeltors of savers', infan's in the house Molina and the woman occupied. A Bearch revealtu a -mall cemetery in [be cellar and other gravr s were found in :be garden aelj doing. The police think mme cf the children were even bnried .live. The couple have bad twenty-two ?hildren in the twenty-nine years of heir residence together, and it is bought only four of them survive. New York Democrats. New York, April 3. ?Information :oming from the inner circles of Tsm nany Hail today includes tbe s'atement hat thc organ'/ ition slate for tbe "big out" to repre.-eat the democra"y ot., STew York in tbe national convention at I .'?nver has been enmpleted, and that ! ^atrick McCirren, of Kings county, haa ' j een elinrr ated de*pite pron-i-es nude j i i mon'h aco that lia wte lo be included. Uton B Parker, S uyvessnt Chanter, ' j V. J. C anora and Charles Murphy are aid to have beeo selec'ed. Thi* dele? tion ha* no great weakness for Wil? lam Jennings Bryan, however. It ia ertain that no effort will be made to in truct Ihe delegation. An impreision irevai'a that 'he m?j .ri-y of the New 'ork delegate/a will favor Oovernor ohnson, of Minnesota, or Judge Orty, f Delaware, ou the first ballot. The Duke of Abruzzi. Borne, April 8.?Refusing even a hint o the press concerning tbe result of yes e-trday's ftmily conference relative to bis ngpgement to Mi-s Kitherine Elkins, he dutre of Abruzz left for Sp'z;a tr? ay to re-uine command of his battle hip, tbe Regina Elena. Every one ia o well sa'isfW, however, that Abru-z arri-'d hia point tbat tbe Italian prcis eclsres the marriage practically a lore? ne c.inclu-ion. A formal annouce jeni of it is not exp.c'ed. ? Governor Hughes. New York, April 8.?Gorernor Charles E. Hughes msy eliminate him? self from the contest for the republican nomination for president should tbe an* ti-iace bills be killed at Albany today. Some time ago he announced be wonld not be sgaln a candidate for governor, but would, if not nominated for preai dent, resume the practice of law in this city. The governor has so lar commit? ted himself lo the anti-racing bills thst close friends of his assert todsy that it the bill* are defeated he will not only call an extra asasion of the legislature to reconsider them, but'hat he will also announce himielf as a candidate for re? nomination on an anti-gambling and possibly a prohibition platform. Tbe result weuld absolutely shatter party lines. _ Lisbon Under Martial Law. Paris, April, 8.?Lisbon hat been de? clared uoder martial law. Strong forces of troops bivouaked io the streets list night and machine guns have been mounted in the public squares so ts to command ibe principal thoroughfares. Another aastesanstion plot ls expected. It is said that nearly 1,000 arrests hare been made since Sunday. Unofficial reports from Lisbon are that the government has greatly under? stated tbe extent of Sundsy's, Monday's and Tuesday's rioting. New York Stock Market. New York, April 8.?The market during the Brat hour showed a generally strong tone and prices of the msjority of issues in that period made moderate gains. There were enough declines however to make the net chsnges ir? regular. lu the market late In the forenoon the room was full of talk to the effect tbat tbe Erie note extension pian wonld not go through, canting general declines. Sixtieth Congress. Washington, April 8. ?Balm The Senate waa not in session today. ?OOM. The House today faced the task of acting on the first ve'.o that the Presi? dent has msde this session of any bills presented to him by Congress for his signature. The Savannah river dam bill, fur a dam at Cherokee shoals, was sent to the committee- on interstate and foreign commerce. The president contends the bill was improperly drawn. A roll call was tsken on tbe bill to take Commander Wm. Wilmot White from the retired list of the nary aud put him on tbe actire list, to determine if the House would pass the bill orer the president's reto. Tbe House, by 257 to none, refuted to pass the bill over the President's veto. Another gsg rule was passed by the House today, in order lo make ibe narai appropriation bill filibus'er proof. By tbe Ills, general debate will be in order on the bill on Friday and Satur? day. It provides the tl mo of taking a re r***s on Thursday, the hours of erasion on Fiiday and feat urday, and the hoar ol convening on Monday, ao that the dem ocrtts will not have an opportunity to get a single one of their "dilatory" roll eilis for tbreedays. Tbe republican leaders lound the de? mand for opportunity to debate the bill bo persistent that they could not deny I*. Before all the vo'es adopting the mle over democratic opposition had been tiken Me* sra. Dalzell, DeArmond, Sherman and Williams spoke. The eflect of tbe filibuster ws* shown when Democratic Chieftain Williams referred to Mr. DeArmond, in yielding to him, aa "the gen leman from Mis? souri," the first time he has used that ?i'.le befoie Mr. DeArmond's name since ibe two met in a fist fight on ths door of the House early in the session. Mr. DeArmond spoke of the rule as takiog away the constitutional rights of tho minority. He said the country would hold the republicans responsible for failing; to pass remedisl legislation. Mr. Williams took an opportunity to reply to Mr. Dalzell'* speech the other day wben the Pennsylvanian called Wil? liams' filiouster idiotic, rslnine and dis? graceful for a full grown man. He de a sd he was angry with Dalzell or had ict.ed foolish. "When I get angry, it ia with Sir John Fslsti f! repnblicsn floor i'ader Payne," remarked Williams. "It is never with his page." Mr. Williams add he always dealt arith the captain, not the lieutenant, and idded Mr. Dalz -ll had never bad a com nand in Congress or In Pennsylvania. "I would rather bea doorkeeper In be House of tbe Lord than a dweller io he tents of wickedness," retorted Mr. Dalzell. Mr. Fi'zgerald nVmanded that tbe rule je divided. The Speaker acknowledge the jastice if tbe demand and the taking >f three oil calls, e ca hslf an hoar long, was j gun. Ihe first "substantive proposition," wried by 146 to 126, bot, on ariting ro'e the second was defeated by 70 to 65. "The gentleman from New York risk's a point of no quorum," shouusd be Speaker before the republican floor eader could get his jaws to work. Tbe loora wera shut to keep the members .orsled snd the sergeant-it-arms Mot .ut to bring in tht members. Sou them Railway. [Chinns of schedule, April 12, 19C8.] Seen hem Railway beg* to announce the fol owing approximate ache luis change*, (-fleet* rs April 12th, 1908: No 49, local Wuhington to Harrisonburg. ow leaving Washington 8.06 a. ni daily.will ?ave 7.50a. m., making ill loeal atop* be* * ?'??ii Waihi nj-ton and Manama, arririug at ?J*.rris -nbtirg, j.60 p. m , tame a* now. **-o. .'.>, for A Manta and New Orlean*. now Mriag YVajdii. gton SJ a. m. il lily, will leave .15 a. ni ; makes no Atop* between Washing en and Man ih* es: make* all local (top* Ma -i-esas to Charlottesville; (top between Char iitte*viPe sod Monroe to let e tt paveoger* rom point* north of Charlottesville; (top be? ran Mooree and Dsn*ille to let nfl Damn? er* fr. in L-nt'liburg sad point* north. No*. 9 sim JO, doily k-eal b-tween Ws-h gton and Din ville, and Noe. 33 ml 34, aily limited between Washington, Colum ia and August*, will b**e!i-H'or-Moued. Nr.-*0, daily Jarkionvilli to Waahington, ow arriving at Wanhingion 10 p. m.. will i.*. I>HDville/> 30 a. ui , arri cmg in Wwi ? ?fton 3 S i p. in , m*kiug all ttopa from I Jan illr to VV'a>ningion now being nievte br N?.K', No*. 41 and 42, daily betwe-n Washington, Memphis and New Orlean* (via Brutal), in itH it ion to (top* now made, will make stop* ow being msde by No*. 33 and 34 betwetn n'cstiiogton and Lynchburg. There will sj*0 hu 'tverat change* in deep* g ear line*, which (.-baner* wiil be giveu in eit is-ue or schedule folder. L. B. BROWN, General Agent, ap8 3t Wallington. D. C. Reelue-tion* ioStAIHfNS and CURRAN* r*j. -Best Heeded Raisin, 12c. Best Cleaned urnuita, 10c. For tait by J. C. MILBURN". / SCENE IN COMMITTEE ROOM. Brandished ritts and aogry words brought tn a sudden termination a meet? ing yesteidsy of the House committee on the election of tbe president, sud in? cidentally prerented a favorable report upon the bill to make public sll cam? paign contribnlions. That there waa not a right was due to the fact that two republican members, James Francis Burke, of Pittsburg, and Representative Diekema, ol Michigan, discreetly but hurriedly withdrew Irom tbe committee room. When the committee met there were only three republicans present and Are democrats, finding themselves in ths majority, decided at once to report the bill requiring publication of cam? paign contributions without taking the trouble to read it. The democratic members made it quite apparent that they feared delay would permit other republican membeis of tbe committee to be sent for, and thst this would deprive them ol control, therefore they roust act hastily. Mr. Burks protested against the action taken, d-clsring it to bo an indecent out rsge. Mr. Diekema made a aimilar dec? laration, and tbey were immediately challenged respectively by Messrs. Laa titer and Bucker. Mr. Lss?iter, it is said, advanced upon Burke waiving hia clenched fitts and ihrea'ening tbe Pitts? burg msn with annihilation or worse. Mr. Burke bethought himself of an en? gagement ontside. In the meantime Mr. Rocker hsd advanced upon Mr. Diekema wbowent out to talk the situation orer with Mr. Burke. Neither of th-m went back. The withdrawal ol these two members deprived the committee of a quorum, and thu* brought the meeting to an end. The above report waa dened today. Chairman Caines ( ep. W. Va ) ani Mr. Hardwick (Jem. Os.) both told the House no blow* were aimed, none struck and none dodged, as reported. When they attempted to get the tl mr to mske the statement*, Mioority I. mle r Williams and Mr. Fitzgerald objected.. "Why, a little bloodshed does not ***? fleet on his representative capacity," ex? claimed Mr. Fitzgerald. ?'The chair believes it might," re? plied the rtpeaker, anel Mr. Caines waa heard for a minute. Mr. Hardwick fol? lowed. 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