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?-?_ MONDAY EVFNING. MAR. 21, 1910 The ii3bo:slrg of Speaker Oannon by ihe io.u'gects and democrata in tbe II BM of K?prfBe_t?ti?ea on Baturday afterooan will form one of the most im ,>nU; t chapteis in Ihe h!tt >ry of this ustiot;, tud ahiuM prote aditirrentin, agta to come to ?ill who m?y be calltd up-)o lo preeirle om tbe rcpresett itiffB of a free oantry. The usurpatione ol tbe speaker ol tbia body hare been prc grzsme in recent yeara aotil tie time bsd come when Ibe minorily had oo nnte show tiao the traditional BluBr tall luV. rrac'.ically nothiog bn mrasu:es savorlng of repoblicao ideas c.u'd be inirodoced. Many repoblicana bfgjn tf? wioce under auch conditions and tbe time bad srrived when a balt uust be called. The dc mocratlc mlnoi |y, vb'eh for years had played the parl of iptetatOfl more than legislators, aet Irg tbe dir< clond pait, nitiraliy arailed themselm ol the opportunity to u idermine the coIob ii . uader wh0B<J le^B all tblogs bad prevituly been cotupelled 10 ,,.?.,. Tbe imflge, alter tctteilog for eewal days, came down w't. a crasb. Tbe m.-j rllj had It io their power to bl'jtk bbj atUwptl to replacoil in pos tioo, but, acting tbe parl of wise men, many cocs*rrative dcmocralB bslieve, they aiiowed i!e votariea to ataod it op once ifiorf, bal credlhongh Itis, lu: im (.otect in fulure to tbwart erery movc ment which d?cs not fi- Ibe procinteao bed of the epeaktr. Probably Mr. Cbamp Olart voiced the aentiment of ? msjority ol tis pait / wben be said ' t ii* was not a ptraooal fight agaloat Mr. Joseph G Oannon. It ia a fight agaim t a bsdsysum." Had tie speaker been (otc;d to rts'gn no l-stlng good t > tt tbe democ'H c party, It Is tald, woold b&vt nllowcd. Ii1 prtsentative Madlson, ol Ksdbbb, a republicao, one of tie iosui -eata uptly bbjb: "lf he bad reslgnec ?rt speskerloB-ral of makiog tie bid tiat he did for synopafiy, we would have elccteJ another apeaker before tht ea<\ ?f Ikil week and the repabiican paity wmi'J ntl hare beenotlged t ta'ry tha bardea of Oinnouiim t iroogh Ihe next campiign."_ JtjE i boi "ii 10* mooted inOoogreis to abandon tbe wiie arrat-gement fcy wbich tbe Unllcd S atfs and Oansda have materially abataiocd from the cod ?tnci on tr malotenaoco of war veasels ontbetir.at I.ikes mrhtto perish ,in this uttraace. Tbose walers areformally aledicatad t i t'te utea of peace. 9o tbey *bonld remaio, foiever open to tha ? es of commercial and ? lcrippled intercoorse. A vast ttade bas been lu It up aa a ool a qu mce of t io n ? >.nal aivau'age derired from nu uil ?aturltf. Thii trade woold be grestor if it were ui:rippled by an tsgonlstic tarifli. The t ae lotereat of bv.h countties lies, not io tbe building of figbting creft for which tiere Ib no oecd, but in Ihe rulling dewa of tfce cuitom hi tnes tbat check tbe free Itflow a id r Ltil >w of c->mroodliiee.The nentra! izition of tbe lakea ought neyer tobe ?banduned. Hypvoti \i, oi ft'.ik-iuggeitioD, not t \e tind tha*. is seeo oo t ie vaulevllle Htsge, wil), according t3 l>r. Fujenie R, ElUbtB, ennvort liara into tbe moat trnbful cit'zme, tbieres iti) hoeest m;n and u tatlci into sane people. Tbe doetot waa recenlly hcated In Wsshint na. Accordiog to t iis clalm, erange' iats aod r^vivalitti are to hare rivals In the sbape of uafsmerisM, while eccflera at I*. bllcal trul'is, or socb aa have prc le rtd to believe that all recorded mir acles bad tbeir origio io hypoitsm, will be made bjldrr io tbe futore. Tingraiul improvement in Senator runltl'a conditioo ia hailed witb dellgbt oct only by his trasy friends aod ac qjaiatancf* in his tta'ire (tite, bot among the rrpreseotbt ves of tie natitn ia tbo hails ol Cjogress and by people tbroughoot tbecoun'ry. Prayerslor hia n'.tima'e tecjverr ate goiog up from bia own city as well as in otber piacra in the omrconwealtb. Tbe recent premalore, if not uoseeminglr, rnsh for hia sboes is to be irgretttd, and the aenator's con t i ii >d lease on lifi is a silent reboke to tbe many who are aapiring /or a t ga. From Washington. lOJ'rssyondeu^a ot the Altxandrla Oaaetta. Washington, Mirch 21. Pensions 'Jot prtsldents and their wiuows will siion l>om up as an issne in the S'na'r. The 411 'stioo caosed a diris loa in the Siaate commi t?e on ptnsions today and tie rpp smg ailes will carry tbe Isbu > 'o tbo rvnste. II iU to pensh n Mary Lord lluriton aud Francea F. vierelsud, widows of presidet t?, al |5,( '?> a ytar were farored by a msj )t't ot tbe cimmitice and will be rccommend ed to tie Senate_for fa?age. A mlnority of tbp ommi 1 e epposed tbe bllls ou the gn und tbat Mrs. HarriB^n and Mrc Clertlaod were in comforlatle ^oanclsl (i'curnstanctri and did not need tbe m joey. Tb?y will present a micorlty jeport agait a". tbe paassge of jtbe bllls. Tbcra is a dirision ol oplnion amoog thise inni g nis and democrata wbo on Sa 11 day erenitg latt re'uitd to rote to ou t Speaker Oannon from bia poa \\ov, Some aay tbat Ur. Burleioo made a mlstake ia t flcring his resolit on to unseat the "speaker whiie othera, main ly tbe insorg?nta, aa; .tat tbey now re gret tbat they did not vote for the lesc la ioo. It le reported here tbat the oveitbrow of Speaker Cannon wlll probtbly result in the epeedy enactment of t ie legisla t va rrogramme; tbat the InsurgeniB will not be eiclnded from tbe repnblican party, and that ocl more than ooe ir snrgent will bj placed oo tho lalei com? mittee. A repiieve for aix'y daya staa today gratted by Preaident Taft to Obarle* O'NtV, held at tbe Fort Ltavenwcitb militiry priaon uoder aeotence to be hanged Marcb 29 for kiliing bia aweet beart. Toe delay ts to eoable tbe pardon attorney to make further inveatlcatirn into the fact'. The people of Kan as have taken a great iniereat in tbia case becaase tbe lsw of the atate prohib ts cap ul puoichment. ? A new proeedare in dealiog witb Ohineae amogjled Into tbia coun ry was inatltuted today by the departmett of commerce aad labor. By tbia plan a (Jbinamsn ftu d to bave entered the United Sates unlawfollyaod whocaoot t prove a residence of tbree years here will be depored by a depirlmental wsrrant. fieretoftre every case haa been tried io the conrtaor before a United Blitvacourt commiashner. This haa permitted of a wide pract'ce ot Irand besides coating the g ivernment an almost prohib tve tum f jr tbe deportatlon of each Ohinaman. Tbe oew plan baa long been advocated ny Sjieclnl I-nmiji ?r.t lospector A. W. Parker, bot tbe drpsrtment bss been akeptical of it uniil its approval by Jadge Ray of theFtderal Ooort for toeNorth ero Diatrlct of New York, who last week ordered five Ohineae to be deported opon a depa tueotel watrant withtu cooaiderttiou by tbecoorta. iit'ie pa t the departmenthaa coosidered it a luckr vear wben they won 00 per cent. of tbeir Ohineae caaea. Iecmigrstion orficlal.a pre dict that now they wlll be able to putao ". flect'.ve che:k" on ch;neae amuggllng wbich baa Increaaed entrmonaly of late, especially over tbe Mexicao boarder. Hopea are now entertaioed by mem bers of the tarifl board tba.t tbe ihreat ened cumourcial war between Oanada and the United States may be averted. When Profesaor F.mory the head of th? board and Oharles M. I'epper cams back from tbeir recent trlp to Ottawa all their prepoa tious to tbe Oanadiao government had been politely and Ormly nj et 6. Now tbat Prealdett Taft baa personally taken tbe ma'.ler in band with aoch men ss Eariy Oray. Admloiater of Finance F.eldlng, represeoting tbe Dominlon government. Profeasor Eaory said today thtt he was more hope ul. One of tbe propoaltlons which has been snbm.t'ed to Oanada and tbe one which it is believed it.nds the best cbance ol being accepted, la thst tbe United Statte shaM givo to OaDads tbe benefi: of Its mioimumjrates io retnrn for conceflaiona by Oanada on about SO atticlea of Amei icsnexport iDc'uliog agritu'toral im plements, iron ?nd steel, etc. It la on derstood here ttat Preaident Taf. Ia nrg iog the acceatance of this compromise whicb, becaofe of the e'astlcif of the Oanadiao t rlfl could easily be artacged by the Do-tinioo goaeroment. The most far reachiog re ut of l*a week'arerclation io the 11 me of R?, reaenti ive*, ao far aa leglBlatioo by t ii OongretB is coocerned, will be a foll dii cuasion ootbetloorof tbe Home Lrelf ss to the eo called Taft legislative pro gramme, lo tbe opioJoo of ioBurgent leaders wbo are canvaesiog the aitoatioo today. "No matter how the oew corr miuee on rules is coch itnted," declared R'preaentative Notria, "it has baen settled that tbe 11 iose can decide for it. selfwh'tit watutodo. Aod no mi' tcr how tbe apec'ftl ni'.ea that the corr. mlttee will frame for tbe cioaider-foo of legislaton are worde', it ia ia tbt power of tbe H >uae to say what it aball do. 1 believe that laat week's victory is a eLp towarda to fu flllmet; of tbe plat forai pledgea of tbe repabllcao party. As to tie ao cslled Taft leglslativa pr: gramme, many of us claim tbe rigbt to decide for ( uselves concerolng the form of the legis'stlon. Many of us who are heartlly Io accord with the platlorm of the repnblican pattv c'aitn toe rigbt to say how tbosepledgcs sbsll be redeemed. Thechaage aroi(iht laet week will give ua tbat rigbt, whereaBbe'ore tbe speaker framed legialatioa accordiog i) his owo ideaaodlt aras up to ua to take it or lesva it without tbe oppoitoot/ of ameadnmt. Aa for tbe vote oo. tbe Bir ieson reaolotioo, I w.saga'oit it b3caase itwasaa eotirely d ff reat pr posltloo liom ekttitga ap aker. I would ott vote t > elect Joe Oaonon speaker of the II ;use now or at aay otber time und:r aoy circums aoces. Bot wben it coaoes ti oostirg him we moBt have mora a;aio thlm ihao we bava now. Uocle Joe haa doae nothing that the rnlea did not give bim power to do. As for bia statemeot Siturday night, I regird t i t . Btheailly vaporioga of a tooliah old mao who haa loat hia temper." lt ia regarded asaeemiogly improbable that the ioaargeota wili bave anyone of the alx republlcans oo the oewcommi: t?e on rulea. Tbey wlll all go lot i re putlicao caucna aod ablde by tbe sslec t oo made by tbe caucua, Tbey do not waotanyoneoo tbe new committ e be c uae tbey do oot waottheresponstbilit/ for tbu actlooB of thecommitte?. S?veral of them atated today tbat, while the changea io the lUrM woold meao the fuJillment of the platform pledges of tbe rrpubllcao party, tbey realized that the democratsio tbe ll.uaewtu d not necas lanly ai 1 to tbia eod. It la tbe prrmlae of tbe democriti, he raid, to prevent tbe republicans from fullilliog their pledgfs so aa 11 have campsigo thooder for oeit (all (t will be decided duriog the day wheo tbe re.ublirso caucua will be beld. Tbe democrata will hold theira later io the week. "If t ie Etirlesoo reeolutioo bad not been preeei ted wb'n it waa," aiid M-. MtrJock" and the 11 tiiehad adj orned, Mr. Oannon wi uld bave been nntea'ed hM re the etd nf the week. I believe i lat the Irsurgecti wtu d bave gone ir t < a rtiKinof their own aod bave agreed oo thia ccurae. Tbeo tbey would bave gone into repnblican caocua and bave agreed on tbe electloo of aomeone elae Lhr tbe reso'n lon was preaenled while a wave of sympathy was tbatlng over the ilonse for Mr. Oaonon aod it eoables him to se< ure a persooal eodoraement." Ohamp Oiark, tbe mioority 11 oor leader, said: "I think we are in better ahape rigbt now tbao we bave beeo fcr M years," he aaid. "I do not look for aoy aerioua troobie trday aod may be oot to morrow. We will have to <:snsus for cur membera of the oew committee aod wlll ia all probablllty do bo eitber Thorsday or Friday. Wehave not decided upoo aoy of tur roembtri I aoppoaa that 1 wculd ba called upon to atrse but would be jiut as willing to keep c9. (or it meaos a lot of hard work. I hare oo idea what tbe ineurgeola will demand; whetier they will aak for two placcs on tbe com? mittee, only one, or oone at all. I hare been kept in my hoote ever aince Batarday witb a pair of i-.tlimed eyea and thia ia the firat time tbat I bave atepped outslJe since I went bome Bal day night." A report in favor of tli? conlirmstion of Wm. M. Kt ii)ou, of lowa, lo be aa?iatant loitedSlates attorney general, wai agreed upon by the Seuai*- judicdary commitic* .t?>? da-. Tbe eeaaion waa de voted mainly to the pasa age of prirate billa on the nnanimous consent cilendar. Sixty-tirBt Congreas. (Second Seaalon.) Waahington, March 21. Si.N'ATK 8eostorSmlth (iem. 8.0.) waa ap po'.nted a memher uf tbe apecial commit? tee to ioveatigate the incieaaed coat of living. He will fill ihe vacancy occasioc ed by tba resignatiun of Senator Bim mons. Bjnator Onllom anncmced that aft r carefo! eiamination he had oo fartber ol jeciion to baviog tbe two bilisfortbe protettlon of for seals in Alaska refetred to Ihe committee oo tbe conaervatloo of national reacurcea. The refereoce was made witbiut debate. Bince last Thursday Benators Aldricb, Oollom and otber regular repabiican leaders have etroogly contended thit the billa could go to the commit.ee on for tign relations. Tbe progresaivee and democrata opposed tbis plan, eavlng it was merely acortinoance of tbe old sjetrm by wbicb a fewpowerfal commit ises controlled al! imporlact irgislttion. To avert a def"ct for the leaders, Baa ator Cu om surrendered and let the bllls go to tbe commi re of which Senator Dixoo ia chairman. Wben tbe adminlstratina rsilroad bill was lald before tbe Beoate, Obalrman Elkina, of the 8?oate cimmit ee that re. port.d tie meatu-e, urged Iti adoptioo. He alai repiied t > tbe crticisms oi Senator CunmioB oo tbe bill. He aaid tbtt the pnrpose in c? abl'sh ing a c> u't o.' commerca was to expedUte tbe bearing ol caees, preveot dtlsy and btaten tbe observance of orders ol tbe Inte tre Commerce Oommiasion. The 0. u-t bad the ssme jiiiadfctloo as fedi ral circoit cour s, E.kins contended. TI e senat r ihf-n tcok up each sectlon oftbebili ind'tail, explaioing tla pro visioos and answering criticisms. His speech was received with close altenlion. Toe .enste psssed a Houie jolnt resc ut on adding the words ' N- ticnallty ecd mother tongoe," to Ibe data that shall be c liected by census enamerators in connciiian wilb tbe popalation schrdule. Tbe S -nate paased bllls glviog per. sloos of $6,000 a year to Mra. Grovtr Oleveland and Mrs. 15?r jamln Harrisin, vliow ol ex preaidents. IheMtO micrbill to plsce exprea! deut on tbe rettred liat ao commaodfrs in chc'B ol the army aod navy was de l.-ftt d. fheodore Rioseve!! ie the only living ex preaident and tbe bill dceso't aroase any great entt n iasm in the ^ nate. A bill to encoarage r fle practlce was pes?d. Ihe secretary of war IsuPbo riaad to farnisb msgtz'oe rifles to rifle clobs orgaoizjd u der appnpria'.e regu. lationp. Prnvision is also made for cillpges and schonls Ao appropriation ffl<iO,ono waa mad3 t > make the bill eflective. Theroirnry academy appropriation bill carryiog $700,01)0 less than lsi ? year was reported. Tbe bill toenluge theOspitol gn inds by purchssiog the laod as far as the Union 8tat!on Pla/i waa paased. HOtJSK. When the Hcme onvened today, the gallerles were h'llel w tb expic'aot viait ors aod nearly t^e ett re mpmberehlp of tbe li ioae wai oo haod filled witb membera tsklng "wbat's tbe next more?" Mr, Oarrier, cb.irman of tbe rejub lican cainos, was ipestlontd hy r. pul licios as bi when he woold call a caacua. Thera was a geoeral sentiment among r(|>iiblicaoB tt at the caucca ahould nct be beld for some time. Speaker Oannon bad hard wotk to tuppress the bozz of converaatlon. "Tbe Housemoit be in order," he said, "in order to do bualoeas. The cbair remlods the Honse that on this calendar, the speaker is relieved of all responsibllity of acrutinz ng bllls and if tbe llnne doea not mait i iln order aod give atter. tion, scmebody will get bart." A bill to abolish cate.ta in the patent office Introtti'ed by Mr. t.ustermsnn waa pasaed. Tbe action was taken opin rec^mmendathn of the pateot c,om_ia aiocer. Amocg 'he billa inlroduced were the followlng: Toextent the franking privlbf* to ei-presidenta of the Uoitsd Statea aad widows of ex-presidents. To prohibit the inop rtst on of di - eased narsery stock aod toeitiblish a qn.mn:lne nnder the tecretary of Agrl calfure for the examloation of all hotti cnl'.oral atock before It enteia tbe coootry. Arrest of Mlaa Mant/ Akron, Onio, March 21.?KV.herlne Manlz. sged 11. aought by (he police of Ohio since tbe rin llng of tbe body of ber alster E! / ib.nb Man'z at her h^me in Massillon, Friday fvenicgnnderc'rcom B'.snces iodici t og n urder by polson, was arrest; d tbis morpiog a*. tbe Gioarlch Knbber Works where abe hsd obtsined employmeit u .der the name ot Effie Morgao. Bbe ad nilt d ber Ideolit;. Fiahermen Drowoed. Lisbon. March II?POW tishin? l>oats, witb a combined crew of 3j, were lost to? day in a atorm aling the Portuguese coast. There is little chf nce any of the lishcrnitn were savad, Fire bodies here l>een washed asbore. The Rooievelt Party I.nxor. Kgyp', Marrh 21 ?The Rroserelt train r.H bad ti*r? tbld eveolug. A reo^Dtion waatendr ed Mr. Koo ?r Ittnd his limily by IfcaAaarieaa rtaiieota, in whirh the |WT iraaaewt afleialaj ined. Al'ler the rereption Vit Rx>asvelt- ri.iteJ th^ temple of Karuak and the rnins of the Karnak quatter, a bean tiful full moon adding acharui to the scene. MARRIED. At Rockville, MJ., March >), Ifflfl by Rer. \V P. Keete, of Ihe M. E. Chur h .S>Lth JOsEPH FUA.NKl.IN STORIKK, ol Waah iogton, D. C and lAN'N'IF. J. N1CH0L SjN,<f Alexandria, Va. DIED. On Marrh -0,1910, at tbe residence of her foo, E. Stenait Smitb. No. 303 Prince street, CATHERINE8. 8MITH. Faneral terrices Tnesday uor-lng at 10 o'clcck, Today'* Telegraphic Newa Senator Oaoie '? Condltlon. Daytooa, Fia , March 21? Ucctora Ohownit'g and Rohanon, io attendaoce oo United Stetee Senator Jobn W. Daoiel, bave iaaoed tbe following bolle llo: "Senator Paniel's cooditloa ahowa oo appreciable charge over laat evening at wbich tfme we ooted a slight Improve ment Tbere waa bjobb mmcular twitck iog of the paralyzed irg duriog tbe nigbt. G oerally apeakiog, biacocdltion ii aa favorable aa yeaterday. Propoaltion Rejected. Philadelphia, Marth 21.?By a vote of 7 t) 12 tbe execct veommiitie of tbe local carmen's nnlon, aftsr ao all nigbt meetiog, today rej ctsd the propoaltion of tbe Philadelphia Raptd Transit Oom paoy lookiog to a attJemect of the trolley atrike. Prospecta for aoy :'u ther peace moves beiog made until eitber tbe compaoy or the ttrlkers ackoowledge defeat ars not promialog. Tbe rock on which the compaoy aod 'heexecu:ive committee of tbe carmeo bave aplit la the refaaal of the oompany ti bereafter excloalvely recogoize tbe grievaoce committee eletted by a mi jorlty of the trollcymeo, or In other worde, tbe cxetu ire committee of tbr oolon. Tbe mea decline to entertalo tbe propossl of the compaoy that it aball permit any ntnber ol convi.i'teaa to preaent grlevancea, or for the ueo to prtaeot themselvea indivldoally. Ptaaante Armlog Oonstantioople. March 21.? Them aods nf armed pea'ants are assembllug in tbe Karditra distntt of Tbeaaaly tc dav, preparatory to ao organ;z>d move againat the big Turkish and Mohamme dan laodowoer*. Tbe peaaants are inflamed because ol jeeterday's clashes bttaeeo peaaanti aod trorps io the towns nf Nembegler and Lariaea, io which It ia admitted five peraons were killed aad many woundtd. All over Tbeaaaly the peaeanta aremit iog to the mobilization points, deter mined tj overcome tho soldiers and sweep the laodlords oot of tbe country. It ia believed bere, tbat aa a reiuU of the upriaing, tbe next Oreek asaembly wlll be compeiled to take atepi toward the dislrit utho oftie tugeland hold ingB of the rich among the peisaata 0 herwise civil war ia certaio to aprlng from tbe present aicitition. Ttia PresldVnt'a Meiaa_e to Canada. Tnroot', 0.1 , Marcb 21 ? Followlcg 'be cooference io Albany, N. Y., San? day, belwren Presideot Taft aod iffkialB of the Omadian gnveromet t Io ao tfljrt to prevent a tsrifi war between tbe two coaotries. President Taftbas sent a rnes saee to Oanadians, tbrough Dr. J. A. McDonsId, editor of the Toronto Olobp. Mr. Talt In his me^a^e said: "Af? ter my conference witb II io Mr, Fiel.' iog, I am bopeful of Suding a ao u'ioo which will bave rrgard for my j idiclal reapposibilitieB as preaident of tbe Unitid Sta'ea, aod will also serve the lrada in tereata of both conntriee." Buraling of a Qaa Pipe Oamberlaod, Md? March 21.?The main gaa pipe of a oa iral gaa compaoy bnrat in t ie midJle of tbe Potomac river oear here today. Sparka from a awitt.h eogine Igoited tie gaa, caualog ao ex ploaion wbich blew tbr eogioe from the track. Jobn OIosp, the flreraao, was irju'ed and it is feared will die. The Hioies ligbted op tbe sarroundiog tirri tory aod tbe h?at io the viclnity became oppreaaivp. Tbe gai ia alill buroiog aod it will prob/bly be Mftmij to cnt ofl tbo entire i upply before It oao be extlt gu'ahed. A Dreadnought NearinK Completloo Bxtoo, Mass., Much 21. ? Ar pouoc9meot waa made bere today tba' tLe Noitb Dakota, the firat of tbe Amr-ri cao sap< r-iieadooaghts, is to le uroed over to tbe goveroment April fitb, by her builders, the Fore River Sbipbaild iog Oompany, of Qit'ocy, Mass. Oa | iat date tbe great batlleahip will be broogti to tbeObarlestown nary yard aod formslly delivered to tbe command ant, Ospt in Joho 0. Fremott who wlll receive her oo bebalf of tbe Navy Dc partmeot, Slrike of Paper Mill Operatives.' Livermoore Falla, Maioe, Marcb 21 - The atiike ol tbe International Paper Oimpany employts in New York and Vermont M'lls baa eitinded to Liver? moore Falla, Obisholm aod R'l?y, and 400 more men are r? todsy. About l7-*i men in thr> i iree plsi t < are not rocrabers o' the Pulp, Solpbite aod Paprr Makers' Uoi.oo, aod are stlll oo iat/. The strikers aak rjc^gnit oo of tbe noion, a teo-per ce: t. wag<? increaae with time and a balf for overtime, aad tbe discoo tinuaiion of rjnnday work. B.lward Cauiwa Anxtely. London, March 21. Deaplte today's favorable repoit regardlng tbe condltion of Kine Elward, who is at B'arrilz, the faet tbat tbe kiog did oot leave hia room yeaterday haa thnrooghly aiarmed tbe people aod (be cffislal r?porta are far from reaisurlng. AU som of stories iragolrg tbe rounds rrgarding tbe kiog, aome ot them of tbe most alrroiiog n-t-u-e, to all of wblch the government merel/ replies tba*. the klog ia showing latisfactory improve r_;ot. -???.? A Deadlock. Chlcago, March 2!.--Unless the rail rosils or the rlremen's brotherbood ofler some d floite conceaiion today it appears certain tba'. Federal Mediatcra Koapp aod Neill will give op tbe j>boftryln_ to avrrta a'rike ofthe firerreo oo 49 weatero rallroada. Koapp has already retoroed to Waahlogton, leavirgNelll tl cocdoct the oego'iationa aione, Tbe Preiideatlal Party. New Vcrk, Ma'ch 21? Preaident Taft, cn hia v. ay from Albany, where he spcnt twodavB a* the guestof Govemor ilughea. arrived in New York at 7r 5 thia morning and departed at B oMock for New Hiven, to atttn 1 a meeting of the Yale Corporation. Iiuring tbe honr ln New York he remained in his private car and saw no visitors. ?hut bya Bur.lar. Oamdeo, N. J., March 21.?Jallaa ptpiegelhaoer, 48 yeara old, a piano maker liviog at 1407 sooth 10th atreet, th'e city, was ahtt Io tbr abdomeo at 3 o'clock tbia morning by a turglar be eocoott;rtd lo his home. HoaplUl pbyslclaas eaya he cannot live./ Officlals ofthe United Statee Oinaaa Eurean believe the approaching tbir teeothceotui will diacloae a popalalko in tbe Uoited Statee proper ol approxi mataiy 88,000.000, OANNON STILL SPEAKER. When the O z tta*' rcpoit on the pro j ceedioge of the II tne of Repreaentativea cloaed on Satorday cveulng the Norria resolution to locrease the roles commit? tee membership to ten uodelimioate the epeaker from tbe committee had jaat "I move that Ihe H inse now adj nro," ahcutsd Mr. Norria aa aoon as tne vcts on hia resolatlon bad been declared by the speaker. Amld great confosion tbe calm voice of Speaker Caonon was btard. ?The speaker aska Ibe lucVgence of the Hiaeefor not to exceed three mia atea to make a atatemect." He then made hia address, in wbich be said: "There are two ccu'sea open for tbe speaker to [ tirane. Oae ia t > resigo and permit the new comblnation of tbe demo? crata aod ioaurgenla i) chooae a speaker ia barmooy with ita acts aod jurpjses. The otber Ia (or tbat comblnation 11 declare a vacancy iu tbe office of speaker, and proceed to the electlon of a new apeaker. "A t r coosideration, at tbis atate of tie seaaion of the Honae, with much of importaot iegislation pendlog, involvlog tbe pledgea ot tbe repabiican platform and tbeir cryrtallfs.tioa loto law, be lieviog that hia reaignation mlght coo some weeks of t'me in the reorgeo'za t'on of Ihe H uie, tbe speaker, being in barmooj with repabiican pollclea and desiroos of carryiog them ool, declioes by bis own ra' too lo precip'.t ile a coo test that mlght greatly endanger tbe flnal paseage of all Iegislation neceaaary to redeem r?r ubllcan pledgea and folfill rei niiicsn promisea. "This is one reason why the epeaker does not resigo at once, and another resaon ie tila: In tbe judgment ofthe prtsent apeaker, a reaignation ia io and of itaelf a confesalon of weakneas or mie take, or an apology for past actioos. Tbe apeaker Is not conec'trtn of hivlng dine any politicsl wrong. * * *. ?Tbe epeaker does oow belleve, and alwava haa believed, tbat tbis is a gov? ernment tbrongb -ospritlee. The speaker haa slwsys believed in and bowed 1i t ie will of the maj lrlty io coo vetton, inctu'os, and io fie leglsla t've hall, aod today profcuidly believes that to act othorwlse is to diaorgaalz) pirtic, is to prevtut ciberect actioo io any legisla'lvo body, Ib to make lmpos siblc- tbe refl'C'ioo of tbe wishes of the peopla io atalutis aod in Itwi. Toe ? piakcr has alwaya sad tbat mder ne constltotlon it is a qmation of tbe hlgh es! privllege for ai a:;uii m-j >rity of tie Boaee at any time to ch-.ose a new speaker, and aga'n notifiea the Hime tbat the ep?aker will at this moment, or at any other time while he reanaios speaker, entertaio, ln conform'tr witb the blgbeat onu'tn ional privilege, a motlon by any member tovacats tbe office of tbe speakershlp aod cboose a new speaker, and, under existiog coo ditions, would welc'cne iinb aeioo up? on De part of tbe attuil miprty of tbe Hi ii >e, so that power aod reapjoeibllity may rett w'tb the democratic aod Insu ger.i members, who by the laal vote evi d?ntly oonitltu'e a majority of this It iue. Tbe cbair Is now ready to eo i rtela sach mo loo," All over the Hoase Ihe members were on tbeir fett, a dz n members at once endeavoring to obtain recognition. Mr. Bherley, of Kcntocky, I uried to the side oi Mr. Uoderwood, of Alabama, and held an excitcd cooversi t on. gtfi. Rjrle oi, of Tegas, aroae, wavlog a paper and attemp'.ed to be recrgolied. Raihlng before tbe speekei'a Ueak, Mr. Bherley declared that Mr. Norria bad moved ti adpurn. "Ob, no! Oh, oo!'1 came shois from the rej u'dicao aldo. "The geotlemao from Texas has beon r cogolzid," shiui id Mr. Tawaey. Tue-paker, demaodiog order, said tbere wt-re motions tbat mlght take pre cedence cf tbe m< t'on to tdpuro, (Ia tbe f M .'(?estlon of the upeaker, Mr. Harleaon read hia reeolot oo, declariog tte ipeakeribip vacaot aod orderiog ao Immedlate electlon of a auccessor to Mr. Oanonn. Qntklf tho democrata (uroed from tietr insurgert alliea. Mr. Norria bh qalet'y io hia plac*. no'll theqtnalio aroae whe.her the 11 .uae abould proceed :o cona der the Fu'ieson r->eo!u;loa, or whethtr the ?peak*r akn u 1 entertaio tbe mo'ioo to a< j urn. Mr. Norria d-ggedly rp.'aeed to give way to tbe gruup of democrata aod in aargeotB who rame to i tiit alvice. ii > insia'.ed tiat r q of c< ur;esy to the speak? er he had withhsld bis reso'tit oo. aod was eotitled t j have it pnt to tbe Ii >ase. Mr. Oaooon pleaded wltb the Nebraa kao, who eeemed to hold tbe peoding evett in hia cott-ol, lo witbd.aw ha motlon. "The motion to adjiarn beiog ia or? der, tbe sp-aker would begrat !i d if the genileman from Nebraska wculd witt hold it," pleaded the speak'r. "Withdiaw iti' ahouted a haadred democrata. "The resolatioo is of tbebighest prir ilege aod Ukee precedonce of tbe moiion loa^puro," shi u ed Mr, 0)lle James, of Keoliuky. Mr. Norria loalBted that hia motlon was atili before Ihe if >ase. Mr. Oaanon remarkel that it occorredt) bim that thegentlemsn from Nebrasaa was rlgh'. "No ! No ! No ! abonted the men wbo wanted to complete the elimlnatlon of the speaker at one sessioo. "Ni! N ' ab'ii* d at tho lame time the republican m prlty, wbo now aaw tbe d scr.mfitare of the inm genta io tbe movement, wben tbey wtre forced to consider the electlon of a sp'aker, and realizid tbit, in aplte of tbe best of r-ffoip, the Hoase m<ght be ia ned over to tbe democratic minority. At ooce tbe democrtti aod regular republicaos jiined forcea for tbe homilt tion of tbe ititirgents. A viva vccu vote beiog pat ao tbe rntt'on toadjooro, there wae bat a falit reapooae, while the negatlve vote waa glven In aa eoormoaa vo.ii _e. Norria, atUl hoping lo avoid the iMiia of ele<t!og ao< ther epeaker, aaked kr a record v< o cn his motion to arlpuro, and only fooitseo iosargeota arose to mipirt that demaod. "Not a aofficlent number," declared tbe speaker, amld |nn that were direct? ed toward the iosorgents. Mr. Barleaoo's reeolu'.ion was tben before tbe Hoase, and tbe Texao called for the prevlooa queatioo on it. A div! bIob beiog called for, tbe eotire Hoase eppe.red ti rise. The negatlve vote beiog called for, Mr. Oannon looked from ooe side 'o tbe other. The Ineur geiti, who were tbwir.ed at Ihte mc ment, did not even rlae, and Ihe apeaker declared that tbere were oo votes againit the demand lor tbe prevlooa qaett on. The qiea oo then reverted to tbe BurlMOo teeolotlon, aad the lyei aod nnei were demiodtd, Dii* ooo.oa. Woodward & Lothrop New York?Washington?Paris Ao Ioterestiog Easter Exhibit Of the finest and daintiest Ready-to-wear Garments, MilJinery and Accessories. Easter Miilinery. B'sidea tbe Hats of Paria Modlatea we abow the lateat aathorftatfre afy lee and develoymentB io oor home-cooceived Mdlloery?no leea correct, co leaat-oe ti beaoty, elegaoce, aod refioemeot tbao thoae Ihe faraous Freach Modiateeaeat BI exclaslvely. Showo In a decidedly varled asaoitnent are aaperbcreatiooa ia Booaeta aod Hata for glrls aod youog womeo. EASTER SUITS AND QOWNS. The attractlve vartatioaa of all the preralliog dreaa tbemea are dow ex? hibit 3d bere in a great r under of types. Tailorrd aod Deml-Tailored Suita, Eveoing aod Afternoon (hwoa.for form al occtslons; Morolog aod Outlng Dresaea aod Frocka, WslkiogOo timas, Eveo? ing Ooa s aod Oapes, Lingerie, Siik, Net, Ohlffoo, aad Real L??e BIoumi aad WaiBta. Ao admirablv reBoed aod distiootivelv beautlful cullectloo of apparel, par baps moreeocgbt a't:r oow than at aoy otber time of tha year, Swan Bro5 KINQ AND PITT STREETS. Daily Deliveries to All Suburbs. Easter Hosiery. Our Hosiery Uepartment is complete with all the right kind of hosiery for Easter wear. We carry only the best makes at the right prices. Ladies' Black and Tan Silk Hosiery pair $1 and Ladies* Blabk Lisle and Gauze Mercenzed Hosiery, pair 50c. Ladies* Fine Gauze Hosiery, in plain colors, pr50c: Ladies* Fine Imported Lace Hosiery, pair 50c Ladies' Fine Lisle and Gauze Black and Tan Hos? iery, pair 35c. Ladies' Fine Black and Tan Gauze Hosiery, pr25c. Ladies' Fine Mercerized Hosiery, in plain colors, pair 25ca Ladies' Extra Size Gauze and Lisle Hosiery, pair 25c, 35c and 50c. Ladies' Black fast color Hosiery, none better at the price, 12^c pair. "Tbe speaker eurrendera tbe chalr to the grntleman from New York," an nouoced Mr. Oaouoo, looklog toward Repreasotative Payop. Amid load ap? ple me the speaker left tbe cbair on the republicao slde of the Home, and, noddlog to his repobllcao colleagnea with a smile, paaied etit into the marble lobby aod weutto hisprivate office. "A'ttf toe adoptloo of tbe reaoiotioo, wlll it be in order to nominate Ohamp Olarr, nf Missoorl, for (oeapeakershlj'.' ' ttquired Mr. Clark, of Florida. Mr. Tawney ttmtedtbe Floridanthat it would be io order when the reaolatioo was voted dowo, a coit ogeocy which the geotlemao from Florida did nct ap pear to antlcipate. Then came the roll call. The oamea oi Inaorgebtt were carefu'ly nn d, and their reepooaes grn t -d with j?ers aod applanae. There came a aceoe of wlld confoslon wheo tbe vo:e, 155 to 191, agaiost the Barlesoo reaolatioo, was anooooced. The regnlar repoblicaoa aroee eo maeae, aod velled themaelvea hoatae. "I move tbat we adjonrn," mggasted Mr. Payna after be bad aurreodered bis place Io toe rbatr, aa Soeaker Oanooo rame io amid theooofasioo aad wlld ex bibitioo of eott n itoam oa the part of hia party colleagaea. "Aad this side of tbe Hoase makes the motloo," remarked Repteaeotative M.no. amid l.u'hter. Tbere waa no mcro demand for a roll call. All were glad to adjoaro, aod thos eoded tte long bitlle, probably witooot prccedeot io tbe Ooogreas of tbe United ;'t itea. Mr, Ohamp C'ark oollioed the poai tioo of the democrata clearly. "I bave ooe peraooal remark to make," he aaid, "aod I do not care wh taer it is popular or oot. It is that tbis Ia not a peraooal rigbt againat Mr. Joseph 0. Oaonon. Itis a figbt againat a bad syitem. It makes no d ilereuce lf that sys'.em ia sanctified by time. No progreae waa ever made yet witbtu'. tbe overthrowoi precedeota. Fortbeepeaker t) bold toe chairmaoablp of the commit? tee oo rules glves him more power tbao aoy ooe mao oogbt to bave over tie dea tioiea of tbls republic. It is to deprive bim of that power that we have worked tbls revolatioo la toe Hoase. We oeed not mtoce worde. lor it is a revolatioo." Oaacases will be called by both par tiea to aelecr, rea??ectlvely, tbe alx re? poblicaoa aod foor demccriU, who are to cooit tcti tbe new committee oo rnlea. Speaker Oaonoa in Waahiogton Stt. nrdsy nigbt spoke before the Illmola Re? pobllcao Aaaooistion aod denoaoctd tbe ioaurgeot membera of tha Hooae wbo atood by bim In tbe fioal t.-st, ai "cow ardly memb'is of Oongreas wltboot tbe coorage of their coovictioo. The feeilog amoog tbeae toaargeots la that of bitter est reseotmeot over tbeattitade asaomed toward them. Tbey aay they raved tbe apetker from tu_illatbn aod tbat he llly rtqti ted theo. _ Are yoa frequ jotly hosr*e ? Do yoo bave tbit aanoyiog titkllng ia yoar tbroet.' Djea yoor coogh aoooy y< ? at night, and do yi u ralse au:oBln the mornlog .' Do yt u want reliel ? If so, take Chambtrlalo's Ooogh Remedy aod yon wlll be pleaaed. Sild by W. F.< Oreightoo A Oo. aod Rlchard Oibaon. ""TU* Maratat. U>?rgalowai * C Harw.at.WbJfMUO'110 Virginia News. y (.! ngreis Ia to be aaked ti bollsf at memorlal road fiom Yoiktcwo ti JaoMt towo fsland. Miaa Harriet Taylor, a.??d 80, waa bii'oed Ij death 8a urday afternooo at home 0/ her ccudn, Mra. Noaml Barrett, at Wh:t? Hall, Fairfax coarty. The hoase waa a mass of rlmies before ahe knew it, acd oacape was Impo'siblf. Senatcr Danlel, wbo Ia III tt Daytooa, Fis., regaioed conecioosncsa yeaterday afternooo for nearly an houraud recog n'z?d aome membera of bia family. The aitiodiog pb?aiclao8 ftel somewhat ec cooraged, but do oot hold out aoy hope of ulllmtte recovery. One mao was sbot, aeveral c tb( n were inj an d and couaiderable property damage waa dooe lo a rlot which broke oot Ia Oleveland, Obio, late yeaterday afternoon between aeveral hondred ttdkine; gar mentmakers aod tbeir symptth/. iriand. a party of sirlkebreakers. William B. Davis, drivj.of iheoogioe, oftheJunior Fire Ooopsny^ol Frtderlck, Md., waa killel yeaterday morning by being cnuhcdbeneaih tbe wbeels of the eogine. Tbe accident occurred as lha company waa leaviog t'ae eogloe bonae lo reepood t) an aiarm. Davia waa 6* yeara of agp. He leavea a widow, and foor chlldron. One hundred membera of tbe United Brothethood of I.eatlier Workera de serted their benchesin Richmond ga? urdar after sernn? sn ultimatum in which they demand ten boura pay for eight bonrs' work. The walkout affecta three firms. TheatrikerB' demsnda were ignored. The rpruSHcan executire coram't'ea of tbe Nictb dis-rict met in Briatol Bat? arday and tixed Ju'y 20 at ihe date for holding a conrentloa to nominm a cindida'e for Oongre?a, and Abingdoa as the place. The aentimetl in each c uity eeems toindicate that Mr. Slemp wil be tbe choice of bis pait/ to succeed himself. Msjor General Silth Billlng, coo maodiog tbe Virginia Diviaioa Uaittd Ooofederatf; Veterans, haa appointed Miss L u'ee Ricbardaon, of Richmond as spooaor for Virginia at Ihe rennloo of Oonfedents reterana tobe held in April at Mobile Ala. Miaa Ricbardaon is th* ittracttre daughter of Mayor aod Mra, David Richaidaon, of Richmond. Maj >r Robert W. ilatt?r, aecreUry of mtlliary reccrda cf Virginia wrota tt? Oovernor Mann Baturday aaying tbat he w. u'd not aicept the reappiit tmeot on* der exlatirg cirt iinatances. He pledgea his beal ifloitt to aidiog the work of hia sacceasor, aod expresses tie hcpe ttattie goveioor may be able to flnd "aanldler and a geutlenea" soitable for tbe poaltioo. Tbe tlmely arrival of the c'ty cbem' cal apparatoa last nigbt aaved tbe haod s:me, $50,000 Ooanty 01 ub, near Ricfc moad from deatroctlon by namea. It waa <n n blaze wheo tbe depaitxteit arrived. I e Icaa amoaala to aboot tl,000. It. n believed the fire ?tnt:d by reaaoo of a cigar or matcb tbrown lr.t> a piie of sbavlnga. Tbe clnb ia jaat completed aod had not been opened to tba pabllc. _^^ Don't wear a truat that doaan't fit; youdot't need to when ycu can be petfectly fitted at L^adbBtter's.