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VIM IN SENATE — Republicans Hope to Make Much Capital Out of Bryan’s Suggestions HANNIS TAYLOR FEE ALREADY AN ISSUE Former Alabamian Laughs at the Reports That He Is to Re ceive Million Dollars for His Services nr C. E. STEWART Washington, June 20.-<Special.)-Tt is becoming quite evident that there is to he another long and stormy fight in the United States Senate, almost if not quite, the equal In bitterness of debate and the length of the struggle over the ratification of the Colombian and Nica raguan treaties. The bases of these treaties are to he used as political capi tal by the opponents of the democratic party, and exploited as much as possible In the Senate during the body’s consid eration of the treaties. There has been raised the question of lawyer's fees in connection with these two treaties, and connected with the Co lombia treaty in the capacity of on at torney, is, Hannis Taylor, formerly of Alabama, who, rumor says, is to receive a fee of $1,000,000 if the treaty is rati fied. This rumor Mr. Taylor laughs at. He^declares that the suggestion that he Is to receive a fee of that sum is ab surd, and that the public Is welcome to see his contract with the Colombian le gation here, which specifies no sum, but provides merely for liberal compensation. Mr. Taylor said that his fee would not come up to the rumor of $1,000,00. Will Not Have Easy Time Tn all events Mr. Bryan is not going to have an easy time getting his treaties adopted, and approved by the Senate. There is considerable dissatisfaction in the Senate that the sum of $25,000,000 is to he paid to Colombia, and with that a certain form of an apology' to he. offi cially conveyed to the republic. Roose velt and his followers characterize the Secretary's attitude in this respect as “outrageous,” and the mere mention of an apology in the colonel’s presence Is enough to make him lose his voice, in rage. The “apology,” for which Roosevelt and others who are attacking the Secretary of State so vigorously for, Is contained in article 1 of the treaty. It takes con siderable Imagination to construe a mere expression of “regret that anything has happened to mar the relations of cordial friendship between the two governments,’’ as an “abject apology,” hut this is the construction placed upon article 1 by all who have no especial admiration for the Secretary of State, and who takes every occasion they can to make this fact known. Article 1 reads: “The government of the United States of America, wishing to put at rest all controversies and differences with the re publics of Colombia arising out of the events from which the present situation on the Isthmus of Panama resulted, ex presses in its own name, and In the name of the people of the United States, sincere regret that anything should have occurred to interrupt or mar the relations of cordial friendship that had so long subsisted between the two nations. “The government of the republic of Co lombia, in its own name and in the name of the Colombian people, accepts this declaration in the. full assurance that every obstacle to the restoration of com plete harmony betwen the two countries will thus disappear.” Out of this language Secretary Bryan’s enemies build an insult to a former ad ministration. They see a veiled repudia tion of the acts of the administration of ex-E’rcsident Roosevelt. They insist that it is “abject apology” by this government for a former act of the government, though under control then of a political parly of the republican faith. Agitation Mostly Political The agitation against, the Colombian treaty is mostly political. At least that is the opinion of those democrats who have studied the question. There are some democrats opposed to the treaty in its present form, hut their opposition is not so much as to the language of the treaty, hut to the sum of money that this government is to pay to Colombia. They believe that $25,000,000 is too much to pay to Colombia. Secretary Bryan advances three argu ments in support of his contention that - the treaty ought to he ratified. They are first, it would result in amity be tween tills country and Colombia. It would Testore friendliness between Co lombia and the Panama republic, and In the third place, he said, that ratifica tion of a treaty of this character would ■ ' B m ,1 .1 .. Trunks, Bags and Suit Cases Price Cut in June Trunk Sale No excuse now for bor rowing your neighbors’ baggage for “that trip.” Note the Cut Prices $12.50 Trunks .$9.95 $15-00 Trunks .$12.45 $20.00 Trunks .$14.95 $25.00 Trunks .$17.50 Hand Luggage Black walrus grain leather, Eng i lish frame Bag, sewed, full leath er lined, brass trimmed, either 18-inch or 20-inch; regular $8.50 value. (T»f? Special at . Rosenberger’s Trunk Store J. O. ROSENBERGER 411 N. 20th Street Next Tutwller Hotel i--—jd i1—m FOR BETTER ROADS _ Calhoun and Etowah to In augurate Movement I - I PAVING IS INSPECTED Gadsden Visitors Entertained by the Chamber of Commerce—Efficiency Saves Foundry Plant—News Butcher Heavily Fined Anniston, June 20.—(Special.)—Following the visit of the members of the Gadsden city council, city engineer and other prom inent citizens to Anniston Friday, a move ment will probably be inaugurated to bring about co-operation on the part of the officials of Calhoun and Etowah to improve the highway between the two places. Model roads have been constructed by both counties for a few miles of the way, but persons who make the trip by automo bile say that there are several miles on the half way ground that are badly in need of repair. And inasmuch as the schedules between the two places over the Louisville and Nashville are very poor, this road j would lie used to great advantage if It I were in better condition. The Gadsden visitors were the guests of the Anniston Chamber of Commerce while here at a luncheon at the Ala bama. Mayor Wikle piloted them over the city’s model streets and explained how the work was done by city convicts. The plant of the Union Foundry com pany was probably saved from destruc tion Friday afternoon by the insistence of Gerard Schumacher on efficiency when the plant was being erected. The cupelo building caught Are, and but for a peculiar construction conceived by Mr. Schumacher the blaze would have spread to the main building, causing a conflagration. Mr. Schumacher stated Saturday that the loss will not exceed $1500, and that the plant will not be materially handicapped in the manufacture of white way posts, in which respect It is said to have the largest output of any plant in the coun try. Charles Kalodner, a news butch on the Southern railway, who recently struck a fellow' employe a very severe blow' on the cheekbone with his fist, smashing two bones, effected a settlement of his case Saturday by paying $G3 fine and costs. Kalodner is said to have been a former bantam weight champion, and the man whom he assaulted was tw’ice his size. When relatives of Reece Miller, an en gineer, who was killed in an accident on the Southern railway, were here Friday they received news of the death of T. J. Fleming of Rome, to which place they were going to attend the funeral of Mr. Miller. The dead engineer was a broth in-law of Joe McCaffrey of this city, and the party left Saturday together on the very sad mission. create a good impression in the Central and South American states and remove the prejudice against the United States existing among the Latin-American peo ples. The President shares the views of bis premier. He is strongly hopeful that the treaties will he ratified at this session of Congress and it is possible that they will be. But not before or without a struggle. Tho political advantage to be gained out of the Colombian controversy ; is not to he lost to the enemies of the administration, and a full exploitation of the alleged lawyer’s fees, and nation wide lobbying in favor of tho Colombian treaty is to go hand in hand with the ratification debate before the Senate. .SUGGESTS TAX LEVY ,.... „ - ^ Lovelady Said to Be Unwill ing to Sell Present Jail Site to Citizens An extra levy on the people of Jeffer son county Is suggested by Dr. R. F. Lovelady, president of the board, for building a new Jail. He said as much, following the arraignment given the county officials by Dr. William H. Oates, state prison inspector, before the grand jury and his subsequent ultimatum to the county officials that unless a new jail was built he would remove all the county prisoners from Jefferson county. Dr. Lovelady told a reporter for The Age-Herald that Dr. Oates had the au thority of compelling the county officials to levy a special tax to build a new jail and that he Intended that Dr. Oates should be forced to Initiate such a step If it was taken. D« Lovelady said that the board was not inclined to sell the Jail site, as somebody would yell "wolf,” and that he personally was op posed to giving W. N. Malone or any other man an option on the Jail site for the reason that he did not know what they would do with such a privilege and what price the men holding the option would get. Dr. Lovelady, It Is understood, will In sist that the present ground be held for Jail purposes. In connection with the concerted move ment of progressive men of this com munity to relieve Birmingham of the carbuncle, It was announced yesterday that those men Interested will meet at the Press club tomorrow afternoon, at which time a plan will be outlined look ing to the relieving the practical center of Birmingham of the Jail, which has for years been a source of considerable humiliation to the residents of this com munity. In connection with the Jail proposition It Is stated that Dr. Oates will be back here in a few days. It Is further sug gested that If the idea has gained cur rency that he is making a bluff that such an impression is to be suddenly Inter rupted. It Is also suggested that Dr. Oates will not allow the Jail to be re modeled and that he will insist strongly on a new jail in keeping with this com munity. Drowned by a Bee From tho New York Sun. Pescadero, Cal.—To escape the sting of a bee Fred Barker, age 20 years, propri etor of tho Universal garage, 816 Gough street, San Francisco, leaped into Pesca dero creek and was drowned. Barker was on a fishing trip with Peter Zaro, his business partner; John Mc Carthy and Harry Moore, pll of San Frunclsco. The young men had separated and Zaro, on the opposite side of the creek, was the nearest to Barker when the accident happened. Barker was fishing from a 20 foot em bankment when the bee stung him. To get out of Its way he leaped Into the wa ter. The current at that point is swift. The body was recovered and brought to Redwood Clty by Deputy, George Layng. ' i Going $5,000,000 Deeper Into Debt Every Year THE MERITS OF GOLF Fierce Letter to the Press—Battle Raging in London—First Leper Colony in United Kingdom to Be Established London, June 20.—A departmental com mittee which has been going into the condtlons of agricultural credit in Ire land find that the Indebtedness of Irlsji farmers has been increasing at the rate of $5,000,000 a year since under the Wynd ham land act they commenced to settle on their own lands. The opinion is given in the report that facilities for supplying credit on sound lines to the smaller and medium rural classes in Ireland are inad equate. The professional money-lenders have made an invasion of this land and have nearly driven out the “gombeen men,” who are saloonkeepers and shop keepers serving as money-lenders. As a solution of the credit problem the committee suggests that rural Ireland might itself supply the money it needs, since the rural community has $55,000,000 on deposit in the Postoffice Savings banks, a huge sum which is transferred to London for investment in government securities, when it might be employed at home. The committee recommends the establishment of a sound system of co operative credit to safeguard the farm ers from money-lenders. Heated Discussion of Golf On the heels of the recent golf cham pionships there broke out a fierce letter to-the-press battle, which still rages on the merits of the game. In the provoca tive article, “Anti-golf” signed himself to a general denunciation of the game, both for boys and ciders, but particular ly Brandde it ns altogether unfit for school boys. Under no circumstances should they be allowed to play it, he con tinued. It was a pastime, not a game, and lacked the discipline and spirit of team games. He called it “the incarnation of slow footed egotism, demanding a style of stroke which cramps and spoil3 the stylo demanded for real games.” He concluded: "Lawn tennis is bad enough, but golf is entirely—there is no other word for it— damnable.” The arguments of the devotees of golf who flocked to the defense of their sport may be imagined, but “Anti-golf” had many to side with him. One wrote: “Chiefly by reason of the growth of na tional slackness, golf, with Its indecent posturings among young women and heavy wagering among men, has crept upon the country like a destroying fun gus.” Secrecy in Wireless Secrecy in wireless communication is said to be assured by an invention an nounced by Capt. A. N. Hoyland of the Norwegian navy. The machine is one for transmission and automatic receipt of* printed messages by wireless waves be tween Berlin and the big station at Nauen, a distance of 34 miles. He says he has perfected a relay which so ampli fies wireless signals that the typewriting device may be operated over greater dis tances. The secrecy feature of the invention established by the fact that the sending apparatus may be adjusted at a moment’s notice, so as to employ any one of 720 different code arrangements cf the al phabet, while the receiving device would automatically register the messages in decided and legible form. Only dots are used in the transmission, and by their ! spacing the mechanism of the receiving J apparatus is controlled so as to recoil- | struct the message. Captain Hoyland de- j dares that the apparatus could be j worked in any wireless system, and that I it would render wireless "tapping” quite ! impossible. To Establish Leper Colony With the late Lord Strathconu's gift of $25,000, the first leper colony in the United Kingdom will b6 established next fall In a deserted part of Essex. There are now only 20 cases of leprosy in the entire United Kingdom. They are isolated, but widely scattered, and the bringing them together for care at a central colony will not only assure more comfort for the afflicted, but will enable new re search into the disease. A specially equipped hospital will be a part of the new colony. MISSIONARY TALKS MADE AT PELHAM Addresses by Mrs. McLure and Others Feature Session of Encamp ment Y'esterday Pelham Heights, June 30—(Special.) Tills morning's sunrise service" was more largely attended than lias been usual, and It Is owing to the fact that the preachers and ladies here since the cool weather set In are rested and are up and ready for the work of the day. Dr. Sampey took charge of the class at 8:30 and after reading a few verses proceeded to lecture and explain to the preachers the eonfused passages, and as Dr. Sampey Is both a Greek and Hebrew scholar, lie, where the translations are not clear, gives Ills own interpretation. Dr. Hendricks of Birmingham, a How ard college professor, followed Dr. Sam pey. and for 45 minutes lectured as to "Church History." Dr. Hendricks lias reached the fifteenth century period In his lectures and will have the class study ing what strides the church has made In this the nineteenth century next week. Mrs. Laura McLure spoke for 46 min utes this morning on woman's mission ary work here at home and In foreign lands. Mrs. McLure also speaks of the advisability of training young women In girlhood days so that they to a certain extent will be fitted to meet and grapple with the many perplexing propositions In life when they are starting and struggling with the difficulties that are to confront them. Dr. Carver of Louisville seminary has charge of the class from 11 to 11:46. In his lectures as to the dlffculties Jesus had to contend with here on earth he Is al ways explicit and clear. Dr. Carver, in his lectures, has reached the time in Jesus life when the Savior was 36 years old. Harry Strickland and Arthur Flaks oc cupy the attention of the class from 7:30 to 8:30, with Sunday school and Baptist Young People's union work. The preach ers here take much interest in these les sons, as there Is plenty of good Informa tion given them as to how best their Sunday schools at home. The following Is a complete list of the Alabama ministers who have taken the lecture course here: J. D. Beliume, Sylvanla; J. T. Dean, Dutton: J. El Herring, Sumtervllle; J. A. Hendricks, Birmingham Barraw Dyer, West Blocton; W. H. Griffin, Wadley; S. Smitherman, Randolph; W. C. Klrt land, Newton; C. O. Helms, Ella; R. L. Wyatt, New Decatur; W. J. Nall. Tal lassee: H. N. Mason, Isney; R. L. La fere, Dora; Fred B. Pearson, Moulton; F. M. E'letcher, Georgians; A. J. Dickin son, Birmingham; W. P. Wilks, Cullman; Port L Bryan, Gantley; W. 8. Hubbard, i ! L. Dadeville; A. T. Sims, Moulton; J. D. Prater, Decatur; J. L. P. Cook, East Lake; C. R. Goodwyn. Oxmoor; J. W. Cohron. Excel; W. P. Reeves, Tuscumbia; R. R. Brasher, Stanton; W. II. Griffin. Wad ley; R. W. Stuckey, Eclectic; C. O. Helms, Elba; W. P. Nails. Tallassee; Fred B. Pearson, Moulton; Burrell L. Dver, West Blocton; S. R. Love. Haley ville; H. M. Mason, Is my; A. T. Sims, Muscle Shoals; W. C. Kirkland, Newton; C. L. Brown. Phil Campbell; II. H. Me Gintz. East Liberty; V. C. Kincaid, Bir mingham; B. F. Bartley. Blanton; A. G. Moseley. Wetumpka; A. I*. Stephem, Shady Grove; S. S. Hacker, Athens; J. T. Dean, Dutton; Robert L. Wyatt, New Decatur; W. L. Brunnebeloe, Cardiff; F. W. C. Rice. Billingsley; J. Emory Berk stresser, Talladega; C. T. Culpepper, Georgiana; J. S. Johnson, Notasulga; A. M. Glover. Dothan; B. M. Barnett; Hor ace G. Williams, Chilton: Samuel L. Heath. Equably; S. A. Taylor, Shelby; E. G. Johnston, Dale county; John IT. Pool, Cuba; M. W. Lanier. Birmingham; J. A. Love, Shady Grove; J. A. Cannno, Mountain Creek; John H. Darden, Talla dega. Springs; George W. Wilburn, Rogersville; J. L. Stough, Notasulga. Trial Meals From Lippincott’s Mngazine. "Beg pardon, sir,” said the steward, “but may I bring you some dinner, sir?” “Oh, I guess so,” replied the passenger, wanly, as ho gazed out across the bound ing deep. “I guess you can bring me one on approval.” “Beg pardon, sir,” reepeated the stew ard, “did you say 'on approval.’ sir?” “Yes,” groaned the passenger weakly, “You see, I may not want to keep It.” VeX rfi na rn rei rm BIRMINGHAM’S NEW “CITY ‘ BEAUTIFUL” DEPARTMENT It is possible to have a garden In fine shape during the trying month of Agust. For this is the time when gar dens often begin to look a bit tired and used up. Just these facts mean renewed zeal. PLANT YOUR PANSIES NOW Now is the time to add to the gar den biennials and perennials for next year's pleasure. Start a new pansy bed. This will be one of next year's profits; for seed planted now will bear their blossoms next year. As the young pansy plants develop, do not fear be cause of coming frosts. This new pansy bed, lightly covered with a mulch of leaves, will suffer no harm. Start a new sweet William bed also, and next year have some flowering plants taken from the seed sown now. MAKE STAKES FOR THE TALL PLANTS Make wooden stakes for the tall growing plants. The tomato plants, gladiolus and dahlias will also need staking. Pinch off any blossoms on the tomato plants for all the energy will go to the fruit already formed and not to making new fruit. Try to expose the green tomatoes to the di rect rays of the sun. Do this by pick- « ng off the leaves and thus laying bare he fruit. VOW IS GOOD TIME TO ULANT YOUR WINTER POT FLOWERS Did you know that if you want some >ulb8 blossoming in the house by De ember now is the time to do the pot ing? Put some bulbs of freesias and vhite Homan hyacinths. Bury them in he ground or put the pots away in a lark, cool cellar. Rockefeller’s Principle From the Philadelphia North American. Mr. Rockefeller is not the pampered son of millions. He haa none of the vices )f the idle rich—not even the idleness. Fie is industrious, charitable in his own tvay, and conscientious * * * * j$0 loubt he believed he was stating accurate y the purpose of the corporation; but it s equally certain that his expression was Intrinsically false. No capcfltilist ever spent millions merely to “protect the free ;lom'’ of workers; no corporation would prefer that its entire investment be con sumed rather than that “workmen should be deprived of the right to work for whom they please.” Pretended re gard for that “great principle” has been ;sed in defense of every great economic nlquity. . . . But back of all this ad vocacy of the worker’s “right” and “free lorn” lies the real inspiration—a belief in the supreme sancity of property and a de tirminatlon to maintain that principle in the teeth of an aroused social sense which would subordinate It ti human welfare. By the ‘right’* of the workman to work ‘‘for whom he pleases and how be Jk pleases,” the supporter of the system ^ means the “right” of capital to dictate \ the terms and conditions of work and of ^ the employe to accept those terms or starve. . . . The Issue is not so clear cut today perhaps as in the conflict over slavery, but it is fundamentally the same. There are, however, various view’s as to how the right may be established. Gif ford Pinchot, w?e think, comes nearest to stating the whole truth w’hen he says that the chief thing needed is to destroy the monopolistic control of natural re sources; for this evil can be traced much 1 of the powrer of small groups to control the necessaries of life and exact tribute from the people. How the Boy Scouts Help From the London Mirror. A story illustrating the helpfulness of Boy Scouts to those on the road is re lated by a correspondent. “I had a puncture near Farnborough, Kent, a few days ago,” he said, “and I was busily mending it when a troop of % scouts came along and, to my surprise, ! the scoutmaster ordered them to halt. “ ‘Can wfe help you, sir?’ he said. ’We have motoring experts in the troop.’ “Two very small scouts—w’ho had pro ficiency badges for ‘motor repairing’ and ‘puncture mending’—stepped forward and saluted. I was sorry I did not need I help.” .:.,t ■■ t ^ ^ »•, ■ , I- Courteous and Experienced Salesmen to Serve You=F ¥ ¥ ¥ ¥ ¥ ¥ ', V gj Breaking all records—in volume of business, enormity of crowds, sen | sationalism of values and excellence of all shoes on sale. £3 sRAUS-MIT-EHM SALE (Ou« With Xhertv F J Stock Taking Will Be Here Shortly and We Have by Far to Many p Shoes. Therefore We Have Cut Prices to the Bone. F i 'j Now is Your Opportunity to Buy and Save as You Have Never Done Before! t i t f Several Hundred Pairs of ] Women’s White Pumps *“■ With wood or leather lieela, hand turned or ex tension Boles; values up , ^ to $2.50. On sale at 1 99c A *-■.—■- - ■ --- Special Baby Doll White Canvas ^ 600 pairs of women's tan. patent, suede and kid Pumps and Slippers, values up to fl«-| nn y 14.00, on sale at, a pair . u)i«UU * V p p p _ p - -— "omfort Shoes Daintr Linen Colonial Pumps Hand turned sole, wood heels; very pretty. A $3.50 value. Pair $2.39 Patent Kid Colonial p Pumps P Your choice ot buckles; ^ French Louis heels; P hand turned soles; $4 rg value w $2.89 [ P * — ■ - m—.t ' .. k&‘ 4 Women’s Pumps One-Strap House Patent Baby Dolls p | 4 The New Colonial Styles Slippers Also Gunmetal P I Some 1200 pairs; $1.25 VoltlBS IB t styles and kinds Big Girls’ $1 .89 V i At of the very latest. Fine, soft viol ® I Ki Handmade kid, hand 2yo tO 6 liI • throughout, $3.50 _. w ■ ,.A and $4.00 values. turned soles. jrj I Kj Raus-Mlt-Ehm Broad toes, low en ■; A heels, on sale at MlSSeS S'! .59 ¥i I i $2.39 tiij 1 p U S Child’s $ gg ■ p*,r I 8\y2 to 11 4 Bargain Tables in Children’s Dept. p ■ Three bargain tables loaded down with brand new shoes—odd and slngle’pairs I f A —including Baby Dolls and all the latest novelties. You will be sure to find * *"* your size in something. Bring the children and save a few dollars. _fc I 4_ 50c, 99c and $1.49 F El--- — M I ■■ —^ A CI5TI'/’>,T A T Why buy ordlnary »hoe» when theee, the very beet era I „ oaa ^A/?\V , hand made 8hoes-are aal* at thla Prl“7 r ‘ 'l A Some 300 pair of Men’s ---.-rg Low Cuts, in both large Any Pair of * $ and small sizes—being cuaj __ f ^ a the la8t few pa’^ of Macy-Adams or Nettletons « El numerous $3.00, $3.50 . ” a and $4.00 lines. All to $‘>, $6.50, $7 and $8 Low Shoes on sale V, sa go at dbJ QQ P * $1.00- None reserved. N F 4- ,i ’ I, — P I Ei Easy Walkers, QCp Boudoir or Siesta Slippers, A(\r» Carpet Slippers, 1 Q/» P* 1 ^ sizes up to 2.all colors..*kVL in all sizes.Ai/L ^ I ^llfl I VaI^VaiT^iiT^K^TTTJTjVhaiI p ^J 1905 Third Avenue I notice to our out-of-town customers—w« win nn an man order* I 1904 Second Avenue ^ ~ Birmingham I a* they come In. In regard to the bargain table*, If they should be sold out, I Bessemer fr r$mmm—————w® w111 return your money. |__ wg .1^ SsSk e*akSba» ays c^&ikikttiKKiK ck, & gl a*. gw & %i ft i i m-.