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thelr duty may devolop facts of hlgh
lmportance, whlch tho Invostlgntoro
would not ln the flrst Instnnco hnve
aotight to dlscover, whlch, whon dls
covered, ought not to bo hld/lcn or sup
prossed, hut tho devolopmerit of whlch
may t*nd to crente an crronoous 1m
' presslon that the agents ln queBllon
were belng used for purposes uOt
withln the line of thelr lawful duty."
Tho communlcation thon rccttos thal
Senator TlUman on February 19th last,
called tho attentlon of the Senato to
the clrculnr of tha Oregon Land Syndl
caie, whlch alleged that Sonator _ill
man was among thoso who had spoko'n
for a part of the land to be dlsposed of,
and qtiotes Seimtor TUlman's denlal
"I havo not bought any land any
where In tho West nor undortakon to
buy any. 1 have made some lnqulrlos
as ono naturally would In roamlng
through the West. I slmply want tho
peoplo of the country to bo put on
notlce thnt thls swlndler nt Portland
hns no wnrrnnt whatever for ehdeav
orlng lo lnvolgle others Into hls
Inclosed, tho President says, Mr. Halo
would fliul iphotographlc slinllos of
letters nnd envelopes from Senator
Tillman and his agent, Wllllam E. Le?,
bearlng on tho matter. A letter of
Senator TlUman to Oregon ?attorneys
Is quoled aa follows:
"I wlred you from Wausau, WIs.,
ns follows, nnd wrlte to confirm lt.
WilJiam E. Lee, my ngent, will see
you about lands. T want nlne quarters
reserved. Wlll forward slgncd nppll
catlons and money nt once. Members
of my famlly are entry men. Letter
follows. (Signed) "B. R. T."
"I wrlte now to say 1 wlred Mr. Lee,
who resldes at Moscow, Iduho, to go nt
once to Marshfleld and see you ifbout
tho land, to locate quarters for tho
soven members of my famlly who aro
of age, and one for my prlvate secre?
tary, J. B. Knlght, whom I deslro lo
let Into tlfe . deal, and, of course, ho
wants a quartcr for himself."
The letter contlnuos, wrltes tho
President, stating in dutall what was
to bc done ln ordor to cnablo tho Sena?
tor to get the land. The Wllllam E.
Lee to whom Senator TlUman thus re?
ferred as hls agent, wrote to Reeder
Watkins a letter, phoiographlc copy
of whlch Is hcrcwlth subrnltted, marked
Exhlblt A 1. In thls letter Mr. Lee
explains that he had wrltten Senator
TlUman fully as to thu stattts of the
land matter, a'dvlslng that lt was "a
good gamble," but thn. the Senator
was lecturliig, so that he dld not got
Mr. l-o.'s letter untll n week and a half
previously. Tho letter conllnucs: "In
case Senator TlUman gets in on thls
deal wlth somu good land iu the ulght
quarters wo want, I am satisflod thnt
ht- can t?o of groat help in getting
matters sldrtod from Washlngton, aiul
cause the govemJnent to get nusy nnd
do -omethiug along tho Unu you desiru.
? He will sut up sucli a howl that it will
bc liivpos-lble to do othcrwise. This
will be very Important for your whole
s-llleniunt to have a man of his ini'lu
enco here to aid you at hls end of line.
By all means savo n good lot of land
for us, ns wo hitcnd to be of inoru
\ulu_ than nny ono of thu others In
Then is quoted Senator TlUman',
le-olulluti providlng for the institution
of tho land suits, after whlch thu
President quotes from the Senators
letter of February luth to Messrs.
Reeder and Watkins. Suys thu Presi
The Kriiukeil l.cttcr.
?'lie states that whnt lie has done ln
slirrliig up thu question of the Oregon
land granis lo railroads has boen done
ciitireiy apart from any personal in?
terest hc nas in tlie matter, and adds,
'although 1 never would havo liad my
attentlon called to lt but for tho in?
vestigation as set on fool ln connuctlon
with the proposed purchnsa by mc '.f
some of tho tlmbur land in question.
Of course, lf I decido to make the ten
der and go Into the lawsuit, I will
hear your propositlon ln mlnd, but 1
would have you understand that noth
ing 1 do here in the Senate will be
done because of any personal purchase
of any of the land.' ?
?? 'lf I can succeed ln causing the gov
ei'iiinent to Institute suits for the re
covery of tho land and mako lt eaBlur
'for others as well as myself (the
itallcs are mlne) to obtain some of lt,
1 shall do lt wlthout any rcgard to tho
dcallngs wlth your flrm. 1 stlll want
to get somo of tho timher land, if it 13
possible, and as It is prohable that Mr.
Lee or some other representatlve of
mlne will be in your country in the
next two months, we wlll leave tho
matter of payment for the inltlntory
steps aud Ai-sequpnt procecdlngs in
nbeynnce'?for-'*the'present. Any con?
tract we mlght make wlll be entlrely
apart from, and Independout of, my
work here ln the Senate. 1 wlll be
glad for you to hold ln reserve eight
of the best quarter sectlons of whlch
you havo deiinite lnformatlon, and I
wlll .ii the meantime press tho Inves?
tlgation and other work here, whlch
will facilltate the flnal purchase, and
ln effect obvlate the necessity of your
making any case In the courts at all.'
"Thls letter. purely pertalning to Mr.
TUtroan's personal and prlvate busl?
ness. was sent ln a franked envelopo, of
whlch I attach phoiographlc copy
marked 'Exhlblt D.' I call your at?
tentlon to the letter of Mr. Dorr to
the Postmastor-General, under date of
November 22, 1908, 'Exhiblt E,' ln
whlch he asks for rellef from tho cases
whlch Senator TlUman had brought
against hlm, saylng that Jhe had no
knowledge that Senator Tillman de
sired hls operations t. be kept hlddcn
and secret from general public knowl?
edge. The report of tho inspectors
Beenw to indicato that thls young man,
Mr. Dorr, acted ln good falth, but that
he used Senator TUlman's application
for land as an advertlsement."
(Continued From Flrst Page.)
blng. "AU of them uro scatterod over
the world, and 1 don't know where
they are. I ain a widower, nnd must
llve my llfe alone."
A mother said: "Pray for my three
boys. I don't thlnk they are. very hud,
but I want them to hu better." Stlll
another person sald: "I havo frlonds
Who have gone asttay. Plea.se say a
word for thuin." From tho gallery
came a voice: "Pray for me," After
liundreds uf persons had reaponded, Dr.
Chapman knelt and Invokod God's
blesslng ou the ahsent and wayward
Last nlght's meutlng was tlie larg-e.t
of tlie campalgu yet held in thls city.
There waa not a, vacani seat, except iu
the rear of tho galleries. The doora
were openftd earller ihitn usual on au
count of the hiting cold outside, und un
hour beforo tho sorvlce wa.. to begin
hundreds were waitlng. The meetlng
waa pr?ceded by a song eorvtce, led by
llrllglitful Soug Servlce.
Tho cholr, whlch ls said to be thu
best ever collected ln Itlehmoml. sans
better than on the tlrst two nights
siui Biicrn to have lost nll the rougliiiesn
The first hymn sung wus "O What 8
Change," whlch wus followed hv "Ht
Wlll Hold Me Faat." Mr. Nuflzger, th(
travellng soloist, sang the vereeB ol
"JeaUB. Lovar of My Soul," tha audieiic<
ai'islng to unlte wlth tho choir in thi
The Rev, Henry Pearce Atklns, pas
??tor ot tho Allen Avenuo Christlur
is short, so that he who runs
- may read, and he who reads may run to our'
store and get a finger in the pie we're offer
Winter Suits and Overcoats
for Men and Boys.
_ You owe it to yourself to get your slice
. Berry, & Company.
Church, dclivel-ed tho lnvocatlon, and
thereaflcr the song' scrvice was ro
sumed in the slnglng of "Don't Stop
Pruylng." The audlenco stood to slng
"Tho Old-Tinie Roligion." Mr. Alex?
ander nsked tlio gullcry to sing the
verso of "How Flrm n Foundatlon."
Thu cholr sung thu cho'rus, and tho
eff'oct was a beautiful harmony. Mr.
Naftzger sang "Stand Up, i Stand Up,
"All Hall thu Power of Jesus's Name"
had been sung when Dr. Chapman an?
nounced that the nlght's lesson would
he a recllul ot thfc twenty-thlrfl Psalni,
In whlch tho audlenco jolned. Mr.
Naftzger sang "The I'ilot Song." and as
the oifertory the ?**5ir led ln slnglng
"Looking This Way." Immedlately be?
fore thu sermon cards woro dlstrlbuted
to the men's meetlng to'-'morroW after?
noon. whlch wlll be held in tho BIJou.
Those receivlng them were asked to
dellver thom ns nvessages to othors.
Mrs. Aalier's itcport.
Dr. Chapman said that after the reg
iilur servlce Mrs. Ashur, who conducted
thu Ilrst bar-room meetlng ln Mur
phy's llotul lust night, would tuil ot
tho beglnnlng of her campaign ln
Blchmond. Tlio cholr sang "Revlvc Us
Agaln." Dr. Chapman' spoke for mora
than half au hour.
Tho meetlng showed clearly the
splrlt of tho campaign to he'conducted
here for the next two weeks, und from
tlio enthuslastic reception itceordud tlio
I leaders lt ls presumed that
this cily will provo no oxceptlon to
thu general suecess whlch hus featurod
the Chapman-Alexandur campuigns ln
othor and tn somo instances much
ln speaking of Ihe bar-room moet?
lng, Mrs. Asher said: "There was. u
largo company present ln Murphy'.
Hotel, und -1 don't bellevo we ovor
held a more successful Ilrst nlght's
meetlng. Flftuon of the young men,
who do uol. ns mlght he supposed, rep
resent the outcusts ot tho slums, hut
who composu our best cluss of citiziins,
liftcd thelr hands whon we asked for
those who wlshed our work here to
After Mrs. Asher hu.d left the plat?
form Dr. Chapman stated that she and
her husband luul taken their barrooin
campaigns into muny citles, and thuru
hud never been uny otlUcIam of thelr
No Meetlngs To-Dny.
Thore will be no meetlngs in tlie
i ovangelistie campaign to-djliT, as in
every city the workers observe the day
before Sundny as ono of rest. Meet?
lngs wlll ho held morning, afternoou
and night to-morrow. The afternoon
meetings wlll be the speelal servlce
for mon in the Bijou, the women's
meetlng tn the Second Presbyterlan
Church nnd a special meetlng for
young people in tho Fulton Baptlst
The City Auditorium was comfort
ublv wuriii last nlght, and tho acoustlcs
such that tho spoakor wns dlstlnotly
heard in every part of tho houso.
TrniiH-ornmtlou of Mnn.
Dr. Chapman began his sermon wlth
n recltnl of varlous mlrncles, each time
comlng bnck, to tho coiuiluding words
of his text. In coniieclion wlth the
mlraclo, a portion of whlch he recltod
ns the bnsis of hls discourae, Dr. Chap
man sald: "Woro this tho only miracle
In the Bible, I should ho led not to be?
llevo lt, but tlie book ls fllled with
just such thrlUIng stories, both ln the
New nnd Old Tostnments, nnd each is
a wondcrful lesson.
After hls recltnl of Bible lessons nnd
miraoi.s, Dr. Chapman referred . to
ti.-nsfoi-mations occurring in present
day life. Hp spoke of the drunknrd
wlio nrlscs from hls shrlveled life and
brconies the new mnn.
"Whnt mnn can't do. God can do,
ho sald, "nnd the truth of tnls is shown
every 'day-?ln mtraclos." Tho evungo
11st improssed upon hls audlenco the
fact thnt ho dld not condemn anybody,
not even tho greatest slnnor or drunk
ard, but that1 hls mlsslon Is to teaeh
of a n_w llfe. and to bring the fallen
Into the fold.
The sermon was not condemnatory
of any class of men, nnd ln lts care
ful prepnratlon, tho mlnister avolded
e'xpresslons whlch usually characterizc
lomporance sormons. It wiib n grand
lesson, brilllantly aglow wlth cllmaxes,
wh.tph never falled to thrlll; and whlch,
accordlng to an expression used by Dr.
Chapman: "Swayed tho audience as
grass before a wind."
SERVICES AT PUTNAM'S
JlcmliMK of Cliiiiunnn Foree Will As?
slst In Meetlng There To-Nlght.
Although tho regular Chapman meet?
lngs ln the city wlll bo suspended to
nlght, evungolistic exorclsos wlll bc
he-ld as usual ln tho old Putnam
Thoatro Mlsslon, on Franklin Stroet ho
low Governor. It ls expeeted that
Sovernl members of the Chapman forco
wlll bo present to asslst In the ser?
The meetlng to-nlght Is of especial
Program for Sunday.
11. A. M.?Rcgiilur servlces ln
2i30 V. M.?Spcelnl servlce nt the
lieulteutlnry, Mr, Auhcr.
UdlO P. M,?Illjon Theatre, men
ouly, Dr. Cliuninun.
4 p. M.?s c c o u d PrcMbytcrlnn
Cliureh, womeu only, Mrs. Aahcr.
4 P. M.??Se.veuth Street ( lirlnlluii
Cliureh, young' people over twelve
ycarn old, Mr. Gruy.
4 P. M.-? Grncu Street Presbyterlan
Church, ehlldreu under twelve yeara
?>Iil, Mr?. Norton.
4 P. 31.?Fulton Baptlst Church,
young people, Mr. Neetlbam.
4 P. M.?Unlon Statlon Methodlst
Kplscopnl Cliureh, women only, Mh
4 I'. M.?llrnmliiN Meinorlnl Church,
young people, Mr. Sehneffcr.
:u;ti) l?. M._Cenlrul Methodlat Epla
copnl Church, Mauehcaler, meu only,
5 P. M.?The Auditorium, Dr. J.
\\ llhlll- Chiipiunii,
S P. M.~Flr?t Unptlat Church, itcv.
Oru .iiiuiicl Grny.
$ P. M.?Vnlvu Stnlloi. Melhc.dl.it
ICplNcupal Chureh, Bev. Dnulel S,
8 P. M.~Ilrouilim Meinorlnl Church)
Bev. 6, T. Sehn.n'er,
H P, ,M?Pultou Unptlat Chureh,
Bev, Thiiiiiti . Needluim, l
7i,10 1>. M.?Mauuheater clutraj
Methodlat ICpiacopnl Cliuruh,( Bev.
I'riinh lirnuNtatV, ?? \
tnlorest, Ir. thnt lt ropresenls the con
cljuslon of tho flrst six months of the
mlsslon's work. Opened on July 9th,
lt has not been closed slnce for a
slngle nlght. About 12,000 persons
havo heard the gospol thero, and more
t.hun 200 have professed thelr purpose
to lead a better. life. Most of those
converlcd havo como from the outcnsts
of the city. The servlces are conduct?
ed by buslness and professlonal men
of tho city, Irrespectlve of denomlna
lion. Services are hold every night at
Sectional Meetings Continue, Re
newed Interest Being Shown
by Church People.
Speaking beforo a largo audience
iir-Uio Fulton Baptlst Church, the Rev.
Thomas Needham last nlght compured
modofn-dny church members wlth tho
twelve splcs sent out by Moses
to spy out the land of Cuuuun, and who
returned wlth tlie report that the land
could not be taken. llo urged upon
tho church members tha necessity of
taking a deupor interest in tlie church
and Us work, declarlng that thuy
should not glve up becauso the labor
was dllllcult at llm.es. Mr. Nuodhain
took hls text from tho fourteqnth
chapter of Josliua, tha last clause of
which hc suld had been for a long time
hia llfe prayer.
The servlces were opened by the con
gregatiou standing and repuating the
twonty-third Fsalm. Mr. John W.
Reynolds, musical dlructor for the
district, led the ciioir in the song scr?
vice, and -ung a. solo, God Wlll Take
Care of You."
A special meetlng for young peoplo
above the nge of twelve years will be
held at this church at 4 o'clock Sun?
day afternoon. Mr. Needham will
speak on "True Friendshlp." Mr. Rey?
nolds wlll lead tho slngiug.
Cro.vd nt Broadus Meinorlnl.
An audience that lilled the Broadus
Memorial Church auditorium to its ca
pacity and overflowed Into the Sund.w
school room heard the Rev. C. T.
Schaeffer dellvcr an ablo and lntorest
Ing sermon on tho themo, "The Book."
His text wns from the 119th Psalm,
bleventh vcrse, "Tliy word have I hla
in my heart that I mlght not sln
Mr. Schaeffer lald special emphasls upon
two partlcular point, one the neces?
sity of studylng the Bible wlth both
the mlnd nnd tho braln, and, second,
the lmportuncc to Chrlstlan workers of
knowlng how to handle the Blblo cf
fectlv'oly. After the sermon there wero
a number of requests for prayer.
Mr. W. H, Collison led the cholr, and
also rendered two tenor solos durlng
At Unlon Statlon Methodlat.
At the Union Statlon Methodlst
Church lnst Ziight Ihe services proved
of moro thnn usual Intorest, and a
large audience was present. Tho Rov.
Daniel S. Toy apoko very forclbly on
"Regencratlon," taklng hls text from
tho second chapter of Gencsls, "Adam,
Where Art TJiou?" Ho dwelt partlcu
larly on hypocrltlcal Chrlstians, and
urged tha members of hls congrega?
tlon to llve open Uves. Many requests
for prayer were made after the sermon.
A song sorvlce preceded the regular
servlce. Mr. Frank Dlxon sang "Where
Art Thou?" Dr. Toy read a part of thg
ono hundred and thlrty-njnth Psalm
for the lesson. Announcement was
mado - that Dr. Tqy would speak to
women only at the Unlon Statlon
Church at 4 o'clock Stmday afternoon,
Among the ourlous Christmas pres
ents ot thls year wlll be ono for a
man of national reputatlon, whlch has
been all year ln the making.
Way laat January the' present wa?
declded upon, and a frlond of the prom>
lnent gentleman requeated tho Bur
relle Preas Cllpplng Bureau, ot New
York, to watch every .paper ln Amerlon
and to take up every Item whlch ap
penred conoornlng tho man.
Tho cllpplng bureau pejople followed
lnstructlons, and now preaent the hls?
tory of one year ln the llfe of thls
cspoclal man. J
Thp hlstory ends just after election,
and the 20,642 newspaper ltemi
found Jpclude overythlng from a throe
llno edltorlal mentlon to full-pago 11
lustrated stories. Theso have bnen
mountod on 3,200 great aheets of Irls.
linen papor and bound Into three nms
At the head of esoh Item is the
name and date o. paper cllppod from,
thls lnformatlon havlng beon put ln
wlth a. book typewrlter. The words
thus lnserted amount to 153,853.
In notual tlme, a very atrlct record
of whlch has beon kept, the work haa
requlred slxty-four working days
throughout tho year, and has keptln
employment during that time thlrty
peoplo, as readers, cllppera, aortero,
mciunters and blndera. Bvery news
paper of lmportance ia repreaented.
Thls ls merely a speelmen of somo ot
tho uniq.ua orders whloh get Into tho
Burrelle Burca,u, for the extent to
whloh cllpplng.. are ueed by Indlvtd
iCals and by huslnaes conoerna seeou
'*to b? remarkable.
There are muny peoplo ln privata aa
well aa in publlo llfe who oeed preaa
cllpplngs and don't know lt. It mlght
ln* well for them to look up thla man
Bui-rolle, who la sald to bo so well
kn,ovyn that a, lutter slmply audreaajtl
"Burrelle, New York.'1 wlll reach blm
^vlth no delay, I . i
and that Sunday nlght the doors would
hc open at 7:30 o'clock. Servlces also
wlll bo held at Lelgh Street Baptlst
and Christ I-plscopal Churches to ac-,
commodate thosu who may be unable
tli securc seats at Unlon Statlon. Dr.
Toy wlll also speak to Mr. Bates's
Blblo class at U:15 o'clock S'unday
morning, and then wlll speak to tho
men's Bible class at Christ Church.
ON ITS 01GNITY
(Continued From First Page.)
portions of the messago do conalltuto
a brcach of the prlvileges of thls
House, and that therofore, following tho
preuedent set ln slmllar cases, tho
House should decline to conslder them.
'Wlth tho'morlts of the question wlth
referenee to the use of the secret aer
vlce men thls commltteo has nothlng
to do. Wo fully recognlzo the rlght of
tho Prosldent to expross his disapprov
u.l of leglalatlon adopted by tho Con?
gress, to polnt out lts defects and to
ask that they bo remedicd. The.ques?
tion wlll doubtlcss be constdercd by
Congress aiid sueli actlon taken aa may
seem to bo in tho publlc interest.
"But your committee has to conslder
the crlticlsms mado by the President
upon tho motlves of Congress in its
actlon last sesslon, to conslder hls sug
gestlons as to future l.glslutton, und
to report whether Congress, with prop
er self-respect, can receivo them. It
is stated ln tho mcKsage that tho
'chlef argument in favor of the pro
vision was that tho Congressmun dld
not themselves wlsh to be Investigated
by secret sorvlce mon,' and this ls rc
peated ln the additionul mossage. If
thls was the chiof argument, lt must
have been by thls argument that the
majority of members were led to votu
in favor of the ol'funding provlslon.
Your committee is unable to share in
thls belief. In the arguments of the
House tho gentleman from Kentucky,
speaklng in favor of the amendment,
asked lf lt was Inteudcd that Jf a
members of Cougress was gullty of un
becomlng conduct the department
would be warranted ln Investlgatlng
his conduct by secret service meii. And
the gentleman from New York, oppos?
lng the amondment, stated thut we all
know, as lawyers, tliat we wero noi.
fr'edoral ofHcers; that we were compo
nent members of the government, and
there was no ono over us. Thon the
gentleman Xrom Kentucky sald, not
wlthstandlng the vlews ot thu gentle?
man from New York, thu prlvato con?
duct of a member of Congress had once
been Investigated by secret service
men, but the gentleman from New
York denicd oven this ono arid solltury
lnstanc., and stated tlio investigation
in the caso cited had not been made by
a member of tlie secret scrvice, but by
a pollce oflicor of Washlngton,
"Wo do not thlnk that even th'o mofct
tlmorous of Congressmen could huvo
been lnduced by. theso arguments to
voto iu favor of tho amendment from
fear that lf he voted 'no' the secret
servieo mlght ferret out hls secret slns.
"Nor does it seem that statement..
mado in 1904, even by a newspaper
reporter, aro convincing evldence o?
the motive which actuated Congress?
men in their votes in 190S. The stnte
monts made ln newspapors are soine
tlmes quustloncd even ut tho White
IIiin Uut Ouc Mennlng.
"The statement contained in the
messaga that the 'chlef argument li)
favor of the provlslon was that the
Congressmen did liot thomsolves wlsh
to be Investigated' pjin have but ono
meanlng. It means that a Congress
man who manlfesta an unwUllngness io
have hls own conduct Investigated by
socret service men, or by any other
men, must surely be ln fear of tho
law. If lt was belloved that a ma?
jority of thls body wero In. fear .that
thelr acts mlght be Investigated and
thoir crimes dlscovercd, the respect of
the people, whlch lt ls Important for
tho ropubllo that Congress should pos
sess, would be lmpalred, lf not de
"It ls dangerous to the republlo. that
a largo portlon of our people should
have their confldonoe shaken ln tho
judges who lnterpret tho law; lt is
equally dangerous that thoir confldcnco
should be lmpalred ln thoso who enact
the laws, and lt ls for thls reason thnt
the duty devolves upon tho law-makers
not' to allow tho lntogrlty of thelr
inotlvps to bo Hghtl'y questlonod.
"We may bo sure that no leglslatlvo
body wlll hc respectod by the people'.
unloss lt respects Itself. We aro jeal
ous of tho honor of tho nation: we
should be equally Jealous of the honor
of our Instltutlons.
"Dcuhtles. ln tho Congre?is nre pome
tlmes found unflt nnd dlshonost men,
but I bellQvo tha'. wlth few excepllons
the body ls colnposed nt men ot in
tegrr.y whoso'voto ls ilstermincd, not
by fear of the 'po.llcs, but by itu bfn
est regurd for th* publlo sarvioo, If
tho timo should ovo" .omtj whon a mn
jovitv of tho chosen representatlves <if
thn /.rnorlcun people wore s..- unflt for
their trust, that lh'-ir votes wero con
trolled by a crnven foar of the detcc
tl'.in of thelr crimes, ihcVi rtirely .ht
republlo wlll have come upon evll at.d
the falluro of popular g6vornmont will
lleNiuiiiNlble to tlie Peoplo.
"The people of thls country havs
sent thelr representatlves to tha Con
gre.fs. Many of them havo tor long
years hoon re-eleotetl at tho polls or
hy Leglslatures. I do not bellevo that
popular govornment?nd un'.versnl suf
frage aro sueh lamentable fallurps
that dlshoneat, cowardly or unfi't. mon
aro chosen to coptlnuo in offlce. In
thls matter wo stand not only for our
selv?H but for those Who sont us here.
Tho Imponchmont of those who nre
ch.oBon ls tho lmpeachnient oi) thoso
"Tho President says that no ono holds
the dignlty of the Congress of thp
ynlted Stutos ln hlgher regrird than ht?
does. lt would, therofore, bo (l thlng
to be doplored lf. as a rosqit of any
unfortunttto lqadvortonue of langungo,
any unlownrd comb'lnallon of word..,
exprossloim should reuiuln in hls mes?
sago which mlght ho interpretcd b.v
Jlie peoplo as lessanlng the dlgnity an'd
thoroby wcakonlpg tho authorlty of tha
"It ls sald in tho niousttgo that orlm.
Inals should bo proseculod, if found In
tho leglslatlvo branch of tho govern?
ment, and wlth thle wa wholly ugroe.
But tho Prosldent add_: 'If thu. Is
not conaldered dealrable, n, spoclal ox
pepUou could b? mado lu tho law pro
hlbltlng the uso of secrot Bervloe. Offl?
cers |n Investlgatlng mombera of Con
tivona.'' ln other words, lt ts suggost
ed that wo ptias a law whlch wlll fa
cllltnto tho oxposure of other criml?
nals. hii- wlll proteot oursolvoH. If
a majority of the Congress stand ln
favor ot tho oxposure ot thelr own
mlsdo'cds, thoy would ho rontly to voto
for suqh a law; but such is not the
caso, nnd against It wo must prutout.
If Congross llHtons tamoly and tlmldly
to rolleutlons upon tho character of Its
iiioiiihci.i nnd Its/ honoftty of puriiose,
It wlll desorvo, fcnd It wlll .curtnlnly
recelve, tho conlompl of tho publlc.
We feel that tho stiggentlonB ln thu
Presldent's messugu tho Congross
should roluso meokly to. rocelvo and
mlldly to conslder.
..trtiggle of iroro-Utliern.
"Durlng long centurlos our Engllsh
sponklng nnccsstora strugled and hlod
that a rcproaontatlvo government
mlght bo cnlabllshed utnotig EnglUh
pooplc. Our Revolutlonary ' forctuth
or?, moro than a ccntury ago, strug
glod and hlod that our governmont
iihould be a ropresotntutlve govern?
ment; that tho laws of tho Amurlcan
peoplo should be passed by tho roprc
sontatlvc. chosen hy tho Amorlcan
pejiple. Tho Congross of tho Unlted
.St/ltes to-day existsas a rosult of cun
luries of strtiggiu for popular gov?
ornment. ' Lot overy man who ls -a
momber of It voto on thls quostlon In
tho manner whlch sooma to hlm most
worthy |0f tho tradltlons of whlch wo
ure helrs, of thu lnHtltutlons of whlch
wo aro tho proteetors, and of the peo?
plo of whom wo aro thu reRresenta
As wns tho case when he flrst spoko
on tho question beforo the holidays,
Mr. Perklns was frequently lnterruptod
MJpon tho coticluslon of hls rcmarks
he submltted the commltteo's report,
which, after quotlng from tho Presi?
dent's message, was as follows:
"Undcrstandliig thls language to be
a rollection on tho integrity of ita
membership, and awaru of its own
constltutlonal duty as to lts member?
ship, tho Houso, ln respoclful terms,
called on the Prosldent for any in
lormation that would Justlfy tho lan?
guage of the mossugu or asslst It Iu
lts constltutlonal duty to purge Itself
''Tho President ln hls message of
January 4th d-nios that the purugraph
ol' the annual messngo casts reflectloiis
ou tho integ.lty of tho House; attrlh
utes lo tho Houso 'an entire fullure
to understand my message'; declares
thnt he has mude no charge of corrup
tlon against any rn'eiuber of thls House,
ui.d by lmpllcatlori states thnt ho hus
no proof of corruptlon on tho part of
any momber of thls House.
"Whether tha House Ita lts resolu?
tlon of December 17. 1908, correctly
Intcrprolod tho mean ing of the words
used hy thu President ln his annual
message or whether It mlsunderstood
that languugo as the President implles
wlll be judged now nnd ln tho futurc
accordlng to the uccepted Interpretn
tlons of tho English language. Thls
llou.te, charged only wlth its respon
slbllity to the people of the Unltod
States and Its obllgatlons to transmlt
unlmpalred to the future tho represon
tntlve Instltutlons Inherltod from tho
past and to presorve Its own dlgnity,
must Inslst on lts own capacltv to
understand the lmport of tho Presl?
dent's language. We conslder the lan?
guage of tho President in his messago
of December 8, 1908, unjustlfied nnd
wlthout basls of f^ct, and thnt it con
stltute. a breach of the privllege's of
the HouBC. Therefore1, he lt
"Resolved, That the House, in the
cxercUe of Its constllutlon prcroga
tlves, decllnes to conslder any com?
munlcation from nny source whlch ls
r.ot In lts own judgment resnoctful. Be
"Resolved, Thnt tho special commlt?
teo nnd tho committee of the whole
House on tho state of the Unlon be
discharged frorn any conslderatlon of
so much of the President's annual mes?
sage as rclates to the secret service
nnd Is above set fnrth. and that tho
rnld poVtlon of the mc*s?T? he lald on
thn tnhlo; nnd. hc It further
"Resolved, Tliat the meaaage of the
President sent to tho House on Jan?
uary 4. 1909, belnar unresponslve to the
inquiry of the House, and conslltutimr
f>i inv.islon of th.". nrivileges of this
Houso by quostlonlnc the motive.. and
Intelllfrenco of members In tlie exer
cIfo of thelr eonstltutlnnal rlerhts nnd
fttnctloiiH. he lald on the table."
For Italian Sufferers.
ln addltlon to tbo Rubscrlptlona prevlous,
ly tinnouncod by l_le\itcnaiil-Guvernor Elly?
son. the following suros have been reclvcd
by hlm for tlie Itailan sufforer..:
rtlvervlew presbyterlan Cliureh.J 10 00
MI1J Crcelc ri.ptlst Church. .. 85
Alrs. Julla K. Klani. 1 OU
Sccttsvllle Baptlat Church. 15 00
Itnmpton Eroebyt.rlnn Sunday School, 5 00
Chlldren of the Virginia Paspenger
an_ Power Company's Y. M. C. A.. - 00
In addltlon to tho abovo, he has also
recelved throujth Mr. James N.
Boyd tho following!
V. Vnnghan-I.loyd. 5 00
Dr. Stuurt McLean. 5 00
Mcster Thomiisson. 'iu
.Tr.reea N. Boyd. .0 00
Scffolk ChrlBtliin /riiurch. 40 00
Fred 8. Vnlentlne. 25 00
Tlir_u.li Colonel J. Ii. 1'urcell he re?
celved tho followlnif suhscrlptlons:
R. H. Lindsay. 10 00
W. F. Gray. 10 00
Aicher ? Arideraon. 25 0.1
Cash.?? 25 00
Joseph 11. Anderson....,. 20 00
Johr B. I'urccll. 10 00
J. B. Carpe'nter. 10 00
TWO BOl'S uaow.viau.
Cuugiit lu Storm, mul Their Sloop la
[Special tp The Tlmcs-Di-patch.]
HAMPTON. VA, January 8-?Robert
Richardaon and Earl Rlchardson,
brothors, flfteen and thlrteen yeajrs old,
were drowned, whilo Captaln Charles
Wndsny and Flrst Mato Marion Rlch?
ardson narrowly cscaped a ? like fato
ln the capslzlng of' the blg sloop EUr
gene Ely in Back River Oreek Thurs?
day nlght. The sloop was .bound from
Old ,Point to Yorktown, nnd wns
Boreenwl: Virginia?Purtly cloudy
Saturday aml Sunday, wlt u pruluilily
ruln hy Su"day nfteruoou or ulgbtl
rlMlng temperaturo! moilertite uorttt
atiHt, uhlftijig to eaat /wlnds.
North Cnrdllun?Pnrtly eloudy Salur
diiy nud Sundnyj alowly rlslng temper
hturej inodc'rntc northeast .rluda, be
S A. M, temperaturo. 21
Wlnd, dlrectlon. N.
Wind, volooity.,..? 13
1- noon temporaturo. 11-1
3 P. M. tomperaturo.;. 26
Maximum temperature up to 5 P. M. 27
Minlmum temperaturo up to 5 P. M. 20
Moan tomporaturo. 24
Normal.temperature . 38
Def Icloncy lu temperature yesterday 14
Accum. excoss ln temperature sinco
January lst. 20
Accum. deflolonoy ln rainfaii"slnce
January lst .0.15
CONDITIONS IX IMPORTANT CU'IHS.
(At 8 P. M., Eastern Standurd Tlmo.)
Place. Thev, H, T, ' Weather
Aiyhovllle . 34 38 Cloudy
Augusta. 34 30 Cloudy -
Atlanta. 3g 38 Cloudy
Buffalo '.. 24 28 Olear
Chloago.2<i 20 Olear
Clncinnatl. 30 . 30 Cloudy
Detrolt . 22 28 Olear
Hattoras. II! 18 Cloudy
Jacksonvllle .... 46 ,00 Raln
Knnsa. City. 2$ 32 Cloudy
Now Orloans. no fi'l Cloudy
Oklahoma City... 40 10 Rajn
Pittsburg .36 311 Cloudy
Rulolgh.30 32 Cloudy
Norfolk .32 ;i_ Clpudy ?
Tampa. SO 68 Oloudy
v _,sh)ngton .... 24 26 Ruln
Wilmington ..... 36 38 ' Cloar
YreUuwstone ..,. ?_6 38 Raln
January 0, loou,
Hun rises.7:26 HIOH TIDE.
Sun sets.5:09 Morning.... ,,6;53
Moon rlses,, .8:38 < Evening., *. ,,J;ov
s_______sss_-ssg-__-_-_-__a.?? i . a
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Cutlery, Etc, for Those
EVERY rcquisite of the properly appointed table is ahown
at thia store in greatest variety of new and distinctivc de
signs and patterns. *
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Services, Sterling Silver and Platedware, Pearl and Ivory-Handled
Cutlery, Handsome Carving Sets, etc.
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the recognized pointa of intereat.
DULIN & MARTIN CO.,
1215 F Street and \\t t ? . r\ /i
1214.13 g. street, n. w. , Washington, D. L.
MINCE PIE TIME
FRUIT CAKE SEASON
We make oui-b from tho best, tho freshet and tho purest lngredlonts.
Send ln your order lu mlvnncc.
Our Froaen Dnlntlca, Cakes, ,Charlotte Russe, Cream Puffa and Pastrles
arq marvels of excollence.
I otveat prlcea pon-llile (or flrat-clnaa (rooda.
Prorapt servlce Coterlng Is our apeclalty.
RUDO^H MOESTA CO. (Inc),
Successor to H_ W. Moeata.
117 East Main Street. Telephone 287
caught lu tho storm that has beon
passin? along tna coast. Rlchurdson
und hls brotiier had beon hore-to vlslt
triends, und wure rcturnlng to thilr
homo lu Crab Noclt, Vork county.
When thu sloop oapslzud at 7 o'ctoclf
lhuihday evening thov two boys woro
taken ln thu arms of Cnptulu Lliidsuy
aiid Mr. Klchurdson, who ls au unolo
of tho drowned youthd. Tho men Jfeld
tlie _tru_rg-!ltiK boys for several hours.
L>ut ilnally becanie exhuusted, and tlio
boys wero waehed out to sea.- Marion.
Hicharduon and Captaln Lindsay neld
on to the wrockage of the sloop, and
wero later washed ashore lu_t above
Htickroe Boach. The men thon camo
hero, and left thls morning for Crab
Neck to convey the sad tidings of iho
ilrownlng of the Ilichardson boys to
thelr parents. The sloop ls a. total
INVOI.VES VAI,UAB.,I_ WM).
Homes Along Ito.-M. u itoiid Mk.Iy to
I.OMC Kront Y?r?l_,
[Spoclal to Tho TImea-Dlspatch.J
ALKXANDRIA, VA., January 8.?lt
is understood that Special Commisslon.
er Howard W. Smlth wlll at an early
date begin taklng testlmony ln tho
caBo of the Unlted States against The
odore Johnson. Ten daya' notlco wlll
be glven all partles interested before
testlmony Is taken. A report will be
made at the July term of the Unlted
States Court for tho Unstern Dlstrlct
of Virginia, whlch wlll convene ln thls
city. Tho ault was brought by tho
government to assert lts rlght to a
st?lp of land twenty feet wlde along
tlie eastern slde of the milltary road
leading to Rosslyn. *
Johnson Is one of tho purchasers of
lund belonglng to tho Draln estate,
from whom tho governmont bought
one-half of tho rond In 1902. Thls es?
tate and lts assigns assert that they
voia tho government only a twenty
foot strlp of land along' tho roadbed
of tha-t thoroughfare, and not- tho ad?
dltlonal twenty feet the government.
It ls asserted that should tho gov?
ernment prevuil ln lts suit, flfty-three
lots in tho subdiviuioh known as Mount
Radnor Heights, Alexandrla county,
would be partlally rutned, and many
hosics on the road would ho mlnus
their front yards. The contention ls
sald to Involve property valued nt from
$_r,,0u0 to $30,000. The defondant ls
ropresonted by Attorneys Jnmeg E.
Clcments and L. I_ Lewis. Tho Unlted
States District Attorney reprcsents the
Court nt Auielln.
[Special to Tha Tlmcs-DL.patcli,)
AMI.LIA, VA., January 8.?The ad
Journud term of the Clrcuit Court, prc
slded over by Judge Walter A. Watson.
whlch began hero on January 2d, ls
stlll In sesalcffi, hut wlll adjourn to
morrow. There was oiilv one crlmlnal
case, that against Clevoland Gordon, a
young negro ot Jetersville, for at
tempted crlmlnal assault. Thls case
resulted ln a hung Jury.
A case 'of conslderablo lmportance,
Involvlng tho title to tho Mlll Quarter
estate, a place of about 3,000 acros, ln
the eastern part of thls county, which
had been sold'by Mr. East to Mr. Hyde,
of Maryland. wns heard. Mr. Hyde,
repreaented by Judge W. H. llnnn and
T. f. J3pes, of Nottoway, brought suit
to set aside the contract and the prlco
of $15,000. The Judgment of the court
was to sot aside tho contract and-or?
der the refundlng ot $2,500 purohaso
money that Uad been paid to Mr. East.
Mossrs. R. cj. Southall and Qulck, coun?
sel for Mr. East, wll| tako an appeal
to the Court of Appeals.
-. j i? - -I?... ..I
New iVwtrac.ora I-Iectcil.
[Special.to The Tlmes-Dlspatch. 1
HARRISONBURC...VA.. January 8.?
The trustees of tho Stato Normal and
Industrial School for Women adjourned
tlils aftornoon aftur letting contracts
for tho heatlng, Hghti.ni. and plumb
Ing, amountlng to $10,000 in all, and
tho olection Qf John Walter Wayland,
of tho University of Virginia, to the
chalr of hlstory. and C. J. Heatw.ole,
now dean of. Florida State Collego for
Women, to tho. chalr of educatlon.
Othor Instructors wore provlslonally
elected, but thelr names aro not glven.
IIn? Not Yet ?cclrted.
[Spoclal to Tho Times-DUpatch,] .
NORFOLK. VA., Janunry S.?\Vhon
seen to-day ln Norfolk ln roferon'co to
tho caso of Benjamln P. Gilbert, un?
dor sontonce for the murdor oi Mlss
Amanda Morse, Governor Swanson sald
that ho only ilnishcd readlng tho evl?
dence. ln the caso last nlght, and that
thoro woro othor phases ot tho caso
that ho doslred to conslder, boforo" ren
derlng a decision. Ho furthor sald
that prlnted lntlmatlons _s to what
would ho hts doclslon were unaiithor
ized, and that us yet ho was undcclded
detlnltely as to wltat courso to pursue,
Ho oxpects to bo ready t'o announce hls
doclslon withln tho next four or fivo
days at the outsldo.
- LYNCHBUKG, VA., January S.?S. A.
Wrlght, manufacturor of sashes, doors
and blinds and oporator of u planlng
mlll hore, asslgned thia aftornoon to
H. Q. Hamner, trustee, for tho beneflt
of mimorous crodlfors. Th? Uablll-los
aro schOduled atv $44,004, and tho assets,
whloh consist of plant, eu.uljpn.en.; Htook
and realty, aro schedtucd at $34,091.
The asslgnmont le duo prlnolpally to
the Ulnefca of tho aSBjgnop. '
Mra. Arcnn C. Fouuitiln.
Mrs. Arcim C, Fouiitaln, wldow of
.1. J. Fouutatn, d|ed Thursday at th.
residenco of her slstor, ajrs. G. W;
Johnston, No. 32H AslUtuul Stroet, at
7:00 P, M, Sho ,was ln tho tjaventloth
year of hor ago. The funeral wlll tako
place to-day at 3:30 P. M, ln l)or fqr
to cumu acouun onj_ mv ~
Take LAXATIVR BROMO Quln|no Tab?
lets, Drugglsts refund money lf it
fallH to oure. VI, W. GROVE'S slgna
turo is on each box, ._..
mer home at Battloboro, N. C, where
the body was shlpped.
Mr. willliuii Mjer.
Mr. Wllllam Myor dled last nlght
at hls residenctv No. 605 Weat Clay
Street. Tho funeral arrangements
have not boen made.
Mra. Mury lloop.
[Spoclal to Tlio Tlme?-Dl?p_tch.l
ClIUI.STlAN.SBURa, VA., Januarv ..
?Mrs. Mnty Roop dled at her rosl?
dence, near Rlner, ln Montgomery
county, yesterday, after au fllneas of
soveral montliH, aged 100 years ind
six days, belntr the oldest person in
thls county. She waw born withln a
fqw miles of RIncr on the ilrst day of
January, 1800. She was a remarkable
woman, havlng nover suffcred any III
nesa of oonaoquenco untll n short time
ago, and was cloar In mlnd.and meni
ory untll a few days before her death.
Her husband. the late Joseph Roop.
dled ln 1870. nnd sho contlnuod to llvo
at tho'old HomeBtond untll her dcath.
rcfuslng to leave to llvo wlth any of
her chlldren. nllhough often urged t<>
do so. She leaves threo sons and three
daughtcrs Uvlng, three cf her chlldren
having dled. the oldest Uvlng chlld
now bnlng neariy clghty years olil.
Shc also leaves ovor 100 descendaiits,
embracliiK six gcncratioriS. R. I. Roop.
of thls place Is one of lier grand.ons.
Tho burial took placo to-day at the
famlly buryliiK ground. near her home.
[Special to The Tlme.-Di.pateh.}
CHARLOTTESVILLB, VA.. Januarv
8.?Whlle walklng along Eaat Joffei -
son Street. Just ln front of the Flr?t
Baptlst Church. lost nlght, Mr. John
Harbottle, a ivcll-known merchant. ex?
pired guddenly. Death was due to ap
oplexy. Mr. Harbottle had been ln hls
usual good health durlng the day, and
was at work on hls books untll 7
o'clock lnst ovenlng. The funeral wlll
tako placo at 3 P M. lo-morrow from
the Flrst Methodlst Church, the ser?
vieo to be conducted by tho Rev. Dr.
H. ,E. Johnson.
Mr. Harbottle was horn in Northum
borland county, England. In 184'-'. and
camo to Virginia In 1SU2. lucating on
what Is known as the "Plney Grove"
farrn, about llve miles south of Char?
lottosvllle. Ho engaged In agrlcultu
ral pursults untll about seveu years
ago, whon he opened up a business in
thls city. He was precodod to tho
grnvo by hls wlfe, who dled ln October,
1900. Ho ls survlved hy llve chlldren?
three sons and two daughters.
Mra. Ellii Chlllon.
[Special to Tho Tlmc_-Dl.patcli,l
WARSAW, VA., Januaiv S.?Mrs. Ella
Chilton, wlfe of R. H. Chllton, Sr., ot
Ottoman, l.ancnster county, dled ut her
homo last nlght, aged 3lxty-four year.-,
after being in decllning health for
the past rhree montiis. Her husbano",
two sons?It. IT. Chllton, Jr., and W. C.
Chllton?and four daughtcrs?Mrs. J.
Mannlng Dunnaway, Mrs. R. L Fiek
lin, Mrs. E. W. Ciresham and Mrs.
George-.V. Greshatn?survlve her.
Clmrl... 'IV lluated.
[Special toThe Tlracs-Dlspatch.J
ALEXANDUIA, VA., January 8.~
Charles T. Husted, thlrty-sjx years oiri,
diod this morning at hls home, 140l>
Duke Street. The deceased was a
brlcklayer by occupatlon, and camo
hore several years ago from New Jer
sey. Ho was born ln Salem, N. J. Hls
wlfo and several chlldren survlve. The
body wlll be sent to Brldgeton, N. J.,
for burial. No arrangements have yet
boen made for tho funeral.
ThoiniiN II. Sprlnt.S
[Special to The Tlmea-DUpatch,]
WIN'CHESTER. VA.. January 8.?
lhomiis H. Spript, a wojl-known mer?
chant, diod hore to-day, after a Ungci-'
Ing illness, of Brlght's dlseaso, agod
?/,.V"tW0" >'onra- He was a natlvo of
aiuiwood, Clarko county, and a son of
John W. Hprlnt. His wldow, Mrs.
Mumle Humstono Sprlnt, four sons and
ono daughter survlve.
C.. M. Iirlttou.
[Special to Tho Tlnies-Dlsoatch.1
BEHRI'VILUE,' VA? January S.-tO.
M. Brttton, aged seventy yoars, dled
at hishome in Bcrryvlllo last ovenlng
of pncumonla.. Ha was a nallve of
Augusta county, and belonged to tho
Slonewnll Brigade durlng the Clvli
War, and had a brilliant record. He
is survlved by his wldow and ono son,
J. M. Britton. of' Willlamsport, Pa.
? [Special to The Tlmen-Dlspatch..
HAMPTON, VA;, January S.?Newt
.was .recelved har8;to-niglit of lh? death
in tho .WlUJainsburg Asylum of .lulius
Landsburg, .formerly ono of tho best
knowii and weaUhlest merchants iu
Hampton. Ho was sent to the asylum
fifteen years ago. Ho was 'slxty-sl..
. l_llju.li Moore.
, | Special to Tlio Timos-Dlsoi:cli J
HAMPTON, VA? Januarv S,?Elilali
Moore, twenty. years old, dled in tho
hospital ut is'ort Monroo to-day. IIls
romalns woro forwardeif to Kinston,
N. C. for biu-inl. Moore was until
two days ago an artllleryman ln tho
Unlted States Army. ,
DOBSON.?Diod, Thursday, January 7,
1909, at 10:10 P. M? at tho rosldence
of hls mother, Mrs. Susun Dobson.
909.North Thlrd Streot, Mr. CLIU'TON
Funeral wlll tako. placo. at tlio
above rosldonoo TH.tJ (Salurduy)
MORNING, January 9th, at II o'olook.
. Frlends and jrol&flvqs resuoutfully In?
vited to attend, No flowors,
McDO WELL.?Dled suddouly, .lammrv
?7th", at; hls rosldonoo, 1007 Short Ba?
ker Street, J. H. MoDOWELL, ln tho
flfty-njntlv year of hls ago. llo
loaves a devoted wlfe and four eltll-'
diy?n to mourn thefr loss?Alrs, W. T.
Tlguor. Mre. M. J. .Crldllii nnd W. T.
McPoweU, of Rlohmbiid, and H, C.
AIcDawell, of Mlndoit, W. Va,
Funeral SUNDAV at a P. M. from
hls lato rosldbnc*. Frlonds nnc] ao
tiualntancos Invited tu attend. Inter?
ment In Oakwood...
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West day, at 12:05 last nlght, Mr.
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