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y' -:T,. V.v 1 'if VOJLTJMG* FOR 1I0IE ON AFTER ALL NIGHT SESSION SEN ATE AGREED AT 4 O'CLOCK TO TAKE ROLL CALL ON MEASURE SATURDAY MORNING. STONE PROVED TO BE POOR GENERAL DEMOCRATIC SENATOR TAKEN FROM FLOOR DURING FILIBUS TER BY INVOKING RULE AP PROPRIATIONS TAKEN UP. Washington, D. C., March 3.—Order out of chaos was brought at 3:05 o'clock this morning when the senate ist after listening to many hours of fi»i bustering, reached an agreement that at 8:30 o'clock Saturday morning a vote will be taken on the bill to create a permanent tariff board. It yas like snatching a brand frOm the burning when friends of the measure ac ccmplished that result. What has been supposed to be the death knell for this measure had been sounded several hours before. The senate at 4 o'clock adojurned until 10 o'clock. Unfamiliarity with the rules of the 1 senate on the part of men who were engineering the obstructive tactics, was responsiole for the crumbling of the opposition. Senator Stone, con fident of his ability to hold the floor for the nigh£, had permitted the cot jv erie of long distance talkers, who were to spell him today, to go to their +4* homes. Learning that fact, Senator v-. Breveridge invoked "rule nineteen" to ^.take Senator Stone from the floor. Un jder .this rule no senator "stolll flpe&k 4 more than twice upon any one subject in debate on the same day without leave of the senate." t,' A? Senator Stone Outgeneraled. Senator Stone had spoken early in jthe day on the tariff board bill. He spoke again at the night session, During his latter speech he moved to r'i ..'proceed with- the sundry civil bill, feSf^which motion under the riiles of the v, senate, had the effect of taking'him v' from the floor pending the disposition of that motion. The motion was de feated and at once upon his attempt ing to resume his speech, Senator "'j-'.lt Beveridge made the point of order that Mr. Stone already had spoken twice. Vice-President Sherman was inclined not to provoke Stone and at once asked Mr. Stone if he had spoken twice. Mr. 'Stone declared he had not remember- Thereupon the vice-president Vi.*i$£caUed upon the official stenographer and it was found that the notes verl fled Mr. Beveridge's point. Mr. Sher man sustained. the point of order, which deprived Mr. Stone of the floor was jnst 2 o'clock when Mr. Stone was compelled to take his seat. Sen ator Overman essayed to ell his shoes but was not equipped for a long speech -.and an hour later the agreement was made fixing the time for a vote. At the request of several senators, the agreement included the taking up of the naval appropriation bill, but "-after that had been up for little less than one hour, Mr. Stone forced an ad journment. He made a point of no quo rum and as so many senators had gone home after getting the tariff board bill out of the way, it was impossible to ., muster enough senators to remain in session. it in N S Considerable bitterness was exhibit 1 ed among the senators when Mr. Stone was taken from the floor. The Missouri senator himself protested loudly that .*' the record of hiB previous speeches should be read so that the senate might judge whether he had exhausted his right under the rules to speak on the tariff board bill. /-i- The vice president declined to read y' "& these speeches and called Mr. Stone to order when he declared the ruling of .the chair to be arbitrary and unjust. -:?Vn "Mr. Stone, repeating the charge, then sat down. Senator Overman protested v: against the word of the stenographer being taken against the word of a sen :.,y .ator. Mr. Sherman said that the word 'j' fVof the senator had not been given, that when called upon to sav whether he had spoken twice that day, the sena tor had declared he could not recall having done so. Mr. Sherman said his '••'X Continued on Pase 8.) BROWN PLANS MEETIING VNew York Central Head Arranges for Conference With Commerce Commission. Washington, D. C.. March 3.—The recent freight decisions of the inter Estate commerce commission will be ^the subject of a conference here Mon .''•'•5 day between the eastern railroad 'presidents apd the members of the oom v: mission. President W. C. Brown of 'the New York Central, arranged by V. rtelenhona wltt Comm ttramm Committee Named To Meet Lorimer When He Returns Chicago, March 3.—When Senator Lorimer arrives here Sunday morning he will be met •fr by a reception committee in 4» automobiles and escorted to his 4* home. This was determined upon today at a meeting of the senator's friends, at which a committee on arrangements was named, among the com mitteemen being Edward J. Hines, the lumber man J. Og den Armour and H. P. Swift, the meat packers William H. i» Thompson and others. ALL MONEY LEFT TO HIS SLAYER WILL OF CLAUS MENTER, KILLED AT DAVENPORT, SHOWS STEP SON WAS FAVORED. Davenport, March 3.—The will- of Claus Menter, who on Monday was shot and killed byv his stepson, Ru dolph Brandenburg, was filed for pro bate today, and by the terms, all the property, after his wife's death, is left to Brandenburg. One of his own daugh ters is cut off with $5 and his own son is cut out of inheritance altogether. Brandenburg claims he committed the deed in self defense after a quar rel he had with his stepfather over al leged abuses which the latter had in flicted on Mrs. Menter. He was bound over to the grand Jury this morning on a charge of murder in the first degree and without privilege of bail. He waived preliminary examination. ELECTRIC COMPANY ISSUED Government Begins Action Following Conference Bewteen Kenyon and •.* .'-f1, Day. Clev^anft^.: March 3,—Following a consultation between Judse W. S_ Kenyon, assistant United States at torney general, and United States Dis trict Attorney W. L. Day here today, Attorney Day, representing the govern ment filed suit against the general electric company of Schenectday, N. Y., and others, alleging an unlawful combination and a conspiracy in re straint Of trade. The specific charge is that the Na tional Electric Lamp company was promoted by the defendants for the purpose of monopolizing the trade in carbon films and electric incandescents. The petition alleges that the National Electric Lamp company controls 97 per cent of that business. The National Electric Lamp com pany is incorporated under the laws of New Jersey and has its head quarters In Cleveland. BIG GIFT FROM MRS. REID. Wife of American Ambassador Great Britian Gives $60,000 to Hospital. li'%$ &WWF,? to San Francisco, March 3,—Mrs. Wliitelaw Reid. wife of the American ambassador to Great Britian made her annual gift of $60,000 to the Red Cross guild hospital which she established here as a memorial to her parents Mr. and Mrs. O. Mills. The money Is to be used in' the construction of addi tions to the hospital buildings. NO RATE RAISE FOR MAGAZINES SENATE COMMITTEE FORCED TO DROP PLAN OF INCREASING POSTAGE. Washington, March 3.—The propos ed increase of magazine postage is dead for this session. Chairman Pen rose of the senate committee of post offices and post roads announced on the senate floor today that in view of the certainty that the debate on the subject would obstruct other legisla tion and be futile anyway, he would ask the senate tp agree to abandon the proposition. 1 Mr. Penrose said he would present a substitute amendment providing for a commission to investigate the sub ject. Mr. Cummins announced that if the proposition were not withdrawn he would undertake to "talk it to death. Lawrence, Kan., March 3.—Of more than a thousand students enrolled in the college at the University of Kansas 486 have failed, according to announce ment by the faculty. Of this number 486 OUT OF1,000FAIL INi KANSAS UNIVERSITY :sv TO DEATH IN HORRIFYING 8CENE ENACTED WHEN MISSIONARIES ATTEMPT TO FEED STARVING CHINESE SITUATION UNUSUALLY GRAVE. Hankrow, china, March 3.—Twenty one persons were trampled to death at Sha-Hing, Hupeh province today when a horde of starving Chinese fought for the food which missionaries were attempting to distribute. A great many others were injured. Today a considerable amount of food stuff w^s received by the missionaries, who immediately planned a systematic distribution. The work was hardly be gun when thousands of desperate men, women and children who had learned that there was a chance of their hunger being half satisfied, swooped down upon the supply depot. A riot followed. Each fought for himself and the weaker went down and were ruthlessly trampled. The fighting continued as long as there ap peared to be anything to fight for. The missionaries were helpless. Hupeh province in Central China is the scene of a famine, the number of victims of which is so great that the authorities do not attempt an esti mate of the thousands that have al ready perished. Dr. Samuel Cochran, an American engaged in the work of relief, has written to Pekin saying that 1,000,000 persons will die before the next crop is harvested. The pro vince has a population of 33,000,000. Bands of famished ones roam about preying upon others fortunate enough to have any substance. Sha-Hine is in the center of Hupeh and 120 miles west of Hankow and has a population of about 60,,000. AJP .P Army Transport Being Loaded at Se attle With Provisions for the Chinese. Seattle, Wash:, March 3.—The work of loading the United States army transport Bufort with provision^ for the -famine-stricken sections in North China is progressing rapidly and it is expected the vessel will be ready to sail the last of this month. Five hun dreds barrels of flour were purchased yesterday with the funds in the hands of the local relief committee, and ad ditional orders will be given today. To night a ball in honor of the officers wil be given, at which, it is expected that $3,000 will be raised for the relief fund. The decorations for the ball have been provided by the local Chinese, all of whom will appear in oriental cos tume. CARROLL APPEALS FOR FUNDS. Governor as Iowa President of Red Cross Will Aid Chinese Sufferers. Des Moines March 3.—Governor Car roll as president of the American Red Cross for Iowa today Issued an ajv peal for aid for the starving Chinese. Funds will be turned over to treasurer of State W. W. Morrow. SHOOTS ENEMIES OF GOVERNMENT PRESIDENT ESTRADA TO EXE CUTE FORTY-FIVE PROMI NENT NICARAGUANS. New York, Mai ch 3.—According to cable advices received here from Costa Rico, Dr. Rudolph Espinosa, well known throughout Central America, and forty-four others, are to be shot by the Estrada government of Nicar agua for alleged complicity in the plot against the administration. No. official announcement of the execution has been made, and friends of the con demned man fear that official an nouncement will be delayed until after the executions are accomplished. The United States minister at Costa Rico it is said, has been asked to make his official request of President Estrada for definite information of his inten tions toward the prisoners, and cable grams will be sent to President Taft and Secretary of State Knox, seeking their assistance. 1 Nearly fifty per cent of the students failed to finish part of their work and thirteen per cent did not complete a third of their work. The greater num ber of these are freshmen and will be reinstated. •At "i]"- OTTUltWA. WAPELLO COUNTV, IOWA, SATURDAY, MAItCH 4, 1911 PHILIPPINE Xwoos 1BOIJOJS1H wWS 'r UIIUI1L0ILI COMMITTEE ON INSULAR AFFAIRS HOLDS IN REPORT CHARGES TO CONTRARY ARE UNWARRANTED —MARTIN INSTITUTED PROBE. Washington, D. C., March 3—The ad ministration of lands in the Philippine Islands has been fairly and. honestly conducted, and charges and insinua tions to tne contrary, directed against officers either of the Philippine gov ernment or the government of the United fciates, are unwarranted and unjust—this is the conclusion of the majority of the house committee on Insular Affairs, In Its report of an ex haustive investigation of those mat ters, made public touay by the chair man of the committee, Representative Olmsted, of Pennsylvania. The report expressly exonerates W. Cameron Forbes, governor general Charles H. Sleeper, director of lands Frank W. Carpenter, executive secre tary and Dean C. Worcester, secre tary of the interior of the Philippine government, of any improprieties in the management of i^e Philippine lands, and describes them as "able, earnest, patriotic men, honestly per forming their duties under more or less trying circumstances." The report reviews at length the al leged violations of laws governing the sales of land and the Issuance ot leases, and lays its principal stress up on the intricate legal problem involved in the question of the status of the so called friar lands," which were pur chased by the Philippine government from the religious orders, with funds raised by a bond issue. Radical differ ences of opinion have existed aB to whether these friar lands were gov erned in the matter of sales and leases by the restrictions clearly imposed by the "organic law" of the islands upon transactions- concerning the public or crown-l^ndjLPurchaaed the United ^ates^Overaiaent from the govern ment of Spain. Lawfully Obtain Only 40 Acres. Representative Martin, of Colorado, precipitated the investigation now re ported upon, by various charges made on the floor of the house in the latter part of the session of 1909-10, in which he alleged improper sales and leases of the friar lands, especially to per sons who, he charged desired the land for the benefit of the so-called sugar trust. And so, while the report under takes to refute a number of charges connected with the sale and lease of lands in the islands, it is devoted largely to discussion of a transaction by which one ,E. L. Poole bought 66. 000 of the 400,000 acres of the friar lands. Representative Martin contended that under the "organic law" of 1902, which gave a civil government to the Philippine islands, and which definite ly limited the amount of "public" land that might be sold to individuals and to corporations, Polle could lawfully Continued on Page 8.) FUNERAL OF DEAF MUTE Sermon Will be Preached and Then Translated to Mourners by 8ign Language. Kansas City, Mo., March 3.—A fu neral in sign language is to be -held here this afternoon when the Rev. J. H. Cloud, a deaf mute minister from St. Louis, will preach the service over the body of Charles L. Minor, a deaf mute who died Sunday. Mrs. Minor, who is also unable, to hear or talk, made the arrangements for the benefit of a large number of friends who are similarly affected. As the Rev. Mr. Cloud goes through the service, it will be translated and repeated to those in the audience who can hear, by the Rev. C. C. McGinley, pastor of the First Presbyterian church here. KENTUCKY JAIL BREAK Asbury Splcer, Hargis Clansmanr Held for Murder, Escapes With Three Other Prisoners. Jackson, Ky., March 3.—Asbury Spl cer, a Hargis clansman, led a jail deliv ery here at midnight last night. Three other prisoners escaped with S'picer, whose appeal from a conviction for murder is now pending in the state court. Inmates of the jail were aroused and when they started to shout alarms ^i_j• ff W 1 \vv--:, tor the keeper, Splcer and his three com rades covered the other prisoners with guns. CITY CLERK UNDER A CLOUD Committee Reports Discrepancy of $8,000 in Accounts of Council Bluffs Official. Council Bluffs, March 3.—City Clerk A. W. Casady was last night suspend from office by Mayor Maloney. The auditing committee of the*city council, which had been going over Casady's accounts, reported that there was ft discrepancy between the amount de posited in banKS and the amount shown by the books to be on hand of about $8,000. •'••••.•vs. fW"#. ik :•,?••• Bhould 8enator Perkins Blocks Plan to Re cognize His North Pole Achievement. Washington, March 3.—The last pos sibility that Robert E. Peary would re ceive at this session congressional recognition of his attainment of the north pole vanished today when Sen ator Perkins by a point of order block ed the attempt of Senator Crane to have Peary promoted, providing for it by amendment to the naval appropria tion bill. MAY BECOME AN EDITOR. Rumored That John Mitchell Will Take Charge of Mine Workers' Journal. Indianapolis, Ind., March 3.—That John Mitchell, former president of United Mine Workers of America, who recently resigned from the Civic Fed eration to retain his membership in the miner's organization, is to become editor of the Mine Workers' Journal, is the rumor that Is being circulated at the headquarters in this city. The.resignation of William Scaife, the present editor, is now in the hands of the national executive board, and it is said will take effect March 31. OFFICIAL VOTE IN CHICAGO. Carter Harrison Plurality is 1,595 in Mayoralty Campaign Over Judge Dunne. Chicago, March 3.—Official canvass of votes in eighteen wards at Tues day's primaries was completed last night, giving Carter H. Harrison, democratic nominee for mayor, a gain1 of 39 votes over Edward F. Dunne his ,closest rival. In the eigh teen wards he gained 73 votes over the police returns, while Dunne gain ed 34, making Harrison's plurality 1,595. GOVERNOR'S DAUGHTER SUICIDE Despondency Over Financial Affairs Causes Former Colorado '.SvOvV Woman's Act. ,• Los Angeles, Cal., March 3.—Disap pointed because she had not received $200 loaned to a friend during more prosperous days, Mrs. Josephine Quires, 37 years old, a daughter of David H. Waite, former governor of Colorado, committed suicide last night by inhaling gas. Her body was found by her husband, Constantine Quires, a Mexican. Despondency over financial reverses is believed to have been the cause. Steal Wagon Load of Fura.^. Chicago, March 3.—Burglars usmg a horse and wagon last night removed a stock of furs and tailored suits valued at. $5,000 from the store of Scbulft aoiLSchulz. Extra Session Unless Reciprocity Agreemnet Goes Though Tomorrow 4.4** *4, 4 44 Washington, March 3.—From administration circles today comes the unequivocal statement that an extra session of congress is in evitable unless the senate before noon tomorrow adopts the pend ing bill providing for reciprocity with Canada. This statement was called forth by the circulation of a rumor last night that'the president is to consult with Consul General Jose Foster Just arrived from Ottawa and with a member of the Canadian cab inet regarding the feasibility of, deferring final action upon the re ciprocity agreement until next winter. Representative Clark, speaker-to-be of the next house of representa tives, and Representative Underwood, who will be the democratic chairman of the ways and means committee, were early callers at the white house today to discuss the extra session with President Taft. After the conference they Baid that no date had been fixed. Mr. Clark expressed the opinion that if there was to be an extra, ses sion it be called immediately. Eleven days after congress adjourns tomorrow it probably will be called together in extra session. March 16 was the date given today at the white house as the time which President Taft in all probability would select for the open ing of the extra session. Practically all hope has been abandoned by the administration of getting reciprocity through before con gress adjourns. 4» Republican leaders have conferred with the president upon the ad visability of calling the session as early as possible so that it will not be necessary to sit during the heat of the summer as was the case during the Payne-Aldrlch tariff bill. Chicago, March 3.—"Apple Mary," for forty years a character in the board of .trade, died today. In the out building built after the great fire of 1871, and in the present one, her lime fruit and sandwiches stand reposed snugly just to the left of the entrance. She was a living directory of traders past and living. She sold sandwiches to "Jim" Patten when that speculator was a stripling. "Old Hutch" was al ways "Hutch" to her. "Partridge was always a bear on the flppr," she was wont to observe, "but he always went long'on my apples." She saw the rise of the great Harper "corner," and its collapse with banks and brokerage'houses about it. She called Joseph Lelter "Joe" and was proud that "Joe's" lunch of an orange PEARY NOT PROMOTED "Apple Mary" Board of Trade Character in Chicago^ Dies Suddenly in the days of his ill-fated corner was purchased of her. "Jim" Patten was much given t.o chewing gum when he was on the floor, where smoking is not allowed. The trading floor lacked something today and every one missed "Apple Mary," who with her cheery word for everyhpdy, was not there. Where had been the golden pyramids of oranges and shining apples, were bare tin covered counters. "Apple Mary's" real name was Te resa Cella. Little is known of her an tecedents isave that she was partly of French extraction, and she came from Algiers to Chicago. She left a fortune estimated at $60,000. She left no children. A committee of the board of trade will conduct her 7 COREY TAKES OFFICES Former Head of Steel TrUst Now Next Door to Schwab May Be Partners. New York, March 3.—William Ellis Corey who resigned early In the year as the president of the United StateB Steel company has leased a suit of of fices at 115 Broadway, next door to the building where Charles M. Schwab and the Bethlehem Steel corporation have their offices. it Mr. Schwab has denied that lie con templates an alliance with Mr. Corey, although stories have been current in Wall street for some weeks that Mr. Schwab and Mr. Corey are interested in an alliance of independent steel companies which will constitute a junior steel trust. Mr. Corey will sail on Saturday for a brief vacation in Europe. Mrs. Corey sailed some weeks ago. CONFER ON RATE CASES Secretary of War Dickinson Will Hear Complaints on Panama Competition. New Orleans, La., March 3.—Tele grams were received yesterday by of ficials of the board of trade and the progressive union, from Secretary of War Dickinson, to the effect that a con ference relative to the Panama rail road rate cases would take place in his office next Monday. The board of trade and the progres sive union charge that the Pacific Mall steamship company, through its ar rangements with the Panama railroad, has reduced rates to such a degree as to choke off posible competition an.I that this reduction ie not permanent. It is set forth that the California? At lantic steamship line, a prospective competitor, cannot meet this cut. AUTO MOWS DOWN TROOS Military Transport Dashes Full Speed Through Company of German. Militia. Berlin, March 3.—A military trans port automobile of which the driver had lost control, dashed full speed through a company of infantry last night. Fourteen men were Injured, six of them seriously, including a lieuten ant. The chauffeur was attempting to avoid the colunjn, but in turning out of the road, his machine got away from him. Five Held for Perjury. Chicago, March 3.—Five young women were held to the United States grand jury on a charge of perjury. The action was based on alleged false tes timony in regard to eleomargerlne. One young man accused of complic ity, was also committed. ^'^T—T_TJ^ V" •'T^, -TO TTTit ^SJflp ••:,• ••. JVJ.V ^fe...... ,. ••. .•. v' v-.:'i:^$$lf| DEFEAT ATIEMPT TO BRING UP REUPROCll SENATOR 8TONE 8EEK6 Among those present were Senators Hale ana Stone. They greeted each other pleasantly and engaged in a brief chat before beginning the day's work. Mr. Hale was anxious to begin the consideration of the great sundry civil bill and to this end sought to have the formal reading of yesterday's journal dispensed with. "I object," said the leader of yester .day's filibuster. Mr. Hale appealed to him, apparently In vain. Stone Draws Opposition's Chuckles? After the reading of the sundry civil bill had proceeded about'forty minutes Mr. Stone requested an agreement to consider the Canadian reciprocity bill. Noting the clerk's rapid reading of the sundry civil bill the Missouri senator asked the chairman of the --vras 4 fri'di 1 1 HTTMBEB 89 SENATE GOES WITH A RUSH 'if" .. 3 SUNDRY CIVIL AND NAVAL APPRO- PRIATION BILL8 PASSED ANDtyO PO8TOFFICE MEASURE IS THEN [rl1 TAKEN UP. v. '.. i| „v UNANI-. MOUS CONSENT TO HAVE THj#.)^ MEASURE CALLED, BUT ONLY!:lj MAKE8 8ENATE CHUCKLE. Washington, D. C„ March 8.—Having reached a decision to vote Saturday^ morning on the tariff board measure, thus bringing an end to the filibuster ing tactics, the senate this morning started in with a rush and passed two of the big appropriation bills, the sun-. dry civil bill and the naval approprla-. tion bill. Consideration is now being given to the postofflce appropriation measure, with a promise of early com pletion, and when this is out of the way nothing will remain In the way of big supply measures but the general deficiency bill. The desks will be cleared today for action on the tariff board measure and adjournment, as it is now definitely settled that the re ciprocity question will not be oonsider ed until the extra session. Dilatory Tactics at Opening. When the senate met at 10 o'clock this morning there were hut twenty members present After the 'late session of last night. After apart ot the journal had been read further reading was dispensed with and the. sundry civil bill was taken up. An even score of weary-eyed sen ators faced Vice-President Sherman when at 10 o'clock he called the sen ate together. Adjournment had been taken at four o'clock this morning. committee on appropriations bow long a time would be required «to completer its reading, and when Mr. Hale re*,^ plied that he hoped to do so by noon,f|| Mr. Stone said: "I ask unanimous consent that at' that time a vote be taken on the bill known as the Canadian reciprocity bill." "Oh, oh, ha, ha," responded Mr.' Hale, apparently amused, sleepy as were all of the senators, most of them chuckled over the Incident. Mr. Hale did not recover his surprise in time to make formal objection until after Sen ator Gronna of North Dakota, rising ori the extreme right, had performed tl»at formality. "Then," said Mr. Stone, the captain of the filibustering band, "I give notice that I shall more the Consideration ot the reciprocity bill." "And I shall move that we take up the naval bill,said Senator Perkins, In charge of that measure. Senator Stone did not make good his threat to move a vote on the reci procity bill. He said later privately that he felt that his motion would be overwhelmingly defeated and that Canada would misconstrue the action aB Indicating hostilty to the reciproci ty proposition. Appropriation 1 Bills Amended. The senate agreed to the house pro?'*!/ vision of $3,000,000 in the amount available only for sundry civil bill for beginning the work of forti fying the Panama canal. The senate adopted an amendment offered by Senator Culberson, cutting down the house appropriation of $400,000 to con£% tinue the work of the temporary tar iff board to $200,000 and making the the fiscal year 1912. An amendment making conditional appropriations for the permanent tariff board in the event of its establish ment by law was offered by Senator Cummins and adopted. The consideration of the naval bill occupied just fifty-five minutes and it was passed at 1:45 p. m.. when the senate resumed consideration of the postoffice bill. With this latter meas sure out of the way only the general deficiency of all the supply meas ures, will remain to be acted upon.