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THE BURLINGTON Fit 111 E PRESS: THURSDAY MAY 21, 1908.
A "FALSE ALARM" CONGRESS The Anti-Injunction Affair Wcaker Machine in the House, Week fomlnir Info Prominence Fnte of .New "Knfclnnd Heptihllcnn Who 'Slnnd Without llltrlitnc" The Public nnllrtlncs nill. An Interesting view of the Mttntlon In Washington Is Uuis forth by the Witsh ItiKton correspondent of tint Springfield Itcpubllcan: There has probably never been n yos. Ion of CoiiRri'ss tnoro distinguished by false nlurtns nnd movements noisily bcRim but uncompleted, than the erosion which In now about to end, Jloth l'rcsldent Roosevelt nnd the loaders of Congress have Imitated the kins of France, who first marched tip the hilt and then tn.ireh cd down npaln. The only explanation of the fact that no nntl-lnjunctlon IorIsIh tlon Is belnK passed In these closing days of the session Is that President Iioosevelt found that he did not wsint It as much ns lie thought ho did. In like manner the only reason that there Is not an erfort on the part of the Senate to rebuke the 3'resldent for his defiance In the letters concerning the Ilrownsvlllo and Stewart cases, Is that thu senators have come to regard the passing of a cenfcuro upon him us a less attractive task than It at first seemed. These two Incidents are typical of the whole session and Its many turnabouts. There is no nile-stlon that President Jloosovelt could have forced an nntl-ln-Junetlon measure through the House. JWoro the effort was abandoned It had already been admitted In eonlldonce by certain conservative siuators that even the upper body also vsonld be willing to passed a so-c.illed antl-lnjunrtlon bill of n comparatively mild character. It is understood that one reason for the l'resl dent's abandonment of the plan was the stream of thousands and thousands or protests which poured in trpon him from nil parts of the country In such numbers that they could not fall to make an Im pression. It was seinlofliclii lly stnti-d. with altogether unconscious humor, a few days aso, I hat the President hail not after all Riven up his desire for such legislation and that he really hoped that it would be enacted. This will hardly deceive anyone familiar with the facts. When President Roosevelt really wants a thing, he does not confine, himself to h mere expression of desire. If he had made any such active effort? In behalf of nntl-lnjunction legislation its he had al ready made for four battleships, or more F uccessfully, for an adequate appropria tion for the Interstate commerce eommis Mon, ho would quickly h.ivc been able to force, some measure through, and It might easily have been a bill of more real effect than tho Innocuous bill Intro duced by Congressman Payne of New York On tho day when the. House machine seemed most prostrate, It was admitted frankly by one of the machine leaders that the Payne bill was not Ftrong enough and that a nearer approach to actual antl-injunctlon legislation would be carried. Hut, presto, change' A few days later evidences began to show them felvrs of lukowarmnoss at the White House and than It was announced that all was off! Hut -while Speaker Cannon and the Houc machine have escaped actual hu miliation. It is apparent that the machine is not so strong as it was. Thcro is a widespread feeling that the party pro pram has lieen very badly managed by tho sprayer, and that only divine provi dence, In the shape of democratic blun ders, can save the party from serious levorsrs ami tho very probable loss of the next House. In the event that tho republicans should retain the. House by ti small margin, the machine would have u hard row to hoe, and would be found conducting business In a much more liberal fashion. That la the ordinary re sult from a small majority and is the reason why such a majority Is a blessing to the country; the machine is forced to bo liberal through fear of estranging necessary votes. Hut In the present out look the rulo holds true with unusual force. There are now in tho House a larger number of malcontents or inde pendent protectants against machine des potism than for a number o fyears p.T-t. There arc Hayes of California, Cooper nnd Nelson of "Wisconsin, to mention a few of the more prominent- In addition Congressman Kowler of New Jersey, the chairman of the banking and currency committee, has been treated In sucn fashion this winter that he will have his knife out as long ns hn remains in the House, while there are others whose feelings have also been outraged nnd who have grudges to pay off. A man who used to be restive under machine rule, but who has come into new prominence the hurt few days, Is Hepre- i-entatlvo Weks of Massachusetts, who was made a member of the special llnance committee appointed by Speaker Cannon and who has had a leading role In the campaign for that measure. Mr. Weeks has risen with enviable rapidity, when It is remembered that he Is to-day only In his second term in the House. He was recognized from the FUirt as a man of n good deal of Independence. One of his early acts was to stand up and vote with nn insignificant minority against the rate bill, -which Indicated his courage at least. But he has apparently come to see gi eater excuse for the methods by which the House Is governed, as does within certain limits, however, every membi r of Con gress and observer of congressional pro eeedlngs. Hut it is to be hoped-largely because of the very promli-e of Mr. Weeks's congressional career up to tne present time-that he will not let the honors given him by the machine turn him Into a too willing worshiper at the shrine. In certain respects he lias shown as much or more promise than nlumst any other member of the MussachuM ts delegation. Hut there arc men In Con jtress to-day, and some of them are from New Kngland, who, although they also "began with promise, have never gone beyond a certain point, principally be cause wlilln useful to tho party, they have shown thenwetvos to Iki of the typo praphlcally described by Speaker Cnnimn as republicans "who will stand without hitching." It should be supposed merely because the public buildings bill has been passed by tho House und sent over to the Senate that that' measure has lost its usefulness as a means of whipping members of tho Hotiso into line on the current" question, It was carefully held back until the tight In the House over the Vreebtnd bill was to nil Intents and purposes decided, nnd If II was not used ns n menace tu roctilel. trant members, then current rumor nnd belief fife sadly mistaken, Owln to the present business situation, when there are thousands of men out of work, the desire ot the Individual congressman to obln n public building appropriations, for his dis trict Is unusually keen. Tills Is on the principle that tvery little bit of additional work will help to case the clamor of dis content, which is always dangerous t" the man In office. Hut the public buildings bill will not become u law unless It Is passed by the fonnte, and there Is tho pinch! Should the Houso prove obdurate and refuse to give Its assent to a com posite currency mo.isuro embodying much or nil of tin1 Aldrlch bill, It might seem to Senator Aldrlch tint In view of tin failure to i n.ict any currency relief, It would be well to retain In the treisurv the $;:t,nnno carried In the public build ings; bill. It is possible that such an ot.t look might cause some members of the 1 louse to rc'otislder their views on the currency itiestlnn, if the conference com. mlttee should report a bill nnd the House divide evenly upon it. That Senator Aldrlch would resort to such n course Is not necessarily maintained; but the knowledge that he might do It, if he chose, may prove exceedingly effective According to n letter recently received at the stale department from Henry H Miller, the t'nlted St.ites consul-general at Yokohama, a parasite which feeds upon the gypsy moth has been discovered in Japan, where tho gypsy moth Is common in all parts, but Is so held in check by this enemy that It does no prae lleil damage. The Insect Is In the nature of a wasp that feeds upon tho eggs of the moth.- flreat quantities of tho eggs of tho parasite have been found upon the cherrv trees. Some time ago a large col lection of these eggs was shipped in cold storage to Massachusetts, where they arc Intended to he hatched and turned loose. Prof. Trevor Klnknid, professor ot zool ogy at the university of Washington, Is tho man In direct charge. Ho has been under contract with the department ot agriculture to hunt for enemies of the gypy moth and in March arrived In Julian on that mission. It appears, how ever, that the real credit for the discovery of tho parasite Is due to Hev. II. lyoomls, an American minister who seems to he residing In Yokohama. Ho had already made a careful study of the gypsy moth In Japan nnd who was thus able In a few hours to present complete details to Prof. Klnka'd and prove to the latter's satisfaction that the ravages of Hi" gyspy moth are actually held In cheek In the land of tho Mikado by this Insect, the effect of which Is about to bo tried In Massachusetts. Consul-General Miller writes that shipments of the. eggs of the parasite will continue to be made by every steamer sailing from Yokohama for Seattle or Vancouver for many months to come. MEXICAN WAR HOMENTO. Major fironl of Mnntpcllrr H Paper Pntill'hcri In June, IS1. Major I,. M. Oront of Montpoller, who Is hale nnd hearty at S5. father of Pr I), n. Crout of W.iterbury. has in his possession a copy of the Vermont pat riot, printed at Montpoller, Juno 2S. IMS, of which Hastman ,t Danforth were pub Ushers and Charles O. 12.istm.iu, editor, The Issue contains a short sketch of every man In Companv II, Oth regiment I". S. Infantry, from its formation April ?A ITIS, to April ?fl. IMS. This report was sent from Pachuga, Mexico, where this company was then In service In the Mexican war, to the editor of the Patriot. by Cnpt. R. A. Kimball, commanding this company. This report occupies six columns on the first prfge, set in agate type, and was an unusually elaborate thing for the newspapers of that day to print. Major firout and James A. Tem pleton of Worcester nr the only present survivors of that company and are, ns far as known, the only living veteran i of he Mexican war in Vermont. Charles M. Stow, Joseph Conner. ll.inlel Cutler, nlehard Dodge, phlllp Frye, nnd William C.uinan. all from Montpoller, were mom- ors of this company Mnlnr firout enlist ed from Hlmore and Mr. Templeton from Worcester, FORTY REPUBLI CANS REVOLT. USE ALLEN'S FOOT EASE A powder to ho shaken into the hoes. You.' feet feel swollen, nervous and damp, and Ret tired easily. If yon have acorn reel, try Allen's Toot-Rasa. It rests the feet and makes new or tight shoes easy, Curej aching, swollen, sweating feet, nllst ers and callous spots. Relieves Chll Mains, corns and bunion ot all pain and gives rest and comfort. Try It to day, Sold by all Druggists and Shoe Stores. J5e. Don't accerjt anv suhsti .tute. Trial package KREE. Address, tsUiaa B. OUSittd, I Roy, N. Y. Declare Tlirj- Will Prevent Adjourn ment Unless Anti-Injunction mil Is PnNseil, Washington, May in.-That a consider able number of the republicans In the House of Representatives will make a de termined effort to secure the passage of an antl-lnjunctlon bill before adjourn ment was made plain to Speaker Cannon to-day -when he was waited upon by a delegation of Insurgents, composed of Representatives Townseud of Michigan, Hayes of California, Mndlson of Kansas und Pollard of Nebraska. The Insurgents told the speaker, It was said, that If the house committee on tho Judiciary failed to report an anti-injunction hill they would Join with the democrats to pre vent an adjournment. They submitted to the speaker ono petition with forty names attached calling on the committee or. the Judiciary to report an anti-Injunc tion measure. This petition was circu lated by Representative Hajes. Other petitions of a similar character hao been passed around with moro or less success by members of the insurgent band. Inquiries developed that tho revolt against tho determination of the leaders to adjourn Congress without passing a bill regulating tho practices of the Fed eral courts In Issuing Injunctions has been growing for several days. Con ferences by thee Insurgents have boon held and Saturday night It was derided to test tho temper of republicans In the house by Inviting them to sign petitions urging the judiciary committee to act or threatening to Join with the democrat!, to prevent adjournment until such time as the lenders could see their way clear to put the thumbscrews on Chairman Jenlns and other members of the com mittee. The results It was tnld, were beyond their expectations. Just what the leaders will do In the t .. , f ,K1 -..-.-..It nn ,V. ! Injunctions will bo developed within the next day or so. While thero nru probnbh not u doxen republlcons who favor the IVnrru bill, Indorsed by orgnnlzed labor anil which In the opinion of good lawyers , In Congress proposes to practically abol ish tho writ of Injunction, a great many republicans believe that some meusuie relating to Injunctions should bo enacted Into law. The bills quite gonerally favored, If any action at nil Is taken, are those In troduced by Representatives Payne of New York, Sterling of Illinois and Hub bard of West Virginia. As Interpreted by members of tho committee on tha judiciary these measures go no further than to clvo a statutory recognition of the present practices of federal judges In the mattor of Issuing orders. They are chiefly valuable, In the opinion af their advocates, becaiiM of the moral effect that would follow the ennctment of any one of them. However, organised labor Insists npon the I'oarro UI1. On the other band tbero FREE! Souvenirs to every lady making a purchase at our store to-day, no matter how small the purchase, a "beautiful ROSE POT FREE HERO BEAUTY IN FURNITURE Remember Thctspedal prices crooted be low are for 'the Credit Cus tomers as well na for the cashibuyers f orrjuror CREDIT IS GTJOD HERE SPREAD EVERYWHERE AMONG YOUR FRIENDS Your Neighbors, Your Acquaintances, the news that is told in these columns every week abouUthe'Avonderful opportunities that are offered by THE UNIVERSAL PROVIDERS, vt OUT OF THE FURNTuRE HIGH RENT DISTRICT" One week after another, as regularly as the calendar checks off seven days, we are able, without much -effort, to make this community marvel at our mercantile triumphs. We have no desire to be unduly boastful, but the truth is that manufacturers have confidence im.us ; thejr know they can come to us and make us an offer which we usually accept; they know their names will not be bandied around to their detriment; they know we can afford to buy in enormous quantities, having a purchasing power of nineacEve stores; they know we pay for what we buy ; so During the strenuous times since last October, when the power of a dollar has been greater than ever, when man ufacturers have been compelled to make frightful sacrifices for immediate money is it any' wonder that.'theyrshould come to us the largest distributors of Furniture and Household Furnishings in this section of the country ? It is a good rule of business to do the fair thing by the manufacturer who sells to us and to give to our customers every possible chance to save money. It is because we have rigidly adhered to this rule that the rnatrufacturers now fa vor us with extraordinary purchasing advantages and the people whose confidence we have alwaysenjoyed come to us regularly and generously and make our business prosper in spite of general dullness. ONE WEEK'S SALE OF IRON BEDSTEADS There is an unlimited supply, just having received one of the largest shipments ever come into town at one time for any individual dealer, from one of the most reliable manufacturers in the country so everybody can be accommodated, but you must take advantage of the prices during the week beginning to-day and ending Saturday, May 23. Together with the bedsteads themselves there will be sold, at relatively low prices, the necessities that go toward the complete outfitting of a bedroom, including Woven Wire Springs, Mattresses, Blankets, Comfortables, Pillows, Couch Covers, Couches, Dressing Commodes, Chiffonieres, Carpets, Art Squares, Toilet Sets, etc. IRON BEDS. 3 ft Inches, nnd 4 ft. Inchen S-'i rlllors, no brass trlmmlnKS, strong durable Match It If you can. aml $1.95 IRON BEDS. 3 ft. (5 inches nnd 4 ft. 6 Inches fill ers. heAvy foot rail and bnus mounts. $3.95 IRON BEDS. 3 ft. 6 Inches, and 4 ft Inches, eon- . tlnuous posts, F.-1S In. fillers, bra.it, A El Cy back rods. IRON BEDS. 3 ft. fi Inches, and 4 ft. 6 Inches 1 T-l Inch continuous posts, D-1S In. fancy scroll patterns, brass back rod.i $7.95 IEON BEDS. 3 ft. 6 Inches, and 4 ft. Inches one of the handsomest patterns wc ever saw for this price well worth $13.50, EolnK at pin. t h"m 1 1 mm (TrTT JUrt. BRtOf $8.95 REFRIGERATORS. Ono-half of the Ref rlRcratora sold in America are the famous White Moun tain, tho trouble eonw from the other half. Trices from $65.00 down to $6.95 OIL STOVES. The Perfection Ulue Flame such aa you hav seen advertised, Is tho only one to bay. hence, that Is the kind we sell. In one, two and three burners. Special 2-burner $6.95 WINDOW SHADES. 150 dozen Window Shades, all colors, (no seconds) nil perfect, full size. 3x6 feet, complete with fixtures. All you I Wl tC want at. THIS IRON BED Was iher'' ever a liarsnln quite equal to this" Huroly we ran rcmom her none In all our experlcnc for tha heds are brand new, fresh front the factory and bousht because we could use the qtiantty, hence the unusual low price. Width J la nnd t 4 feet pure white with top rails of brass on both head and foot. S5.00 for bed without spring, or with a $6.00 No. 1 National .''prins (during this sale only, $S.75. BRASS BEDS. 3 ft. 6 Ins. and 4 ft 6 Ins., 3-lnch posts, -lnh cross Aia fkp fillers. N-lnch upright fillers, one of the most desirable pat- f UK terns throughout the furniture trade )Jf UUV BRASS BEDS. S ft. Inn. and 4 ft. 6 ins.. In especially handsome pat- A a terns. 2-Inch post with Inch and "Si-Inch fillers, very artistic and handsome, worth $45.00 0O I lUU IRON BEDS. 3 ft 6 In. and 4 ft. ' In. In the oxidized copper finish, Terr -( rtC aUractlv-c and beautiful and easily kept clean and Boat UUUU IRON BEDS. 3 ft. Cln. and 4 ft 6 In. the Sunshine fJrecn, the latest thtnt; out In tire way of an Iron beri ftailsh. We think It Is the nandsomest finish out and we are the first to have It.... DION BEDS. 3 ft. 6 In. and 4 ft. 5 In. In the 'ernls Martin finish. This finish has all the appearanre of a brass bed and most de sired by a Rreat many LAWN SWINGS. If It Is a trood one you nre nft-T, It Is the MAIN you want, that s what wo sell, and to prove you Hint It is the best we will tempt you with a price of $3.95 OVENS. We have three styles and three sizes, some for one and others for two burn ers, all will be sold at special prices for one week as low as 89cts GO-CARTS. Remember we prlve you an order on RAItKBH for ono dozen photos of your baby with every Cart of $10 and over nnd If you Just want a little folder wo have them as low as $1.89 SUMMER CHAIRS. We have the people comlntr for these' All stylrs nnd s!ze. One especially roasonnhlo Is a stralRht Arm Chair (no rockers of this lot $1.00 OIL STOVES. Such as you would occasionally want for a quick meal, the "Summer Girl." and 'Defiance" in one, two and three, burners, per burner 39 cts CLOTHES WRINGERS. The American Wrlnser Co.'s the very best make In the country for the week till Saturday the I3rd. Tb discount on the dollar Is 25 cts Teddy Bears Like everything else in our line we are in a positron to offer unusual bargains on account of the great purchasing power for our nine stores. Did you ever henr of a 12-inch bear with a voice! before for Bettor still, .mother very miieli smaller, also with a voice, as long as they last TALKING MACHINES We arc In the Talkrng Machine business In our usual whole-souled fashion. Jnat made a little "shirr In the location of our Talklnr? Machine Department, moved It from the rear to thru front end er the stor,e and when rully completed will make It a most Ideal and pleasant department to vtslt. Free concerts every afternoon, brine the children. Plenty of comfortable charrs. Remember we have hoth of the sood make the Edlnn and th Victor with an abundant stock, a complete list of both Bdlara and Viet Hnirdi we are sure to please you. A complete Edison Outfit with a dosen records at $21 20, or a complete Vlctar outfit with a dozen records for !6.20, TK1UU 11.00 A WEEK. Esquimox Dolls Just out, nothing like it ever shown in Bur lington. Of course wc are the first ones to of fer it to you nnd at a special price, to get them " agoing, " Wc just received one gross of them in all colors, red, white, yellow, pink, crimson, of tho very best imported bear cloth, bought to sell at $1.75. Special price . 98 CENTS SEWING MACHINES Our two makes arc uncqualed by any, both are high grade, right up-to-date in every respect. Is double ball bearing Uroujrhoat, head, pitman, treadle and wheel, 10 yr ahead of any othar atake. lias rotary, oscallatlon and vibrating morenient. With a record of 46 years. It makes either lock or chain stitches, has five-stitch mirier and vlbratta presser foot, Name In Silk Artist, will be with u far sereral waifci. Everyone calllni; at our store will ret a seuvalr coat mark rniSE. 1 We have a continuous special sole, which means a $10 eat on every mnchine. Now is tho time to buy. The Will C. Free The New Domestic Mr. Will C. Ellis If, a tremendous sentiment amonir bnsl-1 made to iret up a compromise that might nnn men bitterly hostile to any leclsla. be reasonably satisfactory to tho opposi tion at all relaUns to inJuncUon. EflorU I In Intexeeta have proved fuUlo. A determined group of forty republi cans bent on carrying their point, if they have to join with thu democrats to da so, presents a real problem for the leaders. Wven if the Houso should act, however, there will bo no corresponding action by the Senate, and the hope of Injunction legislation at this session Is regarded aa futllo, (