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Without THE CALUMET NEWS Calumet's Homo Paper. THE CALUMET NEW CALUMET NEWS Ado Toll You Whir to Got tho Best Bargains. VOL XX CALUMET HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, TUESDAY AFTERNOON FEBRUARY 28, 191 1 NO. 102 POPULAR ELECTION OF U. SENATORS MEETS DEFEAT: 1 PROGRESS IN LORIMER CASE Measure on Behalf of People of Entire Country is Lost in the Senate by Vote 54 to 33 Today SMITH FOB; BURROWS AGAINST Lorimer of Illinois Also Votes in Opposition When Matter is Brought up at Opening of Session LORIMER RESOLUTION UP NOW Early This Afternoon, Upon Conclu sion of Voto on Direct Election of Senators, Stono Begins Attack on Lorimir, "Washington, D. C, Feb. 28. All night Jong the senate struggled with the Lorimer case, his friends seeking to break down the determination of his opiKHienta not to permit a vote un ltss important concessions were made to them In relation to Important meas ures of pending legislation. At 8:09 this morning a recess was taken until 11 and It was announced there was a chance for an agreement The basis for the proposed agreement is understood to be that a vote will (be taken on the Lorimer case at a fix ed hour Thursday, and that at a later hour the same day a vote will toe had on the permanent tariff board bill; that the amendment tc&the postofflcc approproatlon bill, proposing an In crease of powtal rates -on advertising sections of magazines 'be eliminated, and that still other concessions be made. At one time It was suggested an agreement might be reached by a divi sion which would permit a voto oh the Canadian reciprocity agreement, with the pledge in advance that enough members pledged t vote for the com mercial pact would absent themselves and encompass Its defeat. The pur pose of this suggestion was to avoid an extraordinary session If possible It is not believed, however, there will be any trade by which reciprocity will be Mcrlflced, although It Is not Jlkely a vote can the had In the Senate upon this measure. All night long the filibuster contin ued. It began at 5:30 yesterday after noon ami continued for twelve hours with practically no halting on cither fide. The shrewdest parliamentarians on both sides were on the watch and nn occasional slight advantage won by either fide was almost Immediate ly upset by the tactics of the other. Soon after 5 o'clock this morning there were Indications of a possible agreement, and all senator1 seemed ready to come together. The "'an was to vote Thursday on the Lorimer cnso( and the tariff board bill, the vote on the first nnmed subject to be taken at 3 p. m. and on the latter nt 5 p. m. Every senator h greed to the sugges tion except Mtone and no one could move him. i Crawford was speaking when signs of an agreement were made manifest. Ho continued his remarks until 5:55, en he was Interrupted (by Bailey, who suggested adjournment The Texan referred to the fact there was a spo- i Hal order which the Senate had n greed to vote upon following the ( reading of the Journal of today's ses- . lon. That order was a ' resolution , respecting the popular election of senators. Ralley pointed out that un less the senate adjourned the session ! mut continue as a legislative day of. yesterday and It would not be possible to consider the rpcclal order under a unanimous consent agreement lie said nothing about an arrangement for votes on any of the pending questions. "When am I to have an opportunity to conclude my remarks?" nsked Crawford, who had given way to Brls tow. The question temporarily an gered Halley. Something wnsi whis pered to Crawford about negotiations looking to a settlement of tho contest. Crawford replied testily that ho had no part In the negotiations, an he had been confined to the floor and knew Nothing of what was transpiring. That ended for a long period any attempt to reach a compromise. lirlstow talked on, making little ef fort to Interest his audience. In fact he spent so much time reading from the Congressional record that Cham berlain suggested the Kansas senator could better Improve his time by read ing the Bible. Finally at 7:30, Cham berlain protested against the proeed , ur- There were several calls for a lucrum and eah time the majority of the Senate assembled, although the at tendance was not ro large a It ha 1en throughout the night. At 7 30 liullc y tried to have tho Senate recesa : DEVELOPMENTS IN BRIEF IN THE SENATE. Filibuster against Lorimer vote is kept up all night. Effort to Effect Compromise Fails, leaving time for vote on Lorimer case undecided. Legislative Day of Feb. 27 does not end until 11:20 o'clock this morning. .j. , Upon re-convening at 11:50 for Legislative day of Feb. 28, question of popular election of senators is taken up, per : agreement. Popular election of senators resolution is defeated by vote of 33 to 54. Senator Stono begins speech against Lorimer upon the tak ing up of the Lorimer reso lution again. until 11:30. He said that In that time he thought It would be isjsslble to reach some agreement for a vote and to determine If some arrangement could not be made so that an extra ordinary session would, not ibe abso lutely necessary. There followed a great deal of discussion during which Chamberlain expressed the opinion that the night's filibuster hud been "child's play," and that the senators were shirking their duty as Judges of tho qualifications of a member under charges and as members of the high est deliberative body in respect to leg islation. Responding Bailey said that after what he had witnessed during the night he thought It would bo a long time before he engaged In another fil ibuster. He asserted he never would obstruct legislation again unless he felt the Interests of his constituents were vitally "at stake. At thl point Stone stated that he would not object to a recess as proposed, but that he felt assured the senators would come back at the appointed hour to find no progress had been made. Chamberlain renewed his appeal for an Immediate vote on the Lorimer resolution, that to be followed by a vote on tariff board bill. The "coun try, he sah', demanded that the Sen ate go about Its Important business. Halley here pressed his request for a recess, stating that the senators had suggested 11 instead of 11:20 as the hour to reconvene. IJrande gee, In the chair, hearing no objection to the request, declared the recess in effect at 8:09 with Brlstow still hold ing the poor. When senate re-convened at 11 o'clock it was stated all efforts to ef fect a compromise had failed. The battle over the resolution affecting Lnrlmer's seat was exactly where It stocd wnen the Senate recessed after an all night sesrlon, where It stood for that matter, yesterday morning. The senate agreed, on motion of Nelson -that an adjournment be taken at 11:50 thus ending the legislative day of February 27. Immediately after re-convening at 11 o'clock Brlstow rose to resume his speech against Lorimer. He at once gave way to Money, Democrat caucus leader, who stated the responsibility for the situation lay with the Repub licans. Not even the President, he said, by threats of an extra pcsslon, or otherwise could coerce the Senate. Senator Money said he had been In formed the president took the position he would not submit to any vote on reciprocity pre-arranged with a view of killing It. Money said he had not such a feeling. He would be glad of a vote whatever Its result Money concluded with an appeal for the abondonment of the filibuster and the resumption of public business. He took occasion, however, to express un yielding opposition to the permanent tariff bo;inl bill. Newlands concurred In Money's views about the filibuster, but expressed a desire to have the tariff board bill passed. At 1120 the senate adjourned until 11:50 a. m. to clo-e the "legislative day" of yester day, and provide for a vote on the di rect election senators, wet by agree ment, to follow the reading of the Journal today. The, senate reconvened at 11:50. Several senators Insisted upon reading the Journal In full, determined that no unanimous consent to Us omission should sacrine any posdblo parlia mentary advantage Involving the ex isting agreement to vote on tho res olution for the direct election of sen ators. The Journal was urusually vol uminous. The reading was conclud ed and at 12:10 the roll call began on the direct election of senators. Popular Elections Defeated. The Senate rejected the popular electlona resolution, 33 to 54. The fifty four votes cast for the resolution was not a two thirds vote necessary to pass It. Following Is the vote on the direct election of senators: Yeas: Bnlley, UeverWge, uoran, Russia to Awe Chinese Frontier By Big Military Demonstration. v S:-v;--Z's7 v :' ' m k 't'.T Li EMPEROR,';; H5UAH ATUNG Another oriental war scare hps arisen through Russia's notification to the governments of Oreat Britain, France and Germany of the czar's intention to make a military demonstration ou the Russo-Chlnese frontier because of the Flowery Kingdom's persistent violation of the St Petersburg treaty of 1SS1. The extent of the demonstration, it is added, will depend upon China's atti tude. The cMef questions involved are free trade in Mongolia, extraterritorial rights of Russia In China and the establishment of a Itiwdun consulate at 'Kobdo. Mongolia. Bourne, Rradley, Hrlggs, Crlstow, Drown, Durkett, Rurton, Carter, Cham berlain, CJapp, Clark, Wyoming; Clarke, Arkansas; Culberson, Cullom, Cummins," Curtis. Davis, Dixon, Du pont, Frye, Gamble, Gore,' Gronna, Guggenheim, Jones, LaFollcttc, Mc Cumber, Martin, Nelson. Newlands, Nixon, Overman. Owen, I'aynter, Ter klns, PlleB, Rayner, Shlvely, Simmons, Smith, Maryland; Smith, Michigan; Smith, South Carolina; Stephenson, Stone, Sutherland, Swanson, Taylor, Thornton, Warner, Watson, Young. To tal, 54. Nays: llacon, Rankhead, Rrandegee, Uulkeley, Rurnham, Rurrows, Crane, Depew, Dick, Dillingham, Fletcher, Flint, Foster, Gulllnger, Hale, Heyburn, Johnston, Kean, Lodge, Lorimer, Money, Oliver, Tage, renrose, Percy, Richardson, Root, Scott, Smoot, Tall ferro, Tillman, Warren, Wctmore. To tal, 33. Galllnger at first voted aye, but later Bald It was an Inadvertenco and asked to bo recorded In the negative. The absentees were Aldrlch, Craw ford, Frazler and Terrell of Georgia. It was announced that had they been present Frazler would have voted aye and Terrell Nay. Theie waa no an nouncement about Aldrlch. Crawford entering arter tho roll call was complete said ho had been de layed by a stalled street car and would have voted aye. When tho resolution was declared lost there was no demon stration of any sort. From the Demo cratic side on the floor there were sev eral modulated calls of "good, good." The Sutherland amendment for federal control of the elections of senators had made tho measure unpopular with some of tho far southern senators. At 1:13 o'clock tho Lorimer resolu tion was taken up. Senator Lorimer arose unexpectedly and read telegrams from Speaker shurtleff and Represent atives Rrown, llack and Ford, of the Illinois legislature In refutation of Crawford's statement yesterday that the governor had been misrepresented by Lorimer. Tho gist of the telegrams was that tho governor did attempt to control the organization of the legisla ture. Senator Stone 'of Missouri then be gan his speech against Lorimer. FINNISH FISHING DISASTER. St. reternburg, Feb. 28. According to an official repr-rt of a flshln dis aster In the (lulf of Finland, five hun dred persona were engaged several miles off the shore of Lavennarl Is land when the ice beneath broko from the sore and drifted away. As far as known only 120 persons reached the shore. No news of the remainder has been received. NEW FRENCH PREMIER. Paris, Feb. 28. President Fallleres today asked Monls, formerly vice pres ident of the Senate, to form a cabinet. Monis has taken it under advisement. THE WEATHER. Fair tonight and Wednesday rising temperature. Temperatures: Midnight, 13; 3 a. m., 13; 6 a. m., 12; 9 a. m., ; highest yesterday, 12. Charles, the five-month-old baby of Mr. and (Mrs. Charles Jacobs of Fifth street died this afternoon. iMOHGOLtAli FRONTIER mmtmmmm ,-. C ZfK R KlNC H O LAS TALK "AGAINST Senator Stone Declares In Speech in Senate Today That Lori mer Charges Have Been Sustained SHOULD HAVE Bf EN WITNESS Takes Defendant to Task For Not Tes tifying Before the Committee In stead of Resorting to Ora tory in Senate. Washington, D. C, Feb. 28. Review ing the accusation of complicity on part of Lorfmer in the alleged cor ruption accompanying his election to the Senate, Senator Stone -of Mis souri, addressed tho Senate today In opposition to Lorlmer's retention of hia seat. i . Stone found himself unable to sanc tion Lorlmer's appearance before the Senate as a pleader In his own behalf In lieu of his appearance before tho In vestigating committee as a witness. "He made no attempt to defend him self under tho sanctity of oath, but preferred to remain silent while the In vestigation was in progress and came hero to defend himself In speech before tho Senate," asserted the Missouri sen ator. "Ho should not have waited to make his defense as an orator, or advocated pleading his own ause before the for um which is trying him. "Why did not Irlmer take the wit ness stand and sioak out like a man who had naught to fear and answer any question propounded to him, and tell everything ho knew about tho case?. Dies this attitude of silence comport with Innocence? Replying to his own question he cit ed testimony showing the alleged pay ment of money to Reckemeyer, Hoist law and White for their votes and the probability of others receiving money tho same ay. He contended then that the burden of proof was on Lorimer and made It Imperative that be should defend his title. "I ask whether It Is within the scope of thing probable that If Rrowne pftld this money to Holstlaw, Rocke meyer and other men In the way they alleged, that Rrowne alone was guilty pf offending against the law and pub lic decency, and that Lorimer wended his way through the maze, tho dom inating nnd directing Influence, and still remained snow whlto and un stained," Stone reviewed some of the Inci dents attending the senatorial cam paign In Illinois, and declares Lorimer organized the Republican bolt from the regular party nominee. "Lorimer," he said, "walked through TO BELOVED QUEEN READY IN MAY Colossal National Memorial to be ' Unveiled Before Buckingham ' Palace la Honor of ' Victoria. EXPICT MAtiY ROYAL GUESTS 2,000 Ton of Marble, Masonry and - Granite in Great Monument Which ' Will Be Very Durable lm- ' preseive Ceremonies. London, Feb. 28. The middle of May has bt-eh' selected as the time for un veiling the National Memorial to Queen '..Victoria., - which. It. .has. taken more than five- years to build In the great' circular space in front .of Ruck tngham .Pa-lace created and beautified by-the. art of Sir Aston Webb. No mora appropriate time for the unveil ing .of the memorial could have been selected. The Impressive exercises in honor of the memory of "Victoria the Good". will form a fitting prelude to the brilliant ceremonies of the corona tion of her grandson that will follow a month later. Many of the royalties of Europe are to attend the unveiling. The colonial premiers and other statesmen who are to attend the Imperial conference be ginning at the end of May will also have a part In tho exercises. Greatest of All Monuments. . The Queen Victoria memorial has been spoken of as the "Dreadnought" of great monuments. From start to finish the builders have kept the Idea of the durability, of the monument In mind. F.very brick. in the deep founda tions and every block of marble in the massive superstructure was carefully examined and pronounced perfect be fore It was put in place. The great monument as it stands completed rep resents more fWn 2,000 tons of marble, masonry and granite. Colossal la the only word giving an adequate conception of the size and Imposing appearance of the monument, the memorial as a whole consists of a vast artistic framework that Includes so many works of art that their con ception and execution alone might have flllod half a busy man's working lifetime. There are numerous statues and low reliefs In both marble and bronze, to say nothing of the great P.ights of steps, the magnificent foun tain basis, the retaining wall, the piers and bases. Description of Memorial. The central figure, of course, Is the statue of the Queen, who Is presented with characteristic dignity. The statue is of marble and is 184 feet high. Forming the background for the Queen's statue is a great marble base surmounted by a bronze figure of "Victory," twelve feet In height. 'Courage" and "Constancy" stand as attendant and contrlbutary figures. At the opposite end, looking toward the palace which in London was the Queen's official home, Is the Imposing group of "Motherhood." To the right and left stand the marble groups rep resenting "Justice" and "Truth." From the great circular platform of granite, which Is approached by steps of stately breadth and comfortable shallowness, the spectator may see be low the vast water basins fed by foun tains on the northern and southern sides. On pedestals flanking the steps, front end back, are great groups In bronze of "Peace," "Progress," "Man ufactures" and "Agriculture." Over the fountain arches are colossal figures representing "Rravery" and "Intelli gence," symbolizing tho army and the navy and sclenco and the arts. The retaining wall Is enriched with many bronzo panels symbolizing England's maritime supremacy. PARIS GAY ON MARDI GRAS. Tarls, Feb. 28: Today was Mardl Gras and all France celebrated It with the usual gaiety and abandon. In Paris all business was practically suspended while the people devoted themselves to pleasure and merry-making. The par ade of King Carnival was unusually elaborate and was witnessed by tens of thousands of enthusiastic specta tors. a maze of most complicated and con fusing manipulation at Springfield, proving himself a master adept In pol itics and came out at the end with the senatorial toga. He not only gath ered a band of Republican legislators toRpther, but he brought Democrats as well as Republicans into his combina Hon and together they wrought out his scheme." Stone (cave minute attention to var Ions features of the testimony and drew the conclusion that the charge of corruption had been sustained. "Judging this case by the testimony submitted, I am driven by th Irre- slstable force of my conviction," he said In conclusion, "to say I do not be lleve Lorimer Is entitled to the seat he I L ACASSIZ MAKES A REPLY PRESIDENT OF OSCEOLA AN' SWERS TUCKER, HAYES & CO.'S CIRCULAR TO STOCKHOLDERS. (Courtesy of Gay & Fturgis and Pulne, Webber &. Co.) Ronton, Mass., Feb. 28. President R. I L. Agusslz Is sending the following communication to Osceola sharehold ers: "Tucker, Hayes & Co., bankers, of Roston; have, under date of February 24, 1911, sent out a circular opposing the merger. With this circular they have sent a request for proxies for the annual meeting, with the Intent to change the management. . "The fact that Mr. Tucker was a member of the committee appointed by j members of the Roston stock ex change, 'to consider the terms offered by the C. & H. to stockholders of the ,other companies, and to report at a i subsequent meeting whether or not 'those terms appeared to be equitable, 'and if not, what further action should be taken for the best interests of our clients who are interested In these companies.' gives this circular suffi cient Importance to make it seem wise for your directors to answer certain points raised: The stock exchange committee, after four weeks of contin uous study, made a unanimous report which contained the following find ing: 'We believe under present condi tions that the intrinsic worth of the combined companies will be greater than the Intrinsic worth of the sev eral companies. We believe that the directors of various companies have made an exceedingly thorough and honest effort to find a Just basis of consolidation: that the principles of arriving at these valuations are cor rect: and that, whereas many of the factors cannot be exactly determined, we believe on the whole that the val uations reported are equitable and that each and every detail has been given duo consideration, it is self-evident that any plan for consolidation ' of these companies at any time would present the same questions as may arise In our minds at this time, deal ing, as we necessarily must, with so many unknown factors; in conclusion, your committee have come to the un animous opinion that the plan in con ceived with absolute Intent towards fairness, and is as fair a plan as It It believed can be produced under exist ing conditions.' "So much for the fairness of the plan. As to the advisability, your di rectors submit the following facts. This question has been studied for about eight months by men whose surround ings, training and experience have made them thoroughly familiar with mining In the Lake Superior district, and who have had the responsibility of managing all these properties for the past two years. These men have concluded that sucb great savings can be made by the consolidation that the values of the properties will be greatly Increased. "Tour directors regret that the stat utes of Michigan prohibit a greater number shares than 400,000, but they do not think that the scheme of a hold ing company to Increase the number of shares beyond the number allowed by the law is wise, nor do they believe It would be acceptable to a majority of stockholders. The arrangement with the Old Colony Trust Co. permits all the stockholders to participate in the fortunes of the consolidated company at little, and In many cases at no out lay for purchase f rights. "The statement of losses and gains to the Osceola Co. In Messrs Tucker, Hayes and Co.'a circular' will bear ex amination. Losses 'A It's individual exist ence.' "The weight of this objection Is not clear. If this objection Is one of sen timent, the material advantages should be weighed against It. 'R Jl.800,000 surplus,' Osceola was given full credit for this surplus In ar riving at the values of the property. C About 25 per cent of its earn ings for a series of six to ten years.' Your directors have no information Justifying any suc h conclusion as this. nor do they know on what Messrs Tucker, Hayes & Co. base their con clusion. Your directors believe that Osceola will receive less Income for a time (possibly five years) and more In come after that time. The amount of such decrease, as well as the amount of such Increase, will depend among other things upon the amount of economies, price of copper, and the development of Osceola ground as compared with tho development of the ground of the consolidated company. "'D The full measure of Its future prospects equal to the best of the eleven companies, and becomes liable for one-seventh proportion of J8.R00, 000 C. & H. notes, or. such part of them as cannot be liquidated by sale of cer tain assets of the C. & II. "Your directors have already set be fore you what they believe Osceola's prospects are. The notes of the C. & II. were charged against that company In determining its valuation. The com mittee, of wblch Mr. Tucker was a member, said we believe on a whole the valuations reached are equitable, and Continued on page four. NEW RAILROAD . DECISION IS A NOTABLE ONE Important Principle is Establish ed by the Interstate Com merce Commission in Iowa Case Today. RESPECTS YAIUE OF SERVICE This and Other Factors Entering Into Construction of Rates Must Be Considered in Determining Fairness. Washington, D. C, Feb. 28. A not able principle was laid down today by the interstate commerce commission in a decision of the case of the rail road commissioners of Iowa against the Illinois Central and other carriers. In brief the commission holds: "Net revenues of a carrier have of ten and undoubted an Important bear ing upon the question of the reason ableness of its rates, but the fact they are greater than the returns of an or dinary business enterprise is not suf ficient in itself to justify the finding that the rates are excessive; the val ue of service and other factors that enter into the construction of rates must also be taken into considera tion." In this case the complainant urged that a fare of thirty cents charged by the defendant lines for the transpor tation passengers over the bridge of the Dunleith and Dubuque Bridge company, between East Dufbuque, Il linois and Dubuque, Iowa, was ex cessive and discriminatory. The commission In the declshfi handed down by Commissioner Har land holds the rate is not excessive "when viewed from the standpoint of all the carrier participating In. the traffic." . . HAVEMEYER-DICK WEDDING. Society Turns Out in Fore For Fash ionable Marriage. New York, Feb. 28. Society turned out In force today for the wedding of. Miss Doris A, Dick, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Henry Dick, and Horace. Havemeyer, son of Mrs. Henry O. Havemeyer. The ceremony took place In the church of the Incarnation. Montreal Girl a Bride. London, Feb. 28. Trinity Church, In Flnchley Road, was the scene today of a brilliant wedding of especial Inter est Jn Anglo-Canadian circles. The bride was Miss Gladys Underwood, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. Harry Underwood, formerly of Montreal, and the bridegroom Mr. Kenneth Kusel, second son of the late Baron Kusel and of Baroness Kusel. Wedding at Ottawa. Ottawa, Ont, Feb. 28 Many guests from out of town attended the wedding of Miss Claudia Rate and Mr. Fred erick Peters in All Saints' Church to day. The bride is the daughter of the late Lieut. Col. H. Allan Rate and Mrs. Rate, and granddaughter of Sir Henry Rate. The bridegroom is the son of Colonel and Mrs. Teters of Victoria, b. a j i J RAILROAD DISMISSES MEN. Action Follows Retrenchment Order of the Milwaukee Road. Chicago, III., Feb. 28. The retrench ment order of the 'Milwaukee railroad. Issued following the recent rate deci sion, has resulted, it was learned to day, in the discharge of J5 per cent of the force of the main line engaged In construction car repairs, round house work and maintenance of way. In St. raul alone it Is estimated that seven hundred men have been taken from pay rolls. HOLD MINING INSTITUTE. Quebec, iFeb. 28: Many visitors have arrived In the city for the annual meeting of the Canadian Mining In stitute. The meeting will begin its sessions at the Chateau Frontenac to morrow and continue until Saturday. ELECTION IN HOUSTON. Houston, Texas. Feb. 28. A spirited political campaign culminated in the city primary election in Houston today. Interest centers chiefly in the contest for tho mayoralty in which IL Baldwin, Rice, the present Incumbent, Is op posed by Jules Hlrsch. CEMENT MEN GATHER. Minneapolis, Minn., Feb, 28. The Northwestern Cement Product Asso ciation began its seventh annual con vention in Minneapolis today. In con nection with the convention there is an elaborate exhibition of cement pro ducts and cement-making machinery. CONTROL MEqiCAL COLLEGES. Chicago, III., Feb. 28. State control of medical colleges was the principal, subject discussed here today at the an nual convention of the Confederation of State Medical Kxamining and Li censing Hoards.'