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THE CALUMET NEWS 16 A THE CALUMET NEWS , MEMBER OF THE ASSOCIATED THE WEATHER: rr.iss. TODAY'S MPUc TnnAu GENERALLY FAIR TONIGHT AND FRIDAY. COLDER TONIGHT. I I VOL XXI CALUMET, HOUGHTON COUNTY, MICHIGAN, THURSDAY AFTERNOON, DECEMBER ,7 1911 NO. 33 SAYS POOLING IS NECESSARY Agreements to Steady and Bal ance Trade Needed, De clares E. H Gary URGES FEDERAL COMMISSION It Should Permit Co-operation Between Competitors Says No Corporation Has Right to Ob ject to SWman Law if it Prevents Monopoly. Washington. Dec. 7. 10. II. 5ar. head of the OtOOl corporation, te tilled before the Senate oonamxttea on later slat Commerce, tu.i;i, thai In- alnruya bolfoood it vm gffAtrai) legal for com petitors to BOOM tOffOthOf OBd mutual ly disclose their business conditions to steady .Hid balance trade, without making any agreement on prlfl iury urged the establishment or .1 Federal commission, authorized to eon- sldef Um mil 11 il mint, character and extent of nor Bain lions, tad to permit eertala aeaNac rraniomonni aboe conditions warrant id. lie would give this commission authority to say what agta cments would he ci in it ted, (Safy expressed tt pinion mi cor poration has the right to object to the Sherman law if it moans, as he be- I fovea it iors, that no combination shall he mated with ihe purpose oi creaibaj .1 monopoly or reattelalng trade, if corporations ere prevented froai doing three things, then the pub. Ill- is protect il. he ar; ned. lie thought tin- whole rtaeetfon turaed upon tat deflaitlbn of Muadve restraint of trade." WILL TALK ABOUT TURKEY. Rev. L. K. Long to Give Two Illustrat ed Lectures Dec. 10-17. Rev. Luther K. Long, pastor of the Calapat Oaafjrasattoaal ranee h, bat I ie( a large number of lantern slides of Turkish views which he will aee in two illustrated foetaree on TuT- toy, to k given by hlin In the church Sunday evening. Dec. 10. and Sunday evening, Dec. 17. These lectures will deal with recent affairs in the Ottoman einpiie, the promulgation of Ihe pew constitution and event that followed, and mission ury work In that country. The views feci ivcl by Mr. I.on - are very fine. They deal with both people am' thing.-), and cover a territory Interpol hlg to the Milde student Inaanim h us a number of sue red places arc pictured. The dis courses promise to be highly Instruct! ve n.s well as entertaining. YULETIDE MEETING. Last Gathering of Woman's Club Un til After Holidays. The regular meeting f Ihe t'alu met Woman's club tOfDOITOW iifter BOoa will be the last meeting held be fore the holiday senson. An appropri ate Vlctlde program hai been pre pnred for the OCOBCton in Chrrffg 01 the folfowtafj committee. Mrs. Ingobord i,. Ovilberf, chairman, Mm Margaret a. Dnanlai oad lira. tCatboHne lie IntOah. Mrs. Lillian W. '.upprecbt. Luncheon will be nerved The pro gram will be strh tly Herman, as the club is making " study r Gformaajr history this season. W. Ituppr. rl,t. Luncheon will to serv ed. The program will be strictly Gfor lean, as the clul. Is making i study of Herman history this sca-on. INSPECTION FOR NURSES. Leaping, NWh, Doc. ". Dr. Rohan L. DlXOn, secretary of the state board of health is Heading out official no- tics to registered nurses tint unless they comply with the requirement "f the law and tile oerttfloatoo of health bowing that they arc ii"t suffering with tuberculosis or am contagious d'scuses. their licenses will be revoked. The law has never been enforced sin It was enacted In 19b. PACKERS DISTRUST FARMERS. CMeagja, rec. 7. -Woven moa aero in the Jurv box when the roderal court convened to resume the packers' CBnt t offer Hix or these were former 11 i; helleved the ffofOffaC bv peremptorv challenges wiH eliminate as many fonaon an possible from the Jury. WATCH $20 GOLD CERTIFICATES. Washington. Deo t. Kew I " felt twenty doihtr gold certificate. I'botogratahie production, ha- boon dta- eoveied. Ito numtnr Is M. M .!-. 1 1 EX. -GOV. OF NEBRASKA DIES. GMagjn til. Dea 7. Uhtaai Wb god slxty-throe. former irovernor of Nel.rnskn, died hce today at Autrnst i na hospital of pneumonln. EX. REP. H. C. 8MITH DEAD. Adrian, Mhh.. Doc. . Former Con r:Msmnn Henry C. Smith. aie'l ",lv 111 ' '. Is dead, of pneumonia. MICHIGAN'S GREAT NEED. Agricultural Commissioner Needed to Create Interest in Farming. In diseusslirg Michigan'! needs for ii state agrfoultarei commission) r. ' " 6 "I Miltea a. id 1:. r the Do Ural Hoard oi CoaiBieree gghti "Michigan Is sulTcrlng seicn 1 ftoni a hick of interest in urir ulture. A w ide.snread .-nut i. .. rfoa oi fotnttng has brought agrteul- ture in Michigan p, u discouraging tate. The social condition of the format and his laimh must be gfVoa Bttoatlag .at Ihe ; time that plant growth, mil chemistry and stock feed In; in studiisl. The isolation of the farm is a bfo footof in makinu- it un- llMiiinlut. ..lil. (i, ..... . iitiiavuB, i tie rural ghb man of the future will ghre I thought toward otoetlng a aldar oootej Intereourw amonx furni ilwoltara. The town ship-unit school ,s doing much to ward breaking down nerron eeighber hood llnep. The rural telephone t-n-lurHes the fanners' sphere of pad In- lareeueno, hut stni the factor of dist ance remaitiH. A development and bet terment of sis-ial conditions must re sult in direct proportion as (he pogfj lation is InoToeeoff. pietare every farm in .Mn hinan tenanted O) a pros perous farmer and his family. Would not all Hm pr, sent fancied isolallon gteeggagwf Mlnhlgeii woald beroaie it foad of estates, each piolltablc to its owner, eJtarfftng all the tiontroafoino and scmIui lataroonre or the large tonimunity without the ooaflalag die ndvantaarea of eit- 1 1 r unite crri,,, dual commission, r can st'inulate this growth in population. other lare stati s are doing this very thlllK by mean or this olli. e. Why slioiihl Micl!- lKan be the hujgard gad Ignore her ap portanttlea? OFFICERS FOR K. OF C. Dr. M. A. Thometz Re-elected Grand Knight for 1912. The Calumet council of the Kalffhfo of Co lambent held its ojuiaal mectlni l ist evening and re-elected moot of btet yiitr's oMicers. the most important change leni? the retin ment of Rob ert II. Smith as recordiiiKr seeretarj mid the selection of Henry Shea to succeed him. The complete list of ofll- i r: is :is follows: Grand KnlKht, Dr. If, A. Thono iz. Deputy dread Kabjht, ijgtory VL Welsinc chancellor, t. j. Beahee. Kecordiii" Sis-ntiiry, Hniry Shea, l-'inaneial Secretary, Daniel C. Ilar- i hnrtoB, Treasurer, Bdward K. Cmhlihy. Advoeate, P. i eonerff, Warden. William K Schenk. Inside ( Inard, Max Asselln. ( mtslde i hufoff, I lOfi Korster. Trustee for three ycais, ggaoif U Welsinjr. PROBLEMS OF STATE. Many Questions to bo Discussed at Min nesota Conference. M innea polis, Minn.. DOC 7. --A wide rani'e of topics relating to the past, present and future of the state of .Minnesota will he discussed by the Minnesota Acideniy of Social Sciences at its fifth annual tneetin?, heglnafog at the elate galrerelty loaJghl and i out Inulnja; over tomorrow. Kconoinl rali political, social nnd hlstorii al BjaOO thMge arc sliited for considcrat inn. Oc cupying llrst place on the list Is the qaeOttoM of state wide industrial and rommorclal ooMiperetloa. fjovemor berhart, President Vincent of the i;niversity of Minnesotn, Judge Wlllard I. CVtnistock of KaahatO and a num ber of prominent business men and neanuracturori are graaag the sehed- i e, speakers. FOES OF LIQUOR MEET. Anti Saloon League Workers Gathe.' at Wa hington, D. C. Washington. D. C. Deo. 7. "Klnjc D II flOO" Is due to receive a good mans' hard Untaipg from potable speakers to he beard h ie flUling the next week ot ten e-iys. Preceding the biennial convention r the Afftl-Saloon Leagne of Amorfea, to be held in this city the nomfog wok, the superintendents nnd workers are now enjrnmd hi a scries ,.i nforeacei in the Metropolitan M. i: nhurch. The oohrantoa proper win open Real Monday evening with a mass mooting I" the Calvary Hnptlst church. The ses Jens of the convention will last four duvs ami will he followed by a national conference to consider the aoetlOfl "f Interstate Hqaor traffic. SUFFRAGE BABY SHOW. Illinois Society Refutes Charges of Nerj'ect f Home Life. Catoage, I" De The llltnoli i:ptal Suffratp- iisso dat ion Opened UWee davs1 ralr nt the Hotel l,a Salle today Just to refute the time-honored n that the woman sufTrnKlst does n d make a OOd wife and moth f,r To prove they can raise children ibere i" a lare uaihTy or photographii ebawlag eefftnaiett with iaro fam- id.s. and to show their prowess as !, the ndvocates of woman's right I,, the ballot may be seen roasting tur key. mlxlna- salads nnd bnklnir pies and cakes As n result of man's cur laatty to see the sfohts of the fair the pssnelatlon expeds to raise $20,000 to nld the suffrage cause. SUGAR GOES STILL LOWER. New York Tre. 7 .Refined soynr xv ms n du. ed ten cents per hundred goaade today. Refined sugar was reduced an addi tional five cents later In the day. mak ing a total of fifteen cents KING AND QUEEN AT DELHI TODAY Enter City Escorted by Gorgeous ly Uniformed Proces sion oi Subjects IMPERIAL CEREMONIES OPEN Will Culminate Next Tuesday in the Great Durbar Amid Much Splendor tho Emperor and Empress Receive the Ruling Chiefs of Incaa. Delhi, ladle, Das. 7. - King George .and Qeoee Harg today na4a their state entry Into Delhi to bcKin the round of ceremonies which will cul minate next Tuesday in the Rrcut Im perial Durbar. Their m ijestics were accorded an enthusiastic reception lo the immense crowds gathered about the rates to the city. Viceroy Ilard ine and tin- f,o , rnors ami heads of pmrlaooa welcomed the king and queen, while a notalde gatheritiK of ruttag eblofo ead their escorts await ed the imperial visitors inside the fott Mllfs. The illy anil people alike were bedecked iii the gejool holiday attlro. Gorgeous Procession, The roar of the imperial sal tte w. l- BOgbOd the king emperor and quoen empri ss here. At tile station outside the fort government officio, Is, Indian princes, military offleori end thouaaade of aatleoe eeoomblod to greet tin- roy4 pair. After the con monies of pretm tntlon, their majesties proceeded to th' pavilion within the fort where were in troduced one hundred and Bft) ruling chiefs otthrod in richly colored ments and bedecked with jewels Then foHowedthe pr aefoa to the Dnrbav ninp four mill's away. Croat numbers of natives gathered along the route, forming- a striking bacli ground to the gorgoouely uni formed grnoeealoB, which was needed by lancers with bain's plavlng. Tin native escort or the viceroy in eoarfel and gold proooeded the imp- rial aeffej corpo compos, ii nt princes and their sons. Their majesties' and viceroys" suits cento next. As their majesties approached tin- troopl presented arms Tn rupee e opictatotg took offj their hats and natives bent deep towards the ground. Enter Throucih Historic Gite. The bodj guard Of Indian princes, who fallowed Immediately after, out shone in splendor all tint had passed, in strict order of pr. eodk noe Bgene one hundred .and fifty Mahaiajahs. Hajahs. v kwahe ami other eleMtatM Tin col umn doand by baado of ewvaga look ing Afghans and Pathag ObJefj on ihi nonles and a detuchnient of na tive and Itrltish troops. Their Majesties entered the cltv through King's gate, now opened fdf the Mrst time slme 1 K.r7. when the king or Delhi went to public worship. At the camp Ihe troops passtsl In re view. Raoeatione followed gad the Hep emperor replied hi the adawaea or weteorae. The crowds of picturesque humani ty, from a Rajah in silks to a hill naked Wallah, gath. red to welcome their emperor. Mingllnjr with then; were bojowoted Indian princes. arin. and administrative Oflfoorn, native and h'ritlKh private soldiers, and a large rmmhor of ferohjrn tourists. In all ipiarters a million persons as- embted in the oemp, The enclonl bat lock i-art, the smartest modern carrl- ige. the most powerful motor ear, the richly eaperloioned olephanl nnd 1,1 Od horse iidded to lie variety. The morning was given over to a reception id' dignitaries. A Ten Days' Program. The Official reception today mark.,! the beginning of n ten days' program of elaboratt remonlee. in addition to the Durbar Itself the events will In clude the laving of the fonndnttoO stone of the King Kdward Mmuoi:iI, the attendance or the king and ejaeoh t divine service In the greit tented Ity without the walls, a grand review of Itrltish and native troops, and a race mooting and military tournament. The program will conclude with state program throagh the etty or Del hi, at Waleti more than half of all t Tie rlotnoetlcated elephants In India arc expected to be In use. PRISON TWINE PLANT PAYS. Farmers Buyinq Heavily and Makinj Cash Payments. JaohOOa, btlch., Doe. 7. -At the close of the month of November the warden of the state orison sent a check for $7B,sS ,3$ lo the state treasurer, thla amount representing the sales from the binder twine factory. This Is the larrrest amount ever made In the busi ness In a similar period of time. There Is a lnrpe quantity of twine on hand and the report shows that farmers are y living large, quantities and pnylna rqsh for it. although In Its first year only n fourth of the on'ors re. l ived were accompanied by the money. Tle re Is now a total of 16.000 In the revolv ing fond maintained for the use of the plant. A man Is generally at his heaviest In his fortieth year. FIFTY-TWO YEARS IN PRISON. Parole or Pardon Asked For Old Con vict in Connecticut Penitentiary. Hartford. Qeani Dec. 7. Aneoag the thirty-six convh is at tin state prison at VTotbersflcId, whose appli cations for perelO will he considered b) the State Hoard of Pardons wln n that hoard meets here nct Tin day, . John W.irrcn, the oluV I mm. ile of th prison, who has sic nt lilt two years of his life III that penal institution. In the fall of 1S.V. John W.unn w as run rioted or the warder of his wfefo gad sentenced to prlsotl for life. He ill lei ed I he Mile pi I. .h it Wet In i stlel't November II, is",! and has remained isolated from the outside world ever since. Several times lie appealed t" the Board of Pard ns for his release, hut In every 00)00 his application was denied. This year he has again pe titioned for n pardon and hia frfonds eonfldentl) expect that this time tiie Ito.ird of I'ardons w'll in- less ol.-lnrnte. The history of Warren's crime is lather unusual. In tin .iilv summer Of lst;i John i Warren, then only tweiitv oic y-ars old. :.nd hi is-vcar old wife llveil on a Hlnall m in Wil- IllOgtOn, a little town in Tolland coun :v, iii the worth eg at tro pan or Oon- neotleat. Off a warm morning in .lul o! that y ir Warren ami liis wife tool, a walk in the woisls. It WOg hot ami Wheg they came t a breob not far from their form, byurreti proposed that they take off thefff oboeo ami otot Idaga ami bathe their feet in the cool v.ains of the brook. His wife coneooffod aaff, having taken on tor Obooi and tOOff ings. waded into the brook, Warren sprang iit her, threw her down ami held her head under waler until his wiTe was dead. Just what fury or pa Ion animated Warren and prompted htm to commit the cohl bloodi d and appai cntij unprovoked ' rime, h is iw.ver be, n ascertained. Warren himsell', altlc Ugh lie cm to the crtme. ha never given any ex planation or his action of the motive of Ihe deed. He n. let. . I tin iu.dy of his wife in the woods, where it was soon found. Warren was arreatod ami put through tho third degree. He eon fessed his crime, lul refused lo make ane rplaaatori atement After a number of years the nrardea, who placed iiiuiKual trust in Warr.n. relaxed the rior of lie prison lilies to a greiit extent tw far as Warren was concerned. The prisoner oati tnjide gardener and for many year- he took excelleni care of the flower garden of Ihe prison and of the ground ear- t'ontinued on Page Six. PERSIA MAKES AN APPEAL FOR AID ASKS THE UNITED STATES TO IN TERVENE IN CONTROVERSY WITH RUSSIAN GOV- . ERNMENT. Washington, Dec. 7. An anneal from Persia for aid and sympathy In its con troversy with Russia, now threatening its Independence, was read today in the House. It asked aid consistent with Persia's independence. Tariff Board Action Postponed. The Payne Pill to create a perma nent tariff board was brought up In (lie House committee on ways nnd means today by the Republican mem bers, but tii jgffattteo Indefinitely postponed action through a unanimous rote of the Democrats. This probably shuts off consideration nt this session. Underwood Not a Candidate. Democratic Leader Under Wood was indorsed for the presidential nomina tion by the Alabama delegation in Congress toil. iv. Underwood, while appreciating tin- honor, declared he was not a candidate. SENATOR LORIMER WILL TAKE STAND WILL BE LAST WITNESS TO AP PEAR IN HIS DEFENSE BLACKMAIL PLAN IS ALLEGED. Washington, Dec. 7. Several wit prases for the defense wen heard by Ihe l.orlinei committee today. Tin committee evpi-'ts to close the case within two weeks, Dorlmor will to the last witness for the defense and P slitv under oath Pr the Hr:,i time. Ocorgn Closs testified that Ir.in. Heems, a frh ml of White's, told him he and Whit i were preparing a "story to blackmail Lorlmer for flio.uoo ir possible, or at hast $7... 000. For this, the witnessed I. i Piled. Seems had told him White said he would turn oVOI all the papers to Lorfoaer, The witness Intimated Seems bad Invited him Into the alleged scheme hut he had declin ed. The Wltnoei said the story had been offered to some eastern publishers, who refused it for lack of verification. Then the story erne to be sold to a newspa-1 per and th' witness said Seems toldji'Uisoi t tits s pe. i. I agreement asnei- hlm President Wright of the Illinois ale or claims has already n aareed Federation of Labor was to take White upon, ord tho special agreement, to to a newspaper that would buy the gethor with this whedule. received story, White eventually sold the story the approval of the Senate when sub to the Chicago Tribune.' I nutted to it for that purpose at tho RELATIONS WITH OTHER NATIONS Taft Sends Message to Congress Dealing With U.S. World Affairs MAKES RECOMMENDATIONS Advises Legislation to Increase Country's Prestige Urcjes Establishment of Merchant Mar ine, Chamber of Foreign Com merce and Treaties. Washington. 1 He. 7.. In the second one fop!: BMSBgegje he has :-elit to I'on- gives during the three ffgjm of the pr, ... nt s;c:-.s!i.n. President Tart tdMy Icvicv.ed the foreign relations of the il'niied SlaPs with foieign g,)vern- etentO during the past year. In this m sMige the president urges the Senile o ratify the general arbit ration treaties With (Meat Britain ami I'rnnce a. nl conventions with N'icara cua ami Honduras ami suggests leuls- kttioa wbiehj to do shsrea, would trobgthea this nation's world trade ami position among other powers. The president says, in pari: The rear just pa sued marks aa im pel:, nt general movement on the part I the POOfOn for broader arbitration In the recognition of the manifold ben efits to mankirvl in the extension of tin i-oiicy of tho oettlemonl of brier 11 a th i al disputes by arbitration rather than by mr, and In response to a widespread demand fur an advanee in Hwit direction 'n the part of the peo ple ,,r the Halted states ami or oroai Britaig eg I Of Vtaace, new arbitration treaties were negotiated last spring with Oreat Britain and l-Yame, the terms or which were designed, as ,-x-nreOOOd la the preamble or these treat ies, to extend the scope and obligations Of tho policy of arbitral ion adopted in our present treaties with those gov ernments. To pave the way for thai Irefftl wi'ii tin- Unttaff ffbutoa fjhreal Britain m KOtlated an Important loodt Iboatlon In its alliance with .1 ipan, an the ITciu h govermm nt alro expedited tin negotiations with signal goml will The in w treaties have been submitted to the S' nate and are awaiting its ad rfoa and consent to their ratification. All the essentials of these Important treaties bane kanj been known, end ii is my earnest bop, that they will r -. eive prompt and favorable action. New Japanese Treaty. The treaty of commeie ami navigii Hon between tin I'niled States and liipan, signed in ttbf, nwagld be a strict interpretation of its provision; have t rminated on July 17, PJU. .f.1,1.,1, .- general treatfoe aitb the other pow ers, however, terminated in and the Japanese Knvi rnmenl expressed an earnest desire to OOUdUCl the aoffOtfo lions for a in w treat) with the I'nlted States simiiltam oiislv with lis nego tiations with the other powers Then were a number of important question -involved in the treaty, including the Immigration Of laborers, rev ision of the cufftome tariff, and the right of Ann it cans to Indd real estate in Japan. The I llitisl States consented to waive all technicalities and to enter at OffCO up on negotiations for a new treaty on the understanding that there should to a continuance throughout the lite of the treaty of the same effective measures tor the restriction of immi gration of laborers to American terri tory which had been in ojM-ration with entire satisfaction to both govenmcnts sinOO IfffS, The Japam .-e kov eminent accepted this Imsis of negotiation, and a gem treaty was ojalehly ooneluded, resulting in a highlv satlsfiiclory set- tlemenl of th- other qaoattoaa referred to. A satisfactory adjustment has also been offeoted of the queatione growing out of the annexation of Korea by Japan. Tin- rccenl visit of Admiral Oounl Toco to the I'nlted States as the na tions iruest afforded a welcome oppor tunity to demonatratO the friendly feeling so happily existing between the tare ooontrtoa, Diffe'-erces With Britain Settled. As hb result of a d. termliu-d effort Dg the part or both (treat Itrltaln and the Uajted Stales to settle all of their outelanding dlffeeoacee a number or treaties have been entered Into he 1 wish UbJ two countries in recent years, by which marly all of the un settled questions between litem of any Importance have innr boon adjusted In agr nt or arrangements made ' ir tin ir settlement P a rldt ration. A annrber of the gnoettled qwentfoae re ferred to consist ot pc'-uniary efohan presented by each country aaainst tho Other, and in order that as many Of iln se cdnims as possible should be set tled h arbitration a special agree ment for that purHse was entered In to between the two governments on th. isili day of August 1010, In accord ance with Article II. of the ajeneral ar bitration treaty with Qroal Hritaln of April 4 l eis Pursuant to the prov is- last session of I'uuajrcs. Negotiations between the- two covernnnnls for the reparation of an addition..; mhcffale oT claims are already well adv nn .-d. and it 1m my Intention to submit such schedule as siMin as it is ugre.,1 upon to th- Senate Tor Its approval. In or der that the arbitration procei dings may he undertaken al an early date. In this connection the attention of ' 'oriKiess is ai t icularl.v called to the neeessilv for aii appropriation to cover the expenw incurred in submit ting the.se QlelmO to arbitration. Russian Tresty Controversy. Ily direction r the state department our Ambassador to Russia lias recent ly been having a wrles of oeoffbrt gi H with the Minister or Foreign affairs of Russia with a v iew to securing a clear er understanding and construction of the treaty of s:i2 between Russia and the Darted states ami the gNnfffffcaffJoa or any existing Russian regulations O hit h gMt be foemd to interfere in any way with the full recognition qf the rights of American citizens under this treaty. 1 boiiene thai the govern ment of Russia is addressing itself MX rlously to the need of changing the present practiee under the tn .ity, and that sutliejeni progress has been made to justify the eon tin nance or those conferences, in the hope thai there gear soon be removed any Justification of the complaints of treatv violation now prevalent in this country. I hope that irnmodiatclv after the ChrfoUnag reoeee, 1 shall be able to make a further communication to congress on tills subject. Need For Merchant Marine. I need bardiy reiterate the ci. 11 vi. - tlon that there should si lily be built up an American men bant marine, This Is ins ess.irv to assure favorable trans oorlat it 11 facilities to our greet OOOCO borne iNWffmorce iis weil as to sup, le nient the Mary with an adequate re serve of ships and men. It would have th economic advantage or keeping at toeeo Mrt or the vast sums now paiil foreign shipping for earryng .ii- an goods, aii the peal eonunorctal nations pay heavy sulisidns to their men hiint marine, so Hiat It is ol.vioiis that without some wise aid from the Congress the I'niled States must lag tohtaff in the matter of merchant mar ine in Its present anomalous position. Chamber of Foreign Commerce. The interests of our foreign n- emree are ncemejrttoaa end as a factor in proeperlty ar- aa broad as the land. In the dissemination of beofal lllftll tae tfoff gad in Ihe coordination of effort erlain unoilicial associations have done good work toward the promotion of foreign commerce. It is cause for regret. howorWy that the great number, "f sm h asstsi.u'ions and the coin para - tive ia-k of oo-ogeratfoa botatee them falls to secure an OfhN lOOsUl conymensurate with the public ini. rest Through the a gen; y of the Ivpartment of Commerce and foabeT, and in gOOM discs directly, the Department r State transmits to reputable business inter cats Informathm Of commercial oppor tunities, supplementing the n gi.lar published consular reports. Soma en tr;il organl.ation In touch with asso clations and chambers of coinnierie throughout the count r and able to ki 1 p purely American interests In loser touch with different phasea of commercial affairs would. I believe. !c of great value. Smh organization might bo managed i,v a committee oinpos.,1 Of a small number of those now actively carrying on the work oT soma of the larger associations, and tin re might lir added to the commit tee, as members ex officio, one or two OfActafo of the Department ,,r State and one or. two officials from the Da. partmeni or OeenoMnmd gad Laboe acid roareeoatatiree or tho eppnejufoin committees of ongress. Merit System For Diplomats. I again commend to the favorable ac tion of the Congress tin en.ietment or n law applying to the diplomatic and consular service the principles embod ied in eoctfog ITU r the florleed st.itutcs or the Dai ted hseegj in the civil-service act of January 1 ;. iss:!. and the lOxe iitive orders of Jim,. -7 l.iOfi, and or November 26, Hion. in its consideration of this begun I ml sabjocl I desire lo re.alj to the attention ir the Congress the very fiivorable refiort made 00 th, Lowdeii MH for the Im provement .r the foreign service by Ihe Pore i vn Allan. I'ommitl the House of Represent.iHves Available statistics show the strictness with ahfoh the merit system ims iwcn p- pffod to the foreign Bervfoe during re cent years and the abCojats mm p.u lisan sehstlon of consuls and dlplo- gmile igerefcw fssnrogarfoe who ludmi rar from IH-Ing selected with an- nfoe to political consideration have actual- iv been ofrenon to ;i disproportion. rte extent Troni slates which would hnvi been nnre presented In the forcing a r lc,. under the system which it is to b hoped Is now permanently obsolete Home legislation tor (he pel iwtuaHon of the present system or examination affff promotions upon merit and efll- clency Would be of grMt4S value to our commercial and International in ; i i 1 1 v TAFT GUEST OF HONOR. New York Canadian Society to Hold Fifteenth Dinner. New York, Dec. 7. The Canadian SOCfoty or N 0 York expec ts to hsve President Taft as the guest of honor at Its fifteenth annual dinner at Delnion lco's tomorrow night. James It . the British ambassador to the I'nlted State-, will he another of the gsjCabN guests and will respond to the toast, "His Majesty'a Representatives." Rob ert foopcr Smith of Montreal will re spond for "The Kmplre," and the Rev. Pr. Charles A Raton, vice president of the society, will speak for "Can-ode." DYNAMITING FOR PAST FIVE YEARS Outrages Since 1906 Due to Mc Namaras and Men Back of Them Says Burns BROTHERS WILL KEEP SILENT Neither One of Them Will Tell the Grand Jury Anything Ortie McMsnigal First Witness Illi nois Central Strikers Denounce the Prisoners. New York, Dee. 7.--William J. Burns, the detective wf.o ran down the Me .Williams, declared lure today "that every dvnamlting outrage which has occurred Since J'.km; may b traced directly or Indirectly to the McNam aras and the men behind them. Disavowing enmity towards organiz ed labor, and declaring "such eonserva tlre h aders as John Mitchell and oth ers have stood behind me In my work." (turns said, "that if unionism Is to ptX raff il must kick out dishonest lead . ro gad the corrupt machine which Is dragging It down." "The turn the McN'amara case has taken,'' PC OOntlnued, "has been the jjreatest blow to socialism in the his tory of this country." "The iron workers are not the only union guilty of dynamiting," ho said McNamara Will Keep Silent. Los Aneles. Dec 7 -- ti tle McMnni Kal, confessed dynamiter, was th first witness before the Federal grand Jury toffay. The lury is taking up evldenco or an alleged giant conspiracy existing throngboot the Dnlted States, through which dynamiting damage of millions of dollars has been done. John .1. McNamara, confessed dy namiter, told Jailer (iallngher today that under B0 circumstances would ho give the federal grand Jury Informa tion of any kind. It Is understood James R hV Pfomora also would refuse to give testimony to the grand Jury. Strikers Denounce McNsmsras, Chicago, Dec. 7. Thirty-eight hun die.l striking shopmen of the TUInols Centre lines, at a mass meeting today, condemned the McNamara brothers and declare,) death should have been thah t nalty. Violence of anv kind in a labor controversy was held to he injurious to the cause, of union labor. DEATH OF JOSEPH STUKEL. Old Resident of Lsurium, Hers for Thirty Years, Dies. Joseph Stukel of Laurtum, aged SI. died yesterday of tuberculosis. Th aaOCaood had been In poor health for the past ten months, although he did not take to his bed until one week ago He is survived by a wife and nine chil dren, three of whom are married, two residing in ("alumet and one, Mrs. Mary Kvatz of (Jury, Ind. The latter was at the bedside of her father when ha passed away. The funeral will take place tomor row morning with services at St. Jo seph's Slovenian church, and inter ment In Iike View cemetery. The dOOOUBOd was a member of St. Joseph's and St Jacob's Slovenian so cieties, members of whom will attend the funeral. The late Mr. Stukel came to the cop per country from Slovenia in the early eighties), and settled In Calumet. H had bOOfl In the employ of the C. & H. Mining company for tho past thirty years. POULTRY MEETING POSTPONED. S '. 1 etarv-Trcasiircr C L Ra shore of tl,,. r I I'oullry association an num es there will he BO regular monthl. meeting of the members one week front this evening, owing to the bbBeaOi Of hunseir and President Rey nolds In CIlhBffll tfxt week. The next, regular meeting and the last one he fore the first annual show will take place the second Tuesday evening In January. BIG DEMAND FOR TICKETS. Secretary Heorge Westermann re ports eg OK Ottonl saat sale for the Seal,. un fffrigbt foL'tere which takea pi, ice tomorrow evening In the Calumet theater under the auspicea of the Y. M. C A lyceum bureau. The sale of tickets for this lecture Is believed to he the largest of anv lecture in the hln tor r the local association. WANTS CLOSER CO-OPERATION. CMoBffa, Dc 7 I 'loser co-opem Ho b legislatures with ihe Federal government in promoting Irrigation, was urge,) by Samuel Forller. chief of Iirigatlon or the depirtment or agri culture, before the National Irrigation congress tod.tv The ggOaheO d,s hired many western states projects have been retard, d bec:iue . .( lack of noe -essary legislation by the states. CALLS FOR BANK STATEMENT. Washington. Dec. 7 The comptrol ler, of the currency today Issued a call for a statement of the condition of na tional banks nt the ( lose of business Tuesday, Deeember 6.