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0=* The Wheeling Intelligencer Has the Largest Morning Newspaper Circulation In the State of West Virginia
packs the weather ^ y^/^ ^a,r and warmer Friday and prefe. VOLUME LXI. NO. 223_WHEELING, W. VA., FRIDAY', MAY 2. 1913. ~ PRICE TWO CENTS ALIEN LAND BILL UP THIS MORNING FOR FINAL ACTION DEMOCRATS IN CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE WIN DB> LAY’ OF ONE DAY. r'&ssage of Dili Will lnwilve an Appeal to the Courts 0%er Treaty Rights. I . ~~ I i r WASHINGTON, May. t.— t ' Just before leaving Washing | ton for a two day trip through j New Jersey today. President | | Wilson sent what probably will ! he Hip last word on the project- | ed California alien land owner I 1 ship bill. It was a message to ' I Governor Johnson suggest ng 1 1 that the Webb o»ll. which ts.i ‘ 1 Progressive-Republican major- I * ty plans to put through the i GH'fornia legislature tomorrow ’ ' woulo involve an appeal to the I cei rts en the question of treaty t I r f.hts and bring on what miqSt • be Icng and delicate litigation.** 1 The governor replied imme- ' ri.Atelv that he "would be 9*- t ' trrmely grateful for any tug- j I feftions that wsuld avoid the * l objection you mention.** ! This came after the president 1 had left the Wh te House. I At the state department ab- \ solute silence is maintained. It I is made plain that there will be ' no announcements before the return of Secretary B^yan. The * Japanese embassy is equally f ret.cent although it is gener- ' ally understood in official c»r- ' I cles that the Webb bill is re aarded there as even more of fensive than any of the previous drafts cf proposed hfillltillV. FACRAMKXTO. <*al.. Ma> 1—An indication of th»* form flic l>emo < ratic opposition will fake to the Webb redraft of the anti-alien land hill mhs given iu the senate today when the measure came up for final action. It whs the original plan of the ITogre»*lvo Republican majority In f* :iSHiir.iiic»- of .i «.iirre-*nil i&siie to torce file bill to a vote at onre, but! at the request of the Democrats a ; I ostponement of oi.e (lay was grant-' •■<i at th<* lust minute. The matter f '•as set as a special order for 11 • o'clock to-morrow morning. In return for the delay the admin-1 I tration leaders received a pledget irom the minority that it would abide by the results as shown in the final! loll call tomorrow, and not demand a reconsideration Thu- the I'ris gressives fee! t ..it. although appar ently they lost a day. In reality they saved several by checking further ef lorts to Impede their plans. The brief debate today on thi mis tion to postpone disclosed the fji t j mat tin- I teniot rats have hearkened j to the advice from Washington, as • delivered by Secretary of State llryan. and will make a formal stand* in suppoit of the national adminisfra tion. In order to meet the Issue ■quarely. Senator Curtin, democrat, introdueed a resolution setting forth the fact that President Wilson Is op posed to the alien land bill, and m < hiding the following declaration: Strong Resolution "Re I* resolved, that th* peopl • »»f • the state of California do hereto re i icr to the wishes fit the President of th*- I niteil Sfao . and this legislature, will not at thi* se sion pas* the bills herein mentioned if Is believed generally that to the < Cent of si|p|Mirtlng Curtin s resrmi • Ion the Derma rat- will defer to Sc< • retary llryan. Senator Camln*ft|. Democrat, work j ing Independent!' (,f hi* <oi|eagiies. is preparing -everal amendments to J the Webb hill to he off' red tomorrow I Wdson Telegrjm. Th- folinwing teli pram from Pre»| ] dept Wilson «-<- rerelvpd h<-re today! In ilnvi rnor .lohnson I take the lltn r>> of falling in ir | attention to the U ebb bill. which! would Involve at. tp|»-.i| to the courts j < n th»- que«*lon < f tr*a’v rights, and I bring on « t at might tie long and del-1 I*ate litigation Governor .l-ditisfin immediately re plied I than on verv much for vonr suggestion The fault may b* due to fCoaf‘mawd oa P»gs Eight > SUTHERLAND PRESENTS HIS MAIDEN BILL WHICH IS THE CHILTON BILL PROVIDING ADDITIONAL JUDGE IN ITH CIRCUIT. Window Glass Men Appear Before Senate Committee and I*rotest Against the Tariff Bill. IntaUigt&car Ba run. Washington, D. C.. Mi y 1. rnit*rrs»miui Howard Sntherlan I. r>f West Virginia, today introduced hi* maiden hill, which was the Chiltoll measure i.rovidlng an additional Judg : f.*r the Fourth federal elreult. Its oli le. I I* to give the Fourth circuit thr..* .iudges. |t now lias two. The |.||! passed ihe senate last Mondav follow - ing a vigorous speech In It* behalf by Senator tjoff. It th. I it 11 passe* i he house within th** next few weeks it Is understoo I that the nomination of Judge < •. It. Wood*. ,.r south Carolina. f,,r th> <iotf v.o,h.. Fourth circuit, will bj withdrawn and t'ongr- ssman John W. Havls. of West Virginia, named for that place. Judge Wooils will I..- given the new plan-. I irwv.-ver, there is onlv a remote han. .• for the earn passage of the Ml. l.y Ihe house Judge Clayton, i hairmari of th.* judlplarv eonimfttee Mild tonight that ih,* .han..* for the ' III in the present session are "stun " Hi** judiciary committee has not been organized and It |* not likely th? house will consider ’he bill until tint committee ha*. l*>ok.d Into It. Judge '•lavton iai.1 there i„ „nlv a r. mote eh..lire that the house wilt take up |he hill and pas* it without the ...mmlfro iir»t making an ln<iuiry into It. Window Class Men Protest. «>„< Virginia and Ohio window tlass manufacturers arc making a dc.». aerate fight against the Cnderwood aill rates on window glass Today a arse delegation of manufacturers rom those states called Aipon mem >ers of the senate finance committee and vigorously protested against the rates carried in the house hill. There sere about a score of manufacturers Ml the delegation They did not rest ’ontent by laying their complaint with the sub-committee handling the windou glass section in the I'nder wood bill but they divided themselves into small committees and person tilv ailed upon every member of the fi nance committee from Chairman Sim mons down The window class man ilfacturers are haunted by the fear i hat the Itelginn class makers will Irlve them out of business They rlalm that If the ta-lff on window d«-s lip to inch bracket r ■ffi* <>d. as proposed In the t'nderwo id hill. Itelginn competition will ran«e I he Mg Industry of West Virginia to shut tip shop. Congressman II H Moss. .Tr. in Irodueed a hill to day asking direct Ing the war department to turn over >o Carl Shatta. Pns' (l A It at Ripley. W Va . two bronze or brass cannon nr field pieces for ornamental pur poses. News today from Congrt -man fas \ Hugher. of Huntington. who wen' to New York sta'c for Ms health. Is that he Is rapidly improving Congressman Motherland has oh. talned a rural r mte for Hotton«vlRe On tMfLOTT HAS reCTTT.IA* ACCTDEST Mrs. Walsh Testifies In the Graft Cases NKW VfMlK. Mu. f Th* pri.^ni t r»fl |>rar t .r,f|| V rompl*t'ff It* « a«r ffr •lay again t fh* fwr former pollr# In *p*ctor* Thovii(i«*ti, Mo «*« y. Mtiftha »w| * ho on trial for nl !• g#*r| #*on piracy to oh*frnrf fhro igh brih«r\ of |»ro*porftv# gram! •ry nltn* tgaln-t fh»- H'«***m * wftr»o*r» - t«*f|mont In »or rot mm* on of I »orna W \\*l*h, ;«n *•* * .«pt.|tf> •» ho 01 f« « <| fit Mrmft itig *f »t »*• that th** tp fffirt^nt* • Al**'1 fitrt'l* tn an rfToff to ke»|» * iernfi fiPr anr| i graft tahrr from ron f***lnr Walnli •» t * hit* «t*n* ihg *t flr*t *hat h#r antr>rn«»bfJ**. hot#*! «Vtnn*r*. j»nr| nfh#*r ' »» . rp* * t rr* pah! for out of graft tnht|tr* -Aa* finally brought to n'lmlt. ifa|r-r t ro- '-umlrnft'on 'hnf *h*« hnt'« WnMi I#*vl#»»f on r# •»»rt* Wall I •opp« r» f <||/| Into * tha* I ••a* 'Ivlnr on rn hn*haf|tj grafting/ ■ *»*• mM rHortanfft <4h** tr 4*|f|#«f| a to hf*r ho h int! a •t.rirr* In ’ll* al • g* ■! • •«* / of I,rib** fo lit*|» h« «»rn»* A rtlpp ;« r*> aft nwr>»>r. who ha<1 matin rtmrl.aiirna, frmr thn roiirt * iuri->l|rt inn Tim .|n fniuiut.it „r.- nhargnri viHh hating Jolnnr| *l'h W al«li In thfi* r ntlnator T*ld of $ipp fund Kiilt-nr l"» a pafrnlnvnan a« tiling •nntan* n af'np |.hurling guilt v In hrih •Tv if - iif|w| p< m ,|,f. > t|i|i fun.| a tiff '•f a ll'itw.'i tiin-l ra. •••! t.. knnp thn wllnrva hlftitnlf frntn ron'riv |ng Tbnm|.«nr, nttiriiI him ft •» m<nth *•• k•**■(. allnnt. K..v • •nrn. hit* tk|n a a* nn* «-rin>ipli, an<l h- fttrnntl Htaf* a • vW«-n«-.. ahmi ninn<a ‘a- nut rnts.ut In .ar,* f.»r Ills family If hn a nnt to Jail I'ax tnl»| «.f grafting ami »>f • haring thn tnntmv with W al«h trbn •m 'a*,I frtltf hltn that I* a a- «|.||t • I'h thn lntf.r.<tnr nf th.. ilisirirt •^ll>|. '1 tlfl.-.l t,, paving graft fnr imlh'n pintnf tli.n It.- ,|. «, r|l.. ,| h..« •in a as hrilx >| In ftn, tn \rn Irrtrv rntiirnlng «nnn It t...amn nvlflntit tha* In- a a nut gntng *n rn.nlv*. alt nf thn fuml t-rnmlanrl him Hl|ip ••!•! X«n«nnv ami lluoarv a.-rn thn -.nr • i.i thn. tin afr.H, • M*' 'u -up piy thn hfI!>•* rniaiv HIKING HOME wOWOfft W HAT VtOODY V*»LL SAY?' j PEACE WILL SETTLE OTHER PROBLEMS LONHON. May 1 -No date has yet J been fixed for tht» re-assembling of j the pt*r» ronferenre at London but | 'he powers are urging Turkey and the; Halkan allies to send tiieir delegates as quickly as possible in the belief that th" conclusion of peace will H*. \ slst in the settlement of the other problems. A It hough the tension arising over the (ale of S« utnri has been lessened, '■ • th" danger Is not past it is under-1 stood that Montenegro is willing to evaluate that town on condition that i territorial compensation he allowed, but Austria heretofore has insisted on unconditional evacuation, and ir she' •'•till persists in this attitude a pea. -j ful arrangement hardly will he tM>- ’ sit It Th.- Austrian emperor has sum ! moneil an extraordinary crown coun cil for tomorrow, which will include! the premiers and »ar ministers of both Austria and llungarv Keport* through Vienna say that! the Montenegrins are preparing S* u-1 1 tart tor a siege Formal Demand. <•KTIX.lL. Montenegro M..v 1 T . HiifttUii) rmnwtrr to M<*nt. . .. * ...... f'< • :i\ >.r<a*irm’ . ..mi . , , M f t.•?»»•* rr» w!t . t • •• 1. »n .r ! < f t . Kiari»f rnn r »w« • - f r • . . •.,. . s■ <thm .»• *| irit niMfir.ic fh.it .« i •.i \ 0r i 11 r ft ft tin • > . ti|4 M’ftit* ririe i o FALLS FLAT : Huntington Minister* Crusade Against Vice District Is Unsuccessful. ,] | Mat it, I, t , |i. Intel) «.• ... HIXTIXITOX \v V* May 1 - The crusade i ■■nilili led li ythe Muni • Irigton Mini.i, rial Association tn rid! Huntington of If* »ice district has r. suited in complete failure Th*- grand i Jury adjourned this evening and liv, l*s failure to return a striate Hull, t rinnt again.- any women of the m [ j der world Ihcnrrdh aliv reached lli-i vcrillcf that ilie y|( e district Is to be I regarded as a necessary evil The mlnlstera min lined that they would' continue their crusade anti would at I tempi the »IIy authorities to take some action to eliminate that se lloii 1 of the city BELLAIRE NAN Killed at Farmington When M s Foot Caught In Frog and He I* Cut In Twain. ! Ape, l» lUspsf- , to II.. Infelltg- fi- . , FAIRMONT \V Va . Mav I The t>ody of William Matthews, at com p.lined hv his wile ami father III law K l» Workman, of Ih-Hatte. Ohio, will1 leave on an farlv fraln for It. Hair. this morn Hit Matthews, who ws* II" years of age ami married, was killed tit flay when hi- f#a»t ranch* |t, a frog on the im, ka at Farmington 1 Mis train ran over him and he wa« rut In twain Matthews was a . hrakeman on the It a n and resided here III home was m It. IIsir. and the find - will Ifc hurled there DfWfV VICTORV CFLFBRATID \V AXIIIVITUX, |i r, \|a» | Tw#fit\ one of the surviving officer w hr« fought under Admlial ficorv-I ||N-w.y In the battle of Manila In., celel,rated the II ff# rri*h annti errn't ! of rite famous fims • iig-ic.-mmi i,.-r, I to night a' M,> annual reunion and ! hanrpiei of the ,H I.I| of Manila hav 1 ;Th. r.ffi, er«. im*idm. It. ,r Admirtl Aaa M’alki i , cn er "I'oe-ot,1 .ml fh< nl« »ur i I vivnr r.f lk*o fleet ra|.laltis. rath •-r»-d a round '!»• harw| jet tuhle to I honor to \,|nura| l*»n presld, n* of. Illie • >«u * GOVERNOR TAKES FIRM STAND IN MINE SITUATION SERVES NOTICE ON ALL TH AT HE WILL NOT TOLERATE EVASIVE TACTICS Of Either Miners or Operators— Says Strike Must Come to an End This Week. Sr»c it »,. t'e Intelligence- I « HARIwKSTON. \V. Va . Mav 1 — That Governor Hatfield will no long-' er tolerato dilatory or evasive tactics1 hy either the operators or miners In | the industrial strike district was made v|-ar late this afternoon when' lie isgue.i a statement, declaring that ! would no longer tolerate methods' that are not Intended to restore and preserve p»*nr« ' I ant glad to say that the strike s|t nation Is clearing up The men are rapidly returning to work nnd I fee! that Ivoth shies are noting ami will act in good faith, with hut few exrep ttons." said the governor I hop ■ it will he ||ie desire of those who ih> not believe lit law. order and good government to rake th-dr leave! ,n so. other country I have been patient and have i|-ait leniently w ith those who have heretofore violated the law, as well aw aided and abetter' •itnl gm n their influence in perpetm I at mg strike and discord Protection to person and property ’** »• •• piramount <1utv of provpftimt’nr and I whall Impartially and faithfully carry nut these principles | hope, that I will not he forced to th- pain fill duty of proceeding further under til.- power vi-wted in me hy rhapter ... I'Mi.iiiMiiaii* arid maintain the standard of law and ord r. uhlih is a guarantee of pro lemon, safety and comfort to our citizenship. hilt I want It thoroughly understood bv all that I shall con- ; ’Intis* vigorously to tarry out mv In t* nitons id hrlr-iltig aho?it such con dltlofis forthwith a* will enable the1 local authorities to assume the r*- i sponalhllll) w hlch the |ieople pp-ctcd j fhi m to fill " ’Ihe governor concluded Ins state tt*c»i* with th • following declaration ; •This week must • nil the long drawn out Strike In th Kanawha coal Held Those Inside and outside iht.i section •ho disagree with me relative to law and order will not le temporized with! further ' ELECTION HELD AT BETHANY L'ttl* Interest Taken at There Was No Issue and No Oppos ing Tickets. iiKTll \\V. ir' Vn Mat I The an final municipal elerllon was hc|<| to re la da* with loti tilth int rest Its*lug , t iken. i- tlicfi w,*. no tsstn* at stake There were no in kefs In the field and ho'li land' t- for mato, were If• ptih Ik an* The election rr idled as follow's Por inavor W IV Pilchard. Th. I lohn Ultra n, .‘T Por recordi’r professor K I. Perry. Pr .fcssor p T McKvoy, 31 Por council l»r W T lioohor, T«. , tlonao Wells. c.f(, Professor VV It Tailor ttl, tVilttani I Moore, and Professor I P Workman, > The following wife defeated for I rouin II Pm! l,nuik, I*!; J. |t Por ; tiev I.1 M It .lone’- *tI Pdn srd H > It h, 1’*. Mh-rt It Wells. ::. Mfrnt I .a tit k I*! Titr wccrwtt WAsniwoToa Mir l.-Per*cssti Ohio sail Wsslsrn fintarntnls Fair »r t »srm Frldsy ana r re ha hi y Watur t«», moderate aonth wtnda wtsr trirrmie Petr and warm r»1 I tan and nrohahly ggluxdj. I ATLANTA, tin. May I.—Ten rom fianl* s of state militia tonight were or dered held In readiness hi the audi torium armory here as the result of l»* rslstent rumors of a probable at • tempt to storm the cuunty* Jail where ''»**' I-ec. a negro watchman, and l.co M. Krunk are held In connection with the murder of Mary Phagan Th military on! r < ante from a«jj .i»nt • icr.cral J van Holt Nash ufler a .-ou ferenee with flovcrnor Itrown. Police leser'es also nre being held ri ad;, at headquarters. Held As Suspects lam M Frank, superintendent and Newt I^'e. negro night watchman at the National Pencil Company s plant where the body of Mary Phagan was found Sunday morning, were held as ‘■Suspects pending the coroners In vestigation .1 M (Irani, former look-keeper al the pencil factory, and the only pris oner against whom n murder charge was made, was released late today with Arthur Mullinax. held on a charge of •Suspicion Alibis satisfac tory lo the police were established The session of the Inquest this after noon lasted only a few minutes Two hundred and thirty fixe employes at th. pencil factory, where the body of the girl was fount, were sworn but tit. wltmsses were heard Another negro employe at the pencil factory, .lames Connelly, was placed under arrest today in connection with the rase, making the sixth arrest CONVENTION OF HEN TO BE AT INDIANAPOLIS Sl «" fuap*'* to 1C** InirlllirtiraP, CIIAKI.KdTON. \V Va . May I A new feature waa iidop'cd at the aec find day a aeaalun nf the International conference of the Itnard nf IHahopa nf the Methodlat Kpi*<opal church. In ing held in thla city when If wa* de i uli'il to have the National fonienlton of .Methodlat nun hi Indianapollr. In diuna. (ii'tnher thla year The I Ini e and place fnr the negt meeting nf the Hoard waa al«o dccld ed. !<i I/nil* being aeleited. begin filrur October ‘Jh Owing to the failure nf Hlahnp Wal dr in. of Cincinnati, to he preaenf. the memorial addn -* al the unveiling of the Hlahnp Morna tablet «t the Mnr rla Memorial ehuri h. al Malden near 'hi* Oil v.i delivered hi Iflahop |1 II Moore Till, evening Hlahnp* Ham limn and Hughe*, ladh native* of V\e*i Virginia and 'lovernor Halfleld. delivered addreaaea Tomorrow fhe MHlIaterlnl anil laiv Conference will be In Id and the eiening milling open In 'he pub'll Will I*, preaided over b> Judge C \\ l.i nrh. of fhe Supreme Court TO RE STAGE THE BATTLE OE GETTYSBURG Mllvltf.KTOVVN N V. May I A plan lo rentage the bailie nf tSetfyw burg on it* fifli th annlTeraary In July with hand ahaking taking the plai e of bullet* aaa announced t«v flight In Henri M Howell who foughl with fhe 12 If li N**w V of k reg Intent at i!etty*hiir« According to Hrand Vrmi of ihe lli'piitdtc men h* re thi ' of Mr Howell blmaelf a ti A | H mem to r I* meeting with the ap I |Toial of main men who look part In the battle Afr Howell ta endeavoring lo arrange tho contending armlea" a« Ihey w- -re on the eve of battle and liale them advance aero a* the fimmia field and < lasp handa. NO DEVELOPMENTS IN LA BELLE DEAL SINCE TUESDAY EFFORTS FAIL TO AMEND THE TARIFF BILL REPUBLICANS SOUND WARN-1 ING OF THE RUINED INDUSTRIES But Democrats Go Serenely On and Vote Down All the Amendments. WASHINGTON. May 1 —All efforts of the opposition to disturb the '.Mar-1 ket basket" reductions In the Demo cratic tariff bill failed in the House today, despite the fact that Rrpuhlt can orators sounded warnings of ruin ed industries, enforced idleness and empty cupboards to follow the enact ment of the I'nderwood bill Still championing the bill as the greatest that has ever been written for the benefit of the people of the country, the Democrats were deaf to the ideas of representatives of the beet and canp sugar constituencies | against free sugar in three years; un ! moved by the charge that they legis lated Into the hands of the beef trust I by placing duties on live stock while I free listing their products; detenu j Ined to rush the passage of the bill at the earliest |K>*sible moment The first break from the solid front of the tnalorlty came, however, when I-oulsana Democrats, led by Represen- • tatlve Broussard, appealed to Reptib-1 lican leader Mann for a share of time in w hich to speak against the sugar! schedule, and when Representative Kinkead, a New Jersey Democrat, tit-1 tered a prediction that the Senate would strike out the Ways and Means Committee's ten per cent rates oil j live stock. Increase on Cattle. When Representative Sloan, of Ne braska. introduced an amendment to Increase the rate on cattle from ten to! fifteen per cent, after a 25 per cent ainendmen of rordtiey. of Michigan, had been rejected. Mr Kinkead de clared that he belived the Ways and! Means Committee had kept the plat-1 form pledge to the people when they had reduced live stock rates t<f ten j per cent, hut tp. felt that the Com mittee should have placed live stock! on the free list along with meats "I believe and hope.’ said Mr Kin kead. "that when U conies back to us from the senate the duty will be cut off and that every Democrat on this floor will support it.’ * Benefit Sugar Trust. This arrMsed prolonged applause1 from the Republicans, w ho earlier! (Contlnned on Wage Steven.) QUITS RACE — Hon. C. W. Oaenton, Candidate For District Attorney Quit* on Account of Health of Law Partner. (•pedal IMspatch to ttie IntellUdirer. HI’NTIXGTON. \\ Va . May 1 -It became known here today that lion. •'. \V Osentnn. of Fayetteville. pr>m Inent Itemocratle leader In the State who was regarded a* the leading ran dldate for I>1 strict Attorney of the Southern district of West Virginia.! and who Is known to have had the I endorsement of Senator William K | t'hllton has quit the race The reas-, on given by Mr Osenfon Is the ill I health of his law partner A .1 Horan ' made It Impossible for him to give his ! time to the position PROMINENT VAN HAS SERIOUS ACCIDENT, j PHILADELPHIA. May 1—John R. 1 Read, collector of the port of Phil adelphia In the second Cleveland ad. I ministration and a former fnlted f (States district attorney, was serious ly Injured to day wrhen he was struck I ■hv a trolley ear In West Philadelphia i lie wa« removed to the I'nlverslty hospital where |t was found that the skull was fractured He la seventy 1 years old and a prominent member t of the bar NEGRO DESPERADO STILL AT LARGE' ALLKNDAI.K. H (', May 1 Ulrh ard \ustln, the negro desperado who! attempted to criminally assault aj young white woman near here y-ster-l day anil killed two of a posse of men j trying fo capture or kill him. had an other brush w |th a posse.- late this af i tertioon In which It Is believed he t was wounded He still was at large! late tonight dispatch from pittsbcrgh SAYS SCHWAB IS BE HIND DEAL. _ Local Man. Informed in La Belle Affairs, Says Plan Is to Mer*e Plants—Schwab Not in It. A Pittsburgh news bureau wired low lnte,llgeneer ,a8t evening as fol Intelligencer. Wheeling. It became known here to-day that !nharoCh.ui Schwab- President of the Bethlehem Steel company, is the ruling power behind the syndicate that will m all probability complete the purchase this week of the I.a Belle Iron Works plants at Wheeling and Steubenville and the McKees port Tin Plate Works in McKeesport. Negotiations were first started last »?|bniH'X b> iA "Indicate headed by Albert Tilney. of Harvpy Plakp & Sons, of New York, and C. K. Wib Ka,l<I. J K ,,aull> representing Httsbutjh capitallats. for the pu* heT 'r Aon,r,,ll'"K internal ,n but b T f'll' -'*cK*’,*flPr>rt plants. ut th. deal fell through owing to a disagreement over the price «.,T „ofrer n,adf' at the time *20.00°.,a.o ihnt the controlling in ♦ ••••5oUCHk. hV*° <orl,ora"ODa asked *--.400.000. It was learned that . „h , Nchwah syndicate would y *;rur*' ,h" Plants for *21. si,: lh>‘ negotiations for tha sale were reopened a few days ago KTn. rromMn'«d a. S ' 'V,llock and Pauli visual Steubenville and conferred with Ih^ executive committee of the 1^! Ben! Iron Works company. Bp,1# Members of the no«.,ii. ,or ,b« Purchase oTthe ptanm T,d b*">,.'“‘re R'ven assurance bv Mr Titney that Charles J|. Schwab of hhh< Steel Company w„ behind the deal. y M No Newk Developments. Relative to the above It can ba stated definitely that there has bee£ no new developments In the mat he T"ple,*‘ Publication of the details of the negotiations in this paper last Tuesday. There has been correspondence between the Interest, ed parties and the promoters have agreed to furnish the names of tha principals In the deal but they hava not yet done so. A man well informed In lg» Bella circles stated to the Intelligencer last evening that heretofore Charles M Schwab has not appeared In any of the negotiations and is In no way connected with the present deal. The plans of the promoters are to purchase the La Belle. McKeesport an<l Phillips plant, merge them Into one concern and operate them as an independent concern hut as stated above there arc no new details to the proposed sale since last Tuesday. OPPOSITION TO NEILL FAILED Senate Confirms Hit Appointmsnt At Commissioner of Labor W'th Sbgbt Opposition. WAHMJNlJTuN. |>. i*.. May Tha senate lab- today confirmed the nom inations of Charles P. Neill, as com missioner of labor statistics; J. F. a. Strong. of Juneau ns governor if Alaska, and M. M. Smith, aa commis sioner of rlshrrtes. The expected opposition «n TV. Nelli rtl.l not develop much strength. Sen ator overman confining himself to a statement of his objections, but refus ing to resort to dilatory tart lea. Near ly two hours were spent in a dlscus sl in of the r»tMif*«(' policy of Secre tary McArtoo to make < hangea In th<* * ust * >ms service slid replace present Incumbents with men "more In aym path’ with the administration." Sen ator Penrose wantid an tnvemlgatloa made of the -asr of t‘heater w HIIL • clb• tor of the port of Philadelphia, who was asked to reatgn an that a m»n mere in svmr-athy with the *d nlnistratlon could be given his jnh, 11* publicans were anxbuis to hnntr nhm being in sympathy meant, and whether or not William If. Rerrv, m m'tiatrd by l*rcstdcnt Wilson for tin post, had that sort of a disposi tion. a resolution to Investtgat# IMr* resignation failed, and adjourn mitif was taken with this patmnaaa uucstl-in 01 til utset||ed, Horry was not confirmed TO RECOGNIZE CHINA HKKINfT, May I The rnlted* State* will recognize the Republic of f'hlna tomorrow The f'hlnear goe. ernment will tesilfy t„ its apprecia tion by an elaborate reception and him heon to the legation s‘afT at tha winter palace H ouse Republicans are Divided on Committee « AHMIV<-.T»*X. Ma> I. lkpiihil-1 ran* In the house am dli Idrd ,.n th. ounsllnn or nhrn (hr MnpuMi.an .on ■ rossioii.il i ampule?) rommltlrr shall 1.0 rooms, ixo.i ri„mo of thp party i Isadora ihlnk Iho n.mmlllio nuchi to e*' t-urothor for orcanlnatton nn-l work immediately rrhllo ..thrrs insist ii|s*n walllna unlit the rnllnn.il torn- . m it too ha- nutltnod its plans in «>r.tor ?. h.iso ,-n ordlnalkrn Instead of <1 i I ((ration of effort. j & MON* • hiirrtla. 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