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ji ii I'IB Hi' :B!f!i I I HOUSE APPROVES TARIFF MEASURE flF. Undefwood Bill by Vole of281 to 139. PARTY LINES CLOSELY DRAWN Five Democrat!) and Fourteen Progres sives Opposef Measure, but a Few 1 of the Minority Support It. Washington, May 9—The Under -wood tariff bill, proclaimed by the Democratic party as the answer to ita platform pledge to reduce the tariff downward, was passed by the house. The vote was 281 to 139, Ave Demo crats voting against the bill and two Republicans for it. Four Progressives supported the measure and fourteen opposed it, while one independent Progressive joined with the majority. When Speaker Clark announced the vote exuberant Democrats hoisted a stuffed Democratic donkey over the heads of their colleagues in the rear of the chamber, a faint ripple of ap plause followed and the gavel fell on the first chapter in the history of President Wilson's extra session of congress. Republicans anT Progressives, led respectively by Representatives Mann H»d Murdock, protested to the last against the measure, the lowest tariff bill ever written, and proclaiming, as the Democratic avalanche bowled them over, the virtues of tariff com mission plans. Republicans who voted for the bill •were Cary and Stafford of Wisconsin. Democrats who opposed It were Brous gard, Dupre, Lazaro and Morgan of Louisiana, on account of the schedule reducing sugar 25 per cent and send ing it to the fiee list in three years, and C. B. Smith of New York. Progressives who voted for the bill •were Kelly and Ruple.v of Pennsylva nia, Nolan of California and Bryan of Washington, Kent of California, foi inerly a Republican, but now an inde pendent Progressne. Progressive header Murdock and thirteen of his Progressive followers voted with the minority. Renrebentatne Copley, a Jrogresshe, dul not vote, answenug ••present" to his name r, i. Ii.J11fc Sill Now Goes to Senate. The tariff fight shifts from the house, -with its overwhelming Demo cratic majority, to the senate, -wheie the party's slim majonty of six al ready has been I educed, as far as this bill is concerned, to four. Unless senators familiar with the progress of suih legislation are mistaken theie is now littlf piospect of a final vote on the bill befoto Ans 1 The bill's passage through the sen ate will be fought eveiy step by a Republican organization, apparently entirely in aocoid on this subject. Democrats on the senate finance committee, which will handle the bill, expiess belief that it would go through in piactually the same form as it passed the house and that then small maioiitv will stand fiim to the last. The subcommittees of the finance oommittet} whuli have been investi gating schedules of the Underwood bill for weeks plan to make a few changes In several schedules, but the wool, sugar and other schedules 'which brought out the hard tight in the house are not to be touched, ac cording to the present plan The income tax and administiation features are to stand Democratic leaders acknowledge th.it the two sen ators from Louisiana will not accept the sugar schedule and- that thev might be willing to combine with oth ers to defeat the whole bill A change of two or m^re Demo cratic votes would bring about the end of the Louisiana desire. Al though there have been leports about the senate that the Democrats intend to allow one more senator to vote against sugar and another to vote against wool leaders of the finance committee refused to confirm it (ft CASE AGAINST DEBS DROPPED Action Taken Upon Instructions of Attorney General. Fort Scott, Kan., May 8.—Federal cases against Eugene V. Debs, for merly Socialist candidate for pres' tlent, and J. I. Sheppard and Fred War ren, publishers of a Socialist news paper at Girard, Kan charging at tempt to obstruct justice, were cfis missed in the federal court here upon instructions from the attorney gen eral. This ends several months of litigation which resulted from a gov ernment charge of misuse of the mails brought against those connected with the Girard paper. HOME RULE BILL OFFERED Asquith Reintroduces Measure in House of Commons. London, May 8.—The home rule for Ireland bill was reintroduced in the house of commons by Premier As quith and read the first tune under the standing order of the house which debars debate. It will come up for a second reading on June 2. ,f- iSf MRS. C. VANDERBILT. Offers Financial Aid to Study and Prevent Cancer. ~J*-^-* 3?. **V$&s 4*r-& l:' '8P& TO WAGE WAR ON CANCER Several Wealthy Women Offer to Endow Society. Washington, May 10.—Plans for formation of a society for study and prevention of cancer were announced here by Frederick L. Hoffman, a di rector of the National Association for the Study and Prevention of Tubercu losis. Much of the effort will be of an educational nature. A number of wealthy women, among them Mrs. Cornelius Vander bilt, Mrs. Russell Sage and Mrs. Spey er, have offered financial aid, he said, to start the movement. Mr. Hoffman said that corsets, heat on the lips from the stem of a clay pipe, growths caused by tar with those in the pitch industry, eating of too hot food and ot brook trout, are among the known and probable caus es of the disease. EXTENSION OF CIVIL SERVICE All but First Class Postmasters to Be Included. Washington May 8.—Postmastei General Burleson announced that it was the pm pose of Piesklent Wilson and himself to take into the classified service, probablv dming the next year all postmasteis of the second and third classes. Fourth class of fices alreadv have been coveted b.v executive otder. After a conference with Piesident Wilson Mr Burleson also announced that an executive order would be is sued rc(|iining that all fouith class postmasters now in office, or candi dates for piospective appointments, should be subjected to a competitive examination to deteunine their fit ness for the office HAITI'S HEAD WAS POISONED Late President Victim of Potion Placed in Food. New York, May 11.—Poison admin istered in his food caused the death on May 2 of President Auguste or Haiti, according to a dispaVh from Kingston, .lamaica. printed here, based on news received in Kingston by mail from Haiti Other members of the president's family were affected anr revived with difficulty the advice* stated The death was leported at the time to be due to natural causes Another statement from the saru° source is that seventeen persons were killed dming the abottive uprising following the election of Senatoi Oreste as president. PROBE STRIKES" POOR LO" Senate Adopts Townsend's Resolu tion Authorizing Investigation. Washington,- Mav 0.—Lo, the poor Indian, is to be investigated by the senate At a meeting of the Indian affairs committee a resolution by Sen ator Townsend authorizing the com mittee to make a thoiough inquiiy into the Indian, his reservations, the way Uncle Sam treats him and into almost everything else affecting him, was adopted The committee will be gin its inquiry during this special session and a subcommittee probably will inspect all the reservations. STRIKE "TOR MORE WORK Gary Laborers Want Chance to Put in Ten Hours. Chicago, May 9—"Longei hours and more work" or we strike This ultimatum, believed to be unique in the United States, was de livered by construction laborers at Gary, Ind., to a foreman of the United States Steel corporation and work ceased. O'HARA CHARGES INVESTIGATED gUi"! *«i Young Woman Explains Affidavit Against Vice Prober. 4W RELATIONS NOT IMPROPER ltVMli& Document Signed for Saloon Keeper Who Wanted It to Coerce Illinois Lieutenant Governor. Chicago, May 11.—Miss Maud Robin son, author of the affidavit calling into question the moral conduct of Lieuten ant Governor Barratt O'Hara, told her story to the Ettelson committee ap pointed to investigate the allegations. Asked point blank by Senator Ettel son if her relations with the lieutenant governor had been unduly intimate the witness replied in the negative. Witness said that she signed the affidavit at the request of Samuel Davis, a liquor dealer of Springfield, who assured her that it never would be made public'but would be used only to coerce O'Hara into steering bis vice investigation away from Davis. She said that the paper was meant as a club to be held over O'Hara, ac cording to assurances given her. Later Davis asked her to sign a sec ond affidavit against O'Hara, but upon advice of Fred Mortimer, a lawyer friend of Springfield, she declined to do so. "I wish emphatically to deny that there was any improper relations be tween myself and Mr. O'Hara or that the subject was even discussed," she repeated. Lieutenant Governor O'Hara has is sued a statement denying the charges made in the woman's affidavit. BRYAN LAUDS PEACE PLAN Believes Wilson's Proposal Long Step in Right Direction. New York, Jlav 11 —W. .7. Bryan, speaking at a dinner in honor of the foreign members of the international conference* that is arranging the cele bration of 00 years of peace among the English speaking peoples, de clared "that the new peace plan offered by President Wilson to all nations is the latest and longest step toward peace." Mr. Bryan said in part: "It is the puipose of this plan to close the gap and leave no question to become a cause of war. It is the belief of the president that when treaties have been made between this nation and all other nations sever allv by which there will be investi gations before hostilities begin, that war will become practically impossi ble." NO EXEMPTION FOR UNIONS President Wilson Will Sign Sundry Civil Measure. Washington, May 0 —President Wilson let it be known that when he a(ts on the sundrj civil bill he will make a statement concerning the ap piopriation in it for enforcing the anti-trust laws, the use of vvlndi is piohibited for the prosecution of la bor unions or farmers' organizations under the Sherman act. The president is expected to sign the bill, but will point out that the question of whether labor unions are immune from piosecution undei the anti-trust laws is not affected bv pro vision of the appropriation bill It is regarded as praoticalh cer tain that in the December session "of congress an effort will be made to re vise the anti-trust laws in this re gard. LAUNCH UPSETS IN RIVER Three Men Drowned and Eight Others Rescued. Fort Madison. la May 10—Fred J. Millmeyer, James McDonald and Louis Ivan were drowned when the launch in which they were riding from the cit levee to a camp across the river was overturned This was the second triple diown ing this season. Eight others, who were in the launch, were rescued. All were work eis at a logging camp. ZAPATA TdRCE8~DEFEATED Ninety Rebels Killed in Clash That Costs Federals but Three Men. Mexico City, May 9.—Zapata foices were defeated in a fight which lasted many hours, a few miles north of Cuernavaca An official report from General Robles gives the rebel dead as ninety, while the federal losses number only three wounded. The government denies a federal reverse in Sonora. COAL INCREASES SUSPENDED Advances in Freight Rates From Illi nois to Minnesota Denied. Washington Ma.v 11.—Substantial increases in freight rates, on bitum inous coal shipped from Illinois mines to Wisconsin. Minnesota and other 6tates, proposed bv the Chicago and Alton were suspended by the inter state commerce commission until Sept. ». "~THE CHICAGO AND NOftTHfESTERJ 7«* A I I W A •!U lk'GOING EAST. No 504—Dally, new line ......4.15 am Thro to Twin Cities and the Kast No 22-Ex Sunday, old line. 6.25 a ra Connects at Kasota for Twin Cities or Mankato 8:10a No 514—Daily, new line 3.39 Thro to Twin Cities and the Bast No 24—Dally, old line 3.41 No 14-Ex Sunday, new line. .6.55 Connects at Mankato for points South on Omaha. GOING WEST No 517--Dai!.v, new line 1.40 a Thro from Twin Cities and the East No 13—Ex Sunday, old line. 8:12 a no Thro to Traojr No 503—Daily, new line ..... 1:39 Thro from Twin Cities and the East No 23-Daily, old line. A 1:35 No 27—Ex Sunday, old line. ,8:50 Connects at Mankato Junction with trains from East and at Kasota with Twin Cities. 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