CONGRESS IN SESSION
iMT MIET1NO OP THK PRES6NT
BODY ASSEMBLES AT TH1
FIRST DAY'S PROCEEDINGS BRIEF
•OTH MOUSES ADJOURN OUT OF
ftESPECT TO MEMORY OF Ol»
Washington, Deo. 6.—The last se«
•ton of the Fifty-eighth congress was
called together at noon. The opening
was under the usual intcrosting condi
tions and amid those ftenos that for
years have made the reassembling of
congress among the notable events of
Hundreds of sightseers thronged the
corridors and crowded into the galler
lea lo witness the formal proceedings
From ont: end of the Capitol building
to thgf/)tlier the busy treud of states
men and tie flutter of femininity dls
tlnguished the occasion from any other
in the official or social calendar of the
From the lethargy which has charac
terized Washington since early in the
spring the city awakened to a new era
and heralded with apparent joy the
day which opens both the official and
Rarely in the memory of the old
guard has the opening day been made
such a gala occasion. The galleries,
rather than the lloor, proved the ren
ter of attraction, for rows upon rows
of handsomely gowned women looked
down upon the statesmen who grouped
about the chambers or strolled In and
out of the cloakrooms to exchange
greetings with old friends and receive
those of new onea.
Members of both bodies are flooded
with remembrances in the form of
floral pieces and the chambers pre
sented an appearance which they
never knew on any other occasion
Baskets and clusters of bright roses,
chrysanthemums and other fall flowers
covered the desks. Though rain and
sleet fell during the entire morning
these discomforts were insufficient to
jtyH' the success of the event.
8ENATS SES8I0N BR I
Adjourns Out of Respect to Memory of
Messrs. Hoar and Quay.
Washington. Dec. 6.—The senate
convened for its final session of the
Fifty eighth congress promptly at noon.
The first senator in his seat was Mr.
Piatt of Now York. Loug before 12
o'clock the galleries were tilled, but
the buzi. of conversation ceased
abruptly when President Pro Tetn.
Frye's gavel fell. Rev. Edward Ever
ett Hale, I). D., chaplain of the senate,
Offered prayer. Two seats had been
vacated by death—those of Senators
Hoar of Massachusetts and Quay of
On motioa of Mr. Cockrell 12 o'clock
was fixed as the hour for the meeting
of the senate.
The death of the late Senator Quay
was announced by Mr. Penrose, who
said that he would later in the ses
sion make some remarks concerning
the career of his colleague and ask
that a day be set aside that a public
tribute might be made, lie withheld
the customary motion that the senate
adjourn out of respect, to the memory
of Senator Quay in order to give Mr.
Lodge of Massachusetts an opportu
nity to announce the death of his late
colleague. Mr. Hoar.
Mr. Lodge then presented a resolu
tion on behalf of himself and Mr. Pen
rose, ask lug that the senate adjourn.
The session was adjourned *t If ill
ROUTINE BUSINES8 ONLY.
Session of House Lasts Lett
Than an Hour.
Washington, Dec. 6.-—Speaker Can
non, attired in a black frock coat and
wearing a red carnation, mounted the
house rostrum promptly at 12 o'clock
and rapped the house to order. The
hum of conversation ceased and, stand
ing with bowed heads, the members
listened io the prayer of the blind
chaplain. Rev. H. N. Couden. Upon
its conclusion the roll was called.
The roll call having disclosed the
presence of a quorum the reading of
credentials of new members, elected
during the recess to fill vacancies,
then was proceeded with.
The several members-elect were es
corted to the speaker's desk and sub
scribed to the usual oath.
A resolution was adopted appoint
ing the usual committee to wait upon
the president and notify him that a
quorum was present and ready for
busint ss. A resolution also was agreed
to fixing 12 o'clock as the hour for
convening the house.
The house adopted resolutions of
respect to the memory of the late Sen
ators Qu%y and Hoar and aB a further
mark of respect, at 134:63 p.
IN NATIONAL ELECTIONS.
Bill Providing for Publication of Con*
Cockran (N. Y.) has introduced a bill
providing for the appointment of a
special commission to inquire into and
ascertain the amounts of money ex
pended by both parties at all elections
for presidential electors from 1892
Representative Cockran also intro
duced a bill providing for the publica
tion of all contributions over |50 In
Kills Woman and Hlmeeff.
Grand Rapids, Mich., Dec. 6 L. O.
Van Celet called at the home of Mrs.
Eva Wilkins on Buchanan street and,
finding another man also calling upon
her, shot the woman through the
breast, instantly killing her. He then
shot himself dead, after firing once at
Mrs. Wilkins' caller, who jumped
tfcroufh a l$j} wealed,
ro tUMME COMPETITION
PRELIMINARY STEPS iN ORGANI
ZATION OF GIGANTIC TELE
Chicago. E«e. Th® Chronicle
A scheme which is the preliminary
step to the organisation of a gigantic
telephone trust which, when its alleged
purpose is accomplished, will involve
capital estimated at $7»M),o0o,000 and
which will put out of existence all in
dependent telephone manufacturing
companies in the country, has come to
light in Chi-ago with the announce
ment that a representative of an East
ern syndhate is endeavoring to obtain
options on all independent factories in
the city and has obtained a few.
Srmiiar options are being sought
from all the independent telephone
manufacturing companies throughout
the country with the object of forming
a lig combination of manufacturing
telephone interests on about the same
order as other large corporations,
such hd the United States Steel cor
poration, in order to eliminate compe
tition in this line.
\V. J. HHands of Chicago, who Is
said to represent Eastern parties In
the movement, declared that the pro
posed combination had proceeded so
far that there was very little doubt
about its consummation.
SEES FAMILY PERISH.
Father en Street Unable to Rescue
Wife and Children.
Pittsburg, Dec. 6.—Mrs. Rock Perry
of 4 Chatham street and two of her
children were burned to death in their
home. The husband and a son ami
daughter were forced to stand in the
street and eee the tragedy.
PROSECUTION WILL CONTINUE.
Government's Programme In Alleged
Land Fraud Cases.
Portland, Ore., Dec. 6.—When the
land frauds ease which has consumed
the attention of the United States dis
trict court here for two weeks is sub
mitted to the Jury the first step will
have been taken in the prosecution of
the alleged gigantic swindles in gov
ernment scrip, by which the govern
ment contends that it has been made
Whatever the result may be In the
present proceedings the government
has announced that it will immediate
ly presj other indictments against the
defendants, the next ca^e to be tried.
If the prosecutors for the go\eminent
follow their announced plan, will in
volve the same defendants on similar
charges of conspiracy. In this tase
th prosecution clnims it will offer
unquestionable evidence connecting
Marie L. Ware with the alleged con
'I lie third case will bo the prosecu
The adjourned meeting of the North
am Sec urines company, which was to
have been held in Hoboken, N. J., Mon
day, was put over until Monday of
Rev. C. P. Dorset, pioneer Episcopal
minister of the Northwest, died at La
Crosse, Wis., Monday, aged seventy
years. He was ordained fifty years
ago and had been rector of various
churches in Illinois, Wisconsin and
Minneapolis, Dec. 5.— Wheat—Dec.,
$1.12% May. $1.15% July, $!.1R%.
On track—No. 1 hard, $1.15 No. 1
Northern. $1.14^: No. 2 Northern.
Ouluth Wheat and Flax.
Dnluth, Dee. 5.—Wheat—To arrive
—No. 1 Northern, $1.15% No. 2 North
ern, $1.15%. On track—No. 1 North
ern and No. 2 Northern, $1.07% Dec.,
$1.15% May, $1.17. Flax—To arrive,
on track and Dec., $1.23% May. $1.
St. Paul Union Stock Yards.
St. Paul, Dee. 5.—Cattle—Good to
choice steers. $,r».50ltitt.00 common to
fair. [email protected] good to choice West
re« which have
bf»er fm i' n'Mly coi t.c ted with the
.'A'v just tiled.
The L-niied Sta'os g.and jury will
probably continue in =c«sion all winter
investigating evidence es fast as it is
collected b" the government secret
serv'.e o'V er:t sui quickly as in
dictments a e returned arrests will be
made and prosecution follow Imme
ls... _r UTS
Adeline Sergeant, the novelist, died
at Bournemouth, Eng., Monday after a
long and painful Illness. She was born
Eight hundred members of the New
York Cab Drivers' union have \uted
uot to strike, but to accent an offer of
$2 a day and one day off in twelve.
good to choice cows
and heifers, $2.65® 5.50 veals, [email protected]
4.90. Hogs—S4.10W4.15. Sheep—(Jood
to choice wethers and yearlings, $3,yo
at 4.^5 good to choice native lambs,
Chicago Union Stock Yards.
Chicago. Dec. 5.—Cattle—Good to
prime steers, [email protected] poor to me
stoekers and feed
ers, $2.25® 4.^5 cows, $1.50#4.10
betters, $2.00 ('5.00 calves. $3.5»^
7.00. Hogs—Mixed and butchers, $4.40
4 05 good to choice heavy, $4.0o
1.55. Sheep—Good to choice
Western, [email protected]
$3.25&4.9» native lambs.
Chicago Grain and Pr«nrietaia
Chicago, Dec. 5.—Wheat—Dec., $1.
11% May. 11.13% July, $1.00%. Corn
Jan.. 43%c May,
44"i,ij45e July, 45c. Oats —Dec.,
287fcc May, [email protected]%c July, 30%c.
Pork—Dec.. $11.45 Jan., $12.82%
May, $13.05. Flax—Cash, Northwest
ern, $1.23 Southwestern, $1.15 Dec.,
$1.15 May, $1.24. Butter—Creameries,
16 (ft 26 %c dairies. 16(fi20c. Egg"—
ll*%#24c. Poultry—Turkeys, 12tyc
rhli kmiu trirtnga ttc
DENT OF PANAMA REACH
between the United States and Pan
ama. whi«h made necessary the visit
of Secretary of War Taft to the isth
mus, have been settled by the issu
ance of an executive order signed by
Secretary Taft for President Roosevelt
and assented to in a letter by Presi
dent Amador of Panama.
The order provides that no trade
for the canal zone or the republic of
Panama can enter the ports estab
lished by the United States at either
end of the canal, supplies for the con
strue tion of the canal and articles in
transit being excepted This turns the
customs receipts of these ports ovei
to the go' e.ninent of Panama.
Panama agrees to leJu-c her tariff
from 15 pei cent ad vu.o.ein to 10
Panama ako asu.es to reduce her
consular fees and port charges to
per cent of the rates at present
Absolute free trade is to apply be
tween the canal zone and the republic
Complete jurisdiction is granted the
United States In the harbors of Colon
and Panama as to sanitation and quar
Panama reduces her rate of postage
to 2 cents and is to furnish all stamps
in the republic- and in the canal zone.
The order of Secretary Taft is to
be Ineffective unless Panama shall put
into effect the gold standard, accord
ing to the currency agreement of ,lune
«r VM WA?(T TO KHOW
WHAT AILS YOU
(J. S. mail will bring you the beet
advice tor only the cost of writing
materials and stamps.
Many people owe their present good
health to the fact that the consulted Dr.
Pierce by letter, giving lmn all possible in
formation about their condition, symptoms,
etc., and received in return good medical
advice which cost them nothing. Write to
Dr. R. V. Pierce, founder of the Invalids'
Hotel and Surgical Institute, Buffalo, N. V.
Dr. Pierce by no means confines himself
to prescribing his well known medicines.
He tells you in the most common-sense
way what ails you, what you ought to do.
what line of treatment should be followed
out in your particular case, and if your case
does not indicate the need for this proprie
ty y medicine, he tells you plainly and
frankly what you do need, and the best
possible method of improving your health.
Dr. Pierce treats many chronic cases at a
distance, through the mail and all you have
to do is to write him youi symptoms.
"During inv two years of married life 1 have
not had good health," writes Mrs. Daisy Stud
dard, of 608 S. Esplanade Avenue, Leavenworth.
Kang. "I was alt run-down, and niv husband
got 111c to write to I)r. fierce. I got an early
reply telling me what the trouble was. I com
menced taking Dr ierce s Favorite Prescrip
tion, and also the Pleasant Pellets,' and now
can say that I feel like a new woman. I do all
my work and do not (eel tired out like I used to.
I have taken eight bottles of the Favorite Pre
scription.' It makes one feet well and strong."
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellet! cure dizxi.
uchs and sick headache.
"I tried all klrnts of blood remedies which failed
to do ma any gooit but i have fouml the ri^ht thing
at lait. My.fx'o w«i full of and black
hfa.U- Afier taking t'aiicftreta they all left. 1 aui
continuing the use of Uinm and recommending
tlium to my friends. 1 feel Hne when i rtae n the
morning, ttoye to have a chance to recoiuiueud
Fred C\ WitteD. 7# Elm St.. KM**, JIT. J..
Pleasant, Palatable. Potent, Taste Oood, Do Good,'
Nevor Sicken, Weaken or C}rile, 10c. SSc, SOc.
sold In bulk. The genuine tablet stamped C'.I
tiuorauteed to cure or your money back.
Sterling Remedy Co., Chicago or N.V. 595
ANNUAL SALE, TIN MILLION BOXES
ladhon, S. D,
Farm Lo&rs Lo^A/^sf
u ur. cr :co,o:
Estimated i ap. ia.ions for Ffteal
Year L--u:i. v.
no Z0, 1936.
Wa.-:h ii. 'oit, Hoc. 6.—The estimates
3f Ir.u.s reqni:e f«i- the aup
poit of i!:.! ..cvo nn.u.i for the fiscal
year eu 'i. Jui« .i*s, Uit f, were trans
mitted to loajrejS'i dtjtia. the day by
the KtuMtv.wy o! the tia ury. These
estimates aggregate ?•.. !»,Cy,852. aa
against the amount of the
appropriations for the current fiscal
Following is the reapitulation of
the estimate- liv departments.
State department, .......
Treasury department ...
Navy department ......
Interior lit^.aitment ....
Postoflico department ...
Agricult in al department
Department of commert e
lkp*4it.nent of jutilue ...
the great merit
Grand total $619,669,852
Bull Kills Minnesota Veteran.
West Canroid, Minn.. Dec. 6.—Mr.
J. S. Whit ins i-as been instantly killed
by an infuriated bull. Mr. Whiting
was an early sot tier he:* and a vet
©ran of the Civil wnr.
To Fight the Open Shop.
New York, Dec. 6.—At a meeting of
the Central Federated union delegates
representing more than 150,000 work
ers In the miscellaneous trades have
appointed a committee of ten to fight
em ploy ei* who iusittt on the "open
shop"'in rompllaivce with the senti
m? o cp- ^•'1 at the recent Citi
7T" Industrial alliance convention.
This Remedy is a
Suro to Cive Satisfaction.
CIVES RELIEF AT ONCE.
It ftlmtn.'scM, Hootln-1, lii':d.-i, ami protdeVj til*
di.seiis«'d liicinltnine. It c.irt-s Catarrh an
Cold in tho Head lie kly.
jtestores the Senses of Titste mi .-moll
Easy to use. Coiituins 110 injuri. n drills
Applied into the nostrils mid rLud
Ijarge Size, 50 cents at Druuts^ists or by
mail Trial Ki/.u, 10 cents liy muil.
ELY BROTHERS, 56 Warren St., Naw Yor*
C. I. KENM:IJY.
BEWARE OF IMITATIONS
of FOLEY'S HONEY AND TAR
Prepared only by FOLEY & CO., 92-94-96
tor Coughs, Colds, and Lung Trouble, several manufacturers are advertising
imitations with similar sounding names with the view of profiting by the favorably
known reputation of FOLEY'S HONEY AND TAR.
DO NOT BE IMPOSED UPON
We originated HOMRV AND AR as a Throat and Lung Remedy and unless you get
and thr tur
P. N. PALMER,
Ofio* otft W. A. M«efr»r bank.
MADISON SOUl DAKOTA
Jan, Taylor, of Kendallville, Ind., was
scrionsdy diseased with kidney and blad
twenty years. He tested
every known re nedy without much
benetit, until he used Pineules. Ibis
new discoyery cured him, and Mr. Tay
lor advises all persons *ufforiog from
kidm-y or bladder trouble to get A bot
tle of Pineules at once.
WNllf AU list Ml*.
LoutfU 8yrup '1 ijKiud.
popularity of FOLEY'S HONEY AND TAR
HONEY AND TAR you do not get the original and genuine.
Remember the name and insist upon having FOLEY'S HONEY AND TAR. DO not risk
your lite or health by taking imitations, which cost you the same as the genuine.
FOLEY'S ONBY AND TAR is put up in three sizes—25c, 50c and $1.00.
STODDARD & HA.LSTEAD
Good Home in
Sireet, Chicago, Illinois.
EE'S UXATIVt HOREY A
The Original Laxative Cough Syrup and the Genuine Honey and Tar. An im
provement over all Cough, Lung and Bronchial Remedies. Pleasant to the taste and
good alike for young and old. Prepared by Pineule Medicine Co.* Chicago, U.S. A
For sale by STODDARD & HALSTEAD.
wheif# can raise Wheat. Oats, Barley, Corn, Flax, Potatoes,
in fact everything adapted to this latitude and
where you can successfully carry on
and where your family 'will have the advantage* of
then come and see me, and 1 wiH show you just what you want,
are renting land now. paying $3 to $5 per acre annual rentaf, 1 Will
show you just as good land and sell it to you at what you
will pay out in rental, where you are in three years,
and will give you easy terms of payment.
If you wanta good location in Madison I have such for you.
b#f of substantial buildings have been built in fladison the past sea
son and the citv i3 steadily growing in population.
Correspondence Solicited/ mi.
Chas. B. Kennedy,
MADISON, SOUTH DAKOTA.
XJranite and Marble
rtists designs in
Intimates furnishes on Cemetery
work. Drop a postal card and
get prices. I invito an inspec
tion of my finished work.
MADISON. 501 iTM DAKOTA
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