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SECOND EDITION 4 P. M. ikt lounwl wife- ; i I mm MOM r J I k JLIIlllfll JQfPraKlll 1 H n VOL. XIX. TAFT'S PRESIDENT PRESIDENT SENDS MESSAGE TO THL SPECIAL SESSION SAYS CONDITIONS REQUIRE CHANGE OF DIN6LEY TARIFF AND URGES CONGRESS TO ACT SPEEDILY AS POSSIBLE-THE DEFICIT IS $100,000,000. United I'rcai Leased Wire.) Washington, March 1C. Tho I'rea dont today sont to congross hts spe cial mossago calling for n roadjust mont and revision of tho tariff. Tho message In full follews: 'To tho Bonato and tho houso of representatives: "I havo convoncd tho congress In extra sossion In order to onablo It to give Immediate consideration to tho rovlslon of tho Dlngfoy tariff act. "Conditions affecting production, manufactories and buslnoss general ly havo so changed In tho laC 12 yoars as to roqulro a readjustment and' rovlslon of tho Import dutlos Im posed by that act. "More- than this, tho prosont tar iff act with tho othor sources of rov cnuo does not furnish lncomo enough to pay tho authorized oxpen dlturoi. ny.July 1, tho oxcess of ex penses ovor tho receipts for tho cur rent Ilscal yoar will equal $100,000, 000. "Tho succoisful party In tho last campaign was pledged to tho rovlslon of tho tariff. Tho country and the business community especially ex pect It. "Tho prospect of a chango In rates In Import dutlos always .causes a sus pension or halt In business, because of an uncertainty as to tho changes In BIG BUCK BRUTE WELL ADVERTISED San Francisco, March 16. Jim Coffroth , tho local fight promotor, who rbas beon keeping his plans de cidedly undor cover of late, came to tho front today with a statement that makes a Jack Johnson-Jim Jeffries fight look like a strong possibility. Coffroth. not at all dismayed by Jeffo's repeated assertions that ho will never fight again, feels confident of landing the big pugilistic event for his Mission streot arona. "I am going to devote all my time and energv toward making xhe mntoh." said Coffroth today. "I had a long talk with Sam FUzpatrlck last nlght.rnl through h'm learned that John on favored me when It comes to tho promoting end of It, and would accept vay proposition In preferenro to a icrMt many others. Johnson ex predod a desire to hear from me by mall, so I wrote him last night, mak ing him u offer, but. not caring to . write a hook. I simply told him that I would root him as soon as posstblo and hv a pergonal talk over the proposlt'on. There will be little dif ficulty In landing Johnson. I have promoted number of fights for him In which he always made some mon - ey. Naturally he thin-, me a good hers, and the temporary Jury of two. fellow. I can show the big black Two veniremen have been exam where he can enrich himself by fight-. iued and held temporarily unJer the ing for me. and I won't have to x aggerate in order to do so. "As to Jeff. I think I can coavine him. The public and prea all over the- country have been trying toJ - drive the biff fellcir, and he's just MUDDoru enougn noi to 09 anirs. You. have to handle JesT with It4i y gloves, and as soon ai I haTe landed FIRST HOMATSAYS COLLEGES DO NOT OPPOSE r. bo mado, and their offects, nnd It IroWhon tho girl ontorcd with hor moth thoroforo of tho highest importance that tho now bill should bo agreed upon nnd passed with ns much speed as posstblo consistent with Its duo and thorough consideration. "For those- reasons I havo dcomod tho prosont to bo nn extraordinary occasion within tho moaning of tho constitution,, Justifying and requiring tho calling of nn extra bossIou. In my Innugural address I stated In a summary way tho principals upen which In my Judgmont, tho revision of tho tnrlff should proceed and Indi cates at least ono now sourco of rov onuo which might bo properly re sorted to In ordor to avoid a future doflcd. It Is unnecessary for mo to repeat what I thon said. "I venture to suggost that vital business Interests of tho country rc- qulro tho attention of congress; that this session bo chiefly dovotod to tho consideration of tho new tariff bill nnd that tho loss tlmo glvon to the othor Hiibjects for legislation at this session, the bettor for tho country. (Sncd)" ' V. II. TAFT." When Tuft's messngo was relul In tho upper houso today It whs grcoted with nppluuso. It wiih referred to tho commltteo on finance. The motion to adjourn until Friday wiib mndo by Senator Halo. Jolnson, I'll go after Jeff In a. way ho has not been appealed to bofore. "Incidentally, Jeff thinks as well of mo as Johnson does. I havo handled nearly every big fight in which Jeff has figured, and havo hand ed him over $100,000 at dlfforent times. Jorf will listen to reason, aud if I can how him enough money, ho will fight Johuson to a certainty. "I am so sure of landing tho big scrap that I find myself ilgurlng on dates already. I am undecided whethor to bold it on Admission duy day or during tho Portola Festival, during which tlmo It Is expected that thousands of visitors will bo In San Francisco. Of course, It will take a lot of time and work to sign tno heavyweights, but within six weeks I expect to announce that Joff and Johnson will fight 45 rounds for me at a date to be selected by myself." CALHOUN JURY IN THE FAR FUTURE San Francisco, March 16 Al though several veniremen pasjed before the examining lawyers for both prosecution and defense of Pat rick Calhoun, up to a late hour tbM afternoon no new Jurors wero added ' the permanent Jury of six mem- Jurisdiction of the court, although not seated even on the temporary Jury. , The proceedings each day have been unvaried la their monotony, stj the dullness of the sese!eas Mldosa tave beea eslightesed by burner t punctuated by clashes between the t attorneys. DAILY CAPITAL JOtHNAL, SALKM, MESSAGE IS ON THE TARIFF PATHETIC STORY IS TOLD BY THE VICTIM United I'rcsi I.cakciI Wire. Snn Rafnol, Cnl., March 10. "That Is the tnau who attacked mo," halt whispered Elizabeth Grapes, whllo tho toars cour&od down hor pale fca as sho pointed In open court today to umseopo ria, tutor sue uau rccouui- cd a talo of brutality and outrago such U8 seldom has boon heard. I'la was as norvous and red, by contrast, as his nllcgcd victim was agitated and whlto. Ho shifted un easily from tlmo to tlmo, and kept his eyes directed toward tho floor. or, both heavily vellod, ho appar ently recognized thorn for his coun tennnco beenmo pnler and ho bogan nervously twirling tho onds of his black mustache with both hands. In n voico that was audlblo only to thoso nenr tho Judgo and Jury, tho girl recounted how, whllo walking on a thoroughfnro on Fobruary 0, sho was approached from bohlnd, struck a vicious blow on tho head and made unconscious. Sho rccountod hor re- turn to consciousness, when hor cloth I Tho girl half arose- and polntod at Ing was bolng torn from hor boJy,iPla, saying: "That Is the man." LEGISLATURE Houm Tuesday Forenoon. Iloyond allowing themselves snlur- les and mlluago and appointing a conforenco commltteo on normal schools, tho Iioubo did little tills fore- noon. Tho houso conferees on nor-' mnls are Representatives Muhono, Hnwloy 'and Dlnghum. Tho senate is offering tho schools each $10,000 to run mom until Jtuy, nnu tnon turn them ovor to tho local school dls- trlcts. At 1 o'clock this uftornoon the houso wont Into commltteo of the wholo on the mutation of protecting AUSTRIA DELIVERS HER ULTIMATUM l United Press Ussed YVIre.l Vienna, March 16. Following a conforenco by Emperor Francis Josef, the crown prince nnd leading Austrian gonorals this afternoon, an answor to Servla's latest defiant no- Lwlll be prepared by tho cabinet to day and transmitted to Servla to morrow. Tho Indications are that tho Aus trian noto will bo a strongly worded ono. and that It will suggest that war is Inovltablo ifnloss Servia re cedes from hor position, boforo It la too late to do so. Telegraph operators in Prague this afternoon wero ordered to re port for night duty at all postofilce, In the event that the cabinet, at th night meeting, decides to mobilize the army. CANNON CAN'T EVEN SATISFY DEMOCRATS IVsltrd .'mi Msed WIre.1 Washington. Maroh 16 Speaker Cannon announced tho following new members of tho waysand means cemmittee: , F. W. Cushroan, of Washington. Robert F. Droussard. of Louisiana. Francis Burton Harrison, ofew York. Cushman is a Republican; and takes the place made vacant on then committee by the faifarer of IToynre, OllKGO.V, Tl ICSDAY, MARCH Hi. and a handkorchlof thrust down hor throat. Tho court room was ollont (s tho frail witness told of tho crlmo whlcb has compelted hor to undorgo such i an ordeal of publicity. Bravoly tho witness tried to do hor part, but at umos nor voico occaiuo numer aim dually sho could not -continue Under tho gontlo oncoutsemont of District Attorney Boyd bIio spoko n fow words nnd again halted. It ap peared as though tho girl was about to faint, and hor mothor rushod for ward wlfh n cry of alarm. Judgo Lonnon hero Interposed and snld that tho witness mlghLconttnuo her tostlmony to him nnd tho court 'stonographor nlono. This was done. At Its conclusion tho girl's words wcro read to tho Jury, whllo MIbs Ornpes wopt sllontly. When tho rending wns finished, tho prosecuting attorney said: "Now, Miss Grapes, when you re covered consciousness whom did you soo bonding ovor you. Who was the man?" IS "I BfflEl STILL IN EVIDENCE game, principally ducks, tho nppnr- ent object being tq provont tho kill- Ing of tho broad-bills In Multnomnh county, though not ho entitled. Tho senate at that hour clalmod to bo through with nil its business, and that it wan only waiting tho notion of tho houso for adjournment. Tho houso sooms to bo sore, yet tho gon erni opinion or tno members was that It would ndjourn someMmo this .' uftornoon. Yet tho normal school question Is In auch shapo It may causo tho session to hold ovor tomorrow or ovon longor. of Colorado, to return to congress. Tho other two, Droussard and Harri son, aro Democrats, and eucco-d IJourko Cochran, .of New York, aud I). L. D. Granger, of Rhodo Island. Hisses from tho Domooratto side greeted the announcement of thote appointments also. THE HOUSE STOPS TO GAMBLE FOR SEATS United I'rrti Ltaied Wire. Washington. March 10. Tho cere mony of drawing Boats took up con siderable tlmo In iho houso today. Tho ton older members wjro allowed to seleot sonta before tho drawing. A Jingo was thon blindfolded and standing at the clerk's desk druk drew inurliloM from a box. Euoh mar ble bore a number, and when it was road tho mumbar whose nqrno corre sponded in the (1st to (he number was allowed to choose his sout from thosH not previously taken. Champ Clark, the minority leader, ohoso hi old seat. In the third row. the t-xth seat east of tho center aisle, o Only u Piiikerton, Anyitay. I United IrM Uue4 Wlr.) ' Palermo. March 1C Kduardo DI dimenleo. former chief of police of Plea, today was engaged by thojfl'al. Ian government lo direct the search for the assassins of Joseph PetrjJjIno, the New York detective, who" was killed In this city by agents of the HIack Hand society. 1000. SECTARIAN SCHOOLS MAKE POSITIVE DENIAL OF RUMORS WILLAMETTE'S PRESIDENT SAYS HE NEVER EVEN HEARD OF ANY CONVENTION OF SECTARIAN SCHOOLS IN M'MINNVILLE Prosldont Ilonmu, of tho Wlllam otto University, was scon by a Jour nal roporfur this morning In regard to thfruiuor provnlcnt that tho sec tartan schools had combluod to fight tho normals", presumably to nld tholr own Institutions. Prosldont Hotnan moat emphatically donlod that thero had been any convontlon of tho sec JOE CANNON FIRES A BIG BROADSIDE Washington, March 10. "Undo Joo" pannon let off nonio of" tho stonm ho collected yestorday when tho "Insurgents" won a partial vic tory ovor him In tho house, by inuk Ing u "fow chnraoterlstlo remarks" today to Champ Clark of Missouri, tho minority leader. Cannon and Clark mot at tho Whlto Houso, after Cannon had boon In conforenco with tho president for 45 mlnutoA. Clark smilingly naked: "How did yosterday'a proceedings suit you. Mr. Speaker?" "The umuiidiuontH improved tho rutos," replied Cannon. Ills famous black cigar Hiiddonly taking Its most belligerent nnglo, tho old chieftain with rising augur uhook his fist In Clark's faco and added: "Tho houso U virile booauso It oan oporntu by tho will of tho majority. TIiIh talk about tho Bpoukor being czar Is tomiiiy-rot. "Whut they wanted and attempted to do wiib to create a committee of 15 czars, dominated by Chump Clark and LaFollotto, and LaFollotto is a fako." Cannon thon turned on his heel and dashed out of tho building, leaving Clark wondering whothor to bu amused or Insulted. -(, LOS ANGELES HAS ITS OWN TROUBLES Lob Arigelos, Cal. Maroh 10. Suit will probably bo filed hero today to enjoin the city clerk and other mu nlolpul ofllcors from having ballots printed for the recall election called for March 20. when an effort will ho made to oust Mayor Stephens from tho olllce and elect (leorgo Alexand er In his btoad. Thu Injunction suit, which will no filed by tho Republican organization, will bo based upon the ground thau the recall was Invoked against May or A. C. Harper, who has slnco re signed. Heuoe. It Is argued, as thdfo Is no Mayor Harper to bo recalled the eleotlon should not bo hold and May or Stephens should bo allowed to serve mntll January 1, 1910, when Harper's regular term would have ex plred. District Attornoy Captain J, D. Fredericks, who was granted 30 darn' leave of absence by tho county su pervisors, yesterday announced that his arrangements for a vacation had been made before it appeared neces sary, to call a special grand Jury to probe graft charges mado Is eoaneo-Hon-wlth'tho recall movement, but that In view of developments in the situation he would remain at home to bapdle the pending1 Investigation. NO. 57. NORMALS ' tarian scfioolu or unjvorottlos at Me Mlnnvlllo, olthor last Docombor, or at any othor tlmo. Ho quallflod his stato montby saying, "at least, If thoro was ouch, I novor hoard of It, or had any knowlodgo of It, or any part In It." Prosldont Homnn'a word Is uufflclont proof of any statement ho makes, for no otio would doubt It, but still there Is such a rumor, BURIED FOUR DAYS BUT HELD HIS JOB Mojnvo, March 10. Aftor being burfod allvo four days John Marconi is attending to his duties today nun minor on the Los Augoleu ncqueduot, having roturuod to work i!l hours itftor his rescue. Timbering In tunnel No. 40 at Pin to, 10 mlloH north of hero, coltnpsod Monday of Inst week. Marcoul'H ua capo wiih out off by n bank of sand 30 foot thick. A two-lnclw pipe wan driven through tho Band and air ad mit tod to his dungoon. For four dnyn and nights ncquoduct employes work oil at tho hank of sand but It ran like water aud llttln progross wan mado. Friday morning Marconi wan iimouud. llu took 0110 day's rest nnd then roturuod to work. CALIF"0RNirG0ii AGAINST LOCAL OPTION (United Press Leased Wlro.j Sacramento, Cat., March 10. Af tor yesterday's ovorwholmlng defeat, when tho sonnto dofoatod KstudlUI's bill by a vote of 35 to 12, local op tlou Is dead and burlod, as far aa this sosslon qt the legislature la con cerned. No attompt will bo mad (0 drlvo tho bill through tho assombly whoro tho moasuro has boon reported out of commltteo without recommen dation. Tho untl-saloon league forofs havo abandoned tho flght and will return homo to mend foncos and ronow 11 stnto-wldo agitation which will, thoy hopo, bring tho victory lo tholr banners two years honco. HER BABY WAS HER BAGGAGE (Unitod Press Loused Wire.) Iob Angeles. Cal., March 10. Aft or leaving hor 1-yuur-old baby boy In a suit ease 011 tho street near hor homo, ftstollu M. Copoloy, u pretty young woman of 21 your's. is n prls onor toduy at tho county hospital. A letter addressed to tho glrl'a mothor and sister at Bridgeport, Conn., was found In tho suit oaso with tllo Infant and gavu 11 oluo to tho young mother's Identity, which led to hor arrest. O'BRIEN HOLDS DOWN HIS JOB (United 1T Uttd Wlr.) Wathlugton, March .10. Thomas J. O'Hrlen will 'remain as American ambassador to Japan under the Taft administration, according to a state ment made today by Senator Wil liam Alden Smith, of Michigan, after he had held a conference with tho President. '