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THE OMATTA DAILY BKF. : MONDAY, DECEMBER 7, 1909.
NEWS OF INTEREST FROM IOWA
Office 15 Scott Strfeet,
PIMRAM FOR FRUIT SHOW
Tuesday, December Fifteen, Deiig
nated as Omaha Day.
DEMAND FOE SPACE GROWING
Imperative that Ann to Aadltorlam
n Errrtrd tn Pro-ride fop Addi
tional Exhibits Baltimore
Asks for Some "pare.
At the. weekly meeting last night of the
ejicral committee of the National Horti
cultural congress. President Hess an
nounced the following special days for the
fruit show for the week beginning Decem
Monday, opening day.
Tuesduy, Omalia day.
Wednesday.' Missouri 'day.
Thursday. Nebraska day. '
Friday, Iowa day.
Saturday. Trl-Clty and closing day.
Tuesday was designated as Omaha day at
the request of the management of the Na
tional Corn exposition. A committee from
the National Horticultural congress and the
Cnmmprcl.il club of this city will go before
the Omaha Commercial club at Ha meeting
Tuesday next and extend the Invitation to
th::t city to come over Here on Tuesday,
December 15, enmasse to the fruit show.
The erection of the annex to the audi
torium lias become a necessity owing to
the lnrge number of advices of exhibit be
ing dally received. Yesterday morning a
telcprsm was received from C. T. Close of
Pnltlmore, secretary of the Maryland Hor
ticultural society, asking that space be re
served for an exhibit of MO plates. Later
In the day this waa followed by a second
telegram from Secretary Close asking for
firty feet additional space.
Word has boen received from Spokane
that John P. Cummlngs has been selected
by the Spokane Chamber of Commerce as
Its delegate to the National Horticultural
congress and that he will leavs for Council
Bluffs this week. Spokane will make a bid
for the congress of 1909, the purpose being
to have It following the seventeenth Na
tional Irrigation congress, which meets In
SKkane September 27 to October t, and
during the Alaaka-Tukon-Paclflo exposi
tion at Seattle, thus giving tha delegates
an opportunity to take In the throe meet
ings. . .
Superintendent Beveridge of tha Council
Bluffs public schools has been tendered 8,000
t'.ckots for the pupils going from here to
aim to tako part In tha Council Bluffs
dny exorcises at the National Corn expo
sition on Monday afternoon. December 14.
The Commercial olub has gotten out 25,000
badges advertising the National Horticul
tural congress. They are made of card and
are circular in shape with a red cord so
that tl.ey may be attached to a coat or
lapel. In the center of the badge la the
official emblem of the congress a large
red apple with the face of a curly, golden
haired little girl.
AllXD 19 THC8TEB FOB PIERCE
Bankrupt Questioned I Concernlasr
'lie! Estate Deals.!
At the meeting yesterday of the creditors
of Harry F. Pierce of tW city, who re
cently filed a voluntary petition In bank
ruptcy, held In the office of W. S. Mayne,
referee In bankruptcy, William Arnd, for
merly county treasurer, was unanimously
elected trustee. As trustee Mr. Arnd will
have charge of the settlement of the af
fairs of Pierce's creditors, who number
about fifty, with claims, according to the
schedule of Mobilities filed by the bank
rupt, aggregating close upon 1600,000.
Following the election of the trustee
Pierce was subjected to an examination as
to various real estate deals and his affairs
In genond. Statements of the bankrupt
during the examination showed that he
had put property valued at J25O.00O Into the
Perseverance Mining and Milling company
of Owyhee county, Idaho, and that he still
owed IJjO.OOO on It. George W. Holdrege
of Omaha was sold by Pierce to hold notes
amounting to $400,000, secured by Pierce's
Interest In this mining property. Tha only
other secured claim Is that of W. T,
Weathcrill of Merrlman, Neb., for $7,000.
The further examination of the bankrupt
was continued to next Wednesday morn
ing. Pierce Is represented at the examina
tion by Attorney A. T. Fllcklnger. while
seven local attorneys and several from
out of town appear for different creditors.
Mr. Holdrege, it was said, was not repre
sented by an attorney at yesterday's pro
Pierce has filed a supplementary schedule
of nubilities, enumerating notes aggregat
ing about $CS.000. These notes were formerly
given to C. . Ii Price, cashier- of the Com
mercial National bank of this city. , and
assigned or endorsed by Pierce. It is stated
SCIENTISTS TACKLE BALDNESS
Plotting to Tut Dandruff Out of Hust
ings in Omaha,
UK. NOTTS II A III INVESTIGATION'S
ITebraekans darting the Benefit of tae
Many Tsars cf Research by South
era Student Whose Discoveries
-Aid Hair Growth.
The American Association for the Ad
vancement, of Science has never taken
up tho Question: "What Is the Cause of
Haidnufcs?". Scarcity of hair U not a
local, but a national condition. Women,
as well as man, are affected by the thin
ness of Nature's head-dress. Woman with
her puffs and switches, can add to her
hair professions, but despite the arti
fices of fashion, -00 per cent, of the
women whine hair Is not long and thick
and luxuriant, look with Interest upon tbe
result or Dr. Nott s Investigations In their
The Southern scientist-physician has a
formula, which has been secured by the
llesslg-Kllls Drug Co., at Memphis, Tenn.
Dr. Notfs Hair Tonic la what It Is
called. It is the most delightful toilet
preparation ever sent out on a mission
of good cheer. -The rout of dandruff, the
Increased growth of hair both as to length
and thickness and the restoration to
health of greasy scalps are some of tne
good things . to the credit of Dr. Nott's
ilalr Tonic. '
People who are clsaaly about all other
parts of. their body are often neglectful
of their balr. They rarely wash It and
simply allow it to gather dirt and germs.
This Dr. Nott Hair Tonic la a good thing
to use to keep tha head clean. It cor
rects the tendency of hair to split or
Omaha people can find Dr. Nott'a Hair
Tonla at tha Myers-Dillon Drug Co.. Oma
ha, it la really worth the time of any
thlo-helred soul to Investigate what its
virtue have done for others. One bottle
nay be secured free. Ask about lb
Both 'Phones 43.
that these notrs were Included In the claims
of George W. Holdrege In the original
schedule, but are Itemized In the supple
mentary filing. The supplementary schedule
also Includes a list of about twenty persons
with whom Pierce has had financial deal
ings, who have made no claims, but who
are listed as possible claimants In order
that any alleged Indebtedness that m!?ht
subsequently be set up may be wiped out
In these bankruptcy proceedings.
VISIT OF FAItM 1,1KB COMMISSION
Plaas Made for Ka tertalnlaa; Mem
bers While la City.
Plans for the entertainment of the com
mission appointed by President Roosevelt
to Investigate the conditions of farm Ufa
when It visits Council Bluffs. Friday of
this week were outlined at at meeting held
yesterday afternoon In the rooms of tha
Commercial club. The members of the
commission are expected to spend the
afternoon and evening of Friday In this
city snd It Is proposed to meet them In
Omaha with a committee, which will escort
them to this side of the river In automo
On reaching Council Bluffs the members
of the commission will be taken to the
auditorium to view the preparations for
the big fruit show of the National Horti
cultural congress and If time permits of
It will be given a ride In automobiles about
the city. In the evening the visitors will
be guests of honor at a dinner, to be given
by the Commercial club. In the Dutch room
of the Grand hotel.
Charles A. Beno, president of the Com
mercial club named the following as mem
bers of the committee to meet the com
mission in Omaha and escort It to this side
of the river: E. H. Doollttle. Dr. H. B.
Jennings, W. H. Kimball, II. W. Binder,
H. H. Van Brunt and F. R. Davis.
Lodge Elect Ions.
Hazel Camp No. 171, Modern Woodmen of
America Consul,' Louis Bonn; adviser, K.
I Pile; banker, J. J. Stewart; clerk, S. B.
Snyder: esoort, Thomas Tlerney; watch
man, A. Molxman; sentry, H. F. Keller;
manager, J. C. Fleming.
Winner Court No. 63, Tribe of Ben-Hur
Chief, May Ingram; judge, Edna Hobus;
scribe, Myrtle U Silkett; keeper of tribute,
Alva Brobst; captain, Emll Haden; guide,
Ernest Cottmlre; Inner doorkeeper, - Lena
Marck; outer doorkeeper, Sylvia Silkett.
Council Camp No. 17. Woodmen of the
World Consul, C. A. Morgan; advisory
lieutenant, Henry Frehardt; banker, A. C.
leaner escort, A. R- Nleman; clerk, Dell Q.
Morgan; watchman, Harold Beeman; sen
try, J. A. Sprinkle; captain of degree team,
C. Orlmm; secretary and editor, C. M..
Maynard; manager for long term, Charles
Barry; manager for short term. W. J. Lau
terwasser; musician, Charles Adolph; camp
physicians. Drs. Montgomery, Bower, Gas
son and Hennessey; captain degree staff,
C. A. Morgan; electrician. J. O. Bradley.
Encampment No. 8, Union Veteran Le
gionColonel, J. H. Brooks; lieutenant
colonel. Enoch Hess; major, C. M. King;
quartermaster, D. A. Heisler; officer of
the day, George Stlnsen; chaplain. Rev.
G. W. Snyder; daughter of the encamp
ment. Miss Evora'J Brooks; surgeon, Frank
Woman's Auxiliary to Union Veteran
Legion President, Mrs. Williams; senior
vice president, Mrs. V. P. Gay; Junior vice
president. Mrs. Dalton; chaplain, Mrs.
Laura Hight Johnson; conductress. Dr.
Ada Mlchell; treasurer, Mrs. Hess; secre
tary, Mrs. Ada Martin; guard, Mrs. Stin
son; color bearer, Mrs. Sparks; musician.
Miss Elisabeth Martin.
Wontaa'a Club Mmsloalo.
Tbe musical department of the Council
Bluffs Woman's club will give tha eleventh
of Its series of muslcales Monday evening
In tha Hospe recital hall. The program will
be under the direction of Mrs. J. Allen
Barrio and Miss Marguerite Morehouse.
Miss Marion Emerson and Mrs. Edith Wag
oner will be the accompanists. - This la the
Piano a) Mystery, b) Butterfly, (e)
March of the Dwarfs Grelg
Jean G. Jones.
Soprano (a) Sancta Maria, (b) Serenade
Mrs. Robert Mullis.
Violin a) Legende Wlenlawskl
(b) Hungarian Dance No. 6
Mr. Msx Baumelster.
Baritone The Song of Hybrlas the
Mr. Jo F. Barton.
Paper The Personality of Qounod
Mrs. Thomas Q. Harrison.
Soprano (a) Cansonetta; Barcarole;
Piano (a) Menuet Paderewskl
(b) Hungarian Dance No. 7
Baritone The Wagon Molloy
Violin (a Humereske Dvorak
(b) Mazurka, "Obertasa"
l.airkroa to Jadge Mary.
Jufge N. W. Macy of Harlan, who will
retire from the dHutrlet court bench at the
beginning of the year, after a continuous
service cf over twenty years, will be tho
guest of honor at a luncheon to be ten
dered him next Friday afternoon at the
Grand hotel by the Pottawattamie County
Hon. W. A. MynsW. president of the
association, will preside as toastmaster and
tcasts will be responded to by Emmet
! Tlnley. W. 8. Baird and Judge J. R. Reed.
I Judge W. R. Green of Audubon will also
Invitations will be extended to all the
members of the bar. the Judges of tha
fifteenth Judicial district. Won. E. B.
Woodruff of Glenwood. who will succeed
Judge Macy on the bench, and Judge Smith
i McPherson of the United States court and
the county officials..
Arrangements for the luncheon, which
will be held about noon Friday, are In the
l:ands of a committee consisting of W. 8.
Baird, Frank Capel and T. Petersen.
MIX OK sia-VTIOXs
Ruth Letchford-Leonard's china kale
Dec 4 tu Dec . 614 4th atreet.
Mrs. Henrlotta Epmeter Is critically ill
at her home. x Avenue C. She was
stricken with paralysis a few days ira
and owing to bit kge her recovery is
Dave Mooney. a well known local police
character, is being held at the cltv Jail
while the authorities are investigating how
he came to be In pokseeslon yenterday of
four pairs of blankets, three lap robes ana
A marriage license was Issued yesterday
to Ralph Hackiey. aged H. and Anna Hart
qulst. agi-d 21, both of this city. They were
married by Rev. Henry DeLong at his of
fice in the county court house.
Mrs. Kste Howard of Neola was granted
In the district court yesterday a divorce
from Fred Howard on the grounds of cruel
and Inhuman treatment. Mrs. Howard un
der the decree) is to receive 17 bo a month
The cash register In the Blue Ribbon
saloon at the corner of Scott street and
Broadway waa tapped Friday night by a
thief fur between (40 and 5. It t believed
the thief cononaled blmsWf somewhere on
the pretnisxe when the saloon was locked
at 10 o'clock Friday night. The thief over,
looked til which was in one of the back
compartments of the drawer of the cash
MINNESOTA REVISES BOOKS
State Making Inspection with View
of Changing Accounting System.
RAILWAY EARNINGS IN STATE
et Profit from Operations la low
F.labtern and ( Barter Millions
Only Two Small Llaes Oper
ated at a Loss.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
DES MOINES. Dec. . (Special. Expect
ing to make some changes in the Minnesota
method of public accounts, a number of the
state officials visited the state offices In
the Iowa capttol yesterday and investigated
the Iowa methods, securing blanks, etc
Those who were here were: Auditor of
State Samuel G. Iverson, Deputy 8tate
Treasurer E. S. Pettljohn, Deputy Public
Examiner Francis N. Tracy and W. C.
Hellbron. The Minnesota officials, In their
tour of Inspection, have visited the stato
capitals In Wisconsin, Michigan, Illinois
Compulsory Eduratloa for Bllael.
Bernard Murphy of Vinton, in Des Moines
today, said that he expects to spend con
siderable time in the city during the com
ing session of the legislature and will urge
the passage of severs: new laws rtuch as
will effect Vinton and the State School for
the Blind there. Among other things, Mr.
Murphy will urge the enactment of a law
providing for compulsory education of the
blind In Iowa. He says there Is aa much,
or more reaaon why the blind should be
compelled to secure an education as chil
dren with all their senses. He points out
the fact that some graduates of the School
for the Blind are now able to make more
than a living for themselves and are Inde
pendent, whereas many blind people with
out an education are dependent on the state
Overzeal on tho part of Wilbur J. Garri
son, well known lawyer and politician, to
assist the sheriff In getting T. L. Arnold
and R. E. Herrold, under arrest after being
Indicted by the grand Jury on a charge of
conspiracy, resulted In his own arrest to
He Is alleged to have sent postal cards
through the mails offering a reward of
$100 for the arrest of the two men.
When one of the post cards reached a
friend of Mr. Arnold's he filed an Infor
mation In the United States court charg
ing Gar Bison with sending defamatory and
libelous literature through the mails.
Garrison was placed under arrest at
noon today by United States Marshal Bid
well, and was later released under bonds
Rallwar Earn logs.
. Tabulations completed 1n the office of
the State Railroad commission today show
that the total earnings from operation of
the Iowa roads for the fiscal year ending
June 30, 1908, amount to $64,403,372.01 The
grand total will probably amount to even
more because of the lateness of the report
of the Great Western road, which is In the
hands of the receiver.
The operation expenses for the yesr were
t4S.12S.396.S3, and the net earnings are
S18.277.976.B2 for the S.972.78 miles of road
within the state. But two roads showed
losses, they being the AIM Central, which
lost tS.3M.19. and the Muscatine North V
South, which operated at a loss of $1,753.85.
Stat Fair Dates.
Dates for the state and sectional fairs
of the coming year were fixed at the
meeting of the representatives of the dif
ferent agricultural associations held at
Chicago during the International Live
Iowa will have the usual dates the last
four days In August and the first week In
September Ohio being assigned the same
dates, while a special or district fair will
be 'in operation at that time In Topeka,
Railroad Change 1 nape ads.
IOWA FALLS. Ia., Dec. . (Special.)
There Is a persistent rumor in circulation
here, that cannot be confirmed, that the
appointment of W. H. Stillwell as train
master of the St Paul & Des Moines road
Is but the beginning of the end of the
present management of the road, and that
within a few weeks or months, at least, a
general reorganization will be effected In
the official conduct of the road. This
rumor Is considered by many as a fore
runner of th expected In the ultimata
absorption of the road by the Milwaukee
system. Just what Stillwell's affiliations
ore cannot be ascertained, but It Is thought
by many that a new bunch of capitalists
In the east, representing the Milwaukee
Interests, have secured financial conrol of
the Short Line and that gradually changes
will be made in the operation of the line
until It becomes thoroughly Mllwaukeelzed.
Iowa News Metes.
MARSHA LLTOWN Jacob Nelderhauser,
owner of one of the largest dairies In this
city, has been arrested, charged with sell
ing milk from cows which have not been
tested for tuberculosis. The complaint was
filed by one of his customers. The case is
set for hearing next Mcnday. This Is the
first arrest under the city ordinance forcing
dairymen to have their cows tested, whicu
went Into effect a few months ago.
IOWA CITY There will be no lid on
Sunday vaudeville performances In Iowa
City and tiiere is little nkelthood of a
passage of the stringent ordinance pro
posed, according to members of the city
council. However, Manager Harry F. Po
cock of the Bijou vaudeville house, whose
performance last Sunday evening caused
the stir, has announced that he will not
open his theater today..
CHESTON While driving out of a brick
kiln with a load of brick Friday, Harry
Darby of Greenfield, waa severely Injured
by being cuught across the shoulders by
the urch of the kiln and quickly rolled up
like a ball. His team, fortunately, stopped
and was backed out by thoae who wit
nessed the accident. His spinal column
was badly Jammed and twisted out of
shape, but phyMcians believe he will re
cover as no bones were broken.
LAKE CITY Horace Km!!, a farmer
who recently moved to Elm Grove town
ship from De KaJb, III., was more than
surprised to find In the car of household
goods he was unloading the family cat,
which had lived In the car for over ten
days without food or water. .The cat, it
is it lleveil, tt-aped into the car during the
procexs of loading, knowing by instinct
that Its former horns was being broken up.
The cat was nearly famlMheit fmm tv-
CHESTON Masonic Grand Master Mar
tin of W aterloo and Grand Secretary Par
vin of C'euar Rapids, while en route to
the anniversary celebration at Clarlnda,
Masonic lodge last night, which proved
to be a most Inte estlng occasion for that
order. ' The annual election of officers was
held In connection with the meeting and
resulted In the following: Worshipful
master, Fred Ide; senior warden, Carl
Davenport; Junior warden, Claire Atkin
son; treasurer, li. D. Jones; secietary.
LAKE CITY William Bums, while out
hunting on Coon river for ducks, saw a
fine large goose floating on tha smooth
water of a bayou and wading out pro
cured the bird. He waa more than sur
prised to find that locked in the goose's
Jaws was the body of an immense bull
frog. Tbe goose, ravenously hungry after
Its long Journey from summer quarters up
In northwest Canada, had attempted to
swallow the frog, which proved to be too
big a morsel of food. Tho goose evidently
choked to death.
MARSH ALLTOWN Detoa Arnold, a
former old and well known business man
of this cry. who now lives tn Pasadena,
CaL. has preacuted to tha department ot
geoloav of Lcland-Ptindford unlverstty bis
mammoth collection of fossils coral,
minerals snd ethnologic materials, valued
at mor than $15 o. The collection con
sists of Sn.i0 listed, labeled and CHtal'iud
specimen, in addition to .TO.lxi duplicates.
It Is to be known as the "lelo Arnold
collection." Many of the spectniere wer-?
secured at the rjunrrfc-s ot LcUrand, la.,
and elsewhere in this state.
CRFSTON Superintendent W. 8. Kirby
of Ottumwa has been selected as the new
division superintendent of the Burlington
st Aurora to succeed John J. Russell, who
resigned to accept a position at Portland.
Ore. Superintendent Klrby begun woik for
the Bu. ilngtun as a brakeman on the
Aurora division thirty ears ago and has
been steadily advanced from on reponl
blo position to another. He was conductor,
then trainmaster of terminals at Chlcsgn
for nearly fifteen years. He was sent to
Ottumwa, April 1, 19oX, to succeed A. V.
Brown, who left tho Burlington to accept
the gcneial management of the M. A N. A.
lines st Eureka 8prlngs, Ark.
CRE8TON The first Inter-high school
debate of the southwestern Iowa section
will be held early In Ja' uary at Afton.
Their old rival, Bedford High school, will
contest with them, the question used by
all the debating teams. "That All Cor
porations Doing an Interstate Business
Should He Under the Exclusive Control of
the United States Government. Constitu
tion Granted." Bedford hekt Its p.e
ltmlnary last week and the negative side
won unanimously. Afton hold Its pre
liminary Tnursday, but no decision was
made aa to the merits of the debate, the
object being to determine the personnel of
the team. Five contestants took part and
Pearl Callahan, Arnold Sander and Wayne
Hammons were selected to constitute the
team, with Sidney Kelley as alternate.
Gnllty ot Coaaterfeltlaa.
Passing counterfeit nionee Is no worse
than substituting some unknown worthless
remedy for Foley's Honey and Tar, tha
great cough and cold remedy that cures tho
most obstinate coughs and heals the lungs.
Sold by all druggists.
GOOD BOOKS FOR "CHILDREN
Pnblle Library Collects Exhibits for
the Benefit of Inaalrlas;
The number of children's books published
each year is steadily Increasing, some of
which are good, some bad and others In
different. To select books from this mass
which will interest and mentally strengthen
the boys and girls for whom tbey are writ
ten ia a great task and one which requires
large knowledge of children's literature,
also a high standard of book selection.
In the children's rqom of the public
lbrary a collection of books has been se
lected from a list of classics and other
books of merit for children, prepared by
librarians and teachers who have given
this subject careful study. The collection
Is not exhaustive, such points as moral in
fluence, humor, literary value. Interest to
boy or girl, paper and Illustrations of the
book have been considered.
The inquiries In regard to books suitable
to children has suggested this collection
Special regard has been paid to books of
poetry for the young. Children are natural
lovers of poetry. They can receive and de
light in a poem through the ear long before
they are able to obtain the same pleasure
through the eye.. The musical rhythm
pleases the ear. Its charms of expression
stimulates the Imagination and the chil
dren are easily - led to reach the deeper
meaning and beauty.'.
To quote one interested in children:
"Many a child Is shut ot:t forever from the
love of poetry because when he Is young
and lisps in numbers with the greatest
ease, no one opens the gate of real poetry
to him by reading to him. and so showing
blm by spoken word the musto and .flow
of the measured, melodious lines."
One of the most delightful books of this
classes the '"Qolden Staircase," compiled
by Louey Chlsholm. The "Golden Stair
case has 200 steps. If a child begins to
climb when he is 4 years old and climbs
twenty steps each year, on his 14th birth
day he will reach the top." There Is the
book of famous verse compiled by Agnes
Reppller for older . children, and "The
Nursery Rhyme Book" edited by Andrew
Lang a feast for tha little ones pictures,
old tales, proverbs, riddles, lullabies, games
and Jingles. Also there is "The Land of
Song," compiled by Katherlne Shute,
"Poems Every Child Should Know," edited
by Mary Burt, and "Another Book of Verse
for Children." edited by E. V. Lucas, any
one of which would be a delightful book
for a child's own library.
This collection will be on display In tho
children's room on the second floor of the
public library. Nineteenth and Harney
streets, from December S until Christmas.
SHABBIEST EDIFICE IN BERLIN
German Foreign Office (irlnt, Dirty.
Look I a g Structure la Heart of
BERLIN. Dec. 7. Undoubtedly the most
unpretentious and disreputable looking
building in this city is at the same time
the most Important, especially so far aa
people outside Germany are concerned. It
is the "Wllhelmstrasse." the German For
eign office, which has during the last few
weeks, because of the kaiser's unfortunate
Interview and the Casa Blanca Incident,
been more prominently in the limelight
than ever before.
Just what goes on behind the grim
dirty walls of the "Wllhelmstrasse" prob
ably every minister of foreign affairs In
Europe would give his good right hand to
know. It Is doubtful If there Is any other
governmental office in the world where
the policy of eternal secrecy Is pushed to
such an extreme. It tock a crisis such as
that which arose out of the now famous
Interview In the London Dally Telegraph
to cause the curtain to be drawn ever so
slightly aside and the Internal workings
of the office revealed to the curious pub
The German's worship of system Is ad
mirably exemplified by the workings of
the Foreign office. There unelastic. un
yielding organization is n fetich and the
official head of the employe who trans
gresses the confines of his elaborately out
lined duties is sure of decapitation.
Although there Is an elaborate press
bureau attached to the "Wllhelmstraaso "
information Is difficult to get One enters
through a low. narrow door, constantly
swinging to and fro with the passing of
diplomats, high and low officials, secret
agents, messengers and nt r. spaper men.
One must know exactly what he wants be
fore he enters the building else he will
come out as .empty handed as he went In
No one employed within dares answer a
question which has the slightest evidenco
of being outside his Immediate duties.
" The disgraceful shabbineas of the "Wll
helmstrasse" is all the more noticeable be
cause of the magnificent buildings that
surround It It is In the heart of aristo
cratic Berlin. On the Unter den Linden.
Just off the "Wllhelmstrasse." is the mag
nlfkent Hotel Adlon, the finest hotel In
Berlin, and the residence of the American
ambassador, and from the Unter den Lin
den down past the Foreign office the
atreet Is lined on both sides with the
home of the princes and nobles of Ger
many and tha diplomats and high officials
representing other governments at tbt
court of William IX
Hoarse coughs and sturfy colds that may
develop Into pneumonia over night are
qnlckJjr cured by Foley's Honey and Tar.
as It soothes Inflamed inembranea, heals
the lungs and expels the cold from the
system. Sold by all druggist
MILES TESTIFIES ON TARUF
Principal Witness Before House
Wars and Means Committee.
REFERS TO D0ZET TRUSTS
A Stone Labeled aa Dread' la
What the Farmer la Given
' by the Dingier
WASHINGTON, Dec. ,-Referrlng to
over a dozen "trusts" In his arguments
for tariff reduction, Herbert E. Mtlos of
Racine, Wis., chairman of the tariff com
mittee of the National Association of
Manufscturers, was the principal wl'ncss
before the house ways and means commit
tee yesterday. He was on the stand five
hours and will again appear next Tues
day. He was severely questioned by re
publicans and democrats alike and his
remarks caused considerable discussion
of the attitude of the political ptrtles
In respect to the tariff revision. He
compared the percentage of the prices
of certain articles which represented the
labor cost with the percentage of pro
tection afforded those articles by the
tariff. .Chairman Payne repeatedly tuH
Mr. Miles that tha committee would like
to have a detailed atatement of his com
parative figures. He contended that the
oil, steel, brass goods, car builders, loco
motive, farming tool, linseed oil. augar,
tobacco, glucose, chemical, meat, lubber
goods, leather and lumber (so-called)
"trusts" receive protection that is much
too great In comparison to the labor cost
on their products.
Although he Is chairman of the tariff
committee of the National Association of
Manufacturers, Mr. Miles of Racine,
Wis., a manufacturer of agricultural Im
plements, wagons and carriages, made It
plain that he was not appearing for the
association. He claimed to address the
committee "as one of the millions of con
sumers, not as one of the 150,000 tn 173,
000 manufacturing consumers; as an em
ployer who pays 500,000 annually in
wages and as an "independent, non
"A stone labelled as bread," Is what he
said the farmer ia given through the Ding
ley tariff. Mr. Miles said the Standard
Oil company benefited most from the duty
on oil. The Standard's wage cost Is per
cent of the price to the consumer and the
tariff offers a proteotton of 89 per cent
of the price.
The tariff rates on steel and Its products,
he said, are all In excess of the wago cost.
He declared that 96 per cent of the sticl
output Is controlled by the United 8 a cs
Steel company, Jones and Laughlin, The
Republic Iron and Steel company, the
Colorado Fuel and Iron company and the
Lackawanna and the Pennsylvania Steel
company. On Dalzelia suggestion he also
included the Cambria Steel company. He
said that these and several others are "In
a commercial sense practically one con
cern." "Tht Is true as far as making of price
Is concerned," suggested Mr. Cockran of
Redaction on Heavy Steel.
Mr. Milea recommended a maximum duty
of 15 per cent of heavy steel products and
as a minimum no duty. This reduction of
the schedule, he explained, would result
In a material reduction In the cost of agri
culture Implements and wagons to tho
farmer and he advocated putting nails and
some machinery on the free list. He ad
mitted later that the entire steel schedule
tor rolling mill products should be reduced
from 15 to 20 per cent.
Saying he feared he might be taken for
a free trader In view of his recommenda
tions Mr. Miles said, "I'm against a free
list." "What for?" askod Champ Clark of
"Because I want to see the government
get revenue and because I want a trad
ing proposition whereby we can sell goods
In foreign countries."
Some excitement was caused when Mr.
Clark asked Mr. Miles, "What was tho
difficulty you and Mr. Van Cleave, Mr.
Perry and your association had with the
Mr. Miles denied that he had had any
trouble. Colonel Martin N. Mulhall of St.
Louis came forward and became Involved
In a heated argument with Mr. Clark.
Colonel Mulhall claimed that certain labor
leaders were trying to boycott Mr. Van
Cleave because he waa a republican and
a protectionist. "I don't want any poli
tical speeches," replied Mr. Clark warmly,
"I want to know what the row was about
between Mr. Van Cleave and the labor
"The brass workers wanted 10 per rent
more wages than wm being paid in St.
Louis." replied Colonel Mulhall, who con
tinued to defend Mr. Van Cleave, while
Chairman Payne Interfered.
Former Judge Samuel H. Cowan of Fort
Worth. Tex., representing the American
Live Stock association and tho Texas Cat
tle Raisers' association, asked that the duty
be retained on cattle hides, claiming that It
has not been shown that free hides would
cheapen the cost of manufactured leather
articles to tha ultimate consumer. He
claimed that the farmer was getting his
share of the benefits of the 15 per cent
duty obtained from hides and that it waa
not going to the packers, as had been as
serted. Representative Boutell read a letter from
C H. Joaes of Boston, representing the
shoe and leather association, replying to
Mr. Bout ell's question es to what reduction
would result tn the retail prices of $2. $3.50
and' $8 shoe with free hides and free
leather, and with free hides, leather and
shoes. Mr. Jones said there would be In
each case a reduction of 25 cents with the
exception of the price with free hides,
leather and shoes, in which case, ho said,
there would be a reduction of 60 cents.
With free hides and leather, he aatd, the
prices would depend on "trust" control.
Champ Clark of Missouri asked Judge
Cowan If he knew of the Beef "trust."
"Most of the peopl believe there Is a
combination of packers to fix the price of
beuf," replied the witness. He told what
he knew about the packers' methods of
purchasing cattle and said that they did
not fix the price of cattle except when there
was an over-supply In the market.
Bourke Cockran of New York asked
Judge Cowan If the packers had any inter
est in Uie tanning business.
"I've heard," replied tho witness, "that
the packers control the leather business."
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Federal Council of Churches of Christ
of America Discuss Problem.
SOCIALISM MUST BE CHECKED
Local Federations Are t'rged to
Sarrey the Field, Stady Con
ditions t Plaa.
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. .-In a stirring
speech to the delegates of the Federal
Council of the Churches of Christ In Amer
ica Rev. Charles Stelsle of New York yes
terday declared that the churches must
look after the religious and moral welfare
of Immigrants In order to prevent the on
ward march of socialism.
"While our churches are deserting th
downtown fields In New York and letting
the immigrants look out for themselves
socialism Is stepping In," said Mr. Btelxl
who is secretary of the department of
church and labor of the Presbytorlan
"Every night speeches are made from
boxes on street corners and the foreigner!
are accepting socialism. And it Is not. th;
Christian socialism that you hear about,
but It Is the socialism that preaches revolu
tion and Is a real menace to the country."
The council, which Is organized to brlna
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rll Protestant denomli ntlons Into closer
unl.in in the Interests of Christianity, held
tut one session todsy.
. I mong the matters disposed of waa a
request of the Anti-Saloon league of Amer
ica to Investigate Its management, charges
having been made that the league la not
being properly conducted. The council de
cided that it had no jurisdiction in the
Tc night a great public meeting was held
in Weatherspoon hall In the interests of
ycung people's organisations.
Immigration Problem. -
Among the matters considered at today's
session was the organisation of local feder
ations and the Immigration problem. Thesj
csme before the council In the form of re
ports from committees. The report on
local federations contained suggestions for
the organisation of local organisations. In
this connection the committee presented
resolutions which were adopted expressing
the conviction of the federal council that
In view of conditions that exist In cities,
small towns and rural communities that
the time has come when the churches
should Join their forces in federated effort
and that the aim should be to make a local
federation a means through which tho
evangelistic need and moral welfare of the
community will be cared for most effec
tively. A resolution presented by the committee
on the church and the Immigrant, provid
ing that the Federal Council urge local
federations to survey the field, study condi
tions and plan the work of looking after im
migrants, was. Adopted.
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