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VOL. XXXVIII NO. 270.
OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNING, MAY 7, 1909 TWELVE PAGES.
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Senator Cummin Says Aldrich-Payne
Keature Will Not Satisfy
LOWER RATES OR .ACE FIGHT
lowan Telli Collet - leal Reduc
tion! Must ' b- dt.
CONSUMER WILL t HIS SAY
Rid Importers of
Nebraska Senator Submits Amend
ment to Payne Bill that Re
establishes Singley Law.
Judge McPherion Makes Temporary
Order in Missouri Rate Litiga
- tion Permanent.
An Often Delayed Feast
Small Prog-ms is Made in Senate in
Considering Tariff Bill by
ST. LOUIS COURT IS ENJOINED
BRIST0W OBJECTS TO RAISE
People Who Pay t. t-." H.
CHALLENGE TO MR. ' ALDRICH
Hawkey Senator Insist that Mas
" Hltn of flchpdalf-a
Fortv VMM Oil 111 (Mill
Be a Reanblleaa.
WASHINGTON. May I.-Prcdlctlng that
a failure to pass a tariff hill providing
liiv.tr duties on Imports would provoke a
political contest for another revision of the
tirirf. Senator Cummins of Iowa delivered
a notable speech In tho senato today.
"The bill now before us " a:ild Mr. Cum-
' nilna. "will not he accepted hy those who
have favored a revlalon of the tariff at
either a fulfillment of tne party pledge or
aa a settlement of the controversy. Tf this
bill, or anything substantially like It. be
comes a law. I predict that a campaign for
lower dutlts will begin the moment the ex
traordinary session of coKrss adjourn,
ind will continue with increasing teal until
the Judgment entered In the court of the
public conscience 1 ' also entered In the
. journals of congress.
"It gives me no plenaure to utter thle
prophecy, ' for I have, earnestly hoped the
levldon now In progress would end the
dispute1 for year to come, and thnt th
business of the country would enjoy the
pen.ee and tranquility which la Impossible
during the existence of a movement to ma
terially change duties' upon Imports.
"Who Inaleted upon tariff revision? It
was not the manufacturers: It was not the
lumber man: It was not the coal man: It
waa not the Iron and steel man; It was
. not the glass man; It waa not the cotton
or th woolen man; tt Was not the oil man.
During the. whole agitation. I never heard
. you never heard demand from those
people that the tariff must be revised.
Th demand came from those who be
lleved that the duties upon many article
.and commodities were too high; from those
v fwho believed they were paying too much
for the thlnga they bad to buy. and that
eicesalva Import duties, coupled with other
eondltjons, were enabling a favored few !a
reap 'inordinate profit, and, therefore,
they wanted, as one pf the stepe lending to
the remedy which they sought,
tial reduction of those duties
a. uMta li
ft Is not
necesbitfy'-t-trd vmtnwew to inquire
many' people so believed, or In what part
"of the country they lived.
Heal Demand' for Redaction.
"I have heard . it said over and over
since we began this discussion, not of
course In' public debate, but In private con
versation, that there ar but few people
comparatively who, were Interested In a
reduction of duties. 1 know that the
voices of those who are clamoring for an
Increase of custom house taxation are more
distinctly heard In the corridor and com-mli-re
rooms, but there will come a time
presently when tne ciamor 01 u.c ,..
who want relief will aound like tne roar
of a thousand Niagara from one wean to
the other. 1 have heard It said many times
that those people who were Insisting on
tariff revision were not familiar with the
subject, d d " opportunity to know
whether duties were too high or too low.
"This distrust or skepticism of the Judg
ment of the common man Is a fundamental
mistake often made and always atoned for
In sack rlolh and ashes. The people. It Is
true, have not the advantage of hearing
the specific statements of the administra
tion, of Interested beneficiaries and wit
nesses who have filled and overfilled the
capital during these month In which the
subject has been under consideration."
The people, he said, have seen the forces
of competition grsdunlly weakened In the
larger fields of Industry through concen
tration, combinations, agreements and "all
the at her modern mechanism which an In
genious age has discovered."
' Tariff Aid to Combination.
Continuing, he said:
"They have seen competition shut out of
Krue of these fields by th Intervention of
excessive Import duties. They have left
tho Injustice of the dlacrlmlnatlona which
the vast power of our transportation sys
tems can Inflict. , They knew that these
things werr wrong; and after bearing the
burden until It became Intolerable, they
begun to move with Irresistible strength
Jong the pathway of reform. They have
mail some progieta toward the regulation
of transportation and the repression of cor
I'oiate rvlls. Tho last administration will
be remembered, so long ks the history of
our country fit preserved, for Its victories
in the struggle tor rste regulation aud
for corporate fair dealing.
"The work has Just begun and I sin
cerely hope the present administration will
be no less dlgnlflrd than the last one for
ita enenry In dealing with these perplexing
problems. One part, however, of the pro
gram waa assigned by common consent to
this administration, and its conspicuous
leader assumed without hesitation the task
of tariff revision. The people know what
they want with respect to revision Just as
well aa they know what they wanted with
respect to railways and to Industrial com
blnatlons. and their Intelligent, euucaien.
patriotic Instinct Is Just as certain with
r ..-1 to the tariff as It wss with respect
to transportation monopolies. If we fall
now to substantially reduce the duties on
the Important schedules, we but postpone
th Justice due to the people, a Justice
which, thanks to the genius of our institu
tion, they hsv the power to enforce., and
which In the fulness of time they will en
fortre." leaning to the consideration of ths lum
ber schedule, he nald it made little differ
ence whe'her there was a duty or not so
far a the preservation of the forests Is
concerned. With reepect to the cos of
production. In the greater part of the United
mates st least, he said, the American had
Ihe advantage of the Canadian, and a duty
was only necessary to equalise a disparity
n rates of transportation.
Commending the course of his colleague.
(Continued, on Second Page.)
Demand for Action
I From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. May . (Special- Tele
gram. t-r-Benator Burkett has submitted an
amendment to the pending tariff bill of
very great Interest to breeders of blooded
live- tock In this country. Under the
Dlngley bill It Is provided an Importer
of blooded animals for breeding purposes
Is allowed to bring such animals" In free
of duty, whether Intended to be u-d by
the direct Importer In his own . stud or
to sell the Imported animal later. The
pending tsriff bill, as reported to the senate
from the finance committee, restricts such
Importations of animals of blooded and
registered stock io free entry only when
the direct Importer shall certify that he
desires the. animal or animals for breed
ing purposes upon his own ranch and will
greg not to sell such snlmal or animals.
Senator Burkett'a amendment aeeks to
restore the Dlngley law Insofar as It
affects the Importation of blooded stock
for breeding purposes. The Payne bill aa
It came to the senate contained this provi
sion: "Any animal Imported by a clttsen of
the United States specially for breeding
purposes shall be admitted1 free, whether
intended to be used by the Importer him
self or for sale for such purpose."
Should the Burkett amendment not pre
vail the Importer of recognized "blooded"
stock could not bring them In free unless
he should make affidavit that he Intends
such animals only for his own use upon
his stock or breeding farm. Should he
afterward sell such blooded animal he
would be held to pay the government an
ad valorem duty of 2S per cent.
The free entry of registered stock for
breeding purposes Is recognized throughout
the west, at least, as being most desirable.
Under the provisions of the Dlngley bill
the live stock of the ranges and the farms
of the west have been producing a superior
grade of horses, csttle. hogs and sheep,
due to up-breedlng. and the Aldrteh bill
as now before the senate would prevent a
stock raises from Importing a blooded
stallion, bull, boar or ram unless he should
swear such animal Is for his own use on
his ranch or farm and not for sale.
Wait for Japan to
Ex-President Says Small Navy Would
Not Prevent War, but Would
NEW . YORK, May . Bx-Preeldant
Roosevelt declare, In ,an , irt(ole , In this
week's Outlook,"tna't,vlt'' Is the v duty of
America to wait and see whether or not
Japan succeeds In preventing the Immi
gration to this country, of Any appreciable
number of Japanese of the laboring and
small trading classes. If Japan falls, he
writes, this government must protect Itself
by treaty or legislation, but he adds:
"It would be doubly Incumbent upon us
to take the action In the way that would
provoke the least possible friction and
cause the - least possible hard feeling."
Although, he asserts, Americans have
the right to say what Immigrants shall
come to their shores, they are powerless
to enforce that right against any nation
that chooses to disregard their wishes.
unless "we continue to build up and main
tain a first-claas fighting navy."
Mr.. Roosevelt adds that "those well
meaning, but fatuous advocates of peace,
who would try to prevent the upbuilding
of our navy, utterly misread the temper of
their countrymen." '
America would fight, he says, whether
prepared or not, and "all the peace advo
cate could do would be to prevent this
country from being successful In the
Race Horse Aids
Robbers to Escape
Bandits Who Blow Up Store Are
Captured After Long
I .A PORTE. Ind., May . Four robber
early this morning cleaned out the store
of C. F. Boaneborn and covered their
getaway by an explosion of dynamite that
wrecked and set fire to the building. The
thieves carried off 11.000 worth of firearms,
phonographs and sporting material In a
delievery wagon drawn by Hummingbird
(2:14), a valuable trotting horse, which
they stole from a nearby stable. The
jobber, who headed toward Michigan,
were pursued by policemen In automobiles
and overtaken shortly before noon In the
Galena -woods, near the Michigan line.
Sheriff Anslisa and Chief of Police Coch
rane exchanged allots with the robbers.
and one was captured. All the plunder was
recovered. A posse Is searching the woods
for the escaped robbers. When the officers
arrived hwe with the captured robber. It
waa necessary for the police to display
their firearm to awe the crowd of ?,000
persona who gathered and were yelling
"lynch him." The prisoner gave his name
aa Joseph Sobeskl. IT Is 24 years old, and
say he came from Chicago.
; Hvel VII 1 hjiW
I - v w i ..
May Go to Jail
New Tork Judge Orders Her Arrest
Because She Refused to Fay
NEW YORK, May .-Evelyn Nsabit
Thaw will hare to go to th Ludlow atreet
Jail unless she pays a l0 fine Imposed
several days ago by Justice McAvoy for
contempt of court. The appellate dlvlaloa
todsy refused a stay of proceedings.
Justice McAvoy today Isaued an order for
the immediate arrest of Evelyn Nesblt
Thaw. The order directs that she be kept
In close conftnrant until th settlement
of her account-
Officials Cannot Proceed with State
. . Court Pending Appeal. .
TILT BETWEEN ATTORNEYS
Hagerman Charges Governor Hadley
with Failure to Keep Word.
' ' aanBSnanwanB.
JUDGE- TALKS OF THE CASE
aya Tears Aero He Knew It Wli
Be en re af Aaaeyaaee to Htm
Despite What His Decision
KANSAS CITY. May . -Judge Smith Mc
pherson In the federal court here today
continued' In force the temporary Injunc
tion recently granted by Judge John F.
Philips, restraining Blebert Jones, circuit
attorney of Bt. Louis, from prosecuting th
suit filed by him in the circuit court of
that city seeking to restrain the railroads
of Missouri from charging a S-eent passen
ger rate. No other state officers are in
cluded In the Injunction order, which la
to remain . In force "until . differently or
dered by this count." The order-contained
the reservation, however, that supplemental
orders might be Issued against other per
sons should subsequent events demand
such action. '
Judge McPherson said the order did not
Include Attorney General Major and the
members of the state railroad and ware
house commission because they had stated
under 'Oath that they had not Inspired or
encouraged the St. Louis suit and did not
Intend to have anything to do with It In
The order applies to all "attorneys, serv
ants and employes of Circuit Attorney
Jones and therefore applies to John Ken
nis and Rush Lake, former assistants ' at
torney general of Missouri, without naming
them. Mr. Kennlsh, who argued In defense
of ths Justice and propriety of the St.
Louis suit, objected to the action of . the
complainants In citing him and Mr. Lake
by name In their petition,' and the court
sustained Mr. Kennlsh's contention that an
Injunotlon against a client waa also ef
fective against his attorneys.
Tilt Between Attorneys.
"Mr. Hagerman told me t waa named In
this suit because he was mad at Governor
Hadley. That la the only reason I have
ever had for being included," exclaimed
"Well I had a rlajht to be mad at Mr.
Hadley. did I not? I had a letter In my
pocket at that time, which the governor
had written promising to order the dis
missal of the St. Louis suit and hd never
did It. The law does not allow us to enjoin
the governor, so I wanted to get as near
him as possible," interrupted Mr. Hager
man. "Res, I am surprised that you did not
name his wife In this suit," responded Mr.
Judge Mcpherson based his decision upon
the belief that the purpose of the St. Louis
suit waa to relltlgate the questions nettled
by him In his final decree on the Missouri
rate rases lneued March 8. 1909. "That de
cree Is the law until It Is reversed." said
he, "and It must stand, until It Is reversed
by an appellant oourt. It must not be
trampled upon either. The only way in
which the matters covered In that decree
can be relltlgated Is by an appeal or by
hearing In this oourt. The attorney gen
eral of the state under oath here yesterday
Mailed that an appeal from my decree will
be taken to the supreme court of the
United Slates. I must enjoin the circuit
attorney of Bt. IjouIs from prosecuting a
oase In St. Louis county, which deals with
the same subject matter which was con
sidered by my decree."
Knpreme Coart to Decide.
Judge McPherson referred to the quo
warranto suit filed In the state supreme
court asking that the railroads be ousted
from the state and fined for "agreeing and
conspiring to "fix rates" and said: "This
court Is entirely willing to allow the su
preme court to dispose of that case." The
Judge said his court had no right to enjoin
the state supreme court. "On the witness
stand here yesterday the attorney general
said that tf he found that the railroads had
violated the law he would drive them all
out of the state," continued the Judge. "I
do not believe he meant that. I do not
think he would be willing to see 40.000 or
60.000 employes of the railroads thrown out
o femployment and the people of the state
denied railroad conveniences."
Judge McPherson prefaced his derision
with a statement referring Indirectly to
Representative Murphy's resolution In con
gress. He said he knew a year ago that
the trial of Missouri rate cases would be a
source of annoyance to him and that they
would do him no personal good. "I could
see at that time." he said, "that what
ever my decision might be. I would get few
compliments, no thanks, but grest criti
cisms accompanied by abuse. But I have
never had the slightest thought of running
away from thla litigation because it proved
unpleasant and I do not Intend to run
sway now. I have the kindliest feeling for
the attorneys on both sides, but I do not
think It is proper for counsel to come In
here I Dthls proceeding and slate that
my final decree was too broad."
Fred D. Warren of Appeal to Reason
Convicted . of Sending Defama
tory Matter Through Mails.
FORT SCOTr. Kan., May (.-Fred D.
Warren, business msnager of th Appeal
to Reason, a socialist publlcattpn. charged
by the government with sending scurrilous
and defamatory matter through th mails,
was this afternoon found guilty by a Jury
in the federal court here. An appeal will
ateel Ralls Go l a.
PITTSBURG. Pa.. May 1-The Carnegie
Steel rurapuny today announced an in
crease in the rrtre of llfc-hl steel rails of
from 13 to M a ton.
Copyright, 1909', b the Mall and Express Company.
ASKS JUDGES' IMPEACHMENT
Murphy Will ' File Formal . Charges
Against McPherson and Philips.
LONG REPLY TO HAGERMAN
Calls on Colleaarae, ' Who Asserts
Philips Shoald Have Beea
Oasted Twenty Years
WASHINGTON. May 4 At the eonclu
lon of a lengthy statement In the. house
today regarding his resolution of Inquiry
into the official conduct of "Federal Judges
McPhron and. Philips of the western dis
trict of Missouri. tVepcesentatlve Murphy
of that state anHuunj-ed fhkt he would
present formal charges -ef Impeachment.
Mr Murphy brought the matter tip as a
question of personal privilege, :
Mr. Murphy had read some newspaper
dispatches to the effect that Frank Hager
man, attorney for eighteen railroads, had
telegraphed the attorney general of the
United States alleging that the . charges
in the Murphy . resolution was "an outra
geous tissue of mlsreprpsentatio.i by one
who has no knowledge of the facts."
Mr. Clayton of Alabama, a member of
the Judiciary committee, objected, saying
the argument was not one of personal
Speaker Cannon ruled that Mr. Murphy
was within his rights and could continue.
but he had not proceeded far when Mr.
Henry of Texas, another member of th
Judiciary committee, stopped him with an
Inquiry as to whether he did ont Intend to
formally bring In charges of Impeachment.
The Missouri member did not, however,
give a direct answer, but continued his re
cital of the charges contained In his reso
lution. He called on Mr. Rucker, his col
league, to substantiate what he was say
ing. Rneker Hits Philips.
Mr. Rucker did so, declaring that Judge
Philips should have been impeached twenty
Several times Mr. Payne, the majority
leader, objected, saying that Mr. Murphy
could not yield for debate. Later he again
objected on the ground that Mr. Murphy
was traveling outside the Issue raised by
the Hagerman telegram and the preamble
of the resoultion.
Again, in passing upon the reaolution.
Speaker Cannon ruled in favor of Mr.
Murphy, remarking that "the telegram is
Continuing, Mr. Murphy dented that the
state of Missouri had been accorded every
courtesy In the rate raacs, as was stated
In Mr. Hagerman's telegram. The state,
he declared, had no knowledge or notice
whatever of the first Injunction in those
"I am asking the -congress of the United
States," he said, "to give bark to us that
government which you handed to us when
you admitted us aa a state In the union
by requiring the federsl Judiciary In the
western district of Missouri to proceed
along orderly and decent lines In the exe
cution of the law."
The house then adjoined and Immediately
Mr. Murphy notified the members of the
('Continued on Second Page.)
Everything on the
want ad pages from
pianos to poultry,
Speaking of pianos.
some of our big piano firms
tell about their best bargains
on the want-ad page under the
head of "Offered for Sale
They know that want-ad readers
look for real bargains there. Often
they, or other peopja, hay sHghUy
asad iltBOf, too, that may. be
kottfat for a fraction of what a nsw
on would cost.
Have you looked at the Bee
want ads yet today !
Bill to Remedy
Defect in Hepburn
Bailey Would Prohibit Railroads
Hauling Goods for Companies in
Which They Own Stock.
WASHINGTON. May 6-C1ose upon the
decision of the supreme court of the United
States In ' the "commodities clause" case
Senator Bailey today Introduced a bill
amending the interstste commerce act so
aa to. apply the provisions, .of, the. jcom
modules clause ' to "any corporation or
Joint stock company which owns or con
trols directly or . Indirectly." such -eubei-dlary
corporations. ' '
In preempting the-bill Mr.-Bailey said he
had . not read the opinion of the oourt In
htis case, but he had read enough to see
that It "sustained the principles upon
which the commodity clause was based,"
and the decision showed that the act did
not cover all those cases that he knew .the
author Intended It to cover.
"The court held that the act did not In
clude cases In which railroads own stock
of a corporation which produoes or -manufactures
the articles to be transported,"
said Mr. Bailey, "and the amendment I
now propose Is intended to remedy that
refeot If defect It was. Those . who were
responsible .for that amendment to the
Hepburn act felt that the words "directly
or Indirectly," covered every possible con
tingency, but In view of the decision of the
court It seems necesasry to change that
Mr. Culberson saying he had the com
modities clause decision snd thst ha In
tended asking to have It printed as a
document, Mr. Bailey withdrew his bill, so
that before Introducing It he might read
the full opinion.
Representative Wanger of Pennsylvania
today presented a bill In the house, making
It Illegal for a railroad company to trans
port a commodity for any corporation In
which It holds stock of of which It is a
Hints at Scandal
in Insane Asylum
Assistant Physician of Missouri In
stitution Says Patients Are Sub
jected to Gross Indignities.
ST. JOSEPH. Mo., May S. In resigning
his position as assistant physician of state
hospital for the Insane No. t here today,
Dr. T. E. Graham gave as a reason that
the patients are subjected to gross out
rages on the part of the attendants, with
the knowledge of Superintendent W. F.
Kuhn. He offers .to give names and dates
If the board of managers desires them.
There are nearly 2,000 patients In the hos
pital, which is the largest asylum for the
Insane In Missouri.
Prairie Fire Swept by Gale
Burns Cattle and Buildings
The fire seems to be dying out now.
During the night flames could be seen
from North Platte leaping and racing
aoroes the country. Portions of the foot
hills burned black are visible from here
today. The tract of land burned over was
parcely settled, It being a range country.
Several farm dwelling were destroyed
by th fire and many other building. In
addition to stock. Telephone lines were
burned, so few reports have been received.
Charles Bretternets lost twenty-two head
of cattle, Jake Heber eight, George Long
twenty-two and many others varying num
bers. Three school houses were burned
and the dwelling bouse and building on
th farm of Jam Pttron wer de
stroyed. The wind is still blowing and the blase
waa brought within four miles of the city.
The fire was ' still burning thirty miles
east . at noon and help baa been sent out
DOCTORS ELECT OFFICERS
P. H. Salter of Norfolk for President,
Lincoln for Meeting Place.
OMAHA MEN AS CHAIRMEN
Dr. Ktokes Head of "or aery Seettoa
and Dr. E. C. Heary of Gyneco
logy and Obstetrics
orrioaas Tom doctobs
Dr. 9. X. "alter of JTorfolk, president.
Dr. W. J. Blrkhofar of 0otbnbrg and
Sr. W. K. Wilson of Unoola, vie presi
Sr. A. S. Wilkinson of Xilnooln, secre
tary. ..w " -
.Sr. , A, S. Von Manrlde of Ashland,
' Br. X.. at. snaw of Osceola, delegate aud
Sr. T. T. Xdvlnffston' of Omaha, alternate
to ths Am ericas Medical association.
Sr. A. O. Stokes of Omaha, chairman of
section on surgery; Sr. X. W. Orr of
Xilnooln, chairman sactlon on wdloln
Br. B. O. Mnrj of Omaha, chairman sec
tion on gynaoology and obstatrles; Br. O.
W. X. Foynter of X.lnooln, chairman oom
mitte on pusllo polloy and legislation;
Br. A. B. Von atansfld of Ashland, chair
man oommitt on madloal dfnss; Br.
X. J. O. Sward of Xilnooln, Br. afoOon-aug-hy
of York, Br. Moorahaad of Omaha,
Br. Boyal Woods of 0nva, Br. W. Will
son of Curtis and Br. O. F. Fall of Bsa
trice, recommended for mambers of state
hoard of health.
The next board meeting of the ahsocla
tion will be held at Lincoln.
These were elected officers of the Ne
braska State Medical association at
Thuraday morning's meeting.
The first paper was by Dr. W. II. Mick
Of. Omaha on the "Diagnosis of Fractures,
Dislocations and Foreign Bodies by tho
X-ray Method." The paper was Illustrated
by practical demonstration. "Some Usea
of Thyroid" wss the subject of a paper by
Dr. Km ma W. Demares of Koca, and was
followed by a paper on "Pharyngomycosis"
by I)r. K. S. Cook of Lincoln. "Kxopthal
mic Goitre and Its Treatment," waa the
title of a paper by Dr. J. B. Welch of Lin
coln. "Determination of Eye Strain by the
General Practitioner" waa discussed by Dr.
H. B. La mere of Omaha. Dr. It. It. Hol
ltster of Omaha read a paper on "Hae
matiiria," which concluded tho morning
the afternoon session wss ' devoted
to the discussion of miscellaneous technical
papers, and the convention closed wlt
a symposium upon the "Needs In Nebraska
for Overcoming Tuberculosis." The discus
sion waa led by Ir. H. n. Towns of Omaha.
The annual meeting of the Nebraska as
sociation for the Study and Prevention of
Tuberculosis followed In the evening.
TAFT, JR., ALSO PRESIDENT
on af Chief F.ecotlve Fleeted
Head of Vale DehaHna:
NEW HAVEN, Con.. May -Robert A.
Taft, Tale '10, son of President Taft. has
been chosen president of the university de
I NORTH PLATTE. Neb.. Mav . raoertal
Telegram.)-ranned by a Bitty-mile wind
a severe prairie fire raged over from six
lo ten townships of Isnd yesterday and I"
still burning on the Garfield table In this
The fire started in the southern rt of
McPherson county on the Birdwood table,
where a man named Cody waa burning off
ome land before plowing. The fire got away
from him early In the afternoon and
burned along slowly until toward evening,
when a severe wind storm arose and the
fire then became fierce and spread with
the speed of a racing horse coming down
to the foothills of the Platte river and
burning east of Maxwell.
Ho fierce was the fire that It Jumped fire
guards as wide as fifteen rods. It de
stroyed th Improvements oo a number of
farms, burning considerable stock, but th
greatest damae was to the rang. De
layed reports have not yet been received.
Kansan Insists on Being- Heard De
spite Fact He is New Member.
HEYBURN SPEAKS FOR INCREASE
Idaho Senator Says Miners Need Pro
tection Against Mexico.
GALLING EH AND BEVERIDGE TILT
Indiana Senator Protests Am Inst
Hnste and Reminds Colteaanea
that Rill Will Have to Tie
Defended oa Stamp.
WASHINGTON, May But smnll
progress was mnde In the consideration
of the tariff bill by the senate todny,
tile lead schedule being under discussion.
Senator Brltow made a strong fight
aplnut increncus In the rats of the
schedules over the duties provided In the
house on the ground that such Increases
would Increase the cost of paint, which
the farmers use extensively. Imrlng tne
discussion Senators Beverldgj and
Gallinger engaged In a sharp colloquy,
during which Mr. Onlllngnr accused the
Indiana senator of "advertising his own
Earlier In the day Senator Cummins ad
dressed tlv senate in favor of lower
duties, especially In the Iron md --tel
schedules. -leolared that tho pe.nple
would take inittora In their own hands
if the law did not check monopolies nil
said that In that event convenient lamp
posts wjuH bu found.
At fi o'clock the senate adjourned, ac
cording to an agreement to dlscontinuH
work on the bill dally at that hour for
Lend Xcbedales Taken Up.
The consideration of the tariff bill for
action on the amendments was again today
taken up In the senate. The lead schedule
was still pending and an agreement was
reached to consider It as a whole and not
paragraph by paragraph. Senator lirlstow
renewed his attack upon the schedule. He
began by asking for information as to
why the duty on white lead was higher
than that on pig lead. Mr. Aldrich re
plied that this difference was due to the
fact that while pig load costs 24 cents
white lead costs 6H cents a pound, the
white lead being a product of pi gload re
quiring much labor and an elaborate pro
cess. Senator Gaybum spoke on the lead In
dustry and In favor of the duty provided In
the senate committee amendment. Without
a duty, he said, the lead mines In this
country would be abandoned until the
cheaper lead deposits of Mexico shauld be
exhausted. ,', . , .
Protest from RevrWdgeu '"
Mr. Beverldge arose to . protest against ,
haste when a vote wss called for on tho
lead schedule, saying the senate was not
Justified In such histe when senators were
Inquiring In respect to the reasons for
adopting the. proposed rates.
He reminded his colleagues that the
tariff bill would be a matter to be con
sidered before the people and he snld.
"those who are now demanding vote
will not be the ones who will be oh the
battlefield repelling Ihe fire of questions."
Mr. Oalllnger letorted that the senator
from Indiana was not the only on who
would bo on the b-Jttleflcld. Ho Charged
that Mr. Heveridgo was bringing his own
political affairs Into the discussion.
Upon Mr. Beverldgo's disclaiming that lie
was so doing Mr. Oalllnger retorted. "The
senator from Indiana never falls to ad
vertise his wares."
"They are republican wares," promptly
responded Mr. Hoverldge. "and I am wear
In; out my life In this labor."
' Some other lives were worn out before
you apieared," retorted Mr. Gallnger.
"I expect to defend this bill in Ihe
thick of the political fight before the
jieople." said Mr. Iteverldge. "and I want
to kmw something about It."
' nrlitnn Demands Hearing.
Mr. BrlKtow, rising as soon as Mr.
Beverldge hud taken his seat, remarked:
"For the third time a voto has been called
for on this paragraph while I have In-en
attempting to get the. recognition of the
Then, speaking in an Impassioned manner,
he continued :
"1 am a new member here, and perhaps
It Is considered that I have no right to be
heard, but I am hern Just as are others
who have been members of the sciiBte for
thirty years, and 1 have the same con
stitutional ritrlit to be heard that thy
Then, with greit emotion, Mr. Brtstow
added: "With the help of what physical
strength I have I Intend to be heard un
less I am out of order according to the
rules of this body."
Mr. Bristow then continued to discuss the
lead schedule, and a vote was not ordered.
Mr. Heyhurn rend a tel. gram showing
that In Kansan there were 2.fl0 men em
ployed In the lead Industry ind called th.it
statement to the ntt"ntiou of Mr Hristow,
The Kansas neiiator leplicd that he was
fully aware of the Interests of his state In
tlie lead Industry.
Mr. Aldrich suggested lliat he was ex
tremely anxious to dispose before adjourn
ment of the paragraph fixing the duty on
lead-hearing ore, but nVnator Btotio de
clared that that would be impossible, and
Mr. Bilstow piocredcd to discuss the para
graph until 5 o'clock, when an executive
sces'.on was moved.
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