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VOL. XXXIX-NO. 44.
OMAHA, FRIDAY MORNING, AUGUST 6, 1JKK TEX PAGES.
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UP SOME SCORES
"Injurfents" Draw Buck SaU in
Speaker's Li it of Committee
NORRIS OF NEBRASKA HIT HARD
Himhaw Alio Oeti Jolt from "Uncle
Joe's" Bits Stck.
Men Are Voting
for a Walkout,
TAFT TELLS WHY
HE SIGNED BILL
He Declares Promise '-of Revision
Downward Has Been Fairly
A LAW AT LAST
President Taft Signs Bill, and Extra
Session , of Congress is
Balloting on Question of Tying: Up
the Chicago Surface Lines is
NEW LAW NOT PERFECT ONE
BOTH HOUSES HAVE ADJOURNED
OTHER REFORMERS P"" tBERED
Only Tried Friendi of peaker
Put on Guar
SENATORS ON WAT h NOW
Barkett and Brown for
Nebraska, Biprrulng Rat n
with What Has Been 1
fFrom a Staff Correspondent )
WASHINGTON. Auf. B. (Special Tele-gram.)--Speaker
Carnon. In his announce
ment of the house committees, haa done
what many disinterested persons expected
tie would do take car of his friends and
put his enemies In positions where they
could do least harm. Geographical condi
tions have not entered very largely In the
make-up of the committee chairmanships
and committee places, for In a number of
cases two men from a state are given
places on the same committee, and of such
ranking Influence that either one or the
other may see the chairmanship just ahead
If the whirligig of pnlletlcs should brine
about the undoing of those who take prece
dence. The speaker haa not forgotten the
fight at the beginning tof this extraordin
ary session upon himself, and for the
change In rules he has punished those who
voted against him and those who Toted for
t larrer powers In the house and less auth
ority vested In the committee on rules.
Jforrt. Oat . His.
George W. Norrlss, of the Fifth Ne
braska district, loeea a commanding plaee
on the public buildings and grounds com
mittee, a distinct loss to Nebraska, but la
given placea on coinage weights and meas
ures, private land claims and revision of
the laws. Norrls haa not fought "Uncle
Joe" particularly, but bas fought like a
Spartan against the principle which
Speaker Cannon represented, namely leg
islation by rule. As one of the chief In
surgents he has drawn lightning and It
hit him.- But he la not alone In that par
ticular, for Cooper of Wisconsin, former
chairman of the committee on Insular af
fairs, gives way to Olmatead of Pennsyl
vania, a friend and champion of the Dan
ville magnate. Fowler of New Jersey,
chairman of the committee en banking and
currency of the Sixtieth congress, not only
wrwitiuysq irtnj joa. noQiroxiM utterly, out
the chairmanship 1t' vested In Edward B. '
Vreeland of New York.
Other , Ntbrulu Asetsrntnenta.
felnshaw was too strenuous an opponent
of the ship subsidy to suit "Uncle Joe." If
the records ar to b believed, for Hln
ahaw loses his place on th merchant ma
rine and fisheries, where he stwod fifth,
a New Yorker In th person of Oeorg W.
Falrablld having been moved up to dis
place th man from Falrbury. Htnshkw
gets probably better committee assign
ments than his colleague from McCook,
holding his position on Indian affairs, in
which Nebraska has very considerable In
terest, together with a place on patent
and elections No. 1
Klnkaid gains nor loses anything in the
new committee assignments, except that he
advanoes from sixth place on irrigation of
arid lands tto third place, on education he
moves frotn, eighth to fourth place and on
Pacific railroads he holds the sam position
that he did In th Sixtieth congress.
Hitchcock has been very greatly ad
vanced b th leader of th minority, be
ing given a place on foreign affairs In lieu
of Indian affairs. In which he had no par
ticular Interest, holding his old plao on
Irrigation of arid lands.
Maguire of th First district gets a plaoe
on coinage, weight and measures and
mines and mining, while Latta take Hitch
cock's place on Indian affairs. Aa Latta
has a design on eorraling the Indian vote
In the Third district. Champ Clark thought
it would be good policy to glv th banker
farmer from Tekamah an opportunity to
run barbed wlr fence around th Omaha
and Winnebago reservations, each indi
vidual barb to be placarded "Latta-Demo-JHp."
Bark Gets Reward.
In the surprises, some expected and
Others not expected, the chief surprise Is
U aelectlon of Charles H. Burke of South
Dakota to be chairman of the committee
on Indian affairs. HInshaw, with Knapp
aa chairman of electlona No.i J. waa the
ranking member of that committee, but
HInshaw haa not atood strong with Can
non, who has shown his appreciation of
old friends by making the former a member
of the Indian affairs committee in the
Fifty-ninth congress chairman In the Sixty
first. Just what disappointment Burke's
appointment will excite In the Crawford
Gamble faction of the republican party in
South Dakota is not guess bl.
Mr. Martin retains his old place on public
buildings and grounds and public lands.
"Walter I. Smith of Council Bluffs retains
bis place on appropriation and is upon the
committee on rule.
Captain John A. T. Hill retain the chair
manship of the military affair, and ha a,
place on th committee on militia.
Mr. Dawson of th Second Iowa district
gets th chairmanship of th committee on
accounts, and haa a place on naval affairs
and reform In civil service.
Senators Burkett and Brown lefo the
t capital this afternoon after having cast
their votes In favor of the conference re
port and the concurrent resolution directing
th recalling of the clerk to make dear the
phraseology of the leather schedules. They
remained In Washington until every im
1 fant vote waa recorded and the echo of
the gavel adjourning the first session oi
th Sixty-first congress rang in their eara
aa they left th t'nlon station for their
home in Lincoln and Kearney. Senator
Burkett befor leaving said of th tariff
bill, which become a law tomorrow: "It
is a better bill that most people think. It
clear up many discriminations and abuse
that hav grown out of twelve year of
th Dingley law on account of different
court decisions. In addition to that, there
ar so many reductions that It will un
doubtedly meat with the approval of the
(Continued on second Page.)
CHICAGO. Aug. . Balloting on the
strike proposition was begun here today
by employes of the various surface street
car lines. Aa fast aa the men finished their
'shift" they visited headquarters and tie
posited their votes.
This process will continue until early to
morrow morning, and after that several
hoar must elapse while the votes are being
counted. Official announcement of the re
suit is set for Saturday night. There are
8,000 members of the union entitled to vote.
A two-thirds majority la required to carry
the strike proposition.
Union officials watching the balloting said
the early vote was heavily In favor of a
President T. E. Mitten of the Chicago
City raslway line has entered Into negotia
tions with the employes of the Calumet &
South Chicago Street Railway company
looking toward an Increased scale, and
trouble may be averted In that quarter at
Mayor Buase expressed the opinion last
night that there would be no strike.
At th same time the arrival of P. L.
Bergoff, professional strikebreaker, who
figured in the recent Philadelphia struggle,
seemed significant. Bergoff said he had
been asked to come to Chicago by the preai
dents of the street railway companies, and
that he could handle the situation with
I, WO men. He- said he had 250 men on his
payroll, most of them in New York and
Hailstorm in ,
Extensive Damag-e to Crops, Building-s
and Live Stock in Sully
PIERRE, 8. D., Aug. 8. (Special Tele
gram.) A severe storm swept western Sully
county yesterday afternoon, with heavy
wind and rain and some hall. About Laurel
a number of small buildings were demol
ished, the heaviest loss being sheds at the
Esselbrug sheep ranch. At the Steeley
farm four cowa were killed by lightning.
Northeast of here there was heavy loss
from ball In a small territory near where
the damage waa done last . k. .The rain
here amounted to one and a half Inches.
Th telephone line to the north haa been
down all day and It la hard to get partic
ulars. Six Bodies Are
British Steamer Wrecked Near Cape
Town and Many Lives
CAPE TOWN. Aug. a-Th British
steamer Maori foundered last night off
Slang Bay. It ia feared the fatalitlea will
b heavy, as the vessel carried a large
number of passengers.
Nine survivors hav thua far been landed
and six bodies already hav been washed
up on th beach.
No trac ha been found of the missing
steamer Waratah and the anxiety regarding
its safety Is Increasing.
Th vessel left Port Natal July 20, since
when It has not been seen. It haa on board
WESTERN MATTERS AT CAPITAL
Itaral Roate Si. S Ordered Estab
lished at Polk, Polk County,
(From a Staff Correspondent)
WASHINGTON, Aug. 6. (Special Tele
gram.) Rural route No. 1 has been ordered
established September 1 at Polk, Polk
county, Neb., serving seventy-five families.
Rural carriers appointed for South Da
kota: Desmet, Route t. Henry Hlni, car
rier; David A. Basard. substitute. Mlllbank,
Route 1, George E. Wise, carrier; Mary H.
Wise, substitute. St. Lawrence, Routes 1
and 2. Floyd B. Goodell, carrier, Andrew
Clarence E. Wheeler has been appointed
postmastef at Plalnvlew, Meade county.
S. D vice F. A. Holland, resigned.
AGED MAN KILLED BY AUTO
Prominent v Maaoa of Padarah, Ky.(
Ran Down hy Machine on
Way to Raeea.
ROCKFORD, III.. Aug. (.-Isaac C. Wolfe,
iged TO years, of Paducah, Ky., was killed
by an automobile on the highway near
Belvldere today. The machine was driven
by P, A. Nott and hla sen, C. A. Nott of
Byron, 111., who were on their way to the
Algonquin hlll-cllmbtng conteat.
Wolfe waa a prominent Mason.
New Sample Ballots Good
for Kites, but What Else?
"Tha new sample ballots would make
good kit paper for the kids," says Frank
Dewey, deputy county clerk, "but I can't
see that they are going to do anybody else
By the new primary law It Is necessary
that every name filed for every office be
upon every ballot. Each voter geta a bal
lot with a column for every party and he
can choose hi party when he starts to
vote. Having chosen he must stay In one
column or th vote la invalid. The or
dinary ballot for a single party la six by
about thirty-eight inches at the longest.
Thl bug aheet will be 80x3 inches, mure
than a squar yard' of paper.
"In printing these big ballot, aays Mr,
Dewey, "we must go through Just five
time tit work aa waa neceaaary under the
old law, beside rotating th name so that
no candidate appears at th head of his
ticket oftener than any other candidate.
"W print T8.400 in all, equivalent to 392,000
of th single column style. Half of these
ar samples. Th work of rotating the
names makea necessary LIT J stops of the
preMi and with thirty minute work ai-
Impossible, He Declares, to Secure
Everything- He Desired.
EXCESSIVE RATES REDUCED
Liquor Schedule Not Entirely Satis
factory to President.
LIKES PHILIPPINE SECTION
Declares It Will Result In Great
Benefit to Inlands Corporation
Tax Also, He Says, Will Prove
WASHINGTON. Aug. B.-Fresldent Taft
tonight gave out a statement giving his
views of the new tariff act, which he
designates as the "Payne bill," In accord
ance with the past custom of giving first
recognition to the framer of the measure
In the house of representatives.
The president declares that, while th bill
Is not perfect by any means, nor "a com
plete compliance with promises made,
strictly Interpreted," It Is, nevertheless, a
sincere effort on the part of th party to
make a downward revision and to comply
with the promises of the platform.
Result of Sincere Effort.
The statement In full follows:
"I have signed the Payne tariff bill be
cause I believe It to be the result of sincere
effort on the part of the republican party
to make a downward revision, and to com
ply with the promises of the platform aa
they have been generally understood, and
as I Interpreted them In the campaign be
"Thus la not a perfect tariff bill, nor a
complete compliance with the promises
made, Btrlctly Interpreted, but a fulfillment
free from criticism in respect to a subject
matter Involving many schedules and thou
sands of articles could not be expected.
It suffices to say that except with regard
to whisky, liquors and wines, and in re
gard to silks and as to some high classes
of cotton all of which may be treated as
luxuries and proper subjects of a revenue
tariff there have been very few Increases
Many Real Decreases!
"There haa been a great number of real
decreases in rates, and they constitute a
sufficient amount to Justify the statement
that thin bill Is a substantial downward
revision, and a reduction of excessive rates.
"This is not a free trade bill. I t waa
not Intended to be. The republican party
did not promise to make a free trade bill.
It promised to make the rate protective,
but to reduce thm when they exceeded the
difference betwen th ooat of production
abroad and here, making allowance for
the greater normal profit on active Invest
ments here. I believe that while this ex
cess has not been reduced In a number of
cases In a great majority the rate are
such as are necessary to protect the Ameri
can Industries, but are low enough In case
of abnormal increase of demand, apd rais
ing of prices, to permit the possibility of
Importation of the foreign article and thus
prevent excessive prices.
"The power granted to the executive
under the maximum and mlnmum clause
may be exercised to assure the removal of
obstacles which have been Interposed by
foreign governments In the way of undue
and unfair discrimination agalnat Ameri
can merchants and products.
Like Philippine Bectlon.
"The Philippine tariff section I have
struggled to secure for ten years past, and
It gratifies me exceedingly by my signature
to give It the effect of law. I am sure it
will greatly Increase the trade between the
two countries and It will do much to Build
up the Phllipplnea In a healthful prosper
ity. "The authority of the nresMont t ....
agents to assist him in the application of
the maximum and minimum sections of
the statute, and to enable officials to ad
minister the law, gives a wide latitude for
the acquisition under circumstances favor
able to its truth, of Information in respect
to the price and cost of production nf imuii
at home and abroad, which will thiow muoh
light on the operation of the nrrnf tsHff
and be of primary Importance In securing
ornciaiiy collected data upon which future
executive action and executive recommen
dation may be based.
Praia (or Corporation Tax.
The corporation tax Is a Just and eqult-
aDie excise measure, which, it is hoped
will produce a sufficient amount of revenue
to prevent a deficit and which Incidentally
will secure valuable statistics and Informa
tion concerning the many corporations of
th country, and will consUtut an lmpor
tant step toward that degree of publicity
and regulation which th tendency in cor
porate enterprises In the last twenty yeara
has shown to be necessary.
lowed for the run and stop on each shift
ing or tne names.' it will take 63S hours, or
more than twenty-two days, to get them
printed. Three presses will be kept going
night and day until the prlmarlea In order
to get them done In time.
"As printed the ballots ar placed In six
teen piles, each pile representing on man
at the head of tit longeat list of candi
dates. From these they will be gathered In
aeries so that each precinct will get an
equal share of th ballots headed by each
"Mr. Haverly and I will hav to b at
th printing office to O. K. every change
in th forms and that means that w will
be at th offlc all th Urn, night and day
from now until th printing Is don.
"W have spent a great deal of time
trying to flgur out soma way of running
them off with leas trouble, but It can't be
done. As fsr aa I can se th sise of the
ballot will not make it any mor efficient.
If the bos get on to th acheme they
will ask Dad to bring home a few samples
when he vote and they will hav enough
beautiful red. green and yolluw kit paver
to last ten years."
From the New York World.
SPEAKER GIVES OUT PLUMS
Uncle Joe Rewards 7" Friends and
IMPORTANT CHANGES ARE MADE
Fowler of New Jersey Loses Oat aa
Chairman of Committee on Bank
ing and Currency Vree
land la Named.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4. Speaker Cannon
today announced his committees for the
Sixty-first congress. Following are the
new appointments to house chairman
Vreeland N. T-). bao'iln and cttrreney;
Rodenberg (III.),' lndtosti'lal arts and ex
positions; Mann (111.),' Interstate and for
eign commerce; Weeks (Mass.). postofflces
and post roads: Alexander (N. T.), rivers
and harbors; Parker (N. J.), Judiciary.
Representatives Fowler (N. J.), Gardner
(Mass.) and Cooper (Wis.), thre of the
rules insurgents," who held chairman
ships in the last session of congress, have
lost their committees. Representative
Vreeland (N. Y.) succeeds Mr. Fowler as
head of the committee on banking and cur
rency and Representative Rodenberg (III.)
succeeds Mr. Gardner as chairman of the
committee on Industrial arts and exposi
tions. Mr. Cooper was replaced by Repre
sentative Olmsted (Pa.). Representative
Davidson (Wis.) is retained as head of the
committee on railways and canals. These
members participated in the fight on the
rule at the beginning of the present ses
sion and thus Incurred th speaker's dis
pleasure. flsnn Lands Good Place.
Although Representative Wanger (Pa.)
was the ranking member of the last com
mittee on interstate and foreign com
merce. Representative Mann (III.), "who
has been most active on that committee,
succeeds to the chairmanship.
Representative Gardner (N. J.) was the
ranking member of committee on poet
offices and post roads, but Representative
Weeks (Mass.) haa received the chairman
ship of that important committee. The
ways and means committee and the com
mittees on accounts, mileage and rules
were organized earlier in the session.
Representative Alexander (N.. Y.) suc
ceeds to Senator Burton's position as head
of the committee on rivers and harbors,
and Representative Parker (N. J.) la made
chairman of the Judiciary committee to
fill the vacancy caused by the retirement
from congress of Representative Jenkins
Representative Pwlght (N. Y.). the re
publican whip, gets Mr. Crumpacker's
place on the ways and means committee.
Mr. Crumpacker resigned his position on
that committee today. Representative El
lis (Ore.) waa appointed to fill th vacancy
on the same committee caused by th
death of Representative Cushman (Wash.).
The Important Places.
Important chairmanships retained by
members are: Appropriations, Tawney
(Minn.); agriculture, 8eott (Kan.); census,
Crumpacker (Ind.); military affalra. Hull
(Continued on Second Page.)
a safer investment,
paying ahigher rate
than money invest
ed in any other way
In buying Omaha real, estate, at
present prlcea, you can make five,
tea and even fifteen per cent on
your Investment by holding It for
two or three years. The increase
may bring your rate on the Invest
ment up to twenty or twenty-five
per cent. Moreover, you know
every minute Just how your Invest
If you have n few thousand
dollars to invest, put it in
Omaha real estate. Nearly a
page of choice realty bargains
and investments in the real es
tate column of The Bee today.
- "J"" 'VWx.
Man Who Holds Up Minnesota
Cashier Gets Shot Full
" mi in zm,jr, minn., Aug. o. in a right
with rifles and revolvers today following a
noiaup or the First State bank of White
Bear, Robert Pohl, said to be an ex-convlct,
and Edward Larken. cook at a Bald Eagle
lake cottage, were killed and several others
wounded, one, William Butler, a White
Bear fisherman, perhaps fatally.
Pohl. who had been working at White
Bear for about a week, and who Is believed
to have been a professional bank thief,
took a check for S7 to the bank today, and
while the cashier, Alfred Auger, waa exam
ining it, he produced an automatic rifle,
and bade Auger hand over all the cash in
the bank. Auger complied.
Aa the robber dashed out of the bank
with 1566 in cash, Auger raised the alarm,
and citizens pursued the man to a lumber
yard, where he hid. Larken entered the
yards and was shot through the heart. The
robber then ran to a pile of lumber a short
distance beyond the yard and hid under It.
A desperate fight with the citizens, during
which at least 500 shots were exchanged,
John Brachvogel, one of tlje posse, who
was armed with a repeating rifle, wounded
the robber in the arm. The man dropped
his weapon, but picked It up again, and an
he tu.-ned to fire, Brachvogel shot htm
dead. Fifteen bullet wounds were found in
the man's body.
Preach Holy War
Riff Arabs Revive Old Legend Which
Destines Moors to Recon
ALHUCEMA8, Morocco. Aug. 5. Th
Riffs are preaching a boly war against
Spain, and a picturesque feature of their
argument la a revival of the old legend,
according to which the Riff Arabs, who ar
descendants of th Moors, driven out of
Spain by Isabella and Ferdinand, are des
tined to clear the Spaniards out of Africa,
cross to Spain and reconquer the country
over which Boabdll, the last king of
Granada, ruled. Every Riff family la being
visited by the priests, and told that the
time for the fulfillment of this legend la
now at hand, and urged to enter the war
to regain th Alhambra.
CERBERE, France, Aug. 6. It is reported
here today a general strike is likely In
Spain owing to th refusal of th author
ities to permit pacific demonstrations
against the war in Morocco and in favor
of tha release of the men confined In the
fortresses since the rioting at Barcelona
SWEDEN-AMERICA OCEAN LINE
torkholra Millionaire Will Establish
First Direct Passenger Line
STOCKHOLM. Aug. 6 -Axel Johnson, a
local millionaire, haa purchased two large
ocean steamers for th purpose of estab
lishing the first direct passenger line be
tween Sweden and America.
Zeppelin II Circles Tower
of the Cologne Cathedral
FRANKFORT. Aug. 6.-Th airship Zep
pelin II started from here at dawn today I
on its third effort to reach Cologne, 110
miles away. Th line were cast loose at
twenty minutes before t. and even at that
early hour a crowd of M.000 people bad as-1
sembled to cheer the departure, I
COLOGNE. Aug. I The Zeppelin airship1
arrived here at 1015 a. m., today, two hours
and a quarter later than expected. Tne
vessel was delayed by unfavorable weather.
The ship circled the tower of the Cologne
caiuediai. fl U.g Iww, aiij Uteu sailed to
WILL NAME CONVENTION CITY
Jewelers Decide Today Where to Go
Next Year for Meeting.
NAME OFFICERS FOR NEXT YEAR
Archibald Re-elected President and
Joseph Maaer First Vice President
L. Combs of Omaha on
The Jewelers will determine this morning
what city shall have the next annual con
vention. The contest for the honor has
waxed exceedingly hot following the elec
tion of officer yesterday. Detroit and
Cedar Point, O.. are still regarded las hav
ing the best chance. Some speeches of
invitation were got out of the way at the
session yesterday afternoon.
These speeches and an address by A. F.
Sheldon took up all the time that the dele
gates spent In session. Mr. Sheldon, who
is president of the school for salesmanship
bearing his name, talke on "Betterments In
Business." Following this some of the dlc
gates visited the smelter and others went
to Fort Crook. In the evening the Order of
Kuku initiated a class, following which ihsy
gave a vaudeville program.
The display of diamonds and Jewelry In
the Rome was seen by many hundred peo
ple last evening. The jewels shown are
the same a those on view all week.
The following officers were elected Thurs
President J. p. Archibald. Blalrvllle, Pa.
First Vice President Joseph Mazer, Mc
Second Vice President-Jacob Nabsted,
Secretary Claude Williams. Columbia,
Treasurer A. B. Hull, Belding, Mich.
Member Executive Committee T. L.
with a whoop ao far
fleers were concerned.
slate went through
as the first two of-
President Archibald was first accorded a
unanimous re-election, A. B. Paegel of
Minneapolis having concluded not to enter
the lists for that office. He was, how
ever, a candidate for re-election as first
vice president and was beaten by Joseph
Mazer of McAlester, Okl. F. A. Morean
of Illinois was a third candidate. The vote
on th first and only ballot atood as fol
lows: Mazer, SS; Paegel, 36; Morean, 1
Th convention then proceeded to the
election of a second vice president, C. E.
Williams of Condon, Ore., the Incumbent,
and Jacob Nabsted of Davenport, la., being
Williams Is In th administration group
and nominated Mazer. Mazer reciprocated
by seconding Williams' nomination for the
second vice presidency.
Williams I Loqnadons.
Williams eumeious speeches were a pro
nounced feature of th Thursday session.
He made from one to four addresses upon
very subject and motion before the con
vention, and It was declared even by Mazer
that "h had talked too much." So simi
larly T. L. Combs f Omaha, a Williams
spokesman, alao declared.
In nominating Mazer for the first presi
dency Wllllama produced a hearty laugh
by finishing his address without naming
Wllllama. after Nabsted had been nomi
nated aa a rival candidate declared that
h would ask Combs to withdraw his name.
Mr. 'Comb did not respond and Wllllama
did not seem greatly disturbed.
Th vot for second vice president stood:
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the suburb of Blckendorf to come down.
Th landing place and the balloon she!
were surrounded by Immense crowds.
The progress of the veknel was reported
by telegraph aa It came down the Rhine
Crowds witnessed the passage from Llm
burg. Neuwied, Remagen and Bonn. The
ahlp ran Into a thick fog as it approached
Cologne and deviated from its course to
the southwest and missed Cologne by ten
miles or so. It got Its bearing again near
Deuren, and when th fog lifted. It hedl
straight for Uie city and cam In rapidly.
Senate Adopts Conference Report by
Vote of 47 to 31.
SEVEN REPUBLICAN INSURGENTS
Iowa Senators Vote with Democrats
NEBRASKA MEN FOR THE BILL
Bnrkett and Brawn, vrlth Crawford
of Mouth Dakota, Give It Their
Votes A Id rich Knlav
CHRONOLOGY OF PAYNE BILL.
March 4, ISO President Taft
called an extraordinary session of
congress to revlss th tariff.
Karch 15 Congress convene.
March 18 Chairman Fayn of th
house ways and mean oonuoitt
introduced a provisional Mil.
April 10 Xons passed bill and
transmitted It to th senate.
April la Benat began considera
tion cf th measure.
July 8 Beset passed bin with
July Tariff question shifted
from both house of oongress and
sent to conference ooznxnltts.
July 8 Conferees reach agree
ment and It waa signed and reported
to th bouse.
July 31 Sous adopted eoni...
nc report and passed th ellL
August 6 Senate adopted confer
ence report and passed bill,
August 8. President signed tariff
August 6 Hew tariff law baoom
WASHINGTON, Aug. 4.-The tariff his
been revised and "he extraordlnay seesion
of congress has been brought to a olose.
Both houses adjourned sin die officially
at 6 o'clock tonight- That is the time en
tered upon the journals, but a a matter of
fact the adjournment waa taken In the
house at &' p. m. and in the senate at
6:f p. m.
The closing hours of the session war un
interesting. The revision haa ben accord
ing to the desires of soma and with tha
hearty disapproval of others, and tha last
two days had been cor fumed by members
of the senate In expressing their satisfac
tion or dissatisfaction, aa th cas might
be. ' ; .
The conference report on th bill ' ' was
screed to by the sei.ate by a vote of 47 to
31 when the vote waa taken at 1 p. m.. and
soon afterwards the concurrent resolution
making changes in the leather schedule
was adopted by both houses.
Prior to the adpotlon of th report,
speeches against It were made by Senator
DoMlver of Iowa, representing the repub
lican Insurgents, and Senator Bailey of
T5xas. for the democrats. Senator Aldrich,
chairman of the finance committee, de
fended the bill In an earnest speech, and
several speeches were made by other sen
ators. The bill received all the' republican votes
except those of Brlstow, Clapp, Cummins,
Dolliver, La Follette, Beverldge and Nel
son. The senate then took up th concur
rent resolution, reducing the rale In the
Vote la Detail.
The following is the vote in detail:
Aldrtch, Ciy-utli, Lorlmer,
Borah, Lep, McCumber,
Bourntt, Dick, Ollvr,
lr.aier. Dixon. Pais.
Brand(M, Dupont. Penroae,
Bruwn. Eiklna, Ptrkiaa,
Uufkeiejr, Kllut, Piles,
Burkatl. Fry. Root,
Burnham, Gamble, Scott,
Uurroa, Uumnhelm, Smith (Mica.),
Burton, Hal. Sruoct,
Cartar, Heybum, S'.apbanaon.
lark (Wyo.), Jobnaon, Sutherland,
Crane, Jonee, Warner,
t'j-awlord, Kean, Vt'.uuore 47.
Bcn. Dolllver. Oreraua.
?"' . Hetrhar, Paynter, '
llanktiead, Koater, ha nor
Beveridze. Frailer. Bhlely,
Brietow. Oore. fcinuuoo
chamberlain. Huzlias, goilUi aid,
;)W. La toilette. Smllh (s. c!l.
i.uloeraon, Marlln. Tillafarre XL
Lumnilii. Nelson. ure ai. .
.SciiatorTkicEnery of Louisiana, democrat,
who was. absent, waa paired for th bill!
He was the only democrat favoring th
Tho pairs on th blU wer as follows,
those for It being first mentioned!
Brlg.H with Johnson, Dillingham with
Tillman, Galllnger with Taylor, Nixon with
Owen. Richardson with Clarke (Ark.). War
yen with Money, Mciir.cry wUn Eavla,
lJresii(ent Taft arrived at th carltol at
i ii p. m. and entered th room set aside
for the occupation of the president on th
concluding day of a session of congress.
Hia appearance there, th first sine his In
cumbency as president, caused members of
congress to desert the two chamber aud
form in line to be received by him.
There was a constant procession of hand
shaking siateBmen through the pieHldent's
room from the. tim of his arrival utiUl his
departure at 5. SO o'clock.
President Signs Bill.
Just aa the hand of the gold clock In
the president's room reached 5:06 the Payne
tarriff bill, as the measure will b known,
was laid before the president. He picked
up a pen supplied by Chairman Payne of
the house Hays and means committee, and
which had been ust-d by both the vice
president and the eiitaker In signing the
bill, and attached hi signature. After writ
ing "William 11 Taft," the president added,
"HlKned five minutes after five o'clock.
Auyust oth.' 1!?-W. II. T."
Bending over the president aa he af
fixed his signature a ere Secretary Knox,
Stcretary MacVeagh. Attorney General
Wlckei bliain. I'ost master General Hitch
cock. K'cretary Nag.'l and Secretary Wll
mjii. fTandiug about' the table were Sen
ator Aldiich, Hepienemative Payne and
many other membtin of the senate and
Mr. Payne stood with hand extended,
waiting to receive th pan lit whloh th
bill was signed. He took It wits) a picture
of boylkb glut veiivr4Ui4 hi face.
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