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WHOSE BIRTHDAY TODAY?
Look at The Ece'g birthday book
cn the editorial tae cf each
Jiine. It it sure to intrnt von.
For Nebraska -Cloud v.
h or low Cloudy.
Kor vthrr rrttort sen piicp 2.
OMAHA. TUIK'SDAV MOUXIM.; I )VAK ISIlii
linn twiilvk iwdi-x
sixui.r. rorv two hints.
STATUE U N VEILED
Taft Pays Hih Tribute to German j
Whoie Military Knowledge Made jf
American Arms Proficient. !
His Farewell Visit
VTE TREASURER BEE
V. PUBLISHING CO.
LAW USE BtGi.NS
Attorneys for ftciras&a and Kansas
juutt Agree on Division 01 urue ;
LAWYERS Dili En, CASE DIIAYED
Justi:e Harlan Ir.sists on Immediate1
Settlement of Fuss. j
HELEN TAIT RELLACL'J FLAGS j
Daughter of the Fresidcut Frees'
Figure of Dra.cii :. j
ADDRESS BY THE AIPAiSADOR !
Kaiser's Repressntat'r; lie-Denizes
Bond Between Two Couiiiiies.
MONUMENT OF REAL FltlENESIIIF
Alain More Than Vcre 1 eallmoalal
off Regard for One )!.-.n Slctihen
t tdTtmiirrr, tint Defender .
of Miierl .
WA RHINaTOV, Dec. 7.--Another statue,,
erected In honor or a tlistlnguliilied tnr-
etgn soldier who !.!;'' J bring rarcm to j
American arm In the revolution, wa un- ;
veiled today an 1 rilled the lat of th
four corner In. I-nf.iyUe Siunre fac:n?
the White House. At. the other three cor- .
nera stand the hergle hronie figures of j
I-fayette. nncr.nmbe.vi and KoscluszV . ,
German-Americana feathered from ali j
parti of (he country M participate )n the
Imposing military and rlvl: parade ami
ceremonies. President Taft paid high
tribute to Von SteuBcn for his work In
bringing efficiency to the American arms.
Mies Helen Taft. the preneldenfa datiRh
tr, released the American flags draped
about the statue. Count von Rernstorf f.
the Qermart ambassador; Representative
Richard Fartholdt of Ft. 1-oula Mo., and
Charts Hexamer, president of the German-American
alliance. delivered ad
dresses In which , they recounted tho ser
vice of Von fteuben. Sccretare of War
rnTelllBK Seen' IraiireMlr.
The socno t the unveiling was one of
unuaual Impresslvcnes. ' Lafayette park
lay deep In snow, but overhead a brilliant
winter mn wa shining from a cloudless
sky. An amph'theater of flag draped
stand had been ereoted about the statue
and from score of ataffs German and
. . ... fivinir Holdiers. sall-
ji mnrican tins " T 1 .... - .
or and marlnea -were drawn up in me i
atreeta adjacent to the square. President
Taffa advent '! heralded by a blast of
trumpeta and he was eeoorted from the
White House by a troop of cavalry.
Prestdent TaXt a remark follow:
"We dedicate today the last of the monu
ment which fill the four corners of this
beautiful square and which testify to the
aratltud of th American people to those
from franco, from Poland ana imm
Prussia who aided them In their strugsle
for national Independence and existence.
"I.afaytt. Bochambeau, Kosclussko and
Vim Steuben contributed much to the enc
cesa of American' arms In the revolution.
The aaaiataaca tt tha flrat three we per-haRB-.more
op!euoua and apectacuUr
thn that ol Von Bteuben, butIt was not
a valuable. "
Vo atemben Trale , rf I
"Von Steuben, a trained aoldler j
mT Srti and di-c.pi.n. of the :
German army were a
day of Frederick William and of Frederick
the Great aa they are today.
"Baron Von Steuben infuaed Into the
rank and f ot the revolutionary army
discipline nd organization.
"The efect of Von Steuben's Instruction in
the American army teaches ua a les.cn
that 1 well lor iu all to keep In mind.
.... i. that no neonlo. however wsr-
llke In spirit and ambition. In natural j
courage and self-oonfldence. can be made j
at once by uniform and guns a military
fore. Until, they learn to drill and disci- J
pllne they are moo ana in j v.. ,
they can be made an army over nigni na
cost thl naUon Dimon 01 aua
thousands of Uve.
"Waahlngton. that calm. sane. Just judge
of men. reoognUed fully the debt that he
and the army ot the peopie ow.u w
Steuben, and It prauryng vo rhuw i clilrt of tne local Drancn or me inn?a
he gav hi evide.ioo aa he laid down hla J states secret service, arraigned this after
command of the army In c. letter full of ex- j noon before t'nlted States Commissioner
presslon of gratitude to his comrade In j Shields Cesare Paolettl. In the employment
arma, whose important aid at a critical j 0f the Anchor line of steamships, on a
Jtmrtvir h fully appreciated. j charge of having In -his possession cotin-
"Wben Baron Steuben came to this coun. j terfelt national bank note,
try h fouud German who had preceded
him. and who, like him, had elected to Qj. ToCiPTlTl 0RTVTP'n '
make tht their permanent home. Blncthli
day mllllona of his countrymen have come i
to be Americana, and It emphasizes the j
nrnorletv of th action of congress In erect-
tng thi tatu to know that the o" j
race since in revolution nas i
prominent a part In the great growth and
development of our country
"It I particularly appropriate that there
1 present the German ambassador, the per
sonal j-epreeentaUv f toe Illustrious suc
cessor of Frederick the Great." "
A Areas of German Ambassador.
Count Johann HelnrKlj von Bernstoff, j
th German ambaasador. In his address
ld: v ' '
"I highly appreciate the honor and prlvi-;
lege of appearing before and addressing ;
thU Imposing gatheilng after having had i
the pleasure of hearing tlie eloquent speech
made by th president. Many dendanu
f the old German stock who have found
a new home In this hospitable country, and
now form a natural bond of an ever In
creasing friendship between Germany and
the United States, have come to Washing. '
ton today to de honor to tbe memory of j
on of the most dUialiiii.iM.fa of fheir
Dumber at the foot of his titjtue, which (
Is also th work, of an Ajne i. an citizen j
of German descent. I am thref':e eiyi
pleased to he able to reGatd liiis ir.o;,.i
men! not only as one erected to i,.e i'.rno:'; i
of a dlstlngulkhed German offirer, who abiv
served this country, but aUo as n mot .11- j
ment to ths unbroken friendship wui. .1 '
has exlkted between Gennai)v R.iJ t,-c
t'nlted Mates slm e the bit th of U.. pt ,i:e j
of the t'ttited Htates as fc nation. In tire
days the great king front whom lphi !
learned the art of nar. tabued Lis u:l?r
refusing transit througii I'cus.-lan ten I- J
tory to the Hessian a:tJ ollie'i Geriu: I
troop hltxd to fight against lite colon, st. '
Frederick the GifI aj also one of lite '
flint to recogulse the independence of the!
colonies by concluding a treatv of com- !
n.erce with the I'mted Mts. This niotm- ,
ment will all the more bo a token of liio !
Id friendship existing bcmcr.i tite ;ol
, gteat nation, aa the t'nitrd states can-I
Kltss. besides muith -Iflcently providing for'
h erection of this atatue, hai decided to'
' esent a copy of It to the e:nperor. Mere
1 In Gei many a hooter regard one of
(Coatlaued on Page Two.)
GKORCiK B. TZSCIIUCK.
Taft is Chagrined
Over the. Supreme
Fosition Taken hy; Insurgent and
Democratic Senators is Making
President's Task Hard One,'
WASHINGTON", Pec. 7 riesldent Taft
la reported by. persons who profece toktiow
omethlng; of hla views to be disappointed
and omewhat rhaffrlned over ht?Fi'U
tlon that ha arisen In connection wth the
peTidlng supreme court appointments.
The prenldent'8 ronsultatinna with the
recular and the "InBurKent" republicans
. . . .
and with the democrats of the itenate have
developed a difference of opinion among
members of the upper house which prom
ises to make the president's nlready diff
cult task a much harder one. The presi
dent has consulted as many sena'.om us
possible, to be sure that his nominations
will be acceptable.
"The Insurgent senaors,"' It la eald, "are
Insisting that the new judges shall be men
or sufficiently advanced ideaa to decide
questions of the day along broad lines and
not be bound by mere legal technicalities.
The. regular republicans are not willing
that these new theories as to Jndgeshlp
qualifications shall be the determining
factor aa to the fitness of candidates."
Democratic senator have begun Insisting
that one of the new Justices shall be a
democrat. The death of Chief Justice
supreme bench. Chief Justice White nd
Counterf eit Notes
Seized in New York
Man from Italy with Twenty -Five
Hundred Bogus $5 Bills Arrested
as He Leaves Ship.
WASHINGTON, Pec. 7. A counterfeit-
lug plot extending over two continents has
been discovered by the secret service,
Yesterday Chief Wlikle's men arrested
Cesare Paolettl a he stepped from the
steamer lianan in now i urn
The secret service men found on Paolotti
2,600 S3 national bank notes, counterfeits
on the Mechanic and Metals National
bank of New York. The counterfeits had
been made In Italy, It Is alleged.
NEW YORK, Dec. 7.-Rlchard H. Taylor,
Refuse to Strike
Discharge of Conductor Not Consid-
ered Sufficient Grounds for
BT. JOSEPH. Mo., Dec. 7. Because manv
I employes union resented the Interference of
j of the members of the local street railway
'Fred Fay. national organizer, a meeting of
; thA cnrmn rallMl for 1 o'clock this morn-
,n(f f vote on propos1tlon to ,trikei w
h.ndon.a. The controversy with the coin-
pany was over the discharge of a con-
du(.lor anJ the cmrmrll declared that there
waa Ilot sufficient grounds for striking.
The w.int ad pages
arc p lrticularly in
teresting to Christ
Before you hkirt out on. your
chopping tour today look
over the eolutnu "Fur Christ
mas" on tlie firt Want Ad
TiK'iv you will fiud a large
humljvv of OmuLa" iiiVre.hauts
who an? offering Suggestions
of things whicli they have
hiiitahle for Christmas pres
ents. Many little tiling? out of thrx
ordinary are nientioned .there.
They will interest you and
uid you in completing your
ONE YEAR S JUl MIGHT RESULT
Mullen Refuses to Predict Who Willi
Eo Talking. i
COURT EETIIES OK QUESTION!
Attorncj t.riieral ".lollrn rrt
llarittlon ttf Who VII1 iwnU for J
rlirakn Mae lleen tleclileil j
i Pi o!ii a ilaf f Correspondent I
WASHINGTON. Dec. ". :-"ptviiil Tele
gram, t With half an hour still remaining
in the Oklahoma hank guaranty caw for
tho altoineyn to prerent their arguments
to the supreme court the i ase from Ne
braska and Kansas it is expected will he
At one time It looked as If the attorney)
Kcrieral of Kanias inUht allow his ai Uri.- i
lar case to resume. Its original place on tl.e !
dtK-ket, In view of the fact-that the In)
Is lwli3 enforced In his state, but better J
ml vice irevallod. nnd as tlie-'e cases were
combined for purposes of ergument by the
count they will In all probability he heard,
three hours being given to each ihle.
In the Nebraska case, which will be beard
first. Attorney General Mullen was averse
even to predicting who would do te talk
ing for his state. He was very frank In
.saying that there had been no throwing of
dice or drawing of straws between the gen
tlemen who represent the prairie state. In
fact he admitted himself wholly Ignoilnt
as to whether , he himself, Mr. Albert or
Mr. Whcdon would present Nebraska's
"All that was settled by the court," said
Mr. Mullen. "Notwithstanding that, 1 see
b ylhe papers that we arc In a finish fight
for preferment. Come up and see us get
to It," said Mullen, as he and Mr. Albert
retired into the cafe of the Raleigh, where
they are stopping.
John I Webtter of Omaha and ex-Senator
Long of Kansas represent the banks
in the Kansas case and Mr. Webster the
banks In the Nebraska cane. As these
eaj-es are now combined there will be no
difficulty about time being assigned, but
as to the other tomorrow yill determine.
Arnm(nt la Hryn,
Oral argument over the constitutionality
of tha banw guaranty law of Oklahoma
was begun today. The Nebraska bank
guaranty law. which has been held uncon
stitutional, and the. Kansas bank guaranty
law, which has been- held constitutional,
both had been advanced to be beard with
the Oklahoma case, but oouoael came be
fore 'the court unable' to agree as to the
division of time for argument.
Presiding Judge Harlan gave counsel In
the Nebraska and Kansas bank guaranty
cases until after the argument m the Okla
homa case to agree on a division of time,
under penalty of their cases going back
on the docket In the regular places. This
would mean that the Nebraska case would
not be heard for a year and the Kansas
case for two year.
Cody Lies in Heart of ,
Opening of Lake View Project Adds
to Advantages Existing Along
Shoshone River. ,
CODY, Wyo., Dec. 7 (Speclal.)-The re
cent opening of the 8.000 acres of the Lake
View irrigation project In the south fork
of the Shoshone river, near this city, has
resulted In bringing to Cody a large num
ber of homeseekers and Investors. This
tract, which Is opened under the Carey
act. Is considered one of the most beauti
ful small Irrigation projects In the west.
The canal Is constructed along the most
modern and scientific lines, concrete being
used extenslvely.ln the headgatee. siphons
and drops. A unique feature I bringing
water to each 160 acres. This land is sold
at prices fixed by tha State Land board
and on ten-year terms.
In addition to the Lake View Irrigation
company's project, the announcement of'
the successful financing by Chicago In
terest of the Oregon basin project south
of Cody, by which 170.000 acres of pro
ductive land will be supplied with water,
has Just been received. Added Interest
In this project has been due to the fact
that the Burlington railroad expecta to
extend Its Cody branch through thl tract
as soon a It has successfully completed
the main line, cow building from Denver
through central Wyoming and the Big
Horn basin to Billings.
The government Shoshone project east
of Cody has practically all been filed upon
and farmers 'who settled upon these lands
this year hate' enjoyed abundant yields.
Citizens of Cody feel that with the rapid
settlement and development of these three
excellent projects at their very doors, the
city will continue to enjoy the steady
growth which has characterized It for sev
eral years pat.
! Conductor Cook's
! Case Finally Decided
1 . 4
Cash Bond Put Up by the American
Charged with Robbery, in Mex
ico is Seturned.
GT'ADA I.A J ARA, Mex,,' Dec, 1. The case
of James A. Cook, the American railroad
conductor, accused of complicity In, freight
cur robberies on the Gusdirtajura. division
of the, National Yalafaya; haa been finally
cloRd by the return of the cash bond of
t.OuO pesos under which Cook was tekan.d
from the state penitentiary on February
Jai-t. The money was originally ' pro
vided by local member of tlie Order of
Hares StorU. Tarda t fl Mated.
Hl KON', 8. D., Deo. -(Suedal.j Nine
t lot Us of land directly north of" the Chi--iVliu
and Northwestern tracks have been
plattfd. by Uie Western Lot company, for
residence purposes. Vhis means that the
Northv.estern company will remove, the
stock yard east-of tlie river, thus vacat
ing one ot the mutt vlaluable tracts id tlyj
northwest part cf the city. , . .
From the New York World
GEORGE B, TZSCHUCK IS DEAD
Treasurer of Bee Publishing Company
Succumbs to Heart Disease.
LONG IN SERVICE OF THE PAPER
Thirty Year Treasurer Descendant
of Noted Line) la U e rln a y K u -
eral Arraaarement Deferred
Family la Abroad.
George - B. Txschuck, treasurer of - The
Bee Publishing company for more than
thirty years, died of tieart disease early
Wednesday mornings ( T ine borne of Mrs.
C. il. Berber, a tlw&i S17 South Twenty
Death came without warning of" premoni
tion. Mr. Tzachuck was suffering from a
slight attack of Indigestion the evening
prior to his death. He arose at the usual
time Wednesday morning. Mrs, Gerber
on the floor below heard him fall to the
floor. She found him unconscious and life
all but gone. Mr. Txschuck expired a
few minutes later without regaining con
sciousness. Mrs. Tzschuck and daughter. Ruth Marie,
the surviving members of the Immediate
family, are traveling In Europe. Efforts
are being made by relatives here to reach
them by cable at Nice. They left for an
extended European tour . In September.
Since that time Mr. Tzschuck has been
living at the home of hi sister. For sev
eral years the family home wa at 115
South Thirty-fourth street.
Arrangements for the funeral have not
Surviving members of the family in
Omaha are Mr. and Mrs. Bruno Tzschuck,
11 South Twenty-fifth street, parent of
Mr. Tzschuck; Mlsa Agnes Tzschuck, who
iiv.i at tha hnma of her Darents. Mr. A.
L. Meyer, 210 South Thirty-sixth street, and
Mrs. C. H. Gerber, at whose nome aeam
Had a Wide Aeqnalateaoe.
Th life of Mr. Tzschuck during hi long
term of service with The Bee waa marked
by calmneoa and conservatism. He enjoyed
a wide acquaintance in Omaha. H wa
a member of th Commercial club and
' On a farm neat the village of Bellevue
Mr. Tzachuck was born September 20, lab
ile gained his education at Bellevue and
at the State University of Nebraska. At
the university be waa a tudent in the
School of Civil Engineering. For a year
of hi residence at Lincoln he wa a clerk
In the office of hi father, who waa then
secretary ot state.
June X ISsO, Mr. Tzschuck oame to Omaha
to enter the employ of The Bee. . The
thirtieth anniversary of that day wa
made pleaaant to Mr. Tzseh.ck at a ban
quet given In hi honor by the heads of
ceparVments pf The Bee Publuhu.g. com
pany at the. Field olub last Juna.
While bui'ncss affairs clamed the :nost
of Mr. Tiischii-k's attention and Interest,
he was devoua to on sport sn ot-ng.
His vacations were teV..t UP with excur
sions to shooting grounciu In Nebraska and
m Ighborlng sti.es.
The family of von Tsi h'.-k was signifi
cant In the earlier 'hUto- of Germany.
Ferdinand von Tsachuck, srandfather of
Mr. Xzschuck. was chief of Internal revenue
of Prussia In the early ptrt of the nine
teenth century. His son, Rriino Tzschdck,
ih. e-.rmr ",.,-r.ltrv nf aLate now livina
in, Omaha, was marked fir a brilliant career
(til the German army. tieneral Bruno
Tzschuck ftsUbliihiJ a Record for daring
and valiancy In action at the battle of
Idbtedt In 1&0. tAfter further distinguish
ing. himself la the troubles between Echles-wlg-Hoistelnt
and Denmark, the oung
soldier put the glitter of tlie military be
hind him and came to America to become
a pioneer. He cam to Nebiaska In vltwjo
Slid took up land wl'iih became the farm
where George Tzschuck was born.
Joint. Henala for Foot Hall Team.
IOWA Clty.'Ia.. Dec. 7. (Special.) Prof.
A. O. Sinittf. Iowa's' representative at the1
"iiig" Klght" meeting In Chicago, spoke to
day of" one plots of the meeting which had
not been given out as yet. II Is the matter
of the "purity banquets", which the con
ference planned to take place the evening
before each big game, the participants 10
be the members of the two opponing foot
rail teama.tr. tie game the day , follow lag.
More friendly relations between, the-opposing,
players I the aim to which tbvs
Idea,' has been Inaugurated.
J?mRm&&m m w& A
y-t:w. ri r:
Are Defeated in
theCity of Cork
William O'Brien, Leader of the Inde
pendent Nationalist, Elected
Over William Redmond.
LONDON, Dec. 7. The most Interesting
of today's election news came from Cork
city, where In Ui pollings of yesterday,
the Independent nationalists defeated the
Redmondites In the bitterest fight of the
William 0"Brien, leader of the Indepcnd
cnt. waa returned with a ' slightly de
creased majority of 6SS over William Red
mond, brother of the nationalist leader.
Morris Healy, who waa defeated last Jan
uary, by the nationalist candidate, A.
Roche, who had a majority of 209, yester
day turned the tables on Roche, winning
the eeat with 626 votes tc spare.
So much feeling was aroused between
the partlea that It was thought wise not to
announce the victory for the "all for Ire
land" party last night and the results
were first made known today.
in the preceding election O'Brien had a
majority of 76 over Dr. W. Murphy. At
the same time the other nationalist candi
date was elected. In the present campaign
William Redmond, the sitting member for
the east dlvUion of Clare, decided to con
test O'Brien' seat for Cork and the an
nouncement of his retention was th sig
nal for a fight that on several occasions
developed Into serious rioting.
The net result In Cork yesterday was the
gain of a Redmondite seat by the O'Brien
Ites, who up to the present have elected
five member as against thirty-two Red
mondites. The unionist are still numerically the
strongest Individual party, with an aggre
gate of 11. The coalition forces, however,
total 107. Including the O'Brienltes. The
state of parties this afternoon wa:
Coalition, liberals, 110; Irish nationalists,
S7; labor member. 20. Total, 167. Opposition,
Dakotas Make Large
Gains in Population
Northern State Shows Increase of 80
Per Cent and Southern 45
. Ver Cent.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 7.-Populatlon sta
tistics of the thirteenth census were Is
sued by the census bureau today for the
North Dakota 677,066, an Increase of 267,
910, or 80.8 per cent over 319.116 In 1900.
The Increase from 1890 to lw was 136.427,
or 71.7 per cent.
South Dakota 6K3.S88 an Increase of 1S2.
318, or 45.4 per cent over 401,670 In 19U0.
The increase from 1890 to 19u0 waa 72,763, or
2J.1 per cent.
No city statistics for'.ihese states were
Huron I'astor Tailed to Dearer.
HURON, 8. D., Dec. 7. (Special. i-Rc v.
F. E. Hudson, for the last five years pas
tor of the First Baptist church of this
city, has resigned and with his family win
rembve to Denver, Colo., where he be
comes pastor of the Arvada Baptist
church. The change will be made about
the first of the year.
Taft Says Value of River
Navigation Has Decreased
WASHINGTON. Dei. 7. The seventh an
nual gathering of the National Rivera and
Harbor congress opentd a three days' ses
sion today with delegates from all sections
of the' country In atti ndauce. President
Taft's welcoming addrexs was the flr4t on
the program and wlilU It was brief, car
ried a statement that proved, unusually
Interesting to his bearers. '
President Taft eald the importance of
river navigation hajl decreased of late year,
with th development of railroad facilities.
Th problem that, now 'confronted hi
- - :
YEAR'S CROP AWORLD RECORD
Nation's Farms Give Yield Worth
WILSON DECLARES CORN KING
Secretory of Agxlcoltnre Hay Malae
Kxceed Value of All Cereal
Taken Together Pmdsrtlos
In South Increases.
WASHINGTON, Dec. fc-Nothing short
of omniscience can grasp th value of the
farm products of that year.. Is the atate
tnent of the secretary of agriculture In hi
annual report for 1310, published todsy. At no
time before In the world' history ha a
country produced farm products within one
year with a value reaching S8.626,000,00O.
which I tha value of the agricultural pro
duct of this country for 1910. The value of
farm products from 1899 to the present year
has been progressive without Interruption.
If the value of the product of 1899 1 placed
at 100, the value for this year Is 189. or
almost double the value for the census
year eleven years ago. "During this
period of unexampled agricultural produc
tion, a period of twelve years, during which
the farmers of this country have steadily
advanced In prosperity and wealth and In
economic Independence, In Intelligence, and
a knowledge of agriculture, the total value
of farm product I J79.000,000,0n0."
The crop of 3,121.381,000 bushels exceeds
that of the record year 1906 and Is greater
than the average crop of the preceding
five year by 14 per cent. While the value
of thl com crop 1 below that of 1909 and
also of 1908, Its amount belong to stories
of magic. It can hardly be reckoned as
leas than Sl,600,000,000, . a sum sufficient to
cancel the Interest-bearing debt of the
United States, buy all of th gold and
stiver mined In all of tha countries of the
earth In 1909. and sUH leave to th farmer
a little pocket money.
Corn an Aaset.
"The corn crop la a national asset In
mora than one sense. It is not merely
wealth In existence for the time being, but
It 1 an asset of perpetual recurrence. Year
after year, throughout the ages, a stu
pendous amount of corn with Incredible
value can be produced."
All of the cereals except corn are to
gether worth only three-fourths as much
a that rop. The great allied Iron and steal
Industries had,. In the latest census year
for which results hav been published, 1304,
a production worth only 60 per cent of the
value of thl year' corn crop.
The growing Importance of the south In
'corn production 1 becoming conspicuous.
In 1889 It produced hardly more than one
fifth of the national crop; now It produces
Th . cotton crop of this year may be
worth In lint and seed a round 1900,000,000
at the farm, or more than the corn crop
wa worth In any year prior to 1901. This
value I 13 per cent Above the five-year
The value of the hay crop Is about S720.
OOfiioo, an amount which has been ex
ceeded but once, and that In 1907; It Is 13
per cent above the average of the preced
ing five years.
Fortunately the wheat crop Is divided
Into two sowings, autumn and spring, so
that the t-vo crops are subject to different
climatic accidents, as was the case (his
year.. The production of spring and winter
wheat Is 691,767,000 bushels, or substantially
the average of the preceding five years,
(Continued on Second Page.)
hearers, he declared, was the union and
co-operation of railroad ar.d rivers.
The terminal difficulties of river trans
portation must be overcome, the president
said, before this problem could be solved
He declared that while much In this line
had been accomplished In Europe, they
had not I, ached the solution that would
prove satisfactory to ua and he believed
American Idtas would find a Complete solu
tion for the difficulties presented.
Senor de I-a Barra. the Mexican ambas
sador, followed President Taft.
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Majority of Committee that Invest;
gated Charges Against Him
Files Its Report.
HIS ACCUSERS ARE CONDEMNED
Charges Founded on Animosity Due to
Differences Over Conservation.
RESTORATION IN GOOD FAITH
In This Connection Committee Cen
sures Former Perretary Garfield.
EFFICIENT PUBLIC OFFICER
In Ks Kiieclflv Flndlitaa Committee
y there la o lirotind for Ite
aarillna Secretary n 1 it -fnlthfnl
WASHINGTON. De". T. -Tin nnicnge.-.
rinchotl Investigating i unimiltee, aftT
eleven months' work, made lt final report
to both houses nf congress today. In th
opinion of seven republican me tibers, a
majority of the committee, Secretary l'.nl
linger "honestly and faithfully perfornn.l
the dwtle of his Mali office wlih an eve
single to the public Intercut."
In the opinion of tlie four demount Mr.
Halllnger "has not been true to tu tri:t
reposed In him as secretary of the Intel It r
and should he requested by the piope.- au-
thorltUs to resign."
Both reports, with the Independent re;.-.:-t
of Representative Mndlson, republican, also
adverse to Mr. Bellinger, were offered in
the senate by Penntor Nelson and In tha
house by Representative McCall. Their
presentation followed a meeting of tho full
committee. . .
Democrat a Overrnled.
The democratic members, led by Senator
Fletcher of Florida, agreed to this method
of getting the reports before congress, after
their motion to substitute their own report
had been rejected In the committee. Sen
ator Fletcher first raised tho point of orJer
that the committee hart already approved
the report that was made public at M. l
neapolls. This pent was overruled by
A motion then wa made to substituti
the democrstlc report for the report agree!
upon by the seven republican members.
This was voted down. 7 to 6. Representa
tive Madison voting with the fo'ir demo
crats. It waa agreed after the majority
report had been adopt id that all three
should be presented at one in each nous
and printed together, l.r.acr this eirniiKf
ment the dissenting .-e.-iorts ar given etiu:i'
tending with th majority report o-fMit:
the two .house. An Older for 30,000 epics
of the report wa made by th eenatts.
. Senator Fletcher said later that tepa will
be taken by th democrat to bring about
action in accordance with tl ret .mmenda
Uon contained In their report. The recom
mendation in queUcivaliauBlarlaes.BH.Me
tary Balllnger a "not deserving of the
public confidence." 4 and recommends "that
he should b requested by the proper au
thority to resign his office a ecretafy of
The report were received In b6lh houses
Would Oast Balllanrer.
The plan of action to be followed by the
democrat has pot been determined, but,. It
is understood a resolution will be presented
to carry out th recommendaUon made for
the secretary's removal. Such a resolution
probably will call flatly upon the president
to discharge hi cabinet officer.
The democrat held a conference on the
matter today. They characterize the ma
jority report as "weak,"' while the repub
lican members of the 'committee aay It ha
fully answered all charge made against
Balllnger and ha disposed of all testimony
presented In the long hearings.
An effort undoubtedly will be made to put
the house on record a to It opinion of the
majority report. Home of the democratic
house members favor demanding considera
tion of the report at the first opportunity,
following up their demand with an appeal
from the decision of the chair should
Speaker Cannon nil them out of order.
Officials of the Interior department declined
to make any statement whatever on the
"I have no comment to make on the ma
jority report," said Becretary of tha Interior
BalUnger when asked regarding th find
ings. In case tha speaker permits matters to
take their course It I held by parliamen
tarians that a resolution demanding a vote
would be necessary. Such' a resolution
would have to go to some standing commit
tee for report, and aa bo such committee
would relish th responsibility the resolu
tion probably would be pigeonholed.
The general feeling 1 that there will be
no action on the report at thl session,
which mean ' not at all, for the report
loses la force with he expiration of the
present congress lu March.
How Committee la Aliened.
Th report wa signed by Senator Knut
Nelson, chairman; Frank P. Flint, George
Sutherland and EJIhu Roct and Represent
ative Samuel McCall of . Massachusetts,
vice chairman; Marlin E. Olmstead of
Pennsylvania and Edwin Denby of Michi
gan, all republican., A few months ago
tha democrat! member, Senators D.. L".
Fletcher and William K. Purcell and Rep
resentative Olll James of Kentucky and
James M. Graham ot Illinois, together with
Representative - II. Madison of Kansas,
progressive republican, put out another re
port which tbey maintained to be the
majority opinion, condemning the conduct
of Mr. Balllnger as secretary of the In
This report as mad public following a
meeting of the committee In Mlnneipolls,
last September, which waa not attended
by some of the republicans who have now
exonerated Mr. Balllnger and therefor th
natural minority became a majority and
the republican who were present, with the
cption tf Mr. Madison, withdrew and '
broke the not rum. The n. embers who now
sign the majority report formulated their
conclusions at a recent series of meetings.
in speaking of the "animosity" created
by difference respecting tlie vonservatlnn
of natural resource, th majority of the
commlttue said that tlie accuser evidently
had litis policy deeply at heart and .were
"evidently disposed to take a most unfavor
able view of the character and motives-of
any on whom they supposed to be opposed
to their view. .They thus came to regard
Mr. Balllnger with suspicion and to regard
the most natural and tunocent acts oc
curring in the ordinary vourae of depart-
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