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The Omaha Daily Bee.
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For Nebraska cientraily Fair.
For Ioa l"n-ttled.
.vi -inliXIKO. .U'NK 3. lUll-TWKNTV PAUErs.
6LNGLE COl'V TWO CENTS.
TO CAPITAL CITY
EEV0LUT10SAST LEADER WHO
TODAY STARTS TO CAPITAL.
FRENCH AIRMEN '
HURT IN FLIGHT
Lieutenant Lucica and Passenger Each
Suffer Broken Leg on first j
Part of Journey.
ARMY 11A5 WAS ODER URDEES
"13 The Man with the Hook
Elbert H. Gary Denounces Sherman
Anti-Trust Law as Archaic
Inmrrecto Leader Will Make -Trip to
Merico by Way of Eagle !
t CROWDS THUONO THE STATION
Liaves on Long Trip with Plandits
Ringing in Ears.
TO TRAVEL 05 SPECIAL TRAIN
GOVERNMENT MUST TAKE CHARGE
Ministry of War Had Sent Him on
Trip to Nice.
AVIATOR LOSES WAY IN FOG
Chief Executive Officer of Steel Trust
Still on Stand.
STEEL WOULD WELCOME CHANGE
Will Visit States and Attempt to
GREATLY PLEASED AT PROSPECT
Head of laaarreetoa nya Climax of
Revolotion Has ( cm and Hoar
that All Hatred la For.
Eli PASO. June 1 Francisco I. Msdero.
Jr., Ifft here for Mexico City today.
Crowds of people thronged the station and
Yok-ed their food wishes In hearty cheering
as the train pulled out
An Impressive Incident of the departure
was the farewell between Penor Madero
and General Navarro, former federal com
mander, who aurrendered Juarer. When
Madero aaw the old federal commander In
the crowd he ran forward to embrace him.
Later General Navarro mounted the train I
platform and they embraced again, the! NORTH PLATTE. June ?. (Special Tele
lnsurrectos spplaudlng. Madero expressed I fTm -Th"- m'n klIlf,1 10 30
the hone nt m, v.vr ir, .., ri, ImornlnK when the boiler of freight engine
General Navarro In turn expreesed thanks
for hla escape from Juares. i
Goes or War f Eoa-1 Pans.
Golna; by way of Eagle Past. Tex.. Ser.or
Madero Intends after crossing the border
1 1 travel In a special trala guarded by
armed Irisurrectos. He will v11t Torreon.
Zacatecas and Agua Callentas In aa effort
to pacify that section of the country. Se
nor Madero Is due to arrive In Mexico City
at 10 a. m., next Wednesday. Those se-j wires were knocked down by the flying
Wted to accompany hlru Included Kaoul boiler and debris from the engine was scat
Madero, his brother, and Francisco, sr., hlsjtered for several hundred feet In aH dlrec
father. Colonel Guiseppe Garibaldi, and : ttons.
many minor officers, who participated In
The little "W hite House" on the banks
of the muddy Irrigation ditch, near Juarez,
where Madero had established his head
quarters, presented a busy scene today.
v Wagons of documents pertaining to the
tusiiieae of the revolution were hauled to
the train and messengers on horseback
were galloping between officers' headquar
ters to give final orders for the departure.
. Maderat Pleased.
Benor Madero himself was greatly
pleased with the prospects of hla reaching
Mexico City. "It la, of course, the climax
of the revolution," he said. "It seems one
triumph la completed; we began our fight
la the open field, we are marching tn peace
to the stronghold of those whoewere once
our fees. No one. atx months ago, would
have believed that ao groat a change could
earns to a country, when 4ha eountry was
divided between btrter enemies. Now I
tl'tist all the haired' will be forgotten, for
after ail tt waa a hatred merely for a so
cial condition. As Mexicans we are all
brothers. I trust tranquility will spread
J throughout the land.
Just before the tuna set for hla leaving.
Benor Madero heard of the looting cf the
city of Parrsi. an important mining center
Bear Jimlr.es. A band of rebels entered the
place and took away J50.000 from the backs
the Oakes Stake
Rank Outsider Rated at Twenty-Fire
to One Takes Big Erent of the '
Day at Epsom Downs.
V' EPSOM DOWNS, June 1 The Oakes
"tftakes of 5.110 sovereigns for S-year-old fil
lies, distance one mile and a half, waa
won today by Cherimoya. Tootles was
one horses started. Including August Bel
Cherimoya. though a rank outsider, won
by threa lencths. The betting was S to 1
against Cherimoya. 7 to I against Tootles
and to 1 against Hair Trigger II.
The Aeorn stakes of l.Ooa sovereigns, for
S-year-old fillies, distance five furlonrs,
k run here today, was won by Melody, owned
by Charles Carroll of New Tork and Paris.
Charmlan was second and the Adula filly
third. Seven horses started.
For Nebraska Generally fair.
For Iowa Unsettled.
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Temperature and precipitation departures
from the normal:
Normal tomperaturs tt
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ylal sxceas since March 1. 1911 176
Normal preoipuaiion 17 inch
licfldency for the dy 17 lnth
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tieficlency ata March 1. l!ll....2 l Inches
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FRANCISCO 1. MADEUO.
Boiler of Locomotive
Explodes Near North j
Engineer, Fireman and Brakeman on
Union Pacific Train Instantly
Killed and Bodies Mangled.
on east bound train number 345. blew up i
with terrible force. The victims. Engineer
Warren Kelly of this city. Fireman Ralph i
Smith. Salina. Kan . tnd head breakman
Tad Thompson of this city. This occurred I
six miles west of North Platte on main '
line of Union Pacific. The boiler was blown j
jirfj feet, striking the ground three times,
and making large hole? each time. Six
loaded freight cars were plied up. The first
three being torn Into splinters. Telegraph
The body of the engineer was thrown
&00 feet and torn Into a number of pieces,
the head being separated from the body
He leaves a wife In this city to whom he
was married about a year asro. The body
of Tad Thompson was mangled badly and
thrown S"0 feet. He la single and lived in
North Platte. The body of Ralph Smith
was thrown 409 feet and body also mangled.
He was not married.
The Union Pacific Is double tracked at
place of explosion, but wreckage covers
both tracks, and all traffic will be stopped
for a few hours. The telegraph wires are
being replaced and the wrecking crew,
which left here at 11:30. ' is removing the
The conductor walked ta Bird wood and
telephoned message ef the wreck. The
sheriff and coroner of Greeley county
begaa an Inquest and viewed the Bodies be
fore removal. The engine waa of an old
type, but several who viewed the wrecks-
say that the water In the boiler must have
The bodlea were brought to the morgue
In this city this afternoon.
Sixty-Two Indictments Against Coon
oilmen and Other Officials
PITTSBURG. June I. The further pros
ecution of the counctlmaiUo graft cases waa
abandoned formally today, -when Judges
Fraxer. Shafer and Haymaker granted a
nolle prosae of all the remaining indlct
menfs, sixty-three in number, except those
against Max Q. Leslie, county delinquent
tax collector, and William Brand, former
president of the common council. The lat
ter la serving a term tn the Western peni
tentiary. The court granted the nolle proase on
application of District Attorney Blakely.
who said the commonwealth's eases had
been weakened by the death of two Impor
tant wltnesaea, Ollle Hamilton and Charles
C. Flucstmmons. and also that aentiment
In the community had veered around aa
to the Kraft prosecutions.
The court also allowed a nolle proeee of
the Indictments against Frank N. Hoffstot
of New York, the banker and car manu
facturer, and the other defendants. Charles
W. Friend, a wealthy business man. who
pleaded nolle contendra to a charge of
giving ex -Councilman Charles Stewart
bribe money, waa fined S&u and oosta.
Hottest Day of Year
So Far Yesterday
With the mercury showing Is degrees at
t o'clock Friday afternoon the highest tem
perature of the year was reached.
One dujr in May the temperature climbed
as high aa SS, cooler than the best day
of the young June by four degroea
Heat tn other parts of the Missouri
river valley established new records. At
southern points along the river the lu)
anaj-k waa passed in several places.
A high degree ef humidity augmented the
oppression of the temperature. It Is a
day of "real corn weather."
T r rid Westkrr ta leatkwsst
KANSAS CITT, Mo.. June .The local
weather forecaatar this morning predicted
that the temperature at some southwestern
points today would reach or pass that of
yesterday, when ti e maximum was 102 de
grees at Fort Worth and lal at Enid. OkX
At 7 o'clock the thermometer at Kan
ass City registered 74 degrees, at Wichita,
7 degrees;. at Oklahoma City, 7S degreee,
and at Fori Worth. Tea., 7 degrees.
FRAUD IN M'NAMARA
User Uairrs File rharsea with Two
Governor and Aak Panlahnsent
of Onllty Parties.
IXDIANAPOLI9. June t-Communlca-tloes
were sent today to Governor John
son of California , and Governor Marshall
of Indiana, charging fraud In the extradi
tion of John J. McNamara from this city
to Loa Aacelea. where ha Is beid in con
nection with the alleged dynamiting of the
Los Angeles Tunes building. The letters
signed by James M. Lynch, chairman, and
Frank Duffy, aocrotary ef th confer
en ce of labor laadera, aaks that I be
governor cua In punishing the perpetra
Makes Superb Start, but Capsizes at
GERMAN AVIATOR EAS TROUBLE
Vpenfta Eatlre Horalia Trlna t
Repair Broken Motor la Order to
Rraame Fllaht from PUa
UTERES. France. June I. Lieutenant
Lucica of the French arr-.y snd his pas
senger. M. Hennequin. had a narrow es
cape from dath today while attempting to
conclude the first stai;e of the Parts-Rome-Turln
aeroplane race. Each man sustained
a broken leg. The aeroplane was demol
ished. The lieutenant was under crd"rs from
the ministry ol ar to accompany the
contestants in the air race on the first leg
from Paris to Nice.
On leaving Avignon yesterday he lost his
way In th? fog and flnallv , after war.der
Ir fir a considerable distance out of his
course, landed at Marseilles. This morning
the lieutenant resumed his flient toward
Nice. He made a superb start and the
aeroplane mas going well as it passed over
this city. A short lime later, however, the
aviator returned to the aerodrome at
Hyeres for the purpose of adjusting his
motor. When a short distance from the
around the machine veered sharply and was
cai'siifd. Attendants rushed up and the
two men were taken from under the
wreckage and sent to the hospital.
VERSAILLES. France. June 2. M. Gau
brrt. a French aviator, while making a
trial flight with a new aeropiane today,
fell to the ground and fracturtB his hip.
Aviators Repairing; Machines.
PISA. Italy. June 2 Aviator Frey, rep
resenting Germany in the lO-mlle Paris
to Turin air race, spent the whole of this
morning trying to repair hla cachlne for
returning his flight from Pisa to Rome,
but was unable to get his motor working
Vldart, who broke the left wing of hla
aeroplane on making a landing at Cecina,
thirty-five miles south of Pisa, yesterday,
returned here today, and Is awaiting the
arrival of a new machine.
Results of Future
Wars Will Depend
on Battles at Sea
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Argument in Trial of Auto Speeder
Charged with Rilling is
ANNAPOLIS, Md.. June i Expressing
the belief that any future war in which
the United States may engage will largely.
if not entirely be decided by a battle, or
battles on the sea. Ass lm ant Secretary of
the Navy Wlnthrop in an address today
to the graduates of. the Naval academy
said be was strongly Impressed with the
necessity of maintaining a navy sufficient
in power to diminish to a minimum uny
danger of losing control of the sea.
"Graduatlng at 22 you will have about
forty years of active service before you,
and although w-e are all most desirous
thnt war shall not check the peaceful prog
ress of the nation, we must recognize that
this country since its inception has never
enjoyed forty years of peace uninterrupted
"The average period between wars of this
country has been only a few months over
twenty-nine years, so U anything like this
ratio Is preserved in the future, you vlll
probably see active service. Understand rue,
that I am most desirous of continued pence
and sincerely trust that the desire for arbi
tration treaties and an International tribu
nal with adequate power to enforce Its
ordained decree will bear fruit, but
believes that international peace has ar
rived and that no more wars will occur,
enjoys aa optlmistlsm greater than I can
"The control of the sea will in my opinion
be the crucial turning point of any war
in which w may be engaged and tt is
therefore avtdent how Incumbent it will te
on you ao to maintain the material and
personnel allowed us by congress that it
may always be at the highest point of ef
ficiency." Four Persons Killed
in Auto Accident
Two Men and Two Women Meet
Death When Car Goes Throng-h
HARRISBURG. Pa-. June L-Mis Laura
M. NeUaon, a stenographer of New Bloom
field, aear here, the fourth victim of tie
automobile acrldVnt last night in which
throe persona were instantly killed, died
In a hospital today. She never retrained
conaciousneea after the accident.
Mias NeUaon waa in tee automobile with
C. A Safton and W. R. Harrar. prominent
Harrtsburg men, and Mrs. Robert W. Dun
lop. They were crossing- a long hrtdg-e
that spans the Pennsylvania and Reading
railway tracks when the machine swerved,
craahed Into the railing of the bridge and
fell fifty feet to the tracks. Ail were dead
except MUa Nellaon when removed from
Isftn was married and the owner of
a large carriagsj factory. Harrar was un
married. POLITICAL WORKERS SENT UP
Five Convicted la Pajlaaelnata
Charcee to Isaarteoa Reform
PHILADELPHIA, June 1 A police lieu
tenant, tw sergeants and two republican
political workers were each sentenced to
day to one year's imprisonment on the
charge of conspiracy to anlaw fully im
prison two reform election workers at the
N ov ember election tar district attorney tn
LINCOLN OPENING IS DELAYED
H. C. Bittenbender Objects to Adver
tisements and Day is Put Off.
WILL TAKE PLACE ON JUNE 17
One Wholesaler ot Included li
Remonstrance, bat License With
held to Make Proceedings
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN, June 1 iSpeclal Telegram.)
The excise board after an eventful meeting
today announced that it was ready to give
out the names of the twenty-five successful
applicants for saloon licenses out of a field
Henry C. Bittenbender, alone and unaided
made fWt before board against the laau
lrux the Vcenwes on a blanket remuaetraaca,
contending that the notices of application
had not been published the full fourteen
days aa required by the Slocumd law.
While asserting stolidly that there was no
basis to the point .the attorneys for the
prospective saloon keepers, however, held
that the contention was too strong to take
a chance on and ail applicants were with
drawn at their suggestion In order that
they might be readvertlsed. This they
argued would save time. In case the matter
was continued and brought to the courts
The opening day Is accordingly delayed
on thts account and will not take place be
fore June 17.
John Bauer, who applied for a saloon to
operate a wholesale liquor establishment,
was not Included In the lBttenbender
remonstrance and was therefor given his
license without strings.
Late this afternoon, however, it waa said
at the city hall that Bauer's license would
be recalled in order that everything con
nected with situation might be regular.
EMPLOYERS NEED NOT PAY
FOR MEDICAL SERVICES
Kaasas City Jodce Decides Cnvae tn
Favor of Cirens Sned for Treat
ment of Employe.
KANSAS CITT. June t Judge J. E.
Goodrich In the county circuit court here
today held that a corporation or other
concern is not legally bound to provide
medical attention for an employe hurt
while working for it- The decision was
rendered In the case of a physician who
si-ed a circus company to recover pay
ment for services rendered to a negro em
ploye who was shot In a row while the
circus was showing in Kanaaa City.
Formal Opening of Edward
Rosewater School Saturday
Dr. Samuel Avery, chancellor of
the University of Nebraska, will
deliver the principal addreas to
morrow afternoon at the formal
opening and dedication of the Ed
ward Rosewater public school build
ing. Dr. Avery will speak on the
subject, 'The Relation of the Uni
versity to the Public Schools of the
Other addresses will be given by
Victor Rosewater, Robert 8. Cowell,
Miss Clara F. Cooper and Mrs.
Martha V. Chrlaliancy.
Mr. Cowell will give an eulogistic
addreas in honor of Edward Rose
water, founder of The Bee, for whom
the new school U named. Miss
Cooper, former principal of the For
aat school, will give a brief historic
ketch of the old school . and Mrs.
Chrlatiancy, principal of the Ed
ward Roaewater a- tool, will give a
hiitory of the present achool.
The exerclsea. to which every one
Is lnvltsd, will start promptly at 1
Music will be furnished by the eighth
grade pupils of the school. In addi
tion, snlus will be rendered by MUs
Fatirle Arnold and Miss Carrie Fair-
The building to be dedicated, is
situated at Thirteenth and Phelps streets, is a handsome sixteen-room struc
ture, recently completed at a cost of S.uu.iMa, It was formerly known as the
Forest achool, but the name was changed to the Edward Roe-waier sihool by a
resolution of the Board of Education, in appreciation of the eftorta of the late
Edward Roaewater, who. bealdaai making the present school district of Omaha
possible, endowed a scholarship of technology In the High school.
PROVISIONAL IIZAD OF I HE MEXI
CAN GOVERN EST.
FRANCISCO LEON DE. LA BARRA.
Not in Business
for Their Health
Member of Kansas City Fruit and Pro
dace Exchange Say Eggs Are
Stored to Keep Up Prices.
KANSAS CITT. Mo., June 1 A tempor
ary restraining order, seeking to oust the
Kansas City Fruit and Produce exchange
and to dissolve it as an alleged food trust,
may be requested of Judge A. F. Evans,
special commissioner, taking testimony at
a hearing here, announced Henry Jost, as
sisting prosecuting attorney, today.
This declaration came as the result of
the testimony of S. J. Hurst, a member
of the exchange, after he had admitted
on the stand that eggs are stored to keep
up prices. Merchants m-ere not in business
for their health, he said.
"If the merchants d:d not store eggs,
the price would be very low while the big
early spring and summer supply was com
ing to the market," he explained.
"How about the consumer, who has to
pay the bills?"
"We are not in business for our health."
Mr. Hurst frankly admitted, "we try to
sell our products for Just as much as we
can get for them."
Uli. B.lUl'i-.i. AVh.lt 1.
Chancellor of the Umversity of Neoraa.
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CAUSTIC COMMENT BY BRYAN
Says Matter of Putting Tariff on Wool
Was Fought Out on False Basis.
SIMPLY ADDS IwbULI TO EJJTJSY
Statement that Uaty la Levied for
Revenne He Insists la False
Advlaea Party to Be Honest
ia the Mntter.
PT. PAUL. June When shown the
Associated Press report of the action of
the democratic caucus on the wool sched
ule.. William Jennings Bryan early, this
morning gave out the following statement:
"The democrats In congress are responsi
ble to the country and to their constit
uents and it remains to be seen whether
their action will he endorsed. Tho brief
rerort which I have seen shows that tho
matter was fought upon a false basis and
t shall be mistaken if the public Is de
ceived by the pretense that It was levted
for revenue. The amount raised by a tax
upon wool could be raised by a tax on raw
silk or raw rubber with much mere justice.
I mention these two ways of making up
the amount there are many other ways.
The tax on wool would never be thought
of but for the protective benefit It Is sap
posed to bring , to wool growers. I think
the party would have done better If It
had honestly stated Its reason and de
clared Itself" in favor of protection to that
"However, In expressing my opinion, I
am only speaking for myself, and the cau
cus may find the public more gullible than
1 think It The declaration that this Is not
a surrender of the free wool doctrine is
adding Insult to Injury and I am sur
prised that any advocates of free wool ac
cepted It as a reason for endorsing the
Will Introduce BUI Today.
WASHINGTON, June 1-Democratie
members of the house, having finished
their party struggle over the wool tariff
and agreed almost unanimously to support
the Underwood bill, placing a duty of 2D
per cent ad valorem on raw wool, pre
pared today to meet the attacks on the
proposed revision of the schedule that are
to come from the republican minority.
The democratic plan was to introduce
the wool bill today and refer It to the
ways and means committee, by which it
would be reported favorably next week.
Representative Underwood, who with
Speaker Champ Clark, led the fight for a
revenue tariff on wool from the beginning
of the special session, said:
"The adoption of the bill and the unani
mity with which It was received by the
democrats, many of whom did not favor
It as a policy, but who were eventually
brought to see its revenue necessity, dem
onstrated against the earnestness and wis
dom of the democratic house. As for Mr.
Roan's attack on the bill, I can only say
that he has received his answer from demo
crats who never bolted a caucus."
The senate was not In session today.
Forest Fires in
Arrow Head is in Grave Danger and
Unless Wind Changes Town
WINNIPEG, Man.. Juns t-Forest fires
are raring in British Columbia and Arrow
head is in grave danger. Revelstroke and
other adjacent towns have been asked
for help and unless the wind changes today
the town Is doomed. Three hundred nn
are fighting the flames, but their efforts
are of little avail. Already a vast amount
of timber has been destroyed. Reports cf
persons having been burned to death are
coining in. but few so far lack confirma
tion. CASHIER OF UNIVERSITY OF
MINNESOTA IS HELD UP
Two Higkwsrara Take Xearly Fear
troa Taoaaaad Dollars from J, O.
Brea aad Koran.
MINNEAPOLIS, June t Joseph D.
Bren. cashier and accountant of the State
university, was held up by three highway
men near the university this morning and
robbed of S10 0UO. He also lost bis watch
and month's salary. Bren had been to
the bank to get the money which was to
be used for refunds to ths students for
breakages and for fees. Ths highwaymen
Would Be Glad if Government Would
INTERNATIONAL STEEL COMBINE
!iervliloa of 111 ( ersortllssi, He
Tnlnka, Whonld F.atrnd to the
Fixing of Prleea by Respon
sible Federal Aothorlty.
WASHINGTON. June 1. Filbert H. Gary.
chi-f executive officer of the United States
flecl corporation res.imin his testimony
before the house "stl trust" investigating
committee toda dno..:: il the Sherman
int'.-trust lan as arrl.r i- o id declared thnt
governmental control c : i . .orations event
ually would come.
Mr. Gury assert, d th.-.t the steel corpora
tion would welcome such t:.anife and wou'd
be glad If the government would go so far
as to dictate the prices of steel products.
In explanation of the reiKTted world wide
"trust'' Mr. Gary said that a conference
would be held in Brussels July S and 6,
rest, to organise nn International steel In
stitute similar to the American Iron and
Steel Institute. The latter, he asserted, was
formed to prevent demoralisation In trkde
and to permit an exchange of ideas for the
betterment of" the steel industry.
In no instance, Mr. Gary said, had there
been any attempt at an unlawful combina
tion or an expressed or implied agreement.
Mr. Gary said he would do all he could,
morally and lexally to further the proposed
Increaed prices are to be charged for steel
rails in the near future, according to Mr.
Gary. Higher cost of labor and raw ma
terial, together with a demand for heavier
rails waa given as the reason for the pro
Mr. Gary yesterday was about to ex
plain "all that I hope to do and Just what
plans are" when the committee chairman.
Just before adjournment Interrupted him
with his statement relating to the reports
of a projected International trust and of
the charge that Mr. Gary's "able and ef
ficient management" was responsible there
for, Mr. Gary briefly denied it and averred
that be would answer the allegations mors
For Enforced Pnbllclty.
Soon after the committee met today Mr.
Gary declared that enforced publicity and
government control of corporations must
come, even as to prices. He said he be
lieved the 6herman anti-trust law was too
archaic to deal with modern situations and
never could fully prevent great combina
tions of capital. When the United States
Steal corporation wanted, he said, waa f"
souie responsible and official department
of government to whom It could go and
say "what prices can we charge and Just
what can we do?"
'Personally, I believe the Sherman act,"
said Mr. Gary, "does not now and never
will fully prevent the organising of (Treat
combinations of capital. I believe we must
come to enforced publicity and govern
mental control of corporations.
"Do you mean government control even
aa to prices?'' Mr: Stanley asked.
'Yes. even as to prices. So far as I am
concerned, speaking for the United States
Steel corporation, I would be very glad If
wa could know exactly where we stand
and could be free from the dangers and
criticism of the public I wish we could
go to some responsible governmental source
and says, "Here are our facts, here la our
business, here Is our property and our
cost of production, and could be told Just
what prices we could charge and Just what
we could do."
Mr. Gary said the real problem was not
the making of big profits, but It was rather
the establishment of a definite understand
ing of the legal situation.
"Do I understand that you believe In
strict governmental supervision of cor
porations?" aked Representative Littleton
of New Tork.
Baennaa Law Is Archaic.
"Yes. I do." said Mr. Gary. "I know
that Is a radical position, but something
must be done."
"Is it your conviction." Mr. Littleton in
quired "that the Sherman anti-trust law
is archaic and uniie to deal, with the
"Do not the interpretations of that law
practically order a continuance of tho old
competitive s stem as opposed to co-operative
"I am afraid they do," Mr. Gary replled.
"We don't want a condition of uncertainty
in which we don't know Just what wa
have a light to do."
Representative Young of Michigan asked
Mr. Gary if he thought the national gov
ernment had a riKht to fix prices of com
modities tn interstate commerce.
"My opinion." ald Mr. Gary, "la that
so fiur aa It relatis to interstate commerce
the federal government has that right."
Mr. Gary asked If the United States
Steel corporal. on was In a position to Cx
prices, said that co-operative business
methods had ma!e It possible for big cor
porations to influence prices.
"We cannot dominate them," he said. "It
is not the big corporation that changes
prices so much as the small corporations
that cut prices and force the big ones to
Plan for World's laatltato
Tailing up the subject of the reported In
ternational "trust" and the Gary dinners.
Cans of Farll'a Syrup.
Boxes of OTSrien's Candy.
Quart Bricks of Dalzell'i
All given away frew to Umnm
who find their namaa la ts
Efad ths want ads svery day,
your nam will appear tomeUms
may be mora than one.
No putilng to solva nor nbacrtp.
tloua to get Just road tha wast
Turn to tlia wast ad pago
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