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WANT MORE LIGHT
ON STEEL TRUST
House Seeks Further Evidence in
View of Contradiction of
Gary and Gates.
MAY YET SUMMON ROOSEVELT
Coming and Going in Omaha
RECIPROCITY IS -TEXT
President Taft the Leading Speaker
at the Meeting Held Last
SPEECH CONSIDERED IMPORTANT
Both. Former President and Secretary
Boot May Be Called.
TENNESSEE DEAL IN ISSUE
Position as to Trade with Canada is
POINTS OUT THE OPPONENTS
Are Those Who Have Benefited by
FARMERS WOULD NOT BE HUTlT
Would Enow Fall Details of Confer
enee with Magnates.
MEETING IN NEW YORK LIKELY
Con pint Examination of Evidence
Given Heretofore, with View of
Calllaar TkoM Required
la the Cm.
WASHINGTON. Juns t In view of the
marked discrepancies in the account! of
the absorption of the Tennessee Coal and
Iron company by the United States Steel
corporation In the panicky daya of 1107. as
liven by John W. Gates and Elbert H.
Oary, the Stanley "steel trust" committee
of the house has determined that further
light on that deal must be obtained and
that every person who had anything to do
with it shall be examined.
The committee Is again considering the
necessity of summoning former President
Roosevelt and former Secretary of State
Ellhu Root for verification of the confer
ences with Messrs. Oary and Prick on the
Chairman Btanley said today that the
ateel Inquiry would be pushed forward as
rapidly as possible, although no further
hearings will he held until" next Wednesday,
when Mr. Gary, chairman of the steel cor
poration directorate, will continue his re
cital of organisation and methods of op
eration. John Lambert of the - Republic
Iron and Steel company alao will be a wit
ness 'on that day.
The committee also Is considering the
advisability of holding sessions In New
Tork. where there are many witnesses and
much material of ths steel corporation
which Mr. Oary told the committee It
could have access to.
Today the committee made a thorough
examination of the testimony given yes
terday by Mr. Oary and . plans to
summon more witnesses suggested by
ths steel, magnate. Lewis Cass Led
yard, attorney for Oliver Payne of the
Tennessee Coal and Iron company, whom
Mr.. Gary declared conducted ths negotia
te tlona on behslf of Grant B. Schley for ths
sals of ths Tennessee company, will be
' asked to appear in the near future.
mlttee with R. V. Llndabury, counsel for
tbe Steel corporation, whereby at least
two of the steel company witnesses who
have been summoned will appear each day
of ths bearing until all have testified.
'Norman B. Ream, W. B. Dickson, Perclval
Roberts and James Gayley, were excused
yesterday, subject to call.
SWISS WOMAN INSISTS ON
. PUTTING AWAY HUSBAND
Says He Agreed to Quit Imoklsg te
Wis Her. The Violated tke
6T, GALL. June 3. (Special to The
Bee.) A man's love of tobacco la ths rea
son advanced by a Swiss wife at Bt Gall
In her suit for separation from her hus
band, to whom she had been married only
' eight months. Mme. Hubler, the woman
In question, states that her husband, when
he was her fiance, promised to give up the
tobacco habit when they were married.
But after the ceremony he said he must
have a smoke, and he forthwith had one.
. Hence the wife wants a separation.
MANUEL TO PAY SIRE'S'DEBTS
New Government of Portugal Will
. Collect Money Advanced to
LISBON, June 1 (Special to The Bee.)
The commission appointed to ascertain the
amount of the advances made by the atate
to the Portugueae royal family reports that
4.500,0b0 was lent to ths lata King Carlos.
When the amounts of ths loans to othsr
members of the royal family are known ths
provisional government Intends to repay
them from King Manuel's property In For
tugal by yearly deductions.
GEORGE DOESN'T WANT GIFTS
Baa-land's Kin Lets Indian nb)eete
Know His rians far Coat.
SIMLA. Juns t (dpeclal to Ths Besp
it Is officially stated that King George
will not receive presents on the occasion of
ths coronation celebrations at Dehll. His
majesty has directed that addresses shall
be confined to public and other Important
bodies, submitted through the local govern
ments, and that they shall . not contain
expressions of a political or controversial
Temperature at Ouiaha Yeatetdur.
FOR XEn KA SK A Generally fair,
roil lOWA-Ornerally fair.
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(oiusnrttiit Local Record.
1911. 1810. ll)9. lSOs
'Highest today 7 W 7J t3
Lowest today 73 M IS 64
Mean temperature to f) 73
precipitation 00 T T .i)
'temperature and precipitation departures
frum the normal:
Normal temperature (4
Kxu-va for the day , 17
Total excess since March 1 tl
Normal precipitation 17 Inch
Deficiency for the day 17 inch
Total rainfall since March L 1911. . S3 iiu ties
Ieficl!noy since March 1 1 Indus
l eft, iency for cor. period, lfi.. ...! Inches
H'eAciency for cor. period, lata ... 3. M inches
jiu 2smz spoomm nr atwiA bakbs
WARM WELCOME FOR MADERO
Leader Begins Triumphal Trip Across
Mexico at Eagle Pass.
RECEIVED AT MIDDLE OF BRIDGE
Address of Welcome Is Made by Gov
ernor Carransa Gateway of
Flowers Is Adorned with
the National Colors.
PIEDRA8 NEGRAS, Mexico, June 8
Through a colonnade of arches, about
which was assembled a cheering mass of
Mexicans, Francisco I. Madero, Jr., en
tered Mexico from the T'nlted States today
on his triumphant Journey to the ancient
Axtec capital. The blare of trumpets, the
shouts of "viva Madero," and continuous
handclapplng from balconies of houses
along the way greeted the former rebel
chief and his party.
Bouquets rained thick and fast on the
Madero automobile and throughout the
procession the victorious rebel chieftain
stood In his machine bowing and smiling
to the throng. t
Crowds from Eagle Pass, Tex., and the
old Cludad Porflrlo Diss swarmed the
During the night, as the train sped acrofs
Texas, every little station contributed Its
crowd to the Madero welcome. With
Mexican and American flags fluttering In
the light of dosens of torches, the officers
of Madero's staff, on guard at ths entrance
to his private car, repeatedly were com
pelled to address the crowds while their
Gateway of Flowers. ''
Ths party arrived at Eagle Pass, Tex.,
at 8:30 O'clock and were driven In automo
biles across the. International L bridge. " At
the middle of the bridge . Madero was re
ceived In the embrace of V. Carransa, ths
new governor of Coahuila, who escorted
htm Into . Mexico through- a - gateway -ot
flowers, the arch of which bore the In
scription "Pledrss Negras." signifying ths
passing of the name Ciudad Porflrlo Diss
from this town and the dawn of a new era
Though the hour was early, the crowd
had assembled long before ths train ar
rived, and when Madero and his wife,, fol
lowed by the party of thirty, moved slowly
across the bridge in a procession of auto
mobiles, cheers rang through the air.
The demonstration began at. Eagle Pass,
on the arrival of the train early this morn
ing and reached its climax at the center of
the International bridge where the party
halted by an arch front which was draped
the red, white and green of Mexico. As
Benor Madero approached the portiere
parted and a throng of Mexicans, a band
and rcores of banners and pendants re
splendent In the morning sun were - re
vealed to him as cheers rang through the
air. Here the party paused and listened to
speeches by Benor Madero and Governor
Carransa. , ,
Benor Madero spoke of the freedom which
characterised his entrance to Mexico and
figuratively referred to the general free
dom which-he said now prevailed In the
On Kxeltiaa; Incident.
When fenor Madero reached the munici
pal building he was escorted to a balcony,
where the only Incident of the day oc
curred. Senor Madero was being Inrtoduced In
a long, flowery speech by one of the town's
youngest orators, Manuel Lopex, who, for
ome unexplained reason, took occasion to
denounce Benito Juares aa an African
robber who bad separated church and
state. Senor Madero moved toward young
Lopes. A dosen hands quickly seised the
young man and shoved him through the
door. The crowd applauded. He was Im
mediately Imprisoned. Senor Madero then
spoke and defended Juares, after which he
turned to a discussion of the principles
which ths revolution had fostered. '
Senor Madero and party left on a special
train at 10:30 o'clock, preceded by. 300 armed
men on a pilot train. The next Stop will
be at Monclova, Max., tonight.
Revolatloalsts Occupy Masatlan.
EL PASO, Juns a Cullaclan, capital of
Blnaloa and Masatlan, seaport of that state,
are both in revolutionary hands, according
to telegrams received here last night to
Epes Randolph, vice president and gen
eral manager of Southern Pacific lines in
Mexico. The federals in Masatlan left
Thursday night on the gunboat, which had
been In the harbor and Insurrectoa marched
in. The federals marched over land to
wards Mexico City from Cullaclan, and
the rebels took ths town and are pre
pared to Install Manuel Bonllla as pro-
Uour visional governor. Colonel Randolph had
' no advlcea confirmatory of ths reported
6 a. m 73 assassination of Diego Redo, governor ol
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R a. m tj l.lmantonr an Way ta Bt. Lonls. .
UJ LAREDO, June 3 Jose Yves Llmantour,
It a! m"!!!"!!!!!"g former secretsry of the treasury of Mex-
11 ni Hi I lco, passed through here today en route
J J; !;; J ', to St. Louis. With him were Ealvato
3 pi m.!!i!i!!. !!"! Madero and former governor of ths federal
district. William Lands Y Bcandon. The
' trip appeared to be oonducted with much
BREN STICKS TO HIS STORY
Cashier af Minnesota Still Insists
that He Was Held l and
MINNEAPOLIS. June 3 Accused of em
bessllng 114.000 of the funds of ths Uni
versity of Minnesota. J. N. Bren, for four
years caihler and accountant of the In
stitution and a trusted employs for ten
lean) is behind cell bars In the city Jail
at Minneapolis. lie sticks to his story of
a holdup. ,
Church of Brethren
Will Discuss Voting
and Land Agents
ST. JOSEPH, Mo., June 3. Several train
loads of members arrived last night and
today to attend the world's conference of
the Church of the Brethren and the high
water mark will be reached tomorrow,
when sessions will be conducted In the
city Auditorium and two large theaters.
Two questions of paramount Importance to
be taken up early In the business session'
next week are those of members of the
church voting and acting ss land agent.
In the past It has been the policy of the
brethren not to vote and ths church never
recommended that members exercise the
right of suffrage. But lately many of
thein have voted and a restatement of the
position of the church may be made.
It Is said much harm has been done by
brethren ministers engaging In the land
business, which, ths standing committee
characterized ss "considered even by the
world a questionable vocation."
The concern to whloh the churchmen ob
ject Is a widely advertised land ompany,
or rather a land selling company. The
land, which lies In California, Is held under
option and . sold on margins. It is said
that the tr uble arising In the church gath
ering today grows out of the fact that ths
ministers engaged In the land business
tcok church rosters to be used as mailing
lists In the circulation of . literature. Sev
eral persons In Omaha are In touch with
the Operations of the company to which
the church is now raising objection.
Wants to Testify
- -,- '.- --t
Illinois Member Asks Permission, to
'Appear Before Committee that is
v . to Investigate His Case. -
WASHINGTON. June 3. Senator Wllham
Lorimer today requested that he be per
mitted to appear before the new Investigat
ing committee to testify in his own hehalf
Ths request was telegraphed to the senate
committee on privileges and elections by
Mr. Irlmer, who Is In .Ohicako. The .com
mittee. It la said, would be glad to hear
him. . .
Mr. Lorlmer's telegram was as follows:
At the former Investigation nothing was
charged against me personally. Therefore,
there was nothing for me to deny as a
witness. It is my earnest desire to be per
mitted to testify before your committee so
that I can refute any charges that may be
made or any suspicions that anyone may
have aa to the validity of my election.
The telegram tbad the effect of quieting
persistent rumors that the Illinois Senator
would resign. Senator Dillingham, chair
man of the committee, said that undoubt
edly Mr. Lorimer would be given the full
eat opportunity to testify.
The telegram reached the committee
headquarters immediately after the ad
journment of a meeting at which the Lori
mer Inquiry had been under consideration.
No action was taken today, but another
meeting was ordered for Monday, when
the question will be taken up again.
The entire discussion today centered
about a motion by Senator Kenyon that
the committee proceed as a whole with the
work. There were reminders of the tacit
agreement for the selection nf a inui.i
committee to do the work and indications
pointed to the failure of the Kenyon
The members of the committee generally
expressed themselves as desirous of hav
ing the .Investigation conducted In Wash
ington to as great an extent as possible;
During the meeting Senator Dillingham
expressed a desire to be relieved from ser
vice on ths proposed subcommittee, and
It Is probable that Senator Sutherland
will be given the place.
ASSOCIATION BOOSTS SHOW
Eathaslaatle Reeolntleas Passed Com
mending Bra Finns for Second
CHEBALES, Wash., Juns 3.-Speclal
Telegram.) After three-days' session at
tended by over 400 delegates representing
fourteen commercial clhba, the southwest
Washington Delevopment league, adjourned
after enthuslsstlcally adopting strong
endorsement of The Bee movement pro
viding a second land show In October.
Addresses on development were made by
L. J. Bricker. George McDonough, William
McMurray, F W. Graham, all railway of.
flclals; Louis W. Buckley, T. B. Long, J.
E. Barnes. C. C Chapman.
Arrangements were made looking toward
the exhibit for southwest Washington.
Three thousand dollars wss raised to put
a field agent after logged land statietica
Lumbermen pledged support to help bring
settlers to logged off land. .
NEW CARRIERSf . ALLOWED
Foatofflec Department at Norfolk
Allows One Additional Man
WA6HINOTON. June S.-iSpecUl Tele
gram.) The Postofflce department has
allowed ths poetmssters at Norfolk one
additional letter carrier from June It
Orvllle W. B potts of Ottumwa, p. w.
Lemoke of Grlawold, George F. Pulse of
Muscatine. Lewis B. Duke, Mommouth;
Clare A. Sprout of Waterloo, la.
TRAIN DERAILED BY WASHOUT
Nine Cars on Passenger on Soo Line
Ditched at Verges, Minn.
MRS. L S. BERG IS KILLED
Victim Is Wife of President of Mobile
A Chicago Railroad, Whose Pri
vate Car Was Horned
VERGAS, Minn.. June. S Mrs. L. B.
Berg, wife of the president of the Now
Orleans, Mobile A Chicago, railroad, was
killed, and Mr. Berg seriously Injured
when Minneapolis, St. Paul ft Sault Ste.
Marie passenger train No. 109 was derailed
by a washout In a cut a mile south of
Vergas, Minn., last night. Several other
passengers sustained minor injuries.
Mr. and Mrs. Berg were enroute to Win
nipeg In their private car. It Is thought
Mr. Berg will recover.
Bight of the eleven cars In the train and
the engine left the track. Three cars
burned completely. Including the private
car in which Mr. nnd Mrs. Berg were
Colonel W. R. Stoll
Well Known Criminal Lawyer Ex
pires of Heart Disease at Home
in Cheyenne, Wyo.
CHEYBNNE. Wyo., June 3. (Special.
Colonel Walter R. Stoll, the well' known
Western criminal lawyer, died suddenly at
hi home in this city at 3 o'clock Friday
morning of heart failure. ' Colonel ' Stoll
had been In his usual 'good health and was
down town as late as 7 o'clock Thurs
day . evening, physicians were summoned
shortly after midnight, but they could not
restore heart action, and one of Wyoming's
most brilliant public men passed away. .
Colonel Stoll gained world-wide publicity
when as prosecuting attorney of this, Lar
amie, county he successfully prosecuted
the late Tom Horn, convicted and hanged
for the murder of Willie Nickel, son of a
Laramie county sheepman. Horn was no
torlaus throughout this section, having
killed several ranchmen prior to the mur
der of the Nickel boy, ar although he was
defended by seven leading lawyers, and
the evidence aside from Horn's confession
to Detective Joe Lafors was purely cir
cumstantial, Ptoll secured a conviction
after one of the most sensational trials
ever held in Wyoming. It was Stoll's
brain that conceived .the idea of getting
Horn to confess the killing of the Nickel
boy, which plan was later carried out by
Lafors, assisted by Deputy . United States
Marshal L. E. Snow and Stenographer
Charles Ohnhaus, now clerk of the federal
court here, who In an adjoining room
heard Horn's blood-curdling confession.
Stoll also defended a large number. of cat
tlemen, who, In 1892. were arrested by fed
eral authorities while on the celebrated
Johnson county Invasion agalnat alleged
Colonel Stoll graduated from West Point
with the class of 1884 and served four
years In the regular army, resigning to
engage In the practice of law here. He
was a lifelong democrat until 1005, when
he became a republican. He was without
question the leading orator of the state.
Deceased leaves a widow here and sev
eral relatives In the east. His estate is
valued at more than $50,000. No arrange
ments have been made for the funeral,
but the body will probably be Interred In
Wool Tariff Bill
Comes Up Tuesday
Democratic Caucus Votes Down Reso
lution to Postpone Action Until
WASHINGTON, June 3. The wool tariff
revision bill will be reported favorably
to the house when It convenes Tuesday,
the ways and means committee so deciding
today. There was a strict party vote on the
bill, fourteen democrats approving and
seven republicans voting against It. The
long debate on the bill will begin Wednes
day. Representative Hill of Connecticut
Introduced a resolution urging postponement
of action until winter, which was voted
down. The resolution characterised the Un
derwood bill as a "radical departure from
all former recognised revenue policies of
KING GEORGE WITHDRAWS
INVITATION TO MOROCCC
Special F.nvoy to Coronation Will Not
Be Received Deeanae of Tort are
of Women at Fes.
LONDON. Juns 1 The British govern
ment's Invitation to Morocco to send a
special ambassador to ths coronation of
King Georga has been withdrawn and the
foreign office ' has notified El Mokrl. who
had been dealgnated to represent Sultan
Mulal Hafld, that hs will not be received.
This action on ths part of the British
government was brought about by the
ciuelty with- which the sultan's troops
treated women and children during the
recent raid from Fes.
The soldiers captured many women and
girls In ths neighboring villages and sold
tbsm on the streets of Fes.
in Standard Oil
Supreme Court Directs Lower Tri
bunal to Execute Decree as Mod
, ified by Recent Decision.
WASHINGTON. June- 3.-Flnal action by
the supreme court In the Standard Oil case
was taken today when the mandate to the
United States circuit court for the eastern
district of Missouri to put the decree of
dissolution Into effect was Issued.
The mandate was a formal document,
following strictly the form used In
practically all cases decided by the court.
It contained a copy of the decree of the
lower court, a reference to the appeal and
the hearing In the supreme court.
"On consideration whereof," continued
the mandate, "it is now adjudged and de
creed by this court that the decree of
the said circuit court In this cause be
modified as Indicated In the opinion of
this court and, as so modified, be and the
same is hereby affirmed, the said circuit
court to retain Jurisdiction to the extent
necessary to compel compliance in every
respect with its decree."
Shoots Wife and
Louis Long; of Oakland, Cal., and Mrs.
Riley of Portland, Ore., Shot by
Mr. Riley After Auto Chase. .
i BEND, Ore., June S.-Louls long of Oak
land, Cal.; a prise fighter was shot and
killed and Mrs. Riley of Portland, Ore.,
was dangerously wounded by tbe woman's
husband early today while endeavoring to
escape from their pursuer In an automobile.
Riley followed in another car and when
Long's machine broke down, . first killed
Long, then shot down ths woman. Riley
Long has been In the central Oregon re
gion for some time, taking on fighters In
various towns. Hs was In Portland a few
months ago, and It la thought tbe Riley
woman followed him.
Riley's chase of the Long car was sup
posed by spectators to be a race, and they
cheered the Irate husband as he slowly
gained on the first machine. On-lookers
declare that Long clinched with his antag
onist, and then Riley reached around and
shot the prise fighter In the back.
is'Burned at Buffalo
Finest Passenger Boat on Great Lakes
Damaged to Extent of Six Hun
dred Thousand Dollars.
BUFFALO. N. T.. June 1 The mammoth
lake passenger steamer Northwest, owned
by the Northern Steamship line, was dam
aged to the extent of nearly 1800,000 by
fire early today. Nothing but ths hull re
mains. Its sister ship, Northland, was
badly scorched. No one was injured.
Both steamers were at their dock In this
city being overhauled for the season, open
ing June IL
The firs was caused by an explosion of
oil. Four watchmen narrowly escaped se
rious Injury and were able to get ashore
and turn in an alarm. When the fire tugs
arrived ths Northwest was a mass of
flames, and It was with difficulty that the
Northland was towed out of danger.
It is stated that the Northwest, which
plied between this city and Duluth, prob
ably will be rebuilt. The steamer was
valued at nearly 11,000,000 and was one of
the finest afloat on fresh water.
Meat Packers Again
Cite New Decisions
Additional Arguments Filed by Chi
cago Men Against Validity of
CHICAGO, June 3.-J. Ogden Armour
and other meat packers charged with con
spiracy In restraint of trade, filed today
In the United States district court here
written arguments citing the recent oil and
tobacco decisions as ground for a rehear
ing nn a motion to quash the Indictments
In the meat cases. According to the briefs
the new construction which the federal
supreme court has given to the Sherman
anti-trust law !avkes that statute too In
definite for enforcement in a oiim'nal
prosecution and, even If the contrary were
rue, the Indictments against the meat
lackers are wholly Insufficient
OPERATION ON KAISER'S SON
Prlaca Joannas, Who Had Kneecap
'Twisted la Sham Battle, la In
't Serlaas Condition.
BERLIN, June a-Prlnce Joahum, ths
youngest, son of Emperor William, whoss
knes was badly injured ' during a sham
battle sxcfclses of ths Second Guard brig
ade May 3. was operated on today to let
out the blood from under the knee cap.
The pr1nc4 has spent almost sleepless
lights as tl? result of pain since the ac
cident occurred and his strength is being
TEE VbCAlfT CHAIR
BRYAN RETURNS TO LINCOLN
Nebraskan Reiterates His Criticism
of New Wool Schedules.
GOOD AS FAR AS IT GOES
days Raw Wool Should Go on Free
List nnd Dnty on Woolen Goods
Made Lower Slight
Praise for Wilson.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
LINCOLN. Neb.. June 3. (Special Tele
gram.) Pack home after an extended trip
through eastern and north central states,
W. J. Bryan thla morning reiterated state
ments which he has previously made re
garding the action of house democrats on
the woolen tariff, but went no further.'
Mr. Bryan declined to discuss yesterday's
statement by Congressman Norrls, alleging i
czarlsm In the conduct of the house by the
democratic leaders, and treated similarly
a question concerning the statement of
President Oary of the Steel trust as to the
necessity for government regulation of
prices In that Industry. In both cases, he
begged to be excused on the ground that I
he had not had time to read the press dls- j
patches carefully, nor to give the matter !
due consideration. I
Mr. Bryan arrived In IJncoln at 1:30
a. m. this morning, coming from Minne
apolis. He spent the morning in meeting
relatives and friends who are coming to
Lincoln for Miss Grace Bryan's wedding.
Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Bryan, Jr., arrived
early this morning and Miss Tyler, daugh
ter , of ex-Governor Tyler of Virginia,
came In on a morning train. It was while
waiting for the latter, In company with
Mrs., Bryan and Miss Grace Bryan, that
Mr. Bryan discussed the woolen tariff. .
Good ns Far as It Goes.
"I think, that I; hare, said about enough
on that matter,' aald .Mr., Bryan. t has
been a topic of conversation almost every
where I have, been., However,1 I will say
this much, the bill Is better than any
republican bill we have ever had. The only
objection that I have to it Is that It doss
not go far enough. I believe It would have
been better If they had put wool on the
free schedule and made a greater reduc
tion in the rates on woolen goods than
they did. A democrat can Criticise it for
not going far enough, while rejoicing that
It went as far as It did. A republican, If
he adopts the view of a majority of his
party, will condemn It because It went as
far as It did."
When It was suggested that this state
ment left the bll somewhat between the
"devil and the deep blue sea," Mr. Bryan
disclaimed any such Intention.
"Not at all," he said. "We can all be glad
for what the bill gives us, even though we
would rather that It had gone further."
Slla-ht Praise for Wilson.
Mr. Bryan remarked that everywhere
that he had been the democrats were op
timistic as to the 1912 possibilities. He
made hia usual refusal, however, to men
tion personalities la the presidential nom
ination race, shying any mention of his
personal view of Wood row Wilson. He
said that Governor Wilson apparently
made a good Impression at Minneapolis,
where he spoke shortly before Mr. Bryan's
visit. There was nothing In Mr. Bryan's
tone, however, to indicate that he did not
think that any other democrat might Have
made an equally good Impression.
When Mr. Bryan refused to comment on
Congressman Norrls charge that the hoftse
democrats were using autocratic methods
to control legislation, hs also declined to
state his own general view of the matter.
He aald that he was not prepared to say
anything whatever on the subject.
Mr. Bryan Is to remain In Lincoln until
after the Bryan-Hargreaves wedding next
COTTON BROKERS LOSE SUIT
Bankers Do' Not Guarantee) Genuine,
aess of Bills of Lading; Attached
NEW TORK, June a The cotton brokers
have lost their test suit to make the batiks
pay losses the cotton firms suffered
through spurious bills of lading issued by
Knight, Tancey 6 Co.. the bankrupt south
ern cotton brokers. The appellate division
here unanimously affirmed a supreme court
decision setting aside a verdict f. r 09,lo
In favor of the Cotton exchange firm of
Springs & Co. against the Hanover Na
tional bank and ordering a new trial.
Ths court holds that banks discounting
drafts or presenting them for payment do
not "guarantee the genuineness of bills of
lading attached to them as collateral se
curity. EIGHT OIL TANKS DESTROYED
Thirty Thousand Barrels af Kerosene
are Burned Near Mew
TfEW ORLEANS. June i-Eight oil
tanks of ths Indian Refining company,
reveral miles below this city on the Missis
sippi river, containing 30,000 barrels of
gasollns and 3,000 barrels of kerosene, val
ued at 3260,000. were destroyed by firs last
night and . thla morning. Ths fire was
cauaed by lightning. At S o'clock ths fire
was still burning, but wss under control.
Rare for Top of Andes.
NEW YORK, June 3.-A race for the top
of Mount Coropuna. one of the highest
peaks of the Peruvian Andes, began today
when Mlfs Mlnnis 8. Peck sailed for Colon
To weeks later Prof. Bingham of Yale
will atart for the tame goal. Both will be
accompanied by a corps of experienced
mountain climbers. Coropuna Is a vol
cano animated to be about 30,000 feet high.
Ohona What Una Been Accomplished
by Redaction of Duties In Trading
with Cnlin, Trade llavlna
CHICAGO, June 3. This was "Canadian
Reciprocity day" In Chicago, a program
under the auspices of the Western Econ
omic society, cNtendlng the discussion of
the subject tliroush the whole day, con
cluding tonight with what was one of ths
most important sreerhea during his term of
o'flce by Tree dent Taft.
Prof. H. r. Willis of Georsc Washington
university opened the day with a tolk on
"Conadlnn Reciprocity and Commerce,"
and amone; the succeeding speakers wets
Prof. n. V. Roblnnon of the University of
Minnesota and Shallrr Matthews, president
of the society, who read a statement pre
pared by ex-Governor Hoard of Wt'Konsin.
Taft Addresses Conference
President Taft addresed the conference
"The Canadian reciprocity agreement,
providing for free trade in agricultural
products of the two countries, and for ft
corresponding reduction of duty on all ths
secondary food products, and for a con
siderable reduction In a number of manu
factured goods, passed the house of repre
sentatives In April last, was referred bjr
the senate to Its committee on finance and
there has been undjy consideration by the
committee for a number of weeks. .Vlt
nevses in favor and against the pasxage of
the bill embodying the agreement have
been heard at considerable length, and ws
now hope that the bill will be brought be
fore the senate, possibly without recom
mendation, some time during the coming
"The agreement had been suggested In
the necenary conference held with the rep
resentatives of Canada over the question of
the application of the maximum and mini
mum ciausea of the Payne tariff bill to
Canadian Importations Into this country;
and In the course of the adjustment of that
question. In which, by reason of certain
Canadian concessions on exports of the
t'nlted States into Canada, we were able
to apply the minimum tariff to Canadian
Imports, it seemed mutually profitable to
extend the consideration of the tariffs of
the two. countries, already begun, to the
point of a complete reciprocity agreement.
' "The . cordial approval throughout the
country which the proposed agreement re
ceived when It was sent to the senate sur
prised even those who wsre responsible for
Its making, and I am confident that fur
ther consideration of the treaty since Its
submission to congress in January last
has only confirmed the popular judgment
in favor of Its adoption into law.
If the Mil Passes.
'Ths question naturally arises why I
should come out from Washington to Chi
cago to speak on an Issue like this when
the person to be reached are so much
nearer my usual place of residence. The
bill will pass, if it passes at all. because
of the force of public opinion In Its favor.
"The agreement has buen srltlclsed be
ctuse it was framed as a completed docu
ment by the State department, without
consultation with members of the house
or the senate, and we of the administration
have been subjected to many attacks on
these grounds. The subject matter of the
treaty, however, was of such a character
It covered so many different items that if
conferences had betn sought In respect to
those Items, the Individual objections by
senators and representatives would have
been so many that we would never have
reached any agreement at all.
"One of the great objections to the old
method of framing a tariff bill was that
in order to secure its passags every dis
trict had to be given something in the1 bill
In the way of protection, whether it needed
it or not, for the purpose of appeasing the
representative of that district and secur
ing his support. Hlnce the proposition has
been made and has received the general
approval, that the various schedules of the
ttrlff should be considered separately tnd
that the amount of protection to be fur
nished to a particular product should be
determined on its merits with reference to
the cost of its production at home and
"Now, ths Canadian reciprocity agree
ment in a little different way Involves la
Ita consideration the same principle. It
calls for approval of It as a unit, without
regard to the necessity for tariff revision,
if there be such necesalty, in respect to
other schedules of the tariff not affected
or touched by It.
As to Opposition.
"1 venture to take that theer is much
less real opposition to reciprocity than has
been reported in Washington for the pur
pose of Influencing votes In both houses.
I am very hopeful that the bill will pass
the senate, and when It does pass, and
has been agreed upon by the Canadian
parliament lis actual operation will be so
beneficial to both countries that the ar
guments against its apoilon will be for
gotten or will only be remembered as ex
aggerated Instances of pervolted imagina
tion. I say this because 1 have examined
Cans of FarrU's Syrup.
Boxes of O'Brien 'a Candy.
Quart Bricka of Dalzell's)
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