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Looldaf Backward This Day in Omaha 4MMtnMlMtiiHtlm The Omaha Daily, Bee WEATKEB fQXXCAST. Generally Fair VOL-. XLI-NO. 22 OMAHA, "WEDNESDAY MORNING, MARCH 6, 1912-rWKTEEX PAGES. SINGLE COPY TWO . CENTS. COLONEL QUOTES MUNSEJLETTER former President makes Further Attempt to Show Out He b Jfot Bret kin j Promises. DID HOT CLOSE AID IOCS DOOR Serer Said" He wu Unwilling- to Accept HominttioB. MORE CHARGES MADE BT DLT.0H Boosevelt JUnager Says MoXialey is Rounding Up Otfioe Holders. CmCUlA SEHT TO POSTMASTERS v Head ef Taft Bare Cells Attention Fact that Reejueeta la Kate J ' are Clearly' Wltata th Law. The National Capital f Twesday, March S, IPl. JXEW YORK Merck l-T claw up conflicting swntensenta at la wrnet ha bad aid to ti past la near to ths preet dentlal nomlaaison Colonel Roosevelt to' day mad puhuo a letter which be wrote Hat January ta Frank A. Muster, the publisher. Coknl RooMvalt'a object in giving out taa communication, ka aald, waa to refute tha chare that ha was breaking a promise In agreeing to accept tha nomination If It wara offered ta bin. Ha caked particular attantloo t a pa eag la tha lMtar la- which. while Hat ing that ka would aot ha a candidal, h declared that h would not go on record H-M unwilling to accept he nomlna lion. .... ii i "Ta ivur man I talkad to." aald Colon! Itooaevelt. "I mad In ubstene tha aunt Btatasiaat. and I mada It la Ulsxally nun tired f tettara." . . Th portion of tha Munasy latter to whloh th colonel calM particular at tntloa follows: - 'What I have aald ta you -and an about ' Co aar to you I have, (or instance, aald aot cab ta ethar friend! who think I ought ta ba nominated, but ta friend (and ava fan) who think I ought not to b nominated, provided only I could tract their sincerity, tntelHgsnc and truthful, rase. For Instance, I hav aald tha aama thine ta Secretary Btlmeon. Secretary Meyer and Congressman Loiigworth, who ar upportrag Taft; to Mr. Plachot and Congressmen Lrnreot and Kent, who ara supporting La FolleUe. 1 have aald that to editor Ilk Mr. Nelson. Mr. Van Val. kanbunr and Mr. Wright: I practically aid that to th entire Aldln dub demo crate, republicans, every one. V Will Xat Tta Hand. "1 am not and ahall not be a candidate. ' t hall sot aeek tha nomination, nor would, t accept. U if It cam to m at th aacult el aa Intrigue. But I will not tl " my hand by a statement which would wiaka It difficult or-imposelbnj for nw to , seat th publlo by undertaking a greet taik if th people a - wbol seemed tietfnittly to cool to th ooneluaton that 1 ought to d that task, la other word, a far a In ma II, t am sndeevorlng to look at thl matter purely from th standpoint of th publla Interest, of th InUreat of lh people aa a whole, and aot In tha leaat from my own stana- point. "If I suould coneuit only my own pleee lit and Intcreata I ahould moat emphati cally and Immediately announc that T would under no clrcumataaee run. 1 fear had all th honor that any man can hav from holding th office of president. From every parsonal standpoint there I gtothiag for m ta train either In running for th office or In holding tha office one mora, and there I vary; much to foe." When Colonel Rooaevelt reached hi editorial otrloe from Oyster Bay this horntnJ h feared a number of politicians waiting to sea him. John T. Murphy of Philadelphia brought him tha must re ports from Pennsylvania; WUsarn Allen White, h Kansas adltor: R, J. Wynne, who was assistant postmaster general In tha Roosevelt administration, and Eton Iloker. treasurer of the Roosevelt New Tork City -committee, also 'talked with to1, r. WA8HINOTON, Marcli S.-Tha Ka lonal Rooasvelt headquarter today gave at a statement which said: 'Farther vldene of th manner la (Continued on Fourth Page.) The Weather For Nebraska Unsettled weather and probably snow flurries; warmer. J For lowa-Oeoerally fair; not much Chance a temperature. Ur- n a. m d JSi'fi da. nu.. I C CteW 2 m V- aj 1 t a. m. ........... I -TSi 2 m .. U l fjf E a. m. ........... 14 C lM m 11 a. as............ It mjfj Jj, -B m- Sffi" l J I 1 p. m HfJT S! la. m............ U C awN 4 p. rm. ........... ?i VTri D P- m H JFM P- m S - -CJ y-f. 7 p. m. ........... 8 I a- m 17 Tie Scute. " - Slot at noon. After routine bwtneas took up British and French arbitration treaties for final action before adjournment of th "learis iatlve day." which may continue over several 'calendar dava." Senator Polndeiter nnsuccessfully sousht consideration of his wrence strike inveeiisatloa resolution. 8te) tariff revtsion Mil hearing re turn by finance committee with clock and electric machinery manufacturer protesting against reductions. - The House. v Met st noon. Mrs. Taft attended lawraoc trik hearing and listened to tale of cruelty told to rules committee. . - - Former Indian Commissioner Lasph' methods wer considered at Whit fcarth allotment Inveitlgailnn mumed today. Wsys and means commute favorably reported sugar tariff revision bill. Rxclse bill providing Income tax will b reported later. Considered agricultural appropriation Mil. l;'nanlmoualv oassed resolution for In vestigation of alleged shipping trust by Merchant Marine committee. Representative Hulier urrert Be fore -territorle committee that govern ment build and operate railroads through out southwest Alaska and sngags la coal business. Capital of Chinese Eepublic Will Be Moved to Peking KAKKINO, China. Starch S--ln an ef fort t rastor order and Inaugurate a stable government aa soon as possible, h hi understood that Dr. Sun Yat Sen and bis servicers hav decided to go to Peking sad make that city, for the present at leaat, th capital of tha new republic Tbla step is regarded as advtsabl on ac count af the mutinous spirit evidenced by tha troop in th vicinity of Peking and the general unrest there. -. The plank which ar new being pre pared, provide for the early removal of tha entire official machinery ef th "re public Dr. Sua Tat San, lb acting presi dent, and U Yuan Hens, th vie presi dent, wUl be accompanied by all the members of the cabinet and by the as sembly. The officials will be guarded by MM Tekeraa troops and picked body guards of ninety men. It Is believed here athat the removal of the seat of government to Peking will of itself restore order there. Th formal stabltihmrnl of th government and th Inauguration of Tuan Khai Kal aa preal dent will be undertaken immediately. Or. Sua Tat Sen la confident that affair la Nanking will remain peaceful In th meantime. Official announcement of th removal to Peking probably will be withheld until after tha return here of the four southern delegate who hav been In consultation with Tuan.- It la understood that Tush I In favor ef th stove. ' WEI-HA1-WEI, China, March k-It Is estimated thad MM -bI wr killed In tha course bf the-rarest (letttlng. be tween- the eutlde-tke atritlsb cone seel oss here. Th republican troops are bow la templet control of Uik situation. PEKINd. March l-A letter from 4 mtsslonsry at Hwang-Helen near Chl-Fa, received her today state that th Im perial troops put out th eves of forty Christian convert and than beheaded them, saying they were naturally rebels Head still hang warnlngly on tripods here and there In th streets of Peking, although some of lh bodies have been removed and buried. The farmer ar not bringing In much produce and prices re rising. , , . Bom of th officer ar haranguing and endeavoring to pacify the soldiers. but It Is reported that many of the offi cers were among the looter. II am for Mr. Taft bataus I believe IHWmTleang-allirnwr vTna1 t a WaBT Franklin Tells Grand Jury Cash Paid Bain ' Came from Darrow LOS ANGELES, Cel., Msrcll k-t'iai- ence B. I "arrow, indicted on a charge of Jury bribing, -baa in hla possession today copy of th testimony given against him in ' the grand Jury chamber by Bert H. Franklin, tha former McNamara detective, who recently waa fined R000, after pleading guilty to a charge of hav ing attempted to Influence Robert F. Bain, the erst laror sworn In the trial of James B. McNamara. - The copy of Franklin's testimony was given to Earl Rogers, chief counsel for Darrow, by W. Joseph Ford, assistant dis trict attorney, who declared that the for mer detective's evidence at the presence of the grand jurors consisted praaMcally ef only one question and Its answer. "Was the money you paid to Robert F. Bain furnished you by Clarence 8. Dar row r was tha question asked. "Tea." waa Franklin's answer. Tha additional testimony was furnished the defease In accordance with the prose cution's offer to torn ever all the evi dence In its possession. Ceataamtlv cecal wu. mi. iyi m. 4ighest yasterday ...... 34 e Jj X xnreat yesterday ... 4 S 34 at iteaa temperature 14 48 M 44 Demands of Hard Coal . Miners are Rejected NEW TORK. March a-Anthrsdts coal operators, m session here this afternoon. decided to reject th demand ef the min ers for an' Increased pay. A committee of 'operators wss appointed to notify union officials of the result. - CHiCAOO, March .-Representative of T .4 1ft 1Tt iliM lili Innni jnel niwialnrs saenrlellnna nitron, the wrmaT - !' Pennsylvania.- Ohio. Indiana Normal temperature....... and IHInota, met today with officlale of Ztefldency for the day Mi the United Mine Workers of North VSLSSS.XS'.1. "iiYAmmt sod It . doled that another Deficiency for the day M Inch meeting ahould be held In Cleveland, Marcn vms tn coai auoing atuauon would be dlscnsedi Harry N. Taylor of Minota. ene ef the operator reprasentaUve declared the .04 inch M lack Total rainfall since March 1.... .k Inch FJxeeas since March 1 .Winch Deficiency for eor. period, Oil.. .It Inch Deficiency for oor. period, 191.. J lach Jtegstts tieas Statieaa at f P. M. Station and State Temp. High- Raln- ef Weather. Cheyenne, cloudy 42 . e (aveaport. clear is 24 Denver, clear 3 S Ies Moines, clear ........ It 22 Dodge City, pt, cloudy... . 2 . 24 Lander, clear 29 . ortn Platte, pt. doody.. If c Omaha, clear st : Pueblo, clear 22 34 Rapid City, cloudy 22 24 Hait Lake City, at. cloudy 5 u Bante Fa, pt. cloudy S . a Hheridsa. pt- cloudy ...... 14 It 8kux City. pt. doody. . M 24 Yaiaatia, pt. doudy.... U all. : .1 crease In wagea. ile said unless this de mand was modified ditagreenient would . reeult- o 1 Although tbe aanniaint la to affect Si rectly only the atmer in western Pennsyl 'otjvaala, Ohio, Illtnet and Indiana, It la T jused aa the baala for agreements In Ok la-' J noma, Arkansas. Kansas. Mlsaoorl. Mlchl-" . gan. West Vh-glnls, Kentucky and Iowa. -n John P. White, president of tha United -Ratine Workers, waa one of those who M : represented the mlniirs today. STIMSON HOLDS. JAFT FILLS NEED Secretary of War Declare for Se . Bominttioi of Fretident in Chicago Speech. KOOSEVEITS SIBCEKE FEUND Entered Cabinet with Undentand inf Would Be Politically Free. BIG KAI FOB REAL PROGRESS Doet ConttmctiTe Work Without " Seeking Fenonal Glory, TEBJt SEZS BIG AOUEvTMEKTS efnaea ta Saaeprlae to Reeall Jadge and Aerta Thaw Who , Brian- Oat Raeeevelt Hin der Real Advaae. j POIT M ADR aTlMSO. Secretary of War Stlmsou In n noundng hi decision ss between Tsft snd Roosevelt, said: 1 am for the renomlnstlon 'of I'resldent Taft. "I am now and atwiya have been a progreiwlve. -v "llr. Tsft has fsithfully carried . out the progressive fslth. I entered public Ufe under' the inspiration of Theodore Roosevelt. I am a firm believer In his great national policies, ' "1 now remain his sincere friend. "But I believe those who sr forcing him, against his original Intention, Into the arena against Mr. Taft. are Jeopardising Instead of helping real progress. Mr. Tsft nas faithfully carried " out hla pledges of four year ago. Mr. Tsft haa been most fslssly vtlllfled and abused. The recall of Judge would bring the court down' Into the , ' welter of poUtice." CHICAOO, March S.-Henry I Stlmaon of New Tork. secretary of war. and the Rooasvelt candidate for governor of New Tork in Ml, tonight declared himself far President Tsft, and said that wbhe h remained the sincere friend of Mr. Hoose velt, h could not support him for th prsaidentlsl nomination. . Mr. Btimson entered President Tsft'l cabinet last year, after consultation with Mr. Rooaevelt, and with the distinct understanding lth the president that he would be bound In no way to take part In th political activities of th adminis tration. In a speech before the Tsft club of Illinois tonight, ha declared hi belief that President Tsft' administration, re prssentsd the highest eiprosslon-of pro gresslvs republican policy. .' "I am her tonight to speak for the iwnoanl nation of President Taft," said Mr. Stimson. "I am now and always hav keen a progressive . i si lied wu IW faith f lh wnbtlln psfTyi that hit administration stand for orderly. permanent progress In vm national gov einment; and that to refute him th nomination on 'ths assertions that have been made sgalnst him, would be a blow to that progress and Would put a premium upon hasty and unfounded criticism. "I entered Into publlo life under th In spiration of Theodore Roosevelt. I ara a firm believer In the great national policies for which he he fought; and I now remain his sincere friend. . But I believe that those who are forcing him. contrary to hit original Intention,' Into the arena against Mr.- Tsft, are Jeopardis ing Instead of helping the real cause of progress In th nation. Peraeaal lasw te Cafsrtaaate. , "The Introduction of uch a contest at till time, -dragging In, ss It necessary will, new and personal issues which are quite foreign to th great progressive Policies for which the republican party stands, cannot fall to weaken whichever candidate la eventually nominated In June. If, as a result, that candidate Is defeated In November, ths government may be thrown Into the Bands of a truly reactionary party for year to coma." Mr. Mtlmson said thst President Taft had devoted himself unceasingly to the carrying, out of constructive work along progressive lines. Th dnflnistratlen was oegun. ne aald. upon a plan that, had the thorough approval and deliberate endorsement of Mr. Rooaevelt and to that plan President Taft had adhered rigidly. "is It fair now te crl Urine him." asked Mr. Stlmaon, "because In faithfully carry Ing out this pledge of four years ago In performing this vitally useful thouab' in conspicuous work, ha hssnot dominated ine puouc attention with dramatic dis play r President Taft pledged himself, aald Mr. Stimsau, to a "proarasslva meat" of the work that President Rooee- ra noo inaugurated, and the Wu. Hon and perfection of the machinery by woeca ine moral standards set kv n, 1 dent Roosevelt may be maintained." Taffa Metbada I hdraaaatle. To -tbla work Mr. Taft baa dvii himself," said Mr. Srimson. "H. tha, deliberately renounced more strlklmr methods of reform, and est himself to th undraaiatle and Inconspicuous pub lic service which leave eat all tbourfct of a man' awn asrrandlsement. He ha repeatedly, for example, urged upon congress to place upon tha els. fled civil service virtually all ta 'the presidential office; a meamre which would at one blow strlk out most ef the enormous political power ef the piesl "Th results of this deliberate aelfa' a Onega! ion are shown n the great leg islative and constructive aecsmplish ments of his term. Mr. Taft's standards of admlnistraUon, Use those -nt u. Rooaevelt. have been constantly toward purity and elevation tn our public service and our public life.. , With greet patience, with unswervlnc courage, with absolute disinterestedness. tnese excitable times when men's minds are full of a readiness for critic ie Ji i WJfJ kfU V dim ' "I jtut can't make up my mind whether to p in for athletiot, dreu or equal right.') "From the Cleveland Plain Dealer. ' WILSON MEN JEAR HARMON Meeting at Lincoln Organising Field Agaimt OhioBtan. FEAB MACHT5E HAKES GAINS Mlks Hsrrisglea Declares Bryan la Only Maa Who Caa Keep Baltl mere Cewvealloa fress Cettlag lale Keaetleaariee' Heads, (From k Staff Correspondent.) LINCOLN, Neb., March S.-vXpeclel Telegram.! Ths Wood row Wilson demo crats, or rather about aevenly-flv of them, met In a hall In th Fraternity building today to organ! for the coming campaign. ... Ther did not nsmlnsle any ticket of delegates, national eomailt teamen or electors, but this matter wu left for a later date." It It planned to have, a anting of kl tbe prugreaslv democrat'. Rebels are Said to Be Ready to Advance Toward Mexico City EL PASO, March I A train with a larg number of Americans aboard left fvhlhuehua this morning, according to Mexican Central officials. They are due here tonight. The rebels are reported m peaceful possession of Chihuahua, making ready tor an sdvsnos en th City of Mexico. If reports brought Into this city ar correct hundreds of Americans and other residents In Mexico will flock here within the course of the week. They bsve placed tha mutt serious construction on Presi dent Tart's warning and are getting out of the country, which asems to them doomed to ansrChy. MEXICO 'CITY. March l-At In the last days of tha presidency of Porflrlo Dies, ths military school at Tlalpan, a suburb ths capital, la ta k atlled. upun th. Wilasn. CUrk ''ui-kalliUd.and taarth ;tr,u denu for servtoa at th Irosu it is ss. Wlact n tmrnas txtelpt tn Tisrmon tens, aw th afternoon of Mnrrh pre ceding the Bryan birthdsjbsnquet. and there pick out a ticket from thoee . lie have made filings for delegates. " Ail through ths meeting It was apparent It was the Intention to make It a f Is lit of the field sgalnst Harmon and tin tone of th speeches seemed to intimate the speaker feared the Harmon machine wee In such working order that ft waa likely to win out. and Wilson' men were further warned that the Harmon men ware flirting with the Clark men and might win them over to an alliance In stead ef combining with what the Wilson men seem are their natural allies. -Than appeared ta be little cnthuslssm. the only cheering being when M. F. Her rinwtoa said that W. J. Bryan was ths only force which could prevent the Balti more convention from railing uuo bands of th reactionaries. Judging from thobereennel of those at this meeting and the Harmon masting recently held at Fremont, the old guard of the party either keeping out or tn ngnv r . lined up with' Harmon. Among those present who hav in ine past bean prominent In party councils were J edge Dean of Broken Bow, Kd Brown of Lincoln. R. L. Metcalfe of Lincoln. M. F. Harrington of OJieiii,.r. a Garrett of Fremont and Edgar Howard of Columbus. ; J. w. Wood rough of Omaha waa mads temporary aad then permanent chairman of. th meeting and later elected prest dent of th Wilaon state lesgus. nit side ef the executive committee tu. .n tlre state organisation b) officered by the Omaha Wilson club, H. 8. Daniel, sec retary, and W. II. Green, treasurer. Dr. Mullln of Bloomtleld was temporary tec. rotary. It waa decided to have an exacutlv commute of on from each senetostal district, which was named In full except the on from th Fourth, Douglas county. which the chairman la to name later The committee 1 as follows: vies district. R. B. Ouerkenbush. Ne maha county;. Second. H. it. iianjs. rve- braska Cltv; Tnlro. in-. -' """ Wahoo: Fifth. F.. . Oerrett. Fremont; Sixth. Mark Murray, Pender; Heventn. . H Emly. Wiener; eigntn. m. siuinn, Bloomfleld: Ninth, J. F. Rice. Nellgh; Tenth, F. J. Hale. Norfolk; Eleventh, w. O Phillips, Columbus; Thirteenth F. W. Brown and L H. Hatfield Oncolo; -r-.irth n C Rooer. David City; Four teenth. K. O. Kretslnger. Beatrice: Flf- teentR. W. H. Rhodes, Hebron; eXiteenth. J. N. Bennett. Crete; neventeenin, r. a. Gilbert. York:' Etgnteemn, r. 1. vogi. St. Psul; Nineteenth. W. H. banning. Ilastlnss: Twentiein, w u. nisnr, veo loud: Tweniy-iirs. e. R. CooDer. Hoi drege: Twenti' -second. . J. Richmond. Mlnden: Twenty-third,' Rdss O. Moore. Broken Bow: Twenty-fourth. C. J. Coffee, Spencer: Twenty -fifth, Wllllsm Krelts. Lexington; Twenty-sixth. B. Hoefer. Mc- Cook: Twenty-eevenr. wiiuam saorraw. Scott's Blun; Tweniy-eianin, t. rver son. Rusmvtlle. ' In calling the roll for tbe executive committee tbe men present did not ap pear to be certain ef all the men named. nomination, thst of W. J. Furse jet Alms, had been ratified when some lent and a desire for experiment, be baa j" Uen,lon " lh t"ct w" union waa demanding a J per cent ta- i carried oa the burden ef ad ml lustration out m " to'ervlw for Cbamp Clark. VII I . . and haa carried It forward. It will be wnc"Itr c9mly oemocraie are to a Tslertia am nr .wn have a banquet tomorrow night at th nxtnded snd candid iudcmmt if n a net recosmlsa the sneHt as mi .. expreseea a aesire 10 gsin a place on difficulty ef that achievement now.' Certain reform methods of government advocated by many a. the proeresslvee. and tn part by a.r. Roosevelt, were se i verely crl netted by Mr. Btlmsoa. He de nounced the recall ef Judge as eesttned ta bring tn courts "down Into the wetter iCjntinued on Fourth Pegs.) Lineeth hotel and all the men who have expressed a desire to gain a th deraocratle.nat ticket have been In vited to be present sad make speeches. lajarwtl by Dyaasall Cap. G ICR MANIA, la., March S.-f'nerial Tele gram.! A dynemlteTap In the hands of the young son of Fred Welders exploded tearing off all the fingers of his right kaasj and tw of his left band today. . peeled that a hundred of them will bt given their commie ui on and tent north Immediately. ' General Paacual Oroaco I to be met with a ttuhborn resistance on hi march toward lh south. Heventy carloads of light and heavy artillery etsrted from hers for Torreon todsy. Gensral Blsnquet, with 1.000 seasoned men. Is due to arrive In th capital today on his way north. Hard Labor Added to Sentences of. ' Suffragettes LONDON, March l-Two of th ut trsgettes who took part In last night's window smashing campaign In Victoria street la the Sakslnlty of the House of Parliament were sentenced by the Bow street magistrate today, to two months' imprisonment with hard labor. The magistrate haa V cases sgalnst suffragettes still to deal with, eighty seven of them arising from ths serious riot of but Friday, when the accused caused damage of fB.tM and Ihe others in connection with last night's disturb ances. Alice Wright, described aa an American residing In Paris, waa sentenced todsy In the West London police court to two months' Imprisonment at hard labor on tbe charge of window smashing. - All ths other women who engaged In the raid yesterday in the West End of London received similar sentences. The addition of hard labor to the term of Imprisonment Is a departure on the part of ths magistrates and baa caused dismay among the women. Colorado Miners'. Strike is Settled DENVER, col.. March l -Ily sn agree ment entered Into todsy by officiate of district O. United Mine Workers of America, and officials of the American Fuel company, the strlks of the northern coal fields, which has existed for. naarty two years, virtually is settled, scr far aa lh eight mine of thla company ara con cerned, i Aa a result about IN men will return to work In Louisville and Lafayette to morrow and nearly 1.0W men will return te work In the northern field within fen days The' agreement wss lb result of "con cessions on both skies, in order te end the Industrial warfare which haa cost each side nearly toOOOOH store April 1. Bit. Under the terms of the agreement th men are giving an Increase ef t cents a to In wages on -th run of mine eoal and of t per cent on dsy- work. They ssked for sn Increase of tK per cent en all work. .t"',-.'. PEACE PACTSJSEET FAYOR Debate in Senate Indicates Treaties Will Be Ratified. , OPPONENTS AIM AT ONE CLAUSE Smith Raises aetlea Whether American Policy la Cabst Will he Threatened by Ike Proposed Aareemata, , WASHINGTON,' March t-Four hours' debet In the senate today tut mod ta In dicate thst th pending arbitration treaties with England and France proba bly would be ratified late tomorrow. The ratification will be th consummation of what many statesmen rlw a .the first great move toward universal peso.' The target tor tha opponent 1 of. 1'an treaties Is Ihe much discussed Clause V! of Article III. Com senators hold that thtg section deitgatet treaty maklag MW era st ibttenute to a Joint high oemmis- tan, . ArwuMsi etuis clause rantes tw-i running fire of amendments, ratification resolution and th real fight upon the trestle themselves. Senator Lodge said tonight he expected a vol tomorrow, and that while the vole on th committee amendment proposing to strlks out Cleus I from ths treaties probably would be rinse, he believed Ihst the treatled uu smened would be ratified with hla reso lution. 1 .Th speakers today ware Senator Brown or Nebraska and Senator William of UlsssMlppi. wbb favored th treaties, and Senator Ueybura ut Idaho, who opposed them. Senator Smith of Michigan, th colloquy with Senator' Hcvburn. asked whether ths so-called Piatt amendment, by which th United State undertakes a certain sovereignity over Cuba, might aH also become a subject of International In quiry If Article I were to be left la Ihe treaty at submitted. j "We have spent millions anil million of dollars." Senator Smith concluded, "that th Islaud might be tree, and hav ing enjoined upon them certain conditions for the maintenance of their tredom, wt hav elected to say thai It shall not be within the power of ti.al sovere n state to contract any -.ns ti.-. would Impair its soverel. " . thst question could not be inqiiinu ...o by a tribunal such st we seek to mipertmpoee upon ur by Article t, 1 do not know of a con troversy ihst a a be taken before that tribunal. We aie embarking upon a gen eral scheme which begins nowhere and enda nowhere, and If we pas thai 'treaty In the form In which It comes to us there Is not a fixator In this body who can tell what questions sr have resol red to arbitrate with (treat Britain and Franca." 'cCatsyqa th tmtxtax .xtxtmhesescce Senator William said ! boped to as an International court of .Arbitration to which all dispute among nation should 'he submitted.. He raid that none of ths pre rotative- fthe senate would be sur. rendered by referring dlsputea to the pro posed Joint high commission. , , Senators Bacon, Bhtvely and Smith of Georgia are expected to speak .tomorrow. Senator Brown, In his speech, ' said Senator Lodge'a recent statement that the shores of the Mediterranean 1 today would be peaceful had Turkey possessed a strong navy waa a reflection on thej Italian government "Did Ihe great navies of Japan or j Russia a few years ago," he asked, or: did lh smaller navy of cither invite, war?' AVe would have declared war withj Spam If Simla's navy had been the great-1 est la the world and as bad had no ships at alL The argument which would substl-1 ut dreadnaughta for ' an arbitration j court la not sound." . . . RELIEF GIEYN TO GBAINJEA1EBS Secretaries Kegel and Wilson Indi cate Orders u to Traniportation to Be Sntpended. ACTUAL ' DECSIOH NOT HADE Question Will Be Taken TJp at Once is Promise. DELEGATION VISITS PRESIDENT Taft Against Uiuieeessary Interfer ence with Industry. M'CAUIL ACTS AS SPOKESMAN Secretary ' sel XCx see sees Dwubt That rare Feed Art Waa la. leaded ta kpply t t. aral tela. WASHINGTON. March f.-feci-etams Natel and Wilson, twe member of the cabinet a ho ara charged with enforcement of th pur food law, today virtually ad vised repwaentstlves of Ilia Nations I Grain Dealer' association that the pure food enter relstlag t trans portal km of grain In It natural tut would b sus pended. Secretary N'sgel expressed doubt mat th pur food act waa Intended to apply to natural (Twin. Ne Immediate decision aas given, but Secretary Wilson told th grata men he would take the question up with hi associates Immedisiely. Grain raisers a wall ae merchant are Interested In th edecision. Order pro mulgated related te sulphuring of oats and another held that corn which had atoer than per ent of moisture eouid net be sold except for distilling. J. L. McCaull, president of the Minns spoil' Chamber of "Commerce, wad tpokeamaa for the grain dealer. Other In th delegation were A. Brands!. Louis, rllle Hoard of Trade; P. C. Wallbaum. president Illinois Farmers' Elevator ao soolatlasi; P. K. Goodrich, president na tional association; O. H. aibba, President Texas Oral Dealer' association, and John W. sadder. Baltimore Grain- ex change. . ' ' ' ' "" president Taft received the grain men al th Whit Hou and promised that se far tl ley m hi power their Industry would not be obstructed by any unneces sary Interference. SULPHURIZED OATS ORDER IS SUSPENDED CHICAGO. March S. All activate of the government relative to the enforce ment of Ihe recent rule of the Depart ment of Agriculture against the sale of sulphurised oata will be suspended until July 1, pending further investlgsUon. It wsa announced today by President Bunch of the Chicago Beard of Trade.- Mr. Buach received ths news from Washing ton. . Head Consul Talbot . Cites Woodmen Law-; of Insubordination (trwiM, . afafr Unrretoondent.l ... IJSCOLN. Nsfcw Mere Lr-tSpeelal Tsl,,. scnm.-Had Oonsu) Talbot af the Mod era WsJtamea f America haa taken eftl. del notice at th meeting called at Hast ings by Queen City camp of the order, t He hat seat a etroulsr to each camp Id th atat and also an to each member of Queen City camp, m which nets out what he roMldera to be Ihe Illegal etetua of the Hastings meeting and Ihe cente quences of It te members who encourage it or' partlcfpata- In the proceeding. In hi circular both to the order at - 1... and the one ts th Hastings camp member Mr. Talbot .call attention te the Cleus In th by-lwa or in oroer Which may subject a camp or a member to discipline which read; "For any aot of wllfull Insubordination or contempt ot .nv unartor authority In the octety.'" th penalty may be suspension of aamp. Mr. Talbot assert tnat snenosncw iivs iki. siins mav leeoardtso tha benefit certificate of every caatp pai tlclpatlng or of any Individual menioer taxing pv. 11- kM. met Ida new tales were legally adopted and that the action proposed at Hastings come unser in " subordination sod subject all la tha penalty'- ' NEW TRIAL DENIED IN T ' - KEATING DIVORCE CASE LOS "ASOKLES, - March- jLdwe Church of Fretn today denied a new trial' of the divorce action of - Heasl M. Keating' agstntt Edward Keating, too of , the Ute Andrew W- Keating', one. known as "th nttrat king, at Chi." When Judge Church granted Mrs. Keel. . mnA s& im alimony several month ago the defense moved for en- ether trial on lh ground mat . rt Church had Influenced th Judg on be half f Mrs. Keating. Sard Maw te IMvore. MOL'NT - PLEASANT. !- March I Benjamln Tount, ft years old and promi nent here, was today granted a divorce la the district court from his wife. Anna, aged fl, on the grounds ot cruel treat ment. ...... . TWO MINERS BURNED TO i .DEATH NEAR GALENA, ILL I GALENA. 111., March i -Peter Chris toff.' Toder Petroff and D. Georgeff. Bul garian miners, were burned to death to day a a the which destroyed a boarding bona at the Vinegar , Hill mine, near here today. Sixteen others escaped by Jumping from windows.. Sevsral wer slightly burned and others were bruised. HasslKoa la Willing,. CEDAR RAPIDS. Ia.. March l-John T. Hamilton, former member ot the Stat Board of Control. In an Interview given out today, aald he would accept Ihe democratic nomination for governor If tendered him. but that be would make fight for the honor. Satisfaction in using want ads ' comes through placing your message in the right medium. The Bee gets the results that bring satisfaction t in every way. If you have any thing to sell or if you wish to buy or rent any article or room or house, you get the best bargain the most satisfactory results through plac ing a small message in the classified columns of The Bee. .' 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