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VOL.)$LVINO. , 7?.,
OMAHA; SATURDAY MORNING, SEPTEMBER 9, 1916-
SINGLE "COPY TWQ CENTS.
TO HIS RECORD AS
Nominee Cites Editorial - in
Union Organ Declaring Hun
on; Side tt the Orgair-
kj HITS ADAMSON MEASURE
. Says Whole Country Aghast as
Abandonment oi rrerogative.,
, and Congressional Duty.
Lewkston, Mt., 'Se-rt."8. Charles
,E. Huglies, speaking heretoday, con'
inued -his attack on the administra
tion "in connection with the enact
ment' of i'the Adamson. law. 'Mr.
Hue'hes assorted that 'the "whole
. country stood aghast" at" "thttban.
. donment of; prerogative and congres
sional amy. .
"Now, if anyone rises in this-coun
trv to sav that I am not the friend of
labor," the nominee added, "he knows
hp is nnt telline the truth.
v Mr. Hughes', reviewing his record
in connection with labor legislation
. T... Vrt-L. roA
WUUC gUVCf IIUl l Vl AW.n, .,-..
an editorial 4rom the Legislative La
bor News of October, 1910, in which
it was said - he was the ."greatest
friend of labor laws that ever occu
nipH the covernor's -chair at Albany.'
"Thai Uncomplimentary, but it is
:T tre." . Mr. Huehe9 aid. "tt was
' written at a ime when I supposed
and they, supposed, that' I had lctt
forever the political field. . . -,
"What we need in this country is
fair-mindedness, when we have
grievance, tne mine to ao is iq ex-
mine the basis of fact, a There is not
a Question in mis country mat can
not be settled itLyou get at it in the
.real way. - -
"The bill to .which, I refer carried
on its face the declaration of its own
'defects. It proceeded to absolutely
. irap6se a wage scale and then to con
sider to find- out whether if had any
V: "I want fair vacM. hut the nrinrl-
t? pie of tne American government un
derlie' every Contract, every oppor-
tnnitv nf lahnr Whv PiKrinc,
' men of this country can no more
take the chance of surrendering what
has been won in our long 'right, than
they cln surrender the opportunities
Of "their very existence. These things
are vitaHo labor and to every Amer
ican mzcn.. ' v . - ..
Gardner Wants 'V
( Alleged . Pro-German
Washington, -Sept. 8. Ju9t before.
Congress adjourned Representative
Gardner of Massachusetts introduced
resolution, which, he announced,
would pass at 'the winter session, foV
investigation of organization? which,
it is alleged, under foreign influence
have attempted to affect elections of
erlcan commerie and protective com
mittee among those he vanted inves
. tigated to disclose the source of their
financial support and to- determine
whether they have violated' the" neu-
tralify of the United States or any of
the" corrupt practices acts in connec
tion with elections, -j .
'In a statement accompanying his
' resolutioi Mr. Gardper charged that
it was fommoflly understood hat
"one of they pro-German organiza-
. tions has a large fund in Massachu
setts which it intends to use ini four
congressional districts." ,
Must. Either Surrender V,
t ' ' Or Suffer Annihilation
London, Sept. 8. In explanation of
the capture of the Roumanian garri
son auTurtukai, a Sofia dispatch to
the Vjossische Zeitluig, received here
by way of Copenhagen, says that the1
Roumanians were prevented from, re
tiring across the Danube by the vio
lent artillery fire of the attacking;
Tories. It became a case of annlhilia
tion or surrender, and the garrison
surrendered, i . .
lTni Vbpka Cloudv.
Tmpraturefl mt Ovapbd Yesterday.
Hour. ' Der
i L m.?..:... 68
ft. m..." . 8
1 a. m ofl
8 a. m
I a. m
10 a. m 72
11 a. m 74
12 m 76
1 p. m. 77
-2 d. m 78
3 p. m 7
4 p. m.
6 d. m.
7 p. m
S p. m
Compttvratire Local Boord,
' 11. 1816. 191. 181S.4
ftivneert yeiiroay. , . , Bl 70 65 iSfi
Loweat yvatevday Q8 2 6T. 6
' Mean Umperuture,... 70 6ft . 74
t PreclplUUoo ,.t iOO .21 T ,08
Temperature and precipitation departures
from the nrthnal;
Normal temperature ... 6S
JCxcm for the day
ToUl excess alnoe March 1 jh
Normal precipitation .12 inch
Deficiency for the day.,., 12 inch -
Total rainfall since March 1. . . ,12. tti inchei
Defllcency since March 1..: 10.0H itichea
Deficiency lor cor. period, 1915. 42 inch
Deficiency for cor. period, K. 0 inches
Reports from SUtlons at ? P. M.
Station and But Temp.' Hlrh- Rain-
01 nuLnvr, 1 p. TO. est.
Cheyenne, pt. cloudy.. 78 t jj.
Davenport, clear........ 72 li
1 Denver, pt, cloudy.
i . .
o T -M
Dm Molnel, clear......
llodre City, clear. ....
Korth Platte, clear.,
Omaha, clear. . .
Pueblo, clear. . .
piacy. clear no , i
t Lake City, cloudy.. BO ' .6
i(a Fe, cloudy ..71 . 4
Bherldan. clear. w ... .. ?l
City, clear....... 74 . 78 , . .
Valentine, clear., ...... 83 86
X Jndlcatea trace of precipitation. '
.. yVEl&H, Meteorolodet.
Provisions of the Retaliatory'
' Measure Against Entente Allies
I . . ;
Washington, Sept. 8. Authority to
take drastic retaliatory steps against
interference with American, com
merce by belligerents in the
European war are contained in xthe
emergency revenue bill, a finally ap-,
proved. , (' '
"As finally agreed upohAhe first of
the retaliatory authorizations reads:
the retaliatory authorizations reads
Whenever any country, . depen
dency, or colony shall prohibit the
importation of any Sirticle the prod
uct of the soil or industry of the
United States and not injurious to
health or morals,, the president shall
have power 'to prohibit, during the
period that such-. prohibition is, in
force, the importation into the
United States of similar articles, or,
in case the United States does not
import similar articles from that
oountryr then4 othef 'articles, the
products of ' such country, ( de
pendency or colony. . ,
' "That whenever, during the exist-1
ence or a 'War in which the 'United
States is not engaged, the president
shall be satisfied that there is reason
able ground to believe that under the
laws, regulations -or practices of na
tions, the importation into their own
or any other country, dependency or
colony of any article the product of
the .soil or industry of the United
States, and not injurious to public
health or morals, is prevented or re
stricted, the- president is authorized
aijd empowered to prohibit or re.
sirici, auring tne penoa sacfl pro
hibition or restriction is in force, the
importation into the United States of
similar or other articles, products of
sucn country, dependency or colony
may teejuire; and jn such case he"president to deny American facilities
shall make proclamation, -stating Hhe
article or articles which are prehib-
i'K i1?."1. jmP!rtation intov theJ
AJnited State, and any person or per-
sons who shall import, or attempt or
conspire to jmport, or be concerned
SHARP FIGHT WEST;.
OF DVIHA RIVER
Russians . Succeed in Holding
Positions North of Dvinpk
' They Took Thursday. 7.
, . ' . ,(-
MANY RUSHES REPULSED
, Petrograd, Sept. 8. (Via Ldndon.)
Russian troops, which have crossed
the Dvina river north pf DvinsK, were
attacked repeatedly' by the Germans
yesterday, the war office announces,
butj succeeded ' in .boldipg the T:ap
tured positions. ; "
The statement says: ; . ; fi .
""After artillery preparation, ' the'
bermans developearepeated attacks
against our detachments which yes
terday occupied- enemy positions on
the-western bank of the Dvina, noith
of Dvinsk. .The German attacks were
repelled: ' v , ,
"After a fierce" action with artil
lery, mine throwers and bomb mor
tars,' the enemy attacked in the region
of Velitsk, in tHte, direction of Kovel,
but was reDelled.' '
, "In the region of the Gnita Lipa,
our offensive continues, ahe enemy
is making a stubborn resistance, bom
barding bur troops from positions on
the, right (west) bank of .the river, to
which he" retired urider our pressure.
"On the Caucasian front in the
Kighi-Ognoft sector, stubborn battles
Russian Biplane Captured. '
Berlin. Sept. 8. (Via SayvillO.
An official statement says that Rus
sian aeroplanes attacked with bombs
German positions in1- Courland, but
that the attack was without success.
German anti-aircraft guns forced one
hostiht biplane tq land and the' oc
cupants were made prisoner.
Omaha Man Skoots .
Himself With Gun;
He Takes from Cop
Chicago, Sept. 8. A man believe
by the police to be Arthur E, Hanson
of Omaha, Neb., snatched i revoler
from the pocket of a mounted police
man, at .Kandolpli ana DearDorn
streets, today and shot himself to
death. Hundreds of persons rushiirg
to work saw the tragedy. Letters
found in the man's clothing were ad;
dressed to Hanson. ' ' -
The suicide, the Dolice. believe, was
driyen to despondency (over failure
to find employmert. No money was
found in' his clothingr Postal cards
mailed from Denvtr and other west
cm tities from a woman, whosigned
herself "Charlott .." . we're ' found
among his effects. '
jyo Artnur c. j. nson. is, given in
the city direcorji and so far as. can
be learned he is npt known ip this
President Leaves ..
Washington, ; Sejjt. 8. President
Wilson left Washington at 1 o'clock
for a tay which may extend until
after election in Ndvember. He ex
pect! 4.O. arrive at Atlantic City at
5:45 o'clock this afternoon and to
night will speak before the National
Woman Suffrage, association. After
spending die night in Atlantic City
he will motor to t:c summer white
house, Shadow Lawn, 'at 1 Long
Branch, N. J., for an extended stay.
The oresident was busv un to the
time ot his departure with work in
cident to the adjournment of convj
gress. Atter - spending an idur at
the capitol signing bills he .returned
to .the White House and attached his
signature to many commissions and
executive oarers. , ,
in importing siuh article or articles
into the United States, contrary to
the prohibition in such proclanv vin
ha11 h ttahl tn ft fin nf .r -i
than $2,000. nor more th' -t ..o
br, to- impriserfment Pv e . ; -a
two years, or both. r, o,v s, .ition
of the court. Tl I
'change, modify' ' , r - newsuch
proclamations s a ..toCretian, anit
the senate i.
based on the ftime Var condition,
would give the president authority to
withhold clearance to vessels of
"Making or giving anjr undue or
unreasonable preference or advantage
in any respect whatsoever to any par
ticular person, company, firm or cor
poration, or any' particular descrip
tion of traffic in the "United States or
its possessions, or to any citizens of
the -United Mates residing in neutral
countries abroad, or in subjecting any
particular person, company, firm or
corporation orany particular descrip
tion ol traffic in the United States or
its possessions, or any citizens- ot tne
United States residing in neutral
countries abroad to any undue or un
reasonable prejudice, disadvantage,
injury or discriminatipn in regard to
accenting, receiving, transporting or
delivering, or, refusing to accept, re.
ceive, transport or deliver, any cargo,
freight or passengers, or in any other
J respect whatsoever, he is hereby au
-fthorteed and empowered to direct the,
detention ot sucn vessels By with
holding ..clearance or by formal' no
tice forbidding departure, and to re
voke, modify or renew any such di
It also would give authority to the
of commerce to citizens in the United
States xif an offendinv bellieerenHha-
tion, and would authorize him to Vlordcrs, he said, were adopted strictly!
the land and naval forces of the gov-Tm an pffnrt tn rnnirv tnnnar anS
erhment to enforce the retaliatory
I provisions. "
Women's Association is Choos
ing "Officers Just 'Like It
, - Would at Real Election.
FEW CHANGES PROBABLE
Atlantic City, N. J., Sept. 8. Dele
gates to the National American Suf
frage association in convention here,
who say they expect to be enfranch
ised beforei many years have passed,
are taking time by the forelock and
are learning; how to vote .In electing
their -national officers the delegates
are following much the same plan of
states. ' where . there are statewide'
primary laws. i .
, In carrying out the election the
'wbmen are using voting machines and
foe the lasjt'two days: delegates have
been practicing on the machines in
order to be able to vote without mak
ing a mistake. Mrs. Carrie Chapman
Gatt, national president of the or-
ganization, tried one in New York a
week ago and voted a full ticket in
seventeen seconds. ' r
With the exception of three i of
ficers who have announced they will
retire, all the present officers expect
to be re-elected. Sr far as can be
learned, MrsjXatt has no opposition
for president. It is said Mrs. Walter
McNab Miller of Columbus, Mo., will
be elected first vice president to suc
ceed Mrs. Frank M. K6essiis of
ittsburgh, Pa. v 1
The convention defeated by an
over whelming vote a -resolution that
the association in the present national
campaign support only those, candi
dates for national offices who pledge
their support to the passage of the
Susan B. Anthony amendment (or a
federal constitutional amendment. The
resolution was pffered by Mrs. -Raymond
Robins of Chicago and a' num
ber of other delegates- '
Man Who Kills Wife-
To Save Her Soul ,'
Admits Jealous Fit
Chicago, Sept. 8. Details of the
"spiritual" promptings which, caused
him fo slay his young wife to "save
her soul," are contained in a confes
sion said to have been obtained from
J. Maurice Pettit, formerXdar Rap
ids, la., bank cashier, Sn jail here to
day. The confession was made pub
lic, by the state's i attorney's office
'late last night.
In the confession Pettit is quoted
as saying that' when he was married
in the early part of the year he ex
pected to live - with his wife oif- a
"spiritual plane", bujt that-his Mother
in-law objected to that plaii.' Although
his) wife was a "pure woman," the con
fession, continued, he Jiad "attacks"
or jealous fits, in oqe of which -he
iut the throat of his wife , with a
razor, ahd left her lying dead while
he fled the house.
According to the confession, Pettit
sought to kill himself on the farm
near Detroit fher ,he was captured
and that he yet hoped to end his life
so he tjould join his bde "spiritually."
Gardner and Evans .
To Meet; in the Finals
Philadelphia,' Sept. ' 8. Robert A.
Gardner, the title holder, and Chick
Evans, ppen -Champion, will meet to
morrow In the final round for the
amateuii golf-championship of the
United States. Evans and Gardner.,
ootn ot wnom are inicagoans, earned
this right today by defeating respecT
tivelylesse Guilford, the Massachu
setts champion, and D. C Cockran
of Baltimore. -
'Gardner won by a, 5 and 4 score.
while Evans disposed of Cockran by
o up ana to go. v. ,
TO STAND FIRMLY
BY TRADE ORDER
British Mifaister of-Wir Trade
Declares His Country Will
Not Abandon Its Policy
AMERICAN LAW PUZZLING
Trade Rule Made.ays Lord1
s Robert OeoiL to Control
, I Tdilnage.
WILL NOT DISCUSS DETAILS
London, ,Sept. 8.-"It' is not likely
that Great Britain, will change its
blacjc list policy at the cequest of the
United States,"said Lord Robert Ce
city minister of war trade, in dis
cussing toda the possible effect of
recent AmeriJan retaliatory legisla
tion. To the Associated Press Lord
Robert stated, that' a reply to flie black
list protect made by the United-State
may be expected soon, r ,
Lord Robert, however, declined to
enter into the details of the contents
of ,the- reply, beyond the statement
that the principle embodied in British
legislation forbidding tra'ding with an
encmy,country is unlikely to bo" sur
rendered in any measure.
The minister of war trade professed
himself to be puzzled by the pro
vision in the' revenue bill, passed by
congress at Washington dealing with
the prohibition of imports, aAsuch
in an effort to conserve tonnage and
were applied accordingly.
Hanly Says Wilson
.And Hughes Evade
The, "Real" Issue
Aurora, 111,, Sept. 8.-"Botn presi
dent Wilson and Charles Hughes con
ceal their thoughts in evasion and are
content to tickle the ears of v their
hearers' with platitudes and harmless
generalities,' J. Frank Hanly, prohibi
tion candidate for president, declared
in the opening speech of His western
compaign tour here today.
Hanly particularly criticized both
Wilson and' Hughes for professing
great interest in the women and children-of
the nation and remaining si
tent on the "liquor, curse." i 1
The claim made by President Wil
son iir his acceptance' speech that the
democratic party had,, effected the
emancipation of the children of the
country bjf releasing them from hurt
ful tabor was denied by. Hanly.
"There can be po real emancipa
tion of the children, while thfr liauor
traffic holds the warrant of the na
tion fortheir spoilatiOn," Mr. Hanly
declared. u: . . v X
Ira Landrith, candidate for ' vice
president, predicted that at the end of
the campaign the prohibition party
would be, lifted . out of .the reajjn of
Thirteen addresses in Illinois1 and
.Iowa cities are on today's program.
Gunner's Mate Sues .
' Commander- f of .
Profits on Patent
San Franciscto, Cal Sept. 8. In a
suit on file here today Commander
M. St. Claire Ellis, stationed at the
Mare Island navy yard, ismade de
fendant to.charges brought by A- C.
Lentile o( Norfolk, V.. a former
gunner's mate, that he defrauded
Lentile out of a halt interest Irt a
patent on a self-registering target of
which the complainant claims to be
the inventor. . The target has been
adopted by the .United States gov
ernment 'and is being manufactured
in this1 city; i. . . ,.
Accprding to the complaint, Com
mander Ellis entered into ail agree
ment September 9, 1916, whereby El
lis was to obtain patents on the tar
get, place it on the .market and share,
profits with. Lentile. The, complaint
alleged that Bllis obtained the pat
ents, incorporated a company here,
sold stock to a number of navy offi
cers, has 'been disposing of targets
and has refused 'to give an 'account
A court 'order restrains Command
er Ellis from disposing of any of his
interest in the target.
Commander Ellis asserted7 today
there was nothing , in Lentile's
Several Killed by, ;
' Wreck in Michigan
Jackson, Mich. Sept. 8. Several
persons are reported killed antfrnany
injured in a head-on collision be
tween interurban cars oirithe Michi
gan United railway at Rives Juno
tion, ten miles north of this tity, late
this afternoon. ' Ambulances, physi
cian and traction officials left in n
special trttin for the -scene of, the
wreck, i 7 . '
ties, including car
nival and Nebraska
P o y'a 1 ' Coronation
Oct 7 ' Masked Court BalL
MONARCHS CONGRATULATE EACH OTHER King
George of England and King Albert of Belgium . were to
pleased with the successes of the allies, which they viewed
at first hand on a recent visit to the western battle front, that
they wertt able to amile as they congratuln(ctt each other. ,
KING Gl'ORGf, S KlNdj
Important Bulgarian City, on
Lower Danube River Taken,
Says Bucharest Dispatch. -
BATTLE , , NEAR ... BALTZIK
v Vienna ' (Via, ondotiJ.VSept"'
Austrian troops have beenvftmdTawn
from their positions west ' of Csik
Stereda. fifty miles north of Kron-
stade, before' Roumanian attacks, says
the official communication issued from
Austro-Hutigarian headquarters today.
Heavy, fighting continues .east , pt
Halicz, palicia, the statements adds.
London, Sept. 8. Rouqianian
troops have dccupled'Orsova, an im-
portant Hungarian, town on, me Dan
ube, according to a divtch to Hhe
Times from Bucharest t Ay. Orsova
is one of the principal ports on the
lower Danube and has considerable
The struggle is now under way
over the whole front in Dobrudja be
tween the Danube and the BlackSea.
Fighting is desperate near Baltjflc,
oh the Black Sea coast about ten
miles north of the Bulgarian frontier;
This information, the wireless 'dis
patch says,; was recciveu in norm
from Petrograd. ' '- "j "
- Bulgarian Official Report n
w London SerJt. 8. A Bulgarian
statement issued at. Sofia September
4 and received heretoday recounts
minor engagements in Macedonia
and the commencement of the Ger
man and Bulgarian ttftacks- against
the Rdumanian fortress, of Turtukai,
on the Darnbe, in whih battle the
Roumanians were driven vbehind the
forts, leaving tflO iinwounded men 'on
the field. 'Of the ope'ratians on the
rest of the Dobrudja front the report,
says: , r '
"Our column operating in the di
rection of Siiistria defeated the en
emy north of the village of Chaskeny,
capturing eleven wagonsof ammuni
tion which the enemy had abandoned
after his- defeat - and retreat toward
Six Hundred , Roumanians Slain
"Our troop3 which on September 2
caotured Kurtbunar after six hours of
fighting yesterday (Sunday) defeated
tne. enemy, wno was iispcrscu inio
the plains. The Roumanians left on
the battlefield more than 600 bodies
land a great quantity of equipment
and arms. We took one statt otticet
and. nine other officers and 700 tin
wounded men prisoners , ,
"Our troops .advancing di Dobric
defeated the enemy and, threw nim
back toward the northeast.
"Our troops marching on Baltjik
(a Roumanian town on the Black
Sea twenty-five wiles north, of Var
na) occupied a village three miles
west of the town." vv;
The occupation of Orsova by the
Roumanians is conceded in the Bul
garian statement. , ,
Girl is Charged
With Murder of Boy
-. i . r '
Htintsville, Ark., Sept. 8. Naomi
Beach, 1-year-old daughter of a
farmer living near here, today was
indicted on a charge of first degree
murder. She ij sajj to, have admitted
that she shot- and killed Earl isco,
aged 20, son Of a neighbor, on June
11. They had been sweethearts, but
quarreled. The girl is reported to
have said that she killed the boy be
cause be cursed her when she sought
a reconciliation. ' ,
OMAHA GIRL BACK
FROM GERMAN SOIL
Mjss Lena Kruse Returns After
Three Years Spent in Ger
many and Tejls Conditions.
DENIES FOOD ' SHORTAGE
UVU ieni 'MnW'''Mr.
ttem sfteet, -a -cousin x-Pollcema
Joe Hell, has returned to Omaha after I
having been in Uerniany since the war
, ,. H . '; j ... I
began. She frertt tc Germany to' visit
h(r uncle, Henry' Kruse, retired
business man. She arrived atBremen
July' 13, 19M, three week . before
war. was declared. 'Her intention was'
to visit other European cities, but the
start' of 'hostilities "prevented this.
J Miss Kruse' uncle lives at-Coburg,
a town of 25,000 population in Saxe
Coburg. During her ttay ihe made
only short trips in the couihry and
did not lee much, of the condtions in
the lajge cities. After departing for
home, however, she spenj two Mays in
Berlin, where, as she expressed it,
"there are - more visible signs of
mourning and little left of former
nayetv. Virtually all of the war we
siw and felt at Coburg was the at
tention' to woundeo-in the five hospi
tals there," Miss1 Kruse said. . 'The
cast attended were yonly the conva
lescents, it being so far ftom the
theater of war that it was not practi
cable tp transport serious cases such
a distance. Itiften passed among the
wounded, for my uncle is in the Red
Cross work, and 1 never -saw such
indomitable-spirit as displayed by the
wounded, who wished only to get well
that they might return at once to the
firing line, : .: ., , , ; ',, v ;
',;, Sajri Germany's Prepared, y
"All Germany is-on its toe's, pre
pared and readv for' an v .eventuality.
There is food 'aplenty, but it is dealt
out sparingly, tor nobody knows how
long the war will last. Nowhere i
there famine or suffering for want of
food. - I did not find tf.in. the least
inconvenient to remain. ,, -
"Qur household might be taken' for
example. We were given cards per
mitting us to purchase only certain
amounts of food..- We were allowed
one and one-halfipounds of meat, four
pounds of potato bread, one-fourth
pound of . butter a week for each mem
ber vf the family and one and one
half pounds of sugar a month, with
a plenteous supply of vegetables and
fruits. 1 The working classes were al
lowed even more than this scale. ,
''Notwithstanding the embargo or
blockade enforced, by Great Britain,
Germany is doing quite well with its
own resources' and a. little help from
Switzerland, Denmark and Holland."
Leaving Germany Miss Kruse went
by rail to Berlin andWarnemuende
and thence by ferry to Denmark and
rail fos Copenhagen, where she, em
barked for home., She reached New
York last week. . ,
British Aeroplane ; ,
. Lost in Attack on
, London, Sept. 8.A British' aero'-plane-was
lost in a raid yesterday
over St. Denis, in Belgium, thirty
miles southeast of Brussels.
"Yesterday afternoon naval aero
planes attacked the enemy aerodrome
at St. Denis," Ays an official state
ment issued here, today. "A large
number of bombs were dropped with
f:ood effect; - One of Our 'machines
ailed tp return. - , - -
"During the same afternoon a na
val aeroplane successfully, attacked
and brought down- in flames a hostile
kite balloon near Ostend. The at
tack was carried out under anti-air
craft fire of the heaviest descriDtion.
Dut the pilot returned safely. . -
CONGRESS ENDS .
President Signs Revenue and
Widows' Pension jBills at '
Capital ; During, the
I Final Hours. T
APPROPRIATIONS ARE - BIO
Expenditure of Nearly Two Bil-
lion Dollars Authorized ;
.; During the' Year. x
CLARK MAKES ADDRESS'
' ' I '
..Washington, -Sept. 8-Congreas
adjourned sine die this morning at
10 chcIocU, concluding a session record-breaking
jn many respects, with
appropriations and authorizations for
the future running ' well toward
Congress at the session closed to
day appropriated exactly $1,626,4.19,
210 winch, with obligations and au-
thoriiations for the future' makes the
tdtal $1,858,384,485, "
These figures announced fn speech
es 1y Representatives Fitzgerald, New'
York, democrat, and Gillett, Massa
chussets, republican, were defended
by the former nd attacked by the
latter as half a billion dollars greater ,
than any session of a republican con- .
gress. '.-," i
; In a- statement Issued following the
adjournment of 'Congress, President-'
Wilson called attention to the "helpful
and humane legislation" passed and
declared tliat while he regretted ad
ditional legislation dealing with tne
recent dispute .between the railroads
and . then employes had not been
completed, he had every f eason to "be
lieve the. question would be taken up
immediately after congress reassem
blea. - - ,. .-. ..., i
Addresi by Speaker Clark :
: When the, house convened at 8:30
a. m. Speaker Clark, Democratic;
Leader Kitchin,' Republican .Leader
Mann and a 'small number of mem
bers on both sides were on the floor
to watch the wind-up. , ,
i Speaker Clark and Republican
Leader Mann exchanged the Usual
: Speaker Clark addressed the house
and referred to the session of con
gress as a long, tedious and laborious
session. ' .:
( "No session of congress In my recol
lection," he said- "stayed in session so ,
many days ' and , worked to many :
hours." . o .' , i- .-.y-t
,Lia i v nt
I am the anly maH," She speaker
who invariably takes up cudgels for t
congress ti is a strange preaicamenc
tkaf ur it in in thi Mimtra , NTar1ir
that we are jn in this country. Nearly
every man would like an office; many
run for office, few get office and
everybody abuses those who do get ,-. '
the office. I. think thaV the reason
that they hop On congress it tha it .
is impersonal and does not hurt any .
one's feelings in particular. Some day .
I am going to take a whole boar
to discuss the relations of the Amer-
icart congress to the American peo ' .
pie.", . s, .. r.
, Preildent SlgntRevenue BUL
Soon after the oresident reaches! .
4he capitoVthe revenue bill was ready -
lor-nis signature, , xne sedate adopted
the concurrent resolution for a 10
o'clock adjournment,' which already
had been passed in the hcTuse. ,
President Wilson signed the emerv , .
gency revenue bill at 9:25 o'cl-ick,
in the presence of fenator SlmAioia, 1
chairman of the finance tommittee,
and Aepresentative gainey of the.,
ways end means committee.
Jhe president held a reception in "
his ri.om as a line of senator ani
represeniatives passed through While
he tut at the table signing bills. To .
Senator Simmons the president ex
pressed gratification over the pas
sage of 'he revenue bill and iti many
kgiila'iv features. He said, how
ever, lhac he greatly regretted the
f illure of the Webb bill to provide'
t.ir, establishment of American col
lective selling agenriea in foreign '
countries. Senator Simmons also ex- ;
pressed his regret that the measure
had failed,' but said it wouliT be
pressed at the next -session.
, As the president was about to sign i
the. $20 - widows' pension biU, with .
Representative Ashbrdok of Ohio, its
spofispr,- by,' his side, Senator Smith
of Georgia .and Bryan of Florida,
who opposed it vigorously until the
last- minute, entered the president's '
room, and Mr. Ashbrook askei them
to witness the signature. ' The pres- , -'
ident smiled a, the two senators hur- '
rieU away. ' 1 ,' . . ,. , -
At 9:0, o'clock the senate appointed
Senators Kern and Smoot to notify
the president that congress was ready
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