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THE MOHNING OREGONIAN, THDRHDAY, APRIL 24, 1902.
ORGANIZATION NOW PEBMANENT
Speeches Delivered by the Trro Sen
atorsA Forecast of the Plat
forra to Be "Adopted
INDIANAPOLIS. April 23. Much oratory
had" enthusiasm marked the opening of
the Republican state convention, in Tom
linson Hall, this afternoon.
Tho convention "was called to order
fibortly after 2 o'clock by State Chairman
J. P. Goodrich. The committee on per
manent organization recommended that
Senator Beverldge be made permanent
chairman, and It was ordered accordingly
by the convention. Senator Beverldge de
livered an eloquent address in which he
outlined the principles upon which the
Republicans of Indiana will enter upon
the coming campaign, and although the
committee on resolutions has not yet re
ported, it is understood that planks in
the platform will not vary widely from
the- general statements made by Senator
Beverldge thia afternoon. The Senator
declined to say that he was the mouth
piece of the Administration or President
Roosevelt, but would not deny that what
he had said had already been approved
at Washington. The Senator was enthu
siastically received when he appeared on
the platform, and when he commenced
the delivery of his address. There were
frequent outbursts of applause throughout
the delivery of the speech. During the
two hours, required for the speech not a
delegate left his seat.
There was a great outburst of cheers as
the speaker concluded, and then came loud
calls for "Fairbanks." Senator Beverldge
called for the senior Senator, and as Mr.
Fairbanks appeared on the platform, he
was greeted with loud and long-continued
Senator Fairbanks began his speech by
declaring that the Republican party had
been as conspicuous in its ability to rule
as the Democratic party had been in its
inability to govern the country. The
strongest orators In proclaiming the vir
tues of Republican rule, he said, were
speaking today upon the farms through
out the Republic, from the mines, the
factories, and from all the great avenues
of human endeavor. Then, after giving
figures showing the wonderful strides In
the Nation's foreign commerce, he said:
"In the National Administration we are
progressing successfully today under the
leadership of one who succeeded to the
Presidency under tragic circumstances, a
loyal Republican, a statesman of match
less ability Theodore Roosevelt. And our
slate administration Is so good and so suc
cessful as to challenge Democratic criti
cism. Our achievements, in commerce
havej never been so great as they are to
day. All activities of the American peo
ple in commerce, in the way of intelli
gence and philanthropy were never so
active as today. Great as has been our
commercial achievements; as much splen
v dor as we have earned and won In the
way of commerce, we have given to the
country, and that is why we will continue
ah uplifting force throughout the unnum
bered years before us."
Frederick Landls. of Wabash, brought
forth loud cheers by his assertion that he
believed "In the party of Mark Hanna,
who had never lost a fight, and never
would lose one." The outburst of applause
that met the name of Mr. Hanna was f ul!y
as generous as any that had been given
during the day.
The convention adjourned until 9 o'clock
"The platform, which will be submitted
to the committee on resolutions, whose
duties in relation to its formation will be
largely perfunctory, will favor a revision
of the tariff laws from time to time, as
business and a proper protection of labor
and capital demand it. Consolidations or
mergers of railroads that in any way tend
to lessen competition will be denounced,
and the policy of President Roosevelt In
dealing with them will be indorsed. The
platform will also indorse the records of
all the Indiana Representatives in Con
gress and of both Senators. The admin
istration of Governor Durbln will also be
indorsed. It has been decided that there
will be no allusion to the ship subsidy
bill, and the Chinese exclusion act will
also be Ignored, although he would be
pleased to have the convention Indorse tho
stand taken by him In Congress.
Senator Beverldge said this morning
that he had no candidate for any of the
positions to be filled, and was not trying
to force a candidate for any position upon
the convention. .
Xomlnnteil for Congress.
FREEPORT, 111., April 23. Hon. Robert
Hitt was renominated for Congress here
ENID, O. T., April 23. The Democratic
Congressional Convention today nominat
ed William C. Ross, of Oklahoma City, on
the S9th ballot.
HARRISBURG. Pa., April 23. The
Democratic state committee this after
noon decided to hold the state conven
tion for the nomination of candidates for
Governor, Lieutenant-Governor and Sec
retary of Internal Affairs at Erie, June
CUBAN BILL IN SENATE.
The House Measure Will Be entirely
WASHINGTON, April 23. There was'a
great deal of activity among the Repub
lican Senators today over the Cuban reci
procity bill. Senator Piatt, of Connecti
cut, chairman of the commitee on rela
tions with Cuba, to whom the bill was re
ferred, said tonight there would be no
early meeting of the committee, as time
was required to give the subject full at
tention. The present plan is to secure a
coalition to prevent a majority of the Re
publicans acting with the Democrats,
either in committee or in the Senate. The
first fight will be to prevent action on the
Teller resolution for an investigation of
Cuban sugar conditions, and a belief was
expressed tonight that this object would
be accomplished. Whether a Republican
majority can be held for the main propo
sition depends somewhat, it is said, on
the proposition itself, when formulated.
it developed during the day that the
House bill would have to "be entirely re
cast. Senator Spooner, who recently wTOte
a .report on the treaty-making power, de
clared that under the House bill nothing
could be done further than that to nego
tiate a treaty, which must be ratified by
a two-thirds vote of the Senate before it
became effective. The House bill, he says,
"authorizes" the President to enter Into
"negotiations" with the Cuban Government
The word "authorizes" could only mean
"requests," for the President always has
the power. Tho bill several times refers
io' "agreement," he says, which, in the
'nature of things, must be a treaty, as that
is the only method of procedure.
A suggested way to meet the cbndl
tion Is for the Senate to take the House
bill and strike out all after the enacting
clause and provide that when the Cuban
Government shall provide for the admis
sion of the products of the United States
to Cuba at a rate of 20 per cent below
that levied on goods from other countries,
then the President shall proclaim that
the products of Cuba shall be admitted
to the United States at a rate of 20 pert
cent less tnan levied in tne uingiey law
on the products of foreign countries. It
is upon this line that the Republican
leaders are now working, with the hope
that no amendments as to the differential
on refined sugar or for any other tariff
changes will be adopted.
IX GOVERNMENT NAVY-YARD t
One Xeir Battle-Ship or CraUor Must
Be Built There.
WASHINGTON, April 23. The House
committee on naval affairs today
amended the provision of the Naval ap
propriation bill so that one of the new
battle-ships or armored cruisers must
be built in Government navy-yards.
At the meeting yesterday a provision
was adopted giving the Secretary of the
Navy discretionary authority to build any
or all of the new ships In Government
yards. But the friends of the navy-yard
proposition were not satisfied with this,
maintaining that as the Navy Depart
ment officially Is opposed to building In
Government yards, the discretionary
authority would not be exercised. As
a result, the provision was amended to
day so that the Secretary's authority re
mains os to building all the ships in
Government yards, but the additional j
provision is made that one battle-shjp
or one armored cruiser shall be built In
such navy-yard as the Secretary may j
designate. An appropriation of Jlu.OuO
is made to fit up the yard for shipbuild
ing purposes, and arrangement Is made
for a test of the merits of Government
construction by keeping detailed accounts
of labor and material, leaves of, absence,
etc., so that the Items of cost may be
compared with those of construction in
The vote directing the building of the
ship In a Government yard was:
Ayes Bull, Tayler, Roberts (Mass.),
Meyer, Tate, Rlxey, Kltchln, Vandiver.
Nbes Foss, Dayton, Loundenslager,
Butler, Mudd, Cousins.
In other respects the naval bill was
left as agreed upon yesterday, with two
battle-ships, two armored cruisers and
two gunboats as the allowance of new
AFTER THE BEEF TRUST.
Resolution Introduced In the House
WASHINGTON, April 23.-Representa-tive
Richardson, of Tennessee, introduced
the following resolution:
"Whereas, There has been recently an
unusual Increase in the price of beef,
mutton, veal and pork, which Is abnormal
and due largely, if not altogether, to
trusts and other combinations, alleged to
be unlawful In their organization, there
fore, "Resolved, That the ways and means
committee be Instructed to investigate
the question of the recent increase in the
price of these articles and determine the
cause thereof, and. If practicable, offer
some legislation that will afford some
relief from the evil complained of."
Representative McDermott, of New
Jersey, today introduced a bill remov
ing the duty on all meats and poultry
Imported from foreign countries,
WASHINGTON, April 23. The Presi
dent today sent the following nominations
to the Senate:
Indian Inspector John E. Edwards,
Indian Agent S. G. Reynolds, Crow
Registers of Land Office Andrew M.
Swaney. Kallspell, Mont.; Samuel Gor
don. Miles City. Mont.
Receivers of Public Moneys John E.
Lewis, Kallspell, Mont; James M.
Rhoades, Miles City, Mont.
Army, Infantry Major, Captain P. M.
B, Travis. Eleventh Infantry; First Lieu
Nineteenth Infantry: Rufus E. !Logan,
tenants to be Captains George W. Helms,
Eleventh Infantry; Frank M. Savage,
Fourteenth Infantry; Thomas T. Trissell,
Substitutes for the Canteen.
WASHINGTON, April 23. The sub-committee
of the Senate committee on mili
tary affairs has agreed to recommend the
incorporation in the Army appropriation
bill of an amendment appropriating $100,
OW with which to supply Army posts with
libraries, schools, gymnasiums, etc., to
take the place of the Army canteen.
Senator Bailey Introduced an amendment
to the pending Army bill providing that
"no money appropriated by this act or by
the Army appropriation act for the pres
ent year shall be expended In defray
ing the expenses of any one in going to or
coming from attendance upon the corona
tion of any hereditary King, Prince, or
The Reciprocity Treaties.
WASHINGTON, April 23. The Senate
committee on 'foreign relations today
again failed to reach an agreement on
any of the reciprocity treaties now be
fore the committee. The committee de
cided that all treaties now pending
should be reported, either favorably or
adversely. The effect of this policy will
be to prevent any of the agreements be
ing tied up in committee and to give the
Senate a chance to hear all of them, even
though the committee may be opposed to
Encroachment on Alaskan Territory
WASHINGTON, April 23. President
Roosevelt today transmitted to the House
a reply to the inquiry as to reports that
British and Canadian officials were en
croaching on our territory on the Alaskan
border and were destroying landmarks. In
an lnclosure. Secretary Hay says:
"So far the Department of State has
not elicited a proof of the alleged trans
action, but it will be continued until the
truth of the matter is ascertained."
Liquor at Immigrant Stations.
WASHINGTON, April 23. There was a
hearing today before the Senate com
mittee on immigration on the Hansbrough
bill to prohibit the sale of intoxicating
liquors at immigrant stations and at old
soldiers' homes. At the close of the hear
ing members of the committee expressed
themselves as favorably inclined toward
No Conference on. Exclusion.
WASHINGTON, April 23. The conferees
on the Chinese exclusion bill did hot
meet today, as the Senate conferees have
not yet shown a willingness to yield to
the insistence of the House conferees for
an Indefinite extension of the period of
Widowi Pensions Increased.
WASHINGTON, April 23.-The House
committee on pension today reported
bills Increasing the pension of the widow
of General Lawton from 530 to $50 per
month, and of the widow of Rear-Admiral
Fyfe a like amount.
-Vetoes a Right of Way Bill.
WASHINGTON, April 23. The President
today sent to Congress a message vetoing
a bill granting the Central Arizona Rail
way Company right of way through the
San Francisco Mountain forest reserve.
Consolidation of Electric Companies.
BALTIMORE, April 23. A deal was
consummated here today whereby the
Merchants Trust Company, of New York,
becomes the owner of the leading elec
tric light, railway and power companies
of Richmond, Va., and a consolidation of
all the companies in that section will
follow as a result. About $20,003,000 is
Wind Storm In Iowa.
OTTTJMWA, la., April 23. A wind Storm
at Albla last night broke plate-glass fronts
and partially unroofed 10 business houses,
knocked down telephone wires and demol
ished fences and outbuildings.
To Cure a Cold In One Day
Take laxative Broroo Quinine Tablets. All
Crufffflsts refund the money 1C It tails to cure
S. W. Grove's signature la on each box. 25c
FUNSTON IS SQUELCHED
TALKATIVE GENERAL CALLED
DOWN BY THE PRESIDENT.
Forbidden to Discuss the Philippine
Question In rubllc, and Not Al-
lovred to Attend a Banquet.
WASHINGTON, April 23. By direction
of president Roosevelt, Acting Secretary
of War Sanger has addressed the follow
ing letter to General Frederick Funston:
"War Department, Washington, April 22.
Sir: I am directed by the President to j
instruct you that he wishes you to cease
further public discussion of the situa
tion In the Philippines, and also to express
his regret that you shou.d make a Sen
ator of the United States the subject of
discussion or criticism. Very respectfully.
"WILLIAM CAREY SANGER. '
"Acting Secretary of War."
At a banquet last Saturday night of the
Colorado Eons of vthe Revolution, General j
Funston Is reported to have said of Sena
"I have enly sympathy for the senior
THE ROpSEVELT GAG FOR LOQUACIOUS ARMY OFFICERS.
Senator from Massachusetts, who la suf
fering from an overheated, conscience."
Probably what caused the issue of this
Presidential letter was an application
from General Funston for leave of ab
senceUn order that he might attend tije
banquet m Boston given by the Middle
sex Club. It was understood he was to
deliver another address there, and as tho
President deprecates the discussion of
public matters In this manner by United
States officers, the letter was sent. The
request for a leave of absence was re
fused. A copy of Mr. Sanger's letter was for
warded to Senator Hoar.
Fnnston "Will Quit Talking
DENVER, April 23. To a representative
of the Associated Press, General Funston
said with reference to the statement from
Washington that the President had di
rected him (Funston) to cease further
discussion of public questions, that he
had not as yet received any such order
from Washington. Continuing the con
versation, the General said that in future
his public utterances would be free from
any reference to the Philippines, Intimat
ing that the published reports of his
speeches were as a rule full of misstate
ments and very badly garbled.
General Funston announced last Satur
day that he would not attend the Middle
sex Club banquet at Boston. He has ac
cepted an Invitation to attend a banquet
to be given in his honor in this city May
1 by the Colorado Volunteers Associa
tion. Later in the day. when shown a copy of
the order issued by Acting Secretary of
War Sanger by direction of the President,
General Funston said:
"I think It possibly refers to my re
marks on the Philippines at the banquet
of the Sons of the American Revolution
last Saturday night. I said nothing there
but what I had said before, and the man
ner in which I was introduced by General
Hale at the function naturally called for
remarks on the Philippines. .If my re
marks on that occasion are not satisfac
tory to my chief. I regret it.
"I am the last man to do anything
prejudicial to military discipline, but,
as I said at the abovo mentioned recep
tion when I talked on the Philippine ques
tion, I am liable to lose my temper. But
truth docs not always He at the bottom
of the well. Until I hear from President
Roosevelt. I have nothing to say pro or
TREATY "WITH COLOMBIA.
Guarantees United Stntes TUshts In
Pnrcbase of Panama Canal.
WASHINGTON, April 23. Secretary of
State Hay, for the United States, and
Minister Concha, for Colombia, today
signed a treaty providing for the- trans
fer to the United States of the rights
incident to the construction of the pro
numI Pflnnmn Canal. This treaty Is
similar to the protocol recently signed,
the terms of which have been published.
The following authorized statement
concerning the propositions of Colombia,
as they stand amended, was made pub
"The United States is granted exclu
sive right to construct, operate and
protect a canal, as well as all railroads,
telegraph and telephone lines and aux
iliary works within the zone. The zone
fs six miles wide and Includes the Islands
of Flamlnco, Naos and Perlco, In Panama
Bay. It Is to be under the Joint judicial
control of the United States and Col
ombia. "Colombia gives unqualified consent to
the sale and transfer of the Panama
Canal Company's rights to the United
States and exempts the latter country
from all taxes, etc She grants to the
United States a lease of the canal strip
in perpetuity. For convenience it is di
vided into periods of 100 years, renew
able at the option of the United States.
Colombia asks for a lump payment of
$7,000,000 after the exchange of ratifica
tions, to be considered as 'on account.'
For 14 years, Colombia waives all com
pensation for the canal rights. This
period will more than cover the time of
construction. At the end of the 14-year
period, the annual compensation which
the United States shall pay thereafter
shall be determined by a board of five
commissioners. Tho fact that Colombia
has assumed no compensation for the
first 14 years and the United States has
advanced $7,000,000 'on account,' will both
be taken Into consideration inr fixing the
annual rental thereafter."
Jfavnl Representation at Coronation.
WASHINGTON,' April 23. Captain
Charlfs E. Clark has declined the ap
pointment of special naval rcprcscnta-
tlve at the coronation of King Edward,
and the President has named Rear-Admiral
Watson for that mission.
The declination of Captain. Clark Js
viewed wjth general regret. However. It
is realized that the mission for which
Captain Clark Was slated involves per
sonal outlay for entertainment and ex
change of courtesies of a very formid
able charaqter and 'entirely beyond his
private mean. Admiral Watson suc
ceeded Admiral Dewey In command of
the naval forces in the Philippines, where
he was called upon to discharge import
Tvrenfyi-flrat fit Tort Harrison.
HELENA, April 23. Word has been
received at Fort Harrison that the post
here is to he made the regimental head
quarters of the Twenty-first Infantry,!
four companies of which will be stationed
at Helena crt the departure of two com.
panics of the Eighth Infantry for Alaska.
The regimental band will also be sta
Acting Postmaster at Oftden.
WASHINGTON April 23. The Post
ofilcc Department has approved the des
ignation of John L. Herrlck as acting
Postmaster of Ocden. Utah. In Dlace of
Chirks Melghan. whose accounts, ac- j
cording to an official dispatch to Chief
Inspector Cochran, are $2$00 short. Her
rletf waa selected by Mejghan's sureties,
who immediately took charge of the office
when hla shortage was discovered.
Xew Federal Oircwlt JnQgc
, WASHINGTON, April -23.-8ena.tor Piatt,
of Nw York, gaw the President today and
latter paid that Judge Alfred C. Coxe, of
the Northern District of New York, would
be nominated as Judge of the newly-
J created Federal Circuit Court. Judge'
coxe has presided in one of the District
Courts of New York tor about 20 years.
The President has not yet decldtd upon,
a successor to Judge Coxe.
Appointed te International Tribunal.
WASHINGTON, April 23. The President
has determined the succession to the va
cancy on the International tribunal in
Egypt by promoting Judge Batchellor
from the Court of First Instance to the
Court of Appeals,, to succeed Judge Kelly,
resigned. Judge Van Home, of Utah,
has beerr named to fill the vacancy in
the lower court caused by the promotion.
Adjournment of the Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON, April 23. Chief Justice
Fuller today announced that the United
States Supreme Court would adjourn for
the term June 4 and that the call of
the docket would be suspended Friday,
May 2. The court will meet Monday,
May 5, Monday, May 19, and Monday,
June 2, to deliver opinions, hear motions
and admit members to the bar.
WEST AT ST. LOUIS FAIR
Wyoming; and Idaho Will Have State
ST. LOUIS, ApriT23. Colonel E. A.
Slack, editor of the Cheyenne, Wyo., Dally
Leader, and chairman of the Wyoming
World's Fair Commission, accompanied
by M. C. Barrow, of Douglas, Wyo., and
C, H. Fisher, editor of the Boise, Idaho.
Capital News, called at the Louisiana
Purchase Exposition headquarters today.
Colonel Slack visited the World's Fair
site and selected a location for a state
building. Colonel Slack said: "Our people
up In Wyoming are In favor of making
a good exhibit at the World's Fair. I
think the general sentiment of the"people
Is to have an exhibit to cost about $50,000,
of which perhaps $10,000 could bo set apart
for a etata hullding."
Mr. Fioher aid the Idaho World's Fair
Commission has done a great deal of pre
liminary work. "Idaho," said he,
"doubled her population from 1S90 to 1900.
The state is growing ranJdly, and we are
glad of the opportunity the World's Fair
will give us to let the world know what
a wonderful country we have,"
Conrse of Balloon Races.
ST. LOUIS. April 23. The conference of
airship experts yesterday decided upon a
figure eight course as the aerial speedway
over which all (lights in competition for
the world's fair capital prize of $100,000
shall be winged. The course has been laid
out by the experts, with its focus marked
by a huge captive balloon above tho
Washington University tract of the expo
sition site, and its elliptical orbit sweeps
outward over the open country to the
southeast and northwest. Captive balloons
will indicate the measurement of 10 miles
In the air, over which distance the air
ships must fiy In the shortest average time
of u scries of trials to capture the fortune
that has been hung up In the mldheavens
by the world's fair management.
Combination of Tarn Mills.
CHARLOTTE, N. C, April 23.-Owners
of yarn mills of half a dozen states, rep
resenting 12,000 spindles, met here today
to consider a proposition looking to a
combination of 60 per cent or more of the
Southern mills in a company capitalized
at $50,000,000. If the agreement goes
through the central office will be in Nw
A VALUABLE MEDICINE.
For CoHgrhs and Colds In Children.
"I have not the slightest hesitancy In
recommending Chamberlain's Cough Rem
edy to all who are suffering from coughs
or colds' says Chas. M. Cramer, Esq., a
well-known watchmaker of Colombo, Cey
lon. "It has been eomo two years since
the City Dispensary first called my at
tention to this valuable medicine and I
have repeatedly used it and it has always
been beneficial. It has cured me quickly
of all chest colds. If la especially ef
fective for children and seldom takes
more than one bottle to cure them of
hoarsencssL I have persuaded many to
"try this "valuable--medicine, And they are
all as well- pleased as myself over the
results." For sale by all druggists.
Tt A"WT.TTCB ttv rriwrw?B tiTS .enricrn
against Philippine bill. ,
House Begins Consideration of the I
senate Amendments to the Oleo
WASHINGTON. April 23. Rawlins of
Utah continued his speech In tho Senate
opposing the Philippine -temporary gov
ernment bill. He devoted the jrrcater part
of his speech to a discussion of the testi
mony presented to the Philippine commit
tee relating to the administration or tr-s
"water cure" to natives and to ether
forms of torture Inflicted on the Flllpiros.
He had not concluded his remarks when
the Senate adjourned.
The House todsy hegan consideration of
the Senate amendments to the oleomarga
rine bill. A special rule for this purpose
was adopted by a vote of 152 to 73. By
the ruling of the chair, the question of"
further amendment of tnc Senate propo
sitions was confined to very narrow lim
its. Slow prcgrefe -was made. The oppo
nents of the measure, who sought to mod-
y tne senate nmerdments In- various
particulars, were outvoted on every prop
THE DAY IN DETAIL.
Rnwlinn Continues His Speech In Op
position to tho Philippine Bill.
WASHINGTON, April 23.At the con
clusion of routine business today the Sen
ate resumed consideration of the bill for a
union railway station in Washington.
Teller spoke in opposition to the measure.
During a discussion over an amendment
offered by Patterson to a'low all railroads
the usf of the proposed station. Hoar be
came Involved in a wordy discussion with
Tillman, who charged that the Massachu
setts Senator had been discourteous to
him, at which he was surprised because
the Senator was always a stickler for
good order. Senatorial dignity and deco
rum, and should set a high example that
Senators might Imitate. "But the Senator
from Massachusetts," said Tillman, "hab
itually breaks certain rules of the Senate,
and he should make allowance for those
of us who have their 'foibles and short
At 2 o'clock the bill was laid aside. The
Philippine bill then was taken up, and
Rawlins resumed his speech begun yes
terday. Rawlins discussed at great length
the testimony presented to the committee
on Philippines, and the report made by
the officials to the War Department. He
presented many esses of torture of Fili
pinos, of the burping of towns, and of the
incarceration of Filipinos. All this, he
said, was done to carry to the Filipinos
the benign administration of the American
Government, War, he said, was to be
waged relentlessly and the articles of
war were to be cast to the winds. The
war to be waged was not to be a war of
humanity, but a war without mercy. It
was uncivilized warfare, and without ex
cuse, Rawlins discussed the campaign made
by Majbr Waller, In Samar. under com
mand of General Smith. He said that
Waller's men. performed the most thank
less and unhonored task ever soldiers
were called upon to perform. He declared
that the troops were ordered to make the
island a "howling wilderness" and kill
everybody over the age of 10 years. Raw
lins had not concluded his speech, when,
at 4:33 P. M., the Senate adjourned,
In the House.
In the House today bills were passed
to appropriate 0,000 of the funds of the
Choctaw and Chickasaw Indians for the
relief of destitute members of those tribes
and to provide for trade statistics between
the United States, and its outlying posses
sions. Dalzell (Rep. Pa.), from the committee
on rules, presented the special continu
ing order agreed on by the committee
some time ago to provide for the con
sideration of the Senate amendments to
the oleomargarine bill. Cowherd fDem.
Mo.) vigorously opposed the adoption of
the rule. Aa an indication of what would
happen when this bill went into effect,
Cowherd said that immediately after the
passage of the oleomargarine bill by tho
Senate, the price of butter went up 4
cents in New York, and 3 cents In Chi
cago. Dalzell, Teplylng, said the merits of the
bill were not now under consideration.
The order was simply designed to give the
House a chance to pass upon its merits.
The rule was adopted, 152 to 79.
The House under the terms of the rule
adopted then proceeded to consider the
Senate amendments to the oleomargarine
bill. Henry (Rep. Conn.) explained the
Senate amendments, and the action which
the committee on agriculture desired.
The major portion of the debate bore
on the general merits of the bill, and not
en the Senate amendments. When the
consideration of the amendments began,
the chair ruled that the text of the bill
agreed to by both the House and Senate
was not open to amendment. This ruling
made by Olmstead (Rep. Pa.), who was
in the chair, prevented the offering of
any amendments which the minority mem
bers of the agricultural committee decided
Wadsworth (Rep. N. Y.), chairman of
the agricultural committee, finally suc
ceeded in offering an amendment chang
ing the section providing that oleomar
garine free from artificial coloring Is tax
able at one-fourth of a cent per pound,
so as to provide that "colored butter shall
not be construed as coloration." - The
amendment was lost, 51 to SS.
Several other amendments offered by the
minority were defeated. The Senate
amendments were successively adopted, as
the reading of the bill proceeded. After
completing five of the 14 pages, the House
at 5:05 P. M. adjourned.
A Detroit Assignment.
DETROIT, April 23. It became known
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You can cough yourself right into bron
chitis, pneumonia, or consumption.
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral quickly cures new
coughs ; old coughs, also, even the old, settled
coughs of bronchitis. Your doctor will tell
you more about this.
" I had a fearfully bad cough which made me very sick. I began to take
Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. In a few hours the pain left my breast, and soon
the cough stopped." Joe Cruse, Little Rock, Ark.
AlUnijkte. J. C. AYER CO., Lowell, Mass.
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The Peruna Medicine Co., Columbus, Ohio.
Gentlemen? "I suffered with pain In my right side for over eight
years. Doctors said my liver -was affected. My complexlou ivas dark
and yellow, I had a bad taste In my mouth, and wait tired all the time.
I took a great deal of medicine, but nothing seemed to do me any gooil.
I read In the pnperof Pcrnnn, and decided to grivc it a trial. I felt bet
ter before- the first bottle wan kquc, and after taking; three bottles I
was cured, and I have enjoyed perfect health since." LENA HILTON.
Miss Lena Hilton Is President of the Wednesday Whist Club, of Los Angeles.
AS a Spring medicine Peruna Is a
never-falling remedy. It cleanses
the blood through digestion, and
gives tone to the whole system by ln
crcaejng the nutritive value of the food
"Spring fever," as It Is sometimes called,
which produces a tired out, sleepy feel
ing, and Inability to do much mental or
physical work, Is the result of a sluggish
The great popularity that Peruna haa
Is due to the fact that In all such cases
It at once corrects digestive derange
ments and enriches the blood by purify
ing this very Important source of that vi
Mrs. J. E. Finn, 62 East High street,
Buffalo. N. Y., writes:
"A few years ago I had to give up
social life entirely, as my health was
completely broken down. The doctor ad
today that Henry C. Ward, son of the
late David Ward, of this city, who was
known a3 the richest roan in Michigan,
had filed trust mortgages covering all his
real and personal property, and also his
Interest In his father's estate. The total
liabilities are $3S2.305. The mortgages
were filed at Pontlac, Oakland County,
April 15. Unfortunate business ventures
are believed to have caused Ward's finan
Makes a Bad Beginning.
NEWCASTLE. England, April 23.-Off
the Tyne today a new steamer, the Bilker,
of Adelaide, South Australia, was on her
speed trial trip, when she rap down the
Norwegian ore steamer Hekla, which Im
mediately sank, drowning seven of her
crew. The other 10 were rescued.
Hot Wave at Philadelphia.
PHILADELPHIA, April 23. The hot
wave which arrived here yesterday still
prevails. The maximum temperature to
day was SS.
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Los Angeles, Cal.
639 g. Olive street.
May 5, 1901.
vised a complete change and rest for a
year. As this was out of the question for
a time, I began to look around for other
means of restoring my health.
"I had often heard of Peruna as an ex
cellent tonic, so I bought a bottle to see
what It would do for me, and it certainly
took hold of my system and rejuvenated
It, and In less than two months I was In
perfect health, and now when I feel worn
out or tired a dose or two of Peruna is
all that I need." MRS. J. E. FINN.
If you do not derive prompt and satis
factory results from the uso of Peruna.
, write at once to Dr. Hartman, giving a
full statement of your case, and he will
be pleased to give you his valuable ad
Address Dr. Hartman. President of The
Hartman Sanitarium. Columbus, O.
MAN'S MISSION ON
Medical Book Free.
"Know Thyself." a book for men only; reg.
ular price, 5U cents, will be eent free (sealed
postpaid) to any male reader of this paper, (1
cents- for nostage. Address the Pcabody
J Medical Institute, 4 Bullfinch street, Bos
ton, Mass., established In 18(10. the oldest ana
best In America. Write today for free book,
"The Key to Health and Haplneaa."
VHtnK'c Wnfo Medical Institute has been
XiUllOr bilUlO For 40 Jear8 tha Peabody
a fixed fact, and It will remain so. It is as
standard as American Gold.
The Peabody Medical Institute has many
Imltatorn. but no eauals. Boston Herald.
Positively cured by these
They also relieve Distress from Dyspep.
la. Indigestion and Too Hearty Eating;
A perfect remedy for Dizziness, Nausea,
Drowsiness. Bad Taste in tha Mouth,
Coated Tongue, Pain In the Side, TOR
PH LIVER. They Regulate the Bow
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Small Pill. Small Dose
Jcott's Santal-Pepsin Capsules
A POSBTBVE CURE
Forlnflammatibn ct Catarrh
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Kldnejs. No euro so par
Cares qnickly and Perma
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Dr. Rndway'K Pills.
Purely vegetable, mild and reliable. Regu
late the Liver, and whole Digestive organs.
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