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THE MORXIXG OREGOXIAN, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 1903.
ONLY DILUTED DOSE
Thus Democrats Describe
NELSON AMENDMENT ADOPTED
Home Henri With Enthusiasm of
Flans for Enlarging Capitol
Southerners Scoff at llanna's
Flan to Fcnilon ex-SlaTes.
The House yesterday adopted the con
ference report on the Department of
Commerce bill by a. vote of 251 to 10.
One Republican (Llttlefield) and nine
rxmocrats voted against this action.
The remainder of the day vu de
Toted to the sundry civil appropriation
bill. Cannon, chairman of the appro
priations committee, cave notice of two
amendments, one to provide for the
purchase est a site and the erection of
a three-story 4 00-room office bulldlns
for members and others, an appropria
tion of $2,500,000 to carry out the orig
inal plans for beautifying and enlarg
ing the main wing- of the Capitol.
DeArmond spoke against the Hansa
bill to pension ex-slaves, and Richard
son of Tennessee mid that adventurers
In the South vrrt using the bill to Im
pose on Ignorant and credulous negroes,
and called on Cannon to give assurance
that the passage of such a measure
was not contemplated. This assurance
WASHINGTON". Feb. 10, At the open
Ins of the session of the House today,
Eteele (Ind.) called attention to the speech
of Conroy of Massachusetts, printed In
the Record this morning under the cen
tral leave to print granted on the anti
trust MIL The speech dealt with the sub
ject of Conroy's contested election case
In Sdassachsetts, and Steele claimed
it was a violation of the order. Triilch
confined remarks to be printed to the sub
ject of the anti-trust bills. He asked that
the speech be stricken from the record.
As Conroy was absent, at the request of
his friends, the matter went over.
Hepburn, chairman of the Interstate
commerce committee, called up the con
ference report on the Department of
Richardson (Ala.), one of the conferees
on the bill, to whom Hepburn yielded 30
minutes, explained his reason for declin
ing to support the Nelson amendment
including the bureau of corporations. He
eald he did npt believe that any Demo
crat could sustain himself by opposing
everything aimed at the trusts because
It was of Republican origin, but he did
not believe the Nelson amendment was
aimed at the trusts. He said it was a
travesty on what it claimed to be. It
was. he eaid. an "ultra dllutloned dose."
Its purpose, he said, did not authorize
the President to proceed against the
trusts, but simply to secure Information
upon which he could base recommenda
tions: This, he said, was a poor response
to the bold threats which
abroad that an extra session would be
caueo. unless effective legislation were
enacted, it was a "pretext and a subter
fuge." He called attention to the lan
guage oi tne amendment that information
obtained bv (ho
- web WWt'WI Ul.iUlU
"or so much thereof as the President
snau oirect. shall be made public" "Was
that the vaunted nuhlirttv h nt tt.
did not doubt the hnnpatv nf thn Ytrra.t
executive, he said, but suppose another
man, more inenaiy to trusts, should be
elected. Then what would the Nelson
amendment amount tn? TTa
with the statement that the amendment
-Ks arusticauy iramed to dereat what
the people wanted proper regulation ol
tuc n us is.
Harmless ns Soothing- Syrnp.
Ball of Texas, who followed Richardson
Tidlsuled the rrnmnmn nf A A I
titration rcrardlnrr nnll.lni.t irt. !,..
Tie Administration, he said, was repre-
m.iA I ...
c&jiim iu uujkiuua tu eecure me passage of
the Nelson and Elklns bills, and It was
pretended that the Standard Oil Company
was sending telegrams to prominent Sen
ators against their passage. He did not
"I do not believe," said he, "that John
IX Rockefeller, or any other trust
nate, has raised a protest against the
jiomeopatnic aoses in those bills. Th
we no more harmful to trusts than
WOUld be Mrs. TVlnslrmr'lt nnthln
Mann (I1L) declared that the Nelson
amendment would give -to' the bureau of
corporations greater power to Investigate
the affairs of trusts .than was sought to
be conferred by any bill presented to
Adamson (GO said that h-mi s. .i
lied the Nelson amendment was "a de
lusion and a snare, thinner fh.n Mn
air." yet. as notice had been served that
ji was mo only measure on the pro
gramme of the trustbusters, it would re
ceive tits vote. The previous question was
then ordered, and: the roll was called on
the adontlon nf th p rnnfnnM MnAt
The .report was adopted, "251 to 10. Those
voting In the negative were: Ball (Tex.)
DeArmond. (Mo.), Fleming (Ga.), Lester
ua.j. Laiue uvrKj, Held (Ark.). Robert-
diver (Jio.1, Democrats, and llttlefield
r r . i ,
Complete the Canltol.
The House then went into committee
cr uie- wDoie ana entered upon the con
sideratlon of the sundrr civil
tlon bllL Cannon explained its pro
visions. It carried, he said. J78.017.93",
being $.87$,432 less than the estimates, and
u,jw,siv more loan me last bill, account
ed for bv 114. 464.392 for rlrora and Vint-Knr
and $3,000,000 recommended for the relief
of distress of the people In the Philip
pines. Cannon exnlalnpd nt oAruMoT-atiiA l.nt.
the necessity for a Mg office building
near mo i-apuoi, and connected with it
by a subway to be erected for the ac
commodation of memhers. TTa khM ho
designs had been prepared for a three
story building, to contain 400 rooms, which
would cost, building and site, about
3,000.000. The appropriations committee,
be said, was practically agreed that such
a building would be built. No provision
nau own piacea in tne mil, oecause II
wmild YlA RtlhlfVt tn n nnlnt nf r-At,v
"When ho stated that notwithstanding this
flirt nmtlflspfl to mar thA IntAvHnn tn
the bill,- the announcement was greeted
witn great applause.
flil nth1ntr tnr,n am Vf- rSim.
non said that Congress should go further
ana complete tne central ooay of -tne
Capitol in accordance with the plans
which were made wben the wings were
j-leted for 12,500.000, and both this work
ana tne new omce ouitaing cuuiu oc tin-
I.VrnyV I. , ... lt ..AO Tk.M
was plenty of money In the Treasury
una now. ne arguea. was tne una to
the work. If it was not authorized
this session of Congress, it might be
Smith, delegate from Arizona, secured
the floor and replied to some of the state
ments derogatory to Arizona maae in
R ti-t . purine th, tjtt-inv riiAfj
declared that the illiteracy charges were
untrue and that the "Mormon scare"
was s, gross u&fgerallon, H ridiculed
the investigation of the Senate subcom
mittee on territories, which, he said, spent
two days In investigation and two months,
in telling the Senate what they thought
they learned. He declared that the out
rageous misrepresentation and slander of
the people of Arizona In the Senate and
In the press had hurt their credit and
No Pension for ex-SInve.
DeArmond (Mo.), in a brief but exceed
ingly sarcastic speech relative to the bill
recently Introduced by Senator Hanna to
pension ex-slaves, precipitated an Inter-
eating debate. He called the bill "a
curious evidence of the prevailing trend
of politics," which was "more valuable
as a piece of political maneuvering than
as a piece of prospective legislation."
The Introducer of the bllL" he said.
'announced that he was not a candidate
for the Presidency, but from the same
authority came the announcement that
there were no trusts." The exact racts
could, he raid, be balanced in the public
mind after a study of both statements.
The negro delegate, he said, was an im
portant factor in Republican National
conventions, and there was nothing like
making preparations in good time. It
was an interesting game, and those not
concerned could watch with eqnanlmlty.
It was a farce, he said, but still farces hod
their solemn aspects. And it was sober
ing to think of the old negros in their
cabins In the South giving up their small
earnings until the time came when they
would turn for relief to their natural pro
tectorsthe white people of the South.
Cannon, in reply, treated DeArmond's
rcmark-s lightly, calling attention to the
fact that Senator Hanna's bill had been
introduced by request.
Richardson (Tenn.) treated the matter
very seriously. He said that companies
were already being formed and circulars
were being sent out to Ignorant colored
people by unscrupulous adventurers, and
he thought both sides should Join in an
assurance to them not to Invest their
quarters and dimes In this scheme.
Cannon responded that all should under
stand, rich and poor, whtto and black.
cultured and Ignorant, that the Govern
ment promises to all alike equality before
the law and equality of opportunity, and
under each must work out his own salva
DeArmond was not satisfied with this
statement, but asked for a more epeciflc
assurance, and in reply. Cannon stated
with emphasis that. If the Ignorant were
being imposed upon, they should be unde
ceived: that. In his judgment, no such bill
could or would pass.
At the conclusion of the general debate
the bill was read for amendment under
the flve-mlnute rule. An amendment
was adopted to appropriate Jsuuu ior a
lighthouse and fog signal at Southampton
Shoals. San Francisco harbor.
It was agreed that at the session on
Sunday, February 12, eulogies to the mem
ory of the late Representative Mood, of
North Carolina, should be in order.
At 6:45 P. M. the House adjourned.
COMPROMISE STATEHOOD DILL.
Its Advocates Held It Back Because
WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. The Republi
can Senatorial advocates of a compromise.
statehood bill have prepared their meas
ure for the admission of two states. Okla
homa and Indian Territory, comprising
one state, and Arizona and New Mexico
the other. They will bring It before tho
committee on territories at the first op
portunity, but are holding it back because
of the opposition of the Democratic ten-
ators. and also because some of tne re
publican supporters of statehood oro not
entirely reconciled to the change.
There is renewed talk of pressing tne
omnibus bill as an amendment to the ag
ricultural appropriation bllL and the ad
vocates of that course contend that they
have pledges of support from a majority
of the Senators.
3IANY WAST POSITIONS.
Candidates for Office In Nerr Com
merce Department Are Many.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. As it la al
most amured that the bill creating the
new Department of Commerce will be
come a law. "President Roosevelt Is re
ceiving pressing requests for appointments
to positions. It is expected that alter tne
pending bill lo enacted. Congress by sup
plemental legislation, will provide appro
priations for tne operation ana operating
expenses and for the salaries, providing
at the same time what these officials shall
The clerical force of the department
practically will be transferred from other
departments, but eome new positions will
oe created. xnese aireauy are mucn in
Facta Abont Silver Currency.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. In line with
the earnest efforts of this Government to
secure remedial financial legislation for
the Philippines, and an international
agreement upon a standard relation be
tween gold and silver used In the Orient
and In Central and South America, with
a view to the retention and extension of
American trade, is a set of Consular re
ports published today by Frederic Emory,
chief of the Bureau of Foreign Commerce
of the State Department. These reports
depict the financial conditions In Slam,
the Straits Settlement and in Indo-Chlna.
showing the tremendous changes that
have resulted from the varying rates of
exchange between the two metals and
the great losses that are being caused by
the depreciation of silver. Particularly do
they show the executive changes already
affected or projected to put these colonies
on a gold basis the plans generally re
sembling the scheme adopted by the In
dian commission a few years ago. As
to Indo-Chlna, It is proposed that the
Mexican dollar be outlawed as a factor of
To InTesttjrnte Public Lands.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. Delegate
Flynn. of Oklahoma, Introduced a bill to
day providing for the appointment of a
public lind commission to report on con
ditions ana matters generally affecting
the public domain, together with the prea
cnt methods of acquiring title and posses
sion of public lands.
Loomli as Hoy's Assistant.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. Francis B.
Loomls today was formally Installed in
office as Assistant Secretary of State. It
has been arranged that the incoming As
sistant Secretary shall take up part of
the Important diplomatic work of the
State Department at once In conjunction
with a portion of the consular business.
To Dispose of" Porto IUcan Lands.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10,-Senator For-
aker. from the Senate committee on Porto
Rico and Pacific Islands, today reported
favorably the bill heretofore Introduced by
him for the disposition of the lands of
Porto Rico. The bill as reported author
ized the appointment of a commission for
the determination of the question.
Root Will Xot Resign.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. "There is no
foundation in the story," declared Sec
retary Root today, referring to the nub-
llcatlon of a rumor in New Tork that he
would resign his position In the Cabinet
after the adjournment of Congress, and
resume bis law practice In New York.
To Give Queen Lit $200,000.
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10,-Senator Black
burn has Introduced an amendment to the
sundry civil appropriation bill making an
appropriation of $200,000, in full satisfac
tion of all claims or pretended claims of
ex-Queen LlluokalanL of HawaU.
To Raise Minimum Pension.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. A bill wag In
troduced today by Senator Burton pro
viding that henceforth the minimum pen
sion shall be $12. It provides for an in
crease to that figure ol all pensions now
peiow ut sua.
TRUST BILLS SHUT OUT
JIORG.VX EXPOSES CAUSE OF STATE
Declares That It la to Prevent s'ennte
From Debating; the Live Issue
Minor Bills Are Passed.
The statehood bill again came up In
the Snate yesterday, and Morgan of
Alabama spoke on It. lie said the anti
trust bills had been kept back, and
would be kept back until It Is too late
for discussion regarding them.
Hanna presented the conference re
port on the Department of Commerce
bill, a final vote on It being deferred
The confen nee report on the general
staff bill was agreed to, and a number
of other bills were passed.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. When tho
Senate met today a bill parsed Increasing
the limit of cost of a public building at
iA-anston, Wyo.. to J173.000.
A House bill was passed permitting the
town of Montrose, Colo., to enter 160 acres
oi land for reservoir and water purposes.
A Senate bill was passed extending for
a pcilod of thtee years the time for mak
ing proof and payment for all lands taken
under tho desert land laws by the mem
bers of the Colorado Co-operative Colony,
The Rawlins resolution regarding
courts-martial cases in the Philippines
was referred to the committee on Philip
pines by an aye and no vote of 3S to 23.
McComas gave notice that he would
call up the eight-hour bill on Thursday
Quay said he was in sympathy with the
effort to secure the speedy passage of
the bill, but he would Interpose the state
hood bill to antagonize It until a day is
fixed for a vote on that bllL
The conference report on the bill to
provide for the holding of terms of court
In Utah was agreed to. The District of
Columbia appropriation bill was then
taken up. The amendments to the bill
were agreed to. and by request the bill
went, over until tomorrow.
j ne partial conference report on the bill
providing for a union railroad station In
the District of Columbia was offered by
Galllngcr. and agreed to. The only item
in dispute Is the proposed reduction on the
part of the House of tho amount of money
to De contributed by the United States
and District of Columbia. The Senate In
sisted on Its amendment, and Galllngcr,
Dllllngtam and Martin were appointed
Hanna presented the conference report
on the bill creating a Department of Com
merce. Quay said that, in view of the
Importance of the report, it ehould go
over for a day and be printed. In order
that Senators might see what they were
voting on: This suggestion was agreed
The statehood bill was then taken up.
and Kean yielded the floor to Morgan,
who spoke In favor of the omnibus meas
ure. He said that the Senate had been
locked In a peaceful blockade. "Scarcely
a ripple has appeared," he said, "to agi
tate anybody, but the blockade has been
going on, the time of the Senate being
wasted and keeping us from engaging In
the discussion of a real topic that is loom
ing up behind this matter the trusts that
have afflicted the people of the country."
He said that trust bills have been kept
back, and they will be kept back until
it is too late to have any discussion re
garding them, and be said:
"Wo will be forced to accept a propo
sition that has come to us from the House,
possibly without amendment and without
the opportunity of explaining our views
against it." The whole world knew that
that trust bill was no more than a "mush
poultice to be put on the people to alle
viate the pain." The object was not to
defeat the admission of the territories as
states, but something else lies behind It,
for which there la no excuse.
He then continued, his remarks In sup
port of the statehood bill. Morgan spoko
for more than two hours and a half.
Cockrell presented the conference report
on the Army general staff bill, and it was
At 5:20 P. M. the Senate went Into ex
ecutive session, and at E:I3 P. M. ad
APPOI.VTED BV PRESIDENT.
Ifevr Consul to Cadiz Bntch of Briga
WASHINGTON, Feb. 10. The President
today sent the following nominations' to
Richard M. Hartleman. Massachusetts.
Consul at Cadiz, Spain; R. H. Post, New
York. Auditor for tho Island of Porto
Army Major William B. Wheeler.
Eighteenth Infantry, to be Lleutcnant
CoIoneL To be Brigadier-Generals Colonel Jo
seph P. Farley, Ordnance Department!
Colonel Morris Foote, Twenty-eighth In
fantry; .Lieutenant-Colonel G. W. Balrd,
Deputy Paymaster-General; Colonel Sam
uel M. Mansfield. Corps of Engineers;
Colonel Tulley (McCrca, Artillery Corps;
Colonel Eli L. Huggin, Second Cavalry;
Colonel Greenlcaf A. Goodale. Seventeenth
Infantry: Colonel John V. Furrey. Assist
ant Quartermaster-General; Colonel Fran
cis Moore, Eleventh Cavalry. All of tho
above-named Brigadier-Generals, with the
exception o: Moore, are to bo retired im
Navy Lieutenant-Commander William
P. Randall, retired. Is to be commander
on the retired list.
MUST BE RATIFIED MARCH -1.
Cullom Will Try to Push Panamn
WASHINGTON. Feb. ia-Senator Cul-
lom, chairman of the Senate committee
on foreign relations, said today that he
had decided, to give the Panama Canal
treaty preference when an executive ses
sion long enough to fonslder any of the
pending treaties can be secured, for the
reason that the option of .the United States
on the franchises and other canal prop
erty oi tne i-Tencn Panama Canal Com
pany expires on March 4, and because of
the announced determination of Senator
Morgan to talk at length on the treaty.
Mr. Cullom said he would move an execu
tive session to take up the treaties as soon
as the consent of the advocates of the
statehood bill can be obtained. They
are still in a position to prevent executive
sessions of such length as would prevent
discussion on the statehood bill.
Agreement on General Stall Bill.
WASHINGTON. Feb-10. The conferees
on the Army Generals' staff bill reached
on agreement today. The retirement
provision Is eliminated, as it Is a part
of the Army appropriation bill. The sec
tion making the chief of artillery a mem
ber of the ceneraVstaff is agreed to. with
a provision that he must be appointed and
confirmed by the Senate as a Brigadier-
General. The number of Brigadier-Gen
erals of the line Is reduced to 14, so that
the whole number shall be only 15. The
provision that the chlef-of-staff shall be
under the direction of the Secretary of
War by direction of the President Is re
tained, as also Is the provision which
makes the act go into effect August 15,
1KB, when General Miles retires.
To Teach Boy to Be Soldiers.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. The House
committee on military affairs today au
thorized a favorable report on the bill
which passed the Senate, providing for tho
detail of retired officers of the Army and
Navy as instructors at educational institutions.
Favors Armstrong's Appointment.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. The Senate
committee on finance today decided to re
port favorably the nomination or Robert
B. Armstrong to be Assistant Secretary of
HAS AGREED WITH BRITAIN
Borren Makes Good Progress la Ven
WASHINGTON, "Feb. 10,-Creat Brit
ain's protocol has been formally accept
ed by Mr. Bowen for Venezuela. Tho
German and Italian conventions aro still
undergoing revision, but assurances are
given In authoritative quarters that they
eventually will be made to conform in
all essential respects to that of the Brit
ish Ambassador. Owing to tho Illness of
the British Ambassador, Mr. Bowen called
at the Embassy today and personally sig
nified to the Ambassador his approval of
the agreement. He then presented his
formal note of acceptance, and It has
been cabled to tho London Foreign Of-
It appears that the Insertion In the
German protocol of the provision for ad
vance payment of the original S340.000 de-
manded of President Castro In the Ger
man ultimatum was the result of a mis
understanding on the part of the German
foreign Office of certain steps here.
Through the activity of the German Min
ister. Baron Speck von Sternberg, this
point Is being cleared up.
The Italian Ambassador's instructions
are such that he can make little head
way until he knows what is contained In
the German protocol. He. however, has
made a rough draft of his convention, and
It will take only a short while after the
completion of tho German convention for
Slgnor Mayor des Planches to put the
nnisnlng touches to his protocoL
Mr. Bowen has done everything possible
to conclude the negotiations with dis
patch. In order that tho blockado might
be raised, and he tonight expressed his
belief that he was" receiving In this effort
the sincere support of all the negotia
tors. If a serious hitch shall occur at the
eleventh hour, Mr. Bowen Is confident
that it will be through no fault of any
one of tho representatives of the allies
here. Should the protocol of Germany
and Italy, when presented to him. con
tain provisions not In line with those of
the British, the negotiations must be pro
longed until a satisfactory arrangement
can be reached.
BL'SIA'ESS OF THE CABINET.
Confident of Anti-Trust Laws, but
Anxloun About Philippines.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. President
Roosevelt and his Cabinet were In session
for nearly an hour and a half today, but
at the conclusion of the meeting it was
stated that while some matters of im
portance were under consideration, no
decision regarding them had been reached.
uo:n the President and the members of
the Cabinet expressed themselves as rea
sonably well satisfied with the situation
In Congress as to anti-trust legislation.
It is said that they are assured now' that
practically such legislation as is desired
is In a fair way of enactment.
secretary Root brought again to the at
tention of the Cabinet tho necessity for
legislation regarding the currency of the
Philippine Islands. Ho presented dis
patches received from Governor Taft urg
ing tho enactment of remedial financial
legislation, and the efforts to obtain this
legislation from Congress were discussed.
As viewed by the Administration, tho
necessity for both financial and other
remedial legislation for the Philippines
Is very urgent. Indeed, if something of
the kind Is not accomplished soon, there
Is apprehension that another rebellion
may develop. Consideration also was
given to the status 6f the Venezuelan
question. It Is tho belief of the President
and the Cabinet that Minister Bowen will
conclude with therepresentatlves of the
allies satisfactory protocols In a few
days. Satisfaction was expressed that
the points in controversy were to be sub
mitted to The Hague tribunal.
The President took up with individual
members of the Cabinet some routine
matters, but it Is said the consideration
developed nothing of great consequence.
SO CAUSE OF DISCORD.
German Diplomats Deny Germany
and Itnly Claim Priority.
LONDON. Feb. 10. The officials of the
German Embassy here cay that no dif
ferences regarding the Venezuelan settle
ment have arisen, so far as Germany Is
concerned. They add what is now under
discussion consists solely of the German
and Italian contentions regarding the
claims admitted by Venezuela, prior to
the present disturbance, to be valid, and
which It is stated it would be absurd to
submit to The Hague court.
From the commencement of negotiations
Germany refused to arbitrate these first
line claims and their Inclusion In the
protocol created a discussion which the
embassy officials do not consider to be a
bar to a settlement, though It causes de
lay. Germany and Italy were fully satis
fled with the cash guarantee and are
stipulating nothing remotely connected
with Monroeism. Great Britain's first line
claims are apparently not so similar to
those of Germany and Italy, but these
countries have the approval of the Brit
ish Government in their present-attitude.
Some uneasiness exists regarding Min
ister Bowen's powers to bind the Gov
ernment of Venezuela. The allies have
consulted the State Department at Washi
lngton on this subject, but no answer has
yet been received.
Only Details to Settle.
BERLIN, Feb. 10. Tho Foreign Office
officials deny that any Insuperable ob
stacles to the signing of the German
protocol at Washington exists. They add
that a comparatively unimportant ques
tion of detail has been referred to Berlin
but that the signing will occur in a few
days. First Great Britain's protocol will
be signed and then the protocols of Ger
many and Italy.
TAKE HALF A LOAF.
(Continued from First Page.)
upon their work, and from that day I was
In frequent consultation with members of
that subcommittee as to the progress they
were making. I talked often with Mr.
Overstreet. Mr. Jenkins. Mr. Llttlefield
and others ot the judiciary committee as
to what was being done."
"You are In nccord with whatever pro
gramme the Administration wishes as to
"Why, I have been In consultation often
with the President on these matters," con
cluded the Speaker, "and ready to work In
complete accord with him. as I have been
in other matters of legislation before Con
gress. I was at the 'White House yester
day shortly after 1 o'clock, when we dis
cussed the programme as to the confer
ence on the Department ot Commerce
bill, which has Just been acecpted by the
IX FAVOR OF ELKIXS BILL.
House Committee Decides to Report
Sennte Antl-Tmat Measure.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. The House
committee on Interstate and foreign com.
merce today agreed to report favorably
the Elklns anti-rebate bill with certain
amendment. The committee recommend
ed an amendment to the last provision ot
section SO. striking out the words "or
corporation." so the provision will read
"but no person shall be prosecuted or sub
jected to any penalty or forfeiture on
account ot any transaction, matter or
thins concerning which h may. testily to
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Irritable. Makes you pass water often
during the day and obliges you to get up
many times during the night. Unhealthy
kidneys cause rheumatism. graveL ca
tarrh of tho bladder, pain or dull ache
in the back. Joints and muscles; makes
your head ache and back ache, causes
Indigestion, stomach and liver trouble,
you get a sallow, yellow complexion:
makes you feel as though you had heart
trouble; you may have plenty of am
bition, but no strength; get weak and
The cure for these troubles Is Dr. Kil
mer's Swamp-Root, the world-famous
kidney remedy. In taking Swamp-Root
you afford natural help to Nature, for
Swamp-Root Is the most perfect healer
and gentle aid to the kidneys that Is
known to medical science.
If there Is any doubt In your mind as
to your condition, take from your urine
on rising about four ounces, place It in
a glass or bottle and let It stand 21 hours.
If on examination It Is milky or cloudy.
If there is a brick-dust settling, or If
small particles float about in It. your
kidneys are in need of Immediate atten
tion. Swamp-Root is pleasant to take, and
is used in the leading hospitals, recom
mended by physicians' in their private
practice, and is taken by doctors them
selves who have kidney ailments, be
cause they recognize In It the greatest
and most successful remedy for kidney.
nver ana Diaaaer trouDies.
If you are already convinced that Swamp-Root is what you need, you can
purchase the regular EO-cent and Jl size bottles at the drug stores everywhere.
Don't make any mistake, but remember the name, Swamp-Root. Dr. Kilmer's
Swamp-Root, and the address Blnghamton, N. Y.. on every bottle.
EDITORIAL NOTE You may have a sample bottle of this wonderful remedy.
Swamp-Root, sent absolutely free by mall, also a book telling all about Swamp
Root, and containing many of. tho thousands upon thousands of testimonial letters
received from men and women who owe their good health. In fact, their very lives,
to the great curative properties of Swamp-Root. In writing to Dr. Kilmer & Co..
Blnghamton. N. Y., be sure to say you read this generous offer In The Portland
produce evidence, documentary or other
wise, in such proceeding."
The committee proposed that section
3 be further amended by the addition
of the following provision:
"And provided that the provisions of 'an
act to expedite the hearing and determlna-
tlon of suits in equity pending or here-
after brought under the acts of July 2,
1S90. entitled an act to protect commerce
against unlawful restraints and monopoly,
in an act to regulate commerce approved
April -J. 1SS7, or any other acts having a
like purpose that may be hereafter en
acted, approved February ... 1M3,' shall
apply to any case prosecuted under the
direction of the Attorney-General In tho
name of the Interstate Commerce Com
mission." WHICH AJtTI-TnEST BILL!
President Favors Elklns nnd Xel
lion's, Llttleneld Wants ma uvru.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 10. Discussion of
anti-trust legislation was continued at tho
White House today. President Roosevelt
had several conferences with Senators and
Representatives concerning the pending
measures, the discussion revolving about
the Nelson publicity amendment to tho
Department of Commerce bill, the Elklns
rebate bill and the Llttlefield bill, which
was passed by the House Saturday.
Early in the day the President had a
conference with Mr. Llttlefield. The lat
ter Is urging strongly that his measure bo
taken up and passed by the Senate. He
maintains that while the Nelson amend
ment provides for publicity as to some of
the operations of corporations, it does not
go so far as his measure, and not so for
as Congress ought to go in the matter.
Later Senator Spooner and Aldrlch had
extended talks with tho President about
trust legislation. With other callers tha
President discussed the ..subject, urging
upon all. It is understood, 'the deslrablllty
that Congress should enact tho Nelson
amendment and the Elklns rebate meas
ure. It Is the consensus of opinion among
members of Congress that both of thoso
measures will be enacted Into law, and
that it is scarcely likely that (Congress
will go further with anti-trust legislation
nt the present session.
LOXDOX TIMES OX TRUSTS.
Predicts Trouble for Roosevelt
Tlirongh Enmity of Money Power.
NEW 1'ORK, Feb. 10. The London
Times in an editorial on United States
politics this morning says, according to a
dispatch from London to the Times, that
President Roosevelt Is a etrong man, but
that he has a difficult task confronting
him. He has Inevitably placed himself In
opposition to some of the politicians con
trolling the machine, who bitterly reseat
his attitude toward the trusts.
President Roosevelt's pcrltlon In de-
Which would you rath
er have, if you could have
your choice, transparent
skin or perfect features?
All the world would
choose one way; and you
can have it measurably.
If you use Pears' Soap
and live wholesomely
otherwise, you will have
the best complexion Na
ture has for you.
gold all over Uie world.
H SB. KILMER'S .
I SWAMP-ROOT II
S Kidney, Liver and Bladder
' II May ts&s one, two or tim Ba
jfljlj tcsjpconfabefoK or sfter metis j PWjj
.IjgfJ CfcOdrGakmscconUnctoace. ft! r
livMIl UsrcommencswtUisnisadcsas lfl :'
jfM sod locresss to ts3 does or more. Hilt
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H i Tbls great remedy cons sB 111
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H ! Acid troubles and disorders due HJ
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H j ot the bladder, srraTel, rhenma- HJ
HI tlszn, lumbago and Bright Pis
S I &is whlcn Is tho wonform of
91 It b pleasant to take. Hj
I PREPARED OHLT BT IK
l DR. KILMER It CO. Ill
BI'.'GHAMTON, N. Y. jW
HI Sold by all Drazglsts. Wm
(Swamp-Root Is pleasant to take.)
mandlng from Congress powers to make
regulation and publicity Imperative by law
will. In the opinion of the Times, be great
ly strengthened by any proceedings such
as are'alleged to have been taken In try
ing to stop trust proceedings. There lo
some reason to fear, the editorial declare,
that the folly thus- shown by the party
Identified with the trusts mav alienate not
a few of those who would like to hold the
balance even In a controversy where there
Is a good deal to be said on both sides.
R.UBI30 IS FOUJTD GUILTV.
Would-Be Assassin of KInjr Leopold
a Prisoner for Life.
BRUSSELS. Feb. 10. Gennarlo Rublno,
the Italian anarchist, who has been on
trial here since February 6, charged with
attempting to assassinate King Leopold
November 15. hr flHncr thrmt ehnte -i t
I King while he was returning from tho
Cathedral, after attending a te deum mass
In memory of the lato Queen Henrlette,
was found guilty today and was sen
tenced to Imprisonment for Hfo at penal
When the trial of Rublno was resumed
today, counsel for tho defense appealed
to the Jury to act In a manner similar to
that of the Jury which tried SIpIdo (who
attempted to assassinate tho then Prince
, of Wales now King Edward at Brussels
In April. 1900), and "listening only to the
volco of their social death, acquit the ac
cused." Hood's PHIs
Do not gripe nor Irritate tho alimen
tary canal. They act gently yet
promptly, cleanse eflectually and
Sold by all druggists. 23 cents.
DR.BURKRAKfS WONDERFUL PffBf
j .fl Days rnEATMENT
nosltlve cure Is aftordd the slelc In Dr.
Durkhart'a Vegetable Compound, the greatest
remedy of the ate. Cures Kidney. Liver and
Stomach Diseases, Rheumatism. Catarrh. Ma
laria. Palpitation ot the Heart. Headache. Pain
In the Side. Back. Under Shoulder lllada and
LaOrlppe. 10 days' trial free. All Druggists'.
DR. W. S. BURKIIART, Cincinnati, O.
Tutf s PUls
A Strong Fortification.
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by Tutt's Liver Pills, an abso
lute cure for sick headache, dys
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"The Fly-Wheel of Life"
Dr.Tutt; Your Liver Pills are
the fly-wheelcf life. I shall ever
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Hat a d&rlc oQee In the bnildlngl
absolutely fireproof; electric light
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tlon and thot ns2i ventilation; elel
vators ran day and nisht.
AINSLEB. DR. OEORGH. Physician. ..413-411
ANDERSON". GUSTAV, Attorn-T-at-Law..6ll
.ASSOCIATED PRESS: E. L. FowelL Mzr..&
AUSTEN. F. C. Manager for Oreron and
Washtnxtoi Bankers' U(s Association of
Des Moines, la B02-I
BANKERS" LIFE ASSOCIATION OF DE3
MOINES. Li.: F. C Austen. Mzr SOMd
BENJAMIN. R. W.. Dentist 311
BERNARD. C. Cashier PaclOo Mercantile
Bl.saWANCJEK, OTTO S.. Physician and
BROCK. WILBUR F.. Circulator Orexo-
BROWN. MY It A. M. D 313-Sll
BRUERB. DR. O. E.. Physician... 413-413-411
CAMPBELL. WM. 1L. lledlcal Helens
Eoultahle Lite -Td
CANNING. JL J 002-6tf
C.VR DWELL. DR. J. R- Dentist
CAUK1N. Q. EL. District Agent Travelers
Insurance Company 711
CHICAGO ARTIFICIAL LIMB CO.; W. T.
CHURCHILL. MRS. E. J 719-Tll
COFFEY. DR. R. C. Surxeon ln-
COLUMB1A TELEPHONE COMPANY
CORNELIUS, a W.. Phys, and Surseon...30
COLLIER. P. F-. PubliJOer; a. P. McUulre.
CROW. C P Tlmcer ana Mine sis
DAY. J. G. & L N .' 31
DICKSON. DR. J. F.. Physiclan 713-Tll
EDITORIAL ROOM3 Eighth Flo
EVENING TELEGRAM 323 Alder Stre
EQUITABLE LIFE ASSURANCE SO
CIETY; L. Samuel. Mgr.; G. S. Smith.
FENTON, J. D.. Physician and Surc....SO-ll
FENTON. DR. HICKS C. Eye and Kar....31l
FENTON. MATTHEW F. Dentist
GALVANL W. H.. Engineer and Draughts
man GEARY. DR. E. P.. Phys. and Surgeon...
GIESY. A. J.. Physician and Surgeon.. TU8-T!
GILBERT. DR. J. Al.liKN. PnyMcan...ui-M
GOLDMAN. WILLIAM. Manager Manhat
tan LUs Ins. Co.. ot New York SWWU
GRANT. FRANK S.. Attorneys -Law 611
GRISWOLD & PHEGLEY. Tallin
Lit Sixth Sue.
HAMMAM BATHS, Turkish and Ruselan..
HAMMOND. A. B 31l
HOLLISTER. DR. O. C Physician and
IDLEMAN. C M.. Attorney-at-Lair..418-l7-i
JEFFREYS. S. T.. Attorney-at-Law 3ll
JEFFREYS. DR. ANNICE F.. Phys. and
Surgeon Women and Children cnly...
JOHNSON. W. C 315-318-311
KADY, MARK T.. Supervisor ot Agents.
Mutual Reservs Lite Ins. Co i.ocl
LITTLEFIELD, H. R., Phys. and Surg....JK
MACKAY. DR. A. E.. Phys. and Surg.TU-Tll
MANHATTAN LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF
NEW YORK: W. Goldman. Mgr... .203-211
MARSH. DR. R. J.. Phys. and Surg....404-4ffl
McCOY. NEWTON. Attorney-at-Law Ill
McELROY. DR. J. C. Phys. a Sur.70t-702.Tl-l
McFADEN. MISS IDA E Stenographer.. .201
McGINN. HENRY E.. Attornej-at-Law..311-ll
McGUIRE, S. P.. Manager P. F. Collier.
McKENZIE. DR. P. L.. Phys. and Surg..S12-ll
METT. HENRY . . III
MILLER. DR. HERBERT C Dentist and
Oral Surgeon COS-CCl
UOSSMAN. DR. E. P.. Dentist 013-311
MUTUAL RESERVE LIFE INS. CO.;
Msrk T. Kady. Supervisor ot Acenu..6O4-C0l
NICHOLAS. HORACE B.. Attorry-at-Law.7ll
NILE3. M. M.. Cashier Manhattan Lite
Insurance Company ot New xork.....
JCOTTAGB. DR. G. 1L. Dentist .'.
OLE EN. J. F.. Qeneral Manager Paclfla
Mercantile Co 211-212-211
OREGON CAMERA CLUB 214-213-218-2ll
OREGON INFJltilAJtr OF OSTEOPATHY
OREOONIAN BARBER SHOP; Manch J,
George. Proprleton 129 Sixth Slri
OREGONIaN EDUCATIONAL BUREAU;
J. F. Strauhat, Manager
PACIFIC MERCANTILE CO.; J. F. Olsen,
General Manager - 211-211
PAQU3. B. B., Attorney-at-Law .ail
PORTLAND EYE AND EAR INFIRMARY
.....Ground Floor, 133 Sixth SU
QUIMBY. L. P. W- Came and Forestry
REED. C J.. Executive Special Agent Man
cattan Lite Ina. Co. ot New Tor
REED. WALTER. Optician... 1S3 Sixth Street
RICKENBACH. DR. J. F.. Eye. Ear. Nose
and Throat ..701-70
ROSENDALB. O. 1L. Metallurgist and
Mining Engineer sil
RYAN. J. B- Attorney-at-Law sil
SAMUEL, L.. Manager Equitable Life 30 1
SHERWOOD. J. W State Commander K.
a T. M 311
SMITH. DR. L. B.. Osteopath 40O-41 1
SMITH, GEOROE 8.. Cashier Equitable
Lift a e as 3Cl
STOLTE. DR. CHAS. E.. Dentist ..7H-7el
SURGEON OF THE S. P. RY. AND N. P.
TERMINAL CO. ;
SUPERINTENDENT" S OFFICE 2ol
THRALL. B. A., rresldent Orcron Camera
Clllb tsetsas( 21 1
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Engineers. U. 8. A.................6Cl
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VESTER. X. Eseetal Agent Manhattan
xi r - m Scfl
WILEY. DR. JAMES O. C. Phys. Sc Sur.703-1
WILSON. DR. EDWARD N.. Physician
and Surgeon ,.H...H.304-3
WILSON. DR. GEO. F Fhys. & Surg.TOO-Tol
WILSON. DR. HOLT C. Phys. & Surg.60T-3cl
WILLAMETTE VALLEY TELE. CO 611
WOOD. DR. W. L., Physician. ...412-413-4ll
Offices mny lie bad by npplylnir td
tlio superintendent of the bulldlncl
room 201. second floor.
HA CM "0 CUBE ,
lTlLn no pay
THE MODERN APPLIANCE A poeltU
TREAT11L.V1 cures you wiiauui mvniciaa v
gnns. 9Ucn as luav uwuium, u.uatjiB uiuu
varicocele, lm potency, etc Men aro quickly n
stored to rertect health and stnngth. Writ
But Seccsll BUllalng, statue, waan.