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VOL. XLIV. NO. 13,757.
PORTLAND, OBEGON, WEDNESDAY, JA1TUABY 11, 1905.
PRICE FIVE CENTS
CARTER CIS UP
Republicans All Vote
KAY IS THE ANGEL OF PEACE
Induces Farrar to Change
Choice for Presidency.
Organization of the Upper House -at
Salem Is Completed Amidst the
Greatest Harmony, After the
Exciting Scenes of Deadlock.
Chief .Clerk S. JU Moorehead.
Journal Clerk eT I. C. Farrin.
Calendar Clerk F. A. Turner.
Reading Clerk Frank Motter.
Sergeant-at-Arms J. P. Terrell.
Doorkwjper William Smith.
Hailing Clerk J. E. Barnett.
SALEM, Or., Jan. 10. (Staff Correspond
ence.)-Senator W. Kuykendall, of Lane
County, -won out In the contest for the
Presidency of the Senate and was elected
this afternoon -with the support of every
Republican Senator. The Carter forces
surrendered upon receiving: promises of
liberal treatment from the victors, and to
night all Is harmony and good-will where
last night there was discord and bitter
In the final "ballot Carter voted for Kuy
denkall and Kuykendall voted for Carter.
and a Democrat. Senator Smith, offered
the motion by -which the election of Kuy
kendall was made unanimous. Both
houses have now organized and the Leg
islature Is ready for business. The Gov
ernor's message will probably be. received
Representative T. B. Kay, late candidate
for the Speakership, whosa forces Kuy
kendall tried repeatedly to break down,
is credited with having put forth the ef
fort which weakened the Carter strength
and precipitated the movement resulting
in Kuykendall's election. Kay went to
Senator Farrar at noon today and made a
strong argument for the purpose of induc
ing the Marion County Senator to change
his course. Farrar was one of the strong
est Carter leaders. He and Kay have al
ways been close personal and political
Farrar Decides to Switch.
After listening to Kay's argument
against the continuance of a course which
meant the Interruption of legislation, Far
rar Informed the Carter people that he
would stand out no longer. The Carter
forces saw themselves beaten. They
sought in vain for a man who would take
their votes and bring enough others Into
their camp to beat Kuykendall. They' had
looked toward Brownell but given him up
because they did not see where the Clack
amas Senator could find enough other
votes. They had gazed toward Notting
ham with the same result.
The one man whom they felt confident
they could seat In the President's chair,
even though Multnomah should stand out
against him. was Dan J. Malarkey, but
that Senator refused their offers and ad
hered steadfastly to Kuykendall. The
Carter people plainly foresaw the dissolu
tion of their forces. They gathered Into
caucus for a final parley, and decided
to ask the victors for terms.
Truce Is Declared.
The Kuykendall supporters were glad to
receive a communication of this kind, and
the Carter leaders were .soon given sat
isfactory assurances that they would be
given proper representation on commit
tees and a voice in the selection of clerks.
This much was agreed upon before 2
o'clock today, but because mnc of the
Carter men were not easily satisfied with
some of the details of the terms of sur
render, negotiations continued .until 5
o'clock before the Senate took a final vote
and formally elected Kuykendall Presi
dent. Kuykendall was Immediately sworn
In by Justice Bean, of the Supreme Court,
after which the Senate adjourned, and a
general Republican caucus was called for
7:30 P. M.. at which time desk clerks
BOOTH SPRINGS A SURPRISE
Recess of Senate Carried Before Car
ter Men See the Point.
SALEM. Or., Jan. 10. (Staff Correspond
ence.) When the Senate convened at 10
A. M. no one expected a - material
change in the' vote for president
and no such change came at the
forenoon session. The roll call found
every Senator in his scat, smil
ing and liappy. but with detcrmlna
tloa written upon his countenance. At the
close of the rollcall Senator Booth took
the Carter forces by surprise with a mo
tion for a recess until 10:90. The motion
was quickly put to a vote and as soon
as the Vociferous "aye" and "no" had
been sounded, temporary President
Brownell declared the motion carried.
Carter mt called for a division, but
Brownell Infecrued them that It was. too
late to call for a division after the vota
had been announced. Tho Carter men
were Indignant, but accepted the Inevita
ble and the Senate took a recess.
Disinterested spectators say that be
yond Question ike motion carried, as
Brownell declared, 4jut they sy that "do
.favored the Kuykendall people by hastily
announcing the result without giving the
opposition time to call for a standing
Tho Carter people were not -caught nap
ping a second "time, however. "When the
Senate was called to order again at 10:30,
Senator Rand moved an adjournment
until 2 P. M. .
"I call for a division," shoutedSenator
.Carter, springing to bis Sect and pointing
his finger at the presiding officer In
way that showed an intention not to ba
too late this time.
The Tote was taken in the usual way
and after the "no" vote had been given
the call lor division was repeated from
every part of the room. A standing vote
was taken, showing the? 15 Kuykendall
men for adjournment and the ten Carter
men and five Democrats against It Tbera
being a tie, the motion was lost.
Democrats Vote for Nottingham.
The Senate then proceeded to ballot for
President, the first ballot showing little
change except that three Democrats voted
for "Nottingham, the Independent Renub
llcan Senator from Multnomah. This was
expected and caused no surprise. Tho
Kuykendall Booth, Brownell, Coe, Coke.
Crolsan, Hobson, Hodson, Hoi man. Lougbary.
Malarkey. May. Hand. Slchel. Tuttle 11
Carter Bowerman. Farrar, Haines. Howe,
Laycock. McDonald. Nottingham. "VVhealdon.
Nottingham Avery, Pierce. Smith 3.
Pierce Miller JL
Miller Coshow 1.
Booth Kuykendall 1.
Blank Carter 1.
Nine ballots "were taken in the fore
noon, -with no material change except
that on one ballot "Whealdon. a Carter
man, changed to Nottingham, but on tho
next ballot returned to the support of
After the fifth ballot, Hodson, of Mult
nomah, addressed the chair and wanted
to know whether the proceedings could
not be simplified by instructing the pages
to cast 14 ballots for Kuykendall, nlno
for Carter and so on.
Then It was Whealdon's turn. "If the
gentleman will be patient a few mo
ments we'll make a suggestion that will
put that In total eclipse," said the Sen
ator from Wasco.
Waiting for the Eclipse.
This put the Senate and the lobby on
tiptoe with expectancy, but the next and
succeeding ballots failed to produce the
eclipse. At 11:30 the Senate adjourned
until 2 P. M.,tthe adjournment being by
During the noon adjournment the
Carter leaders made It known, to the
Kuykendall people that they -were willing
to talk terms, and though this did not
mean a surrender. It brought the op
posing forces into a position which made
a solution of the difficulty probable. A
motion by Rand, of the Kuykendall
forces, was seconded by Carter, for an
adjournment of an hour, and the Carter
men Immediately "went Into caucus in
tho Judiciary room. IX was then agreed
that If satisfactory arrangements could
be made with Kuykendall. tho 'latter
election wou'13 be conceded. Senator
Carter and Senator Haines emerged
from tho caucus, and when they pro
ceeded directly to the Kuykendall head
quarters the whisper went around that
"the fight Is off."
Soon Senator Kuykendall came Into
view, seeking a copy of the session laws
containing the law providing what olerks
shall be elected. This was all that was
necessary to convince the expectant
crowd that all that remained -was a di
vision of the spoils. At 3 o'clock the
negotiations' had not been completed and
a further adjournment was taken until
Carter Declares Struggle Over.
At 4 o'clock the negotiations were -not
complete and another recess was taken
until 5. At that hour the Senators
emerged from the caucus-rooms and took
their seats. The roll was called, and
when the clerk reached the name of the
first Carter man. Senator Bowerman, that
gentleman cast his vote for KuykendalL
When Carter's name was reached he rose
and said that during more than 50 ballots
nine Senators had loyally supported him
and that for two days the organization
of the Legislature had been deadlocked.
He did not feel that he would be Justified
in obstructing legislation and therefore
desired to withdraw from the raw. ih
cast his vote for Senator KuykendalL
All Republicans voted for Kuvkendall.
The five Democrat votes were Smith 2,
Coshow 1, Pierce 1 and Miller 1.
After taking the oath of office. Pro!-
dent Kuykendall addressed the Senate
briefly, expressing his gratitude to the 14
men who had faithfully sumxrted him
and to the other Senators who had caused
him many sleepless nights, but who had
finally given him their votes. Ri a.
clared his intention as a Republican to
perform the duties of his office in such
a manner as to lay the foundation for a
strong and harmonious party feeling in
which factional lines would not be ob
served, and as a loyal citizen to see that
committees are appointed, not in the In
terest of men or set of men, but in the in
terest of our beloved state.
Ab a presiding officer he considered him
self not a master who would drive with
a strong hand, but a servant of the
Senate, whose instructions he would ob
serve. Clerks for the Senators.
At the Republican caucus in the evenlmr
the clerks named above were nominated
and will bo elected tomorrow. The caucus
named a committee of three, composed
of Senators Booth, Holman and Carter,
who will receive names of candidates for
Senate clerkships, of which there art? 22
to be filled. The names will be reported
to the caucus for consideration. The
caucus also decided that each Senator
shall have the privilege of employing a
clerk or stenographer for his own use,
a clerk to receive J3 per day and a ste
In view of this provision for 30 clerks
for the several Senators, it was sug
gested, but not decided, that five of the
stenographers authorized by the standing
law shall not be employed. This question
will be taken up later. Senator Rand
was chairman of the caucus and Senator
Thompson Made Ambassador.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 10. The President
today sent to the Senate the nomination
of David K. Thompson, of Nebraska to
.be Ambassador Extraordinary and Pleni
potentiary to Brazil.
Introduced in Washing
ton State Senate.
RANDS FATHERS MEASURE
Appropriation of"$1 00,000 Is
SEVEN ARE ON COMMISSION
Provision Made for the Collection, Ex
hibition and Maintenance of
Products of State at Lewis
and Clark Centennial.
OLYMPIA, Wash.. Jan. 10. (Staff Cor
respondence.) The Lewis and Clark Fair
Mil, under the authorship of Senator E.
jo. Rands, of Clark County, made its ap
pearance in the Senate today. The meas
ure provides for an appropriation of
5100.000 for the collection, exhibition and
maintenance of the products of the State
of Washington, to be expended under a
commission of seven members, to bo an-
polnted b; the Governor. No salaries are
to be paid these commissioners, but an
executive commissioner, under salarv. Is
empowered to collect a complete and cred
All state bureaus are authorized to co
operate with the Lewis and Clark Fair
Commission to be operated by the bill
ine measure carries an pmimnw
clause and Is in full as follows:
Tie Fair BUI.
Section 1- That for h.
hIMM n 0 fh ..Miir... nut.... - I ,
development f the State of "Washington t
vuc jxu ana wiarK .Exposition at Port
land. Or.. In 1W)S thorn f . h.mln. r--t
wumuMion anown aa me iewii and Clark
exposition commission of the State of Wash
ington. Stleh hasrri hll K.
and shall contain not more than seven
xnemDers, who shall be appointed by the
Governor, and all shall be residents of this
They shall hold tholp iirw fmm ..
i ajjpoiauiieni xo January I, 190 unless
sooner removed for cause, by the Oot'emor.
and In case of snch removal, or their death
or InablUtv or nfuui to m.i. .
aors" ahaU be appointed by the Governor.
EeC 2. Eaeh n mM rnmnl..lr,.. 1
appointed shall serve 'without salary, but
snalL be allowed hla -tni rr-.... .
penaes Incurred In attending meeting of
Mm uuanx in inc. aiscoarga or nis duties,
to be Qald OUt of tho TTtnnv V- ...T ...
proprlated. upon vouchers approved by the
Duties of CommtsioBcra.
Sec. 3. The mtnlwri nf valrf f
mission ers shall meet mbUrt t ih. -ii r
the Governor within ten days after this act
oecomes a jaw. at such time and place as
he may designate, unit hali tju w..r. ...
members a president and secretary who shall
aeep a. reeoro oi tnelr proceedings. They
shall appoint an executive commissioner
who shall be a citizen of the State of Washf
ingion. ana nx nis salary not to exceed the
cum of 1130 nor rannth fm- tv. v..
shall be actually encaged In the business of
jwtjwHuoa, wnicn salary ana nis neces
sary expenses shall be paid out of the
The said executive commissioner shall be
and Is hereby authorized and empowered
to assume and exercise all powers and func
tions necessary to secure a complete and
creditable display of the products and In
terests of the state at the Lewis and Clark
Exposition in 1905. Hi. ahall bur. u.r.n.t
chanre at the unllrlt ntlnn .n1lMnn ...
portatlon. arrangement and exhibition of the
objects sent under the authority of the
viaie to ine xewis ana uiaric .Exposition of
1905. and of mmh nh1ct utit (nAli-IA..-,!
Citizens of the State of Washlnirtnn mat-
he by them placed In his charge. He
shall make a report to the -commissioners
monthly, or as often as by them required,
and shall hold office at the pleasure of such
Co-operation of State Bureaus.
Sec . All state bureaus, including the
bureau of mining, horticulture, agriculture,
fisheries and others, are authorised and di
rected to co-operate with said Washington
Liewis ana ciaric committee and to forward to
the Lewis and Clark Exposition all the col
lections and cabinets belonging to the state.
Sec. 5. The president of said commission
is hereby authorized to order In writing
such printing as may be required by the
said commission, not to exceed In amount
the sum of $500. which shall be paid out
of the appropriation hereby made.
Sec C After the close of said ExdosI-
tion. the mid executive commissioner, or In
case the term of offlce of the members of
the state commission has expired, then the
Governor, shall have the power to ell such
exhibits as the state may have Interest In,
and which Is proper to dispose of to the
best advantage of the state, ana shall de
posit the proceeds in the general fnnd of the
state Treasury: and shall also return to
trie owners sucn exhibits as may be loaned
for exhibition purposes, free of cost to said
Commissioner to Pass on Exhibits.
Sec 7. All counties, districts or individu
als desiring to send articles to said Exposi
tion may do so by having the same deliv
ered In good order for shipment at a nlace
to be designated by the executive commis
sioner, where they shall be received by him
ana careruuy stored until the proper time
tor snipmeni to sucn exposition, and such
executive commlrtoner shall forward all
such articles as shall be deemed worthy of
exhibition to Portland, Or.: the freight or
expense charge to and from Portland shall
he paid out of the fund hereinafter appro
priated. Sec. S. Such commission may Issue certifi
cates of Indebtedness with sworn vouchers
attached thereto. All such certificates shall
be presented to the Auditor of the state,
who shall Issue warrants upon the Treasury
of the state for the tame, providing that
the certificates and warrants ao drawn shall
In no case exceed the amount hereinafter ap.
Sec. 9. The commissioners appointed to
make an exhibit of the resources of the
State of Washington at the Louisiana Pur
chase Exhibition at St. Louis. In 1904.
are hereby authorized and directed' to save
all suitable exhibits from the State of Wash
ington, and to turn, same over to the com
mission herein created for the purpose of
Having tne tame usea as a part of the ex
hibit by this state at said Lewis and Clark
Sam Provided for the Display.
Sec 10. To carry out the purpose and
provisions of this act the sum of 9100,000 Is
hereby appropriated out of any money In
the treasury not otherwise appropriated.
The State Treasurer is hereby directed to
pay the money to the executive commissioner
from time to time upon the requisition of
the state commission by its president and
secretary and approved by the State Audi
tor. Sec 11. The Governor of the state shall
Isue a commission as provided for la sec
tion IS, article I1L of the state constitu
tion, to the person selected for executive
commissioner of the Lewis and Clark Ex
position. Sec 1 Chapter JJBB ot the laws of 1902,
as -approved March 21, 1903, Is hereby re
pealed. Sec 13.' An emergency exists, and this act
shall take effect Immediately.
TAIB0T HTJST BE TRIED.
Board of Inquiry Decides to Settle
READING, Pa., Jan. 10. Despite the
lack of a quorunv" seven members of
the board of Inquiry appointed to
probe the charges made against Bishop
Ethelbert Talbot, of the Central Penn
sylvania diocese of the Episcopal
Chorea, by L N. W. Irvine, the deposed
priest, met in this city today, and after
a three hours conference, adjourned to
meet here on Friday. The members
of the committee . informally consid
ered the case in many of Its phases,
and after its adjournment, it was the
consensus of opinion that the case
must be- settled to save. the good aasae
of the church, as well as In-Justlce to
the Board were of the oplnlynz-hat I
tnere can be no wlthdrawaL-of the
grave charges, and the case ought to.
be settled once and for alL'
William B. Butler, of ACauch Chunk,
a layman of the board, who was elect
ed secretary, said that, notwithstand
ing the Huntingdon signers had repu
diated the charges and that the other
signer had asked Bishop. Tuttle to
permit them to withdraw the accusa
tions, the charges stand as prominent
ly as ever before the members of the
board, and neither repudiations nor
withdrawals could avail while the rep
utation of the bishop is assailed. All
the members of the board and the pre
senters agree In one paragraph of the
withdrawal paper, which reads as fol
lows: "We earnestly desire that the lons-existlng-
scandal in the church shall
be forever quieted.
There was some discussion tnrf.n-
regarding the legality of the board. In
inis connection Mr. Butler said:
"Bishop Tuttle has not niIPMnnat
the power of the board to act, and he
has not In the slightest way Intimated
that this body has no mithnritw
consider the charges. This body was
appointed in due canonical form and
Something: of a surnr!A
sioned by the presence of J. Frederick
Jenklnson. of Philadelphia, one of the
signers of the original presentment,
and. of counsel for the presenters.
Personally." said Mr. Jenklnson. T
wm be very much surprised if the
board should ordor R(.tinn
.nV"?: PIn,n this Is the last
that will be heard of the Talhot-Tiin.
CONTENTS OF TODAY'S' PAPEK
"TODAY'S Fair; northerly winds.
TE5TKBDAY6 Maximum lemnerature
deg.; .mlnmura. 30.' Precipitation, none.
Tho War la' the Par Esjt.
Japan threatens to attack Chile and Argentina
for selling warahlps to Russia. Pare 2.
Japanese cruisers await Russian fleet In Indian
ucean ana off Borneo. Page 2.
Husslan troope losing confidence in Kuropatkin.
The Czar fears to pute Witte in power. Tare 4
Balkan states prepare to take advantage of
Russia's trouble. Page A.
Defeat of Premier Combes gives pleasure to
ine vaucan. rage 4. y
President Roosevelt will call extra session to
revise, tans and calls on Congress to pass
railroad rate law and Xavy appropriation.
T. C Powell appointed Marshal at N'ome.
Charges against .Judge Swayne completed.
House debates currency reform. Page 4.
Bryan advises Democrats to support Roose
velt's railroad policy. Page B.
Adams Inaugurated as Governor of Colo
rado. Page S.
Peabodys contest Investigation to be thor
ough. Page 5.
More revelations about Mrs. Duke In Chi
cago: she will resist annulment of mar
riage. Page 1.
Hot fight In livestock convention against
admission of packers and railroad men.
Naphtha ship blows up In the Atlantic
Investigation of Bishop Talbot's case will
proceed. Page 1. '
Bill for appropriation for $100,000 for Lewis
and Clark Fair Introduced In Washington
Senate. Page 1.
Whitman County men can no longer carry
revolvers, i'age 7.
Rumors ot attempt to embarrass Incoming
warden in Walla Walla Penltentlarv.
Seattle men quarrel, and one kills the o'.her
on Fox Island. Alaska. Page 7.
Pacific Coast Legislatures.
Senator Kuykendall, of. Lane County, elect
ed president of the Oregon Senate. Page 1.
Fifty bills are introduced and read for the
first time In the Oregon House Page 0.
John L. Wilson, of Seattle, shows strength
in Washington Senatorial race. Page 7.
Frank Flint leads Senatorial aspirants in
California. Page 5. ;
Commercial aad Marine.
Advance In sugar. Page 15.
Unimportant transactions In stock market.
Break In Chicago wheat prices. Page 13.
San Francisco firm offers Government Aus
tralian oats. Page 13.
Steamer Dalles City strikes rock near Stev
enson. Page 14.
Japanese Consul watching movements of
steamer Olynrpla. Page 14.
Barry -and Burns unable to agree on date
for boxing match. Page 11.
Portland nd Vicinity.
City Attorney and City Engineer confer on
beat metnoa to repair Tanner Creek sewer
A. A. Courtcney criticises fellow-members of
Civil Service Commission. Page 11.
Portland Club proprietors plead guilty in
gambling cases and dismiss actions
against Sheriff Word. Page 10.
Fruitgrowers open first session in two years.
Federal grand Jury has an outing to the
Lewis and Clark Exposition Grounds.
Electric line to Hlllaboro is sow assured.
Plan on foot to consolidate Chamber of
Commerce. Board of Trade and Manufac
turers Association. Page 16.
Judge Bellinger scores action of Immigra
tion Inspector Barbour in holding up for
eign captain for alleged violation of im
migration laws. Page M.
President Will Call an
IT MAY BE IN OCTOBER
Committees Must Have
FORM FREIGHT LAW
President Roosevelt Leaves Tariff
Question to Congress, but. Insists
. on Legislation on Freight Rates
and Building Up of Navy.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 10.-President
Roosevelt favors the earliest-possible ac
tion looking- to & revision by Congress of
the tariff. HeT8o informed the Senators
and Representatives who were in confer
ence with him 'at the White House last
Saturday, and! he has made plain his
position to others since that conference.
He will call "the 59th Congress into
extraordinary session as soon as the com
mittees have indicated that they are pre
pared to submit a tariff measure for pass
One of those present at the conference
on Saturday said today. In view of the
conflicting stories published regarding the
meeting, that the President informed
them that, while he did not believe in any
sweeping revision of the tariff, and would
abide absolutely by the Judgment of the
two houses of Congress in a matter that
related so particularly to them, yet he
did think the time had come when the
schedules should be examined v and there
should be a readjustment as to certain
of them. The President added that his
own view was that the special session
should take place at the earliest date at
wtucn i no committees oz ine two nouses
could come to? an agreement as to a bill.
If they, took .this .view, he said he would
hold himself ready to cail the extraor
dinary session at whateevr time the mem
bers of the two committees, especially
the H o U5c co ro nr.! tt eo. on ways and means.
I sjftould irrforn: nlm. they wosld be ready
witn tneir report. --Favors
Session In Spring.
If Congress should act on the tariff
question in accordance with the Presi
dent's desire. It was made perfectly plain
today that the, extraordinary session
would be called to assemble in the com
ing Spring. It has been pointed out, how
ever, by the tariff experts of the House
and Senate that it will require many
weeks to prepare a measure for submis
sion to the House. The President realizes
that this is a practical objection to an
early special session of Congress, as the
members of the committee have not the
time now necessary to devote to the prep
aration of a tariff bill. So far as the
President Is concerned, he would be will
ing to have Congress in session during
the Summer months. He has indicated
his entire readiness to remain In Wash
ington next Summer, If Congress will un
dertake at that time the consideration, of
a tariff measure; but Congress, thus far,
has shown, no disposition to accede to the
proposition of a hot-weather session.
While no decision of a definite char
acter has been reached as to the time of
the extraordinary session, it is reason
able to believe that. It one should be call
ed to meet next Autumn, It will probably
be In October.
"it was added that there is not the
least prospect of differences so radical
arising between the President and the
Republican leaders in Congress over the
tariff question as to cause any split In the
party. While the President is deeply In
earnest In his desire for tariff revision, he
regards the question as one of expedi
ency, inasmuch as no principle is at
Will Fight the Freight-Rate Law.
On another question, however, that of
legislation relating to interstate freight
rates of railroads, his mind is quite made
up. He will fight for that legislation, and
fight hard. He hopes to secure from Con
gress some definite action regarding that
legislation at the present session, but, If
he does not, he will bring the Bubject
again before Congress at the proposed ex
traordinary session and will urge with
all his power the crystallization into a
law of the recommendations he has al
ready made to Congress on that question.
The freight-rate question he does not
regard as one of expediency. He holds
that It Is a subject In which a great
moral principle Is involved, and one very
near to all the people of the country. Ho
regards It. in fact,as the paramount issue
at this time.
Build Up the Navy.
Some concern was given at the con
ference to the subject of appropriations
to be authorized at the present session
ot Congress. The President cordially ap
proved of the disposition of Congress to
hold the appropriations down to the low
est possible limit, but he urged very
strongly that the naval appropriations
should not be materially disturbed, say
ing that the best guaranteee of peace for
this country lies In a strong and homo
geneous navy, and that the naval pro
gramme as mapped out should be carried
Into effect, without the dropping of a sin
gle vessel. The President maintained
that Congess should authorize the con
struction not merely or one or two cruis
ers but of fighting ships, battleships,
and he expressed the hope that an agree
ment In this regard might be reached In
OPINION IN CONGRESS.
Senate. Places Burden on House,
Where Revision Is Favored.
WASHINGTON. Jan. 19. Whether there
will be an extra session- of Congress for
a revision of the tariff is a question. In
the expressed opinion of a number of
leaders- of the Senate, that must be de
termined by the President and the House,
la other words, several Senators contend
steadfastly that tho responsibility of tar
iff revision agitation must be borne by
the House, while the Senate' will join in
the perfecting of such legislation as may
be provided if an extra session Is 'called
by the President and a bill be passed by
Senators who plan to place on the House
the burden of an extra session argue that
certain House members in discussing the
relative positions ot the two legislative
branches of Congress have not refrained
from advancing the charge that the Sen
ate does not represent the people as does
the House, and say that. If opposition
to an extra session Is made effective, it
will not be the Senate that erects the bar
rier. Few Senators are to be found who are
willing to discuss the matter for publica
tion; beyond saying that, if a tariff ses
sion is called, it should not be held be
fore Autumn, to be convened in October
preferably. The argument in favor of a
late session is that the members of the
ways and means committee of the House
and the finance committee of the Senate
would have an opportunity to investigate
the demands for a revision and thus ar
rive at aibetter understanding ot legisla
tive needs before the session is assembled.
There Is a lively exchange of views and
gossip regarding tariff revision in the
House. While no direct or organized poll
of its members is being made and cau
cuses by state delegations are not being
held, it is known that the Speaker, as
well as prominent members of the ways
and means committee, are collecting the
views of members personally. The only
approach. to a poll of members on the
subject Is that which was completed by
Representative Tawney, ot Minnesota, be
forethe holiday recess. .
Mr. TaTk-ney found a decided sentiment
In favor of an investigation by the proper
committee of the House regarding changes
in industrial conditions rhlch may have
uLK.cn place since me enactment oi tne
Dingley tariff with a view to ascertain
Ing the necessity or otherwise of changes
in the schedules. The result of this In
qulry was placed in the possession of the
President at the recent conference on the
subject of tariff revision and undoubtedly
had its weight in the discussion.
Prominent members, while not wishing
to make a statement on the subject, af
firm that their discussions with their col
leagues reveal a decided sentiment In fa
vor of no action whatever regarding the
tariff. The situation since the White
House, conference has taken no definite
form, nor has" any particular phase of the
agitation developed into anything tan
gible. KIDDLE WEST ER0ZEN UP.
Temperature' Gees Belovr Zero, on
Lakes and in Mississippi Valley.
ST. PAUL, Jan. 10. Sixteen degrees be
low Zero wa.q thn Inxtroat nnint
here by the mercury in the Government
mennomeier. it was tne coldest day of
the Winter. Residents of Minnesota and
the Canadian Northwest fmmri th tm
peraturo Just twice as cold as It was
in oc x-aui, tne temperature there being
82 degrees below. In the Dakotas it
ranged anvwhem from io tn ?r Hon-,
ARIZONA REVELS IN RAIN.
Great Storm Brinas Blessinn.
Though It Delays Trains
PHOENIX. Ariz.. Jan. 10 Tho w t
sionn continues, tne total nreMni otinti
for the two days being nearly three
Inches, or mnrn than tialf as i.
as fell here during the entire year 1904.
.wonnDouna santa ire trains were delayed
a few hours today by a washout.
All the rivers are boo mine-, anri mnnia
are full. The benefits to the country will
vasuy exceea any possioie damage.
Chicago Has Its Coldest.
CHICAGO. Jan. 10. Thn mMput Trsnth-
er of the season prevailed, here today, the
minimum temneratum beinir d-r Viainnr
Owlng to the absence ot snow and wind.
tue eiiect on irawc was not severe.
Mercury Away Down at Superior.
SUPERIOR. Wis.. Jan. 10. Tha offi
cial temperature was st Deiow at 7 A. M.,
while street thermometers indicate 27
Prairies Under White Blanket.
KANSAS CITY. Mo.. Jan. 1ft A -av,
snowstorm prevailed today in Western
Missouri, and was general throughout
STRAIGHT TIP TO CE0KEE.
British Jockey Club Does Not Wish
His Horses at Newmarket.
LONDON. Jan. 10. TUohnwi pv.
has received the following- from the
secretary of the Jockey Club In reply
to a letter from r. Croker asking- for
an explanation of the refusal of the
Jnclcpv C.I 11 h tn rrmnt him I t
a - - . A.tiuisaiUU
to train his horses at Newmarket:
ine jocicey uiud will remind you
that the tralnincr trrnnnHa at- lo.,.
ket are the private property of the
Jockey Club and that no one is allowed
io train on ine grounds without per
mission is first asked anri rAalt-o T
am directed by the stewards to inform
you mat tney uo not msh you to have
your horses trained at Newmarket."
THE DAY'S DEATH BOLL.
George W. Kelsey, Railroad-Builder.
CHICAGO. Jan. 10. Geonr TV. TTja,.
a veteran railroad constructor, is dead
here aged 67 years.
Dr. Edmund J. Wolf.
GETTYSBURG. Pa. Jan. lftn
mund J. Wolf, president of the general
synod of the Lutheran Church of Amer
ica, died today at his home here.
Mark Twain Is Recovering.
NEW YORK. Jan. m-Samn.l t.
ens ("Mark Twain"), who has been con
fined to his bed with nenln
for three weeks at his new home In Fifth
avenue. Is renorted to ho i-o.n,.j
He Is still In bed, however. The humor
ist moved Into the house only a few days
before he was taken ill. and for a num
ber of days the physicians feared pneu
monia. This was warded off, and for the
last three days he bas been rnnMiv
TO KIDNAP DUKE
Said to Have Been Miss
IF HE FAILED TO MARRY
More Revelations About Wife
of Tobacco King.
HAD OREGON TIMBER TO SELli
She Tried to Inveigle Chicago Banker
Into Deal Said to Have Worked
H. Seward Webb, Her Uneler
Till He Got Tired.
CHICAGO. Jan. 10. (Special.) The mosS
sensational development in the "Duke
Webb affair, as far as the Chicago end
I3 concerned, was the statement by detec
tives working on the case that they had!
uncovered a plot laid In Chicago to kid
nap Brodte L. Duke, la the event that he
did not become the husband of Alice L.
Webb. It Is announced that In due time
all the details ot the startling plot will
be made public
The officers working on the case are re
ticent, but Insist that the millionaire to
bacco man was to have been married at
whatever cost, and that the kidnaping
plan was one of the last resorts, it other
methods failed. They decline to say
whether the kidnaping scheme also in
cluded a heavy ransom.
"All we care to say at this time,", they
say. "Is that such a plot was hatched
here In Chicago prior to the wedding ot"
Duke to the Webb woman. All the de
tails will shortly be in our hands and the
country will get a fresh sensation when
they are made public."
Tried to Sell Oregon Timber.
Persistent efforts ot Mrs. Duke to in
terest in her financial schemes Gilbert B.
Shaw, ex-president of the American Trust
& Savings Company, illustrate the wom
an's methods. Mr. Shaw's name is given
as a reference in. the literature ot the
. "One of the first propositions she pre
sented to me," said Mr. Shaw, "was a
lumber deal out In Oregon. I thought her
a shrewd business woman, and for a time
was half inclined to go into the deal. It
was one of the best propositions I ever
saw and I made considerably inquiry re
garding it on my own account.
"I think she was acting- merely In the
capacity of promoter or agent for the
owner of the property. I don't know
where she made her headquarters at that
time, but understand she was traveling
a great deal of the time. I am told she
put through some big deals in timber
"I have been in the offices of the Webb
Taylor Company any number of times re
cently, and Alice Webb, or Mrs. Duke, aa
she is known, was anxious to have ma
Invest In the Texas Tobacco lands near
Nacogdoches, but I never put one dollar
into the scheme. I did not give her au
thority to use my name as a reference.
She claimed to be a friend of WUlard
Howe', manager ot the Palmer House,
but he said he did not know her."
Many Creditors Crop Up.
Other developments of the day brought
out a great number of persons who would
be anxious for a few minutes financial
conversation with Mrs. Webb-Duke, Dill-
gent inquiry has developed the fact that
there are manv vlrf 'ttkt nf
The woman's operations N have, extended
through a period of several. years, accord
ing to latest investigations. One of her
first Chicago victims wa3 Dr. A. J. Park,
520 Fiftieth street, from whom she se
cured a loan of P when he met her on
an ocean voyage five years ago;
James S. McConnell, aa attorney with'
offices at 8i Washington street, is said
to have a bill of J293 for services rendered
the Taylor-Webb Company.
How many victims Miss Webb made in
her dealings In Texas tobacco lands no
one knows. One man, who declines to
give his name, admits that he Is Involved
witb the woman to the extent of 10,000,
and that he has charged the account up
to profit and loss.
Charles F. ,Hass, the detective, has
known the woman for several years and
professes to believe that she will come
back some day and meet all her obliga
Niece of H. Seward Webb.
Several fThlcaennna ttwayt Vi nmmn.. :
a niece of Dr. H. Seward Webb, the noted
New York physician and relative ot the
Vanderbllt famllv. Tt T Hpxianut tw
Webb has frequently aided her In clear
ing ner smrts 01 nnanciai entanglements.
The doctor is said to have declared on
the last occasion when she applied to him
foraid tnat 3ne need never expect him
to aid her again.
Neither Taylor. Webb & Co. nnT- ithar
member of the firm ever owned any prop
erty at JNacoguocnes. lex., according to
Geonre Packard, attornev for tho
man National Bank, of Little Rock, Ark.,
who Is trying to collect two notes for
J5000 each held bv the hank- ani rin
by Taylor and Miss Webb In payment for
lumDer purcnasea irom tne Pritchard
MRS. DUKE WILL FIGHT.
Hires Lawyers to Resist Movement to
Annul Her Marriage.
NEW YORK, Jan. 10. Mrs. Alice Webb-
Duke, whose marriage to Brodie L. Duke
was followed by his incarceration In a
sanitarium, intends to fight the relatives
of her husband, who are endeavoring to
have the marriage annulled and has re
tained counsel and taken steos to nro-
cure her release on habeas corpus nro-ceedinss.