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THE MORNING OKEGUfllAN, SATURDAY". FiSBKUAKY 4, 1905.
Foster and Cushman
Have Locked Horns
POSTOFFICE IS THE CAUSE
Lecroneand Votaw Rival Can
didates at Tacoma.
WHY FOSTER DELAYED ACTION
Held Back Lecrone's Appointment to
Insure Vote for Senator Cush
man and Ankeny Clash
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, "Wash
ington, Feb. 3. Senator Foster and Rep
resentative Cushman are lining: .up for a
fight to a finish over the Tacoma Post
mastership. Foster Is ready to recom
mend the appointment of Dr. Lecrone,
who voted for him In both his contests
for the Senatorehlp, but Cushman will not
stand for Lecrone. and Is understood to
prefer the appointment of Henry L. Vo
taw, who In turn Is equally unacceptable
According to the present plans, Foster
and Cushman will both call on the Presi
dent at an early day to present their rec
ommendations. At a brief and chilly con
ference which they had today they were
unable to come to a satisfactory under
standing; In fact, agreed to disagree.
Cushman? one hope of winning out is in
being able to induce the President to de
cline to appoint Iecrone. He will point
out that Postmaster Cromwell has served
a. year beyond IiIb appointed term, and In
all that time Foster never asked for the
Appointment of his successor. He declares
that Foster, now about to retire from the
Snatc. has forfeited his right t control
this appointment. He will probably go
further and present reasons why Lecrone,
In his opinion. Is not suited for Postmas
ter. Foster will combat Cushman and will
demand the absolute right to name the
Postmaster. He will deny that Cushman
is entitled to any consideration in this
matter, and will insist that he forfeited
none of his rights by delaying action. If
Lecrone Is once nominated. It will proba
bly be impossible to prevent his confirma
tion, unless Cushman can work upon Sen
ator Ankeny to hold up the nomination,
which seems unlikely.
There is excellent authority for the
statement that Foster would have recom
mended Lecrone a year ago but for the
fact that he feared Lecrone might go back
on him in the Senatorshlp contest if ap
pointed before election. By holding up
the appointment, Foster held Lecrone's
vote until the deal was made which as
sured Piles' election.
It is probable that Cushman and Ankeny
will clash over the confirmation of Dan
Crowley as Postmaster of Vancouver.
Crowley was appointed on Cushman's
recommendation and in spite of the pro
test of Senators Foster and Ankeny. Since
the nomination was made It Is probably
held up by Ankeny, and It is rumored on
good authority that there will be no con
firmation this session. Foster was Inter
ested with Ankeny in securing the ap
pointment of C. G. Shaw, and by prevent
ing Crowley's confirmation they hope to
win out. Cushman, however. Is confident
Crowley will be confirmed, or. If not con
firmed, that he will be reappointed by the
President when Congress adjourns.
THERE'S ICE BETWEEN THEM
Foster Tries to Conciliate Ankeny,
Needing His Help.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, "Wash
ington. Feb. 3. A very pronounced cool
ness was displayed today between Senator
Foster and Senator Ankeny, as a result
of the former's telegram which nearly
discredited his colleague at the White
House last week. The Senators met to
day for the first time since the Seattle
postmastership episode. Senator Foster
avoided his colleague before the Senate
convened, though their committee-rooms
are adjoining. When he entered the Sen
ate, he went direct to his seat, and did
not leave It while the Swayne case was
pending. At its conclusion. Senator An
keny approached Senator Foster and con
versed with him briefly.
During that conversation Foster made
every endeavor to square himself with
his fellow-Senator. He gave the profound
assurance that his telegram to Repre
sentative Humphrey had not been Intend
ed to place him (Ankeny) in a bad light
before the President: that nothing was
further from his purpose. He expressed
regret that It should have had that effect.
These and other overtures Senator Foster
made, and he was partially forgiven,
though relations between the Senators arc
far from cordial.
Foster finds himself in a position where
he must have Ankeny's support or he will
be unable to carry out the programme
which he has outlined for his final month
in Congress. He wants Ankeny's aid in
his fight to name the Tacoma Postmaster,
in preventing the confirmation of Post
master Crowley at Vancouver, and also in
getting various bills through the Senate.
While he himself does not intend to de
mand the removal of Marshal Hopkins.
Foster is anxious that this should be
done, and wants Ankeny's approval of
any step that may be taken in that direc
tion. Altogether he needs to square him
self with Ankeny, if he hopes to close his
career in a blaze of glory, and his ef
forts today were distinctly In that direction.
duced a special bill giving the Secretary
of "War authority to compel the city to
lower its water mains under the river
to any depth deemed necessary In the
Interest of navigation, and imposing a
penalty of $10,000 for failure of the city
to lower its pipes if requested to do so.
Mr. Williamson will press the special
bill so that the Upper Willamette may
be dredged by private enterprise.
To Open Colville South Half.
OREGOXIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Feb. 3. Senator Foster today in
troduced an amendment to the Indian ap
propriation bill authorizing the opening
of the south half 01 the Colville Indian
reservation to entry.
NOT PUBLIC FUNDS
Why Money Is Paid to Indian
Oregon Rural Carriers Named.
OREGONIAN NEWS BUREAU, Wash
ington, Feb. 3. David P. McKay has been
appointed regular, Albert H. Ottlnger
substitute, rural free-delivery carrier,
Koute 1, at Wilbur, Or.
DEEPENING OF UPPER HARBOR
Provision Will Be Made by Special
Act of Congress.
WASHINGTON'. Feb. 3.-The river and
harbor committee today voted to strike
out the provision in the bill giving the
Secretary of War jurisdiction over the
"Willamette River above the Madison
street bridge, at Portland. There was no
objection to conferring this authority, but
it is now legislation, and docs not prop
erly belong to th river and harbor bill.
Bepresentative Williamson today Intro-
DELTTGE IN ARIZONA.
Passenger Train Narrowly Escapes,
and Stage Goes Into Torrent.
KINGMAN, Ariz., Feb. 3. A broken rail
near Yampai, CO miles east of here, de
railed several coaches on the westbound
Santa Fe flyers early this morning. WThen
the derailed coaches stopped they were
within a few feet of a deep ravine. Sev
eral people were thrown from their berths
but none was seriously hurt.
Railroad Canyon, where so much trou
ble occurred last Summer from washouts.
Is again washed out and it will be several
days before trains are running there.
Rain has been falling here since early
yesterday evening, and today there was a
heavy downpour. Freighting and staging
is at a standstill. Two inches of rain fell
This afternoon the Gold Road stage. In
crossing the canyon below here, was over
turned by the rush of water, two horses
were drowned and the driver escaped only
after being carried far down by the tor
rent. The stage has not yet been found.
Father Ketcham Denies That Public
Funds Are Diverted, and Quotes
Money to Show Diversion of
Trust Funds Is Legal.
BOGIE HAS LIFE.
(Continued From First Page.)
ter in charge, nearly all of the members
of the subcommittee leaving Olympia on
the morning train's.
The strong commission men, however.
are still discussing the matter with a
seriousness that assures a lively time
when the measure comes up for final pas
sage. Something less than a provision by
which the railroad property can be con
fiscated and the railroad men "drawn,
quartered and hung" may be acceptable
to some of the East Side districts here
represented, but If a milder measure is
permitted it must still be sufficiently
strong to prohibit the roads from having
much to say about their own business.
The men who are opposing the' drastic
provisions demanded by the most rabid
commission men nearly all give the same
reason for their opposition, and that is
that the conferring of so much power on
one man is dangerous from a political
standpoint. This dangerous feature of
the Kennedy bill was quite clearly set
forth by Charles M. Sevey, of the North
ern Pacific, in his speech before the Joint
committee a few days ago.
Too Much Power Demanded.
Touching on this point Mr. Sevey said:
It is too great a power to place In the
hands of one man, or one board, and undor
the terms of these bills the power is vested
in the Governor to remove, without cause,
the commissioners. It follows from this that
the Governor would have absolute control.
If the commissioners did not obey his dic
tates they could be removed and a com
mission pliable to his will substituted.
It has always been one of the arguments
In favor of a railroad commission that It
would take railroad interests out of politics.
The taking of railroads out of politics is
Kreatly to be desired. We do not wish to
be In politics, but the bills pending before
this committee are such as to create the
greatest incentive for political agitation,
and the result might be that a political
schemer In the Governor's choir would use
this vast business machinery to promote
his ambitions; or. on the other hand, the
transportation companies might be com
pelled to resort to political methods for
their own protection. Wc will assume, and
do assume, that the present Governor would
be entirely fair, but you are making a law
for the future, and you are making a law
which ought to be so framed that no par
ticular Interest would have an incentive for
coins into politics.
Any one of these bills. If enacted Into a
law, would be the greatest instrumentality
for oppression possible in the hands of a
designing politician, or set of designing poli
ticians. Such a law could not subserve the
Interests of the whole people, and the party
which enacts It will certainly reap the
consequences In the end.
We do not seriously object to a fair com
mission, clothed with power to adjust real
complaints and prevent real abuses, but we
do object to a commission which will give
to three men practically dictatorial power,
not only over our business, but the business
of all the people who are our patrons. The
commission should have a tenure of office,
so that they will have an Incentive to study
their business and study the business con
ditions of the state, and in that way become
an effective instrumentality for adjusting
differences between the railroads and their
patrons. Impeachment by the Legislature.
as other officers may be Impeached, should
be the only method of removal.
Where Portland Might Suffer.
Regarding the feature In which Port
land is particularly Interested, the fixing
of joint rates, Mr. Sevey said:
The bill provides that the commission may
fix Joint rates, and without limit compel
the transfer of cars from one road to an
other. This would enable the commission
to favor one road, or system of roads, at
the expense of another, even though Its own
lines might reach the point of destination.
To illustrate: The commission could make
a Joint rate from Colfax to Puget Sound,
by way of Spokane, thereby depriving the
Oregon Railroad & Navigation Company of
its legitimate part of the haul, which by
Its own choice might be by way of Port
land. The branches of the Oregon Rail
road & Navigation Company might be made
feeders of the Northern Pacific, or vice j
versa, ir such a law were in force there
might not be any Incentive to build com
This bill gives to the commission the
authority, in case of Joint rates, to divide
the rate between the roads performing the
Joint service. It would be an Instrumental
ity. In the hands of the Governor appointing
a commission, and of the commission itself,
to favor the system or road which could
give the greatest political influence.
These are a few of the high places that
the commission-bill craft will hit on Its
voyage to the statute-books, and unless
it Is lightened of some of the load of in
justice which it Is now carrying. It may
remain stranded on those high places.
Unless there is a more compromising dis
position shown than Is now In evidence,
the railroad commission bill as passed
will be satisfactory to neither the roads
or the people. E. W. W.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 3. President
Roosevelt's connection with the diversion
of Indian trust funds to the support of
Catholic mission schools is explained and
justified In a communication addressed to
the President by Attorney-General Moody,
which was filed today with the Senate
committee on Indian affairs by William H.
Ketcham, director of the Bureau of Cath
olic Indian missions. Father Ketcham
appeared before the committee to defend
his bureau against the charges that it
has been- using undue and political influ
ences to secure the use of trust funds for
Mr. Moody's communication, dated Feb
ruary 2. 1903, sets forth the record of a
cabinet meeting held In January. 1904,
when the question of the use of Indian
funds for sectarlaa schools was discussed
and the President asked for.' an opinion as
to nis authority to direct that contracts
be made for the use of such funds by de
nominational educational institutions. Sen
ator Knox, then Attorney-General, decid
ed that the action of Congress In declar
ing it to bo the noliev of the Oovemment
. :l , uc miiiHii wiiu a cut'u j mump
not to permit the use of the public moneys I , . , 1 , . l
of the American people for sectarian pur--f box when you can have a good piano
poses uia not repeal previous laws giving
Suicide of Chicago Business Man.
CHICAGO, Feb. 3. John B. Scully, sec
retary of the Scully Steel & Iron Works,
and a well-known business man, commit
ted suicide today by shooting himself
through the head. Fatigue and lack of
sleep consequent on constant attendance
at the bedside of his wife, who Is crit
ically 111. arc believed to have caused tem
Residence Worth $400,000 Burned.
NEW YORK. Feb. 3. Fire tonight de
stroyed Cedar Court, the country house
of Otto Kuhn. a member of the banking
house of Kuhn. Loeb & Co., of New York,
situated near Morristown. N. J entailing
a loss of about $400,000. In the house was
a rug fc. which Mr. Kuhn had paid
tO thp Sliprntarv rf Vir Ttiforlnr 1lcrt-.it!n
to use the Indian funds In any manner he
saw flt- Certain laws were cited to direct
attention to the President's authority in
In this communication Mr. Moody says:
Moody's Opinion of Law.
By your direction. I submit a statement of
what occurred in January. 1001. concerning
your decision to permit the use of the Inter
est upon certain funds held In trust by the
United States for the purpose of sectarian
The question was raised whether a cer
tain declaration of Congress in appropriating
for Indian day and industrial schools pre
cluded the use of the funds In question In
that way. and Mr. Russell, of this depart
ment, received a note from Secretary Hitch
cock, dated January 19, 1004, saying:
"The President has requested me to Inform
you that there will be a meeting at the
executive office of the White House at 3
P. M. on Friday next (22d). to confer with
reference to certain Indian matters recently
brought to your notice, at which meeting the
President requests your presence."
The Attorney-General (Mr. Knox) and
Mr. Russell, who had been considering the
question, proceeded to the meeting, at which
were present Secretaries Hitchcock. Cortel
you and Wilson, and Postmaster-General
Payne. On behalf of the Attorney-General,
a memorandum was submitted in favor of
the legality of the use of the funds, and
Secretary Hitchcock submitted a letter from
the Commissioner of Indian Art a Irs. There
upon the question was discussed at length
and left for your determination.
Besides the memorandum referred to
there was a long one giving the reasons
for the conclusion reported by the Attorney-General,
the substance of which Mr.
The brief memorandum which was left
with you was as follows, as appears by a
copy retained at the Department of Justice:
Indian Funds for Education.
"Partial list of Indian funds In the Treas
ury In trust for particular tribes, a portion
of the Interest of which, funds may be used
for educational purposes by the Secretary
of the Interior, under authority of the act
of April 1, 18S0, and other acts, without
appropriation by Congress.
"These funds can be used for sectarian
schools, but it would be well to do that
otherwise than under contracts.
"Menominee fund; interest, 57G51 per
"Menominee log fund; interest, $70,313 per
"Osage fund; Interest, $410,371 per annum.
"Sioux, $3,000,000; Interest. $150,000 per
The long memorandum (235 pages of type
writing) discusses the question substantially
It explained the history of educational
work by the Government among the Indians
before 1873, under an act of March 3. 1810.
appropriating $10,000 to be a permanent an
nual fund, without reapproprlatlon. for the
employment of teachers among the Indians.
It xnlnJnri tVin lu.limii.i. .r . i
" "VBiuuiUfc ill IJJC tUU"
tract system under President Grant, which
naa not existed under the act of 1S19. and
began after the act of 1S70. appropriating
$100,000 for the support of Indian schools
among tribes not hnvlnr- troatt
stipulations providing funds for educational
No Public Money to Be Given.
It showed the beginning of the general an
nual appropriations for Indian schools in
187C for the suDnort of InriiiKtriot v.vi.
and other educational purposes for the In
dian tribes: that this
ally increasing In amount, has practically
tununueu until me present time; it Is set
forth In the language of current appropria
tions Of DUbllc moneva ft lnri!nn 1nv
Industrial schools, and the declaration of
Congress following adds a proviso to that
language, vir.: That It is "the settled poller
of the Government tn Wro ft.r- mow
appropriation whatever for education In any
seciorian scnooi, ana a subsequent declara
tory proviso in tiie appropriation act for
1890. Viz.: "This being the flnnl nnnrnnrl,-
tlon for sectarian schools."
It then took UD the Question nf h rr..t
of the declaration of Congress, as to which
Senator Vest said In debate:
"This drastic declaration In tht Mil
daring that the Congress of the United
oiaics .win tioi maKC any appropriation to
a sectarian school of any denomination docs
not meet my concurrency."
Does Not Apply to Trust Funds.
It is areued from the sernnd ri.ii,niii..
above quoted and other things that the word
"appropriation" meant Congressional appro
priation and what Congress declared was
uiai congress ltseit would not thereafter
make appropriations to support sectarian
schools, and not that the Secretary of the
Interior was forbidden to "appropriate funds
for that purpose under pre-existing laws."
It quoted the reports of the Commissioner
or Indian Affairs. Mr. Morgan. In 1801 and
1802. to show that the evil complained of by
the opponents of Government aid to sec
tarian schools was that "it Is contrary to
the letter and spirit of the Constitution of
the United States and uterly repugnant to
our American Institutions and our American
history to take from the public moneys
funds for the support of sectarian Institu
tions." and "that no mon.v. f-nm ih. ..i.it.
treasury should be devoted to sectarian or
It confirmed this idea that It was tho use
The Artist and
If we get all that is best iu music
the artist and his piano must be in
sj-mpathy with each other. The music
lovers of Portland will, on February
11, under direction of Miss Lois
Lois Steers, have the pleasure of
hearing that great Russian pianist
Vladimir De Pachmann
.At the Marquam, and the Baldwin
Piano, one of the greatest achieve
ments of modern piano construction.
Everybody will want to hear Pach
mann and his piano, as he is undoubt
edly the most popular figure among
modern pianists. Having spiritualized
every phase of sentiment, being able
to communicate every gradation of
the exultant emotion with the per
fection of surety where technical re
sources are concerned, small wonder
that Paehmann, in genial mood at
tracts the public as do few piana
virtuosi. The Baldwin is only one
of many of the artistic pianos we
handle and as we have often said, no
music-house anywhere has been able
to control the agency of so many fine
pianos, and what is best of all, our ar
rangement is such that we offer them
at such reasonable price and terms
that almost anyone can possess one.
Why be content with a eheap thump
Good Goods Only, Quality Considered, Our Prices Are Always Lowest
in your home, and pay no more for it
than some charge for the chean
grades, on our easy-payment plan
which is so popular with the people?
Drop in and see us. It costs nothing
Allen & Gilbert-
Corner Sixth and Morrison
way that he might see fit. Including as
sistance to sectarian schools were not re
pealed and consequently his discretion re
mained. This was the legal advice given to you as
to your authority to continue the use of
Interest on certain Indian trust funds. It
appeared in the discussion that some of the
Indian tribes desired such use of their own
-moneys and various reasons were given to
show the advantage of continuing to sup
port certain existing sectarian schools on
account of their efficient work or special
beneficial Influence, but with these consider
ations the Department of Justice was not
Scharf Had No Authority.
The charge had been made that the
Catholic bureau, through Dr. E. L.
Scharf, of this city, had made promises
of Catholic political support to the Ad
ministration In return for favors, and
It was to answer this that Father Ketch
am went before the committee today. He
denied that Dr. Scharf has ever had any
connection with the bureau or with any
branch of the Catholic Mission work,
and declared that whatever Dr. Shart
did was on his own Initiative and with
It was not denied by Father Ketcham
that the bureau has endcavqred to se
cure aid for mission schools. He said
that for years the bureau has been con
ducting; schools on various reservations,
notably the Osage, and the Government
has been paying for the teaching of pu
pils the same as in Government schools.
He submitted statistics to show that the
per capita cost has been less In the Cath
olic schools than In the Government
The efforts to obtain the use of trust
funds were begun under the administra
tion of President McKInley. said Father
Ketcham, who explained that he laid the
matter before the President and received
a ruling that the proposition seemed
fair. President McKInley then referred
the matter to the Secretary of the In
terior, but no action was taken, and a
year ago it was taken up by the Catholic
Bureau with President Roosevelt, who.
according to Father Ketcham, approved
the proposition and said It he found It to
be lawful he would agree to permit the
contracts lo be made. It was then that
tho matter was referred to the Cabinet
and later to the Department of Justice
for an opinion.
Bishop Hare Knew Facts.
Father Ketcham asserted that Bishop
Hare, of the Episcopal Church, knew a
year ago that the contracts were being
made and at that time made an inquiry
of the Commissioner of Indian Affairs
and had explained to him the authority
for the contracts. It was dolnrvH fur.
I ther that Bishop Hare was offered simi
lar opportunities ror nis schools, but
declined to accept them.
"If Bishop Hare had accepted this aid
in the same manner that the Lutheran
synod accepted aid for Its schools In Wis
consin, then there would have been no
discussion of this matter." concluded
Father Ketcham. Reference was made
by him to the annual appropriations by
Congress to Hampton Institute, Va.. and
other sectarian schools. He said that
what his bureau was getting was not
Government aid. but payment for educa
tion from i fund owned hv thf Tnrllnnc
and that the aid was by direction of the-
indians lawful guardians.
Scharf's Retort to Bard.
Dr. E. L. Scharf. of "Washington, todny
Issued a signed statement In answer to
Senator Bard's allegations that Dr.
Are impura matters -which the skin,
liver, kidneys and other organs can
not take care cf Trithout help, there is
tuch an accumulation Xti them.
They litter the -whole system..
t: i u:i j ii
. hup iu mai u was tno use .lujyico, uuiin cuz.cum una omcr
of public moneys of the United States or of i , u x, . A. ,
the American people that was objected to CruptlOn8, lOSS Of appetite, that tired
hv rmrtflnsr fh lanpimrA Af u tji I . . ....
ieeung, oinous turns, nts or indiges
tion, dull headaches and many other
troubles are due to them.
Remove all humors, overcome all
their effects, strengthen, tone and
invigorate the whole system.
by quoting the language at th 7ni.n ..
propriatlon act of 1S04 and the report of
Secretary' Hoke Smith of December 13, 181M.
In which he said: "I agree fully with those
who oppose the use of public money for the
support of sectarian schools."
It quoted the debates tn Congress to
show that the intention of Congress was
to reduce the regular appropriation of
public funds so as to get rid of contract
schools aided by the appropriation of money
belonging to the American people. It fur
ther showed that, in the case of the Osage
Schools and Mission Schools on the Sac and
Fox reservation In Oklahoma. Indian trust
funds continued to be used and tho contract
system applied to them, after the declara
tion of Congress.
Secretary Had Discretion.
The argument of the memorandum briefly
was that, notwithstanding the declaration
of Congressional Intent not to make ap
propriation -In the future of public moneys
of tho American pc'ople for sectarian Insti
tutions, the previous 'laws giving the Secre
tary pf the Interior discretion to ue certain
moneys of tho Indians held In trust In any
"I had salt rhenm on my hands so that 7
could not work. I took Hood's S&rsaparllla
and It droTe out the humor. I continued
Its uso till the sorea disappeared." Mes.
Ika. O. Beow-?, Rnmford Falls, Me.
Hood's Sarsaparllla promises ta
cur and. keeps the promit.
L ipma ruWolf e & Co,
Women's Neckwear: Spring 1905
We will have in readiness for your inspection the first shipment of wom
en's novelty Neckwear, designed for present and Spring wear. These
newcomers are very pretty prices much less than their beauty warrants.
New Venise Stole Tab Collars at 25, o0, 75, 1.00.
New fine Lace Turnover Collars, special at 25c.
Boyish Shirts for Girls $1.00
Last season we sold large numbers of boys' Shirts for girls and women's
wear. Their mannish appearance and comfort appealing strongly to the fem
inine mind. We have on display in the Men's Store a large shipment of such
shirts made with slight modifications, which were found necessary Smaller
neck and fuller but shorter body. The' mannish appearance, however, is all
there. Made of light and dark blue chambray, ginghams, white linenette and
white ground percales, with neat little figures. The price is 1.00.
Men's Pajamas: Special
Three special values in men's Pajamas
that are of great bargain merit.
Men's Madras cloth Pajamas, light and dark
grounds, neat stripe 986
Men's outing flannel Pajamas, good pat
terns, nicely trimmed 1.29
Men's Pajamas, in Scotch flannel, Madras
and Oxford cloths, plain whites, plain
blues, neat figures and stripes; also mer
cerized Oxfords in solid blues and
$1.25 Underwear 83c
Spring needle elastic rib, ecru color, medium
weight; shirts are silk faced fronts, tape
gussets under arms, plain neck; drawers
have French band, reinforced gusset; tail
ored seams, suspender tapes, pearl but
tons. Have full range of sizes in this gar
ment. This garment is the equal of the
usual $1.25 quality; for this sale each.S3
Women's $16,50 to $20 Coats at $10
These coats are made tan colored, covert and kersey cloths in tourist,
half-fitting and tight fitting styles. Variously embellished with strap
ping stitching; many of them are satin lined throughout. Choice
of these $16.50 to $20 coats at the very low price of '
Outlined above is a bargain for men that
is worth while coming to the store for.
Men's cashmere Socks in natural and cler
ical gray and plain black, lightweight,
the sort many men prefer for all-the-year-round
wear; best 35c quality at 23
For those folk who have odd bits of paint
ing to do around the home, this sale offers
great opportunity. Choice of 18 fine shades.
V2 pints.. 9J Pints.. 12 Quarts. -25f
All Brushes at special sale prices.
Great February Sale HomefurmsMnj
This sale offers boundless opportunities for buying Curtains, Draperies, Rugs, etc.,
at remarkable savings.
Scotch Curtains; special at 98, 1.30, 1.65, 1.98, 2.10, 2.S0, 3.20, 4.10.
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Curtain Rods, special atv4, 76, 15, 20c1, 30c, 40, 75.
49 Reduced from $1.00, women's ribbed
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SS6 Reduced from $1.25, women's ribbed
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38c Reduced from 50c to 75c, children's
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38 Reduced from 50c to 75c, children's
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Final Clearance Warm Hosiery
Women's black full-fashioned cashmere
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Women's black fleece-lined cotton Hose,
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Women's black fleece-lined cotton Hose,
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Women's black heavy cotton Hose, re
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Women's black heavy wool Hose, reduced
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Women's black fine worsted Hose, reduced
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Women's black lxl ribbed cashmere Hose,
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Children's lxl ribbed heavy wool Hose, re
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Children's fleece ribbed, full-fasnioned
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Scharff. when trying to have the appro
priations for Catholic Indian missions ex
tended two years ngo. tried to Influence
the Senator's action by promising certain
political support. Dr. Scharff. says:
Senator Bard's statements, even If they -were
absolutely accurate, lost their force by reason
of the Ionic time he allowed to elapse before,
bringing hli charge. He waited until the
Legislature of California dlecorered the right
man to represent that state In the Senate.
When I appeared before the subcommittee fwo
years ago. Senator Bard should have de
nounced me then and ,there. If he really
thought that the propositions that I made to
him were Improper. But not he. There was
fomethlng doing In California, and something
etlll to be done.
Continuing. Dr. Scharff says he told
Senator Bard that no member of Congress
oould be -attacKed by the A. P. A. for
any vote conscientiously cast for the
measure that Dr. Scharff was urging
without publicity in that member's dis
trict, and thut the Catholics would resent
the introduction of religion Into politics
and see that that particular Representa
tive did not suffer. He says that Senator
Bard two years ago Informed him that he
was a Presbyterian and his church was
opposed to receiving Government money
for support of its schools, and continues:
He failed to tell n?e. however, that the
Fresbyterian missions had received their share
of the contract appropriations since the Incep
tion of the contract system. AH the Pro
tectant denominations had -received fuch ap
propriations, but after they withdrew and the
Catholic mlsslo.w were the beneflclarlcs, they
ihey affected a holy horror at the Idea.
Leupp Will Explain Affair.
WASHINGTON. Feb. 3. At the Cabi
net meeting today Secretary Hitchcock
took up the subject of the use of Indian
trust funds for the benefit of sectarian
schools. Francis E. Leupp. Commission
er of Indian Affairs, was called Into the
conference. It Is said a statement will
be Issued in a- few days regarding the
War Stories at Library.
The children's room at the Library has a
martial look these .days in consequence
of a recent arrangement of the Stars and
Stripes over the mantel and frieze made
of colored prints of soldiers of the Amer
ican Army from the time when they wore
the first uniform until the blue cloth and
khaki of today. These were sent Miss
Hassler by the Quartermaster-General at
Washington and are much appreciated
by all the children. The story hour yes
terday was taken up with Alexander the
Great, the roomful of children listening
with wide-eyed interest, as this was one
of Miss Hassler's most thrilling hero
stories. The story was illustrated with
magazine drawings by Andre Castagne
and others, one that pleased the children
especially being a spirited picture of the
young Alexander training the horse.
Bucephalus. Stories of Hannibal will be
told on next Friday afternoon.
reservation or gLit suitable site
owned by the United Statt t.
BRIEF TELEGRAPHIC NEWS.
So much money from the Interior
has been pouring into the New York
banks that the clerks cannot count it
as fast as It arrives and some banks
have to rent outside vaults to store It.
One death and four cases of illness
in one Chicago family have1 been caused
by supposed ptomaines in canned
Mrs. T. Craigia is dead at Quakake.
near Mahanoj City. Pa., atthe age of
102 years. She spent her Hfo on a
farm and was the mother of 14 children.
Joseph Raclcut, a wealthy Califor
nian, who is said to have had $100.
000 on his person, went out into the
country near Sault St. Marie. Mich.,
a few days ago. and has not returned
and is supposed to have been mur
dered. Self-Imprisoned In her own home of
former wealth and luxury In Flushing,
L. I.. Mrs. John Roland Enos, formerly
of San Francisco, the young widow of
a wealthy mar. well known a few years
ago In the clubs of New York and
Philadelphia, has been found delirious
and starving. She Is the daughter of
John Pearce, a diamond merchant of
Has Not Yet Acted on Protocol.
SANTO DOMINGO, Feb. 3. It is not
true, as published in the United States,
that representatives of the American
Government took possession of the
customs-house on February 1 under
terms of the protocol recently sigt:'jd
by Minister Dawson and representa
tives of Santo Domingo. The customs
houae is still in the hand of Dominican
officers. The country remains quiet.
Panic Among Women Proves Fatai.
BUFFALO. N. Y., Fee a. rrre tonight
destroyed part of the Ingleside Home for
Women, In a panic among the 50 Inmates,
one was killed, and four women were
r"p-ely hurt, one of whom may die.
To Build Hospital for Lepers.
WASHINGTON. . Feb. 3. Senator
Crane today introduced a bill nooic
priating $250,000 for the establishment
of a leproslum lor the segregation of
lepers and to prevent the spread of the
disease, in th United States. It lz pro
vided that, the 'nstitution shall be .con
structed on ms abandoned milit;Iry
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