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THE MORXIXG OREGOXIAN, TUESDAY, MAT 11, 1909.
PALACES, MOSQUES AND GATES IN CONSTANTINOPLE.
. Delineator and
that we aaye you
only 25c to 40c on
the dollar on your
purchases at our
Owl Cut Rate Drug
Senate Votes to Retain Dingley
Duties on Lead, as AI
e Lowest Prices Ever Quoted
ONLY ELEVEN REVISIONISTS
Silk Princess Dresses
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Division In Republican Ranks I est
Than Expected Aldrlch and
Beverldge- Lead Factions
in Warm Debate.
WASHINGTON. May 10. The ability of
the Republican majority of the Senate
to uphold the recommendation of the
committee on finance on the lead sched
ule in the tariff bill, which contains the
Dingley rates In place of the lower du
ties fixed by the House, was fully demon
strated today when, by a vote of 35 to 44.
the Senate declined to reduce by H of
a cent a pound the duty on pig lead, as
recommended by the committee on
finance. In this vote 11 Republicans voted
with the Democrats and two Democrats
with the Republicans. By a viva voce
vote the Senate adopted the rate of 3Vb
cents a pound on pis; lead, as recom
mended by the committee.
Chairman Aldrlch said he regarded the
vote as an indorsement of the action of
the committee and expressed confidence
that all the schedules of the committee
would be upheld.
Aldrlch and Beverldge Tilt.
A tilt between Aldrich and Beverldge
was the opening feature today. The Sen
ator from Indiana spoke of the address
of Carter last Saturday, in which the
Montana Senator referred to the abun
dance of information as to the pending
tariff bill available to Senators, and sent
to the desk an extract from a statement
by Aldrich, beginning:
"I have no knowledge whatever of any
thing that transpired before the ways and
means committee," etc.
Aldrlch said his statements had related
only to the hearings on mineral under
consideration when he spoke, and did not
refer to the hearings as a whole, because
he had read much of the report of those
"I have given 30 years to the con
sideration of these matters." said Al
drich. "and, while I may not have the
ability of the Senator from Indiana,
yet such as I have I have brought to
this question and. if the Senator will
pive a fraction of the time to the con
sideration of these matters that I have
given, he will serve his constituency
and the country better than by pro
claiming to everybody the lack of in
formation." Heyburn Speaks for Lead Miners.
Heyburn discussed the lead schedule
at length, explaining mining methods
and tht; systems of treating lead ore
in order to demonstrate the necessity
for a differential duty on pig lead and
other products of lead ore.
The industries of Idaho, said Mr.
Heyburn, encircle the lead mines, and
disaster to the mines would result in
general business stagnation. He as
serted that without the protection to
pig lead provided by the amendment
of the committee on finance, the lead
ing industry could not continue.
Cummins offered an amendment fix
ing the duty on pig lead at s of a
cent a pound, in addition to the duty
of 1 Vs cent a pound on lead in the lead
Borah's Blast at Smelters.
In the opinion of Borah no form of
legislation would hurt the lead and
smelter trusts. It was idle, he contend
ed, for anyone to say there were no
such trusts. So thoroughly in
trenched were they that they easily
could avoid the provisions of the bill
by transferring their bases of opera
tions. in a brief speech BradUyr of Ken-
tucky favored sustaining the commit
tee in its recommendations regarding
the leRd schedule.
Cummins' amendment reducing the
duty on pig lead from 2h to ITi cents
n pound, and the differential from
f a cent, as recommended by the com
mittee on finance, to of a cent per
pound was lost. 35 to 44.
After the result was annouced Bev
erldge moved to reduce the differential
to i of a cent, making the rate on pig
lend I cents and the differential -cent
Quotes House Against Aldrlch.
Beverldge declared that the reputa
tions of Speaker Cannon and other
Republican members of the House as
protectionists were sufficient to de
fend Senators voting for the amend
ment from the charge of being- indif
ferent to the protective needs of this
industry, as the House had declined
to alllow any differential.
Aldrich in reply declared that, if the
Senate did not intend to turn the in
dustry over to foreigners, a proper pro
tection was necessary to keep it at
Beverldge vehemently replied that
the Senator from Rhode Island would
have to invent "some new argument"
in place of the argument that the in
dustry would be turned over to for
eigners. Beverldge asked whether the
Republicans of the House wanted to
turn over the lead-producing interest
to the foreigners.
"Forty-four of them voted against
the House provision." declared Aldrich.
"That other argument of turning the
industry over to the foreigner," con
tinued Beverldge, "comes like a pho
nographic report of an ancient cam
paign and I ask again whether a Re
publican House attempted to strike
that industry down?"
The yeas and nays being then called
for. Bevertdge's amendment was de
feated, 37 to 4.
The committee proviston fixing the
rate on pig lead and kindred leads at
Z 1-8 cents a pound, a differential of
5-8 of a cent a pound, was then adopted
by a viva voce vote. The Senate then
HOT VF.ATHEH TO FORCE VOTE
Cannon Thinks Nothing Else Will
Cause Senate to Adjourn.
WASHINGTON. May 10. Speaker Can
non is of the opinion that it will take a
temperature of to 1X desrees in the
shade to get the taritT bill out of the
Senate. The Speaker was at the White
House today, and after talking with the
President he said:
"If you will tell me when the Senate
will pass the tariff bill, I will give you a
pretty good guess as to when Congress
will adjourn. The only thing that can
move the previous question in the Senate
le hot weather."
Other Congressional callers at the White
House today expressed the belief that the
earltpst possible date of adjournment was
1. St. Borv-ir.
3. St. Irene.
4. Atmeldan (Hippodrome).
5. Mosque of Sultan Ahmed.
6. Babi Humaioum.
7. Babi All (Sublime Porte).
8. Mosque of Sultan Osman.
9. Porphyry Column (Burnt Column)
10. Seraskierat (War Office).
11. Mosque of Valideh Sultan.
12. Kutchuk Aya Sophia (Little So-
13. Mosque of Mahomet II.
14. Kiz Tash (Column of Mareian).
IB. Mosque of Selim.
Drawn by Sultan, Who Then
Proves Physical Power.
M EH EM MED TAKES CROWN
Picturesque Ceremony Ends AYlth
' Hymn of Liberty Prayer Offered
at Tomb or Mohammed,
(Concluded From First Page.)
people, together with a fanfare of
trumpets and a rattle of musketry, but
above all rose the voices of a chorus of
schoolboys chanting; Midhat Pasha's
hymn of liberty.
Mehemmed V wa dressed in a West
ern uniform of olive green khaki, and
rode in an open carriage fresh from
the most fashionable manufacturer of
All the members of the American Em
bassy, Including Ambassador Leishman,
were present at the diplomatic tent.
Among the other Americans to witness
the procession were Rear-Admfral
Colby M. Chester. U. S. N.. retired, and
Mrs. Chester: Mr. and Mrs. Arthur
Chester, of New York; Mrs. Jesse M.
Roper, of Washington: Captain Lead
better, of the Turkish navy; Consul
General Edward H. Osemun, K. Alex
ander Powell, of New York, and Mrs.
Hugh E. Poynter, daughter of Charles
M. Dlckinscn, ex-American Consul here.
Prays by Mohammed's .Tomb.
After having passed the Ambassa
dorial stand, the Sultan stopped at the
mosque of Mohammed the Conqueror,
near the entrance to the Adrianople
gate. He prayed alone by the tomb of
Mohammed for a quarter of an hour,
and then resumed his six-mile journey
through Stamboul to the Sublime Porte,
whence he drove to tiie Kapou Palace
and gave a reception to a number of
Along his route of march boys and
girls from all the schools in the city
sang hymns. The girls wore liberty
sashes of white and red, while the boys
carried branches of laurel.
The reception ceremonies, which had
lasted in all about five hours, were
ended by the Sultan's leaving from the
vinegar sellers' wharf for his palace
on the other side of the Golden Horn
in a state bargo propelled by 18 oars
men dressed in white silk tunics and
WILL GUARD ABDUL'S FUNDS
German Banks Refuse to Give Up
Unless Court Orders.
COLOGNE. May 10. The Koehlnische
Zeitung semi-ofncially announces that
SULTAN MEHEMMED V.
Cistern of Arcadius.
Column of Do.
Emer-ahor Jamisi (St. John of
the Studiumj. '
Mosque of Exi Marmora.
Kaliireh Jamisi (Church of the
St. Mary of Blachernae.
Mosque of Suliman. t
Column of Theodosius. '
Naval Building Basin and Bar-
the German banks will not deliver up
deposits of the ex-Sultan of Turkey
unless he volutarlly renounces them
or a law court orders their delivery
to representatives of the new Turkish
POWELL AGAIN APPOINTED
All Protests Withdrawn and Con
firmation Seems Assured.
WASHINGTON, May 10. The Presi
dent today sent to the Senate the nomi
nation of Thomas Cader Powell to be
Marshal of the second district of Alaska.
Mr. Powell already has served one term
as. Marshal at Nome, having been ap
pointed from Oregon by President Roose
velt at the instance of ex-Senator
Fulton. Mr. Powell was nominated some
weeks ago, but his name was withdrawn
from the Senate at the request of Sena
tor Bourne, of Oregon. All protests have
been withdrawn, however.
The protests of -Francis J. Heney and
Mr. Bourne, after investigation failed
to show sufficient grounds for dropping
Mr. Powell, and his record as Marshal
helped to secure him the reappointment.
Senator Chamberlain said today that he
would make no objection to the con
firmation and he believed Mr. Bourne
would take i.te position. Mr. Bourne has
not yet returned to Washington, aft his
mother is ill at her home in New Bed
ford and is sinking and not expected to
recover. Mr. Powell's nomination prob
ably will not be acted upon until Mr,
Bourne returns to Washington.
GOBBLE LOOSE ISLANDS
Japan Concedes One to China, Dis
putes Another With Russia.
VICTORIA, B. C, May 10. According1
to advices brought by the steamer Ku
meric. which reached port today, the
occupation of those few unoccupied
islands that remain off the Asian coast
by Japanese adventurers is being con
tinued. The Japanese government has
agreed to China being allowed to re
occupy Pirates' Island, which was taken
over by the Nishisawa phosphate firm
on payment of $200,000 damages to the
Japanese in occupation.
A new question has arisen with Rus
sia over the occupation by Matsushima
of an unoccupied island off the north
of Saghalien. It is claimed as Japanese
by right of occupation as a desert
island, although in the Russian sphere
in the Sea of Okhotsk. The Japanese
propose to establish a fishing station on
a large scale on the island.
Councilman on Trial.
STOCKTON", Cal., May 10. The trial
of Councilman W. T. Shepard, charged
with malfeasance In office, began before
Judge Smith in the Superior Court today.
Questions of prospective jurors by the
defense Indicated that the defendant will
allege that "his acts outside the Council
did not affect his acts in the Council.
Old Murderer Pardoned.
DES MOINES. May 10. William F.
Glyndon, 70 years old. convicted of the
murder of a 14-year-old girl in 1878, was
pardoned today by Governor . Carroll.
Glyndon served in the war as a member
of the bodyguard of General Sherman in
his march to the sea.
Russian Embassy. 9
Crimean Memorial Churcn.
Divan Haneh (Admiralty).
Edreneh Kapusi. x
Yen! Kapu Mevlaneh Kapusi.
Yedl Kouleh and Kapusi (Seven
MUST PHY LOSSES
Insurance Companies Cannot
IT COULD NOT CAUSE FIRE
Test Case at San Francisco Won by
Insured on Appeal Insurance
Policies Cover Fires Due
SAN FRANCISCO. May 10.-An impor
tant decision relative to tv. i
c,aUf!e of Are insurance policies . was
handed down today by the United States
v-uuti oi Appeals. it directly
affects several hundred
against insurance companies for losses
sustained in the great Are of April, 1906,
and may result in the insured obtaining
.ii puncipai or tneir policies with in
terest -for three years.
Lower Court Is Reversed.
The case decided today was that of
the Richmond Coal Company against the
Commercial Union Assurance Company
of London, in which it was sought to re
cover about tQO.OOO Insurance on coal in
the bunkerR' nt Rrttiar- o,, U 3 . -
- . BLITWIB,
whloh caught fire several hours after the
""unrane ih .apru is, laue, and was de-
j i-r amouiaermg lor ft month.
The Circiilf rvn- nr AnnAi-
- . AyvcaiD inverses
the judgment of the lower court, which
was in favor of the insurance company
ul Biuuna mat xne trial judge went
too far in his instructions to the Jury
uuuuimuig me eartnquaKe clause.
Quake Cannot Cause Fire.
The higher court decides that th xu-th.
quake was not the proximate cause of a
Are which occurred after the enrthnmk
shock, practically holding that an earth-
quaxe cannot cause a fire directly and
that for an earthquake to be the indi
rect cause of a Are the blaze must follow
immediately upon the quake.
The Court of Appeals also holds that
iv as proper ro take Into account
causes, such as wind, back-firing and
dynamiting, intervening between the
earthquake and the fire which destroyed
the property involved.
The Appellate Court also decided an
other very important point, which is that
a .nre louowing upon an explosion, such
as one caused by dynamiting. Is covered
Dy xne terms or the insurance policy.
LINCOLN SALOONS CLOSE
KEIGM OF PROHIBITION BEGINS
FOR FIRST TIME.
Saloonkeepers Say They Will Work
for Vigorous Enforcement of.
LINCOLN. Neb., May 10. Tonight
brought the close of ihe municipal year
in Lincoln nnrl hnniahmfLnt w. . , .
. . ...... . , L nr. ai If urn i. n
VfiftP Of BVArv Rtllnnn ! n . V. .
first time in its history.
nis was 'bargain day" in the 25
drinking places, the owners of saloons
niakinsr an effort in riiennaa
goods on hand at greatly reduced prices.
" ' a"o witn a good deal of suc
cess. Moet of the barrooms were dis
mantled earlv in the dupTilntr A.
, "r .v v.v.iiiu
lated stocks will be shipped back to
The saloonkeener vchn tjmo.-. t :
coin say they will unite with officials
in striving for the enforcement of the
prohibition law to the letter.
DOUBLE LIQUOR TAX PROPOSED
Representative Kendall Introduces
Bill in Congress.
WASHINGTON. May 10. A hill k-
llng the tax imposed upon brewers and
wholesale and retail liquor dealers was
introduced today by Representative
Kendall of Iowa. It also provides that
no tax shall be imposed or collected In
the localities where the manufacture or
sale of intoxicating liquors is prohib
ited by state law.
Evidence In Brown Case Finished.
SAN FRANCISCO, May 10. With the
examination of Constable Cohen in the
trial of Luther Brown, the defense closed
its case. Judge Mahon adjourned court
until tomorrow, when the arguments of
counsel will be made. Brown was sent
to the county jail for the night.
That is, for Silk Dresses of this character, and we wish to say in connection
with this sale, that at no time in the history of garment selling have such
values as these been offered.
Comparative prices have been handled so recklessly that they cease to
mean anything in connection with Silk Dreases. There seems to be an un
restrained impulse for some stores to outdo each other when quoting values
and comparative prices.
We Are Going to Let Tnese Silk Dresses Speak for
There's a great many Silk Dress Sales going on everywhere all herald
ed by out-of-reason comparative prices. We'd like awfully well to (
have you use this sale as an object ' lesson to illustrate the Lipman,
Wolfe & Co. policy. '
Shop around see them all the $30.00 Dresses, the $35.00 Dresses and the
$40.00 Dresses, then come here keeping in mind the "value and worth"
quoted elsewhere and you will realize the phenomenal values of these
Silk Princess Dresses at $13.68
These Dresses on Sale
HAVE AGREED TO DIVIDE
HARItIM AN" ROADS SHARE TI.U
r RITORY BETWEEN THEM. 1
Merger Inquiry Brings Ont More Ev
idence Competition Is Killed
SAN FRANCISCO, May 10. Six wit
nesses were examined today at .the
hearing before Special Examiner S. G.
Williams in connection with a suit in
stituted by the Federal Government to
dissolve the Harnman railroad merger
under the Sherman act.
Those who testified were F. F. Con
nor, ex-general freight agent of the
Pacific Coast Steamship Company; H
G. Toll, a clerk of the Western Pa
cific; R. G. Graham, 'of Oakland, for
merly freight solicitor of the Southern
Pacific; H. W. Adams of Sacramento,
and H. E. Losse. of Los Angeles, fruit
shippers, and Charles Shepard.
C. A. Severance, for the Government,
Oregon Railroad & Navigation Company,
the Southern Pacific and the Union Pa
cific, while declared by their owners to
be competitive, were working harmo
niously by dividing the territory and
making rates according to agreement. He
also brought out the fact that the Union
Pacific and Southern Pacific, supposed
to be competitors from the Atlantic sea
board, split the territory at the Ohio River,
all south business being taken up by the
Southern' Pacific by the New Orleans
route', and all north by the Union Pa
cific, via the Ogden gateway.
Mr. Los3e testified that freight went
forward with less trouble when routed
by the Southern Pacific via the Union
Pacific than when deflected to some
other line in the Middle West.
Mr. Conner formerly was connected
with the Panama Railroad & Steamship
Company, and was questioned Regarding
traffic agreements between the Panama
company and the transportation compa
nies on this coast. One of the results
was the production of an agreement made
In 1908 guaranteeing 45 per cent of the
rate to the steamship company and the
balance to the Panama people on all
freight from New York to. this city.
Xiadbury and Stone Draw.
NEW YORK, May 10. Before the
Olympic Athletic Club here tonight
Jack Ladbury of Australia and Tommy
Stone of New York, fought ten rounds
to a draw.
PORTLAND REPORTER WEDS
R. G. Callvert and Kathryn Andrew
Married at Olympia.
OLYMPIA. Wash., May 10. Miss
Kathryn Andrew, of Olympia, and R. G.
Callvert, of Portland, were married
here today at the home of Mrs. D. S.
Paisley. Rev. C. E. Todd officiating.
They left at noon for Portland, where
Mr. Callvert is employed on The Orego
nian news staff.
Robber Believed Caught.
RENO. Nev., May 10. In the arrest
of Frank Webb, alias "The Shoemaker
Kid," alias Shuler, alias Kirk, alias Gib
son, alias Page, late last night, the po
lice believe they have secured the Ham- ;
montree livery stable highwayman who
relieved A. I Hammontree and M. Vic- j
tor of 8S and wantonly shot Jack Mon- '
roe through the Intestines Sunday nhrht.