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TTTE MORXIXG OR EGO XT AX, WEDNESDAY, MAT 13, 1909.
HIGH, SAYS SCOTT
Senator Tries to Shift Respon
sibility From Manufacturers.
COMPARISON OF FIGORES
in South Carolina." continued Tillman,
"and we -want to know if the Senator
from Maine .will join me to protect it? I
will assist, because I want protection for
that infant industry in South Carolina."
If the Senator will be a little less
boisterous." interrupted Hale. "I will try-
to answer him.
Why should you ask me to be less
boisterous." retorted Tillman, "when some
other Senators have been high-horsing
around here as if they were in a circus?"
Cummins offered several amendments
to the window glass schedule, saying they
were Intended to prevent in the future
any combination for putting up prices.
Without acting on the window glass
schedule, the Senate adjourned.
Standpatters Take Xew Tack in De
fense of High Tarlfr Senate
Cuts Few Duties and May
Kxpand Free List.
WASHINGTON, May 11. Substantial
progress whs made in the consideration
of the tariff bill today, the amendments
of the committen on finance being upheld
in the S?nate by substantial majorities.
A feature of the session was a gen
eral discussion concerning, the rcat dis
parity between wholesale and retail
prices. Republican Senators declared this
difference was so great as to demonstrate
that the duty levied by a protective tariff
had small effect on the price paid ty
I lie consumer. This feature of the dis
cission was precipitated by fecott, him
self a glass manufacturer.
The schedule covering the products of
lead was passed over upon the sugges
tion of Aldrich, because, he said, the
finance commute desired to make some
changes in the duties as previously rec
ommended. Aldrich stated also that the
committee would submit a definite scale
of duties on zinc ores and products of
zinc. BriMow ennounced that when the
white-lead schedule should be reuched he
would wish to be heard.
One Thing to Go on Free Ijlst.
The committee's amendment striking
out the House duty of one-half of 1 per
cent per pound on refined nitrate of salt
peter was agreed to . It is understood
that that product will be placed upon
the free list.
Aldrich then requested an agreement
to the committee amendment Increas
ing the duty on all raits of san
tonin from 50 cents to $1. stating that
the proposed duty was the rate of both
the Dingley and the Gorman bills.
But few Senators were present, and
Overman suggested the absence of
a quorum, a rollcall bringing into the
chamber fil Senators. The section relat
ing to salts of santonin was then agreed
to as enacted.
On motion of Aldrich the section
relating to soap was amended so as to
place a duty of 50 per cent ad valorem on
perfumed soap, which he said was for
Sulphur Iuty Reduced.
The House provision on sulphur was
further amended so as to place crude
sulphur on the free list and to provide
for a duty of 4 a ton on refined sul
phur, the present law and the House bill
providing for a duty of J6 a ton.
The. section relating to limestone rock
asphalt was at first amended by reduc
ing the duty BO per cent under the pres
ent law. but later, on motion of Bev
rrtdue, who suggested that perhaps that
article should go on the free list, the
paragraph was temporarily passed over.
The schedule relating to mica was also
passed over. Aldrich saying the com
mittee desired to reconsider that para
graph, as It was not now satisfied
whether the duty should be increased
or whether the article should be placed
on the free list.
When the schedules relating to china
ware and earthenware were reached,
Cummins said that he proposed later to
offer an amendment to reduce the rate
As a result of an understanding
reached after a discussion of the parlia
mentary status of the bill, hereafter the
:'nate, as in committee of the whole, will
adopt finally each paragraph of the bill
as reached unless passed over bv agree
ment, and no further opportunity will be
had to amend the measure until it has
reached the parliamentary status of be
ing before the Senate.
. No Reduction on Karthenware.
Speaking in favor of a reduction on
the duties on steel and earthenware.
Bacon offered an amendment reducing the
rate from 0 to 35 per cent ad valorem.
Aldrich said that the revenue re
ceived from the china and earthenware
schedules was $5. Out). 000. the importation
amounting to $9,000,000.
Bacon's amendment was defeated
hy a vote of 25 to 54. J .a Follette being
the only Republican who voted in "the
arnnnatlve with the Democrats.
Scott made a plea for the protection of
the glass industry. Taking from the shelf
ot his desk one piece of glassware after
another, and holding them up in full
view of the Senate. Scott gave an object
lesson in me cheapness or the ware.
Then holding up a picture of an 11
story building. Mr. Scott said it was
the business place of a wholesaler and
retailer of glassware, and he added
that the men who owned the building
bad made more money than all the
Hale took advantage ot Scott's exhibi
tion to make a point in support of the
protective policy as a whole.
Newlands suggested the appointment of
an official body to inquire into the nf
ferenees In wholesale and retail prices
so that Congress might have proper in
Big Profits on China.
Saying he had miK'h information to
Illustrate the great difference in whole
sale and retail price. Flint said he had
In mind an instance of a set of Havlland
china costing to import $5.77 with 40 cents
packing charges and $4.6i duty, making In
all J10.S9. which retailed for $:!. He in
stanced one case " of an article costing
41 cents to import, which retailed for
$3.50. These, he said, were the prices
In the great department stores of the
Kat. and In the Northwest states the
prices were increased 50 per cent.
Smoot made another contribution to the
fund of information concerning exorbi
tant prices. He instanced a case of a
razor, the manufacturer's wholesale price
of which was $3.ii5 a dozen, which sold at
$ to consumers. Gloves, he said, manu
factured for $7 per dozen, sold for $2 a
pair or $"J4 a' dozen. These high prices,
he said, had nothing to do with the pro
tective tariff because, compared with the
retail price, the tariff charges were
'o Cheaper Vnder Free Trade.
"Prices can be produced here to show."
said Flint, "that the retail merchants
make a larger percentage of profit than
in any other line of business. 1 under
take to say that if there were no duty
on Havlland china, that article would
sell no cheaper than today."
Mcl .aurtn defended the retail dealers
against the charge of extortion, saying
retailers would lose their trade if they
undertook to charge too much. He said
the high prices resulted from the tariff.
Tillman, addressing Hale, asked If he
would join him In voting for a 10-cent
duty on tea.
"Ve have an infant tea Industry down
CHANGES IX FRENCH TARIFF
Some Concessions Made in. Favor of
Cnited States by Senate.
PARIS, May 11. The Senate's new
draft of the tariff bill has been made
public. In addition to concessions af
fecting the United States already pub
lished, the maximum duty on canned
meats has been reduced from 30 francs
to 23 francs per 100 kilos.
Increases1 in the maximum with respect
to apples, hops, meat extracts, preserved
vegetables, cotton seed oil, vaseline,
iron, steel, machinery, tools, wire, cut
lery, nails, bicycles, leather and shoes.
in which the United States is interested,
are generally maintained; in some cases
they are notably higher.
WIFE OF DAY TO MARRY
MRS. BERNSTEIN TO TRY MAR
RIED JJFE AGAIN.
Following Divorce From Pianist, She
Will Become Bride of Julius
R. Black in South.
LOS ANGELES, Cal., May 11. (Spe
cial.) Society on both sides of the con
tinent will be interested In the an
nouncement of the engagement of Jul
ius R. Black, a prominent business
man of this city, and Harriet C. Holz
man, of Spokane. The groom to be is
a brother of Colonel Black, of the
Governor's staff, and was until recently
president of the California State Realty
Miss Holzman, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. D. Holzman, and graduate of Vas-
sar, figured in a romance that attracted
wide attention, when, September 14,
1906, at Rathdrum. Idaho, she surprised
all her friends by marrying Eugene
Bernstein, the well-known New Tork
pianist, who had spent several Sum
mers in Spokane, and there met Miss
The union proved so uncongenial
that they lived together as husband and
wife only one day, according to the al
legations in Bernstein's petition for di
vorce, which was secretly granted in
Spokane May 28, 1908. A cross peti
tion by Mrs. Bernstein alleged the same
facts. Judge Sullivan gave Mrs. Bern
stein her maiden name when he al
lowed the decree.
BRANDENBURG TO GO EAST
Writer Waives Extradition and Will
Return for Trial.
SAN FRANCISCO. May 11. Brouehton
Brandenburg, the journalist and magazine
writer, charged with grand larceny in
connection with the sale to the New Tork
Times of an article purporting to have
been written by Grover Cleveland, and
who stayed the execution of a writ of
extradition last week by habeas corpus
proceedings, created a surprise today
when the hearing came up before Judge
Cabaniss by waiving extradition and
agreeing to return East without further
Thereupon the writ of habeas corpus
obtained in his behalf was dismissed.
and Brandenburg will go back to New
York for trial with Detective Fitzsimmons
of that city, who was sent here for him
by District Attorney Jerome.
MORRIS FORCES WIN OUT
Newfoundland Political Complexion
Is Changed by Election.
ST. JOHNS. N. F., May 11. Practically
complete returns tonight from Saturday's
election show that the party headed by
Sir Edward Morris has won an over
whelming victory, and that Premier Mor
ris will have 36 members, of the Legisla
ture against ten supporters of Sir Rc?rt
Bond, the former head of the government.
In the voting last November each side
elected IS members, a situation which re.
suited In Saturdaj-'s balloting.
EARLY SETTLER OF MABION
COUNTY DIES AT AGE OF 81.
II " - )
J m, If
Mrs. Teresa HorreU Deceased.
GERVA1S, Or., May 11. (Special.)
Mrs. Teresa HorreU died here this
morning, after an Illness of several
months, from old age. Mrs. HorreU
was born In Perryvtlle. Mo.. March
2S. 1 S28. Her maiden name was
Teresa Manning. She was married to
Thomas Leo HorreU. in 1840, and in
18t4 came to Oregon, settling at St.
IxjuIs, Marion County. In 3876 they
moved to Gervais. Her husband died
some years ago.
Mrs. HorreU was the mother of
seven children and many grandchil
dren. Henry Manning, of St. Louts.
Is a surviving brother, and Mrs. Mar
cella Shelby, of Perryvtlle, Mo., is
hir surviving sister. The surviving
children are: Mrs. I. A. Nichols, of
Spokane, Wa?h,; Mrs. M. M. Powers,,
of Gervais, Or.; Mrs. Rose Adolph,
of Anderson. Cal. ; Mrs. H. K. Mc
Kay, of Port Madison. Wash.; F. O.
HorreU, of Marshneld. Or., and W.
Leo HorreU. of Gervais. Or.
Fpneral services will be conducted
by the Gervais Catholic Church.
Wife's Cousin Says He Was
Usually Drunk Before He
Returned to Philippines.
TELLS OF SCENES IN HOME
Mrs. Tucker Often Driven Out ol
House by Her Grief at Husband's
Condition, Says Witness
CHICAGO. Mav 11 Th. rt.niH
Mrs. N. B. Payne concerning Colonel
William F. Tucker, who is being sued
for separate maintenance by his wife,
the daughter of General John A. Logan!
wo nmue puduc tooay. Mrs. Payne
is a cousin of Mrs. Tnoltof .n
with the family in St. Paul, Minn.
uescrioe tne conduct of Colonel and
MrS. TUCker toward .'II cli rtfVia- i . v. . . : -
daily life in 1S98." Mrs. 'Payne was asked.
ioeir relations were amicable. Mrs.
Tucker was very unhappy because of
Colonel Tucker's constant drinking and
Irritable disposition. He always was
under the influence of liquor. In St.
Paul one evening Colonel Tucker came
home about dinner time in such a maud
lin state- tnat jvirs. Tnctpr n
pieces. Although the" weather was cold,
she went out on the porch and cried for
u.i ifasi an nour.
"Were you living with the Tuckers
when the body of their son George was
brought home from the Philippines?"
"I was. I observed that the afternoon
they arrived with the body Colonel
Tucker was intoxicated. He drank all
the time the body lay In the house. In
fact, he drank right along until he went
back to the Philippines."
TELL OF MERGER EVENTS
Witnesses Say Harriman Killed Com
petition on Western Roads.
SAN FRAXCISCO, May 11. A number
of witnesses were questioned today by
Special Assistant Attorney-General C.
A. Severance before Examiner Williams,
In an attempt to show that all competi
tion between the Western railroads
practically ceased after B. H. Harri
man secured control of the Southern
Pacific, Oregon Railroad & Navigation,
and Oregon Short Line, in connection
with the Union Pacific.
Testimony of interest was presented
by A. L. Scott, president of the Pacific
Hardware Steel Company. He stated
that his company formerly shipped to
Southern Idaho, via Ogden, but that
after the combine the tariff by that
route was cancelled and a tariff via
Portland substituted, including a sea
and rail shipment. The witness told of
the increase in rates since opposition
had ceased. Scott severely condemned
the vessels of the Pacific Mail . Line
running between thiscity and Panama.
The chief witness at the afternoon
session was H. M. McCartney, first as
sistant engineer of the Western Pa
cific Railroad. He was employed form
erly by the Clark road, to run a survey
through Nevada for the San Pedro line,
and testified that about the same time
the Oregon Short Line sent out a sur
veying party. The rival camps were
running parallel lines, McCartney said,
and there was some trouble over the
route until an order came for the San
Pedro surveyors to run both lines.
The Government wished to show By
this statement that there was evidence
of an agreement between the San Perlro
and Oregon people, the result of the
VICTORY FOR LUMBERMEN
Interstate Commerce Commission
Orders Loner Rates.
WASHINGTON, May 1L Two decisions
of importance to the railways and lum
ber interests of the Northwest were hand
ed down today by the Interstate Com
merce Commission, the complainants
against the railroads being victorious in
each instance. Many months ago the
Kalispell Lumber Company and others
and the Big Blackfoot Milling Company
and others engaged in the lumber manu
facturing business in Montana, instituted
complaints against the Great Northern
Railway and other lines asking that they
be accoraed differentials on the rates es
tablished In the Spokane case. The dif
ferentiate requested were an average of
about 2?,i a hundred pounds. In the opin
ions announced today, the committee sus
tains the contentions pf the complainants
and issued orders that the differentials
are to be established by the railroads not
later than August 1 next. The orders
have the effect of large reductions in
rates on all lumber and products from
the Montana mills both east and west.
and will atford them an advantage of
approximately 2 cents a hundred pounds
over the mills in the Spokane group on
The rates established are required to
be maintained by the railroads for at
least two years.
HAWAIANS GOING TO FAIR
Exhibit at Seattle Includes Pretty
SAN FRANCISCO. May 11. The liner
Alameda, which arrived from Honolulu
today, brought part of the Hawaiian
exhibit for the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific
Exposition at Seattle. The rest will so
direct on the transport Iix.
Lloyd Childs. special agent for Hawaii
to the exposition, was a passenger on
the Alameda. On her next trip the liner
will bring ten pretty Hawaiian girls,
who will serve canned pineapples on
Koa tables for visitors to the fair. On
the China, which left Hongkong today,
will be a band of Hawaiian singers,
bound for Seattle.
TRAINS CRASH; NONE HURT
Passengers Have Miraculous Escape,
Both Engines Being Wrecked.
SAND JUNCTION. Colo.. May 11.
Denver & Rio Grande passenger train
No. 3. which left Denver last night,
crashed into a switch engine' and a
string of empty freight cars in the yards
at Minturn, 6o miles east of Glenwood
Springs, at 7 o'clock th.s morning. Both
engines were demolished anu the smok
ing car of the passenger train was tele
scoped by the baggage car, but none of
the passengers was seriously injured
and the crews escaped by jumping.
A GALA NIGHT FOR PORTLAND MUSIG-LOVERS BY
PORTLAND'S FOREMOST MUSICAL ARTISTS
Grand Benefit Concert ,
BEATRICE EVELYN WILSON
Auspices B. P. O. E.
Heilig Theater Tonight
. (From Moraine Oregomian, May- 4, IMS.)
Myrtle Elvyn Praises Young Pianist
Artist Who Appeared in May Festival Highly Compliments Work of Beatrice Evelyn "Wilson of Portland
BY JOSEPH M. QUENTIN. "
Little Beatrice Evelyn "Wilson, the daughter of Henry L "Wilson, 546 Hoyt street, has found a firm friend and admirer in Miss Myrtle
Elvyn, the world-famous pianist, who captured the affections of a few-thousands of us at the recent Portland Music Festival. "The "dear
little girl is the most promising young pianiste I have heard in America," is the way Miss Elvyn expresses it.
Beatrice Evelyn "Wilson is the young pianiste for whom the B. P. O. E., No. 142, is to give a benefit concert at the Heilig Theater on the
night of May 12, to raise funds with which to send the child to Berlin, Germany, where she hopes to complete her musical education under cele
brated teachers. '
1 heard that Beatrice had the honor of playing for Miss Elvyn at the Hotel Portland last Sunday morning, and found Miss Elvyn in one
of the ante-rooms at the Armory just as she had finished playing the Liszt E flat concerto and the encore, a "Nocturne," by Scriabine, for the
"Oh, yes, I had a visit at my hotel from Beatrice Evelyn Wilson," said the fair pianist, smiling as an elder sister would over a younger
one's musical development. "As you may guess, quite a number of young piano pupils ask me to hear them play, but of all those I have heard
throughout my tours across this country, Beatrice is the most promising. She played for me two pieces by Leschetizsky, anoY a rhapsody by
Liszt, and really showed remarkable aptitude for piano work. She is, I am told, 11 years of age, and has a very encouraging musical future,
if she studies and practices. Of course, she is too young yet to develop finger strength, but that will come with the years before her. Cer
tainly, she ought to be taken to Europe for study. One must go to Europe to get the necessary musical environment. I wish the little girl all
MRS. KOSK BI.OfH-BiUtR,
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MRS. ROSE COURSEX KEED,
MISS BEATRICE EVELYN WILSON
At the. Kimball Concert Grand in Eilers Recital.
MB. EDGAR E. COTJRSEN, Accompanist.
THK PIANO CHOSEN by Miss Wilson to be the medium of her wonder
ful art is the Kimball. She believes, with scores and scores' of other
world-famous artists, that the Kimball, the latest of all highest-grade piahos,
answers more fully to the demands made upon it than any other make.
Her selection of the Kimball was made only after most exhaustive
tests, and speaKs eloquently or tne regard in which the Kimball is held to-
day by the musical world.
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