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VOL- XXVI. NO. 24.
PORTLAND. OREGON, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 16, 1907.
PRICE FIVE CENTS.
Dissolves Douma and
DEMANDS PLOTTERS' ARREST
Issues Ukase Because Compli
ance Is Delayed.
TROOPS OVERAWE CAPITAL
People's representatives Accused of
Many Offenses by Cxar, Who
Claims Authority Direct From
God to Break Promise.
ST. PETERSBURG. Juno 16. Em
peror Nicholas affixed hia signature
this morning to an Imperial ukase,
abolishing the present Douma and
ordering that the elections of mem
bers to its successor, which Is to meet
November 14, be held under the new
election law. which provides against
the "submergence of the educated
classes by the uneducated masses."
This action constitutes a virtual
coup d'etat and overrides the funda
mental laws solemnly proclaimed by
his Majesty on the eve of the convo
cation of the first Douma, which de
clare that the electoral law can never
be changed without the consent of
Parliament Itself. This breach of the
constitution Is Justified by the great
law of necessity, the advisers of the
Emperor holding it Impossible under
present conditions to secure a Parlia
ment capable of co-operating harmoni
ously with the crown and rescuing
Russia from anarchy and revolution.
Cabinet Sits All Night.
The session of the Council of Ministers,
at which the decision to dissolve Par
liament was reached, lasted from . 9
o'clock last night until nearly 4 o'clock
this morning. The Ministers had agreed
upon the terms of the ukase before mid
night, however, and a draft of it was
taken Immediately to Peterhof, where
the Emperor affixed his signature.
T,he news of the dissolution was re
ceived at 2:04 this morning, but the meet
ing of the cabinet was continued until
the arrival of the Blgned document. This
document was delivered by Premier Sto
lypin to the official printers for publi
cation In the official messenger.
. Ukase Dissolves Douma.
The Imperial ukase is addressed to the
ruling Senate and reads as follows: -
Accorams to paragraph 105 of the fun
damental laws of lt06, we ordain: Firstly,
that the imperial Douma be dissolved; sec
ondly, that new elections of members to
another Douma be held, beginning Septem
ber 14; and thirdly, that the new Imperial
Douma be convoked November 14 of the
present year. ,
The ruling Senate will not fall to take
proper measures to place this in effect.
Peterhof. June 16.
This ukase Is countersigned by the
President of the Council of Milnaters, P.
Excuses for Coup d'Etat.
The ukase Is accompanied by a mani
festo setting forth the motives which led
the Emperor to act. He adverts to the
Douma's rejection of temporary laws, its
refusal to condemn terrorism, the delay
In ratifying the budget, the revolutionary
spirit of a large portion of Its members,
the abuse of the right of Interpellation
and the failure of the Douma to comply
Immediately, with the demand for the ex
clusion of the 65 Social Democratic mem
bers charged with conspiracy.
These various evils are ascribed to de
fects in the electoral law, consequently
the Emperor deuided to change the basis
of suffrage so that every part of the Rus
sian population should be represented in
the lower house. The representation of
the non-Russian nationalities, the mani
fest continues, should be decreased In
order to prevent these delegates from be
coming a decisive factor In purely Russian
questions and elections In the frontier re
gions, where the standard of clvio de
velopment Is low, should be temporarily
The necessary changes In the mode of
elections cannot be submitted to the
Douma, the composition of which Is un
satisfactory on account of the defects in
tho election law itself, but to the author- !
ity which granted the first election law
belongs ' the right to substitute a new
basis of suffrage.
"Cod entrusted us with Imperial au
thority over our people," his majesty de
clares, "and before his throne we must
answer for the fate of the Russian state.
Conscious of this,. we have taken a firm
resolution to bring to an end the great
task of the transformation of Russia
begun by us and to grant Russia a, new
electoral law, the publication of which
we entrust to the ruling Senate.
"From our loyal subjects we expect a
hearty and unanimous service to the
fatherland, whose sons ever have been
the fortress of her power, glory and
Upper House Stirs Strife.
The conflict between, the government
and the lower house of Parliament has
been extended to the Council of the Em
pire, whose existence lapses simultane
ously with that of the lower body. To
day's session was devoted to discussion
of the proposed reform of the ruling
Senate established by Peter the Great
in 1711. whose functions are partly de
liberative and partly executive. The
Minister of Justice declares that the gov
ernment is opposed to the proposed re
forms. A project introduced by 51 Liberals
and members of the Right party, tak
ing the Senate out of the hands of the
Minister of Justice and creating the
important office of Senatorial Premier,
was rejected, 76 to 71.
The dissolution of the Russian
Douma followed . the refusal of that
body to permit the arrest of a number
of its members on the charge of con
spiring against the state. It has been
freely predicted ever since the lower
house first met, March 5, that its dis
solution was only a question of time
and the many official denials never
The history of this Douma, like Its
predecessor, has been one of almost
constant clashes with the government;
this, in spite of the fact that a con
sistent effort was made in some quar
ters to make the Douma an effective
legislative body and that the govern
ment's programme for legislation con
tained a number of real reforms. The
Cabinet declared It would give Parlia
ment every chance to Justify its exist
ence. The deputies, however, were
insistent on radical changes and
their persistence resulted in what
amounts to a charge by the govern
ment that the Douma was a shelter
for conspiracy and treason.
The situation entered upon its final
phase when revolutionary members
went to London and took part in a
congress which had for Its avowed
purpose the upsetting of the throne of.
While this Douma .passed more leg
islation than its predecessor, the
measures were of comparatively minor
importance. The president of the.
Douma was Feodore Golovtn.
PRESS GAGGED, MAXY ARRESTS
Criticism of Government Forbidden.
Reactionists Attack Stolypin.
ST. PETERSBURG, June 16. 1:45 A. M-
An order from General Dracheffski, Pre
fect of St. Petersburg, addressed to the
municipal press, has Just appeared. It
announces that the publication of any
article Inimical to the government will be
considered a misdemeanor, punishable by
a fine of $500 and three months in JaiL
This is the most drastic measure pro
claimed against the press since the days
of the black reaction and, if enforced,
will entail the suspension of every liberal
newspaper in St. Petersburg. The Social
ist Tovarlsch will not attempt to appear
this morning, feeling that suppression Is
More than 700 arrests were made In St,
The Douma committee is examining in
dictments against each of the 65 Deputies
separately, and it can hardly finish this
work before Monday. Up to the pres
ent the committee is said to have recog
nized the validity of the indictments
against seven Deputies, but in cases of
several others it has found no ground
tor suspension. The latter Include M.
Konchin, a newly elected Deputy from
Siberia, who never has' allied himself
with the Social Democratio group in the
House or acknowledged the authority of
The Douma resumed .consideration of
a measure for reform of local courts
as if nothing unusual was pending.
Prince Dolgoroupoff, Constitutional
Democrat, said reform of the courts was
an important measure before the House.
This was typical of the attitude of the
Constitutional Democrats, . who resolved
to discuss the suspension of the 65 So
cial Democratic members strictly on
the face of Its legality and continue the
regular legislative programme, thereby
throwing all responsibility for dissolu
tion on the Government.
It was reported In the corridors that M.
Orel, one of the accused Deputies, had
been arrested at the Finnish frontier.
He has not been in the House since
The city has again assumed the ap
pearance of an armed camp, the guard
regiment last night left Summer camp
at Krasnoye-Selo for St. Petersburg
and throughout the night detachments
of infantry and cavalry have been ar-
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WILL GLEAN OUT
New Mayor Soon to
REMOVE GRAFTING OFFICIALS
Chief of Police Dinan's Head
Will First Fall.
OTHERS QUICKLY FOLLOW
Programme All Arranged by Which
Reformers Will Assume Control
of San Francisco Prosecu
tion to Name Officials.
SKA FRANCISCO, June 15. As fore
shadowed by District . Attorney
Langdon this morning in his opposi
tion to the admittance of Mayor
Aschmitz to ball, it is the purpose of
the bribery graft prosecution , next
week to set about to get the removal
of Schmitz and the appointment of a
new mayor to serve until June 1, 1908,
when the successful candidate at the
November election will assume office.
If present plans are not altered, the
course of procedure will be this;
The Board of Supervisors,, compris
ing at least fifteen members subject to
Indictment as bribe-takers at the
hands of the Oliver grand Jury, who
have confessed to that board of in
quiry their official misconduct, will at
a special or regular meeting declare
that Schmitz "is temporarily unable to
properly perform the duties of the of
fice of Mayor."
Put in Reform Mayor.
A resolution to that' effect will be
adopted and under the charter Super
visor Gallagher will be elected president
pro tern of the board and as such will
become the Acting Mayor. The resig
nation of some one of the 18 Supervisors
will then be accepted by Mayor Galla
gher, who will then appoint to the va
cancy a reform man picked by the prose
cution, Gallagher will then resign and
the ew Supervisor will be elected presi
dent pro tern and will assume the May
oralty. The decks will then have been cleared
for a - general slaughter of such public
officials as the prosecution has marked
for peremptory removal. Among the
first to go, it is understood, will be
Chief . of Police Dinan, Police Commis
sioners Hagerty, Finn and Wallin and
the members of the Board of Public
Works. Board of Fire Commissioners and
Board of Education. As all of these
officers are appointive, the refusal of
any incumbent to resign can be punished
by Instant ejection.
Prosecution Same Appointees.
As fast as the desired vacancies are
created they will be filled with men pri
orly selected by or with the approval of
District Attorney Langdon, Assistant
Attorney Heney, Rudolph Spreckels and
the active associates in the present brib
ery graft investigation and prosecution.
In this way, If plans are not altered
or blocked, a new municipal administra
tion will come Into being as a direct re
sult of the conviction of Schmitz.
SCHMITZ MUST STAY IX JAIL
Judge Has Kb Discretion and Gives
Sheriff Strict Orders.
SAN FRANCISCO, June 15. "No bail
for Eugene E. Schmitz," the convicted
Mayor of San Francisco, was the ruling
made this morning by Judge Frank H.
Dunne, in the application made by the
Mayor's counsel that he be given his
liberty under bond pending sentence,
which the court will pronounce on June
ft. Judge Dunne adopted as his own the
stand of the prosecution that In the eyes
of the law the . Mayor Is no different
from any other person on whom the Jury
has set the brand of felony.
Judge Dunne then called the Sheriff
before him and said that Schmitz was not
to be allowed hia liberty, but was to be
confined In jail unless upon orders of the
Ex-Judge J. C. Campbell, the Mayor's
chief counsel, made the formal motion
for the admittance of his client to ball
on the strength of an affidavit in which
the Mayor says that, by reason of hav-
OF THE NATIONS TO
LTTBTBERMEN PRAISES NEWS
REPORTS OF ORECOXUN.
SoBtkwestera Waushlaartom Asso
elatlom at Cesitrauta, Adopts
Resolutions Praising; This Pa
' pers News Service on Port
land Gateway Hearing; It
CENTBALIA, Wash., June 15.
(Special.) At the regular
monthly meeting of the South
western Washington Lumber
' Manufacturers' Association in
this city today, resolutions were
adopted praising the news serv
ice of The Oregonian in connec
tion with the Portland gateway
hearing before the Interstate
Commerce Commission in Wash
ington last Tuesday, Wednesday
and Thursday. The Oregonian 14
the- only newspaper that pub-
lished full reports of that hear
ing. The resolutions are as fol
lows: Resolved. That it Is the unanimous
sense of the Southwestern Washing
ton Lumber Manufacturers' Associa
tion at a regular meeting held at
Centralla. June 15th. 1907, that while
we do not indorse the attitude of the
Oregon lumbermen in the Portland
Gateway case at the hearing before
the Interstate Commerce Commission
at 'Washington. I. C-. June 11. we
heartily approve the splendid news
service furnished the lumbermen of
Washington by The Oregonian. We
admire the bold and aggressive
stand taken by that paper in defense
of the lumber Interests of Oregon
in contradistinction to the attitude
of the Tacoma Ledger, Seattle Times
and Post-Intelligencer, which, for
some reasons best known to them
selves, have absolutely Ignored re
porting this most important trial,
in which the lumbermen of this state
are so vitally interested. Be it fur
ther Resolved, That a copy of this reso
' lntlon be sent to the Post-Intelligencer.
Seattle Times, Tacoma Led
ger and Oregonian.
W. C. MILES, President
T. H. MAC liAFFERTY, Sec
Ing been compelled to give almost his
whole time and attention to his trial for
the last four weeks, public business re
quiring his attention has been delayed
and there is now a large amount of it
pending and undetermined and requiring
his immediate attention.
Schmitz Jfot Needed as Mayor.
District Attorney Langdon in a brief
speech opposed the motion for bail. He
said that Schmitz, convicted of a felony.
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CONTENTS TODAY'S PAPER
TESTERDATS Maximum temperature, 69
degrees; minimum. 60 degrees.
TODAY'S Partly cloudy and occasionally
threatening, with but little It any rain;
warmer; westerly winds.
Czar dissolves Douma because expulsion of
Socialists Is delayed. Page 1.
Opening ot Hague conference: Page 1.
Attempt to reconcile .Count and Countess
de Cast oil ana. Page 2.
German shipowner condemns ship subsi
dies. Page 35.
Senator Carter denies land law convention
will attack Roosevelt. Page 2.
Japanese diplomat on San Francisco dis
turbances. Page 2.
Parker Democrats try to weaii South from
Bryan, but he will fight whether nomi
nated or not. Page 13.
One body recovered from sunken naval
launch. Page 2.
Toakum leads movement to- take control of
Alton road from Harriman. Page 13.
Telegraph operators will ask Congress to
take control of lines. Page 13.
Veteran advertises for housekeeper and
gets host of replies. Page 2.
Slaughter of rats in St. Louis. Page 3.
Rebates figure in real estate deal. Page 2.
State to close evidence in Haywood trial
Wednesday; much corroborative evidence
given. Page 1.
Schmlts ordered to Jail and reformers to
take control of San Francisco government.
Seattle Assessor places tax value on fran
chises. Page 4.
Hung jury is expected at Moscow.- Page 5.
College baseball championship of Pacific
. Northwest won by Pullman. Page 40.
Fast men to compete In Seattle track meet.
Portland wins eleven-Inning game from Los
Angeles, 4 to 3. Page 14.
Barney Oldfleld to race at Irvlngton next
Saturday and Sunday. Page 41. .
Commercial and Marine,
Another season of high canned goods prices
opens. Page 43.
Sudden change in course of Chicago wheat
market. Page 43.
Further gold exports probable. Page 43
Decrease in New York banks surplus less
than expected. Page 43.
Ballast orders to Zlnlta have been can
celed. Bark will remain here. Page 42.
Portland and Vicinity.
Definition of term "actual settlers' In
Southern Pacific land grant arouses dis
cussion. Page 10.
Rev. J. Whitcomb Brouglier receives offers
to take up pastoral work . elsewhere.
Mayor files fresh charges against dismissed
detective force. Page 16.
Pioneers will hold reunion in Portland
Wednesday. Page 16.
Today Portland' s first dry Sunday ; clubs
can sell liquor. Page 14.
Masonic Grand Lodge closes. Page 24.
Bankers convention comes to an end. Page
THE HAGUE PEACE CONGRESS, AS HARRY MURPHY SEES IT
HOLDING ITS FIRE
IN HAYWOOD CASE
State Will Close Its Case
MUCH EVIDENCE IN REBUTTAL
Main Reliance Is on Proof of
PEABODYS- BEFORE COURT
Keenly Examine Bomb Designed to
Kill Them Proof That Haywood
Sent Slmpklns Money Part
ner of Orchard Testifies.
BOISE, Idaho, Juno IS. (Special.) The
announcement made by the prosecution in
the Haywood case today that it would
have Its testimony In chief concluded by
or on Wednesday next, taken In connec
tion with the fact that there is to be no
other session until Tuesday, has created
a feeling: that the state is cot going to
present such a strong case of corrobora
tion as was anticipated. The reason for
this feeling is probably twofold, that the
law of conspiracy as laid down In this
state Is not fully understood by the pub
llo and that the extent to which the state
may rely upon rebuttal testimony is not
The law as laid down In the Corcoran
caso is very broad and it is understood
its general principles apply in this case,
but that fact Is pot grasped. For In
stance, It has been argued by some of the
newspaper writers In their communica
tions that the state must corroborate Or
chard's statement that Haywood sent him
to kill Steunenberg. The understanding
is that, if the conspiracy is established,
direct corroboration of the testimony con
necting Haywood directly with the Steun
enberg murder Is not necessary.
Many Witnesses on Rebuttal.
Before the state began Introduction of
its testimony after Orchard was through.
Senator Borah stated It would take about
10 days to complete Its case. That would
Indicate it has expected to devote more
time to rebuttal than to the present stage
of the trial. There are many witnesses
here and others on the road for the state,
and it is assumed they will all be called.
Two days may be enough for the purpose.
Further, in making Its announcement to
day, the state said it would finish on
Wednesday unless the cross-examinations
It Is learned that William McParland
is not to be put on as part of the case
in chief. As It is assumed he will be
on the stand before the case closes. It
must b that he is to go on In rebuttal.
George W. RIddell, the detective so
long in the ranks of the Western Fed
eration, is supposed to be an Important
witness and he is lively to occupy a
long time, so it Is thought he may
go on In rebuttal. The state tonight
says it intends to put Steve Adams on.
If the latter should testify at all, it Is
likely he will - be on the stand a long
time, while an effort to fntroduee hia
confession will certainly give rise to
a long discussion.
Miss Peabody Is "Rattled."
A singular feature is that the attor
neys for the prosecution seem perfectly
well satisfied with the situation, while
a feeling of depression exists among
so many ot their friends and it Is rea
sonable to suppose they are playing
their game in a manner that they do
not propose to disclose to the publio
Miss Feabody proved an unsatisfac
tory witness today, for the reason that
she had stage fright to such an extent
that she could not collect herself. She
told the main Incident which was
burned into her memory, but she could
not recall anything else when pressed.
First she thought the Incident of the
men appearing at the carriage door
occurred before she went to St. Louis
and then that it was afterward. But
everyone could see the reason for her
confusion. It was expected that, when
her father was on the stand, the polit
ical side of the Colorado troubles
would be gone into, but to the disap
polntment of those wishing to hear a
story of that kind the subject was not
Motive for Killing Judges.
The decisions ot the Colorado Su
preme Court, which the state proposes
to introduce, were written one by
Judge Gabbert and the other by Judge
Goddard. The former was the deci
sion refusing to release Moyer on a
writ of habeas corpus and the other
found the eight-hour law unconstitu
tional. These are to be Introduced to
show the motive for the attempts to
murder th'ose Judges as testified to by
On Monday Judge Wood will appear
in court at Caldwell to continue the
case against Orchard.
LINKING CP ORCHARD'S STORY
State Produces Mass of Evidence to
BOISE. Idaho. June 15. In support of
the case against William D. Haywood,
charged with the murder of Frank
Steunenberg, the state today submitted
to the Jury the testimony of an even
dozen witnesses, tending to confirm
several details of the story of Harry
Orchard, and at adjournment announced
that it would close Its case next week.
The announcement as to the conclusion
of the prosecution's case was a sur
prise to the defense and was very
clearly pleasing to the prisoner and his
counsel. It came in response to a re
quest from the defense for notice from
the state as to the .me it should as
semble its witnesses, and Senator
Borah, who spoke for his side, gave
next Wednesday as the time. He later
explained, however, that he had given
an early day in order to avoid delay
and, as the trial now stands adjourned
until Tuesday morning, the proseoution
would not be able to conclude before
the end of the week.
Peabodys Among Witnesses.
Among today's witnesses were ex
Governor Peabody and his daughter.
Miss Cora Feabody, but neither was
on the stand very long. It was antici
pated that the defense would extend
edly cross-examine Mr. Peabody and
open the entire contention Involved in
the Colorado labor law, but a noon re
cess conference of united counsel for
the defense, decided that It would be
better tactics to refrain from doing so.
Against a sustained fire of objection
and motions to strike out and a long a
record paragraphed with exceptions by
the defense to the rulings of Judge
Wood, the prosecution aucceded in se
curing the admission of much evidence
bearing on points ot Orchard's tale.
First there was a showing that Steve
Adams, stranded at Ogden lu June,
1903, on the way home from California,
where, it Is alleged, he went to kill
Frederick Bradley, sent a telegram to
Haywood at Denver for money.
, Haywood Sent Slmpklns Money.
Next It showed by the originals of
six drafts on New York banks, ' five of
which were purchased at the First Na
tional Bank of Denver by Haywoort
himself, that during 1804, 1905 and
190 money was frequently remitted by
Haywood to I J. Slmpklns, former
member of the executive board of the
Western Federation of Miners, who as
"Simmons," came to Caldwell with
Orchard and assisted in the first at
tempt to kill Steunenberg The last
draft sent in January after the murder
was cashed by Mrs. Slmpklns, pre
sumably after Slmpklns had fled.
After that came the production of
the shattered and twisted fragments of
the device by which the Vindicator
bomb was set off and this led to an ex
tended inquiry by the defense into con
ditions and events centering about
Cripple Creek during strike and mar
tial law days. The defense tried to
show that there had been unwarranted
deportation of union miners, that the
calling of the militia was unwarranted,
that union stores had been looted, that
agents of the mineowners had commit
ted acta of violence and Incited others
to violence, that union miners had been
flogged and driven from their homes
and that, peace officers controlled by
the mineowners had employed deputies
who were gunflghters, thugs and crim
inals. Plot Against Peabody.
Next the state completed the legal
history of the Peabody bomb, first by
showing that it was dug out ot the ice
in the Coeur d'Alene River, then that
it was brought to Boise and taken on
to Denver, and lastly by Identifying its
casing in court- by the plumber who
made It. The Peabody family was
present during this testimony and
watched the bomb cover every moment
that it was displayed before the wit
Then the state once more took up the
general thread of Orchard's story and
successively offered the testimony of
Miss Peabody to the incident related
by Orchard, where he and Steve Adams
followed the Peabody carriage home,
the evidence of Mr. Peabody that he
had seen Orchard in Canyon City and
that he had repaired his house, as
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BODY BLOW GIVEN PACIFICS
Nelidoff Says Disarmament Is
ROOSEVELT HERO OF DAY
The Hagne Peace Conference Opens
With Little Hope of Overcoming
Stand Taken by Germany,
Austria and the Czar.
THEJ HAGUB, June 15. The second
international peace conference opened this
afternoon. The session lasted scarcely
20 minutes, and was devoid of any inci
dent outside of the prearranged pro
gramme. It consisted simply of a short
speech of welcome by Dr. Van Tets van
Goudrlan, the Netherlands Foreign Min
ister, the adoption of a resolution to send'
greetings to Emperor Nicholas and Queen
Wilhelmlna and the eagerly awaited
speech of M. Nelidoff, head of the Rus
sian delegation, who was unanimously
chosen president. '
The keynote sounded by M. Nelidoff In
behalf of Russia was a crushing blow to .
the pacificists. There was no mlncdng of
words and ultimate disarmament and the
Inauguration of universal peace was rele
gated to the land of dreams.
In Land of Dreams.
M. Nelidoff declared this a "star float
ing far above this sphere, to be always
striven for, but never attained."
"Nations, like individuals," he said, "are
human, and not even the most perfect
Judicial system ever Invented could put
an end to strife and violence. When
honor and vital interests are at stake,
regardless' of consequences, neither the
former nor the latter will recognize any
authority except personal Judgment and
Stripped of its fine phrases, the speech
Is considered a deliberate warning to the
conference to keep down to earth, to con
tinue the work of the conference toward
alleviating the horrors of war and nar
rowing the chances of conflict by open
ing wider the door of arbitration and aim
toward "conciliation and Justice."
The pious view that the powers
should study the question of the light
ening of the military establishments
with which the first conference con
cluded Its labors, was not even men
tioned. The speech, however, clean
the atmosphere and shows that Rus
sia is determined to try to keep the
conference within her programme, and
that so far as the discussion of arma
ments is concerned, she lines up with
Germany and Austria.
Meet First Obstacle.
In face of this initial reverse. It
remains to be seen what the powers
favoring consideration f small arma
ment will do. The delegates who in
sist that this subject must not be al
lowed to drop, manifest some resent
ment. They say they would not have
been dissatisfied had Russia steered
clear of the subject altogether, but
expressed the opinion that this bold
attempt to Influence the conference
against consideration of the question
Is highly Improper. -
As a matter of fact President Roose
velt carried off the honors of the In
augural session. The applause which
greeted the high tributes paid the
President by M. van Tabs van Goud
rlan, and M. Nelidoff were hearty and
spontaneous, and it Is perhaps not too
much to say that the Incident points to
President Roosevelt and the American
delegation instead of to the Emperor
of Russia, as the molders of the des
tinies of the present conference. At
any rate. It certainly shows with what
common accord the world recognized
the lofty motives which inspired
America in International affairs.
General Horace Porter and the other
American representatives were show
ered with congratulations after the ,
The speeches and proceedings were
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