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TH E RATE B ILL.
N THE NATIONAL HALLS OL CONGRESS
o f the Measure
by the House.
RAILROADS GIVE UP
A CURIOUS BRIDGE IN IRELAND.
Washington, Feb 9. — The railroad
rate bill is intended and does comply
specifically with the recommendations
day ground out its usual semi-monthly of President Roosevelt on the rate
Tuesday. February 13.
is b in fX , I
13 — Tlie i'Ttit'.a- grist of private pensions, pis-ing in 72 1 question. It gives the Interstate Com
at ion bill held the alien- | minutes 429 bills for the benefit of vit- merce commission autiiority, when a
0. of the Blouse today, and was the j erans who are barred for one reason or rate has been complained of as “ un
for much heated argument, fir-t another from coming in under the gen reasonable” by a slipper, to in vesti-I i T T i r g o r a n i FROM I I I C l f l F i '
G c- the lax method of expendilute of eral statute, and thus made a new gate that rate, state whether or not it ( ' ■ * * uUl f I L IllU lfl A LL olU Lu
money and second over the lo- epeed record for such bills. Seventy- is unreasonable, and if found to be |
of tin proposed $ It*, 000,000 five per cent of the beneficiaries are unreasonable, to name a rate, which is
either blind or bed-ridden.
This or to be just and reasonable, and fairly
'“ ' i station 9 ' the Philippines.
der, with a number of minor bills aud remunerative, and which is to be the Denunciations o f Pennsylvania Rail-
V s b in g t ii, Feb. 13. — Senator El- the passage of two amendments to the maximum rate to be charged.
road M erger and o f Coal
today Wtroduced hie hill for rail- Philippine tariff act of 1905, consti
This rate, so fixed, is to go into
Roads Cause Alarm.
„ ij| »te r e fla tio n . The measure pro- tuted the transactions of the day. The effect 30 days after it is announced by
m :. i th a tW ie n e v e r any rate, fare or tariff amendments piece American cot the commission, subject, during that
U „Xe established by any common rar- ton goods on an equality, so fur as the time, to be set aside or suspended by
Washington, Feb. 10.— It is apparent
"tw fciall be unjust and unreasonable, cost of production is concerned, with the commission or by the courts. After
’Hie interesting structure shown in the picture spans u ravine on the
* 1i Interstate Commerce commission European goods. Low grades of shoes it lias gone into effect, it is to remain that certain railroad interests have be
“l aT have pfmver, after complaint and were admitted at a lower tariff. The the rate for three years. During this come alarmed over the decided anti Irish coast near Belfast. The north coast o f the Emerald Isle Is very
broken, and In many places the public highways are maintained with the
to make an order requiring house adjourned until Monday.
time, according to the rpinion that railroad agitation that is manifesting
greatest difficulty on account o f the winter freshets.
So many ordinary
rate to he modified, so far as shall
has been expressed by those who have itself in congress and iu several states,
bridges have been carried away by the storms that much Ingenuity haa
Thursday, February 8 .
jeessary In order to remove the un-
participated in the debate, the rate
Washington, Feb. 8. — Just enough may also be reviewed by the courts, and that their friends in the senate been exercised in order to secure permanence. One o f the latest Is this
;uMo.1nable*ee- and unlawfulness. The
r shall take effect on and after a morning business was allowed in the and, if found to he in conflict either have been appealed to to settle upon skeleton structure o f steel hoops firmly secured at both ends with anchors o f
sci,J to be »pt rifled not lees than 30 house preceding the vote on the Hepburn with the constitution by being confis the beet rate bill they can get and get the same metal.
trckJafter seivlce upon the carrier, and railroad rate bill today to permit de catory, it can be set aside by the courts.
it before the senate for action.
Lisd continu in effect for one year ut • layed members to reach their seats be
Another important feature is the
P R E S ID E N T OF FRANCE.
ROSE FROM P O V E R T Y .
¡u.iJrestrafc' 1 or set aside by lawful fore the rollcall ordered the nigi.t be definition of the words ’ “ railroad” and
r or decree of court, or unless r<- fore began. Three hundred and forty- “ transportation,” in a manner to in have become astounded over the oppo
N o i»
G ra n d s o n
Itla c k n m ith
K oicers, S l n m l a r d
O il M a » -
of R ep u b lic.
d or rrgidified by a supplementary six members voted for the b ill. Seven, clude all auxiliary instrumentalities.
sition that has devloped to them
n atr. W a s Once a N ew sb o y.
r of thlcom m iseion, which may be all Republicans, voted against it. A p
This power to name a reasonable throughout the country, and that many
M. Fallieres, the man who was elect
Henry II. Rogers, "the piston rod o f
r upon application or after notice plause greeted the announcement of rate ami the inclusion of the auxili
of them realize that graver problems the Standard Oil engine,” rose to his ed President o f France to succeed M.
tate tP carrier defendant in the proceed- the result by the speaker to the house, aries within the jurisdiction of the
Loubet, Is uf extremely humble origin.
which had given its undivided atten commission, are said to be the new- than the fixing of a disputed rate con present commanding position in the Ill« father was a magistrate's cleric
nator F u lto n today offered an
feat ures. A ll other provisions are mod
newsboy In the village o f New Bedford, and his grandfather a blacksmith,
odiaent lo the sundry civil bill ap- rate-making for seven days.
ifications of existing law.
They in allay the spirit of hostility
Muss. But there were members o f his whose forge and cottage, propped up
Those voting against tlm bill were: clude publicity of railroad methods,
“ w* riating $400,000 for protecting aud
Some of the magnates believe that if family in the town of Falrhaven, Conn., ngnlnst tho walls o f tho Cathedral o f
ervingVork done on the jetty at Littlefield, of Maine; McCall and which is ‘ o be aided by prescribing a
Mezzln, have only recently dlsnp|a*aretL
,ltall>oath of the Columbia river. Mr. Weeks, of Massachusetts; Perkins, system of bookkeeping, and enlarging they can get the members of the com where he was born, who needed tils
Fallieres, who has been President o f
on has concluded, alter repeated
the commission to seven members and
Senate, has a stainless political
erences with Chairman Burt n, of York; ami Sibley, of Pennsylvania.
increasing salaries of members to $ 100 , senate together on a bill at once it w ill In a grocery at $3 a week and board.
record. He has managed to keep htm-
Sullivan, of Mas“achusetts, voted 000 a year.
^ Jotiae committee, and1 the senate
stop the agitation that is each day ;
years o f service became head clerk. To
nh^jlrs, that the only possible way of “ present,” and was not paired. There
growing stronger against what are char- |
this day ho recounts to Ills 11111111011 «
refcln an appropriation this session were 23 members paired, hilt these
C H IN E SE G O O D SO LD IE R S.
acterized as “ railroad lobbies” in vari his rise to a salary of $.8 a week ns the
;he month of the Columbia is by an pairs were generally political ones.
>#» ndineut to the sundry civil bill. None of them was made upon the bill, Minister Discusses Agitation and P re ous states.
proudest achievement of his life.
The denunciation of the railroad
i:oi re is absolutely no hope of passing and consequently did not indicate op-
New Bedford at that time, for Henry
parations fo r War.
trust in West Virginia by Governor H. Rogers is now nearly 70 years old.
° : ecial bill, nor is there any hope of positin.
Berlin, Feb. 9. — Generul Tcliang Dawson in a letter to the senate, the was the home port for Meets o f Am eri
tt“ ' ing through an emergency river and
Washingtoon, Feb. f — There was a
6i, >or b ill to provide lor a limited general expectation that unlay would Teheng, the Chinese minister to Ger offering of a resolution in Pennsylvania can whalers and the sperm oil trnlllc
;(tJ ib e r of deserving projects, as was at witness a revival of yesterday’ s exciting many, in the course of an interview to investigate coal-operating roads and was large, kerosene being unknown.
with the Tageblatt’ s correspondent on the determination of many memliers of Young Rogers knocked alsiut the whal
occurences in the senate over Patter
the disquieting rumors from China, congress to secure an investigation of
ers and oil refineries with Ills eyes open
eon's laucus resolutions, but it was not
said that China needed reform in her the alleged trnst formed by the Penn
Monday, February 12.
and with an increasing appreciation of
realized anil the large crowd attracted
Europe, he said, sylvania, Baltimore A Ohio, Chesapeake
tic« /ashingon. Feb. 13. — The senate to the galleries was compelled to leave head and limbs.
| the commercial value of oil. Then came
had been surprised that Japan had be A Ohio and Norvfolk A Western, have
dsnrAjr adopted a joint resolution re-
in disappointment when at 3 p. m. the
the discovery o f coni oil In l ’ennsyl-
0,1: ted by Tillm an from the senate senate went into executive session, come greater than China, whose sol excited tear among the friends of rail
vaula, nn event that instantly took the
imittee on interstate
commerce, alter a day devoted largely to ordinary diers, and especially those in the north roads that a rem treeless crusade against
life out of the sperm oil Industry. Rog
ch directs the Interstate Commerce
hills on the calendar.
Chairman Elkins, of tho interstate ers Joined the rush to the oil fields and
■ mission to investigate the charge of
committee of the senate, who found profitable employment. Here he
crimination and combination in re-
Wednesday, February 7.
should not be considered, as the popu favors the railroad interests, and Sena l« ‘gan to give evidence of the genius
. .""int of traile made against the rail-
Washington, Feb. 7.— By continuing
' *1«. It was a joint resolution, and its session practically to 7 o’ clock the lation of over 400 000 000 could easily tors Clapp and Dolliver, who have been for organization and executive ability
it be pa: e l by the house and house concluded all preliminary steps to contribute a m illiard where vital inter fighting for action, held a private con that carried him to his present posi
ference of several hours this afternoon. tion, where he may defy States with
ied b yfth e president before it be the passage of the railroad rate bill, est« were touched.
minister continued, It is believed a basis of compromise is Impunity. With astonishing grnsp of
The adoption of the ordered a roll cal’ on the measure and
the possibilities o f the oil trade he pro
dution Was preceded by a speech by put off the final action until tomorrow. strongly wishes for commercial deal being considered.
ings with foreign countries, but prefers
posed to the big operators one plan a f
man, Bn which lie
The time for amendment came at 4
rged that; the administration was o’ clock, and for three hours following those without Chinese colonies.
ter another for the saving and market
S T IL L R E LY ON R FLIA N C E .
proceed: ig in good faith to secure one amendment alter another came up, missionaries, h» added, cause hatred of
ing of the products o f the wells, and
road legislation, because he waB not was read, debated in some instances foreigners by their tactless proselyting
many of these ideas were adopted.
M. F A I .M UR KS.
and the fighting between Protestants Will Be Converted to Suit Term s o f
met sfled with the president’ s advisers. and went down to defeat.
Mr. Rogers has not been known ns
Your on g these lie mentioned Secretary was the struggle to amend that often and Catholics.
Next Yacht Race.
one o f the nation's very rich men who self free from nil scandals, notably that
of Panama, which tarnished tho repu
The minister was asked if the navy
raw-st and Senator Knox.
when a paragraph of the hill was con
New York, Feb. 10. — In discussing have gone In for any sjieolnl form of
tations o f so many public men in
00 • xjdge also spoke at length on the cluded in the reading, a dozen members and army reinforcements which the
>id road question.
He delivered a waved their amendments and shouted United States is sending to the P h ilip the possibilities ot a challenge for the timental fondness for the town o f his France. On the other hand, he Is with
' “ )fully prepared speech, in which for recognition. Not one of these was pines in the expectation of difficulties America’ s cup from Sir Thomas Lipton birth, however, has been evidenced by out any striking Individuality, conveys
took a position for governmental adopted. They contained all manner of with Chinia might arouse the Chinese or any foreign source, and the probable his lavish expenditure o f money for the Idea of lack o f backbone, and hna
of rates, but advised the ut- propositions, such sb regulating prefer- dragon. He replied:
course of the New York Yacht club, on Falrhaven. Fifteen years ugo he be offended n number o f |>eople by his
“ If the American government sends
~ it caution against too radical action. entials, the long and short haul, free
weakness for the pomp anil ceremony
receipt uf such a challenge, says to gan to make Falrhaven famous by do
tme expressed I he opinion that the giv- passes, court procedure, whole rate bills reinforcements, who can say it fears
of office and for aristocratic associa
v.i of rebates was practically the only and parts of bills, hut all “ went by the difficulties with China? It is all non day’ s Times, the astonishing statement
tions. He will probably lie an entirely
sense. I believe the armaments are was made by a prominent member of Tw o years later Ids children, three passive executive o f the will of the
ir.it * existing in connection with the
daughters and a son. built a lihrnry as
n u> road syttems of the country.
the New York club yesterday that the
n memorial to a sister, stocked It with »'handlers o f the National legislature.
Washington, Feb. 7.— Today for the not express myself more definitely.”
Reliance would be used In all proba books, «tntues, pictures, and endowed He Is terribly fat, not particularly*
Feb. 12. — The house first time in many years the senate was
decorative, and w ill In his fondness fo r
bility as the defender of the enp, even
A P P IA N W A Y O F AM ERIC A.
N^"'ay had, spoil with the hill providing made the scene of an effort to administ
the trappings o f his high estate nt tho
though the challenge called for a race
the whipping-post for wifeheaters er party discipline to a member of that
Elysee Palace recall many o f the amus
lnt ,*the District of Columbia, and then
Perfect Road Will Be Built Straight with schooners, as has been suggested,
ing Idiosyncrasies of poor Felix Faure.
1 la| it on the tabe, effectively dippoe- many dramatic details that the many
and that to meet these conditions she
witnesses w ill not soon forget it.
thent of it, by a vote of 153 to t>0.
Cleveland, Feb. 9.— W ithin a year would be converted, as it is a perfectly
ONE ON COLONEL BRAGG.
ith iiii- new fcavel was dedicated to the terson w as the subject of the effort, and work w ill ha begun by the National
l l o l i l >18011
n*t *nory of'Lincoln, by 8peaker Cannon
Good Roads association on a great
“" “ opening the house, and the birth- man, the Democratic leadership is con highway extending clear aero«s the Thomas’ anil any other challenges at
C o u r te o t ia In M u k liiic u p
ot the piartyred president was re- ceded, was the instrument of his party state of Ohio, from the Pennsylvania to every point.
U u u rre l.
I f a 70-foot sloop, as suggested by
nbered [in the prayer of the chap- in the incident.
the Indiana line, that w ill be one of
In Alabama one o f
Sir Thomas, is named as the chal
the finest in the world, and, like the
the most talented lawyers practicing
Northwest Graduates at Annapolis.
Appian W ay, w ill he built to last for
In me South was the late Colonel
Friday, February 9.
Washington, Feb. 14 — Raleigh E all time to come. This is the informa and the Reliance w ill he used as the
Bragg, but he bad a peppery temper.
challenge boat, in spite of the big al
Vashingi -n, Feb. 9. — Almost the Hughes, Portland; Frederick N. Per
tion given out tixlav by Colonel W. 11.
Not only (lid Colonel Bragg’s dispo
lowance she would have to give. I f a
.ire seeni'in of the senate today was kins, Salem; Carroll G. Graves. Spo
Moore, president of the association.
sition involve him from time to time
110-foot Bchooner is named, the R eli
voted to the consideration of the ur- kane; Randolph P. Scudder, N r t h
The road, which w ill he the first to
In serious differences with his col
ance w ill be converted and w ill be still
----i t deficiency bill, which was passed Yakim a; Robert L. Ghormley, M >s-
Ire built across a state under the author
I f a 90-foot sloop is
leagues but It olso led him to break
Actically as it was reported from the cow, and Vestal P. Coffin, Boise, grad
ity of an organization since the old
named, it. will, of course, he the Reli
off amicable relations with a Judge
^ m m itteelon appropriatijns.
The uated from the Annapolis Naval acad
Federal roads, w ill cost $1,500,000.
ance which w ill crofs the line as the
ly disco sion was over an aroend-
Robinson, u most estimable Jurist,
Of this amount, Colonel Moore savs
defender of America’ s priceless trophy.
ent suafct**,l by Patterson to strike
who, while presiding over a suit In
$750,000 has already been put up by
Under old rules or under new, the Re
]it the pro
which Bragg was Interested, liml by
Last Hearing on Yakima Land.
certain interests that he w ill not now liance is looked upon as capable of
eu on the
.r.mi the operation of
his decision Incurred the resentment
Washington, Feb. 14. — Land Com reveal, and the remainder w ill be se
suciessfnlly defending the cup and will
■ I efgW h ou r (lay law.
o f the advocate. 80 for a long time
missioner Ross today had a final hear cured from the counties through which
remain the club’ s Reliance.
atended tl, it to i qnire men to labor
the colonel declined even to speak to
ing on his fight for the approval of the it w ill pass.
lore than eight hours a day in
the Judge, save when it was absolutely
state Carey act selection of 55,000 acres
topic« was inhuman, and argutd that
Poaching on Fund.
l necessary In the course o f business.
Puts Down Siberian Revolt.
in thp Yakima valley.
The case w ill
lie requirement wnubi do injustice to
Washington, Feb. 10. — To the sur
Finally, however. Ills better nature
probably be decided in a few days.
x 8 t. Petersburg, Feb. 9.— General
Imerican la r. -
nil senators on
getting the upper hand. Colonel Rragg
Linievitch, commander of the Man prise of many senators, the Hansbrnugh
*Oth sides <■•
Hilda-' - -I.tr
Lighthouse fo r Resurrection Bay.
chmian armies, telegraphed to the em bill setting apart $ 1 , 000,000 out of the
determined to apologize to Judge Rob
• he position.
The amendment was
Washington, Feb. 14.— Senator Piles peror yesterday as follows:
“ General reclamation fund for the drainage of it with $ 100,1kK). In 1893 Mrs. Rogers, inson and endeavor to effect a renewal
ajpoted down without resort to a Toll
today introduced a bill authorizing the Rennenkampff entered Chita, Trars- swamp lands in North Dakota slipped
o f tlielr form er comparatively pleasant
a ll. The senate adjourned until Mon-
Several now dead, presented Falrhaven with a relations. Meeting the Judge one after
construction of a lighthouse at the en Biikalia, February 5, withont blood through the senate today.
trance of Resurrection bay, Alaska, to shed.
The iiihal>i*an s of the town Western senators were vigorously op
try home at Falrhaven mist him more noon on the steps o f the .State lions«,
Washington, le o . -• —The house to- coat $25,000.
have been disarmed and work has been posed to taking any money nut of the
than $ 1 , 000 , 000 , ami Is one o f the show he Impulsively thrust out Ids hand
resumed. Two hundred of the revolu
o f New England.
Spa ilsh Trade Growing.
tionists have been arrested, but a num and it was their puri<o«e to oppose this
Railroads on the Islands.
"See here. Judge, let's lie friends
General Hels- hill, but it was called up when the sen
Washing’ , Feb. 13.— Trade of the
Washington, Feb. 14. — The bid of ber of the leaders fled.
again. This thing has g one on long
United States with Spain and Portugal 8 oiomcn A Co., Cornelius Vanderbilt,
amounted in the fiscal year 1905 to .1. G. White A Co., all o f New York Chita, has been relieved of his post for through withont opposition. It w ill be he made when. In 180*1, he mnde a trip
"W h y — or, Bragg.” asked the Jlidg«
over $ 544000 , 000 , according to a reoort Thomas F. Swift, D etrdt, with whom inaction.”
to the selectmen that he lie made su In the meekest and mildest way imag
issued by the department of Commerce is associated the International Banking
perintendent o f streets. The salary was inable, “ what’s the matter?”
Relieve Forest Settlers.
Irrigation Congress Dates.
and Labor. Of this, $15,000,000 was corporation; H . B. W il«o n an,l Heidel-
"Sim ply this. Judge," continued th«
$:; a day and the work more than any
uFimporte and $19,000 000 exports. Of bach, Ickelheimer A Co., has been ac
Boise, Idaho, Feb. 9 .— Tut-sdav at a
[c-'the imports $*1,500.000 w a s from Port cepted by the Philippine government joint m°eting of the directors of the of passed a bill providing that settlers man o f millions would want to give It. fiery Bragg, “ I admire you so Im
ugal and $H 500 00.) from Spain. Of for the concessionary contracts or chamber of commerce and the Commer within forest rserves who have relin- He was promptly elected “ sutler,” to mensely that 1 cannot for my life !>•
G the exports. $2,<100,000 went to Portn- grants for the construction, raainte cial club, it was decided that the dates quished title tot eir land since the lien I the consternation o f the first families content to remain on had terms any
35 j tl and $17,000,000 to Spain. Imports nance and operation of railroads in the for the meeting of the National Irriga land law was repealed may recover title ,,f Falrhaven and to the disgust o f most longer. 1 felt that t must speak to
As matters I „ ( ti,e other families, each o f which you.”
from Portugal have greatly increased j islands of Negros, Panay and Cebu tion congress should be 8 ptember 10 to ttieir original hoi lings.
“ W hy— er, Bragg," piped the Judge
[■j-flaring Ihe last few years, while the Their bid provides for full government to 15. T na action i* subject to the rat sow stand, these settler« can neither had a memlier that wanted the Job him
ificstirn of the exern’ iv " committee of make lien selection nor recover the land self. Previous to that time the street* In the thinnest o f voices, a well-
expeetjklc that country have declined. | guaiantee authorized by congress.
The hoti«e o f the town had been neglected. Mr. feigned look o f astonishment on hla
the congre««, but it is customary to rat whlcn they relinquished.
B i * “ rve Policy Live Issue.
Will Act On Exclusion Law.
ify the choice of the people where the refn«ed to pa»« a bill permitting set Rogers was an enthusiastic wheelman. face, "w h y —er, Bragg, haven’t you
Waahin in, Feb. 13.— Senator H ey-
Washington, Feb. 14. — Chinese ex congress is »0 be held in the matter of tler» of this class to perfect their lieu Thus, in a small way, lie was being l>een speaking to me?"
A t till* the lawyer wilted.— I.lppla.
bum ’« l! ree honr speech in denuncia- elusion legislation was one of the sub date«.
thwarted In a desire. W ith character
■ e id e n t Re..«eve|t’ « forest re- jects discussed today by the president
lstic promptness he applied the same cott’» . _____________________ _
Grain Trust O rdered Dissolved.
lev will probably have the Representative Perkin», of New York,
Agree on Customs Duties.
aggressive methods In this ns In n deal
T k k llfih 9 n h |» rt.
kking fores* reserves a live told the president that the matter soon
Lincoln, Neb.. Feb. 10 —- A decision Involving tens o f millions. On his elec
Algeciras, Feb H — The delevatee tc
MI Ilk# to m il on MI im Klilorleljfh.**
^ B h must be met and disposed would be taken up by ths committee the Moroccan conference today dis-n.«ed adverse to the Nebraska Grain dealers’ tlon as super he got out the snow plow»
"For goodnes»’ *ake, why?”
. of by congress at the present session. and that he had no doubt that action the customs duties of Morocco and set a«sociation was handed down today by
and kept the streets clear o f snow. This
"Because »h e never boro* me talking
' Ths ape*
of the Idaho senator was a would be taken. He said it would he tied a number of details referring to the Supreme court, which orders the
.was followed by a general cleaning up. about things that happened when a h «
full and Complete argument on the side the effort of the committee to satisfy various grti-des. but postponed dec'dirg .«s o n a t.m d.-solved. It had been al- | p,
lrln!C hih1 overhauling o f the street. wa* * little girl.” — Cleveland I-eadaiv
l/ tw M w a < l n s i n o a
of the :*ppoeition; it was severe in it« the objections now made by the C h i the qnestiong of increasing the general lege! that the assix-iation
fixed prices, when
tlie weather permitted. He gave
nese, withont admitting to this country rate to 12 % per cent ad valorem. M - 1 leaving the farmers to take what was Falrhaven the best street* boasted oj
Tw o of life ’» urgent requisites are
rocco wants state monopoly on tobacci. offered.
good health and a little more money.
any New England tow n.
Cannot Withstand Public Hostility
on Rate Question.