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THE DAILY CAPITAL JOURNAL, SALEM, OREGON. WEDNESDAY, MAR. 1, 1916,
DO YOUR OWN SHOPPING
Give tiio BEST VALUE for Your Money
Erary Kiai (ma Cortoa la Silk, Far Mtn, Woaca aJ CliiUrra
Any Color and Style From 25c to $5.00 per pair
Look (or the Trad Mirk! Sold by All Good Dealers.
Wholesale LoT(l & TayOf NEW YORK
fR.S. KLMER LUDDKX and Mrs
illiam Connell Dver had a num
"" ber of i
society matrons for an af
ternoon over the bridge tables today.
Mr. Luddcn's home wan the setting
for tUe affair, which was the second of
i series of parties to be given by these
Mrs. Ben Ok'ott and small son Chest
er, who have been tiie guests of Mrs.
Oswald West in Portland for a week,
returner .-nin.iny evening accompanied
by Mr. Olcott who spent the week end
Mrs. Harry Oliupor has asked a num
ler of matrons at her home for in at
tractive bridge for which jjhe will be
hostess Thursday afternoon.
Thursday evening Miss Joy Turner
jireseated a number of her violin and
iano students in a private recital in
her studio at the Willamette university
jeollege- of music.
Pusey willows, fragrant violets and
jotted pl.nts made an attractive set
ting for the young artists and their
dpousoni, which numbered about, eighty
jiarenta aud friends.
Miss Turner was nssisted by Archie
If. fmith, a vocal student of Dr. Cbace,
who gave much pleasure with hia rich
Jiaritone voice; his distinct diction and
urticulation being especially delightful.
The programme throughout was most
eharraingly arranged, the students ren
dering their numbers from memery in
Jl creditable ninunor.
Those participating in the programme
were: Paul Purviue, Maude F.ngstrom,
Jsrsle Wasson, Boss Harris, Margaret
Johnson, Pearl Ostermann, Floyd Sieg
lunnd, Winifred Eyre, Mnrv Findloy,
J'aul Doney, I'enrl George, Marian Km
mons. Hath Wechter, Maude .Savage,
Iteaxie Bchrunk, Cleda McFarlane, Edna
What bids fair to be one of the most
delightful musical concerts of the
jteaon is tint to be given bv Mine. Ai
nu. Webster Powell, the worid's famous
i-olorature soprano at the Urnnd theatre
Friday evening. Mine. Powell haa of
fered her services free of charge for
this benefit concert and the proceeds
will be given to the Willamette univer
ity library. The programme for the
evening will include typical songs of
twelve different nations. Mine. Powell
jilajs her own accompaniments and
lues x Steinwny Grand piano.
Dr. nnd Mrs. Ivan K. Hellinger, of
fweet Home, are being congratulated
noon the advent of a son, born Sunday,
l'Ybruiry the twenty-seventh.
The little fellow will be called Ivan
Ellsworth, dr. Mrs. Hellinger was
formerly Lola Hello Cook, of this city.
M iss Lulu Walton entertained a nuiu
1er of young friends at a jolly leap
year inrty Friday evening at her home
in North Seventeenth street.
Many unique and appropriate games
were played during the evening follow
ed hy a dainty collatiou.
Those participating in the gnyeties
were: Misses Mary Leiiimon, Lucile Bar
ton, Grace and lilva Smith, ( liristnbel
Jewett, Lorenn and Louise Walton, and
Leo McKay, Chiules Handed, Koss Dain
rell, Richard Kiirton, l. S. Lemmon,
Horace .Icwett, K. W. Walton and Al
.Saturday evening the S. P. L. class of
the Presbyterian Sunday school held its
annual banquet in the church parlors.
overs were placed for thirty-eight.
Miss Kutii Welborne, president of tho
chtss, acted as teast mistress.
Those responding to toasts were: Miss
A Wonderful Season of White
and Wonderful Whites for the Season
All indications point to the greatest Spring and Summer
season for White that femininity has known in years. We have
prepared for the demand that is sure to be, with the unusual
array of white materials named below. These have been delayed
on tho road, unavoidably, and we are sorry to have kept you wait
ing. But, now is a good time to make your selections and be
ready for the first installment of real Spring weather.
Embroidered Swiss Organdies.
Embroidered Fine Voiles
Novelty Stripe Lace Voiles
Novelty Loop Stripe Voiles
Novelty Stripe Seed Voiles
Novelty Stripe Klaxons
Novelty Embroidered Flaxons
Flaxons in Checks and Stripes
Beautiful Lace Voiles
Dorothy Dick, Miss Kijna Gilbert, Miss
Helen Ilogne and Mrs. W. W. F.mmons,
teacher of the class.
Later several delightful musical se
lection were given by Miss Kdna Aek
erman, Miss Mary .lane Alberts, Miss
Mary Talmage and Miss Maude McCoy.
Messages of sympathy are finding
their way to Mrs. Henry Pascoo who is
at the Willamette hospital where she
underwent an operation today.
Mrs. V,. O. Sieeke and son, Paul, left
today for a two months' spjourn in the
middle west. They will visit relatives
in Manhattan, Kansas and Lincoln Ne
braska, before returning to Salem.
Miss Florence Hofcr entertained a
group of gills informally Saturday af
ternoon in honor of Miss Maida Doo
little, of Corvallis.
Miss flofer's guests besides the hon
oree included Miss Lucile McCully,
Miss Mary Schulta,Miss Barbara Steiu
er, Miss Mildred llrunk, Miss Valeria
floldberger, Miss Kvelyn Cathey and
Miss Edith Lornsten.
Miss Klma Ohling, wiio is attending
the university spent the week end at
her homo in Albanv.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Joe Keller will be hosts
for a box party tomorrow evening for
the Moose entertainment at the Grand
theatro, asking as their guests, Gov
ernor nnd Mrs. James Withycombe, Mr.
and Mrs. Georgo Palmer Putnam and
Mr. and Mis. John Minto.
M. I,. Meyers went to Portland this
H. Steinbuch is in Portland transact
K. C. Simmons, of Vick Bros.' was in
K. G. White is registered today at the
Dligh, from Falls City.
Albert Wilson, of Lebanon, is iu the
city, tho guest of W. K. Gilson.
Dr. Seymour Skiff left yesterday for
Portland to be away about a mouth.
H. C. Durr, of Portland, motored to
Salem Monday, returning yesterday,
Joe Kerwult, a prosperous farmer liv
ing south of Salem, was in the city yes
terday. I). B. Fuller, U. S. deputy marshal,
of Portland, was in the city yesterday
ou official business.
Joe liudcliff, of Portland, was in Sa
lem Inst evening to attend the sessions
of the Moose lodge.
Mrs. Ilelene Ifngun is home after a
three weeks' visit with her sister and
relatives at Sacramento nnd San Fran
cisco. Miss Grace Funk, who has been visit
ing for the past three months at Spo
kane niul other Sound cities, returned
Mr. and Mis. Frank Mapes returned
yesterday from Portland. Mr. Mniies
has been on the federal grand jury for
the past two months.
Krnest Kverhnrt Baker, nn attorney
is today moving his office from the
Chamber of .Commerce building to
rooms over the Chicago store.
Mrs. J. M. Hockett relumed from
Salem Saturday, accompanied by her
aged father. Rev. Hubert Booth, who
has been ill and for whom she has been
caring for several weeks. He was taken
Monday to her country home near this
city, where he will remain for a time.
Embroidered Mercerized Batistes
Fine white Piques
Fine White Gabardines
Pretty White Marquisettes
Embroidered Dotted Swisses
Damask or Madras Waistings
New Checked and Striped Dimities
Extra fine qualities in
Genuine Swiss Organdies
These materials come in the widest widths only and nre
Priced 10c to 85c a Yard
It will be a pleasure for us to show, and a great satisfaction to you
to see, these fresh, crisp white fabrics.
Washington, M ir. 1. Increas
ed exports in li 13, traceable
largely to war conditions, put
nearly l,o00 ,000,000 more dollars
into American pockets than in
the previous year.
Commerce department figures
announced today, showed the
1915 exports at .'MfW5,00,000
against .$2,071,000,000 in 1914.
Lumber and agricultural im
plements are gaining, and muni
tions exports keep up phenomen
ally. New Moose Degree Team
Makes First Appearance
The degree team of the Moose lodge
made its first appearance last evening
at the lodge when 18 member were
received into the order. It is for the
benefit of this team that the entertain
ment will be given at the opera house
A banquet followed the initiatory ex
ercises, and an address was given by
T. R. Radcliff, national director of tho
lodge from Oregon. Short talks were
also made by Joe Keller, state parolo
officer; Walter E. Keyes, republican
candidate for district attorney, and
Thomas Brown. Members initiated last
evening were: Frank Grosvernor, Don
Moore, John Sundin, F. W. Slason,
Frank Dickman, C. H. Pruner, V. H.
Pratt, George Waters, C. H. Morse, E.
W. Hazard, T .N. Hicks, Will Evans,
F. N. Derbv, T. A. Roberts, C. B. Dud
ley, O. L. Herrold, R. A. Mohney, H.
Throw Off Colds and Prevent Grip.
When you feel a cold coming on, take
LAXATIVE BKOMO QUININE. It re
moves cause of Colds and Grip. Only
One. "BKOMO O.CINIJJE." E. W.
GKOVh S signature on box, iioc.
Alaskan School Teacher
Beats Wife to Death
t ordova, Alaska, .March . I arrying
tho news several hundred miles by dog
team, arrivals at Kodiak told of the ar
rest, of Alexander T. McLean, territor
ial school teacher, for throwing a light
ed lamp at his wife nnd then booting
her to death, January 21.
McLean was arrested by United
States Deputy Marshal Harry J. Paul
sen. Trouble arose between the couple
when Mrs. McLean wanted to attond a
wedding. Four children of the couple
were in tho house and witnessed their
fnther murder their mother, according
to their testimony before tho commis
Ts the ndvico of Al Jennings, cele
brated author of "Beating Back", and
his company in a six part film drama
tization of "Beating Back."
Mr. Jennings is supported by a big
and talented cast. To add realism to
the play, some of the scenes were taken
at great expense, in the localities where
Al Jennings met with some of the most
LETTER to WOMEN
More Proof that Lydla E
Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound Relieves Suffering.
Chicago, III "I suffered from a fcad
case of female ills. Lydia E. Pinkham's
pound was recom-
mended and I took
about six bottles.
u fi ma nn . I
right. The common
symptoms of ouch a
when walking, irri
tation,bearingdown pains and backache,
nervousness and dis
I look much better
soon passed away,
now than I did before, and I recommend
the Compound every time fof female
troubles, as it did for me all it is claimed
to do. ifou hove my permission to pub
lish this letter." Mrs. J. MAY, 3548 S.
Lincoln St, Chicago, 111.
If you have any of the symptoms men
tioned in Mrs. May's letter, remember
what Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable
Compound did for her, and try it your
self. It is a good old-fashioned medi
cine, made from roots and herbs, and it
has helped countless numbers of women.
If you need special advice,write
to Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine
Co. (confidential), Lynn, Mass.
Your let ter will be opened, read
and answered by a woman, and
held In strict confidence.
exciting experiences of his career as
bandit nnd train robber. ,' Beating
Back" has been long in preparation.
It is the life story of America's most
That President McKinley and Presi
dent Koosevelt made no mistake in
pardoning and restoring citizenship to
Mr. Al Jenuings and giving him one
more chance has been proven by the
fact that he is now one of oar most
honored and respected citizens.
The citizens of his old home state
of Oklahoma were convinced of his
reformation and sincerity and nom
inated him for governor on the demo
cratic ticket. Mr. Al Jennings' one
aim in life is to do all the good he
can, to make amends for his mistakes
and unlawful deeds in early life.
"Beating Back" is not only a thrilling
and interesting photoplay. It is the
greatest moral lesson ever thrown upon
a screen. It shows that punishment
follows crime, and that the one and
only policy is tho straight road.
GILL To Mr. and Mrs. Cerile OilL at
Villisca, Iowa, February 23, Witt, a
Mrs. Gill was formerly from Salem
and known as Miss Olive Garver.
Victor Point News
(Capital Journnl Special Service.)
The II. P. band boys are glad to
have Marion Lewis with them again.
A. T. Savage lost a fine horse one
day last week.
Y. A. Doerfler likes his new herds
man, Mr. Koy Gibbons, fine. Mr. Gib
bons has been with Mr. Chalmers of
Forest Grove the past, two years. Mr.
Chalmcr is a breeder of high class
Hurley liodgers has rented out bis
farm. He will move to I'ortland with
Mrs. Jos. Doerfler has purchased a
fiue white Leghorn cockerel from
Mrs. Martin of California.
Oscar Olsen is home from Portland.
Mr. S. Anderson of Salem took M.
Doerfler and family out for a spin
8undav in a new Reo.
Grandpa Kloctsch of Sublimity
passed away Saturday, Feb. 10th. His
death was a very sudden one, his age
was SI years, 2 mo. and 2S days. Be
sides his wife, nine surviving children,
all were present nt his funeral. Mike
Kloetseh of Vniontown, Wash.; John
Kloetsch and wife of Portland; F.
Wirfs and wife of Buxton, Ore.; Miss
Pauline Kloetsch of Portland, being
present for the funeral of their father,
stopped several days at M. and J.
Time is at hand. IS your face or
scalp needa attention, now is the
time to see us about it. Our
methods are the latest known to
scieuce nnd results are sure.
We cure daiulniff and stop fall
ing hair, remove sears and blem
ishes of all kinds including sup
Let us dress your face or hiir
for that special occasion.
Best manicure la the city for 25c
Open Saturday evenings.
301 Bank of Commere Building,
Thone 393 Salem, Ore.
Don't BMk Jttnk of it, if one-
i fill try Journal New Today.
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COURT HOUSE NEWS I
Judge Galloway today handed down
a decree in the case of, tho Abbot of
St. Benedict's Abbey, of Mt. Angel,
against Andrew Laidlaw, a suit to ro
move a cloud from the title to about
.'to'OO acres of land. By Judge Gallo
way's decree the plaintiff corporation
is given a fee simple title to the land
A reply was filed todav by the plain-
tiff in the contested will case of Dan
Tracy who died at Silverton lebruary
(t. 1915. leaving a will dated January
received $,n00, Hazel Xutting $-',000,
Mrs. Bessie Bennett $1,000 and Evalyn
Xutting was named as the residuary
legatee. The plaintiff claims that she
is the widow of a brother of Dan
Tracy and hence one of his heirs. The
answer of the legatees named in the
will jets forth th.it the will was regu
lar iu all respects.
The habeas corpus proceedings of A.
M. Long, a convict at the state pen
will be argued in the supreme court ac
cording to Attorney Thomas Garland,
who appears for Long. An order was
issued by Judge Galloway requiring
that Long be produced in court upon
Girland's contention that he was not
permitted to have a private interview
wit.1 the prisoner. Smallpox prevent
ed the bringing of Long into court prop
er but the question was argued with At
torney General Brown representing the
state officials at the pen. Judge Gal
loway ruled that when Long became a
prisoner at the state pen, ho forfeited
his constitutional right is a citizen and
became subject to the more stringent
rules of the state pen. If the rules of
the pen, he held, prevented a private
interview between a prisoner and an at
torney then the parties concerned must
abide by such rules as long as the man
remained a prisoner or until he was pa
roled ind his citizenship rights were re
stored by the governor by a special par
don. Attorney Garland says he will
carry the case to the supreme court for
a final decision in the matter.
D. A. Vogt today filed a suit in the
circuit court against V. J. Krehbiel ask
ing tint a receiver be appointed for
the defendant's afafiis. Vogt states in
his complaint that ho has a judgment
against Krehbiel lor $IX'1Q and that the
defendant owns a 200 acre farm near
Pratum, also a store building and a
stock of goods in Prltum. However, ho
asserts that there are others to whom
Krehbiel is indebted and that tho best
interests of all parties concerned could
be served by the appointment of a re
ceiver for settling up tho accounts.
John A. Carson nnd Jas. G. Holtzcl are
attorneys for the plaintiff.
Contractors were notified today th.it
bids will be received by tho county
court of Marion county, tor the im
provement of certain roads in district
No. 2, near Hubbard; No. 3, near Don
ald; No. 5, near St. Paul; No. 7, near
Gervais; .No. SU, near vtoodburn; No
10, near Mt. Angel; No. 12, near Scotts
Mills; NO. .14, near ttilvertou; .o. lo,
near Silverton; No. Li'-j, ne.ir Silver
ton; No. near Sublimity; No. 24,
near Sublimity; No. 27 'if, near Turn
er; No. 29, near Sidney; No. 32, near
Stayton; No. 35, near aGtes; No. 3!,
neat Salem; No. 4'J, near McKec; No.
53, near Silverton; No. 54, near Sil
verton; No. tiO, near Macleay; No. 64,
near St. Louis; No. ne.ir West Stay
ton; and No. 07, near St. Paul; by
draining, grading, and graveling or
macadamizing as is fully set forth by
the plans and specifications now on
file in the clerk 's office. All bids must
bo accompanied by u certified check
ind must be filed on or before Friday,
March 17, 1 916, at twelve o'clock noon.
John Likusky, who was charged with
larceny of a dog, was dismissed from
custody by Judge Webster utter a hear
ing in justice court yesterday, on the
grounds of insufficient evidence. The
complaint was preferred by F. A. G lea
son, a farmer living about 5 miles south
M.irrige licenses were issued this af
ternoon to Elmer li. Stauft'or, a Hub
bard farmer, and Anna Kilmer, also of
Hubbard. Floyd Tharp, a farmer of
Jeffersun, and Lena Fay Ackley, of
Jefferson, likewise secured a glory
Mayer's Incorporated, today brought
suit in the circuit court against thu firm
of Daly and Kennedy to collect the
sum of $IS(1..")5 which is alleged to be
due and owing. .
The will of Miranda T. Martin was
admitted to probate and record today
by an order of Judge Bushcy. The es
tate consists or personal property to the
value oef $2,000. Mrs. Luzio" Albeit
was appointed exoturix.
Tho will of Jacob Kloetsch was ad
mitted to probate today by Judge
Bushcy. The estate consists of person
al property to the value of $30 and real
property valued at &!"00. By the terms
of the will, Joseph Doerfler and Y. J.
Wirfs were named as executors. J.
Ditter, Charles Schuldcnboin and Joa.
Zuber were appointed as apraisers.
The report of tho surveyors which
was submitted to Judge Galloway in the
case of J. G. Luis and others against
the city of Silverton shows that the pe
titioners for paving owned 141,000 feet
more frontage ou the street in question
than the remonstrators. This is the fa
mous Silverton paving caso which was
tried iu the circuit court before Judge
Oellowny and then went up to the su
preme court where it was rem mdod
back for more evidence, accordingly
Judge Galloway ordered a survey to be
made to find out the exact frontage of
both sides in the case.
NO POISON IN MEAT
San Francisco. March 1. Analysis of
meat served to Methodist ministers and
their wives iu a recent banquet here
at which several persons were made
ill has failed to reveal any traces of
Prison. Xo examination of the ice cream
believed to be the source of the trou
ble, was possible, however, as none was
Churchmen insisted today that the
illneswn were due to ptomaine. Author
ities, however, to be on the same side
are conducting an investigation to de
termine if poison was mixed with the
Cold Settled in
Mr. Chas. Sauerbier,
Mich., a constant Friend
IT t 1 PI .
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tempt it unless there is some one to
superintend the work who does under
stand it. This statement holds for all
three retting methods, yet it applies
especially to water retting nnd 'hemi
"Dew retting is the method employed
in many of the flax-growing pro vinrps
of Russia, and iias been used in this
country to a greater extent thi n the
other methods. It consists of spread
ing the threshed straw in straight rows
on a field, preferably a meadow, and
allowing the action of ruin, dew or snow
to remove tho gummy materials which
cause the fibre to adhere to the woody
portion of tho stalks. This takes place
in from two or eight weeks, depending
upon the climatic conditions. The straw
is sometimes turned once during the
Water Is Used.
"The best flax fiber is obtained from
the Coutrai region of Belgium, where
flax is water retted in the Hiver Lys.
Flax is also water retted in Irelaud and
in certain provinces of Russia, but in
these countries the rotting is done in
pools or reservoirs.
"Tho practice in Belgium and in some
portions of Ireland is to watch con
stantly during the latter part of the
retting period in order to remove the
ptraw from the water at the time when
the retting process has progressed suf
ficiently, even though this be during
So far, flax has beon grown to any
large extent in the United States only
for its seed. In 1915 there were 1,367,
000 acres in this countrv planted to
flax. The yield was 13,845,000 bushels
of seed, which had a farm value of $24,-.
Flax Expert Arrives.
Frank C. Miles, flax expert with the
I'nitcd States department of agriculture
arrived in Portland last night from
Washington nnd today left for Eugene
to attend tho flax meeting to be held
there tomorrow. Mr. Miles came to Ore
gon at the solicitation of the Chamber
of Commerce flax committee purposely
to attend the flax meetings to be held
at Eugene and Ncwberg and to advise
with the local people interested in es
tablishing the flax industry here.
The plan that has been formulated
by the school of commerce, University
of Oregon and Chamber of Commerce
flax committee for giving tho industry
a definite start this year was highly
praised by Mr. Miles this morning.
Eugene Is Active.
This plan is to co-operate with the
community which will take hold of the
enterprise most enthusiastically by fur
nishing a flax expert to advise tho
farmers from the time the ground is
prepared for planting until the crop is
itisposed ot and also to turnisli the ma
hiliery to prepare the flax fiber and
seed for market. This expert will be
Eugene Bosse, of Salem, who has the
machinery now on hand. And the acre
age to be nlanted will be held down to
not more than 300 acres.
11. II. Miller, head of the school of
commerce, sjiid indiscrimirvtte plant
ing ot tlax will lie discouraged, us it
woutd be detrimental to the success ofod ,to 'nm "ff congress that he let'
the industry. By taking a compara -
iMeiy Mn:ui acreage wim an expert to
oversee it, lie said, success will be
practically assured and then next year
other communities may organize and ob
tain their own machinery, which is
Mr. Miles was here lust fall and look
ed over the flax grown at Salem. Ho ex
presses opinion similar to all others who
have investigated that the Willamette
valley is ideal from the standpoint of
soil and climate for flax culture. The
valley also has abundance of soft water
needed for retting the flax.
While here he will arrange for nn ex-
periment to bo made nt the O. A. C.
this yen to determine the best kind of
flax seed for use in this valley.
Onions Going Fast.
Portland, Or., Mar. 1. With only
about 100 carloads of onions remaining
The foundation of gooi health for your children is laid
when they learn the thrice daily use of
Prtpartd by a Doctor of Dtnlal Surgery
Send 2c sump today for a (fnerous trial pack
is of either Dr. Lyon's Perfect Tooth Powdr
or Denial Creun.
L W. LTON ft SONS. Inc.
W. ZZth 5L, N. Y. City
815 Main street, St Joseph,
of Peruna, Uses it in his
I available for tho uiarhct in the hands
I of members of the Confederate Onion
Growers' association, the outlook for
quick cleanup of the 11)15 crop is ex-
Wiiilo the association is still rather
freely offering its supplies at $2 a cen
tal f. o. b. country points, it is expecteil
that the price will be advanced soon,
unless conditions change.
Onion growing circles announce tho
recent cancellation of an order for
number of carloads of Oregon onions,
which was made by a prominent San
Francisco interest some time ago at
$2.1 2' i, of 12' -..c above the prevailing
market. -At the time this sale was
made there was a. question in tho minds
of tho general trade as to whether the
buyer would take in the suplies and
subsequent events have proved their
idea as correct, hi the minds of thei
trade the reported purchase at 2.13Vs
was made simply to influence the lo
cal market to hold while San Francisco
interests got rid of their poor quality
A private report f.om'San Francisco
says that the onions being taken out
of storage there arc showing very poor
quality and are not available for out
side shipment. Those that want real
good keeping quality have been com
pelled to purchase the superior Oregon
War On Merchantmen
Decree Now In Effect
(Continued from page one.')
Speaker . Clark, Majority leader
Kitchin and Representative Pou met
the president after his conference and
discussed with him the matter of bring
ing up the resolution. Stono and Flood
plan also to see Secretary of State
Will Sustain President.
"In tho light of events," said Flood,
"I think there is little question that
all members of congress will support
The letter to Pou caused a sensation
around the enpitol, as none of the lead
ers' there had an inkling of the presi
dent's determination to force the issues.
The president's request was generally,
interpreted as meaning that a poll ot'
sentiment at the capilol showed enough
votes to defeat any reflection upon the
president's position. In sending his
message to Pou the president pointed
out that foreign capitals might be nt?
versely influenced by news of any lack
of support for the government on th
part of congress; he said stories of dif
ference were being made " industrious
uso of" abroad.
The president favored n test of
strength Saturday, but decided to pimt
pone the action.
Agitation was renewed today for tb
president to appear nt an executive sei--
Zf, " 1'' 11" ,T"1"
about dealings with the cciitrnl powers
inasmuch as the republicans object to
voting on foreign questions "in thft
The president wrote Pou rather than
some other leader, it. becaino known to
day, because Pou took so great nn in
terest last week when the lid thi'entet'-
1 a SKli m'" 10 survey the situation.
Immediately afterward, the Xortli
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i (II"I1IIIIILI ,.HMV i IHJ J' nuit n i 'iui
warnine revolution would be defeated.
He told the president the onlv way that
the warning could reach the floor "would
be by a special rule, nnd that it. would
have no chance to get out, bccimse prac
tically the entire rules committee sup
ported the executive.
It is known that the iiresident 'n
friends have been working strenuously
for pro-administration votes since but.
: I ndny.
A complication in the Wilson nrocrain
of rrottintr a vote n tndnv lur
with Senator Jones' announcement the
, would obiect to unanimous consort
for immediate consideration of a resolu
tion supporting the president.
"It is too big a question to be decid
ed right off the bat or iu a hurry," ho
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