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   Logansport Reporter (Newspaper) - March 4, 1911, Logansport, Indiana                                WEATHER TOMORROW Generally fair with light southwest LogansportDailyReporter SUBSCRIBERS Failing to get the Reporter regularly 01 promptly should report to tele phone No 70 VOLUME 44 NUMBER 126 BflllEI HIS SEIT IN 11 SPRUNG BIG SURPRISE IN DYING HOURS OF CONGRESS IT WAS UNEXPECTED His Reason is Because ofthe Disa greement With HisVParty on the Initiative Referendum and Recall Special to the Reporter Washington D C March tor Bailey sprung a sensation in the closing hours of the Sixtyfirst con gress tody by resigning His seat in the United States senate The resig nation wns a great surprise and when the announcement was made friends could notatfirst believe 1t He was one o the most prominent in the senate an able ora tor and the best fighter of them all He took anactive part in the recent case andwas one of Lo rimerB strongest supporters la none of his talks In thesenate or with friends had he given an intimation thathe intended to resign and his ac tion was the big sensation of the dy ing hours Republican congress Senator Bailey in explaining his action said that be resigned because of his disagreement with his party on THAT WILL HAPPEN IF NEW AP PORTIONMENT i BILL PASSES MAKE IT DEMOCRATIC Cass and Carroll Counties Will Have the Joint Representative Instead of Cass and Fulton Counties If the new apportionment bill as now agreed upon in caucus passes and becomes a law Pulaski county will become a part of the Eleventh congressional district cutting down the normal Republican majority making it almost Democratic according lo the revised bill matters such as the initiative refer endum and recall Ana Cass and Carroll counties are tohave a jointrepresentative in the legislature instead of Cass and Fulton counties These changes were agreed upon by caucus of Democrats and the bill will undoubtedly fbecomea law In the event that it does Democratic victory in the joint representative race wih be assured for Carrollis Democratic while Fulton county js normally Re publican Fulton has been Demo cratic for the past several years but it Is generally regarded1 as a Republi can county On the other hand Car roll is generally regarded as a Demo craticcounty LOGANSPORT INDIANA SATURDAY AFTERNOON MARCH 4 1911 OUR CARTOONIST OFFERS THE LADIES SOME MORE SUGGESTIONS SCENERY HATS TEN CENTS PER WEEK EPORT OF CONFERENCE COM MITTEE WAS ADOPTED FIVE DEMOCRATS BALK Vote Inthe House Was 56 to Grimmer and Van Home TwoRe the Democrats Indianapolis Ind March liquor regulationbill governor yesterday morning from iouse where the conferencecom mittees report was concurred in by a vote of 56 to 42 Therewas little dis cussion due largely to the fact that the previous question7was movedwith a vociferous seconding Clore CobleHammond Higgins and Democrats voted1 with the Republicans to the lasr against the party liquor measure Van Homeond Orimnier Republicans were found voting with the Democratic majority for concurrence in the conference committees report By general Tconsent Wise and Weeks absent with cause permitted to be voted respectlve lyvJor and report Those voting In favor the adop tion ot the conference committees re port Ault TSenzBid die Btllman Branaman Buenhagel ButcherCook Corr Cravens Duncan Faulkner Fltzer Foor Frisse Gal Gifford Hedrick B Johnson KeeganKeeney iieb JSdcCabe McGlhnls McMullen Maas Masseliuk Mitchell Moerllering Moran Osborn Pleasants Racey Rentschler Roggeu Seidenstlcker Smith Spencer Stevens Striqkland Sunltel Thornton Tingle Veach Voris TVagner Wahl Wells Wise Wright Young and eYneman No change has made in the jointsenatorship with Pulaski county Pulaslti county atpresent islin the Thirteenth district it is always Democratic and will help materially In cuttingdown the normal Republi can majority IE the Eleventh La porte county if the bill passes will be taken from the Tenth districtand placed in the Thirteenth a Democratic district The Tenth district whelmingly Republican and the Dem ocrats have been unable to figure ou any way that they could make it Dem ocratic By taking Laporte away they increase the Republican majority but they make the Thirteenth Democratic EXTRA SESSION CALLED The New CongressWill Again Con vene Aoril 4 HAT THE SUBURBAN LID THERMAL CHANTICLEER HAT THEOLO OAKEN BUCKET TURBAN cm FOILOF ENGINEERS FROM MANY CITIES HERE TODAY LAST MEETING IN BAPTIST CHURCH TOMORROW BIG BANQUET TONIGHT BIDS WERE REJECTED THEfiEXd THING IN GABDEN ANOTHER VARIETY WATER MELON FATC Hpcclal to Reporter Washington D C March dent William H Taft todayIssued a a of congress and April 4 has been selected as the date for the opening Taft isbound to have the reciprocity bill passed The next house will be Democratic and it will pass the bill LARGE SECTION OFCEILING UPON FELL of the and which after a bitter fight lasting many hours ano including one allnight struggle stop ped only just short of the actual un seating of Speaker Cannon Acrimony is Marked While the acrimony between regu lars and insurgents neither began nor that was ats most conspicuous epi sode and there has been littla peace betweenlhe factions since in either house w In the senate the most sensational feature ot this session was thp un CONGRESS ACCOMPLISHED AND WHAT IT DID NOT WILL BE HELD PLAN FGNDS FOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM LEAGUE REORGANIZED Home and Van ONE WAS BADLY HURT Big Section of Plaster Struck Lillian Fry on the Knee Inflicting Gash Injuries Were Received A section of the ceiling in the sit ting room at the Fry residence No 531 West Marketstreet fell suddenly yesterday afternoonand showered upon the heads of Mrs James Fry and Miss J Lillian Fry They were seated anddid not have to get up session especially by reason when they heard the plaster break ing each and presence of mind enough to raise their arms and in this manner they protected their heads The section of plaster which fell was about three yards long and almost as wide The jagged edges which cut like a knife badly bruisedand wounded the two women Hiss Fry was injured the worst A muth Watson Weeks White Wider big section of the plaster came down I sideways andstruck her on theknee DemocratsTTClore Coble Hammond inflicting severalcuts and rendering tLe limb almost useless She received Those voting against the adoption of the conference report were Berry Brein ing Brown Campbell Carter Clark Connelly Eschbach Eward Faris Finley SMrnas Grieger Hufford A Johnson McClew Mc JRhejrson Maddox MendenhalL Myers Oglebay Oldaker Plummer RatlifT Reynolds Ross RupfiT Troyer Was Higgins Merriman yoting McKennan not voting Guild Action of Committee The conferencecommittee made no changes in the house amendments con oerning the license fees and the of saloons according to pop illation However the changes which weremade were important and ma terially alter some features other injuries confine her to her home There wereseveral others in the room at the time but they es caped withonly slight bruises DISCUSSED CONVENTION The Deeds of Kindness circle of Kings Daughters and Sons met this afternoon at the hoxne of Mrs May Much Good Legislation Was Passed During the Long Term but There Wasx Nothing Doing the Short Term Washington March the re trospect the Sixtyfirst congress which expiredby constitutional limitation at noon today appears to have been dis tinguished by three things The revision ot the tariff called PayneAldrich bill which was passedat an extra session in the mer of 1909 the large amount of im portant legislationnruch of it upon the recommendation of President Taftenacted at the regular session of 190910 and the exceedingly small product of the Jshort session now coming to a close The interval between the last two sessions was marked by the political upheaval Tegisteredat the general ed Leffert of This City Was ReElected Treasurer availing effort in which the insur Charles Klunk of Wabash Was Elect gents were most active to unseat from Illinois on the ground al from Illinoisfi on the ground of al leged bribery in connection with his election by the legislature of that An indoor carnival is to be heldIn state in the spring of 1909 The echoes the Elks hall next month of that battle are still reverberatingor six weeks for the purpose of rais and its bitterness adds friction1 to the closing hours ot the senate session funds to put a baseball team rep resenting Logansport in the North important recent action of State Baseball league this summer the senate was the defeat of the resojJkeo Leffert has returned from Marion lution embodying aproposed amendj where he attended a meeting of league ment to the constitution of the United directors yesterday A reorganization election of last November whicS changed a large Republican majority Into a still larger Democratic majority in the house of representatives cut the Republican majority In the senate almost to the vanishing point and in cidentally affected striking changes In thesvenatepersonneL The failure of this session to enaci much important legislation has re sulted in the practical certainty that the new Sixtysecond congress will be called almost immediately in extra The committee recommended strikj Jacksonon Smead street Business Ing out the housewamendment to make concerning the convention which is Continueson page cussed to be held at Fort Waynee was dis of the strong desire of President Taf t to secure action upon the pending re ciprocity with Canada to the consummation of which the con tracting parties pledgesthe utmost ef forts of the two governments Majority in Tangles In strong contrast with the sup port whicli the Taft administration re ceived from the Republican majority in thematter oflegislatioajn thereg ular session ot 190910 Is the fact that at thepresent sessionthe majonty has been anythingbet united tie ciprocity agreement waspassed In the house by the aid of a Jargfr propor tion of Democratic votes while In the senate the rift in the the regularsand has been an important factortn its sidetracking and in the consequent summoning of the extra session To this division inthe largely due tht most dramaticfeature Of the previous pro tracted aaxbsensationkl conflict last spring ended in material changes in the rules of the house gen erally interpreted as the overthrow States vto provide for the direct elec tions of senators by the people This resolution received more than a majority of the senate but itneeded a twothirds vote and fell short by only four Had the senate passed it certainly done so The friends of this proposi tion entertainlittle doubt that it will pass the next congress and go to the states for ratification or defeat Filibusters Waste Time The output of this session in the way of general measures consists chiefly of Ihe appropriation bills and several 01 haose haveseemed indanger more than once in the tense situationof the last few days when long hours passed away in filibustering on one side or the other Thousands of bills were introduced and thousands more came to the closing session as a heritage fronv the first and second sessions In all there are between 35000 and 43000 measures before the congress as jf comes to a close The failure to enact many laws was not due to lack ofraw ma terial These are some of the TQOte Im portant measures outside appropria tion bills that the final session of this congress enacted into law i Providing for forest reserves in the souther Appalachian aridWhite moun tains Providing for the inspection of boil ers on locomotives Providing for the purchase or erec tion of embassies legations and con sular buildings abroad An oceanmail bill passedthe sen ate but the house not manifest enough liking for it to send it on to thewhite house First Session Barren as the final session may have been of fruitful legislation the Republicanleaders pointtothepYe cedingsessions asmorefruitful For Five was effected and CharlesKlunk of Wabash owner of the team which wonthe pennant last year was elect ed president Charles Halderman of Marion formerpresident refused to accept the office v because of other business Mike Lawrence of Marion was elected vice president A Mandle baum Marion secretary and Leo J Leffert of this city was reelected treasurer The league this year will be com posed of the cities of Logansport Lafayette Bluffton Wabash Marion and Huntington and twtf other towns Leffert and1 Tony George of were appointeda committee to take up the matter of getting two new teams They will be chosen from Anderson Peru KoEomo and Rich mond Plans for the indoor carnival are now being arranged and ft is believea that enough moneys can be raised to put the team on a good paying basis right at the start of the season Tomorrow W S Stone Grand Chief of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Will Speak at Elks Hal Enginers from many different cities are in Logansport today for the two days session of engineers planned by local divisions Nos 20 and 612 About twentyflvo or thirty engineers are here from Pittsburg Chicago India napolis Louisville and other big cit ies are well represented and it is esti mated that there are enough throttle men in Logansport today to man every locomotive in the state ot Jn diana W S Stone grandchief ofthc Brotherhood1 of is one of the high moguls and he Is taking an active part in all the pro ceedings Mrs MurdocR grand presi dent of the GI A to the B of L E is also here A large class of candidates was in itiated at the Knights of Pythias hall this afternoon This evening a banquet will be held in honorof the visitors and short addresses be made Fol grand lowing this there will be ball Tomorrow afternoon there will be a union meeting in the Elks hall and everyone in the city Is invited toat tend W SStone will deliver an ad dress and short speeches will be made by others Directors of the HaveDe i cided to BuildChurchThemselves and Have Engaged a Superintendent Tomorrow is the lastday that the Baptist congregationof this city Tvitf meet in the old church to worship On Monday the workmen will begin toV raze the old structure preliminary to building a new one Owing to tha higrn figures that were bid for the coa structiou of the new sanctuary no contract has or will Be let andthe i building committee has decided to build the church Edward t Cramer whowas one of 1 has been secured as a superintendent of the work and he is now engagedyn securing men for the7work While thej old church is beingrazed andiuntilli KICKED BY HORSE Reese Woodling residing at Fif teenth and North streets was serious ly injured yesterday when he was kicked by a colt which he was break ing at his farm southeast of this city Tfie animal kicked him onthe shoul der the hoof glancingoft andstrik ing him to nearly render him unconscious A physician was summoned from this city and the injured man was brought here It is feared that the injury is serious ENGINEER HURT J C White Panhandleengine in spector was cut by glass which was broken by a stone thrown through the cab window After having the in ury dressed White was able to con tinue his trip tothis city the new the v will hold services in the highschopr building Tomorrow afinal ion service will be held After the services all church furniture wiltbe taken outand put in a store houseyk large portion of the lumiture purchased a short Sine agor will be used in the new building HE LEAVES SENATE SERVING TWELVEYEARS DEPARTURE REGRETTED1 Progressives1 Say MeansGreat They ExpVess See Him Return Hope to congress7 Beveridge has ii E LOST IS CJSE THE CIRCUIT COURT JURY CIDED AGAINST HIM DE COONIE HOPPJNG MAD Hist LargeVocabulaiy of Cuss1 Words Was Put to Good Use in Express ing His Opinion of Juries in General STUTTS POSTMASTER Francis I Stults Republican ehari man of the Eleventh congressional district during the last election jras yesterday appointed to thepostmas tership at Huntington by President GIRLS BACK MOVEMENT The Coteriean organization made up of young ladies of theChristian churches is back of the movement to secureIslandpark as ground upon the proposition Monday night Coonie Miller is a muchly ag ST ieved man He is fighting mad and what he thinks of juriescould not iok well in print ulary of cuss words is very extensive and he has been using it today The ury in the action he brought against Jap demanding judg ment for services rendered decided against Hm The case went tovthe jurylast eveningand themembers after being1 out some time upon a verdict It was sealed and read in open court this morning It found for Booth In justice court judgment dered in favorofMiller Booth then appealed to tiecircuit court Harry Lux has in cuit court againstJayTimmous et note JUDGE REYNOLDS ILL Judge A Reynolds is seriously ill at inilonticello Last dajhe suffereda stroke1 of paralysis jhis coupled with organic heart Washngton March Sen ator Beveridges career of twelve years in the United States senate pired at noon todaythe best wishes all thesenatorsand representJKV tives who stand for the highest ideals public service followed him to vate life t It was with a genuine sadness that progressive members of among whom Senator been a leader and yesterday cf hlc early from their militantband v With legislationJin the worst tufV moil of years with excitement high overthe probabilities sion and with a ters to engross attentionthe senators and representatives has been fighting prosressivebattlesvx shoulder to shoulder did call on him to wish I have seenmany men BO outof f public ot Nevada but 1 never beforesaw onego out in a Senator V v J Among the expressions ofTegreC Aj there was a refrainof conflden Senator a was frequently remarked Jjy those who spoke of the senator andj prospects that his raent wJll mark but A atufi In Ms career of high ofScSal e and that heis one ofthosewho will come1 All of us regret Seflator idges departure saidSenatorCum mins of JiasJieen the niosteffectiveas well as tie mostearnest menWlhe Irrlosing himye loseour parliament ary leader To be called loader jSenator makes his recovery doubttniiTiiesdaj DIED IN NEW YORK Charles Chase received word this morning of the death of his grand mother MIS JL A Corey at Saratoga Springs X T Shewas ninetyone years old and issurviyed by two daughters D H Chase of this city and ilissJosie Coreywho ore sided with her Bothwere atr bedside Jeath whichoccurred 2 oclock The funeral will be held mins sending ana compliment iutthatIwasonly oneof many expressions ol confidence heard r nation snffersTa JIsflnct loss when Senator JBeveridge goes onfeot ii public life said Senator Idaho tHe possesse brilliant mindaadis thoroughly de voted the 2jublicinterests SenaiSrNorris Brown Nebraska who won his senate by his success in railroaas out of Nebraska aid 3rogressiveiBm the s levied oa causes to 4 onipigt   

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