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Dakota Huronite, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1909, Huron, South Dakota VOL. rxvra. HURON, SOUTH DAKOTA, THURSDAY, APRIL 8, 1909. NO. 49 FREE LUMBER VOTED DOWN House Defeats Efforts to Amend Tariff CLOSE ON ONE PROPOSAL Tawney Amendment to Admit Free of Duty All but Finished Lumber Lost by a Vote of 170 to Fordney Amendment Striking Out the Pro- vision for a Countervailing Duty Adopted. Washington, April The house OTerwhelmlngly adopted the Fordney amendment to the Payne tariff bill striking out the provision for a coun- tervailing duty on lumber. This amendment was pending when OUTLINES CASE OF THE STATE District Attorney Makes Statement i Sampson Murder Trial. Lyons, N. Y., April th trial of Mrs. Georgia Sampson charged with the murder of her bus band, Harry Sampson, was resumed District Attorney Gilbert outlined thi case of the prosecution. Mr. Gilberi declnred that he belftved It to be his duty to see that the rights of the de- fendant were as carefully guarded as those of the people and to put before the Jury all the facts whether thej favored the defendant or riot. Mr. Gilbert declared that such as that which caused Samp- son's death could not have been self- inflicted. Concerning the motive Mr. Gilbert said there would be evidence concerning a letter which had been sent to Mrs. Sampson, %vhlch was found by her husband, who told his father-in-law that he would not live with Mrs. Sampson any longer. On the night before the shooting, Mr. Gilbert said, there was n quarrel over one of the letters and Sampson and his wife had frequent quarrels over her numerous trips away from home. Mr. Gilbert asserted that Sampson mado a will at the solicitation of his of the bill was resumed. wlfo' lnaklns ller the sole beneflclary A parliamentary snarl at once was I encountered as to whether or not i other amendments would be permitted I under the rule adopted. The point I was raised by Mr. Clark of Missouri, the minority leader. A number of i members were Immediately on their j feet endeavoring to put their construe- tlon upon the rule and to allay the im- j pending excitement the chair had the rule read for Information. Messrs. Fitzgerald of New York and Dalzell of Pennsylvania, both on the committee on rules, contended that individual amendments under the rule could be offered. The chair ruled that other amend- ments could be offered, but that the committee amendment offered by Mr. Fordney had precedence. The situa- tion again became clouded by the of- fering of a substitute amendment by Mr. Clark, who desired to speak to it, but the chair ruled that Mr. Fordney was entitled to the fioor. Mr. Ford- ney said he introduced his amendment with great res ret, as the provision It sought to strike out was a meritorious one. "I am offering amendment." he declared, "and will vote fur it, but It causes me- to sweat blood in doing to." Mr. Tawncy of Minnesota jumped up with a substitute. Mr. Clark, who also claimed the floor, was recog- nized. Clark Wants Free Lumber. The Clark substitute, which was tken read, provided for amending sev- eral sections by placing lumber on the free list. Mr. Tawncy contended that two paragraphs could not be covered in one amendment and offered an entire substitute for the lumber schedule, modifying hut retaining the duty. The chair ruled that the Fordney amendment had precedence. Against the protests ot Mr. Tawney the chair recognized Mr. De Arinond of Missouri for an amendment as a substitute to the countervailing pro- vision providing for the free admis- sion of lumber from all parts of the Western hemisphere. The De Armond amendment was lost, 131 to 178, thirty Democrats voting with the Republic- ans. I The Fordney amendment was-over adopted by a viva voce vote. Mr. Tawney at once reoffered his amendment, which, he said, would take the duty off all lumber included In paragraph 197 of the bill, except finished lumber, the duty on which would be materially reduced. He would later, he said, offer an amend- ment placing rough lumber on the free list The Tawney amendment was lost on division, 151 to 173, party align- ments being badly broken. A vote by tellers on his demand also resulted in being lost. 170 to 176. A motion by Mr. Clark of Missouri to strike out all of paragraph 197 of the lumber schedule also was defeat- ed, 118 to 157. Further amendments by Mr. Taw- ney adding to the free list the lumber described In paragraph 196 were like- wise lost An amendment by Mr. Scott (Kan.) fixing a duty of 10 per cent ad valorem on raw; hides was, on division in the house, lost. 106 to 166. of his estate. KELLOGG DELIVERS IMPRESSIVE APPEAL Monopolies Most Be Checked o Revolution May Result. St. Louis, April these monop- olies are permitted to exist un declared Special United States Attorney General Frank B. Kel- logg, addressing the federal court In the course of his argument to have tho Standard Oil company dissolved FRENCH OPINION OF ROOSEVELT Press Displays Great Inter est in VIEW OF CORRESPONDENTS Newspaper Men Sent to Naples Er.. Noted American Talked Mostly About Himself and Manifested a Dis position to Him as Saying He Was Elected President as a Representative of Honesty. Paris. April Frencii press is displaying great Interest and curios- ity In Theodore Roosevelt "When the -aesar of modern democracy goes hunting Europe, Asia, Africa and America climb to their windows and vntch the caravan of publicity pass" the way one of the papers describes Mr. Roosevelt's Journey to East Af- r'ca. A majority of the French corre- spondents sent to Naples to chronicle tlieir Impressions of Mr. Roosevelt say that the former president of tho Unit- ed Statos is absorbed in himself. They dcLcribc his cabin as filled with his books and littered with photographs oi himself and tho members of his! family. They say that the only ob-! ject not relating to Mr. Roosevelt'him- self In his cabin wan a photograph of! Emperor William, bearing the impe-' rial signature in green ink. j Mr. Roosevelt talked freely, principally about himself and ON BOARD ITALIAN WARSHIP Roosevelt Meets the King and Queen of Italy. Messina, April Emmanuel and Theodore Roosevelt met on board the Italian battleship Re Umberto In Messina harbor. The Re Umberto came down to the strait of Messina THE KING OF ITALY. with the king and the queen of Italy on board. Mr. Roosevelt came from Napks on board the steamer Admiral. The weather o.i the run down beautiful. was TWO PERSONS KILLED AND MANY INJURED Tornado Causes Havoc at Ma- lion, III., and Vicinity. but his! work, the correspondents say. and he manifested a disposition to "preach. Marlon. 111.. April persons were killed, many others were hurt Knickerbocker ancestry, and his experiences as a ranchman in the Far Turning to politics he said he West. Oil Ki? ;s ir.d 3 "I have always Receiver for John'Dickinson. New York. April involuntary petition in bankruptcy was filed against John Dickinson, tho broker, the failure of whose firm. John Dick- inson Co., waa announced here and fn Chicago on Saturday last. Edward H. Thomas was appointed receiver. Names Governor of Arizona Washington, April Taft has sent to the senate the nom- inations of Judge Richard E. Sloan of Prescott ns governor of Arizona, vice Klbbey, wlicpc terra expired, and Gcorse V. IT of Prescott a.s terri- torial uf Arizona. FRANK B. KELLOGG. as a violator of the Sherman act, "your children and mine will be mere employes of corporations and all fur- ther initiative of enterprise will cease." Further In his address Mr. Kellogg said impressively: "The defense prob- ably will declare that It cannot be checked because of existing condi- tions and its prominence In the econ omles of tho country, but history has shown that when unchecked by court or legislation monopolies have buer stopped by revolution." The federal lawyer made an extend- ed argument on his understanding of monopolies as defined by the Sherman act and again and again reiterated his cardinal point that in its very concep- tion the Standard had been rocked In a cradle of conspiracy and grew up a lusty Infant of monopoly and restraint of trade. In his conversation he touched upon and considerable property was dam- ped by a tornado which struck this city and Its vicinity. The deaths oc- _ ourred In Pittsburg, a village six miles flad been elected to the presidency us northeast of here, the victims being of honesty agalust; crushed In the collapse of their home. The storm came from the southwest Emperors. maintained that probity In private life is indlspensible tho "tv.'ister" struck here and few ner- to public Mr. Roosevelt is quot- ed as saying. "I have fought the oil kings and the steel emperors; they Tied to break my back, but my back B litlll intict." Mr. Roosevelt is further quoted as laving said that the president of tho United States was more powerful than ny constitutional monarch of Europe, farm lulldlngs and then apparently He pointed out. the French corre-, spent its force on PlttsburJ Pvln- spondents aver, that he possessed the j debris wrecked store fronts there "and power of veto; that ho appointed the i uprooted trees crashed upon dwH entire diplomatic corps and the high ings, one of which collapsed governmental functionaries and that caused the two deaths he was a maker of treaties with only Tho monetary loss' occasioned the consent of those which he chnrac- the storm estimated at 000 terized as the "national regulator." Ho said that for the two terms while president he spent his time In lighting the trusts and that he rejoiced that he had left behind an America where the only king will be the state. "The machinery of state will now roll and was preceded and followed by heavy rnins. It was a. m. when sons wen: on the streets. In the busi- ness section several store buildings were partly demolished and In the residence section many of the small homes occupied by miners and their families were unroofed. As the storm passed across the country it ripped open barns and other and by In on without Mr. Roosevelt is quoted wrecked. Marlon the Edwards mill was wrecked, the Ice plant damaged a.ul the A. F. White business college. Ma- rlon State and Trust bank. grocery building- and a number of offices were partly blown down. The African Methodist church also- wa as saying, "but with the Impetus I given Mr. Taft. my good succes- sor, will build the Panama canal, con- tinue to increase the army and navy and check the trusts if they again be- come too obstreperous." HUGHES PLANS CAMPAIGN Will Prix CHURCHMEN IN CONVENTION Methodist Protestants Begin a Week's Conference In Baltimore. Baltimore, April Methodist Protestant church of the United States began today a week's conference In this city. As a preliminary to the conference a public temperance meet- ing was held, at which William H. Anderson, superintendent of the Antl- Saloon league, told of the progress of the movement. The programme of the conference includes addresses by leaders of the church and others Interested In relig- ious work. It is regarded as certain that Rev. J. M. Sheridan, president of the conference, will be re-elected. New President of Rock Island. New York. April A. Juckson of Chicago was elected president of he Rock Island Railroad company to succeed Robert Mather, who resigned o become chairman of the board of of the Westlnghouse Elec- tric and Manufacturing company. Begin Crusade Against Fights in New York. New York. April York's SAILS ON AFRICAN STEAMER some rast conducted bouts up to j ten rounds practically unmolested un Roocevelt Begins Second Stage of His der name of athletic clubs, to Journey. Naples, April spending nearly twenty-four hours here, where he was given an enthusiastic welcome by tho people of the city, Theodore Roosevelt began the second stage of his Journey to the East African protec- torate and Uganda on board the steam- er Admiral. He is due at Mombasa April 21. Before going on board the Admiral Mr. Roosevelt thanked the head of the Neapolitan police, Chevalier Cala- bresi, for the excellent protection af- forded him during his stay on shore. Mr. Roosevelt was accompanied ev- erywhere by the chief. During an audience with the mayor of Naples this official conveyed to Mr. Roosevelt a special vote of the munic- ipal council, thanking the former pres- ident and the American people for the succor sent from the United States to the earthquake sufferers. Mr. Roose- velt this expressed his communication. appreciation of He said there should be no question of gratitude. The earthquake gave the American people an opportunity to show their sympathy in this unparalleled disaster which had made Italy at once the creditor of the whole world. Mr. Roosevelt will leave the Ad- miral for a short visit to the -ulns of Messina. He found on bos.rd the nteamer Slgnor Trincherl, the prefect of Messina, who, by order of Premier Glollttl, came up to Naples to accom- pany Mr. Roosevelt on his inspection of the city. which members only are admitted to "boxing are to have a clash with Governor Hughes. Sport ins men who recall the governor's vigorous fight against racing are won derlng what will happen If he carries out the crusade which he has in mind. Under the present laws the police are almost powerless, but the gov. ernor, it Is understood. Is preparing to bring about the passage of legislation which will place the authorities in ,i more advantageous position. The police gave a shock to Marathon Athletic club in Brooklyn by arresting two fighters, their han- dlers and the ring officials after a ten- round bout, but whether this action has anything to do with the contemplated campaign Is not known. At any rate, there Is uneasinesn among the flcht promoters. CAR PLUNGES_DOWN INCLINE Two Boys Killed and Six Other Per- sons Injured. Plttsburg. April boys nere killed and six other persons Injured, several H jrlously, when a car on thf St Clair incline broke away about tht center of tho incline nnd plunged to the bottom. There was no oppor tunity to escape and the coach struck the "bumpers" in the little frame sta tion at the bottom, where it wa'. smashed to bits. The impact causer the station to collapse and falf the sjilintsred car iindtho CASTRO BARRED FROM TRINIDAD England Says He Cannot Land at Port of Spain. PROTEST FROM AMERICA State Department Believes Former Dictator of Venezuela Would Use British Soil as a Base of Operations to Disturb the Present Peaceful Conditions in the South American Republic. Port of Spain, Trinidad, April At the urgent request of the state de- partment at. Washington, In communi- tion to the London foreign office, .the British government has decided not to permit Ciprlano Castro, former presi- dent of Venezuela, to land at Trinidad. Cipriano Castro is returning to the West Indies from Europe with the avowed purpose of recovering the presidency of Venezuela. He left France March 26 on board the steam- er Guadaloupe. Where he expects to land in the West Indies is not defi- nitely known. His original Intention j was to leave the steamer at La Guayra, the port of Caracas, but tho Venezuelan government at flrst re- fused Its permission. Subsequently thin refusal was withdrawn and it was Intimated that Castro could land on Venezuelan soil, but at his own peril. It was then said that Castro would leave tho Guadaloupe at Trini- dad to await developments and watch his opportunity from that port. It was also said that he might continue on to Colon for tin; same purpose. The Guadaloupe is due at Trinidad April 10 and at Colon April 15. The latest advices from Caracas In- timated that Juan Vicente Gomez, the president of Venezuela, contemplated resigning In favor of one of the vice presidents of the republic. BRITAIN'S CHANGE OF POLICY Ears Castro as an Act of Friendship to Powers Interested. Lon.lon. April Britain's change from a policy of noninterfer- ence in the r.ituatlon that threatens to- day In the Caribbean to a decision no to allow Ciprlano Castro to land a Port of Spain, Trinldcd, is a friend: act to America and the other power more directly Interested In Venezuela It did not or-ur id Great Britain whc the continental powers decided not tr allow tho former president of Venczr ela to land at their West Indian port that ho ml-rht make use of Brltlsl ports as a Viise In a campaign whicl possibly would end in unsettling the present pacific conditions In Venezii ela. As soon as the state dcpartmen pointed out, however, that the dc throned dictator of Venezuela prob ably would cause trouble tho foreign office decided to take action and In structed the officials at Port of Spain to prevent Castro from landing. ALASKA DOG RACE WINNERS Hundreds of Thousands of Wagered on Result Seattle. Wash.. April special cablegram from Nome states that ther Nome-Candle Creek dog race, pro- motod by the Nome Kennel club and upon which hundreds of thousands of dollars wore wagered, was won by Berber's teams. Numbers 1 and 2. driven by Scotty Allen and Percy Blatchford, respectively. fin- ished first and second as n.iijed. Her- cor wins the pursp of In and will hold for a year tho handsome Suter trophy hung up for the All- Alaska sweepstake. The dlRtnnce was 412 miles and winner's time 82 hours and 2 The second team was seventeen mi'i- utes behind the first. Fink'a Siberian dogs, upon whose success was wagered, became snow blind and finished third. There wore fourteen teams In the race. Tho course was lined with en- thusiastic citizens, most of whom closed their places of business during the progress of tho contest UNUSUAL COALITION IN WOBIUJF REFORM Brewers to Assist Cincinnati Anti-Saloon League. Cincinnati, April city is now to unusual coalition of brewers. Anti-Saloon league and the Municipal neform league in a unit- ed effort tn imt tha b.id saloonkeeper out of huslmwn. Through tho of ihe Ohio association the stnto legisla- ture passed the Dear, "character" law. under which the saloonkeeper must swear to a r.unsl.-cr of Interrogatories as to whether he has violated tho Sun- day closing law or allowed minors to enter hi: on. If the -no" to all tho InterrcKatcrlcB but it Is found he has not giver, a correct answer to a slngh- one hln Is to be revoked. The brewers cle-lare they will the reforimr. in an effort to put the bad salooriko-.'por out of business. A brewing at Hamilton an- nounces that it will rot sell beer to a who keeps bis saloon PROHIBITION LAW UPHELD Unanimous Decision by Supreme Court of Alabama. Montgomery, Ala., April su- preme court has declared the state prohibition valid, all the judges concurring in the opinion. This Is the second time the court has upheld the statewide act of the last legisla- ture. It was attacked on several con- stitutional grounds. The Alabama statewlwde proLlbl- tlon .law went Into effect Jan. 1. At once an attack was made In Birming- ham, Mobile and Salem, the case from the last place being taken to the high court All the Judges agree that the law is valid. It IB understood now that the law officers will begin a campaign for the enforcement of the act. Heretofore they have been very lax because of the doubt about its validity. TWENTY COUNTIES GO DRY Only Seven Vote for Saloons in Mich- igan Election. Detroit, April doubling all previous gains In one hard fought campaign the "drys" carried the local option contest In twenty out of twen- ty-seven counties. The other seven counties voting on he liquor question voted to retain the saloons, among them Wastenaw, in which Is Ann Arbor, where Is located he Michigan university. This was one of the bitterest con- estod points and fhe liquor men are lolng their best to gain consolation rom their S2fi majority. Upwards of COO saloons and ten jreworlcs will be forced out of busi- ness in tho twenty counties of tha stcto which vctct! "dry." LIABILITIES ARE St. Paul Brokerage Firm Closes Its Doors. St. Paul. April stock and grain commission firm of James Doran fi Co. has 'rone Into voluntary suspen- sion. Lack of business Is responsible for tin- closing, according 'to Mr. Doran. The liabilities will amount to about of which loss than JIO.OOu was contracted since .Mr. Doran's lira: resumed business after failing three- years KSO. Tho Interest on the obli- gations contracted up to the timo of the failure- in 190G has amounted to about In the three years that the new firm has been In operation and this burden, together with the general lack of business, has necessi- tated the suspension of business. The exact value of the assets cannot be de- termined at this time. JUMP INTO THE MISSISSIPPI Young Peopla Leave Telling of Suicide Pact. Keokuk, la., April notes telling of a suicide pact Herman Bart- lett and Belva Pugh Joined hands and Jumped Into the Mississippi river at Alexandria, .Mo. The couple ended their lives after young Bartlott hail n call at the home of his sweet- heart. Two notes, cue from each of them, were found by the girl's mother. The notos to'd exactly where the couple would jump Into the river. Both left their Jewelry and wraps on the table n the hall of the girl's home, where ;he notes were found. Bartlett's hat nnd his money ah-o were left. DAYLIGHT SALCGIo ONLY Nebraska's Governor Siena Bill as Passed by Legislature. Lincoln, Neb., April Shallenberger has signed thn daylight saloon bill. The measure forb.ds talo of liquor except between V a. in. nnd 8 p. m. The bill goes Into effect July Omaha business men bitterly opposed the measure. Thirteen Children Drowned. Kamanptz. Russia. April teen schoolboys were drowned here as a result of the Hoods cover the country. They were on a bridge over the Morrltch rhvr at thn village of Orinlna when the structure collapsed and they were precipitated Into tt.e wi ter.
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