THE CAUCASIAN TO BE ENLAROEDNOW FOR 10,CGg SUBSCHIBERSl
ra.leigh. n. c. thuiisday. may 12. 1910.
Well, they didn't mis their guess
about those big teen very far, after
Alabama just couldn't stand it any
longer. It was getting too long be
The only possible solution is for
those Wake Democrats to blame it on
the Republican party.
The man who laughs laHt
laugh best, but he also surely
tatea the other fellow.
,The peach crop may be a failure,
but the lemon crop will be sufficient
for the demand in November.
Mr. M. L. Shipman, State Commis
sioner of Labor and Printing, is
spending a few days in Raleigh.
The gentleman who used to blame
it on hard work at the office for stay
ing out late, now charges it up to
.Several of those twenty candidates
for Corporation Commissioner woke
up Saturday morning with a Urown
taste in the mouth.
Coventor Kitchin made nineteen
stile enemies. There were twenty
applicants for that vacant Corpora
Recent occurrences in Wake Coun
ty strongly recall the childhood lines:
"How dogs delight to bark and bite,
For 'tis their nature to."
Now it is Illinois that competes for
the dis-honors. Three of her Demo
cratic legislators have been indicted
for accepting bribes. Next!
Halley's comet has been appearing
for over one thousand years, so as
tronomers say. Bailey's comet ap
peared just once and busted.
The editor of the News and Ob
server says he started life as a print
say that he
Those other fellows
is still a "devil" of a
The report that Governor Kitchin
is going to order out the State troops
when the Democrats hold another
meeting at Raleigh, has not yet been
The local papers state that the
Board of Aldermen have appointed a
committee "to investigate the sale of
the market house." Now, if they only
will tell it all.
Durham is planning a rousing
Fourth of July celebration. Bet you
it won't be a marker to the celebra
tion given by the Wake Democrats on
April 30th last.
A Statesville negro was caught
selling whiskey in a lonely graveyard
at night. Trafficing in one sort of
spirits had probably rendered him
immune to fear of the other kind.
Editor Gray, of The Wilmington
Star, defends from a legal stand
point the pardon of Cooper. We sup
pose those Tennessee Supreme Court
judges will feel properly reprimand
ed. The editor of the News and Obser
ver says he hasn't time to engage in
a controversy with a Republican
newspaper. That is certainly so, and
especially in view of his present
"Deacon" Hemphill, of the Times
Dispatch ot Richmond, Va., says that
he is preaching the "gospel of peace
and good-will." The Deacon is badly
needed in Wake County, North Caro-
Una, just now.
vim xjaiy a prominent Xew Yorkt May 5. Approximate-
Republican that when he wrote thatlly six thousand trainmen and con-
ramous call for a mass meeting "be!
was thinking of him." Now, won't!
Mr. Bailey please think of that Re
Before Commisioner Aycock's dead
Doay naa been laid in the grave, five
Democrats had filed applications for
his job. But vou did nnt thi
fact mentioned in the columns of The
Nuisance and Disturber.
a muumaie lor omce m Alabama
dropped dead while canvassing fori
votes. But the North Carolina Dem
ocratic crop is a little too large for
sucn an occurrence to occasion com
ment, it such should happen here.
Democratic RiWo" t
headline, "Those whom the gods
would destroy, they first make mad
Then, if general, all-around "cussln
Stands for madness, the Wake Demo
w.v, w uuuv,mwu.
THREE DEMOCRATIC LEGISLA
Indictment of Three Democratic
Member of the Legislature of II
IJiioU. Chicago, 111., May 7. Indictments
against three Democratic members of
the Illinois General Assembly one
for bribery and two for perjury
while causing consternation among
some politicians Is taken by others
as a hint for legislators to appear
and tell what they know of the meth
ods whereby William Lorimer was
sent to the United States Senate.
The grand Jury proceeded with
the investigation to-day with renew
ed energy and there were predictions
of more indictments. Representative
Lee O'Neal Browne, leader of the
Democratic wing of the State Assem
bly, indicted on fifteen counts for
bribery, said he would come to Chi
cago at once and furnish bond.
PERSONS DEAD AND MANY
Destruction by Earthquake In Omta
Rjca Heavy Iah at Oartngo.
San Juan del Rio. May 5. A large
part of Cartago, Costa Rica, was de
stroyed last night by a powerful seis
It is known that at least 500 per
sons are dead and many hundreds
injured. Scores of buildings were
thrown down, among them the Pal
ace of Justice erected by Andrew
Carnegie. The wife and child of Dr.
Bocanger, the Guatamalean Magis
trate to the Central American Arbi
tration Court, have been killed. Pan
ic reigns, as the earthquake con
tinues. ALABAMA'S VOTE.
Ixcal Option Candidate Won Over
Prohibitionist, Twelve Thousand
Montgomery, Ala., May 3. Re
turns received to-day from sixty-seven
counties show that Emmet O'Neal,
local optionist, was nominated for
Governor in the Democraitc primary
held in this State yesterday by a ma
jority of 12,000 over his opponent,
H. S. D. Mallory. Mallory ran on a
State-wide prohibition platform.
Explosion Shook Earth for Miles.
Ottawa, Ont., May 8. An explo
sion which wrecked the plant of the
General Explosives Company of Can
ada, a mile from Hull, Que., and
four miles from this city, killed at
least fifteen persons and injured fifty
others this afternoon.
The force of the explosion was ter
rifying. The country for miles
around was laid to waste and many
small dwellings in the city of Hull,
on the side nearest the scene of the
explosion, was flattened to the
New England Peace Congress Meets.
Hartford, Conn., May 9. The New
England Arbitration and Peace Con
gress began its first session here to
day. The Congress was called to or
der in the hall of the House of Rep
resentatives. Dean Henry Wade Rog
ers of Yale law school presided and
addresses were made by Mr. Rogers
and by Benjamin F. Trueblood of the
American Peace Society. The dele
gate body was large and enthusiastic.
Official recognition of the importance
of the gathering was given to-night
when letters were read from Presi
dent Taft, Secretary of State Knox,
Ambassador James Bryce, William
Jennings Bryan, and Samuel Gompers
of the American Federation of Labor.
Battleship Maine to be Raised.
Washington, D. C, May 4. After
twelve years the ill-fated battleship
Maine is to be removed from the Ha
vana harbor and the bodies, -which
went down with the vessel, will be
interred in the National Cemetery at
Arlington. A bill providing for such
removal and burial which has passed
the House was to-day .passed by the
The bill directs the raising of the
vessel by the Secretary of War and
the Board of Engineers with "all
convenient speed." The bodies in the
ship are to be buried at Arlington
the mast lifted above their
graves as a monument
Get Increase in Wages.
ductors employed on the lines of the
New York Central Railroad east of
Buffalo will receive wage increases
averaging 30 per cent by a decision
rendered to-day by arbiters in the
controversy between the railroads
land its employes. The Delaware,
Lackawana and Western Railroad,
ana ine Delaware and Hudson Kail -
roaa ana inelr employes are liKewise
uuuuu uy me runng wnicu, oroaaiy
speaking, takes the recent Baltimore
ana unio settlement as a basis.
The schedule fixed to-dav is retro-
active and the men will receive back
pay from April 1st. It is estimated
- ltnat ine increase win mean an aaai-
tonal expenditure by. the Central of
- 1 z.000.000 a year.
John II. Converse Dies Suddenly.
Philadelphia, Pa., May 3. Johnline c!""1" to lead the party that
H. Converse, of the Baldwin t
motive Works, one of the most prom
Inont PrMhvtaHan 1o..
- (united States, died suddenly ot heart
i trouote at nis noma hero tn-dav
President Taft Secures the
Passage of the Railroad
NOW FOR POSTAL BANK
Cleveland County Convention for
Progress and Victory Favor Re
organizing State Committee and
Putting Men at It Head Who Will
Fight for Victory at tlie Polls
Ninth District Would Go Ilepubli-
, can With an Aggressive Man aa
State Chairman Conditions in the
(Special to The Caucasian.)
Washington, D. C, May 10, 1910.
The Senate adjourned yesterday
out of respect to the late King Ed
ward of England and passed a resolu
tion of sympathy and respect to be
forwarded to the widowed Queea and
to the new King, George V. The late
King was much admired in America,
but there Is a general feeling of un
certainty as the new King, because so
little is known of him, not only here,
but even in hia own country.
Taft Gets Harmony in Congress.
Wfhen President Taft returned
from his recent trip he found both
Houses of Congress much divided
over the pending railroad rate bill.
With rare diplomacy the President
has gotten the factions together and
gotten a compromise agreement on
certain amendments and secured as
surances from all sides that the bill
would speedily be passed. He had
the satisfaction of seeing the bill pass
the House this afternoon by a vote
of 200 to 126.
The President has not had the
same luck on pushing the postal sav
ings bank bill, though he is still
hopeful that that bill will also be
come a law before this Congress ad
He called the members of the
House Committee on Post-office and
Post Roads to the White House to
night, and it is reported, he told them
plainly they must pass the Postal Sav
ings Bank Bill or he would hold them
responsible, as they had not reported
the measure from the committee.
Uncle Joe's Seventy-Fourth Birthday.
There was an interesting occur
rence in the House at eRpresentatlvss
on last Friday, being the Speaker's
seventy-fourth birthday. Represen
tative Champ Clark, the minority
leader, arose and interrupted the reg
ular proceedings of the House, and
made a very graceful speech in recog
nition of the event, which was fit
tingly replied to by the Speaker, as
"Mr. Speaker," he said, "I want
to make a few remarks."
"Seventy-four years ago to-day,"
he said, "a man child was born near
Guilford Court House, in North Car
olina, a spot made famous by Ameri
cans valor and sanctified by Ameri
can blood shed in the cause of human
liberty. The humble Quaker parents
of that child had no idea of the high
career for which he was destined.
You have passed the Scriptural allot
ment of three-score years and ten, yet
your strength has not abated, and we
one .and all wish for you many happy
returns of the day."
Expresses His Thanks.
'I thank the gentleman from Mis
souri," said the Speaker, "for the
kindly reference to tha seventy-fourth
anniversary of the birth of the pres
ent Speaker of the House of Repre
"I feel that when, as you have
done, you have halted the business
of the House to remember my seven
ty-fourth birthday, which is away be-
yond the average of life to man, that
you do it in the kindness of your
hearts, and that, however much you
may be mistaken as to my capacity,
you would not do it unless you recog
nized that I walk in the light of my
best judgment as you walk in the
light of your best judgment. I thank
Cleveland County for Progress and
A prominent Republican from
Cleveland County, who was here on
yesterday, said that the Republicans
of his county held their county con
vention to elect delegates to the Con
gressional Convention on last Satur
day, and that he found the people
solidly in favor of re-organizing the
State Committee and putting at its
head men who were in favor of head
ing the party toward victory instead
of running it as a close pie-counter
1 He said they wanted a chairman
wbo would work in harmony with
1 congressman iioreneaa to elect a
I Congressman in their District, and
that everybody knew if the nresent
the party that they would have an
I up-hill fight to elect a Republican
Congressman in the Ninth District.
On the other hand, he said, there is
I a general feeling that if they had for
State Chairman a man who wanted
:to elect Congressmen, and who had
- I tne Ninth District would be certain
- 1 to lect Republican Congressman
1 this Tear.
The Fourth Ctongreastoaal District
i a r.mt d..,.vh
i y viniiiii, asuiivuiitu irum uia
Fourth Congressional District, who
was here to-day, said that be hoped
that the State Committee when It
met would call an e&rty State Con
vention. He further said that if the
State Convention pt men at the
head of the State organization who
would work In harmony- with Con
gressman Morehead, that then they
could get some one of their strong
men in that District to agree to run
for Congress, because then they
would have more than a fighting
chance to win; but he said if the
State Convention was controlled by
the pie-counter bosses: that then, so
far as he was concerned, he was will
ing for them to nominate another lit-
tie postmaster for Congress in the
Fourth District, because every one
would know that there would be no
chance to win with the-old crowd in
Over one thousand Chinese sol-;
dlers were killed by rebels in Lamas,
Owing to the need of money, Italy
at last proposes to tax church build
ings, the value of which run into mil
lions of dollars.
Atlanta had a musical carnival
that broke all records for financial
receipts. The world's greatest sing
ers were present.
Many fights and small battles In
Turkey indicate a movement to re
store Abdul Hamid, who was de
posed as Sultan a year ago.
Col. W. T. Brock, the Assistant
Adjutant of South Carolina, has been
suspended from office under charges
of having misused State funds.
Four men were killed and several
severely injured by the explosion of
a steam valve on the United States
Navy tug Cape Charles at Philadel
phia. P. F. Byrnes, for years the head
of New York City police, died on
Sunday last. He was perhaps the
most famous criminal catcher in the
After forty-six years of service C.
B. North, of Selinsgrove, Pa., retires
as cashier of al ocal bank, the longest
period Known in tnis country lor tne
Nord-Alexis, for years dictator of
Haiti, and a cruel and dopestlc ruler
of that country for years, died re-
uenuy over mneiy years om. e
was a full-bloOded negro.
The four negroes charged with
having held up a street car and kill-1
mg the conductor at Atlanta, also se-
riously wounding tne motorman, nave
confessed. A speedy trial is expected.
An insane elephant having run
amuck at a circus in Ohio, was cap
tured and put to death by chains
placed around its neck, being pulled
by two of its mates. It was valued
at 115.000. It injured a number of
people before being caught.
An Austrian army officer sent over
one hundred packages to as many of
his fellow officers containing a deadly
poison, but labeled as medicine. One
took it and died. He confessed, stat
ing that it was his intention to thus
pave the way to his rapid promotion.
The County Commissioners of a Ne-
braska county refused to allow Wm.
J. Bryan to make a speech in the
court-house, on the ground that he
was speaking on a factional question
on which the county was divided.
Mr. Bryan took the refusal good na
ll rs. Hetty Green, celebrated for
veara aa tne ricnest ana snrewaesx
business woman in the world, will
soon retire from active business life
and will turn over the handling of
her Immense fortune, estimated at
$50,000,000, to her daughter, Sylvia,
now Mrs. Matthew Astor Wilkes.
Leonard Vice, a young man of New
York, has just been released from a
Brazilian jail after a confinement of
three years. He was for a long time I my appreciation of those high qual
under death sentence for engaging In I ities which made the life of the late
an expedition to overthrow the
Brazilian government. The pleading
Ol. 11 lo UlUkuer siuuacu luia uaiiuu m
as lor uieiueucy.
Mrs. C. B. Morse, wife of the con-
victed New York banker, now doing
fifteen years in the Atlanta peniten
tiary, stood at the entrance to Con-
gress and importuned members to
sign the petition for her husband's
pardon. Many did so, a few refusing.
The petition already has some hun-
dreds of thousands of signers.
District Attorney Whitman issued
more warrants for alleged white slay-
ers, which is based upon the signed
confession made after Harry Leven
son was Questioned by Whitman.
Levenson is under bond as a slaver.
Levenson told Whitman that the
Cleary house of white slavery existed
here to furnish girls to resorts
throughout the United States.
Just in proportion as a man be -
comes good, divine. Christ-like, he
passes out of the region of theorlr -
Ins of . syatem-bulldlns, into the re -
glon of beneficent activities. It
well to think well: it la divine
act welL Horace Mann.
KING EDWARD DEAD
England Beloved Ruler Vic
tim of an Attack of
GEORGE THE NEW KING
The Prince of Wales AutotaaUcally
Became Holer I'poa the leatti of
Ilia Father The Body of King
Will Probably Lie la State Until
May 20th, at Which Time the Fu
neral Services Will be Held The
Late King Waa a Great Friend to
A merlca President Taft and ex
President ItooeeveU Send Meaaagea
to the New Holer.
London, May 7. King Edward
VII., who returned to England from
a vacation ten days ago in me best
of health, died at 11:45 o'clock last
night (Friday) in the presence of his
family after an Illness of less than a
week, which was serious hardly mora
than three days.
The Prince of Wales succeeded to
the Crown immediately, according to
the laws of the Kingdom, without of
ficial ceremony. His first official act
was to dispatch to the Lord Mayor
the announcement of his father's
death, in pursuance to custom.
Pneumonia following bronchitis is
believed to have been the cause of
death. Some of the King's friends
are convinced that worry over the
critical political situation which con
fronted him, with sleepless nights,
aggravated, if it did not cause, the
The Late King's Life.
He was born on November 9, 1841,
the son of Queen Victoria and Prince
. u. e c .. .
Educated by private tutors, he later
studied at Edinburgh, Oxford and
Cambridge. A long period of travel
followed, during which he went over
Europe and the East. In 1S60 he
made a triumphal tour through the
United States and Canada.
The Prince was married on March
10, 1862, to Prince Alexandria, old
est daughter of the Danish King,
Christian IX. Six children were born.
two of whom the Duke of Clarence
and priuCe Alexander died. The
surviving children are . George
Frederick and Prince of Wales, who
now becomes Kins: Princess Louise.
whr was married tn the Duka of Fife:
Princess Victoria Alexandra and
Princesa Maud Charlotte, who was
1 lo prince Carl, of Denmark,
now King Haakon VU.. of Norway
Twice before ascending the throne
Edward's life was despaired of. In
1871 he was so seriously ill with ty
phoid fever that for weeks his death
His coronation, originally set for
June 26, 1902, and postponed until
August 9th, on account of illness, was
a pageant of almost unparalleled
His reign was a peaceful one after
he conclusion of the Boer War,
which was in progress when he be
came King. Several times the King's
life has been in danger from anarch
ists or cranks
The King was always a great trav
eler. He always exhibited a marked
preference for the society of Amer
The President Sends Condolences.
Washington, D. C. May 6. Presi
dent Taft. upon learning of the death
of King Edward, wrote the following
message of condolence to Her Majes
ty, Queen Alexandra, which was ca
Diea to uucsingnam raiace io-nigui:
i -u me u wtoomu ui no uoam
of King Edward, I offer to Your Maj
esty and to your son, hia illustrious
successor, the most profound sympa
thy of the people and of the Govern-
ment of the United States, whose
hearts go out to their British kins
men in this their national bereave-
ment. To this, I add the expression
to Your Majesty and to the new King
of my own personal sympathy, and of
I King so potent an Influence toward
I peace and justice among the na
I rvo ?rwlf TV hit, of RiMUMrt
stocKnoim, May . former rresi-
dent Roosevelt Issued the following
- j to-day:
"i am deeply grieved and know
that all Americans will be deeply
I grieved at the death of his majesty
King Edward VI L
"We feel most profound sympathy
I for the British people in their loss
We in America keenly appreciate
King Edward's personal good will to-
j ward us, which he so frequently and
I go markedly showed, and we are wel
- 1 aware of the devotion felt for him by
I his subjects throughout the British
I Empire. ; while foreign nations have
learned to see in the Kins a ruler
I whose great abilities, and especially
bis tact, his Judgment and his onfall
I tar kindliness of nature rendered him
peculiarly fit to work for Internatioa-
1 al peace and Justice.
I "Let me repeat, that I am aura that
1 all American people feel at this time
1 the deepest and moat sincere iympa-
is j thy for his family and hia nation."
to! Mr. Roosevelt also sent a seraonal
I telegram to the Dowacar Quaen.
TAFT PHKS AT tAt4AIC.
Declare TtuU lie I FatlrHy teUfel
With the Mratttr That Will Ia
Oemgrew Krvteei rVUag Leg
Pascal?, N. J . May S In a &
la which he hawed great feeling,
and which was punctuated with ap
plause before the Board of Trade
here to-night, president Taft declared
hit perfect satisfaction with the new
Kailroad Dill. He declared that the
bill would meet with the approval of
the nation and be uf great and Im
The Pref idem aUo took occasion
to refer to other bUU.now pending
before Congre. which he declared
would soon be enacted Into laws:
Statehood for ArUona and New
Mexico. Postal savings banks.
The so-called validating bill of the
The publicity of campaign eipenJl
tures. The railroad bill.
The President wan decidedly very
hoarse, having contracted a severe
cold. He was accompanied by a physician.
IMO.MIK!tM SHIT IX 11V EX
Im Believed That They Are All
INad Two Iknliew Itrcorered.
Birmingham, Ala.. May 5. Forty
five white and 135 negro miners are
entombed to-night tn No. 3 coal mine
at Pslos, Ala., as the reult o fa ter
rific explosion that occurred to-day.
It is believed that all are dead. The
mines are owned by the Paloa Coal
and Coke Company, of Birmingham.
Two bodies were found early to-night
but it is thought that few can be re
covered before morning
The flames from the explosion shot
two hundred feet into the air and
the shock was felt for miles. Tim
bers were hurled several hundred
feet from the mouth of the mine.
locks from the roof caved in and
made access difficult. The fan ma
chinery was damaged but air is
pumped into the mine to-night in the
hope that some of the men are still
AXOTHKU MOCKINCMUKU SIXUH.
n a ramify How, bunaru urown is
Shot to Death by One of His Wife's
Ashevilie, N. C, May 1U. Alleg-
ng that Edward Brown, whose sister
he married, was shot and Instantly
killed to-day by Robert Holt Holt
claims that Brown, who is a married
man, bad Improper relations with his
sister. Holt was himself badly
wounded, and with his brother and
father, are now In the Madison Coun
ty jail pending trial.
Waterway Treaty With Canada.
Washington, D. C-. May 5. Secre
tary of State Knox and British Am
bassador Bryce to-day exchanged rat
ifications of the International water
ways treaty which relate to the use
of waters on the 3,000 mile boun
dary between the United States and
The provisions of the treaty In ef
fect, establishes a new tribunal of
arbitration between this country and
Canada by which questions of differ
ences arising between them and
which concern only the two countries
may be settled by their own repre
sentatives without resort to outside
Terrible Death of Mother and Child.
Ashevilie, N. C.,. May 6. News
reached here to-day from Murphy of
an explosion at the Evans' quarry,
six miles out, on touisvllle and
Nashville Railroad, yesterday after
noon, resulting in the Instant death
of Mrs. Charles Guthrie and an eight
vear-old child. Guthrie's house Is
near the quarry and an over-loaded
blast hurled a stone, crashing
through the frail house's top. The
Guthries had just finished a meal
Guthrie and one child escaped unin
jured. Democrats Refuse Primary.
Jackson, Miss., May 3. The Dera
ocratic State Committee refused to
call a primary to which it was pro
posed to submit the bribery charges
against Senator Percy, who was to
resign if the primaries went against
Fayeaevllle Chief -of-Police Shot.
Fayetteville, N. C. May 6. While
arresting a burglar who had entered
the grocery store of W. G. Clark last
night, Chief-of-Police J. McD. Mon
agham, of this city, was shot through
the arm and painfully wounded. The
bnrglar was WTill McMillan, a negro
Largest Wood-Working Plant In the
State Destroyed By Fire.
Ramseur. May 4. The plant of
the Ramseur Furniture Company was
almost entirely destroyed by a fire
which started in the dry kiln this af
ternoon, entailing a loss of over $80,-
000. The Insurance was $25.(100.
Hester's Cotton Statement Shows
New Orleans, La., May 4. Secre
tary Hester's New Orleans Cotton Ex
change statement Issued to-day shows
the total for April was 451,402
against C13.X01 last year.
HOUSE PASSES BILL
Rild BJl P. Without
PRESIDENT IS GRATIFIED
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over the I'!;- VJ; u
wsa ep.- '.: s.:.ms
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probably a n,.,.. .u.;.,.r f,.f ,tJ
step in h j r. u
A to th- :ji t.in.. :., : 4 a4dt
tionai pruvU;oti 4J- ! m th Hou
the lre.tdeM MJa fcr ,5,1 B(ll f,.j
that this u !L- t f,t
them nor that tc f rcyuxh
acquainted with U t !o dl.
ush thtui. Ktlcrn&c to tt.- cltui
providing fur iu ;!.. rj alua-
ion of railroad. Mr Tfi pouted oat
that the powtr praitirn bow reals
with the Intr-j5U! Cummrre Cuta
mission and that th dsSculty la tar
rying out Kurh a ;,.!, at) has
been found iu the euutiuvu umi of
When all the aarbmi-bla adupt4
by the Houso i& louitnitte of
the whole had t-L acreJ to, Mr
Adaiuaun, uf Ceorg.a. rnur Demo
cratic member of u ukurity ou the
committee rtpormc it bill, uod
to recommit it to tt cuttnlttee with
instruction! that if U reported bach
with th com&trct court ciaua
stricken out. Tha milou at de
feated 157 to 17C
The bill awaken u.uy (bang tu
the existing law that, if accepted by
the Senate, will ur-atij affect inter-
State commerce. The court uf com
merce is created to abjudicate raaea
o nappeal from th i&tr Stat Cotu-
mlasion. It U provsJed that thf
court shall be orjaou-d by the Jua-
tlces of the Supreme Court of ihe
United Statei. future appointments
to membership ou tc court 10 ihi
made by them.
Stock and hoiid Uue of railroad
. a k aa... kill T A m.m
are controuea vj me "
this clause a railroad before Uuiag
any additional txk. mutt obtain an
order from the Communion bicb
must, among oihr thing, ha the
price at hicb the MfturlU of the
road may be old. A itmllar pro
vision ia carried in respect to rail
roads which are organlied through
the courts. A protiiloa U made that
upon the re-organuation of railroad
through court proceeding! atock and
bonds can not b if r more vs
f2r value of the property.
The Ions and hort haul clam of
th measure provide that a railroad
cannot, without flrt gainlog prmU-
slon, charge more for a won uan a
long haul or the
The Interstate Commerce uomraia-
..... ...ito.ril ttfrlfcft.
sion also is ""' -
ever a new rate U propoaed to sua-
nnrf fh taking effect ot tfcal raia ior
a period of four month, so that the
Commission hu nae au wVi,v
itv to consider U r-aonablneaa.
mended, me oui
t!f-:-hone and Ulegrapa
companle undr the control of the
rce Commlaaion. It
valuation of railroad
nrntrM for tne
property a sa a
lion in the coDi4ratlon or rawroa
rates. , ,
The bill gi CommUalon au
thority over clarification regulattoas
and practice, of railroad, authority
at the preaent time being limited to
rates and matters affecting rate.
Under its lerma a f.Hro.d com
pany must quou freight rate ac
curately upon demand of a ahipper.
The CUion Itself la suthor
Ued to esuWUh through route by
combining different railroad systems
at it ducretion. whereas under the
present law it cannot make a n.,
through route if th a route is al
Severe penalties are provided
against shippers who. through fi"
SSSI for dfrnages or lo- of prop
erty, obtain secret rebates.
An earthquake .hock
disturbance "ilght a'd
.! 7-oi Friday nigm, m
who vihraUo-s ran north and south
was regUtered on the seismograph of
St Irtfatua College at Cleveland. O.
Se Siege authorities ear ths
shock to hare occurred at a dUUn
of 4,000 miles.