TtcTd7. April 6. 1311. 3
EXTRA SESSION BEGINS
Democrats Still at Sea as to
What Legislation They
riiAJnp nark i Now in !! .Sieaker
1uir ami fr a Wry I5rif Ifkl
,ju- x-mrtj Are HapfT Bryan
utl Harmon on HaimI to Help
Tttftn SUer tin! Old 3iub- Fight
0-r Tariff lifKlatlon,
Wellington. I). C. April 4. Tho
- s ?-, ond Congress met in extra
, ' hnarv RfcRKion lo-lay. What the
t4An will bring forth in the way of
i -illation, or when It will adjourn,
matter on which no one In
Washington care to venture an opin-
Tho Democrats took full possession
.: House and put Champ Clark,
.Missouri, in th Speaker's chair. In
i-pee eh accepting the honor, Mr.
rk warned th Democratic raem
- that the yes of the country
. c upon them; that the party was
,; -rial, and that it had an oppor-
.:.-,; for the nrst time in sixteen
ir to prove its worthiness for a
higher expression of confidence
the part of the American people.
Throughout tho day the shadow of
:, coming Presidential fight hover-
, aUut the Capitol, and there is no;
ju-i:'n but that maneuvers for po
:i?ial advantage will play an impor
tant part in the affairs of the House
and the Senate during the next few
lli-van and Harmon Fishing.
William J. Bryan, of Nebraska, and.
Governor Harmon, of Ohio, were
prominent figures on the floor of tho:
House during the opening ceremonies!
iiitl both shared in the Democratic
demonstrations that marked the day
Had Governor Woodrow -Wilson been
pp'sent, the list of generally accept-'
ed Democratic Presidential possibil-
ities would have been complete. The
Senate's opening was sedate as usual. '
And while the leadership of the up-
per branch of the new Congress re
mains in Republican hands, the
change in the personnel of those as
suming command was almost as
marked as in the House itself. Al
drith, Hale, Beveridge and a dozen
others of both the regular and pro
gressive factions of the majority were
President Taft's message, dealing
with Canadian reciprocity alone, will
be read in the two houses of Con
gress to-morrow. It was with the
idea of securing action on this agree
ment that the extraordinary session
The Democrats of the House, how
ever, have formulated an ambitious
program, which includes the revision
of a number of the schedules of the
Payne-Aldrich tariff law.
Republican leaders of the Senate
have announced that there shall be
no tarfff legislation at the extra ses
sion. They declare they are not
alarmed at the threat of the Demo
crats to hold back the reciprocity
agreement until action is secured on.
general tariff bills.
The differences of opinion prom
ises soon to bring the two branches
into sharp conflict. A legislative
deadlock is freely predicted and the
length of the session seems now to
depend upon how long the Demo
crats House will continue to bombard
the Republican Senate with general
From a political standpoint it is
likely that one of the most impor
tant things the Democratic House
will be to order a thorough investi-
gation of the various departments . help After many remedies fail
and branches of the Government ser-fed her aunt urge(j ner to take Dr
vice. The Democrats claim that there
have been no such investigation for
twenty years and that much good
campaign material as well as much
saving to the people will result from
The session of the House to-day
was devoted wholly to the work of
organization. The adoption of the
new rules was put over until to-morrow.
The Republicans under the new
leadership of Representative Mann,
of Illinois, will make their first fight
on these. The Republicans resent i
the action of the Democrats in in-
creasing the membership of various
House committees without increasing
Percentage of minority , representa
tion. The Republican insurgents in the
House indicated their purpose of
continuing to act independently by
declining to vote for Mr. Mann for
Speaker and by giving their support
to Representative Cooper, .of Wis
consin. The insurgents gained a member
when Representative Theron Aiken,
of New York, was elected as an "In
dependent Democrat," and heretofore
carried on the Democratic rolls, cast
I his lot with them and chose a seat
j on the Republican side.
I Representative Berger, of Wiscon-
I sin, the sole Socialist-in the House,
j voted "present" during the Speaker-
ship ballot.ng. He also chose a seat
I W1 tne Kepubhcan side. "Because,"
I he afterward explained, "I belonged
I to the onnrs?Hi
Nominations For Speaker."
After Clerk McDowell had raiiod
j the House to order and Chaplain Cou-
aen offered prayer, the clerk called
tne roll of States. The roll-r.All .dis
closed thj? presence of 365 members
vut oi a total membershin of 391
Nominations for Speaker the'n
wer In or4er. Mr. Clark wig so&S-
naica cy iprewcuu Buriesoa, at
Texa, Chalraan of Uw Democratic! CoUaBd trtm ta 1,1 ?
caucus. Mr. Mans tra uotnlicd by! ,uckT. c :
iUprwentatiTe Carrier of New lUta Tt J 6f XlMlp?H SC.,
-n, rhairrrn , !L . ' ttor' of No?t! Carets; Ssluu of
?L"' "Un- UThomtoa. of - ConrU: Tl!laS. of
TtenZ ft" Ji Carols; W.ts. of Wll
AZu? l n . Virginia; Tajior. of Tesr.; O-
tb 'ornialljy of noalaaUi tHrtr? Conaof Nr York. I
PnntluZ?' n ' i 11 wn that both Sector I
licit n! r "'J? f.CfS'm Xona Carols am ta!s44 it,
au nJuT wa.c, w of Balky au4 Martlit.
L th Z; telH When the ote takta fetly
V 64 n"?r waa entitle to hla Wi In Ifca
r . f W 1 Sena'. r Simmon. oi4 to
.m! n v- Ilfpre: tbe or ide. At that time, it!
sentatlTe Cooper voted for Norrls, of : ,u.m(Hi ,haf i,
Nebraska, for Speaker, and there waa
some surprise when the latter voted1
When Clerk McDowell announced
thf Vftfo 1 1 tr 1 !t 1 htf !.- h tsi Xfw .
- : , M "iciaim en&:or overman.
Clark was elected, the House broke- Jf Simmon and Overman bathi
into cheering. riepresenUtlves Mann. jitand w,lh lhe conserTative as
Lnderwood and reeland were ap- against the progressives, it will de
pointed to eicort the new Speaker to : TftI an Inlere8tln? 6ituaUon m
u vu,,,.. uhcu .,. 4piw,xorth Carolina, where a shan di-(
at the main door on the arm of Mr.
Mann, with the other members of
the escort following, there was re -
newed cherelng and the Democrats
WVi? " American flags, with
which they had been previously pro -
Mr. Mann rapped for order to still
It is a great office, he said, slow -
; ly, "and filled by a great man. Gen-j
tleraen, I present to you your Speak- J,,e .Message,
er, the Honorable Champ Clark, of; (Special to The Caucasian.)
Missouri." j Washington. D. C, April 5. The
Mr. Clark himself rapped for or- j President's message was sent to Con
der this time to stop the applause j gress to-day and was read in both
Mrs. Taft, wife of the President,
with Miss Helen Taft, Master Char-
ley Taft and Horace D. Taft, brother ;
of the President, occupied the Presi-
dential gallery of the House.
Representative McCall, of Massa-i
chusetts, who introduced the bill at
the last session of Congress to carry j
the reciprocity agreement into effect,!
re-introduced his measure to-day and?
it was referred to the Democratic i
Committee on Ways and Means, !
where it will be side-tracked for a
similar measure bill of Democratic
Sherman Extends Courtesy to Op
ponent. Washington, D. C, April 4. Vice
President Sherman to-day sought and
found the first opportunity possible
to extend a courtesy to Senator Kern,
. of Indiana, who was his recent com
petitor for the Vice-Presidential of
fice. The Indiana Senator occupied
the Vice-President's chair for about
five minutes almost immediately af
ter he .had been sworn in.
Democratic Contempt for the Rule of
Burlington State Dispatch.
' The ways of the politicians are
wiley. Wilkes County officers were
placed on salaries by the last Legis
lature and the salaries fixed by that j
body are less than those fixed for Al
amance, yet Wilkes, is as large a
county as Wake and is being rapidly
developed. But Wilkes has 2,000
majority Republican. See?
Averts Awful Tragedy.
Timely advice given Mrs. C. Wil
loughby, of Marengo, Wis., (R. No.
1) prevented a dreadful tragedy and
saved two lives. Doctors had said
her frightful cough was a "consump
tion" cough and could do little to
King's New Discovery: "I have been
using it for some time," she wrote,
"and the awful cough has almost
gone. It also saved my little boy
wbn taken writh a severe bronchial
trouble." This matchless medicine
has no equal for throat and lung
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT-
April Term, 1911.
North Carolina Wake County.
To Joseph Crocker:
This is to notify you that your
wife, Miranda Crocker, has brought
suit against you to the March term,
1911, of Wake Superior Court, for
divorce from the bonds of matri
mony; and that the summons issued
for you has been returned by the
sheriff with this endorsement there
on: "After exercising due diligence,
the defendant, Joseph Crocker, Is not
to be found in this county." You are,
therefore further notified to appear
at the April term, 1911, of Wake Su
perior Court, which convenes on
the 24th of that month, and "answer,
demur or plead to the complaint
which will be filed in this court dur
ing the first three days of that term,
otherwise, the plaintiff will demand
to be allowed to prove the allegations
of her complaints and have judgment
MILLARD MI AL,
Clerk Wake Superior Court
J. C. L. HARRIS,-.
Attorney for the Plaintiff.
nit: irxTiu ses&iox.
wai a pretty rood Index aa to the di
vision between prcreBhre and the
conservative. Sine that time, how
ever, the ronervativea have begun to
vision is being already made between ;
the rjniocratlr Inti.r rtf th cf9t.
iIt M that an organlzallon ofi
. Democratic leaders known as pro-.
; gresgive I).mocrats is made allj
;over the state tongbt Simmons. Ov-
'erman, and Kltcbin, and every others
man who has beon known as a con.i
: servative or who has not lined upt
i wIth tne Dr08TeAslvtl f
noon. The message deals only with
the reciprocity agreement with Can
ada and the President urges the im-
mediate passage of such a measure.
The message was the shortest ever
sent by any President to an opening
session of Congress
McCall, Republican of Massachusetts,
has introduced the McCall Canadian
reciprocity bill which has angered the
Democrats because he got ahead of
them. The Democrats declare they
will. Introduce a new bill.
l he Senate held a shoit session to
day, lasting on twenty-five minutes.
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