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THE CITIZEN STAFF
April 12th. Mrs. John .Henderson
gave a rag bee Monday evening to a few
Mrs. A. B. Ganimell brought Helen
Starnes over from Carbondale, on Mon
day, and she is visiting her grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Starnes.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles W. Sutton are
the proud parents of a fine boy, born
Tuesday, April Oth. All doing nicely,
and Mrs. A. li. Gnminell is in attend
ance. Grace Miller returned from Carbon
dale on Wednesday last, after a lengthy
visit with relatives.
The windmill on topof the Kant, store
building was badly damaged by the wind
storm of Wednesday night.
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Starnes and baby
Claire, of Carbondale, nre spending a
few days hero visiting relatives.
Isabelle and Harriet Lawrence, of
Scranton, are visiting their grandparents,
Mr. and Mrs. David Manning.
Miss Cody returned from Honesdale
on Friday last, and on Saturday left for
Boyd Mills, to care for a pneumonia
Lillian and Violet Smith, the little
daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Harry Smith,
are having a siege of the measles.
A daughter was born to Mr. and Mrs.
Wayne Hazen, on Saturday, pril 10th.
Mortimer Lavo is spending the week
with his daughter, Mrs. Amos Rutledge,
Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Hauser, of Hones
dale, spent Easter with the former's par
ents, Mr. and Mrs. William Hauser.
Easter was observed in both churches
Special anthems were sung by the choirs
and the floral decorations were much
admired. Appropriate sermons were
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Eitze and child
ren, of Aldenville, passed Easter with
Mrs. Eitze's mother, Mrs. Anna Hauser,
ArniL 12th. The wind storm of Wed
nesday last did much damage in this
vicinity by uprooting trees and blowing
over out-buildings and fences. It was
the most destructive storm that we have
experienced for years.
Earl Ham and Neal Marshall attended
a stone frolic at Laurella on Thursday
Several of the Bethel ladies attended
the Ladies' Aid atMrs. William Oliver's
at Genungtown, on Wednesday.
Mrs. A. M. Henshaw, who has been
spending several days with friends in
the Valley, returned home on the .'id
Victor Smith is moving his barn, Mr.
Mitchell, of Honesdale, doing the work.
When completed it will be another up-to-date
structure for theaccommodation
of his stock.
Joseph Swartz is still doing carpenter
work for Levi Ostrandnr, of Atco.
John Case lias moved into Clarence
Smith's house. His mother is staying
Clarence Smith and family have mov
ed to White Mills, where Mr. Smith holds
a lucrative position in the employ of
Richard Hani is preparing to erect a
large and modern cow stable.
Several from the Lake and this place,
attended the sale at Pine Ridge, recently-
John Neal, Jr., of Beach Lake, was a
business caller at E. C. Ham's on Fri
Matthias and Jacob Schmitt, of Swamp
Brook, were recent visitors at the Al
toona farm. They are talking favorably
of getting a R. F. D. mail route. in their
Mr. and Mrs. F. Hunkle, of White
Mills, spent Sunday the 4th inst., at thfi
home of Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Austin.
Earl Ham sawed 27 cords of stove
wood for W. D. Buckingham, of Chest
nut Grove farm in five hours j an aver
age of hYi cords per hour. Had he
known that Mr. Buckingham was going
to split and pile the wood, he would
have sawed it much quicker. The power
used was a gasoline engine.
Jacob Hiller, of East Beach Lake,
owns the best pair of two-year-old colts
in this vicinity.
John Wizard and Chas. Spry made a
trip to Deposit recently. Thoy returned
with a fine horse to be uued on the milk
wagon between Beach Lake and Hones
dale. W.H.Dunn and sister, Eliza, spent
Sunday with Hawley relatives.
Chas. Budd and wife, of Beach Lake,
visited the letter's brother, Earl Ham,
on Sunday last.
AritiL 12th. Mrs. Oscar Clarke and
son, William, of Deposit, N. Y., are
visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. E.
Haley, at Steene.
Tho sap season now being over, tho
farmers are turning their attention to
their fences and road making. Super
visor Haley commenced Monday morn-
-About the Cuunty.
ing with a gang of men, intending to
rush through the most needed repairs
before planting time.
Mrs. William Cole visited friends at
Carbondale, Saturday and Sunday.
Josephine Perry spent Saturday night
and Sunday with friends at Carbondale.
Miss Violet Spry, of Waymart, visited
friends at Steene, Sunday.
Mrs. Charles Dennie had the misfor
tune while feeding the calves one morn
ing last week, to sprain her right ankle.
She does not know just how it happened,
it having been done so quickly. We are
sorry, ao it is a very busy time for the
fanners' wives at present, looking after
the calves, pigs and poultry.
Warren Kegler has accepted a posi
tion in Carbondale.
Everyone is glad to welcome their
pastor, Mr. Davis, back again. It is
hoped that his labors in this section will
be rewarded during the next year.
Early spring pigs are scarce m this
section ; bringing at the rato of four
Anui, 12th. Mrs. H. Knapp is again
confined to her home with a severe cold.
The schools here are closed and the
children have the extreme pleasure of
running the streets from morning till
night. We think the seven months school
year all too short, when a school year
of 10 months could be had by abolish
ing the free book system, and putting
the monev into salaries to teachers for
the extra three months.
We understand that Wm. Elmer and
family will remove shortly to Mason
ville, N. Y., where he has secured a
position witli his wife's brother.
Joshua Pine has alreadya crop of five
or six hundred little chicks. The Brook
side Poultry farm, of which he is pro
prietor is an interesting place to visit, if
one is interested in the poultry business.
It is announced that the Junior Lea
gue will meet hereafter on Friday at 2
i'. M., instead of Saturday at 3 P. M,
Senator Nelson, our venerable neigh
bor, who is getting along in the eighties
is in the best of health, considering his
years. His physical condition this win
ter has been good, while those of stouter
frame have suffered considerably. He
has our best wishes for continued good
Some rafting has been done here
abouts this spring. The Williams Bros
have taken down two rafts. Deacon
Mitchell will not raft his logs until bet
ter prices are to be had, so we under
stand. Some of Equinunk's young men went
to Lordville one day last week and
created quite a sensation by their dis
graceful conduct, superinduced by some
of Lordville's select brands of , well
you know. It is truly an unfortunate
condition, when the young men of a
community almost without exception
are addicted to that sort of thing.
The results of grading our schools
here for the past term have been very
satisfactory. Dr. Vrisbie and the other
directors associated with him in bring
ing it to pass, deserve great credit. This
is something, however, that should have
been attended to many years ago.
April 12th. ligbert Keene has re
turned from his six years stay in Los
Angeles, (Jal., to join las wife and grand
son, who came back last fall. We are
glad that they expect to make their
future home at this place.
Easter-tide was very appropriately
celebrated in the churches by song and
recitation ; and though the weather was
very cold, a few Easter bonnets were
Rev. Rosenberger conducted a very
helpful series of meetings during Passion
Mr. and Mrs. George Oegood are the
happy parents of a new baby boy.
Samuel Colwell and family are spend
ing a few weeks with relatives in Pitts
April 7. The grangers meet to
night and are now enjoying them
selves at. another good supper.
Orvllle Cross returned from Dr,
Burns's Scranton Hospital to-day
On the 5th a young son came to
the home of Mr. and Mrs. Redeford
A little hoy of B. F. Leo has been
very ill, but wo now think he Is
Mrs. Walter Musgravo improves
but very slowly. Thomas Musgrove
Is also on the sick list.
David and Royal Cross are home
from Cornel! on a vacation.
Floyd, Stella and Myrtle Cross
are up from Wyoming Seminary on
a week's vacation.
On tho 3rd J. W. Rohrbacker
D. D Installed ofucors In No. 9G9
I. O. O. F. Lodge.
This year tho supervisors have
levied a cash road tax of 1V& mill
and appointed S. N. Cross treasurer,
The working road tax Is Ave mills
and the sooner It is worked the
Mrs. Ed. McjMllten and her father
and mother left, for Plymouth,
Conn., to-day. Rev. W. E. Web
ster Is also moving into tbe par
sonage, and Is expected to preach
In our Items that appeared in
the Citizen of the 2nd we said:
"During the last year Rev, McMll-
lcn was able to preach but six
months, but the salary was paid
for about two-thirds of the year."
Now we are informed that this state
ment is very misleading for at
other places on the charge a full
year's salary has been paid for six
months' services. We were speak
ing only of Sterling and supposed
it would be so understood. How
ever, even Sterling has now paid
about five-sixths of the amount pro
portioned for the year.
USWICK AND LAKKVILLK.
April 12. Miss Miller finished
her term of school at Bone Ridge
on Thursday of last week, and has
returned to her home.
Miss Beahen left Lakevllle on
Wednesday afternoon for her Eas
ter vacation. She returned Sunday
evening and expects to reopen her
Chas. W. Pennell, William See-
ger, Aaron Goule anu (Jims, utt
ave been hauling lime from Hoad-
ley's to their farms at Uswlck and
Lakevllle the past week. They
emptied the car on Frldny after
Pennell met with an acci-
Thursday while hauling. A
wagon ran over his toes,
A telephone message was re
ceived last week at Lakevllle an
nouncing that Rev. W. E. Blandy
was not coming to Lakevllle as our
pastor. Our charge is not yet sup
plied with a minister.
J. W. Rohrbacker, D. D. G. M.
of Sterling, visited the Lakevllle
Lodge, No. 1161, I. O. O. F. on
Tuesday evening, April 6th, for the
purpose of installing their officers.
Mrs. Eliza Carr Is very ill of
stomach trouble at the home of
her son, R. W. Murphy, of Hawley.
Jit. .Murphy came to Lakevllle on
Tuesday of last week and his moth-
accompanied him home.
A party from Scranton moved in
to tho Richards house, formerly
known as the Marshall Purdy place
on Saturday, and on Sunday after
noon they moved back to Scranton
There was great excitement at
the home of William Seeger. at
Lakeville. on Sunday morning. Mr,
Seeger kindled the fire In the
kitchen stovo and as it was a cold
morning he returned to bed until
tho fire had warmed the room a hit
In a short time their little pup was
heard making a racket which was
kept up so persistently that Mr,
Seeger went out to see what the
dog was doing. He was both sur
prised and alarmed to find the pup
with a stick, one end of which was
blazing. He then commenced
searching for the cause and found
that the brand had dropped from
the roof of the kitchen which was
burning near the chimney. The
iire was soon extinguished, but it
made quite a hole In the roof. The
little pup, by his performance.
probably saved their house from de
Mr. and Mrs. Guest, daughter and
little son, of Tafton, Pa., called on
Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Olmstead at
Uswlck on Sunday afternoon. Mr,
Guest has made application for the
appointment of fourth-class Post
master at Tafton, Pa., Mrs. Down
Geo. A. Goble Is now confined to
his home with the grippe.
Charles Daniels is recovering from
WHEAT GOING HIGHER.
Chicago Speculator Looks For a Still
Chicago, April 13. James E. Patten
at the board of trade said that in the
present big bull campaign in wheat he
is but a drop In the bucket." Ho de
clared that wheat will go higher.
While he was making his statement
May wheat went from $1.25, closing
price on Saturday, to $1.20. July ran
up from $1.15 to $1.10, September
jumped from $1.07 to $1.00 and De
cember from $1.00 to $1.00.
"I look for an advance In the de
ferred months of December and Sep
tember," ndded Mr. Patten. "I have
not bought n pound of either, but still
they go up. It only shows that the peo
ple believe in wheat. We will have no
low prices In wheat this year."
HASKELL CASE DR0FFED.
Proceedings Agalnit Oklahoma Govern
or and Others Abandoned.
Muskogee, Okla., April 13. It was
announced at the United States dis
trlct attorney's office that Sylvester
Rush, special attorney, and District
Attorney Grigg at Tulsa hud decided
to abandon the prosecution of Govern
or Charles N. Haskell and tbe six oth
er Oklahomans recently involved in
the Muskogee town lot cases.
This course, it was stated, had been
dictated from Washington. Following
tho quashing of tho Indictments
against Haskell et al. at Tulsa Mr,
Rush referred tho matter of further
action to the attorney general.
Train Blown From Track,
Hlgglnsville, Mo April 13. Wind
blew a Chicago and Alton passenger
train from tho track near Mayvlew.
Tho coaches rolled down an embank
ment. Th passengers were shaken up.
NEW SHORT STORIES
Speaker 8hlfted HI Quid.
Dr. Hlldreth In his "Memoirs of the
Early Settlers of Ohio" devotes a chap
ter to Abraham Whipple of Rhode Is
land. He was born in 1733 and was
one of the first to take a hand In the
Revolutionary war. In 1780 he was
elected n representative to the legisla
ture from the town of Cranston.
The ndvocatcs of the paper money
system were then In power and had
chosen Othnicl Gorton, a clumsy old
man, for speaker.
Gorton was in the habit of keeping
a large quid of tobacco in one side of
his mouth, which pressed out one of
his cheeks. Most of the debates were
on the opposite side of the hall from
GORTON SAID, "I HEAR XOU."
that on which Commodore Whipple
sat, and the speaker's face was com
monly turned that way.
Once In the course of the debate
Whipple had cogitated a speech, which
he waited for an opportunity to de
liver. At last, out of patience, he rose
and called, "Mr. Speaker!" The speak
er, whose face was turned the other
way, did not hear him. He raised his
voice to its utmost, "Mr. Speaker!"
Gorton started and, turning to the
commodore, said, "I hear you." There
upon Whipple begrtu:
I wish, Mr. Speaker, you wouia
shift your quid of tobacco from your
starboard to your larboard jaw that It
might give your head a cant this way
so that you could sometimes hear
something from this side of the house."
Then he went on with his speech.
Strong on Caution.
Lieutenant Frank Lahni, the noted
aeronaut, was discussing the paper on
military aeronautics that ho had just
read uetore tne jennsyivania ..muiuuui
Guard association at Harrlsburg.
This science," said Lieutenant
Lahm, "Is only just beginning to re
ceive from the army tho attention It
deserves. All wars ere long will bo
fought In the nlr, but the mass of our
figtoters still remain in the matter of
aeronautics as ignorant as well, as
the'young grocer from the country.
'A young country chap once got a
job in a city grocery. He was very
cautious in his new berth. They had
told hlra nt homo that the city peopln
would try to .Josh him because he was
green. He kept a sharp lookout accord
ingly for joshers.
"A sober old maid entered the gro
cery one morning.
" 'I want some bird seed, please,' she
"Tho new clerk sneered and an
"'No, you don't, lady. Ye can't josh
me. Birds grows irom eggs, not
seeds!' "Washington Star.
Royal, but Couldn't Ride.
When the Grand Duke Alexis of
Russia visited this country with his
Imposing suit one of the places to
which the Russians went was out
west for a buffalo hunt. The hunt
was held in South Dakota, and Colonel
Hatch of the array was assigned to
take the party in charge and do tho
Russians, except the Cossacks, are
none too good when it comes to -horse
manship, and this information was
conveyed to Colonel Hatch, with the
request that some mild and gentle
steeds be procured for tho visitors for
tho hunt. Hatch did tbe best he could
with the army mounts, and the caval
cade started from Port Robinson.
The leaders rode slowly. It was a
long and imposing procession. Just
as Hatch was congratulating himself
that everything was going nicely his
orderly rode up from the rear, saluted
and said, "Beg pardon, colonel, but
one of them kings has fell off." Sat
urday Evening Post.
Clergyman Squelches a Pantheist.
In the town whero tho Rev. Dr.
Emmons was pastor lived n physician
tinctured with the grossest form of
pantheism, who declared that if ho
ever met Dr. Emmons ho would easily
floor him in argument. One day they
met at tho home of a patient. The phy
sician abruptly asked Dr. Emmons:
"How old nre you, sir?"
Tho doctor, astonished at bis rude
ness, quietly replied: "Sixty-two. May
I ask, sir, how long you have lived?"
"Since tho creation," was the panthe
"Ah, I suppose, then, you were In tho
garden of Eden with Adam and Eve?"
was there, sir." .
"Well," said tho -wily divine, "we all
know there was a third person pres
ent." NashTlllo Banner.
IN HONOR OF ' JEFFERSON.
Democratic Leaders' Anniversary Ban
quet at New York,
New York, April 13. Most of the
Democratic leaders of New York city
and state, with distinguished guests
of the same political faith from other
sections of the country, will assemble
tonight to do honor to the memory of
Thomas Jefferson. Today Is the one
hundred and sixty-sixth anniversary of
the birth of the author of the Deela-
sary Is celebrated each year by tho
Democratic club of this city witn a
banquet at which addresses expound
ing Democratic doctrine are delivered.
Tonight's speakers in the Hotel
Savoy will be Governor Harmon, who
will talk on "The Rights of States;"
Governor Marshall of Indiana, whose
topic will be "Remove Not the Ancient
Landmarks," and State Senator Thom
as i. urauy on "Thomas Jefferson.'
It was announced some time ago that
Champ Clark, leader of the Democrats
In the house of representatives, would
speak on "The Issues of the Day," but
Mr. Clark later declared that ho would
be unable to attend the banquet.
Richard Croker, former leader of
Tammany Hall, who Is to sail soon
for Ireland,., will net os chairman of
the reception committee. More than
450 diners will sit down nt the ban
TAFT'S SUMMER HOME CHOSEN.
Will Occupy a House at Beverly
Cove, on Salem Bay.
Boston, April 13. During the sum
mer President Taft will occupy a
house on Woodbury Point, Beverly, a
popular yuchtlng resort.
The Evans house Is situated on Bev
erly cove and Is one of the most at
tractive places on Salem bay. It is on
a point jutting out toward Salem
Willows and Is within a short distance
of the business part of the city of
Beverly. It Is surrounded on three
sides by water and is approached only
by a long avenue, so that seclusion Is
practically assured. Several prominent
Bostonlans have summer estates In the
Salem harbor will afford a good an
chorage for government vessels bring
Ing visitors to tho Taft summer home,
while the golf links of the Essex Coun
ty club at Manchester and those. of the
Mvonia Hunt club at Hamilton are
within easy motoring distance.
The work of placing the Evans cot
tage in readiness for the new tenants
began today, and some of the members
of the Taft family will be in Beverly
early in June.
VINANCIAL AND COMMERCIAL
Closing Stock Quotations.
Money on call was 2 per cent; tine
money and mercantile paper unchantri'ii
In rates. Closing prices of stocks were
Norf. & West... MM.
n. & o ii3
Brooklyn R. T... 77
Ches. &Ohlo.... 77'A
C. .C..C.& St.L.. 74H
D. & II 1S1
Gen. Electric... 159:Ji
111. Central 140
Louis. & Nash... 13SH
Missouri Pac... 74V4
N. Y. Central.... 131
Penn. It. R 135'
Hock Island 2f?i
St. Paul ir.i
Southern Pac. .LI
Southern Ry.... 2fi
South. Ry. pf... Cui
Texas Pacific... 31
Union Pacific... li
U. S. Steel 52V5
U. S. Steel p...114
West. Union.... 3j
WHEAT One cent higher; contract
grade. April, Jl.33al.34.
CORN Firm: April, 72l4a73e.
OATS Steady ; No. 2. white, natural,
BUTTER Slightly firmer; receipts, 4,879
packages: creamery, specials, 2Sa2Sl4c (of
flclal 2Sc: extras. 27a27lic: thirds to
firsts. 21a26c: held, common to special,
20a27c; state dairy, common to choice, 19a
25c; process, common to special, iaic.
western, factory, 17al9c; imitation cream
CHEESE Firm; receipts, 1,559 boxes;
state, full cream, special, 16al7c; small,
fancy, 16?ic; large, fancy, 15c; good to
fine, 15Hc; winter made, best, 14V4c; com
mon to prime, 12al4lic; skims, full to spe
EGGS Firm; receipts, 17,810 cases;
state, Pennsylvania and nearby, fancy,
selected, white, 23a234c; fair to choice,
21a22c; brown and mixed, fancy, 22Vc;
fair to choice. 21a22c; western, firsts, 21a
nuc. seconds. 2flAc.
POTATOES Firm; domestic, old. In
bulk, tier 180 lbs.. J2.62a3: per bbl. or bag.
J2.50a2.80; European, per ICS lb. bag. J2.40a
2.50: Bermuda, per bbl., J4.75a0; Florida,
per bbl., J3a5.50; sweet, per basket, J1.50a2.
L.IVE FUULUII Viuiei; nurmai; ciucjt-
ens. broilers, per id., zoawc; iowis, loa
17c: old roosters, Ual2c; oucks, I5c,
DRESSED FOUJjTttX Bieaay; iuwis,
barrels, per lb., 14V4al5VSc; old roosters.
I2ie.! souabs. white, per doz., $1.2a4.2a;
Irozen cnicKens, orouerB, mmt ieu, mutj,
24a25c; corn fed, fancy, 21a23c; roasting
chickens, milk fed, 22a21c; corn fed, 17a
20c; fowls, No. 1, 15al5c.; old roosters,
12Mc; ducks, No. 1, 17al8c; geese, No. 1,
HAY AND STRAW steady; timotny.
per hundred, G0a82c; shipping, 65a57Hc;
clover, mixed, 65a75c; clover, 50aC0c; rye
straw. Il.luai.Kft; smaii uuiea, yv. jcbo
on low grades.
CALVES Live veal calves, prime, J8a
8.25; common to good, $5a7.75; fed, J3.50a4,
barnyara. ?3a?; country aresseu veui
prime, 10V4allc.j common to good, 7al0c,
THREAT TO KILL HIS BOY,
Letter to Councilman Demands
ment of $500.
Cleveland, O., April 13. Charles L.
Selzcr, a councilman of this city, re
ceived a letter containing a threat to
ki)l his son, Frank Seizor, nineteen
years old, if Selzer did not pay $500 to
Tho letter demanded that tbe money
be left beneath a railroad bridge in
Brooksldo park. Selzcr turned tho let
ter over to tho police, and tbe boy is
being closely guarded.
"I spent two days in that country."
"Didn't learn much about their man
ners and customs, then?"
"Yes, I did. Their' manners are very
bad. and their customs aro very high
I learned that much when thoy opened
my, baggage, right on tho docks." Kan
sas City Journal.
Bill on Senate Calendar
Has Many Reductions.
TH Rf nftMQ IftfQfft THl R.ftAY
Women's Gloves and Hosiery Fat
Back to Old Rate Duty Is
Also Restored on
Washington, April 13. The amended
tariff bill is now on the senate calen
dar, and by an agreement reached ou
the floor consideration of the measure
will begin on Thursday. 4
The finance committee by a strictly
party vote decided to report the meas
ure to the somite immediately. Soon
after the sennte met Senator Aldrlch
presented the amended bill. Senator
Daniel on behalf of the minority pro
tested that the Democrats had not
been given an opportunity to examine
the measure, and Mr. Aldrlch replied
that they could make their examina
tion by Thursday. He stated also that
as the majority Is responsible for the
bill Its course in hastening the report
As reported the bill does not contain
all of the changes in rates which the
finance committee proposes to make.
Although several important amend
ments, such as the restoration of the
Dlngley rates on women's ploves and
hosiery, the placing of works of nrt on
the free list and the assessment of a
duty ou iron ore, have been made, the
revenue producing possibilities of the
bill are little changed.
The increases are provided mainly In
the schedule covering luxuries, the en
tire liquor schedule being materially
advanced. The increase on wines and
spirits is expected to bring in about
$3,000,000 additional revenue.
Senator Aldrlch stated that the com
mittee realizes that the increases thus
far recommended will not be sufficient
to counterbalance tho loss in revenues
that will result from the reductions
and the lengthening of the freo list.
This shortage will necessitate further
inerenses on certain luxuries, and the
committee intends to report some
changes at an early date which it will
ask the senate to adopt.
In discussing the revenue features of
the bill Senator Aldrlch insisted that
as It will be amended by the senate
the Payne bill will provide sufficient
funds to meet the expenses of the gov
ernment without resorting to any but
In this connection those articles
which the federal government pur
chases in large quantities in foreign
markets nre to bo provided with lower
rates of duty. This Is in accordance
with the plan recently launched In the
senate through the appointment of the
new committee on public expenditures
to reduce the running expenses of the
Xo maximum and minimum provi
sions or administrative features which
Include additional forms of taxation
were reported in the bill. These sec
tions of the measure are to receive the
joint consideration of the Republican
mid Democratic members of tho finance
committee and mny not be reported for
three wevks or more. Besides the duti
able and freo lists the only additional
provision of the Payne bill reported
was tho Philippine free trade provi
Willie not changing the purport of
the Philippine section, the committee's
report included a new draft of this
provision by which its successful op
eration will be assured. It had been
suggested that the provision for the
free' entry of 300,000 tons of sugar and
300,000 pounds of tobacco would per
mit the importation under these lim
itations of products from neighboring
islunds through their importation into
the Philippines. This danger has been
eliminated by making these products
dutiable when imported into tho Phil
A summary of the senate's substi
tute bill follows: .
The actual number of reductions are
three times the number of increases
from the Payne bill.
The Dlngley rates on gloves nnd
hoeJcry nre restored. The Payno bill
bad raised them.
There are more reductions on neces
saries than In the Payno bill.
A duty of 25 cents per ton is placed
on iron ore, a reduction of 15 cents a
ton from the Dlngley rate. Tho Payno
bill had placed It on tho free list. Near
ly all the reductions in this schedule
have been retained In tho senate bill.
The duty on steel rails is subject to
future consideration. For tho present
it remains as fixed by the house.'
The rates on spirits are increased..,
It is expected that thero will be $3,
000,000 additional duty from tho in
creased rates on champagne.
Tho provision making works of art
twenty years old freo is Indorsed, and
the senato committee has added to
these works of nrt generally, includ
ing artistic antiquities more than 100
Tho duty on lumber as fixed by tho
bouse is retained.
Wood pulp, hides and coal are left
open for future action.
Thero is no mention in tho senate
bill of tho graduated Inheritance tax.
There is no mention of tho maximum
and minimum provisions.
A separata bill providing tho admin
istration features will bo submitted-later.