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HONBSDAliB, WAYNE CO., PA., FRIDAY, MARCH 18, 1910.
f lAPAN'S PRSPOSUL
.Offers America Joint Con
trol of Far East Affairs.
MAINTENANCE OF OPEN DOOR
Commercial Equality, With the 1
United States Giving Moral
Support to Japan In Man
churia, Is Suggested.
Washington, March 17. Japan has
sent to Its embassy here proposals to
be submitted to the state department
looking to an understanding between
Japan and the Uulti'd States so that
the two countries uiay together domi
nate the fur east and maintain the
"open door" as well as guarantee com
mercial equality to nil nations.
The proposals will be so presented
that their conditional consideration or
even rejection will not affect present
diplomatic relations. The proposals
which will, be submitted to the state
department are as follows:
First. That a formal understanding
by note or .treaty looking to the con
solidation and maintenance of the gen
eral peace In Asia, especially along
the Pacific shores, is advisable; the
preservation of common and mutual
Interests In China by maintaining Chi
nese integrity and commercial equali
ty in conjunction with the provisions
of the Anglo-Japanese alliance: the
continued maintenance of the fisheries
rights of both countries in the regions
of the Bering straits, Philippines and
Second. That whenever, In the opin
ion of either government, any of the
rights or Interests of either party- arc,
in Jeopardy one of the parties will
communicate with the other, and they
shall consider in common the measures
to be Liken to safeguard all menaced
interests and rights.
Third. That safeguards be taken for
the Interests of both nations and of all
those nations that were signatories to
the Hay note. In case of unprovoked
attack or aggressive policy this agree
ment Is to be effective no matter what
government shall develop belligerency.
It is further proposed that Japan shall
agree to be morally bound to make
peace in mutual agreement providing
the United States recognizes the right
of Japan to take such measures of
guidance, control and protection of
Clijncse Manchuria and the Pacific
basin as she may deem proper and
necessary. This is with the under
standing that Japanese procedure will
be in consonance with the principles
of equal opportunities for the com
merce and Industry of all nations.
The Japanese view of the proposals
Is that the principles Involved are the
guarantee for time permanent of tho
theory and practice of the "open door."
as originally set forth by the Ameri
can government; that Japan recognizes
the difficulties attending the settle
ment of a question in which six pow
ers are directly interested iu less than
ten years, that Japan does not consider
the foreign suspicion that she wishes
permanent retention of the Japanese
Munchurlal railway ond that Japan is
ever ready to agree to maintain and
enforce commercial equality In China.
STRIKERS EXPECT TO WIN.
Only Question In Philadelphia Is as to
Discharging Nonunion Men.
Philadelphia, March 17. - United
States Senator Boise Penrose arrived
here today, and the betting Is 2 to 1
that announcement will be made o
the settlement of the car strike with
in twenty-four hours.
The Rapid Transit company and the
striking carmen are still conferring.
The real stumbling block in confer"
euces between representatives of the
company and of the strikers is the
question ns to whether all of the men
shall be taken back.
Clarence Wolf, vice president of the
company, talked the matter over with
Clarence O. Pratt, leader of tho car
strikers. Pratt made n definite propo
sition, lie said that the transit com
pany would not bo asked to recognize
unionism provided It agreed to take
back In employment all of the men
who went out. Tho only specification
the Amalgamated union Insisted on
was that hereafter the transit com
pany deal with the union through n
If, as Is now believed, peaco will be
patched up on theso terms the com
pany will have to discharge all of the
strike breakers hired since Feb. 10,
perhaps 2,000 men.
Mrs. Taft on Visit to New York.
Now York, March 17.-Mrs. WJUIarn
II. Taft arrived here today from Wash
ington and will spend several days
here. She is accompanied by her sis
ter, Mrs. Louis T. More of Cincinnati.
They ure guests of Henry W, Taft, the
ROOSEVELT AGAIN FETED.
Dance of Welcome and Great Ovation
For Him at Omdurman.
Khartum, March 17. Accompanied
by Mrs. Itoosevclt, Kermlt nnd a num
ber of officials nnd with Slatln Pasha
as host and guide, Colonel Itoosevclt
embarked on a steamer nnd went on
a visit to Omdurman, the former
The fame of the great hunting king
hart preceded Colonel Roosevelt, and
preparations had been made to give
him a royal welcome. A number of
local shlekhs seized drums nnd beat
them with vigorous monotony, while
the women began the dance of wel
come. Passing through the market amid
delirious enthusiasm on the part of the
welcomers, the Itoosevelts entered a
small cart that had been prepared to
carry them to see the sights of the
city. They started on their tour pre
ceded by an escort of scarlet backed
police on camels and followed by n
large company mounted on horses and
donkeys. A deafening noise greeted
On arriving at the parade ground the
party found the Twelfth regiment of
Sudanese Infantry drawn up for Colo
nel Roosevelt's Inspection. The Su
dan negroes made an imposing show
in their khaki uniforms and tarbushes
with yellow cockades.
Colonel Roosevelt complimented Sla
tln Pasha and the other officers on
the martial bearing of the troops.
The party theii went to the bazaars,
where Mrs. Itoosevelt and Ethel made
purchases of the many native wares.
A short visit was made to the gov
ernment school, where Colonel Itoose
velt addressed the pupils briefly. He
also addressed a deputation of tho
WICKERSHAM MAKES PLEA.
Attorney General Argues For Dissolu
tion of Standard Oil Trust.
Washington, Mnrch 17. After listen
ing for three days to the arguments
of counsel the supreme court took un
der advisement tho appeal of the
Standard Oil company from the decree
of the lederal court at Rt. Louis or
dering tho dissolution of that corpora
tion because of its violation of the
Sherman antitrust law.
That this Is the most Important case
ever before the court' was the opinion
expressed In the closing address of
Attorney General Wlckorsham, who
spoke for three hours and demanded
the dissolution of tho trust.
Because of Its Importance the court
enlarged the time for arguments from
the four hours usually allotted to elev
en and a quarter hours, the time be
ing equally divided between the at
torneys for tho Standnrd nnd the gov
ernment. David T. Watson of Pitts
burg, for the Standard company, de
voted himself largely to the legal sjde
of the case, contending that ;f he' com
pany was not a violator of- the anti
trust law nnd that It was never In
tended to prevent the. combinations of
capital, which were necessary under
modern business conditions.
VAN NORDEN DOESN'T APPEAR
Women In $28,000 Robbery Case Are
Let Go on Their Honor.
New York, Mnrch 17. Banker War
ner M. Van Norden was not In court
when his case against Mny Williams
and Bessie Roberts was called In gen
eral sessions, and Judge Rosalsky dis
charged the two women on their own
recognizance. They have been In the
Tombs since late In Jnnuary charged
with robblug Van Norden of ?28,000
In thousand dollar bills outside of the
Counsel for Van Norden said that
tho banker, seriously ill In Carlsbad,
requires nt least six months' treat
ment, Counsel for the women offered an
affidavit by Bessie Roberts, which said
in paft, "I am convinced that the sole
reason that the complainant Is not in
court Is because ho dare not face tho
trial of this indictment ngnlust me be
cause he knows that I nm Innocent of
the charges that ho has made against
TUTOR FOR JACK JOHNSON.
Tommy Ryan, Who Quarreled With
Jeffries, Will Train Negro.
Sun Francisco, Mnrch 17. Tommy
Ryan, who taught Jeffries how to fight
scientifically, bus been engaged to train
Jack Johnson for the big fight next
July. Ryan was formerly middle
weight champion and one of the best
boxers In the ring.
This move by the negro pugilist will
hardly bo relished by Jeffries for the
reason that the latter has been at
swords' points with Ryan for many
years, Ryan went down to Allenhurst,
N. J., when Jeff was training for tho
first fight with Fltzslmmons In 1890
nnd Instructed the Callfornlan In tho
nrt of self defense. Ryun practically
cut Jeff to pieces while giving theso
valuable lessons, but that was tho
only way to teach tho bollermaker
how to llvht. Several years later Ryun
nnd Jeffries hurt u quarrel over money
matters, nnd they have been bitter
onemlex ever since.
CONCERON SI SI! I
Senator Galled to Explain
His Letter to Allds.
MORE TESTIMONY BY EXPERTS
Dispute as to Tampering With
Handwriting on Check Stub
Written by Hiram G. Moe.
Vote Set For March 29.
Albany, N. Y. Mnrch 17. The state
senate will vote on Tuesday, March 29,
on the question, "Have the charges
made by Senator Beun Conger against
Senntor Jotham P. Allds that he de
manded nnd accepted a bribe of ?1,000
from the bridge interests on the clos
ing day of the legislative session on
April 23, 1001, been sustained?"
This was determined when It was
finally agreed that counsel would be
able to sum up nest Tuesday and
Wednesday. There was a disposition
nt first to have the senate vote on the
charges next Wednesday night or
Thursday, but Senator Cobb, the Re
publican leader, declared that no sin
gle senator had been able to sit
throughout the trial nnd hear every
bit of the testimony and that several
senators had requested him to see that
there was an intermission of a few
dnys between the summing up of coun
sel nnd nctlon on the charges by tho
senate itself so they could look over
Conger's attorneys put two hand
writing experts on the stand today,
who disputed the testimony of Dr.
Hamilton, the expert who testified In
behalf of Allds that the Moe check
stub had been tampered with.
Senator Conger was recalled by Mr.
Osborne and questioned regarding his
letter to Allds shortly nfter the legis
lature adjourned in 1001. He explain
ed that his complimentary words to
Allds were merely those of ordinary
Senator Joslali Newcouib declares
that there ought to be wholesale Inves
tigations into everything connected
with the legislature since It wnB es
tablished. Three weeks ago Senator Newcondi
introduced a resolution In which he
himself named a committee of four
senators nnd five assemblymen to
make this general Investigation, and It
was referred to the flnnnce committee.
Frequently since Senntor Newcomb
has had himself Interviewed on the
necessity of this investigation, and
Inst week he let the senate know he
was still on the Job by giving notice
that at some future day he would
move to suspend the rules so that the
senate could take his Investigating res
olution from the finance committee
and pass It at once.
Anticipating the day when he is to
make his motion to pass his Investi
gating resolution in spite of the rules,
Senntor Newcomb said today:
"There are several matters referred
to on the record of the Allds trial not
pertaining to ills guilt or innocence
which the legislature will naturally
wish to pursue further at the proper
FASTEST MILE IN AUTO.
Barney Otdfjeld Makes Spurt at' Rate
of 131 Miles an Hour.
Daytona, Flu., March 17. Fastet
than mortal man ever traveled before.
Barney Oldfleld whirled over a meas
ured mile of the Daytona beach In the
nlmost Incredible time" of 27 33-100
His speed wus equal to 131.72 mile?
on hour, nnd with the terrific rush of
his wheels nil previous world's records
for speed were swept awny.
Oldfleld made his wonderful mark
from n Hying start, but it was not the
only world's record he broke. launch
ing his great car from a standing
start, he again tore down the straight
strip of sand track and covered the
mile this time In 40 53-100 seconds.
The fastest time hitherto recorded
from n standing start wus 41 23-100
The best previous record for a mile
with n Hying start was made by Mar
riott at Daytona four years ago when
he covered the distance in 28 1-5 sec
onds, nt a rate of 127.0 miles an hour.
Electrlo Affair, With Latin Inscription,
In St. Peter's Cupola.
Rome, March 17. An electric eleva-
I tor carrying tcu persons has been in-
stnllcd In the stairway leading to the
cupola In St. Peter's.
I An upprupnuie xuiiu inscription, in
I which the elevator Is termed "electrl-
clan nnabathrum," Is placed nt tho en
t trance. The lift will be solemnly bless
ed nnd Inaugurated by Cardinal Ham
1 polla twit Saturday.
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rr CANNON DUTVOTEDiFOR ffi
Mrs. J. R. Wells Says Parents-in-law
Alienated Husband's Love,
New York, March 17. James Rny
nnr Storrs Wells, son of n millionaire,
declares that he will sue for divorce
because his wife, formerly Irene Bish
op, a chorus girl, has brought suit for
$500,000 against his parents for al
leged alienation of his affections.
In her complaint In 'her suit Irene
Bishop Wells makes these charges:
First. That Mr. and Mrs. Wells, the
parents, deny that their son ever mar
ried Irene Dabney Bishop.
Second. That there is on tile in the
county clerk's ollice a certificate show
ing that James Raynor Storrs Wells
and Irene Dabney Bishop contracted
and agreed to become man and wife
In the presence of two witnesses on
Aug. S, 1000.
Third. That on Aug. 13, 1000, .Tame
Raynor Storrs Wells was locked up In
the brig of the training ship Franklin
at Norfolk, Va.
Young Mr. Wells was honorably dis
charged from the navy two weeks ago
nfter four years' service. In the course
of his service he attained the grade of t
petty ollicer on the cruiser Cleveland.
Mrs. Wells by her own account has
had no relations with her husband j
since lie shipped in the navy except
on one occasion when President Roose- j
velt signed a permit authorizing her i
to Interview him in "the brig" at the!
Norfolk navy yard. This was a day '
or so after they were married.
Much influence was exerted to re
lieve young Wells of severe penalities
he incurred- when ho overstayed his '
leave and got married. The certificate
shows that the mnrrlnge occurred on
Aug. S, 1000. It sets forth that Wells
resided at the St. Itegis hotel aud Miss
Bishop at the Hotel Arlington. Miss
Margaret Rutledge, who wus n Gib
son girl in "The Belle of Mnyfair,"
was one of the witnesses.
BELMONT AND BRIDE UPSET.
Boat In Which They Are Fishing Cap
sizes In Aransas Pass Bay.
San Antonio, Tex., March 17. While
fishing for tarpon in Aransas Pass bay
August Belmont und his bride, who
wus Kleanor Robson, the actress, nar
rowly escaped drowning.
A small boat In which they were
fishing capsized, und the Belmonts
were hurled Into the waters of the
gulf. They were fished out and nei
ther seriously Injured.
The Belmonts are speudlng their
honeymoon cruising on their private
D. AND H. MEN MAY STRIKE.
Practically Every Trainman and Con
ductor Ready to Go Out.
Albany. N. V., Inrch 17,-Practlcal-ly
every conductor and trainman em
ployed by the Delnwnro uud Hudson
compnny is ready to strike If their
grand lodge officers give the order.
Committees representing the Brother
hood of Rnllrond Conductors nnd
Trainmen are holding secret sessions.
Representatives of the Telegraphers'
uulon continued their conferences to
day with C. K. McKlm, superintendent
of transportation. Tho engineers and
firemen uro uwnlting the result of the
negotiations of the other organizations
before they take action.
AGAINST MME. GOULD.
She Must Pay De Castellane's Parents
Paris, March 17. Tho tribunal of
the Seine has given judgment against
the Prluccss de Sagun, formerly the
Couutcss de Custellunc and before her
first marriage Anna Gould.
Tho prluce3.s Is condemned to pay
the Murquls do Castellnne, futher of
Count Bonl, $13,200. This Is what is
duo of a life pension which she agreed
to pay him on Jan. 31, 1898, In ex
change for the forest of IXougnles,
which bo conveyed to her at that time.
Insurgents Join Democrats
In Overruling Speaker.
HIS PERSONAL PLEA IN VAIN.
Demonstration Comes as a Surprise
tc the Republican Leaders
In the House of Rep
resentatives. Washington, Mnrcli 17. Speaker
Cannon was subjected to the humilia
tion of having one of his decisions
from the clialr overruled by a com
bination of Insurgent Republicans,
near Insurgents and Democrats.
The demonstration came as a sur
prise to the Republican lenders. The
measure attacked was a joint resolu
tion reported by Representative Crum
packer, chairman of the committee on
census, providing for the segregation
of the Slavonic nationalities In the
coming census enumeration,
Chairman Crumpacker called up this
resolution, and Representative Fitz
gerald of New York made the point
that under the rules the day wns set
aside for the consideration of bills on
the house nnd union calendars and
no measure could replace this order
of business except by a two-thirds
vote of the house. Mr. Crumpacker 1
replied that the resolution had the
right of way under a privilege con-1
fcrred by the constitution, which t
transcended the rules of the house. '
The speaker upheld Mr. Cnunpack-'
it's contention, whereupon Mr. Fltz-
gerald appealed from the decision of i
In the course of the debate Mr. j
Crumpacker received word that, while 1
he undoubtedly had all the argument ;
on his side, i canvass disclosed that j
he did not have the votes, Then Mr. ,
Crumpacker tried to beat a retreat by
moving, .that the bill be laid aside for"
The leaders rallied their forces, but
the Insurgents and tho Democrats I
were too much for them, and the 1
Crumpacker motion was lost by a vote
of 153 to 121, thirty-eight Republicans
siding with the minority.
The Republicans who Joined with
the Democrats were: Fish nnd Par-1
sons of New York, Beunet of Keu- j
tucky, Davis. Volstead, Lindbergh, 1
Miller, Steenerson and Stevens of Min
nesota. Carey, Cooper, Davidson, Len
root, Morse, Kopp and Nelson of Wis- j
cousin, Woods, Dnwsou, Good, Hnu- j
gen, Kendall and Picket of Iowa, i
Gnrdner of Massachusetts, Gronua of
North Dakota, Martin of South Da-1
kota, Hayes of California, Hlgglns of
Connecticut, Hlnshaw, Klnkald and
Morris of Nebraska, Howland, IIol-1
Hngsworth and Johnson of Ohio, MadI-1
son and Murdock of Kansas, Slemp of
Virginia, Polndexter of Washington
nnd Townsend of Michigan.
The motion of Mr. Fltzgernld (Dem.)
appealing from the decision of the I
speaker was then taken up. Before!
the motion wns put Mr. Cannon made!
an address In which he outlined tho J
Issue and appealed for support. He i
had no pride of opinion in ills ruling,
he said. The pending resolution was'
clearly entitled to the constitutional I
privilege. No rule of the house empow-1
ereil the speaker to overlook that fact.
His ruling was overturned by a vote
of 103 to 111, on this occasion forty-
two Republicans Joining with their'
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That the insurgents will tnko ndvnn
tago of every opportunity to embar
rass Mr. Cannon and his organization
is now evident to the leaders. The in
surgent band has been quiescent late
ly, but only because Its members did
not want to be placed In the attitude
of obstructing the legislation recom
mended by President Taft.
Only two days ago the Insurgents
ran aihuck and knocked out an appro
priation for the mnlnteunnce of Uncle
Joe Cannon's and Vice President Sher
man's government nutomoblics. They
did that to "even up" with Uncle Joe,
and their rally on tho rules was
prompted by the same motive.
BANKER IN PENITENTIARY.
Guilty of Accepting Deposits When He
Knew Bank Was Insolvent.
Syracuse, N. Y March 17. Walter
Stewart of Chlttenango, n private
banker, sixty-five years old, wns sen
tenced to one year In the Onondaga
county penitentiary at Jumesville nft
er pleading guilty to an Indictment
charging him with having accepted
deposits nt his private bank when he
knew the bnuk wns Insolvent.
In passlug sentence Judge Ross said
ho inferred from tho preliminary ex
amination of Jurors that Madlsou coun
ty people bad lost before In so called
banks and that this case must bo an
St. Patrick's Day Celebrat
ed by Big Parades.
PRESIDENT TAFT IN CHICAGO.
He Stands on Green Sod From Ire
land While Laying a Corner
stone 10,000 Men March
In New York.
Chicago, March 17. St. ratricfc'a
day was celebrated here on a grander
scale than ever before owing to the
presence of President Taft, who ar
rived here to be the guest of the Irish
Fellowship club. It needed only the
presence of the nation's chief execu
tive to stnrt a series of brilliant and
The booming of twenty-one guns
fired on the lake front ns the presiden
tial salute signaled the formal en
trance Into Chlcngo of the president
The Hotel I.a Salle, the Hamilton
club,- the clubrooms of the TraUIc club
and the Auditorium, nt which the va
rious events of the programme ot
President Tnft's visit took place, were
iu gala array nnd decorated with pa
The president stood on a strip of
green sod especially brought from Ire
land when he laid a cornerstone pre
liminary to the big parade of Irish
Americans. New York, March 17. Forty thou
sand Irlsh-Americag marched In Fifth
nvenue today In celeoration of St. Pat
High mass was celebrated by Arch
bishop Farley In the morning at St.
Patrick's cathedral for the members
of the Sixty-ninth regiment and their
Then the regiment assembled In tho
side streets near Fifth nvenue nnd
Forty-secdnd street, and with cojors
flying aud to band music the soldiers
inarched at the head of the long col
umn, In command of Lieutenant Colo
nel I.. I). Conloy.
Following the Sixty-ninth In line
were the Irish volunteers, various mil
itary organizations of the Hibernians
and representative organizations from
outside of New York. James Doris,
grand marshal, was u conspicuous fig
ure In the first division.
By the time the leaders reached the
official reviewing stand surrounding
St. Patrick's cathedral the rest of the
line was well organized. Leaving
Fifth nvenue at Fiftieth street, the
line marched to Mndlson nvenue, north
to Fifty-first street nnd thence to Fifth
avenue and north again.
Archbishop Farley and n number of
distinguished churchmen reviewed the
parade from the official stand. Mayor
Gaynor also viewed the parade.
The line of march northwnrd to One
Hundred nnd Twentieth street was
unbroken. At One Hundred and Twen
tieth street the column turned to Sec
ond nvenue und proceeded to the Har
lem River casino, where games and
festivities took place.
The Society of the Friendly Sous of
St. Patrick will celebrate Its one hun
dred and twenty-sixth anniversary to
night nt Delnioulco's. At the Slxty
nlnth regiment armory, Lexington ave
uue nnd Twenty-fifth street, u ball
aud reception will be held.
EXPRESS TRAINS COLLIDE.
One Man Killed and Three Injured.
Pullman Thrown From Track.
Rochester, N. Y., March 17. A dou
ble wreck in which two express trains
were involved occurred on the elevat
ed trucks of the New York Central
near the station in this city. W. M.
Caldwell, tralnmun, of Buffalo wna
killed and throe passengers were in
jured. The trains hi the collision were the
Buffalonlan over the West Shore und
the Buffalo aud Toronto special over
tho New York Central.
The Central train had run Into a
light locomotive. A coupling broke
and was being adjusted by CaldwcR
when the Buffalonlan rounded the
curve nt North street nnd crashed Int
the stalled express.
Tho Pullman sleeper Clpango was
thrown from the truck nnd cnught fire.
KILLING FEWER HOGS.
Unprecedented High Prices Causa
Packers to Close Slaughter Pens.
Chlcngo, March 17.-IIog killing at
the Union stockynrds Is at the lowest
notch In over a quarter of a century,
and prices rule tho highest at around
$11 n hundred, with the prospect of a
still further rise.
Owing to this unprecedented scarci
ty of hogs several puckers have shut
down their slaughtering pens rather
thnu pay the prices,