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Greenville, The Gate-Way to Get There Local Showers Wednes- day and Thursday. VOL. XXXVII NO 239 THE LEADING PAPER OF THE PIEDMONT DVII1II uiJ Pr a'lum daily and Sunday. 01 HAIL per annum without Full Leased Wire Snrvice. Th Associated Prwwfc GREENVILLE, S.

C. WEDNESDAY MORNING, AUGUST 23, 191 1. PRICE 2c a copy in Grwnvilie daily: 5c Sunday, Hot is and Kail a daily and Honda BINFORD GIRL PURSUES THE EVEN DESERTS BEATTIEl TENOR OF HIS WAY ADJOURNMENT Of FAMOUS PAINTING EXTRA SESSION "MONA LISA" STOLEN IMMEDIATELY THE F.XORIS OK DISAPPKARAXi OK ART TRKAS- KEILAH SAYS SHE WILL HAVE NO MOKE OK HIM IF HE'S ACOl ITfED. IRE PAUSES MICH COX- AT WOOD IS XOW W1THIX TWO HIXDRED MILES OK HIS DESTIXA TIOX. 1 TIRKU LEGISLATORS COMMK.XCK.IV THE PRESIDENT'S TOES.

TAFT HELD LEVEE AT THE CAPITOL President Given His Reasons Kor Vetoing the Cotton Rill, and 1X- dares He Kound "Joker" In the Chemical Schedule (losing Wag Featureless Despite Activity Tliat Had Gone Refore. Washington, Aug. 22. The first Session of Ihe (i2nd congress ended today and immediately the exodus of memliers began. President fa ft join- ed with several hundred tired legislators in the hegira.

and tonight offl-- clal Washington comparatively, was deserted. Kvery outgoing train bore senators and representatives on their homeward journey after an extraordinary session that stretched owr 121 days and set the liveliest pace of any legislative session in years. The adjournment way featuresless. despite the strenuous activity that had gone before. The president vetoed, the cotton tariff revision bill, just as he had vetoed Its two revision predecessors, the wool and free lift bills.

The veto went only to the houee, In accordance with custom and there its reception was marked by democratic laughter and Republican appiause. Democratic Leader Underwood, amid a democratic, demonstration, formally thanked the few Republican members who voted With the Democrats to pass the tariff revision bills. Democrats ran across the aisles to ahake hand witn the Republican insurgents. The cheering and pounding of d.sks on the Democratic side was prolonged. As soon as he could be heard Mr.

Underwood announced that as the Democrats did not have the two thirds majority necessary to pass the bill over the president's veto he would merely move the printing of the veto and accompanying papers their reference to the ways and means committee of which he was the chairman. The house agreed to this fixed course. With the committee the matter will rest until the whole subject of tariff revision legislation la renewed at the regular ses-sfon'-ef congress which will convene at noon'Monday, Dec. 4. Everybody was in happy mood in SPEAKER REVIEWS WORK OF CONGRESS STKHXATIOX.

HUNG IN PLACE OF HONOR IN LOUVRE One of the Greatest of French Painting8, and the Greatest Painting of a Wonian Ever Made, Mysteriously lMsnpears Krom the Lorn-re Offer of for Picture Had Reen Refused. Paris, Aug. 22. The art world was thrown into consternation today by the announcement that Leonardo da Vinci's masterpiece, "Mona Liso," or as it Is popularly known, "La Jo-eonde" had mysteriously disappeared from the Louvre. The famous painting hung in the place qf honor in the salon Carre, and not a vestige of a clue was left by the person or persons who tooit it to nld the deiectives and police in trying to trace It.

A search of every nook and cranny of the Louvre, from roof to cellar, only brought to light the valuable frame in which the picture hung and the glass that covered it. Those were intact on a back staircase. Some persons believe that a practical Joke has been played but nevertheless the government has set to work Its entire force of detectives in an effort to recover the painting. "Mona Lisa" is one of France's greatest art treasures ranking With the sculptures "Venus de Milo" and "The Victory of Samothraee" and Murillo's painting, "The Immaculate Conception." The painting was not missed until noon today, when visitors to the museum, among whom were hundreds of Americans, were quietly Informed that the gallery was about to be closed for the day and requested to leave. After that time no one was admitted.

M. Caillaux, minister of justice, was immediately appraised of the disappearance of "Mona Lisa" and after a hurried conference with M. Leplne, the prefect of Paris, M. Pe-pine set off tor the Louvre accompanied by M. Mamard, chief of detectives.

Reinforced by the entire staff of detectives they remained until night Industriously searching the Louvre for the missing masterpiece. The most remarkable feature of the case is that the picture appears to have been taken early yesterday without its absence being remarked until noon today. George Benedite, acting curator of the Louvre, is Inclined to believe the removal of the painting the work of a practical juker, pointing out that such a world famous art treasure would be a white elephant in the hands of a thief, as it would he utterly Impossible to dispose of it. At the same time, however, M. Benedite does not altogether abandon the hypothesis of theft.

The first searches having proved fruitless the under secretary of State for tine urts has lodged a charge of theft against a person or persons unknown with the minister of justice, who has appointed a magistrate to Immediately open an investigation. "Mona Lisa" one of the world's famous paintings and Is held priceless. At one time, it had been stated the British government offered I5.OOU.000 for the work which was refused. ft Is the most celebrated portrait of a female in the world. Its most striking characteristic Is the smile.

Da Vinci's model was the wife of Frances cle L. Giocnndo. a Florentine of the fifteenth-sixteenth centuries. When Da Vinci painted her she was about thirty years oul. The subject Is shown seated in a low chair, on the left arm of which she Is leaning.

The gown Is simple. Dark hair, hanging loosely, drapes an oval face with expressive eyes and aeiiiline nose. About the mouth is seen the sweet smile which has been the chief characteristic In making the painting famous. It Is said that Da Vlnrl In order to obtain this effect, had musicians, singers and Jesters near his subject to amuse her as he painted. CONTINUOUS SHOWERS IN CENTRAL tOITON BELT Washington, Aug.

22. The continuation of showers In the central portion of the cotton belt, with much cloudy weather, was generally unfavorable but In the eastern portions local showers und sunshine prevailed and conditions were as a rult favorable, although more rain is needed In portions of Georgia nnd the Cnrollnns, says the national weekly weather bulletin Issued today for the wei'k ending yesterday, West of the Mississippi the week continued unusually warm. Heavy rains occurred in portions of Arkansas, and there were some local chow-ers in northern and eastern Texas but over the greater part of thai Stale as well as the whole of Oklahoma there was pructlcally no rain as during the preceding week, and the ground Is again becoming dry. Conditions hy States follow; Vlrglrrfii Sunny, high day temper, n.tnres, Well distributed shower oceurrrl early in the week. North Carolina Rainfall Irregii.

larly distributed, heuvy In central nnd Southeastern portions, light elsewhere. Km In much needed In west, Temperature and sunshine above normal. South Carolina'-Temperature and sunshine above normal, precipitation oonsldcrnbly below, Georgia High temperatures, thr night" vpvv ennl. Rainfall uneven scanty In east nnd north hi more abundant in smith, flomr place suffering from drought, Alubntnu Tern pern I tire nbnvr Scattered showers Irrgul. nrly distributed, largest amounts In central, mirth and southwest.

Mississippi Temperature sbnttt normal, Ion much rain, Sttn-hlne deficient, week generally tinfavnrahe Texas -Unusually warm and nn-trUy dry, mufb sunshins. GIVES INTERVIEW FROM HER CELL Reattie Spent Ouict hay in Jail, Refusing to Any One Evcept Sister and Aunt Sheriff Summons Special Venire of Thirty Men to Complete Jury State Has 7.1 Witnesses. Richmond. Aug. 22.

If Henry Clay Reattie. is a 'ouitted of the i harge of wife murder, preferred against -him by the commonwealth here will be no further friendship between him and Reuiah Binford, the girl for whose love the prosecution charges that Ihe crime was committed. Sittine: in her cell Ibis after noon, on the eve of the resumption i of the case at chesterfield Court House tomorrow, she not only expressed the hope that "whoever Is guilty will be convicted." but added that she was afraid of P.eattie and could never Ik- his friend again. It was the (rankest interview she has granted since her arrest as a material witness more than a month ago. "1 hope that Henry is Innocent." sild the girl.

"Once I would have gone through fire at his word, but now 1 would be afraid to go on the street with him after dark. If he "omes dear of the murder charge 1 hope never to see him again. of all 1 want to get away from Richmond where 1 know people wiil follow me on the streets. I know absolutely nothing about the murderr I do not even recall that Henry ever mentioned his wife's name to dip." Reattie spent a quiet day in jail, refusing to see any one except his young sister. Hazel, and an aunt.

He will lie taken to Chesterfield tomorrow where the task of completing the jury will be taken up again at noon. Paul Beattie. his cousin, who has sworn that he purchased the gun with which Mrs. Reattie was shot, lounged in the jail corridor, refusing to discuss thu case. Always pictured heretofore as expressing absolute confidence of Beat-tie's aotiuitta).

the statements made by the Binford girl this afternoon indicated for the first time she hns deserted him. She keeps pictures and cuts of him in a scrap hook in her cell but shvj repeated time and again as she talked that she considered herself a mere onlooker in the case and was keeping a record of events and a diary as souvenirs. Sheriff Gill has summoned a venire of thirty men and the prediction Is that the Jury to try Reattie for his life will be completed before adjournment tomorrow. TIip commonwealth has completed its list of witnesses which now totals more than seventy five. A TF-JEWISH Ol 1 5 1 V.

S. lirilish Authorities Troubled (Ivor Demonstration Against Jews. London, Aug. Anti-Jewish outbreaks of a violent character have occurred for three days in succession in Monmouthshire and are giving the authorities the greatest concern as they are altogether a new phase in British life. The Jewish community here has made strong representations to the home otfice and home Secretary Churchill today gave them the assurance thHt no precautions should be overlooked to jirevent a recurrence of the disorders.

Tile riots and looting of Jewish shops were of a desperate character and the riot act had to be read and the military called out before the 'moils were cowed. Additional soldiers were drafted by -Kbbow Vale from Cardiff today but similar scenes to those enacted last night, when Jewish shoj were wrecked, occurred again tonight In Khbw Vale. Tredegar, Rhymney and llryn Mawr. Xew Florida Rank. Washington.

22. The treasury department today Issued a charter of the People's National Rank of Orlando, which will have a capital of 150 0011. EXTRA SESSION MOST ECONOMICAL YET Washington, Aug. 22. Chairman Fltxgerald of the house appropria tions committee In reviewing, the work of the extra session today Stat ed that the appropriations of con gress during the extra session ng gregated He declared that no scs-sion of congress has ever run for so long period nnd appropriat ed so little.

Mr. Fltsgerald declared that more lhan had been saved dur ing this seslon by abolishing sinecures and cutting oft gratuities hite-tofore granted congressional employes, und that further retrenchment was planned for the next session. former Speaker Cannon accused the Democrats of being niggardly, saying that- in order to effect a petty saving the Democrats had made It Impos-lble to keep clean the quarters occupied by representatives. He said that If the Democratic majority had spent proper sums In employing experts In framing their tariff bills. Ihev might not have subjected themselves to the "Just criticisms of the president." Representative Palmer of Pennsylvania.

Democrat, retorted thHt one rourth or the house expenses hsii been eliminated by cutting off petty grurt and th.it It was the Intention ot the Democrats to enrry out a similar reinrm In every branch ol the government. "No new officers nor new employments hii'e been crealed tinder Democratic auspices," snld Mr. Fits-gcruld. "The house has initiated noilcv of retrenchment nnd re form, which, If continued, will have far reaching fiscal results'' AVIATOR RAPIDLY NEARING HIS GOAL The Far Famed Itoston Flyer lias Completed Miles of What Promises to be Most Remarkable Cross Country Aeroplane Flight Yet Made Only ftD Miles Behind" International Record. Fort Plain, Aug.

22. Another remarkable- spin through ths air on his aeroplane flight from St. Louis to Xew York brought Harry X. Atwood, from Belle Isle, five miles west of Syracuse to Fort Plain' late this afternoon and landed him 1'5 miles nearer his destination. He is now Lour, miles from hts: starting point and exactly 200 miles from his proposed alighting point in Xew Vork.

Krom Belle Isle, where he ascend- ed at 4.f,5 p. Atwood sailed around Syracuse 12 minutes Urfer, turned the nose of hi biplane" eastward and In the twilight descended into the Mohawk valley, alighting in a Held here at 7.05 p. m. His actual Hying time today was two hours and-tn minutes and was made without a stop. Atwood believes he jJosRlbly may make Xew York tomorrow, hut more probably on Thursday, because on ac-1 ount of the rough and wooded country from Albany down the Hudson river he may be compelled to dei" ccend in different places or effect landings on the water.

Atwood. who in nine days has get a new pace for aerial navigation in America, is confident that he soon will have a new wurld's record for distance. He lacks just miles of oating the international record now held in Furope. Running over the last lup of his flight down the Hudson, alter he has turned the corner at Albany, he will surpass the pres-1 nt record at Rhine Cliff. From here Atwood has 68 miles to go to Albany which he is capable of making In one flight without a stop.

The 142 miles from Albany to NVw York will require at least one stop for gasoline. On the ninth day or his flight, Atwood proceeded without a mishap, although he flew most of the wav-in the twilight and all of it in a dense haze. H- flew over 35 towhs and cities, and maintained a schedul equal to a test mail train. Today's mis the latest start he has attempted. Delayed all day by a high wind, he had almost given up starting when at 4.55 p.

the wind calmed and he took advantage or it. He followed the tracks of the Xew York Central railroad, making Oneida at at speed of thirty one miles in 38 mdn. utes. He went over Rome, 44 miles from the at 6.48 p. m.

I'tlca, which he reached In one hour and thirteen minutes, had a demonstration prepared in a hurry. For twenty minutes the din of bells and whistles continued. It was almost dark when Atwood neared Fort Plain. He hovered a while over the town and therf selecting a clear spot on the opp.wite bank of the Mohawk, alighted to the as-onishment of a lurmer, half dnxen dog.i and a barefooted boy with a wheelbarrow. SPKAXG I RDM RF.VI'H CHAIR Condemned Xcgio Who Freed Himself Forced Hack nnd Flii-trocmed, llddvvllle.

Kyx Aug. 22. When 1 Hlver Locke, a negro wife mnrderi pmnnj 4,, nig me Ml tne iif.tiltntiivv i the condemned man, through whuss bod 2.000 Volt or said lo he coursing, struggled for 28 minutes with superhuman strength and finally broke the leather -str that bound his arms and legs to the death chair. After breaking the strap the negro toppled to the floor and apparently succumbed, but an examination by the physicians revealed the fact that he was slowly reviving. His nun iiuain strapped to the chair and 2.6O0 volts of electricity turned on.

rcverai minutes elapsed before lite was extinct. Gov. Smith Vein Habit. Atlanta, Aug. 22.

The joint' resolution adopted by Ihe leglslatur which created a commission empowered to Investigate the matter Of leasing the State-owned Western Atlantic railroad, was vetoed today by Governor Smith. The resolution provided for a salared commissi an of eight members, three frnm the senate and live from the house to bp appointed by the presiding officers of the two bodies, 1 The governor veto will have ths effect of holding up the leasing of the Western and Atlantic until next year. JOIIX HIRDI.E "I oinmlltce Dignity I nils for Fxiviirlre sioii lo "I luiini'liin" Nomination. Washington, Aug. 22, Committee lllirnltV MUVi.rto.l lluuir In nr-naiv today so positively that on executive was neio ror me express purpose or "inn onflrming" the nomination of John Riddle, of North linn, as collector of customs for ths Pn in Hen dlsirb I.

K. ntitor Nelson nf Minnesota, Informed thn antmlu Ih.l '-v rniri day It had confirmed Riddle's nnm loiuMin wnnour report rrom either himself, as acting chairman of th commerce cum mission to which nomination had boon referred or from Senator Riirton. member of thnt committee, who had the matter parttcu-larly In charge, "I miv nn executive session to correct that error," said Senator N. son nnd Ihe seiiste accepted it reprimand humbly and without dlswent. Riddle's confirmation at the executive session was wt aside and final net inn on It postponed until next lon, SENDING OUT NEW BACTERIN State Renins Kree Distribution of Typhoid Immunization Fluid Made in Coiunifila Vaccine Promises to Come Into General Use.

Columbia, Aug. 22. (Special) SomP 880 initial "doses" of typhoid vaccine have been distributed to physicians throughout the State by the State health department since the distribution was commenced about two weeks ago. The typhoid vaccine Is given, free to physicians applying for it, and it is expected that the good results of this preventive work will soon "Je apparent in South Carolina in a lessening of the number of cases of typhoid fever In the State. This distribution of this vaccine is under the supervision of Dr.

F. A. Coward, who, It will he remembered, has also In charge the State laboratories for the Pasteur treatment of hydrophobia. T-Jie, vaccine Is prepared at the State laboratories at the University of South Carolina, where all the laboratory work of' the health department Is carried on. It consists essentially of dead typhoid bacteria.

The bacilli are grown In the regular incubators, then measured und numbered by technical process, and made Into solutions, which are injected underneath the skin with a hypodermic syringe. Three doses are generallv given. Half a billion of tile dead germs- are Injected into the system for the first dose, then ten days Inter another Injection of a billion Is given, followed by another billion within another ten days. These numbers appear rather large, but the actual amount of the liquid, of course, is very small. Immune for Two Year.

The dead bacilli perform, according to the theory, practically the same office In the body as would the disease Xself. When persons have typhoid fever, say the physicians, certain substances, called "antl-bod-les," are formed In the blood, and as long as these nntl-bndles are present In any large quantity, the person will not again have the disease. The vaccine It is believed creates these antl-bodles In the blood without the disease. Being dead they of course cannot give the patient typhoid fever, but by creating Ihe antl-bodles, they render the patient Immune to typhoid fevor for at leat two yeurs. After two years, the Immunity Is only partial and disappears entirely after eight or ten years.

So far us can be learned, there has been recorded no futalities following the use of the typhoid vac cine, since it came Into use about 15 yenrs ngo. The Injection Is some times followed by some local Irritation, but this passes off In a day or two, It Is proved beyond reasonable doubt that the vaccine has been treat noon lo humanity, especially In aggregations such ns armies where contagious diseases have nn ensv chance to spread. It Is stated that nut of 12,114 4 Soldiers In the American army Vaccinated, there were only five cases nf the with no deaths while In the remainder nf the army there were 41S cases, with .12 death. The rate per thousand among vaccinated was only but was ten times as high among ine nnvacclnnted. it Is probable thnt the use nf the vaccine will Increase among the physblans of the Slate once It has established Itself, and espcelalv as It Is furnished free of chnrge bv the laboratories here.

VETERANS REUNION IN CAPITAL CITY GOVERNOR HLEASE EVOKES CHEERS RY TALK OX HISTORY. i DENOUNCES SENATOR HEYBURN AS LIAR Executive Makes What is Considered Rest Address of His AdministrationJudge Delivers Oration to Vet el'flu, Joint Session of Veterans and Sons of Veterans is Held in Columbia Theatre. Columbia, Aug. 22. (SDccial) Featured by the hope that "the true of the war between the sections would some day be written was the opening of the Confederate reunion at the Columbia theatre today.

Throughout the addresses ran the theme that the books as now written tell only a part of the truth and that there Is need for the measure of a correct recital of the Southern heroes' place In the world's history. Thrice welcomed were the old veterans, as they gathered In thcr theatre. From the city of Columbia, by her mayor; from the State of: South Carolina, by her governor; and on behalf of the Sons of Veterans, was the welcome given. Governor lilonso. The meeting was enlivened considerably when Governor Please, taking up the question of the writing of history, referred to the change made in one of the text books adopted at the last session of the State board of which bad, he said, the effect of placing the responsibility for the burning of Columbia.

Governor Blease was cheered from time to time by the veterans and at the close of the cheering continued for several moments. South Defeated hy God. The orator of the occasion was Judge Robert Aldrloh of Rainwell. In his address was advanced a solution of the reason for the Smith's defeat. Judge Aldrich's conclusion was that Ood defeated the Mouth, that the South had the necessities of war but that things to be explained in no other way than as nets of Providence brought about her defeat.

Col. V. O. S. Cunts, D.

himself a Confederate veterun, opened the meeting with prayer. -Mayor's Welcome. Mr. H. W.

Shnnd of Columbia presided at the opening, later turning over the gavel to Gen. H. Tengue. Mayor Olhhes welcomed the veterans to the city. When Oovernor Please, yhn was the next speaker, arose the veterans cheered.

The Governor Sponks. "It Is one of the highest privileges," said the governor, "to stand Pel ore you anil welcome you to the capital city, And why should you not be welcomed here, to the city for which you fought nnd for which mniiy lives were lost In the 'war, to the city which suffered so much for being the home of secession. "When the true history Is written, what glorious part will be, given to the Confederate soldiers!" Tile Text Hook Incident. Oovernor lllense then spoke of the text book Incident. lie snld that wtjpn history Is written It should be true history, thtit If the books did nut do this they should be burned In a honllre.

"And yet," snld the governor, "when 1 snw lit to criticise history that did not place the responsibility for ths burning of your capital city, some of the newspapers said that I was trying to dictate In the writer. I Insisted upon putting Into your histories In your schools that the Infamous scoundrel Sherman and Ills army burned Columbia." The governor then referred to the attempt mnde to have It snld that Wade Hampton hud Columbia burned. "When it was Httempleil to burn your character In this wny It wns worse than the burning of your property, 1 won my light nnd you children nnd grandchildren will be tnught who did burn Columbia." Governor lllense said he would again recommend (o the general assembly Ihe erecting of monument to Gen, Martin Wilherspnnn Gary of (Continued on Second Pafu.) DECLARES DEMOCRATIC PARTY HAS FULFILLED EVERY CAMPAIGN' PROMISE. LARGE AMOUNT OF WORK DISPOSED OF While Reviewing the Work of the Extra Session of Congress Speaker Clark Declares That Democrats Have Marie Splendid Record Absolute Harmony Rules In Party "Stand Palters" Dumfoiinth'd. Washington, 22.

Champ Clark, speaker of the house, of in a review of the work of the first session of the sixty second congress, declared that the Democratic party set a good example for Iicmocrats everywhere, and that the party had redeemed' every it made in the campaign of 110 when the Democrats wrested control of the house from the Republicans. "At this sessdon Democrats have made record which has surprised our friends and dumbfounded our enerri'ies," saiil Speuker Clark. "It has put heart und hope into Democrats everywhere. The extra session was extraordinary not' only in th sense of being a special session called by the president, but also in the i.mount and quality of the work done In the house by the combined Democrats and insurgents, and the combined Democrats and Republican insur-ftnts in the senate, and especially by the unanimity of actum developed by the house Democrats. VI was predicted freely, vociferously, enthusiastically and confidently by the 'stand-pat' press and orators that we would go to pieces.

ui that account and by reason of thai hope they rejoiced that the extra session of congress was called that we might go to pieces at the possible date. Hut we have sorely disappointed them. They even set the date when we would go to pieces, which was the day of the Democratic caucus on Jan. 19, but unfortuujtoly for them in that caucus everything was done unanimously. They surely we would go t.i pieces as noon as we reached the tariff question, but again they were dooniei' to and we tilt', not go to pieces at We are more thoroughly united in the house at the end of the session, If possible, than at the lig'nning.

"W'e have set a goor. example lo liomocratsi everywhere. Sneered at for years as a party of mere negation and as being utterly lacking In ability lor com tractive statesmanship, we passed through the house more constructive legislation und better at that lhan has pased through any House In the same length of time In 20 years. W'o have set the pace In that regard for future houses. "UV redeemed every promise made In older to carry the elections 111 lull).

We have economised; we passed the reciprocity bill, the wool tariff bill, the free list bill, the cotton I III with the senate amendments, which Included the Iron and steel schedule and the chemical schedules; we submitted for ratification a con stitutional amendment providing for popular election of senators ot the riiited States; we passed a bill for the publication of cani'palKn expenses before the election; we intermixed the rules making the committees elective, by the house; we passed a resolution to admit New Mexico und Arizona and we passed a large numhet of other bills of more or less Importance. It Is a record of which we may well be proud and on which will sweep the country In 11112. To show how completely the stand-pat' Republicans are demoralized it Is only iiecussary lo quote the newspaper statement that there was great rejoicing und congratulation at the While House because we failed bv a scratch to get the two third majority to override the president's veto, although we huve only sixty Iht'c majority 111 the house. To this lomplcxlon has It come at last, that -the president, who rode Into power t.y tinge majority, is kiiki io esciili the humiliation of having his vetoes overridden 111 house containing "majority of only Small favors lhatiklully received by the ad (Continued un Third Page.) both houses, but the usual vaudeville proceedings that feature the few minutes following an adjournment of the house for years were missing today. The nearest approach was the singing of "Auld Lang Syne" by a gtoup of younger members, led by Heflln, Klnkead of New Jersey, Byrnes of South Carolina and Garden of Tennessee, llut their chords did not inspire a common chorus.

The gallaries in both the house and senate were crowded. 'President Held Levee President Tuft spent half an hour the capitol, making it a social affair. as well as a business one. Occupying" the presidential room, In the rear of the senate chamber, he was given an enthusiastic ovation by senators of all shades of political complexion as well as by representatives who drifted over from the house to meet him. Vice President Sherman was among them and one of the first to shake bunds.

The president later busied himself wllh the task of signing the eleventh hour measures, approving ail that were presented. The senate spent a restless day. Wiithln thirty five minutes after It had convened it took a recess until two o'clock to await the action of the house on the belated veto of the cotlun bill. Then came an executive ession to consider two minor nominations and another recess until 2.4.) o'clock. Senators gathered in th? aisles of the senate chamber during this recess and exchanged parting fieetlngs.

Progressives and regulars, Republicans and Democrats, mixed thur hearty good wishes. In the house there was the same confusion only more pronounced. Mr. Underwood, democratic leader of the house, shared with Speaker 1 Clark congratulations over the party's achleveniftit In ths first Democratic hguse In sixteen years. Republican Lender Mann and others beamed with food will.

Both Vice President Sherman and Speaker Clark delivered valedictories, expressing appreciation, extending congratulations on good will shown 111 a strenuous session and bespeaking health and happiness during the recess. Then officially at three o'clock but actually two minutes later In each house the extra session of congress was declared adjourned. More Than I i.mio IlilK The session record of measures Introduced Is bilhi, and 484 resolutions in the house nnd bills and 68 resolutions In the senate. Only a feWy of these were passed. Ihe senate ndjotirned without filling the office of president pro tern to take the place of Vice President Sherman1 In temporary nbsenr-es from the city, As In the ease of the wool and free Hit bills, President Taft In his veto message, baseivohjectioiis to the cotton bill largely upon ths fact that the tariff heard had not as yet had time to submit a report on the schedule, He also declared that the cotton III II ni nilopted without an Investigation nr Inlormulion of a satisfactory character as to its effect upon the cotton Industry.

The president objected especially to the attempt by congress to add a revision of Ihe Iron and steel and chemical schedules to the cotton bills as amendments, "I find," he snld, "that there was practically no consideration of either schedule hy any committee of either house. There were no facts presented to house In which 1 ran find material upon which to form my judgment lis lo the effect of the Amendments either upon American Industries or upon the revenues of Ihe government." Briefly reviewing Ihe manner In which the Iron and steel and cheitnl- FREEZE TO DEATH ON PIKE'S PEAK Colorado Spilngs, Aug. 22. W. Skinner anil wife, of alias, Texas, were Iroben to ileuth near the summit of Pike's Peak this morning.

Their bodies, almost covered with snow, were found side by side bv boy walking down Ihe peak this afternoon, Skinner and his wife started to Walk to the top of the peak enrlv yesterday afternoon and stopped at the office of Ihe Pike's Ifuk News, iibotii three miles above the Hall Way House, lo register. At that time Mr, Sknlner, who is about it, years old, doubted their ability to reach Ihe up of the mountain. Mrs, Skinner, who was sboiil ten years younger lhan her husband, Is reported to have msde the remark; "I am from Texas and they're not going to say when I get back that 1 could not climb pike's Peak." i (COBUaued en Third i-V I.

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