El Paso Morning Times (El Paso, Tex.), Vol. 33RD YEAR, Ed. 1, Wednesday, July 16, 1913 Page: 1 of 12
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EL PASO. TEXAS. WEDNESDAY. JULY 16. 1913. TWELVE PAGES
PRICE FIVE CENTS
The Lobbyist Over Whom Senate
and House Raced to Hear First
That twk mitatios ik mkxico
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ARB I' OKIt DIHtUHMON.
CONFERS WITH THE PRESIDENT
I'liRUT pROTsOllNCMMKNT ON
TWK l VI 1 1 Ii WILL UK MARE
I! A HBOI.T TTM(t:. HK A
NO RECOGNITION FOR PRES. KUERT
8arh notation Will Not B" Rtuntrd
Willi Mexico I mil C'onMltuikMl
Anthority Is Rratored.
fl Thr AmOHmtm Prrs
"'j.Mntt..n July IS. Administration
rr lolAlx admitted tonight that the sit
tuition In Mexico and In the Inqtiirle
from Europe to what th attitude
of this country wonl.l be toward It
neighbor In thr south were engaging
their deepeet atteprltin
Secretary Hrian hud lo-honr"
conference with President Wilson today.
The foremost ubjct before ihrm w.s
the Mi m-iii problem. Kerller In the
day It lied been dleeueeed at length
at the cabinet meeting.
Mr. Bryan Intimated that a pro-
nouncement on the situation might he
mad In a abort time. He expected
that any future declaration to the
foreign power woiiM be alone the
line of the Latin-American statement
made by President Wilson soon after
hs took office. In this he proclaimed
that hi administration would seek to
make has la of Intercourse with Latin-
American countries the principle of
government aet up on orderly pro-
eeaaea. and "not upon arbitrary or ir-
It frequently ha been stated by ad-
ministration officials informally that
recognition would nut bd extended un-
til the constitutional ministry In Mex-
ico had been set in motion airaln to
elect a new president to succeed the
prnvlalooal president now actios;.
The restoration of tranquility at
least In the city of Ouaymas proper
was Itidlrated In a dispatch to the Navy
department today from Admiral Cow-
les. commander of iie American
quadron there. Thr admiral said the
Insurgents had left their position be-
fore the city and that the federal for-
ces iiK a I n controlled the water supply
According to state department re-
ports the revolutionists have seised
740000 pounds of sugar and 1000 gal
lon of alcohol belonging to the I'nitod
Sugar company at Los Merchis. Large
ties of slmliHi stares at Topo-
mpo are said tn lie In danger of
OLD SECESSION STORY.
Rryportcl tuahulla. ("hjjiualiua and
Nonoia Would Join American
By Time HpttHal for rspearea f
Washington. July 16. Closely to-
lowing the report that the govern-
ment of Great Britain had demanded
that the United States government
either recognise the Huerta govern-
ment In Mexico or Intervene In that
rountry'a affairs there came today
the Information that the government
officials were taken unaware by the
r.rttlah position as the administra-
tion had prepared to meet the Mexican
situation shortly under advices that
the three northernmost Mexican
state of Sonora Chihuahua and Coa-
hulla were ready to secede from the
national government and would ask
the United Statea for permlbolon to
become part of the American union.
It wa stated that In the event
that the three states took this action
the American government would be
. bound to give serious consideration
to such request as might be made for
the annexation of the states and that
If It appeared that the secession and
desire to come Into the American sis-
terhnod was In good faith the result
Mould probably be wel tuned and the
armed intervention necessary tn pro-
tect them Mould lead to steps taken
by the United Statea army.
It waa the plan according to to-
day's reports for the seccedlng state
to act la September when the Ameri-
can government expected to he ready
to meet whatever situation tha action
of the Mexican statea might demand
by Intervention or other action.
The situation has assumed even
greater gravity the past week
through the advices of Constitution-
alists Vartoua European powers
which have supported General Huer-
ta since h.e deposed Madero are now
Jointly aiming tn bring pressure to
bear on the United Stairs either tn
Yreak Its established policy of hands
off or to aid the d facto administra-
tion in effecting a stable aad prrma-
Secretary of State Bryan today de-
clared the United Statea I not on
ismplatlng any change of policy snd
declined I" aa whether represents
tlons bad lren made to him by for
egn governments on the Mexican en
MFU AM) BIMBOS
Federal BlBSrS Ueperted Mas I . ft
V r. I -so .sirs' rV.
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Death IJst High In Jaarex.
Twenty dentl i were rffnnrlmt t (be
health orflce.r or J tut res to have oc-
' ndntred on Page Two.)
IT IS A MENACE
HE;ET 111 Itt.l s THI S K-
SCISIRKS AKKKMBLY HALL OK
PLEADS FOR HELP FROM STATE
otrru freed to Do Their Duty to
Boys ami tilrls Who Lack E.lu-
"We have on the university campus
at Austin two fireproof buildings but
the main building la a menace to tha
I lives of hundred of young men and
women of this state whenever they
gather In the assembly hall and no
man ever goe Into his building who
Is aware of the situation and alts
through nny of the exercises held
there who dies not feel a sense of
fear for the safety of those gathered
there and a sens.- of shame for the
state he lives In which allow these
conditions to exist" said W. H. Bar-
ges speaking last night before a large
audience In Cleveland auuarr during
the intermission of the mtlUsry band
concert held there.
After slating the condi'ion of the
buildings und Hie necessity for new
fireproof atruciu: op capable of hous-
ing propgpxly the undergraduate body
of the irntaarslty ol T x.t Mr. Hill
gos who I a;regcnt of the university
plead with .he voters to go out next
Saturday and vote for the proposed
amendment which wllr give the re-
gents a chance to wipe out tins shame
of Texas and to remember that the
campaign for this umendmeht ia
airlcHy non-partlaan. Mr. Burgee
said. In part:
"For the purpose of establishing
this university one section In every
ten then remaining of the public
domain of this stuta was Set aside
for university purposes. ' The land
now remaining part of the en Ire
grant ha been sold but ths pan
Bow remaining amounta-to something
less than five million acres.
"We now have no donbt that th?
us to which the Ualversi y of Texas
will be enabled to put It land will
enable It to maintain a untvaralty sec-
on l to none In the world and with-
out the expenditure of one dollar
raised by taxalon and that within
twenty year provided we are per-
mitted through the adoption of the
amendment which you will be called
to vote upon next 8aturday the lsth
day of July to issue bonds the inter-
est of which will be paid out of the
land rentals of the university and a
sinking fund created to redeem such
bond will also be secured out of the
rentals of the lands belonging to the
"We get a- thl time from that
source only 1150000 ay ear. The con-
stitution haa prohibited the legists
ture of this state from making ap-
proprtatlon on: of the general reve-
nue of the state for the building of
a university or for the construction
of additional building at the univer-
sity. Therefore we art) restricted to
what wa can save from year to year
out of the land rentals and a few
other small source of revenue that
do not am iiini to much for the' new
Tvva Should Wake I p
"Th- reault of it I that the stas
of Texas fifth in Importance In th
union on of the richest has lass
than fl.Z&O.eOO In all forma Invested
in buildings on the eampua at Austin
and lass than a million and a half
If we Include the establishment of
the medical school at Galveston as
against K.OOO.Oti) lnvaated In build-
Ing at Leland-Stanford uou.uu ut
th University of California and a
little leas than 11.000.000 at the Uni-
versity af Wlaronsln and many oth-
ers that could be named. Ths pari
that ws have In thla (tats which Is
fuly able financially to have ;h best
la contemptible as compared to what
ha been provided willingly by othar
statea and thl can only be remedied
by the adoption of this amendment
which will enable u to Immediately
Issue two and a half million dollaia'
worth of 4 per ostit boads the interest
of which can be paid out of the land
rental and a slaking fund created
and In lay) rars from th adoption
of thla amendment you will have In
th state of Texas without the ad-
ditional burden of one dollar m he
form of taxation two nd a half mil-
lion dollars added to tha plaat of
tha uoiveratty aad no perpl on earth
need It any worse
I nit. rait Is for Ktrrybodj.
"It haa bean charged by some of
(he opposing paper of east Tsxju
ihn thla university t rich naaa'a
InstUutlon. but 1 tell you it Is no
rich man a Institution and when you
know that during the past year MS
out of LOSS tudeo s earned thvii
way through college you will agree
earnest desire on the p
uuag in. ii and women
UIHMH III STATESMAN MADK I.
TEHRtH.ATORIEK OK MARTIN
i mm i YKfrrKitnAY.
STORY OF POLITICAL HCTIVITY
WAS KK IT IN THE 41 Ml' CO.
TINT ALLY BY THK NATIONAL
MONET FLOWED FREELY IN INDIANA
Kays That About -"- mm V Raised
for thr t"nncrcMlonal Campaign
of James K. Wstwis.
bt Thi .Isiiscislrd
Wash1n7ton July II. - The senate
lobby Investigating committee made
fair progress today over the sea of
Martin M. Miilhall correspondence
Si. ill nil waa in tht wl neas chair and
rJniitor Iteed at the helm of the In-
Mulhalla attention waa directed to-
day almost exclusively tn the last half
of lie year 10 7 and the first part
of 1101. He was Jumped from Maine
to Mltsourl: from Raltimore to In
dlanapoilii and up to Cleveland In
thoae few month. He told or hi
letters did. of his trlke-hreaktng ac-
tivities in St. lyouls of an effort to
aid former Congressman Jamea K.
Watson of Indiana poll ically and of
how well he knew former ftehator
Iteverldge of thatsstate. He gave de-
tail of another visit to Maine and
another effort to give political a inn -ance
to former Congressman LI tie-
field of that stat. He mentioned
a::an former President Taft. the lata
Vice President Bhcrman the lata
Jaincn W. Nan Cleave of the National
Association or Manufac urera and
other men prominently connected at
one time or other lth that organi-
zation. The witness thought about
f22.000 had been raised in Indiana
for the Wa son campaign und a tetter
r a. I Just before adjournment tonight
trtid of 'three millionaires In the
state." one of whom wa willing to
spend 1100.000 to defeat Watson. The
letter did no Identify the millionaires
and the committee did Hut aak who
While !he Overman committee Bail-
ed i long vilh Mulhall. Chairman Uair-
retl and the house lnaatlgators be-
gan :o lo k over the "lobbyist" cor-
respondence. James A. Emery lca
'ODnSel for the National Association.
had not the papers under subpoena
today declining to do en until he
was assured that they could be wept
In a fire and burglar-proof safe. The
Garrett commute probably will ren
a deposit box for them.
Trlt-ti Mulhall Many Time.
On December 2. 1907. C. C.
Frgiwedtm.in. secretary Of Jamea W.
Van Cleave of the National Associa-
tion of M inula t ur. rs. wrote Kmery.
now local counsel for the National
association saying of Mulhall:
"In his many years service wi-h
the National Aasoclatfon of Manufac-
turers he has been tried many times
and never has been found wanting.
"A great deal of political work for
which Mr. Cushlng has taken credit
In part years has been attended to
by Colonel Mulhall and many of the
victories are due to his untiring ef-
forts to his discretion and his shinty
ss A politician'
Mulhall aald the letlera would ex-
plain) the tariff activities better than
he could and the com ml tee did not
on Oecember 12 1107 Mulhall re-
ceived thla letter from President Van
Van Clewte'a (Malemeut.
"My Dear Mulhall:
"You are aware that Mr. D. m
Parry the former president of the
National Association of Manufactur-
ers takes much Interest In Indiana-
poll. He I very itrong for Watson
and I recommend that mu mil upon
him at once with the le.ter of intro-
duction attached hareto.
"There no one able to place you
tn closer touch with certain elements
than tlo man lo whom Mr. Parry
v. iii Introduce you."
Who was he man to whom Parry
was te introduce you?" asked Senator
"1 am not positive." said Mulhall
"I will sy Parry did introduce me
t several leaders I met Senator
"Did Vou discuss politics with Bev-
erldge there?" askd Heed.
"Waa he for -"
"No; against him." said Mulhall.
"I me: Bevertdge two or three times
ai the Columbia club In lluJlane.BOls.
lie knew Parry well. I eaw him throw
his arms around Psrry aad say he
was the man a ho aent hltu to the
I mi.. i States senate."
I . n. to Watson
Prom Indianapolis Mulhall wrote
on Decern 'T II 0 Congressmen Wat-
son Ip Washington:
"I cwtled o Mr. Parry of thl city.
one of our executive members. He
promised to assist me In every way
he possibly sjn In securing your nom-
ination and election.
"I know that ou can be of much
more aid lo Mr Kmary In Washington
than 1 can be ao I hope you wl.l
volunteer to help Mr. Karery for I
believe tha I can be of much more
service lo you hr than I can he If
I aan compelled lo leev hr now
snd then go to Washington "
Senator Used wanted to know about
money rakesd to help elect Wslsun
Mulhall aanl that Perry. O. C. Co
.r and others raised shout IJ.00 in
"three or four days" and that W
of this was given to Watson when hs
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This Is the latest snapshot picture
'of Martin M. Mulhai: former lobbyist
; for the National Association of Manu-
j fucturers whose printed charges of
corruption on the part of present an.i
former national legislators led to his
i being sunpoenaed to testify before
both the senate and th house lobby
I Invea tgaling committees Mulhall'
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PKK.MlKltH Ol' BULGARIAN SLIt-
l AND GHMX i: AUK HOI. II-
IXG t OM'I RKM K.
GREECE OR. NTS ARMISTICE
CONDITIONED THAT HER lE-
MANDK UPON lll'lti ARIA SHALL
BE SETTLED OX HELD.
IN THE MEANTIME FIGHTING CONTINUES
Bulgaria Will Be Compelled lo Aban-
don Ml Territory tk"ruHel by
Allies and Pay Indemnity.
Sy rs Jsclf'd Press
lxmdon. July 11. Reports through
I it.- in and Vienna aay the Bulgarian
premier. Dr Danrff has Joined the
I.Servian and Greek premiers at hlsh
! to discus conditions of peace.
J Official dlapstrhe from Alhfn eon-
! firm the announcement froro Halonlkl
yeaterday that fq fiontirr qiisstlon.
1 ths paymnt of ludamnlty by Hnlgarla
! and guarantee far the welfare - of
Greeks under Bulgarian rule shall h
settled on the 1 1 1. ' i I t
Plght In continue: the Greek fores
have occupied th town of Drama and
I according to Athsn advice the Bui-
J garisns have abandoned the Kreeaa
I paaaea and are retreating toward
j flubnltsa pursaed by Srrvlsn and
teedlilea ef Hears.
By Te i ...... i '...
I Athens. July U An -sulhoratK
statement is mads regarding th eon-
dltloa uf B-aes stipulated by arsee.
! These are that Bu'garla shall ahandun
all claim to the territory occupied by
i ti e alllss. that she shall pa an in
I density for the espease of the war
I aad damage don to Inhabitant uf
I tow as burned by Bulgirlaaa
Bnagertss ( shiest n-.
Sy ii- i ..... ..ii a Press
j London. Jely IS -Tks lianeff ntia-
istr. has rsalgned a cerdlag to a Sofia
' dispaii i tu the Time
$0 re ssesciefsd I'rx
Vleaas. Jul It Is rpurid
. fSOTSeT THS TAMIV.
tv it AoHjtr4 rae
' sensational haruca atlrn-d the coun-
jtrj. lie alleged that representatives
and senators had played into the
i hands of the N. A. M. for money.
I Mulhall told his ory rirst hernre the
senate committee despite thr efforts
of the rival house committee to gat
him. This picture wa taken outside
I thr cap! -.1 at Washington.
ehl the 1 1 in I of Representative Bias
and Senator Vldal ' Morales charged
with kill lug Uensral Armando Rlvk
chief at th Cubdn national police will
b detayed upUl the ass at of con-
gresa Is atlalned Congress convenes
Novemlier I The supreme court has
declined to aecd.- te the opinion of the
public proeSTCUtOl thnt the assent of
congress is not necessary.
MINK PEHMONS INJl'HKU.
Two Rantraad Aeebieut. Rraaried rrem
By Thr sssoeisfed Prtey
ssuMarine . .riTlj IB. I'.uir people.
stuong tin -hi .his er badly ia-
Jnred tiuilihl wlie'n s pHssenier train
rolled Into n ditch on lb 'hli. Klver A
Western Rsllroml nt oli.r. forty lulls
Bocthwest of Mils city and rive mors
Were hurt when I i . trains on the ssme
rosd collided In the I'errypnlls tunnel s
few miles distant from she first wreck.
CORPORATION TAX ASSESSMENTS
New Mexico Shout an Increase of
H i Tii laansHli 1 Pel
Washington. July 16 -The follow-
ing corporation lax assessments made
by Commissioner Osborn In the Inter
nal revenue dlatrlct of Colorado and
New Mexico repreaenl one per cent
of the net earning of the corpora-
lion in 112. and the innreaae or de-
crease compared with 111:
Colorado assessments I.1S6.S11; de-
New Mexico assessment III. 111;
Washington mlioritlr Demand Res-
ignation by Wire.
By 7'e A-totUit P.c .
Williams. Aris July IS. - Postmas-
ter T. M Smith refused to resign a
requested in a message from Postmas-
ter General Burleson. The request re-
sulted from complaints sent to Wash-
ington by Geo W. aiowner. city at-
torney of William.
Olowner charged that Smith waa af-
flicted with tuberculosis aud he was
guilty of offensive partisanship op
ening '"ail add grafting The city at-
torney cited ja specific cose where he
ttf Thr i .... .... i ?r
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I si.. wa wtL
ol a i i a )
ions leaJ thun-
der .. "i
a. .-oiii. i bi
IS. ISia as
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i 21 boar un.
! lOW. WON T VOUf
mrC m I iwsday aad
I IV '"PI '"It .
Ih 1 1 MTssssVfjW I "est
ki.o. "Zimmie" . u.ks.i .
r gs- I us I bei eeelei uurll
ssimsi port lev .n...i.
u... ii rnee.
charged a letter had been opened.
"To resign would admit th.- charges
true." said Smll'.i "I will let them
John H. Campbell haa been desig-
nated lo micceed Smith who haa been
prominent here for ten years.
IRTRRNATtnfti . MAX'S! NT
Kil l hi i ..... ii. . r. -.
Belllngam. Wash. July 11 An 'n
ternelroeal mas hunt I In rogrpe
nleht on Shaw Uland In th center of
San Jnnn groap. near here with the
United Slatee revenue cutler Areata
and three I'anadlan police pair d boats
si. Una th. uirsuets One f the ban
dll Is charged with inhblag .wo Ca-
nadian hank roessetgers ne fumber-
land. H. C Jul) . Is the fugitive
Posses are searching the brush. Kvery
s.-ii. i I on guard
lilt. DAM HUONG SLOWLY PROM
itl li it Till: RfO GRANDK
AT THR BtTTE.
FOUNDED ON THE SOLID ROCK
Revlaniatlon Engl!:crrs Proved Per-
manent llasc bv lirilllng l.t'
IIPllIM old Hl.er Red.
Work at We i'llephant Rutte (Ism-
alte for the. past month ws mostly
Isken up with preparing for the ac-
tual building of Ihe dnm Itself. In
spots the rock uncovered by egoavat-
Ing the trench for the foundation Is
hot of satisfactory aoltdUy and had tp
be taken out and the excavation care-
fully filled with cement tn assure
permanent foundation. With thla pre-
paratory work completed the actual
building of the dam will go forward
with speed. Conatruetton Engineer K
H. Baldwin Jff Ihe New Mcjtlco-Texa
project or the Reclamation service
has Just Issued the following compre-
hensive report on conditions at the
"Conditions encountered lu excava-
tion have necessitated a slight modifi-
cation in contemplated construction
program. It was expected that by the
flrsl of the month bed rock woni
stripped on (he area near flume and
that while masonry wa being placed
on that are v.lth one . iible. grab I
buckets would be put on the other j
two cables and excavation of sand and. ;
gravel resumed. But as satisfactory
bed rock wss much deeper than an- !
tlclpatrd. especially in pockets or de-
prrssions to which the u'-raee watfr j
naturally found entrance It wa neecs" .
aary to fill t!iee pockets with mas-
onry as soon as excavated and tlbv- j
Highly cleaned. J
"Recent excavation naa been along
the above lino consequently alow as
It could generally bn done only at j
night when concrete gangs were not
w. irking The output ha. of course j
been ma!l as the material all naa to
he carefully reunited with picks bar
and wedges With the exception of
the cutoff trench at upstream toe of
dam and a small area In the southwest
corner near Ihe flume the excava-
tion of thl aren Is finished and a
very tlsfacory foundation secured.
At the toe. where the greatest stresses
will occur the best rock was found.
Drill hales were put down something
over twenty feet below the surface of
denned bed r k and Indicated ex-
cellent rock for the entire depth
('.morel hut Increased In July.
" 'uncrating was c.ommsnced June
X. and waa continued throughout the
month with one shift. A second shift
waa put on July 1. and both shifts
nil! be kept iki masonry work until
hs lance of excavation la completed
! a t'.ird shift will probably be
put on. While the working area ha
I.. -nii Hnd It haa not been possi-
ble on H count of the necessity 'f
kipping an und filling low place nl
leveling up to gel the (yatem and reg-
ularity of work that will later glv our
maximum capacity satisfactory gro-
greaa has been made. Ulnce concret-
ing was cdtnmenced. about s.OOO cubic
yard of maaonry ha been placed.
The low! point In excavailon l
elusive of cut-off trench wa at ele-
vation 4.12 and the masonry at tnat
point Is new up to elevation 4.11 1. r
26 feet thick.
The channeling machine com-
menced a irk on cutoff trench June
22. and la doing good work. On hc-
niiii of the depth the trench Is be-
ing taken out. In two rut.. Thl
trench when completed will probably
average If feet In depth about II
feet wide on lop and from I lo 12 feel
wide on the Irottom II will be nar-
ried a few feel Into hard aaiidston
and will be hack-flllad with concrete
of aa Impervlou texture a It Is pos-
sible lo obtain. The trench la now
about (0 per cent completed
"Work at the quarry I being push-
ed wllh a gang of eevenly-flve men
working two shifts. T . furnish stone
for Ihe concrete mixing plant the
sand-cement plsnt snd plums for the
dam require Ihe excavation of 20
cubic yards of rock pr day. not In-
cluding .0 entile tarda of waste As
a higher face Is obtained at the Quar-
ry belter rock Is' gull n out and while
at one time It seemed aa If the Quar-
ry would he disappointing it now
promleee If furnish plenty of stons if
excellent iuallly without aa unduc
pr i ill n of aaal.
fisMaS CeHM-att Plant BiU-tsWnl.
The eaad eeinenl plant wa started I
July I storking oa shift oaly It j
haa been turnln out o barrels of
sand-cement per day which Is u4S
bout enough lo keep us going. From
Ihe results thus far obtained we can j
count on lle harrs-ls of sand-cement
per da) when running three shifts. !
nd Ih fnurth lube mill has been In-
lsM lllter Hcl Much
REPUBLICAN SENATOR KRoM
KANSAS PRODS SECRETARY
l"li MIS LECTURING lot It
tSK WILSON FOR INFORMATION
WHAT WOt'LD BR PROPER SAL-
ARY To ENABLE BRYAN TO
LIN E I OMKORTABLT.
SECRETARY BRYAN MAKES STATEMENT
Mi. Made nnanrlnl sa.rlfl.-e to Ac-
ii pt offl.-e ami Would Proict
Neel I ns l.iiid by for old Age
Br Thr i ..... (. .i rrrs
Wasblngton July 15. -Wssblngton wa
laterected chiefly today In development
f.illowlni Meerstsry Rrysn's statement
that kr hsd tu speed hi rsestlon on Ihe
lecture ptstforni . be could set
lire on the secretary nf slate's salary of
1130011 a year. The lobby Investigation.
Ibe tnrlff snd the Meslesn sttuatloa
nere fnrgntteii temporarily. St least
while eTeryhmr talked shout lbs reso-
VUlan Introduced hy Senstvir Hrlstow
calling nn the president "to advise the
senntc a list would he pmpr salary
to enable Ihe present secretary of stst
to live slih comfnri and enable htm to
fire his time to the discharge of his
public dm les "
When Ihe Itrlstovf resolution wss read
nn. 11 Republlrsn biugbter Itemnrrstle
l.esder Kern snd ether senslors Imme-
diately objected tn Its consideration
and sfter s few brief eiebsnges. It went
over. It was fully discussed however
In the lobbies slid cloak rooms at both
ends of the caillol.
secrets r. Br aa's atstssneat.
Later Secretary Hrysn issued tht
statement: : jMI
"When Mr. Srysn's attention wa
called to some erlilclsms that had been
published In regard In bis lecturing be
replied as follows:
"I am gln.1 to rave the criticisms
brought to my attention. I believe In
criticism of public officials Criticism
Is helpful. If n ninn m.-ikea a mistake
srltlcism enables hltn lo correct It: If
he Is unjuslli criticised lb eritlelsm
helps blui. I have hnd my share of
criticism since 1 lime been In public
life hut it has not pre. elite I my doing
s-hat I thnusbl proper to do.
"In devoting n part of my vacation te
lecturlna I am doing what I believe to
he proper sad 1 hnve no fesr what-
ever that any unbiased person will
criticise me when he knows Ihe f e ts.
Ten Theeaaed Per tanum.
"Far seventeen years the source ol
mv in. .on. hsve be.Mi writing snd lee-
turlng. tint each yar I have kinds mors
public speeches without cmnpensstlon
and where I hsve paid my own traveling
expenses than I have where oiiipenss-
t Ion ass received My eamlna capacity
has been large mid 1 bars made not only
sn Income sufficient for mv Immediate
needs hill hsve ssved. on an storage
SSasStblag more than leu thousand dol-
lars a year. In accepting the office it hleh
I now hold. I gars up the opportunity
lo nibl lo my scenmulatlnns for I do sot
expect to Increase during my term t-h
amount 1 have laid aside -that is I am
sillies- to forego whstever sdvantsg
I might hsve derived from scqnlrlng
forty thousand dollars for ths privilege
.if. serving the country In this office
diirliik- the coming four years I will do
more If necessary but I d" not believe
tbst fair minded pro via will ask It of
me Therefore until' I see some resson
to bring my Income up to my sxpan
these lectures will be delivered during
the time' thst 'other officials glv to
their vacations. In addltlou to supple-
menting my sslsry. I hope thst my lee-
Mires do good people who attend them
ii mi I not do so f they did not think
they received their money's wnrib. hut 1
would le glad to spend my vacations
resting Instead of lec taring If I could tjn
bo without eating un Ibe amount that I
have laid away as a protection agalnet
The BrtMsw Resolution
Kenatnr Brlstow's resolution aet eat
Ikal from 1 TSK to I71IB. Thomas Jefferson
and Kdiaund Randolph held th offle
of serretary ol t it al salaries of MSnfl
a year. frm I7tm t ins John Marshall
Jsiuss Madison James Manas sad John
Qalney tdsms served st fjwsi; from ii
10 IWt Henry l ist-. Msrtin Vsn Buren.
Rsnlrl Webster Ju in ( albeus and .fames
Raebans srvd it sl: from lV3 to
mil. WlUlam Hensrd. .IsmSB O. Blaine.
Tin urns V Bayard Walter Q Oresbsm.
Richard (llnsy Jehu Hhermss. John Bay
il rUku R.miI rervd for fAsTh snd
"Ii-.trlag this long period of time ao nae
of I bess eminent statessien was cos-
pilled to neglect iheVdutle of the office
I..-. sc of ibe oissgrensaa uf salary."
"Whereas Ike 'tirsal C'eetmoner' now
holdliis thai higb ..fflc. the Hon Wll-
11 in Jennings Bry .ii. has staled In lb
pni.il. press that lbs sslsry of ftouu per
month la aol sufficient to aushle bull
to live wilh comfort and that because
of th mesgreases of the salary of 113.-
MOn per annual he is compelled to neg-
lect b duties of .Is office nod go upoa
the lecture pisiform In order lo ra a
living aid in. I
Imeerlaal Matters fsadla.
"Wlier.ss. (here ars noa pndlua ke-
for Ihe departiorut of state matXr of
blgbi -i hi u.. iv
lug His relations .f our country with
Usileo. i KusUud snd ohr for-
eigu eouutriea Ibai deun.nU lbs most
uueeld if aol
public fntsrex. l
..f flUPH per no mill and be It far
tued oa page I
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