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2HD YEAR NO. 6,9G0.
I.OCAL WBATHKR I'OIlHOAST,
or 0r Dittrlel of O'tmMn., &tryfim(
c ' I loiud, iW rnew; trtjly wind;
F you or your Boys noed
an Overcoat, do not make
the mistake of buying one
before you see our superb
collection of new and
ARTISTIC styles. The
garments will please the
most fastidious dressers, and
the prices will suit the most
OUR line of holiday
NECKWEAR is pleasing
every one who sees it. Call
at any time and look it over.
You will be sure to find one
or more patterns to suit
y ou. All the new colors and
combinations in Tccks, ows,
Puffs and Four-ln-Hands.
All goods In our store are
marked at the LOWEST
possible price when they are
FIRST put on sale, not in a
CUT-RATE sale after you
have been supplied and do
not want them.
B, Robinson k Co
909 PA. AVE. N. W.
MVrate price Basrtansw. WImIW'
ironii taken lu part turawat. Tunis nd
lei jinng. Tuist-liooe that.
SiNDEHS & OrAYMAM,
FRANK BUTLBX, Kuiftr,
931 F Street X. W.
J X rt charts Street, HiUtiasoM.
T Kut tin ad Mr t, Jtiehavmil, Ya.
r i'Ibi m
rKJT-TO WilOil IT MAY uoncjckm:
Th lima lias arrived wha iwrsoa who
. no i lUBU-tpay them or lose UVir eradit-
D.mt Ukeotfduso wbaa ye raoeiv out
r t rs, but If you aw iinahl to pay no aad
r jkesome arraiiaeuuMit with law part? yoa
r wo tu wai ds a settlemxt.
VM.it wc want l protection for oar awf
r! aoUHsilnst Ihateteaau nanom whoeaa,
1 ' ill cot, par their bUl.
'i l.c-o iurirfMu who has fatted to mk
Any frraigemeat fori XI Hag their bitis after
la nir tcea properly aotteed, will he -.
tttj to the numbers of the Jtetohaat'
N .toil Protective Union Hm-eaihar 1 a iut
i" rthyot credit
'ilii associativa embraces matehnats, doo
r i Uwera aad aU other basin!, trade
J I t i'tuleteiOU.
Vi l I...L.C number will semi hi list ef
raiii" f periiu who hate failed tosfctua
r u,k urraamaat therefor la th lor
1 i. central Msttonsl bank!
-' '! ...'",
- KHN UALY,
iii Uklayer and CkMMraetor,
lW fa. av. a w..
W inu to ad viae the twhtt that
i .Ttrr doaeripituB wMt
u iiua at fait ha.
i uar IV a, aj tttht4.
Uavc iemuii.d Ms )Wkt a. .,
f sm WtHP ssps ISPr
" aJaw 4paW P WMffHMMr WpiaKKWrlWp
Ai uud vruoutly tu atJUM of ttttKf
vawh.oifciie aU W4M iextioi
i'ui ul AitauSkw Steaa Imh.
i r TfaAuJuyivilK WhlllHf aha
to hiXOM VUUtt.
K i uuuud iUUUatted.
iu ity uiiaitiL. uU
FOf tlW 60ttWir8lMW f Bl(atMM IffWfm
tlfe AiAiltft Mt& wwlttd WWiffnt of tfroHy.
ftrWwrtWUHte httbe9n nftlo by whhth (bey
cue pay their rim Ml), dsrht (M8khK bwtrs
NATIOWAI, CAriTAI. BANK
WHT KXti XATIOXAIi BASft.
Bfll pW alter the Mh t eah mnth will
Mtbe mtlllevl to the dtommt Ma ptr
1,W en hie leet.
WA8HINOTON OASM0HT COMPANY.
ggr-TO niB rUDMC.
HaTlnret!rl from tin Arm of KMM0N1
& linowN, I take n'eatmre In lofttrmln? my
frlntM ami the ptihllo tht I ean he tial at
my office, 901 Tenth Mreet n. w,whfe I nm
condncttne n seceral
ItEAI. BbTATB, U'AN and INSURANCE
Prompt and pergonal attention ittrentoatl
matters placed In my Imnds. Itespeetfally.
JajibsL . BnowN,
mi Tenth street n. w.
Telephone Call 4ia-3. vavli lm
tKTgr-Arnoros the RTntNOBNCY ov
I' TUB TIVIBS.
In thee time) of the apparent Inv
curl yof manyteeurltlee thoshrntnl
and eonservatlTe Investor l Tery apt
to tnrn to Mfo Iuuranee m the hwt
of nil ftfo Investments. Hero are a
few of the ndVAntnres:
1 ou pay In amnll Installments.
You run no risks.
1' on iret from 4 to 3 per cent, oora
ponnd Interest. You secure protee
tlon. Your heirs rc-elvo the amount of
your policy should you dlo and you
lecclve nearly as mueh nenln as
you pay In should you lira until It
You also recolvo this money when
yon may want It most la your declin
why hoidtato about making suaha
snfo. senslblo nnd prodtnblo lnrest
roentf You nannot d better with
your money. Havo your life Insured.
The Equltablo I Ifo Assurance 8oeIty,
covtN-lm 1W6 V street n. w.
ggprb tub i'Uiiuct
In BMiklnic contracts for brielcwork
J OSEI'II V . CoLUVS,
nai'slrect northwest, wants to adrlte the
ptiblle that he Is still ooatraetlBg for all
Pionpt attention to work Koaraateed.
i3' hleventh awl 0 streets.
Announce the Followinu Uanttlae for
ONS WKEK ONLY!
Ilotter's Teaion OJoperset
OrdlDary I'rlee... St.teperaet
Stae Hantlle Carvers, tally uttar-
anttHHl IM per pair
Ordinary price JIJ0 per pair
Crown limine Machine WJWeaoU
Ordinary ptlce Steaeh
Old Ileiiable Ciothes-wrlairer Jt.Ttaaoli
Our Eallr I lne nf Selssori at M rr
Ccal Ileds, 16lncliM h
Ordinary price We
Aleo a rutl I.lno of Gas aad Oil Storei. Felt
Weather Strips. Puralttire IlatsdhM
aad Mecbaalei' Tools.
iiahwaiik and cutlkry1,
Oueotlte thMtoa Dry 8ood4 Home.
Xavai, Notes. TbeSwaUra arrived
at San Francisco this morala?.
Jllntskr Douglas aalla for Hayll on
TilK 1'UKhIDKMT'li OaI.LKM AtOB
the callers fttba Whim Kouea today
were Senators Ilawley. Spooeef al
Dolph and Itepresenutlvea Kvans ami
DstPAMTl'MK OK CithKK.Vt. MlLU
Gesral Miles returns to Chicago this
evtIn;. No mws was recsivwl by
tb War Deparlmeat today la regard
totke Indlaa sllualloa, but it Is now
Xsrally believed that ttut threateaed
troubte Los blown over.
TAUP0K iMfOHTHi) Ciuvhs Th
Tituttury Dpaitneat has dcUJed Ibat
the proper data to be laserled ia the
stui8 sttxed to imported eUais ar
tb Rawe of Ibe vessI or railroad by
ubleh Ihey aiebiougbt to tk jwrt oi
fleal deavtlaatloB, the dale of the
iBpctioH sad the nanus of the iv
F8CiueT.tHV Husk's Phiatk Skims
tamy. Ilia bow aeaerally understood
that Secretary Husk tuts yiekad out a
sew private secretary i place of Mr.
IjiIXo-, but who be is or where be kails
from but few persons kaow aad they
keep their ktu bulge to Iheimelves.
beewtary Husk says be Is aot golmf to
tell who be has seteetaul tuUil the g
Ueauui U ready to siiiieie bis duties,
wbicb Hill probably be oa the IStii of
tbte uwMttk. as Mr. LaDow's lemigaa.'
tioa takes tffect oa thai dab).
EKTCaVTAIMKfe in iUu(i.iAiis
Admiral DeSUvtef aad bis ottloers
passed yesitrdsy very quietly, auwy of
thtut Kauialay at their hotel duiag
las atoiaiat;. lauaeduUely upoa the
airivsj of taw Brazilians the privilege
of the raited Service Club bad bees
tuieautd to ihcui by its otteecs. aad
last eveaiax they called at the club
Wase to express their apprecUtloa of
tiiiss cottitesy Tbe) IoujmI tbe ateta
Was seedy to receive taeat, aad
Idae visit was made the occasion
of aa iafosaial recepttoa. which
was all a udor useasaat oa that aC"
eaujat. stefreshiMirati were served, a
tnMTir of toasts druak, tod a lew
um0ui auae. auib bv the Hrs riliaBa
'aas) tlhs iiaettibef of lite cluh.
flslli saof alps the udacess ase roafla.iaff
ahout the city at their owa sveut wltT
Nat thiseveaiBd will be aivea baaitutrt
Mid sacepsloa at ftw Arliaatoa HiiUti
Tlse 8cetaiv of the Nvy will bu
the host. The baaqnet toom
aiH he haadsosaely iecocated.
The aveuv csjhss are usique la se
abja aad euuUUely executed- I' j vers
have bees placed for thirty zueais. aad
Mnpay those pteseat will be Secretaries
TvV sod Blaine aad she chief of Ba
teaus lu the Navy Uepartowat Atber
the dlaar a rv.tfpsiu will be held, la
Vfcteh sil Kval aid 4.ry oaUoers have
beat) biddeo. as well a every oae pcoi
aeet la poHtiutl and social circles.
Ailiuiral dv Sllvler aad bU ptfly
uill trbeil It.c abiugtja tjj;
WASHINGTON, D. C, MONDAY
AT THE CAPITOL
OPENING OF THE LAST SESSION OF
THE FIFTY-FIRST CONGRESS.
SCENES INTHESENATE AND THE HOUSE
GTcrom on the Republican Sidfl and
Glee on the Demoeralic.
REMARKABLE ATTENDANCE OF SENATORS
Magnlfieent Floral TrlVulw to Memlwrs
of Beth Partles-BreckinrWga En
Jtf "CHile" JfwM Hlrt.
At n minute t ) noon by the big cloak
rpposilc bis desk, Speaker Heed en.
Icrcd tlic Hall of Iteprasentntives with
cluw and solemn trend. Ilia face did
not wear n smile. Ills coming was un
noticed by the member, the only one
of whom who went up and shook lmmls
v 1th him belnc Frank Liwler. The
tmart of defeat was upon them both
nnd they felt sympathetic.
Long before noon the members began
coming lu upon the floor. The Demo
crats look oi radiant and triumphant,
the Itcinibllcnru downcast. Greetings
(wcro exchanKed and the successful ones
congratulated cacii otucr. lemocrats
cotnmiecratcd with tholiepublicans.tho
latter looking bored. Their efforts to
(mile and look cheerful wcro really ptln
ful to see. The space In front of tho
Speaker's desk was filled with membtrs
or both parties, all talking at once.
Mr. Springer and Mr. llurrotvs shook
hands warmly and engaged In an ant
mated conversation, which appeared
qullo amulog, as both gentlemen
When Major McKlnley entered he
wore tho traditional Napoleonic expres
sion of the campaign of 1871. lie was
surrounded by n sympathetic crowd
who, like him. had fallen outside the
liteastwiitks. During all the talk he
mvt r smlltd, but wore a high and stern
Mr. Kllgore of Texas sat In his so it
I ' the last row on the Democratic side,
his hair bristling more defiantly thin
ever, and nulled as blandly at though
ho had kicked the whole side out of the
Hi publican House. He shook hnnds
with friends, two at a time, and al
together looked as cheery nnd breery
as n Texas prairie on a crisp, sunny
day in spring.
Promptly at Vi the Speaker's gavel
fell upon his desk, and his familiar
voice told, "The House will be In or
der." Instantly the hum of conversa
tion cuawl and the members quickly
so u itb t their seats. The blind Clianlalu
Invoked Divine aid and support. Then
the Speaker directed the Clerk to call
the roll of States. This disclosed a
The next thing la order was the
Swearing in of new member. They
are Mr. I'ladar of New York, elected
to fill the vacancy created by the death
of Mr. Wilbur of the a'weety fourth
district; Mr. Hiyesof Iowa, lathe place
of Mr. Conger of the Seventh district,
who resigned to go as Minister to
ltrazll. Mr. Whltelaw of Missouri, to
succeed Mr. Walker of the Fourteenth
district, who died at the last session ;
Mr. Stone of Pennsylvania, to succeed
Mr. Watoa of the Twenty seventh dis
trict, wbo died during the last sessloe,
ami the mernlwrs from the new Slates
of Idsho and Wyomlsg, Mr. Sweet aad
Mr. Clark. There were some slight,
technical objectioaa to the cmleatiiU
of Messrs. niular awl Hayes, but tbey
n ere dually sworn la.
The only oae of them who received
any applause was Mr. llfeekleridge of
Arkansas. Wbea the Speaker aa
aouaeed that it was tlase to swear ia
the "geutleiaaa frotu Arkansas,"
Mtasrs. McIUe ami Peel, h bo are. as
Tim Casuitbell would say, "eolllies" of
Mr. HrccKiarbige. walked over to the
letter's seat aad escorted hint dowa the
ile. The Democratic members ap
plauded Mr. lireeklaridge to the echo
as be proudly auMcbed doa to the
C'Uik's desk to pledge biaiseit to
aiaad by the Coastitutioa aad the
laws cf his citualry. It was a bitter dose
for Speaker lieed to have to go through
the fursaality of sweeriag ia the areas
ber frotu Arsaasas, but he did it with
bU usual stolid dlgalty. The appiause
wbk-h folbwed upoa his takiag the
oath was loud, eatbusiastte aad loag
eoatiaued. It would have delighted
aa actor oa the stage, aad this was oae
with 9,000.000 spectators, besides
Alaska aad Iadiaas aot tasked. It was
a sigaal coalrast to the aileace aad ia
dUfereace with wsuVeh Speaker Heed's
apsearaace had beea greeied aad saust
have galled that geaiktiiaa greatly,
though he did aot alace.
After these aew Heaters were
aiade full Hedged sutwasaea. Hsjor
McKlaley aioae aad tawed that the
House take a recess uatii ISO p. at , it
thea beiag 1 o'clock. Mr. Kaloe was
oa bis losg, taia legs ussUaUy aad
"Mr. Speaker, I hope Use KeaHtoaua
will aoiobiect to tise tsHse byiag used
for aa eapjuteswe auiwHaa;."
Tale sauy causta a as of Loagrcs-
All the galleries of the Uouae opest
to the puhVac by cai4 or eslMsrisiw were
iieaavljr pacisd. the peoaj ovesioaiiag
lato lie blisya Oily Mm Daato
tuatic gallery was eatkely ewpty. The
Esxcvuive gkry had a haifi of ac
cupsoUs- But all the other wete aUhht
was outh aad beautv. aad auaae
aeithtf so yotag ao so heavilifMil
The torsi tribute to matabers wen
autch saose autaerotts othe Dtsuw
crauV aide thaa oa the Ke&sthiiscsja
Mr. Vaux of Philadelphia, that sturdy
old Desuocrat who uelkvcs thsi the an
pise l surely coajiag uabjas hi puty U
U cowplele control of that Govewwacat.
vas the ru.lpiet cf a huge piece.
Uoa. Jautes Kerr, the brUUaat youag
geaUetaaa who was chalrutw of the
Deujix call. State CuiuuUtU.c of Pcaa
slviuue during the miupilga wbicb
eudcJ lu tUc elvLliuu uf K lUcil PaLllaja
ttj O i.ru i jt a uia-i.iu.ul il niL
horseshoe. Others who receive I rt r 1
t.fTerlBgs were the Mwr8. Shorter
Flower, Hatch, Morw, Stewart of Ver
rront, Uroiltrs, Ilichardson, Uiyne,
Yorter, Ilttchtinan, Harmer awl Atkln
Jtitt m tbe Speaker ordered the roll
called two boys walked down the aisle
beating a coirwml rtand of rows Ami
Crymnthemvms which was surmounted
bylhe "Msab of iusllce." This rrleue
wm for CltftoB It. llreckinrltlge Thh
w greited with applan e.
The Hon. Jolm Wllwn of Kentucky
wore a very radiant smile. He was not
overtaken by tbe Isle cyclone. He will
lie the only Itepttlritasn from bis State
in tbe next I louse. Mr. Wilson had
eleven rivals for the nomlnatloo, ami
bed a hot fleht for election. He Is as
genial a spit It as can be found In or out
Mr. Flower of Xev York introduced
a joint resolution directing the Secretary
of the Interior to ordir the retaking of
the New York census. A lontr pre
amble to the resolution sets forth the
controversy (km! In l his matter between
toe Government and tbe New York
Mr Cummlngs Introduced a resolu
tion of like chsrjcter.
Mr. Ciitchron of Michigan Introduced
n joint resolution authorlrtng the Secre
tary of War to Issue 1,000 rllles and
ammunition for them to the State oC
Dakota to enable the State to assist the
United Slates Government In protecting
citizens and their properly agatnst the
depredations of the Indians
After tho reading of the President's
message the House at 11 08 mlj mrnsd.
There was n rematknbto attendance
in the Senate Chamber nt no n to day
when Vice President Morton called the
ScnBtc to order. Thirty eight Repub
lican and twenty-three Democratic Sen
ators rose In Ihctr places as the Chap
lain, llev. J G. Duller, began the Invo
cnllon. On the desk of Senator Voor
hnswas n lines lloral piece. In the
middle of a bed of roses rested a mound
of uhlte and purple immortelles, on
which were the woids: "D. W. Voor
litis. Indlnmi." Surmounting this
mound was n huce rooster. The deiki
of Senators IlarrK Higglns and Saun
ders were decorated with flowers.
Al the conclusion of the prryer Sen
ator Hoar sent to tho desk of 'the Pre
siding OlHcer the credentials nf Sen itor-i-lrct
Carey of the new Stale of Wy
mtng They wore read at length. Mr.
Hoar then sent up the credent! lis of
Mr. Carey's colleague, Mr. Wirron,
VNhlch were rend.
Mr. Carey and Mr. Warren had luen
slaudingoti the Republican side of tbe
Chamber talking with Mr. Dolph, Mr.
Plumb and other Republican Senators.
As toon as Mr. Warren's credentials
bad leen read Senator Swnford offered
bis left arm to Mr. Carey and Senttor
Hoar ITcrid his right arm to Mr. War
ren and the two new Senators were led
to the dtsk of tbe presiding olHc.T.
where Vice President Motion re id
the oath to them from h
pilnted slip which he held lu his left
lined. When tbe oath had been admin
istered orally Chief Clerk Johnson
placed the written oath before each of
l lu in, and tliey signed it. Then they
walked', unescorted, to their desks, which
are in the last row on the Republican
side of the Chamber, between the desks
of Mr. Power awl Mr. Illcgtas. For
several minutes tbe new Senttors held
a reception and shook tbe hinds of one
after another of their fellow Senators.
W bile this reception was beins; held
Senator Edmunds offered In succession,
two resolutions, to which tbe Senate
agreed. One of them dt dared uoon
tbe regular hour of meetlac, ami Ibe
other directed tbe Secretary of tbe
Seaate to inform tbe House of It-rpre
sentatlvu that the Senate was assem
bled. A resolution offered bv Mr. Cullom
for a cow wit tee of two to wait on the
President was agreed to.
Mr. Hoar then offered a resolution to
proceed to deUimlae by lot to watt
classes tbe two aew Senator should be
kag. Tbe number "I," "i" aad "3"
were put In a bo together aad Mr.
Carey drew ' and Mr. Warren "t."
The term of Mr. V trey therefore will as
pire ia 1895 aad that of Mr. Warren ia
The Seaate then took a reeeas until
1 30 is await tbe report of the caatnlt
tee arpolaled to call oa the President.
At 130 p.m. Vice l'resl.ieat Morton
called the Senate tu order aad aa
aoi.aced "A wsaaca fmat the PreJ
det of th - I'all-d States," at Hue sain
time aaadiag to Sectetary MeCook wfcat
was evfcieaUY a printed copy of the an
It was carried to the desk by Captaia
Hasaett, and opened by the chief clerk.
Sectetary MeCoek began IwnMNJistidr
to read It Mostof the Seaatursoi both
partie leuialaed ia their seats aad
ttateaed carefully to the reading of the
Chkf Cterk Joaason sad oalv gotten
s far a "?o the Seaate aad ifottie uf
lkpreseatativesof the Valusi States,"
when aosae one directed the Ytcirti
dent's atteatioa to the fact that the
President's aieaaeager had aot yet sp
eared, lie then stopped tbe reading.
adaate later the onsaOUee ap
pointed to watt u the Preabaeat (aena
tot Cullosa aad iiarris) appeased la
the eewtae akle aad Keeator CuUow a
aoaaeed that the VetsaVlamt would cons
aim i ate aith thai ilmats in wsi4anjt
i'jcutie Clerk Pradca then eatewd
the uMor. ad4tesa Uw Prl4tag
omxr, desjvewd the package wtaia
lag the FseaUeM's aaausl wesae.
The nrssltw of t Fi4aat' nwi
sage 0tupie4 ana ' hour i4 aftaea
wIwsWs. aad at is coa,-iuaO0 IA p.
m.) the tfti'tiiMtS) tjiiiajyrnsidi yaslj life-gaf"
laiwfdbttedij atet Use aii Mtf MS3t
of the twrstaty HtfjHrbHtaB nnift wim
heU to diet-us the order uf biHsjaeti.
The foilowiag were aaoa the bill
latsoduced ia tike Uouee to day :
By Mr. fowaaead of Cosoxsdo To
provid for that free coinage of silver.
The bill provides that, sites It pat
sae, the unit value is the 1'ulU.d
&iu hball be tbt. dollar to be luiui. 1
it II.' kIus ot lUudarJ iilvc '
. j tl ilLs v. f alauJtttJ gold Ibcat t -J
EVENING, DECRMIiEll J, 1800.
to be legal tenders for all dW, rmWfc
That heriafter any owner of sliver or
gold bullion may deposit it at anv U. A.
mint to be formrd Into standard dolliti
or hers for his borretH wlthmtt rhiwtf ;
but It shell be lswfiil to refuse any ik
rnslt of lets than $100 value.
The Wit provides further that any
bolder of the coin nHthotUsed by this
Mil msy deposit it with the Treasurer
or any Assistant Treasurer of tire
United States in sums not lew thsn 10,
ami rrceive therefor ceritftcites, the
coin detioMt.il for the cfrllflc tes toir
relA'ned for their payment.
Tbe bill Is to take effect thirty drs
aftrr Its rmstage.
Ily Mr. Vnmiever To cede the arid
lsnrfs to the States and Territories in
which they are situated, and lo
provide for Irrigation and the pro
tictlon of fotcst and rmsturace
lands; alto lo provide for the purchase
of a site nnd the enctlon of suitable
buildings for a military post at Stn
DIcgo, CaI. The appropriation is not
to exceed $700,000.
Ily Mr. Ilarllne of Nevada For Ihc
free coinage of silver and the Issue of
Ry Mr. Lodge of Massachusetts To
lty Mr. Plcklcr of South DAkota To
provide for the free coinage of gold ami
silver bullion and for other purposes.
Ily M. Iluchanan of New .Jersey
Appointing Commissioners to revise the
staltiUs relating to patents, trailemnrki,
etc. (The bill provides that the Com
sloner of Patents nnd the delegates
from tho United Stiles to the Inter
national Conference held at Madrid
In 1800 tbe Commissioners to revise the
statutes concerning patents, trade nnd
otlur marks, the stntules Is amended to
bo reKuted to C ingreis).
Ily Mr. Plcklerof South Dakota
Granting a service pension to persons
fervlng In tho Army, Navy or Marino
Corps of the United States during the
war of 1801.
Ily Mr. Clements of Georgli For
the free nnd unlimited coinage of stand
ard silver dollars.
The clerks of the Appropriation com
mittees of the two Routes of Congress
hnve lueoarul a Uble comnsrimr the
estliimtrs nnd appropriations of 1901
with tiie estimates for npproptltllom
The net Increase nf estimates of reg
ular annual appropriations fur 1802 over
those fur 1901 Is ySU.TOQ, 100. The In
cii'8n if tstlmiites of nerminent up
prnprlatlous Is i0.Si,:('i, maklnt
a total IncrvHW In est I
mate for 1H02 over 1S1H of
$TI,lti,HIVt. The total Increase of ei
limalt's fur lSl)'.'. civer appmiirlittlon
(icliilve of deAcIencle nnl mlscell.i
mom), for 101 is fnil.'ffJ-i.Oi:!.
The total eitlmatesof appropriations
forlf-02arfl81.0!K.iaO: the totil esti
mated revenues ror lWilsfllrl.U.Vi.OW.
tfef cleneles ami intcelaneous)ceil the
estimated revenues for 1H4:S by $:H,
077.187 The rstlmated appropriations
(..cluslve of ? 19.9 1.934 for sinking
fund ami exclusive of di HcUocIes and
ralseellaneous) are less than tbe estl
maud itvenujs by rl'1,117,i91.
The Anmnl Pension Appropriation
bill, which has been prepared by the
House 'Comudltee on Appropriations,
provides for tbe appropriation nf
$183,090,783, or 411,500 1m than
tbe estimates, and HJ.tH2.J-l more
than tbe amount approprlateil
for tbe present fiscal year.
Tbe Increase ortr tbe appropriation
for ibis year recommended by tbe cjw
HittUe art-- Fr tbe iaynient of pen
sions, $)0,Oefc!,ii3-4; fur fees of exam
ining m returns, f 300.000, clerk hire at
agencies, 30,000; sUllonery, $10,000.
THE FlfiMT AG.USST PA8IKLL.
MbIH- UHlharlHs; f lha 3Iitr at
lha 1 r fitrlUmeBtarr 'My
Ia spos, Dee. 1. The meeting of lne
ParMamenlsry ntemberi of Ik Irish
Nationalist party, called t deliberate
a to tbe question of party leadership,
convened at noon to day. Mr. Parnell,
aei'osnpitniad by bis private secretary,
Mr. Campbell, wa thearst lo arrive.
Mr. Paraell took the chulr aad
promptly ealled hi colleague to order.
Ttlegrams front the representatives
of tbe party now ia the United State
end front Archbishop Couke were read.
At I o'clock a reixs was taken f r
(u leaving ike room where he had
brtain oafetence whb hi SMpponat.
prior lu the meeting of the fail risk
Parliaw eatery deirgaUon. Mr. Parneti
aahi to a reporter of an Irish newsfstpei'
present "Tell these I ttt tight t
Mr- Paraell leaked, pale ad eae
wora. hut chatted cheerfully with those
At half-past I o'clock the door of th
root wete reopened. Mr. I'arnei! being
the lust 14 rrtve.
Abut teeaiy-lv aWMther were
pre at tiuowgfcowt the coeie.
The laeetlag 1 of the ssotsaleat d
erriptiaa. Th f riewi of Mr- haraeU
as mtUag desperate etfort to re
adjourn th ixnfereace to UbUa,
Where, they urge, to grave a Hwsatlo)
a the leaderabip of the Irtch party
klould properly be decided.
frtt the tusjoriiy, hutly iwotasted
Vkg&wasVsW flWSr wWpavaj eBAvay anjaaa WSajampapB
Mr. Dillon, l aupporiiag Mr SvtM,
said that it waathe ilrsite of tbe saa
jctiy of the frith Pjliaenttry pacty.
as it ws the deabM of the lriah peopie.
tunslettdn it k4eibip uaaulittd itad
uaatatmru. It was. he beHevad. a tiiim
U-rladulgiag tadttaaoiy tfiMacs.
tu plying for the adeortoy. Mr. Hud
Uioud ptuajuaaU-ly appealed M lb rep
Rutativt ol iitiiuwl la tbe DritUb
iVliaJiLiat to pause befocw they .. il
imWw the lite! leadur wb'We abiilly hid
pUiB (.dbcotVe to their urgaJtiatija u.a 1
sujck lu their iff ai
Sir. Bcdaua4 pro. vi.dicj: an-iiol
that at tbe Ua ul M 1'"' "
ekvtiiw the divoace maik - a i , -stow.
ICrteaof Mo' Ko'i ' '
know i abat saaaaer Mr- O. .
kut hind beest wilkhheid Ico-
kaowkdge. ud yet. at the Uldiag of
tbe tnK'ih liutrsi tUi wtkutel t'
-d'U.it lUc lii-L kj.a . ' L L jj
OF PRESIDEST H.RR!JI
SENT TO C0S0RI85 THIS timm.
nt Couatrj Iiis kirmrt Bmtlj
Daring Um PMi Tur.
WORK OF THE tXICWIYI WPAfmttlt.
RgtemmRdiBf the PaiMge af Xatititl
Election Iv, Naliesil fctskreptcy
Bill aad PmUI Tslef npk.
The President lo day transmittal to
Cons res his second annual msnits.
After congratulating Congress upon lite
peaceful condition ami prosperity of ibe
country during the post year awl Us
amlcAble relations with foreign notions,
the nit'teagu conltnttts:
The revenues of the Government
from all sources for the fiscal voar end
ing .lune 80, 181)0, were f-KM,!Hi8.0fl..Vi,
and the total expenditures for the same
rnrlod were $3i8.l51S,5fll 52 The
jiostal receipts have not heretofore been
Included in'the statement of those ag
erc gates, and, for the purpose nf com
parloon, the sum of $00,81,007 !f
should be deducted from both sides of
the account The surplus for the year,
Inclmllnc the amount applied to the
sinking "fund, was fUTi.Xll.lOil O.J.
The receipts for 1800 were $10.0510,
1)93 70 and the expenditures Illi.TdO,
871 In excess of those of l.H0. The
customs receipts increased $.,$', 313 9
and the receipts from Internal revenue
$11,735,191.81), while, on the side of ex
pciidil tires, that for pensions was f 10.
313,07..V6 In excess of the preceding
'I he Treasury statement for the cur
rent tlfcul year, partly actual and p irtlv
ittlmnted. Is as follows: llccelpts Irom
nil sources. $400 000,000; total rxp-ndl-lures.
$:tr 1,000,000. lfuvlne n surplus of
$33,000,000 nut taking the pstii re
ceipts into the account on either tide.
The b is nf revenue from cmtoms for
the laM rpiarter is estimated at $33,000,
IK'0, but Irom this Is deductul n italn of
about $16.000.0iH). reslUed d nlog the
first four monllmnf tbx year.
Tor the year 1SBI tin- tots! estimated
receipts are $Ji?.l.00O ooo. anl the esti
mated expenditures $!I37,S33.3'9 U.
Iravlrg an estimated surplus of $13, 1 17,
790 30, which, with a cash ImIiqco of
$33,0U0.000 at the becinnlmc or the
year, will Rive f07.1 17.700.38 as the
sum available fur tbe redemption of
outstanding bonds or other use. The
estimates of receipts and expenditures
for the Postotllce Department, bjliur
ciiih1, are not Included in this stale
mi n I on either side.
The report of the Stcretary of War
exhibits several grallfvlng results at
tslned during tbe year bv wit aad tin
ostmtatlous methods. Tbe percentage
of desertions from tbe Army Un evil for
width both Congress ami the Depart
ment have long been keeklac a remedy)
has been reduced durlnit the past year
31 per cent., and for tbe months of Au
gust ami September, during which time
tbe favorable effects of the act nf June
111 wore felt, . '13 per cent, as compared
wlib Ibe same months of ll&'.i.
Tbe results attained by a reorgautzv
tlon and consolidation of tbe divisions
having charge of ibe hospital and ser-
ice record of Ibe volunteer soldier
re very remarkable. This c-bange w it
affected In July. ISM), and at that time
there wer 40,1(34 case awaiting alien
tlon, mere than half of these being
calls from tbe Pension Offlcu for tofor
matiou necessary to tbe adjudication of
pentUm claims, (in tbe 30ih day of
June last, though over three hundred
thousand new call bad come in, there
was not a single case that had not been
examiatd and aaered.
J concur in the recommendations of
the Secretary that adequate ami regular
appropriation be continued for coast
defense work and ordnance. Plans
kve men practically agreed up m. and
there can be ao good rs m f r delay
ing tie CMiution of them; while tbe
defi SM-lew state nf our great seaport
furnishes an urgent reason tor wise
1 he encouragement that has beea ex
tttded to the militia of the Sta'es, tea-
rally and saoet appnmi4teJydt4getted
the "Natioaal Guard," should ho c
tUutd Mil eniareed. These miliUry
t rgsalsatioa coastiiut, ia a Urge sense,
the Army of the United Mate, whim
about ave-slsihs of the annus! cost of
their maintenance U defrayed by the
The report of the Potater-t;oncr4l
shows the voM gratifying progress us
the tecportaat work cmajtiiwt to hi
diHKloii. Tae Imsiae methods hate
beta greatly Improved. A Urge
teem-my i xptudituies and aaia-i-fMt
uf fuur and ihrte iiuarter md
loa in receipu hae been realised. The
deietestc ibis year U f3,7m.J a
saliisi tattM3 last year, aotwitb
stacsllng the great alargsaettt oi the
strvtce. Mail loute have beea vx
ttBakd a ad qukkeaed, ami greater ac
curacy aad dbtpatch in distribution
and delivery hare heca attained The
uputt aili be found to be lu'l of ia
tercet and iuggttios, aot only to C'o
gres, but to those thoughtful cttl.aas
fco m be intcretwd to km what
rtiilmiii ynnia can do for skat e
pasSjawat of pttbjiif sjlininKlrftrin yhlch
u-t nearly UMtche all our people.
Tbe paasaee of the act to aoae4
c i tan Mctiun of the itcviaed gtstute
rlUagto IcUerk. ppro.ved aegJcsn
btr 19, 1M. ha Uea teceiveJ wkk
great 4 desencd potiular (uvut. Smt
r-usuiu.t Dkpwtiatat aod tbe Depart
nitut of Ju at oa-: cau-red up-'S
tbsiofi' u " i !- Ua with sym
ptm'' .i i.'v 'b unWic
ait,J- , . . . ' t the
fliLi' lUl,t fcOd dvm -raih OR appeds
,i 'ittivure miuii1'',' troui the
- -: ogxea. aUace
. , :,,. nine new vesadal have
: put is com-UiWeioo. tad duriujj
tbU atiitcr ft ui uu'ii l3.!uiioi oae
u till r Ul K . I li.l TU i .Uitiii
' ' . - i. v ... .-I
ratal Tiro oaartei
fVte MMak fWlw
ss.l) a cjmsN
W WWsWHsiy WllswWiW
yWaV r VMR VHP vWNeWwV
t 4 wmm ha
W &t W BHaWr BnMssWnr
vattrah W aCsfsast ftsnst at- rn
s sttvifB) Tim nf eaws f
at ttm mm mm t tfM
by iswnlMe) I Nh mmm p?
ami vff sawat w ha aahrtis-
thm to ike mtaHaem h ... r ,.f
aanasshaaaaahSkeyuvBt akksl Ats MAaskinntmsJI fcam
frlRpffllllllPml iffW He tlivrlw,,l f
sf ff WPrtW aftr8nfpn1 irsWI WfVMI
llN $WfP 4$ wp r Hk MgHh'hgf g
mmm hm N rtt falHMi tm
amsMkenaei ttatsasl naaaAaa sk ftfaat amlni
erew at M.srtvstssN in a mm
tr Xtmt fsvwaM ermMtmmm I
'i fWJwfT flsf fvs iiTsWf'PNswy c
Intirtof ethitsrt stttk fatten ss
ard rtewisesn rise ess smrk nf that
Dvtwittnesrt asm tfc jttsf vwf vatattn
Ula. Th efsSssn mmm ay
him are earnestly niaaM to the
coaaMerattrnt nf Omgra. ibnsMrb Mmf
tsssnt all be ta aantrntsr nmwtbm
rt nt.K t.anriH
The mdhry mtriltMit ta my last aasmat
manage In istartoa t Mm pantnWn nf
lands to settlers orm Ihf pahttc 4sma
has been carried nmt I the sstsataistM
tlon of the Im1 OaV general
suaplrlon or Isntmtatl m nf frnml has
been alio wad to rtvUy the nesrtnr ami
siljurllcsllon nf mftvtiMl rsars pn
tbtlrmerlt- Tk mtrp-me h been t
rntfrcl the title nf knmtt sxttrte wtth
such prompt that the vslne nf the
entry might ml be swallowed np be the
( xpenee ami estortbms t which May
lubjecltd lb claimant. The average
monthly Imtre nf atrtcultu's! pstents
hat been Inrreastsl abo t.MO
at rnKMR rot T
The bill for the rclb f of the Kunresn
Coutt has, aflir maayytwrsnf dlerus
(Ion, reached a position where Best
action I easily atttlaabte, and It I
hoped that any dlfferenrra of opinion
msy b so barmoolrnl a to th
essential feature of this very Important
nicRHire. In this rnnnertlnn I esmesllr
renew my recnmmemlatlon thst the
salaries of Ibe Jrnlg of the United
States district courts be so readjusted
that t one of thr m shall receive I than
$fl,0o ptT Hiinnm.
The Gi.i ii ment does not i.wn or
optiHtc the tailroads, and It should mi.
1 think, own i,r operate Ibe telegraph
line. It th is, hnarver. seem prril
cable for tbe 0 vcrnmrnt lo contra-1
Willi tin leleciapb compaobs, aslld w
with ilie railroad cumpanle to e ny
mi h communications as ibe semieN .nay
dislgnate for tbl method of tmnanis
(Inn. I ricooimerld such legialalfon as
Hill enable the Potoftlc IVpatlnent Ii
fairly test tbe txiiiment of the advan
tages of tuch a use of tbe telegraph.
NATtOXAI. IIANKMl IT LAW.
Tho inactirent of a Nallonat l'snk
tupt law I still regard as very desirable
Congress should exercise its power and
pro ifle unlfi rni rules for the lolnlstr
tlon of tliearTNirsnf Insolvont debtors.
Tbe Inconvenience resulting from tbe
occasional and temioriirrt-xerrisu of tnl
power liyCnDrrcsa and from tbecon
liicting Male code nf In lvency which
come Into force IntermnlUtely should
lie lemovml by tbe enactment of a
simple, loexiienslve and permanent
National ltankrupt law.
It is gratifying lo know that gen
erally there is a growing and non-pir-tUsu
demand for better election laws.
Hut against tbl sign of bone and
progress must be set tbe depressing and
undeniable fact that election law and
methods are lotnettim? cunningly con
trived to secure minority control, while
vh'lence complete tbe shortcomings of
In my last annual messase Isurgeated
that the development of tbe existing
law provhllnK a Federal supervision of
Congreaslomtl ekethm offered sn effect
Ive method of forming these abuses.
Tbe neetl of such a law has manifested
Itself In many parts of ibe country, and
its wholesome restraints and penalties
will be useful In all. Tbe coastitu
llouallty of tuch legislation has been
smtined by tbe Supreme Court lis
probable itrectiveness Is evidenced by
ibe character of tbe opposition that is
made to it. It has been denounced as
if it arte a new exercise of federal
pow-r ami an invasion of the rights of
tbe Stales. Nothing could be further
Irom tbe Huth
ll is not a uueion whether we sbsll
bhe Kidrial Klectlon law, for we
now have one. aad has bad for
twenty year, lmt whether we shall
b.ve an tffictlve law. Thpreaeal
law stoj jut hort of effemieene, fr
it tumader to the ba;! authorities all
control user th certi&eatiot wideb es
tshiishe tker'ttKt ' right to a sett
in the House of itepreseatatlves. This
defect should be cured
1 he path of the elector to the baibtt
boa must be free from the ambush of
fear ami the eatic emeat ot fraud tbe
must to true aad open that soss shsll
gainsay it. Such law should bj abs
lutely ma partiaaa end impartial- ii
should give the advaatage to hoaeaty
aad the evatroi to maj iriite. kktrtdy
there is aotklag teetloaal about this
crttd, ard If it shall happen that the
penalties of laws ii; leaded to enforce
these rights fall here and not there, it
l. aot Utauie the law i sectional, but
U cause, htpiiy. crtta b ioctl and
sol universal. Ver should it be forgot
ten that every taw, whether retaUa
totUciioas or to any other subjei',
wheibei emu.tai by the State or Mstioa.
has force behind it; the court, the
marshal or eoathle. the "s e.'uttii
tut, tk Mteua. are all aad a! '' be
iiut it Is thl that thU WgMaUoa will
revive rave aalavwriks. aid some have
tvs-n suggested that when th peaceful
u tbd of fntMsi any made imfweiWe
tkry may be stipplanwd by intlaUialtuo
sad kktMce. If the proponed la
give to any qualisWd ekctor, b a
bait eb,ht. mur thaa U eil lu
Biaacc or ib.triu.-i by o muru from
au) oiksr uaJitfed elu. A U f ilty
iinumbsd- Uui If lb l4 i eiuii
ami ike asiiuoaUks ll U lo evuk gi
i ui ot ttic fact i bit sume elMiot have
bttn ai.i;utiad t trinisc the fraa
ifcW for ithii. ua atlt as for theut
!i- iLiu these oDluiositW ou.'til u.
to t, ' Llt-t i iib ii liu.i mid
ulill. 1 l.t i ill tu i..ul u lat dta
N .1 . . i .ui ijw tu to enforce
Jj ts, i la uuesdtai tosecue
totUciiiito hl cvustbuiional rights,
and i bcomau.mluiu.t ttiodeiuawb
of ub l he promptly teased wm. If
to piimuu: aiih ui aal ready later s
ivii ir )-it f. r tbt dtVili.pieul ' t
uikii uuu-'i ii- imrr birb.1 -
U.1- l3 a a. I r.f aa 1 tli. lul
w. mmtw sen sevnmT snu
law w fm tegMa)tiniivM mm fw nwtnmti
sPaMrifeMl MaM lsflMMkl ValAM wt nWHQVA ErrSB"
ttre tat twtrmly itttath KweJ wshW.
tart row tmt HfoTs nt ntheff matie MM
The rresWsnt r-atra tttHrtf o
frrNM tm tn Ifasratl la th ttrlff et
srjjri wtwtentlrmal. tk revrtMj
deglW oa cffral t'jnsmidfns stm
r lm nsnssl Hi tk rectwvsMtjr ftisjar
awttjtwt hrtem, WasraW test tl
Mfv PIvVcW. MM UOWflnWR W ft
utif rot tii itui.
! rpr tstr W SnSi t HM-w nmt
jpWnrr srwmW STIV nMJrjhrT h aWelrwTen
11111 RtiR. 9 tt . tM 1 Tm
t-t Hosebmi Indletw M sMtv
stnmttad by th hsse-
Nefry nf th aflRcr. th Klmtn ftssm
dm oM tspotttii Tail Agetwy Ih
tmmrni Whit llrm aad are mflg
north sfnwg th streaea to th kftla,
It wosrM not tan tkta toag ts get Mm
th bane ftssta at ifc Iret
pr-ch nf lb Iroopa, and. by rmvwUng
sb wly kmg lb river, they can get
gt d ttartog for ihctr stock.
la iketr stamped lb ln-tlss kavw
wtpt all th raachea la the Whit CUf
sad WmrmM Knee r..unltj. IIumlrrfi
nf br-rtr ami tivstee have hs stotew.
I N of ibe Kombnd pollc nrrlran. was
ha bss followla th big bami of
nsaramler, had hh bon shot frssm tin
Art btm today. Many nf Uttle
Wonad'a panpt are with th ttmnkwla,
Utile Wrmmf I aot with tk prtr.
which Is now rcpurtcd to be t.OOO
Mtot. The troop have not yet re
ct ll ordats to moe on the maraod.
t MtrrnwnR Wm, IK?c t Ooioael
Orflty of the fVvmteratb Infantry, ssh
to. mil ni Fort liusavi. received ordew
last ntaht from the drpsrtmeni cam
mandrr to bv his men niulppe.1 lor
wlnt. r service and In remtlma to mow
a once The Mppltr and camp
rftilppC of toe rrgtmeat were aaat t
ubvllle a k ago.
Wihnarso, Max . Dec 1 It It
protmlde tknt the Caaadlsn India M
aware of what th Indiana la Dakota
and XelWMka are doing at tk meeesrt.
time and tkat they r cngnlisnt of tk
McKslah eras. The Mom ImHasst H
IWgtn M they are alt gnieg to Mo
tntbemher side of rtoundary haeatts
alt the SMoux hati to uu1 at a rwrtatw
TU STEAL 100,900 AUtEl
MwrtH- t'totrcM MihSo br sM SwU
St I.i m. Ma , Ike t In. Lewis
P. Kbrmann, a well known pbysieUn.
last night confeamd that he committed
rcrjury In answering tatOToxMortex
Irom Texas' Attorney aeral in a aattl
against Jams Mclkmnell, father In l.iw
nf Dr Kbrmsnn nod the late A. A. Tat.
mage, gemral maaacer ot the Wabth,
St Iul and Pacific lUllroad. who
wtre charged In ibe uli cbargMf the
petson Hiih having mad fraudubMrt
locations or iou.iuu acres of lead in
Harris and Urz rt Cnuntiea, Tex., ftt
13 The doctor's coafvtaton to tsm
ITk t that Ofltbvr be north were sow
rf resldeot or stiller, a they ewer
tbey were, aad that tbey frsitJusssstly
conspired to ret p.neilne) of IbeTexm
lands In iiuestloa Mjr X iMdiastHt
nf llcuioo, Tex , U charged by th
dcetor with btng "eaelacered th
dead steal "
m kill? s itHtm
fctHleaer fr 7.M lr h Manter 0m
wlllrtt Mutts' VSH Ac
h.i.KK, Ut, Dec. l Job Katff
was isaturday sentenced to life imprison
ment for a murdtr c immltted lwtr
sis j ear ago. Karly ia lt Kelly wajs
one of a sheriff's pose b rati Ami
a dssperaie horse ibtcf named Pott,
who wa shot dead for resuwiog areata,
Priced of Dart have bad lb eas ts
i ved oa a charge of murder, ami sra
Kelly found that a warrant bad beast
Issm d for bis arrest he surreadrs4 bras
selt to tbe attthoritts. with lb ab.sn
suit. The other nwmben of tk
posse are dead or have left tluj cottattf .
Am ftret ssmh l VsMttMat Ho
ttmt itohhwsa fiuiinwnt.
H4ITIMMKK, Mi", Dec- 1 -Posts of
gang of highway men, who bv rf
iakl and robbed foot pscngr alowg
the road of the B dtimore and Ubjr ftffjt
held up a number of iraiamea. ba
Lt 0 captured. Tbv- robber had M
4usiter oa a small Ulsml t tM W
teoantv Wv very wmt Tsslfrk
w nfsmw esnji wnVLw ts "8 srss1li4r mfsWm bsv miv
dlsk4gd- AUhoagh yatstJaf. Mt
K'bswr at a tleepcrat M aad fought
bke netMia before 1 hey Wernicke.
m1tsmmrrW wr'PHPswSj Wwwm
Kew Vow,. Ihsc. A sperfa' tost-
Wuttd from Kan Antonio, Tex-, at t
ids-mic la the fats along tV 1 1
tirami hordes, oa lb Ifeatof
aed tigunueaad ttttt-efvi . 1
method ha-vebre adoat i
the 4Ueas from pre4usi. ' - -
side. Tksre we fe l - - -1
Yoakum ami l'M, Tsx ! 1 i
no fear that t ti
lW(l(lu " I mfcr M . . - H r
BoOKf, 1 1 -1"
eux, who ' 1 bst u 1
sht tim. - b . ' .
Sid lotaed 1' l ddn
W vdmsJay d v 1
ibe member x -
Mrs. lbvls kt tai t
vi it wouil be U(..-- '
1. ."'v Kr 1 . r
Walker ik uii-- . t
ru.oi.tf am, ftve I
city. He emMtkm w I
hertutw uertl tsT d i
serbus chaag to.4 place, and bv
pbvsicbsBS bn- bu hope ( ker toco
civ lbi.tii.1 V la sail u l heart.