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K"Bnt I have brought these matters -in mainly
because they occupy about three-fourths of tSe
Attorney-General's brief." •:
In speaking of President McKinley's original
I recommendation as to Porto Rico in his first
irestajr' to the LTlth Census, At. AMricn
repeatedly -uored the President as declaring
that It was -cur manifest duty" to give free
trad* to Porto nico. when everybody else in the
crowded courtroom was aware that Mr. Mc-
Kinley used the stronger and more direct word
"plain**' instead of Mr. Aldrich's word "mani
fest." Two or three of the Justices seemed
strongly inclined to correct his phraseology and
reduce it to a literal quotation of the President,
and Justice Shirts broke his customary silence
with the question: •_¦....-., . _.. T ..-.• - .
• Was it before or after the passage of the
Porto Eicon Tariff bill that the President said
iit was our plain duty to give free trade to
•It was before the passage of th? bill, an
swered the lawyer.
Justice Harlan asked if the treaty making
power could go beyond the Fourteenth Amend
ment to the Consftutton. and Mr, Aldrtch replied
that *e- thought not, .^
CONTROVERSY WITH JUSTICE HARLAN.
Soon after this question Mr. Aldrich got into
an amusing controversy with Justice Harlan.
The attorney Quoted extensively from a recent
decision of the Supreme Court which he con*
•iflered of peculiar pertinence to this case, and
he repeatedly attributed the decision to Justice
Harlan The dignified Jurist kept shaking his
fcead deprecatingly at Mr- Aldrich, but -.vh<m
the lawyer failed to take the hint Justice Har
lan bluntly blurted out, loud enough to be heard |
by everybody in the courtroom: -That was ,
not my opinion. fir. .On the contrary. I *ls
e-ntefl from it strorciy. It wat Mr. Justice Gray
here /-roir'^fJ to that grave and dignified per
sonage) who wrote that opinion. Yes. sir; it was
Mr. Justice Gray, and not I."
Mr. Aldrich apologized profusely to Justice '
Harlan for the error, and after a little coughing
spell proceeded with his argument.
It is a RtartlUg proposition, ' he said, "that a
power denied to Parliament as inconsistent with |
liberty and consonant only with tyranny be- .
lone* to the Congr ss of the United States in
<tt.« case and to the President thereof in an- t
other; that a power the assertion of which j
Justified rebellion and a prolonged and bitter i
war to resist was carefully preserved in the I
very Government established as the result of f
such resistance : that our' forefathers denied an !
omnipotent Parliament to decree an omnipotent ,
Congress; that what was tyranny as to them ;
in 17C5-T6 is less than tyranny now. Time I
must be capable of changing principles if this i
proposition be true.' .. . • ¦ : !
Speaking of America's early struggle for lib- |
erty, Mr. Aldrich said:
The virile remonstrances of th» several Colo
nies compare favorably with any public docu
ments ever produced. These discussions made
the writing of the Declaration of Independence
easy and were a fit preparation for the long
year* of struggle and self-sacrifice necessary to
maintain and establish the pnrciples of that ,
immortal production We have since abolished !
Slavery and have become admittedly the fore- |
most ration in all history in all that stands i
for liberty guaranteed by laws made by a free i
people, v^liich is our boast and the object of our
adoration. Cur principles, our traditions', our j
liberty, our Constitution, all forbid that arbl- |
trary power shall become our characteristic i
The ehaft aimed at the new colonial policy is |
tipped with a feather from the American Con- ;
He closed with an elo^u^nt reference to the
work of the forefathers, which he said was •
»ot for "their day alone, but for air time. ,
SPECULATION AS TO THE DECISION. !
Naturally, now that the^TaFe is closed, sppcu- i
"latlon is rife as to thc.o^i^nj'. As heretofore |
intimated in The "Tribune, the consensus of j
opinion in Washington -tf that" Justices .Harlan, |
Prewer .and White ar^«"t in^t^ir view against j
the Government's cont*Sßonn '-"Hence the advo- ;
catts rf the doctrine that ''the Constitution fol- i
lows the flag" feel certain that these three mem- I
bers of the court net only will vote against a '
decision for the Government, but are extremely ,
anx.ous for the Court to ignore all technicalities |
and decide the case squarely on the constitu
tional issues involved. Justice Brown has not .
asked the lawyers many questions, hut the few ]
inquiries he has made indicate that he also 1 ans ,
strongly ( m!«t the Government's position, j
From this point of view, it appears that the ;
bench will be close irhfn the time comes to ron- •'
L der a decision, and it is generally he.^ved - that
£] if the Government wins it will be by a -vote of
m five to four. But Justice Peckh:im, to say noth
" 'Ing of Chief Justice Fuller, is yet to be reckoned
vith in this calculation. Justice PeckhacV has
asked some qu-fticng indicating serious d"ii ! t in
his mind as to the main contentions. He. like
Chief Justice Fuller and Justice White, is a
Democrat, ar.d a.l three of them were appointed
to the bench -by Mr. Cleveland, who continues ,
to declaim against the Administration's colonial '
policy. It Is interesting to note that Justices j
Brewer. Brown and Phiras were appointed by !
General Harrison, who, like Mr. Cleveland, is :
opposed to the Administration's colonial policy. i
Whether or not the views of Mr. Cleveland or '
those of General Harrison will have any ir.flu
erce on th» minds of the men they appointed to I
the bench may be. it i.- submitted, a psycholog- J
ical rather than a purely speculative question. j
For the natter 9t that, it can be claimed that ,
previous parly affiliations may have no more '
weight with the Justices than the relations sup- j
posed to have existed between them and the I
appointing power prior to their appointment. j
Aside from serene confidence in the merit* of j
their contention, the supporters of the Govern- •
ment's policy are buoyed up with hope as to the
outcome by the circumstance that it was en the '
initiative of the Court, and especially of the i
Chl*f Justice that the cane* of Goetze and I
Pepk* were joined instead of bains tried sep- '
arately. It Is argued that possibly this is an In- '•
dication of the Court's dfsire not to face at this i
rime- the tremendous responsibility of deciding
the civil and political status of the new insular
psrtffsions. and that as there are certain palpa-
Me weaknesses of a technical character In the
Goetze case, these will enable the Court to dodge
the main questions on technicalities In the hope
that the Government after a while will straight
en out whatever difficulties it may be in through
EXCEAXGE OF GOLD CO/.Y.
MU SUGGESTED BT THE CHAMBER OF COM
MERCE INTRODUCED IN THE HOUSE.
Wastoiiytton. Dec 20.— Representative Levy. ft
New-York, to-day introduced a Mil designed to
carry out the suggestions of the New- York Cham
ber of Commerce as to the exchange of gold coin
for other kinds of money. The bill provides that
wherever any piece of money coined or issued by
the United States exceeding the denomination of
one <**"tr shall be presented at the Treasury and
demand -made for gold coin in exchange therefor,
tbc Secretary shall make such exchange in gold
coin. The bill alto authorizes the Secretary of
the Treasury to issue 2 per cent bonds in an
•mount sufficient to maintain the gold reserve at
ATM TORS FROM, ITS SOCKET. \
John Langdon. a young man liviug in Cornell- I
aoa-ave., near Montgomery-et.. Jersey City, was at
work yesterday at Stratford's oakum works, near
his home, when his left arm was caught in a
steam dicker and torn from the socket. Lir.cdon
SSiVaolaf l ° lh * Clty . Hos » llal - an<l '» ln a serious
t That's All!
not wtLooN msTuxjira au.
*c."t*-'. , S*ltlxaar* Mil. '
For Mayor of New-York.
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TRIBUNE POPULAR BALLOT.
'Sot "KU^ot o^ !te)-"^OTk.
Please cut out the ballot and forward it to The Tribune, naming both your first and
second choice lor the nomination for Mayor of New-York. Vote for anybody whom you
may think fit and worthy, it makes no difference what his politics may be. To add inter
est to the plan, it is desired that each person shall select both a first and second choice. The
names and addresses of voters are asked as a guarantee of good faith and to insure value
or the result of the voting as a true expression of public opinion, but the names will
not be published and will be treated as strictly confidential.
_ . "' „„_,! fr> indicate «rrond cftolce as well an flrnt. By doing: tht* the
Renders » r ' ¦r, i ?'f. oo tt n tr I ,V toward an important r«**nit. It nii«;lit appear, for «i
voters may. P* r^*»\?;'*"\f"'hoTce"«"ai.il«Ooie had a majority o* all the vote. %vneren»
??,* n be;t I tn'at '«£ %«- »t "1,1.'|." m»n could do «r«mll b< to B et a i.li.raiify. which would
bb * e A nioSSccie O »t fl ot «*• preVenfVtate of the balloting mbe made to-morrow
Address all ballots and nominations to
MAYORALTY CHPIISH, Mil; Office, New-York.
ACCUSES ASPHALT TRUST.
CHARLES IL WARNER SAYS IT IS TRY
IXG TO COERCE VENEZUELA.
DECLARES THAT THE NATIONAL COMPANY j
WANTS TO GET PROPERTY IN THE
SOUTH AMERICAN REPUBLIC WHICH
BELONGS TO OTHERS -GEN- •
ERAL GREENE REPLIES.
Charles M. Warner, of Syracuse, the presi- '
dent of the Warner-Quinlan Asphalt Company,
last night at the Fifth Avenue Hotel charged >
the so-called Asphalt Trust with instigating i
whatever there is of revolution in Venezuela j
at the present time.
• "I sold Mr. Flint and others a property for ,
.«250.000,'" eaid Mr. Warner, 'and they sold it f
to the trust for $2,000,000. This left me with ;
about $300,000 worth of contracts in Southern ,
cities to complete, and the Sicilian Asphalt
Company promised to sell me the necessary as- i
phalt to complete the contracts. The Asphalt
Trtist prevented them from doing so and tried
to ruin me. I went to Venezuela and secured j
title to another property, and now the Asphalt j
Trust is trying: to gat the United States Govern- \
mem to coorce the Venezuela Government, to re- j
¦A'oke our title, which that Government says is i
•perfectly good." Mr. Warner's statement fol- !
lows: - .• .'-•'
The company of which I am the head has for '
a considerable period been the owner of a large !
and valuable deposit of asphalt in Venezuela, !
tut the National Asphalt Company; one of the j
numerous trusts' organized by Char R. Flint. I
has been exr.austing every means in its power, i
bting the owner of all other known deposits of I
asphalt, to deprive the owners of this property, !
to which they are legally and equitably entitled, i
cf their vested rishts - -'¦" - j
A its of the tract have undertaken to con- i
; trol tl c action of both the Judicial and executive
departments of the Government of Venezuela,
and finding at last that the officials could not
be induced to decide in their favor in a contest !
in which the laws cf Venezuela and every moral \
right are upon our side, Mr. flint and officers '
of the trust recently visited Washington with a ¦
view to inducing President McKinley to send i
down warships to bring pressure "to be?r upon ;
the Government of that country sufficient to j
Induce Its officers to override the courts and de- !
: liver possession of this valuable property to I
, this philanthropic trust, to enable it to continue
, to lay asphalt paving at 24 50 a yard.
! To induce President McKinley to act in the ,
! matter. Mr. Flint and General Francis V. ;
j Greene, the general manager of the Trust, have ',
, been spreading hysterical accounts of grave I
. danger to the lives of American citizens in \>n- |
I e?uela which are without foundation,
j My cable advices from Venezuela indicate
i that there is no danger to the lives, liberty or
I property of American citizens in that republic,
; and the only danger Feems to be that the Gov
| eminent of Venezuela cannot be induced to j
i hand over to the greatest monopoly in America
I a property which It does not own. but which 13 '
; owned by American citizens having no relation i
; to that monopoly.
It is not probable that our Government can i
be Induced to interfere in a contest between '
! American citizens and this gigantic trust.
j General Greene was seen last night at his i
! home by a Tribune reporter, and when told of
1 the salient features of the statement made by
1 Mr. Warner, saia:
• "I don't intend to engage In any controversy
! with Mr. Warner. All I care to say at this time
I Is that the Government of Venezuela is trying
| to confiscate an asphalt property in Venezuela.
'¦ of which one of the companies in which I am
Interested has had peaceful and undisputed
poss--Fsion for the last thirteen years. We don't
propose to let them do it if we can help it."
An effort was made last night to see Charles
R. Flint, but he was not at home.
•7. T). ROCKEFELLER BUYS MOPF /.i.VZ).
PURCHASES TWO PIECES ADJOINING HIS POCAN
TI6O HILLS HOLDINGS.
John D. Rockefeller has added two more pieces
of property to his Pocantico Hills holdings. He now
has something over one thousand acres there His
latest purchases are the Markus property for
which he pays M.COO, and the lots of John McDow
ell, which cost him J1.700. ¦
There are a number of men who still own small
pieces of land adiacent to Mr. Rockefeller's prop
trty. and who will, it is expected, sell to him soon.
BOLD ROBBERY OF JEWELRJ CASE.
A well dressed young man entered the vestibule
of Koch's department store, in West One-hundred
and-twenty-fifth-tt.. shortly after 5 o'clock p m
yesterday, and pulling a screwdriver from a. <?oat
¦ pocket -removed the screws holding the door of a
We case containing: jewelry. Many buyers mean
while ptwi! In and out of the store ami Hartv
Reeves, a fifteen-year-old boy. who watches the <sc-4
«* him tfomr the work. The thief leisurely r.j % i
out jewelry valued, at KM. After the young mm
had walked into the street Reeves r^mberei
' thTfirm"" nOt an * mploye * nd informed we of
NEWARK; DAILY TIUBUXE. FRIDAY. DECEMBER 2L MM.
SENTIMENTS OF VOTERS.
THE KIND OF A MAN WANTED.
TO the Editor of The Tribune,
Sir: While votes cast in the Tribune contest are
indications of popular feeling for the respective
candidates, the strength of each ought not be meas
ured by the number of votes cast. Their strength
lies In their private character, public service and
political independence. Judge Crane is strong, be
cause in him are embodied all the virtues of an
exemplary private citizen, of a faithful public ser
vant and a patriotic politician with sound political
virtues. He is an ardent, uncompromising Republi
can, yet sufficiently independent in thought ana
action to uphold the right «.nd denounce and op
pose the wrong. He :s an organization man when
the organ:za lon is honest and just, and whi.e never
an anti-organization man. docs not hesitate to crit
icise what it does, if that doing is not absolutely
honorable. He is just the kind of man for Mayor.
New-York. Dec. 19. 1300. G - s -
NOT AFRAID TO WIPE OUT CORRUPTION.
To the Editor of The Tribune.
Sir: John K. Van Woirr.er is at present president
of the New- York Athletic Club, vice-president ami
general manager of the Lincoln Safe Deposit Com
pan-., vice-president and general manager of the
Brooklyn Warehouse Company, was formerly trie
secretary of ; he Union League Cub and private sec
retary to Postmaster-General James, and is as fine
a business man as exists ir Wew-Yorfe to-cla> Ho
would make a «rand Ma; or. He is a gco '. scltd sen
sible talker, and where hi sees corruption he rs not
afraid to get up against it and wipe it out.
; New-York r X>ec IS. 1908. s - •>• M
rt^lgOX THE BEST adapted.
j To the Editor. Of The Tribune.
; ¦ Sir: ¦ I inclose a ballot for William B. Allison,
! whom j. know personally and in whom 1 have the
' utmost eorifMorice. ,_ . „ .
I In th^'irfctCor-'canciiaatts mentioned I believe he
i is by- far -the toast adapted to. nil the office. Corn.
; bined with strong convictions and vigorous in las
. efforts, he-ia fearlessly honest. ¦ <-' B.
New-York, Dec. 18, 1300.
A. NEW CANDIDATE FROM BROOKLYN. ¦
' To the Editor of The Trir one.
| Sir: I hereby submit the name of Charles E.
; Tca!e, City Magistrate of the Third District Court.
i Borough of Brooklyn. He is a man. fearless, inde
; pendent and true.. A. J. A.
! New- York, De-. 19, 1900.
BUSINESS IN THE HOUSE.
i ¦ -
! INDIAN AND MILITARY ACADEMY APPRO
| PRIATION BILLS PASSED.
\ Washington. De 20.— The House to-day passed
! the Indian, and the Military Academy appropriation
: bills. The former carried $9,<j35.52G and the latter
$700,151. A few minor amendments were made in
the Indian bill.
1 Mr. Hopkins, of Illinois, chairman of the Commit
' tee on Census, gave notice that he would call up
I the Reapportionment bill immediately after the hof-
I iday recess.
MONTANA SENATORSHIP CASE.
I A LIVELY POLITICAL DEBATE IX THE SKN
ATES OPEN SESSION.
Washington, Dec. 20.— A spirited debate was pro
1 cipitated in the Senate to-day over the resolution of
; Mr. Chandler to discharge the Committee on- Con
; tingent Expenses from further consideration cf the
i resolution authorizing an investigation of the Mon
j tana Senatorshlp case. The exchanges between the
. advocates and opponents of the resolution took a
political turn, and resulted in some lively colloquies,
i No action on the resolution was taken, the Senate
¦ proceeding to the consideration of executive busi
; ness without reaching a vote.
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OLEOMARGARINE BILL HEARING*
SENATOR ALLEN FAYS A LOBBY IS BACKING THE
Washington, Dec. 20.— When the Senate Commit
tee on Agriculture to-day resumed its hearing on
the Oleoma.garine bill. Senator Allen, of Nebraska,
a member of the committee, made a pointed and
sensational statement concerning his position as to
the measure. He never had announced, he said,
whether he was In favor of or opposed to the pend
ing measure, cut by reason of some questions he
bad asked yesterday it had been supposed "by the
lobbyists present" that he would antagonize the
measure. Since the hearing of yesterday he had
been flooded with telegrams urging him to support
the bill. The conclusion was obvious. With some
vigor, he said: "I want to enter my protest against
this Cheap John, peanut political method. I have
no words "to express my utter contempt for this
method and for those who would engage in it. The
lobbyists who are supporting thin bill are doing it
more injury than Us open and avowed opponents."
Mr. Allen declared that If such methods were con
tinued he would ask that the hearings be private
In conclusion, he said- I want again to denounce
in the severest language I am capable of using the
sneaking and cowardly method that has been pur
sued in respect to this measure."
Rathbcne Gardner, of Providence, representing
the manufacturers of oleomargarine, continued his
argument begun yesterday in opposition to the
pending bill. In the course of his argument he
mentioned '-process butter m response to an In
quiry one of his clients explained what process but
ter was. He declared in the course of his txpiana
tion that the pro C efc*fcutter was "washed with .„.*
phuric acid" to remove the rancidity * vl *
Ex-Governor Hoard, of .• Wisconsin with «««,
(Sffi; £ 0 ? ba ,, ted th * statement mJlritaining "hat
no occasion whatever exiseci for lta trimtm«i :,?i
acid. He demanded the iame o/«v«n a ViSS^om?
'»'«fy where the produce' w« wffi %
acid, but his opponent -declined to mention names
HR. LOVDEXBACK RETVRXS FROM LOXDOX
D. H. Louaenback. of Chicago. was a passenger
on the ttumer Kaiter Wllhelm d«r Gross*, which
arrived in port yesterday. Mr. Loudenback went
to England some months ago as the manager of
the Yerkes underground system in London. He
h |*««.J? e *JI lh * re but a " " hort tim « whe « he re
ined giving as a reason the illness of his witm
which necessitated their return to America Mr'
Loudenback declined to talk. Mt '
CANAL TREATY RATIFIED.
Continood from flrmt paffe-^
not revictual nor take any stores in the canal
iS.ll b- S.o°rt will. th. ML*. BO^,61« f*»-™
the riAcessilles of the service. Prizes snau oe
I JaUrespecte subject to the sam>> rules as ves
sels of war of th* belligerents.
Fourth-No belligerent shall embark or aw
embark troops, munitions of war or warlike
materials In the canal except In case of +«*
dental hindrance of the transit and in auen
case the transit shall ha returned with all pos
Si Fffth-Tne h provi Bio8 ion a of this article shall ap
ply to waters adjacent to the canal jltWn
three marine miles of either end Vessels or
war of a belligerent shall not remain -.in sucn
waters longer than twenty- four hours at any
one time except in case of distress a nd l in sue
casa shall depart as soon as possible . hut a \ w
eel of war of one belligerent shall «\ ot ff ce P a
within twenty-four hours from the departure ot
a vessel of war of the other bellleerent
It is agreed, however, that none of ¦ the im
mediately, foregoing conditions *"d jtinulations
in sections numbered 1. 2. 3. 4 and 5 oS thto
article shall apply to measure* which ' the Ln »a
States may find it necessary to take for securing
by its own forces the defence of the Unite*
States and the maintenance of public o £«£. , ¦
Sixth-The plant, establishments, buldlngs
and all works necessary to the construction, ,
maintenance and operation of. the canal r snftii
be deemed to be part thereof, for the purposes
of this convention, and in time of war. as in
time of peace, shall enjoy complete Immunity
from attack or Injury by belligerents and from
acts calculated to impair their usefulness as
part of the canal.. ¦ ¦ • ¦ .
Seventh— fortifications shall be erected
commanding the canal Or the waters adjacent.
The United States, however, shall be at liberty
to maintain such military police along the canal
as may be necessary to protect it against law
lessness and disorder. . .
Article ITT— present convention shall be
ratified by the President of the United States,
by and with the advice and consent of the Sen
ate thereof, and by Her Britannic Majesty, and
the ratifications shall be exchanged at Wash
ington or at London within six months from
the date hereof or earlier if possible.
In faith whereof the respective plenipoten
tiaries have signed this convention and there
unto affixed their seals. ,
Done in' duplicate at Washington, the fifth day
of February, in the year of our I,«rd one thou
sand nine hundred. JOHN HAT. /
PROCEDURE IN THE SENATE.
THE TWO FORAKER AMENDMENTS
ADOPTED— OTHERS VOTED DOWN.
Washington. Dec. After spending: th*
greater part cf the last fortnight lii considering
the Hay-Pauncefote Treaty, the Senate to-day
consumed only one hour and teh minutes in
amending It and ratifying it as amended. - In
this time there were six rollealls and several
viva voce votes. The first five of the rollcaUa
were en amendments offered by individual Sen
ators, and the last one on . the resolution to
ratify the treaty as amended. All the amend
ments except those offered by Senator Foraker
and reported by the Committee on Foreign Re
lations were vcted down by majorities averag
ing about 19. The ratification resolution was
adopted by a vote of 55 to 18.
DISCUSSION BEFORE THE VOTE.
The Senate was in executive session for about
an hour before the time for voting arrived, lis
tening to speeches by Senators Thurston, Gal
linger, Wolcott and Bard, explanatory of their
attitude. Mr. Card contended for the adoption
of his amendment savins preference to Ameri
can ships passing through the proposed Nic
aragua Canal. Senator Gallinger spoke in de- j
fence of the treaty as it originally came from
:;.¦ President. Senator . Wolcott said that the
original treaty \».>uUi . have been satisfactory to
him. !>u: added". -t&it he considered the agree
ment aL- h had been and was • about. . to.be
amended preferable, to r.o ¦¦treaty at. all. Senator
Th'urston strongly advocated the treaty, saying
that as Great Britain owns and governs a large
portion of the territory of North America, It
was perfectly right and proper that- she should
be consulted In the construction cf an isthmian
«*anal. • When Fenator Maron asked if it was not
also proper that Great Britain should pay part
of the cost of construction, he replied that
securing the canal itself was the one great de
sideratum, and, compared to the benefit ' the
waterway would be to the world's commerce,
the cost tit construction was of little moment.
VOTING ON AMENDMENTS.
Senator Lodge, who. as a member of the Com
mittee on Foreign Relations, has piloted the j
treaty through the Senate since the death of j
Chairman Davis, lost no time in demanding that j
the voting begin when 3 o'clock arrived. The ¦
Foreign Relation/ Committee amendments were \
read first. Senator Lodge suggested a verbal i
amendment to the first of these, adding the |
word "convention" after the word "which." so ,
as to make the amendment read 1 "Which con- j
vention l? hereby superseded." He explained '•
tl:at it had been suggested that without the |
addition cf that word the amendment might be j
construed as applying only to Article VIII of
the Clayton- Bui wer Treaty; whereas it was in
tended to apply to the entire treaty. : The
amendment was accepted, and the two commit
tee amendments then were adopted without
.The first • rollcall was on Senator Elklns's
amendment declaring that "nothing contained
In th's treaty shall be construed to prevent the
United States from acquiring at any time suffi- '
cient territory and sovereignty over the same j
upon which to build, manage, operate, defend. ;
fortify, protect and control said canal, or for .
any other purposes ac the United States may i
deem best in its own interests." It was lost by ;
a vote of 25 to 4.*> the ballot In detail being as
follows: | ;
Racnn Daniel, Tallaferro,
Bard ' KikinF. T>!ler.
p at< .' vallory. Tillman.
Berry.- ' "'in TOWM,
BtvtlidC* . Mason. Turley.
Butler. Money. ¦ Turner,
Clay !\nros<?. Vest.
AMrlch. Hansbroush. Perkins.
Allison. Hawley. Pettus.
Burrows. Hoar Pint! (If. T.i,
Carter, Jones (Nev.). Prltchard.
Chandler. Lindsay. Proctor,
Cullom. Kean. Quarles,
DcbO*. Lodge. Peott.
DilUngtiarn Mcßride. Shoup.
F->:-'*anks. McComa?. Spooner.
Foraker. McCumber. Stewart.
Porter, MeEnery. Thurstort.
Frye McLaurin. Warren.
n«:iinfer McMillan, Wellington,
Hale, Morgan. Wmore.
Hanna. Nelson. Wolcott.
The other rol'calls were as follows:
• On Mr. Butler's amendment to strike out Sec- ''
tion 7 of Article 11, prohibiting fortifications—
26 ayes to 44 noes. Senator Lindsay, who had
voted against the Elkins amendment, voted for
the Butler provision.
*v On Mr. Mason's amendment, authorizing the
protection of the canal as the United States may
deem proper— 2s ayes to 44 noes.
On Senator Bard amendment reserving the
right of the United States to discriminate In the
canal traffic in favor of American vessels— 27
ayes to 43 noes.
On Senator Tinman's amendment authorizing
the defence of the canal and th« maintenance of
public order by the United States— 27 ayes to
Senator Allen's amendment modifying Article
II was voted down viva voce. as was also an
amendment suggested by Senator Teller prac
tically striking out all of Article 11.
Senator Foraker withdrew his amendments be
cause they were the same as those reported by
the Committee on Foreign Relations. Senator
Penrose his because it was practically Identical
with Senator Elkins's and Senator Bevertdge his
because it was covered by the second of the com
ACTION ON THE TREATY
All the amendments suggested having been
acted upon and those of the committee adopted.
Senator Allen asked for the reading of th* treaty
as amended. This request was complied with.
Shipping ONLY the celebrated Vintage of 1893, of which we have
in reserve sufficient for several years.
THE House of MOET & CHANDON owns more vineyards than all
of the following houses combined: Clicquot. Piper Heidsieck, Monopoly
Ruinart, G. H. Mumm, Pommery, Roederer.
GEO. A. KESSLER & CO., Sole Importers.
We import and mount only the finer
grades of precious stones. Our assortment
of Diamond Crescents is complete. Prices
range from $75.00 to $575.00. An inspection
Theodore A. Kohiv 01 Son
56 West 23d St.
FLORIDA EAST COAST HOTEL CO.
The Hotels o! the Florida East Coast Hotel Co. will open for the Season of
1900-1991 on dates shown below:
HOTEL. ALCAZAR. Jo -.opt, P. G reave*. Mnnneer s«w Op*i
HOTEL FOXCK DI2 I.KO>. Kolirrt llnrray, Xiiimgrrr January 10.1801
CORDOVA. Rooms Ouly V Sow Opea
HOTEL OitMO.VD. Anderson Jk Price, Manager* January 12. 1901
PAL/1 BEACH: ] _
THE TinHAKERS Yformelr Palm VteneH Inn). Fred Sterry. Mannser.^lanaarr 10. 19«)1 '
HOTEL ROYAL POI.XCIA.VV. Fred Sterry. Manacer. . . *. . . . December S3. 1000
HOTEL ROYAL PALM. 11. W. Merrill. Manager Jan nary 12. 19«t
; HOTEL KEY WEST \ Open All the Tear
NASSAU, N. P. Bahama Islands):
HOTEL COLONIAL, H. E. Demit. Mutineer Janoarr 13. IWH
HOVAL VICTOKIA. H. K. Herat*. Manager December 34. 1000
Other Hotels at stations on the line of the Florida East Coast Railway now open.
jiul the vote was taken on the treaty itself, re
sult ir.g 5." tD IS in favor of ratification.
The pairs on the treaty vote were as follows.
two Senators for Uw treaty being paired with
one against it. in accordance with custom: De
petv and Sewe'.l for, with Rawllns against; Clark
ar>l Pirr.rn for. with Chilton against; Dolliver
and Baker for. with Towbs apainst; Caffery and
Pan. of Connectient. with Jones, of Arkansas.
a.srainst; Kyle absent and urnnired. He was for
the treaty, but no pair could be secured for him.
The pa-irs on the votes on amendments were as
follows: Chilmn for. with Simon against; Raw
lins for. with Depew against: Kenney for. with
Sewell affainst: Al'.en for. with Dol'.iver against;
Jones, of Aikan=a3. for. with Platt. of Connecti
cut, against: Heitf«»ld for. with Kyle against;
Harris for, with Clark against; Caffery and
Baker absent and unpaired.
TUTURE OF THE TREATY.
ONLY AMENDMENTS NEED BE SUBMITTED
TO GREAT BRITAIN.
Washington, Dec. 20.— Inquiry at the State De
portment as to the future of the Hay-Pauncefote
Treaty, just ratified with amendments by the
Senate, develops the fact that, contrary to the
common understanding, the document does not
need to be returned at this stase to the British
Government, even if the President is of a mind
to go on with the negotiations. Secretary Hay
wi'.l await an indication of the President's wishes
in the matter, and if the latter, as has been al
ready indicated by official statements, concludes
to give the British Government an opportunity
to pass on the amendments, then the State De
partment will forward to that Government, not
the treaty itself, but the terms of the amend
ments. In diplomatic language, the British Gov
ernment will be informed of the amendments.
According to the statement of the officials of the
State Department, a reasonable time must then
be allowed to Great Sritaln within which to ac
cept or -eject them. As to what would consti
tute a "reasonable" time no direct expression
was to be had. but attention was directed to the
fact that the United States Government had had
the treaty under consideration for a year, and
that the amendments made to-day were beyond
The Ministers from Nicaragua and Costa Rica
were in consultation with Secretary Hay to-day
wjih reference to the action of the United States
Senate on the Hay-Pauncefote Treaty. Neither
of the Ministers was prepared to admit a knowl
edge of the Intentions of his Government if the
treaty is finally adopted in its amended form.
The protocols drawn up between themselves and
Secretary Hay provided for the acquisition by
the United Stares Government of such rights in
Nicaragua and Ccsta Rica as may be necessary
for the construction of the canal, are broad in
scope, probably purposely made so by Secretary
Hay in view of the contingencies of Senatorial
action. Therefore, it is probable they may be
sufflcent in themselves, and without further
amendment, to constitute the bases for the prep
aration of the treaties which must precede any
canal construction by the United States.
The State Department is about to submit a
comprehensive answer to the inquiries of Sena
tor Tillman and Senator Morgan respecting the
exact position of the Panama Canal Company
and the nature of the tenders that have been
exchanged between it and the United States
Government, with the purpose of supplying Con
gress with material for a choice between the
Panama route and the Nicaragua route. It prob
ably will b* shown, among other thins;?, that the
Canal Commission, or the State Department
thought $03,000,000 was sufficient to pay for all
the rights and properties which the Panama
Canal Company could turn over to :he United
States in the event that the choice fell on its
route. The canal company regarded this sum
as ridiculously inadequate.
SWORD FOR PERCIVAL E. XAGLE.
Th« uniformed officers of the Street Cleaning De
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East Ftrty-slxth-st.. at which Commlsatontr Percl
yal E. Nagle recolyeo * gxM mourned »word. on
the guard of which U a User's head. Mora than
three hundred officers cf the Department were
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