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THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
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Read the story in next Sunday's '
Republic. Brilliant coloring, o i
HENRY E. DIXEY will explain it
in next Sunday's Republic Pictures.
XINETY-TIIIED YEAR.
In M. Lexus.
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In St. I.fiuln. Olio Cent.
ST. LOUIS. MO.. THURSDAY. DEUEMREU 13. 1900.
l.iKiia.Tnii Cents.
Three Centn.
SHERIFF ELECT NAMES
THIRTY-SIX DEPUTIES.
TEST VOTE ON CANAL
TREATY SET FOR TO-DAY.
Charles Bilhartz to Be in Charge at the Four Courts ami M. J.
E. Hartmann at the Courthouse Adolph Schcnck Holds
Over as Cashier Two Wards Not Represented.
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Indications Are That the Davis Amendment
Permitting Waterway's Defense
Will Pass Senate.
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THE APPOINTAIENTS.
cninr nr.nir snr.HiFFs.
At Courthouse M. J. E. Hartmann.
Twenty-seventh AVard.
At Four Courts Charles nilhartz.
Seventh AVard.
CAsmnn.
Adolph Schcnck. Twenty-first Ward,
(hold-over.)
KXECCTIOX nr.IHTTV.
Joseph T. Schilling. Eighteenth Ward.
PEPLTV SIIK11IFFS.
Edward F. Phclan. First Ward.
James It. Flaherty, Second Ward.
Jerro Sheelian and William Jackson.
Third Ward.
Thomas Dumont. Fourth Ward.
Georga Seibert. Fifth Ward.
Georgo Papln and Charles Iloran.
Sixth Ward.
John Nichols. Seventh Ward.
John Hardr.acke. Eighth Ward.
Julius Heir. Ninth Ward.
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Sheriff-elect Joseph F. Dickmann last
night announced his appointment;.
With tha exception of the Nineteenth and
Twentieth wards, the appointees from
which have not yet been selected, the list
of thirty-six deputies comprises all of the
positions which tho new incumbent of tho
office will havo at his disposal. Mr. Dlck
mann had at first decided to run ids uffieo
with thirty-five men, but on mature consid
eration he deemed it expedient to Increase
this number to thirty-eight. This is eight
less than Sheriff I'ohlman has had, but, us
Mr. Tohlman admits that he was carrying
isC-mo "dead timber" in the form of Mir
plus deputies. Mr. Dickmann. at his adilce.
cut down tho number.
It was tho original intention of Mr. Dick
mann to appoint ut !lr.t only twenty-eight
deputies, one from each ward, who would
perform tho duties with the assistance f
a few of the old men. whom he was think
ing of retaining until the new men became
conversant with tho run of things. In .Ms
matter, also, ho n considered his original
determination, and helected the tuliro force.
HKOIMMCMlUll
ll COMMITTCISMKX.
In the selection of his appointees, Mr.
Dickmann was guided largely by tho rec
ommendations ot the committeemen repre
senting tho Joiiersoii -Cluo and the City
Central Committee In each ward. In llluH
of the wards tile committeemen hud r.o
trouble in agreeing on a bultablo candidate,
but in eight waids. where there were a
large number vt applicants, each with po
irlul claims to consideration at the hands
of tno party, tho committeemen were un
it!; to agree on the ting.e appointment ac
credited to the ward. .as a. result, a dial
lock ensued in hese wurds, and bitter teel
log was euger-rc-l,
Air. DicKiruuin'. solved the question by
announcing that it the re.-pective commit
teemen In these wards did not agree upon
a man by ti o'clock last night he himself
would select a deputy from those wards
without regard to the recommendations of
the committeemen. This had the desired
effect m every ward except the Nlneteenta
and Twntlcth. The situation in these two
wards is such that Mr. Dickmann has con
sented to wait until Friday evening tor tha
action of the committeemen.
Ono of the most important features of
the list given out by Mr. Dickmann is tho
"turning down" of Jere Sheehan of the
Third AVard. who. it la said, was. until a
week ago, slated for chief deputy at the
Pour Courts. Charles Bllhartz. who was
dated for execution deputy at the Court
house, Is named for chief deputy at the
Four Courts, and Sheehan Is given an or
dinal? position. Sheehan and his friends
E confident of his appointment as chief
tJV and It is aeserted that he may ro
to accept a. minor position.
It la highly probable that there will be a
kosl e protoat from tha "faithful" when
PROPER HOURS FOR
A WOMAN DEFINED.
JfeArTork Jndge Decides That She
Should He at Home liy
Midnight.
New York, Dec. li-Justlce Andrews, in
the Supreme Court, handed down a decision
to-day in which he holds that a woman
hould hA hntnn Ytv mlitnlpht. Tho nuestlon
Jl5 arose on an application by Florenco Abell, a
V '. remaker, to enjoin Jacob A. Omdrak. her
gp .muiuru, irom Closing me iront uoor 01 uio
ILVI houso and not immediately admitting her
111 when she rang the bell.
" Mica AKaII wfla eio Isnsnrl tven moms from
tho defendant to carry on her dressmakini:
nil sleep In at $05 a month. She was to be
allowed to have her shop open from 7 a. m.
Ei 10 iu p. m., dui was to no aumuieu ouri-
I wards at any reasonable time. She com
plained that on November 10 and 13 she was
locked out, and on the second occasion could
not obtain admittance and had to take a
room at a hotel. She nild that sin- whs kept
in all day at her business and she did not
think it unreasonable that she should go
afterwards to a theater or elsewhere with
friends. She asked that the owner be com
pelled cither to she her a key or see that
she was admitted whenever she rang the
bell.
! . Omdrak Bald It was necessary to keep tho
house locked at night, as the tenants had a
great amount of valuables there. The llrst
night, he said, there was some delay admit
ting the plaintiff, and the second night ho
nd his family bad gone to bed and did not
hear her.
Justice Andrews said he could not compel
the defendant to give the plaintiff a key to
the outer door, as by the terms of her lease
she was only entitled to access at reasonablo
hours. He granted her a preliminary in
junction requiring the defendant to permit
Her to enter her premises' at all reasonable
hours and promptly open the tloor for her
up to 12 o'clock ut night.
TRAINWRECKJVERTED.
Engineer Slopped His Engine .lust
at Edge of Hunting Bridge.
REPUBLIC SrECIAU
Nashville. 111., Dec. 12. A serious accident
was narrowly averted on the Illinois South
ern Railroad to-night. As the Southern
mail train approached the bridge p-pannlng
Moore's Creek, south of here, the structure
was seen to be a mass of flames. The nulck
Mtlpn of the engineer stopped the train
within a few feet of the bridge.
The crew extinguished the llames. and a
bridge (rang from this city was summoned
Jd temporary repairs were made, allowing
the train to pass after several hours' relay.
Tramps are supposed to have ignited tho
trtdre.
William Filer. Tenth Ward.
John II. WaMi. 'Zle-ve-mh Ward
William Grund and Charles Jcrubeck,
Twelfth Ward.
W. A. Drown. Thirteenth Ward.
T. Carson Jolly and Samuel Morrol,
Fourt.-e-nth Wnni.
John K. Kcllly and C. C. ll.mkln. Fif
teenth Ward.
Michael Wlialen. SKIoontli Ward.
Thomas II. Quinn. Jr.. Seventeenth
Ward.
" C. F. Kinco. Eighte onth Ward.
Clem Goodwin and T. J. lturkr. Twen
tieth AVard.
Fred Klaslng. Twenty-second Warl.
Thomas A. Dujir. Twent -third
Ward.
James McKneny, Twenty-fourth Ward.
I-eonard Thornlilll. Twe-utv-tlftli W ard.
lien Heet. Twenty-sixth Ward.
Steven D. Hogers. Twenty-seventh
Ward.
Dick Kay. Twenty-eighth Ward.
they learn that Mr. Dickmann has ap
!olnted two He-publicans, and the negroes
may also be heard from when they dis
cover only one of their race on the li-t
Thorn are a number of names In the llt
which are not familiar to a cre.it many
working Democrats as having been lil.-ntl-lied
actively with any effort to restore local
Democracy to supremacy, and Mr. Diek
inann's troubles. Instead of being over, may
havo but Just begun.
m(Mi:tiiimj aiioit
THIS APrOIXTKKS.
Charles HUhartz. Chief Deputy at th" Four
Courts, was formerly Chief IVputy Clerk of
tho Court of Criminal Correction and later
was1 Chief Deputy In tho oliico of Kecorder
of Deeds.
Adolph Schenck, the cashier nt tho Court
house. Is a ICepublican, and held the same
position under I'ohlman.
Joseph T. Schilling, who Is named n" Exe
cution Deputy, lias the most sponsible
poMtion of the otilce. and lie was sele-cte-d
with especial reference to his ability for the
place.
M. J. B. Hartmann will have charge of tho
forco of deputies nt the Courthouse.
Of the other appointments one is a negro.
C. C. llankiu of the Fifteenth AVard. Ed
ward Phelan of the First Ward is a cousin
of Constable Eddie Morrissey of tho Fifth
AVard. Jere Sheehan is Deputy Constable In
Justice Culllnane's court, is sergcant-at-arms
of tho Jefferson Club and committee
man for his ward.
Thomas Dumont of the Fourth Ward was
formerly In tho otilce of the Recorder of
A'otera and has held several minor clerk
ships since.
George Sleber of the Fifth AVard 19 the
managc'i of the Standard Cafe and has
never held anv political olilc heretofore.
! . j 11. ..c i ... b.ti. Van! Is.a
brother of John Iloran. the well-known pol
itician, and was formerly with the Frisco,
In the auditor's otilce.
AVilllum Gruad of tho Twelfth AVard Is
a son cf Louis Gnind. the former Itcpub
llcan Assessor pf AVoter Kates.
Thomas II. Quinn, Jr.. of tho Seventeenth
AVard. is a son of Thomas Quinn. the well
known contractor and politician, and pres
ent central committeeman.
Silt. IlICK.Ml.NX OX
1IIS Al'IMIIXT.MK.XTS.
Discussing his appointments. Mr. Dick
mann said:
"There were more than IA) applicants
for the thitty-six ofllces to be tilled, and
naturally I was not able to make everv
body happy I have tried to make none but
good appointments, and at the same time
to satisfy as many persons as possible
"Of course there will be many disappoint
ments, but there arc not enough offices to
go around. I trust that the list will met
the approval of the citizens nt large who
e.ected me to otllee. and to whom I hold
mys-lf responsible for tin f;.it,f..i ....
charge of the duties that will devolve upon
SAYS WH8LE GITY
STEALS ITS GAS.
Indianapolis Company Assij
This as the Heastnt for Fas-'
ing its Dividend.
ns
New A'orlc. Dec. 11-Uy order of the
Itoanl of Directors. Frank S. Hastings,
president of tho Indianapolis Gas Com
pany, in this city made formal announce
ment to-day that the directors had deferred
action on the dividend for an Indefinite pe
riod, owing to what the directors charac
terize ns "tho most extraordinary social
conditions which prevail at present in the
city of Indianapolis." The gas company ac
cuses tho citizens of Indianapolis of steal
ing gas. '
Tho Evening Tost prints tho following
statement of the directors of the company
to the stockholders:
"in spite of existing prohibitory Maiutes.
a large percentage of our customers have
unlawfully Increased their supplv by the
practice of 'boring out" their mixers, fivery
effort lias been made by your manners to
stop this unlawful wastage, but aitliouali
tho best legal talent has been employed,
supported by Indisputable proofs. It liai been
found utterly Impossible to secure a ouiiti -tlon.
because of the fact that this illegal
practice has been mi generally Indulged in.
"These violations of the law are not con
Pned to the poor and vicious, but include
city and county buildings, city officials,
churches, ministers of the gospel. lawyers,
physicians, aichitects and some of the
most prominent residents and business
houses In the city of Indianapolis."
I'ATItOXS JIAKB Di:M l..
IndianaiMiIK ind., Dec. 12. Concerning
the charge made by the president of the
Indianapolis Gas Company at New York,
patrons of the company declare that thoy
have not stolen natural gas. They say the
onlv reason for the charge is the fact that
mixers have been bored, but even this .11 1
not Increase the supply. Gas is not sold by
meter measurement in this city.
ALL ACCEPT OUR POLICY.
Ministers Instructed to Negotiate
for Feaee at Once.
Sl'ECIAI. IJY CABLE.
A'ienna. Dec. 12. tCopyright. law, by the
New York Herald Company). The Neuea
Wiener Taceblatt learns that all the Eu
ropean Ministers in I'ekln to-day received
rt..i iueenet..n from their irovcrnment.-e.
"o that a beginning or peace negotiations
can be made at once.
'HERE'S YOUR HAT WHAT'S YOUR HURRY?"
MONEY FOR FIGHTING
GANAL IS EXHAUSTED
City Hits Spent Nearly All of .2y
101) Appropriate! Last May
to Fay KxpciiSL's.
REPORTS ALMOST COMPLETED.
t. ;: v
mi
Wi.. Set Forth the Varying
Conditions of the River and
Their Hearing on the Fub-
liu Health.
So far as the last nrproprlatinn, ag?rc
gatlug $25.4 . Is oncerned. the FclentlUc In
vestigations Into tho characters of the
waters of the Mississippi. Missouri and Illi
nois rivers. In ordT to determine the effect
of the Cnlcago Drainago Canal tewase. the
analyses and attendant labors are prac
tically completed.
The warrant book In City Auditor Mason's
oHice indicates that a balance of $1,212 W
remains of the J2C.4'. but the City Comp
troller's abstract, not Including several
times that are to be entered, showed a credit
yesterday of JS33.C-1 to the appropriation.
City Chemist Teichmann has discharged all
of his extra force, with the exception of
tour assistants, who are engaged in com
piling the general report, and the tmk will
be continued henceforth with only the reg
ular employes of the City Chemist's depart
ment. Doctor Amand liavold, who has superin
tended tlie bacK-rloloKica! examinatl n- at
a salary of (y per month, and Professor
Ktiser of Washington University, who has
made duplicate analyses, receiving a com
peiibation of $TC0 per month for himself and
his assistants, will lw retained. Doctor
Teichmann btates. until the end of the
month. Iwxtor Itavold, in addition to tho
J1W per month he has been pa 1.1 for this
Fpeelal woik, is employed by tho Hoard of
Health at a compensation of Jivi per mouth
as conMiitinc bacteriologist. Doctor Teich
mann sas.
Thre reijrts of the analyses and Investi
gations will be submitted one by Doctor
Haloid, another by I'rofes-sor Keiser and
another by City Chemist Teichmann. It is
expected that ali these documents will be
llulsiicd by the first of the year.
Tho City Comptroller's lniokr show the
following debits to the
Ji'.li):
appropriation of
Salaries f ttacterlcloRl.tsi
s'ulari.' of lwirt.rtMU.R:'.!
Salaries ot hacti-rlol. xl'.tH
Kalurl.-i of Uot-riol"Ksli
salatlrs of liinlyts
SfMarles -f luborTa
fcalari',s of collators of umils.
Salaries ef ceiliectr.rs of anuIes
salaries vf flrl-rs
talalli eif laiKimtory assistants
Salaries of liljoratory he-Iinrie ..
AnaHFis e I 'rof e-sj.or Keise-r) ....
I'ollee-tlnjr wale-r
naj-Isea el'rofcser Kflser
1 1 Ire f horfrfs
nitre. !
Mi- e lliine'ei ,
earimry
Klertrlral latin
riutnMiK: and pas-fittln,: ,
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MS.6I
l.rc.ct
1.701.33
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MS.il
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7. 1.5S
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Total rxpnle-a finr M1v i
js..-;.i;
"Our reports." slateel Doctor Teichmann
yesterday, "will be very e-e.mpreh nslie'.
They will embrni'c every eletnll relative t
the current, undercurrents, characters and
so on. of the MIssl-lppl. Hiiro's and Mis
souri rliers. Furthermore, they will show
the effect of the sewajje of tho Chieitsei ;
Drainage Canal on the Illinois Hiver, and j
oonse-epienwy eai in.' .iiisvissipju inver, .mil
they will contain tnhulate-el references to
elit-eases that are peculiar to polluted wat.'r.
"DiM-tor Hivold's state-ment will recite the
medical phases of the pollution. Profrssor
Kelser's analyses are In the nature- of dupli
cates .if my own. 1 maintained that duplicate-
te-sts should be made for the- rea-ou
that the case Is to be heard by the higheH
in. 'hint tribunal, and we should have eil-
' deuce to tender that would l.i comprehensive
i and re-liable-. Therefore, Professor Keiser
was engaged to make the uupllcate analy
ses. Heietufore samples of water were collect
eel daily from sixteen points along the three
rivers. From now em samples will be
taken every day at the Chain of Hocks and
at the Intake Tower.
YOUNG WIFE SHOT HERSELF.
Husband 'Claims He Found .Man in
Her Kooiii.
Port Jervis. X. A".. Die. 12. Florence S.
Mollineux Wlckham. wife of J.
E. AVick-
ham. a wealthy citizen
tlzen. committed' suicide
by ,I,oo,inS herself with
early this morning
a pistol.
tier husband charges that he found a man
In her room, and that upon disoncry she
1 shot herself.
LEADING TOPICS
IX
TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC.
For Missouri Fair 1 linrsduy, n
rrpt rain In Keiiitlie'nfet portion. Fri
day fnlri ncinthrrly nlnitx, l.eeomluu:
iirlnlile.
For llllne.ls I'nlr Tlinrnelny. rx
cept In rttrrrae ne.ulhfrn iie.rtle.n.
l'rletiiy fair; Iii-IkI.. Kiiutli nut
Ttlniin near llir lake
I'eir ArkuiiMis lluln in e-nstrrn, fair
In ne.tern pe.rtle.n Thursday. Friday
fair, iiltli oeilder In eanlrrn pe.rlloii;
eeoeitheastrrlj- vflnds, lieeumiiiK larln
tilr. 1. Sheriff Dickmann Names His Deputies.
rre.;.eT He. ills for n Woman Ilellnee..
Itngland and Germany Illock Chlnso
AKreement.
Test A'oto on Canal Treaty Set for To
Day. Money for Fighting Cnnal Ii Exln listed.
2. Trend of Affairs In Police Circles.
England Alarmcel at Tenacity of I!oe.-s.
House's Corner Causes a Suit.
Money Prizes fer Meede! Servants.
Jury in Morrison Case Not Agreed.
3. St. I.oulsan Heir to a Title.
Merchant. Exchange Election.
Kerens-Akin" Feud Grows Hitter.
Suicide Prompted by a Vain ..ove.
4. New Institute for Hebrew Children.
Santa Fei Direelors Mect Te-D.iy.
Art AVas His Fndeilnc.
AVoro Sweetheart's Picturo to Prison.
9. Marion Hedgpeth Seeks Clemency.
The Hnllroads.
5. Ship Snil)ldy Hill in Danger.
Nullities Illinois). Anti-Trust I.iw.
Talk of Abandoning Mlsse.uri Itiver.
6. Demand Change In Heserve Hull,
llaco Track Hesults.
7. SherllT Crmes for Drummond.
Hiver Telegrams.
Siw In Dream Ills Old Friend Killed.
8. Editorial.
St. I.oulsan Heir to a Title.
Washington Celebrates Its Centennial.
Society Notts.
1'). Hepuhllc Want Advertisements.
Itevorel of Hlrtlis. Marriages. Deaths.
Transfers of He-alty.
11. to-public AVant Adiertfseniente.
12. (.rain and Produce.
Cattle Sales.
13. Financial News.
II. Fire Threatened City Hospital.
W. C. T. F Hummase Sale.
Poisoned Himself at llreakr.-i.it Table.
BRYAN MAY BECOME
SENATOR, AFTER ALL.
Nebraska Fiisinnists Said to l.e
Cnable to Agree on Any One
Else He .May Aieepl.
KKPCiiMe-srneiAi..
New Yoik. Dee. 12. A telegram receive!
late to-night by the- Journal fiom on in
side soune in Nebraska, says:
"Hryan is to be- made Fnlteel States Sen
ator. D. E. Thompson of Lincoln tlten.)
lias ten votes to do with absolutely as he
please-s. The Democrats and Populists lack
but five votes. The Fusionlsts can jgree
upe.n no man but Hryan.
"Hryan. it ! understood, has agreeil to
accept the place as the- only way of pre
tenting two Hepubllcans being elcctei.
Thompson and Hryan will combine."
HAS FOUND A NEW JUNTA.
(.loveruineiit Loeates Filipino Ac
tivity tin Fortuj'.uese Soil.
AVashington. Dec. 12. The Hrltish Gov
ernment having formally notified the United
States Government that it has been unable
to locate the reported Filipino junta at
Hong-Kong, our governmental agencies
hnve liecn put to work to ascertain where
the- munitions of war and other supplies
which have reacheel the insurgent Filipinos
originate-.
It has now been eliscenvred that the
Portuguese settlement of Macao, located on
I i,iri,1c",,ne''',: 1l"'";,,l ?J!!1,C'"
, ft1 ..l.aV .l.e
convenient to the
e.i insurgent ac
abldlmr nl.-ire nf
one of the Philippine Juntas.
A further investigation is being made,
pending which no action has been taken in
an international sense.
HEIRESS SAVES HER
WAYWARD HUSBAND
laughter of Jot Hunter, Texas
.Millionaire. Follows Alan Who
Deserted Her to El Faso.
FINDS HIM WITH AN ACTRESS.
Heai-tiftil Hride of Four Months.
Sister-in-LaAV of .Senator Cul
berson, Takes Her Erring
Spousu Home.
ltl.'IX'lll.Il'SPWIAU.
El Paso. T.-x-.. Dec 12. Mrs. AValter
Knighton, a bride of four months, the
daughter of Colonel Jot Gunter. a millionaire-
of Dallas, niece of Mayor Hicks of
S.m Antonio, nnd sister-in-law of United
States Senator Culberson, followed her hus
band from San Antonio to El Paso, and
fouml him here in the company of a va
riety actress.
At midnight last night Mrs. Knighton,
accompanies! by a indice otlleer. drove to
the- house occupied by her husband. There
was no disturbance. The o'llecr went Into
the house, and. arousing the man. brought
him out.
Taking her huiband into the earring?. Mrs.
Knighton conveyee! lilni to her hotel, where,
when he luked what she- inteudeel doing to
him. she replied by thruwliig her anus abjut
ills ne-ck and saying, amid sobs, that sho
intended to make a better man ot him.
Mrs. Knighton is a young and beautiful
woman. Her life In not abovo 20. She
elopeel ami married, it is said, against her
parents' wishes.
Mr. and Mrs. Knighton were vl-dUns their
uncle-. Mayor Hicks, of San Antonio, when
Knighton left for EI Pao. Ills w'fe fol
lowed him her to litnl that be had come
West with nn actress who had an engage
ment to till nt tbi variety theater nere. a
place of unenviable reputation.
Th affair has created a tremendous stir
in this city on account of the prominence in
Texa of the young bride's family. Jot Gun
ter Is a banker and Is widely known.
Uoth Mr. ami Mrs. Knighton were seen
nt tbe-lr hotel to-night by a Hepublic cor
respondent. The husband would not talk
for publication, but after he bad gone
his young wife told how she had followed
him to the city to find him with another
woman.
BID FOR STREET RAILWAY.
Fhiladelphia F.roker Ottered to
Take L'p Whole Iioad.
r.r.i'Citi.ie srix'iAu
Phil.ieleiphia. Dec. 12.-C. M. Towne. rep
resenting Ge-eirge A. lluhn .t Sons, to-ilay
startled the' members on the Hour of tho
Stock Exchange with one of the most ie-markable-
bids ever made there-.
With the lume nonchalant manner that
would ordinarily attend the bidding for
live fhare-s of -i two-Joll.ir stock, the broker
appro.icheel the Union Traction post and
iried out:
"1 will bid Xli for any pari of CoO.im)
shares."
Thee bid of Mr. Tnwnc called for the en
tiro i-apil.il stock, and he said it was a
bona lUle bid. Un the- street it is well known
that .Mr. Towne represents the; banking
huii-e' of Hulin -t Soi:. ami that that tirm
freeiuently represents Mts;rs. Widener i
Elklns and other traction officials.
TO ENFORCE" CATTLECONTRACT
St. Louis Hank Interested in Deci
sion of .Montana Court.
ItF.Pl'ia.lC SPECIAL.
Helena. Mont.. Dec. 12. Judge Knowies
to-day siijnee! a decree In favor eif the
plaintiffs in an action brought by .Mi'
Namara ami Marlon- against the Home
Land and Cattle Company and the National
Bank e.f Comme-rce- of St. Louis to enfo.ee
the specific performance of a e-ontract by
which the Home I-und and Cattle Com
pany was to deliver to the plaintiffs ,)
head e.f cattle for a stipulated price.
The case was originally brought in the
Dibtrict Court of Valle-y County and after
wards remove el to the United States Court.
The. testimony was heard by Judge Blake,
as Master, who reported the- finding ot the
court on which the decision to-day was
rendereel.
The defendant claims that there Is due
f.ir cattle elellvere-d $23,235 and that because
e.f a re fusal to pay. there had been a breach
of contract on the part ot the complainants.
This Change in Uay-Pauncefole Agreement Will Allow No Per
manent Fortification Three Factions Confident
of Carrying the Day.
Knrrm.ir ppkhai.
Wa-hliiKton. Dee;. 12.-(m the eve of a vote
en the- eiii.-tlon ef amending the Hay-Pauneefe.t.-
treatv. three dlstinrt factions
int.. which th- Senate has suddenly 'II
vlded are- asserting th"y will win.
A'ollng is txpe-cte.l to be-gin at 3 o'clock
t- -morrow evening. The- ttrst vote is llkely
ta be- uixm the- Davis amendment, which
lermlts th- Fnite-d States to use their
feirces In elefense e.f the- Fnlteel State-s and
for the maintenance- of public onler.
The-se are the three factions of the Sen
ate. The clement, headed bv Senator Morgan
e.f Alabama. n favor ef thee treaty as
origlnallv elrawn and signe.1 by Secretary
Hav aid" I-ord Paime-efe.t.-. In this class are
a I irge number e.f Senators, although evi
dently le-ss than a majority, among wh.im
are- Me-ssr-e. Frye. Spooner, AVoIcott, Cul
lom auel Hanna.
Alrenely CemuUiiK e.se-s.
The e-lenie-iit, he-ad.-d by Se inter Lodge, In
favor e.f the- Davis amendment and whose
me-iiibers ldlee the Fnlteel States ought
to be- glve-n the right to defend th.-msehes
by protecting the e-anal with ships within
the three-mile limit, which would be the
zone of neutrality, and with armeel forces
along the canal in time e.f war. This ele
ment ! very strong, and to-night lays
claim to forty-live- votes for the Davis
aine-nilment enough te. carry it.
Tlie faction, composes! ot both Kcpublic
ans and Democrats, which takes the ground
that the United State-s should not ratify
any treaty under which they deny them
selves tho right to erect fortifications on the
canal.
This wing fights fe.r the amendment pro
posed by Senator Teller, striking out of the
Hay-P.iunccfoto convention section" of
article 2. which provides that "no fortifica
tions shall be erected commanding the
canal or the waters adjacent."
Thus there nre thre;e questions to be dis
posed of in the Senato to-morrow whether
thei treaty Fhall be ratltled as originally
drawn, which is believed to be the enly
form In which Gre-at Hrltaln will acc?pt
It: whether the amendment for the defense
of the canal without formications shall be
ENGLAND AND GERMANY NOW
BLOCK AGREEMENT IN CHINA.
Embarrass All Other Powers by Objecting to Language of One
Paragraph in the Demand Kaiser Wants
Punishment Stated.
rtnrrni.Tc- special.
Woshlnton. Dec. 12. Great Hrltaln and
Germany have reopeneel the (Jhinese mies
tlon by further eibstructlve tnctlcs. appar
ently In pursuance of their intention lo
present the accomplishment eif a ieaceful
settlement.
Grent Hritain has taken exeeptlon to the
iletlaratlon e-mlecelleel by the Ministers In
their agrei-mer.t. that its acceptance by the
Imperial Government is .n "indlspensablo
e-ondltlon" of ne-gotlatlon with the Chines-i
enveiys. aiel Germany desire's a more ex
plicit understanding reached on the emes
tion of punishment.
It will be recalled that the original agree
ment was drawn in the shape of an ulti
matum, uni'er which the Chinese should
accept the elemaiiels or hostilities would bo
re-neweel. As a result of the- efforts eif Sec
ietuiy I My. r.ctintr in concert with the for
clan .Ministers of Japan. If.i--.la arsl France,
the word ultimatum was ellmlnateel. ami
In lieu the-reof the de-claration was placed
In the. amended agre-ement that the acceptance-
of the ek-mands should I lndlspensi
ble condition of regotiatlon. Great Hrltaln
is unde-rstood to want even stronger lan
guage use-el.
It is belle-veel here that Great Hritain has
the support of Gernany, and is lending sup
jort to the German suggestion that un understanding-
be- reacheel by the Powers rela-tle-
te the piinlshme-nt fe-itures of the de
lta ml.
The- agree-ne-nt drafte-d by the Ministers
demands the Imposition of a punishment on
tho responsible authors of the outrages "a9
severe as China can Inflict."
This phrao was suggeste-l by the Hu
sian oviTument which had in mind the
weak character of the Chinese Government
and which, with the Unite-el States, Japan
anil Frai.ee, el-s!red to present a demand
for punishment which China could safely
comply with.
I'llllt-el Sln(e Mirprlsrel.
The Fnlteel Statts had pave-el tho way to
acceptance of the- Hu-.-laii preijHis.il by Its
note advocating meideration. to which fa
vorable responses were- given by all Pow
ers. Including Great Hrltaln and Germany.
As tho representative's of Great Hritain rnd
Germany mut ha-e had instructions in
order to appre.ve the amende-el agre-ement
drafted by the foreign Ministers, some
surprise Is now- eprese-d that the matter
should now be openeet after the United
States. Japan. Husla and France, had given
instructions to the-lr repre?entatives In
l'e-kin to tlgn.
Germany, however, wants an understand
ing between the Powers as to the exact
meaning of the phra-e "as severe as China
' can Intuct." Does this mean tnat it luun
Is de-graded lnste-ad of be-lng cxecuteel e:r
I Imprisoned for life. It will be HUttleient?
! A...1 .loe-s it stop thu Powers from eiemand-
Ing more adequate punishment in case that
iiiiitcteel Is not sulticlently severe, and as I
' -. ve-re as China can impo-ez
I Naturally considerable embarrassment to
' this Government, as well as te. Japan. Hus
I sla and France', has been caused by the
i raisins of this .mention. Throughout the
negotiations, particularly me i.uier stage.
Secretary Hay has kept prominently In
ilew the necessity of adopting elemands
which the Cninete Government could ac
cept. Controlled as It is by such men lis
Tuan. Tuns Fu Hsiaug anei others, whose
he-aels are wanted by the Kaiser, the prob
abilities are- that it would reject a demand
for their execution, and In that eVent there
would be no other alternative for -he
l'e.wers than to resume hostilities.
Such a contingency the authorities de
sire by all means to avoid, and It Is ex-pe-cte-d
that pre-ssuie will be brought to
bear upon Germany and Great Hrltaln to
Induce them to instruct their representa
tives in Pekin to sign.
it had been the understanding of the au
thorities here that In the final demands
to be formulate! by tlie Ministers and
Chinese F.nvoys would be included the
character and extent of punishment that
would be impose-el upon the responsible
authors of the outrages, but Germany and
Great Hritain apparently de-sire a more ex
plicit declaration, and it may be that a
concession of some kind, however regret
pdopted. or whether the Senate shall go
further by passing Senator Teller's amend
ment and leave the United States free to
fortifv the canal if desireil.
Sei:.itor Penrose- of Pennsylvania Is one cf
the- me-ii who h.es change-el. Senator Teller's
preiposltion haei not be-en eliscussed a week
ago. and It is doubtful whe-thcr half of
the Senators are familiar with tho treaty.
Senate.r Penrose was then claseil as favor
ing the; unamended treaty. He said In the
secret seslon yesterday that he- would not
vote for the treaty unless the Teller amend
ment was ndopteel. His position is that a
great majority of the citlze-ns of this coun
try believe- the-canal should !; an American
w-.ite-rway. to Ik; made neutral by America,
and to be- defended by this country If tha
ewergene-y sheiuld arise.
lleie.Hctrlt l Too ltuellrnl.
The -onsensui of opinion is that the Da
vis amendment will be aib-pted and tha
treaty ratilleel without the Teller amend
ment. Thus the- United State-s will be per
mitted to elefend the canal with the army,
but without fortifications, and with th
naiy In the harbors at either end of tha
waterway. It is the opinion, evidently, of a
majority of the Senators that this is all
that Is necessary.
Senator Lodge is strongly of the opinion
that the treaty wll! receive the necessary
tno-thlrds vote If the Davis amendment 13
ade-pted.
Frederick A". Heills of Yonkers. X AT.,
who was secretary of the Peace Conference
at The Hague, and who is a warm rersonal
frienel of Governor Hoosevelt of New York,
has been urging Senators to amend the
treaty so that the United States can fortify
the canal.
Senator Teller's amendment began to
make headway soon after Mr. Holls opined
the campaign. Governor HeKsevelt is also
strongly in favor of the fortification of tha
canal. Tho Governor, however, did not do
any missionary work nmon? tho Sena:ors
while here to-day, but he dined with Sen
ator I.odge to-night.
Mr. l.odge is not willing to take tho ex
treme steps Governor Hoosevelt has advocated.
table, will have to be made.
IJKMA.MJS OF TIIK I'OWKItS.
London, Dec. 12. The negotiations of tho
Powers in re-garel to the joint China note
were concluded satisfactorily yesterday, nil
agreeing to the conditions Identically as
outlined by Count von Kuelow. the Imperial
Chancellor of Germany. November 13, with
the exception of the introeluctory clause
saying the elemands are irrevocable, which
is eliminated.
Count von Hut-low. on the occasion of hla
first appearance In the Reichstag- ns Impe
rial Chancellor. November 13, after making
a statement defining Germany's policy tow
nml China and outlining the Anglo-German
agreement. proeoeel-d te give the complete
text of the elemands which the representa
tives of tho Powers in Pekin had at that
time agreed to recommend to their repre
sentatives to embody in a collective note
for presentation to tho Chinese Govern
ment, as follows:
"Article 1. An extraordinary mission,
heaileel by an Imperial Prince, shall ce
sent to Berlin In order to express the re
gret of tho Kmperor of China and from
the Chinese Government for tho murder of
Karon von Ketteler. On the scene of the
murder a monument worthy of tho as
sassinated Minister shall be erected with
an Inscription In Latin, German an4
Chinese expressing tho regret of the Em
peror of China.
"Art. 2. Gil The death penalty is te he ln
lllcteel upon Princes Tuan and Chuang; upon
Duke Lan. and, further, upon Ylnir NIen.
Kang Yi, Chao Shu Chlao. Tung Fuh Slanir.
A'u Hslen and either ringleader whose
names will Ik given by the representatives
of the Powe-rs. (h) In all places whera for
eigners hjiie been killed or maltreated of
ficial examinations shall be suspended for
Ave rears.
"Art. 3. Tile Chinese Governement shall
erect a meinument in every foreign or inter
national cemetiry which has been dese
crated or where the graves havo been du
st roye-d.
"Art. 1. The prohibition of the import of
arms Into China shall be maintained until
further notice.
"Art. S. China has te pay a Just Indemnity
to Governments, corporations nnd indi
viduals, as we 11 ns to thoso Chlneso who
suffereel elurlng the recent events In person
er In property in consefjuence of being lrt
the service of foreigners."
Count von Itnelow here interpolateel th
remark that It was intended to effect a
further uiiderstanellng among tho Powers
with regard to the- principles on which
claims for compensation should be pre-fe-rreel.
This particularly applied to the case
e.f misslonniles.
Tee l-'c.rtlfy the I.t-Kntlnn.
"Art. i. Kiery single foreign Power Is
granted the right of maintaining a perma
nent le-gntlon guard and of placing the quar
ter eif Pekin where the legations are sltu
ateel in a state e.f defense. Chinese are not
allow eel to live In that quarter of Pekin.
"Art. T. The Taku forts and those forts
which might prevent free communication,
between I'ekln and the sea shall be razed.
"Art. S. The Powers acquire- the right of
occupying certain ports upon which they
agree among themselves, for the object of
maintaining free communication from tho
capital to the sta.
"Art. t'. The Chinese Government is
leound to post imperial decrees for two
years at all subprefe-ctures. In these decrees,
(a) to belong to any anti-forelcn sect Is
forever fe.rbldden under penalty of death:
(b). the punishments inflicted upon the guilty
are recoreltd: (c) to prevent fresh disturb
ances. It i.- dcclareel that the A'lceroys, as
well as the provincial and local authorities
are made responsible for the maintenance
of eirder In their districts. In the event of
fresh anti-foreign disturbances or other
infringements of the treaties which are not
at once stoppeel nnd avenged by punish
ment of the guilty, those officials shall b
promptly deposed anil never again in-truMt-el
with official function or Invested
with fresh dignities.
"Art. 11. The Chinese Government shall
be bound to reform the Chlneso foreign of
fice, and the court ceremonial for the re
ception of the representatives, and to do so
in tlie sense which shall be dvilned by tha
foreign Powers."
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