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THE TIMES. WASHINGTON; SUNDAY. DECK5IBER SO. 1900.
Lino orMarcli From flio Peace Mon
itsncn't to Washington Circle.
A Proposition, to Ilrcnk the fiencrnl
roriiinlloii ill Elirlitrriitli Mrcct
Itejrrtctl 1 tlir Committer Clinlr
junii Ednon Antliorlietl li Mien the
.lirreciiu-nt for llie Ue of (lie t'rn
The third meeting of the Inaugural
Committee since its organization was held
last night id the parlors ot the Arlington
Hotel. Chairmen of the -.arious sub-committees
submitted reports upon the work
thus far accomplished and during the
meeting various matters relating to the
ibmlnV inauguration were discussed.
Th most important matter before the
committee was the line of march for the
inaugural parade. It was finally decided
that the line should form at the Peace
Monument and moc up Pennsjlania
Avenue, disbanding at Washington Circle.
In discussing the line ot march General
Harries strenuous! objected to the long
route and proposed that the parade dis
band at Eighteenth Street. This sugges
tion met with disapproval on the ground
that should the general formation be
broken so near the President's reviewing
ttand serious blockading of the Avenue
would follow, whlls if the procession con
tlnucd to Washington Circle tli.it danger
-would be avoided.
' Chairman Edson presented lo the com
mittee the agreement with the Satrctary
of the Interior, bj which cer member
is bound to make good any damage to
the furniture or other property of the
Government in the Pension Build us.
while in charge of the- committee during
the concert or inaugural ball. llr. I1
s,on requested authority to s gn the agree
ment for the committee.
The agreement was subjected to much
criticism, on account of the great respon
sibility placed upon the members.
Charles J. Bell, who presided over the
Inaugural Committee of four years ago,
stated that he considered the terms of the
agreement so Iron-bound that the Gov
ernment could not afford to enforce them
to the letter, and that he did not consider
the document worth the paper upon which
It was printed. The committee finally
authorized the chairman to sign the
During the meeting. Mr. Edson taled
that'hc had as yet been unable to mane
the proper selection for the chairman of
the Floor and Fromenade Committee. He
hopes to make the appointments tomor
row. Chairman Bell, of the Finance Com
mittee, reported the suDscrlptlon of the
entire amount of the guarantee fund ot
$50,000. The total amount now "sub
scribed Is 115.023, and no further sub
scriptions will be solicited.
Plans for the arrangement of the Pen
sion Building for the concert and ball
were submitted by John Rush Marshall,
Chairman of the Committee on Ball Uoom
Decorations. A reviewing stand for the
President Is to be erected at the wrest
end of the building, overlooking the court.
The orchestra and band are to be sta
tioned together at the east end of ihc
court on one platform. Both the music
stariil and the reviewing stand are tn le
as small as possible and elaborately deco
rated. Mr. Marshall stated that the main
questions, connected with the duties ot
the committee were still under considera
tion. Thij committee will probably rec
ommend 'that the east half of the court
:w. covered with canvas, aand used as the
Villiatd,"S, Knot brought up the subject
theapproacheB to the Pension Build
in the report of the Carriage Cotn
lec. U his suggestion the appoint
nt of a sub-committee was authorized,
Icli will adopt plans, securing uniform
of design and decoration, for nil of the
temporary structures to be .added to the
An appropriation of $1M via1? voled the
Transportation Committee. Colin Studds
In. the absence of Chairman Norraent, re
ported that communications had been for
warded to railroad associations all over
the United States outlining the action of
the trunk lines and requesting slmllai
confident' ion In the matter of reduced
rat-ts for Inauguration visitors.
Tie parking of sleeping cars for the use
of transient visitors during the Inaugura
tion had been deemed unwise and unde
sirable frpm a sanitary standpoint. The
matter ot special legislation for the build
lug of temporary railroad tracks within
the city had been referred to the Legis
lative Committee, which brought the ques
tion to the attention of the District Com
missioner!. John B. Lamer requested authority for
a sub-commlttec of the Committee on
Parks and Hevlewlng Stands to make the
designs for stands and approaches uniform.
Ila stated that no greater sum than the
award allowed for competitive drawings
would be required. The sub-committee will
be composed of competent architects. The
suggestion was approved. The space be
tween rifleenth and Seventcnth Stree's is
to he treated as a harmonious whole In the
construction of deflgns for the President's 1
stand and the Lafayette Square stand and ;
approaches. A court of honor is coctem- t
putec. J nc committee may rccanunrsu
that the President's stand shall not be j
reeled directly in front of the Executive
Mansion, but built about 100 feet to ono
side. This arrangement will not Interfere j
with the view cf any Illumination of the 1
White House which may be decided upon. I
Information concerning the duties of
the Auditing Committee was requested by
Ch-ilrmen II J Stellwagen. Mr. Edon '
tated that the committee would be re- j
quired 10 audit all bills as approved, and 1
wculd be charged with tho task of connt j
lng the -lall and concert tickets. I
'A list of the members selected to fomi
Ihe Committee on Public Comfort was sub- ,
mltted by Chairman M. I. Weller The
.n a" fVik j.!!.- urMrli tho fnmm it t A 1s t
..,. w. .- - v, "--""-"-"
preparing tor me use 01 visi-ors, p -i iieu.
Mayors and other officials all over 'he
country- have received communI-a'.uns
from the Committee on Civic Orirauiia
tlons enquiring what organization con
template attending the Inauguration
Chairman Warner, of the commltt-'o of
fered a resolution which was adopwd, di
recting that the committee should ixlend
invitations lo the undergraduates f tbe
leading universities and itillcgtK of the
United States to participate In the i arade
3uch collegiate delegations ar iprept the
Invitation are to be requested to provide
themselves with college c Iok and laigi k,
in order to present a uniform a(-p'ar-acce.
A special sub-committee of Hie
Civic Committee will be appointed to take
charge of the project and ascertain the
number 01 probable pariicip.-nis. u . p
proprlatlon of $300 was -.oted the torn-
Gcorgo II. Harries, Chairman r the
Committee on Military Orgaulzallons, re
ported that the committee had communi
cated with the AdjutBnts General of
nearby States, jollcltlug the attendance
ot Slate militia at the Inauguration lo
take part In the parade. He stated that
a large .number ot Regular Army troops
and marines would be in line. The sum of
J200 was appropriated for the need of
Chairman Randolph ot tho Fireworks
Committee was nut prepared to submit a
pirn for tte pyrotechnic display. Tbe use
nt thrf White Lot or other grounds ot sim
ilar character, he said, seemed undeslra
ble us a place from which to make a dis
play because ot sanitary conditions. The
ii.'ght ot M&rib 4 had been suggested In
tho rommlt'oc as most appropriate for the
display. Mr. Rudolph desired to know
vbftt amount would be available for the
eomralttre, but It was suggested by Chair
man Ednoo that the matter ot appropria
tion b" deferred until the Committee on
Illumination bad arranged Its plana. Mr
E.Ijoii paid that the same amount allotted
Lit I'.lu-j.nr-tlon and Erewcrto four ars
ago .was expected to be divided between
tho two committees on the present occa
sion, and in view of the extensive Illumi
nation in contemplation the fireworks
would be subordinated.- The, Committee
on Fireworks has requested 'that pyro
technic designs be furnishct by several
manufacturers, and expect to submit sev
eral selections at the next meeting of the
A sub-committee of the Committee on
Illumination Is devising a plan for the
electric Illumination cf Pennsjlvania
Avenue, during the nights of March 3, 4,
and 5. Chairman Gibson stated that it
was contemplated to effect an illumina
tion more elaborate than anything cvr
witnessed before In this country. The
cast of'tho illumination Wll be arrived at
during the week, .Mr. Gibson offered for
the inspection of the meeting, several
pi-trrcs of the illumination of the Cap
itol at Omaha, during the recent expcsl
tiou. The uae of the largest flag In the Uni
ted Stat- s. 1C0 by 3 feet, had been sug
gested to the Committee on Street Decor
ations. Chairman Wine believed that
it was Inexpedient to use (he Pag. and up
on his motion the Inaugural Committee de
clined to accept it.
The Committee on Street Decorations
hac been considering the purchase of Hags,
to b? distributed among the residences and
buildings of the city, to" be displaced dur
ing the Inauguration festivities. The ar
rangement of the Committee on Comfort
ot the Ballroom will be more perfect than
ever before, J. E. Bll, Chairman of tho
committee, stated that his committee,
while not prepared to make a detailed re
port. Is preparing satisfactory plans.
The Committee on Medals and Badges
held its first meeting yesterday after
noon in tho rooms at headquarters. Chair
man Spear submitted for inspection a
number of badges used at former inaug-ur-itions.
He offered the suggestion that
badges and medals should be made sep
arately. The medals he believed should
be made in the form of a coin, without
attachment of any kind, and might be
enclosed In c box. Badges should be of
a coat and inconspicuous pattern. The
medals should bear an inscription record
ing the fact that (he Inauguration was
the first of the now centur.
Marcus Baker suggested a medal bearing
the profile of President McKInley on one
side, and cpon the other the profile of Vice
President Jloosevelt. The names of each
are to surmojnt the likeness. Mr. Baker
rt-commended that the names of Jefferson
and Burr, President and Vice President,
Inaugurated a century ago, alfo be In
scribed on the medals, with fifteen stars,
for the fifteen Stales that composed the
Union JC0 5 ears ago, and fort -Ave stars,
one for each of the present States.
The ouestlon of the metal to be used in
the medals, was discussed. Silver was sug
gested, but It was The consensus of opin
ion that bronz would be preferable,
and permit of more artistic results. A
Sub-Comraittee on Badges and a Sub-Com-miitee
on Medals was appointed to con
sider designs and to form plans.
The electric lighting of the Pension
Office was considered at the meeting ot
the- Committee on Ball Room Decoration
held jesterday afternoon in the rooms at
headquarters. The committee desires to
have an extensive illumination of the
building during the ball and promenade
concur"-. A sub-committee was appoint
ed to investigate the capacity of the rlec
trlc plant at the Pension building, and to
ascertain what, if any, outside power
would be required to meet the plans of
The Committee on Public Comtoit as
announced by Chairman Weller Is as follows-
J.I. I. Weller, Chairman: Charles Moore.
A Ice Chairman; James F. Hood, Secretary.
Dr. niarie Allen. L. L. Annie. 11. L.
J. iV. Babson. Joseph B. Bailey, J. Karl
Bain. D W. Baker, Wllllim T. Baldui,
Charles H. Ball. Harry Wilder Barney,
Fred IC. Barbour. Franklin Barrett, Dr.
Tranlc Baker. William Banium. William
BarFtow. J W. Bartley, Henry Barton.
Chailes B. Beall. Henry K. Peck. Conrad
Becker, Charles F. Benjamin, Charles G.
Bennett, James Berry. Philander B-tt,
Ihomaf J. Bii-glns, Charles J. Bogan,
George II. Boyd, Silas Boyer, I. A. Bran
debur , John B. Brady, Aaron Brajshaw,
Jume- Urennaii, Bernard M. Bridget,
Heiirj Brock, Edward J. Brosnan, Charles
R. Brown, Dorse Brown, William J.
Browning. W. B. Bryan. Hiram Bucking
ham. J. C, S Burger, E. J. Burt, J. II.
Butcher. John Bv me.
Clidtles P. Calvert, C. JL Campbell.
Hei.ri Casson, James Cathcll, II. r.
Chare. lr 1. T. Chamberliii. J. Morrill
Chamberllp, Ceorge ,A. C. Chrlstlancy,
Allen C. Clark. B. W. Clark, Charity Coe.
-Michael J. Colbert, Charles W. Collins, J.
James Collins, J. E. Connelly, Frank II.
Conser, Jeorge W. Cook, Leonard B.
Cook, A. B. Copper. Fillfipo Costagginl,
J. I. Couglilln. B. J. Covlc. A. I.. Craig.
Percy Cranford, John D. Cremcr. John
Cross, Dr. Henry J. Crosson. James A.
Crjstal. Allen T. Curran. Daniel Curry.
Jului B. Daish, E. G. Davir, George E.
Davis, A, r. Dawson. II. Morgan Dceble.
J. Carlisle DeFrfes, William II. .Dennis.
Jcdin J Dermody, Joseph Dlerken, Tred
Dleterlch, William II. Doollttle, W. J,
Dow. Cliarles W. Downing, C. S. Draper,
Dr -t'l-rrenc-r It Dufour.
11. B. K.irnshaw, S. G. Kberly. Maurice
rrHUtl- Ogan, T. F. Ellis, Dr. Cliarles M.
Emniorr J. Finney Engle.
M J l'alvey, J. Frank Ferry, Charles
W I'l'i-r. Thomas J. Fisher, Alaurlce Fllz--ren.lJ.
George E. Tlemlng. John S. Flem
ing, diaries B. ronda, James II. Forsyth.
E. C Fountain. Edwin II. Fowler,
Thomas Vrancls. Dr. W. B. French, Wal
ter II. 1'nnch. Joseph H. Freeman, W. J.
Krlzzell J. J Fuller, Abram Trey.
Adam Gaddls, John R. Galloway, JUnry
F. Getz, diaries A. Gibson, Dr. Frank
Eugene Gibson. Frank Gillam, Alphonse
I'nrnii.ird. Chirles J. Govern. Joel rjrav
ron. It. J Griffith, E. W. W. Griffin, Hen-
o. "l. Hallaui. V. J. Halllgan. J Wiii-
Hamim-tt. Charles V Handy. Edward J
lu-maii. George I . Harbin, George nam
lug. Leo P Hary.w, Albert .Harper, ui
wnrd 1". Harrington, George T. Haslam,
Dr. W. I'. C. Ilazen. C. W. Hendley, Ar.
thur Hendricks, J. J. Hlgglnr, P. Ii. Hil
llard J. D. HIrd. Frank II. Hitchcock.
Charles E Hood, William D. Hoover, In
W Hopkins. Cb irl--s E. Howe. Harry H.
HoMser. C B Hunt, David Hutcl-oson,
, V.. Johnson. Jerome I . Johnson, Dr.
John E .Toner, T. A. T. Judd.
"M. A. Kenue. Thomas I'. Kennedy. II.
W Kficdy. Dr. William It. King. Di.
Richard Klnssman, Clarence Kiaft,
James J-in-bursli, B. W. I-aytou, A. M.
LegR, Fred A. Ijehmaiin, E. R. Levy.
r-..r--p I" Lewis. Irwin B. Linton. 1. J.
1-ockwood. Oscar I.uckett, Michael Ljncli,
, -- - --- .- j,cCjrthrt m. O
William A. McFarland, Henry ii. -vicivee,
Thomas H. McKw, James II. McKeuney,
William A McKeuney. J. William McKln
Icv, John E. MoLcran, Icroy J. McNeely.
EC J MtQuade, Jainen D. Mahcr, Robert
Ii Mabornes. J. C. Malcolm, Patrick JI.I
tonev, James II. Manning, Guy It. .Marean,
Cha'rle Matthews. Grtirge T. May. Wll
Ham J Meyers, R. L. Mlddleton, .Toreph
II. Mllnns, John Miller, C. H. Mann. Da
vid Mourn. EJward A. Mosclev, Itobeit
Brent Aloshir II. N. Moss, Dr. ThomaB 1)
Mud I. Dr D. D. Mulcahy.
V. J Nee, T. J. Newton, S. G. Nottlns;
S V.. O'Brh'n, George II. O'Coinor. John
II O'DonnelL John K. O'Neill, Whitman
Osgood, D. William Oister.
James L. raion. James T. Petty. P.
I Of Plillllpr. W. XV. Porter, T. V. Pander
lv Dr Edmund Power, Dr. Harry Price,
' t. Tiiilfii. William XV. Price, George
y. P!ei-. H French Qiieen. "
1-tVVIS -. 'it'"';. """". "".....
k t. Flr-cil Dr. I. . liepeui, Jr. vvn
Him P Rcever, William -. iiicnurua, i.
M Ring. James Robblns. C. 31. Robinson,
Jlaurlc D Rosenberg. John RuJden, Jo
renh P. If.dy. A B. Ruff.
Lronatil Sargent, James I Scajgs, A. J.
Scliaflilrt, John W. Bchaefer, Cl'a-.cn
u,.i,.-i,i,r Charles W. Schneider. B. F.
Schubert, Edward P. Schwartz, A. A. Scll-hau'-cii.
A Ralph Ferven, N. II. Shea,
Cha'Vs A. Shields, Charles Jt. Slilnn.
Joint Sliugrue, Henry K. Simpson, Anizl
Smith. Eninioua S. Smith. Clifford I.'
Smith, James S Easby Smith Wllllim 31.
Smith, Henry W. Sohon, Thorval.l Sol
lierg. William 1- Soleau, A. 1. Sptrry.
William G. Spottswood, Alonzo Stewart,
Charles A Stoskett, Cliarles II. Stroleck.
E. II. Stocking. Newton A. blrnlt. E. C.
Stubb", Dr. J. A. Htotitenburgli, A. T. Stu--art,
Jl. J. Sweet.
Clcinsnt 8. Uckcr, Bcnjanli Asii, Ld
Samuel II. Walker. Jl.chtel Wallace,
John II Walter. Edward J. Wo.sh, I. J.
Wiilslic. Dr J. A. Watson, I. I.. Wcbh,
Frank P Weller, A. A. Wesclcr, John C.
While, William II. Whcelar. Oscar W.
White, R. H. White, h. I). Wilkinson. XV.
3IoMiy WIUIani3, Harry Wllllan, J. II. O.
Wilson. Frederick If. Win". Gcorgi. K.
W'nt , S. M. Ycatman, 'W.lllam Yes',
lies in Interest and Dividends
to He I'aid .lauuary 2.
Tin- Vn.it Slim ot .?t75,()(0.0!0. to Be
IT!sliur-ipiI Tlio Greater Portion to
lie- UNtrlli-iteil Anion--' n Small
Auniln-r of IlillloniilrcK The l"r--i-arationn
to Meet tlic Ileiuniidii.
NEW YORK, Dec. 29. Wednesday, Jan
uary 2, 1901, will bo a membrablc day In
the history of the United States, for on
that day more money will be paid out
than ever before was distributed on any
one day in the history of this country or
or any other. It will be the day for the
payment of Interest and dividends by the
great Industrial and financial corporations
of the country, and these payments will
be the largest ever made. There are more
corporations than there were a year ago,
there are more stockholders and bond
holders, and there are, therefore, more
persons to whom payments will be made
As the United States is the most pros-,
perous, financially and commercially, of
any country in the world, and as the year
1900 has been the most prosperous In the
Country's history,, it follows. that the divi
dends will be larger this year than ever
It Is estimated that the amount of
money that will be disbursed on that day
in all ot the financial centres of the coun
try will bo not far from $175,OCO,000. If
this were distributed per capita every clt
i7ca of all tho States and Territories, In
cluding Hawaii, would j-ccclye a fraction
less than ?2 30. It Is estimated that this
large sum will find Its wayjnto the pock
ets of only about 12,000,000 persons. If it
were distributed equally between those
who will share in It, each stock and bond
holder and savings bank depositor would
receive about ?U.50.
As a matter of fact, however, if there be
taken out 6,000,000 ot savings banks de
positors, whose aggregate wealth Is given
at f2,419,51T,SS3. and whose share of this
$175,000,000 will not be far from tSli.000,000,
the rest, or about 89,000,000 will be dis
tributed among comparatively few people.
There are 1,047 men and women in this
country who are estimated to be worth
tl,0C0,0O0 or more, and a largotpart ot the
remaining ?S9,000.000 will be divided up
among these millionaires. It has been
said that if the portion of the $89,000,000
wbicb will be distributed among these
possessors of large wealth were divided
among them equally, each would receive
something like $3,000. It Is also said that
John D. Rockefeller alone will get several
millions for his Hew Year gift.
By far the largest part of the $173,000,000
will be paid out, of course. In this city.
Those who should know say that not tar
from $110,000,000 will be disbursed in New
York. This will .be. about $10,000,000 more
than -was paid out on January 2, 1900. The
disbursements-thht day were regarded as
almost fabulous, and up" to that time were
th largest ever known about $130,000,000.
The January disbursements for 1S99 were
JSS.eSl.lSI; for 1S9S, $79,203,023; for 1S97,
$7S,3i1.390, Riid for 1SS6, $71,138,290.
Ill New York, It was said today, the
largest amount of money will be paid out
by the Farmers' Loan and Trust Com
pany, and the next largest amount by J.
P. Morgan & Co.
The banks and trust companies have
been getting In money for several weeks
to meet the demands that will be made
upon them The arrangements have ben
made in such a way, however, that the
money market has not been seriously dis
turbed. Friday was one of the days on
which a heavy call of loans was expected,
but there was nothing in tbe condition ot
tho money market to indicate that money
was scarce. Calls are also expected Mon
day, but unless they be unusually heavy
no trouble is auticipated.
ACCUSED OF INSULTING WOMEN.
1 IlenI i:lnl- Driller Held nt the
First l'reelnrt .Mnllon.
A man giving the name of Beujamln B.
Bradfoid and claiming to be a real es
tate dealer, was arrested last night and
lodged in the First precinct station,
charged wllh disorderly conduct. Police
man Glddicgs, who made the arrest about
1 o'clock at the corner of New York Ave
nue aud Fourteenth Street northwest, said
that he arrested Bradford after he had
Insulted Mils Mattic King as she alighted
from a Georgetown car. Giddlngs said
that shortly before bis arrest Bradford
approached him and asked him to have a
"I told him I wasn't in tho habit of
drinking." said Glddings, "and then he
went away. A moment later a George
town car came down Fourteenth Street
and stopped at the .corner. Bradford was
near the car and. as the lady alighted
he placed his hands on her shoulders and
made insulting remarks to her. I heard
him and Immediately placid him under ar
rest. He had evidently been drinking."
When hi arrived at the station Brad
ford denied having spoken to the woman.
His bond was placed at $30. He was
unable to produce this amount at the time
and was locked up.
HIS SANITY QUESTIONED.
W llllinn I.nrUhi LoeUeil Iji l'eniliuK
I nil Exnmlluitlon.
William Larkln, thirty-two years of age,
who Is thought to be insane, was taken in
charge by Polkemaa Edwards last night
about 8 o'clock and confined In a cell at
the Third precinct station. His mental
condition will be examined by Drs. Mar
bury and Mayfield.
Larkln lives with bis brother-in-law,
M. S. Colbert, a tinner at J120 Ninth
Street northwest, and It was upon the
latter's complaint that he was taken In
charge yesterday. Colbert became alarmed
at Larkln's actions and decided that It
would be best If he were examined for
Larkln was several years ago confined
for some time in Providence Hospital, but
was discharged. He afterward served in
the volunteer armv during the Spanlsh
Amorlcau war, and since being mustered
out at the cessation" of hostilities lie has
lived with his brataer-ln-law in thij city.
DEATH DUC TO BRUTALITY.
I'utlent nt the Nurrlsltm n. l'n.,
linn Ultra r Injuries.
PHILDELPHI., Dec. 2'. An exami
nation of the body of Frank Hodges,
whose death at the Stale Asylum for In
sane at Norrislown was reported yester
day, shows that he was brutally beateu by
attendants and that death, instead of be
ing due to Injuries seli-lnfllcted, was due
to tho rough nanuung no receiveu. ine
autopsy ahowed that four of his ribs lu
the left side had been broken.
Hodgei was sent to the asylum from
Philadelphia 'asi December. Ho had hom
icidal mauir. At dinner yesterday he
thraw food about the room. He was' cau
tioned by an attendant whom he after
ward attacked and was getting the better
of Mm vhen another attendant writ to
tho rescue, and together they s-Lilued
!Imir!cli' Ihwj luve bwii Iradtrn lu the slan
dJrd ot purity, jme, dJ liWmUi vtr since llieir
inception Mine IMrt odd ywrs , ami It will
lie our tundtut aim to lra; jiubiUIii tliu
IcaJfklilp i the nt ttntuty. We are not
ill Uny an ronldcnrr lo Oif flualitk-s of Jlutr
icii. Senate or Lager tn 'ple jou, ami u
lc):l fully SJlmit the lcr for ruur candid
ju.JfTOflt 'i'liune CSI, Arlington Uot(llub Cj,
i r a raw.'
THE FIGHT ON HANNA'S BILL
'I lie Ailiitlnlstrntlon In n Qunmlnr
Over the Stnntlon.
Senator Han nays determination to get
his Ship Subsldytill through at this ses
sion of Congress'iias placed the Adminis
tration In n quandary, and the President
Is now compelled to choose between Mr.
Hanna and his pouaty scheme and -Mr
Haw ley aud the ArmyCReorganlzatlon bill.
It Is certain th.ls'both measures cannot
be disposed of a- this session and one or
the other must falL.
.Mr. Hnnna Insists tbat his pet bounty
scheme be pushed" through, while the
President realizes that, unless the Army
bill becomes a law within a very few
months, the labor ot years In the Phil
ippines will be undone and tho peace and
order, such a3 now prevails In certain
portion t of the archipelago, will be se
The opponents of the Ship Subsidy LIU,
led by Senators Pettigrow, Allen, Butler,
and Money, hivo replied to 31r. Hanna's
threats with the statement that they will
not oppose the army measure on condi
tion that the bounty scheme be with
drawn for the session. In the event of
any attempt being made to give the
matter consideration, they propose to hold
up all legislation, particularly the ship
3Ir. HannaTias replied that hi will put
his bill through at the flrat opportunity,
so that this Is regarded as a signal for
a war on the army measure.
While the President is said to desire the
passage of the subsidy measure, he also
Insists that the Senate take speedy action
on the Army Reorganization bill. The
Democrats have been offered many In
ducements to allow the latter measure a
clear way, but the opponents of the bounty
have discovered in this a weapon with
which tiiey Intend to destroy the Hanna
It is said that the President, Mr. Haw
ley, Secretary Root, Adjutant General Cor
bin. and others have pleaded first with the
opponents of the bounty bill and later with
3Ir Hanna, not to permit the Army bill
to be held up. They have been unsuccess
ful with both factions.
Secretary Root has forwarded a letter to
Senator Haw ley In which the reasons for
speedy legislation are set forth. It is
shown that practically all cf the soldiers In
the Philippines must be replaced with new
regiments before July L All of the volun
teers must be brought to the United States
to bo mustered out by that date. To do
this without having a force on hand to re
place the men must bo to leave the archi
pelago practically without protection. The
territory already pacified and garrisoned
will be reclaimed by the Filipino troops;
tbe municipal officials appointed tinder
the United States will, it Is feared, be mas
sacred and a largo Insurgent army railed
through tbe reports that the United States
Is permanently wltWrawIng from the isl
ands. The fabric of government in the
Philippines will fall and large areas will
be turned over to the insurgents.
It is shown that to replace the home
coming forces by July 1, and yet retain at
least 60,000 men lor protection, the pre
liminaries should be arranged now. It had
been Intended to starta regiment home on
Tuesday, but If (here is no hope of get
ting legislation through1, the soldiers must
remain until the last moment
The troops noV in 1e Philippines have
refused to re-enllst, even though a bounty
of $250 has been Offered; Thus the Admin
istration finds Itself In a serious predica
ment. Even though th$ Army bill should
be passed at an ejetra session there would
te no time to drill thousands of green
men, and a very Inefficient force would
have' to be sent''to replace trained sol
diers. It was stated by a member of the Sen
ate steering committee yesterday morning
that this body will meet on January 3 and
take decisive action in order to aid the
President. Jlr. Hanna will be Informed ot
the serious situation. It lssald, and will
be notified that he cannot call up his bill
in the face of existing- conditions. He will,
it Is said, be given a chance to let It alone
for the session, or. In the event ot his
kicking over the traces, the measure will
be briefly and finally referred back to the
committee. In this way It Is hoped to save
Representative Hull. Chairman of the
House Committee on Military Affairs, stat
ed yesterday morning that If the Senate
could settle the Hanna-Pcttigrew fight and
pass the bill as amended by the Senate
committee, the House conferees. In tho in
terest nf retaining order in the Philip
pines, would accept the measure without
any contest or objection.
"I don't know what will happen If the
fight is kept up In tbe Senuf," said he.
"I see no chance for the passage of the
Ship Subsily bill, and the way might as
well be cleared for unobjectionable legis
lation." TELEPHONE COMPANIES AT WAR
President Hors Issues n Clrenlnr Vt
(iicl.ins the l'olomne Corporation.
President Ross or the proposed Wash
ington Telephone Company lias r?nt to
business men generally a circular letter
attacking the Potomac Telephone Com
pany and criticising its recent announce
ment that it will make a cut In rates on
private residence telephones on January
1. He suggests that the cut lu rates Is
simply a device for defeating the Wash
ington Telephone bill now before Con
gress, and says that there Is really no cut
but an additional revenue to tbe company
for the service proposed. He sas that
a seivice of several parties on one wire
will not be a satisfactory one. because
of the intonvience of watting while other
people talk before being able to use the
Friends of the Potomac Company ray
that the company has secured a new in
vention, which will obviate the difficulties
of several parties using one wire to a
large extent. In other ways they criticise
the letter of President Ross rather caus
tically. PUSHED INTO A BONFIRE.
Two Vru .leraej Children Likely to
Die From Hums.
IIACKi:NSCK, N. J., Dec. 29. Rosle
Choloviakl, seven years old, died Thurs
day evening, a few minutes afur being
terribly burned at a bonfire. A number
of children were playing around the lire,
near St. Mary's Church, when Rosle was
suddenly enveloped In flames, and ran
through tho street shrieking until she
fell. She was taken to her home, where
she lingered for a. short time in terrlblo
agony. It is charged that she was push
ed Into the fire by Frank Wensel. a boy
twelve years old. The boy denies the
charge. He was arrested, but was pa
roled In the custody of his father.
At about the same time 31amle Noblle,
nine years old. daughter of Nicholas No
lille, was similarly burned. The hospital
phslciam say ihatsho cannot live.
John Eckert. a. young son of Adam Eckcrt,
was arrested oil 'the charge of pushing
her Into the bonfire, and ho Is In Jail.
The boy was taken to the hospital for
Identification by Jhe child, but the doctor
would net permit her to be seen. Ho says.
however, that Mamlo declares that ths
Eckert boy pushed her Into the fire.
The Society for the Prevention of Cru
elty to Children has taken up the mat
tor, and will prosecute four other boys.
Five yeirs ago a sister ot the Choloviskl
child was burned to death while playing
around a bonllrc.
II. JL O. Mullroau Simps Iluriieil.
CONNELLSVILLE. Pa., Dec. 29. The
Sodom shops of the Baltlmoro and Ohio at
this place, which employed 110 mn, were
destroyed b"y fire early Thursday night,
with all the machinery and stores. The
supplies of oil and lumber went with great
rapidity, the fire soon spreading over more
than an acre, including the main shop
building and piles of. lumber of all kinds
which stood about the shop. Ona locomo
tive had to be abandoned to the flames. It
Is ruined. It Is thought. All the lathes and
ither machinery are warped beyond re
pair. The loss is $,CC0.
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"All Hats Trlmra
- mug 3
Free ol Charge.
OPEN LATE MONDAY NIGHT FOR ACCOM M0DAT10N
New Year's Day WearablesSpecial Prices.!
The needs of wraps of suits of hats and the like for wear
on New Year's Day are all to be had here tomorrow at prices
which mean a saving. "Wraps, suits, and millinery at both t
stores. . I
for Stylish 515
choice of light and dark tan of mode, black, castor, and
Oxford 2S Inches long ot all wool kersej lined with'
Roman silk finished with strap seams choice of storm
or notch collars some have flaro cuffs. Only by taking
dozens of them can we oner them at $8 98.
for Ladies' $10
to $15 Suits
choice of Venetian cloths of camel's hair novelty, of
rough cheviot serges, etc., in all colors and 'choice of all
style Jacket.. So-nc Suits you see selling about town at
$10 to 13, with full flare, stylish skirts. Great Bargains
$( Qk for 510 to $15
of all-woot kerseys, in castor, tan, mode, hla-k, bluo, and
brown tailor stitched and lined with a quality of satin
which Is guaranteed and for which you're asked $10 to
$15 by others.
50c to $2 torloise 1C
shell articles -'OL
The lot embraces Side
! Combs, Neck Combs. Chlg-
non Comb3, Empire Combs,
Barettes. etc. some set
with rhlnestones and some
with turquoise and the reg
ular values at G0c up to $2.
Choice for 25c;
PATBONAGE IN DELAWARE.
Colored Snportera of Aildlcka l'n II (o
lleeelc Their Reward.
WILMINGTON, Del., Dec. 29. Colored
Republicans are greatly alarmed by the
repor. tbat they will not be recognized
by the local leaders In the distribution
of patronage, and they are talking ot
holding an Indignation meeting to pro
test. The negroes worked faithfully for the
Republicans during the recent campaign.
They compose one-halt of the party In
Kent county, nearly one-half In Sussex,
while in some ot the legislative districts
of this county two-thirds of the Republi
cans are negroes When the Republicans
made a clean sweep the negroes, who
made an Imposing demonstration In the
Republican parades, naturally assumed
that when the turkey was carved they
would at least get a piece of the dark
-meat. The Levy Court of this couuty is
Republican, and baa many place3 to fill,
such as bridge-tenders and Janitors
When the negroe3 put In applications
for these offices they were given such a
"throw down" that they have since been
imploring the leaders to give them
It Is understood that neither Mr.
Chandler nor Mr. Megginson proposes to
appoint negroes. The negro "grafting
clubs" during the Republican primary
campaign were unable to hold up Messrs'.
Chandler and Megginson, and It is said
they consider themselves under no obli
gations to the negroes. .Vday or so ago
the Republican organization of the county
sent its representatives to the Republican
members of the court, suggesting that the
organization be given consideration in
filling places, but Ins Levy Courtmen
elect "Jirred" the organization by reply
ing tbat they had their own friends to
reward. A plea for ncgroe3 met similar
Tho Republicans control the police force
of this city, but the ncgroe3 have no icp
rcsentatlon on the force or about tho sta
tion. The only political recognition tho
colored men get Is at the I'edcral build
ing, where four are employed. In the
lower counties the negroes have been
looking for Jots, and the -ddlcks leaders
have been promising them such positions
aj constables and -collectors, but It Is not
thought that they will deliver the goods.
The colored men were coddled so much
by Republican leaders during the cam
paign that some of them actually suppos
ed Governor-elect llunn would appoint a
negro on his staff, but they have dropped
this Idea Some of them, too, thought
the Legislature vould abolish the punish
ment at the whipping post for ehlcken
thieves, and although there Is some agi
tation for doing away with the nost and
pillory, It is not expected definite action
will be taken.
Another report current Is agitating pn
otber class of Republicans. It Is whis
pered around that Governor Hunn Is not
going to appoint drinking men on his staff,
and also tbat some of tho members of the
Levy Court are opposed to drinking men
holding positions of responsibility. This
report has caused a commotion among a
large element of Republican oftlcesoekers,
especially since tbo all-night beer meet
ings of the Republicans were a marked
feature of the campaign.
THREE BHIDES IN ONE HOUSE.
A Trliile IfolIdHj Mrek V c'dillnif at
SNOW HILL, Md , Dec. 29. Misses Ma
mie, Lizzie, and Georgie Purnell. daugh
ters of William M. Purnell. of Qucponco,
this county, were married Wednesday to
Ernest Burbagc, John D. Rayne, and Will
lam E. Tlmmens. Jr., respectively.
Misses Mamie and Lizzie and Messrs.
Burbage and Rayne were mairied at noon
by. Rev. William H. Bancroft, of Berlin.
A wedding breakfast was served and after
Ihe departure of the newly married rou
ples on their wedding Journey attention
was centred on the arrangements for the
marriage of Miss Georgie l'uinell and Mr.
Tlmmens. This ceremony took place at
7 o'clock and was performed by Rev. r. X.
Moore, of Newark. Supper was served
immediately after. About a hundred
guests were present.
All three marriages were at the home
nt ilm brides, which has been in posses-
stou of the rurnells since 1C95, when the
land was taken by t nomas rurnen.
Mr Purnell's fourth daughter. Caroline,
wan to have been msrried the same day
with tho others, but her fiance, Oscar Dur
bage accidentally shot and killed himself
last ugust, while loading a gun. So Miss
Caroline did not become a bride, but she
took a leading part in preparing for her
sisters' weddings. .
The reason why the three weddings did
not take place st the same hour vvas that
Miss Georgie determined to have an ev
.Iiit wHddinz. and that did not suit the
, other two. The old farmhouse was decor
ated with unrisimas smua u me "Vi
sion The minister who performed the
ceremony stood In the doorway leading
from the parlor Into the hall beneath an
arch of entwined holly and mistletoe. The
balusters of the stairway were heavily
coveitd with pine and cedar.
General Vlllra on a llnntlnir Trip.
RALEIGH. N C. Dec. 29. Lieut, Ota.
NeUon A. Miles and Dr. Daley are hunting
at Rock Spring, on Trent River, guests of
C. I'. Jerome, and will hunt dcr, ducks,
and partridges several dajs.
H - ;
.ami usual luitiu jiuiw, . ff7S.'8ss I
SI0.8I2.8I4 Seventh Street and 715 Market
19c hose, '2L
Case of. Children's Ribbed
Hcse all fast black and full
seamless with double knees
and spliced hee's and
toes in large and 3mall
rits slightly imperfect
hence. Instead of 13c for
7 l-2c pair.
200 pair Ladies' Kid
Gloves In all new chades
and in all new- styles stitch
ing all slze3 the regular
$1.25 values, here at G9c
rJ "-A- --.
A SPEECH BY MB. LONG.
Tlir Secretarj- DfcourKcn on (lie 111
arrlnia and Lnmln 3!r. liny.
BOSTON. Dec. 29. Secretary Long was
the chief speaker last night at the ban
quet of the Commercial Club. In ths
course of his remarks he said:
"That the Pilgrims were good business
men is shown by the fact that in a few
years they bought out their promoters and
carried the enterprise to success on their
own footing. They were expansionists,
reaching well out from their own bor
ders, and for a century-or two later no
man crossed the ocean oftcner than Wins-low-,
their minister plenipotentiary, who
looked after their Interests abroad. It is
an Interesting fact that lftarly 300 years
later we. their descendants, not In the lit
tle Mayflower, but In tho ereat ocean
steamers of today, are returning across
the sea to plant on the shores of the Ori
ental isles the Institutions which they
"I cannot forbear suggesting how much
wo arc indebted to the work of our State
Department, the present head of which,
Mr. Hay, has, I believe earned for himselt
a place In the gratitude of the American
people. While our manufactories have
been absorbed In production, the consular
officers of the State Department stationed
abroad Save by their activity in reporting
trade conditions aided largely In turning
our surplus prodicts Into foreign chan
PATE OF A BUNA WAY BOY.
A lint Vlrclnln Anlf Killed ly
I' V.RKERSBURG. W. Va.. Dec. 29 Wil
lie Courtney, of Belllngton, who ran. away
from his home and was lost in the woods
tw weeks ago. was killed by wild beast?.
Search was made for him at the time, but
no trace of him w is found until Thursday,
when a party of hunters found what was
left of his little body on the top of the
Laurel Mountains, where It had evidently
been carried by the beast3. His clotinng
was torn by the animals' cltws, hU face
was almost eaten av.ay, and th eyes had
been torn out of the sockets. He was rec
ognized by the clothing and the contents of
the pockets and was carried back to the
Willie Courtney had no parents. He was
removed from the pcorhoi.se In Randolph
county several month3 aso by Benjamin
Ogglesby. who took him into his family as
a child of his ovn. II vs well cared for.
but longed for a wilder epcrience and ran
away from his home to ec Ihe world. He
was probably hiding in the woods to avoid
pursuit when he became lost and wa. at
tacked by some wild animals and killed.
HEADQUARTERS PUBLIC COMFORT.
Rooms .'.US and 5u9, Fifth floor, tho
"Evening Star" Building All parties
wUhlng to furnish accommodations to
visitors during tho inaugural are re
quested to call at headquarters or send
description of quarters, stating number
ot persons that can be supplied -with
rooms, with and without m-als, etc., also
list of prices per day.
M. I. WELLER, Chairman,
Public Comfort Committee.
WE BOY UNDIVIDED INTERESTS IN
Real Estate and Perfect Titles.
Parties who failed tc pay 139S taxes, and
L whose property was sold, can protect them
from maturing to a deed anu 1033 01 prop
erty by calling at tho office of WASHING
TON LAW & CLMMS CO., Room 7, 172
Louisiana Avenue northwest, city.
I F.tt I- On Tlmrwbi . December 27, l&M, M Y
JWK LKlMs. it her totimr retinue 43D School
'Vilfcp tn Jf.n "
Funeral from Zloi U;-t- f Mian Vfui-lj, De
cember 31, WO. rrltnd arc inrltnL It
IINN1.N-)-i Svitnrdav. IWnrlr :. V ot
T.IO o'clock V Pi. a I'"- lao rWn. 2V
Vvcnlli stwt iiottliyist, MMitiMlirr IIWMV
beloved wife 't the lal" Vliilnrl Hamuli, ef t1
County MratrliL, Ireland. Nrdneut linra' hir -aftrr.
HltOSN vX-On jtur.b.. Decern1" r , a: at
11 a m, MMt HI.FN 11KO-N , ,laiis;iil t of
Jrrtmiali J anil Catharine Hrwal, In l.rr
tnrot) flrt 31-ir.
I'uncral from lir parent.' rMcnce, OiO -entli
Street joLtlmct, on Vrnvlij, Dcrcir.lur 51.
at . o'clock a in Sdenn rriniieiii himi ut
St Dominic" (.Iirrcli 1'elat'vcs and bunds
mil HI sON -On lrldaj. Dec. CS, isno. at 11:30
ii inv v .AtvM.l inf. nt I'm I. Ilr-
I n, m , MAUI ( "W"" v . ....... . ...
ririuii jnJ iL.uxt.ttr of Clti ami the .at Trier
J Harvey In the itb jr of her kc.
kimtrai ironi IHC itrsmei-cc- in ii, mv.ui.. -W-
II t. nw., MomU). lht HI, at 3.10 a. 111... tlic.iee
to St. Steplieu'. Il.1ift.l1. lm reqnit-n t.u will
be ld lor -the no CI her vial.
de59 St, em
KEESE-OnS-'ufdi- Decnolcr ii. lOrt, at
6.15 . m.r"vJiLFI, MESK, belotrd auibind of
Miry i'ranew Kceic and von ol Marti a A Jlaatlc.
at his raldence, M N r. In ll,e fifty-second
year ot hll aje-
N'otice of Kineral later. lt.ent
MARSHALL Ou 1'ridVir, December 2S 1SX, at
9.20 a. m., HX UAItSIULU, towved Unhand
of Aujujta MitsLall, at liU late ruldenee, 129
I) Stret northwest, in the ,lxtr-siilh jear of hu
6- . . .. ...... ...-j (
runeral iiom resiuei.ee, at rj n m. .ho-hht, .
Decamber !1, 19W. Daltlirore, Met and l'etcre I
burs, .a., par" pi. c"v u-o:t
OF LATE BUYERS.
CA for 55 to $7
Certainly you cannot epect a greater reduction In
Trimmed Hats, and If you stand In need you had best
take advantage of this very special offering. All are-rnost
stylish creations which actually sold for $5 to $7 for
merly. nzr for 75c to $2
In this lot we've Included hundreds of Ladies' Trim
med Fedoras, Walking and Coif Hats. Child's Flats and
Crush Hats, and Ladies' and Misses' Untrimmed shapes,
which formerly brought 73c to ?2; yet all go at 25c.
2(n for Ladies'
5G0, Ladles' Colored Waists In an amazing variety of
polka dot, check, striped, and figured patterns, on dark
blue grounds trimmed with brass buttons down front
finished with soft cuffs. 29c Instead of 69c
Umbrellas upon,, i
to $2 for OL f
200 Ladies' and Men's
Gloria Umbrellas made on
steel rods with stylish nat- X
ural wood bandies oi great
variety worth up to $2, for
A Whisky that has
a reputation built
One Dollar Full Quart.
Delivered to All Parts City.
21all or 'Phone Order Filled Promptly.
Brandies, and Whiskies.
Those who are to receive Xew Year's
Daj should place their order at once.
Very best quality and at rnoi.t rea
Old Reserve Port. Imported $
Eitra Fine Old Reserve SbTryv... "ZZn
A 10-j ear old Pure Export Brandy. SAO
Fine California Brandy, good qual
California Port, well aged 1.39
California Sherry, fine quality ... L50
New York Blackberry , LSI
New- York Blackberry, T years old. 2.0)
Scuppemong Wine L
Mish Wire. In bottles . SOc
Caret from JiW to tlM per dox.
E. J. Quinrij
604 Pa. Ave.
Upon the openlna; of Its BIHSEII EX
CHANGES at Capitol Bill and Ueorge
town, on or about December 1, TUB
CHESAPEAKE ANT TOTOIIAC TELE
PHONE COMPANY will Install USLI1I
ITED TELEPHONE SERVICE, on metallic
circuits. eq--ip?ed with Ion? dfetaaco lo
fiir.13.eaU, in residences only at
IS per year, G partlea on each
lfetsage Kat Telephone, on metallls
circuits, equipped with Ion; dittanc. In
ttruments, in residences only, will te
930 per year for GOO ontwaril
call, U parties 01a each circuit
Tor rail particulars In regard to the
above, and to other new rates, acply to
the Contract Department, 619 Hth it.
nw. Telephone 1S93. ooIo-SOt
of fancy worsteds and neat
pin sfrlp-s, worth J5 to
$0 to measure.
All tbe newest and mo,t
attractive ttyles in nien'i
lioca, l!!cki. tans, pat
ent le-th:r. qual to any
$1.00 shoes Cf) C(i
HOTEL ST. LOUIS,
0. A. WIXI1ECK, Proprietor.
Corner Uth and H Sts. N.W.,
delS-lwo WASIllN'CTO'T, D. C.
GREAT SEAR SPRING GO.
EbTPI IKS ?l7T.n SPRIXO WATEH.
1 G:!icm lo; 20?.
orricE. to hth srr. y. vr.
J. WIXUAM LE3,
Undertaker and Livery.
Si! Pea- Ave. N. VT Washincion. EL a.
CttU cr Credit.
Car. Till 'd I lEy).