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TIIE REPUBLIC: WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5. 1000.
TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF. Iv'nuni rate vv.n . i 7 per ' ' ' " ' '" no! time loins "Ii arii-g-. SWlVls. 1' li ar, c- SCiTTO, X. w York tihan.:o. " (lotuimt Mil. - a-ount a-ked; i-uuuviii. . ... !N. .11111 bltl. tr a-ked: Chlcaco. "- ili-iuw bid. V dl-couiit .i-K 1. Xm r-l.-ii- "V li-count Mil. par ashed; Clneln li .11. 2V iIImoum. bill. par a-kisl. Th" li'il nlf.it market chse-l higher at : bid li. . 71c nominal Jan . TIUo .i--k.il Mj 7:i..V No. r ltd: eorn elo-td higher ,n l-.'.c Dei . .Ve May. SMiJSc No -white, oats tlo-vU at SH.c Dec. -l'ic May, JM'. Nil. z. The lot.il market fir standird trn-s perk rlt.s.sl l!rm at $13: prime steam lard closed hiln r .it .t"'ti7c for I ft SUo. '1 ii h. ,il spot ccition market dosed quiet. i.o'Ai and sri:ri:i:.N. . ..i- r r iblle hearing on the ptrirosltion r . w nr niis will l- ;lfii at It) t . k I pi. now morning nt tin- City Hall. V '.. r. who used J12 h. longing to 1 mi v.i whil.' two ill to work. is a' i. 1 tl i . 'nbi-rj.Iemetit. i .ijk I. Mill Louise Kmegcr aio -eircli-".. Hi. tv records to leant If they .ire 1 . t-. r 1 -t-tor. i . L.i'ilK-j-. and V.'iUlain J. MrGuIrl.-. i M. iv. . thearts. meet at City Ho 1 u 11. 1-otli suffer from effects of isi- 1 l. i. . '! -d may Ioe the house which he n - - vt .its in building - o! the Tran-'t Company htil.l 11111..1I meeting io-sia. nt f Ambr-i Zorn. an artist. ar;.iiii-t i Ji. ii'.' for Sio lor iiaiutlng three t. n 1 ' r ii M'i ikiso up ill i in-uU iVurt to-l.i. . Jin'. Sisters f the !. r occui.v . - r . utl pri:intid to them In (JnuoU .tv Tint juillc!itc for eh ric.il positions in the Mi ouri t. i.tr.il A eiublv .ire numerous. Mor. tl in fjiftw"! aiIditiori.il suib-.'tlp-liens io ill.- World'- J'.ilr la nil Mere leporj c.l lust jiuht .it the mi-ctlrs o eumm.l- leeS V f.-uil between rirward-villo families re Milted in one Mom. in throwing boiling Ma ter upon .inotlur'.s hc.ul. In-ul!iet nt Lpprojiri ltions for liKhtin juib.i. bt1il.lln5.-1 threaten to 1. ac the !n Mi'uticn in d trkno.i this u inter. The fiir and Insur f..r the Altenhcim m M informally npent.il .u the UeJerkranz II.1II n insane- pitlent in Iho City Hor't.il t'li-matlon M.irtl attaekeil and marly killed the m moil. The third exeuron of Pt. Touls mamifac l rer aim merchants leae I'nion irtation 1 r A lnienneF, Intl.. tltis luiirniits. Vernor Unwell, n bellboy. confoes that he to!e lars sum.-, of money fioni tlie jmckets of memlM rv of the St. I.ouli Club. Kt l.ouK Trin--it Company directors meet ti -t!a Chansib In the dirtctorate are ru mored V.WSII1XGTOX. Senator I'ettljrrew of South Dakota de itl,"i that h 1" oppcin the hip-.ub-idy bill and other K'-publican me.i'-ures out of ieence ln-"plretl by the result of the Xo enilr fleet Ion. The reiort of the Isthmian Caml Com mi,''ion unanimou-lv n commends the Xle ar:mian rtmte. Ti.tir onchiaions and ol-!-T.itions uere forwarded to Congress by the 1'rt.sitlent. Missi'ippt Valley shippers petition Con crcss to improve the Mlsoltslppi Khcr from Ft. I.011I4 to the jta-tes. The Senate oted to substitute the ship ubsld bill for the Spooner Philippines cov ommtnt measure, and Senator I'rye bean the opi nine .speech for the bill. Senator Ve&t Mill offer an amendment taxing for-.irn-built ships, in American trade. Senatoir-tleet Dolliver of Iowa wa9 stvorn in and assigned to committees. The Senate authorized Georse D. Jleikle jolm. Assistant Secretary of War. to ac cept the decoration of Chevalier from the Govcrrftnent of Norway and Sweden. Cap tain X. SI. Brooks, Superintendent of For .iltn Slallb. I.s permitted to accept a deco ration of the lied Uagle from the Kmperor of German. The Houss held a short session, receiving Sir. Co in.r of Iowa, the f ucces"or to Sena tor Dolliver. The army reorganization bill .Bill be reported to-day. GEXKItAL. DOMESTIC. rresb terian Creed Ketlslon Committee meets at 'Washington. Slany aMards made at tho Chicago Live Block Show. Wife of Lecturer Stoddard buc3 for dl yorcc. IV. C. T. I. National Convention petitions ITesIdent SIcKInlcy and the heads of for eign Gocrnments to keep liquor, opium ana arms out of colonies. Guatemala complicates the Slay ca.se by arresting him ai he was lcaiing for the United States. Southern Industrial Convention meets at I.'ew Orleans. FOREIGN". General SIcrcier. In the French Senite. declares that Invasion of England is feasible and urges. :i ehatigc in at my maneuvers so as to be ready for such :i contingency. IJAILKOADS. It Is reported that a new trans.nissouri rasscnger association will be formed. The rumor that the Huillpgton Mill ib Forb tho St. Joteiih and Grand Island is denied. Tl.o Alton ha deelared a 2 per rent divi dend and elected two new directors. Allen Cameron has resigned as assistant general freight agent of the Canadian Pa cific. The New York Central is contemplating further Improvement1-. The Interstate Commerce Commission v. ill give a. hearing to St. Louis shippers at .Washington on Slondaj next. Western executive olllcials will meet ia Xcw York to-day. Freight rates on pig Iron from 1'ittsburg to the seaboard Mill be reduced on Janu ary 1. Mnrlnc IntcIIIscnrc. Xw York, Dec. 4. Arrived: Furncla, from Glasgow. Liverpool. Dec. 4 Arrived: Llvonlan. Montreal. Queenstow n. Dec. A Arrived: Oceanic, New York, for Liverpool. Gibraltar. Dee I -called: Kaiser Wilhelm II from Genoa and Naples. New York. New York, Dec. 4 Sailed: Cjnrlc, Liver pool. Imperfect igest'son Makes life a burden for many. To enjoy life, to have a sound body, a vigorous mind, it is necessary for the digestive organs to be perfect. EUPEPSIA TABLETS relieve indi gestion at once, and a cure is posi tively guaranteed in every case, of however long standing. This rem edy is not a patent medicine, but a prescription that is being used among the best medical faculty in their own private practice most successfully. Oaf-atln. Ark . Aus t. 1. KITEPSIA COMPANY, si l.nu. Xt Otntknien 1 wish to sj Hint I have lieen a fcUfftrer jf In'l estlnli for two jear. I hiv tried alnitrt fvtrlhin:r rm-mntfrJu. 1 lav ui two i.. of i:ri'i:isi twu.cts. m.'i .lid ir.." in..rt- noo.1 than a'l the rnl tile I hiv vtr laktn iluriau n truutne. 1 tan heartllv remiimt.n1 I-ITKI'-IA THI,KTS to all whu raaj b tioul.1.1 with Indis.slltm or oatanh cf the 'lomarli Yours trulj. 1: i KI.ATT El'I'El'SIA TAHLETS are sold under an absolute guarantee to refund monev in all instances where they fall. Where KUl'El SIA TABLETS cannot be obtained from local druggists, thev- should bo ordered for warded by mail. They sell for SV a box. Sent prepaid through mall upon Teceipt of Wc In postage. Every box contains two weeks" treatment. Caution Take no substitute for EITEP SIA TABLETS. There is nothing "just as good." Address EUrEPSIA COSIPAXY, 3 ClrH; A'.c.. St. Lou! j. ilu. SENATE CONSIDERS SUBSIDY 8ILL FIRST, Philippines (loverninoiit Measure Sitle(r:ickol liy Pet Sclicme of on:itur llaniiii. VEST HAS AN AMENDMENT. llt Wculil T:ix I-ii-i-irii Sliip- In AiiH'iiiMii Ti.-uli'. ;iin ruill rrs Ilcri' :iu Aih:int:ij:' With out (Vi in iitiveiiiiiieiit. Washinglcn. Ptv. 1 -The prosraMin'o of the Seiiaii- lejidfr-. im a bti'ir.t's - '-'on Mas taken i.! in arn-st to-tlav. and ma terial pron --a v..i ifatle. Wluit i. imptil.irl known a- th shn "i.'.iridy bill W..S made th,. tuillni-li'i! I"i-i- iies of the S.nite in-liail of In S .r I'hilippiite measure, and the tll-.-u -1 hi i f it M.i.sopiiitd b.v Mr i-'r.vo of Main-, chair man of tin- Commiti.e on ioiiiai r. . . from vvliu h the iiif.i-.uit' n.t report ! II .idurts.-f.l the St uatt to-daj for ill 're li.an an hni.r at.d a Ii ilf. Keconizfil b his collo.-igu. - 1 nt. m tbont upon tin- sill j.'t t. he tu' a. tonlt 1 !' atttTtien lie had not couiliiiScd v 'it .1 tilt- Sttiate atljouniid. As soon as the st --ion o.na .1 the etlenti lis tif St nator-.'lt . I Hulhv.i of Iowa M. re in."-, nlt.l atitl he was -.v.0.11 Io. Mr. Dillingham, the in w S.na'or li " Aernit'iil. w.i as--igui d pit fib. rl.l, in lb' following .oimnllttes. Civil S.r.ne. E11 gio.fd KilN. Ttmtorlts. Tiati--poit ! hi Koine to the Seitxiinl. Additional A -.0111-motlations for tin 1.11 rary f ("ongre-s and ltilini Deiirttl ition, and Mi Dollvir to l'aeilli' IJiilrouls. Ai,iiciiltiire, IMtu itio'i and Iibor. lnter-tatc Coinmeree. Po.-t f-tlie- and P.wt Una .s ;'ii I Improvements of the SliMipj 1 Hivtr. PilK on the laleudar were iu".-e.l as follows. To authorize the u-e of dero-ltiin-" be fore naval courts 111 tenaui .-, Mith an ainendmtnt restricting is opuatinn 10 depoltiniii takt i' at tht. inM.iiice of the ntcusid; to authoiizo Cajitaln X M. Ihooks. Stirerintt ntlt nt of I'ortign M.iiN. to accept the tltcoratioii of tho lletl Eagb of the third Ia from tho E'lil'eior of Germaiiv ; to authorize George I- Meikle johu to nccipi a tleeoration of cl'.-va'ier of the first ilasa from the Govt rmiRiit of Swotlen anil Xorway: to tneourage the holding of an inter tate and We-l li t'lan epo--:tion in Charlfston. S. ".. 111 l'd. The measure appropri ites tO.oin. and admits t-ihibits free of di:t. When the iimmihed IiuInc--. knov.11 as tl Siiotic. r Philippine bill, was laid be fore the Senate t.t i oVloek. Sir l'rje, 1 ax ing previously juldc.1 tht. gavel to Sen ator Galling, r. iin.vtil that the Senate pro cted to eor.siiler.'tion of the -hlp-uliIdy bill. The effect of the ttntion Mas to make the stibsidv bill the untlni-hed business. Sir. Jones of Arkar.sis demanded the )tas and na.vs. The motio.i irev ailed Sn to '. Senator Ircs rKnntent. Sir. Frye. the iioncor tor the bill, ad drtssed the S-nate 111 explanation of It. His statement was Ual-orate, and at time- elo quent. This great maritime nation, he said, was placed in a position humiliating b"ond c pression by the presi nt condition of our merchant marine. With a boumlle-s sea coast, unparalleled and unapj roaehable 1..1 tional resouices. sl.ip-huildt rs the eipial of any in the world, the greatf-t exports In the world, and every other argument in our l.nor. the United Statts had permitted their commercial rivals to f ize the p.ithwas of commerce and hold them practically to the exclusion of tl.W count! . Iist car, of all the 1 normous exports and imports of the United States, onl per tent vvas carried in American bott-m. and tho Lnited States paid to foreign na tions (pnr.elpally Great Britain and Ger inr.n) J50a,i"J a day for dcing carrjlng trade work for this country. H- roliuej out that during the war with Spain tne I'rilnl Statet were forced to search the seas over for auxiliary cruisers and transports, be cause we had sactihetd our tarrj rg sh.p. "Iho world." Sir. Fre declirtd, "has en tered upon a fitree couunereiil war, and It is to be a long and strenuous contlitt. Each nation is seeking the advantage of It? rivals In this tontllct, and Is pressing forward to gain that advantage. Slo-t ot the foreign nations are looking for commercial ad vantage In the East. Bussia, France, Great Britain. Italy and Germany are paving an agngate of tV"0,-"') ier year in tub-ullts for tho carry lug shlp3 of the Eastern trade." He pointed out that und-r insrnt condi tions it costs the I nited States from It to i'i per cent num. principally in wahts and lood. to ore rate its snips than It cots Grt t Britain, and about So ptr itut nure than it co'ts Norwa. ar.d yet tns fnitcl states, sail lie, .lie lorteit to conii.tte unoer :uth .1 hand.cap with the e .courage 1 and 1 rutettett ships ol lortiga eouatiits. Sir. Frje then took uii 1n.1t portion of the bill which irovitles the ainouni 01 subsidy to li. paitl issel-i, and e.iil.ilnetl hovv Hie pajment was regulated, lit- slid that by the terms ot th. measure a ten-knot vissel out for 17 dav.s would draw tlVvi a jear beje.nd the cost of her eoal and handling, ai.d that il'e amount of tile suu-id. wou.tl In p.icentage (.imtnlsli with the inera.-t. of lnc spt n of tr.t- ship Sir. Oav f Gtorgia a-ke.l if it w.re true that a twentv-oiit-krct sliiji would Craw un der tue bill jm.tv) a year Sir. l'rje ailmiti.il lli.it It was At this point Sir l"rj. ieal tl the llfjor for the tla. and the hrnatc at 3Ji". 11. 111. held a brlet executive sissioii. Senntiir cst' Amendment. Just before the adjournment at 3. TV p m. Senator V"-t gave notice of an anHiidmcnt tnat he will offer to the pliip-sub-ldy bill. The iim.'iulment jirovides for the rtpeal of surh i-I'-ting laws "as eltht r prohibit or restrict citlit-ns of the I'ntteii Statt-s from liureha-iug shl 1 built in olhtr eoiiutri.-s to be I'sed In the loreign tarrying trade of the United State, or which impose taxes, burden.- r restrictions on "ueli ships when owned bv American citiirtiis whltti are not impost ii on ships built in the I'nitMl Matere" In addition to the repealing provision, the anit ailment makes It lawful for all titizins of tie Unittd States to buy ship- built "in wholt or In jiart in an fortign country and have than regl-tert.il as snips o. the Uniti.il Mate- " When so rtgi-ttrcd lhee fortign-built v.- els are. 11111I. 1 the terms nf the am i.d inent. to be tntitltd to all the ii hts and siibjectftf to the -ame itgulation- as thus.' governing ships built in the United States and owntd by citizen- of this eountrj. WOri.D BENEFIT IIEUMVXS. ( liamii Cl.irk AsUn Vpiiroprintifin fur That Ilarlnir. ItKI't ri.ICSl'KCIAL Washington. Dee. 1 Champ Ci.uk w.i" la ton-ultation to-day with Judge Burt m. ehairnan of Kiver ar.d II irlmr ofnn't.-e. as to appiuprlations tor the Ml oi'il .nl tlasiiin.itlc livur.- and for the iltrm.uin h..r bor Sir. CI nl: v. ill uo hi- utine.-t n-ti-i-.or to secure appreciations fur these obieets He asks for J.VCV) at Hern inn and a---ured the commit lie that the bo-iiing the! ji!i.t ju-tilVs that rprndltiir Un called attention to the fact that tlitr" -io more boats tngagel at Htrmiii'i lha'i ,inv other pjlr.t .111 the SIL-houiI Thi-i app'.t priation would, he s-a- be of iiftn lit to S: Loui. a- onneetloiis ar. mid" betv.c n the Hermann boats and the largtr 01.es tin j the Sli-sissipjii. Mil tiiw iti:r tu: si nno. I.eKislntlon l'roitietl liy Memliem Ur.itu Tills i't'tiin. i;KPCi:i.ii'.-Pr:i'iAU Washington. Dtc. t Among the mcarure of mttre.-t to the Southv.e-t which heve been reported by committees and are on the calendar awaiting action by the House, are thtv following: Sir. Uarlholdl's hill to appoint a comm! Flcn for investigating pollution of water supplies Mhrre-the hialth of people in more than one State is affected Ily Sir. Urow-nlow To e-iabliah a soldiers' home' at John-011 Citv. Tenn. By Sir Cooptr of Texas To authorize the j S cretary of IVnr to investigate and pro- iiii" ior pjvmcni ot an claims presented on Li.halr of church's, hospitaU. etc., arising OF THIS EXCEPTIONAL OFFER! Jt's an unusual one. that can be duplicated but seldom, for I tie reason the ralue h too real and above the small price ire name. Fashionable Scotch Cheviot Suits, PURE WOOL, These are the aualitia alirajs fold b.u us and J -Sd.JO and -s7a'. rp Hear in mind that the hiih-class u'or,vnanhip, the 3) trimmtnijs; perfect si e and lone of these suits are up to v standard - the htfu'st class and ri'-sl craclrf known $ and on will then realize the value of this offer, and ou nouuceriK ns beinij nuine. meritorious and of ralue. y0Zfi0 xy Ciothicrs, Haberdashers and Hatters, $ New Republic Huildii:";. Seventh and Olive Streets. K CANAL COMMISSION FAVORS THE NICARAGUA ROUTE, Advantages to This Nation Considered to More Than Offset a Cheaper Panama Waterway. Wa-hirgto'. Dee. 1 - The report of the l-intnitn "'anal onimis.-lun siibmitttd 'i the 1'rt-idtnt to i"ongrt- to-1l.1v viV'.s a the iii.aid'uoii 1 eoneltiio:i uf that Imiy that "The mo-l pi-.ictitable .ind ft asible route for an i-iltmian c.uril. under the toninl. mnr.ic . lit and o.vntr.-h.p o' the Fnltttl State-, is that known a- the Nic tragi! 1 mutt." The (oniniis-iiin t-Sinntts the cost of this route at t.''IMWL Thi- t nitiiate 1- 11111. h in cmc-s-s of .inj hert toftire made, and i tlue to inert a-.il tlitn n-1 m- ami otht r fea-turt- not lit retofore ton-itired. The 1 o:n nil'.ion al-o t-timatt.s the cist of a tai.al by thf I'anam.i route at fll2.SIJ.-7). aee'ord ing to one route, or J1V. .r;s,".-,i ,iet onling t anothtr lot:'" As I. tvvte'ii tilt Nicaragua and Panama rout..- the I'otnml-'Iou -11111- up a number of advantagt- luvorable to thn former It states al-o th it tinier the ctoiees-Ion-given bv tho Govtrmmut of Colombia to ih Panama Canal Company that Uovtrn inent is not tne to giant the ihii-mij rights to the Unittd Mate-", t eept ujioii cemlitloii- made by the eoi.iiunv. lfftlri;i!lo of Ituules, A detailed description I" l'"e:i of tli flips over the m' 1 ral routes. Along the Ni caragua route it wa- foind lint tn.- hort stclion ot thf partially e'onitruetnl canal : perhaps in a- good shap' to-da as It wa.s when the woik wa- stopped The buildliu-. however, aie all rotten and the dredge-. 1 oats, tic.. .re wortlde-s. '1 he toniml ion j visited i'r ident Zelaya and olmr bailing ' otlieials ef Nlearaua. .mil lotinil Ui.mt gii.ttlv Iitin-ifd in the mjr t. I 'lhe oecupation 01 tneir t.ititori by th I Unittd Staf-s tor canal ji.iiu-es cli.i null st.m to b regittletl ,t- a -tnoiis tib-.ta.lt. 1 provided th" -oveitlgnt ot tat Kt pul.!i- I was lespi eletl ! Along tne I'apnmi route the eommls-ton ftitintl a 1 irge foiet- ot v.url.nitn engaiit uiion tile canal lin?. about -,ot"i In numb.'', according Io lhe Panama eonpmj. Til" canal had In en opent d to some extent 'it licth ends. lmmcn-f .iiKintitie-i of mie.'iin er.v, iuiin.'iiitiit- anil tool" were foamt alo'i ; the route Slueh of this propert.v. the on inbsion ieHiri.s, 1- ill .n:.ipt.il to American method 01 work, ami all of it Is now from thlrt. en to twenty years old. -a th it !. aiue should be givtn to thi pi mt now on the S-thinus. Tilps vver.' ais. in id- along tho li.tri.n mute Atltr i;iiii4 ovtr tin sev.nl lout.s. the cominl-slon torti'iertil ie t'iui 11-1011-of lh I lt.11 loPtK.eri.l if 1 Im 11-1011- of th- to be bui.t It v .- 11. tnmiiie.1 to tiv 1 tit pill ..I .'-. tftt at m. an low ualer. hi.ti.Mi. vvt.m ..r 1.. ' . 1 ..in. -.1..... i... re nal t op. in ai.d a bottom width of U ' et with seme In ctia-e ot tiimi'iis ens ,11 certain point-. ThtM' limit n-io:s .in- lirfa r man tho-e pio po til lor any pifviouscaiial scheme. V. all.' ilit n. iv -tn.i txces-lvt. to-uav, the coni mi Ion loin's out that the e-iiial Is not likely to i.e op" fd within ten yeais, iliiiiu 1 ,,,.,, I "'"" hit h time I lie Inert asf in lit. 11:1111 sions i liktlv to continu A width ot l.Vt ftft will allivv all but the ry I irg t -t.lt s to pi-s t u it mrer in the canal, w hilt t.'u lock- .11. of a dimension to ptimit tvtu tile l.ugfst ship.s ailo.n to lie man. uvertsl. The sie 1 f locks i-' 71o feel pi length, bl feet in wi'ith. in tin ili-ar, with a ucpth cf j ftct. Across Nlcnraefiin. T.iking up the Nuaragii 1 route in detail, the comiiii ion -t). that the route adopt. si follows t tptially the lines laid down by the Nicaragua Canal Commi-slon in Its it port tif PliT-lWt. It logins near Grey town, on tiie All intie d.le, follows the Sin Juan Itlvtr. inters I-akf Niiaragui and t riniiiatis at ISrito. 011 the Pit He tide. The distance from ocean to otean is about 1"". ii.II".- Plans are given for tin gnat bathers required at Gr yiown and Ilrito The nio-t illirieult engineering woik is the dam S'cro"! the San Juan Itivtr to reg ; lite th" watei- of lhe like The tinp rupiireil to btti'.l the cinal hinge- aim st inil'ily on thi time ruiulre I tor tin 'on structioii of till dim The commie-ion sivs eight years: would probably be a rtasonaole estlmite for the lrjllillng. At lta-t two eais will be con-imed in prtp iratory work and opining a hirbor at Grey town, -o tl.it If work on thf tlam rhoul.l b commene'il Inline 'lately th r. -after, the time requir.sl for eoinpletiug the mtire work will be rlo'it ton yiais. The commission then submlt.s tin follow ing ctlm ittil co-t of a canal on thf Nicaragua r itite: from u-e of tlteir bulld'ngs by I'nited Slates trooi.s during the Civil War. also to remove ti'e II'. .nine station at -Tahiti1 Pass. Tcs . from lt: present locution Joint resolution tu allot the lands of the Sltsialtra Ap.'oht - in New .Mt ieo llv Sir. I'lvnn Granting tilt sue of aban ilonid Kcrt Siipplv to Oklahoma T. rritorv ISv Sir. Utt't To sit", mit to th- Court of Claim.s ssttlimtni of lights uf tht Dela ware Indians In the Cherokee Nation and othi r ludi ins llv Sir. Stephen-- Stupending proceedings in 1 iiurts cf Indian Trrutory ai'd before tin Iii'h.iu Agent, binding the enactment of b gl-latlon now be'ore Cong-t--. Ily .Mr. I.lttle levying t-ii. s for education of ih'ldien 111 ludiaii Ti rritory . to tr".ite a beard of htplth to regulite lira, tic of med icine ill I111II111 Ternloiy. for protection of cities and towns In Ind.an Territory: to nu thorl7 Chick. i- ivv fre-tshnen to bring sint in Court of Plain-- -igiiii". Chickisaw and Choctaw Xatlor- an 1 the United States. u'i mi, i. iti: K t-iv. llecirKRllirntiull llenslire Will He lie luirtf.l In the lloi.sf li Mr. Hull. Washingtin. Iec. !. The se-.-ion or the House to-day was brier. The real Mork will btgln to-morrow, when the House will con sider the army reorganization bill vvhirli Sir. Hull, chairman or the Committee on Slliitary Affair.'-, reiiortc.1 to-tla.. lie explainesl the urgent necessity for im mediate action on this mea-ure. as undT the pre-cnt law- the army must be riilutt 1 to 27.000 on July I net and a-ke.1 unani mous con-cut for the coftldcrat ion of he lull to-morrow, hut Sir. Sulzr (New York) objected, so Sir. Hull Introduced a rc-ohi-tloc. for .1 -ptilal order for the con-i Itera tion of the bill to-morrow, with proviniin TAKE NOTIC Eas. r'l divi-ion. fitmi Gre; tor. Oa San Ca.lu- Kim. i"2.ii"'. to P.o- Midi'l.' ibvi-io'i. Irom Ito.-i Dap. to I... I.iiis. triliV"'. S.111 c.ul.isi ! Western divi-ioa, from I.e jri. siii.m I-ajis to K'llo. Xltii tv-cUht mllfs of railro-id. rwo loial. tlii.H7.iJ" E'lrint.ring iilu. s'irltation an 1 ?en trul fuitiing.nei. . ?.;LIi:te. Argreeiiif. ?tx'..".l '.ihn' Thi- trlimatf provides for a dauM" sys tem of lutk". "i that 11 ivigatlt n an be lll.lillt.lle.il if ol'e svsltpi Ik- t !. ,-d fur re pairs or rniewal- If a sntlt lo kag- j-vs-Iflll is p'ovl.l.-d lhe 1. 1st v. II Ik- rfdueed ?19. fiTV"" Xirrowh'g the bottom oiii-thl-.l will permit a furtlur id.:ctloti of JlfiPU'.inn. 'I hi- would l,r!n.r the e-timatesl con do.v:i lo jies.'Jl.: t-o ll Wn; of I'linniua. Conctrri'ig tin Panama route the eoai-mi--ioii ms its li.ttuntl nttraetioii Hi- 111 tin- toinbiuatio.i ot .1 vtrv 11 irrow i-tlimus with a low summit. The wilth ot the i-th-11111s I- 1. .-j Hi in tii:rtv-iive mile.s. while im -umiiiii 1- '.iif.v jw le.t ai.ove mean til.' Alt.r a i'."i..iled t.e-inpiloii of the .....(.- 1. .i.i.-. 11- "11. uii- 1.111 sli. 11. ties nu tost of completing a .1:1.1 1 to In- SHiic,- r.v:i The commission rt ports that the vatpe of tb- lr neh work alr.ady done Is c-ti-i'i it is I at sa'.'IM'K. lb 'tirl' to the 1 ommereiil advant ig"s I if an I' thai in watt rv.av. the rt port : . "As tiimiaitsl with Europe, the lint'd Mates will 1I1 live from the tan.il rar gif.it. r Im m In-, both commercially .I'll lndil-trl..ll. Assouli in it lias In-ell op-uci! eur troi. with the w.st nu't of So'. ta Amiri. 1 will rapidly int re.i-e. as will al-o , ine -votunit 01 our ir..oe wiui nif tn.--.i. 1 The amount of tht Ainirican cominer't' through tin eaiuil will CMiieklv surpass lhe total ainotmt f European tr.ithc " Cciliipiirisuii of ICtillff. Tne conn I-. ion coneludts with a c-ire-ful lompari 011 of the Nicaragua and Pan ama routes. It -hows that ill-tanet- be tween .Mlaiitic and Pacific ports are short tr bv the Nlcaragiii than bv the Pin una mtiie. 'Ibis is in part offset by tlf. in ert ased time in getting through the Niea t.igui canal. The litter route I- ripo'ltd to be more f.ivnralle for -ailing es-tl-. Thf Nicaragua route i- al-o regarded as a.lvatit.igi on- through Its devi loptm nt or thfituintry throogh width it pa--.-. It is pointed mil th.-t tin Panama fon-c.-.-ion. now held bv thf French coinp inv. prohibit a ti -sioii of rights t anv nat'.o'i or foreign Govt rnment. 'I b 10111 -stin I- lliiini. -o th.'l f the t mini fiaie- . , , ,j,,r. Uf.,i not be an al-o!.: 1 ,;, r.1,1,, i ,,. rl f.ulty. as the lom.-s'. ' ' , , ',, . '.'. l.,lul i, , ,,.,us to C 1 Piovio. s 111 u im 1. 11.11 " b-olate -on o..oi.i . .ft.- Tiim i-n!nt' ytar. The tommL-ion ha- i-l. d it .1,.. l.....-l .-.nil. niv l'r. -Id. lit ' lo n.irie iiiiiiu .. .... ....... - --. - ,. t.inn upon vvlileh thf tomp-iny v.ill s- I 1 of it.s prop, rtv and Ini.-r .-:s 10 ii- : 1 ..it . .1 st'ites No fi.rmal r. pl wa re- ivd until the con b,ii.g tl..-.. 1. Illlllis-lilll s it'i ..... The Pnal 1 e.:u liisions i.f Mi.- comn Ii-sion are -tit.. I as follows. "The iftimatfil tost of Niiiiagui C.11..1I is ah ut ih. .11 ib.it of coaiplt il-g building the Ts.icit.oiiii inure j tb Pan. 111a , I -iti.il 1. .tv in" 4.111 lilt, to-t tin. Iitt.r t.r.ititTtv. Tills lit. t-'ires the hl- ' . .. ' " . . . e .:. . . ...I rtr.net in tne magnitude ; "" 1. .. - tu I.e ovircoini in the eetuil ti n-litlttion of the tw canals. "The new- Paniiiri C.pi il ompaity pas shown no dl-!M.-ltioii lo -ell It.s i'ptrty to tht- United States'. Should Hat cnipanv b.- able ai.d willing to s. 11 tinre is 11 ism to bilifVf that the price woul I i.ot l such as would make the total cost to thf United Statts lers than that of the Nicaragua Canal. . , "The Pinania Canal, after completion, would be .sliorti-i. havf fewer locks and l.ss 1 arv iture than the Xi-arag'ia Canal The in asure of thi-. niK.ttiitjrts 11 the tinii return ! for a e tl to pa-s through, v. Imli i-. iv-tlm ite-1 for an tiv.r.tj- shiji at tvv.Ive l'.iiir- for Panam 1 anil thirty Lace liuiir-i for Nharagiia "tin tl.f other hand, tin- di-taiicc from San Pram i-co to New York Is nTT mil. . to New- ilrle-ins ,".7D milts and to l.iveisiu nv; miles itater vit Panama thin ii Niearagu 1. Tin time it utiirnl to pass mtr tl' e ili-i.inet- being greater tit i'i lh. dif firtne in thf tune of trail-It through the cauaU. th" Nicaragua line, afitr toiiiii.e tion. would be thf more nilvantagrous of lhe two to tile Unittd States, notw iih-t 111 ling the crtatir eosl of iiiamtaiiiuig th.? lender tan.ll." for a vote at the end of sit l.ourcV g"n'ral debate. Th" obj.'ttion to the .swearlrg in of Sir. Conner of Iowa, iho sucie-sor nf St r.a"i r Dolll-.tr. which was rai-nl bv Sir. Itailey of Ti 1 is ve.-it --day , v. a- rt moved to-day by tite prt -1 utation tif .1 nt w set of cit'tlen-tlal- from Governor Shaw and Sir. Co'nur took the o ith. Three bills wire pas-ed under the call of the tommitlet . the mo-t Importat.; one N . ing to pinvldf a .It tail ot not to txceed im retired army uthctrs and Si) noni oinniis shiiii d othtrs ,-. millt iry in-truttois in tin pu'il'c schools of s-ueli cities .t mi'ipt a --ystem of military Instruction. The oth"!.-) were "to prevent the failure- of millt ny Justice" and to legalize an issue of jyo -tu.-' 1 r bonds by Pir.1.1 Countv. Arizona. The House adjourned at 1-STi p. m. 111 Milium iiKii' iMi noi.i. it.s. riuicrrsmniin .Felt V.'nnt Illc Sloney fur lilvt-r Wort.. I'I'Prill.K M'Et'IAI- Wa .hlngton, Dec. 4 11 presntative Jett of Illllsbe.rt. Ii:, I- pursuing tl:e river and h.trtur 1 III v.tib l.lj 11-11.1l ieiir. Mr. .I.'IT el:- an appropriation of JU'W-j for rivtrl v.ork in his district on the Illinois, side or , 11 the IllinoLs side or , ilv oniio-iie 1,. ih.. tly oppo-lte l tnt 1. He will follow- ihi the Mississippi, dirtctiy oppo-ite to the 1 mouth or the Slissoun. tip closfiy mill, as he has betn very sue ce'ssful heretorore in these mattir.. there Is a good prospect cf tlii.s appioprlatlon be ing stcarcd this vrinter vlr. Jett. w-hc ls a Itading member o: th? ..lihtary .Vffairs Commltti'e. Is opun-fil to ' the armv bill prepared by Secretary of Wart J2.T'V.!; Ice suoply. $H; photographs, mour.t-IJ-ot. whhh was reported out of the com- J ings. negatlvis. prints nml plates, J1.CS;; mlttie to-.l.y with .1 few amendment. Mr. I maps and luniks. Jl.a.0; ilr.ifling material. Jitt s.,j-.s that the bill provides ror a .stand- j Jjm; eab. omnibus, e'.ir and carriage hire, ing army of KX'.av. which the Itcpubllcans .;,;is; olllcc supi'lles. ?1.JJj; telephone serv- other relabl" firms at $J. perfection of it, reliable Our fli(li Standard (our in the clot hint bus'i's). can depend upon our au- W - .111 to be ,u.l us t,t p., ,d ,n, rlv tl..lf ui'l. is It 1- .iik -. ! to a larg :. Hiding arinv. It. 10111.1 nut givo I.. I.'t" pre-t nl bill Ins tipi urt. Mr .1.11 t ontt nd-i tint if the Itooi lill li. .1.1.11 -. .1 l.fv the arm) piovi.;. .1 fur In : ml bv li.. bill .vi'l tusi thf ptople of thl.s (uinitrv ?11 .Vuo atiiiiiallv Sir .It tt -old- tb it 'vlu n -neb a 1 iw I" t net upon 1 In 1 null b..ok it will bo im- .1 it li v.ili ill lk. -.. Ill HIV pt Ible tu lei pins- in- i.ivorei -fi.s tun ihf iittlii. nt" bv Hi. Ir irlcnili will brought to bar to m.iiiit.ilii tb- large st. imliiig fun e. 11 the .iilmiiil-liati.il d.-lrts t,, tuntiuu. its jol-i.-v- in th. Phllipi ins. h" -iv-. it 011g.1t to ..(Ctpt ..11 armv bill that wotil I provide for reiiticuoi 111 ine rriav Mlu-n the tuirii'i-fs of the (J i 1 mint in have hoi irfompii.'lud. .MIITIIUEST "ss !'i tdl'Itl VI Ml. ('olillilciit'f lUprt-sst-il llial It Will II.- OIiImIiii-iI This Session. hi:ppiii.i.'M'i:i i.i U'.uhlngtoii. I).' 4 Tl em Is a vt rv gen-t-ral In 'n f among Suitthv.tstt ru nit-mo. rs that tb- wurk of dt p ning the So.ithwe-t I'.i'i. w Ilk ii would be uf Ineali ul.ilile value tu the ihiinlit" Int. r st" of St I.imU .m.l the Sli--i ippl Vall-i. will In priiviitil lor tht- vviiu. r Thf Kiver and II irlnir Coin- mltttf are tonvlnttd if tn' gr. at i'npnr 1 1111 . of 'his work. It might 11. t be amiss tor the t onunt reial bo lit s uf the Sli i--slppl Val.'ev to follow this up clo.-elv tint It thf gereial river and harbor bill has b.tn up rt tl iintl pa -c'. Kurtl'tr prt'. ure m ij Iw liiiint. --.liy. but tne projttt Is too im port'iut to Ik 1 111i.11. gelid bv .110 appan lit Indilttieiief it iii (.mil. Th's is e -p.-cl.illy tin.. Ik ens- the pus-ure fr mi all sides fur appropriations el tl.l- character has bc fome so "itat as to fall for 1 o-tponcmint of many it. ins Kt pre.-tiitative S It. Choi r of Terns, a ire mber of the Was and Sleans Comtnlt ttf, is intire ted in th. project to excavate t.uial from Sabine Pa-s ituough the lake to thf mouths 1 f th- Natehiz and Siblne rivtrs. Tins wink has b-en -urv veil and rec-iiinmin .-d. and an appropriation of l, 11,0,1'n' i- est'm'itt-l. Sir. Cooler has made floijnt-nt appfals for an It m In the guitral Ml to tovt-r lts Wl,rk, but Is not assur.,1 : .,rtcl. Sir. Cooper 1II. v tint it win bo e-. however. that the Southwest Pi-s projt ct will prov'deil fn", aril he rennrnfil to The l!f publlc torie-iKinilent to-da that this in tention of thi toininitt-f might iifees-ltate a po-liHint mt nt of soni" otner appropri, 1 t of-. To prevent the 10 Utility ot Ie-- lin 1 ortant w. rk titferring an api mpriatlon tor tin- ittv. outlet of thf SIL-si tppl. it might be w 11. .n st:it.'d. for ail thf inti r---ts lontfrntil to in-i't upon Its lit Ing -p. proprlattd lor without furtn.r oelaj. it is not a m..tt.T of local inten-t to St. lamlt aloiif. but ti'ie In wuitli all the frelghtlrg it,,rf.-., ,,f the Missl-sippi Valley are diep iv coneerne 1, Miiri'Eitv l,T) in cin:i:i,. Mississippi nllf 1lc.-ioori.il forlliter liiiliic.vriiieiits Pri'seulccl. ni:iri.Mc.5Pi:tT.i. Washington. Dee. 4. Eepresrntative Earth il.lt to-day pre-intiil to the ilou-e a memorial of the rnmm.rtl.il and Industrial Initios uf St. Louis, urgirg improvement of the Mississippi Kiver. e-petially fiom S'. , Louis to the pi-st-. l.ibtral appropriations are aketl in order J that tins important work, vvhith nice ari- 1 ly mi:.-t be slow, may Is' coiiiiiioti-. Tho 1 111. :ui. rial eomnitiids t.ic work cf i iiiporsi- iv iinprovt mint air. idv tltuif in the pivl- Kible eh..nn. Is ..I thf river, by purt.i'ile Jettit .s and dredging. The hitler method .t '" salt, lias rtvivxl ll.t waning imeir-i- 1 01 iii'iipirs ai ti ri"tiini iiiiiuist-iut.-iii ..i .ti.n" 11 ivi".iiur.s Hut iifiiht r of Pi -e mtlhods will aftoiil cicat relief if app'l "1 in lir-iki 11 -. f lions I Tin- 111tr.10r1.il sitcI illv uicts that 'he full amiui't a-kul 'or the v.ork from tie im nth of lie SU ourl to the n.oulli of 'hi 1 ihi'i. 1. im. Ij Jl ..(" aniiuallv- for I've iais. be appruprlat.il Tins appta' ii ill.'tle III l half of the peeple or twtll'y 1 two Stitei. who-.- watirs How into l I Sli'-I--.-ilipl. States containing one-hair I'i" I population ir l!if Unipsl Statts. ".Mole 1111 iwo-ltlllls 111 uif t iiiir- im"-..i crop id Pit I'nitisl Statt -." sav the p tl tioners. "is rat-eil in st vpii of the gt..ln growing Stat.s wft of the Si! -l.-s.ppl: ant! more than four-tiflb- of the torn er.'p 1. pr.iluetsl In teair or these -tvtn: and whin it is consldir.d that two t evtry tlu-e bu-hil" of vvhtat and one of 1 very two bu-htls of corn haf to go 1 -V mile to tidewater or to a iKiint of consumption and pay the t pf use- of thf jeurnev or test of can lace, it Is 1 asy to see that the matter uf cheap transportation is one . f iial Importance i-i their progiess .ma ''The' memorial is slgnul by tl I- White law, pre-ilcnt of the -Merchants' i:chatuse: 1 P Walbridge. ptfiiluit I!u-inf-s SI ns 1 .-..".,..- 1. 1 j. Kipg-land. pr. sltlent Slano- r-iciiirer-' A oclatioii: .Malcolm Slatheri, nr.-lililil lteal K-tate Exrhangf V. M. Exrhanse; '' S. 'l.twls.'prisi.lent Int. rstate .Merchants' .' .inn I S Garret-till, president I.ll nitr. tire-nieiii . ottoo ,v- btrmen's'Excliange. auJ many other com merci il botlit s. peck si 1:11ns i:pi-m: aicdint. Itt-iiilli-tl l.inl 'f i:icii.llttir.'s l l'nrit World- I'alr t tiiiiiuisshiiier. lti-ft Itl-lC .-Pl-CI U Wa-hiiigtoii. Dec. t -In te-pon-e to a Senate rc-olutioii. a -l.itement wa- eiibniit tul to Coiign.-s lo-d ly sliovvlng the itt uw of PMieiiilllurt" authorized by Director Gfi tral Peek, the United States Commission r to the Paris Etpos'tion. .Mr. Peck's me Hi nds have cau-ed sharp criticism In sonio quarit rs ... Ill view- of the approaching Worlds 1 air 'at St. I.OU1S tne a.lioom.-' wioeil ioit-.-ii participants in suth enterprises oft. n tx- peiiil ait latert-ling. Comml-sion. r Peel: s 1 tot il .'Mitnililurts were :c2.4C.. a larg" l'r- , tioii or which was In Pari", to the Improv- m-nt of bu-ines.s In various lints or Indu.-- 1 i-uiluulii-z are a few of the more imiior- tant it ins contain. il in the statement. Guard-. J-ll.y.'il: Jury, J.4iS; exrerts' sal aries, si 17.014: tlerks' salaries. $C".1I. gt 11 1 ral employe- sal irics and laborers. It-t-iV.; olhtirs salaries. -li.): con'mi loners' -al-arle-. --."-ii. atlditional c iminls-lunt rs $1"-.-.-.p-.; ren'. KleVH. Ilarj and bunting. $7.i'17; I r.' urar.ee. tlv.iii': -taiiflitery. "-4.IU. printin-. Vj.UZ, traveling .'-.penres. IZ2.ZJ), storage and J labui. $3 o"3: ir. Uht charges, 1: j.. coal ZZ, .j. signs, it-., jn.yi; 'urraiure. ii-i., otheial catalogue. $M.i-i; !ubs!sU'nc- allow -nine. fl.77. bridges, etc. ?isl.4.'7. 1Ieetri1.1I work, ?': facades ennstruct.il. fls.-'.'sl. telegraph at:l cabl s. 7.2l: 1.0-tage. $l.r.'.C. tlectrie lights. 54.3JS. packing. 1 tc.. $.i..j,i:. exchai.ge. Ci.i; shav.ca-e cor.strut lien. .-.- ij-: contingent epcn-e.-. rjiwo. iii-tru'i'en-- f.v.w.-atr.cr i.ureau, : s; reirige ra'.or ror agricuHur.il iitirirtmeni .'.".. drawing s.t- agrictitur.il ilttrirtmeni Sl. '" Plan". Jl.: -npplle I u.irur -. ,f,,3irs to unifor c'.oth- lri,, anl pluh for I """": "i."'' :. "''."' .; :' "'.'" "-';: Inst lllatl .a pur- lto-.i's. 5Z.tl. tools. 51.. wood Fii.'cimt l.rM: cas. $371: n'a"?. Sl.tir; plaster wctVt. J.V. piles, jl.077- linoleum cloth big. glass jar? iljni: negro e tidbit, ; corn kl.ehen -itji-ind matting, 53.:i; for exhibition pur- poses. Jl.'CT: lumrer for cases and t: unv conns coipa.v Wedirect attention to our New Departments of Traveling Bags and Opera Glasses Bags Ml the vcrv latest idea-, as to leathers and styles arc represented in our stock, and while we carry bags worth up to S..O.0O we show l.v-inch Pebble leather Hand Satchels, with leather linitip; and brass mountings 53.50 each Genuine Alligator Bags, leather lining, bras-: trimmings, 1", IlandlC inch S6.00, S7.C0. S7.50 each luiglish Kiuset. leather lined. 1.5 and M inch S5-0 56.00 each Traveling Cases of Russet Sole Leather, with protected cor ners, fastened with copper rivets, '2 1 inch 55.00 each AKo a full line of Knglish Chib, Ladies' Club, Xewmarket Club and G'adstone H igs of Pebble. Grain, Alligator, Pig, Hnglish Rus set, Mauv; Pearl and Seal Leathers. Fitted Bags in all leathers and styles, with complete outfit of Toilet rectiisites,in Kbony, mounted with Nickel and Sterling Silver. .Suit Cases P,!ack or Russet leathers, linen, leather or sill: lin ing, with or without toilet fittings, brass, nickel or gilt trimmings. IMPORTANT-The frames arc hill 1-seweil ami titteil - - vvitii p-itim lock, spring clasps ami all the latest devices; sie- 1. to 17 inches in length. Opera Glasses. In a variety of select designs manufactured by Lcmaire, Colmont and others, including black morocco, white, natural and oriental pearl, plain and fancy enamel, with or without Lorgnette extension handles; 53.00 and up. Entire Evening in Chicago. E DAYLIGHT SPECIAL N0V Leaves St. Louis, 11:30 A. M. Arrives Chicago, 7:30 P. M. PULLMAN PARLOR CARS, BUFFET LIBRARY CARS, DINING CARS T1 The Most Comfortable Train. ILLINOIS CENTRAL RAILROAD lee, Js.L'; pews-papers anil ellppinRs. fl.id; h.inlw.-iie. $17; rtittnl of typewriters', .sup plies ami re-pair-s, $1.3H. miriirociv .i:i:is noni: jiom:". .sUs .liltlitlomil sunt fur Work of WnUliiK Inillnn Allotment. itr.i'fiu.ic M'i:ci.i W.ishiri,-ton, IJee. 1 Secretary Ilitchcotlc or th. Ii.terlor IJe-purlment has forwiiriltsi .1 ee.nimunieatlon to foiuress. recommepel .115 ,m .iiproprtithii of $"..t4) 10 complete tr. v. jrt. of n:..Mnt: allotments to the Co mine lie. Kiovv.t ami .paehe Indians In Oklahoma. In aililition. :t is sl;etl that $1 !e al-o pioviileil for the work now- beins iloi'f. vvhlcli amount vt- taken rrom .-mother an Iirlatron hi or lor that the allotting otllelali iiilUit lontlnu.' In the lleM v.tthout inter ruption. Tn lact I'orcress pr-tsl a bill author-Izitm'th- alleSnuiits ami a time was et on winch the vve-I- was to have bei 11 ram 11 -t .). In the drart of an amenilmeiit fjrtv.irtlesl tt lhe llou-t- the time is ex-t.-r.1i urtil nine months from December 1- i:". The Sts.n tary calls attention to She tiliheulil.-s encountered In maklnB allot nunts hi Oklahoma. He asks for nuthoilty to contract with re-Mnsble parties for re tracing lines anil re-establishing monu ntnts fr.iiinl neee-sarv In makliifr allot r... nt-. Such authority I- ilelresl on .10 lotint or iicommeiiilatlons of ottlclals who tatf that the work can 1' done cheaper by centnict than by survelnB corps, as at t ruer.t. It Is -tatetl that allotments made tin to the prestr.t time nuniKr nbout io. and will aver.iKf aliout one per diy for each e'revv for the time thev have been aetu illy tm ploved In the hf.d. 'f hi re arc alxtut 2.IDO i.llotmcits 10 -ompl'te. Is I- probable that the nr.i.ttln? olheials will continue their v .rk uiiinterrupte.iy In the expectation that C.insre-s will take alllrimtive action en the lecommenilitloi.s of Swrttury llitehcot-lc. inti:wr.iiv it.-i ition. Want I'linrrsK to llrmiivr Wnr Inx on llerr. 1 I.ri'IT.Ul" J-PKflAf- 1 W":ihlni;tiin. Ive. t Keprefentative nar tholilt to-day presented t-: the lleuse a ie tltlon ol thf I'nitetl States Hrewers' Asso- tLition. prajinK for rcl'iction of the war. tax on b-'t r. It vvaa reft rred lo the Commit- ' tte on Was ami Jlean-. Accompaiivlnic the is-tition is a letter MKncd b l're-ldent Ilrand 1 1 the a3s.icia tien stating that, "as a direct rt stilt or ui.just iiml excessive tatation. the prenlue tlon or 1.-T tie te.eil about l.tfi barrels ilirinc the tar lv a jf.ir of tiiiprfrt-ilt nt id prosierlty and industrial proKrt.ss tlirouphout the country. Durlnir the last tar. however, under the Influence or con tinued prosperity, the production ot lieer Increased eon-ldi rably. This fait might be tor.struttl as an tvldeiee of the intltistrv's I ro-pt rout condition, but such a conclusion would be totally erroneous. C ntinutil and ever-Incna-irK ri"-perlty crtattd a de-mtn-l foi beer, whi'h the brewers met by a corre-spondiiic fupply: but In dolrir so virv many icalizid no proilt at all. while all the others nianuf.ictiiris at a vry sliKht iraritln or naln. It is the Ctovernment that js-ikit- all the protils. The brewers, rather ih..n Io"e up thiir e-tabli-ltment-. as si many have had to .lo or late, continu,- initiation-, fomt at a loss, others with the s-nialli-t possible proilt. and many without any profit whatever, all hoplns that th uouble war tax vvauld be repealtd at once'." Arm) Orders. m:pcr.i.ic sri: "i.i. Wa-hlncton. Dih-. t. Army onler: The ixtenslon leave Kranted First IJcu tenant Siephen Kocher.-pi.rKer, Seventh Cavalry. Is further extended to include l)e tt mber j. Thf extension or leave granted Captain ITzra l'uller. Seventh Cavalry, la further extended one month. ISrlK.nller Ue11er.1l James Wil-on, 1'nitcd State- Volunteers, accompanied by one al !-i'.-eamp. will procee-1 fro.n San Franclito to Washington. 1. C. The leave Kranted l'lr-n Lieutenant Tlito ilore I.stcr. Assistant Sursevn, is extended ten il.tjr. I'irst Lieutenant Harold Coffin. Ai!t.int Surgeon. I'nitftl State- Volunteer-, is s.s rlgntd to thf Thirtv-ninlh Infantry, Unit -d St itfs Valuntet rs. t'olenel Kb hard Lodor Is detailtd by the Secret try ot WVr an profe or at the Sus iiuehann.i Colleslate Institute. Towanda. J 'a. First Lieutenant Hugh Hi nl, upon his own application. ! il. tailed a.s professor of mllltar rclencf -ir.d tactics at the Hor.e sciio.il. Lima. Intl. I'ost tllliee Department. ItKITin.lC Sl'ECIAI Wahlt:gton. Iec. 4. Fourth-class nrst- t m.t-iti-. Arkans.i" Center Itidge. Conwav- County, dt C. Halbrotk, vice J. K. Ilrandaway. '-r.giicd: Cowan. Marion Countv- A t'..tr. Ad an. vice King Doshier. resigned; Knobel. Clav County. X. 1. Jackson, vice C. n. Dieklov.'. removed. IllinoLs Iladers. Schujler Countv. O. W. Ware, vlee C. J. Wjant, reslgnesl; Hazel wood. Adams County. J. IS. Smith, vice If. W. Kestner. resigned; i'aderborn. St. Clilr County. Alvls I'.einharilt. vice Joseph ISrass, rislgreel. Missouri Gatewood, Itlplcr County, L. G. 5 O'Xeal. Ice W. It. Holland, removed; l'ee R.v. Carter County. J lmes Jloll.tml. Ico Mar- chltwootl. resicnfl. Oklahoma Delhi I. Greer County, it. il.m St.... I,... tl It ll.l..- -.. !... . T-..... - jmv, viLtr it ..1. ..t.t.tj. it.-if,iit:u. .tr.t.ii, Cleveland County. W. D. ileore. lce u. W. Smlthpeter. resisneil; itiverside. Iteaver County. J. W. ilci-ool, yicc W. A. 1'ine. re-slcned. Tex.i.s rtlia, firlmes County, C. I. AI liertson. vice 1;. C. Hall. resined: jjelterr.v, Pannl.i County, i'allu adcnht.ad. vice .N". I Jljers. ri'spne-I: ilir-i. W'l-e County. J. A. Jlooie. Iee 1 A. Walker, resigned: bier ra lil.inca. E IM-o County. II. 1 Howell, vice D. D. William-, rtsipnesi; Sttrrelt. Klli-i County. J. W. Kemble. ice C. A. Cul-bertj-on. re-Uneti. Itural Tree delivery will he established. Deeemls-r 15 at Iifs-ville. SI1.1v nee County. Kay., with one carrier. I-entjth or rouio twtnty-s and tliree-quarte r miles. Popu lation s-frved. .'11: carrier. W. C. Itajlls. Jlinor liradshaw- has been .tpisiiiittd a Jtn ltor ot cturthoti-o at Iiduc.tli. Ky. Ieorpo II. Krieehbitim has been pro motetl from clerk or Class "D" to tljyo in. the internal revenue otllce at Iturllnirton. Io. S. 15. ISv .111 has been appolnte-d Storekeep er anil ti.uiKer In Ovvcnsboro. Ky.. internal revenue district. 1'IGIIT FOR Tim CtLLOM BILIi. 1 t. I.ouls nml Siiitliwet AVnnt Inters slate- toiiiiueree Art Amended. KKI'I'IIMC SPKCIAU Wa.shington. Dec-. 4. Delegations from St. Louis. Chicago and other points In tha Wc-t and Southwest will arrive here tha litter part of the week in order to press upon the attention of Congress the neces sity for action on the Culloni bill, which I roposes certain amendments to the interstate-commerce act. Tho imllcy adopted at St. Loui several das ago by thi National League ot As sociation.) contempl ites active work hero thi 1 winter with .1 vi.vv to haxhisr a veto on the bill before adjournment. There nro so many matters of prej ing importance l fore Congnss that even the friends of thLs legislation are not very much en eourap.tl with the outlook. The bill is on the Senate calendar, and It is in that bo.lv that the tight will I-; Inaugurated. It Is understood tint on ne eount of the senatorial light In Illinois Senator Cullom Is very much embarrassed by the Importunities of tho-i who are ash ing for this Kgislntiein and bv the rail road influences, which are xicorously np posinir, it. The Illinois Senator is chairman of the committee which reported the lull and senatorial courtesy reiiuirei that he shall take the Initiative In callins it lo thi attention of the Senate. Hot Sprincs. Ark.. Claimants. TtKrUllUC-PKriAI- Washington. Dec. 4. Itepresentative Ut ile or Arkansas is hoptrul that he will get ravorable action this winter upon his bill providing pajment for certain claims of persons who own buildings on tho Hot Springs Mountain Ket-ervatioti. which builu Ings were eon-It mncd and burned In tli Improvement or the reservation. Thi bill has been reported favorablv by thf eom mittee'. and now- Is 011 the House, calendar The Hot Springs Hotel vvas the. mo-t valu able ol the buildings, being appraised .it about $1ij. The total iitct-sary to re imburse thf claimants will be about Jw. ("ji M. I. oil Is Solitrensnry. r.KITIU.K SPKCIAU Wa-hliigton. Dee. 4 The legislative, exeeutiv-f and Juilitl.il bill reported to the. Hulls' to-day makes no change In tho item ror the St. Louis Subtreasury. Tht amount reported is SJS.iji. and the numls r or emplojes remains twenty. No provi sion is made ror the assay otllce. The to-i:,L-ni'Proprlation lor the current year was Stops the Conich anil WorkH (ifT tht- Cold. Laxative Bromo-Qulnlne Tablets cure a cold in one day. No Cure. No I'ay. Price 25 ctt Mr. Cooney III. r.nrt 1n.ifsp1.ciAU Washington. Dec. 4. Ttcpreentatlvo Cooney nf Marshall was at his de-k in tho Hou-Te to-tlay. but suffering lrom a revere told contracted on the journty to Wash ington. General Debility Day in and out there is that feeling of v.erkne-s that makes a burden of itself. Food does not strengthen. Sleep does not refresh. It Is hanl to do. h ird to hear, what rhcuid le eay vitality is on the ebb and the wfcola sy.-tem suffer?. For this condition take Hood's Sarsaparilla It vitalizes tho Moral, gives vigor and tone to all the organs and lunctions, and is posi tively uneeiualed Tor all rundown or debili tated conditions. Hood's I'lIIs care constipation. SJ ccm. V. i i I $ J