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FS5H33 y&fflfr0f&4 h if I Itll'lll iwinii'pi jawup'ii m mum iw ''piPfWiWIPpWP AKRON DAILY DEMOCRAT. lV VOLUME 11 NUMBER 206. AKRON, OHIO, WEDNESDAY EVENING, DECEMBER 17, 1902. PRICE ONE CENT. !. CASTRO Would Welcome Arbitration. Belief Expressed In Venezuelan Circles. Germany Seems to Want the Leading Hand, And Also to Make a Play For a Larger Navy. La Guayra, Venezuela, Dee. 17. There nro sincere hopes In government circles thnt the dispute with England nml Germany will bo submitted to ar bitration. President Cnslro declines to express his views nt present, but otll clals close to him freely say that arbi tration would bo welcomed. American MInlsterBowcn Is looked to jb tlio man to bring this about It Issald ii tills connection that arbitration would )o more readily attained If Mr. Bowcn A-cro pormltted to go to Washington jnd thero discuss tlio question fully with Herr Von Ilollben, German am bassador, NAVY PARTY In Germany Urges an Unflinching Stand. Berlin. Dec. 17. Tlio Navy party Is vglng an unlllchlng stond In Venezuo In. It Is stated that Germany will be nllowrd the leading hand In the settle ment In Venezuela by tlio British, and naval enthusiasts see In this a grnnd opportunity to make a ploy for a larger navy. BELIEVES It a Blow Aimed at American Integrity. Chicago, Dec. 17. Ilcplylng to n re quest of thii Tribune for a statement on the gravity of the Venezuelan situation, Piesldent Castro cabled as follows: "Caracas, Dec. 1(1. Castro wishes to express in the name of his country, his appreciation of the sympathy of the I'nlted States manifested toward Vene. zuelu. In this foreign nggresslon on Venezuela he sees a threat nt American interests and believes thnt the situation may bo Interpreted as a blow aimed at American Integrity. (Signed) TOIUtER CAUDHNA8, "Secretary to the President." BELGIUM SENDS A NOTE Brussels. Dec. 17.-The report that Belgium Is sending n diplomatic note to "S cnezueln regarding settlement of Bel mums' claims against that country has been ofllelally confirmed today. Bel g'um claims amount to 10,000,000 francs. SENATORS WILL NOT INTERFERE Washington, Dec. 17. Senators havo Individually assured the President that , they, whllo keeping n watchful eye up on Venozuelnn developments, will re frain as much as possible from Inter fering with his policy. There Is a inoro ' npgrcsslvc spirit though In the House DEWEY TO THE FRONT .Said That His Fleet. Has Been Ordered to Trinidad. flhlniirn. Dec. 17. A Washington sue- i .... v ";'" .. .''".: "::";;.; ... ciai io a local newspaper says auiiiii- a' Dewey's poworful licet will be Im mediately ordered south to tho British llnnd of Trinidad, about one day's sail from I.n Gunyro, and a number or ins vnrshlps wllllie directed to rendezvous 'it tlio Dutch Island of Curaeoa. only ISi few hours' sail from tho Venezuelan Si oast." I rTMtln to nAt l.t.tn.lril .. a n lir.ulM.1 ilniO. . .1.14.9 n I.vfv (IllltlUVII Ut l II""!... v..- lustration toward Great Britain or Ger- Ijinny and President rtoosovdt desires 1 distinctly understood that the admin (trntlon Is coutldeut the situation at iienezuela finally will bo adjusted by , bltratlon and he will greatly deplore ;Tiy utterance on the part of public men j the press of the country calculated l' iiiuaiiio uiu puuuc nunu. .iiuti.niiv:it-cn il in UUO Willi .11111111111 h'ewey win oo on nana wncro no can vep a closo watch upon the situation. Id seo to It that none of the European jUons attempts to take an Inch of nezuelan territory hut that they are this continent simply to collect their 1 1 ins. ?rcsldent Roosevelt takes tho posl- ; n that preparation for every emcr- mcy should no made In advance. GENERAL Registration Not Necessary Next Spring. Columbus, ()., Dec. 17. Secretary o Stnte Iyiiyllii announced olllelnlly yes terday tlint no general registration Is iif cessury for the spring elections under llio now code. Tlio old statutes ptnlnly provldo for nny contingency nrlsliifl under the new Inw mid tlio secretary of Htnto lnndo Ills ofllclnl statement merely lio cnuso ho has hcon overwhelmed with letters of Inquiry npon the point. CHICAGO In Very Bad Shape For a Cold Spell. Chicago, Dec. 17. Tho coal famine in Chicago Is growing hourly moro serious. A severe cold spoil nt this time, coal dealers declare, would cause untold suffering. Tho railroad companies nro swamped with general freight business nnd ns n result tho shipments of coal aro from three to four days lute. This Is tho most serious aspect of tho situation at prosont Tho railroads aro also short of coal and aro confiscating shipments. DOW TAX Must Be Paid on "Swankey." Auditor Buckman Has Received Instructions. The New Beverage Is Placed In Class With Beer. Dealers In "swnnkoy" must pay tho Dow tax or got out of business. Tbrs news is contained in letters re cently sont out to County Auditors by Stnto Auditor W. D. Gullbert, In which he tells of a recent decision which clasc8'"swankfly" with beer. Auditor M. D. Buckman hns been among those to receive Instructions and ho said, Wednesday morning; "This is tlio first time that thero has been nny decision about "swankey. Hitherto dealers have been selling It without nny Dow fax provision. They have, however, practically admitted it was alcoholic, by paying United States revenuo tnx." Tho Dow tax amounts to $3."0 annually, and will cut down proilts considerably. POOR OLD JOHN L Tumbled" Once More From Lofty Resolution. Detroit, Mich., Dec. 17. John D. Sul- livan, ex-prlzo tighter, began a week's engagement In monologue at tho Ave nue theatre Monday, and was the top- liner of tho show. After Monday night's porformauce he foregathered with somo old acquaintances and a drinking bout followed, lasting until into Tuesday morning. When ho np- pen red on tho stngo Tuesday afternoon he had not recovered from the effects r f the dissipation nnd this fact soon be came so evident that the curtnln was rung down beforo ho finished his net. A Turkish bnth was tried to sober him up, but it failed mid Jils contract wns can celed lust overling. ADMITTED To Leading Colleges Certificate From Akron Schools Good Recommendation. The Akron High "Choi has been granted tho cortlllento privilege, nt Wells collego, ,i girls' school of high reputation nt Aurorn, N. Y., and nt tho University of Pennsylvania. Any grnd uato of tho Akron schools can enter the colleges named' by presentation of a ccrtlflcato from tho superintendent here. Akron now enjoys tho cortlflento prlvllego with Ann Arbor university, the University of Chicago, nnd nil tho lending schools that admit on ccrtlfl cato without examination. Tho lending colleges of the Knst do not thus aihnlt now students, nnd tho week beginning Juno 15, 1003, tho col lege entrance examinations will bo hold In tho High school building hero, under tho direction of D. C. Itylxdt, principal of tho High school. Only four cities In Ohio, Toledo, Olovclnnd, Cincinnati and Akron, enjoyed the prlvllego of having tbeso.e.-nmnntlons Inst year, Prof. Itybolt stated Wednes day. Erie Train Late. West-bound train, 13, on tho Erie, wns ono hour and 4S minutes late Wed nesday. This train lias been running Into every day this week. FAMILY Want Case Investi gated. Mike Garber Died Very Suddenly . After Removal From Prison to Inlirmary. It is claimed that relatives of Mlko Garber, who died Oct. Ml, at tho Coun ty Infirmary Just after having been removed there from the City Prison, nro about to begin an Invest Igntlou. Gnrber lived at 202 Brldgo st., Cleve land, He was In Akron for some tlmo, nnd was arrested and locked up whllo In a serious condition from the effects of alcohol and disease. When arrosted he was found sleep lug In the loft of n local livery stable, nnd so helpless was ho that he was let down from the loft by employes and the police by the aid of a rope. Ho was lined for Intoxication, mil wus loft nt tho City Prison so that the effects of his Illness might work off. Ho was nble to bo about nnd worked on tho street with Olllcer Taylor. On tho evening of Oct. 31 he was tnken suddenly III nnd was removed to the Infirmary. Garber died Just after being taken from tho nmbulanco. Attornoys huvo been retained In tho mutter, nnd work has atroady begun. OPERATORS Now Having Their Case Presented. Fear That Labor Monopoly Is Being Planned. Scrnnton. Dec. 17. Simon Wolverton. Inwyer for tho oner,.torH.iircsented their case to tho strike commission todny. Ho said the nckuowleihted nurnosc of the United Mine Workers was to or wmlziMill workers and establish a mou- opoly of labor and control the coal sup ply. "Such a monopoly." ho snld. "Is chin. gcrous to nil Interested In the Industry. Demands of this monopoly led to tho present strike, nnd nnthracito miners were called out who could earn S.'iOO a year If they wished." WHOLE Town Said to Have Been Destroyed. An Earthquake Disaster In Cen tral Asia. St. Petersburg, Dec. 17. Tho town of Andjnn In Central Asia has been prac tically destroyed by an earthquake. No details or loss of life have as yet beon reported. The town has 30,000 inhabi tants. Gen. Dick's It Is snld that flen. Dick had not In tended to announce his candidacy for tho gubernatorial chair until about tho middle of January, but that tho earlier announcement wns made necessary by the fact that Horrlck, Daughorty and Douglass began nctlvely to open their campaigns. And from tlio way tho faithful seem to bo living up for tho General it would nppear that his decis ion to run wns reached long ago, and that the faithful were waiting only for the word to begin. Sentiment among tho Itcpubllcnns all over thostntnsccms to bo such that his nomination is prac tically assured. Gen, Dick Is expected homo by Mon t'ny, nnd during tho holidays n political conference with Ronator Ilanua and others will he held in Cleveland. And nlready preliminaries incident lo n contest to elect n successor to Gen, Dick In Congress have been com menced. It Is figured that If ho Is nom inated, Hunimlt will bo satisfied to tho eitent that her Ilepubllcans will allow tho Congressional seat to bo occupied by a man from some other county In tho district. Thero Is apparently n dls position to waive all consideration of a possibility thnt Hon. Geo. W. filober, Judge Tibbnls nnd others may want to bo the General's successor. It is he-Hc-ved, however, that Senator Slobor would not bo inclined to do anything that would weaken tho General's chances. Mon. 10. U Lnmpson, of Ash tabula, Is nlready being talked of as n candidate for Congress, as well as 10. II. Glllmer, of Trumbull, nnd George H, Ford, of Geauga, TIIH WBATHHIt: FAIIt AND COLDEIt TONIGHT; THURSDAY FAln. "DAMAGE DAY." City Corns. Settled a Number of Claims. Wednesday was apparently "dnnin'ge chilm day" with the Board of City ComnilssloncrH. They nettled four cases. Itohrbaclier & Allen were al lowed $.'11.10 on account of one of their horses falling Into n sewer excavation on Cnmpbcll st Mr. David Algcrs and Mrs. Geo. Mnhnr, of Valley st., each get $.'10 because of sewer water hacking In to their residences. Mr. W. S. Hussler was allowed $.10 for Injuries to n Iiomo that stepped through a plank In a bridge. STILL IMPROVING. Mr. Ritchie Is Now Able to Sit Up. Mr, S. J. Itllchle, who has been con fined to ids bed nt the Umplro House tor the past threo weeks, Is Improving slowly nnd Is now able to sit up for a few minutes each da). He has been taking a little nourishment Intely mid Is rogolnlnp strength gradually. His phy sician stated that It would bo Impos sible Just when ho would bo able to he removed to his home. EASY To Make Wage Increases. Railroads Cleared Over $3,000 a Mile On Lines During the Past Year. Oross Earnings Aggregate Nearly Two Billions. Washington, Dee. 17. The annual re. port of the Inter-Stnto Commerco com . mission, sont to Congress today, say's tho gross earnings of railways of tlio United States during the year ending Juuo SO, 1001, were $1,711,751,200, or nr average of $S,701 per mile; operat ing expenses were $1,100,1.17,10.", or nn uverage of 57.1W1 per mile, lenvlng net earnings of .r,o.r,(110,7!5, $;i,loo per' mile. Compared with the present year, the net earnings are greater by some $51,000,000, and dividends oil stock greater by nearly $80,000,000. "The ten dency to eomblno continues to be most significant with railway develop, ments," It savs. The commission regnrds the existing Inw as totally inadequate as a remedial measure under present conditions and onrnestly renews Its recommendations made last year for a revision of tlio statute, holding that Congress pos sesses "the fullest power of correc tion," and that "tho exerclso of that power Is demanded by the highest considerations of public wolfnre." The report then reviews tho work done by the commission during tho past year, Its various Investigations (Continued ou second page.) Boom Not Hard to Start , 1WV ' Jl GEN. CHAS. STEPS Toward New Lab oratory. Buchtel Planning One to Cost $40,000. Lack of Money, However, Is a Drawback. The president and trustees of Buchtcl college are hoping to bo nblo soon to begin tlie construction of a chemical laboratory building, which they havo had In mind for home time to supply the needs of the institution. Tins greatest drawback Is the lock of nioiiey. The total cost will be In the neighborhood of .f lO.iMjn. Plans have not been completed yet, but what Dr. Church, the president, has in mind Is n brick or stone build lug, with slate loof and tile tloor. These .speclileutlons, with steam heat and the school and olllce furniture are expected lo bring the total cost to $-10,000. Tho desire Is to begin the building next summer, If not complete it then. 'A chemical laboratory building Is ono of the great needs of liuchtcl. which Is otherwise provided with good buildings and bos first-class manage mcut. DECLINED To Accept Carnegie's Offer of $500,000. Now York, Dec. 17. Tho Philhar monic orchestra, through Walter Dam rosch, Its leader, has declined Andrew Carnegie's gift of $.'.00,000 to make the oichestra permanent. Dumrosch suys that the strings tied to tho gift made lis acceptance Impossible. Carnegie of fered snOO.OOO ns a permanent fund on condition that nn equal amount bo mined In other quarters. Dumroscb thinks thnt If the orchestra waited for the other $500,000 It would never be ,cmno permanent. Instead of a 1,00O,0OO fund several New Yorkers have contributed sulil'clent to Insure S2.,Oo0 annually for tho orchestra, which will be trnlncd by Dniurosch and may be taken on tour. CHANCES Of Scesc Arc Slim If Dick's Nominated. It Is not generally known thnt State Itepresentatlve Charles K. Seesc, of Summit count v, who Is on ncthc can didate for the Itcpubllcan nomination for State School Commissioner next year, has for some time beeu a teacher et the Central High school, and while not teaching there nt present. If still on the teacher's roll of that school, says tho Cleveland Leader. Mr. Seese'shorno U at IIinNnu As evcrv Indication iKilnts to tlio nomination of a Northern Ohio man for (iovernor uct enr. Sir .Seeso's chances of getting a place on the ticket nppenr to be exceedingly slm. The j nomination of n Southern Ohio candi date for Governor would Increase Sir. ISiese'K chances somewhat. F. DICK. IN GOOD SHAPE. Ochiltree Had No Debts and Left $25,000. Vew York. flee. 17. Tlinmns P. Ochiltree, the celebrated wit nnd after dinner speaker, left 2.",000 In cash and no debts. By his will he gives various sums of money to members of his family mid to his personal friends he has left little mementoes In the slintie of tier. sonal ewelry. John S. Wise and lid- watd Owen nre nnmed ns executors. UNCLE DIED On Spot Designated For Niece's Grave. Chicago. Dee. 17. With the words, "Dig her grae here," no more than out of his mouth, Knocli Colby. Jr., 02 years old. eollaped nnd died Tues day In tho Harrington cemetery on the spot thnt he hnd Jut designated ns tho burial place of his nleee. There will be h double funeral to morrow, when Sir. Colby w III be burled beldc the niece. Slls Hertlui tHorner. Heart disease Is given as the cause of Mr. Colby's demise. REVIVE Memories of the Riot. $5,000 Wanted For Glen Wade's Death. Policemen, Ex-Chief Harrison and Others Testify. The Akron riot of Aug. 22. 1000. Is being threshed all over again In Com mon Pleas court. In the trial of a suit brought against the County Commls stoneis for ?.",000 by the mother of Glen Wade, a boy who was shot nna killed that night Policemen, ex-Chief of Police II. H. Harrison, and spectators of the events at the old City Ilulldlng havo been subpoenaed. Some of them have nl ready testified and others nre still to be called. The mother of Glen Wade was put on tho stnnd Tuesday, nnd she broke down and cried very bitterly while telling about the death of her boj. HIGH SCHOOL Athletes Training Reg ularly. Rented Rooms Down Town With Prof. Shipman as Director. The Akron High school boys are tak ing more interest in athletics than usu al this ye-ir. Tho Athletic association lias rented the Foresters' loom down town, and under the cry elliclent di rection of Prof. Shipman are practic ing regularly with thu view of getting n track team ready for gjod work next spring. Heretofore the boys have been hampered by having no regular plnco to practice, and not being able to hard en themselves for good work In the spring, , Tho local association contains about 70 members, and belongs to the North eastern Ohio and Western Pennsylva nia High School association. In con tests next f-prlng, good work may be expected of tho Akron team. GOT DAMAGES For Loss of Senses of Taste and Smell. Now Haven, Conn.. Dec. 17. .Miss Clara (' Cobb, declaring that she lott tho senses of taste and smell by a trolley accident, sued tho Fair Haven & Wcstvlllo railroad for $M.00o. Now the case has been withdrawn nnd the railroad has paid Sllss Cobb a large win in settlement. Miss Cobb tried to alight from a cal ami was thrown, striking on her head. She suffered concussion of the brain and snys that when she recovered con sciousness she found thnt sho coulit neither taste or smell. Her physicians say she will probably never recover the use of her olfactory nerves. Didn't Wait For Congratulations A young couple apparently in a great hurry to get married, called on Justice Cnmpbcll Sunday afternoon at 2 o'clock and were made husband and wlfo. Thev were Sir. Jonathan Ilunvor, a glass blower, from Canal Fulton, and .Miss Eva Maize, of this city. The brlde ci ooni was so anxious to get home that he did not wnlt to b coiigrntulnted nnd they left imincdi uelj for Canal Fulton. MANY Decisions Quoted by Counsel In Arguing the Injunc tion Case Tuesday.' Judge Hayden Now Has the Matter For Consideration. Judge Hayden now lias under con sideration the nppllcntlon for an in junction, to restrain tho CoiDinlHsloncM from hearing charges aguinst John E. Washer. The arguments of counsel were fin ished Tuesday afternoon, Ijavlng oc cupied about six hours. It Is not like ly thnt an opinion will be Immediately forthcoming, for the citation quoted by counsel on both sides wero very numerous. Attorneys J. C. Frank and .lonnthnn Taylor, uttonieys for the Cnm.nls sloner. cited L"Ji) cases In support of their elalms, and tlio tables In tho court room wero fairly covered with low books nnd reports durlbg the en tire argument. ' The decision In this case Is reg.irdcd as a very Important one. There wero three causes of action outlined In tho petition. One was the allegation at tacking the constitutionality of tho Akron-Youngstown act, under pro vision of which he Commissioners hold olllce nnd draw their pay: the second was an allegation that the Com missioners were prejudiced in the Washer case and would not giro him a fair hearing, and the third was an allegation that the chorees, as pre pared by the Chief of Police, desig nated no violation of statute, ordinance or rule governing the conduct of tho I'rlsonkceper. If Judge Hayden decides to grant n permanent restraining order on the ground that the Akron-Youngstown net Is unconstitutional, it may mean that the Commissioners will continue In ottice with only nominal authority, un til the new government takes hold. MORTALITY Among Local G. A. R. Men Heavy. Funeral of A. T. Brownless Thursday Morning. Tho funeral of A. T. Brownless will bo held Thursday morning at 10 o'clock from his late residence, 107 Brownless court Tho services will bo conducted by Buckley Tost, J. A. R nnd interment will take place nt Sit. Peace cemetery. Nineteen nu-nilicis of Buckley post buc passed uw.iy within the last year. FOR THE BAND. Minstrel Show To Be Given at Barberton. Bert Marshall, Formerly of This City, Has Charge. . Sir Bert Marshall, of this city, well known the country over a- a comedian and the author of plays .aid skou-hes is busily organizing nnd preparing n minstrel show for the benefit of the Barberton City band. The show is to take place at the Parhelion Opera house. Christinas afternoon and even ing, and about ."0 entertainers and sing ers will be in the cast. "OPEN HOUSE." Retiring President of Typograph ical Union to Entertain. Col. W. B. Taneyhlll, retiring presi dent of the Akron Typographical union, has notified all members of the union that he will hold "open house'' New Year's day at his home, nt 115 Wills nve and that they are all invited. Sir, Tnneyhlll Is succeeded in nicsidpnt of the union by Sir. SV. II. t-.ilMiuiy. HARD WORK To Secure Theatrical Attractions For Christmas Week. It appears that tho mnn.igors of tho theaters nnd opera bouses throughout the country nro experiencing a great deal of troublo In securing attractions for Christmas night. It Is reported thut olHiut 00 per cont of tho troupes on the road have disbanded until the first of the year. POTATIONS Were Meager, But Intoxications Came Two Succeeding Days. "Sly condition wns so precarious thnt I had to Indulge, Sly potations wcra wry meager." "Potations Is good, so Is meager." This conversation took place Wrtl nciday morning between SInyor DoyUi rnd J. P. Green in Police court. Grccu, and Chns. D. Smith, who are molders, were both arraigned upon tho charge jf Intoxication. They w-cre relcnspd from prison Tuoday afternoon and Mmlghtwny proceeded to celebrate They were each fined .2 nnd costs. Thomns Tnrbel, a well-dressed man from Cleveland, pladcd guilty to Intoxi cation, and was given SI nnd costs. For tho same offenRe Charles Kclley wart fined .$2 ami costs. Kclley went Into tho country Tuesday, and camo bnck with his head badly cut. It Is supposed, from being thrown out of n buggy. DEBATE. High School Boys Arranging Preliminary Contest I'rlday. Dee 10. the preliminary de bating contest of the Hoys' Academla society of tin' High scbool will bo held In the Assembly room from 1 to 3 o'clock. This contest Is to ehooso two debaters to meet with the sumo number from (he Central High school of Cleveland. I who have challenged the Akron society. The debating contest with tho Cleve land team will he held In Akron on Feb. in. the place not yet having been se lected. Tho question that will bo dlcnsscd In tho preliminary contest next Friday '.8, "Ilcrolved, That It Is Tor tho Bosl Interests of tho United States to Ilulld una Maintain a Tjirgc-r Navy." Tlioso v-ho will toko tho afllrmutlvo sldo of the qustlon aro Howard Hasslor, Dow Ha iter, Ralph Krydor, Ernest Broth ers, Maurice Sarblnsky and Carl DIers, Thoi on the negntlvo will bo Harry Nold, George Stoln, Robert Hoiklns, Herbert Patterson, Prank Meeso and Harry Feudner. Out of. theso twelvo the two will be choson to meet tho two dtoaters from Cleveland. There will be two sets of judges ono on thought) nnd ono on delivery. In tho contest with Cleveland, tho Akron debaters will choose tho subject and those from Cleveland tho sldo, T,be Academic society has been mafc. lng good progress, especially In parlla metary rules, and from now on moro attention will be given to debating and orations. A challenge to debate hna also ben received from the South High scbool of Cleveland, and a "committee tins been appointed to make arrangements, HIGH HONOR Won by Colored Man at Harvard University. Nashville, Tenn, Dec. 17. Informa tion has been received In Nashville that James O. Trimble, Jr., colored, of Nashville, has won high honor la tho medical department of Harvard uni versity, tying with M. L. Bakor, ot England, for second honor of tho first year class and dividing with the Eng gllshmiiu n 200 scholarship. Ho has been In Harvard only about threo months. Trimble Is about 22 yoarti old. Ho spent twelve years In school in Nashville, graduating from tha Pearl high school Four years wera spent a i Fisk University nnd he wn graduated from that Institution la Juno. X FUGITIVE, After Wandering For 28 Ycarii Confessed to Murder. Columbus. O.. Dec. 17. Frnnu- rvittn arrested on a chnnro of driinWennoaa. has mc le a voluntary confession to Uio local poll, e that his right name la Frank Beatty atid that for 28 years ha has been a fugitive from Covington, Intl., where he Is wanted on a chargo-of; murder. Ho killed ono of n narir nr hunters, he says, with wnom ho becamo involved hi n quarrel, no was arrested nt tho time but broke Jnll and has slnco roamed about over tho country, hunted by the fear of tho ofilcers of tho Inw. The Covington authorities were to day uotltled of Bcntty's stntoment MONEY GONE. Patrick Brennan keported Loss to Police. At 5:30 o'clock Tuesday ei .!,,? Patrick Brennan reported to th- i i that ho had lost $20 in mmmv ., ,i .-, In chocks on tlio Citizens Hnvlngs hank. no wus uoi sure whether it hud b lost or stolon. Tariff fate Increased Washington, Dec. 17.- i ho Itovo Ways and Means commit KxJir au thorized n favorable report on hs b'" raising tho tariff on godis importI m this country frora Pi,j-mpijifi to W Per cent, of tho Dlngloy rate I doclded to pass the bill W u """ slblc. r-i..! -.-.- -.