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THE TIMES, WASHINGTON, "WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1897
A few years back only the
rick could afford such things
as smoking jackets bath
robes and dressing gowns.
Now handsome ones cost
so little that they're luxu
ries no longer.
Give "him" one for Xinas
and you'll please him.
52.98 for Terry Uobes and hand
some patterns In Eiderdown Gowns.
$3.48 S3.9S and S4.9b tor better
53.4b for Tricot Smoking Jackets
well fitting well made and finished.
1.4b for brown wiue myrtle and
blue Tricot Jackets edges and pock
eta tattn bound and lhnfy nilk lrog.
$4.98 for tliree beautiful styles of
satin-lnnd, SUk and Wool JackeUs
.Corner 7th andB Sts. N. W.
No Branch Store in Washington.
And deliver it any time you say
between now and Christmas: you
needn't pay for it wlien you select
lt-nor when we deliver it! We .vill
arrange the paying part to please
you-weekly or monthly no uoces
The kind of presents you'll f lu.l
here are sensible ones; the kind that
will last the bestpartof alireUm3 -buoL
and a thousand
CsrpeUs made, laid and lined Tee
no charge for waste in matching
g Mammoth Credit
817-819-821-823 Tth St.,
Between H and I.
JUMPED FHOil A MOVING CAR.
Serious Injuries Received by Ed
ward D. Coolie.
Edward D. Cook, sixty-five years old.
jumped from a moving electric car at
Ttdity-s'xtu andP streets northwest, yes
terday,, and falling to she ground frac
tured hiE right arm in two places. He
also cut his head badly and sprained an
ankle. The Seventh precinct patrol was
summoned and conveyed the man to the
BmergeBcy Hospital. He was afterwards
taken to his home, No. 631 North Caro
lina avenue southeast.
Crescent City Club Races.
Xew Orleans, Dec. 7- Another large
crowd attended the Crescent City Jockey
Club's races today. The track is fast dry
ing out, and a better class of horses are
promised for Uie various ecnts. The Pal
metto Humle Handicap, worth $1,000,
fixed for tomorrow, has been postponed
until the track is fast.
Clarence McDowell, who was In danger
T being outlawed over the Pimlico mat
ter, occupied his accustomed position as
aefttctat judc today, and the trouble has
brva amicably settled. Summaries:
rirt race Six furlongs. Carlotta C,
2 1o G. won: Stanza, second; Rover, third.
Time, l::SE 1-2.
SeotMHl race -Five furlongs; selling. Lady
Irene, even, won: French Gray, second,
Laura May, third- Time, 1:11 1-2.
TMrd race Six furlongs;, selling. Van
Brunt. 4 it, 5, won; High Noon, second;
Swrdsuau, third. Time, 1:25 1-2.
Fourth race One mile; selling. Hidalgo.
20 to 1. won; Hlltzen's II, second; Dock
staritT. i bird. Time, 2:00.
Fifth race-Six and a half furlongs.
Partner, fc to 5, won; Imp. Wolsey, second;
Wtts street, tfiird. Time, 1:33.
Southern Belief Luncheon
At Masonic Temple; oysters served by
I-rtHu'leliililH Oyster House. Luncheon, 25
cents; admission free. It
No, we do not charge for
the accommodation ot in
crease the prices on that ac
count. Our goods are noted
for their reliability, and
these prices will convince
you that our credit bar
gains are real.
In fine Scotch Plaids i
black and blue Chev-,sr
lots many patterns to 5
select from. SO and
S7.50 values. t
In blue, black, and
brown Kersey and Mel
ton tnminedwith flue
batln top all-wool clay
body lining; Mlk vel
vet collar. 12.50 and
Lot or 75 Children's
SuiUj;ageC-14,lnplaids C l f m
and pinheads perfect J) I 'in
nttlug and well put 1 L
together. S2 and S2.25 ' 1 fcTT
Children's Knee Pants.
Ages 4-15; made oti
good-wearing cloth, not'
the trashy kind sold!
Our Ladies Department Is overflow
ing with just as, big bargains.
New York Clothing
31 1 Seventh Street.
MR. MONEY SWORN IN
Credentials Are Irregular, but
His Selection Is Notorious.
ROUTINE IN BOTH HOUSES
Hills Introduced and the "Work of
Tjiwinnlilns: Begins Many Meas
ures of Local Interest Troposcd
In the House Mr. Hixey "VVnnts the
Government to Be n, Farmer.
No man ever leforc came to the Senate
of the United States with eucIi credentials
as were presented yesterday by Senator
elect Money. He was appointed by the
governor to fdl the unexpired term if (he
late Senator George. "When the governor
sought to make the appointment he was
away from the capital and quarantined en
account of the yellow fever. "Writing to
his secretary for a blank commission, lie
wad sent one such as were used in the
apioit;tuu-ut or constables and that sort
of thing. It designated Air. Money to act
as Senator at the pleasure of the governor
or until his appointment was revoked.
This was clearly irregular and Mr. Money
and the governor decided that it was be
fore Mr. Money started for Washington,
bu thcgovertior thought the Senate would
know hit. intentions and let it stand.
Discussing the matter with a member of
the Committee nit Privileges and Elec
tions the otliei day that member told Mr.
Money that he could hardly be seated on
bucli ciedentials, but that he might on
the notoriety of his appointment.
So it happened that when the credentials
were laid before the .Senate yesterday Mr.
Chandler objected to them, on the grounds
oC theli irregularity, and he was sustained
by Mr. Hoar. Tne other side ot tuu rase
w taken by Senators WaltnallandTcIler.
and after a debate that was quite breezy,
but not very serHiii, Mr. Money was sworn
in, and given a seat on a Iwck row.
Then cart.t the usual flood yf petit ions,
bills and remlutloiih incident to the open
ing day of a session, few of tlieui being of
importance. Toward the cloe of the
short session Mr. Morgan offered a hm
lutioi', which went over until today, di
recting the Attorney General to bend to the
Senate a statement of the nuth-jrily for
and the proceedings under which the hale
of the Kansas Pacific road is to lie ;nade.
and requesting the President to secure a
poHponemeut of that sale to such a time
as would enable Congress to consider und
act upon his recommendations. The ttle Is
fixed for the lGth of this montn.
Mr. Lodge made an ineffectual endeavor
to have the immigration bill fixed as he
untiniMibd business, and finally gave
nctico that he should move to do this at
todo j 's session.
At 1:30 the Senate adjourned until to
day. MAX I" M13ASTJHES PROPOSED.
UVunl Shower of Hills at the Sec
ond Dny'n Session.
Among the many bills introduced in the
House were were the following:
Mr FiU-gerald To appropriate S100,
000 for the purpose of converting the old
frigate Constitution into a training ship.
Mr. Howe To make Lincoln's birthday
a national holiday.
Mr. Brownlow to establish uniformity
of ptoof of marriage in pension claims.
Mr. Moon To limit the Jurisdiction of
the T' ni ted States and the District -ourts
to cases Involving at least So,000.
llr. Richardson To amend this charter
of the Capital Traction Company ot the
District of Columbia, so as to authorize
th company to lay down an underground
electric railway, with the necessary switches
and turnouts. The route to be taken is
Mr. Johnson To Increase the circulation
of n.'.Uonal banks.
Ms Cooney Proposing an amendment to
the Constitution respecting the admission
of new States.
Mr. Hepburn A resolution author'zing
apiKiintment of assistant clerk to Com
mittee on Interstate and Foreign Com
Mr. Hull To reorganize the line of the
Mr Hvans (by request) -To relieve the
l'n-s'dent from the appointment of third
Mr Rixey To set apart a portion of the
Arlington estate for experimental agri
cultural purposes, and to place said portion
under the Jurisdiction of the Secretary of
Agriculture and his successors in office.
TJkj sun. of 10,000 is appropriated to
carry the act iuto effect.
Mr. Cumiinngs Appointing Thomas A.
Conkley imperial messenger of the House, at
$100 a month.
Mr. Caprou Making appropriation for
site and pedestal for a statue of the late
Majoi General Ambrose E. Burnside, in the
city of Washington, District of Columbia.
CONNER IX WHEAT.
Tho teller Crowd Has, the Shorts
on the Hip.
Chicago, Dec. 7. The Lcltcr bull party
in wheat has the market for December In
its control, and the shorts who have not
the cash property to deliver by the end
ot this month are In a bad way. The
largest shorts are said to be Armour, Wcare
and Peavey.of Minneapolis.
lite Lelter party has arranged to ray
fo- 5,000,000 buoliels this month, and
also to ship considerable.
Al. thelndleatibnspointro agrcatsquieze
and very high prices by the end of tho
IS IT A TRIFLE?
THAT COMMON TROUBLE, ACID DYS
PEPSIA, OR SOUR STOMACH.
Now llecognized as a Cause of Seri
Acid dyspepsia, commonly called heart
burn or sour stomach, is a. form of indiges
tion resulting from fermentation of the
food. The stomach being too weak to
promptly digest it, the food remains until
fermentation begins, filling the stomach
with gas, and a bitter, sour, burning taste
in the mouth is often present. Thlscondl
Uon soon becomes chronic, and being an
every-day occurrence is given but litUe
attention. Eecause dyspepsia, is not im
mediately fatal, many people do nothing
for the trouble.
"Within a recent period a remedy has
been discovered prepared solely to cure
dyspepsia and stomach troubles. It Is
known as Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets and
is now becoming rapidly used and pre
scribed as a radical cure for every form ot
Stuart's Dyspepsia Tablets have been
placed berore the public and are sold by
druggists everywhere at 50 cents per pack
age. It is prepared by the Stuart Co., Mar
shall, Mich , and while it promptly and
effectually restores a vigorous digestion, at
the same time is perfectly harmiessand will
not injure the most delicate stomach, but
on the contrar y, by giving perfectdigestion,
strengthens the stomach, improves the ap
petite and makes life worth living.
Send for free book on Stomach Disease!
by addicssing Stuart Co., Marshall, Mich.
deG, 8, 10
SITFTHAGI2 IX THE DISTRICT.
It3 Iteslorntion Advocated Btn Mass
The 6uffragists of the District opened
tlw campaign for the restoration -ir the
rights and privileges ot citizen
ship to the residents of the
District last evening with a rousing
mass meeting at Hayden Hall, corner ot
Pennsylvania avenuo and Pour-and-a half
street. The meeting was under the au
spices of tho local Federation ot Labor
and the central committee of the Suffrage
Association of "Washington.
Tin following resolution was offered and
ICesolved, That tfie members ot ttie local
Federation ot Labor, Knights ot Labor,
Cci-tral Labor Union and other citizens
ot tho District of Columbia who are here
represented, wish to express the convic
tion thatths present government of the Dis
trict has been and is un-American and in
direct violation of all the principles on
which the repuhJlc was founded and should
he forthwith abolished by Congress, for the
First It Is the most cosily municipal
government in the United States or
Second Cuminliioncrs ask for an ap
prcpriation for year ending June, 1.S09,
$8,000,000, nccorllng to population this
will be about $28.57 Tor every man, woman
and child In the District.
' Third Because the present government
is the worRt form In the world, in ttat
it it arbitrary and tyrannical, and becaaue
the present form was never intended to
be permanent. And, without any iault
of the residents, tb.ey are deprived of the
rlhgfc ot ballot..
Fifth It violates lioth the letter and
spirit of the Constitution and Declaration
NATIONAL POU1.THY SnOW.
Opens at Center MnrlccL Hall Willi
The third annual exhibition of the Na
tional Poultry and Pigeon Association
opened yesterday at Center Market Hull.
wlt:t 1,372 entries.
In addition to prizes offered by the as
sociation, extra prizes have ten donated
by the following Washingtonlans Easton
& Rupp, Edward P. Mcrtz & Co., Charles
O. VoHand, Nelson R. Wood, Cropley &
Bolder, II. J. Albert, McC. Farr & Co,
John Itudden, E. Newton Bowman, Henry
Franc A Son. Charles DIete, F. W. Bolgla.io,
Lansbutgh & Co., William II. Brown. P.
Mcnn & C.- , Orndorf & Truxton, Robert R.
Williams, Robert Rowdier, and K. S.Schmid.
The pit gartes were somewhat unruly,
nn-l rudely plucked many a gentle hand.
Tim big Drahmns were philosophical olrda
and submitted to caresses and baby ralk.
The geese made their uncomfort-iMe
seething sounds on sllgbt provocation and
the jIgeons were easily stirred up. The
rabbits andGuinca pigsiihratedthelrnoues,
lntl.cirowii peculiar way.
Everybody had a good time, but the birds
weni tobedatan hour.ortiewhatlater than
SENT TO ST. E1.1ZABKTTPS.
Oscar IHclcort Taken in Charge to
- Await Jury Action.
Oscar Rickert.ot i;it2 I street northwest,
wns sent to' the Government Hospital for
the Insane yesterday afternoon, Rickert
has been suffering from mental dera.ige
merit for some time, but has been kept
at home by his wife. Monday evening
Im escaped from tho house and started
down the street.
His wife ran after him crying "Crazy
man, crazy man.''
Officer Austin took the man into ustody
and he was taken to the First precluct
strHion, where l)r. Frank P. Vail and Dr.
J.R. Nevitt examined him and pronounced
Tie was sent to St. Elizabeth's pending a
decision ot a Jury of inquiry.
POSTAL SAVINGS HANKS.
Coiigresnrnn I.orlmer's Hill Pro
viding for Their Creation.
The bill introduced in the House by Con
gressman Lorimer of Illinois to provide
for the establishment ot postal savings
bankb is comprehensive.
It provides for making money order of
fices postal savings banks with a gen
eral office at Washington, to be calk-d
the central bank. Any person may be
come a depositor, including married wo-nen
and minors. No less amount than 51 and
no greater sum than S300 may be depos
ited. Deposits accumulating above $1,000
will not draw interest. Postal sa-'ings
stamps and cards, ot the denomlna'ion of
five and ten cents, are to be sold.
Score In the Bicycle Pace .
New York, Dec. 8. The score in the
six-day bicycle race at Madison Square
Gaiden at 1 a. m. showed the ten leaJers
placed as follows: Miller, 672 rnileb; 2 aps;
Stephane, S20 miles, 2 laps. Rice, 811 miles.
5Iap-;G.Rivicrre, 811 miles, 5 laps; Schin
neer, 800 miles, 4 laps; Moore, 779 miles;
Pierce, 770 miles, 2 laps; Waller, 7GG
miles, 1 lap; Golden, 734 miles, 4 laps;
Elkes, 720 miles; 'Hale, 725 miles, 6
Nevada aiurderer Lynched.
Carson, Nov., Dec, 7. Adam TJbar last
week killed Hans Anderson, at Gardner
ville, and wab taken to Genoa for J-aCe
keeping. Last Saturday twenty-five men,
all masked, rode to Genoa just after mid
night and, going to the jail, demanded
Uber. The jailer, after protesting, feave
up tho prisoner. Uber was strung lp to
a neighboring tree. Then the mob Hred
volleys of shot into the body.
Columbia Railway Extension.
Congressman Hurmer has introduced a
bill in the House authorizing the Columbia
Railway Company to extend its tracks.
The extension ib to begin at the present
terminus of the road and follow the
Banning road acioss the Eastern Branch,
and along the race course road to Watt's
Creek, and thence to District line, with a
branch from Watt's and Anacostia rr.ad.
Road may use any motive power.
aioney Lenders in tho Departments.
The first of the "request" measures
introduced in the Senate was a local
bill, by Mr. McMillan, which contem
plateb the establishment ot money tend
ing associations for operation in the
Government departments. The objeet of
thi: association is expiessed by the title,
although there is a provision that tie
association may build homes for the share
holacip and collect for the same out of
Charged With "Shoving the Queer."
t1io claim St. Pau las their residence,
were arrested last evening by Detectives
Muller and Daur on the charge of having
passed a counterfeit $10 bltl at C H.
Warren's restf urant, No. 216 Sixth street
northwest. At police headquarters they
told conflicting stories and are held pend
in gan investigation.
Associated Charities' Meeting.
The regular monthly meeting of the
board of managers of the Associated Chari
ties was held yesterday afternoon. The
report ot the secretary showed that during
November 227 applications for aid had
been received and investigated,, and relief
wna provided, for 129 families.
F" 111 ff 11 m
For Weak Men
Weak men suffering from nervous de
bility, weakened powers, and exhausted
vigor, can now take new hope.
1411 Penn. Ave. Adj. Wlllara's Hotel.
The most successful specialist in curing
this claw, of diseases, otters to give OWi
MONTH'S TItEATMBNT FREE to all
weakeneu, vigoriess, and nerve-exhausted
Men Buttering from seminal dis
orders, who will cut out this square
and send or bring it to Dr. Walker
will recefve one month's treatment
Including ail medicines, is the highest fee
DAILY OFFICII! iCis 10 to 5; Mon
day, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday,
till 8 p. m.; Sundays and Holidays. 10 tol-OS-CONSULTATION
CHTJHCHMEN AID MISS JEWITT.
Georgia Methodists Support Her Ap
plication for Hetention in Office.
Atlanta, Ga., Djec. 7. An lnuovatlou in
Georgia politic has been made by the
friends- of Miu Jowitt, the present aoblst
ant State librarian.
A new librarian having been appointed
by the governor, lie has received over a
hundred applications from Georgia women
for the place ot &tistant. It was in this
emergency that Mies Jewlit was induced
to write a letter to the South Georgia con
ference of the Methodist Episcopal Church,
now in session at Savannah, asking it to
give the weight ot its indorsement to her
claim. She made this request on the
ground that she was a member ot the
The conference did not sign the petlt!on
in its official capacity, but Rev. Charles
.Wr. Snow went through the body during a
recess held Tor that purpose, and received
the signatures of all the individual mem
bers, calling upon the State librarian to
nominate Miss Jcwltt.
JENNINGS (JANG OAPTO'HED.
Sirrprised by Officers While Trav
eling in a Wagon.
Muskogee, I. T., Dec. 7. The second
important capture of criminals credited
to United States Marshal Bennett was
made yesterday, wfcen his deputies. lauded
the Jennings gang.
A few days ago the gang was routed In
the Cherokee Nation, arid John O'Malley,
one of their number was captured. Mar
shal Bennett, learning that they were
headed foi Arkansas, sent h! deputies to
AI and Ftank Jennings and Tom O'Mal
ley were waylaid as they were traveling
along the fail In a wagon. They were
captured. TLe deputies then weut to
Bond Switch, on the Mi.-sourl, Kansas aud
Texas Raltway, and captured Maurice
TORTTJHED FOlt HIS MONEY,
A Heeluse Disrobed and Thrown on
a Hot Stove.
Evans vllle.Ind.i Dec. 7. Astoryot great
cruelty reached here last night from West
Franklin, I'osey county. Two masked men
visited the cabin of an old bachelor named
Lewis, and demanded money. He refused
They dlirobed him and threw him upon a
red-hot stove. They afterward hung liim
by Ills toes until he became unconscious.
The men did not suceeed In getting the re
cluse's treisure. .Lewis is in a very se
rious condition, and may die.
RUSSIA'S "POWER IN THE EAST.
Korea Forced 'to DImiiUs an Eng
lish Plnaiielal Officer.
Seattle, Wash., Dec. 7. Russia is steadily
gaining ground oer 'En gland in the affairs
of the Tar Eastern nations. Oriental news
papers just received "say ber latest achieve
ment is to force Korea to dismiss the su
perintendent geuera.1 of finance and cus
toms, an Englishman, named Brown, and
Instal K. Alexeieri, the choice of the
Russian government. The Kussua am
bassador at Seoul peremptorily demanded
the dlsmial of Brown.
Soloiis May Drink Beer.
The sale ot liquor at the Capitol has
been stopped In a degree at least. The
Committee on Bules prohibited it entirely
during the recess, and when Congress con
vened yesterday that rule had not been
set aside. Yesterday it was decided
that such sales should be confined to beer
and wines, and that whisky and brandies
sht.uld not be sold. ,
Louis Mayer, one of the best violoncello
players in the world, died at his home in
St. Louis, Mo., on Monday. He was born
in Munich and studied under Wagner. He
was graduates from the Munich Conserva
tcry when still a youth, and came to
the United States in his eighteenth y jar.
He was a girtfd composer.
Siegfried Gruner, of New York, who ar
rived in Richmond, Va., on Sunday, ac
companied by his wife, on a pleasure trip,
died Monday night from apoplexy at the
Hotel Jetrcrson. Mr. Gruner was a well
known cotton broker in New York, abcut
fifty-five years of ago.
Carlos Bordelois, a Cuban patriot, who
was wounded in the battle of Josito, which
was fought in 1895, died yesterday in
N w York, ot his wounds.
AT CALL! 'SEEKS.
To allow that our smaller
expenses in. doing business
enable us to sell on smaller
It will pay you to come
from any distance our
store, our stock and our
prices will surprise you.
Wednesday and Thursday,
ifpiMjIij Diamond Ring-,
jj 1 sold down town
-J for S10 our
price, only $6.00.
Two more specials for the
Solid Silver Ld ok Bracelets,
Solid Gold Spectacles for
We're selling- Holiday
Goods by the power of ir
LEW I clLLISHER,
East Washington's Jeweler,
22: Pa.JAve. S- E.
Continued from first page.
and not reissue them, except in case gold
is paid into the Treasury for greenbacks
and other circulatinguotes. In other words,
$30.6,000,000 ot greenbacks, when re
deemed in gold, must be. held In the
Treabury, thereby contracting the currency
to that amount, and these greenbacks be
ing reissued only on condition that a like
amount of gold be deposited for the green
backs reissued. In either case, .?34G,
000,000 in gold or greenbacks would be
locked up in the Treasury and permanently
out of circulation.
"Fortunately for the ctuutry, however,
the I'rcildent hestltates to put this scheme
in operation until the revenues received
by the Government are sufficient to pay
current expenditures, so that we may
be assured that under the Dinglcy bill
the I lesident's plain of retiring green
back r will be indefinitely postponed. Ills
recommendation that national banks be
perm tted to Issue notes at the par value
of bonds deposited ami tiiat Ue note-,
shall be made redeemable In gold will
not do. If It is a great strain and bur
den upon the Government to maintain
gold redemption for $310 dOO.OOOof green
backs, how can the banks possibly cb
taln gold to redeem their notes-.' If ail
the wealth and power of the Government
finds it hazardous to maintain geld re
demption, how could part of that wealth
invested in banking institutions procure
gold? Htinks would he forced to surrender
their notes and thus work disastrous con
traction of the currency. Sti tcLeme can
be devised tint is worse thnu this.
"It doe" not occur to the I'resldMit that
silver is redemption money, tne same as
gold, and that, our currency system can
be maintained on a bimetallic basis with
out ary forced contractions ot aur cur
rency The country, however, need take
no alarm, lor the Republican party find-
itself wholly unable to legislate upon the
currciicy question. The Republican party
in the House will not adopt the scheme
of the President, nor will they give at
tention to the plans of the Secretary ot
the Treasury. The program marked out by
Mr. Reed. Speaker ot the House, Is to do
nothing on the currency question. For
this, the country can he congratulated.
"No doubt this policy ot doing nothing
will In this session, au in the last, lie
religiously adhered to. The Democrats
warned the country In the last campaign
that the Republican party would do noth
ing for the relief of the people in their
financial afrnlrs. TliN warning is coming
to pasf. "We can assure the people, how
ever, that the outlook for Democratic re
lief is hright, and the time for it to come
ib fast approaching.
"Tile Tresldent's labored diesfrtailon
upon the necessity for currency reform.''
said Mr. Doekery, "disclosed the ever-'
present perils of a gold standard. He
adroitly attempts to conceal the efrect of
the recommendation that 'United States
notes redeemed in gold should not again
be paid out except In exchange for gold,'
although It is manifest that legislation "ou-
terring upon the Secretary ot the Treaaury
such power would result in impounding
the greenbacks and other Treasury obliga
tions, and thus still further contract the
volume or money In circulation. With the
limited amount or gold which conslitites
tho only money of redemption, the uov-
ernment must either retire the obligations
which call for gold or else now and then
borrow gold by increasing the interest-bearing
debt. With n Treasury deficiency
under the Dingley bill, amounting in four
months to nearly fifty millions ot dollars,
the menace of a bond issue to replenish
the gold reserve is imminent.
Tnc President ieeks to aold this danger
by a iccotumendatioit which in cj feet au
thorizes the Treasury Department to retire
a large part ofoiuiiaper money. The people
will not be deceived by t his recommendation
Its purpose is olrvioi.s; but the President 's
logical, if not frank, in desiring to retire
the Treasury obligations, which, by Treas
ury construe tion.are payable in goldaloue,
rather than to hire more gold by another
tond issue. The President's policy practi
cally retires the grenebacks while oon
inendiug the system of national banks. It
will be nisappnned by the people."
Discussing the message in general, Chimp
Clark, of Missouri, said, yesterday: The
President's, message will be a disappoint
ment to the country. The bulk of the
American people are heartily in favor ot
grantiugb"lllgerent rights to the struggling
Cubans immediately, aud of recognizing
their independence at no distant day, and
they will not take kindly to Mr. McKinley's
suggestion ot doing nothing to help th-j.n.
There are two reasons for this: First, be
cause tire love ot freedom Is thoroughly
ingrained in the American character; and
lastly, because the Cuban war is cautfag
great lossesto usin (c wayottrade.
"In the last campaign, Democrats every
where charged that the intention of the
single gold standard advocates was to
retire aud cancel the greenbacks. This
was denied vehemently by the Republicans.
Now comes the President, and by his mes
sage proves that we were right. His
recommendation as to greenbacks is a
thinly disguised proposition to retire them.
Nobody will be deceived as' to the real
"The vast majority ot the people are
opposed to extending and perpetuating the
national banking system, which the Presi
dent proposes. He suggests that their
privileges and opportunities for making
money be increased by 10 per cent, while
their taxes are to be reduced by one-half.
A tremendous revolution in public opinion
must take place or the Democrats will
win or that proposition.
"The scheme to popularize national banks,
by diminishing Hie amount of capital neces
sary to establish them in small towns,
would be a great thing for the Republican
gold standard party it It would work, but it
will not. The people are not deslrious ut
th-i gold gang having a recruting ta ion.
in every neighlvirhood.
"Or. the whole, the message will be a tip
top campaign document for the Democrats."
"The f irsfc and general impression .about
the message " said Mr. De - Ar-
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mond, "is that it is notably weak. Buti-
it ls.wor.se than weak It advocates, feebly,
what Is wrong, and opposes, zealously,
what is right. It is against the gallant,
patriotic Cubans, and for the-cruel, op
pressive tncther country. It Is for The
retirement of the-greenbacks the extenski
of national hanking, the firmer fattening
of the .;uld standard. Hostilltj tnbimet-U-lism
is thereby veiled by the inslnj-rc
'hopes' of an international agreement for
the use of silver a$ a money metul. T.ic
President and his partyVs other leaders
are trying the experiment of throwing irf,
little by little, the disguises used in the
campaigr. or "0G. Enough is disclosed by
this v. eak, un-American message to make
clear to all who are not blinded by preju
dice that Wall street Is foreclosing piece
meal its mortgage upon the present Ad
ministration." "On the financial question," said I idge
Cochran "the President is a mere ml
tntor. He is following in the footsteps of
Mr. Cleveland. The demand for the re
tirement of the greenbacks differs from
Cleveland's fulininatioirs in only one far
tlcular: It lacks the vigorous rhetoric ucd
and cogent reasoning for which Mr. Car
lisle Is famous. His tame, stale, flatulent
and Insipid in comparison with the sornd
money literature so copiously produo'd
b. the ex-sherirt of Buffalo and his dis
tinguished Secretary of the Trensurj. No
body knows better than Mr. McSinly
that legislation on the lines indicated is
"The message is just what wasexp-nt-ed-a
reflex of the views, of the Interna
tional Stock Jobbers' Association."
AHMV AN J") NAVY ORDERS.
The following Armyorders were Issued
yesterday: "l jS
Leave ot absence Xforyrne month is
granted First Lieut. Rol. Bush. Twenty
Leave ot absence for four months, to
take effect when his services can be
spared bv his past commander. Is granted
Second Lieut. Albert C. Dalton, Twenty-
Leave of abence Tor four months, from
the date of his departure from Fort
Keogh. Mont., is granted by the Secretary
of War to Capt. Madison M. Brewer, as
Lieut. Col. James W. Scully, deputy
quartermaster general. Is relieved from
temporary station, at Atlanta, Ga., and
will return to his permanent station, at
New Orleans La. HU authorized clerks
and messenger will also proceed there
from Atlanta, and report to him for duty
Major Charles Richard, surgeon, is de
tailed as a member o J the examining board
convened at Fort Monroe, Virginia. ice
Major William II. t'orbuair, surgeon, who
is hereby relieved.
8,-eend Llcuc. Thonia? W- Winston, Fifth
A rtillry, will report in person to Lint. Col
HenryC. Hasbroack, Fourth ArtUlery.pre-d-dent
ot the examining board appointed 10
meet at Fort Monroe, Virginia, at such time
ahe may be required bvths board, for ex
amination as to hl5 fitness for promotion,
and upoa the conclusion of his exarnin itlon
will return to his proper station.
The frJIowing named officers will re
port m persor; to Lieut. Col. Henry C. Has-brouc-k,
Fourth Artillery, president of -he
examining board appointed to meet at
Fort Monroe, Va., at such time as they
may be required by the board, for ex
amination as to their fitness for promo
tion, M'tl upon the conclusion of their ex
aminations, will return to their proper
stations: Second Lieut. Maurice G. Kray
enbuhl, Second Artillery: 3econd Lieut.
Clint C. Hcain. Fourth Artillery.
TJie following assignments of .of tiers
to rcgrments are made:
Lieut. Col. Charles D. VIele (promoted
from major, Flrt Cavalry), to the First
Cavalry, to date f n.m November 21,1307.
vice Jackson, retired.
Major Allen Smith (promoted from
captain, Fourth Cavalry', to the First
Cavalry, to date from November 21, 1S07,
vice Viele, promoted. He will remain n
duty at Foit Walla Walla, Wash., until
April 1, 3SD8.
Capt. Harry C. Benon. promoted from
first lieutenant, Fourth Cavalry, to the
Fourth Cavalry, Troop A, to date from
November 21, 1S97, vice Smith, promoted.
He will remain on duty with that portion
of the Fourth CavalrY stationed at the
Presidio of San Francisco, Cal., until May
First Lieut. George P. White (promoted
from second lieutenant, Third Cavrdry),
to the Ninth Cavalry. Troop D, to date "roni
November 19, 1S97, vice Jackson, de
ceased. He will proceed to join his troop.
First Lieut. Louis C. Scherer (promoted
fioin second lieutenant. Fifth Cavalry),
to the Fourth Cavalry, Troop K, to date
from November 21, 1837, vice Eeau,
Auditioual Second Lieut. James N. Mun-
ro. First Cavalry, to a vacancy ot second
liei'tcn8nt. Fourth Cavalry, Troop A. No
vember 13.1S97, with rank from June 11,
1S&7, vice Voorhies, resigned. He will
proceed to lomhis troop.
Additional Second Lieut. Earle D'A.
Pearce, Fifth Cavalry, ro a vacancy f
second lieutenant. Third Cavalry, Troop II.
November 19, 1897. with rank from June
11, 1897, vice White, promoted. He vhl
proceed to-join his troop.
Additional Second Lieut. William S.
Valentine. TntU Cavalry, to a vacancy of
second lieutenant. Fifth Cavalry, Troop ;I,
November 21, 1S97, with rank from June
11, 1897, vice Scherer, promoted. He will
proceed tcKjom his troop.
Thefollcwing-uamedoff leers, bavingbe en
found by Army reUringboardsincapacitated
for active service, on. account cf disability
incident to the service, arcr by direction
of the President. retired from acUveservice
this date: Capt. William Baird, Sixth
Cavalry, Capt. John Kinzie, Second In
fantry. Au Army retiring, hoard, having found
Tost Chnplain William F. Hubbard, United
States Army, incapacitated for active
service, the extonsion of leave of absence
on surgeon's certificate of disability
granted him, is, by direction of the Secre
tary of War, extended until further orders,
on acrount of disability.
Private George W. Hicks, Hospital Corps,
now at Fort Sherman, Idaho, is detailed as
acting hospital steward and assigned to
duty at Vancouver Barracks, Washington
He will be sent to that post and will
report upon his arrival to the commanding
officer for duty.
Second-Class Private Hermann Martin,
ordnance detachment, now at AHegtwiy
Arsenal, Pennsylvania, is, upon his own
application,, transferred to Sandy Hook
proving ground. New Jersey, nnd will be
sent to that station. He will report upon
his arrivul there to the commanding officer
for duty. The expenses of the transfer
will be borne by the soldler,and transporta
tion will not be furnished by the quarter
Tho following named privates of the Hos
pital Corps are detailed as acting hospital
stew ards and assigned to duty at the posts
where they are now stationed: Shelby G.
Cox, Fort Bayard, New. Mexico; Howard
R. Jackson, Fort Grant. Arizona Territory;
William Machon, Plattsburg barracks, Now
York: Patrick O'Brien, Benlcla barrucks,
Private Thomas O'Malley, Company H,
Tventy-seoond Infantry, now at Fort
Crook, Nebraska, will be discharged the
service of the United States, on receipt of
this ordei by the commanding officer tC
Musician Spencer C 3eely, Battery L,
Fifth Artillery, now at Fort Wadswortb,
New York- wUL ha. discharged, the service
j ot the United Stntsou December 25, 18ft7,
jby the commanding-officer ot bis station.
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wajs attractive. We have
made special efforts this
3car to be able to offer our
customers a splendid assort
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adapted to ;ift givin
Fancy Parlor Chairs, Rock
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Should be read daily.as changes mayoc
cur at any time.
FOREIGN MAILS arc forwarded to tho
ports of sailing daily, and the schedule
01 closings is arranged on tne presumption
of their uninterrupted overland transrt
For the week ending December 11 ths
last connecting closes are made at this of-
nue as roiiowa:
x.-WHEHN5If;Y-cAt 111 P- m. for
Netherlands direct, per s. s. Wcrkeadam.
rroin .Sew York, via ilrnsti-rdam. Letters
m,H?.uJLrei:ted "Per Werkendam."
FRlDAi-lb) At6.Iup.rn. for Europe,
per e. s. Campania", from New York, via
Quecnstown, Letter ror France, Switz
erland, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Turkey.
Eirvot anil t rlttMi .iuia, must be rl-
rccteu "Per Campania." (b) At 9:20
Havre. Letters Tor otter rarta or Europe
must bedlrected"PerLaBretagne." (cAc
11:10 p.m. rorNctherijuusuirect.per s.s.
bpuarndam, from New York, via Rotter
dam. Lectersmuscbeuirtfted "PerSpaara
dam. u- At ll:lo p. m. for Genoa, per
s. s. Auguste "V ictoria, irom New YrSc
Letters must be ulrected "Per Aug. Vic
PRINTED MATTER. ETC.-German
steamers sailing Irurn Aew iork on Tues
days take printer! matter, tic., ror Ger
many and sp.-cialtyach! ree : 1 raited matter,
etc., forutnsr partnot Europe.
The American and tt nite -tar steamers
sailing irom .New xorfcon Wednesdays, tne,
German steamera on Tnursdays and tho
Cunaru. Frenen and German steamers on
Saturdays take printeu mau,ur, etc. ror
alt countries ror wnich thev are advertised
to carry mails.
lluils for Sou:h and Central Amer
ica, 'iVvtit Indies. Jtv,
WEDNESDAY ld At fa 2& a. m., for
Saint Domingo ana Tur,w Inland, per s. s.
New York, from New York.
THURSDAY (c) At It 10 p. m., for
Aewfounaland. per s. a. Corean, front
Philadelphia. (oAtll I o p.m., ror Cen
tral America (except Costa Rica and South
PaciHc ports per s. s .Alliance, from New
York, via Colon. Letters ror Guatemala
must be directed "Per AlHancu." (c At
11:10 p. m. fbr Mexico, per s. . Panama,
from New York, via Progresso and Vera
Cruz. Letters most he directed "Per
FRIDAY di At G:23 a. ro., for Porto
TUco direct, per s- s. Arkadia. from New
York, (o At 11:10 p. m.. for Fortune
Island, Jamaica, Sa vanilla and Carta
gena, per s. s- Altai, from New York. Let
ters for Costa Ra must be directed "Per
Altai- (c At llcio p. ru., for Haiti, per
s. s- Alps, from New York. ic AtllMft
p. ro., for Campeche. Chiapas, Tabasco and
Yucatan, per s- s. Yucatan. rroni New York.
Letters for other parts of Mxrco rosst be
directed "Per Yucatan." (c At ll:Xd
p. m., for Newfoundland, per s. s. Portia,
from New York. ic A; 11:10 p. m., for
Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, per s. s..
Grenada, from New York.
SATURDA Y (l At 1J05 p.m. for New
foundland, per steamer from North Sydney,
(dr At 12.06 p.m. Tor fct. Plerre-Miquelon,
per steamer from North Sydner.
Mails ror Newfoundland, by rail to Hali
fax and tnence via steamer, clone uereitaily..
except Sunday. at 12:0p.m..aiMlofiSun
davsonlyat 11:35 a. m.ld)
Malls for Miquelon.by rail t BvMon and
thence via steamer, ckfee Itere daily at
3 20 p. 10. (a)
Mails for Cuba by rail to Port Tampa,
Fin., and thence via steamers salltag Mon
days and Thflreday to Havana, ciase here
dally at 3 p. m. (e)
Malls for Mexico, overland (except those
for Campeche, Chiapas Tabasco and Yu
catan which, after tha Wednesday overland
dosing, will be forwarded via New York
up to and including the 11:10 p. m. close
Friday), close here daily at 7 10 a. m. (d
Mails for Australia (except West Aus
tralia), New 2ealana, Hawaii and Fiji
Lslauas, per s. s. AorangL from Vanooever,
clo&e here dally up to tt:40 p. u., December
Mails for China. Japan and Hawaii, per
s. s. City of Pekin, from San Francisco,
clo-e here daily up to 6:40 p. rn., December
Mails for China and Japan, per s. S.
Tacoma. tloe here uaily up to U:0 p. m.,
j.a.io mr Haw.ili.per s.s. Australia, from
San Francfcou, clew e 1 daily up t 6:40
p. m., December 22. (d)
Mails .or ii.e Societj islands, per ship
Tropic Bird, from San FranciM:o, c!ote
here dailv up to G:40 p. m., Dfcember 25.
Mails for China and jar an. specially ad
dressed onlv, per s. 8. i.mi.ress of India,
from Vancuuver, close nere daily up to
O.iU p. ni., jjeveiuuci -1. iui
Mails for Australia (except those for
West Australia. wuKu are lorwarded via
Europe), New Zealand. Hawaii, FH1 and
Samoa a Island, pern.s. Moan2,from San
Francisco. close hfre dally up to 6:40 p.m.,
December 31. (d)
la Kigistereu mall closes at 10 a. m.
(b) Registered malt closes at 1 p. nx.
tc) Registered mail closes at 6 p. m.
(di Registered mail closes at & p. m
(e) Registered mail closes at 1 p. m
Tuesdays and Saturdays,
(f) Registered mail closes at 6 p. in.
JAMES. P. WTLLBTT.
TnORPE On Tuesday. December 7, at.
1010 p. m., IDA V., beloved wife of
Ben tamin R. Thorper in her thirty-iccond
Notice of funeral hereafter. It
Daily Report of Deaths.
Deaths were reported at the health of
fice up to 12 u'clock yesterday as follows:
Richard N- Townend 25 years
Mary Fierce. 2J years
Jennie Br sn 29 years
Charles W". Davis 02: ye-irs
Johanna Wallace 4-1 years
George Price 21 yeara
Elizabeth Trook 5G years
Ann Trucman - .. ..S5 years
Andrew Hughes. ..39 years
Raymond Gessinger 1 ye-ir
Twin infants John and Margaret.
King. 1 day,
William E. Hardiug 1 day
Arthur W. Davis 3 mos
CHrton R. Bu.xsard 8 mosi
John Wlnns 1 cay
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