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"Jrfl -r'-v "Sl'xS j 'SpS JS,--',J''TJ-isi ;' '& tttl Increasing cloudiness; warmer; light v southerly winds. "'' Circulation Yesterday, 44,036 Number 170,3 WASHINGTON, FRIDAY. DECEMBER 16, 1898-TWELVE PAGES. Price One Cen-j - "'T - - -w ..- 5feJ Another Ovation at Atlanta for tlio President. TIIE KESULTS OF THE WAR Their lifVeeriii Hcimltlnjr the Nation Illicit Upon - Victory of the I'm. jile The Wort mv Before tile American l'crrle -A Defense of Iiuitcrlulihni. Atlanta, Ga., Dec 13. President JltKn ley -received another ovation this after noon. 'When lie stepped upon the plat form in the Auditorium in 1'leJinont Park nearly S.CCJ persons must have been lucked in the huge Larn-Uke eJlficc. which fairly shook under the mighty shouts that went up inslile of it In greeting to the President, lI- Cabinet ana famous fight ing men. The exercises were opened se dately enough with prajcr, but from the close of the prajcr on. there was nothing but the noisiest kind of enthusiasm. Secretary Alger started the bill rolling by stepping to the front of the platform and asking the band to play "America" and the audience to sing to it. Then thi Problem took charge of affair?, nnd cs the first bars of the song were played he led the Mnglng lu jitrsoa. The Prtsldcnt, in his speech. Mid: Fnder hotlIe fire on a foreign soli, fighting in a common cause, the memory of old disagreements ha- faded into his lory. I'rom camp and campaign there romca tlie magic healing which has clocl indent wound and effaced their scars. Fur the result every American patriot will fonder rejoice. It U no small indemnity for the cost of tlie war. This Government has proved ltlf invincible In the ritcit ar, and out of It has come a nation which will remain lndlI-lble forever more. No worthier cintrlbutiocs have Jiecn made in fiairlulkm and In men than by the ieople of these Southern States. I'l.dcr tlie able leadership of men dear ta them, who had marched with their faiherj under another flag, now fighting under th" old (lag again they have gloriously helped to defend its spotless folds and aided new luster to its shining stars. That Hag !ia3 been placed In the two hemispheres, and there i remains the sjmbol of liberty and law, of peace and ;rogrecs. "Who will withdraw from the people over whom It lloats its protecting fclds? Who will haul it down? The 1'copIeN ietory. "The v Ictorj wc celebrate is not that of a ruler, a President or a Congress, but cf the people. The place v.c have won is rot a sclflsh truce of arms, but one whos3 condition": presage goad to humanity. We have so bcrno ourselves in tlie conllict and In our intercourse with the powers of the world as to escape complaint or complication and to give universal con fidence of our high purpose and unselfish tacrlfice for a struggling people. The task is nut fulfilled. Indeed, It is only just begun. The more serious work is still before us and every energy of heart and mind must be bent and the pules of partisanship subordinated to its faithful execution. New occasions teach new duties. Meetirg these condi tions hopefully and facing them bravelj and wisely is to be the mishtiest tot of American virtue and capacity. Without abandoning past limitations, tradi ion3 and principles, but by meeting pres nt opportunities and obligations, we stall show ourselves worthy of the great trusts T.hlcli civilization has Imposed upon us. The glories of war cannot be dimmed, but the result will be Incomplete and un worthy of us unless supplemented by civil victories, harder, possibly, to win; In their way no less indispensable. The Genius of Our Civilization. "The republic is today larger, stronger, and better prepared than ever before for wiso and profitable development In new directions and along new lines, and if the minds of our own people are still dis turbed by perplexed and anxious doubts in which all of us have shared and still share, the genius of American civiliza tion will, - I believe, be found both original and creative and capable of ob serving all the great Interest which shall be confined to our keeping. "If we had blinded ourselves to the con ditions so near our shores and turned a deaf ear to every suffering neighbor, the issue of territorial expansion in the An tilles and the East Indies would not have been raised. Uut could we have Justified such a course? Is there .-inone who would now declare another to have been the better course? With less humanity and lecs courage on our part, till Spmish Hag, instead of the Stars and Stripes, would still be floating at Cavite, at Ponce and at Santiago, and a chance in the race of life would be wanting to millions of human beings who today call the nation noble and who, I trust, will live to call it blessed. When the Mists Clear Avv.-iy. "Thus far, wc have done our supreme duty. Shall wc now, when the victory won In war is written In the treaty, of peace and the civilized world applauds and waits in expectation, turn timidly away from the duties imposed upon the country by its own great deeds? And when the mists fpde away, and we see with clearer vision, may we not go forth rejoicing in a strength which has been employed solely for humanity and alw-ajs been tempered with justice and mcicy, confident of our ability to meet the exi gencies which await us because confident that our course is one of duty and our cause that of right?" Pandemonium broke loose when the President finished and was continuous thereafter until he and his party arose to leave. Silence only reigned at Intervals when Gen. Wheeler, Gen. Shafter, Gen. Law ton. Gov. Johnston and Lieut. Hob foi; appeared at the front of the platform in answer to calls. After tho sneaking was ov er the guests and the audience ad journed in a mass to the public reception at the executive mansion, which was a .genuine crush. The day was not a hard one for the jucsidentlal party, although a very full ore. President McKInley and most of II12 citj's guests remained In quiet seclusion during the morning. Gen. Wheeler, how ever, was active enough to take a prom inent part in helping to form the order of ' Service Men of the Spanish War." At 12 o'clock, the President and party were driven to the stand from which the President reviewed a long mil itary and civic oarode. The Fifteenth Pennsylvania and Third New Jersey Vol unteers and Gen. Wheeler at the head of a few score of his old Confederate caval rjmen were the chief features of this pageant. When it had passed the reviewing stand the presidential party was entertained with luncheon at the Driving Club, in Piedmont Park, and went from there to the Auditorium. The number of events en the official program was a guarantee against monotony, but not much time was left for the banquet at night. Probably no recent banquet has brought together such a number of distinguished men as were here tonight In honor of the President. Among those at his table were: Clark Howell, Gov. Allen D. Candler, Capt. T. IJ. Nell, MnJ. Gen. Shatter, Major Charles r. Warwick of Philadelphia Lieut. Hobson, Stephen O'Mcara of Bos ton, John Addison Porter, Gen. A. M. Pennington, Gov. Voorhces of New Jer sey, Hoke Smith, Gen. Henry W. Law ton, Gov. Johnston of Alabama, Maj. Gen. Young, Maj. Gen. Joe Wheeler and Secretaries Smith, Long, Gage, Wilson and Alger. Covers had been laid for three hundred other guests. The banquet proved to to an opportunity for the expression of sen timents of patriotism and fraternity which were well in keeping with the era of good feeling- which President McKIn ley inaugurated In his happy address 3 es terday. Tlie speakers and subjects were: The President, "Our Country;" Secretary Long, "The Navy;" Maj. Gen. Shafter, "Tlie Armr;" George It. Peck. "The New Union:" Stephen O'Meara, "Santiago, the Plymouth Hock of Cuban Freedom;" Secretary Gage. "How-the People Paid the Hill;" Maj. Gen. Wheeler, "The Sotith's Part in the War;" Maj. Gen. Young, "The Volunteer us Viewed by a Regular In Com mand;" Postmaster General Smith, "The War as an Echo of Independence Hall;" Gov. Johnston of Alabama, "Tlie State Government's Answer to the Call to Arms;" Lieut. Hobson. "We Follow Where Duty Calls;" Mayor Warwick, Philadelphia, "What the Liberty Bell Says About It;" Congressman Settle, "There is no Minority in Patriotism." Mr. MrKlulcj's Response. Mr. McKinley said: "I am not a stranger to your hospi tality. You have nlwajs given me a courteous and cordial reception. My first visit was under the auplce3 of jour fellow-citizen. Capt. Howell, and another distinguished Georgian, the brilliant Grady. Then we were engaged In an economic discussion. In which honest dif ferences of opinion prevailed and heated discussion ruled tlie hour. I do not for get that then, although advocating the theory or taxation seemingly opiiosed to the majority sentiment of our State and city, jou nciprdcd me an impartial hear ing. Stranger as I was to all of jou. ou made me feel at home, and from that hour Atlanta won ray heart. My subse quent visits here only served to increase my admiration for your enterprising city. Tour jears have gone since I last met tlie people of Georgia In public assembly. Much lias happened In the Intervening time. Tlie nation has been at war, not within Its own shores, but with a foreign power, a war waged, not for revenge or aggrandizement, but for our oppressed neighbors, for their freedom and amelio ration. A biircc-KMlon of Victories. "Jt was short, but decisive. It recorded a succession of significant victories ou land ard sea. It gavo new honors to American arm. It has brought new prob lems to tho ltcpublic, whoso solution will tax the genhn of our people. United we will meet and solve them with honor to ourselves and to the lasting benefit of ail concerned. The war brought us together. Its settlement will keep us together. Un united, glorious realization! It expresses the thought of my mind and the long deferred consummation of my heart's (le b'.TC as I stand ili this presence. It lnter rxets tlie hearty demonstration here wit nessed ami Is the patriotic refrain of aU sections and of all lovers, of the Republic Reunited, one country again and one country forever! Proclaim it from the press and pulpit; teach It in the schools; write it acro-s the skies! The world see; and fecis it; it cheers every lieait in Nortl and South and brightens the life of ever.. American home. Let nothing ever strain it again. At peaco with all the woild and with each other, what can stand in the pathway of our progress and prosperity ?' Gen. Young's address was made along the line of the necessity of professional training for tho soldier. He dnelt at length on his experience in the civil and Sparlsh wars with volunteer soldiery, and said in part: Tvvo Volunteer HeRlment. "In looking at the volunteers and con sidering them as soldiers, the fact is lost sight of that they hav c not received a pro fessional education. We are too quick to condemn, wc are slow to remember that these patriotic men, taken from every walk of life, cannot, within less than a year, be educated to the point wheie these obligations to them are paramount. I speak particularly of two volunteer regiments, the Scventj -first New York and Second Massachusetts, for tho rea son that these were the only volunteer regiments, except the First Volunteer Cavalry, present with the regular forces that plajcd an important part in tlie bat tles in and about Santiago. I have sin cerely regretted that these two regiments were taken away from my brigade, be cause they were brought into act'on b: fore they had attained the confidence In their company and regimental officers that is necessary to success in an en gagement. Understand me distinct y, that I am not criticising the action of these regiments under fire. There is no better material in these United States than is to be found in those two regi ments, but they lack the instruction ard tho training necessary to success in the extreme hour of trial. "With our limited force In that expedl. Hon it was necessary to call upon these two regiment's, but they were called upon too soon. They were not fitted for the work." As tho President's special train was scheduled to leave Atlanta at 12:03 o'clock, the banquet was not prolonged. Tho President will visit Booker T Washington's InsUtute, at Tuskegec. which he will reach in tho morning, where ho will make his longest address of the tour. Ho will visit Montgomery In the afternoon. COLORED MASONS. The Grnml I.odgrc for Virginia Electn OlPccrs. Richmond, Va., Dec. 15 The Colored Grand Lodge of Masons for the State of Virginia opened Its twentj -third annual communication yesterday at Richmond, and after transacting a large amount of business the following grand officers were elected for 1S35: Dr. H. Smith Jones, of Richmond, grand master; George W. Ramsay, of Norfolk, deputy grand master; J. B. Evans, of Linchburg, senior grand warden; Will'am II. Gasklns, of Accomac County, Junior grand warden; D. 'Webster Davis, of Rich mond, senior grand deacon; Magnus L. Robinson, of Alexandria, junior grand deacon; Dr. II. L. Harris, of Petersburg, grand secretary; William H. Hughes, grand treasurer; George H. Dabney, of Petersburg; grand lecturer. The" grand officers after the Installation adjourned to partako of a banquet tendered by the Richmond craft. 91.23 To Unltlmorc nnd He. ?1J5 tnrn fa Pcnnnylvnnfii Itnilrnnil. Tickets on sale Saturday and Sunday, December 17 and IS, good to return until Monday, December 19. All trains except Congressional Limited. dclS-Sl-em THE TAXES OF S1TIAG0 A New Sclieclule May Bo In stituted Within a Week. DOCK LABORERS ON STBIKE 'Iliej- Quit When Cut Ilovrn to ?l.-S n Unj Gen. AVootPn Troops on the &ue Heady t Ilnixt; iv Sunken hpmiiKli Guubont The- HolKuin Mtutllpux. X?n2dcnilt3 Almost Con. filtered. Santiago do Cuba, Dec 13 Senor An deldo 'lamas o. associate Justice, of tlie Supremo Court here, has- resigned aCnd lias been appointed by Gen. Wood aa at torney for the department. His succes sor on tho bench has not been selected, hut will be Immediately. Senor Tamajo will represent tho department in all claims for damages by Cuban, ar.d others resulting from the unsettled state of the country during the past three j ears. Tho committee of American officers ar.d Cuban lawjers which was oppolntjd Ly Gcn. Wood to inspect the taxable prop-' crty here and to arrange a scLedule of taxation havo completed Its work and will submit Its report tomorrow. It Is be lieved that a tjstcm of taxation can le instituted within u- week which will en able the city to get enough money to carry through tho work on tho new wa ter system, which Is greatly needed just now. It Is believed that Gen. Wood will make the system of taxation retroactive to tho first of October, instead of the first of September, which was the ori ginal scheme. None of the business houses here has iiaiJ any municipal taxes since the occupation of the island by the Americans. Capt. V It. I.jle, of tha revenue marine service, and Capt. James Shelley, of the Fifth Immunes, started overland for Ma jnrl today. They have been commissioned by Gen. Wood to raise the Spanish gun boat that was sunk in the bay of NIpo during the war to prevent the ingress of American; warships. A citizen of Mayari named Joaquin Tcr rer protected to Gen. Wood today that the gunboat was his property. Ho de clared that he had purchased it from the Cuban government at Mayari and showed a. bill to support h! stnlement. Gen. Wood told him no one had the right to sell tlie vessel and authorized Capt. Ljie to apply to Col. Hood, at Holguln. for as-stanco If the Cubar.3 Interfered with the work of raising the gLnboat. Surgeon Major William Solz returned to day from the Holguln district on board tlie ttcamcr Los Angeles. He told your correspondent that The smallpox epidemic In the district had almost been conquered. The number of cases has been reduced from D.CCO. which was the INt when CoL Hood took hold of njatters there, to 500, and most of the patients arc now- con valescing. The experience of the village of Auras, near the city of Holguln, indicates the severity of the epidemic. Scve-n hundred of its l.tCO inhabitants died of smallpox in two jears. . Tho town itself was half burned away, the people setting fire to the houses In which patients died and burning the bodies of the victims with the build ings. Mure than ItX) Cuban laborers on tha wharves here struck today and refused to unload the transoort Port Victor. The caue of the strike was the decision of Gen. Wood to reduce the pay .of the la borers from 51.50 to J1.25 per day. When the decision was made known the laborers demanded S1.S9 for a daj's work and then quit. They declared that they would not per mit other laborers to take their places. Gen. Wood immediately sent SCO men to take tho places of the strikers. They were accompanied and protected by a company of Infantry, the captain of which had orders to kill anvone who interfered with the new- men. When the strikers were informed of these orders they sullenly gave way to the new men. Under Spanish rule wharf laborers received CO cents a day. A HAVANA RAILWAY SOLD. Tlie Property UoiiKlit liy n Sjndicnfc for $1,172,000. Havana, Dec. 13. An exciting meeting of tlie stockholders of the Terro Carrli Street Railway Company, of this city, resulted jesterday in the sale of the en tiro property to a. sjndicate headed by Col. G. B. M. Harvey, of New York.for $1. 472,000, or $)2 a share. The meeting lasted six hours. The American Indies Com pany, another New York sjndicate, prom ised to bid above par if the meeting could bo postponed a week, and a Ger man syndicate agreed to bid S03 under the same conditions. Tho stockholders final-lj- decided to take tho bid in hand and accepted the proposition of Mr. Castena da, who was supposed to represent an Hngllsh sjndicate, but, as transpired af ter the meeting, really represented the Harvej- sj-ndicate. of New York. As the Ceballos concession, purchased by the Indies Company has been awarded to the Ferro Carril, the purchase Includes the entire street railway sjstm and conces sions of Havana. This is tho same syn dicate which bought the Regla Fcrjj and. Guanabacoa Railroad last week. Prominent Canadian bankers are saia to bo Interested. COL. HAHVEY C0OTIKMS IT. Ills Sjndicate -Vot 11 Illvnl of the American IndicM Company. New York, December 13. Col. Harvey was seen at his office, No. 3 Nassau Street, and confirmed the above report. "I received a cablegram last night," lie said, "that our proposition had been ac cepted. We had evcrj- reason to believe that It would be, as nobody else seemed to be ready to make an immediate cash offer. Mr. D. Doull, of Hanson Bros., Montreal, and the general manager of the Bank of Nova Scotia, left here for Havana on Wednesdaj- to complete the transaction, and Mr. Pearson, formerlj- chief engineer of the Metropolitan Street Railway Com-panj-. Is- also en-route for Havan,ato pre pare plans for electrif j ing the sj stem im-mediatelj-." "Who are the principal members of j-our sjndicate?" "'Hanson Bros., of Montreal, the Bank of Nova Scotia,' the Bank of Toron.to,i'and B. r. Pearson, of Halifax; -Those-chteny interested in New- York, aside from "Mr. Pearson "and mjseif, are Jlarry Payne Whitney, W. K." Rjan and Senator Smith of New Jersey." "Is it correct to assume that your syn dicate is a rival of the American Indies Companj-?" "Not at all. Both companies are work ing harmoniously In the Interest of qu'ck development of the island? but on different lines, so that there 13 nh conflict of Inter ests. I am surprised to iearn that the Indies Company proposed to bid for the Ferro Carril, as Iunderstood they did not Intend to do so. It was probablj' due to .1 misunderstanding on thepart of their Ha vana representative. In any event It seems to havo had notffect upon our plans." ' 1 A "WELCOME .TO AMEEICAKS. Spaniard Itcadj- to Accept the InlU-d MMpm Government. Havana, Dec. 13. Tho city is quiet, as It haa been since Tuesday morning. Span ish troops continue to patrol tho Central Park and the streets in the vicinity of tho Hotel do Inglatcrra, Tho Nanlgos, a band of criminals, who reside In the towm of Jesus Maria and Cajo Hueso, suburbs of Havana, are ex cited becauso 0110 of fhelr number was killed by the Spaniards during, the, rioting Sundaj- night. They may attempt to make trouble, but are closely watched. Tho transport MoblNs has arrived with tho One Hundred and Sixtj'-first Indiana und Second Illinois Regiments. Amons the officers who came pn the Mobile are Gen. Wilkinson and Maj. Hopkins, an aide to the Secretarj" of War. As the troops entered tho city-thej- were Ioudlj cheered by tho Cubans Gen. Rafel Decardenas cnterea Cuan abacoa today with one hundred cavalrj and three hundred Infantry. He will cc-cupj- the town until the Americans take possession of it. Ten thousand peisons welcomed the Cubans. Tw ent j--twcr trlumphal arches bnd been erected In the streets bearing inscriptions in honor of tho American Government and people. The American residents of the town, es pecially Mr. Hj-att and hi familj-. who have lived in Guanabacoa for manj j cars, were cheered ar.d feasted. A banquet that wa3 attended bj- 2"0 guests was given in honor of the Ameii cans. Senor Lopez, president of the Spanish Club, presided and mads a speech, in the cotfrse of which he said that tho Spanish fslJcnts wished to unite with the Cuhars and accepted the new government of the United States. His words were received with the great est enthusiasm. More American trdbps are cxfectel to morrow. , ME. WATKINS TO BE SPEAKEH. Xevv Jerp- IteinibKc'nn. Aaxcniblj-liii-n Settle on Him. Trenton, N. J., Dec. J3. The Repub lican assemblymen held a. caucus todaj and unanimously selected Acting" Gov. AVatklns to be speaker of the next house, and Wood MeKee, of Pas-alc Countj-, to bo the Republican leader on the floor. Tlie selection of Jlr. Watklns will pre vent any further complications, over the acting governorship between the date of organization of the, legislature and the Inauguration of GoI-elecL Voorhces one week later. lNTEKN-AUIONAT UAWK BILL. IIoukc CoiiMiiucK 3!of of tin- l)nj in 1 IJc-lintintr- the Me.lKiire. The' greater portion of -csterday in the House was taken up In the debate on the international bank bill reported from the Banking and Currency Committee. Mr. Hill of Connecticut had charge ol the bill. The debate on the measure was led bj- Mr. Ilroslus, Ittpubllcan, Pennsjl vanla, who said that the bill was intend ed to carrj- Into effect lac recommenda tions of the Pan-American Congress of 1S. Representatives of the United States and of tho republics south of it were agreed that an extension, of trade among the several regions of the American con tinent mis highly to ha desired, and to effect tlris the establishment of the In ternational American Bank was neces sary. Mr. Cox, Democrat, Tennessee, opposed tho bill upon tho ground that Congress had no power to charter-a- bank to oper ate 111 foreign countries. Mr. Walker, Republican-, Massachusetts appealed to the members of the House to pass the bill, to lay aside provincial preju dices and to legislate for the new condi tions in which theUnited States found it self. The passage of ho bill ns a neeessarj' economic measure was urged bj- Mr. Ad ams, Republican, Pennsylvania, who spoke from his observations and experience ai minister to Brazil from ISM to 1S95. The bill was further discussed in opposition by Messrs. Williams of Mississippi, Briggs of New- York and Bartlett of Georgia, and In support Qf It' by Mr. Lacej- of Iowa. DOMINATIONS CONFIRMED. Scnnto Approves of Ferdinand W. Pci'kN Apjiointsnent. The appdlntment of Passed Assistant Surgeon Arthur II. Glcnnan, of the Dis trict of Columbia, to be surgeon in the marine hospital service of the United States, was confirmed, by the Senate jes-teradj-. The appointment oT Terdlnand W. Peck, of Illinois made during the recent recess of the Senate, to be commissioner general of the Unitvti States to the In ternational Exposition to be held in Paris in 1000, was under discussion bj- the Sea ate in executive session jesterdaj-. There was considerable opposition to the confirmation of his appointment, but favorable action, was fbialij- taken. Work on Western HIv er. .The subcommittee of the Commerce Committee of the Senate, appointed to investigate, the work jon the Mississippi and Missouri rivers; (made a report of their work todaj- iu (tho Senate. The subcommittee has'raade a personal inspection of these rlvera from St. Francis Basin to tho HealoX tlie Tasses, and after carcfullj- surveying the work already done by thojaitssissippi River Commission, and theplans proposed. It recommends that the work be continued. It is estimated that iti will take four or live years to complete the work of build ing the proposed leyj" system from St. Francis Basin and do the necessary dredging. The cost Is estimated at from $13,000,000 to f2O,CO0,00O. Adjournment for tUe; Holiday. The- Wajs and Means Committee of the. House yesterday -creed to report fa-vorablj- a resolution adjourning Congress for the Christmas holidays on Thursdaj-, December 22. "until Uiursdaj-, January 4. Thlsdate-wHl.doubtles3 lie. agreed to by both" the J3ena.t(T and House, asIt gives one w;eek "longer than visual for work, a'rilV will thus c'onc-!' Jte tho"s4 "w ho wish nojecess. The. noyil.'JLiniKed Jlnltimorc and The CJinjaJif the nineteenth century trains." . J" J Leaves Washington 3 p. m., arrives New York !f p7 m. Exclusive Pullman train. Dining, Parlor and- Observation Smoking cars. -Noiextra fare other than regular Pullman charge. del3 Stem 1 Tlie President Befers to Ilcrr Wolf as Insignificant. A. CHALLENGE MAY FOLLOW Tnrlinlcnt Scenes lu the Prosrrc of a Jew-Uniting Fever The len 1111 Town Council linn 11 Similar Occurrence TIikf 31euiliern sum licndcd und Handled From Hie Itoom. Vienna, Dec. 13. There was an uproari ous session of tho Rcichsrath today, which recalled the scenes which preceded Count Badeni's resignation of the premiership In November, 1S37. While Dr. Edler von Ruber, minister of Justice, was answering Interpellations, Herr Wolf, tho notorious German member, rushed toward him, flourishlr-K a copy of the Pan-GcTmanlc newspaper, tho Ostodcutsche PJundschau, which Wolf edits and which had been confiscated by tho government for report ing an offensive speech. Wolf screamed: "This confiscation is roguerj- and bru tality," and his friends followed him in his denunciations, each of them shaking or throwing a copj- of the paper la the minister's face. Dr. Von Ruber sat unmoved throughout tho turmoil Count Thun-Hohensteln, the prime min ister. proposed that tho remaining an swers to the Interpellations be slmplj' written ar.J added to the minutes of the session. This evoked a storm on the ieft of tho chamber, w'lero the German pro gressists sit. They loudlj- protested that such a course would be a. breach cf the rules. One deputy read the extracts for which the paper was suppressed, and this cre ated a. general Impression that the seizure was not Justified. After a prolonged pandemonium of epi thets and desk thumping, in which Wolfs equallj- notorious friend, Herr Schoener, was conspicuous. President Tuehs declined to complj with the prime minister's proposal, declaring that the answers must be read, but he added tliat ho never- moro regretted that the rules of the house conferred upon him no discipiinarj- powers for dealing with Wolf. "It is quite unheard of," he said "that a deputy of Herr "Wolfs insignificance should permit himself to degrade parlia ment In this waj-. I regret that such a member is protected by immunltj-." Although a majority of the members cheered the president, the consensus of opinion is that the language he employed toward Wolf was the most rcmarkible ever heard from the chair. Wolf will probablj- challenge the president to Pght a duel. The whole affair turns on the Jew-baiting" fever, w'ith which Wolf Is. rabid. The same eternal judenhelte almost concurrents led to a like scene in the Vienna town council, where tho antl Semltc major. Dr. Lueger, was presiding. A squabble arose over Dr. Lueger an nouncing an alteration In the procedure and an angry altercation took place be tween the president and Dr. Foerster, a Liberal member, which resulted in the major suspending- Dr. Foerster for three sltttlngs and ordering him to leave the assemblj-. Dr. Foerster did not budge and defied 1he mayor,-who, amid a babel of shouts bj the anti-Semite roajoritj- of "Turn him out," "Horsewhip him," etc., sent ushers to remove the recalcitrant. Thr ushers seized Dr. Foerster and car ried him out like a bundle. Dr. Brix Interceded, whereupon lie was also suspended. Dr. MIttler, a distinguished Liberal, raised his hand in a warning gesture to ward Dr. Lueger, and this called forth an order for his suspension. He refus2d to go and the ushers bundled him out as they had Dr. Foerster. amid the trluxpV ant shouts of tho anti-Semites. COMMISSIONERS BOUND H0ZB.E. The Joint Pence ConferceH Leave Pnris Todn". Taris, Dec. 13. Tomorrow the respec tive commissions will be homeward bound, the Americans elated by tho ac quisition of a great colonial empire, and the Spaniards depressed by the less of their last foothold in the New Word, their own discoverj-, and the annexation of tho Philippine archipelago, whose name recalls Spain's greatest period. It is opportune at this moment to refer to the hard work of the commissioners and their courteous behavior toward the press. Secretaries Moore and Ojeda, though prohibited by their respective commissions from giving- information, unfaillnglj' treated the newspaper men with the greatest consideration. In spite of the fatigue of their onerous duties. Mr. Ferguson, the able interpreter, is likewise entitled to the highest, praise. Though occupying an Invidious position as tho sole interpreter engaged by the Americans, he performed his functions to the admiration of both sides, the Span iards being as high in their praise as his cmploj ers. HELD FOB, EXTRADITION. Hansom, the Philadelphia Tnilor, Arraigned in Ilorr Street. London. Dee. 13. John II. Ransom, the Philadelphia tailor who was arrested at Liverpool on board the steamship Italia, upon her arrival from Phi'ade'phia, on November 17, on charges of forgerj- and embezzlement, was today committed for extradition by the magistrate sitting In the Bow Street police court. KETJGEE. AND THE TJITLANDEHS Oom Paul ExprcHNeH III Good Will und Mnkcs PromiKcN. London, Dec. 15. A cable dispatch from Johannesburg has been received at the London office of the Johannesburg- Stand ard, recording President Kruger's latest attitude toward the Uitlanders. The dis patch says that the president sent a New Year message of good. will to the resi dents of Johannesburg in which he ex pressed an earnest hope for their pros perity, and his desire that all should enjoy a contented. lot. He added that the state would make no distinctions in regard to nationalities, and onlj- asked tho residents to conform to the laws of the land and prove that thej- are worthj- $1.25 to Baltimore- and Return Tin. II. & . Saturday und Sunday, December 17 and 18, good for return until following Jdondaj-. Tickets good on all trains except Boj-ai Limited. dffl-it-CXQ of confidence. Ho promised that there shall be a reduction In tho cost of living, and declared that he would protect the poor from tho assaults of capital, and procure for them a more prosperous existence. AMERICA EUROPE'S GRANAB.-?. It Would Strike tlir' Dentil Blow to Geriunu Agriculture. Berlin, Dec 13. In the course of fe debate on the estimates in the Reichstag todaj-, Herr Bcbel, Socialist, protested against sTndlng the whole of tha reve nue of the mplre upon the arm- and navy and the colonies. He violently at tacked the Kaiacr'a home ik!1cj espec ially the expulsion of aliens from lrus sia, and contrasted this policy with the conciliatory words read by the emperor In the Church of the Redeemer In J'ru salem. Herr Ikbel proceeded In iMs strain amid a great uproar and was final ly called to order by the president. Herr Lieberman von Sam:onb?rg sail that tlie realization of America's ambi tion to be Hurope's granarj" wou d st lie a death bloA- to German agriculture. FRANCE IN INDO-CHINA. A l.onu or 200,000,000 Francs Granted for Knllvvnyx. Paris, Dec. 13. The chamber of deputies has almost unanimously adopted a bill au thorizing a loan of 2S0.0.VX francs for the construction of railways in Indo-Chlna. M. Paul de Cassagnac urged the cham ber not to raise money for this purpose, but to float a loan of a similar amount for the purpose of building guns and war ships. The bulk of the opposition to the measure was withdrawn on M. Paul Dou mer, governor of Indo-Chhia, assuring the chamber that that colony was in a pros perous condition and was able to guar antee the loan without burdening Franre. whose wealth and power the railways would increase. FA VILLA CONVICTED. The Clmrjre IVns tllxuppropriatlnn of n Panl.'ft Fundx. Rome, Dee. 13. The famous trial of Slgnor Taviila, formerlj- manager of the Bolonga Bank, for misappropriation of the bank's funds, ended at Bologna today in the conviction of the accused, who was sentenced to two jcare' and three months' imprisonment. This case was connected with the Bank of Naples' scandal, which the polit!cl enemies of former Prime- Minister Orispi took advantage of in their efforts to ruin him. C'onnt Tolntol t He CxpcIled. Vienna, Dec 13. The Tageblatt hears that Count Toistoi, Hie novelist, is short ly to be expelled from Russia because c social disturbances which have been at tributed to his teachings. The ICIiedlve Aid the Project. Cairo, Dec. 13 The Mirdivc ha headed the local subscription fgr the Gordon Me morial College at Khartoum, giving J30) for tire purpose. AN EMBASSY ATTACKED. The Anrrovv Lrnpo of Sir Julian Pnuiicrfute'h I'amll). Joseph W. Pearson caused a furore shortly before 3 o'clock last night at the British embassy, at the corner of Con necticut Avenue and N Street northwest. The offender is a neatly dressed man, tvventj--six jears of age and a printer bj occupation. Pearson is said to be, ordinarily, quiet and well behaved. He resides at No. IOCS I Street northwest. He appeared on the N Street side of the embassy at S-30 o'clock last night. After pacing up and down between Connecticut Avenue and Nineteenth Street for five minutes he halted In front of the banquet hall, gath ered an armful of missiles, and, after carefully looking about 1dm, hurled them through the large plate glass windows. The man then repaired to the front of the residence on Connecticut Avenue. As the result of his bombardment here, the handsome storm doors, just within the porte cochere, were wrecked and the magnificent plate glass vostibale doors were shattered. The damage done fa con servatively estimated at between $600 and ?700. The noise of the assault attracted a large crowd. Persons ran hither and thither, wondering what the trouble wa about. Those who first arrived saw- Pear son with all appearance of a lunatic, wildly hurling stones at tho embassj. In the meantime the residents of the em barsy were almost panic-stricken. They were unable to comprehend the meaning or character of the fusiilade.. An effort was at once made to notify the police and it succeeded. BIcjele Po liceman Burrows, of the Third precinct, had been attracted bj- the noise. Ho Im mediately placed Pearson under arrest. A call was sent In for the police patrol and the man was "hurried to the station house. He was at first demonstrative, but soon subsided. When Pearson reached tho station he would offer no explanation for his con duct. No amount of questioning availed. In answer to the usual routine questions Pearson replied in a firm and steadj volce, but posltlvt-lj- refused to cuvulge any further information. After persist ent efforts on tho part of the police to learn his motives Pearson was locked up He was apparentlj- sober and at this time in full possession of his mental faculties. The case against Pearson is a p;cu lar one. Were he. taken Into court the charge that would probably b2 placed against him would be disonler.j' conJIuc . One of the singular points of this case Is that he cannot be charged undo- tve common law bf the District with the de struction of privato propert-. Ilia c s; will probably be brought to the attention of the State Department. No act'oi w.ll be taken until tho British ambassador has olllciallj- notified that department cf tho occurrence. The police wil have nothing more to do with tlie cue. except to hold the man in custody until he is wanted. The handsome plate glass floors of the embassy vestibule can be replaced only after weeks of waiting and an expendi ture of hundreds of dollars. The doors were of an Imported bevel plate, on which had been inscribed the heraldrj- of tho embassj'. That Sir Julian Pauncefote and the members of his family escaped personal injury from, the fljlng missiles was al most miraculous. The ambassador, with his wife and four daughters, was- com fortably seated in conversation near tic windows at which the fus'-liada was di rected. Several of the stores crashed through the glass into the, room ani oner of a large size fell in their very midst. rijnn'K rinsIi-.esM Collese, htli and IC. Business, shorthand, t j-pewriting C3 ajr. Five bushels of best family coal for $L H. C. Wall, 70S and 1133 First Street northwest. Telephone 679. delS-2t CAM S. BRICE IS DEAD Tho Former Senator Passes Away in New York City. A. VICTIM OF PNEUMONIA IIIk Case Ant ! IHacuoxed Until Toextiij -Hr 1a Actively nt Work I'utll Late kalunlar Mslit HI Wnr Heeuri! A School Teacher nt Lima, OI1I0 III Induction Into Kallrondfiiir. New York, Dec-13. Calv in S. Brlce died this afternoon at hfc. Lome. No. C33 Fifth Avenue, cf pneumonia. He had been con lined to the house since Sunday and had suffered slightly from a. cold, which af fected his voice. for a week or ten. days, bu,t his Illness was not diagnosed as pneu monia until Tuesday. Having been of ro bust health all his life. Mr. Brice thousht nothing of tho coid except that it Incon venienced him somewhat. He was at tea office on Saturday until late that night. On Sunday Ills family prevailed upon him to remain at home, ar.d by Tuesday his cond iion was such thit a consultathm of phvslcians was called, which Dr. Jacewaj attended with otherb. Mr Briee's troubla was pronounced pneumonia. He rallied under treatment and wa-s thought to be doing well until about 1 o'cSock this morn ing, when be sank rapidfy Oxj-gen was saven him. but his coral tion continued most critical. m, fi-yism Hon. Cnlvln M. Crk'F, At 1.3) o'clock this afternoon his Im meLate bupress .i5S-tat?s down town were told over the t -'trnone that ho mlgnt live an hour. A' 5 13 he died. Sirs. Brlce and four of the live children w-ro Wjth Wm. ills oiv John arrived from Harvard a few- mihates before hi father's death. W. Klrkpatrlck Brlce is ili China 0-1 buslneSjCOnnected with his fathers interests Thr other children ar Stewart, who bears lii. father's middle name; Katherme and Helen Brice. The funeral of the Hon. Calvin S. Brice will be hcCd in the Fifth Avenue Presbj--terian Churrti, New Yoff. Saturdaj- at 1Z o'clock. .Tie deceased statesman will be buried at Lima. O , h 3 old home. Calvin S. Brice was born in Denmark, O , September 17. 1S3. He was- the wi of the Rev. W. IC. Brice. a Presbyterian minister. He entered Mlvml Universltj, famous for the men It had graduated. In September, 1S3S, ar.d was a. studious and energetic worker, a characteristic that clung to hlra ever since. A little more than two j-cars after he began his universitj- course the war broke out. and joung Calvin, with many other Northern boys, tired with the spirit' ot patriotism, laid down hU Latin. Greek and calculus and took up the knapsack and the musket. Senator Brice never pa raded Ks war record, but the fact re mains that he served his country faith fully and honorably. Responding earlj- to the call for voluntecr.s. he enlisted in April. lc61. in Capt. Hood'd compinj-, made up of university bojs. which was sent ti Camp Jackson, Columbjs. In the Autumn Mr. Brlce, his term of service hav.ng ex pired, returned to school, but in April, ISC. rc-enl!sted. this time in Capt. McFar land's urdverpitj- company. Company A. Eightj--sixth Regiment. O. V. I., and served during the Summer of that year in West Virginia. Again was he mus tered out of the service, ard returning tc Oxford he graduated in 155. havmg been engawd for two jears la altercatelj light ing for ills country and studying to secure an education. Following his graduation. Mr. Bric! taught school at Lima for three months, but the Ions continuation of the war tired the old spirit, and he once more donned the blue, recruited a company and en listed for the third time, now as he captain of Company E. of the One Hun dred and Eightieth Ohio Volunteers, which regiment was .1 part of the First Division, the Twentj--thtrd Army Con's. In Tennessee, Georgia and tho Carolinas. until January. 155. When the army was disbanded Mr. Brice went direct to Ann Arbor, Mich., where he studied law. and was subsequentlj- admitted to the bar in Cincinnati in 1SW. Associating himself vv ith Mr. James Irv Inc. he formed the law firm of Irvine & Brice. and began the practice of his chosen profession in I.l.-n.i, where he first taught school and re cruited his company of soldier boj-s. As a member of this law firm Mr. Brlce became connected with the legal department of the old Lake Brie and Louisville Railroad This was tho begin ning of the career of Mr. Brice as a. rail road magnate. As one of the counsel for the road, lie obtained an insight Into the actual work of railroading and saw spread before him the opportunities vvhicli he subsequentlj- grasped. He be came interested in the road financhily, modestly, it is true, but Ids holdings gradually Increased. Ho saw where monej- was being lost in the railroad business, ar.d where It should be made. Quick of conception and equallj- quirk in execution, Mr Brlce recognized that the extension of sj-stems and the opening up of new- territory would enhance the prop ertj". This idea developed and resulted, in the construction of the "Nickel Plato" railroad, a name given to the road In jest by Mr. Brice. Mr. Brlce and the men associated with him built the road which paralleled the Lake Shore. The Lake Shore had refused to make a satisfactory arrangement for taking- care of the tr-iffic turned over to It by the Lake F.ilc ':nd Western, and its refusal led to the building; of this new lina from Chicago to Buffalo, which it was compelled to buy to get rid of the danger ous opposition thit It promised. This operation opened the eyes of the Eastern railroad world to Mr. Briee's abliitj-. In politics Mr. Brice was likewise sin gularly fortunate, and at the time of his death he was the ieadirg Democrat In his native State and a man of national prom- (Continued on Third Page.) - t "afefehS.- jfi y,JJjSJ 1 --&S -'f t4 w -.S;Sr?-, .-3, .j,--..