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austave V Sworn in Before
Assembled Cabinet
and Court
Death of Democratic Oscar
Causes Grief Through
out Kingdom
STOCKHOLM. Dec ?.— King Gustav*
V took the oath of office *t 1 o'clock
this afternoon before the cabinet and
court, assembled in the- grand ijall*>ry.
The oath was administered by Minister
L:stean. Then' the princes of the
blood swore a'.iegiaace to the king,
\u25a0who embraced and kissed them, sriving
"^i« favorite brother, the giant Carl, a i
lesrty slap on the back.
This ceremony concluded, the cabinet
r-signed. but the king begged the min
isters to remain at their posts and
assist him as they had so ably assisted
. w .is father.
King Oscar died at 9:1« o'clock this
rr.ominjr. The v«n«»rable monarch
passed away in his royal apartment of
the palace. wher*> he r,-as surroundexl ]
by the members of his family, including]
the aged Queen Sophia, and the crown]
priac^. O*car Gustave, and' minis- j
ters of str.te, who had ;»traited the in
*vltabl» end. Outside the palace great :
crowds stood with bowed heads and ]
tearful eyes l»njr after thqi announce- j
rr.ent came of the death of their sov
ereign, x
The whole country^ Is bowed r.-ith
prief, for King Oscar was sornethinz
more tlian «. ruler of his people and
had endeared himself to them as an in- j
t!mat» and personal friend. When the j
flag on the nalace fell to half mast j
there was a rvoan of ang-uish from the j
assembled multitude and many of them j
cried. "Our dear old king is dead."
The following death ce^tific3t p was
posted shortly after the king had ex
"We declare upon oath that Ms rr.a
>*ty. King Oscar 11. expired peacefully
at 9:1" o'clock this morning in the
csstle at Stockholm, at the age of 7S
years 9 months and 17 day?, as the re
sult of calcification of the cerebral and
cardiac blood vessels.
The la«t hours of th»^ mon
arch were passed in unconsciousness, i
and up to thr end he grave no sign of {
recognizing thos« about him. The J
Queen T.*as jtiiff stricken h^.;»T. se he {
could not bid h*r far°weil. All through j
y^steitiay tite king had rernainod in aj
comatose condition. At tines there i
\u25a0srere fai» t signs of ctjnsciousness, but
-v wei" fleeting:.
»- that death would not occur
r until morning, the members of the!
royal family and the cabinet ministers I
v.-ithdrew. and the- physicians left their j
patient in the hands of the nurses won j
after midnight. Within an hour tlie i
<3-x:tors were oill^d again to the sick j
ro«ui nr.d administered further stimu- ;
lants. but at 5:15 the gentlemen of the f
court wer*» ordered to 'appear at or.te
In the bedchamber. The premier and J
!>>rei*rn minister and the highest court 1
orTicU!s, together with all the members
of the kings family, then ass-mblert j
and remained until the end came.
Decline in Currency Pre
mium Considered Re
NEW YORK, Dec. f.— Tbe evenia of
th? past week in the financial world
have been such as usually mark the
gradual return of confidence and the
restoration of normal "conditions in th»
barks. The decision of the secretary
«tf the treasury to is*ue only about
SO.OOO.f'OO of the $ISd.OO<U)OQ in new
«ecuritie*. \u25a0which he expressed a will
ingness to issue, if conditions required;
the disclosure of unusually strong r»
»»rves by country bank* reporting to
the comptroller of currency, the decline
in the currency premium and the im
provement in the New York bank state
tnent have all b*>«?n feature* of the
v-ek -which have tended toward sta
toility end reassurance.
The result of the limlttng of th«> issue
of the Panama 2 per cent bonds to
$"5,000,000 and the one year treasury
certificates to abo'Jt ?1 5.000.000 will b-»
to considerably simplify th«» problem
of the treasury management and money
market conditions during the spring.
It i* anticipated by banks here that
there will be a plethora of money soon
instead of a dearth, and that it will be
necr-.ssary to reduce in seme way the
large volume of currency which has
be»u brought into use during the crisis.
The increase in money. in circulation
outside the treasury, as shown by the
monthly statement of the treasury de
partment for November, was $131,572,
557. Of this amount the increase fn
jroM in the country «s computed at
xbout 572.<™«.<K«0. including domestic
T>rn,»uctlon as well as importations from
Tr^re hai* ben fears in «om*' qtiar
t»r* that if anything \u0084.anprcxSm;»tlng
Jl ''(.', *>oo,oW in n^w bp.nk n^te* Tv^r**
i*FU*o upon the *ecur-ti<--$ of th» n»-.v
n.^» yrax c^rtiflcat^?. thr resulting In
flation would *xpW goM in large
ameunts aft«r the credits established
by the crop movement w*>re exhausted.
This danger will br- r^nJuc^tl to a mini
3iutr. by the relatively «mall issues
TTifAf by the treasury.
.'Trc total gold in the country report
*-'*i by thf lajft treasury- statement is
31.«61.?14.719. w>iich Is e<iual to more
th«.a 50 per cent of the total money in
The reports of the condition of the
national banks on December 3, which
ar-r being published In various locali
ties and are gradually reaching the
< "r.-.ptro*l»»r *r* verifying the anticipa
fnr\ of the leading banker* tltat larsre
i-.-«. rvrs would b«* xltj:c]o!" i <-| in the dn
t»ri-r b«nks_: that the disclosures would
»*>n.lUi restore ronlM^nrr ami that the
frank* noulii be willinc to '\u25a0release '*urli
<**.* n\r n%CK?rfjoT
\u25a0•"\u25a0».': K. l 4 ec. 'J. — The etsrt In thp nn
•.^\u25a0-.\ six dT.y bicycle race was made at
Madison Square garden on the stroke
of 1 o'clock this moning and the rep
resentatives of 16 teams w*»re off on
the long grind. The H riders set a
fast pace when James Co r be tt fired the
starting gnn. At the end of 10 lap?,
marking the first mile, tber<j had b«*on
no changes fn the starting positions.
IHnrnry was leadings
• \u25a0 —
itVn r»x*tiT«> arum" V«»«i*' ""»'\u25a0•- V-*
ti«t» rrixrat money rf !t *.rt* t« cjjre. EL *.V,
tirtft*'* » ttj'.ci' U ».!« ».a^U tool. 2*-.
HOESE KILIXD BT' CAK— K^te^y; l»^-. s.
A tninr tumx- .-uttl hr Uo* B-eninj of j
Rrw «nd ' «-«rt iww. W«rt B^rkH-r,
kili<^l hr gap Pablo «rro»^ '-ar _J?. wftk wfclcfi
tt c:'.:.ir! l«»t Xliflit *t Fr*£Ci»CO *U«t. J
Some of the clever^-persons who delighted two large au
diences at the Orpheum yesterday. Sketched by a Call staff
artist. ,
Enthusiastic Applause Greets
Her Rendition of a
Carmen Song
It was a case of what the gallery
didn't like the orchestra and drsss cir
cle did, and vice versa, yesterday at
the Orpheum. Zelie de Lussan charmed
both parts of the house, but not at the
same time, except when she sang "her"
song, the Carmen song. "Habenera."
Then everybody applauded. Although
done without scenic assistance and
minus the kickfng of heels on the box,
the song lacked nothing of its operatic
flavor and was full of the Carmen
fire and spirit. Vocally it could not be
beat, unless Calve can do* it, which
may eartly be doubted. Besides encores,
which w<»re many, the great singer
gave" nviny popular songs as extra good
Edna Au*. in Dutch slavy character
stunt, was another bis: hit; so was Alba
d«> Voie, In a turn called "The Female
Conchas." Ray Ij. Boyce; another
newcomer, was Ftill another hit- with
his impersonations and good mono
logue. \ Ben Welch, Henri French, the
Okito family and Viola Gillette and
George Macfarlanc in their musical act
\u25a0were the holdovers, who bid fair to go
through another week easily. The mo
tion pictures were good.
President Is Assailed by
New York Federated Union
"Wants to Give the Miners Bullets
Instead of Currency 1 '
NEW YORK. D«c. S. — A protest to
President Roosevelt against the send
infeof United States troops to Go'd
fl^ld. where miners are on strike, was?
doc!d^*l upon today I>y the central
ffdoration union. The protest s-rsrs:
It app-JT* that rrrsirfpnt RtysfTelt T«atx to
tir<» th» miners ballots in»t<»a'l of r«rr»nc.T. Tn#
miners ther" »r» on strikp rxn\n*t t>»in? pairl la
"rerip nj";>Bf,r." Hi*. »ftwn ia sendinc troops
to CqliTHi 111 w»* na-wjir7»nte<l.
Roosof-lt r+wl* ont Tirtn m€»:«'>»»s asfl tbqv
iii.-T»it(b»* m»^MDe cnn« to Go'dftpM. He ha«
proT«ra hln>s«»lf th<» of or?«nlze<J l»bor by
njch action. It !* UoldScld today; It may be
Xnr.-Vork tetnomm-. \ .". -;v.
jl- «
WASHINGTON. Dec. B.— An important
conference was held today at the "White
House by President Roosevelt. Secre
tary Metcalf, Rear Admiral Brownson
and Rear Admiral Evans, the com
mander of the fleet which has been or
dered to the Pacific.
An interesting and. well founded re
port was circulated lat* this afternoon,
after meny refusals of the conferees
to fiati the object «>f the conclave, that
n-privs'" '\u25a0nd" h^»l b^en agreetl upon.
\u0084ThT> liav<» bVcn many leaks in the
navy rirpartin^nt eod<*, HnJ the story
f;f>*>« tiiat I'-.o airr'--orr!»'r)tß today wil!
mr.k^ .sach thinsrs -hnpossibl*, nt Ica't
as fur s« the transmission of diplo
matic news t<» the fleet is concerned.
The annual meeting of Golden Gate
branch No. 214 of tbe National asso
ciation of letter carriers was held Sat
urday niglit and the. following officers
were elected: President. Charles F.
Nell; vice president. Thomas L. 111 -
Keever; recording secretary* Jonathan
C Da.lv; /Inancial, secretary. W. Hane
kamp; treasurer.' James Walsh." \u25a0\u0084\u25a0 The
board of t4t 4\ rectors of theiitn'itualjaiti
association is made'tip of CharK;i!Mc-
A'tilifTe. James r*. Fraser and James
Morgan. I>>uic/ I.»tbrcich t."ss elected
sergreant at arm 3 and Chariest Bcyan
was \u25a0selected as. a member of the board
of directors of th<v branch.' The annual
V>all of the Golden Gate branch will be
held January IS in Cotllloa halL
Naval Authority Holds That
Its Lessons Are' Needed
by the Seamen
NEW YORK, Dec. S.— Captain A. T.
Mahan, the naval authority, in yester
day's Issue of the Scientific American
says that the Pacific cruise which will
be begun on December 16 is Impera
tive for the sole reason that it will
give the officers and seamen practice
that they could obtain in no other way.
"The movement of the United States
battle fleet from the Atlantic to the
Pacific coast." says Captain Mahan, "is
in the highest sense' practical, because
it is precisely "the kind of movement
which the fleet of any nation may—
usually will — be required to make in
war. It Is further practical because
the United States has a Pacific as well
as an Atlantic 'coast. - but has not a
navy large enough to be divided safely
between them." i
The most useful lesson the fleet may
gain, he asserts, will be found' In the"
unexpected contingencies that will
surely arise at frequent interval?.
"It follows inevitably," he says In
conclusion, "that the fleet should "al
ways be ready, not only in a formu
lated plan, but by-* acquired experi
ence, to proceed with the utmost
rapidity, according to the definition of
mobility before suggested, from one
coast to the other as needed."
" NORFOLK, Va., T>ec. B.— Three bat
tleships were added today to the num
ber already assembled In Hampton
roads by the arrival of the Kansas,
Rhode Island and Connecticut, making
a total of 15 ships of the fleet at the
rendezvous. v "—" — -
The social function of the day of.
sreneral- mobilization and review: by
President Roosevelt will be a naval ball
given in honor of Admiral Kvans, staff
and officers of the fleet at Old Point
Comfort. \
Thousands visited the roads today
to Ret a' glimpse of the" big vessels at
anchor p.n<l . Incoming trains were
crowded with visitors.
CHICAGO, Dec. 8. — J. G. Phelp3
Stokes, the. millionaire settlement:
\u25a0worker of New Tprk, and :his f wife,
Rose ""Pastor .. Stokes, former "'cigar
maker and settlement worker, collabor
ating "with her husband in spreading.the
propaganda of focJalism. appeared. here
twice today before Jewish socialistic
societies. t
' "The press of ti!<> United Pt?-t«»slK
'unworthy tlie cf>nficJ«-nri> of the toiling
ma«scs/.7'sal<l>Mr«l > Ptokes,* "aTnl I cx
cli:<i- th<> so<:ia!i?t: pr"csV.< ,T''!O hew's'^;
papers arV; rim for • t'ir> of
th«; people in tb** Interest^nf'xhc'polUi 1 ."
va\ and comm^rHal beliefs "of the men
who "wn them."
; "The Jewish 'people,- of all people.,
have the oldest and best ..reason Kt or
entering the socialistic j. movement."
said Stokes. "Moses was the first law
giver and when he wrote thel book
whTfch was given first "place . in. = the
divine . history of our,: race ; it was "be
cause* Tils laws were intended to pass
through the entire evolution of human
• - >
# : Fr<*d; A. ~1-ewis~ l-ewis of 3 3.7 " Ranches ) street, l
reported to th> .police- that he iiafl neeni
held up and; robbed by three masked
men on Golden Gate avenue early yes"-'
terday ;morninj?rvand ttiat the high
waymen -obtained a g^old watch and
chain and SIS In moa ~ ' - >" ; i
There Is Nothing: in Mere
Biggness, Says Rev. j
David Evans
\u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0 \u25a0 - - : i .- \u25a0 . . •
Feasts of the Immaculate |
Conception and -Hanu- !
.. kah Are Observed
At .Grace church., -Sacramento arid t
Taylor streets, a large congregation
listened to an able discourse by the
rector. Rev. David Evans, which dealt
largely with the present problem of I
consolidation. "There is nothing pleas
ant in mere bigness," he said, and in
closing he added: y
"In 'an imperial city of a million j
souls there may be at first sight some- \
thing to fire the Imagination: but. truly j
Imperials it will never be unless it be j
a soulful city; unless Christ shairgov
ern its policies and give his benediction
to '. the municipal union. With his
benediction, those whom he joins to
gether man can never put asunder."
Three large audiences greeted Rev.
Benjamin "Fay Mills of Los AngeJ.es,
who spoke in Golden Gate hall. But
ter street, yesterday. He delivered
three addresses during; the Jay Tand
evening, and especially interesting was
his address en "Emerson, the Prophet-"
In the : evening Rev. Mr.' Mills spoke
on "What the V. T orld Will Never Know:
or. The Eve of a Kew Spiritual Era."
Yesterday was the feast of the im
maculate - conception in Catholic
churches throughout the citj'. At St.
Mary's high mass was ce^brated at 11
o'clock by Father Sullivan, and the
sermon delivered on \ that subject by
Rev. Father Prendergast.
At the Second Unitarian church.
Twentieth and Capp streets, a sermon
was delivered by Rev. Edward F. Dins-,
more of Oakland. He said the only
persons that Chrf?t condemned were
the hypocrites, and so the spirit shown
today, by people at large should be
like that shown by the Savior— the j
forgiving one. !
' The services of the Christian Science
church, Sacramento and Scott streets,
were impressive and were attended in j
large numbers. The subject -of the j
lesson sermon was "God, the Preserver
of Man." and was closed by the read- j
ing of a scientific interpretation of the j
twenty-third Psalm. •
At St. Stephen's .church Rev. Cecil
Marrack preached on the special mis
sions \u25a0which are to be held in the church j
Wednesday. Thursday and Friday even
ings of this week. Rev. J. Wilmer
Gresham of Trinity church, San Jose, j
will deliver the addresses on these oc
casions and will urge the congregation
to particular endeavors for the Christ
mas season. '
The feast of the Hanukah was cele- i
brated yesterday-by the Sabbath school \
of Sherlth Israel temple, corner of
Buchanan and California streets; The 1
children went through the servi<ie ap- !
propriate to the festival, after which
Rabbi Nieto addressed 'them;
In explaining the feast Dr. N'ieto
dwelt upon the heroic deeds of the Mac
cabees and urged his pupils to emulate
their honeaty and porposet of. character.
He said- that iit was a . feast not ;only
peculiar to the Jews but one which
might teach a lesson to all the world.
"These men," he said, "despised
kingly favor and wealth in order that
they might preserve to the world the
faith of the one God. Their, honesty
and probity stands forth luminously
in history, and were our public men of.
today but to imitate their example we
should be spared the strife that has so
worried us here in San Francisco."
V \u25a0 ' — ~~ •"^^^'
Father Fletcher Draws a Lesson j
From the Life of Mary
The pulpit of St. Francis' church, i
where Father Caraher usually ofneiates.j
was : filled last evening by Father j
Fletcher of Sacred Heart church, who
spoke at length on the subject of the j
Immaculate conception. He extolled
Mary, the mother of Christ, as the most j
perfect woman of th.« ages, saying that!
her absolute purity* her blamelessness, I
her freedom from the -slightest shadow j
of sin,, and rendered h«»r worthy to be- j
come; the mother of Christ. --He drew
a parallel between Mary's motherhood
and the human mother. He referred to
the historical Incident when the mother j
of Solomon went to him after he had i
ascended the throne- with her petition
and was answered in these words, "TTiy
desire is thine; for thy face must not
turn from me." -«««J
. "If therefore," the speaker added, i
"any of us asks . for his heart's desire
in the name of Mary, the blessed moth
er, should wenot believe that it will be
granted ?•* Would not our Lord, know-;
ing all that Mary had suffered In wactji
ing her beloved ; son hanging- on tfcfe
cross -for. three : Jonjf hours, \u25a0be very
patient, and merciful toward any one
who breathed a prayer In that name?
All over the land churches. splendM
cathedrals and .wayside shrines .. have
been erected to the glory of that "name.]
In convent cell, in' monasteries far from;
the. haunts of men," in humblest cottaee,j
i n royal : palaces, in roaflsid« . chapels, |
petitions are being wafted heavenward :
ahd^blessings. besought in tha.t-i'xacred \
name of ,Jlary.'< Flowers were placed be- '
neath her altars, candles lighted In her !
honor, and yet all "this" is but the re- i
fleeted glory of the wonderful. son she \u25a0 !
bore, of him who was to \u2666redeem the !
world, whom she- 'nurtured in her!
bosom,, whose "first \u25a0. footsteps
she guided and whom, she loved with a
surpassing love." :\u25a0/-\u25a0
— ! — — m .
In respect-, to. the 'memory of the late
Brother .whose ; funeral takes
place this ' morning, >tf St. : Mary's col
lege. Sacred Heart | college will not hold
its , regular: class sessions , today. j
•Brother: Walter was a member of the j
faculty of Sacred Heart in its pioneer i
days. His genial disposition; nnd his
gr?s t mental attainments endeared him
to the • stud»nt*s- and 'brothers : "aTtkp. ; '* '.I
I Sanborn, Vail i& Go. |
1 Have: jiist received for. Christmas trade the best line of. Popular PricedSß
•Framed Pictures ever_ shown in San Francisco. \ M
\ '.\u25a0>.' y\ r e haveVeverythlng required in the^^ Artists' : Material : trade; in- H
'.\u25a0eluding wood to, burn and Pyrography, Outfits to do -the burning: - \u25a0;\u25a0•\u25a0;\u25a0
| .'Paul DeLongpre>^s Poppy,, Poinsettia/ Rose; and^yiolet"Califor-v^
nia Calenders, -the fmost '"^beautiful :\u25a0: Calendar Jeyef^ published, for 50c B
-each; , >• .^ '•""-*""• "" •'' . S
Fountain Pens,' . Toilet Cases, Leather Goods for. Christmas pFes- B
S \u25a0•'ehts-'-'as usual. ' .".- '. \u25a0 \ \u25a0 \u25a0_'- ~ \u25a0>' H
I Mission St., Between 4th and sth |
ff-zt; After January Ist in our New EuiMing on Mi^-ion- street between: I
\u25a0 rThird and- Fourth. . ' - |
National Committee Issues
Notice of Party Rally
in Chicago
Manner in Which States and
Territories Will Elect
WASHINGTON," Dec. ' S.— * The official
call for the republican national con
vention, to be held in Chicago on June
16 next, was" issued today. It is signed
by Chairman Harry S. New and Secre
tary Elmer ; Dover of. the. republican
national committee. ; Th«\ call, -which Is
addressed "To the Republican Electors
of the United States,", is as follows: v
-In accordance with eWabllshM custom and In
obedience to ". instructions -of., the republican Ln«
: ttaml committee of 19O*,'.the republican national
committed' | now directs' th«t a national conv«n
tioa of delegates repres«ntatlve of to* repob
: Ilcen party be beld in the city of Chicago »n
th«» ; state of r Illinois at - ' 12 o'clock noon oa
Tuesday, tbe sixteenth: day of June. 190S. fop
the purpose ! of .nominating candidates for presi
dent and vire . president. \u25a0 to be voted for_ at the
presidential election Tuesday. November 3. 1008,
ami • for; the , transaction of such other ; business
" a» may properly . come- before It. \u25a0
The republican electors ? of the several states
| and territories. "Mncludliif: : Hawaii. \u25a0 the District
lot Columbia. Ala*'..*. Porto Rico and the Philip
\u25a0 pine Wands, and art other elector*, without rc
! jcard . to the past politics! affiliation.*-.- who be
: Mere In the principles of the republican I party
and "indorse its policies, are cordially In vlted ' to
, unite under tbiv'eall in the election of dele
: gate* f>. said convention.;
Said national convention shall consist of four
delegates at large from each state.- two d*le
i grates for each . representative at lars^" in- con
press, tivo delegates from . eacb congressional
district - *n«T from each of ' tUe territories t)f
Arizona. New Mexico and Hawaii, .two del*-
I pates - from the District of Columbia and two
delegates each from .. Alaska. Porto Rico »nd
the. "Philippine -Islands.
For <"»cb. delegate elected to this convention
an alternate delegate shall be chosen to serve
I in case of the absence of his principal.
The delegates "at- larze" and their alternate*
shall b*» elected by popular state and territorial
• conventions, or which at - least 30 days* aoti~e
.shall have j been pabllsiied in 8 some newspaper
or.neTspapfrs of jreneral circulation in the re
spective state or territory. -
The conirressfonaJ district • delegates shall Be
• Elected . by , conventions \u25a0 called by the. repnb-
I lican congressional committee of each district.
: of which at least 30 days* notice »hall have
been- published Jn some newspaper or newspaper*
of zeueral circulation at this district: provided,
: that in any concessional district : where there
is. no republican congressional committee the
repnblican state committee shall b« substi
: toted for and represent the conirresslonal rnm
; mlttee in issnln^ i said call and making said
! publication, and provided that delegates - both
;fwm the state at large and their alternate*
may be elected In conformity with the laws of
' the state In whicft the election occurs: pwvvided.
| the state committee or any snch conyressional
. committee so direct: but provided farther that
| In no stats shall an election b* so held as to
i prevent tU-» deteeates from any congressional
district, nnd "their alternates b«inff selected by
tiae republican electors of that district.
' Thft ." election of deles»r«s frota the Districi
of Columbia shall be h<"Id Tinder the direction
and supervision of aa elect ion board composed
of Sidney Bf»ber. Fenrj- Cranford and Ireorjje F.
Collins of tfce District of Coluoibta. Tb!g board
shall have »nthnr Jty to . fix the date of said
•lection, subject to prior provisious herein, and
I to arranze all details incidental j thereto, and
[shall provide for a reRlstratton ef the votas
j' cast, sach rejristratlon .to include the name and
i residence o* each Toter. . • \u25a0 . •
The delesates from -the territories of Arisoaa,
> New Mcsioo. Hawaii and from Alaska shall be
j selected In the manner of selecting • delegates
at large from the states «s provided hereia.
The delesrates from Porto Rico . and the j
i Philippine islands shall be, elected in conformity |
I with certain rule* and regulations adopted by j
f this committee, copies »f. wbich are -to" he
[furnished to the committee* ' of the
| r^pobllran psrty \u25a0 In "Porto Bieo- and- the PhUlp
i pin^ -island*.* \u25a0\u25a0 \u25a0'<-\u25a0 -\u25a0"\u25a0.\u25a0\u25a0\u25a0 * *..-..-. . _\u25a0-'-*
-' Alt. delr^tes. shall b» el»ctcd not- earlier than
• ."0 davs after the date of "this call \u25a0 and not
I l*t»r than 30 day? bofore the; date -of the
me»tlnz of the nest natloaal convention.
..The credentials of each .delegate and alter
nate must be forwarded to the secretary of
the- republican national committee at Washing
ton. D. C, at least: 20 days before the date
fixed for the meetins of the convention for use
In making, up ' its temporary :. roll. """-.-,:
In any case where more than the authorized
} number of delegates from any state,, territory
j or delegate district . are reported to the secrp
( tary of the natliraal committee a contest shall
I be deemed to exist aad . the secretary shall notfy
I tbe several delegates so reported and. shall sub
mit all snch credentials and claims to the whole
f committee for decision as to which delegate
| reported shall be qualiSed on the temporary
j roil of th<? convention.
\u25a0 ';*; All notices of contest shall be ', sobaittted In
} writinc, accompanted by printed statement set- 1
i tin? forth the \u25a0 jrronuds of contest, which must"?
i be filed with the secretary of the committee 20
days prior to the meeting of the national con-
Tentlon. HARRt "5. NEW, Chairman.
; ELMER POVER, Secretary.
1 Big Chicago Hall to Be Improved for
[ the Convention
i CHICAGO. D«c. S.— -Delegates to the
[national republican convention -prill .find
j the Coliseum, the big- hall where the
11904 ' gathering : 'of the party vras held,'
I improved and enlarged. Just as soon
| a3 word /was received in Chicago yes
terday-that the national committee had
selected this city for the convention
', engineers and architects were told to
r&o ahead with plans for alterations
which' had been under consideration.
Thcrbig structure will be jremodeled so
as -to seat 13,000 persons^ 3,000 ..more
| than the minimum requirements of the
party leaders.
The ; building is unictue not- only for
its great seating capacity, but' for-Its
lisrht, acoustic - properties and ventila
tion. At the south end of the Coliseum
proper is an annex of two floors, either
of which is large enough to accommo
date all delegates. The upper hall
j of these' two has, galleries under the
j east and -west ends, beneath -whirh are
[rooms which mfty"be."used for commtt
! tec work. . ' \u25a0•.i>$Sgg
: The ordinary^seating-capacity of the
j groat main hair is: 10,000^ ' This can be
I lncr<=ias«>d to 12.000 • withont' overcrowd
ing, hjit present , arrangements leave
too much waste space beneath the
great galleries which encircle the main
floor. It is proposed to utilize this
spac*. by the;- construction of hanging
galleries which will accommodate 8,000
spectators. .. This \will give aT greater
J seating capacity \ than; has been avall
[ableat^any previous national conven
t tlon." "".
The Coliseum is easily accessible to
transportation lines and is witliln walk
ing distance of all the principaKhotels
[in the; downtown district.
; Few such \u25a0; buildings^ have equal . ven
[ tilation '. arrangements. .. Ls>.ke Michigan
j Is . Iesp^thars .four blocks awa jr."; and r the
interior Is coo', on the. hottest days of,
summer. *' It is" ventilated from the
' roof, in which srP: hundreds of -windows
so fashioned tKat thej* may he opened
without letting in noise from. the street.
New York Governor's Boom Fails to
Reach Coinmitteemen
| WASHINGTON. Dec.; S.— What im
j pressed moat of / the members of the
republican national committee daring
their meeting 'here was the .peculiar
atmosphere surrounding the socalled
movement to - nominate Governor
Hughes of New York for the presidency.
The commltteemen had read colomns
aboct Governor Hughes.~ They had been
[ informed that there was stronsr move
t ment in Xew York to \ have the dele
j gates Instructed for him.
! What they, found here were a few
New Yorkers, who were not able to say
whether the governor s even Tranted the
.The ; New York - republCcans in con
gress spoke highly of the governor, bat
could give no intimation whether "he
was a candidate.
Under such conditions the Hushes
boom did i not : make a very deep Im- j
presslon upon the members of the com
mittee. They have gone to their homes
talking about Taft. Cortelyou. Knox,
Foraker. Cannon and even Fairbanks.
Probability That Kansas City Will
. Win • Democratic Convention
WASHIKGTOX.. Dec. B.— Chairman
Taggart :of the democratic committee
arrived tonight to make arrangements
fpr the meeting of the committee. The
committee will meet at the Arling
ton hotel at noon December 12. The
prospect tonight is- that Kansis City
wil be the strongest ' competitor for
the convention.
> Senator Stone and Representative de
Armond of Missouri are doing? mission
ary, work and It is announced by "W. J.
Bryan's friends that be will throw his
influence to. the Mis»ouri town.
Bryan , .'favors a. convention a week
after the j republican convention, which
will make the date June 22 or 25. Tag
gart's friends are said to favor June
2 or 9; but two causes make either
date -improbable. One of these Is the
"Tact,- that is favored by Taggart and
another that congress will probably
not have adjourned that early.
Either Mayor Tom Johnson of Cleve
land or Committeeman Douglas of
Massachusetts possibly will be chair
man to succeed Taggart.
WASHINGTON. Dec.' S.— "Th» selec
tion of Chicago was more a question of
bath tubs than politics." This was the
way President Roosevelt summed up
the question after he had called about
him several newspaper correspondents.
Jherman. Clay 4 Co. occupy this *a.
tlrf buUdlmz. Kearny aad Matter
To Owners of Player Pianos
We have a complete stock of Piano
Player Masic comprising nearly flve
thousand titles. This la beyond
question the most comprehensive
> stock we have ever been fortunate
enough to advertise, and it !s with
pardonable pride that we announce
;the readiness of this Important fea-
ture of our business.
This department is upon the 7th
floor. Demonstrators are .at your
service at all times. Catalogues of
Player Piano music sent free upon
\VA\TED-.\tmM aad addresses
of ow»er* of IMano Player* and
Player Pianos. -«^_
Steiarray and Other Plane*.
Victor Talklajc Xaefclnes.
1835 VJL\ ?fESS. S. F\
Broadway at 13th. OaklaaA.
t)ENVER % f\i I
a i3IV/ruyti\a m
M on the return trip a
I - where you desire ; m
- 8 ... Dining, Parlor Observation— \u25a0 \u25a0. m
';,'§-. • \u25a0' PuUman Sleeping Car Service M \u25a0
/southern pagific/
or the cosditioxs am> affairs o? ts»
XECTICCT. ea ta« Slit <*«y of D«c*asNT. A. t>.
1006. ajsd for t5? y»ir eodlns oa that day. Pnt>-
llsbM pcrsTMat to tj»e Proriviaaa of S*rtJoa «il •
of t5» • Political Cod« 33-t eotnsUed from ta»
usual statra>«>at Ued witlt ttie lesutajee Coa-
Bussicßer of tie State of CallToraij.
Amocnt af . Capital Stocfc. paid cp
la Caaa ..., yt.CQft.fVW.on
Real Estat* «ira'ad'bj Cotapa&j «4<SI.CS.'W
I I^>*a* oe B.'o*!< asd Uortssjces... 630,13C.0i»
Ctib Mark-t V«m- of an dtoeka
; acd Bocds eirned by ' Compasr- - 4,35<vr57.04
Cash la Cnapaay's Of2y» tmJtil
C«*b la BasUs 3».SSSw2S
Preclc-zs is (Ice Come of Collec-
tion /. _T».745^»
Total As£ts rr.gPH55.54
[ Lo»»m adjmted and itaaaM f134.C1W.57
! I>»*?9 ia process of Adjnstsitai
I or ia Scsp«as« . \u25a0 S*S4.TTX2!»
Lf*-t*n r*s!3ted. iaclndlo? «xs«as«s - 17.55C05
Gro«s pmnttKßS oa Fir» Ri»»» rua-
Kis? ose y*ar. or Ins J/5.2-SJ.-
557.22: r»i?atcaac<».-50 per e«at.. 1,©;.593.51
Grass pr«atiltm< on Fint Ri*£s rea-
nias more tttaa oae year. $-4,123 -
714.55: nissoraace &ra nt» 3.159.CC3.4.9
Dee aad to tacaiss da« for Bor-
rowed Moasy 45a000.«>
Totsl IJaallltles M.^«,4iola
INCOME > """\u25a0 "\u25a0\u25a0 ™^" > "
Net casa actsaHj receiTed te~*Tin
prtainmt ' Si 391.033*1
R»*«iT«d fir iat^r^st on 3fo?tga*«* So,3ft>.l»
R«ceiTed from iaterest aad 31*1-
i'zis oa Bow!.*. Stock*. Losas
aad tea ill ett»z aoorc^s...
Re«»iT4d for Rests 14.5A9.M
Borrowed Mooer tC3n.ono.OT
laeomo bn all otarr «ocscea..... 149.51.31
Total laeome W.44«.433J4
EXPE^DTTTTRZS tmmmmmmmmmm
Net - aaxxxnt paM ' for Fir- Lessts
iia?tadtaz SCSS.9COJ» less«s «f
pr»T««xis yeani* 54.345.537.M
DvrMeads to Stoe^solden T0.0C0.00
PaM or allowed for Ccca:>i!« oe
Brobarase an.SQS.ZX
Patd far Salaries. Fee« aad other
caarc^s for ofScers. elerss. of.. 3*».SJI.C4
PaM for Stat». National aad Locai
Uses ." 143.90*54
Borrowed Moa»y 500.000.t0
All ot&er Paymeabi aad Exaeadt-
tnres 343.524.3S
Total Expeaditares «7.B7».tnx<g
Lo6»e» lacarwd dtxriag ta* rnr. . (4,724.in7.57
J Fir» Risks.) Pre»!aßJ«.
Net aosanat of R'«k«; \
writt«a dorlag ta»\ >
year !J538,2^.«t!«7.532.43C.59
Net aaiooat of Risk* [
expir«d daring tae I
year 575.275.W:} 9.431.475.M
Xec antooat la force! !
D>cc3« 31. 150«...{ «88.?S1.205! 7.5».1R.?T
B. R. STOXMAN. Serwtary.
Sabtcrified aad I"*<>K* to be fa re me. ti:» I(XJx
d<j or Jaaoary. 1907.
Sot«ry Pttlfc.
Psclfte U*pmrim+*t:
Geaerml A seat*.
V. E. «l»Bf aad 31 \u25a0 x well H. Tioni^a,
Assistant General Afrnta,
>atioaaJ BalUtas-, Corner S*uu«m« nmd
Saenuseato Sts^
3mm- Fr»a<rl.ic«. CsL
\u0084-IwTitstplgtyoqtoerwcowl ftpcrKlsfia ran
Cwcarrta. I eosaaneod Mtsila. tfto* la«t Ko^S?
*** * a fi t ?? k i two tygaffl*"** ni psi ed s txam-
•wamUti^ag. Taea I eeaanmamht tasni
U>»- wwna a _K. lose sad or«r a taaosaad "nil
worms. Pjtriwa to my takiae Csseant* I i£i -
«so»,I ijjd a t»>»-worsa. I ai v»yi as 4 t lai'J
wS^Btowh. UI TrsakHa Su SjooUn. * X.
3 T^Jr Th«Bow«Is
*s^»f **«*«- ,s«*»a «f O»lJft. »». »c. l»«-y«w
Stexliar Reco-dy Co., Chic*to or K.Y. 594
jii .---\u25a0' l , " '!"' B| Cataesa Tea sad Bera
fiS^SxvMSs^il*;! aanitsrtnra. T«o CUy
f jr**~i \ 1 **~ **a FtssjcJse*. P»-
|'>-Ks^*ffll tt-aia irt n-at»4'w::a
!:Bg££g^§s^B3l v*u * Md *«' 3 **** *« T%
* iSXI J'' —*G I t*eo nu.'.s*jfatty ui«d
B^^gßagHHpH toe or»r 2,000 years hy
BB*>ft^S>** S»5l ffii^oss of Citae»» p»>-
flßdk^^wßSr^a P l *- PS-rmt* (iskaMu
IMatpgya^^^Mnaffja racc*^*tally tmted ij
IfflWi^rVirilllgM' f'Til aerss. Chaw Jajaa is a
F^-flHigSqßlWgr^^ fndsat* of a Ch!iMi>
a«aiaß^ai«aManmaaa«ai medleai eoH?j» wic*#
eredeatials ar» attesSed cj tae Cs&Mse-Aaba*-
•adcr at Wasatartea. Saa Traaciaco a£3ea> basts
Moa., Tees.. W««L, Tears. StoefcSca otizt. UJ
Scab Bsatar *t* — Friday. Sstatday. 3aaia/.
W. T. BESS, Notary Public
At Residence. 14S0 Pass S:re*t, 3»-
tveen 7 p. a. and S p. m. .

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