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rCBLIBUKO KVCKT THOBSDAT -T- tTHILO. D. FISHER -AT- published ur Tin orruMt ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY. OHX DOLLAR A 7 nkwrlWn etui va utr ssd i: rear w nSsariksra It rut ntf "v. VOLUME XXV. FARMINGTON, ST. FRANCOIS CO.. MO., THURSDAY, DEC KMRER 16, 1898. NUMBER 50. arraingt0B timr. fafmniiloii Ttimnm M tty Turn r tlnnDN Wths S'" f Ik kt ! Ml lainil oako lurton t kw-u lev I IV liiiKHant HnnK'ning8 of a Wfc briefly Told. IN Al.Ii PABTSITTIIE rMON All the Latest Srv. ..i tnlerfsi from Washington, from (ho East, the Htm sud tlw South. TIIE LATEST rOlimi DISPATCHES I'IFI 1 -I KTII . ..xwlllss The appointment ( Jubu liar ai i . rrlaiv of . confirmed by '.he Called Stuti. aerate co Ihe 7th The deal ha of ltcprntstrl Xortbwy,of Ohio mill l.ove, of Mississippi, wer an noniicri! si I i lir at i nte adjourned a a mmk ol re peel to thtir mrmoriea. In the hour i lir nntltirkrt railway scalp ing Mil was iair il ana a bill mi in troduced in ira.lni: tin- rrgulr army lo spprostanalelj IM or) meB. Senator V 1 1( introduced a bill in Ibc Vailed Slates senate OB tb Mh for a joint Inquiry Into wnr scandal mid also a bill opposing the appointment of ssualo! on prrridertial commissions. Senator MlleWII introduced a bit! arnrmllig thr existing In In Mr "'1 to voluiiBcr soldier hnmri so a. to ml nit volunteer BSldlera who wer dis abled In thr nar aritk Hpain. Thr nomination of Atsiatant Naval Con timer. it Richard I' Ilnbson to or a naval constructor was received from thr prctidrnt. Twrnty-aix penlon Willi w.-re pasted. Adjourned to thr XJth Is t!.e Lou.r tb argent la.' aWiency bill, to provide for thr support Ol i if lii.iini, mid iiHttti S&tobilok mcnta. una pasted. Adjourned to the t!th Will i:w. Health report, to thr war depart ment from thr commanding oBtcer ahow it "r :i iinj.i mi-inrnt in the hraith of the troopa in ( uba and l'orto Rico. Tn Hnrlii thr I'nltrd tatea and tne Bpiimiii peae nuio.ioocra antlril tin (tins of the trrnlj of pcacr, and the nipning of tin documrnt will con-rlu.Ti- Itir work. Thr lloumanin milrd from ftarannah. Ci.i ear- ii ! tl etiliri Klrat regiment of North arolina lo acrec aa rt of tiie farrlBM of Havana. tSuna ora balag plaaal iy the war deport rat' tit Bloag the coaat from Mnlnr la l lorlda. Advc from Admhml IVwry .how a rotable impiovciiii i t In condition in the Philippine Bad the growth of a totter aplrlt among thaa factlono of Ui nnttrra irhiefc promlaed to flee trouble. The I'rltcil fltnte. war rrw.rU arc to be rrttorrd to thrlr former color aud the "nliltc arnodronM will lie revived. Tlir Hrcnnd lllinola regiment left ft vai.nah. Qa on the tmi.port M M a;an for Marktrmo. uba. I'rdcT teen Ilnvir the Two Hundred aril f e ! e V n yim.r' niim berlng I VO men arrived In Havana. ( t l William ,lciinln?v Mrvan, of the Third Nrbraaha regiment, haa, it la aaid. rraigtied. On thr (ran'port Parama fien. le and ttnff tailed from Savannah, tia., for Cuba. The comnilaiionerf Tned the treaty of pence between the Cnlted Stale, ml Spain In Parla. riiow w ainiTO,. remrt th'i Japan ha offered $900,000 U00 for the rhllipplnew ia aalJ by WaahlaJFiorj mtthoritie to be eu Urrlr vtitlwut foundation. Keen tary Qagl hna derlgnateil ilaj. J. W ( ronhltr of New York, to act at Iin f run. Hi' oflkor at (lenfiiego. Oiba Klgorea of ihe agricultural depart ment place thr IW crop of corn and oata a north fis3,000lo0 more than the rrnp of IWT. At thr agr of SO vrara Geo. f'alixto Garcia, Ihe dKiingulahrd Cuban war rior niul the head of the oommliaion elected bf the Cuban auembly to vlait 1hia country, ilied in Waahiogton of pnrumonia. The preaident. it la a Id contem plate a trip to Cuba and Porto Hieo at an early date. Mra. McKlnley and arvernl mrmber of the cabinet, with . trttl probabl accompany the prraldrut. Jamea K. Taylor, tuperrlalng archi tect of the treasury, aboar la hi an nual report that during the la flaeal year tea public building have been put i.uiler contract and II have been completed aod occupied. in ttrr. At the age of 7fl yeor Henry MoriJ mer Plait died in New York. He eatab Hahed In New York city the flrat gold and allver refinery in the CnitcJ Statea Ily an explosion in the Irupont pow der work at Wilmington. Del., three men wet: killed and eight injnred, three fatElly. la butlneaa cirelea tUrouglMnit the onntry increased ocrtvity ts reported. In vrrecka on the Clarion Hlwrr rail road near Portland MHIa. Pa., three pc-raen were killed and three wounded. In New York Charle. Vt. Mllktr, of Chicago, won the aix-day bicycle race, making t.007 mile On tha laat day Miller was mn cried In the rink to Miaa Otaaeieve Hanaon. The buraling of a water pine Is Hrooklyn, N. Y.. daitiaged property ifl the extent of tl.noo.ooo. Near (iovernor'a Ialan.1, V. Y, the battlrxhip Maaaacbnartta grounded ad wai badly damaged. Joaepb Mohictt ou h! arUttrd her mol her and ThumaV innewere burned to death In a tire In a flat building In Uroollyw, K. T. T.T ASB aOt'TH. Koward Borbrand, of Waokeaha, at.d KK'hola. nit. Of MiBOfaj Point, name atate, were killed by ihe necklentnt dlachirg of their gun while hunting. Tor deratkfllng a bank Karl Danker, known oil ajaar the eoontry a tha priooe of forget, vcan wwleoced to even year In ptiaon. at Ban Qoentlr. CM. In the jai! at Norfolk, V,. John Art drtwen. the murderer of Hate Baun 3ev, of the achooscr Olive Pevker, wa eaceulcd. At the age of SS yeara aatMe) AeKee. At CourtUind. TV, Jordan WaM (cob ivintm: ttrd a criminal as Mra. Lucy llnwdrn. snaged lady, bunged Perrle Ponder, thr 10-jesr-old bob of K. E. Tondrr, committed aoirida in Jxvu im (hi. rather than taka a whipping from hi father. John William Shnwallrr, Judge of the Reventh J'tdiclal dlatrin of lha Called Blatra circuit court, died In Chicago, aged 54 ytar. l.ulu Johnson, of Pond Creek, O. T-, la in jail add nil! lie tried on the charge f potionlng brr altth buaband at Law rruor, Kan. Theodore N. Morrlnon, paitor of the rpiphanr Kpiaropui cliurtb in Chirago. haa accrptel ihe oRIre of biahop of Iowa. Negrort In Kamaa ar puahlng a moretnrnt for Ihe deportation of 2.000, 000 nrgroe to Cuba, l'orto lUeo. Hawaii and Afrloa. William irtrblaga killed John Hunt and wMtMkl Thomai Haywood at Fret Boll. Mich., and then took bla own life He wai laaane. untrue ixTKIXMgMOa The .learner London ian a loai ai ten while cn route from iloaton to London, and C.1. Im &nd -'; of th erew ieriahed. The rier Neva Inundated the lowet qtaartera of the city of Pt. Peteretmrg Uuaaia, cauatng great oa of properly and Uvea Tranavaal triKipa have commit tec wlioleaale iKitt-l . riea of women and children and ui. armed native In th campaign agaln.1 the rebel chlel Mpefu In South Africa. Thr death of William ttlack, one e me uio.1 proline wrtirr. OH m-t"h,uc tr.rrrd In Ixindon, aged 17 year. LTKtl XKWB. Tn tin- aenate, on the I'th. the two aaaliatia ul Irrrltorlal .!. wud the coiiNtriictiou of the Nicaragua rnnni occnpiitt tne iK.iy during lite pieuter iart of tb- nen.ion . . . . In the MBa BBMl of the day was devutrd to Di.trict of Columbia bti.iuc. The bill to reticle AiiM-rii an urimnn waa lukru up, but lo. i In ii. WU UCl-um- plinhed. The I niteil Kin t ieace conunia- . . f -M .... - . . ,. - . . , t. liulK-ia im miii nir m ,n,,,,, ,, evening of Ihe U'lh. lit the Hotel CoBV tinefilul. to the I iiil. il Stnti'aambu.iui dor The lianquetlng riKHn waa fra tooned gflaK with Auo rimr. Ilg I he compuiiv loaaletl Pre.i.li nt Mt-Kinley. vo. 1... ..'..r Porter and the I'mted State. H-ace coinminaioneni. Mnj lien Mile, nppenrnl bafuf, lha lit. ii. committee on military nffuira, on the Iflflki for a lieariug relative to the tiroxisi-i reorganization and In creu.e of the army. He aajg the new dutie. ii.HiinievI liy the government, aermeil to make an IticrenM', within boiiuiN. neecMuiry. Mi t nlixto I in ret, the wife of thr Cuban i'i iii-nil who dleil.nn the llttV in Wa.hinglou. waa unable to atteml her hiiMtinnd. funeral on the Lltii. Her daughter, .Mercedes w ho i. quite ill at Thoiiia.iille, !.. wa. not m well, and Mr ( ui n la ilrcidci! to remain with her. On the U'lh Herrrtnr.v tiger dreig nated (irn. Ludlow act aa orat mill tary governor of Havana city wrlth full power, to deal with local ipieatlona ticn. ' ireene will remain at llnvniiu un til relieved by Gen. Ludlow, mid then come home to lie retired. licit. I-e .nid iM-fore leaving Suvnu nah. tin on the ISth. that he did not exiect to formajly enter Havana be fore January I. when he will enter Willi the troop uud take po..e.Hioii of the Culwii capital in the name of the I nited State. "The aggregate value of the oll product, of Im. n for thi. year are not Ira than r.T..(Hio,ooo." aaya Director Poge of the Iowa weather and crop arrvler in hi. annual rriiort ia.urd on thr Uth. While ( apt -(ien. Caatcllano wa. in hi bedroom in Havana, on thr 1 1th, the roof fell in and wounded him on both ahoulders. the hreaat and face. Hla orderly wa. nlao wounded in the face The text of Ihe peace treaty will be publlahiil in Madrid in a red book be fore the opening of the corte MINOR NEWS ITEMS. Prof. Kitridge. of Harvard, ia .aid to lie the oulr man living who can read Lllot'i iudlan Dlblr. At a charily bazar al Cleveland a doll made by Mrs. McKlnley. wife of the president, aold for $!. The will of the late Charles P. Wilder, of Wellealey Hills. Msaa , bequeatbi HOI.000 to Mount Ho! joke college. The I'rcncb vintage of IMM is official ly estimated at 12.7U.000 hectoliter, which is M.OOC hectoliters below the vintage of last year. The thnrtage in the Cnllfomia wine crop of lbTSaml Ihe fairly good demand that h existed during the past year have reaulted In advancing prices. A akuse bat been issued by the Hus sion minister of education, Mr. Bogv lerow, forblddiog the wearing of cor set a in auy educational institution. The mystery surrounding the gift of ftSO.flOO to the University of New York, hat been cleared up by the dis covery that Delrn Gould was thodooor. Dr. J. J. Walter, pastor of tha Cen tenary Methodist church, of Portland, Ore. hr.a been appointed in las ion ry in charge of all Methodist work iu Alaska. James H. SoutbaJl, convicted of deal ings in fraudulent government time cheeks, waa sentenced in St. Paul lo state's prison for ton years at hard la bor. Benjamin ft. Lear It first sergeant of company C, rirst Colorado infantry, bow stationed al Manila. Hla father, Benjamin K. Lear, is a private In tha same company. ti. Cosutastla, a young Jcrcnchman of 19. who lives in Paris, ia eight feet tail and probably bigger than any oth er mac who baa ever lived. He is per fectly proportioned. The government of irajrua, at a result of the rjllsw-e of the republic of Central America, ha eslaMished a decree declaring Nicaragua to be on In dependent sovereign state. Howard Gould will not be called open lo sacrifice any part of Ma fortune n a result of hla recent marriage la Miss Katharine Cknmm. The ruber Gould heirs decline to profit by his disregard of hit father's wishes. President W M. New -, aft lie Laka as Mseatgan Southern ItsJlroad has placed an order with the) Ju.-ono!l workt of " -' MISSOURI STATE HEWS. jmiou siau". Osaxasasf it What will undoubtedly nrjre ta bo n double killing wo committed t: a country church two mile out from Misouri City, Clay county. Mi Delia Clevenger waa aot ,1. wwirtally wounded, ami her e.cort lo u religious meeting, George Allen, wa. instantly killed. The slayer waa Krneat Caven ger, roil. in lo Mi.. Oeveiiger. The shooting occurred at chsflt-b, and from liehind, the assassin being jeal ous and probably drunk. He was cap tured nnd Jailed I..I-,, l la H. i I II. Klingley, a welt-to-do farmer. tet tlflel la-fore the grand Jury at Mary vlllr that he had iKiugbt whi.ky of Albert t aiu. a druggist clerk, at Itav enwooil. When the raise came np for trial in the circuit court fttuigley tra tifir.i that be did not buy any whisky, but bought tobacco and hulr dya. Judge Anthony ordered Ktinglry un der unreal, and directed the .lieriff to In. i. I a aperial grand jury to invea- tigate Ktlngley'a conduct. Totad Ike M.rk.l. Jutnca C. Knoruu. of Plruaaut UI1L topped thr rattle market in Kama City, the other day. with 46 .leers, whirh averaged 1..MI pound., and Bold at$s.40irrhundrel. Theywerefed by Mr. Knoqip 12 month and gained about 700 sounda on the average. There were ooiu, yearling steer. In the bunch which tended to reduce lit. average weight. They were grade Missouri ahort-boma Bad not strictly pvlnir. farajn Pnat al gsnnsBi A hnntliig party composed of prom inent 8t. Loins and Kanaaa City men arrived in Springfield thr other even Ina from a two week.' nutiiuy ut the I. Hums game preserve in Taney coun ty. They killml n lnc-- f wbiel. ll.ew rlulm wn the ln-i ever killed in Mia souri. Tiu-y also killed buck and much .mall game. A .i.llni rider'. Bad Dall. Presiding Elder K. L. Joslyn, of the f 'liileil llrethr-n rhurrh, whose home waa In Trenton, while al Adrain buld- i. .. -i . ........... .i i ... --- -i .- rr Bsssxssn n drug .tore, from neuralgia of the henrt. Klib-r Joslyn hud been known throughout Western Missouri in hi. luiiilatrrial work for a quarter of a century. A Vletoaa II A I Use. CMM. While the children of James Calvin, of near (ieorgctown Petti iniinty, were attempting to drive a Ixnir from the yiml, tin- nuiiiiat attacked the elde.t hjaj and with hi tn.k. tore the flesh from the lame almost to the knee. Nctghlpor drove the bog awny, otherwise the boy would have bees killed I, im. ahlpplan 1 M aspired. Attorney-General Crow, in an offi cial opii.ion. hold, thnt the gnme .hip ping law ha. expired, the art of ' -" ' prohibiting for five years the shipping of game from any Mlaaourl county In which it was killed or from the slate. Male Hunted I. Dwlb. fire broke out iu Ibe hroomrark of T. A. Hollars, in Warrmalmrg. The flame, spread quickly so the mule pen. of Stone A llurtoii, ami to Htoekton's fiill. T" igli! muler. were burnrd to death, anil the uii'l waa destroyed. t apl. W . T. Ur- ( apt. W. T. Days, aged do. died at bia home in Macon, after a brief ill ness. He .crvrd four years in the war on the I'nion side, alajfla which time he ha. lien actively engaged In business at Marco aod Maryvllbv lllg rtr. .1 ft.v.ds. The livery barn of Creel Atkinson, tn Nevuds, was destroyed by tire There were 21 head of horses burned ami about 4h vehicle, lost. The Ne vada Machine Co.. also lost It entire plant. S.olk.r rnsx Vlellw. George landen, while returning from n bunting trip, got hi foot fat. ened In a frog of thr Missouri fnclrlc railroad, in South St. Joseph, and waa killed before he could extricate him self. For n At!ad Wadd llrl. Mita Hildrrgard PopM-. a formet school -teacher of Iturltngton. In., ha. Itegnn a breach of promise suit for . 000 agalnat F. T Mills, a wealthy bachelor of Hprtngflrld. ltd Warmly I omsnvuUe,! Upon Cirrtiii Judge Wood's retire ment al Warrensbiirg. the bar a.sn elation and county official, adopted resolution, warmly comiueudtng his ailministratlon. NiM Mlsanurl-. Omtwl Prodsel. The value of the lead and zinc out pot of thr Joplln district for lit will exceed sT.000,000. And Ml.souri count this as not the greatest of her prod uct. nj Baevsd I Gordon Taylor, who served a a telegraph opemtor in the signal sere ina eorpa In Porto Kioo, died of con sumption at Kedalla. aged I. stMM sir IXsteetlvw. Detect I ce George Bryant shot aud fatally wnnndad John Hnaaell. a 14-ycar-otd negro thief, ai Kan. x City, who was trying lo escape AceMewksOr las Hlaaself. While cleaning a gun the daughter of Martin Holbert, near MamhHrh, accidentally shot herself. One ride Of her face was biowo ,.ny, i I.U4 Oka Ivsua Orishtag SVkkskr. Kddte J. Hull, aged four years, son of Herman Is. Hull, a St. Louts motor man. dieii in the city hospital, having drank a pint of whisky. rasas Hr Stalker tnV Mrs Francis Davis, aged 50, wag found dead in bed at fsedatia. by her daughter, who bad slept with bar parent daring the night. fifV0w)Vvww4 11 Ml Hit IWi fttt - Gov. Stephen ha appointed Mrs, Otesaner Itrady circuit clerk of Ver non county to succeed her husband, H. C Drady, decsaard. W Owe. a gsfdaJhi etalma the honor of lag had Grant (Htkwt. Ow catUe pilla ger of Kansas, who recently decmpe as a resident. mm taw otlia d IsnowW bar Ibjaaiinil BU wa Oval ftflfta wfaVsavatr BaB9VHVaVfPpa aatv. Kf4h AetsevM. I TREATY IS m The War with Spain Officially Brought to a Close by the Peace Commissioners. THE CLOSE WAS A SHEME FOR A PAINTER. Tk. tsxaaml v kl(d al I II r- a Ik. Mlgkl uf Ik. lOtb tl Consist, of ktHUH Arlsrln. Mklt 7.5o Ws,rd Th Hts.ii','. wars Badly Ii.prwed gta lb riust Antes. 1-aris, Dec. It There were two joint arsatons i i the peace inniiiite siona Saturday, one lartlng from 1:30 p. m., to gill p. in., and the other op ning at 7 p. m. Thr h:ng session in Ihr uftermHiu and the sub sequent rrre.s were due only to the fuel that each article of the treaty bad to lie carefully rend and compared in Spanish and Kngllah. and lo the fact l,nl llie eugr.lr "I I be '' siellcle iu snib wa. ineompletc During the wait the commissioner were pho tographed Thr trralv wa riguetl at - Ii p n. a st i:ni: fok a painting. The signing of the triaty would have nffonleil a subject for a gr.-ut historic pclntl.'y;. Thr rrtrajs gathered aiiout the table In'the stately chamber of the lon-ign ufbci was imprrssivr in itself, while the (act thai the wuse of the momeiilitti.iseM, of Ihe issue, which tin act decided wii. ileeply felt by ail the Mirticipnt gave un inipreiuiiva and solemn tone to the scene, round tbi great mahogany table Mil the ten arbiter, of the destinies of an old uud a young nation, llaugrd. standing be hind them, were iiunverott. uttnehes of the American eommi'udon. The Jeta from the crystal chandeliers nliove Ihe heads of I ho..- present inngiiifled the brilllnnt green ami scarlet of the iijs, hol.lcriiqr iu their gauilinew There wa. the attraction of a contrast be tween the black clothed actors and tbe scenery. To the Amerirnn. It waa a happy ending of the epilogue of war; for tak. Spaniards it was ptuiuh it bitter trage dy, none the less tiufut liecaii.- long foreseen. They sat silently, ss tlu-ui'li almost crushed, ami none could with hold sympathy for Scour Monlero Itio. the pre.itient of the Sianlsbcom misslnii. who, coming from his lied, wa bundled in a great m. mint, though logs were burning Iu the fire place near by. Tin- spirits of the two l.alies mm eytnl.ilini! by the clothe, worn by the nutiilira of the commis alon, for the American, went attinil Iti evening dr.'Mi fm lite ilititter given them Inimeiliatety after Ibe uieeting by the Due d'lxiulait. and the Spun la rrls won black fna?k coots. Although the commission, met at 3: oVInrk, exper-tlng Iu finish their work in half un hour, the engrossing of the treaty on ..n,-in ,:j,t was found to be no troubiemime that It dels v J th signing of the document until (:30 n'ekxth. Clerk Martin, of the American commission, worked nil day without even sloppinir to cut. Wb,-n he cunie into lb- ehuoilvcr nt 7-10 with the document he found Ihe com missioners waiting. The Spanish copy had arrived a half hour earlier. OliDKIt OF KIGNATl IIIIS. Mr. Arthur Ferguson then pntreed ed to rend first the Kuglih. Bnal after that the Kwnlh, version of tbe tiraty. Tbl" finished, two copies were passed around the table, the rnmmiaakiners signing them In the order of their tank William It. Day, Senator Cu.bman K. Dnvis. Seimtor William P. Frye, Whltrlaw Heiil and Senator George Grav ; Scnor Monlero lllo.. Scnor Abarsiisa. Senor Gnrnlea, Kenor Vlllaorutiu and Gen. Cerero y rlaous, each com mission aigcing ita oiHinent's trenty. Ikitb were tied with the Spanieli and American col ora. When thr seals were nttixed. at tendants were sent scurrying for rib bon, of the French tri-color, with which the durutucut were aralcd. la cninpllnirnt to the French host of tbe commission Many official Interested nntrhnd every detail of thr proceeding. The laat oral being Impressed, the coin, mlssiuner rose, and, without formali ty, each member shook the hand of all hi- antagonists, ami cacti gave as surance of sincere personal esteem. The Spaniards afterward comment ed acridly unii what thoy termed th Sail tante of the American in muster ing crowd of attaches to gloat over the eoiisiimtiiatlon of their downfall and to s raiublr for relics. 'I lie signing was finished nt H;4. At that tin- the door of Ihr chamber opened.aud Keuor Villaurutia appeared and exclaimed to a group of exirre apondent who were waiting in tb corridor: "C'Bit Finl." Tbe other members of the (Spanish commission followed Kenor Yillnurutia and pwwctl silently through Ihe vealibiile to their waiting carriage. The AaBOrlsBW MB mission Htmllcd out, rbattrd cumpla eently. and as the desornded the ateps tbe lights in the chamber darkened. nt.k... to Laare Baa rr.nelw f,,r Koag (Ksmsskw t. Washington, Dec 11. Navul Con tructor Hobxon bus been at the de partment in connection with orders to proceed to Hon Kotur, lo aupert ise tbe reconstruct inr. of thr cruiser IMn Juan De Austria, Isl D Cuba nnd isla Dr Lwaon He desired a abort hvare. hart the dc pan tsicnt wa. com pelled to refuse that request because bf the m. lastly of getting him to Hong Kong a soon aa praadblc. Mr. Bofaaoa will sail on the steamer leaving Kan. Francisco on December St, so h will mid l.ririatnta nt .. Tat rttT atfwaknate .,.. aa stats. stw vl Ita Qilaa, I rvntrm. N, J. Dsn. It. Ut option secured by a syndicate of oapjtajtMa on s large autuber o( general wars Im Ilk, United States, notable erf East Us rpoot. a. sad Tren- ba-eu ssTmaVd to Aprtl L ami expect within few that ts b- tbd tall, i YfBjvBB aWUK HawBpVBfe ee-s. is tetfwd awljigain may Mag law FIFTY-YEARS EXTENSION. Tk. rtakt la l-fcbstaw Jiv.r Ik. (irsatiag al a Hew Cksrt.r to Ik lr..l CWr .. ( hicago. Dec. IJ. The .inliiisnre ex tendiug Ihe franchise of tbe Chicago Street car ciiniuinics fur Ml year, cam rm In the cll.v coiinci, lal night, and was n-ferred to the coincit eomuiittst on ruilnoads. On ulj vote, touching lie ordinance thr friend, of the meas ure were a strong minority, and unless they ran mustri much greater strength tl-ere Is no probability thai they will ever la- abb- lo pa It over Ihe veto of Mayor Harrison. Waa taut Kaeltsateai Arsvasd I lie tlir II. U. Contrary lo general rxpevtatintia then- was llttlv excite me tit around the city hall, and although the council chamlier was parked to suffocation, aud a crowd tilled the outride corri dor, the mini Im r of people prraent was but little larger than usual Tb erased, wa. however, against the (ranch!- prnporitiim " B man, ami made no pretense of keeping il estaviclloiii secret. Adherents to the franchise were openly hissed wh-n they at- telUiel In gklli H r.,..: oil tllcll urr. and loud yell, grei-ted the an iluiincetuelit of il vole by which the Ordinance was referred. Ilen.it Ik. Spirit Bf th. Cts.lt Mderiuait M. inertiv made u sra-eeh to a certain extent defying the spirit shown by the giiilerira, and from '.hat time to tne attjonrnnteni he wa. the object of uuiuemti. remarks from the outnhtrr.. main of them brine warmly personal. The crowd, however, wa g:ssi! irr'Wt?! and tfcrrc rrrrr ao rirm un,rations. The railroad com mil less, which now ha. the onllnnnre in charge, in coin posed of I I mcnibrr.. II of whom lest night voted a. friends of franchise ex tension. to !' t th. frsaehu fjaaajasja, Ahlemmn Wnl.h w. first iu bring Ing up the franchise qu, .tion. II- in ti rrupted the regularorib r of businea It, the council with u motion that the vote of the last session, committing the fraiichbse extension ordinances to thr jolr.l committee on streets ami nl hy. west, north anil south, be rrron siderrd. Hr was ruled out of order on the ground that the rule, hud not Item susM-mcd and (he regulnr ordrr of buslnrs. .billlhl obtain. Some routine matter, were soon put out of the way. and Alderman Malthy, a strong op.inent of the extension of the franchises, juinprtl up with a mo tion tha' no ordinance whatever, ex tending existing at err t railway frnn-rhisc- .bull Is- fotsHrd uml ttiut no pro sisals to that end .hull Im entertained until the orllcd Allen law shall hnvr bi cn reienled. Th. right n In Karaak This brought on tin tight ir earnest and in a sei-ond balf a ibtxeu alilrrnu n were on their feet, .hooting ami ges ticulating frantic effort, for reeogni lion by the mayor. He gave Mie Hoor to Alderman Walsh, who bad .,i. in duced th Nr.! franchise motion of the evening. Mdermatt Walsh asked Al ibnusti Maltlry lo withdraw ht-i mo tion temporarily as In w ished to intro duce a resolution providing that the vote by which the ordinance granting an extension of f roiicbo-- totbe .tre-t rar companies of thr city of Chicago be reconsidered. Aliln-a.su Wslsh. Wo I Ion tlatore tk. AMennsn Mnitbt withdrew his ren lution. awl the iitotiuii of Ablcrnian Walsh was before the house. "1 move It In- laid on thr table." shouted Alderman O'Hrien, who is a illiuipioii of the -ar companirs. Tlic motion was lost by u Bj of ill to S7. The vote for a . i. i.i tion wns then carried by :i7 to JU This ivus the first test of strength, ami the foe of the extension wen in high glee. tt.r.md I th Maalrlawl CsaaaaltlM a K.l!rn.db Immediately after Ihe tai.sagc of Mdrniutii Walsh's BSOthan to reeontid r. Mayor Harris. ... r ferret) the ordi- la nee tu the muuicitai coinmitlee on tnilroad.. Debate then followed upon the mo tion of Alderman Mali In shutting off passage of any onlioam-e looking to the extension of local street ear fran hlses "until fter the repeal of tbe Allen law." Alderman Maltby moved a sukHn don of tbe rules to permit the consid eration of hi. motion, hot wan de feated. A HEAVY DEAL IN TOBACCO. Th. Sleek ol Ike Bu.efcweU Darhsss to. Hold for Tea sad ll.lt Mills.. Usalkar.. New York. Dee. 13. T. A. H. Wlde oer, Thomas Doluu anil W L. Klkina, of Ihe MetroK.!itan Traction Co., re el red word last night that a heavy deal in tobeccu. in which they art- lit tereated. had tieen itinitm1rd at Philadelphia. Ily this transaction the I'nion Toba.-eo Co. secured thr eutir etdtal stock of the Bhtckwcll Durham Cn. for the sum of g3.MO.0fl0. The money w. jaild over and the stock was deposited vrltb an express company In I'hllndelphi for nhip ment to tbi. city this morning. It will probably be deposited with the I'nion Trust Co. Th. Kld.r la tk c.a Nlerel Tiwu- .-si -rata us New Tork, Dee. !.".. The wiuoing t4ders of lout week's bkryele nice were dild oft yemterday In the Hotel liar tt.oldi. this rlly. M'ller. th winner, received gl.TRO-. gl.aov a first prire and ) extra for beating the record. The other prlw winner are: Waller, croud. SI. won, IVrre. third. ttWO: Al bert, fourth 400; Orimm. gfth, gSOO; Iawsvtu, sixth, tsnn; Aronnon. seeeuth, tIM; Nwu. eighth, tttlv All the riders who did not finish or who titashed butt did not make 1,SM mllejv, m eieni 90 each. PhluMsyMs. Dec. u. Kobert P Porter, .pettal lasslai Ictm r of the preaident, who has been In uba sev ersl months Slaking' inquiry Into the commercial and maneiety ctynrfftlop of the ktaasatt, WeDaxl haare artcTrwny em tha rixawrr Mtnitd aatnanatu. fraaai Port Anronio. O.sjtnlaSl ntf Part inv. .tlallon wM wmAW with tw lo tSTth resenlly-ltb-rale fsetysvi. tfs m fo jtesfls. 1 sasWfsrBVaBBtr. WHY Mij Otn Ifeitoc A. Miles Appeari Before tbe House Military Affairs Committee. PRESENT ESTABLISHMENT INADEQUATE, II hi Meevusrr Haw la Out.ld.r Italk Obi MUll.rjt lt'qatr.s.t. si lias.. s Hi-,la Use Mw lusi.l.r Upd.sesi. Abroad W. '. Not tt.il Uan ll.i rrassll.ra llieil.4. Washington. Dec. II, Mj.-Gea. Mile, appeaieil tvefore the house com mitt tsn military affairs for a hear ing relative to tbr proposed reorgani sation nnd I acres or ut th - army. TWO IIILI-S AUK PENDING. Two bills for tbi. purMie are pend ing, urn- drawn by Gen Mile and in trtaluced in the senate as the Haw ley bill, and another Introduced In the house by Chairman Hull, of thr mill tsrv committee. At the ontet Gen Mil"s atlilee- .ed blinM-lf to the general nerd of Increasing the rmj withoui reference to either WII. He Mid be had 1. 1 ways fnv.reil the establishment ut a lived stands rd. for the army. The rierienre of the last trar, he aaid. Lad demonstrated that our prearitt milltury establishment was inadequati to maintain our position s a first clus. .wer. NKt t:.v-i: i tINrtlDKIl ATIONS. It was necessary now o ronsidei beith our military rrquirrnwnt at home, and those tn our nrr. Iniulai dcrndencic nbriHid. and also the ruuiitly-incrrii.iiig flemnml. ina.b by otli -earua.i itiriiitt-MiitHi.. Tie- anttSI Us fni a coliqileteil. retplireil some s. twtterie. ot nrtiiirrr. ami when the en lire iiirresr in eivnr.t ilefen.es wbi completed .tt.'. batteries would Isr re quired. 'I he war w ith Ssxlu had abowt pretty clenrlv how many men wouhi lie required. Gen. Mile, said: The wst had required S-'.OOO men for actual field iqierntiun. nt various point. (II Ik-MM. S IS !.., w.nl tn XlMnil. SO . turn to Cuba uml lU.'HXI to Porto Kieo Tbe.e were men actuallv In the pre. eitce of the hostile enemy. Since thei then hail BBSS reinforcements for gr riein Baal other ptirpo.es. nl II I liliM IKI! STItlPPKD. Al the same time the general point ed out the neccities al home must pot Is- iivcrli.ikeit-. the entire fntntiel bad lieen s(ripHd of triaqi. In the latt war, i.tul complaint. Were ruining it that tbr Htr. families BJbI pntierty ot IhoM- along Ibc frontier were jcostr dieil In this condlf'on. In Kirtleiili Il ere were fear- of an ontbri uk in tin Sioux country, because in the alMi-nct o- trvNips. t was not ile.irublc. there fore, so to vvltbdrnw our forces from the frontier a. to leave them defeniar less or to Invite illsnrtlei GKN. MILKS' Hi ' iM l KNDATIONS 'I he- con.lilernttons, ...i.l tien Mibn. hud led bint to recommend a standard of one soldier for l,is) popu bitioo at home, with native troop, on ti luisi. of two native soldiers for rvery t.oon popuiation. !3A1LEDAWAY FOR CUBA. lira, ritthngh I, dad tk. astialh Arm SBB StaS s , nn Ik. I'.a.M. s.tid.r. lor ('ah. Savannah, tin.. Dec. IX Gen. Fit hugh las-, commanding the Seventh nriny cor)!., left for Cuha, Sunday uf terriHtn. alssirtl the trnRMrt Panama. DeHblc. tien. la-e there were the .tuff offirrr. of rorp.. BSJ alsml fifty en listed men, who were rmplovrd by the rorp headquarters as rierk. copy ist, couriers, etc. Thirteen colored servants went along, and there wa. u enormous amount tit laiggage. both ronal and I. -longing to heudquar ter. The Panama will land ut Marlanuu vvlu te the ramp of the Keventh army corp. will be situated, anil lien. Id- will estsbllsh iH-ndqiiarters immetii utely after his arrival. Thr Paniiiun Is exiecteil lo arrive al Marin nun Weilnesdnv. if the ship meets with no mishaps. Geo. Lc' said tst-fore leav ing that he did not expect lo formally enter Ha vana liefore January I. when he will enter with (he troop and take por ..I i... c..u- cepil in the of the l ulled State. TO RELIEVE THE VOLUNTEERS. ltir Troop, lo k. rrwrdd to Ma nil. to tk. Ik. I'larH f Ihe Vtsasttan. Waahinglun, Dee. U. The war de partment his begun in -a meet the re lief of the volunteer troops now sta tioned nt Mu'iila by regular. Thb iiftemoim Srrreiary Alger signed at onb-r ilevlgtuitiug for Ibis purpose six regiment, of Cnlted state infantry out of right held in reserve (ot service In .ub-vrupkeal countries TV regiment, are the Twentieth nt Fort Leavenworth. K... tin Third, at Fort Rnelllng. Minn.; the Twelfth, nt Jefferson liar rarks. Mn., and Part Riley. Kb.: the ht veiiteetith, t Columbus llarrack. ).; the Fourth, t Fort Hheriituti, Chicago, and the T went '-second, at Fort (rook Nelv Sow r o Hwsdbttv Vloro, I .Lily loj.re.1 Hon l-'ranciaro, Dec. 13. W. P. Fnl kenberg. sou of thr byte Ilnron Kal kenborg, who tor tt6 years ami gwedtst ami Vorvreghtn roosnl to Quebec. wi sevetelv nnd perhaps fatally Injureti -a bil, ii.si;liig Home laborer to mora n safe. In si ti af aa od Sleoaohooi Moo PH'isburgh, Pa.. lire. Ilk Cant ftiinpepn Homei-, prominent coal and river man, knar - . -m nttaburgh ti Mew Orleans. oShTtare. TtvsaaSaed vest g y arr old nad waa s stasayotst mac far 00 yntr Himmm$& AHttH&mi' JCbbbbm City, Mow, Dsn. ta. Two gtsuul, Sunday night, stota the body of a colored girt from Ha grave is Vtoedlawn cemetery, Rsnasa Ot. I Kna . dispooed of tbe body for tat) at the rnWerrtty medical ooikrsgc rm thb I side, were trreated and the body r I i-ovrred by thr notice within two hour" ttass. 1 bBMbV. mlmmmm wfmJmiP 1 Madrid, tanf, 11-Th test of the treaty of (sange wlU b pttblLbad tn reel poo snore i nc vanentng tot taw BLOODY RIOT IN HAVANA ' TWO Cakaa Blll.d sad rstallt Woutoled 1 s Blow with p. S.k liaVsr. Havana. Dei l.t After the new. ot fien. tlarcls'. death prrd through llavaiut raiiy Sunday rvrning tbe Cu bans wished to hnvr all the places of amusement closed. They succeeded in closing two places frequented by Lil lian., but the management of the tair.vn theater, where there were many Spuulsh offlcrrr. among the audience, re'tisi-vl lo cliusr the bouse. Tbere- . upon Allcgretie. it former rnptuin of Insurgent- got Into an excited urgu- 1 n,nl Mill, : 1. tn ...,-r .if f ha theater. ami Allegrrtte wa. em-orled to thr .Idewalk by the police on duty. There Allegrelte natered into a heated dls ruuuon with a Spanish ofbi-er. who struck him across the face with the flat nt his sword Then tin-re SBJBJ u eollt.ioll Is tun-li the Culsin. anil the Smnish military men. more blnw were struck on both .Ides, ami many terson. from Ihr rafrs awl park rheernl for Ssln. and brought crowd of jsopli tn the .it from sdjocent Streets aud square. Suddenly a .hot wa. find, whether by Cuban or by Stuiiird. Inten tionally or accidentally, can not he I tutlil. and thr C, ilmns retreat-!! into i the Hotel Ingleterrn. More shot, were 1 Bred m Isnlh idr. and nur Tlxet. French citixeu l.iru in Havana, waa ! .hot and seriously wounded while ait - ting nt a table. Mure ahot- were fired. nnd i iiIim.h rim through the hotel of fice and nmtle their way up stnlr. Jt-ll Si.ddongo, f'lltstlt. fell woumleil on the .iajn. ami .noiitet wtuiut,-. man broke into the room i.-cnpled by Lieut, r'itbogh lee. .on of the famous general, ami the former consul general . lire iletticntliiK. orsitei-lboi lien. Greene nnd several mriiilier. of kl. .loW ,. I... I.,,, I h,i.s ,,,,, n, !u I - rouv watching the crowd, heard the uproar in the hotel and went into the corridor. Xixm the Spsnlsh officer .aw lieu, drecne. who was in uniform. b-y siopps-tl the puruit of the Cu twins. BBluteil anil retireil In the UH-antiine. Knstnqulo lmu. hd been fatally wi.nndeil in the treet ami Pedro Pies nnd Sennr .lirniner hail lieen killed Shortly afterward, the Sfiani.lt guards on duty .-warmed In from the neighlnring streets, and order wa. restored. DO NOT HARMONIZE. t-mpmror Wl1ltm't -Tmwtit with lhf CM- I'i 1 ' It . lit' : IVllHtlalU atttll tbr tf rr.trf Im th Army. ItrrHn, O".- It, !uriiur thr conn.' mi thr l- I .it un furripn utTnlrr. iu tlir rrirli-tus v-trrilov gfHft Kirhtrr. the 1mTiu:ii ntlMw.l Ir.-i'lri. t Apn -ct! thr M A itMUi t h;it Kmprror Will iu in'" ('iiir ol thr llnl v In in. hud rit n iiiixnt !tn-.r-HKlon in the minda f tin I'mtrMt tnth. ( ftTttiriiiitif,, Ifrrr Itlrhtrr profrntrtl ncuiii-t thr rrcrnt pn Nion friitu tifiih fcfcfcWf l-rrt; iitnrrrth,, of n , i'. ii' MD'lt . mifl firrntl thr hopr tl-nt thr "!(!? 'sttriMsi with lirrat Itrit nin for ft cnnimrrrliil trrnty wrrr pn pif Hiinr v.i-ll. Tlir rlirnl Iradrr nlsto 4t.tl nn tinnrrr--:irv olmtnrlrn khotild In- pl'itt ti in the ny of Ihv iiuportn t Mii of rnrrirnii pnHlm l . Ilr thru mixfM'Rti tl thr in w nrmv bill, hut Mlit It MM ol rnirh proporthiim that it did not li.i r moii ir with tin wviiimth(v rl prrfM fl in thr t It fniin thr thronr .n thr mlijrt t of thr rznr diurmn mrnt r i ; -.: - In ronrln-ltin, ilrrr. Itlrblrr ari-rrrlv lllh It-fsl tlir trrntnirnt of tli- ttft Jk'tiutdd tnirtlon, Hiifl drinniidrd thnt KnifNTfir WtMsUsfV -!,-frrnni. Nbouhl tr- rt?.;ntrrr.iyr.r!! ty tfcr rrsnt;nsib.r tn in it.tr r. THIIR LABOR DJNE. Th Halted VulM roee t'oasmistossrs la f.rl. BBSS ll.oil.st to lb. VaKod stale. Vn.i. ,.s.d ,r larla. Drc. 11 Thr raited Stotea peace commis-i rs gve banquet last evening at the Hotel Continental to the I niteil State ambassador The bunqucting room wo. fcstootievl gaily with inci icn flag. The compaiy In rludeil. In ntlditloti to tiru. and Mr. I Porter and all the peace commission er, uml their wives. Mis limy, .lohn llassrit Moore, .erretarx to thr Anteri csspcr -"-2:n:isls,sad Mrs. Moore; ,lohn Vt (inwdy, I nited Htstes consul general, and Mis Howdy; Henry Vig nuud. first secrelnry of legation: F. T. Scott, si otul .ecretary of legation; I. ie.it V S. Sim.. I'nlted States naval attache: lieu, and Mrs. Ilntes. and tien. and Mr. Whit tier. The com, saiiv tuttrd President Mr Kinley. Auilm-sador Porter nnd the I'nltsd State, prnrr rommlaniouers. Tk. Mayor ut Sltl.ru Sasn.oil.il tor tor lu dalglsa HI. ati-.roit. rraelivlUoa. Paris. Dee. 13.- The prefect of Al giers ha -ti.pen.ied the mayor of Al giers for a mouth on account of peeeh made by the mayor, who i a rabid autl-semite. attacking the gov ernor general The Minister of the Interior has Increase! the suspension to three months. This is intruded a warning to thr auti-srmiles. w-boae ireent violence and threat, have been canning n panic among 'he Jews iu Al .i which h.,s demoralised business. t'.trolssaw r'ey 1 ntil Urn! i Alloy t'lav.ktsd. u. Cleveland, O., Dee. 13.- Patrolman iosrph Hpuruey. of the Thlnl precinct station, was found dent! an hi beat. In an alley near the corner of Woodland and (ace avenue. He was lying In a pool of blood with a buttle! hole through his brain. His revolver was lying by bia side with three chambers empty. The case ir shrouded tn thr epeat "svstery. Whether Hpnrncyw i killed in the "scharge of I t, duty by burglar or commuted suicide i not now kuown. He waa 3A years out and leave n wife and five ohilrirra, ntrMSaa r. kVagaa D. Vrw Tork. Dee, IX Christian 7, lings a. tmfflc nsaaagrr nf thr Ward tramship line, a member of the Mari tisoe avd Piodoeeexrhangf-samd vidclv trnsawa tn mil road and eteamahip cir el;, and in Mexico and Cuba, is dead at his home 'n this dty, aged 5 rear. Yaw MMit'aa vteaToaMsykaa. UavBSay, Dos. Ii. While Cap). -den. in his bedroom Sun day svaaabBgr the root fell In and en both ahoslde-s. Ihe tesjajt nad fare. HU srtsrlv an alas Km m Tbe Fotmer Insurgent Commander in Eattero Cuba Succumbed to Pneumonia. ACTION TAKEN BY PUBLIC OFFICIALS, IsMl.i ot Coo 4ol.se. risaa I'rsstdaal 'S Ktoley - Tk. Kod S.o. osveyod lo Ilia Wit. .ort tkasabtsr. W kll. Th.y wor. Hrsshts.ll, st s Hot.l I. Thsvllt. Washington. Dec. Ii tien. Csllxlo (iarria, the gallant Culuin warrior uml Iradrr, ud thr head of tbr coututia .iun . It-, i.il by the t iilmn asseinoly to visit thla country, died here Sunday morning st the hotel Ibaleigh. where tne commission has It. henilquarters. Thr remain, were Immediately lire pared for burial, and wrrr placed on bier in the room in whirh ne died A large t ulaan flag ivervrd a. it covering, and tbr head reeled on one of anvallrr dimensions Thr face ami bust were left rxposed lo publk- view Ily direction of MsjMirn Mile, a detachment of soldb-rs from (lattery K, Sixth artlllrry. t the biirrsoh here, under the command of Lieut. Cox. waa ilc ta I led a body guurd for the re ma iu. OEM CAUXT0 OSMCls. After (ien. I iarria' death tei wcra taken to notify the government off! rial here, and also the executive com mitter of the t tiloin assembly, which has its headquarters at Marianao, tu ba. Secretary Joe Villulou of the iimmistion ent it telegram of notifi cation to Mrndr Capote, the pre! ttsSt thr . lUUlHMillli M "t now in Havana. A soon s the death became knodrtt, u number of viltors. imiudtng mny public mrn, iwllrd at the hotel to SS prrss their condolence. la-lter . of condolence were received (rom S.-v-relry ll.v. Oeo. Mile, and Sentor Foroker. Herrelarie Hy nil Alger and Postmaslrr-f u-urrnt Smith left their card, a. in did Altatit Sivretary Melklejohn SSnt tJenernl Mllr. and tlllmorr. The president's letter of tiintlolenee to Si-crelsrv VIII Ion wa. a follow-- "Kxectltive Mansion. Washington, Ikrc. It.-My Dear Sir I hve heunl with deep regret the onium-holy news of lien, (larci'. death. I beg to offer my hertfelt .jmtnihy In your or mw, and the tribute of my lncere d n.lratlon for his eminent qualities aV Mttriot and a tuddier "Th. people al tin I niteil State will join with the ieoplr of Cuba in mourning the loss of one to whom the eue of Cuban librrty is mi deeply In debted. Sharing in your grief, 1 am, aineerelv your. ' "WILLIAM M.-KISLKY.' (irn (iarvia left a large family, one of whom, Jnato, captain on hia ataff, w with him when he died. Hi wiilnw- and two daughters. Mertidi and Marcin. arc at Tnomaavilie. tla. A oii. 16 year of age, la lo with the n other, and Col. Carloa (iarci. an other son. I. In Cuba. A daughter, la-onora. who married an American, i now living iu Paris (irn. Garcia' mother i still sllve ind reside in Havana, reuhln Ttdl(. to Motkerd DssgMers. Thomasville. Ii.. Dee. i In the midst of laughter and flowers the wife nil two daughters of lien, (iarci, Misses Mcrrid! and Mania rrnivrd Ihe tiding, of their father's death. The blow wa terrible In its sudden ness and has prost rated the entire family. The noon train brought the liarruts from Wiiycro.s nider tbe rs rort of Myor Stern, ami they- wervv Installed in a handsome suite at the Masnry hotel. A telegram Sunday morning came from Capt. Julio lir rl. in Washington, informing hi. mother that the condition of the gen eral wa much improved and 'ibe farm ly went to the dining room with light heart. Their table waa gayly deco rated with roses, violet and ferns In honor of the occasion, and all three Indle were paid the courtesies usually accorded to people of distinction. In thr midst of thin happy scene came thr thin king news from Washington. ka for tk. aswal Washington. Dec. 12. The funeral st tien. Oarcfa, the Cuban commander, will be held at ten o'clock Tuesday morning at 8L Patrick's church, in this city The celebrants of the and the honorary mil bearers have not yet been arlected, but will be an nounced httsT. The body will be placed tn a metallic raaket and de posited in a vault at Arlington pend ing ita removal to Cuba. Tbe dot ot removal ha not yet been Used, but thl government will place a wnr tahly ,t the disposal of the Cubans for thl purpose. taw War nisBMaaaii Kith,. Oat Washing-Urn, Dec l.-H doubt re specting the intention of 04. Waa. 1. Bryan wns reinyrd by the receipt by the war department Orf S telegram re eeived from hint stating that he had Mailed bi reaigaatkm of hi cum mis sion aa a ooioMt 0 volunteer, aud thnt it was sfptsviif bf the division of OBUjtt, can taw rew!guiko nntll It nu corps oua Tha wor ds not art opon bs tat dssshs af its i 5laSsali ytPPala JW" sjrttt, wsnjnalMt the fane. of eonrrr. (roam MM to lev, for toeoBoJitves, Tat mm -. :,. ' I Ji. a.) for OS ioroo-ottves. TM mm (naW liilll