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irniattIon tation In any State This can be beptisbed LinceopUahed
nceopUahed ptisbed by making JHWQ lE Inhabitant Inhabitantthe Inhabitantsthe
the baato huh of f repreaeniation Upon this thtotia thisbs
tia bs < > the House would consist of 387 ra mem memhers m mXo
hers Xo State would kn lose e and the lol lolwould tolI
I 1 would raIn Arkansas 1 C1J C1Jr C1
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1 emuylvanla 2 Texas 3 Washington Washingtonfast Wstslitngton1West
1West fast VlnsJnla 1 and Wisconsin 1 Mr MrJeRh Mri1gh
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4 Mortty report report recommending commndInr thla basis It ItIn ItIi
In Ii ptNMrible thtf tht Mr Crumpacktr of In Inwtll
1 IIa will still further complicate the sit sitby altitLon
itLon by mnkhig makbi another minority report reportia8Bpport reportIapport
ia8Bpport of his proposition to reduce the theropfaeeatation theropioeentaUozi
ropfaeeatation from the South SouthIJIG SouthRIG
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The House Committee on Rivers and andHarbors andharbors
Harbors expect to have their bill oom oomphtted om ompinted
phtted before the holiday recess As the thebill thebill
bill nens nr completion with tho continuing continuingcontracts continuingebptracts
contracts provided for the total is ismounting ftuninhing
mounting up far beyond the original qn qntfeipftUens qnthetpaUona
tfeipftUens and at the last moment it itmay itmay
may be necessary to scale all around It Its Itl
> s understood that The bill with continuing continuingcontracts continuingcontracts
contracts as now provisionally agreed agreedUIOB agreedIjuon
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The committee has provisionally agreed agreedto agreedto
to an appropriation of J22SOOO OOO for a survey surveyof surveyof
of the fourteonfoot canal project to con connect confleet ¬
fleet the Great Lakes with the Mississippi Mississippiby
by way of the Chicapo drainage Canal Canalanil Canalanil
anil the Dsaplaincs River There was a abhj abI
bhj bI fight in the committee over this mat matter mattsr ¬
ter but the canal people won It also is isunderstood Isunerstood
understood that the committee have pro provisionally provlsioniiy ¬
visionally agreed upon J2aoOOiQ UOOt9 for But Buttermilk Buttermflk ¬
termilk Channel New York YorkThe YorkThe
The committee late today decided decidedthat decidedthat
that the total carried by the bill Including Includingprovisions includingprovisions
provisions for continuing contracts shall shallnot shallnot
not exceed JCOOOOOOO dlooooo and tentative Items ItemsV111 itemsqii
V111 qii be scaled accordingly The bill will willcarry v1hlh
h carry about J 0XW000 of direct appropria appropriations appropriations ¬
tions J j
Representative Woods of California has hasboH hasbeen
been heard by th the River and Harbor Com Committee Cornmlttoe ¬
mittee in reference to an increase of o S150 150 150I
I 0 1lIO over the 250000 already appropriated appropriatedTor
for th protection of the Sacramento and andFeather andFeather
Feather rivers In California The Call California Callfornia ¬
fornia Debris Commission has charge of ofthe ofthe
the work and strongly favors the en enlarged onlarged ¬
larged amount a as necessary for the prose prosecution proseentlon ¬
cution of the important work A like sum sumof sumof
of JIGOGOO will be appropriated by the State Stateof Stateof
of California Oaktornla to supplement the Federal Federalappropriation Federalappropriation
appropriation as 800000 is needed and andonly andonly
only 500COO Is on hand handhnrcer handLarger
Larger Salary for Prof liriinibnucli liriinibnucliAt 8rniiibaulAt
At the request of a the Secretary of War Warthe Warthe
the House Committee on Insular Affairs Affairstoday AftaIrinday
today reported a t bill increasing the thefcdlary theidlary
fcdlary of the commissioner of education educationof educationotPorto
of otPorto Porto Rico from 53000 3000 to 1000 When Whenrot WhenProt
Prot rot Brumbaugh of o the University of ofPennsylvania ofPen
Pennsylvania Pen sylvnnia accepted the position at the theurgent theurgent
urgent request of the President and Sec Secretary Seeretary ¬
retary Root it was with the understand understanding understandlag ¬
lag that his salary should be increased increased3J increasedjiG
3J jiG received tm flh at the University of
InnaylTanln and only accepted the po position ¬
sition tlon In Porto Rico out of a sense of pub ¬
lie duty
IliiiorTrcntlcM lIItiot Trentlee Kittlricil KittlricilPrcvlouB itsttiiieaPrevious
Previous to taking up the HayPaunce HayPauncefN
S fN treaty today the Senate In cx cxoeutlve cxocutivo
oeutlve session disposed of several other othertroatioa othertreaties
treaties of comparatively minor Import Importance Importaji ¬
ance aji aa follows followsNzftwAteg followsJixs0is
NzftwAteg Jixs0is for fo e 0s yser t r the ttate within which whichtfci bIcb bIcbIbe
tfci eoinmrckl wnm r0i l tnwtjr with wththe the Argentine Republic RepublicMUJT
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Wednesdays Proceedings ProceedingsThe
The Senate Committee on Military Af Affaire Affates ¬
faire hag ha completed Us work upon the thearmy tiLOarmy
army reorganization bill and will report reportt reportthe
t the moanure to the Senate tomorrow tomorrowThe tomorrowTke
The measure la a complete substitute substitutefar substitutefor
far tho House bill Probably the most
important change is in the provision re regarding reIntIIng ¬
garding tho artillery arm of the service serviceTh serviceTue
Th Tue bill recommends the retention of the theintent theinent
intent inent regimental organization of the theortiltory theaiIlicy
ortiltory and does not give its assent to totin tothe
tin corps organization proposed by Secre Secretary Soerery
tary ry Stoat and accepted by the House In Inthe
Uw matter of the appointment of staff oti otifem o1 o1s
fem s th the bill follows largely the lines of ofth ofthe
th the nMSoimntndauons roommendatlons made by Secretary Secretaryrh
3 Mt MtTH
TH H Jietise use canteen provision Is amend amendMlM amendto
° MlM ° a to permit the sale of bear at the theoaatuMMi
I oaatuMMi This uxcption is made by omit omitt omittxw
t txw tr Ui word beer from the prohibited prohibitedrUel prohibitedrilehn
rilehn rUel Aa amended the paragraph reads readsKfl readsI
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A T r Mfe t t r dealing In vine Iae er any distilled
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hwav ton P IbtIINUd WfcMJ Tb H Sicaetary cfMary at Wr U h bsreby by
dlAMWcan7thepcovbloesofthtuoUenicIs dlAMWcan7thepcovbloesofthtuoUenicIsS HtftttH to wry tte pravtotou of tWa stctloa Into
S H IMtM Mr sad sadeasZor OML OMLalor
easZor alor harris made an effort to have havewt
wt oaatcttn Mon provision extended to the city citytf cityof
of tf Manila so a as to prohibit entirely tho thoflalo tb tbsale
sale of liquors in that city but failed failedOrganization tailedrannlzisk
Organization rannlzisk of tv tla truy truyThe riuy riuyThe
The i prevision r vlalon of the now bill warding
the f aowral anwal organization and scope of the theurnjy thenrnhy
urnjy 1 5 follow That from and after afterIke
UM approval of this Mil the army of the
U UMtt H d State
including the existing or ornavfwtiona orijanisations
navfwtiona shall coni oonsit > i t of ftft lUteen cn rogt rogtiHmta regildnts
iHmta of cavalry tw twelve lv rouiments of ofn ofnetilisry
n netilisry t1llKy thirty regiments of Infantry one oneunIinnt
HMK unIinnt nant c gnraJ n ral six major E generals norals
fN df4isn n brigadier generals an adjutant adjutantafter adjutantgernls
gernls after department an inspector gon gonontVs sentwg
ontVs twg departmtnt a judge advocates de dejwrtment doprtmsnt
jwrtment a quartermatara department departmanta departmentndNstencc
a Mriwtotence d department jutrtment a medical de department dertmut ¬
partment rtmut a signal corps the oillcers of ofshe ofthe
she Record and Pension Oflice the chap
MUM the officera and enlist onhIstd ti m men n of the thoArmy theamy
Army en the retired Hat the professors prefeworoorpM professorsiOfl
oorpM iOfl of oa cdet l ta th this army service detach detachtotnl detachseent
totnl and bund at the United States Mili Military Mliilily ¬
lily Aeadonty Indian scouts as now nowaatb0ria nowautborisod
aatb0ria autborisod 4 by law and SUCh other ofllctrs ofllctrsn offlcert
t n nd enlisted men aa may hereinafter hereinafterM Ie IeI
I M > vi vldsd < lt < d for provided that when a va vaiii yeC
C iii > hall occur ibrou tbroegh l death retire rttirtM
I M nt i or other tMiratiuii from active activein aetteL5
L5 < i < in 1 tit liii oUlov of storekeeper now nowfor newi
i F ttii for by law It Uw quarter quarteri
V i fi 1 deportment tUf wdnsnce > rdn nce ile ilej deI
j rtni rtmL t rpxHvty said aid otfic office ahtUI ahtUIu nhidlri
u xt c cTh
Th ri cavalry regimental organization U Uto Isto
to toaeifit of a a colonel a lieutenant coo
aol three tier major fifteen captains aw awfifteen awl awlflhleen
fifteen nieh eh of tint and second lieu lkutt lkuttMUlL ten tenUMU
MUlL Two Veterinarians are allowed lo loeach ter terinch
each cavalry rqrtiwnt Of these otHcc otHcclite olitcers olitcersthe
the cantata ana lieutenants net require requirefor rsquirndfor
for 4 duty tf with th troop are U tw avail availaM available
aM able for nr detail a as reriHtental and squad squadran a ad adi
i ron staff otMcora and also ether 4etiI 4etiIu i ttJt
1 under u th the law sw The President ta author authoried authormed
med t iBprcace the number ef private privateIn priYntIn
In each tro troop t of cavalry ta K iventyLX iventyLXthe vemy ix ixhot
hot the provision rovIsion coauiraes coatisses the tot totnumber fMl fMlI
I number of enltansil hIated w men n aathorited fa faI for forthe
I th the whole army shaM not at any Urn time I Iexceeded be beexeedit
exceeded exceededAlt exeeditAll
Alt th How I1esee pfovt previsions fow8 In regard U Ui to tothe
i th the artillery arc otriekea out aid a pr prvfa pre prevision
vfa vision nubacttuUMl eottUnoins th the preien preienrrctMnt3 prenent prenentrtgminentl
rrctMnt3 rtgminentl aytn ayi and Riving lvIng saca ach rest restnsirt raIdiieWt
nsirt a etttonet a ttetttemuit aeeel th thetajon three threeniajurs
etajon nvnt sevrntefa i captains and tb tbDtiuiber the same same1119ber
Dtiuiber of o fleet and second lieutenants ItsotenanTwlv lieutenantsTwelve
Twelve cmnpani esenpanlas of foot artillery artHteryallowed are areaijoweil
allowed to each regtmeot of artillery 111 111three j jtbr
tbr three hattaJlona ar are urovidad for TL TLPr The Thelrsldent
Pr lrsldent tdtit te MthorfeMd to Incroai th thprhrata the thegrivatea
prhrata In 1 these wmiwiUos to dghtyliv dghtylivand eightyliveand
and those te AM battertea to IS I hut no noby not notby
by ao doIng to incr Increase ue the size ize of the tblarmy theanal
Irorf Irovistiii f tin 3la tl nile lc Jor lncrpn Inerrnr InerrnrTb pn pnThe
The Tb language of the Hoo House provision for foitho forthe
the Increase of the artillery te retained retainedA
A veterinary ta to b be allowed to each ar artWery attWery
tWery regiment Th The Infantry r regiments regimentsare imeou imeouar
ar are allowed th the annie gen general ral officers aa aathe 3 3the
the otter branch branches of the service and the theMM thein
MM in prwtekw te inado iad for detail In all alleaea allea4en
eaea The Pro1do Preildent t ft allowed to J Jcreaae In Incream
cream th number ef privates in Infantry Infantrycompantoe Infantrycenqnheo
compantoe to U7 bet th the same am restric restriction restriclions ¬
lions tion aa 1 ia other cases te put on him ne to tothe tothe
the iMcraaa ot th the total strength of the thearmy thearmy
army armyI armyThe
I Th The enlisted force of th the Corps of En Eng n ngineerb
gineerb g n er Is to consist of a a band of throe throebattaHoM threebattalions
battalions of engineers Tb The appoint apiwintmenta appointflints
flints of chaplains by the President II IIauthorised isauthorlued
authorised at the rat rate of one for each eachregiment eachregiment
regiment including the artillery service servicePoet servicePost
Poet chaplains ar are abolished abolishedThe bohlshodThe
The new bill continue the rank of ma major majar ¬
jar general to Gen Corbln so lone us he hemay Itsmay
may serve aa adjutant general but re reduc8 redueee
duc8 the rank afterward to brigadier brigadiergeneral brigadiergeneral
general Provision also is mad for as asstaiantrf assiMtfLntj
staiantrf in the adjutant generals attica ofiieaand atticaand
and for an Inspector general the judge judgeadvocate judgeadvocate
advocate generals the quartermaster quartermastergenerals quartermastergeneraht
generals the surgeon generals and the thesubsistence thesubsistence
subsistence department There are to be belive beUve
live assistant adjutant generate with the therank therank
rank of colonel seven with the rank of oflieutenant oflieutenant
lieutenant colonel and fifteen with the therank therank
rank of major Vacancies In the grade of ofcaptain ofcaptain
captain in the subsistence department are areto areto
to be tilled by the President from officers officersof officersof
of the volunteer army A female nurse nursecorps nursecorps
corps Is provided In connection with the thesurgeon thesurgeon
surgeon generals office The House pro provision provision ¬
vision for a separate veterinary corps is isstricken isstricken
stricken out outThe outThe
The pay ay department is to consist of one onepaymaster oneraymaster
paymaster general who is to be a briga brigadier brigadie ¬
dier die general three paymasters with the therank therank
rank of colonel four with the rank of oflieutenant oflieutenant
lieutenant colonel nine with the rank of ofmajor ofmajor
major and twentyseven with the rank of ofcaptain ofcaptain
captain The These e numbers are different differentfiom differentfrom
from the House bH The heads of the theOrdnance theOrdnance
Ordnance Department and of the Signal SignalCorps SignalCorps
Corps are to be brigadiers brigadiersAn
An ti Army ArnI of 100000 100000The v vThe
The maximum strength of the army Is Isfixed isfixed
fixed at 100000 men and the figure Is not notmentioned notmentioned
mentioned until near the close of the bill billIt billIt
It Is then inserted In connection with withthe withtheprovision the theprovision
provision for the enlstment of Filipinos FilipinosThe FilipinosrIte
The provision is as follows followsThat followsThet
That when In his opinion the conditions In the thePhilippine thePhihipplee
Philippine Islands Justify such action the Presi President President ¬
dent U authorized to enlist natives of those 1lan4 1lan4for Units Unitsfor
for service IB the army to be organized aa scouts fcoutswith scoutswith
with such officers as he shall deem necessary for fortheir fortheir
their proper control or aa a troops or companies companiesauthorized a aauthorized
authorized by this act for er the regular army Tfc TfcFreld T1e T1ePresident
Freld President nt Is I further authorized in his discretion discretionto
to form companies organized aa are companies of ofthe ofthe
the regular army in squadrons or battalions with withofficers withaitleers
officers and soncommissioned officers corresponding correspondingto
to similar organizations In the cavalry and in infaitry infastry
faitry arms The total number of enlisted men In Inraid inraid
raid native organizations shall not exceed 12000 12000and R000and
and the total enlisted force of tho line of the army armytogether armytogether
together with such native force shall not exceed exceedat exceedat
at any time 100000 100000The 100000The
The field officers for the native troops troopsare troopsare
are all to be Americans for the present presentuut presentbut
but whenever the Filipinos show fitness fitnessfor fitnessfor
for command the President Is authorized authorizedto
to make provisional selections from fromamong fromamong
among them for the grades of first and andsecond andsecond
second lieutenants A native regiment of ofPorto ofPorto
Porto Ricans also Is authorized authorizedOther authorizedOilier
Other 1rovlalons of the Hill HillFollowing huhFollowing
Following are provisions of the new bill billThat billThat
That to fill flu vacancies occurring from time to totime totime
time In the several organizations serving without withouttha withoutthe
the limits of the United States with trained men menthe menthe
the President is authorized to enlist recruits in innumbers innumbers
numbers equal to 4 per cent In ex exese ejw of the total totalstrength totalstreegIb
strength authorized for such organizations organizationsThat organizationsThat
That the pratldenfU authorized to malntslnttha malntslntthaenlisted maintalnMhsezillited
enlisted force of the several organizations of the thaarmy thearmy
army at their ciaxlmum strength aa fixed by this thisa thisact
a act t during the present exigencies of the sorylce or oruntil oruntil
until such time as Congress may hereafter direct directThat dirjetThat
That nothing in this act shall be held or con construed construed ¬
strued BO as to discharge any officer from the regu regular regular ¬
lar army or to deprive him of the commission commissionwhloh commissionwhich
which he now holds therein thereinClmiiecN thereinCiinngep
ClmiiecN in the SootY Stuff1In SootYIn
In the Quartermaster Generals Office Ofilcethere Officethere
there are to be six instead of seven quar quartermasters quartermasters ¬
termasters with the rank of colonel nine nineInstead nineinstead
Instead of eleven with the rank of lieuten lieutenant hieutenant ¬
ant colonel elghteonn Instead of twenty twentyeight twentyeight
eight with the rank of major and fifty fiftyfour fiftyfour
four instead of seventytwo with the rank rankof tunIcof
of captain mounted In the subsistence subsistencedepartment subsistencedepartment
department the number of commissary commissarysergeants commIssarysergeants
sergeants is made the same as under underexisting o oexisting
existing law Instead of ICO as i iHouse to toHouse
House bill There are to bo thres 1 utl utlof vfl vflof
of four paymasters with the rank ot t Cnd > lc lcnel
nel nd four instead of five with the rank of oflieutenant oflieutenant
lieutenant colonel nine instead a twen twentynine twentynlnc ¬
tynine with the rank of major twenty twgntyinstead twentyinstead
instead of twontyfive with the rank of ofcaptain ofcaptain
captain The grades of assistant pay paymaster paymuster ¬
master and deputy paymaster are strick stricken stricken ¬
en out In the Signal Corps there are to be beonly beonly
only ore colonel three majors and nine nineInstead nineinstead
Instead of nineteen each of captains and andfirst andfirst
first lieutenants The Senate bill pro provides provides ¬
vides only for the appointment ot volun volunteur voiunteer
teur officers to the grade of second lieu lieutenant lIeutenant ¬
tenant in the regular army armyTho armyThe
The medical department provision Is Isthe isthe
the same as that of the House bill except exceptn
n slight chungo as to qualifications for forhead forhead
head nurse nurseItecurillne nursltcgnrhlng
Itecurillne Staff Promotions PromotionsThe iromoilonThe
The provision in the House bill regard regarding regardIng ¬
ing staff promotions Is changed and ex extended extended ¬
tended so as to read as follows followsThst followsThat
That so long as there remains any efleer holdiag holdiagpermanent boldiegpermasesot
permanent appointments In the adjutants geoeraVs geoeraVsdepartment geceralsdepartment
department tha Inspector generals departintat the tkequartermasters theuartormasters
quartermasters department the subsistence subcteteneedepartment subsistencedepartmeat
department the pay dtpartatnt the ordimate do dorarteselt < U Up
rarteselt p rtm Bt and ana the Sica Cerpe they shall be pre premetea proteiated >
metea ae aerding trdlne to seniority ia tbs several grades gradesas
as now provided by law and aothlng herein sea eootabKd seataised
tabKd shall be deemed to apply U vaeaaefe which whichem hiea hieaeas
eas to filled by each premttfens or to the pri periods periodsbr 4c 4cf
f br r which th the officers so promoted shall held their theirappointments theirappeintineets
appointments asS when any vacancy except that thatof thatof
of the thief of the depanmest er corps ikalt ikalte shalt00OF
e 00OF wr U shall be filled by detail treat the KM ot otthe ofthe
the army aid no more permanent app appsietmonts i imnu eMit sfeallbe eMitbe
be mad made In thaw departments or r corps S Seeb cfc do dooath < Je Jetalla
oath shall Us made from the grade Is wktch the thtracanetM thevacanetee
racanetM exist wider such system of exaataaUer exaataaUeras
as is sew prescribed by law or u the Preildtat Preildtatmay Presidsatisay
may from time w tkne ties reeertte reeertteAll rserIbeAll
All em eilcsrs rs M fetdM stall serve for a parted partedf periodef
ef f test years untess ceoeer reMewd at the expire expirelien eivli eivliIteo
lien of wbteh UK tIne they shall retain to duty woO viOtthe woOthe
the lUe and officers oeers below tk the rank it f HeuUmM HeuUmMtelwiel tsetnasteoeel
telwiel rt shall all not again be eligible let r MlecUt ta taehbtr iseither
either stiff Uff dtp departuest rtme t until they shalt kali bar have trr ecrv4 ecrv4two d dtwe
two years with U the tIns IteeThe tInsThe
The Haj HayPauncefote Pauncefote canal treaty win winbe willbe
be voted upon in the Senate at 3 oclock oclockthis oclockthis
this afternoon and will be ratified The Tbeteta Thetotal
teta total affirmative vote p peeeat eseat and paired pairedwill pairedwill
will aggregate between C2 and 65 the re requisite requisite ¬
quisite twothirds being BS There is istherefore istherefore
therefore an ample margin of safety for forthe forthe
the treaty treatyBefore treatyBefore
Before the final vote Is taken a num number numher ¬
her of amendments will be disposed of ofTwo oLTwo
Two of those amendments have been re reported taported ¬
ported by the Committee on Foreign Re Relations RemUons ¬
lations and will be adopted In all prob probability probability ¬
ability without the formality of a vote voteThe voteThe
The first inserts the words which Is IsTHE IsTHE
Rl8e4en j jDrink iwo 4 pheczeul ccea Is cases M MDrink
Drink and Dru Drug Addictions AddictionsA AddictionsAdatalsIsred
A AdatalsIsred siaUttrcd at atTHE t tTHE
lit X l Cap Cage toi at t WaUleitoa D C CTairi C Cfbi
Tairi fbi ia so ether authorizes Ktir IsjtiUU is isIt
hereby aapcrseded alter the words vordaClaytonBulwer wordsCiaytenBulwer
ClaytonBulwer twaty and the second secondstrikes secondaffiken
strikes Hit article X which requires th thadherence the theadherence
adherence of foreign nations It I Is thc th1belief thcbeilot
belief of the committee that al other otheramendments otheramendments
amendments will be defeated althoegh althoeghthry tltboughthry
thry ar are quite numerous Senator Teller Tellernro Tellerprooes
nro prooes KMee that the word abrogated shall shallbe hel1 hel1be
be used instead of the won word superseded supersedcaSenator supersededSenator
Senator Butler of North Carolina waste wasteUM wantsthe
UM wventh section ef artele 2 which whichprontbltK whichprehibits
prontbltK fortlflcatlons stricken out Sen Senator Eanator ¬
ator TlUman djaalres that the Davis DavUaowadmoat Davisaajeeadmont
aowadmoat concerning the defense of the tbecaaal thecanal
caaal shall follow and thus neutralize neutralizeth neutralizethe
th the fortlfleatloH clause and Senator SenatorBard SenatorBard
Bard of California wants a section In InaerM inI
aerM ser which will allow the United Stales Stalesto StatenCe
to impose tens dfcwrimiaattnj In favor of ofAmerican
I American reMHa Other amendments amendmentsoffered amendmentsI
I offered by Senators Mason Elkins and andotnerv andI
I others are at not w so > Important and may not notb notI
I b be pressed aa they are practically cm cmbodtod embodied
bodied in the amendments adopted Ijy the theCommittee theCommittee
Committee on Foreign Relations A very veryeftrcfnl veryI
I eftrcfnl canvass of the Senate has been beenmade beenI
I made by the friends of the treaty and andthU andthis
this anowc shows that the majority against all alli allamendments
i amendments except those favored by the thecommittee thecommittee
committee are likely to be defeated defeatedTbe defeatedTie
Tbe Tie adoption of the amendments super superseding superaiding ¬
aiding the ClaytonBui ClaytonBulwer wer treaty and tg tgortog l lnoting
noting all other nations coupled with the theDavia theDavis
Davis amendment for the defense of the theeanal thecanal
canal already agreed to by an overwhelm overwhelming overwhelmhag ¬
hag majority will of course make the thetreaty thetreaty
treaty a radically different document from fromthe fromthe
the one originally submitted by the Presi President President ¬
dent In its amended form however it itwill Itwill
will be offered to the British government governmentfor
for approval or rejection It is believed believedin
in th the Senate that the former course will willbe willbe
be adopted by the British government governmentbut governmentbut
but this IE not the view of the State De Department Departrnent ¬
partment partmentFOR partrnentFOR
Torn linn tin Kvnclicd Oicniitlc Proportion ProportionNnvlsntlon Proportionsnvlgntloii
Nnvlsntlon frninnko Michigan MichiganThe MichiganThe
The River and Harbor Committee of oftho ofthe
the House lots practically decided not to toglvo togive
give out the bill until after the holidays holidaysThe hotdaysThe
The members f fsar ar that the publication of ofthe ofthe
the Items would give the friends of pro projects projects ¬
jects unfavorably acted upon an oppor opportunity opportunity ¬
tunity to organize combinations against againstthe againstthe
the bill The bill has reached such gigan gigantic gigantic ¬
tic proportions almost 450000000 under underthe underthe
the provisional allotments that some vig vigorous vigatone ¬
atone pruning will be necessary to reduce reduceJt reduceit
Jt to the GQJOO000 or J65000000 to which whichthe whIchthe
the committee desire to hold it down The Thodirect Thedirect
direct appropriation probably will not noti
I i much exceed 120000000 120000000j 000000 000000The
j The committee has provisionally agreed agreedto
to the Southwest Pass project at the themouth themouth
mouth of the Mississippi which tyhich Involves
8000000 in continuing contracts The TheMississippi TheMfsslsoippl
Mississippi River Is to get 510000000 10000000 dur during durlag ¬
lag the next ten years A A lock and dam damor
or 3 the Ohio below Cincinnati is to be pro provided provided ¬
vided at a a cost of Jl000000 10000 The harbor at atCleveland atCleveland
Cleveland Ohio the home of Chairman ChairmanBurton ChairmanBurton
Burton is down for over 4000000 Provi Provision Piovislon ¬
sion is to be made for restoring the jet jetties jetties ¬
ties at Galveston Tex and general im improvement lmpruvement
provement there at a cost of 1000000 1000000Aransas 100s0Aransas
Aransas Pass Tex is to receive 350CW 350CWand 30C00and
and Sabine Pass 135 135The 120 120The
The Secretary of War today trans transmitted transmitted ¬
mitted to the House < j the report of the theboard theboard
board of engineers appointed under the thelost thelast
lost river and harbor act to make a stir survey stirvey ¬
vey and estimates of cost ot the improve improvement improvemeat ¬
meat of the Upper Illinois and Lower Lowerpesplalnes Lowerpesplalnes
pesplalnes River In Illinois with a view viewto viewto
to the extension of navigation from the theIllinois thetllhinols
Illinois River to Lake Michigan at ChI Chloivgp ChIetgp
oivgp etgp ind to report the cost of a a channel channeltei channeltan
tan twelve and fourteen feet feetdeep deep and andestimates andestimates
estimates for a proper connection at atLockport atLockport
Lockport with the sanitary and ship ca caual canal
ual constructed by the sanitary district districtof districtof
of Chicago The conclusions of the board boardare boardare
are as follows
1 That the existing project for the Improvement Improvementof
of the lovwr Illinois River If extended to Lake LakeMlchlgaa LakeMichigan
Michigan by the eightfoot project along the upper upperIllinois upperIllinois
Illinois and Deaplaloes rivers on which the board boerdsubmit boardsubmits
submit estlratos U ample for all existing river rivernavigation rivernavigation
navigation In the Mississippi Valley or any im improvement inprorement ¬
provement thereof authorized by Congreia
2 That any extension of lake navigation inland inlandalong inlandslong
along the DeepUines and Illinois rivers will require requirea
a navigable waterway not less than fourteen feet feetdeep feetdeep
3 The cost of such a channel la I cot likely to fall fallebon fallshort
ebon of UOOiOC09 UOOiOC09i
i 4 That a waterway for lake vessel extending extendingonly exteqdingonly
only to the mouth of tin tb Illinois River will not notdevelop notderelop
develop commerce that will Justify Ouch an capon expenditure caponditare ¬
diture and that this improvement by itself is not notadvisable notadvisable
advisable The board therefore recommends that thatno thatno
no further survey of fts Desplilncs and Illinois Illinoisrivers Illinoisrivera
rivers be made unless In connection with a project projectto
to be authcrlzed by Congress which shall include includeprovision includeprevision
provision for a corresponding depth of water in inthe inthe
the Mississippi below the mouth of the Illinois IllinoisTHE IllinoisTIlE
Argument fornntl Against the niensure niensureHeard Ihlenatiroheard
Heard by Seimtorn SeimtornThe SeiintoraTho
The Senate Committee on Agriculture Agriculturetoday Agriculturetoday
today bagnn the consideration of the theoleomargarine theoleomargarine
oleomargarine bill by hearing persons in interested interested ¬
terested in the measure which recently recentlypassed recentlypassed
passed the House HouseA HouseA
A large majority of those present were wereopponents wereopponents
opponents of the bill and it was stated statedthat statedthat
that as the friends of the measure had hadnot hadnot
not been heard before the House com committee cornrnitteo ¬
mittee they would be given the prefer preference preferonce ¬
once in the present hearing Senator Proc Proctor Proctor ¬
tor chairman of the committee asked askedthem askedthem
them to be as brief as possible so as to toallow toallow
allow the committee to conclude Its labors laborsvery laborsvery
very soon The oleomargarine men garter generally garterally ¬
ally complained of having received very veryshort veryshort
short notice and most of them asked for formore formore
more time Hon W iL M Springer appear appeared appeared ¬
ed in behalf of the National Live Stock StockAssociation StockAssociation
Association in opposition to the bill Con Congressman Congressman ¬
gressman Grout and exGov Hoard of ofWisconsin ofWisconsin
Wisconsin were the only persons present presentsupporting presentsupporting
supporting the bill Congressman Grout Groutexplained Groutexplained
explained Its provisions and exGov Hoard Hoardsaid HoardsaId
said that it was the purpose of the bill billto billto
to prevent the counterfeiting of food so sofar sofar
far as the Federal government has power powerto powerto
to do that thatRathbone thatflathbone
Rathbone Gardner of Providence R I Irepresenting IrepresenUng
representing the Oakdale Manufacturing ManufacturingCompany ManufacturIngCompany
Company makers of oleomargarine made madean madean
an argument against the pending bill billWe billWe
We contend that this bill is dishonest dishonestin
in purpose and dishonest in fact he de declared dodared ¬
dared It seeks to accomplish by in indirection Indirection ¬
direction that which could be accomplish accomplished ¬
ed In no other way He maintained that thatthe thatthe
the bill clearly was a revenue act that thatit thatIt
it was EO on Its face and by reason of ofthat ofthat
that fact he believed the courts would wouldhold wouldhold
hold it to be constitutional He main maintained maintamed ¬
tamed that Congress had no moral right rightto rightto
to pass an act really a revenue measure measurebut measurebut
but purporting to be an act to regulate regulatea
a kind of 1noss noss nossHOI
House and tteimtv Hold Brief Sessions SessionsWill SessionsWIll2hieet
Will WIll2hieet Jtftet January 3 1901 1901When 1901When
When tho th Koise met Friday theY therless theYless
less than 100 numbers on the floor f m mJorlty rnjority
Jorlty of the members already > im imparted itparted ¬
parted for their homes to spend tlfr 14 14day 1IoA 1IoAday
day reeesfi The chaplain In his histion uvtM uvtMlion
lion refcred tenderly to the de deAth tix tt ttMrs co coMos
Mrs Fry Frye tJ the e wife of Senator IVt and tniof andof
of Representative Wise of Virginia At Att tt tttsr
t tsr r the approval of the journal soai some 700 700tln roUtine
tln tine minor business was transacted by byunanimous byunanimouS
unanimous consent Bills were passed to tofix tofix
fix the tb times for holding sessions of o the theDistrict tireDistrict
District and Circuit courts for the Eastern Easterndiatrict EasternItetrict
diatrict of Texas At 122S R the House Housi ad adjourned adjourned ¬
journed until January 3 1501 1501No BOLNo
No buslresa was transacted by tie Son Senate Sonate
ate Friday The news of the dfeatlt of ofMrs ofMrs
Mrs William P Frye wife of the he Pros President Prosdent ¬
dent pro tempore of the Senate was con eonveyed j jveyed
veyed officially to the body The Seerei Seereitary Seeretary
tary also read a letter from Senator Fryo Fryoappointing Fryeappointing
appointing Senator Fairbanks presiding presidingolfleer presidingolticer
olfleer during hid absence from the Sea Senate Seaate ¬
ate The reading of the journal was sea suspended seapentled ¬
pended and at 1205 p t nu m on motion of ofMr j juary
Mr Hoar the Senate adjourned until Jan JanUflXT
uary 3 IpOL IpOLAdmiral IILAdrnlrni
Admiral ttevrer Ilecllar lavitailoa JavitacleeNew lavitailoaNew
New York Dec 21 Joseph A Dear and andSamuel andSamuel
Samuel C Mount of the Jersey City Board Boardof Boardof
of Trade announced today that they had hadbe hadbeen
be been n to Washington as a committee from fromthe fromthe
the fcoanifto extend an invitation to Ad Admiral Admiral ¬
miral Dewey to attend the annual dinner dinnerof i iof
of tb the boai bond < V The Admiral expressed hi his histhanks i ithanks
thanks for the invitation and said that thathis j
his health would not permit him to accept acceptas aceeptas
as he ii under orders from his physicians physiciansto
to refrain from rota all dissipation It IE ex oxpecteot j jneoted
neoted that the speakers at the dinner will willinclude willInclude
include Congredsnisn Jcsenh Bailey and andCon i iGen
Gen Joseph Wheeler Vheeler I
Submarine Warships Likel Likelto Likely Likelyto
to Be Added to Navy NavyLISOtt NTavyLKSSON
Feat of tie Hollnnd Boat id Icuviar New Newport Newpert
port Without Detection and sendinj sendinjItlabk a ahilatnk
Itlabk Torpedo Aeaiuitt tim he Hull huh ofib ofibKenrsarcc ofobe ofobeKearsarce
Kenrsarcc Fire 3111esOai 3111cc Out at Sea lla llallndcnn line linellndenn
llndcnn ImpressSon ImpressIonks IM Sow at Annnpo AnnnpoIts AnnapoilaVhere
ilaVhere Its Where Cadets Are henrniac to Run It ItBsforo 11Before
Before the present session of Congre Congreis Congress Congressis
is brought to a close there will be pro prcDented proonted
Dented onted for further consideration of th thlawmakers the thelawmakers
lawmakers by the naval committees o othe of ofthe
the tegirlative bodies the subject of sub submarine submarine
marine navigation for purposes of nava navawarfare naval navalwarfare
warfare During the last session the Con Congross Congross
gross as well as the general public wa wasurprised wits witssurprised
surprised and astonished by the wonder wonderf wonderful
f ful ul and wholly successful exhibition mad madby made madeby <
by the Holland submarine boat In the Po Potomac Putomac
tomac channel The demonstrations am amthe and andthe
the unparalleled success In the history o osubmarine of ofsubmarine
submarine navigation was the chief rca rcajon rcason
jon for iha authorization by Congress fo fothe for forthe
the purchase of the Holland boat an anthe and andthe <
the appropriation for six submarine boat boatof boatsof
of the same type as the Holland for or the theUnited theUnited
United States navy navyThe navyThe
The seaworthiness and practicability o othe of ofthe
the Holland had been fully demonstrate demonstrateby demonstratedby
by tests in Peconlc Bay previous to It Itvisit Its ItsvisIt
visit to this city These tests were made madtbefore madebefore
before a board from the Navy Depart Department Departmeat
meat and while the majority of the morn members mornhers
hers of the board reported favorably upon upoitho uponthe
the new craft there were still others li lithe in inthe
the Navy Department who were hostile hostilto hostileto
to the type of boat and sought every everjpretext everypretext
pretext to prevent the purchase of tha thavessel that thatvessel
vessel and the building of others of aIm similar aImliar ¬
liar type by the United States govern government governmeat ¬
meat Nothing daunted by the action of ofthese ofthose
these naval officers the Holland Com Comi Cornparty
i party with the Inventor of the wonderful wonderfulI
I craft Mr John Holland immediately immediatelybrought immediatelybrought
brought the boat to Washington where it itwould itwould
would be directly under the eyes of Con Congress Congres ¬
gress and where the members of the theHouse theHouse
House and Senate as well as army and andnavy andnavy
navy officers and other officials would be bepractically bepractically
practically compelled to see the workings workingsof
of the craft craftNumerous craftNumerous
Numerous demonstrations were given givenbefore givenbefore
before the Naval Committee of the House Houseund Houseand
und Senate and Invited guests Ana result resultbefore resultbefore
before the end of the season Congress be being beJag ¬
Jag so wholly satisfied with the exhibition exhibitionof
of the boat the appropriation was made madefor madefor
for the construction of six boats One other otherIs otherIs
Is being built in place of the reconstruc reconstruction reconstruction ¬
tion of the Plunger These vessels are aronow arenow
now building buildingfive five on the Atlantic coast coastand coastand
and two on the Pacific coast coast and before beforathe beforethe
the close of the coming year the diminu diminutive diminutire ¬
tire peacemakers will be placed among amongthe amongthe
the sea fighters of the American navy navyFeat navyFeats
Feats Feat of Hit Holland HollandThe Itohlanilrite
The original Holland which was par purchased parchased
chased by the thegovernment government early this year yearwas yearwas
was taken from the Washington Navy NavyYard NavyYard
Yard to Newport where last summer it itwon Itwon
won additional distinction in the naval navalmaneuvers navalmaneuvers
maneuvers of that port It was later latertaken latertaken
taken to the Naval Academy at Annap Annapolis Annapohs ¬
olis where classes are being instructed instructedin
in the workings of the vessel One of the theI theengineers
I engineers of the Holland Company who whoj whowas
j was in the city a few days ago had just justreturned justreturned
returned from Annapolis where here the Hol Holland JIoiland ¬
land is is stationed stationedThere stationedThere
There Is great Interest manifested In Inthe inthe
the little boat by the officers stationed at atthe atthe
the academy said he in speaking to a aPost aPost
Post reporter regarding the vessel more moreparticularly moreparticularly
particularly on account of her record at atNewport atNewport
Newport last summer It will be remem remembered remernbored ¬
bored that during the naval maneuvers maneuversthere maneuversthere
there while In charge of her present com commander cornmander ¬
mander LJeut H H Caldwell and the thenavy thenavy
navy crew the Holland slipped out of ofthe ofthe
the harbor unseen notwithstanding the theSearchlights therearchiights
Searchlights and went five miles out to tosea tosea
sea and torpedoed the flagship of the theblockading theblockading
blockading fleet the Kearsarge The tor torpedoing torpedolng ¬
pedoing was disallowed on the technical technicality technicallty ¬
ity that the Kearsarye had already been beentorpedoed beentorpedoed
torpedoed by another vessel notwith notwithstanding notwithstanding ¬
standing that this fact was not known to tothe tothe
the Hollands commander This howev however
er did not detract from from the Hollands Hollandsachievement Hollandsachievement
achievement for the commander of the theKearsarge theKearsarge
Kearsarge Capt Folger had been unable unableto unableto
to see her until she announced herself herselfCapt herselfCapt
Capt Folger was so Impressed with this thisattack thisattack
attack that he hereported reported to the Navy De Department Department ¬
partment that It was clear that the Hol Holland Holland ¬
land type will play a very serious part partIn partin
In future naval warfare and that there therewas therewas
was no doubt whatever but that the Hol Holland Holand ¬
land could approach a ship unseen either eitherby eitherby
by night or day The fact that a 170030 170030submarine 170000submarine
submarine boat could blow up a 5000000 5000000battleship 3000000battleship
battleship the first time the experiment experimentwas experImentwas
was ever tried set the naval experts to tothinking tothinking
thinking thinkingImprovements thinkingIuivroyements
Improvements Iuivroyements Over Original Type TypeThese TypeThese
These new submarine boats will contain containmany containmany
many improvements over the original Hol Holland Holand ¬
land While similar In construction they theywill theywill
will be somewhat larger and capable of ofcarrying ofcarrying
carrying five torpedoes instead of three threeThey threeThey
They will have a greater radius of ac action action ¬
tion both while on the surface and sub submerged tubmerged ¬
merged The Increase in size will glye glyethe Idyethe
the crews more room and freedom of ac action action ¬
tion in handling the torpedoes machin machinery machincry ¬
cry valves and gearing The new yes vessels yes281s ¬
sels will be fitted throughout with every everydevice everydevice
device that has presented itself and been beendeveloped beendeveloped
developed Absolutely no new principles principleshowever prIncipleshowever
however over the original Holland are areinvolved areinvolved
involved In the plans for the new boats boatsIn boatsIn
In fact the principles adopted for the thefirst thefirst
first boat of this type ever built are be being belag ¬
lag carefully carried out In these plans plansThe plansThe
The dimensions of the Holland are areLength areLength
Length over all E3 3 feet 4 i inches diameter
10 0 feet 3 inches displacement submerg submerged ¬
ed 75 tons The Holland Is fitted with a agas agas
gas engine of the Otto type of fortyfive fortyfivehorsepower fortyfivehorsepower
horsepower which la capable of driving drivingthe drivingthe
the vessel at a rate of about six knots knotsan knotsan
an hour while running on the surface surfaceSufficient surfaceSufficient
Sufficient fuel can be stored in her tanks tanksto tanksto
to give her a a radius of action of about EX EXmiles 20miles
miles The electrical apparatus for pro propulsion propulsion ¬
pulsion while submerged ubmerged consists of a aflftyhorse afiftyhorsepower
flftyhorse fiftyhorsepower power motor The Holland Hollandcarries Hollandcarries
carries three whitehead torpedoes torpedoesThe torpedoesThe
The dimensions for the new boat now nowunder nowunder
under construction for the government governmentare
are Length over all C3 feet 1 Inches Inchesdiameter inchesdiameter
diameter 11 feet 9 Inches displacement displacementsubmerged dIsplacementubmergqd
submerged 120 1 tons All of these boats boatswill boatswill
will be fitted with engines of the Otto Ottotype Ottotype
type developing lt 103 horsepower for run running running ¬
ning on lb the > surface and give the vessel vessela
a speed o about nine knots while a sev eevonly 1 1enty
only ho ver er electric motor will drive drivethe drivethe
the en te submerged The boats boatswill j jwill
will Iw ijabl abti of discharging torpedoes torpedoeswbile j jwhile
while st t sa a running on the surface surfaceor j jor
or whjfisumeged at all speeds One Oneof Oneof
of the wain features of the new boats will willbe willbe
be tlu arrangement arrangement of trimming and bal ballast ba baInst ¬
last teaks and tb tbo mechanism for keep keeping keeplag ¬
lag the boats at a proper displacement displacementwhether displacementwhether
whether in salt or fresh water These Thesetanks Thesetanks
tanks are filled or emptied automatically automaticallyso
so as to give the boats proper buoyancy buoyancyThe buoyancyThe
The diving dlvIn and steering rudders will he hegreatly begreatly
greatly improved and the appearance of ofthe ofthe
the superstructure slightly different differentMore differentMore
More Ve Veecis el to Be hour flnilrThe hourThe
The Holland Company Is having built builtfor buIltfor
for Itself a a boat similar to those benv benvconstructed beinwconstructed
constructed for the government at Nixons Nixonsship Nlxon Nlxonship
ship yards In Jersey This boat It was wasexpected wasoxpected
expected would wouidbe be finished In time to have haveIn haveIn
In Washington during January but as the thework thework
work Is behindhand It la not expected expectedthat expectedthat
that the craft can reach here until after afterthe afterthe
the adjournment of Congress In March MarchMr MarchMr
Mr Elihu B Frost of New York the sec secretary seerotary ¬
rotary of the Holland Company who spent spentthe spentthe
the winter In this city last year during the thestay thestay
stay of the Holland has again returned returnedto
to Washington and will remain while whileCongress whileCongress
Congress is In session He has had sev several sevend ¬
end conferences with Navy Department Departmentofficials Departmentofficials
officials regarding the new boats The Thecompany Thecompany
company is desirous of having Congress Coccresaat
at this session authorize the building of a anumber anumber
number of this type of war vessels and it itis Itippp
ippp TO LADIESA Monthi Re3Iabr 1111
is harmless and CAIlOf FAIL Mrs I 8owsa
RmB owsa Milwaukee Wu WiL
Is believed that such construction wilt 1 1recommended be berecommended
recommended by the naval committees committeesThe committeeSThe
The old Plunger which was owned b bthe by bythe
the Holland Company and equipped man manyears many manyyears
years ago under the direction of the Nav NavDepartment Navy NavyDepartment
Department and which lay for sorlong n na at ata
a Baltimore ship yard has finally bee beeconsidered been beenconsIdered
considered out of th tho question for useful usefulness usefulices
ness The craft it will be rraeefflbcrcdwa rraeefflbcrcd rmeembcredwas
wa was towed to the Trigg Shipbuilding ShlptouUdlniWorks ShipbuildingWorks
Works In Richmond Va last fall when whenIt whereit
It was Intended to remodel the old bull huland bulland
and replace the steam engines on the In Interior intotter
totter with Improved gas engines All o othe of ofthe
the old machinery was as removed and sold soldThe soldThe
The work progressed very slowly and i iwas It Itwas
was finally decided that the old boat could couUnot couldnot
not be reconstructed so as to be antis satisfactory antisfactory
factory Thereupon the company pro proposed proposed
posed to construct in Its place for ror tin tingovernment the thegovernment
government a now boat of t the Holland Holtenttype Hollandtype
type and this offer has been accepted bj bjthe ey eythe
the Navy Department DepartmentMODUS DepartmentMODUS
England and France Certain to ClnsU lash Ore OreNewfoundland Over OverNrwtoundlnnii
Newfoundland Trcntr Cons ConsSt Orts OrtsSt
St St Johns N N F Dec 21On the las lasday last lasttliiy
day f December the AngloFrench mo modus medus
dus Vivendi respecting the Newfbundlam Newfbundlamtreaty Newthundlandtreaty
treaty coast expires and this11 this it Is ex expected expeeted
pected will create serious complication complicationbetween complicationsbetween
between these two powers powersIt powersIt
It Is highly unlikely that the Newfound Newfoundland Newfoundland ¬
land legislature will consent to renew renewthe renewI
I the present arrangements In which cas casgrave case casegravo <
grave friction will probably ensue unless unlesiEngland unlessEngland
England makes another arrangement with withFrance withFrance
France The colonys position however howeverIs
Is so strong with the British public thai thaisuch thatsuch
such arrangement must be decidedly to tovorable favorable
vorable to the colony colonyFLAG colonyFLAGVOllLD
Mr Root Points Out Disastrous lie liesuits Resuits
suits of oilielay Belay on Army Bill BillAbandonment Bill4tbnndonmcnc
Abandonment of Many Points Now Held iu iuthe inthe
the Philippines and Desertion of ofFrlcndlr ofFriendly
Friendly Filipinos We Are AroPledged Areriedged
Pledged to Protect ProtectAt ProtectAt
At the last meeting of the Senate Com Committee Cornmlttee ¬
mittee on Military Affairs the proceed proceedings proceedlags ¬
lags of which were made public yesterday yesterdaySecretary yesterdaySecretary
Secretary Root made a strong presenta presentation presentation ¬
tion of the necessity for immediate legis legislation legislation ¬
lation for the relief of the army He Hestated liestated
stated broadly that if Congress did not at atonce atonce
once increase the army in substantial ac accordance accordance ¬
cordance with the recommendations Of Ofthe Ofthe
the War Department the United States Stateswould Stateswopld
would be obliged to abandon a large per portion perlion ¬
lion of the Philippine Islands where civil civilgovernment civilgovernment
government Is established If the present presentgarrisons presentgarrisons
garrisons are withdrawn from certain certainportions certainportions
portions of the islands the municipal oil officers oilcers ¬
cers mostly Filipinos will be left defense fiefenseless defenseless
less with every prospect of being deprived deprivedof
of their lives and property aid at the thesame thesame
same time the United States will be dis disgraced disgraced ¬
graced the Secretary said for having havingproved havingproved
proved faithless to Its solemn obligations obligationsThe obligationsThe
The Secretary argued that it was neces necessary necesnary ¬
nary to pass the department bill as a awhole awhole
whole in order to properly adjust the mil military milItary ¬
itary organization to the new conditions conditionscreated conditionscreated
created by an Increase of numbers Ws Wsdo V Vdo
do not any of us he said expect that thatfor thatfor
for any considerable period an army of
100000 men will be maintained and for an anarmy anarmy
army of 60000 men the provisions made madeby madeby
by the committee are sufficient sufficientWith sufficientWith
With reference to the matter of staff de details dotails ¬
tails the Secretary said that he was con convinced convinccd ¬
vinced that the control of the permanent permanentstaff permanentstaff
staff departments In the city of Washing Washington Washington ¬
ton is an anovil evil that ought to be remediedand remediedandthat remediedandthat
that it ia highly Important for the army armythat armythat
that there should be Interchangeable serv service servIce ¬
ice between the line and the staff In an answer anrower ¬
rower tc an inquiry the Secretary said that thatIt thatit
It was of minor importance whether there therewas therewas
was a corps or regimental formation of ofthe ofthe
the artillery branch and that while he hefavored hefavored
favored the former he really cared very verylittle verylittle
little about the matter which he regarded regardedas
as purely a technical question He said he hehad hehad
had put the corps formation provision provisioninto provisioninto
into the bill because becaus it had been generally generallyrepresented generallyrepresented
represented to him as a wise provision provisionSecretary provisionSecretary
Secretary Root devoted considerable at attention attention ¬
tention in his testimony to the army can canteen canteen ¬
teen urging that it was a great means of ofmaintaining jfmaintaining
maintaining the morality health and dis discipline dscipline ¬
cipline of the troops He pointed out that thatjthe thatthe
jthe the post exchange is a a club where the themen themen
men get together to read talk and smoke smokeplaying smokeplaying
playing checkers and other games and anddrinking anddrinking
drinking under such natural restraints as asthe asthe
the place afforded affordedA
A prohibition of the canteen the Secre Secretary Secretary ¬
tary said would interfere with enlist enlistments enlistmeats ¬
meats as the men would not enlist if ifthey ifthey
they knew cnew they were going to be con confined confined ¬
fined in a reform school He considered consideredthe consideredthe
the agitation against the canteen as a amisguided amisguided
misguided one holding that the abolition abolitionof
of the canteen would drive the soldiers soldiersout soldiersout
out of the post exchange where they were weresubject weresubject
subject to salutary restraints into the de demoralizing dirmoralizing ¬
moralizing and vicious surroundings out outside outside ¬
side of army posts It would result In Inmore Inmore
more drinking and more deception amon amontlwse among amongthose
those who drink The Secretary also alsopointed alsopointed
pointed out that the proposed enactment enactmentwould enactmentwould
would convey an entirely erroneous and andprejudicial andprejudicial
prejudicial view to the public as to what whathad
had been the course of the army in regu regulating reguhating ¬
hating the sale of liquor up to this time timeROOSEVELT timeROOSEVELT
C JPIiilblU 3 Phitibid Democrat Denoerattppolnted Appointed District DistrictAttorney DIstrIctAttorney
Attorney for New York Con County CountyAlbany my myAlbany
Albany N Y Dec 22 22Gay Gov Roosevelt Rooseveltannounced Rooseveltannounced
announced tonight that he had removed removedfrom removedfrom
from office Col Asa Bird Gardiner dis district district ¬
trict attorney of New York County on oncharges oncharges
charges preferred by Deputy Attorney AttorneyGeneral AttorneyGeneral
General J H IL Hammond and had ap appointed appointed ¬
pointed Eugene J Phllbin of the State StateCounty StateCounty
County Charities a Democrat to fill the thevacancy thevacancy
vacancy vacancyIn I IIn
In a lengthy memorandtttn the governo governosets governosets
sets forth his reasons for veraovinir Cf CfGardiner CrLGardiner
Gardiner He says saysThe saysThe
The charge vitally affecting th thc < r crn crnduct c a aduct
duct of the district attorney is that tln whirr whirri whiprelates
i relates Iates to his attitude at and V n tfe i ition r rtlon
tlon toward the Indictment of < C CPolice ds dsPolice
Police Devery after the latter hat n sfied Iseda sfieda
a scandalously Improper and itfltiuus itfltiuusorder iiit1ozorder
order to the police force under hint htniWhere hintWhere
Where the conduct of the district at attorney ai aitorney ¬
torney of the County of New York affects affectselections affectsections
elections this conduct becomes a a matter matternot matternot
not merely of county but of State and na national rtOtional ¬
tional concern Fraud or violence At tb tbpolls tiar tiarpolls
polls in New York County in a national nationalelection nationalelection
election may concern not merely the thecounty thecounty
county itself not merely the coun counties counties ¬
ties of the State but also the other States Statesof Statesof
of the Union It Is a a mere truium to OB OBsert assert
sert that honest elections free from both bothfraud bothfraud
fraud and violence stand at tlv very verybasis verybasis
basis of our form of republican selfgov selfgovernment selfgayornment ¬
ernment ernmentAldne ornmentAlone
Alone among the other city officials officialscharged officialscharged
charged with the solemn duty of enforo enorc enorcinz j jIns
Ins inz the laws the district attorney on onwhom onwhom
whom rested the heaviest responsibility of ofthe ofthe
the enforcement of the law gave by public publicutterance i iutterance
utterance aid and comfort to the chief chiefof chiefof
of police policeAs polleeAs
As to the charges that the district at attorney attorroep ¬
torney failed in hU duty In assisting the theofficials theofficials
officials of the attorney general office officewho officewho
who were concerned In preventing viola vioLttions violationa
tions of the election law It appears that thatthere i ithere
there was weh failure in at any rate car certain cartam ¬
tain tam eases prior to the election This Thisdoes Thisdoes
does not appear to have been the case caxeafter caseafter
after the election It Is Impossible again i ito i
to accept the plea that actc like thec thecare thes thesare
are to be excused on the ground that they theyspring theyspring
spring from folly rather than from Intent Intentto intentto
to do wrong wrongUnder wrongLnder
Under these circumstances the district districtattorney districtattorney
attorney of the county of New York ia iaremoved Isremoved
removed from office officeCaiBntir officeCaseahty
CaiBntir Llit from Cm JlaeArJaar JlaeArJaarThe lacirzkoirThe
The War Department has received the thefollowing thefollowing
following list of casualties in the Philip Philippines Philippines ¬
pines from Gen MacArthur at Manila ManilaKilled ManilaIZiilcdlloyembor
Killed IZiilcdlloyembor XaventMr 24 Frsrtiu LOSeS C COTP rp Ar Arthur Mthur ¬
thur Dnrr Unrrou T Troop D EteTtntf kveotd C Cavalry T lrjr Sent SentBernard nt ntBercrd
Bernard Biter bttwtta KotemUr ovemher 34 and d December
7 Caftajn ltauiaao Company H TveetrOlath TveetrOlathlafcatrr Twestyninthntoatry
lafcatrr Wetbara VT was wasWeendedCompany tU tUWoondttlCompanr
WoondttlCompanr K Twentrnlstli Infantry InfantryHyi InfantryIfylas
Ifylas Hyi E EroHey severely Company B Tvcctj Tvcctjnlnth Twartyninth
ninth Infantry Chart hanig E Hitter moderate D DttUr
01014 ttUr W Dram BoboU Ccapaar H Signal Corjw CerpeU
U 8 A C con v OurU E V1Uoa uwrUUr Pt Ptalr Pccember
cember alr t Aftina pg Puzy ay Ceicfwjf 0 SJ Blshth ttb Ja Jantrr Jofzstri
ntrr Martin I L Weatherman wounded ja In Inserious oeck oeckltn
serious ltn D December mfc r W IL Baa Ifntalo Leant Csmptny
0 J FwtynlatJi Infantry Unsteiaa Hay hays Wttt lthsre lthsrewounded r rr
wounded r n < J d la H leg above boe tat bait moderate October 50 50urzaoa 195urasoa
5urasoa urzaoa raiuy uy Coaptty F V rtyfo > rtt Iaf Iafry 1sfs 1sfsUT
UT ry Lt Lee pjatt woeaded ia inn slIght NTeisb ovembr r
10 4 Sublf Lures Csajjanr L Tweaiyflftb Jafia Jafiarr isis isistry
try rr WllUa Smith vaunted ounds4 U akouitor digit
Basis of the Treaty Between BetweenChina BrweeiiChina
China and the Powers PowersIKRSVlC
irdemnltr for Both ForeIgn and NativeChrIstians Native NativeChristina
Christina Who nflTerrd at Ike Hands of ofHoxern ofBoxers
Boxers unit Imperial 1 1 rooi roopsseverret roopsseverretPnnloobinentfl Severest SeverestPauUhiHenl
PauUhiHenl far Lenders in the Jlove Jloverneut JievemeutCondlIlous
rneut meutCondlIlous Uontlliious Must He CotiiplieU with withBefore teitiiicrare
Before Troops Will VlIl He iii Wljbilrnwn WljbilrnwnPekin j1IidAuvn j1IidAuvnPekin
Pekin Dec 21 22The The last obstacle htving htvingbetm hevingboon
boon removed the Joint not was signed signedtoday signedtoday
today by all tho foreign ministers Includ Including includlag ¬
lag the oftvoy item the Netherlands who whoarrived whoarrived
arrived only recently recentlyThe recentlyTue
The note will he delivered to LI Huns HunsChang HungChang
Chang and Prince Ching the Chinese Chlniseplenipotentiaries Chineseplenipotentlanios
plenipotentiaries as soon as e the former formershall formershrill
shall have hire sufficiently recovered from his hisindisposition hisindispositIon
indisposition The Chinese close to Li LiHung LiHung
Hung Chang still prefer to believe de despite dospite ¬
spite the signing of the note which they theydid theydid
did not believe would take place that the theprincipal thepnincipar
principal negotiations must be carried on onin onin
in Europe or America They resent the theBritish theBritish
British modification of the note for as asthey asthey
they say some power or powers might mightnot mightnot
not be satisfied until the Indemnity has hasbeen hasbeen
been paid In full which wpuld mean the thooccupation theoccupation
occupation of Pekin for an indefinite time timeas timeas
as It cannot be expected that China can canraise can canraise
raise what would be required requiredpossibly requiredpossiblyi000000001 possibly
1000000000 taelsoit once As a matter of offact offact
fact It will take several years yearsLI yearsLI
LI Hung Changs condition Is reported reportldtoday reportedtoday
today to be so much Improved that hat h hwas he hewas
was able to be out of bed for a short shorttime shorttime
time timej timeThe timeThe
The State Department yesterday made madepubflc I Ipublic
public the text of the joint note of the thepowers thepowers
powers to China The oilicial statement statementfollows statementfoIlws
Department ot State Washington Dec 22 22Tha 21The
The following English version 1 is understood to be bein beIn
in substantial equivalence with the French text ot otI ofthe
I the note to be addressed to the government of ofI ofChina
I China ai agreed upon br the representatives of ofthe ofthe
the cooperating power at Pekin eeeniber > i 4n
1500 n and subsequently amended before signature signatureDuring signatureDuring
During the months of May Ma June July and Au August August
gust of the current jeer serious disturbances disturbancesI disturbancesbroke
I broke out In the northern provinces of Thlna In Inwhich Inwhich
which atrocious crimes unparalleled in history historyand historyand
and outrages against the taw ot nations against againstthe againstthe
the law of humanity and against civilization were werecommitted werecommitted
committed under particularly odious circumstances circumstancesThe cIrcumstancesThe
The principal of these crimes were the following followingFirst followingFirstOn
First FirstOn On the 20th of June his excellency excellencyBaron
Baron von Ketteler while on his way to the thong thongii
11 yamen In performance of his official functions functionswas functiosawas
was murdered by soldiers of the regular army act acting actlug ¬
lug under orders of their chleff chleffSecond chieftSecondOn
Second SecondOn On the same day the foreign legations legationswere legatlonswere
were attacked and besieged The attack contin continued continued ¬
ued without Intermission until the 14th of August Auguston
on which date the arrival of the foreign forces put putan putan
an end to them These attack wer were made by the theregular theregular
regular troops who Joined the Boxers and who whoobeyed whoobeyed
obeyed the orders of the court emanating from the theImperial theimperial
Imperial palace At the same time the Chinese Chinesegovernment Chinesegorerument
government officially declared by Its represents representatives representstIres ¬
tIres abroad that it guaranteed the security of the thalegations thelegatlons
legations legatlonslilhiint
Killing of Japanese Chancellor ClmnnellorThird ChancellorThirdOn
Third ThirdOn On the llth of June Sir 5i Sujyama chan chancellor thancehlor ¬
cellor ot the Legation of Japan while In the dis discharge di dicharge ¬
charge ot an official mission was killed by regular regularat regularsat
at the gates of the city In Pekln and In several severalprovinces severalprovInce
provinces foreigner were murdered tortured or orattacked orattacked
attacked by the Boxers and the regular troops and andsuch andsuch
such as escaped death owed their salvation solely solelyto solelyto
to heir own determined resistance Their estab establishments establiShments ¬
lishments were looted and destroyed destroyedFourth distruyedFourthForeign
Fourth FourthForeign Foreign cemeteries at Pekln especially especiallywere especiallywere
were desecrated the graves opened and the re remains znmains ¬
mains scattered abroad abroadThese abroadThese
These occurrences necessarily led the he foreign foreignpowers
powers to dispatch their troops to China to the end endof
of protecting the Urea of their representatives and andnationals andnatIonals
nationals and restoring cider During their march to toPekln toiekln
Pekln the alileX allied forces mot with resistance from the thaChinese theChinese
Chinese army and had to overcome It by force forceInasmuch forceInastauch
Inasmuch as China has iccognlzed her responsi responsibility ¬
bility expressed regret and evinced a desire to sea seaan seean
an end put to the situation created by the afore aforesaid alonesaid ¬
said disturbances the towrs hate determined to toaccede toaccede
accede to her request upon the irrevocable condi conditions condilions ¬
lions enumerated below which they deem india Indispensable indiapensable ¬
pensable to expiate the crimes committed and to toprevent toprevent
prevent thai recurrence recurrenceI recurrenceThe
I The Dispatch to Berlin of an extraordinary extraordinarymission extraordinarymission
mission headed by ta imperial prince In Older to toexpress toexpress
express the regrets of his hi majesty the Emperor of ofChina ofChina
China and of the Chinese government for the awas awasalnitlon asiasalnition
alnitlon of his eAllency ellency the late Baron von vonKettilcr vonKettsler
Kettilcr Minister o cGermary cGermaryb Gtrmaay Gtrmaayb
b The < rccttcn > on the root of the tsaasslna tsaasslnatlon aseaseinathou
thou of a octomemoratlve monument befitting the therank therank
rank of the deceased bearing an inscription In the theLatin theLatin
Latin German and Chinese languages expressing expressingthe expressingthe
the regrets of the Emperor of China for the mur murder murden ¬
The Punishment Clause ClauseIl ClauseIIa
Il IIa ia 1 The he avrereit punishment for the persons personsdesignated personsdefgnated
designated in the Imperial decrte of September 26 15iieo
1300 find for these whom the representatives of the tbepowers thepowers
powers shall subsequently designate designateb
b The Buoentlon for five years of all odclal odclalexaminations o5lciatexamlitations
examinations in all the cities wtere foreigners have havebeen havebeen
been massacred or have been subjected to cruel crueltreatment crueltnetnoent
treatment treatmentIll tnetnoentilIIloncrable
Ill ilIIloncrable Honcrablc reparation to be made by the Chi Chinese Cliiuses ¬
uses government to < tty the Japanese government for forthe forthe
the munler of Mr Sujyama SujyamaIV Sujyania1VAnexpiatory
IV 1VAnexpiatory An expiatory moBument to be erected by the theJmjwrial theimperial
imperial Chinese government In every foreign Jn Jnternatloaal itsternaticasi
ternatloaal cemetery which has been desperated ur urin oriii
in which the graves have been d destroyed destroyedvms tror 4 4V
V vms Tha icslntenance under conditions to be betenrtned dS dStermtned
termtned by th the powers of cftbe tho interdiction against againsttbe againstthe
the tap hssprtatlon > > rutfon of arms as well as of materials em emxclt
4 CaclCalybly xclt iv ly for the manufacture ot arm armuuurj sans sansrnounlern
rnounlern rnounlernqtt4e uuurj > n f fqyfcVe
qyfcVe indemnItIes for the goveramtnti goveramtntivn goyernmeeota1otre
vn toianit 1otre = is f and individuals as well as asi a atv
tv < i fiztK shoe during the late occurrence have haveB haveatUotd
B itraM In tersa or in property In con conoequeoe < iu M ef eftfir ofrtr
tfir fc bioni y fc l tb the s service rvic of foreigners China t todGat 00 00adts
odGat 5neia i a ai taeasarea acceptable to tb the power powerIfr powersir
Ifr tie jrarpwe t < guaranteeing the he paywmt ot otHid 1 1acid
Hid itdvmnltlea and tU it 4wtereet > ler < t and amortization amortizationof
of U tis loans loansVJJThe loansVUThe
VJJThe right for taoh power to maintaIn a apermanent apersancui
permanent guard for Its it legation and U tt tbe tbediplomatic Ikediplomatic
diplomatic quarter In a defensible eo4iUe tk tkCfciaesc the theChinese
Chinese hivlnjT no right to rM in that quarter quarterVIH qaiarerviliThe
VIH viliThe The dwtruatten of f Us the f forts rU wfcK which might mightobstruct soightobatrct
obstruct tree oomownkation between Pckl sad wj tto ttosea fitea fitelrinesiii
sea a
lrinesiii Irrni nne ni Occupation OccupationIX tJcipailnnIXThe
IX IXThe The right to U the military oeeisgtten eui > atl n 14 f cer certain certaio ¬
tain poInts to t be determIned br a 5 a deftan4lng uedetaandiogamong deftan4lngamong
among the powers In order to nwlstato optn com cammunicatten j jmunleatioa
munleatioa between th the eapttal sad the sea seaX usXIbc
X XIbc 7be Chlft Cheese government u eatu cause to Us pub publlsbed Itohlished
llsbed Oaring two years in ail the robprefeatare robprefeatarean <
an Ini Imperial rUrdcflrt rUrdcflrta desrro desrroa
a Embodying a perpetual prohibition tin under underpenalty < r rpenalty
penalty of death of membership la toy artysocIety aatltjrtcn i iKxsiety
socIety Kxsietyb
b EaumeratlBg th the punIshments tb that shall hav bare
bests taflteud o n th the guilty
together tstec with the ins inspension B Bpcnilan
pension of ait eScfal OtIai examinations la the ch clti cltiwfeer ettler ettlerwhere
wfeer where foreigner bate ten teenmurdend murder
or have bay U teen teenauWectr4 n nsubjected
subjected to cruel treatment and andct andIC
IC ct Fartherewe aa Imperial de deeee rt to be tone toneaad eq4 eq4and
and poUtofced throughout th tnjln amps ampsthat w eMg
that toe lb governors geaeral Ticweys
govwwwi govwwwiand gaYrseeand
and all pwia prermnetal W or Ioa5 Ioa cffieUli shall naM i to fc Lid Lidresponsible M Mresponsible
responsible for the mal sesiateneaca ta of order wfthte wfthteti wthigtheir
ti their r respective jurisdiction
ana that
nt to tov the theevent
event v ot cf renewed antiforeign dUturbanwa diaba
or a any y
other laftMtloni of treaty ooeurrlot 00eurrfa ajut w wte wtechili > fc fcp
chili 501 forthwIth be anti
suppressed the
p persons on pwUt ponisbed they the said oflUUHrahsM emstas ahat gvg U i iImMdUUly
ImMdUUly reacted and forerar dU disquefifled < jU4Hn d Irons
UMlB holdina any effle ot5te ef baser boaonXITfce baserxtTh
XITfce Cdne Chinese govcrament to BtxUrtakt f to > B BB4 as
gOtiats ameadats to lb treaties of cen cenand
and B4 Mvjfatloa reesldepo4 B KKX > nwfu t to th foreign forrW forrWpowtrt
power and opec ether matters ptrUlaiag pertainun t 14 their
waaertUI relations with tb thy obj object t of f talliutlic foeIll4JgXiiTbe
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1 first In the Forbidden Cltr CltrSome hi hiSome
Some Hgtit is farnlufced on o the coatro coatrowrsy enotroarsy
wrsy as t to wh who flrst em enter r < m the F Fortoiti rbd
dan City I let Pekin by a report ro received etlvI
by Gen Charles H Hwtod HwtodcC rwood eawmiao4nt eawmiao4ntcr
cr th the Marine Ocrn This r repot port ffeu ffeui p pwarded
i warded by Opt Charles G LMK L o ur urdate dr drdate
date of November i MaIns tat s io detail then
Company D First Regiment ot MartoaB MartoaBtared Megewas
was the liret to enter the 01 aM cap
lured it Cot Henry day Oociiranc OociirancmaodJHg fochrsnsmending
mending tb the marinte ut n the Aalatte siatie Sta StaUoa gt gttiozi
Uoa forwards Capt Longs report from fromFort tree
Fort San Fettna Cnvft P I with ibis ihtacomment ibiscomment
comment The Incident hre herein descrlb descrlbbecame 4oscribnbitme
became known to m ine whU while ta 1 Petcla aa aaI anI
I believe tans not been Rwntioaed U thus us tar tarin tarIn
in any report of the eazupsga n > jwa ta China ChinaCape
Cape Long in submitting U thi e report on onthe onI
I the duties performed by b Company J JUnited Jo JoUnited
United States marine at Pekia Chta Chtaof Chine ChineC
C of August H 1 last says aaytUp 0 0Up
Up M that tin taw FVbW4o City but fM Wwn WwnsMera4 bseoheeled
heeled by toy W the ailM fWM Theo W 1 lh lhf Ii Iileer
f leer r gates VHwmi the CklMM gale gal a cad d tt he > e Phi Pbrthe Phibidden
bidden Ctty had been les the peasse day by bythe
the AmerMaM hM the thea they htMert awl deafly fiMtllywHMrew deaflywIthdrew
wIthdrew to Ue ta ftrtt gat sW wkk m a heW IU IUeelvlBg ltecoKIng
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bulWlags ass amn a as < aUicat he ia nest t a aims aimstageose a adlately
tageose for so to hebi sad erevy I iutd e edistoiy
dlately wKh my eeapaay tenw forced U the kent g gel geland t tand
and eatered th the city Ja Japossee M saUls otftetH otftetHto etesIM etesIMI
I to out tr Mtarii eatesieg bat I did wn eeaeHar their stain ato atot h hto
t to any toatrel at that petal OB et sMeriog ri g there therewas ItarewsI
was ao epp appesittea < ltl i th the Chla ChInese M havlag 4eart depustd depustdleaving d dleaving
leaving their tent tents aad haaa Mearro M auarfiag 1 1piwr pc pcgearde
piwr gearde on the tt ef th the UilUlag aad tfc ISo r regl reglresat Rl RlteaUl
teaUl Mien were heleted eej ea see ef th a4miata a4miatatratlea adlsismalls
malls hvlkllags Te the beat ef ay y LIst flit flitWM thk thkwas
WM the ant and only eccvpatl eccoipattea f th tbs Ff PebIddt PebIddtCity Wdrt WdrtCity
City by any at the allied feftwe aa4 th the oary uaw uawthat Uvthat
that any fence boitted H lIe sakes them We r rmalaW cc ccmates
mates there from about SM to J8 35 p m is when whenI
I received an order ta withdraw aa1 t to loss a aK aDM14
K DM14 re at th the fevrth lean gal Capt MktlMw ar sd < J
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ravings InstliHilon lIstitijtioinrripi Cnrrlnil Down oocn with the tlionierlcnn thetiiierlcnn
nierlcnn Nntionn NntionnBoltlmoro NatianalBaltimore
Baltimore Dec 21ln Jn financial circus circuslittle cirehqlittle
little surprise W was H expree expressed today that thatthe
the American National Bank of thin city
had suspended It is said aW that the Haiti Haitimore BatUmore
more Clearinghouse Association had hadpractically hadpractically
practically carried the institution Biiut Biiuti sitwetlast
i last December Upon tho report of a rr rrcent re recent
cent examination into it its affairs it w wdecided wa wadecided
decided by the association yesterday t tnotify <
notify the Comptroller of the Currency Currencyof
of its condition The associated bank ot otBaltimore if
Baltimore havo advanced the cmbnr cmbnrrassed enobarrasseci
rassed institution 0000 000 which it is said saidis saidIs
is wall secured securedDuring securedDuring
During the administration of former formerMayor foinerMayor
Mayor Maleter who was then a director directorof directorof
of the bank tho American National wes wnaone wescne
one of the citys depositorIes the munici municipality munictiality ¬
pality at one time having hiavin WJ0 OCO on df dfposlt diposit
posit with it Upon aaaumlng oilier othic m msuccession insuccession
succession to Mr Moister Mayor hay A Awithdrew 4 4withdrew
withdrew the 300001 0O05 duo the c ty Tho Thodirectors 1hudirectors
directors of the bank held a meeting to today today ¬
day but declined to make a statement statementfor statementfor
for publication publicationThis publicationThis
This Is the drat failure of a national nationalbfink nationalbtnk
bfink in Baltimore since the national nationalbanking nationalimnlcing
banking law wont into effect effectAs effectAs
As a direct result of the embarra8m embarrassment embarrassmentof nt ntof
of the American National Bank of this thiscity thiscity
city the Economy Saving Bank whi whirh whirhoccupies < h hoccupies
occupies offices in the he some stime bulldlnr and andwhoso alilwhose
whoso directorate 1 is largely drawn from fromthe frontthe
the latters stockholder also failed to toopen toopen
open Its doors this tnornng tnornngThe mornIng mornIngThe
The directors held a meeting of several wtxvralhours severalhours
hours duration abcut noon At ita con conclusion conclusion ¬
clusion D L Brinton made the following followingstatement followingstatemcnt
statement statementOwing statemcntOwing
Owing to the fact that our ca casIo h funds fundsarc fundSnrc
arc deposited in the American National NationalBank NationaLBank
Bank wo have been compelled to sue sueprod ua uapcnd
prod payment We expect as soon as Us Usaffairs Itsaffairs
affairs are straightened out to pay our ourdepositors ourdepositors
depositors In full and hope that they wDl wDlThe wIlonly
only suffer a elfght inconvenience lrofllt lroflltpossibld
possibld shortness oC ChrIstmas mu muThe
The depositors are for the mot iurt iurtRussian jean jeanRussian
Russian Hebrews and a large crowd f fthese f fthese
these stood about the doors of the bank bankduring batikduring
during the day At on one time the crowd crowdnumbered crowd crowdnumbered
numbered between SCO and COO and n acres acresaltated s ssltated
sltated a dispersing by b the police There Therewas Therewas
was no disorder disorderFLEEING disorderFLEEING
One of the Gang Cnptureil nnil nndhl All H ilie Plun Plunder Ilunicr ¬
der Itccoverril ItccoverrilTullahoma itecoverrilTullahoma
Tullahoma T Tenn nn I Dec > c 22 22FIve Five men mendynamited mendynamited
dynamited the vault of the Coffee Coun County County ¬
ty ty jiiiim Bank tt at atuiiviicBici Manchester Ky + f fThey edriy today todayThey
They secured J5WO 5000 in currency stole a ahandcar of ofhandcar
handcar and escaped In the direction of ofTullahoma ofTuhlahoma
Tullahoma Shortly after their departure departurethe departunthe
the lone night patrol of Manch Manchester Kr found foundthe tuntlthe
the banks doors open He Immediately Immediatelytelephoned Immedlatelytolephotied
telephoned the authorities A policeman policemanand policemanand
and deputy sheriff heavily armed secret secreted secretccl ¬
ed themselves along the railway a mile milued mileout
out In a short time the handcsr appear appearad
ed and was ambu ambushed hed Four of th ththieves thuthieves
thieves succeeded in K 5etting tting away In th thdarkness tbdarkness
darkness but the Hfth man proved to b hi hithe J Jall
the one who carried the treasure ani aniall
all the loot was recovered Bloodhound Bloodhoundwere Bioodltounwere
were put on the cent of the other fo r rbut rbut
but they have so far cludwi1 their pur purSUDatton II IIsuers
ii iiDalton
SUDatton suers Dalton City Ill Dc 22netwf n J3no4 J3no4namited lLflO lLflOand
and IO0 was secured by a geng wh IY
namited the vault of the Editor t Ci itv itvBank V VBank
Bank early today Although T Tquickly pen wet wetquickly
quickly formed no trac trace of th fi thbetI > tH tHhas uI uIhas
secured securwlCleveland a aCleveland
has yet bean
Cleveland Ohio Dec 22Rurars I M Mlast us uslast
last night attempted to rob the Kxchar KxcharBank Lxchavl pa paBank
Bank at Madison Ohio twontynv mills mliMoast millsoust
oust of tills city They blew i > rn rnsafe i isafe
safe but were frightened away lrn lrnscouring I ni nisecuring
scouring Its contents A man who wh < ih i iv iverod t tcreel
creel the burglars at work was eaiaJ 1 rI rIbound I Ibound
bound and gagged The safe conum i J Jlarge 3large
large sum or money but not a cent wan wstsecured wansecured
secured by the cracksmen cracksmenFORAKER
rorfo Rican Irelnliiturc Vote l tie Orrrrolo OrrrroloIt
It IrovUlonn and Apprnl to 5 aurt aurtSan nUlls nUllsSan
San Juan Porto Rico Dec 2I Ittin1ttg Ittin1ttgthe > urid uridthe
the debate In the hou house today wv rril rrilof ril rilof
of the loaders vehemently drw denauPc4 > urir < 4 t tForakor > but butForakor
Forakor law and critidaed the govr govrmont ho homoat
mont bill for the reorganization of th tt in insular innular ¬
sular police force The qu ueetion tlon f lr lrcrenslnjr I Icreasing <
creasing the salaries of ofli otr ra n rid i mn wit witper
25 per cent the expense ot ininteitt1n ininteitt1nthe aini lmn lmnthe
the force aggregating mm mmed dl eruss erussed
ed and the point wa was ralaM th thet t achurl achurlp ctim ctimK
p K of the Foraker law 4 dies not flv flvright git thr thrright
right to the bout u dx x mUri urh urhIIKIIL Lie cn cnright
IIKIIL right being UOIIIK rxvtmfiwm exclusively restc V VI VIecutlve in I1i CX1 ah ahecrutive
ecutlve council liener nor Vtvi Vtvimid t tsaid °
1II 1IIthem
mid If thl this f fthan InterpoetPtlOfl lii rorrref
than we rtMHik rtMHikcouncil address the Aifl rican
council M continent continentlater contInentaLs td We are Ig1 y yhaters
later in nam name ony onyof ot4Y The Yraktr law l la
IticIC IV 1411 Into IntoSenor
a rat hiok for Jorto
who whowas
wade a mottsn
Senor rories
dIarer4 4S 4Sthe
was seoondwd aid CUtkd 10
aid U ri rieassar
law liz
the Furakec
eassar resort to toe courts to prOs e t lie lierights
rights of the legtsitOC5 legtsitOC55enor
Gtodla 4eeI1 ° tht LIII 14 a amonstrosIty
and It WOS sloe asorrtsd asorrtsdthat
monstrosIty 1
litany Lu Luwas
teIi4lJ 10 deetrey
that the hew meesUA and was waswirkM
was en Ighuroas sl
Cornwall i
lOW Deisdati
wirkM d5t the law At tha thachoinf
en eloquent sendO th ssntms t twas
choinf of toYl would wouldprove
that the ji44iflt
was apesseI 31 forerunner of future lack cove coveofhr000Y
to be
prove ofv ofvlltan
of ofhr000Y harmoay harmoayTir
lltan lltanThree
Tir Three HrIdefITtI1ru Jirldgrpert Virtue HurnrdlK HurnrdlKKeel horned IhotI IhotIfldgeport
D l S SHtcbklu
fldgeport building buildingwas
Htcbklu erztih1r tebla teblaa
dOlT0Yed by Ire this noon
was fteld the otchkti tirors tirorsCompany
a lou of Core
the lees 2seiufaeIurtftIt Oro Oropony
Company aii the Connetkut hasp Cn khJl khJlpeny
pony building r rall
the b
peny ° uPIed of stock Ala tel
all aniff red a total loss in the buiWhi tO J JKeel
400 hands were
Defenrfrr eueptitod 1 1BriJttoI iQ iQBrIstol
Keel of Cup
tilt 13C It Itthaw
kei Of
BrIstol It L LkfcW I Dec
t55S5fU1iY Oi 5 5plated
thaw kfcW CUP CUPboddVd de was
51 51teraoon
plated at the lerrdeiliOttS
teraoon The aeta1 work of a51104 i inigi inigigreat
1 vpwid of aSs o thu thutook
great mas
ihouo 5 5of
took sI ciod a halt hears 1 I Ithe
of pigs of load were yeniords 10
the keel and the are now ir4
boddVd la tb the in mediA K i ilion meti metiHelkiejohul
Helkiejohul siianle us ill anspalS anspalSlion
lion 0 0rtary George 11 ldeIkiJekn Assietlil AssietlilSecretarY
of Var left Walst Walstterday
SecretarY rtary rtaryntftv
I I I Igranted
terday for Ujeseta Mst his
granted Isave of aireeft for Ii i h I
begot a fo510dI Jilt Jiltfrom
00 Mill at
IC ICfct
from aulIbi
fct the NeLlsaks enaiicehili trio triocant
reUrcnjont ot Scuuior n a aiou
cant ntftv by tb the

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