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if II IS ODD tiEO XIII. LAST TO PASS THE SA CRED PORTAL IN ST. PETER'S (EP&ESSIVE SILSICB REIGSEB 15 THE SACRED PROCESSION EN TERED THE V—sT CA THEDRAL LAID BY TEE POPE HIMSELF • Solrtcn Bricks Placed In the Closed lint ranee, There to Remain for a Hundred Years. ROME, Dec. 24.-The pope today per formed the ceremony of closing the holy door of St. Peter's cathedral with the gorgeous forms usuaj to great func tions of this kind. It was a magnifi cent spectacle. There was a great gathering of the princes of the church, who participated In the ceremony, which ■was witnessed by enormous crowds. The closing of the holy door took place with the utmost pomp of the Catholic church. Hi* holiness descended to St. Peter's cathedral at 11 a. m., and the cer emonies lasted until Ip. m. The pope then returned to his apartments ap parently not fatigued. 'He intoned the Te Deum in a resonant voice and through out gave evidence of being in excellent health and spirits. He used the artistic golden trowel, subscribed for by the Catholics of fhe world, in mortaring the three gilded bricks which he placed as a first layer on the threshold of St. Peter's door. The whole pontificial court participated in the ceremonies. The spectacle inside the basilica was superb. The pillars of the central nave were draped with gold-embroidered scarlet cloth, and the piece under which the function took place was transformed into a magnificently decorated hall. On the left, on the holy door, was erected the pontificail throne, covered with red and gold. Oji the right hand of the door stood tribunes, royal rersonages, princes. Knights of Malta and other representa tives of the Roman nobility and other distinguished person?. Inside the church every inch of space was.occupied by the throng which gathered early in the morn ing. A strong detachment of troops, stationed in the square in front of the cathedral, controlled the incoming crowd, who literally raced to secure the best positions. The pope left his apartments at 11:45 a. m., borne in the sacred chair and pre ceded by clergy with lighted candles, bishops, archbishops and cardinaJs, and escorted by the pontifical noble guards. IS if 4 CAPE COLONY. CAPE TOWN, Dec. 24.—Lord Kitch ener has arrived at De Aar, Cape Col ony, and is taking steps to crush the Boer movement. LONDON, Dec. 24.—"We learn," says GEN. CHRISTIAN DBWET. the Daily Mail, "that the reports of the serious situation in Cape Colony are fui • scraNtot^ street CAl£ STJ^IKEI^S PEACEApLEu SCRANTON, Pa., Dec. 24.—The second day of the street car men's strike passed off as quietly as the first. Seven men imported from Syracuse joined with the company's superintendents, clerks, and other employes in manning eight cars, and although they ran through all parts of the city from daybreak until night fall, sot a single instance of violence or intimidation were reported. The strikers interviewed the men taking their places and induced four of them to quit, and in exacting promises from three others not to go to work tomorrow. One of the men from Syracuse was provided with transportation by the strikers and re turnou home. Two others turned in with the strikers in helping to induce the other seven to quit. Very few people rode on fhe cars, al though there was no danger of violence. Even women preferred to labor under a load of Christmas bundles for two or three miles rather than be seen riding on the tabooed cars. All sorts of wagons" and carriages were pressed into service by the livery men to carry people to and from the suburbs and the railways up and PLOOPY CHRISTMAS TJ^AGEPY AT A PAISICE. NEW YORK, Dec. 25 —An Italian dance nt iWammaroneck, N. V., which was started last night as a Christmas celebra tion ended this morning in a murderous row. 0r.6 man being killed outright and another so severely stahbed that he is expeot'.d to die, and others receiving dan gerous wcninds. The scene of the row was the "Foot and a Half House." From - what can be learned the fight was started by Intenso Doeri. Vlttoro Nar raglano was waltzing around -the hall •with a young woman who had refused to dance with Doeri. The latter followed them about the hall ridiculing their danc- THE ST.PAUL GLOBE On his arrival at the portal of St. Peters he alighted and entered the church through the holy door. As he appeared on the threshold, the solemn and silvery tones of the trumpet echoed through the edifice. The chapter of the Vatican met him and presented ..to him holy water which he sprinkled upon the congregation. IMPRESSIVE SCENE. Applause being forbidden a religious silence was observed, which heightened the grandeur and impressiveness of the moment. Borne now on the sedia cestatoria to the high altar, he stepped to the ground and knelt before the most precious relics of the Catholic church, which were displayed on the altar. Then the proces sion re-formed and proceeded to the chapel of the sacrament, where the pon titf again knelt fOT sometime, while the choir of the Sistine chapel chanted Psalms. The pope was then borne to the holy door, where he alighted from the sedia gestatorla and waited until the entire procession had passed out through the door, he leaving the church last, and walking to the throne where he seated himself. DOOR SEALED UP. A number of sacred songs were sung by the papal choir, after which Leo arose and ended the ceremonies by clos ing the door. Then he descended from the throne, knelt before the dome and laid with the golden trowel a layer of cement of which he placed three gilt bricks bearing commemorative inscrip tions. Besides the bricks he placed a casket containing gold, silver and bronze medals and bearing the head of Leo and inscriptions recording the opening and closing of the holy door. The pope having ascended the throne, Cardinal Bishop Serafijio Veranutelli, great penitentiary, and four other car dinals performed a ceremony of laying cement and three bricks after which the masons employed by the Vatican closed the • doorway with a canvass screen, painted to represent marble with a cross in the center. The candles borne by the clergy were extinguished, the Te Deum was sung and the pontiff, having given solemn benediction was immediately carried back to his apartments. It is estimated that 80,000 persons were spectators of the ceremony. CERTIORARI DENIED. Gape Nome Case Mast Be Tried in Circuit Court. WASHINGTON, Dec. 24.—The United States supreme court today denied the petition for a writ of certiorari in the case of Chipps vs. Liridefberg. This is a famous mining case, from Cape Nome, Alaska, involving the regularity of the appointment of a receiver for a gold mine in that district by Judge Noyes. The case was removed to the United States circuit_ court of appeals for the Ninth circuit and the present proceedings was inteded to secure its removal to the supreme court before a decision had been rendered in the circuit court. The order issued today was against the peti tioners and the effect will be to leave the case for trial in the circuit court. ly confirmed. The invading Boers are receiving mucn°assistance from the Cape Dutch. Railway communication between Cape Town and the North is almost en tirely severed, partly by Boer operations and partly by rains." "Since the Nooltgedacht affair," says the correspondent of the Daily Mail at The Hague, "Mr. Kruger lias become stiffnecked. He now scornfully, rejects all private suggestions in the nature of peace overtures." "There is no sign of the despondency which characterized "Black December" la^t year. At the same time the Christ mas festivals find little cause for extreme satisfaction. The press regrets that the nation is still at war. Some take the trouble to remind their readers that there are four times as many troops in Soutn Africa now as there were twelve months ago, and all engaged in the monotonous and wearisome "duties against a vanish ing foe and needing. the sympathy of friends at home this festive season. The Standard, which sees that Christmas iir.ds the British people in a chastened mood, moralizes upon the strange lack of political foresight regarding the char acter and the wisdom of the opera tions against the Boers. It confesses that "everything lias long since been done that would 1 have been possi ble to end the war, if we had been con tending; against European pow*ers." It is confident, however, that the settlement is only a question of time. down the valley ran extra trains to the suburban towns, so by one means or another shoppers managed to go into the central portion of the city ai«* business was not seriously affected, as was dread ed. Boys placed rubbish and stones on the Green Ridge tracks during the after noon, but these were the extent of the Interference. The few cars that kept up irregular trips to the more important suburbs were jeered at along the line, but this was the worst thing the car men were called upon to endure. General Manager Silliman and President Clark, of Philadelphia, had a long conference today, and at its conclusion Mr. Clark returned to Philadelphia. Mr. Silliman stated after the conference that the com pany is satislied with the situation and prospects, and intended to cou% nue its policy increasing the number of cars running day by day until all are running, rather than to run regular schedule. By this policy he believes the company will soon have the full number of cars running. The strikers have men at the railway stations watching for men said to be coming to take their places. ing and making himself obnoxious. Narraglano challenged him to a duel and Doeri accepted. They met outside, all the others following. Narraglano drew a knife, Doeri a stilleto. The latter drove his weapon into Narranglano twice. The latter drew a revolver and fired twice, wounding Doort and mortally wound.ng Guis.sepe, one of the musicians, the bul let piercing his brain. This immediately precipitated a fight. Narranglano and Guiessepe were helpless on the floor. Two others were bleeding- from many wounds. Guissepe. the musician, died tonight and Narraglano 4s, still unconscious. No ar rests have as yet been made. TUESDAY MORNING, DECEMBER 25, 1900. if THE GLOBE ff Wishes its Readers and Advertisers B\yß Sttß ■K^*^/'^^^otE fp^Bwy^-^Sb i "**! "^r^v^^-vm\\'^\ ) // '/■■]■] *B|B"' '■'■" i 1 u~ * ~ . - , / * ,-...- _-_i." '"*._-;* ■_"■" ' An Easy Puzzle f»r Little Folks' Sharp Eyes—Here Y«m May Find Not Only Santa Clans, but His Deer and Sleigh, a Christmas Tree, a Christmas Turkey, « Bad Little Hoy Who Was Skipped by St. Nick, a Good Lit tle Boy and His Good Little Sister and Some of the Toy* They Received. 110 CHIEF IB ii CAN CLOSE EVERY ILLEGAL. RE SORT IN SEW \<>BK IP HE WISHES NEW YORK, Dec. 24.—The Tammany committee of five, at a meeting^ held to day, issued a statement that Chief of Police Dev^ry could rid the city of vice in two hours if he so chose. They further say they will present facts to the grand jury in the event of no im mediate action being taken by the police. Chairman Nixon presided at the meeting. Several members of the police depart ment appeared before the committee, and said that places mentioned in the list given to Chief Devery by Chairman Nixon were closed. The majority of the places were gambling dens and disorderly houses After an executive session of two hours. Chairman Nixon gave out the following statement: TAMMANY STATEMENT. "The list of suspicious places handed to the police is by no means complete, and we shall be guided by developments as to whon; and how they shall be made public. My object is to close such places, and by closing them demonstrate to their owners that those who have taken money from them for protection lack the power to protect. No matter what party is in office, about the same sort of men will be—found farming out immunity; Every department of the city government ex cept the police department is doing good work. "I am satisfied by what I have found that the chief of police could close every gambling house and pool room in the city in a few hours. Our motive now is to show that these places are not protect ed by the Tammany organization, and further than that to show that a system which has existed during this and the preceeding administration can be stopped if the police department can be Induced to act. A single headed commission with power can remedy existing abuses, not only for a time, but permanently. A bi partisan police commission and the excise department are the sores on the body politic and they should be reformed joint ly, and they will be when the people come to a full knowledge of the iniquities which owe their existence to them." Fell Sixty Feet and Lives. NEW HAVEN. Conn., Dec. 24.—Bew man Esher, of Chicago, the Tale fresh man who fell sixty feet from Plerson hall, a college dormitory, last. October while trying to assist a fellow classmate in the latter's effort to gain access to his room, was removed to his home in Chicago today. Physicians state that no permanent injury will result from the frightful fall. MERRY CHKISTMAS. ■ran HAS RECEIVED THE BLACK EAGLE FROM HIS IMPERIAL MASTER : 0 - ::~:- y- —-4— :.: '. BERLIN, Dec. 24.-^-l?mperor William's bestowal upon Count yon Buelow of the imperior chancellor cf the highest dec oration, the order of the Black Eagle, is interpreted to signify imperial ap proval of his recent utterances in the reichstag, particularly of his skillful management of th« China debate, as well as the Kruger incident, and the pan-Ger man agitation. HAY-PAUNCIgFOTE TREATY. The National Zeifuhg, a journal usually friendly to the United States, discussing toe rejection of ' the Hay-Pauncefote treaty in its original form by the senate, says: KICK ON NEW TARIFF. The chamber at commerce of Berlin has presented a petition to Count yon Buelow for the maintenance of the pres ent tariff policy of the empire, protest ing- particularly against the maximum and minimum duties,, the abandonment of the most favored nation clause and tnc extension of the ad valorem system. Public opinion continues to regard the position of Count yon Buelow-Weimer, imperial secretary of state for the in terior, as shaken in consequence of the scandal growing: out of the course of the ministry of the- interior in inducing the central association of manufacturers to provide funds for* printing official ma terial in favor of passing the anti-strike bill. A Posen paper prints a report that"* the count will be appointed to an admin istrative position there. IMPERIAL CHRISTMAS. The Christßi^s weather in Berlin is mild, cloudy and dry- Today there were the usual street scenes. Emperor Wfl. liam, at 3 p. m., attended the distribu tion at Potsdam of presents to the guard dv corps. He dfcigd at the palace an hour later and th*n joined in the family festivities which included the usual array of tables covered with white cloths and the Christmas tree* for the princes, one for each. STERN BURG CASE. An appeal has been taken in the case of the Berlin banker, Sternberg, recently convicted of an offense against moralty, to the reichsgereicht, or supreme court of the empire. The Berliner Tageblatt says that the executive committee of the Berliner bar association has lodged a complaint with Dr. Sehreineht, Prussian minister of jus tice, against the treatment to which Sternberg's lawyers have been subjected. filSl'llll FILIPINO INSURGENTS KEEP UNCLE SAM'S TROOPS ON THE GO MANILA, Dec. 24.—Advices to the As sociated Press from the Island of Leyte show that there is still considerable tur moil on the west coast, but that he east is quiet, the leaders hav ing retired to the mountains. Lieut. Frank E. Lynch and three men of the Fourty-fourth volunteer infantry were wounded near Ilongas on the west coast. Two men of Company L, Forty-third volunteer Infantry, were kill ed and three of Companies L and F together with Lieut. Lewis H. Leaf, were wounded Dec. 13, near S:m Miguel, North western Leyte. No decided results have yet been secur ed by the 2,000 -United States troops dis tributed among the coast towns of Samar. The Federal party in Manila has de rided upon a new organization and today published, in the Spanish and Filipino evening newspapers, an address to the Filipinos. APPEAL FOR PEACE. "The number of Filipinos who are con vinced that the time for peace has come increases daily," says the address. "The object of the Federal party is the union of all Filipinos who really wish for peace and who are disposed to work for it. It appeals to those who will attempt to attain for the Philippines the greatest number of liberties under the application of the American constitution. We oa!l ourselves the Federal party, because un der American sovereignty the righteous aspirations cf the Philippines will be to form a part of the American federation as states of the union." The executive committee has cabled President McKinley, announcing that the organization hss been perfected, and tendering an expression of good will. Copies of the address have been sent intc the provinces. The new paragraph in the platform, declaring for American recognition of the legality of some acts done by the authorities of the insurgent government, is in conformity with pre cedents established during the reconstruc tion period following the Civil wax in In the United States. Ran Into an Open Switch. ROME, Ga., Dec. 24.—A passenger train on the Chattanooga, Rome & Southern railway was wrecked at Millers last night. The train was running at full speed, when It suddenly took the side track and crashed into a dozen box cars. It is believed the switch was turned for the purpose of wrecking the train. The engineer and fireman saved their lives by jumping, although the fireman re ceived severe internal injuries. Several passengers were glightly injured. PRICE TWO CENTS-j F ?v£ rc«sr.. >."• BULLETIN OF IMPORTANT NEWS OF THE DAY Weather Forecast for St. Paul: Fair; Warmer. I—Holy Door Closed. Paris Exhibits Tied Up. Chief Devery's Move. Rebels Full of Fight. Knelow In High Favor. Pennsylvania Electric Strike. 2—<Santa Claus at the Grand. In Honor of Reason. Troubles of the Cunninghams. 3—Sews of the Northwest. Treaty Started for England. Doings in Congrew. ■4—Editorial Page. 6—Sporting Sews. ■New* of the Railroads. 6—Christmas in the Colonies. Popular Wants. 7— South St. Paul Live Stock. Review of Stock Market. B—Bell Bobs Up Again. Game Commission's Work. Church Changes Quarters. Minneapolis Matters. SLAIN AS A WITCH. FILIPINO WOMAN MURDERED BY HER NEIGHBORS. WASHINGTON, Dec. 24.—News has been received at the war department ot a peculiarly atrocious murder m the Philippines, the circumstances of which were developed at the trial of six natives before a miliary commission at Capiz Panay, P. I. It appears from the testi mony that two of the prisoners weie responsible for the death of the wife of one of their neighbors. With seven or eight other men they went to the house of a native named Victor Pere and forcibly took him and his wife to the Panay river where they bound their hands behind them and told them that their last day had come. The woman was struck with a bolo and her dead body body thrown into the river. Her husband witnesssed her murder and an ticipating similar treatment sprang into the river and notwithstanding his arms were pinioned managed to reach the op posite shore. According to the witnesses the motive for the crime was a super stitious belief that the murdered wo man was a witch possessed of occult powers, whereby she in some mysterious way had brought about the death of a neighbor's child. The two men were tried and sentenced to be hanged, but Gen. Mac Arthur mitigated the sentence In each case to hard labor for twenty years, out of consideration for the ex ceedingly low order of intelligence and blind superstition of the accused. VENEZUELA'S REVOLUTION FORCE OF GOVERNMENT TROOPS SENT TO SUPPRESS PERIZARA. CURACAO, Dec. 24.-Celestino Perizar formerly the secretary of President Cas tro, of Venezuela, revolted against the Venezuelan government, near Lozerna in the Guaraco district. A force of 2,5ju Venezuelan troops, under Gen. Aristedes Fendo, has been sent against Perizara. WASHINGTON. Dec. 24.-^C a pt. Hawley cabled the navy department last evening that he had sailed with the Hartford from La Guayra to Curacao. It is said at the navy department that this does not ef fect the execution on the instructions sent to Capt. Hawley a few days ago to look after American interests in Ven ezuela and co-operate with Minister Loomis. Cuaraco, only a short distance from La Guayra, directly across the channel, is a cable end, and the Hartford is therefore in a good position to execute her trust. DURYEA'S MILLIONS. His Three Daughters Want Their Sh:ir«- of the Estate. NEW YORK, Dec. 24.-Surrogate Sea bury, of Nassau county, received notice today from counsel for the contestants of the will of the late Edgard E. Duryea, the wealthy starch manufacturer, that on behalf cf his clients, he would with draw all objections to the probate of the will. The object of hi-? withdrawal, it is stated, is to pave the way to bringing an action in behalf of the contestants, the testator's three daughters, in the su preme court, where it is desired to have the case tried by a jury. OLD KENTUCKY FEUD Cannt'N Death of Two, With Two More Probable. LONDON. Ky., Dec. 24.—Two men were killed and two wounded at Faris' distil lery, in Clay county, twelve miles from here, late yesterday. Four members of the Slzemore family on one side, and Henry Barrett and W. H. Young on the other, engaged in a desperate fight. Young and one of the Sizemores were killed, and two of the Sizemores were probably fatally wounded. An old feud was the cause of the trouble. ClJpAllY KlptfAPEl^Ss SIGNAL LAMTEI^II FOtlNp. OMAHA, Neb., Dec. 24.—Seven and one half miles west of Omaha, on Center street, in Mc4rdle precinct, and about a quarter of a mile west of the Bij Pappio, in the Raddock grove, on the south side of the road, there was found Thursday morning the lantern with the white and black ribbons attached, which was used to "flag" Mr. Cudahy on his drive into the country last Wednesday night, carrying the $25,000 with which to secure the return of his son. If was found by two sons of a farmer, on their way to school. They picked up the lan tern, supposing it was left by "movers," who might have camped at the point over night. The lantern was immediately placed in the possession of a constable, who brought it to Omaha this afternoon. Today two trouser legs and an under shirt sleeve were found buried beneath the snow near the fence adjoining the road. The finding of the lantern settles Jessle Mqi^lsoN I^ELEASEp Oti PA! L. TOPEKA, Kan., Dec. 24.—A Capital special from Eldorado says: Jes3ie Mor rison was released this evening on $5,000 bonds. Her father accompanied the sher iff to the jail, and Jessie was released Ell 11 IIP FRENCH RAILWAY EMBARGOES THIRTY CARS OF AMER ICAN GOODS WASTS DHCLI SIBI T8 KITH BEFORE THE GOVERNMENT DIS PLAY CAN GO ABOARD THE PRAIRIE CONTRACTOR RAISES A ROW Builder of the United States Pavil ion Atao Makes Trouble for Secretary Brackett of the Commission. PARIS, Dec. 21.—Thirty cars, forming: part of the United States government exhibit at the recent exposition, were suddenly laid under embargo today at Havre, the railway company declining 1 to surrender them pending payment of a claim of 5,710 francs. This extraordin ary action seriously delaying the depar ture of the United States auxiliary cruis or Prairie from Havre for New York with, government exhibits, was made the sub ject of a formal protest to the French government by United States Ambassa dor Porter. The company bases its claim on demurrage charges on freight in the cars when the goods were brought to the exposition tor installation. Some time ago the claim was submitted and Maj. Brackett, secretary of the American commission.investigated it and concluded it had no foundation as some of the cars charged against the American govern ment never contained official exhibits, while the others were cars utilized by private exhibitors and not therefore chargeable to the United States. Maj. Brackett thereupon endeavored to secure a settlement/but without avail. The matter dragged along through the summer, the secretary of the American commission repeatedly expressing his willingness to settle any just claim against the United States. It rested in this unsatisfactory condition and finally the cars were embargoed. COUNTERCLAIM MADE. When Maj. Brackett was advised by the United State? agent at Havre he wired him instructions to pay the com pany 500 francs in the presence of the legal authorities and at the same time to enter a claim against the company for 10,000 francs for damages for obstruc tion and delay. "Last summer the company submitted a bill of 32,782 francs for freight charge? against the commission," he said today, "and pressed for payment. Pending an explanation of certain items I paid 25,000 francs on account at the same time asking for details. When these were furnished, I discovered that the com mission had been charged with 4,193 francs, which should have been charged to the Compagnie Generate TranaAt lan.tie, while 4,110 francs should have been charged to private exhibitors. The company is therefor* obliged to make a rebate." Tomorrow being a holiday there will be no loading of the Prair'e. The cars will be released by the payment of ih-3 500 francs. Should Wednesday not bring 1 a satisfactory solution Maj. Brackett will probably pay the rest of the claim under protest in order not to delay further the sailing of the Prairie. At the same time he will enter an additional claim for damage. TROUBLE WITH CONTRACTOR. Some trouble also arose with Philip Lasies, the contractor who built the na tional pavilion. He wrote the American commission, Dec. 16, saying the last let ter to Commissioner Gen. Peck was not answered, asking when the buiMing would be turned over to him for demoli tion. Two days later he notified the commissioner that he intended taking possession and began destruction imme diately. He in turn was informed the building would be placed under his con trol Dec. 20, and ait a formal meeting he was informed the commisri&vi would re move certain furnishings not furnished by him, a proposition to which h's rep resentative did not object. Saturday while an attache of the American com mission, assisted by two workmen, was removing property belonging to th e United States, a force of police Arrived and arrested all three on the ground "that they were taking goods that did not belong to them. M. Lasies brought about the arrests. Maj. Brackett secured their release to day. M. Lasies served him with a tegal notice that he would not accept the pa vilion In its present shape and would demand the strict compliance with the contract and Maj. Brackett said the c n tractor was liable to a forfeit of 205 francs daily from March 20, the time the building should have been completed until June 12, the date of completion, and damages for defective building caus ing damage to the exhibits. He would also ask damages for the arrests, in all making a total of 20,680 francs. Another bone of contention may be the settlement of the restaurant concession in the American pavilion which has not been paid for. beyond all question of doubt the exact location as to the point where the kid napers received their ransom. It also gives the authorities an important clue. The trouser legs are intended for treas ure bags, black clay worsted and have been patched in the seats. The trouser legs were cut midway, between the knee and the hips. When the lantern was picked up it was filled with oil and the wick showed that It had recently been used. Near where the lantern was found were a number of ears of corn, a part of the kernels yet remaining on the cob, indicating that a horse had been fed there very recently. Tracks were observ able in the soft earth, showing that a horse had been tied near where the lan tern was found. On the wire fence was a piece of common, white wrapping twine, which had evidently held the lantern in place while being used as a signal to Mr. Cudahy. from custody The party then immediato ly went to the Morrison home. Miss Mor rison has not yet made known her plans for the immediate future. It is tliought, however, that she will spend some time visiting her old home in the East.