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effect/ of canal treaty.
~10,(1. /yYBYY Ktt t RSTIONS BY
o:nTwn hk bridge.
I uAt.J TliloW* Wf 4ald K<M, l nder
,1 J I'riKltiiii Treaty, Acquire Ter
,,#',. Near the Caul-Other Hen.
I„ T % lllllrr YVIlh Him—Even Milk
/[,.• AniradiarDt Lodge Maya We
A annul Fortify the Canal Derma
/nenlll—<*earoae lualaia on Inriil
f Washington. Dee. 11.—The discussion of
,1. liiy-Fauncefotc treaty In the execu
. ve - ml on of the Senate to-day couaiet
, of question* and answer* directed to
, . clearlnu tin doubt* concerning the
tf . of the treaty generally. regarding
O. of the United Statea In Central
America- Those who spoke Included tiena
loruker. Teller. Money. Mason ana
oner and Beveridge
i.ator Beveridge asked for Infortna
., u as to tlio effect of th raUtlcatk>n
ct ’he [tending agreement on three point*,
j ~t. as to the provision* of the Clay
, n-Bulwer treaty relaung to the acqul
, t! „ n of territory, whetiier that artlel*
v ;.uld )>e In effect as far a* It nro
the United Slates from acquiring
ry in Central America. Secondly.
... the Hay-I’auncefoto treaty should
a .lied by the United States and then
■ lied by. say. twenty other nation*,
•i,or tt could be modified without the
~ ~ t of all the s.gnaiory Power*. Third
■ the right of hostile nations to ata
, _hip* m the vicinity of the canal tn
~f it* construction under the llay
,t ,1,1 the second article of the Clay
fe* luitwer agreement not only appeared
, k,mantes ihe neutral.ty of the canal,
, u. prohibit fortlflcatioo* and to gland
n the way of either Great Britain or
I niled Slates acquiring territory In
( ...ild Yot Acquire Territory.
senator Dodge replied that In his opln
pending treaty the United
would tie atoppei from extending
.1. ma.n Into Central American lerrl
i . a the new negotiation* dWI not ab
. that lortlon of the old treaty,
s-i .*• Foraker expressed the o|.polle
-aving that unquestionably the
■ and Stale- could extend her dominion
, ,at r. If It *° deaired. Jttat *
l hod done In taking possession of
,h. Mosquito coumry.
.. Ohio Senator replied affirmative.v
. question from Senator Mason as to
.lli.r tin United Stale* could acquire
,r i annex a South American country a*
„ tu.v annex.<l Hawaii, with the .-om
■ l-t. ascent of the coumry coming under
. rote,'lion]* but on this point Scnatoi
'J. differed. Mr. Ixrdgo said that un
lt, r ..... new treaty, a* a nation, of course
,1 would l- allowed to sei-ure and hold
. riy tn ronneeti>n with the canal.
~„t not to extend our territory In the
iof 'he pr.qee,.d waterway. He
,1 ! not believe Ihnt under the Hay-
P. treaty, even a* It was pro
-,.) io amend It, there would be any
, ,thorny to fortify the canal permanent
. lie did believe, however, that under
■;,i i Instrument a* it was desired
h, tt " Foreign Relations Committee to
s*i * r.d It, there would be umple provision
f,.r tlti* defense of the canal by the Amert
,,n |eople. Senator lx>lg< also agre.d
t t If other Powers should assent for
mally to the agreement between the
rni>d Slate* and Great Britain the con
• nt of all to the modification or abrogo
t of the treaty would be necessary
Senator Teller announced hie intention
to formally offer bis ammdment. whl h
he hi, already suggested, striking out
lh, provision of ehe treaty prohibiting the
fortification of the canal.
S. i i'or Penrose announ ted his opt Vi* I
, o the r.ew treaty without the Teller
(•lint T HIM. HEFORE SENATE.
Tilt llrtnrrn < hnndler and llaeon
Over flark'* C ase.
Washington. Dec. 11— In the early part
of the Senate's session a lively col.oquy
was precipitated over the reference to
ommlltee of the Grout oleomargarine bill,
art passed by the House of Representa
tives It finally went to the Committee
'•n Agriculture. This was a victory for
the friends of the bill.
To-morrow no business session of the
senate will be transacted, a* Ihe day will
i. devoted to the celebration of Ihe cten
ter.nlal of the establishment of the seat
o: government In Washington.
The resolution for the appointment by
the president pro. tem. of a committee of
three senators to make the neceetary ar
r.ii sement* for Inauguration on March 4
i- adopted without debate.
Mr. (’handler, chairman of the Commit
tee on Privileges are) Flection*, asked
(liat the resolution on Ihe calendar dc
aring that Wl.ltam A Clark was not
ally and legally elected to the Senate
I. recommitted to the committee.
Mr. Bacon of Georgia Inquired his ob-
Mr. Chandler replied that the commit
tee might desire to take some positive
tlon a* the whole case had not been
<I. - posed of by the resignation and depar
l re of Mr Clark
Mr. Bacon replied that he eould con
'tve of no legitimate purpose In the dc
■ fre for a recommittal of a resolution
which dealt with o question which prac
ti illy was dead. He Intimated that Mr
• ’handler might have some ulterior pur
The matter went over until Thursday.
Forty-five pension bill* wire passed.
TOWIIS OK KOKTiI CAROUIU.
1* pulatlon of Place* of More Than
Washington, Dec. It.—The population of
■crtaln places In North Carolina having
a population of more than 2.000, but less
'ii >n X.ooo. 1* a* follows:
IshevlUe. It.SOI 1 Beaufort, town. 2.135;
Burlington, town. 3.692: Charlotte, city.
!' "91: Concord, city, 7,910; Durham, city.
"79; Kdenton. town. 3.046; Elisabeth City,
'own, 6,MS; Fayetteville, (own, 4.670, Gas
'■*nl i, town. 4.610; Goldsboro, clly, 6.977;
'lt.(ham, town, 2,<V.2; Greenstioro. city.
Greenville, town, 2.361; lirnderson,
'"“■n. 3.746 ; Hickory, town. 2.31; High
imnt. village. 4.163; King* Mountain.
am 2,062; Kinston, town. 4.106; Monroe.
'°wn. 2.427; Mount Airy, town, 2.690; New
b"rn. city, 9.000; Raleigh, elty, 13.64. T. tlan
"l'man. town. 2.190; Rcldsvlile. (own, 3.26 J;
Horky Mount, town. 2.9.17; S.ibro. city,
Salisbury, city. 6.277; Htatesvllle.
"V. 3.111; Tarboro. town, 2.499: Wash
ton, town. 4.542. Wilmington, city. Jt.976;
Wilson, town. 3.3®. Winston, city. 10.008.
9TEAMEII EUREKA AMIiIRC.
Was Two Day* Before Assistance
Could Be Beat Uer.
Key West. Fla.. Dec. IF—The steemer
Fureka, with cargo. Port Tampa and
‘-■••ton and Weymouth. Mass., went
■*hore near Newgrounds. off Rebecca
_xht. during a heavy wind and sea on the
'h Inst. It was two days before the
1 wk could be reported here. The light
'‘Per* for two days attempted lo board
vessel. b u t the sea was too high,
assistant then came to Key Woet
" wrecking tugs arwl schooner*, and they
G ni once for the scene.
b" Eureka was last reported In good
' diUon, but the weather wa* unlavora
-1,0 at ihe time.
w All IIKI KM [; RGOi m 0.4.
Minority Demund* ( ut of 670.4Mt0.4MM
Instead of 6o.uoo.(km>.
Washington, Dec. 11.—The debate on tne
war revenue reduction bill opened In the
House to-day, was confined to speeches
by Air Payne of New York, chairman
of tlm Ways and Means Committee, on
behalf of the majority and Air. Swanson,
of Virginia on behalf of the m nortty.
Tha Housa went Into Commotes of the
Whole and took up the consideration of
the bill for the reduction of the war taxes
right after consideration of the Boor case.
Payne of New York, chairman of the
Committee on Way* and Mean*, who had
charge of the bill opened the debati.
Mr. Payne said that in reducing Ine
revenue great care should be taken lest
III* reduction cause a deficiency. The
committee felt as though they had gone
IO the furthest limit. The sixty-five mil
lion iMlara remaining after the reduction
proposed by the committee took effect,
would not eqa.il the extraordinary ex
pense* sure to follow as a result of the
Spanish war. Including interest on the
bonda issued to prosecute the war amount
ing to iiii.ai); er.t the Increased army
which U>ih sales admit should amount io
one hundred thousand men for the next
two or three years Thla Increase In ex
penditure would amount to at least $61.-
•uo.OOO. The Increwe In nnval expendi
ture* for equipment, together wdth tha
pensions growing, out of the late war.
would add to our expenditures 1i0.000.0n0
VATtlle there l no reaaon from any
domestic pium to .Tny <1 str
to -lurlnit the next few y%rx.**
h* eaki. *‘yet then* ui .* |x<ee:t>t:ity of for
eign compllcatiooa which mlxht have
that result. Of course, deprfMlott In buel
ne would mean a ioee of revenue.
Asiilnt nn Inrnmr Tm.
•‘Bom#* member* of the minority of the
commute** have propoeed to HMiph all
the war revenue and they offer in place
thereof an Income tax Thi w*iM
caueo an imtnedlate deflotrorjr in our rev
enuee. It would mean a loss of one
hundred and live n.H jon dollars. The en
actmervt of anew Income law would not
furnish a dollar of skhnonal revenue.
W hot r*oeon la there to KUpposte that a
new enactment of 4hrf Rind would meet
with any hut Its predecessor** fate. To
abolish the entire nddtf oral taxatpon beer
would result In an additional reduction
of iwenty-three millions of dollars. It
would produce the grossest Injustice.
Whe nrj; jment ie there In favor of re*
diKtirin; ihe entile tux Oh l*e-i which does
not apply with ae irreat force to the re
duction of the entßv Silditlonal tax on
tobacco amount in* to 518.000.0 M or tle
tax on bankers and broker* amount in x
to nearly SiMO.oon, and the r<*malnlnjr
taxes amount In; to fifteen million* of
dollar*. Certainly the tax upon l>eer
“Ifould never be wiped out until every
other vwt.ft of the war taxee in re
Mr. Swanson of Virginia, a member of
Ihe Committee on Way* nnd Means, fol
lowed. Mr. Swanson tald that the Demo
crat!.■ party fully reeognlxed the urgent
necessity for a reduction During four
years taxation had Increased over tfo,-
000,000 and If (hix heavy burden wa* con
tinued, huslnc** and (.ommerec would se
riously suffer, lie expressed regret that
the Republican* had failed to avail them
selves of the present excellent opportun
ity to devise a more Ju*t, equitable and
permanent system or taxation He ar
gued that there should ha a reforma
tion of the tariff and an aboli
tion of tha custom duties Srhkh
have created trusts and monopolies. He
also Insisted th*. this government should
roller! more revenue* from capita!. In
come* and profit* rather than from the
consumption and Ihe business and occu
pation of the people, tnot “uxea should
be levied upon what a man has and not
upon what he needs.**
Wants a f70,W10,0m He due 1 1 on.
He *aifi there should be a reduction mad
notv In Ihe revenues of at least 7>.Oti,fii)o
Instead of no.non.foo. He said that uiiiea*
the administration propose.! to make rrck
ies* expenditure* In two year* from now
Ihe governmental appropriation* should
greatly decrease Instead of Increase; tha
with the organization of a home govern
ment In Cutoi. with the pacification of the
Philippine Islands, and with a settlement
■f the Chinese complication*, all of which
the administration assured In lew. than
;w > >ears. there ought to be an tinmens*
reduction in governmental expense* Thus
he ckilmed./the revenue could, nt thl*
•Ime. he safely reduced at least 270,)|00.-
"00 without at all embarrassing the treas
Mr Swanson asserted lhat th# only
person * who were benefited by .a large
surplus In tha treasury, were those who
***•,. seeking extravagant and unjust ap
propriations, the national bank* that were
desirous of continuing the large govern
mental deposit* free of Interest and th*
bondholders who desired the government
to redeem their bond* at a high and exor
bitant premium. Mr. Swanson concluding
said th* minority would move to recom
mit the bill with Instruction* to provkle
for a reduction of at least 270.000.000.
At 2:05 p. m the House adjourned.
DIED I*ll (14! HITE OF A RAT.
Child's Wound Did Sot Ileal and It
Bled tn Death.
Beaufort, B. C., Dec. 11— kMward Al
ston. a negro living at Kean* Neck, some
fifteen mile* from here, came to town
last night with hi* son, a child eighteen
month* old. The boy. together with hi*
three Meters and an infant brother, had
ticen bitten by a rat which th# father
finally succeeded tn killing
Alston slate* that It was two week* ago
that hi* oldest boy was bitten on the
end of one of hi# fingers, and the wound
bled profusely for several days, but had
amxtrently healed up. when suddenly
yesterday afternoon, u commenced bleed
ing again and he determined to consult
a physician driving hers with the child,
fifteen milt* In a huggy for that pur
pose. Dr. C M. Orllfln wo* tummoeded
and could do nothing but relieve In a
menmire. the Intense agony of the pa
t:en4. who died about an hour after-ar
The doctor stated that there wa* not aft
ounce of blood in the child's body and
tha* death was due to hemorrage. and
tho action of an acid poison from tha hits
of the rat which in a measure, arrested
the circulation of the blood.
Alston soy* that the rat which h kill
ed wa* as large as a half grown cat. Ill*
other children, who wer* also bitten, are
Hrpllra of l.afayetle Monument.
Washington, Dec. IF—At a meeting of
the mcmt'crs of the Lafayette Memorial
(Yxoml’S on held to-dny It appeared that
J 33.000 remains on hand by a small addi
tion would enable the commission to erect
In Washington a replica of ihe monument
in all It* detail*. The mailer 1* lo be
presented lo tho full commission.
1 THE FIRST BORN J&.
S is naturally a subicct of wonder and worrimcnt *
Mto the younjr mother. Happy and easy will she W—
be if some kind friend tells her of the marvels If* 2
m of relief to be obtained by the use of 1i 7 Jg*
Z “Mother’s Friend” £
2 There is nothin* in the world like this simple JHSk.
5 liniment, used externally. It relaxes all strains * , <N.
m and distensions, sooth in* headaches and nerv- - j|A\ Jfc
• ousness.as well as relieving' * mon: in* stress. A \\
THE MOKN'ING NEWS: WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 12. 190 ft
RESISTENCIA IS DENOUNCED.
U'tM'H (11. IKMAKF.IIS UMDKN
LABOR 14108 IIAM.
Frderallaa of lahur I***e* a Ile*-
lailnn 1.. Man.l by the Inlrraallaa
al I Blau—l’lau* I arfrr Way far Ike
• >*6anl*atlun of IHher Trade*.
llesalulAon fwr Orgaalsaltoa of
kosikrr* Traflle AA—rk*ra ( oa*
u Hliuti Vnlr.l It* Aid lo Prnplr of
la>ulsvllle. Ky.. Dec IF—Tb* Am*rls*n
Federwilon of Labor to-day adopted, un
der auspensinn of the rules, a resolution
deiioutuliig th* efforts of the Iteta4enci*
to keep out of the Tampa cigar factoriea
members of the Cigjrnsxkens' Internailon
al Union The aupport of th* federation
wa* pledged to Ihe urrtons of Tsraf a
A resolution was adopted providing thv.
local, national and International unions
affiliated with the lederation he request
ed to acknowledge cards Iseuel by Fed
eral kthor union* when presented by mem
tiers thereof, and give them the same sup
port as given local unions.'*
Olher resolutioiis adopted provided for
the demanding of the card of the Retail
Clerk*' International J'rolectlve Aaeocia
tlon when making purchases, for the or
ganisation of unions of whipping derail
ment worker* and oil other freight ban
filers: for organisation of blacksmith*
mill the placing of such organisation, in
the "front rank of trade unionism;” for
the organisation of trunk and hag work
eis. and for the organisation of ssgrlcul
A resolution was adopted directing the
Secretary 4o instruct non-afflilated locals
to affiliate with chartered local centra,
bodies and to tnalst that local union*
eharteee.l direct by th# American Feder
ation of Lai"Or shall affiliate with the
chartered central Isjdles of the American
Federation of Labor before affiliating with
any other central body In name or pre
The docket of resolutions received by
the Secretary 10-day contained one for the
organ gallon of textile workers In North
and South Carolina. Georgia and Ala
hsma. and one for the organisation of
The report on th* PrrsMen''* address
contained the following recommendations:
Higher dues, appointment of organUers.
the chartering of local and centre! >wu*
of colored people, tn favor of milk
er* where they represent the only means
of redressing grievance#. The report was
A resolution foe ihe establishment of
the free echool tsxjk system where not
already In force, was adopted.
The convention voted It- aid toward se
curing for the people of Porto Rico ”fie*-
dom of assembly, of sp**c.l and the
A proposition to have translated Into
the Spanish language the literature of tna
bricklayers', longshoremen's, painter* .
cigar makers' and tobacco worker*' organ
liwtiosis for distribution in I’orto Ri*o.
cauaed a stirring debate.
lJelegi'e Fisher of the Tobacco Work
er*. speaking against the mearure, said
that “we have as many slave* tn the
tobacco factories of the South to-day **
there are in Porto Rico.”
The ner wa* referred to th# exe
GOV. BtCKMAB IK AVOIR ATEO.
lien tacky'* Executive Took Oalk of
Frankfort, Ky . Dec. IF—Gov. Brok
ham wa* inaugurated to-day for a term
of three year* The Inaugural ceremo
nies) were the most elaborate witnessed In
this elate In Ihe present decade.
The Inaugural parade was made up of
all of ihe m.atary companies of the state,
three regiments, the Duckworth Club of
Cincinnati, political cjube from thla city.
Louisville, end other town* of the state;
civic societies, and distinguished clilien*
in carriage* and on horseback forming a
procession of great length. When the
Inaugural procession reached the slat*
,-apttol the oath of office ' administer
ed to the Governor by Chief Justice Ha*e|.
rtgr In the presence of -housanrt* who
had gathered to witness the ceremonies
After the eercmonlee at th* inaugural
stand the Governor reviewed the state
Gov Beckham In his tnaugural *ddre#
did not refer to the murder of William
Goebel, but devoted himself entirely to
state matters. He thanked the people for
the nonor conferred upon him by electing
him Governor for the remaining part of
the present term. He promised the state
a clean and honest admlnlslration of tts
executive affairs In a spirit of falrne a
and tolerance, with no feeling of partisan
hate or malice, with the slnce-e desire lo
remove as far a sposslble all friction and
all -feeling from among Ihe people.
He briefly stated some of the leading
policies by which he will be guided In th*
sdmlnUtiatton of the office and promised
his cordial support In the development of
Kentucky's Industrial Intereds. He sal l
It would be his prllcy io keep the state
guard In a flrat-olass condition, but that
the military power shall always be In
absolute subordination o tha dvtl author-
Hies and shall never be railed Into ac
tive service except *e a last reoort In car
rying out the decree* of Judicial tribunals.
THOMAS HI T 4 tIIKRON DEAD.
fiolf Professional Lett Ills Life hr
Kali From a Po.
Femandlna. Fla.. Dec. 11.-New*
reaches here to-day of the sudden death
at the winter home of W'MUam C. Car
negie. on Cumberland Inland, of Thomas
Hutchison, the golf professional. He wa*
thrown from hie pony itunday and died
after thirty-eight hour* of intense suffer
ing. He we* engaged by Air. Carnegie,
who Is a millionaire and a golf enthu
siast. to give Instructions and to play
during the forthcoming season at the
Stafford place Itnke.
Mr. Hutchinson came to this country
lust March from Sroliand. Hie first en
gagement we* at the Shlnnenock links on
l*>ng Island, urwl In a match it the Mor
ris county link*. In which Vardon played
figilnyt Ihe heel ball of Hutchinson and
I .owe, Hutchinson's ball won out alone
At Wheaton. In the professional tourna
ment In October, he secured fifth place,
having drawn Taylor and loot to him.
He was only II year* of age. but wa*
regarded a* one of the mo*r promising
professional* In the world. Ills parent*
live tn Scotland.
The Interment wa* In Mr Cwmegte's
private burial ground
Harrlaon Ylatled MeKlaley.
Washington. Dec ll.—Kx-Pretident
Harrison visited President McKinley to
It it perfectly 4i*c>bk, which
WW Urd iiMt. It it ckttife and hr* Sjl
■ from d.tratt-taiTtt to which twinr, tI
I from which Urd *• made, arc liable
Dyapcptict can with impunity 1
I enjoy food made with it. It goea
L twu* at far aa l*r4 or butter and it
i therefore cheaper Woaon'i Salad |
| Oil 1a tar frearer value than the tme*t I
I olive oil an<4 hat the flava'f
1 Aik your t temlly groA rr to r*pply F
J you with Weuon'i Oili.
CAMtIUATCB FOB IPKAKBR.
I lorlln Pollfirlaiia drilnniax to Dn
Jiolttnivllla Kla Drc 11 —TnrulMate*
for the pp*akrnahip >f th*- arc* le
-glnnlnff to appear In all paidn of the state,
many of them wtth airoujc harking
Hon John W Watson of county
haa announced himself aa a candidate. H
o*rvad two terms In the House with
marked u<x'is, his energy being
remarkable. He la a successful tnislnrwa
man of Kissimmee.
In Marlon county the friends of W. K.
Stewadaki are puhhlng him li>raard and
are ahowing a large *legreo of strength
that Is eurprlsln;; othr*
It la understood also that lion J Km*
mett Wolfe, one of l>catnbia • ounty a
repreaentnttvea. nd former I nlted Statea
district attorney for the Northern dt?
trlct of Florida. Is also a candidate. He
ha? a strong foSSoarSng Sr. the ftrestern
The name of Col. R. H M Davidson
of Quincy 1h also m* nHoned a* a possi
ble dark hor*e Col. 1 rppn .ipntwi
the Firs? District In Congress frt>m l*t77
to IMII >|r. Wolfe ts probably the shrewd
est politician of h- field sa far. and will
give them all a race worth seetntr Home
of the pulitl* lona who have ghen the sub
Je't a close stuily think that a dark horse
If ther* Is to be a contest for the pres
idency of the Henate It has mu yet taken
•haie It Is stated that lion Thoms*
Fulmer of Tampa, representing h* Elev
enth Senatorial District, has astd rat lons,
and that he has a strong following
The next legislature will have to di
vide the state Into three congressional
districts. Instead of the two as at pres
ent. Considerable interest l being man
ifested In this, end politicians ore flg*ir.
jng H out already on several lines Home
think that the a*k!itlonal congressman
should be elected from the state at larg*\
bu! those holding this view seem to h**
Under one of the scheme* contemplated
the new First (or Wswt Florida Congees
slonal District), would he composisl of
HwemMa. Hants Rosa. Walton llo.mes,
Washington. Jackson. (,*alhoun, Franklin.
IJbertv. Gadsden. Wakulla. Jeffer
son. Madison and Tavlor eountlea. wl'h
a population of about 175.198.
The Second or West Peninsular
District would contain Lnfavsits. H imll
ton. Buwnrwee. Columbia Alachua. Levy.
(Ttru*. Sumter, Hegnando. Pasco, II ll
borougb. Lee and Monroe eountlea with
some 172,379 population.
The Third or East Coast D!*trle would
have Baker, Nassau. Dimval Bt Johna
Clay. Bradford. Putnam. Marlon, Volusia,
lake, Oratur. Osceola. Brevard, Ihtde.
Pifik. and De Soto countie- with a popu
lation of 177.99S
OHVKATIOI OF IHIMIMEK.
"Parliament of the Irish People" De.
nnuneed Hoer War.
Dublin. Dec II tkelrgatew to Ihe num
ber of weveral thousands, representing
county councils, borough corporation*, dis
trict council*, branches of the United
Irish League and kindred bodies. me 4 to
day In national .(invention In thu Dublin
rotunda "to recreate the Irl h rarty "
John Redmond, who presided, said tt
wa* "the parliament of the Irish peopa."
Beventy-flve Irish members of Ihe House
of Commons were present and several
priest* were on Ihe platform
John Dlllrn. aml.l cheer*, proposid a
resolution to the effe<*t 4hal the South
African war ws entered Ujion In pursu
ance of a conspiracy to deprive two f e*
nations of their liberty. In the Interests
of capitalists and mine owner*.
He read letter* from Boer geneeal* giv
ing Instances of the alleged brutality of
British soldiers in South Africa and aim
tha death notice of a Boer hoy of eight.
In the camp at Fort E.ltibdh w o#e
father had refused lo *u render and
whose home was blown up with dynamite.
According to the notice the child and hi*
mother were deported hundreds of miles
and fed upon pea soup. The lad's death.
Mr. Dllkm described aa “cowardly mur
The assembly broke forth Into fierce
cries and protests against the conduct of
the war. The resolution was adopted
unardint u!y arwl telegraphed lo the pres
Idem of the Afrikanderbund.
William u'Brlen Introduced a resolution
excluding Timothy M llcaly from the
Parliamentary purty. Whllo their differ
ence* were of a personal character, he
urged for the sake of unity Mr. IleaJv'*
exclusion was necessary
Timothy Harrington, who wa* frequent
ly Interrupted, said that If the action of
:he delegate* plunged the country bach
Into th# vortex of despair, future genera
Ilona would curse the convention and
those who participated In H.
Mr. O'Brien'# resolution was adopted,
only twenty-five hand* showing against tt.
YOUNG LADY'It SAD DEATH.
Ml** Singleton of Titusville. Fla..
Took Too Morh Morphine.
Jacksonville. Fla.. Dec. 11.-Mls* Kale
Blnglelori of Tltuwvtlle. Fla., who ha* been
visiting her fitter, Mr*. Curtis, here, for
some month* past, wa* the unforlunate
victim of an overdose of morphine yester
The young lady had complained lately
of Insomnia and found relief In morphine.
Yesterday her l#trr thinking the wa
sleeping much later then usual wenltoher
room to arouse her. The door aa* locked
An Investigation followed ami her llfeleov
h,siy was found In the bed In her room
tdfe was not quite extinct and doctor
was summoned, but II was too late to be
Mia* Blng'.elop was a charming young
lady, of sunny disposition and had a host
of friends here who deeply deplore her
sad deniu. The remains were oanl lo Tlt
1,00 Hale for Buffalo Exposition.
Chicago. Dec. 11. It la Itkely lhat a
rale as low is one fare far The round
trip, arwl possible one cent a mile, mty be
authorised by the railroads for the Pan-
American Exposition In Suita lo Bex!
NEW RECIPROCITY TREATIES.
HI A( II UP THEM AKAT TO *R4 ITB
HA TUK I'HKMIHVr.
They Are Bade With Bruafinr. Klra
(. Ihe llowlnlren Hr|iwhlle
anal Keaauark far ike I aland of at.
4 rolx—Healwrllaan rtf (he tlutlre
Alaal* nn Alnay I'r<*dn-(a—Tl naa- far
I4atllla*af lain •( oilier Trratlen lu
Hr Kxlradrat. .
Washington. Dm. It —The Prealdrnl hs
►rnt to tha' .Ornate a number of treallr*
with Great Britain extending for a veer
the time for the ratifi attain of the reci
procity treaties affect log lh.- British West
Ir.fitatt [aossenrlony. whrh were sent tu
the Senate lest session, hut fallefi of ratl
i Ileal ton
Hr !*.> her for * a rfif.fi reciprocity treat
lie- wtth Nicaragua. Ecuador. Ihe iromtn
i lean Republic and the government of Den
mark. the Ij*| nann-d affecting the nfianfi
; r fit Croix only.
The reciprocity treaty with Nicaragua
was signed CXI. 10, l*, hut for some rea
*" w* not transmitted lo the fh-nate
' until the Bth of tha present month. It pro.
I v *de for a reduction of 20 per vent from
I the rate, of the Dtngley tariff art on the
; following article* brought Into th* Uniltsl
! htataaa from Nicaragua: Cane * Uttar, not
above i* Dutch standard; molasses, htdea
of <'*nlr and of other anlma.s except sheep
with the wool on; Indigo, coffee, banana*,
tublter. crude, mahogany In the log or
Nicaragua agree t„ f he foHow
lr* article* free of duly Uve animal*,
ttraltt*. Including wheat, com. elc.. agri
cultural *e.d- Il\ e plant*, cornmeal.
* arch, nil vegetable* and frull*. hay and
other forage cotton reed 04. tar and tur
pentine. asphalt. qu rkMiver. <■<: fertl
liiers. lime and cement, wooil and lum
to-r marble, machinery, agrirnliunal Im-
I [dement* wagona and carta, railroad and
| structural Iron ami a e.-4, fence wire, mo
| tor*, forge*, water pumpe, lw>*e. slcrlge
haminer*. inn p.|.U;g and lightning rode,
galvantsml Iron roof*, printing material*.
,1* ok pamphlet a. etc.; turglcal and math
| ematlcot Inr-rument*. boata of all kind*.
| gold and sliver bullion, bar* or coNn
! There I* o be a reduction of jn per cent
i upon the Nicaraguan duty on American
cheap wine* and flours and wheat.
Treaty AVIlh B>a*lor.
The Ecuador treaty [wovtite* for the
J foe admission of the following product*
; of that country into the United Hi a let
Htdea and akin* of all antmala except
those of meat cattle and of aiieep wtth
j the w.xol on. r.dtee. cotton and cotton
waa'e; cocoa, crude; Imtla rilhter crude;
Peruvian bark, hat reed*. Ivory nuls
On Ihe following K-uadorlatt article* the
united Htatra granta a reduction of 3u
per cent In dutlee: Cane *ngar. nto
above No 16 Dutch Map lard hides o
mat cattle, atraw bats, leaf tobacco
Ri tprocally the following article* t
I'nllei Hfatea origin are to I- admlttofi
to B>uador free Agrlcullural Imp! -
ment* and mochlnery of ail kUtda tna.
chine* for manufacturing purtioae*, loco
motive*. car* and material* for Ihe con
struction and equipment of railroad*; Iron
In pig* or bar*, copper, lead and sine In
heavy latra. coal, bran tot ntnltr. cheap
wlnea preserved fruit*, oil rake and ill
meal, preserved natmon
A *t per cent, reduction I* granted by
Ft uador on the followtna American arll
e'e* Hewing machines, wheal, flour, high
priced wines, limber and lumber, cotton
The Dominican Treaty,
In Ihe case of Ihe reciprocity treaty
with the Dominican republic the follow
ing pr.-tvlshtti preecde* , h „ p,, „ r article*
i Included In the agreement;
"No Imiwirt or other charges, direct nr
Indirect, whether authorised by n.itl nl
or municipal authority shill Im- Impotel
or collected In either country iqtoti any
a-tl Ice of merchandise, [he prodti t of
the 5.41 or Industry of the other and In
cluded In the provisions of this .-onvsn
tlon, egrept such a* are expressly pro
vided for herein And should any such
men-lmndta*. being the product of either
country, tie admitted Into the other and
re-exported tn the original packages,
there shall be no export duty charged or
rollroted thereon, but Ihe same may bo
freely withdrawn for export''
On cane sugar and mobtss#a Import'd
Into the United Btate* from the Domini
can Republican a reduction of 1214 ~e
cent I* provided for and on Ihe fo lowing
articles from lhat country a reduction of
fft per vent.: Hide-, and aklna. honey,
The foil wing Dominican article* are to
be admitted free:
Crude cocoa, coffee, banana*, dye wood*,
gum*. M*al gras* anal other crude fibers,
goat skin*, beeswax, mahogany and oth
er cabinet tit d*. shell*, unmanufactured
The following American good* are to be
received by the I>otnlnJcan* at a reduc
tion of 30 p#r cent of ihdr duty rates:
Hat* and enpe. chemicals, drug* and med
icine#; cordage, rop# and tw.ne; fish, not
fesh: Iron and steel and all manufacture
thereof: meals and meat products; papers
and stationery, vegetables and fruit*,
wati ho*, not of gold or silver: and clork*
of all kinds; wood and I urn her and manu
(actur** of telegraphic, Illuminating and
* lentlfic aptayratua not egemid from
duty; bag* of whatever material, bra**
and copper and all manufacture* of.
boats and tighter*, boot* and shoes
butter, cheese and condensed milk, brick*,
stone, cement, lime and all earthy ma
terial used In buikitng; cotton manufac
tures. cotton seed oil and meal AAr.
wheat, corn, oats and rye and other Hour*,
earthen china and glaaaware, window
glam and gla>* mirror*, fertiliser*, coal
and cuke, lamp*, leather and manufac
ture* of: locomotive* and car* ant) ma
letlalo for the construction of railway*;
malt liquor*, material* for shipbuilding,
oleomargarine, paints, pigment* and col
or*. phot.-graphic material*; [’..lied war*,
perfumery, cosmetic* and scape, rosin,
tar. pitch and turpentine sugar, refined
and confectionery: starch, tin plate and
tinware of all kind*, trunks and vallaea,
wagon* and vehicle* of all kinds and pari*
thereof, wearing apparel, windmill*, roof
ing material of all kind*
Provlaloaa of Daalab Treaty.
Th* Danish treaty provides for the ad
mission Into tne United Htate* of ratio
sugar, botow 16 Dutch standard, molasses
Of 4 offre Drlaklag.
"Th# frull* or result*. In my cane, of
coffee drinking, were rallow romnlexton.
almost total lose of appetite, a* well a*
aleepleaene** and sluggish circulation
"I wa# also very bilious and conatl
paled most of the time for eight year*,
and became so nervous that 1 wa* ima
ble to do any mental labor and wa* fast
approaching a condition where there
would have been no help for me.
"i am convinced lhat If < had con
tinued using coffee much longer the re
sult would have been a total mental and
“I sometime* think the All-wise Provi
dence looks after u* In trouble, at any
rate, when 1 was In despair a friend
urged me to give up coffee entirely and
use Dostum, giving the reaaon* why It
wa* hard for me to bcMrve that ao com
mon a beverage a* coffee wa* the cause
of my trouble, but 1 made the change,
and from the first trial experienced a
benefit and Improvement. My complexion
ha* Improved the nervottsneae gone, aa
well aa the bilious trouble and sleepless
ness. and I urn completely cured of alaff
gtsh circulation In fact. I am well, and
lh* return to health ha* been directly
traced to leaving off coffee and using Dos
tum Food Coffee. I recommend Don urn
to all coffee wreck* without a single re
rorvallon "—James D Kimball, Isabella
slioct, Northampton, Mat*
It is a tfood soap.
It is kept by all the leading grocers.
Florida Coap Work*,
Jewels of Thought
The Prettiest of Christmas Gifts.
LOOK ALWAYS WELCOME.
Anil in not! soie lias loi is unwsi in cl me Year.
"In the Palace of the King” Crawford
"Tiic Heart’s Highway" Wilkins
‘■Quisante” Anthony Hope
"Alice of Vincennes” Maurice Thompson
“On the Wing of Occasions” Joel Chandler Harris
"Stringtown on the Pike" Lloyd
“The Master Christian" Corelli
"The Lane That Had No Turning” Parker
"The Ketl Men of the I>usk" Finnemore
"Wounds in the Rain" Stephen Crane
"Crittendon" John Fox, Jr.
"Hlack Rock" Ralph Connor
"A Friend of Ceasar" Davis
& BULL STS.
and rum cunang from 141. Urolx at a re
duction of if’a [cr cent.
chi lb* other hand. American flour In
to ho allowed lo enter Hi Croix at duty
rale of 38 cents per 100 pound*, and corn
meal al 10 cente per hundred. The agree
meat 4* lo ronilnue In force for five year*,
and Denmark agree* lhat 4h* rale of
duly on the following American product*
shall nol be in Ten vo! during Hast lime.
Balled or cured meals, rye. flour, bread
and biscuit, refined sugar, matae. oal*.
[ieas. beans, lard, oieomargarlne. rollon
seed oil leather *kln*. furniture and lum
tier Bteam cal from ihe Fulled fitate*.
shook* for rum and molasses, puncheon*,
slave* and heading* and some wgrtcut
iiral implement* are lo be admitted fre
Yew Treaty With *t>la
Tho Pre*ldent also ha* forwarded Ihe
treaty with Bpiln providing for 4he ce--
*4un lor lll** con-lderallon of $109,001 of
Ihe four or five small Islaiel* In Ihe Phil
ippine archltwlagu which were nol In
rludrd In Ilia ce**lon made In Ihe Dari*
price treaty, and also exlradltt bea
llr* wl'h Chill and ihdlvla.
Tho Chilian treaty was vigil'"! April 19.
19ot ami the Il.dlvian treaty wao signed
April M. IM Their |>rovl*lon* are Iden
tical throughout Tiiey provide for Ihe
exlra<Hllon of fugitives charged with the
Murder. alt*m|i4el murder, manel’tigh
ter. crime* comml’ted < rob
bery. forgery, o uinterfeltlng, emlretle
meni. breach of tru-t. perjury, rape, ab
The treaty provide# for 4h an>reh*n
•lon of (OKirive# on telegraphic Informa
tion. but require* th. Ir release In rase
formal requisition* <lo not arrive within
two month# (Ime Neither of Ihe contract
ing parties I* required under Ihe provis
ion* of Ihe treaty lo deliver np ll* own
clllxcn* under the of the
treaty Thera la a provision again*! tha
surrender of fugitives who can prove that
their appreheruil'n Is sought In order to
#**cure their persona for punishment for
lolltbal reaeon# In *hi# connection Ihe
following provision* 4‘ Inserted:
“No person surrendered shall iro tria
ble or tried or be punl*hl for any l>-
lltjcal offense or for any act committed
therewith, commuted previously lo ibis
The trestle* are Intended to operate re
Ml7l IIODISTS OF WAYCIM9M.
Pleased 4A Ilk Their Paelar—Other
Waycroee. oa . Dec 11.-Maihodlsi*. and,
In fact, all the people are dellghte*) with
the appoint ments (or Waycreas. eefficlaity
so far a* the pastor* are concerned. Rev*.
T M. Christian and J M. Glenn ara both
very popular with their congregation*.
There Is general regret al Ihe removal
of Presiding Elder E. M Whiling, bul hi#
successor. Rev. J. R. We*loo I# no
stranger o Ihe people, and will he cor
dially received, not only In Waycroa*. but
throughout the Waycroa# district He
wa* one of Ihe first parlor* of the Way
ro* Methodist Church. He wa* pa#;or
here twenty-two or iwenly-lhrea year*
An effort I* being mad# to revive th#
work of bullying anew church
at Kellie Creek. three mile#
weal of here Rev I> J. Miller. Ihe pas
tor, eaya he wl.l pueh the work to com
pletion now . lie invite# all Ihe member*
and friend* of ihe church to meet him
nt Ihe church Haturday. Dec. S. at 11
The following Building Committee waa
appointed noma lime ago: J (1. Clough.
T T. Thigpen. C. M be cat, S. P. Jef
fords. D. J Miller and J. A Canon. Two
have since died. T. T. Thigpen and 2.
D Jeffords, and other members will be
w. B. Keele tost hi* barn and its con
tents. consisting of corn, fodder, tray and
rice. Bunday afternoon about i o'clock.
Rats are suppoeed lo have started th#
Williford A Pkrwden have pur- based a
turpentine local lan near Glenmore.
Killed al Beets! Gnlhertng.
Columbia. Ky.. Dec. IL—Asure Dameron.
a well-known young man and a promi
nent distiller, shot and killed Irvine Bot
toms at hta home a few mil*# east of
her*. Th* affair happened at a social
gathering Dameron claim* *lf -defence,
and gave himself up lo Ihe sheriff.
Defaulter llronl Indleted.
New York. Dee. 11 .-Cornelius L. At
vord. Jr., former note teller of (be First j
National Rank in this city, accused of
having embexxle.l IteHom from that In
stitution. wa* Indicted to-day by the Uhl- I
Btd State* grand Jury,
SOUTH CAROLINA MATTERS.
HKi-MHirn ri'm n:Bnx to
I*, aatranl| of Ih. South ( •rnllmi
i nllrue—tla-t tun rr.iiimn
It. Tillman Is Guile lll—Home la-
Itmllri I’nlm. . n Ills farm.
tairrualoa fa Vuiina lawttr
Create* a lr-n Interesting
htory Tolil of i:.-t*-a.i(iir Irby.
(WumWt. I C.. Doc. ll.—The
IKtwmnl ITeebytrrlana hava bought a M
In Columbia where they will a<on errel a
centennial church The church hare has
grown rapidly from a .mail mission to
a strong congregation Tha price paid
lor th* lot la raid to hr I got yar
this city war selected by the Mynod for
the araction of thr Centennial church.
Itac. I*. 1901. Will t> the one hundredth
anniversary of the founding of the ftouth
Carolina College a* It la now called—for
merly the Houth Carolina I'olvcnaty. It
I* propoaed to hold an a|*>t opr late .*-
hr.ilion on that dale and for the purpoeo
of making preparation* a meeting of the
elumnl will be held in Columbia during
the melon of the tieneral Aaaembly next
month, probably on Jan. 19.
Ileorge ft. Tillman la 111.
Kx-Congrmeman fleorge D. Tillman la
aerioualy 111 at hie country I tome, Clark a
Hill, In Kdgefleld county, near Auguata.
Mr Tillman served In Congreea from Ihla
elate for a number of yeara. but waa de
feats! In INC through tha Influence of hla
half-brother. Senator B. a Til.man. then
Governor. Between the two brothers
there hue been little amity for a long
lime. George It. Tillman did not take
l>art In tha reform movement of tin
which waa led by hla younger brother
who thua reached the eiecutlve man lon.
In tha Canal Hut tonal Convention of IMS,
of which both brotheia were member*
from Edgefield, they had a spirited and
heated debate. one of the are'le t oratori
cal duel* ever ,'.>ught In the Houth.
George Tillman tan for Governor In !*
but waa defeated. Hie eon. Col. Jamee H.
Tillman. w lat rummer nominated and
racently elected lleutrnent gov* nor.
ha-Congressman Tillman I* stout 70
vewra old. end a very le.imed man. Ha
possesses the flneat private library In Ihe
Mouth, and waa reputed to be one of tha
bast informed men In Congress.
stir la l.raal t Irelea.
Something of a atre In legal clrclea baa
resulted from Judge W C Benet'a ac
tion In suspending C. !’, Htmr. a Spar
tanburg lawyer, agalmt whom dlebar
ment proceeding* were Inetttuied by bis
fellow lawyers. Judge Iteiwt found that
eight or the elevent charges were un
proven. but Ihe other three were satis
factorily established hot wishing
to disbar 81ms, who had erred
largely through Ignorance of pro
profeeetoual ethics. the Judge suspended
him from prsctlclng In Ihe roues of M*
slate. Mr. 81ms' attorney* contend that
a circuit Judge ha* n authority to sus
pend an attorney, and that Jielge Re ri
el's decree le unprecedented and Illegal.
They will carry the point to the Hoprttne
Story thorn Irby.
The death of e*-Heritor John I*, it.
Irby, who defeated Wade Hampton for
the Cnlted Htates Henatr. rA-alle an bi
dden 1 in hi* career. CM. Irby owned a
pair of blooded horse* which he named
Tillman and Kvane. In honor of then,
Oov. It R. Tillman and hla political
ally and eucceaaor. John Gary Evan*.
After the rupture between Irby and TlU
man. someone asked him If the home*
were not named Tillman and Evans.
"One to named Trearbery, aald Irby,
"an.l the other 'lngratitude.' Probably
that I* evhat gave rise to tltw Impression
The taddent Illustrates Irby's quick
wit It was Irby who managed Tillman’s
early campaigns nnd organised th* "Re
form Movement" of 1990 upon which Till*
men and Evans rode into office.
Is used by the best cooks