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TIIK MORNING NEWS
t- .h'.lßheil IMO - - Incorporated ISSS
j H. KBTILL. President.
MV K WASHHGTO* WAS mot:
„K*T Id' UUtIiMT.
CENTENNIAL IS CELEBRATED.
A OHI T GATHEIUJIO TIIBHB or
>n:> or I’HOHINKM K.
H tln Tendered at White llou.e
Governors of Many State.
Skualel of '" Esecotlee Mansion
„p i:, h I hltlow—Exercises nt the
11,.|,l In Hall •! Hoaac of Bcp
r,.ntnlle—other Kunctlona for
I nirrialntnent nt fiiieate.
si, ll, I>ec. 12. —The national eap-
I in gala anlre in cele
nt the one hundredth anniversary
~,t ut the Federal government ut
t, neela of government rea">d re
, is for the time being, butlnese. pur>-
1 ~ l private, "as au*|>eitdi. while the
i 1,-,.! mikl hie cabinet, the Senate
h *f it*praaeaUMlraa i • Fed
,. la >. the Governor, of m.,n>
... ~,j a grenl conrouree of citizens
V nora Joined in the elalerrate frs
, a,s of the day. Perhaps never again
„ y s generation witness such a rls
. .# *ha aepalltlvn b* •- tS I
, Mf Kfltmuiik
Slates and of ihe chief executive of
I! e 1 11 1011.
i, tndred years ago the transfer of
~ of government was mode from
j.. i ~hla to Washington, and the else
. . selected by President Waalling
i v,.,s taken pooaesalon "f by the v,rl
. i lanch.-s of government. Presl lent
,r* Mr? Adam* driving over fr,m Phlla
, the Senate and the House holl
j, .... jr sessions here for the flr-t time.
1 . * programme of the d,y br.iii wfh
a r e P ton at 10 o'clock by President
y| k nle> and the members of his cabl
i.i ,i the governor" of the stat," and
~,, -l'S at the executive mansion.
. iv., followed by lhe unveiling In the
~ ro*.nt of the model of the propose i
, ,r 1 .-xecutlvc mansion, which Is to
1 a U 'mg memorial of ItHlaj s cel,*-
. rl.er events were a parade from
p Whp, Unu-e to the Capitol, pur. i
, .1 tr l>y Ihe Pre Id'nt and other illgni
in.l visiting and District mill I :
, . .v r ises by the Senate and House
hah of the House of Kcpresenta
p r.urht a reception was tendered the
0 f the st les and territories at
t , , . oran gailety of art.
I’tuwln, si People fiolberetl.
. v rclses began nt 10 3*> o'olO'k
, ,r. caption at the executive nwnflon.
v the President to the Governors
„t, . and territories, their lade s
l m-mlrer- of meir staff The,
in. the Rest. Green and Blue par
...rrldors and stair,rises had been
~iy decorated With flowers nnd f„.l
--... , . tr. -r. at ium- r ,id
t n,.| a spe, vie of rare l„au>y. '1 tie
i.- Entered with Secretary Hay.
Ir ni.sliatelv folloevlng wet' the other
t I, . : S. „f the cabinet miking tw.> nnd
■vi . tae only absentee h,‘lng Attorn' v
• ral Griggs. Gov. Roosevelt of N*"V
1 k a io had been spending an hour
• ■ President. Joined the other Qov
in the Red parlor. The presents.
were made hy Col. Bingham. P.
/;* following i# the ltet of governer
. <; \V. Atkinson. West Vlrginli.
\V H.oxham, FSorl*U (r pres# fit# *1 by
K Brown); M Hum- °k*-‘
n i 1 VV. Jones, Arkamw*#; J A.
Indiana; C. 8 Tbonni*. rolorudo;
\ \V Tunnell, iv.awar#*. L M. Sk**'*
i. UcVillyn, Main*. F W. Railin''
\ Mi Hampshire; F. M. Vonrhcs, N* w
t . .1 M Tyler. Ylrg.nla; Otero.
N m Mexi.M; F. Bu*ur.eiiberg, i l iho. W
stoti* l’aimsylvanla, K HeOtlrM, W\*-
1* L It ue ><*ll. North Carolina;
Rooaovall N Toik; A E Uf,
> Imkotn. N. > Murphy. Arizona,
um Gregory, Rhode la.attd; J "
Marylai.il; W. M Crane. Maf>s
-ttn; W W flard. laoulalana; Hov
“ pin Mifnourl. p’l'ri-mtetl b>
♦ Dockers anl #h* lioutenant go\rn
• fov Atlckiu-y of Vermont wa* repre
► •i by Adjt Gen. W. 11 Gilmore.
Li* following e*•Governor* alao wen*
• nt: Uoy.l Marylaml; A
* 1 inell. o.**lo: A W. F<y. Tex a.*. A.
\ M irk ham. Callfornl i
Hen ton M Mllllu of Ternosoe. who
i< * onto on to att*(.l th* e*4iventlon. r*-
i a telegram to-day announcing th *
• * of his father, at th<*ir home in
i 1 - * ky. nnd return#'*! on the ft ret train.
I*liiu of >pss White llmiftc.
Ming' the reception. Col. Bingham
.tel .iU mode* of the pro|KM**>l en
11i*nt of the executive nrinaion. an*l
n* ,f itj* tie: 4 He. He advocated Mre
*n> plana for exteneion. eoneiet
■ N(|si. ,f huikliom* about the >i*-*
' preaenc houee. one on the cue: *iJe
• -1. • on the went aide of the White
ground*, rentiertd to tin preeen
• by curv*<! wlngsv-the u imlran
* b* ing romr>let*| by rebuilding the
-•rvatorien at the south end of tte
Thl* plan inaintaina the preaent
* -h to *ui ami air toward th* eouCi
outhweet, and preserve* iinobstrttci*
•nutlful view to the *outh. Th*
v* * the present man*ion un
*’ ’’d He estimated the c*at at $!,-
* t 11 n. !' Mar Far land of the
1 s of District Comml'irioner*. rcvlewe I
tury'a development >f the dl*tri'*t.
• ntenuied that It is generally adtnlt
* t ti nt for the Ih* # rlct of Columbia the
1 1 * form of government 1* the In-st
Shiw of lowa, rlowed the ppeech*
r HIT I* the White H<Ml§e wt?h ,n fd
-u "Th# Development of the Staten
' the Nineteen h Century." He
* the rlo?e of the c ntury tln-ls Ameri
the houred. the I#*st fed. he**t
'h* t|. best educ ated, beat church# !
: vf nrofttably emp oye 1 and the happh*
t any time or under any *ky.
Ciiit* l)i) fur t *l#*lrt# Ili
weather wax Ideal for the outdoor
• of the celebration, with cle ir
tight run ami invigorating air.
• **ngre * had dec la re I the day a ni
* holiday for th* Dlrtriot of Colum
’he whole city preaexvt#sl a holiday
J t and th#* pub Ir turned out en
Du ing the early hou * there wa*
*oui,d of hanl a* the VI glnla ataie
* and those from other **rtlorHi ar
*to tft ke pirt In th proc#tlon.
re*t public ipectacle wa* the par
otid escort of the President from the
* Houre to the east front, of the
-*>l, where the President reviewed
( Thr* head of the pirade rode Lieut.
‘ N*d*on A. Mile*, chief marshal. In
SiUmnnal) illnming AVtoe.
ger Hi* staff Inrluded Brig Gen. Brrck
•nridge and mnv other prominent ofh
cer*. mounted and in uniform, presenting
i b I t i t appearance. The military
f>rr> •* partloiputtug included artillery,
otvdry, marine' id sni vr. First caine
th** S* ond Cnltcd St.it*** Artillery. Lieut.
C*d Mvri k ormn.in ling, and thr**e tat
t ill l *n -of artillery from other regiment *
The Fifth Flilted State* Cavalry acted as
lve Immediate escort of the President,
Ci hr Col William A Rafferty, the
trooper* were aaeemtde#! Mk>ng th** north
urb of I .venu. , fronting
the Whit* House, and t* the l*re#i*lent
appear**! tne cavalry salute wi* given
and Hie troo|er* wh*** |*i in column of
piatoocis and *wept down the a\enu- to
ward the Capitol. With the President
were various mein ‘tern of hi* cabinet in
carriage*. Then came ihe N ition il
Guru of th* Dlstri t of Columbia, thr#-#*
regiments strong. Hilg. t*en llarrle* mm*
Yietng w ith the prt*M 1* idial party in
Th* in-t**r* exiclte*! w..s th- no - able pro
*e*j#lon f governor# of the Mate-* and
teiritor.es u th their staff*, and mdW.iry
■ - <*rt*. T.U' gave . touch *f in# livid
ii.t 1 interest to th* people from many
't,t*s .ind th* chief i-xituiivet* were
warmly w*|coni**d all along the line >f
march. Tn* gvventers marh#d in the
or i* r of tin a*lmle>in of th* states to
the IT,.*>n. Gov. Turn .ell of Delaware com
The Grand Army of the Republic. Span
ish War Vet.ran*, the Old Guard*, and
especially invi ed gm-o follow**l.
The parade moved down Pennsylvania
tv.-nue. lHtwr**n two densely paok.d
r#m*hNl the Capitol It swung northward
to the bread plaza on the * *t front. The
l"resident took hi* |***itlon on th** re
viewing stand, directly a# the *• isterly
‘ , ! , .tr!!f! << " • llv <vat r>l ||*‘ >tod sur
rounde*! hy hi* • ihlnet and pr**min**nt
men of the Senate. li- i*e of Repr*->* nta
tiv**> it l various w alk* of pubhc Hf
Tte various dlvi.'i >tu# gave him th# regu
In (hr Hall of the House.
After the parade came Imposing eer.
C* * |n the hali of ;lie House of Rep
i. wher# gathere*l as dlatln
gubhed a orniar> a It* waills had ever
j, , } On th* floor were the President
ond the members of hi* cabinet. ex-Pt*s
.•!• n*. Harrison, the memlier* of the Sen
ite and House, the ambassadors and mai
.> -■ e rs# of foreign countries in full court
the chief Justice and associate
justice* of th** Hupreme Court In their
judi.'inl rob**s. L• ut Gen. Miles, and
many distinguish'd officers of th#* army
nnd navy, who had received the thanks
•if Congress, tlie Governors of more than
i.nlf the state* *>f th* f'nion, an#l the com
missioner* of the District of Columb a.
unile th** galleries were resplendent with
th** wealth tu.d culture of the national
Asa spectacle tudhlnff could have been
more imtH*-irg or impressive. The la tent
-an str*mlng through the ground g-!*
♦ ilir.g on which w.-re the arm* of the
several slates flowed the hall with light
and brlghter.e*l the offe't of the gown* o #
the labile# in the *illriw. the glistening
uniforms on the fl*.x>r and the elaborate
scheme of decoration which submerged
the hall in a ssa of color. A company of
ucklvs from the government
vht Dolphin had liberally swathed
the hull in flags The fronts
of the galleries wer# hidden by them, the
iiar railings which mark#*l off the kh
b|, . w , re festoons*! with them an*l th**
•*-iker*s marble rostrum was covered
with them Not more thin half w*t
American flags and this fact w is at first
rather startling until the full beauty if
the color schtm* i;iwne.| upon the s;*** -
t a tors- lut below circling tie* hall ar.d
walling In the distinguished ataecnblag*-
v\.r** the glorlou.- buff a*l bln** un*ler
which tho Continental Army of Washing
ton h ■ I .iohl, v.d th,- nd-nco of th
Amorlean r |. ihlir. whllo frmttnr thr oti
n,■ hack of tho S|-akcr s |,—k th"
i.-.utlful otlk n., K of th" republic. hivl
(, fm tr atmchinil nwiiv on c.th.r Ma
over the ,„,!ntli>K„ f Uif-vottc ,<l v\ah-
Inaton hUx-d the
ftrclinn tl" nron In front f m- 1 hlk
-.r' rorirum were Inrs" l''.nhrr chair.
, nt. hi. <*Wnel ar. I * *
mrmU rof the Supreme < Vmrt Thr
m,ml r* of the llw wore ~-afcl on toe
p.f, |" ,v!ne the who r rlfht of the ha l
for the visit,in'.
% Stately Friwrolon.
The pro* • -don into the hall wa*
stntrlv The dm,, k,-"lT anno,meet
, -1 Jivlslon as It ot i-r„l at th" mam
,1,,„r Kit -r cam,' Senator Frye, president
pro tempore of the Senate, nnd the mem
ber, of the Renat, Senator I rye os . n,l
- the too.rum and tm,k hi. place healde
Sm-.iker Hrtider.on. and the senator, .rat
themselves n> ,ho '' r " ! ,hr '" ""
ill, i vht The member* of the Senate
■,, re f lowed hy 'hi* f Justice Fuller and
“he .>•„ lot" Justices of the Supreme
Court in their judl tal rola - They ere
s, al-t oppoolte the put", reserved for the
prcsldcni nnd hi* cabinet.
N‘-xt , an* t.’i** iiiiii••*-'* *i*>rs n*l min
i!ers to the t iilt-d Stales, and other
me miters of the dlmomatlc -wps. he,..1.,|
h% ],,r,| JMuncefote. They were eeaPsl
imme.lt Itely la-oUel ihe member* of the
The tlov**rnrs f slate #*t *1 territori* *.
,1 I,V Gov. Schofle.d of Wis. onsll'.
sit in th. r tr of the duduni „l" corps
rioos,velt of N o York atir.ifd
t ” • • 1 - I
fortn the ...mmlsslotiers of the District
~f Columbia. anJ the memirs of the
Centefinl.il Comnuner at Utrge. The
t'reeldent ar,l the member* of the cabinet
uere th* st to enter the hall They *'-re
•cortol to the rnalrs rservod for them
t, President McForland of the dlstrl-t
ommlsslor.err Meantime the speaker.
~f the occasion. Senatiws 11,Mr. Dani'l
in I McComus. und Representative* Pavne
an.l Ri-bar.lson, had taken places facln*
rue assemblage tit the ,1, sk Immediately
la low the presl,Hint otfl , rs.
Sp.nker 1 Ictitlerson cal.,si the dlstln
xulsh.sl (tatherlntt toaether and briefly <•*-
plained the purpose of Ihe celebration
Kvervbody n.s, and stood with Israel
hea,Js a He Dr Mllburn. ,h" blind chap
lain of tbe Senate, offered an lmpr"-*lve
invocation Senator Fry* then rulpd the
Joint assemblage to order and lnlrodu,sl
The ttpenin* Yildresses.
Representative Richardson of Tennessee,
minority leader In Ihe House, delivered
ih, opening addr-ss on the transfer or
the seat of government from Philadelphia
II" said the controversy led up to that
action IS a contest between Haml „n
and Madison, th- North versus the South,
ar.l In th, end Hamilton and hie friends
prevailed. Hut the declaim tsas a cm
promise, one of th- conditions of shKh
that the seat of government should
g„ South to the hanks of the Potomac.
prior to this decision Cougr,** had
practically decided to |,a-ate the Capitol
at Wright's Ferry or the Hu-,juehannn.
After r- jection of Wright's Ferry, Ger
mantown wis the most promising loca
tion until the oompromlee eflectcsl over
the Question of the assumption of tha
debt* of the slate* fixed It "on the Riv
er Potomac, xome place between th*
mouth* of the ea*tern branch of th*
Corogo heague." _ „
The address of Mr. Payne of New York,
the floor leader of the majority In the
House was on "The Kathl:*nment of the
on Fifth Page.)
SAVANNAH. GA.. Till KSDAY. HF.CKMBER 111. P.HIO.
ACTIO* TOM %HD KHlfiP.il NOT IN-
Pl,t KM KD 111 KM.I.A Ml.
EMPEROR SENT HIS REGRETS.
TOI.D KHIURR KIMM.I THAT HD
(oi i.n \or si;k him
Empfrnri Tplrurn m la Kriigrr In
Inns ( unlit \ot Br < ontlilrrril tn
I t* lirrman l'll<*y fur \ll I'lm#*.
In Dxrnt of m < nttl#*f Willi Knit
land In tfrlra. f**rniuny \\ull
lla%r In llrlj %olrly <• Her Ox* n
*1 r#*nit i h.
Berlin. Dee. 12—In the Rf‘i h*;ag to
day lh< im;ieria! chain-eIU r, Count vun
Itiielow, referring U the •• impl.iloia f
Emiieror Wllllim'e fallare to r# elv* Mr.
Kruger Mild Ihe nrinouji,*eniei l that Mr
Kruger wa* coming w* nia-ie twnt -
four or. at the forty-eight hour.\
before the Emperor*# leaving Berlin. I’p
to that moment it ha*l iv*ep a**ume<l ih it
Mr Krugr wouk) from 1 \fTis to Hol
land The chancellor a*|,le l:
"We apprlaei him cori#H>u#ly m l con*
•ltler&tely, through the K'arl# **inl--y
anil Dr. Ley,!#, that the Kni|> or regret*
el he waa not In a |m>ition to reerlvo lilm.
Nidwithntamiing (hi# Mr Kruger #t. te*l
He wa# told again a: Cologne, in the mo>l
on*l!erate term*. th*t nthe Kmperor
w*a# un Me to >e. him 1
The chancellor repo Hated the #ugg**-
tlon that the government # a‘lion w.i ,
du* to any w l*h or p ojm al from the
Engllnh court or government to th*- Km*
leror or to him-* If. the chan el or. F*r
the Emperor only German nation.l run
eideralion.H were autho itatlv# If farnilv
relation* or dynamic con*t-lera*lon* in
fluenced the for* igti policy, ho would not
remain minister another day.
Continuing, the chancellor ald the An
glo-Oerman agreementyof l** did not c*n
tain a provision relating ro war letwei-n
Or#-at Britain and the South African r*
public* and th** Yong-tb#* r;*l H.irn-^#*
agTeemein* had no >e* ret clauae* Wher
the Kmpror, In 18$$, ***nt th#* td*gram
to Mr. Kruger, there wa* no question o
war bet we** n the* #tat** It wa# • matt'-i
of a tillbuHtermg expiitiui The Km
did not inten<l to let**rmine drmun
I* licy forever by that t< leg ram. The
"I commit no d.plonmuc Indlfcretlon in
raying that the reception of (hat t*l*
gram outride of Germany left no d*>nt
that in the event of a conflict with Eng
land in Africa. Germany would have t*.
rely aotely on her own strength '*
Baron von Rich hofen. #* retar of tatt
for foreign affairs, ref rrlng to the expu -
in of German# from the Tran*'o il ami
the Orange Free State t- rritorie*. raid
"It ha# appeared (> me that th#***- ex
pulsion* in many case# have been unjusti
fiable, both * io cause and manner, aid
contrary to the principle# of Inbrrvxtlonal
law. and an expression of this view ha*
been made in Ixmdon.
"On th#* mhi-r hand the German* who
have been light ing side by a.d* w th the
Borr# have not met wifi a happy lot.
They have been d!?nr#>#*l pay
and told "We did not tnvbe \ou."
MISTAKEN FOR II IB IIA% IYMIA.
One of a Parts f Hrvenne Officer*
Huntsville. Ala . Dec. 12 -Deputy Col
lector John Lanier w.s shot and pro #b!y
fatally wounded this morning, while hold
trig up * wagon wh! h h- believed was
carrying illicit whisky. Two m* n w* i •
in th** wagon kd w hen the otf! -! - n--
coete! them they thought they w* re high
waymen and immediately op#*ne#l tire
Lanier wa* ahot down and the offi’rr*
w* h him returned th# fire, wounding bo*h
occupant# of the tvngon. LK*yd Johnson
anl B M Drennen of Mollno, Tenn.
mHFTt OF I’ONNTITI TION#.
firing Prepared to atabnilf to the
Havana. Dec. 12—The committee* of
the constitutional *>nventlon are dllig nt.
ly preparing draft constitutions on th#
ba#i# of the t'nltary. or centraMsed form
of government with radical riiarjg#** in
the existing regime. It 1# thought that
the final draft m*y be ready for review
by the United State# Congress during the
One hun#ir**d and twenty American rail
way conductors have arrived hen- on an
Tin: iiimii MTiOMi.hTt.
l<e#liiilon Adopt#*#! Favoring % bo
llfl#n of l.aull#r<lltii.
Dublin. Ireland, Dec. 12 The National
ist convention to-day adopted strong res
olutions ft coring shot I Mon of landlordism
in Inland and the transfer of th? #ol|
to the occupying proprietors; amending
the constitution of the United I l.h
League and making the Nationalist con
vention on annual flxlur* . asking fun is
from America *n*l InvtMng Ml hael Da
vltt and Thomas 8# xton to return to Par
ALI. MDBTFNt AUK At. HE ISO.
Jolut N#fe of Powers 11-nl> *# He
l , rrarnt#*#l t I lilnn.
Tamdon D#c. 12 —The r#*ytiations f the
Power# in regard t> the Joint China not#>
were conelude*l aatisfa*forlly yesterday,
all agreeing to the condition* Identically
as outlined by Count von Hu**iw, the im
perial chancellor of Germany. Nov. If,
with the exception of th** Intfoducto* y
clause saying th* demands are irr v* able,
which 1# eliminated.
NY HERE FILIPINO# ANK MTIVK.
Probably Base Junta In I'ortagaeae
aettlemenl of tinea##.
Washington. Dec. 12 —This gvemment
has discovered that the Portuguese set
tlement of Mac##, lo<-at<*i on the Chi
nese eomr*. and convenient to the Philip
pines. Is one point of Insurgent activity,
anti probably the abiding place of on#* of
the Philippine Juntas A furthar inveatl
gwtion is in progresa.
Fire Dor* Damage In Pekin.
Berlin. Dec. 12.—The Loka! Anaelger has
a special dispatch fram Pekin saying that
fire has destroyed the quarters of a num
ber of officer* about a thousand paces
Jrom Count von Walder•#* #>
TO BLEED THE TRANSVAAL.
I'.nidniid Will Nlak* li# Boer* Pa>
Mii*h of Ihe < #**( tf NNiir—4 rltl
#*4• mi *f (hr (<o%eminent.
laOtvV-n. I*<* 12 The House of Com*
(nor>. if ter .* flex*! of recriminations, to
day agreed to the re(x>rt of supply for
thr govemtm tH
During subsequ* nt dlacuesum In com
mit tc<* of Wa\> .n I Means, the duincel
lor of the I.M-luqiHT, bir Michael Hi*k-
B*-ucli. pi‘ mls(x) Unit 4 <*m#d Icrabl#* pro*
portion *f tiir c*st <f th#' war should l* %
oMallied from lt< TrnnsvnaJ He aii#!*-#!
that a tr# usury committe** was al*out to
proe#•*<! to th* Transvaal to i***eri4in its
assi-ts and their taxahl#* ra|si<*lty. Sir Dh
vcl Miller Bart*ur. K ’ M G . ha* been
.hi.-.I ftr this tusk Sir David was a
member of council of the governor gen
eral of India. IK-sTdRC. was commlf*-
* 'ner to inquire Into tin* conditions arvl
pri',|Ai-,s of rugar growing txdoni* ..
uud latter \. to intuirc Uito
il* ttr.ance# of Jamaica.
In thi HSir Itaiberi T Reid. Q
*. I.ll*#-f :i,, iHiiiil.-#! a gloomy pi tore of
the , t.r dlficn# in uth Afr. * He -aid
that after fourt>*n m#.*ntbs of war. <x>et
tng i* <o j* r m<-nth. .archy w.#s |r**-
vulcii and f.iMiii* thr‘*itencd and thi*
may I*** follow##l by a native rising An
attunpt to pi n # the d**id* > uiuler mlli
tarv rule, he i. w .uld tmi#erll the very
*\tstcn. . of th.* ♦ rnptr# H* tlw*ugh th#*
time ha.l arrived tor offering th* Boers
i. rnm not lncoiwl>tetit with British and
minion All *l*',i' of mu .unlitloiuii surren
der should b* disco 1 iled
Jam*-* Bin,*, laib'rwl. followed on sitnl
lai line- li suggested gmtiiitiK #c*f.*-ra.
amnesty to (he now in arms a# le
-1 taiil Th# govemmenl Im
nvM had no right t in at th*' Boers .•*
11l ! • 11 "
>a . should Ti*t he #*iimis#i t, Sir Al
f. Mi'tier " ’ wa- the ol*J#***t *f #*l
most ui.ivers.il distrust, including at least
u *if tic gu*en - subject# in South Af-
Mr Bi#**lerick. the Secretary of War.
h.il> .hulai rf**! thi* .tenant IB de
tout w : ,it#*v* r B might •!•* t '*•
g, <*rnnc n w#m.d never w# nken the js*w
er or the vpon#ibimy posseted by Sir
Alfred Ml.ner. „ . , .
Sir A.fen Heid'w speech. Mr. Broaeri k
A*-f't't".l. *a, lmi'rartlirible, unwl," nr'l
mbu-hlavou*. He n, ~ut of hi" **Y 10
aratlfN th" yufPti'" -it, ml. Th" aov"rn
n,. nt n p rfart v willing to offer lerm,
tor .urrptKler. k., loiik ,i" II ■■oukl not
Int, rprele.l t“ l>r,">f **f weakn.‘'"i
1 her.'i'v ■ ",ie a prolonitatlon of tit" itu, r
111 \ \l\t. I lIiHT WITH In WKT.
Knox atlli I nattle to ll<-|>ot , aplnrr
ol llir Ull> Hoer.
Uondon. Ilf'. IS.-lortl Kitchener m
!.>" the war ofll -e from Pretoria, under
la," of Dec. 12. that Gen. Knox rrpone
. r „m Helvetia tnat he le er.ar.l in a
runnlr.fi flfiit with Gen. DeVYet. anfl th.it
he "ii. mv l" niovtnfi toward lt.'.i<,'ihur,.
where there I" a column ready to ,-o-op
ra!" with the other Brltlh forcer.
Uord Kitchen, r. in another dirpatch,
r.'j'orta ttiat the Itoera attacke.l rhe
near Barberton The British caaualtle,
were thre,- killed. V" wounded and tiih
",n ink'll priamiere. 1 it** captured m**,t
hav. el nee iH-eti relea'td.
Til" H„ ik rakk'd the Riverton rood
Hon D" It. They are belnic follow,d
ton Kitchener'* m, esaae itultcateH th.it
D Wet ltd" main evaded Knox After
in- hitler hid fot.ed th" lvr aener.il ut
('ot-ni.i-vt- Drtf . the Boer* ",*ent to have
• kmbl**d back. I the Caledon rlvt r
,t "Where, and turned thence northweel.
In the dire-tlon of Redder*.itir*. ttic mem
or.it,le *.„'.e of the Hrltlah dl-arlcr In
April, titirn ltoWet > opturl the lnh
HI It MM. Ill' IIOKIt FtIDIt.
Hole* Roller!" I.nld flown for finld
nnre off the Itritleh.
lymdoti. Dee IJ.—Forty-one prociama
llon* of leir l Robi'r,* have hern puhllrhed
They have hreti mostly *ummalixed pre
viouvly In the newarttper*. The la at on*,
dated Nov I*. wit:
"Ak there apt* :ir* to he *ome mi"un ler
"tandini: p fiard* the taimtna of fartna.
the rotumander in chief wtahaa the fol
low liik to te the lln-" ui*,n which general
offl*er" -■ om rnorell ,K are to a"t:
"No firm I, to ie- burned except for an
net of troorhary. Of when our troop- ere
f1r,.l on fr.an the |*rmw*. or " loinlrh
ment for the br"akin* of the te exraph or
ral,ny, or when u*,-i a" haei* of opera
, ion* f,r rai l*, invi then only with the
. |r., t coni"!il of tlie general officer .-om
mandlitK. The trwre fact that a burgher I"
aloer.l ~n I'Otntnai.do. is on no account to
te- not'd !i n re*~m for hi mine hi* Iweie,'
All cattle, win;on* and foodtuft* are to
le* remold from all farm*, if that Ir !m
--peiilhe tti, y are to la- d,droved, whetlwr
the owner I- present or not."
tjl Kt |tl\ OF , I ITtHM IM TV.
knit I„toITb Time of tlnlulon of
Hi, wnlla t, talnnd".
New Y'ork. lie,- 12—The ra-e of William
H (*roßman & Hro. agalnot the Fnlteil
Htnte* wa- artrue,! In the i'nlted Hta,<*
rircuit Court today. Declalon wa* re
The .-a-e Involve* ihe t|iie*Mon a* to
whether the Hawaiian leland* (time un
der th*- conatltutlon and iaww of the
I'nlted S'nt>e Immediately en the |,;t--afie
of th" Joint resolution of annexation on
Juh 7. !••, und iiefore ihe act of April
I’roßtman tk Hro imported merrhandt-e
ft'-m Honolulu into |*,rt of N* w York
on April as. liw. The collector of the
port a**"--' I duty under the tariff a t
of I<t7. The Impirtere rlaltnd the Ha
waiian tßlat.,l* were then a i>ort of the
United State* and their good* were not,
therefore. Riihjee, to any duty.
TWO KII.I.KD IN t 01.1.1-ION.
■loth Raglne, Were Demollahed in
It „11 road teelgrnt.
Tk'imne Mo.. Dec. 12 —ln n head-end
co lit" ton here to-day between freight
traiitß two trainmen were killed and four
injured Roth engine* were ,lenglßhe.l.
The dead are Jam,*, brltt. Olney, 111 ;
I'rakeman Kdwatxl Bradley. D> Soto, Mo.
Injure*#—Fireman Harrett. Conduotor
Halßton, brake man It D. Scott, Brake
man G. L. Scott.
Barrett wo pinioned beneath the wreck,
ami it tv ae found necenaary to chop off his
left arm to prevnt death from Residing.
To Iteanlnte Coafrrear,,.
Dondon. Dec li—Tha Pekin correspon
dent of the Daily Mall wiring Tuesday
and confirming the report* of the agree
ment n* to the collective note my* that
a committee of repremmatlve* of the
Power* ha* been choeen to regulate the
conferences with the Chlneae pleuipoton-
WIFE ENDS HER LIFE
It A 11111 HI “II IM) III#
111 II TO l It IDE.
HE HAD CALLED WITNESSES.
*1 ANYTHIN IN Ur.U.Tin FA till.A
or ion r ji.hviv n. %.
Miallr#nl oflit‘l*l lln#l Knlpr
iNlnnl In Mr*. \\ #-U linn# 1 * tpnrf
nir n (*— \\ •• llualiniid FMinl Him
lt- 4 mII#*I \\ 11 •-•*•* In r#l#'r (#
ll#- Nlilr (# Nlnk#* Out n 4 n*4* (#r
ll!%orc*r *h 'lm*l- Ih-Hlmmili
l*rr|in ri i lin nml Mmi ||rr*4‘lf.
1 * #• i JrrvlH N Y . ]. 12 Flor#*n'* %
S Mo4lii# itx \S i kh.im wi;> <f J Lin
n*# , tc NYit'kliiim. nmum :*l Mil tl#‘ *l I
VUk k Ibl# morning ly tUM>titig h*rs# If
Tb 4 huMi.U ’l fki |* in a r*vtn on th*
o|poslt4 •‘hi#* of ih#* hnil mxi f#o\f h* wh*
•" • Kti• *i by hp.iring t\\.> Mlmts in lu#
wifi- M room. IB mimul in anil foutn! h**
ivtf#- iI iolhnl for '*4,i sitting in ii uh.iir
I*-al. iiiitl ii pt#oi 4>i4S|HH) m her rig 'it
Mr \VlikhMin himl his wi(r h,| b#-<-n
n;rrl#Ni about two y#*rs Bfw was fi!
► * •'i*il %\lf4. and hsr nut- %
S>4- i> Ihr daughter #>f Jim#> Mofllneux
•f Milforl. i A
Mr Wirkham tUI ih# r# , r**rtp'rs that
wh* n l* hnt horn#* Ihfi night nt y
o' lo- k hi* found hi wiff # r*him .lirk n
#'•l uni >ll4*lll an unu.'iial l im tnn •
IB H.inted mo xtiu quid for t,i- l>. I, so
tm.i to g#i in hi> wlf. ro#*m A l-r
k# v w.i* iiisi i.' of ih*> 10. k h#* . mar, !• I
4)mlttan,-, Bh#- i<j#4*i •*I fin* io* and j •
t# >t. ,l Hgainat hi #rntr.lM *. but h* f i I
hi# way in. H say* In* fnun a cor k
Bi*r#*w .4i the br ! attach#*#! to th** cork of
ait m|>t> Imt:!#* of rhampugne
l inter a ng In Mrs Wi-’k am # room
h#*r husband <ln iar# - wan .1 It \\ In vis
of N* vv York, *-nglii#‘#*r of m iltitniian p f
wav t th#* Erl# roa.l. lUstlt hr and M
\V|f khnm w. rr fully !r >#*l A *. .-m*
f#| low 4'i | 4nd Mr hust)lfl \ m b#* c.i lid
Wiiii.*#**- f#.r th#* |Miri-o't of having *vl
itetu*## in dlvoru. ptoui'islinga. IB<
suintiMjii**,! BurrogMt#* > |* ll.iwrll if
Orang#* county to nrr ingi* at ot. #- pr
i ••••dings for divorce.
Among tin- iti4T \v!tm*>s# w. r## |rof
I*# inst il# . iiidid. .r of th* !i# Bust
ihv-s Cidte#* . I* • at#*d In th#> *ttn# build
itig. titiil L l Bf'tux'tt ami ffaniucl
tey of tii* Fort Jsrvls T*l# jdvor#* *#x
i h;urc Thn wife protr#4i that n#thln.
wrong had taken place. After thi* s * u.
•til l**ft aid (nr hutiaml #># In retireM
to h.s own r>>m opposite hi# wife #,
whir h# was sl o ping w hen awakened by
h#riiig two hols
Mrs Wickham left three tetter#, on# f*
her fath# r. or.r to her husband and on#*
to the wife of Dr. J*. I Wn kh*m. h-r
husbands lr*tlr. The content a of the
one to hr father were alone modi puli-
He. Hhe iHgg. i ids forgiv#*n* n.- for w hat
-h*- wa** aifour to do. rth** left soiiu
money a ral vaiuaßtes fur him and Bd#
Mr Wl< ki.arn 1* worth frotn JVt.on to
17'.■. and u th** owner of valuable prop
erty her#*, avnorg *tfi r pi #-- the F*wter
House. an*l th* Mg Wi kliatn block on Li
opiKisii# side i*f the s're**t He hf- t- n
proprl# tor f #he Kw.*r Hour#' atd I*.a
ware Hotel fr '• ir- IB* ha.# aho kept
(he Occident Hotel nt O* ‘■Men
M ILL IIKI I UK III*.( IM.NITION.
snn(N Ff’i A(fl(#ile Toward Order *f
Tele* ra phrra.
Tojs'ka, Kan. I* c. 12 The Sard a Fe
Haitrisid has broken off Its rei.itlon# with
the # tr#ler #>f Ual.wny T< l#*grpliers Ah
ttte . ourt* -i#'s prevalent l#*l vm-h th#* ruu#|
an#i the *>|er.Ntor# have Imwii revoked.
\N will hnvt ranhlng furtlp t t *l*
with an orgMidzatlon that ha-* prm ** I |t#d:
lncomi#etent, that broke it# <ontr* t to
glv4* thirty notb'e aia! g ive u ! .t
thirty ssor.!#." said General Manager
"That Is not saving that r#w>gnitlon will
te* tented the i>, B T p rmtn* nt v or
under competent management. Presl,tent
Rlpiey. in an Interview, #.*ys that he fa
vor# tha HXlaienee f railroad orgatdaa
tlon I am In fav<#r of tha bro’her
*A>r;ri\E nmoittiib antiKF..
lnlleN(ln#i Thai 'l'lilnga %re .oiia
(he Operator#* Mat.
Top4-ka, Kan.. !>•-#•, 12 J A NVwmnn.
• hair mar. of the Fan; * l*V grb-van#-f.srn
rnltte#-. arri\#l her#? to-lay to confer with
(Its striking ot**rt4>rs Mr N*#wtTiarl is
(fry sanguine about tha uitiriutte result
f the strlk*
In the Topekt d#*pot office three m#*i>
and r.n- woman ore at work In the gener
al #>ff!ce here (hr*** new men ar** working
Mr. Newman*# dispatches indicate, he
says, that the sink* omlltlnn# ar* de
cl'l#*lly favorable for tte- <>i<erator#.
I'ermam nth adqnart* for 4t#e strik
er# have been establish*#! in •• Topeka
*AY Tin: YTItlKi: l rifONKI).
lint Telegraphers Make Entirely
lllflerml ( la.in.
Galveston. Tex . I ►*, |J #i* n* ral Man
ager P>lk >f the Gulf/*Uolorado ami Santa
Fe Railroad io-ntght announced that the
telegrapher# strlk** Is uka*#*! so far as th#.
company 1# ’,*n* emed.
The telegrapher# hum the railroad of
ficials are making off*rs of hedter ius|-
tlons to g*'t striker# to return to work
They claim ttiat traff!*• on th* Santa Fe
Is <sngest*s| tit numerous place* and that
tr##* who.# 1 Atcnioon system is losing on
enormous sum dally.
A BOOM roll #l IIMIHIA,
New Orleans ( semi I • leg at* ti
Urn n( lek (•ingress.
N# w fp-b ans. Dec. 12 —The rail Issued
hy Gov. Candler of G*>rgia, and which
la ln#k>r#e4l by Gov. Bloxham of Florida,
for a "National Maritime Congress.* to
• ssmnhte at orunnwlck, (is . on the 3Mh
day of January. WOl. meet# with favor
here and the New Orleans Chamber of
Commerce will send a delegation with
Capt A. K. Milter as chairman, who will
advocate American ships for American
Cadets “Cat" Claaeea.
Orchard Lake, Mite., Dec. 12—Ail the
cadets of the military college here r#*
fused to attend classes ye#terday becauta
certain grievances which they desired set
tled were not attended id
411(11 1.11 111 IN II! MIIINIUIIT.
.1 uilur IlitPl*# M omen aushi lo l)* al
I? ii in ** In Thai Hour.
New York 1* 12 Jutilc#* Andrews,
|in the Supreme Court to-day. handed
(town a ik riisi In which he holds tha;
j i woman * muld t*# horn#* i\ mUhiigtit
Th#* question an* *• on an aindteatUm by
j FUirenc Al* il. a drussmaker. to enjoin
,t. • • A 4b'.idiilk ti#*i lamkord, from
•'losing tho front liooi of t • house. m#l
I not tmnosli t*!\ #lmltting iier uhtei she
t it k (Me l*e|| Ml At*# II # \ - she 1. is#sl
wo (.sons fnun th. dif.-n lant to *arry
t h# r <lt< veiimk(ng and s.# p In at I•
a month Hio was to be al-
I if>we#| to have her shop op**n
| from ? ant to in p m , hut wa*
10 l*e n lmdteil aft<*rw il ls nt nn> rtaaod*
tbl* tint# She c unp nln#*d that on Nov
I’* and H. sh* was |< . k#*l out, 4ttl on the
•• 1 ond ft M. n I -"I to g ti a hotrl
(iiiaiutk >.i tt it wa - i#* ••s-#.it yto k#*ef ( h#'
iioUHe k*'k##l #t night a- tho t* n nts lnt
a great aim Hint of xaluabbs tie re.
J't'tk, A.lr#w# sat! be c*miM twit com
pel 4l* defendant t* give Ih** plaint Iff a
k**v to th outu d.Hi. a hv the (erma
•f her tea.-#* mo wa- oil!) entltl*#! to a
- r# , -nimlil,' Ivotirn ll#* *iatt#*d her
11 pr#d;mitiar> t;*m r##|tilrlng tit*
!* ft rubmt to jH-rMit lo t (■ enter * her
ttends# ** at all ri a*a*na!*b hour* and
pn inptlv o|4-n tin .!•! for her up tu iJ
ii'clurk at Dig tit
FORTH Hit O # FIII# I IBM *#l
Mllilnr} Hule 4#iin (* Disappear
From (lit* |sltiil.
<*orre#porid#'ii #• *f the A.*s#* i4ted I*re#s
Sn Juan. I’orio Rico, Ik.-. 6 -Polio
Iti.os first 11 • >tif*#* Delegate# is now
iioUling it# flrvt *-ee#lon, Bpeak**r Manuel
Itosscy. on taking the #'halr, e i#l Porlo
Uit o lad now virtu illy l < n •tellv* i re*l to
the l*otto 111 ms. adding
"Wt hav* I'orto Harm eoldters, Porto
ICt* an pli •# m# n and a Porto Hi an llotij'*'
of I tel*gi(t<*s
Th#* tiovt-rnor's ni**s'> #g# wa# In part oh
"Yon re to-day t!* miet#*rs of your
•>w n future | 1... the mi.itnrv #tep.*rt
inent f Porto Hleo will lts*pp# i All
l Ititr*! Sf,ls 4*.|iers except the sni (It
t‘i n*eded to .ore for permanent for
• ifli .lions, will hav* left the tsiati#!. and
for tMi' first tlm#' in over a hundred ye*r#
th#* p#*.p,# of f*orto Itlco will Ir#* relievo*!
fioni military rule
' In fh* work you ar# a Unit to under
ak#* vou will n##s! to exercise all (he
virtu## f loyalty an#! pa
T''lic f.r t:i* eye# of tha world are
u|>#n you." •
I.O\ I'HN Ht.N I T AKEN Tl M %CO.
I 4il>intiln Will llefiirn Nelxrd llrlllali
'lrnnirr In Ihuirri.
Coion, c>!<#mMa. De< 12 —(ff!c|al din
paf.'he# from Gov A.ban of the state of
Pnnaiua, announce that after a three
> 4 i>Kug* ment, Tun> • the form r
Miongh ..i ..f ue insurgent movement,
as# reoccurdcd by ihe governm#'nt irooix
ie* t and t ,ii the Galtaii, the rebel
eisamer, ha# been dsMroyel
(*ov Alban who returned to Ihe city
••f Panama >-da\ will hand back, unln
jured. t her twtiers, lh- British steamer
I aUga which was s#*l*#d Inst month by
tin- i 'oiombliin government t> transpir; n
irm*'d #xfH#dltton from Panama t# the
port ,f Ituei a \ * rtfura. and wa# there
us#**! in th#' Uimhardment #f the r#-Ud |>o-
I itl n on points Pa .it, H(i<l HulfLulo.
LI KPN llll.la %Y%I\ED IIEAHI.TG.
•isv #* It <••• l for at.Aim# for Appearnne**
llffor# I nurl.
FeriJindlna, Fla, Den 12 At the pre
liminary hearing #*f the case of tb#* Hea
itoar#! Air Line vs K D. Luk#-nbiil, for*
inerty ag#‘ht at (Id# place, which was hej.s
to-day. the defendant's attorney* witv**d
examination, an#! the #'*##• will go over
until th*- n*xt term of the Circuit Court,
which rmivcn# s in April.
The d# f#Uidtn( pi# list not guilty, and
was most anxkais for an irnm#-<!iate trial
whi* h hi# #-*uns# l deemed un#*tvlsabte at
this time Aggregate bond of D.ahO wa#
fiirnl"! •!, ttu boridstiien being Senator A
T Williams. Cap*. Willi no B* II aivl
M#-s- r lltrth “i Wilds His frietsia look
for an honoruhte aR iUltial.
VF.nnhln Will AN ‘*|| | i.
Number #>n Hi#* IV ( lilli (Ixllon Has
ri#*4*n lied Meed.
Wash'ngtan. D- 12—To avoid the dan
ger of having any of our war v##se|s
• night f >*4 in th# Ice In the Gulf of Pe
chi Li. the Navy Department ho# reduced
its repres# ntMtb'fi In that quarter to two
ships l One Is the Motaicacy, which has
hern ordered Into a mud dock in ihe Pel
nv< r. near Taku. where she will serve a#
a. station sb Tiie other I# th#* New Or
leans. which will ply b##fween Bhanghai,
*he Fo# and Taku at r#*gular Intervals
The army transport service ha# landed
all of th*- nee# sory supplies to carry
c|n. Chaffee's troop# comfortably
through th# wilder.
(SEN ATE'S NHOMT MilMOtl,
11#nnn Will Talk In Favor of *hip
Nubaltl 9 Menftiire.
Washington, Ie 12.—0n a# <unt of the
ntennia! exer* ;se# th- 8# rate <lll not
meet to-day until 3 o’clock.
It w##s agree#! to meet at 11 o'clock to
morrow In order that Mr. Hanna might
hav* g.|s#rtunltv t#> a!dres# th** Bente
on the ahlp-subskly bill, before the con
si#!* radon of th#- special order—the Hay
paun • fote tr* ty In executive session.
Th*- B#-nate, ns a My. pr*jceedcd to the
h ill #f th#* llou**#* of It* p(us# ntativen to
Join In the exercises.
At $ Jt p m. fh* Hen#te returned to Its
• barnU r ami Immediately adjourned.
DKLE<#ATEff TO llltt N\YI( K.
New lorli ll#Mrl of Trale Mill Srml
New York. D#*'- 12—Trie New York
Boar*l of Trail#* and Tr in#|#vrtatlon at It#
monthly m***tlng to*day adopted r#solu
tlona asking Congress to mike the ret
urn*' of 'he currency more r**#pona!ve (o
th" r* qulr* m* rv4s of trade an*) to Insuro
the |xerp*"iy!ty of the gold standard
Th** board nOCeptod the invitation of the
Brunswick, fku. Board of Trad** t#> fcccd
three detegaUM to the National Maritime
Uongr4M to be held there Jan. I), next,
and instructed the President to appoint
Fireman Killed In Collision.
Olean. N. Y., Dec 12 Pastenger train
No. 10. from Oil City, on the Western
New York and Pennsylvania Railroad, ran
into an open switch here to-day and col*
tided with some cars standing on the j
switch. The engine waa badly wrecked, j
Fireman Pattern*) was killed and Jungi- J
4Mr KM eerlouaijr injured (
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fii-M-H tl. Tit tIT.
I'lnti h, tt lit,*l, til infra tt 111 It.-
T,lr4-trn Hrlta,,,. ~r Tailni Trl
4|,h,,nr . ■■niianlr. Mil,l Ulrirlr
Dralrra—f.HMrda- Hill I moral,l,
llrixM-Irtf on. t,ol Ita , hnoa-ra tro
"11,0—Ilona" tt rot lo • ll.lxial,-rills
ta„ln on llriiot Hill.
At. in,m, 1,, ,■ 12 Til,- 8 "itllrra' Horn"
, l-lli. lnlro,tU",-,l by Mol . ;.,ry of Ui,*|.
' monel I'ouniy, af.sr In-inc ,i, fratnl and
,' ,lflß|,|"!,li. |., 4 Rnl til. II,MI . 1,, .lav
a la,*" majority, th. mi.o llng itxi for
o.l'i ill IgmilM
Tiirir wo ur• ,I a(,|>iaUß" wh*.i ,hr ra
"ul, r.i, nnnomi, ,-,| it ... knon.i ttiat
thr hill oul.l |mi an |f II could hr l.roilfiht
to a lot, oti'l hv, i v , ffori It,i iirni ms I*
for ,li, im,-i r.'k lo lirliifi Ih, insttrr
before (he House.
Tli" hill mil imohahljr no through th<*
Hrnytr ul.lt,ml any trouhir.
Thr Mllliury ( ommlllrr thi* morning
KUionllli',! a fnvoruhlr ranori on .hr hill
of Bri, ,mr f.inn. lo , h.infi,- th" Havannatt
Volun.r. r Guard" Into an oitUl. ry iialtnl.
1 f'Wfil th. • • imnl.tr,. „aa
un.inlnimi- y In favor or thr changr, and
.hr , ffor. of l.'ri>"ct,ir Grnrrni < ,hrr lo
,f,'frai Ihr mcaaurr fnlie.i n | .unihl
fill. hOKrrvr., |f ( „• I,HI w ,n , lp at
.hi" "rraion, as ihr Hi.. ruifi i .Mnmltlaa
/>• .-nu, ,|. :rmili„-,l lo bring I||| Ihr ,||ait
i HI. and the mlnorMy ha* .. dcalra to nil
Flllbnsferlag Krpi l p.
Thr Houaa ayr-nt th- rtny in flllb.iß.rrfiiß
af.rr dl|Mlng of ihr tnx sol Thr ft.rar
ing fommldrr put tt|. (hr ,tr|i(*i Mil, hut
a voir war nrv.r ,akrn. owing lo thr tar.
Grr •mployr.l until i) H . hour of t.ljourn
At Ih- afi.ru,roi a.-akin nn hour waa
's“"’” 1,1 ‘lliifi whrihrr „r n,,i in* roll
-hotild l„ "hl|,ml Thr roll wo- Anally
""‘l l - n tlllaiory m-aiit wrra
".ii|.l. >, ,| until thr hour of adjournment.
Jiiri la>f.,r,. a,IJ iirnman . four m. ml.rra
of the I lour,' r,c. io , iju.atlon of prr
i .o' ~ nrwapatm . , .... AIUnU
i*tlly News, for unfair tr#*. ment
Mr Tpei,gF*i of Epson started the hall
ruling aiwl hews- foil*#wed by Mr. Felder
| **f Bibb. Mr Howar.l of D Kalb and M t
H ill of Bibb. Mr. Hail and Mr. FebteF*
wanted <o exp#d ihe newspaper men from
Lf floor of rhe House, but no member
, v * n those who m ii)- ?he suggestion, had
the nerve to make such a motion an#l (ha
n* w tpnper men stiU hold sway.
Uianges in (he Tm Mill.
Tim general (x bill was adopted as %
whah* He reported bv Ih#* committor in
'(•# House this morning .ft#r a snlrlte#!
•tebat#* **vi r -* itinn . tb.n! 'lT>#* bill was
transmMtr.l Immediately to th#- Henate.
Ib** tax bill |# pro**!trally the #ama
measure as was adopted last v#-nr. with
< br#*#i |*r< min#-tit #*xceptior>a. an#l under It
■ h** tux r.it#* win rmi.iln at (he pre-ent
figure. 5-lo mills
The exception*# where the bill dlffff
from Is t year's rest, first In a provlsl/
which it i-arrlt--* m ikn g notea raxaf
provision require* that all notes jp
• •f(*r Jan I. 1901, shrill Ih- stamp#-*' *
'he tax receiver of Hie #*ounty wber
they are held, to make them valid T (*•’“
tax committee estimates tba4 thi# pro nv
v riofi will r#M l alsnit s)*>.#w,Mh
fore not tail'd
The sr* • *n*l change, which Is of very
much • s genera! inter***;, #*on|t# in a
new inetlnsl if levying Hi* ue on tel-
I #*phone companies. Thi business has
! formerly had to pay Its share of the
"tales ex j** use# through a tog on Indi
vidual phones and what 1' known as an
o# upation tax, the same being a general
business tax The Hupt* me Court de.
• bled tha* Ihte metho#l was lllsfd, so tha
present bill liu|ajft4-a an <ui valorem tax of
2S per rent.
The third change Is with regard to hi
jey.te i|fii#r Iwist year the manufac
turer# were tax#‘*l $lO each. Thla year
the manufacturer#* tax 1# done away
with. hi.*l the (tenter# taiei instead $lO
depot him, man .% nmrff.
Iteolottfn %<lip(4-4l U hleti May Ktop
Atlanta, D(b 12.-r After over two hour*
of wrangling and filibustering In the
H*u#‘ t*i-n!ght. i resolution. Introduood
by Mr Jor*lan of Jaapcr, defining ruld
3! allowing i)mbers to explain their
vote#— to apply only to Idll# and rewnlit
tlon# befor#* the llou-4*. and not to any
subsidiary questions, wa# adopt#-*! by a
\>te *>f #.4 to 3s>. which means that the
depot bill hiia a # han.-o at to-morrow's
Mr Hall of Bibb gave notice that a mo
tion for re-consideration would be made.
.Ht IOKTT TO (IFA. ftll.Kfl.
Krtl I‘rnm III" tint "aiulnr#
Tn "criutt. iMjury.
YVaahlngton, !•• 12 —fjnut <Hn. Mil—,
hs>l a "light acrl.lmt whiln h.wdlng thn
".•nlirmli,i ,<" !,. a 1"""k in ilia
Horae’s wU girth giving (he goner*!
Tim hoMj nt .ho pnrmle hafl Just |>a"oil
Ih" I'H'Rl'l. nt'" rovi'-wlng staml. nn,i Oni.
Milo*, havlrifi "alul',l tho President, had
lurin'l hi hor" t.wur,l th" Moue wins
of (ho <*,pt,ol Tho M'kii" girth
.Mir.O'l i" rtnutlna .hv ~HI" to turn na
tho animal. ...mI Gon. Mih-o was "oen lo
full uhlowiiya Tho home did not plunge,
•mi an nffi -or "prang forward.
ih-lnfi u g,""l hor man. Gen. Milo* saved
hlmß'lf from lM*i.ig thrown with foree,
and "iifTorol nothing onvo (he Inoonven
lonce and annoyance of tho aocldont. Ha
non aftorward upixarod with tho othor
,llntlnfiul"ho,l ofllrial* In the lluuoe o 4
Hoprownlatlvoa anal look i-art In ihe ex
Milan Ms, ",l nn Amerimn.
Dondon. Doc. 13.—Tho Vlonr.a corre
spondent of the Deity Chronicle my, e
rumor is In rtrculalion in the Austrian
capital that former King Milan la shout
io become engaged to Mias A.xei, an
Porn,la.i Laborrra Strike.
Lima. Peru, Dec. 12. via Oalveaton
The dork laborers at Callao, the port of
Lima, have gone on a strike and ali -work
has been Ai yet there faae been
,o breach of the peace - *