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demands of ball players.
„Il ll> TH 1 11* r<.-'TIOS TO Tilt
Named lo Consider Their
IlmarM— Tbr *• *• *®
Makr m.lcltnilr l'%rrH, Nor Do
Tbrr Maul to Hr bold Without
Tbrlr t onacnt— They Arr Tired ol
th p lurinluß-Out Plaa—Other
Nw York. Dee. 12,-AMer trying for
‘ .lay*, tha National League magnates
• .ily go: into retalon to-night.
w hen the meeting was called lo order
j. re *ident Young there were preaent
, j| soden. W. 11. Conant and J. B.
~ lwpl| jioeton; W. W. Kerr. Barney
; yfua and P. L. Auten. Pittsburg; A.
j Reach and John I. Roger*. Phlladel
,.n. F. A. At>ell. Edward Hanlon and
i , r ;.* Ebbotta, Bro-k yn; Prod Knowlea.
York. Jamea Hart. Chicago; John T.
1 i*h. Cincinnati, and F. D. Roblaon and
!kao.ey llotdnxon. 81. Louie.
X: • commute* appointed by the League
to >r the grievance* of the Player*' Pro
,lV* a-sociallon waa In session. The
e.unmltte* I* composed of Mesar*. Rog
... Roden ond Brueh. The pluyera' or
i ttalloti'e demand that the eexaion be
..ten one tva* accedeil to. Mr. Soden
i until tf.ee had been ap-
V ,! to listen to the [layer*. It had no
' ver lo act. but woutd re[>ort the ronfer
' , gack to the meeting of the league.
' [atwver Harry Taylor, for the pluyera.
MB I , ,-v only want. In the pre*ent form
,( contract, a modlllcatton of the reserve
, .. me entire elimination of the
icn.rK out" cdiuee and-the modifies
, i ~f ttii: clause relating to the power
0 . ... owners to buy and ell players.
,r oim them without fiiat getting the
[layer * content.
What the Player* Want.
Mr Taylor exacted a promise that the
re mittee would report the matter to the
leu-.,.- smraidlately. and that some action
unlit be taken by the league at Its pres
. : se-ion. Mr. Taylor demurred lo
t *>ilp with the committee at first, on
i . gi Hid that It had no power to act,
wanting Instead a full meeting of the
].. i chairman Soden and Col. Roger*
jifure.l Mr. Taylor that the matter would
j mote expedltiou*ly treated If present
,.i to the committee.
■i matter I* a serious one to u*."
s ,i.l t 01. Roger*. "Contract* are nlne
t.nths of the asset* of a club.”
Mr. Brush said that officially the mem
h -of the league had not been Informed
a. o the purpostr* of the players' organ-
Itaiton and they looked uiii It a* a
sc ret organisation into which many play
i -playing manager*— had not been tak
ti! Mr. Taylor denied this.
Wt believe," said Mr. Taylor, "that
the players and club owners tan get to
gethrr aid adjust these matter* without
r.-ortlng to war. We are not looking for
trouble. We are simply moving with an
lira of putting the game on a higher
I ~ro Tin salary of a player, we know.
• regulated by Ihe law of supply and de
mand. If we can make the game more
l;. r we make It more profitable flnan
t iml ■ and then our salaries will Increase
'lit players suggest that It tie limited
a:.| that no player may be reserved by a
club for more than five years.
t'. - don't think you have the •rljht,
merely or legally, to hold a player for
h i .1. finite ptrlod. Lot tach club no*
t tie more than ten men.
Want No f arming Ont,
V- so the fnrmlng-out system, we wont
i abo.ished altogether. There I* no Jus-
In It at all lor the player. If n man
i to be va.liable, give him hi* re
ts o tli* system of buy ing, selling and
flu mlrig leavers Ihe player want* the
rt,. i modified so that he will have
i methlng to *y In the matter."
'MI I; ger* brctight up the famous eon
t . ■: offered to the league of ISA* by John
Ward as showing the weakness of Mr.
T udor's conn-nth ns.
It at I- an Isolated rase." said Mr.
7v|or. "and dealt not with the transfer
ef a player, but with ait entire club,
e id. in the rouge of cveute, the mag
i a*- desire to transfer one entire team
at one city to nno her, the plays s
"i>ld not object. The players agree with
■ I that rowdyism should be abolished at
si v cost. The [i ay era are human, but
' i have the power to discipline fractious
payer*. Why don't yon admlnlscr fine#?
T*> as we ask and we believe baseball will
take on new life."
llr. Taylor sutimitted a draft of the
■r* r the players w tnted put In vogue.
T-ie committee* promised the players to
sid r the matter at once, and give them
i • league's Circuit Committee was in
- •-lon this ufternoon. 1-ater It was an
* i.nee.| the committee had talked over
l ■ American league Informally.
Mr ran Johnson." s.iid Col. Rogers,
i- not made any demand* of the Na
nai Igapu. nor has he signed the ns
nal agteemtnt. Just at present the
American la-ugtte hds no existence nr
fir as the National I-eague |* eoneeraed.”
siHtement of Drmanili.
' m.tnorandum of the players' demand
* uhm tted to the league to-day. They
Rt*- os follows:
F'lrst. Club owner* not to have the
r .t to 'reserve' players at a salary less
' an that provided for the ensuing year,
" r for more than three year*.
•Second. Nc.l to buy, sell, assign, trade.
Man. e-rep*. *|*et or claim service of any
f- tycr for any period lit any way, with
' '*• his written consent.
' Third Club owners to pay physicians
f' for Injuries received In actual play.
Fourth. No player lo be suspended
* hout pay more than three times a *e
-1•' r two weeks at a time.
' Fifth. Committee of arbitration, one
n mber to tie chosen by owners, one by
l players ond a third by these two, such
mmlttee to pass on all different* be
-I’sien tdayers and owners ”
*Tt BEATS STILL IH RBVOLT.
laenlty at Tnaealoosn la Inveaftgat
lag the AlTalr.
Montgomery. Ala., Dec. 12 —The revolt
'■t the students at the Vnlversity of Ala
* at Tuscaloosa continue*. The facul
*• Investigating the affair, and the
>rd of Trustees ha* been called to
* her The stinlant* are fighting against
* ■ the president and the commandant.
Hrant \l onlil Not Flgtit Duel.
Berlin, Dec. 12.—Herr Bello. the leading
miinsel for the defense In the trial of the
FT. rlin banker, Sternberg, who I* accused
"> otTense against morality, sent a
*•!' vi to Herr Bran*, the prosecuting
attorney, to fight a duel with jdstols at
* -her! distance because he i-onsldered
*' ' li suited bv certain remark* #. ide
Herr Brant. The latter refused to sc L
•* Hie challenge because the remarks
-'I been made In the tine of duty. Herr
■' H" fought In the Franeo-Prusslan war
" I received the iron cross, a decoration
Rled after the war anal bestowed on
• dlers distinguished for personal bravery
"" the battlefield.
I'm it isli rd fur l.ese Wnjeste.
Iteel'.n. Dee. 12- Max Lrnngmxn. the W
ar-oW *on of a Ber In lawyer, has been
missed from hi* gymnasium and fo -
to enter any other In Prussia for
"mmlttlng lese majeste when the prtncl
-1 ' of the gymnasium mentl>ne<l to the
l' 't>l| the recent xiterntp at Breslau upon
life of Emperor William
Manley Declined the Ollier.
Washington, Dec. 12.-Hon. Joseph
; in, f>' of Maine, has decllhed the Pres
' r ‘t • proffer of the office of commis
ol internal revenue.
Andrew Carnegie Present* Some In
teresting Points About the
ami lu iv||t-.
York, Deo. 12.—The neoond annual
dinner of the Pennsylvsnla Society ot
New York was held at the Waldorf-As
toita this evening. The room held fully
275 members and guests.
The speaker* included Bishop Henry
C. Potter, president of the society; James
N. Beck, tests'ant attorney general of
the United State*, who spoke on "The
f fitted State* '; Andrew Oamegte, on "In
dustrial Pennsylvania;'* Winston Spsttctr
Churchill on ' William renn."
Mr Carnegie sail he felt about Penn,
sylvama as Webster did about Massachu
setts, she needed no eulogy*. "There
sue elands," said he. "Hie speaks
for herself. Her peat at least
la secure, her present and h*r future are
none the less Pennsylvania Is probably
the richest territory In mineral wealth
upon face of tin* earth. In coal, an
thraciu, bituminous and coking, in oil and
natuial *s, aha la unrivalled In textile
manufactures; there are more yards of
carpet woven In and around Philadelphia
than In the whole of reat Britain and
the State of Pennsylvania make* more
steel than the whole of lirrai Britain.
' It I* sad to ace how immaculate vir
tue goes unrewarded In this wl ked word.
In political matters there is no state that
suffers so much from this cause, none la
ao Immaculate, so splendidly virtuous as
our own state of Pennsylvania. The
parly manager* may have doubt* of New
York, doubts of Indiana, even doubts of
Ohio, but they know th*at nothing can
tempt Pennsylvania from the true filth,
and knowing that she will do right, they
ignore all her claim*, and that 1* the rea
son why It la taken for granted that
Pennsylvania cannot p:oduca great men.
The average great man ts only great be
cause of his great office.
"I see before me at least two ex-Oover.
nor* of Pennsylvania, who would have
been Presidents, but for the supremely
unapproachable virtue of our state. The
constitution of the United Rtate* wa
manufactured and Independence ll.m
built In Pennsylvania, and It I* there the
bell hangs that proclaimed liberty to all
the people. That Pennsylvania manufac
tur'd that bell and the conetltutlon is the \
work which Mr. (!ladstone pronounced
the greatest which lied ever been struck
off at one time by the brain and purpose
of man. and that ts what I believe. The
traditions of the fathers are under trie,
to-day. Doubt* are cast upon them. The
great principles for the vindication ot
which this government was founded, the
rights of man, are out of
fashion for a time. So lie
It. They will come back again
in due time, government of the people,
government for the people and by the peo
ple ts not to perish from the fare of the
earth, and the principles which Jefferson
ptor.alm.-d In the Declaration of Indriend
ence given to the world from Pennsylva
nia are to be Immortal, and lloers. Fili
pinos. Chinese and all races o< men high
and low are some day to adopt and defend
the principles that government derives Its
Just powers from the consent of the gov
erned. The filar* and fitrlpea Which first
floated from Independence Hall ami still
floats there Is never permanently to float
over anything but free men. all equal un
der the law and dtls'-ns of the Union, one
NEW YOHK VOTE CANVASSED.
McKinley 'a Plurality Waa 14.<Wti
tide! la's 111.120.
New York. Dec. 12.—'Th* State Board of
Canvassers met to-day and canvassed the
state vote. Only four of the stxty-one
counties cast a majority of votes for
Btyan. They were:
New York. Queen#, Richmond and Scho
The Prohibition, Socialist Labor and
Boctails: Democrat parties have sufficient
votes to go "• tho next election ticket
without a petition.
Following are the totals for President:
McKinley. Republican, S2I.M; Bryan.
Democrat. C7I.SM. Malloney, Social Labor.
1.'.<22; Woolley. Prohibition. 71." LT; Pch',
Social Democrat. 12.M9, McKinley's plu
Th plurality of Odell. Republican, for
Governor, was 111.12*.
ILLINOIS ANTI-ITttST LAW.
Ita Must Vital section Knocked Owl
by Supreme C'wnrt.
Chlcago.Dec. 12 —By a decision of Judges
Tuley. Dunne and Waterman, of the Cir
cuit Court, to-day. section 1 of Ihe anti
trust law of Illinois, which defines what
constitute* a trust or combination In re
straint of trade. Is declared unconstitu
Other sections of the law. and especially
those which compel corporation* to file
affidavits annually with Ihe secretary of
state, that are In no way connected with
trusts or Illegal combination*, and provid
ing for a line of tSU In case of refusal to
file such affidavit, are sustained by the
The decision I* regarded by th* attorneys
for the defense as a dlsllnet victory tof
the corporation*, and I* looked upon a*
nullifying the anti-trust laws of the state
In Its most vital part.
TOOiTTp DOLPHIN'S PASH.
President nf Telegropher* Had tn
Pay Ills Fare.
Topeka. Kan.. Dec. 12.—President M. M
Dolphin of the Order of Railway Teleg
raphers will arrive here to-morrow at 4
o'clock and will talp* personal charge of
the strike operation* here. Mr. Dolphin
left Galveston yesterday for Topeka. He
had not proceeded far before the conduc
tor lo.sk up his annual pass and requeued
h m to pay full fare. It Is understood that
all the posses of th* operators' officers
have been revoked.
JOE JEFFERSON IN FLORIDA.
Hr Will Spend the Season at Hla
West ralm Retch, Fla.. Dec. 12—Joseph
Jefferson and hla aon. W. W. Jefferson,
arrived here to-night and will proceed to
morrow to Jeffersonville, the winter home
of Mr. Jefftrson. on Hobe Sound. The
actor will remain In Florida until April,
when he will begin his spring tour. He
open* the spring engagements In Jack
Erie llnml Secure* 1 nnl 1 'impitny
Philadelphia. Dec. 12— A special from
Scranton. Pa.. **>' that "Edward L.
Fuller, promoter of the Delaware Valley
and Kingston Railroad. he Independent
coal operators' proposed outlet to tidewa
ter, admitted to-night that the Erie Rail
road had secured tha Pennsylvania Coal
Act Was ('nnstttntlnnnl.
Philadelphia. Dec 12.—An opinion wae
handed down by Judge McPherson in the
I'n.ted State* District Court to-day, de
ciding that the act of Congress was con
stlttstlonal wit's It imposed upon the fed
eral judiciary the duty of determining
what reward was due Informer* concern
ing violation* of the customs lows.
Germany Need* Mach Money.
Rerun. Dec. !2 —The Berliner TigebUtt
basing It* calculation* upon th. figu e
of Haron von Thielmann. secretary of th*
Imperial treesufY. estimate* that th# em
pire needs in the way of loan* *dJ,‘JW,tX
THE MORNING NEWS: THURSDAY. DECEMBER 13. lnfift
RIDERS IN A BAD MIX-UP.
TWO FRENCHMEN CAME TOGEmiEH
WITH A CRASH.
Other Older* Frit tn the Itwneh.
lan tile fin iladly Hurt He Stay Not
Re Able tn Continue—l.eadera tn
the Stx-Dny Race Are Considerably
Rebind the Record— At 1 O't'loek
This Marais* 1.420 Miles.
New York. Dc. 12—With over l.tflfi
miles clicked off In their pursuit ot prises
hi tha *tx-day hike race at Madison
Square Garden, which ends on Saturday,
eight teams were still represented on the
track at midnight to-ntght, or the be
ginning of the fourth day of the contest.
The men hat e not been able to keep up
the hurricane pace Jumped Into at the out
set. but they have struggled to do as
much q- their strained and tired bodies
would allow them. For the first two days
they kept ahead of the record, but now
they arr far behind, the l.fl mils* and
one lap reeled off by the leaders being
twelve miles and seven lap* behind the
record for IH®.
Htppolyte Aceoutrler, tho Frenchman,
ar.d hla partner. Rudolph Miller, the Ital
ian. pulled out of the race about 7 o'clock
this morning Aceoutrler was completely
exhausted and was un.ililo to continue the
awful pace, and despite the Jeers ami re
viling* of hi* partner. Muller, ho would
ride no more. Muller was heartbroken and
wept like a child.
Turvtlle a tel Aatoneon have not been
able to go bark on the track since they
were carried out of a serloua tumble th*
riders were mixed up In shortly after V
o'clock to-night. The former, the doctor
said, my t able to resume hla trick af
ter a little real, but It Is doubtful, fihould
th!* occur. It will remove two dangerous
trams who are now only three lane be
hind the leaders. Elkes and MoFarlana
and Pterce and McKarhern
Elkes and MvFaiLnd and Pierce and
Mi Eachern are now tn the lead, each
team having 1.404 miles and one lap to
Its credit. One lip back came Blm.r and
Gougoltx. Two laps hack of till* team
are Turvtlle and Glmm. Waller and 8;ln
son and Babcock and Aaroneon. Six
laps from the leadeis are Fisher and
Frederick and Kaiser and Uyser.
During the paah twenty-four hour* there
were occasional fruitless attempts m 'de
by the different men hi gain a lay on their
opponent*. To prevent the kmt of * lap.
Fisher performed per nop* the hardest
task of the race In th* afternoon. He
got a puncture Just as the othtr riders
were preparing for a epurt. The other
men noticed Fisher's misfortune and cried
to take adMintuge of It. Fisher [ledailed
along with the bunch, however. In npile
of the softening tire, and kept up the
pumping on hi* crippled wheel for n full
mile, at the end of which time Frederick
relieved him. When Fieher dismounted
his fire was perfectly flat.
The accident which may put Turvllle
and Aaronson out of the race occurred
shortly after 9 o'clock. Kaiser and Ryacr
were relieving one another during a try
to gain a lap. going at tremendous par-
Gougolts and Slniar were almoat behind
them with McFarland Just on the Inside.
The Frenchmen, who were also alternat
ing. came together with a crash and
went down on the track. Waller was at
their w heels and he crashed Into the fall
en Frenchmen. Turvlllfi plunged Into the
mix-up. and wae thrown into a box among
a crowd of spectators. Fisher followed
and was thrown violently to tha board*
McFarland and Ryser and Kaiser spurted,
hut the referee would not allow their
'turvllle Radiy Hurt.
Turvllle was picked up bleeding and un
conscious and with a growing lump on
one knee. H* had sustained had contu
sions of the right thigh and many bruise#
of the body as well as a shock. The doc
tor brought him back to lOnariousneaa af
ter a time and said that Turvllle might
be able to go on after a rest.
Aaronson had a badly- cut eye and face
and bruises on the back. Fisher was bat
tered and shocked. The two Frenchmen
escaped with only a shaking up. Usher
had lost a legitimate lap anil he Imagined
soim- one had tampered with hi* wheel
tire, so he wrapped It up In blankets when
he went off the track, put tho wheel un
der his cot and went to sleep. About two
hour# later he came back and relieved
The t o'clock ecora:
Elkes and McFarland. 1.430.5; Pierre and
McEacliern, 1.129.3. Waller and Stinson.
i.4?’.2; Fisher and Frederick, 1,420.0; Kaiser
and Ryoer. 1.419.9.
New York. Dec IS—Aaron sen wax ne
rlared out bf the race at 1 o'clock this
morning, thus removing Ihe team of O.
V. Babcock. New Y'ork. and Oscar Aaron
son. Brooklyn. Aaronson was In bad con
dition from hla fall.
TWO NEW COTTON MILL*.
Oaj( for l alon and 4.a* for t'arllsle.
Other fnrntlna New*.
Columbia, 8. C., Dec. 12—A few year*
ago Union was considered one of the dead
towns nf the state, but to-day M prom
isee tq rival Spartanburg, for Union ha*
grown despite the closeness tn Rpartan
hurk and Its practical Isolation so far a*
railroad farllltle# ar# concerned.
In th* last two years the wealth of
Union, and It was a wealthy old town,
has diffused Itself, and the cotton fields
around are dotted with eextages belonging
4o three of the greatc*4 tn lie in the Houth
—she Union .th* Monarch and the Buffalo
Y'rsterday It waa announced lhat a
fourth mill will he built at Union, while
at Carlisle In Union county, still mother
Is tn he built by Union capital. Th* n*w
mill of Union will lie managed by W. H
Asrtor, and will have a capital slock of
1123,W*>. Th# mill at Carlisle will he capi
talised at 210U.0U) and will be managed
by J. C. Wallace of Union
Hamuel M Evan* of Newberry, died
last night, aged 72 He wa* the farthe*
of Hon. H. H. Evans, former Mayor o
Newberry and now director of stats dta
The State Baptist Convention ahjoumrel
last night. Tl.e Baptists hare ISSi.nno In
vested In educational Inatltutlon* In thl*
Slate. The meeting at Greenwood wae
pleasant and harmontou*. Florence le the
pext place of meeting.
MeGOVRHN ready for n.
Hr la In Good Shape for the Fight
tn Chlras* To-night.
Milwaukee. Wle.. Dec. 12—“ All I ran
say la that I will do my best and th*
beet man will win." said Terry McGovern
to-day. regarding hi* light with Joe Gan*
In Chicago to-morrow night.
"I do not want to say anything lhat I
might not be able to make good. I am
In the be* l condition, as you all know
here, and there can be no misgiving on
that score. I will do ray best and the
best min will win."
M.Govern did a lot of work to-day. but
feel* very well. He took a run out White
Fish Bay r-'ad and did (he fastest work
he has tried. In the afternoon the
"Brooklyn Terror" punched the bag at *
local gymnasium, then played basket ball
and finishing with light work on the ap
paratus McGovern will leave for Chicago
Stakes far \Aa*hlatn I’srV.
Chicago. Dec. 12.—Stake* amounting to
JC.tdO were mad* hy the Washington Park
club, for Its meeting to June 22 ML*n t
continue for twenty-ffvr days The gres
race of the meeting will be th* American
Derby, which will have tXMXM added
THE DUTY OF MOTHERS.
What suffering frequently result*
from a mother's ignorance; or more
frequently from a mother's neglect to
properly instruct her daughter 1
Tradition aaya "woman must suf
fer," and young women are ao taught.
There ia a little truth and a great deal
of exaggeration in this. If a young
woman suffers severely she tireda
treatment, and her mother should see
that she gets it.
Many mothers hesitate to take their
daughter* to a physician fur examina
tion ; but no motiier need hesitate to
write freely about her daughter or
herself to Mrs I'inkham ami secure
the most efficient advice without
charge. Mrs. l'iukbaui'a address la
Mrs. August ITaligraf, of Knuth
Bvron, Wia., mother of tlie voting lady
whose portrait we here publish, wrote
Mrs. I’inkham in Januam-. l!W, saying
her daughter had suffered for two.
years with irregular mcn*truation
had headache all the time, and pain in
her aide, feet swell, and was generally
miserable. Mrs. I'inkham promptly
replied with advice, and under date of
Mnrch. 1H99. the mother writes again
that Lydia K. I’inkham'* Vegetable
Compound cured her daughter of all
pains and irregularity.
Nothing in the world equals Mra.
rinkhuiu'.•> great medicine for regu
lating woman's peculiar monthly
CENTURY HAS PASSED.
(Continued from First Page.)
Seat of Government In Ihe District of Co
Hamilton's financial measure for th*
aarump'.ion by the nation of h* debt* In
curred by Ihe state* In tnalotalnlmr the
Revolutionary war had failed, and Ham
ilton. betlevtiig that the very exlatence of
the Union depended upon Its recon* der
ation and p.i**.i wa* m iklur atrenuou*
endeavor* to accomplish tha* result. Vlr-
Xlnia and the fiouih had voted aKalnrt It.
Hamilton proposed a compromise. J. ff'-r
--#on should help pass the assumption act
and Hamilton a* a quid pro quo should
bring over enough vote* to put through
the act In. sting the sea* of the capital
on the Potomac
•'This lucid, nt." Mr. Payne concluded,
"remove* some of the glamor which lime
ha* thrown over the oat* of the 'fnlher.*'
and reveal* them to u* as human l>elitK*.
no tv-eter than Ihe polkleian* of to-duy."
Senator McOoma# of Maryland followed
wltj* an addre** on "The History uf the
First Century of th* National Capitol.”
Senator Dnnlel'a Eloquence.
The fervid eloquence of Senator D.tnlel
of Virginia, who spoke on "The Future
of the United State* and It* Capital."
repeatedly evoked applause. He said:
"Ancient history had no precedent for
the United Hi.itr* of America and m<-v
ern history has no parallel The United
State* contains the most diversified an*
assimilative element* that ever composed
a great nation Our domain Is the best to
rated. Our longevity projects Us. If to th*
furthest reach of human speculation, and
of hope and courage."
The senafor referred to the hearty fee -
Ings of friendship the peop'* have for
on- another, to -the v.ilor of the American
soldier. :o the strength of our e|e coral
system as exhibited by the experience of
oyer a century. Our only strife, he suit,
was over the heritage which empire foist
ed U|n our ancestors against their
will and which lh republic has removed
forever We are the foretm-et nation of
Ihe world, said Hie senate-. If our prob
lem* tv mighty they grow out of our
mlk-ht aid have the mighty to deal with
them Kind words were uttered bv the
senator In behalf of the proposed en
largement of the Whit* House. An elo
quent plea was mivte for anew bulldlnil
(nr the patent offi-a. tei stand on < .iplt"
Kill fu'ln* th* Btntte hall. •* * com *
patilon*piece to .he Hon,re 510t,.1 library'.
Senator Hoar of M'S.achu ett. con -hid
ed the exercises with a finished and
scholarly historical oration
Th* mwHw n t 6.15
0 - c |ork Af#r tli* Joint ***
alon Senator Free turned the tsvr over
(o Speaker Henderson and the House tm
was a reception to-night •< the ( orroran
Gallery of Art. from R t" H o'clock, at
tended by the President and several mem
ber* of hi* cabinet. Governor* and thetr
staff*, and a larc contingent of offi< U.
and resident society. ,
One of the meet distinguish'd - n
the history of the White House was t "
luncheon given Fy Ihe President at uoon
to-day In honor of the visiting Governors
There were several hundred gno:s
President ard Mr*. McKinley. Ihe cahtn-t
and the Indie*, together with other spe
cial guest*, were served with luncheon
|r the private dining room. Too other*
were served tn the stateroom.
Th# Mirlne Band • rendered A special
DID NOT STATE THEIR VIEWS.
Beaufort Committee Take* Hie-V -
tt*M In nn Artlrlr.
Beaufort. 8 C.. Dec. 12 -At a meeting
Of the Beaufort Naval Station Commit
tee. held yesterday, the following resolu
tion was adopted:
“Wlwrtw. we have read to-day tn the
News and Courier, an article signed T
O. W which question# the commereial
value of a naval station, snd stta -ks the
standing of the officers of the navy.
"Be tt Hraolved. we deny most emphatl
eally the statement* there mode, and de
clare the sentiment* expressed to be those
of the correspondent, amt lu our opinion,
not shared by any individual of this com
n unity." Wm. P. Wtt rhou*e.
Beaufort. S. C., De-. 11, Ike.
How Texas Anted.
Austin. Tex., Dec U.*-Th revised list
of vote* cast at th re-ent election for
prestd' ntlal candidate*, shows (he follow
ing result Democrat*. 247.422 v.stes; Re
puhlk-ane. 13Mtl. Populists, 2u.bl, pro
hibitionists, 2.M1; ftoclal Labor, I*2; So
cial Democratic, l.Mt
—The Moselle v.neyards, tn Germany,
h*v* Increased enormously In value dur
ing 4he |t few year*, owing lo the
growing popularity of M- elh> wines. The
celebrate.) Doklor Vineyard, at Bernc.is
tel, has Ju*l been sold for sUO mark* a
aquare meter. It wa* purchased tn ISM at
gi mark* * aquare meter. A few years
ago the usual price In the Moaelle dis
trict was two or three marks a square
FLEMING ON IMPERIALISM.
BOA Elth WENT Bnrwr.EN TWO
taOHNS OF A DILEMMA.
An*t Raertflre Either Colnmlal Im
perialism or Protective Tart*.
Tenth District t ssg rrsam*n Make*
w Stroua Ska wing—Some latereel
ln* I hat of the Statesmen at tke
I upltal and Thetr l>olna*.
Washington. D. C., Dec. 12— Advocate*
of anll-lmpcrlallam are looking anxious
ly *ml hopefully for th* Supreme Court
of the United Stairs to sustain their po
sition In the forthcoming decision tn the
fir to Rican case*, to be handed down
next week. As three cawr* Involve the
question of whether the constitution fol
low* the flag, a decree of the court In
support of that theory will. It la believed,
go a long way toward* Inducing the ad
mlnlstiation lo reverse, or materially al
ter, its policy tn the Philippine*. It |a
contended that tha Republican party la
brought face lo face with the alternative
of either abolishing the high protective
tariff system or abandoning Ita co.onlal
Congressman William H. Fleming has.
from the first, been a pronounced oppo
nent of the administration'* policy of Im
perialism, as developed In the manage
ment of the Phlltpptns question He says
w, should have aimed at trade expansion
without political subjugation, and that
e can obtain the former without the
latter. Hi* first speech In Congress on
the subject dealt chiefly with the legal
anJ economic aspect of the problem His
second speech was on the moral a*i*ect
"f Imperialism, fiuhsequently lie wrote
alt Article for the Conservative Review
entitled, "The Question of National Hon
or." he also contributed to the Chicago
Record a paper on "Our Duty In the Phil
ippines. " Hi* |* ( ( contribution was on
"Imperialism and the New Ethics."
Bpeaking on this subject to your cor
respondent Air. Fleming said:
This question of Inipcri.ilt -m Is not set
tled yet by any mean*. There were ao
mny eitee--Usues in the last campaign
that It cannot be amid even now that the
people have ratified th* policy of the ad
But we antt-tmpert*li*t* are looking
with strong hopes to the Supreme Court
which will soon tie calied upon lo de
uhtro the law fixing the statu* of our
new [mssesalone in their relation* to our
Federal Constitution, especially as te
gartl* our tariff laws. Argument Is set
for next Monday, the 17th, on a case In
volving the Porto Rican tariff The Court
may have a great surprise In store for
those who think colonial Imperialism can
la- engrailed by Congress mi our cons I
tut tonal system w ithout amending Ihe
i one:ttutlon as provided In that Inetru
"If the court should hold that the Von
eillutlon goes with the flag.' tlie Repub
lican puny will have to sacrifice either
lie colonial Imperialism or Ita prevte live
Sailff. The open door In Ihe Philippines
will make a breach in the horns tariff
law* through which foreign tmpnrta will
pour Tlie truth la that many adherent*
of the admlnlMratlnn are. tn the emphatic
language of one of their number. "<i
IlK'l of thl* Philippine business."
"You may lie surprised at the etate
nieiit." Mr. Fleming cvMitlnurel, "but 1
have heard by a sort of grape-vlne-tete
trraph that some very Influential members
of the administration would hall with
delight an adverse decision by the Hu
preme Court, because In that event the
administration would be able tn extricate
Itself from the consequences of thl* mis
er* Ide blunder In the Philippine*. Re
publican voter* love the protective tariff
more than they love colonial lin|M-rtalli*n,
and under Ihe compulsion of a Hupretnc
Court decision the administration would
have lie best excuse for reversing ks
policy of subjugation and adopting anew
policy Poking towards the tre-hntral In
dependence of the Filipino* under close
trade arrangement* with us. as ought to
have been done In Ih* first Instance.
"Home persons go so far as to say that
the President himself would lie highly
gratified at such a declxlon of the Bu
pre-me Court. This may not h* true but
stranger things have happened, and the
President Is one of the heat politicians
pure and simple that ever sat In the
White House No man could reverse him
self more gracefully thn the Preaident.
"The Supreme Coyrt bv a decision on
ill' civil right law -avert the South fnm
Hie fanaticism of Kepuldi'-an partisan-
By Ha decision on the Porto Rican tariff
law. H may save the whole country from
(he disastrous policy of our colonial Un
der .al tat*.
Not All Plain Wallin*.
"Danger rlgnala arc being displayed along
the pathway of the lianna-Payne ship
subsidy bill. Although th* friend# of lb*
measure are confident of Its passage
through the Honale. Benator TeMlgrew
claim* to have orepvotaed a formidable op
position which may delay It If not defeat
the final passage of the bill. Heveral D*m.
re-ratlc ttenaiors who flinch at the w-ord
"subsidy." are cowvperetlng with Benator
Pettigrew to prevent the pnsnagg of the
Mil. It te also asserted bv a Republican
senator that a number of Republican# are
lukewarm In their advocacy of the bill
Not only because they have no speclaj In
terest In tla provisions, but because they
are disposed to resent wha' they conceive
tn he a breach of senatorial courtesy and
dignity by Benator Hanna.
"They claim that In his effort* to putth
the bill forward, he baa Inceneret many
senators by writing them a dictatorial let
ter. practically commanding them to be In
th*lr seats on a certain day to expedite
Ihe consideration of the ship-subsidy bill
In any other bodv but the Senate such a
communication as Benator Hanna address
ed to hi# party associate# would have oc
casioned no unfriendly feeling Pertain
senators, however, are quite sensitive on
th* subject of aenatorlal courtesy, and
Benator llama's assumed leadership In
Ih* Benate has given offense In quarter*
A WINNING BOY^
Ears* Hla Medals by the Use of
A Vicksburg. Ml#*., boy. J. B, Smith,
corner Orove and Third alreeta, aaya: "I
have been studying very hard lo try and
heat my room In examination. I have
been eating ornmeal and cream for break
fast all my life, l-ately when the hard
study began I did not feel well enough lo
go to school, amt there wae an esamtni
tlon ahead of me and an eahlbltlon. too
"1 wan determined to go through this
el imination, but felt so sick all th* Dm*
lhat 1 didn't know how lo accomplish It,
Well, mother saw the Grape-Nuts food
advertised, an she bought some and gave
It to me for breakfast every morning, and
you Juet ought to see what thl* food did
for me. ,
"I began lo get well al once and grow
hearty and faf. In spile of my hard work.
Above all that. I did beat my room at ex
amination. making a general average that
waa th# hlghewt mark tn the room. I am
also able to take (art at the military drill
to-morrow night a' th* exhibition and
will try for the gold medal for general
excellence If you think there la any
question about thl* you can write to Bro.
Oarbrtol. our principal, and he will le.l
you lhat It Is true."
It la of th# greatest Importance that
parents feed their growing children dur
ing study, mi the m*( nourishing food
possible to obtain, ami there Is no qu*w
tion on thl* acore regarding Grape-Nuta,
for fhe food I* compounded of ihe ele
ment* selected from the grains go
lo quickly make and rebuild th* brain
and nerve renters Any yarent can prove
thle statement hy feeding Ihe children on
Grape-Nuta. obtained from any firet
wh#rf a p4rtt of nhoulrt pre
vail to Irutura favorabta action upon hla
“It I* akl that Senator* Altt*on, AM
rich. l‘iatt of Connecticut, hiw! other
prominent have aeeittntM an
unfrtenlly attitude >*ar<t th* bill. A*
loo |f an a final vote ran be stave*! 4T.
th% Kepuhllcan oj>|w>eluon need not !•
illai'lt>M'tl lu the meantime the tih*ldv
MU bU* k the way of tha Nicaragua
Ihtllhfr Jokes III* Irirml*.
Benator IMllvtr of lowa who wwe re
cently tranafornd from the lloumi of
ltepieaentatlvea to Ihe Senate lotn not
appear to find confenuil * nij*inionhh.
In lh nartli wing of the Capitol aa he
epends* iikm of hla time with litA old ae-
MK’lutm In the llouae Yeeterday while
the lefflplatlve. eaet'UtUe, and jutll Mal ap
propriation hill wae under coneUleratton.
Benator lK>lllver etrolhd into tho llouae
('hrtlrman Cannon lu char* of the hill,
waa at hie old eland lighting to keep
down public expenditure* He.Ked near
him waa Governor-elc< l>d'kery of Mii
aourl. who wae formerly leader of the
lefncw'ratlc miia>rlty on the approprla
tlone committee Th** latter le lier In
the Intereete of the St Ijoiilm KaiHaaittmi,
tind alw> delight <o mingle with hi*
file tula In the llouae. Senator Dolllvfr.
after greeting Mr. Do- wery good tm I u red
ly, proceeded to chaff him nboul hla le
rlarallona of economy when mem!er
A*f the llouae Said Idolllver: “Y‘oi and
Joe ( 'antion are tl> grandeat pair *f t*luf
fera In public life. 1 have aaen you two
•crap ikml flgfit o%er cutting down ex|*n
• lHurea and tlieti turn around anti eon
gratukite each other, on the quiet, for
hlie*-cawfully getting away with your re
spective btuftr" Mr Dockery l.*ghel.
hut tha remark waa too true to bo
4l|rmrn 4 W holtrri.
Berretary Hoot uri Attorney General
Grlgga are lath •ntbuelaatle gtlft*ri The
latter h.*a in.-ome quite ex|Mrt In hand
ling the rluhe and he Iwia tle4 con
clualonai frequently with aonm of th** lw. t
plavera In the rh#vy-CTu*e and Waait
lngton golf cluhe A few daya ago an
interstate tournimftii was given by the
Washington Golf CMub and one of Ihe
entrlea waa “William ratteri*>n.** Ho
drew ii* hla competitor a well-known lo
cal player of the t'olumhla t’luh who ti-ip
peried o bear the min*- of “William II
McKinley. ‘•William l*.tteraon“ was
simply an alias for Attn ney General
Grlgga. McKinley won eaally.
•laittMY IH IDIIBAH.
Ulrla Bfolen D>apit- ihe Vlgimnce of
Itrlflah fr• laera.
Allen Sangrea In Alnalgg'a.
“And yet the anti aocletlea cry
wildly lluit alaiery mut eradicate!
at Zaiislbar. and the dvlllied world, lie
tween war, re-echoea ihe cry. ao the
British consul and hi* officers work In
dustriously to that end It la not an **aiy
task, either, with the number of cruisers
supplied. The territory o le watched 1s
SO Wide that the consul could make use
of a small tleee. Instead of which he
usually has one *hl|. When I wus lh**re
last summer, the Haroitaa had the sta
tion, but two days after ah# nailed north
to Mombaesa courier rushed into the
conaulut* to report that two dhowa with
twenty girl* had slipped f*w.*y to Arabia
under cover of s moonless nlgtd, and there
wa* n ship to make pursuit
“It Is thl* sea-borne tfwf!l' that Is most
difficult to suppress. Jurt now tin !•-
<cuitM’i>, when ihe southwest monsoon
sweeps the Indian ocean. It la active.
The lean dhow* frmn Mii*t steal along
the coast, ami. concealed In many a creek
and river mouth, wait for their agent*
inland to bring them a cargo. Then. -*•
Inga moment when the warshln .a
guged elsewhere, they slip at dart
eastward The favorite girl* are those cap
tured from the Masai and the lioran Gal
ina. whoso charms appeal to Arabian Ms
lema somewhat as thou* of the dresa
sian women lo to the q'urka. The Horan*
hk, |tarticular ly renowned for their beau
ty. and a slave thief will risk Ids life to
obtain one. This tribe, which occupies th*
northernmost district of the Protectorate.
I* altogether swathed in romance. White
tnen have never reached Hs capital where
Ows stockade of the royal palace Is said
to be of pure Ivory. The Hot an warriors
are the only ones In Africa who fight on
horseback, and such i* their valor that
1 hey have tftne and agsln repulsed the
fh fee Horn nils from the bonier
“The Masai girls are .on sale red the
equals of their Horan sisters In attrac
tiveness. hut not In refinement; the Ut
ter. rumor has tt. practice the rites of
Abyssinian Oirlatlsnity and the lost arts
of centuries past. Tlw Masai girts ar*
easier to capture, and are. therefore.more
common The tribe was formerly celebrat
ed for Ita vast flock* and herds, but a de
vastating famine some year* ago left It
slmosl deslltW' Tne warriors thereuiem
lu-gan a aysl'-m of rwlillnf on *ll sulee.
ai.A anolhsr Heir* tribe. Ihe Waklkuyu.
took afivantatte f ibrlr nbeenre lo <l#-
.rrnfi , .h- M.iaal, kill •,h
--and stral all the women and girls These
,a.w la-ln* dls.'d of .1 ' O*"**™;
llevly low Wm tea to |o.-el Arab or
middlemen, who retail thorn * •
profit. M _ t
( Hit AI.O FOOD THROW* AWAY.
Oae AAeek's AAaate A Feed
Thousand* “f Ik# I’oor.
From Ih# fhlrago Tributw
Th* proportion of waste In Chicago,
especially In articles of food. Is exceplkm
*||y Urge, not because thl Is an ex
travagant community, bul through Ihe
absence ol any organtged ayatem for util
ising wurpiue pro-lucta.
By ihe rich food M wasted; by Ihe poor
It Is wanted Yet there I* no willful
waste, merely a lack of the mean* where
by what Is HOW thrown away may be
collected and distributed among (hoaa wlm
No estimate con be formed a* to th*
wa."- In private Households lor II veri'-s
according i" ihe means iH hahlta of me
member*, tail in ihe homes of ihe wealthy
and well-to-do the loss of food I* often
sufficient to feed another family of equoi
But a* suggestive of the loess* between
the dinnlng-rooni*. kitchens and garbage
boxes of the AMr.'eXi families of Chicago
th# low average of 10 cents a *lay show*
a tremen.luus total. At this rate |4s.'S>i
a day la thrown out, and In one year
HS.l2s.in) goes lo wnsle
"Thai estimate, I should say. Is sxireme
iy low." said •• Madison * I rest provision
men hant "For each family It would
menu only I 1-2 cent* a meal, and It muat
b- rememi>erel lhat Ihe extremely poor
are wasteful perhaps beyond their pro
l*,ri Innate share when romp arret with the
rich. They do not buy with Judgment
as to the nutritive value of foods; they
rook them iorl> and at any time when
there |s .1 seeming surplus of food In such
a household the lemp'aiio'i to shocking
waste Is apparently Irresistible.
"When the hotels, restaurants, hoarding
house* and the myriad houseaobls are con
sidered. I shoubl not be surprised If 1100,-
MIUOOM worth of food goes to waste in
Chicago every year. Thl*. too. I* not
ronsbb-rlng Ihe perishable stocks tha’
apoli in the bonds of th* dealers."
—The woman of Wyoming exercised
tbrlr right of suffrage to a greater extent
In the recent election than ever before,
and It I* estimated they cast at least
1.000 ot the 73.0 bi vote# polled on Nov. A
R Is used by the best cooks |
| 'MRS. QEX. LONGSTREI2T I
n Ssvs -A*' a I
H xihml tonU Peruna Is an et- |i
J| feettve cure tor catarrhal j
I! re. onunenJ your+regwdjy, 1 j
ll XL eT actual!
WORK OF LABOR FEDERATION.
mens TO BE T4KKN IN HEIINMC OF
Smerlean I atoas to lia.e Thetr liat
ernltia ten. 'Lranslalcd Into the
Spanish l.anauaae *— t tutieiillnn
Declares Its Opposition to the tll
tl-Mralptna Hill—Deleaatea ttefoseil
to Limit President's Term or tittle*,
(jttmprr. Will Probably It.* Re*
lewlsvtll*. Dec. 12 —At to-day'e seaslon
of the American Federation of latbor Oon
vnitlon Invitations from Washington, D.
C , Ih-ranton, IN . amt Niagara Falla. N.
Y.. for Ih* convention next year were
read No action waa taken.
The convention Hduptrel a declaration
recommending to all affiliated unions
whoae trad* or calling Is pursued tn For to
Itlro lo promptly disseminate Information
necessary to give I lie Porto Ricans ofi
portonlty lo be ome allied with national
or International trade associations tn
It was also recommended M>et the Amer
ban Nallonul Unions have their const I
tut lon* translated Into the ftpanlah lan
guage; snl that the lie .imtr g execullva
council of Ihe American Federation of
latlxtr lake a<-iloii protnplly lo carry out
llie plans and purposes of Ihe Am'-clean
labor movement In I’orlo Rico An appro
priation of s3.'xw # made tor thl* pur
'lNe con veul lon concurred in reeobnlons
oHselntr Ihe anll-scalpbiK hill. Itcsohi
llons favoring a 101-rr port folio In ihe cab
inet evoked an animat'd discussion, and
was killed by a vole of 7* to 47
Resolutions advocating a rchictmti nf
llie tax on beer were non-concurred In.
Ilesoiuilotia were iidotded favoring only
one class under which men shall be ctn
ployrel In United filates navy yards at the
standard rat* of wage, a* received by tha
various unions In Ih* district 111 which
navy yards are situated, and denmndltlff
free school hooka in all th* public scluio.a
of th# country. •
An unfavorable report wae aubmltte I
on a reaolmlon presented by the Central
Trades and Labor Unton of Bt. lead#
providing for the creation of a general
strike fund lo be used only In >-** of
A resolution providing that no peraon
be eligible to the office of president of
the federation In the future for more- lhap
two sucneaslve terms was ouanmtoi’kly
A resolution offered by Ms* ltaye pro
viding that the officers of the Federation
of Labor lie elected each >wr by refereu
<Juiti vote, said vote t> be returned by the
affiilxtrel national aivl local unions on or
before the last day of the seasLn of iha
convention, waa killed
To-day’a proceeding* disclosed that
there will be little or no opposition to
President Gompers’ re-election.
The Power of Ihe Balcslaa-
From the New York Butt.
There l gloom In the Boeton hoi els, and
all liecnua* of a wretched lutle e*mi-colan.
Nobody. not even a guest, can get a
drink In a Boston hotel after It p. m .
and all on account of a miserable Utils
earn colon Theater parties, after the
show, all sullen snd thirsty In the rea
tauiants of the Boston hotels and abom.
Irasie a peetlfrrmis lltlle eemiooloo. Th*
hote.keepers, who pay S2.W for their
Ibensee. are thinking of calling on tho
Legislature to extirpate that deceitful IH
tle semicolon. ' ...
Thle k. Ihe elory of the semicolon: In
IMS Ihe Ore#' alyl General Court poesed
"No sale of eptrltuou* or tntoxlrailng
liquor shall l>* ma<b- bet worn the hours
of 12 at night and 4 In the morning, nor
during the Lard * day. except thai If tha
licensee is also licensed as an Innholder
h*- may supply such liquor to guest# win.
have resorted to his houae for food or
Give heedful note to the comma afie
“morning," • kindly and hospllaole com
ma which pcrmltl'd the “licensed Inn
holder." at least, t" comfort Ihe paroh'-l
tn rusts of hla gin-sis between 12 p. m.
ami * a m
In tS*t the statutes were >-on soil dated
un.| somebody, careless copyist, humw
yu or sea tons f'mhl billon Ist. [ducked
n#y the innocent comma and aet a blis
ter of a semicolon there. Notice the
"No sale of spirituous or Intoxicating
liquor shall be made between the hour# of
It at night ami tn the morning; nr
during Ih*- Lord's day. except that if Ihe
licensee t also lleenaed as an Innholder
h'- may sur-ply such liquor to gueata who
have resorted to hla house for food or
In UKS the hour was changed from II
to 11, but the comma wa* not restored.
Obviously the fans! Illlle semicolon
*hu:s out the Innkeeper from hi* former
right of selling liquor lo guests between
II |>. m. and 4 a. m . and merely permlut
him to sell on Holiday. This week the
Pupreme Court of Maanachiisetta ha* so
tonstrued the statute. The semicolon
hau overruled the Great aid General
This anecdote teaches us fhe moral and
legal value of punctuation, which sums
of us were Inclined to look down upon In
ear younger day*.