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J II EHTII.U Pr<*ltl<-ni.
TO SIGN JOINT NOTE
piIM.HTBR COSRER WmiCTEO TO
WILL END HITCH AT PEKIN.
1,(1 \ AORBEI TO STEP
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Will I'.uil ttulr * Sltnira m IVUIn.
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rlonalr 111—%rronon May Mr
ituilr I'nhllr To-morrow.
Washington. Ore. 21 —Tb D-pari
, , ; ,t i.rsUiy liistrwied Mr <'unx-r ai
I’rktn u* *lt* *• agrromont wm.-h,
, ,ui <to Ivkln arlvtcea. alraaily has b-m
flar.rd by all of Ih* otla-r mlnMtrra at
Tab* inatnictlon la rent with name tc-
Installer, becauaa tha agreement a* * now
Ftarala dorr not compb'lrly rvptracnt the
of the fulled tOaiea government.
Jtut It la believed to lie the most f.ivor
, :.le cotnptornlae that could he re h.al
unless the negotiation* are lo b- drawn
~,( | 0 a .inngerous lettglh. for a.l report*
, dnaio a growing rptrtt of iinreet In
I tuna, owing lo the ahrer.ee of any form
•f native government In Chi IA, and the
So the I'nlred State* accept* the "Ir
toiocalke" condition imposed upon the
Chin *e government, though, after all. thl*
taptearlon i* rnlher maietrnf form than
of substance, for diplomacy knows no
such thing aa an "Irrevocable" agree-
A* to the Brltlvh condition that the or
i upstlon of l-ektn and Cht IJ t* to con
tinue until China ha* given *ati*faoiory
proofs of her Intention to comply wtih
the condltione laid down In the agreement.
It t* said that thl* will not affect the
Hiatus of the fnlted Mimes. Mr Conger
j,.,*. by direction of hla government, nott
... I the ot her minister* that tho purpose
of o*cupatlon. that nothing more than a
1. . I lon guard t* to be tnnintalned by u~
n and the Power* have a. epted lit* rendi
tion It therefore I* e*|ected here that
the agreement will t*‘ signed before the
tnd of tne current week.
IMY'S ACTIO\ llTHtdf.il.
Inldnet Endorse* III* Inalrnellon*
Washington. Dec. 21 -Secretary Hav'
action In Instructing Mr. Conger lo sign
t:i* joint note was approved by the cabi
net at the meeting to-day.
The agreement signed at Pekin naming
preliminary condltiona lo pence negotla
t ora contains a demand for the *everet
penalties that China ran Impo-e In the
punishment Of the high olfl tats believed to
Ih- responsible for the Boxer outrage*
This refers particularly to the eleven
l> eminent (Tiim *e noble* whose n inics
)i • \-• been mentlone-l In the press dis
patches a* those whom some of the na
tions contended should he executed. tur
g.vt rnment has persistently het-l to the
I'O.-ltn.n lliat |>enaltles should not be In
fi ti l on the Chinese government wht h
► tie wis unable to carry out. The de
mand tor the death |H-nalUes was stricken
out of the agreement and that for the
severest |ietuillle* possible Insert-*!.
The agreement probably will be made
public t<>-m-> i row If word reache* Wash
ington that Mr.' Conger ha* affixed til*
signature to If.
another hit* m at pkkin.
I onttrr und ltw *i no Harry In
Minn Joint Note.
Pekin, Dec. Sl.—Once more there I* a
ptooounced hitch In the proceeding The
prwUmtnery Joint note ha* not yet Ix-et.
tinned. Mr. Coniter, the United Slate*
minister, nyi he ’does not believe that
there are sufficient reason* why It should
not be .igtuvl In the near future, and Sir
Krneat Halow. the British minister, take*
the same view. Hr Mumm von
H hwurtaensteln. speaking for Germany,
believe* that the exlstinif nsrwment will
be signed (sooner or la'cr. The other min.
Diet* also say that they consider Ihe
probabilities In favor of signing
Chinese sources of Information, how
ever, say there I* reliable authority for
the statement that there is very little
rhaac* of the note beuuf slimed for soma
time. Asa matter of fart, the member*
of the start of Id 1 lunar Charts t-elteve
that the note will eventually have to be
drawn up either In Europe or America.
t ., olnl.lv the la tier, beeause they claim
that the Washington government has
bad most to do with the existing modtn
■ allot at of the various forms of harsh-
Ticks. . , ...
' ' ' 1 v ' ’ ' " "
Sirin* to retain the Integrity of the l w
r. se Empire The other Powers are re-
Itarded as deslrou* of breaking It tip.
with the possible exception of **“*•"•
who, the Chinese think, merely favors
o io**ipotHmcni In order eventually o
secure a larger share.
Grave fears nr# felt regarAllnir l*
lieaHh of U Hung tliang. owltig to a
severe cold that he caught on the day
lie visited Gen. Chaffee. It l a*l thai
be t* better to-day. but there Is fetr
of pleurisy, which, at his advanced a*e.
might be fatal.
It Is generally believed that th Chi
nese get their Information a to what I*
don* at the meeting* of the envoy*
through soma one connected with the Bus
AXXIOI'S TO CRAVE XIAN Ft'.
Accommodations Poor and Environ
ment There Unfavorable.
London, Dec. K.-“ The delay In signing
the preliminary Joint note-" nay* the Pe
kin correspondent of the Morning Post,
wiring yesterday, "la due to an objection
from Washington. Mr. Conger, however,
ha* telegraphed hi* government urging
B|*eedy settlement on tha ground that
the foreign military control Is worse than
"Prlncb Chlng says the Emperor Kwang
Hu and the Empress Dowager are both
anxious to leave Sian Fu, as the accom
modation there ta poor and their environ
ment unfavorable. Ha point* out that
tha prlvata and government property
aeiged in Pekin la quite equivalent In
value to the Indemnity demanded by the
(Powers Mr Robert Hart saw Prince
Cnlng yesterday and advised him against
dotty mg with the Power* la re**rd to to*
Jlatewnal) Morning Wcto#.
punishment of the guilty iMTb tal* Prince
L hln* thought the • xc*utt>n of two or
thn*> ami |* -sit ;> )u. umg impn**t#im nt
of Prince To.m. quite certain.”
I KHMh or THE POWERII. |
I>r. MorrUnn C la Ires lo (ilve Nllpnla
flow* if Joint \olr.
I.onion, !>.*. 2i pr Morrison, In a
'on* dispatch lo Ih.* Tim.a from Pekin.
•lai.l Dec. ?r, ft I v< * extracts from the
Joint note. After a long preamble re
counting and comb riming the outrage*.
In proceed* to quote the demands, which
ar. virtually Identical with Ihe ten set
l*rth in the dM it h to the Apj*o land
Bre-* from Tien Tsln, dated IVc. H, but
not .* in the ,**♦ of that dispatch set
ting forth the amount of the Indemnity.
• Hoi ii nfori i im
the clause referring to Indemnity pads
“KquHabD indemnity * to be paid to
•'* *■>•. *> and individuals, and also
i Chi’e*,- who have suffered injury on
a •'count of thtr employment by foreign
ers. China will r iopt fliiain wl measures
a. mpiable ro the Powers to guarantee the
pavment of indemnity and ihe service
According to the Timew
the note contains the following stipuU
:i ns. in aM:tion to th*e t to the
A w**!**, | p r , . 4 f rofn x?4ln
Kerar.tlon to J.ijmn for the mur*ler
“Kxpl(or> rromimentp erf*ctwl In all
foreign .ame! cries where tomtw have
been .fWv. rated.
1 he pa*-iiiiir <‘f a proclamation throuirh
oi? ih< mpir for two years enumerating
the punishments lnfli' t*d u|ion rhe itutlty
ofllefals i.t| threatening .leath to any oih>
joirdnir an anti-foreign society.
"An imp- nil e.ii : to Im* lenued hoMliur
vltrrovh md rovarnorn re.|kocisible for
nntl-foreJKti outbreaks or violations of
**t‘!iliia fo undertake negotiations for a
revision of the commercial treat.es.”
Ot Morri>-n *os on to say that In
th*- dihcu - ft .f rhe translation of the
word "comply” in tie* Hrtriah proposal
not to remove the troops until th** nr
motsis shou'd he satisfied, one mints*r
suKK* s!e.| ii rep*e.” The it-rmun minis*
ter "rempllr.** F'lnally it sr:*s
agreed to use the expression "seconfor
The ditifi-itch cofi' ludes with an rxjir*#-
sln of at "the delay caused by
Mr r < n>t signimr. in
view of I*| Hutvg Chang * health ani ad
vanced age. whleh cause much anxtet/.”
f.l IMMN* |>:n:%T HO V l-Tlt **.
Vnn \%alderee l(e|Mr( I’pnn \eflon
of (•urnilrli'ii fnlnniß.
Tt. rlin. I>ee. 2? A dispatch from Field
Marshal von Walderseo, dst*d I'ekln.
"ftuentleirs column, marching from
Shan Hal Kuan, successfully encountered
a force of Poxers Dec. 14. at Tung iJng
ne.ir the eastern isiperlal tombs. Fifteen
Boxers were killed
”On* thousand Chinese regulars, under
Knng Do Ung, have i>een driven out of
Du Tal. They to the
northwesterly, on tiuendell s appro.* h.”
111 POUT A AT, IF THUS.
Kwprrsr mill KmprrM llnwngrr
*nll to lUip le*ft for Pekin.
Berlin, Dev 21.—A dispatch fr.tn Tien
Tmii to the Frankfurter Zcitung. dated
“Prince China Asserts that Emperor
Kwang Sit, unaccompanied by the Em
prew# Dowager, left Sian Fu Dec. 13.
bound for Pekin."
ill <n%\<; of:m:d.
Term Inn* of Tuition llnllnm Open
ed to Trade.
laondon. Dec. 22.—The Dally New* pub
lished Ih# following from Its Shanghai
correspondent dated yeatc*rday:
••Chang Chih Tung announce! the re
ceipt of an edict authorising the opening
of Wu I'hrtfK. opposite Hankow, to fur
eign trade. Wu Chang I* the center of an
int(M>rt.nt trade Miid the ulte of the ter
minus of the t'amon Hallway.
‘•Chinese pap* ra aj*iert that the antl
dyna-t> rebellion in the province of Kan
Sula becoming *eriou and la likely to
compel the court to depart."
The Wolf to lie Presented Immedi
I/mdon. Dec. 21.—A representative of
the Af*orlated I’rean w#w informed at the
foreign office here to-dtiy that th# Joint
note of th v Powera. w hich ha been aign
r*t by all the minister* at Pekin, will be
presented to l*rlnce Chlng aiwl IJ Hung
Chang immediately. The test will be
pub.ished no noon a* It la delivered.
ri.KVKI.tM) <N M HUIUEA.
Refers tn Something He Xald on
Erne Whips Once Before.
Philadelphia. Dec. 21 —The North Amer
ican quotes ex-President Grover Cleve
land a* saying In an Interview:
"In regard to this projiosed ship sud
sl-ly. I would refer you to my speech at
the launching of the St. Uoula. I then
said something In favor of free ships. I
have not changed my opinions.
"With our much-vaunted accession to a
(osltlon among the world power*. I hope
to see not so much. Instead of more, of
that sort of coddling which a less proml-
Incnt place In Ihe family of nations waa
c'alm-U hy some of our people to excuse."
. e*~ I
telkphoar touFtn i.
Western In lon I.aeea Ita Suit for
• 12.0P1.P51 Mentals and Royalttra.
Boston. Deo. 21.—Juetlca Colt. In tha
United Htate* Circuit Court to-day. decid
ed In fsvot of the American Bell Tele
phone Company In the royalty suM
brought by the Western Union Telegraph
The case Is know as the siork ticker
case, In which the Western Union nought
to recover 112.00,000 rentals or royalties
under a contract between them and 4he
National Beil Telephone Company, the de
fendant's prede-bssor. made on Nov. 10.
THE MOIXT 04W ALO.
Ashore ®a4h of Miami and Cargo
Miami, Fla.. Dac. 21.-Th* large Engll.h
,tearner reported ashore last night on El
bow Reef, thirty-five miles south of Mt-
Is said to he th# Motint Oswald. It
„ roa'-laden. and Is being discharged by
wrecker.. The steamer probably will be
saved A number of small wrecks are re
ported elong Use coaae to-day.
SAVANNAH. GA„ SATI'KDAV. DECKMBEIi 22. Ito.
DE WET’S ESCAPE
OXB OF BOLDEfT I\CHIF.\T (!'
TIIH U \ It.
THE BRAVE AND WILY BOER.
M.U)E HK CfcVNT I. DIRH FOR U-
Ul lITA .
led Hla Foreew Holilly terno an
Open Field In the I'nee of Ihe
Enemr-Hrttlh Tkonght Ihe* Itn.l
lllsu Hemmed l-Ms n Mnanllt
oeni Musesier—llrtlh %re
Ing Out Helnforeemeul*.
Bloemfontein, Thursday. l>c.\ Th**
detdl s of Hen DeWei n e- .ifw* fr an tie*
•ficlrcllng British coiunms s!h*w that it
was one of th** twllivi inc;*lents of the
war. When lltuisiioek n itHiitnniwi J*wie
e*i l*e\Vet Dec . 12. warn fifteen miles east
of Thabo N’Chue, Hen Kn*>x wan only
•ftliout an hour distant aisi the Bs*r situs
tion spiand dcaporatc. But DfWst was
eqtuil to tha o-msion Hsas
broek westward to tihake u f.-lrit at Vic
toria Nek. 1 ►eWet |r*nare 1 to break
throtigh tlvii British -olumiv* at Sj*ting
Haua Nf* pas.about fnair inline of broad,
flat. unhr<ken gronl.
At the entrance were two fortified l-oata.
while artillery was to*ted on a kill east
ward wai*hlnir the Boers. H d.lenl> a
magnificent sp**'tacle wax prsent*d The
whole lioer army of 2.6di> men st.irt.nl at
a gallop in o|*en ook r, through the ts*k.
PreshhUit Heyn and Pelt Koufie Irxl the
Charge and DeWet brought up tho r*.r.
Tlve British guns and rifles* lxw>mxl and
raitiwd us'essantly. The Boers first tried
the eastward route, but. erv* oontering ar
tillsry, tbe>* <tiverg*>d and gal.opei lo the
front of the hill to the westward, where
the fire of only a sing e poat wa* effe tlv.
The whole maneuver was a piece of
magnificent daring and Its success was
complete, in spite of the loi.x of a Impound
gu. and tw'enty-flve prleoners.
The British force detached after Haxs
hroek cam** In contact wdth hie comm ndo
at tilghtfall The burghers were s ittered
and Welsh Yeomanry galloped uiihmir the
retreating Boers, using their revolvers
am) the butt emls of their rifles with
An Incident of the fight was the gallop
of a British ammunition wagon rignt
through the scattered IJcM*rs. the gunners
using their revolvers freely.
lilt ITIMI ARK RKHKOKriKU.
Colonial Police to He Increased and
Cavalry Ordered tint.
De v 22 The war office made
the following announcement la*: evening:
“In view of the general position in
South Africa, the following reinforce
ments of mounted troops have bscn ar
ranged. Eight hundred will start ne*t
week. Two cavalry regiments have been
ordered to leave hi soon as the trgnvporta
"The colonial potl'v wrtll be inrre****d to
tO.tmo. Detachment m will leave a a fa at aa
they are formed. Further drafts <f cav
alry will lie *ii>t*tt h*d at once. Australia
and New Zea'atwl have h*wn Invited to
•end further oonlingwflta.
”Thrre thousand eottra horse, h*jrgttjl
the usual monthly supply, have been con
GET IM HRtfni I*AT.
Imperial Teamanr> men to Reeelve
Five viillllnas n Day.
Ijondon. Dec. 21.- The Secretary of Btate
for War, Mr. William Wt. John Brodrick.
announce# that in view of the prolonga
tion of the war in South Africa, member*
of the Imperial Yeomanry wl.l be paid 5
shilling* Instead of 1 shilling and 2 pence
per day. Militiamen are promised prior
ity of return over regulars.
TIIP. MOTION DKFBATO).
Ifrsstan Bvadewralh W 111 Tot Prs
Darmstadt. Dec. 21.—8 y the president’s
<•#*ting of his vote, the second chamfer
to-da> defeated a motion to instruct he
Hessian representatives In the Bundes
rath to propose the assembling of the for
eign affair# committee with the object of
Initiating a proposal for arbitration be
tween Great Britain and the Transvaal.
Twenty-two votes were cast •a* h way.
All the antl-Bcinltes and Social Demo
crat# favored the motion. The represen
tatives of the government left the House
before the debate on the motion.
HI! %ft ATT TO TNK FHOTT.
Preßseh alri tn lime Boated 2.7 MM>
Harrs at Thorndalr.
Cape Town, Dec. 21.—Oen. Brabant,
comm.indsr of the newly raised colonial
division, has been ordered to tha front
and will start to-morrow
At Thorndale. Gen. Fremti has routed
2.500 Boer* with four gun# and a pompon
Thorndsle Is slsteen miles northwest of
Krugersdorp The fight conk place Dec.
19 The British had fourteen wounded,
and the l!.*ers fled In dlsonler. with about
The Hoes who Invaded Cape Colony had.
In most cases, pack horses in addition to
those they rode All were In the pink of
condition. They comm indcered all possi
ble clothing and stores at Venteratad.
CAr 13 COLONV IM REVOLT.
Moera Soccrssful In Rallydag Bark
London, Dec. 22.—" We understand that
private reliable advices have been receiv
ed In London." says the Dally Mall, "to
the effect that virtually all the districts
of Cepe Colony In Ihe vicinity of the
iffangc liver are In more or lees open re
volt and that thero la likely to be sharp
lighting, on a rather large scale, before
the Invasion Is crushed The tactics of the
Boer* In rallying as many as po-lble of
the Dutch In the back country to their
causa are proving successful."
THE BOER INVADER 9.
Aa E.ftrao.4 I'oerestretloa af
Troop, to Meat Them.
London. Dec a -From Its Capa Town
correspondent the Dally Mall has received
•The second Invading force wu design
*4 *o occupy Brit*town; but, being gbeck-
e*l by the DeAaar trv*ops. It has li-ap
peared into the Ceaderbeig mounialtis
"An enormous concent ration of trooj*s In
U*n* made upon the veldt country otvu*
piei by the trtvsdera. but It is not likeiy
that the iue.rx will offer battle In
numbers. There is a ren<*wet Jfiimn.l f.r
the wnie ti. prs iamatlon of nnit tial
Nrltlali ITorlsim Martini law,
<Tr- Town, IW U Martial law wtll be
pro Ulns*l tu \\ om-stff. Wellington **isl
Heavy reins re general, ami several
rallw.iy washouta delay the naivem*'uis
||terw liof the W sot of It.
Job inneebiirg. IVc. 21 —The llopr* at
ta k.xl Zisnfun • In IM*. IS. but we.ro beaten
bmAsi. Oec. 22 A digsitch from De-
Aar. <'ape Cokmy, sayw that the yeomanry
lWve drtvet* the C**ra on# of Houtkfa.ki,
the enemy retiring westward.
Datlra-foarll start* far TVanaxaal.
Oape Town. Dec 21 Tin lla*len-Powell
will start for the TVanavaal t>-morn>w'
Tie Hosts deralb'd a tr.Un at Barber
ton. ktll.ng nn insieetor atsl otliers.
(•rent Vlrltlnti’s Wealth In Hhtp
building la In % eaaela *#e
•talld* for Other t onntrlew.
Philadelphia. Dec. 11. Charh-s H Cramp,
head of the Cramp Bhii*bullllng Company,
apjs-ared Irefore the Industrial Commis
sion to-day and gave i im# Inferewtlttg tes
timony regarding marina ar .-hltecture.
Mi Craim* eld tle reason why American
money does not seek Investment in trans-
AtiHUtk ani Paclflo trade Is because It
<h ■ not pay and the peofue are not edu
cated to ih** business.
He strongly advocated the subsidy bill
ami asserted Hint some Americans are
buying caal-off British ships at bargain
prices and are denouncing the subsidy
bill because thev will not benefit by It
Mr Cramp said the cost of operating for
eign vesse.s In k*es than that of American
•hips The opposition to the aubaldy bill,
he said. .me from numerous sources,
one of them being certain Wewtarn rail
roads. which he “have lo)re<i the
Fnlted H ate* treasury through grants of
< ii* reason why this country should
hav* more ship- Mr Crump mild, lx the
steudilv de'Crwastncr coal <f Ku
nge Kventually. he said, ail Murope will
cone to this country fur cowl Concervi-
Po* th** rumor of a combination bet worn
the Cramps and the l uiglish firm of VFk
ers Sons A Maxim. Mr Crimp said the
* stories • nm# from his endeavoring to en
large his plant In the ho> of building a
warship complete. “I have asked people
here arvi people abroad to help w in tn
reaslmg the capacity of our works Fn
der the law Vickers l*ons A Maxim
• attnot cfimhine with us. The American
■ ontrol of the plant will net be .-UaviUhed
o long aa Ism r*>*u*octad with the com
Mr. Cramp said:
•'Great Britain a source of wealth In
her shipbuilding is In the vessel* she
build* for other countries The shipbuild
ing interests there are assisted by the
goverrm*eit either, directly or indirect
ly. 1 wuni lo compi* with England.”
Mr Crarnp |">k'- of the enormous profit
on armor paite In bulhttng wagahlps for
Russia, he onWt hi* t ompany was com
pelled to pay the foil rate of pyn n ton to
CirtNVlr for armor This, he #alJ. was
one-third the coat of the ship.
~lf I could get the profit on armor
[plate.” declared Mr. Cramp. *T would
build warship at coat.”
SCHOONER TOTAL LOSS.
* nptnin rtnil Two Me* Drowned,
lln* Other. Reamed hr lh>.pr.
hft* Work of l.tfe *.irr.
Cape Henry. V., lec. 21.—Hy telephone
from Dum Neck Mallon It I* loomed thai
the .chooner Jennie Hall, which stranded
eight mlh * south of C*p Henry at 4 a
m. will be a total loss.
The captain and two men are drowned
The bodies are not yet recovered. Four
nearly died from exposure, but were res
ell..l In the breeches buoy One man still
clurtK *o the uilzxen cross-tree. Two life
saver* went off tn the breeches buoy to
save him. but twin* a large man and be
numbed hy cold they could not lift him
Into the buoy.
Notwithstanding the terrlff.- atirf, cpt
Burro and his crew then launched the
Itfel>oat They wen alongside ant ptn two
men. lb.ratlo Drlnkwaler and John
O'Neal, on tioard the schooner. The life
boat shen came ashore, leaving the two
Ufetaivtws on the wreck Drlnkwaler and
O'Neal auec ieded tn getting Iho Bailor In
to the buoy c.nd he was hauled safely off.
the two llfesaver* following. One of the
aurfment was washed out of the lifeboat,
but wa rescued The weather Is rainy
with light for and a northwest gale blow
ins flfO mles an hour.
hath jar a ted the hoi mb.
In Uhlrh Edward I'edaby, Jr., Was
Held s Prisoner.
Omaha, Neb.. Dec. 21.—The result of
twenty-four hours' work on the part of
Ihe police of Ihe city and half a hundred
detectives has established the location of
the house In which Edward Cudahy, Jr.,
was held a prisoner for nearly two ilaya.
The house Is locotcd four miles from th#
city and In a place of easy access, but so
situated as to allow the deeperadoes am
ple opportunity to lay and carry out their
plate without m- lestatlon from Inquiring
Pat Crowe, well-known to the authori
ties here. Is suspected aa one of those con
nected with the kidnaping and Chicago
police officials say he left lher<- for Omaha
about two weeks ago. and that several
other well known chsracsera In his set
arc known by the Chicago police to have
gone to Omaha.
!MAJ. Cl ID NET PtMHHEO.
(liven Mlvty Days t'onMnrment for
Disobey lag Order*.
Pwrls. Dec. 21—The minister of war.
0.0 Andre, has Inflicted ni MaJ Culgnet
•Ixty day*' confinement In the fort. That
Is disciplinary punishment for disobeying
Gen Ar<lre' orders In connection with
disclosing to s deputy M laisles, a con
fidential document, grid In writing direct -
|v to the Premier to accuse the (Minister
of foreign affairs. M Dslcasse. Of false
hood. thereby < ranigraastng the regulg
-11 The Chamber of Deputies to-day. by a
vote of 109 to 198. decided to postpone M
motion to Interpellate th# gov
ernment on the MaJ Culgnat Incident un
til all Ihe other orders of the day are
disposed of. thus shelving the National
-Ist a:lack definitely.
V%\ \h>AH QR'D Ft Id. Allot AT
Wkl.l) I OH.
550.000 FOR MAINTENANCE.
P.MNI.OOO AA % 11. % III.EX At 111 t|| 17.1.t>
fOATR At T Al.tNNi.tMNi.
t tmlrimm Itnrton Uhr* >it a *tate
mrHl of the Hilt—lt t series
ISNI.iMHi A pproprtall •* • Senate
Allll Frobably Iserease This—lllll
AA null! Ilsir Hi t'll Itepiirted Irs
ferda* Hut fr Heath ol Represen
A\'a*hingtm. IV** 21 —The river ami
harbor bill wih •xvinpleted to-night ami
Chairman Burton gave a statement show
irtg the atiKVunis appropn it* 1 The total
Is aptr<xlmntel> of whl*h hlkui
S2TI®,OOO Is in direct appropriations, and
about $37,1n the authorisation of
contra>*ts for continuous work *‘>mi>are*l
with former river add harbor Mils the
present one Is the areovtd largest on re
ord. and after the .H* u.*te hits added
atl>endments it Is exi<c:d to be well up
Tlie Wd of 11M carried sE9&s,igs. and (hat
of lE7. which was the largest on record,
carried #T2 IU>. 9S4.
The api*itpriatlNis an l contracts over
faX.flflO include the following:
llarbors Cash, (rarts.
Norfolk harhor f
Norfolk, removal of hos
pital p >Uit Jo.uno t L 53.9&?
Middle Ground bar, New
port News 10.00 31f.,0fi0
Brunswick He. 700
Mavannnh, new project ... ... l.utl,onu
lliuiiks h'K. colter bar .... 2> r *.u*i
Apiiku hicola Isay 41
Key West. Improving eti
tranee to ImrlMr 2
HiM'boro hay 1 •“,'*
JnM*e river 250. Wm
Yl*i|Mhanno< k river 35.000
Cape Kaar river at or be
low Wilmington Homo
Pamlico and Tar rivers . 2f>.‘nii
Ashley river £>,<*<>
Chattahoochee river. Geor
gia ami Alaliatna below
Flint river £•.'**>
t 0*..-a river,between lusne
and tastlmoil bridge .... K.fW IT4.A4H
Hi John* river from
Jacksonville to ocean ,. J lVi> ffA.onn
Ht John’s river at
Grange mills Iktß .T.nw
AI'PIUM'III ATIONN 1% IHITAIU
ttornlss trni I .rrr*,.ftilrnl Give*
Washington. Dec. 11 -According to an
authotlsed s'abemen* from the Oommtl
ta on River amt Harbors, given out to
night, Savannah harbor Is to receive 11,-
XS it, the trill to be prt-eent-d fo Ihe
Of that amnnvtf 41.flnO.Mt Is for the new
projrct. and the **).(> Is an unexpended
Charleston borbor twelves jm.nnu to con
tlnue the work now on tiand
Tha commit!* baa < ompletol the <xwi
atderaiton of tha bill. arl It would have
been reported to the House to-day, hul for
the early adjournment on account of the
sudden death of Repreaentatlv# Wlaa of
The provtstovi* tn the bllla for Oeorria
and South Carolina and contlnauoue
atatea are aa follows:
South Carolina, Harbor* —Charleston,
South Carolina. River*—Great Ptedee,
Eo.sno, Santee, Warearnaw river.
North Carolina and South Carolina. .
Wapftoo Cut. Ik.dtJ; Wateree, E.&hO; Con
icaree. I-It tie lee.)ee, ll.trrt; Beau
fort, *2.000; Ashley. Ca.ffiO; Great Fedeo
river. upt>er portion. *12.0m.
Georsrla. Harbor*— lirunawrlck, *125.700;
Savannah. *60.000; Savannah. Jtew projer-t.
*1.000.000: Darien. J15.U00; IMtiftJ’ Bar, *20,.
Out; Brunswick, outer bar, *16.000.
Ger.rxln, Rlvens—Altnmaha. *10.000; Chat
tahoochee river. OeorKbi and Alaham >.
below Columbus, **s 000; Flint. *3r..000; Oco
nee, *ls,wt; Davwnnah river above Au
gusta. *1.000; Cooaa river, between Rome
and railroad br|de. *59,000. cash, contract.
*174,046; Coosa liv r htwen Wetumpk >
and railroad hrkl*e, *16.000; Ooatenauia,
Florida—Harbors: Apalachicola hay,
*41.000; Pensacola. *70.000; Key West Im
proving entrance to harbor, *26.000. Char
lotte harhor and Pease creelt. *!,oOO.
dredge for river and harbor Improvement*
tn Florkla, *29,000; Sarasota, *6.)0; Hills
boro, 1fd.oo0; East Paaa, Carrabeile har
Kkirlda -Rivers: Apalachicola river. In
cluding cut off and lower Chlp-da. *O.OOO.
Calooeahatchee river, Punla Rassa to
Charlotte harbor. *6080; Choct iwhatchle
river. Florida and Alabama, *l.; Ea
camtda and Conecuh rivers. *6.000; Mana
tee. *6.oftt; St- Johns river from Jackson
ville to tha ocean, *25.0n cash; contract.
fKAOdO; Suwannee. *6.000; Volusia bay.
*46.000; Oeklawaha river. *3.QW; 81. Johns
river at Orange Mills FUats, *30.000; An
elote. *:> uoo: Upper Chlpola, *3., Cryw
tal, *lO/00. Oraage, *2.500.
Another gchtraaer la Trouble.
L,e. Del- Doe *1 —An unknown
three-mastad schooner le riding at anchor
In a bad position near Hens and Chicken*
shoal off Cape H.nlopan. A severe north
east anotvstorm has been sweeping the
coast, the wind bowing tlhrty-Ava miles
ROSE FINISHES ARGUMENT.
If Hefeatlnnl* Are Ant (•Nitty,
Atari**## Erain. a Mnnuwrnt
sh*tt He VSreefeit #* ( ar#er
New A:k. Dec 2i Abr im J. R'V"
continue*l his argument to da\ before T*ni
te*| H'atis* CominisMoner lfitiei*is, in hi#
WidUnt *1 m.l l. II G iytvu n| 11. m
Juiit n D. Green* who are accused of *>
#*plrac> (. defraud tin govemnnnt Hi
*'tine. ;ton with the lmpro\ ement In H#-
vutinah horhor. done under the direct ton
of Oherltvi M Carter who is now In prison,
to the Jurisdh I t.n of the t 'nitr| States
Court In tbxirgia for trial.
Mr Ito* ji ted that all the proof
wnt to a how that there w.is no conspira
y o defraud the governmetit, and that
• here w.is no evkleii. e to show that tile
government had b*en i|efraude*l In con
tusion he ejlid (hat the Integritv of the
work d>m '> the •'OnlmctotS had been
tatnbllshr I Itexond all qm xtUUi
District Attorney .Marlon Krwln of the
(kuttiarn District of Gs*rgia spoke for
the prosecution. He said at the opening
that if these defendants were guiltless
that a monument h'hmiM he erected to
('apt ’#rter In Ctimi’erlnnd fkiutid h rls>r
He argue, | at great length that the de
fendants wre guilt >. snd that they
should be removed to Georgia for trial
He will (ontlnua his argument to-mor
AA 111 Hold a Formal Reception an
Ae#r A ear's Hat lmprOnnal
A olunlerra Alas He .Went llnmc.
Manll i. Dec 21 ‘An order of G n (Hi*
found mlllt.ii \ governor, has again lasi*
promulgated to the effect that memU-rs
cf the volunteer for*e inipi Done*) for mil
itary offanse* may t*e r i**ase<l and sent
home in the discretion *f the cniotiels of
tbelr respective regiments, provided they
have not bcm dishonorably discharged.
All military and civil dutiea have l*H*n
ordered HUiqa'iided for Christmas day and
Now Year s day, with the exception of
nece* #ry guard and field dutiea
Gen \la Arthur announces that he tr|!|
hold a formal reception on New Yeir’s
day. The nu mbers of the Phlllppiite com
mission. the Jiidb lary, the ak hblmtop
the a;>oafl|c deb gallon, the consuls, Ihe
officers of the American and foreign im
vies and armies, and th* htools **f the
ciivl bureaus and <f f'OmitMH’Clal. civic
ai.d religious bodlH. I*getjier with the
general public. r* Invited to attend.
Army officers are directed to appear In
the order of rank
A bMM I'll IITOIMI2I HKCKIVEH.
linrrirmi \alli*al Hank of Halil*
ni<rr la a Hal Wmy.
VYaahlngtou. Dai*. 21. Th controller of
the currency to-night appoint**! Mr. J.
Frank Aldrich tempor*ry re<Hßlver of Ihe
Amertran Nklional liank of Baitlmore,
Thfi batik, tt ie gtated. ha* eufferwl
a large enrltikage |n lieltN. uial ha*
u*4aiticl ti*vy l**eca whk h hpv#
involve*l it* capita) and eurplua. and r
dm*d gr<Atly it* resource* The rot*l
tlon of It* a**e:* W* *uet that Ihe ke**
to |e|M>iior* prob* *l> will la* mall At
a meeting of the cl* irlng tKu*e of Ha*‘-
rnon lht< after noon. It wn deck Sad that
lu view of the comlltton of the ttank. to
further credit could eiteiHk**! to It,
and the controller being **tl*fi*l of a
condition of insolvency a receiver mm
The laHt statement *f the t*nk, m*d*
(o ih*- -ofitroiler Oct 2f*. how* it condi
tion a- follow* Renource* l.oins and
I’nlted Htatea lond him! laemtum, 1106.*
‘JHO; real e*tate. $57 7f*Vs7; due from hank*.
|7f*.4lM <*, other Item*. 8K.517.17. total, 51,-
UanlllMe* CpMr! *tock. nurplu* arw!
tindlvl led profit*. 52*CM2H71; < ireulattng
note*. . due hank*, $25*.711.73. de
po*it*. etc., total. tl.hin.3sn.M.
HAD tihm \T laainai*••!.
Maay hiwiroe* llaatored la Have
Hern Killed for Triple Harder.
Provldetu e. U , !►’ 21 .-—Varlmi* rum
or* have prevailed lately up and down th •
river, relathra to Ih* lynching of the ne
groes <h*t took place at Arcadia. Alia*.,
on th* 12th Inst., for the killing of a trad
ing kjitnaii r fhe name of Thompson.
ht wife and ohlkl. t
A* many a* seventeen negroes were
•aid u> have been brutally riaughtered hy
the mob A* there I* neither telegraph
nor telephone ntattona at Arcadia, It wim
ImpwilM* to ascertain. T4w|y, however,
a citlgen from Arcadia said:
"Three negroes have bgen • apt ur*d. but
only two have been lynched; after they
iiik) confessed to the killing of Thompson,
hi* wife and child *
GAIJC DID ig|li:%T II AGIO.
An I nnsually alarm In Ike
North of Grr-nt Urltnln.
Domlon, Dec. 21—The g.l ha* done
great damage generally In the north of
England and Scotland. A Glasgow corra*
“Not since the storm which destroyed
the Toy bridge has such a gale raged In
Hco 1.-md High walls have been wrecked
In Glasgow. At Doathrkige, ten mile*
east of Glasgow, several people have been
killed, while a# numerous other place*
roof* nnd chimney* have been destroyed
and person* injured. Borne of the build
ing* of the Fnlverslty of Aberdeen have
been *erlou*ly damaged and everywhere
telegraph wires, telephone* and railway
lines are Interrupted."
MM*. FRVM* *1 DIM:* DK %TI.
Wife of l’r**ldent of Assstr Die* of
Washington, I>ee. 21.—Mrs. William P.
Frye, wife of the President pro tempore
of the H-n*te. died very auddcnly at the
Hamilton fMal this morning Mr*. Frye
suffered an acute attack of Indigestion
last Tuesday and had since been very ill.
When she arose this morning she seemed
mu h Improved, but the end came soon
after breakfast, heart failure causing the
dewih The body ws* taken to tha fam
by home in Maine this afternoon.
Cruiser Albany %raud. Hut Float.
e 4 OF.
Washington, Dac. 21—Th# Navy De
part men* received a cablegram from Ad
miral Remey this morning, saying that
th* cruiser Albany went aground in ftubfg
bay. but har been floated off The el*
tent of the dau.ua* to lbs ahio la not
DAII.Y I* A YK A It.
: FKNTB a copy
WEEKLY 2 TIMKN A-AA lIKK.fI A TFAR
MR. LODGE ON TREATY
NIAAAt llUrm AEA ATtiK A81.%
liEFI ADA AEA ATT.’A RTlliH.
NO HOSTILITY TO ENGLAND.
a ai: in Ati.vr* Htim rimTßfT
lllt.lira OF THH rot*kTßY
Air I 'Ml*f Hrvlret ttr Senate's Ar
il”" In a < tear, I *aleal Manner,
Ahnalns the Intent of Knrli
A me*d m.<nt—The Arnsts a l*nrt of
Trealr-tlskiiis t'lini-f—Mslti Ot*-
Jeet of Are Treat> A\ to li
len) AVtth # Is#tn-Uslwrr
W* Mi button. Dec 21 -ttenat or I,odge.
w la> had charge **f £h# lia> I'auncefota
treaty in tn‘ Mctiaii i mioie the fol
Tho Heuale’a actions were not lictate*|
by hoaildty tow aril Fkigiand and still baa
were ihe) In ati\ degree a reflection upon
the rte. fetary f Htnte. The amondmanta
were made by the Heiiate solely b*u*ausa
In Its opinton they were necessary for tha
Interests of the Fnlted Mates, for tha
nvoldan e of any question as to the con
trol of the canal and *oti#equently for tha
sake of peaceful and harmonious rela
tions with the real *f the world on that
subject in the future The vote b> which
they were adopted shows this.
‘The first amendment Is a simple dec la
rabm that the Clayton Hulwer treaty
lo exist msl iw vupr ekd by the
llay Baiinrelota treat j. The ob|e*r of
I He latter wa' to remove the former as
an oi*stacla lo the (onstru4 tU>n of tba
"Liutw Artl. Ik 11 af th<- 11./ I'sumw
ft. tvraly a. It Wmal. wk war. Wnsrly
iuuntl. if .nni,t in wr. to iwi-mlt a
t h.uik fl, *t. if it H*ir.’Kp<tKff tn swting tn
!(lk ttiK hrKt mtlH sonn. to imw timno-
Ik.lkA thnnstli ih** ratwl If we meant
to keep It then M w ,u> a promlw no nw
tUai uuttltt to ituiko If we know that wo
ftltaulti tail k* *t* n In tun,* of war then
It was only honest on,l fair to relieve
ouriM-lvm of the nlAlaatliWi In the Irtalr
lt.etf This was (he ptirpo.,- of the toxstd
Hails amendment, whleh mtlrely dts
of any stteh pramlae, ami which
follow, exactly in iwincti,!,'. not almost
exactly In wor.li*. Article X of lit. Hues
( (Kwentton, w hich re.crvtwt similar riahts
to Turkey, whose intereat In the Hue*
canal I. trivial * miiimti i| to o>irs In that
Itroioiaed In NlC.ir.ox,l
"Tha third amcmiment strikes out Ar
ticle HI by which Wc . njrasol to In vita
other nation, to adhere to the treaty,
and thereby bec.mie |ktrtle of It. Had
there been no ('layton-Rulwer treaty wo
should have negotiated with no one ex
cept Coits 111-.1 and NlraractM aa to
bultdfiur the canal.
"It la well re nenlxcd hi Internailonhl
law that when the condition, tindar which
a trooty has been ma te have radically
chanffed and new conditions and new de
mands have arleeti, title fact Is an ample
iriStixl for ec-klnto an abrogation or mod -
Iftcatton of the ortatna! Instrument. The
American people desire to build, and mean
to build and control the lathmlan cwnal.
They wish to remove all nbatactes to it by
amicable arrenyemen- In a atiltahle and
hecomitiK miitfli-r The Hay-fhsunoOC-rta
treaty was framed for this object. The
Hecate Is part of Ihe treaty-making power,
and treaties, sent to It for ratification are
not etrlotly treaties, hut projects for
treaties They are still Inc boats. Tha
Menatc, continuing the negotiation begun
by ilr Hay, offers three new pmpod
tlons to England. They aak her to omit
the clause Inviting cstnrr nations to ad
here. which does not touch her at all;
to agree tn unmistakable language to the
auppresalon of the Clay ion-Bill wer treaty
h> the llaj-l'auncefote treaty, which Is
the whole purpose of Ihe negotiation, and
finally to accept the reservation of rights
In time of war which she granted to Tut
key |n the Rue* convention, and of which,
as the present |sscer>r of Kgyirt. she la
now herwelf Hie beneficiary. England*
Intereat In having the canal hull!, be tt
great or small. Is second only to ourw.
We agree that all vessels of commerce ami
o' war shall pass through canal on
the same terms ns mtr own and In war
between other I'owere, we agrea to pre
serve the neutrality of the canal toward
all belligerents It* deference lo tha _
wathes of Nicaragua and Costa Rica In
regard to this treaty, amt not to any. w*
ttwy hereafter make with them, we relin
quish the right to erect permanent foril-
Orations, and although there la no need
of such fortifications the right fo erect
them Is an Importm! right, and Its re
linquishment anew to the last verge of
concession. The vast expense and main
tenance and defense of the canal are
ours and the Amerb-an people will never
permit a canal there which they do not
control, itecause the defense of tha Uni
ted Rtatca overrides every other consid
YEAR'S RAILWAY EARNINGS.
firose Earning* of American Mall*
way. Nearly g 1 .AtIO.fIOOJIOO aa
tIMI.dOO Miles of l.loe.
Washington, Dec. 21.—The preliminary
report on lhe Income account of railway#
In th# United Rtalee for tha year ended
June X). 1900. prepared hy the Interstate
Commerce Commission, contain# returns
of operating rallaay companies represent
ing 190.100 miles of line. Their gross earn
ings were |1.1.*73.0fe1. or 17,77* per mile
of line, of which t398.M1i.7*0 wan passen
ger and 11.0W.2W.*75 freight earnings.
Operating expenses for the last fiscal
year aggregated 63M.Ui.143. or 66.406 per
mi;# of line.
The net earning# of these roada were
6*21.*64.912 for 1900. or *73.110.747 over 1*49.
The total Income was tM4.6U,<U.
The total deduction* from income were
tn>6.ni.(iM The amount of dlvldeeuis de
clared was 6100 100.147. or 627.566.1 M greater
ithan 1*99 The resulting total surptje
Tit. XetuKMirr Skinner Stranded.
1-ewes. Del.. Dec. 21 —Schooner N. H.
flklnncr. Cap 4. E Wheatljr, with .umber
from Wilmington. <N C.. sirandad early
this morning on Cape Henlopen. Tha
Lewes and Henlopen life saver* rescued
t Ita schooner's crow of nine In the
breeches buoy during a severe haltstorax.
Zelw.r and Holden Sentenced.
New fork Dec. 61 Recorder Ooff to
day sentenced Henry Zelmer. ona of tha
Leads of a fraudulent divorce bureau, to
ten years In state prlaon. and Jams. Hol
den. alias Frank Wilson, a orofesetonel
on - r.ipotKixt. t, to three year* la state