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THE best company is the company wnion Doe§ the MOST GOOD.
THE MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE CO. OF NEW YORK.
RICHARD A. McCURDY, President.
ROBERT F. SHEDDEN, General Agent.
As an evidence of the popularity of this great company the following speaks for itself:
No. J CL&.6 ; 3 c>
The Mutual Life Insurance
Company of New York.
Insurance on the Life of
Amount, $ \£~O.Q G O. .
Date, - £ 9 _ 1900.
Term of Life.
Ann*! PPrenm n
For Years, $)
STEAD ON KRUGER
hi* cmmunroß ith hoer
I'HCHIDKXT AT THE H Kil l*
BOERS WILL NOT COMPROMISE
rather i>ik tiiaa
VIKLU Till;in IMH I'I.MirVT..
Mr. Kruger Wo* Derided Iff ft*
Vlall to ftmfrlm—ll.i* Wot Aboftt
rlonnl Hope of an-urln* Support
of linfrnnrali for Arbitration.
Hr .say* EnHah Are "mil'll Mar
In Aooth Africa Like WnafM.
London. Dec. ll.—Dr. William T. Rtead
hap )um returned from The Hague. where
la has ha<l a long conference ftllh Mr.
Kruger and haa ascertained the view*
of Air. Kruger and hlft counsellor. as to
thr present situation and future pros
•Mr. Hi cad haft wrWien thr following for
thr Associated I’rese:
"First of ah. nothing I* deckled about
hlft visit to Atnerl'* at presrnt. Presl
dent Kruger has not abandoned all hope
of securing the support of the govern
ment* of the civilised work! In his demand
for arbitration, t’ntll the Lot govern
ment refuses absolutely to soy a word In
support of tho prlnctplea which they eol
emnly laid down at The Hague confer
ence. Air. Kruger will not partake In pop
ular demonstrations. It Is recognised that
If he cared to do ao he could shako the
continent. The popular enthusiasm for
him 4s unparalleled since Garibaldi's visit
Ic London, hut until his diplomatic mis
sion la eshausted an tipil to the peo
ple cannot even be taken Into considera
tion. Air. Kruger la emphatic In disclaim
ing any desire to Involve other nations in
war In behalf of the Boers. What he asks
Is that the governments which at The
Hague declared their determination to
i so their efforts to secure amicable set
tlement of disputes by means of media
tion and arbitration should make a unlt
• o effort to bring the verdict of the civ
ilised world to Itear on Great Britain.
“ The English. All Kruger sard, 'are
waging this war in Buuth Africa like s.<v.
ages. Tlrcy are burning homes,
destroying dame. cutting trees,
devastating fields and creating
famine. Thev are unable 10 capture De-
Wet but they are mnkins prisoner- of
women and children, who are not treated
wHp ordinary decency. Hundrerls <|f
women .avs been confined In a prison
kraat. naar Port Elisabeth with otilv
one chair, and aevaral of them are **-
peering to become mothers.’
"Aftr. Kruger avers lliat the provlakwa
of The Hague convention and the laws
end usages of war are trampl'd under
foot, end be wants to know whether toe
elgimtorlee of this convention have any
thing to say on the subject
’The man on horselieck at this moment
la not Mr Kruger, but President Bteyn.
lifts Delarey and DsWtt are matters of
the situation, having n better disciplined
and more effective force than thaft which
followed the Vlerkleur fflagl at the out
break of the war. They have plenty of
ammunition nnd replenish their stores
continually from the British convoys.
They have taken enough Lee-Meftford
rrfTes to arm all the burghers now In the
•■yueen Wtlhelmlna 1* kindness Itself,
Bhe ha- displayed pluck. In remarkable
contrast lo the timidity of many of her
"I found the old man's spirits tinshsken
by his reverses. He disclaimed any desire
to humiliate England and said they only
wanted their rights.
■'lt may Interest Americans to know
tho* Air. Kruger's appeal to the civilized
world would he received everywhere with
unanimous enthusiasm were It not foe
the deeft.rooted distrust and Jealousy of
the dynasties of Hspsburg and Hohensot
lem against the President of a republic
If he were a king the courts would have
been open everywhere But the Central
European monarchs dread the popular on
1 huslasm excited by the heroic figure of
the re|s4*llcan President pleading for
'This feeling It Is well to note I* not
shared by Russia
"The Boers will not gsten to any pro
posals for a compromise They ape unan
imous. Falling Imlependeriee or arbitra
tion they will prefer to die lighting "
NO HI IIXKM TH ANAt"r^.
Senate Adlonroe Heeooee of Death
of Mr#. Frye.
Washington. Dec. H.-No business was
tranaaried by the Benaie to-day. The
news of the death of Mrs. William P.
Frye, wife of the president pro tem of
the Senate, was conveyed officially to the
body end out of respect to her memory ad
journment waa taken immediately until
Jen. X, IW.
Senator Fairbanks celled the hody to
order Bev Dr. W. H. Mllburn pro
nounced a beautiful Invocation In which
he feelingly referred to the demise.
The secretary then reed a letter from
Senator Frye appointing Senator Aulr
bsnk- presiding officer during hi* ab
sence from the Senate. The reading of
the Journal waa suspended end at *P.
m. the Senate adjourned until Jen. J. IWI.
THE tftfttt Til HONORED.
GSM. I.ee Ciftfteef of Hoftftor at •*. ! •••
. l/nils. Dec. J 1 -Deecemlenl. of old
puritan stock gathered about the banquet
hoard honored the chlvsln of the ffouth
to-utght at the Mercantile Club el the
sixteenth annuel reunion of the New Kng
-1 aisl Society of Bt. leoulft-
Gen. Fltxhugh Lee of VlrglutM was tha
gueet of honor, end hardly less dlsiln
aulshed were the other gentlemen, who.
with him. shored the honor of sdlreselng
members of the wxSejf They were;
fol La>f*yet*• Young of DeeMolnee. la..
Gen. John W. Noble of Bt . Louts and
Hsv Denial Dorchester, D.D.. also of
thla city The cuatom* of the f
weie (ivntkeie.l with reverence and the
ato. k from which the> were descende-l
were dtecueeed xrtth all (hat ardor for
xrbieh the St. Isouls descendants of the
Pilgrim* are noted Gen. Lae aooke to
tha toast "The Army and Lbs Ngvy •(
the Luted States."
THE MORNING NEWS: SATURDAY. DECEMBER 22. moa
ABE S GUCKENHEIMER
IMPORTER. JOBBER AND
r*—FLOUR, liquors. TOBACCO and CIGARS—T*
217,219. 221,223 A 225 BAV STREET, WtJT,
2,4, 6A 8 JEFFERSON STREET.
Mr. CORNELIUS F. MOSES, Manager,
MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY OF NEW YORK,
MY DEAR SIR: Savannah, Ga.
It gives me much pleasure to hand you herewith my check for 81,856.25,
in payment of the first premium on ray policy, No. 1096130, for 850,000,
In your company.
I beg further to say that before taking out this policy with the Mu
tual Life Insurance Company of New York I had under careful cone Iderall on
various policies from eight of the other leading life Insurance companies
of the United States doing business in Savannah. The fact of my having
placed this amount with your company le the best evidence that I consider
ed the contract offered by you, through your special representative, Mr.
M. Hyams, Jr., superior to any of the others.
With kindest regards and best wishes for the continued success of
yourself, Mr. Hyams, and the company that you have the honor to represent,
I beg to remain, Yours very sincerely,
CORNELIUS F. MOSES, Manager Eastern Georgia.
MAY PUT RAILROADS OUT.
st yti: mm* eytiuk coathoi.
OF ATLANTA DEFOT
l.cnrs la Railroad and Atlanta A
West Point Helped to Erect Build-
In* aftid ihi Have Alel Paid An>
Mental—Stale Holds That Theft
Have bo Ownership in Hulldln*
nnd Must Pas Bent bike tfce Heat.
Humored change of X., C. A ft*. L.
tn a INvlaion of the la>ulavllle aad
Atlanta. Dec. 21.—1 t falls out that cer
tain of those roads which have threaten
ed to withdrew from the t'nlnn ilcpot.
may not he allowed to do so. Instead, the
stele may put them out. It has been dis
covered that three particular roads ara
not paying any rent for the privilege of
using the ahtd. Indeed, they are dividing
with the state the rental received from the
Southern and the Beahoard, and Mr. Du
rand. The state Insists that they shall
pay henrefoth. and for some time hack.
The rootle Insist that they Will not; that
the shed Is as much their own as any
body else-. And It Is likely that the
courts will be called upon to arbitrate
these conflicting claims.
At a meeting of tho Railroad Commis
sion last summer the commissioner* di|-
ped n little Into the history of the depot.
They learned, among other facts con
nected with that celebrated and compli
cated slru lure, tha; when K was erected
In IX7O. tho Georgia and the Atlanta and
West Point subscribed equally with the
state r*vt to the fund which paid for the
shed’s erection, under sn agreement to
be allowed to use it, rent free.
That was thirty years ago. and the slate
thinks that the roads long since gut their
money's worth. But the roads maintain
that no agreement es to the length of time
a- made, and that they still and always
will have an ownerahlp In the shed, and
that they have not and will not pay any
Now, (ha Leglslnture having acted or
having failed ro art, wlMch la the same In
effect and thereby cut the Gordian knot
ao far aa the elate Is concerned, the mat
ter will probably be renewed. There
UMiu to be a dlvleton of opinion as to
whether the lessees of the state road, or
the slate Itarlf. should Inaugurate the
ejectment proceedings. If they ere Inaugu
Prominent railroad men hold, however,
that the stele l the proper party to act.
They say that if the state road wishes to
try and become the eol* rent-free user of
the shed. It would have to appeal to the
state to tie put tn possession: and there
fore, that if the state, regardless of the
withe* of thr Western and Atlantic,
wants the other roads thrown out. or
made to pny up. It can begtn action with
out the content of the Western and At
There will shortly he a .■emferaner be.
tween President J W. Thornes, of the
Western and Atlantic rosrt. and the slate
officials, to (V ide upon whether or not
action shall he begun, and In whet wa>
That action will be begun, there seems
to be no doubt. It Is reported tn railroad
circles that important than*** will occur
next July In the Nashville. Chattanooga
and 8t Emil- railroad It Is wild that
President J W. Thomas will retire from
the presidency of the Nashville. I tie Me
nooga and 8t lon I- Railroad, and that
the Nashville. Chattan*e*ta and 8t Iseul*
will tie made n division of llic Isnilavllle
tn <1 N vlii I!. .-!■ iii. s nil l W ‘1 !iom
as, Jr., as siipeftnt'-udent MaJ Thomas,
It is said, will retire of his own accord,
desiring to take some rest, after Ills long
service In Ihe railroad business The an
isiuncemeni of the * bangs# will probably
cause a great deal of surprise in rail
MaJ Thomas has been at the head of
the Nashville, ("hottahm.ga and 81. land*
for a number of year.
FOR OOIAKUK ATHLETIC*.
Anwaal Afeetlu* of Southern Asso
ciation Meld leuterdoj.
Oxford. Mias.. Tec. R.-The annual
meeting of Ihe Southern lnter-Colleglate
Athletic Association met here to-day.
lsr. W. L. Dudley, who hae been for
many years the moving spirit In the as
sociation. being absent on account of
sickness. Prof. John Lombard of Cumber
land I'nlverwlty presided, No changes
were made hi the .onetltutlon Of the as
sociation. It wee derided to hold the next
annual meeting at the Cnlversliy o 1 North
Carolina. The time of the annual meet
ing was changed to the last Saturday be
fore Christmas. It was decided to hold
the annual field meet at Tulane Enlvers
|ty In May next. The following officer*
Dr W. I-. Dudley of Vanderbilt, presi
dent; Prof W. M Riggs of Clemson Col
lege tfl. C.). vice president; Prof A. la.
Honduran!. Enlverslty of Mtenlselppl. sec
retary end treasurer.
Prof Patterson of the Enlverslty of
Georgia, and Prof I arm bard of Tulane
Enlverslty were elected member* of tb
llftgt till MEI.I.EHS LIABLE.
Far Death of Aten to Whom They
Springfield. 111*.. Dec. SO—The Supreme
i-,*irt looter rendered en opinion affirm
ing Judgment tn the case of Hugh M.
Shorn vs. Eutrlna Weber, tn which It 1*
heal that dram shop keepers are liable
for the death of a man who lose* hie life
by reason of having become Intoxicated
on liquor sold or given lo him by them.
Dr. Hodge# to ftsreeetl llsater he-
Richmond. V#., Dec. lE—Dr. J. Alll
m Hodges of this city, formerly of
North Carolina, has been elected presl
dteit of the Enlvenstty College of Medi
cine to succeed the late Dr. Hunter Mc-
atorso and Meaty Soon fall.
Newport News. Dec. R—A storm la
coming up the mast. At Lrehal. only
eight miles from Here, the snowfall to-day
Is a heavy as anv ever seen there.
Kft-liet. AA olcott Dead.
Boston. Dec. It.-Former Gov Roger
Wolcott died 1! his residence In this city
to-da>. He had been Ml wttn fever
ter Hvtril weeks.
R. G. DUN & CO.'S REVIEW.
IIOIJDAY 111 *l\FJ** THOWS Fill.
\n I.nil Im Iron nml Mrel MRnnlm
fnrinc Thin Irjir-MIIU nul *!•
rr<m il‘<l With Ori|pr Which %% 111
Tkr Thrm Montha to I'llM I
Urrllnrd SR Oats m. T-a-Mlm
of VI not % cr? Hvirf—f otfMi Firm
ly Hr Id l>rapio Urgr Fori %r
Nrw York. I>cc II —R G Dun A- Cos, *
WMkty Hrvlf*w of Tr*<sc to-morrow will
Hrttrr weather condition* on thr At
lantlc rroiftoord and pronounced activity
In dtPtrllnitlon of oil atopic Horn of mrr
< Imndioo at Houthcro dtlow hare Impart
ed a Nightly more nggrr-rlvr* tone to
*eocrwl tan-me** iMNIn-tlvr holiday tni*-
lnc*, wftioh at thin period of the oeaaort
mean* retail dlatrlbutlon, haa xhowu fur
ther troirmpin#rM no rc*ng>lalnt la
hitrd from any quarter, while tha jewei
ry trada la much nv*rt active than for
irveral yrara part.
I't* hanged conditions In the leading
manufacturing Industry during the last
week before the hot Id eye mean much At
this time In otdinary esrs furn'-et done
down In large numbers and dullurt* la
general at mills and ehopa where Iron
and steel ara handled. Instead of reduc
tion of working force or cone reel <me In
price thla year, however, retort* from
the principal eltlrei Indicate the existence
few soles era made at
level, despite (ouch talk of cheaper ere
next year. Fuel declined about eem*
a ton recently, but this I* as far as the
cost of the raw material he* been reduc
ed. Ill* seldom inaalble to secure prompt
delivery of partially manufactured f 'rtne
or ttnished product* and each week tirillgs
more orders from abroad, while Ihe No
vember statement of British exports
*how another decree** numeral With
last year In these product*. Tin again
dropped Sharply, taking Ihe price nisei!
10 eenls below the top end altrnwt to tits
level prevailing a year ago
Other Industrie* exhibit the same In
difference tt> precedent Instead of holi
day quiet In the wool market the last
week s figures of *•.** at the tnree chief
Eastern market* amount to l.iU.nti
pound*, against ,7K.*K> in the preceding
week, and \MI.Ut two wesks ago while
a year ago the aggregate had fallen to
7 Sl2.W' pounds from an average of over
li.nco.OUO pound* Mi the two previous
week-. I’rlcss are steady hut show nu
recovery from the recent decline ami man
ufacturer* purchase only raw material to
fl|; outer- Another decline appeared in
hides at Chicago, teamg the average back
to the level prevailing two months sgt.
leather v* leo easier, but the finished
product was well sustained by ahipment*
from Boston of fto.Bft cases, which 1* by
far the largest movement in recent week*.
New order# are fewer In number, but
shops tiave cuotracl* for montha ahead
Lo. al jobbers nave accomplished much
more than wo# espedsd.
Cotton Is Itrmlv Iteld. despite arrivals
at iftotithern |>ona far In esceas of last
year and little encouragement received
from ftpln&grt, Crop tpucguaoa point to
* the MFBf,MOTS’ NATIONAL BASK
' ~ _ 1 _^^ .
a yield about equal to Mr. Kllloon'a rati
mat** of rrowtr‘m**r>t ■*
Whtm ia quirt. r atr*>iratlfiir
AiJ.TW boafertft In-t y* r.
wh.lr Ailantli* r*|ara wrrr 2.7**1.411 buah
rla. flour InclifM, agalttat 1.2JG.1M In th**
ustnr wppk of t**rn *l
vmi'H N|Mln to alrut 7 cent 9
above* laat vrar'a Irvrl. without lmr>or
tan! tiiWc Thr nHv**ni‘*it I** mu h tip v
-irr. for thrrr wet-kH of It mlrr r*< ripta
•HVMintrl to 14 7*2.2T7 NlihrN,
9 PH.IOM. whilr Atlantk* r*prt< a>rr IS.*
244,7‘J0 laihi*|p. agamat 11 ii-./JIH In IWr.*
lelqutftlatlon In roffrr *auord a hravy vol
•inir of option IranaartkHia and largely In
rrraard ratlmntrv of thr nrai Hraill *mp
took No. 7 1110 down to thr lowrat prtrr
of thr yrar. whlrh la 3 irnt* tr-low thr
top fiolnt. Thr prrarnt flgurr la atilt morr
than a rrnt atmvr ian yrar'a w*akrt
a|M)t, and rrcrlpta art* 2W*>i> h.tg* largrr.
Kallurra for thr wrrk wrr* 2M In thr
rnitrti Htatra. ngalnat 23* laat yrar and IN
In Canada, agalnta % iawt jrr.ir
Mnrr Napldan Hn Urnwntl
N>[iort Nrwa. Vm , lrc. !l Thr
Chra4|rtikr and Ohio linrr Itaptdan wrnt
agrtxind tr* Hampintt Roads ymirrday aft
rrnoon. but floatrd lait night at high
tidr. and prmrrdrd to IJvrrpMl Thrm
la no fnafh In thr rrport that thrrr la
a battlrahlp agrouial
Thr Gaahoat %nnapulla I loaf•*!.
Norfolk. Va.. Drc. 21 —T>ir 1-nllrd
Htatra gutthoal Atm.i jh>.h hl<h ran
aground oppoaftr Umtwri k fVrfnt rarly
thm morntng. war ftontr<l in thr Mftrrnonn
by tug*. Thr vroaH la not thought to b
Fig ( klrago Firm Ifeamaard g.VMNMt.
tlikafo, Drc. 21—Hrara. fUK‘Mi-k A
Cos ' flvr-atory warrhouar at 171 and 179
Wrnt Ad.imr afrrr?. war tlirn*-;/*d to thr
rstrnt of by fire to-day.
I-arge. rich, plump, sweet fruit An
1-lb. box 10c
Imported Milage. 5-crown,
ell absolutely new; guaranteed good
(> pounds... SI.OO
THE S. t BRANCH C 0„
Cort.er Broughton and Whtiaksr.
, J'uonr* 7*.
WILL NOT FINISH THIS WEEK.
HAVING lAftftl 111 % TO fORTIXn
FOR AHHII.E MiVdlH.
Outlet Keller Tells of His right
\A Ilk Hon. —( odet Hlttlsoo Throws
l.lftihl on !, the Trookie startftel.
I edrts el thr Point derm tn Ito n
liuod I Sen I of Flgklldf—Mhlsg Mo
Fnr. HftSdPf, to Skew Ao ft Mrs
fat Practice* at the Aeodeftny.
West Point. N. Y . Dec. X -The mlll
tsry court of Inquiry Into the nlleged
brutal rases of basing, which are us St to
hove caused the death of ('shift Book
end Brelh, will not be able to finish tls
work this week.
The remainder of the testimony prob
ably will tie secured by the end of next
Tco-day thr rtory of thr fight brtwaan
Keller and Boo* In Fort Putnam on Au
. im. was told by Keller himself es well
as b> some of the seconds end the sen
tinels wlsi were posted lo wstch for f-
Ix-er* who might MUertere Theftr account
did tuft differ fnwn those of the other writ
(esses. w! said Boos laid down without
is-lng hurt Heversl witnesses lesltfled to
ft he teik of mental vltahty posaeeaod by
Root and Inetructor of MathetnutlO*
l.ieut W. F. Cm said that his mem at
nu dities were Insufficient fto enable him
to pass the necessary evsmlnettone, with
the Infereueo that H was uti thla accouftftt
that Bone resigned rather than he fsund
A letter wai in court from toe
Rrv Ur Allison of Bristol. Po. It '*o
vrl*4i In >*pi)f lo th* on* published from
Cad*t Burnett. presMent of tbs Toon*
Mhii Christian Assoelatlon *1 the acad
emy. I)r Alliron mu that Boos was not
t, non to mil novrlr hidden In * BUM#.
t- Ba l*t Prentice test Hied to-day ih*< he
Into* readmit • |MP*r-h**ll llt hid
den li.std* Of * HI bio, but ho could not
toll Mi* name of It-
CtArt " It Umilmm of Kentucky who
upok* t.. Mom when the latter was loin*
work, rorroclln* hint for noi cot
,rir* his poet property. w*s tailed. in
t<> Men Brook*. B*tU**n askwowt-
l ß .il that It was * viol*Moo of tho r**-
llion to talk to th* man on *u*rd and
ai-> Mist th* n*ht la-tween Boo* and K*l-
wui the out com* of that inerferemro.
ip-n Brook*, .p-akln* vsry ancrtly.
tohl Betuson that h* h.iri no right to plao*
Boo* In that iwsltlou
Cadet Krrd U D**n of T**as, who,
B t„.n a ■ in th* academy fought
.til up|i*r floss man. and wsa only beatan
after rtthtln* dHy-*t*ht rounds, wo* 000
of tn* last witnesses* Urn In* th* tnvee
tutsMon It wn* said by som* wltne****
that U*n hsd Iv*n toha*.o sane* to
I loo* lain said h* did no. n member
bavin* don* so. but h* mt*bt hav*. How -
.vr ft* was poattly* that no fore* wa*
used on Boo*. ll* said h* took pity on
Boo* nd wsnt*d him lo bro** P • thht
he would f**l oo>l.
Nothin* addin ml n th* evidence to-day
showed that the** was any brutal basin*
lira*tlr*d at th* academy. and th* trend
o' th* evidence went to show that neither
I too* nor Kreth wan t*o*#**sed of the
necessary meet*, rapacity to *o through
tl entire count of s.udiw n.cary Car