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The Currency Bill Goes Through by a
Large Majority.
All of the Ri-pulillcun* Vote for the
Ntuure nn<l Klevrii Democrat* Help
Them Oat—It lit Panted I nder Special
WASHINGTON. Dec. 19—The cur
rency bill, which watt debated taut
week, was passed today by tho house,
by a vote of 190 to 160. It had the
lug to Illness, and one of his colleagues
the house, of eleven democrats, Messrs.
Clayton, Briggs, Fitzgerald. 1 m
Buppert, Scudder, Underhill anebr
•on of New York; McAIeer of Pen.
sylvania, Denny of Maryland, and
Thayer of Massachusetts. All of the
other democrats voted against the
measure, or were paired against it ex
cept John Walter 8mitn, governor
elect from Maryland, Stallings of Ala
bama and General Joseph Wheeler of
Stallings of Alabama had not been
present in the house this session, ow
unlted support of every republican In
announced that If present he would
have voted In the negative. General
Wheeler is serving In the Philippines.
When the speaker announced the re
mit the republicans cheered lustily.
After the vote the speaker rather
unexpectedly announced the commit
tee selections and the reading of tho
list# was followed with Intense eager
new by the member, whose opportun
ities for distinction depend largely
upon the committee assignments.
The only incident In connection with
the lists was Uulloy's Interrogatory of
the speaker as to whether General
Wheeler's name had been placed upon
|| the committee on ways and means,
v Speaker Henderson responded In tho
Announcement of the death of the
late Representative Bland of Missouri,
which occurred last summer, caused
an early adjournment.
The vote upon the currency bill was
taken immediately after the reading
of the journal. Neither a motion to
recommit nor an offer of a substitute
was in order by the terms of the spe
cial rule under which the house was
Gaines of Tennessee asked if It was
lit order to recommit with instructions
to report back to a free coinage bill.
"It Is not," replied the speaker.
The bill was then read a third time
and placed on its final passage.
“I demand the yeas and nays," said
Overstreet of Indiana, in charge of the
bill. Members rose on both sides ea
masse to second the demand. "Evl
adently a sufficient number,” said the
speaker. “The clerk will call the
The roll call was followed with much
Interest. There was no demonstration
: when the democrats who broke away
from the majority of their party voted
In the affirmative. The clerk called
the names of the democrats who de
clined to respond twice on each roll
call. Every republican voted for the
The democrats who voted for the
hill were: Clayton of New York,
llenny of Maryland. Briggs of New'
.York, Fitzgerald of New York, Levy
’of New Yo*-k, McAleer of Pennsylvan
ia, Rupperts of New York, Scudder of
New York, Thayer of Massachusetts,
Underhill of New York, Wilson of New
Paired against the bill: Catihingj
of Mississippi, Campbell of Montana,
Brossard of Louisiana, Robertson of
Louisiana, Davey of Louisiana.
When the speaker announced the
pasage of the bill by a vote of 190 to
150 the republicans cheered.
Resolution CcndeniuliiK III* ti|irrfli »■
Boer War.
CHICAGO. Dec. 19.—Public advocacy
of Great Britain's side in the South
African war by Dr. E. Benjamin An
drews, superintendent of public schools
in Chicago, was the cause of resolu
tions being introduced in the elty
council council tonight calling for his
lesignatlon or his immediate suspen
sion and removul from his position
by the board of education should ho
Ignore an Invitation to step down. The
head of the public schools was sub
jected to n heated denunciation by
Alderman Ctillerton. the mover of the
|resolutions. The resolutions were re
ferred to the committee on schools.
Hobbrr <irl* Trno|>«' Minify,
CHKTKNNB, Wyo. Dae 1» it is
officially announced that III the rob
bery of the Pacific Express offii a in
this city u week ago the (tackage of
money which was en route to Port
Husm-ll from the paymaster's office In
lienver to pay the troops stationed
there, was taken. There was over
fl.hOO In the package. The express
r< rnpany at once turned the full
amount of the loss over to the pay
master in Denver.
U»*M Is Klftlbal HmIiX.
I I.ONC..N Dec !».- -Inofficial in
•’■tries at Windsor castle last night
elicited tho response that the queen,
although depressed by the news from
South Africa, la In eareilent health.
Her majesty will go to after
I'hrlatmas If cheering news from the
trout is received
Ohsstlag VlevisM mt is. Wales
HAVANA Iter. It A <tang of lour
teen grnve dlasers, super's rtided by
chaplain t'hldwtck. and l*r devour,
%- gan the eahumalion. in CVdun r«n<
•tery today, of the remains if the \i«
.isia of the Maine
Aa the voffine were raised to the
(reveal de the remains t »re Intmedi*
iiely pia<*4 In %*.. iie I coffin* pre
pared with lime and »hart ml i> »t >«•*.
liter which more lime i n«i charcoal
sere need nn I then the •«met were
'arrted a few yards «*«i
MMtha nailed down a ad
lasted the ltd' Ih*
tiarliy painud Mu
where tin
um>> being dew
Oiea on Firing l.lne, n Vlttlm «o Itnllrt of
Filipino Sharpshooter,
MANILA, Dec. 20.-Major General
Henry V/. Lawton has been shot and
killed at San Mateo. He was standing
In front of his troops, was shot in the
breast and died immediately.
General Lawton started from Manila
last night with cavalry under Captain
Lockett and battalions of the Twenty
fifth and Twenty-seventh infantry un
der Lieutenant Colonel Sargent, for
the purpose of capturing San Mateo,
where Geronomo was srid to have 300
General Lawton left home Monday
night and had returned from his north
ern operations Saturday to lead an ex
pedition through Marlqulna valley,
which has been an insurgent strong
hold throughout the war. The valley
bad several times been invaded, but
never held by the Americana. General
Seronomo was supposed to have there
the largest organized force north of
Manila and General Otis wished to
garrison Marlqulna. The night was
one of the worst of the season. A ter
rific rain had begun and is still con
tinuing. , „
Accompanied by his staff and 1 roop
I, Fourth cavalry, General Lawton set
out at 9 o'clock in advance of the main
force, consisting of the Eleventh cav
alry and one battalion each of the
Twentieth and Twenty-seventh Infan
try which started from La I.oma at
midnight. With a small escort he led
the way through an almost pathless
country, a distance of fifteen miles over
hills and hrough canebreak and deep
mud, the horses climbing the rocks
and sliding down the hills. Before day.
break the command had reached the
head of the valley.
Ban Mateo was attacked at S o clock
and a three hours’ fight ensued. This
resulted in but few casualities on the
American side apart from the death of
General Lawton, but the attack was
difficult because of the natural defenses
of the town.
General Lawton was walking along
the firing line within 300 yards of a
small sharpshooters' trench, conspicu
ous in the big white helmet he always
wore and a light yellow raincoat.
He was also easily distlngishable
because of his commanding stature.
The sharpshooters n tree ten weim
close shots, which clipped the glass
nearby. His stall officers called Oen
cral Lawton's attention to the danger
he was in, but he only laughed with
his usual contempt for bu'lets. b
Buddenly he exclaimed, "I am shot,
clenching his hands in a desperate ef
fort to stand erect, and lell into the
arms of a staff officer.
Orderlies rushed across the field for
surgeons, who dashed up immediately,
hut their efforts were useless. The
body was tuken to a dump of husV.cs
and laid upon a stretcher, the famil
iar white helmet covering the face of
the dead general.
Almost at this moment the cneera
of the American troops rushing into
San Mateo were mingling with the
rifle volleys.
After the light six stalwart cavalry
men forded the river to the town, car
rying the litter on their shoulders, the
staff preceding-with the colors and a
cavalry escort following.
The troops filed bareheaded, through
the building where the body was laid
and many a tear fell from the eyes of
men who had long followed the intrep
id Lawton. The command was stiick
en with grief, as though each man had
suffered a personal loss.
Owing to the condition of the coun
try, which is impassible o far a.; ve
hicles are concerned, the body t ottld
not lie brought to Manila today. Mrs.
Lawton and the children a*e living in a
government house.
Jody of Olvmpiit'K Flag MiMitvnanl Sent
to AtlHIltH.
WASHINGTON. Dec. 20.—The re
mains of the late Lieutenant Brumby
were escorted to the railway today
with full naval hours and sent to At
lanta, Ga., for interment. The casket
was wrapped in the American flag. The
escort was made up of a detachment
of marines from the barracks here,
headed by the Marine band, all under
command of Lieutenant Commander
McCrea, U. S. N. There were many
floral tributes from Admiral Dewey
and friends and relatives of the' de
ceased. Six sailors from the navy
yard served as th“ pallbearers.
Admiral Dewey, with the Georgia
congressional delegation, Mrs. Hay
ward. sister of the deceased, ard Mr.
and Mrs. A. Dubarry, accompanied the
cortege from the hospital to the rail
way station, t pon reaching Atlanta
the remains will be placed in the Hay
ward vault at Oakland cemetery.
Mrti >leiti!M*r« « I* itII i'on* 1*1 era
tion From till*
WASHINGTON. !>oc. JO. Speaker
Henderson today announced the com
mittees of the house of representatives.
It proved to have very few surprises,
as ths speaker preserved the time
honored custom of following precedent
a« to old members, leaving them In
their old chairmanships aud places
and gradually advancing them as va
cancies occur
The important new chairmanship*
are those of llruslus of Pennsylvania,
i hairman of banking and currency;
Grosvenor of Ohio merchant marine
aud Ssherlea; Southland of Ohio. coin
age, and Cooper of Wiscon-ln. the
newly formed committee on insular
• resist % lisa saera la
WASHINGTON Dev .0 Wiliam
Allen, the in tally appointed senator
from Nebraska was pres-m when the
senate convened yestrrda) nnd at tk»
ronelu>Ion of like rending of the four
ml Thurston Nebraska I te l ollaugoe
pr.aanted him St IM se.>et*l) s desk,
■here tbe oath of ogk e nan admin la
It red.
The Annaclal Mil paaael t»y tbe k ovine
• as received from th* h *>«*<■ ant si
he sugg<e*t ia of Aldrich I' Mate I viand
• hairm>a of tbe dnaitce «<-mmtltee f
wna rtf-1ted to 'bat lenwitln
ii nn
Supreme Court Reverses Decision folding
His Bondsmen Liable.
Similar DcrUinu Haniifd l)o«n in th*
Omaha National lliink i'aao — Tim Ntw
luauranre I.anr A Wo Knorltail Out by
the Supreme Court Other .Mm tars of
Interest In Nebraska.
LIN'CON’, Dec. 21.—The supreme
court adjourned and handed down de
cisions In a number of important state
The decision of the dlstr/ct court of
Douglas county holding the sureties of
former State Treasurer Hartley liable
on his official bond was reversed and
remanded. The decision of the court
of the same county in fuvor of the
Omaha National Hank In the stilt of
the state to recover on the $200,000
warrant paid by that institution to
Hartley was also reversed and remand
The decision of the court in the
Hartley bondsmen case holds that the
governor only approves u bond of a
state official and that the same does
not become binding until filed with the
secretary of state. The failure of an
official to file a bond within the time
required by law creates a vacancy in
that office.
W***»r Iiihiiranrr Law.
LINCOLN, Dec. 31.—Sections 36 and
37 of the Weaver Insurance law, pro
vidlng for the payment of fees for li
censes and levying of taxes by the in
surance commissioners, were declared
unconstitutional, leaving the entire
act void. The decision, however, does
not say that the legislature has no
authority to change the insurance su
pervision from the auditor's office to
a commission created by a legislative
act. It is held that the taxation sec
tions were the inducement for the
passage of the act. According to the
decision the law contravenes section 1
of article ix of the constitution, which
provides that every person or corpora
tion shall pay a tax In proportion to
the value of his or her property. This'
decision of the court will, of course,
knock out the new insurance depart
ment, and it is not liaely that the au
ditor will allow the salary claims of
the insurance employes.
Judge Norval, in writing the opin
ion on the insurance commission case,
closes as follows:
“If the motive inducement which
prompted the enactment of said chair
ter 47 was merely a desire to transfer
the Insurance department of the state
from the auditor to the governor, as
suggested by counsel for respondent, it
is very evident that the act would
most likely have been differently
framed and the provisions of said sec
tions 36 and 37, so far as they attempt
to exempt insurance companies from
taxation, would have been omitted
therefrom. While during the investi
gation of the subject it lias been our
desire to sustain the law, we have
oeen irresistibly forced to the conclu
sion that the entire aet must fail by
reason of the unconstitutional provi
sions therein contained, which have
already been pointed out."
Mining; Company Formed.
COLUMBUS, Neb.. Dec. 21.—The or
ganization of a large mining corpora
tion, to be known an the Butte Mining
and Milling company of Columbus,
Neb., lias been completed. The pur
pose of the company as stated in its
articles of incorporation is "the buy
ing. selling and leasing of mineral
and other lands, and the mining and
milling of all kinds of ores in the
states cf Nebraska, Wyoming and
South Dakota." Three hundred
thou-tarfl shares of non-asaes sable
stock *3 the authorized capital stock.
The (•^corporators comprise the follow
ing capitalists: George D. Willis,
Leotard Hohl, E. <». Brown. William
H. Ben ham, Dennis M. Sullivan, Hud
srh I. Murdock. Andrew Anderson, Ole
7*. Roen, O. C. Shannon, William A.
Davies and James H. Davies.
to llmllr*.
LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 21.—A corps
of undertakers left San Francisco Oc
tober 25 for the purpose of locating,
disinterring and shipping to their
country the remains of all soldiers
burled in the Philippines and at Hon
olulu. It is Intended to complete the
work by the close of winter. Appli
cants to remains will he notified by
telegraph from Sail Francisco when
the bodies ure received there and will
be shipped to the destination request
ed at the expense of the government.
Unclaimed Itodles will be burled at
the Presidio. This Information has
l.een furnished Adjutant tooieral Bar
ry by the war department.
Tsr »nil fMlh.r* fur SI, I'rlrr.
AUBURN. Nat), Dec 21— A man
who gate his name as St. Peter and
who was at work on the new court
house was arretted a few days ago fot
undue exposure of hi* iierson. After
lying In Jail for several days he wiji
released, only to resume the same* Then a lusty of Indig
nant rltlsens treated h-.m to a du.e of
tar and feathers and nftllled him that
If the offense was repea'ed he would la*
I treated still more rw fitly, lie has
left tew a
I Is the Issue of
ttrtglnal loveph
I dl*rs nnd sailors
i |t. Jam*« Rwtag
• rd M t la no
Riats’tlM and
Knlgh , dead liu|
Renewal WT|!tam
- I«
Increase Htdio
i <«!«. IIS *o |M
Hats* we and
Mt*«*a«, t ebim <ii
Pherson. sol
Hall county
t ieorgi w
Use I West Ida 1 ieweiifg
ltd u Hi.
One 91
J Mi
it. >. ;,
KlvuoL |s
f< loltr
.d »iv
N>l»r.-«sk;i llenl Sugar Auorlation Want*
the Duty Ketallied.
LINCOLN, Neb., Dec, 23.—The next
annual convention of the Nebraska
Beet Sugar association will be held in
Omaha, Tuesday, February 6, 1901
The selection was made at a special
meeting of the association called by
President Ames to consider legislation
against the sugar beet interests of the
slate, at which the following resolu
tions were adopted:
"Whereas, The beet sugar industry
of Nebraska and other states has suf
fered continuously since its inaugur
ation from changes of political und
economical conditions, adverse legis
lation and events beyond the power of
producers to control; and
"Whereas, It is certain that the re
duction or abolition of duties on cane
sugar grown in the West Indies and
Philippine Islands, historically the
very sugar of our home producers
have been protected against for nearly
a century, would put in Jeopardy the
hopes and welfare of our farmers;
"Whereas, We have every reason to
believe a powerful combination, with
practically unlimited capital, contain
ing individuals who already own sugar
estates in Cuba, is at this moment ac
tively working to secure such reduc
tion or abolition of duties for their
own selfish gain; therefore be it
"Resolved, That it Is the duty of our
senators and members of the house of
representatives to hold the interests
of their own constituents nearer to
themselves than the rehabilitation of
the Spanish islands with the conse
quent advantage of the sugar trust;
"Resolved, That our senators and
representatives are hereby urged to
use all energy to prevent legislative or
executive acts that will expose our
promising industry, which has suffered
loo many shocks already, to a compe
tition peculiarly unfair to our local
Resolutions were adopted in recog
nition of the work of the state uni
versity in the interests of the beet
sugar industry.
IncmiHA in Fr^ifrlit i luirj-M.
LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 25.-On De
cember 1 the various railroads doing
business in Nebraska put into oper
ation for the second time during the
past three years the system of charg
ing for the transportation of all kinds
of freight by the loo pounds instead
of by the car lot. It is claimed by
shippers that this is an increase in
rates and the State Board of Trans
portation came to this conclusion
efter a thorough investigation in 1897.
After the change was announced by
the railroads several weekH ago the
matter was taken up by the Board of
Transportation, but no action was
taken at the time for the reason, it
was asserted, that the new tariff sheets
had not been published and that there
was no way of ascertaining whether
the adoption of the new system would
increases rates. A few days later the
tariff sheets were issued and an ex
amination showed that the rates
named were similar, in most instances,
to those charged under the 100-pound
system in 1897.
New Normal School llulhlhiKft
FRKMONT, Neb., Dec. 23.—The new
buildings of the Fremont Normal
school will be nearly flnisned and
ready for use at the beginning of ttie
winter term. An addition to the
dormitory has been built, so there
are now rooms for 420 students. The
rooms are lighted by electricity and
pach lias a radiator and water. The
main dormitory building is 420x34.
with two wings each 126x34 and two
stories in height. There Is a hand
some tower at the center of the build
ing. The old part of the main build
ing has been extensively remodeled,
the entire building now containing
twenty-three recitation rooms. The
chapel, which Is in the second story
or the new part, lias a seating capac
ity of 1,200. The seuts are opera
From III** Atljutniit
LINCOLN, Neb,, Dec. 23.—Colonel
George Lyon, Jr., A. D. C., haw been
authorized by Adjutant General Marry
to recruit company H, First regiment
of the Nebraska national guard, to be
located at Nelson.
General orders No. 26. Issued by
General Harry this morning, amends
paragraph 367 of the and regu
lations of the Nebraska national
guard, which makes It the duty of
the udjutant general to assist those
having claims against the I'nlted
Slates for pensions, bounty or back
pay for military service during the
civil war, by adding thereto the words
"and for disabilities Incurred In line
of duty while serving in the armies of
the I'nlted States.”
.loliii It'tiailtfrir !>l«*« In Trs*«
FREMONT. Neb, Dec. 23. John
Homberg, a prominent citizen ot
Dtatae county und a member of the
board of supervisors, died at Houston
Te*., where he went about a week
ago for hU health. He had Iteen a
sufferer for years from stomach and
liver troubles, which caused his death
Deceased was born in Germany six
ty-three year* ago, and had resided
In I lodge county thirty two years, the
last few year* being spent in rtrrihner
tie leaves In good circumstances a
widow and four children The body
will be brought home from Houston.
I sen*
I.IMUI.N. Neb. Dae. 23 Mint*
I reastirer Reserve paid out more
money Wednesday than on any other
day during hta term «f service The
pnyment was large owing to the 41s
horsemen! nf the school apportion
went ll happened that the warrant*
on that fund poured in very lively
the total pay insult fur the day waa
|| juueu. and of that amount III* <n»o
*ag avhoul money Much of the n houl
tanney w III gu to tea* hern ana • til
• ome in handy fur th" purr has# e>
t krbtMM pi event*
To Appear in Court at Hastings to He
new Bond,
Two Nobmikii Women to lie l*ro«ecate«l
for Violation of the Female Labor Law
—A Scheme for the A«lvertl*ln|f of Ne
braska— Miscellaneous Matter* Here
And There
HASTINGS, Neb., Dev. 19.—MIks VI
ola Horloeker arrived Saturday, uc
lompanled by her sister, Mrs. Hayes.
They were met at the depot by her
bt other-ln-Iaw, Mr. George Hayes, and
were immediately driven to the fam
ily residence.
Miss Horloeker will appear before
Judge Heall Monday morning, at which
time district court convenes. At that
time she will renew her bond of f.i.uoo
to appear at the next Jury term, some
time in January, 1he Jury having been
excused for this term on account of
the fact that Judge Beall's successor
will he Inaugurated early In January,
necessarily making the time loo short,
to try such an Important, rase. After
Hip renewal of her bond. Miss' Hor
loeker will Immediately return to Illi
nois and remain there until the next
term of court.
Nrlirmht Kduiatioiml l»lr»rliirj.
LINCOLN, Nel>., Dec. 19.—Ktate
Superintendent Jackson lias begun
the distribution of the Nebraska Kdu
latlonal directory, which contains a
list of all county superintendents, the
number of schools and teachers em
ployed In each county, the salary paid,
average daily attendance and financial
condition o*. each year. The i um
inary of these statistics for the school
year ending July 11, is as follows:
Counties . 90
Districts . 6,it)3
School houses . 6,678
Teachers required . 6,686
Different teachers em
ployed . 9,608
Average mouthy salary of
teachers . 537.70
Children of school uge
(5-21) . 366.069
Total enrollment . 273,919
Average dally attendance 173,930
Average length of term
(days) . 133
Valno of property.$8,944,534.19
Total of teachers' wages.. 2,449,833.88
Amount paid for books
and supplies . 154,667.58
Total expenditure . 8,712,016.98
Cost of education per pupil
(by enrollment) . 12.99
Cost of education per pupil
(by average attendance). 20.46
Total indebtedness. 3,158,535.39
Graded schools . 41a
Number of teachers In
graded schools . 2,590
Private schools. 158
Narrow Kuclpe of Conductor
CHADRON, Neb., Dec. 19.—Conduc
ted C. I*'. Darooks, running on the Wy
oming line of the Klkhorn, had a hair
breadth escape from the Iron wheels
on bis last run out. ne attempted to
step from one car to the other while
switching at Casper and did not. nonce
that the cars were uncoupled until he
had stepped and the cars were parting.
Unable to check himself he fell be
tween the moving cars, hut in falling
he doubled up and when he struck
the ground he was on the roll hoop
tashion, and rolled from the track
before the car wheelscaught him. They
came so near, however, that the cap
cii his head was caught and mashed
on the rail, and his face wiped grease
from the boxing. He is now down at
Fremont recovering from injuries
Ol' the fall.
NrlirniK to Advertise NrUrssk*.
LINCOLN, Neb., Dec. 19. -Governor
Poynter has been asked to lend of
ficial aid to the project of adding a
Nebraska car to an advertising train
which is being arranged by John Gil
man of Massachusetts. Hts plan is to
get up an enormous traveling talr,
(onisting of about eight trains ot
stock and several trains of miscellan
eous exhibits. This fair will be moved
from place to piace and an aomlBsion
fee will be charged alt visitors.
Governor Poynter has accepted an
Invitation to attend a inception and
banquet to be given at Washington,
December 21. by the Washington
Board of Trade In honor of the Wash
ington centennial He will
ncave Monday for the national cap
Violations of Hi* F1*111*1* l.abnr l.«*.
LINCOLN, Neb Dae, II Coat*
plaints have lieeti filed with the deputy
labor commissioner charging Miss
Anna Dick, a dressmaker of this city,
and Mrs. A. S. May, proprietress ot the
! Perkins hotel tu David L.»y, with vio
| lation to the provisions of the law and,
j if necessary, commence legal proceed
1 ings. The offense charged In ttoth in
j stance* Is that of keeping female «*m
I ployes at work more hours each day
i than allowed by law.
Threatens t« Mn* for l'rr»ilu»n
THAYKK. Neb.. I>ec 19.—A number
of farmers here Insured their growing
crops agulnst hail and are now regret
ting it. Some of them were Insured
I in hall companies which wrote large
i amounts of Insurance In the west
! where hail atornis were prevalent, and
the companies Buffered heavy losses,
A collector here fur one of the conipan
i lee threatens to sue If farmer* do not
tarmac* AM* la I'sr
POM Milt ll. Neb Dec 19 At III*
last meeting of the Mosul of Pounty
I nupertisore a resolution was adopted
instructing the county attorney to col
; left all lb* uuieahdiug notes taken
. by the county In the spring of IBM.
following the crop failure of lul
1 many farmer* In thta roomy found
i * h* to selves In very straitened rirtuia
' stances and unable to boy seed The
• uoali 4*l*eM«N| ibe inowi) ut*oo>«
to all who needed It, taking note* for
security there are still «utt* n now
| bar ot Ibe notes nnpsM aM tb<* boaid
it tn* lined to believe that the debtor*
nr* amply aMa non to pa*
Omtlit, Chicago aud Mew York Market
Stockers und feeders In good demand at
llrm prices. If anything light cattle,
which have been rather slow sale,
seemed to be In better demand, and they
moved a little more freely. Quotations:
Beef steers, t3.75ftii.i3; cows, t2.25ftt.35;
heifers, t3.toftt.90; calves, i3.25ft3.S5;
Stockers and feeders, t3.75ftt.50.
HOGS—'There was a very active demand
for hogs this morning and In consequence
of that fact the market was a strong 5c
higher. The offerings changed hands rap
idly and it was not long until the hogs
were practically all sold. The popular
price was tt.00. with a good many sales
above that figure, while yesterday the
bulk went at $3,921*41S.95. Sellers were
well pleased with (he market.
SHEEP—Only a few sheep were In the
pens and as buyers seemed to have use
for a few the market was In good shape
and the prices paid were steady to strong
Shippers must understand that the feel
ing at this point Is that present prices
are only maintained by the very light
run and that with anything like liberal
receipts at any of the market points there
would be a decided break In prices. In
other words opeVators on the market do
not expect much of any demand until
after tli eholldays are over with and
the poultry markets are cleaned up.
CHICAGO. Dec. 23.—CATTLE—Hood to
choice native steers, market stronger,
others steady; cows and runners, steady,
stockers anil feeders, llrm: beeves, tt 25ft
6,9(1; COWS. t3.tMlftl.4U; heifers, t3.00ft5.00,
dinners, I2.00fti.90; stockers und feeders,
t3.tK)ft4.!W: Texas fed beeves, tt.25ft5.25.
ItOUS steady, active; mixed und
butchers, t3.95ftl.15; good to choice heavy,
tl.Q5ftt.l5; rough heavy, t3.90ftt.00; light,
rt.95ft4.1o; bulk of sales. $4.05414.12V».
SHEEP Market stronger; native weth
ers, $3,904(4 50; western, it.OOft4.40; limbs,
natives, tt,00413.60; westerns, t4.05ft5.45.
CHICAGO, Dec. 25, WHEAT -No. 3,
spring, 64ft65c; No. 2 red, tWftUS'.jo.
CORN No. 3, 30ft®30%c; No. 2 yellow,
31 ft 31 >4r.
OATH No. 2. 22V<i22*«r; No. 2 White,
23Vsft25**0; No. 3 white, 2l'cM25',c.
It YE No. 2, 51o.
HARLEY—No, 2. 38ft45c.
ELAXHEED No. 1 and No. 1 north
western, $I.t8ftl.4HV9.
TIMOTHY HEED Prime, $2.35,
PROVISIONS Mess pork, per bid., $8.70
ft 10.00; lard, per 100 lbs.. $5.104(5.40; short
ribs, sides, loose, $5,154(5.40; dry salted
shoulders, boxed, 51Hift5Vxc; short clear
sides, boxed, $5,104(5.50.
Natives, active and strong; heavy native
steers, $5.20413.80; light weights. $4.50405.70;
stockers and feeders. $3.25ft5.INI; outoher
cows and heifers. $3,104(1.55; dinners, $2.65
4(3.10; fell westerns, $3.754(5.25: western
feeders, $3,504/1.75; Texans. $3.404'1-15.
HOGS- Active: about 5ft 10c higher,
heavy and mixed. tt.OfiftftH'j; lights, $3.75
ft4.10; pigs, $3,454(3.80.
SHEEP Steady to 10c higher; lambs,
$4,754(5.25; muttons. $3.60404.30: stockers
and feeders, $3,094(4.75; culls, $1,504(3.00.
No More liitHun* L<*»v« ill♦* lifn*rvittioi!ii
for ICxIilhlll m.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 —A new de
parture in the policy of the Depart
ment of the Interior Is emphasized by
line.]ulvocal refusals which have met
all recent requests for loans of In
dians for exhibition purposes, and
Secretary Hitchcock and Commission
er of Indian Affuirs Jones have deter
mined to stop the abuses of the priv
ileges and have so stated In a utim
ber of communications lutcly. Mr.
Jones said today: ' There will be no
more Indians permitted to leave their
reservations for wild west exhibition
purposes. They cunnot secure the
consent of the Indian bureau for tlielr
exhibition, save It be along the lines
showing the progress of Indiau edu
cation. The day of the department's
permitting Indians to be let for wild
west shows and such affairs Is past.
It demoralizes the Indians, many of
whom would dress lu citizens’ clothes
and otherwise conform to more civil
izer ways but for the dollars and cents
there is in continuing their customs.”
Urfrlgerntur I’lnnt for Mniills.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 22.—A large
refrigerating plant is soon to be erect
ed in Manila by the United States un
der the direction of Maj.>r b. S. Pou
dlez of the quartermaster's department.
It will occupy a building 250 feet
square and forty-five feet high, to be
located on the left bank of the Pasig
river. The cooling room will be largo
enough to contain at once 5,000 beeves,
7,500 sheep and 100 tons each of salt
meats, butter and eggs and vegetables
enougli to supply the American army
in the Philippines for some time In
addition to this the plant will produce
fifty tons of ice and 6,000 gallons of dis
tilled water every day.
W«»b»ter*rt Suitin'.
WASHINGTON, Dec. 2,1—The Joint
committee of senators, representatives
and citizens of the District appointed
to make arrangements for the unveil
ing of the statue of Daniel Webster,
presented to the government by Htil
son Hutchins, met today and perfected
the plans. The exercises will be held
at the I.Hfayette opera house January
IH. Senator Chandler of New Hamp
shire will .preside and Senator Dodge
of Massachusetts will deliver the ad
l awtiin'a In CliW|>rl
MANIC, Dec 22.—General Uawton's
remains were placed In the chattel in
the Paco cemetery thia morning Pri
vate services were held at the resi
dence and the body was carried to the
cemetery by members of the general'a
staff and escorted by Troop I of the
Fourth cavalry.
Public services will u* held later
Hurts I of Maine's l>«sil.
WASHINGTON. Dec 23 The navy
department has announced that the
services at Arlington, attending the
burial of the Maine's dead which are
coming on the Texas, will take place
at It o'clock a m on th« 31th last.
xmifi ISMldOctl*.
I.ITTt.K RtM'K Ark. (tec. 22—Has
sell llardtng. vice president and geaar
at manager of the Ccatow Itell railroad,
kas resign.O (o lake effect January 1.
|9oo Mr llarding will scuceed Oener
al Manager W It Dodd'ldge of the
Missouri ISc. ilt. The su<'< e»sur of Mr
llsrdlag ha* as been tamed Mr
Duddrtdff* will rsiuala shh the Ml*
aowrt Pa. ill. Kidding th* Muslima of
*e« • tad vice presides I
Mure helpful lhaa all •'adorn Is one
drauahl of simple hum.<a pity that
wilt aot forsake us Geo-ge Kliot