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THE OMAHA DAILY 1UE: SUNDAY, DECEMDEK 21, 1002.
lYhat to Give Give Dress Goods
Tliere is not a child or
woman who doesn't immedi
ately call up visions of gift;
and feasts and pretty dress
goods with the very mention
CHOICE sriTINGS for Chrlstmss, at
50c, 70c and 11.00 a yard.
rRETTY DRESS GOODS In all wool;
ran be had at small com (or mis bps'
and children' waists and dresses, In
all the new shades of reseda green,
new blue, red and castor shades, at
60c a yard.
BLACK DRESS GOObS When In doubt
what to give, give black, you can
make no mistake, black Is always
good. We are showing a pretty line
of all the new weaves at BOc, 75c, $1.00
OUR BLACK SILK SPECIAL They
make a beautiful present plenty of
people are coming for thrm now.
You should see these silks at once.
$1.25 Black Peau de Sole for 98c; $1.75
quality now $1.27 a yord.
75c recommended Black Taffeta now 63c.
St.25 quality, 27-Inch, now 98c a yard.
Muds of fine fur
Muffs of very finest natural
marten at $8.50, $10 and $12
. MI FFS of beautiful Persian lamb, lir
MUFFS cf fine electric sal, at $3.00.
MUFFS of finest Alaska seal, at $18.00.
$20.00 and $22.00.
PETTICOATS of fine black ellk taffeta,
at $10.00. $12.00, $13.50 and $15.00.
PETTICOATS of extra fine- quality of
black mercerized sateen, at $1.50,
$1.75 and $2.25.
WAISTS In pretty metallo velTet
effects. In navy and white, black and
white dot,' at $5.00.
WAISTS In cashmere. Bedford cord and
French flannels, at $3.75, $4.00 and
DOLLARS TO BE UNIVERSAL
Secretary Shaw Wishes to Bee American
Monoy God the World Over.
SHOULD BE AS SECURE AS BRITISH CASH
Minister Bees No Rtsiss Why United
State Currency Should Not Bo
a Widely Used aa Eai
CHICAOO, Dec. 20. Secretary Shaw was
the principal speaker at a meeting of the
Bankers' club here this afternoon.
He said In part:
1 want to emphasize the necessity for an
element of elasticity In our currency. It
has been said that our present system Is
nor.elarttlc. This is true In the sense which
the term is employed, but In another sens
It Is a mistake. Unfortunately, however,
the volume contracta just when it should
expand and expands when it should con
tract. This Is not captious criticism. It Is
the naked truth.
There to lust as much need for contrac
tion when money is not legitimately needed
as there Is tor expansion when more money
Is required. And unless contraction can be
Induced expansion Ik Impossible.
What are the essentials of an elastlo
currency? First, its prompt retirement
when not needed; second. Its equally
prompt reissuance when needed. And un
less you have the one you cannot have the
other. The one is an essential protection
against Inflation. The other la the best
safeguard against stringency. Currency
sufficient to do the business of the country
la not Inflated. A redundant currency, be
that much or little. Is always dangerous.
Some have suggested the Issuance of cur
rency based upon deposits of state and
municipal bond, lnatead of government
bonds, but thla would leave the aystem aa
Inelastic as at present. W hat la needed la
the right to Issue a limited amount of cur
rency without encroaching unon the avail
able funda or the assets already In the
bank, but with such safeguards aa will In
sure Its absolute safety and Its prompt re
tirement when the demand ceases.
This cannot be accomplished under the
present system of national bank circula
tion. Honda are too scarce and the price
too high, and there Is no way either to in
duce additional circulation when the de
mand Inereaees, or Its retirement when In
terest rates are low. The gradual liquida
tion of the government debt Is reducing the
amount of bonds available for circulation.
It. therefore, follows either that the Idea
of having an elastic currency must be
abandoned, and in order to maintain that
which we have the government debt must
be perpetuated and more bonde Issued as
needed, or some new scheme must be
evolved. If the banks are to Issue any cir
culation whatever, It must te secured
either by sparine assets, like government
bunds, deposited wltb the treaaury, or by
HADE TO ORDER,
No more bo loss.
No snore aa less.
We Will Give SIOQ.CO
o stay eae who will and a thread of
cotton la aay of tho coeds of which
e aaaho yssi clothes.
How Csn Wa Do It ?
WHY CAN WE DO ITT
All we ask la a trial and you will bo
eoovinceo. oi wnst we say.
Grand Pants Company
205 H. 15th st. .
Nw Tork. Chicago, Kaiuu City and
For your holiday shopping. Read these timely hints for
gift-giving. Store open evenings until Christmas.
The Umbrella as a Gift
Frame, cover, handle and
price; these lour points one
should consider when buying
A great many people overlook one or
the other, especially during the holi
day rush. We buy our umbrellas
from a good reputable manufacturer;
we know they are all right, thus you
make no mistake when buying here.
Our holiday line Is still complete with
some very pretty novelty handles.
As a gift they are useful and sure to
be appreciated. When In the atore bo
sure and visit the umbrella depart
ment. The handles all very pretty, some are
In the plain wood handles, also some
pretty ones in Ivory, pearl and
tortoise shell; some beauties with
solid silver handles.
Prices, $1.00, $1.50, $2.00, $2.50, $3.00,
$3.25, $3.60. $4.00, $5.00, $6.00, $10.00
and $15.00 each.
These Are Lseful
You may not have thought
of thee when making out
your shopping list they may
fill the place what to give.
The Mansfield Traveling Set consisting
of silk covered . waterproof pocket
and sanitary wash cloth, silk jewel
pocket and powder puff In dainty
boxes, at $2.25 a aet.
811k covered waterproof pocket and
wash cloth, at 65c and 75c.
Silk covered Jewel pocket, chamois
lined, with four separate compart
ments, at 60c each.
Ivory Pyralin aoap boxes, at 25c and
Sterling silver thimbles at 25c and 60c.
Beautiful satin hose supporters, hand
embroidered, at $1.25 a pair.
Y. M. C. A. Building, Corner
general assets in the vaults of the banks,
with an ever Increasing fund derived from
a tax upon circulation, sufficient to cover
all possible loss.
It Is gratifying to know that both houees
of congress are giving the question careful
consideration and that the prospect of
some relief in the near If not Immediate
future la promising. When the recommen
dations in the president's message are ful
filled and all our forms of money are ex
changable at par for the established stan
ds rd 25.8 grains of gold for every dollar,
our financial centers will be able to com
pete successfully with tnose of foreign
countries as International ctearlng houses.
And If in addition United States currency
shall follow the flag the time Is not far
distant when the prices current of all Aala
will be wiltten In United States money.
Porto Rico eufTered temporarily by a
changed standard, but It took no longer to
learn the purchasing power of the different
denominations of United States money than
It would to have learned a new system.
Surely the world has as many kinds of
money as It needs, but It has none so con
venient as United States money.
Let United Statea money be made as se
cure as the British pound and Its employ
ment In the commerce of the world will be
come as universal as the use of the English
language. They are both the natural aer
vanta of commerce.
OFFICIAL SMUGGLERS HELD
Porto Rico Authorities Arrcat Club
Officials for Breach of Cos
BAN JUAN, P. R.. Dec. 20. Benjamin
Butler, supervisor of elections; Captain
O. W. Monti. United Statea marine corps,
and James Brendan, an employe of the j
Country club, have been arrested for smug- i
gling sixty cases of wine and liquors from
Bt. Thomas on the United States ship Un
es and lighthouse tender Laurel. The
prisoners were bound over until Monday
under $2,000 ball.
Butler Is managing officer of tho club
and Brennan the steward.
luo alio "
will be made today and It la aald that a
large number more will follow, aa the'
smuggling has continued for long period
and goods are being secretly landed
throughout the naval station.
WABASH MAN BUYS RAILROAD
Charleston, Clendcnnaa Sattoa Line
Passes to Heary
PITTSBURG, Doc. 10. The Charleston,
Clendennan A Sutton railroad was sold to
day to a syndicate headed by former Sen
ator Henry Davis of Elklna, W. Vs., ons of
the Wabash supporters In West Virginia
development and railroad extension. The
road will be extended forty-five miles to
Beverley, W. Vs., to connect with the West
Virginia Central Plttsbura railway,
owned by a Wabash syndicate.
The capital of the company Is $3,000,000,
of which most has been issued, and ths
company has ao authorised bond lssuo of
HIGHWAYMAN SHOT TO DEATH
Attacked with a Contpaalea hjr
Poaao of Cltlseas aad Is Finally
ARDMORB. I. T.. Doe. 10. Two high
waymen, heavily armed, were attacked by
a posse of cltlsens as they rode Into ths
town of Provence In the Chickasaw nation
last night, and an exchange of shots fol
lowed. Ths horse was shot from under one of
the men, Oeorge Slocum, and Anally he
was shot and captured. The secord man
escaped. Elocum later died of bis wounds.
Ths men are supposed to bars engaged
In a robbery near Provence yesterday.
Italy Has Goad Sarplas.
ROME. Dee. 20 The budget statement
for lsm-02 shows a surplus ot $6,500,000
after an expenditure of $3,400,000 on rail,
roads, $2,000,000 on ths China expedition
and placing $2,800,000 In the sinking fund.
' Carthauaaea saoca Costa Rica.
BAN JOSB, Ceata Rica. Dee. $0. Three
more earthquake shocks have been felt
here, while subterranean rumbl ngs have
been beard at Carthage, twenty miles away
Never co many pretty new
handkerchiefs as now. This
la a busy counter, but extra salespeople,
wrappers and cashiers means no long walte.
While we have sold thousands In the
past week, our stock Is still large and
complete. We anticipated your wanta
and purchased early In large quanti
ties. Plain hemstitched handkerchiefs, all
linen, 6c, 10c, 15c, 25c, 25c and 60c
Embroidered handkerchiefs, all linen,
15c, 25c, 60c, 75c, $1.00 up to $5.00 each.
Initial handkerchiefs at 25o each or
$1.40 per box of six.
Lace trimmed handkerchiefs, 26c, 60c,
75c,. $1.00 and $1.50 each.
75c and 86c imported French flannel at
On Monday morning we place on
special sale a choice line of our regu
. lar 75c and 85c Imported French flan
nels, at 29c per yard.
The styles are Persian stripes, dots and
figures and you know the quality to
be the best. Come early.
Sixteenth and Douglas Sts
URGES . NICARAUGA CANAL
Senator Morgan Says Panama Ditch Will
Never Be Dug.
COLOMBIAN CONGRESS MUST PASS TREATY
Republic Haa Had No Parliament for
Four Years and Now Has No Money
with Which to Pay Legis
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20. After a session
of less than three hours the senate today
adjourned until January 5.
Today's session was largely given up to
an address by Senator Morgan on the lath'
mtan canal. He declared It to be In
the Interest of ths United Statea to resume
negotiations with Nicaragua and Cost Rica
with the view of utilizing the Nlearaguan
route, aa he believed the Panama treaties
would never be negotiated.
A number of bills were passed and the
conference report providing tor the payment
of the expenses of the anthracite coal strike
commission waa agreed to.
Only twenty-seven senators were In their
seats when the senate was called to order.
Mr. Allison of the senate conferees on
the coal strlks arbitration bill presented
the report of the conference committee. He
explained that the senate amendment fixing
definite sum for the expenses and com
pensation of the commissioners and em
ployee and taking the question out of tho
hands of the president bad been retained,
but that the sentte conferees had yielded
to the house to the extent of allotting $13
per day to the commissioners for expenses
Instead of $10 as fixed by the senate. The
report waa agreed to.
Mr. Lodge from the committee on finance
presented the currency bill and gave notice
that as the measure Is Important he would
call it up during the morning hour of ths
senate at the earliest moment.
He expressed the opinion that ths bill
would not lead to prolonged debates.
A bill authorizing the payment of Judg-
ments amounting to $1,000,000, on account
a of property . In Hawaii
In connection with the bubonic plague epi
demic In 1899, also passed.
The resolution heretofore offered by Mr,
Patterson (Colo.), requiring railroad corn-
panie. to supply to the Intarsutt Com-
mrce commission data as to brakes, was
Mr. Morgan (Ala.) consumed ths re
mainder of the session in discussing ths
He demanded the ratification ot contracts
entered Into by President McKInley with
Costa Rica and Nicaragua, the negotiations
for which hs characterised aa maaterful.
Proceeding, hs eapreesed apprehension
that if the United States did not avail Itself
of the opportunity to conatruct a canal by
ths Nicaragua routs nons would bs built.
Hs called attention to the fact that under
the Colombian law only congress could rat
ify a treaty. There had been no congreaa
In Colombia alnce 1891 and there waa not
likely to bs ons soon unless ths Panama
canal company paid its expenses out ot tho
$3,000,000 on hand or the $40,000,000 prom
ised by ths United States. He therefore
expressed apprehension that say treaty that
might bs accepted in the United jitate
would fall through In Colombia.
"It would go forth like a wandering
dove." bs said, "to return ao on knowa
Mr. Morgan concluded shortly sfter t, I
when the senats want into sxecutlv ses
sion, and at t-to adjourned until January 6.
HOUSE DISPOSES OF A BILL
Only Fow Members Present, hut Agra
to Coal Strike Commission
WASHINGTON, Dec. 20. Thers were not
ver seventy-five members of the house
present today at ths last session before
the holiday receas.
Immediately after convening Mr. Can
non explained that it was Important that
ths coal strlks commission biJJ aad las
Hoe, Dec. 21, 1H02.
Timely Hints for Gift Givers
No trouble to select a gift
in our men's department as
the goods are new and assort-,
ments all ntill complete.
Here you will 'find many articles that
will make appreciative as well as use
ful gifts for the men.
Fancy silk suspenders put up neatly,
one In a box. 60c to $4.00 per pair.
Gloves In the season's newest styles and
colors. $1.00, $1.60 and $2.00 per pair.
Neckwear, the most complete holiday
line ever shown, 25c, 50c, $1.00 and
Fancy dress skirts, $1.00 and $1.50 each.
Silk hose, plain black, also fancies, $1.00
nd $2.50 per pair.
mas gift there
CJfM is more accept
Before buying we would like you to see
our pretty lines of black openwork
lisle, embroidered In colors, the
openwork silks In all delicate shadea
and the Imported French Blockings.
Prices from 60o to $7.60 per pair.
Duchesee and point lace
Berthas, at $25 and $35 each.
Duchesse Berthas at $9.00 and $12.00
Duchesse collars at $10.60, $14.00 and
Duchesse and point lace collar at
$25.00 and $30.00 each.
Real lacea by the yard In real Val
enciennes, point and duchesse.
urgency deficiency bills be finally disposed
of before the holiday recess.
The conference report upon the former,
he said, was In the senate and he asked
that a rcess bo taken until it was re
turned from that body. A recess was ac
cordingly taken foT twenty minutes.
When the house roconvened Mr. Cannon
presented the conference report on the
coal strike commission bill and tl report
was adopted without discussion.
The house remained in session until
ths bill waa enrolled and signed by the
speaker and then adjourned until January
GREAffAY"F0R PENSION BILLS
NebrasfJ as)d Iowa Members Intro
duce Several Special Measures
In the Senate.
(From a Staff Correspondent.)
WASHINGTON. Dec. 20. (8peclal Tele
gram.) Senator Millard today Introduced a
bill to Increase the pension of James W.
Tucker of Omaha to $30 per month.
Senator Warren today Introduced a bill
granting to railroads and water companlea
l the right-of-way through public lands and
reservations for reservoirs and pipe lines,
under such rules and restrictions as may
be made by the secretary of the Interior, j
tfcj. In h llmltAil In tha Y - I
: tent of ground occupied by the water of a
reservoir and fifty feet outside tle marginal
limits thereof, and twenty-five feet in width
on each side of the center line of pipe lines.
The bill also gives such companies the right
: to take material, stone, earth or timber,
necessary for construction from all adjacent
public lands along the route.
The committee on pensions today made a
favorable report to ths aenate on the bill
to Increase the pension ot Alphonso T. Guild
of Aberdeen and Thomas L. Smith ot Hot
j 8prlngs, S. D.
I Senator Allison today Introduced bills
providing for Increasing the pensions of ths
following Iowans: John Llndt, Charles Gra
ham and James Brown.
I Favorable report was made today to the
senate oa Senator Dolliver'a bill to pension
Inei McCullom of Sao City, la., at $S per
month, and allowing her $2 per month for
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a bill to Ox the terms of the circuit and
district courts for the southern district ot
Iowa and making changes and divisions.
C-a --.. ak.- k- ..Mmm.nA. that iYt
. ,ry 0? th . collector of custom, at Omaha
, ' " '
be Increaaed $1,000.
Senator Millard Introduced a Joint reso
lution today extending the time for com
pleting the Akron, Sterling 4b Northern
railway, starting at ths head of Valdei
bay, Alaska. Mr. Mercer Introduced the
! same resolution in the house.
I President Roosevelt expects to visit Ns
I hv..k. nn tit- K..(.rn trln nnar under eon-
,.,. ... h. in consultation
w,u , numDer of w,.terD ,en.t0r, and
m-mh.P- . -.,. -1th a new of man
ning his trip across ths continent. Senators
Dietrich and Millard have been consulted
In regard to the asms. Ths president ex
perts to resch Nebraska in May, but de
tails ot LI. visit bars not yst been ar
ranged. The chief executive la looking forward to
a pleasant period of reat and be expects to
receive It In bis trip through the country
with which hs was associated long before he
ever thought of being president of the
Thomas Holinraks has been appointed
j postmaster at Weller, Monroe county, la.
vies Annls Grlffln, resigned.
Milton C. White and Harry Myera have
been appointed rural letter carrlera at Ot
tumwa, with Roy. Whit and Archie Eaton
Tbe comptroller of ths currency baa ap
pointed the Drovers' Deposit National bank
ef Chicago aa reserve agent for the First
National bank of Shenandoah, la.
Robert B. Johnson of Fremont, Nab..
Oscar L. Bock ot Council Bluffs, O. M.
Leonard of West Mitchell, J. H. Peet ot
SprlngvUls and Frank V. Arnold of Grin
Bell, la., have been appointed railway mall
Publish your legal notices In Ths Weekly
Bee. Telephone 131. '
n4V, Root erUit lb .
PLOWS FAIL TO CLEAR ROAD
Trains Unable to Mots in Fortioni of Wyo
ming and Colorado.
FEARS OF GREAT DAMAGE TO LIVE STOCK
Isswttern Which ".nee pa Over West
ern Portion of Coantry Said to
Do the Worst In Number
CHEYENNE, Wyo.. Dec. 20 After rag
ing with relentless fury for thirty-six
hours, the sto-m subsided early today. The
wind continues to blow, however, and the
snow Is being piled In huge banks.
The Union Pacific Is blocked between
Cheyenne and Sidney, where a numtor of
passenger and mall trains are tied up.
The storm centered between Hillsdale and
Pine Bluffs and there the rompnny's rotary
and wedge plows arc battling with the big
banks of snow. From Cheyenne west tho
road Is open, but trains are running fnr
behind schedule time snd it Is neceBary .
to run plows ahead of each train.
The Denver train which should have left
here yesterday afternoon did not get out '.
until 10' o'clock today, and nothing hi.
been heard of the Centennial sta;?e thm
started out from Laramie yesterday morn
ing. The driver is an experienced plains
man, however, and It la believed ho has
stopped at some rsnch. ;
Conservative stockmen say this Is one of
the worst storms for the stock Interests 1
In this section In many years. There have .
been no report, of lives or stock lost, but
It Is too early to hear from the outlying
DENVER, Dec. 20. While Denver waa
enjoying a calm, mild winter day, there
was raging within a few miles of the city
the worst snow and wind storm since the
great storm of 1895. It waa general today
throughout eastern Colorado and Wyoming
and western Nebraska and .Kansas. The
average snowfall was eleven Inches, and
a torty-flve-mlle wind blowing across the
prairies piled the snow In huge drifts. In
Cheyenne business Is at a standstill and
snow Is piled in drifts from three to six
feet. Sterling and many other towns near
Denver suffered about as severely.
Cattle are suffering much from lark rf
shelter. Last night the Colorado & South
ern train south from Cheyenne stuck in a
nine-foot drift on Euckhorn hill and was
soon completely covered with drifting
snow. One huridred miners from Sunrise
dug It out. Another train was stalled on
the Colorado ft Sruthern between Horso
Creek and Hartvllle Junction.
Dad on Cattle.
HUGO. Colo., Dec. 20. The worst storm
In ten years has been raging here for thirty
hours, and although the sky is clearing,
the wind Is still blowing a gale. Passen
ger train No. 5, due In Denver at 7 thla
morning. Is blockaded at Lake Siding, four
teen miles west of here, and one or two
trains are reported off the track at Llmon.
The storm is a particularly bad one for
stock on the range, as cattle are In poor
condition and It la feared losses will be
heavy. One band of 2,000 sheep is reported
lost three miles west of Hugo. A Kansas
City commission firm had 1,700 head ot
cattle on the way from the southern part
of the country to ship from Hugo tomorrow,
but the men In charge were compelled to
turn thom loose on tho prairie.
COLORADO SPRINGS. Dec. 20. No
trains arrived or left here on the Rock
Island last night and today every snow
plow owned by the company In Colorado
and western Kansas was burrowing through
the snow. In the vicinity of Llmon, Colo.,
the tracks were burled under drifts from
three to thirteen teet.
Heavy Snow In South Dakota.
HURON, S. D., Dec. 20. (Special Tele
gram.) Heavy snow has been falling here
all day. It la a foot deep tonight and still
snowing. This Is the hoavlest snowstorm
of the season and covers the entire stats
east of the Missouri river. A four hours
rain preceded the snowstorm, which comes
from the northeast. The temperature Is
mild. The railroad and telegraph service
are but little Interrupted. There Is no
hard coal, but plenty of wood and soft
coal and abundance of feed for stock. No
bad result are anticipated.
PIERRE, 8. D., Dee. 20. (Special Tele,
gram.) Rain began falling here last night,
followed by a heavy fall of enow today,
which, with the snow already on the
ground, makes about a foot ot snow here.
There Is but little wind and no drifting.
Ths temperature continues mild and tho
prediction Is tor fair weather tomorrow.
LINWOOD, Neb., Dec. 20. (Special.)
Ths deep snow which has covered the
ground for two weeks has given place to
two Inches ot water. The change was
brought about by a light drizzle last night,
which turned into a heavy rain this morn
ing The night was warm and the snow
Schools Ont of Coal.
AIN8WORTH. Neb., Dee. 20. (Special
Telegram.) A blizzard Is raging here, with
a strong wind from the north, and prom
ises to be ons of the extremcst severity.
The snow is two feet deep, the thermom
eter Is falling rapidly and fear Is felt for
the large cattle Interests In these sections.
All traffic Is stopped snd the overland mall
north and aouth la abandoned. A coal
famine Is feared and the public schools
have been closed for lack of fuel, the sup
ply falling far short ot that needed for pri
8T. LOUIS, Dec. 20. Peculiar storm
conditions prevailed simultaneously In the
four quarters of St. Louis this evening. In
the eastern portion rain poured In tor
rents. In the southern sleet mingled with
rain, in the northern It hailed and In the
western there was snow.
BRAZILIAN TREATY RATIFIED
Chamber of Deputies Approves Pro.
vldlasT Estradltlea with
NEW TORK, Dec. 20. The Brazilian
Chamber of of Deputlea, according to a
Herald dispatch from Rio Janeiro, haa rati
fied the treaty of extradition with the
The government has decided also to lssus
a loan for Improving tb sanitary condition
of Rio Janeiro. The government lease of
the ratlwaya haa bsen authorized by the
OHIO RIVER STILL RISES
I.ob" In sT Rafts Split I'p aad Steamers
Kavlnate with Difficulty
EVANSVTLLE. Ind.. Dee. 20. The Ohio
river Is 89.7 feet tonight snd is still rising
slowly, though It it expected to bs at
standstill by Sunday morning. Loggers
will sustain considerable damags by tba
breaking of log rafts.
The river Is full of driftwood and steam
boats navigate with difficulty and some
flea l-eslMnu Ones.
Oeod opening for a newspaper or maga
sias solicitor, rermaoent position for a
eompetsnt man Address Twentieth Cen
tury farmer, B Bull dint Caaba,
VANDERBILT GROWS BETTER
Ilia Condition During; tho Night Is
tine of Improve
ment. NEW YORK. Dec. 20. Cornelius Vender
bllt. who Is 111 with typhoid fever and
peritonitis, continues to Improve, according
to the statement made at the house early
During the night everything seemed ex
ceedingly quiet about the house, though one
of the two attending physicians remained in
the house all night.
The following bulletin ha. been Issued:
Mr. Var.derbltt pasned a better night and
his condition this morning I more favor
When Ihe physicians left the house Dr.
petnflold said: "Mr. Vanderbllt Is a little
better and his condition I. more encourag
ing." At 10:30 tonight It wa. reported that
there wa. no change in his condition.
ROOSEVELT IS ASKED
(Continued from Fir.t Page.)
Is still an Invalid and had to be trans
ported on a bed from the German legation
to the railroad station.
The British cruiser Indefatigable made
the first prize under the blockade, captur
ing the Venezuelan schooner Julia. I
.Tulla'a ..part tiv ItiA trnnv ctt fntm
belongs to the German firm of Blohm,
which tins lodged a protest with the
United States consul.
Kxplalna Itcqucst to Roosevelt.
BERLIN, Dec. 20. A semi-official state
ment reado tonight says:
The Invitation to President Rooeevelt to
net ns arhltratot wis made after a thor
ough cnrwultatlon between Germany and
An uti'lerstnndlng has been reached by the
two rwor9 on 'he reservations nttarhed to
the offrr. nni! the German note will agree
with tho Knglish note on all essential
A similar notice to that published in Lon
don today waa promulgated by the German
Foreign office announcing a blockade ot
Informal exchanges of views between the
chancellories of Rome, London and Pari.
Indicate the willingness of the British, Ital
ian and French governments to. agree to
the creation of a mixed commission as a
menns of adjusting the difficulties.
Count von Buelow stated tonight that
the note to Secretary Hay accepting the
principle of arbitration would be supple
mented by another tomorrow making sug
gestions aa to the form arbitration should
' Seises Two Vessels.
LA GUAYRA. Dec. 20. The Trinidad
schooners Mercedes and' Immaculate, bo
longing to a French subject, but flying the
Venezuelan flag, tried to leave thl. port
today and were seized by the British
cruiser Tribune.' A commission boarded
Tribune, and wa. notified by the com
mander that no notification of the blockade
had been given before the schooner,
cleared. The cemmander of Tribune, bow
ever, refused to release tbe vessels, saying
he waa obeying orders.
The German charge d'affaires. Heir Ton
Pilgrlm-Baltazzl, spent two hour, on shore
here today. He was recognized, but not
molested. Mme. von Pilgrlm-Baltazzl ar
rived here this afternoon. She is still ill
and had to be carried to the British con
sulate, where shs will remain until tbe
arrival of the German training ahlp Stoch,
which will take her to Wlllemstad, Curacao.
Revolution Is Still Powerful. "
PANAMA, Dec, 20. News received here
from tbe Venezuelan frontier Is to the
effect that the revolutionary movement
against President Castro la now more pow
erful than ever. General Matos la said to
be at the head ot a atrong army, and to
be on good terras with the representatives
of the foreign powers.
It Is believed among tho Venezuelan revo
lutionists that the present movement
against Castro will he successful.
ROME, Dec. 20. The official announce
ment ot Italy's participation In the block
ade of tbe Venezuelan coast will be sub
British Sloop Is Ashore.
PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, Dec. 20. The
British sloop of war Fantome, which was
sent to command the entrance to the
Orinoco, Is hard aground near Barrancas,
on the left bank of that river and 120
miles southwest of Trinidad.
Fantome left thl. port on December 1 to
command at Orinoco and to open It to
foreign vessels. No news hsd been heard
of the ship until advices reached here to
day of Its stranding. Assistance haa been
sent, but up to the present it has not been
possible to float the boat. If further at
tempts fall the ship will probably remain
aground for some month., a. tbe Orinoco
river Is falling fast.
HAMBURG, Dec. 20. The German
steamer Sibirla will aall for Venezuela on
December 23, taking a complete crew for
the captured Venezuelan crulaer Res
taurador, besides large supplies of am
munition and coal and a number of new
officers for the German squadron now In
Pcaasvlvaata Appoints Htssfrr.
PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 20. The Pennsyl
vania Railroad company today appointed E.
W. Atterbury general manager, to succeed
B. Hutchinson, resigned, and A. W.
Oibbs to succeed Mr. Atterbury as gen
eral superintendent of motive pswer, ef
fective January 1.
The Mill Valley A Mt. Tamalpsls Bcenio
Railway "crookedest ratlway In ths
world" carrlea you from Ban
Franclaeo to ths summit and
back. Mis. any trip In
California bat thla.
Ths Union Pacific fart traini from
Omaha arrivet ut ban Francisco tixtun
kourt ahead of all competilort.
railroad la ths
from Omaha. .
City Ticket Office,
Union Station, 10th snd
TRAINMEN ASK FOR RAISE
Will Toll Twin Citj Linei Wagei Be In
created. ROADS TO PACIFIC EXEMPT FROM DEMAND
ray Is Better la West and Higher
Cost of Living Docs Not Press
So Hard on Men Work.
ST. TAUL, Dec. 20. Within a week
railroads doing business between tho Twin
cities and Chicago and to points In thi
outhwe.t will be formally asked by the
trainmen for an Increase of 20 per rent In
The line, from St. Taul to the raclfln
will not be Included In the demand, at lenst
for the present, as the rate of pay on t'a
rlflo coast line. 1. much higher than on
western and southern roads.
Ths additional cost of living i. given a.
the reason for the demand.
ATTACKS ORGANIZED LABOR
Manufacturer President Says Coal
Strike Evoked Much Maud
INDIANAPOLIS. Dec. 20. "It Is time to
organize" la the keynote of four clrrulars
being sent to manufacturers throughout
the country by D. M. Tarry of Indianapolis,
president ot the National Association of
Manufacturers. He has found his text in
various resolutions adopted by the recent
convention of the American Federation of
Labor at New Orleans.
The circulars are directed more against
organized labor In general than against the
eight-hour bill, which he has attacked.
Referring to the IIars resolutions
adopted by the federation. Mr. Parry says:
"John Mitchell's united mlno workers'
organizations cast 1,804 votes solidly for
this resolution. This Is the organization
that evoked so much maudlin aentlment.
and brought the whole country to Its knees
In the anthracite strike. It Is confidently
prophesied that the coal trade will be In
the control of the trade unionist by ths
time of the next American Federation of.
The charge I. made that the Hayes res-'
olutlons mean an attack upon the pro
ductive wealth of the country and that the
socialists Intend to take possession ot tAl
municipal and private properties.
Carpenters' New Offices.
INDIANAPOLIS, Dee. 20. The Brother
hood ot Carpenters and Joiners will movo
their headquarter, to Indianapolis on Jan C
uary 1. I
New Commander for Revenue Cutter
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 20-Flrst Llen
tennnt J. C. Cantwell of the United States
revenue acrvlce has been assigned' to tho
command of the cutters Golden Oate and
jl art ley. succeeding Captain W. IL Cush-
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