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Salt Khenm, Eczema, Weak Back, Fever and Ague and all other Diseases arising from Impurities oi the Blood or Derangement of the Nervous System. Price 26 Cents, PREPARED BY THE THOMPSON HERB TEA CO. NEW YORK. Th«-y Ask, nTiil tlu> SU'cretnry Doesn't Seem to Know—Klncidation of Another point of DitttVulty — House ami Meuata Vote Aid fur Stirviiisr Klundikers—Wolcott Refers to His Mission, But Tells No Story- -Populist Policy Determined. Washlgton. Dec. 17.—Two questions seemed to cause most confusion in the minds of the members of the house committee on banking and currency, which had Secretary Gage on the witness stand yesterday in relation to his financial bill whic-h was before the committee. The first of these was as to how those people who needed gold for their legitimate business would be able to get it if the treasury absorbed the whole, or nearly the whole, of the volume of notes now redeemable in gold at the demand of the holder. Brosius especially pressed this point in. a series of questions on the ground that if the people could not get gold to pay their foreign balances, for instance, all American trade would go to a silver basis. "The people," answered the secretary, "couldgo to the banks and demand lawful money of the: United States in exchange for bank notes. If any bank refused to redeem its notes, the government Would simply seize the bank's assets and sell them and do the redeeming itself." .Secretary Uoesn't Seem to Know. "But lawful money includes both gold and silver, and I am supposing that the people wanted only gold," argued Brosius. "Now, would the note holder who obtains silver be able to present this at the treasury and demand gold in exchange for it?" "Certainly." answered the secretary, "but whether the treasury would be able to give gold in exchange is another matter. That would depend much on the load o{ obligations it was already carrying. It is for that reason that my bill proposes to relieve that lead by at least S200,000.000. The $D30,ono.COO at least of silver which it must still kpfp at parity with gold, even if the provisions of my bill are adopted, are enough to keep it busy." This discussion led by natural stages to the consideration of the second problem,namely, how the secretary proposed to make the segregation of 4200,000,000 of gold-bearing paper have any considerable effect in view of the fact tHat by his own estimates there are $330.00u,000 of demand obligations in various form outstanding, for which the treasury is liable to be called upon to give gold in exchange. K.\ 1 il:tinH His Theory In Full. The secretary accordingly made a full explanation of his theory: "Set down $930,000,000 as our total volume of outstanding currency exchangeable for gold, and therefore liable to cause annoyance to the treasury. Deduct $50,000,000. which we keep as a working balance for the daily transactions in the treasury, and it leaves SSSO,000,000. Next deduct the amount of lawful money which we require the banks to keep in the treasury for the redemption of their notes. This is now a matter of $10,000.000; but under my bill it would be 10 per cent, on $500,000,000, making $50,000,000 to take care of. Throw out another $10.000,000 for currency which has been lost or destroyed, and we get down to $520.000,000. Ketail Trade Requires #4OO,OOO,OOO. "Retire $200.000,000, as provided under committee. Hanna of Ohio, alter an illness of a week, appeared In the senate and was cordially greeted by his colleagues. Little business was done, each of the above-mentioned events except the appearance of Hanna, giving rise to a number of speeches. Cannon of Utah offered and had passed a resolution directing the secretary of the treasury to furnish the senate the names of the revenue cutters employed On the coast of Florida to prevent filibustering; how many such expeditions were thwarted; what vessels were captured: what armed expeditions were taken; and by what authority of law the secretary of the treasury acted in the matter. The house passed a, bill appropriating $175,000 for the relief of the people who are in the Yukon river country and also the bill passed by the senate to prohibit pelagic sealing; by American citizens. Th; former bill encountered practically no opposition. The bill to prohibit pelagic sealing was warmly antagonized by Johnson of North Dakota, Loud of California. Hepburn and others, and in the course of the debate there was some exceedingly caustic criticisms of the course of our Behring sea negotiations, past and present. While the bill to prohibit pelagic seal- ng was up Hitt said our government did not admit that pelagic sealing was a right; it was a barbarity. We were >ressing upon Great Britain a negotia- iou for the protection o fthe seals that three governments had already agreed to. If we Were sincere we should pass htis measure. Johnson argued that the effect of this bill and the negotiations now being conducted would be the- bolstering up of two great British industries, one in the Ijfehring sea at:d the other in London. The present herd was not worth protecting. The purpose was to build up a new herd. He declared that Canada would on!y be willing to join with us In prohibiting pelagic sealing on condition that we should allow her to write our tariff laws. Johnson said we had been humiliated and shamed by the complete surrender of our rights and honor at the Paris tribunal. He was particularly sarcastic In his references to Hon. John W. Foster, whom he termed "the. great surren- derer." So great was his reputation in this line, he said, that China had paid him 5100,000 for surrendering to Japan. Johnson, as another phase of the ques MM AT THE •Closes the Life Engagement of ! — William Terriss, the Noted British Actor. BTEICKEIf VOWS BY A COWAED. Who Attacks Him Without Warolnjf, After the Manner of the A^M^o'n Always, anil .Stulis Mini to tlie Heart—Only Reason foi* the Foul l>eetl So Far Apparent Is Envy—Wretch Slakes No Attempt to Escape and Ls Arrested. Hi London, Dec. 17.—William Terriss. the actor, was assassinated last night as he was stepping from his cab across the pavement to the theatre. The assassin used a knife and stabbed Terriss just below the heart. Terriss fell, shouting: "Jly God! He's stabbed me! Don't let him escape!" The assassin withdrew the dagger and made a second plunge at his victim, but he was seized by the spectators, of whom there is always a crowd about the stage entrance to witness the arrival of the actors. Terriss was placed on the landing of the stairway jus,t inside the tneatre. where le lay groaning loudly. Once or twice le attempted to speak, but it was impossible. He quickly succumbed, while surrounded by the theatre staff. Assassin Hml Haunted the Theatre. The murderer was taken to Bow street police station, followed by an angry crowd. His-name was given as Archer. . It.Is. said.that .he .had been a. "super" at the Adelphi theatre several years ago. and for some days past he has haunted the theatre. A large audience had already assembled for the evening performance, and the manager came to the footlights and announced that as Terriss had met with an accident no performance would be given. It appears that the assassin Wednesday evening asked the keeper of the stage entrance as to the whereabouts of Terriss, and his behavior was then so obnoxious that Harry Nichols, one of the principal colleaugues of Terriss, was obliged to remonstrate and to or- HKIN* POWDER \ vAi luucmo WWDER co. f new PUBLISHER DEFIES A JUDGE tion, described the destruction of food det " nim t( 3 leave the premises. fish by the seals. If these wolves of the sea had been completely exterminated, he said, we would .not be sending relief to the miners in Alaska. Each seal required ten pounds of fish a day. Hepburn expressed the opinion that we had the power at any time to compel Canada to adjust this whole question as to the seals. Pelagic sealing was not worth more tlian J'aO.OOO per annum. The bonding privilege granted to Canadian roads over which we had absolute control was worth twenty times as much to Canada as the right of pelagic .sealing. He advocated retaliation as thn weapon to be used to bring Canada to terms, and said he could not understand why it had not already been employed. POPULISTS HOLD A CONFERENCE. my bill, and you have only $620,000,000 to care for. Now prohibit the issue of any national bank notes of a smaller denomination than $10, so as to give the government a monopoly of the money employed in the domestic trade of the people, and as it is now we find that the popular retail trade seems to absorb about $346,000,000 of notes of denominations under $10, besides $32,000,000 of silver dollars. In other words, about $400,800.000 are now performing the functions of hand-to-lmnd trade in this country. Making the broadest allowances, we might safely count upon but- oning up not less than $250,000,000 In his way In the pnc.kets of the people. How to Maftiwje the Remainder. "This would leave $370.000.000 theo- etically to plague the treasury. Xow, low will this potentially vextatious remainder be held? It will be distributed between 10.000 banks, including the trust companies, savings institutions and the like, to say nothingof thestock- ing-toes and the cracked teapots and holes in the ground which are the depositories of a srreat number of private hoards." A Colored Fashion Supplement a thoroughly np-to-date periodical for women, will enter upon its thirty-nrsi volume in iSoS. During the year i< will be as heretofore A MIRROR OF FASHION Paris and Hew York Each issue will contain carefullv prr- pared drawings of (he advance fashions of Paris and New York. Once a month the BAIAK will issue, free, a colored fashion supplement. Cut paper pancrns n _ of certain covvns in each number will be Cut Paper Patterns ; made a feature. These will be sold in A Bi-Weekly Pattern «>!<"«™ n ™ h «<* ;»« at a umform _, ' ; pnce. The BA:AK will also publish bi- oAeer ; weekly, free, an outline pattern sheet. LONG SERIALS AND SHORT STORIES Two fraousauthors will contribute long WILD EELEN scri.it stories to the KAZAK in iSoS. The first deals with Scotch and Continental scenes* the second is a story of a young 1 jirl, versatile, and typically American. RAGGED LADY f* "'• 2- Hott'ELiS Mary E. Wilkin* Octave Thanct H. P. Spofford M. S. Briscoe These and a score of other equally prominent writers will contribute short stories to the BAZAR in iSoS, making the paper especially rich, in W. O. Ho.elli fiction. DEPARTMENTS AND SPECIAL. ARTICLES OUR PARIS LETTER THE LONDON LETTER Sj tC.irffJXf.VS ffE fOKSST f? .Vn. .K>Ktr.vrr S1GELCIF CLUB WOMEN HUMOR Sy UJRGAXET It. 11'ELCff JV JC.'t.V KSXH-UCfC JW.VfiS There »ill be a series o( articles on Etiquette, Music, the Voice, Art, the Play, \Votne» aed Men, Leaders amen; Women, Gardening, Housekeeping, life and Health, Indoor Details, etc. lOc. « Copj (Send for Free Prospectut) Sub., $4 a Year Postage fm ix t&e Uxitul Sioiti, Coxo&t, oxtt Mexico. Utnn HARPER t BROTHERS, Publisher*. New York City J •VVOI.COTT SPKAKS OF HIS MISSION. k nato Dix-s Little Kxcept to Talk—Hons in tile SiniKr Lille of Ku*ino»s- TTashinston. Dec. 17.—\Vo!coit of Colorado, chairman of the commission appointed by Presiden: ilcKlnley to secure, if possible, the co-operation of foreign countries in an internp.tional con- i ference upon the silver question, said in. I the senate yesterday chat the commis- j sion had not ye; made a report to the I president and it \vas uncertain when a I report would be made. Negotiations for ! a. bimetallic conference, he said, are stiil I pending, but VToIcott assured the sen- ! ate that the commission had no in' tendon of prolonging- Us effort beyond | the point where reasonable hope of suc- j cess exists. "Wolcott promised to ex- j plain fully the work of the commission • in a speech to be delivered after the holiday recess. A resolution directing the secretary of war to send supplies to American md other sufferers in the Klondike region was passed. Pritchard of Xorth Carolina, chairman of the civQ service investigating committee, delivered a brief speech upon the execution of the ci«l service !a.T as. developed bv_l}is So Partisan Civil Service— No Greenback Retirement — Cuban Independence. "Washington, Dec. 17.— A caucus of the Populist members of the house of representatives was held at the National hotel. The following: resolutions were adopted unanimously except that referring- to civil service: "That it is the sense of this caucus that we will resist all efforts to so modify the existing- civil service law as to enable any party that may be in power to fill the different positions in civil service with partisans. That we are opposed to and will resist all efforts to destroy our geenbacks ajid treasury notes, whether it be by direct legislation or by the subterfuge of refusing to reissue the same except in exchange for gold. "That we are opposed to any scheme of enlarging the powers of national banks. That %ve oppose the conferring of the power to issue notes designed to have the same functions as money to any bank, corporation or individual. That we i'avor the early consideration and passage of a joint resolution recognizing the independence of the Cuban republic. That we are in favor of the early passing of an eo.uitable voluntary bankruptcy bill." MeKenna Nominated for Justice. Washington, Dec. 17. — James H. Ef;k- el^, comptroller of the currency, presented his resignation yesterday morning to President HcKinley. It will take effect Dec. 31. Later in the day the president sent the following nominations to the senate: Joseph McKenna, of California, to be associate justice of the supreme court: Charles G. Dawes, of Illinois, to be comptroller of the currency: court of private claims, Joseph R. Reed, of Iowa, to be chief justice; Lewis Mills, attorney of. the -Dnited States for the southern district of Iowa, To Permit Chinese Naturalization. Washington, Dec. 17. — Representative Smith, of Illinois, by request introduced a bill yesterday to permit the naturalization of Americanized Chinese, making eligible only male Chinese of gocdrepute, resident in the "United States for ten years; who have discarded the Chinese dress, adopted that of this country and who speakt English. Fir* I>Gstruy* a Coart House. Ardmore, I. T., Dec. 17.— Fire, said to be the work of incendiaries, yesterday destroyed the court house here, consuming the written testimony in the Indian citizenship cases, affecting 1,500 persons, besides many valuable court records. The fire also destroyed the implement house of the K. A. Tslme company, causing an additional loss of WO.OOO, with $15.000 insurance. The lose on the court house cannot be estimated. Chris Merry, Wife Murderer, Chicago, Dec. 17. — Telegrams from the Chicago detective sent to Princeton, Cy., say the two men under arrest there are Chris. Merry, the peddler, and his alleged accomplice. Smith. The pair are tor the murder of. Merry's mf*. Hint :IA to Archer's Motive. The scenes along the Strand at' the hour when the theatre closed last night was remarkable. By that time the special editions of the evening papers were out and the newsboys were shouting around the theatre exits that Terriss had been murMer'ed. At first the peopile refused to place any credence in the report, but when they found it true horror and indignation were generally expressed. When Archer arrived at the police station, he still held the weapon, apparently a big butcher knife, concealed beneath his cape. On being charged with murder he is reported to have replied: "He's done me out of the benevolent fund this morning and I am out of It for life." The murderer was placed in a cell and is under a special watch. Foretold In an Actov's Dream. The understudy of the deceased actor tells a curious story of how Wednesday- night he dreamed that he saw Terriss lying on a landing surrounded by a crowd, and raving. He says: "I told my colleagues this morning and could not get the horrible dream off my mind the whole day. Judge of my horror on arriving at the theatre tonight, just as the deed was perpetrated. I believe that but for the poilce the crowd would have lynched Archer." Another member of the Adelphi company gays the assassin was known at the theatre as "Mad Archer," and that when ordered or the premises last night he muttered "Not yet." Assassin Had a Common Grievance. Others . say that Archer nursed a grievance against Terriss even before he left hisi employment-at the theatre. More than once he stood in the wings and indulged in sarcastic comments on Terriss' acting, such as "Fools often succeed in life where men of geniu* fail." The assassin made no attempt to escape. When seized he offered to go quietly to the police station. Miss Millward, when it was seen that Terrias was dying, competely broke down with grief. William Terriss was born in London, Oct. IS, 1S51, and came of an excellent family. His father was a Kentish county gentleman and his mother, a sister of the celebrated historian of Greece, the late George Grote. Terriss was a nom de theatre, the real name of the deceased actor being William Lewin. They Had All Passed That Coin. Great Falls, Mont., Dec. 17.—K it proves genuine the last missing coin of the United States dollar issue of 1S04 I has been discovered in northern Montana. Billy Seymour, a bartender at Choteau. found an odd-looking dollar in counting the cash a few days ago. The following day he exhibited it to several friends, among whom was one who recognized it as a dollar of 1S04. In a short time every man who had passed a dollar over Seymour's bar that day called to claim the dollar, having "passed it by mistake." G. A. B. National Encampment; Cincinnati. Dec. 17.—The date for the national encampment of the Grand Army of the Republic was fixed late yesterday afternoon for the week beginning Sept. 5. To come to this conclusion it required a long conference. The loca! committee some time ago had recommended the week preceding—Aug. 2S to Sept. 3. This met opposition on the ground that it would c»oe just before pension payment in Ohio • and several other states. It also was objectionable because it lapped over from one month to the other. Declare* Hi* Honor's Action Lawt«u ••< To Be Resisted. Omaha, Dec. 17. — On Wednesday 3'udge Keyser, of the district court, is- lued an injunction which forbade The World-Herald publishing or referring to a resolution of the license board passed Kov 29, announcing the determination of the. board to be governed in granting licenses 1>- a former finding of the board that The World-Herald was th« paper of the largest circulation in Douglas county. It also enjoined the agents of the paper from soliciting such adver- lisemeiv.3. .The World-Herald was not a party 10 the injunction proceedings, but Gilbert M. Hitchcock, publisher of the paper, was served with the order. He publishes an open letter to Judge Keyser in The World-Herald from which the following is taken: "I consider this to be an attempt to abridge the liberty of the press. 1 believe it to be lawless. I believe it to be malicious. I shall resist it by all lawful means in. my power, and notify you that The World-Herald is one Institution of the . country which will not be run by injunction." In order to put the matter to the test the publisher therefore published the proscribed matter in the same article, calling attention to the fact. As soon as the court opened yesterday morning it issued an order citing Hitchcock to appear and show cause why he should not be punished for contempt.- The case is set for hearing jtomorrow morning. ILLINOIS LEGISLATIVE DOINGS. ' One Kesolution Ruled Out— Some BilU t» KuiM! the IVevenuo. Spring-field, Ills., Dec, 17.— The housa was in session only a few minutes yesterday morning, transacting no business Tht» roll was called for the Introduction of bills, but none was presented. In the senate Sullivan offered a resolution instructing United States senators and re-questing representatives to vote on the postal savings banks bill. Crawford made the point .of order that the resolution was foreign to the governor's call. Lieutenant Governor Northcott sustained the point and the resolution^, was ruled out. Lundin introduced a bill authorizing • cities, villages and towns to levy a tax-of 2 per cent, on the grogs receipts of gas and electric light corporations. Sullivan introduced a bill for the taxation of telephones $1 each. The senate committee on appropriations has ordered a favorable report on the bill appropriating J60.000 for the Quincy Soldiers' and Sailors' home. The Democratic state central committee at a meeting here yesterday named a committed to confer with members of th« assembly and cause to be introduced revenue and primary bills in opposition to the Republican measures. Civil Service Reformer* Cincinnati, Dec. n.— The Civil Service- Reform League met here yesterday, ' Carl Schurz in the chair, and that gen-' tVem'an proceeded to "roast" the anti- civil service reformers after a, manner for which the said Carl Schurz is famous. Later reports of progress were ' made from a number of states and- all- were encouraging to the member*. lillnol*' State Grange. Springfield, Ills., Dec. 17.— At the session of the Illinois state grange the f ol- ' lowing officers were elected: Master, Oliver C. Wilson. o£ Putnam county: overseer, F. C. Seiler, of Wabash county; steward, Charles Green, of Macon county. The report of the committe^^on so-operation was adopted. Paris, Dec. 17. —Alphonse Daudat J» dead- Daudet expired at 8 o'clock last night. He was dining -with his family, whan he was seized with a sudden aryncope. Physicians -were summoned, bat he di*d almost Immediately. Enamel Trott 3len 'at Chicago* Chicago, De«. 17.—The promoters of the scheme lor the $25,000,000 enamelware trust which had its inception, at a recent meeting of manufacturersof that product ia St. Louis, met In Chicago yesterday, but did not succeed irr perfecting their organization. Two large concerns are still standing out, and it Is admitted that the trust cannot be operative without them. Haven't Beard at Ajiy Insult*. Berlin. Dec. 17.—The semi-official North German Gazette announces that nothing- is known here of any iBKults being offered to C srman officers at Port au Prince, Hayti. DROEMBKRv A OKK.VTXOXTH We all nragt oave gome- thin? to give lorCtiritsunat Hauk tOW TCftX more, ma at lew price too, than nay body Bur K>OM- thinv that wtillutaltte time. Hr pi ami W»tche« bribe knudrrd •CIO Broadway. DUmondvs DpMtaMv. 0, A. HAUK, Jeweler * Optidtt BBfOTtof Dm hr two AWIVNIV

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