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Henry Watson, • • ' . */ Contractor and Builder. * * McAdam, Building; Stone, Cat Stone, Curbing, ¥ D0orMU«, Window Sills, etc., etc,, Alw*y* «» "»»«!* *»•«• «»••»•' '• Cement, Lime, Aaii'd and Plaste/ Pari5 fHln| Into th» QunrrJo*. ^ AUTON, ILL Senate Passes Supreme Court Site Bill. • IIVOCATEI) Ul SEXATOn MOIIRIM,. the Site for Hie New Hnlldlng It ,l»»t Knit of ili« Capital Grounds—tllll Ho- latlng In tlio Shipping of Scnmeii PASSIM! • !>y Ilin House—ScrrHftrjr of tlm Interior Bliss to Itfilgn In n Sliorl Time—I'M. nernt nf (lennrnl OHM In. Washington, Dec. 14.-ln his opening prayer In the senate Chaplain Mllburn made touching allusion to the death of Mrs. Bright, wife of the Rcrgcant-at- urms of the senate. The senate paused a bill Increasing the pension of Klenzir Smith of New Hampshire, who Is over 100 years old and one of the three Bur- vlvors of the war of 1812, to »30 a month. Berry gave notice of an amendment he will offer to the Nicaragua canal bill providing for the direct appropriation of money for the con- Sfrnctlon of the canal and limiting the coat to $115,000,000. The amendment provides for the construction of the canal by the Maritime company and gives the government a Hen upon the property to ba foreclosed under circumstances fully enumerated. Berry Dialed the object of the amendment to be to eliminate the bond feature of the bill. Another was to deprive the Marl- time company of any shares of stock as nl the present bill, leaving the United States, Nicaragua and Costa Rica the only stockholders. Amendment to Canal BUI. Rawllns also gave notice of an amendment to the Nicaragua bill providing that the act should not go Into effect until the United States should secure by treaty the right to fortify and garrison the canal, to send armed vessels and munitions of war through It In time of war and to close It against any other nation with whom the United Stales may be at war. Morrill, In accordance with previous notice, addressed the senate on his bill authorizing the purchase.of a site east.of the Capitol grounds In Washington, for a building for the United States supreme court. Notwithstanding his advanced nge, the venerable senator handled the oubject with exceptional vigor and effectiveness. He urged the propriety ot erecting a building in keeping with the dignity of the court, and claimed that the recent fire In the court's quarters in the Capitol emphasized the Importance of.the measure. The senate, after the speech, promptly passed the supreme court site bill. - House Proceedings. When the house met the previous question had been ordered on the passage of the bill which was under con? slderatlon when the house adjourned the day before to amend the laws relating to the shipping of seamen and the vote was taken by ayes and nays. The (amendment was disagreed to—105 to 125 —and the bill was passed without division. On motion of Hay of Virginia a resolution fras adopted calling upon the secretary of war for Information as to what towns In Porto Rico, Cuba and the Philippines are required to be garrisoned, how many troops will be nec- esssory for that purpose, and how many soldiers will be needed for the United States proper. Another resolution was adopted calling upon the secretory of state for .information as to the alleged outrages-"upon Bishop Earl Cranston at Pekln, China, In September last, and as to what, If any, steps had been'laken Insecure suitable redress. The house then went Into committee of the whole and took up the district appropriation bill. "r~ FUNERAL OP GARCIA. "'•**>' Remains Placed In Ihe Keoelvlng Vault of Arlington Ceuictary. Washington, Dec. 14.—The funeral of General Callxto Qarcla took place here. Mass was celebrated at St. Patrick's 'atliollc church at 10 o'clock,- and the remains were conveyed to Arlington, where the body was placed In the receiving vault to await shipment to Cu- wherc final Interment will be made. The funeral services were Impressive. The remains were escorted from the Raleigh, where they had rested In state since the old soldier's death, to St. Patrick's church on Tenth, between F and Q streets by two batteries of artillery. Right Rev. Fa:her O'Goimon of Iowa. Rev. Father McGee, Mmsignor Stephan. director of the Catholic Indian Bureau and Monslgnor Sbarrnll of the apostolic delegation, celebrated mass for the dead, and Archbishop Ireland delivered the funeral sermon. The archbishop's tribute to the patriot's memory was eloquently pathetic. The lonorary pall-bearers were Pe.ritary of State Hay, Generals Miles. Shaffer. Wheeler, Senator Tnurston, Senator Money, Senator Mason and Hon. John R. Proctor. Active pall-hearers were eight "non-commissioned officers from ihe Washington barracks. KUANCK ACCKl'TS THE GIFT, Deuotes ti Site for America'* Monument to Washington, Dec 14.—France has formally accepted the gift of the Lafayette monument and donated an excel- ent site for Its location The informs;ion was received by Commissioner General Fred W. Peck In a cablegram !rom ex-Mlnlfter Woodford, which is follows: French government accepts Lafayette monument with gratitude* Grants site on government ground originally ntended for statue of Napoleon. Beautifully located, heart of Paris, opposite principal entrance Louvre gallery on naln axil In rear Gambetta monument. Position highly Indorsed by minister Ine arts and Cumbon. Place will be called Lafayette square. "WOODFORD." Mr. Peck and Robert J. Thompson came In from Chicago and convened the Lafayette memorial commission at the Arlington hotel. Senator Allison, Arch- }tihop Ireland, Comptroller Dawes and Mr. Harris were present. In the In- 'ormal proceedings the memorial Qoin- mlttee showed the movement had already assumed the dimensions of success. They have already collected |50.- KKl. Three times that amount (encoded More than the required sum has been tendered to the committee by John W. Mackay, Cyn * ."! y.it-Yrn.UI; und other wealthy Aiiur.tunii. but the memorial commute* pr..fer to look to con- Kro»« lor any delli'lt Tiie prevent plan IB to have conan-is npfiroprlaie a sum of money f6r thf raloaol equul to that •ubeorlbed by the M ' mil children. Com- mlMloner Gc-r.e., : li has decided on his commlttie to i c t n dtsgn for the Lafayette rnur.iiiin It will be composed of J CJ. V.';ii-j president of the National Fvu:ploriT society, Prealdent pi»«t of the Amerlrun Institute of Architecture and John Lafurge, presluonj of the American Art •octety. TO .IIB8IUN. Nil Mrg« Htulneu InUratt* Call tilm from tb* Cablust. , Dec. 14.—It li very probable th*vt S«W*UH< mini w >" t *" lder •"• mi«jj»tton wltHCa-A..abort time t« BAKIN& POWDER ABSOLUTELY felRE Makes the food moire delicious and wholesome lit CO., NEW VOftK, president. He has had the ptcp und^t consideration for some time. dei>mlnR It necessary that he should be free to devote more time to his large business Interests. The resignation, It can be stated, will not be due In the least to mss. my differences with the president or ills other adv.HITS but to Mr. Bliss' reluctance for pun ; ly private pt-rsonal reasons to continue longer In office as .secretary of the Interior, At the tlim' he entered the cab net It was said semi- officially that he (lid not Intend to serve out the term of four years but would retire at some fitting opportunity. It Is presumed oflflcial announcement will not be made until the president has chosen Mr. Bliss' successor. Military Governor of Culm, Washington, Dec. 14.—Major General Brooke arrived In Washington from Fortress Monroe and was closeted with Secretary Alger. He then. In company with Adjutant General Corbin proceeded to the White House and when he returned to the war department it was formally announced that the president had designated him to be military governor of the Island of Cuba, a new post which carries with It all the control over the military and civil branches'ot the island formerly exercised by the captain general under the Spanish regime. IteceaH Appointment*. Washington. Dec. 14.— The president has sent a large number of recess appointments to the senate, among them being Hamilton G. Ewart, to be district judge of the western district of North Carolina, and' Edward R. Meek, to be district judge for the northern district of Texas. These two failed of confirmation at the close of the last session. The nam? of Albert C. Thompson, to be district Judge for the southern district of Ohio, was among the number. Hrj»n'» Resignation Accepted. Washington, Dec. 14.—William Jennings Bryan is no longer an officer of the United States army. His resignation as colonel of volunteers has been received at the war department. It was accepted at once. Word to that effect was telegraphed to Mr. Bryan, who Is with his regiment In Savannah, Ga. President GOOH to Atlanta. Washington, Dec. 14.—The president and party left Washington at 2 o'clock In the afternoon over the Souther.R railway for a week's trip through trie south, the primary object being to attend the peace jubilee to be held In Atlanta, Ga., Wednesday and Thursday of this week. Colonel Bright') Wife Dead. Washington, Dec. 14.—Mrs. R. J. Bright, wife of Colonel Brisht, sergeant-at-arms of the United States senate, died In Washington. The American Ethical union has concluded Its convention In Milwaukee. Terrible Atrocities Committed in Northern Luzon. FRIAltS ARK I1KATEN AM) HANGED Tito IlUlinp Subjected to (lie Grossest In dignities and Nuns In tile Conven Shninefiilly Trciiletl—Itvltvli Attack Village lu the Island of Formovn. Uuri the Homeland Kill tt Number nf thaln habitants. San Francisco, Dec. 14.—The Manila correspondent of the Hong Kong Pren gives details of the shocking treatmen of friars and other prlspners capture by Insurgents In the northern part o the Island of Luzon. General Leybe whc was sent by Agulnaldo to attac the cities In the extreme north of Lu zcn, sent a report to his chief that h had brought the entire section raldei completely under the control of th Filipinos. Leybe also mentions In hi report the capture of 124 friars and laj brothers, many Spanish soldiers, wit their arms and property, nnd sllve and gold valued at $500,000. The Pres i correspondent states that from Spanls I sources have come reports of lerrlbl • atrocities committed by rebels who ar . said to have looted the churches In ,th I towns of Calgayan and Apairl. The correspondent says: "The bishop vvaf, subjected to the grossest Indlgnl lies. The friars were beaten with stick and kicked and hung up In the torrl sun for several hours. The natives wer forbidden to render the friars any as slfitnnce.' During their greatest suffer Ing, while hanging hungry and nakei In the burning sun, Chinese and native furtively supplied them with food an water. One aged friar was placed upon a horse's saddle and jumped until bloo poured from his mouth and nose. An other, It Is said, was clothed only In rain coat, carried In triumph for 20 yards, and then cudgeled to death ml savage cries. Nuns In the convent wer subjected to shameless treatment" ATROCITIES IN FOKMOSA. Village Attacked by Iiobi-l« Who Kill Per sous and Hum House*,San Francisco, Dec. 14.—Terrible atrocities are reported from Formosa Two hundred rebels recently attackec a village, surprising the people and looting the palace. They burned thirty seven houses. A Japanese police • in spector and six constables perished In repelling the attack. One constable was captured alive. The Insurgents fas tened on his back the bloo.dy heads o his companions and drove him befori thorn Into the woods: ' Reinforcement: were sent _to the village, where the mutilated bodies of the > victims weri found. One constable, who escaped, killed his own wife and child with his Japanese sword to prevent them from becoming captives. He was then killed by tin savages. There is much disquietude among the Inhabitants of Hankow since the recent fire, in which 3,000 people lost their lives. Several smaller fires have occurred since, all believed to be the work of Incendiaries. The Shanghai Dally Press says five Chinese were caught In the act of Igniting as many dwellings. They were thrown Into the flames and burned alive. Poultry Show at St. LouU. St. Louis, Dec. 14.—The fifth annual pigeon and poultry exhibition of the St. Louis Fanciers' association Is now open and will be the center of interest A World's k Tribute. America Leads 1 I the Nations in the March ^| of Progress. Among the wonders of the World's Columbian Fair the grandest was the exhibit of American products. The Ivx- hihitiou wns, in this respect, an object lesson of the grandeur and glory of the Republic. Among the exhibits from the United States no article of Its class stood so high as Dr. Price's Cream Baking Powder The Chief Chemist of the Agricultural department at Washington, backed by an intelligent jury nt the Exposition, . found it 'strongest in leavening power, peerless in its purity nnd beyond comparison in uniform excellence. Received Highest Award At the World's Fair. The award iti a matter of official record, • Nothing eoulcJ wttle to decisively the immeasureable luperf- ority of Df, Price'* over all other powderi ai the ffrtat honot at Chicago. Hinonc r»>'!"i.> mv.'iK until n CIURI-A. Dec. 10. Thf Inrxest dlsplny of lilnls Irt the nflFtoclntlon'p history IH offered. Kvery HlBle In HIP M'uslsKippI valley Is ropreo'lited IITH! thr rotnpctltl'in 1)0- twepn pxhlbltoru Is lively. One of the most striklns fun I urcn of the show IB thn exlillilt of plKCiins, which ocintnlna over 1,000 hinls. fmn<- Nc»r Itnrlnl Alive. pwn Knlln. WIs., Hoc. 14.- Wlllinni Kcnnody, who wns a tncmlie of company 10, of the Third Wisconsin while In Porto Hlco was 111 for n Ion time with typhoid fever, nnd for twen ty-lhree diiyn wn« unconscious. At on time II was thought liy the nurses tlm he wns dcnd, nnd prcparntlons wer made for Ihe funeral, even Rolng BO fa as to plnce young Krnneily In his coffin But Ijcfore he was consigned to earl It wns discovered that he was stlllallve ChlrngH Franchise Wnr* Chicago, Doc. 14.— The city council by n vote of 3fi to 27, withdrew th street car franchise extension ordln ance from Ihe joint committee o; streets nnd iilleys north, south an west, and then under the rules It wen to Ihe committee on rnllronds. A mo lion to defer all action on the ordlnanc until after the Allen law was repeale received 3S votes to 25 against, bu failed of passage, not having receive the necessary two-thirds. I.lBljIIHion, $280,000 1 A«»ets, 91,000. Chattanooga, Tenn., Dec. 14.— D. W Hughes yesterday filed a petition In bankruptcy, giving liabilities of JSSO.OM and assets of $1,000. There are abou 100 creditors, Ihe principal ones being located In ihe eouth. THE EXCELLENCE OF SYRUP OF FIGS is due not only to the originality and simplicity of the combination, but also to the care and skill with which it is manufactured by scientific processes known to the CALIFORNIA Pio SVBUP Co. only, and we wish to impress upon all the importance of purchasing the true and original remedy. As the genuine Syrup of Figs is manufactured by the CALIFORNIA Fio SVBUP Co. only, a knowledge of that fact will assist one in avoiding 1 the worthless imitations manufactured by other parties. The high standing of the CALI- FOBislA Fia Srmrp Co. with the medical profession, and the satisfaction which the genuine Syrup of Figs has given to millions of families, makes the names of the Company a guaranty of the excellence of its remedy. It is far in advance of all other laxatives, as it acts on the kidneys, liver and bowels without irritating or weakening them, and it does not gripe nor nauseate. In order to get its beneficial effects, please remember the name of the Company— CALIFORNIA FIG SYRUP CO. •AN FRAlt 01806, O*L LOdBTILLK. Ki, MEW T »ItB. W. T. '•Noblesse Oblige" Not lltfl Motto. Kalamazoo, Mich., Dee. 14.—Fredericl von Hartman, who was arrested here on a charge of burglary, says he belongs to the German nobility, his father beltib Baron von Hartman, of Cologne, Ger many. He soys he called Emperor William a fool and was threatened wltl arrest, and that he fled (o America year ago and held a position In Chicago until he commenced a career o crime. Banquet To Bo Given liryan. Lincoln. Neb., Dec. It—Colonel Bryan Is to be given an opportunity to tell of his military experience on his return to Lincoln. On the 20th of this month the Bryan Traveling Men's club will tender a complimentary banquet to Bryan anc Representative Bailey, the latter having accepted an Invitation to be present and speak. American I'ugllUt Wins* New Cagtle-on-Tyne, England, Dec. 14, —Bobby Dobbs, the American, beat Dick Burge in a boxing contest here last night for a purse of £260 and £300 a elde. In the eighth round Burge clalmec a foul which the referee refused to allow. SENSATIONAL SUIT. Ann Arbcr llullrond and Wellington 11 Hurt Are DurenUuntM. ColumbuB, O., Dec. H.—A special from Toledo, O., says the Merchants' Nation al bank of Baltimore has commenced a sensational suit In the United States court against the Ann Arbor railroad and Wellington H. Burt. The bank alleges that while Burt was receiver of the road, through fraud nnd gross de- celt, he received an order of foreclosure and sale 5 of the road, and formed n syndicate to buy In the property valued at $10,000,000 for $2,000,000. The petition avers that while receiver, Burt formed a syndicate to buy bonds and then sold them at a big advance. It then charges that the purchasers of the road at once bonded It for $7,000,000 and Issued $7,000,000 common and preferred stock and asks the court to vacate the order of foreclosure and sale. The Baltimore bank Is a creditor of the road. Mutiny In n Culurudo I'rUoit, Denver, Dec. H.—A mutiny occurred In the state penitentiary at Canon City, and three men were Injured, one seriously. They are: li!. I<J. Van Oohren, guard, cut about face and neck with a razor, wounds may prove fatal; H. O. FlUpatrlck, guard, cut In the same manner, though hlii Injuries are comparatively light; George Miller, a convict, shot In the leg, small llesh wound. Wunt nil Ainurlt'un Nuperhilfmttunt. Sun Juan, Dee. 14.—The Insular cabinet of 1'orto Hlco ban dei Itlrd to sicurs an elllulcnt American superintendent for the 1'orto Hlcan schools. General John Katun, the well-known educator and formerly United State's commissioner of education, has been Helected and •ent for. Twont) >Thr.)0 -lltiloiv /eru. West Huperlor, Win.. Dec. H.—Monday nlifht was the coldest of Ihe wln- ttr, 23 below nero being registered for the night, and at 8:80 Tuesday morning it wan II below. The wcathur wai olear tnd no wind. lltnakman ludluttxt by \Vliulimulo. Hot Bprlngs, S. D., Dec. H.—The (frond tury yesterday returned Indictments against thirty-two stockmen for limn•laughter In connection with the killing >f John Hkktnun, a xhcepmun who wu« hot last spring becuuee he refused to remove hli Rtieep from the range. All lav* been arrested. HOLIDAY GOODS Wo are prnp»red to «how a large imortnlent of ... of all kinds and prices. Lace Curtains. Poriiers, Table Covers. Bent CARPET SWDEPERS made. Besides an Elegant Btook of CARPETS and Room HI70 RUf'S, A.Neerman&Son. OVERCOAT SALE A Now is your time to buy an Overcoat Cheap. We :1 have " r $ m 300 Men and Boys' Ovcrocats, 1 ." *j which we will sell for the next 20 days ' s REGARDLESS OF COST. } We mu?t clear them, out-and it will pay you to come and * * price before you purchase; "'. Model Sho| & Clothing Co. We desire to call attention to our New PALL AND HOLIDAY GOOD And invite you to inspect our line of Beaut If ers, Parlor Pieces and Desks. Our stock is more comp'ete and our prices lowei than ever before. For good go )ds at low prices deal with the reliable and old established furniture house of J. SCTTER & SON 210 M'. Third Street. FALL and WIN! 1899. Ihe most complete line of Foreign and Domestic Woolens for Suits, Pants and Overcoats, just re-, , ceived. btyle, Fjt, Workmanship and Prices guaranteed. Come and be Convinced before going elsewhere. M. MORITZ, i Merchant Tailor, 112 West Third si W.e Have an Elegant Line of WINTER SUITINGS for you to select. Also a nandsome line of ^ Men's Furnishing: In Latest Styles. 203 West Third Street. J. Bauer &i[Sons FURNITURE, Undertakers and Erabalmera, Second Street.] ^ 'Opposite City Hall. Alton/ IU. Electric Power. We are prepared to contract for Electric Power at Low fates. If you know of any rnanufactrer who s seeking lo- ation ask him to correspond with us. Electric Motors can be used for running Elevators! perating all kinds of machinery: pumping water; in fact ny mechanical application. call on us for ' 4 i •i J V« # r^ g A • Electric Incandescent Lights, Telephone 93. 'BREVITY IS TUB SOUL OF* WIT." , YOU SAPOLJO.