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The New Age
DAY, DECEMBER 23, 1899.
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President, H. W. Corbetts cnshler, E. 0. WltliliiKton: imslstnnt cashier, J. W. Newklrk; second
nvsistont fHnhler, W. C. Alvoril.
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Comirelionlvfl Ilevlnir nf tlio Import
ant Ilnppeiilnc of tlio 1'ii.t Weak
Culled From tho Telornplt Coluutne.
Tho Now York stock oxclmngo was
throwu iuto n panic by two largo fall
urea. Tho liouso passed tho currency bill
by ii vote of 100 to 100. Elovcu Demo
crats voted for It.
Tho weather bureau nt Fort Canhy
has been closed nnd tho work will hero
after bo done nt Astoria.
Tlio verdict of tho jury in tho Mc
Dimiol enso wns manslaughter, with tb
oxtrcmo penalty recommended.
Howard Tuttle, u foriner Portland
Or., boy, denies that ho is tho nia't
who jumped into tho bay near Snn
Yamhilll county hopgrowors havs
decided to go into tlio pool and havi
Bent delegates to tlio Oregon Hopgrow
Tlio La.Malro Optical Company, ot
Franco, with a capital ot $1,000,000,
will establish branch factories In Illi
nois aud Connecticut.
Tlio oxocutlvo committeo of tha
Brothorhood of Locomotive Engineevi
have decided to build a $1)00,000 build
ing in Cleveland, O.
A South Pacific naval station will
bo established as soon as condition in
tho Philippines admit of tho with
drawal of somo of tlio ships there.
Tho German navy may bo used in
conjunction with thoso of Franco and
Russia to exert pressure to prevent re
iuforcomonts reaching South Africa.
Tho president of tho Brown unlvers
ity asserts that if England whips the
Boers it will bring on a war of nations
in which tho United States must pat'
In tho steer-tying contest nt Donvcr,
Col., Ed. Harroll defeated "Doc."
Uoodiu, tying 11 vo steers in 5 miuutof.
20 seconds. Goodin claimed the
It is probable that tho distressed
bark roportod nshoro near Point Bonilla
on Novomhor 18, is the long-missing
Colusa, which sailed from Honolulu on
Octobor 0 for Esquimault.
Lieutenant Thomas M. Brumby, flag
lioutenaut to Admiral Dewey during
tho Manila campaign, who has boeo
-ill with typhoid foer for several weoks,
died nt Uarlleld hospital, Washington.
General Mothucn is preparing foi
Tho German press aud people are
jubilant over Bullor's defeat.
Major-General Wood anticipates hav
ing a pleasant time in Havana.
Agitators aro alarming tho pcacoable
natives of tho island of Negros.
Throe Mexicans woro killed as n re
sult of a light near Florence, Ariz.
Now York is working hard to socuro
tlio noxt national Democratic conven
tion. Tho Broadway National Dank, of Bos
ton, has failod, with liabilities of $3,
000,000. "William H. Carpenter, poot and edi
tor, died at his homo iu Baltimore,
Tho usual lnrgo numbor of British
ofllcers woro killed iu tho engagement
Agulnaldo lino retreated into tho
mountains nnd Major Marsh has given
up tho chase.
Tlio Boers captured a grent qunntlty
of British supplies and ammunition at
Tho Forty-eighth United Stntes in
fa'ntry has been released from quaran
tine at Angel island. ''
Buller's casualties In tho battle nt
Tugela river, In killed, wounded aud
missing, number 1,100.
Tho American Federation of Lator
has registered an emphatic disapproval
of government subsidies,
Baron Roberts has been appointed to
supersede General Buller iu command
of tho South Africnn forces.
Four pertons were burned to death
In Alliance Ky., as a result of a child
throwing somo powder in n lire.
The Ancient Onlor of Hibernians
will douato $1,000,000 to aid tho Boers
in their fight agaiust tho F.uglish.
The Spanish government has formal
ly recognized General Castro as presi
dent of tho republio of Venezuela.
A farewell banquet at Carleton,
Euglaiid, iu aid of the fund of tho
American hospital-ship Maine, realized
Firo completely destroyed tlio school
annex building of St. Michaels orphan
asylum, of Pittsburg I'a., with a losi
A Cleveland, Akron & Columbus pas
beuger train collided with a switch
eugiuo near Cleveland, killing tho eu
gineer, fireman and conductor.
Oregon phensnuts aro to bo "planted"
G iueral Chaffee may bo sent to tho
Phi. ippines to succeed General Law toil.
jnyor-meotiugs are being held In
Hoflnud for tho success of tho Boor
Trio navy is in need of nioro training
vessels nnd two lirst-clnss ones will
boojm bo asked for.
Tureo wagon loads of mail will leave
on tho transport Grant for tho soldiers
in tho Philippines.
The Santa Fo is now a competitor
ngafhst the Southern Pacific for South
AJParis dispatch says that tho bank
of Ijussla has advanced tlio bank of
3lvo big lawsuits hnvo been insti
tuted in Chicago courts between Mon
tana cattle companies.
JBmiuol Gompers has been uuanl
inossly re-elected president of tho
American Federation of Labor.
Tjio Interstate commerce commission
will grant railways more timo to equip
thofr cars with safety nppliauces.
A innrvolous quartz discovery is re
ported from Dawson. Tho oro assays
$809 to the ton, and tho ledge is a mile
Stnntor Fairbanks haB introduced a
bllHgranting n pension of $2,000 yearly
to tlio widow of General Lawton. A
similar bill lias been Introduced in
Tho National Association of Retail
Druggists is strengthening its focres to
light tho cut-rate druggists throughout
Nestor Pouco do Leon, a linoal do
Rcendaut of Pouco do Leon, discoverer,
of Florida, is dead at Havana. Ho
was treasurer of tho Cuban junta dur
ing tho war.
Boors, witli a sense of humor, pout
Badeu-Powoll, at Mafeking, a message
iu a five-pound shell: "Don't drink
all tho whisky; leave somo for us
when wo get In."
Tho consul from tho Orango Free
State In Now York city reports that
many Americans have applied to him
for enlistment in tho Boor nrmy. Tlio
majority of tho applicants woro sold
iers who fought iu tlio Spanish-American
England's troubles aro multiplying.
Abyw'iihi now throatons to turn iixm
tho British. Emperor Menelik can put
200.'000 men in tho field aud is said to
have been preparing for war over tlio
quection ot territorial rights. His
armjunont Is iu excellent condition.
Tlio sonnto will take up Iht currouoy
blllim Jauuary 4.
(iu rciiurnuoii 01 uutor nuHiieoinreii
'slavory oxlsts iu Hawaii.
k T. ... TI- t. 1 ..
Tho Negros uprising was caused by
tho'Filipino junta at Hong Kong.
Two Chicago olootrlolans aro holrs to
au estate in Ilungarj- worth $1,000,
000f. lnro in Floronco, S. 0., dostroyed
thorolty hall, hotel, batik and five
controller of tho treasury finds
jjiral Sampson was aliowod too
mains of tho lato Lioutouant
'l woro sout to Atlanta, Ga., for
lvos were lost iu tho burning
big teuemout houses in Now
1 is innkiug preparations for his
,'flght against Governor Taylor,
nsports Hancock and City of
vo roached Manila with two
employes of tho Penusyl
ad will lio retired aud pen-
uary 10, 1000.
d has at last decided to send
y'alry to South Africa. This is
tic 10 uuuer'H wisnes.
tor Mcllride, of Oregon, has in-
ed a hill to increaso tho pay of
carriers in largo cities.
nator Shoup and party will visit
aud New Moxico to riiiwrt on
pplicatlou for statehood.
(Liawton was killed wiitio in
is troops at San Mateo, Lu-
was shot in tho breast and
au Joseph H. Manloy, of
Iphia, believes that ouly metro
JJ' uewspajwrs should bo repro-
t national conventions.
Audrews, superintendent of tho
duago public schools, may lose his
'through public advocacy of Great
ftuiu'seide in tho South Africau war.
the supremo court of Ohio has ren
ted its aecision in tho bribery case
Lttoruey-Geueral Monnett ngninft
ISteilard Oil Compnny. Tlio at-
neygeneral furnished information to
t effect that he was approached by
irleu Squlros, of New York, with a
qi f juu,uuu 11 110 would permit
uss.peuding agaiust tho Standard
0ttPtty to go by default. It was
14 tbat Mr. Squires was the repro-
live -o0the Standard Oil Com-
Tits decision dismisses the cases
ground that this fuct was not
Grand School Work of Booker
COLLEGE FOR COLORED RACE
Kx-rrcitlitiiit CIuvoIiuhI'm Oi'iittrixm (lift
Kxpt'iMlt'il Only by Tlmt of Mr. Ituitt
liiKtou, th ltullxriiy MiiRiuito.
A public meeting was hold at tio
Madison Square Garden Concert hall
Monday, Decombor -1, for tho purpose
of arousing interest iu tho raising of an
ondowmont of $500,000 for tho Tusko
goo Normal aud Industrial Institute.
Hon. Carl Schurz, iu tho abseuco of ex
President Clovolaud, presided, and ad
dresses woro niado by Mr. Booker T.
Washington, Mr. "William II. Baldwin,
jr., and Walter II. Pago. Tho hall
was packed with people
Ex-Presldcut Clovolaud, who wan un
able to bo present nnd prcsido because
of sickness, sent tho following lottor,
which Is of special interest to tho read
ers of Tlio Ago because of Mr. Cleve
land 'h known friendliness (0 tho raco:
My Dear Mr. Washington My ina
bility to attend tho mooting tomorrow
evening, in the interest of thoTuskcgoo
Institute, Is a very great disappoint
ment to mo. If my participation could
have iu tho slightest degree aided tho
cause you represent, or in tho least en
couraged you iu your noblo oHorts, I
would have felt that my highest duty
was in closo company with my great
est personal gratification.
It has frequently occurred to 1110
that iu the present condition of our free
Negro population in tho South and
tho incidents often surrounding them,
wo cannot absolutely calculato that
tho future- of our nation will bo free
from dinars and vcouvulslous, perhaps
not loss lamentablo than those which
resulted from the enslaved Negroes,
loss than 40 years ago. Then tho causo
of troublo was tho injustice of tho en
slavement of 4,000,000; but now wo
havo to deal with 8,000,000, who,
though froo, aud invested with all tho
rights of oitlzouship, still constituto in
tho body politic, a mass largoly atToct
ed with ignorance, slothfuluoss and a
resulting lack of appreciation of tho
obligations of citizenship.
I am so certain that thoso conditions
cannot bo neglected and so convinced
that tho mission marked out by tho
Tuskegeo Institute presents the best
hope for their amelioration and that
every consideration makes immediate
action important whether based uion
Christian benevolence, a love of coun
try, or Hellish material interests, that
I am profoundly impressed with the
necessity of such prompt aid to your
elTorts, as will best insure their suc
cess. I cannot bollovo that your appeal to
tho good people of our country will bo
unsuccessful. Such disinterested do
votiou HH you havo exhibited aud the
rosults already accomplished by your
unselfish work, ought to bo sulllcieut
guarantoo of tho far-reaching and ben
eficent rosults that must follow such a
manifestation of Christian charity and
good citizenship, as would be apparent
in a cordial and olfectivo support of
I need not say how gratified I am to
lio able to indicate to you that such
support is forthcoming. It will bo
soon by tho letters which I enclose
that already an oiler has been made,
through mo, by a benevolent lady in a
Western city to contribute $25,000
toward tho endowment fund upon con
dition that other suscriptions to this
fund aggregate the amount required.
With so good a beginning I cannot bo
llovo it possible that there will be a
failuro iu securing tho endowment
which Tuskegeo so much needs. Yours
very truly, (JROVER CLEVELAND.
Princeton, N. .1. Dec. !J, 1800.
In addition to this $25,000, Mr. and
Mrs. Col lis P. Huntington of Now
York havo contributed $50,000 to tho
endowment fund, aud other contribu
tions make tho aggregate, hh a lomlt of.
tho meeting, more than $100,000.
There is small doubt now that tho
frrnn mwi ...III t I...1 1 I L...I
Tiuu,uuu win ins jiiuiikuii in u Hiiuri,
time. Tlio confidence which Mr.
Washington has inspired iu those, who
havo the educational welfare of tho
raco at heart is a most encouraging
sign of tho times.
Holding Bros., the nomilar inwnlnrs.
at No. 45, Third street, have the largest
and most elegant stock ol holiday goods
to ho found iu tho city. Gold and sil
ver headed umbrellas, canes, oto.
Ladies' oursus of tlio latent iiokIl'ii.
Call aud take a look at tho splendid
lino of Christmas goods before bclocting
presents for your friends.
AFTER THE HOLIDAYS. '
Sennto Will Tnke up Vhmnilnl 11111 Jnn -uitry
"Washington, Doc 21. DlsctiBsionv
in tho senate of tho financial measure
draftod by tho Republican majority of
tho com m it Um) on finance will bogim
Thursday, January 4, tho day aftor thai
holiday recess. Tho announcement was
made iu tlio sonnto today by Aldrich,
of Rhodo Island, chairman of tho
finance committee, in connection with
his report of tho senate substitute for
tho financial bill passed yostorday by
tho house. Aldrich declared his pur
poso to press tlio measure to pnssago as
soon as iwesiblo. Allen, of Nebraska,
took tho oath of ofilcc.
Tho iiotiBO was in session two hours
today. A largo numbor of porfunctory
resolutions for printing for committees,
leave to sit during sessions, oto., ueces
nary to get tho committees under way,
woro adopted, aud tho several portions
of tlio president's mossago woro distri
buted in nocordnuco with tho usual
custom. Speochus woro niado by Grow,
tho venerable ox-speaker of tho house,.
In dofenso of tho administrations
conrso in the Philippines, and by Bell,
tho Colorado Populist, criticising tho
president's utterances ujxni tho prosper
ity of tho country. Scores of tho mem
bers loft for their homes this afternoon;
to spend tho holidays.
WORK OF THE JUNTA.
Neuron UprlnltiK Ciuiurd by ARoiit
From lloiix Hour.
Washington, Doc. 21. Gonoral Otls
oublod tho war department as follows:
"Manila, Doe. 21. Information
from Hong Kong and Negros shows
thnt tlio Into Negros uprising wivh tho
work ot tho I long Kong luntii. Threo
junta agents visited Negros In tho lat
ter part of November and took in JJ0O
Tagals from Panay, aud much junta,
literature, which thoy circulated in
Luzon; that insurgent independence)
would Imj recognized noon by the Uni
ted States, nnd warned Negros of pun
ishment lu storo, and directing an up
rising throughout tho Island for Decem
ber 2. Thoi-osult was a gathering of a
few hundred of tho ignorant masses ami
robbers, and tho consequent fright of
tlio bettor element.
"Gonoral Smith haR Imposed on tho
towns concerned a fine, to bo paid into
the gonoral treasury. Ho reports tho
guilt of two priests, and sayH Amorlcau
clergy moil are needed; that Negros
would Imj easily controlled if loft to it
solf, but for foars of Tagal vongeanco
when Agulnaldo fully establishes him
self by drlviug tho Americans out ol
Luzuo. Tho most improbable stato
montH aro believed by tho ignorant
Oofitiol I'rirfl to Contctt.
Chicago, Deo. 21. A apodal to the
Record from Frankfort, Ky., says: It
is announced by tho Goobel managers
tluit tho service of notieo enumerating:
tho grounds of coutont on which tlio
seats of Governor Taylor and Lieutenant-Governor
Marshall will bo madn
by Goobel and Beckham, has boon in
pared, and will m nerved on Governor
Taylor and Lieutenant-Governor Mar
shall Tuesday. Tho grounds of contest
are said to be alleged intimidation by
troops, the issue oi tUsuo ballots, forcu
by injunction, etc.
At tho same timo tho contests are
filod tlio "address to tho people, " au
thorized by tho state Democratic com
mitteo iu tho resolutions requesting th
contest, will bo promulgated. The
address will call on all Democrats to
assist in tho elTorts to seat Goobel.
lllviil of tlio Hiiifiir Triut.
Dover. Del., Deo. 21. Tlio Colonial
Sugar Refining Company, tho alleged
rival of the American Sugar Refining
f'omiwny, was iucoriiorntod horo today,
capital, $100,000. with tho privilege ol
increasing it to $100,01)0,000. Tlio
compuiiy is chartered to engage in the
production of sugar in Cuba, Hawaii
aud Puerto Rico. Tlio refining Is to be
done by special process, on tho planta
tions. Hymimtliy for llnnm.
Donvor, Deo. 21. By a voto of nine
to five tho Uiard of aldermen of Denver
adopted a joint resolution expressing
HymjMithy for tho Transvaal republic
iu it fight with Great Britain and hopi
for tho success of the Boor arms. The
resolution was introduced by Alderman
Kelly and was supported by every Dem
ocrat but one on tho board.
Denver, Deo. 21. Tlio Colorado
Museum of Natural History has been
organized, aud will be incorporated.
John F. Champion, J. A. Thatcher and
other Deuvor capitalists aro promoters
of tho organization, and they havo
already secured tlio famous collection
of Rocky mountain animals aud bird
of Professor Carter, of Breokeiiridgo,
Col., who will bo curator of tho mu
souin. SlliiUtcr In llungnr.
Ixindon, Doo. 20. Tho Mall pub
HhIich tho following dispatch from Ant
werp: "Tho British and Amorlcau
ministers at Tho Hague have ask'l
IoniilBslou to retire to Antwerp, with
a view of avoiding croonal unpleasant
ness during tho anti-English attitude
of the Dutch. There is no foundation
for tho report on tlio Continent that
the diplomatic relations between Great
Britain and the Netherlands are