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THE REPUBLIC: WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 19G0.
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NE does not have
properly cheated." Persons of gumption are
using Ivory Soap, women who have trusted
themselves too near the precipice of false
economy and who can now appreciate the true econo
my in a soap made of pure vegetable oils and other
high - class ingredients, but made in such quantity as
to bring the price within the reach of the very poorest
family. Indeed it is the very poor who most need it, for
they can least afford the extravagance of common soap.
COiGT Tttt TH MOCTf CMHE CO ClCJ-TI
Such Ion -priced Sllk-elllns as cmll seo
Ft rtarrV 'his week only occurs at Ions in
tervals Eacry department Is wide- awaka
tor business. Como early and often to
Uarr's this week.
First Civil Oovernor f Toito IJieo
San Ju-in dc Torto Ilico "Uav 1 The 5n-n'-suratlon
of Charles Herbert Allen, for
merly sslsiant Secretary of the I'niteel
States Xan, as tir-t nv-rican Civil Gov
rnor of Iho t-Iard of Porto Ttico. look
place io-daj The cert monv was m-st Im
jTcsdve. Governor Allen made an imu-xu-ral
address, which wa" attentively heard b
the larco astcmblaii'.
The troop1' begin assembling at S o'clock
Governor Alien and General Davis rex lew el
cm tho plaza the cavalry, artillery and in
fantry, the pallors and minnes from tin
Sleet and the police and civic societies, l.icn
companv in pa-'iis the Governor presented
arm", or otherwise saluted. The plaza and
rdjoininsr housetops wore packed with peo
ple, of whom about f.'i were present. The
people were exceedingly quiet, orderlv ml
undemonstrative. They expressed their fcel
Jn;r of applause bv handclaps.
Governor Allen took the ntth of ofTce
at 30.O a. m. under a ila-r canopv at the
ISoih the Incoming Civil Governor and
the retiring Military Governor. General
i)avis made felicitous speeches.
Governor General Iav.s and Ovil Gov
ernor Allen esterday apparcnll ixpoctetl
h mes-ape from Washington adviinsr them
of the passage by Congress of the resolu
tion providing for hcldiair over the arm of-ficl-Us
temporarily. Xone eomlns In the aft
ernoon, appointments were made of an
Iterative Council by Governor Davis he
fore retiring from bis ollice at midnight.
21r. Allen was thus enabled to continue the
eonduot of affairs uninterruptedly. He did
not mako pjblic tho names of the council,
but it is understood that Judge Pettimrill
will be Secretary of State, Jlr. Odlm At
torney General Doctor Colic y Toste. Sec
retary of the Interior and G G. Groff. Sec
ietar.v of Education. Tlie latter, who Is
an Acting Surgeon, with tho rank of Lieu
ten int. will resign his commission.
4Gcneral Davis, presumably on orders
from Washington vesterday, p-irrioned all
those who were concerned in the Guayama
election frauds, lifting the cases frcm tho
College Contracts Let.
Columbus, Miss., April 1. The Executive
Committee of the Industrial Institute mid
College to-day awarded the e-ontract for
the erection of the new dormitory and in
Jirmary buildings to I). S. MiClanahan t
this city for $J9.Ha. He was adjudged the
lowest and best bidder.
THE favorite for r-tennc lire and colo- to rha
hair 1 Parker Hair Hal-urn
Ilintferci-rn. the beet cure ftrcon. 13c
lirht. white. furfv klnJ-
itie kml that ar mai from
utE thi, mit pflkiois sun.
A tut and wholes me 1.VK1N(3
IilWDtr sold at the fair prio
l'OL'Ml OA. 23c.
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY TRUST
Capital and Surplus . SG.500,000
4 on Sgvings Deposits
Ul-M-W On ta afternoon of 5Ia 1. iv,
SffM 1 jear aint S montlis
Funn1 frni lml! rc-Idtn'-. No. 13J Hickory
Hrcct. lnr5di. May 2. at 3 -r'rl-nck p. m.. to
bS I'ctcr ar I IMmVs Orm'trrj. Tuneral prlinto.
MUAHN 'n Tverlay. Mjv 1, IV) at 1)
VclocL a m . Man '"alihan (lod t;if-ri rf
tho late Cornelius Callahan and raoUier nt Jam 9
Tb funeral -r!!! tine rlac? Thursday, the 5.1
lnt,. at S o'clock a n . frum, rf Idcnce. o
J517 North Fourteenth street to t. Iiwrfnce
0Tool" Church, thence to Calvary CenHtr.
EJ5K&LB- At Ono-nnati. O . Arrll 3- l''. Jfnhn
Jt Ebrl a fornver resident of st. Jouis.) hu.
bend of 3Janp.rt tlrlo and father of ilarj,
ilccgie and John M. Kbcrlr
Funeral (rrlvatc) to-day at 5 3 p m. from
1 berle . Kcjes' funeral rooms. No. 1108 St.
Ange avenue, to M. Mneenfs Church, thence to
S. Teter ard I'aul s Ctmetery for Intennent.
FKEIIAX Tu?EJt Ma J. IV). at 5 a xn.,
John Fe-lirau ipM tS jxan
luneral Thursday. Ma 2. at S 50 a. ra , to
Vis1 tat Ion Church, thence tu Calvary Ccmeterj-
SCmilEDUCG-On Monday. April :. l at
5 a. n, Mrs nile bchriledlnK- (nee Kawrt.
tirlUow of the late 1 E. Schmiedin, at her resi
dence. lTis Missouri avenue at the ace of M
Jeara 4 months Jl days.
runeral Thursia, Miy S. at 2 p. m. Pl-aa
SUTTFi: nietdav. Mav 3. JW-. at 2 o'clock a.
i . Mrr. AniUl hutttr (ne? Itottc). dearly be
luvrtl wif of Cliarles Futter.
I'uoerI at 3.3t) & m., Thurdaj. May 5, from
family resij-nce. So. Kuj Maplo avenue, lt t.
Jtow's Churrh. Interment private.
.nril 3 1
m. Oeorpe Thonva lIovM husKind of Mnrtha
Thomas, father of CHia-s. V. and Ilarrv " m my.
h, Mr. Mattlo Vrvtz. Mr. Nellie C-illn ail
Mrs. arali lUtiis. dI 2 jenr?
Ittn-ral Ht 2 . itr. WihKd, Ma 2, trmx
Tlrst M. 13. Church. South. Dayton street and
ClaE0T7 avenue. thnc to Bellcfonlaine Ccmt-lery.
BISCUITS. -- m
gumption till one has been
WATER IS NOT
FIT TO DRINK,
Cit Cln-nii-d Toil liniann :unl Pio-
fo-m- ICei-er Jhiko a Definite
RESULT OF INVESTIGATIONS.
Ajrain ('.ill Tpon llic- IVojik to
Take I'rcwuilions Ayainsrt En-
lanjteniifr Health Status
of the Wnik.
Dot tor Vf. O. Tcirhminn. Cit ChrmKt.
and I,rof.vjr IMnjnl H. Keller of V.th
mgton I'niverMtj, vbo are maKirs the of
firidl anaKshy of 5t. I.uuls druiKnin wjtcr
bv- way of collectias evidence to bo used
in the trial of the injunction tuit before
the United StJtes Supreme Court, declare
that their lnvcstigati lis so far convince
them that the v.ater N unlit to drink
They apaln cll upjii the p ojde to drink
only boiled water, or at leat water that
ha- been Altered by , reliable apparatus.
This Is tho first otliii.il s,atement as to
tho condition of the vaur supply of the
citj that has been made bj Doctor Teich
mann or I'rofe-.-.or Ktisor .ince the analy
fc! were first urdertakeii. It was made o
n Kepublle r porter esterd.j by the City
ChemNt in the cour-.- of .1 dirn.-ln of
the appropriation aked for to continue the
analtical work Dm tor T. lohmann 'aid:
Rtgardiiij: the appropri ition of Jll.T'"1. I
with to sa we have made the ttlinatc
of tht. cost of this work as low as possi
ble, reducing all ixpen-e as murh as can
be reasonablv done without nducin,; the
dailv collection of .simples.
"The continuous variation in the charac
ter of the water at the Waterworks from
day (o day and fro-n M.n-on to "ea.--oii
forces us to take diilj j-amplcs If we are
to obtain ab-oiutdy reliable Information.
The most important time to dettrmine the
pollution of our watrr suppb fciuce the
rpeniuir of the drainage canal K during
the period of low ctacc of the Illinois and
JlLslssippi riitrs. m the latter part of tho
summer and fall Theieforo, to abandon
thi important investigation, aftir tisht
monthb' ork. just prior to the most im
portant months of tin ar, would lessen
tho value of the anali-is terfoimed thus
fai ronsidtrablj. A fporadic tinaljsij (lr
lnvestiK'tioii cannot furnish a fair cliterion
of the water furnished St. Louis for drink-
ing and manufacturing purjioses and is not Texas Excessive rains bidl) washed or
worth the Taape-r it is written on. because I overflow eel crops in central and south por
it Is a frceiu.-nt oe.iunnce that the water . tions. farming operations lnuili Kliintl.
t.nitring our intake lower at the chain of
Hocks Is &o per ce-nt lietter than on tho
pievious elJ) and on the subseiiut nt da)
ma) lee mole thin ."! per tent v.orse.
While a rise of lb. Missouri Uivn- one
da) ma) fcive us a water in which that of
the Misuari lti.er pitponderate s, this con
dition is oometinic t ievereil the next eii),
v.hen a rise 01" the Mississippi gives us "a
waUr compo-e.l to a larg.r txt.nt of Mis
slosipjii Hiv.r water previously badlv feol
luted liv the Illinois IMvcr The ellihculty
of obtaining the avenge pollution of our
water supplv is therefoie apt.arent
"The ats. nee of such analitlc.il records
in the Water Department which 1 could
have used I r comp irison forced mo to en
ter upon a prolonged scries of anai)ses be
fore I could be of any assistance to tho
City Counselor in the Injunction suit.
"I fully agree) with Mr Schmirmachcr
that. Irrespective of the outcome of the in
junction suit, a complete and thorough
chenncil and bacteriological surve) of our
water suppl) and the wateri from the Mis
souri. Mississippi and Illinois rivers, as far
as the) affect and c-adse the daily changes
at the Intake towr and in the reservoirs,
is of such value to our community as to
fully justify an expenditure out of the wa
terworks revenim tor this investigation.
"It Is time thit the people of this rilv
ascertain, once for all, whether our water
suppl) Is to be held responsible for the fre
quent occurrence of Uphold fever epidemics,
if the city water is responsible for their
prevalence, ami whether the pollution of
the Illinois Hlver b) Chicago sewage Is the
cause of their epptaraii. e in our it Tlio
valuable iccords which thetity will receive
after this wotk has been completed, one
; ear after It waq (started, will enable cver)
lodv to form a correct, unbiased and re
liable opinion of the character of our water
Regarding the expenfs incurred bv the
connection eif the Washington University
with this work. I v Ish to stato that Jhe
Chicago Drain-ige Board is having dupli
cate, analyses made bv the Chicago Cnlver
sitv. the Chieaco City Chemist and the
City Bacteriologist, the State Cniversitv of
Illinois, and nt certain times by other
Irtn.s also While 1 am ready lei accept
the full icsponslbillt) for mv work and
thai of my assistants performed under n.v
supervision, I believe it fully justltiable ii
have an institution of such a high Mind
ing as the Washington University Intrusted
with simllir duplicate work as performed
for the Chicago Drainage Hoard.
"While neither Professor Keise r of Wash
ington University nor myself has made any
public statements regarding tbe results of
our Investigations thus far. because we do
not consider It proper to publish the evi
dence in .1 litigation befoie the case, lus
been tried. ve agree that the Investigation
thus far justifies us In expressing tlie opin
ion that It should be continued by all
means. We agree, and Doctor Ravold ls
also with us in decIi'Ting, that the water
supply Is not good and that it is our duty
to iind out wh), and to what extent, it is
polluted throughout the )ear. This work
will termlnato when the case is called in
Grand Anniversary Celebration, Mermnd
& Jaccard's, Uroadwiy A. Ixcust, all this
week. Music; (lowers. To-eli), Grand Sil
verware Displa). Do mil mis It.
Iraln Cell 1 liriinifh n Ilrlelgr.
Paua. HI . Ma) 1. A !!. & O. fre-ight train
ran through the Okaw Hlver bridge at
Covvilcn this morning. Twclvo cars of grain
and merchandise fell ninety feet to the river
tk&i. below. Uobody was injured.
DAMAGE CORN CROP,
IM.iiiiincr 1- KN'liu tlt'il in the .Mis-
Miiui Viillcv :uil South-
GOOD PROSPECTS FOR WHEAT.
Ut.i! ! Hoiii"; "Well in ilit Not 1 Ii-
i-iii I'cli. luil lnjnwd KNc-
wheir l'uixufj liirO.iis
Wa'hlnB'.on. May I The sp, , 1 ,1 i kly
nop ripoit made public t-da b the Ix
iwrtirt nt of A?rieulture i as follows
The most unfavorable ft iturcs of tl."
wek cndinB April 3) ve'e the oeUe
leins in the Soatlicrn States .i, the un
fx.isouahl) In te'iiperature ov r the en
train! d s-outlirn piit-au and riciln 1'otst
rtsions. A 1 ire pirt of Tevas, including
the rcRion of the gloat Hood of Jiine-Jiil,
", l.as icccivcd from two to more tba-i
seven inches of rain, w jblitnpr out and Inun
dating irops to a qrtat evtcnt over tho
ccntial and southern portions of the Ftati.
Too much rain ha generally retarded
farm work in the States of the Missouri
Valley and middle i:ikv Mountain sloje,
but with peneral absence or rain, and hlsh
H f ivnrablc teripir.iture from the Missouri
Valley eastward to tho Atl.uitic Coist,
faun work and irups have made tWidcd
lirosre.ss. although rain Is ncclnl in tho
Middle- Atlantic btatc.s and lake resign. It
has been too ool for Ust results on the
1'aUiK oast. but verv benchcial .showers
on urred in Stiutli Cilifornia.
Kastward of the Mis-isslppi ncr orn
planting aril prcoaratlons therefor have
prosresed rapidlj. I'lantHs Is in progress
as fir north as the central p.irtions ? Illi
nois, Indiana and Ohio and In West Vir
cini.i and Maryland. Pome corn Ina been
pi uitd In Southern Iowa, and p! ii.tiiig will
be scncral the comit'K week tin acco'nt
f v.ct weather, little orn is planttd in
Ntbra. ka, and planting has b "n r tarde.1
li Missouri and Kansas In Kinsas anil
Texas and portions of Mississippi. Arkan
s is and Alabama much rplaptin? will Is-noic-wrj-
as a result of overflow
Further improvement Ls Kenerallv report
e.1 in the condillon of winter who-t. al
though in Michigan ard Wisconsin f irniers
are continuing to plow up wheat fields fjr
other crops. The crop is now headim; as
tar north as Tennessee, Arkansas and Ok
lahoma. In Central and Northern Cilifor
nia hlch wines have been unfavorable,
while the crop Ins be. n Improved bv rains
in the snuthcrn part of the State.
AH reports Indicate that sprlnR wheat Is
coming up Andy and making excellent
pronth. Seeding is now practically com
pleted, estept In North Dakota
I'loriiln Oats lliirwsl.
Hvcept vvhero damased bv ceesslie rains
In Texas, the ceneral outlook for oats i
excellent. Seeding is ncarlng completion in
the northern sections, and the rop Is head
ing in the Southern States, while some of
tho early sown has been Iurvested In rior
Ui. In the central ard eastern portions of tho
cotton !elt cotton planting h is progressed
under more fivorable londitions than In
the previous wctk, and pood stands are
quite generally reported. I'lantlng is wII
."ahaneed over the northern portion of the
cotton belt, and the eirly jd inted Is being
cultivated over the southern portions Great
tWm ige has been caused bv the heavy riins
in Central and Southern Texas, win re mui li
n planting villi lie nei-c..ir . In mini por
tions of Texas the bulk of the e rop is v. t to
be pi mled md Feed is reported scarce.
Much replanting also rcmalrs to be done in
Transiilftnting of tobacco is in progress as
far north as North Carolina. An abundant
supply of vlgotous plants Js gem rally re
ported. Tho reports eoncernin,r fruit con
tinue generally favorable, cxcipt on the
North Pacific coast and in the central and
southera plateau regions, whtre UJiuaging
frosts have occurred.
Alabama l'avorable. except too much
rain in omo middle and northern countb-s.
I'lantlng corn and cottem Iini-litd. except in
nortliern counties, where It Is ir.der fair
headway. Corn being plowed: cotton leliig
choi pe-d; both good stands. Waters rec-d-ing
in flooded distiirts, murh rtpl.uitlni;
lieiessarj. Wheat 'ind oats holding satls
factorilj Minor irops promising
Mississippi I'arm work limited lis rains.
I'latitimr and replanting cotton in nil s v
tlans, good stand in southern ounties Com
doing well, being worke-d in nunv place:
leplantlng neit siry In Ixittom lands Gir
dens, Inli potatoes and fruit favorable.
Oat crop good, heading in southern section.
Ki pons or u image ny noon continue.
cultivation cannot 1 e risumc-d In man) lo
calities for several da)-; cotton-plinting tl. -
laves, and miicn replanting rneiereii in . . -saV)
, bulk of cotton vet to Is pi into In
tinny sections, sc,, scarce, Man! ol corn
Impaired. IK Ids ,-elttlig foul, except In s- al
tered localities, wheat and oats cioing well,
except some d image from ex. es-ive rains,
truck gardens and berries Injured by rain
Fteliir.leil li.i Kaliifnll.
Arkansas Rainfall retarded farming op
erations gen rail), much cotton )et to be
planted, some up to good stand, on high
liiids corn Is coming up to good stand,
that in the bottoms looks )ci!ow, stand
poor, wheat and oats doing well, somo
wheat heading, potatoes doing well, but
beins injured by bugs In localities; fruit
Tennessee Weather conditions Improved
generally, except in western eountlts, where
heavy ralnn; where favoiable condition-"
prevailed, farming progressed vigoiouslv
and torn ar.l cotton piantlns is well ad
vanced, earl) corn ana potatoes have good
stands, wheat, oils and cloven growing
rapldl) ; some wheat in western counties
heading; tobacco plants plentiful ami
lualtby; fruit prospects still excellent.
Ml-souri A warm, growing week, but
corn-planting fuith. r retarded b) frequent
showeis. corn coming up w.ll ant! cultiva
tion begun, cotton-planting progressing;
wheat and oats in 1 xe client enndltlon. some
wheat In ' boot" p -Mures, afioid suilicient
fceil for stock, potatoes and gardens doing
well; apples promise an ahumlmt crop.
Illinois Gooel rains at beginning and
warm weather throiichout week hastened
farm wink and growth of vegetation; all
crops lei-king well, c.niiltiiin of clover Im
prove . I, Icats coming up to good "land .mil
fc eellng laliout fini-hed. -plowing for corn
prosrcs-J-ng rapldl), ninth corn planted,
Irnlt prospects continue good, tree's well
lilled with blooms.
Indiana Weather favorable for growing
crops, but rain needed In localities. Wh. it
and grasses much improved Tnhai.o
plants groc.ing Oats, barb), flax and su
gar beet seeding In progress oats earning
ip well: edin? nearly completed T!)o in
l.ood eonoltion, plowing continued .Much
ecrn planted I'ruit trees covered with
bloom Potatoes ccming up well. Sh ep
shearing in progress
Nebraska Wat m, wet week, verv favora
ble for the growth of all vegetation. Oats
and wheat growing rapidlv and in excellent
condition. Graj unusually good. Ground
so wet that very little farm work has been
dono nil's week. Fruit tnes very full or
Kansas rav orable week, but too wet for
work in North. Wheat growing rapldl).
getting rank in bottom lands. Corn coming
up in central counties, being cultivated in
southern; some corn wtished out In Marion
and Nehcm.1 counties. Cattle improving on
Oklahoma Haln and hail caused some
damage to crops and fruit, and dc!a)ed cul
tivation. Wheat, oats. r)t barley, potatoes,
grasses and gardens made rapid growth
and aro In fine condition Wheat he lding
and cotton and corn coming up, corn back
ward New Mexieo c ool. high. .Irving winds,
unfavorable for" fruits and crips. Wheat
and oats generally sown. Corn pWntlng
begun. limbing season lvecun, with most
favor.ih!e prospects Irrigation water gen
erally suiheient, excepting in lower Kla
Arizona -Exceptionally favorable condi
tions during week for wheat and baricv;
temperature lielow normal with wcll-dl-!-trlbnted
rains. Some hay damages! in lo
calities by rain. Ground too wet for plow
ing la many sections, itult uixl garden
truck slightly injured by frost in northern
M lt XI IN VlloMM III.
Ilnins llel.ird Cnrni A orl Criiiii r.-Looking-
r.ia'i iji.ic i'ivi.vu
Columbl.i, -Mo. -May 1 The wccklj crop
bulletin of the Tinted States IKpirtnient of
Agriculture, .Vllssourl S-itloii. Cllnnte and
enroll Service, v cither liunaii. In co-oiira-t'on
with the I niieisity of Missouri, Issued
to-d ij, s iv s:
The it week avcraccil deud'dlv warm r
than usual tliroughoal the tjtate. with about
tlio avcnige of sunshine, but frtqu. nt show
ers intirtercd rm siJerabl with farm work.
es.eially In portions of tin- msterti and
southern m c tn-ii-. Over most of the ex
treme west, in and soutlii rn eountiis the
totil riinfall for the smi da)s ending
April 2- ram,e.l Irom one to two In. lie s and
in a f. w localities exceed l thr. e mtln .
but ov-r th leinaiiider of tho State It w is
!- n. rilly h ts tli 111 one liuli
Some it image b excessive rains and lull
is re port -l In a lew localities. In m inv of
the southern and n few ef Hie e.ntral and
iiorthwesi. 111 eouulies the gioui.d was kept
loo wet to work tho greater pirt er the
t'lm, and eom planting has 1 en practical!)
at a stand till, but in most or the northern,
.mr.il ai.d soiithw- stern count', s plowing
and planting pitsrsil well dining th"
luttei sirt of the week, and in s.one e"s
truis during the entire link
I'irlv idanle-tl eeirn is coining 1111 ind Is re -
pori.sl 1 t,oeKl st.inel and looking well. . v
.pt some 0:1 low or poorl) drained I Hid
M inv nel.ls will be cultivate el tills w.ik
Considt rabie tolton bis li.en planted III tho
south. I'ti in counties, ind some is coming
up. The weather h is continued exee ptional
Iv favor ible for win-it, oars ind grasses,
and the outlook for those crops is iiiinsuiill)
I roinising Some who it In the southvv. st rn
eountlts Is In iKiiil. and in l'i ir Count)
some Ileitis are lua'ling In some ilistrlits
theie l.s elang.r tint wheat will lieeone too
rank anil fall ,
Pastures. In most sections, now afforel
sntti. irrt feeil for stock. I'lix. in the south
western coiiiiti-s. Is el-ling we-II Potuo. s
and gardi'iiH are growing nl el). In portions:
or Dunklin County melons 111 c a toor stand,
and sonic damige by bugs Is rejeortoel. Ap
ple's are now In bloom. 1 xcept in the ex
tr. me northern counties, and generally
promise in abundant crop, except In sonio
of tho soi.iluustirn .ounties, where the
bloom is llbt. Strawberries are in bloom
In the irntra! and northern sections, and
In the txtrcme soutbern counties tome will
Its ripe this wtek.
H.I.IMII IlllfllllT- i(IOIl.
iJxcelleiit XVesillier fur l'lirni Work
Springlield, 111., May 1 Section Dirct r
M 11 1:1) stone to-da) issued the following
elimati' and crop bullt-iin of the Illinois sec
tion of the Weather Uurtau, for the week
just end. .1
The pa-t week has been cxi client both
for farm work ami for the growth of vege
tation Good rains fell throughout most of
the State c.-irlv in the wi.k. and the
v.eithtr has been warm, with bright sun
shine most or the time. These ctu.ditioiv
hiv. form! the growth of vesctttlon verv
taplill) .tii.l h-iv placeel both work and
growing crops In a seisonable condition of
a.'vanccment, and In some cases ah. ad 'if it.
While a few reporters f-n the ground is
wet. it Is generally repoit.-el to be be tim
ing eir) pud In need or more rain The soil
is gencrilly in ge.id condition for we.rking
but In sofr-o places it i wcoming lurl
Wh.xit and graces are doing well Clover
shows sime Impioveuient over list week's
condmrn. Pastures lite elong well, nnd a
trtat deal of sttk is being turned Into
The s. eding eif oats is about completed
In the northern distri. t. iind the pi mt ia
c. mmg up to a good .tan.l In tho t'entral
and Southern districts. A large acreage
Ls g, nerall) rcponcel. PKwing for cein
continues and is well advanced in tlio
northern and about complete lIn the cen
tral and southern districts Mucli has al
re.id) betn planted, and earlv corn Is coui
ing up in the central a id southe'rn districts
Potatoes are about nil planted. The work
is bast complete in the nTthern district,
and In tinny places they are coming up
and doing well Garden planting ls about
linl-lict! in the central and southern .ds
trli ts, and is progressing rap.dlv 111 the
north. Gardens g.nenillv are looking we'I
I'ruit tuna are generallv In bloom, ,"il
forest trees are becoming green. !"ruit
prosHcts e-ontluue good Stock of all kinds
is ri cried as doing well
in 'ir. .
tlvrrlleiHs nnel llalns Sprr-Ij
jo red Cotton nil. I Corn.
Galveston, Te .Ma) 1 To-day the Texas
see tion of tho Unitid States Wta'.her Hu
nan Issued in weekly weather and crop
bulletin for the wnk ending April C'. I "arm
work progressed faiil) well on the uplands
during the early part of the week, ileivy
lalns on the "t!i stoppeel all farming ciHra
t Inns, lbazos Klvtr was reported out ot
bink in places and still rising at the close
o' the week. Much low land is under wa
ter, which will necessitate a great deal of
replanting. It will be several ela)s before
firm work can le resumed in most hictlous
of the state
The dam ige from rains cannot be esti
mated. Tho rons'PSin of opinion among
correspondents ls that tl image to growing
cro-s has been great. Crops aro ba.llv in
need of work. Some cotton was plinte-don
the uplands dtirin: the hrst of tin- Week,
llarly planted totl in his been badly eljm
aged on lowlands b) overflows. Upl md cot
ton was badlv washel Cotton pi intlng is
well advanced ill some localities, but much
c.r the crop Is vet to be planted or replnnte I
In nnnv sections Seen! Is reported scare-e
Cotton is from one to three weeks late Su
gar c-n.no. h iv anil other crops are doing
faJrlv well Vegetables and berries were
damaged s(,m.- by the he ivy rains and hail
storm in the afternoon of April Si.
AHIv',s Itin-Oll I".
Jliuusige and Delii) In iimc M-etleins
Oevillg In It It ill.
HI.I'I ri.Il" M'KCIAl-
Utile Hock. Ark. Mav 1 Tho Govern
in. nl crop rep. rt. Issued lo-ela.v. state s that
1 linfall has b. en general thntinlitMit tho
Stale In sono localities the ground has
lieen to., vvei for planting and th. proper
cultivation of crcps, while in others this
work progressed r tpidlv In s.ime locall
tlis c-ntton is com'ng up to gooel stands, and
some is reld) to be choppe-d out. In other
sections but lltllo planting his been do-Las
vet. on account of the wet condition
of the ground
Corn is dolnc well on th upl ind. whi!
in the bottoms it looks vellow and the stan 1
is i-ior. Planting has btcn completed ill
iscm.- localities, but continues in most sec
tions. Wlie it and oats are doing will.
Wheat ls lieglnnilig to he.nl out in some lo
calities, liish potatoes are coming up to
tool stands and are doing nicely generally,
but some damage by cut worms and bugs
is re-ported. 1'rnlt pnspcts are j-eod gen
erallj Texns Straw lipfl ie.
KKl'l libit". sI-hl-lAI.
T)br. Tex. Ma) 1 The hrst solid car eif
htravv heme- or this season was shippeel b)
express from this place List night It w is
consigned to Denver Another eir will go
to-night. The Ix-nics are ripening ver)
rapidly, and the vi-jdbe-iv).
I'olCon s-e-e-il llrrnks a Hi-c-nril.
Ill i't I-iH"Ml CI VI
Denison. 'I x . Ma) 1 The price of cotton
seid ill this s-Ttinil Is th. lll.hest ev . r
known, and can hard!) bo tblaind at any
price Cotton planting Is at least three
weeks late The plant above the ground
a very poor stand
Grand Anniversary Celebration. Mrrnieed
Jaccard's. P.roadwav Locust, all this
week. Music; flowers To-da, Grand bd
vcrware Displa. Do not miss it.
WOMAN'S CLUBS MEETING.
DMiirt I'Vtleialinii l.ojjin-- Scmohs
1'ekin, 11! . Mav 1. The fourteenth Dis
trict Keeiciatlon of Woman's clubs con
vened this morning in this city at tie Taze
well Clubhouse, where women's clubs urn
well represented. Mrs. George I Walltce
of Havana, president of the federation. lire
sided. Mrs. U.nilv I'. Schonck. president
of Pekln club, delivered the address ot
welcome, which was happily responded to
by Mrs. George I J. Wallace. The annual
reports of the officers and Committee on
Credentials were presented and approved.
Pekin club served lunch.
Mrs Gertrude Mungcr or Havana, read n.
paper on "Preservation or History, l-inu-niarks
and Local History"; Miss Iotii.so
Mien or Delevan, "Development or Our
Mother Tougii. ": Mrs. H irdy Masters e.r
I-ewlstowii. "The Genius of the K'n.li r
gartcn", Mrs. PaviHe of I'torla. lolstoi.
the Apostb or the- New Philanthmpv '
oi-s we-re given by Miss Agnes Alexander
of IVkln and Mls Aucuta Holzgrare of
V Ice President Itoxn Tj Irr of Cliit-nsn,
Vice pre llent or the Illinois Woman's AI
liaiir. In a letter wutten from -It Hast
SKtleth street. sa)s; "During the past )e?nr
1 gradu.ellv lost tlesh and strength until
I was vmahlft to perform my work propcr
lv Pe-ru-na. cava me new- life and rejstorctl
EIGHTH ASD LOCUST STREETS.
On Daily Balances.
X C TOHS :
C r Gauss.
II Giicsed-eck. Jr..
C 11 McMillan,
Line is-on Mc-M llin.
p. ler A O'Neil.
alle I:.) burn.
Iirenzo 17. Anderson,
Geo. Warren Hrovvn,
James W. Hell,
J lines G. Butler
James Canipbe II.
J D Dozler.
TO THE DR. OQODS AND
FURNISH3I.0 OQODS TRADE:
The sale of Damaged Goods
will be continued to-day and
until further notice until every
lot is closed out.
RIGE-STfX OIY 000DS CO.,
CORNER TENTH Mid WASHINGTON AVE.
WE SELL TO MERCHANTS ONLY.
SyJS nr i
sWrt?l1fJi-' l r l
indicates purity and perfection in brew
ing. It has been used on more bottles
than any other label in the world. It is
found only on the famous bottling of
Anheuser-Busch Brewing Assn
St. Louis, U. S. A.
Brewers of the original Budweiscr, Faust, Michelob, Anheuser-Staadard,
Pale-Lager, Epcrt Pals, Black and Tan, Exquisite and iMalt-Nurrine.
THE WILSON DISTILLING ct
1 Uimore. lid.
MRS. EVELYN FROST-HOPE.
iMliJllltlT of (IfllfKll I). -M. FlOst
Kit's in i'.ni. Fninci.
Xei.""? rcarl'.eel H. Louis Mondij ecnins
of the ek.uli eif Mr?. neljn l'roat-Hoji.
el,intlittr eif eicner.il I. M. Irost, the f.i
meiiis Ponfe-el rile soMier. In I'au. .1 -Mllagei
in the- mountains of s,nitn rn I'nince. M'le
ttb tilt uife of r.ors-fini lloiv.. ,i ,on of
, one of the noble f.iinlln-s of UiisI.uhI. and
wis :i native ot ;, imis
It u.ia known to Jlr- lio.o's frienil- In
Kt. X.outs Hint ihc wai ill pcr itel ill, Iut
not cim lior immediate iiniili knew t!it
I the 11 't n,i i ne.ir nt b.inl. Hhe linil luen
.in int.iliel for s-ovi r.it enrs. With lur hus
twipil nmi tiin chlMrtn, Alre Unjie took ui
1 lur residence In .iiro. I;pt. for two
. . -. .. i-e... itn. ... .. . 1 ,i. 1 .1 i 1
, ,11;.. 4tii- 4.iiiii, i'.-iiivi,Il IU 11L-1
iind .1 f months jco . Ii j allowed lijr
her phjsicl.m to return to IJiikIuhI.
At th time inlluenza wns jimot an epi
elemlc In l.ondou and Mrs Hope Ml .1
Ictlm te It. She a olil'sel to journey t)
the South jnd loe-ited In Southe-m France.
Th re she rallied consldcrablj. Imt two
week-; ,ir 1 she -uffere-d :i rrl ipse which ro
.ilteel In lie r death on April . at T o'clock.
N'o partli-ulars furthir tli.m this are known.
II is helle-,ed that she will lie burled m
lire. IIop has r.umcroii'3 relatli.es an 1
friends in St Louis to whom the announce
ment of her death cntne-s as a sui surprise.
s-he was a sister of the- late li. Uraham
l'rost and or litglnald I"ro:t. who ,n
m.,nlid last week to .Miss Jtutli Sterling.
HER CLOTHES SAVED HER.
Sirs. Onek IIiiscli. CO Yours Old,
AH.u'kt'ri by a Iiull Ho-r.
AIr- firlcke liuseli (m jear? old. was li.t
len li -1 bulldog cslerda iuornln at her
home. JCo 81 DeKalb street. The 1I0K was
afterwards -bnt bj Ofllecr Klchnrn of thei
Tlilrel Police District. Oeeclor ejraul of No.
2i: Sidney street was summoneHl and tauter
l7el the wounds.
The itojr llonseel to Mrs Migdale ne Has.
tian. who owns the property at No 2Mt
I'cKalb street and who lli.es on the s-eon 1
Moor of the bulliliiK-;. Mrs. J. H. MeIiURh
lin a diushter of Aire. Kusch, lies on the
ihiid tloeu. It was while koIiir to her
diusht. r's apartments that Mrs. Itusch was
.Utultt.il f-he stited jesterdav that "h
was kure her clothln-r was all that saved
her from Very rerlous Injury, as the dog
cr-aMieil h"r and retained hi" hold fo irmly
that her daughter hail to pull it away, the
e'.nff havl's a mouthful of clothing when its
liold was broken
Deleuiilcs to Mining 'ni-ri-s.
Austin. Te-.. Mav 1. The Goiernr to-day
approved tho follow Inn di-lcjratis to the In
lirnational Mining Con-jres.-, which will be
Cin its third annu-il s, ssigh In Milwaukee.
VI . June 9: D. ". Uockhart. HI I'a-o. .1.
H Morel!. SeRiiin: Iwis F. Doleh. Iisle
Pass; l M. Uacein, Au-tln; J A. Stevens,
I.uni-t;J R H.irt. KI Paso: Kmil Miisheim.
Se'Riiin. Jarni-s I.. Slav den. San Antonio: V.
V lVilTer. New- lirumf-ls. . W Turnev,
HI Paso. I W. I'arhnt. Clare mini: W I
Siv. I.I.1110. J S. MeN.imaia, Houston. W.
K'llell, Bl Paso. A. (V Schryvir. Pan An
oiilo. .limes I" Johnson, Austin. K S.
Peters, e'alvert. John W. Maxev, I'alvert:
Heibert McGee. ralv erl.
Vlrs. i:iirn Mike eif Akron. ..
Writes from 1"" Iron street: "I would tie
In my Krave now jr It had not be n for
jour God-sent remedy Pe-ru-na. Kverv
body sajs I am looklnc so much !e.ttcr.
No doctor inuld help mo as l'e-nt-na did.
U U now seven years since I -aiis oured,"
On Time Deposits.
Corwin H. Spencer,
D. D. Walker,
Geo. W. Wilson,
I'e-stus J. Wade.
ot Louis Ultnlutor.
SIGHTS THAT CHARM.
ltiilliiint Aunivi'ivary lisplay at
Alonnotl vt Ja .anl's.
llr.lhant with tlio R'eam of multicolored
lights and the rcileeteel raelianco of count-K-s-s
jewels, the Mermod Jaccard store, at
i:rodnay and Locust stree.t, was the Mtc
ea of hundreds of fashlombly dresseel wom
111 jesttrdaj. The eompiny l-esan Tuesday
the eelcbmtion of the tlrst anniversary of
the otcupaney of tho new l.uildini". and had
laid idins to make the tvent one of the
most notable of the wick whe n all SU 1.01111
tries to show Its lst self. low well they
surceedtel the thrones of visitors, by their
eo-s'-int cxilarc.itlons of ue Iiqht, te-stitied
Tuesdav was "Diimond Da" in tho eele
liration.whieh I to last until Saturday. Dia
monds were shown In profusion and In the
unique and exclusive designs which have
made the Mermod Jaccard Jewelry world
famous. The stones them"elv cs are cut In
Amsterdam. Holland, mid are mounte-el hero
In tt. Louis by the firm's own artists. One
of the necklaces shown jesterduy was the
1 irKt"t ever seen In this city, and called
forth constant words of praise from tho ap
pnclatlve callers who crovvdeel around to
see. There were tiaras In new eleslirns,
pendants of stIe3 never eeen here before
and m iny without duplicates- in the worll.
aiKrctti-S and elladems in endless variety of
form apd leeauty. liesides the-se there werei
e luster rinss of d.izzliuAT raelianee and a
wemderftil dlsnl.iv of the fashionable jeiveli
elesicntel In the forms of buttcrtlie, and In
ects V.en turtles. lizards anil rcptile.s
without names are shown, fashloneel from
goltl with sttins of diamonds and other
gems, which proeiuce most charming efltcts.
But ellamonds are by no means the en
tire display. Silverware Is displayed In
pie asinp profusion and in new- desisiis. To
il ij will lee devoted especially to the sheiw
Imr of this line of Rood--. The larger part
of the exhibit will bo shown alnni the north
Me ot the first floor. The celebration will
continue every day. tho reception hours lie
In? from l"l a. m. to 3 p. m. A hand fur
nishes music durirjr the day nd flowers are
Klvfn away from IO-JO a m. to 40 p. m.
Thurselay will be devotesl to a special dis
play of watches and jewelry.
Dill. V I KW.'-.t.N;. mit.
use suinst Ciiloriiilii Cannot He
Heard Till fall.
WashhiRton. May 1. Kansas can get no
lelief until fall In Its pica for equltv
against the State of Coloraelo. which It
iharces with elivertlri!- the waters of the
Tlie Supreme Court of the United States
cannot take up thecaxe until the October
term, anil It will he seel timee again hefore
a decision may reasonably bo expecteel.
In vii,vv of this condition ot affairs Sen
ator Harris Introduced in the Senate to
il ij- a resolution which that body promptly
la"iiel, canine on the Secretarv of tho In
t r'or for all information at his command
i.rirt upon tlie diversion eif the wateri
if the Ark. mas Tlil-s inform ition. wh-p
reieiveel. win torm the lnts of K insis's
pie i f e r eipiit-,. Attejrney tleneral (.loelarel
will prt'ent tlio fKct-v thus obtameel to I he
eourt in the fall and ask that the Interests
of Kanui be prole-eteel
7"i tt ,l.r0 llxrureleiit.
A 1 1 llnr lour Surtl iv av ,
to Hunker Hill. I.itchtiel.1. IHINboro. Xoko
nile. I'.in.i. Shell- v ibe. Windsor. Mattoon
aii.l intermediate stations. Special train
Icavo St, i-oul.s 7je a. m. Tickets Broadway
and Chestnut asd Union Station.
fl. A. SELKIRK & CO.,
AUCTIO-. and STORAGE
R.-rular sal very Saturday at war'i3
IHr-tWI Chouteau a. Gales la resident-.!
pecialty. Mali c.ee. set N. Sixth t. Phon
S-rn R srt nir.Is. Jv-nhlne- Sab.1 Misnjrt
Fjimlly. s.)iiny elrinl and III 3 Norton. lyitt
e-.Ia-I ln Ai 51 .1 . Virion, the 1-e-onaf!-.
e ha. VV Yminir Vt--iii jc nlll WHT. a.
ISarron. Alf II , ti-e AlcMw. the Klno'drotae.
IO SO SOc
Or hetra . 'lairs irte- ved). Site.
For Fair Virginia.
I Mght Prices -I
IS. 25. 35. SO.
U vl.-'s Week of Jlaj li Sapho.
c 11 vt.s-. tvesdvi. Turns. FVT.
;. :. ji. ji.
unilay Mai ne-' "A I'sirrfl rf Jlcnev."
The II0111,. r i-oiiy. Two Frolics !!.
netum Kn-raeeirent V". It. VValoVs
WITH XKW AND .fJsATIONA T KATL'RbS.
N'It Ves-k "Uttlee Fcjpt."
SAYBROOK POINT, CONN.
Cuolent Iteiort n flip Coaat.
OI'UiiS JI.MJ .-HiTII.
rcooms e-n uite T.ith rrivato lth.: ne-Iv dee
eirated throcKhout; elevator: unsurpasjea. nine
hole solf esMir: mandam renas: 1-oevllnjr. hit
lUrd. tonms. bojtinir. bathii;. nshinje. unde
thr neiv a-ij sutve-sful maltase-nient of iat sea
son, mite for illustrate! bre!.let of het.l an I
sorroundins. also cfncl.il eolf rules fur 1.
,i. k. cnvrrnzi.u.
Hole! .Jeffe'ritein. ITnttin ej., Acvv York.
MR. C1IATHEI.D WILL BE AT rL.NTnR;
IIOTLL, .ST. LOUIS, A1TFR M VV 5, WITH
nNS, rnoToGRArns, ltc, to make ex-
CGEMENTS I OR IENWTCK IIVLL.
SOUTH HAXCV. MICH.
A rw and decant hotel; accimmo2at.on for
! The -nnx will N npn from May 13 to Oc
tolrfr 15. KathrjTi ilarsiand.
Mennmliips from Actv Vork IWekljr
for fllnHCoiv via Lonelnnilerry.
aIeon I'luj-inr. V0 and -ape-era rd..
To Paris and return, ftrst-clasa. JlSi and upwards.
ecoud Ciibln. KH to S7.oO.
Sleeruiie, ?'j;(.r,0 to tjUS-'iO.
For Fok of Tola- and further information.
Apply to HEVDKRSON BnOTIIFRP. New Tor-c.
er Jds. I Pradj- . Gt . 1013 Ilne ft., or SI.
Jacobv. Kl Pine st , or Wa5"rman A Co. 193
". Proadiray. or Travelers Ticket Office Co.,
Broadway and Chtnut St.. St. Louis.
JW lrot Slrt, St. Iwi.
The only po--ittvo rure for ilco-
noiism and narcotic dm; using:
DK. J. E. IJLAINE,
Manarer and Physician
C-T Liquid Rust Proof I
! ...Stove Polish...
Postal Telegraph Gable Co.
Mala Office, Laclede Baildlnr.
FOURTH AND OLIVE STREET.
400,000 Mile. TVlre. 3,000 OlBce..
e t-eronld be pleased to handle yon
Telexrams. Try ua. Teleptaon Sfals
WILLIAM F. HOMES. U. I. DIEKNErrS.
ESTABLISHED VS 1
Missouri State Mutual Fire ail Mariie
orSce So. Ill Cheainul bt.. u Iul. Mo.
Tel. lieu llala Stt. TeL Klnloch AlOO.
Follcleei Ar IVrltten en Either stock or Mu
J. B C Lucae. AuKU-stn XeeJdertint.
D D. VValk-r. Henry C Haarxtlck.
Ja VV. Pell. M R. Orthweln.
Jae. E. Kalme Win. F. Ilmmf.
Wanted A cl sf b.i.1 heilth tnit lt-I-P-A-N-8
will not ljnent. One eive relief. No matter
what's the matter, one will eSo you -food. A
mav ro.ul-. If .l.rectieni are followed. They
bar.th r-liu. Induce sle-ei. prolonn life Sold at
all druc store", t-rs for five cents. Get the Renu
ine Cnt l foole-l ty iibstitute". Ten ample
an 1 a thousand te-nlmoniaN will be mailed to anv
aVIres for five cent?, forwarded to the RII'A-
CHEMICAL CO. li t-rruce St.. New York.
TO GET A FULL CENSUS.
Joint Committee Asks Citizens to
The Joint Census Committee, reprcsentinK
the various business organizations of the
city, has fcesued the rollowinp letter tee the
To tho Citli-ns tt St Un.Is:
The twcUlh i-en-TW of the Vnitesl States will
1-e- taVen In the two -weiis from June 1 to
Jure IT rf IMh jear. The cen-us enumeration
of st. luij has ?urrere-d to mh extent In pat
Tearf oevl-ir to neorl- hivinir left tllr home
fer the summer .lthemt leavlnR proper tntnir-tIon-.
eo that they and their families could r
enumerated, and. cnseejaentlr. new not count
e-d. To me-hit eivercomo this, and to obtain
a- full and accurate a cen.-j ae pofslnle. th"
ualerisned committee was appointed hy the
various boelles they Tl resent. VV therefore
call upon all citizen0 who e-ontemplate belnc
nut of thn city durlnr the taking of the eensu
lln the two weeks l-twren June 1 and Jun
JjI or Know pe-rons who hive already left
the citv to ft-nl their namef. together with In
formallon rccirdln;: their ramllle--. to Mr. Jerorr
S lIlERtni. -.pervsor of ev-i.uii. corner Third
and Olive Mrect-. for investlsatlon
This committee al-o uree. ur-on all citiiens l
ai-t the enumeratrr3 when the time essme-e ""
premptly ifivinu all el.ired Information, anel
e-ordl.llv Invite their co-cpe-atlon la obtainln-r
full an I accurate census, the importince? of
tvhch tan hardly be over-estimated. Ke.pect
fiillj THE JOINT CENTS COVIMITTnE.
M-c-a-its' Exchar4. Hertm J. Wad", Chair
man. Ituire e Men' Iajru. J. n. S-n-Jth
Ineerstato ilerchants A-")ociatIon. William H.
e"'ommrcial rub. James A Waterworth.
Metrantlle r- M J. Oilhert.
M. Louts Traffic Rureau. Hv. F. Ins-nbers;
eVitton Ercr-anse. R. VV. fusha.
Heal Estate Exchange. I. II Terrv.
Mannf irturers Aseclntlon. Ellas MIcliael.
Latin-American Club. W. W. Pavl.
Ioi A. T I A . ejeorze W. Smith.
Furniture Iloan! of Trade. J H Kntn-r.
Taint. Oil and P-in- CIul. IT. If Stearns
tmnlement an J eh'cle Board of Trade. VV . It.
Timkln. .... .
Eulldtnir Ccntractors and Material Men s AJ-
ioclation. Pin Evan.
Ofore If. MorRan, becretary.
I nlii-el .liuerivan Meclianlrs.
Jaiksonvllle. Ill . Hay 1. To-day the an
nual session of tho State Council of Illinois.
Order of United American Mechanics, was
held here. The followins officers were
State Councilor. J. A. Arnold, Bloomlnfr
ton: vice councilor. J. II. Culver Galcs
burc: treasurer. W. I. I'helpi. Oalesburgj
wrrctarv. W. B- I'phold. Peoria: Irductor.
,corc C. lini-onler. Illoomlnqton: exam
iner I II Tav lor. J ecksonville; Inside rro
tei tor II. V'ompton. CalesburK; outsiil
proteVtor. Simuel Chirry. Gale-sburf:: na
tional representative. J. II. Culver. Gale-5-
Deitcates were present from Chicairo.
I'torla. Galesbiirir. Jie ksemville, SpringlleliL
Decatur and other cities.
SU liifiiinnf I nml ICeturn.
VI i ll'R I'eeiir Mav 7 and s.
Throush parlor ears, roaches and fik.cn
crs Trains leave St. I.ouLs S a. m.. 12
noon, SOfi p. m. Tickets Broadway and
Chestnut ana Union Station.