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ST. LOUIS. MO.. MONDAY. MAY l-l. VM).
fin St. I.nuis. Onr Ont.
"PTJTPT?, 1 Outside- M. J.onls. Tiro Cents.
-1- J-iXVJiJ J0u rr-rnn. Three Cents.
2v"cw York Finivnciers jSolieve Chi
cago and Alton jlny Absorb
LARGE INCREASE Iff CAPITAL
Firrty Million Added. Not Including
I'u roliii.se I'rire of :i New Koad
Another Company Also
New York. May Sl-Certaln developments
in o-nmoetion with Chicago ami Altm re-cor.tiy-namelv.
the swelling cf its cap!: il
l.v about V .. the lo Ijkralion of a
per real dividend on the stock of the ol.l
coraiMn. "King for ne irly IS.0W.OW. ami
the announcement made on Saturday of
the creation of a collateral trust mortgage
hy th ww (TiieHBO an.l Alton ltallvvay
Company for ttttV0.O-hnve attracts! pa
era! interest in financial circles and have I-' 1
to much dtaru-slon ns to tho companj s
plans for the future.
There are men ln the Wall Street district
who bellcvo that the greatest development
of the ace in railroad combination Is to come
through plans formulated In the Interest of
the Chicago an.l Alton syndicate. 'A hat
thco plans may lie cannot t'O definitely as-rr-tained.
but that they .rubody the acquire
ment of oth. r properties has been admitted
1 one of the ra'. inbers. The recent enor
mous increase In tfo capital of the company,
a fact that has passe-sl practically -without
comment In Wall Street, leads to the belief
that the funds have been prodded for what
ever plans the syndicate has in mind.
'err Company Formed.
Within the last joar 53 per cent of the
pr. -V-rcd and common stock of tho Calcasro
.-,. Alton Companv has pareed unic-r the
r-rtrol of the syndicate formed by h. II.
inrrirnan. Jacob II Schlff. James Stillman
" d IWge J. Gould. At th" time the syn
dicate mado 115 offer for the stock at Ji
per share for the preferred and fLo for tlm
e-imraon. tho capltil of tho Chicago ?nd
Al'on Itailroad Company. including stocks
.,-,! r.n.i I-on.'H nnd Mocks of ctner
iuor-ertie-s. assumed r guaranteed-ln fact.
fc, of everything In ' hV.-V,.r"
up the system-was l.v.lA Ihe hrs.
thing done, by th. sj-ndicate upon .e.-qu.rfn.,
the property wa. to create a rounding
mortgago of 13. t-lnco reduced to
HiaO.OCO. bearing 3 per cent Interest, and
later and hero Is another fact that seems
to have escaped the Rcmre.l MVntlon of
"Wall ttreet to form a new cnrp-rat!on.
known as tho Chicago nn2 Alton Hallway
Company. The litter company bought tho
Ixty-tlirco mile? of railroad known as th
St Louis, rorla mid Northern, and leaed
the CWcMm and Alton Railroad, for a pe
riod of Klnety-nino jears. Against tho sixty
three miles of property acquired an! the
leaded lines, which, us statea, nail a cap
italization of eU"t. the Chicago and
Alton Railway Company has created u cap
UaUraUon of tCvV'v.
The capitalization of the successor conv
rafton. If It can be so cJll for the CM-
raao and Alton itailroad Is etULin esisteno'
-is mado up of JIO.VW.Ga) L-.rc.mot' toetopJ-j1.J. (1 ,! n st. Ius uitil WediMS-
).0CO,X 4 per cent nor.oumulative pre
ferred stock and t.VM.i S per con I first
mortgage and collateral trust bonds. Th.
bonds are secured as ltatllen .n iheMxty
thro rallua of tho St. I. m-. iVuila and
Northern Hallway, said .i ,! p ult of oom
moi rnd prefurrvd shares of iiib ChloAgo
hud Alton Itailroad Company. ,
Looked to (lie l'murr.
In Issuing the JS2,'.OV Ciilcago and Alt n
bonds, tha proce-ds of n bufflclsnt amount
have b-:n retained to rtUre all prior Uue.-
nnd guarantc-es of tho railroad company.
Ellmlnatlmr, therefore, th entire funded
und guaranteed obligations of th oil pro
rty, tho capitalization of the "h!c.ij;o and
Alton Railroad and the Chicago and Alton
Hallway Company is tH.,-"'.V. rejirsent
ing an increase In It ft- ttian t-iie year, ex
clusive, of the cost of the Si IvjuiH, I'eorla
and Northern Itadnay, uf JiW.oaj.uOO in cji
italization. Sxty millions of dollars' enhancment In
capitalization within ono year in a railroad
company accounted as prosperous and .ia
well etabllsbi'.l ua tb Alton ruad cannot
be brought atout without attraai-ig: atitn
tion. It was understocl to be the project v,hen
tlu Alton syndicate nju, fonnetl ttrit it was
to acquire and develop oititr pp.jrtl'js in
onnectlon with that acVuiiul. Tlie mean-,
too, weru provided for In tli" rallpnd's ie
fundlng -mortgage. This run I inerf-aad
above the total ,.f JWt,'M-"J n .i ., of
the stockholders ithe sjilicite owns !" per
cent) for exttnuhiin of not ovtr jw nillis
main track, at not exi-dlhi.' W.o ir mile
to fimd kafted-line rental obligations, i nd
for future betterments not to ee.-d ! (.
u) at not more than Jl.vrD pt arnum
frum January 1. 11j. As $3i".'""o cf the.sa
lsinds are sued. th re 18 a margin at PIvs
ent available for Utfuance of IV".', or
any of the pur-es mention d.
The first proparty that occurs to the mind
of ifjo averace Wall street man In rn-
Ji'ctUn with the -v;st . niidtK-rmetit of Al
ten cdpitalization ,f lli brl I'ai-lfl ,ds
liei-ad-i- It Is cjc'lnitel) known that John
I. IfockeMler bas acjuirl lieivy inter
ests in tilt siotk of tliat property and pur
chased alt-o somo time H(j throuKti Joll
mn. Sichs o. a larga quanuty of the
lronds. Th theury of a connsitloti with
the Missouri I'alltlo tlt ry nicely with
the conditions, owing to the pr'iire In
the Alton Syndicate or Jaima Sltllm.ln of
the City Hank and George J. Could. Th
former institution Is tlei aicrisllted finan
cial apcnt of tlie Standard oil Company,
while Mr. Gould, of course. Is president ami
chief owner of Missouri l'aOnc If Mr.
Gould can control the syndicate, it Ik a
safe irui. that the Missouri r.icltic may
lie turned over to tho Alton parly: other
wise this theoty will have to bo
abandoned, for Mr. Gould would not let
th Missouri Iacitlc 'pass lrum ihe control
of the Goul- famllv.
Tn EpakinB of the enhancement of taoi
talizatlon, Mr. Jacob W. ?chirf of Kuhu,
Jxieb iL Co.. said to-day that It represented
properly tho capitalization if the earning
capacity of the n-i.l. and also leprescnted
chanited financial conditions. Paid lie
The capitalization of the propert las
l-cn raistd from aLout Kl.v),wi (u Ssl.'m.
0. hut wiUout in any way .alilnir i.r .in
increase In tlxed ihaigcas. Lndr ilie "d
inanaBement tho net cartiiiws wore ,11-
K,,rif3J.,llialuu?,,a of ' fcr'cent m alwut
J23.f.CX of stock, willlo the paments
toward blnkinc funils and leases cmajnied
,h.?r.''strln n11- "bout i:t0, annuullj.
t . . uuinuipi in,, roau aui its
States Trxiit-eiSVji"! """e.-V"""
. - ..w v IU11I1.U
f .u i ' T -i".. oimu .lie iiiM.-tels
j 0i"!"?Pr cent relundtns loan, to retire.
., V""rlInE securities as tiiey mature.
o n ih2V.VnPS"le,,,f.,f"al 11 of money
on the property. -e h.ivo deposited the
old stock with tho Farmer- Loan ai d Trn" t
loanPa.a',PCUrUy ior lhe colUteral trust
the bnseS.pCr cer,t Kvldiil alwut which
J hi n b,ec'' s"ie discussion represented
12 ? .fnn?ih ftw, a Price at which
JXt h, llns. ,'."R! T,;', issued and tho
methn VS",!1 U'e .'ofholden.. It was
nrSff , 5Jn i"e lla,"'e of a divlHion of
profit to an underwrltlns sjndlcite."
citieSi1t J!U"!B Stilliutui of tho National
ii!y. V.anK- t,1 thal the increase of the
tnarkable increase , ,V.,Jt... ! irX-Ie
SJt. JS.1 furcfnh',r of some new dcvclop
niciu which will affect Miss-rari PaciUc and
all other railroad in tho Southwc3U
,A A,.t ' ... V rs-uaiiasieu II and rclaid it
1,?-!;-; ri-IltShxl ll a"d widened the em-j-..?
nnd """"t s bridges and spaut
S".X.-""' ror new equliimem.
3rr. oi me Alton road slmir.y rep
JniS? far-si-h,t-- methoela taken by tfie
the c-ountry in the best possible condition.
W: : -.. d$ fa ' ' A. j
fe : lii- 4NMT -fiiii
k Jim.. 'apt' tot i
n iinirwiiii i iimniiim! ii"iiniM wwiwii iipnnnm iiihimhihhmih'ii inm i i i inn i mn hum '
.MlrS IIAKKIiyrc. V W AN1 A CUOlPOFTllK MKMI'.KKS OF TI1K Cll Md'ATIXll 'I.SS o"
THK ESCTEI.A NORMAL AT.IAI.ATA. STATE OF VKfJA CllVZ. .MEXICO. NOW IX ST. LOFIs
EBA GRUZ NORMAL
Yonnp: Ladifs From .liil.ipn I'rov
iuco Jhikinjr an Kdne.itional
Tour of the United States.
GO TO CHICAGO WEDNESDAY.
Thpy Visit Tlio Ucpnblic Ollieo niul
To-Day Will ISe Oriven
Over the C'ty To ("all at
A party cf yotinc Iadlt. co-nK.iin!r th
KTaduatlns class of the Kscuela Xormal
School of Jalapa, Province of Vera Cruz,
arrived In St. I.ouls yesterday. The :ounit
ladles nre accompanied by thIr teacher.
Miss Harriet l"a, A. M. Gaw. wn has
charge of the parly; Haul and Kanio'i I'e
hwsa. sons of Governor Dihesa; lac:,ir liur
ralde. l"oreneis Iturraide and Kphram
Hauzs. The jourff ladles are Senolitas
Mend, znbnl, I.Ierardt, Sanch.z. Divian. Cor
tina. Shtrnutl, Ualian and Ilamos. T;,ey
are all Mopping at the Southern Hotel. The
younir ladies ar.d thIr chaperons at? n.alc
ine a tour of all the principal cities of the
United States at the cxpciife of the Suite of
Vera Cruz, in order to familiarize them
w-ith educational and Industrial insilttitioos,
Ua vvlun the'y depart for Chi-ago.
They bepan th. Ir sichteeing In St. I.oui
early jesterdaj Ivist i.u'it the joui s l
dis. accomijniei! by Miss Kay. mm um'er
the escort of Smor Serrano, Mexi.an Ci
sul lo St. Louis, visited Tl... Hepublio o.lice
and for the first time observed the wrrkings
of a first-class metreiiwlitan iiew--.apT.
They ulfendcd vespers yesterday c.t the Ca
thedral. This morning they will bo driven
Ver the city lii carriages-. At Waslihitjtun
I't-iveiiiit)- they will s-pend some fine in
speelliiK the uUlHIngs and tthe methi. of
lrstructlun. Prom there Ihey will be Jtiveji
to Mary Institute nnd the Hiph f-chool
After that they will go through Forest JVrk
and take lunch at tun Cottage. On their
return they will visit Tower Grove Park.
Shaw's Garden, returning through Vande
v enter lJacv.
The ii-cu. I.i Normal at Jalapa, Is the
first school In Mexico lo fill.? its stu
dents an opportuidtj to visit the I'nlt.d
States in the interest of hlaher education.
The school has lietn fostered b- lovornor
IJohesa, who haa lent his assistance in
every manner jio-.!lh!c to make it what It ht
tho leading sihool for the eiiuejlliui of
teachers III Old Mexid. Tlie Stale of Vera
Cruz, through the Inlluince and assistance
of the Governor, obtelmd an appropriation
for tlie: purjKe cf r ndlng this year's gradu
ate to the principal el!ie of the I'nit.il
States and Canada.
The school Itself is conij-oSed of several
buildings noted fur their ..nhitectural
l-autv. At the pu-e.nt time Its students
number al-out 1C1, and II has twenty tea di
ets It was established tu.-lve j'ears mo
and has slni t xrown Into uch ipularity
tl'.:t il Is now loutid-tn! the best Normal
School in Mexico, and it draws students
from the entire country. The course con
sists of five jears dilMeult work, and it b I
lirallel with our lnstltullcui of similar na
ture. M's Fjj-, wlio Is the head ftiotruuivr
of ICnsIh in the Normal, Is oriui.illj a
Troy. N. Y.. woman. She. went to Mesi -j
somo t.n veurs a,:ij arid for ihe last six
has been connected with Iho schocl. ho
speaks Spanub fluttitlj and gives a e-llxht
Sismidh aceeut to her Hmjllsh. The head .f
tho e-choed is Hulblue C. Hebsninen, who is
from Silzerlnu. He Is eonsidervd at th.;
head of the piolcirsioii in Mexico and has an
. The Governor of Vera Cruz hop..s to have
the jotini? I..dlis r. turn Willi .i broadir
view of the V.'iterii Hemispheric' than they
could rece:ve had tliej gone duccily ircm
the sone-jl or lejcmng. Accnrumg to Mr.
.uw. who Is the Iruiistrial Agent ... ..-.i
c'ruz, 1'resi.lenl iJtlics.i N a most progres
sive and Mber.il m;ui. To umlertaku lo
stud the- entire p.irtj' of :lfteo over ih
I'nil.sl Stal? J no Miiail unilert.iKmg, j.,
while tb. exinse is laree, me Pivsl.lvut is
of the opinion th.il it w ill leturu fourfold
ii. the resuna ntiaiuisl in tliu iup..rtst.s cf a
ti. in lliorougli and iiractlcal euucatpjn.
All tho joung ladles are inttlliipjiit, and
though Ihey speak but little iJnglisli, tlivy
display a. great deal of interest in everj
tlntig. As St. Louis Is the llrst large city
in v.nieh the-y have stopped since ihe-ir
journej began last week, they have n
ciuntcied several things that j-truck them
with unusual interest. Among them U tile
street car strike, the nature of which wji
explained carefully to them. They evince
gteat Interest In the Industrie-., of the citj-.
and It is the intention to ahow them
through the Anheuser-Husch plant and ihu
hoe factories when they finlsli their rounds
of tho educational institutions.
They will depart about Wednesdaj-, ac
cording" to their present schedule, for Chi
tigo. where they will siend ,s.-veral daj-s
From Chicago ihey go to Niagara Falls'
wLero they vwil spend two ,Us. Their
routo then takes them through Canada to
Toronto and Montreal. IYin the latter
piHiA. mej- win proceeu to Albany, and
then down the Hudson to New York City
They will visit Hoston and spend several
days at somo famous resort at the seashore
returning to New York. From there thev
go to Philadelphia and Washington re
turning again to New York. They will take
a steamer at New York about June Zl fo
Liberated Her Anierhvn Sweet
heart Fiom .Jimnleo Dun
jreon by a Clever Hum.
TRAIN HELD FOR HIS FLIGHT.
Uondm'lor Howard Escaped Over
ihe ilorder Into Toa- Ai levi
ed I5ettm?p J lis Tmin In
juti'd a Xative.
i:i Paso, Tex.. May 11 It is to the lev.
of :i Mexican woman that frank A. How
ard, an America::, ovvck hit. dramatic cs
caM fr-iiu :i Mexican dunKeon. and like-.ise
to her tact is due the fact that Howard
was mibled to cros into the United States
territory at this point last night.
Tho cause of his arrest wa trivial enough.
not so trivial, however, that the inside of ,
u Mexican diuig.sjti is not a serluus matter
lo an American. II ward was a frels'H
conductor on the Mexican lVntr.il on tl .
divblon between Jlmulco and .Ibnlnz. !'!-
Ins ills periods of lay-over in Jlmulco lie
met prettv Maria Gonzalez, who tir-t at -
mind the j-oung American and liter q;avi
him the entire affection of lier impulsi-ve.
Less than a week aiso when II ivvard's
train a approaelrlne the j.irds at Jiinul
eo. tlie air mechanism of one of the cars
failed to work, :.:id Howai.l op ned the
.merg-nej- valve In the aloose. The ff.vt
was a sudden jeik of the forward eats. A
native brakemnn sai on the brake of one
of thf-e ears and the jerk threw him to the
ground ami one of his rib was biokeu b
In eonsonaiue with Mexle-an lav. tcgarJ
l:tg rallio-id accidents. Howard was held
responsible, was arrested and piaO-d in the
Catacombs of the Carrel. While lb ward's
filtmds vvtre emleatorlnic tf. seeure a hea.
irig f.ir his rase, hli sweetlieari was plan
ning and doing. Sin; tool; her slater Into her
confidence an.l likewise a brother, one of
the night einplojes at the roundhouse. Sl
won th-lr smithles and pn mlses of w
on the fourth nlxht of IluwanV-s Imprison
ment lhe libit was ilj-. Karly that even
ilu Maria founil the co.iducteir of No.
due lo leave f.- h.- North at I0.3. Sh-
tol.l liim her story also, and he atri-.d lo
boll Ihe train At an hour when the town
had riiw to -Irep, a cTo.vbar was laid con
venlenlv near tlie Jail a few rntnute later
the heroic xirl's sister approached the en
trance to the enrcel and a3 sh. passed tli
-leepy jell. r. spoke to him a be had never
heard her speak licfnre. She said she hiid
b.en vl-dting ,i fri.-nd and that contrary t.
arvemt nt her brother bad falle.1 to cidl
for her ai'd lb it she cleared him to esivj't
In r home. The jailei was more titan hon
or"! Matla Inst not a moment She nl Ino
the Pitlo and to tbe elunKeor. of tlie hn-prl-ontd
Ameiie.tn. First she pas-ied be
tween the bars of the little oiienlnx In the
door pistol and a Knife. Then seeurlnj;
th- crowbar. usaul.l tlie- oUI-fH-hlon. .1
lo. k and Its keeiwr ami broke them ruin
their fast, nitigs. The door uitg ope'ii and
Howard walked out-. She tokl him what to
do. that a bio, k distant No. T was waiting
bis coming. He ran to the train. The.
." moment he ie.ici.ed the cauoo-e the engineer
Kave the signal and the Life midline pilled
out into tlie nUiit.
In relating the story of Ms adventure and
.'pl.ealng of the work of Senorila C-nzalez
(for his safe!, tetirs came Into Howard's
cjes. lie .i.eiat.ii le would lln.l sine wav
to iewar.1 the noble girl. He behevee bis
fate would have l.... n a loin Iiuprionmeiit
hud he not received the rid of trie ..un
Direrlor ,f Cuban Po.s Consid
eied I .ax in Method.
Va..liingIon, May 13. General Hathbone
xv III bo relieved to-morrow as Director of
Posts of Culm. This action has been fully
determined upon bv 1'oslmaster General
Smith, and after consultation with Se-e-r.tarj'
licit in the morning the n.'cessarj
orders will be Issued. The authorities v. Ill
not admit that his Integrity 5 lnvolve.1.
but don't heMtate to say that he has liem
lax In his administration and that the in-ter.-sts
of the service demand his su.-pen-slon.
In explanation of the lack of information
po-ses--.-l bv the Post OIKee D.partmcnt
a to ihe frauds of the Havana Post Office
prior to the recent scandal, it Is stall .i ih.it
under an order Issued by Gene-al 1: A.
Alger, when Secretary of War, authoritv
vas gnir.tc J General Hathlron to make, up
deficits in his office from lhe funds of the
island. Instead of transmitting requisi
tions for such funds to the Post Oliice 1"
partment bete. General Itathhou.- sent tie.
reiraisiti ins direct to the Governor tle-ur.t!
who -lpp-ovoj Hem and tho money -.vas
paid out. limes the authorities hero w. :e
not kept mloriiicJ as x the actual -e-flclts
in .!io Ha.i.iv. oflice.
The Attorney 5em-r.il has giien the
necessary instructions In Ne.dv's ca,. to
the Attorney General for the Southern Dis
trict of New iork a.i i ptompt measures
will be tnken to secure tho extiaditl-in of
the former Cuban postal employe
A reorganization of the Deirartment of
Posts will follow, u will be on a new
basis th.it. It is benev-eil. will rreclude ths
possibility of similar frauds In future The
pending investigation, though Po-t 'oiiice
Inspectors are to be used. Is under tho
Wur Department. ec lao
i fill- i
GovKi-Nois Ti:nnono ih;hi.s ur
riA -ni z no oi:n;tN vi ki Tim
II'HA ciF SI.NDIN'el Mi:.l'N NiH--M
M, S. Iliic'l. Gilt IX ciN , Tun: up
thi; i'.viti:i statcs to ru.v.pi.irn:
, PSg.,fcBAY,S t1" PS R3 t"
i v i-.. v tf wui-mje
l'or vi4hourf. fair, conf Inn... I vviirin
.tSc.litlitv mid Tiles.!:,., ..-..it iiii.hr
'r,:.esuii. In n,irtIiTvesi iii.rtioii: ootti
lit west vvinils.
For Illinois, fntr, eoiiGiiii.'iI evitriti
'ilolidn-t : TEirN.fitv fair In .iil(hrrri.
PishII1 sfidtrve'rH Mini t liunilersforiii
unit footer in iiiirtltcru ii'irtioti: fresh
lo hrisl south (o nest winds.
For r)iiii-:i.i. fair nnd rout iniie.t
war, ii Vfoii.lrte :,n,l Tliesdiij: t'reli
1. Mc if in GIG's I.ovc' Triiioiphed
Ti- fik- Sltuaiioii.
Great Hallway Heal Sugg. -steel.
V. rj Cne Normal Grudiiates Arriv.
2. Kao-.-is city Llns All In Operati. n.
Motlwr's Kvrliln Cliare io llrgiin Her
Z. Vtpc State War Thought to lie Hnded.
Concessions Got by Court Intrig'ie.
Centun- Da- for Southern Haptlstt.
olunteer Tnwptv Tki Two Towns.
I-rb-tt"s Bravery Hfwardeii.
Dreyfus f'aiuws Worrj".
Incresed Activity in New York StJiks.
Worlds Fair Bill Outlook IKleh:.
Mtnc-lty I.'eport on SnbaWy JUtl.
Hi-KInleys ApH-.il to tlie Conntrv.
Tanner Kvenrd T-hiiiirM With Hrti
Haisln Growers Combine.
0. Se-rmem nnd Servle-e at 11... Cbtirehes.
l-ml and Zinc lteKirt.
7. Ss AcuIuhVIo Il Nut Drpnrtel
S. SL Ijiuls Defeat Brooklyn.
Inauguiol Will ?Puvv a Fltte Field.
I.h'ly Shuotiuc at Inipsnt Pa-k
:-..!rHril Wli.-1 Itacr.
l. Movs-mei.t of Grain.
Live Stock. Poultry and Cotton Uark-ets.
Fire in II. illng Factpry.
19. Kratx Is Maklr.K the Cane; Seroinn.
Wants No Taes 111 Ills ITour.
Forty-root Fall Not lMlal.
Still Cl.-ar In Tone,
Women In ('.invention.
Catholic Fnkm Conveatiou Mevf.
l.ig Fir.- in Camden.
Hed Cms-, Workers.
0UARRELED OVER A SEAT.
.V;i(i Killed a 1'i'oiiiiiifiil .Man
Augusta. i!i May I5.-Aleck Whltnev.
ag.d 2T. jears. a society leader ami popular
joung man. w.is shot ami killed on a 3trcrt
cut here this afternoon by Gus Wilson, a
negro. The sho.-tlng was the result of trou
ble over a seat in the car.
It is leiK.rtcd that W il-on was tak-n off
the Georgia Hallroad lwsen. r train at
Harlem. On., a station twenty-fltu nubs
from here, to-iilelit by a crowd ..rd
l.vrichid. He was being taken to Atlanta
for safe keeping.
Whitney and a. friend were riding ,m lhe
electric !e-lt Iln. when two negroes got on
the car. line link a seat In front and one
sat down in Whituej'.s lap. Whitney lad
.old tin- negro that there wa.s no more- room
before ho .sat down. He shoved the negro
up. telling him he could not sit there l he
m-gro's friend, AVilson, who w is in tho c-at
In front, ,s.ii,i: "li n it, sit th.-re anv-
Whitney slapped the iitgro with the lek
or his hno, and a scuffle ensue.!. .Vil'on
who was not in the scuffle, dr.-vv- a revoiv-r
and tired. The ball siru. k Whitney be-Iow
the Kft e-ye. He die-d a few nitnut,.s lat-r.
Large ci'.-wdn soon collected arid a cnccial
detail cf twenty-live policemen with ritl-s
Weie sent to guard the jail. Wilson was
secretly put on the Georgia Railroad train
but a nunuer of citizens had boarded the
train .il3...md when Grove-town was reachr-d
;i telephone mi -sage previously sent had
collected a crowd. Tin. negro was taken f if
the train by them.
Ciiief Campbsli Advertises for
Twcnly-Five Hundred Ex
JENKINS OFFERS ARBITRATION
Appoints Intermediator to
Present Proposals lo Strik
ing Suburban Employes.
TRANSIT COXTERLNCE TO-DAY.
Company's Officials and Griev
ance Committee to Meet at
GOVERNOR STEPHENS HERE.
Confers Willi Police OificiaJs
and Urges Thai Peace
A ri.nf. i.-nie. was held at the planters
Hotel list niRht N-twecn Governor l.ou V.
Stephens', the Polio- Hoard. CIil. r 0f Polio..
Campbell and the captains of the various
districts, at which it was decided to at
once Mmar in 2.0") additional luirolmen, to
ass:st the r KUlar force in strike duty.
The Governor arrived In the city yester
day afttrno in and shortly afterward Issued
a Ii tter to the police o:ncUl; urginK that
law and order be preserved. After this
Mir was sent to tne dtitnorltes tin .in
ference was arranged. At th xneeilri; th-
Goviniiir heard evidence from the Chief
and his captains as to Ihe strike condi-
tinn. and :fur going over all the ground
the decision was i-arh ,1 to emplov the
Aft. r the conference had ndjoiirneil It '
was qencrally coiK-eded bj the police of
fifi.ils that the etr.t policemen were nec-s--arj'
bee'aue the prevent f t rce w.is in- '
...leqrate to h.indl the strike a it shoiill .
mid offer the public proper protect no,
To-day at n .on the conferene-e between
th- transit companj's otflclals and the
Orievarcc Committee of the strikers Is ex- :
I-ected to be held at the Mercantile Cub
for the j urpose of diitisslng proisv-iilous
lieiklng to an :idju.tmeut of the diff. r
eiues lietween them. The Dusln. MenV
Committee will lie present. It calb.l the
This mornint; cirs vv 11 be ninnlmr on the
"hurban Lin.lell. I'ark and Ion 1 'le .11
iions and efforts will be made to move
car' n Ihe Hellefoiitaino and California
avenue division". During the .lav ''r si.ient
Whit.ifcer thinks s. m- nlan will I e : r
ranutd wher.bv cars can be sif.-lj- op. r-td
at night, at lea.f on sot-ie .llvilo::s. ( Wti
CampJiell shil.sl j-ientev that he w-'intd be
Ii.pansl to rnov.' nil cars for wliP.i the
tran-it ramiar.v h.ls views.
A -.lej. toward a probable ettl.me r.t ..f
t! e strike ..n the Suburban r.-a.I vas fak. n
--t idav. when G. ieral Manager Jenkins
iptH.irt..I r.u intern. e Ilafi-r to i-res -nt - rr-s
f.r a e-o-npr. mise to the striking .inplnje.
ef that road The terms probably will le
pi.s.-nted to-dav to tlie men for th-lr .-on-sie'erallon
bv Harry It. Hawe".
At the loiifert-n f union lalsir jepre-
se-ntatlves at V.allnila Hall last nlzh ri
aril, n was taken on the questkm if . .'n
ral strike. Iml the matt, r ua. postpmed
until We.lnes.Iaj. and if the str-l . ir
siiike is not settle.1 bv that Ome .moilW
iu'WIiik will Im- i ailed anil the iuesih.ii put
to a Vote.
Not a street ear on any of the lines was
"lie-ruled j-terdaj ami everything seemed
l be at a Mandatill .Me-pt ihe v. Mcies
that .ouvejesl the crowds from siiiit lo
ix. Int. The streets, usually ciow.lcd on
Sundrrv, were aim. -St deeiteI in s -me se-c-tioii
of the citv. :ii--l lui.l It not I-en for
the rattle of vehicle- ar.d Ihe shoutpig f
drivers It would have been ;ts epilet as a
lav in a couotrj village.
Home of the vehicle? In use j-.-st-rl.iJ
v.oul.I not ur-der ordlnarj conditions 1m- , m
plojed for atij- purji-e-e. P.titi!.- who have
se -n n.uie but Ihe w.-ek .lay laboring b.-.r-e.
and the Hue app. arlng autmal .tttachc-l to
erne carriage or drag, w.re surprl--.! at
the nunilier of wind-broken, ku.H-kkue.--l
and sjHivine.I hotses that w.-re pr.-s -.1 li.io
service yrst.r.hij. The liverv st:il.I-s
,-harxed big ral.-u for the use of -iniiniN
that before the strike hud been used onlj
to haul f.i'ider to the lofts of th-lr slats s
The v M les as a rub- vve-i'- on a pr
with the animals .V la. -lied lo them. Manv
.f thein lookest like th-j- hud 1 en .lri.(.i-.i
Iwck from the oblivion to win. It :h- 'ml
iM-eii leleg.ite. enr .io. a .1 put on t ,.
streets without 1-eillg reiiovatisi to .-III
Kieat xient Tli- iieople. howev r. w.re
glad to rl.li in any el.l thing ratl.-r ihui
Vinlk. The dilvers of -oiiu- ef the vehicles
made attempts to make llielr wag ir p.-
tllre-stlH-. l-'eW Of till 111 Wer sIH'VS-f'-I
one wagon tliat mad.- rexular irli s ,.i.t
l'riiukliu avenue from Fourth street had a
le-el troll. -v iHile :ittacli.-e to the seat .s
.ir.l.15. The driver viou'.l stirt out a .1
continue on Ills run without getting out of
the Ira. k and the trolley K)le was aion-.-l
lo run aioiu th wire. All in-itat'ou .1 .il
on a pot In the center of the wagon helpe 1
attract attention to the v. hide.
Kverj --at In this convej-anco was tak n
on . very trip, and a pretty girl rod.- In the
wagon all tin time, some urn- a--keil lhe
driver who she viaf. and why she ro.ie all
daj in his vv igon.
"She is in- sister." the driver replied
"Tlie first day of the strike I did not earij
as many passengers as I vvnnt.d to. ami
as I hail noticed that as soon as a pri-lly
woinan got In a wagon that waon was
so ii lill.d. I decided lo ak my si-ter. who
Is pretty, to ride m mj- wagon during the
day. The scheme worked, well and I have
carried a full lead on every trip out and
back sino- she has b. en with me."
Y.-sterdaj- afternoon when tills wagon
pied Walhall.i Hall the girl carried a
large banner, on which was Inscribe.!:
i'nlcii forever." The members of orgnize 1
lalior at the hall gave her an -ovation, ami
some of tin- more -nthu-.!astlc threw pret
zels at her.
The bulk of the business jesterdaj- was
don.- by the wagons going to th? hasei.-,U
lirk. Tim fans did not care how tliej- rod-,
just so they got to the park in time for the
game. Many wagons that were not u-ed
during the- week wire presse-d into setvie-e
i-ster.lay lo take tho crone ie the ball
park, and the downtown streets were more
ciuwded with vehicles than at any time
a nee the Inauguration of the strike.
Grand avenue, between the hours of 1
and 3.30 o'clock In the afternoon, was ai
m st imiassable for vehicles going south.
Around the baseball paik the wagons were
is thick as files around a sugar barrel. If
the ears had commenced to run they would
not have been abb- to make their waj
through the convej-ances and horses.
Tiit-re was no Sunday crowd at Forest
Park jesterelav and the travel along the
boulevards was verj- light.
J'rojMisal Fiom Suburban's Mail
iici- to Strikinj; Kinployes.
Police Commissioner Hawea and Manager
T. M. Jtnkin3 were in conference .or sev-
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GOVERNOR STEPHENS TO THE POLICE.
Jefferson City. Mo.. May 13. IIono'.iW H. II. Havvcs. President, and Honor-
able J v Campbell. CIil-f of Police. St. Iniis. M' I'ear Sirs. Ttv conditions ?
that now c.l-t and for se-ver.il elays have iMeel in St. Imis must lie terminated. I
As Givcrnor of the State. It is m dntv to s.e tlm icacc and order are pr -
seived in .Missouri, to the end that th ordinary business and affairs of life may ?
be attendeil to by our citizens with safelv and ,onvenlence to themselves. I will i
p,rf..rm mv whole duty .is I see it in thi.- matter and all peace (illicers must pr-
form t h Irs. J
I shall not hesitate If I deem it necess-ary to use promptly the full power of j
the State to restore ami preserve order and peace in St. IaxiH. ;
The citizens have a risht to expvt ami receive adequate protection from olH- T
ciils to rend-r life, property and the transaction of business eeiire.
Iliffer'ncew or controversies between citizens must not I allowed tn produce T
disorder and detroy th- public jface. And if thoe on e-itror side of a contro- J
vers, or persoeis in Kmithy with eithr slele. or lawless imllvMuiW for whom
n I tin r side to a dlpnte is. inrhaps. r, sponsible. tak advnntaso of wlnt they T
deem an opporltinitj to vlnlite the law. i: is. in any event, the duty of oilb er
promptly art-t all offendi rs. nslns whatever pow r is neileil to enforce r .irct
for Ati ohedlene e te tlie taw.
It is not my duty, nor vour. f .tH laily pass on the merits of the ntn- I
crs) which has produced tho cistinK nnditon of affairs in St. Louis. The par- f
t!ei to the I'XlstinK dispute In St. L'tis mut ailjust r tltl- th'ir (Infer nces T
v.lt.'iout endancerlnsr the Mifely or diatutblnc tlie soecl order of th- sinimiinI,v i
This enmroversv between certain jiersons has produced dlsonb r and int rfur ?
with public pece a:l retard transaction of business, and this condition .a.:- ?
not le tub-rate,!, and a nortnal state of affaire mut lw ctahlishesl immediate . i
As Individuals you have and ar e'ntiil d to "ur otiiniTn rc-jardinL; the meri'.- of
the cntrovirsv Doubtless jour sympathies are with one sld or the other, l.ut T
as executive oflk-crs of the Ihw you hive but one- thins to d". and that is re --tore I
peace anl suppr'-ss all disorder.
I l!lcve the law hat clothed you v. ish compete otllviil power t. a mpasli ?
If jour resular police force Is not nljii ent. in your judgment, the l.w give
you authority to add sullie-ient men to meet any e'liiers-iwy. 1 require that j ju T
exe-rcii-e the pwer vesteil in J-ou prompll).
K.ich side to the dl-pute vchb h ha riuied the exitinj; conditions claims thr.t
It Is no: vtolatins the law. but that others are responsllii.- for the dlsordi r. Hut. J
so fnr as j-ou are concerneil in the performance of j-our duty, it matters not who i
N n -ponslt.le; the acts creatlmx public ellsturliancs mut tie stopi-tl at once.
It is important in circumstances like the present that the com-nb-siop of in- J
lawful act he speedily ended, for eieh hour thej- nre allowe'I t) eewllnue only in- v
cite-s t'ie lawlessly dls-oscd to csnmit ibpredations ami create ilirc-3pev.t f r
Therefore, to the end tliat the public p-aee antl order may l.e revton.l and i
maintain, d. j-ou are directed to ue immediately the full power s;iven you by liw.
and If j-our power is Inadequate (which 1 :.m lcath to beli.-vei, notify me and I t
will exercise my full authori:;. toa-si-. v.u i
Very trulj-. T
J.ON' V. STKPHHNS. T
Governor of Missouri. i
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Campbell Calls for ft.ore Police.
Chief of Police Campbell, at the close of the conference with Governor Steph
ens and Police Commissioners last night, issued the following:
WANTKD 2.fi able-bodied men to s. rve as emergencv- policemen. Kx-policc
olli.-er.- and men having experience- In police work preferred. These men who have
applications on file In the- Police Department for positions are instructed to report
for duty to fill these positions. Their failure to reirt will be corslilere.l a with
drawal of their application. All applicants will report prompt.y at 1-) o'clock at
the Ol.l City Hall. Officers will le- In barge of this recruiting office until the
requisite number of men are emplijed. JOHN W. CAMPKELL.
Chief of Police.
tral hours vcsterdiy afternoon at the lat-
ter's home at No. 3S61 I'elmar avenue. Mr.
IIawe went Into the conference with the
purpose- of obtaining If ss-.ble a sttlle-
meiit of the strike on the Suburban Jes-id.
After the conference he .submitted the led-
lowing statement, authorized by Manager
"A e-onfirenre wa held this afternoon at
the reMdem-e ..f Mr. T. M. Jmk.ns. e-nral
manuger of the Suburban Hallway, between
Mr. Jenkins and Mr Havves, to Cetermine
whether some bisfs of acreem-nt could not
be anlv.sl at. Mr Jenhln auihorlzea ar
Havves to nuke the following proposition to
M. ti.iploj-es ejuite a large numlcr of
men who "have remained lojal to the road
nnd who are m.mbers of the union, having:
i ailed upon him an.l I. lined the pes-itlos of
some of the men who are not now working,
Mr. Havves Is authorized to make the fol
lowing presentation of fails to the em
plojes on be-hilf of Mr. Jenkins
"First -Mr Jenkins sajs that he 1 not
now nor never has be..n or,pejse-.l to the
union on hi road, the on'y stipulation
whlih he made us to the unionizing of hL-
load was tliat it should embrace ull of his
emploje- who were willing to Join the
union, and that be w:ts not only willing
that they should join tho union, but If
necessary would request It.
"Second. Mr. Jenkins claims that :i-j ef
the n.uilltions of his sigr Ing the agre-.-m'-nt
Mth his men under elate of April ,1 ivj
th.it all of the men In his employ -should i-e
brought Into the union as soon as practica
ble and that there should be no restrictions
or objections to their so Joining Tin.-. .iir
ll.ia of tl.e agreement he claims was not
lived up to bv the men. as while qu'te :-.
i.umlier of Sin in we-re admitted aft -i tnat
i cement tin J were not allowenl t.. jr-ti.iliiite-
In the prin-eeiling-, which brought
alMiht tlie stilke. and that ailmlsslon u the
union was r. fu.l to u large number of
applicants In violation of the agreement of
"He claims that the only matters which
are no.v open to aibllratluii ale tiiose ;i
nig to shoiv a violation of the ..gre-m. nt (f
April I".. Therefore the preii-e.-dtlo" widen be
authsIzes Mr. Havees to make to his em-ploye-a
is that he will con, nt to an urlrtrt
tinti of th- question vvhetr-er the s-tpu-kttlon
referred to was kept by the men r
not. Fur th- puriH.-ie of carrying out this
ii.biltHtlon lie will agree that the men v ho
ar.- not now working- for him shall select
one representative and that the m--n who
nre row in ills emplov and are at work il-all
select one repr-i-eiitaflve. and thut th two
thus -elee-ted shall In tuin select a thirl. l
act its a Iloirdot Vrbltration; th't tb-f.rd-ing
of this tionrd Uhih this question shall be
final. If the finding Is in his favor the men
are all to return to work and carry out this
stipulation, which will in effect bring all
th'- emplov.-s of his coiniiany into the -mloil
If. on th- .-ontr.irj-, the finding Is gaiut
him. he will agree to arbitrate all the dlf
f. rences now cNlsttnu: bj a Ibstrd - Arbi
tration to bo d. termlu-d upon later on "
.Mr. Juiklus -.tated after the conference
that he did not -see how he could make a
I fairer proposition and If the n-.e-n wanted
to settle on re-asonaii:c an.l lair grotinus
the opportunltj was offere.l them. He sale!
that of the SOl men In his employ onlj-fortj'-one
men vcere now actually striking.
"In crd.-r to show that 1 am desirous of
having all differences iimlc.il.ly arranged
and to the s.iti-.f -tn.n of al' i-otsor.s. I
have agreed that my employe- those
working and those not working shall se
lect the arbitrators -ind lnde the whole
question for themselves. If nnj- moj fa
vorable proposition could be made I would
like to know how."
W. I. M.ihou. who is ndvNIng and direct
ing the strikers, when asked for an opinion
of the proposition, said: "I have not time
to considir It ii'ivv. but on its face It looks
like the agreement .Mr. Jenkins made some
time ago. and afterwards broke."
UNION LABOR CONFERENCE.
Question of a (Jeneral Strike Was
A meeting, which was attended by dele
gates of the various trades and libor unions
of the citj-, was held at Walh.illa Hall last
night. The speakers of the evening upheld
the strikers and voted to encourage them
In their light against the St. Louis Transit
Companj". The advisability of calling a
g-ueral strike was discussed and It was
decided that If the railway company docs
not como to terms, with "the strikers by
next Wednesday that a meeting lie called
for Wednesday night, when a vote will be
taken from all the labor organizations and
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OFFERS ARBITRATION. ?
G.neral Manager Jenkins of the
Suburban roid agrees to arbitrate the
differences hetween his company and
its emplojes. He has authorized Mr.
Hanv It. Itaw-es to offer arbitration
ill on the following terms:
Th.- strikirg emplojes to selc t one
, arbltrvtor. the emplojes. r.ot strlkln:
to si lot another, and the two to pe-
O l.rt a third mat. all of whom shall
constitute the Hoard of Arbitration
This board ha!I decide whether he
O or the men violated the agreement en-
tcre.1 Into April t bj- himself and his
If the decision Is In hi fivor all em-
plojes are to return to work: if
f again-t him, then he agree", to-submit
O all questions of differences between
himself and his emploj-e-s to arbltra-
if It is In favor of a general strike, one will
be Inaugurated immedlatelj-.
The following resolution was rea-I and
adopted at the meeting:
"Wherea-, our fellow work-rs. tho street
rallwa employes of the St. Louis Transit
Companj and Suburban Hallway, are now
e-ngagrd In a battle for the rights of organ
ization, ..nd this ling the corner rftofio
tiiHin which our irades union is based, and
also the hi.pe of labor. IfMherefore hs be
come ii battle not only of the St. Imls car
workers, but one of the deep-st e-oncern
an.l vital Importance tn every one who
tolls, therefore be It
"Hesolved. That the representatives of
the various pinions in the citj- ef St Louis in
mass meeting a-stmbled lnelerso the striko
of strr.-r railway ernplojvs and call upem
every union to contribute such financial as
sistance as Is within their power, and to
forward the same to Mack Mlsslk. the sec
retary of tho street rallwiij" union at Wal
hall.i Hull, and be it further
"He'sclved. That this meeting appoint rive
of its me-:nhers to act in conjunction with tho
Kve-eutlve Committee of the Cenir.ll Trades
and I-ibor I'nlon. the Kullding Trades
Council and th- Street Hallway Hniplojes,
and the joint committee be In-tr-Jcted to je -cur-
able legal advice and if possible to
proceed legallj .igalnt the charter -ifhts. of
the railway company at once, and further
"I! solved. That this, committee l-e In
structed to at once- proceed to organize ward
clubs, not only of union men, but take Into
them every- person who maj- be In sj-mpathj-wilh
our movement; these- clubs to aid and
assist In everj- way po-slble. as. the com
mittee maj- direct, and further be It
"Hesolved. That tf no settlement 1
reached bv Wednesday night there Is? an
other meeting called to discuss, and decide
the advisability of ihe general suspension
of all labor In the city of St. lmts until
Ju-tlce has been mcte.1 out to ns and o-ir
eause. and further, the e-ommlttee te In
stituted to secure th- co-operation and as
sistance of the leading labor speakers of
II. W. STKINHISS.
Tlie following Trades and I.abor Uni. na
were represented at the meeting
Typographical. Kdge Trimmers and Set
ters. Heer Drivers. Cigar Packers. Gas Fit
ters, 1'imlnevrs, Musicians. Hatters, Metal
Polishers, Platers an.l IJutTers, Bra-s Work
ers. Retail Clerks. Carpenters, Hoot and
Shoe Workers. Bartenders. Whitenrs, Gar
ment Workers, Stationary Firemen, Stone
Pavers. Type Feeder?, Bookbinders. Allied
Printing; Trades Council. Electrical W'ec'v
ers. Granitoid and Cement Workers. Beer
Hottle-m. Pattern Makers. Joint Council
Hoot und Shoe Workers. Oilers, Millwrights,
Mosaic and Encaustic Tile Laj-crs and Plpu
Coverers. Stre-et Car Builders. Theatrical
Brotherhood. German Stone Masons' Pro
tective I'nlon. Central Trades and Labor
I'nlon. Composition Roofers, Granite Cut
ters. Journey man Tailors. Walters. Tobacco
Workers. Steel Range Workers. Urlcklaj-ers,
nnd Masons, Iron Moldirs, Plumbers.
Steam Fitters. Wood Workers, Web Press
men, Mailers, Machinists, Bakers, Confec
tioners, Barlers. Lithographers. Painters
ami Decorators, Brewery Workers. Car
Wheel Mulders and Helpers, and Bridge
Construction and Iron Workers.
It was announced at the meeting that the
Brewery Workers' Union, which has con-
rage Two. -