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THE EEPUBLIC: SUNDAY, JUNE 10. 1900.
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Four Sectional Committees of Ex
ecutive Oflieeis Are to lie
REPORTS MADE TO CONFERENCE
Fledjies Renew ed to Maintain
Strictly All Published Tariffs
Air Line Sale General
New York, Jur 9 The conference of the
executive officer of the Western. North
western ard Southwestern railroads, which
was in sessior all day jesterdaj. adjourned
shorllj- after noon to-dj to meet again In
Chicago. Juno 19.
The committee anointed at jesterdaj s
conference to consider passenger rates and
fre'ght rates reported to the general con
At the adjournment tho president. T
Jen-cry. made this titement of the wo. -
of the conf"-erco The committee report-
d 'hat four lommittees of executive otii-
i ers lie org mized each to hive jurisdiction
within certain loundarieVlo be defined iatr.
The-c commutes are to report to the gen
eral eorference when it reconvenes in Chl-c-"jr
on June 19
Th. c-ommittsa are: Kansas city Com
mitteeChairman. President Kelton of the
Chicago and Alton. Omaha and Sioux ''Uy
corrnilttee Chairman. Vice President A C.
Rird of the Chicago, Milwaukee and St.
Paui. St Lou'-. Committee Chair-nan.
President It. V Yoakum of the St IaiiiIs
nd San Trancisco. St Paul ard .Minne
apolis Committee Chairman. Vice Presi
dent Clark of the Onaha R-iliroad.
"Tlu" entire session of the conference has
been harmonious, and no serious differences
have dtveloptd. When tne adjournment
was taken up It was the generU Imprest-ton
that the pledges heretofore si. en to
maintain published tariff rates and to con
form to lawful methods, in tha conduct of
traffic will be continued"
Replying to a question, he said that the
ultimatum of tre Canadian Pacific has teen
teferred to- a conrnittee.. which had suc
ceeded In adjusting all dlti.culties.
cnoncc AAnrni;j itntinv.
Ilia Experience Durlnc the Ec'Iline In
George B Warfei, assistant general pas
senger agent of the Baltimore and Ohio
Southwestern, returned to headquarters
Jesterday after a two weeks' trip through
Mexico and Texas While In the City of
Mexico Mr. Warfei helped to Install in of
fice the new agent of the B Ac O. S-W., Dun
can Bankhardt- " His official title has not
jet been .fixed.
in me course or his trip through Mexico
r. Warfei toys Ills train stopped for
sfcrty minutes on the line of totality, the
very morning the sun was eclipsed by the
moon. Several Mexican astronomers, sent
out by the Government, were there to make
observations, and the train waited for
them. Mr. Warfei sajs he has a distinct
recollection of seeing one eclipse back In
Jackson's administration; he thinks, but
that was only a side show- to the real
thing put up at the all fresco garden, two
weeks ago, In the land of peons and
Here is the way he described It: "When
the moon put the sun out of business. It
became black and dark, as suddenly as
snapping the shutter of a camera. That
darkness, too," I shall never forget It was
thick and unnatural, heavy, oppressive and
as sickening to observe as the black cap
which shuts out the world from the eves
of the doomed roan on the scaffold. The na
tives fell to their knees In terror and
shrank In superstitious dread. Suddenly a
Mood-red spot appeared on the edge of the
cryona. It brightened every second and
finally burst through the pall of darkness
nnd gloom. In this case, the curtain went
tip and the show was over."
Mr. Warftld has a magic lantern with the
genuine Mexican slides and is open for en
gagements. MAY KRMG.
Sonic Interesting I'ljiure Given In
Cumjmrison With lait Year.
New Yoik, June S Dun's Review eavs:
Many railroads reporting monthly earnings
have reported for May, and total gross
earnings of all United States roads Included
tre $43,451,755. a gain of 9.5 per cent over
last jear and 10 per cent over 153S. Roads
reporting embraco l),tx miles, nearly one-
iui or tne toiai mueuge or tne united
tates. ami many leading systems. Traf
fic last year was remarkably heavy nnd tne
Increase In earnings this year reflects
greater Improvement. Grain movement In
tne vv est during May was much below pre
ceding j ears, jet an Increase In earnings of
3.5 per cent over last jear Is reported and
12.2 per cent over 1SSS.
In the South the cotton movement was
reduced, jet earnings arc 6.6 per cent over
last j ear and 19 3 per cent over 16S9. Th5
movement of other classes of freight has
been enormous this jear. Central Western
and Pacific roads report largest increase
in earnings, while on trunk lines. Southern
and Southwestern roads earnings are con
siderably abovn last J'ear and very much
larger than In 1SS8.
In the following table earnings cf roads
reporting for May aro compared with last
j tar: Trunk. 19, S.747.S21. gain $740 311. S.2
'per cent: other Eastern. J900, $1.579,&G7, gain
S2Ss3lZ. 21.8 per cent; Central Western, 1900,
$7,779,311. gain $965,004. 14.2 per cent; gran
gers. 1W0. $4,455,407. gain $140,973, 3.5 per cent;
Southern, 19U0. J9,!sM . gain S514.71S, fi d
per cent: Southwestern. 1!), $5.S93.7, gain
J39S.374 b.l per cent; Pacific, 19. $5,t67.4",2.
gain J7S1.031. 18.3 per cent; United States
roads, YJ"i, $45,431,795, gains. $3,911,528, 9.5 per
cent; Canadian. 1900. SI.7!3O0o. train $179,100.
11.2 per cent: Mexican. 19tJ, 2.75S,S31. p-un
$as.627, 18 5 per cent; total, J9g0, $19,993,625,
gam $4 547,155, 10 per cent.
THE OMAHA'S .SHOWING.
Auiiunl Mcelini; of Stockholder anil
Statement of EarnlnKH.
Chicago. Ill . June D. Stockholders and di
rectors of the Chicago. St Paul. Minne-
pous ana umana itanwny, an auxillarv-
jipany or the Chicago and Northwestern
system Held their annual meeting In Hud
ton, Wis., to-daj-. The annual report of
the conpanj- was mado public and thowed
that dividends hsd been declared on com
mon stock aggregating $21,402293 and on
preferred stock amounting to $12,646,883. This
will place tho road on a u per cent dividend
basis and will bring the annual dividend
in the preferred stock up to 7 per cent.
The gross earnings for the jear amounted
to $10.48S.Sll; operitlng expenses. $5 318,135
Jict earnings. $3,9:0,678 After deducting In
terest onbonds. dividends andvappropriat
Sng SjOO.CvO for future Improvements out of
the net earnings, tho turplus for the j'ear
amounted to $275,6:8
The re-cent purchase of the property of
She De- Moines Valley Railway Company
ot Minnesota, comprising the ncwiv con
Ftructed line from Bingham Lake to Currie
was ratified. The directors elected were:
aiartin Lu Sjkes, John M Whitman. Thom
as Wilson and John Humbird. Frederick
W. Vanderbllt was elected to fill a vacancy
!The officers were re-elected.
LOUIhVnTLn AIR LttE.
Decree of Foreclosurt- PJUmI, but Ao
Itntr Set for Sale.
IndIajiapoIl". Ind . June 9. Judge Baker
In the United States court to-day ordered
the foreclosure and sale of the Louisville
Evansvllle and St. Louis Railroad. The at
torneys representing the various- mortgage
liolders and ether Interests met here to-day
Judge Woods, who directed the terms of
the decree, wns not in the city, and the at
torncj' decided to submit the decree to
Judge Baker. He agreed to enter a formal
order of foreclosure and the decree was filed
I i this afternoon.
f The roau nas neen in the hands of a re-
elver fdnco 191. The mortpapoa nmnnntA
o $10,tXH,000. The date of sale was not fixed.
FtTCBE OF P.. D. & H.
XVIII rrobnlilr n- Taken Over Soon
by the HIInolK Central.
Mattoon, III, June 9 It Is scmlorTiciallv
reportcd that the Illinois Central will take
charge of the Peoria, Decatur and Evans
xllle on July 16, and that the offices of the
division leading east from Effingham will
be moved to Mattoon. possibly the greater
part of the business being routed direct
from Newton to Mattoon. It is also said
that extensive improvements will be made
"when the line Is taken over.
Illlnnt Bond Licenced.
Springfield.' ni June S. The Secretary of
fatatc to-day Jitcnsed the incorporation of
the Rockford. Belolt and Janesville Rail
road Company, -with a capital s"ck of J200.
000. The company proposes to construct a
road from Rockford, 111.. In a northerly di
rection to the State line between Illinois
and Wisconsin, near Belolt. The Incorpo
rators and first Board of Directors are:
Howard II. Carter. Evanston. Ill : Sisney
W. Worthy. Arthur Djrenforth. Will H.
Clark and Hiram I. Keck of Chicago. Tho
principal otllce of the road is to be located
Slonx City Annual.
St. Paul. Minn.. June 9 The stockhold
ers of the St. Paul and Sioux City Railroad
met here to-day. The directors voted an
appropriation for track improvements. The
old officers were re-elected.
Personal and Correct ntes.
Southw estern lines have agreed to ap
ply short line rates from Texa, vli Tex
urkana. to the National Democratic Con
vention at Kansas City, Julv 4 and 5.
The FrUco Une ran 3.339 excursionists
into Sprlnutield esterda from various
points alone the rid.
DC Bowes, general Western passenger
ngent of the Chicago and Alton, left last
night for Winnipeg, where he will recuper
ate from an attack of li grippe.
The Supreme Court of Georgia has ren
dered a decision to the effect that a pas
senger presenting a ticket the time limit cf
which has expired may be decorously
ejected from the train if he refuses to pay
his fare when w requested by the con
ductor. Western roads are voting on a proposi
tion to make the same arrangements In all
respects. Including forms of ticket used, re
turn limits, for homeseekers" excursions as
have been announced for summer excur
sions to Colorado and Utah In June, July
and August. The proposition Is likely to be
made effective whether it receives a unan
imous vote or not.
D. B. Drake, formerly general agent to
the freight traffic department of the Kansas
City Southern at Kansas City, has been
von notice or trnnsrer to ton nmun.
here he will represent the same company
t"? oM, the m'e of feneral agent ror tne
frolrvht lAnirf mont TT Will 1- !llrrPnPI
bv George M Sargent.
It Is stated on what Is regarded as good
authority that orders have boon !sud by
the executive officers of the Choctaw, Okla
homa and Gulf Railroad which ndlcate
that the proposed extension west from
Weatherfurd. the one to Amarillo and the
other from thero to Aubuquerque. .vlll be
pushed. The statement Is to the effect that
a corps of engineers have been Instruc'ed
to go forward rapidly from Weatherford,
and that a corps of engineers left Amarillo
last Satuidaj- to run the line from there to
Last month the lines operated by V. T.
Malott receiver of the andtlla. earned
$ri2.728 C3. an Increase of $31.726 18. The Terre
Haute and Igansport. which Is also opc
r.ttrt bj Mr Malott. shows earning af $59,
S74 31, a decrease of $1,244 62.
On June 6 the Big Four's new train, the
New York and Boston Limited, male I he
run from Bellefontalne, O , to Gallon, O .
sixty-one miles, in CO minutes, including
INSANITY FROM NOT SMOKING.
Strange Case of Albert Turner, a.
There have been many Btorles published
of cases of Insanity resulting from cigar
ette smoking, but the City Hospital con
tains the only case on record of insanity
resulting from not smoking cigarettes. Al
bert Turner, a negro, IS jears old,
living at No. 322 Targee street, was brought
to the hospital b his mother nt a late
hour Siturday evening. She tlal-ns. that
his lnsanltj is the direct result of his
stopping the habit of cigarette smoking.
Tlje storj- she tells Is an interesting one.
as u Is exactlj opioslte. to the generally
accepted ideas on ,the object. It seems
that her son Is a teamster and receives a
tnlarj' of $8 a week, which easily puts him
In the upper ten of the social circles In
which he moves.
His record for being one of the high so
cial lights of the neighborhood leads him
often to flights of extravagance on paj
dajs. and one of his heaviest expenses
heretofore has been cigarettes, of which
he consumed about fifty to seventj-Ilve
daily. So far as could be seen this had
no detrimental effects on Albert's health,
but the expense of cigarettes, smoked In
such profusion, made it difficult for the
famllj, living in the stjle to which the
Turners were accustomed, to make both
ends meet. In consequence, the mother-persuaded
Albert to stop the habit. He final
ly consented, nnd swore off for good. From
that time she dates his mental troubles,
and the fact which worried her mo-t was
that the resumption of the h-iMt did not
bring back his former mentsl condition.
Albert is now under treatment at the hos
pital, where his condition Is not regarded
as very serious.
coroner to Investigate.
St. Louis Man Said to Have Died
From Knife Wound.
Coroner Llojd will hold an Inquest this
week on the body of Frederick Spiegelhal
ter, son of Doctor Joseph Splegeihalter of
No. 2166 Lafajette avenue, to determine the
cause of death. Fred Spiegelhalter died on
his ranch in Crosby County, Texas, and his
bod- reached St. Louis jesterday morning.
The undertaker emplojed to conduct the
funeral here jesterdaj presented a Crosbj
County physician's certificate statins that
death was caused from a knife wound of
the throat at the mortuary office yesterdaj
morning in application for a burial permit.
Doctor Reber referred the matter to Cor
oner Llojd, who Issued a permit, nnd -will
hold an inquest as soon as he hears from
the authorities of Crosby Count-. It Is not
known exactlj- how joung Splegeihalter re
ceived the wound. The family in St. Iouis
deny that there was any reason for him to
take his own life.
NOAH PRITCHARD SURROUNDED.
lite Depredations Caused a Kaee
Contliet in jlistiissijiiii.
New Orleans. June 9 Noah Prltchard. the
negro who Friday morning t.hot and killed
Ralph Marler. a clerk at the Seldenlmugh
store at Devall. West Raton Rouge Parih,
and last night returned to the Murlt-r resi
dence and filled the house full of bullets
while all the men of the town were out
trjlng to locate Prltchard at a place where
thev believed him to be in the woods, was
to-day surrounded in the timber near Zach
ary In East Baton Rouge Parish.
A number of rifles were jesterday shipped
to Port Allen from New Orleans, ami with
these the white men are armed. This morn
ing a Deput- Sheriff in the posse, whose
name Is not j-et known, was shot and per
haps killed. Yesterday forenoon a. negro
was killed as the result of the race preju
dice existing, at Rosa plantation near Port
Allen, by the overseer of the plantation. E.
D. Fenn. It Is expected that before morn
ing Prltchard will bo captured or killed.
DYNAMITE IN HARVARD PUMP.
It Would Have Destroyed the Old
Cambridge. Mass.. June 9-tA dynamite'
cartridge, -lx Inches long and two and one
half inches In diameter, was put in the
Harvard pump early Friday morning. If
it had not been discovered it would have
totally destroyed that old landmark and
blown the front of Hollis Hall to pieces.
The motive for the deed Is unknown. No
ono Is suspected, and as far as the college
is concerned there has been nothmg done.
The professors have learned of the at
tempt, however, and some action will prob
ably be taken. The nature of the dj-na-mlto
cartridge is not given out. but one of
the professors who saw It estimated that
It would have blown a hole twenty feet
deep In the ground nnd knocked the whole
front out of Hollts Hall, onlj- fifteen fet
awav. In which thirty or more s-tudnts were
"deeping. The cartridge was discovered by
ST. LOUISAN CHOSEN.
The Keverend K. Ilnycs Called lo
Chicago, III.. June 9. The congregitlon of
Free Will Baptists has secured the Rever
end R. Hajes from St. Louis to fill the va
Lead Mlninc at Sedalla.
Fedalla, Mo., June 9. Work was resumed
j-eMerday In the abandoned lead mines In
Northwest Sedalla. and to-day 600 pounds of
pure ore were taken out of a fissure vein.
The mineral land belongs to Mrs. Smith
and Mrs. Cotton, daughters of General
George R. Smith, and the mines will be de
veloped under their direction by Professor
It. B. Moore of the State University.
Quicksand at Pana.
Pana. 111. June 9. The Christian County
Coal Company, recently organized, has been
compenwl to cease work In Its shaft, after
reaching a depth of ninety fret, on account
of the pressure of quicksand. The company
has a capital stock of $100,000. Another lo
cation will be looked for.
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AT HOME AGAIN.
Returned on Train With Members
of Commercial Club Who Have
Keen in IJo.ston.
GOVERNOR FRANCIS CHEERFUL
Relies on St. Louis to Make Good
the Pledges Made to Secuie
Ex-Governor D. R. Francis, Seth W. Cobb
and Corn in II. Spencer, who have been In
Washington. D. C, for several weeks, and
a number of the members of the Commer
cial Club who went to Boston at the Invi
tation of the Commercial Club of that city,
returned to St. Ixmls last night at 7 o'clock.
The party came In over the Vandalla line,
and was not expected to arrive until 10:40
o'clock. Owing to the fact that the train
was ahead of time, a number of friends
who arrived at the station at 10 o'clock to
welcome home the members of the World's
Fair Committee who were so successful In
the fight for the Fair in Washington were
disappointed. The members, worn out with
travel, remained at the station only a few
moments before separating nnd going to
their respective homes.
Before icav Ing the station Governor Fran
cis made the following brief statement con
cerning the work at Washington and the
duty of all St. Loulsans toward the Fair:
"The light at Washington for the World's
Fair bill has. been very fully described in
the dispatcher to the St. Louis papers, and.
therefore. It Is unnecessarj- for me to go
Into details. It is Just three weeks since
I left St. Louis. I want to give special
credit to Messrs. Seth W. Cobb, Corwin II.
Spencer. Nathan Frank and R. C. Kerens
for the faithful manner In which thej sus
tained the fight against such great odds.
The Government has conferred a special
estimation on St. Louis bj- the prompt man
ner In which It has voted to appropriate
$5,000,000 in aid of the World's Fair. It has
also promised to Invite the civilized nations
of the world at once to participate In the
"While at Washington we distlnctly
pledged St. Louis to raise $5.iO)fO) by pri
vate subscription, and another $5.tKX),0,iO b
the sale of municipal bonds. I take It for
granted that no loval St. Loulsan will hesi
tate to promptly come forward and sustain
us In the pledge we have given. What we
have to do b to get at work nt once, and
complete the $3.0u)000 fund The time for
preparing for the Fair Is'alreadj- too xhort
and an- further delay would be dangerous.
I rel- absolutely on the jieop'e of St. Louis
to rahe the small amount still requlrid to
complete the local fund and at once."
DETROIT SAW DEWEY.
Canadians Helped to Make the Oc
Detroit, June 9 Dewey's second day In
Detroit will be memorable both to the Ad
miral and the thousands of ail clas-es who
vied with each other In persistent efforts
to do him honor. The two parades, by
water and on land, urnlshed scenes of hom
age to a war hero quite unparalleled In this
In the marine parade the honored guest
was seen by the mases chiefly from a
distance; In the land procession he was
lauded at close range. Thb afternoon
uewej- UP-carued citizen garb Hir tne tuii
dresa uniform of the Admiral, giving blm
the historic aspect in which he is as
sociited in the public mind.
One of the features of the marine parade
was the courtesy shown on the Canadian
side of the river. At Walkerville. Ontario.
American and British flags were fljing. and
one large banner bore the Inscription:
"Canadians' best wishes to America's great
teaman and Britain's warm friend "
Salutes were fired on the Can idian shore
and Canadian whistles shrieked In unNun
with those of the Michigan side. The
forty-mile trip was uneventful, aside from
the ovations witnessed en route.
This afternoon's parade, the final public
feature, was the climax of Dewey Day. A
half holidaj- was generally observed, and
the people crowded themselves In the down
In Grand Circus Park a thousand chlldi-en.
sealed on a sloping structure, sang, as tne
Admiral and his wife rode past, n vert-Ion
of the "Star SpangUd Banner," adapted to
express praise of Dewe'j's naval achieve
ment. The closing spectacle was a review of the
pageant from a stand erected in front of the
Citv Hall. Headed by Brigadier General
Duffield and Governor Plngree. marching
men passed in review across the Campus
Marltus. They- were saluted b the Ad
miral, special deference being paid to the
regular and volunteer naval battalions and
the G. A. It. veterans.
Admiral and Mr. Dewey anticipate a
quiet Sunday. On Mondaj they proceed to
ON THE BANDITS' TRAIL
Sheriffs l'osse After Mexicans A
Phoenix. Ariz. June 9. The Sheriff's
posse In pursuit of the four Mexicans who
killed Anton 01en and John Stew-Hrt and
robbed their store at New River Station, are
reiMirted to be close upon the fugitive murderers-.
The name Mexicans recently robbed W.
II. Rice in Yavapai County of a quantity of
gold dust- At Globe they held up a gambling
resort, securing considerable coin. A few
dajs ago the- robbed two prospectors,
James Allen and Charles IrIckson. near
Jerome, of $200 ard two horses, and stole
four horses Iat week from cattlemen south
They were la-t seen crossing the Arizona
Canal. Just north of Phoenix. Two stopped
at u ranch near there and changed horses,
holding off the owner at the revolver's
point. At the Thoroldstn ranch, three
miles farther on. the other two tried the
same trick Tholcrdsen was; away from
home, but his wife drove the raiders away,
firing five shots, killing one of the horses
and wounding one of the party.
MINING "COMPANIES EXEMPT.
IJaukruptcy Law Decision Rendered
at Kansas City.
Kansas City. Mo. June 9 A precedent
In bankri'ptcj- proceedings was established
in the Federal Court here to-day. when
Judge Corland ruled that companies en
gaged principally In mining are not sub
ject to the law. Inasmuch as they are not
"engaged principally In manufacturing,
publishing, trading or mercantile pursuits."
as a section of the law provides must be
the occupation of the persons, companies
or corporations to be subject to b-inkruptcj-proceedings.
The decision was rendered In the case of
the Victoria Zinc Mining Company of Oro
nogo. Mo. After this company had in
stalled a new mill, costing $72 CX). the ma
chinery contractors becoming Its preferred
creditors, other creditors attempted to force
the companj- into bankruptcy and defeat
the preferred claims of the machinery men.
MAYOR'S WIFE KILLED.
Mrs. Moores of Omaha in a Run
away. Omaha. Neb . June 9. Mrs. Frank E.
Moores, wife of the Mayor of Omaha, was
killed in a runaway accident this evening.
She was thrown violently from her car
riage, sustaining a fracture of the skull.
Friends of Mrs. Moores conveyed her to
the Moores home, where she expired at 8.J5.
EXPLOSION IN OPORTO.
Two Persons Killed and Thirteen
Oporto. June H An explosion caused by
mining fuses at the customs department to
night killed two persons and Injured thir
teen. The explosion caused a panic in the
Dropped Dead In His Garden.
Rsmsey, 111 . June 9. E. H. Hauklns of
this place dropped dead while working in
his garden. Heart trouble was the cause.
.-. -$. -i"-.- 'tiv'aV.--'it.'t-'-iACr'"fc.,
Storm and cooler Sua
day. Fair on Monday.
Accompanied by i6
or money oner win re
cehe prompt attention.
Hats, SI. 69.
exactly like il
silk mull or chif
fon, Trench flow
ers, silk velvet,
etc.; thev are 3
25c RIBBONS 10c
Pure Silk Fancy
stripes, plaids and
checks. 3 and 4 Inches
wide; always sell at
Roses with bud
D a i s 1 e s 12 to
Crushed Roses 2
to bunch, with
and others worth
up to 75c, Monday,
Your choice of over
&0 Untrimmed Hats,
shapes of every de
scription, some of
the lot north $0O;
come and get as
many as jou On
Hand-Made Hats, 25c
M doz. Hats, rough
Ladies' Halt, Sr.
ing hits. Tarn O'
Shanter crown or
Rolf hats, assorted
colors, worth upOC.
to Jl; Mondiy..lUb
50c Children's Host. 15c.
I'Inest French lisle
thread, strlpfs or
plaids, double soles
positively Xc values,
braid, harrt-maue on
silk vvlre frame. Iat-(
est stjlcs. blue. i
brown and purple
shades; never before
did v-ou buy 'ibn
the like for ZJu
12 bars... 20C
ST. BARBARA'S 'PARISH PICNIC-St.
Barbara's Parish School will give its picnic
In Ofensteln's Grove on Wedmsdav . Juno
12. It will continue until midnight.
JIELIEI' CORPS KL'CIIRE-The John A.
Lngan V. H. c will give a euchre party
to-morrow at I p. m. at the Llnmar build
ing, corner Washington and Manchester
RYAN'S BODY RECOVEREDThe body
of WillUm Rvan. who fell off the ferryboat
George A. Madill in February and was
drowned was taken from the river at the
foot of Elvvood street jesterday morning. It
was conveved to the morgue, where it was
Identified by James Rjan, a brother. living
at No. 1S33 Gity avenue.
CHURCH ENTERTAINMENT-It has
been decided no longer to postpone the en
tertainment arranged by the ladles of the
Holy Angels Parish, which was to havo
taken place on Mav ?. They announce
that It will positively take place In the
IJederkranz Hall, on Thirteenth street and
Chouteau avenue, on Tuesdaj evening,
June 1J An attractive, programme has
TEAST OF SACRED HEART-By special
permission of his Grace, the Most Hevtrend
Archbishop Km in. .1 trlduum will opn at
the shrine of the Sacnd Heart at Visita
tion Convent In Cabanne on June 2U. The
public will be admitted on the three dajs
and a plenary indulguice extended to those
who make a pilgrimage to the shrine on
the Feast of the Sacred Heart, June 22. A
large concourse of pilgrims Is anticipated.
WARRANTS FOR ASSAILANTS-Louls
Goabout, the negro who stabbed Gilbert
Burke to diath in a tight on Tuesday, Is
charged with murder In the s- cond "degree
in a warrant Issued esterda. .Iuis Go
about Is a brother of Thomas Go-bout. the
chicken thief. A warrant eh.irglng murder
In the first degree was Issued against Stew
art Thomas, a negro, who shot and klllid
Oliver Whiteman, also u negro, on June 1.
BARREL WAS TAPPED-Gcorge Tavtor,
the driver of a transfer wagon, and Albert
Koch, a companion, were arrested jester
day afternoon nt the foot of Plum street
on the charge of tapping a barrel of whls-kj-
which Taj lor hai on the wagon. About
twelve gallons of the liquor were taken out,
and both the men on the wagon. It Is said,
were Intoxicated. The barrel of whisky was
the proiiertj of K. 1 Hensler, a llquor.deal
er at No. 10 Bridge entrance.
ART STUDENTS' EXHIBIT The Board
of Control of the St. Louis School of Fine
Arts has Issued Invitations f0r the twenty
sixth unnual exhibition of the students'
work, on Tuesdaj- evening. June 12. tl-e ex
hibition to be held in the studios of tho
school. It will Include representative work
from each of the classes. The work will al
so be on view on Wednesday and Thursday,
June II and H, from half after S In the
morning until 6 In th evening.
WILLIAM E. WATSON'S WILI--WII1-lim
E. Watson, by his will, filed for pro
bate jesterdaj. left $20.(M) bonds of the
Union Depot Railway Companj, certain
real estate and the furnishings of his late
residence to his widow. Elizabeth. His s-n
Henrj- is left JI0.W0 and te'taln real stale.
Several legacies ranging from $100 to J.7X).
are left to his grandchildren and others
and the remainder of tho estate to his
DIED FOR HIS WIFE-George Grubert.
vho shot himself on his wife's grave In St.
Marcus Cemeterj. King's highway and Gra
vois avenue, June 1. died at the Alexian
Brothers' Hospital early jesterday morning.
Coroner Lloyd held un Inquest j'esterday
morning, returning a verdict of suicide.
Grubert lived with his stepson, Herman
Schultz, at No. K2 Lemp avenue. About
two months ago Grubert's wife died, and he
had been worrjing about her ever since. At
tho time of her death sho exacted a prom
ise from him that he would follow tier, even
If he had to take his own life. When he
shot himself It was at first thought the
wound was not serious, but later blood
poisoning set In.
The Twontj--seventh Ward Street Car
Sympathizers' Association held a mass
meeting last night at lllnkei's Hall, at
GoodfelloU and Easton avenues. Speeches
were, made bv Messrs. Cunningham. Benz
and others. Another Tneftlnc will be held
next Saturdaj night at the same hall, when
a contribution will be taken up for the
benefit of the strikers.
DICK BURKE'S TOUR-Dick Burk-.
treasurer of the Standard Theater, will
leave this morning on an .extended trip
through the East and North. He expects
to be absent ten weeks, in which time he
will tour Canada and the New England
Provinces on business connected with the
local house, while rccuperiting his health,
which has been very poor for several
EQUAL SUFrRAGISTS-The Missouri
Equal Suffrage Association will meet at the
I.lndell Hotel on Tuesdaj afternoon to per
fect arrangements to send a delegation to
the Republican National Convention at
Philadelphia. Mrs. Llllle Devercaux Blake
and Mrs. Victoria Conkling Whitney will
head -the delegation, which will appear be
fore the Resolutions Committee of the con
vention arid ask that an equal suffrage
plank be Inserted In the platform.
HEAT AND LIQUOR-Ocorge Relbell. a
river roustabout. living at Second and Carr I
streets. Is the first heat prostration victim '
of the j-ear. The police found him lying In '
a semiconscious condition In a clump of '
meeds In a vacant lot at Ncwstead anel I
Finney avenues. He was rolling over In the .
grass, Dut Old not Know wnai ne was oo
lng. An ambulance convejed him to the
City Dispensary, where the usual treatment
for heat prostration was applied He got
much better, and they forwarded him to the
CltyHospltal. He was partly under the In
fluence of liquor also, and was unable to tell
anything about himself. It Is said that his
condition Is not serious.
SHOT HIMSELF IN HEAD-Peter Ro
settl. a bartender, living at No. 9194 Lo-
IN THE CITY.
""'- vy, $5 '- ,?S &5 v. y-wJ?s7-
JUST A FEW ITEMS
Men's Shirts, 33c.
Men's Laundered Percale, nec
ligee. front, collars and ruffj
attached, regu'ar SOc QOp
kind. Monday J"1'
Men's Underwaar, 15c.
flrar o- lironn Iialbricsm
S-hirt. cr Iiraers. Ci
always ell at 5e i... ,,'u
White Skirt, 21c.
ZQ ..arm Men' ir Boj V Ijn
lauiiWed White Shirt?. i)
r nfurci bourns lib
Eiasic term Lr.tnn, 45c.
Mcn'e I Ieachd Jean Drawers.
elaMle 'le sr.ims and lis
knit anklets ."rJl
I.ills' Crarh Skirts, nratly
trlmmed in dark blue ')tn
Ladies' Laundered Shirt Vaits
new patterns. Ir.?nch or vcke
back, bIoi.5e front, laun- Ql
dered cuffs ard eullars ww
I-ndln- I,un Jered .-nlrt Walrt"
tucked ficrt". drop oke cr
embroidery, blouse ect. fl
itjllah Kouds USC
Ladles Iloler Itloue Tront
Walrts. Trench bark, liundere-d
col ar. oft cuff. laney
Ftrl-J lann. Jl.JJ value.. .90u
Ladles" good quality calico
Wrappers, lapels nver the
fhoulder. deep nnun-e round
bcltom. hanilemely trimmed
with white braid, tight Inter
lining. Jiroadnay price gfjo
it 2j; our price UiJu
Lauies Dmlm Skirt", full
width, pleated back, hand
somely embroidered In fancy
braid. I'roadnay rice
U.K. our rrice I SI
ladles' Wool Crepoi Drr'i
!-kIrt. side or b-.x pleat-l
back, neatly made ind niliariL
blaek or fa; ey mixtures, n no
llruadway I rice. Jl .",) ..t)li90
Ladles' rreion Sklit. black or
two-trned. aceordlcn pleated,
trimmed In iiul!ie,i ratln rib
bon, llroadnav prle 6A nc
Jstu; our price dt.Jd
Special Notice to Ptcut La
dlesWe make a specialty of
large !ze In ?klrt". walis and
-.rapper.: lzs to 50 bus:.
La. hs' GiWiH, 33c.
Het inu-lln. cut full flze, joke
of emliroljerj. tucks and .On
75c Case's, 39c.
Drab, pink cr blue, four hooks,
then hlp. weii boned. qn
actual 7Sc value. Monday .duu
Iliack Full SeiMle" !!oe. L.
10e value l
TiOlc erVctlon Idle rancv
Parasols, rente with chiffon
m'fVs. uUu niiit China silk,
with ruffle. nn.
l?dpsf V?sf?, 5s.
nibted Ve-t. tap-1 neck Ci
ard arm. 10c kind lv
Special Toiul tarpinj.
Bath Towels, IxJ0,
values U J
IJnen Hurk Towels,
17x34, worth ln '
Linen Damask Tow
els. I6xj i:'4c 0
cust street, shot himself In the right side
of the head with a revolver In his room
j-esterday morning about 11 o'clock. Mario
Patrlona, his roommate, called an ambu
lance and caused Rosettl's removal to the.
City Dispensary, where Doctor Kearney
dressed the wound, which he pronounced
serious. Rosettl was then sent to the City
Hospital. Rosettl came to St. Louis about
two weeks ago from Memphis. Tenn , In
search of work. He failed to find emploj--ment
and became quite despondent. Petrl
ona said Rosettl was out all night before
hLs attempt at suicide and was under the
Influence of drink when he returned.
IN THE COUNTY.
The Mississippi Vallej- Trust Company
was appointed by Probate Judge Wurde
man jesterdaj- administrator of the estate
of George A. Reeves, who died at his home
in Tuxedo about a month ago.
The jurj- in th damage suit of James B.
Gajle against the Missouri Car and Foun
dry Companj- j-esterday returned a verdict
In favor of the plaintiff, awarding him $.".
0O0 damages. Gajle was severely Injured on
August 23, 1SSS. while framing cars for the
defendant. He sued for J20.00V..
Judge HIrzel jesterday granted a divorce
to Sam S. Berrj' from Pearl Berrj on a
charge of abandonment. The couple were
married March 28. 1896, and separated April
The regular meeting of the Wellslon Re
publican League Club was held In the of
fice of Justice John T. Rapp on the St.
Charles Rock road last night.
COMMERCIAL CLUB'S RETURN.
Members Were Euteitained in Bos
ton Fast Train Time.
The members of the World's Fair Com
mittee and the members of the St. Louis
Commercial Club arrived from the East on
the same train at the Union Station last
night. An exceedingly fast run was made
on the Vnndalia Line. The train arrived
at the Union Station an hour and a half
afiead of the lime at which It was expected.
The run from Indianapolis to this city was
accomplished In five hour.s and tho trip
from the East was very close to a record,
as regards time. On the train were ex-Governor
D. H. Francis, Congressman Seth P.
Cobb and Corwin II. Spencer of the World's
Fair Committee and the following members
of the St. Louis Commercial Club: Robert
Moore. James II. Allen. W. H. Blxbj', R.
S. Brookings. G. O. Carpenter, Daniel Cat
lln. H. X. Davis. S. M. Dodd. Howard El
liott. Alexander Huston, Joseph Franklin,
B. 11. Graham. W. E. Guv-. H. C. Haarstlck,
Ethan Allen Hitihcm k. G. II. Holland. D.
S. Holmes, W. L. Huse, It. JkK. Jones, j.
W. Kaufmnnn. C. Gordon Knox, G. E.
Ilghton. T. II. McKIttrick, Edward -Mai-linkrodt.
T. A. Mjsenburg. H. I Morrill.
V. G. Ntedrlnghaus, E. G Scudder. A. L.
Shapleigh. E. O. Stauard. William Taussig.
L. H. Tebbetts. J. S. Walsh, C. G. Warner.
J. A. Waterworth. Holla Wells, T. II.
West and Oscar L Whltelaw.
Th Commercial Club returned from a
week's visit to Bo3ton. where it was en
tertained by the CommercHl Club of that
eltj-. An elaborate programme was rr
ranged for thflr entertainment. Including- a
trip through Concord, where all the places
of historic Interest were visited, among
them being the church where the first Pro
vincial Assembly was held in l.il. and the
old Wright tavern, the headquarters of
Major I'itcalrn. The evening f the same
d iv a concert was attended bj- the clubs
of Chicago, Cincinnati. St. Louis and Bos
ton at the Mechanics' Hall In Boston. A
trip to Gloucester and the Essex Cotintj
Countrj- Club and the annual banquet of
the Commercial Club were the features of
the succeeding da
NEWS OF THE CHURCHES.
Hpeciai Services at Ht. ilridijet'sj
Children's Day Exercises.
At St. Bridget's Catholic Church to-day
tho services will be elaborate. At 7 a. m.
mass several hundred children will receive
their first communion, and the full choir
of forty voices will render Gloria's "Italian
Mass." under direction of Mrs. Nannie
Dunn Hannowaj-. At the ofTerto.-y. a doub
le quartet, composed of the Misses Angela
Flaherty and Catherine Glj-nn, sopranos;
Marie Ryan and Viola Denham. altos; Joe
rijnn ard AI Keelj-, tenors, and Richard
Davis and Frank Ryan, bassos, will .'ender
Gounod's "Ave Maria." In the afternoon
Bishop Montgomery of Los Angeles. Cal.,
will administer confirmation. The parish
loners will form in a body to escort the
Bishop to the church.
The St. Louis Sunday School Super! und
ents' Union has arranged an outing for the
officers nnd teachers of nil the Sunliy
rehoo'.s cf the cltj- to Jacksonville. Ill . on
Tuesdaj-, June 26. Elaier E. Iiccy. presi
dent of the Superintendents" Union, re
turrcd from Jactts-onvllle jesterdaj-, and
reports that the Sunday schools of that
city have promised a dinner at the Dunlap
House to all who shall go In the excursion;
also a trolley ride and visit to the various
S'ate institutions thero Ube plan Is to
leave St. Louis at ?:4-' a. m. and return at
S p. m. In the afternoon a brief programme
will be given, consisting of addresses and
music. Professor H. M. ilamill. LL. D , in
ternational field secretary, will be one of
the speakers. Professor J. W. Hennlnger.
Superintendent of the Public Schools of
Jacksonville, Is chairman of the locul con
mlttee, ar.d will be assisted by the super
intendents of the various Sunday schools
Messrs. Stimpson. Depw. Peak. Gren and
Smith- also bj' J. J. Morgan, president of
the Morgan County Sunday School Associ
ation. The intention Is to charter a spe-ial
train for the accommodation of those who
The Second. Central nnd Grand Avenue
Presbyterian churches and Sunday schools
held a Joint excursion jesterday on the
City of Providence to Montesnno Park.
There were at least a thousand persons
aboard, and the entire trip was made with
out accident or delay.
There will be special Chl'dren's Day ves
per services at the Second Presbjterian
Church this afternoon at 1 o'clock, when the
following programme will be rendered:
Song, processional, "Hirk the Sound of
Voices"; opening prayer bj- Doctor NIc
colls; music by the choir: rejonlva raid
"f.' :" y'.t' ?VT-f Jf-g-'?frwr'--v?s!-' --K'. fy-yyf-?-i-ysr'-.,5:
Thousands of Marttlous
Ate 7 to 16.
75c for Boys' SI 50 Suits
1.1. for Ujjs' Jiiu Suits.
ffl.TS for Iiojs' K.O buits.
.ir. f.,r Iiojs' U00 Suits
Boys' Vestee Suits.
Ages 3 to 8.
7Bc for Bojs' Jl W Suits
PI. 7." for ovV I uo ults.
Boys' Wash Suits.
Ate 3 to 10.
10c for Bojr' Me Was Suits.
;tc for Bo)s' Zr Wash buita.
:C inch KnuIWi
Men's and Young Men's
4 A QC fur Men'i and Toting
s-3il Men's Blue Serfe Suit
guaranteed all-wool and fan
eclor. Just the thine for sun.
for choice of fifteen
Mvle Men Xohhv
All-Wool MUti. chckp, stripes,
Q QQ for Men's and You'ff
dUu3 Men strictly all-wool
nnd fast color bu srr Cna'
and t. feather weight unJ
comfortable fcr summer near.
8c for Boya" JJc Waah Knee
12c for Bojs Kc Wool Pant5.
. BOYS' WAiSTS-
Best quality laun
dered waists, collars
attached or neck
bands, latest styles,
at 81.00- 7C
FItA.VKLI.V AVE. Monday
ing. "Children of God"; primary depart
ment will sing "Sunbeams Song"; awarding
of prizes; song, choir and school. "Summer
Suns Are Glowing"; addresses by Doctor
Nlcco'ls and the Reverend Mr. Rauch, tho
new assistant pastor: song, choir and
school; responsive reading and benedictioi.
Two special prizes will be given to Laura
Jameton and Bernice Gadd for bringing in
six new scholars each, and Bibles will be
given to three others. Ten will get sliver
medals for attendance, and about twentj
LITERARY SOCIETY EXERCISES.
Higb'Scliool Boys to Receive Their
The graduating exercises of the High
School Boys' Literary and Debating So
ciety will take place Tuesday at the High
School Auditorium. A large crowd Is ex
pected to be present.
The following programme will be ren
dered, commencing at 8 o'clock: Music, by
High School Glee- Club; president's ad
dress, Christopher Farrar; oration. John
Martin: declamation. Frank Pat ton; music.'
violin solo, Mr. Wltte. accompanied by Mr.
Goldman: debate. "Resolved. That Capital
Punishment Should Be Abolished": first af
firmative. Louis Mayer: second affirmative,
Ralph Roeder; first negative, Simon M.
Frank, second negative. Leo A. Landau:
music. High School Mandolin Club; award
ing of diplomas. Professor William J. 3.
Br an. .
ALVAREZ GETS FIVE YEARS.
Fired at Postmistress Logan and
Wounded Two Men.
El Ptso. Tex., June 9. Pablo Alvarez, an
El Paso clgarmaker. who. on Maj- 2. shot
at Miss Concha Logan In a crowded ball
room at Ysleta. Tex., was to-day given a
sentence of five years In the penitentary In
the District Court. Miss Logan Is the post
mistress at Ysleta, and Alvarez was a re
jected suitor. Influenced by Jealousy he at
tempted to kill her because she danced with
another. The bullet from his slx-shootcr
missed the girl, but wounded two young
men who were on the opposite side of the
MRS. MEYER'S, AIM WAS BAD.
Slirtt at Crowd of Boys and Wound
ed a Spectator.
Mrs. Bertha Meyers, living at No. 1S48
South Ninth street, shot Joseph Oberniejer
of No. 1729 South Ninth street in the arm
last night In front of her home. He was
taken home and she was held pending ar
rest. She saj-s that Obermej-er, In company
with William Sleber, a boy IT years old,
came to her house last night and com
menced throwing rocks at her windows.
According to her storj- she warned them to
go awaj. lLt they responded, calling her
vile names. Then she got a shotgun and
fired at them from the windows of her
home, hitting Obermejer.
CONSIDERS DEMING GUILTY.
I'reMideut Approves the Sentence
in the Captain's Case.
Washington, June 9 Tho President to
daj approved tho findings and sentence In
the cae of Captain Peter C. Deming of
Buffalo. Assistant Commissary of Subsist
ence, United States Armj This officer was
tried at San Francisco on charge;- of for
gery and embezzling pubUc funds. He was
convicted and sentenced to be dismissed
from the nrmj- and to be confined In a pen
itentiary for a period of three, years. The
President approved this sentence and di
rected that it be carried into effect.
' SHOT IN THE BREAST.
Frank Reichert Wounded in Myste
Frank Reichert 18 jears old, living at
No. mo South third street, was shot in
the breast last night at the corner of Third
and Plum. He did not hear any shot. He
was taken to the City Hospital, where It
was said that he would Mkely die. His
assailant Is not known to the police.
Reichert said he was standing on the
street corner when the bullet struck him.
He stated that he had no enemies who
might have fired the shot.
HAMBURG'S BIG BLAZE.
Nearly a -Million Dollars' Worth of
Hamburg. June 9 A fire In the oil refin
ing and saltpeter distrlot this afternoon de
strojed property to the value of 4.(00.000
marks, including many dwellings.
Mrs. rnlno Create a, Stir.
Mrs. Rose Paulson of No. 1810 South
Eighteenth street, who Is under treatment
at the City Hospital for temporary In
sanity, caused by viewing the assault on
Miss Hesser a tew dajs ago by a mob,
created a good deal of excitement at the
hospital by tying a blanket around her neck
nnd fastening the other end to the roof of
the cell, as If to commit suicide. She then
threw her weight upon the rope and began
to struggle, whereupon the attention of
Chief Guard W. E, Kelly was attracted and
he entered the cell and released the woman.
It Is supposed that she was In one of her
Insane fits at the time and was unconscious
of whit she was doing. It Is thought at
the hospital that she will recover.
REPUBLIC SPKCIAL. ,
VanBuren Ark.. June 9. In the Democrat.
lc primary held In Crawford County to-day
Chew. Jett and McFarland were nominated.
It will take the official vote to ascertain
the result for Railroad Commi 'sinner, as
there are at present only twenty votes be
L Delklou ICe CREAM
SODA to Udy purchas
Little TOY OABDES
SET to every child ac
companied by parents
A Bat with boy' suits.
Palmer's lidile Market
laikrapf Shie Sate
PAI-MER'S Children's E0c Dongola Pat
ent Tip Button Shoes, sizes nt.
3 to 6 00
PALMER'S Children's 40c Moccasins, tr
ail colors OC
PALMER'S Children's 73c Patent Leath
er One-Strap Slippers and Tan AQn
Oxfords, sizes 5 to S and Si to Uz..tdU
PAIHER'S Misses' 30 Viei Kid OQ-
Lace Shoes, stock tip IJdu
PALMER'S Misses' $1.50 tan and black
Chrome Kid Lace Shoes. QQ-
all sizes 3db
PALMER'S Ladles' TZc Serge 4Q.
PALMER'S Ladies' J1.75 Vicl Lace f IQ
Stock Tips Oil 13
PALMER'S Ladies' C Chrome Kid Lac
and Button Shoes, stock tips. CI in
sizes 4 to 0 Ol.tg
PALMER'S Youths' J1.I3 Satin Calf 7C-
Lace Shoes, s'zes 11 to 2 full
PALMER'S Youths' EOc Tennis Oxfords,
all colors, with heavy rubber OQn
PALMER'S Boys' 12 Tan and 01 OR
Black Lace Shoes Olij
PALMER'S Men's J2 Satin Calf 1 IQ
Lace and Congress, all styles $! 10
PALMER'S Men's CD Tan and C(l
Black I -nee Shoes, good sizes OliuU
PALMER'S Men's JI Tan and Black Vlcl
Kid and Cair Lace
PALMER'S Men's ft) Satin Calf OQp
Lace and Congress Shoes UUU
MEN'S ? BOYS' HATS.
Children and Mises Mexican Sombrero,
nicely trimmed, cord and tasI. regular OC
48c .roods; Monday only &v
Men's Straw Hats. Rough and Canton brand?.
plain and fancy band.-; goods actually Qa
worth Tc, for 0l
Men's Fedora and Stiff Hats, silk trimmed.
fahlotiabIe colon and Uape; regular QCa
J?.W values; ale price Odb
THE OLOBK SPECIAI. Men's lf ard Fe
dora Hat? all hare and colors, eoual 1 7C
to any J3.00 hat made; our price lltJ
TAKEN WITHIN SIX
MILES OF MANILA,
General Pio del Tilar Surrounded
in a House by Native
IS POSITIVELY IDENTIFIED.
Another American Force Am
bushed and Two Killed, Nine
Wounded and One
Manila, June 9. General Pio del Pilar, th
most aggressive and most persistent of the
Filipino leaders, -who was captured last
night, as previously cabled to the Asso
ciated Press, was) made a prisoner at Guad
aloupe. six miles east of Manila, by some of
the Manila native police.
Upon information, received that Pio del
Pilar was to be at a certain house. Captain
Lara and twelve policemen proceeded In a
launch to Guadaloupe, where, aided by a.
detachment of the Twenty-first Infantrj.
they surrounded the house, captured the
General and brought him to Manila this
morning, where he was positively Identi
fied before the Provost Marshal.
A detachment of the Fcrty-flfth Infantry,
scouting near Daet, Province of Camarlnes
del Norte, were ambushed on May 23, ap
Captain Albert Stelnhauser was wounded
three times, two privates were killed, eight
wounded and one private missing.
The insurgent loss is reported to be heavy.
Washington. June 9. Genera; MacAr
thur has cabled the following report o?
the" capture of General Pilar:
"Manila, June 9. 1900. Native police cap
tured Insurgent General Pio del Pilar .this
morning; he was found lurking In ths
neighborhood of San Pedro Macati."
General Schwan's estimate of the Im
portance of this news is contained In this
"The capture of General Pio del Pilar,
cabled by General MacArthur this inorn
Irg, U a' most Important one. Pilar was
regarded as one of the most active and t.n
compromtslng of the rebel chieftains. After
the disruption of the insurgent govern
ment and the dispersion of nearly all the
Insurgent organizations north of Manila.
Pilar managed to concentrate a considera
ble force at St- Miguel de Maumo, in the
Province of Bulacan, and, although he was
unable to hold the place for any great
length of time, he succeeded In withdraw
ing his troops to the mountains and In
eluding the several columns that were sent
out to destroy him. It was difficult to keep
track of his movement", and he frequent
ly was reported as being at a number ot
places at the same time. That his cap
ture has been effected by the native po
lice or Manila, a body numbering some
MO, evidences afresh the loyalty of these
men to the American cause, so often Im
pugned both by Americans and Filipinos." -
DRURY COLLEGE EXERCISES.
Trize Speaking Contest Baccalair
reate Sermon To-Day.
Springfield, Mo.. June 9. The Kata
O'Donald-Rlngland prize speaking took,
place at Drury College to-night- There were
a number of contestants. To-morrow even
ing the Reverend Ernest Thompson, a srad
uato of the college and now pastor cf one of
the leading churches of Louisville. Ky., will
preach the baccalaureate sermon. On
Monday will occur the class day exercises
of the senior academy class.
President Fuller left last night for New
York to attend the meeting ef the Board of
Directors cf the Frisco Railroad, in the
hope of Interesting them In behalf of tho
proposed new science hall, which Is to be
built at a cost of $50,000. Half of the amount
has already been given by Doctor Pearson
ot Chicago, and other persons have sub
scribed smaller amcunts. It is expected
that the entire amount wlU be raised and
work begun on the building by September 1
MAJOR WILLIAMS'S FUNERAL
Military Escort of His Old Bat
Joplln. Mo., June 9. The military funeral
of Major Frank E. Williams, formerly of
the Second Missouri Volunteers, which oc
curred this afternoon, was the largest ever
seen in Joplln. Four companies ot the Sec
ond Regiment. Major Williams's old bat
talion. N. O G acted as military escort,
commande-by Major Raupp, who suc
ceeded Mr -Williams. The companies at
tending jneral were: A of Carthage.
C of Lar iS of Pierce City and G of Jop
lln. Kn' x Templars of Joplln. Webb
City an irthage and other civic organi
sations -' also in attrnrt.y.