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THE REPUBLIC-- MONDAY. AUGUST 6. 1900.
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GREAT CROWD AT
GROCERS' PICNIC.
jSik .Variety of Athletic Events for Men
0 and Women Were Features
of the Day's Outing.
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CONTESTS ALL EXCITING.'
Climbing of Greased Fole a Ludi
crous Exhibition Automobile
Race Proved Most In
teresting. The St. Lout? Rrtnll Grocers' picnic at the
Fair Grounds yppterrtny was one of the most
successful that the association has ever
given. About 15.OO0 persons were in attend
ance. The amphitheater was packed in the
afternoon whilo the events were taking
place anil much interest was manifested.
The events and those who won them are
as follow p:
100-yard dash, free-for-all handicap Win
ner. X. E. Herman; second. W. U Smith;
third. Arthur Williams. Time, 10si seconds.
100-yard run. for grocers' sons under 15
years old Winner. Walter Wallln; second,
William Shay; third, U Meehan. Time. 14
seconds.
Ladles' foot race, free for all Winner,
Jennie Graham; second. Emma Muench.
100 yards sack race, for boys, free-for-all
Winner. W. U Smith; second. William
Elden: third. II. H. Jalages. Time. :20-.
100 yards handicap, for grocer clerks only
Winner. H. B. Jalages; second. T. W.
Sauer; third, C. Schneider. Time, :11.
One mile race, frre-for-all Winner,
Henrv Kubenschied; second, Wintreth
Steele; third. Albert Meyer. Time. 3:00.
100 vards barrel-rolling contest, for grocer
clerks Winner, Andrew Elder; second.
Walter Smith; third, A. Kastner. Time,
:21b- ,
One mile bicycle race, for ladles. handi
capWinner. Viola Donahue: second, Nonie
Abern. Time, 3:15.
Fiftv vards race, for grocers only Win
ner. W." II. Hoppe; second, E. Vander
luecke; third. James Murphy.
100 vards. fat men's race winner J. A.
Whltehlll; eecon3. James Burke; third. C.
II. Fairchild.
Three mile bicycle race, free-for-all handi
capWinner, Wentworth Steele; second,
Henry Rubenscheid; third. Mark Stanley.
Time. 11:30.
Contrarv race, free-for-all handicap Win
ner. G. R. Steele: second, Arthur Wllliums;
third, H. B. Jalages. Time, 35:2-5.
One mile trotting race; grocers' delivery
horses onlv Winner. "Loafer," P. Claas.
owner; second. "Nellie." I Kohler, owner.
third, "Dan W F. . IxisenKamy, owner.
Time, 3:25.
One mile pacing- and trotting race for
nrocers' hordes only Winner. "Jim Wil
kins," C. Bauer, owner; second, "Baby B.;"
J. Jordan owner; third,"Wilbum," C. Piper,
owner. Time, 2:50.
One mile sulky trotting race, for grocers'
horses only Winner "Jim Wllkins." C.
Baure. owner; second. "Swain Glen." Cor
net Bros., owners; third, "Gentrod," W. F.
Oehler. owner.
Automobile race, one and one-half miles
Winner, John L. French, gasoline motor;
second. S. S. Scott, electric motor; third, A.
D. Scott, electric motor. Time. 5:32.
One mile mule race Winner, "Black Ina,"
F. LcBlanche, owner; second, "Jack P.,"
Maxwell & Crouch Mule Company. Time,
2:20.
Climbing greased pole Winner, Joseph
Jlolten.
Pony race, free for all Winner, "Baby,"
A. Relnbold. owner. Time 2:00.
Tug of war Winner, South Side drivers.
- Special delivery boys' bicycle race, four
laps Winner, Nathan Greenspan; second.
Christian Keller: third. Charles Hackctt.
-Time. 3:00?i.
The events closed with a Wild West ex
hibition, which drew forth much applause
from the audience. The festivities were
prolonged into the night, when dancing and
other amusements were Indulged in.
PROFESSOR DIBBLE WEDS.
Well-Known Music Teacher Cap
tures a Denver Belle.
News came to St. Louis yesterday that
Horace P. Dibble, a professor of music,
with a studio at the Conservatorium, No.
331 Olive street, this city, had been married
on August 2, to Miss Minnie D. Cory of
Denver, Colo. This news came In a letter
to The Republic signed by Mr. Dibble.
Professor Dibblo boarded with his mother
and sister at No. 3118 Lucas avenue. He
was a widower, 57 years old, and has sev
eral children, none of whom are at present
living in this city. One son, Albert, Is in
the regular army and is now on the way
to China.
Yesterday afternoon, when a reporter
called at the Lucas avenue house, Mrs. Dib
ble, mother of Professor Dibble, and her
daughter were away In the country and It
.was stated that they would not bo back
until late last night. It was said that the
news of the wedding would be a complete
surprise to his mother, who supposed her
son had left St. Louis to take a trip through
the West for his health. He left August 1
and could hardly have arrived In Denver
before the evening of August 2. and the
wedding ceremony must have been per
formed Immediately on his arrival. Miss
Cory Is not known at Dibble'" boarding
place, nor to Professor Dibble's friends in
this city.
Late last night, when a second effort was
mad' " see Professor Dibble's mother,
wc ' .as returned that she had retired and
die. lot wish to discuss the matter for pub
lic .tlon.
FIGHT WITH A BURGLAR.
.Watchman Thinks He Wounded
the Prowler.
John Gramllck, a night watchman em
ployed in the Terminal Railway yards, had
a running fight with a burglar early yes
terday morning. Several shots were ex
changed, but Gramllck was not hurt. He
thinks that he struck tho burglar; who, he
savs, limped as if he had been shot.
The night watchman was making his
usual round of tho freighthouses shortly af
ter midnight, when he discovered one of
the windows In the company's warehouse
at Eleventh and Poplar streets open. He
peered in the window and saw a man
crouching in the corner. "Come out of
there!" he cried. For answer the Intruder
fired a f.Iiot at the watchman and ran out
a door leading into an alley. Gramllck fol
lowed and fired three shots at him. The
man wheeled and returned the fire, but did
not hit the watchman. The fellow made
his escape.
PRINTERS' UNION MEETS.
Arranges for Labor Day Money
for Strikers.
Typographical Union No. S held Us regu
lar monthly meeting yesterday afternoon.
It was decided to turn out In force on La
bor Day, Monday, September 3, In uniform.
.About 1.000 men are expected to be In line.
The union appropriated $500 to the benefit
or striking strt-et railway men.
The fine of $5 impos-ed upon members who
ride on transit company cars is still In
force.
QUIET DAY AT CANTON.
Tarns Bixby Held a Conference
With McKinley.
Canton, O., Aug. 5. President McKinley
had a quiet and uneventful day. He went
to services at the First M. E. Church this
morning and took tho usual dally drives
with Mrs. McKinley. A number of tele
grams from Washington kept him advised
on events in the Far East, but there was
nothing to be discussed from here.
Late Saturday night. Tarns Bixby of
Minneapolls.a member of the Dawes Indian
Commission, reached the city and had a
conference with the President; the nature
of which was not divulged.
NOT SORRY THAT KING HUMBERT IS DEAD.
Police Report Rejoicing on "Dago Hilt' in Cheltenham Over the Assassination of the Italian
Monarch Secret Societies Which Are Secret, Indeed Glimpses of Life in
This Alien Community and in Some Downtown Alleys.
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SCENE IX "LITTLE ITALY" THE ALLEY
STREETS AND FRANKLIN AVENUE.
It has "been reported by the police in Chel
tenham that on last Monday mornlns, when
the news of the assassination of King Hum
bert reached the Italian settlement. In the
neighborhood of Shaw avenue and Cooper
street. In that suburb, the residents formed
a procession and marched about tho streets
with triumphant cries and cheers for the
liberty of Italy.
Michael Arvano, who claims to be a
cousin of Brescl, the assassin, was lifted
to their shoulders by the excited men and
hailed as the relative of the liberator of
Italy. The Italian community In Chelten
ham Is familiarly known all over the city
a? Dago Hill.
Most of the Italians living there are na
tives of Tuscany, where Bresci was born.
They are Illiterate and Ignorant, finding
employment in foundries and quarries. It is
their dream some day to return to Italy
when It Is placed under the administration
of a republican government like the United
States, and they believe that this can be
most easily accomplished by the removal
of the Kings.
It Is thought that this community, in con
Junction with the Sicilian colony in the al
leys between Seventh and Ninth streets
and Franklin avenue and Morgan street,
have a secret society which is an
archistic in Its tendencies. There is a lim
ited membership, and tho meeting place Is
kept as profound a secret as the personnel
of the society. It is said to have no prin
ciple but the hatred of Kings.
But this association represents only a
small, turbulent coterie. The average Italian
laborer In St. Louis believes that Italy
should be a Republic, but he has more
liberal Ideas In regard to how tho change
in Government should be -wrought. Most of
them belong to the Anita Garibaldi Society,
which is named in honor of the wife of tho
great Italian patriot, who expelled the for
eign Invaders from Italy, and then wanted
MEMBERS OF
Daughters and Sons of East
Side Farmers Organized
for Osculation.
THEY ENJOY THE SENSATION.
Not Willing to Share Their
Pleasures With Others Who
Would Like to Join.
A secret society, informal, having no
officers and meeting behind closed doors at
the home of one of the members, when
there takes place an interchange of kisses
In redemption of forfeits, is in existence
among the young folks living in the bluffs
of St. Clair County, midway between East
St. Louis and Millstadt. The society is only
a year old and it numbers as its members
only the most prominent of the young peo
ple in the district. It Is not every one
who can become a member of this merry
crowd, in fact New York's 400 is no more
exclusive, and it Is rumored now that the
almost Indiscriminate osculatory exercise
practiced at these meetings has resulted In
the sealing of one and perhaps two en
gagements. With few exceptions the members of the
kissing society or club are sons and daugh
ters of well-to-do farmers. Brothers and
sisters alike have Joined together and It is
understood that the oath of secrecy taken
on entering the pales of the society la al
most as strong as that taken in the recog
nized secret organizations.
Through a young woman's tongue did the
tale of the doings of the set of young peo
ple come to light She told a bosom
friend and it was not long before others
than members of the club became aware
of the departure In the -way of amusement
BETWEEN EIGHTH, NINTH AND MORGAN
to turn nbout and- institute a republican
government. This society Includes' almost
every Italian laborer In St. Louis, and it
has a larse clubhouse In Cheltenham. Pri
marily, its purposes are to keep alive the
memory of the splendid struggle the peo
ple made for the political freedom of their
country. Cesare Oldani, who has a saloan
in Cheltenham, Is the president of this so
ciety and Tomaso Angelo is secretary.
Co-operative anil Secret.
The Anita Garibaldi Society Is a secret
fraternity. Some day it hopes to achieve
the freedom of Italy. The local branch has
a, clubhouse, a grocery store, a butcher
shop and a saloon, which are conducted on
the co-operative plan. All members con
tribute to tho maintenance of the club and
its adjuncts, and trade at the stores". There
is also a cardroom, a poolroom and a
dancing hall, where some sort of function
is held weekly.
But it is in the alleys between Eighth
and Ninth streets running south of Frank
lin avenue where anarchy la fostered.
The tenants are principally Sellians, 4 ho
sell bananas from carts at the street
corners. They find America a refuge after
breaking the laws In their own country.
One night last week about midnight a Re
public reporter was conducted through the
allej-3 by Ofilcers Aylward and Henderson
of the Fourth District. There are three
dim incandecent lamps in tho alley that
throw a dismal light over the narrow pas
sageway. It Is paved with uneven cob
blestones and strewn with refuse. On
either side of the alley there are dilapidated
brick buildings of uneven height, casting
gloomy shadows. Every window la
screened, but occasionally a rent in a cur
tain or an open door reveals tho Interiors.
AH the inner doors are open, as the nights
are Intensely hut, and the heat is much
aggravated by the breathing of perhaps a
dozen persons in two narrow rooms. Many
find refuge in the close alleys and spread
their sparse bedding on banana carts and
sleep almost nude. The poor little brown
children are divested of every garment and
sleep in the alleys quite comfortably.
As the patrolmen and the reporter walked
through the alleys a lot of curs set up a
SECRET "KISSING SOCIETY"
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OTTO SCHMIDT.. MISS SOPHIE SCHWARTZ.
Members of the "Kissing Society" formed by sons and daughters
of well-to-do St. Clair County, 111., farmers.
and there were large numbers of applica
tions for membership In tho society.
It was said yesterday by one of the young
women who has taken an active part in the
society that these applications were all
turned down. Several of the young men
who were not allowed to enter the portals
of the club sought to get even by playing
"Peeping Tom," but a warm reception given
them one night caused them to bo more
wary.
A certain number of games, to which
dismal howl, and then some babies, awaken
ed by the noise, joined in the dismal chorus.
Some men who found sleep Impossible
were grouped before a house-trying to find
comfort in beer. When they were asked if
they were sorry that the King was killed
they shrugged their shoulders and smilingly
replied: "J dun no." Although they can
speak English, they find refuge from ques
tions in pretended Ignorance. They have a
hereditary fear of all sorts of officials. One
young fellow started to tell that he thought
that the new King, Victor, would disband
the army, and that he would then be able
to return to his native country. But when
his father told him In Italian to stop talk
ing, he shrugged his shoulders, smiled and
refused to sny more.
About 4 o'clock in the morning these men
start out with their carts and baskets. In
the daytime the alleys are alive with their
half-naked children and women who go
barefooted and wear their black hair in
thin, tight braids.
In the Sicilian District.
As Oldani is the leader of the Italians In
Cheltenham, so C. A. Scolarl is the leader
of those in the Sicilian district. He has a
saloon at Eighth and Morgan ptreets. He is
well educated and frequently travels
abroad. He says he has met and spoke to
King Humbert. Solari thinks that the
Italian Government is to blame for the as
sassination of the King. The nobles and the
clericals, he says, are oppressing the com
mon people. There are no schools for them
and the country has not the resources of tho
other European monarchies wherewith tho
people may be employed. He thinks that the
condition of the poorer classes would be
greatly improved if the clericul party would
work with the people.
Cnn;iil nlntinpphln :inr! Sprrpinrr Ani.Mn
I Paris! said they were not aware that there
is a uarlbaldlnu society in St. Louis. The
only organization which they could namo
were the United Brotherhood Society of
Italy, a semlfraternal and patriotic society;
the North American Italian Society, and the
Italian-American Cavalry. Father Cesare
Spigardi, the rector of the Italian Church
at No. 1901 Morgan street, said he had an
Intimation that such a society existed in
St. Louis.
Father Spigardi has arranged a solemn
requiem mass for the dead King, which
will be sung on Sunday, August 12. All
the Italian societies will participate in the
exercises.
there is attached a forfeit for the loser, is
played at each meeting of the crowd. Then
the forfeits are redeemed with kisses.
A Republic reporter and artist visited the
members of the society at their homes yes
terday. The young women blushlngly ad
mitted that they had what was called, for
want of a better name, "the Kls3lng So
ciety." The young men who escorted their
sisters and sweethearts to the meetings
said that they kissed the girls because bath
parties enjoyed it and that It was nobody's
business if they did.
"It It just our own crowd, don't you
know?" explained Miss Emily Erllngton,
otie of the young women who has pbyed a
prominent part In the entertainments. "You
see, we all are very well acquainted and
that makes our meetings very much like a
great big family gathering. We don't mind
the kissing much, as we all know the boys
very well and they ;-eem to enjoy it hugely.
In fact. U Is almost the same as if our
brothers kissed us."
Members of the society are Herman, Car
rie and Louise Helmbuch, John and Sophie
Schwarz, Michael. William, Louise and
Ella Lc Pere. Otto and Mary Schmidt,
Joseph and Josephine Ziska. Emily Bdllng
ton. Joseph Mulach, Walter Donahoe and
Joseph Schwln.
CLEW TO SON'S WHEREABOUTS.
Christopher O'Neil and Family 10
Renew Their Search.
A telegram received last night from Bur
lington, la., seems to furnish a clew to the
whereabouts of young Charley O'Neil, who
disappeared from his home in Pittsburg a
year ago and whose parents, now in this
cltv, have traveled more than 700 miles in
quest of him. The dispatch states that Geo.
II. Siefkcn of Danville, a little town nbout
thirteen miles west of Burlington, was cer
tain that the missing boy had taken supper
with him the evening of August 3, the pub
lished description ot the lad and the story
told by him, as well as the name of Charley
under which he is going, all agreeing with
the newspaper accounts of the missing
youth.
It was in January. 1S03, that the boy left
his home In Pittsburg, Pa. He was 18 years
old and was in the habit of taking a wagon
out bv himself and returning in the evening.
It Wii3 while on one of thepe trips that he
ran awav, being induced to do so by a boy
named Qulgley, who had great influence
with him. For more than a year no tidings
of the bov were heard, and then Qulgley re
turned to Pittsburg in April last and from
him the story of their wanderings was ob
tained. It seems that the boys decided to run away
and ;-pe a little of the world, and Charley
diil not care to return from the West until
he had made a raise of money.
When tiie O'Neil family heard of this de
termination of their son they instantly de
cided to go West and search for him. Ac
cordingly they turned all their belongings
into rash ami set out. neddllng their way.
They nrrived In this city last Tuesday, en
route to Fort Madison, having traveled G17
miles slnre last April, the exigencies of
their business making progress necessarily
slow. Thev are now camped near Forsythe
Junction, just nortli of Forest Park, and
occupy two covered wagons and a buggy.
The party consists of the father, mother,
three sitters and two brothers.
Charles Dyer, a cousin of the O'Xeils.
lives at No. 1504 North Eightli street, and
has been assisting them in their search for
the boy. offering a reward of $2f for his re
turn. He said that either he or one of the
O'Neils would instantly leave for Danville
end see if the boy was in reality the miss
ing lad. He will go by way of Ottumwa
to head off the boy, as It is believed that he
went in that direction.
The telegram from Danville gives Ot
tumwa, us the objective point of the boy,
George Slefken of Danville saying that the
lad announced his intention of going there
and seeing if he could not raise enough
money to get back home. The boy arrived
on the evening of August 3 and asked for
some supper, which was given him. Up said
that his name was Charley and told a story
which indicates he is the missing boy.
. TWO WIVES AT WAR.
Both Are After Possession of Prop
erty of the iliui They Married.
REl'l'UUfi SPECIAL.
Louisville. Ky., Aug. 5. A divorced wife,
since married, attempting to enforce an exe
cution for alimony amounting to $2,707 on
property which the second wife of the di
vorced wife's husband claims as hers, wa
in a layman's view, the proposition which
presented Itself yesterday for Judge Bar
ker's decision, but the Judge, while in no
way refusing the legal fence, ascertained
that the Court of Appeals had pulled down
a gap. which opening he was Judicially com
pelled to enter, and In this way avoided
decided absolutely between wife No. 1 and
wife No. 2.
In 1879 the then Mrs. Katie Frank, now
Mrs. Alex. Bowlinger, secured a divorce
from John L. Frank, and Ith the Judg
ment for divorce she was allowed alimony
at the rate of $15 per week. This allowance
continued to accumulate until Mr. Frank
married again, and it then amounted to
$2,707. The suit for this amount then went
to the Court of Appeals.
Mr. Frank, as stated, remarried, and his
father, Jacob Frank, at his death, left a
will, which, after leaving a small bequest
to his son, John L, Frank, bequeathed cer
tain realty to his son's second wife. But
after the writing of the will, and before his
death, Jacob Frank invested moneys in a
piece of property on Madison street.
This is claimed by the second Mrs. Frank
under the will as pnrt of the realty be
queathed to her. But this is opposed by the
first Mrs. Frank, who Is contending that
her firBt husband inherited this ns an heir,
and that it Is hence subject to the execu
tion for alimony.
The decision of the Court of Appeals was
practically In fnvor of the first Mrs. Frank,
and Judge Barker's Interpretation yesterday
on a motion to quash the execution and
levy on the property In question was that
the higher court held that the ownership
of the property sought to be subjected to
the execution could not be decided in the
suit then before It, but that the statute of
limitation would run from the time each
alimony allowance was due.
The property levied is to be sold to
morrow, but an injunction will be sued out
In time to prevent the sale, and this will
eventually bring to an issue the second Mis.
Frank's claim to the property.
ELECTION DISTURBANCE.
Mob Dispersed Before Naval Re
serves Arrived.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Raleigh, N. C. Aug. 5.-I.ate last night
Governor Russell was advised that a riot
was impending at Bayboro, the county seat
of Pamlico County, and that the Sheriff
was at the head of a mob which had be
sieged the County Election Board In the
Courthouse, the board having met to can
vass the returns. The naval reserves from
Newbern were ordered to go there, nnd It
was expected would leave at midnight and
march ncross the country, the distance be-
inir nnl tivpntv mlloct Viitt tn..j ill
they went by steamer, leaving at 3 o'clock,
the distance being sixty mlies. A special
snys that before they arrived the mob dls-
. persed. Its leaders having decided to let the
courts rauc me dispute, which is between
tho straight Democrats nnd a faction which
co-operated with Populists and Republicans.
Reports from all sections of tho State
show the election Thursday to have been
the quietest on record. Not a negro was
killed, and there were rcmarkaby few dis
turbances considering tho extreme tension.
The papers to-day take up national af
fairs for the first time during the cam
paign, nnd one ultra-Democratic paper says
the elimination of tho negro will enter as
largely Into the November election this
year as it did In last Thursday's State elec
tion. It Is perfectly clear, however, that
there is going- to be more Independence in
national politics than at any time In forty
years.
RAISED PRICE ON HIM.
Chicago an Alleges Breach of
Contract by Brewing Companies.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Chicago, 111., Aug. 5. The price of beer is
tho basis of a $20.00w damage suit filed
against tho Star Brewery, and the United
Breweries Company, in the Circuit Court
yesterday.
Tho plaintiff, Otto Retzlaff, a saloon
keeper, asserts that in 1S97 lie entered into
a contract by which the Star Brewery
agreed to furnish him with beer for $1 a
barrel.
He now claims the price has been raised,
and in consequence he will suffer great loss.
Tho alleged contract for the $4 beer was for
five years, and the plaintiff estimates that
In the two years which his contract has to
run his net loss would aggregate the dam
ages asked.
ANOTHER POLAR EXPEDITION.
Captain Banendahl Sets Sail on J
August 11.
Berlin, Aug. 5. Captain Banendahl of the
Imperial Navy who has been arranging for
an expedition in search of the North Pole
will set sail from Hamburg August 11 on
the Matador, a fishing schooner of forty
four tons burden.
He now intends to enter the pack Ice eat
of Spltzbergen.
RAILROAD
ST. LOUIS
ST. LOUIS TIME.
ArrlvnU ami Departure of Trains nt
Union Station.
Dally. ttSaturday and Sunday
tDally except Sunday. only.
tSiimtay onlv. "Dally except Saturday.
ttSaturday hnly. IIEiccpt Monday.
AIR LINE.
LOUISVII.I.K. EVANSVILLE AND ST. LOUIS
CONSOLIDATED RAILROAD.
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Louisville Kxpress Centralla.
Mount Vernon. Mount L'ar
inel. Princeton. Louisville.
Washington. Philadelphia and
New York 8:09 am "6:00 pm
Mount Vernon Accommodation 1S:2i pm t8:12am
IjOuIkvHIo Limited, to Louis
ville. Washington. Haltlmore.
Philadelphia and New York. 9:1.) pm ''iWpm
I1IG FOUR.
LAKE SHORE. NEW YORK CENTRAL AND
HUDSON RIVER. BOSTON AND ALBANY
AND CHESAPEAKE AND OHIO RAILWAY.
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Indianapolis Express t7:0rt am 6:30 pm
New York and Hoston L!mltd '3:01 am 9:4.) pm
Knickerbocker Special New
York. Hoston. Washington,
lialtlmore and Philadelphia .12:00 am 6:J pm
Alton Exprefs 1:50 pm 14:20 pm
Mattoon and Alton Accommo- ...
datlon t4:20pm t3:-0am
Ronton. New York. Cincinnati.
Washington. Baltimore. Thll-
ailelphla 8:05 pm 7:29 am
Alton-Leaves 10:40 a. m.. 3:45 p. m. Arrives
tS:00 a. m.. 1.44 p. in.
D. & O. S-W. R. R.
Train. Depart- Arrive.
Cincinnati. Louisville. Wash
ington. Baltimore. Philadel
phia and New Yoric Express. 2:ljam 'UM pm
Cincinnati. Louisville. Pitts
burg Washington. Balti
more. Philadelphia and New
lorK last Man
Clnrlnanll Aerommrnlation .
S:tt pm
7:30 am
t7:2S pm
, t7:lG am
Cincinnati. Louisville. Pltts
burB. WashlnEton. Balti
more. Philadelphia nnd New
York Royal Blue Llmlf-d ...
Flora Accommoditlon
Flora Accommodation
West Baden and French Lick
Springs, via Mcnon Route ..
3:20 am
6:53 pm
is:J) pm
t8:32 am
J6:i5pm JM:32am
S:20am 6:55pm
IlLHLINtJTO.N ROUTE ST. I... K. AND
X. AV. R. R. UNION STATION.
Train Depart. Arrive.
Fcr Hannibal. II. & St. J.
lioints. yuiniy. Keoicun ana
BurlinK'on
Local to Hannibal
2:E5 am
7:50 am
1:56 pm
1-;0i.m
tt:20 pm
For QuinCT and North
For St. Paul. Minneapolis, via
t7ii0 am
East Side line. Illinois ana
Wisconsin
3:31 am 3:21 pm
The Burlington-Northern Pa
cific Express." tor Kansas
City. St. J'sefh. Northwest
Nebraska. Black Hills. Wyo
ming. Montara, Washington.
1 t-cet souna. roruana ana
Orecon
5:00 am 6:16 pm
"The Twin City Express," for
Minneapolis. St. Paul and
Iowa 2:05 pm 2:llptn
The "Nebraska-Colorado Ex
press," for Denver. Colorado.
t tan ana racinc coast, via
St. Joseph Itopm
Local to Burlington 7:40 pm
6:56 am
6:59 am
Tor Northern Iowa, St. Paul
and Minneapolis. 'ZMpm H:a9am
For Illinois, via Fast Side line
to Rock Island 3:E0 pm 6:40.'.m
For Dubuque ard La Cross. .'S:W pm ',6:40 am
For Knnsas City. Omaha, St.
Joseph. Denver. Nebraska.
Colorado, t'tah and Pacific
Coast: also Northwest 0:Wpm 7:15 am
Loral from Hnnnlbal 11:00 an?
For Alton Leave ':Zi a. m.. dally: 8:21 a. m..
dallv; lt:Wl a. m.. daily: 1:30 p. m.. Saturday
only: 3:00 p. m.. except Saturday and Sundny:
f.:00 p. m.. except Sunday: 5:S1 p. in., dally; 7:40
p m.. dally: 8:50 p. m.. dally.
CHICAGO AND AI.TON.
Train Depart. Arrive.
Alton Limited for Chicago 8:36 am 6:59 pm
CMcaKo "Palace Express" 9:00pm T:21 am
Chicago "MldnlRht Special". .. 11:31 pm 7:37 am
Ch'raBo "Prairie State" Ex-
press 11:01 om 5:26pm
Springfield Accommodation S-.ojpm 10:24 am
Kpnsas City Vestlbuled Lim-
(tea '10:11) pm 7:0?am
Kansas City Day Express 8:00 am 'Sfflpm
Jacksonville Accommodation .. 3:03 pm 110:54 am.
I'eorla and St. Paul Express. ..32:01 pm i:23 am
CHICAGO. PEORIA AND ST. LOUIS
RAILWAY (C, P. St ST. L.)
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Alton. Clifton Tenace, Chau-
tauqtia and Grafton 6:03 am t8:01 am
Pecrla. Pekln and Chautauqua
Express '8:13 am 7::0pm
Alton. Clifton Terrace and
Chautauqua t:lara
Alton. Clifton Terrace and
Chautauqua TTl:pm Ttl:33 pm
Alton. Clifton Terrace. Chau-
tauqua and Springfield 14 :5 pm 1:55 m
Alton. Clifton Terrace and
Sprlmtfleld 16:28 pm
Alton. Clifton Terrace, Chau-
tauqua and Grafton 19:45 pm tt9:ll pm
CLOVER LEAF.
Train. " Depart. Arrive.
Toledo and New York Express. '8:12am 5:56 pm
Toledo and New York Expreia. 7:13 pm 7:40 m
COTTON BELT.
ST. LOUIS SOUTHWESTERN RAILWAY.
(Illlnoli Central.)
Train. .Pe"rt- "lTe-
Cotton Belt Express I:56m 7:24pm
FRISCO LINE.
Train.
Valley Park Accommodation.
Toll..- lnrk Arf.nmmodfltion.
Depart. Arrive.
t7:l am tlO:30 am
ts:i am z:ia am
Valley Park Accommodation... t9:00 am
Texas and Kansas Mall, for
Carthage, Joplln. Wichita.
Arkansas City. Oklahoma.
Dallas. Galveston and Fort
Worth '8:45 am
Valley Park Accommodation... :30 pm
Pacific Accommodation 11:10 pm
Valley Park Accommodation... -16:30 pm
Pacific Accommodation T5:24 pm
Valley Park Accommodation... 17:10 pm
11:23 pm
6:20 pm
t6:4o .lm
10 pm t!0:25 am
pm
am
pm
Texan Limited (vestiDuie). tor
Eureka Springs. Fort Smith.
Paris. Dallas. Greenville. En
nls. Corslcana. Austin. San
Antonio. Houston and Gal
veston Western Express fcr Malta,
Oklahoma, Carthage. Joplin.
Wichita. Burton and the
West
8:50 pm 1:Miim
;60 pm '7:25 am
ILLINOIS CENTRAL.
NORTHERN LINES.
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Northern Illinois Express
Litchfield. Springfield. Free-
port nnd Bubuqua '7:2 am IMJpm
Chicago Daylight Special '12:9) pm 5:20 pm
Chicago "Diamond Special" .. 9:10 pm 7:24 am
fcprlngfleld Accommodation '4:15 pm 10:46 am
SOUTHERN LINES.
New Orleans Fast Mail Cairo.
Memphis. Jackson. Tenn..
and Texas Express 7:i6m 7:r4pm
New OTleans Special Cairo,
Memphis and New OTleans .. 1:M pm 8:Hpm
Accommodation Murphysboro,
Marlon. Cairo. Sparta and
Chester i:25 pm tll:32ara
New Orleans Limited Cairo.
Memphis. New Orleans; Dixie
Flyer Nashville. Atlanta and
Jacksonville. Fla 'S:44pm 1:16 am
FIREBUG AT PEORIA.
Frequent Losses Due Undoubtedly
to an Incendiary, Excite Citizens.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Fcorin. 111.. Aug. 5. Peoria is at present
afflicted with a firebug, and the individual,
whoever he may be. Is working cxtensively
in the upper portion of the city. There
have been fires, plainly the work of an In
cendiary, almost i-very night for two weeks
past, but as yet the police have not suc
ceeded in setting any clue to the Identity
of the fiend who is at the foot of all this
destruction of property.
The course of The fires shows that he is
working gradually toward the center of the
city and every effort is being put forth to
capture him. There were three fires last
night, which were the work of this active
destroyer, and one of these was of an es
pecially unfortunate nature.
There was no loss ot human life, but with
the large barn belonging to John Wora
hacher were also burned three fine driving
horses of blooded stock.
Just a few minutes previous to this fire,
flames were discovered In two other large
barns, containing stock. In the same neigh
borhood. In all instances these Ares have
been started by the use of a tallow candle.
The grand stands at Lake View Driving
Park, two of the large North Adams street
hay and feed houses and many smaller con
cerns have been burned during the past ten
days.
SAFE ANDWELL AT BOSTON.
T. W. Steidemann of St. Louis Not
Among the Missing.
Theodore "William Steidemann of St.
Louis, who for four years was a student
nt the Massachusetts Institute of Technol
ogy, and for whom his family entertained
grave apprehensions because he had not
been heard from since June 3, has turned
up hale and hearty In Boston.
Yesterday O. F. Steidemann of No. 4110
North Eleventh street, a brother of Theo
dore, received a telegram from Boston,
signed "Theodore William Steidemann,"
saying: "Am well; letter will follow."
Last year, owing to a minor deficiency,
young Steidemann failed to get his degree
at the Massachusetts Institute of Tech
nology. On June 3 ho wrote his parents
that lie preferred to remain In Boston in
the summer to coming; home. From that
TIME TABLE.
TIME.
IRO.V MOUNTAIN.
Train
Depart.
Arrive.
Texas rast Mail to Llttl
Rock. Texnrkana. Dallas.
Fort Worth and Abilene
Delta. Columbus and Cairo Ex
press I'ast Day Express. Hot Spring,
Dallas. Fort Worth. Austin.
San Antonio. Houston and
fJalveston
Texas. Mexico and California
Special Dallas. Fort Worth,
EI Paso. Los Aneelr.s. Gal
veston. San Antonio and I-i-redo
Memphis and Hot Sprlnas Ex
press 2:03 am 7:35 pm
3:00 am S:33 pm
2:21 pm 4:33 pm
S:35 pm 7:3S am
S:37 pm 7 M am
l. & jf. n. n.
Train.
Fast Mall. Evansvllle. Nash
ville. Birmingham. Mont
fiomery. t'hattanooaa. At
anta Macon. Charleston. S.
Depart. Arrive.
C: Mobll. New Orleans and
Jacksonville. Ha.
Mount Vernon Accommodation
. S:2am
. 3:00 pm
T is pm
J-.fl.-, am
Southern Express to Evans-
tl!e. Nauru-Ill. Blrmtr.e
ham. Mobile. Nw Orlans.
ThomasvlIIe. Jacksonville.
Palatka. Ocala and St. I'e-
tersburir. Fla 'Soprn . :20am
I... II. it ST. I.. R.V. (Ilemlerssnn Itonte.)
Train Derart. Arrive.
Fast Mall-Owensboio. Clover-
port. Louisville and the East. 3SM am T.lf pm
.astern t.xpre ss ...cii;-."-..'.
Cloverport, Ioul3vllIe and the
East
3:55 pm 7:3am
MISSOURI PACIFIC RAILWAY.
Train.
Frst Mai!
Local Express 'A""
Depart. Arrive.
. 3:fO am 10:03 pm
7:C3 am '5:00 pm
Kar.s.is citv. ht. joscp.i. iii.i
ha and Southern Knnsas Ex
D:0O am
S:li pm
t7:33 am
press
Wflshtnffton Accommodation.
13:23 rm
St. Joseph. JoplIa.WIchlt and
T.nnrn. f.lmlfpd. llnllv. ......
S:10 pm
7:20 am.
7:10 am
.. ."- j c.lnr..U t-vnress.I0:10 Dm
jv..-o uini -;-". "7I ,;-.,- o,.,.!
ritve coeur l.aKe trains i-.- iiuini ;T.V,V
at '6:oe i. m.. 9:13 a. m.. ttl:30 p. m.. 1o:o p.
m.. J7:30 p. m. . ...
Leave Vandevcnter avenue at tl2:S p. m.
Oak Hill trains leave I'nlon Station at T6:4a a.
m... tW:l n. m.. i:K p. m. and 16:13 p. m.
KIrkwood trains leave Union Station atit.raa.
m.. tl:C0 r. m.. JI-0 p. m.. t6:25 a. m.
I.cave Vandeventcr Avenue fetation at 111..U
'Dally. tExcept Sunday. iSunday only.
.mobile: and ohio.
Train. Depart.
Southern Special '7:2:1 am
Northern Spclal
West India Flyer 8:00 pm
Arrive.
7:00 pm
7:44 am
Murnhsboro. Sparta. Chester
and I'ercv Accommodation.. t4:0pm tllaaam
SI., K. fc T.
Train
Depart. Arrive.
.T.frrnn c!tt- rvdorado. Se-
dalla. Clinton. Fort Scott.
Parsons and Indian Teriltory
i-TTnresa ....................
9:15 am '6:01 pin
Vn.t Wtrth. Dallas. Waco.
Taylor and Austin Exprtss... '8:16 pm '7:41 am
Fort Worth. Dallas. San An-
tonio and Galveston Express. 3:1; am 8:01 pm
Sedalla. Nevada. Fort Scott
and Denlson Express '8:16 pm 7:41 am
ST. LOUIS AND HANNIBAL.
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Mall and Express t7:lu am 111:10 pm
Mall and Express t3:07pm t7:10pm
ST.
LOUIS-PEORIA LINE.
(See C. P. & St. L.)
ST.
L K. C. & C. R.
R.
ST. LOUIS LINE."
Train. Depart.
Union Express (dally) 4:40 pm
Crtvo Coeur (Sunaay only) 9:20 am
Cievo Coeur (Sunday only) 6:00 am
Creve Coeur (Sunday only) 135 pm
Arrlvs.
S :85 am
6:56 pm
?:S5 am
6:8S pm
ST. LOUIS MERCHANTS' BRIDGE TER
MINAL RAILWAY SUBURBAN TRAIN
SERVICE.
Eastbound Leaves Eighth and Gratiot Streets.
Except Sunday. 4:20, 6:16, 7:37. 8:51, 10:05. 11:19 a.
in.. ji:2u. 1:42. 2:46. 4. 5:10. 6:25. 8:22 p. m. Satur
day and Sunday only 11:41 p. m. Sunday only
::4. 7:34. 10:12 a. m.; 521 p. m.
Leave Washington Ave. Except Sunday. 4:24,
6:21. 7:41, 8:65, lu:09, 11:23 a. m.: 12:34, 1:46. 2:50.
4.04. 6:14. 6:29, 8:26 p. m. Saturday and Sunday
only 11:45 p. m. Sunday only 5:27, 7:38. 10:15 a.
m.: 6:25 p. m.
Westbound Leaves Granite City, Except Sun
day 5:15. 7. 8:14. 9:28. 10:42 a- m.: 1:10, 2:12, 3:23.
4:35. 5:44. B:53. 7:12, 9:17 p. m. Saturday only
4:50 p. m. Sunday only 5:55, 9:3 a. m.; 1:03 6
p. m.
Leave Madison Except Sunday, 5:1. 7:04, :.
:82. 10:46 a. m.: 1:13, i:l7, 3:27, 4:40, 6. 7:1., 3:21
p. m. Saturday only 4:56 p. m. Sunday only i.
M a. m.; 1:07. 6:04 p. m.
VANDALIA LINE.
Train. Depart. Arrive.
Fast Mail '2:94 am '1:44 am
Trains Nos. 20 and 21.. New
Vnrlr Ihtlni1Tnht.2- -Raltlmora
and Washington Special '8:44 am 1:40 pm
Icdlsnapous ana rnew :
York-
t.n.al . . S:04un
8:00 pm
1246 pm
12:56 pm
7:12 pm
S :15 pm
3:40 pm
1:44 am
New York Limited 1:00 pm
Petoskty and Mackinaw Lim
ited 1:00 pm
Columbus and Eastern Express '8:13 pm
Vandalla Accommodation. 5:30 pm
Indianapolis and New York
Express ..'11:35 pm
Fast Mall 2:40am
WABASH.
Eastern Line.
Train. Depart. Antra.
Continental Limited Detroit.
Niagara Falls. Buffalo, New
York and Boston 9:00 am 7:15 pm
Trledo. Detrott, Niagara Falls.
Buffalo. New York and Bos-
ton Express 8:30pm 1 :15am
Toledo. New York and Boston
Fast Mall "3:45 ara 1:45 am
Midnight Limited Detroit.
Buffalo. New York and Bos-
ton 11:30 pm 2:00 pm
Toledo Local Express 7:20 am 8:45 pm
Chicago Llae.
Tanner Express Chicago S:40am :51pm
Banner Limited Chicago 9:05 pm 7:15 am
Midnight Limited Chicago. ....11 -.30 pm 7:56 am
Fast Mall Chicago 2:4Sam
Kmnsaa City Line.
Kansas City Express '9:15 am :00 pm
Kar?as City Fast Mall 2:15pm 1:50 am
Knnsas City Limited 10:15 pm 6:50 am
Northwestern Lines.
Cannon Ball Omaha 7:30pm 7:0Oaia
Ottumwa and Des Moines Ex
press 9J5am S:00ptsj
Ottumwa and Des Moines Lim
ited T:30pni 8:Sara
Local Trains.
"West-Moberiy, Kansas City
and Pattonsburg Local T:40ara s:5pm
Mobcrlv Local 5:05 pm 11:19 am
East Decatur Local t4:6S pmllrts ara
Decatur Local (Sunday only)... 6:15 pm
Snbarban Trains.
From Union Station
St. Charles
Klnloch Park
Ferguson
Ferguson -.
Ferguson
Ferguson
Ferguson (Thursday only).
.1:30 pmtt4:0pm
.. 16:15 pm
..2:45 pm 4:05 pm
.. 4:20 pm 5:40 pm
.... t8:30 am
110:3 am
. . 11 :30 pm 10 :60 pm
,731:50 pmni:5 pm
reiguauu ...................
From Olive Street Station
Bt. Charles
St. Charles
Hrldgeton
Brldgeton
Ferguson
....11:00 am 1:50 pm
.... t5:40pm 17:50 am
....4:15pm S:10am
...16:45 am t:19pm
... 8:50am 16:40 am.
Ferguson ................ i. cm -wi bjh
Ferguson t6:20pm 3:20 pm
Ferguson (Thursday only).... 11:30 pm 19:50 pm
time until yesterday nothing was heard
from him. His family, alarmed at his
silence, communicated with tho proprietor
of the house where he boarded and learned
he had departed to go to Washington, D.
C, and since had not returned. This In
formation increased the family s anxiety,
and the police were requested to investigate
the disappearance.
The story was published and seen by
young Steidemann. To allay all fears ha
telegraphed his family yesterday.
WORE A SHIRT WAIST.
New York Man Created Sensation
in Fashionable Chicago Hotel.
PEPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Chicago, III., Aug. 5. The man who has
summoned courage enough to wear a shirt
waist In Chicago has made his appearance.
His name is L. Z. R. Adams and he hails
from New York. When Mr. Adams, who la
a tall, handsome, athletic young man. en
tered the dinins-room of the fashionabia
North Shore Hotel at lunch yesterday ho
was dressed In a pink silk shirt waist,
which had light white vertical stripes. A
brown leather belt, light trousers and tan
shoes completed his toilet.
Manager Glodery exclaimed: A shirt
waist! Well. I'll be !" But he never
concluded the sentence, for several women
who stood near the desk broko into a
hearty laush. . , .
Last night fifty couples danced dreamy
waltaes. Mr. Adams wore his shirt waist.
and curious women, anxious to dance with,
the first shirt-waist man In Chicago, kept
him busy at the hotel.
SOAP FACTORY BURNED.
Thoerner and Schoenberg's riant
Completely Consumed by Flames.
The two-story frame building at No. 613
South Main street, owned and occupied by
the Thoerner & Schoenberg Soap Factory,
was completely destroyed by lire which
broke out about 3:10 o'clock yesterday
morning. Before the arrival of the firemjn
one building wss too far gone to be saved
and they turned their attention to the sur
rounding property. The building, con
structed of light timber, burned like tinder,
while the materials used In the manufac
ture of soap broke out In slight explosions
as the fire reached them.
The building was valued at $1,000. -while-the
damage to stock is estimated at J4.0QO.
The cause of the fire is not known.
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