THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 9. 1000.
SPECIAL SCHOOL SHOE WEEK!
THE BEST SHOES IN THE WORLD for SOLID COMFORT and DURABILITY.
Children's Shoes $1.00, $1.25, $1.50, $1.75
Infants' Shoes 50c, 75c, $1.00, $1.25
See Display of Advance Fall Styles in Ladies', Gentlemen's, Boys',
Misses' and Children's Fine Shoes in our Eight Show Windows.
"TEE UEGEST MODERN SHOE HOUSE IN TEE 1EST-" OPEN DNIIl 6:30 P. . SH113MTS.10P.il.
The highest amount loaned on watcnes, dia
monds. Ira dry and a:l article, of v.lus. Lar:
loans a specialty, at low rat" cf Interest. Bjsi.
res. strictly con&dntUL Unredmd pledges
S."VAN RAALTE & CO.,
12 and 14 S. 4tn. nlao :i.t X. Ttb St.
1IA ? nfrtafl.ar.
Money Saved I 1!
ATH I I
isn Market St.
3. T. FARISH
READ Crawford's Ad. on another page
to-day. and fee the way that bouse starts
the season's selling on clean, desirable mer
chandise. Fashions I'rum Paris.
Soma odd ideas are shown in the decora
tion of gowns In Paris now. For instance.
a traveling sown of loosely woven pastel
bine plaid chevlct has bands of white en
ameled leathei for trimming. Theses out
line tho vest, form the collar and belt, and
run in two points down on the front of the
Fkirt. The lower part of the skirt Is mado
in kilt form a pretty old fa-nlon revived.
Stitched band? are most popular wherever
they are porslble, even on silk sonns. On
ducks, linens and piques they a:e the usual
trimming. On a blue yachting sown the
while pique front panel has crisscrossed
bands of the 6ame stitched on. Harper's
LADIES' TAILORING IX OUR MER
CHANT TAILORING DEPARTMENT.
The Tory Inteat fashions In ladles'
hitch-class tailoring. Our satis for
ladies are strictly man-tnlloreel, cor
rect In every iray and perfect In lit
MILLS & AVERILL,
Broadway nnd Pine.
Opposed to It.
Krrm the Chicago Record.
"How do you feel on the subject of im
perialism?" "I don't think women ought to be allowed
to boss us men around the way they do."
From the Cleveland Plain Dealer.
"Hush, not bo loud! We're having a con
ference of the powers."
"Eh! Who is conferring?"
"My wife, my mother-in-law and tfco
The Knife Outs
Deeper Than Ever,
Men's Shoes Slashed.
For the kind of shoes
ethers sell at 12.50
and JS.O0 made to At
the foot give com
fort and wear well
tin or black, vlcl kid
and box calf.
Women's Shoes Slashed.
For reliable shoes
welted and fairstitch
.tock sUocted with
cire line vicl it id
and box calr me
dium and heavy soles
all sizes and widths,
tan, or black no
other bouse sells so
good a shoe for so little money.
Boys' and Little Men's Shoes
ROUGH ON ROCKS.
We designate this shoe
Days can harcuy wear mem
out: this Is the Ideal school
shoo -they loo'- well and
Misses' and Children's Shoes
Cut bf H I LTS
Keenest made to
give an Inkling of the
great values" which
will be given here
this season every
pair the latest makes
and from the best
G. E, HILTS SHOE GO.,
Sixth Stmt ih FriDklli An.
H ve 4fef
Boys' Iron-Clad Shoes,
$1.25, $1.50, $1.75
Boys' Box Wax and Enamel Calf Shoes,
$2.00. $2.50, $3.00
Misses' School Shoes,
$1.25, $1.50, $1.75
Misses' Dress Shoes,
$2.00, $2.50, $3.00
FRATERNAL ORDERS HARD
AT WORK FOR MEMBERS.
FALL CAMPAIGN IS ON
Schedule of Itoral Arcanum Visita
tions Has IJpen Distributed
to the Councils.
Offlciil circular No. S has Just been Issued
to the councils of the Royal Arcanum. It
Is a stirring- appeal from the grand regent
for "ten per cent net gain for the current
year. A schedule of the fall and winter vis
itations has been sent to the secretaries of
the subordinate council", who will furr!h
each member of their respective councils
with a copy.
Mound City Council was visited by a tlele
gitlon from Olivette Council, and was en
tertained with songs by the Olivette Quar
tet and John T. Walsh, instrumental
music by Joseph J. Voellmeeke and recita
tions by E. II. Jernilds of Olivette, and
Carl H. WUtce of Hound City.
Carr Lane Council had ono application
and one initiation, and was pleasantly en
tertained with songs and wooden shoe danco
by Master Charles llrookmdn; piano S0I03
by Albert Stahl. and a clever specialty by
Charles K. Crawford of North End Coun
cil. Orator H. D. Barnes announces exten
sive prepirations for the development of
Carr line's j-oclal features during the com
Marquette Council decided that the next
meeting should be an open one. the special
features being a smoker, an "Iowa sweet
heart party," and a special progr-imme.
Tho meeting was entertained with songs by
Thomas J. Ward and Stephen Itiordan; In
strumental music by A. M. Feldes and Jo
seph M. ShortaL Doctor P. F. Monahan
gave an interesting account of his visit to
Ireland, and Deputy Grand Regent Frank
Herbert made an address.
Elk Council starts off vigorously. Regent
Leon Hroyer has Just Issued a circular letter
to the members, which cannot fail to pro
duce good results. An orator will be elected
at the next meeting to 1111 the vacancy oc
casioned by the resignation of A. F. Trin
kaus. Special attractions arc announced, to
be followed by refreshments and cigars.
Compton Hill Council opened Its campaign
most auspiciously. Five application were
received. Alfred Palmer was installed us
collector. In the large hall the members
and a large number of invited guests were
entertained by a choice literary and mu
sical programme, under the ulrectlon of
Orator A. L. Shaman. Addresses wero made
by Grand Resent I. J. Melser, Regent C.
O. Fischer and Past Regent Frank AV.
Forest Park Council had four applica
tions and two initiations. Orator Amedee
Peting Introduced Miss Lancaster, who en
tertained tho meeting with songs, after
which refreshments were served.
Mentor Council appointed a committee to
visit nonattendlng memoirs. It was deter
mined to challenge Hickory Council Tor a
baseball match. Addresses were made by
IV. L. Ciucas, J. C. Jones nnd V. L. Spiccr.
Missouri Council listened to prolitable
talks by Past Regent S. L. Junkln and
others. It was decided to make the next
meeting, Septimber 11, an open one, with a
choice entertainment for the members and
eligible invited friends. Orator' P. J. GIvnan
Is making elaborate preparations for the
Ozark Council will occupy its new quarters
Septtmber M. The hall will he under the
exclusive control of Ozark, which has hand
somely tltted it up. Royal Arcanum colors
predominate in the decorations, and the of
ficial chairs all bear the Royal Arcanum
The organization of the new councils at
Jefferson City nr.d'De Soto Is progressing
favorably, and the indications are tLat bothi
will he ready for Institution In a few days
He Soto probably September 17.
Council meetings this week Monday, Del
mar, Cabanne. fepring River and Ka-Cl-Mo-Ra;
Tuesday, Hickory, Elk, Easton. Floris
sant Valley and Sedalla: Wednesday, North
End; Thursday, Valley, KIrkwood, Old Or
chard, Felix and Gate City; Friday, Benton
Knights of Pythias.
The statistical rcc-rd of memtershio has been
compiled for the urm ending June .u, mid the
following result Is reported: The present mem
bership Is Il.JM. being v. net Increase for the
first six month of tre year of WJ. In these six
months there were 1.C5 Initiations Into he ord'r.
lied Cross opened the fall se-aevn en Wednes
day evening under favorable circumstances. Four
candidates were Initiated Into tne amplified
rank of Page. Future tireat Lodge i.iid Red
Cross a fraternal visit, which. In addition to Its
own members and visitors, fairly taxel the seat
ing capacity of the ball. Although ths; weather
was extremely warm, the work -v u of A hUa
order of excellence. (Several mudeal numbers
were rendered, an abundance of cigar, and lem
onade was tn evidence, and. all together. tb
"house warming" was a success, beven lages
have, been notltied to be on hand Wednesaay
evening next In order that they may be proien
in the rank of Esquire.
A good many Knights of rtlilas visited Wa
bash Lodge at the last contention. It was ths
banner meetlnt; of the summer. 1". O. Etolti nnd
I. c. Frectiman made fine rpeechei. l'rother
Kink, from Red Cross, did not forget to do bis
Order of Wien Friends.
Euprem Assistant Councilor Stebcr has re
turned from a Mslt lo New York and Itoton.
At the litter place lie attended the session of
the Natlcral Fraternal Congress, as the rtpru
jwntatlre of the Missouri Fraternal Congre.
buprem Organizer Uibon is now In the Kast.
Irfist Tucrday he addresel a meeting of the
Joint council-, of llrooUlyn. JC. T., and on Thurs
day met the ,hiMen l-nends of Connecticut at
New llaen. He Is dull.!; RkoJ work.
The Executive Oimmltlee of the Fupreme
Council will meet at Indianapolis the latter part
of the montn.
MunteSoce Council Is making arrangements for
a ball in December. ........
Vioneer Council on September IT will have a
euchre r'ty at Union 1UII. Carjndeift. On
November 3 Its annual ball will be given at
The Chosen Friends' office is now located at
room "W7. Union Trust building.
Liberty Cuui-cil had n well-attendod ireetlg
rrklay nlclit. and continues to do good work.
Supervising Jledkal examiner locior It. J.
Stoflel has returned from bis trip to Europe de
cidedly Improved in health and strength
Jcfterson Council had a well-i.Uei.ded meet
Ing last night and Is adding to lis membership.
Its consolidation with Primrose iaa been pro
ductive ot good results.
The beneficiary of Oeorge Penny, deceased.
lite of KL Louis Council, was paid In full on last
A date will be fixed !n a few days for a gea
eial meeting of the councilors and recrctarlea.
West Epd Council at Its meeting last Tuesday
initiated Mr. Edward R. Flint. The attendance
was large tn spite ot the warm weather. It was
decided 10 have a. stag euchre with clgnrs and
refreshments at the next meeting fceptimber 3S.
whtn prospective candidates will be invited. An
Invitation will alo be extended to lvanhoc Coun
cil and the members of the Cromlttee on State
of the Order of the Advisory Council.
ICnlpjIits of Honor.
Mount Olive Lodge, with twenty-eight mem
bers present, had an interesting meeting, lirnther
Couleon. having Just returned from an extended
Mslt in the oil regions of Ohio, entertained the
members for a brief time, relating his experi
ences. Uricf addresses were made by Brothers
lleper. Ramsey, llorntraeger and others.
Bremen lodge had a "red-letter day" at Its
last meeting. Many of the old members respond
ed to the Invitation extended by the lodge to
tie present. The Grand Lodge officers were there
One candidate was Initiated.
Missouri Lodge reports Increased attendance.
One application was received. The Dlteen mem
bers present were entertained by brief addresses
from Brothers Kelly. Stern, Wolfjfleld and
Oak Lodge had twenty members present, re
ceived two applications and Initiated. one candi
date. Brothers Craig. Storey. Hart. Bolton.
Mlrsehberg and others addressed the lodge.
Banner Lodge was well attended considering
the Intense heat of the evening. The Grand
Lodge officers were Mjltora. The information
Every boy likes to go back to school after the
long vacation looking his best.
We like to have him do so and can help him.
$6.00 to $15.00 is the range of prices for 3
piece suits, with single or double breasted vests, in
black or blue, rough or plain serges, fancy Chev
iots or Worsteds.
There are intermediate prices and the suits are
In 2-piece Knee-Pant Suits prices range from
$3.00 to $10.00.
Advanced fall styles suits for small boys, ages
3 to S years, are very handsome.
Browning, King & Co.,
Broadway and Pine.
Imparted to the member-, by Grand Diet iter
ttruckman and Supreme Uepurter B. P. Nelson
was highly appreciated.
Home Fraternal llciieilclary Society.
Besides numerous additions to all th local
hiints In the cltv lat week, a new home vvita
fifty charter members was urgaiiZtd last fhui
day night at KlvM. St. Francol Count), by
M-iren.e Mltron Al.ce J. Jones, us-Uteil by l)rp
tuty Alto Grav cf this city. Till ! the second
Nme organized In th-t eountv in the last tew
weeks, and this Is only a beginning
Tlie n.emteis or this society in thU city are en
tl Lr.'.afltlc ovtr the t-pecial day ut the I.xpisl
tio . October 13. and theie 1 a spirited rivalry
among them as to who will e'l the mist tickit
Uoiatn Boa l!one will hold Us next rtgaUr
irceiing next Frldav night, when several ne
mfmrwrs will lie. admitted.
Caiondelet nnd St. I.ou!s homes arc getting
alrng fln?!y udir the cae of Deputy Mrs s-rpila
Selftrt. who a one of the must active and pains
taking deputies tn th- held.
Anchor Home met as uual lat Tueslay ntcht
with a govd attendance, considering the lut
vieather. The membership of tfcU home his
passed the hundred-mark and Is tlll Increasing.
Knljtlits of the Mncciilicc.
On Monday evening. September 3, St. Iiuls
Camp made things inteie ting lor Crioa T nt.
N'o. :0, belter known as the Indians. Tne camp
Ih. In a body. thlrtv-lx strong, rroceeded to
clv.llzc the InaUns. 'ihe camp managed to -ur-jn.e
the sir knights, enuring t'nlon Tent a-d at
ir.cv taking porij-edxion of the Kline Sir Knlght
Jones barker explained the parpoi-e of the M?lt
of St. Louts Camp, and the command-r or I'n.on
Tent responded la a snort f-;cn, lnfoimh g to.
camp that I ntcn 'leit his been civilized ever
since It moved lo Its new quartes Tne s r
kn ghts cf th. camp congratuiatel Inlon Ttnt,
na the entertainers at once proceeded to llvon
thl'fis up. fonie good .peak rs vve:e In ev-Uence.
tucludliig Mr Kr.tgnts Mettier. Mid-: x, Camp
bell. L-ails J. Helm. After the rev.ew close 1 all
were Invited to the ban-iurt hall, where leircsn
trnts anj cigars were Mrvid
At the review of Anderson Tent. No. UK. C-m-mander
Iauls J. ilelia presided, en ai plication
IH! received. The rvvlew, as uauji, irove.1
vtn- lnte1estirg. At S.S0 o'clock tl:o llaniij
Lrum Corps lined up, and asked rermis-ton to
enter the tent, wnlcfc ai rcailiy rrante.1. and
they weie welcomed by the memn-rs of Ander
son Tent with three rous.ng cheeeis. Three gtll
medals were dlstni-uteil to the tlae sir knlshts
who sold tbe largest number cf tickets for the ex
cuts.oa on Juno z. Addres.s wre mado by Sir
KnlahiK Ilackerv os, Bertram. Mcttler. IJearchie.
Cnrkon. Tetreny, Tarrar. Allen an.t man) ih
ere. s r Knight -tamm kave a vry goo-1 imita
tion of a man sawing wood, nnd also tc.I-1 one
of Ms funny stories. After the tent cLi-eJ tr.e
Marine Drum Coijw gave a few se.ectlom-. Th.s
tent will give a bail in the mar futuie.
Capen lent had an Interesting meeting nt Its
last review. Initiating one candidate uni re eld
ing two applications. This tent vias unfortunate
In losing one of Us esteemed members. Mr
Knight Crundeme)er, wbo was only : )eirs eld
He was overcome by heat. Sir Knights Imrc-ti.
Ltle-y. Brownlow. Dobbin and Somir.ers atten-UM
the luneral. Te next review of Capen Tent
will be held on Thursday even.cg. September 1J.
The Emmett Tent Lrum and ucgic Corps haa
changed Us name to the Marine Drum and Bugle
Corps This drum corps cuml3ta cf ilacmt.-cs
only. They Intend however, to Increase the num
ber cf members from forty to sixtv. and. theie
fore. desire some twenty more )oung and hand
sone clr knights to Join the drum corps ana" as
sist in making thlrgs lively for tbt Maccabees
and others. Waltrr McCready. No. SSCii LInclon
avenue. U manager of the corps.
On Thursday of this week Apollo Tent, No.
133. will hold the second of Its series of after
noon reviews In the Odd Fellows' building, be
ginning at 1:3) o'clock. Th rev lew promises to be
snoit. harp and ous.nessllae. but It will trams
act the entire range of business. Including the In
auguration of the fall campaign. Tne fall and
winter entertainment programme will be out
lined, and other matters of excepUonal Impor
tance will be transacted.
United Tent, In conjunctl-jn with Liberty Hive,
L O. T. M.. will bave a night at the Suburban
Uarden to-morrow evening, September 10.
The first annual boat excursion given by Im
perial Tent on Thursday evening was a succes.
'Ihe sir knights ot Imperial rent, with their
families, turned out In large numbers, and spent
a mojt enjojablo evening together on the river.
Tho Entertainment Cammlttee. under the direc
tion of the chairman, C W lUumensu-in, fur
nished an excellent programme for the enter
talt.ment of the excursionists; and the Reception
Committee, urdsr the able management of Its
chairman. Doctor M. R, Wlndhorkt. made every
one feel at ease, and saw that no one fsllcd to
have a pleasant time. The soclab'llty of the sir
knights of Imperial Tent and th v-Mtlng Macca
tiees was a notable feature of the evening The
Maccabeo Drum Corps, "the Marines," were out
in their new uniforms, and made a decided hit
with the members of Im"perlal. A a result the
"Marines" will visit Imrlal Tent In a body
at their next revlw. on September TJ.
In the, ab-enco of Commander T. J. Hnnerey,
J. . Danlorth. lieute ant comminder. HUM the
rotnmanier's chslr at the Tevlew- ot Enimett
Tent. No. 1. on September 4. Three applica
tions were received and one candidate Initiated.
Great credit la du? to Sir Knight Storlg. who se
cured the thne applications, as he has been a
member only two weeks. The Innner day of Em
mett Tint will te September . when the tent
will move to Phoenix Hall. Jefferson and Cass
avenues. Over HM Invitations have already be;n
issued outside of the order.
Ore candidate was Initiated at the last rev-lew
of Hall Tent. No. 8. IKputy Great Commander
Lcuts J, Helm conferring the unwritten work,
assisted by the officers of the tent. After the
regular routine of business had been transacted,
all Sir Knights were Invited by "Papa" William,
to the banquet hall, where he had a bountiful
supply of watermelons. Hall Tent snt Invita
tions to Jewel Hive. L. O. T. M., and also to the
Hebrew Tent recently organize I In Hall No. c
Great Commander And-rsoi instltutei a. new
tent, to be known as Mound city Tent, last
Ttttrsday evening, at Fraternal Hall, with a
charter list of twenty-two. all prominent young
Hebrew business men. that had been solicited
ty Sir Knight C. A. Speldel. Oftlcers were elect
ed. On next Thui-day evening In Car-en Tent
rail, there will b a special review, at which
time the work wlil be exemplified bv the Oreat
Camp degree teim. After the ergsnUatl-n la-t
Thursday night, the young sir knights wero
ths guest, of Hall Tent and Jewel Hive at a
watermelon fen-t Much enthusiasm was d!s
p!n)td and a good start made for an active babr
Ladles of the Maccabees.
Liberty Rive. L O T M. has mnde arrange
nieits fcr a box trolley party, to take place on
Sunday afternoon, Septemlnr 3. All lady -bees,
thfr e-corts a-d friends, wishing to attend will
B?smb!e at the depot of the old Narrow Gauge
Railroad en Morgan street, one block west V)f
vandeventer avenue, where cars vvi be n wag
ing fro-n J until 3:i p. m. Indies will bear ex
pense and each will be allowed to bring i boi
containing lunch for two. and the gentleme-i
will be allowed to draw for numher, and will bp
served with lunch by the lady with Iix contain
ing corresponding number, tee cream and e
s.ater will be served by the hive gratis.
Ladles of the G. A. It.
The members of this order ore returning from
the national encampment, held In Chicago III
Mrs. Susan A. Fuller returned Thursday evening"
Mrs. Mary M. Stark Is still visiting friends and
relatives in Chicago. Milwaukee and Waukeegan.
Colonel inism Henry Stark, circle No z will
give a progressive euchre at No. tn Tower Grove
avenue, the residence of Mrs. 1'fe.lfer. at 2 p.
m. and at 8 p. m.. September li. No. ZSS was the
winner of the sofa cushion sold by Mrs. Wcndo
mutii of Carcndelet.
Knights of Father Mnflicrr.
Tbe third annual field day of the Junior Knights
of Father Mathew, which was given at Creve
Coeur Lake on last Sunday, was one of the most
successful given by the order. Over Mo loys par
ticipated In the events. The following lioys are
the winners- Fifty yirds dah. under 14 years
First prize, Eugene Acton. Council No. a: sec
ond. John Fisher, Council No. 8. One hund.-ed
yards dash, under 18 years First prize. Joseph
Larahan. Cornell No. 6. One hundred yards dash,
over 16 years First prize. W. Hooffman. Council
No. 40: second, Daniel Devanney. Council No. 40.
Iturning broad Jump, under II years First prize.
Edward O'Brien. Council No. S: second. Frank
Mahon Council No. 40- Running brond Jump,
under is years First prize. Harry Kohler. Cojn
ell No. 8; second, Edward Mulvlatll. Council ..o.
49. Running broad Jump, over 18 years First
prize, Ewlne Brady, Council No. 18; second,
Thomas Bentley. Council No. 6. Two hundred
and twenty yards race, under 18 years First
prize. Edward Mutvihlll. Council No. 41: second.
Joseph Laciahan. Council No. 8. Two hundred and
twerty yards race, over 18 years First, Daniel
Devenney. Council No. 40; second. William Hoff
man, Council No. 41. High Jump, under 14 years
First prize. John Sweeney. Council No. 8; sec
ond, Dennts McAulIltre. Council No. tS. High
Jurrp under 18 years Frank Bascom, first prize,
rvirrll No. 48! second. John Roval. Counell No.
' 40. High Jump, over 18 years First prize, WiUUun
Hoffman. Council No. 40: second, Thomas McKen
zle. Council Ne. 8. Hop. step and Jump, under IS
jeais First prize Harry Kohler. Council No. 8:
secoLd. Frank Bascom, Council No. 1. Hop, step
aid Jump, over 16 years iirst prize. William
Hoffman. Council No. 4t: s-ond. 1'wing Brady.
Council No. ii. Three-legged race, under 15 years
- l'ltst prize. Masters Hencgen und JefTers. Coun
cil No. is. second, MaMers Ling of Council No.
14 and Clancy of Council No. !. Three-legged
rate, over li yar3 First prize. Masters K. Car-n-It
raid . Hoffman. Council No. 40; second.
Mast, rs William Foley and Joseph Durney, Coun
cil No. 1. Two hundrvd und twenty )ard hurdle
race, unuer 13 years Jlrst prize, Frank Bascom,
c'ouncll No. Is; sec.md. Ed Jlalvlhlll. Council No.
4 Two hundred and twenty yards hunl'e race,
over 13 years I1rt prize, Daniel Devanney,
Council No. 4: second. William Hoffman, Coun
cil No 40 Consolation races: Cnder 14 years A.
l'adden. Council No. 6. Under 10 years J. Joyce.
Council No. 40. Over IS years J, Cluney. Council
No. 4o. Han.lhouif gold badges were awarded as
tlrst prizes in the leading events and suitable
prizes a- seconds.
Ancient Order of I'liltcd Workmen.
l'hoenlx Lodge had an exieedlngly good attend
nt.ee ut it. meting o.i last TnursJay night, at
which ono cand.daie was Initiated and one ap-I'1-e-atloTi
for nuntter&hip was received.
Security lanlKc, No. 44. now- meets In Hall No.
7. Fintemal bu lung, Lleventh strce-t and frank
lin avenue Toe next regular meeting will be
held Tuesday, scpteir.Ler H, ut which the lodge
exiects lo have Initiations.
M-thaMeV Loelge had a very good attendance
at Us meeting last Thursday evening. The com
mittee huvii.g th ball In chatge. to be given on
October -o. at Compton Hall. Compton and Park
eve ues. reported lha tickets ready, and all ar-rar.gem-nt-
The Juns.lLtti.ns of the A. O. V. W. In MIs
soutl ar.d Netraska have entered Into a contest
tor new membership with the Jurisdiction of
Kansas, which runs f:om sptmber 1 to Jnnu-iry
1 It s uigeii by ths grand ofricers that all
Lrrthcrs go to work ana do their utmost to make
MI'ouil win this ccntts-t and make It the burner
Jurltdietlon cf the wboie order.
Electric Lorge had en enthusiastic meeting en
AugUrt .3. at wrleh three candidates wen- In
ttlated by Doctor C. A. Boiianan. master work
man of P5o-nlx LoJge. One appllcalif-n for
itemie-Tnip v.-is received at tne mtetlng of this
hdgo en last WeJreday night, and the attend
ance cf members was very good.
The ..rand master workman and grand recorder
reee-utly laid a vtut to the lodge at Washington.
Ma. where they Initiated a large class of can
d dales. The lodge has a number of other ap
pli at.ons in slsht. and es:ects soon to have ai
ether ta.ge clas fcr Initiation. After the meet
ing closed all present were escorted to the Com
mercial Hotel, where a lianquet was served.
Addresses were made by the grand ma-ter work
man, grund recoider and several members of the
lodne A delegation was present trom Union
Glove Lodge ef Union. Mo.
Benton I-olge on last Thursday evening re
solved to luy Brother J. J. Hcnninger, who re
sides at Clsyton. Mo., a long-promised visit, anj
the date was set fer September . The members
of tlda lo-Jge were mucn amuse.1 at a contest be
tween Brothers John Stumpf, Phillip Sctield. W.
I) Gallagher and broth' r Joseph Breltenbach on
the subject of Truth and Veracity. After con
sum! e some time on the matter the Judges de
cided to take the cai-e under advisement.
Schiller Iaxlge had a well attended meeting on
last Wednesday evening, at which Henry W.
Meyer, grand recordt-r, and Brother C. W. Parker
of Farmer's Lodge were present and delivered
Anvil txlge. No. 73, met on last Tuesday
night, received two applications for membership,
and is makir g treat preparations for tbe rali
campaign. Past Master Workman A. 11. Veo
of Security Lodge was present oral delivered an
The A. O. U. W lodge In St. Lnuls County
registering the most members at the County Fair
wnicr. will tie. held September W, 2t. S2, and Z3
nt studt's Park. Upper Creve Coeur Lake, will be
awarded Siu In gold by the County Fair Asso
ciation. The grand master workman has Just returned
fic-m a vllt to the lodges at Clinton, Appleton
City and Nevada. A very excellent meeting was
held with the lodge at Clinton, at which the
effort to win a premium from the Sup.-emo Lodge
and the contest with Kansas was truly discussed.
The membiTS took great interest in the matter
and determined to Immediately take steps to de
velop the lodge. At Appleton City the lodge at
that fl-tce and Montroee were consolidated, the
wbolo situation and prospects of the order dis
cussed, nnd steps taken to push the extension
work with renowed vigor. The loeige at Nevada,
having changed Us meeting night without giving
notice to the gmn.1 officer, co-ild not asemble
Us members during ihe vis t of the grand master
workman, en account of the nail leig occuplel.
but piom'nent members were vlrited and coun
seled with, and measures dlscusel for the uj
bulldirg of the loeige.
The lodie at Berger will have a picnic on Pep
temtwr 13. which wl.I lie attended and addressed
by the grand master workman and Deputy Grand
Master Workman Fred Elbe.
The lodge nt Bothvil e will give a picnic Sep
tember IS. to whl-h nil the surrounding lodges
will Lo invited. Tho grand master workman and
the grand ehlcf of honor will attend and aJJresa
ncsrree of Honor.
Farmers' Ledge. No. M. entertained a large del
egation from Phoenix Lodge on last Monday even
ing, and received three applications for mem
bership. Among those who offered encouraging
remarks were Rrothers lilum and Mulkey and
Sisters Blum. Ktncald. Hannaway. Conrad. Van
Beejof l'hoenlx Inlge, and Brothers Doyon and
Pollard and SUter Slay of Farmers' Lodge. Sis
ter Vanote of Phoenix Lndge entertnlned with
musical selections. Grand Iaedy of Honor Sister
Alice Mulkey was duly received and responded
tn her usual manner. Ice cream was served.
Phoenix Lodge will meet on next Tuesday even
ing. Several candidates are to be Initiated at
that tlmv and It Is hoped and expected that a
large number of members will atend the meet
ing. West End Lodge opened Its meeting Saturday
evering. September f. with a large attendance,
which showed that the old-time Interest In the
lcdgo Is being revived In the absence of Recorder
P H. Gillespie. Deputv Grand Chief of Honor
Emma M. Messinger uctcd In his stead. On Sat
urday evening. September 13. the lodge will cele
brate Its first anniversary, nnd all members are
cordially Invited to attend this meeting.
Order of Columbian KnlKhts,
The lat week coming after a "fifth -reek"
rroved an off week in o. C K. circles. The nt
lenlsnce at tN lodges that met. however was
not weak. Illot laslge. No. 120. met at Monroe.
Hall Monilny night sul. there Iwlnir much busi
ness do discuss. It was ft late hour that saw
the members adjourn. The orator also had a
programme, in which Rrothers IVcicr Sieving.
Koenlgsteln. Cullen. Carter and Deputy Rosen
thal took prominent usrts.
Bond Lodre. No. M. met at versen's Hall Tues
day night, and there was a large attendance. One
application was read, and several pledged for
tre next meeting.
Meetings for the coming week are: Monday.
St, Lnuls; Tuesday. Bond: Wednesday, North
End; Thursday, Express and Cheltenham.
Legion of Honor.
Alpha Council's lawn party has been arranged
for next Thursday evening. Invltatlors are put.
and a "swell" time Is assured. Alpha will holt Its
regular meciing on Tuesday evening, at which
time It Is expected that several candidates will
be Initiated. . , .
The first number of the "Legion" is now In
press, and will be mailed to the membership.
Hyde Park Council will Inaugurate the fall
campaign by initUtlng four candidates nt their
meeting on next ?rlday evening. Septemoer 14.
lteparatlons have been made to Introduce sev
eral new- degrees, nfter which there will be an
entertainment, talent being promised by mem
bers of the council. Brother Keevll will give an
Imltatlrn of Pap'nbi, accompanied by the Su
preme Span H. C. Henley and the bass drum.
Excelsior Council met In regular session on
Tuesday evening. One application was received
and two candl.Utrs Initiated.
Tower Council held a very well attended meet
ing on last Saturday evening. One candidate,
W. II. Reynolds, was initiated. ...
Councils meeting this week are Monday, St.
Levis. Compton 11111 and Lafnyette: Tuesday,
Alpha. Irving and Franklin; Wednesday, Irs:
Thursday. Unity: Friday, Carondelet, Hyde
Park, Stella, Ivanhce and Buena Vista; Satur
V. V. F. II. 5.
The Veteran Volunteer Firemen will not as
semble until the. third Sunday In October. A ball
will be given about Thanksgiving. Some of the
old boys who ran with "de machine" years ago
can still dance. Ferd L. Garescbe is the presi
dent and captain: Tom Lynch, secretary and
treasurer. Captain Joe Boyce was ths founder
of the historical society cf the vtterans.
Catholic Knight of America.
The official proeramme for the State Conren
Uoa, which takes place on September 11 and 12.
Announce new Full
Styles in Fine Shoes
in all departments.
Our special lines for
Ladies and Men at
$3.50 to $5.00 bet
ter value than ever.
Lots of Bargains
(broken sizes) left
from the Summer
stock on first floor.
Lad esS5.0D Oxfords, CJ Cfl
Louis XV. heels .
S4.C0 Indies' Tan C nfl
52.50 Misses' Tan Lace IRn
and Button lull
S2.50 Boys' Tan
We are expert foot
fitters, every sales
man in our employ
thoroughly undo r
stauding his business.
Last Week of the
Don't miss them.
Is as follows: Tuesdiy. September 11. 8:43 a. m..
tho delegates anil Ksal kr.lsht.e will assemble
at St. Vincent's Church. Ninth street and Park
S:0o Parade moves with Jacob B-ehm as grand
Marshal to SS. Peter and Paul's Church.
lOav Solemn hUh mass at SS. Peter and Paul's
Church, with sermon by the lte-vi-rtnd Cnarles L.
Van luurenhout of Ste. Gerevicve.
llu'0 op-nlrg of the convention In SS. Peter
and Pauls school Hall; welcome address by tne
Reverend Henry Geers, aipolntmtm e-I the Com
mittee on Credentials; adjournment until Z:ti
13:30 Dinner at Bohemian Gymnasium Hall.
Ninrh street and Allen avenue.
Afternoon session Keport of Committee, on
Credentials nn.l b"atrmir. of the business ses
sion until 5:30 p. m.
C:0a Banquet In honor of the delegates at Bo
hemian Gymnasium Hall,
Saw Grand ent-rtainment at same hall fcr del
egates ami local kntghts. under the auspices of
Branch. 31s. at which lime the Innner and vari
ous prizes offered by the Stae Council will be
av arded to the successful competitors.
WEDNESDAY. SEPTEMBER li.
f'00 A, M. Requiem masa for the deceased
9:00 A. M. Continuation of the business ses
sion until close, v,i;h a recess for dinner.
Tne line of march for tho parade Is as follows:
From starting point. Ninth street and Park ave
nue, south on Ninth to Marlon, west to Eleventh,
south to AlUn. east to Seventh, north to Ge)er.
west to Eighth, thence eouib on Eighth to tho
The Executive Committee of the State Con
vention, at a meting held on Friday, api-olnted a
Rtceptlon Committee, which commttte-o will meet
at Union Station on Tuesday morning at 6:43
o'clock to rectlv. and escort tho Incoming dele
gates to the Undell Hotel and place cf meetlrg
for the parade, j'nls c immlttee is composed of
Joseph Frstel. Clem W'estemaler, M. J. Connor.
John Kettenlmch, Jol-n Orlemann, Matt Kroeger.
Caspar Kargus. M. E. smith. John Appelbaum,
Ben Lulg. Fred Gerritzen, Jacob Boehm. M,
Woelfe. JosVph Ctilgnon, Emll Haccnauer. C. F.
Bauer, Leo Ferrcnopf. Prank Keers. O. Boek
ers. Michael Zeiler. George Wlllmerlr.g, Thejdore
Rickermsnn. Eugene Reno and Frank J. Werck
mann. Julius Itongner. chairman, v.ln furnish
badges to tbe i-omm.ttee
The entertainment on Tuesday ev-nlng at Ihe
Bohemian Gymnasium Hall will be compliment
ary, lnvitatlcns havu been Issued to all the city
brunches, and a large crowd Is expected to at
tend. The Arrangement Committee of Branch
!4s had Its final meeting on last Thursday night,
and everything Is In shape for the convention.
The committee is making strenuous efforts to have
the local knights participate In the Jarade and
church services on Tuesday morning.
Knlglrtsi nml Ladles of Honor.
Iritis! Lodge. No. J. held a most enjoyable
meeting on Tuesday evening at the new hall.
No. 3;i7 Easton avenue. Tr.e following officers
were Installed by Grand Secretary George Coch
ran: Past protector. Mrs. Llda Jacoby; pro
tector, Ernest Rosen: vice protector. Karl Sarlesi
secretary, Mrs. Susie l.eon: financial secretary.
Mrs, Emma W'entzell; treasurer, Caroline Rltt
marn: guide. Stephen B. Deesl.s; gusrdlan. Jay
R. Hanson: chaplain. Mrs. Elizabeth Roshor
ough; sentinel. Henry I.ahrenze. After the clos
ing ceiemonies ice cream and cako were served
by the members
The meeting of the representatives to the twenty-third
anniversary was held at the grand sec
retary's office en Wednesdoy evening, with a
very large attendanee. nearly every lode being
represented. Donations were made for irizes,
badges, fireworks tc, and the several commit
tees given authjrlty to carry' out the Instructions
of the meeting, one of the most prominent men
In the e-ountry has teen s.-cured to deliver an
address tlurlr.g the evening's entenalnnver.t. of
which full details will be made known at the
r.ext meeting or the representatives, on Taurs
day evening. September It.
The new- olrectoiy ef !odge3 Is now In the hands
of the printer aid will bo ready for distribution
In a fen days.
The sehenio for propagation of the order is
now In lorco and nil members have teen or will
be personally notified direct from the ofnee of
the chief organizer. The highest prize offered to
the member securing the greatest number of
members is $3s), and without question a great
many members will enter the contest.
The raemrcrs In this Jurisdiction have again
shown their good work In se-curlng additional
members to the order by placing Missouri second
on the list for the past month. New York had
ths greate-t number. 13S, and Missouri came sec
ond with 131.
Lily Lodge. No. C3L gave Its moonlight plenis
last evening and had one of tho uvual larga
crowds in attendance. Whatever the Lily does
In this way Is dane generously.
The oilicers of Violet Lrslge No. UST. wero In
stalled on Monday etenlng last by P, o. p.
Brother John S. Anderasn. This Is one of tbe
new lodges, and expects to change Its place of
meeting In a few days to a more central loca
tion. Fidelity Lodge. No. 1878. had four applications
for membership at Us last meeting.
Urlon Lxlge. No. list, had ono Initiation and
Seymour Lxige. No. 1331. initiated five appli
cants to membership
KIntraeht Lodge. Jfo. 318 had ore Inlllitlcn.
Phlltnplre Iyvdire. No. 70-1. bad two initiations.
Eureka Ixslgc. No. 14. had two initiations.
West elate lajdire. No. 58. had two applications
for inemlsTshlp. This lodge, wt-lcb, formerly was
the banner hslge, has undertaken the task now
or again getting the banner from Victoria. No.
The different committees are h.inl at work for
the twenty-third anniversary of the order, nnd
the membership will be treated to h number of
original surprises or that evcaslnn. Not the least
of these Is the wedding ceremonv- W-twren two
prominent mmbers of the orders The attmctlons
irenise to be so great that the comm!t has
ordered 13,000 mere tickets of admission to tho
Chouteau Lodge. No. 1631, Inltlited eight candi
date, at Us last meeting, and has seven for the
Lily Lodge. No. Kl. has fourteen applications
for membership. ,,
Amelia Ixige, No. ill, has five applications
Representatives to the meeting on anniversary
will meet at the hall of Clover I-eaf Lodge. No.
133. corner of Fourth street snd Franklin ave
nue, on Thursday evening. September 13.
Brothers! nml Sisters of Pnrltr.
The Grard Lodge and Grand Temple. United
Order of Brothers and Sisters of Purity, which
convened In annual session Tuesday, closed Us
sess.on Friday night with n banquet and In
stallation of otflcers. The officers' reports show
an Increase In membership and finance. The fol
lowing officers were elected and Install-!:. Grand
Lodee-J. W. rhlids. grand master: J. Vv. Beard.
1. G. M.: William Calhoun, eee-etary: WlllUm
Bowens, assistant secretary: Wllllnm M. Lyons,
treasurer; A. B. GrsJiam. chaplain: D. W Ed
wards. G. O.: E- I.emmores and W. S. Woods,
marshals; G. P. Allen, the Reverend P. Wilson.
R. P. Logan, trustees: s. Brodus. W. Bryant.
A. B ; S. Gregory. Jam-s Rogers. R. I Bruce.
B. of M.: William S. Johnson. E. L-wis, ssntl-nels.-
Grand Temple Creasy Brown, princess; E'lra
Russell, V. O. P.: M. Anderson, secretary; Lydla
Gamer, assistant secretary; Annie Beard, treas
urer: L. Bryant, chaplain: L. Childs, O. J.; S.
R. Lyons. A. Anderson. G. M-: W. Gregory, A.
Graham. S. Brat, trustees; U-use Bryant. N.
F. J. Lackey. E. Kennedy sentinels. The Grand
Lodge will meet in Kansas City next year.
Coral Lodge. No. 4C6. Is forging to the front,
having work at every meeting.
Carondelet Lodre. No. 114, initiated one can
didate Monday night, gave the second degree
to two members and had one proposed.
Oak Hill. Lodge No. MS. was well attended
Thursday night, and conferred the third degree
on two brothers and had one proposition under
advisement. . .
Summit Lodge, No. 277. Is having work every
THE MOST POPULAR SHOES
Ladies' Patent Leather, cloth top. coin toe Lace Boots, 5 Z
neat opera heel, light soles; 1 to 7 AA to D 4t..3U
Ladies' Patent Leather, kid top, heavy sole, extension JQ E
edge Lace Boot, mannish last; 2 to 7 A A to D.. 4(Sb9U
Ladies' Patent Leather, fine cloth top, Louis XIV heel. light sole
Lace Boot, imitation tip; 0 Cl
AAtoD 2 to 7 vDo.OU
Ladies' Patent or Enamel Boots, welt soles, full exten- t Q Ci
sion, Derby (or Pug toe); 2j to 7 AAA to D DOi9U
Ladies' Fine Enamel or Patent, Cornell last, welted fl A ff
soles, fancy tip same, Lace Boots; AAA to D 1 to 7. NPrUU
Ladies Imported Enamel or Patent, hand-welted, medium weight,
extended soles, modified mannish last, Lace
Boot; AAA to D 'Ji to 7
NEW FALL CATALOGUE SENT FRE.
The filler is a combination of High Grade
Havana and Domestic Tobaccos.
They are appreciated by critical smokers because
this mixture produces the mild Havana aroma taste
without the depressing effect of heavy all Havana
Price, $2.25 per IOO.
SCUDDER-CALE GROCER CO.,
PETER HAUPTMAN TOBACCO CO.,
Distributers, St. Louis.
Marcus Fedcr, Cleveland, O., Manufacturer.
I am now ready to receive payment of CURRENT
REVENUE TAX BILL for 1900.
All persons paying same during the month of Sep
tember will be allowed a rebate on their CITY TAXES
at the rate of 8 per cent per annum.
CHAS. F. WENNEKER,
Collector of the Revenue.
night and Is well attended.
Naomi R-beksh Lodge. No. I had a good
attendance Wednesday night, with many visitors
from Martha Washington. Alpha and other
Alpha Rebekah Lodge. No. 75. Initiated two
candidates last night In tbe presence ot many
Martha Washington Rebekah Lodge. No. 45.
initiated one candidate at the meeting Monday
night with a fair attendance.
Catholic Knlshtm and Ladles.
The St. Lfuls Advisory Board of the C K. of
a. win nom us regular montnir meeting inrs
fifterroon. when preliminaries will bo arranged .
for a progressive euchre and hop. J
St. Kevin's Branch. No. S. will hold its regular
meeting to-morrow mgnt. several candidates win
St. John's Branch. No. If, will hold its regular
meeting Tuesday night.
American Leiflon of Honor.
Future Council at Its last session completed
arrangements for n reception In honor of Its
eighteenth anniversary on September S.
Iafayetle Council entertained Its members wrlth
a musical at tbe last session.
Garfield Council's entertainment and hop In
honor ot Its nineteenth anniversary brought out
a largo membership. An elegant repast was
served. Dancing lasted till a late hour.
Ivy Council had a large attendance at its
last session. A large Increase In membership
Is expected this term.
$6.0O Cincinnati and Return.
September 13, via Big Four train, will
leave Union Station 8.-05 p. m. Through
eleepers and coaches. Tickets Rroadway
and Chestnut street and Union Statlon.
Checked Grip Containing Valuable
Securities Just An' Old Place.
New York, Sept. 8. If L. B. Partridge of
Montreal is nlways affected by loss of
memory when he meets a. friend when trav
eling, ho would better adopt some plan of
keeping tab on his movements, or else
leave his valuables at home. Mr. Partridge)
came to New York a few nights ago, and
had a grip containing securities valued ut
JT-MWO. lie met a friend, and the two de
cided to visit a theater. First they went
to a hotel, where Partridge checked his
On returning from tho theater Partridge's
friend vanished, end Partridge was abso
lutely unable to recall the name or the ho
tel where no had checked his crip. So, fond
ling a check marked "H. 110, he proceeded
to make a tour of the hotels of the city.
Ha has been visiting hotels for two days,
but has found no trace of his grip.
MUST MARRY OR PAY TfORFEIT.
Eleven Young Men Organize a
Coudersport, Pa.. Sept. 8. As a result of
a matrimonial club, formed here two years
ago, six marriages will take place at one
time ami in the same church.
One of the strongest institutions of this
town is a unique matrimonial org-inlzation
known as the Uxor X Club of young men.
ItK eleven members are pledged to marry
within two years or pay a forfeit of fJOO.
When this object has been accomplished
the Uxor X Club will cease to exisL
It is well known that at least six out of
XJmo Forget sTZi.cki-e
Yn 4tT b SBST. motwMtmmilmg ay esse j-04 -to -" "" """V,v MUBB.
F. It. MCE M. C. CO, MAHOT-ACTCRKltS, ST. IOCIS. HO. CflSKW"
FOR LADIES' WEAR
THIS SEASON (1900)
"THEY ARE SWELL."
1 LUCAS AVE.
Refuse Substitutes Get Genuine
lor Floors and
Makes old fioow
Wean like amtA
gy-CoIor Card Free. Address
S16 Walnut St., St. Louis.
MILLS & AVERILL,
Broadway and Pine.
Bell Mala 2197. O Klnlocb B SIT.
Send a postal or telephone and we
will call at your house for garments
and return them to you promptly.
Suits chemically cleaned and pressed.
12.00: trousers. 50c Repairing and
dyeing done at moderate charges
jPlao-usEtaxols 3N"o-vc TJsste
THEY NEVER FAIL TO CURE
Headaehs, Fevers, Neuralgia, eti.
CONTAIN NO BROlf OS rrlce 10 Cents.
Druggists will order them for you.
tho eleven members have determined to
wait until the last day of the two jears to
A Delicious Fruit Sance. .
A famous cook makes a deliciouj ""
sauca with melted Jelly thickened very
slightly with a little corn TF!
smooth with tho sirup when i cool. It W
DO useu tor euuer no, ue .. -
I GHEM1CHL GLEKNING WORKS. I
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