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THE REPUBLIC: FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14. 1000.
THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC
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BUYAX IX ST. LOUIS.
Such a demand as has appeared In St.
I.ouls for tickets of admission to Uio
Coliseum on the occasion of Mr. Bryan's
address there to-morrow shows that St.
I.ouisans have a proper conception of
the Importance of the Issue on .which
Bryan will speak the trusts that have
afflicted the country during President
McKinley "s administration.
Trusts come home to the general pub
lic more closely than imperialism and
militarism. These policies are in their
inception and one vigorous act on tho
part of the people will eliminate them
forever. Militarism has not yet begun
to rob and oppress the people as the
arbitrarily fixed prices of the trusts
have robbed and oppressed them.
St. Louis's exceptional opportunity for
observing the sweeping effect of the
formation of one gigantic trust the To
bacco Trust may account for a part of
the interest shown.
THEY MAKE IT NECESSARY.
It is only logical that the McKinleyito
.Republicans of the pre&ent day should
bitterly resent a Democratic use of the
utterances of Abraham Lincoln as cam
paign, material, endeavoring in every
way possible to excuse their apostasy
to the faith so firmly hold by Lincoln.
Thcso greed-crazed apostates, how
ever, false to every American prluciplo
cherished by the homely old rallplitter
of Sangamon, cannot escape the con
demnation of their recent policies which
Is found so freely In the sayings and
.writings of their first President. They
have surrendered to the temptation of
Empire, which necessitated a repudia
tion of tho creed of the Republic.
Abe Lincoln stood for the Itepublic,
not for Empire. Tho teachings of tho
greatest man of their party are to-day
a reproach nnd a denunciation of Ite
publlcans. The Democratic party uses the
American declarations of Lincoln as It
uses those of Washington or Jefferson
or Patrick Henry or James Monroe.
Alike are they all In forbidding Empire
and in upholding the high faith upon
.which their country's Government was
founded the faith of a Republic which
stands for free government and the
rights of man.
There is excellent reason for gratilica
tion In the many recent developments
going to prove beyond question that the
organization of tho Democratic party
In Missouri Is more complete and com
pact than at any previous time in Its
In addition to the certain promise of
victory contained In such a fact there
is also an indication of exceptional in
terest In the political campaign of 1900
which is full of significance. It is ap
parent that the apathy of which Mark
Hanna complains as doing so much to
imperil the success of the Republican
national ticket is not felt in Democratic
ranks. "Wherever you find a party eager
for organization and enthusiastic in
rendering organized service you find a
party headed straight for victory.
It Is reasonable to believe that tho
unusual Interest manifested by Missouri
Democrats Is similarly felt by the Demo
crats of other States. A very fair proof
,of this has already been supplied in the
material gains made by the Democracy
In such Republican strongholds as
Maine and Vermont. There should be
forthcoming, especially in certain doubt
ful States, a revelation of Democratic
strength that shall have the effect of
changing Republican apathy into Re
publican dismay. The Democratic
spirit is peculiarly the dominant Ameri
can spirit in this crisis of the peril of
the old Republic at the hands of the
plotters for Empire.
Missouri Democrats arc to be con-
gratulated upon their zeal In the epochal
campaign now under way. They should
prosecute their Rood work up to the
very closing of the polls on November
G next. There Is a glorious victory In
store for American Democracy this
year, and Missouri Democracy must lie
found In the forefront of the splendid
fight destined to culminate In this de
served and necc-sary triumph of tho
principles of Freedom.
FOR GOOD. NOT EVIL.
In that portion of his East St. Louis
speech which touched upon the McKin
leyite claim that "manifest destiny"
now makes us a world-power, iu land
grabbing competition with other ruth
less world-powers. Mr. Stevenson stated
a glorious American truth when he as
serted that In all Its history, with the
Declaration of Independence as its cor
ner stone, tho United Stales Government
lias been a world-power.
The ominous Issue now forced by the
imperialists merely changes the naturo
of the influence to be exorcised by this
Government In world politics. Hereto
fore that Influence has been for gocd.
We have stood before all the nations as
tho one great exemplar of popular gov
ernment. We have held aloft tho toich
of Liberty, a token and a promise to all
men of that dawn of universal lllwrty
for which the oppressed of the earth
hope and pray. We have refused until
now to yield to the temptation which
accompanies great strength the tempta
tion of conquest and tue oppression of
rt.i . ...
inese temptations have been even
stronger in the past than at the present
time. In the Western Hemisphere it
was easily within our power, when the
might of Spain was shattered in South
America, to have annexed the weak
colonies of that continent and held them
subject to our rule. Instead of doing
so, we assisted them to establish their
own free governments, and have since
protected them against tho greed of
Europe. A similar opportunity of na
tional aggrandizement was ours at the
close of our victorious war with Mexico,
but we refused to avail ourselves of
the opportunity. The prosperous Re
public of Mexico stands to-day as a liv
ing proof of American forbearance based
on the American creed which forbid
government without the consent of the
governed. Every Republic in South
America bears witness to the same
The McKinley imperialists, however,
do not possess the moral fiber neces
sary to resist the temptation of Empire.
They urge tie American people to sanc
tion tho denial of liberty and self-gov
ernment to the Filipinos, who had well
nigh won their freedom from Spain
when we assumed Spain's place as their
master. They have already subjected
the Porto Ricans to that rule of taxa
tion without representation which led
our fathers to throw off the yoke of
England. They are plotting to defraud
the Cubans of that freedom which we
have promised them under oath. The:G
sins, they contend, are forced upon us
by "manifest destiny" the good Gcd
who gave us our national freedom now
demands, they argue, that we shall deny
that blessing to others.
The American people will not sub
scribe to tills doctrine. They are still
content that their Government shall be
a world-power for good, not for evil.
They believe that our "manifest desti
ny" Is contained In the greatness, glory
and honor found In faithful adherence
to the Declaration of Independence.
They propose that their flag shall still
wave as the emblem of freedom, not of
slavery. They are for the Republic
BUT THIS IS TERRIBLE.
Republican Boss Kerens's reported
blindness to any promise of success now
apparent in the developments of the Re
publican campaign in Missouri would
seem to indicate that he is in reality a
bit more clear-sighted than the overly
confident shouters who have of late been
claiming that Joe Flory will be the next
Governor of Missouri.
It is strange, however, If there wns
any truth In the accounts of the Re
publican rally at Sedalia published In
the Globe-Democrat and other partisan
organs, that Colonel Kerens's loss of
confidence should have followed so
closely on the heels of that demonstra
tion. According to tho Globe-Democrat,
the Sedalia affair in itself constituted a
virtual guarantee of Republican victory
in Missouri. Dominic Sampson's famil
iar cry of "FrodlgiousJ' rang in clarion
tones throughout the Globe-Democrat's
report of the proceedings at Sedalia.
One could not but marvel that the Re
publican, hosts refrained from marching
direct on Jefferson City in all their Se
dallan might. It seemed almost a mir
acle of forbearance.
And now comes the news that Na
tional Committeeman Kerens entertains
no hope of carrying the State for either
Flory or McKinley, and that Ills indif
ference to the State Committee's ap
peals for help arouses the bitterest re
sentment on the part of that struggling
band. Ehcu and Ichabod, and woe and
alas and alack-a-dayl And the Se.lalla
rally of Missouri Republicans, so glori
ous and so all-conquering, not two
weeks gone by! Oh, why should the
spirit of mortals be proud when slumps
like this are possible?
"While In Congress Alexander Dock
cry's position In favor of national ex
pansion, as shown by a careful scrutiny
of tho Congressional Record, was as
sound as is his present opposition to
While In Congress Dockery spok and
voted In favor of the recognition of
Cuban belligerency and independence,
sayiug, "Should the Issue of war be
tendered It will be accepted with cheer
fulness." In speeches nt various times
he lauded tho Louisiana Territory and
its purchase by Thomas Jefferson.
"The Louisiana Purchase," he said on
one occasion, "added an Empire to the
Republic out of which we have carved
thirteen States and two Territories. Its
acquisition greatly enlarged the scope
of our commercial- possibilities."
"A new Empire," he said on another
occasion, "was added to the United
States of almost boundless extent, of
unlimited fertility nncj of manifold
productiveness, consequent on Its Im
mense climatic range. Its accession to
our domain filled up the measure of our
superb commercial possibilities."
Americans do not oppose the annexa
tion to the United States of Porto Rico.
Thev laud the Louisiana Purchase and
are preparing to hold a record-breaking J
exposition to celebrate that event. Thoso
districts weie plainly of benefit to the
United States. They rounded out and
compacted the territory of the nation
nnd removed occasion for foreign na
tions to meddle in the affairs of the
This claim cannot be maintained re
garding the annexation of the Philip
pines. So far from rounding out and
compacting the territory of the United
States, it makes an undesirable dltlu
sion. So far from keeping foreign na
tions from coming into conflict with tho
United States, it forces the United
States into pnrtiripation in foreign
policies and squabbles.
Annexing the Iliilipplucs is Imperial
ism, annexing Porto Rico is expansion.
.Alexander locl;ery favored expansion
iu Congress as devottdly as he opposes
imperialism at present. lie is right iu
shall wi: p.i: Ti:ri:?
On the historic field of Brandywine
last Wednesday a number of patriotic
Americans, under the leadership of a
post of the Grand Army of the Re
public. c.'Ielirated the one hundred and
lucnty-thir.I anniversary of that battle.
in which for the first time in the'.r now !
so glorious history the Stars and Stripes
were lwirne into action.
It is a singularly appropriate moment
at which to recall Old Glory's birth Into
a world where It stands for freedom and
the right of all races to freedom and
self-government. On the Immortal bat
tleground of Brandywine this splendid
flag, until then unknown to the nations,
waved In token of the establishment of
a great and free Republic that should
thereafter, its founders hoped, oppose
tho sins of Empire and finally overcome
those sins by the virtue of an example
that should lead to universal freedom.
The patriots above whoso heads it
waved, and in whose blood it was short
ly to be consecrated, had declared the
right of nil men to be free. No just
government, they had announced, could
bo established without the consent of
the governed. Taxation without rep
resentation they condemned as a sin
against human rights. It was In de
fense of this creed that Old Glory was
carried into battle at Brandywine.
Since that glorious day the little Re
public which then opposed the world in
behalf of Freedom has grown to be the
world's greatest and best lielored Tow
er, a growth due to faithful adherence
to tho principles upon which it was
founded. Confronted now with a temp
tation arising from its own strength,
the temptation, to conquer and despoil
weaker races. Its people are called up
on to decide If the creed of the Republic
of l.ib shall still prevail or if it shall
be repudiated for that creed of Empire
against which its every article of faith
Is aimed. A strong and influential
party, surrendered to the same ignoble
passions that led to English oppression
of tho American colonies, and now In
control of the Government, is urging
this abandonment of American faith.
As the American people may decide
and they must decide iu November so
shall the Republic live or die as a free
It is to be earnestly hoped that the
Americans who assembled tho other day
on the field of Brandywine resolved
anew that the Republic shall live that
government of tho people by tho people
for the people shall not perish from tho
earth. It Is to be earnestly hoped that
the whole American people are united
in Oils resolve. For the day is upon us
when this choosing between Republic
nnd Empire must bo made. We can go
no further along the path of Empire In
to which we have been led by the party
of Empire unless we aro prepared to
finally and forever sacrifice the Republic
If the McKinley Imperialists had their
way they would place the American
Constitution, the Declaration of Inde
pendence and the Monroe Doctrine In
the index cxptirsatorlus this year.
That "overwhelming" Rcpuhllcan
rally at Sedalia seems to have had the
effect of convincing Republican Ross
Kerens that there's no hope of Republic
an victory in Missouri this year.
When Samuel Alschulcr of Illinois
speaks In St I.ouls the good Doctor
Freetorlus will hear Imperialism dis
cussed from a consistent German
Judging from the local eagerness to
hear Mr. Bryan speal; nt the Coliseum
to-morrow night the American who
"hates a King" Is still beloved of
Just the minute any American dares
to attack the "divine Institution" of roy
alty these imperial days, Tory organs
liko the Globe-Democrat begin to howl
Having now conferred in great pomp
with the A estern trusts, it will soon be
in order for Mark Ilanna to listen to
what the Western people have to say.
Joe Flory's devotion to the cause of
the worklngman becomes active only at
thoso times when tho worklngmau's
vote Is sought by Joe Flory.
In all the glamour of Empire thero Is
no promise of greatness and glory equal
to that which this Government has at
tained as a free Republic.
Imperialism and militarism will be
profitable to tho American trusts In the
exact proportion of their ghastly cost to
the American people.
It looks as If the Globe-Democrat pro
poses to have Mr. Rryau Indicted for
lese majeste owing to his declaration
that he hates a King.
"We carried Maine! Hurrah:" cry tho
Republican leaders. "Lord save us from
such another victory l" they add, sotto
Let's see didn't President McKinley
issue a letter of acceptance or some
thing of the fort the other day?
If you wake up laughing In the mornln
Vlh'.s 13 what the fesflmlstn Fay),
It's a certain slffn you're doomed to repine
In sorr&w for the balance of the day.
O Uiese dUmal people!
Thejc touls that wall and weep!
Their ono excuse for the sneet sun's ue
Is to malce life's shadows deept
If your slumber Is a happy dreamlnc
(Tills Is what the pessimists say).
It means nhen you nake that your heart will
Fcr dreams go the opposite way.
O these dolclul people!
These souls that walk In throuiis!
Their one exense for fho sweet eky's use
Is to cover It oeep with clouds!
IUTLEY D. SAUXDEnS.
Bumps Up Against a Trust and
Is Almost Tut Out of
TO SELL ITS PRESENT PLANT.
Future Wauls to IV Supplied hy
Contract In Its Time It Has
(iiven (iTUlv'.lHS Hibles
to the World.
ni.i'fjji.ic siM:n i.
Xcw Yorlc. S;pt. 13. Tlie olil IJllile linuso
nt fourth aveiuio and Ninth ttm-t homo
of tho American liililu Fooicty for ne.irly
llfty years is to be sM. After the buil'l-
; Ins i sold the Krf-at printing ostilillshmcnt
of the society probably wlil be Rtven up
anil ilihlts printed by contract.
A strange condition confronts the Itible
roclety. Cut-threat competition between
two Illble manufacturers !n llnsland has
made the lunlners unprofitable. The JUht
between the Oxford and International Itible
ccmpanlos Ins been so bitter and unre
lenting that Its effects have been felt in
Tim Jllble Society has continued, how
ever, to Isguci oiumesof the Pcriptun.3
in uniformly larcu quantities. Tl.o ksues in
1SS3-DJ wero 1.I7T.C39 volumes, while In the
year Just closed, 1.10S.&01 copies were sent
out. All these Illblcs wero either Riven
away outright or sold at actual cost of
Tho irreat HlhlA wr luicm hnnf r.a
years aso. Til International and Oxford
companleH besan cutting prices, so that In
time copies of the Scriptures were Fold at
a lower price than they could poA'Ibly bo
manufactured. This cut-throat competition
had Its Incvltablo result In the formation
of a Iliblo trust.
Comment on tlir Trrnt.
Tho American Hible Society's position with
reference to tho trust Is thus tactfully stat
ed In Its last annual report:
"Tho sale of 151bles Is now otter, marlccd
by tho phenomena attending severe compe
tition In trade. Th society has. ot course.
Blood aloof altogether from nil comb'na
Uons to regulate prices. Its sole object bt
lnff not Bain, but benevolence, although its
Issues are necessarily brought into contact
with those of Oiher publishers."
It is this aloofness from combinations and
the turmoils of cut-throat competition
which row make it appear advixahlo not
only to sell tho society s immensely valu
able bulldlns, but to fitvo up tho largest
liiblo manufactory in the United States.
History of the Plant.
The corner stone of the old Bible-house
was laid on June CI. lSOi It cost S'X.WJ, and
is now worth probably a million. Within tho
lat olnhtv-tonr vmk tho mr nt ir. ..
lstence. the American Bible Society ha3 Is
sued ei.3i6.3f copies of the Holy Scriptures.
Tile printing establishment of the society
corslsts of eleven largo platform pre?ss.
six stop-cylinder presses and thrcu small
This apparatus Is sufflclent-to print nearly
2.C-JO.000 Blbks, Testaments and part of the
Bible In the usual proportions annually, or
about 7.0u) copies for every worklns day in
the year. The society has had tho Bible
translated and printed In ninety-five differ
ent languages and dialects.
William fc'oulke, treasurer of the society,
said to-day In regard to tho proposed sale
of tho building:
"We shall continue to run our large plant
hero until tho building Is disposed of. but
what will become of it then will be a sub
ject for consideration. The British Bible
ociety prints its Bibles by contract and we
may do the same thine"
The society owns lis sets of stereotyped
plates of the Bible, containing SO.OuO pages.
The American Bible Society Is an inter
denominational benevolent Institution.
Among its trustees' are Senator Krank M.
Corkroli. John W. I'-ostor. Supreme Court
Justice Brewer, Merrill K. Gates, Daniel C.
Oilman. ex-I'resldent Benjamin Harrison,
Alexander 11 Orr. John E. Parsons and
Theophilus A. Brower.
HANDLING OF BONDED FREIGHT.
Business Men's League Discussed
Means to Secure Better Service.
The Business Men's League met at tho
Mercantile Club yesterday afternoon. In
tho abaenco of the president. C. P. Wal
bridge, Plrst Vice President Jonathan ltica
In pursuance of a resolution passed at
tho last meeting C. H. Wyman presented
In detail a complaint as to the frequent
stealing of Imported goods in bond. He
stated that the business at the St. Louis
port was conducted under formula adopted
by former local custom ofllcers. whtreas
under the law only the Secretary- of tho
Treasury Is empowered to make rules and
regulations on the subject.
He recommended that the St. Louis Local
Freight Agents' Association bo requested to
Investigate in a thorough manner the rights
nnd duties of delivering carriers of bonded
freight, not only to tho Government, but to
their clients, and that local merchants In
put upon ntry of their merchandise nt tho
SL Louis Custom-house; that a permit to de
liver bo Issued to them by the Collector,
and that this permit be transmitted by them
through the agent of tho carrier to the
dock or warehouse whero the goods are. or
should be. In tho custody of the Collector's
Members of th committee present who
had asked Mr. Wyman to bring the mat
ter forward spoke in corroboration, and a
motion prevailed requesting the chair to ap
point a committee of three to take the mat
ter up with Mr. Wyman and tho Surveyor
of the Port, with a view to securing a rem
edy for the difficult! :s complained of.
George D. Markham and L. T. Tune were
nppointed a special committee to meet rep
resentatives from Washington In tho matter
of the pneumatic tube mall service.
Tho secretary reported efforts to secure
the headquarters for St. iouls of the
Brotherhood of Locomotive Firemen, and
also several conventions for 1W1 and 1902.
The mattir of calling upon various commer
cial Institution? to co-operato in a special
effort to secure the convention of tho Na
tional Good Roads and Public Improvements
Association, to be held about three woeks
after the general election, was referred to
Chairman Nathan Frank of the Conven
LEAVES ARMOUR INSTITUTE.
Dr. Gnnsaulus Has Resigned the
Presidency of the College.
Chicago, III., Sept. 13. After seven years,
almost to a day, spent In guiding the
fortunes of the Armour Institute. Doctor
Frank Gunsaulus announced yesterday
afternoon tho acceptance by the trustees of
the Institute ot his resignation tendered by
letter on August 21 and to tako effect Feb
ruary i, iwi. iiencciorwaru nis name win
be linked with tho Central Church and his
efforts will bo bent toward building up that
Doctor Gunsnulus has seen tho great tech
nical school, the best equipped of Its kind In
the West, grow from a manual training
school with ISO pupils to a well-endowed col
lege of applied sciences, and he has watched
every step of Its progress, hence ho leaves It
with a deep sense of the Importance of hl3
Tho trustees wero reluctant to accent tho
resignation, considering how much Doctor
Gunsaulus had done for the school, yet It
Is with tho full approval of Mr. Armour and
his a"soclates that he transfers his labors to
a field whero ho can. In some sense, have
even wider scope.
Xew York Federation of Working
men Enter Their Protest.
TJtica. N. Y., Sept. 13. At the session of
the State Federation of Worklngmen to
day among the resolutions adopted was one
which protests against "largo standing ar
mies as being a menaco to the liberties of
organized wage-earners and a heavy .bur
den upon them."
The resolution declares It to bo the'firm
belief of the federation that "no contingen
cy could possibly arise that would warrant
a larger army. If the safe, wise and hu
mane course heretofore followed by our
Government were continued.
MISS GERTRUDE CLINE, GALLATIN, 310.,
Who has boon chosen queen of the flower carnival at the street fair to
be held in Mr. Dockery's home town, Gallatin, Mo., September IS to
L'2. She is the daughter of W. G. Cline, one of Gallatin's prominent
and wealthy citizens, and is a most beautiful young lady. The fol
lowing maids of honor for the queen have Ikkhi selected: Miss
Franlcie Gilliland, Jamesport; Miss Forest McCiaskey, Miss Nettie
Harris, Miss Era Poage, Gallatin; Miss Frankie Cleveland, Fattons
burg, and Miss Imogene Briggs, Jameson.
NOTES ABOUT ST. LOUISANS
AT HOME AND ABROAD.
Mr. nr.d Mrs. Russell Chlpley have re
turned from their wedding trip. Jlrs. Chip
Icy was JIIss Lily Young.
Mr. and Mrs. Duthiel Cabannp. Doctor W.
J. Burleigh and John Cabanno have gone to
Dakota for a hunting trip of three week
Mrs. L D. Klngsland and Miss Klngsland
are expected home from the East the middle
of next week.
Miss Alby Watson
has returned from
Mrs. Med Johnson, who has been scrlously
111 for pevcral weeks, is convalescent and
able to bo out of doors.
Mrs. 8. M. P. Peterson has returned from
a European trip and is now at No. SOU
Miss Irene Johnson of Aubert avenue has
returned from the Northern outing places.
Part of her Bummer was Epent In Minne
apolis. Mr. and Mrs. Howard Benolst. who are
among the St. Loulsans at Jamestown, have
with them as guests lust now Miss Scanlan,
Philip Scanlan and Allen West.
David R, Francis has gone to Jamestown
for a short stay with Mrs. Francis and hla
Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Lackland. Miss Mary
Lackland and Miss Caroline Lackland, who
havo summered at Jamestown, departed
this week for Nova Scotia, where they will
Fpend a fortnight beforo returning to St.
Clinton Whlttemore has Joined Mrs.Whlt
temoro and her father, Henry Haarstict. at
Miss Agnes Blaekwcll, who has been visit
ing her uncle, Mr. Mitchell of Columbia.
Mo., at his cottago at Wequetonslng. has re
turned to St. Louis.
Miss ndlth O'Nell and her brother, David
O'Ncil. are at Harbor Point for a stay dur
ing the early autumn.
Henry S. Potter, William F. Nledringhau-i.
Miss Lucille Nledrlnghaus, Mis Irene Nisd-
ringhaus, Edwin II. Lee, Wayne Lee, Mrs.
D. B. Lee. Miss Myrtle Howe and Colonel
end Mrs. Amos Stickncy left Jamestown
this week for St. Louis.
Mr?. C. Heinzclman and her daughters,
the M!s-es Mi'llcent and Helen Hclnzelman,
have rtmoed to their new residence. In
Tyler place, and will receive on Fridays
after September 11.
The Northern resorts, especially those on
tho extremo northern shore of Lake Mlchl
ran. nro flooded with liay fever patients
Just now, who will remain until tho first
frost. Among tho St. l.oul3 persons who
have arrived at Traverso City within the
la"t week aro Charles II. Shcwcll, J. A.
Sibley, C. II. Bryant. Miss M. M. S-immcrs,
George V. Bogers, M. H. Brlssett, Harry M.
Ohr, C. F. Beardsley. F. W. Sharon and J.
Doctor and Mrs. Frank R. Fry end their
ron. Edwin Fry. are recent arrivals at Bay
View. Mich. They will stay two weeks.
Mr. nnd Mrs. John Howard Slcgrist nnd
their two young sons have returned from
the Lake Michigan resorts and the Chicago
Miss Olive Meyer, who has been popular
at Wequetonslng this summer, returned to
St. Louts the llrst of tho -Reek.
Mr. nnd Mrs. Casper Stolle and their
daughters, tfce Misses Stolle, are at Harbor
Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Anderson have re
turned from their liistern trip and are
again quartered at Hotel Beers.
Doctor Jules F. Valle has Joined his family
at Harbor Point.
Miss Maud Schneider and Mr. John Ford
Tcro quietly married on Wednesday evening
by tho Reverend Doctor F. Hauf Der Hcldo
of tho Walnut Park Presbyterian Church,
the ceremony taking place at the homo of
the bride. No. 2i: Gllmore avenue. Mr.
and Mrs. Ford will live at No. 27 W Morgan
Mr. and Mrs. George Hawlcy are guests
of their daughter. Mra. Norrls Gregg, at
Harbor Point, and will remain until the
last of September.
Mr. and Mrs. T. G. Russell havo returned
to their apartments at Hotel Beers, after
a summer spent on the Eastern scacoast.
Mrs. L. M. Rumsey and family havo re
turned to St. Louis from their MInnetonka
Mr. nr.d Mrs. J. E. Thomson have gone
up to Harbor Point for a short stay.
Mrs. William Godfrey of Maple avenue
has Just returned from a Northern visit.
Mr. and Mrs. C. P. Stanley are at Macki
nac for a short visit.
Lcsllo Dana, who has been a guest at the
Wequetonslng cottage of Mr. nnd Mrs. B.
W. Clark, has returned to St. Louis.
Mrs. R. A. Halght of Alton Is a guest of
Mrs. Harry Mackinaw of East St. Louis.
Mr. and Mrs. D. M. Houser have been
entertaining Mr. and Mra. WHUana Adder-,
ton nnd Chadbourno Houser at their We
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Manny are vis
iting the Northern lake resortr.
Tho marriage of Miss Maude n. Parr,
daughter of Mr. nnd Mr3. W. S. Parr, to
Mr. C. D. Ploeser will take place on
Wednesday. October 3. at tho Parr resi
dence. No. EC-SI Cabanno avenue.
Mrs. Martha ICnowlcs of No. 2Slt Wash
ington avenue !i registered at the Holland
House, New York.
The Misses Ethel Gamble and Ethel Edgar
are guests at tho Morton cottage, Weque
tonslng. Mr. and Mrs. Harrison I. Drummond
returned yesterday from their summer
yachting trip on the Eastern beacoast.
Mr. and Mrs. Sam Kennard and the Mios
es Kennard returned yesterday from Mag
Colonel Moses C. Wetmoro entertained a
party of friends at tho Planters' Hotel last
night at dinner. A twenty-three-pound mus
callonge. caught by Colonel Wetmoro In
Lake Kewaugesaugum. neir tho Colonel's
resort In Wisconsin, was the piece do re
sistance. Tho fish was greatly enjoyed, as
were the fish stories related by several
members of tho party, who are old hands
at tho business. Thoso present were: Col
onel M. C. Wetmorc. Festus J. Wade,
Senator John F. Morton of Ray County,
Assistant Attorney General Sam B. Jeffries
of Jefferson City, William Logan. James
Hemdon. Hcmer Eassford, Isaac N. Tay
lor. J. A. Graham and S. C. do Jon?.
Conference Disposes of Howard
Payne College Affair.
Fulton. Mo.. Sept. 13. The sixty-fourth
annual session of the Missouri Methodist
Conference held Its second meeting la the
Methodist Church this morning. The at
tendance was large. The greater p3rt of the
morning was taken up In hearing reports
from tho various conference committees.
Tho Bonrd of Curators of Howard-Payno
College, appointed by tho conference nt Its
last sesblon nt Fayette, made its report thla
morning at l'i o clock.
Tho report says:
"In order that there may bo peace In our
conference with reference to our educa
tional work, tho undersigned who were
formerly members of tho Board of Curators
of Howanl-Payne College of the one part
nnd tho Board of Education of the Missouri
Conference of the other part enter Into
the following agreement:
"That the Reverend II. D. Graves be per
mitted to continue in Howard-Payne Col
lege this scholastic J car, which ends In
June. 1501, and that the conference agree3
to co-operate with him In maintaining tho
school to the end of tho term In June.
That the board which tho conference au
thorized will bo at once recognized nnd
submitted to as tho only board having au
thority or control over said property. That
the board which this conference appoints
(hall mako a settlement with President P.
D. Graves, upon his retirement from the
college next June, of anv claims hi mav
havo against tho college or may be shown
by the regular minutes of tho hoard, nnd
that these claims be in somo way secured
satisfactorily to him."
This report Is signed by Georgo J. War
ren, president: I'. D. Graves, pecrctary and
treasurer; J. R. A. Vaughan, chairman: O.
M. Gibson, secretary of the committee.
Tho report further says that the follow
ing shall bo the curators for a term of
two years, to fill tho vacancy of tho tlx
curators who were elected at the last ses
sion of conference for one ir: P. G
Glvens. A. F. Smith. Millard Payne, John
Anderson. George B. Harrison. Jr.. and C.
Doctor J. P. Prltchett Is elected a curator
for one year In place of Bishop Hcndriv
who was electod last year for a term of two
years, but declined to accept.
The board, after the expiration of tho
current scholastic year, Is Instructed to
place Howard-Payno College under the su
prrvi3lon of tho president of Central Col
lege at Fayette, and. In order to lessen tho
cost of the education of girl3 and to give
them better opportunities for the thorough
equipment, the board Is further Instructed
that arrangements be made as soon as pos
sible after the close of the scholastic year
1901 for tho Instruction of the girls of
Howard-Payne College by the faculty of
Central College and Academy, In so far as
may be practicable.
The report was adopted unanimously
Therp was preaching at Ell tho churches
to-night by members of the eonference.
Doctor W. R. Falmore. editor for the sC
Louis Christian Advocate, delivered a lec
ture on temperanco thl3 afternoon.
Tho Synodical Female College opened to-
SUPPOSED ANARCHIST CAUGHT.
Swiss Arrested at San Sebastian
Used to Be in New York.
Madrid. Sept. 13. Tho Swiss arrested at
San Sebastian yesterday, charged with plot
ting to assassinato a European monarch
Is named Walter.
He Is 30 years of ago and was born near
His departure from New York about three
weeks ago was duo to the police searches
In anarchistic centers in consequence or the
assassination of King Humbert. Walter In
tended to sail for Havre, but the close In
spection of tho French line steamers made
him change his mind.
A number of newspaper cuttings, re
ferring to the movements of political per
sonages, were found in hts trunk. Including
reference to President Loubet's arrange
ments at Ramboulllet, Tho sum of MO
francs and a poniard were found on tho
WILL TRY BOEDER
IN SECRET SESSION,
Police Ptoard to near Evidence of
Witnesses in the Hugging
NO CHANGE IN THE CHARGES.
Chief Campbell Ignores the Com
plaint That the Officer Was
Under Influence of Liquor
The Board of Police Commissioners wl!l
hold an important mectinir to-dav heirlnr.in-r
at 19 o'clock. Never beforo has the present
board had so full a docket, and the session
promises to last all day perhaps Into th-
night. Tr.-ctity-nlne members of the force
will Le called "on the carpet" ami asked to
give account of various alleged mlsdcedt
Tho case of Special Olllecr T. Rosser
Roemer. who will be tried on the chargs ot
conduct unhocomlng an officer for hi? as
sault on throo young ladles at Seventh and
Locim streets on the night of September 1.
will be called, and the action of the board
will be awaited with Interest by eery
newspaper reader In St. Lout.
A number of witnesses will appear against
Roemer, and It is possible that the charge
against him may be amended at the
eleenth hour to Include that of Intoxica
tion while on duty. Up to yesterday Chief
Campbell had refused to mako thU addi
tional charge, but witnesses will be on hand
In case tho Chiefs report is amended. Tha
Chief also persisted In his refusal to sus
rend Roemer pending investigation or th9
charges against him.
The meeting of tho board will be held be
hind closed doors. Witnesses will be ad
mitted long enough to give their testimony
in the various cases, and then excused
white the board sits In Judgment. This rule
of secret sessions Is of recent origin, and
has been the occaslm of no little unfavora
ble comment. In lino with It is the recently
adopted policy of keeping the records of
tno department under lock and key
Bccrelary Ward refused yesterday to
raake public a list or the cases to be tried
bc.ore the board to-day. giving as his rea
son for the refusal that the board could not
tell until after the cases were tried whether
inf.m 'YSC3 ,a,;amst :he various officers were
Justified, and that by publishing their names
and the chaves against them some Innocent
man might be made to appear in the light of
on offender. The secretary was reminded
that policemen are public servants, and that
their actions are subject to public criticism.
ttes0tUpubflc! b PrCVa"Cd UPn t0 maka
Xi ln PuoII interest to the Roemer
SnTiSf?,'?'050 ?amst Detective Pat Lally
trict n Toraasso ot th Fourth Dis-
.iyl3.cha.r;:e1 'lvIth having entered a
SSX.2?? Etrc1 car hlIe ln a sto of ln
i21,tIon' " creating a. panic among the
passengers by tlrt,rlth,ng hts revolver and
J?Satf n,ns. to- sh00t ,ne nrit Person -who
tried to interfere with him. Patrolman
SSE?550 s charSl with having tried tS
or his relatives! "0t l appear asaInst cao
RESTING AFTER THEIR JOURNEY.
Southern Girl Students to Visit
Places of Interest Here.
Tho girls of the Southern Femalo College,
at present sojourning in Kirkwood. put In
their first day ln the North renting. Their
two days' trl? from Mississippi had tired
them, and they wero glad of tho relaxation
The exact daily programme which they
will follow ln their stay In the neighbor
hood of St. Louis had not been decided yes
terday by Professor A. N. Eshmann, tho
president of tho collce. Visits will be mad
to Shaw's Garden. Tower Grovo Park. For
est Park. Westmoreland and Portland
place, nnd to other places or spectacular
interest. The Waterworks plant, the Flra
Department. Urge manufacturing plants
and other places of scientific and practical
Interest will also be visited.
l no vounr .in m urniM rtiTrh yriti
their trip, as far as It has gone. Thoy ex
pressed themselves as greatly pleared with
Kirkwood, and hoped to become more close
ly acquainted with It. They look eaierly
forward to the tours planned around St,
TO CORRECT HISTORIC WORK.
Veterans to Inspect Chickaraauga
and Chattanooga Park.
Washington. Sept 13. A circular of tha
Chlckamaugi and Chattanooga Park Com
mission announces that arrangements have
been completed, with the approval of tho
Secretary of War. for the Inspection by
the veterans or all the armies engaged
about Chattanooga of the historical tablets,
monumental Inscriptions and location and
lines of battle up on the seven battlefields
embraced in the park, tho object being to
secure a verification or correction by par
ticipants in the battles or the hlstorio -work
thus far completed.
Inspection will take place On the 9th. 10th,
nnd Uth of October, and a half rate has
been arranged with most cf the railroad as
sociations. CONFAB OF SIOUX CHIEFS.
Discuss Black Hills Treaty and De
cide It Is Invalid.
Fort Tales. N. D.. Sept. 13. A large gath
ering or all the chiefs of thp irrrjt Kinn-r
Nation, from Rosebud, Pino Ridge. Chey
enne and Lower Brule, is being held at
Standing Rock. They are discussing tho
Black Hills treaty. They claim that tho
treaty is invalid, as three-fourths of the
Indians did not sign.
The Indians are not desirous of reclaim
ing the hills, but are willing to negotlats
a new- treaty upon an equltablo basis. A
delegation will go to Washington to discuss
the matter with the Conunissioner.
MASSACHUSETTS FOREST FIRE.
Property of the Value of ?inO,000
Destroyed Near Plymouth'.
Plymouth, Mass., Sept. 13. The forest fires
which have been raging In tills vicinity had
up to noon to-day destroyed property of the
value of JlJo.OOO. Tho wind shifted this
afternoon, and thtre was then a prospect
that the fire would be checked.
.Mrs. Joseph A. Brown of Long Por.d
dropped dead from excitement when tha
fire threatened her home.
MEXICAN VETERANS' REUNION.
More Than Two Hundred Gathered
at National Encampment
Cincinnati, O.. Sept. 13. Thero were mora
than a) present to-day at tho national re
union of Mexican Veterans.
The age? of the members of the Mexican
division in the parade averaged over 70
years. General Ilobson replied to the wel
coming addresses. A business session was
HODGES BROS. HAVE FAILED.
Receivers Appointed for Great Bal
timore Dry Goods House.
Baltimore. Md.. Sept. 13. Tho failure of
the wholesale dry goods house or Hodges
Bros, or this city is announced. The receiv
ers appointed gave bond in JIW.OOO. Indi
cating assets of half that amount.
No statement of liabilities has been made.
Tho Arm Is ono of the oldest ln Baltimore.
Trert Pfelfcr a Sniclde.
Mascoutah. III.. Sept. 11-Frcd Pfelfer, a
carpenter of Mascoutah, committed suicide
yCrin T evenlD by shooting himself with.
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