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NEW INSTITUTE FOR
structure for Education of Youth
to lie Erected at Ninth
and Carr Streets.
WILL COST AT LEAST $25,000.
United Jewish Educational and
Charitable Association Will
Direct It Manual Train
ing Will He a Eeatuie.
The Hebrew children of that cuarter of
the city generally Known as Little
Jerusalem aro to have un educational In
stitute built for their benefit .it the corner
of Ninth and Carr streets. The object of
tho instituto Is to educate them to strive
for higher Ideals. Tho institution will be
essentially for e-ducatlonal work alone the
lines laid down In the public schools, but. in
addition, the pupils v. ill receive manual
training and lessons in cooking.
There will also ba social features con
nected with the new school, and to foster
the spirit of brotherly love the pupils will
havo for their convenience reading-rooms. :t
lecture hall, gamerooms, gjmnaslum and
The instituto will be directed bv the Uni
ted Jewish Educational and Charitable As
sociation. A permit to commence work on
the building was procured yesterday, and
ground will be broken about Januiry 1. The
building is to bo completed by July 1 and
will cost between J23.W0 and JM.Oue. Ellas
Michael, president of the associitlon. said
last night that no expense would be spared
to mako tho new school Inviting to young
and old persons alike.
The reading-rooms will bo open to the
pupils of the school at all times, and they
aro expected to till a long-felt want In tint
locality. The lecture hall will, of course,
be used only for lectures end entertain
ments. The association proposes to make a,
feature of lectures and entertainments In
connection with the school work In the win
ter. A day nursery will be established at
the school for tho beneflt of mothers who
have to work In the day and are unablo to
care for their children at the same time.
Mrs. Gallagher Overpowered by a
Gallant Young Footpad.
Chicago, Dec. 12. Mrs. Anna Gallagher
ne er knew hlghwa-men could be polite un
til lat.t evening. She had thought the stories
of gentlcmantly robbers as she read them
In tho newspapers, were fabrications. She
thinks differently now-. Mrs. Gallagher met
the most polite joung footpad she ever
heard of while pang Crio street and Oak
Park avenue last night.
"Good eening, Madame," said the foot
pad, bowing and lifting his hat. Think
ing ho was an acquaintance, Mrs. Gallagher
returned the salutation.
Tardon me," he continued, "but that
hand bag seems rather heavy. If j ou don't
mind. I'll relieve you of It."
At tho same time he seized the bag con
taining a gold watch, SIS In monej- and sev
eral trinkets. The woman tried to retain
It, hut the thief was too strong for her.
"Permit me to thank jou and advise j-cu
to continue on j-our waj- home." Is the way
he saluted his victim as he disappeared.
Mrs. Gallagher reported tho robberj- to
the police, but could not give a description
of tho robber bejond that he was well
JEWELER MATHER CONVICTED.
lie Obtained Jewelry Worth Fifty
Thousand Dollars and Pawned It.
New York. Dec. 12 Charles E. Mather,
a Jewelry commission agent, was fount
guilty of grand larceny in the lirst legreo
to-daj-. Mather was brought to this el'y
from Seattle on Xo ember 10. on a requisi
tion. The charges against him were that
he obtained jewclrj" valued at about fiOjOO
on memorandum and panned It instead of
TO ERECT NEW CATHEDRAL.
Kansas Priests Decide to Uuild
Church and School at Wichita.
Wichita. Kas.. Dec, 12. It was decided, at
a meeting of priests of Southern Kanas.
held here to-dav. to erect a SKO.UoO Catholic
Cathedral and KOMI) school here for Catho
lic children. Bishop Hennessey will build
the church at once.
DISCUSS MUNICIPAL AFFAIRS.
Fast St. Louis Sends Delegation of
'2'2 to Mayors' Convention.
Charleston, S. C. Dec. 12. Tho fourth an
nual convention of the league of American
Municipalities met here to-daj- in the Audi
torium. The Majors v.ero welcomed in ad
dresses by Governor M. It. McSucenej- of
this State and Major Smj'tho of Charles
ton, and tho response was made b- thj
president of the league. Major Henrj- V.
Johnson of Denver.
Tho morning session was opened bj- the
annual address of President Johnson. Tile
first topic for discussion was "What Pol
icy Is Best to Uso In Enforcing the Itw
Pertaining to Saloons?" on which subject
Mayor Campbell of Columbus, Ga., read an
Duffy's Pure Malt Whiskey
America" Great-tit Mlcl.
CURES Consumption Ganeral De
bility, La Grippe, Colds, Sronchltls,
Malaria, Dyspepsia, Depression, and
weakness from whatever causes.
It is toe onir Whiskey taxed by the (.overnment as a
tneaicuis. This Is a guarantee. Ha sui you ff t the
E anise. All dranrists and trorrrs or direct. Send
rrratnr4ical booklet and tnumontals.
"J aw n susKcy ;,, Boebcster, X. V.
Interesting paper M X. Ilakcr. editor of
th Nov York l'nglnce-rlng News, read .1
i,iht iu "Seujge-ll?His.tl Problem.' and
Consulting Engineer l'e rkins of llartfoid
Conn g.uo an address on 'A rractle.il il
lustration of Municipal Oiinershlp In i
Xiw England Communlt of lo.eeo Inhab
This evening the Majors; and civic otboers
and engineers attended a reception at the
Citj- Hull given by the Covernor of the
State mid the Major of the citj.
Largo numbers of municipal imgistratcs
have arrived. Among them nre the Major
of Columbus. O.. l'eorla. 111.. Major Jones
of Toledo. O.. with :i party of lgliten;
Mayor Woodward of Atlanta, with a partv
of iv: Jlajor Stephens of Iiist St. liuis.
with twenty-two visitors, ami (Jeorg.. Mait-b-
of Jamestown. X. Y. with .1 dI gallon
of IHe citizens, who will Invite the leasuo
to meet net jear In their citv. and Alder
man Herrj of letro!t. with siv citv oill
claN. wlio will work hard to elect Major
Majburj- of that city president of th'
Wellington, I'tx ii Forvcan tVr Thup-day:
Mti:.'un 1 air 1 IiuimLo, xiiii r.ilu in xuth-cu-t
i-ortion. Fnda lair, bautlitrly wlrds. be
Ulizul 1 ir ThurJaj. except rain in -
tumu iuthiu iKrtiv.n lrMa fair, lrUk s-ouiti
U wt v lnis iitar th lake.
Kanb- fair iliursJa and Fridaj ; arUMe
.rkant-at- JLtin lu eastern, fair la wtMrn ior
tluii rnuriaj. l'ri laj fair, with olkr in
lasttrn jujitiun, tiuttitaittrl wlnU-, bwvmini;
iikUhoniA anj Indian Territurj lw)trall fair
Tl.urUaj and i'riJ. ariablo winJ
I i fill Ht'port.
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CHAFFEE MAY BE
SENT TO MANILA.
Present Officers in the Field Are
Xot Yet Giving Satisfaction
to the l'rehident.
Washington, Dec. 12. If the wishes
high-ranking othe rs in the Plilllmiim-s
obtrtcd. many important chances will oc
cur at tho end of the present drj- seaon.
Several of tho general olllcers" ufe urging
that thej- be ordered home, and it Is expect
ed that when the oluiiteers aro returned
thev will accompany them.
Major General MacArthur. Governor Gen
eral, was not glilng ntlrf satisfaction n
month ago. ami the War Department sent
him a dispatch criticising his conduct of
mllltarj- operations. As u reMiIt of this In
struction and the mobilization of American
troops, engagements have not been a fre
quint as during the mimmer, when small de
tachments were scattered about the Island
and the casualty lists have consequents
It is the belief of well-Informed officer"!
that General MacArthur and General A.
Ii. Kates will return to the I'nlted States
within a few month.", and Major General
Chaffee, now In cnmmar.tl at IVkln. will
be ordered to Manilt as General MaeAr
The withdrawal of general olllcers from
lhe Philippines will cause vacancies which
must be filled, and has caused the Presi
dent to make a decision that chiefs of st.iff
bureaus, with military academy educa
tion and experience In the field, must be
made available for duty In command nf
troops in th field. Pa j master General
Itates under this decision is the onlv head
of a strff department eligible for assign-
meni 10 Held iutv.
Olllcers who are expected to return homo
with the volunteers are Itricadier Generals
Grant o.nd Punton. Hrig.idier Generals
KoJibc and Ilell mav also return. Ii Is un
derstood that numerous staff changes in
the Phillpplres mn.v ott ur
GOULD YACHT"FINALLY SOLD.
Venezuela and Not Colombia Is the
Xew York. Dec. 12. George Gould's steam
j-acht. Atlanta, after long negotiations, has
t last become the propertj- of a South
American Kepublic. Venezuela, however, is
the purchaser of tho j-acht. Instead of Co
lumbia. Possession was formallj- trans
ferred to the Venezuelan Consul General in
this city to-daj-. when Napoleon Role Peraz,
Special Commissioner for his Government,
paid JlIo.d'TO to Mr. Gould's ngents. .
Accident to Stcnmer Cincinnati.
Madison. Ind.. Dec. 12. The mail line
steamer Cincinnati suffered an accident to
her machinery last night, above Madison.
The boat was totally disabled. Loss $S W0.
SANTA FE DIRECTORS
HOLD MEETING TO-DAY
Will Consider tho Kxisiintr Strike
nf Ojiorntors if Tlioir
SITUATION IS LITTLE CHANGED.
llailroad Officials Say
Is riactically Over.
Aie Sure to Win
Topeka. Ka?., Dec. 12. J. A. Newman,
chairman of the Santa IV Grievance Com
mittee, arrived lure to-dav- to c nf r with
the striking operators .Mr Newman ! v ry
sanguine about the ultimate rtsult of the
"I have Just iccelved a report from tb.j
Chicago division." said Mr Newman,
".stating that we have had numerous acces
sions to njir rin.ks, and that the bovs there
are jubilant ovtr the good condition of
"Repeated messages from train nun on
the Chicago division assure mo that most
of the operators are out. Conductors sav
thej have great uiilicultj in running their
trains, some of which are late"
In the Topeku depot otllce three men and
one woman are at work. In the general of
fice here, three new men aro working
Striker' lleiiilqliurtcrs ut TnpeLn.
Mr. Niwman has lcn on tho road for
two daj. and has not ! en at anv one
pHce long enough to receive complete dis
patches from all parts of the sj-u. m All
he has rv celled, huv.tver, indicate, lie sun,
that the strike conditions aro decidedly fa
vorable for the operator.
Permanent headquarters for the strikers
have be.n established in a Top. ka lintel,
where messages can be constant!) rec-ivid
from all pjrt.- of the sjstem.
The headquarters will he maintained as
long as tin re Is any need for them.
The operators hero claim thev have some
thing big up their sUeve, which will de
President Dolphin to TflLr ClinrKe.
Pre.sidtnt M M. Dolphin tf the Order of
Itallroad Telegraphers will arrive here tomorrow-
at 4:a. and will take p. rsonal
charge of the strike operations in this dis
trict. Mr. Dolphin left Galveston nMenliy for
Tonka. lie hail i.ot proct eded far befjre
tho conductor leok up 111 annual pass and
rtqulr. d him to pav full fare.
It Is understood that all the rii'jjs cf tho
operators' olllcers hive twin revoked
As toon as Mr. Dolphin arrives hero ll.o
strike will tHko on new life Arrangements
havo been nude by the local halnnan to
bgln an active campaign lor support from
the other railroad organizations as soon as
he arrlvs to take personal charge.
Santn Fe Director Meet li-Dn.
Tho Itoard of Directors of the Santa l"e
will meet In this citj- to-morrow- 'or tho
regular annual tsslon. Most of the niem-1-ers
are already In the citv A'nong the
Important items of business will bo ll.o
strike situation. -
The striking Ulegraphirs saj- thej- will
not make anj- attempt to secure an ai.di
nce with the bard. They s.ij- they have
Ien ordend to stav awaj- from tlte olllccs
of the company, and that they will observe
the order to the best of their nbllitv.
"ALL. siiruji: IN CVI.irt)lt.M."
Is Angeles. Cal.. Dec. 12. At General
JIanager Neiln's ofllce. It Is asserted to-daj-.
in regard tc the Santa I"e strike, that
fierj-ming "is as quiet and sirene as if
there had been no strike."
Chief Clerk Henderson claims that ap
plications for positions continue to reach
the gfneral manager's, ollhe bv tin- t-core.
and. lis all vacancies have IWn Idled nil
the divisions under Mr Nevin's Jurisdic
tion, the applications hive Ik en referred to
Vice President Itiir at Chliago.
siti'tio in tiii: tjfi.p mm:.
Dallas. Tex.. Dec. 12. If there is any
change in the Santa Fe strike .situation It
Is not apparent to the public The rallrn.nl'
iii.iiiais ciaim 10 nave thtlr stt.tUna
matiuidwiih new mtn and that tiny are
conducting their affairs unihr normni ici.dl
tions. The ( II. T. strike managers say a
large number of new nun have liecn
placed at etation.s as agents, but tli.it tin re
i? har',,I a" operator among thim, and
that tho nev agtnts are doing no bus.
n f ss.
Iteports of iinfrlendlv receptions to new
'": a. the "'' of the people among
whom tliej- ar sent, continue to r.ach Dai
Ins from the small tov.ns. At Midlothian,
on Monday last, the new ag. nt and opera
tor were per.stiidcd by a citizenH' commit
tee to walk out of town
Mob Coined IllNorder nt Mlillnllilnii.
The company, on Tuesday morning, put
three new- men at the station I.nst night
a mob smashed the station windows and
creat.d miieh extltimeiit The three new
.l.V,il,V1ii T1,.P S1V';I"r ,,r 1:i"- s-ounty to
ll' i m ".';'' "''. DPiity Sheriffs to guanl
the Mlillothlan Sfitlon and prot.-ct a new
IS."' M-sTn1"" '" C""rKC f ,he '
The men In the Indian Territory are re
ported to be h-iving s.rious experiences
t" M i'r m'rsJ N,t" B'-t snmuhlng to
cnndltlons are s . severe thaT they il, li't
t pleasure In the situation. Ktir e:inip"
,,."e,Vi"v" imdn !,t anrietta cannot get a
boarding-house or other sicciimnin.l.itin,...
lie has In go (o Ardmore. a distance of
twenty-live ml es. fP bis e,,,!., ,"s,'""-o or
v. n. -i-. linnnsrerH
Men at O. It. T
local headquarters to-
, ... .uiiin, lie
i. ""'llo-nlEht wer- In heerfu! spirits.
They tldm evirtlilng N coining their way
and that they are willing to wait and win!
....;. uraj .in respnnsiiuiuv of the onler
for anv rough wort; .lonn i..r.i ., ....
uite a number nf uniiiinion men who Irul
been brought here by the Sinta P.. trains
ds in'luct1 '" Ie"'' ",WI cr other
Among the sintements glien out tnxlty
was thai one of the Sinta IV train crews
on the Clehurre. Dallas and Paris line ha 1
mutinied against the complin-, and that
othtr men took the tnln out from Cle
burne to Paris this morning
sws tiii: .stiiikk is oi:k.
Galveston. Tex.. Dec. 12-Gentr.il Mali
nger Polk of the Gulf. Colorado and Santa
I e Railroad to-night announce.! that th
telegraphers' strike Is closed sG far ,i th
company is conc.Tned.
"I have Just Issued an order requiring
written applications for new positions"
said he. "We have about flllod nil our
places and the road is going rieht ahead
He said Hint conditions generally wore
mueh imnroved to-day on all the llius of
the si stem, and that he had rectlve-l ap
plications from members of the Order of
Knilnr;' Telegraphers to be reinstated H
added that he did not consider these appli
cations, nor would he r instate the men.
as they had lolatcd their contracts and
the company had dismissed them from the
O. It. T. Ilelntlnus llrnken tlfT.
Topeka. Kas.. Dec. IT The Santa Te I
nas iirokcn orr its relations with i
the Order of Halliiay Telesraphers. All the
courtes'e.s prevalent lietw-oep the road and
tne npcaiors nave ueen revokeil.
"c 'VII! have nothing further to do with
an organization that his proied Itself In-
compcti nt; that broke Its contract to give
us thirty diij.s" notice and gave us but
Ihlrtj- seconds." said Gintr.il M.iuagtr
"That Is not saj Ing th.it recognition will
be denied tho O It. T. iwrtu.HK ntlj' or un
der compcti nt uianageiiunt 1 am not eom-
tent to s'.eak lor the future; th it is a
mattir for the railroad president to di ter-mlne."
PROF. SHELDON AT Y. M. H. A.
Lectured on "l.ooks and Good
Keadinjj" .Music l'l-oraiiune.
W. I Sheldon. Inturer of the Kthlenl Si
clitj. spoke last night at the Young Men's
lleLrew Association Home, No. 273T IK'iist
street, on "Hooks ami Good Heading." The
Itcturo was delivered in the gjiunjsiiini,
which was illlid with an audience that
t ixeil its seating capacltj-. Hcsides the nd
driss b- Mr. Sheldon, an unusual!- good
literary ami music programme was given
IS special requist Miss Plorinee .Messing
recited the court etne from "The Mer
chant of Venice" Tills oration was glvin
by Miss Missing at the High 5-ehool Lust
vni'k. anil hrst prize was awarded to lu r.
Mrs. Max Kai.tfniaun r ndered a vocal
solo. Others ou the programme were I. J,.
Sehoui. violinist: .Mr. I. T. Steinberg, lu
Vik.i1 solos, and Miss Itay IJpsteln, ulin re
cltiil In ii way that won her much praise
Whin the progiammo was linished It was
announcid by Chilrmaii Hosonthul tint
prizes of books would lie given for tho two
list lists of llio well-knouu lHioks Mr.
Shfldon acted ns Judge of the INts h.nn.le.l
lu .uxl s( let tid tun containing the name
of standard woiks of literature. The prizes
were nwatded to Hose PfeltTir and I.uuls
PHILIPPINES TO DIE.
. Harry Chambers, Who Served
With Sixth Artillery, Suc
cumbed to Luii"; Trouble.
J. Harry Chambers. 2S years old. son of
J. II. Chambers, of No. Knit Mcpherson ave
nue, died at the Majlleld Sanitarium last
tvinlng after a lingering illniss of se.ver.il
months. The Immediate cause of death was
consumption, which was contracted by Mr.
Chambers while serving in the I'nlted
States Army In the Philippine, Islands.
llo enlisted In St. Louis shortly after the
outbreak of tho Spanish-American war. and
was assigned to duty with the SUth Ar
tillery. His battery was one of the first
to cross the I'aellic. and was in hot fight
ing. In which Chambers distinguished him
self for bravery. He fill victim to the cli
mate, however, and was obliged to return
to this country about a jear ngo because
of 111 health.
On his arrival In San Pranelsco It was
found that his lungs were affected, and his
pli sici.ni advised a sojourn in New Mexico
tor him. Ho followed this advice, and spent
four months in that Territory, but his con
dition grew- steadily worse, instead r.f im
proving. Pour weeks ago J. II. Chimoers
wnt West to visit his son. and soon after
returned home with him. The young man
bad about given up all hope of ri-covery i
aim waiuicl to spend his last hours with Ids
The funeral will take pl-ice from the fam
ily resid. nee at 3 o'clock this afKrnoon.
Th Heierend Doctor Court of the Oabanno
Methodist Church will read the s.rvlces.
The bod) will Io shipped to .Mllua.ikoo ter
builal In Forest Itest Cemetery.
DIED AT SACRAMENTO.
Sudden Knd of Son of Wealthy
Hanker of Iiichmond, Mo.
Sacramento. Cal.. Dec. Ii John II.
Hughes, the son of n ienlllt- h.nnkjr of
Hlclunond. Mo. died at the Western Hotel
nt ( o'clock this morning, after a few hours'
Illness from some narcotic poison, pos-lbly
morphine. It was at first thought tint
Hughes was the victim of knockout drops,
but It is now- lnllcvtd that ho accldently
tcok an overdose of morphine.
Hughes and n. friend. C II. Hills, also of
Hielimond. Mo . left their home ou Friday
last. Inti ndlng to spend the winter at Hari
lett Springs. HiiKlioH being a sufferer from
kidney disease. They went to S.in Fran
cisco and stopped thire two days, buim :i
couple nf hundred dollars' worth oi so ..
piles, which they had shipped to the
Yesterday they starti-d for the springs
on the 4 o'clock train from San Prnncisio
Hughes lieeamo 111. and at Sacramento was
taken to a lioti 1 nml a phj slcl.in was csll. d.
He was practically unconscious when the
physician arrived and was not .uou-od
from hi stupor till Just before Ills death.
His body was taken to the Coronet's.
One thousand five hundred dollars was
found on his person.
americaFgirl'to wed a king.
Mi.ss Atzel Reported About Jo I!e
coine KngnpMl to .Milan.
Iondon, Die. IT. The Vleniri correspon
dent of the Dilly Chronicle says a rumor
is In rlrcul ition In the Austrian capital that
rorim r King Milan Is about to beioino en-
gagtd to Miss Atzel. an Amerlcanh eiiess.
IN THE COUNTY.
Marriage licenses were Issued at Clay
ton esterday to Kwen J. Cameron mil
I.lzzln Zulanf of St. IxmU: Henry A. Herg
of Kirk wood and I.jdi.i M. S-hoeltle of
Colllnsillle. III.; Arthur S. Webb and Jo
hanna C. Marsew. both of No. 1C.A Cass
avenue; John II. Graham of St. 1ouis ni.d
Funnle Jlerlwether of Cairo. HI.
Assistant Prosecuting Attorney John H.
AVarlleld found a stray horse in his &td
Tuesday morning and put him hi his scble
and tin n advertised the Tact. As a result, 1 e
was called to the telephone In Clayton jes-
iciuav in. less inau a oozeu times in an
swer Inquiries about the animal. Mr. War
Ii Id Informed all of his Inquirers that lie"
horso later In tho day Tuesday brike e Lt
of his stable. Jumped over the fence and
Illlnnln Third Appellate (iiart.
itpri iimc srnciAtk
Springfield. HI., Dec. 12. Proceedings in
Apellate Court. Third District, to-day were
Cnited states Hxpreps tVnipany is. Ituike et
nl.. mutlon by apfillee for leave t Hie trlt.
Instanter alloneu; hrlels lllesl arcorillnKl
Heiils?ry is. Johnfou: cross motion by appel
lant fer leave to ue nameH of all d. tcnuunls
tlow as appellant here oierrulcd.
HtiUon is. Miller; motlen bl appellee to ll
rntss aipeat for want of Jurlsdtctlen taken ulth
the caw; tlfteen dais' extension of time grant
ed to ai'pellee to rtle briefs.
C. C.C.A. fct. u 11). Co. is liunsell. motion
b ar-jellants br thlrtv dais extension of tune
to til. reply briefs allotted
C At A It. K. Cc. is. Mjers; carro motion;
same order as aboie.
C A A. It. lt Co. i. Mcrrtnan; same mo
tion and onlcr as above.
Tak.n en call. No. 35.
i'ourt ailjuurned to t a. m.. December 1?. y
All causes illed to this term under section T2
of the practice act will be calle.1 for oral argu
ment Tucdaj. Decerrbcr IS. 1.
Sale at Hereford Cattle.
Pana. 111., Dee. li The first annual Mld
dlesworth sale of Hereford cattle nnnrrn!
at Shelbyvlllo to-day. Fifty head sold for
V.tsj. or an average of JIH.Tj. Of these.
eleven bulls sold for $1.10). an average of
ii!: and tnirty-mne remale-s for $4,573. an
aierage of Jilt. Twenty of this herd was
purchased by F. H. Rogers, a cattleman
from Enid. Ok., and will be shipped to Ok
Look Out for Big
ART, NOT GAMBLING
WAS HIS UNDOING.
Yonii"; rii-rk of New York House
AcciiM'd of Alis-coiidine; With
Kiuiitet'ii Thousand Dollars.
BOUGHT PICTURES AND BOOKS.
rniiitiiis Levied rjum jit His
Home Ale Valui'd at ::,IMMI
Owned .Many Kaie Hooks
raniily .Seaichin-r for Him.
New York. D. c. 12 Allerton Merrltt. a
sou of William II. .Merrltt. who Hies at
No. 4JS West Hud aieiiue, lias for scleral
Jears mploed ns a liookkeepir at a sal
ary of J10 a w.ek lu the olllie of the W. e
haukeu Wharf Company at No. LtS Cort
He is charged bv the eumranv with hav
ing abscondi d with JlVvi of its funds.
The joung man wa.s fond of rare books
Upon an atlldaiit of Mlilnel F. Hums,
tho president of the eomi anj". clnrging
that tho Joung man had disappear, d with
the intent of ilefr.iu.ilnir his creditors.
Judgo Hlancliard of the Supreme Court
to-day Issued an attachment against hia
propertj". It was at once placed in the
hunds of the Slinlff and a Ieiy nude
upon paintings valued at ?3.(W and many
Young Mirritt was In the rmploj- of th
company between August, lSl's. and list
August. In his capacity as bool.ke.per
during that period he collected from per
sons indebted to the compiny SJinVeo. He
iaid to the company JV" of these coll
ections, leaving a balauie of $1.J"0 still
due. H.i left the otllce of the company
on August 0 last, and has not been thero
Inquiries made nt the places he has been
In the habit of frtqueniing failed to re
veal an thing of his vilurealmuts.
Just prior to his d.parture. when the fact
of his misappropriations in came known to
tho company, he was callid Into the ntlice.
and in the presence of the presldint and his
fath.r. it is said, he made a full confession
of his guilt, admitting that lie h id ccl
Kcttd the money and used It for Ills own
Informi d that proceedings would be begun
against him, tho oung man coolly .'.otilijd
Mr. Hums, the president of the company,
that ho would leaie the State, and that It
would lie tisehss to look f r him, as no one
would be able to llud him.
Tho rropirty which he left ix-hlnd con
sists r.f valuable pictures, engravings and
These facts were embodied In an afildavlt
made by Mr. Hums in support of tho at
tachment. Wilham H. Merrltt. f.ither of the yjung
man. als made an alhdavit. staling that
his son lift home on August last aitliout
taking any of his is-rsunal effects, anl tint
ho li is not seen nor heard from him since.
Mr. M rrltt states tiiat neither hlnis. if nor
any of the members of his family have
lx'in able to learn an thing of the vvh're
aliouts of his son. although they have mado
diligent siarch for him.
ItHDCCHD It TI
lor the HollilnjN.
The Missouri Pacific Hallway and Iron
Mountain Houte will sell tlclcts nt greatly
ri'duciil rates, December 13. ".1. 25 anl SI.
I'.nx). and January 1. 1W1, good for return up
to and including January J.
TWO MORE ELECTION CONTESTS
jlueiich and Withiow Take Action
Contests of election wire filed In the Cir
cuit Court of St. IjjuIs by Hugo Mucnch
and Judge James K. Wlthrow Jesterdiy
agalust Judg.s Warwick Hough. Walter is.
Douglas ami O'Neil lD.ui, tluir successful
opiHuients In the election held in St Iyinis
on Noi.mb.T ll. I-ach eonle'Staiit files his
Milt against all thru of the succcssfu'l
Di mocratic .andidatcs.
The grounds of tho colitests are practical
ly the Mine ns those of the cither
defeated Hepublliaii e'.iiidldales, win. mel
their suits three weeks ago The contestants
?ver that vote's intended for thim were
counted for the contest.', s, that irregular
and Illegal vote's were counted for the con
testees; that Iesal and regular votes intend
ed for the conle'stiints were eimlttcd from
tho returns: that legal and remit ir votes
were reje'etcel and excluded from the re
turns; that legal and regular votes were ab
stracted anil destroi'd and othirs put In
their places and counted for the contestees;
that there was fiaud In the registration,
especially In the Twelfth District, bv menus
of which fniul at least 3.0 illegal mu.s
we're' secuie'd for the eontestees; that He
piiblican challengers were excludesl from the
polling places, and finally, that intlmld'i
lion. violence and other means of fraud
viere 1 radices. Judge Klein has filed no
contest nnil has said that he will not do so
Antioch, Mitt., May 3, 1900.
I write this to try to explain my use and also to thank you for the great benefit I have derived from the use
of your Wine of Cardui. I am 29 years old and have been married 12 years and have six chi'dren. I was taken
last June with something like smothering spells. My flesh felt dead. I had heart palpitation ; seemed like my lungs
were full of needles. I had a burning sensation right under my left breast i was short of breath. I could not hold
sti'l at all. I had six doctors but none of them did me any good. The last one said my womb was bent backwards.
Ilr straightened it and then it came down. I had hat Is called falling of the womb. The doctor gave me a sup.
porter and a pessary. I had no stomach to eat and was io weak that I could hardly walk across the room. I have
taken six bottles of Wine of Cardui and it has helped me. My monthly sickness stopped on me and Wine of Cardui
corrected that so that my periods are regular now and I feel better than I have In nine months. I can do all my
housework and I go to see my neighbors on foot Mrs. UZZIE MORGAN.
Wine of Cardui in curing Mrs. Morgan proved itself worthy of its reputation as the "leading
female remedy made". Mrs. Morgan was suffering agonies continually, with six doctors around her. But
Wine of Cardui proved to be the remedy she needed. There are thousands of women to-day who need
who would be cured of every pain as easily as Mrs. Morgan was. It will cure YOU the same as it
cured her. Do you know that you can purchase a bottle of Wine of Cardui at the nearest drug store
for $1.00, and. by treating yourself in the privacy of your own home, gti relief from all those painful
diseases to which women are subject? Is not that preferable to the dreaded examination, which is
Inseparable from the " doctoring" of a local practician ? At least try Wine of Cardui. We believe it
will cure you at home.
In cases requiring special directions, address, Kirinf symptoms, "The Ladies
Advisory Department ", Tho Chattanooga Medicine Co., Chattanooga, Tena.
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PICTURE TO PRISON.
Bernard Kinsler Claimed It Was
His l!rides Likeness: Louise
Are Bernard Kinsler. now serving a term
In the Missouri Penitentiary, and LoaNo
r-chai'fer of No. 'JSM Missouri avenue, hus
band and wife, or are they only sweet
hearts? This is it question that Mrs.
Schaef. r. the mot lit r of the j-ourg ladj-.
niium iiKo to nave answered. Kinsler de
clares thej- were married last October;
Miss Schafer sajs they nre onlj- rerj
dear friends. Kinsler and IiuNe Schaefer
are ce-ntr.il figure s In ii prettj- romance, a
story of true love that even the disgrace
of a sentence to the penltintlary could not
Kinsler vias convicted of robbing Louis
Hatavia. cigar dealer, at No. 1U North
Ninth street, and was sent. need to the
penitentiary lor two ears. A few das ago
ho was transferred to the penitentiary by
Deputv Sheriffs Hart man and Wassir. Ou
his pirson was found a small china button
on which was a picture of a voung girl.
The Warden demanded that Kinsler sur
render the button. Kinsler at first refused,
but finally broke down and wept. He sail
that tho picture was of his joung wife, to
whom he was marrie-d secretly H.-t Oc
tober. "1 had lntendeel to keep my secret
until I had served my se-nttnee end then
etiiru to my bride All I had to -heer me
In lhe dreary jears to e-ome in these walls
was this picture-. Though I was eonilctJd
she knows that I was not gulltv."
Miss Sehaefir denleel last night fiat she
was married In Kinsler. "I .In believe- .hat
Hernar I Is Innocent." she said, "and I am
c. rtaln that in tl-nc it will be prou'ii. I
did nil I coiilel fcr him while he was in
prison here, mid 1 propose to continue to do
so uatil I clear ids name and secure his
Mrs. Scliaefer denied any knowledgo of
he r elaughter's marriage and said that she
did not believe thlt she was married. "My
elaughter and Kinsler." she said, "did go
tog. ther a good deal, and I always rc
gardei! them as verj- close friends, out I
don't think th. y are married. I don't see
ho.i- they could hale been without my hav
ing found It out. for had m daughter gone
out of town to marrv. her absence would
have attracted my attention, ind if s q
had gotten the I'eensi. here I would have
noticed lt in the pipers."
. Seeflilni; llns of Humnnlty
1'asslng from one department to another at
the Clobe. Seventh and Franklin avenue.
7 r i .
. stP i
ARE NOT ALL ALIKE.
VTo keep a line cf poo-l to a to suit the taT
rf all jet-oile nn1 tie flz of all purse. "tt h'jxo
pooOs cheap. nn4 aIo cht-ap roods. W'tt v.lll not
Ifll jou that a new piano whloh w fell for Jli
ts a fii cn. fo- It in not. though It looks wl!;
but p will siy, and nlll guarantee, that It ts
a hunIrNl per cent better than the kinds other
house- charge J1C0 for. AVh ? Ilecause we buy
L- the carloal and discount all our bills, and ar
fatlfied with a modest proilt. We fell mor
piano than any two houses In the- city. Io
jou want proof? We court inietljratiofi. Go In
and look nt th tock nt other hous-h'p-worn.
"out of date" and "out of tune pianos.
Thi-n come and we ub with th largest rtock,
handomrt dslpn and lowest prices in th c!t
N dealer can poyMblr met the low prices w
quote on hlKh-jrrad anI up-to-dat styles of In
strument. We are leaders since 1S73. and Intend
b stay at the bead.
914 Olive Street.
Kstal Il.hej H73.
PLANS FOR Y. M. H. A. HOME.
To He Submitted at General Meet
ing of the Members.
A general meeting of the members of the
Young Men's Hebrew Association will bo
held next Sunday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock
at the association home. No. 2737 Locust
strett. whe-n plans and specifications for
I tho proposeel new home of the association
i v-ill lie submitted by the Eourd of Dlror-
tors-. It Is expected that elcclsive action
toward the inauguration ot active opera
tions, will lie taken at this meeting.
The question of a new V. M. II. A. ho-no
Ins bee-n agltnted among the members
since the beginning of the present eir.
The Ieise lhe association hidds on tl"
present quarters Is about to eipire. ami
many suggestions for a new home have
been made. At the meeting nett Surolay
nominatlons will bo made for the annujl
election of olllcers and the Board of Direc
tors. The election will tako p'aco In January.