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TJUii JKJtfl'U.BlilC: 8U1NUA1', DECEMBER 23. 1900.
GOOD REASON FOR IT.
The Sncrrii and Popularity of the
JScyt Catarrh Cure.
The remarkable success and pnpularltv of
tho now catnrrh cure. Stuart's Catarrh Tab
lets, Is lamely necauno It not only cures ca
tarrh, but becau'-f catarrh sufferers who
use these tablet" know what the) an tai
lns Into their s) stems; no secret n undo f
what they contain. They arc comix's-il of
Hjclmstln. Mood root, guaiacol and ml
pirn, an ilcnsant to tin taste ami. Ixlng
dissolved In the mouth, they take immedi
ate effect upon the miieou-i lining of thn
throat, nasal passages and the whole xesp.
The cures that S-tuart's Catarrh Tiiilets
have accomplished In old chronic cc. are
little short it remarkable-, ami the advan
tage of KuoT.tiu; Jit-t what you aro taMmr
ii't.i jour sjstem 1 of paramount Impar
tanie when it W remembered that the o
calne or morphine hahlt has bet n frequent
ly contracted as thn result of 11-ung -oert
eatairh remedies. ns so many f hen are
well Knowu to contain these Intarlnus.'.ruj-.
Stuarts Citnnh Tablets me t w 'i tho
upptoval and cordial sujport if phy-s Ian
because their antiseptic charac"ir tend.r-5
them perfectly safe for the funeral in Ho
to u-e and their composition makes tlam a
oniniin-sen-t cure for nil forms of ca
With uearl) all advertised catarrh euros
It Is a matter of guesswork as to what ou
aro taking irto the stomach, as the proprie
tors, while makirg all sorts of claims as to
T.hat their medicines will do. are vcr care
ful to keep it a close secret us to what
thev re-illv contain.
This 1 one reason whv Stuart's Catarrh
Tablets hat. been so widely recommended.
because they aro not onlv- pleasant ami
cor.v.-nient to take, hut thn patient also
knows he Is not rutting Into his stomach
jinvthing of an Injurious chiraeter
These tablets are sold by druggl-ls every
where in the I'nlted States and Canada at
M cents for complete treatment, and proh
ablv there Is no better remedy ecr devised
for'tho permanent euro of catarrh, whether
located In the head, throat, bronchial tubes
or In tho stomach.
A MERRY CHASE.
Jv'egro Fugitive Captured Only
After He Had Leaped From
Detective Elmer Williams and Officer Con
Tlyan had an excttlne chase about dusk last
evening after Edward Willy, who. It Is
claimed, stole n package of dry goods from
n. Rlce-Stlx Company wagon which was
standing in th rear of Ninth and St. Charles
streets. In his effort to escape Willis leared
from a pecond-story window.
Patrick Houlihan of No. I10S Gano avenue
wa3 the driver In clutrgc of thi wagon. He
declared that he suw Willis take a bundle
from the wagon and start south on Ninth
street, Ho followed him and declares Willis
clropped the bundle Jut as he was boardln;
an Olli-o street car. Houlihan called for as-
blstance. imd Detectiie AVilllams" responded,
Williams arrested 'v.Villif. and at the patrol
box Willis broke awav and ran west on I'lno
street to Tenth street, thence south on tho
west side of Tenth street to the alley t-
tw-een Pine and Chestnut streets. In tho nl-
... l... ainnnnnnr.l nlth Tl'tl 1 f ,n t rlnn lin J
.CJ uc uur'f --'- "" " - "-
hind him. Officer Ryan Joined In the chase
and secral shots were fired.
Willis then emerged from, tho Klevcnth
treet entrance to the alter, ran south to
Chestnut street and fa.st to Tenth street.
The shots Sired bv the officers had at
tracted tho attention of fee, era! hundred
people who Joined In the chase. On ac
count of the crowd In front and behind tho
officers dared not shoot but 1'nall cornered
thedr quarry In a rooming-house on TenUi
street. Just south of tho alley between I'lne
and Chestnut ntiscts.
The officers followed Willis to a room in
tho rear of tho house, on tlie second floor.
In an attempt to escape h jumped through
a wlndour, carrjirtf the nash and window
pan&s with him. He alignled In the back
yard and was attemptlrg to scale a hli;h
board fe-nce when captured. Hln injur u.s.
which consisted of two slight abrasions of
the scalp, were aressed at the City Dis
pensary. He was then rmoed to tho
.Four Courts, when he admitted that In
had attempted to steal a jmckage from the
CHILDREN BADE HER SHOOT.
Oklahoma Mother Exonerated for
Killing Man Who Acted Queorly.
Wichita. Kas., Dee. J. The second
Coroner's Jury In Grant County. Oklahoma,
has retun.cd a verdict of Jutltiabl killing
of CI) do Parker bv Sirs. Lulu Hendricks.
Sho lived in a "dug-out" on an Oklahoma
claim with several chillren. Civde Parker
came to her hou.s. a few rights ago with
a. white handkerchief tied to a stick and
acting Ftrangelv. He would neither speak
nor go away when she ordered him off the
"Shoot him. shoot Urn. mamma," the
frightened children cried. Taking aim with
a. revolver, she sent a. bullet through his
neck at distar.ee f seventy-live tet.
The dead man proied to be Parker, a lo
cal artlstls genius', who painted -..-lid ponies
and pralrto scenes.
New Torpedo Boat Destroyer to
Re Launched Monday.
Kast llralntree. Mass . Dc "J. "rh
Jaunchlpg of thf new torpedo boat destrojer
IcDonough. now under construction at
th! I'ore Hlver englno works, will take
place Monday at mum.
It was ej;pectel tint the launching voul.l
br made tOHla). but conditions v ere not
la.orabl. Mrs. l.uev McDonougb I:-,u-of
Philadelphia, who will christen the l-1.1t,
was present to-da), as were alo the in
NEW OFFICERS NOW IN CHARGE.
Hazel Rill linprnvi-mciit Assucia
lion in (rood Couilitioii.
The Harel Hill Improvement Association
has elected tho folio. ing oflhers: aatne
Taylor, president. J. Clove.-, vice president.
Harry Cole, pecretarj ; BJ Llnschie.1. treas
Vri C J' Hennlnger. (leorge 1'aherty and
J. Hdwards. Improvements 'ommitte.
All the officers received -ouvenirs from the
members of the association. Tho president.
Jam Ta)Ior. levlevved thn worlt of tlie
association. George Kaherty. G. Tavlor and
J. Smith were enrolled as new members.
MR. SPRAGUE SAYS
K:i-"v people will find the srrvl.-e at the
Ueheatessen Lunch liiwim very fntn.
w xjttri Corporal in,.
Jefferson Cltj. Mo.. Icc. 'i.'.-Tiie follow
ing articles of Incorporation were filed in
the office of Secretary of State Leueur to
day: Helle Vlok.y Manufacturing e'nrrpany st
Touts; capital Btnek. J"I..'. Iie-orporator. JIoei
1". Ilcrht. Jxrob H-s-ht. Mi.utl.-e Well
Iuvley lielUIn? ?v.iu;....y. KMi.bn C:ty. eap
HdI 5toek. !;.'). Ineorpentois Henri lMilat.
Jnseph IJuIa;-. VVatter 11 D11I35.
Tim evs:ngn elien.i. al .' trip.iry. Pt. liiuis;
capital et.Hl;. .nk. lnenrw)rau.rs .Ijpih j
lii. ClilTirc II Dolphin. fiars It. Judge
Hanlc of VVelt.T elrotes. Webster esr.nes. cap
ital tock. S:i.e"j.i Incorp. rat.irj .3eorge 1 Kd
Trards. A. 1. Iscant. John Xlckeron
111 North Market l"e1 e". mmn . FL L.ui
capital stock tJi.""'. IDi.irnorator-vvilllam Ilu3
ner. Annl 1. HoffnT. Itarrj- II ItirnM h'ln
The Suburban Oarlen Ammnnt t'onipant, St.
liuls; capital, S3.G"0. Incerporator. Thcuuts M
Jenkins. Thoma C Klmbtr. Juhn . J.irn
luio. Oarles H. Turner.
The George A'. KalFT GrKer Companv til
till. $3.0j. Incorporators ejecige V. Ka'iset .
M Kaiser. Francei st'ier
Tlie Bconvllle Vltrind Itiid. anl Tdtn- Cor-
Jianv. capital st(Kk, Ilj.e.i liicoiiorators o. I.
TdwarJs Ixiuls ". Nelson. c Jacvb.
Speed Stephens. . m n;-.
The I)urnham-Muncr Irj .io-Ms .,r.iT.n.
Kansas eity. capital stock. fr.."..."j lncorr-ra
tors James K. Iiurnhm, .V. II Muncer Itlce
K. Miner. Harry McWilltams and II L II. .
V.'rigiit, e;reen i. HkerM Manufacturing
Company. M. Iaii. tiled a. statement of Iu.rcae
of eapital stock from $v to Jl.-t.vt
To Care nrfidaelie In 11) Miniiten
Take Parker's Headache Pondera Thev
are safe and sure. All druggists. 1'rloe 10.
Ships First L'nr of Coul.
Mulberry Grove. 111.. Dec. "i Colonel Al
len, who purchase I theahandcnel coal :r.lr..
at Smlthsl'oro. shipped the first car of coil
to St. Louis this week. He sivs thev will
koon he shipping- several cars a da).
GOT DIVORCE AND
MARRIED IN A DAY.
Actor Sis-sous Wed KsIIit Wal
lace. Soubrelii in t lie "Love Will
Find :i Way" Company.
SWEETHEARTS FOR FOUR YEARS
.Met in Itii'liiiioiul. Intl.. Where !
Theatrical Career Ilr-jan
His Former Wife Was
O.-car P. .-'isscn of thi cit and lather
Wallace of Kichinoml, ln.i.. who hae bee.il
pCHhuhig the sketch. "Love Will Tin I a,
Wa)," i'l the Columbia Theater m the last
we. k. exemplified the truth of the savins
jesterday by g.ttlng mirried. The cen
inotir was perfonncil by ths I'ovvi.nd J.
W. Cur.ninghim at his residence. No MM
Lucas place, shortly before 6 o'clock in the
A few hours lieforc iroiuring his mar
riage licuise SKsnn obtained a df.-ec of
dlvorco by .Icf.iuli lrom :i previous wife in
Ju.l,. achrltz's eimri. The news i)f his
v.cdillns was a great surprise to all his
tri-nds at the theater, as he had kept las
intintions u complete scrot.
His wife, formerly Esther Wallace. Is but
1. Mara old. She is a Quakeress, .mil tho
nl one of this sect upon the staRe. Sha
v..s bom in It.cliuiond, lnd.. and Is a Rrand
daushtrr of I'cnjinuii Stratton. the loundcr
4if the Quaker .sMinbly in tint citv. llcr
mother is i:-ther Wall ice. the authoress.
She has been on the staso with Mr. Sirscn
for the last four ears
S'.son is a St. Iu!s man anl live.l here
foi many ears previous to 1,1s coinjr m
tho staRe. He was passnq:er :isent for tho
Iron Mountain road ici- seral 'ar. was
connected with the c. !!. & Q. road, and
was .tNo jrdm.i'ter when tlie tunntl bore
l'or several sea--oiis he was a member
of the Ad.lphl stock tempany at San Kran-
isco Ho stred In a managerial capauity
In Chicaso. and then wut bail; to the
staco as an aeter He Is 4". ".ears old. and.
beMdes the pite he is iww pr-dacing. has
This marriage is the third he has con
tracted. His llrt wife, u Miss Mmmotis.
.It'd. He then inarrKtl a Jliss Shepherd, and
Msterdav procured a divorce from her He
has three children llvinc two daughters
and a s':i. One d-iucht. r boards with
friends of hi- at No. o."1; Idtltile aenue.
' while the other is isitins la Chattanooga.
I Mr SIon. abn seen last evenlmr. laugh
Sn?! admitted his sudjin marriage
"Mv wife has been In my company for
four " ears. She lirJ eimc with me while I
was pla!u;: In laulsilie Her family and
mine were well acquainted ami shu uel to
lome down to the tbeat.r to se,. me act.
Ono dav the soubrette who .i-stisl me in
the sketch 1 iij" then produclm; failed to
lov' ,, !lt:rt I supposed tlut 1 would hae
to declare tlie jieuormanco on.
however, said that she could do the turn, and
as the .urtalii was jus-t renoy to go up 1
gave her permission She came on in her
Quaker stret drc---. mcreli bavins had tlm
to -lii, on .1 ballet shirt with a br..ad collar.
She mad- a. hit and pro.sl to know the piece
rterfclll fm.. fTlfl to Ctld
at tir.t. bat 1 talked to th-m and explained
thr mjiMHi- an.! th.- tlnallv conrented to-al
low h'r to cis'omptny me. She has been
with me cicr since "
Census Department Announces
Washington. IVi Tlie population of
.ertain In. orporat.d places In South Dikota.
haMiic h "Hipulation of more than i but
less than .., i. a;i follows
'.a I Vlltrlirlt. citv ..
2 C4' !'irr. citi
3 sjoln; I'alls
if)! Vermtllirn. rltv
. C.21 , a'Ttvn. eity
r.C-1 Yar.nl in. city
j Hrcklni;s. .:i .
t llurr.M. city
I l.-cl Oti . ...
FIRE AT BRIDGEPORT, CONN.
Three Maniiiaelui'inj Companies
Suffer a Los, of .fsO.OOH.
Eridpeport. Conn . Dc- Th ltotelikls
Companj's bulldimr was oestroeJ bv ""re
to-da. entailing a Io.s "of $. lteslde
the HotehMs Company, the Ives M inn-
facturing Company and the Connecti-ut '
Tap Company occupied the mirne. build
ing, and all suffered a total loss of stock.
About 4r") hands were employed In the
BALTIMORE OFFICJAL IN JAIL.
He Is Charged With Defaulting in
the Sum of iJ.;0fl.
Iluffalo. N. Y.. Dec U C. S. Urcitcn
stein. chief cleric of the Iliigineer's Deuart-
ment at i'aitimore. wa arrestcl here to
day changed with being a .IrTulter. It Is
alleged that he drew i2Sf" of ciiy funds
from a llaltimore bank on November 1 and
left the city, from Uollimoie. Hreifnttein
went to Omaha and liter to Chicago.
NEW COURTHOUSE FOR ST.
jf ihiii wiiif . m ,iiiu...-.u-, nrmiiiw mi iihiiwiii
I -. i
St Chailes. Jlo.. i to have a liand-Mme
new- Couithou.se. to ciM SSj.0.'. It "ill be
built of Carthage stone and wilt oe one of
the handsom?t buildings of Its Kir.d In the
State. Tlie location chosen l on tho Huffs
overtooktne. the Missouri Hlver. A mag
nificent dome will crown tlie ptructure.
The interior will be Ihoroctghty up to date
ay '.uiii; at the Cw tif .. l.it;
Week SnriniM's All I he !d
INDUSTRIALS DO NOT TEMPT.
llailroatl Slm-K, Are K-pi l'p lt
Ui-ih 1'iiees liy a I'nblie Which
Is i.eui on liuesliu .'.t
Hi'- U'aMle t.tlrsu
ll nim-J llalMisr
New York. Hee. 1-' -To-ilaj's. trading
clos.d til- week on the Stock HxchanK" In
u hliz. if Klorj. with tran-actions' i:i.s.Ij
bcatlm; all prtloiis recuida lor a s.tlur
daj. Tho market was strong in pnictl.ally all
depart mi tits, and In a market so wild it
would 1 ditlicult to ,'pecify reasons for
particular inoi.mcnt-. It focmul to be :i
c.imi of the public taking the control out of
expert hands. The !oj-c, although tn der
the b. st prios of th la, was llrm In ypite
of tn lieay prollt-lakin all round.
The week's trading sliovs ..no fact clearly
ahoxc all otlan. and that Is tint the pub-
.on-f.iu.nt on th eli.tion. there wius .son.' ; . , . J" "' ''
doubt as to whether the mark, t would fall ! "-""" nrpolntnwnts when the time comes
back to ,i state of liuilm ss -omethlng akin i T,, contfst over the positions on tho I'o
tu that of tho eai. rummer A bitter I llco Hoard seems to hnie rcceli.-d a yt
rcmembrance of wh it a motuj panic could , bad: for the time bilng. Several new candl
do at this time of tin- iiir made sp-culatora i dates nre springlmr up. liesides Mr. Hanes
a little cautious
It sooi. became ob.ious, howoer, that tho
l..rge llnatic'al intertsttt, notably Morgm
and h!:-. txterlie and jHiv.erful follou-iug,
weie larg. iy .ictue on the bud tide In tho
market, and would devote all their effort:)
to pnient antnni5 like a moaey s'Hi.eze.
Tins tiettl'd the ue-tion as Jar as the pulc
11c was oonctrt.d. and th. re Is not a com
mission liou.-e in the siiett thai docs not
1..1 ...... 1. ....... .1....... . I.... ... ... . ... .. .... I,
did not .!aie to loo for in tho dull linns 111
the earl) fall.
ull irrrt 1'orKrt...
Wall street his a wiort memory, poslbly
becausi- lis sins-uiators d. not last long
without exceptional gilts, ami has forgot
ten what the sti k market can do whn tho
public nut. s up its iiitnii 1.1 liae a real
oid-f ishione-l bull time l'.tiple wlioso
mtmorlea go luck to 1M will n-niemb"!-that
the punlic ttiought T. t-is 1'acltle cheau
at J and were pr. i-arcd to bu) itny quanti
ty of I'riion l'ac.tk at lir. It was tho uiiex
pect.tl that broke the market In 1M. when
President (Iprtield was ass.tslnats. Neitli
ing hut the tin. ,. ii is uktl) to br.ai:
111. market In the present temper of -c-illation.
Values are lik. 1) to cut little llifur..
It is worth) of note, howo.r. that the
outsubrs :ire exee.dingl) war.' of the 111
dustrl iH. Tliere :s .1 nhrewd and weil-
firoundcd suspicion that tho Inside has rold
argelv of its holdings in T C. .t 1 . and
that If tho next dlwdttid Is paid It will be
clone to help th.ui unload the r. maindcr 011
the confiding public.
Among the raiiroid stocks geod grounds
can be found for tlie aetinty on the lower
priced Issues, in Iew of tli large 1. indues,
the prosperous .ou.litloti of th. country and
the sounder and more . conomlcal wotking
of railroads gen. rail)
As a rel c of h, old bad times, such
roadrt as Missouri I'citic renu'ln to warn
the siecuiator of what to avoll. Here 's
a cisi of 11 stock standing near el wluci
dare not pursue the iaillev of tiie oth.r
roads l'i puhllsh'n: Its net earnings, .m.l
which is nakesll) ui.niliu)..:si for the lien
elil of an inside clique It Is fair to assume
that a net increase in earnings of over J.
i)J'X has Ixen made on tr-e ).ar. t.bi. h
would give about 71 i. r c, nt on the om
jvoii stock, but th. ro is no assurance t.iat
stockholders will reeciic oii 1 lercent of
IVSACARTHUR'S CASUALTY LIST.
Three Soldiets Iferioited Killed
ami Several liadly Woundeil.
Washington. D?c. The War Depart
ment has r.ceivcd in. following list of
e-asualtiis in th- IMlippin-s :t is elencral
MaeArtliur at Manila.
Klll'il Noiemls-r .1 l'r. rl- 1. Luzon,
Coi-jxiral Hinrow". Tr . n 1. Ki-t.-ath Ca-alr)-;
S'rgear.t iiern.ir.1 Ital;-r. b.tw.s.'i
Noi.ribir t and I) on1.. 7, Ca'l.on
Malagmao. S.i.nar. C.np.iiiy II. 'I,eiil
tiintli liiMutn, U.lb ru Witts
Wour.u"i !" mt-Jiie M. "1 .ent -ninth In
fantrx. li'l.s .;. Sni'. .rl. Com
pint It. T t. i.'t-.'iMh Infantrv. Charles K.
.Maek.y. n.i:. jt.dt , D.e.mli. r Duero.
Holiul Company II. Signal Cf.n'. I'nlt -d
.St.-tes rsnv. eorp.ral Ci-irl-s K. 'Wilson,
tnortall) . 1 1.1 nt.cr ,s. AntI1.11.. l;iii.it.
Cotnpipv : Tliim-thtnl Infantrv, Mirtin
L Wcatbttmaii, wouud.d 111 1. -k .fri.in.
Dec.mi-r 1. San Igr,a"io. Luzon. Com
innx ; r.irf -ninth Infantn. Musician
Haxs itl.es ..umnl In I. g ..I ox. kii ..
model ate. Oefb.r . lb.rgion. iar.a.
''onip.j-v I", i-'or-y-fourth Infartr. 1"
1'iaf. wound' 1 K um slight. Noveme.-r
H Subl-r. Luz-n C .mpju L. "Twn'v-ilfth
In.aiury. William Smith, wounded In
and finished In the beU material'. Hvory
th'.ng for the convenience and comfort of
the eicctipants of the building has been ar
tanged for. Including the latest plumbing,
heating. lighting and ventilating f-yetems.
Tho oflloos have been laid out with a tpe
elal view to tho needs of those 'Tho will
transact business with the officials.
RACE FOR PLACES
IS GROWING WARM.
t.nventor-KIect Dnrkery lias Xu-
mereiis Applicatiens tti rensitler
and .Mon; Jhiv Come.
SEVERAL NEW CANDIDATES.
Clerical I'o'-itiiiiiH in the House and
Senate at Slake St. Louis Po
lice Coiiunissiom-r.sliip'i :vu
floicrnor-olcct A. M. Doekery has not
given any ir.lle.ttions as to what aet'on he
will tike on any of the numerous applica
tions for upoolulmcnts under his adminis
tration. Tin- Inahllitj, of the polltlcans to
forecast appointments Is crtatlng conrldera
ble nervousness union; those sieklrig j.kicis.
To all the Uornor has listened p.. tuntly.
and jtt no candldato can h'izard a guess
us to what. If an) thine. l. will rctlve at
tlie i;ocrnor's hands.
In St. Louis tho aspirants ha,e glitn up
all hope of being able to say they have re
coiled any encouragement v.hateier. The
i.oicrnor ilect glica that bignlllcant "Dock-
vry ulU H lluUl.aI1., hc ,
and Morton Jourdan. James K Carlisle.
Daniel O'Connell Tracer and Charles Lcmp
may l corsldered In the race. Doctor J. 11.
Simon Is also said to be an applicant for a
It was suggested by a politician well
versed in the affairs of the State tint tiiero
is a possibility that Governor Stephens will
appoint a Jiaun-.ty and warehouse Cominr
' slim, r tlff. . -. in.... ... .l.i ..o.. .. I.ll.. ....
I and Warehouse Commissioner will exist be-
lore, t,oirnor Doekery Is Inaugurated. If
t!ocrunr Stcliens cares to use his Inilu
ence la tho .ice commlss.onersliip contest
a new condition of affairs Is likely to arise.
It Is css.-rled that It la within tlie range of
possib.litieH that Mr. Crenwiaw will be giv
en the appointment of Hallway and Ware
house Commissioner. r.nd Mr. Sili.e.-t
tne uirat.ns.nip or the penitent! iry. Tats
would !vae tro field for lt. Lse t omm.s
sloner in St. Louts u.Teii to the local lon
Itativ'iU I.zrlac CorainlHNlriiirmliip.
Jleslde.s 1'. J. Cartaouy ,iid 'i nomas Can
non, it Is said there lire other Hppuearis
for tho place. aptain Carmndy lias se
cund the lndnrsements of tne Democratic
Senators from fat. Louis, and he Is rtlll
l'or Coal Oil Inspector at St. Iotils there
se, ins to be a jjen-ral Idea that It will
go to the country; at least ther are no an
nounced candi'i.ites ior the place lrom tne
city. II. I., curtwrinht of St. Louis, a
former rsM,.nt of limine County, has en
ter, d tho race. The other candidates ale I".
I". llmrutuch of Henry County, N. A. VaJ3
of ltutes. ji. D. l.ewis of 1100110 and posii.ly
II. It. spctd of Vernon, the present lntum
bent. Knr Insurance Commissioner there .eyns
to he llttlo sjuculition as to who will !.;
applicants, l'or Labor Commissioner It ts
said that O. I. Conr.oltv of St. Louis nil
enter the race. H. V. Hulnbiss and A. A.
Anderson ,iri candidate, as is T. 1. Ilixey.
the incumbent. This contest seems to bo
gftting up ijood steam. M. V. Carroll, chief
elerk in the department, may conclude to
ntT the race. Tor Warden of the peni
tentiary Clay Agin cf lioone Count .'nd
1'rank Uoolridi,. . Sheriff of Cas.s County,
are candidates, l'or Deputy Warden of the
Jinit.i.tiary L". A. Uwlng of Vernon is- a
candidate. Sheilff Mudd of Hates County U
als-. mentioned. Tor chaplain of the penitential)-
the onl) candidate so far sp ik"-!
of is the It. n rend K. It. Johnson of Ittpley
Count). Air. Johns-in has strong .nJorr
n ntb for the place from ptomlnent ! :o
crals in South. a-.t Missouri.
The contest for speakership of the House
has dv -ndled to nlodt four candidates.
M.rsrs. C. C. Dickinson of Hnry. Tliomas
Haekney of Jasptr. J. N Whi'eeotton or
Monroe, and H. It. V.'oolfoik of l.lnc.la
County. Joel 1. Short of Wr'ght Is s.hl
the onl) candidate for Speaker pro te:u.
but there may 1 others when the legisla
ture, meets Tor ch'ef clerk of the lions'
James T. ISruds'nw of IJvingifon. Jce Tall
of 1 1-rk County. Im Luther of I'citf.
.I.st"r 'Jcr.ion of Uoone and n 15. Mid:
. of I'cmisLOt art candidate. For engrossing
clerk. 1'tte liarrct of St. Louis. J. IJ. Her-
I rlott or Caldwell. J. i. Tarson-s of Wells
x I i ! . J. H. Shelby of Jarl;cn Countv and
T. H. Musgrave of tlreene Coanty are th'j
candidates. Hiy.toc.l Sott of 1'nedpj and
Tlie plans for the Mructuie have been
drawn by a St. Louis firm, und for teveral
weeks have been in the hands of contract
ors. The contract has just been awarded,
and it Is expected that work will login
shortly after the first of the New Year, and
will be pushed to completion 33 rartdly as
Remsrnber Our Mos.,
IdCbolr(!!. cotdei 01-.
piano poiisnei.. I
Credit and Tims
It. W. Morrow of Cole are candidates for
enrolling clerk. Tor .haplaln W. T.
Campbed and A. II. Itarnes of JcfTcrton
City and II. II. Hcudt of California an: can
didates. The Ileterend Je?eph llussell of
Dolllngcr Count is also In the rate.
l'or House 1'oHltleruM.
for doorkieper I"rank"James of St. I.ouIj
and J H. Clark of Moniteau ar" canlldates.
Mrs Herrlngton will lute no opposition for
foloer of the ilous.-
All of the above po-liions. Including that
e.f ehief clerk, piy i 11 day during the
eesslon. There an a score of minor p.rt
tions whloli pay tot lis thin J.I..V) .1 di).
TheHe latter are likely to imi'lut eur
taile.1, from tho apparent feeling among the
members to keep down the expenses during
In the Senate the all-absorbing conle-st U
for the 'eeretarynhlp. Major Henry New
man of Randolph County and Cornelias'
Itoaeh of Jasper are the active cai.di.late.s.
II. A. Smith of Marlon max- cut romc figure
before the fight Is over. It's .1 nlp-and-tuck
contest, however, between lloiicli md Net.
m:.n. and n'lther seems to iiave the advun
tag. pty far. For erg. ant-at-arms Coicnel
James Is I'aci; and Captain Huck rilden of
St. Louis are candidates I. I". Anderson
of Vernon County to a new canal lat-. J
1M Crumbaugh of Uoone and IS. C Arnett
of Madison are candidates for doorkeeper.
Ccrtez KItchn of St. lands, sttms to 1...
the only candidate for ofilclal rcpoifr. Tor
chaplain the Heverend 9. II. I'ollard of
Itoono Is a candidate. In the Senai- th. re
are a r.umlT of other po-itlons wnich pay
!' a day and about fifty pla-vs which pa)
at least J3.M per diem. These nre all eoii
sldered excellent places and are usually
permanent, without the attending disputed
which ofttlmcs occur In the lower body of
th.i 1.. gls'ature'.
The i.-gls.ature will meet on January Z.
Tho House may be organized tliat night,
or at le.a.t It la thn custom. Then. Is s me
talk this j e.ir of postponing the e-au-M-. un
til tlie Zi. in order to give the members .1
better opportunity of becoming atd'-anted
with tho candidates.
STEWART STILL IN THE RACE.
Kiuix CtMinty .Man Exrds Siniiij;
Suppoit l" r Sjicnkfi.
11. prc-ditatlvo chart.'! V. Sttvv.nl of
Knox County Is still in tilt rae.- for rijviK. r
of the II. us.-. It 1. as atii.ounce.1 l-'rida) thai
lie prohaldy would tvlthdravv. but .Mr. Ste'v
art. vrlw, vvas at tlie 1-iele.le Hotel vest -r-
i:i). rtininiiit'.s th.s. In- sa.vs tli tt he !
111 tho tontest to tenniti until the cau.-u.
dtspos.i of the ii'Jestlon. 1
"A i.uint'Cr f in;, fri. ndt hivo urg.d m
to nter tie race." deelircd -Mr. Stewart J
veterday. "and 1 .pe: to do so I have
nl-r.ds lu tli" Hou.-u f'oni all j-etlon-' of
the St etc. and from my ..hs-rvat1' n I vvtll
Lo to) ally supported, unless something
s-hould interv.ne luivveen now and th. uau
of th can. us to cl ango the situation
Mr. Stewart vlin is a lawyer, lias l"cti
engaged in e.irrl for the lat tv.a or thieo
week?, and has t.en unaiile to mane a i-.ui-vat.t
II- vvas busy intcrviewinn lfl're.
tatlve3 who were In tlie iL).
SAFE BLOWN OPEN.
jlak el I.ohhi'is Si'inmi Tv.d llun
.Irul Dollais ai Duiukc 111.
Hlgin. 111.. Hi e-. 'Ji Three mas'ied rul.hcrs
blew- open the safe of the Hag. r Coal Cm
pan) at lund.. live ml!.'" north of here,
.tir.y Hit-, morning, looting it .f s:". leav
ing onlv a f w pennl :; ..nd potag. t;.mn
Att.r" f'.ni.shl'ig the Job nt ll.ur'i they
vv.nt in th. po.- ollie. . and. tecurlug !
trance through tiie re. r .lei it. had neirlc
ruc.-eed I in (.' tting Into tin -af vvhen the v
vv.i' dl.scovcre.l ii) Xightwatclimaii Thu::i.:.
S Ste id.
lie ilaahed a .' .tU lait rn on t'l'tn. but
tliey held him up st tli. roints of revolver"
and c.imn: inde.l him to leave, which ho
did. ai I they made gofid theli escape.
A p.i v v is .rganl7iil and th roho"rs
. .s& vi -! nf ti i Fllllflint flir.i e f iw
.i t 1 - ii.it ntn nut 1 i- 1 iniiiii's . .1.1 iui
a, e'hicngi'. wli'ro the trail vv.is to a
The pohee ns.'s.rt that they ale tn. inbers
of an organized 'ang. v.hi.'ii h ive Ikch
blowing evpcti nafca in II Is vicinity for tami;
WATCH FORJISTRANGE SIGN.
Alyt-hTidiis Sliailow ,f Ilatid lutcf-f-ts
Uflii-vcrs in Cinicii'.
i.r.rcnt.n sii: iai..
Washington. Dec. ISelle-vern In sisa
and omens .an le ro every diy about 11
o'clock on the White House tortioo. mt"nt
Iv en.nilning oneof the c .trn fiillais. Th )
have been told thit at that hour when th
sua Is siiinlpg a hadovv .an be .sii tliet.
in the shiti' r.f a han I. with a .stubby fo-e-fu
ger raised in an a.titud. of warning. It
requires a vivid i.naginati.iu to llguro out
this hand, but the MiperMiaous avow they
have seen it. and they associate it with an
alleged llgure of a bent and aged worn in.
who, they say. fell befqie the portico be
fore the death of the President's mothtr.
RUSSIAN PAPER IS ALARMED.
Fears (.iciinany IJa.s l)esi;iis in tlie
l'etersb'irg. Dec. Takln
eminent cxercle eternal watchfulness up-
tn uerntiny s prcgies. and lelgn in th
t.earer Orl-nt. dcelaiing her iii.lii.strlal and
commercial actlvi-y Is a cloak lor iioIItlc.il
Death or Doctor ,. . Minrp.
New Doi'glas. III.. Iee. ". Doctor AV.
W. Sharp, a practicing iliy.sician here for
thirty-five yearn, with a practice In a
large part of the tail rounding: i-ountr). died
of af'thma. He was about ft v. ar. of age.
The fun rat will he held her.- to-morrow.
I'onn.I Uen.l In Ills lle.l.
Charleston. III.. Dec. Zi. John Howlett,
one of tho oldest residents of Charleston,
died yesterday. He vvas 7". eirs o'd. and
was found dead in his lied bv his aged
wife. They had been married llfty-threo
cinnrine. rumer llat cermany a d Turkey
have --Igned a p.,.rl fisheries coaventlon in
retard t the ivrs-lan Gulf for ltt text, the
Tfo.. r.mft nr.r.c ihi ti IMih.i.i ,..,.
ADVISE YOU TO VISIT US MONDAY.
II2 - H4 N. 12th, Jus! SOJTH of Pins, Look far Big Elecfric Sign
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In antes ..
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Classic Century Reviews
Suaday Republic Readers.
US EXTRAORDINARY SERIES
of articles reviewing the . . . .
record of Human Progress in the century
now coining to a close begins in ... .
the issue to-day. j
Each of these articles is written by a
j world-famous specialist who has had
ampietime for serious and painstaking
performance. The subjects, together with
the names of the writers, are these:
today, EVOLUTION By Alfred Wallace.
Sunday, Dec. 30, CHEMISTRY, by Professor Ramsey.
I'ltvsics . .
W. IV. Keen
...Prof. Klilitt Thomson
Archaeology .Prof. I-'linders-Petrie
All of these men are recognized living
authorities in their specialties. No one
who cares for the best of advanced thought,
summarizing the achievements and move
ments of the wonderful nineteenth century,
can afford to miss this unusual review.
EST POINT CADETS
TO BE EXONERATED.
Fni'ccast of tlio Fiiiiinjr f tlie
t'oart of liujuiry in
GENERAL SHAKE-UP LIKELY.
Ailiiiiuii-ii-.'iiivo l.iainrli of iho
A.adi'tiiy J'rolialily Will lie
li.'iiliraliy Cliangrd Aitny
JSoanl Takes Keccss.
West I'oint. X. V.. Dec. ". After the
morning !.sion to-day the court of inquiry
In the I'ooz ease adjourned until ne-ct
WeiJnrsdav tn order to confer with V.ir
Dipartment ofilciajs In Washington. It Is
rullv bellevc'l here that the tindlrg of th.s
court vtili be that neither Hooz nor )oung
Itteth died from the effects of the hazing
r.ilir.inist. reel to them by their a"oel ttea
at the military academy.
The toard probably will ray that IJooi
was drlve-n to resign beeause of deficiency
In studies and rnslbl;- Ivecause of his bit- '
popularity with the either cadets, a matter I
over which the War Department has m '
jurl .diction. At the same time it is likely
there will be a general shake-up at the mil- '
ltery academy and that the personnel of
the administrative branch will be radically
WAS AN ELECTOR-AT-LARGE.
Death of Governor Wolcott Makes
Vacancy in Electoral College.
IJoston. Dec. The death e.f Tormcr
Governor Itogcr We.lcott makes a vacan.y
in tne electoral col.ege tint i to cast tin
-cte 01 Jlafaehtiseits for President and
Vie-o President. Jtr. Wolcott was elected
.-.si .me of tne two electors at large at the I
.November election, it win lie tho first va
cancy lu the electoral college in Masse
chu.setts, eH-caioned by death, in the re-col-lectiem
of th; ollirials at the Statchoue.
OHIO MORMONS MEET.
Tolal Mcniliership in tlio State Ts
Saiil to l?e 230.
Columbus-, n.. Dee. 22. The annual meet
ing of the Church or Je'sus Christ of letter'
Day Saints, otherwise the Mormons, vvas
held here to-day. The total membership in
Ohio w s reported as IKO out of a total In
the country of ai,iX'. Hen K. P.leh of Chat
tanooga, Term., was selected. State prcsi-duit.
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FOR j &
Xaval Ships... Captain Mahaa
Warfare Sir Charles Dilke
Astronomy Sir Xoraan Lockyer
Philosophy Edward Caird
Cardinal Gibbons and Goldwin Smith
Snpcrior to Aplol, Tsay, Penn-Tojal or SteeL
Suro Relief of Pain and Irregulari
ties Peculiar to tho Sex.
Aplollne Capsules for threa tnonthi eost f 1.
Dmy-Nt or 1. O. Boi 2031. Kew Tort
ST. LOUIS PROVIDENT
J 78 JI. TIIIRTEEXTII STW
Contlasts to crr an ctxirKlatlac paMIs wltk
tlrst'dafs hanl offc u&lcc no chemicals anl
havlcc lately adosted Dcmtatlo talih. rbobf
BKAIfit WtnfC co.ru, troTiCE,STiiicTiai
ltca.tb 4rs It 13 -n tnJ nJtiH. Icta.a9ij ct4tttJr.
by.ivs;h.ll .flf:'x-' " t tntnii"si rfwwwi,
xaire 3 Dr. ItAIItU. Dclavrartv Xe Jenex.
TREATY NOW GOES TO ENGLAND
Steamer Leaving 2Scw York Tues
day Will Carry It.
Washington. Dec. 2. Tlio IIay-Patince
fot ranil trea'v, with the Senata amend
ments, was re f vt d at the State Departs
ment shortly J ,er noon to-day. It was
transmitted from tho Senate through the
Whit House, with the treaty was a .-ln-pie
statement, signe-d. not by the Presllfrt
Pro Teni. or the Senate, but by Mr. Bennett,
tho secretary, reciting tho action taken by
the benate on the convention.
The State Department will forward tha
amendments tn the usual course to the Brit- '
lsli Government, art! they will bo on theft?
way to Iindon by the steamer which leave
Xevv York ne:t Tuesday. Ttris action is
rather more rapid than is usual in treaty
making. Onte it I taken, there wilt bo
nothing more for the Stato Department to
do until the Itritirh Government has passel
upon the amendments.
WIND AND ELECTRIC'STORM.
Nashville Has Heavy Rain and a
Xashville. l'i.. Dec. 12. A severe wlnS andt
electrical storm passed over this city this
evening. A heavy rain followed and all In
dications point t a. curtinuance througla
the r.Igiit. Xo rain haa fallen for the past;
four wet!.--, and to-night's downpour will
provo a g-cat benefit to the crops and flit
the dry ponds and cisterns. A decided drai
In the thermometer has also occurred.
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