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S THE ONLY HOUSE IN ST. LOUIS where
you can still find large lines of Fresh, New
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So don't waste the precious moments, but
take the cars (all roads lead to Barr's, more
or less directly,) To-morrow Morning for Barr's
and get just what you want.
Our Handkerchief stocks are still full; Um
brellas and Gloves are always desirable as gifts,
our Staple and Fancy Goods lines are fine, and
our Basement is full of
Toys, Bric-a-Brac, China, Pictures, Etc.
The third floor has just received choice odd bits of ARTISTIC FURNITURE.
'Nobody need be forgotten at this Joyous Festival.
MSSOffS GREATEST STORE.
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At 406-4-OS N. BROADWAY,
Everything in the PETERSON & HOMES STORE will be SLAUGHTERED.
Nothing Reserved, All Must Go! Fine Bric-a-Brac, Rich Cut Glass,
Beautiful Haviland China. High-Grade Silverware, Rich Decorated Dinner Sets,
Standard Table Cutlery, Artistic Lamps and Globes, Hand-painted Toilet Sets,
Fine Oil Paintings, all their BAR GLASSWARE and HOTEL CHINA,
Will Be Sold at Prices that Will Astonish You.
D a a m && b M& & e sa r ff "s Mssotffs greatest store.
miiieiiwa a ivcsyi'idg'gjW ??Tjr
TERSON& HOMES' STORE
406-408 N. BROADWAY.
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FIELD LEFT TO
Jkhrssrs. llsi:rMirk :ul 1 "1st n 1 Only
Set'kors for I'nsiliini of .Mer
chants' Exchange I'rrsidciicy.
11. II. WVrnse 1i.ik uitlulmwu .-is a laniM
ilate for president of th: Merchaiils" Kx
chaiiKe, and the contest now lies between
V. T. HaarRtlck aid Ucorge H. 1'Innt.
Friends of loth ranilMutrn say tin? n
matter what may be the. result of the cau
cus Wednesday afternoon theie will he two
tickets In the Held, as an Independent tl'-ke
will b nominated.
A petition was circulated on YIiatiKP yes
terday asking George J. Tai.j-ey. irrfdcnt
of the St. IxhiIk Transfer Cumpuny. t.i
make the nice for first ice president.
T. R. Ilallard and Frank KaulTman are
uUo candidates for the position. I-ieil
Orthweln Is th only one mer.tlomd as u
candidate for second vice president.
For directors there are a number of can
didates in thu field. II. I!. i;rubl is .1
candidate at large, and appears to have tho
support of all interests. James S. McCilieo
is tho Brain and elevator men's candidate,
as well as that of the pit contingent. J.
H. WoIIbrlnck has the backing of the
"Pork Corner" ni.d tranyportatlon iniercsts,
NIcho'as Wall is the insurance- men's can
didate, .uam Whitehead has the support of
the cash Kraln men. Chris Hllke of the
feed men. and I". 11. Klely l running as
the produce men's candidate.
opponents 01 -Mr. iiaarsiicK spreau
port that ho had not punm-rjueu tonard the
?r."' World's Fair ar.d attempted to use this to
HoalaTi,iefeat ,m for the nominal ion. but the com
jrlll be0,nttee in charRe of the World's Fair uub-
juiucr. "-scrlptlons on 'change yesteruay nnnounceii
ler, cnor.ita.t ijiHaarstlclc was one 01 the lint to
7 tVa)lkchB.nre sulucription list.
Orxaa Vohiv. e .Ar.us will be held Wednesday after
llrmn Jor t.' lu'i
noon at 3 o'clock, ar.d, as all of th candi
dates are determinitl to n-.ake a Mr ins
Unlit, an Interesting contest - lookeil f r.
NEGRESSES HEAVILY FINED.
I'oliccini'ii I'lnltT liKliclinciil Were
WiliH-sscs Aainsi 'I'licin.
Jennie Winn, the ingress h iiumiI lln
iiivestisatlnn of the pollc- brlber -jt-.
which resulted In the Indictment of f ,ur
otlli-iis. w.t llni-d J."ni in the First lilsiriet
I'oilce C'lirt jesterd.iy ni'iinliiK on :.
1 liarse of fondue tiui; an Immoral resort at
No. 1M1 Market street. Maile ICinn w.i--tined
jm on 11 charge of belni; an inmate
of that house.
The testimony npalnst tlie women was
Klveu by rolicemen l:.in. Kennedy and
kmei', who ate under iMlietment. and Io
llceniati Kn-diner. uho Is su-p'ndel. I.iii;e
anti ivuenner :irresicfi tni- women on Fri
day night. lUin?mtHT H, tin the conipl.-ilnl
if a nun from T.x.is. who said lie had
been robloil of yyj wnll.- In the coiivmiiv if
tho Kims woman. While tin- women v.cie
t-lgnliu; iKiud the Wiun uonian nm irked
' that if rhe bad Klven l.ins- a ChrNtmts
, pri-snt they would not haw b- !i arrsteii.
t The Investl.cntion followed.
J In tistifjIr.K before the Hoard of I'olice
I ("oinmli-sloners tie Winn w in.in alm.tt-l
that she conducted a panel-tious". .mil that
' though he had been arresiii' more than
, ore hundred times, ine ;a, ;1v, ,0h e-etiiel
' piiniylinieiit by Hie paj ment of $1.1 tu .i ir.e
police couit attorny.
Neither of tie women appealed ill eou-i
estenia. JudKe ItiiettS'-r said he would
Impose heavy stnttnees. and ..ce that they
receUed no sta-s. lie ordrl -cut:ons to
: be IssiKii forthwith lor the women to le ar
resml and taken to the Workhouse if tliev
, did not pay the fines.
t It was not the intention to try the women
1 until after they had siven tluir tesdlmony
. liefore the lward at I he trials of Olhcess
JSyan. Kennedy, Noonau and lince. whle'i
r.ill come up this week, but there was a
confusion ot oniers amonc the police ot
ficers. I'brlatoins Week -d(iliii:-.
Nasliville. 111.. l)e. . 2. -Two wedilii's.. for
Christmar wek In lids city hate been an
nounced. The marriKKo of Tdi- .Mae lint
singer to Air. Hoy Klwood of lt.ikei;.u-M,
t"al.. will take place on Tucsda. Kjcem'i 1
2.1; and the marriage of Mls Aunettie l:t titer
I to Mr. Willlan Jones of Texas will tak.
place Thursday. Dicember "'.
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l!;id Still. 11 ?.",l!llll From lliink .it
.Maiii'lii'stt'i'. 'J't'im. His Four
1 ull.iliomii. Teati . Ic. c Tlie vaults of
the Coffee County Kank at Manchester
wre l.lov. :i npeii early to-day by live rob
bem and all the currency in the b.inl;.
iiniotintiiii; to V-.Vf). stole'-.
Tho robbi ry was discovered by III- town
w.itclni'im shoiily after lt eoiiiiiilssloo. lie
notl.'li'd the aitthorilies at Tulhihoin.i.
towatil which place the toblx-rs 1I.1I 0:1 a
A Dtputy SheiilT anil polieem.iii fiom Till-
lahoma met the u.lili.i.- a mile (toiu town,
and. after a shoit lljjht, capture. the tblut
with the nionv). UK four companions i s
caited. The eapiureil ridder refuses to discloso
Ills naire ,,r the Identity of the oth. r four
111111. He i-iaiiiis ti come ftoni Ohio, and it
is believed that thl" is the cans which
lias been operating recently in that State,
illcndhoitnds hae been j-ut on the trail of
the -sca;Hsl tobbers.
wot m:it t:oi!ni:!! in ii.i.imiim.
U.iltor. City. 111. Ite. J.-. l'.-.twen 3.""t
ar.d $l.i was ni-a'ed by a iv.;;. who dyna
mited the vault of the Iiultun City Hank
1 arly lo-d;iy
Allliousn a tss.- was quickly torniei' no
trace ci the robin rs lies yet liecti foim 1.
i;iui:t.its i-!tii.:i ti:m:d ia.
Cleveland. O.. l- . 21.- Hi.rlars lat- last
iiIkIii attcmpteil to rob the K.ch.uu: Itank
at Madison. . twcn;y-lle miles .a-i
They blew open the safe, but wele liisht-
encd awaj' before securin. ILs contents. A
111 111 who discovert il the ourRlars at .oik.
was scizid. bouiul and gaKKfd.
DISPLAY OF FANCY 'PIGEONS.
Will He a Strikiii"; Fcalnrc of TliN
Year's Poultry Show.
Frank !tieie.licck. president of the St.
Lotil;. Fancier's Ass elation, aniioiiuces that
they have secured the annual meet of the
A merit an Turblt Club, which will lioti Its
t xhibltlon this jcir at the Coliseum during
the St. Louis poultry rhow. This Is one f
the l.irRest pIkcoii clubs of the country. Its
mombt rshlp Is made up ef reidi-nts of
many States, their object In ass.clatlns
heller to develop liner specimens of the
Tutliit piKtmi. They have a ri'KUlar or
ganization and meet once a yeur tor com
petition. 'Ihe members contribute to tin- purses to
b. offeied. and. hi addition, the 1 cat as
Mteiatlou will add sutllclent to make th"
clult specials for this class 12"'. Competi-tlo-i
beiiu; strictly ainou the tinmliers of
the club, many of whom are expected to
be n the city to look after their hli:hl-prizf-i
birils. AnvnK this elas will le
toiir.d plKvons -aluel at from $I.1o and JIi.
The Anierlean Owl Club, the Kastern
-MaKple Club and the Western Tumbler
Club will also ni"et here this year. Tin
etitris In the classes lor open competition
when added to the various clubs" entries
will make the grandest plKton display ever
seen In the V-t
Henry Stelnmesch. the trcasuter of the
local iisociation, attended the Cincinnati
show last week. He says they hail a line
sir w. especially In the pigeon classes,
which contained some l.NO entries. He was
successful In securing entries for this city.
The poultry display promises to be un
usually Interest'.!!", this year. ArratiKt
irent.s are now- lxing made for revral new
The llclcl.in Hare Club of St. I.ouis, which
will al-o take part In the show. i dolni;
evcrvlhing to make their exhibit Intetest
it'ic. "ami to bring in a large out-ide c m
letition. Mr. Steinmesch has Ix-en electril presi
tleat of the State Association for 19JI.
Denth of Kv-SberlrT lluffniHii.
ma ri.ui'M'n i.r
Vienna. llu Dec. H.-J. I). Huffmau. ...
Sheriff of this county, died yesterday.
! TRAILING DOWN THE
Wciiian is Now Ueiicvt'i! In llavui
I'laycd a l'loniiin'iit l';;rt
in tin: Aliihiilinii.
t'lnah.-i. Neb.. Its-. i:. The Omaha police
and detectives are trying Imr.I to earn the
$r..- rew.-inl olTered by 1-. Iwani Cu.'.ahy
lor the capture ami cunvlrtlon .if the kM
11. topers of his m n.
It is now saiti that tin patty consl.-ts tif
thtee t"tn and a woman, a buggy, a spring
wax -n and u e u;dt of horses. Tilt- neich
b .is. who live near where the la 1 was Im
I ris 11.-!, s.iy that the Iiirty l ft ilurln- the
li..ii-1'lii-. and wire traveling westward.
A milkman nanad Iran-- 11. wno livts fti
the t'mlir street roati, near wh re .Mr.
1 i.o: by Irt.ve the login following tat; ki .
na,lng to utpislt the bag of g ul and se
cure tho return til his sjn, this afternoon
told t f seung it btiKB fussri; near his
home with a reil l.gut iittachetl gting west
ward. He also saw the rig return, nut war
tir.able t- tt 11 who the occupants were. This
is a contlrmattoi ot .Mr. fniiany's story re
lative 1 1 th- 1 m; tlrtve he to k that niglit.
.Mr. Cudany is taking personal iiecntii t t f
all thai is being Hone 111-1I watching ke.-nly
the tlevtlopmttits. He will r.oi talK of the
matte.', hovvtver. lie.voml stating ills lellef
that the police have die matter well In hand
ar.d will soon ttitel the capture ot part or
all of tin garp.
Chief ot I'oiite iioi.ah'le refus-d tutluv t-
sav at v tiling about the ea-e. inrther than
that the discovery tf the lieue, where ihe
lsy i allem-tl to have t-t-en conliuod. is h.
llrst link in the vltiiln whMi will soon lead
tu the capture of the aMu-ton..
''." ale liotntil to get lhm in a -hort
time." he said, "but to siy what nut hod
will be purtued or what siejs we are iijvv
taking would but mb.irrass me department.
We hive had t n much newspaper iiubhcity
eltogcther. It is true we have several ihws
which we think arc tf gteat Importance, ami
their dlctivtry has incited the oilicers th -tail
tl on tt.eia-c to grc.iter v.gor. We think
now- tint we are near the em!."
Frc.m the discovery of the house, w le re
Ihe titlahy boy was contl.wd tilt poit
hope to trace the alnliictors step by step, as
a good description of vvernl men who wen
set-n atouitd the premises has btrn ob
tained. So long a time has Intervened,
however. Letwttn the it l.iic of the boy
ami tin- discovery of the place that .he
criminals have hail at: excellent opportuni
ty to leave ihe city ard p.ace many miles
hetw.tii themselves and thtlr pursutrs.
Ilia silicc statetl this afternoon that they
have learned that the kidnapers piobably
lell the city by wagon on the day whtn
l-Mtlie Ciiiahy vv:i rt turnetl nome.
titow 1: j.iic ci ia in iii.wi:it.
It:ivt. do., ).c. .A man -iten-eiinK
the tiescrip'ion of pat Crowe, who is s.is
pected ot lM-in the Itatltr t.i the Omana
g.ifK of kiilnaper-'. was seen 10 jump from
ine Cnioii i'.ieillc train troni the Kast this
morning when It slowed up in the rnIlro.it
varils. iiter In the tl.iy a -.iloonkeeper, who
knows t'ro.'.e wtll, iaiu.mtd tne J'oilco I)e
partmeat that tie h.nl seen him on the
Mrtets te-day. Itetcctivc are looking lor
i'T tiiiiui: m m'i:cti:i.
l.Kl'l lli.lt' SI'KCIAU
Oinalia. Neb., Ice. ri All the c!eu 111
the remaikable kidnaping case tif l-Idill-j
Cutialiy now point, ihe police declare, tit
l'at Crowe, the hotel bandit and train rob
ber, ai: the Instigator of the crime and th"
lead of the gang which Mole tue iov away
unil st cured :'.1.i. r.uiMim for his return.
Iney iy.hu 1.0 less conclusively n, uie Ja.-t
that he hail a Woman accomplice.
The Chicago police say tnat Crowe left
for Oimh.i two weeks ago. He was se- ':
South Omaha the day before the kidnap
ing, and has i-lnce disappeared.
His wife was formerly employed bv the
Cudahys in thtlr South Omaha packing
' house, and Is familiar with the Cudahv
Thjt t.h ma) have been the woman It
the en'.- is more than sm-pe tea. The pt.
Ik" of every Western city nave heen calletl
on to aid in finding the pair.
I?tif. ll.Miifi IhIi 11 p.l r . 1 1..,.
1 levtianu. 11.. uee. . ueor
10 ABOLISH MISSOURI A
llivrr anil Ilarlinr ('oiiiinitlec VilI
Iiitorjim-ale Hnt'li a I'rovi-
rion in Their Hill.
Washington. Hoc. The river and Ziar
Imr lull, as it will be reported from .tha
j Houi-e committee, suoa after the recon'.'ei.
j ing of Cttngress 011 the 2d of January, will
carry a provision aiMilishlng the .Missouri
Itlver Commis;iio!i. The provision already
has been jgrcetl on ami only awaits tea
lormulatloii of the bill to tlnd a place in it.
"i'nc ileclsion In tiisctjimnue tne comaiis
slon is ruiti 10 have bun unanimous on tne
part of the commute-, and it Is the result
I 01 Matenients made to tne commiiiee
j inemoers of tt.e House wnose ojstricw
touch tne .vi.ssotirl on either side. They
KKiieraliy e.xptes.-t tl the opinion that tao
1 ivigniion 01 tne stream is i limiteii !s to
! '.iiiir I tie rnmmb.tlotl USt.t . The getietul
opinion was that, as tne improvement!!-of
me river consist alliiost entirely of the pro-,
iectit.n of the bank.-, ih.s work could fcm
tlonc as well If left ttiiectiy to the Secretar
ef War as if again fnacett in the Bancs. u
tne cttmniu-sioli, anil me commission actxl t
ti this view.
Tne commission was created in ly5l aru at
present coiimsi.h of la.-uicniint L'olonsl .1B
otlikncy e. 1 e r:fji.n--er Corps, president:
.Major Thomas H. tiandbury of the r.u
g.i.ttr Corps, -Major v. 1 .Vturshall ot tm
r.ngineer lorps. t. Maries C. Uroadhcad au-1
C. 1 Chalttc.
Clevtland. I).. Dee. "".George 1. Jlackay
has i.slitnetl as general manager of the
Frie nit-patch, to take effect January I. C.
I". Usmprey. agent of the Krle Hailroad at
New York, has In-eti appointed to his place.
POCKF.T CFTL,KUr. always nppreclatea
as holiday- citti. We carry a completo
I line, prices range from ZoC to $5. IJawllngJ
I Sporting Goods Company, K Locust strict.