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THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY. DECEMBER 23. MOO.
THREAT TO ABANDON
PART OF PHILIPPINES
Eccreiary Hoot Pas That Will He
the Hesult if Aimy Inciease
Hill Is Not l'.iP-ctl.
PLAN BEFORE A COMMITTEE.
&nny of HMhOM Men Is Needed. Ho
Says, but Not for Any Con
sider.ilile l.enulh of
"Washington. Vec 22 -At she U.-1 11. -tins
ft tho Senate Corr.mltt.e on Milli.iry Affair,
the proceed.ngs of whUli w.re mail public
to-day, Secre tary Hoot ni.iio a siren-; pres
tntation of the ncccsslt for immediate Us
islation for the nliff if tl.' armv. Hi
frtatcd broadly that If Can.;ri-s All n-t .11
tnco lnerea-e tlio srray la substantial av
Sordaaco with the licomnundation-. if 'he
iVar Departlnen, the UnlUd S'.aus would
be obliged to abandon a laro port'on or th"
Philippine 'Inlands, where civil government
If the present sarrl 11s r.re vvithui.iwn
frcm certain portions of the inlands thi mu
nicipal cttiicrs, nioiilx Filipino-, wi'l
left defenseless, with ptiij pro-put of be
ing deprived of their hvi- Ard p' ptrt and
at the same time the United St.it. will In
disgraced, the Secrotar ald, for 11 mu
proved faithless to it- soUnm rbll,;..ur.
The Secretary argu?d that t vt.t- iu -
fary to pass the dep.irtmi.iit lull as a w h-le
n order to properl .uiju:t the mi'it-irv or
ganization to the new conditions create 1 by
the. increase cf nutnbtr-.
"We do not .'tl of u-." he 'aid. "cpect
that for ar.j con-ldrable pcrii-1 an army
of 100 0) men will be m-ilntauud. and for
nn army of tOUV intt the provisions made
(by the committn) are sufficient."
With reference to thi m.tttir of stiff tie
tails, the Secretary said thai h wa- con
vinced that the control o! the permanent
Btaff departments in the clt of Washing
ton J-s an evil that ought to be remedied
and tliat it is high' liuixiitant for the
army that there should be int. reh inceable
eervlco between the department and the
staff. In answer to an impilrv the Secre
tary said that it was of minor Important!'
whether there was a corps r regiment-il
formation of the artillcrj branch and that
whllo ho fat on (1 tlie former he reallj cared
very little about the mattir whith he re
tarded as a. puril technical iiie-iion. Ho
i-aid he,had put the corps formufor. provi-t-ion
Into the bill because it had bten gen
erally rcpr--enttd to him as a wise proti
fcifti. calls l'ou ijetaileii sri'ii'vii'vr.
IlttchcncL. TiiIiiLm Dutvcs Commlssiou
Hem s,oiilil i(. Itulseil.
Washington. IJei 22. s-eoretarj of the In
terior Hitchcock has calb-d lilon lanw BK
b acting chairman of the Dawes Commu
nion, for a clct.iil.il statement of the work
for the ensuing umk on which he ba-ed his
estimates? for appropriations to continue the
work nmong the Kite Civilized Tribes in In
dian Termor, Mr. ;iby made an is.lmate
pf about S3.-ri.tA). Thi" was regarded as too
high b members of the Imliin Committeo
nd it was cut down to about S,'.o,iio This Is
the exact amount carried in the Indian ap
propriation bill for the work for the Dawes
ILonimissIon for the next 11-. U tear.
Whllo the depirtmtr.t ollici lis" admit that
the Dawes. Commi-lon I- ore of the mo-t
expensive luxuries of the Indian service,
they think the Houe appropriation is imde
QUate. It Is known that certain Senators
who believe that the commission should be
put to work on a basis which will permit of
the aliolNhmtnt of the commission before
tl-e Cawn of the next centurj will oppose
nnv material tncrei-e in the House apprj
prlatlon. Others share the opinion of de
partment otiiciaN that it -nould be in
creased Mr. Hixby. however, i-s to bo impressed
with the Idea that ,um results must be
Fhow-n In the near future. He has been
requested to file an Iterrlred account of
propo-ed ( xpenditurc-i for the next fiscal
year In time for presentation to the pe, at
committee when V.ts Indian bill is taken un
Representative Curtis of Kansas to-d it
palled at the Irdi.'ii OlUce. accompinled by
o delegation of Kaw Indians from O'tla-
fliss Udifh Williams Wants Every
Lady Reader of this Paper to Know
How She Saved Her Father.
Used an Odorless and Tasteless Remedy
in His Food, Quickly Curing Hiui
Without I lis Knowledge.
TrlBl I'neUnKe of the Jlemedj- Vlnlleil
Free to SIiotv llnvs ln It In
It. Cnre Drnnkarila.
Nothing could be more dramatic or de
toted than the manner in which iliss I'uitli
"U'llliams. Uox 35, Wasnustllle. O.. cured
lier drunken father, after e.irs of misery,
vetchcdners and almoat unbearable, sufler
Jnis. 3II6S EDITH WILLIAM?.
"Tea. father Is a. reformed man," tdie
paid, "and our friends think It a minule
that I cured htm without his. knowledge
or consent. I had read how- Mis. Kate
Lynch of S3 Ellis St.. San Francisco. Cal ,
had cured her husband by using n remedy
ecretly In his coffee and food, and I wrote
to Dr. Haines for a trial. When it came
I put some In father's coffee and food .end
watched him closely, but he couldn't tell
the difference, so I kept It up.
"One mornlnjr father cot up and said i o
was hungry. This was a good i!e,n. as he
rarely ato much breakfast. He went away
and when ho came homo at noon perfectly
sober I was almost frantic with Joy, a I
liadn't seen him sober for half a day oofore
In over fourteen jears. After dinner, he sat
down In the btir. easy chair and said. 'Edlt'i.
I don't know what has come over Inc. but I
hate the sight and t-"me'l of liquor, and am
Koing to itop drinking forever. This us
too much for me, and I told him then what
I had done. Well, we both had a Food cr.
nnd now we have the happiest home and
the kindest father tou can Imagine. I am so
Klad jou will publish this experltnee. for it
will reach many others and let them know
about that wonderful flolden fc'peclflc."
I-r. Halne", the disco; ertr. will t.cnd a.
sample of this grand reYnedy free to till
who will writo for it. Enough of 'he
remedy is mail, d free to show how It is
tiod In tea. coffee or food and that 11 will
euro the dreaded habit quietly and per
manently. Send vour name uid address
to Dr. J. W. Haines. 33W Glenn budding,
Clnclnmtl. O.. nnd he will mail free oni
ric of the remedy to J on, securelv sealed
Jn a plain wrapper, also full directions hotv
to ti90 It. books mid testimonials from hun
dreds who have been cured, and ever thing
needed to aid jira in Favlnc those near und
dear to jou from a life of degradation nnd
tilttmate poverty and disgrace.
Send for a. free trial to-day. It will bright
en the rest of jour llfs.
Open To-Morrow Night Until II.
HOLIDAY DRY COODj.
300 Tapcstrv Table
Coters 0-4si7e allnen
Oriental designs, reir
uljr value CI nfl
JlT.i.ich . .Ol.UU
i Marseilles patter's
lied pr-ad. ex heavv
M lres raitnis.bl.K 1.
satin luliese all pure
silk. ISjrts. to pattern,
il inches wide, reculJr
value Jl "- per tanl
perdnss 7 QC
1)1 mki ti.white. scarlet
and tray 0 7R
per pair .. . vli I u
tiOsnivrra Hubs re
size -VxfiO . DOb
IMI pair linn NottuiK
him and Tare id Ii. e
Curt tins, all Si, vris
lout.-, in ecru and tthite.
and bcaut'ful deslr is,
re;ul ir value
l JO each.
Ift) lllack Dress Put
terns. bll and wotl
1'ierol 1 cloth, rt yils. to
ruttern. 4S in iMr -re.-iili.
vard-ier CO 7C
pattern VUi I J
4c cat n. in everv col
or an.t shade,
reir. valutl. rl 7K
ttvi and ft pair
rwli I w
Great Price Concessions in All Departments. Your Last Chance
$4.75, $5.75, $7.75
On Sale To-Narrow.
t OCIor Chi'drcus
01 uJ J ickct genuine
h-4tt sc,,lcu nuxtures,
lartre sailor col ar. sou
titLt bralJ Uroidttay
Ql QR hialrea s JaeS
Ol.vu ei ce' ill' e
hear, hcouh 'arte sailor
co'lars h'idsomtlv tin
bro uered m suut-uhs
vyO.rJ dren's Ilex
ill Verey bouc e stoten
effect aa,i reat-r lirge
sa lo- or rctt collars hand
M 7C-ChIldrenN J-rsev ltox Colts velvet
tH-iO collars, strap -eims, hardsoniely
finished ISrojdtvay price f." l
S2.50 Waists 98c,
QQ- for Ladies' :.1I-koo1 Frenrh Flannel
dUu sU'rt Wtists ilr.r'j cr pastel colorinzs,
stocU co'lirs. flirt sletvcs. buttoactl dovrn the
back, worth H0U.
CO j(J I-adis Care Collarette ' Inch
CZiLfJ sKirm col ar. stirvoUc full ripole.
satin lined t'lioujnout pi i-chinchilla. sable,
electric sea stone- nmrtc-i and mo jfloi.
Comb. Brush and illr
rors.ets, culdor silver
p atea. some hand
pv1ited. -ome eboiy
prices raijirs frorj
S5.00 as low as 98s
Toilet and Hanicure
.Sets In elaborate tanry
celluloid and plush
cases -fron SI5.00
as loir as . .20o
pair from 50o up
Suspenders, kid leather ends Kfln
$1.00. 75c ana 0UC
lionia. The Indiars desire to have a tract
of about lt." acrt.s of their tnb il 1-imls
divided pro lata, amunsr tho membtrs of the
band Lesislation will be neceswary. ani1
Mr Curtis will offer a bill In the House
authorizing Filch a. division of the reserva
tion. The- matter is approved by tho In
itiM'.u m:i:iis at st. josufii.
Mr. Coeliran A 111 I'ressi a Special Hill
I'rot IiIIuk for Thru..
Washington. Dec. 22. Representative
Cochran Is not at oil t-atistltd Willi the
arpropri-itions made for the Missouri lliver,
and will make a strong effort to s't a
Riu-rlal bill n iwft!. eoverinc an emergency
at St. Jo-eph. He tavs that und. r the
appropriations rt ported bv the committee i
that part of the State will not get what;
it is entitled to or what it actually necus.
Itl.Pl'M.lC t-PEl'I U
Washington, 1" . "2. rourth-cljss Fost-ma-steri'
Atkan-as Mi3ViIIe. Henton County. W.
S. Bvans. vice 1.. S. Holcomo. rclgmd.
IU.nola Chevline. Adams Cojnty. E. TL I
Hurden, vice James Lanaham. re-lgn'd:
Shattue. tilnlon County, I. L. I'atchin, ke
J. L Nicola, rc-igntd.
Indian T. rritorv Collins; Hie. Cherokee
Xatio'i, Stephen Minshall, ice J. (j. Clavv
Kana- Ilanrer, Trp;o Comity. I M.
Courtnej, vice W. A. Itiggs. te'lgn-d: Dres
den, Decatur County. Jacob Ibuk, vice .1.
K. Coiiftitcrt. ri.lgnel. Saint M irlc, Setlg-
wlck County. Mattil is iviz. vice 1 Oelger, .
resigned, Paxman. like Count, I. S. Htoth- I
crs. vice J. uieger. retigneu.
Missouri Hoftm in. Jonnon County, EH
Simmon", vice It. C Finnell, resigned.
Tcxis Hangs. Hrotvn Count. W. T. nib
son, vlco H. S. MoIer. resigned; F.rmrltv iv-,
Imar Coanty. W. It. Justis tlee K. E.
Hutchlngs, r signed, Clark, Liberty Countv,
Vernf.1 McNulty. vice S. A. Nolan, resigned:
Harper, tiillespie Count. C. F. Norni. vice
(!. F Diatnn. resigned; Itidl in Creetc.
Hrotvn Ccuut, J. J liovd. vico W. M.
Hooiier. lemoved. Massev, Hill County, A.
D. Vaugh.tn, vice C. D. Dillingliam, te
slgned. Hlds for riraxlnif Land l.easea.
Wa-hlngton. Dec. 22. Hlds wtre opened
to-day nt the Indian OlJlce for leas., of
grazing lands on the Oteo and Miss url
reservation In Oklahoma W. A. Heattle.
Hillings. Ok., bid on a quarter section at
15 cents per acre. II S". Dunham of Perry
bill on SOO acres at 2 cents per acre. M.
Swallow- of Gathrie bid on ?i acres at 21
cents per ncre. II. V. Jone.s of Ferry bid on
72) acrts Ht 20 cents per acre. James C
Du.iahoo of 1'erry bid en .&) acres, for
three ears. at ls" ctnls per acie .1 T
Pryor of Katio City. Mo . bid on 2.-..120
acres at 10 cents per acre. Coleman . Ker
r.tn of Kansas city bid on I. Mo aires .it P)
cents, and 4V) acres at 20 lents per acre
V.. T Miller of Hllss. Ok . bid on ' (SO aires
or 2.7 acres at XP cents, and on l.ty
acres at 19' cents. W. II Primer of Sum
ner. Ok , bid on Mo jeres at 1 cents per
acre, for three vo.ir.
W.hlncton. Dtc. 22. Ami order1"'
The follow In? cluneex In the s-tatbuis pnl
duties of Actttrg As.slst.mt Surgeons r.re
Acting Assistant Surgeon .loseph ". Itelf
snvder Is relievtd of dut In the Philippine",
and ii'ion the txplr.ition of his have will
proeeid to West Point for diitv In the
.Military Ac.idem Acting Assistant Sur--eon
Thomas W. Jatk-on is relieved fiom
dutv at Wet Point, to take ,ffeit um the
arrival of Surgeon ICclfsiijt'er. and 'vill
proceed to hall Fmnciieo for as-iEiim-it to
dut Willi trocps en route to the Philip
pines The leave on surgeon's cirtlllcite gr.i.i'ed
Major (.Srorge H Walker. Eightectilli In
fantrj. Is extended two months.
l.eave to Include IVbrunv Si. on account
of sickness, is granted Cint.iln Frtslerlck
S Dette. A-stunt Surgeon. Thirt -eighth
Cipt.un Frederick S Dewey. Assistant
Surgeon. Thirtv-eighth Infantr Volunteers,
having arrived in San Francisco. Is honor
ably discharged, to take effect February 20,
Washington. Dec. 22. Michael J. McGirr
of Grecle and W. T. Fcket of Cenedl:t.
Neb. have been appointed eoPlsl3 In the
Pension Office at JwO each.
J. W. IUchards has been appointed .i
storekeeper and ganger in the Kansas City
Internal Heyenue District.
George W. Monroe. Jr.. of St. Loui. Clark
I!. Street of Oklahoma City, and John T.
Anderson of Enid. Ok., and Charles H.
Cartvtrlght ot Hurlington. 1... have ben
appointed railway malt clerl s.
Mn Margaret Wills of Stillwater, Ok.,
lms been appo'nted As sunt Matron at tlio
Fort Lewis Indian School. Co orado and
Mlrs Hertha 'A. Pur.slcy of H.tnkm. 111., at
Itnnil Free Delivery.
Washington, Dec. 22. Rural free delivery
w ill be established January 2 ut SiringtielJ.
Sangamon County, 111, wlt't two carriers.
Length of ro'itf. 51-V miles, population
served, J.aKl' curriers, 11. L. Gchlman and
A V. Arnold.
Decatur. HI. nnd Henderson. Ky.. will
bo allow id one free delivery carrier eacn,
beginning January L
WMKhlnrcinn Society "Soton.
Washington, Dec. 22. Mrs. Reber has
.Men- Milrls-l-fncst l'aner l'er
i.ileor vladras lre-s hhlrts. the
eclcuratea Mim.irill or Congress
brands fiailo otvn front aim tiii'k
-sepnratel.nkrurfs to CKf
m itch. alii 50. Jl 110 and.. .UJli
White 5hlrtriill line or the
wii -known Monarc'i CI 0(1
brand. rnvstTle liUU
Men' Neckneir-rifHK -v 1 an I
Muie box ith evrij tie Irom
Mtcnfi rnl selection. putN. tccts tlosrinseml.
fou--iii-lunds. etc.. OEn
fl K). 1 1. 5.V and Atil
Sweater Tor men nml 1js. lutest
Mi lcs. $J.0O and us low as .
Jerve Cots Heiv v wool, tailor made, single
or uoiiiile oreastcd. blacl. and CO C
navy blur . S5.QO, S3.50 ontl irj
knitted Jckefi-AllsIz-s. $3, S2 and SI.OO
$9.95 the klntl that wholesale at
CO 7K ''"" l-dlC!.' Jtrl.
0Z. lUets, i'l l.ersr
1muc1o heiterand u.elion
Inlr.d velvet collais.stran
led setn.s. all sliaues.
r. tol sale price i'c
for f.ldies" J O's-
ets, l.npliso ber-
srv uieltou and eriviot
t'slit llttiiir or Ihix eiTrct
liat.dsornelT lined tvith
satin or tiff 'ta slll..nholc
sale price U IK'
ft 7fT An lesant as
i!Jt I U snrtn.ent ef I.i
dies ,l3rl.(ts to all t e
vnson's stvles. tlirht-tll
Inc. K'ops, reefrs or
t'CT e.Trcts sold on IJroad
ttavat?lU0. M 7C-' -"lies" JteLcts,
01. I u in all ttool l.cr
sr. melton lnter. ox
ford tlictiots and covert
tloths larre KarlLi: storm
colltrs. handsimlv apphipi d or lat'd with
cci'.aine fu-. Ilrnulway prlca rcn
Clll QC I-adles London ilvel .TiCKCts,
OlliiuJ vtry 'itndsomclv rtQoroIdi rsl m
jet. edffrd all nround tith genuine Astranhaa
fur Ilroadvay jirice l.ttuu.
JI QC Ladles' 42-inch Aulomob les. larcc
wll.wJ IU r.nc storm coll irs. eail bultois
eitKantly silk lined, liroadway piicc. $3.00.
C1Q QZ HiKh-class Xoveltiis licst cf
OlO.ut) cloths, manv cf them handsouiclr
tnmnci! In Vsrtcn. leavcr. chlnclillla or
Kriramcr fur. all of them handsomely lined,
worth up toi-nOi.
Cil ylC'or L idles' cooi qiulilv cheviot or
tJfiT'U bro-vilcloth skirls, ttlth double
flounce, st tched satin bar.il trimmed.
The celebrated AI1LKK brand
dressed kid or moihi lllovts,
all the new colors, also sill, or
aecte-lintd cloves. tt flfl
SI. SO and I.UU
Tree pretty lox trllh every
Men's tihlte brocaded
fancy Silk .Muffiers, full
six- J2.00. Crt-
1.53, $1.75 an vlUli
vet- latest silks and
satins, silk lined or re-
versibl'. $1 SO
doun to ... ,
como on to siend tho liolidav-j with Gen
eral and Mrs Miles.
Colonel Robert I. Fleming w is host to
night at a. beautiful dinner at his new resi
dence. His suests were Senator Hurrows,
Justice Harlin, C C. Glover, Doctor W W
Johnston, Judgo Cox, Judge How cry. Judge
Shtpard. John W. Th'onpso.i and Rep
resentative Charles P. Jo.v of St. Louis.
HELD AS AN ACCESSORY.
IJov lieck Iiivohcd in Killiii" if
Vandalla. 111., Dec. 22. The preliminary
hiarlng of Roy nnd Chariot. Heck, held .i"
accessories to the killing of Thomas St.if
tord, which occurred at a dance ut Dre-sor.
this countv, three weeks ago, was con
cluded to-day before JtiJgc Turner.
Thero wa3 much littlest taken in th
case, at E-nst Turner, who did the shoot
ing, tho Heck's, the Neim'.". and Thom.i"
Stafford, tho boy who was killed bv Tur
ner, belonged to good families, nil sons of
farmers residing In Itim-oy Timr.hlp The
killing had Hi origin in an old feu. I which
had existed for several jcars between tho
Beck?. Nelms and Turners.
On the night of the murder the boys wf re
attending a dance and wer.s drinking The
Rik bos had declared thtir intentions of
whipping Nelms, but the latter vv-.s a pow
erful young man, and the Hecks offered
Ernst Turner, who was nl-i a. stalwart. 1
to do the job fcr them. In th light whii .1
followed between Turner and Nt Ini", the
latter war severely cut and pounded
Thomas Stafford, a ourg man of 1 and
:i frhnd of Nelm-. Intercelel Iu the latttr's
lnalf. when Turner drew his revolver nnd
shot Stafford, killing hiui almost Instantly.
Turner got into a buggy ImmedHtelv aftc
tho shooting ard drove auay. lie thus fir
hat eluded capture, though tin re Is a -e-w.ird
of $200 off' red for his hi rest It ! be
lieved that he is being secreted by friends
and ls not outside of the countv.
Roy Beck was held in the .sum of $I..ifl0 to
tho February term of the circuit Omit,
while Clnrles hi brother, was dlschaigeil.
hero not being sutllntnt cvidenie to hold
THE VACFFM GFN nnd pistol A per
fectly harmle-s toy, affording unlimited
amusement to old and voting; from fiOe to
$1 30 It.iwling.s Sporting Goods Company,
S.U Ia)cu.st street.
DISEASE SPREAD BY CATS.
Hart foul Health Hoard ISe;
War of Extermination.
Hartford. Conn. Dee. 22. The Hoird of
Health has began it war of extermination
upon cats. There are inanv cases of diph
theria on tho fn.shlornble terr.ue, and the
h'alth olileiils de(.lel to-d.iv that ".he dis
ease was being pprcail by cits belonging to
Mrs. Van Sihaack.
All of her famll have hid tho dise.t'e
recently. A nek cat belonging to a neigh
bor was caught, and Do tor Rotsdorf dis
covered that tho ir.Imal had diphthirli.
This cat was often at the an Seluick
house The stu.itlcn has caused much im
easlre Some valuable eat. arc Wing .sent
J. KENNARD & SONS MOVE.
This Is the Last ll.iy iu (he Old
To-day will be the list dty J Kcnn ird
Sons will occupj' tlnlr present quitters.
Hue to tlili f.iet. every t.irpet. curt iln .ml
rug hi been n dined lo a price that will
invito purehisirs This is the opjiortunlty
to secure furnl-hings of a high grade at
figures that mean bargains. Wednesday the
store will be closed, and after that day thev
will open In tluir temporary quirters, slj
ard 111 North Fourth "trei t.
HELD SUSPECTED "oTmURDER.
Three Ai rests Made in Coimeetioii
With Killing of a Watchman.
hki t'nuc srnciAL.
Marshall. Mo , Dec. 22. Sail Aulgur. night
watchman at the U. . A. passenger station
here, was murdered by three robbers about
four month', ago. Detectives have been look
ing for the murderers
CIaton Haggard and one Toggart were
captured tit Kansas City ntentl, and Jack
Woods, another member of the trio, was
captured at Hoonville. All will be brought
hire for tilal.
IN HONOR OF SIENKIEWICZ.
Twenty-Fifth Ammeisary of His
Literary Activity Celebrated.
St. Petersburg. Dec. 22. The tvv nt-llfth
annlver-sary ot the literary activity of
Henry Sienklewicz. the Polish novelist, was
celebrated to-day at Warsaw. The cere
monies lncludtd the presentation of a large
Tno Illinois Pioneers Die.
ItElTHtLIC SPKCLV I
Litchfield, HI.. Dec. 22. Isaac N. Jones
died In this city at 7:30 this morning, and W.
II. Fisher ut 3 o'clock. Both were prominent
and well-known citizens and among the
oldest citizens in town.
Hxrellont line, with
hihdsotne fancv crllu
!ohl lovers, no tlner
line exhibited any
where in the city
$s.(). $4 bo. pi nn
Musical Albumi. $6.50.
riuilc Boxes -I'lno Im
ported lulild rosnitool
boxes, 'titli all im
provements, pint In f (1
3 r"$o.S0and 57. 50
The BiG Si ORE 7th and Franklin Ave.
MAIL ORDLHS sccomsialed by cishor
money order nlll rrti prompt atttntloo.
SPECIAL NOTICE All
oe soia regardless
DLLS and TOYS
MUST GO PRICES WILL DO IT.
Kii Body Dolls.
sew el wit's.
fixed or niov
Inen s. shoes
Steam ErcJne, brass
boiler. wtr Range
and whistle, ciartn-
teed to run. 1 1
l)r ssd Dolls, beau
tiful costumes. Cfln
r kind, now. .vluo
I. arte Holl Dressers,
white e n a mo 1 et!
soeciJlfor CI JlC
and sain ers, ; plitcs.
r'Bced Rl'.h hrin
cannon fc OQb
co.7 e pot. cream
at half price
fl kin I .. . 50c
.15c kind 5c
Tov Cannon, rubher
hall or cork amnuinl-
Larce f I 2T. 7C-
stze ,rt in. Ion p.. I dll
Air K tics, nickel
pitted. Ives'. 7c-
made I Ju
Ten Fins, hardnood
oak tinish, C n
two hammers. lOQC.
Doll Cradles, painted
white, blue and pink.
Fine line 01 Mair
Lanterns llv OCr
dottn to full
Klectnc 11 at to rr
the best rucoc
nothiiiR to cet out cf
order, pi rfectly l
vtram Fnclncs and
strain plants, QCn
Sladonn to uJb
Laundry Set. com
p. etc. Including
clothes pins. QK
worth doc, row.udS
2 3c and IUG
Coin Spilzbaith Waited Till Mother
and Fa I Iter UVip in Km ope,
NOW MRS. STEPHEN WALTON.
Arthur Jei lier's Marii.ij;e at t'l.iy-
ton to KiiiIi I.oiic Aioiisf.s
His F;ii hep's rw Kepi
Mis Clara K. Spitzbarth of No. 3M.T. Kos-
J suth avenue too!, advantage esterday ,ift
I ernoon of the absence of her parents and
stole out to Cl.ijton. where he wus mar
ried to Stephen M. Walton of No V, Page
J Mrs. Walton's parents recently started
I for their old home in Europe, and left their
daughter in charge ef the hou'e In their
ansince. Mr. Walton, fearing that objictions
might bo brought against their match by
his pan nts. .is wll as tho Spltzbarlhs.
urged his tlancfe to eloie with him. The
ecuplo were marrii d by Justice Greensfel
dcr. After the cert irony tho joung ccuple re
turned to St. Ivuils, vvhere thy askd the
pardon and lilesshu or Mr. Walton's lather.
It was extended, and the oung folks were
lm it. -tl to make their heme at his house
for the present. Tnej aioeptcil tho Invita
tion. A taljletraiii was ,ns sent to tn
bride's pan Ms in Europe, .uprising them
oi wb.'l Pad occunil.
There is a tinge' of romalHo in tile in lr-ri-go
of Walton and Mis spit7barth. liny
nut .i i ir ao in .t "ii..i.ir manner. Miss
Spitzbarth u..s olkiiilng from a Lee ato
mic car at i- th and 1ocu-t struts and
slipp-sl. Walton, who was pas-dug; Jumped
gallantly to tlie n sc.ie aim caugnt her In
his ,irms. The .tiqu tintanie thus farml
soon rieiiid into love.
rlbiir Crrlirr l"oiemriil.
Tiire were e;ver.il other eloping loupl.'?
Ill Cl.itou etterda. Tlie brldegro up. in
one i. ise epcc"ally. will have a whole lot
of explaining to do vthen lie gtts to his
homo ut No. .ViZO Finney avenue, where his
father. Charle- Gtrbcr. a coininisslou
merchant, ha-s been ;valng wroth s ce he
lteai it of his son's marriage last night, at
the supper table. The bo. Arthur, who is
bart.lv- 15. U the oniv son. nnd Mr. Girber
had a brilliant future planned for him.
Hut the oungster had plans of his own.
Yestenlay at noon he infotined his tnothrr
that he was- In a hurry, as he had lin
portart matters to attend. Then he went
and got Ruth A. Bolie. who. until rccintlv.
lived on Finney avuiue. east of Sarah
street, and went out to Cl.iton. where Jus
tice Greensftlder tin! the matrirpoiii.il knot.
"Father will be Indignant vvlun he hear
th!..'." said his twin slst.r last r.lsht. "We
barely know hla wife. I only met her once
or twice, nnd that was whin I went up
thero to take her to task for sfomelhinK I
heard slio had said iilx'tit me. No. my
brother did not introduce me. I Introduced
mysiif. Her people come from the south
and have only been In St. Louis a vhort
time. My brother lias not known her mere
than eight months. I do not know what he
will do. us he Ls not working."
The other toupls to pet married at Cltv
ton estcrday were: Joseph C. Cuno nnl
Marie P. Zvvelfel of St. Louis, and Robert
F. Curtis and Lucy H. Heckle of Dalta".
A SHOTGUN make a very desirable
Christmas present. We curry a very tom
piete line- of the most popular makes, at
lowest prices. Rawlings Sporting Goods
Company, 620 Locust street.
GENOA STRIKE IS SERIOUS.
Vessels Cannot Leave Port City
May J5e Left in D.ukiiess-.
Rume. Dee 22. The strike at Genoa bo-gins-
to look grave. The strikers have de
clined the propositions TOnde to them, and
have dtcidtd to continue the strike. Troops
have been sent to Genoa. Vessels are un
able to leave that port, and It is feared the
electricians nnd gasmen will Join In the
imminent, leaving the city in darkness.
Ilnlliltne Ire Plant and Creamery.
Butler, Mo . Dec 22. Carpenter & Sharer
Manufacturing Company began to-day Ihe
erection of a 4a.00l Ice plant and creamery.
It will be the largest Institution of its kind
in this section, end they expect to do a,
wholesale business exclusive".
IMrnt Ahlle Child Born There.
Charleston. 111.. Dec 22. Elliha. Eastin,
tho first white child born In this city, died
last Hlsbt. He was tS ears ot afic.
J.V bottle rprfum- ffn
ery, taniy b:nwe-...IUu
c lottle IVrfum- lO
ery. fancy bjxes l.li
Wc bottle I'erf urn- ORf
ery. f inty Kiskts iJJ)
ICn per pound for dll
IJu clous Crram Choco
lates, in f incy box's.
ICn perp'jiind for fancy
I Ju Contectloi's, put up
In lanty boxes.
On It pf.unl for French
Oil M.xmt Candieo.
to Buy Christmas Presents at Prices Within the Reach of All.
expensive Imported To ya will
oi cost monaay.
and washstand". oalt Un-
Story Hookv, lllus- IQn
trittd ISt! pjRCs.. ItJu
l)cl.s. solid ost. double
blaiUlxisrd, north CQ-i
tl. now 00
rianos. the celeb'at'"d
hoenhut make. Ifj
very pretty toy.
Ircn Flra F.n
ind rtrlvar. IT
Iron Tra'ns. lococo
tle. tender tnl 3 pas
: inches ft OK
Iron Ittnces, with
utensils. 11 OCp
down to tclu
Fjwter Soldiers In
fautrv or ravalr;, rer
lwx, H 00 down IQp
'.i 1 0o
Illtckbnards on easel,
four feet hleh, with It
cards, now vJJU
Ficfire Itlorks. I fin
wlthd pictures.... I Uli
Hrownie Ladder, with
three brownies wlj
Kllnu don. Siln. IQn
Inrlndlr.K circular all-
Train! Sa I.!on the
latest cloo'.vorkln ly
- runs Iu finer ir
rl. -rid ilff rent 1I-
prettj. Tao valuo
Shoe,. Fir lio'kers like
rut. nlrel? tainted. OKn
19c. 12c and
FUh Fonds. Urjs
w.irnlni. with rinclrc
lnon. .veuie Hir. ve
sencer Ho;. Yacht Hate
Iarmcr Jones s Fij;s and
mtnv other utracs, Ift.
StcamAutomob'.Ics g uar
anteea to run. .-SI. 45
cone. 1 Irchfs 1. ng
painted red 1 1 fin
cold. I-' vnme.U5l.UU
Magle llox, with Its
KNOWN TO THE TRADE.
The Finest and Most Complete Line Ever Shown in the West.
Two Largest Trunk Stores in the World.
P. C. MVRPHY TRUNK CO.,
Directly Opposite Lindell Hotel.
BURNED TO DEATH.
Another Fatally and a Sixth ISatlly
Iiijuied in Destruction of
Their Father's Nome.
San Jo-e. Cal.. Dec. 32. The residence of
t-. i . .. .1 .1. ... ......I. ..r t.... ..
euuniu ituii. .t ii.iiiuiAii, inn in i'i ivnui
! ... .! 1.., ...1 I... t r. . .t. .1.1.. n..rtil...
Four oung children perishe,! in thetlamrs.
Two others, togi thcr with .Mr. Ruff and a
hind man. were severily burned. The dead:
Carl, aged 11; Hirbira, aged S: Katie, aged
pi; Com ad. Jr.. .irffd '".
The injared: Mary Ruff, aged , prrdiably
rntaMy burned en head. legs nml abflomcn:
George Ruff, aged 1-. badly burned uboiit
the feet, head and hinds; will recover;
Conrad Ruff, the father, head, f.te and
arms burnd; H. Vablcz. slUhtly burned.
WEDDED HER RANCH MANAGER.
Marri.iRC of a Journalist's Daugh
ter Is Announced.
Chambeilam. S. D. Dec. 22. The mar
riage is announced of Miss Grace Howard,
laughter of the distinguished Ni w York
journalist, Jnsiph Howard, to Joseph Mc
n.ird, manager of her big stock r.irch. Tluv
will make their home forty miles west of
Cliambtrluin on tlie White Rivir.
Tree A fancy box with
every hill doen.
Kxqutslto line of wiks
Umbroldered or Fancy
Lace KOL'o ami Ijco
I u h e r i e d liindunr
i hiefs- Site. 33c, Q'n
I.artios' Iire Ionm
chiefs, vilih liand-em-broldrreil
dozen In fancy QRn
Children's Fancy Itor
1 KID GLOVES.
FREE-A Fancy Box
with e try pair St up-
Fr nch Kid
blu tl '"J
every pair Kuaran'et d
and fit.t d to the land.
TJc7 arc- - ilisp or 1
liooV. best French KM.
Mar'a. 'At He and nil
colors. eipinl to tjl flfl
a pretty little,
box: per box .
Same ith inl'
tials. per bos
OJIj itr-uit-l Suit-,, f
ah SI tJ.
At 1 1 DC '' - D.ii'.!i-
Ur5 ttorm clla . In
Liu chinchilla anl frlr2
v.t-l Iln rt. mm e to 1C
alt sAfhit frn irir t.-rlr
nritl fan vchexhu; ill 1 mtn
a!iband: din to 15;
real alue Z s
1 fm VI
Vli mf a
mrrtmnt tf f Tc t fvni. ma-
t-rl tin irt Klick. Mu. ml tu Y
cheviot", ftH nie l'tuhle-t rist
rtl r ;n in fr mi jtut Ik .t
mn ct: w tvfll ? rur-Iirji-r.1
to f f u h it'1v Fult
for urh llttl- nnn aj:-- Z lo
j; ita! aluo J-' - an I S.W
UltS. JCr (, It. 1
flnf II-vl c'ishithtm an I
hint In all thW t-e'i-nn'fi lat
rnt Uffftn. HrKfalil I'n-I
anj talluru ral worth H SUrK
IJr' 1;up Chinchilla Tlrt'i.
Cil quality. ae 3 to t, with
Urc Killer collarb QOa
and Boys' riCLL9
Men's and Hoys' Win
ter Caps, in plush, ker
sey, fancy et cvl ts.
satin lined. siU
stitched excellent! Q.
values, at HO J
Men's best qualltv soft and stiff Hats,
military, soir, stion ana unnia;
blocks, the leti allty.
Mcu's s'lk, plush. Verser. melton and
cirvlot. extra quality, silk QRn
Men's stiff and
stvles and color
Fedora Il'its. latest
Third and Si. Charles
GENERAL LEE ON
HIS WAY TO OMAHA.
Distinj;iiihed Visitor Kxpies'sed
Highest Aiireeiatiou of Cour
tesies Intended Him.
General Fitzhugh Lee and lib staff left
St. Louis at a o'clock last night for Omaha,
wlicro his headquarters as Commander of
tho Department of tho MHsouri are lo
General Leo came to St. Louis two dajs
ago, and during the time lie was here, wa-J
the guest of tho New- England Society.
East cv tiling he was Informally entertalnid
by the Fnlver-ity Club, a dinner liclig
given in his honor. Tho function wiu at
tended by about seventy-llvo member of
the club. Prcrident Isaac II. IJonbergcr
of the club made an address. In which h
happily alluded to the cordlnl relatlors now
existing between tho North and South and
Indulged the hope that tills spirit would
move onward iuV.ll the differences ot th
past are entirely forgotten and full fra
ternity i" established.
General Lee tespondrd. Hi speech was
devoted to a history of the blowing- up of
ih,. tlnlim In nlifeh hi. nnrmterl nil thi
facts stcurtd by him just after the de
struction of tlie ship, when he was Consul
G'tiiral at Havana.
General !. paid a vi'it to JeiTerson
Harracks cstcrday morning, and made a,
thi Ncwast and
P.ttliist Stick, m4 at
Lowest Prices Ever Made.
RROADWAYand LOCUST. .
TRADE IN THE nORNlNd AND
AVOID THE AFTERNOON CROWD
SHS :auz" Fans, fand
D.liiteii or fancy
spanrled. bine sticks
52.95, SI-98, DHp
SI.SO anrt... -viOU
htnl Miiiteu. Lrcstiea
si.50 and CliUU
:rrtarv of Lad V
or '.ats Vknf ihi
r'tltinK -hU Vtnhfk as
I irl Iorv -tfrl.nsj
sller t irmcti -.ul ei
S2.00, ci nn
l SO inrl 'JI.UU
t j a. low as
Others as lo cs."3cJt"-K-
Men's and Young
inatl -ft I t h
Cf at dS
lij. ej.i 3 to
an inni.i vi . .,,, ,-,. .. .
jil nil ort. uit. In rln'ii
MO inixrji Iici5. C qr!
lnr.j;. valur. at . .Vt.0
. ltt?l tf.t. . ftn.l S... l.'
lr...l.H ........- :-."'. """S ' - "y
Uses 4 to is. In vtrral s ailev n J t . jn et,rr f.isionM.
of tan cover's, real t.ilue l V. b and ci lor tf - Jl' ( an
S1VW 1 ind -
it $?J5 I;?,? -S?.',,Cs. ?Uf"a S,2-4, anrt S9 85
ry hanJi'r.nr -torrn n. rr n aR 1 Vwinaf ll'r.'n Top
h-ot. InnuwMu- ty natty ",atf. In cnn ilcuna an 1
.nd Ptjliih; iTcrtli K. rhlt. Oxfonls an 1 Cir:-
iir Az c ray haniliw sr-
$4.95 SUITS Sff'.Vt-Vl.S.5? S4.37
Fo" Ilotf Doubl'-Kmsted anl Men's and Yonns Mn's swell
MnKl-Hra-ted Z-til" e Suits -,, .-o.its. Overcoat". Ul'ters
ate ; to Is. Very h" Importel an.1 It-irUn. In all tl'e lttest
aisl domestic ehetlotl and cis-anl nobbiest "tries, Keegeys,
elmeres. In stripe" plalls ard .'oteru. Vicunas. Frleres,
nolLy ndstute; all are hin 1-1 rcueh ami smjcth efects; th
tomely tailored ard trimmed, kind tailors chare". 13) to KJ
Ar- worth j:(w. 'fur- SI2.50 and S9.7S
Mtn's Holiday Slippers.
JsaLaaataaaaB Men's Pebble Grain and A Q.
B Alligator Clippers fOb
amB' Men's Donro'a Tan nnl QC
V niiclc Sllppir dvlb
mWW Men's Vici Kid Opera and 91 MV
mK Kverett tan or b ack ollppersCI. tJ
P Men's t-atin Calf Lace or l 4C
Consrress bnoes dlitJ
Men's Hox Calf and Patent Ivather Lace PQ r
Shots. Union Stamped virJ
Men's Vici Kid Velour aad Box Calf Lace CO QC
Shoes, heavy soles, hand sewed C&.wd
LadUs' felt warm lined Jaliettes, with leather soles. 7Se
Ladies' vici kid and calf Lace Shots, hesvy so!esSl.95
ISovs' and Youths oil (jnin Lace Shoes Si. 39
Children's v'ci kid Lace Shoes, patent leather Q.
tips, g'4 to 1" ( Ou
Mlses vici kid and calf Lace Shoes, with heel tt QQ
orsprlae heel wl.Ut)
Sts. and 612 Washington Ave.
thorough inspection of tho post- In. his
horor a dress parade was held. He- after
wards took lunch in tho officers quartern.
Tho General expressed himself as de
lighted with the cordial weicomo that had
been extended htm In St. Louis.
BOXING GLOVES, per set of four, frd! -St
up. Rawlings Sporting; Goods Company,
CO Locust street.
NO MAIL CARS GO TO KIRKWOOD
Suburban Company Discontinues
This Brandt of Its Service.
Since tho decision cf the Supremo Court
regarding tho contest between tho St. Louis
and Mcramec River Street RaUway Cori
pany and the city of Klrkwood over tho
taxts for runnln? the cars through thi
city. Kirkwood has had no more stre;t
railway mails. The Suburban Railway of
ficers concluded that It was less expensl"
tu forfeit their contract with the Govern
ment than to run the cars. This eurtail-t
Klrkwood's mail service by four deliver! ;s
A card giving reason for the discontlnt
ance was plated jesterday In all Kirf
wood cars. It ls signed by Charles Turner,
president of the Suburban companies.
HERS HAD BEEN A QUIET LIFE.
Marriage of Girl Who Had Seen
but Little of the World.
Pana. 111., Dec 22. Edward Haines anl
Miss Cora, Jones of Cowdcu were marrlet
jesterday. They tamo to Pana on th-ir
hone moon ami attended an entcrtainnwr.t
at a local theater. Mr1. Haines, who 1 nt
parsed her twentieth jear, had never been
away from the place of her birth; hat
never been on a, train or attended a the
ater. Tlie couple at the play received moi
attention than tho performers.