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THE REPUBLIC: FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 1902,
BENCH WARRANT OUT
FOR JOHN H. BECKER.
RIENDS ARE VICTOitiOUS;
SUBSTITUTE PASSES SENATE
'Member of Kochambeau Party
Compliments People of United
States on Their Culture.
ROBERT DE BILLY DEPARTS.
Makes Interesting Comment on
the Country From the Stand
point of a Thinker and
New York, June 19. Robert de Billy, a
member of the mission sent to the unveil
ing of the Rochambeau statue at Washing
ton by President Loubet, and himself a.
member of the Cabinet of II. Delcasse.
Minister of Foreign Affairs, failed for
France to-day on the steamship Touralne.
M. de Bil.y declined to be interviewed on
an pMiueal subject, explaining courteous
v that bis position in the French Foreign
I'ffic preentfd. but of his visit he said:
Ameri.-a, which to the average Ftench
rnin is only a eountry where rapid fortunes
lire made. Is for the well-educated French
man a land of universities I mean a land
where knowledge is cultivated with a real
passion for truth and an entirely unpreju
diced mind. This Is a point where America
and France are closely connected. AH
French effort since the Revolution has been
toward finding laws which would apply not
only to the Frenchman, but to all man
kind. "In Franco that effort lias been success
ful, as many rations of Kurope have been
transformed bv our methods; but we paid
a high price for that result, as we had to
right against our neighbors, and even
nralnst our own citizens. You had the diffi
cult tafk of raising to the standard of Dem
ocratic principles tae millions of subjects
of Kings and Emperors, who camo over tile
ocean to vou. Hut your experiences have
been more successful in that line than ours,
because In a country where rank and title
do not exist It Is easier to make laws for
man considered as an American citizen.
Therefore, In France, we look to your
Democracy as the greatest community
where I'emocratic methods have succeeded
uuil the opinion of the well-educated Amer
ican is most valuable to us. as we believe
you to be the most Impartial of all foreign
nations on Continental affairs.
"Reciprocally. It seems that our continu
ous effort toward truth and Justice, al
though It Is met by great difficulties, de-s.i-i-i
the attention of American opinion.
and that If the unlvrslty man In America
knows all, the avenge man of the street
knows ven- little about us.
"The task of the papers and reviews and
I am aware that they already understand It
thoroughly Is to place before the eyes of
the readers all the facts showing that our
intellectual effort Is directed toward the
same end as that of the United States, and
that In affairs where America Is Interested
our opinion is the most Impartial and the
most friendly that exists on the Continent.
"I leave America, after a stay of a month,
with most agreeable memories, and I hope
the vllt r.f the Rochambeau Mission will
leave a lasting memory of good will be
tween our two Republics."
In ike City.
NATIONAL (JLAItU SUPPLIES The
Jlissourl National Guard yesterday received
their y.-ar's supplies. eonsis.tIng of 500 khaki
uniforms, V campaign hats, tentage and
targets K-er thing is new. and at the
next drill the men expect to appear In their
AVISIIAKD AVIXS .Tu.llee Hanler yes
terday sustained the replevin suit of V. S.
Wlshard against George Hake and Belmont
Hake for a race horse named "The Middle
ton." assessing the value at $290. The Hakes
valued the horse at J1.000.
VIIIUS TO ET HIS BOY Chnrlen C
Jones applied to the Circuit Court yester
day for a writ of habeas corpus to get pos
session of his son. IUchard, S years old,
who. It Is stated, is In the possession of
Annie llyron and her husband, James, No.
17 South Twenty-second street. The boy.
It is stated, was In the custody of his
mother, Alice, the divorced wife of Jones.
She died a week ago. airs. Byron is said
to be her relative. Jones tried to get his
son when his wife died, but the JJyrons
would not give him un. it is stated. Judge
Spencer crnered that the boy be produced in
ourx yesiercay aiternoon, nen deputy
Sheriff Frank Burns went to the home of
the Byrons to serve the writ of court he
was informed that they had sone to the
country. Another writ was issued return
able ii-xt Monday.
FELL FROM CAR Mr. Ellen Dle-
guno of No. mi Bacon street, while alight
ing from a Grand avenue car at Grand
avenue and Olive street last evening, slip
ped and fell to the pavement, sustaining
a contused hip and concussion of the brain.
She was taken to the office of Doctor John
Dean at No. 319 North Grand avenue, where
her injuries were dressed. She was sent
home in an ambulance. Her condition is
not thought to be serious.
HAnXESS DEALERS' ASSOCIATION
The St Louis Retail Harness Dealers' As
sociation met last night and made arrange
ments for their annual railroad excursion to
Falling Springs, 111., on Sunday, August 10.
H. C. Janssen, George Grassmuck and G.
F. Yvlttkopf compose the Arrangement
Committee and they have promised valu
able prizes for athletic sports and games.
SIRS. EGAX WAXTS DIVORCE Clara
W. Egan alleges in her suit for divorce,
filed in the Circuit Court yesterday, that
her husband, Frank, took their children to
a saloon and tried to force them to drink.
The cnlldren are William, aged S years, and
Grace. 7 years old. She also avers that her
husband spent his earnings for drink,
treated her cruelly and failed to support her.
He llnally deserted her, she states.
TVO MORE S3IOKE WARRANTS
Smoko Inspector Charles H. Jones swore
out warrants yesterday against John
Stuckcs. manager of tlie St. Louis Candy
Company of Ninth and Gratiot streets, and
B. G. Crosby, president of the St. Louis
Cordage Company of Jlcnard and Soulard
streets. The warrants charge a violation
of the smoke-abatement ordinance.
KNOCKED FROM HIS CAR-Franlc n.
Jtaxey, a conductor on the Creve Coeur
c'ectrlc line, was knocked from his car and
reverely injured yesterday morning. While
his car was rounding a curve about a
quarter of a mile west of the Delmar
aruen. ne stepped out on tne inside run-
ng ooaru. iie was knocked from ih
llriard In collision with an iron trolley pole
which sets between the tracks. He sus
tained two scalp wounds and a fracture of
the collar bone. Motorman Charles H.
Carrolton picked him up and took htm on
the car to the De Ballviere avenue sheds,
where his Injuries wero attended. After
wards ha was forwarded to the St. John's
GIFTS FOR EUnEICA COLLEGE.
Annoimccnientft of Sums Atrreatlnfr
$118,500 at Annual Exercises.
Eureka. 111., June 19. The annual com
mencement exercises of Eureka College
were held this morning. Owing to a wreck
on the railroad the speaker, George H.
Combs of Kansas City, was unable to
reach here, and President R. E. Hlerony
mus delivered the address of the day in his
The degree of Bachelor of Arts was con
ferred on the following: James S. Compton,
Weston. O. ; Ida B. Davidson. Eureka: Rose
Haynes. isureka: orvllle c. llorlne, Colfax;
.ewis uray Hun. Danville: Lee J. Lantz.
Congervllle: Herbert P. Shaw. Los Anneles.
CaL: David A. Shepard, Sterling; lira. Clara
It was announced that Doctor and Mrs.
N.' B. Crawford had given the college $23,000
ana uiai oumi Limui nau aiso pieagea L,
UX on' condition that the college meet the
requirements of the recent gift of Thomas
Bondurant that J100.WO be raised. On Its
meeting these requirements Mr. Bondurant
agrees to give the institution 130 acres of
fine Illinois land.
Read The Republic's "Help Wanted" col
umns when In need of work. Two hundred
wid six positions advertised to-day.
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SiAZAYA , r. J
PANAMA'S lini'IlESEXTATIVB if
SAYS TITLE IS All- RIGHT.
Washington, June 19. M. Lampre,
secretary of the new Panama Com- !
pany, who came to this country to -
make the final offer of the canal prop-
erty lor w,ihj.wu, said:
"If tho House accepts the Senate bill
I think that President Roosevelt can
be convinced within six months that $
the title Is absolutely clear and that
O there are no dangerous legal and dip-
lomatlc complications. There will be
no delay and America will get her
Washington, June !. After a contest
that will be historic, the Senate to-day
passed Senator Spooner's substitute for the
Hepburn canal bill, providing for the con
struction of an Isthmian canal. It Is a bill
in the Interest of the Panama Canal Com
pany only so far as It provides that the
President shall authorize the construction
of a canal via Panama If he can get a
clear title and acquire the Panama property
If he cannot acquire the Panama property
and get clear title, then he Is to authorize
tho construction of a cannat via. lake
The vote was not quite so close as was
expected, because, when It became appar
ent that the Spooner amendment would
win by a small margin, three or four Sena
tors flopped over.
The real test vote came on substituting
the Spooner bill, which was ayes 42, nays
34, a majority of eight.
SENATOR MORGAN SAYS
CANAL IS ASSURED.
Senator Morgan, who for neatly thirty
years has been lighting and working every
day for a Nicaraguan canal, now says that
the action of the Senate to-day. In his opin
ion. Insures a canal across the isthmus. It
was expected that he would take a very
gloomy view and Insist, as he has been In
sisting In the Senate, that the passage o
the Spooner bill would mean no canal at alL
On the contrary, he Is satisfied that the
outlook Is encouraging, and believes a canal
by way of Panama will be speedily con
structed. Interest, of course, at once shifts to the
House. It 1b expected that Representative
Hepburn, chairman of the Committee on
Interstate and Foreign Commerce, will fight
the Spooner amendment, but practically all
the leaders there are In favor of accepting
It rather than even the risk of going before
the people at the fall elections with no
legislation at all.
Speaker Henderson and Representatives
Payne, Cannon and Grosvenor. are all In
favor of accepting the Spooner bill. Indeed,
there Is little doubt that the Spooner bill
REED GREEN WOULD
WITHDRAW HIS NAM
Democratio Nominee for Congress
Says Father's Death Has Hade
Cairo, III., June 19. Reed Green to-day In
a letter to the Congressional Committee
withdraws from the candidacy for member
of Congress from this, the Twenty-fifth
Since he received the nomination of the
Democratic Convention, the death of his '
father, the late Judge 'William II. Green,
occurred. This has Imposed on Mr. Green
additional private business, which demands
The announcement of his withdrawal
causes much regret among the Democrats
and many Republicans, as many of the lat
ter would have supported him in the com
ing contest, and It Is generally believed that
had he been able to make the race, he would
have represented this district in Congress.
BRYAN SNEERS' AT MEETING.
Asks Why Hill and Cleveland
Should Be Harmonized.
Lincoln, Neb., June 19. Mr. Bryan
thought so lightly of the Invitation to at
tend tho harmony meeting that he nas
gone to Arkansas on a lecture tour. He did
not cvon reply to the invitation because
he believed it but a gathering of 'rcorgan
lzers." He said:
"Hill and Cle-elnnd nre in nttnrl Whr
sho-ild it seem necessary to harmonize Mr. i
inn ana mt. Cle-ewnd7 They have always
been In harmony whenever Wall rtieet
demanded harmony. Why should Cleveland
be Invited to a Democratic meeting. :mv-
way? Until he expresses an intention to !
return tn th npmrtrntl. niHv l,aa I., I
-uww,. j lic nuuuiu utz ujbiicu iu speait
The Republic Is the leading "Room-for-Ilent
medium of St. Louis. Seven hundred
ond fifty-five ads. printed to-day.
Washington, June 19. Army orders wers
issued to-day as follows:
mT5S?aT5 "J1"?1 Major Albert JCIskero. Com
missary, Is extended one month.
n T&m Tn" Jnonlh J" granted First Lleutcn-
?Tmas.Jacll!-on' COrf f Engineers.
ttSri- i VS;?,Hulan,JrUt,e- Thirtieth In-
Lieutenant Colonel James Buchanan. Fifth r
R rri1i..con,,lnue. ta eofflmand ft the Porto
ni.iS''iS.'T1 "' of inrantry and the
frrtEehpIhn,ifpnpt,-nk" "" & SSSSt
The followlnr transfers are made a th M
If .Vhe .f?ee,3 concerted-" Captain Har??
Bailey, from the Twenty-Brst Infantry to the
Twenty-seventh Infantry. Company L- eratiln
pomaa Dwyer. from the Twenty-rev.iJth in
".l0 He Twemr-nrst Inrantryf Company r
Captain Seaborn Chiles from the StatfenTh In
fantry to the Eleventh Infantry Blxtteiul1 -Private
Oeoree TJ. Smith, general service now
X mCAPA0lM Jv
Vii-ESiiW. ?o,.. joy
s V RICA Wrurfw; ATLANTIC OCEAN
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f "'" " COLOMBIA
dul.ce: j s. r
Vlar nt th. Tetlimna nf TJ.iri'.m slintdnp-
I proposed lnteroceanlc waterways, the Nlcaraguan and Panama Canal routes.
I wl t0 lhc Potent within a wek with
wie approval 01 uom nouses.
How much In earnest the Senate was Is
shown by the fact that It adopted as an
amendment to the Spooner bill elaborate
provisions, offered by Senator Bacon, pro
viding for the appointment of a commission
that shall have charge of construction, and
also adopted an amendment, offered by
Senator Fairbanks, which Is a provision au
thorizing the Issuance of $130,000,000 of bonds,
to be taken by popular subscription, which
are to run for ten years.
As a further Illustration that It Intends
to sta. J or fall by the Spooner bill, the
Senate went through the fiction of Insist
ing upon its amendment to the House canal
legislation, and appointed a committee to
confer with tho House Senators Morgan,
Hanna and KIttrcdge.
These three Senators, It Is expected, will
stand together because Senators Hanna and
Klttredge are enthusiastic supporters of the
Spooner bill, and Senator Morgnn has ac
quiesced In the day's work of the Senate.
The bond Issue of $130,000,000 voted by the
Senate will fall $31,000,000 short of paying
the entire cost of the Panama CanaL The
cost of constructing the Panama canal, as
estimated by the commission of which Rear
Admiral Wallter was chairman. Is $141.23$,
3.'5. as against the cost at Nicaragua of
But to the cost of Panama must be added
the J40.0CO.000 that is to be paid to the Pan
ama Canal Company for Its rUhts. property
and franchises, bringing the cost to $IS4,-
HOUSE LEADERS INCLINED
TO ACCEPT SUBSTITUTE.
No sooner did the news of the passage of
the Spooner substitute reach the House
Uian a canvas of sentiment was begun by
leading members to ascertain the probable
outcome. Lieutenants of Speaker Hender
son were among the various members talk
ing over the situation and conspicuous on
the floor, as also getting at the feeling of the
House, were Representative Cannon, chair
man of the Committee ond Appropriations,
and Representative Burton, chairman of
the Commutes on Rivers and Harbors.
Representative Hepburn, the father of tho
bill in tho House, won very much disap
pointed at tho vote In the Senate, and up
to within half an hour before It was taken
hoped that the NlcarJgua route would be
one of the House conferees Uiat he should
stand out for the Houso bill, unless It
should become apparent that by this action
no legislation would result.
It Is known, however, that nearly all of
the House leaders, fearing to go before the
country with no Nicaragua canal legisla
tion passed and no Cuban reciprocity, are
now bendinc their efforts toward getting
?n acceptanco of the Spooner substitute.
Senator Morgan's hopeful view of the
at th rfcrulttrii station In Kansas City, ts trans
ferred to the hlgnal Corns as econd-clapa pri
vate and ordered to Fort Myer, Va.
Official Forecast Announced
To-Day and To-Morrow.
TTashlngton, June 19. Forecast:
Missouri Showers and cooler Friday: Saturday
fair and warmer.
Illinois Showers and cooler Friday; Saturday
fair and warmer: variable winds.
Kansas Showers rridav. with cooler la the
south portion: Saturday fair and warmer.
iiistem Texas Fair Friday and Saturday:
prohably rains Saturday in northern portion;
fresh routheast winds on coast.
"VWetern Txas Fnlr: coolor In north, fair In
southern portion Friday: Saturday probably fair.
Indian Territory. Oklahoma and Arkansas
Showers and cooler Friday; Saturday probably
St. Louis. Thursdaj. June 1. 1W2.
C:9 a. m. 6 9 p. m.
Thermometer, degrees 68 IT
Relative humidity W 77
viSc'tv "of wind ..'.'.'.'.:".'..::".::::::::i; i
Weather at 0:o9 a. m.. clear; at 6- p.
cloudy. Maximum temperature. 79; minimum
temperature, 64. Itiver, 19.9 feet.
R. J. HYATT,
I.ocal Forecast Official.
Department of Agriculture. Weather Bureau.
lleteoroloclcal ohservntirns xechMl at St l)uls
June 19. 1W2. at 6:59 p. m. local time nnd 8 p. m.
seventy-tlfth meridian time. Observation mad
at uip same mumeoi n ume ai an stations:
Stations. DlrTp Mx.Raln.tVeather.
Abilene SE vz St Clear
Amarlllo S 7S 91 .... Cloudy
Atlanta N S. Hi .... Clear
IHsmarck W 5B 16 .01 Coudy
Huffalo V 5. C6 .... Clar
Charlotte NE S3 fS .... Fnlr
Chattanooga X 2 f; .... Orar
Cincinnati N 7 s: .... Fair
Cleveland W 7) 75 Clear
Chicago SB ft C! .... Cloudy
Columbus N 7C 2 .... Fair
Cnlro NW "s S.- .... Cloudy
Calgary N'E ".. ..., Fnlr
Chejenno NT. 6-1 71 Hain
Concordia K S& fit .01 Ualn
Tluluth NK M .... Cloudy
Tlubuoue SW 6C 7. Itnin
I)aennort XIV fi 7T .OS Ualn
Des Moines SE SI M .ISdjudy
Denver B TS SI .... Cloudy
nodce Cltv K 75 80 Fair
i:i Paso W J'! l'O .,.. clear
Fort Fmlth E M 90 .... Fnlr
aIve.ton SE Jl tr. Clear
Orand Haven W 6') GG Coudy
Orand Junction W SO 91 Fair
Hnron SW r. C4 .01 Cloudy
Hare w 50 r.6 Talr
Helem N' J5 45 .... cloudy
Indlanapollp N 74 10 Fair
TJacksonvlUe SE M 91 .02 Clear
Kansas City NE 6S 7(1 .CS Cloudy
Little Rock NE M sn .... Hear
Louisville X 78 M .... Fair
Lander X M 6S .... Cloudy
MontKomery SW fg 92 .... p,r
Memphis X 81 Hi .... clv-
Marquette X l CI .... n.ir
Modena SW ss 93 .... rip-ir
Xew York XtV 74 7G ,sr. Ren
Xorfolk Si: 74 M .16 Clear
tXew Orleans W 7S 92 .04 Cloudy
Nashville NK 84 ss .... Clear
North Platte SE M .r6 .16 Cloudy
Omaha NE E4 CO ,8 Rain
Oklahoma S 93 91 .... Fair
Philadelphia W 78 8J .45 Clnr
Palestine SW 94 n .... near
Plttsburc . NE 71 83 .... ciar
Parkersburjr NW 7H 80 .... clear
Pueblo K 82 M .... near
Q'Apnell ., X 5 52 .04 Rain
Rapid City XW S2 54 .W Cloudy
St. Paul SW 13 70 ..rctoudv
Khreveport SE 94 100 .... clear
Sprlnufleld. Ill E 74 74 clear
St. Louis , S 7S 8) .... Coudy
Sprlncfl.ld, Mo s 71 74 clear
Salt Lake XW rn to .... ciea-
Santf Fe s so a; .... Clr
San Antonio' SE 14 96 .... ramr
tvicksburc SE S3 91 R,m
Valentine . a) m .k cloudy
Wiehlncton XW 75 84 Fair
Wichita XE 78 83 .01 Fair
Indicates trace of rain.
. R. J. HTATT.
Local Forecast OfScIaL
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umns when In neeo ot work. Two hundred
and six positions advertised to-day.
Authorizes President to ISuy Pan
ama Property if He Can Ob
tain a Clear Title.
Senator Morgan, Original Exjic-
nent of "icaragiiau linute,
Voted for Spooner Measure
Believes House Will Accept.
the relfltive TlOSltlonS and lengths Of the tWO
. HANNA EXPECTS RILL O
, TO PASS THE HOUSE.
Washington, June 19. When asked
whether, in his opinion, the action of
O the Senate meant that there would be
an Isthmian canal. Senator Hanna
said: . t
& "It will mean an Uthmlan canal If
I can bring it about My own opinion
Is that the House will accept tho
Spooner bill. I know a great many
members who have changed since the
House passed the Hepburn bill. I do
not know how Mr. Hepburn feels, but
O I hope he will take the view that Sen- r
fr ator Morgan does, that the passage of
O the Spooner bill means that a canal
will be built, and will consent to the 4
acceptance by the House of this meas- p
T hope to sea a canal started very
speedily. I am pledged to do every-
thing in my power to push it"
case and his final vote for the amended bill,
believing that it will be accepted by tho
House, has had great iniluencc among the
leading Representatives and there was no
doubt to-night that legislation would llnally
pass both branches and a canal be assured.
The direct vote on the Spooner amend
ment was a follows:
Foster lUrtsh.l McCumber,
i '.amble. Mlllaril.
Rule. l'latt (Coon.),
Jones (Ark.). Scott.
Jones (Nev.). tipooner.
UcComaa. "Wetmore 12.
Foster (I.a.). Cerkins.
Han ley, liatt (X T.).
Morgan. Vest 34.
The following pairs were announced, the
first name In each case being favorable to
Panama, and the Becond against it: Depcw
with McEnery. Dillingham with Tillman.
Dolllver with Money. Kean with Gibson.
McLaurln of South Carolina with Simon.
Elklns and Rawlins were absent and un
The speech making was closed by rormr
Mayor Thomas Taggart of Indianapolis,
whose address wag necessarily short. He
raid that if everything said by tho speak
ers relating to harmony were carnea. out
Indiana would in 1904 show a line Democrat'
' lc majority.
TRY TO GUT DOWN
Strikers Find More Fuel on Mar
ket Than They Had Con
TVllkesbarre. Pa.. June 19. Now that the
call for a special national convention has
been made for July 17. It Is not expected
there will be any very important develop
ments In the coal strike situation until that
It Is not unlikely, however, that some ot
the bituminous districts will take action
similar to that of the Central Pennsylvania
District, which last nlfiht decided to cut
down the soft coal production from that
More soft coal is coming; Into tho anthra
cite market from that section than the la
bor leaders expected, and they will make a
special effort to reduce the output. They
are handicapped In this effort to some ex
tent by the fact that not more than two
thirds of the 42,000 .vorkers In the district
are organized. "
A little dissatisfaction was expressed by
some of the strikers because the date of
the convention was set a month hence. They
feel that something ourIU to be done with
out waiting thirty days.
Strike leaders believe that a partial cur
tailment of coal production, or a total s-
Sension woiua nave a seriuus euect cm tne
uslncss Interests of the country, nn.l they
hope that during the next montn some
plan may be devised by which such a
btate of affairs can be avoided.
A total suspension of coal mining is
practically impossible, l'ccau?e tho United
Aline Workers' organization does mt con
'trol all the miners in the country.
President Russell and Sec-etary-Treasuror
Ryan of the Illinois miners' orsanizallon,
arrived here to-day.
dustry ot the Department of Agriculture.
Nominations Sent to the Senate.
Washington, June 19. The President to
day sent the following nominations to the
Navy Captains to be Rear Admirals, Yates
Stirling and William C. "Wise.
Promotions Commanaer to be Captains, Rich
ard Clover. John . 11. Rle-ckcr. Andrew Dun
lap. John A. B. Smith. Edward 11. linen. Wells
li Field. LJeutenint Conim.mders to be Com
mander. John K. Roller, Jo C. Fremont, Albert
Mertx. Rogers O. Oalt. Vlncendon L. Cottam.
Frank E. Sawyer. Thomas 11. Howard, Walter
C Cowles. Austin M. Knliiht.
Ueutenanta to be LJeutenant Commanders.
Thomas W. Rynn. F, C. Bowers. George It.
llallsbury. John L. Purcell. Frank W. Kelloce.
Reuben O. Ulttler. Sampel II. Leonard. Harry
Phelps. II. c Poundstone. Albert A. Ackerman.
Leo u. Miner.
Lieutenants. Junior grade, to be Lieutenants:
William S. Whlttcu. H. H. Osborn. Clarence Eng
land. Edwin H. Delaney. Frank H. Urumuy,
Charles It Mailory. James P. Morton. Frank i.
Baldnln. William C Davidson, Newtoc Mans
field. Fens C. Hlldreth, Register of the Land Office,
J. M. W. Moore. Receher of Public Moneys,
Illinois Louis J. Ar.pel. Hljhla-id; Winiam" II.
Ilalnlinc. Macomb; Charles S. Xeeld. Normal.
Iowa Charles C. Bender. Sren.er.
Kansas James M. Chtsham. AtcW-on: Theo
dore Griffith. Great Bend: William E. Menoher,
Lincoln' James X. Tltu. Medicine Lodge; Sam
uel R. Peters. Newton: Herbert J. Cornwell, St.
Missouri Thomas B. Cuttle. Carthage; John G.
Richmond. La Belle.
Oklahoma Marshall Lambert. Newklrk.
Congressman Williams Itesnrnrs Seat.
Washington. June 19. Representative
"jvilllams of. Illinois, who ha9 been at homa
attending the Democratic State Conven
tion, has returned to Washington and re
sumed his seat in the House.
Deputy Factory Inspector Charged
With Perjury in Connection
With Kratz Case.
GRAND JURY TAKES ACTION
Testimony Before Judge IJ.vau iu
Charge of Venire Applica
tion the Basis for Pres
A bench warrant is out for the arrest o.
John H. Becker, n Deputy Factory Inspec
tor, wlit was recently acquitted of the
charge ot attempting to bribe Jury Com
missioner George I. Welnbrcnner. The
charge in the warrant Is rerjury.
At S o'clock last night, Mr. Becker, when
seen at his home, denied any knowledge of
a bench warrant being Issued for him, and
said that if it was Issued up to that time it
had not been served.
The charge of perjury grows out of tho
seme case as the charge of attempted brib
ery. While the proceedings to procure a
change ot venue in the Kratz case were
pending in Judge Ryan's Court about the
middle of February. It Is said. Becker went
to Welnbrenner and made a proposition to
him to select a jury which would be fa
vorable to Kratz. Becker. It Is alleged had
a list of names which he wanted substituted
for the names which should be selected.
Welnbrenner refused tho proposition
Something about $1,000 Is said to have been
mentioned by Becker.
Becker was put on the stand at that time
to prove that the community was preju
diced against Kratz and that he could not
ret a fair trial. Circuit Attornev Folk had
I heard of the attempt to approach Welnbren
ner, and he asked Becker if he had ap
proached any of the court officers In re
gard to the Kratz case, or had talked to
any of them. Becker replied that he had
not Judge Ryan ariced him if he bad not
approached the Jury Commissioner. Becker
replied he had not
The same afternoon Weinbrenner testified
that Becker had approached him and asked
him to select a jury favorable to Kratz.
Becker was Indicted for attempted bribery
and the case sent to the Court of Criminal
Correction where a discharge was ordered
by the Court when the case was tried.
Welnbrenner. at this trial, testified Beck
er had come to him rereatedly about the
case and said something about Its being
"worth $1,0." Weinbrenner testified he
was not sure whether Becker meant it
would be worth $1,000 to Becker or to Weln
brenner. When seen at his home and questioned
as to whether any one had tried to serve a
bench warrant on him. Becker seemed much
surprised, and said that he knew nothing
at all about a bench warrant
"Before 10 o'clock this morning," he said,
"I called on Mr. Gomez, my attorney, and
ho knew of no new developments in tho
case. After that time I went to work. At
G o'clock I was In the office, and heard
nothing of a bench warrant being Issued."
At S o'clock he was at his home. No. 1S2I
South Seventh street, and stated that no
deputy had been there, to his knowledge.
"I could have easily been found." he said,
"If any one had papers to serve on me to
day. I was downtown, and my office knew
of my whereabouts."
When asked to make a statement on the
perjury charge, he refused to do so, and
referred the matter to his attorney. John A.
DEATH OF CHARLES S. HILLS.
Former Vice J'r.sident of Catliu
Word was received in this city last night
from Glenwood Springs. Colo., announcing
the sudden death of Charles Spear Hills,
former vice president of the Catlln Tobacco
Company, and well known among St. Louis
A few minutes before the telegram con
taining the news reached here W. G. Hills,
a brother of the dead man, who was former
ly In the tobacco business, underwent an
operation at the JIullanphy Hospital and
hl3 condition was reported to be so serious
that it was detmed advisable not to let him
know of his brother's death, the physicians
fearing that he would not be able to stand
Sirs. C. S. Hills was with her husband
when the end came, and will accompany
the body home for burial. No arrange
ments have been made for the funeral.
Mr. Hills was born In Concwango' County,
New York, slxty-clght years ago. His fa
ther was a manufacturer of woolen Roods.
After receiving hla education In the public
schools of New York. 3Ir. Hills came West
at the ase of 21. He located In Beivldere,
111., for a short time, and not meeting with
riipoh, Ih.r. -ilk,,1 fmi tI.A nH.a rt
Stevenspolnt. Wis., arriving in the latter I
city with a capital of 20 cents. After rafting '
logs ana teaenms scnooi ror about a year
he moved to Leavenv orth. Kas.. and later
helped .lay out the town ot Cottonwood
Palls, of which he afterwards became Post
master. In 1SC0 he moved to Emuorln. Kas..
and nt the beginning of the Civil War he
joined the Kmporla Guards and fought un
der General Lyons. He was wounded at the
battle of Wilson's Creek. Later he made
the nssault on.SJort Itlakely nnd captured
the Southern stionghold. In recognition of
hl3 services he was promoted by President
Lincoln to the rank of Colonel.
After the war Colonel Hills came to St.
Louis and entered the wholesale grocery
business, under the firm name of Perley.
Hills it Co. In 1SCS he became manager of
,le.?riit'1 Catlln Tobacco Company, and
in 1ST? was appointed a director ot that
concern. In IS79 he took a trip around the
world, remaining abroad eighteen month
and on his return he was made vice nrel-
aent ot tne catlln Tobacco Company, which
oflice he held at the time tho company was
abrorbed by the Continental Tobacco Com
pany. After disposing of nis stock In that
concern he retired from business.
Mr. I fills was married twice, the first tlm
In 17T. to Miss Etaline Ilahbltt of Indlan-
?i1!.01 mnd' !51;e,d.fl ln, is;j- atul n 1ST9
Mr. Hilts married Mrs. Eva Sturges Cur
ran, daughter of Samuel Sturgess! '
Hesldes his v.ifu. he le-wes a son. How
ard, aged 10 years. A brother and three sls
tersi living in New York, also survive him.
Although .of a domestic nature, Mr Hills
took a great interest in public alTnirs He
was a member of the Loyal Legion and of
"' "i. ui;m V.IU',
Ivl'lnpv trnilnlo lc nclf-n.l ,1.
his death. -.....-- -".- ot
MUSIC FESTiyALAT PEORIA.
Tlnce Thoiisund Singers Take Part
in Saengerfest Concerts.
Peoria, 111., June 10. Societies have been
arriving all day to attend the twentieth bi
ennial Saengerfest of the Northwestern
Saengcrbund. The first to arrive was from
Keokuk, Ia, quickly folloucd by numerous
societies from Iowa. Wisconsin and Illinois
The Chicago and Wisconsin delegations
arrived on three separate trains, with two
bands. All were me: at the station and
escorted to their headquarters.
I-acrosse. Wis.; to-day cime out an an
applicant for the next Saengerfest.
The opening concert at the coliseum to
night was. attended bv sever.il ihm,n,i
people. President Jacob Schnellbachc'r of
the Saengerresi Association, Mayor Bryan
filA-S? SiSie,rl, 'und ex-
the vMUnir societies (.seeing to
The music of the concert tr, e .- u
orde? Three thousand v'VSs ILl hSfrh
HwTmr.nv ?2US?i Vior5.i?vf ."J:
more will come
Several soloists of internntlnnnt nwii.tin.
are assisting In tho concerts Miss Carrie
Bridwcll. Miss Poddle Ross. Frauleln Car
rie Seyferth, Miss Lillian Bruce Moregan.
Mme. Llnne-Stroebel. Mr, George Hamlin
Mr E. Warren K. Howe and Charles Iiur
dlck are amony the number.
Judge ParL-er' Widow Seeks Relief.
Washington. D. C. June 19. Mrs. Isaac
J. Parker, widow of the late Judge Isaac
J. Parker of Fort Smith. Ark., Is In Wash
ington In th. interest of a bill for her
FRIDAY, JUME 20th, 1902.
Leave St. Louis Arrive Chlcagc
The Alton Limited 9:04 a. m. 5:04 p. m.
Prairie State Expross 12:02 noon. 8:05 p. m.
Palace Express 9:00 p. m. 7:15 a.m.
Midnight Special 11:40 p.m. 8: 10 a. m.
Gocd Leaving Chicago at 9:00 p. m. and 11:40 p. m., Saturday, June 2lstv
and 11:25 a. m., 9:00 p. m. and 11:40 p. m., Sunday, Juno 22nd, 1902.
SUPERIOR EQUIPMENT. FAST TIME. ROCK BALLAST. NO DUST.
Derby Day In Chicago Saturday.
"TrarSS ONXjST TA7-.A.-X."
Ticket OrTlcen: Cnrleton Bulldlnff, Six th and Olive Sts., and Union Station.
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ounli fqnlpptd asattneaU. Office of n eteniari and Kiadlj for
roamltahon aal atilce. Udj attendant la wonea't department.
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8662-CHILLVS FRENCH DRESS
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STREET AND NO.,
frgTiaWMiii remedy that cores a cold la ono dss
DECIDED AGAINST TEXAN.
Court Holds That Christian Baldaf
SInst Pay Mr. Mercer Fifty
New York, June IS. Christian Balduf of
Texas loved Mrs. Almee C. Mercer of
Jamaica. L. I.
A Sheriffs Jury In Queen's County Court.
Long Island City, to-day told Balduf to
ray Mrs. Mercer JoO.OOO for breach of prom
ise. The Texan's excuse Is that when he
told his housekeeper of his love ln Jamaica
she upset the house, and seating herself on
the wreck, announced that she alone would
command the ranch. He tried to break the
news gently to Mrs. Mtrcer, but she
couldn't see it the same way he did. and
the J.Vl.OOO verdict against him Is the result.
Evidence produced before the Jury tended
to show that Mr. Balduf was worth COO.000.
that he nas a speculator In cattle, hides
and wool and his letters Indicated that he
traveled In ntyle. In her testimony the
plaintiff said he was always accompanied
by a valet. Several times a year Mr. Bal
duf's buslnus brings him to this city and
It was upon a fateful trip made In 1900 that
the couple met and became engaged on
May 10 of that year. The plaintiff Is a
widow, thirty-eight years old.
At the conclusion of the hearing to-day
a package of letters and telegrams a foot
thick was left In the hands of the Jury and
in Irs- than half an hour it decided on a
verdict. . Mr. llalduf was not present to
defend tne- suit and hear- his letters read.
CRIPPLE FALLS INTO QUARRY.
Clias. Turner, Who Has No Arms,
Sustains Broken Leg.
Charles Turner, -IS years old. of Virginia,
III., while passing the quarry near the
Workhouse yesterday slipped and fell a dis
tance of about twenty feet, sustaining a
broken arm and scalp wounds. He was
taken to the City Hospital. Turner has lost
i,th arms on account of previous accidents.
H1" sa's he i9 ,he mo3t "mucky person alive,
, "fF 12 y;ars oId' wnIIe nla-'nS with his
father's sun.lt accidentally went off.
wounding his left arm so badiy that amnu-
Inl'nn n' r, roa a j n- Qa..n n..., . .
tauon was nccessarv. seven months nn-n
near Nashville. Tenn., he fell asleep on th"
railroad track and was struck by a train,
as a result his other arm had to be ampu
tated. Christian Entlenror Convention.
REPUBLIC SI'KCI ' '
Oklahoma City. Ok.. June 19. Tho So
ciety of Christian Endeavorers. which has
been holing Its territorial convention here
for the past three days, closed ts session
to-night. The officers elected for the en
Bulng year are as follows: The Reverend
L. L. VanClevc. president. Oklahoma Cltvr
the Rererend Ralph 3. Lamb, -rice president.
6, 8, lOandlSjeara.
CORRECT POST OFFICE ADDRESS.
AN roRAirr patterns asd
SIZES JfAMED ABOVE.
ljliilgntnraIon every box of the genouu
Krebs, I. T.: Miss Fannie B. Williams, cor
responding secretary. Carney, Oly Miss
May Dawson, recording secretary, EIReno,
Ok.; Miss Cora J. Rboades. treasurer. Enid,
Ok.; Miss Anna Shoenbalr, Junior superin
tendent. Guthrie. Ok.
Confirmed by the Senate.
Washington. June 19. Confirmations
August C. Wolff, Consul at Warsaw,
Russia; W. H. At well. Attorney. Northern
District of Texas; Henry Terrell. Attorney,
Western District of Texas.
Oklahoma G. Y. Walbrlght. Stroud.
Nebraska E. N. Allen. Arapahoe: C. A.
txing. North Uend.
Iowa A. 8. Hazelton, Council Bluffs.
Missouri M. Mann. Slater: N. R. Hus
Kansas J. A. Schmltt, Ellsworth.
Condition of Indian Fnndsj.
VInlta. I. T June 19. A statement from
the Indian Inspector's office for the Indian
Territory shows the amount of funds held
ln trust by the Government of the United
States for the five civilized tribes, and on
which the Government pays Interest, Is as
follows: Chcrokces. J2.719.0M.S0: interest.
Jl?i9u2.S0; Chlck3saws. J1.2G9.G35.S0: Interest,
SC.334.7S; Choctnws. S302.953.31; Interest, W5,
1.75: annuities. S10.S20.00; Creeks. J1.9S2.930.
33; Interest. S39.H5.4; annuities. S24.300.00:
Semir.oles. J2,07t..05: interest, SlO3.50O.0i).
CarrolKon Clrll-Srrvlce Examination.
Washington, June 19. The Civil Service
Commission announces that an examination
will be held at Carrollton. Mo., July 26. for
the positions of post office clerk and carrier.
Conjiressmnu Joy Returns Friday.
Washington, June 19. Reprcsentatlvo
Joy of St, Louis will depart for home Fri
Preachers, students, hank
ers, brokers, literary -workers,
reporters, editorial writers, ac
countants, actors and persons
of intense mental concentra
tion, can strengthen their
whole 8vsfeni, and greatly in
crease their capacity for men
tal and physical labor, by the
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