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THE BEPUBLIC: SATUEDAY. JUNE 21. 1902.
TO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF.
Yesterday's bank clearances -were J7.9U.
E54. balances J576,50C Local discount rates
wero firm between S and 6 oer cent. Do
mestic exchange was quoted as follows:
New York 25c premium bid, 3Jc premium
asked: Chicago. JCc premium bid, 35e prem
ium asked; Cincinnati. Louisville and New
Orleans, par bid, 10c premium asked.
Wheat closed higher at 72'iSTO4c July.
tOc No. 2 rd. Corn closed hlcfher at Cle
a-sked July. 62Q!V4c No. 2 mixed. Oats
closed at 33e July. 41Uc No. 2 Northern.
The local market for spot cotton was quiet
It Is predicted that the President will call
a special session of Congress this summer
to consider measures designed to relieve
The second conference of Republican Sen
ators on th Cuban reciprocity matter re
sulted In no action. It la believed that this
failure of the second conference 1? slgnifl
rant of a death warrant for tl-e Cuban bill
In so far as this session of Comress Is con
ceraod. The Senate amendments to the Isthmian
canal bill were disagreed to by the House,
and, on motion of Mr. Hepburn, the bill
was sent to conference without the formal
ity of being returned to the committee.
Sentiment In favor of the so-called Panama
bill as against no canal legislation at all Is
gaining ground, and the administration con
fidently expects that the Spooner substitute
will become a law.
Delegate Rodey of New Mexico threatens
to resign his seat If the Senate does not
pais the omnibus statehood bill. Ho de
clares that the people of the Territories
are tired of the procrastinating methods of
Apologies probably will be made to Italy
for the unauthorized publication of the find
ing of the Court of Inquiry In the case of
the American naval officers Imprisoned at
Venice. The War Department probably will
express Its nonconcurrencc with the criti
cism upon the Italian Jails.
The Curtis bill, providing for the allot
ment of the lands of the Cherokee Nation Is
expected to pass at this session of Congress.
After a conference with Senator Hanna
and Representative Dick, Representative
Burton of Ohio has reconsidered his deter
mination not to be a candidate for re-e'ec-tion
LOCAL. AND SUBURBAN.
Ilve stock prices at the National Stock
Yards break all records.
The Board of Public Improvements may
bo compelled to proceed legally to enforco
the adoption of power breakes on street
Cloning exercises of East St. Louis publics
Commencement exercises of Christian
Oeorge L. Edwards elecfed to succeed
William H. Thompson in the Board of
Directors of the Transit Company.
Senatorial question may split Republican
Corner' stone of new M. E. Church at
Granite City to be laid to-morrow.
House adjourns because of no quorum.
Conference of railway and Fair officials
to arrange terminals.
Elizabeth Mohmlne recovers after having
both arms and legs and skull broken In
Eireet car accident.
'The Manual Training School Alumni As
sociation holds Its annual banquet at the
Missouri Prohibitionists In mass conven
tion at Clinton nomlnato a State ticket.
Colonel Theodore Emcrt. who Investigated
the race troubles at Eldorado. I1L, reports
that no conspiracy against the negroes ex
isted. The carpenters" strike at Qulncy, HL, has
been settled by arbitration.
Five persons are killed and twenty-nine
Injured In a head-on collision on the North
ern Pacific Railroad In Minnesota.
Ths Missouri Music Teachers' Convention
closed last night Mrs. W. D. Steele of
Sodalla was elected president. The next
meeting will be held In Jefferson City. In
Parts of Texas are In need of rain. Cot
ton Is not suffering, but would be benefited
The Democrats of Sedalla, Mo., have or
ganized the Jefferson Club, with Colonel
Thomas P. Hoy president.
Business men of Patersoo, N. J., organ
ize a Vigilance Committee to prevent an
archists from living In that city.
Judge Hanecy of Chicago declares that
the Illinois antitrust law Is unconstitu
tional and void In all Its parts. About 1,009
cases against Chicago corporations are af
fected by the decision.
Western coal miners are bitterly opposed
to a. general strike In the soft-coal fields
and may refuse to obey the order If It Is
given, thus splitting the union.
Forest fires threaten the town of Buck
ley, Wash., with destruction, and help is
sent to the place from Taooma.
Forest fires In the vicinity of Mount
Ouray, Colo., have destroyed miny miles
of valuable timber.
In the House of Commons. Lord Beres
ford declares that the whole British ad
miralty system Is rotten.
Emperor William In a speech at Alx-la-Chapsllo
says that religion Is the real
foundation of German greatness.
King Edward VII has canceled all of hi
engagements before next Monday, In order
to husband his strength for the coronation.
It Is reported that lmmemdlately after this
great event ho will go on a cruise on the
royal yacht, and take a. long rest for his
Plans of tho new British shipping com
blno, which has for Its object the utilization
of the Canadian Pacific Railway to secure
an all-British route to the far East, In com
petition with the Morgan syndicate, have
" The American Derby will be run to-day at
.Washington Park. Chicago, probably on a.
heavy track. Thirteen horses are entered
and two or three added starters may be an
nounced to-day. Heno remains the favorite
In the betting.
Jockey Coburn was fined COO by the Judge
of the Harlem race course for habitual
The Forest Park road race will be run to
day. Poughkeepsle Is crowded with collegians
who will witness the lntercolleglato boat
race there to-day. Results are much In
Yale defeats Harvard at baseball In the
first of the season'a series. 7 to 2.
Winners at the Fair Grounds yesterday
were: Robert G. Lansing, Broodier. Wall,
Frank Bell. Pirate's Daughter and Revoke.
Competition for The Republic golf cham
pionship cup, emblematic of the golf cham
pionship of St. Louis, will begin on The
Field Club links near Blssell's Point, at 11
a, m. to-day.
Rockefeller holds Missouri Pacific stock.
President Leeds of the Rock Island will
come to St. Louia to-morrow.
More Southern railroads are Indicted by
Federal Grand Jury In cotton pooling
There are HO positions advertised In the
"Help Wanted" columns of to-day's Reput
llc Head them over If you -want work.
Liverpool, June 20, Arrived: Germanic,
from. New York.
Hamburg, June 19. Arrived: Pretoria,
from New York.
Queeustown. June 20. Sailed: Steamer
New England, Boston.
Southampton, June 20. Sailed: Steamer
Columbia. New York, via Cherbourg.
Sagres. June 20. Passed: Lombardla,
New York, for Naples and Genoa.
Nagasaki. June 20. Arrived: Queen Mary,
Portland. Ore., for Taku and Hankotr.
New York, June 20. Arrived: Fuerst Bis
marck, Hamburg, Southampton and Cher
bourg. Sailed: Cymric. Liverpool.
There are 1J0 positions advertised In the
"Help Wanted" columns of to-day's Repub
lic. Read them overlltyou want work.
ON GROVER CLEVELAND
Accuses Former President of As
piring to n Nomination
for Third Term.
"DEATH'S HEAD AT THE FEAST."
Editorial. So Headed Refers to Mr.
Cleveland's ''Baleful Re-entry
Into Political Activities"
, REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
LoulsWIla, Ky.. June 20. In a scorching
editorial in the Courier-Journal to-morrow,
under the head, "A Death's Head at the
Feast," Henry Watterson flays Grovcr
Cleveland In answer to his speech before
the Tilden Club last night. Mr. Watterson
goes after his old-time enemy In a vigorous
style and does not rr.lncc words.
"It scans," says Mr. Watterson, "a kind
of Irony of fate that It 3hould be a Tilden
club that welcomes Mr. Cleveland's bale
ful re-entry Into political activities. Mr.
Tilden died with scorn and contempt upon
his lips for Grover Cleveland. He under
stood perfectly the coarse texture of Mr.
Cleveland's physical and mental make-up;
his obtuse selfishness; his Ignorant obsti
nacy; his vulgar self-assertion; his Indefati
"Tliat Mr. Cleveland should put himself
forward as a conjectural parti leader Is
proof of a self-confidence which would be
sublime if it were not sinister; because lead
ership with him means office, and nothing
but office. Such well-termed disclaimers as
that which irradiated his elsewiso aptly
phrased speech of Thursday night mean
nothing to thoso who aro familiar with hU
I peculiar methods. They know for a cer
tainty that Mr. Cleveland never puts him
self to the trouble of a public appearance
without a definite obJecUve point and thar
his objective point always relates to his
own appetite and Interest
"From the day he was one-and-twenty
until now he has been an offlceseeker. He
never drew a disinterested respiration in all
his life. We are not permitted, thereTore,
to see in this artfully-timed and ostentatious
reappearance upon the scene from which
he withdrew Into the conspicuous shade of
a great university, anything except the or
ganization of a presidential boom, as It is
.No Chance for His ?tomlnatlo.
"We rather think the party will agree,
without much division, that It has had Its
fill of Mr. Cleveland. The idea of his nomi
nation In 1904 is little short of ridiculous.
He would be hailed by the Republicans as
the Diaz of Democracy, that U. as its only,
onliest Captain General. It Is safe to say
that, as a candidate for a third term in the
White House and for the fourth time as a
presidential nominee, he could not carry a
contested district In Jhe United States.
"The Tilden club has decided not to put
Its best foot foremost Rather, as the say
ing Is, It has 'put Us loot Into It' The
name of Cleveland may still be a name to
conjure with fcr the Republicans; with the
Democrats of the West and South it Is sun
ply hateful. Addressing it the party might
paraphrase the familiar words of Rip an
Winkle. i got enough and I know when I
got enough,' though it would hardly be
able to complete the sentence, and to add,
'I am glad when I get enough.'
"The substance of what Mr. Cleveland
said was done In his characteristically fe
licitous sublimity, but one of the tables
tells of a certain animal with Dad memories
In mind, saying In response to a certain
other animal: "Mr. Fox, you talk too
ECHOES OF TILDEN MEETING.
Cleveland's Speech Arouses Much
Comment in Washington.
Washington. June 20. Former President
Cleveland's speech at the dedication of tho
Tilden Club last night is tho Democratic
sensation of the hour. It has been a long
time slnco Mr. Cleveland made a political
speech, and for many days there has been
much curiosity to see what he would have
to say. Ills speech has aroused much com
ment. Senator Culberson of Texas read the
speech with great interest While not an
admirer of Mr. Cleveland, he said It was a
splendid speech from Mr. Cleveland's stand
point, and was sure that It would accom
plish much good In the North.
Senator Bailey of Texas, who broke with
Cleveland soon after the second Inaugura
tion, sold: "It Is a temperate and well
timed speech the best speech Mr. Cleveland
Senator Bate of Tennessee: "It will not
do to laugh down tho wisdom of Mr. Cleve
land's speech. We must bury our past
factional differences and make an earnest
effort to get together."
Senator Gibson of Montana: "If Mr.
Cleveland and Mr. Hill are willing to come
together in the Interest of party harmony,
I think their axample might well bo fol
lowed In other States. I believe party suc
cess Is only possible by a general harmoniz
ing of factional differences. I believe good
results will follow If the sentiments ex
pressed in New York last night aro lived up
to by the Democratic party In all parts of
Senator Daniel of Virginia: "I dc not
have to be told by Mr. Cleveland that party
succesj is essential to party harmony. T
have always been a great get-together
Democrat, and I do not know how to be
ECZEMAl NO CURE, NO PAY.
Your druggist wiU refund your money If
Pazo Ointment fails to cure Ringworm, Tet
ter.Old Ulcers and Sores, Pimples and Black,
heads on the face, and all skin diseases. Mc
TOOK MONEY TO BUY CLOTHES.
Bertha Weiner Says Companions
Made Fun of Her Attire.
Because her girl friends laughed at her
clothes. Bertha Weiner. 17 years old, giving
her address as No. 1W2 Blair avenue, robbed
her employer, she says, so that she could
dress better. A warrant was sworn out
against her yesterday charging petit lar
ceny. Although the girl comes of good fam
ily and has four married s'sters In St Louis
In good circumstances, not one. she says,
visited her at the Fourth District Station,
where she has been confined since Thursday
1 She was employed by John Hamm. who
cunaucu u, uutwcij ul .u. .urjx r riuiiiin ave
nue. Hamm mlssjd an amount of money
from a small savings bank, and as he had
r.otlced the irlrl buying ribbons and trlm-
i xnlngs became suspicious and accused her
J of taking it. She admitted the theft and
begged him not to prosecute, promising to
I return the amount, about 56.
He refused, however, as she did not have
1 the money, turning the girl over to the po
I lice Thursday night, and yesterday morning
swore out a warrant Before going to the
i Four Courts he Interviewed two of the girl's
sisters, saying he would not press the
' charee If he was reimbursed. The relatives.
however, refused. The girl, who is quite
pretty, sayn If she Is released she will write
to htr father in Germany to send for her.
EXCURSION ON MARK TWAIN.
City Officials, on Inspection Trip,
Will Be on Board.
The hsrbor-boat Mark Twain will be In
commission this afternoon as a passenger
steamer. Members of the City Council,
House of Delegates and Board of Public
Improvements have accepted an Invitation
from Harbor and Wharf Commissioner
Whyte for a ride to the northern and
southern city limits.
In addition to the fifty or more passengers
It will carry a big cargo of refreshments,
including sandwiches, lemonade and Ice
vatap TVitt Hnqt wrlll 1.9V. th. fVirtt rtf
Market street at 1 o'clock. The officials will
Inspect the wharf and If time remains a
stop will be made at the Waterworks pump
ing station at the Chain of Rocks.
There are 150 positions advertised in tho
"Help Wanted" columns of to-day's Repub
lic Read tbem over If you want work.
Lawrence County, by taking an overdosa
of morphine. She left two letter?. In one
she said the act was done because of
trouble. In the other she selected the clergy
man to preach her funeral, six young
ladles for pallbearers and rlace of Inter
ment. She was an orphan, raised near
BRITISH PLANS TO
COMPETE WITH MORGAN.
Canadian I'aclflo to Be UtllUed With.
Shipping Combine to Form All-
Brltlsu Route to Far East.
SPECIAL BY CABLE TO THE NEW YORK
HEltAUl AND THE ST. LOUJS REPUBLIC
London. June Si (Copyright, ISO!) The
British shipping combination which Intends
to compete with the Morjan ryndic.ite for
the North Atlantic and Pacific freight and
paJne business 1 now practically con
summated. Many reports of the formatloif
of the new syndicate, more or less accurate,
have appeared in the last week.
To-day the following details were learned
from a thoroughly reliable source: Sir
Christopher Furness Is to be the head of
tho new combination. It Is to be capitalized
at 2)Sm.M ($l(M,000,Xj. Tho Cunard com
pany is included In the deal.
The British Government has agreed to
increase Iargelj the prts.nt subsidies, while
Canada promises at least Jl.0u0.0CO yearly.
Six large passenger boats, capable of
twenty-five knots an hour, are to be built,
also a dozen slxteen-knot freighters, at an
aggregate cost of t42,EW),000.
The entire capital. It is said, has been
underwritten. One well-known co'tallst.
who offered to take up a big block of
stock, was to'd that the wholo umuunt had
In the m.nus of thie who support the
scheme, the Atlantic aspect Is not sreattr
than the Pacific. The main Idea Is the
utilization of the Canadian Pacific Railway
as tho chief link in ths chain brlnclng Aus
tra'asla, India, China and Japan Into nearer
and mere intimate tcuch with Englsnd and
Frovldin an all-British route, shorter than
any at pre-ent available.
VATICAN ACCEPTS PROPOSALS.
Objects to Taft's Plan Only on
Rome, June 20. The Papal Secretary of
State. Cardinal Rampolla, to-day assured
the Right Reverend Thomas O'Gorman,
Bishop of Sioux Falls. S. D.. that the Vati
can accepts the propositions of Judge Taft,
Governor of tho Philippine Islands, regard
ing the disposition of the friars' lands, on
all the main points, but dissents on minor
The official documents aro being prepared
at the atican, and will bo delivered to
Judge Taft without delay.
There is little doubt that the answer will
be a substantial acceptance of the main
points of Judge Taft's proposal, which In
clude the payment of about $3,000,000 for tha
friars' agricultural lands and a smaller sum
for the rental of the friars' lands used by
the army and the deportation of the friars
to Spain. The actual sums will bo fixed
GE.MEKAL WOOD'S CAUSTIC
REPLY TO DAVII1 It. HILL.
O Washington. June 20. General
O Wood, former Military Governor of
Cuba, to-day authorized the follow- 9-
lag statement In regard to the crltl-
clsm of his administration made by
D. B. Hill at the Tilden Club reunion
In New York last night:
O "Tho statemont made by Mr. Hill
O shows either a most profound igno-
O ranee of the subject to which he re-
fers or an absoluto disregard for the
O truth. If he had ascertained the
facts and desired to state the truth
he would not have made the state-
ment whiclj he is credited to have
PATROLMAN BROWN DISMISSED.
Board Sustains Charges Aga'nst
Him of Intoxication.
The charge of intoxication preferred
against Patrolman Walter Brown of the
Central District were sustained by the
Board of Follco Commissioners yesterday
afternoon, and Brown was dismissed from
the force. Tho charges wero preferred on
April li. following a shooting which oc
curred the night previous, when Dan
Thomas, a negro, was shot through tho
lungs. Thomas died on April 20. Tlrown
claimed that Thomas and two other negroes
attempted to hold htm up. and he fired sev
eral shots. A warrant was Issued against
Brown. At the preliminary trial he was
discharged, the evidence showing that he
acted In self-defense. Evidence was given
at the trial jesterday to show that the po
liceman was Intoxicated when he fired the
shots. Brown was off duty when the shoot
The charges against Probationary Patrol
man A. P. Lindsley of the Ninth District
were laid over until the next meeting.
The following transfers were approved:
Sergeant George Jones, 'from the Ninth to
the Tenth District; Sergeant George Cos
tello, from the Fourth to tho Ninth Dis
trict; Patrolman Luclen Delaney, from the
Ninth to the Seventh District; Probationary
Patrolman Leo McDermott, from the Sev
enth to the Ninth District; Patrolman Hen
ry" Tully, from the Tenth to the Mounted
District; Patrolman Samuel J. Ford from
the Mounted to tho Tenth District
E. W. Grove.
This name must appear on every box of the
genuine Laxative Bromo-Qulnlne Tablets,
the remedy that cures a cold In one day. 25c.
CHANGE OF VENUE FOR EDS0N.
Prisoner Hurried Away and Mili
tiamen Sent Horns.
VIncennes. Ind.. June 20. On the affidavit
of the defendant that he could not get n fair
and Impartial trial in Knox Countv Judge
O. H. Cobb granted n change of venue to
Washington Daviess County, for speedy
trial of the case of William Edson. alleged
assailant of little Itma Pfohl. for whose
life mobs have been clamoring this week.
The courtroom was densely crowded to
day, and the prisoner was speeded back to
1all and taken away on the first train.
Sheriff Summitt discharged the mllltla and
all deputies from further service to-day.
The town is quiet
MAY HAVE TO DRAFT A CAXDIDATE.
No Republican In Flrt District Cnrci
to Oppoiie CongreHsman Lloyd.
Macon, Mo , June Z) The Republican Con
gressional Convention for the First District
is little more than a month away. It will
be held at Kahoka. Clark County, August
i. (.-.ose as u is, mere lias been scarcely
any talk of a probable candidate.
Lloyd's plurality oer Plckler of Adair
County at the latt election was 4,131, a re
sult not calculated to develop many aspir
ants in the RcDubllcan ranks. Llovd'n
' course In the last two years has only served
to make matters worse for the Republicans
ana, as was suggesieu oy a prominent local
Republican to-day, "The convention may
find It necessary to draft a man."
1-or years ihe Republican nomlnaUon for
Congress in the First District hao been gen
erously tendered to any man that may want
It During the past two campaigns, tha
honor has gone to Adair County, and the
Republicans up there, it is said, feel that
they have done their share and mere.
Schuyler County's most available man.
Judge Edward. HIgbce, Is after the nomina
tion for the Supreme Judgeship, and of
course won't try for Washington.
By one of those unaccountable freaks of
fate, a Marion County man Major Charles
N. Clark was nominated and elected In
1S94. BDt when Major Clark encountered
Dick Giles of Shelblna in 1S95. It was clear
that fate was trying to- atone for past mistake--
Unfortunately, the gallant Giles did
not live to enjoy his well-earned laurel
wreath. A special election was called for
1S37. Stm Deiieving in the Marion County
mascot. Clark was nominated to try the
Issue with Lloyd, who. In that campaign,
made his maiden fight for Congress. The
election occurred June 2. and Clark's defeat
Republicans have been looking and hoping
I for a Democratic row that might make It
I worth while to nn a good man. but the
skies are serene. There is no greater doubt
of the election result in the First District
than in Texas. The situation Is too dull to
encourage discussion. But there are earth-
ouakes. cyclones and volcanoes when no
body is expecting them. The election of
Clark was-Just as thrilling and unlooked for
as any other convulsion. It must be a
horje of this sort thnt In5mtrp thA men
t who will pay their railroad faro to Kahoka
Thirty Houses ar Basse l'nte
Carried Out to Sea by u
OLD RIVER BED DISAPPEARS.
Village of La Precheur Invaded by
a Stream of Mud Thick
Clouds of Smoke Issue
From the Crater.
Fort de Frunco. Island of Martinique,
June 20. The rler which flows by Basso
Polnte has risen suddenly four times since
Wednesday, and as a result thirty housjs
at Basso Polnte have been carried out to
The first flood was signalized by the ap
pearance In the valley of the river of n tor
rent of muddy water forty meters wide and
five meters high, which advanced with
The first houses that were struck by tho
rush of waters were shattered and thrown
high into the air. and their ruins were car
ried out to sea on the crest of the torrent.
During all of yesterday afternoon thick
clouds of smoke issued from the crater at
the head of the River Falalse. and the river
Itself has been rushing downward with such
violence that Its banks have been carried
away and the old river bed has disappeared.
The river has now taken a new course.
A bridge over the Falaise has been carried
Ono of the chasms resulUng from the vol
canic eruptions, which rendered access to
the head of the river impossible, is now
filled up with volcanlo matter, which has
solidified, and it Is now possible to cross
tho chasm on tho newly thrown out mate
rial. Torrential rains are falllns in the north
ern part of the Island.
Wind Carries Cinders to Nortli.
Mont Pelec continues to vomit a thick col
umn of cindeis, which tho wind blows to
The village of Le Precheur has been In
vaded by . stream of mud. A great por
tion of th!" village, however, has been car
ried away by floods, which occurred previ
ously. Last Wednesday several French newspa
per representatives, who were exploring Le
Precheur, were vurprlsed while there by an
eruption of Mont Polee. They fled precip
itately, and with great difficulty gained
their boat amid a rain of cinders and sur
rounded by flashes of lightning. The at
mosphere was chargod with electricity to a
Thick clouds of vapor are rising from the
crevasses along the entire northern coast.
It Is said that the water of several rivers
on the island is boiling hot
There Is extreme misery among the peoplo
who live at Carlgot and Its environs. The
town of La Fallalse ii cut oil from com
munication with the rest of the Island.
The people who sought refuge at Lorraine
aro slowly returning to the villages In. the
PROTEST AGAINST CONTRACT
LET TO TWO REPORTERS.
Delrsatlon From New York Claim
Successful Bidders' Figure Were
Higher Than Any Others.
Washington. June 20. President Roosevelt
to-day granted a special hearing to a num
ber of New York men. who made a protest
against the recommendations of Commis
sioner of Immigration Williams In the mat
ter of the letting of contracts for the feed
ing of Immigrants at Hills Island, the
changing of their money and for their
Those composing the committee were
Congressmen Lssler and Llttauer, Judge
Neu, Henry B. Ketchum and Emll Schwab.
Secretary Shaw and Mr. WUliams also were
After liearlnr the principal facts In the
case, the President withdrew from the con
ference, leaving Secretary Shaw to conduct
the hearing, and the result was that Secre
tary Shaw remained firm in his position of
accepting Mr. Williams's recommendations.
On leaving tha White House, Judge Neu
and Mr. Ketchum stated that thoy would
file a vigorous written protest with the
President, asking that the eclon of Com
missioner Williams and Secretary Shaw be
It developed, during the hearing, that
Commissioner Williams had given the con
tract for feeding the immigrants to two
reporters on a New York paper, and It was
alleged that they were not capable of
rendering satisfactory service. It was
further represented that they received the
contract at a figure higher than other bid
ders. If you want a room and don't find one
among the 200 advertised In to-day's Re
public, look again to-morrow. Four times
as many will b printed.
INQUIRIES AFTER WEALTH.
Anxious Persons Seek to Establish
Relationship to Rich Old Miser.
Los Angeles, Cal., June 20. Mayor Sny
der's mall Is packed with letters re
lating to the lato Charles Hill, whore for
tune of IH2.200 would reconcile numerous
lnoulrers to confess relationship to tho
miserly old man who lately died nt the
Good Samaritan Hospital. Apparently the
sole basis for suspecting that Hill was re
lated to these people Is the disappearance
of aged relatives who had come West in
pursuit of wealth. Several have reasonable
grounds for Inquiry, the names of relatives
being similar, to that of the wealthy misan
thrope. One of the most Interesting of the com
munications to arrive was one from Mrs.
Emily Klngsborough of Cleveland, O. She
writes that she adopted and reared as her
own a baby girl, whose mother was unable
to support the child and who would not re
veal her name. When the child was In the
High School, a stranger called and asked
to reo the girl. Hit name wa- Charles
Hill, and he said he lived In California. Tho
stranger said that the girl resembled his
sister, and he expressed an intention to
give her $10,000 when she should bo 22 years
of age. The girl, reared with the belief
that she was the daughter of Mrs. Kings
borough, was left in ignorance of her
possible relationship to the visitor, who
returned to San Francisco. When 22 years
of age the girl died and Hill was notified of
that occurrence. Since then nothing has
been heard of him until the telegram awak
ened the Interest of her foster-mother, who
thought It possible that the dead man was
her adopted daughter's father.
If you want a room nnd don't find one
among the 200 advertised In to-day's Re
public, look again to-morrow. Four times
as many will be printed.
ANTIDOTE FOR X-RAY BURNS.
Dr. J. Mount Bleyer Announces an
New York, June SL By the use of an ap
plication of paraffin. Doctor J. Mount Bley
er announces the so-called burns resulting
from the application of X-rays may be ob
viated. When seen to-day at his office. No. 400
Lexington avenue. Doctor Bleyer was en
thusiastic over the result of his investUra
tions. which had been going on for several
years. He exhibited screens of waxed pa
per and also the paper which had been used
over surfaces which had been treated by tho
"I have demonstrated," said he, "that ths
X-ray may now be used in the treatment
of malignant diseases without having any
undeOrable after effect, and photographs
may be taken without tho surfaces exposed
to the ray being In any way injured by the
so-called burns. I think that in a few days
my brother physicians will be trying this
method, which Is so simple that It may be
employed by any one.
"1 have u2d the paraffin In about forty
cases, most of them cancer and tuberculo
sis, and I am sure the X-ray treatment Is
entirely Dractlcable and not attended by
any Injurious effect"
PASSING OF RELIC OF
Remains of German Village Will
Soon Pass Out of
EXHIBIT COST A FORTUNE.
Promoters of Heidelberg Castle
Lost All They Invested in
San Francisco. June 20. A picturesque
relic of the California Midwinter Fair's
greatest "hoodoo" Is dwindling Into noth
ingness. Once again It Is undergoing the process
of dismemberment, losing most of Its ma
terial being, and soon It will have passed
out of existence.
Of the many Ill-starred undertakings In
that Pacific aftermath of the Chicago Ex
position the one that stood pre-eminently
as a failure was the so-called German
It was designed to make this section
of tho fair the mo3t attractive. If not the
most beautiful. In the grounds, and the
men behind the enterprise strove mightily
to accomplish their purpose of condensing
Into an acre or so of buildings much that
was representative artistically of German
and Swiss architecture of the village
A reproduction of the famed Hcldelberz
castle on a huge scale was to be a fea
ture of this section of the exposition, and
wlien its skeleton began to grow high
above the .surrounding chalets, and homes
of the Rhine, the gratification of the
local sons of the Fatherland was made
manifest In devious ways.
It was to be "Just like a visit to the old
country," the announcement ran, and the
pleasurable expectancy to the day when
German resident looked forward with
he would be enabled to walk into "little
Germans," sip old-country-brewed lager
served In steins by pretty Gretchens, and
listen to the nation's songs and music
Castle Was Never Finished.
When the Midwinter Fair was opened
with the tremendous enthusiasm of an
eager people, a noticeable drawback was
the uncompleted condition of the build
ings, and conspicuous among the lasganls
was tho German Village. Something had
gone awry. There n ere rumors of Inability
to finance the scheme to successful con
clusion, and whllo a number of the smaller
structures were In perfected state, the
crowning feature of the show place the
castle lacked much to make It a finished
product. The village, however, was opened
tor public lnspc-ction, and the regulation
"spielfr," ticket seller and gatekeeper em
ployed. But the sound of the hammer or sw
was never heard there again. The mechan
ics found no recompense for their labors;
all work ceased, exposition visitors began
to regard with Indifference the half-completed
enterprise, and the blighting touch
of a financial Jack Frost made a quick
transformation to a deserted tillage.
The promoters of the exhibit lost a for
tur.o. When the Midwinter Fair ended, one r.f
the extensive purchasers of Its freak struc
tures was the late Adolph Sutro, nnd some
ui happy Impulse turned his desire toward
the houses of the German village. FTom
that time some of his friends date the com
mencement of the troubles that darkened
the declining days of his wonderful career.
Source of expense.
Mr. Sutro purchased several of the build
ings, had them removed to a block of land
below the Afilliated Colleges, and there he
reproduced on a smaller scale tho failure
of the fair. He had fljurcd that It would
be eagerly sought by persons desirous of
conducting a roadside inn, but the seekers
never came. It was unsuitably located, and
lnrtead of becoming a producer of profitable
Income the place Decame a source of ex
pense, nnd never paid enough rental to cov
er the taxes.
K.OW It is undergoing another change one
that leaves but a single building remaining.
Tho settlement of the litliatlon among tho
Sutro heirs has made the site available for
other purposes, and the last relic of the
California exposition will be shifted to a
spot further westward to serve ns a renl
estate ofllce for a few months. Then per
haps the death warrant of the "hoodoo"
will be displayed on Its facade, thus:
BUILDING TO BE TORN DOWN.
FIREWOOD FOR SALE.
CHARGED WITH DECEPTION.
Gillett Alleged to Have Won Rich
Wife by False Pretenses.
San Francisco, June 20. Curious charges
against Doctor Mllo I. Gillett are made by
George Dennis and Josephine Dennis Cro
fut, nephew and niece, respectively, of his
deceased wife, Luetta R. Gillett, who have
contested her will. An amended state
ment of their grounds for opposing It was
filed In court. They make these allega
tions: For a long time prior to her dath shs was an
Invalid, suffering from a fatal cancer, and was
enfeebled in body and mind. Qlilett. by trick,
devlcn and false prttaEts. caused her to believe
that he wav possessed of great ppitltuallatlj pow
ers; that he nfti a slate-rlter and a medium ct
renoun. and Uiat he could bring departed spir
it to her. lie pretended that be had communi
cation with one cf her ceparted husbands. Joeepn
8. Salmon, and by a pretended message from
tialmon sne was directed to marry Olllett. At
the ttme of the alleged marriage between her
and Gillett. November 23. 1190, afte was oer 71
years of ae. and OUett was under the age- of
CO years. Her mental coniitlon then nas such
that she was unable to cite her consent to th:
marrlace. Owing- to her pnyslcal condition she
was Incapable of performing any of the duties
attached to her marrlace vow. Olllett at that
time aa Incompetent to enter into a legal mar
riage, as he had another wife living. He fraud
ulently represented to the deceased that he was
n unmarried man.
At the time of the purported execution of the
will she was not of sound and disposing mind,
on account of her feebleness and because of the
drugs, opiates and stimulants which QlUett ad
ministered to her.
The only legatees named In the contested
will besides Gillett are George Dennis, who
was bequeathed J100. Josephine Dennis Cro
fut, who was given $5. and William and
Beatty Salmon, sons of her deceased hus
band, who were given IS each. The con
testants sav that her estate was the com
munity property of herself and her first
husband. E. K. Rogers.
Mra Gillett died on April 10, 1S01. In his
petition tor the probate of the will as ex
ecutor GUIett said that she was over 60
years old nt the date of the will. August 8.
1900. He mentioned that his own age was
over II years. The estate was appraised at
DR. JACOB F. MEYER KILLED.
Prominent Surgeon's "Wife De
tained by Buffalo Police.
Buffalo, N. Y., June 30. Doctor Jacob F.
Meyer, one of the best-known surgeons in
this city, was shot through the heart to
night and instantly killed.
His wife, who was the first person to in
form the police of the shooting of her hus
band Is at an East Side police station in a
highly hysterical condlUon. No charge has
been preferred against Mrs. Meyer, and the
fiollce say she Is being kept under surveil
ance because of her nervous condition. Mrs.
Meyer rushed into the police station to
night and Informed the desk Sergeant that
her husband had been shoL She carried a
small handbag and said the revolver with
which her husband was shot was In It.
Xegrro World's Fair Movement.
The Reverend J. 11. Conner of Little
Rock, Ark., manager of the negro depart
ment. World's Fair movement, was in the
city yesterday, in conference with attaches
of the World's Fair headquarters. Doctor
Conner says the better class of negroes
throughout the country are enthusiastic
about the Fair and will do their best In
the way of collecting exhibits If an oppor
tunity be given.
The progress of the negro In the South
since the war, he says, has been wonder
ful. Their advancement has been unnoticed,
he says. The negroes own millions of dol
lars' worth of property, and although they
are not so much in politics as they were
years ago. they own more homes and
Doctor Conner was referred to A. H.
Fletcher, chairman of the St. Louis com
mittee of negroes, representing the World's
Letter from Miss Georgie Bryan, Sec
retary of the Social Economic Wo-
man's Club of Memphis, Tenn.
How many beautiful younff girls develop into worn, listless and hope1"'
Tromen simply because sufficient attention has not been paid to their Pny."?'
development. No vroman is exempt from physical weakness and lr,
pain, and younjj girls iust budding into womanhood should be careiuiiy
guided physically as well as morally. '
If you fcnow of any Y0tinr lady who is sick and needs motlierlj
advice ask her to write to Mrs. Pinkhara at L,ynn, Mass., who will
give her advice free from a source of knowledge which is un
equalled in tho country. Do not hesitate about stating dctaiil
which one may not like to talk about, and which, are essentia
for a full understanding of the
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"I can heartily recommend Lydia E. Pinkharn's Vectnhlo
Compound to all young girls, for I have u?ed it myself with the best cf
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which I did; and I was most pleased with its results. The monthly
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were all cured by Lyd-a E. Pinkiiam'.s Vegetable Compound, and I
now always keep it on hand to help me over t,:cL d.iys.-'
How Mrs. Pinkham IJeipcd Fannie Ktime.
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Menstruation has been coming twice in each month am1 I have sueh
pains in my back and limbs and womb, and such hot llusira that it
seems as though I would bum up. I have had doctors treat me but
thev have done me no good. Can you hehi mo ?"' 3Iiss FA.""in Eujirx:,
1922 Chester St., little Rock, Ark. (Sept. :0, 1C00.)
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of the benefit I have derived from your advice and the use of Lydia K.
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have all left me and my menstrual trouble is corrected. I am very
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Kl-mpe, 1922 Chester St., Little Rock, Ark. (Dee. 1C, 1000.)
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Richard I Was Stripped at His
Own Coronation Other
At all coronations, old and new, there aro
to b found queer customs and quaint ob
servances, which, in view of the approach
ing coronation of King Edward VII, are
How few of us have been aware thit tfce
"chairing" of the victor in a competition,
or the successful candidate at an cice'lon.
Is but a survival of the nnciert coronation
ceremony of the warlike 'rioes of Germany,
who, when they chose n King, liolated him
on a large snleld, anil carrud him In ;tl
It Is worthy of note, too. In this .'onneo
tlon. that, to show their Independence, tho
Germans of that day usd to play iir.c
tlcal Jokes on tnelr sovereign, and endeavor
to upset him by shaking the ..hield.
To-day Germans have given up such hu
One ot the first genuine royal orcr.a
tlons in England was In A. D.. 783, when
Prince Egbert, tho son of Olfa, IClng ot
llercia, was "hallowed to King" by his
father. Of what form Ihe ceremony con
sisted no details are given, and even of the
coronation of Judith, a French Princtw,
on her marriage with Ethelwulf in SS6,
the information forthcoming Is decidedly
meager. As a matter of fact, not until the
time of William the Conqueror did our old
chroniclers consider coronations worth not
ing at any length.
At William the Xoxtnan's crowning, the
question: "Will ye havo this Prince to be
your King?" was answered bv the people
with sucn loud shouts that tho .'oraan
garrison in the city, thinking tho English
had revolted, were so alarm :d that tcey
immediately began Betting houses on lire,
wUteut m?klns any runner investigation.
while William, who heard tho tumult,
sat trembling at the foot of the altar, rite
people forgot all about the ooronitljn. r.d
rusned out of the church; the ErgJsh
hastening to stop the lire, the Normans
bent on plunder.
There was, perhaps, more excitement, at
a less cost, about tno old coronations than
Is to be found In more modern ones, and the
loss of life in this Instance, was compara
tively trilling to that fearful disaster at
the coronation of tho present Czar or all
The Czar, on being crowned, was anoint
ed practically Just as he stood Rich
ard I had to undergo a much less pleasant
experience, for we llnd that the attendants
stripped the monarch "to his trousers and
shirt." even the latter twlng lelt open on
account of tho anointing.
On this occasion tho ceremony was
marred by a sanguinary riot. Richard had
Issued an edict probihltlnc any Jew from
entering the church during the coronation.
A Jew, however, having effected an en
trance, was struck n the face. Things
then assumed a serious aspect, a tumult
arose, and eventually Richard was com
Delled to Issue a proclamation before tran
quillity was restored.
When. In 1236. Henry HI married "tho
Lady Eleanor." the citizens of London
bore 300 and threescore cup3 of gold and
sliver "afore her" at the coronation "solemn-wise."
and after the ceremony tbe
citizens served out wine in the cups "to
everle one In great plentle." and "nothing
was wanted that could be wished."
At the coronation of Edward I more
were "let go at Ilbertla (catch them that
catch might) ECO great horses." by Alexan
der. King of Scots, and others who did
Richard II. on being crowned, caused
certain water conduits to run with wine
"for the space of three hours together."
and In the "upper end of Chepe" a "cer
tain castle with four towcra" gushed forth
divers kinds of wine all day long, "neither
was anie forbidden were he never so poor."
This delightful state of things, however,
probably reached a climax when Henry IV
la Cheapslde and other thoroughfares
who eac GiU tint mo auOT4tnt.au ua. letter!
Ever mid; from St. Louis to
Can be secured this season via the
Through Sleepers Dining Cars.
I NEW TICKET OFFICE, SEVEHTII and OLIVE
, there were wine fountains "running per
' petually" and dispensing white wines and
, red to all and sundry.
Edward IV was crowned on February -0,
' 15W. and on that clay, as the King passed
i 'TauIe'R Churchyard" an Argosle came
I down from the battlements of "Paule's
I Church" on a cabl". and tumbled.
I Queen Mary went one better than this.
However, tor during ner coronation pro
cession. Peter, a Dutchman, stood on the
weathercock of "Paule's j.teeple" and "cut
antlcks." Peter, by the way, received for
this feat "sixteen poundes. thirteen shil
lings and four pence, for his costes and
palnes and all his stuffee."
Not a bad engagement.
Trrrnty-FIvc Cents to Creve Coeni
Lake and lie turn Via Missouri
Trains leave Union Station. 6:15 a. m.,
9:15 a. m.. dally: 1:39 p. m.. Saturday nnd
Sunday only: 5:13 p. m. daily, except Sun
day; 7:30 p. m.. Sunday only. These trains
leave Toiler Grove Station eleven minutes
later. Train No. 117 starts from Tower
Grove, leaving there 12:40 p. m., except
Saturday and Sunday.
Bloomlngton. 111., June SO. Mr. Alonza
E. Morrl3 and Miss Sarah Beldlng. both of
Peoria, were married here to-day.
Centralia. Mo., June 20. Mr. Homer
Woods and Miss Mattie Orcutt of Louisi
ana. Mo., were married In this city to-day.
The bridegroom is a son of T. H. Woods,
a business man of this city, and the Irldo
is a daughter of J. D. Orcutt. manager of
La Crosse Lumber Yards, at Louisiana,
is supplied to
The King of England
H. R. H.y
The Prince of Wales
and served at all
the Court Festivities
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