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THE EEPUBLIO: MONDAY. JUNE 23. 1902.
T0-DAYrS NEWS IN BRIEF.
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t WASHINGTON. '
An epitome of the work of Congress at '
this session shows that the great party pol
icies advocated by Presidents McKinley and
Roosevelt have been Ignored.
General Kowatsu, the distinguished Jap
anese soldier, statesman and monk, who i
will represent his country at the corona
tion of Kins Edward VII, will come to the
United States and inspect the World's Fair
preparations at St. Louis.
The English people are becoming resentful
of America's commercial supremacy, and
are disinclined to purchase goodB made In
the United states. Retailers no longer
feature their wareB as "made in America"
or "American style."
Corned beef hash promises to become the
administration dish. Senator Ilanna has
plven the recipe for his now famous dish to
The War Department has Issued orders
that young1 army officers who marry and
acquire families must not expect quarters
larger than the army regulations allow.
The cholera plague Is sweeping over the
Philippine Archipelago, and War Depart
ment officials am alarmed for the effect of
the effect of the epidemic upon the Amer
ican Army in the islands.
LOCAL AND SUBURBAN.
President Leeds and the executive staff
of the Rock Island arrived In the city to ln
Bpect the new property and determine the
question of terminals.
The Mississippi River Commission will
meat here to-day to allot funds for levee
Improvement between Cairo nnd New Or
leans. New railroad from Derver to Salt Lake.
Trank Burrows committed suicide by cut
ting his throat with a razor In the cellar of
his home. No. SU3 La Salle street
J. Harold Sheahan, 16 years old, claim1
distinction as youngest graduate of St.
Louis University this year.
A Chicago literary woman traveled 10,-
000 miles, part of the time disguised as a
nun, to recover her little girl, who was kid
naped In Chicarro two years ago by the
child's father. The long pursuit ended suc
cessfully in India.
AH danger from the forest fires near Les
ter and Hot Springs. Wash., has passed.
A passenger train Jumped the track near
Eastor. la., early yesterday and two men
were killed and five seriously Injured. All
the passengers were able to continue their
A more hopeful tone pervades the New
Tork stock market, due largely to the splen
did crop outlook.
President Mitchell of the United Mine
Workers has Issued an address to the pub
lic, presenting the strikers' side of ' the
trouble. He makes a forceful presentment
of their case and again appeals for arbitra
tion. Secretto-y Wilson of the 'Department of
Agriculture expects good results to follow
recent legislation by Congress for the Irri
gation of arid lands.
Fire at Portland, Ore., destroyed property
worth about ,500.000.
Fourteeni hundred and forty-threo acres
of land In the Sny bottoms .near Louisiana,
Mo- brought $75,000 from purchasers at
Two men were drowned by their boat
plunging over a mill dam near Taylorville.
Milwaukee Is selected as the next place
for the Saengerfest of the Northwest Saen
rerbuzd. General Eagan of army beef fame had- a
pistol encounter with & Western cattleman
In an Arizona restaurant.
The Democratic and Populist State eon-
entlons of Nebraska will meet to-morrow
at Grand Island. The question of fusion
rwill be considered.
Taxes collected from the corporations
controlled by J. Plerpont Morgan yield suf
ficient revenue to meet the running expenses
of the State of New Jersey.
., The anti-Kerens faction has withdrawn
opposition to the lobby agreement, and the
Missouri Republican State Convention,
which meets at Jefferson City Tuesday, will
xnaka so nomination for United States Sen
Morrell Maren, manager for the Western
.Union at Washington for twenty years. Is
JU a church garden party near Knoxvflle,
HTenn., one man was killed and three othtrs
probably fatally wounded In a fight brought
cn'fcy'a slanderous' attack on the American
Uxmy in the Philippines.
Attempts to run the street cars In Toronto
with Imported men resulted In serious riots
yesterday, and several persons were in
jured. The corapany was -unable to run its
cars, and the militia has been ordered out.
A mass meeting of the silk operatives at
"Onion Hill, N. J., ordered a general strike.
t6 go Into effect to-day. The Germans op
posed tho strike order." nnd It is expected
that many of them will attempt to go to
work to-day, and that mob violence will
result. At Paterson the situation Is more
threatening than at any time since the
strike began, and the police are expecting a
-strious clash to-day.
Mayfield Elliott gave himself up to tha
Sheriff at Nacogdoches, Tex., saying that
he .had killed G. C. MoKlnney and probably
fatally wounded R. J. McCaH, two men
. with whom he had trouble on his farm.
The Browns -wound up the Philadelphia
series with a victory, the score being t to 4.
At Cincinnati the O'Neill battery lost Its
first game of the season, the Reds winning
by a score of 7 to 2.
Ryan and Block wm fight to-night
Lexington, Ky., society belles followed
the mount of Jockey Lyne. who cornea of
a prominent Blue Grass State family, and
won barrels of money on Wyeth,
John E. Madden sends a string of thor
oughbreds to race at the local tracks. "
jM?,L0?rnaa CTew- Trtllcn won 3Uch P'en
ffld victory on Ute Hudson Saturday, will
he seat to England next year to have a
try for the honors on the Henley. Coach
,Courtney says his present eight Is the great
est be has ever trained.
'President Roosevelt will be a guest at a
zaeotlng of the International League of
Press Clubs In Boston, which begins to-morrow.
One Thousand Wliitc Waists
at $1.00 Each.
Broadway, Olive and
Some great values in High- Grade
Garments for the last weeTc of
the June sale in Undermushns.
An Importer's Entire Line of Samples of
pine H andmade Renaissance Lace Pieces
At Less Than Cost to Import.
Many beautiful Centerpieces, and espe
cially booiI dresslnc-table scarfs.
Only one of each Included are a few
One French fevvisses, in openwork and
20c Doylies for 10c
35c Doylies for 20c.
75c Doylies for 40c.
$1.25 Doylies for 85c.
$2.50 Doylies for SI .75.
$4.00 Doylies for $2 50.
$3.50 Scarfs for $2.
$5.00 Scarfs for $3.
Scarfs, 54 Inches.
$G.0O Scarfs for $3.25.
$8.50 Scarfs for $4.75.
But a Few Prices Are Quoted to Give an Idea of the Reductions.
There Are a Thousand Pieces.
Extra light tvelcht, aluminum frame. I Heal
harness-stitched seams, Yale lock and
clasps; linen, leather or satin lined,
22 to 20 inches; prices nejrin at $.10.
Especially designed for women's use.
Shirt- Waist Cases.
With complete toilet flttiuc, 515.
Extra line Club Baq.
leather, blze 12 to IS: prices begin at
S3; increase of 25e each size.
Horn-Bad- Alligator Club Baas.
Very handsome, substantially made,
patent brass lock and hinges. leather
rnvered. riveted fiame, 13-incli size.
Blacl- Peal Seal Bag,
Very fine, real cowhide, soft top. block J With nickel trimmings, b'ock bottom,
bottom; especially for men's use; pat- soft top. 15-ineh .size. $11.50.
cnt clasps and dull gilt brass trim-1 Extra size, one-piece club bag. real
mings; 13-inch size, $5; increase of 50c I horn -back alligator. liMnch size, at
each size. $25; very light for the .size.
Mauve leather, lined with
The Greatest Sale of White Shirt Waists
That We Have Ever Attempted Will Be Held To-Day.
Thousands of Waists Will Be Sold Wav Below Usual "Sale" Prices.
Regular Prices S1.85, Open Fronts
$2.25 and s2.so- Reduced to
One style lias front, back and sleeves
in tiny tucks; others are tucked across
front and back in yoke fashion; sheer
and line: will launder beautifully
Regular S2.75 and 53.00
Styles reduced to
Some of these have the fashionable
Duchesse front and the new ruff
broadening over the hand.
Box-plaited styles have front, back
and sleeves in hemstitched plaits, new
and stylish cuffs and tie stocks beau
tifully made tucked and hemstitched.
Others have fronts and back of fine
Insertions and tucks, with sleeves to
match tins season's newest ideas.
These are of exquisitely fine sheer Per
sian Lawn .ome with finnts of 111
broidery. equal to lialid-woik in beauty
others have medallions f mbn ldery
and lace in front. ba k and s.eeves.
Many are richly strapped with, lace
and cmhioider : all have the turn
down crush collar and turnover
ruffs of lace, or shaped ruffle on the
Housekeeping Linens at Reduced Prices.
$1 00 ToweU for 0 O-ntc All-Linen Hemstitched Huckaback, with
l.uu loweis tor $J Cnts. drawn work( 26x50 icheS; but 50 dozen.
W j m
A Perfect Automatic Ha"d Sewing Machine.
It will sew as fast as any foot-power machine
and will do any kind of work; is guaranteed
and every part replaced free of charge for one
year; all sizes of needles furnished: may ,be
packed in an lS-inch flat box; a great conven
ience when traveling; can be .adjusted anywhere.
We will be glad to have you come in and see
it at work. Price $3.50.
A" Immenss Lot of jyuslin Un(ergarments
Sale the Greatest That
Important A special Monday sale of
21x40-inch All-Linen Huckaback Hem
stitched Towels, initials A, E, F. H.
I. K. L. M. It. S, T and "W, woven in
the border, only 25c. because some
letters are sold out; regular price, 35c.
All-LIncn Twilled Crash, our regular
20c quality, for 1 jc to-day: 50 pieces.
Linen Pillow Cases, 45x3G, hem
stitched: regular price $1.25 a pair;
to-day's sale price 95c.
Fine 7 Napkins for 85 a doz.; only 60 doz.; 27 inches; price is for to-day's sale.
I;in S5 Damask Cloths, 2 yards square, at $3.75; 50 in lot; for to-day's sale.
Fashionable llks for Summcr Wcar'
Adapted for the Comfortable and Serviceable Shirt- Waist Suit.
spots. In all
Foulards, with white
sizes, $1 a yard.
Shepherd checks. In the desirable col
ors, including black and white, $1 a
Natural Shantung Pongee. 27 and 34
inches vt ide. 95c and $1.25 a yard.
Black Tourist Silk, an absolutely safe
silk to try for traveling or for good,
hard service does not spot from
water nor change color from perspira
tion 2(5 and 27 inches wide S5c, $1
I and $1.25.
Al P'iccs to Make the Lu-tl Wcel: of the June
We Hav: Ever Had.
lite Nainsook, full, short: also nice, soft
Muslin, 'rimmed in embroidery.
25c Cambric, long and short;
Lace, rilmon and bending.
New White Goods
Yard and a half wide. Union Linen,
the latost for shirt waists and suits.
a 50c fabric, reduced to 35c; a thou
sand yards of this.
For Waists an! Dresses
Four Reductions for To-Dav.
Tigured Swiss Lappets, regular priee
18c; 100 pieces on sale to-day at 10c
Striped Persian Lawn, our regular 25c
goods, reduced to 18c.
32-inch Imported Persian Lawns, 16c quality, reduced to 10c a rani.
4Sc Cambric, low, square neck: yoke
of fine tucks and lasertions of lace or
"!) Nainsook, long French stjle. two
Torchon insertions and idge, libbon and
25r- Cambric ur Muslin, beautifully
tucked, hemstitched, embroidered edge.
.'Or Fine Cambric, deeji ruffle of Iiem-
.stitchrd tucks and hemstitched tucks
above vtry nice.
7::c I'aiiiluic. umbrella ilontico of tine
embroidery; other with deep Torchon
M.4S. eleg-mtiv made, fine Nainsook:
, deep floi'UM. insertion and edge of
j Point de Pans.
About 12 dozen very fine Nainsook Corset Covers, lotij; French style, very hand
somely made, front entirely of fine Point dc Paris Insertions, bick daintily tucked,
and with lace yoke, neck and arms finished with lace ami beading; S1.50.
Price List of Wash G03Js
To Go Into Effect To-Dav.
Natural color costume
duced from 25c to 15c.
30c Grass Linens at 20c.
15c Shirting Madras, In 40 stjles, re
duced to S l-3c.
25c Printed Madras, reduced to 15c
Batiste, daintily beautiful. 25c qualitv,
reduced to 12i;C.
English Tissue, .woven silk strines. 35e
J quality, reduced to 25c.
The "Ostomoor" Patent Elastic Felt JYlattrc3s
Tha Filipinos are abandoning tie Spanish
Jbr th more modern American methods In
Tho announcement that the Klnp and
f Queen and their court would return to Lon
don to-day from Windsor served to quiet
j in soma degree tha public alarm aroused by
ths extraordinary rumors concerning the
state of the Kinrs health. An official state
ment was made at Windsor yesterday that
tha King's health Is reasonably good.
Lord Winer yesterday took the oath as
Governor of the Transvaal.
It Is believed that Governor Taffs neso
tlattons with the VaUcan In regard to the
Catholic questions In the Philippines will re
The Pope Is reported to have recommend
ed either an Austrian or Bavarian Princess
as a bride for the young King of Spain.
A Chinese cruiser was wrecked by an ex
plosion and 150 ot Its crew killed and
An abundant grain harvest Is reported
from Southern Russia.
flsMPSbSK5555'--?J's' --Sjy mJHf
Is simply delightful for summer. It Is
used in most of the great hospitals be
cause of its "comfortab'eness" and un
equaled elasticity. It dbes not become
lumpy nor uneven, the patent felt being
everlastingly springy. It is superior to
the best hair, though costing so little.
Our "Ostermoor"' man will explain its
merits to you-prices, $11.70 nnd $15.
Beautiful styles, generously made, very
1 low priced.
) 48c. Tood soft Musliu. high or surplice
I neck; yoke of tucks and embroidery.
I daintily milled.
I 75c. square neck, prettily tucked yoke
j and cuffs.
j DSc. Cambric, pointed yoke of tucks and
I hemstitching, finished with embroidery.
S1.4S. Dainty Nainsook, square neik.
the front tucked entirely across, shaped
ruffle on sleeve, tucked and finished
with embroidery: neck fiujshed with
embroidery and ribbon.
$1.08. Nainsook, in Empire style, beau
tifully trimmed in embroidery.
4s!c. good Muslin, with nicely tucked
Iter. Cnmlair. full umbrella llouncc. lin
Uhedvith embroidery dust ruffle very
$1.SS. beautiful Skirts, verydeep lawn,
flaring flounce, made entirely of fine
tucks up and down, in groups, sep
arated by two-inch Torchon bauds; deep
lace rvffle and dut ruffle.
Fine Muslins at Site.
Cambrics, nicely trimmed with inser
tions, at 4Se.
Lawns, cctra length, elaborate with
lace and beading, at SI and $1.35.
VVill0W (Jk" an( Tables.
Tough, lasting Willow Chairs and Tables
not the cheap sort, but
those that will last half a
dozen seasons, that will not
spread out of shape, but be
firm and steady to the end.
24-inch Table, like cut, $5.
The Kew Basket Chair, like
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Clearance Sale f B7S' Suts-
Our entire stock of Russian and Snllor
Suits, this season's best styles, of All
VooI Homespuns and AVool Crashes,
In stylish grays and tans, with silk
embroidered collar and shield, for
boys 2. to 9 years.
Regular Price $7.50. Sale Price $5.00.
Are particularly stylish and fit with
perfection. The July issue has many
charming ideps for the lads and las
sies. The Peasant dress pattern. No.
7377, 15c. is a delightfully cool play
dress tir tots of 0 months to 7 years.
The Russian dress Is shown In sev
eral new styles Jor- little girls and
boys, pattern No. 7379, with shawl or
sailor collar, for girls of 4 to 12, Is
eitlrely new and very simply con
Tha newest style for boys has a Nor
folk back, pattern No. 7361 price 15c
Two graceful sleeves, No. 736S. to be
made full or elbow length, and the
Du Barry, No. 73GS, are each 10 cents.
The Du Barry skirt is decidedly chic
No. 7363. 20c
Sold in St. Louis by only Scruggs, T'andervoort $ Barney.
Exact copies of the beau
tiful Orientals. This new
Rug is made for good,
hard wear, and we strongly
recommend it; size 30x60
:nches; rich, dull tints.
One hundred choice designs on sale to-day at $3.75.
CONGRESS HAS IGNORED POLICY
Reciprocity Bills Approved by
Former Buried in Committee
Laughed to Scorn.
PLATFORM PLEDGES BROKEN.
No Legislation Against Trusts Has
Been Enacted Republican
Party Goes Before People
on Platform of "High
Tariff or Bust."
New York, June 22. Arrived: Bohemian,
Iverpool. Cltta, di Torino, Genoa, and
Naples: Columbia. Glasgow and Movlle;
Btatendam. Rotterdam and BouIogn-aur-Her;
Urnbrian, .Liverpool and Queenstown.
Beachy Head. June 22. Passed: Kurfuerst.
for Cherbourg and New Tork.
Cape Spartel, June 21 Passed: TiSn
New Tork for Gibraltar and Genoa.
Liverpool, June 2L Arrived: Etrurla.
New Tork via Queenstown.
London. June 22-Axrlved: llanltoc. New
Moville. Jun a. Arrived: Laurentlan.
Kew Tcrk for Glasgow; Tunisian. Montreal
ajvJ Quebec for Liverpool and both pro
ceeded. Sailed. June 21: Fumessla, from
Glasgow, New Tork.
Hamburs, June 21 Arrived: prlnsessln
Victoria Lull. New Tork, via Plymouth
Qutienstown. June 22. Sailed: Lucanla,
from Liverpool, New Tork,
Liverpool. June 21 Arrived: Chlcgwo,
Tacoma. via Yokohama, eta
Montevideo, Juno 21. Sailed: - wuntimhM.
trom Taenia.. Bt. .Vincent. CL.Vjitak u
Washington, June 22. Congress wlll,con
oludi Its first session In tha first week In
July, unless a White House explosion oc
curs to disarrange the programme. It will
have been In session by that time just seven
The work of Congress has been performed
under conditions which, happily, are very
unusual. The members were elected when
William MoKInley won his second triumph.
Before they could assemble the President
hod been assassinated and Colonel Roose
velt succeeded to the presidency.
The work of Congress must be considered
not only In the light of the platform of the
Republican Convention, but also in the
light of subsequent events which have had
a remarkable effect upon the public mind
and which wrote the duty of Congress in
letters larger than those used by the plat
form makers In Philadelphia.
MeKINLEY'S POLICY IGSORED
ROOSEVELT LAUGHED TO SCORN.
Moral Issues have often cut a greater fig
ure In the politics of the United States than
Issues of eold-blooded business. Moral Is
sues have, by the present Congress, been
practically Ignored. An examination of the
epitome of the doings of Congress, showing
the things that have been done, as well as
those that have not been done, will reveal
that Congress, on the great question of Cu
ban relief, which has stirred the country
from one" end to the other, has been recre
ant to ltsduty and has, left Cuba In a con
dition of bankruptcy which is likely to re
sult In untold evils to the administration.
There Is only one chance in a hundred
that Congress will relent at the last mo
ment and pass a bill granting tariff conces
sions to Cuba. There Is only one chance In
a thounacd that the Senate will ratify a re
ciprocity treaty with Cuba.
Thus. Ignoring everything that the late
President McKinley did to secure fair treat
ment for the struggling Republic, and
laughing to scorn the recommendaUons of
President Roosevelt, who has done every
thing In his power to carry out the wishes
of his predecessor. Congress will leave Cuba
stranded high and dry, a prey to the com
mercial temntatlons of other countries and
liable 'to drift away from us rather than to
come Into closer relations.
The Nicaragua Canal bill, earnestly de
slrod by the American people, who believed
What Congress Han Done.
Parsed the Panama Canal bill.
Killed the bill for a Government ca-
bl? to the Philippines.
Passed a river and harbor bill car-
Olng $70,000,000. ,
Passed an Irrigation bill.
Passed many thousands of special
pension bills. a
Prohibited the sale of oleomarga-
rlne as butter.
Abolished $70,000,000 in v.ar taxes.
Ship subsidy bill passed by the Sen-
ate and killed In the House.
Re-enacted Chinese exclusion.
Appropriated J3C0.0.0 for remodeling
at the White House. '
Passed appropriation bills exceed-
lng those of any session except In
Whit Congress Failed to Do.
Failed to relieve Cuba by means of
Failed to enact a militia law.
Refused to ra"s a bill for a general
V staff of the army.
Smothered all reciprocity treaties
with foreign countries.
Failed to provide for consular re-
Passed no legislation for the regu-
latlon of trus'ts.
Set Us face against tariff revision
and tariff reform.
Postponed action on the bill crca-
ting the Department of Commerce.
Placed no new restrictions on Eu-
v. ell enough alone." There Is to be no pub
licity" of trusts. There !s to be no enlarge
ment of the Sherman antitrust lav..' The
special privileges that concentrated wealth
enjoys are not to be curtailed Thus capital
Is being msi..e for the great prctuipaml.i
al out tt be Inaugurated by the rejuvenateil
Democracj, for which Messrs. Cleveland.
Hill. Gorman. Olney. Bailey and pract callj
all the Influential Democrats are working
hand in hand.
COM.flE.SS COMMITTED TO
"HIGH TARirF OR MUST."
The tariff has been regarded b the pres
ent Congress with all the veneration .i -corded
to the sacred white bull of the Bur
mese The slightest suggestion of tamper
ing with the schedule in any direction ha",
been resented. Not a sinsle safety valvo
has been provided by the Republicans for
the feeling of unrest throughout the great
Central est over the present tariff. That
Cures I'lceratcd Sores and Skin Diseases from Whatever Cause.
Absolutely and Positively Guaranteed to Cure Any Kind of Sore
In One Month, or Monev Refunded. Office Open Evenings and Sun
dais Write or Call for Booklet. The Treatment Can be Taken
at Home. Lady Attendant.
COR. DELMAR AND
CUBPnTKlAN MEDICINE GQMPANY,
come into the Vnlted State"! at a. reduction.
So. .il'Xi. separately could have been ratified
a treaty .ltli the l!rltlh West Indies for
the exchange of American commodities for
Wert Indian fruits.
Hut. taking these treaties together, every
ihorn i n trmon,im. i.ntirnpnt In f.ivnr nf I particular Interest that was threatened, no
revision of certain schedules Is admitted ' matter how little, (lew to amis ami made a
everywhere, but the leaders have decided j combination with all the other interests.
again to "let well enough alone." I Mesrs. Hanna and Foraker In Ohio; Clark
Even when the tariff as a whole was not I and Warren In Wyoming: Dillingham and
to be affected, no difference was to be j Millard In Nebraska; tho Senators from the
noted In the attitude of the high-tariff men. I Dakota and all the cattle range States or
Not even the fact that Cuba was starving, I the West, did not want the hides and wools
grasped Eagan's arm before he could aim
his revolver and the bullet was discharged
in the celling, doing no harm.
Eagan was thrown violently to the floor
bv his antagonist and the revolver was
wVenched from his hand The proprietor
and others In the restaurant Interfered and
the men were separated. No arrests were
made. . . . .
Eagan has won a reputation as a fighter
rlnce he has been mining In Sonora and
Goldbaum. although a small man, 13 fear
less. Those who know both men are sur
prised that the affair did not result more
In an American canal, conceived, completed
and controlled by the Government of the
United States, has been killed.
Events of the next twelve months will
demonstrate whether the bill which has
been passed by the Senate and will be ac
cepted by the House, providing for the Pan
ama Canal. If title can be given, and, it
not, for the Nicaragua Canal, will really
provide for a waterway across the Isthmus.
Responsibility !s left very largely In the
hands of President Roosevelt. He is to
judge whether the Panama title Is suffi
cient, and it Is bis duty to steer clear of
serious International complications on both
sides of the Atlantic which may threaten
the selection of the Panama route.
SMOTHERED I COMMITTEE.
Congress has generally kept the pledges
made by the Republican National Conven
tion at Philadelphia. It has taken steps
looking to tho establishment of civil gov
ernment in the Philippines. It has re-enacted
the Chinese exclusion act. which expired
In May. It has repealed the war taxes.
But Congress has failed to redeem one of
the pledges that were very conspicuous In
the platform tIt has failed to enact any
trust legislation whatever. Laws for the
regulation of giant combinations of capital
that already seek to control Congress and
dictate to the President have not even got
out of committee in either house. That
there is need for legislation was shown
not only by the report of the Industrial
salon, but by the recommendations of
President Roosevelt, which were supported
by the most advanced thought in the coun
try. Congress has gone on the principle, "Let
and that we were In honor bound to afford
her relief, would lead Congress to make the
slightest concession In that direction. The
arguments In favor of reciprocity have all
' fallen on unheeding ears.
I Mr. McKinley was in favor of reciprocity
with all countries. In his last speech he
took the view that we must seek other and
greater markets, buying from other coun
tries the things which wo did not exclu
sively produce, and selling to these countries
But In the lexicon of the Fifty-seventh
Congress there Is no such word as "reciproc
ity." The party has gone back to where It
was in 1SSS. It has' made the portion of the
Dlngley bill providing for reciprocal com
mercial relations a dead letter, and It has
prepared to go before the people at the com
ing congressional elections on the platform
of "high tariff or bust."
How the Democrats are preparing to meet
them on this issue was shown at the meet
ing In New Tork Thursday night. How un
easy the Republicans are over the question
Is shown by their absolute refusal to per
mit tariff to be discussed in the Senate.
E3LT CAMRAIG "WILL TIE
DEMOCRACY VS. FLVTOCKACY.
To the minds of most political observers
In Washington the campaign of 1904, of
which the campaign this fall will be mere
ly the preliminary skirmish, will be fought
on the lines of 1S92 tbe Democracy against
plutocracy, the people against the trusts,
the public interests against monopoly.
The attitude of the Senate with reference
to the reciprocity treaties negotiated by the
State Department under the Dlngley bill
Is inexplicable. These trestles were on a
line with the advanced policy of MqKInley,
who held that under them we could con
summate the commercial conquest of, the
Each treaty, standing alone, could have
been readily ratified, but It became neces
sary to negotiate several treaties and var
ious Interests at once combined. For in
stance, it would have been a perfectly
simple matter to have negotiated a re
ciprocity treaty with Argentina by which
all sorts of American goods would have
been admitted there at a lower duty than
goods of other countries In return for the
admission here of Argentine hides and wool
at similar reductions.
So, too, would It have been possible to
have ratified a treaty with France by which
American good3 would have gone Into
of Argentina to come Into the United States.
Messrs. Lodge and Hoar of Massachusetts;
Piatt and Hawley of Connecticut, and Wet
more and Aldrlch of Rhode Island, objected
to the cheap jewelry, clocks and knit goods
of France coming Into the United States
at a 20 per cent reduction In competition
with the products of the same sort In their
own States that have an SO per cent protec
tion. Messrs. Piatt an J Depew of New
Tork did not want French gloves to come
Into competition with the gloves of Glovers
ville. Messrs. Bard and Perkins of Cali
fornia did not desire any reduction on trop
ical fruits to interfere with the monopoly
now enjoyed by the California orchards and
MAJORITY HAS PLAYED
i.vro II AMIS OP MirVORITY.
Thus reciprocity became as much a local
Issue as the tariff ever wa3 and the Sen
ators all pooled their strength against all
the reciprocity treaties. And to that is due
the failure of the system of commercial re
ciprocity which Mr. McKinley had mapped
out when he was murdered in Buffalo.
One thin;; certain as to tha result of this
session of Congress is that the State De
partment will na try to negotiate any
more rtciproclty treaties for the Senate to
kill, nor will It ask for an extension of any
of these treaties, tin time for ratification
of which has about expired. It will not en
ter Into any further negotiations for the re
newal of any of the treaties unleBS the Ini
tiative come from the other countries con
cerned. This means that reciprocity Is dead. It
car. only be revived to life by the voting In
In even" way Congress seems to have
played Into the hands of the Democracy, If
a wise leadership exists to take advantage
of the opportunities presented.
Army Beef Man Had Pistol En
counter in ilexican Restaurant.
Tucson, Ariz., June 22. General Charles
Eagan of army beef fame, and Abe Gold
baum. who has charge of' W. C. Green's
cattle In the State of Sonora. quarreled In
a restaurant In Hermoslllo while at lunch
and a sensational "gun play" resulted.
After some, hot words. General Eaean
.w ,rtinn I,,. h.oX ,' drew a sixshooter from his hip pocket and
tariff reduction, and cheap WOUJ(I ravo hot Goldbaum if theatter had
; " 'V
Jewelry, knit goods, clocks and gloves have
not beea too quick
PniESTEn' Cnfe anil
Elegant servic popular
Y .i-iuington avenue.
BIG PIKE COUNTY LAND DEAL
Fourteen Hundred Acres in Snj
Bottoms Sells for ?75,000.
Louisiana. Mo.. June 21 The largest land
sale since the boom of Mississippi bottom
land In the two Pikes began was closed
yesterday. Fourteen hundred and forty
three acres In the Sny bottoms owned prin
cipally by Colonel Ed A. Glenn was sold
to Georgo Retsh, John H. Lorn and William
Zapp of Springfield. III., for 273.0U0.
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Is used In the enameL ""STSS
Send for Our New Booklet Showing WHY.
A In'l uwitnwnt of thw roo! for ila
tr aU tlie Iwlistr DHI-AKTMENr and
Lalance & Grosjean Mfg. Co.
MllIUBk, BOSTON, CHICAGO.
LORD MILNER TAKES THE OATH.
Installed ns Governor of the Trans
vaal at Pretoria.
Pretoria. June Zt Lord Mllner. who was
British High Commissioner In South Africa,
took the oath as Governor of the Transvaal
here to-day in the presence of a large as
semblage of people. He was heartily cheered
by those present, and a salute in his honor
woi fired from the fort.
Pale cheeks, white lips,
and languid step tell the
story of thin blood, im-
Doctors call it
mend Ayer's Sarsaparilla.
Ask them and they will tell
you just why it makes the
blood so rich and red.
Anemic people are almost always constipated. Their liver Is
oiuggisD. iney nave frequent attacks of siek-headache, nausea,
biliousness. Just one of Ayer's Pills each night will correct
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night will correct
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