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THE REPUBLIC: WEDNESDAY. AUGUST 20. 1902.
DID SCHENK DIE
OF BROKEN HEART?
Removal From Management of Em
brvological Institute De
pressed the Trofessor.
.AUTHOR OF THE SEX THEORY.
Startler! the World With the An
nouncement That lie Could
Control Sex of .Child by
Treating the Mother.
Vienna. Aug. 19 Mesons" of condolence
are pouring In to Schwanborg, Stjria.
where Professor Leopold Sclicnk 31e5 yes
terday The removal of the professor from
the management of the Embry ologleal In
stitute, oer which he presided for more
than a quarter of a century, which was
due to a council of professors of ths uni
versity, had a depressing effect upen the
author of the sex theory. It Is said that
he never recovered from Its effects.
Professor Schenk was n savant In the fac
ulty of the University of Vienna ami was
renowned throughout the world as an em
bryologist. For thirty years and more he
devoted his energies to the study' of the
development of embryo In the human ani
mal and the lower animals. He published
several works upon his specialty, and these
constitute the standard upon the develop
ment of animal life in tho embryo.
In 1SSS the professor startled the world
by announcing that he had discovered the
scientific fact that certain treatment of
the female, either woman or the lower
animals, particularly by suitable nourish
ment, would cause the offspring to be of
the male sex. In explaining his alleged dis
cover!'. Professor Schenk said:
SchonU'n Sea: Theory.
"I gave the treatment under seal to the
Vienna Imperial Academy of Science, but
I can tell you the results of my discovery
and let you have the scientific facts upon
which my discovery is based. What lies
between is my secret. If I say I can
determine the sex of a child to be born, you
must understand that I can bring it about
that the woman bhall became the mother of
a son and not of a daughter.
"My treatment ha3 no other aim than
causing boys to be born. I made my dis
covery many years ago and subjected it to
proofs. It Is by my own choice that I am
the father of six sons, four of whom are
alive nnd strong. I have achieved similar
results In the families of relatives, friends
and some persons In whose ability to keep
a secret I had full confidence fourteen
cases in all.
"But I cannot treat every stranger who
may appeal to me. I must be able to watch
the patient, must be certain that my direc
tions are scrupulously obeyed. I consider
every new case as an experiment, a test of
"I can bring It about with human beings
or with animals having one young at a time
that this offspring shall be male, and with
animals bearing many together that the
majority shall be male.
"When I observed hens I numbered the
fgg". determining beforehand whether a
male or a female bird would come out. I
fccarcely ever was mistaken.
"I have achieved success In a family In
which the desires for the birth of a son
were Intense. If I told you the name of
the head of the family, you would know
that for him to pay me $10,00) for my serv
ices would be no moie than for you to pay
a doctor $1 for examining our throat. But
I did not accept any reward
All Depend on llu Womnn.
"All former theories and hy potheses have
been proved false. According to my dis
covery the man has no influence whatever
on tlie sex of the child. It all depends up
on the woman. The embrjo is sexless dur
ing several stages of development. It ::.
possible that my treatment can develop -i
male child even in this stage, but there 13
no certainty of It.
"My discovery is based upon the scien
tific fact that the blood in a grown-up
man contains 5,000,000 clood corpuscles, the
bearers of life-giving, nourishing oxygen,
while the blood in a grown-up woman
contains only 4,000.000. This difference Is
the basis of differences In sex nnd of the
different moral and physical working pow
ers in man and woman. This proportion
is observablo In the slightest quantity of
blood from a man or a woman.
"All my efforts are directed toward pro
ducing In tho embrjb the right number of
blood corpuscles required by the male. I
have succeeded In attaining this effect by
suitable nourishment of the woman and Dy
influencing the metabolic process In the
change of matter.
"The proof of my discovery is that I can
tell from the expectant mother's products
whether she will have a son or a daughter.
I have never made a mlEtake In many
years In applying this test."
CELEBRATE SILVER WEDDING.
Mr. and Mrs. Harms Have Cere
Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harms celebrated the
silver anniversary of their wedding at their
home, No. 2907 Gamble street, by having
the ceremony by which they were wedded
twenty-five years ago repeated by the
clergyman who pronounced It first.
The couple btood up In the parlor at S-30
In the presence of many friends and
i datives, including Mrs. H. Holtzen of
Sedalia. a t-ister of Mr. Harms- Her
man Grosse of Schribncr. Neb , and tha
Reverend Mart(n Grosse of Oak Park. Ill .
brothers of Mrs. Harms, and the ceremony
was repeated by the Reverend Martin
Grosse, who married them a quarter of a
century ago In a church at Fifteenth and
Morgan street. After the ceremony Mr.
nnd Mrs. Harms led the wav to the ban
quet table, which had b?en constructed lor
tho occasion under a big tent on the lawn.
There were covers laid for 150 guests,
who listened to an address In German by
the Reverend Martin Gro?e, and one in
English by the Reverend Ernest riach of
BLOODHOUNDS ON THE TRAIL
Slayers of W. C. Smith Are Being
Murphysboro, Ilk, Aug. 19. Bloodhounds
reached this city from Centralla this even
ing, nnd have been placed on the trail of
Charles Williams, a negro, and a negro
known as "Little Shank," who are wanted
by Sheriff Rogers for murder and assault.
Williams Shot W. C. Smith through the
heart at Wilkinson's Landing Sunday as a
result of a difficulty concerning a game of
craps, in which Smith alleged unfairness.
Jake Smith, a brother of the dead man,
was dangerously wounded by being struck
on the head with a beer bottle In the hands
of the other" negro. . .
A man with a shotgun and four other
farmers watched the fight and saw the fa
tal shot fired, but were so frightened they
made no effort to capture the negroes. The
negro men ventured Into Murphysboro to
day, and one of them wanted to exchange
his shirt for one worn by an acquaintance
here, who reported their presence In the
city. They were chased to a railroad camp
and through the woods, and eluded the of
ficers, but It is thought the bloodhounds
j 'U ran thom 0TO. I
FIRST OF NAVAL
WAR GAMES BEGINS
For Next Five Days Two Fleets Off
Kockport, Mass, Will Be En
gaged in "Search Problem.''
DISCOVERY MEANS DEFEAT.
Attacking Ships Will Win if They
Slip Past Cordon of Defenders
Before 'oon of August '27
Target Practice Important.
New York. Aug. 19 To the accompanl
ment of heavy guns and the sunlight blaze
of searchlights the naval war game began
to-night That was off Rockport, M.is ,
where Rear Admiral Higginon's fleet 1
now assembled. It was merely a "limbering
up" process, in which the fleet and the torpedo-boat
flotll'a were involved, the torpedo
craft making a sudden midnight onslaught
on the anchn-pi fleet.
dlately preceded" the declaration "of ' ai"
between the blue fleet and the white squad
ron. For the ensuing five davs the-e two
will now engage in a maneuver technically
known as "the search problem." This is to
be a naval operation pure and simple, and
In working out Us conclusions one fleet of
shlp3 will be oppc-ed to another. To dis
tinguish them one fleet will be designated
as the White, the other as the Blue.
The three vessels of the White, command
ed bv Commander John E. Pillsbui. will
endeavor to strike the coast somewhere
between Boston a.id New York. The mis
sion of the Blue Is to prevent such attack
by interposing defending vessels between tho
hostile squadron and the shore.
)lf(pcr) VIcunM Defeat.
"If jou .aie dlscovertd, you are lost"
might be the watchword of the attacking
ships. For discovery means losing of the
game so far as the White Is concerned. If,
on the other hand, the White can slip pa--t
the cordon without being observed, that
will mean that the Blue has undergone de
feat and that the "enemy" has struck home.
Although "hostilLies' in this search prob
lem ,began at midnight to-night, they may
be ended immediately they are begun, or
the may last until noon August 25. If. dur
ing that period, the commander of the
White Squadron has not effected a land
ing, he must retire beaten from the contest.
If, on the other hand, he manages to place
his squadron between the battle line a-id
the shore, that alo will end the game, with
victory on his standard.
Likewise, if he falls to elude the v Igllance
of the patrol fleet that, f o, will conclude
the problem, no matter when It takes place.
The working out of the second problem,
which contemplates an attack upon the
batteries defending the eastern approaches
to New York, will be commenced soon after
the conclusion of the first problem. There
Is to b an armistice of two-davs a period
of final preparation In which both sides will
gird up their loins for the encounter.
This period of preparation begins at mid
night on August 23. and expires at mid
night. August 31. Then war is on between
the two strenuous but sham hostilities,
which will last throughout iix battle-racked
but bloodless days. At noon September 6.
peace will dawn again and last until the
umpires get together at the War College
ana begin to talk It over.
Grnillnc on Tnrjrct Practice.
Target practice with every gun In the fort
ifications In the maneuver district is nov
In progress. Every shot at the canvas tar
get is a shot directed at the North Atlantic
fleet, because upon th scores made in tar
get practice depends the efiicletcy by which
the umpires will Judge the Are dlrectHl
against the fleet. This will be the most im
portant method of calculation that will 1 2
employed in the entire series of operations.
Careful records are kept. If a battery of
three 10-inch guns Is flred twenty times In
target practice and scores 50 per cent of
hits, or ten in that number, that battery
will be credited with hiving struck a hos
tile ship In action ten times out of twentv.
This system of scoring will be maintained
even with rapid-lire gun3
E'ght vessels of Rear Admiral Hlgginson's
fleet. Including his flagship, the Kearsarge,
the battleships Alabama and Massachu
setts and the armored cruiser Brooklyn,
were at Rockport. Mass. to-night During
the day twelve midshipmen were detached
and dispatched to various j oints alon the
coast, to keep watch for the attacking
THREE KILLED AND FIVE
INJURED IN EXPLOSION.
Saw Mill llli.-rrn Cp at 'V-rr Liberty, 111.,
Dud Owen. .lumen Jefrprdu and
Bob John-ion Drnd.
Paducah. Ky.. Aug. 19 A sawmill, owned
by A. Simpson and operated by Arch
Johnson, blew up at New Liberty. Ill , a
few miles above here this morning and
killed Bud Owen, James JefTords, Sr.. and
The latter was the engineer His body
was blown to atoms and all of It was not
Arch Johnson nnd Roscoe Vickers were
fatally Injured. Guy Roberts, James Jeff
ords, Jr., and Leslie Johnson were painfully
The engineer allowed the water to get
too low In the boiler, which was found a
quarter of a mile from the mill.
SECOND ATTEMPT AT SUICIDE.
Annie Webb's Life Saved by Time
ly Arrival of Physician.
Annie Webb, 24 years old, of No. 3011
Olive street made an attempt yesterday aft
ernoon to take her life that was almost suc
cesful. She swallowed two ounces of car
bolic acid, and had it not been for the time
ly arrival of a phvslcia.i her purpose would
have been accomplished Ti is is the second
time within two weeks she has tried to
kill h rself, desponder.cy over a love af
fair being given as the cause for her ac
tions Mrs. Whltle: , summoned Doctor M.
R. Horwltz of No 3WJ Olive straet He ad
ministered heart stimulants and antidotes,
but it was an hour beirre the woman re
gained consciousness. She then told the
doctor that she was sorry he arrived In
time to save her, and that as soon as she
got another opportunity she would b? sure
to kill herself
BUTCHERS WANT MORE WAGES.
Ask for Ten Per Cent Increase by
Chicago, Aug. 13. A new wage scale, call
ing for an average advance of 10 per cent,
will be presented to the manager" of all of
the meat-packing houses in Chicago, and
cities west of here by the cattle butchers
to-morrow. The scale Is to go Into effect
on September 2. and the packers will be
asked to give their answer to the demand
before Labor Day.
The towns and the number of cattle butch
ers affected are:
Chicago, 670; East St. Louis. 130: St. Louis
50; Kansas City. 300; St. Joseph 100; Omaha
ICO; Sioux City. SO; St. Paul, 50.
CATHOLIC KNIGHTS MEET.
Illinois State Convention in Ses
sion at Quincy.
Quincy, Ilk. Aug. 19. The State Conven
tion of the Catholic Knights of America
convened to-day in this city. There is a
good resprcsentatlon from all over the
This morning there was a parade; In the
afternoon a short business session at
which the necessary committees were ap
pointed. It was followed by a trolley ride
To-nlsht there was a reception ami h.-ml
quet at Highland Park, at which addresses !
were made by prominent knlght$.
Patrolmen Edward Wood and
Denni3 Lawlor of Tenth Dis
trict Were the Principals.
BOTH OFFICERS SUSPENDED.
Each Accused the Other of Spying
on Him Drew IJevolvers, but
Settled Matters With
Patrolmen Edward Wood and Dennis
Lawlor of the Tenth Police District en
gaged in a slugging match yesterdaj- after
noon at King's highway and St. Louis ave
nue, which was witnessed by a score of in
terested residents of the neichborhood.
After the belligerent conservators of the
peace had punched and ro'led each other in
the dust for ten or fifteen minutes they
were separated by spectators.
Citizens who had witnessed the fight tele
phoned to police headquarters, and the of
ficers were summoned into the presence of
Captain Johnson of the Tenth District.
After hearing their stories he suspended
both and preferred charge against them,
which will be passed on by the Po'ice
The trouble between lawlor and Wood
dates back several weeks. Their brother
officers have been aware of the bad feeling
between them and have been expecting an
outbreak, every day.
One of the officers accused the other of
spying on his actions and reporting him
for slight infractions of the regulations,
and the other resented the charge. Yes
terday, when they met, both were In ill
humor, nnd the passage of a few hot words
between them led to the fight.
Spectators declare that at the outset both
drew reolvers, but, by mutual agreement,
they laid these aside and went at it with
nature's weapons. It was a fierce fight,
and both showed marks of the combat
when separated, with honors about even in
KRUGER MAY GIVE UP HIS
TITLE OF AFRIKANDER CHIEF.
Wolmnrnns. It In Ilnniored, Will Try
to Oust Doctor kr; iln From
Ills Financial l'ott.
London. Aug. 20 The correspondent of
the Dally Mall at The Hague telegraphs
that he "is informed that at the approach
ing meeting between General Botha and
his colleagues and former President Kru
per, the latter will formally abdicate his
position as Afrikander chief and hand over
the reins and his residue of funds to Gen
eral Botha and General De Wet and Messrs.
Fischer and Wolmarans, who were former
ly Boer delegates.
Mr. Wolmarans, according to the corre
spondent's information, will endeavor to
dispossess Doctor Leyds, the European
agent of the Boers, of the power of signing
There are also rumors here, adds the cor
respondent of the Daily Mail, of an Impend
ing struggle for supremacy between Gen
eral Botha and General De Wet.
The Boer Generals are expected to visit
former President Kruger at Utrecht to
morrow and will probably remain there un
til August 21
MRS. MATTHEWS GETS JEWELS.
Entertained During Day at the
Paries Home in Hannibal.
Hannibal, Mo., Aug 19 Mrs Lewis S.
Matthews of St. Louis arrived here to-day
nnd identified the jewels found in New York
by Mrs. T. B. Parks of this place and was
greatly rejoiced to recover them.
Upon her arrival here she was met at
the station by Mrs. Parks In her carriago
and escorted to the Parks home, where she
was entertained during the day.
Mrs Matthews departed at 4 p. m. for
All of the jewels were contained In the
chamois bag. just as sie had lost them,
and there was much felicitation on both
sides over their restoration to the owner.
At her residence. No. 3S94 Drfmar boule
vard, last night, Mrs. Jiatthews, who had
just returned from Hannibal, Mo., said
that, notwithstanding her offer of a reward
Mrs. Parks refused to accept any compen
sation for hsr find.
CHILD IS SAVED BY FENDER.
Louis Steinle Carried Several Feet
and Left Unhurt.
Louis Steinle. the 7-year-old son of Mrs.
Mary- Steinle of No. 1131 South Third street,
was saved from death by a fender yester
day morning. He was carried sit feet on
the fender of a Broadway car, and lt-f on
the pavement without injury
The child was attempting to cross the
tvwlro at TliMfidiriiv -in.1 TV....W.. .. ....
Vilnrl n cnnthhnimrl Mp irl ae. .i.k.i. 1...
car No. 936. going north. The motorman
let down the fender nnd the child was
scooped up and carried along until the car
could be stopped. When he was lifted from
the f'nder he was badly fr'ghtened. Doctor
E. C. Lowe examined him and found no
CHILD FALLS THREE STORIES.
narold Pottle Is Picked Up With
P.roken Leg and Rib.
Harold Bettle, years old. fell from a
thlrd-ntorv window at 4:30 yesterday after
noon, landing upon a stone pavement. He
was seriously though not fatally Injured.
The child was playing In the window of Its
parents' home. No. 1103 Missouri avenue.
and fell when it became overbalanced. The
mother was operating a sewing-machine in
the next room and knew nothing of the acci
dent until her neighbors apprised her Doc
tor J. 1"- Sutcliffe, who was summoned, ""aid
the Injuries consist of a broken rib on the
right side and a fracture of the right leg.
Seattle Man Says Syndicates Are
"Gobbling the Country.'
St, Paul. Minn., Aug. 19 Charges against
Governor Brady of Alaska were made In
the Tranmississippl C"mmercial Congress
to-night by Donald Fletcher of Seattle,
who asserted that the Governor was the ex
ponent of a policy of oppression and re
pression and the active agent of great
commercial companies in delaying self-government,
while they "gobbled up the best of
a magnificent country."
He took issue with Governor Brady's
recommendations in his last report to Con
gress for the full extension cf the land
laws to Alaska, asserting that the recom
mendation had an ulterior purpose and was
In the Interest of the powerful elements
dominating the progress of the Territory.
FRANK JAMES THE STARTER.
Knox County Fair Will Open at
Edina Xext Tuesday.
Edina. Mo . Aug. 19. Frank James of St.
Louie, the brother of Jesse James, will be
the starter at the races of the annual Knox
County Fair, which opens here next Tuesday.
Secretary Shaw Admits This, but
Insists Tariff Is Xot "Mother"
DRAWS A FINE DISTINCTION.
Declares That Flo Does Not Oppose
a Ueadjustiiient of the Tax
When Industries Are Able
to Stand Alone.
Morrisville. Vt.. Aug. 19 "The protective
tariff is not the mother of trusts though
It Is the parent of conditions that make it
profitable for capital to combine and con-
genlai for labor to orgnize." declared Leslie
M Shan. Secretary of the Treasury, in a
speech here to-day.
Five thousand persons, who live around
this pi ice, where Shaw attended school
when a boy. assembled to hear the ad
dress. In another part of his speech. Secretary
"I havo been quoted as opposed to a re
vision of the tiriff. I havo never opposed
readjustment of the tariff."
"Whenever Congress reaches the ccnclu-
slonslon that the friends of p.otection are
strong enough to conservatively modify
certain schedules so as to meet changed
conditions and at the same time success
fully resist the efforts of the opposition to
revle the entire tariff law thus p.aralvzlng
business for a session, I am In favor of it.
"I have epresed some doubt, however,
about the wislom cf instructing by resolu
tions or exacting pledges from candidate;
for Congress, when the effort is liable to
precipitate a protected debate with veiy
"I have never seen the time since I have
given public questions consideration that I
would not reduce the rate on quite a large
number of items, nor when I would not In
crease the rate on other items.
"But I will not concede that a tariff for
revenue only will destroy trusts on any
other theorv than that a fire in a wheat
field will destroy Canada thistles."
GUMANA FALLS INTO
Venezuelan Seaport Evacuated by
Government Forces, Which
Petreat on Ship.
Will'-mstad. Island of Curacao, Aug. 19
News has Just been received here that the
seaport of Cumana. in the State of Bermu
dez, Venezuela, was occupied at noon to
day by the Venezuelan revolutionists with
out the firing of a single shot.
The Government forces, commanded by
General Velutlnl, and the local authorities
of Cumana, evacuated that town last night.
They w ithdrew to the Island of Margarita,
about forty miles north of Cumana, on
board the steamer Ossun.
Cumana has a population of about 1000.
A report is current here that British war
ships under the command of an Admiral
will visit La Gualra, Venezuela, In a few
No reasons for the presence of the war
ships in question at La Guaira can be ob
tained, and the report Is causing consider
Cumana. which is about luO miles east of
La Guaira, was occupied for a short time
by the Vene7uelan revolutionists last May.
Upon this occasion also tho Government
forces left the town without offering resist
ance. Cumana Is about fifty miles east of Bar
celona, which was captured by the revolu
tionists the early part of this month. The
revolutionists now hold the customs ports
of Cludad Bolivar, Guaira, Cano Colorado,
Lavela De Coro. Carupano, Barcelona and
WILL RECEIVE WHITE VEIL.
Twenty Young Ladies to Enter
Twenty young ladles will be received Into
the sisterhood of Noire Dame to-morrow-morning
at S o'clock at the Convent of
Sancta Maria In P.ipa on Railroad avenue.
Just nortli of the Jefferson Birracks.
The young ladles will take the vows of
sisterhood after High Mass. and will re-,
ceive the white veil and habits of the
Two sermons, one in English and one In
German, will be preached bv the Reverend
Father Henry Geers of SS. Peter and Paul's
Church, and the sermon In English bv the
Reverend rather Maddox of the Redemp
The pTiol of rovitlnte in the Notre Dame
order of sisterhood is one year.
i,nDKs ci,i.cn i confi
Lou Is Iteiiulillraii Cluli nnd
Committee Ilrenrli iilened.
The breach between the City Central
Committee and the St Louis Republioan
Club continues to widen, and unless the
committee recedes from Its position in or
dering a direct primary, members sav. In
dications point to an independent Republic
an ticket In the ilelJ.
That the situation is growing serious is
Indicated by a hastv call sent out yesterday
for leaders In the different wards to meet
the Executive Board of the club in confer
ence. The meeting was held last night, and
after the sentiment of ward politicians had
been sounded the board was In executive
session and for nearly three hours delib
erated on the situation.
Among those who took part in the d!cus
pion wre Charles Nngel. William M ICIn
sey. Robert C. Day. James L. Minnis. Otto
F Stifel and Henrv A Baker W. L. Stur
devant presided It is understood that a
compromise propos'tlon allowing the anti
Kerens faction equal representation In the
naming of Judges and clerks, had failed of
Indorsement, owing to strong opposition iO
the Meriwether deal, which the compromise
would not affect.
Lgal complication that might arise in
case the minority members of the commit
teemen from the wards now represented by
those in favor of fusion, was brought up
and It was suggested that a committee be
appointed to look up the matter.
ALLIED THIRD PARTV AOVU-VATIOS.
Anderoon for Jnilce nnd IsbcII for
At a meeting of the City Central Commit
tee of the Allied Third party held last night
In the office or Attorney S. L. Isbell. No. 15
North Broadway, C. J. Anderson was nom
inated for Circuit Judge and S. L. Isbell for
Prosecuting Attorney. The first nomina
tion was made to All a vacancy In the ticket
caused by the refusal of John M. Dickson
to become a candidate.
C. J. Anderson was originally nominated
for Prosecuting Attorney, and the failure
of Mr. Dickson to accept raised him sev
eral notches in the ticket. When the llrst
nominations were made William Zachrltz
and John A. Talty were named for Circuit
It was openly stated. In the meeting last
night that Dickson had given his consent
to allow his name to be used as a candidate
for Clrcrit Judge, and much surprise wa
expressed that he shou'd have written to the
newspapers denying this. It Is believed nnw
that all the nominees on the ticket will
"stick" and that the difficulty of securing
eartUdates Is pasu r
CLOSING SESSION OF
Missouri Surgeons Treat Fourteen
Animals at Doctor Kanimer-
er's Horse Hospital.
NEW OPERATING TABLE USED.
.Creation of a State Board of Vet
erinary Examiners lb
The Missouri Veterinary Medical Society
adjourn d yesterday .ifter deoting most
of the day to the clinics at Doctor R. A.
I Kammerer's horse hospital. Fourteen op-
cratlons were performed bv viiting and
local veterinarians, the work being closely
watciicd by the forty- doctors present.
Itain prevented the drive to the World's
Tair Grounds, and no se-'ion was held at
tile Board of Education building. A huge
tent was spread in the yaid of the hos
pital, so that the work and the inspection
could be done in comfort.
There the animals were brought, and each
operator, elad in a nbber garni-nt. per
formed his work after attendants nad
hobbled or chlorof .Tim d me equine patients.
Ike nriniipal deinon-iintiun uns on a
, csuou The o "Ir.nVo"
ro( Kcr operating tal le dowsed bv
iisui mio me irame. jnd a
viueu tor its iie.ni I htn bv a sjrap ar
rangcnimt the upright wa- tipped over
ami eonverted into a horizontal table. A
doen ol the type are now in use in the
The association agitated the proposed
Bond of eterinary Examiners.
"We think it will go throagh the Legis
lature this time le a ise- we have tacked
on al! th- am ndincnts ivfrvbody wanted,
so is to g i i: started. ' said Doctor Ham
merer -v'e are willing, in order to get the
law, to let in all the ompy nc -those vet
erinarians who have no diplomas from coi
!eg. but who are prai tlcing. end let the
law apply only to all future applicants.
"In St Louis there are only about twenty
veterinarians who m college graduates,
while I suppose fully sity are practicing
The next mi-etlng will be held at Windsor.
The officers for this year are President,
Doctor D. F Luckey . vice president, Doetor
It A Kammerer, secretary -treasurer, Doc
tor B F. Kaupp.
: IN THE CITY :
SAYS HUSBAND SLAPPED HEU-Min-nie
Moss alleged In her suit for divorce,
tiled in the Circuit Court yesterday, tint
her husband. Edwin, found fault with her
housekeeping She aNo alleged that he
slapped her In the face and called her
names. She asks for the custody of her two
TRAIN STRIKES GROCERY WAGON
A Missouri Pacific freight train struck a
grocery wagon, driven by L"e Dailv of
Tenth and O'Fallon streets, at Seventh and
Poplar streets, yesterday noon. The driver
escaped without injury. The accident was
caused by the horses becoming frightened
and running onto the track in front of the
ARRESTED rOR SHOOTING HIS WIFE
Julius F. McDonntll of No 423 St. George
street is locked up at the Second District
Police Station on the charge of assaulting
his wife with the intent to kill her, and
Mrs. Lizzie McDonnell Is suffering from a.
bullet wound In the left arm. They quar-ri-lled
CHARGED WITH FORGERY Gordon
Lord, alias "Cool." who has been In St.
Louis two weeks, was arrested at Garrison
avenue and Pine street last night by- De
tective Ziegler A description of the man
was received from Chif of Police John Fost
of Camden. N J He Is charged with forg
ing a check for SOuo at Asbury Park. He
will return without requisition papers.
HELD -FOR OBESP.VATION - Job
Wagoner, a laborer, was found by Officer
T J Flood acting "trangelv at Broauwav
and Chambers street yesterday morning
and had him sent to the City Hospital.
Wagoner cave his address as .'.o. s.-u urj n
avenue. He is in the observation ward.
BANKRUPTCY PETITION-Harry F.
Brov.nlee, a manufacturing chemist, oper
ating as the Dandruffoid Company, filed
a petition in bankruptcy yisterdav In the
United States court, alleging claims of
11.101. motlv In advertising nccounts in
newspapers in several States.
INCORPORATED-The Tcrd P Kaiser
Publishing Companv yesterday filed articles
of incorporation with the Recorder of
Deeds. The oaid-in conital stock of I10O.
00!) is divided into 1030 shares, valued at
J1C0 each. Ferd P Kaiser holds 9?S shares,
Emll J Koch 1 and Charles . Holt-
CLAIMS AGREEMEENT WAS VIO-LATED-C
II Gramlv applied to the Circu't
Court yesterday to have I- G Richt re
straint from conducting a meat shop m
the West End Gramly states that he pur
chased a meat she? on Laclede avenue
from Rlcht nnd that the latter agreed not
to engage In business within a certain dis
tance from the place, it Is averred that
Richt has violated the alleged agreeme.it
and opened a meat shop within the pr?
WARRANT AGAINST WEAVER
Frank M. Licth of No 6C01 New Manches
ter avenue swore out a warrant yesterdxy
charging George W. Weaver, who lives in
the same vicinity, with assault and bat
terv Both are employes of the Scullin-Galla-her
steel foundry. Lleth savs
Weaver struck him with a pair of tongi.
PAINTER rALLS FROM LADDER
o'vn Curley of No 1111 North Eleventn
street a painter, was sUddenlv ovrcome
whlle'at work en a ladder at No. 714 Carr
street at 23ft yesterday afternoon, and was
painfullv injured. He was taken home in
AGED MAN IS MISSING Mrs Annie
Brandon of No. 1224 North Sixteenth stret
has asked the police to find her father.
Julius Schneider who Is years old and
has i,e-n missing for two weeks. She de
scribes him as having gray eyes, hair and
b?ard. ard a crippled hand, and wearing
blue overall", sack coat, black shirt and
black stiff hat
WOUNDED MAN ON TIRE ESCArE
Vaientine Mnrlow. 40 years old. was found
on the fire escane of the Ashlev huildin-.
Broadwnv and O'Fallon street, last nlcht
shortly before midnight, suffering from a
buliot'wo'ind in the right side. He was tak
en to the Cltv Hospital. lie said he had
been in a fight earlier in the evening and
received the wound. His condition was pro
PURE MILK BILL IS SAFE.
Iloiise of Dologiitcs Docs 2"ot I?i--coiisitlcr
The House of Delegates did not recon
sider lat evening the vote by which the
pure milk bill had been passed last Trl
day. The measure is now safe, lacking only
the signatures of Speaker Fontana. Presi
dent Hornsby and Mayor Wells.
Additional discharges arc expected In the
sanitary division of the Health Department
In ccncequencc of the defeat of the amend
ment to give the Health Commissioner
power to appointanalysts and Inspectors.
As the milk bill was not taken up again
vesterdav no motion for reconsideration can
be made in the future. The Council met
yesterday, but no quorum was present.
STARTEDON JOURNEY AFOOT.
Albert Schmidt Ran Away From
School to Come to St. Louis.
Chicago, Ilk. Aug. 19. Albert Schmidt, 14
years okl. of No. K)lSPesta!ozzl street. St.
Louis, ran away from St. Vincent's Indus
trial School. ShermanvlIIe. 111., this mcrn-
Ing. Intending to walk from ShermanvlIIe I
vo sr. iouis.
By the time he had covered the eight
miles to Evanston. he was tired. He com
plained tnat nis Doy companions pummelea
him and that the friars would not allow
him to smoke cogarettes.
Albert will be I
returned to tee scnooi.
EAST SIDE NEWS.
AFTER TAX DODGERS
IN ST. CLAIR COUNTY
IJoaid of Itcview Sends Out :'..l"
Notices to Persons Whose He
tiinih Show Di.-crep: ncies.
About SOT) notice" win be mailed iliu
week by the- St. Clair County Board of Re
view, in es-ion at Et l'avil'e. to taxpavers
to show ciu-e why thev should not ray as
much pi r op il tpxes this ear s" thy did
last, ard aio to explain whv a large num
ber of tax schedules were not sworn to
Members o' tl.c Loard aert that in mint
instances there are wide dl-crt pencils .n
the ri turns made bv the taxpavers this
year, as compared n.th last year These
returns are all in favor of th- taxpayer
In manv cases, according to th" boird,
tax dot'ging is appirent. althoush the tax
pivers will be civ en the permission to pk.id
the excuse of h iv ing forgotten to list all
of their personal rropertv
The returns Mi's year do not how an In
eiease in the personal pmrrrty ownd bv
the res.drn's of St. Clair Countv. The de
( riiast .til nirr tho rm-? is eiiurtericr.''d
at Hast St. Louis !; th big a-ossm-nts I
iiiuiie s uini I lie uusi i oilii itii' s
Tho Iio.ird of Itevivv will anil morp than
1 oCO notices to East S; L m- and it i ex
pected th.it the session of the loard to be
held there will be most irterestmg
Itenl Cstrite Transfers.
Real estate transfers fi'el for record in
Belleville yesterday were.
IVrd Oanorhmltz a-v! ulfc to J 1 Geurev.
part lot 6 blM i. 33 .uldil'fn -North Cllremon .
jJ.iltlon Iat st Luis. warrant- dred 1 5
Anna Ptegtr -o e; IZ itrser. lot v an I part 9.
Sexton s suuliv en llltncis CUy , warrantv d"u.
John Latlna anil wlt to I-lctta D Lat'na.
lot 4. fr siital'vMed lot 4. Week 1. De Haan"
subdivision Ka-t -t L;uis. v.arrartj dee-1. J100
A K Melius and v.lfe to !' J Simons, lot. 7
and part t. Uock ?S, Denversde, warranty deed,
1' A raulst'ch and wife to Walter Deweln
part block 9. Abend bouth He!lvl!le; warranty
Walter Dcweln and wife to John Deweln. an
prcjjrt as a'.'jve, v.arr&ntv ded. 51"jO
Katharlna CausJ to Vlex Herto. lot 5, sub
divided lot t cct'ori 6. icwncrp I. north i: war
rantv deM. Jt
KuKene Xurdin to Loul- Nurdln. eat slle
southwest quarter section 4. tonnthlp 1, north
9, deed. JO
VVndlln Huchle and wife to the Right Rev
erend John "pnTn. part lot fi. first subdivision
Cahcl.ia orrmt.ns. uprrantj deed 12.2)).
O G liellcr to same, lot 16. Columbia Place.
Eat St 1ouls warranty d"ed Jl.ri.
B'izabfth Hjllcrun and huband to C. F
Jlerker lot 17 and part If. block ;. town of St.
flair, Kat St Loul. warrantv deed. J 1.500
L V Abend to Henrv llazerllrrr. lot 15.
Kir-Che"--? third addition Belleville, warranty
Thomas Davis and wife to Southeast and St.
Louis Rallwnv Co . strip In s-ctlon 8, township
1. north S. eeed. J1W
C L. IlechtoM to John Seibel. lot 15S. hlcvk
7. Oakland addition, Belleville, warranty deed:
Slarle L. Coolev to Marg A Sholten. lot 3
nnd part 4, block 35. Alta Situ: quitclaim
L. I Wafon to J. A Fleming, lot 9. bl-ck
S3, add x Claremont addition. Eat St. I-culi;
wa-rantv deed. $39)
Phil Wolf and wife to D G P-hoads t al .
lot S. block 7. Wolfs subdivision. East St,
Louis, warranty deed. SLIM
nellcillle XeTTn Xote.
A permanent secretary" will be employed by
the Belleville branch of the Youn? Men's
C'hritlan Association A Ejmna!um wdl soon
John Harris was fined J ICO and costs on a
charge of beating his wife. lie promised to be
good and the fine was staved
The Reverend and Mrs E. J. Brownson have
returned from an outing on the Meramec River.
John 1'enn departed yesterday for Eureka
Congressman Kern received word yesterday
that Soldier George Pfell, Jr. nf Belleville.
whoe relatives have not heard from him for
teveral months. anwred roll call on June 20
William Elwert has returned from a trip
Carl Jtcntas of .Mascoutah has announeed
himself as a candidate for the Democratic nomi
nation for Countj Clerk.
A small roof fire at the home of Nicholas
VVeibel. on Kretschmer avenue, was extinguished
by neighbors, who formed a bucket brigade.
Miss. Martha B McQuilkln has returned from
a visit In bparta
lV nmnn Fell Tlirongrh Floor.
Airs Vlnn flncmor rf Virll. Alev clToot I
Belleville, was the victim of a peculiar ac- -Mr. and Mrs. John J Wle- and Mr. and Mrs.
cident yesterdav at her home. While walk- Thomas VVal-Ji and families are enjoying a fish
i .... a .. I lnir trln In AlnfiiRon county.
ing uver me noor oi an upstairs room
uhleh is seldnm ,100,1 the finnrin- nnd
inVu ,,v,h .k. .S,0,:
through the floor and celling to the room
below. The fall was ten feet. Doctor Vet
ter attended the woman and pronounced
her condition not serious.
Ttevv Suits Filed.
New suits filed in the Circuit Court at
Belleville yesterday- were:
Mary Auer vs. rrederlch Auer; bill for sepa
Fred Lorenx vs. Bridget Mcllugh; trespass;
Anna Patterson vs. Walter Patterson; bill for
separate maintenance and inlunctlon.
John Vi7eau vs East St. I.ouls Railway Com
panv and East St I.ot-is and Suburban Railway
Company , cae, damages. Jl.VO.
Ulinernl of John I.. Reed.
The funeral of John L. Reed of St. Louis?,
whose death occurred at the Missouri Bap
tist Sanitarium on Sunday evening, took
place yesterday morning. The body was
taken to Jersey vllle on the morning Chi
cago and Alton train and the burial from
the station to Oak Grove Cemetery. Mr.
Reed was well known In Jerseyvi'le. hav
ing formerly been a resident of the county.
Jerftey vllle ?otes.
Attorney I D Snedtker of Jerseyvllle wnt
to St. Iuils vesterdav to attend the conference
if the Mississippi Valley Apple Growers" Asso
ciation, which was held at the Southern Hotel
Aaron O Auten returned to Chicago yester
day Justice J C Ross of Jerseyvllle v ester-day
sold hU residence In Liberty street tc Pet.r Par
eell for J",a
W". S Plttrran of Greenfield. Ill . formerly
Postmaster at Jerseyvllle, Is the guest of Jer
News has been received at Jerseyvllle of th
marriage of David Snedeker. son of yirs. Anna
Snedeker of Jerseyvllle to Miss Pearl Voorhees.
formerly of Jersey Countv. The wedding took
place on Saturday evening at the Great North
ern Hotel in Chicago.
Sheriff Cosmos Keller nnd County Clerk J. C.
McGrath went to Jacksonville. III. vwterdav. to
attend the Democratic Congressional Convention
of the Twentieth Illinois District
The ladles of th First Baptist Church at
Jerseyvllle will hold a social this evenlrg at tho
residence of Mr and Mrs R. C Gledhlll.
The congregation of St. Mary's Catholic
Church, west of Jerseyvllle. will hold their an
nual picnic to-diy on the church lawn.
The Hevererd M H Kerr of Louisiana. Mo.
has accepted a call to the pastorate cf the First
Presbyterian Churrh at White Hall
snci nn i.icE.vsn at nnwAitDsvu.LE
CSritnlte City- Couple, I'nuceesiifnl at
fit. Louts. Vlnrry nt County Sent.
Perry- Hinkle and Mbs Vista LurfewicK
of Granite City, who were refused a mar
riage license in St. Louis, were married
yesterday morning at Edwardsviile.
Hinkle is cnrplcyed at the rolling mills,
and was a boarder at the Ludewlck home
on D street. Mondav the couple decided to
go to St. Louis and be married. At the
marriage license ofilce it was discovered
that they would not be of age until Oc
tober. Early yesterday- morning they went to
Edwardsviile, where their efforts were suc
cessful. They returned to Granite City
In the afternoon and will make their home
with the bride's mother.
IloIIln- Mills Ilegrln Operations.
The rolling mills at Granite City started
work for tne winter season yesterday
morning. Five hundred men began operat
ing the eight mills. It is expected the full
force will be at work by the end of the
week, giving employment to about 2,1X0
Dentil of Mrs. Jnmes Wood.
Mrs. James Woods of West Madison died
yesterday afternoon, after an illness of sev
eral months. Her end wa3 hastened by an
Injury to her husband at the steel foundry
three weeks ago. He is at a St. Louis hos
pital in a ser!ou3 condition.
Vnndnlla Freight Trains) Collide.
Two freight trains collided yesterday aft
ernoon about 4 o'clock on the Vandalia
tracks between Collinsville and East St,
Louis. Ovying to the low rate of speed at
which they- were going no damage resulted
except the displacement of a rail, delaying
traffic for two hours. The firemen and en
gineers of both trains Jumped when It was
ben the collision could not be averted.
Killed bj- Jfesrro Womnn.
Marv Hall, a netrress. was shot and In.
stantly killed at 10 o'clock last night at her
home In Brooklyn by Louise Meyers, nlso a
nesress. The women quarrel over tte
husband of the woman who was killed, and
the Meyers woman drew a, revolver and
tired six times. Almost evry shot took ef
fect and the Hall woman was deid before
the arrival of the police. The vv,m.n who
did the shooting was arristci.
Vegro .snliiciiiki'oiiiT Shot.
a light m the i ellow Dog saloon at
Brooklvn last night shortly after 19 o'clock
, Jams II Price, the ncgio proprietor, was
shot and cut bv George Jackson, a ngro.
v.ho att mpted to rob the iiaee Price saw
him leaving and at'aek d Mm lit the
struggle. Price was hot i'l the right lung
ard left leg, besides being seriously cut. He
was taken to St Mary's Hospital In Kast
St. Louis in Domhcff s ambulance Jack
son was arrested as he was ab" ut to es
eape by Patrolman De Wltte
UII.I. 1)M1TTKI TO 1'HOM'.. J.
Ktal Ust:itr In Bequeathed to IV idovr
uf Vlonzii Keller.
Th" will of Former Ma.- i Alonzo Keller
of Edwardsviile. who died 'everal weeks
ago. was admitted a prob tc eMerday
The instrument is atte-ted by L I Spring
er and Sam Rcid. To Margaret (. Kl!er.
ine wiJ-ivv. 1 bequeathtd all r-al estate
during her natural life, she to have all
rents ni.d protits. -ubject onlv to such j-ovv-e-s
as are de.cgated to the x cuto,. and
she la also to receive WJJ ., t-an ard the
1 ousehold furniture On--flfth of tht per
sonal property 1- to lie held in trust and
.he profits therefrom to go to fie w daw.
.iai.irs Kthcr of &t Loa:s ih elaest
S"ii. i made executor and is directed to
g.ve bend lor S10.OW with a trust company
as security He is to receive as compensa
tirn Jl.fvi and three per ent of all real
ent.nte sales With the exception of the
heme place and business block at the cor
ner of Main and Washington avenue, he is
authorized to ell any real estate at any
time without order from the court
Out"de of t'-at set apart for the widow,
all property real and personal. Is to ba
divided share and shore alike between the
cni'drcn. Mrs. Margaret Jennie Linn and
James T. Keiier of St Louis, Mrr-. Mary"
Julia Stillv.ell. Fannie E. Keller Harry M.
Keiier and Wl'liam A Keller of Edwards
viile, but onlv after sich is 21 years of age.
Kilwanlsi llle? 'Xotcn.
Perry Hlnkle and Ml"s Vl.ta Ludwirk. th
Young couple from Granite Ot who were re
fused a rrarriage license in St Louis Jlonday
becaue they were under asre tried It again at
Edwardsviile jesterday and were successful Thv
si.ore that thej were of lepal ace and the li
cense was Issued Then they hurried into the
Countv Courtroom and were rrarrled bv Judge
William P Karlj They returned to Granite en
the next train Other licenses issued at thfl
cnurtv feat yesterday were to Homer Law-son 19.
Glen Carbon and Josephine VanderbrueRge. 1 of
Colllnsvllle. Henrv Valkenberg. 22. and 3Iay
Herb. 13 both of Mitchell
One of the curious Incidents of the storm
on Mondaj wns the experience of Miss Anna
Robinson of Liberty Prairie Miss Hoblnson
stepped cut to trine; In some little chickens arid
was struck bv lightning. The chickens In her
arms were killed, but she recovered and was
able to attend a meeting of the Madison County
Domestic Science Association, of which she is an
offlc-r. at Edwardsviile Tuedr.
The Citizens' Park Asoclatlon decid'd to hava
a celebration of Labor Day at their park on ths
Major N B. Rosen yesterday extended a pub
lic Invitation for all citizens to attend the rext
meeting of the City Council and enter Into tho
discussion of the electric lighting problem.
EAST ST. LOUIS.
Returned From Fixhinc Trip.
A party of East St. Louis sportsmen re
turned I ast evening f rom the St. Francis
River in Arkansas, where they spent two
weeks hunting and fishing. In trie party
were Al Keechler. T. J. Daniel. James
Slmcox, WH.lam McBrioe and William
East St. Lonl Items. '
Members of the Summit Avenue M. Ev
Church Sewinc Circle will give a lawni social
to-morrow ev enlng.
Fred Lorenx of East St. Louis has entered;
suit in the Circuit Court at Belleville against
Bridget Mcllugh for 13.000 damage for trespass.
He alleges that she caused an excavation to
be made so close to his property that one of hl
Tw-ertv-flve of the children of the East St,
Louls schools will give a wand drill at the
Teachers" Institute at Belleville to-morrow after
noon. Miss Haiel Carroll will be the accom
panist. The East St. Louis Concordia Llederkranr
have made arrangements for a trolley party to
Schmldfs Mound Park this evening. The cars
will leave the corner of Missouri and Colllns
vllle avenues at 8 - m.
Mrs. J. R. Rlplev of North Tenth street Is
visiting with friends In Staunton.
Mrs. Ben Haum sr of Broadway Is visiting
-with friends and relatives in Nashville. HI.
: ,:;: A" , . T,. f v. n iiimoii
Miss Genev eve Hamlin of ?.o. . jio lumoii
' "venue Is visiting friends in utcnuem.
SENATOR JONES MAKES DENIAL.
Gove T).isA r.Ti Pnnnl Pnmniisninn
Was Xot Offered to Him. rJ
.viempms, icnn., au. iv oenuicr juruqs
Iv. Jones of Arkansas, who was here to
day. In an interview, denied positively toat
he had been offered a place on the Isthmian
Canal Commission by President Roosevelt.
He had heard nothing of such an appoint
ment from ary source except the press.
Midway May Go on Trnct.
Coupled with this new arrangement Is the
confident assertion of Exposition authori
ties that the Catlin tract will form the,
grand approach to the general lay-out of
the World's Fair, as the Commission of
Architects originally intended. Changes In
the north facades of the Manufactures and
Varied Industries, where they were to have
made a front on Llndeil boulevard, will har
menize n'celv with the scheme, since the
Forestry and Game and Education will
cover the facades of the first structure.
It is the Intention of the Exposition man
agement to use the Catlin tract. If It Is ob
tained, for either the amusement conces
sions or foreign Government buildings and
State buildings. The advertised allotment
of locations for State buildings, the last or
this month, has necessitated the quick clos
ing of negotiations for the Catlin tract. Tho
assignments of space for the various States
on that occasion must be final, and the Ex
position management recognizes the fact.
If the ground Is used for State purposes,
the midway will remain on Sklnker road.
FnRln'n Fort Worth Home Hornet!.
Fort Worth. Tex., Aug. 19. A fire starting
from unknown cause destroyed the fine
two-story residence of George Fagin of the
Fort Worth and Denver road at 10 o'clock
to-night. Some of the family were sittli'ir
on the front porch and knew nothing of the
tire until the upper part of the,hou-e was In
a blaze. Some of the furniture. Including1
the piano. In the lower lart of the dwelling
was saved. None of the household effects
were Insured. In Mr. Fag'n's b'droom were,
J1.00 worth of Government registered bonds.
They- were burred. Tne total loss is near,
J3.0W with about one-third Insurance, if the
bonds can be redeemed.
Democrats .Nominate Ticket.
Oregon, Mo . Aug. 19 The Democratic
Convention at Mound City to-day nom
inated the following ticket: Representative,
Charles M. Chllders; Judge-at-Large, A. W.
Vancamp; Judge of the First District. John
Judy: Judge of the Second District. George
Stevenson; Probate Judge. Henry Shutts;
Collector. C. J. Hunt: Circuit Clerk. D. P.
Lewis: Prosecuting Attorney, R. B. Bridge-m-in:
Recorder. L. L. Tcare; Coroner. J. W.
Davis; Sheriff. John Bishop.
Cnmpnlgn On In SnIIne County.
Marshall. Mo.. Aug. 19 The regular
speaking canvass of the Democratic candi
dates for county oillces began at Herndon
yesterday. The primary election will be
,icld August SO.
VIlsHonrI Ilural Free Delivery.
Washington. Aug. 19 -Rural free delivery
rervlte will be established In Missouri Octo
ber 1 as follows:
Curryville, Pike County, two carriers:
length of routes. 47H miles; population
serv ed. SSO.
Laddonla. Audrain Countv. two carriers;
length of routes, 4Si miles; population
German Paper on Crown Prince Visit
Simon W. Hanauer, United State? Consul
at Frankfort-on-the-Maln. sends a marked
copy of the Frankfurter Journal of Augoist
5. containing an article supplied by- the
Press Bureau of the Exposition In regard
to the prospective visit of the Crown Prince
of Germany to the World's Fair. The arti
cle Is conspicuously displayed on the first
page under the headms: "The Crown Prince
and the World's Fair at St. Louis."
rAHWAamnn ffftf Ant nf TVnncep. ?
Chicago. Aug. 19. Congressman R. R.
Hitt. who was taken seriously- HI In this
city last night. Is pronounced out of danger.
He expects to be able to leave his home at
Mount Morris. Ilk. to-day.
More than two pages of "Want" Ads
printed In to-day's Republic Read them
over: compare them with other "Want"
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