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THE ST. LOUI S REPUBLIC.
MORE "HOUSEHOLD GOODS"
were advertised for sale In The Repub
lic In February than In any other St.
Louis news paper.
MORE "RODMSwith BOARD"
Ads were printed In The Republic In
February than In any other two St.
In St. Looln, One Cent,
nntalile St. Louis, Tito Cents.
ST. LOUIS. MO., THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 1903.
( On Trains, Three Centi.
TERMINAL'S MILL CREEK VALLEY EXTENSIONS
" WILL RAZE HUNDREDS OF RESIDENCES.
SENATOR VEST TELLS
TRAINMEN PREPARE TO CONTEST
INJUNCTION OF FEDERAL COURT.
RILL TO LEGALIZE
FIGHTS IN MISSOURI
Venerable Missouri Statesman
Watches Clot k Tick Away
His Public Career.
Senator Nelson's Measure Would
Permit .Championship Battles
in St. Louis.
Attorneys Representing the Brotherhoods Will Trobably File Motion
Before Judge Adams To-D.iy Asking That His Order Be Set Aside
So That They Can Proceed to an Adjustment of Wage Differ
ences With the Wabash Raihoad Company.
HIS LAST DAY OF SERVICE.
STATE BOARD TO SUPERVISE.
S ' "
AQAM3 w' j" irK-ni I fa ft ,. u,
o TwabaSh tacji " "
Property indicated by ctoss
Intervening streets may be closed.
In the proposed extensions of tho Termi
nal Railroad Association's rights of nay
from Union Station to Grand avenue, to coat
several million dollars, between KM and SOJ
property owners aro Interested, and per
haps double that number of homes will be
wiped out if the bills now pending in the
Municipal Assembly are passed.
Most of the property already has been
jncqulred, by the association, negotiations
are now on for a good part of It, and the
remainder may be secured through con
Not only will several hundred residences
fco razed, but many manufactories will give
place to the constantly widening path of
railroad tracks In Mill Creek Valley, where
the property in question is located, with the
exception of one pleec, about SOJ feet square,
which stretches out to Adams street at
ADJACENT PROPERTY RIGHTS
At the next meeting of the House of Dele
gates a delegat'on of property owners will
appear before the Railroad Committee and
nsk that when the measures are passed
authorizing the Terminal to close certain
streets In order to make all of this tract
available for railway yards the rights or
owncrs of land adjacent to the proposed
"extensions' be protected.
Leon I Hull, a member of the delegation
of realty owners, stated jesterday that It
was not their purpose to oppoo the Ter
minal. They realize that the growth of St.
Louis demands greater railway facilities,
and tho widening of the Terminal's yards.
NEW TRANSIT OARS
TO BETTER SERVICE
First Installment of 430 to Be De
livered August 1 and Others
COACHES OF COSTLY DESIGN.
Grand and Jefferson Avenue Lines
Will Kecehe Part of First De
livery .and Olhc Ftiwt
Service on the numerous Transit lines will
be materially improved when the 4W new
cars which have been ordered are put into
use. Tho contract provides that 100 cars
shall be delivered August 1.
, Tho remainder will arrive at regular In-
tervals and the entire complement will be
sjrtady for service bfore May 1, 1901. In
addition, the old cars will be repaired as
soon as they can be replaced by the new
cars, and the Tranic Companj expects to
have ample facilities to handle the World's
, Fair crowds by the time the gates of the
Exposition are opened.
A. du Pont, second vice president and gen
eral manager of the Transit Company, said
last night that it had not been definitely
decided how the new cars will lie appor
tioned among tho several lints.
When the first installment arrives, Mr. du
Font said the cars, would be placed where
they were most needed The Grand avenue
and Jefferson avenue lines will receive a
large per cent of the first shipment.
MORE CARS FOR OLIVE STREET.
An effort will also be made to Incrpase
the se'-vlce on Olive street, althounh Mr. du
Pont stated that during the rush hours the
.Intervals between cars on this line were as
Yehort as practicable."
'"' ( The new cars will be constructed along
" he lines of a model prepared bv the
Transit Company. Thy will resemble the
j-j, new cars that have lately been placed In
Vfi, cominlfslon or the Olive street line.
,t LARGER SEATING CAPACITY.
, The seating capacity will be Inert ased to
"' fift and the akleH will be slightly wider.
Tl.ey will be of the convertible pittern,
r having been designed especially for both
SLmmer and winter ue
it The windows will be very, wide and deep
, and both the lower and upper sashes can
v be easllv raised or lowered. The window
Bills will be of the hinged variety, so that
.' when the window sash Is either ralsd or
lowered the sill will be flush, leaving no
opening along the side of the car.
Another Innovation will be tho location of
the door at the front end of the car. In
place of being in the center. It will be at
the extreme right-hand bide and will be a.
single Ins'ead of a double door.
" This will greatl facilitate the ease with
Jf which passengers can enter or leave the
" - car and will also prevent their Interfering
with the motorman.
The new cars will be provided with air
brakes and powerful motors. They will
lia-.e the wide extension platform at tho
rear. They vill be painted yellow and the
number will be the only lettering on the
Bide of the car.
Sen Cnrs for Suburban, Also.
Five new cars were received yesterday by
the Bt. Louis and Suburban Railway Com
pany, and T. M. Jenkins, general manager,
was notified that four more would arrive
He said that he had been advised that
ten more cars would arrive before Saturday
and that eleven more would be in com
mission before a week from that time.
The cars received esterday and those that
will arrive to-day nre the same, pattern as
tho new green cars recently bought by tho
Euburban.ut are painted red.
Shortly after the De Hodlaraont barns
burned it was found that these nine cars
could bo obtained at once. Owing to tho
necessity, it was not deemed advisable to
&wait until they could bo repainted. This
i horarilv be replaced with other mm.
pe uuue aa uon as iney can tern-
VNMr. Jenkins stated that by March 14 tho
equipment of tho Suburban 1'arh. division
of his road would be as complete as be
Sows the tire, and that the new cars would
be running In sufficient number to supply
all demands, except during the rush hours
' at night and In the morning.
linos Is being acquired for Terminal extensions, from Uulou Station to Grand avenue.
upon which upward of 2O00CO0 will be ex
pended in the course of the year, is of
vital interest to the city.
It seems." said Mr. Hull, "that God made
Mill Creek Valley as a was for railroads
to get Into St. Louis, and eventually It may
be entirely taken up with tracks, but tho
point Is now that the owners of property
adjacent to the widened yards should be
reimbursed for the damage done them when
railnnds are backed up to their very
Mr. Hull explained his attitude by this Il
lustration: "Suppose j ou havo a dozen oranges to
sell A man ctates that he only wants
eight of them, but he desires that each one
of the twelve be cut open to determine
which are tho sweetest. He only offers to
pay for eight, however, because they ore all
"Now, It is a certainty," said Mr. Hull,,
"that you could not sell the other four
CUTTING OFF STREETS
"As a matter of equity. It would seem that
where the Terminal widens Its ards, under
the bills now pending In the Municipal As
sembly, persons whose property is pocketed,
whose streets are cut off and who will find
tracks in front of their doors, should re
ceive soma compensation."
Three bills are pending one for exten
sions along the levee, the other for broader
rights of way from Union Station to the
river, and the third from Union Station to
Grand avenue. The first two mentioned
cover provisions which were announced
FORMER TEACHER DEFENDS
MRS. CLAXON'S IDEAL WIFE PAPER.
Mrs. William H. Vail Thinks the
Author Meant to Do Her Sis
tors Good She Declares
Many Wives Drh e Hus
bands to Drink.
Mrs AH In W. Ciaxon, whoe paper on
"'The Ideal Wife" created such a furore
lamong tho working women of St Louis,
has found an ardent defender.
Of all the women approached upon the
subject so lar, but two have been found
who agreed with the theories advanced by
the minister's wife. The first to coincide
with Mrs. Ciaxon afterwards requested that
her name be not mentioned Mrs Claxon's
new champion has the courage of her con
victions, however. She Is not emplojed,
but is the wife of a professional man a
Her name is Mrs. William Hooker Vail
of No. 1464 Belt avenue. Prior to her
marriage she was for seven years a teacher
at the Clay School.
She was a pupil of Miss A. C. Fruchte,
whose Interview appeared In yesterday's
Republic Mrs. Vail does not care to
criticise Miss Fruchte's opinion of Mrs
Claxon's paper, ultnough she says that Miss
Fruchte Is not as competent a judge as
the would have been had she been marneJ.
'I have been Intimately acquainted with
Mrs. Ciaxon tor several years," said Mrs.
Vail, "and I know her to be a. good, kind.
naru-worwng. conscientious little woman,
Vhat she has written about gins Wu,i
in business ought to do ever lady with a.
ininu Piled with common feenat: u lituiitu
umount of gouu Tins estimable lady baa
touched upon tvso subjens, both entireii
distinct. One, 'the Working Girl," tnts
other. The Handling of a liusbuiui
READ llLl'WEBN TIID LINUS.
First, her criticisms should lead tho
lady, joung or olu, to piuilt by her re
mains It the shoe does not lit wny should
it bo vi urn, ub it has been by somu of the
women who havu ailueKed her so ve
hemently ana leiueiuusiy in the dally pa
pers, liappj the man or woman vho ean
mid 'tongues In trets, books in the run
ning brooKs, sermons In stones and good in
even tiling.' lor there Is good In every
thing. Beek tha ste-dllng of goud in the
papci. He not narrow-minded. Read be
tween the lines, which sorno uf thu women
have not done, either from umwlllnguess
"Mrs. Ciaxon has not intended to include
the entire Morktng class in her worthy
paper, I am positive. There are as many
sweet, lovely characters among the corps
of business woman as can be fuund In any
or the ultra-fashionable homes of the city
and Just as retlned and cultured, but there , hidden In a poet's verse a deeper truth than
are, also, many not so well-brid, and If m bulky sermon.' rind this truth, this hit
men have lost their respect for woman- ent seed of good, and magnify It In the dally
kind, and perchance some of their chlval- papers, exalt and extol the originator of
rous manner. It is to this portion of the ' this good, be it ever so tiny. Some one will
working-class that it Is largely due. They he benefited It Is-far more ladylike, and
do not re-pect themselves Why demand re- surely more Christllke."
PRESIDENT FRANCIS IN MADRID;
WILL MEET CABINET TO-DAY.
Madrid. March 4 D. R. Francis, the President of the St. Louis Exposition, arrived
here tills afternoon.
He was met at the stiitlon by United States Minister Hardy.
After a short conference with Minister Hardy. Mr. Francis called on the Minister
of Agriculture, accompanied by Secretary Sickles of tho United States Legation, who is
In close touch with the Spanish officials.
Mr. Francis dined to-night with Minster and Mrs. Hardy, and to-morrow he will
meet the Premier and other members of the Spanish Cabinet by appointment.
He expects to return to Paris on Thursday night.
SUBURBAN ROAD NOT TO SELL
President Kennard Explains Filing
of Copy of Resolution.
Jefferson City, Mo., March 4. President
Sam M. Kennard and Secretary E. P. Sum
mem to-day filed a certified copy of a res
olution adopted by the directors of the St.
Louis and Suburban Street Railway Com
pany, accepting the State law la regard to
street railways, as contained In article S.
chapter 12, of the Revised Statutes.
It cost the company $5,000 to file the statement.
several months ago, while the third bill In
volves more property owners than the
Beginning at Tnenty -first and Randolph
streets, the routo of the proposed extension
to Grand avenue .will cut a snath imme
diately north of the Wabash, FiIco and
present Terminal tracks. It runs from 100
to 600 feet In width, Adams street being the
farthest northern boundary touched, while
-for most of the distance the right-of-way
either skirts or swerves to the south of
ESTIMATE OF VALUES
At the very start, Twenty-first ard Ran
dolph streets, the route slices off a part of
the W0O0O0 plant of the Pullman Palace Car
Company. Another big Industry on the
route Is the Thorn lime works
The entire tract covers about 1,500000 feet
of ground, the length being about 8.000 feet.
It Is estimated that the property Is worth
on an average $W0 a 'foot, which would
make tho cost of this one extension of the
Terminal $4 000.000 for ground alone, while
tho cost of changing tho Jefferson avenue
bridge, and building retaining walls at
various points along the line, not to men
tion the lalms of adjacent prqperty -owners,
will add a large sum.
The streets which the Terminal seeks to
close in the bill relating to the Grand ave
nue extension arc Atlantic from Twenty
third to West Jefferson and from Bwing to
Ranken avenue. Cardinal avenue from At
lantic to Adams, Scott from Compton to
Montrose avenue, and Bernard from Comp
ton to Montrose avenue.
MRS. WILLIAM HOOKER VAIL,
Wife of a ph j slclan, who champions Mrs. A.
W. Claxon's paper.
spect of others? The more refined business
workers are too cultured, too well-balarced
and too erudite to tako the coup d etat to
MEANT TO HELP WOMEN.
"When Mrs. Ciaxon expressed herself
about the true and successful method of
handling a husband, bhe uttered one of the
greatest truths that ever emanated from
I rtrJllJ "?Z ??""
and divorces It Is quite ovldent that one
wuman whose interview appeared lias not
complied with Mrs. Claxon's Ideas, for she
disagrees with her most emphatically t going
so far as to speak of this gool woman s
estimable paper In the common parlance of
"Thoughtless, not well-poised minds fly at
the contents of such a paper without due
thought, consideration and a careful search
for the good that might be contained there
in and intended by the writer. Evidently
she means the entire paper to bo a help to
her sisters, but narrow minds fall (o grasp
the truth intended. The sensible, cultured
woman will remain quiet and profit by the
good that Mrs. Ciaxon has intended to do
by her icmarks, which. If followed, will
preserve many a happy marriage and home.
Such a woman would not openly and sav
agely attack her. Many wives are nothing
but shrews, and drive their husbands fiom
home and to drink. Reverend Mr. Ciaxon
may well be prqud of his wife.
"Women, ; oung or old. butterflies of fash
Ion or noble bread winners, search the good
in this energetic woman's efforts, lgpore the
trivialities and Individualities Be not so
caustic a critic Remember 'there Is often
ItMs reported here that the step was ini
tiatory to the road being taken over by the
President Kennard stated last night that
tha filing of the certified copy of the reso
lution was In connection with the recent
purchase by the Suburban Company of sev
eral county roads, and that before they
could be added to the local system this for
mality waa necessary.
He denied that tbere Is any truth In tha
report that tho Suburban franchises would
be sold. He said It was preposterous, and
that be could not conceive bow the report
nfflKj'f'v tJQf '
Democrats and Republicans Cor
dially Urasp Ilis Hand as lie
Passes From "Senate Cham
ber for the Lust Time.
The Republic Bureau.
lUh St andrmniKanIa Ave
Washington. March 4. At 11 30 to day Stn
ator Vest entered the Senate ch unber for
the last time as a member, after a con
tinuous and mot distinguished service of
a quarter of a century.
The Senator leined on the arm of Door
keeper Jim Edwards of Missouri and
walked to his accustomed seat near the
Some friends had bent him a bouquet of
jonquils, which lay on his desk, a farewell
gift In honor of tho close of a long anj
honorable service in the highest of legisla
WATCHED THE CLOCK.
Tho Senator's right hand rsted on the-e
flowers fs he followed with Interest, but in
a musing way, tho proceedings of the e
plrlng Senate and watched the circling
hands of the historic Senate clock as they
approached the hour of his release from
public cares f
In the overcrovtded galleries there wero
many inquiries as to the desk of the dis
tinguished Mlssourlan, and hundreds of
eyes were turned In that direction.
The Senator took no part In the final pro
ceedings, nor was there need; the Senate
in a listless way waited for the gavel to
close the life of this Congress.
As soon as final adjournment was de
clared. Senator Vest was surrounded by
many of the leaders. Democrats and Re
publicans, who cordially wished him good
rest and happiness in his retirement to pri
FRTETS GOOD WISHES.
Among these was President pro tem
Frye of Maine, who for twenty-two years
has been an associate in the Senate, and a
colleague on the leading committees. Al
though strong partisans, the two Senators
have been warm friends and admirers for
many years. Political differences were for
gotten in the warm expressions of friend
ship that were exchanged to-day,
One aft"r another, the Senators grasped
Mr. Vest's hand and bade him a cordial
adieu as he passed out of the chamber for
the last time.
Senator Stone has arrived in the city and
will be sworn In Thursday when the Sen
ate meets In extra session. He Is by no
means a stranger at the Capitol and has
many friends In both houses
NO DEFINITE FLANS.
Mr. Vest will remain In Washington In
definitely. He will rest 'or a time and then
make plans for the future. Following his
usual custom, probably he will go to the
mountains or seashore at the beginning of
the heated term He has a comfortable
home In Washington and. If his health per
mits, he may accept one of several flat
tering offers to undertake some special lit
Ills health is fair, but he Is not strong,
and his future engagements will of neces
sity depend largely on his physical condi
tion. Ills eyes have given him some trouble,
but ho has been benefited somewhat by
Of the retiring Senators, Mr. Vest easily
holds the first rank, and more Interest has
been felt In his departure from the Senate
than in that of any other member in re
FIGHT ACTIVE FOR
Growing Belief That Postmaster
Won't Be Reappointed Has
Ami used Several Candidates.
The Republic Bureau,
14th St and l'ennsyhanla Ave.
Washington, March J Postmaster Baum
holT vlslteil the Post Office to-day and had
u short talk with the oillclals In regard to
detail matters connected with his office. No
decision has been reached as to the appoint
ment of Postmaster, and none is expected
for some Bays.
It is said that Commissioner Foulke's final
report Is somewhat adverse to Mr. Baum
hoir. As the matter stands. Postmaster
General Payne thinks the charges have ben
explained, but the report of Mr. Foulke
does not entirely concur In this view.
The matter will depend on the personil
judgment of President Roosevelt, who will
examine all the papers carefully before de
ciding. Inasmuch as he specially desired the
opinion of Mr. Foulke, It is probable that
the letter's views will bo of gTeat weight,
and this Indicates that Mr. Baumhoff will
not be reappointed.
Representative Bartholdt probably would
support his late colleague, Mr, Joy. who re
tired from the House to-day, and who
would accept the appointment it tendered
him. Mr. Bartholdt'a next choice, It la said.
Is Frank Sterrett, The latter is making an
active canvass, as Is also Mr. Aklns, the
State chairman. The latter is strong with
secretary Hitchcock, and the contest for
appointment may become exciting before
the matter finally Is disposed of.
The delay In settling it, and the growing
belief that Mr. Baumnorz will not be ap
pointed, has caused other candidates, to be
come more active. For a time they took lit
tle part, feeling that a scheme was being
put through to defeat Mr. Baumhoff by
assailing his personal character, and not
wonting to appear as parties to It, they re
frained from urging their own applications.
But as the President baa so long deferred
his action upon the case, and as it seems
quite probable that a. new appointment will
be made, the leading candidates are becom
ing more aggressive, and, additional papers
are being Died dally at the White House
urging on applicant or another.
The matter seems now to rest between
Joy, Sterrett and Aklns, with the chances
strongly favorla the nrst named. )
STRIKE INJUNCTION WAS GRANTED
ON THE ALLEGATIONS IN THE BILL.
Judpo r.lnur R. Adams of the Uniti'J States Circuit Couit made the follovv
iK jtatuniont Iut nijrlit regaiilmi; thu injunction ap.iin&t the i-ouimittii's and
It'jdi'is of the trainmen and liremen on the AVab.tsh:
Tho decrie was granted on the allefMtiuns contained In the bill, and any
one delimits of Investigating the matter .should read the bill.
"1 lielleve it is lt for nie to make my btatements fiom the bench, and
must, therefore, decline to discuss the matter until, as I have been informed, the
defendants move to dissolve the Injunction, when I will hear the motion and
Motion to dissolve the Injunction obtained
by the Wabash Railroad aga nst the com
mittees of trainmen and firemen will proba
bly me made to-day In the Fnite-il States
Circuit Court before Judge Adams
It Is stated that one df the grounds on
which tie request will be made Is that the
bill presented by the Wabash contains a
letter which was sent to the tninmen and
firemen at the time the poll wa3 ordered
containing threats against the Wabash
which was not In any way authorized by
the members of the committee or the lead
ers. Both Morrlssey and Lee of the Brother
hood of Railway Trainmen state that It was
Issued entirely without their knowledge.
"We have found the man that wrote It,"
said Mr. Lee. "He Is a member of our
order, but he acted not only without our
kcowledgo but without the members of the
committee being aware of what ho had
done When we saw the letter in the bill
presented by the Wabash attorneys, we
were v ery much surprised "
ATTORNEYS FOR TRAINMEN
ARRIVE IN THE CITV.
Judge W. T. Irwin of PeoWa, III , and E.
J. Penny of Clev eland, O , attorney s for
tho organisations, arrived in the city- yes
terday and will make the motion for a dls
solvement of the Injunction.
The attorneys will be assisted by a local
firm, which lias not been decided upon as
Messrs Irwin and Penny were in con
sultation with the members of the commit
tees and Messrs. Morrlssey and Lee all day.
Shortly after their arrival they called at
the Federal building, and were given a
copy- of the decree granting the Injunction
as well as the bill upon which the decree
Mr. Penny stated that at present he had
nothing to say, but it is expected that in
teresting revelations will be made In the
motion for tho dissolution of the injunc
tion when evidence will probably be Intro
duced showing tho authenticity of the let
ter. The letter Is lengthy and reviews In a
drastic manner the alleged opposition which
PRESIDENT RAMSEY REPLIES
TO MORRISSEY'S STATEMENT. 5
In response to the statement given out by Mr. Morrlssey yesterday. President
Ramsey makes the following:
To the Employes of the Wabash Railroad Company and Others Interested:
"The crisis now existing on the Wabash lines Is a very grave one, not only to
the Wabash Company and its emploves and to other railway companies and their
employes, but also to the commercial and industrial interests of the country,
as a strike on the Wabash would in all probability spread to a large number of
roads and would Involve not only nil organizations of railway employes, but other
labor organizations and the results might be so serious that the great anthracite
coal strike would dwindle into insignificance. Therefore, I deem It wise to keep
the employes all over the system and the public correctly advised jtt the exact
facts regarding the matters at issue. For tills reason only I make reply to some
misstatements made by Mr. Morrlssey in tho morning papers.
"The first is personal to the president of the Wabash. Mr. Morrlssey says: "For
years he (Mr. Rarrtsey) has boasted of his contempt for labor organizations. He
liked the distinction It brought him of being the one managing officer in this sec
tion who could get along without them. Every previous effort of the employes
to meet and deal with him has proven futile.' J
"This statement is absolutely without truth. I have never expressed 'contempt
for labor organizations." (I may have for some hot-headed leader who advocates
the 'rule or ruin' policy.) On the contrary, I have frequently said to labor lead
ers, members anil others thit I had no objection to them when properly and
conservatively conducted and when they did not absolutely Ignore Individual
rights or obligations There are hundreds of orgmization men on the Wabash
who know this; there are dozens who were re-employed by me after the strike
of lbSl (two years before I became connected with the Wabash) who offered to
leave their association to get back, to whom I said: 'That is not necessary. I
don't care what organizations you belong to so you are reasonably loyal to the
company and a good workman.' I have never discharged or declined to employ
any one on account of membership In an oiganlzation. The Wabash employes are
treated as men, with all their rights as individuals recognized, and as long as
they recognize the rights of "the other fellow-employes and givo fair service to
the company they have the right to Join any church or organization political,
labor or other kind, they wish.
"During my thirty-three years with this and other railroads I have never
failed to meet any committee of employ csr any individual employe who wished
to see me, and I have met every committee now here several times, and three of
these meetings were with Messrs. Hannahan, Lee and Wilklns present. I meet
such committees knowing they are members of organizations, 'duly constituted';
I only say to thm: 'Your grievances are as employes of the Wabash and there
fore we confer ns employes."
"Mr. Morrlssey says 'Mr. Ramsey bluffed and cajoled the men." The Wabash
men are men of some experience and know enough not to be 'bluffed and cajoled-
by me, except in one way and that was by fair treatment and fair pay.
"The truth is, the 'bluffing and cajoling' his been entirely on the part of the
organization leaders. For the past two years they and their aids have been
urging the Wabash employes to "force tho issue' and, although their committees
have been around for two or three months, they never coild get and have not
now a full committee of the system, although threats of taking away lodge char
ters and expelling members were made. j. RAMSEY JR."
POPE GIVES UP ALL WORK;
CONDITION CAUSES ANXIETY.
Rome. March 4 -The alarmists are again to the fore this evening and declare that
Pope Leo is really til.
They point to the official note In to-night's Ossenatore Romano, the Vatican organ,
stating that on the advice of his doctor the Pope has decided to take, several days ab
The truth is that the Podo never succeeded in getting rid of the cold, which caused
a slight cough and hoarseness. Doctor Lapponl. on visiting his Holiness to-day. found
that he was somewhat better, but frankly told him that he must either consent to cure
his cold or he would run the risk of something serious.
The pontiff thereupon gave way and promised to suspend his audiences.
To save annoyance, Doctor Lapponl advised the Pope to publicly announce this de
termination through the Osservatore Romano.
Howevor. the condition of the Pope, taking Into consideration his advanced age. !
not without danger, and Is causing; considerable
some Cardinals who have come to Rome from a distance have postponed their departure.
IMHiE AD VMS.
the Wabash has manifested to organized
President Ramey stated that he bad
nothing to say further in regard to the
situation. Asked If he was In favor of ar
bitration. Mr Ramey replied:
"I cannot see what I have to arbitrate."
Oillclals of the road express themselves as
confident that a large number of the men
will not go out If a strike should be Inaugu
rated Aside from the strike, the chief topic of
interest In railroad circles yesterday was
the decree granted by Judge Adams.
J. B Gray. Clerk of the United States
Circuit Court, received a telegram yester
day from a prominent railroad attorney
In San Francisco, asking that a copy qf
the decree be sent to him without delay.
The decree, it is said, if sustained, will
establish a precedent, which will have a
widespread effect over the entire country.
It Is contended by the members of the
organizations that a man cannot be re
strained or enjoined from asking one or
more of his fellow-men to stop work or
trying to persuade them to quit.
STEPS WILL BE TAKEN
TO DISSOLVE INJUNCTION.
In response to President Ramsey's state
ment regarding his attitude toward labor
organizations and the matters at issue, P.
II. Morrlssey, grand master of the Brother
hood of Rallw ly Trainmen, said:
"The public can Judge between my state
ment and Mr. Ramsey's and can pass judg
ment on them If necessary my statement
can be verltkd, as i is based on absolute
"I cannot sav when, but we are going to
take steps to dissolve the lnjuncUon, possi
bly In a day or so i
"We will employ local attorneys to assist
our attorneys, who arrived here to-day.
They will confer and take proper steps at
the proper time
"While our organization is committed to
the policy of arbitration. I do not see how
any question of arbitration can be consid
ered with the matter in its present state.
We certainly would not arbitrate our priv
ilege to dissolve this Injunction The In
junction is the principal po nt before us now.
Nothing will be done until this is decided."
anxiety, so much so, it is asserted, that
It Would Be Empowered to Issue
Licenses to Athletic Clubs, and
Five Per Cent of Gross Re
ceipts Would Go to State.
BT A STAFF COnnEsFONDENT.
Jefferson City. Mo. March 4 Ei-Referea
Dave NeNon would legalize boxing in Mls-i-ouri
This morning he Introduced a bill
in the Scnatw providing for the establlsh
in( nt of a State Athletic Commission, con
ltlrg of three persons to be appointed by
the Governor, no two of whom shall be
members of the same athletic club, and
who tdjall serve for a term of five years.
Thev shall receive no compensation for their
services. A secretary may be employed.
The total annual expenses of the commis
sion shall not exceed JI.0CO Annual reports
slnll be made to the Legislature.
"Any corporation or association desiring
to obtain the benefits of this act," reads
the second section, "must apply annually to
the State Athletic Commission for a license
to conduct boxing or sparring matches. Any
corporation or association so apply Ing must
own the building and property within which
such exhibitions are to be given or shall
have a lease thereof for a period of not
less than one year.
"If such corporation or association Is an
amateur athletic association it must be In
corporated under the rules of the Amateur
Athletic Union of the "United States. Every
such license shall contain a condition that
It shall be subject to such reasonable rules
and regulations as said commission may
from time to time prescribe, fix and deter
mine. Any such license may be at any time
revoked or suspended by said commission
There shall be two judges and referee In
every match, decisions must be rendered,
physicians must examine the contestants
and no betting Is allowed in the building.
Five per cent of the gross receipts must be
paid to the State at the end of each year.
Whenever the State Treasurer thinks the
law Is not being strictly enforced, be may
examine the books of the corporation and
compel on accounting.
The bill would permit championship
matches In St. Louis, something which Is
not allowed at the present time. "I am
going to try and get the bill passed." ex
plained Senator Nelson. "This will allow
us to have the best kind of boxing."
STRAP PASSENGER BILL
Committee on Private Corporations)
Recommends Measure Providing; m
Half Fare for Persons Com
pelled to Stand In Street Cnrs.
Jefferson City, Mo , March 4. The Housa
Commltteo on Private Corporations report
ed favorably the bill Introduced by Mr.
Farley of Platte providing that common
carriers shall not charge more than halt
fare for passengers who are not provided
The committee amended the bill so as to
make It apply only to street railways. The
principal provisions of the bill follow:
"Every such street railway charging
not exceeding E cents for full fare shall
make chancre to a reasonable amount, if de
manded, and for that purpose may tender
one one-half faro ticket.
"If the Interval between conveyances ex
ceed one minute, no passenger shall be re
fuseel admittance to any such conveyance. If
there be standing room therein: Provided
this section shall not be construed to eive
passengers the right to ride upon the front
platform or steps of any conveyance.
"Every violation of this act shall be
deemed a misdemeanor, and shall be pun
ished by a fine of not less than J30 nor more
than IS00, one-half whereof shall be paid
to the informer."
THE SUN RISES THIS MORNING AT
6.2S AND SETS THIS EVENING AT S 5S.
THE MOON SETS TO-MORROW MORN
ING AT 12.20.
GRAIN CLOSED: ST. LOUIS-MAT
WHEAT 72Sc BID; MAY CORN 41ll?4c.
CHICAGO-MAY WHEAT 77i8T7tfc BID;
MAY CORN 47Hc ASKED.
For St. Louis nml Vicinity Rala
2. Congress Adjourned; Extra Session
Woman Owns Colony of Immoral Houses.
S. Missouri Legislature.
Yates's Civil Service Bill to Pass Un
changed. General Appropriation Bill.
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5. Wins King's Prize for a Poem.
Peaches Only Crop Injured by Frost,
Denny Kept His Wedding Secret.
Antitoxin for Cholera.
General Booth Shivered.
8. Dick Bernard Won the Premier Stakes,
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Missouri Trust Leads.
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