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THE REPUBLIC: SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 1903.
NEW HIGH SCHOOL SOCIETY
FORMED BY AMBITIOUS BOYS.
ESCAPE OF O'REILLY
CHARGED TO DEPUTIES
Fifty Years the Standard
Peter Schilling and John Ilodnett
Suspended by Sheriff Pending
PRISONER JUMPED FROM CAR.
Guard Who Accompanied
From Jail to Home of
Friend Cannot Explain
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A man ought to think about his clothes before buying tham, so as
not to have to think about them when he wears them.
We osk you to think about the advantages and the insurance of
excellence which is plainly discorniblo in evary feature of our
We've dons a lot of thinking; and work and now we're proud to
offer you the results we betievo you'll appreciate thsm,
$f5 and up to $30
The Republic Bldg.,
On Olive Street at Seventh.
formally year manager of the Hat Departmentfor F. TV. Humphrey & Co..
and originator of the:r celebrated 51.90 hats, is now associated with the
Hart Hat and Furnishing Goods Co.,
who are now in their new store ....
-415 North Sixth Street,
Opp. Columbia Theater,
where he wonld be pleased to fee his friends and the general public.
LIQUOR DRiNKFNG. MORPHINE
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25Wr2303 LOCUST STREET,
HOUS Til .LATH IN I ron
BEN BfiHRETT & GO.
Q 607 PINE STREET
IV V OV PERSONAL PROPERTY.
raREDECMCD PLEDGES FOR SALE.
THE Reputltc ! i-rlmed with rell.is inads br
c vv. CRUThmocn. xa. r-a a Third s-rett.
n dunn's n
912-14 FRANKLIN AVE,
THAN' PVPD I .rrroat
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pledges in the city.
S(Mirrnirtd 8-i s-turn, tor Bwikl.t.
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JOSEPH F. PARISH.
ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC 11UIXDIHQ.
Tel. Bell Main 3885. ICInlocU A 6T3.
DON'T make the mistake of missing the
Clothing Store of the CRAWFORD estab
lishment to-day when looking around for a
new Butt for jour boy or boys: vou will find
the- havo got what vou want and at a
JERRY CRANE LAID TO REST.
Services Were Conducted With
Requiem High lia&s.
The funeral of Patrolman Jerry Crane
took place jesterdaj- morning at 10 o'clock
from St. Theresa's Church, North Market
K. street and Grand avenue.
1 Tr-A Solemn high mass of requiem was sung
ISJSwith the Reverend P. P. Crane, a brother
JJ Orh the patrolman, as celebrant. Father
tan, Mrk was deacon, and Father Llod of St.
Jackson.v'8 Parish subdeacon. Father Mercer
lnFJoria master of ceremonies-. The St Theresa
!5Si--5?2$r-. unr the direction of Miss MoDon
cn7 chanfd the mass of St. Gregory.
. lie honorary pallbearers were Policemen
mlel Carey. Daniel Maloney. Thomas.
Train. fn and 'William McCormick. John Clifford,
norWanomas Drme and John Mannlon.
AUm' Among the floral offerings were a large
Tlyr star of carnations and lilies of th valley
from patrolmen of the Rroadwav- Squad, a
cross of rows from the Central District
policemen, a cross of roses and carnations
from Mr. Vandervoort. and a wreath of lil
ies from the Young Men's Sodality.
The sanctuary wrs filled with priests,
many of whom had been schoolmates of the
patrolman. Among the clergy present were:
The Reverend rathcrs T. O'Reilly. J. Ca
sey. J. A. Connoly. J. Harty, U. F. Nu
gent, J. Gavin. JL Nugent. SI. Taylor. TV.
TV. Tobyn C. Zelgler. O. J. SIcDonald. F.
Gilflllan, J. Murphy. F. O'Connor. P. Car
ney. J. Gass. R. McKeown and J. Godfrey.
The Interment was made in Calvary Cem
etery. BULLET STRUCK BABY BROTHER
Pistol Discharged Accidentally in
Hands o'f George Gaubatz.
By the accidental discharge of a pistol In
the hands of George Gaubatz. 12 vcarc old,
et the home of hla parents. No. 1S33 South
Thirteenth trect, between 12 and 1 o'clock
Vesterday. hl3 4-j ear-old brother, Guctave.
was wounded In the neck.
v The chllJren were plavlng In the kitch
en at the time. The ball, which was frpm
a M-callbcr revolver, entered the child's
cheek and passed out at the neck. Doctor
Otto L. Von dsr Au pronounced the Injury
K. Jarcard Jewelry Co.'a Office.
Mermod & Jpccard's, Broadway and Locut.
MHfor eatatogut, l.-DOJ myratttjt. XaUitfru
, Plana of Hibernian KnlRbts.
STAt a meeting held last evening by the
"Hibernian Knights elaborate preparation
iwcre made to participate In the comiror
tacmonitration on St. Patrick's Day, whlh
jwlll tako place this jear Sunday, Starch IE.
ffhe First Regiment Band has been en
gaged for this parade. AH the Hibernians
will give their annual ball In Uhrig's Cavo
Hall. Jefferson and Washington avenues,
, St. Patrick's nlfht, Tuesday. Slarch U. The
Hlbernlin Knlchts have been Invited to
partlclpato In the World's Fair dedication
parade, and it Is expected that there will
be at least ISO of them In line on that day.
"Tho most wonderful msdlolne for all
bronchial affections." Hos. Mas. Piaav,
Castle Grey, limerick, Ireland.
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ST. LOUIS. TcLEPt-toi-it LmcU 1U.&UPC
tcvac-co ft MO ntUKASTKCaUX KJi
SELLS INHERITANCE IN BIG
ESTATE FOR PALTRY SUM.
Franlc ml(h. Cl-arsed AVI Hi Defraud
ing Hotels, Declare lore Affairs
Canard III Dovrnfall.
Frank S. Smith, a prisoner at the Feu--Courts,
charged with defrauding the Plant
ers and Southern hotels out of board, de
clares that he recently disposed of hU
birthright In the estate of a wealthy grand
mother in New York for $1,000
Smith arrived at the Planters about ten
dajs ago. lie stated that he had been an
actor, and had come to St. Lajls to aprear
At thrt f-ollimhlft. He ilerlRreil thnt nn kist-
ern song publisher had emplojed him to
1 Introduce the lateet songs In St. Louis
.,, j j I Just how smith got away from the Plant
UnreaeemcU ers without settling his bill for a week's
board has not been ascertained, but on
Wednesday he appeared at the Southern
and registered under the name of Frank
He sent a porter from the Southern to the
Planters and had bis traveling bag removed
to the Southern. Upon hU arrival at the
Southern. Smith, or Hatey. aa he was
known there, presented to the clerk two en
velopes, which he had sealed carefully, and
so marked that It would be Impossible to
open them without the fact being evident.
He said the envelopes contained several
hundred dollars in bills.
Thursday Batcy went to Cashier Collin
and remarked that he needed K. "I don't
wish to break those big bills now." he said.
"Just give me SZ and charge it to my ac
count. The money was forthcoming. Yesterday
when Chief Desmond opened the envelopes
be found that they contained "stage
When the Planters management found
that Smith had Jumped his board bill they
began an Investigation, and Smith was
found at the Southern. A representative of
the Planters yesterday morning swore out
a warrant charging the prisoner with de
frauding a hotel.
8mlth blames his trouble to a love af
fair, which started in New York. He said
hls-actlona there Incensed his aged grand
mother, and fearing that she might not re
member him in her will, be Eoldnls birth
right for $1,000. Smith said it la worth
Smith declines to give the name of hi'
grandmother, nor will he tell the name of
the woman with whom he fell In love.
Best for rheumatism Elmer 4 Amend'.
Prescription. No. 2S5L Celebrated on It.
merits for many effectual curts.
BUILDING NOT FOR SALOON.
Owner of Property Relieves Anx
iety of Church Members.
According to J. J. SIcDermott, the appeal
of members of Fountain Park Congrega
tional Church to property owners of city
block No. 3762, nklns thit they protest
against ft saloon being established at Bay
ard avenue and Suburban tracks, was not
He is the owner of the property in which
It was thought the saloon would bo placed
He denies that he has any Intention of let
ting It be used for saloon purposes
Sir. SIcDermott said: "I bought the prop
erty two months ngo, but not with the
idea of starting a saloon there myself or
allowing any one ele to do o. I am not
a saloonkeeper, and do not wish my proper
ly used for the purpose."
Remember, you can give your "Want"
ads for The Sunday Republic to. your neat-5
PITMAN EXPECTS TO SETTLE.
Employe of National Candy Com
pany Communicates With Friends.
A6ltant Proec'Jtlng Attorney Dalton
esterday Issued a warrant against George
A. Pitman, who was arrested Thursday
evening, charging him with obtaining
money from the National Candy Company
under false pretense. The amount alleged
to have been tancn by Pitman Is l,W0
Pitman stated vesterday that he expected
to settle the difference between himself and
those who caused his arrest, and has be
gun arrangements with friends In Boston to
bring about an adjustment of the affairs.
FRESE AND EILER DISMISSED.
Police Board Finds Patrolmen
Guilty of Misconduct.
Probationary Patrolmen Roy Frese and
Herman Eiler of the Third District, who
engaged In a difficulty In a saloon and bar
ber shop at Park avenue and Ninth street.
In which shots were fired, a week ago. were
dismlssod from the department by the
Board of Police Commissioners yesterday
Patrolman Charles H. Brennan of the
Ninth District was dismissed from service
because of continued absence.
Claims to Hare Been Rubbed.
John Nees. a Norwegian laborer, reported
to the police yesterday that he was robbed
of JIM In currency and J80 In Canadian
money In a saloon at No. 609 Market street.
John McGulre. bartender at the place, was
arrested pending Investigation.
Knlshta of St. Patrick Inltlatloa.
The Knights of St. Patrick will meet to
night at S o'clock at the Southern Hotel,
when fifteen candidates will be initiated.
OFFICERS OF HIGH
left to right: Ephralm
Henry Schramm, Sidney Krctzer.
At a meeting of the High School students
interested In tre new organization, to be
known as the High School Assembly, jes
tcrday afternoon, a constitution was adopt
ed and officers elected
The latter arc: Kphralm Capian, presi
dent: Sidney Kretzer, vice Trepidant; HenT
Schramm, secretarv ; Robert Zerpoi feld,
treasurer, and Robert i. Walls, ergeant-at-arms
Tnere were about thirty students pwsent
and thev were nT-ured bv TV. J d. llrvan,
principal of the High Sihool. tl.av the or
ganization would receive tie suprort of tro
FIBST SPITTING CASE
TO BE TRIED TO-DAY
George A. Zink, a Teamster, Is
Victim of Ilia Own
SPAT ON WALK JUST FOR FUN.
Policeman Did Not Regard Act
a Jest and Outt onie of Trial
Is Awaited With In
The first case to be tried under the nw
spitting ordinance, which makes it a mis
demeanor to expectorate in anv public place,
in all probability, will come up for trial In
tbe Second District Police Court this morn
ing. On Judge Jefferson Pollard will devolve
tho distinction cf decldlrg whether George
A. Zink, who gave his address as No. 1515
North Fifteenth street, is guilty, and if so
to what extent. The offense calhi for a
fine of not less than 51 or more than (10.
Zink was arrested at Fourteenth and St.
Louis avenue. Thursday evening, about 4
o'clock. He is a coal wagon driver and
his zeal to heto an unfortunate driver to
extricate a wagon, which bad become stalled
at that pont, wan the cause of his arrest.
According to the police report, he was
too otllcious about a matter in which ho
was not concerned, and persisted in giving
orders and making himself generally ob
noxious. In Fpite of the fact that Patrol
man Harry V. Wilson warned him several
times to go along and mind his own busi
ness. An argument resulted betwsen the police
man and Zink. and the result was that the
officer hustled Zink over to a patrol bot
near bi. Zink evidently considered It a
good joke on the officer, and, wishing to
poice more fun at the guardian of tho peace,
spat on the sidewalk, at the same time ex
claiming: "There; place that charge agaln.it
"I'll do It If jou wish," laughingly re
sponded the bluecoat, and upon arriving at
the station did so.
Shortly after Zink was released on bond
and vesterday morning appeared at the
Dayton Street Police Court to appear when
his cose was called. He then pleaded for
time to get a few wltnes-es and the case
was continued urtil this morning.
B. B. Boyd of No 2551 Gever avenue and
C. H. Schroeder of No 2518 Palm street
were on the scene at the time of the oc
currence and may be present this morning
The case Will ba watched with interest by
nronle interested in a cleaner city and a
conviction will tend to make similar of
fenders more careful In the future.
GENERAL FOSTER LAID TO REST.
Famous Indiana Soldier Is Buried
Indianapolis, March 6 General Robert
Sanford I'o'tT was buried at Crown Hill
to-daj' vlth military honors. The body lay
In state at the Capitol for two hours, and
was viewed by several thousand persons.
The honorary pallbearers were General Lew
Wallace Admiral George Brown. General
George F. McGIanls, F. D. Meacham, Colo
nel Oran Perrj. Senators Starr and Lnw
ler. S P. Bount. Captain TV. A. Ketcham
and Charles TV. Smith
During the houro cf tho funeral all the
public offices, were closed. Manj business
hoiues al'o closed during- these hours as
a tribute of respect to Indiana's great sol
dier. FERDINAND WINTERS.
Carllnvitle. Ill . Ma-eh Ferdinand Winters,
need St year, one of the wealth pioneers
Maco-ip'n Count), died this morning He was
the largesT v-ooI'sTOwer in this part of the coun
MRS nUOCNIA TREADWAY.
Fayette. Mo . March 6. Mrs rXsrenia Tread
way, wlfa of Doctor O H Treadwaj of Talnes
ville. Mo. died to-dav of consumption at the
heme of her father, U II Smith in this city.
She leaves a babe a tav months old.
MRS. C A JOHNSON.
Trenton. Ill , March . Mrs. C A Johnson,
widow of the late Captain A. IL Johnson, died
here j-esurday evening at Uie home of her
daughter. rd 7? vears. The r--tral will take
place haturday afternoon from the Presbjtcrlan
"Olden. Mo.. March I Mayfleld Russell, me of
the oldest cltlsena of Miller Countv. and at one
time Judf-e of the County Court, died yesterday.
He was 'i jears old.
PROFESSOR GASTON PARIS.
Paris, March . Professor Oaston Parts, a
member cf the French Academy and professor cf
the College of France, died to-day. Ho was bom
MRS. I. P. CREWS.
New Franklin. Mo., March . Mrs. I. P.
Crowe, It jears dd. died at her home in this
city to-day. She was the daughter of Edward
Turner, o-ne of the earlv settlers of this county,
bhe leaves a husband and six children.
MRS THERESA KILLI.
Mascoutah. I1L. March t Mrs. Ther-sa KIII1,
U veers old died here to-day.
mrs mary Mclaughlin,
Moberlr. Mo.. March . Mrs. Mary McLaughlin
cltv to-dav. seed S5 rears, bhe. leaves
six children, four daughters and two sons, one
of whom, M. J. McLaughlin, Uvea In St. Louis.
Adrian. Mo.. March I Daniel Genfort. aed
75 years, died near here yesterday. He will ba
burled at Decatur, 111 , Sunday.
Sidalta, Ma., March t. James Spencer, a to-
.gl Vnffi-ffrf. ftf
By a Republic Photographer.
Caplan. Robert Zeppenfeld, Robert Walls,
The preamble to the conftltutlon sets
forth the objects of the assembly. It Is as
"We. the undersigned, do hereby form an
association for mutual Improvement In for
ensic speech and parliamentary skill, and
for the purpose or supporting the various
school organizations and promoting the
school spirit and general good-fellowship."
Regular meetings will be held every Fri
day afternoon at the High School. Presi
dent Caplan announced vesterday that ho
would jrrange a programme for next Fri
day, and that some time after Easter the
Reverend Doctor Patton would be Invited
to give an illustrated lecture on the Yel
tlve of Lel. Kuriand. but a rliVit of Wir
et, lienlon Count. Mo. slnre 15t. dIM thr
this evenirp. aJ to vcare Ho was one of the
most prcmjneit rrTcl-ants cf thts section for
lrnny JraT One or hin -ois. R. K bpicT. is
treasurer ft th Hamllfn-Brown hho Company
at M I-oul sn4 another eon. S K Spencer,
travels for the rame compani.
nutt llnnt . March 6 Georca Maceau'.y. on
a fanv.us iotker. died here to day In destitute
Denver. Colo March C. Janies Stettarer. a
rro-nlr"rt clutrran ami flnancer cf Chicago died
at the ;!Tcy llcmltal In this cltj of blwl pot
snlns. resulting from a sc-atch inflicted on hla
re-c' hen shaving The Iniurv was received a
A dav o- & later eTslplaa et In. ana was
followe-l h a comrl'catlon of kidney troub'e.
Th- bod- ha b.n eh!a'rt :o Chleaao for burial.
Mr Stettaner left a fortune estimated at JS.
003C1 He cana to Lrvr two f:s aj;o to
atte-i 1 to bu!ress In co--rex.nl on with mining
n.DEK URI VII SMITH.
n-tttle Cr"'. Sllcn March 6 Elder Uriah
Smith, for fift-3e car3 tontlnuousl the editor
of the Adventlrt Review and Herald, and an au
thor who Is kno'vn all over the ivcrld nraons tnst
denomlmtlon dld sa-denli at Ms heme hero
A. T. EVANS.
Xenla, 111.. March 6. A telesram was re
celred b Uie fsmll-. cf Csrooral A. P. Kvans
cf Cotnpan) D Tie fth Infsntrj. United States
regulars. arnounr!nB nls death at Fort Poua
las Salt LaUc Citv Utah .ecte'da,. Ccrro-al
Evans lived here all Ms life until four jtars
atfo. when he enlisted in the army, and was pent
to tho Philippine I)and Wh-n his time ei
p'red he rttirnd home and re-enllhted. His
funeral was hclJ at Salt Lake City to-day.
O W A. cordo.:.
JetTerFon Otj. Mo, March 6. Mr. Q W. A
Gordon of th's cay filed here to da., aped j
j ears Tne decene,l has been a rf"ldnt of Jef
lerKin City all his life and was one cf the be-t-trorn
rren In thla mmunlt5. UesUes a wife
Mr tjj-den leaver lire chl'drec.
MRS JAMES JOlINt-OIC.
Ho!d-n, Mo , Match Mrs Janes Johnson
died at her home nine miles northwest vt Hol
den jesterday, aged 9-) jears
Warsaw. Mo , Mnrc-j 6 -James Spencer, 83
)ear old. dlM at 5 o'clock this afternoon. He
came to Warsaw from England twenty years
before the Civil War and was well known as a
rrerchant. He leaves five children Frank and
James of St Louis Ned Spercer of 8dsila.
Mrs James Clark and Mattle Clark of Warsaw.
Funeral bunda. af'ernoon
TajJcrvIHe. 1IL. March 8 Daniel Scott, aired
47 ear, of near Wiley's, diei last night of
WASHINGTON C. CHANET.
Flora, HI. March 6 Washington C. Cbaney
died at his hon.e here this morning, aged
Sears He had been a confirmed Invalid for
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ads for The Sunday Republic to jour near
VISITORS AT ST. LOUIS HOTELS.
C. E Hawkins of Kansas C!tj Jlo , Is
among the guests at the St. Nicholas.
J. H. Crouch of Augusta, Ark., is reg
istered at the Lindell.
Ex-Governor Lon V. Stephens Is stop
ping at the Planters with Mrs. Stephens.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas J. Dunden of Co
lumbus, O , are at the Southern.
D. E. Pellman of Peoria, 111 , has rooms
at the New 8L James.
Curtis Wright. Jr. of Carthage, Jlo.. is
a guest at the Laclede.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. McCord of Pu
eblo, Colo , are at the Moser.
Georgo L. Hawley of Leavenworth, Kas.,
was at Horn's jesterdaj.
C. B. Colborn of Grand Rapids. Mich.,
is on the guest list at the St. Nicholas.
J. B. Moore of Arkadelphla, Ark., Is reg
istered at the Lindell.
Mrs. C. E. Leonard of Boonville, Mo , Is
a guest at the Planters.
Mr. and Mrs. II. L. Mortimer of Pitts
burg, Pa., are at the Southern.
B. H. Kagwln of Holjoke, Mass., has
rooms at the New St. James.
H. B. McKay of Louisville, Kj., Is stop
ping ct the Laclede.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomai Stromer of Beaver
Dam, Wis , are at Horn's
Alfred K. Judson of Now Orleans. La.,
was at the Mo3er yesterdaj.
M. F. Wcod of New York was among
jesterdaj's arrivals at tho St. Nicholas.
N. C. Latterhow of Crj'stal Springs,
Miss., is registered at the Lindell.
Doctor De Grau of Kansas City. Mo.,
Is a guest at tre Planters.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas P. Steld of
Charleston, TV. Vn.. are at the Southern.
G. TV. Anderson of Scdalla, Mo., has
rooms at the New St. Jamea. o. .
A. M. De Bolt of Oklahoma. City, Ok.,
Is a guest at the Laclede.
H. A. ScoHeld of New York Is on the
guest list at the St Nicholas.
EII Bean of Winchester, Kj-., Is regis
tered at the Lindell.
G. R. Splnnej- of Bowling Green, O., was
at the Planters jesterdaj'.
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Newton of Chicago,
111., are stopping at the Southern.
J. G. Kinder of Hamburg, I1L, has
rooms at the New Bt- James.
J. M. TVlIson of Evansvllle, Ind , spent
jesterday at the Laclede.
NOBLESVILLE GRAVES ROBBED.
Eufus Cantrell Exposes More .Con
federates to Grand Jury.
Noblesville. Ind.. March 6. Bufus Can
trell came here from Indianapolis to-day to
testify before the Grand Jury.
Cantrell made a full confession to the
Jury of bis relations with men of this coun
ty who. ho says, have been robbing graves
in nearly every cemetery in the county for
seven or eight years. He said the bodies
w ere taken down the rlv er as far as Broad
Ripple in boats and hauled to the colleges
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Sheriff DIckmann jesterday suspended,
pending an investigation. Deputies Peter
Schilling and John Hodnett, who, it is said,
are responsible for the escape of John L.
O'Reilly Thursday evening.
The Sheriff began an Investigation imme
diately upon his arrival at the Four Courts
jesterday morning. He ascertained that
Hodnett was ordered by Chief Deputy
Schilling, to take O'Reilly out of Jail and
escort him to Benolst building.
From the Benoist building, Hodnett stated
that he accompanied O'Reilly to a house In
Portland plaoe, where his cousin waa em
ployed. Returning on an Olive street car
from Portland place, Hodnett states tnat
O'Reilly Jumped from the front platform
of the car and escaped.
TELLS HOW PRISONER ESCAPED.
"A? w.. ?'ere nearlng Vandev enter ave
nue, said Hodnett. "O Rellly remarked to
me that ha knew the motorman. We were
ine rront seat, ana he arose as if to
SPeak tO the mOtOI-mnn. Ttrn man vara t-M.
Ing on the front platform. As O Rellly aroso
to speak to the motorman. as I thought,
he qulcklj opened the door. Before I could
reach him lie had stepped to the platform.
The door was closed bv- one of the men on
the outilde, and I had to draw my revolver
to make them open It. Both men declared
that they had not closed the dcor I
Jumped from the car and searched the
neighborhood without avail I then re
turned to tho Portland place hous-i and re
rnalned there half the night. Ij-Ing In wait
for O Rellly, but he did not show up."
.i was 2 o'clock in the afternoon when
O Rellly was taken from Jail by Hodnett.
f- iuiu in mr- uppuDiic jesteraaj morn
ing when Hodnett had not returned at 6
p clock Depiitv Schilling began to get anx
ious He called at the Jail several times
Thursday night to inquire if the prisoner
had ben brought in. and went home late
In the night, satisfied that the prisoner had
Schilling declares that he sranled Mr
mission for O'Reilly to be taken to an tn
fu?nca office in the Benoist buildlncr.
O Rellly claimed that about $35 was .ue
him from the Insurance company, and that
he would have to go to the office and sign
for It personally Thursday or losa then-ore.-.
HAD ONLY HOUR'S ABSENCE.
.Ijb'-l'ng rajs, It was understood that
p Rellly was to be brought back in an hour
by Hodnett. and his order did not include
a visit to the Portland place residence.
"O'Reilly evidently had been planning to
escape for some time." said his lawyer yes
terday. "I had requested the Sheriff on two
occasions to permit him to go out In the
company of a deputj-. I finallv- got afraid
that all was not right, although the depu
ties reported that he had made no effort
to escape on the other occasions
"When O'Reillj- asked me to make a re
qjest for him to be taken out Thursday I
refused to do It for him. How he got the
permission I do not know."
O'Relllr was arrested on a charge of em
bezzling WOO from the Tontine Loan and Se
curities Companj-. It Is ulleged that ha ob
tained S5C0 from Mrs. Johanna Morely of
No 4547 Lindell boulevard and onlj- turned
in S1C-J to the companj. The JIM he is snU
to have invested with John J. Rjan & Co.
and one of his former trips from the J-UI
wag for the purpose of drawing out this
The police vesterdaj- momlrg took up the
search for O'Reillj-, and will assist the
Sheriff In his efforts to recapture the pris
oner. No Eertlllon pictures were taken of
O'Reillj when ho was arrested bj Detec
tive Lawler on Januarj- 15.
INSANE PATIENTS ELUDE
POSSES SENT IN PURSUIT.
Xo Trace Pound of the Criminals Who
Eacnped From the Fnlton
Fulton, Mo , March 6. No trace of the
criminal Insane patients, who escaped from
the Fulton Hospital jesterday morning, has
been found The posse of eight men re
turned to Fulton last night, but the enly
clew to the prisoners was that susptclOJs
looklrg persons had been seen at Ham's
Prairie, seven miles south of Fulton, and at
Carrlngton. six miles southwest.
A posse of six men was snt out to-daj,
but so far no news from them has been
received. It Is regarded as sttange that sa
little Information can be found regarding
the men pursued, os they did not have on
hats and wore nothing but slippers on their
The attendants fought bravelj to hold th
men. but odds were against them. The
building for the criminal insane patients is
not adequate for the purpose, and the phy
sicians have asked for appropriations, but
the request had not been granted.
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bj- Dr. Bond and Dr. Montgomery; our ex
MERMOD & JACCARD'S,
Broadway and Locust,
SHERIFF PREVENTED ESCAPE.
Discovered Two Prisoners Making
Saws in Maccn Jail.
Macon, Mo, March 6. If Sheriff Gllstrap
had not stepped Into the City Jail when he
did last night the chances are two desperate
prisoners would not have shown up for
breakfast to-daj. One of them is a man
under sentence of death.
Gllstrap found the man on the floor mak
ing saws of a case knife a-nd an old bar
low. J. M. Robertson, the man to b exe
cuted, was holding the case knife on the
cell floor, while Tom Waller, alias "Slcr
tj"." was holding the sharp edge of the bar
low against the other knife and pounding It
with a poker.
They had about completed the work of
making two verj- good saws of the kntver.
Ine prisoners refused to surrender them,
and they were taken by force. Their pur
pose was to saw- oft two bars on the door
hinges, and their tools were adequate to
do the work if they had been afforded the
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BITTER FIGHT IS PROMISED.
Preachers Oppose Plan to Inaugu
rate Eacing at Owensboro Fair.
Owensboro, Ky March 6. It was decided
a week ago by the directors of the State
Fair, which Is to be held here next fall, to
Inaugurate racing for the first time.
They thought it would be a great draw
ing card. At the ministers' meeting of
Owensboro to-day It was decided to remon
strate against racing. Petitions win be cir
culated In churches Sunday for signers pro
testing against racing.
The Business Men's Association agreed
with the directors that racing would be the
A bitter fight probably will be waged.
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atanufactorera' Materials Recelveel In
United States In Greater Vol
ume Than Ever.
Washington. March 6 The growth In Im
portations of manufacturers' materials
continues to be the striking feature of the
statistics of our foreign commerce. The
value of manufacturers" materials Import
ed in Januarj-, 1S03, was HZ35.74S. as
against $37,312,513 in January. 190i This
shows an increase over January of last
J ear amounting to Jo 015,233, a gain of about
14 per cent in a single year in the value of
manufacturers' materials Imported. Com
paring the seven months ending with Jan
uarj'. 1903, with the corresponding months
of the preceding jear, a gain of W.OOO.OA
or 17 per cent. Is shown over the figures for
the seven months ending with January,
This rapid growth in importations of
manufacturers' materials has occurred
chiefly since 1S30. From 1SJ9 to 1633 there
was verj little growth in the Importation
of manufacturers materials, the figures for
ine seven montns enuing wtn January.
1SS9. being $147,15 $47. and those of the
seven months ending with January. 139.
$147,300,167. Since 1SS9. however, the growth
has been rapid, and the total value of man
ufacturers' materials imported in the seven
months, ending with January. I?u3. is "i
per cent greater than the average importa
tion of manufacturers' materials during the
period of 1SS3-S9. and Is actually more than
double some of the jears during that
Not onlj his the importation of manufac
turers' materials actually Increased, but the
share which thej form of -the grand total
of Imports has also greatly Increased. In
1&S9 manufacturers' materials formed less
than 3i per cent of the total Imports of the
country, and in the eeven months ending
with January, 19ns, they formed over 46
per cent, the share which they form of the
total lmrjprts being larger for this latest
period than at anj- earlier time, for a cor
responding period. In the history of our Im
The Increase In the importation of manu
facturers" materials' is ehuwn In nearly
everj' Important class of articles which
combine to form this group. Importations
of hides and skins, for example, have in
creased from 133,000 000 pounds In the seven
months ending with Januarj'. 1S33, to 1S3.
009,000 pounds In the seven months ending
with January, 1933; cotton Importations
nave increased irom -;-,uwouo to -suctMiw
Jounds; cotton waste from 3 00OO9O to 10.&v
00 pounds; silk, from 5 0U0GO to S.000 0O0
pounds; tin, from 33,000 0kO to 43,000 'XO
pounds: tobacco from 6.000.000 to 18.000 Ort)
pounds; wool from 3S.0ro.000 to SS.000,000
pounas; copper, rrom less than ux,ouj to
over $13 000 000 value; Manila hemp, from
27,000 tons to 33,300, and Jute from 33,000 tons
to 52,000 tons;
neliable Watch Repairing,
Cleaning and regulating promptlj- dore bj
skllled watchmakers charges very reason
ableat MERMOD Jfc JACCARD'S,
Broadwaj- and Locust.
IN CENTRAL CHINA.
Activity of Boxers and Uarsh Methods
of Collecting; Indemnity Have
Caused Critieal Situation.
Washington, March 5 While no advices
have been received at the Chliess Legation
here regarding the serious condition of af
fairs which is approaching a crisis In the in
terior of China as a result of the renewed
activltj- of the Boxers and other rebels In
various parts of the countrj-. It Is the un
derstanding that the new Minister, Sir
Liang Chen Tuns, who Fatiel from Hong
Kong on February 27. on the steamship
Korea, for San lTancl"-co. will bring to
Washington Important instructions bearing
on the subject.
In addition to the uprising of the rebels
and the Increased Importation of arms, the
extortion practiced by the Vlcerojs In the
collection of lndemnltj- Is said to have
caused the most distressing conditions In
European advices that have reached
Washington In the last few dajs show no
evidence of weakness on the part of the
Powers in tholr demands, for. the payment
of. the Indemnity in gold.
Thls problem will be the first which the
new Minister will grapple with upon his ar
rival In Washington. He la expected here
eatiy In April. Besides Sir Liang, there
are sixty members in his party. Including
new Charge8 d'Affalres ana secretaries for
the Chinese legations in Spain. Peru and
Cuba. Consuls General for San Francisco
and New York and a Consul and Vice Con
sul for Honolulu; also First Secretary. Mr.
Chen, to succeed Mr. Shen, who will return
TROOPS FOR THE DEDICATION.
General Bates Will Confer With
Omaha, Neb.. March S. General John C.
Bates and Captain Reeve will go to St
Louis Sunday night to confer with the Ex
position officials about the number of sol
diers of the regular army desired at the
ddlcatory exercises next month, and to
make arrangementi for quartering the men.
It is recalled at army headquarters that
at the dedication of the World's Fair in
Chicago about 3,000 soldiers were present
and that thev were quartered In buildings
which were later used for Exposition pur
poses. If this can be done at SL Louis It will
relieve the officers of much trouble, for It is
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Sedalla. Mo.. March 8. The home of Frits
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miles south- of Morrison. Gasconade Coun- ,
ty. was partially wrecked by dynamite atotitWj
S.30 o clock last niaht, and the Uvea Of IS
Steinke and his famllj- were probably saved
through Ignorance of the use of dynamite
on the part of the person making the at
tempt. Tracks were found near the bouse, evl
deafly made by a large man wearing a
largo-sized shoe, but there Is no other clew.
Portions of unused fuse were found near
the house th!3 morning, leaving no doubt
as to It being a deliberate attempt to kill
Steinke and hla family. Efforts are belnr
made to secure bloodhounds to track: tho
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