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OR. FRANK WHETZFl,
StL S Aatrku Exprass Bunding, CHICAM.
SOLICITOR HAS DISAPPEARED.
Had Borrowed ?900 From Fiancee
in Kansas City.
Carthage, Mo., March ".The police of
Carthage have been asked for information
concerning C. J. Boyd, formerly an adver
tising solicitor on a Kansas City paper,
who U missing. Boyd, according to advices
from the Kansas City police, started for
Carthage w-th JS00 borrowed from his fian
cee. Miss Jennie Carter, of Kansas City,
stating that he was coming to this city to
make a newspaper Investment. Nothing has
since been heard of him either in Kansas
City or in this city.
this coupon to-day.
GRAND JURY PROBES ESCAPE
OF O'REILLY FROM DEPUTY.
Report at Four Courts That Indict
ment ffu Voted Fra!nt 3Irmlier
of Sheriff Dlrkoiann'a Staff.
The Grand Jury has inestlgated the es
cape of John L O'Reilly from Deputy
Sheriff John Hodnett on Thursday night,
and the report was current around the Four
Courts yesterday that indictments had bien
Deputy Sheriff Hodnett states that Chief
Deputy Schilling ordered him to take
O'ltellly out of jail Thursday afternoon. He
was Instructed to accompany the prisoner
to the Benoist building, where he was to
draw some money.
Schilling declares that his order permitted
only a visit to the Benoist building and
that when Hodnett went to Portland place
with O'Reilly he acted on his own author
ity. Hodnett admits thl.
After he had visited the offices of an in
surance comaany In the building. O'Reilly
stated that he would be able to get some
money frcm a cousin at a house In Port
land place. Hodnett agreed to accompany
him there. They also visited William Caf
feratta's saloon at No. 77! North Vandeven
ter avenue. O'Reilly claiming that he could
induce Caff era tta to go on his bend.
The police now believe that these trips
were all part of a plan concocted by O'Reil
ly to escape. As he was being brought
tack on an Olive atreet car he Jumped from
tne front platform and got away.
Hodnett states that a man on the front
platform held the door and he could not
get out in time to catch O'Reilly.
Twenty-Five True Bills- Returned
by Chicago Grand Jury.
Chicago. March ". Several Indictments
were returned by the Federal Grand Jury
to-day against alleged "get-rlch-qulck" con
cerns. Twenty-five true bills In all were present
ed, including offenders against the postal,
treasury and revenue laws.
Among those Indicted were Paul Tarbel
and Charles B. Cossna, managers of the
Bell Companv. a turf Investment concern,
and Jacob Stroesser and Hattle Howard,
managers of the Marion Directory Com
pany, an alleged fraudulent matrimonial
Horses Cremated ta Freight Car.
Carthage. Mo.. March ".Near Reeds, east
of- this city, a car loaded with vluible
horses in a freight train on the Frisco, was
Ignited by a spark from the engine. Be
fore the animals could be removed, four
Saea Hlufcee, Mo., for Dbbscm.
Armstrong. Mo4 March T. Doctor Brown,
a Kansas CitjvBhyslcian. who fell and bad
ly sprained his'1 leg at Higbee, Mo.", ban
brought suit against that town for ttS.000
for Injuries sustained.
B THE STROLLERS
9 y By I.udwig Knglaiider and Harry B. Smith.
g- UNDER PERSONAL DIRECTION OF MR. W. D. MANN.
DRAMATIZED BY HENRY M. BLOSSOM, JR., FROM HIS OWN DELIGHTFUL STORY.
i!00 I'enple. 3Iutrhleii Cttt. Perfect Scenic IiieMtIture.
Enormous Ciowd of Tennessee Cit
izens Ontheis at Eli.abeth, N.
J., for Launching.
cruiser Chattanooga was launched at the
Crescent ship ard. Elizebth. N. J . to-day.
little Mis Nell Chamblis, daughter of the
Southern City's Maor, breaking the bottle
of wine across her bow as she slid grace
fully into the water.
A partv of Chattanooga's most distin
guished citizens was -present, includirg
ilajor and Mrs. Chambllss of Chattanooga:
Representative John Jloon and Senator and
Mrs Ca'rmuck of Tennessee: Sirs. Henry
Bond and Miss Mary Bond. Ma-ter Carter
I.upton, who acted as page to the sponsor,
and Mr. and Mrs. J. T. Lupton and Mits
Temple of Knoiville. The city government
of Chattanooga was' represented by City
Treisurer T. J. Gillespie. Charles A. L.er
lv, President of the Council; A!derirp C.
B. Rusell. C. K. Lieb and Victor DGeorg-
Other citizens of Chattanooga who were
in the party were: Captain H. S. Chamber
lain, A. 3. Dickey, Colonel D. -M. Steward.
J. N. McCutcheon, George O. Lancaster,
and C W. Olsen, once president of the
Chamber of Commerce, and Major John G.
S. Knisht, United States Engineers, officer
in charge of the Tennessee rivers.
Miss Chambllss Id the U-jear-oId daugh
ter of the Major of Chattanooga and old
enough to appreciate the honor conferred
upon her to-day.
A- the big cruiser, which is the same
tjpe as the De Moines jnd the Cleveland,
slid down the W3j", a might cheer went
up from the assembled multitude. Miss
Prances Llppett Bond of Chattanooga and
Miss Helta Faxon acted as maids of honor
for the ceremony.
Mot of the visitors will remain in New
York over Sunday.
BANK STATEMENT DEPRESSES
NEW YORK STOCK MARKET.
Iioaa of )0,17!,MK) In Conli Huldlni Is
Indicated 1y thr I'rt-Ilnilunry
New York, March ".Price" broke heavily
in the stock market to-day upon the publi
cation of the bank statement, which wait
generally interpreted as a very weak show
ins. The entire list became depressed oa
average declines of from s to 2 points.
All the stocks that were recently active
under pool support broke sharply, features
of chief weakness being: Rock Island Erie,
St. Paul. AtchIon. Union Pacilic. Reading,
Southern Pacific. TiVabah. New York Cen
tral. Sugar. Amalgamated Copper, local
traction shares and a few of the low priceJ
The bank statement showed.a loss of tlO.
176,19 In cash holdings, which wai nearly
double the amount accounted for by es
terdaj's preliminary estimates While soma
of thi" loss repreented the overflow from a
week ago. the total was much In e3cces of
what was refiectod in the known movements
of money. The statement showed a reduc
tion In surplus to the low level of SS3O.0OO
The stock market c!ovd excited and weak,
fear of a money panic being expressed, and
the Dresser failure accentuated the nervous-
CENSUS DIRECTOR MERRIAM
OFFERS HIS RESIGNATION.
He Will Heroine Head of the Inter
national Mercantile Aaency In
Acw lorli et 3Inj.
Washington. March 7. Governor Merriam,
Dlrctor of the Census, placed his resigna
tion In the hands of the President to-dai
It will take effect on May 15.
Governor Merriam resgns to accept the
vice presidency of the International Mercan
tile Agency of. New York and will remove
from 'Washington to that city.
The International Mercantile Agency Is an
institution organized for the purpose of rat
ing credits in the United Slates and Canada.
Presidert Roosevelt expressed regTet that
Governor Merriam had corcluded to leave
the Government service and wihed him a
large measure of success In his new field.
President Roosevelt of course has given
no intimation of his Intention regarding the
appointment of Director Mertiam's suc
cessor. Ex-Representative David H. Mercer
of Omaha already has been recommended
to the President for the appointment and
several other men have been mentioned for
LOCKED PRISONER IN ROOM.
3hs. F. F. Rntledjie Then Sum
moned Police o Airest Negro.
Mrs. F. P. Rutled&e kept a negro locked
in a room at her home. No. 4702 Snauldfng
avenue, jesterday morning while he ran
out Into the street to summon a policeman
to arrest him.
Several das ago Mrs. Rutledge fmrilnyed
a negro, who gave his name is Charles
BUCK, as a nousemau. ii.ruay xuurnillK
she discovered $S missing. She managed to
eet Buck Into a room on the second floor.
from which there was no exit except
through the door, ana men sne locked thi
Running to the street she found Police
men Blacken and Kelly and they went
with her to her home to arrest Buck. Mr.
Rutledge Immediately swore out a warrant
charging Buck with petit larceny. lie de
nies the charge.
STRAUSS TO LIVE IN NEW YORK.
German Composer Gives Dp His
Post in Berlin.
New York. March 7. Richard Rlranrs.
the composer, has resigned his position of
conductor of the Royal Opera !n Berlin,
and has been engaged by Mr. Heinrich
Conried to conduct operas In the Metrop
olitan Opera-house In this city.
The great composer's, presence in thi city
will open up a wide range of musical pos
and Zimmerman Present
W. Ledorer's Musical Play,
KIRKE LA SHELLE PRESENTS
LYIflPIC, TO-IWGHT matiahosat
KLAW & ERLANGER PRESENT
la John J. McSally'i Latest Vaadeitllc Farce.
THE ROiERS BUGS, m HI.RMID
Music by Maurice Lei I. Lyrics by J. Cbetver daodwln aai Ed Oardcaler.
lOO ENTBHTAIIvTBKS XOO
Prices, 53c to $1.50. Curtain at 8:15 and 2.
NEXT WEEK-SEAT SALE THURSDAY
PFtESEHTING A M03ERN SOCIETY PLAY
BY MRS. UNGTRY
AHD MR. J. HARTLEY MARKERS,
25 MATINEES TUESDAY
Rs&M 9 n Bat mTCl
TK!!K A RAGGED
TO - DAY i ...HERO-
Sundav Matine. March 15 Lincoln J. Carter's "ALASKA." Tons of New Scenery.
I MM aPfc P W I A 1 NEVU-CHAN6ING PRICES, 15c, 25e, 35c, 50e.
I IWI IT EC. r I A L 25c Week-Day Mats.-25 c
1111" fcaiH KlaalBTwo Performances Everv Da v.
... THE NEW MtlO
HI LITTLE MOTHER
A Haweuc story
DEPICTING THE STRUGGLES OF POOR OUTCASTS IN NEW YORK
XextSund.ty Matinee "The T.lttle Church Around the Corner."
Return engagement ot the
Magnificent Production of the Pret tiest of all PASTORAL, PLAYS,
YORK! STATE FOLKS
The Blaest Hit
la the ... .
wmr SmfBwa r m u 0
And the Most Elaborate Scenic Production Ever Given a Pastoral Play.
If You Are Going to CHICAGO Dont Fail to SEE
The Season's Sensation
hfa- A ritxcy Newest and Pre-eminently Popular
VJCO. rClC & nusical Comedy Triumph
MUSIC BY WILLIAM LORAINE
This stupendous Hit will Prod uced under the
POSITIVELY nt be n west ,. . ,
oi Chicago this season. management oi
I the J
I OF S
j FOLLY, j
Commencing Matinee To-Day.
THE BARNUM OF ITS CLASS PHIL SHERIDAN'S
BIG CITY SPORTS CO.
Presenting Two Musical Comedies, Entitled
J "A MISTAKE IN SOCIETY"
and "FUN AT BRIGHTON."
An All-Star Cast of Clever Entertainers.
2 Big Burlesques.... 2 1 Round of Pleasure 1
8 Clever Comedians 8 30 Beautiful Girls 30
NEXT ATTRACTION-KNICKCRBOCKER BURLESQUERS.
THE NEW MONTICELLO HOTEL
200 UNEQUALED APARTMENTS FRONTING
FOREST PARK AT THE GRAND ENTRANCE, over
looking the World's Fair site.
A perfect home hotel, H ltron or tlie highest class, its serricc the
best. For all informatlau apply at the Ilotcl King's Highway and West
ime Bouievanu. c IRVINE, Pres. and Manager.
The recognized Family
Theater and the Most Pop
ular Playhouse In the City,
and at Popular Prices
I5c, 25c, 35c and 50c
Most All Car Lines In the
City Pass the Door.
And You Cai Rcwrve Them.
Tha Great SwIngScene
The Witness in the
The Soul-SHrring Slide
- DRAMATIC SCENIC SUCCESS . . .
iatsrmioj:ea i tin angat Lomcay.
NIBHT PRIDES-ISc, 25c, 35o, 50o and 75c.
BIG HIT LAST SEASON,
worn n? "' r"'-
inal Great Cast.
HENRY W. SAVAGE
A. A. SELKIRK & CO.,
AUCTION AND STORAGE.
JUjntar sal. every Saturday at warehoui aafl
Kentril ofscei. 1MS-10-U Chouteau are. Sale la
reildencea a .peclalty. Krone Klnlaca C H.
711 and 716 Waanlnrtcn ave. handle of Tlra
tul Marine SaKag. Watch for special ootlcea.
SAML'Et. GAMS, Manager.
1808-10-12 CHOUTEAU AVE
REGULAR SATURDAY SALE
ft our a1e,oon rery t?attirJar mornlnc t
Id SO o'clock. In there weekly rale we ctiapoM of
ImmeriFe quantftle of Furniture. Carpett, Stort
ant other miscellaneous eootls and articles. Ovr
I oca tl on Is central and the attendance of buyers
A. A. SELKIRK & CO.
Continuous Vaudeville. -
Beginning TO-MORROW -Monday)
Matinee, March 9.
GRESSY AND DAYNE,
Introduclnr "Bill Biffin's Baby." a Comed
WOODS AND BATES,
Famous Mutleal Ccmedlans.
0. H. UNTHAN,
The Annie "Wonder.
TERRY AND ELMER CO.,
Prcsentlne "The Dancing Uljsicnary."
DURYEA AND KEARNEY,
Offering the Farce, "An Impostor
Imitator of Typical Vaudeville Character,
3 THE LIVINGSTONS 3
Marvelous Society Gymnatti.
MURPHY AND SLATER,
Singing- and Dancing Coons.
RAIMUND AND VACK,
Genuine German Comedian.
The Man w.th a Hundred Fcrrne.
DEVANEY AHD ALLEN,
Plantation Sketch Artist.
NESS0N AND NESS0N,
Comedy Club and Hcop Jarrler.
Interesting Moving Pictures.
15c, 30c. 50c.
All Orchestra Chairs Reserved, 75 Curt.
ST33 Olive st. Every Sunday. 5 50 p. m. To-day.
Mre. Althelmer Ilaberman. Mre. Georje C
Carrie and James bta-nley and chorus In '"The
Puritan," Homer Moore. Next Sunday lime.
bcdtr-Hoeck, Messrs. Uchtecstein and Blamsert.
Admission. Ii cents.
Grorzziaiila Theater. -
IWneminn and elb. rcaiai;ers. Sunday,
Marc'i 8. lH, tor the second and last time, tbt
greatest success c,t all German stages In Etzrop
and America. "Alt Heldelberff." In five acta; by
Uedne!ay. March 13. l'OS. bennt for Mr. Area
Olden, comedy for the llrst time "Hoeher
Toechter," by Mannstaedt. Pbone. Kin. C tX
HASH i GEN'S AUDITORIUM.
2325 South Broadway.
VAIUKVILLK .VXD DANCING
fieuta, S3c. Ladles, 10a. '
FOR THE BENEFIT OP THE
ST. LOUIS BAPTIST HOSPITAL.
At Second Iiaptit Church. Tu.sday. Rvmlafb
.March JO, 11(03. V
EIrht O flock Admlf.Ion W OnUU
Scats on sale at Bollman liroa.
WW b I Li b TO-DAY
IASTT CONCERT OF THE SERIES.
SPLENDID PR06RAM of HIGH-CLASS MUSIC
.IKM) Srntn at ZS Cfnll.
Graml testimonial to Bandmasttr Weil next
MIHMDTH WIL tun
ItolOJO p. m. AdmlatJaalta
33d and Oliv 3trat
The Berlitz School ot Languages.
hi. Loui OoVon (Graji'l and Finney Aim.)
Cltv Hranch: Jlermod & Jareard Bide.
FOUR MEDALS AT PARIS EXPOSITION. 1909.
Pupil, htar and apeak rxc.uiive.y tne fcreutm
lanmiacn from Ihe verv Hrtt leenjn.
Trial Iasona Free. New Term Bejrina Now.
Do You Ever
stop to consider the
present efficiency ot the
compared with what It
was before the"POtTAL"
entered the field? W
PROCLAMATION BY THE MAYORS
By virtue of the authority vested by law
In the undersigned, Rolla Wells. Mayor of
St. Louis, a special election Ib hereby called
to be held in all election precincts In th
City of St. Louis on Tuesday, the 7th day of
April. I9(C. said special election being called
to fill tho vacancy in the ofUce of InnxctT
of Weights and Measures for the unexpired
terra endlnp first Tuesday la-April, ISO.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF I hnve here
unto set my hand and caused the seal of
the Cltv of St. Lout to be hereto attached,
thM 24th day of February, 1808. '
Seal. ROLLA WELL8.
JAMES G. McCONKET,
8'A Hour to
9.-00 a. m.. tM p- m., IXi a. ia
TICKET OFFICES I
OUT and Sixth and Union Station.