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EHEREPUBMCiSUND, MRCH S, 1903.
Man's and J
STARTS FOR ST. LOUIS
Boys' 25c TU
-" ;-ai- 'y
5c Vests.. I
10c Sox... IM
departs Prom Washington to At
tend tonferenee on World's
RANGING FOR GREAT PARADE.
tildiers From Jefferson Barracks.
Fort Crook, Fort Leavenworth
I and Fort Sheridan to March
in Pageant on April 30.
.... The ItepuUlc Bureau,
Washington. March 7. Messrs. Walbrldge,
er. BUIr and Frank of .St. Louis have
Concluded their conferences with War De
partment officials on the matter of a Phil
ippine exhibit for the World's Fair and
lessrs. Walbrldge and Frank have re
Colonel C. R. Edwards of the Bureau of
Insular Affairs, War Department. Is con-
iBdent that the matter will be settled sat
isfactorily within a few days. Tho members
Eof the Joint Congressional Committee ap-
uniea to represent Congress at the dedl-
luon of the World's Fair railed nnnn
General Corbln at the War Deoartment tn-
htay In connection with their place In the
line o parade.
Invitations have been extended to the for
eign diplomatic corps in Washington to at
tend the ceremonies Incident to the dedica
tion of the buildings and grounds of the
CORBIN STARTS TO ST. LOUIS.
The indications Mint to n. full renreenfa-
Hon being present. Adjutant General Cor
bln. who will marshal the great military
pageant In St. Louis Anrll SO. left Wash
ington at 330 p. m. to-day Wa the Pennsyl
vania Railroad to attend the conference ar
ranged between him and the management at
the Southern Hotel on Tuesday. Oeneral
Corbln was accompanied by the Eastern
press representative .of the Exposition, P.
,V. De Graw.
Tentatively, General Corbln has selected
the regulars who will compose the com
mand of General Bates. The four troops of
the Fourth Cavalry and the four troops of
th Etehth Cavnlrv. stationed nt JpfTernon
"Brracks, will for the first time turn out
! .fijrthe new full-dress uniforms recently
; icthorlied by the Secretary of War. Be-
Mes these troops It Is expected that the
xogni companies 01 tne rwenty-secona in
fantry at Fort Crook, four companies sf
engineers, the entire Sixth Infantrv nd the
Sixteenth and Twenty-eighth batteries of
neia ariinery at fort Leavenworth, and the
two companies of the Second Cavalry, 'he
Twenty-first Battery of field artillery and
the five companies cf the Twentieth In
iantry at Fort Sheridan will be present at
St. Louis on April 30.
One full regiment cf Infantry will appear
In the new olive drab khaki uniform, and
another section of Infantry will wear the
dress uniform rtcentlv prescribed.
i: . ue uraw, tnstern presi representa
tive of the World's Fair. has delivered to
each newspaper correspondent In Washing
ton a formal Invitation Trom the St. Louis
Committee-, on Ceremonies to visit the
World's Fair city on the occasion of the
ceremonies to the dedication of the Expo
sition buildings. April 30 and May 1 and 2.
The .three days' programme for the dedi
cation Is most elaborate. Including a, grand
"j'lltary pageant. President Roosevelt,
WEfmbers of his Cabinet and former Presl
VJTt Gnncr Cleveland will participate, as
will alo the foreign diplomats stationed In
tills country. Congress will be represented
ny a Joint committee of Senators and mem
bers of the lower House, consisting of ten
Senrtori and fifteen Representatives.
Goerncrs from Maine to California, ac
companied by members .f their respective
staffs, hate ..already signified their Inten
tion of taklnglmrt. Among the other fea
tures there will be the most magnificent
display of fireworks ever undertaken in this
The Government Board to-day held lu
Hist meeting of the year. The agricultural
colleen exhibit was up for consideration and
a ccmmlttee was appointed, to consist of
ChairmHn Bingham and Messrs. Dawson.
Michael. Brownlcw and Hanger, to confer
with Professor W. H. Jordan, chairman of
the American Association of Agricultural
and Mechanical Colleges, and Doctor A. a.
True, to decide as to the final disposition of
tho governmental appropriation for this
project. A meeting of this committee has
been called for Monday at the Department
i Agriculture. nl some understanding
.. 2!i .. rea.?n?a by which the $100,000 appro-
rUtlon w 11 be turned over to the Ameri-
x. "cjtfatlon ot Agricultural and Me-
At the meeting to-day ro'h Professor Jor
dan and Doctor True addressed the board.
??,!? 'IS? !th,e oP'n'on that In the make
YP, l tnls. dlP'y special stress should be
i.K-on. aJn,.tnal husbandry, soil physics and
'-'2? ,,.!?r alm" aM Doctor True, ''to
accomplish something heretofore never nt-tempted-not
to show the visitor a library
full of books or a laboratory with all ..
contrivances, but to actually ll'iutrate what
the students, learn as deduced from study
"There are sixty-five Institutions of this
character In our assotlatlon and each of
them will display at St. Louis.
"Our experimental stations at Porto Rico
A Home Remedy That Cures Pimples,
Blackheads and Acne Quickly and
Permanently, Has Been Per- -
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rill Information Together AVItli The
Method ! Mailed Free To
All Who Write.
A method of treatment that can be usid
w. aur person l
In thplr nwn hnmn rnr thA
cure of pimples, blackheads and acne has
been perfected by a well-known Cincinnati
chemist. The remarkable effects of Oils
treatment Is said to be the Instant relief
from burning and itching' and the almost
Instant removal or disappearance of the
pimples and blackheads; and It is -stat"'
positively by those who have used it that,
the cure is permanent that the pimples
are cured to stay cured and the skin Is
left as soft, and clear and smooth, and free
from any. marks or traces of the pimple or
blackheads as could be desired. It cures
bova and girls, men and women, whether
old or young, quickly, permanently and pos
itively. roe years skin specialists and doctors have
tried to produce a "face lotion or wash, or
k!n food. or some sort of a cosmetic cr
face lotion that would cover up or cur the
pimples, but all failed. The Cincinnati
chemist wno has at last soivea the problem
states Dosltlvelv that after many rears of
eijwrlence In the special study and treat
ment or inousanas or pauenis sunennc
severely from pimples, blackheads and acne
he has found a eclentifio combination treat
rtient that removes the pimples acd erup
onr. restores the akin soft and smooth
nd clean: And he .announces through the
puttie press of the country that he will
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Ing. Cincinnati 0 with a certainty that
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as be Is tbe head of that well-known Insti
tution and can he relied upon. The method,
while based en the soundest medical prin
ciple', is so simple mac any person can
use ft and cure themselves In their own
GOBBLED UP BY THE GLOBE! THOUSANDS OF DOLLAHS' WORTH OF SALVAGE STOCK!
From the Western Salvage Wrecking Agency, 714 Washington Ave., On Sale To-Mqrrow at 5c to 50c on the Dollar!
ClrtUr iht Cram nf ihf inrk damage unnoticeable 1 This great stock will be put on sale TO-MORROW MORNING at 8
Uniy MC Stream ui uic owtA, 0clockl As these bargains are limited, COME EARLY if you want first choice.
25c for SI Best
OK, each for Lace Curtains
ZiJG 3'4 ds. lone, worth
up to 3 00 pair, slightly lm-
for Opaque Window
Shades. 6 ft. long.
1 for Embroidery
C and Laces.
for Linen Torchon Lace and In-
for French Lace and Insert
ings. for Swiss and Nainsook Embroid
i w Tr mmia urawers.
11a fr Ladies'
IRQ f o r3 Ladies'
up to 1.00.
OKn for Childten's
Gowns or Skirti,
60c L c e-
QKft for Corsets
u" worth 1.00.
I for King's 200-Yan.
for 6c bar Qp
for 10c Belding
Spool Silk, all col
ors. C for lEc yd. Gar
Uu ter Elastic
for 4c Knit
Silk, all col-
Mp for 26c box of
IUC Writing Paper
2 1p for 10c dozen
for 26c Steel
and Hawaii also will be elL,Iftp"Tf, Bfl
and you wlll-see that this exhibit, will af
?ord an lnierestlnK subject "jdrbe of un
told value to the farming Industry.
CONSTABLE PREPARES TO USE
LADDER FOR INVADING FLAT.
orel ArnuiBeroeiita Mode by Deputy
Totee to Serve Writ of Replevin
at Meyera Home.
t .jj... ami informal entries through win
dows came near playing &LPrt In there-i
plevlnthg of a' piano from the home of 'aire.)
Ella Meyers, at No. cfi mcieae to.u.
v.ct.niv. n.nutv Constable Charles Potee
had prepared for this method of effecting
serice of a writ, wnen airs, jieyera rcieiu
cd and allowed him to enter.
Upon reaching the house yesterday with
his helper, Herrman Vollmer. Potee was un
able tn secure admission, and no attention
was paid to his rings at the doorbell or
knocks at the rear door. Potee accordingly
ce.-ured a lander and sent Vollmer up to tne
winaow of the second-story flat. In which
the Meyers live. He was about to enter,
to open the door from the Inside, when Mrs.
Meyers granted them admission.
Writs with which the Constablts were
armed were granted In favor of Beyer ;
bon, piano dealers. The piano, according to
the claims of tbe company, had been tn pos
session of the Meyers family for some time
and payment was due. The family bad gone
to Chicago in the Interval, returning later,
and the piano was located by one of the
Ueyer company's workmen.
Meyers lays Hardwood floors, and was en
caged In work tor the Beyer concern. He
railed to appear for work one day, and a
man was sent to his home to discover the
reason. This man recognized the piano, and
a writ of replevin was Issued In conse
quence. Referring to the episode last evening, Jo
seph Meyers stated that the barring of the
deputies for a time was accidental.
"My wlte had Just come In. after the men
had been knocking at the doors," said he,
"and as soon as she realized what was
wanted, she opened the door. Service was
made In the ordinary manner, and the pi
ano was taken away. We had been out of
the city for a time, and payments on the
piano had fallen due. We overlooked the
mutter, and the Beyer company Issued the
Further than this he would not discuss
the matter. The case Is set for trlat March
2S. Preparations made bv the Constables
to Invade the flat caused considerable in
terest among Meyers neighbors.
OBJECTS TO COLLINS' BILL
Present School Board Election
Method Suits Civic League.
At a meeting ot the Executive Board of
the Civic. Improvement 'League yesterday
a resolution was. adopted protesting against
any change In the present method of elect
ing members of' the School Board, as pro
posed by the bill Introduced In tbe B.ate
Senate by Senator Collins. .
Tbe" members ot the board who attended
the .meeting were: President George B.
Kelghton, O. I Whltelaw, Julius Fltzntan,'
F.- If. Crundon. George Q. Thornton and
Earie Layman. ' t
President Lelghton was Instructed to ere-,
ate a working committee whose duty It
shall be to arrange a civic Friday, Sat
urday and Sunday, to be held In St. Louis
April 24. 25 and 26. the details of this cele
bration ot be outlined later
It Is proposed by the league, however, to
have appropriate exercises held In the pub
lic schools on Friday and to prepare some
emblem relating to civic pride .which shall
be worn by the children.
, On Saturday all employers, of labor will
be, asked to address a communication., to
their employes on the subject of keeping the
City clean and also distribute some emblem
among the employes lor them to wear. On
ote -the day to the, subject of civic Im
, W. B. De las Caseas. president of the
Boston Park Commission, will lecture OH
park Improvement at the Odeon on Sun
day afternoon at iM o'clock. March 15.
A communication from the Board o(
Health -was read, in which Doctor Mary E.
Tucker, recently appointed sanitary 'a
spector, was complimented for her efflcleni
THrnnoRs i snmiwnnt
St. Charles. Mo., lfarcb- ?. Thxlor.j onto.
Helen, s years old, sob of Mr. iSa MnLJT
Sehoenelch. died at the family rattenae St
Sixth uuLAduns streets, from frokoid fever this
morula. TS. fnnml I11 K. liZj, .. ,ITT.KJI
37c for ingrain ltoom on.
1 10 Hugs. 9 by 12 ft. U3U
For paper hanging.
for Smvrna Hues,
dj- hj in.
for Brussels and'A't-
for Mc Ihsraln Car
pets, slightly dam-
dirAaged by water and
OU for 2 5
Ihfi for 40c
v. UI) cerbed
indots and figures.
9 rift for 50c and
76c p 1 a i n
and fancy Silks.
9 hft for50cand60c
t-V Silk Moute
line de Soie.
for One Dozen 15c
f lfc Han(J.
kerchief,. 25C l
Fire Sale of
4n for Plated
qn tor Plated
4ft for Sancers, white
QQn for Jpan Flour
IOC for 4-qt. Granite Iron Coffee Pots.
jd " .
09C lor ever-sag curtain btretcners.
37c fa? Galvanized Wash Tubs.
DROWNED IN HUDSON
Ferryboat Tilted by Italian Boy
Who Feared He Would
SEVENTY MEN WERE ON BOARD.
Many of Those Thrown Into the
Stream .Carried Toward Sliore
and Rescued Bodies of the
Victims Hard to Find.
Glens Falls. N. Y.. March 7.-Nlnetecn
men are dead as a result of the capsizing
to-day of the ferryboat used by workmen
at 8pler Falls, about ten miles west of
Qlens Falls, on the Hudson River.
More than a thousand men are employed
there at present in the construction of the
power dam of the Hudson Hlver Poner
The laborers and many of the masons are
Italians, who live In shanties on the north
side of the river.
The main portion of the work Is carried
on at present In the opposite side of tbe
river. The men have been In the habit of
crossing a small bridge where the river
flows through the unfinished portion of the
dam, but the river has, been rising for sev
erals days, and the company, fearing that
the bridge was unsafe, destroyed It with
Below the works about half a mile Is a
ferry- The boat Is a scew-shaped affair, 3')
feet lonp and 13 feet wide, and Is operated
by means of cables. It Is large enough to
carry a heavily-loaded team, and as rrany
as 150 men havo been taken across at one
Testerday. when the men were being fer
ried across, an Italian boy known as "Cig
arette" became frightened and fell over
board. He was rescued, however.
This morning seventy or eighty men got
aboard, and 'the boat started, leaving a big
crowd on the bank waiting? for the next
trlp. When eighty feet from shore the wa
ter Bpwaueu shhiiisl tuc uu, cuiu uie JLUll-
lan boy who had fallen overboard the pre
vious day, seised one of the tackle ropes
which ran from the overhead cable to the
stern of the boat.
form? of the men started toward him. and
instantly the boat careened and fllled, ev
eryone being thrown Into the water.
The Hudson, swollen by a freshet, bore a
score or more struggling men down the
stream. Many others succeeded in catching
hold of the boat, which had righted, and
they clung there until pulled ashore.
The wildest excitement prevailed, but the
current carried many of the men In toward
shore, where they were rescued.
Teams were Quickly harnessed and loaded
with skilled log drivers' and sent down along
the river to points wnere ine ooaies wouia
n nkelv to land. Dozens of dinner calls.
hats and coats were fished out. but It was
nearly o'clock before the first body was
found. This was found In a log jam two
mii helnw the dam. and it was recoenized
as that of Fred Forran, an Italian Interpre
The river for miles Is being watched and
drassred. In hoDes of Bndlns the bodies of
the other victims. There were two or three
English-speaking men on tbe boat, the Ital
ians being- ail designated by number.
The rolls of the men were called and this
evening everybody had been accounted for
xeant dxteen men. and it is certain that
these men were drowned. Those known to
be deal are:
Michael Kennedy, married, leaving; a
widow and four children.
Fred Forran, Italian Interpreter, married,
i iClfarette," the Italian boy who started
Sixteen others are mlsslna).
It to unlikely that all the bodies will he re
covered. The river Is full of logs, and at
the hta boom. Ave miles down the river,
there are many thousands of them.
Water Iasectora Appelated.
Oears W. Cabalaalaad Oarles R. Beroer
-appoiaua uistncr inspectors la the city
I Department yesterday.
2C0 cases 10 a. m.
I LADIES' SUITS, SKIRTS, mim, ETG.
5.95 FOR lO.OOSUITSins suits
6.95F0R I2.00SUITS "m' ,I'L R"lne fW 9.95 FOR 20.00 SUITS
Jacket ti JJ
LADIES' SUIT, blouse or Eton
Jacket, stylishly trimmeJ, flarint
or-flounce skirts, new sleeve.
LADIES' SUITS. In gray hom--spun,
Venetian and Serge, hIou"c
coat to be worn open or cleJ.
skirt mace in, the
-Lidlea' All-Wool Venetian Puit.
trimmed with satin and inia'd
, strapping of cloth, collaile'3
Jacket, tlshop sleeve, skirt elab
orately trimmed with Q QC
tab effect :..JiOJ
elnbsratfly trimmed in I QCi
silk grapes Ii3vi
Ladfes" Shepherd Check and
Po'.ka Dot Petticoats, itprn Jfl-
ALTERATIUXS FREE, flounce, two dust
LADIES' MONTE CARLO (like cut) SUIT
of splendid quality cheviot, coliarless Jack-
ets, trimmed In several raws of sat- "J QC
Jn, skirt trimmed to match Jacket liOu
WILL -BE TRIED.
Rudolph's Mother and Stepfather
Arraigned at Union.''
Union, Mo.. March 7. Information was
filed in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit
Court to-day against the mother and step
father of Bank Robber William Puc'clph,
charging them with being recessorjes be
fore the fact to burglary and larceny In
connection with Rudolph and Collins rob
bing the bank of Union.
Their cases will come up for hearing
some time during the term of the Franklin
Cour,ty Circuit Court, whfclfejcumnes. In.
Union next 'Monday. Rudalph. and' Collins
will be taken before the ourt as soon as
brought here, arraigned and a day set for
It Is the present Intention to have the
prisoners teken to St. Louis for safe keep
ing, as the Jail here is not considered safe
characters?16""0" f carless. "Prate
There is no fear here of any nttemDt at
rescuing the prisoners, cs Ituiolph had but
tffiLe.H."d IU,0.?,. h. " holt of
" ' - iii u uu mr.ua or nim and
many are glad he Is captured, and ir scntl
E'R1 is snB against 'ynchm- them. The
nnln.5 k?Js ,h?t, tne' snt,UId both be
hanged, but hanged in accordance with the
BATS0N TRIAL IS BEGUN.
Four of the Jurors Are Selected
to Try the Case.
Lake Charles, La.. March ".The first
active work in the Batson trial twer.n at
130 o'clock this afternon. The case hid
been continued on account of the abaance
of the witnesses for the defense.
Batson's attorneys asked for another con
tinuance, when the witnesses appeared in
court and tho Impaneling of the Jury was
commenced. Twenty-two men were exam
ined and four were taken. They are: S. E.
A. Strother, Chas. Delaney, Allen Sanders
and Jasper Stlne.
At 5 o'clock the venire of thirty was ex
hausted and Judge Miller ordered a venire
or forty for Monday morning.
-- V? fact that four Jurors were Impaneled
on the first day was qdite a surprise here
as V-." anticipated that much difficulty
would be experienced in getting competent
iVIor2- ,TneJar' will most likely be com
p. e(LMonlay evening, and the trial will
start Tuesday morning.
MIta JOHN PHATER.
S"my. .HI.. Mirch ?.-Mr. John Prai,r of
Fillmore dropped dead while slrtln in a chair
M her daughter's. Mrs. Charles Stokes. yter
dy. She Is the nother of the late tfhciia
I rater, who committed suicide at St. Jos.oh.
Mo., tome weeks ajo, and has neTer recovered
rrom tn shock.
If Yon Contlnnnllr K'bjMvlt and Spit
auia There is a Constant Drlpplnjr
From the Nose Into tbe Throat, U
Yon Ilare Foal, Sickening;
Breath, That Is Catarrh.
Large Trial Package Free Qafckly Cores.
Any person having catarrh always has a
bed breath. The sense of smell and taste
are nearly always totally destroyed In time
eo that the person who has catarrh does
not realize how loathsome their disease Is.
They continue their K'bawklng-K'hawkinr
and spitting- and spitting about promiscu
ously until they are shunned by every one.
and the sight of. them Is enough to make a
well person sick.
Gauss' Catarrh Cure gives wonderful re
lief, especially in those chronic cases where
the mucus drops down the throat-and lungs,
sickening tbe stomach, and leads to many
diseases, including- consumption, i.
Catarrh is a deep-seated disease, and local
applications. Inhalations, sprays, ointments
or salves will do no rood. A large trial
package mailed free that will convince yon,
Dcna hk ana aaarrm ai .row 10. s.
Gauss, 13$7 Main street, MarsnaU, Mich.
or "owfljk!7ig5 F0R 5i0o SUITS
trimmed with tari,
LADIES SUIT (HUe cat) m ull-wool
serge, collarless Jacket, piped with
fancy silk, new If QC
98c jpi jr tarn
&S-trd .fit HiJVJ a . .aiJeM iSV
Accompmileil by canh or money order mill be
fllled aa Iohr an noodi Ijut, or moner refanded.
ENLISTED IN ARMY
TO EVADE CAPTURE
Frank dishing Cone Sought
Hide Uis Identity Under a
FORMER EXPRESS CLERK HERE.
Prisoner Is Returned to St. Louis
lom .Columbus, O., Where He
Was Detected by Police
Frank Cushing Cone, who donned a sol
dier's uniform to escape detection on the
charge of stealing JS43 from the Wells-Far-Kt
Express Company, was brought back to
St. Louis esterday morning from Colum
bus, O., where he was arrested.
Cone was employed b the Wells-Fargo
Express Company In St. Louis until De
cember T. when. It is alleged, he ran away
FRANK CUSHINO CONE,
Who Is charged with the larceny of tSa
from the Wells Fargo Express Company.
with a package containing . One of his
duties was to meet Incoming trains and car
ry money package to the offices. On De
cember i, it Is charged, he received this
package, and nothing more was seen of
Cone says he went to New York, spent
most of the money, and then his desire for
a soldier's life came back to him. He had
seen service in the Philippines, and believed
If he could be sent back there he would be
safe from arrest on the charge of stealing
the express company's money.
From New Tork he went to Columbus,
O. At tho barracks he enlisted -under the
nome of Frank Cushing. dropping his last
name. When the express company's circu
lars arrived at tho barracks where Cone
was waiting to be sent to the Philippines
he was recognized at once from the de
scription and names.
The army officers at once turned Cone
over to tbe State officials and notified the
St. Louis'" police. Special Officer Crowell
wn ent to Columbus after the nrisoner.
and arrived with him yesterday.
Cone had been empioyea oy tne express
misanv for a long time, and confidence
company for a
In him xram disnl
In him was displayed when he was permit-
tedto handle money packages.
Lowlands Overflowed at New Xadrld.
REPUBLIC 8PECIAL. . -
New Madrid. Mo.. March T. Three inches
of rain have fallen In the last twenty-four
hours. The river Is rising and the lowlands
are overflowed. The water lacks four fest
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Sen's and Young Men's Suits and Overcoats!
Bankrupt Stock J. G. Blumfeld & Co., State St., Chicago.
J. G. Blumfeld's Boys'Clothlng
0Q for J. Q. B. &
OObCo.'s COO Boys'
I OQ for J. G. a i
I Co.'s J3.00 Boys'
0 Ofl for J. O. B. k
f Co.'s 11.00 Boys'
O 10 for J. G. B. &
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I Co.'s I5.0D Boys'
J. 8. BlBBfeld'sKnee
Pants aarj Waists.
I ZU Co.'s
Iflnfor J. G.
I Uu Co.'s
I OU Co.'s
FIRE SALE OF
T I W W 4 AD T V
fr I 1 i H T
I ml Bj Bas I V
All 811V Ail" lors- ' r
2 yards for
No. 2 alt-silk Satin Hair Ribbons, solid
Blbbon. all colors, colors or fancy de-
3-?vala lln slgns-18cto 10c yard
Peryard I2U ralue. C ..,1 0
Ub. niH.n peryard0ldHUZ2li
HBCri nlDDOnS. Fancy Ribbons.
3 inches wide. 19c 5 Inches wide 35c
value Inn value, per
peryard lUu yard
Fire Sale of Scarf Pins, Side Combs, Cuff Buttons, Etc., Etc.!
In for fancy
0j Shell Side
HIGHER CHORAL WORK
AIM OF SAENGERFEST.
at the Futherlsmd Will
First Place to Heavier
The programme for the National Saen
gerfest. which will be held in St. Louis
early In June, has been nearly completed
by the committee. It Is announced that
there will be a radical change In the num
bers selected from those used at former
While the familiar songs of the Father
land will be placed upon all the 'programmes
Who will be one of the local directors of the
National Saengerfest Chorus.
the larger choral works will have a more
Richard Stempf ond William Lanne, both
of whom have been residents of St. Louis
for several years, have been sleeted by the
Nord Amerlkanlschcr Saengerbund. to lead
the great choral works.
Mr. Wlfderholdt, chairman of the Music
Committee, announces that the ranks of the
choristers are being filled rapidly, and in
some parts of the city, notably in the cen
tral section, of which tbe Odeon Is the head
quarters, the number of applications are
larger than can be accommodated.
The rame Is true In a more restricted
sense regarding other parts of the city,
north and west as well as south, there be
ing four large halls engaged for choral re
hearsals on as many nights In the week.
One of the first numbers on the pro
gramme win be Lohengrin music, which
will be presented under the direction of Mr.
Btempf. All the leading artists engaged for
tho fesUval will take part In the presenta
tion of this work. On the night "Mendels
sohn's uncompleted opera, "Lorelei," Is to
be rendered, Mr. Lonre will be the director
and will have under TiU hnton th lonilinr
soprano soloists and the big chorus.
Richard Stempf. who will be one of the
local directors, was born In the Grand
Duchy of Baden December V: 1S49. His
musical education was receive-? from Herr
Dttt. a celebrated singer of the Hanoverian
After the Franco-Prussian War, In which
he saw service. Mr. Stempf came to the
United States and located ,!n Chicago as a
teacher or music. In 1S80 he went to Min
neapolis as the musical director or the Har
monle'Soclety. The desire to become Identified with a.
larger field determined Mr. Stempf to ap
ply for the position of musical director of
the St Louis Xlederkranz. He has been
connected with this society for three years.
RAILROAD FOREMAN DROWNED.
Boat, in Which He Was Working
Eureka Springs. Ark.. March T.-George
Newman, foreman of aS t. L. N. A. Ry.
construction crew, .was drowned In Buffalo
River yesterday while attempting to carry
a cable across stream Just below the new
railroad bridge. When In middle of the
stream, which Is gTeatly swollen, the boat
from which he and assistant were paying:
outs cable was capsized by tbe rapid current.
Men's 25c A
Shield Bows lb
$15 New Spring
3 CD for J. G.B.& Co,'s
5RC for J. G. B. & Co-'s
DO Men's f 12 Suits.
ic x g. b. & co...
J Men's ta Suits.
4 7CforJ.G.B.& Co.'s
I l 119 Orercoau.
6 4CforJ.G. B.4 Co.'s
iW Men's 112.20 Over
coats. 7 7CforJ.G.B. Co.'s
I 9 Men's tts Over-
FIRE SUE OF HATS AID CAPS !
'?rBoTn?C PoUsnd Jockey Caps.
7BO f or KU8 en's JEBoys' Soft A Stiff
I.IO for U0Men's6oft and Stiff Hau.
t Stiff Hats.
FIRE SALE OF SHOES!
mq tor 1!c Ladles' Slippers, kid. 3 point,
I A Q for COO ladles' Shoes, fine Tld kid.
I itO patent leather Up.
i IQ for B.00 Bcya School Shoes, genuine
I, I Scasco calf. heary extension solei.
i JQfor.SOUn'aSboes. -ricl and Casco
fiQfor n-50 Misses' Shoes, genuine don-
uvwgois, eiieniionsoies, sutsis toz.
Leather BelU. Pins.
NEW YORK, I
M 8TOP-OVER AT WASHDfOTOjr.
1:00 a. m.. ):0S p. m.. 2-OS a. m.
Olive and Sixth and Union Station.
FIRST FINES FOR SPITTING.
Judges Tracy and Pollard Impose
Judge Tracy in the First District Police
Court yesterday assessed the minimum,
fine. JI, on each of three men who were ur
rested Friday night at McNair avenue rnd
Lynch street charged with violating the
The prisoners gave their names :ind ad
dresses as John C. Hatt, No. rtBO Gravois
road: William Miller. No. ICJ Arsenal
street, and George Schaleck, No. low Vir
Policemen Fehllng and Brandtstreet told
Judge Tracy that the defendants chewed to
bacco and spat on the sidewalk and the
steps of a residence. They entered pleas of
guilty to the charge and were permitted to
go by paying the minimum tine. Judso
Tracy warned them that a second ofTenst?
would mean the Imposing of the maximum
George Jl. Zlnk of No. 1518 North Fif
tenth street, who was arrested last Thurs
day at Fourteenth street and St. Louis ave
nue, was assessed J3 and costs by Judge
Pollard In the Dnyton Street Police Court
yesterday for spitting: on the sidewalk. . A
charge of disturbing the peace against him,
He refused to refrain from Interfering
with a teamster, whose team was stalled,
and Officer H, V. Wilson arrested him.
While waiting- for tbe patrol wagon he ex
pectorated on the sidewalk and told the
officer to place that charge against him.
The officer did.
II I I'
Court Withholds Deeislow.
The habeas coipus cat of Joseph T. Novak to ""
cet possession of his children from his wire-.-Mlnnle,
was tried in Division No. 1 of the
Circuit. Court vejterday and taken unStr ad- i
ltemcnr. The children are Hsrry, aged 12 Tearc- , s
Minnie.' 10 years rid, and Joseph, years out -r,
Grip Is epidemic the hospitals crowded- utM
the suffering Intense the death list appal- Til
ling yet ninety cases in every hundred" -'.r,.
could be prevented or cured, with little coat -.it
and no Inconvenience, by the use of Dr. '"
Humphreys' 'SEVENTT-SEVEN." It not $
alone breaks up tbe Grip, but its tonicity Sea
sustains the system, and you can keep about "33
your business. It can ha carried Jn thsTJJ
pocket apd taken from the hand without vix
-The indications of a severe attack of Grip xg
-or Intuenxa ari: headache, chUUaess, gen- cm
era! muscular pains, fever, sore throaty "
cough and systemic laasitud. - ".J" ,8
At the first cUU or shiver, take "SBVBf ti
TT-aBVKK" .It wmvretbra thaohecka "J
circulation, start Uta hlowi ce4ma,taroli VSp
the veins, and Itreakup the.GriporaCold.1 U17
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