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THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC
Ii Printed in Six Parti l
Four News Sections. Comic
Section and Magazine.
ST. LOUIS, MO., SUNDAY. JULY 26, 1903.
PRICE TIVE CENTS.
Lieutenant Governor Wrote
to Kelley That They
SENSE OF HONOR WAS SHOCKED
Summons Served on Mrs. Kelley
to Appear in Jefferson City
to Prevent Anv Huso.
AFRAID OF ST. LOUIS SUBPOENA.
Legislative Agent Feared Folk
Might Intel cept Her and De
lay Her Arrival at the.
Nlagara-on-the-Lake. Ont.. July 23
Daniel J. Kelley. legislative agent for the
Baking Powder Trust, has eiven out an
other letter, purporting to come from lieu
tenant Governor John A. Lee of Missouri,
In which the latter was anxious to begin
proceedings nga'n-t the nlum baking powder
manufacturers on the charge of brlbeir.
Mr. Lz-a's sense of honor was shocked and
he dccUrcd prosecutions should be brought
jgairst them "for busing the passage of
the alun rrpcal bill in the Houv."
The letter is dated February 25. 1502. and
runs In part:
"Say. for the love cf heaven, fix me up on
that proposition I mailed jou yesterday,
otherwise I do r it know what I can do, as
neither of my pavrs is paying "
He ab-o urges in the same letter that
the alumites should be punished, in the fol
low lnt: words;
SHOULD BE PROSECUTED.
"The Atumitcs. having confessed to at
ttnj,teil bnbeij-. which Is just as punishable
i der orr statutes as bribery, should be sent
to thr Penitentiary."
He sayj it is a v, ell-know n fact that cer
t tin baking-powder men "were at lefferson
C!tj .or corrupt purposes" and that "the
passage of the repeal bill through the lower
lnuse aa pur-hased by them, whereas the
i Senate, knowm? that fact. Xlocked the re
Pnl bill as a corrupt measure."
"Nov. it seems Lieutenant Governor Leo
has changed his mind regarding the reason
why the Senate blocked the repeal bill." said
Kelley. "The above was written bj-Mr Le
v.hen the facts, were fresh in his mind; It
s-ecrrs later his faets assumed another hue."
Ever- letter and they comprise hundreds
Is a reauest for help, either In thf way of
money or hlp of some kind. A number of
letters Mr. Kelley declined to show. He said
they will be Usod at the trial', and a num
Iia. he says, will b given to the public
aficr the trial", if need be.
MRS. KELLEY SUMMONED.
When asked if it still wis his intention i
to send I1I3 wife to Jefferson City to the
trials which will open up there next week,
Mr. KcUcy replied:
"Yes. Mrs. Kelley will be in Jefferson
City on Tuesday next. She is spending to-
day at Buffalo with some friends, and I be
lieve my attorney. Mr. Morton Jourdan of
St. Louis, had seme clerk or officer meet
hT there this evening and serve her with
a subpoena commanding her presence at
Jefferson City on the ISth. She telephoned
mo that she will leave Buffalo to-night or
to-morrow, probably to-night. She will be
In Jefferson City all right on Tuesday "
Asked why his attorney took the precau
tion to bene Mrs. Kelley with a subpoena
outside the State of Missouri and so far
from the place of trials, Mr. Kelley laughed
"You know- Mr. Morton Jourdan is a. -very
astuto man and ho was afraid that his
friend, Mr. Joe Tolk might intercept Mrs
Kelley at SL Louis for attendance on the
St Louis Grand Jury, so this prior service
for the court at Jefferson City will compel
Mr. Folk to put off his purpose if he had
any such Intention."
The corespondent questioned Mr. Kelley
regarding tho documents which Mrs. Kelley
was to carry to Missouri. Mr. Kelley said:
"My-wife won't brlns down any docu
ments; they aro already gone do;wii. It
was my Intention to send some letters by
Mrs. Kelley to be produced in the testi
mony, but my friend Mr. Morton Jourdan
said It would be better to send them bv
cxpress to him.
"There are some very Interesting letters
in the bunch and I hope ever- one in Mis
souri will be Interested In them.'"
Mr. KnJJey was asked to what his wife
was to testify.
"You will have to ak me something
easier than that. I believe certain letters
that will be produced at the trial were re
ceived by her and sho wants to identlfy
.In one letter Lee writes to Kelley he Is
"tired of the game" and asks that It be
"called off." It Is dated March 21. 1902,
and Is written on an Interstate Merchants'
Association letter' head. It follows:
"Dear Sir and Friend: Your letter Is at
hand. It appears ou are better posted
about matters out here than I am. I am
not afraid of spies nor courts. I make
courts and prosecuting attorneys, and they
all love me.
"Your policy reminds mo of that Jew who
appeared at the ticket office and said he
wanted a ticket to Springfield. The agent
said, 'Sprlnglleld Missouri, Minnesota, Ohio
or Illinois?" Whereupon the Jew rcriicd,
"Vlcli Is de cheapest?"
"Let's be good friends and have no busi
ness relations. The game is too small and
don t pay. ou get and see what jou
can do and what it will cost, and then you
will play without my co-operation.
"You call the game oft as soon as you
can. please. I am tired of it. I am too
busy to talk to cheap people.
"I must get iny campaign fund together
for the race of lvoi. I will have to have
523.000, and I will have to get into a same
where the limit Is higher. Stone. Dockery
and Cock have formed a combination
ecilnct me, an' I have cot to whip it. The
DAUGHTER DEFIES PARENTS
WHO OBJECTED TO WEDDING.
On Leaving' ITonie Miss Fay nan-is Tells Mother She Soon Will Re
turn, but Meets W. E. Knapp. ami Couple Hastens to Gut Mar
riage License Ceremony Performed Soon After at Centenary M.
E. Church Depart for Indiana to Spend Honeymoon.
MRS. W. E. KNAPP.
(Who was Miss Fay Harris),
Who eloped jester Jay. The joung
Leaving her home jesterday morning in
company with a friend after telling her par
ents that she would soon return, Miss Fay
ITarris of No. S392 Delmar uvenuo met W.
E Knapp. a traveling agent for the John
E. Hall 'Commission Company, and, pro
ceeding to tho City Hall, they obtained a
They then hurried to the Centenary M. E.
Church, at Sixteenth and Pina (streets,
where they were married. Shortly after
noon they departed for Maxkuckee. Ind ,
where they will spend their honejmoon The
union was not .sanctioned by the bride's
parents and thev did not know of It until
late in the afternoon. It is said that she
was engaged to another.
Mrs. KnarP is the only daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Holla Harris. The family came to
St. Louis recently from New York. Mr.
Harris is the general manager of tho P. K. .
Wilson & Sons Lace Company Tho bride
groom's parents live in Linccln. Neb. i
They met several months ago It was a
case of love at first sight. Much of Mr.
Knapp's time is spent out of the city. Sev
eral dajs a;o he returned to St. Louis and
went to see Miss Harris The parents, it Is
said, refused him their daughter's company.
deal is Stone for Senator In 1M2, Dookery
for Senator 1E04, Cook for Gov crnor.
"It Is no ue your attempting any work
out here, except you intend to remain In
the game after nest January. Nothing will
go evcent with my approval.
"A fToril from me -will tnrn tiling?
either ttoj-. Don't Ret offended, Tiiy
frlenri, at my tnlk. I like ion, but
liCHlneuM Ik business, nnd plnln talk In
best. Vonr., J. A. 1,."
On Mrrch 10 Keliey received another re
markable letter, wnlch I copy from the
"You weary me with your talk. If you
will go In I will handle the business. I
need no attornevs, and you never needed
anv. I have been compelled to spend nun-,
dreds for dinners, wines and everything on
expense and neglect my business, to my
loss and undoing.
NEEDED SO PER MONTH.
"I saw the other day and told him
jou wanted to fight the food adulterators
the next .lme. The first words he uttered
were: 'Good! Wouldn't h give up a re
tainer right awav ? If so. we could use
J0,?" 0I K '" l"e "m'nB camna'K" ,s
"You know what such talk means. If oti
want to control the situation ou here, I
can hold lr, and no one ele can without an
enormous outlay, but I must be put on the
pay roll. I can't do business and spend
money without resources.
"Two of your senatorial friend" were In
to see me eerday and took d'nner with
me at a cost of $350. I like you. You are
a good fellow, a Jolly good fellow, and
have be"n kind to me and mine socially
and otherwise, but business is business, and
must be awarded to those who control the
situation, and I control It.
"I control both and can make them work
for me without charge, and work like the
devil. Otherwise I could and would ruin
them. They dance to my music and have
told me that they were subject to my or
ders. "I have been true and faithful day ami
night: have taken all the abuse. I need
flW every month to take care of the situa
tion with, and no more. The advertising
jou give me Is an outside matter and doe-
not count. I am not kicking or howling, I
am only replving to that Ha, Ha. Ha letter
of jours. j. a. L."
WARMER WEATHER EXPECTED.
Thermometer Registered So De
grees Yesterday at 3 O'Olock.
The forecast of the Weather Bureau In
dicates that warmer weather will prevail
for several davs. There Is no rain In sight
and southerly winds will tend to increase
the register of the thermometer. The mrr
CLry climbed to 93 degrees j-esterday, and
the prospects are that It will surpass this
One heat exhaustion case was reported at
the City Hospital. John Rutger. IS jears
old. while at work at his home; No. 2310
Lemp avenue, was overcome temporarily.
He Wa9 brOUCht tn tho hmtnftil Kit. a
rc-vived with little difficulty, and win be f
sent home to-day. The readings of tho
thermometer j-csterday irom 6 a. m. to 6
p. m. were as follows:
5 a- m T3 12 m si
i - m 1 p. m 02
S a- m M Sp.m gj
a- m 84 3 p. m ..9-.
a- " 85 4 p. m 94
11 a- m ' 5 p. m 93
6 p. m 92
DR. THORPE CHOSEN PRESIDENT
St. Louis Man Honored by Nation
al Dental Examiners.
Ashevdle. N. C, July 23.-The National
Association of Dental Examiners, in ses
sion at Battery Park Hotel, to-day elected
the following officers for the j-ear:
President, Doctor Burton Lee Thorpe. St.
Louis; vice president for West, Doctor
James G. Reid, Chicago; vice president for
East, Doctor J. Tenny Barker. Walford.
Conn.; vice president for South. Doctor J.
L. Whitbv-. Selma, Ala.; secretarj- and
treasurer. Doctor Charles Menker, Newark,
The next moctirs of association will bs
held at St Louis. August U04.
W. E. KNAPP.
ladj's mother was opposed to the union.
Arrangements for the elopement were made
through friends, it is said.
Mrs Harris vas reading a telegram which
she had Just received from her daughter
when seen by a reporter jesterday after
noon. She wa almost heart broken to
think that her daughter married without
her consent. She said:
"When I received the telegram I could
hardly believe it was true. Fav- is our
only diughter. and she was always such a
good girl This is tho first time that she
ever deceived me.
"She left home this morning In company
with a friend and I expected her back. I
never expected sho would marry a man
whom wo did not know.
"We have been in St. Louis a short time,
but since then Fay has had a host of ad
mirers. Sho was virtually engaged to an
other, and that makes me feel all the
worse. I do not know what her father or
brothers will -av when they hear tho news.
I ovpect her brothers will be "very
ts thev were unnoted to her marry-
ing thi- voung man. Several niehts ago
he came out to the house to see Fay. and
1 rciused him her company, asking him to
wait for several weeks, f thought their
friendship was becoming serious and that
was the reaton I asked him to watt."
COST OF CRUISERS
riesidcnt's Use of'avy Vessels
for rieasnre Trials Leads to
EXPENSE GREATLY INCREASED.
Slph. Which Ts Practically Roose
velt's Pleasure Launch, Con
sumes ; Tons of Coal a
Day A hen in Action.
Washington, Julj 25. Critlciisni of the
President for using the Dolphin, Maj'flower
and Sylph of the Navj- for his personal and
official cruises assumes that the Govern
ment Is put to a. great cost In consequence.
Thee vessels are all in the United States
Xnv The Dolphin has been used as a dis
patch boat by the Secretary of the Navy
and bv pieidential parties ever since she
went into commission, except during the
war. when i-he was continuously on the Ha
vani and Santiago blockades.
The M-ij flower was also on dutj- during
the war and since the war has been used as
the flagship by Admiral Dewey in the Carib
bean maneuvers and has accompanied the
lleet to the Azores.
But she lias been considerably used by the
President as Commander-in-Chief of the
Tlie Sjlph is piactically the President's
pleasure launch The cot of maintaining
tnese vessels eomes out of the general main
tenance fund of the navj. When on an or
dinary cruise the Mayflower will burn an
-iv cragc of thirty-six tons of coal a day.
Tho cost of this coal is ?2 SO a ton. making
approximate cost of daily consumption of
This means 1100 more than when the ves
sel is at anchor and all fires are banked.
The further cost of running the vessel, over
and above the cost when at anchor, does
not exceed, it Is estimated, 123 a day.
The Sjlph burns an average of ten tuns
a day when on an oidinary cruise, nnd tho
additional expense is not to exceed 0 a day
over and above what it costs to maintain
her at anchor with fires banked.
It iots, according to Captain Baird. an
engineer officer formerly aboard her, about
J40 a day for coal for the Dolphin.
E. CABLE DEAD.
I'aiiious New York Restaurateur
Was (i.T Years Old.
New York, Julv 23 Thnma. V? e.M .ll-.i
ill his hotel at Midland Beach, Staten Island,
c-.ieiuay. jio nau been in failing health
for a jeir and had been confined to his bed
'"' "" Por to ins death. Heart failure
was the cau.e of death. .Mr. Cable was 63
ilSZS, "e?l?-"nLSnrs JIr. Cable had a res
MioTS . v,' ls2,UrJwa5-. It was one of
fi,?tt"Viren pI"ces downtown, and was
frequented by many prominent men. Amone
Won S,raen Lnt'led at the timeTi"h
Sifnfl'n011 as Commodore Vander
bilt, Daniel Drew and William R. Travers.
MRS. SCHOTT OUT ON BOND.
Surrenders in Judge Douglas's
Court and Gives 5,000 Securitv.
Mrs. Jennie Schott, who is jointly charged
in an indictment with M. M. Fitzgerrell cf
St. Louis. Nell Gentry and L. M. Jones of
Kansas City with obtaining furniture val
ued at $40,000 by false pretenses, surrendered
in Judge JJouglas's court yesterday morn
ing and gave bond for her appearance.
' Mrs. Schott appeared with her Iawj-r
and Adolph Wiillner and Robert J. Guthrie,
who signed her bond for $5,000. It is alleged
that Gentry. Fitzgerrell, Jones and Mrs.
CfChoit obtained thn furtiiH.rA rmM rHwM
Iiauaner, a. Franklin avtmift merchant' "
Fiiends of Senator in Washington
Discredit Story That He Will
Seek the Nomination.
POWER IN CONGRESS GREAT.
He Is Minority's Leading Member
of Senate -Committee on Appro
priations and Wields Potent
Influence in Legislation.
Thp Republic Bureau.
Hth St. and Pennsjleania Av.
Washington, July 23. The story sent from
Jefferson City to a Chicago paper that a
movement is on foot, to securo the nomina
tion of Senator Cockrell for the presidency
is not taken seriously by bis friends at the
It is, in fact, discredited rather emphat
ically. It Is stated by those who should
know that Senator Cockrell will be a can
didate for re-election to the Senate, where
he has served witli distinction and continu
ously since 1875. He never held any other
civil office and, it is said, has had no ambi
tion for any other.
The effect of his being a candidate for the
presidency would be to eliminate him from
the canvass for re-election to the Senate in
1904. His friends here state that he has not
indicated any such purpose, but, on the con
trary, has given evidence of his strong de
sire to return to the Senate, where he holds
and for many jears has held an Influential
position, being upon many Important com
mittees nnd high In the councils of his
In matters of genuine importance Senator
Cockrell's Influence in the Senate probably
Is greater than tlat of any other man on
the Democratic side, and would bo so tin
' der either a Democratic or Republican ad-
. " , ,
The Breat power In the Senate, and. In
' fact, in both branches of Congress, is the
, fommitteft nn AnnronHntirms r.enerM
Cockrell Is the leading minority member of
that committee and will not be displaced
while he remains In that bod
Under the peculiar organization of the
Senate all bills carrjing an appropriation
are controlled to a great degree by this
committee and not bj- various committees
as In the House. The Agriculture Appro
priation Bill, for instance, does not go ex-cluslvelj-
to the Committee on Agriculture,
but the part relating to appropriations goes
to the Committee on Appropriations; and
so with other important bills. Hence the
STeat influence wleWcd by the Appropria
tions Committee aad by Senators who axe
members of It.
It was largely by reason of this fact that
St. Louis was able to secure an appropria
tion or $3.000.0u0 for the World's Fair at
a time when Philadelphia, Buffalo and
Charleston were refused amounts lnflnltelj"
snall by comparison. Should the Senate
become Democratic, Senator Cockrell would
be' the chairman of this great committee In
place of Mr. Allison of Iowa.
It Is often said by those who are familiar
with the Government that all In all Chair
mar. Allison Is a more influential man in
legislation than the President of the United
Allison, it Is known, would not become a
candidate for the Republican nomination,
being entirely satisfied with the great in
fluence he now wields in all matters of
legislation. While the presidency ls"ought
by even the highest Americans, Mr. Allison
has discouraged tho mention of his name
as a candidate in recent years, and General
Cockrell's friends believe that, under the
circumstances, he would not enter any
contest for the nomination.
In the absence of uny statement from him
to the contrarj. they maintain that there
is nothing serious In the talk of the move
ment mentioned In the Jefferson City dis
patch. Although there are committees' of Con
gress which have nominallj- a more dis
tinguished standing than that of Appro
priations, there are none which are prolific
of such great practical results. Rules,
Ways and Means and Foreign Relations
are much sought even by the older mem-
J btra of the Senate and House, but thoe
who desire to serve their constituencies the
irost seek to get places upon Appropria
tions In the Senate it takes many jears tn se
cure a commanding place upon the com
mittee named, and when once attained It is
not lightly relinquished, either, bj- the mem
ber thus favored, or bj- his constltuencj.
From the Appropriations Committee of
the House Mr. Cannon of Illinois goes to
the Speakership. But Mr. Cannon has
more than once acknowledged tho impo
tency of his committee compared with the
overwhelming power of the Senate. In the
(.losing da-s of the last session he referred
to it in vigorous terms, but it is not at all
probable that the Senate will relinquish any
gf its advantages in this respect.
As the matter is understood by General
Cockrell's friends in Washington he would
be a positive candidate for re-election to
the Senate and will not be a candidate for
any other office nor encourage A,ny move
ment In that direction.
Indiana Plant Is Damaged ?1 00.000
at Terre Haute.
Terre Haute. Ind., July 23 Damage to the
extent of JlOO.OOo was done this arteruoon
to the Majestic Distiller) of the Indiana
Distilling Company. The fire started from
an explosion. The plant was built In ISM at
a cost of $300,000. The damage is fullv cov
ered bv- insurance.
Firemen McClellan and Peyton were se-
:ieiy Hurt aim M-erii empioj'es were
slightly injured. Thirty thousand bushels
of corn were destroj-ed. The fire was kept
from the great spirit tanks, thus preventing
an explosion. A dozen adjoining barns
caught life, but the damage to them was
not large. The plant Is owned by the Stand
ard pistlllihg and Distributing Company of
ACCUSED OF PLOTTING.
Petersburg, July 25. The Novoe
Vremja to-day publishes a dispatch
from Vladivostok which says sev
eral Korenn Ministers and high dig
nitaries are suspected of being con
cerned in a plot against the Empress
of Korea, and it Is 'expected that a
they will b dismissed and arrested 2T
MRS. WILLIAM F. FOSTER OF ST. LOUIS
IS HEROINE OF NASHVILLE FIRE.
MRS. WILLIAM F. FOSTER,
St. Louis woman who was the heroine in Xahville lire
Mrs. William F. Foster of No. 2334 Gamble
street was the heroine yesterday morning in
a hotel fire at Nashville, Tenn., where Fhe
has been visiting for nearly a year.
Through her efforts fifty lives were saved
-Mrs. Foster is visiting at the Coramercia
Hotel at Nashville, which her uncles E
and Paul Schoenpflug. own. At 2.30 o'clock
Saturday morning she was awakened by
fnme' J?l SPran5 fr0m bed and "hcd
to the kitchen, whence the smoke came
When she opened the door the flames
Mrs. Foster then went through the co'
ridors of the hotel, arousing the guests, nnd
Struggle at Vatican Uetween
Friends of Candidates for Papal
Throne Grows Violent.
LEO'S BODY LAID TO REST.
Imposing Ceremony iu the Hall of
ilip Consistory, at Which Por-
1 uguese Ambassador and
SII.VlL UV CVUI.K TO THE NEW YOItK
IIESRALD AND THE T. LOUIS IIEIT1IMC.
Rome. Julv 23. (Copyright. 1903.)-Th-5
struggle between Hit- Cardinal- who are
partisans ot the various) ano!dates tor the
Papal See l becoming more and more d
perate everj- day.
In the I.ii-t dav or two violent attacks
have been made on Cardinal VIncenzo Vnn
utelli because he had written a .letter to
each of the foreign Cardinals in which ho
recommended the election of his brother.
Cardinal Serafino Vanutelli.
But things have gone even further, for a
number of Monsignors have been sent to
meet various Cardinal- before thev reach
Rome to trj to persuade them to vote for
one or the other of the candidates.
A number of the Cardinals have be.n
promised some important post at the Vati
can to obtain their vote.
An anonjmoiis pamphlet has been pub
lished containing accusations again-t Car
dinal Rampolla and has been forwarded to
all the Curdinals.
Another pamphlet, also anonjmous, gives
a pretended history of the Illicit fashion
in which Cardinal Serallno Vanutelli ac
cumulated ids fortune.
ui. a t oi ail the weapons emploved
r or against various "papabill" would b
an endless one. Of course. It I- not the
"papabilll" themselves who are the :m-
Ihors or lnplrer- of tbee pamphlets.
Thej- are the work of their too zealous
On the struke of mlddaj-. a ihe'mion
gun from the Ca-tle of St. Angelo wa"
tired, the lvlng-lntute of the body of
Pope Leo XIII came quietlv to an end,
and those few who still lingered at the
gates of the Chap.-l of the Sacrament In
St. IVter's were ordered to leave, and -ome
two or three hundred person-, including
Cardinal Goo-sens, nno armeJ from
Methlln just In time, passed slowly oil! St.
Peter's onto the sunlit piazza, and the
world's lat farewell to the great Pope was
Ten minutes later Italian Infantry ami
geiuiariues poureu out ot the basilica and
lined up on the. steps in imposing nnaj-.
The outer gates were then closed, and the
body of the late Pope was left to tho tender
care of those who had watched hv Leo
XIII in his lifetime.
The preparations for this evening's Inter
RECEPTION TO DIPLOMATS
AN IMPOSING CEREMONY.
The most imposing ceremony to-day was
the reception by the Sacred College, in the
hall of the conslstorj-, of the whole diplo
matic body accredited to the Vatican.
All the dlplomnts wore gorgeous uniforms
and the Cardinals had on their magnificent
violet robes and were seated in -huge arm
chalts, according to the right of prece
dence. The Portuguese Ambassador. H. Martins
d'AnUg. dean of the Diplomatic Corps, vva8
at the head of the body. He advanced and
delivered an address in French, expremlng
the sorrow of all the Powers at the death,
carried women and children out of the
burning building. Fortunatelj- she was un
injured. Mrs Foster Is the wife of William Foster,
i compositor on the St Louis Star. She is
ut 2S j eaf old and is in delicate health.
-or this reason her friends in this citj- were
rt-atl- surprised to hear that she carried
people out of a burning building.
She has one boj aged S jears. .he is
expected to return to this citj- soon. ,
The Commercial Hotel was burned about
two jears ago. when Mrs. M. Keener, the
mother of Mrs. Foster, and who also re
sides at No. 2S34 Gamble street, was visit
ing there. The hotel was recently remodeled
and was th-iught to be fireproof. The loss
Is about ST.O'O.
of Pope Leo, who had acquired the uni
versal esteem of the world.
Cardinal Oreglia. dean of the College of
Cardlnak, ro-e and answered in Italian. Ha
thanked the diplomats In the name of the
Sacred College for the part all the Govern
ments had taken in the mourning of the
church. He eulogized Pope Leo and his
work during the long pontificate and end
ed with express-ng the hope that God will
suggest to the Sacred College a worthy
successor to Leo XIII.
After this the members of the diplomatic
body klss-ed the hands of all the Cardinals
and especiallj- congratulated Cardinal Oreg
lia on the sentiments he had expressed and
Tihlch produced the best of Impressions.
WOMEN WILL BE EXCLUDED.
Will Xot Re Admitted to Pope Me
morial Services at Music Hall.
No women are to be permitted to attend
the memorial servios In honor of the late
Pope Ls which are to be held bv- the gen
tral laitj next Wednesdaj- evening at Mu-ic
Hall. Till- was the deei-inn of the Hxeou
tive'Committee. which held a special meet
The a-stmblj- will be addressed bv- prom
inent speakers. A special Invitation has
been sent to all representative- of the State
and citj- governments. repieentatives of
all religions and professional and bu-ine
men in general, including foreign represent
atives to the World's Fair who may be in
the city at the time
ROBERT FITZSIMM0NS WEDS
MRS. JULIA MAY GIFF0RD.
Former riinmiilmi I'okIIUi f thr
World n nil (lie I'rltnn lloiimt pe
Vlnrrled In iiii I'riinrlseo.
S.in Franci-co. July 23 RoL,rt Fitzim-moii-.
former champion heavj--wen;lit pugil
ist of the world, and Mrs juna .uv c.U
ford. the actress, were united in marriage
this afternoon at the Palac- Hotel; Justice
of the Peace Daniels performing the cere
monv. Only about thirty per-ons. including sev
eral prominent local citizens, were present.
George Dawon was best man. and Ml-s
Darrell. an actress of the same company In
which Mrs. GlfTon! plajed In Clucjgo. wa
the bridesmaid. The newlv marriwl couple
attended the theater to-iifcht. and to-mor-nuv
will leave for Harbin Springs.
HE WOULD NOT BUY THE BEER.
lohn MCiie Shot Cyrii-. Foui in
(JjiiariM Over Drink.
Springfield. III.. July 23 Cym- Fori! of
Rldgeij, brother of Con-table Gab.- I'ord of
that villiipe was -hot and tlatally wounded
this evening bj John .McCue. u jouth
whom he had n-aulted a -hort time before.
McCue emptied two loads from a iloublc
barr.Ud shotgun Into Ford's left shoulder
McCue surrendered to the authorities He
said that Ford hid been tmpo-lng on him
and had declared he woald whip him everj-
li.i.r ot- Miv mm. oecau-e -Vlce'iie would
not buy beer for him. Ford met McCue
this evening and struck him. McCue went
direct to his heme anil. sclrinS ns shot
gun, returned and shot .Ford.
MI Phelim Does nl Improve.
P.EP UBLIC SPECIAL
Ashevllie. N. C, July 23. At WInj-ah San
itarium to-night it was given out that Miss
Helena Phelps 3 very low. Her condition
does not improve in the slightest, although
no complications have developed to-daj-, or
In fact during the last five daj-s. In answer
to a direct inqulrj- as to whether Miss
Phelps would recover, an evasive answer
was given by one of the sanitarium phj
slcians. Lexlngtun Water I'rnncliUe.
I.xlngtor. .Mo.. July 23.-At a -pedal
ejection to-dav. a twentj-jear franchise, at
the price of $3 500 a j-car, was granted to
itutMV Koane. proprietor of tho Lexing
ton vHtrworks. There wrra only claht
votes aHnst the proposition.
TRAT RE WILL SUE
EDITOR FOR LIBEL
Threatens to Get Even
With William Allen
White for Accusing
Him of Briberv,
'NEVER BOUGHT LEGISLATION."
Titist LobbviVt Asserts He Is a Re-"
sponsible Man With the CVnr-
aire of His Convictions.
'BLACKMAIL SCHEME OF LEE'S.;-
When He Gets Time Kelley Says
lie Will Pursue the Emporia,
Kas.. Writer Says He
Topeka, Kas., July 23. Recently William
Allen White published the statement In his
Emporia paper that D. J. Kellej-. the bak
ing powder trust lobbjist. had bragged that
he had bought several State Legislature?.
Kansas among the cumber. A local paper
here communicated with Kellej- for a veri
fication of this statement.
Mr. Kellej- has replied from Niagara-oa-the-Lake.
"This whole business is a blackmailing
scheme of Lee's. The trial which will be
held .In Jefferson City July 2S will show th
true inwaroness of the matter.
INFAMOUS LIBEL. '
'The statement of William Allen White
is an infamous libel and one I shall pursue
him for when I get time to get after him.
He will find he Is not dealing with an Irre
sponsible man. but one vio has both the v
means and courage to maintain his rights.
Please send me the statement of White; I
have not seen It."
"Suffice it to say now that If White savs
I have had anj- corrupt connection or"
transaction of any kind with the Kansas or
anj- other legislature of this coantrj'.
he has linl out of the whole cloth. It fs
upward of ten years since I visited Kan
sas " 1
The editorial In White's paper, which T"'
Kellej- denies, follows:
"If the direct charge of boodling made
bj- Kelley. the Missouri corrustionlst. Is
not investigated bj- the Republicans this
J ear and proved fal-e or trw. and It true
the scoundrels punished, the people will
takf the matter up next jear at the polls-
"There I- nothing so important in politics
as cleanliness. It would not hurt the .Re
publican partj- In Kansas a bit to haver
it proved that five leaders In each houss
w ere 'corrupt, if the Republicans prove It
and punbh the offenders." '
"Kelly, the corrupt agent of the Baking
Powder Trust, sajs that he once bought
the Kansas Legislature. His remark will
ccue a laugh to -pread over the Stale.
That kind of -neer should call for the stern
est inve-tlgatioiu Political briberj' and cor
ruption are no giggling matters."
DEATHS AND BIRTHS IN THE -.
CITY DECREASED LAST WEEK
Mxlceii Persons Died of Heat Proa-
trntion llnrluK thr l.nat Seven
TIKCV KHOM HOHTURV
VM HKM.TII RKPORTS.
Deaths In St. Louis last week 231
Deaths previous week 2M
Birth. Ia-t week 17J
Births previous week ..263
Deaths Ia-t week from beat stroke. IS
Deaths last week from consump
During the iat week 231 deaths occurred
in St Ijuls. .ind 173 births were reportedT
' Duilng the previous week 230 deaths oc
curred and 263 births were reported.
The causesof death last week were: Zy
motic disea-es. 32; constitutional diseases,
16; local dlejsr, 109; developmental dul
eise. 31; violence, 13; diphtheria. 2; whoop
ing cough. 1: Uphold fever. 9; malarial fe
ver. 3; diarrhea. 2, pjaemla and seDtlcac-
mla, 11. -jphlll-. 1; other zvmotlc diseasss.
2. canter and malignant tumor. 7; phthisis
and tuberculosis puimonarj-. 23; marasmus,
tabt-. meseiiterica and scrofula. 12; hydro
cephalus, tubercular meningitis, 3; other
constitutional di-ease". 1; bronchitis. I;
pneumonia. S, other diseases of the respira
tor organs. I, disease. 0f tne circulatory
svstem, 3; meningitis and encephalitis. J;
convulsions and trisnn., S; heat stroke. IS;
apop!ev 4; other diseases of the brain and
mrvoiis sjstrm. 7; ciirhosis of liver and
hepatitis, b; enteritis, gastro-enteritls, peri
tonitis and va-tnti-. e2. Bright's disease,
and nephritis. 11; diseases of the locomotory
organ", ;; ar,,,..,. 0f the Integument. 1; cy
anosis, l; inanition, 10; puerperal diseases.
-; -enilitv, 13; other developmental diseases.
3: "urgic-.il operation. 1; suicide. 2; homicide,
1. ai-cidentr. S.
Kiftj--clght were under 1 year, seventeen
between I and 3 jears and fortj-nine over
Two cases of smallpox wer reported at
the s-t. Loio Ileilth Department last week,
diphtheria, ten case-, four death-; scarl
tlin. nine c.ie. no death; typhoid feyex,
llftv cases, eight deaths; measles, five caiei.
no deaths: whooping cough, four case?,
three ileiths; consumption, twenty-one
case.all fatal. l
MEETS DEATH UNDER ENGINE.
Unidentified .Man Struck While
An unidentified man was crushed to death
beneath the wheels of a switch engine at
Lewis and Ashlej- streets at 1 o'clock yes
terday afternoon. The wheels pawed
across his breast.
None of the crew In charge of the en-
sine could tell the police how the man met "il
death. No one saw him until tho emrtn. y., I
,.IM1 t-l - ..-.
The victim was about 35 yearn nM ,nri
well dressed. He was 5 feet 10 Inches tall. H
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