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TTIE EEPrr.LIC: SUNDAY. OCTOBEE 25. 1003.
wJ -TSffgffiy; --;:.:tfi4i,T-'.-j.w.TsejJttaALJiAJT:.fii
Qn iNIO.lday lo cach lad3 or gentleman
We want you to see what progress we
are making at the big co-operative store.
At the present time wc have on our
Anything You Wight 15 eed
In tha Wav of Furniture
All marked in plain figures one price to all
( per cent off for cash.
25 Per Gent Lower Than Any
Other Store in St. Louis.
We would be pleased to take your order.
We will sell to each lady or gentleman caller
one share of the capital stock of this com
pany FOR $1.00 this will make you a full
fledged partner in the largest store of its
kind in the United States. By being a part
ner you receive a special discount off of all
your purchases and also share in profits of
the company. This is co-operation.
Call early. Doors open at S a. m.
25 Union Salesmen Wanted for Monday.
I. J, Sfi&LY
F0B11T0RE AND OMPET 00.
TWELFTH AND OLIVE STS.
Official Forecast Announced for
To-Day and To-jlorrow.
Washington. Oct. 2L Forecast:
Illinois ralr Sunday and Monday, with ri
Kansas and Nebraska-Fair Sunday and Mun
dav : cooler Monday
baslern Tm Hair Sunday and Monday:
warmer In eastern jwrtion Sunday.
Arkansas. Oklahoma and Indian Territory
l"alr Sunoav and Monday.
Weetem Texas Fair Sunday and Monday.
Missouri and Iowa rair Sunday and Monday;
El- Louie. Saturday. Oct- 21. IA
1 a. in. 7 p. rn.
Barometer. Inches ???? S"55
Temperature; degrees -Jt'K Jf"!vJ
Humidity, per cent ...S.W "-''
Pliectlon of wind M- w
Velocity of wim
Weather at 7 a. m.. part cloudy; at T p. nu.
clear. Maximum temperature, ei: minimum
temperature o.t Stave of river. K.C feet.
HOWARD I!. BOW It.
Department of Agriculture. Weather Bureau.
Meleoxo.ogicai olervatiGns received at St.
Louis. Octooer SI. 1WJ. at 6:49 p. m. local time
and s p. m. seventy-nfth meridian time. pl
ervat.M made at the same moment of time
at all stations. . ... ..
AM.ene S t .... ta.ar
Amu-tllo S 62 TJ .... laear
Atlanta N W - Car
Bismarck NE 51 ' t-J'ar
IniSalo W H - ''ar
charlotte N 41 So .... Cloudy
Chattanooga N II & .... C.ear
ClrclnnaU SW It K .... Clear
Cleveland S 41 Clear
(lilt-ago SW II '. .... Cear
Ojlumuus JCW l .... 2ar
Cairo N II M -- Clear ,
Caiaarv Calm u .... J't-cloudy
ct.ey.nne -....2i S 6v .... Cloudy
Concordia -T... .s l 7C .... Clear
IHilutu Xff W SI Clear
Dubuque S is M .... clear
Davenport SW 4 U .... Char
I. Moines SW M G .... Clear
IKiiur .NB TJ .... Clear
I)odee Cty SB 58 Tl .... Clear
II I'aao SB C TO .... Clear
Fort Smith W M .... dear
Oalveston N 6S .... Clear
t;rand Jlaven SW IS .... Clear
Crand Junction ..'. NW W .... Cear
Huron N 1-t.c.oudy
Havre SW C 7 .... Cear
JlcUna SW 51 61 .... Clear
Indianapolis W II e .... Clear
Jacksonville N 5: S e2HI,!ar
Kansas aty SB Cl .... Clear
Utt.e Rock N M : .... Clear
Louisville NW i .... Clear
lender B 'I Clear
MontBomery N M " J3.H
Memphis N K 66 .... (-.ear
Maruuette N EI : .... Clear
Modena SB M .... Cear
NewVorJt SW 50 .... Clear
Norfolk N g -1" 5f'n,
New Orleans N M 62 .... J lr
Nastvlle N 14 ... . r
Nm-th Matte -s g W .... Cear
OmaBa " S-JH
Okiahom -S 60 ; .... "ear
mlladelphla b S 15 "" S?af T
l"altne N J"" ggtf
l'arkersbun: N J 1 -- QjJJ
St. Paul S 51 SJ yar
sSineneW. iu sw s; .... cir
rSSsT SW IS S3 .... Clear
sprtn3rfd-iio.. .w - ;;r
Salt tjile SW t Oear
SantaFe K " - "Mr
sS AntSoto SB J4 - C-ear
WC,'"a EDWABD H."yOW?i
STATKMKNT (IKIIAMC AVHSIACCS.
Lonni ami IJoiiohIIb SIioiv Becrense
for tlie AVcefc.
New York. Oct. :i -The statement of aver-
eirts cf the ciearins-hoUK banks of this city
?ir the -stM-k hnir&.
Ivians. tyxt.au.W). decrease. J1.KT..SOS.
Iierosits. VkSVllW: decnase fc'lAJM.
Circulation. tl5.fc& Increase. SUS.I-U.
Iral tender;. WKl.:. Increase. JIU.SjO.
huecle. Ji;i.TW f-K.. decrease. (!!..
R. rve. 2I JT3.JO0; decrease. .l.
Kcservo letiuuvd. !l.Se. decrease. J.15.-
Surplns. tl-.tU.Hli; Increase. I5C1.SS.
The Frnancitr thi week saj-s; The rso?t sr
Prtslnc: feature of the official statement of the
New York As-cociate.1 Banks last week was the
Mlmofct unprecdentedlv mtmII change of only
0. m the cah reserve, there being a loss of
tMs amount Tai-i seems iulte inexplicable
wIri the fact Is corsidcrrd that the traeWe
r-o meets of money durlnir the week showed
an estimated Iom et n.s3i.uiA of cash On the
irte-bank movement alone the loss was S..U5.
(4tM.anu ti-ls rncrcd.d the transfer through the
Kubtreattrry I .' to Baltimore, and of tL
:Ti (" to New O-leara
It Is poss.ble that the average system may
partly account for the difference between tre
estimated alid the actual loss of cash, the
, H lenient to Bait mo e through tnc Treasury
and directl from tlie banks having been
heaviest early but that tu New Orleans a
c mlauous. each day recording transf rs to that
point Larre reili ts by tno of the ban,
aided In on-setting this try other Ir.etltntlers
Tih requited reserve was reduced S51l.tf
thiongh the decrease cf COSCMs In depois
and dedu'-tlng frm this sum tire less of $T "SO
cash. aboe. leaves 3511.30) as the Increase
in surplus reserve to Jlt.Sil.li'f Calculated tlpori
the basis of dep sits, less toose or IJI.iW.eSO of
public funds, the surplus Is K?.:l.53. It may
be Dotted that the statement falls to balance
by M37.300. The total resulting from the de
crease of Jl.M6.s09 in loans, and the Ices of
n.0l cash calling for IL168.5 less d-poelt.
wbereas the decrease In this Item was Ji.!90.
The surplus reserve of J17.SII.C. as above,
compares with (17.781.43. In the corresponding
week a year ago.
it should be stated, howoer. that ths sur
plus was augmented In that wek of 35n.
trraurh theJisbur ment by the Secretary cf tfca
rvasuTT of about n7.GQ0.0O3 for bonds. wheh
iff: bad purchased, the crjtc! of lellrrlng tho
by i-;r .mrared w.th the I'r'V'TJ'Tk
AVrV Arman, .hang.. shwn bv Ust w ek .
birk stat. ment was an mo.-i u. r -
JSts show a decrease of Wi! ,T.5' e e
a.erage of clearirg Ust week was !
acMnst JlS7.M.s In the previous , "f'1
fn?'?frinS;''on Saturday r.fet ng te lsl
ness of I'riday. ere I146.lli.lsi. or p .
below the dally average The comparison
cha?ge in the Item of lans show that tHe
tint, talned J).0 net. -id one of these ln
uUom UrVelTincWased Its discounts. Threo
of thesTbanks W JJuftOW net In cash.
Xerr York Stoclt Unotatlotta.
Louis. Oct. :i.-The foLowlte shows the
oPentnhTgheet: lowest and closlag QUJtatlcns
rir.h. vew Yori MhK txchange ta-day: Cr
recJed ialk f " The Kej.ubJc by V. H. Fraa
cS BrS Z Co.. bonds and rtoOs. Ill North
Fourth street. close
Am. liitton Oil
Am. Unseed ... ...... --
Am. LoeomotUo Ivrt lZn
Am? Smeit':::: 'is i iw "s c ,
m&-:::::: ""& P "& "Ji
:::::::: $? 4 $
Z JIV::::::::: il& sR sk Ik &
&ri i-acifc .... S3., mvj us, iwte ii5 ;.
ntral of N. J. 1 Kt. .- -J
do. pfd ;.. v!- I ii
Chl CL West.. " H'i - tl-s '
C." N. W.t. 3W Ki MS IC 3, 1
Chicago Term s1
C.. C a St.
Coki."F."&"l.'."."." " "i'i "" .- jj. ?.f
Colo. South J KJs - Sit i
Do. w :ii nv, Ml
Cf.n as . .T---
Cin. Toll, pfd.- 31 11 .... .... 11 J
tjont froa .... . - ;:j
Da. nfd .
D. I & W......
D. & It. O
n.neral niec ...
Hock. Valley ...
...... ... s&
s.t) K S'. a :: I74
S) 4 I? 481 45S
wiu us I1
"" iHh ins ui" lii" m.
T.- .- S Jt-
ii. p'fj ."....'. JJH
k. c. s y
u'fc n"..::::.::: Tw w" iw
ManhatUn Con.. WO I3JH MH i"
Met. Securities.. 3" .-- .."s
Met! StTlty ..I 4l:Cl417 7 KT7H
Mesican Cent ... 3W 1 vA
M fK.I'S.S.11 SJH
M. : St. 1. '
M. K a.- T Jj
MlseOTrt1 l'ac"." 1::;" "" ). W. tH, .
Nat. lllMmlt -Jfi
Natkia' Lld JlS.
N. V. A r Brake fil US 11 Hi 1I HI
N. Y Cental.. 1, H7i 11SH 11 11B4 1
N. Y.. C & St. I. l' l ?4 3
N V O V.-. H 9K4 S 3H 20 ?
Norfolk & West 3M KS SS 11 tig rc1;
No. Am. Co. Wt
rac Coast Co. 41
I-acinc Mail V
Pennsylvania ... C5- IliS 1WH "' l' l'H
IVo Gas or Chl 1M 9Vi ' 3H MS i
P.. C. C & St. I. W ) Cfl t
lresed Steel Car SI
Reading ltS 44i 45 i 4P, 4Jti
Rep. S. & I 7H
Do SI 3 Si SHi tSi SS'i r-
Rvk Island .... :. M? 3 21s, ! HI
Do pfJ 13 t
Ft. 1. i P. I'. Jl M Wi fitili ll't 4SH
st. u a. w u4
South. Pacific .. S.e9 i" 414 4t, 414 HI
sith. nr - - i
Tenn. C & I.... 43 SSi 3 Mt& S r.
Tesss Iseiflc Si.
T-. St. I., .fc W - li
Do pfd 5-J 3 2 SV.
fr.lon R-tg 1. S
Union Pacific .. 7. 7S 7I4 i 7W, T,
Do. pM el
TJ S. Ivathcr. 74
Do. Pfd 31 7S 7s, 7H
F. S. Realty.... Si rt, IN
U. S. Steel .1M lti 1S 1J, 1H 'IS
Do. pfd ITS" &"" KXi K t4 SH
Va. Caro. Ch.... 1 ! S
Wsbash llt 1" 1S li .
Do. pfd le) 31Vj 51 1, 31 31 11 H
W. & I n H
Do Id it
Western t"nion .... .... .... S!
Ws. O-ntral 1"!
Do. pfd .... .... 3Si
Total sales. ia.m
?ferr York Curb SInrbet.
New Tork. Oct. SI Transactions In the curb
market to-dav lneloded S Manrmfsn Trsn'
at 11. l' rorwlldeted IUe Superior at . s
Northern Securities at W. can common at
i. or the nrefer-ed at - and Qeshn-rd
st IS The Copper stocks were the or-tr aetle
feature, ard rfatlnes there Inetded fnn
Tennessee which adrarerd from ri tn 3f.
and ISas Greene from 1SK to 1TH The rooee
ment In the copper stocks was cenerslle ac
cepted as belnc due to the dnsinc dMn of
the mines or the Amalgamated Copner Com
pany. nngrelniann Clnb Meetlnr;.
The Engelmann Botanical Club will hold
ta next meeting at the Central Hleh
Fhool to-morrow nlpht nt S o'clock. F V
Tsylor. Chief of the Department of Aeri
culture nnd Horticulture of the World's
Fair, will give the address of the evening.
err Public School nnlldlne.
Altamoct. I1L. Oct 2L School District
No. 6 of Mound Township. In Effingham
County, voted to-day to erect a new
public school building lo thl city. The
structure will cost about 30.000.
RAILWAY TO BUILD
Xow York Central lMamiin t
Establish Electric Car Service
sis Suburban IlraiicJies.
TO SAVE LOCAL TRAFFIC.
Could Not Ptaud ComiHjtition or
Indiiciidi'nt Compauics and
Will Absorb 3Iany or Tbi-ai
Tlirougliout the State.
Xtt York. Oct St The Now York Cen
tral Railroad is planning to establish
electric roads as suburban branches, in
tlw central and western part of this
State, in order to save locil trafflc, which
baa been cut Into heavily by the tnde-pend.-nt
The policj" which the Central adopted
two years asro for meetln; trolley compe
tition by redudna; far.-!" and ir.creautlrui the
nunilH-r of trains, has proved ineffective.
A section of the Rome. Watertown and
OpJ. r.-Surs Iilillroad. which is leased t
he X.-w York Central, is to be equipped
wttn electricity, it is claimed, and New
York tvmral trolley cars can b run to
a: d from all points alone the southern
sh'.ru : L.tku Ontario.
Tim ijrojoct will possibly also absorb
the xt.n.-ive ilochesler and suburban
WILL SIXO:lTS 3I.IX I.IXK.
snntH r- Will llulld n 234J-3IIIC Cut
Topeka. Ka.. Oct 2L President H P.
Ripley of the Santa Pe road, announces
that as soon as the prestnt flurry is end
1 .n VVall street that a 250-me cut-off
Will be bolit to shorten the main line of
the road- The new line will start at
lielin. fiiriy mi!es south of Albuquerque.
i.nd run tast to Texlcn. Tex., where con
mrtian will be made with tho Santa Fe
s.st.m r.H'rated south from Kansas.
"Wlon thU lite is completed the portion
of te road from 1 Junta to Albunuemue
uiil be almi d nei for ov. rland purpo-es.
The I i h-st L'r-ade on t-e new cutff
w II 1h- f.et to tho mi e an I that only
or a s.iort dw.anee. On the overland
r..ute the a.t tude Is 7.SK feet at Raton
ur.il T.:i at G orietta.
Ofllelnl Deny Alllnnee.
Denver. Oct. :i. The report of an alli
ance between the Rio Grande nnd the
Denver Northwestern and I'cIBc la de
nied at the office of the latter road In this
cltj. "The route described as havmic
been taken by us into Silt I-ike City has
ncer even lieen negotiated for." said one
of the rond'p official "The way we will
est Into Salt Ivike Cltr h:.s not been de
elded yet but the one described is not the
one we will take."
DURAND'S APPOINTMENT AS
AMBASSADOR IS CONFIRMED
Ilrltlsh IleprcenlUe nt Mndrlil
III ucceed Mr Michael Her
bert nt Anhlnt:toii.
London. Oct 2t The Associated Press
Is able to announce the appointment of
Sir Henry Mortimer Durand. the British
Ambassador at Madrid, as British Ambas
sador to the United States to succeed
the late Sir Michael Herbert,
OOlclal announcement of the appoint
ment, however, will not be made until
Monday, when the Klnp; will formally sign
Washington. Oct, M. In response to an
Inoulry from the British Government, the
Secretary cf State has said that the Presi
dent will be clad to receive Sir Henry
Mortimer Durand. now Brltbsh Amhasii
dor at Madrid, as Ambassador of KlnK
Dltvard to the United States, to succeed
the late Sir Michael II. Herbert.
CompUInc; with custom, the British For
eign Ofllce asked the State Department If
Sir Henry Durand's appointment would be
satisfactory to tho United States, and the
return of an affirmative answer means
that he will 1 sent to Washington.
Sir Henry Durand began the practice of
law In ISTi but went Into the British
Bengal civil service the next year. In 1STI
he entered the Indian branch of the For
eign Oilice- Most of his early official serv
Ice was in India. In 1S3I be received his
first diplomatic appointment as Minister
to Persia and In 1M was transferred to
Madrid as Ambassador.
COURT SUSTAINED O'DONNELL
Order in Coiiti'iniit Proceedings
Diniiss d in Chicago.
J. F. 0DonncII of No. 3S East Grand
avenue returned yesterday from Chicago,
where he had been to answer a charge ol
contempt of the United States Court. The
case was In connection with the settle
ment of the estate of Sandor S. Blencr. at
one time a banker of that city. O'Don
nell was pureed of the charge of eon
tempt and paid over to the trustee lll.
There had been some controversy over
the amount due. but Mr. O'Donnell's con
tention was nurtalned by the court.
A statement itade that O'Donnei was
laktn to Chicago under arrest chanted
with embezzlement was incorrect, lie be
inif only clled for contempt of court. He
had no no: ice of the citation and departed
immediately to answer the court's sum
mons. He w.is punted of the chance with
out going into court, and his accounts
Kdaar Storv if Maoism, who sras shot three
times on Tuesday by his W-jrear-old stepson,
Karl IIcnsn. was reported In a drnc eorarl
tkm yesterday. It was stated at the Shmriirs
office that the boy would rrcfcahly be taken to
Edtrardsillle to-day. As told lv the boy the
trouble arose oer Story striklnic bis wife
during a qua-rei at the breakfast table. When
be tamed en KarL the bsd palled a revolver
and ssot three ballets Into itory.
Jasron I". IJoyd. an employe of Swift & o
In Kast a Louis, and Miss Rosa Bell Sam
mm. also of Hut St. Loila, were saarrted at
rVwardsrflle by County Judge J. K. HllWcot
ter. A marriage Hcense was issued yesterday to
Calvin Isaac Badcley. 3. and Ida R. JutHrhaus.
1. b. th of IKIIevllw.
The returns of birth and death eeniaeatee
of Hadlsrsl Coanty to Clerk Edward Fauta of
Bdaraids.-llle show MS births and Ujt deaths
for the quarter endlnc September M
A number of Edsrsrd.vllle people will at
tend the fucral at Fleldon todsy of Mrs. Wil
liam Wleanard. who ded suddenly Thursday
afternocu. Mrs Wseghard was the ractber of
Mrs. Henry Meyer of Edwardsville.
Th Reterend . K. Plrrnm will ssvak at Sr
John's M E. Church this m-rnlns; from the
topic "The PtTtoe Art In Ulnar." The ereu
tnr serrlcc mid be nuarterly meetlaur. the nrst
official .tilt to EdwarusriUe of ibe reeeotly
appelated Prestdlnr. faU.r. the Kevcrcnd J. H
Ford or Alton.
Sermon themes for uvday at the First Pres
byterian Church are anncunced by Use Haver
ead E. Saaord as follcsrs: Morntac. "The 1c
tory That Overcome the Woria": ereisms.
"rjancerous Lifeboats "
The Itererend R K. Ilrown of Upper Arum
will conduct services at the First Baptist
Church t -day
Killed by a Train.
Pllct Grove. Mo.. Oct. IL-Earl Roberts
of this place was accidentally killed ty a.
train at Shawnee. Olc yesterday.
MOUNTAIN CLIMBER AT THE
AGE OF SEVENTY-FIVE.
"Old lloe" llilclicock to Lend n Club
f Atbletlo Amherst
-Vmherst. Mass.. Oct. It Ainln r--t Col
ICKe students liave formed a numnMin-
ClImUnR Club in,l lia.o Ul,l :is tllcir
president a graduate of the eollege in
..- cuss oi , Doctor Kdwanl liiu-n-cock.
years old. dean of the fa. ulty.
known end loved by Amherst men Hie
world over as "Okl Doc."
The town of Amhcr"l stands on the
eastern eilsfsi .r tin. iiuH.tu!it v..hev.
AJons; Us suutheni boundary atnt. h-
we nwjose ranre; on the t i-t ar. 1'ie
Ielhain Hills and on the n.rt!i Hu-: ir
toaf and Uuutit Toliv to.-r jiwe t'ie
DeerBete of Indun iu'm. re X.n -Theee
an- the ubje.-llte ii t many
a stuck nt xpediiion. and on Mountain
Day. th dte net apart e .. h . .r l-.r a
tall ouunu. tho uoous ami liil.-i n-.tlio
iih 'ubrM khuuts ami .li.r
Tne Araher't Mountain I'.ub in. -ids to
tuak. sysu-tiiailc exilttii'ti- tltriiin.ii th
surroun.nnir coumry lor th. pari .
atlKlyinK lh genbuiteal fornnti.iti ard b
talnillK snoul Hcut of the ix.lierv and '
lead them ihey have clHK-en Docti'r lli.i'ii
cotk. Isesplte his years Do.-tor IlltehciH-k ii
lithe and active and skifn rattier than
walks. He holds the chair f lusleu. .
arai Is well known as the tioii.-r in tue
movement for phj sural edut tli'.n in tie
collects. H wn.i LtrR.lv due Ii- III- "
flut nte tliat the ilrookiyn Train li it
done wi muh for Amberet. !! ir a. ma
mater. dciuuii'K ihe loinnnnu-n !"-.!-tal.
athletic tl. Id and Ktiiud stand :l it
Leant their name.
POUND OF SALT WORTH
ONE HUNDRED CHICKENS.
II. I. I'arnln-Sc-iiti. I he Collector nt
Tort Hill, ii l.lsltic 1 I'll nip
In Central Africa.
New York. Oct. . H. F rarnill-rVolt
his MajcsD's Collector at Kurt Hill. ;
British Central Africa, has been In Nm
York for several dais.- alter a vifil to
Canada. He is on leave and wl.l shunt)
return to his post. '
Mr. Farnill-Sco:t. In bU caiaeity of
Collector, is the ruler of ) square miles '
of territory, which has a population of ,
about 3Ms natives. Orer these peoi.le be '
has the power of life and death.
"They are a peaceful people, though,
and law-aludtntr." raid Mr. Scott, "and
1 IMtxe had to bans but four of them.
There are lul two cl lilies punishable oy
deaih muruer and cutisi.rucy aKimst the
ilntlsh o.nernuiuiit. Ihe lour men 1 sen
tenced were al. murutrers.
"About the oiny trouble I have with
I hem now Is the persi"tincv with wh.cu
Ihey chug lo their otd forms u triaL
if a man is accused of wroiw-doins: ho
is. unuer tne nattxe law. tr.t.l by -otdeaL
lie is furnisnea with a draUKUt of poisun
mauvi bv lu accueei. n u kills him
he Is suilty. The stufl always causes trie
tccuxeu intense pain, and n many cases
Jeatn com- qukkiy. I hae about suc
ceeded in stamixni; out tills practice."
Laxinj in F-rt Hill, which It about four
ml.c-i fr..m the borikr of Hhoilesia, I
very eh.-:t,.. Mr. Kamll.-Scott said that
for a imuud of alt. which h xreatly
Ki.:snt tft.r b the nallv.s. lie purcaaa.ii
1 chickens, while a medie buys a .lozen
Ihe Collector's wife braves the polltu.Ie
of Central Africa with him. Toar nearest
whit- neichbor i sixty miles away.
"It Is perfectly safe for me to leave
her home for days at a time." he said,
"for my foice or native police there are
thirty of them are perfectly trustworthy.
She has even made lone journeys unac
companied by me." ...... ...
Mr. Farnlll-Scutt while In New sork
was the guest of Harry Beveny Deas.
COFFEE EXPLORES IN MINT.
Amateur Cook Moves Pot and
Two Employes Are Injured.
Philadelphia. Oct. :l An explosion that
shook the Mint from foundation to roof a
little before noon burned two amateur
cooks and badly frightened the larpo force
of men and women employe?.
One of the crucibles In the meltlnc-room
had Just been emptied of Its contents of
molten sliver. The Ras which had brouchl
It to a white heat was still burning. The
clock showed IIJ).
Time to make coffee!" said one of the
A coffee pot was filled with water and
Frruutid coffee and placed over the crucible.
Then mme one JosKlcd the tud. The water
ami coffee coniinc in contact with the
heated clay caused the explosion.
Willi ui Moffatt and William Goo-Utxe.
helpers In the room, were sllchtly Injured
by scaldinK water and Ilylnc Mis or tin.
The crucible tesolved Itself Into tts orig
inal dust: its furnace was a wreck, the
coffee pot wa s.'attered Mt of flattened
metal. Everylmdy In the room Rot a little
cvffee and a hot IniiIl
BUILDING A SIGNAL TOWER.
Uncle Ham to Have Staten Island
New York. OcL S. The United States
Coast Survey officials have commence. the
erection of a tower on Todt Hill, about
yards from the residence of David J. Ty
sen. the highest point on Staten Island.
Tho tower will ba seventy-five feet in
height and will be capable of signaling
with the Got.rumcnt bul.dlnR in Man
hattan. The itround has been cleared for
the foundation UeorKe Wood, fur the Mt
six years connected with the enKlneerina
.opartment of the Ikiurouch of ltichmond.
has lieen detailed lo aid the Government
in this Improvement.
The a-ue of this particular spot as a
lookout or signal station was known to
the Aquchonsa a well as other tnb. of
Indians prior to the advent of clvl iziti.n
of the New World. Wllh'n th,- m mnrj
of ery old citizi ns r.f Staten lHlan.1 there
stood a Riant oak tr.-e near the sim! now
being preiareil for. the tower, w-ntch th.
Indians used to signal with friends, .in I.
according to the custom of the aborigine,
ascend to the, highest possible point to
petition the 'iun nod" to receive the
spirit of a faithful departed warrior.
IXUIAXA EDITQlt LAID TO HKhT.
Sninuel II. Morse of Indlnnapolls
llnrled nt Korl Wnync.
Fort Wane. Ind.. Oct. IL The body of
Samuel E. Morse. late editor of the In
dianapolis Sentinel, was brought here to
day for burial. The body was taken direct
from the station to Undenwood Cemetery.
Former Mayor Tawart. C. A. liookwalttr
and many other well-known men. includ
In several newspaper men. accompanied
the funeral party. Brief services were
conducted at the grave.
DOCTOR I S. SEAMAN.
Sjerbj-vtlle. Ill, Oct. M.-Dcctor L. S. Sea
man. H years old. d ed st his home in this
city at I o clock to-da the resu.t cf an Injury
received by falluuc r. m his porcn July I. Mui
Would Xot Ilelay Weddlnjr.
Philadelphia. la-. Oct. !L Rather than
risk the bad luck which superstition de
crees shall follow a postponed wedding.
William B. Goentner left a sick bed to
marry Miss Edna C. Nagle on the ap
Invitations had been sent out for a wed
ding at the bride's home In Gaston, but
whin Koentmr was taken ill with a seri
ous fever several weeks ago the Invitations
bad to be canceled.
Miss Naale and her parents came to
Philadelphia and visited Goetnefs home
at Willow Groie. Mr. and Mrs. Gnentner
wished to pctpone ihe ceremony, but the
sick man aimed with his fiancee and her
patents that It would bo tempting fate.
He was able to walk down to the parlor
with some assistance, where a minister
tied the knot.
New Hank Orjrnnlscd.
Virginia. II'. Oct tt-The State Bank
cf Cha-4Jervtl!e was organized this week
by Messrs. Bonne, Firlden Cccc. Mtrti
acd Franken. The cap.tal is tx.wx.
Received f late, two carloads of sample Dcks (a exhibited in (Jrand
Rapids July sale), representing the well-known A. W. Cutler & Son's and
Leopold Desk Co.'s lines of samples.
We find we have an overstock, particularly of the fine grade Mahogany Desks,
both roll and flat tup, which we offer for sale at about one-half the regular price at our
We have an overstock of Solid Mahogany Dining-Room Furniture. The
price we have put on these most high-grade goods will astound you.
A rari opportunity to obtain fine Dining-Room Furniture at a low cost.
Special bargains in other departments too numerous to mention will also be on sale.
Come expecting the biuecst bargains vou ever saw and 3-011 will not be disappointed
1 hit, LAiwfltlif FUHilli! f UL by St. Charles Sis. I
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etTgBgtsCTaqiiiiiiirapiMW'W i'l '"" T7H TrfilTf 'f Tu 'I " rrv.- i n M'i'!dLieTsBs
V, lfcl V .in mnmii TS -J.jrWX
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s.- , - fv, J-? iLjk.
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We BisoUrlire 7 C0 Mux :jnllr :M
eirec Uli tit i-il i:a trail.
itlse nnd I'nll o the ltlter
Fcr 21 hours enl.nc at T a nt :
ft. 1ui. .-at.iAij.. eict. ;. :;
Ststloss. iMns r. Gaur. . ilunae
I'.tt.lHitK . it -...j
Patketshers: :. i. -.i
lndnaali . . -t.i
lyiulstllle r.. J. -;
XanhTt le 4. I.s "
eattanoiMca : .) s.h a.
Fliirence 114 -. -.!
Juhasnae'lle n. -3 -".I
lan-vlle s. S.T --i
M. Iwul lt- t.l .
Dubuque u.s tj.3 .:
Iivenpurt li.s u.s -.
Keokuk 13. I. 4.2
llrsftna OS lis -.!
Kansas City lis ....
Herrmann Uj . .:
St. Iwls Xjt M, -oj
.lassier U.s U.T -.i
aire 4S i;. -.z
Memphis s. II.; -.
I.tUe KorJc ZJ iA .1
Vrrksbunt . . T.4 .
Mnererort 9.9 I.S -.
New Orleans M. . .!
EHWARD H. BOWIK.
Local rsreeast OfacisL
The river hi the H. Loal dtstrlet will fau.
seept thst there will he a star rise m tw
MisNislfil Bonk of the mwk C the Ml
sourL filter nnd Hnslnc.
HsrVw aauaes resterdsr marked K.C feet;
ltdicallas: a fall of .1 ( l toot ia It hours.
HttslaeM ahMur the river front, yesterday was
.i Cteae Otrardeau
HiM KiH ..
KUeker Lee ....Memphis
ItsM Baeie l"eia
Kwead Rsitle A. ton
B-lle of CaUsMm CWlheun e-uunty
(-kilter t Olranleau
It Iter ltlnlli. Ilrrtitlea.
St. I.tuis delecatesi to the MIssisstMii Hirer
Conventsr.a. wbkh or-rs at New Oilcans Tues
day, will depart to ni,:tit Th.se in the torty
aiipolntel by the M'r. harts' Kxrhamre are K.
0 Manard. f.t.-iln P S. Drosm. ilwrl-s II.
Telchmattn. Oeorse H Msson. Cstplam 1 M.
. Walter orthw.tn. M ii dciKenlns; an-l
Onstessrnan Richard lUrthclit.
fct. I4lk llnrt ir. No. si. Masters ami 11
IM. hae esll.:i-h.nl branch rjcnw nt IM
ducah. Ky . where retsals of the channel
are Med for th- b-neut of Ohio Klver mem
ber, captain Charles I". Kurd Is la charter cf
A lanre slrti N teina; placed on the root
of ihe Esa-te IM.ket I'uuii'i wharfbuat st
the fooe of Vine stre.t. Rec-nt repairs made
to the vharfb-ut make It probably the nsest
Mearnloat Isndlna: uo the Mlsstst pi.
The Slacker Lee departed rest-rday after
noon for Memphis with a heavy frekrht and a
full cabin of uu"eners 9he will be folrowed
by the Hees Ise to-morrow.
A report of the channel from SI. Louis to
rain) was rereited yesterday a: the rooms et
The towb-at Dolphla d'partej Teaterday
rromlnc f.r Tcmm'e Lanuira. T-nn.. for a tow
of lumber fr the St Uiula mirkct.
Jesse I- I. wU-w. an oM-tlaw 1 1 verms n.
formerly .-onn . te. with tbe t n ted States Gov.
eminent snac ikiIn dl d m fictber S. alter
a short Illness ihe bo.ly uaa taken to Mound
Clt. 111., for burial.
!ioperty owners nt Osceoa and vlcislty
bale proposed to adan.e C.s0 for levee.
ImMmementa for a distance of two or three
miles notth and south of the city.
The Slteey arrived yesterdiy maralssr from
Iiurlinaioa and deputed .n the return In the
aftern a to Keokuk.
-innsell K. Oardner and party of frlasid
are on a ti.ur av uth .n the t-am-r Anal
Russ. II The boat passed Memo U yesterday
The dee. tne of river trafnc ithe. I'pper
Ml-e url ltler U coor.plete. ard tfiere Is not
a nzle sfamboal .r es-el of any kind al
tmwha. Seb Oma'a sras formerly oae of th
cr.at.-st ports on the fiver.
Ihe ferryboat Chami-loti sank at Galllpolht.
O.. shortly after maklne a trip across from
tbe Ohio side of the river. No one waa in
jured. The Governmeat steimer Roberts Is at Sioux,
City. Captain Juhn U. Newman of St. Louis ts
-James Gleeson. well knewn on tbe river
as a mate aed formerl) In ei-arae of the tow
tat New Hyen. b bow . n the ?t I ..mis no
nee force. He la stat.oocd at oFaU. Park.
-Os.n-rs of the steamer R. r. Grater bare
sped the city iprveramcnt of K-.n-as-CKr fr
rs. ilimsses for nru-mc t p-n tre- draw
i.f t e hre acroaa the Kaw Rlxer durinc the
-The Chester took out a heavy earro to cape
Glrard.au yesterday af.ernooa. te will .
rive on tbe return to rco-r.mr.
TO nMI'I.OV WIIITK HOL'STAllOLTy.
Illnninnil Jo Line Will Hereafter lie
fue lo Hire ecroea.
It ta understood that Ibe manaarumit of the
IMamond Jo Line st.amers baa decided to em
ploy only white men as roBttafeouts. to uk
the place of neirr.es.
Isarlas; the summer Ihe company bad tra
be with lu roustabouts, and oa a-r.ral .
castona tBs steamers were forced lo leave port
The wains of the Decrees amount to about
?! . lmo.'.-. hiUna board, and aomeurre
Jhey wvuld demand as ktia aa I a a month
L'tSI5!Z. Wo0t' "b1"- At Memphla Ust
week several stxamera were fared to tie ua
became use ssrarnes refused to work.
Chester. IU-. net. W. -Cause U feet and fall-iac-
W tatter fair and m'ul ."ape Oir.rdr.u
down at I a. m hwater up at ; a. ru. in
known up boat at 4 a m.
Grand Tower. I1L. Oct. SI -Ms-dssrppl up at
i-M o'clock hut n.ahu Oeneraa Kac d. wn at
IS o'clock Ust nla-it- On tal Abboit down at
1 a- SB. Cape Ulrardeaa dV.WB at II a- m. Gen
eral Caisey at 4 p ra. The samre reads M i
feet and falimc Weather clear and col.
Warsaw. I 1 . Ot. ;t-OathTr reads 11.3 feet,
a rise of I of a f-ot la ?! hour. Cbudy and
c-I 5sl!er tT - Kt W an.i nr
Padutoh. Ky f t .1 Ta- eajxe. reals to
r ht i ret a- 1 st- en a fir ' Wither
c 'j with st ". w"l fr - I' c r rib. r 1 da''
J 1 w:-t t Cara s -. a Ci w'ta a? 1
tr Iwha-'-t t L irsviha at u t m.
Tetiessee t the Tercrrsc I.i rr ct I r ra
rtncasn with larrri u tie Ts-iaa IUTtr
B act rf "yy-.rvrtm. fl5arx3
Have to-tlny bocoino a rceosnlzwi blantlanl of I'aao value- throughout ;.
eoiiiitry. No make of Piano In the Southern Slates pnjoys a more wilt
S.n :nl laipiilarity than they do. TIio liet value for the least money i
im 1 .iniiiaiit lu cjk-Ii (Icpartiaunt of itr; uianufueture.
JESSE FRENCH PIANO CO.,
1114 OLIVE STREET,
IteMile Hie KirilMOXD. we Lnve
aft. r t-w of tl-. The n.answlt and raducah
l.ket I'or.j any has al.u: il.la c-ntnu-t f r
a n w o- .it t !- I ullt . -. tally fur the laducah
jnJ iH.li.jnin l-ade. tiuki s "laiiv "rii btwe-
th ta.. plaie- S. will 1- faM hae tine
Is.- na-r iu-..irnmodatl..n in-l arrv i-onsidrr-ahle
frelcht The total .liarln. wa.i and Iock
anis are full of yrors.
IMrlincton. Ia . Oct ;i -The river U S f"t
-'. iu.he aboe liiw-wau-r mark, a nse of 1
In. Ii. m since ut recrt The Klytse in and
ut from Ke kuk. The Helen Blair In and out
fr .n Daenprt. Weather ilenr and warmer
Calm. III., ejet Ii, River sauce reads IT.",
snowlnaj a fall of .z durins: the last 21 hour".
Weather partly rl.udy and cukL The Cetn
ment b.t William K. Klnc arrived from the
roper Ml-el.lll at a. m. an.1 ilepart".! f r
tbe I'pper M!sels-tpii at : p. m. The S II. II
Ctork depatteii for New Oileam at 1" a m
wtth a tow ..f bnde. banr. Tl-e ml llart
Wea arrive! at lu p m. frvm the upper river
with 1 barar of rock a d I empty The Mary
M. Ml. hae.s departed for the Lwer Mississippi
at IDA, a. m. with a tow of em pi l.s. The Joe
Fowler was In and oot on tlrre
Vlrssbunt. Miss.. Oct. Jl llauce IT I feet a
fall of .: of foot In M hours. Clear an-l
cold. J. S here, and win make three excur
sions tor the Klks one to-nlant and tw. t
morrpw. elty of Wheenns; cleare.1 for Green
ville. Delta, friim Memphis, rs overdue Tsl
mette passed up at 3 a. ra. for the Lend
American, detained for roustabouts, departed
at $ a. m. for CuroU.
rVneeHiuT. VV. Va.. Oct. SI. Hirer 4 feet C
inches, raltlnc; Clear and cold Down- Ite-sie
Smith, rwrkcrsburx. I a. ra.: II. K BeUf.ir.1.
Irkersbura. : p. m.; Greenwood, Chariest, n.
Kvanaville. Oct. n-TUver ST an.1 Tallin:
Cincinnati, o . Oct. II -River falling;; tl fee!
Clear and cold.
Memphis. Oct. tt-River II feet, fsillnc.
IxossrlUe. O-t tt-Rlver falllnr: in canal
3L; on falls I i. below locks C Clear and cool
Iliismtrc. Oct :i -River 3 1 falling. Clear
cape Girardeau. M".. Oct. Tl Th Cap Gir
ardeau down 1:3" p m Clearinc for Commerce
at 3 p. m. Arnold kwn 2 p. ra. Weather cold.
CUTS THROAT" WITH RAZOR.
Desjionileiicy I'rompts Edward
jlathcws to Attempt His Lifp.
Kdwanl Mathent. a salesman. 11 vies fit
No. rCJ Westminster pUicc. was found ly
ing unconscious on a vacant lot on Hspen
schied street between Droadway and Wa
ter street yesterday mornlnc Ho was
Irfeedlni; from a sash In the throat and In
both wrists, having used a razor In an at
tempt to end his life.
Mathews was found by Henry Wan
chnffe of No. MIS Water street and John
Malrir of No. SOI7 Pennsylvania avenue,
ll.i w-as taken to the City Hospital.
.Mathews lias been ill for some time. His
physicians Informed him that he was suf
leriiiK from tuliercukxls and his death
va only a quetlon of n short time. This
worried him. I'riday evening he boarded
a Ilrundtvay car ami went to Carondelet.
where he trle.1 to end his life. Physicians
say he will recover.
STOCKS AMI I1(1.M). IN BOSTON.
Boston. Mass.. Oct. !!. Coster quotations oa
money, bonds, stocks and mlntnc shares:
Call loans, 3l per cent: time loans. CC4 per
Atrbun-n .-.-I N V . N. II. i IL'M
!. Pfd t. ' K tchburc pfd...3U,
Hston Albany. .J ! t'nion I"acloc
lliwton Maine.. .h.T (Mex. Central
ItostoB Kterated I I
AmrMn tfucar ..111
Do. pfd ll.s.
Am. TeL & Tel.. .131V
On Ei-etiie II.
Mass. Kl-etrV i
I'nlted I'rntt ..
V. a Steel
!!TeBi,,re i Pta i
Allooex .... S IlmH MS
Amahramated ...H 35 eulncy . .. .
Irnlr W.st. : 'T Santa Fe copper.. ";
Brmtham 3 Tamarack ........ ss
Calumet oc lleela Trlnltv Si
ISsaJeB irnMej Slates Hit
Centennial rru; ftah si
ivipper Hanse .... tin Victoria 3
om nkB Coal .... TH4 Winona tj
franklin Tu Wolrerlne eg
3IInlnBr Slocks In New Tnrlc.
New Tork. Oct. M. Ctesins quotations to-day
on nrlnrrg stocks were as follows;
.n. Cal & a...,
H. -n .y.r
.. UI Uttle Chief ...
.. t 'rV.nU
..llitl Small liopst .
.hii S'er-a Nevada
: i Offered.
The funeral of Mrs. Henry Wleihardt of
Fl . j t.. k pi c r- iterday aftercoen at I
I 1&UlXLL.itl.lJll..tiyl,mTlmvjLilulul j,
With each outfit bought at our store we give a free lesson. S
AUYSTT 412 NORTH
s SlIiHl 8 5 BROADWAY
THE ONLY STORE OF IT3 KIND IN ST. LOUIS. F
ST. LOUIS, M0.
the ICXABE. ST VKR and VOSI.
Eagle Packet Co.
STR. CAPE GIRARDEAU.
For Car G.rart3,a, Cbmmerc and lateriB-
Ctat points Ten M t 'ar -n-1 trlt3ar. 5 d. m.
STEAMER BALD EAGLE.
For Peoria and all wijr landlnrs Wednesdays
and Saturdays. I p a., frca wbarftoac foot
f Vine at.
H W LETHE Arret.'
Phones: Main m Kln.ieh I3MC
w. awanl. .1 -. k
,aaavassiua)o -sarmaa astaau aJiTar Us .
IaCne. Taeidny October 27, 5 p. m-
yuna Diamond Jo wbarftoat. foot ef Watlnc
ton aTenu. Kr il?mprt a&j all way potcta.
Pftoo Main S44TA mMKht r-clTtl dallr
LEE LtN STEAMSRS.
(Sd.OO One tVny. Ileala and Ilerth.)
Fcr feter Grind Tower. Cape Girardeau.
Cairo. Memphis, lic.eca. Friars I. Int. Green
nilet vlcksLurc and all way landlnirs. &la
landiscs en Arkansas Illver. Including I1a
IlKES LEE. Tuesday Oct X. 5 p. ra.
I'KTEKS I-EI1 Thursday. Oct. JL S p. m.
STACKER LKE. iraturUay Oct. U, J p. n.
From wharfboat foot of Olive st.
Phone Main 1CCA, Kin' h A Ti9.
W K Albilr. Com. At D. M CDnnors.Gen. Act.
St. Lojis, Chester, Cape Girardeau Line.
Leaves Tueaday Thurs.tay and Saturday at
p. ra from wLaifb at fnot of Locust st.. for
Cape Girardeau ard Iniermed.'ite landlnss.
JVO O MXfr-'ENUAI.E. A cent.
Ptioss Mils 1-13. D 32 Main 1A and A 111
DIAMOND JO LINE STEAMERS
For Hamburg. Moxier's. ClsrkJTllIe. Louisi
ana, Hannibal. Qulncy. Keokuk. Fort Madtsnn.
Ilurtlnston. Mus--atlne. Davenport and K"ck
Ieares Tuesday Oct 3T. 4 p. m.
From wharfbost. foot of Washlnrton are.
rnone. Main :7A Z. P LI PK. Gen. Ast.
o'clock, rroci the German Eranccttca.! Church
In FllJoa- The ICeverend II. 1. iJiLtinsen oC
fMItor J. JL Pam of tbe JeraeyrlUe Demo
crat went to Chlcaco jeetenlay.
Otto Nernbersr and Mat hew Waffeonblaat
of Jerser Couatj departed fcr an extended tour
at Germany yerteruay.
Mrs. J. D. Hickman at Jrseyrtlle ha.i
been called to New Crlean. laa.k on account
of the deatla of a relMti.e.
Major John A. iSh'phar! and Charles J
fhtrn ot JeneyTlllc returned from Springfield,
City Attorney O Hadyn Richards of Jersey
Title waa a lMtor In St Louis jeateniay.
County Cletk Geont I aderton of CUhovn
County has Itmuct tho following marring
Ucenac-s. Henry Kulp and Miss Uaura Held,
both of RruseeU: Julius IC Durept cX Hamburg
and Miss Lena Gekl of Uliead. Stephen Wat
wn and Miss Mollis Trowbiidffe. both oT Har
din; IK-rtor Ia McAueley an.! Miss Maul
Iluaaelt Fowler, both uf Bi-ti4uch(.
Altnn Xiilea nml I'ersnnals.
The Rererend Father P. H. V-Oermolt cf
TVheelinK. W. Va.. is the guest .. the Rev
erend Father P. J O'Reilly. past..r of St. lt
rlek'a Chnreh In Fourth street. Alton.
U K. rterson of SprimtHeid. IIL. is a vHI
tor In Alton.
James IL Clark of Mllford. Ind.. ts as Up
per Akon visitor.
Miss Annie Fitzgerald has Just returned
from an exteaded stay in Chicago.
Terrell. Tex Oct. SI -Mr. J. G Grimes ar.l
2btsa Addle Woods of Lawrence were nMrrl'M
njr this ctty yesterday.
WiKheeler. IIL. ftt. S4 Mr. J. Ilarry C"i-.
son of the Itererend John II. Oats of Win
chester and a student of Barnes Med:raT inl.
leee. St. Ijiots was married here t.iar to
alias Clare Burrow, uaugnur of former Cbuntv
Clerk d M. Burrows.
Qalncy. Ill Oct SI. WI ilim O-Vim ftn i
dead in his st re to-day He wu & rr'1 ' d
and leaves a w'fe and on. daughter M Uil.
am Kent, f Tr nt n. N J
We' have just received a
new supply of the latest
Prrofrraphy creations and
the most up-to-date outfits.
Ready for use