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THE REPUBLIC: MONDAY, OCTOBER 26, 1903.
THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
PUBLISHERS: GEORGE KNAPP & CO.
Charles W. Knapp. President and General Manager.
George L. Allen. Vice President.
jylf W. B. Carr, Secretary.
Sri" OOce: Corner Seventh and Olive Streets.
lBf. (REPUBLIC BUILDING.)
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MONDAY. OCTOBnn 2tf. lira.
VoI.SK; No. lib
Circizla-fcioa. Drirang Sep-cer-abor
W. B. Carr. Business Manager or The SL Louis Re
public, being duly sworn, says that the actual number
of full and complete copies of the Dally and Sunday
Republic printed daring the month of September. 1S03,
all in regular editions, was as per schedule below:
. . .lOO.TMt
6 (Snndar) 111.ZZO
. ... X05,tKiU
8 .. .10t,4tO
f ........ 104,750
H ............ .104,470
13 (Sunday) 110,230
14 ............. 105,i:t0
15 . 10-I,0
Total for the month 3,l-.-,GSO
Less all copies spoiled In printing, left oier
or filed 7!,"S33
SO (Snnday) ll'MtUO
24 ............ .10-1,340
27 (Snndnr) 110.U30
30 107, KM
Net number distributed 3,110,045
Average daily dlstrloutlon 103.G0S
And said W. B. Carr further says that the number
of copies returned and reported unsold during the month
of September was .14 per cent. IV. B. CARR.
Sworn to and subscribed before me this first day of
October. J. F. FARISH.
Notary Public, City ot St. Louis, Mo.
My term expires April S. 1S05.
iXORL D'S 1904 F-1IF2
In the City Council lias been introduced a bill
lo authorize the ootibtmction of an underground
railway in the heart of the city and an clevatnl
railway from KtghtecntU street wcstwardly to
Watson road. Judged polely as a utilitarian enter
priser a system of this kind is desirable. St. Louis
Is setting too big for surface tracks. Whether this
bill should be passed, however, is a qucnlinn.
jWIthout In any manner suggesting cither the
passage or the defeat of the measure, the Mnnicipal
Assembly may be reminded that, if the parties
who seek the franchise are reliable. It has now an
opportunity to undo the work of former legislators
by following conservative methods ia acting upon
the bill and by inserting provisions which cor
respond with universally approved Ideas as to
Should the bill be considered favorably it ought
to contain as many provisions as possible to the
advantage bt the clly and the public. In former
special ordinances protective provisions of a satis
factory kind were wanting.
Provisions should be made whereby the city
would have supervision over the service and have
authority to make and cliange schedules; the life
of the franchise should not be too long; the city
should retain the right to acquire the road under
fair conditions; the compensation should be suffi
cient; consolidation with existing and prospective
competitive roads, of all typee, should be prohibit
ed; provisions should be made for the issuance of
transfers, or, if -transfers are not Issued, for a low
fare. Other precautions might be mentioned, but
these are among the most important
During recent years It has been found that fran
chise bills may be discussed in candor and on busi
nesslike lines by the representatives of the com
pany and the city's legislators anil oflicers. This
spirit Is In the Interest of both parties, as? well as
In the Interest of the public. Every reliable ap
plication for franchise rights is entitled to full,
fair consideration; otherwise, injury will be done
by forbidding Investments. If this application is
reliable, the Assembly may. educate the people In
public affairs by demonstrating that the city gov
ernment Is -willing and competent to do business
according to sound business policy. The Assembly
may, without Impairing the interests of the peti
tioners, set an example for future legislatures. In
fact, a free and fair consideration of the project
would do much toward putting public business on a
better and surer basis, toward forming conditions
satisfactory to all Interests, and even toward en
WOMEN NEEDED IN POLITICS.
Women arc quietly but effectively working In
New York to secure the election of the Low ticket,
as against "vice and misrule" charged to Tammany
UalU Women played an Important part In New
York's last municipal contest, not by organized en
deavor but by the persistent use of their Influence
in the homes. This calls attention to the fact that
woman's voice Is felt In politics and that herein Is
one of her duties and opportunities.
Mrs. Stuyvesant Fish, when In St. Louis, said
that womanjshould take part In public affairs, that
ehe should. In a sense, enter "politics." Mrs. Fish
meant probably 'that, by the nature of "society" In
the European capitals, the brilliant woman, at her
"salons" and by virtue of her social power, does
Influence political events; and that the same should
be true In tie United States. Politics in America
Is not centralized enough to permit such a feminine
political aristocracy. The thing cannot occur In
this manner. Politics here may not be so con
veniently ttsed as a clever game to redound to the
credit and triumphs of a particular woman. But
the study of politics -by iho women of the United
States, the exerdse of their Influence from the
purely moral standpoint, Is needed and will make
The right of the. suffrage Is not necessarv: In
deed, It would lessen rather than augment her fipw-
er. As It now stands, woman's conclusion upon a
political question generally has to do with only the
moral phase of it. As a voter, she would be ex
posed to all that man confronts, and there is uo
reason to suppose that under like circumstances
she would be any better than man. At present,
whether or not it be "superstition," woman is glveu
credit by man for being the better and the finer
in her distinctions. She has an a.cendeney and
influence greater than most men care to admit and
than she can afford to urremler by stepping Into
the storm and stress from the shielded and ele
vated plane of th? ltonie.
To proerve a high standard ot citizenship In re
lation to public affairs is the aim of every "public
spirited man in St. J.otiK The work has been lto
gun. The only fear Is that the results thus far at
tained are due to spasmodic effort. Constant en
deavor, constant striving alow: can give twriua
nenco. No other factor which will contribute to
the deslied end is of more iinportauee than the
power wielded by the women of the city.
As a result of the grave agitations tbiougu
which this Commonwealth has passed and Is pass
ing the distinction is empbssiaed and made In
creasingly clear between two grades of govern
ment or administration; and as a direct and in
evitable consequence of the ttcortle's perception or
that distinction there will lie presented to the voters
of next year at least one ticket embodying their
desires, or their ideas of what should constitute
excellence In public service.
That the Democratic party will construct tjils
ticket In accordance with the people's rcvivilted
conceptions and newer puryoscs is a probability
amounting almost to acceptation. Democracy's
tendencies have lecn rapidly along the line of per
fected good government and its recent high-class
municipal and State administrations have been
foundation stones upon which Improvement may
rest. Organically Missouri Democracy possesses
strength and quality which recent experiences have
tended further to develop. Purification of the sys
tem of Democracy has Iieeu and will be further
stimulated. Democracy's moral fibers liave been
One signal fact should be kept in mind by the
people of Missouri, and that is that "reform" H
Democratic, within the Democratic party, ami with
in no other. The "reform tendency," the agita
tion, the manifestations, the movement have been
within the Democratic party. The force of reform
came from within itself. From the St. Louis wing
of the party came the movement which overthrew
municipal corruption and prosecuted the boodlcrs
of the Republican regime; and out of the party
itself came the force which upset State Doodling
and prosecuted State boodlers. Republican and
Democratic alike. Whatever political reforms or
benefits have resulted from the great moral experi
ence of Missouri are confined within the Demo
cratic" party as a party. True, the majority of the
boodlers have been so-called Republicans, but the
reform and punitive force Is Democracy's.
Assuredly the Republican party cannot claim a
share in Missouri reforms. Is the influence of re
form anywhere noticeable in the Republican sphere
of political activity? Has there been any concerted
action, or individual action save that or Mr. Nor
ton!, to indicate that Republican party leaders
were imbued with the "Missouri idea"?
It would be gratifying Indeed could the people
count upon an opposition ticket In 11)04 of such
character that Missonri in any orcnt would be
guaranteed a high-grade administration. There,
are nlmost daily assurauccsj, that the Republican
party will make perfunctorily high-class nomina
tions and In making up its ticket will be guided by
the distinction upon which the people are insistent;
and certainly It is to be hoped that these assur
ances will be performed.
But can It be fairly presumed that the Republic
an party, as it now exists, is capable of carrying
out the good promise? Indeed. Is it not a reason
able presumption that, considering the nature f
the political elements which will unite with the
opposition against the Democratic reform force, the
Republican party will be unable so to do?
The forces, drawn from ail quarters Inimical to
the present reforms, which would naturally con
centrate with the -Republican opposition, would
have a tendency to prevent the creation of a high
class ticket. Certain Republican leaders have al
ready bid for the co-operation of the bad elements
in both parties. The plan, as outlined by these
leaders and announced by their journalistic mouth
pieces, Is "anything to down reform"; and conces
sions will probably be made to inferior elements,
resulting In a lowering of the ticket's quality. It
Is too soon to prophesy with any degree of cer
tainty, but the Influences operating in the Re
publican party at the present time indicate a lower
rather than a higher trend in its affairs. At pres
ent It seems to be bidding for an alliance with all
that Is unworthy In either party.
MIssourians cannot better signify pride In the
State's name than by adopting The Republic's stig
gestion to place aboard the lwttleship Missouri
some suitable testimonial.
It Is the appropriate thing to do. and the cus
tomary thing, and we shall seem lacking In fine
sentiment and appreciation If we suffer the ship to
depart on her cruise without a token from the State
whose name she has already distinguished.
The Missouri is a magnificent vessel, worthy to
wear the name. She marks a distinct achievement
in .shipbuilding, and her unexampled speed trial has
interested the world. She has justified the Interest
and pride of MIssourians and there may come a
time when she shall carry ourtfopes, when we
shall freely grant our affections to the thing of
armor-plate and rivets.
It would be well for us to have a sort of pro
prietary Interest In the Missouri. It would be well
for us to confer some material token of apprecia
tion, some earnest of our concern for the welfare
upon the seas of the vessel which bears our name.
"ATTRACTIONS" OF THE TULPIT.
"Attractions of the Pulpit as a Career" Is a sub
ject which has been raised In the Illinois Synod of
the Presbyterian Church, In session at Springfield.
Were it not that the matter Is brought forward
within the ministry, discussion would shrink from
the theme, since undertaking the religions Instruc
tion of the people as a life work Is not usually con
sidered from a standpoint of "attraction." That
word carries with It a limitation to material rewards,
and It had been supposed that the youth who aspires
to the pulpit put that sordid phase of ambition be
But it may be that In this material age material
things are gaining a greater ascendency, and that
the young man, moved to preach, may hesitate and
weigh in the balance the trials and privations of
the minister as against the luxuries which can be
afforded when once commercial success Is attained.
The Reverend W. S. Bryan, in a report of the Com
mittee on Education to the Synod, said: "The claims
of the ministry arc less attractive, as against the at
tractions of a commercial or professional life, and
even against a life of Christian activity." Thus the
charge is directly made that there Is a marked fall
ing off of religious zeal and enthusiasm.
It is sustained by the citation of the following
facts, true In Illinois: "In IgOC, there were 1,503
candidates, this year but 779; In the twelve semina
ries In Illinois In 1902 there were only C36 students
for the ministry as against 021 in 1S90; In 1002 there
were IK graduates as against 2S7 In 1S0C; a cor
responding decline In educational contributions.
Alarming and similar expressions have been heard
from time to time from other States. The figures
as supplied by the Illinois divine seem conclusive.
It comes as rather a blowlo the layman, who, how
ever much of the world worldly has entered Into
hla own calculations, has believed that unselfishness
as a code of living still characterized a lnrge propor
tion of humanity and that this clas still was giving
Its quota to the imlpit. Whatever Intellectual at
titude may have becu individually asserted toward
church ritual aud creed, whatever the Issues be
tween the various denominations, the one almost
common ground of assent has been that the Chris
tian churches combined are the backbone of social
morals In this hemisphere. From this viewpoint
the continued vitality of the churches Is of general
concern. If commercialism Is sapping "Christian
activity," the case Is serious.
The problem, however, so far as a solution Is
concerned, must devolve upon the ministry and the
churchmen. It Is distinctly In their province. Pos
sibly the facts as represented In Illinois are exagger
ated. The general conditions should be ascertained,
the remedy studied out, and applied. Moreover,
though the minister cannot expect large pay. It must
be rememliered by his flock that down at bottom,
after all, is one cardinal principle man must live.
Senator Cockrcll has been Indorsed by two great
Missouri meetings as the State's candidate for the
Democratic national nomination next year. And
every Democratic leader promises that there shall
not be on that account any Interference with the
re-election or General Cockrcll to the Senate. This
movement Is evidence or the loyalty or the State
and (.hould Immediately arrest the attention or the
National Democracy. A man with such a united
host behind him Is a man who would command the
confidence of the nation as a Presidential can
A Wisconsin lady Is said to have kept her hus
band n prisoner for one year In order to cure him
of the drink habit. Dipsomania and delirium
tremens would be a mild misfortune for any man
who would succumb In the reaction after such
drastic treatment. If the victim of this reform
would write a book relating his experiences while
under duress, he might enjoy the remainder of his
life by computing how many drinks the profits
wonld buy If he should have the habit and not have
"Uncle Joo" Cannon remarked casually that he
didn't know much about the boodle situation, but
that he was Interested. It wouldn't be a bad Idea
for him to,pick up a few points about boodlers. lie
nnd his congressional confreres may be called upon
to do some Investigating one of these days in the
event that the people call for a show-down with
Dowle may not agree with clergymen In their
declarations that more preachers are needed. The
needs of Dowleism, or Dowle, may be different.
If the Information continues to grow the public
may know why the ship trust needed a subsidy.
Repressing; the WlilaUera.
In ordering the young; men students to refrain from
whistling for the yong women students to coma out
and walk with them, the authorities of Northwestern
University no doubt have some valuable reformatory
purpose in mind, but their order leaves much to bo ex
plained. What do they expect the joung men of the university
to do when they have occasion to call on the young
women students in the formal discharge of social duties?
It is true that there are other methods of attracting
attention and conveying an Invitation, but they are all
more or less crude No young man wants to stand upon
the public sidewalk and call aloud for his Inamorata.
Shouting requires too much exertion and disturbs the
peace. It lias tho further disadvantage thnt it makes
necessary the use of the fair one's name, since simply
to hang about tho premises and split the night with
vain outcries is to leave all tho coeds within hearing In
doubt as to who is the object of the tender attention.
Stamping the feet upon the pavement Is at best an un
couth performance, and the discharge of firearms Is for
bidden by ordinance.
What, then, remains but to whistle ?
Few corporations have a more widely distribute stock
than the Illinois Central. Its capital stock Is tS5.QgS.4CO.
and 7S.3I per cent of this Is held by 6.743 owners in the
United States, over one-third of these owners living In
the twclvo States through which its trains run, and hold
ing over JH.COO.to) of stock. There Is held abroad, chiefly
In Great Britain, JSJ.aelJfO, or n.66 per cent of the total,
by 1.SCC owners. Only a few years ago the majority of
the stock was owned in Europe, but now over four-fifths
of it Is owned in this country. President Fish's state
ment also brings out the interesting fact that a year
ago there were 743 stockholders. B.S of whom owned
less than 1(0 shares apiece, this class owning in the ag
gregate JU.IE.to). Now there are 8.617 stockholders. 6,73
of whom own in the aggregate 815517.600, clearly showing
that the Increase in the number of stockholders has
taken place chiefly among tho small proprietors.
It is a big family, but apparently a well-satisfied one.
It looks after Its interests pretty closely, and ony old
farmer or lone widow can get up and free his or her
mind if they don't like the way things are done. Some
times they have freed their minds, tut ns they were
silent this year they aro evidently satisfied. All -f which
shows the advantage of publicity.
Philadelphia Ledger. A
Tho smash and crash of financial schemes, trusts and
Institutions continue In a desultory fashion; to-day one
drops and to-morrow another may falL But in the big
gest forest there ore only a limited number o'f dead
trees and in tho largest sponge only so much water.
Thero Is reason to believe, or, at least, to hope, that
nearly all the dead trees, weakened by the speculative
storms, havo fallen, and that the sponges have been
very commonly squeezed dry.
Amid all the rack and ruin which has swept over the
financial world recently It should be considered that
periods of depression, however severe, are but tem
porary, and that while Wall street and other centers of
speculative traffic are staggering under their heavy load
of "undigested securities," the farmers are rowing and
reaping, the -railroads are busy hauling the wheat and
corn, tho beef and pork, the cotton to the markets.
No man has property to burn unless It la fully In
sured, The actions of & phonograph make a lot of unneces
Tears will pften win a, jury If backed up by scfadent
Sometimes . cigar draws better than tho,aetor It's
It takes mora than a visit from his wife's mother to
make a man happy.
'TIS called "Black Art" throughout the sand.
And yet to roe it's funny
. To take a. lot of -water and
Tramfcra it Into money.
LEW DOCKSTADER'S MINSTRELS
PLEASE AT THE CENTURY.
Quite half the town, it seemed, was at
the Century last night to see Lew Dock
stader in what. In a sort of absent-minded
definition, might be called a heterogeneous
concatenation ot fun and frolic In multi
form variations. In other words, be has
this year one of the rambling and on the
whole laughable minstrel shows which it
is occasionally gtod to see.
Probably a minstrel show Is fimply a
minstrel show, like nothing else under the
sun. and In which the sole criterion of suc
cess Is It amuslveness. Mr. LocuMus Iiurk
stadrr. Kit, old Human of tin- blak-fare
clicult. lnj-ts enough Into hi thro hours
of mlnstrtl.xy to make th la-rfortnuiu-r o
IHiuMIc-s Ik- glvm your in..tH- Hrth
and j oil ran't export nr exxr!on .-t
"stager." any oM Itoman. to be guilty of
such ciimlnal waste aa pretonting an au
dience with more than Its iwrno's worth.
The opening picture i term-,1 in tii
programmefi Ili "Hall of Kaiiw." a "ul"
sal spectacle" of "magnificent MTnic
grouping, the largest and mot cul or
namentation over sten before the Amer
ican footllchtt" It Is furthermore said
to be a "gorgeouff symposium." Now. it
may be. but the thought clinic that mora
colossal spectacles have been produced on
the American stage.
Lt that -..asfc when the audience has
dnujk in the gorgeous symposium Car
roll Johnson and Neil Ollrlt-n are Intri
duced. Carroll is not rxactly "unbe
knownst" In St. Ixul. and we are clad
to se him bark.
O'Brien is not so familiar, but he la
there with th goods." O'Brien i a min
strel beyond all question. When he sings
that people call him a "lazy. kMihV tblei."'
ho looks the part and acts It. When h
declares to his Imaginary lady lovr that
he'll be loyal, that h'll iril. but that he'd
a. great deal rather sleep, he loukn It
again. O'Brien contorts hix Irtoh" features
into tho semblanie of a mot woe-begone,
dismal, comical. "no--ount nlgah" coun
tenance, and backs It u with some clever
"Ttw Imperial Boy Hussars." soen once
before at hte Columbia, are with Dock
stader's aggregation, "by special permis
sion of Emperor Kranrls Joph." It
seems that tne Emperor couWn t come. m
he ?nt his hussars, for the which Ick
sladrr doubtless feels nattered. The boy
Docks-fader's principal "Mnnt" has to do
tilth a kind of dirigible pickle airship, we
mean. -the balloon of whlrh Is shar-d like
a pickle. It Is an astonishing contraption.
From this aerial craft he cracks various
lakes about St. I-ouls people, and. among
other things, conducti Imaginary inter
views with Harry ll.iwcs and Joseph Folk.
In which It will readily be seen He great
Kosslbllltles. The small boy In the peat bc
Ind me, oft-r studying Uockstader's
evolutions some little time, asked his par
ent In loud voice: "Papa, what is he do
ing up there?" It was a hard one for
"papa." who responded: "Ask something
Tho small boy. In a way. hit center the'
senselessness of it is all the tun through
out. Sharing almost equal prominence with
Dockstader. Johnson and O'Brien, are Kd
and Max Ford. Their dancing livens mat
ters up at opportune times. Manuel Re
main's singing met with applause. Others
to be clasxed among the 'vocalists" art)
John IV. Karly. James B. Bradley. Cra
F. Weller and Harry A. Ellis.
Itebecca. Warren, in "Tess of theD'Ur
bervllles." confronted n. problem at the
Grand last night that nould try the most
experienced emotional actress. Since the
season began patron here have had little
but musical comedy, and there were many
on hand last night who expected some
thing of the same port In "Tess of the
D'l'rbervllles.;' They were dlappolnted.
of course, and so very disappointed that
they Insisted upon taking the piece mer
In the tense scene between Tess and
Anccl Clare there were a great number
of Interruptions. Clare's anguish and hys
terical laughter seemed only to amuse.
Miss Warren was determined to be under
stood, and so earnestly did hs act to
that end that her hearers began to en
thuse a little later on.
Karly In the fourth act. where Tess ap
pears after the murder, her efforts were
Instantly appreciated. This act Is the
most difficult in the drama, and the way
Miss Warren succeeded In It. under the
circumstances, was a tribute to her clever
ness. With hrr were seen John B. Walker,
who. as Angel Clare, gave an excellent
performance: Harold Hart!ll as Alec: Lil
lian Claire, as 'IJza Lu. and Clara Smith
as Joan Durbeyfield.
The dramatization u"d was that in
which Mrs. Fisko appeared several sea
Director George lleinemann, whose first
appearance was made at the Odeon last
night In Spottvocgel." found a warm re
ception awaiting him. He had selected a
part that suited him to a nicety, that of
Lobedanz. a gay tailor, who ruined his
clients' clothes, but saw to It that they
had a good time In the different nmuse
ment localities of Berlin. He Imperson
ated Lobedanz. as only lleinemann. the
most unctuou ot the humorists ot the
German company, can. In make-up. dress,
action and manner he was what he rep
resented himself to be a figure around
which the Interest clung all the time.
I."onle Bergere pleased In the part of
Mollle. Lobcdanz's adopted daughter
Agnes "Waldman played Olga. Leopold
Jacob! was Inimitable In the character -f
Herzchen, and Han Loebel cave a de
lineation of Hans Frelhoff which places
him In tho ranks of the really amusing
comedians. The audience kept In touch
with the ludicrous In the farce from be
ginning to end. Next Thursday night the
company will be seen In "Francilion. a.
comedy drama by Dumasjn three acts.
Pattl Rosa, daughter of that other Pattl
Ilosa. still remembered by the older gen
eration of theater goers, came to the
Crawford In a mmlcal farce called "At
Miss Rosa Is pretty and girlish in the
hoyden character she Interprets, and, like
her famous mother, sings capitally. The
other principal In the show are the Ly
man Twins, comedians, who manage to
build up an amu'ing situation now and
then. There I the usual chorus, and the
girls Invariably come to the rescue when
the fun begins to lag.
"When Women Loe" began Ihe week
at Havlln's. The heroine is Madge Carle
ton, a factory girl, whose enemies charge
her with a murder. She Is nearly sent to
the electric chair before the mystery I
cleared up and the crime fastened upon
the guilty person, an old miser. In place
of the usual missing papers, so common
. . I
P'V ' ,f""" T
As he appeared at ti.- vnry last night.
In mcl. dramas, a grar' -p'j"r.e ts substi
tuted ir.eail. aixl i- n-c . a- the Incrim
inating witness a.a.n-t t'i- En-trict At
torne and hi- jr. lr in ibe trial scene.
Florence Weston as the p r cutl Madge
is a sympathetic little actres. who does
not overdo the rol. William Carr. as a
buoyant detective of many dl-guises. has
the best pelt ot the piece, and plays it
with a proportionate appreciation of its
The Imperial has Al W. Martin's re
vival of "Uncle Tom's CaWn." and the
attendance last night was all the theater
' could accommodate. Martin's company
comes each year and gives a painstaking
I reduction of the time-honored play. This
rresentatlon Is no exeption. In the fa
miliar le. and atirtinn scenes, the ne
groes Introduce livdy i,w comedy special
ties. A iood-V has been added that
gives an insight into the peculiar rites
rractlced by the ignorant negroes. Those
wlio like this drama at siavrry days will
fnd the Martin revival Interesting.
The Moonlight Maids are at the Stand
ard in the extravaganza "A Rialto Round
er." which admits of a numb.r of the
atrical travesties. The olio is made up of
acts bv Marie Itocers. coon son: sincer.
who has a very good voice; Frederick
isroiners ana jiurns. musicians; i jorme
and Cntrely. hoop manipulators: Fields
and Wooley. dlal.ct artists-, and Rice and
Frevoat. acrobats. A continuation of the
opening comedy closes the performance.
The audience at Hashagen's Auditorium
seemed especially tntertaieed by Harry
Newman's monologue, the Singing Girls'
musical act, the difficult acrobatic special
ty of the three Ijimy brrthers. th De
Lounsbro Sisters, serio-comic entertainers,
and Tt-ssie Ashner's rungs and dances.
FORMER ST. LOUIS PASTOR
NOW AT ST. JACOB'S CHURCH.
Tlir Hevercnil f.nnl G. .nllan
Coinrs From Lanlstllle' to Im
portant i:nngellcal Tnlplt.
The Reerend Louis G. Nollau. who
nlna years ago left the pastorate ot SL
Mark' Evangelical Church at Third and
Soulard street, has returned to a St.
Louis pulpit. ind was yesterday installed
pastor of St- Jacob's Evangelical Church.
College and Blair avenues.
Ha succeeds the Reverend Christian G.
Hcas, who resigned last August to ac
cept tho pasto'stb of a church In Buf
falo, N. V. Mr. Nollau comes to SL Louis
from Louisville. Ky.
Tho scrvico yesterday rooming; was in
German, and was conducted by tho Rev
erend Karl Kiluur of the Eden Publlsh-
y y i i f)
B jCaSSSSSSE tto v 4SJBS"
n BBSBSSSab SsTt
sassVpflsssxirM v 3t 4 BP
THE REVEREND ZJOVS G. NOLLAU.
Who was yesterday Installed pastor of SL
Jacob's Evangelical church.
Ing House, and editor of the Children'.
l"apcr. He was assisted by the. Reverend
J. M. Kopf, the founder of St. Jacob's
More than twenty years ago the congre
gation was organized, and now the church
Is one of the n-cst prominent of the de
nomination In the city. To English-speaking
people It is known as St. James's
Mr. Haas was its first pastor, and he
cccupled the position seventeen years." the
congregation existing as a mission before
he took charge. Last summer Mr. Haas
POEMS WORTH KNOWING,
TI3E ARROW AXD THE SONG.
OXGFKLLOW falls short of other American poM. kt only la certain
rdnts. "How. then, his be-ootdhttaaced thorn men so easily; Bylr
toe ef M arujtic edectkism. II wss not the slngle-mtodea priest of
nature that Bryant was. but ho took tho words out of Bryant's month
and sang Uiera te a hundred moaseres. It tewrsd Bnwnos's pll
soohle paritaalrm to the capacity of totters la tho streets. rro Ar
row &sd tho Sobs Is sbcrt, stmot. perfect. Another poet In develop
ing ihl Mea mttfct have drawn upon a arger voeaoalary; hero noth
ing but the shnplest words are necessary. I thtok that no post roald
find In this little seng anything at which ta ctH."
I shot an arrow' Into the air.
For. so swiftly it flew, the sight
It fell to earth. I knew not where;
Could not follow It In Its flight.
I breathed a song Into tho air.
It fell to earth. I knew not where;
Tor who has sight so keen and strong.
That It can follow the flight of song?
Long. long afterward, in an oak.
I found the arrow, still unbroke;
And the son, from beginning; to end,
I found again In the heart of a friend.
was called to tho Buffalo Church, and de
spite the earnest protests of the congrega
tion. ht accepted
Mr. Nollau Is one of the best-known
ministers, of the Evangelical Church
Alter leaving St. Mark's Church he went
to Detroit, Mich-where he remained for
two years, before going to Louisville, in
Louisville he made a strong church of
St. Paul's, which previous to his coming
had been a weak one.
When the St. Louis call was extended
hU congregation used every effort to In
duce hlra to remain, but with no success.
The St. Jacob's congregation has had
the pars-jnage painted and improvements
to the church building will be made, a
vestry is to be added to rear, and th
cl.urch loft Is to be extended.
The choir is also to be augmented, al
though in Its present form it has been
giving satisfaction. The leader and di
rector is H. Stanley Walser. and there
are mora than tr.tnty voices.
Mr. Nollau first preached In the church a
wek ago yesltliiay. uhen he was nel
comed by the officers. The following even
ing a reception nas given him In the
VISITORS AT ST. LOUIS HOTELS
J T McDermott and wife cf CUKlaostt.
O. ale guests at tbe Southern.
Mr and Mrs. Max DIr.k-tjp-ll ui Mist
Ronlna blnkelrr-ell are stoprHsg at the Plasters.
J. W Frank and V. Cbarson ot Keo
kuk, la., are registered at the Lloceu.
-Mr and Mrs. J II. Decker of Nw Tork
are at the lit. Nicholas.
-D W. Hopkins of McAllster. I. T. Is a
guest at the Moser.
K. Thlele of Chicago. III. ts registered at
Linn Rlvins and his family of JcpHa. Jio..
are at the Laclede.
Ernst Xoiler of Lynn, Mass.. la a guest at
Mr. and Mrs. A J. Krker of Sin Francisco
are stoyouix at the New St. James.
Arch MacDcnaM ot Iloustcn. Tex., is at
reter Larsfln of Helena. Moot. Is a rost
at the Planters.
C G. Elucott of TVasWngten. D. C. is at
C. B. Klmber of Troy. Ta.. is registered at
tho SL NIchoUs.
Mr. and Mrs. Frank Burt of Toledo. O.. ars
guests at tho Mer.
Charles B. Bruno of EMorado, Ark., la ac
Lewis J. Avery of Chlcaao Is rexlttered ac
Cole Toung.r of Le Summit. Ma. 1.
stoprsn; at the New SL James.
Mr. and Mrs. Wyeth Dour. lis of Spokans.
Wash., are gcests at the Planters.
Robert J. Mrrlam of Meriien. Coon.. Is a
guest at the Southern.
John T Jameson of Fulton. Ma., Is rr
Istered at the Linden.
. -F II. Grajrdon of Etransrtlle. IM. is at th
J-. W- Bden ef raducaa. Ky.. Is a rust it
the New M. James.
S. F. Pierce of SL PauL Minn., la trgtsterM
at the Southern.
-M. J. Walsh ct Hasten.
La.. Is st lis
At Chicago Hotels.
Chicago. HI.. OcL 5. These SL Louis
persons registered at hotels here to-day:
AuJltorlnm w. C Anderson. 8. H. Gale. R.
II. Johnston. 1L L. Nixon. J. W. Itun.ll- JL
Palmer House F. L. Getty. F. TX Zlegler.
Iirlczj House A. E. Zlttell. II. B. SKack.
Great Northern Mrs. F. Fox. B. R. L-nrelL
C Thais. II. Steer.
Grand raaac W. A. Mason. R. II. SneB. J.
D. Patton. C S. Tourc.
Sherman House J. W. Oornellum. H. S.
Gross O. E. Hale, J. T. McMahon.
. Kalserhofr-O. K. Dick. C E. Smith. A. S.
Leter. G. li nines.
Itrerocrt L c. Moore, L. E. Stronr. E. P.
taratoia E W Moore. J. J. Phelps. H. a
Mlstonrlans In Nesr York.
New York. OcL S. Among the arrivals
at the hotels here to-day were the follow
SL Louis It. lienor. Mlsa A. Broderlck.
Herald i?o.ure: M. Kinney. CX McDonnell. As
tor; H. I. Drummoml. Holland: IT W. Pattl
ann. Manhattan: F B. WwtcotL Fifth Arenue;
E: Suaendorf. Imperial: B. s. Roberts and
Mrs. Roberts. Wlnsonla; L. M. Lote. Navarre;
B. Smith. Normandle: J. Adair and Mrs. Adair.
Kansas City F. M. Derdorf and Mrs. Pr
dorf. Manhattan: D. B. Henderson. Victoria;
M. Mltler. criterion: F. C Downey, rark Ave
SL Joseph H. B. Lewis. L. Crosby. Normsn
DECLARE THE STRIKE OFF.
Longshoremen Will Return to
Work at Galveston.
Galveston. Tex.. Oct. S. Tho Interna
tional Longshoremen's Union, No. 210.
which went on a strike yesterday morn
ing because the grain companies operating
the elevators here refused to recognize
the Grain Handlers' and Shovelers unions,
held a meeting to-day and decided to call
the strike off and go to work, to-morrow
Tbe union, however, insists that the
grain companies operating the elevators
shall agree to arbitrate the differences
between them and their employes, the ar
bitrators to be selected by both parties at
Issue, and these two to select a third. The
determination of the board Is to be final.
Meanwhile the longshoremen will cars
and provide for the striking grain han
dlers and shovelers until the Issue Is de
cided by the board of arbitration.
The Screwmen's Union has formulated
and submitted a similar demand on the
companies operating the elevators. Every
one feels relieved at the resumption of
work on the docks.
Preaches Farewell Sermon.
Frederlcktown. Mo.. Oct. Ii The Rever
end Doctor F. M- Green preached bis final
sermon at the Baptist Church here to
day. H will depart at once for Mont
gomery City, where he has accepted a call
to the pastorate. The Reverend Mr.
Church of Carrollton has been Invited
here, with a view to the pastorate.
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
TO-DAY IN ST. LOUIS.
From The Republic. Oct. J. IS73.
The St. Louis Sanitarium moved
into larger quarters at No. 3)17
Cass avenue. Tho trustees of the
Institution were: J. W. Luke. E.
O. Stanard. J. A. J. Aderton. D.
Bartlett and Samuel T. Glover.
The funeral of Colonel Thomas
Hendrlckssn took place at the fam
ily residence. No. Sit Locust street.
Tho pallbearers were General A. J.
Smith, Genet al J. H. Simpson. Colo-
jiel D. H. Magruder. Colonel William
s H. Johnston. Major E. B. Grimes
O and Captain J. H. Gagely. The
services were conducted by the Rev-
erend P. G. Robert, pastor of the
Church of the Holy Communion, as-
slstcd by the Reverend Doctor M.
Schuyler of Christ Church.
Doctors J. F. McFarland. Benja
V min F. SheftnlL IV. Duncan and
s Easton Younge arrived In SL Louis
after having served on the staff
collected by the Howard Associa
e tion of Memphis during the yellow
s A meeting of the SL Louis Trot-
ting and Jockey Club was held at
the LIndell Hotel.
John J. O'Neill withdrew from the
s race for tho nomination In the
Third Congressional District, reduc
s lng the fight from a quadrilateral
to a triangular form. A meeting of
the Democratic Central Committee
was also held. . ..
O Miss Nettle Crane returned to SL
Louis after a visit in Cleveland.
Mayor Overstolx appointed the
Judges and clerks to serve during
s the election. v
Doctor C A. Jessuo departed on
a hunting trip to the Rocky Moun-
Miss Belle Doll and Miss Addle
YostI departed for Louisiana, Mo.
O The Younjr People's Social and
Literary Club of the First Methodist
Episcopal Church. South, elected t
officers and gave its first entertain-
ment In tho lecture-room of the
church. Amcng those who took
part were: Adam Wlest, G. F.
Duffey. Miss Florence Wandeil.
Miss Clara V. Moore. Miss Clara
Granger. W E. Ton son. Miss
Georgia Klntr. Miss Daisy Phillips O
and Miss Emma Couzelmann.
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