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IRISH VILLAGE INTERESTS
VISITORS TO THE EXPOSITION.
25c WaLsKaLbie Voiles
At 9 a.. n. for One-IIa.If Hour.
To-Morrow we shall ofrr 2C)nrw pie,-ee of the -- hesi
quality Washable .ilt. In .ill shades, in clioi'-. U.K.
patterns or solid colors, the vi r latest in itfri.it ! ir
shirt-waist null, slur.-, uml . h'ldrtn's drosses To
z -ds .r. nr ...tea i 1-1 ior- ' .1; ' k. .' l e a
al nc.ir heitir vn sh r for wa'Tn vv the- w---C
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TTTE ST. LOFTS REPUBLIC: SINI.Y. MAY 20. 1001
SSlSL5-" THE JalilOISJjL JEWELRYjLLf
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HAMf Oj CMAJRANSfC!? TO PEftriYiirimt. : 8
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$1.00 52-inc! AU-Woo! Navy a.nd Black Si&mine
H At 9 a. m. for Onc-!!a.lf Hour.
M " jnoi'O? ."i4 i. ii l;!.i k at..i Vivv ISIui" !"'.iui .
KUarantcvil .-ill imre w-i-iiii imi a Ih-i. : ii
iir-izln material 1:i 'he h ark.. ' f.u m-miner sii is
antl well nonb SI imi j.er t.irfl for no half li-.nr
$2.50 Shirt-WaList Smts
At 9 n.. m. for One-1'a.If Hour. 4j$l
unoiccoi iuu iaivn uiri- viaisi -nuts,
assorted patterns, all mzcs should
brinjr $2.50. but for half an hour
Monday V&2? 8 O
25c Boys' Washable Kiee
At 9:30 a., m. for One-HaJf Hour.
50 dozen 'Washable Knee Pants, in lijrht and
dark colors, also linen and white in Oalatcas
and Puckinjr thev are the kind that will
wash and wear 25 j actual worth, at
85c Colored L Black Mohair Sicilian
At 10 a., m. far One-Ha.If Hour.
Monday at 10 a. in. we will put on bale tl
pieces -Ni-iiich fine imported Mohair Sicil
ian, colors black, nay blue, brown, trray;
a beautiful lustrous (.loth: worth S5c per
yard: for half hour Monday at. .
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Visitor in Si. Louis
This estafcl'shmenl. recognised by all as ths most inter
esting p ace in St. Lcui;. ncrt to the Exposition itself,
extends to you most cordially, and sincerely, an invitation
to view their magnificent collections to wander about at
your leisure and cxanv.ne the thousands of new and best
productions of the jeweler's and silversmith's art.
We Welcome Every Resident of St. Louis
whether a patron of this establishment or not, to bring
their visiting friends. We arc confident the high quality,
the extent of the various collections and the very low
prices will appeal to their interests.
Importrrs of diamonds, '.catches, fine china and art
-varei. Producers of diamond and gold jaielry, silverware
and e.'grji'cd stationery.
.ttntnea's test tut gass. leather ctoods,
boxes, umbrellas, marble and bronze statuary,
A s fecial eatnte :s the Japanese balcony.
Visit our beau ti nil Golden J'artlion in
Industries building at the Imposition.
BROADWAY AND LOCUST.
Lwet Pitted Howe tn America fcr line Goads,
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thi: 1U1SII II MSI 1SI -i
fill IIM. i'N Till
$2.50-a-Pair Lace Curtains
At 9:30 a., m. for One-Half Hour.
200 Scotch Lace Curtains, full lenjjth, ex
tra wide some haTe slijjht imperfec
tions many pairs to match worth up
to $2.50 your choice for one-half hour,
a pair. ')Sc or. each
Til' Ir t ''I s- ' I h'
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., i .f, m ljvrt' . p ilitw it I I'
ll! !. mip "f th iiit i-'1i lirat.il laii'l
rn rlc In lrtlan.1. is the main .ntninif to i
ll:i t-liow. t'armac'.s Chaiwl. on tlti ItockK j
of Oa-lu-1. and an Irl!i arvb, VC -ars olJ.
arc nlh.r oM-ct iif Interest. Th
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I- i -.-I fit'i- '. ill t.. ill. iiftVr
u c of tll4 --l.'itt Tli famiitli
: ..! to lii.l.liii .is th' M-ll'ir tin
iisrn MHii-1. rid- in a Jaur.ilnic ear.
ns li will r'ireiniit lush l'fe
u.. n m ie,'iil friini families h-c
natiie ar- I.nnun all over the world, kt.il
IriK an aililitlmal nerri.niil Intere.-t tn
re- i tl.e nlio ilnilet t!' manner anil cn-.-
n.m.n.1 Ttl.m.v O.clta I.aa..a lt.ll.. . tHIll!! Of tll t'ltiC IieOH-Ie.
. ., , , ' " , A ilicnia-d Inti rest Is fclven to the Irlh
ill nun H
85c YaLfd-Wide Black and While China Silk
At 10:30 a., m. for One-HaJf Hour.
All-Silk Ynnl-WiiU Was.li China. sn pupulnr for sliirt
waisls and miIIh, childroirs continnatiou lrvs"-',
etc., jK'rfcotlv- tiiiNlinl. ltistrou fabries. oix-i:il-ly
desireil for Its wnvhalilp jiroperlli-.s onIil 1
jrooil value at S."e a yarrt Monday ,
eimiKiny of Dunlin iilers
;ie OIlle of the mo:l typit-al playn of
true IV Hie !piril. The Kreat Dublin auny
liaiul if -itv i-ieeON lias licirii rncaceil to
S; I I'U; in the Mll.ise. nliile jaunllnc ears
tare .n..,il tur a rare ilrltv tlirouch a
Ii.inii.trna if the liUe Kfllarni v r'ton.
i ai.il -tliir tine bit of lrlMi wtihti. I:m-
Villace liy an Hrrauceiuent with inanu
fa lurern in the rimttal Irl-h eities.
Mhleh makei tht llpla :i vehlrlo for an
lrlll national ehiliit. Tie linens. lactK
aiel . arjitn of Irelaml are illt.plac.l ulth
a xi lion of J'-.'oteh xlilljil. Tt-e Imuie
iiioria biut of tie Jnl noin.ni i
HliniMt in .i saller it f imoiit ''.hie !.ait
(, . 1h luve left til. ir intprini upon the
Imc of h.tor anil anrv.
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kuii 1 limit !!
Ilej anil all but lvneheil. I:eeaue I K.-pl
..pie aim an nut ivnencu. iseeane i s.-pi i rlfll J IlinilJ 8 II I ipfj
indkii.11. a.!.i."v."lor,N,',bIl,..'.! w'. i n ill ssUIVInli LIlij
iraveleil o Itolun for tlirw-1im iii no HIUM III - Id 1 1 HI L-IC-U
Ii POTTED FIELD.
WOMAN EXPLORER BRAVES
PERILS OF THE TROPICS.
Mrs. Otto Sperbcr, Anoinpanioil by Iliishiiiiil. lit'tiuns to America
After Journey From ISiiiihk Ayros to City of Mexico They
Spent Two Years Amort"; Indians Who Had Never l'.efoio Tleen
.Visited by Civilized Man.
New York. May If. "Woman's will"
has just carried Mrs. Otto Sperber oer
a perilous exploration trip into new coun
try that many an expensively iMjulppeil
expedition lias failed to penetrate, and
which until Mrs. Fperber and Iir hus
band journeye.1 there hai nev r been iov
crcil by civilized whiti. IJoth Mr. ami
Mrs. SlKtber aro uritcr as well aji e
I'lonrs. and eollectory. They are now
i-itins at No. Wl i-votlaml Mreet. Orange,
Over 2I.0C0 miles of the western coaul
of South Amerii-a is the journey that
Mrs. Sperber has achieved. In other
'.ords, she has tmveled from Ruenos
Ayres. Arsentine. to the City of Mexico,
sliendinc too ear. four months and ten
ilaya on the wa Two vears of this
time hae been amonc Indian". Mim" of
whom' were the wildest and fiercest In
South America. Daimerp threatened dai
Jv. Many of the horrors of the trip are
unmentionable. The comfort of a bed
amis ''unknown to her for more than a
ear .Starvation f.'ieed her. 1'ilth and
oontaqious fecrs. and
xouuuei! her conlatitIv.
would ti:avi:i. Monn
To-day Jlrs. Fjierber can lea with her
rtil llw malaria that nilihd Itelf to her
m:iny other burdtns throughout her
trael and is othen!se exhausted by
what sh has undeiconc. Vet, she f.i'
"I would like to so throuch Afrh-a
amoiiK the tribes there, from the northern-most
point to the Care, after I hae
lested a year."
For after all it l not the physieal liard
sh!.s and rn-rlls that Mr. Sperlx-r eon
mder the worst to be faced in Mich a
journey, n Is the hideous lnimoralitv that
prevails nmons" the .savage and half-clvil-iz-il
"I thought I woild lose tny mind from
some of Hie sights I saw. It is moral
fctrenpth that Is. most m-ediM to carry one
over such a stretch of u.iexplor.tl coun
try." she eontinued. "That is far more
necessary than physical. Trtily my own
strength of character was greater than
my bodily stream, for it sems to mo
I was d.ving all the time. Time and ai;aln
my husband wanted me to go Kick to
Ituenos. Ayrcs when we hid journeed to
the ctst for food or mail, but I had de
termined to go us far as Mr. Sperber
' 'No man can make this trip. least of
all a woman. So it was said In Iairope. in
South America and by all who knew of
my intuition to :n-eompanv my hu.sti.-mil.
1 made up tnv mind to sliotv them whit .1
woman can do. when she wills to accom
It Is a woman of A3 years who sneaks
t'm- of this nlonerr journey through Ar
gentine. Holivia. Peru. Kcuador. San
Salvador, folrnibia. 1'anama. iosta
Hiea. Nicamgu.i Honduras. Ouatennl 1
and M. xieo She was 11 when, after
eight -.ears of uulet living in Uuenos
Aires while her husband made his trips,
slit- s. t out to tread n land that not cen
a white man's foot had pressed
lUKSSi:S KOlt WOltK.
Tlie co.-tume she wears to-day is like
the one that -she made the Journey in. It
is a bloomer suit, with belted llussian
blouse of khaki. Her slio?s are stout
inore ru-Jg-d and robust i.-."d leather ones and he vears khaki
There ti oae chief cause for this wifely j s.,iiers to tlie knee ahp this rises a
failure and that is, the failure of the ' fac,- onx-what lined now. tlunmr than It
vtximanlv health When there is irregu- 1 ""l,."0 '- !" Hu--nos Ayres. but full of
larityor'an unhealthy tlra.n. inflamnia- I i"-".1 W '"nre" .tltX?
tion. ulceration or female weakness, the She Is of m.-d'um height. Her liair is au-
peneral health is soon imrjaired ! 'urn and close crows !. Mr. Sis rlier is
In married life is generally
made on an equal footing
of health in man and wife.
Bnt how soon, m many
cases, the wife loses the
advantage and fades in face and fails in
flesh, whiie her husband groiw even
WHO CANNOT DB CURED.
Proprietors and makers of Dr. Pierce's
Favsls Prescription now feel fully war
ranted in offering to piy J500 m lef-al
money of the United States for any case
of Lcuporrbea, Female Weakness, Pro
lapsus, or Falling of Womb, which they
cannot cure. All they ask is a fair and
reasonable trial of their means of cure.
"A little orer a -.ear sgo 1 -orcle to you for
advicVuay-i Mrs- filimbeth J, rwaer. of Diana.
W Va. "Yo-a nivlsrd me to ute Dt. Pierce's
I'avonte rrtsenption and Golden Medical Di
cotery.' -which I ilid. and w.th the mot happy
result. I was troubled with female weakcey
and bcarint;-dowa waia. Had a very bad pain
nearlvall the time in ray left side. nervoi2snes
and headache. Was so weak I could liardly
warr across nr room. Could not sit up only
just a little while at a time. My husband got
me tome of Dr. Pierce's medicine and X began
its use. Before I had taken two bottles I was
able to help do my work. I used three bottles
in all and it cured me. Now I do all my house
work. Itis the best medicine I ereruseil."
r The Common Sense Medical Adviser,
in paper covers, is sent free on receipt of
si one-cent stamps to pay expense of
mailing only. Address Dr. K. V. Pierce,
Bi-g-Jo. N. "Y.
I rcnc'i wom.ii" In mnnnvr
frankK and graeefiillt eordLiI.
Sh" sptaks lluentlv. le-snles her native
tongue. Oerman. Unglish. Spanish and
three Indian language.
"I know that my dress creates com
ment." said she. "but 1 think the position
1 have assumed in the world gives me th
right to wear wlnt I choose. I have worn
it so long now that it is the onlv lres
that seems natural and comfortabl" to
me. One who hai cxpcr!eni-cil what I
have liecomea liberal in all things."
Within a fortnight after her decision to
travil the S:crlers" had sold their house
and were ready for the road.
NEVKK OX HOltSE.
"I had never been In 11 saddle for a
moment until the day I stinted out." s-il I
Mrs. Sperher. "and that day I rode thirdly
mllct. I got mj onl fall within the tirst
thp'e miles of m trip, it eame from a
loose shlo saddle. Most of my riding was
done on a man's saddle. The t-nliri jour
ney was made on the Kicks of mul-s.
horses, cattle canoes and rafts, the latter
of our own manufacture. Our baggage,
consisting of one cliange of garments, a
dozen handkerchiefs, and notebooks Ou
machetes wtre carried on our backs.
"Bvcry day was full of danger for us,
and when wc lay down at night on our
ponchos spread on the earth, w e wondered
fs we would ever wake up, and where we
would be the next day, for often we wan
dered for weeks with nomadic tribes.
, "In Peru wo were taken for Argentine
Mist iiam-e but w iter. I could i.ot -' mo
er,-ct and Mr. Si-, rber had to lift m.- to
my horse. In San "Salvador, as w 11 si
a lirok. u bridce ovi- a river of iMitto.g
Wat, r. 1 shpp.il lielvvecn the planks M
husband saw. hut was povverl.'-s to h lp
I was 1 1'-ar headed enough lo spre id niv
arm- and catch a plank tn the armpit.
Somehow I managisl to throw one leg
over another. I drew injself mi alone and
walked to the end if the bridge, but
tht re mv- strength failed, and I was siick
for two day. The bridge was about -W
f.--t high and 1-crc.tth it were Jagged
i-i:kii.s of Tim way.
"We were Uis-d by Indian's Some
thne in swimming rivers, the water
breast high, greit loose stones would lie
brougiit ilovvn by the llooil. 1111.I we would
st. men and hors s go down and b lost.
Hut one lias always to be calm, list
others lose control or slip and i.cnsi. al
so! Horses ahead would slip when we
were climbing the winding roads of the
Cordlhras, where tine misstep might
plunge the whole iarty thousands of net
Into an abyss. Cobras ..tt ieke.1 us. and
lions threatened us. Familiarity bred
contempt for these things after a time.
:uid to-day 1 do not believe an thing in
the world could scare me.
"Ijpprosy. small'sit and yellow fox'er
wero alua.vs with us. We both contracted
malaria, but vvtrc ill on different dajs of
1'robiblv no mn alone would lutx'e
b"..ji allowitl to make the dlstanit" unmo
leste.1. The fact that Mr. Serber was ac
companled bv a woman dlarnusl the sus
picion of the tribe" Th.-y came to look
Usii us as two fools, for they despise all
white irsons. I'olorhsb. thc tonshler
COOKS l"OI! INDIANS.
"I make myself their friend, however,
by cooking for them. When we were with
a companj of Indians; I cooked for all.
Vou mav be sure the Indians like a good
bite as well as anv other men. In rtturn
I was i.irneil over Uid places through
which the Indian women had to push their
own way. My kettle for Uiiling water,
made of tin. was a great wonder to them.
They took mv metal siton. but hrst
catvid me a wooden one.
"We carriiil only a couple of days' food
at anv- time, hut lived on wlint the Indians
and foiests could otfer us. Oar diet con
slsti.l of i-orn. cgg", frozen iotatos,
venlon. hlrils. water. siiHkis and mon
keys. Thi" water snakes taste like e.-ls
Onlv the light-colored monkevs are good
A liltle sewing bag. four tnihes long,
carried all Mrs Si rl r' sewing mate
rials "Whenever we emerged from Hie for
rest w wre in nr ' ii-1 Mr" i--I., r.
"and I was t'r -ente,I to I're-i-I-.nt l'..:l
rio Inaz. at his !ii;i st. with a toe 1 iovd
lug out of mv IhioI "
Friend IJeliitns Finin Ahr'.atl to
Disinier the llnily of
SHE WAS WORTH S3C..000.
KEPT FROM CAR.
WALK KILLS HER.
Aged Woman. Stricken on Mreet
With I'nriil.tsis. Ir:iu llerst-If
Home lo llir.
W:i 1'III.K' Pl'D IAIs
S vv York. May Is. llef.ise-1 admitlati. e
to llrooklyu trollev cars hrcau--. ! . -n-dut
tors thought she was lnloxleale.1, MT"
Annie Waltirs. of an old WiHUm-bin:
f.nnll. though suffering from a iiraltic
s-trok'. was forced to vvalk lo le r h .n
two miles away, and th" exertion, 't i
S.1I1I. resulted in her ileath
Jlrs. Waltirs. who is 72 vear M and
lived at No. 117 Itayard street, start'sd oot
to visit her married daughter, v. In. lives
near Herkimer strttt and Kingston .in
nue. K-iuinlng Mrs. Wall, rs b--a rib J a
Tompkins avenue ear and nkeil for a -id
was clien a transfer slip for a flushing
und Orand avenue car.
While w.-dting at the transfer i Int she
suffered an attack of paraljsls. and when
she attempted to board the ar tin con
ductor, thinking she was lnto.xii.ttcd. r
fued to allow her to enter. She then
waited for another car. and a second lime
she was refused admittance by the ern
ductor of tht second car. Soon aft. r th'.
partly recovering from her att ick. -ie
walked to her home, a distance of two
She had hardlv entered the hone before
she exi"erienietl a second attack. A phy
sician wa- hurriedly summoned, but the
P'ltlent rallied onlv a few minutes and
then died. Ilfore her death sfc,. was aWc
to give an account of what had happened
and the physician at once reported the
matter to the Coroner"" ollice.
Coroner's Phvsiclan Wu.-st went tn the
house, and after an examination declared
that the woman's death was due lo the
exertion she had made In walking home,
and that If she had 1-cen allowed to ride
home In a car she would probably have
survived a second shock. He recommend
ed further Investigation.
.ilysterioiLs Woman Lived Mi:;h
Alone anil Dieil Friendless
in llellevue Hospital.
nCI'l BMC SPECIAL
Xcw York. May S. Although it I lie
Ileveil by a friend who lias Just returned
from eeral )ears" residence In laitoj
that she had a modest fortune. .Mrs. laiey
Clark 11,4 buried In potter's lleld. Her as
sociate of runner da.vs. Mrs. Caroline Mc
Oulre. ealh-d at the morgue to inquire
about Mrs. Clark's death, and expr"S5ed
suiTri""' win 11 she ltniriir.1 tliat in lssa she
had It-en burlttl en Hart's Island with the
lslllier d. ad.
The life of the woman had been a tormy
one. and to h-r n ighhor- it vv is a mys
terious one Sue lived at inanv address
in tills city tn the last fifteen years, and
seemed to lie jileiitifullv suppll'd with
moniy. Xo one n-sidtsl with h.-r excej.t a
servant, and she had nothing to do with
the neighbors In th" various niiartiuent
houses win re she had her nlie.le
Mrs M. Oiur- "aiil esi,-rdav that ears
ago she had Ih-cii inforiiied bv a lwver
named M.-'"l'-ll.i'i that Mrs C.lark hud lelt
a will, under v. tin h she was tin" sole li, ne
lii larv. and the p!o-.rtv r'pr -e.-t.l was
worth at I. .1-1 TJ" She h s r, ... ah
lo tird 111." attornev hhI 1.1 iiiine ..m -not
iipr " i the i!ir.s-tor Mrs il-
i.uire will t. morrow v. 11 the oil f
the Surr --1. t tas- If there j an. ira- 1
of tht sl it r ird
WII.'. I'ls-INTI IJ HOIi
She l.i"i -u-tivvtllc m .de irr n. grn nts
'I. ill. will o It - liv
I ." II 'Wli. Ill It.
VM'i l.M Itil "- ke .
hiv- It barii.i 111 I
Mi 1 cl irk .neori.na to the account of
her Ir.'i.l bid aimss.-.! ., fortune In the
dry g.M,N lijsui. ss In i'hi is". and tlftts.i
veiirs ago. shortly alter sh,- luid lits-n ill
op.d from b-r liu.lMind. John II-nr
Clark, she cam.- to New York City. S'"
e-talIshed a small drv go"tls rtere in
i;r-:wlch village, but grew tired of the
venture and sold it out.
She llv-d for tears at No. BI West Kev
onth stieet. moved to Klchteemh stteet
and then hick to Oreenwhh vlllacr. For
a tlrce sh" h.til a Iio-inllng-honst" In Down
ing strt-el. hut on ai-...iinl of ill health
s-ho v.a oHleeil to relitmulsh It. She then
mmle her home fit No V, 'aniilne street
with Mrs. Mciluire where she remai-ie.1
ft.f ivni i-Kin uiid k h.ilr Sh. was afflicted
with heart disease, a-d tln:.ll. "n the ad- 1 ch.mdi
x-lco of a vhysician. .she wmi to i..-ntvi.e
Ho.pilHl. , ....
Mr- MrGuire- found It tn-essarv in i"""
to co ahr-wd with he- daiiehter. who was
-tuiHli.g for the Mage, r-hc lui" Ju-t re
tarmsl to this . itj to rind that on October
1. 1-ss. hr fneml had ditsl in llellevue
Hospitnl from eniUK-ardills. The Itotttl
and inorguo records show that Jlrs. Chirk
ir"it!oiied Mrs. Mcflulre as her only
ll.-i.-es nhi-rt" Mr. CI irk bid lived have
Un lorn down sine, her death to muk
r '.in for ii.-w structure- ami the inipuia
tioii Ins clmngr-l w. tlmt In Hreenwnh
viiiacc none could be found who remem
t the h'.uso at No .51 Vvest I.levenlh
-treet a tenant r.-.'illed that Mrs. Clark
hid lived tlier.- eh .-i -irs ago having
tnnie from Chl.-ico H. r native jla.-e v-as
V-iv.i Sss-.ti 1 "sli. was a woman 01
TRADE WITH NONCONTIGUOUS i DOUBLE PROGRAMME
TERRITORY SHOWS INCREASE.
I'm- Hie !' II I'lsenl Irnr Hie Coni-
meree of I nlled s-tiile Will I'roli-
nlilt pproaell SIIMI.i.lMI.IIOII.
striking aersaranre .nd Indeis ndent In
manr. r She iwm. ! t- be i.l. ntifu'lv sup
Idieil with mon.t .In-"- i elabontely and
lived in good st le
Local Society Prepares to 1W
Al the? annual nicotinic of the Franco
American Society of St. I.011! at the
rianter Hotel tmrtors. the following
mcmliers of the Fxecutive Committee
were elected for the year: Kmil Karst.
J. 1'. Allicrt. fiustave Tilpod. llenjnmln
H. Charles. Mcrctllth M. Stis-kton. Kdgar
T. Karst. O. II. I. flrundnn, Frank 1".
1'auntteroy. T. I.Vrcy Carr. who clcted
the follovvlnc olflcers: President Kmile
Karst: Urst ice president, elustavc Trl
lI: second -kf presHent. John I. Al
bert; treasurer. O. II. 1". Crundon: Scere
tan'. Frank I. Fauntlcioy.
A commlttisf whs aiuiolntiil to select the
garden for celebnitinc. on July H. the
lmtlonat fete of France. At this meeting
the reimrt was submitted and approv.-d
that Hie beaiillful umrai r jtarvlen and
theater of the West Knd Heights had hcn
se!e.-'ed for its cool air and ample sWce.
The successful eel. oration of the last
year will he surpassed this y.ar. if pos
sible, on account of the pieence in St.
I.ouls of a large numlier or gentlemen anil
liidle of d'sfactlon. who will be the
guests of the Frain-o-Ainerlcan S.ielety.
The "Jhirselllaise." the taking or th" lias
tile .1 tableau taken from Uustave Pore's
rclebni. ' painting, will b- put on the
-lag. with large chorus and augmented
or. h -ir .....
So' p-.rts will I." ." .if. -1 to iln- tln.-st
sing -rs .-- t.i 1 Ii ' "r. A r 1
t 'tlal -ali-t. will I- tt- - .1 ! '!" or . f t'i
K-. '1 H 1 jl ' in , . t'le . p. i:rg of
tl. r ' j.
1 KBIM III.IC s!'KClsI
j Washington. May .".-Comm-ne .. tvv,-en
the t'nit.il Staler and Its noncontiguous
territory shows a shght increase In the
lreseni vear as .-omitind with last tear.
For the full fiscal vear it seems hkelv to
aggregate JlW.VCv. For the nine months
ending nth March. I!"!, the total of m'r-
is iTIH. and of domestic gold
ret-olvid fn-m Alaska j;.Sis:0!. making the
The total of merchandise. JiiT'l.s. ex
ceed;, by almut J2.('v.("i llls.t for the cor
resiMinding jierniil of last jear. in which
the total was s:i.J.fci Of this grand to
tal. Jiit.:i re-presents shipments to non
contiguous terrilorv and Jr).KIJS7 ship-
mtnts fram that territorj' to the L'nited
In eii-h cafe there is a 'light increase as
eemisireil with that of last enr. The ship
ments tn the Hawaiian Islands in the nine
months ending with March. 1S-M. wero $?
tCT.O' again't $j.1K.15J in the correspond
ing months of Iat year, and the iner
t h inillse ris-eiveil from th.xe Islands SH -hB'oa
in value. agalnt JH"lir-. To l'or
to iio the shipments were 5S.,i553 In the
nine months ef th- present fiscal year.
agalnt 3.12.MI lust year, -ahlle the mer-
hand. reeelve-1 was Ji31.57l in alue.
To the IMiillppine. the sl-.'pments in the
nine mouths .".line with March. 1?I. wre
irCM.'.'W. against tlJvtI2 Ir. the 1 orre-
spondlug months of last year, ami the mer
chandise reiilvd from tho i-Iands vv-a
valued at .,"3.1t.'t in the nine months end
ing with March. 1M. agalnt JJ2SJT2 last
To AHska the hirmfnts In the nine
mot'ths of the pre.nl fiscal vear were t!.
al.1CI in value, against I1n'.i la-t ir.
and the inrchnn.iie receive.1 from tint
lerrltorv SSiWstM In the nine month end
ing with March, isol. against Slv'.(St.Sl in
the sani" months last vear.
In addition to this there were received
from Alaska, as already Indle.ite.1. gold
produced in Alaska to the value of $.";.
!WI. besides more than JS.M.O0 of "foreign
gold" bv which term l tm-nnt gold from
Itritish lerrltorv adlu ent shlpsl to the
l'niie.1 States through Akiska.
The trnle of the noncontiguous territory
in ouestion Is l.ircelv with the I"nlted
Slates in ail caes except the Thillppine
.1 s s
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or hc-iri is
CAT SAVES CROWD FROM DOG.
Feline Sprinsrs 1'pon JIad Animal
and Urivex It Away.
New York Mav Ss-Just is a ferryboit
was unloading It" passengers from A'tcria
at the Hist Ninetv-.e-ond street fcrrv. a
small black dog. mad. ran amurg them.
Men and women ran In nil oircctions.
The animal ran to Avenue A and then
south, bowline; over a courle of children
anil snapping at them
If ran Into a sjon at X". tTI- Avenue
A The pL-n n 1 crowded .1i.1l men ran 'n
C dirt lion- several s,ringinc up on the
A big black cat In the place surprised
ev r ore b springing on he dog's bick
r I driviig It out InlD l!.e street, where It
vv 1 1 "hot
FOR MEMORIAL DAY.
Ixercisei nt .leffersnn rtnrracL Tc-
lla nml at I'nrrst I'nrW and
Festival Hull To-5orrovt.
Klatiorate arrangements have been com
pbted f.-r the Memorial Iay ceremonies
al Jefferson Hai-racks to-day and at tho
Festival Hall at the Kxposltlon lo-mor
The programme for both occlusions he.sj
hc-cn under the direction of ''harles 1.
Vogtl and a committee of the various
Urand Armv posts e.f the city.
Th. members of the various organiza
tions. Including the Woman'r Keller Con".
I.ulies of the 1;. A. K.. Daughters of Vet
erans I s. A . I-idies' I'nion Veteran
lagh.n and I-idles' Aid S.M'iety. will as
semble at their respective Insulouarters in
time to reach Jeff, r-o-i Barracks at 2Xo
p m.. whre the isir.ulo xxill form under
the command of General John V. Xoble.
the grand m-irshal.
The l-arade will then move to tile Na
tional Cemetery. In which 16."i soldiers
are buri.-d. and an elaborate programme
will be reuder.'d.
The statues In the citv parks of General
Grant. Frank I". Illair. Ion iSirlow Unell.
Ullllain T Sherman and othtr heroes of
the city will be d-coralcd with appropri
The parade to-morrow will form at th9
intersection of Grand avenue and West
Fine boulevard at noon.
The marching column will iass in re
view liefore Major General John C. Kates.
I nited States Army, tsimmanding North
ern Military Iivlslon. who will take post
at the Frank I'. Blair monument.
Mter entering the World's 1-alr gToimiis
the column will halt when its advanco
reaches the I'laza of St I-ouls. and tho
Ftr-t, Second and Third divisions will
form a lino on each side of the road, the?
organizations forming alternately on op
posite sides of the road 11" they move for
ward: the Fourth and Fifth divisions, the
Grand Army of the Kenublic. will iuss
through the lints thus formeci and marcn
AdSSSrlmtUal Ha", at o'clock,
will 1 .kliv-nd by Fresident Francis.
S. A. Wildman or Xorw-alk O.: and Major
s inu s.....,... .. L'on K tTt"
wiiwani ii'- ..-
MYSTERY OF A SEVERED HEAD.
It ! llelievod to I'e Tliatof the
Kome. May IS.-From Sicily come? a.
ghastly story reminiscent or the Mlddlo
Ages. Recently a man's head In an ad
vanced stag.; or decomposition was found
Impaled en a post outside the walls of Pa
lermo. Attached to tho post was a card
bt-inng the words:
"Tills Is the head of the infamous brig
Tlie curious discovery wan made on tho
property of a certain Karon Aniello. xvho
took a prominent part In the trial of tho
notorious Varsalona two months ago for
murder and offered a large reward for hli
When the daughters of the brigand wrm
confronted with the head, on." declared it
was that of her father, but tho other
denied it. Tlie brigand's swietheart. how
ever, recognized tho head by the lilting 1a
a front tooth
Great excitement prevails In Sicily as
the result of the strange occurrence. Tho
inhabitants in the neighlsjrhood are divid
ed into two parties. on- 1-ellevinc in the
death of the famous bandit and the other
declaring the event to lie merely another
trick to make the police believe he is dead
in order that he may continue to rob undisturbed.
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