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For Tears one of the most skillful
and successful physicians has been,
writing a prescription for patients
afflicted with indigestion, dyspepsia,
and Iregularltles of the digestive
organs. This formula is now used
ana rerarded by many specialists as
the most effective and reliable re
medial over discovered for the endless
train of disorders arising from the
stomach. This medicine is now put
up Ir tWet form under the name of
The rubllc's reception of El'PEP
SIA TABLETS has exceeded all ex
pectations and a ready demand has
been louna in ciurs uuu tuwuuw
where once introduced.
J. H. MeCabe of Hush. Ark
writes under dale of Hay 2G. ISoO:
"Eupepjia Tablets have cured me of
a case of dvspepsia and indigestion
of ten years' standing. KupepMa
Tablets are worth their weight in
KNo" other similar remedy ! being
sold bv druggists under an. absolute
guarantee to refund money in all in
stances where It Mils. AX here
tained from local druggists they
should tie ordered forwarded by mall
They sdl for 50 cents a bov. eit
prepaid to anv address on receipt of
twentv-flve 2-cent postage stamps.
Everv" box contains two weeks treat
ment! Addres-s El'PEPSIA CO..
Xo 32: Claik Ave.. St. Louis jlo
CAUTION Take no substitute for
Eupepsla Tablets-there is nothing
just as gooa.
Uurial io Take Place in Calvary
The funeral of Mrs. Catherine J. Frost,
Rife of General D. M. Frost, who died on
August 3, will take place to-day at 9 a. m..
from her late residence. No. -J2S0 Washing
ton avenue. The body will be taken from
the house to the Cahedral Chapel. .Mary
land and Xewstead avenues, where requiem
high mass will be said by the Reverend la
ther P. F. O'Reilly. The burial will bo In
Calvary Cemetery.
Hulf Kntc
Indianapolis and return.
Bryan notification.
Going 7th and itli.
Return August Hth, llt,-0.
Var.dalla Line.
(irayilllc Chnntntifiiia Ampinblj.
Grnville. IU.. Aug. .".The attendance at
the asunblv to-day wa about the same as
yesteidav. The weather was very warm,
whion prevented many from attending. Doc
tor Chalks H. Frazer delivered an excellent
termon this morning, and the Chicago Glee
Club sang me sacred songs. This nftei
Jioon Doctor Frazer delivered his lecture.
'The World's Tc-Morrow; or, a Dream of
Destinv." The doctor Is an orator of great
Rbilltv. The afternoon session cloed with
r concert bv the glee club. Prof. C. E.
Kemp, Misses Sherer and Horner. To-night
the Uncle Josh Picture Play compiny en
tertained a large audience with sacred pic
tures and illustrations from the book. "In
His Steps."
Effectually, yet gently, when costive or bil
ious, to "permanently overcome habitual
constipation, to awaken the kidneys and
liver to a healthy actlity. without irritating
cr weakening them, to dispel headaches
colds or fevers, use Svrup ot Figs, made by
the California Fig Syrup Co. Adv.
Old XeTrapnpcr Man Dead.
republic sruci.w
Bloomington, 111., Aug. 5. Edvdn R. Morse,
for twenty years a prominent newspaper
man of Blcomtngton. 111., and Springfield,
111., died very suddenly this morning from
hemorrhage, resulting from an abscess of
the lung. For five years past he was city
editor of the Bloomington Pantagraph. He
came from Maine, his natlc ritate. twenty
yars ago. to become editor of the Bloom
ington Leader, of which he was later tin
publisher. He was for six years editor of
the Springrleld (111.) State Journal. He
leaves a widow, five sons and four daugh
ters. He v as aged 59 years.
m, x
Best for rheumatism Elmer & Amcnd's
Prescription, No. 2851. Celebrated on its
nitrits for many effectual cures.
Killed toy Switch Engine.
Bloomington. 111., Aug. o. A stranger wa3
killed In the Alton yards this morning by a
nwltch engine. From a union card found in
his pocket 11 is believed that he was Albert
Mauke. an Iron molder. of Cincinnati. O.
He wa aged about -iO.
Two DroYvncd-at nock Island.
rnrrnLic special.
Rock Island,"!., Aug. 5. Otto Huberswas
drowned In ,T.ennepln Canal yesterday and
John Jordan in the Mississippi to-day. Both
were prominent young men of this city.
St Louis, Mo.
The highest amount loaned on waicnee, dl
CnondB, jenrelty and all articles of value. Large
loans a spec.ii.lty. at low rates of interest. Buei
iims strictly confidential. Unredeemed pledges
12 and II S. 4th, nlao 213 It. 7th St.
FIsiQTf.flttnla. and &U rectal
diieaaei a iptculty; cnrei
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. ft... -I..lu.,.. .. ranimltttlnit ffM. Tr. XT Nv
CniYUUJ 11UIC IIKHUH.H wwmw -..- v
Smith, EpecUUii. HoUsad Bldg. 11 U.7ti St., BULouii.
Send J3.60 a;id receive by express, prepaid, 'our
full quartF uf this celebrated WhUkey. shinned In
plain packs!. Address Jonn Schweyer & Co.,
Warehouse- C E.. 611 W. Tweltth st.. CalcaKo.Ill.
BE sura and attend the bis: sale of furni
ture, carpeti. lace curtains, etc., on the
third floor at Crawford's, tho announce
ment of which tras made last week; then
BO a floor higher and see the way they are
selling screens, refrigerators, gas and gas
oline stoves. Ice cream freezers, etc. Don't
delay. s
NOTHING contributes to digestion better
than Dr. Slegert's Angostura Bitters.
Republican Gubernatorial Candi
date Abandons His Machine
for Luxurious Cars.
They Never Did Admire the Colo
nel's Campaign Ideas and Are
Glad to Seethe Wheel
TOR SALR-A railroad qu3drlcycle In cooa
rendition: lia-s been iied but little InqUIrn or
Jn5-ei!i rinr cmulldat.- for ttmernor f i'lfr.011"
on th lt'iiubllran ticket, care the 3epuullcjn
State Commltt'-o. St. Louis.
Any able-bodied railroad man who desires
n bargain should call upon Mr. Flory nnd
inspect his machine. If the foregoing adver
tisement Is not inserted in a newspaper it is
because the Republican State Committee
has forbidden it. The quadrleyele has been
nla,-eil mi tbe shelf bv the nmbi-.lous Mr.
I V!rt-i- ...,.1 1 lt. , .!.. U. ltnw Sllliwtltuted
the varnished cars.
The quadiicyele was the cause of so much
adverse comment that leaders in tl.e Repub
lican party virtually pulled Mr. Flary off his
wheel, and now It is resting and i listing In
the Terminal Station, while the busy spider
spins fantastic webs within its steel spokes.
Some time ago Mr. Flory decided upon hH
unique campaign. He was going over tho
State on a railroad quad. He was going to
keep hot the air along the railroads in tho
State. He had arranged for his campaign
an itinerary that would have taken him over
several thousand miles of track and sub
jected the people to about a thousand repe
titions of the same speech he starttd with in
St. Louis last month.
The scheme had hardly been thoroughly
understood when protests were filed with
the Republican State Committee that Flory
was making an egregious blunder; that it
wus more of a vaudeville entertainment for
the farmers of the State than a sincere ef
fort to make a political campaign.
Tedinua Task: Proves 1'rultle.
Colonel Flory came down to St. Iouis, got
out his machine and oiled it up. Tho ball
bearings received a double brush of plum
bago and fresh air was injected into the
the. The Colonel started out with a lunch
basket and a couple of cold bottles on the
front of the handle bar. He sttered the
machine and pedaled down to Carondelet
one bright morning about a month ago. He
got off at divers and sundry points and re
stocked his larder. Incidentally shaking
hands with several pedestrians.
The Colonel was disgusted with the first
dav's run. He returned to Union Station,
tired In limb and dejected In spirits. There
had been no brass band accompaniment, and
when he explained to a qualified voter that
he was- a candidate for Governor, riding over
the State on a quad in search of votes, he
got what would be called, in the vernacular
of the street, a "horse laugh." At first it
was difficult to understand why his cam
miirn was not taken seriously, but after he
i thought a while it began to dawn upon him
that perhaps some persons nau conciuueu
that a gubernatorial candidate had better
stick to beaten paths.
The Colonel finally decided to give the
thing another whirl. He went clear down to
Carondelet. He met a few more trump? and
several voters who happened to be going to
woik by a short cut.
Committee Grew Wourj-.
The Colonel again attempted tc explain
who lie was and what he was doing, but the
result was the same as on the day before.
His explanations wero received with cre
dulltv. The Colonel turned his steed home
ward" that day. He rode into Union Station
tiled out. He probably said harsh things In
wardly as he rolled the s-ixty-poi:nd quad
into its resting place. At least he had an
elegant opportunity to do so.
Since that memorable day Mr. flory has
traveled some over the State. He h.s recited
his et speech on several differtnt occasions
at several diffeicnt points. Ho has gone into
the suburbs, but he has not gone on his
four-wheeled machine. It still tests quietly
In the station, while Mr. Flory is filing back
and torth on a Pullman sleeper.
The Republican State Committee is breath
ing easier. It has taken a ftesh reach on
hope. It is not considering the quadrleyele
nt anv length. The machine in Union Sta
tion may rest and rust so far as the State
Committee Is concerned. It Is satisfied II
no more quadricycles were manufactured.
t.. . ... rt".i-o Mr P-inrv's itinerary will be
thrown to the breeze, "it probably will be
found on close inspection uiui m uiuti
make dates nothing slower than an express
train can cany the gubernatorial eindldate.
ConRrennmnn Cnrninelf Seem" "to Have
AdimitiiKe Over Jmlec SnodjjraMii.
nnrruLio srcoi.vu
Nashville. Tenn., Aug. 5 Tennessee's
Vnited States senatorial race, which has
been on in full blast with the oratorical fea
tures for the past two months, is about to
come to a sudden close. A couple 3f weeks
ago Governor Benton McMlllIn dropped out
of the race for the sake of harmony in the
State, leaving the contest to Congressman
Carmack from the Tenth District and Chief
Justice Snodgrass of the Supreme Court.
The best part of llcJllllln's strength went
to Carmack. , ,
Up to date Judge Snodgrass, who Is a
Democrat, but running on an expansion
platform and telling the peoplo to vote for
iiryan, has not received a single Instructed
vote. At the Carmack headquarters to-day
the following statement was given out by
one of the campaign managers:
"We calculate that it will take about fifty
votes to control the next senatorial caucus,
though forty-five was enough when Thomas
B. lurley was nominated. Mr. Carmack
now has forty-three pledged and instructed
votes, thirty-live ot them being Instructed.
We will certainly get ten more votts, which
have already ordered nomination.! during
the present month. By the first of Septem
ber Mr. Carmack will have about fifty
three votes, or easily enough to make his
calling and election sure, even if no other
nominations are ordered for the rjonth ot
August. In addition to this there will still
be eight members of the Legislature from
West Tennessee, four of them from Mr.
Carmack's congressional district, all of
whom will be for Carmack without any op
position whatever. There are a number of
Middle Tennessee counties also in which
he has had no opposition, as in Maury and
Lawrence, which are yet to fix the time for
nominating their candidates. We confident
ly expect that Mr. Carmack will have sev
enty votes before the month of September
has passed away. There are about twenty
votes, including Davidson County (Nash
ville), that are to be instructed on the day
ot the November election. We have no
doubt but that we shall receive every one
of them in fact, vie believe that Mr. Car
mack will have practically the solid vote of
the Democrats in the next Democratic cau
cus." There have been rumors of a withdrawal
on the part of Judge Snodgrass, bu- he says
he will stay in the race until the end. Tho
friends of the Chief Justice will make a
fight for a general United States senatorial
primary over the State betore the meeting
of the Tennessee Democratic Executive
Committee In this city next Saturday. The
Carmack people claim that the committee
has no right to order a primary of this
character. They oppose on the ground that
they have won their fight and it would be a
hardship to be forced to fight a second bat
tle. Snodgrass did not mention the sena
torial primary until a week or so ago, and
for this reason it is believed that a majority
of the members will look upon the proposi
tion with dibfavor.
Stronc l)rnn Club at Pnxico, Mo.
Puxico, Mo., Aug. 5. The Democrats of
this (Duck Creek) township met at this
place last night and organized a W J.
Bryan club by electing Doctor W. F. Col
lier president, G. R. Bennefleld vice presi
dent; E. J. Hickman secretary, and C. P.
Dammeron assistant secretary. One1 hun
dred and fifty members were elected, and
more than as many more are yet to enlist.
After the organization was perfected, H. L.
B. Mason of Illinois was Introduced and
spoke at length on the issues of the day.
This is the first Democratic organization
perfected in this (Stoddard) county. There
are no Gold Democrats in this section.
There is enthusiasm, on every hand for tho
State and national tickets.
Sergeants and r.'ilrolmen of the
Sevenih and Ninth Districts
Shifting of Men, Chief Campbell
Declared, Was Done for Good
of the Service Hope to
Catch Dynamiters.
Chief Campbell has completed the "slnke
ttp" of the Police Department by issuing an
order yesterday by which the Sergeants
and patrolmen of the Seventh and Ninth
districts will change dletricts. nt least tem
porarily. This order went Into effect at
roll call. II a. m. yesterday, and it Is be
lieved that with this reassignment of tho
men the wholesale changes in the depart
ment are at an end.
The Seventh District is under the com
mand of Captain Creecy. and the Ninth un
der the command of Captain Gaffney. As
soon us tho orders weie received by them
early yesterday morning they were trans
mitted to tho patrolmen at roll call, and
within an hour the officers of the day
platoons in each district hud reported in
their new districts for duty.
The rearrangement was accepted by tho
men with Httlo comment and less grum
bling, as the patrolmen, while ignorant of
the causes which prompted the shifting ot
berths, believed that the change is only temporal-.
As in tho case of the Fifth. Sixth,
Second and Third districts, the Captains,
Lieutenants and clerical forces of the Sev
enth and Ninth districts will not be affected
by the change.
Chief of Police Compbell, who is responsi
ble for tho present rearrangement, declines
to say officially whether the transfers will
be made permanent.
"The only thing I can say," he said yes
terday, "is that the rearrangement has been
rineieu soteiy wltn a view to bettering tile
work of the department, and to further
safeguarding the welfare of the public. In
a measure, the conditions growing out of
the strike have contributed mainly to this
move. Dynamiting has been annoyingly fre
quent on certain divisions of the transit
system, especially in North and South St.
Louis. It is not my province nor purpose
to say who is directly or indirectly re
sponsible for these outrages. I only know
that they have occurred, and as the petpe
trators have managed thus far to escape
arrest or detection, I believe that a shifting
of the patrolmen of the police districts in
which the dynamitards have been operating
might have some beneficial effect. Tho
men engaged In these outrages, I figured,
know the ways and h.ibits of the uniformed
patrolmen and special olhcers in their dis
tricts, and it is an easy matter for them to
do the work and evade the officers with im
punity. By Introducing strange men in'o
these districts, with whose laces and habits
the djnamitards are unfamiliar, we will be
able to at least prevent the offenders fjom
operating so boldly, if we are unable to
catch them in the act. It is with this ob
ject in view that the shifting of men has
betn done. The transfers must not be con
strued in any sense as a reflection upon the
efficiency or Integrity of the patrolmen or
their superior officers."
The following were the Sergeants and pa
trolmen transferred:
From Seventh District to Ninth District
bergeants Frank Dolan. John Berrv, Timo
thy O'Leary. Charles H. Rea, William L.
Schaeffer. Alvin Strauslm; Patrolmen Lewis
Bartoid, Louis Kockstlgel. Thomas Rolger,
George E. Burton. Michael Byrne. John M.
Bulks, T. J. Bresnahan. Frank Bresnahan.
John Bannon, Fred Behm, William C.
Burns, John Byrnes. John Burke, .Martin
Carey, Peter M. Sascy, Martin J. Collins.
John P. Curren. Frank Cain. Patrick J. Con
nors, John F. Cougluin, James C. Crawford.
John B. Cahill. Daniel Danaher. William
Dugan, Edward Drain. Albeit Dlehl. Rich
ard Duanly, Dan Donahue, Newton 1C.
Dean, aames Evans. Jameson. Fay. Edward
Fisher, Charles R. Follen, Tim Flynn. Lu
ther W. Freeman. Dennis Galvln, Frank
Garrett, James C. Hancock. John J. Hurley.
William Klipple. Dennis Hishun. Bart T.
Keaney, Patrick Kenney, Tim J. Kline.
Anthony J. Holmes. Thomas Hanlgan, Jo
seph Susby, Harry C. Malonev, Patrick
Mulderlg, John Morris, Wesley Madar, John
A. McCormick. Robert McCarthv, John Mc
Avoy, Leo McDermott. John O'Hare. Daniel
O'Connor. William Pace. Edward Picket,
John Quigley, James Qulnn. Anthony J.
Riley, James Richardson, John Reardon,
William A. Randcll. Erwln Rodenbough,
Cornelius Sheehan, Albert Shinneman. Mack
Schunzel. Thomas B. Shannon, Pat J. Shea.
Walter H. Strother, Frank Spanning, John
M. Sheehan. Charles Felt. Charles S.
Thoman. Michael Tierney. Samuel R. Usmey,
James AVhalen. Albert White, Robert Moody.
From the Ninth District to tha Sevnth
District Serceants DimlpI A TTnnlov nn.
nls Oleason, Anthony Connelly, James
Healy. William Kennedy. Harry Darkey.
Policemen Edward Bagsott, Thnma? F.
Bolger, Robert Bollinger, Robert F. Bnd
shaw. Joseph Rrltton. George J. Butler.
Harry E. Barton. Frank C. Blttel Rich trd
Brennan. Richard Barrett. George Bock.
John J. Callahan. Thomas Callahan. Pat
rick Casldy, George H. Chappell, John P.
Clark. Owen Clark. William J. Cole-nun.
John Collier. Daniel J. Cosgrove, Patrick If
Cleary. James F. Hawk, James B. Cannon.
Fred Cosgrove. John Dandrldce, Georgo
Dennison. Thomas H. Dempsy, Michael
Desmond. Edwnrd J. Doyle, August H
Dooley. Patrick E. Early. Martin Egan.
Patrick Egan, Robert Early, Henry Finly.
Patrick Fitzgerald, James R. Foster
Ernest H. Fechterman. David I. Field Ed
ward Fenlon. Martin Ford, Michael
Fannon. Charles Georgcus, John Gibbons
k-.J- Geraghty. Georgo Greely, William B.
Gibson Patrick Ganley, Richard Halloran,
Edward Hare, James HaBson, Adolph
Hlmeles, James M. Hines, John D. Johnson
James Johnson. Matthew .1. Johnson
Clement Kentzlnger, Robert E. Lee, Ed
jvnra D. Lengo. William T. Little. John C.
McGuire, Richard Moynlhan, Patrick Mee
han. Edward Maher. Victor McBride. Wil
liam J. McCauley, Thomas J. McNeil
Hugh McQuellen, Edward O'Brien, Micniel
W. Purtell. John D. Rosser. John P. Sul
livan. William A. Sullivan. William A
Sweetln, Andrew Taylor, Charter A. Tllley
William TImpke, William Krahey. Daniei
W alsh. Charles H. Watklns and William T.
R. W. Cecil of Birmingham, Ala., Is at
the Plnnters.
G. A. Hancock of Springfield, Mo., Is at
the St. Nicholas.
John M. Ashby and Theodore Vashburn
of Owensboro, Ky., are at the St. James'.
O. R. Tenner of Davis, I. T., is at tho
E. H. Butt of Liverpool, England, Is at
the Southern.
W. J. McQuitty, usher In tho Missouri
Penitentiary at Jefferson City, is at the
Hood Lyle of Kansas City is at the
M. L. Vokner of Little Rock 13 nt tho
Charles Anderson and Luke Rester of
New Harmony, Ky., are at the St. James.
A. H. Mowatt of Fresno, Cal., is at the
J. B. Brady and Mrs. Brady of Monte
rey, Mexico, are at the St. Nicholas.
W. D. Hyde of New York Is at the
R. C. Battle of Corinth, Miss., Is at the
L. M. Preston of Texas is at the South
ern. J. A. Hams of Greenville, HI., Is at the
W. G. Skepwlth of Memphis is at the
H. Ratner of Blackwell, Ok., is at the
R. M. McMlllen, J." C. Fears, E. V.
Anseman and G. G. Stratton of New Or
leans are at the Planters.
George L. Shelton and Mrs. Shelton of
El Paso, Tex., are at the Laclede.
P. B. Hearne of Independence, Mo 13
at the St. Nicholas.
Heat Record Broken.
Pierre, S. D., Aug. 5. The past week lias
broken all records for heat here. The aver
age maximum for the week was 103 degrees.
Tho highest was 111, and the temperature
was above 100 for five days in the week.
Fruit t.m0smSaLtwJi
or K'HmPw
Salad wrWfeMII" rllr
Bowl Kf ' J
only KB&r
This Bowl is of Hie very finest quadruple silver plate, gold lined, brightly
burnished outside, with carved border in very pretty pointed effects. It is S
inches wide at the top, and 6'4' inches high, and makes an exquisite table or
nament. It can be used as a 1'ruit, Orange or Salad Bowl, or can be filled
with flowers as a center piece. It is stamped "Mermod & Jaccard," and
nothing so good has ever been offered in America for so low a price.
fiOTOtir stock 0: Fine Silver Plated spoon and fork
ware contains our new "Louisiana" pattern, the hand
somest design yet made. Our low prices on these
goods enable the careful housewife to replenish her
table at a very small expenditure.
grWrltc tor Catalogue -3,
Daniel Murphy Used Bed Cover
as Life Net and the Lads
Dropped Into It.
Youths While at Play Were
Hoisted Forty Feet in Air
by Linemen.
But for the timely action of Daniel F.
Murph of No. 122T North Ninth street, it
Is probable that William Fierkc, 12 years
old. of No. 123!) Nnrth Ninth, and Eli
Shaerman. 4 years old, of No. 1234 North
Ninth, would not be alive to-day. The two
boys had grasped an overhead cable, and
had been lifted, when it was raled forty
feet in the air. Murphy saw what was
happening, procured a coverlet from a bed,
and into thK when it was held by a dozen
willing hands, both the lads dropped.
Kach came out uninjured, though it seemed
for a moment as if neither could escape
with life.
Yesterday morning a number of boys
were playing on Ninth, between Biddle and
O'Fallon streets. A heavy cable was being
strung by the Bell Telephone Company
nlong Ninth street, and near the boys'
homes. It hung loote within four feet of
the ground. The boys soon perceived the
opportunity for amusement offered by tho
wire, and they used it as a turnbar. It w.is
stiff and strong, and served well for this
Meantime linemen nt Cass avenue were
preparing to hoist the cable. About 10
o'clock they started two teams of horses
to pull the heavy wire aloft. As It began
its ascent a number of boys were on it.
All but Fierke and Shaermnn jumped off,
however, before it had .rotten to an ap
preciable height. Tho remaining two were
slowly lifted twenty, then thirty, and at
last hung suspended even with tho tops of
the houses, more than forty feet above the
The exciting spectacle served to attract
many persons. Soon the pavement immedi
ately beneath the two urchins, who. ap
parently, were doomed to death, was tilled
with an excited crowd. Some cried, "Jump!
Jump Into our arms!" Others cautioned to
hold on. while one rushed to the fire alarm
box. No. 18, on Ninth and O'Fallon, and
turned In an alarm.
AVhen the hubbub began Murphy was in
Theory of Mutusil Suicide or Mur
der aud Suicide.
Philadelphia, Pa.. Aug. 6. Robert W. Sin
clair, aged 51 years, a fruit commission
me'rehant In this city, and his wife, Annie
E., aged 32 years, wero both found dead
last night with a bullet hole In each of
their heads In the garden In front of their
summer home at Green Tree Station on the
Pennsylvania Railroad near thi3 city.
-Whether it was a casw of mutual suicide
or murder and suicide will probably never
bo known. ,, , . .
Tho couple had frequently quarreled, and
some time ago separated. Last week the
wife returned to her husband's house. Sin
clair and his wife each carried a pistol.
For what reason no one could ever find
out. Last night as the husband reached
home and was entering the gate neighbors
heard him exclaim: "Don't shoot! and a
few seconds later two shots in quick cuc
cession were heard. Several of tho
neighbors rushed into the garden and In
the darkness found Mrs. Sinclair i'ing
dead. Close by her head was her husband s
revolver. The husband was lying a few feet
away, and died In a few minmes without
regaining consciousness. The wife a pistol,
a smallweapon, was found about three feet
frThehpoUbcedauthorities of Chester County
made every effort to-day to unravel the
mystery. There are three theories as to
how the tragedy occurred. One Is that
they agreed on mutual suicide; second,
that both tired at the other In a duel, and
third that the wife killed the husband with
her pistol, threw It near his body and then
took her own life vUi his revolver. The
police are Inclined to the belief that the last
theory is tho correct one.
Twenty Thousand Persons Expect
ed to Attend on Wednesday.
Sedalla, Mo.. Aug. 5.-A11 arrangements
have been completed tor the celebration by
the Southwest Missouri Log Rolling Asso
ciation of Modern Woodmen of America to
be held in Sedulia next Wednesday, Au
gust S. Secretary Francis Bliisc, Sr.-, who
has received reports from all the camps in
the State, estimates that the attendance
at the log rolling will exceed 20.000 peop e.
Excursions will be run on all the railroads
centering here. Tickets for two tralnloads
have already been soli at Kansas City and
a third train may be required to accommo
date the Woodmen in the western part of
the State. Similar reports have been re
ceived from other points, indicating that
the log rolling will be a great success.
Grand Marshal Charles Ernst has appoint
ed the following assistant marshals for the
000 Engravlngs-MtUcd Fret.
Whose presence of mint! saved two boys
from death by falling from
an overhead cable.
his room and he perceived tho cause of the
disturbance from his window. He did not
lose a moment, but grasped the coverlet
of his bed. and. waving it above I1I3 head,
rushed out on the street, where the crowd
opened a way for him.
The heavj bed cover was grasped by a
score of hands, and soon was stretched out
beneath the hoys, like an improvised life
net. It was none too soon, for young
Shncrman's strength was exhausted, his
small hands would no longer sustain his
weight, and he fell. His body struck the
blanket and rebounded slightly, and the
child, though greatly frightened, was un
injured by the long fall.
Fierke would not let go for some time.
Despite the cries of the crowd urging him
to drop, he appeared numbed with fright.
While he remained dangling in midair a
fire engine arrived, but the firemen could
not get their nets out in time for use. Fin
ally Fierke's strength also gave out, and
his body shot downward Into the bed
cover. Like tho Shaerman boy, he received
no hurt.
When tho two boss were safe on solid
ground they were each grasped in the arms
of tluir respective mothers and hugsed as
as they had probably never been hugged
before. Murphy, too, and the various men
who had helpid save the boys, received tho
hearty thanks of the parents of the chil
dren. A lining end to the thrilling sceno
were tho three mighty cheers, lifted by tho
crowd assembled, in honor of Murphy.
parade: P. A. Cesna and W. A. Norling,
Kansas City; W. A. Chatham, Lamonte;
W. A. Morgan, Springfield; H. E. Erret,
Nevada; J. D. Franklin, F. B. Hughes,
George Rector, G. M. Penberton, F. F.
Combs, F. J. Rinkle, J. A. Robb and P. C.
Teufel, Sedalia.
Immediately after the parade to Liberty
Park Mayor S. K. Crawford will deliver the
address of welcome on behalf of Sedalla
and J. T. Montgomery will make the ad
dress of welcome on behalf of Sedalia Wood
men and tho response will be by Honornblo
F. M. McDavid of Springfield, president of
the Southwest Missouri Log Rolling Asso
Court's Ruling in a Uig Estate
Leavenworth, Kas., Aug. 5. Judge Hook
of the United States District Court has
ruled against the claimants to 160 acres of
land comprising the principal business por
tion and 200 home sites, besides valuable
railway yards. In the city of Argentine,
Kas., a suburb of Kansas City.
Suit to reclaim the property was brought
In 1S93, in tho name of William J. Isaacs, an
Indian, who claimed to be an heir of Nancy
Whltefeather and Elizabeth Longtail, the
original allottees of the tract. Isaacs pro
duced a deed purporting to have been exe
cuted for the consideration of J1.000, nnd his
attorneys succeeded in having the Commis
sioner of Indian Affairs of the Department
of the Interior approve the instrument. His
attorneys began suits of eviction. The in
terested citizens of Argentine engaged at
torneys, who claimed that the Interior De
partment's approval of the deed had been
secured under a misapprehension and began
suit in the name of the United States
against Isaacs nnd his attorneys, asking
that the approval be set aside.
Judge Hook decided the case on a prece
dent laid down recently by the United
States Supreme Court, to the effect that
when approvals of Indian deeds were mado
by the head of a department under a mis
apprehension or misstatement, even from
one of his subordinate officers', the approval
should be set aside.
Its 1 the Proper Fitting
That spectacles are helpful or harmful. Dr.
Bond, expert optician, at Mermod & Jac
card's, Broadway and Locust, will examine
your eye3 free of charge, and guarantee a
fit. Steel frames, ?1 and up; gold, $5 and up.
Pantor at Centrnlla Resign.
Centralla, Mo., Aug. 5. Rev. A. E. Birch
has resigned as pastor of the Bethlehem
Baptist Church near this city and accepted
a call to the Baptist Church at Norborne,
Carroll County, Mo.
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100 N. Fourth Street.
City Passenger Agent.
The filler is a combination of High Grade
Havana and Domestic Tobaccos.
They are appreciated by critical smokers because
this mixture produces the mild Havana aroma taste
without the depressing effect of heavy all Havana
Price, $2.25 per lOO.
Distributers. St. Louis.
Marcus Feder, Cleveland, O., Manufacturer.
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London Firm During the Week
Berlin Inactive.
London, Aug. C The tone of the Stock
Exchange last week was remarkably firm,
considering the small amount of business
done and the dearness of money. The as
s : -ination of King Humbert, the attack
upn the Shah of Persia, the death of the
Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha. and the.
issue of exchequer bonds were Jll adverse
factors, but they were probably counter
balanced by the encouraging news from
China and by the belief that the end of the
war in South Africa is at last in sight.
Americans were the strongest feature of
the market; but the only change of impor
tance was in Union Pacific Railway shares,
which rose 2 points. Other American se
curities went up only fractionally or showed
no change.
Mines were lifeless, but there is some in
dication of Improvement, Rands having
risen ';. point.
As to-morrow Is a bank holiday, the Stock
Exchange will be closed.
Jloney fluctuated considerably during tho
week, but closed firm until Tuesdav, C to
3b per cent, for a week 3b and on three
months' bills H&'S-Jb
Berlin. Aug. 5. The Bourse last week, was
so inactive that brokers actually discusse-j
the feasibility of shorter hours. Of more
than twenty American railways whose se
curities are handled here, onlv five could
be quoted yesterday. The week recorded a
slight rise In Imperial and Prussian loans;
and Chinese loans alio rose. The German
Asiatic hank in Berlin has received n.
Shanghai cable to the. effect that the last
installment for the September coupons of
Chinese four-and-a-halfs will bo promptly
The continued failure of the commanders
of the allied forces In China to select a
Commander-in-Chief, depressed the Bourse
all Week.
Another depressing factor was the re
newed evidence of weakness In the iron sit
uation. On the Iron Bourso at Dusseldorf
bar Iron was quoted 10m lower, and there
were reductions for other brands. Two
thonsand tons of Alabama iron were sold at
the Sllesian works at 52 marks, to be de
livered in Hamburg in November. The sale
was much commented Upon, causing lower
prices. Sllesian establishments report poor
business in piping sheets, as the result of
American competition. The wire mills there
have restricted their output and pig iron
stocks show an additional Increase.
In the money market there was little
business last week, but rates were some
what changeable. Private discount reached
4i per cent yeFterday upon heavy offerings
of Russian paper.
foreign exchange rates remain unfavor
able, but thus far no gold has been taken
from the Reichsbank for export.
Many branches of the textile industry re
port a slacking of business. Chemnitz
however, had a good business with the
United States, and the July reports show
that tho exports from Gera are doubled
Only a few more left of those prettily
engraved quadruple silver-plated Ice
Pitchers that have been so popular at
$3.50. Secure one now, as only this lot can
be sold at that price. Mermod & Jaccard's,
Broadway and Locust.
Two Rivals Will Strive to Carry
Township for Their Candidates.
Topeka, Kas., Aug. 5. Dudley Township,
Haskell County, easily takes first premium
on freak marriage contracts. On the result
of tho election In that township this year
hangs the fate of James Bradley and Wil
lis Wilkinson, two suitors for tho hand nnd
heart of Mis3 Mary Klncaid. A letter
from that county to-day says Miss Klncaid
will marry the young man who carries that
township for his candidate for President,
nnd the defeated suitor Is to act as best
man at the wedding on November 7.
In 1896, tho only township in the United
States carried by Palmer and Buckner, Gold
Democratic nominees for President and
Vice President, was Dudley Township, Has
kell County. Six votes were cast In the
township at the election. Palmer and Buck
ner receiving 3, McKinley and Hobart 2, and
Bryan and Sewell 1.
When Colonel Buckner heard of It, he pro
ceeded to show his appreciation by senulng
a two-gallon demijohn full of Kentucky
bourbon and a ta bill to the people of th.u
township, with the Injunction that they as
semble In a convenient place and eat, drink
and be merry. They met in the schooIhou.se
and all had a good time.
There is no Gold Democratic ticket in the
field. One, and probably two, of the Palmer
and Buckner voters are counted for Bryan,
the other for McKlnley. Bradley i3 a Re
publican nnd Wilkinson Is a Democrat. Two
new voters moved Into the township, but
their politics are unknown.
Atlantic Clly, Cnpe Mar and other At
lantic seashore resorts are best reached via
Vandalia - Pennsylvania Lines. Through
sleepers. Dining cars serve all meals.
Family Quarrel Ended Seriously
for James Lamb.
James Lamb, a laborer, living at No. 1405
North Eighth street, was taken to the
City Hospital yesterday afternoon sufer
lng from Injuries received In a fight with
his stepson, William O'Brien, who also
lles at the North Eighth street address.
Lamb married Mrs. O'Brien, mother of
the young man with whom he had the
trouble, about a year ago. He claimed
that young O'Brien considered that mar
riage with his mother was equivalent to
marriage with the rest of the family so
far as supporting them was concerned, and
he settled down for a life of luxurious ease.
Lamb claims he took exception to this, and
On the face. Warts, Moles, Tattoo. Blrth-narka,Wen, Scars, Etc.. panaanently
removed. Flabby and discolored complexion corrected by clectro-musafo treat
ment. Deformity of the N05E, EARS, riOUTH, LIPS, WRINKLES, etc. corrected.
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Plus $2.00.
Good Going August 8th and lath.
Return Until September 30th, 1900.
Train Leaves 1 P. M.
Union Station.
Assistant General Passenger Agent.
m mmwiw
yesterday he explained his views on tha
point to O'Brien. When hla stepfather sug
gested that he go to work and give part of
the proceeds of his labor to hl3 mother in
return for his board O'Brien took the propo.
sitlon In evil part, and proceeded to hava
words with I-imb, the dispute finally set
tling down to a mlxup, in which Lamb
was stabbed.
Our Special ?t Ho of Stationery.
5) sheets of our new "Hyacinth Blue"
Writing Paper and 50 envelopes to match,
stamped with single-initial or two-letter
monogram, in colors or gold. Jtermod &
Jaccard's, Broadway and Locust.
Writeor lampbr. llailtdfrtt.
ot Permitted to Preach at Mans
field. Manfleld, O., Aug. 5. Overseer John
Hamner Piper and Elders E. P. Fisher, A.
W. McCIurkin and A. McFarland of Dow-1
ies' Christian Catholic Church in Zion ar
rived here this morning at 6:33. A mob of
over 2.000 persons were waiting at the depot
and the police refused to allow the Dow
leites to get out of tho car. Amid cheers
and shouts they went on to Ashland, four
teen mil"s east. At Ashland tha proselyters
tried to hire a carriage to bring them back
to Mansfield, but all the liverymen refused
their requebt. They telegraphed at noon
that they would reach here again at 2:20.
and again nearly 4.000 neonle were at the
depot to meet them. A second tlma they
were not permitted to leave the train, and
departed for Chicago, saying they would ba
back next Sunday. The city is quiet.
MeKinley Approves Plans for Dis
trict of Columbia.
Washington. Aug. 5. President McKlnley
has approved the provisional plans for th
celebration next December of the centen
nial of the establishment of the seat of gov
ernment in the District of Columbia, sub
mitted to him Friday last by President
MucFarl.mil of the Board of Commissioners
of the District of ColumbU. as chairman
of the committee of this celebration, and
bv other members of the committee. Tho
plan provides for a reception by President
McKlnley at the Executive Mansion, in tho
morning of the day of celebration, to the
Governors of States who are members of
tho irimmlttse. with anoroDrlate addresses.
followed by commemorative exercises In.
Congress In the afternoon and a military
and naval paraue.
Michigan resorts can be reached In throifh
car via Vandalia-Pennsylvanla. lines, leav
ing St. Louis 1 p. m. August S and 15, with
return limit September 30. 1000. at the fol
lowing low round-trip ticket rates:
Petoskey and return $19.60
Mackinac Island and return 21.16
Harbor Springs and return 10.S3
Wequetonsing and return 13.1a
Ticket office, 100 North Fourth street, and
Union Station
Senator Mnncr nnd Fnmllr Returning
Washington. Aug. 5. Senator and Mrs.
Money are at Cape May. Miss Money, who
has been abroad for a year, is with them.
Miss Monev spent some months in Paris,
continuing "her study ot French and the
violin. Very recently Mrs. Money, accom
panied bv her daughters. Mrs. Hill of Mis
sissippi, Mrs. Beverley Read, wife of Cap
tain Read, United States Army, and Miss
Money, spent some time In Phoenix, Ariz.
MI-ss Money will shortly go to West Point,
and has planned to return to Washington
somewhat earlier In the season than usual.
Senator Money's duties in connection with
the Cuban Investigation Committee, necessi
tating his presence In tho city prior to tha
convening of Congress will hasten the re
turn of his family by several weeks.
Conrthouxe Dome Wrecked.
Bloomington. III., Aug. 5. For two weeks
Dutch Mike Melsberger. a Chicago expert In
the use of explosives, has been working to
remove tne dome or tne Bloomington uourt-
nonse, wnicn was uamagea oy nre June i-i
and is being demolished for a new structure
One charce was fired each moraine abouti
daybreak without successful effect until'
this morning, when a heavy explosion
dropped the 200 tons of metal into the base
ment, 110 feet below, with a terrific crash.
7..10 Indianapolis and Return.
Aug. 7th and Sth, via Big Four Route.
Trains leave S:00 a. m., 12 noon. 8:06 p. m.
Tickets Broadway and Chestnut sts.
Ilnnk of Spain Report.
Madrid, Aug. 5. The Bank of Spaln'3
report for the week ended yesterday shows
the following:
Gold in hand, no change; silver In hand,
decrease 1,933,000 pesetas; notes In circula
tion. Increase 7,813,000 pesetas.
The gold quotation was 27.80.
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