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Hiero Tifl'any and Miss Linahan
' Eloped to Clayton and Then
Went to Arkansas.
Family Objections, Religious Dif
ferences and Other Circum
stances Led Several Couples
to the County Seat.
To circumvent parental oppo'ltlon. MI"
Alice Linahan. a comely joung woman of
IS summers eloped to Clajton jester
day afternoon -with Hiero G Tlffanv
ami was married to him by Justice of the
Pcaco J. B. Greensieldcr. Then, to escape
rarental -wrath, the pair went direct to the
"Union Station and boarded a train for Lit
tle Rock, where the honejmoon will be
spent. Its duration will depend on the length
of time it takes the wrath of the Ltnahans
to be appeased.
The Llnahniis live at No. 1735 Morgan
Ftrcet. the home of Mis Ltnahan's uncle.
John Linahan. the proprietor of a boolc
store. The latter'? wife died some several
months ago. and since then Miss Linahan
and the members of her family have been
keeping house for him
Difference of religious opinion is the rea
son given ly Miss Linahan's parents for
opposition ta their daughter's marriage.
The Linalmns are deout Catholics the
bride being .1 member or the Young Ladle5'
Sodality in the Immaculate Conception Par
ish. Tiffany Is a Protestant.
Tile couple were accompanied to Claton
bv- Mis Linahan's sister .n 1 a ounr rnn
who refued to give his name. Tiffany Is an
electrician in the employ of the Missojri
Taclllc Railroad Companj.
There were several other eloping couples
.at Clajton jestcrday. From Chicago, and
far off San Francisco. rcpectiely. came
James M. Craig and Eva L Crouch. They
were marrlsd bj the Reverend Doctor
Charles of the Presbjterlnn Church. Co
lumbus. O . furnished a couple in the per
wms of Sedlej Hurlbcrt and Grace Hinder
hand. Thoj were verj- anxious that the
natter be I.cpt quiet, and argued with the
license clerk for ten minutes in an effort
to keep their n imcs off of the records.
There were two couples from St. Louis
Count j. The first. Michael Wclfrey and
Lizzie Clark, both of Allcnton. were mar
ried at home. The second couple, Andrew
Dickson of Sappington and Koena Mead of
Affton, were married by the Reverend
Doctor Charles.
Feast of the Assumption the Occa
sion of a Great Gatheiing in
the Old Building.
Many Postulates and Novices Re
ceived Into the Order, and the
Day Made One of Gen
eral Rejoicing.
Visitors thronged the convent of the Sis
ters of St. Joseph In Carondelet jesterday.
when the order celebrated tho feast of the
Assumption and received many postulants
and novices The sisters were privileged to
receive their friends and relatives. The
entiro house- was thrown open for Inspection
and tho beautiful grounds were filled with
From early morning until sunset women
nnd children streamed Into the weather
beaten old convent. Its entrance Is on Min
nesota avenue and Kansas street, and the
ptructure. as It has been built with its nu
merous additions, rambles over two city
squares. With Its dense foliage and the
beautifully tended grove of great old locust
trees, and long quivering creepers, and the
little beds of vivid flowers, the quaint old
place reminds one of convents in Europe.
Tho convent Is one of the richest in the
West, as It Is tho mother-house of the Sis
ters of St. Joseph In this part of the United
States. The Reverend Mother Algoria Is
the superior. The convent is perched on a
high bluff overlooking- a large sweep of tho
Mississippi River and of the Illinois shore.
Yesterday the sisters were at liberty to
loiter In nooks about the beautiful grounds
with their visitors. The entire place had a
eweet, placid atmosphere that filled the vis
itor with peace and quiet.
One of ths things which the nuns exhib
ited with much pride was the new chnpel,
which has Just been completed. Its con
struction, with the altar and Its various
ornaments, cost many thousands of dollars.
fhe chanel building alone cost $G0.0OT, tne
gift of one of the nuns. It is filled with
laro statuary and splendid marbles, and
there are numerous relics of martyred
taints, who'e memory is dear to the Sisters
of St. Joseph. There are also several tomb
stones, taken from the Catacombs, that are
known to bo more than 2,000 j ears old. The
main altar is an "altare prlv lleglatum," by
special dispensation from the Pope, and
there are live other altars around it in
honor of Uc Blessed Virgin, St. Joseph,
the Chapel of Martjrs. the Souls of tho
Head, and Our Lady of Salette. The sta
tions are all of rare beautv and are con
structed of the same material as those at
St. Francis Xavier's Church.
The Reverend Doctor Jesse Bowman
Young, former editor of the Central Chris
tian Advocate, who has been suppljing the
pulpit of tte LIndell Avenue M. K. Church
the last six weeks, fcas gone on a month s
trip to Colorado At the close of services
last Sundaj ex-Governor E. O. Stanard ex
pressed to Doctor Young the appreciation
of tho congregation for his services. After
the meeting of the conference Doctor Young
will assume tho pastorate of Walnut Hills
M. E. Church, In Cincinnati, O.
The Reverend Doctor J. P. T. Ingraham.
pattor of the Grace Episcopal Church, is
seriously Hi at his home, in Marlon place,
near Twelfth street.
t.l vnntsn n tVi rftftf CO r1 PT1
of the Central Y. M. C. A. to-morrow even-
in" win oe a coiic-uit u.v iviumei j itm-
and Reed Band. These concerts, together
with the swimming pool and bowling alley
features, are rapidly increasing the mem
bership of the association. It now stands
530, with an average net Increase of more
thati ten a day.
St. Malachy's Young Men's Sodality has
completed arrangements for a lawn party
to be given at St, Malachy's Park. Garrison
and Clnrk avenues, to-morrow evening. An
excellent programme has been arranged for
the occasion.
Professor W. B Chamberlain of the Chi
cago Theological Seminary has been Invited
address the Y. M. C. A. next Sunday aft
ernoon HH topic will be. "Sources of Pow
er for the Young Man.
The Reverend Doctor J. F. Cannon, pastor
Walter Keeton and Nellie Lorn;
Went for an Outing and
Were Married.
Bride's Younger Sister Accom
panied Them, but Didn't Know
the Object of the Trip
Until It Developed.
Walter ICeeton and Nellie Long, on mat
rimony bent, journejed from Rellevillo to
Claton jesterdaj. accompanied b .1 l'-year-old
sister of Miss Iong and V. II.
Guiton. n friend of Keeton
They obtained a marriage license and
were married by the Reverend 1! II.
Charles of the Clivton Presbvtenati
Church. Then they returned home and re
ceived tne parental blessing and the con
gratulations of their many friends, to
whom their action was a complete surprise.
Miss Long is the prettv daughter of Geo.
R. Long, a furniture dealer In Kellcville,
and has had manv admirers. Keeton is a
conductor en the Daj line, and lias lived
In Belleville about a jcar. He met Mls
Long shortlv after his arrival and paid her
marked attention. Miss Long exhibited an
equally marked preference for the stalwart
joung conductor.
Keeton called at the Long residence vesterdav-
morning and said he lied been Given
.1 daj's iv -off, at d asked Miss ling to take
an outlng'wlth him to Forest Park and some
of the summer gardens in Pt Louis Mrs.
Long suggested that Nellie's jounger sister.
Cora, IB vears old. aceompanv them, and
Keeton said he would be pleased to hive
her go Accordingly the trio left the house,
promising to be home earlv. Miss Cora
had no inkling of the intentions of her sister
and Ko"ton at tint time.
On the vvav to St. Loui. AV. II Guiton,
a friend of Keeton's. Joined them He was
cognizant of the plans of the couple. In
a casual way he asked the party to join him
In a trip to Clav ton. vv here he s lid he had
some business to tnnsact, after which they
could enjoy themselves In Torest Park and
tne summer gardens. Thev consented and
Guiton led the vvav direct to the Clav ton
Courthouse. Miss Cora Long still did not
divine what was up. and the marriage li
cense was obtained without her knowledge
It was only when the pirtv called .it
the pastor's residence that the joung girl
realized how- she had been imposed upon.
Then her chagrin was disunited in the
good-natured laugh indulged in by the jok
ers. A telephone messigc was sent to the
parents of the bride by the elopers, In
forming them of what had taken place. Mr.
Long regretted the hastv marriage, she said,
because she had planned a big leception and
wedding supper.
The couplo will make Belleville their
of the Grand Avenue Preshjterian Church,
left vesterday for a two v eeks' vacation at
Ocean Grove. N. J. In his absence the Rev
erend Doctor George T. Eddy will supply
his pulpit.
Fight in a Saloon in Which Many
Shots Are Fired.
Two private watchmen and a crowd of
men who were in Albert Newman's saloon
at No 1S0O South Third street, about 9
o'clock, engaged In an argument which
resulted in tho exchange of more than a
dozen pistol shots. No one was injured,
but several arrests were made The watchmen-were
released from custody after
they had been taken to the Third District
Isaac Ketchum of No 151") Menard street
and Charles Davenport of No 1121 St. Ange
avenue are watchmen in the cmploje of
the Iron Mountain Railroad Companj.
Ketchum was formerly emplovod as a
guard at the Workhouse, and one of the
men in the crowd mode the declara
tion that Ketchum and another guard
named Joe Gollsh had beaten him with
their clubs while he was serving time there.
Ketchum denied it, and when the man
walked toward him drew his revolver. The
crowd assaulted the two watchmen Daven
port, who went to Kctchum's assistance,
was dragged Into the street and relieved
of one of his revolvers. He had another
revolver, which was overlooked In the
search, and with that he opened lire on his
aEsailants Newman, tho proprietor of the
salcon, also fired. None of tho bullets took
William Bliss, the bartender, was ar
retted on a chargo of disturbing the peace
Newman will be held to answer to a charge
of assault to kill.
Prominenl Speakers Arouse Enthu
siasm at Alton.
A Democratic picnic and demonstration
was held by the Brvan and Stevenson Club
at Rock Springs Park yesterday. Among tho
prominent speakers were Congressman
Thomas M. Jett, General Alfred Orendorft
of Springfield and John W. YnntH of Shel
brville. candidate for the State Board of
Equalization from the Eighteenth Congres
sional District.
The dav's programme began with a street
parade The exercises nt the park besan
at 2 o'clock. The first ppeakei was Con
gressman Jett, who poko at length on
the mistakes of the Administration at
Washington. He closed his address with
a talk to tho labor element, saving he wa-
in favor of a labor representative in the
President's Cabinet. He also had a word
to sav to the old soldier'. He wound i.p
by declaring he would come to Mndlon
Countv in the November election with a plu
rality from the six other csuntie of " Oo-J
Congressman Jett was rollowpd bv Jlr.
Yantis, after which the iissornblase ate a
picnic dinner. In the evening General Orcn
dorff addressed the picnickers. R.iln inter
fered to some extent with the evening at
tendance The address of General Oren
dorff was followed bj a concert by the two
Foreign Exchange Rankers May
Ship XoMoie Gold.
New York. Aug 13 Foreign exchange
bankers reported to-daj their In.ibllltv to
obtain such concessions fiom the 1J-1- o!
Ei gland as would make furthc- gold ship
ments from this countrj profltab e.
A banking-house with Important connec
tions knew of no inducement offered bj the
Bank of Trance to attract gold to that
country bv to-morrow's steamer.
First Wife Would Restrain Him
From Disposing of Property.
Chicago. 111. Aug 11 Judge Neelv Ins
Issued a temDorarv injunction restraining
John D. Hopkins of the Hopkins Amuse
ment Company from disposing of anv of
his property until the further hearing on
the cros bill filed vesterday b his first
wife. Mrs. Rasetta R. Hopkins.
Rested Well, but His Condition
Has Xot Improved.
Kansas City. Mo , Aug. 15 A special from
Las VcKas sajs former United States Sen
ator John J. Ingalls rested well last night,
and that he ate fairly well this morning.
His condition Is not materially chanced
from jesterday.
Window Panes Broken by Earth's
Convulsions in Washington.
Seattle, Wash . Aug. 15 A special to the
Times from Silverton. Wash., sajs:
A hard shock of earthquake was felt here
yesterday at 4 o'clock, shaking window
panes and crockery to pieces in many in
stances. The shock lasted three minutes.
Roy Hadsell, Aged 20, of Madison,
Weds Elizabeth Cotton, Aged 17,
of Edwardsville.
Met Six Months Ago and Were En
gaged Hefore the Daj's I'lohe
The Parents of'ltoth
(Jave Consent.
In a storv of love, who shall cav when tho
l'ist paragraph is written." ho announce
"Conclusion" while both principals are liv
ing and Cupid is at large'
Friends thought the attachment of beauti
ful i:il7.thcth Cotton and Uoy Hadsell at
Madison. Ill , would end when the heroine
of the romance leturned to her home at
Mount Vernon i months ago. after a vllt
in Madison Publielv it did.
"Too bid!" sild the public, but the voting
folks said "Not vet." In Kdw.irdsville jc
terdnv thev were married bv Justice George
Barraclough m the most approved Madison
Count v fashion
Roj Hadsell. who Is CO j ears old. and looks
about 17, is a well-known Madison business
outh. with a record as a monev -maker. He
met the fascinating Klbabeth Cotton at .1
social gathering. Shy as was onlj 17, out
nothing was said about ages
In less time tl.au it takes to tell It the
joung man was in love. Before the ev
ening was over thev were betrothed De
t ills of a cereironj however, were left
to the future, as each thought there was
plentv of time Miss Cotton went home and
It was said that the episode was ot.lv .1
p.is'injf flirtation, a meie lotus areim, be
ginning too successful. t0 ue sincere.
"Life is real, life is earnest, and in irri.ige
is the onh h ippj goal." wrote voung It id
sell In his long-dist.iin c courtship When
it was too lite he bewail to think what a
mist ike tluv had made in parting at til
Miss Cotton's letters were encotirnglng. and
llnallv Hndsill decided to ask the opinions
of his stepfather, M 11 Fulson, and his
mother Thej were almost as encouraging
as the voting ladj herself, so the net step
was to have the heroine investigate the
part to be plajed bv her relitlves. Miss
Cotton found that there would be no opposi
tion from that source and after a sep ir.i
tion of six months the voung lid and her
hlster, Mrs. Roack, met Hadsell and his
parents In Fdwardsvllle vesterdav. A mar
riage license was issutd to the couple and
from the Recorder's office tlicy went
straight to Justice Barraclough
Something In tho manner of the juvenile
principals caused the Justice to tint a
weight on his legal papers and to ask If
It was to be a wedding. "Of course," said
Hadsell. but he wanted no publicity alnut
the matter.
When the ceremonv had been performed
the wedding partj boarded a bt. Louis
train, and after a brief stop In the cltv
returned to Madison, where Mr and Mrs
Hadsell are now at home to their friend t"
They Stole Pots, Pans, Kettles,
Coal and Everything Else
That Was Portable.
Ransacked the Shed Rack of Resi
dence of George Spellman in
Cook Avenue Three
Negroes Did It.
Three negroes, who rode in a dilapidated
old wagon, committed a unique clav light
robberv Tuesday at the residence of George
Spellman, No 3710 Cook avenue.
They entered the shed in the rear of the
house from the allej. lacking the door
leading to the house thev ransacked the
Place at their leisure. It took two loads
to cirry cvervthing awaj, but thev suc
ceeded, and there Is no clew to their Identi
ty. Despite the heat of the present weather
and the slight necessity for fuel the thieves
made away with a good-sized pile of coal
It mun have taken consiJerablo time, and
at least one full wagon load to get this; but
these negroes evidently were in no hurrj
to leave the scere of their depredations anj
were rot at all afraid of interruption
It is believed the burglary was committed
some time In the afternoon In the morning
members of the Spfllman famllv were in th-
shed and nothing was then missed but
about 7 o'clock in the evtnlr-. when Mr
Spellman went to the hcd. th. robbers inii
comnle-eJ thir work and nothing of value
remained in the place
Neighbors saw three negroes about -1
n'lloek ii the afternoon come out of the
allcv Into Spiln" .ivtn.ie. Thev were dilv
ing .1 r.iw-boned bav hor-e and their wagon
v.. is full of coal The trio did not look cns-pl.-'otis
Whin Mr. Spcllmm made the JN
covpij that he had been robbed the three
negroes were rcmembi red and circumstan
tial evidence fixed the guilt upon them
In monetnrv value the propeitv taken bv
the thieves dos not amount to much It
consisted of pans pots and kstlles, .1 num
b'T of cans eif oil paints, some tools and
livers other things. ,,11 of wllch nire , d
helter-skelter into the wagon.
Fred Lcawon. Houseman at the
Southern, the Victim.
Tred le.iwon. 27 jears 0'il. n houserian
at the fco itbern Ilotrl v ., tirow nr-,i in the
Mississippi niver at the font of Him stieet
about S o'clock lust night His l,odv lus not
been recovered
Lea won, with two companion. Hubert T.
Rogers nnd George Ncvh-, loft his lodg
ings nt No .102 Kim street, at nt o'clock
to take a twim in the river. A fur belnr in
the water a short time he .slipped on' a
rock, cutting his foot. He pl(k"d up the
stone and brought it ashore, rrna'king to
Ncvvbv. vho was on the shore, that he .-..is
going back to wash the blood from his loot
and then come out. This was the last seen
of Lcav.on Rogers, who w.au in the water,
and Ncwbj. who did not go in. both called
him, but received no answer. After seaicli
ing for a halt hour, tliej concluded he a as
drowned, nnd notitled the police Their
theorj is that when Lean on went back to
bathe his foot, he siippeu ln Matcr bevond
his depth, nnd. not being a good swlmriT.
was carried under bv an undertow. His
clothing was turned over to the police
Uavvon was born in New York City and
came to St. Louis live months ago. He Aas
unmarried and it is not known here
whether his parents are alive
Building Trades Council Discussed
the Fine Order.
The question of withdrawing the fine or
dered Impose! upon members who ride on
transit cars was taken up in the form of a
resolution last night at the meeting of the
Building Trades Council at Druids' Kail
Speeches were made for and against the
proposition, the final decision by -vote being
to allow the order to stand.
Robert Young was elected Marshal for the
Building Trades Council for Labor Day.
Division Naval .Militia of Missouri will hold
its regular weekly dull this evening at the
Armory. After drill Lkuten int Rogers will
call .1 'peU.il business meeting to deal with
unfinished business
a negro, who was hot in the chest In a
light by another negro named Pat McGren,
at Third and Plum .street". Sunday night,
olul jcsttrd.iv at tho City Hospital Jlc
Grew is under arrest.
Missouri Sand Coiiipinj .vislcnl.iy lilcd no
tice ot decrease ot its capltil stock fiom
ftdOOO to J10.WO The linn's assets are
designated as $.'l,IWS.i and the liabilities
as HV) The -lock is divided into 1,0W)
shares of $10 each.
John H. Rodgers of Fort Smith. Ark, will
hold court here to-dav In place of Judge
i:imer H Adams of the Fulled States Dis
trict Court, who is on his vacation at Wood
stock, Vt The docket is sin.ill and it is not
believed that It will take more than three
or four d.ivs to clear It up
der of H Iberians No S will f,lve- an excur
sion and picnic to Pacific, Mo. un Surdaj.
Augii-t 1''. The programme for the occa
sion will consist 01 all kinds of Irs-h nation
al games, el inces and races. The Hibernian
Hand will furnish music. The trains will
leave Union fetation at 3 a. 111 and 12.13
p m
ick jesteidav srnt the veir's special tax.
bill") to Comptroller Sturgeon. lour d.ivs
in advance ol last jcar. To-d iv Mr. Stur
geon will have nineiv-totir clerk commence
making dupllc.iti s ul the hill They will
finish tin ir work in four divs 'lc bills
will bo siveti to the Collector before Sep
tember 1
HOY RFN OVEIt-Igniitz Kasban, 9
j cars old, of No UA Notth Rusluli street,
while cro'-sing Uioadv, iv at Washington
avenue, jestcrdiv morning, was knocked
down bv .1 horse attached 10 ,1 spring
wagon, owned and driven bj John Barker
of No 7J.1 North hpring avenue 'ilio
wheels pissed over his bodv. lie was ie
moved to the Cltv Dispens irv, whore Ins
injuries, which arc slight, were dres-eil
STRFCK RY A CAK-Mi-s Annie Hege
of No 2S1I Clark avenue was knocked down
1 ist night bv cat No 57 ot the Market
stieet division of the trinsit company
while crossing thi strrot In front of No 291J
Manche tci avenue. Doctor Gibson of No.
-Jl South Jeffeixm avenue, who attended
Miss Hcge at hei home, s iid she had le
celved .1 gash 011 the back of her hi ad and
several bruises about the bodv Hei con
elition is not serious
Waters, who was chareel with nshault on
Adolph Stoffragen at Hroadw.iv and Salis
burv street, was ncquitttit In the Court
of Criinln tl Correction vesterdav. Walters
alighted from a Hroadwav ear with his
wife-, and started home Thiv were siir
lounded bv .111 angij mob Stoifragen and
Julius Kinase staitod lor Walters in such
a threatening manner Hint he drew his re
volver and fired The bulb t passed through
Stnffragin. lodging I'l Kulnct. Judge Clark
decided that Walters was justified in his
B Tobin of No 2710 Allen avenue, wa ar
raigned In the First District police Court
cstcrdiv. eharged with hiving disturbed
the peace of Joseph P. Methudv, a druggist
at California and Russell avenues Methudj
sud tint Tobin fell in-enslble on the side
walk in frort of the store Tucselav aiter
noon and that he carried him In the jnrd
and applied restoratives, which brought
him to consciousness in half an hour. As
soon ai he came to, Methudv -aid he made
n rush at him and struck him In the face
If It had not been for the intervention
of a policemen Methudv thinks he would
have received a severe beating. Tobin ex
plained that le was afflicted with (its.
Judge Sidener discharged him. recommend
ing that he be sent to the Citj Hospital
for observation.
Commissioner Alt, Mavor Zlesenheln, City
Chemist Telchmann, Doctor Ravold, Re
corder of Deeds Hnhn, Collector Wenneker
nnd members of the Municipal Assemblv,
tlie Board of Public Improvements and the
Health Department depart this morning nt
G Vi on the harbor boat for a trip to the
mouth cf the Illinois P.iver. The partj goes
to Inspect the operations of Doctors Teich
mann nnd Ravold ln their experiments to
determine the etfect of Chicago sewage on
the Mississippi River, and on the St. Louis
vnter supply. The bout will stop In tho
Illinois River, about six miles above Graf
ton, near the old hill from which Mar
quette Is sild to have viewed tho Missis
sippi on his return from the Ohio River.
All the tests will be made on the home
ward trip Doctor Teichmann is desirous
that the Municlpil Assemblv and cltv of
ficials should see e ictlj what Is being
done anil how the work Is conducted.
A dramshop licence petition Is being c r
culated bv Willi un OLiughlln of Klrk
vv ood
Colonel R II Brown, one of the oldest
and bent-known citizens of I'dge brook, elied
vesterdav after a short Illness Colonel
Brown was a veteran of the Civil War and
vas one of the pioneer residents of St
Loui Countv. He hail been of unsound
health, mentallv and phv-lcally. for several
'ars He was removed from St. Vincent's
Asvlum to his home some time ago. and
shortly after his condition changed for tho
worse, resisting in Ills death
While driving to M Louis with 11 load
of fruit earlv vc.e.dav morning A V.
Simms. a mir'irvman living in Rltenour. St.
I.ouis Countv, was struck bj a Suburban
car nt the Intersection of tne Suburoan
tricks and the St Ch irles Rock road The
veh'cle was overturned and he was thrown
from his wagon He was carried into
Roper's drug store, where a phvslcl.in ex
amined 1 i Iniuries nnd found that three
rib1! hid bcen frncUred nnd lie had ircelved
several bruises ard cuts on various p irts of
the bodv. Mr. Sim-ns leturned to Ms home
I'l Rltei.our and 't is s.i'd tint lie vvii! be
1 lid up for niMrlv a month
Sheriff at Pana Notified That the
Fugitive Is Cornel ed.
unpi'rti.ir spj-ci r.
Pain. 111. Aug 13 A posse estimated at
SOU Is busv in the 11 lthwcste'n jart of the
ccuntj tijing to eiptuie the v ouid-be .n
sassln Jimes hittiro On Tuewlav
TA hltl'cu stopped it th" hoi se of a Mr
We! or nnd asked for 1 e up et coffee Web
el 's suppostd to hive letired, allowing
Whlttica to hep himsell lick Ross nnd
John Meichau .ire reported to have spoken
with Whittico Mor.daj moinirg and 10 have
been within tv.entv fret of him. Inn thev
were unarmed Whittico told them he
would not be ta-ien alive.
Tuesihiv mom n-; about " o'clock the
Sheriff was called to the telephone and told
that the posse 1 nd chafed Whittico to
Buffalo Ucputv Sherltf Haines to-night
stntes that the culpik lias been located in
the like district north of the citj and he
claims thej will ".smoke him out." before
Candidate Said to Uae Forfeited
lib, Citizenship.
Chicago. Aug lj A special to the Record
from Lincoln, Neb. sivs.
"A sensation h is- ben caused bv the dis
covery thit Wharton Barker, Mlddle-of-the-Road
cnndldate for President on the Popu
list ticket, in Ineligible for the office to
which he aspires
"It Is Bald tint while superintending
some Improvements in Russia some jears
ugo, Mr. BarkT was made 'Lorel of St.
Wenchelas' by the C?ar. Before accepting
the title he did not as'c Congress to grant
him the privilege, and he is therefore snid
to be Ineligible because he forfeited his
citizenship by accepting the honor w'lthout
permission of the United States authorities
If this proves true Mr. Barker must step
down and out. Ignatius Donnelly would
succeed him as candidate for President,
some one else being chosen as candidate for
Vice President."
Steel Workers and Manufacturers
Failed to Agree.
Detroit, Mich . Aug. 13 The conference
between representatives of the Amalga
mated AE'ocIat'on of Iron Steel and Tin
Workers and representatives from the great
iron nnd steel manufacturing companies on
the puddlers and finishers' wage scale was
adjourned this afternoon without any agree
ment having been reached.
Another meeting will be held in about
three weeks.
Distribution of Business Among
Illinois Central Assistant
Freight Agents.
Special Excursions (0 Xoithern
Resorts Were Popular W. P. A.
Rate Sheets Frisco Iease
Appointments Notes.
General Freight Agent W F. Keepers of
the Illinois Central lias Iss ed a eircular
showing the distribution of business among
his assistants In the general freight de
partment of tlie company, as follows;
W. R Biscom, first assistant General
freight agent. Chicago Grain and grain
products; live sfock: traffic interchanged
with connecting lines in North"rn and
Western States, except that assigned to
Mr. Becker. Mr. Peachy and Air. Welts-ell;
traffic Inte rcaanged with Eastern lines, ex
cept that .issjBneil to Mr Becker, Mr.
Peachv nnd Mr. Weitzell. Pacific Coast
traffic: matters pertnining to classific ition.
George W. Recker, assistant general
freight agent, St. Louis. Mo Traffic orig
inating at and passing through St Lou's
and East St Louis, traffic on the St. iouis
division, traffic on the Springfield division.
East St Louis to Litchfield. Inclusive: traf
fic interch inged with northern eountles at
junctiors within the above ttrrltorj ; also
traffic between the South nnd stations on
the St Louis division, including Inter
change with connecting lines within such
J. R Peachv, assistant general freight
aKent. Chicago TrafPc between all points
south of tlie Ohio River, except as assigned
to Mi. Becker and Mr. Weitzell; trail. c be
tween all points north and all points in
Arkanras. Texas. Louisiana. Mexico. New
Mexico and Arizona, exe ept as es ignd to
Mr. Bicker and Mr. Weitzell; lumber traffic,
excepting that ln territory assigned to Mr.
R. Kirkland, assistant general freight
agent. Chicago Trnllic between stations 011
Northern and Western lines, of Illinois Cen
tral, except as otherwise assigned, ice anj
salt tialfic.
J S Weitzell. assistant general freight
agent. Omaha. Neb Traffic interchanged
with connecting lines at Omaha, Council
Bluffs and Sioax City, and tupeivision of
Missouri River traffic. Kansas City to Sioux
Citj. inclusive, and territor.v west to I'tali.
Correspondence snouid be addressed accord
ing!. I,Ki: MIOIIE.
home Figures From the liciiinrl.ulile?
lie-poi Im of This Ho.-hI.
It may be true enough that Like Snore?
finances attract little or no attention now
that the stock Is nearlv all he-.d bv the
New 'iork Central, its, per cent dividends
guaranteed, ami the -tocK, of course, prac
tically out of the mirkit Neveitheless,
the Lake Shore represents a tjpe of rail
road of which the number is very small
Indeed, and its operations will aivvnvs be
closed watcned. 'Ihe road has deve.oped
on unique lines, charging all lis improve
ments to earnings, anil maintaining its
capitalizations uncfarged for manj vears
pa-t. Lake Shore h.is been one ot those
properties to see a wonderful growth ln
business, and to experience to the full the
e fleets of the incessant contraction in
'the company reports give many interest
ing statistical tables. The statistic b gin
with 1S70. following the jenr of consol.uu
tion. Tne rate then was 1 CM cents per ton
per mile, out of which came a profit of
.512 cent, it having cost 9S1 cent to carry
the ton one mile, or 62 per cent of the
Ten jears later brings a period of quite
heavj traffics, ISS. to a ear when the
road maele a record of gross an 1 net earn
ings which held good up to lb87, and to
n ear when operations, wero carried on
eniite protitnbl. The freight rate, however,
hud got down to one-half Its former aver
age, out cost was reduced still more, and
toimed onlv aS per cent of the gross rate.
Another uecaoe and ISM) show.s a develop
ment less sai'sfactory In character, namely,
a further reduction in the rate to .6J cent.
1,'it a itte to .4"S cent, or to 7.5 pr cent
in the expense per ton per ml'.e. Wnile
this was at tnat tim" a somcwhai excep
tional condition, the cost having been
higher, with the exception of 18a9. tnan for
nearlv " dozen jears. it was one which
continued for awhile, and which had to
be met by increasing trainloads; thus
lorcing down expenses to the minimum.
He-ulis tor the late jear show verj cle.irl
hfivv much has been accomplished In this
direction For that period tU" company
cured bv far the largest volume of uathe
in its hlstorj. rnd at th? lowest recorded
rate, which fell for the flrt-t lime below
', cent per ton pr mile. The cost was
reduced 10 the low figure of iZ" cent, and
tlie profit remaining was .131 cnt not 30
per cent of the profit of twenty jenrs ago.
but .still ns much as was realized in Is'",
mere than Wfi ielded, and within the
unrest fraction of the avernge during the
trunk l'ne war in the eighties.
Needless to say ttut such a, marvelous
record could onl come throush a marvel
ouslv Increased trainload Th" Utter for
IK') Is 427 ton0, tnree times the overage
for 1S70. 17r Ions, or 70 per cent lucre ise
over lSrt). and lj'l tonb or 00 per cent in
crease ovei 1S50
swrA kk 'DiM:ni."
Fnnrtc-pn Cantl Cart Oroorcil for
TriiiiNCoiitlnentnl Ser'vli-e.
Topeki, K.i Aug 1" The Sante Fe has
place d an order with the Barnev iSc Smlt.i
Companv of Do ton. O. for six oinlng cars.
This order wll be supple me' ted in tlie neir
future with an order of eight more dining
ears of the same de-ign and finish. The
ears -v. ill be completed ard delivered to the
Smite Fe bv October 1.
Thev will be used in the limited service
between Chicago ind San Funcisco. These
older'' call for cars that will, when com
pleted, be among the finest ever turned
out. Fach ear v. ill cost over 515,000, or
.il out $2TOiJ0 for the fourteen The cars
are to be 70 feet long aid will ride on the
new Iniprove-d six wheel trucks. Th
v.lll al- have steel platforms and wide ves
tibules and will be Iitte-1 with both electric
and gns lights ana cooled with electric fan
i:oijis 'io tiii: aoutii.
Speelnl Ilxcurnlon Bute Proved Io lie
'r I'aiinlni.
The exodus from St. LojIs .and vlcimtv
to the summer re-sorts vvns unprecedented
vesterdav. It was one of the special ex
clusion dates when round trip tickets good
until .September :.U were s0(i for one faie
plus $1 The Chicago and Alton. Illinois
Cei trai. Wabash rnd Burlington all did a
rushing business, the Alton alone cllin;
2H tickets.
If the pouplarlty of there e:.cursions con
tinue thev may be set elov n as a llxttir
for next jear. even though tliej have some
what demoralize 1 local rates thus far. This
however, can be prevented by the exercisa
of a little cool judgment.
W. I. . Linn -Mnj Compile The 111
Semlnnnunll) In the Fee tare.
A movement is on foot in the Western
Pissenger Association to have rate sheets
compiled semiannually instead of quarterl.
The object lb to steady passenger rates,
rake up less time of the rate clerks, and
save the cost of the Issuance of the sheet.
This movement, however, will not affect the
compensation of the compilers, the idea be
ing that the compilers' salaries will remain
I.e-nneil to the Frlneo.
Oklahoma Cltv. Ok . Aug. If. The Okla
homa. Cltv Terminal Railway connection
with the St. Louis and San Francisco Rail
read, which Is being built to give the Frhvo
an uptown depot and station, has been
leased for a term of thirty years to tne
Frisco. The track laying will be completed
this week on the three miles of road.
naiTnlo Getting Rcnel.
To-morrow morning there will be a meet
ing of the Entertainment Committee of the
General Passenger Agents' Assoc ation at
Buffalo, for the purpose of making arrange
ments for the coming meeting, which is to
be held ln October ln that city.
At the last meeting of'the American As
sociation of General Passenscr Agents
Buffalo was choscji as the placo of meet
ing for the next convention. Buffalo ob-
. for Bnfants and Children.
Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Pare
goric, Drops and Soothing Sjrups. It is Pleasant. It
contains neither Opium, Morphine nor other Jfarcotic
.substance. It destroys Worms and allays Fevcri.shness.
It cures Diarrhoea and Wind Colic. It relieves Teeth
ing Troubles and cures Constipation. It regulates tho
Stomach and Bowels, giving healthy and natural falecp.
Tho Children's Panacea The Mother's Friend.
The Kind You Have Always Bought
Bears the
tnincil this meeting because she v. mled a
chance to impres, these agents with the
import ince of her comln? Pan-American
Kxposition. It is expected, therefore, that
this meeting will be one rf education.
Chicago Alleced S-are".
Chicago papers are disturbed by a report
that tlie- Missouri Pacific and other linis
are going to reduce tile time between Den
ver and bt. Louis so as to turn much trans
continental and Western travel through
the latter cltv which now goe3 by the- wav
of Chicago Thev think, s.avs the Rillvvay
Age, that fister time, added to what thv
call discrimination against Chicago, caused
bv charging excess 1 ire on fast trains
fiom this citj onlv. N liable to resii't ln
the benelit of St. Ixiuls nnd injury to Chi
cago. Hence thev call for the aliolltlon of
tlie excss-fare plan. The railroad' Inter
ested e laim that tney may be- trusted to
see thRt their business Is not neeJIessly
sacrificed The roads which maintain the
limited trains appear to be satisfied with
the result. It may be a eiue-tlon v.hethe
the establishment of similar attractions on
the lines from St. LouH eastward would
not increase the through travel bj that
citj. Taster time betwenn Chicago and
St. Louis waukl probably help that route
providing the Chicago lines ilid not main
tain the status bv shortening up. also
JInnv eorslderations beside time go to the
building up of great routes of travel, and
revolutions in these routes are not e-.isiiv
effected Neither Chicago nor St. Louis
ha3 reason to complain of lack of transpor
tation facilities bv any of the great lines,
Kastcrn or Western, which serve them.
In n Dcnil Hush.
Spokane, Wash , Aug. J'..-CIarencc ilc
Cualg. a Montreal capitalist, announces
that he is rcadj to build a railway from
Re-public. Wash . to Grand Forks, British
Columbia. He said:
"We cannot brook anv- delav. There has
been talk b other people of building a
line. If thy intend to bui'd thev must
t.irt in a great hurry or be too Iaie. tte
have already taken initial steps."
"No White Pn-4 Opposition.
Victoria. British Columbia, Aug. 13 The
appl'catlon of the Like Rcnnett Railwav
Ccmpanj for a charter to build an opposi
tion rnilwav to the White Pass Road from
Dvea to Bennett was defeated in the Rail
way Committee of the Legislature to-day.
the chairman casting the deciding vote on
a tie.
nnrlinprtnn Appointment.
William Fitzgerald, Jr., has been appo nt
ed general agent of the Burlington at Han
nibal. 3Io. vice Howard Eiting. promoted.
C. L Beech has been appointed Texas
freight ard passenger agent of the Buriln?
ton at Dallas, vice William Fitzgerald, Jr.,
PeroonnI and Current Note.
S. G. Warner, general passenger agent
of the Kansns City Southern, was ln the
city jesterday.
R S. McVeigh, traveling freight agent
of the U. & O. 6.-W. at Sejmour. Ind., was
here jesterday.
C. F. Parker general agent of the Illi
nois Central, will leave to-dny for a trip
North He takes his familj with him.
Lionel Palmer has b'en appointed chief
clerk, under Chairman George Cale of the
Southwestern Freight Committee.
U. S. Pawkett. commercial agent of the
International and Great Northern at Cincin
nati, was a visitor here yesterday.
The Executive Committee of the West
ern Passenger Association will meet In Chi
cago to-day and tackle an interesting dock
et. r. E. Guedrj-. district passenger ngent
of the Mobile and Ohio at New Orleans,
was here jestenlay frGm Chicago, and left
last night for home.
Ed Pope, Western pas-enger agent of
the Chesapeake and Ohio, stnrtled Broad
way vesterday by flitting through the sun
shine In a Cuban shirt waist and a pair
of Filipino pants, cut F. F. V. Llmifd.
The Second Battalion of the First In-fantrj-.
which has been doing service ln
Cuba, left Jersej Citj Tuesdaj-, at 7 39 p.
m. over the Pennsj lvanla for St. Louis.
There are nineteen cars in the train. They
will leave here over the Missouri Pacific for
Fort Leavenworth. Ids.
James N. Hill, son of i. J. Hill of the
Great Northern raad. is president of tho
Dakota and Great Northern Railwaj- Com
pany, recently incorporated under the laws
11! North Dakota, with a capital stock of
$.'.00,000. Associated with Mr. Hill are
Frank Ward, general superintendent of the
Great Northern, and William D. Glover, a
wealthy St. PjuI capitalist. It is the pur
pose of tlie Incorporators to build a line
from a po'nt near Lakota, on the main line
of the Great Northern, extending northerlj
through several productive counties to a
point near the international boundarj- line.
"Tlie Tijing Scotchman" Is a fast railwaj-
train tunning between London and
Ah rdecn, which is the first in Europe to
introduce the American stjle of railway
coaches. This train Is self-contained, with
commutnc ition throughout its entire length
and a dining car attached Travers'ng the
Fnited Kingdom, almost from end to end. It
will d3 the journej- from London to Aber
deen, or from Abereleen to London, In just
over the twelve hours. As tt-e illslnnce cov
ered is 3.3 miles, th.-t works out to about
feprtv-live miles an hour, a considerable
speed, quite apart from tlie length of timi
taat It is mainta'ned.
George II. Walker, of and for Texas,
special agent of the B. k O. S-W.. nrrlved
here vesierdaj on .1 "Roj.il Blue" train.
He wore a rojal purple and white shirt
waist that would hive don credit to ,1
court jtster. It elevated the mcicurj- ev
ervvhere lie went, and caused him to be
ejected from a dining car and the Termi
nal Hotel Cafe. He tred to make a traJe
with Georse Warfel, hut did not succeed.
Last night Brainerd Allison and S. G. War
ner took him out to Dclrrnr Garden and
exhibited him on the Midway. Mr. Walk
ers affliction N due to a tr p ta New- York.
John Uogermf.n will doctor him when lie
gets bark to Dal'a".
Pri-shli'iil :unl Secretary Swcteed in
Their New Orleans .Mission.
A special d spntch from New Orleans. La.,
lo The Itepub'ic last night states that
Henrj S' Potter or th's e itj and W. A.
Thcmpsci drparted tor St Louis, after
making the final arrJiiements for the op
erations of tlie s.t. Louis Steel Barge Com
ranv. which will begin operations in Sep
tember Mr. Potter is president of the company
and Mr, Tho.njsun Is the s'luerintendent.
The deta'Is of the eompnnj-'s organization,
which have been in abevanc" during the
absence of the gentlemen, will be settled
in a few elajs.
The first shipment by the companj- will
be on two steel baries In tow of 11 steamer,
and will arrive in New Orleans about the
last of Sept'mber. The trip elov.nstream
v.i'.l be made In four and a half djs, and
the return trip in seven dajs.
President Potter and his assoc'atc made
arrangements for the shipment of cotton,
lumber and molasses to St. Louis. Eventu
ally the companj- will have warehouses at
New Orleans, and also storehouses.
2vew I'l-onerty of Bioxide of Sodium
New York. Aug. 13 A dispatch to the
Times frcm Paris sajs:
Illghlv- interesting demonstrations of the
properties of bioxide of sodium are being
given before the French Academj- of Sci
ence. Bioxide of sodium Is found to pos
sess the property of renewing the oxjgen In
the air that has been breathed, and ln ab
sorbing carbonic ac'd gas given off.
Thus, with an apparatus containing the
sodium, shown by Desgrej' and Balthouard
at the Academy, a diver can remain under
water and walk about without having the
air renewed by the pumping apparatus at
present cmploj-ed.
Moreov er. bj- means of the new apparatus
miners will be able to Denetrate into uni
Signature of
sonous gases ainl fcul air. and firemen into
smoke, without fear of asphjxiatlon. It
will also render practicable submarine
Ample proofs of all that is claimed for
it were given at the Acaelcmv- Two met'
put on diving dresser from which all air
was excluded and remaineel closed in for
two heiurs. Afterwjrel the same men re
mained under water in the Seine during
half an hour. The experiments are crea
ting tlie greatest interest in scientific cfr
Greatest Number Yet Treated in
One Day This Summer.
Four cases of heat prostration were re
ceived at the Citj Hospital jesterday. They
were rred Garlind. CI jears old. a tinner,
living at No. 2S.I5 Olive street: A. G. .Moss
ier. 31 vears old. a clerk, living at No. S7"
Marine avenue: Charles Busier. 2S j-ears eild,
.1 teamster, living at No. -5CMU Minnesota
avenue, and William Burke of Terrc Haute.
Ind. who was overcome bj- the heat as he
left the train at Union Station.
It was the first day this summT that
more than one case of heat prostration has
been received nt the Citj- Hospital. The elav
was the most oppressive of the summer, and
there was a great deal of humldltj In the
atmosphere. L'nlcss there Is a change m
the weather conditions. Doe tor Nletert pre
dicts that a large number of patients will be
treateil for heat prostration at the hospital
ln the next few dajs
Yesterdaj- the mercurj- in he thermome
ter in the eleimc of the Federal building
readied the 92 mark, which is one degree
higher than it went on Tueselaj-.
In the streets of the business district tho
thermometers rceisterevl from 55 to 99 de
grees. Tlie thunder storm anil light rain
at nlnht gave some relief. Doctor Hjatt
predicts showers for to-daj-. He saj-s that
the weather will be unsettled with a possl-billtj-
of rain and falling temperature.
Struck hy n Lite Wire.
A Bell Telephone Companj- wire becamn
charged with clectricitv In the course of
tho storm last night and fell ln the allev
between Tenth and Eleventh streets an 1
O'Fallon street and Cass avenue. Henrj
Smith of No. 1407 North Tenth street was
struck on the shoulder by tho wire and
sllghtlj- Injured.
T. K. Stanley Brought Buck From
Asylum in 2s"ew York.
T. K. Stanlej-. 40 years old. married and
living at No. o51 Shenandoah avenue, wa.s
sent to the Citj- Hospital last night for
safe keeping bv order of Health Commis
sioner Starkloff.
Yesterdaj- Doctor Jordan, the Dispensarv
physician, received a telesram from D-ive
Heller from Adrian, Mich., announcing
that he would bring an Insane man to the
citj- on the 7.13 train la3t night, and asking
that an ambulance be sent to Union Sta
tion to meet him.
Stanley became Insane while in New
York Cltv- last November and has bee-i
confined in the River Cres Asylum, on Long
Island up to last Tuesdaj. when he was
released by order of his relatives, who de
sired to have him nearer home.
Stanley seemed to realize his position and
fald that he had had a pretty good time
during his stay at the Long Island Asylum,
where, he said, he was a "trusty."
He was the buyer and manager of tho
upholstering department of a large local
dry goods store for the last fifteen jears
and went to New York last September to
purchase a stock of goods.
Two Alarms Turned In and ?4.3O0
Damage Wrought.
Fires of unknown origin last night dam
aged the building and contents of the Bre
men box factory at Noa 3110-13 North
Ninth street, to the extent of SI.50O.
Tho fire was discovered about 7 o'clock
by Herman Kurth of No. 311S North Elev
enth street. Two alarms were turneel i
and the firemen fojght the blaze for nearlj
nn hour before It could be gotten under
control. The building, a three-story brick
structure. Is owned bj- C. II. L. Becker,
who has offices ln room No. 712. Holland
building. He estimated tho damage to hi9
propertv- at $1,000.
The Bremen box factory Is owned bj
August RIesner of No. 3906 Vest avenue.
He Is of the opinion that his loss will not
exceed $S,&). The stock and building arc
fullj- Insured.
Forty Thousand Acres of Grain De
stroyed in North Dakota.
St. Thomas. N. Dak , Aug. 15. A severe
hailstorm last night destrojed 40 000 acrs
of the finest grain grown In North Dakota,
this j ear. even that cut and In shock being
Manj- of the h?ll stones were from three
to four inches in diameter.
Scrofula is but a modified form of Blood
Poison antl Consumption. The parent
who is. tainted bv cither will see in the
child the same disease
manifesting itself in
the form of swollen
glands of the neck and
throat, catarrh, vveak
eves, offensive sores 1
and abscesses antl of
tentimes white swell
ing sure signs of'!
Scrofula. There mayf
be no external siyns for
along time, for the disease develops slowly
ii; some cases, but the poison is in the
b'ood and v.ill breakout at the first favor
able opportunity. S. S. S. cures this wast
ing, destructive disease by first purifying
and building tip the blood and stimulating
and invigorating the whole system.
J. M. Seals. 1 15 Public Sqnarc. Nashville.Teun .
says : Ten j ears a;o my daughter fell and cut
her forehead. Trom th wound the glands on
the side of her face Icame swollen and bursted.
home of the be?t doctors here and elsewhere
attended hi"r without any benefit. We decided
to try S. S. S , and a few bottles cured her en-tirelj-."
fe 0to makes new and pure
r Mood to nourish and
fekk strengthen the body,
A 9 9 and is a positive and
0 "2r safe cure for Scrofula.
It overcomes all forms of blood poison,
whether inherited or acquired, and no
remedy so thoroughly and effectively
cleanses the blood. If you have any
blood trouble, or your child has inherited
some blood taint, take S. S. S. and get
the blood in good condition and prevent
the disease doing further damage.
Send for our free book and write our
physicians about your case. We make no
charge -whatever for jnedica! advice.
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