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THE REPUBLIC: SUNDAY. SEPTEMBEK 9. 1000.
LL GOODS OPENE
LL BOUGHT FOR CASH AND SOLD FOR CASH.
Together With Remarkable Bargains in Boys' Clothing, Laces, Ribbons, Blankets,
Ready-Made Sheets and Pillow Oases and Last Week of the Great Silk
Sale Cash Prices Talk for Both Seller and Buyer.
A Great Sale Commencing Monday of
Black AlLOvcr j .
Lace Yoking and SL-i4l.s0sCJ
A'ow is your opportunity to buy for your new
Thousands of tnnls of BHck Point le Venice
Thousands of yards of Rcinissince Yoking.
Thousands of tards of Cliantilly Yoking.
And every yard will go cheap in this sale. MERE
$1.65 ardYckinii for 9Sc
$1.75 yard Yoking for $1. 10
$2.00 yard Yoking for $1.15
2.25 yard Yoking for $1.40
$3.00 yard Yoking for $1.90
Also 2,500 yards Magnificent Antique Valenci
ennes Lace sacrificed as follows:
Worth 20c yard, 134 inches wide, go at. .9c
Worth 30c yard, 2 inches wide, go at..2c
Worth 40c vard, 41.. inches wide, g at.. 20c
Worth 50c vard, 5V2 inches wide, go aX..22c
Worth 00c yard, 7 inches wide, go sX..25c
600 yards Fine Valenciennes Laces I inches
wide and beautiful patterns; worth in the regular
way 40; yard; you can buy them now for jn
(sard) ... MG
200 yards only of Valenciennes Flouncing
and 14 inches wide, elegant for dress trimming:
Worth 61.25 jard, 11 inches wide, for ..50c
Worth 61.50 yard, 14 inches wide, for ..60c
400 yards of Point de Paris Laca Ivory j
white, worth 6oc yard, y inches wide, lor'i'v
1,000 yards Oriental Laces White and cream:
Worth 25c yard, 4 inches wide, tor.. ..12c
Worth 30c yard, 8 inches wide, for.... 19c
Worth 45c yard, 9 inches wide, for.. .30c
Worth 55c yard, 11 inches wide, for. ...30c
School Supply Sale
Continued this week. Supply your school
children's needs while you may at the low prices
we are selling.
Lead Pencils (dozenc 70c, 12c, 15c, 20c, 25c
Slate Pencils (dozen) 3c and 10c
Pencil Boies 5c, 10c and 25c
School Bags (each) ... .10c, 25c, 35c and 50c
Book Straps (each) 10c
Lnnch Boxes 19c and 25c
Note Books (each) 5c
Pencil Tablets (each) 5c
Ink Tablets (each) 3c and 5c
Sponges (each) 1c
Slates 10c 15c. 20c and 30c
Pen Points (dozen)... 5c and 9c
Inks (bottle) 4c and 10c
Rulers, brans edge. 5c
Erasers (each) 5c and 10c
Colored Crayons (box) 5c and 10c
Pen Holders (each) 1c, 3c and 5c
Blackboard Erasers. 5c
School Compasses .......... ,19c
Lann Dressinz Sacquesa half mourning
ana rm-e wmte all nweiT maae. some
I'ln oc w th lace: relueed dj f ((
from 51 30.
, Now '
Children s White Lawn Aprons just an
Kid lot all n cilv trimmed, czfilf
. Now j-
rediucd troru 100
A Sale of
Blankets and Comforts
That will be welcomed by every house
keeper In tbe cih The goods are entirely
new, but we bought them at a price low
enough to sell them cheaper than same
qunll'les will bs sold by any other bouse
In ton c.
White Wool Blankets. WxT4 Inches, henvy:
rogular 13 SO grade CI 'TCI
White and Sliver Gray Wool Blankets,
KlrrWiSOlnclios. 1X50 C Bin
orado At P '-J 'W Pair
White. HeJ ant Natural Got All-Wool
Blankets, (tood and serviceable, size fl.'x4
Inches itlnd that sells ' BZft
for 54 75 ... . At '- His Pair
Wblta Wool Blankets, trend quality, sle
JUiSi inches. a.OU tC 1 TBI
arafe At JJ. - Pair
White and Medicated KedAll-Wco! Blank
evs, siieTOiSO Inches; tZ4 BZf,
reiular K.uu grade. At iPi' jr
White. Ked and Sanitary Giay All-Wool
Blankets. very fine aualllr. 7ix8S Inches.
the kind that sell for (C KS)
87 CO At ? Pair
Natural Silver Gray All-Wool Blankets,76r
88 Inches, good Quality; tfK COS
regular valae J7 50...AX iffiJ.O'J pair
White and Sanitary Gray All-Wool Call
forn'a Blankets. T6i9o Inches; the kind
that sail for t3 60 t SS.t
White All-Wool Australian Blankets, TSxSi
iachei, regular value JC T Kf
I9 60 A.iP a iJJ pair
White All-Wool California Blankets. SUM
Inches, eitra grade, )JO ).
ralne to-day I10.00 .At tVO. lV Pair
White AU-Wool California Blankets, su
perfine quality. Mi90 Inches; the kind
that sell for IliOU Q ft
At ejefcevr yatf
Medicated Bed Calllornl Blankets. Tery
heavy and warm, rat"! Irenes: worm
to-davt.SOO- t $10.50 pa.r
White California Lamb's Wool Blankets,'
nnestgiailcStaW. C7 fi
worth to-day 14 50.At iP" Pair
Comforts Will Be Sold.
fl 00 grade Comforts, for 7 Be Each
tl 35 irrade Comforts, for.. ..... 00 Each
tL7 grade ComrorU. for ..'... .St.25 Each
fjf.00 grade Comforts, for. SO Each
tZiD grade Comforts, for. SI.TS Each
13 00 grado Comforts, for.. S2.00 Each
13.25 grade Comforts, for S2.2S Each
rs.50 grade Comforts, for S2.S0 Each
JdM grade Eiderdown, nt S4.T5 Each
j LAST OF THE GREAT BANKRUPT SA
From the llatnll & Booth Stock.
HlflCk TaffPtn A";-w Pleces K-cXExtraordlnary Offerings in
---- - w - - v --. ju-niiit j air
Black TaSeta. wort CJc.
It plrccs 27-inch h'nTy quality all-sill: Blark
Tiffeta. worth 11.10 tor(yanl)
Colored Tatfetas-$Jg? ,?";S,1;
Dress Goods, .
A Big Sale of
By Actual Count
Bought cheap tor cash from one of
the largest manufacturers in Bel
"Seconds" they are. but the n
perfections are so slight that not
one zerson In a hundred could de
tect them ma be a dropped stitch
or thread here or there you
wouldn't know if we didn't tell
EOT -Ladles' White ReTerPl Hera
stitched, l'lam IVulte Hemstitched, all
linen. LSsrrte 1 sl7e hems: I.acles" .olid
Border Mourning HrrnstiUnetl. also,
f htldren'h Plain Whit" Hemstitched, all
linen; the regular price ! lie lfmtt
Iiraginaule shs.de. Including black Hamll & Qf
28 pieces of ah silk Black I'ojn de Soles,
and I.lack Mtlu de Lyons, moJe to 'jrzrt
In this sale at (tard)
Booth's price SJc
sell for SI .
Novelty Waist SUks-thJ3i?,
Inehall-sllk LouUIenne Cheetts 19-inch al'-llk Ornbre
TaBotas and -ln all silk Figured Gros deLon- rZflrf
drt., Hamlli Booth's tl 00 good .-)... For (yard) '"r
21-Incb beautiful three-toned fancy check Taffeta, W-incb
Persian stripe Gros Grain, Jl-tnch satin stripe TSZrf
TaffetftS.Hamll 4 Booth's price f I 25 At (yard) ' r
Colored Peau de Soe-i?
silk flaln colored Peau de So'e. In every new sree an!
erenlng shade, inrluding black, this Is the most fashion
able weiie In the market to-day. Ilamll ft Cf ff
Booth s price I to l"or (yard) tPtUU
and Wash Sllksl
Are Included In This Sale.
Itegular 4o Corded Checked and ctriped Kal ICal 'Jezrf
Wah3iUs VI ill go for (yard) ---' r
Regular Wc, 6Cc and 75c Htbutal PIis-e and Habuui Cords
and Checks, the tery btst t.atablel.lrdi., ICIrf
Goat (yard) J'iJJ'
All our It 15 very bst quality
..Go for (yard 5Uy
Go for (yard) OO f
..Go for (rard) a7 5y
To Open the Pall Season.
At 20c. wort'i 45e 40-lnch Plaids in new brilliant colorings.
sK different designs, (.spec ally adapted for y((f'
children's drcses . . For (yard) - s r
At29e value Vc .'W-lnoli AU-Wool Homespuns, all desir
able combinations in 1 lalJK and ICklt
chcks -Only (yard) ift
i At :c vaUc 73c t0 inch All-Wool Homespuns, In all the
very best sccdos.nade to sen ror .6c ifif
Oily (yard) Jlsy'
i AlTZc va'ue !125 52 inch All Pure Worsted T-rtun PUils
iuall tin nev color combinations "7 etf
For (yard) ' s?r
lAtflOO. value SI SO St-inch All-Wool Venetian, i! Inch
Freirh Ilroalrloth. 4i-Inch All-Wool Ftbblo Cheviots,
every desirable shade to select d? ffa
from Only (ard) tPi-W
Grand Assortment of Golf Plaids at
$l.QO, $1.25 and $1.50 yard.
Great Sale of
i At -e Yard Dsubte-wl ith all wool Fren-h bergs and
double width all wool Ladle'. Cloth, value y7cC
49c, for lyardj f
'AtiOc. Value 7V. 44 inch noveltv Pierola Cloth. 40-inch
all-rool Cheviot. 4J-Incn. all wonmK.urea "sfl7
Melrose (yard) -JlJ
At 5c Worth 35c 1"-Inch all-woo' Imported French -ergp
-jultlngs 4o-lnch all-wool taglisa storm tnev- zZQr
lots, only (rard) -Ttt"
At 7"c. Value up to IL23 10-lnob all.vil Armures. 40-
IncU all-wool ci.eviots ana s-'-incn Kr;nsa 73
CtepoDi -your choice for.. (ysrd) 'JT
At Jl 00. Value up to M.W 50-lnch French Venetians. 53
Inch Mgh-grade Cheviots. 4-tncli Pebble Cheviots and
fjo-inch Broadcloths vour choice Sf fiti
for (yard) &M.UU
.Or-Ladles Fancv Lace EJse Hera
stltcbed. revered corners I'latn White
Hemstitched, all pare linen assorted
hitns: La lies' Solid Border Mourning
liemstltrh-d: Fancy Hmstltchcd R-
vtreJ. all worth fromSV f OI rf
LOT3 Lad es' Plain Wh te Hemstitched,
all pure linen, very sneer quality, regu-
1 l.r nrir fi. td i. V S &
LOT -Ladles' Ftncv All-Linen, lace
1 dges: also. Fancy Embroidered lien.
stltchd all Unci: also. Fancy Footlig
I Ed res. worth from a: to 'y'Xlt
1 jOc SalaPrlcer
LOT S -laitet' very Hie fancy Lace Edges
Viso. Hne Scalloped Embroidered and
' Fancy Hemstitched Embroidered, all
1 very steer quality, and all linen regular
V rices from 75c 'yQtt
toSi.fiearh SalePrlca r
.OTtf-Mon's Fancy Woven 3orders and
lleained. al! linen, worth In the 1ft
regular way 2uo each. ..Sale Price Ur
.Orr-Men sAIl-Llnen Plain White Hem
stltihed assorted size hems: also. Fancy
Woven Borders and llemmeu. an isneo
and very cheap at J-c
ech Sale Price
1 nrx -Men's Solid Border Mourning Hem
stitched, all linen, and a very Sno AU-
Llnca Hemmed aad woven uoroer. regu-
Lizhl and Medium Weights just right foripresent
and early fall wear. Prices reduced so as to sell the
goods AT OSCE, n hen your boys need them.
Regular S3. 10 All- Wool Blue Cheviot
Middy Suits -sizes 3 to S years ....
Boys' Fine Checked Casslmere Middy '
Suits satin reeres
regular price $3.50
Boys' Real Cheviot Middy Salts
bine vests and lapels 3 to 8 Year
sizes price was S3.9S
Boys' Blue Serge Middy Suits con
trasting color vests 5, 6, 8 and 9
Boys' All-Wool Blue Cheviot Suits
with faucy vests sizes 3 to 8 years;
regular price $3.50
Boys' All-Wool Heavy Blue Cheviot
Suits buttoned ests sizes 3, 5, 6
andTvears were S3. 10
Boys' Gray Casslmere Cheviot Middy
Suits very pretty bine cloth vests
sizes 4, 5 and 6 3 ears
regular price S3.95
Boys' All - Wool Checked Cheviot
Vestee Suits, sizes 3, 4, 5 and 7 years;
Boys' Herringbone Cheviot Vestee
Suits, fine quality, sizes 3, 4, 5, 6 ind
Syears were $4.50
Boys' Plaid Cheviot Vestee Suits,
blue vest, collar to match, sizes 3, 4,
5, 6, 8 and 9 years were $4.50
Boys' Fine Blue Serge Suits, fancy
tests, sizes 4, 5, 6 and 8 year.
Boys' Blue Serge Osess Suits, white
pique vesU only few left sizes 8. 9
Ur J5e and 30e values-
LOT9 Men's very fine Plain White, all
i pure linen, hemstitched, assorted size
hems, soma In r verv sheer quality: also,
I f .nrv Embro dered Hemstitched, nil
regular ac and 5tfc
la Tbh Sale at
LOT 10 s. big lot of Lad.eR'and Men's All
Linen Hand-Embroidered Initial Hem
stitched Handkerchiefs, worth from ioc
to 50c each f K (t
Alt One Price la This Sale -
3. Nugent & Bro. Dry Goods Co., Broadway, Washington Ave. & St. Charles.
Boys' All-Wool Fine Serge Russian
Blouse Suits in brown, navy, gar
net and cadet blue, sizes 6 years;
They were $7.50
Boys' Light Colored Scotch Cheviot
Suits very fine and full weight.sizes
6, 8 and 9 years, were $6.50.
Boys' Checked Casslmere Suits plain
vests, sizes 5. 1,0, S and 10 tears;
were $6 50
Boys' Fine Blue Serge Suits White
TJique vests, aces 7, S, 9 and 10 tears.
these were $7.50
Boys' Alt-Wool Tan Covert Vestee
Suits sizes 5, 6 and 8 years,
were $4 50
Bovs' All-Wool Blue Serge Vestee
Suits sizes 4, 5 and 6 j ears;
INVOKES AID Of
Minority Faction to Fight Action
of the Eleventh Tiibtrict
MAY APPEAL TO THE COURTS.
Attempt to Hold Direct Primary
Declared Revolutionary and
Dishonest and in Favor of
TJ10 minority fiction of tho Eleventh Dis
trict Democratic Congressional Committee
has appealed to Chairman J. JL Seibtrt of
the State Committee to call a mtellni? of
tha committee to correct what it lenoml
rjitos as an error of the Congressional
Committee in weklns 10 hold the nominat
lne primaries uniler Its own ausilces
The appeal is signed by Thomas H. JIc
rearmon, Thomas E MulvJliiU, John Shelly.
James Dowlins and Kichard Hallorcn. who
voted agalnt tho Soy resolution taking ilie
question of the nomination of a Democratic
congressional candidate out of the hands of
tho Board of Election Commissioners.
The appeal contains quotations from seo
tlors of the election law governing the City
of St. Louis nnd declares that the Congres
sional Committee has attt-mpted to take
from the electors a right which has been
amred them bj the BtJto Legislature ajid
haa attempted to constitute Itself a legal
bod- lLi-lrig legislaiit e. xetutive and judi
cial functions Tho second clause declares
that tba action te a scheme to permit the
Look tlctter In the Srbool-Hooiii Than
the Sallotv $ort.
Youn;j folks naturally Hko comely ob
jects, and a. good-looldi g. health teacher
can do vastly moro with pupils, evprvthlng
else considered, than the skinny, djyptp
tlc teacher can. The im-trJctor In Latin
and mathematics in a joung ladies' st mi
ne ry a.t Macon. Ga., had an experience
worthy the attention of any teacher.
Bhfr kept running- down a Hula more each
yar until f.ruillj a gHnuina case of nertous
prostration bt in and khd was conllned to
hsr bed for elsrlit months, a perfect wrerk
JhsicaUy and mentally. She and liar
friends thoucrht It was due to uiGninr!.
but she now Knows it was due to improper
Of course, the ih slclans were called In,
but there is almost nothinc that can bo
done in such cases, except to rely on -well-f
elected food and proper care. She was put
upon Grape-Nuts; all medicines, also tea,
coffee ana iced drinks, were taken away
She had 1'Cbtum Pood Coffee once a day.
Tho larger aart of her food v.as Grape
Nuts, for this food Is made with spetial
reference to rebuilding the gray matter in
the brain and nerve centers.
The lady says: "1 bad been reduced to
25 pounds In weight wtn I Kgan using
Grape-Nuts. The new food was so delicious
and strengthening that I felt new life lt
one?. I havo now det eloped Into j per
fectly healthy, happy, ttout woman, weigh
ing 135 pounds, the greatest weight 1 ever
JUalned, and hate a wonderfulli dear,
fresh, rosy complexion. Instead of the sal
low, uilous hue of tho past-
'I neter now hate a symptom of dyspep
sia nor any other ache or ill. Am strong
Pnisically and 1 particularly notice the
J"ngth of mind. I never experience that
"red. weary feeling after a hard day's la-
bor that used to appear. My brain set ms
as clear and active at night as it was in the
mornin)?( and I am doing tw ice the amount
r work I ever did. Don't use my name In
public, please, but I will answer Inquiries."
Jtame can be obtained from l'ostum Cereal
-.i Ltd.. Battle Creek, lllch.
committee to select a candidate without al
lowing a fre toice to the voters of the
Eletenth District. Section three declares
th.it It will not sate the candidates a cent.
The acpeal continues:
"And.nnall, setting asld all minor conftfdtra
tlon?. w delre to call (Hir attention, and that
ot our committer, to the fact that a majority
of tl"e members of tlu Eleventh Conffrtrslonal
lilstrlct totally misunderstand the duties of thetr
POFltion Thev arc under th Impression that U
is teir dut) and their prerogative to Feltct and
n&me tho candidate for Congress In their dis
trict, totally dire;ardlnj: tbrfr true duty, which
'.9 to iroiide for the voters of the Eleventh Con
Kreblcnal District a fair and legal primary, open
to all comri. Tt-e c-oniluct of the commute In
debarrins candidates other than Sir. Patrick
C'MatIe from a right to equal protection In the
Itjrlmate desire WJrh the may haTB to b
cimo tfca candidate of the Democratic parti In
ths Eleventh Congressional Dletrict la undemo
cratic urprwcedTawd, revolutionary and dlKh)a
esu tte tliHisfore call utxn ou. as rhalrman
of the btate CVmmittee, to call a special meet
ii a: of your committee at enre. t rorract thM
error or the Eleventh Consresslonal District
Committee Unlesrt th same com-, and that
Rttwlllr. w will proceed to reorganize the cls
tr.ct alone nw lines and totalis ilisregarJ tlio
action of tha Ctonirreslonal Committee"
Yesterday Chairman J P. Parrlngton of
the Congressional Committee addressed a
lommunicatlon to Chairman McCaffery of
the Uoard of Election CommliSloners, tell
ing him of the action taken by the com
mittee. The board has no authority to act
in the premNts If th appeal to the State
CommltU.- Is not hetded. the whole matter
will bo taken Into the courts for settlement.
J. P. JWryman, who Is thr only avowed
candidate for the congressional nomination,
with Patrick Oilallej. said jesterdiy that
he would not accept a nomination for Con
gress in the Elettnth District unless the
primaxj wub held in the way prescribed bj
fi.orvs tiri'i.iciTi tiun ci.kk
John SarlT Qnote Ili-pobllcnn Sinte
uentH Ahoiit hv I tflimeu Mrlke.
John Barber of No 4211 net eland atenue,
the union Hllcltnian whosf dentinclition of
I lorv In The lit public several weeks ago
for hatlnsr taken tho pi ice of one of the
un.ou men In the switchmen's strike In
IbSS liae called dov n upin himelf the
a rath of the Republicans, has thl to bay
in reply to the alleged t indications of
Plorv's coure printed In the Kepub'icnn
oriran since he expo-rd Klory as an vnmny
of organized labor.
Ft Ijwui Sept. 8. ISO! Answering C II
Hills statement In the Okb-I)emocrat. faep
tenJier 1. 1 will say tbat he has knunn ine
fur yeirs. He states th.it be never 1 new tint I
U-lcnire.1 to an) Iibor orgranlijtion. 1 have b
lv.nK?'l to llree laor oranizalion. and I am
at prerent a nnlwjr or tacilic llxe. s,o 4.
II tin T 1 dM call rr-n him and tsk him
about Iter), ard he admitted to me that ther
was a sltchmon s triKe In CKtober. IVt3. nntl
tat Joe 1 Itry Uil noik la It. 1 asted htm to
mane a statement to that rrect. but 1 did not
ol r liirn anj mnnev for It Ataln he eijs l
trltd to work the lUtuoilcans up In the blrst
ttard f- a Job at the itaternyris I will
bo honorable enough to Kiy I did try f oltaln a
job at the Waterworks, but who baa a hotter
right ti a city position than I. as 1 hare been
a cltUen of t Louis for vears and a tax
payer ever since I was 22 years of age?
1 wish to call attention to a few other
1" 1 JIcDu'Eld. In a stitejuert to the Globe-I-mooral
September 1. states that there was
3 switchmen s strike In Octolxr, 1K3. and that
oe Fljry woiked In it, but the work was dwia
on agreement with the strlVIMT aKltcluren in
orlr to hold t'velr positions fc.r them.
John fcchreier !u a statement to the Globe
Democrat fcervterorer X. claims he was braklMc
on the toad at the time of the strike, and suyt:
"We were ni lined at St. Iui that all train
crewH would make up their own trains until a
fettlement was made with the switchmen, and
thev went back to work ard that no new men
wuuld le emploved to take the places of the
EtrlMng swltcnmen. This agreement was usrretl
to by the etrlklrs switchmen anil was made and
carried cut with their at pruVal In other
words, we did their work and bell their jobs
for them while thev were hoUIn counrli 1,1th
the company Brother Florj did no m re than
all the ctl er conductors and trainmen working
for the co.npanv simply tlld Ms dutv to hW
brother worltinjrmen In belplne to boll their
"Places for them until thej all went back to
In the Globe-Democrat of September 1 Michael
McGrath states tbat lie was foremsri of the cor
department at tbe time of U3 strike at t I,oui8
DVflLe ard was intlmjtel asxriated with
Joseph Flory durlns his tTtn of servic on the
ttatssh road. "As rcv, position kept me In close
touch with the affairs' nf all tnlnmtn." he savs.
"vou may tw aieLred that there was roth re of
ImiKrtance took place In these vrds between
1!U and 1SS6 which was not "iulel.lj- 1 routht to
mi notP-e. From my knowledn-e ot the ctrcum
stanns of the trlke. having been ttiade acquaint
ed with every detail, I am willing to make atri
dnvlt that durine the short period of that strike
Jcwpu Klory did not make a coupling or make
Jlr Jcweph Florj, In his speech, dellvrred nt
2onctt July 14. 1900, taid: I was as-Mst&nt arvt
inaster. drawlnjr IW a month, when there was
a switchmen's strike on In St-.Iaiais.""
In a telegram fro,n Fulton, 'published In the
Globe-Democrat. August 6. WX. it Is stated that
'Mr. Klory was asked If It was true that he
wtiked in the Wabssh yard, taking a switch
man's place in St Loul-. In lstj, as has been
chanted by George Wsgoner. He said he d'-d not
work In the Wabash 3 ard In that citv. but vra-s
a conductor n the road at tfctt time and d'd
such work as was necessary when he roade M
WHEN MR. BRYAN PLAYED BALL FOR CHARITY.
The Accidental Digging Up of an Old Photograph Recalls Memories
of His Phenomena. Home-Run Hit.
Wl is; ' r, ' h 1 vJflJ l
I ? Lv--lltT?jav XmfJ I
3 tl ;'
WI. .7. JJKYAX, A HE Al'PEAKKD IX I5ASE15ALL COSTU3IK
That William J. Brjan was a ball player
way back in the eighties when the com
menced the practice of law in Jacksontllle,
111 , would probablv hate netcr been known
at least not authenticated, were it not for a
tell-tale photograph that was unearthed by
his old friend and fellow campaigner, John
AV. Springer, president of the Natioml Lite
Stock Association and one of the leading
business men ot Dentcr.
In the course of motlng household effects
a few dajs ugo, the photograph faded and
begTlmid with age. was found by Mr.
Springer encased In an old scrapbook con
taining press notices ot maiden campaign
speeches made bv Hryan and himself when
llllpol- w is a i-oiid Democratic State and
the latler's unclf was a candidate for re
flection to Congress?, The picture, which
Is perhaps the onlv one in existenco, had
been lo't for ten jears, and the finding of
It recalled to Jlr. Springer s memorj the
existence of ire Jacksontllle (111.). l!ae
ball ClJh of the Morgan County bar. tbe
members of which are now more or less
prcrrlnent In political and business circles
In tarlous pans of the country; particularly
Mr. Urjan. the Dtmocratlc nominee for
the greatest honor In the gift of the Amer
It recalled the day the picture was taken.
It was after the club had participated in a
timorously contested game, one of a series
of charily, L.ame plajed In Jacksonville, in
the summer of US! The day the picture
waV taken, Mr. Springer recalla. that the
nub of vvhlth Hryan was pitcher and him
self catcher, hud been victorious over a
lefim made up of the best players among
ttie town Merc cierl's. He also reculls that
ticlorv v. st puded out of defeat lu the
ninth innlnjr by Brjan's home run hit.
"1 remeinbr the Incident perfectlj." said
M' Springer. 'The score was IS to 2u
against uf, for we were not In the habit of
plating 1 toOgtmesln those da vs. There
wre two n'en on ba'es when Bryan came
to the bat, lran w.is not the sturdy built
man tmse dats that he Is row, but the way
Xf swuiiJt his tat on the first b-ill pitched
otcr the plate vas a surprise to all the
players, aid the rJ0 or GOd fpectators who
tlewed the game Iron a point of tantage
ulong the iirst and third bae lines, and tho
foul ground bark ot the catchtr. I'rjan
knocked the bad ciear over the c-nter i.vld
er"s head, and Into another lot In the dis
tant hick ground. Around the liases he
went dlivlnvr tt.o other men ahead of him
end tht same was v.nn. l:r.ij p'a.vrd u'ti
as mjch dctermlnstlon and entm. lasni as
lie his phown In his inilltlcal career. He
v.as lookol upen as a jj,e.(d a.ratcui pitch
er n thee dajs. and often after tbc gmne
inv swollen hands attested the siecd he
There was pUnly of rooters then as now.
am1 Brvan. on account of the sinrse
month of whiskers he wor which InoVril
decldedlt olf In connection with make-up In
a lnseball uniform, was the cvn3ure of 1
the enmdlans. 1 remember of him telling
me that If he continued to play ball the rest
of that summer h would shave his beard,
bi.t be disliked to pnrt wlfi it. an it gate
Idm a more elderl) and (lljillled appear
ance, which was not a dl"ad vantage In d'al
lrg with a curtain class of client.
"While it can tiardlj be said that tho
picture resembles Mr. Bryan as he looks
to-day. It Is he. howeter, as he apptared In
a baseball uniform along with the rest of
u-i In IsSI. Judge Whit lock, who Is -till
practicing law and prominent in politics at
jachsontille, when In Denter a short time
aRO on his way to- Canon Cltj to spend
the summer, was shown the picture, nnd we
had a good chat and laugh oter It. The
Judge plajed llrst base for us. hut we never
could Induce him to nttlre In uniform. He
preferred to strip off his coat and waist
coat, roll up his troupers and go at It. Wil
liam Brown, son of the general solicitor of
the Chicago and Alton Kallroad. I bellete,
was the youngest and one of the best plny
er on the tam. I understand Lew Hat
field, our third baseman. Is now In Kansas
City practicing law. McGee, who plated cen
ter field. Is in Kansas. The others are still
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514 FRANKLIN AVENUE.
rens In th yards. He denounced the report as a
In Mr. Klory s Vlctorln speech, published In
the De Soto Weekly Itepubllcan. Amru-t 31. he
told: "I would not have an repect fvr a man
who would knowingly cast a ballot for a scab I
have been accused of worklns In a. strike In l8i
taking a switchman's place. I never switched a
minute In ny life "
It occurs to me that If Sir. Flory woiked In
th tt abash yards, during the October. IsSS.
strike, as suited by Measrs. McDonald and Schro
der sirrply to hold the striking swltclrmen's
Jos far them while they were counseling with
the company, on agreement with tfe strikers
he would have been the first to -state It
when tto charge of "scabbing" was made.
At the time of the October. ISO. switchmen's
strike, tV. A. Drown was general yardmaster.
Walter Wells was night yardmaster and Ed
O'Lilen was assistant vardmaster. The general
yardn astr received tM per month, the nlsht
jardmaster fl) :r month and the assistant
3-.rdmater tss per month
Patrick J Ryan of this city was one of tha
striking switchmen in tbe tV abash jards, and ae
siys there was no such agreement as Schroder
refers to and that three of the str'kirs lost
their Jjbs and wers not taken back.
Ilepubllcan State Committee tlnsy.
The Itepubllcan State Central Committee
has increased Its ofllce force in the last
week, until it now employs a doen men
and bo;s. The literature bureau Is turning
out a quantity of Republican matter, which
Is furnished by the National Committee.
Besides the Republican handbook of the
campaign, which is being sent broadcast,
there are lithographs of McKlnley and
Roosevelt, done In colors.
Secretary' Shrlner has recently drafted a
new letter head for the use of the commit
tee. It consists of two flags, upon which
are the heads of McKlnley. Roosevelt and
Flory. Yesterday afternoon Chairman Aklns
was In clo&e consultation with Colonel Dick
Dalton. erstwhile Democrat-
Ilarbecue nnd Rally nt Fcntnn.
The Bryan-Dockery Club or Fenton met
last night to make preparations for a bar
becue and rallv, to be given in the near
future. The club Is a large one. and expects
to hate some of th foremost Democrats of
the State among lt-s speakers on the night
of the rally.
spuKcm: h riioxoon 1111.
Phelps Conntv Cltlicns "Will Hear
llrj li 11 on Trnsl.
D. II. Ruckt-r. secretary of the County
Campaign Committee of l'telps t'ountt.
one of the progressive workers of the Dem
ocratic p.irtj. who lb determined that the
voters of his district "hall not be unln
.imMia .in th. mitiunal lsues for want of
maUrlal to educate tjiem. 1o this end he
hJS purchased 1 phonograph, with a larsi ,
assortment of cjlmders. containing repro
ductions of Urvan's most fimou speeches
agatnt the trusts. lmperlalim. mllltarisni
crd the otter lite questions ot the day,
with which 1- proposes to instruct the
to'ers of etery town and ham'et In the
muntv 011 Mich ujjh us re?ulir Democratic
speaker are Unablt to appe r In th- ilf.i '
to ctpou'id the yrlnc'p'es of Democrncy. ,
Mr IW! er savs ine puuuui.i'n t-....
its wftlnht In votes fuur times oer b e'ic
Editor Ilrndshavr lu St. lonls.
Janes T. Hradshsw of Chllllcothe Is at
. . . ...-, .n. n.1 t,n ajil.V nlQ
the laicieue tioiei. i-n .. ..- y. -- :
newsptper. the Chllllcothe Constitution, to I
the owners 01 -ne v iiiiucmu- ....... -
Erpress. The papirs will be merged Into
one which will contln"e as .1 Democratic
dill. Mr. Hrnilliavv dited the I-ebanon
Rustic for tears, and only a j ear or so
ago he sold that and removed to thilll
cothe. Mr. Hradshaw expects to purchase
another paper In Missouri.
ALL BIDDERS TOO HIGH.
Illinois Slate lio.ud Will KeadviT
tisc for First-Class Stationery.
Springfield. 11 . Sept. 8 The State Ecard
of Contract to-da let the contract for sec-ond-clas
stationery to the Graham Paper
Company of St. Louis oil a bid of JlXDSl.
Second-class stationery includes letter
heads for the various departments and;
All bids on first-class stationery were re
jected, upon recommendation of an expert,
who examined all samples presented, and
reported that all bids were too high. First
class rtatlonery Includes book and cottr
parer for the department reports. The
board will readtertlse for blda on this class
STRAWS IN THE WIND.
Capitol Guide Says Indications
Point to Bryan's Election.
Washington, Sept. 8. Straws show which
way the wind blows. One of the guides at
ftiA rnn(tnl said to-dav:
"I should say the Indications, as shown
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by visitors to this bultdln?. are tbat Brjaa
will be electisl.
"Some years ago when tisllora came to
tho Capitol they used to ask ma tor point ,
out the seats ot, uch men as Ited, Carlisle
Allison and others, and then they would go
over and sit in them No-v they are usklng
-for the chairs of I'eltisrew and Wellington:
and sitting in tbem. Yesterday I took ntha I
of a party of thirtj-sK tlltors from New-
York all men through the CapitoL They
told me they all Intended to tote for Bryan,"
this year, althougfih they had toted against"
him In 1SS6. One of them said that every,
man in the party of thirtivstx had voted '
against Bryan before, but would vote for
him now. They were members of Uermaa
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