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Charles TV. Koapp. President and r.en, iicr.
Gecr--- L. Allen. Vice riesldent.
W. Iu 3arr. Secretary.
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iu:iubi.ic building.)
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No. 1CT
W. B. Carr. Business Manager of The St.
touts Republic, being duly sworn, says tht
the actual number of full and complete)
copies of tho dally and Sunday Republic
printed during the montf. of November. 1900.
all In regular editions, was as per schedule
Hat. Ontea.
Data. Copls
17 84,975
1 88,220
2 89,350
3 90,710
4 Sunday.. 92,380
5 92,760
C 94,330
7 178,210
S 119,340
9 96,990
10 94,270
13 Sunday.. 87,700
. 81.630
26 Sunday
11 Sunday.. 92,240
.. .81,170
... 81,780
. ...-85,850
Total for the month
Less all copies spoiled In print
In?, left over or filed T4.G0S
Net number distributed 2,648,539
Average daily distribution .. fc8,284
And said W. B. Carr further-says that
the number of copies returned or reported
unsold durlrg the month of November was
8 97 per cent.
Sworn to and subscribed before rne this
20th day of November. 19u0.
Notary Public. City of St. Louis, Mo. My
term expires Arril VS. 1901.
He who lights against right, truth and
logic and yet would justify his course to
men must be an artful dodger. The
Globe-Democrat has shown clumsiness
rather than art in its dodging.
When recently The Kepubllc con
victed the Globe-Democrat of willfully
misstating the circumstances attending
the election, the Globe-Democrat re
sorted to the thug's device of "starting a
rough house" by calling The Republic
When now The Republic points out
that the Nesblt law was a protest
against Julius Wurzburger as Election
Commissioner, the Globe-Democrat
dodges with, 'The Republic and Its re
formers accept the Nesbit law. Thnt
settles it."
This sort of logic may prove entertain
ing and satisfying to tiie Globe-Democrat
and the ring it represents. It is the
same sort of argument that Mayor Zieg
eniiein used when he felicitated his fellow-citizens
on the fact that the moon
was still shining. St. Louisans are
neither charmed with the adroitness nor
deceived by the logic of such an artifice.
There was every reason why the open
ing session of the Congress now begin
ning the ninety days of legislative work
with which Its life will terminate should
have attracted to Washington a vast
horde of lobbyists, attorneys, secret
agents of monopoly corporations and
others w hose object it is !o influence, for
gain, the making of laws In the national
Although tl.s is a closing session of
Congress, it comes at n time when a.
President has just been re-elected to
succeed himself, thus receiving an in
dorsement of ids policies which shall
embolden him to push them to their ex
tremes lengths.
Mr. McKlnley's policies, dictated by
Mark Hanna in the interests of the
trusts, an: such as open up a vast field
lor lobbyists and monopoly agents.
There's to be a lot of syndicate legisla
tion, contract letting and creating of
places for hungry office-seekers. The
tinm to get jour "inflooence" at work is
right now.
It Is safe to say, therefore, thnt all the
class Interests which are in line for
benefit under the sway of commercial
ized politics will be generously repre
sented in Washington from now until
the holidays. Tho American people will
in all likelihood be the most Inadequate
ly represented clement. This is because
the Republican party is in power,
pledged to dothe bidding of the trusts,
and liecatise the trusts are hostile to the
It was characteristic that Mark Han
na. in a consideration of the most impor
tant lulls 1o come before Congress in the
session now begun, should have placed
the Haiinn-Paync-Fryc-Staudard Oil
ship-subsidy bill second on ills list, In
sisting that it is "a just measure, de
voted to the upbuilding of the American
merchant marine."
Even the members of Mr. Hanna's
own party in the National Congress fail,
as a body, to agree witii him as to the
urgent necessity for the swift passage
of the shiiHsubsIdy bill, or that it is a
just and widely beneficent measure. It
has been stated by at least one Repub
lican Senator that the ship-subsidy bill
may easily await the action of the next
Cougres", giving place to moie necessary
'legislation during the present short ses
sion. A Republican Congressman from
the President's own State and Mark
Hanna's own district finds himself un
able to support the measure because he
is opiwsed to the subsidy Idea, the tax
ing of the many for the benefit of the
. lew.
It is now apparent, however, that
Hnnna proposes to push tho Ilnnna-rayne-Frye-Standnrd
Oil shln-suliely
bill through in this session, as hclns sec
oiiil in importance on the. list of urgent
legislation. It is certainly of importance
to Hanna, promising to vastly increase
his wealth and that of the syndicate of
which lie Is the head. And tills is the
tlnal test after all, under the McKinley
regime the test of a law's alue to
Hanna and the syndicate. It is in
order to expect the early passage f the
ship subsidy bill.
President McKinlcy's message to the
Cougiess which coiiened in Washing
ton yesterday for the completion of lis
laboi-, is of exceptional historic aliie as
outlining, at the dawn f a new cen
tury, the p.tlio of a great Government
which had but just been born when tho
present century began.
The message recites facts which Jus
tify national pride. It oilers indispu
table proof of the most marvelous na
tional gtowth kuowu to the world's his
tory. It necessarily shows that this
Government now stands in the front
rank of Hie world's greatest Powers, a
Government that logically exercises the
strongest single iutluence in the settle
ment of all international iuestiotis of the
first magnitude.
It Is, perhaps, inevitable that great
nnd sudden dangers to the American
spirit and the true American policy
should have been brought into being by
this Government's recent tremendous in
crease of power anil prestige. It may
be taken as similarly logicul that Mr.
McKinley, standing for the party most
susceptible to the glamour of the new
prospect of world-wide territorial ac
quisition created by the results of the
war with Spain for the liberating of
Cuba, should iu his message advocate a
foreign policy which is more or less of
a surrender to the sudden temptation.
It is al.so logical that the President
should have made no effective utterance
in opposition to the ominous growth of
the trust evil, a growth for which ids
party's friendliness towards the trusts
is so largely responsible.
The President's message is a confes
sion that, in so far as it is possible to
Mr. McKinley and the Republican party,
the Government is to 1h administered
on lines of imperialism and of class-privilege
that are foreign to the spirit of its
founders. Politically speaking. Mr. Mc
Kinley has good warrant for the tone of
ids message. His campaign for re-election
was necessarily made on these is
sues, the Democratic assault on the
trusts and imperialism being exception
ally fierce. The people at the polls sup
ported Mr. McKinley in this conlllct of J
All that now remains to be seen Is
whether or not the people best knew
what was good for themselves and for
the country when they extended the Mc
Kinley leae of power for four years
more. Tiie President himself is faithful,
in Ids message, to those tilings for which
he stood In the campaign which ended
In his re-election to the Presidency.
In his recent aide discussion of the
city's condition and prospects Mr. Fred
erick N. Jndson seems to have confused
the evils that arise from misgovemmeut
with those that arise from Charter and
constitutional limitations. Accordingly
lie reached the conclusion that St.
Louis's troubles arose as much from an
antiquated Charter and from unjust
obligations and limitations placed upon
the city by the State Constitution as
from municipal inisgoverument.
Reflection will readily show that the
immediate troubles of the city are not
due to Charter defects or to constitu
tional limitations but to Ziegcnhciulsm.
It Is known that St. Louis has Jogged
along prosperously as recently as three
years ago with street lights and street
cleaning even by block patrol, with
enough money to feed its paupers and to
buy medicines for Its indigent sick and
to build an occasional street and sewer.
It is known that, so far from accumu
lating a deficit at the rate of .fl.'ii.tiOo
a year, St. Louis built a new !f2.0m.(KHl
City Hall with current revenues without
issuing a single bond.
These undoubted facts prove beyond
doubt that we can under the present
Charter and State Constitution get along
comfortably. St. Louis is not doing so
and has not been doing so for several
years past. The present trouble of St.
Louis is due to Ziegenheinisni and to
nothing elss.
It Is equally admitted that if St. Louis
Is to make Itounds and leaps forward,
as she should do in preparation for the
World's Fair, Charter nnd constitutional
changes are imperative. This is nothing
new. It was n-eognized years ago. A
Charter Amendment Commission sat
and recommended Charter changes dur
ing Mayor Walbridge's term. When le
eently Charter amendments were voted
on by St. Louians they were defeated
because of lack of confidence in Mayor
Ziegenheln and ids helpers and because
plain public demands like that for the
merit system were disregarded in the
submission of the amendments.
St. Louis's Charter Is antiquated and
the city Is unfairly limited by the State
Constitution, tint that does not cause tho
city's present troubles. That prevents
marked progress. It does not compel
retrogression, and municipal government
has retrograded very seriously.
There could be no more stimulating in
centive for friends of the World's Fair
than the knowledge that with the com
pletion of the local subscription of ?.".,
000,000 the great enterprise will be
placed on the firmest financial footing
and that the most vigorous and active
work on the Exposition itself will imme
diately follow.
The effect of this definite and assured
endeavor will be felt not only in St,
Louis and throughout Missouri, but in
Washington and extending direct to
every State Iu the Union.
In St. Isolds the permanent World's
Fair organization will be formed and the
World's Fair officers elected to direct the
undertaking to its successful culmina
tion. In Jefferson City the General Assem
bly of Missouri will promptly take up
the work of preparing for a State ex
hibit that shall reflect due credit on the
World's Fair State.
In Washington the Congress now in
session w'.H uked for the appropria
tion from the Federal Government al
ready agreed upon.
In the ether States of the Union the
various Legislatures will beieqtichted to
authorize ami provide for State exhibits
that shall illustrate this country's prog
ress in tiie arts and sciences, in com
merce and Industry.
The foundation for all this work, as
for the entire fabric of the World's Fair,
must of necessity be found in the com
pleted voluntary subscription of .'.tHHi,
000 from the people of the World's Fair
Cltj. The appeal to civic pride iu this
essential is potent indeed. The marked
enthusiasm now manifested iu behalf of
the World's Fair by St. Louisans should
speedily culminate iu the completion of
the local fund. The announcement to
the woild that St. Louis's investment of
$.-.,000,000 iu tiie World's Fair has been
made will proe the World's Fair ear
nestness of St. Louisans beyond all fur
ther question.
This announcement should lie forth
coming before Congress adjourns for the
holidays. Every St. Louisaii should as
sist in making it ccttain. A united etTort
to this end Is now inpcrathely in order.
Complete the World's Fair fund. Woi Id's
Fair success depends upon it.
McKinleyitcs will doubtless be en
raged anew by W. T. Stead, the English
man, who pees lit to call the Roer Gen
eral De Wet the Francis Marlon of o
day and to point out that the cruel war
of extermination now being waged by
the English In South Africa is similar to
the relentless tactics employed against
Marion in the last century.
This thing of finding among the patriot
Roers of the present time a reproduction
in tyie and spirit of the patriot Ameri
cans of 1770 is embarrassing to the Mc
Kinley administration, which lias as
sisted England In crushing the Rocrs-.
McKlnie. ite organs will have no good
word for this man Stead, who dares to
rebuke his own Government ami to pub
licly note the American Government's
betrayal of the American spirit. When
England's imperialist newspapers begin
calling Stead a traitor and a liag-furler
you will see the Tory organs of McKin
ley imperialism fall promptly into line
and take up the hue and cry. It Is nec
essary that they shall discredit such a
man he dares to hold human rights
higher than syndicate plots for conquest
and the looting of weaker nations. Down
with the idealistic fool:
Nevertheless there are many Ameri
cans and Englishmen whose hearts sick
en at sight of the great and. sinful
tragedy licing enacted in South Africa.
In the honesty of their souls they can
not call wrong right, nor rejoice in the
national extinction of a manly and God
fearing people. And it may be that this
spirit shall prevail against the Mark
Hanna and Cecil Rhodes commercial
syndicate spirit, ultimately saving the
Roers from subjection to an alien gov
ernment. God lias not yet finally judged
between the two peoples.
A Republican party organ thus voices
what seems to be the most unique claim
to consideration that has yet been put
forward In politics: "In consideration
of the magnificent race Mr. Flory made
for Governor, it would certainly be a
very graceful act on the part of Gov
ernor Dockery to appoint Mr. Flory to
the vacancy iu the office of Railroad
Announcement of Governor Joseph W.
McClurg's death seemed to bother the
Republican party organs. Some said he
was "the last Republican Governor of
Missouri." Others seemed to smell an
unpleasant inference in this and said he
was "the latest Republican Governor of
Mr. McKinlcy's message to Congress
declares. In effect, that he shall continue
working for empire and the trusts, and
that he believes the people at the polls in
November sanctioned such service.
One noteworthy attraction Is pos
sessed by tiie session of Congress which
has Just opened: It will make the $3,000,
000 Federal appropriation for the Louis
iana Purchase Woild's Fair.
It was natural that the President's
message should have a good word for
the ship-subsidy bill. Mark Hanna, the
bill's greatest lienelieiary, doesn't elect
Presidents for his health.
First and foremost among the Impor
tant duties awaiting the incoming Gen
eral Assembly of Missouri is the electlou
of the best Democrat aailable for
Speaker of the House.
Washington just at present Is the par
adise of lobbyists and the secret agents
of trust monopolies. Rich pickings of
imperial loot and special privileges con
stitute the at miction.
When the people of St. Louis lift their
chic slogan of' "Nothing Impossible!" It
means just what it says and it's sound
ing iu splendid World's Fair ohnuc
right now.
It is appalling to think what an awful
brand of politics would figure in the
Wot Id's Fair movement if Zelgenhien
istn and the Globe-Democrat could have
their way.
Is it the fault of the Nesbit bill that
St. Louis's paj rolls were recently bur
dened witii such atiame as that of Judge
of Election Alirenhosterbae imcr?
What a pity that the new century
which comes in at midnight of Decern
lier ol will find St. Louis in almost pri
meval darkness.
Reading between the lines of the Pres
ident's message, Americans learn that
they are In for four yean; r.f imperialism
and trustisiu.
St. Louis's foundation for the World's
Fair a local subscription of $3,000,000
will be of a solidity appropriate for the
Solid City.
March of the Christina Children.
UN the march ot the Christmas children
Keci ttmo Iu tfci- laughter and hone!
Thej're bound for the CftriMroas windows
Oh, but the orw-n-fjcd thronsl
Mancimg. wishing and ui ci...,.
Thrills to th sul are they.
Till the march rf the Christmas chlllren
Is the finest sight of the day!
It's the march of the Christmas ch 11 a ran
Isn't the ulckstep sneet?
Straight on to th Christmas wlndoTii
What a jiatter of little feet!
And the ton grows bright with thesmlllnc
Of watchlnjr women and men.
And the march ot the Christmas children
Makes ail of us jounc, again!
iupu:r v. sAUNDErj.
"Who was Miss Elizabeth
JIlss Elizabeth pumner Wood, daughter of
Jmigo and Jlrs. Horatio 1. Wood of No.
5S.T Waterman avenue, was married I it
nl?ht to Sir. Walter Grecu llorton of Il---ton.
Mas., at fc't. Peter's Episcopal Church.
The Kin-rend Mr. Shaw performed the
Tho bride entered tho church accompanied
by her father, and attended by her sister.
Jliss Adelaide Wood, as maid of honor. Tho
bridesmaids were Mis-s Caroline Wood, Jllss
Grace Kowell nnd Ml-' Addin Kimball of
ltoton, a cousin of tho bridesroom.
Mr. Cushlns Kimball of Iioston. a cousin
of the brliltcrcom, acted an best man. Tho
groomsmen were Messrs. Loyal laonard, J.
. I). Rodger. Charles Krd and Georse
Tho bride wore a white tulle, veil, con
fined by a coronet of orange blo.s"oms, and '
carried a bouquet of lilies of the alley and
bridal royes. Her gouu was a handsome
cream-tinted duchrssc satin. The Fkirt was
en tralnc, without trimming. Mounted upon
tho bodice was n transparent gulmpe of a
rich cnam color, with a bertha of duehesse
laee. The latter was crowed in fn nt and
was fattened by a sptay of orange blo--omi.
The long sleeves of satin were trimmed
about tho wrist with a frill of duchess
TIib maid of honor. M!?s Adelalds Wood,
worn ft gown of while moutxellne de soie
over a white silk slip. The bodice was cut
high, with garniture of lace. The full
length skirt was trimmed on the side3 ar.d
about tbu edge with white rosebuds.
The bridesmaids were gowned allies In
white mousscllne de roie. ovr slips of
tafftta. Kach carried a bouquet 0f rink
Following the ceremony, a reception was
held from S to 11 o'clock at the Wood
home. Tho house waa decoratsd with palms
and cut llovvcrs.
Mr. and Mrs. Horton will go Hast upon
their wedding tour, but will return to St.
Louis for the. holiday?. In January thy
will so to New York, sailing thence fur
Loudon und the Continent. Ihey will not
take up their residence in Iioston fcr some
time, as they expect to remain abroad for
a j ear.
Tho marriage of Harry B. Martin, a well
known newspaper cartoonist, and Mi'S
Suse Flanders .'as quietly solemnized
at St. John's Kplscopal Church,
Dolman and Hickory Mreets, at II o'clock
yesterday morning. The ceremony was per
formed by the Reverend C. X. MoIIer. rec
tor of the- church, and was witnessed by a
few relatives and friends of tho young
couple. At noon Mr. und Mrs. Martin
started to New York. They will return to
St. I.ouls In a short time.
Mrs. Thomas II. Weit, Jr.. will glvo a
tea on Thursday afternoon for her sister-in-law.
Miss Carroll West.
Tho Hammer Literary and pocial Club
will glvo Its llrst annual reception and dance
on Friday evening at Iyjul.-lana Hall.
Mr. and Mrs. Francis X. Uarada gave a.
dinner on Sunday evenin; at the Southern
Hotel. In honor of Miss Mabel l!Ieler of
Sedalia. who is a guest of Mr. T. C. Cald
well. Mr. and 3!rs. IJIburn G. McNalr returned
jesterday morning from a short New York
visit. "New York Is simply overwhelmed
with visitors," said Mr. McXnlr. "Accom
The. Imperial Theater stock company Is
to have n new leading lady to succeed Jllsi
Maude OJcll, whose engagement will end o'l
December 15. In accordance with a two
weeks' notice from Manager Glffen. which
was delivered to her Sundiy night.
Wlo her successor Is to lie has not been
determ'ned. but probably will be known to
day or to-morrow. Mr. GIP.cn said last
night that he had the wires busy between
hero and New York, and expected replica
to numerous inquiries within twenty-four
nours. He declined to d!"vuss Tor publica
tion the causes which led up to his notlco
terminating Mls Odcli's engagement.
Miss Odell's friends snid jcstenhiy that
she had resigned because the management
had lncrea'ed Its demands upon the com
pany without Increasing the salaries of the
The Increased demands referred to aro
embodied in the following notice, which
was served on all of the memb. r- of the
eompany. and which explains Itself.
Ft. Iiuls. Nov. ST. You are hereby notified
trat. roTimenclng with the v.ek (,f X(-oluber ?.
-in additions! r,erfurmanee will leph.rt on Tu-ddj-
afternoon, the rceilar Thursday. Satunlw
aiid Sunday matinees htlmr continuesl n& uu!.
and the Sunday mat!r.e rema'nlng the opening I
2rfcrrrance. sialorles wilt remain at tliti t'Kurr-s
row la force.
in uoove aciion nas een iiecldej
upon as a business, expedient
Government Will 2Cot Relax Vigi
lance Till Payment Is Made.
Washington. Dec. 3. The Sultan of Tur
key has imally leldeti to the pressure of
the United Slates and taken measures to
pay the claims of American missionaries
against his Government. Formal announce
ment of this has been received from Mr.
Grisccm, Charge d'Altaires iu Constanti
nople. Nevertheless, so often has there been a.
slip betwixt the cup and the lip, that, until
the money Is In the hands of representa
tives of this Government, the authorities
will not relax their vigilance.
Captain Chester, commanding the Ken
tucky, will net. Secretary Long said to-day,
on his discretion In the matter of remain
ing In Turkish waters. He has not yet left
Smyrna, and It is unlikely that he will do
bo until it Is slain that the 1'orte means to
Wood until last evcuinp. ;
Photocrap"! by St-aus. t
modations of any sort are hard to find. We
telegraphed ahei.d for room0, but were
fores d to try three hotels before we found
a pl.ico to stay. Theater seats have to lie
-ngage-d at least two weeks ahead of time.
Actually, If a man wants a shave he has
to nlve the barber a month's notice. Never
saw such a crowded town In my life."
Mr. nnd Mr. Everett 1. Trnsdale. who
departed from St. Ijiiuis early last August
Who was until jostcrtlay Mis Piile
for a lengthy trip through Old Mexico, havo
returned to town, and arc nt the Lindell
before resuming housekeeping.
Mr. Festus J. Wade will Introduce her
daughter, Min Stella Wmlo, at a tea on
Saturdny afternoon, December 13.
Owing to iltncs.1 Mrs. .1. U. C. Lucas has
ree ailed her invitations for to-morrow even
ing. Dei-ember 5. Mrs. Lucas's ball to In
troduce her (laughter. Miss Franclne Luct.
will bo given Instead on Now Year's Day.
Milady In "The Musketeers."
As to th method of payment, the author
ities are disine lined to talk, but the-ie has
evidently been a change In the altitude;
of 1st i summir. when tney declined to re
ceive the money under cover of a contract
tod warship.
There I.- reason to believe that the Tur
kish plan hjs been accejited. h cruiser hav
ing been awarded to the Cramp-. The
Cramps will r.ot liegin work on lh rsel,
it is said, until they have In their posses
sion SO p-r cent of the contract price. It
Is thought tnat tlicy will then turn over
the amount of the missionary il.iinu to this
If Die wishis or the State Department are
heeded, the battleship KeutU'-ky will lie sent
to Mszagab. Morocco, to aid the Consul
General, "Mr. Gummere. In collecting the
c'nlm held by the American citizens against
tho Moorish Government.
The training ship Dixie has been ordered
to take Mr. Gummere to Mazagab. from
which place he will proceed to Marakesa,
whero the Sultan's court is established.
2 -V J 'SSisB
w t var?flWMslaW V
I.at tiisht at Music H.tll reminded one of
some of tin: big occasions of las; s-'asnn.
There was tin time l.isl reason, hontver.
with nil or tin; bls;iifs that iirexaUuil, whui
tin: AIukIc II. ill s.:ii; bloomed furtli so K"f
gioiisly iis it did l.ft nlitlit.
"HI Cnjiltau" liiis lie n done In S't. l.-vih
on the smaller state s't the ili:ry Tlie.-itr.
but It I: alnmjit wis'.- to say that It via.
really doim for the Urn time List niht.
Then- were tie: usual ojiciiinK-nUlit balls,
liernan'l tliirc, but llnsewei" i. t tob-ion-sMuictl
In the far.- of tit. ciiislt(j coIi.rmK",
the wcll-nrriercil groups and the snail .uid kd
. Tie ii, tii. re were old fri nds on v'evv. It
j ..ih j,omI 10 f,e the Minshi'iy lierii ui; (in.
! ultii In r K m rou month, .iinl the ij's (hat
ji. .ie It was :i line. tuiil. to , to Uinl
' litr in letter tone, th.-n she u.is a ;...ir mo.
.1 be'! i :iitn:-- ami u iv lu man;, small
. i.i, r.n.-,y
.UM.llitr lileiid of l.i.t .ir ..- ilis
(Jiiiiil.iii, whose cti.u.iila i'ltli-SjIni; of ,i
iai latl .:s .so tll r iiH'iut.ere.l iii.it th
sniall worn. lit will: lot cuininc; .)s .it a
lot of :i i-l.i ti nlnn sb" iu.ni, hi r nrst.il
l.ir:tme Aiet lt.-tmtl, too, th.it .sfiehel
lloutrs coining iii.-n v'cy nl-it .t all
time:, it u.is rtaiiy iiuile i tr.ionl:n.:r ;
nnd "J"li lime it bunch of bails .nt f r
tl.e loolliKht: iho briil.e one of ihem of? f..r
lln man uho helped l.er ! num. Thv
fri nullnc-ri for llirri was shown by t.ie
f.t"t that aluiiK lov.unl the inn, when the
jmiil.iri monotony of il'iLrs lieR.tn to li a
bit tiriinr. a shv.if of chrysanthemums for
tho tall prima dcium won .i roumi of ai-
j.lause for litr.
Among the men there ncrc two who have
fared forth at I'hrnVa Cue in the course
of Miimner seasons. One of tluse was the
"FA Capltan," played with much uncilon
and apprt elation by Mr. Pruett. whn--o
voice, just now, does not belong m the
column of things to be thankful for. .Mr.
I'ruettii shambled throturh the part of the
boguj soMI r so will that he had his sreat
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Wlio was warnilv welcomed on her return to Music Hall last night.
audience laughing for three hours.
Mr. Hlnsrhaw. the other St. Louis sinyir,
who made l.ls first Imw for the seamen. wa
as colorlesi as his whiskers, which were
white. Hut Mr. Hlushaw and his friend?
may find comfort In the fact that the part
to p'ays Is watery In its thinness.
Of course. It Is the finish of the ecord net
that bestirs the enthusiasm. Tho staco
tranager. who was a very h:iy man with
Mj hundreds of newcomers last night, ha I
1.1s chance with the marches and the Hght
Irgs that ate possible nt the concluion of
the urNon-yard ccne. Tl.o ta-e I-'s-ame
mas of moving color. The girls, about IUt' 1
of them, had new rostumes. in which red i
ar.d green welo the Important colors. On
this gro-ip. marching to the familiar Soi.
music, ted, while and blue lights were
throw a. On the rUht there was stationed a
brass band, wliieh rlayed "The Stars au.l
Stropc-s roreve-r." The tuneful noise. th:
m.uslng of color and the singing of Ml
Herri made two rarta of a picture that
found tumultuous approval cut In the bis
The three scenes are extremely pretty,
adding to the excellence of one of the
smartest productions that the Mvag,
SI. Louis.
management i.as ever given in i
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And that reminds mc: Mr. Savase was
method of Mr. Savage's is not common to
the profession. Most niaiiigcrs lind It best
to stand alH'Ut about the front of tl.elr llrst
nighfs. with never a thought for the pro
duction Itself. After last n.ghfs perform
ance thi Music Hall manager probably
changed a few things.
Continuous Form of Ticket Asked
lv Chiciiso-t. Louis Lines'.
r.i:r t'EMC spkci vu
Chicago, III.. Dec .3. A new plan will lie
tried by tiie roads operating between Chicago
I and St. Louis to prevent se-uiping of
through tickets, sold from points In tli Last
to tee IJridge City via Chicago.
Officers of the Chka;u-St. Louis lines will
demand that roads east r.f the former city
use what la Known as the continuous forms
or ticket. When a ticket ii sold tastof here
to St, Louis via. Chicago, the selling agent
must Indorse It thus: "Good for passage
from Chicago to St. I.uul.s only on train
No. . leaving Chicago at ."
The exaet time lieing lille-J In ard 5:e
train being the Iirst to depart frnii Chicago
for St. Louts after the pascngcr3 arrival
in the former citj.
The-e through tickets nofr nrc not marked
this vvjy, which allows the transportation to
be han.'llcd by biokera. Tbu same sysleiu
prevails on tickets from tho liist to Kan-8-..S
City ia Chicago.
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111" OlSis.- Ill IIKT II. Ill IU... ...I'.-. ... -. - ..,...'.
u.. ,,.rvll,ln,' miiiI he.ir the ronmlaints- of I """"
the paying people who sat about him. This t :.'"'..
Negro Accused of RiirgJarj Over
taken by Detectives.
August Vrcse. a butcher at No. 3rd; South
Jefferson avenue, left his shop for a few
minutes yesterday afternoon to so to a
corner drug store and. In his absence he
place was entered by a thief who robbed
the cash register of 17 and took an over
coat belonging to Mr. Fre-se. Just as tho
proprietor of the chop entered the b-iild'n,;
the thief made his exit through the rear
Mr. Frese gave chase and the man was
followed for a distance of several blocks.
Several shots were flrcd by Special Officers
Itodcneck and Fitzgerald, who Joined in
tho chase, and at liroadway and La Salle
streets they arrested a negro who gave his)
name as Phillip lJalley. Mr. Fre-se declared
that Bailey was the man who burglarized
his butcher shop. A warrant charging
grand larceny will be applied for to-day.
There' quits a lot of tenderness na
quaint comedy In "Whe.n Wo Were Twenty
One," the play by Henry V. Esmond, In
which Mr. Nat Goodwin and Miss Maxlns
Elliott began a week's engagement at th
Olympic List night.
Th tewi.'rne-s ' found largely In thai
love afi.ilr which develops between the old
baetnlor. Richard Careiwo (.Mr. Gocdwlnj,
and a pr tt girl who is virtually his ward.
l'h.vliUErlcson (MIsi Elliott;, whllo Care we,
Is l.iliorioiisly trjlng to marry her to bla
fester-son. tl.e cutis and vlvacioua
Itlel. ird Terence Miles Audalne, familiarly
l.uuvv.'i as Tho Imp (Mr. Henry Woodruff.
Net a little of the quaint comedy also
eoiiits from this love- story. a well.
Hut the most of 11-and a very refreshing:
r. ..ill, atl. -i.es i It .i- bringing something
ll, ,. ? Il, . .... ,!.. ..?'.. UT ImilC. fv.,... ,,.
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llruli un 1 tribulations of an old-hachelnr
qu.irl- !, ee,m(jo i ,i ., Ulck Carewe and hU
fine, unruiiried cronies, dubbed Tho Trln
it. e.iiis.-.iiig of Sir Horace 1'Iumely Olr.
Nell O'llii.".). C olonel -Miles Graham (Mr. J.
K. Cruufoni and Hector Terence. McUratb.
iMr. e.mige i; Ui-Uainy). who are pledged
to ih.- dead father of Tl.e Imp to raise und
make a mat: of that h iruls4ne oung scape
Ki.it e. This is the hrst time. J believe, that
such a eomblnjtio.i. with such a purpose,
has been hro-ight. Into existence, and the re
sult is genuinely quaint comedy, as I have
iilrcJdy Indicated.
Tins Is lieeauso Dick Carewa and Th
Trinity have their hands full with The Imp.
Ti.ey have trained him pretty much as such
(rental middle-aped men of tho world would
train a yoiin? fellow whose father wa one
of their chums In the dajs when they were
SI. but be lets to cut his eyeteeth for him
self, after all. and that's where the trouble
comes in. At one time the four bachelors
billcve they have brought The Imp to a'
safe anchorage as the accepted sweetheart
of the bewitching Phyllis, but the difficulty
H that Phyllis Is in love with Dick Carewe,
that The Imp Is Infatuated with a music
hall celebrity, Kara Glynesk, the Firefly
(Mi's Eleanor Gist), nnd that Dlclc Carewe
Is h!m-elf In love with Thyllls.
Out of this complication, as a matter ot
coarse; any nmonnt of fen and some very
delicate pathos nro evolved. Mr. Goodwin
lias a part of considerable sentiment, and
meets Its demands ro very acceptably as to
appear before a St. Louis audience In a new
nrd most pleasing light. Ills Dick Carewe
is a. d!t!nct creation, with much of th
old Nat Goodwin In It. and yet with a.
sotter and mellower Goodwin that Is pleas
ant to contemplate. Miss Elliott's work a
l'hylhs was a dl'tlnct advance In delicate
treatment, with a tcrder shading; which un-
qm-stionahly endears that young woman le
th? people- in front. There are two scenes
in which she Is especially effective one in
the earlier half of the play. In which she
tantalizes D.ck Carewe with a faint su
pU n.n that ho love her; the other In the
last aet. when the one and only love scene
between them Is acted In a way that stamps
the success of the new production as cer
tain. "When We Wpre Twenty-one" Is not by
any means written exclusively to exploit
Mr. Gocdvdn and Miss Elliott. The threi
(?('TTlIniell hnm T VlfleA linmnl Aa rwtmn.ta-
I " - ...- .......v. ... ,...y.-
1 lug Tl:e Trinity. have most excellent comedy
""K .
,,.,ncrrunitle( .tnd Imnmv, Them .rimin.Mi-
I (sjiecially commend Mr. Crauford's Col
onel Graham and Mr. O'Brien's Sir Horace
i'lumely. as coexl. clean-cut and dryly hu-
entments. Tliere Is. a gentle-
nbout the three, or, I should say.
bachelors, which ts attractive
ness and wholcsomeness. And
this reminds me that the atmosphere of the
story may be best described as wholesome.
It deals cleanly with some of the evil
facts of the world, and even in the third
act, whirh Is the one weak spot In the
I plav'.s construction as temporarily destroy
ing the sweeter run of the story 3 telling
the unmasking of the heartlessness of the.
music hall temptress Is accomplished with
as little coarseness as Is possible. The enrt
Inc; of the play, with The Imp saved, Mr.
Dick Carewe and Fhyllis happily brought
together, and The Trinity formlmr a sort
of homely but ecstaUc Greek chorus. Is
xcry pretty and tells with the house Im
mensely. Tho minor characters of the cast
are fairly well taken.
It Is my belief that Mr. Coodwm and Ml
Elliott will make n pleasant hit In St.
Louis. They are both advancing In the
q'i ility of their work, nnd their new play
lias sweetness, sentiment and humor skill
fully mingled. QUENTTN QUEER.
Eddie Glrard's stunts at the Coluiribta this
veck take one back to the days of "Nat
ural Gas." The junior member of the team
that presented that successful farce has
I-irgotten none of his old tricks. He Is just
a? funny as ever. Jessie Gardner lends hint
Viluablc assistance. Judging from the ap-lian.-e
yesterday. Tred Warren and Al
Illanchard were the favorites of the Mil.
T-ielr El-etch shows vast Improvement since
iti presentation at one of the gardens last
semmer. Blanehard was never In better
Clce than at yesterday's matinee. Both
if thesx- entertainers seem to be In a very
fa r way to makn a name for themselves In
v.tuduvllle. niaiichanl's attempts to danco
ap the only Imd feature of the act. Belle
Davis scored with the song called "Goo-goo
Eyjs." It has never been sung so effective
1 III 119 lilt I (S.I
ly it the Columbia. It Is hard for the Iay-lp.s-i
to understand, however, why JIIss Da
vis burdens herself with three pickaninnies.
Ttuy add nothing to the act, Fattl Rosa's
daughter has many of her mother's clever
wajs. The sketch rn which she appears,
supiiorted by May Wentworth and three
capt.ble men. Is called "A Woman's Dilem
ma." The plot is not startllngly novel, but
Is InndlcJ well and gets many a hearty rX
lauKO. One or two suggestive lines will
doubtless be cut out by the management, v-fl.
Edgar Atchison-Ely. Jlr. and Mrs. Joe Kca- J4s,
ton, Leona Bonnie and the Four OUfana -,&:'
pleaa; in a variety o ways. ., .-gyj?- -
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