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The St. Louis Republic. [volume] (St. Louis, Mo.) 1888-1919, March 02, 1901, Image 1

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T Prisoner Boarded Train on the City's Outskirts
Boys and Men Hacl Missiles.
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Jbert Shenkle, guardedjby militia, being taken through. East St.
Louis. The party Btopped over in East St Louis to pvait train
going to Chester, where prison er was lodged in Penitentiary.
.while a crowd of almost a, thousand men.
women and children, many of -whom were
armed .with sticks, stones and other missies,
watted atthe Relay Depot yesterday after
noon. Chief of Police Hauss and Special
Officer Thomas Enricht of East St Louis'
and Sheriff Isaac. Conlee of Greene County
spirited Albert Shenkle from the police sta
tion to the Illinois Central shops, at the
city limits, where a train, was stopped and
the prisoner-put aboard ?tflv.ehejir.i."BL!Ue
e was blaced in the Penitentiary;
The prisoner arrived, at noon.- over the
, Chicago and Alton Eollroad, in charge of
' Sheriff Conlee and the soldiers.
The soldiers formed around the Sheriff
and .his, prisoner, placing them in a hollow
square, and marched to the East St. Louis
Police Station, where Shenkle was lodsed
in a steel cage, and all of the doors to
the calaboose were tightly fastened. I
Guards were detailed around the station.'
Many residents of the city saw the soldiers
marching through the town with the nris
oner, and by noon the news had spread all
over the town.
Throughout the day' several hundred per
sons stood around the police station.
The nature of the prisoner's crime was at
first unknown, but it soon leaked out, and
as It did there could be heard murmurlngs
of anger and threats directed against him.
It was learned that he was to bo taken to
the Southern Illinois Penitentiary on the
afternoon train, and men, women and chil
dren armed themselves with various missiles
and gathered at the Belay Depot. This
crowd was augmented by curiosity seek--ars,
and shortly before train time' one of
the largest crowds ever seen at the Relay
Station had gathered.
Anger and vengeance were pictured In the
features of the men, and' the women silent-
CARROLLTON AVENGERS HAD NO
CHANCE TO GET AT PRISONER.
ItBPCBlJC SPECIAL.
Carrollton. March 1. George Albert Shen
kel,'. the Whitehall man who, on December
23 last, criminally assaulted Grace allien,
the 13-year-old daughter of Charles E. Gil
lea,, a prominent Whitehall business man,
la now confined within the walls of the
Chester Penitentiary on an indeterminate
sentence pronounced npon bim by Judge O.
p. .Thompson of the Circuit Court of Greene
County.
The threatened violent death at the hands
ef mob, to prevent which four companies
of the Illinois National Guard escorted the
prisoner from Springfield to Carrollton this
znoratng, has been averted.
It was all done so qulety the soldiers
Upped into town with their prisoner so
silently, and his sentence from the court,
after' a plea of guilty had been entered,
came so expeditiously that tho littlo village
of Carrollton had hardly aroused itself to
mm appreciation of what had taken place
.before the matter was a closed Incident' and
Shenkel was once more on the train speed
ing, out of town, to be landed in the South
ern Illinois prlspn.
Apparently Utile interest was taken In the
proceedings by what few stragglers were to
be seen on the streets at 7:30 o'clock, when
tbeVsoldiers were marching down the' street
leading from the railroad station to the
publio square. The entire town had the ap
pearance of the utmost Indifference to the
fact 'that anything unusual was taking
place. Such remarks as, "WcU, you've got
him." were heard now and then, but there
was, at no place tne slightest manifestation
of hostility. -
' Greeted by an Acquaintance.
When the prisoner reached the public
square a friend waved his hand in creeling
.to Shenkle, and the latter returned the
' salutation. Apart from this there was no
'Incident in the journey from the depot to
the Courthouse. Certainly the coolest and
- saost, unconcerned person present was the
.prisoner himself, who pulled away at a
., cigarette, and who seemed to think it no
great' hardship to walk with manacled
..mn I.. ,Wa win's n .hn nntln.HI .1,1. n '.1
-;n-. 4UUU1B IU IUD lUlUSh VI. LUC DUllUCiO, TV'lt. 11113
fQit.WsrBheriff ot Greene County, Isaac Conlee,.
HtoSSSjl? it hi. side.
FSkS? .ays when tne courthouse was reacneu, tne
&VV.teolitssn ot soldiers entered the building with
,;,5-.&Baenkel at. their head and passed up the
Jimi'rr ct-M,' fl ihn rfAtlft. rn,-f,nn.vi IT.rA
EgfeJ Miertni "was freed from his manacles, and
&WJ. T3? after.. a wait of half an hour. his Honor;
Ef2'4.V.iaKlgc -Ajituauoou, came wio me courcrouoi.
la'iTi&'-TBe .corps of newspaper men looked up ex-
I;S!a5P&?srasslrjr arraigned and had pleaded guUty
aK(JSSit the charge .against' him. Judge Thompson,
ii?M?v'"P"w wv U.JU.. ,..i IV 0UUV.
fastneonment in tne Jfemtenuary at unes-
niuu uncaargeo. uy aue process o. law. -
SHEIMKLE
EAST ST. LOUS.
rl r . nrr-
ly looked at missies they held in their hands
and smiled as they thought of the prospect
of hurling them at Shenkle.. Small boys
had carried a coll of heavy wire to the tool
houso behind the new Relay Station. It
was rumored that an attempt would be
made to lynch the man.
A few minutes before train time the
measured tread of the soldiers was heard
comlnsr down the street. The AilUtlame.i.
v?jca suntiunaea Dy-nmner.--crowd. tlut?
guns were used by the militia In clearing
the way to "the station. The crowd pressed
forward unUl the soldiers were huddled in a
bunch. Eagerly the face of each one was
scanned by the crowd. Shenklo was not
among them.
"He will be drives down here just as the
train Is ready to depart," shouted a loud
voiced man. "We will wait here." The'
crowd agreed with him and gathered about
the soldiers, whom they piled with queries
as to the disposition of the prisoner and his
probable tlmo of arrival at the station.
The train backed In from across the
river, but the soldiers did not board It.
Some members of the crowd boarded the
train. The others were nonplussed. They
realized that they had been outwitted by
the authorities. They would not even get a
chance to see the man.
At the Jlllnols Central shops on the out
skirts of the city the train was stopped, and
the prisoner, guarded by Chief Hauss, De
tective Enrlght and Sheriff Conlee, was
placed aboard.
Shenkle was heavily manacled and was
palsied with fear. His coat collar was
turned up, and It was almost necessary for
the ofllcers to carry him onto the train.
i.oud hisses and murmurlngs greeted him,
but, the determined mien of the officers
caved him from injury.
There was little more after that. Shenkel
was as quietly taken back to the train as
ho had been brought to the Courthouse and
taken to Chester, a detail of twenty militia
men being dispatched with him.
Shenkle Admitted Uli Gnilt.
Shenkel admitted to The Republic cor
respondent to-day the crime with which he
was charged. "I can admit to you," he
said,- "that I am guilty as they say. I had
not intended, however, to commit a crime.
I was intoxicated at the time and did not
know what I was doing."
Shenkel is a sparely built man. 24 years
old. His hair is a dull brown in color, and
he wears a- slight growth of mustache and
sideburns. His eye is that of a fearless
man.; but it has a wild and at times al
most a timid expression.
Sheriff Conlee tells this story of his ex
periences with Shenkel: "The crime was
committed about 9 o'clock in' the evening
of December 24. An hour later Shenkel
was arrested In White Hall. When I' ar
rived at White Hall, shortly after the ar
rest, I found the calaboose surrounded by
a mob. I was alone, hut I determined 'to
assume a bold front. With drawn revolver
I marched tho prisoner through the moo,
and succeeded In reach Carrollton with him.
"Tho next morning I learned that a
lynching was Irt prospectt and I decided to
remove Shenkel to a place of safety. I
drovo with him to Cain, a distance of ten
mil., onfl frnm thfro tn .Tersevvlllr Aftpr
"I had left the county Jail at Carrollton
the mob surrounded g ana aemanaea tnai
Shenkel be turned .over. Guards had been
stationed In every part of town, and a mob
of White Hall men undoubtedly meant to
do lor ShenKci. 1 Deueve mey nrsf in
tended to torture their victim and then
btrlng him up. '
The offense of which Shenkel was con
victed is not the only crime of which he has
been accused. 'One the night of August 30,
1899, A. J. Allen, engineer of the water
works plant at White Hall, was found
dead with an "ugly wound In his head, in
dicating that he had come to his death by
violent methods. At the same time that
the murder was committed the man was
robbed of money ne naa on ms person.
Suspicion turned strongly against Shenkel
as the guilty man, although his guilt could
never bo proved. Shenkel was Indicted for
the crime, but the evidence against him.
was not sufficient to warrant a prosecu-
tlon. After the case had hung fire for
over a year, during which time the prisoner'
was confined In the Greene County Jail, a
nolle prosequi was entered by. the State'
Attorney and the case -was dismissed.
Shenkel's home has alway s been at
White -Hall. His father is Fred Shenkel.
an employe of a pottery works. Young
Shenkel has borne neither the belt nor the
.worst' reputation. 'His associates bad not
been of the best, but prior to the' time 'of
the alleged murder he had not been known
as a hard character, ,
PERSECUTED BECAUSE
HE LOVED HIS CHILD.
Sam Moser Tells How the New
Amish Church Wrecked His
Home and Happiness.
WAS REPRIMANDED IN CHURCH.
Witness Breaks Down Wlien He
Speaks of "Hannah and
the Boys," His
.Victims.
KEPOBIJC SPECIAL.
Pekin, III., March 1. Expert medical tes
timony and the testimony of the defendant
marked to-day's progress In the Samuel
Moser murder trial. The defense rested Its
case at 6 o'clock to-night, and the State will
make Jts rebuttal to-morrow. The closing
arguments will probably begin early to
morrow afternoon. It Is the general opin
ion' among members of tho bar and all who
have followed the now famous trial that
Attorney Green has made" out. a strong casn
for the defense, and a lenient verdict. If not
an acquittal, Is anticipated.
By medical testimony of old and honored
physicians the defense has shown the de
fendant to havo been "insane, by . an
abundance of witnesses, Including members
of Moser's family, the defendant's persecu
tion nt trie hands of the New Amtsh Church
has been proven, and by a great number of
other witnesses it has been established that
tho defendant was a good husband and'
father. This Is tho defense's whole cose.
Ilellevc Moser Insane.
' Doctor N. B. Crawford of Eureka was
cross-examined by the State this morning.
Nothlngr new was developed, and the doc
tor remained firm In hls"statement that hs
considered the defendant insane at the
time" of the murder of Mrs. Moser and the"
children.
Doctor J. M. Cody or 'Tremont testified
that he had known the wife of the de
fendant and had treated her professionally
in August, September and October, 1S3S. The
doctor also saw much .of Moser at that
time, and subsequently the defendant vis
ited the doctor's office about tho 1st of May
last year. This was only a, few days be
fore the murder. Doctor Cody testified that
.at the time of Moser's visit to the office, and
because of his observation of tho de
fendant on many other occasions, he formed
the opinion that Moser was Insane.
"I believe that at the time of the murder
Moser was an Insane man, afflicted with
a form of Insanity called paranoia,"
said Doctor Cody. The witness explained
that paranoia is hereditary, chronic' and in
curable, and that a paranoiac is driven ir
resistibly to his acts, even though ho knows
what the results may be: Tho cross-examination
failed to shake tho testimony in the
Samuel Moser. thedefendant, was tho
last- witness for the defense. He took the
stand at6 o'clock this afternoon, Tho
courtroom was packed almost to the point
of suffocation, and intense interest was
manifested in the testimony of the self-confessed
murderer.
Telia of Ilia Persecution.
Great difficulty was experienced In secur
ing coherent and Intelligible answers from,
the defendant, and much of his testimony
was in monosyllables, answering "Yes" or
"No" to question of counsel. His testimo
ny, on the whole, however, was satisfactory,
nwl thc.ve were many.' wet eyes In the
) nusiiea room uunng tne pmiui tuie oi per-
Mcser testified that he was S3 j-ears old.
He told of his marriage to Hannah Hohu
lln of Goodfleld In 1S90. They both belonped
to tho New Amlsh Church at that time. De
fendant ceased being a member of the
church while he lived at Gildley. This was
nbout five years ago. One Sunday, In
church, he was holding bis baby, Ezra, In
his arms. The child was asleep, and when
it awoke Sam took tho baby in his arms.
The baby stood up on its' father's lap and
rested Its little hands on Sam's shoulders.
Rudolph Wltzlg, the old preacher, called
out to Sam, telling him to put the child
down. Wltzlg told him he was making an
Idol of his child. He reprimanded Sam bit
terly, and the church demanded un apology.
Sam would not admit that he had done
wrorg, and he was expelled from tne
chutch. Then, after that he was shunned
by all his friends. His own father and
mother and brothers and ulsters, made an
outcast of him. Ho could not eat at.tha.
same table with them, nor. have any deal
ings with them, nor would they even shake
hands with him. Sam's wife clung to her
faith and the church. Their home life was
wrecked, though their lovo remained strong.
Sam told of his wanderings, how he went
out to Oregon trying to nnd a new home,
and then to Minnesota, but his wife would
not stay away from her Amlsh people, and
he couldn't live among them.
Tho defendant testified that be remem
bered nothing of the murder. His story
as told on ths stand furnished the most
pathetic scene in the trial. .When he spoke
of "Hannah and the boys" nls voice broke
and hl9 body was shaken with sobs.
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The Qne-Candle-Power: "Get away! Dqnt spoil my boost.
ST. LOUIS, MO., SATURDAY. MARCH 2, 1901.
HURLED BY A LOCOMOTIVE
INTO A LOAD OF SAWDUST.
William Heitzmann, In an Attempt to Stop a Runaway Horse,
Was Struck by a Switch Engine and -Escaped
Injury.
WILLIAM HEITMASN,
Who was struck by a locomotive and hurled into a wagonload of saw
dust without injury.
In an attempt to stop a runaway horso
attachrd to a runabout late yesterday
afternoon William H. Heitzmann, a guard
at the House of Refuge, was struck by an
Anheuser-Busch switch fenglne, hurled 30
feet In the air and alighted in a dray
wagon, filled with sawdust, unscathed.
"Billy" Heitzmann sayshls escape from
death or serious Injur' was mlraculous.-
The horse and runabout is owned by
Henry iReifclss. liveryman at No. 8231 South
Seventh street. ' The nig had been ordered
by a patron of the stable and was in wait
ing in the driveway, when the horse be
came frightened at the escaping steam
from a gnsollno automobile nnd plunged
through the entrance north on Seventh,
street.
Heitzmann had just left his home at No.
909 Whltnell avenue and was standing nt
the corner of the Wyoming street and Sev-,
enth street Intersection waiting for a
southbound car of the Catalan street divi
sion. He Baw the maddened animal leavo
the stable, which Is only'thlrty yards south"
of tho Wyoming street Intersection, and,
before It had an opportunity to get fairly
started on its wild run, he leaped Into the
cat of the runabout, unloosened tho lines
from the whip socket, and made every pos
sible effort to Btop the horse. His efforts
were unavailing, and the horso rushed
north on Seventh street dlrectly"toward the
Anheuser-Busch railroad switches, near
Arsenal street.
Plucklly Heitzmann tugged on the reins
and made futile efforts to stop' tho frlght
icncd beast.
"My thoughts were centered on stopping
that horse," said Mr. Heitzmann, "and the
possibility of a collision with an .engine or
a freight train novcr entered my head. I
heard the whistle and saw the engine when
within about thirty yards of the track. I
thought I could beat the engine across the
track and relaxed my hold on the reins
urging the horse forward. Tho rjiimal
cleared tho track all right, but the engine
struck the rear wheels of the buggy.
"The cushion on the eat had become
displaced and was at my back. To this,
fortunate circumstance I attribute the fact
that I was not .injured by the farce of the
concussion. The next thing I knew I was
sailing through the air at nn awful rate.
When I finally landed I thought I had
struck a feather bed. I scrambled tc my
feet and found that X'wos on tho top of a
load of sawdust. -
-The driver of the dray wagon was as
much astonished as -I was. Ths horse was
running north on Seventh street at a lively
clip, and may be running yet for all I know.
My left hand is slightly scratched nnd my
left hip is bruised a little, hut aside from
that I feel no Ul effects. That cushion and
that sawdust saved me."
Mr. Reireiss declared that the runaway
wan duo to carelessness on the part of his
stablo employes, who did not properly tie
the animal In the driveway of the stable.
tile estimated the damage to the runabout
at JSO.
Heitzmann is an expert whip, and for'
many years drovo one of the most fractious
toamg ever attached to 'a city ambulance.
He Is 30 years old.
FIRE DESTROYS WOOLEN MILL
Only Manufactory in City
Employes Mar Suffer.
ana
KEPUBUC SPECIAL.
Wenona, III., March 1. Tho large woolen
mill at Lacon, operated by J. W. Grieves
& Son, burned to. the ground about 3 o'clock
this morning. This enterprise was the only
one possessed by the town, and inasmuch
as its destruction throws about ISO em
ployes out, of work, it will be a serious
diow io ine Dimness oi tne city generally.
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SUNDRY CIVIL
FAIR AMENDMENT, PASSES1
St, Louis, Charleston and Buffalo Exposi
tion Items Added to Appropria
tion Measure.
Senate in All-Night Session Considers and Acts on St. Louis
Fair and Other Important Amendments, Which
Now Go to Conference.
The Republic Bureau.
Hth St. and Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, March 2, 2'a. m. At 1:15 this
morning the Senate passed the sundry
civil bill, with an amendment attached
making appropriations for the St. Louis.
Buffalo and Charleston expositions.
' Tho bill, having previously passed the
House, now goes to conference.-- The
World's Fair proposition, however, Is In a
much stronger position than when it went
to conference standing only on Its own
bottom.
The Senate wlU Insist on the fair appro
priations, nnd as the defeat of the sundry
civil bill would necessitate, an extra ses
sion, the House will undoSbtedly yield.
The conferees wlU be named to-day.
COURSE OF THE FAIR
BILL DURING THE DAY.
Th Itspubllo Bureau.
Hth St. nnd Pennsylvania Ave.
Washington, March X The Stl Iu'
World's Fair bill to-day was put on the
sundry civil bill, and there 19 little doubt
that this Insures Its passage. This was done
about 4 o'clock" by Senator Cockrell. The
Sunday-closing -amendment goe3 with It.
nnd It Is so welded to., the Buffalo and
Charleston exposition projects, which were
made a part of the same amendment, tbat
.they are oil bound to stand or fall together.
There Is pracUcally no doubt of their
passage. The failure of the sundry civil
bill would necessitate an extra, session" of
Congress.
The long campaign of World'B Fair legis
lation, therefore, is nearly at an end. When
this bill goes back to the House, probably
a' separate vote on tho exposition amend
ment will be demanded by Mr. Cannon. It
will be Impossible to defeat It, as the
friends of St. Louis, or Buffalo and of
Charleston all would vote together to adopt
the amendment. There would be no way to
reach one appropriation without Injuring
the others.
Senator Dopew 'first offered the Buffalo
Exposition btU as an amendment, and Sen
ator Cockrell moved to amend this by add
ing the St. Louis bill, with the Charleston
amendment added. This being accepted by
Chairman Allison and adopted, after long
discussion of a point of order against It,
made by McComas of Maryland, the three
will go to the House as one amendment.
FAIR DILI, ITl COXFBREXCE:
DOUBLE C1IAXCE FOR ST. LOCIS.
This action was taken to-day after the
Hcuso had, by a vote of 163 to 24. voted to
Insist on rejecting the Charleston amend
ment, and to send the bill back to confer
ence. The Fair bill proper still remains in
coriferer.ee, and will serve as a double
chance for St. Louis if any is needed.
Tho proceedings in the House Vera an
imated and showed that the Charleston men
had a been working hard to gain recruit
wnaiever may ne saici in criticism, oi xur.
Tillman, it must be admitted that In his
management of the matter from the stand
point of looking after South Carolina he
has shown sagacity and his engagement has
been flawless.
At noon Mr. Tawney moved that the
House adopt the Sunday-closing amend
ment, and ask no further conference on tho
Charleston item. Elliott of South Carolina
made a motion that the House recede from
tho latter. One hour was allowed for de
bate. The following colloquy occurred as to
the Sunday-closing amendment:
-Mr. Gaines: 'Is this exhibition at SU-LouLf
to be closed on Sunday?"
Mr. Tawney: "The House has so agreed
by the adoption of the conference report on
the Senate amendment, which Is intended
to close the exhibition on Sunday."
Mr. Gaines: "Then It will be closed?"
Mr. Tawney: "I do not know whether it
will be closed; whether it will have that ef
fect I don't know."
Mr. Steele: "That is not fair: there Is no
qusstloiTthat it will be closed."
Mr. Butler: "I understand that by ths
adoption 'of the conference report it Is the
understanding that this Exposition "will be
closed on Sunday."
TAWNEY OPPOSES THE
CHARLESTON PROJECT.
Mr. Tawney: "That is the purpose of It.
I will occupy a few moments In answer or
in opposition to the motion of the gentleman
from South Carolina. I am not. In oppos
ing this motion, necessarily opposed to the'
South Carolina Exposition; nor am I neces
sarily opposed to the Government appro
priating a sum of money for the purpose
of making an exhibit there."
Mr. Tawney then made an urgent argu
ment in support of his motion. He atd:
"Some gentlemen on the other tide appeal
to the sympathy of this House for the
proposition' on the ground that we ought
not to discriminate against sections of the
country. I find," Mr. Speaker, that we have
appropriated heretofore for two classes' of
expositions, one International and the other
purely local. The Centennial Exposition
was the first and then the Columbian .Expo
sition, and then the-proposed Louisiana Ex
position. Now. in addition to those three
we have had eight expositions and the
amount of money appropriated by tho Gov
ernment either to aid In carrying forward
these expositions or for the purpose of
making a Government exhibit, I find 'that
Jl.990,000 went to the Southern section of our
country. They had four of these exposi
tion, and four were in the North and the
Northern expositions; purely local, got $1,
G60.000. As tho gentleman from Massachu
setts said, the Southern section had far less
than one-half the population that the North
had. . .
"You may say that theproposed appropri
ation for the St. Louis Exposition goes also
largely for the benefit of that section of the
country. So that the gentlemen have no
ground to claim that we are discriminating
against the Southern section of the coun
trv if we disagree to this amendment.
"But there is a vast difference between
these two propositions. The one is inter
national in its character; the one commemo
rates one of the greatest events of the
history of our country, and it will also
commemorate the first great international
event In the history 'of our country, and
the other exposition Is nothing more or
less than a State fair, such as almost every
State has evey year. We are asked to
contribute to that fair an exhibit which
will "cost the Government of the United
States an amount equal to the total amount
Invested by the people of South Carolina in
that exposition."
FRIENDS AND OPPONENTS
OF CHARLESTON ARE HEARD.
On behalf of the 'motion to concur Elliott
had enlisted speakers on both sides of the
House, including Davidson of Wisconsin,
who appealed for this appropriation in order
to cement more closely the reunited North
and South: and WlUiam A. Smith of Mich
igan, who advocated all such appropriations.
The Iattersald: . ' "
' "They are the .gathering places where
those of our citizens are attaining the best
advantage. They are places where new ideas,
let into the minds of men and are born lor
PKIGE 1 Out-lde.StJ Louis, Two Cents
On Trains, Three Cents.
BILL, WITH
the benefit of civilization and mankind, nndj
I am willing to take this one additional stop
In the Interest of tbat historical State ot
South Carolina."
Mr. Cannon, chairman of the Approprla
tlons Ccmmittee. said:
"I did not Intend to say a word in this
debate: but I could not sit by without mak
ing a protest against tho proposed appropri
ation for the exposition at Charleston, S. C.
True, five millions are given for the St.
Louis Exposition. St- Louis has raised ten,
millions. These five millions are a gift. St.
Louis puts up $2 to every one that the Gov
ernment advances.
"1 stood and worked and voted as hard an
I could against committing the Government
to the St. Louis Exposition. But when com
mitted, that committal became an obliga
tion.' Now, upon a provision to meet that
obligation another body. In the closing daya
of this Congress, adopts this additional 'leg
islation, giving $259,00!) for the purpose of a
Government exhibit at Charleston. .So far
as the Senate Is concerned. It says to'friends.
of the St. Louis Exposition: The obligation
to St. Louis shall not. be fulfilled unless yotxi
will drag through also this appropriation roeii
Charleston.' i
"How, as I havo said a hundred times bej
fore, the rulo is that the body which pro-
pose legislation upon an appropriation bill .
must recede if the other body persists In itsr
objection. I have no dgubt that the Senate)
will recede if the Houso wlU Insist on its
disagreement of this amendment. i-
"It is all very nlco to talk about 'the oil :
flag and an appropriation.' and about ten
tlment and about the first battle of the -Revolution
(If the first battle was fought ;
in tbat part of the ceuntry), and about
Moultrie ard about Fort Sumter and about !
the 'bloody chasm' and about ths era- ot
peace and good will. I submit that, wlthi ,
appropriations piling mountain high, the)
time has' come to have a little sentiment
for the. taxpayer. (Applause.) Therefore, X
want to glvo notice now that, to the best of
my ability, my voloe.. weak though it may;
be, and my vote, though it counts hnt one
from this on my voice and my veto are
against any and all propositions that will
take money from the publio treasury for
expositions. Give us a rest. (Loud ap
plause). CHARLESTON PROPOSITION f
REJECTED BY, BIO MAJORITY.
After speeches by: Talbert ot South Caro
lina and Sulzer of New Tork in favor of '
Charleston, the question was put on Mr.
Elliott's motion. By a vote of nearly 3 to
1 the House insisted on a farther confer
ence, and the bill was sent hack.
Mr. Tawney at 'once went over to tha Sen t
ate to learn when another meeting; of the);j
conferees could be jad. It took no lone ex '
aminatTon to discover' that the Senate-con
ierees lntenuoa io siana oy iiumiu, anu
In view of the overwhelming; vote in tha
Home against Charleston, but one resort
remained to put the St. Louis Exposition.
WU fe Will UlUb .inn., .v ..., "V y. .
The sundry civil bill being then before the
Senate, Mr. Depew started the movement
by first fixing Buffalo, and to this wis fas
tened, br Mr. CockreU. the St. Louis Ml as)
amended by tho Senate. There la little) i
doubt they will become a law.
Messrs. Francis and Spencer will remaia
until Monday, when they will return to SU
Louis. Mr. Cobb wUl remain a while longer.
mw lH.11nn.tnnn m .Y.n.' .fen. ftriTiifrv f 4vfl
bill will be one of the last t reach the).)
President for signature during the closlnjr
hours of this Congress.
LEADING TOPICS
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TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC.
For JHssoorl Fair Saturday; lowe
temperature la northweat pert!o
northerly -winds, becoml-n. -rartaMe,
Snndar. fair and warmer.
For Illinois Fair Satsurdayi west tJt
northwest winds; fresh on the la-cel
Snnday, fair ana warmer.
For Arkansas Fair Satardayi Boats
erly winds. Snndar. lair. j 4
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Page.
L Had to Spirit Shenkle Out of East B
Loull f ,-
Hurled by Locomotive Into Load bft
Sawdust. v
Fair. Bill Tacked on Sundry ClvU Meat")
ure. .
Persecuted Because He Loved His Chtldk'
2. Man Who" Sold His Wife May. Serve Sea
fence.
Dewey Refuses to Serve Under Miles.
5. Says He Can Convict Lawyer Patrick.
Bolomen Surrender.
Webster Davis As an Author.
Nebraska Prison Destroyed br Fire.
i. Car-Coupler BUI Sidetracked.
Convict Farm for Arkansas.
Fltz-George May Be Made a Peer. '
t. Expects Cuba to Accept Terms.
TJstick Gets Divorce.
Thief Swallows a Diamond.
Plant System Train Beats All Records.
The Railroads.
6. Sporting News. ) ! f " i
Race-Track Result. "
7. May Combine San Jose Railways.
t Editorial. v
House Adopts Cuban and PhllippUtfJ ?
Amendments. g
oi. xj.uis vvuizieu iu iud wora. QCsfl
Christian, scientist ingnt is in vain.
9. Girl Tots Leave Home to Live In Bis ' 2
Frntrt.
Reviews of Trade.
Church News and "Announcements.
Sunday-School Lesson.
10,
U. Does Away with Telephone Girls.
Cuban Delegates Wfli Not Give Dp.
Quarreled Over Sale of a Horse.
11. Republlo Want Advertisements.
Record of Births. Marriages; "Deaths.
13. RepubUc Want Advertisements.
Bank Clearings.
14. Grain and Produce
Sales of Live Stock.
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River Telegrams. r
lGjKansaa , Author- la" for- Prohibition.
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