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"Local discount rates were Quoted at S to
7 per cent on tall and time loans. The
clearances vers S9,U0,i7, and the balances
O.560.219. Domestic exchange was quoted
aa follows: New York. 20c premium bid.
SOe premium asked; Chicago. 20c premium
bid, 10c premium asked; Cincinnati. 10c dis
count bid; M premium asked; New Or
leans, 2Sc discount bid. par asked; Louis
ville, 10c discount bid. 10c premium asked.
The local .wheat market closed higher at
ftMc Ma-. Vjc July. 6Sc nominal Sept,
T4KOT5c No..: red; corn closed at i3Vc" nom
inal May. T5c bid July. ttKc nominal Sept..
441t9c. No. : white; oats closed at 30c
bid May. 27c bid July, 2Cc nominal Sept.,
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'The local spot cotton market closed
Directors of the Louisiana Purchase Ex
position Company will -start for Buffalo,
N. Y., this afternoon to attend the opening
ceremonies of the Pan-American Exposi
tion. Mrs. Otto Sutmuellcr, a bride of four
weeks. Is searching for her missing hus
band. A, bill wat. introduced in the City Coun
cil providing for .the "employment of an ex-,
pert in examining Into the garbage reduc
tion question.
Transfers of Redemptorist priests are an
nounced In an order from Bome.
.The Reverend Father Fltzpatrlck, secre
tary to Archbishop Kaln. and well known
throughout Missouri and Wisconsin, died of
parajyalsat,8t.. llafy's .Infirmary.
Excise Commissioner Selbert has sum
moned for trial all the salodnkeepers re
ported by the police as having disregarded
his order to close saloons between' 1. and 5
a. m.
The Supreme Convention of the Catholic
Knights' of' America elects officers and ad-
f Joums.
:fj- The Board of Public Improvements, ap
proves the bill for municipal 'lighting
plants, and it is read in House ot, Dele
gates. -
James F. Ballard was elected treasurer of
the Board of Police Commissioners.
'? . Miss Birdie Cahn. under indictment on a
b' charge' of "sending forbidden matter through
l the mails. ls:oti trial In the United-States
xiismcr WOUIT.
. Mrs. Ethel Maxwell takes a fatal dose of
poison whllo" locked in a room .with", her
little daughter.
Th machinists have formally Issued their
notice" of a strike' on Monday next, unlessV
their demands for Increased wages are com
" plied with. -
'Washington police, authorities have been
-' unable to obtain any clew to the murder ot
Census : Clerk. Ay res.
f. Mrs. McKlnley has shown, remarkable
rallying powers and gives promise of com
l plete recovery from her Illness.
4 Strong indications of oil have been found
". near Mattoon, 111., "and companies have
-been formed for prospecting.
In the -Kennedy case yesterday a leading
"" witness,- called for the State, gave strong
"evidence for the' defense:
The fiftieth anniversary of the building. of
the first school at Pocahontas, 111., will be
celebrated to-day.
Rivals for the hand of a woman fought a
i moonlight duel at Ithaca, N. Y.
- Members of the family of Honorable
'Allen Thurman have 'been trying to recover
t Los Angeles, plate and Jewelry that were
" " pawned by a daughter of Mr. Thurman.
'i German soldiers at Pekln are charged.
i witn naving noggea xtmisn sailors for a
t minor offense.
" The Chinese have made concessions for
f legation sites at Pekln.
' The' New York Yacht Club has formally
-. refused to admit Millionaire Lawson, owner
--. of the Independence; to membership.'
J. Doctor A. C Bernays, the St. Louis sur-
'' .ieon, won IM30 on James C. Ghlo's filly
Jtana Eleana at the Fair Grounds races
yesterday; The filly was held at 60 to L
- Yellow Tail annexed another purse at
' Ohnet, with Domlnlck up, ran a mile in
1:0 a-S at Worth yesterday..
SamuelR- Callaway has resigned as pres
ident of; the New York Central. . -H. W.
Newman Is mentioned as his successor.
It is probable that several new lines will
be tmflt to the Texas oil fleldi.
'.Meetings 'were heldby the St. Louis Coal
Traflte Bureau and the. St. Louis, general
passenger, agents.
Southwestern lines have granted reduced
' rate for a number of "meetings.
Vernon will become-, a terminus1 ot the'
Enid, Blackwell and Southern.
The1 Northern .Illinois .has incorporated at
. Bpringfleld. lit , .
- The'; Texas and New Orleans is rapidly
completing Its extension to Beaumont, Tex.
A - -Maxima latelllceaee.
- Coronet. May 12. Arrived: Amnion, Ham
' bum. via Geno,' etc, for San Francisco.
Manchester, May It Arrived: Westmins
ter, Ban Francisco, via Cornet, and St. "Vln-
cent,"- -,--"
' Liverpool, ."May .16. Arrived: Germanic,
. New.York; May 17, Commonwealth, Boston.
failed May 17: .Dominion.
" MosylUn May 17.-8ailed: Lusltanla. (from
Southampton, .May 17. Sailed: Columbia
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Beaumont. Tex., May 17. Organisation of
the J. M. Guffey Petroleum Company, the
largest corporation ever chartered In the
State of Texas, was perfected at a meeting
of the incorporators held In the ofllce of,
the Guffy company at Beaumont to-day.
Mr. Guffey was elected president; J. C Mc
Dowell of Plttsburs, vice president; George
D. Prentice, secretary and A. W. Mellon
treasurer. The personnel of the Board of
Directors was not given out. but It Is said
to Include H. C. Frlcke, William Fllnn and
Joshua Rhodes, in addition to the gentle
men elected as officers. All arc Pittsburg
Mr. Frlck Is the steel magnate;Fllnn Is a
prominent Pennsylvania politician. Rhodes
Is a manufacturer, with large' Interests In
the National Tube Company; McDowell Is
a Republican politician; Mellon Is president
of the CltySavIngs Bank at Pittsburg and
Guffey Is the pioneer producer In the Beau
mont field.
McDowell Is to be general manager of the
.Guffey company. He said to-night that his
company was loading an lS.OOO-barrcl tank
vessel nt Port Arthur, with oil direct from
the Beaumont wells and that this was the
first Instance of the kind on record In the
ell business.
All the gentlemen who were made officers"
attended the meeting. Others present were
Willis F. McCook. attorney, who came from
Pittsburg with Mr. Guffey to assist In the
Incorporation of the company; Captain -A.
F. Lucas, who bored the Lucas gusher, now
the property of the Guffey "company; Percy
Wiess of Beaumont and R..A. Greer of the
legal firm of Greer & Greer of Beaumont,
local attorneys for the Guffey Company.
A statement made by Mr. Guffey to-day
Indicates that it .will be the Intention of his.
company to control the output of the
Beaumont oil field through the medium of
marketing facilities. He snld:
Bnnlncis on a Lartre Scale.
"We expect to carry on operations In the
Texas oil fields on a scale greater than any
Dther corporation- Tado'thls". '.we expect to
-have' the most complete facilities for ship
ping oil. includlnga full equipment of tank,
steamers, tank cars, pipe' lines, and, if
necessary, rallroadsi."
Already the Guffey Company Is preparing
to Inaugurate the development of its land
holdings In Jefferson and Harris counties.
Beaumont la the county seat of the former
and Houston. the. county seat of. the latter.
The company .controls 1,.000 acres and
will operate on a scale "never b.cfore at-
, tempted by any oil producing corporation.
J. H. Galey". .partner of Mr. Guffey in his
early operations In this field, and the .geo
logical expert of the new Guffey Company,
begins at once a systematic test of the
company's lands with a" view of ascertain
ing their oil-bearing "value. After con-'
eluding his work in Jefferson County he
"will go to Harris County to a point' near
Laporte. which is midway between Houston
and Galveston, being twentyitwo miles
from .the former city' and twenty-eight miles
from the latter.
Wells are. now being sunk at Webster,
nine miles from Laporte.- The' advantages
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The class of 1901, Hbsmer Hall, was photographed yesterday,- the young 'ladles being grouped on the school steps 'in Wash
ington boulevard.. The two on the-top step are; Miss Julia Halne'r and -Miss Laura Herman, left and right, Miss Julia Clarke, is
seated in front of Miss Hauler,. and Miss Kath'erine McAllester Bagby" stands at thd left beside "the steps.' On. the, other side
Miss Ruth Bradford Cobb Is seated, in front of Miss Herman, with Miss Manette Cale in her' rear, standing by the steps.
Miss Helen Johnston is, seated in front of, Miss Cale.
Down on the front step, reading-from left to right, are Miss Adele-Btookey, Miss Natalie Luccock, the class president, and
Miss Annie Laurie -Wright.
Children Acquitted Themselves
Creditably in' the Production.
'The production of "Monte "Cristo'a Wed-,
ding" .by- two: score of children at the Cen
tury .Theater -last night was a success.
There' was talk -among- the audience of
requesting Jacob ."Mahler, .the conductor,--to
have! the Dexformince: receatei :The chil-'
Jien.:sans;.weuiana cancea:graceiuuy, out
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here from a shipping standpoint are great.
Laporte being on a channel to deep water.
which will be deepened to eighteen feet
under a Government contract In the near
future. There Is sufficient water at present
to accommodate the tank barges used In
transporting oil.
The lands controlled by the Guffey Com
pany are distributed through eight counties,
but Mr. Guffey considers it of first Import
ance to develop those In Jefferson and Har
ris counties owing to their proximity to
manufacturing centers and deep wutcr,
making the problem of transportation an
easy matter to solve.
"Will Be Bat One Prlee.
Most significant among the statements
given out by Mr. Guffey is one which ho
made to-day to the effect that his company
will have one price for all consumers 10
cents per barrel at the shipping station.
This means that whether a contract Is for
10, 1,000' or 10.000 barrels the cost will bo the
same. The Standard Oil Company's Influ
ence In the Guffey company Is said 'to ap
pear In this one-price ruling. Inquiries aro
being received by the Guffey company from
all parts of the world as to the pries and
supply of Beaumont crude oil. To-day the
company received a letter from the Spanish-American
Light and Power Company of
Havana, Cuba, asking for a quotation on
6,000.000 gallons a year, to be delivered In
8,000 or 10,000-barrel consignments.
A contract was closed by tho Guffey com
pany to supply the San Antonio Brewing
Company with fuel oil, and several smaller
orders were received. A 30,000-gallon tank
barge, said to belong to the Standard com
pany's fleet, was loaded at Port Arthur for
Mexico. Twenty tank cars were filled at
the Guffey company's station on the Sa
bine and East Texas Railroad for transpor
tation to the Interior of "the State.
The Southern Pacific Railroad to-day or
dered 750 tank cars from a manufacturer
ntErIe; Pa., and the Guffey company or
dered. 130 tank cars from the;sam'e concern.
Before the end of a month the Guffey
company expects to ship fifty cars a day
loaded with .oil, each car having a .capacity
of 7,000 gallons J. S Culllnan, representa
tive of the Standard OH Company, was In
Beaumont to-day and visited the offices of
the Guffey company.
Reports concerning the Texas and Pacific
well continued to pour Into town to-day. It
was said that gas -was encountered In
quantities sufficient to make' its presence
known at' the surface. Secretary Matlock
ofth'e Texas -and Pacific Company wtr.t
out to the field to-day, and upon his return
said that he yae greatly encouraged at
the indications which had developed. Ha
predicts that the oil pool will be found
before the well is down nnother ZOO feet.
The depth is now about 900. feet.
Mrs. Bettle Bryan returned from Sour
Lake, last night. She .reports much activity
there. Two derrick:)' are up and six more
aro In process of construction. -The Guf
fey Company controls 1.000 acres In this dis
trict and Is preparing to sink' a well. Sour
1 Lake Is twenty miles, northwest of Beau
mont.- . i
"Martin Gauldln of Marshall. Mo., has
the troOD donned txrn nr more slfk or satin
costumes in the progress of. the prodne-.i
Some of the more gorgeous costumes Were
those worn by the "Kimr of Suun," the
"Master of Ceremonies." "Mercurr. ' and
''Basil Jennlco." in one: part' of 'the play
a uiue coioreu boy 6 year oiaj-wno naa
been engaged. as tratnbearer'to Monte CrU
to's bride, fell asleen nn the .stssa. '
The children who. took cart. in '.the per
formance, which was .for' the benefit of the
BLvLouls Children's Hospital,' were:
r-tninn, .wens jiorru. Mwmie Yrairen,
Anita GseblFrTveronlca-iMumhlU. Gladys Wr
Brj Margoerlte.Brook,' -Alfred -WerUMtmer.Irma
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-ier. narry wiuon. AiBert-Aloe, Miron Aloe, nct-
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made an Inspection of the Lake Charles,
La., region, and says that there ! great
activity there. The Standard Oil Company
Is running its mining plant nt Sulphur
Springs, La., with Beaumont oil as fuel
In place of coal. 1
Talk of the Future Texas.
Members of the Texas. State Bankers' As
sociation, after having Inspected the Beau
mont oil fields, expressed themselves as
Henry P. HlUard, new president Texas
State Bankers' Association and cashier
Austin National Bank,, said: "Beaumont oil
solves the greatest problem Texas has had
to contend with tho question of cheap fuel.
I believe the collapse of the speculative
feature of this discovery was timely. There
Is every evidence that operations hereafter
will be on a business basts and will be con
ducted 'by men who have largo Interests
to Invest This will develop the field rapid
ly, and, with Its development, a new era
In Texas opens."
F. F. Downs, retiring president Texas
State Bankers'AFSodatlon and president of
tho First National Bank of Temple: "Beau
mont oil will give new Industries to Texas;
Industries which were not practicable be
fore because of the cost of fuel. This Is
no longer In the way, and we arc now en
tering upon a period of marvelous develop
ment." W. H. Fuqua. president First National
Bank of Amarillo: "It is Immense; the big
gest thing wo will see in our day. It means
development as fast as man and machinery
can accomplish it."
J. J. Gannon, cashier Commercial Nation
al Bank, Houston: "It speaks for Itself.
No one can overestimate the tremendous In
fluence upon our future which the dlsoovery
of this oil will wield."
J. N. Brown, president Alamo National
Bank, San Antonio: "Texas and the whole
Southwest will experience a revolution In
manufactures. We cannot realize at this
time the full meaning of cheap fuel to this
country. It will be a wonderful thing for
the whole United States."
J. W. Blank, president Grayson County
National Bank. Sherman: "I am confident
that this Is the greatest discovery of all the
world has ever seen. I don't understand on
what ground the Eastern and Western pa
pers can afford to Ignore the field. Every
newspaper of importance in the country
should .nave a-man here. or should; arrange
to get accurate reports from this center.
Beaumont oil is one of the wonders of the
world. The development of the field' Is only
In its Infancy. Investments Judiciously
made will bring in hundred-fold returns."
Fort Worth, Tex., May 17. Senator A. M.
Carter says he 'Intends to (develop a piece
of property be and associates own near
Bridgeport In Wise County. On this prop
erty Is a natural gas well that has been
known of for half a century. It was first
discovered by Indians long before this part
of Texas was settled by the .white man.'
Senator Carter said the flow of gas was
very strong, and he believes there Is oil In
that section.' The. gas, If in paying quan-
SUtsant Keale, Katherlee Schsffw, adele Btnr
Un, - Iras,' Xrans. Frank Hall -Kentnor. Frank
Sale,- Edna Singer.- Both Mitchell. Berate Thole.
Derwcod Breeding. Kathleen Enhm. Charles
Neale. Kenneth Davis, Mildred Dyer; Marzsret
-Allen, Jeunette Klein. Ltturena Bbumst. Janne
Wertheitnrr. Arrtn artesedlck. Boy Herold and
Bene Mecatn. .-
nilaois TrsivellBs; Ilea Meet.
Peoria. I1L. Mav 17. The United Commer
cial Travelers of this State-held the first
session of their State Convention in their
nau in. wis- city this morning
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.omces, iw norm ronnn street, corner.!
r Chestnut, and Onion Station.
aa union station.
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titles, will be piped to Fort Worth and
Dallas and ustd by manufacturing enter
Butler, Ma., May 17. There has been con
siderable oil excitement In Bates County the
last ten days. Natural gas has already
been struck near -Merwln. in the north
western part of the county.
I. J. Jenkins, a Chicago capitalist, yes
terday secured option on MO acres of land
and expects to prospect for oil and gas im
mediately. Part of the machinery Is al
ready on the ground.
Pana, III.. May 17; An examination by
an cxeprt of the oily scum thnt floats on
the surface of the creek through O. A.
Sargent's farm adjoining the village of
Windsor, oast of here, proves the stuff was
crude oil of good quality. To prove it a
quantity was gathered and when touched
by a match ignited. This development re
sulted In a contract being made to bore for
oil and gas at once.
Henry L.. Smysor made the contract and
thewell will be bored on his farm, east of
Windsor, near the spot where gas In con
siderable quantities was found some years
Experts Find Encouraging Indica
. tions of Oil Near Mattoon.
Mattoon, III.. May 17. The people of this
section are exulting over developments of
the .last few- days which indicate that this
city will become the center of an extensive
gas and oil belt. Indiana experts and cap
italists who have traversed the whole re
gion being prospected from Flndlay, Shelby
County, east to the Indiana region,. say that
the most promising indications have been
found on the Cunningham and Wilson
farms, four miles south of this city.
Plans are under wan for the formation of
stock companies with ample capital to de
velop the wells and pipe the gas to this
city, Charleston and surrounding towns.
The Mattoon and Charleston city councils
will bo asked to grant franchises for that
purpose within, the next thirty days
The" excitement attendant upon the gas
and oil discoveries has extended to Wind
sor, twelve miles west ot this' city, where
the Windsor Developing Company, incor
porated with 110. 000 capital, has-been leas
ing land preparatory to drilling.
Last Tuesday crude oil that burned read
ily was found on the Sargent place, and
near by, on the Smyser farm, a well will bo
reopened and sunk deeper which two years
ago expelled a current of gas that, when
lighted at night, was plainly visible In this
The discoveries have Infected every one
and the prices of farm lands believed to be
within the. belt have begun to soar, aloft.
Contlaned From Pace Oae.
were under the Influence of liquor, com
bined with stupefying drugs.
At the police station the nature of the
charge against him was not explained, but
Stanley.lnqulred: "Has the charge anything
to do with' iny rheumatism cure?"
Cowmer Bas'uch and Captain' Dohohue
then took the doctor to his own apartments
and confronted him with the dead body
of the priest. He started back, expressing
great surprise, turned pale and exclaimed.
"Before heaven, I don't know anything
about this. As God Is my Judge, Captain,
I don't."
The prisoner pleaded for a glass of liquor,
but his request was refused. Stanley was
subsequently arraigned In the West Side
Police Court and was remanded to the
Tombs under JIO.OOO ball to await the action
of the Coroner.
Coroner's Physician O'Hanlom performed
a careful autopsy upon the body at the
morgue this evening. Examination of the.
vital organs showed an' advanced stage ot
chronic nephritis, or Brlght's disease of the
kidneys, fatty degeneration of thellver and
six .or' seven gall stoma.
In the stomach was found one drachm of
a 'dark fluid, the character of which will
have to be examined by chemical analysis.
"While no external nor Internal causes, of
death, other than natural ones, have been
discovered." said Coroner Bausch, "in. view
of. the suspicious circumstances surrounding
th!scase. It has been thought best to seal
up the viscera and give them to Doctor
Wltthaus for chemical analysis."
Doctor O'Hanlon said that he had' found
no alcohol in the stomach, and that the
blood stains found on the floor were en
tirely accounted for by post-mortem condi
tions and the generation of gases In the
Doay. -mere were some evidences of con-,
gestlon In the -brain, although the autopsy
could scarcely show any conclusive results,
owing to the condition of the body.
' Doctor O'Hanlon said that Father Phil
lips' had probably been dead not less than
a week.'
Stanley told to the Coroner. Captain Don
ohue and the detective several different sto
ries after he had finally admitted that he
had known Father Phillips. The substance
of his statements was that early on the
morning of Thursday. May 9. he saw a
man somewhere near Fiftieth street and
Ninth avenue talking with two young wo
men. He entered Into conversation with
them and finally invited the party to his
flat at -No. 730 Ninth avenue, where they,
had several' drinks of whisky, the women
going away two or' three hours later.
Stanley said that both he and Father
Phillips, whom he did not then know as a
Catholic priest, were taken ill afterwards,'
The priest then took a small bottle from
his pocket and they both took' a swallow
from It, feeling' better soon afterwards.
Stanley' subsequently left the house, leavr
ing Father Phillips smoking his pipe com
fortably In a rocking chair.
- When he returned, two hours later, he
says, his newly found friend 'had dlsep-
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Praised by
I'rom like Era Btadltgltt, Grand
Junction, Iowa,
No higher praUn can be given Br.
Williams' Pink Pr.Ii for Pale Peo-
8 Is than the many voluntary tes
monlala from ministers of the
gospel which have come from all
parts of the country and which
have more than supported all the
claims made for this excellent
The most recent indorsement is
that coming from Rev. Enoch
Hill, pastor of the M. liChnrch of
Grand Junction, Iowa, who says :
"lam a Ann believer in the effl
eacy of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills
for Pale People, the remedy hav
ing been used In my family with
highly gratifying results. For
three or four years I was a sufferer
from general debility. 1 seemed to
be lacking In vitality, -was tired
out most of the time and sleep
gavemenorestorrefreshment. 1
was troubled with headache much
ofthetlmeandalthouKh I was not
confined to my bed, my Illness In
capacitated me for energetic work
In my pastorate.
A sister-in-law living in Ne
braska, wbo bad suffered very
much and who baa used Dr. Wil
liams' Pink Pills with good re
salts, recommended them to me
and I decided to try them. I had
taken but two or three doses of
the pills when I found that they
were helping me and further ussof
the remedy brought such relief
that I am clad to offer this puhllo
recommendation of Or. Williams'
Pink Pills for Pale People in the
Interest of suffering humanity.
Brv. Enocn Him.
At all druggists or direct from
Dr. WllllsmsMfdletne Company,
Schenectady. N. Y., 60c per box;
six boxes ttsa.
i fj m Asm
In effect Sunday, May 19th.
The New train wflHeare St Louts 9r00 a. to. dally.
The evening train to same points 1OI0 p. m. daily.
Making Double Daily Service.
TICKET OFFICES; N. W. Cor. Broadway aid Olive St. ani Uriel Sfatiei.
could have put chloral hydrate, or any oth
er drug into Father Phillips's glass, but the
police are working on the supposition, that
rome such crime may- have, been commit
ted. '
New York, May 17. The Reverend Father
Edward 8. Phillips was born in Hawley.
Pa. He was born to the mines, and his
early life was passed in doing the appren
tice work ot a miner. When he was 10
months old bis father moved to Plttston.
where he was a skilled miner, and young
Edward was put to work as a slate picker
as soon as he was able -to feel his way
about the shafts.
When Edward was ordained as pastor of
8L Gabriel's Roman Catholic Church, his
influence among the miners soon became
noticeable; he-could weld the' hardy miners
Into his beliefs and ways of thinking;
In 1300 the greatest 'strike in- history was
threatened among the anthracite miners.
One of the first men' to step Into. the breach
to prevent the miners from rushing to their
ruin by striking was the Reverend Edward
8. Phillips, already popular with the
miners, recognized and respected by them
as a man whose chief work In life had
been for their good, recalling the fact that
he bad .risen from the mines.
When "political leaders and those lnter
esteeVuroomentlng trouble, were urging the
miners" 16 strike Father Phillips showed
them the impossibility of success. Father
Phillips spoke ' frequently, advocating
feaceful arbitration, and later arranged for,
n connection with Senator Marcus A, Hen
na, a conference with Mr. J. Pierpont Mor
gan in the office of the latter on March 27
of this year. This conference resulted In
the amicable settlement of the threatened
strike, and Father Phillips was credited
with having brought it about.'
Tour druggist will .refund your money n
Paso Ointment falls to cure Ringworm, Tet
ter.OId Ulcers and Sores,Pimples and Black
heads on the-face, and all akin diseases. Mc
Lighted Fnse Between His Lips
His Head Was Blown Off.
Watertown, Wia, May 17. Joseph' Busert
committed suicide to-day by filling his
mouth with nowder. comnressed In Dock
ages, placing a .fuse between his lips and
In the.Schhtx brewery you will find a plate glass room. In It
are .coo'.,ng P'P. flver which the hot beer drips. Above it is an
aa r' an.no.a'r comes into this room save through that filter.
No germs can reach beer-handled with such rare caution.
But, after the beer is aged, we filter it, then bottle and seal it,
then sterilize every bottle.
We take triple precautions because beer is a saccharine
product Impurities multiply if they get into il There is no
grade. between absolute punty and ntter impurity.
. .?W' bottle of Schlitt is absolutely pure, and purity' b
healthfulness. Ycorphysidaafau3wj'--,askhtm.
E".-d'TPtw"'''iA.KI.4iA.'rao.Voat.lstiCi;i Hi;
Cooled in
filtered Air
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I am a firm
believer in Dr.
Williams' Pink
Pills for Pale
FattoriT.R. Oiureh,GraiJmetianJa.
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U and
Son.ay, Ml j 19, 1901
To the fbllowtne Mlnt unit ..Mim. m
Stanton, . Sullivan. Bourbon, LessBurs. CUM
Steelvllle. St. James. Boax. Cooks. Rons. X
Dure, Arlington, Jeroms and Salem. - Bates front 1
7S cents to O.M round-trip, children half tare. '
Special train leaves Union Station a. m. Re
turning-, arrives at Union station 10 as p. nt,
and stopa both ways at Chouteau avenue ana)
Tower Grove. Tickets and Information at IS
fr. Broadway and Union Station.
lighting It In a moment his head, was
blown off.
Demented Father Then Does the
Same Thing, and Both Die.
Mount Vernon, N. X. May IT. Taklnr fa
his arms his son of 6 years, John Ik Halabj'
induced the little fellow to drink a solution
of cyanide of potassium to-night. Then, be
fore the lad's cries of agony could brisk'
any help, the .father drank of tho poison.
When the door was brokem opea-they-wers
found, dead on the floor, clasped in each'
other's arms. The boy's little Angers
grlpred a tiny doll with which he was wont
to play: in the father's hand was clutched
a zoblet.
Halgh was an expert bookkeeper in the
employ ot a wholesale house in New Torit
City. He had become demented throosh
overwork. He was very fond 'of' his wlf
and children, and passionately so of. the) lad.
Jio took to death with him.
Third Eauglneera. Seamless,
The annual reunion of that Thlnt TTftta
Dtaicw. -v uiuuicei- .Engineers was neWl
night at the Planters Hotel, tho ooc
oeinc tne anniversary of their must'
out, jaay 11. ueuienanx uoionet Engt
since' their mustering out. presided at
Officers were elected as follows: Majori
.fc vtti. vijjuiu ui iuib cuy, presiaeni: va
tain W. J. Hardee of Louisiana. Trtr7ir.
dent, and Lieutenant Luther E. Smith of
uiu city secretary, xne- Daixaiion saw
service at Clenfuegos in the Spanish War.
under the command of Major Van Ornum.
Tho members will take a trolley ride to
Merameo Highlands to-day on the oar
"KInloch" of the Suburban road. On the
return they will visit the new buildings of
Washington University. It was decided to
hold the next reunion at New Orleans) and
the reunion of 190J at this city.
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