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PART I. 14 PAGES. i TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC ! Is Printed ia Five Putss I Three News Sections, Comic Se tfoa and Magaiinc WORLD'S 1903 FAIR. NINETY-FOUETH TEAR. ST. LOUIS. MO.. SUNDAY. FEBRUARY 16. 1902. PRIOEE FIVE CEXTS. PRINCE DEPARTS AMID LOUD CHEERS. ADMIRAL INSPECTS KAISER'S YACHT, ROBERT M. SNYDER CHARGED WITH BRIBERY BY GRAND JURY. CHICAGO PRESS CLUB GREETS ST. LOUIS WORLD'S FAIR WORKERS. Tlii-e litpt- pictures Mirny typical view-, of Sk inker n.a.l -.-Iorilie.1 ' i-e-ert-iar.v St.-vvu- in hK pt-h at the CUieao Press -lti!) illnnt'r Iri-t nlslit. Tin- r-:ul pro ml-.-. r i ,. , , r ,i;,. famo-t, nu'inorit-. ..f rltt- I.oL-NIanti l'urcii-i--e Exposition. The Idea of Cementing American ; Can Onlv Say '-Keautifiil! Hcanti Friendship Seems to Strike fill!" When lie Sees tin; Anier- Popular Fancy in Germany. ! iiaii-Kuilt Craft. Ueiich Warrant 1smic-.1 for the Former Kans-i-? Cityau Who Wast One of the Promoters of the Central Traction Deal He 1 .Now in New York, and an Officer May I5e Sent After Him FVw Witnesses Examined Yesterday. fC -ftiSrv: fi'-rrv--(rv5! s&s VOYAGE WILL REQUIRE A WEEK. I HE ALSO VISITS WARSHIPS. t V VSvV NsrW vx Yv ev XVYtCYf Y&V-V Y& i ti- I 3r ITn;A. "n.rt1rtt Tinning Tlint IT ! Has Written a Letter to Ad miral Dewey The Marine Corps Hand With Him. SPECIAL Iir CARLE. Bremerhaven. Fib. 13. rrine- Ileno'-" departure for New York this afternoon de spite lowering skies anil the prospect of a tempestuou voyage, was one of the great est demonstrations even seen In a German port. Messages of farewell ami bon voyage from the Kaiser, the lrlnees Henry ami his brother nfllcern of the navy were de livered to the ITinee. Thousands of citizens pave rousing cheers as the big steamship Kron Prlnz Wllhelm. on which he and his suite were passengers. steamed out of the harbor. The Idea of cementing the friendship of Gerroanv and the United States through the Prince's visit has struck a popular choid In the hearts of the German people, who showed their Interest by a frenzied burst of enthusiasm. Prince Expresses Ardent Hopes. Prince Henry, upon embarking, said a few words of farew ell to Commander Hech ler. ..'. S. Jf.. who was there o s e him off. expressing his Intense- Interest In the great American Republic. He said: "I leave for the United States with the fondest hopes. I am more than anxious to see that marvelous country. "From what I have read of New York I believe It Is one of the greatest and most progressive cities in the world. "The reports cabled from New York of the preparations made for my visit quite overwhelm me. "I believe my vllt will tend lo greatly strengthen the friendly tics that now exist between the United States and Cermany." Tho Prince referred to the rejert that he .had written a letter to Admiral Dewey apologizing for the conduct of the German squadron In Manila Day during tho war with Spain. "It Is nil untrue," he said. "I have never written to Admiral Dewey In my life." The Prince Inquired the latest news bulle tin as to the condition of President- Roose velt's son and expressed his great Joy at learning that the boy was now entirely out of danger. Harbor Cny With Flairs nnd Mnsle. Ships of war and forts fired .salutes In tha Prjncc's honor and the dockyard and ship ping In the harbor were gay with German and American flags. The big steamship passed out of the harbor to' the strains of German and American airs, played by the famous Marine Corps Band, which accom panies the Prince to America. vPztace -H,enryhas-urged tho Captain to mUke every effort to reach JCew York in time The route will be via Southampton nd Cherbourg. Tho ocean greyhound, In a iocs against time will get him to New York before noon of February 22. The Immediate members of the Prince's taff are Adjutant General von Plessen, General of Infantry and a great favorite of tho Kaiser; Vice Admiral Seckendorf, Vice Admiral and Secretary of the Navy van Tlr plts. Baron Elsendecher. formerly German Ambassador to Washington, who travels as plenipotentiary; Captain von Mueller, Pres ident of the Naval Cabinet; Captain von Grumme. aid to the Emperor; Lieutenant Commanders Schmidt, von. Schwindt, von Egldy and von Trotha, Staff and Body Sur geon Reich ar.(i Private Secretary Hintze. "A Drelbund Created by Heaven." United States Cotuul Henry W. Dledrich of Bremen made a speech at the twentieth annual dinner of the Navigators' Guild at Bremen yesterday evening that has ben more talked of than any other Incident con nected with Prince Henry's departure. Mr. Dledrich. after dwelling on various reasons for amity between Germany, the United States and Great Britain, said: "Prince Henry Is not going to America to establish a new alliance of friendship, but to give renewed expression to the old friendly relations natural to the triple rela tionship of Germany, Eng-und and Amer ica." "Her Is a Drelbund created by heaven and not by the arts of diplomacy. The great sections of the Germanic people should be united In close ties of friendship, for the advancement of peace and civilization." Mr. Dledrich's remarks were cheered tre mendously. When the ladles were toasted, the name of Miss Alice Roosevelt was heartily cheered. WILL HAVE NO NAVAL PARADE. Rear Admiral Evans Dispels Im pression Concerning Squadron. New York. Feb. 15. Rear Admiral Evans has arrived In New York to officially greet Frlnco Henry. "I know the opinion has become prevalent that the equa'Jron Is to steam down the oay and greet the Incoming liner." said Admiral Evans. "Well, there will be no such parade, no such review. There could not be, and I am at a loss to understand how such on Idea could become wide spread." Admiral Evans was met at Jersey City by a party of friends, who escorted him to the University Club, In Fifth avenue. DISPUTE BARS OUT BOTH. Milwaukee Societies Lose Privilege of Entertaining Henry. REPOTIJC SPECIAL. Milwaukee, Feb. 15. The complete pro gramme for the reception cf Prince Henry In Mllwaukeo has been sent to Minister von Holleben at Washington In response to nil request. Owing to the dispute between the Mil waukee Musical Society and the manage ment of the Pabst Theater German Stock Company, over which should entertain the Prlneo, both have been cut cut. HEROIC FIREMEN RISK LIVES TO RESCUE SIX CADAVERS. Act In Belief That They Are Savins; Persons Who Saccnmbed to Smoke and Flames. Chicago. Feb. 15. Firemen who groped their 'way through fire and smoke and dragged six dead bodies into the street from Bennett Hospital at Ada and Fulton streets late last night carried on their he roic labor ln the belief that they were res cuing persons who had been asphyxiated, and not until the flames had been subdued did they learn that they !ad been in the dissecting-room of Bennett Medical Col lege, and that the rescued bodies are from the dissecting tables of the school. Several of the cadavers were clothed, hav ing been brought to the school In that con dition. One cadaver was Incinerated. The dlsssctlng-room and laboratory of the col ler were destroyed, entailing a loss of S.0M. A "score of patients in the hospital were badly frightened, but none were Injured. The firemen had supposed that the build ing was used exclusively for hospital pur- Oillrers of the ITohenzoHerii Ar i-in-jo for Thirty Ivrps of Ainur ifiin Hcer Daily While They -Stav at lioltokeii. pj-.rrm.ic .-pectal. New York. Feb. 13. Rear Admlr.il von Baudlssln and several officer-, of the Holicn- ! zollem visited the Townsend and Downey ! shipyards at Shooters Island this morning I to Inspect Meteor Iir, the KaKer's new jacht. They looked over the yacht from stem" to ' stern, und when the Admiral stood where he had a full view of the hull he could say only: "Beautiful, beautiful. Whoever saw such lines?" The lirst roar of American cannon In honor of our German visitors was. heard to day off Staten Island, when the flagship Illinois of Admiral Evans's squadron, fired .. .ln.,t,-riti cit.ttn. In hnnnr of Hear Ad- ' intra! Count von Baudls-ln. The tug Nurkeeta, with Admiral von Baudlssln and Commander Clifford West, U. S. N., on board, steamed up to tho Ha nds at 11:13. Admiral Evans and his officers, at the gangway of the battleship, received their German visitors. Germiin Admiral Inspect a,Vnrslilps. Admiral von Baudlssln was shown all over the big warship. He displayed particular interest in her big guns. Tho olliccre of tho ship called his attention to the Olympla, lying close by. and the German commander looked with Interest at Dewe's flagship. At 12.30 p. in. Admiral von Baudlssln bparded the Narkeeta and the tug steamed to Shooters Island. Previous to the reception to the German visitor. Admiral Evans had hoisted hl3 Hag on the Illinois and assumed command of the special squadron. The hoisting of tho two-starred blue flag was greeted with thirteen gun salutes from each of the four (.hips of the squadron, the Illinois, the San Ftancslco. the Olympia and the Cincinnati. Prince Henry, when lie comes, will visit the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, but not by a doorway used by any one else. Masons are to tear a hole in the Thirty-third street side of the hotel, and put in a private doorway and elevator for the Prince's ex clusive use. A contract has been made between tho officers of the Hohenzollern and a local brewing company for the delivery dally of thirty kegs of beer at the Hoboken docks, where the Kaiser's yacht lies. Mexsnirc l''rom Kaiser and Empress. To Hear Admiral Count von llaudissln. Com mandant Imperial Yacht Hchen-xllern. Hcboken. United States: The Emperor ard Emprns desire you to ex-p-esa to iir. Go-let condolence for death of her daughter, M ss Beatrice. Their Majesties desire that ou place a wreath upon the grave. This cablegram, sent by the Kaiser's sec retary, was received to-day try Admiral von Baudlssln. The Admiral lmmedlate-ly sent a telegram to Mrs. Goelct, and gave directions toward procuring an appropriate wreath. Miss Beatrice Goelet. the beauti ful daughter of Mrs. Robert Goelct, was 17 years old at the time of her death last week. Last June the German Emperor and Em press paid the Goelct yacht Nahma a long visit, during the Kiel regatta, when their Majesties chatted pleasantly with Miss Beatrice, as well as with her mother. RANSOM MONEY HAS-BEEN PAID, State Department Receives Official Confirmation of Report Ex pect Miss Stone's Release. REPtmMC SPECIAL Washington, Feb. 15. The State Depart ment has received official confirmation of the report that the money for the ransom of Miss Ellen M. Stone and Mme. .Tsllka has been paid to their captors. No advices that the captives havo been surrendered have been received, but It is confidently expected at the State Depart ment that the brigands will keep faith. BIGELOW COMPLIMENTS WESTERN. UNIVERSITIES. Tells Londoners That Their Intellec tual Vigor Is Xot Yet Appreciated. Iiondon, Feb. 15. Poultncy Blgelow, when questioned regarding his reported refer ences, when In America, to a war between the United States and Germany, tald: "I predicted no such thing. What I did say ln Chicago was that commercial 'ri valry, combined with unfriendly legislation, tended to embitter public opinion on both sides, nnd that Prince Henry's visit can havo no influence bevond tho small clreio which meets him personally and likes him for his Individual qualities. "What struck me most forcibly during my visit to the Middle West universities was the superiority of such universities as Cornell, Wisconsin, Minnesota, etc, over the many famous Kastern colleges ln fit ting students to take the lead In practical American affairs. The spirit that is con quering the markets of tno world Is moro stimulated at the headwaters of the Mis sissippi than on the Atlantic. The Intel lectual vigor of our Western universities Is not yet appreciated." SURPRISE IN KANSAS CITY. Acquaintance of Snyder Asks About Other Indictments. REPUBLIC SPECIAI, Kansas City, Mo., Feb. 15. There is com plete surprise here that R. M. Snyder should have been Indicted In St, Louis, and more surprises are in store for- the inquiry made by another promoter who occasion ally has had dealings with Mr. Snyder. "Snyder has been Indicted In St. Louis to-day. Do you Snyder's acquaintance was asked. "What other Kansas City men were In dicted?" was the interruption, evidently slncere. R. M. Snyder Is well known here. From 1S.S until liSl he conducted a brokerage of fice ln St, Louis. Closing up his affairs there. Snyder came to Kansas City and es tablished a brokerage business and shortly afterwards a whol sale grocery house. Twa years of that trade sumced. Then Snyder went into the banking business, and was connected with several banks in this ctly. Mr. Snyder Is not In the city at present. He left here, going to New York. At his residence to-night It was stated that his address could not be given, but informa tion was added that Mr. Snyder was ex pected back here early next week. At his bank, the City National, it was sold that the Intention of Mr. Snyder was to have returned last Mondor. V Hubert M. Srii.l-- of Kuii.tis City Is chaiged in a biiieh warrant !siiI yester day afternoon by Judge Ryan, at the In stance of the Grand Jury, with bribery In connection with the Central Traction deal. Snvder is known as a promoter of various I As oon as the Grand Jurors assembled entcrpri-'-. He is now in New York, ac- ' Jesterday morning they held an informal cordlne- o -idylee from Kans.s citv hsv. ""lignallon meeting, mid vigorouslj d coruint. .o unices irom Kansas eit, nav- . nounwd lht. aetio.i of tre paper in J.ubli.-h-Ing gone there about ten dujs ago. The Iuk what they denominated an unwananied warrant for h.s arrest Is In the hands of the I false anil malicious attack upon tho In-She-if and unless Mr nvd-r vnrrml-rs tegrity of the ldj . Every Individual i7h.,aJ,.'?I "r-..5.I"."mlS -! i .r was. outspoken in his denunc.atiou - " "" ' "' '"- -" " --. to New Yoik to bring him back on a requi sition. The- SherllT ha no eontlngent fund to ineit the expenses ut -uch a trip, but it 1 Is known thai the Circuit Attorney has a eontlngent fund for -uch purposes, and it will be drawn upon If necessity arises. There is a belief about the Four Court" tint on of Chief of Police Kiely's detectives nav be selected lo make the trip instead of a Deputy Sheriff. Snjder wa.s the principal figure In the pro- motion "f the legislation hy which the fran- .-ntse Known as inu uentrai iraciion 0111 , ra,s.i the Municipal A-sjmbly. The is- ' suar.ee- of a vvarrant for bribeo" indicates! thai!,, is on- of the , hue men concerned J In that transaction In whose favor the , tiitule nf limitations will not rtrevall as a bar to pioseeution for the original of- ien-e. The other men are also nonresidents of the State. Snvder Is said to have ac- quired a legal residence In New York within ,h ini .hr,. v... ..lihmmh r.t-,,ir, home ln Kansas City, where his family re side. He registered from New York at the Planters Hotel three weeks ago. Grnnd Jnrnrs Are Iiidliinnnt. The members of the Grand Jury were indignant over the publication In the Globp emocrat yesterday of an interview C LEADING TOPICS -m- TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC. THE SUN RISES THIS MORNING AT C:52 AND SETS THIS EVENING AT 5:38. THE MOON SETS TO-MORROW MORN ING AT 2:37. IVEVTHEll I.NDICATIOXS. For St. Louis and Vicinity Partly clonily nnd wnrme-r. For Missouri and Illinois Partly clondy Sunday und Monday. For Arknnsns und Texas Fair Sun- i day and Monday. r.inT i. 1. Trince Departs Amid Loud Cheers. Admiral Inspects Kaiser's Yacht. Robert M. Snyder Charged With Bribery by Grand Jury. t. Request Revision or Tax Schedule. Army's Two Heads Cause of Trouble. President Confers With Party Leaders. Judge Rassleur to Respond. 5. Ponies Traveling to Lakewood, N. J. Great Pilgrimage to RomeiPlanned. Relief for Starving Indians'. 6. Railway Loops on World's Fair Site. Avondalo's Statue of Abraham Lincoln. Hindoo Twins are Separated. Fire Department Has Watch Tower. T. Cnllfornlans to Hear of the Fair. Story and Cast of Paderewskl's Opera. S. East Side News. 9, New York's Dally Ration of Dynamite Is 7,000 Pounds. 12. Venezulean Shrub Remedy for Leprosy. License Actors! How? One Alphabet for All Nations. Child Saves Baby From Mad Dog. 11. Senate Debated the Civil-Service Law. London Theaters Do Well. Young Roosevelt Continues to Improve. 10. Editorial. Kaiser May Vl'let America and World's Fair. 13. Improved Cast Demand Strengthened AH Grains. Market Less Erratic for Local Securi ties. General Markets. II. Railroad News From All Points. Chicago Markets. PART II. L, Chicago Press Club Booms Fair. Miss Anthony Is Honored. I. South Side Beauties In Society. 3. Social Clubs and Parties. 4. Society Notes From Near-By Towns. E. Late Society News. 6. Births, Marriages, Deaths. Republic "Want and Real Estate Ail v ertlsements. Pages 6, 7. 8, 9, 10 and 11. 11. Fifty Years as Rector of One Church. 12. Knlshts of Security Hns Central Body. 13. Royal Spies May Visit Anierlca, Adopts Steel Trust Slethods. H. At tho Play. IMIIT III. 1. Conflicting Stories Told About Ledger Shooting. 2. Fitz and Jeffries Agree to Fight. Football Game. 3. London and Paris Cables. I. Rico Earned Decision Over Callahan. 5. Winter Gossip of the Players and Mag' nates. General Sporting News. 6. Tenth District Wins Championship. Will Indorse Attorney Folk. Killed by a Train at Night. Charged With Robbing Store. BROOM CORN STILL ADVANCING. Local Authorities Say It Will Reach Two Dollars a Ton. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Charleston, 111., Feb. 13. During the post two days several hundred tons of broom corn have changed bands In this city, the price ranging from J110 to JI35 per ton. The suaaen aavaiie-e una tue-eneu ine raovemeni i on the part of the broom corn brokers to f purchase all the available brush In the II inos belt and hold It for thirty days. A lecal broker Is authority for the state ncnt that the price will be advanced stead ily until the K&O mark Is reached; thus, he says, the farmers will be given an in centive to plant a larger crop this spring. The brokers hope to have an over-crop planted," so they can buy largely; at low figures and corner the market next year, as the over-crop always causes .the farmers to sell U cutting time at tar " rice. credited to an ailoii)!iiou individual, eon- tulnlng a srieer .it l!"e work of the- ;rar.d Jury, and covertiy int.matlng that the in- J vestlgatlou Ka. Instituted and Is being cun dueted fur purely political reaion, in th J interest of certain Demceratlc ofllelaU i ur fi,.. nflaftt. ..Till Inr a linn, n m.lnrilv vvtre seriously disponed to have the lirund Jur ike official logmzatiee of the :s pers'oiw east upon the bodj. A few ft the I nioru ennservatlve. liowivcr. advised that the matter le dismissed at least temporari ly, and thl.s udvice Anally prevailed. AV!uici-m !2x!im!ne'il 1 ettterila . The Grain! Jury completed its labors for the wfk at 1 o'cloek aftfr examining -nm-paintlvely few witnesses. Among thee were Fied G. I'thotf. ex-Councilman. George W Baumhoff. former manager or J the Transit t'ompnn, Harry ceullln. J")eph .. uuc. twii m ui ji'u; e.-e.ouiien- man l'at Clark. Arthur Olepham and Chief "r1"''';"-. .rfrfVohK ithoui;h every available deputy has been Fenmhini? rnr him fne iu- .im-a ...i ru. J Deputy Jere Sheehan announced jesterday that he Is satisfied that Mepham Is either i "il.ur :ne c"" OI" :3 close e-ontlnement here. ..rii, ?afn (JlJoSiJi,IFi:Murre"' "lIll-"te'J i"r I P.r.lh.!1?" ln tn" Suburtan cajs-. is bet for trial to-morrow, but U is believed that r iusiijimeiueiic win ue neceusary, as Mur rell. who has been slek Is hardly in con- dltion to stand trial. If the case Is post poned It will Rive Mr. Folk an nnnnrtiinllv to direct the work of the Grand Jury again next week, as ho has decided to conduct the prosecution of the bribery and perjury in dictments himself. TROOPS AND RIOTERS CLASH IN AUSTRIA Several of Those Wounded by Sol diers Are Dead and Mob At tacks Undraped Houses. TrlesIe.Austrla, Feb. 13. Crowds thronged the streets this morning; but military pa trols keep the strikers and public gener ally moving. All the squares and public buildings are occupied by soldiers and large contingents of the military forces are ln readiness for Immediate action. Business is suspended Several who were wounded when the trocpa on the Pliza Grande fired a voIl'y into the mob yesterday have since died. Many black flags were flying this after noon and mots paraded tho streets, smash ing the windows of those who did not dls- I play mourning. The result was that there were repeated encounters between the rlot ern. soldiers and j-ollco. and many arrests were made. One detachment of troops which was at tacked retaliated by tiring on the mob. Sev eral rioters were wounded. PANAMA CANAL PROTOCOL IS VIRTUALLY COMPLETED. Admiral Walker Left the Work of Framing- it to Representatives of Colombtnn Government. Washington, Feb. 15. The Pannma Canal protocol, which has been In course of prepar ation for seveial weeks at the hands of Doc tor Sllva. the Colombian Minister here; Mr. Herra, the First Secretary of Legation, and Mr. F. Mutis-Duran, the special represen tative of the Department of Panama, now stands completed ln all essential respects. The protocol has been prepared In the Spanish language, and Mr. Herran will un dertake Its translation Into English, to that It Is probable it will not bo turned over to Admiral Walker, chairman of the- Isthmian Canal Commission, beforo next Thursday. The protocol consista of about twenty-fiv- articles, and is quite a lengthy docu ment, Admirnl Walk-r, It Is explained, has had no part In the drawing up of tho proto col, having decided to leave that matter entirely to the representatives of the Co iomblan Government und to avoid any in terference with their work before It was completed. Doctor Sllva. It is stated at tho legation, probably will leave Washington In a short time for Bogota, ln order to see the pro visions of the protocol before the officials at th seat of the Colombian Government and import their significance in person. SOUTH IS SWEPT BY SNOWSTORM. Fifteen Inches at Charlotte. iXine nt Knoxville, Three at Allnnta Sleighing in Cotton Belt. Atlanta, Ga., Feb. IE. A severe storm raged at Vlcksburg last evening, and to day Is central near Jacksonville, Fla. The disturbance was a mixture of rain, snow, sleet and thunder storms, and was nlso felt at Montgomery and Charleston. Snow pre vails generally and Is the heaviest of the winter. Charlotte reports 15 Inches, Nash ville 10, Knoxville 9. Chattanooga 8 and Atlanta 3. Freezing weather extends south to a line running southwest from Wilmington, N. C, through to the central portion of the cotton belt, and much colder weather is predicted for to-night. In Atlanta, street-car traffic has been seriously Interfered with since 6 o'clock last night, several of the suburban lines aban doning their schedules until to-day. Sleighing was indulged ln on many of the streets. Trains from the East were only slightly delayed up to noon. At Blacks burg, S. C. there is 18 inches of snow and no trains arc moving in any direction. ,, .., nr- iraT m io.it TORCH MAY BE KEPT ALIGHT. War Department to Be in Charge of Liberty Statue. New York. Feb. 15. It Is stated that the beacon of Liberty Statue, in the upper toy. will be kept alive by the War Depart ment, to which part of Bedloe Island has been transfarrcd from the Navy Depart Tnmf. l ff h epZW- " ? - 's1hkS -rx XS) Chicago, Feb. 13 Under the auspices of the Chicago Press Club to-night many of the men who managed the Columbian Ex position of li'JS entertained with a banquet and gave a hearty Godspeed to men who havo In h?nd the work of the Louisiana Puichase Exposition, to be held In St. Ljuls ln 1SU3. The members of the Illinois State Commis sion having In charge the exhibit of tho State at the St. Louis Exposition were also among the guests. SLCCESS ALL THE WAY AND GLOUV AT THE EMI. The spacious headquarter? of the 1'ress Club were given up entirely to the" banquet. Nearly all the floor space v-as taken by the tables, while a large orchestra was placed ln the gallery that surrounds the two larger rooms of the club. The place was elaborately decorated with flags and flowers and no pains were spared to make the men from St. LouU feel that they vrere wit thos who from experience of their own, comprehended the trials nnd troubles that nwait their guesU, and that they wished them si:cce"s all tho way and rlory In the end. CHICAGO'S GOOI WIMIES ARE WITH ST. LOCI. President Homer .1. Carr of the Prcs3 Club presided over the banquet, nt which 125 men were seated. At the table with him were the speakers of the evening from St. Louis and ether outside cities and a number of local speaker-, who made ad diesses during the evening. In opening the exercises after the ban quet. President Carr declared that the sym pathy and good wishes of all men ln Chi cago were with the St. Louis pfople ln the task they had undertaken, and all hoped for a brilliant reult when the exposition should lie opened. MvIKKR IIO Ml Fi'KMSHEII AMLSEME.-VT FOR GLEhTS. Walter I!. Stevens's response to tho toast, "Sklnker Hoard." was the enlivening fea ture of the (venlng. His statement that the thoroughfare would likely become as famous ns the Mldw.iy evoked much merri ment. Tho very name "Sklnker roard" nwakened smiles before Stevens's humorous remarks made It a subject for hearty laughter. At the conclusion of his address he was roundly applauded. Mr. Stevens said In cait: Tim Irf!dent of t.e LmiltUua. Purchase Enpo Fltlon Company has de-ilt comparatively with Clilcaao. 1M5. and St I.nul. M3. I. has traced the rclatlcnhlp Ntr.pen th VVctIVp Columbian Exis!tlun arid th t'niveisal Kiiiosltlon cle- bratlnir the acqu'.itlon at th IulM"ina Terri tory He has treated the World's r.ilr tn be hell In St. Louis nr tho crca: ohJ-ct I.on con?Iud lng the most wonderful tea yt-urs in American development Thu Director of Exhibit makes clear to you the eci-nce ot exicblun cI.Tiftcjtlun, a it has advanced and an It Hill ultaln highest expression at this Woild'a Fair. Th" Dlpclcr of Works tells jou of the phjsical part of exposition creation, nnd cf plans to com-llt-te In Feven months an exhibit palace as largit a. thou- of th "White city." from piling to tofttr tcp. 4j0 feet h.fih. To the Secretary remains little to add except local co,oi other uisc "SklnKer Ho.ul." St. Leills Is an oval, ulth Its length from north to enuth. The mlght sneep of tho Mississippi Is the eastern curie. s.kluker road Is the west ern, and upon bklnker read this latest unUcnal Exposition 1. tulldlna. In the Cais of the really btrmuous ntspapT life in Chlcairo, Clinton A. Snop-den took a reeplte to viflt St. Louis. He was Invite! by Wilbam Stopleton. then an editorial writer on tho Globe-Demr-crat. to go out and view the elty und II- surroundings. About dark, tired and duti. r-nowden cot tack to hli hotel and gave his Impression to a reporter. hlapleton. he- said, took me out somewhere Into to Interior of Mls.url anl showed mo what he called forest IMtk. located on Sklnker ,a I i cwt j .... .u . . j Sklnker road Is still there. Itroa.l Iwulevnrds j tnd luved places with parking anl nrelied en- I trances have bt-n substituted for the country rock road, en which snowden and Ftaplcton traveled. There are ., hundied-thouvuid-dol- bar mansion, l,-re- eom rows ran at that time. Tcn electr C lines of stUCt cais whisk n-opln in ' thirty minutes frcm the heart of "downicwn" to . v.naL r.uwiien ocscriuo as sumenere in the ! .nterlor of Missouri." Visible Asset of Exposition. A generation ago Kcrest luk did aetnl to vls Itols rather relllute. but In- city has bu.lt to It and aioand It. With l.C" acres, two sauare miles of undulating surface and magnificent woodland. Forest Park presents an Id.-al ap proach and an Ideal site for a World's Fair. Of the elty's population ZM.VO live within walking distance of th- World's Fair gates. With the strrit-ear facilities as they ar- to-day Wo.WI persons can be taken to and from tae Fair every hour. the tnn-formatlon lr the surroundings of For est Park has le-en amaz.ng. It hss n5t. however, elimmaj-d Sklnker r.ad. This is cause for icngratul-itton. A somewhat .lillg-nt read ing of editorial pages of many newspapers Im presses the lonvlcticn that Sklnker road. If eltrrinated. would b- rr.lsstd by editors. In tl-e current discussion of lh- World's Fair S. Inker rood has come in for much cheerful comment. The Exposition Press Iruieeu pulsntes with the principle that be who writes two paragraphs where one was giver, befoie. on the World s Fair, is an angel. It would rather lose a ton of half-ton's than have Sklnker road wiped off tho map. The name of Sklnker read Is one of the visible assets of th- Exposition. sklnker load is still there. It will stick and w HI be one of the exhibits, nevertheless, and not wtlhstanolng that EOir.e editor has written of the World's Fair site as a spot. "Where even prospect pleases. But Sklnker read Is vile." It was characteristic, perhaps, cf Chicago to christen the llcament connecting two parks tte Midway r'a sance." It Is certainly character istic cf St. Louis to go on easing "Sklnker read" through the World's Fair period. Destined to Go Down In History. Sklnker read" it was when old Colonel Skln ker gave up a slice of his farm to establish north and south communication between George ntn kel's lx-Mlle House and the scwcr-plpe works in Mill Creek Valley. "Sklnker road" It Is wits a.. srelt snd "-i M-uttUiil eX American city !e snd l-e $..(ln)Cv earapus anl VV a sr.aiL n L'nlv erslty on tte other. SMnkcr road" It will b with th Exposition palaces and towers, hanging garde", and tt- ttrvatorles o.r!e-wklnir more than a nu'e of its I unduIatltiK ' sth. "Sklnker read" t.IU be tho scratch Ha ntn hundreds of thcusandj of peo rly will . 'They're eff'" a. the airships :-V. . ivl.1 tae J3.f.) n'ze N vfcere are cities ln thla country which .1, before this time have been caFt'ng nU.ui to borrow something higher scundtnr or more alien-like than "Sklnker road." Such Is not the way of St. Louis Forest Park was so called because it was a forest Dark-lust that, nothing else. The name !s nt itral.ht.rrirtianl Amnrlnnr ...,,..... t... without a forelun frill. It accords with the ' character of tho city, which, however, having ' .-klnker road" for part of Its boundary, doej r.ot concele that soxo other name would do better. Composition of St. Lonls. The French came up tha Mississippi n their batteaux and settled upper Louisiana Territory. Their descendants made homes from Ete. Gene vieve to Femmc O-age. Tennessteans crossed over from the Seesaw State. They took their coon doss with them and didn't go back. Theri Is not an old family of Virginia or Kentucky that has not Its branch ln "Jerrer6on's West." A cun-ent of Pennsylvania blood of sturdy stodc has been flowing Into the Purchase ever elnca Missouri became a State. New Englanders and New- Yorkers tarly raw commercial opportunities west of the JII3lssIrpi and courted them T1,e ?t. Louis of to-day Is the homogeneous consolidation of Vinegar Hill, cote ErllllantV Irtmen. French Town. Kerry Tatch. Bad-n aiTd da Poche-names sUKgtstlie of strong foreign admixture of popiiUtl-n. The coinmlngbag of these strains Is the evolution of the tvple-il Amer ican, wha calls a spade a spade, and invites all cations to a World's Fair on Sklnker road.- Hy the Mme token cf Americanism, this unl. venal Exposition en sklnker rna,l mil a .ii. tlictno tn its preparation and In Its consumma tion. It will rot borrow ln Its architecture. It will not copy In Its treatment of exhibits. It will have a newspaper building. It will jet up a plint nnd Invite tho leading newspaper! cf the lanl in iurn 10 nd a stair to get out one day's edi tion. It will eo abeend In movement and life that even a Chicago iran. ever eager for "something dolner." win not think to ask: "Where Is the Midway?" Harlow N. Hlglnbotham. president of the Chicago World's Fair, and Ferdinand W. Peck. United States Commissioner to the Paris Exposition, although not present at the banquet, expressed by telegram and letter their hope for the success of the Fair of SM. One of the speakers at the banquet had the distinction of being able to talk as an official of both enterprises. This man was Wlllaru A. Smith, head of the transporta tion department of the Columbian Exposi tion, whose appointment to a similar po sition In the St. Louis company was an nounced during the day. He spoke to the toast. "The Most Re cent Addition to the Staff," and was warm ly greeted by the men with whom he was formerly associated. ritEsim..s.T IIIGIMMVril.VH'S -MESSAGE OP GREET1MJ. The feeling of the Chlcagoans was per haps best condensed In the words of tho greeting sent by President Hlglnbotham of the Columbian Exposition, who sent the xouowing message "Will tlio Press Club of Clilcaco and its f distinguished guests accept thefe v with my most cordial greetings? May I ! suggest a. toast that I believe expresses the j sentiments of all true Chlcngoans? The I.uisian.i Purchase Exposition, m.-iv i it Uossom as the rose, live in the -sunlight ! of public favor, and.'wh.n It has" K I away, leave a. sweet frqgrance round its memory. .May Its historian truthfully say that it was an Inspiration to 23.0-pO.OO-J of vis itors and a!-sj write that its management found l othlng to regret." President Trancls ilflivered an eloquent speech. In part as follows: I'ltKMUILM' I-'It.t-CIsj COMPLIMENT-! CHICAGO. AS 1'r Sl'l-llt ,lf flip I -.11,- iiiu t...rtt. .... ! position i-empany. my nist Impulse is to it- parks on one quadrangle, of lr" thc gratitude uf th- proj-ctois and troiwe bsve th- grand hill- of Missouri, crowned .I1.?!"" "L"1.?! ""'.rI'.rIf" '?r th"lr dlstlnKal.1ei with tho"- forest trees which npp-al to every one "- "v... ii....,...! lueiu uy me i.mcugo rress u"' N" b-ol'l -"e o Mill n.uaJifted to proper- 1- estlm.it- tne niagn.Vide of tne undertakn- eion which ht. Iuis lias entered as the com- rnunltj- which, in the face of almost overwhelm- i '? "IT'ff- carried to , successful con- HB SaUsd ffiheu'VauKita ' niH,,,,,n In It, .omn.-inoiatl.,,, of th- fownun- I flrith anmi.r.jr. of tl ,, ., ,,-,M,i . ....i,i... ... nients cf Columbus, has rendered do,b!y daflcult ; , , "" """ i..u b-ipi n iik" iunn ?,r ".ebratlon of any ev.nt. howei-r great, but ... i'iKioi I'niL ini mote. tn- iToau innuiu men of this rllv to the sncrlllcrs they Iliads ln tho performance or n h'gh .Intj Is an Incen tive. If not an insplr.itlon. to th.e who would loiinw me inesirlous example. ihat vtiu were hinitlainlv reunh1.il tint ,.nle - by the consciousness of .lutj well peiform-d. 1 ut bv the merilert nluTiillts nt rli;ht.thlnltlni7- I tcopie -nrougnout inc land, win icn.i enco-r.ige- j out the land, will lend enco,r.ige- J gardens and I1- falling waters Krt to nil who plac- civic pr do Lafayette Toung of Des Moines, la., re thelr fellow, above dignified easa I . -,,J1 . .- toast "The Press of th rnmercial ent.ipils.-. spondtd to the toast, auo -"-" - I S.-n.t- AC. ' llltlll Villi PU1I1I. and a lore fcr 1 and nurtlr commercial .... . .. ... ...... I .vner reviwing me success oi tne vv nite . .v.. nm.. nf w-Teom-i Citv- and the friendly Interest which St. In addition to the nadress or Wei corns. Lo-:!s tool: in the Chicago exposition. Mr. made by President Carr or the Press ciuri Francis gave a brl-f s'limmary of the great there were short speeches by City Com obstacl a which the Louisiana Purchase troller McGann, who extended to the vlsi metrcpolls ha I overcame in its nmblt.0-1 ito ' th omcIai welcome of the city of exesl .-ill r.revloil.s world's fnlrn 1f then lors oe u.i.i.. ccncluded a- follow-.: ' I Ml .STATE HAS HEFCSED I.HQl'EST TO PARTICIPATE. ,.v jit we i--i. ti. iii.uiiii juu 11.B1 inus iar . net a single S'tnte In the Union, whose Leglsla- ture has crnsl.lcied this subject, has refused or t failed to extend to the LoJlsuna Purchase Expo- s tlon all the aid and encouragement we could exnect. To the invitation extended to foreltn nations bv the President of the United States to par ticipate lit this International exposition, twelve favorable responses have been received. We have been adv'sed of declination from but nine coun- "-",, ruvTwiiir Thaen has so far re-trie-, and on- of th-m has. within the last complete, rest Hcndfik Ibsen BM so iarre- week. r-consl.lercd and accepted: on the part of the tight we expect like action within the near future. We have been officially advised that France, the country from which the Loulsana Territory was purchased, will be an act've par- tlclrant In this Exposition, and we have It from authoritative sonrces that England and Germany will also formally accept the Invitation. We are DTOUd of the record MiFsour ha maI In decldln,jr. by constitutional amendment, not only that fit. Louis coyld Increase Its bonded debt 1n $3.C-'.C00 in aid of this Exposition, but that the State Itself should appropriate S1.000.00) for an exhibit of Ita natural resources and tho entertainment of Its quests whom it dell Kb ts to honor. The action of ihts sreat Commonwealth In appropriatlnjr, rv,tJ for an Illinois exhlb t ssriti aftx-nvt-i .- Tni(l tn -rrafiful remembrance. The prompt respons xnade by th It?fflslaturtt i and executive branches of your government, ni b-3! than the liberality of that response, tends to cement even mor closely States and peoples already tndlsrolnbly UnKed by a ccrnmonlty or Interests and of destiny. This occasion, honored by the presence of jour chief executive, con ceived by thore who rive expression to your policies and snide. If they do not direct, the It-cught and sentiment of your people, canaot but prove a great Impetus to the movement In which we are so deeply Interested, and to which, we are gtvlnsT our best thoughts and highest ef forts. The address of President Francis was re ceived with much approval, and President Carr then colled upon Frederick J. V. Skiff, director of exhibits, who spoke on "The Classification of a Modern Exposition." Ho raid In part: LIFE AVD 3IOTIO.V 1 ILL HE THE KEYAOTE. Frederick J. Skiff. Director of Exhibits, SToke, in part, a follows: , At s?f, Louis In Isu3. the prevailing character istic. It I. intended, shall be life and motion, and the Installation of product and process In Juxta-l"-lt!cn. The classtMcaticn la uutd upon this I Ian. tnd its effect upon th? proportions of th buildings Is noticeable ln that Machinery Hall Is relatively so noiail In area. The machines through whose operation raw material is con verted Into use. and the process employed ra. utilizing natural proluets will be exhibited, tr-at net only will the tund of human lnxormatlcn t-e greuly Increased, but suggestion will b madti to students, scientists and Inventors that will give still greater d eloptnent to genius and ingenuity ln tho following than In te preceding decade. It has been ii sublect cf considerable contro versy as to which of the exhibit departraca-a cf an exposition should occupy the first p'ace tn le class. -'cation. At Chicago in ma agriculture, be cause it is the cleans of sustaining life, was se lected: and education was relegated to a reenna ary plac-j In liberal arts. In fct Louis la 1MZ education Is glien the first place, thus sustaining the dictum of .he eminent M. licarrt of France, who claimed that nt the- btad of the cuuslncm tlon should stand education nnd Instruction, be cause through them man enters Into life, and be cause thev c e tre origin of all rrogres. Art f lliows education, because this has been aa index J to the Intelligence of the people. it is possible ani i auv&Rce in? suggestion with some- hesitation that the acceptance e'f art as an evidence of Intelligence may b due to ths work of tb- archeolollst. and because be has been obliged to null the conlltlcns of tha pre historic or ancient reple bv the sculped or graven evidence left en Imperishable objects Yet as In cur time, so In earlier periods, it Is not unreueomMe to ccntemplate a very high ondlilon cf Inti Illgence without artistic culture, ln ldj the thl-d rank Is given to Literature. Selene and Liberal Arts; because the rresant ag admits that the high standard f Its In dustrial condition Is due to the diffusion of scientific Lnunle-dce. Guided bT education. In spired by culture ai.d aided by science, the msn-ufa-turer rt-dil es natural p-oducts to tho uses of man and the Inventor whose atnlus is drawn from all these, comes to the assistance of the. manufacturer, lessening labor and reducing the cost of conversion. Mr. Isaac S. Taylor, director o'f work's at the St. Louis Exposition, spoke on "Expo sition Construction." He said: IimCCTOR OF -WORKS PROMISES ARCHITECTURAL WOXDEHLVM). After a few complimentary remarks Iaaao S Taylor. Director of Works, said: At the time of making an effer to one of your architectural firms, our Committee on Grounds and nulldlngs was qulcklv as,mhlmi: a staff ut errhltects to design the buildings that we hops will extlte the admiration of the world, nnd while from the necessity of time, if for no other nsescn. many of the buildings may be designed ln staff and plaster. I can assure you that. Judcinc; from the drawing" which t now have tn my ofi'.ce. ihc chosen architects have put their brains and hearts into tho work and the stnic turs thev have designed will he as beautiful and lift ns proudly from the plain and grow- on the- hilltrpi ns though hallt of Egyptian or., Parian mvrhle. No difference has reen shown by .i... ..B,,,,,. m. Infili-tiist. hnie rret.t 111 flrrcne them, unl lh pplrtt that ha manlfeniea tisIf moit Is a frinJlv rlvalrv ana an eiUj-w. .r",?' '".ff.wl?' JforTlr.'th. rim' picture or the nspo'ttlen. T'" architect- will i !c,V?:frs J " "'or The C-J?r? &tJ&$X Ameri.n uill werfc for the sculptural aaornmcnis "' -" b.illd'rgs and of the grounds "J1?" ZTiVLXXU: Louis to ma'ko n presentation such as has never bef.irn ben maoe iu mo ucwre . -- -,",-- tA-es and I cm assure you that this desirs -.llf he carried out If there Is talent in this coun- 'ltesl'les the representation of human and anb me.1 forms, the grand entrances and logg as of the structures have been . designed ns to sr foMto th- great mural painters every OTOOrtunl tr to depiet the history and progress of our country with th- charms of allegory and ths ?&?"n!rgbt 1--.J- -t ur door, fron, i.,i. ... imrw ti xnriri u u.i-i j ... .,... -. - and -n otf- or ine-e mu.. milieu 1...1...3 ;;:.-;- of the center axl of tb- main ir-ooP of bulld- Ire will be plnce.l our Art Hall, shaded by those tr-is end built. n"t with staff and rilsst-r. but wltb t I ard roarbt-. and to bo 1 t by IBs peool- or Ft. Inls to the p-ple to enme, , ..Tkes d "SJfc Ir-Jpr45 out it one" f"t In a v-sst ard well-sneed pano- " SJ .k, e,s. t IMs Art Halt th- hills sWeeii areud In a half clrci-. with a dlamet-r nf n quart-r of a roll-, and f-nm the too to the bottom of the slop- the Hndscar,- architect bjs (leslgn-1 b's t-rrac-s a-d hanging gardens irv V. . . - .I... i,1 MrM nr." on either slfl rork-frlrred eascrtes arc, f"'& " "frh .Sf. Nature's ban,! . nnd fron, n-ar the brow of ths H.Af. in n fill of na-lv 1) feet to tn- gr-ai: Mil, th- n-sning. w "" ' ,." -. basin In fa v'n b-low. We have no lake. But ., K,..- .k lilll.. end w- will have the hanging gardens and tn- roiling .icn V-rtrtVnect Chicago In the absence or aiayor narriso... who was lit. In addition to the set speecne of the evening there was a numoer 01 aa dressen from gentlemen, who were called . .i--i -,.. Viv .Via elialrTnan ' "-.--- -- - - . ,.!.,,.. from their shorts by the chairman, . . n .. .. P ill p. TCI CGRAPH NFWS II -..- .. .. BRIEFLY TOLD; . . . x -DTTT IflMi m sppflr covered nis neauii in--.-, "is- vi "-"-- 'i ranetioned his resumption or woik. ana th dramatist has started a new play. x-tti- nivr-: rnm,'. Too Tale News noard has elected editors as follows from fi, " ,i, ii,.. xv tt Van Rlr n the two lowsr classes. " "'F " -surt. vv asningioii. v- - e ")Lr - "-"" 1305. Chicago: Dwlght T. Farnam. 1MJ. Binghamton. N. T.: D. C Noyes. 190a, SL Paul, Minn.: A. H. Kerr, VM. Pittsburg, Fa. . MEMPHIS. MO. E. R. BartleU wa,-- quitted on the charge of altering coi . records after n trial lasting four days. P.BO lett conducted bis own defense. t I ftl ..' ... 3&2&&i .tk j7 -m; .-."-Ki gstafes -- ifj-jg-g-y-jCj &L&&.e& --j. fc-jasiaa &