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THE REPUBLIC: THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 20. 1902.
CENTRAL TRACTION INVESTIGATION ENDS. SANDS OF FAIR WOMEN HERALD PRAISES FOR PERUNA MORE REPLIES TO I FOSTER FATHER CHARGES WHEELER'S SPEECH.! YOUNG BOY WITH THEFT. Trxred ! J. V- Davi Obtains Warrant Aga inst His Adopted Son, Henry Sad Called ' l0' Thirteen Years Old. Who Says He Collected Twenty-Five Garbage Contract Scandal Will Now Engross the Attention of the Grand Jury. Catarrhal Dyspspsia and Nervous Prostration Make Invalids of More Women Than All Other Diseases Combined. Representative Boutell Historv of What lie j Dollars From His Dairy (Just omers aim uiu -ot inrn jl hi Boy Says He Took O ue Dollar and Bought f " .Valentine for Girl. "Truculent Sycophancy WARRANTS COMING SATURDAY. HAMILTON DEFENDS TRUSTS. Edgar A. Mepbani Will T.e Used ; Republicans Warmly Congratulate Him on His Speech Little Asks Territorial Govern ment for Indian Territory'. as State's Witness at the Trial of the 3ien Now Under Indictment. yZ S i ( VJveJx- "VTWV J1" .- -sv sTiri. V.V V If I it' n i l if i Washington. rd. ID. Again lo-dnr the general debate on the Indian appropriation bill was devoted almost rntirolj- to eittane ous toj lea. As on , yesterday, the issue ralstd by Mr. Wheeler of Kentucky a few 'Ijjs ago came In for considerable attca- ; Hon. and was the feature of the session. Mr. IJromwell. an Ohio Republican; Mr. ' Kern, an Illinois Democrat, and Mr. Flem- ', Inf. a G nrgia Democrat, added tlieir views o the literature on the question, but it was Mr Boutell. an Illinois Republican. tiho entertained the most. He was well 'rtli'.cl -with material, and, with exceed ing pood temper and a trenchant displav of wit. he traced the history of what Mr. Wheeler had calhd "truculent sycophancy." as lie -aid, trom the dn when the first I'emocratlc President puiihjttd a bogus coat of aims, to the entertainment of Queen I.iliuokalanl, by the last Democratic l're-3-ldtnt He finally dismissed the whole sub-J-st by saying it should be accepted abroad o one of the errrtic and sporadic phases of,. American humor." Mr. Hamilton, a Michigan Republican, en livened the proceedings with an entertain ing sreech on truL. The other speakers v.. re Mr Little of Arkansas, who discussed conditions in the Indian Territory; Mr. Cor liss of Michigan, who spoke on the Pacific cable; Mr. Stephens of Texas, on state hood for Oklahoma; Mr. Sulzer of New 1 ork, on Increased pay fir letter carolers; Mr. Fitzgerald of New Yolc. on the educa tion of the Indians; Mr. Jae-kton of Texas, on the election uf Senators by the peo p'e, and Mr. New lands of Nevada, on the bill to ndiom silver dollars in cold. Condition in Indian Territory. When the consideration of the Indian ap propriation bill was resumed. Mr. Little of Arka'isH-. tho ranking minority member of th" i dian Committee, addressed himself to the conditions In the Indian Territory. The anomalous situation there, when? 397, WD white men had no voice In the govern ment, he said, demanded action by Con irc.ss He contended that a Territorial form of government should be set up there. He reviewed the recent Kreat development in other great branches of industry In the Territory. With ISO towns and cities, and wealth amounting to $y,OuO.O0O, he said, tliere were S0.OO3 white children of school ag but no schools. Such u condition of af fairs, he declared, was. an outrage. He be lieved the Territory was ready for etate huod, but that Congress should grant at least some liberal form of Territorial gov ernment. Hnmllton Defend the Trimfs. Mr. Hamilton of Michigan, in a general speech, discussed the question of trusts. He argued that combinations were Inevita ble; that they esistcd everywhere ia Eu rope, and that only combinations here could meet them. Commerce had resulved It Into a race of slants. Mr. Hamilton's speech, which. consumed about an hour In its delivery, was pic turesque and attracted much attention. He was very sarcastic and witty in his refer tnces to tho Democratic party, and re peatedly drew aprlauee and laughter from both sides of the House. When he con cluded, he received an ovation. The pro ceedings wire Interrupted for several min utes by members crowding up the aisle to shake his hand. Mr. Vaudlvcr of Missouri, who followed Mr. Hamilton, remarked that It was rtranso that the author of the first spcecn on the floor In defense of the trusts and combinations should be so heartily con giatulatcd by his colleagues. He then pro- ceded to answer some uf Mr. Hamilton's statements. I'aiorn Acltntlon AsuiiiHt Senate. Mr Jackson of Kansas spoke In favor of agitation ugiiint the Senate to compel it to iass the joint resolution for a consti tutional amendment lor thu election of Sen ators by direct popular vote. Mr Kern of Illinois, who announced that he represented a largo German constitu ency, and was himself a ton of German parents, protested against the attempt to make political capital out of the recent spe-ch of Mr. Wheeler of Kentucky, which he characterized as an "insignilicant inci d'lt" He followed his ptotest with an as sault on the majority for their failure to show sympathy for the Doers, struggling In South Africa, he said, "for tho liberties for which our forefathers fought." Mr. lioutell of Illinois congratulated Mr. COULDN'T DO IT. Milk- Diet Polled. Pood that will actually lift one out of a siik bed Is worth knowing of. A Chicago lady writes: "I want to tell of a positive cute Grape-Nuts Food has made in a case that was considered almost hopeless. "I know you do not look upon Grape Nuts as a medicine, but, inasmuch as the food certainly do s build up worn-out fj-s-r.ms. It seems to me It Is closely illied to a tonic Now about the cute: "I.ast spring a dear girl friend fell ill and was taken to one of the hospitals, but weeks before .nt-rl.ig the hosp.tal she had been able to take nothing but ml.k to nour ish her. All other foods distressed the stom ach so much that she tried to livo on the lnllk alone. "The doctor in the hospital endeavored to keep her alive with broth and other food, but her stomach refused to retain anything but milk, and very little of that at a time. "I worked away at the resident physician until he consented to my taking her home to see what the change would do for her. The poor child was so very weak and nerv ous and so frail that I ttlt quite dubious about the outcome. Nevertheless, I kntw enough about Grape-Nuts Food, which 1 Intended to give her, to feel that It would bring her out. After she had rested a little wlille, I warmed somo milk and poured It over a tablespoonful of Grape-Nuts and persuaded her to take it. She did so with tear and trembling, for she elid not expect to keep the food down. After giving her the food I started to read her a story, and, although it was an Interesting one, she feU asleep. When she finally awoke her first words were: 'Did I really keep the Grape-Nuts?" "She had kept them, but could scarcely believe It. After two or three hours I gave her a little more, with the same good result. Gradually and cautiously I Increased the amount, until nfter a few days she was able to eat a saucer full with no bad ef fects. "fahe lived on Grape-Nuts entirely and sained strength so rapidly that she soon recovered, and now recommends Grape Nuts to all her friends. She sajs she would b glad to have any one who Is suffering from stomach trouble write her, and she will tell what Grape-Nuts Food has done for her, and how grateful she Is to the man who had the forethought to manufacture a food already digested, so that weak stom nchs can take It. Her nam: Is I.llllo M. Gestabt, 4416 Wabash avenue, Chicago. "A clergyman of our acquaintance eats a dish of Grape-Nuts before preparing his sermon. I asked him once If hegot Inspira tion from the food. He said: 'Not only that, but It seems to clear my mind and make my "thlrdlys" and "fourthlys" come much more quickly. Just think about one's rtom ach not having to think about digesting Grape-Nuts at all. They have done the di gesting themselves, and all we have to do Is to tickle the palate by swallowing them." This same gentleman assured me that he would rather dispense with anv article ol food on the table than Grape-Nuts. "Wo cat the food regularly, with some times a little fresh or canned fruit added. We call It our tonic' My husband Joins In thanking you heartily or Its manufacture." Name given by 1'osturn Co., Battle Creek, JUch. t Who was sent to the House of Refuge nfter a d.Urman. and is now charged by his trom patrons. Henry Sadlo, 13 years oTu, who Is a pris oner at tho Fou- Courts, In charged with stealing J3 from his foster-father. He de nies it. When Henry was a small boy, his mother died, leaving him and four other children with his father, Tony Sadlo, wro Is a cigarmaker, living at No. 1S11 Cass avenue. Sadlo tried for awhile to take care of all the children, but the burden was too great and he found it necessary to dispose of the smaller children. Henry was placed in the House of Refuge, where he remained until two years ago. when he was adopted by J. W. Davis of No. 3X2 Vine Grove ave nue. Davis is a dalrjman. and the youth ws put to work about the place. A por tion of his work was to deliver milk and collect for It Heniy sajs he has not been sent to school since he left the Refuge. Kern on his accession to the band of Amer ican humorists In which Mr. Wheeler ranked so high. General debate on the Indian appropria tion bill was closed, and at 5:03 p. m. the House adjourned. I'II1MP1IU nilX IV THU SIATR. UiirrowH of Michigan ainil Money of Mississippi Arsnrd for and Against. Washington, Feb. 13. The Senate con tinued the consldeiatlon of the Philippine tariff bill to-day. the main speeches being made by Mr. Hurrows of Michigan for the bill and Mr. Money of Mississippi against it; although Mr. Mitchell of Oregon. Mr. Foraker of Ohio, Mr. Mallory of Florida and Mr. Tillman of South Carolina all took more or less part In the general de bate on the subject. Mr. IJurrows maintained that Congress was dealing with the question as It was to dav, and not with any reference to what took place In the past or might take place in the future. He maintained that the United Slates' occupancy of the IslanJsvvas with duo regard to International obliga tions. Mr. Mallory of Florida Fpoke particuiarly in favor of his amendment to that portion of the bill relating to the navigation laws, and said that It was necessary In the In terest nf the American shipping. Mr. Money milntalned that it was not eo much a question of what could be done with the Filipinos as It was to legislate in the Interests of our own people There were several rather lively exchanges be tween Mr. Foraker and the opposition Sen ators during the debate. ICATtSAS COMMISSION IICXG UP. Appointment of II. II. Socklor to lie t'oiiil Iilrtift'nant Mny Il .llnile. nrii;nLic fhciat. Washington. Feb. 13. Representative Cur tis made inquiry at the War Department to-day concerning the appointmeut of II. II. Heckler to be a Second Lieutenant in the army. Seckler. who was an officer In the Twen tieth Kansas, upon the indorsement of Mr. Curtis', was designated for a commission as Lieutenant some lime at,o and, at he passed an examination before a board of army o!P. cers. it waii understood the commissioin would be Issued without delay. It has been withheld, however, pending an lnves'ieation into certain charges in volving his standing as an officer in the Twentieth Kansas. Mr. Curtis says he Iq confident this Investigation will vindicate Seckler and that the commission will be issued. of ivrEnnsT io the solthwhst. IIIII for Fifth Cnltiirc Station at Mam moth Spring;, ArW. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Washington, Feb. 19. Senator Uerry of Arkansas to-day introduced a bill to estab lish a fish culture station at or near Mam moth Springs. Aik., and to annronriate Jil.- 000 for the purpose, to include cost of site. ! vuihuuluuij u. umiuiHta unu punas ana equipment at a point to be selected by tho United States Committee of Fish and Fish eries. Kx-Congrcssman Hen Cable of Illinois Is in Washington on his way to New York, where he will attend the Democratic meet ing. Representative Lloyd of Missouri to-day called at the 1'cst Office Di-partmcnt and succeeded in getting rural free delivery for Canton. The route will cover .seventy-two miles and have three carriers, to begin April 1. Professor J. J. Doyne. SuperintcniHnt of Public Instruction in Arkansas, is in Wash ington with the Knights of Pythias. Mrs. Arthur Stephens of Moline. 111., with Representative Williams and wife, were at the White House to-day to pay their re spects to the President. A. J. Zilker, Ice and brick manufacturer of Austin. Tex., stopped oft at Washington to-day on his way to Trenton, N, J. Itnrnl Free Delivery In Illinois. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Washington. Feb. 13. Rural free delivers' established, to commence -March 1, 1902 in Illinois: i:erm, Woodford Cteunty, cno carrier: length of route. 21. miles, nrea covered, 30 square mli-s population serve.!. 615; number of houses. iut: carrier. II. S. llrubaker. ' El Paso. Woodford County, two carriers; length of routes, ii miles; ares covered. 45 square miles; population ecrved. 105; number of houses 2M: carriers. v. H. Klue and J. H. Barlow. ' Lureko. Woodford County, two carriers- length of routu, 41 sulci; area corereC, CO square his mother's death, adopted by J. W. Davis, foster father with the theft of K3. collected I The bov says he did not like the treatment accorded him, and he decided to run away. On Monday he left the place without in forming Mr. Davis, and went to the homo of his father. The next day Davis investi gated and says he found where the boy had collected about ;23 for milk and failed to turn the money n. Ho reported the matter to the police, and the boy was arrested at his father's home. Young Sadlo admits that he withheld SI from the funds he collected, but lie denies that he took anything like K3. He says he took tlie money because Mr. Davis owed it to him and, would not pay it. He spent tho money for oranges anil e-nndy and for a vrlcmine. which he sent to a girl. Davis j swore out a warrant charging the boy with pent larceny jesieruay, ana ne will navo to go to trial. Probation Ofliccr Herman Borchert has been informed of the case, and he will make an investigation. If he finds that the boy's limitation Is good ha will recommend a parole to the court. 44s.0,H miles; population ferve3. 90; number of houses, 113: carrier-, II II. .Mustek anJ P. P. Ram. l-v Point. Woodford County, one carrier: length ft route, 21Tb miles; area covered, 30 Hqunie miles: population served, 475; number of houses. 105; inrrier. J. T. Hants. Hoanolie, Woodford County; two carriers: length ct routes. 45'i mls; area covered. 4J square miles; population rcved. 970; number of houses on routes, 213; carriers, J. It. Brown am II I). Upton. Wayhburn, Woodford County, one carrier; knplh of route. 25 miles: area covered. 2S square miles; population 'erved. 4fi3; number of houes ou route. 1W; carrier, Thomas McKee. KOOT AXSWCUS TALK OF CIU'ELTY. Says Chnrgen Against Troops In Phil ippines Are Xot Dnsed on I'ncts. Washington. Feb. 19. Responding to an lneiulry from Senator Lodge, the Secretary of War to-day sent to him a large number of papers bearing upon the charge that cruelty Is practiced by the American troops on the natives of the Philippines. Senator Lodge presented the documents in the Senate- Among the documents forwarded are ths records of thirteen investigations into such charges, and the Secretary sajs that "every nport or charge of this description which b.is at any time been brought to the notice of the War Department has been made the subject of prompt Investigation." He adds that in substantially every caset Inquired into the report has proved to be eith r unfounded or grossly exaggerated. He also says that the denartment Is now ingated In conducting an investigation into the charge made In tho Senate last week that tho "water cure" Is the favorite tor ture of Americans, and especially of the .Maccitliebc scouts, to force the natives to give Information, and that a soldier who was with General Funston had stated that he helped to admln'ater tho "water cure" to 160 natives. an but twcnty-slx of whom died. He Incloses a copy of a letter re ceived from General Funston. dattd Feb ruary 2, l!i2, in wh'ch he declares the state ment to be an "atrocious lie. without th sl'ghtcst foundation of fact." and also a Mter from Lieutenant Ration, the com mander of the Maccabebe scouts, to the same effect Presenting the other side cf the picture, Secretary Root siys "The war on the part of the Filipinos has ben conducted with the barbarous cruelty common among uncivilized races and with general disregard to the rules of civilized warfare." . FIIESII TItOOl'S FOR PIIILIPPIXES. Will o Io Take (he Place of Short Term Men on Way Home. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Washington. Feb. 13. An order will be issued In a few days by the Secretary of AVar providing for sending more troops to tho Philippines to relieve short-term men coming brck to the United States for dis charge. The order provides for tho move ment ol ir.e ,-jcconn liauaiinn or tho Elev enth Infantry from Porto Rico to this country. It will be sent immediately to Sin Francisco and there embarked on a transport for Manila. Provision, is also made for the movement of the hcaaquartcrs band and Second Rat alion of the Tenth Infantry from the De partment of Missouri to San Francisco. Upon the arrival In this country of the Twenty-second Infantry, row- returning from Manila, this battalion will be sent to tho Philippines. Nominations Sent o the Senate. Washington, Feb. 19. The President to day sent tha following nominations to tho Senate: Navy-Captain Philip It Cooper. Rear Ad m ral; Captain GeorSe H. Waaie'igh, Ilar Ad m ral: Lleut.rant Commander Charles W. Birt '?U.U "a"""'?"': the Reverend Bovver Reynolds Patrick, chaplain. Lieattnants (Junior irrade). to be Ueutenants-FrtU L. Sandos. Frank Lyon? John JlcCluby. Arthur K. Kavknagh. Carlton i Snow. Henry T. Baker. Members of the Board of Visitors to the United (States Naval Observatorj-Charles A. You-'r Ut.3'Ty: J.rm(S!d Stone. Virginia; Charles F. Oiandler. Jew York 3ty. v.. Probate Judge Appointed. IlFPl'UI.TC SPECIAL Springfield. 111., Feb. 19.-Clty Attorney Fred C. Mortimer of Springfield was to-day appointed Public Administrator of San gamon County, to succeed E. S. Robinson. Don't forget to read the "Wants." 665 ol them printed in to-day's Republic The Central Traction and garbage con- ' tract deals were up for consideration by the Grand Jury "Rain ye.terd.iy. iiiese- two phases of municipal corruption dovetail. In a. manner. In so far as concerns the con nection of certain members of the Municipal Assembly with them, and for that reason witnesses whose testimony has little bear- . !ng on one of the so transactions are nccrs- 1 Eary to esiaoiidii ni- un. .it..wi. -. others with the other, and vice versa. This accounts for the presence in the anteroom at one time of so many men who are In no wise Implicated In one of the matters under I Investigation, but arc ncep in me otner. It is unofficially stated that the Grand Jury Is winding up the Central Traction in vestigation and after lo-day will devote no more attention to it. L. n. Tebbetts, president of the Mansur-Tebbetts lrople- ' ment Company; City Collector L. F. Ham mer, and Hiram Phillips. President of the Board of Public Improvements, wero the last witnesses examined yesterday in con nection with thio deal. There only remain to be examined Ldgar A. Mvpham, and he is expected to come forward before tho end of the week and testify. IVars Friend Would buffer. Mepham's unwlllingnes-j to appear as a witness is ascribed by his friends and those who have been following the proceedings of the Grand Jury to his fear that his testi mony will Injure some of his closu friends. He has nothing to lose personally by testi fying. He is aware that tho statute of lim itations gives him immunity from prosecu tion for any participation he mignt have been guilty of In the Central Traction brib ery, and by making a clean breast of Ids Knowledge of or participation 111 tnat trans action he would avoid ull danger of incur ring any legal penalty for his conduct. He knows that the Grand Jury Is in possession of voluminous information about the Cen tral Traction deal and hU alleged partici pation in it, furnished by men who were particeps crimmis, but who have turned Stato's evidence. He also realizes that If he makes a clean breast of it before the Grand Jury he will be used as a star wit ness In tho prosecution of two or three of hi-, close friends, and his testimony may go far toward sending them to the Peniten tiary. It is for this reason, mainly, that ho is said to be hard to find. Circuit Attorney Folk and the Grand Jury, It la said, aro not particularly exercised over the failure of Mepnum to appear as a witness. Although hi appearance at this time would simplify matters for the State and put Mepham in a position wheru his testimony would be cither of great value to tlie State or of great detriment to himself, cither of which contingencies would be equally acceptable, it is believed that his business and family interests here are of such a nature that he will eventually re turn of his own volition. When he does, even though It be afier tho adjournment of the present Grand Jury, lis will bo sum moned as a witness for the Slate In the trial of the men against whom indictments have' already been returned. Would Welcome William Ritter. William Rttter, ex-member of the House of Delegates, who is now in Texas, Is an other whom the Grand Jury would gladly welcome as a witness If service could be had upon him. Ritter is In possession of some very interesting information on the subject of the Central Traction bribery case, the nature of which Is such that many of his former colleagues would sub scribe to a fund to keep him in Texas in definitely. If he maiUfested any tendency to return to testify. ,Ritter's business Interes-ts hero are in such good shape that it is doubt ful whether ha will return to St Louis un til the cases against tho indicted men are disposed of and the coast is clear. The Grand Jury adjourned at 1:30 p. m. yesterday after a morning session. It is probable that morning sessions only will be held the balance of this week, and that the all-day sessions will be resumed next Mon day, at which time routine jail cases will be again taken up. There wasi some talk up to yesterday of the Grand Jury making a partial report Saturday, but it is now be lieved that the report will be withheld for another week. The indictments returned againsit Nlcolaus. Kobusch and Snyder will not bo made public until that time. Georgo W. Parker, defeated Republican candidato for Mayor; Charles Thuner, cx Councllman, and Delegates Thomas D. Kinney. Henry Pfeffie. Charles Denny, L. M. Stanzo and Charles Troll were the other witnesses examined yesterday, Tha ses sion will be resumed at 10 o'clock this morning. Unrhnfce Contract lneiulry. The garbage contract will occupy much of the Grand Jury's attention from this time until the return of Indictments In that case attests the thoroughness of the In quiry Into this scandal. The Grand Jury, through the testimony of Doctors Stark loff. Chapman and Merrell. of thu Health Hoard; Assistant Health Commissioner Francis, Councilman Hodge3and other wit nesses already examined, has already ob tained information on this matter, which Is sufficient, it li claimed, to form th basis for an indictment against at least one individual prominent in municipal af fairs. Supplementary testimony Is now be in; elicited from members of the present Municipal Assembly, which will establish, in the minds of the Grand Jury, the of fense) of bribery, and which. It Is expected, will result almost certainly in the Issuance of warrants for the arrest of the principal In the transaction and several of his lieu tenants. Municipal Corruption. The Pilgrim Current Topics Club will hold a meeting this evening at Pilgrim Congre gational Church, at which the topic of dis cussion will be ".Municipal Corruitlon." C. H. Battle will speak of the work of the December and February Grand Juries In investigating corruption In St. Louis. A. R. Russell will speak of the corruption which has cursed other municipalities. Judge Daniel D. Fisher will speak of the causes of municipal corruption and the remedies at hand. Following these ppeakers there will be a general discussion of the subject. TO REMEBER ALL THE BRAVE. Families of Fireniun Fitzgerald and Kelley Will Have Benefit. As the families of Firemen Fitzgerald and Kelly, who were killed In accidents a short time prior to the Chestnut street disaster. will not share in the relief funds raised by St. Louis citizens, it has been decided to give a benefit entertainment for them, j It will be under the auspices of the Union uramnuc uiud at ixicners nan, A'ewstead avenue and North Market street, to-morrow evening, and will Include an elaborate pro gramme, followed by a dance. The hall has been donated and the affair Is expected to r.et a good sum. Fireman Kelley was the only support of a widowed mother and a sister and brother. The sister and brotner are both 111 and Mrs. Kelley Is said to be In need of assistance. She lives at No. 1S19 Elliot avenue. Both men were killed in the line of duty and were recognized as among the most efficient members of the department. They met detth In collisions between fire appa ratus and street cars wnlle responding to alarms. iwri mmmmsss---m vssffii S ?l ,T'V!ti ITsifaeSWiiySStSiaL---- --- .VJW.1 "ui &Z3sT Hill l WlBlrfe W j 1 3r-r. .S? . Jtr1 Peruna is the woman's frlerd every where. It Ls safe to say that no woman ever used Peruna for any catarrhal de rangement but wh-it it became Indispen sable In her household. Letter From Women. livery day we receive letters from women like the following. Women who have tried doctors and failed, women who have tried Peruna rnrt were cured M!"s Katie- Klein. 0'd Bartmer avenue, St. Tvnls Mil TV-rltrw "Peruna has done me more good for ca- t tarrn tnan tne nest doctors could. I nna catarrh so bad. but after taking Peruna It Is entirely gone, and I feel like a different person." Minn Anns Preftcntt'. Letter. Miss Anna Precott, In a letter from 21? South Seventh street, Minneapolis. Minn writes. 'Ism sincerely grateful for iha re lief 1 have found from the use of Pi rn na. I was completely uses! up last fall, my appetite had failed and I felt weak and tired all the time. My druz glst advised me to try Peruna, and the relief I experienced atfer taking one bottle was truly wonderful. "I contlnzivd Its us: for fire weeks, and am glad to sty that my complete restoration to health was a happy surprise to myself as well as to my friends." ' Anna Prescott. A constant drain of norvousi vitality de pleting the whole nervous system caue.s A. 0. U, W. ELEGTS. MEW OFFICERS. Grand Lodge Approves ilie Plan for Fraternal Building at the World's Fair. Nearly the entire time of the second daj's session of tho A. O. U. V.". Grand Lodge of Missouri was spent in balloting for the election of Grand Lodge officers. The toll was called for the first ballot at 11 o'clock jrsterday morning, and the offices wvio only partially filled at the close of the daj's Fcssion at 0 o'clock. A grand guide and two representatives to the" Supreme Lodge will be selected to-day. The principal contests were between Wil liam II. Miller and R. F. Stevenson tor grand master workman, and E. O. Greer and II. S. Wright for grand medical ex aminer. The manner of voting was very tedious, being taken by lodges for the entire State, and each lodge casting its vote ac cording to membership. Henry W. Meier cf St. Louis the nresent grird r"-"der, was re-elected to the olllce without dissent. Howard P. Smith or Palmyra, former gran 1 guide, was elected grand overseer without opposition. Olilcers- elected yesterday W'-r': Grand master workman, William Ii. Mil ler. St. Louis; grand overseer. Howard I. Smith. Palmyra: grand recorder, Henry W. Mever St I.ouis: grand receiver, muls I-., kaitw'asser. St. Louis; grand medical ex aminer. E. O. Greer. St. Louis; grand trus tees, ions term. II. C. Carter. St. Joseph; short term. W, H. Drescher, Hannibai; Committee on Finance. Henry A. Grimm. TnlViV A Peck. Walter F. McEntlre: repre sent . live to the -Supremo Lodge, William II. Miller. Atiroc Frnterniil llnilillnR Plnn. The proposition for' a Fraternal building nl the World's Fair was approved by the committee appointed to prepare a report on the matter and by the e-ntlrc Grind Lodge. It was voted that the Grand 1id'io of Missouri should extend a hearty pap port to the Supreme LoeTce nt th- order in the matter of asyistlne other fraternal or ders in erecting a Fraternal building :t the St. Louis Fair that will bo a credit to tlie gre-at bodies it should represent. A resolution lrcommeudlng a :."-C0 bene ficiary was presented, but after fomc dis cussion it was voted down. The policy of the order now Is fl.000. and the action of other fraternal organizations In providing S.VH) b-ni!ciarv piyments led to nomo de mand of the Workmen for such an amend ment t its regulations. IVunl n Workmen's Home. The establishment of an A. O. U. W. home for Missouri, which has been advo cated by Grandmaster Workman Miller and other officers and members of the Grand Lodge, was recommended by the Committee on Good of the Order The report was made by W. C. Stieetrr and received favorably by the lcdgi- representatives. lines Mn( He Paid Monthly. An Important change In the matter of assessment, providing that dues shall bo be paid monthly instead of quarterly, was made after a spirited discussion. It was argtied that the monthly pa ment would work a hardship on members In rural com munities wheie the matter of paying dues depended largely on the disposition of some crop or among Federal employes, many of whom were paid only once in three months. The recommendation was adopted by a heavy majority. An effort to create the olllce of grand at tornev was defeated after a short but live ly debate. The proposition had Very little support. The general opinlcn seemed to be that the Grand Lodge has enough officers. Balloting for Grand Officers was suspend ed for half an hour In the afternoon and visiting Degree of Honor officers were re ceived. Addresses were made by Mrs. Al maretta Morgen. Alice Mtilkey, Rose Robin son and MoIUe Keano of the Grand Lodge Degree of Honor, Grand Master Workman Miller responded. l -1 the mucous membrane surfaces to Buffer accordingly. This is the condition railed systemic catarrh. It very nearly repcmbles and there is really no practical difference between this condition and the condition known as neurasthenia, or nervous pros tration. Peruna will be found to effect an Im mediate and lasting cure in all cases of svstemlc catarrh. It nets quickly and bene ficially on the diseased mucou3 membranes, and with healthv mucous membranes the catarrh can no longer- exist. Peruna a Trne Friend to Women. Mrs. W. B, Krause. wife of the pub lisher of the Port Washington Herald, writes from Port Washington, Wis.: "Perunu has cured my catarrh and the suffering which I had In my back and bnring-down pains. I am very thankful for Peruna. as it has cured me where other medicines? have failed. I always will speak a good word for Peruna." Mrs. W. B. Krause. Peruna is equally efficacious In curing catarrh of the throat as In curing systemic catarrh or catarrh of the stomach. Catarrh Is essentially the same wherever located. Peruna cures catarrh. Peruna Makes You Feel Like m. Xevr Pemon. Miss Marie Coats; a. popular youns woman of Appleton, Wis., and president of the jvppleton Young Ladies' Club, also speaks In glowing terms of Peruna. A letter re MODERN CHURCH AT VINCENNES Finns Approved for First Chris tian Edifice to Cost 30,000. Vlncennes. Ind., Feb. 22. The plans of J. W. Gaddis, a local architect, for a new house of worship have been accepted by the congregation of the First Christian Church of this city. Erection of the building will begin in April. For some time the church has felt the necessity for a new house of worship. Urged by the aggressiveness of the pastor, the Reverend William Oeschger. and stimulated by the munlflcient gift of C. II. Kessinger, the church decided to take up the work at once. The edifice will be of Romanesque style, stately and artistic In structure and costing 20.0u0. Two-thirds of the co-it has already been supplied, and It Is eNpected that not a cent will be due when the edifice is completed in May. 1S03. The church will be constructed of Eedford stone, W by 100 feet, twenty-eight rooms, with central tower 73 feet high. The Interior will be finished In oak, frescoed, modem fur nishings and will s-at 1.2)0 persons. The Christian Church was organized here the third Sunday In June, 1833. No record has been kept of the organizers or charter members. In 1SCC tho church for the first time in Its history employed a man for all I of his time and nad preaching every Sun day. He was J. r. Holton. and was fol lowed by W. H. Tiller, who was succeeded by T J. Clark, now of New Albany, Ind., who served for twenty-one years, when the Reverend J. N. Jessup, at present at Little Rock, Ark., succeeded him. The Reverend ' 1. K. Weimer came next, but resigned to atShadowd If you do, you will substances. Don't try STisaasBMassssssssaaBaBSMHHHMMHHHBHiVMM(sVMsVsssBHMBnMi and that thing and every other thing you see advertised as a cough medicine. Don't waste time chasing shadows! Better follow the advice of eminent ohvsi- cians and grasp the real substance, Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. Ask your own doctor if he has ever used a better medicine for colds, coughs, bronchitis, croup, asthma. - For five years I have been suffering with bronchitis. For the past two months it has confined me to the house. A few weeks ago I began to take Ayer's Cherry Pectoral, and only two bottles entirely cm-ed me." Daniel B. Lipps, Alta, W. Va. 2Jc,50c.S!.W. J. C. AVER CO.. Lowell. MaM. cently received from her by The Peruna Medicine Company of Columbus, Ohio, reads as follows: "I am glad to call the attention of my friends to Peruna. When that languid, tired feeling comes over you, and your food no longer tastes good, and email an noynnces Irritate you, Peruna will make you feci like another person lnsido of a week. "I have now used It- for three reasons, and find It very valuable and efficacious." Miss Marie Coats. Diseased nerves are traceable directly to poor digestion, and poor digestion Is directly traceable to catarrh. With tho slightest catarrh of the stomach no one can have good digestion. Vary few of tho many women wha have catarrh of the stomach suspect what their real trouble is. They know they belch after meals, havo sour stomach, a sensa tion of weight or heaviness, n fullness. Ir regular appetite, elrowsiness, gnawing, empty sensations, occasional pain they all know this; but they do not know that their trouble Is catarrh of the stomach. If they did they would take Peruna. Peruna cures catarrh wherever located. As soon as Peruna removes catarrh from the stomach the digestion becomes good, appetite regular, nerves strong, and trouble vanishes. Peruna strengthens weak nerves, not by temporarily stimulating them, but by removing: the cause of weak nerves poor digestion. This is ths only care that lasts. Remove the cause. Nature will (o the rest. Peruna removes the cause. "Health and Beauty" Bent free by The Peruna Medicine Co., Columbus. Ohio. i inilif ?7!arT!sl&SfeK4!feSSftlfttfh$&EM 'MMtv- ijsTOfacmK9BBBS3(BBfsBSUEtalH raS3M3sa33!rlissMssssBss5M WiJHK22BBBBBBSknilSBBBBSBH4H -'!SPsIbbbbbbHHiCIibsHE9 "fSr3sfefSMRBw9BBBBSKSBISBCSBBBBBfl . LsK&lgXsBf3NftpV9BSaBBBBBBBBBBBB , , i OJHUsMBBBBBsflBBBBBBBBBBB oibbbbbbbbbbbvIsbbbbbbbbbbbbI -BsBrBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBsl UillBBriflfirTllBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB1 ' ' IibbbbbbbMibbbbbsbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbbH ' ' 1BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBH V ' THE REV. -WILLIAM OESCHGER. tnkn x ehanra In Dubuaue. Ia. The present pastor, the Reverend William Oeschger, took cnargo Aiarcn ii. ttuu vvun njs wiic. aisi an ordained minister. Is adding much to tho progress of the church. In 1S51 tha congre irntfnn hnd the distinguished honor of a visit from Alexander Campbell, then travel ing in the interest or uetnanr uoiiege. tiw first building1 was dedicated October 19. IStS. surely losei this thing flssssssrmrA -fsp-v- mmsia ikSssflHSBlflrlBSw ssbSbbbrsbSsbbIbbbbl r I ! .- ;v-r?ifa.--'1-Jr&-$; "fe'rV' && "&- ". fllfffrMS SUiji3rttfc