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The St. Louis Republic. (St. Louis, Mo.) 1888-1919, May 17, 1902, PART I, Image 2

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Vat-ant Places in tlie Southern
Methodist Conference Aie Dis
cussed at Dall.ib.
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2"-u-nonl? BrenrHtk Grippe or otaerH J jSSff -T -
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Ban .1,1 i, vrltM I5e nld everywhere ,'cT V iJ l iQTKlB'El-JT? N&Jt HSrfs A &! . -5 v
M Mnnrn Inhaler rnr rlarrh. ,11 -J - V tSTa.ylJKfff,ir,gy-4- tyrJ& c-Ct-
tor Gil - l IW Rook fr- Nrr Tort 111 I f I I I EJ. TT h I I i I.
Testerdav's bank clearings were JS.K'.ToS:
balances. tpiGSS7 laical discount rates
were firm, between 4't ami 5'- per cent
Domestic exchange Wa quoted as follow
Sew Tork iV premium bid, TV premium
nked. c hieigo, SV iiremium bid, TOc pre
mium asked. Cincinnati par bid. lie premi
um askd: Louisville. i".c discount bid, pir
asked; New Orleans, par bid, PV: premium
Wheat doted loner it 72i.rr72"v: b. Jul-.
Sl'iSSJe No 2 red. Corn closed lower .it
l't(5lsc a. Jul, C"5nl,'.-e No 2 mixed
Oats closed at J3c Jul, UUc N'o. 2 North
ern. The local market for srot cotton was
quiet and unchanged
Bear Admiral Coghlan will not receive
addlt'oril advancement as the result of the
President's pardon
An exciting debite occurred In the House
on the naal appropriation bill, several
members aertlng that one-third of the
officers of tlie navv arc on dry land instead
of salt water, and that there it. a dispoH
tlon to provide comfortable berths for them
ashore Mr. Williams of Mississippi re id
fome erses expressing 1.1s entiments con
cerning Admiral Crownlnshield.
An effort was made In the Senate to fir
r date for taking a vote on the Philip
pine government bill, but to this Democrats
Friends of the Cuban reciprocity bill have
Abandoned their fight to place the meas
ure on I he calendar ahead of the Isthmian
canal bill.
No exposition will be held In St. lonls
thli year.
Tlio Reverend Columbus Bradford says
Methodist Conference at Freeburg denies
him a trial of the charge of heresy
throughtrivlal technicality.
H. Clay Pierce of this city buys the royal
yacht of tie King of Portugal.
Thomas T. r-tuntleroy, attorney for
Charles Kratz, returns from Mexico.
The Mississippi Valley Trust Company
and other defendants file answer in court
to the injunction, suits brought hj' the Mer
cantile Trust Company.
The local relief fund for fufferers from
volcanic eruptions in Martinique and St.
Vincent Islands. amounts to $3,111.0).
Captain'. Charles H. Tandy, a negro Re
publican politician, tells of his meeting with
President Roorevelt.
Mabel Maguire, 11 years old. leaves her
mother to return to foster parents.
Benjamin Sattelbcrg, a student at the
Concerdia Theological Seminary, killed by a
street oar.
. JJelcgate Paul Retas testifies that Julius
Lehmann. charged with perjury, told him
of. $73,000 In Lincoln Trust Company's vaults
to; secure passage of Suburban franchise
bllL '
Daniel C Nugent lectures to a large audi
ence on his trip around the world.
Stockholders of three lighting companies
ratify the deal for the formation of a $3?,
000,000 corporation.
Gaynor and Greene are guarded by Amer
ican detectives at their hotel in Montreal.
Seventeen people were hurt by the col
lapse of a bridge upon which they were
standing while watching a Chicago tire.
Harry B. Myers will be the probable
nominee of the Arkansas Republicans for
Weather and wages contlnuo to be the
only disturbing and uncertain elements In
trade, according to Dun's and Bradstreet's
The selection of three new Bishops is dis
cussed at the Dallas conference of the
Southern Methodist Church.
Trial of the Greenhlll brothers, charged
with murder at Hlllsboro, Mo , drawing to
a close.
William Cole, like Enoch Arflen, returns
to his home at Hetllck, III., after an ab
sence of forty-seven years.
Emperor William of Germany offers to
the United States a statue of Frederick the
Great, to be erected in Washington to com
memorate the recent visit of the Kaiser's
brother. Prince Henry.
Winners at the Fair Grounds yesterday
were: Stand Pat. Kenova, Colonial Girl,
Eva Moe and Eda Riley.
Brooklyn won the opening game of the
St. Louis series by a score of 9 to 3
In a clcso game at Chicago the Browns
again lose by the score of 2 to 1.
Marine Intelligence.
Antwerp, May 16 Arrived: Switzerland,
Hamburg, May 16 Arrived: Moltke, New
York, via PI mouth and Cherbourg.
Havre. May 16. Arrived: La Brctagne,
New York.
Liverpool, May 16. Arrived: Sylvanla,
Boston. Sailed. 15th: Merlon, Boston.
Moville, May 1G. Sailed:! Ionian, from
Liverpool, Montreal.
Gibraltar. Ma 16. Sailed: Necker, from
Naples, New York.
Southampton, May 16. Sailed: Fuerst
Bismarck, from Hamburg, New York, via
Queenstown. May 16 Arrived: Steamer
Lucanla, New York, for Liverpool (and
proceeded). Sailed: Steamer Merlon, from
Liverpool, Boston.
Cherbourg, May 16 Sailed: Steamer
JTurat, Blsmarck(from Hamburg and South
ampton), New York.
Genoa, May 16. Arrived: Steamer Van
couver. Boston, for Naples, and Alex
andria. New York, May 16. Arrived: Steamer
Campania, Liverpool, and queenstown;
Norge, Copenhagen and Christiana; Augute
Victoria. Hamburg, Southampton and Cher
bourg. Klnsals. May 17. Passed: Steamer
Georgie, New York, for Liverpool.
Queenstown, May 16. Arrived: Steamer
Celtic New York, for Liverpool, and pro
ceeded. NEW YORK RAISES $56,000.
Money Flows Into Goffers of Na
tional Belief Committee.
New York. May 16. Among the contribu
tions . to-day sent to the National Relief
tComalttee was one of $13,000 from the busi
ness men 'Of Pittsburg, Pa. The Standard
Oil Company notified Mr. Biles that it would
send J5.U00 worth of supplies to the island
direct from storehouses In .Porto Rico.
All together $6,000 In cash contributions
lias been reported, of which $30,000 was re
ceived Thursday and $26,000 to-day. "Of this
amount the national committee has raised
$35,000, the New York Chamber of Com
merce' $20,000 and the Merchants Associa
tion 11.000- No reDort has been made to Mr.
Bliss of the funds In the bands of Mayor
Low and the French Consul. Mr. Bliss said
to-day that at least $150,000 would be re
iss said
be re- I
that tt-
ceived la cssn, ana mora uuu mat.
peeded, .. ..
Trite city, the c;iiit:il of the lIand of Martinique, vCas pelted with a shower of pt'liblc", from Mont I'dee. Tlie
work of aidius survivors of Hie catastrophe Is all directed from this city, vrhich is crow did with refugees.
Offers Statue of ITis Ancestor,
Frederick tlie Great, to J?e
Erected in Washington.
President Roosevelt Expresses
Thanks of United States and
.Promises to Lay Matter
Uefore Conrrres.
Wiesbaden. Hesse-Nassau
M-vy IS The
German Emperor, Wednesday, May 14, tele
graphed hs follows to the President of the
United States at Washington:
I am still under the deep impression
created by the splendid and cordial recep
tion of my brother. Prince Henry, by the
citizens of the United States of America.
"In the speeches with which he was
greeted the fact was often mentioned that
my ancestor, Frederick the Great, main
tained a friendly attitude toward the joung
American Republic during the course of
her formation, thereby laing the corner
stone of the friendly relations which have
alwajs existed between our two countries.
"The example set to mo by the great Kins
I Intend to follow. I wish to commemorato
the visit of Prince Henry by a gift to the
people of America, which I request jou to
accept In their name.
"I intend to present a statue. In bronze,
of Frederick the Great to the United States,
to be erected In Washington, on a place
which you will kindly choose. May this
gift be looked upon as a lasting sign of tho
Intimate relations which have been success
fully fostered and developed between our
two great nations.
(Signed) WILLIAM, I. R."
ltoosevelt Thanks the Emperor.
President Roosevelt's reply, which was
sent In German, translated, 13 as follows:
"Washington, May 13 Emperor William,
Wiesbaden: I highly appreciate our
grand, friendly offer. I thank ou heartily,
therefore, in the name of the United States.
I will submit it Immediately to Congress.
It will no doubt be to the greatest pleasure
of our people to receive from your hands a
statue of the famous ruler and soldier, one
of the greatest men of all times, Frederick
the Great, and It Is especially appropriate
that the statue should be erected in tho
city of Washington, the capital of the
Republic, upon the birth of which he looked
with such friendly interest.
'Tor this new proof of our frlndly feel
ings towards our country I thank jou In
.the name of the United States. Your gift
will surely be considered here as a new evi
dence of the friendship existing between
the two nations. We hope and believe that
this friendship In the coming cars will be
come still stronger. It is a hopeful sign for
the welfare of all mankind that in the be-
g'nnlng of this century the American and
German people are working together In a
sense of happy friendship."
Contlnned from Page One.
bine which existed among the Delegates at
the time of the Suburban btll-Judge Harv ey
protested vigorously on the ground that
unless it could be shown that a combine
existed for evil purposes tlie testimony
should not bo allowed.
Judge Rjan finally allowed him to answer
the question.
"There was a combination of nineteen
men which existed," he Eaid. "Tho mem
bers voted together right along. They held
frequent caucuses, but we In the minority
TX?rra Mnf- Ini Itorl in nnrttMnqta t'rnniiAntlir
before a meeting of the House 'the members I
of the combine would hold their meeting In
b room adjoining the meeting chamber. If
any of us tried to go In we were prevented
by tho Sergeant-at-Arms, who stood at tho
door, or some other guard. Once I got In
and they quit talking business right away.
"Sometimes these meetings kept us wait
ing. Once we had to wait for an hour and
a half after the time for calling the meet
ing to order."
Holtcamp said Lehmann and Murrell were
In the combine. He sat net to Lehmann
and often the latter, he said, would tell
him beforehand nhlch measures would
pass and which would be killed. He said
the combine was composed of men from all
parties, without respect to politics. He said
ne was present the night the members of
the combine barred the doors of the
House chamber, so that they could pass
the Suburban bill before the Deputy Sher
iffs on the outside could serve them with
tho injunction from the Supreme Court en
joining them from taking action in the
W. L. Sturdevant and Fred O. Zachrltz,
former members of the House of Delegates,
were put on the stand for corroboration
evidence. Zachrltz, however, did not seem
to know much about what was going on In
the House.
John Meitert, a clerk In the Circuit Court,
said he had known Lehmann for several
years. Shortly after the indictment was re
turned against Lehmann, he said he met
Lehmann In a street car. Lehmann then
stated he knew about the Stock matter.
Frank Lange, a Deputy Sheriff, testified
to serving a copy of the Supreme Court ln
1 unction.
Lehmnnn's Request of Relni.
Paul Reiss. a member of the House ,of
Delegates from the Twenty-eighth Ward,
closed the State's case and gave the most
damaging evidence against Lehmann of
fered in the trial. Lehmann seemed to be
nervous while Relss was on the stand.
"Did jou have any conversation with
Lehmann In regard to the $75,000 placed In
the safe deposit box at the Lincoln Trust
Company by Philip Stock?" asked Mr.
T had a conversation with him on the
subject, yes, sir," said Mr. Relss. "Leh
mann called at my office In the Walnwright
building shortly after my election In April.
1901 I had been acting as his attorney in
the collection of some fire Insurance. After
we had settled my fee he remarked, 'By the
way. I want to ask you about a matter of
Interest to the boys of the old House. It is
a matter for lawyer to take up. Now. you
are a member and one of us, and are best
prepared to do It ' He asked me If I Knew
Phil Stock He then told me about the
$75,000 being placed in the safe deposit box
for the bo when the Suburban bill was
passed. He said Stock held one of the kev n
and It was necessary to get It In order to
get the money.
"Lehmnnn said the boys of the House had
pci formed th'T part by voting for the bill
trc thev w-inted the money. lie wanted me
to mm stock anil see If I could not get him
to give up the key. I told Lchmann I couI3
not lo it. Nothing more was said about tho
m itter except that as he lelt he said others
would come to sec me about it."
"Who were the other Interested parties
becMes himself?" was asked.
"I don't know; ho only said "the bos" "
,lud?e Harvey put Itelss through u severe
cro"-s-eNamlnatlon. but he was unshaken.
hen he concluded Circuit Attorney Folk
closed the State's rase by offering In evi-
lence the safe deposit box. containing the
w" liit: nfj iiiu ine leiieipis iium in": i
Lincoln Trust Company. Judge Ryan then
took a recess till 7X0. the time set for be
ginning the night session.
Mglit Seaslon of Conrt.
Upon reassembling at 7.30 the court or
dered the jury to bo taken out for th
reason that counsel for the defense had
Hied a demurrer, and wished to anrue It be-
' fore tlie court. When the jury had been
retired judge Harvey for the defense moved
that the testimony of I'aul Relss be strick
en out. In support of this motion ho argued
that the communications betw een Reiss and
Lehmann were privileged, being governed
by the law, which protects a client in Ms
communications with an attornev. urless
J It be shown that a crime was being cov
"It Is not a question of the crime being
committed," said Judge Ran, "but the
effort to cover the fruits of a crime."
Continuing, Judge Harvey argued that tho
fact that Lehmann was a member of the
alleged combine in the House of Delegates
did not imply that he knew of the cxistanco
of $73,0-0 in the Lincoln Trust Company's
vaults "for the purpose of bribery" as al
leged In the lnd'ctment. Special stress was
laid upon the point that Lehmann might
have known of the exlstance of the $75 000
in the Trust Company vaults without know
ing for what "purpose it was to be used."
The defendant's counsel dwelt upon the
clause that Re ss's testimony was the only
evidence tho State had introduced to sup
port the charge of perjury and that It
should be striken out for the reason that
the communication between lleiss and Leh
mann were privileged under law, Ilciss hav
ing been cmpIoed as Lehmann's attor-
In reply, Mr. Folk stated thit Lehmann's
communication to .Mr. Itelss was not prlvl-
leds,ed for this reason: "That Lehmann
had endeavored tp Interest Reiss In secur
ing the mone from the Lincoln Trust Com
pam's vaults, and had he succeeded Reiss
would have been an accessory to the crime
of bribery. If one goes to an attorney to
further a crime," said the Circuit Attorney,
"the communication 1st not privileged. It is
the duty of the attorney to make known
what has been told to him, and the law
requires him to do so." References were
cited in support of Mr. Folk's position.
In answer to the second statement by
Judge Harvc. that the testimony of Mr.
Relss had not been corroborated, Mr. Folk
said that it was sustained by tho hlghes
testimon, namely the conversation which
took place before any investigation began.
"In this conversation," Mr. Folk said,
'Lehmann stated th-it the money was in
the Lincoln Trust Company valuta, the
kejs being held by Philip Stock and John
IC Murrell." It had also been proved by
circumstances, he said, that the "combine"
In the House of Delegates knew all about
the $73,000. and the close frlendshin exlst-
ing between Murrell and Lehmann was con
, elusive evidence of the letter's acquaint
ance with the deal proposed by tho Subur
ban Railway.
Mr. Folk urged the point that Lehmann's
testimony before the Grand Jury affected
the cises of Kratz, Murrell and other per
sons Indicted, and was, therefore, material
to the Inquiry. That the perjury alleged
was to be considered In the general scope of
the Suburban Railway investigation.
J arum Permitted to Go Home.
Judge Ran interrupted Mr. Folk's argu
ment with the remark that there was no
possibility of finishing the case before 10.30,
and he would not keep the Jury waiting.
The jury was brought In and a special In
junction given to members as to secrecy,
and then dismissed.
Judge Ran, after the Jury departed,
asked Mr. Folk to take up the subject
brought out In the demuner filed by the
defenso to tho testimony of Lehmann be
fore the Grand Jury. The Circuit Attorney
"S0 Vh. " W! tJJ 'w?.
and comment upon the technical legal
points He maintained the right of the
Grand Jury to ask general qucsUons. saying
that it was not necessary to Inform Leh
mann exactly what person or persons were
being Investigated, or were to be Investi
gated. " The lnvestlgitlon was general," said Mr.
Tolk. "It njs a matter of determining
what Councllmen, or members of the House
of Delegates, were Implicated 111 the brib
er', and to whom the 575,000 wero to be
paid. It was not necessary for the Grand
Jury to Inform Lehmann what particular
Indictment they had under consideration
when his testimony was taken."
Mr. Bishop followed Mr. Folk with legal
referei ccs.
Judge Ryan stated that it seemed to him .1
conviction would stand upon the point made
by tho prosecution that false statements
made before the Grand Jury, even after the
Investigation of the Murrell and Kratz cases,
constituted perjury. Judge Harvey resumed
his argument upon the point "that the
Grand Jury must be engaged In the Investi
gation of a specific case when false testi
mony before it can be construed as per
Jurj. 'What In Essential Evidence.
"I haven't changed my mind about the
matter." said Judge Ran after the de
fendant's counsel had concluded. Mr. Folk
read from decisions of the Supreme Court
of Missouri showing that the Grand Jury,
even though there Is no charge against a
specific person, but onl a general charge,
such as that "gambling has taken placo
In the country within the past twelve
months," has the right to ask a witness
concerning his knowledge or confirmation
as to the general charge. If the witness
denies knowledge, when he has It, this con
stitutes perjury. That It is not essential
in establishing the charge of perjury to
have the Grand Jury engaged In Investigat
ing charges against any particular person.
'The indictment in this case," said Mr.
Folk, "Is even more specific than Is neces
sary." Judg- Ryan announced that he would
take the matter under advisement. Court
was adjourned tinUl 10 this morning.
Proceedings Transferred
Chicago to Washington.
Chicago, 111.. May ISThe bill for an In
junction, which the city of St. Louis filed
in the United States Circuit Court to atop
the openinr of the drainage esml In Jan
uarv l'l lin lnvn dl'-mi'-yi-d li ,mrn
ment of the laweis concerned In the liti
gation No action w-i taken to get an Injunction
aftir the bill was filed, and, afifr a similar
; proceeding was iieun in tne Mipreme
I I'mirt the eii'-o In the locil courts w.in
11 niisht unnoresarv The bill was h i-ed
I on the dlleg ulim tint the opening ot th
biff can.il would permit si nv to tlo'v
I from the Chlciso Hiver Into the Mi-sis-
, -slppl. iind thus pollute the water near ht.
The foregolnr message dors not signify.
M.ior Wells slid list evening, tint the suit
against Chicago h.n been dismissed It
merely denotes that a proceeding strlctlv
local in character, pending In the United
Stites District Court .it Chicago wis
Itemed a useless lcgnl action liec.iuse ill
the points lnvolvid .ire p irt of the suit be
lore the Federal supreme Court at Wash
Continued from l'uge One.
from the Island of Grenada, one of the
British Windward Wands. He brought
nlth him a numbr of packages of medical
supplies, which were CTtremelv useful.
The arrival here of the first detachment
of the ambulance corps, which brousht suf
ferers from Georgetown. ca.u 1 quite a --cn-satlon.
This batch consisted of a hundred
persons, whose charred bodies etnled
fetid odors and whose loathsoire faces made
even the hospital attendants shudder. It Is
doubtful whether one of the whole party
will recover.
The death rate among the people In the
hospitals Is still very high, in spite of the
bfcst medical efforts made in their behalf.
AH the neighboring British colonies are
evincing sympathy with the sufferers here.
Subscription lists have been started and
food and clothing arc being forwarded to
St. Vincent from all the British 11 inds.
While the entire community is thankful
for this help and sympathy from British
sources, on all sides are heard grateful ap
preciation ot the prompt aid furnished by
the United States, in sending the Potomic
here with provisions and other things for
the destitute people of St. Vincent.
The report that the volcan'c lake which
occupied the top of the mountain has dis-
I appeared appears to be confirmed. A sea
! 1-, ..mitum niiinimraus fumes, now
, ,, i,Q i i,P- and several
new craters have been formed.
The last time the volcano showed activi
ty, Tuesday last, the craters, old nild new,
and numerous fissures In the mountain sides
discharged hot vapor, deep subterranean
murraurlngs were heard, the ground trem
bled at times and from the center of the
volcano huge volumes of steam arose, and
a dense, Cimmerian smoke, mingling with
tlie steam, issued from a new and active
crater, forming an Immense pall over the
1 northern hills, lowering Into the vallevs
and then rising and sprciding until It en
veloped the whole lland In a peculiar, gray
Simultaneous action on the part ot 'he
volcanoes of Martinique and Dominica and
elsewhere seems to denote a volcanic con
nection between these Islands and appears
to verify the assumption of the volcanic
origin of the mountain chains in the A ind
ward districts.
As this dispatch Is sent It is excessively
hot here, and the northern hills retain their
foggy appearance.
The sulphuric vapors which still exhale
all over the island are Increasing the tck-
ness and mortality among the surviving in- j
habitants and are causing suffering among
the new arrivals. The hospital staffs are
giving way to overwork and are with dif
ficulty bearing up.
The stench In the afflicted district Is ter
rible beond description. Nearly all the
Hits left standing aro filled with dead
In some cases disinfectants and the usual
means of disposing of the dead arc us-less
and cremation has hern resorted to When
It Is possible the bodies :re dragged with
rope3 to the trenches and there are hastily
covered up, quicklime being UFcd when
available. Many of the dead bodies were
f-o covered with dust that they were not
discovered until walked on by visitors or by
the relieving officers or their assistants.
E. W'. Grove.
ThiB name must appear on cserv box of the
ccnulre Laxative Urc mo-Qulnlne Tablets, the
remedy that cures a cold In one day. 25 cents.
ArknnNn Convict Produced Rntlrontl
Ticket, lnt Met Another
Little Rock. Ark. Mav 15 Governor Da
vis to-day refused to pinion Luclcii Arm
strong, a Pine Bluff negro convict, unless
the Sheriff ot Jefferson County or one of
his deputies accompanied the negro to Bos
ton, Mass. Representative A. IC. Toner of
Pine Bluff, attornej for the negro, present
ed the petition some lime ago. and to-day
he appeared at tho gubernatorial office and
showed a rullroid ticket to Boston for Arm
strong in compliance with a condition pre
scribed by the Governor. The pardon was
thereupon refused unless an ollicer would
go with the negro to Boston.
Tour druggist will refund our money H
Pazo Ointment falls to cure Ringworm. Tet
ter.oid Ulcers and Sores. I'lmpUs ana Black,
keadr on the face, and all sklu diseases. JOc.
Twenty Thousand People Attended
the Elks' Carnival.
Faducah, Ky.. jlav 16 This was Gover
nor's Day at the Elks' Carnival and 10 003
lsltors were here. The Governor and his
party figured prominently In all the events
of the day and were gien an excursion on
the river this afternoon.
A reception was given the Executive and
his staff this morning, a luncheon at L-i
Belle Park and they were guests at the
Kentucky Theater to-night of Manager J.
K. English. There were 20,000 people on the
grounds to-night.
No torture compares to that of a Rheu
matic Prescription No. 3S1. by Elmer &
Amend, Quickest relief of alL
Louis .Alan, Though Sot a Can
didate, Has Many Fiiends
Pi csent Who Aie Urg
ing His Name.
Dallas, Te. .May 16 The reports th it
.nu i-urrent In bt. Louis to the effect that
Doctor U Palmore. editor of the fct
Louis Christian Advocate. Is to be elee'ed
a. Ui-hup b the (5ener.il Conference ot the
-Methodist Episcopal Church, South, now In
s"slon at Dallas, are not borne out ly
"iivi'opmonts nere.
-No tim Ins et been st for the elec
tion of ISishop., or, in fa. .. has the num-
liir t,. 1.. .ln(A.l t . .. . .
j rn, re may be one. two or ill
-' "" '"- H".IV1I Ut-fl! iPlnrm nul ,,nnn
-..- ......1.1 uvn.
be one. IWO fir Ihr. 1 1,a n,-
"emu 11.1s tlie il.scntion of electing as
man ,,s it pleases. 01 one ,lt an
" tl ticnci.il Cor feu Me first opened
-on .Ma .-the qiusii,,,, f the election of
bishop, ,-"! "."He attnelv canvassed It
sis been .ilniost emirel lu-t sight of since,
however, in the more int n-e "War Clal-n"
ix fettled before the ciectiun ot Bishop-..
tor i'.,LifB""'"s of ,h' conferi nee Doc
mh.ii i.V "'",'? njL canvas-Mi among
otliir pobsibl.. candidates and aroused grat
ifying par.iilit among his man menus in
.1,1 J-'"' -' U'-or P.iluiore, however
,, entourage his friends to press his
i m1, 1 .tan:l"J'''. as near as can be
j,atea from the Missouri conferences.
n, JJU""K lle ''!," t" ,la attending
l-n,Stl"li Vr, "'? P""" League
?r,,i, vti '? A, ,f rien1 r hl3- u delegate
from .Missouri, .said to night
ti U"a'V"ot Von,sl,kr doctor Palmore in
. n 1 f0r.u 1JVbl,' 3 I"ac! "I" Inclination-
do not lean in that direction. He does
not iiic.nie to the work of an executive po
sition His tastes are more along literary
lines and important mNsinn smw u 1.
111 no sense .1 probiblu cand'date for Bishop.
-u i.ir as is known among the Missouri
A canvass among tha different delegations
to-nlgiit --hows a pronounced still hunt for
the places of Bishop. The indications are
thit three will be elected, with the
chances In favor of Doctor U B. Hoss of
Nashv lie. T. nn . Doctor A Coke Smith of
virgin! 1, and Doctor James Atkins of Dur-
hm!' ( I'1 t'ie order namni.
The election of Doctor Hoss Is conceded,
whether the el.ction Is for one or more.
I lie other candidate most prominently men
tioned arc Doctor Collins Denny and Doc
tor J. J T gert
There are; three strorg candidates for
editor of tho ollicial church organ. The
siuisuun wvuvoiaie. printid at Nashville,
lenn , in the ivent of Doc'or Hoss the
present editor, becoming a Bishop. They
arc Doctor Gcoij,e C. Itankln of Dallas,
Doctor It r I.i-cnmb of Petersburg, Va ,
and Hark A 1 Inpman. preacher, editor
and author, of I.os Angeles. Cal. Doctor
chapman Is making the most active cam
pawn, but the election is in doubt.
The conference got into a parllamen
tai tangle this afternoon, over conflicting
committee reports 'mended to remede! the
Joint Board of I inance and clearly define
Its dtltie" Xearl a hundred points ot
order were rai-cd and four appeals taken
from ruling of the chair. The rulings were
all sustained. Both renorts were tmt tn th
calender for future consideration.
The conference refused to Instruct the
Publishing Committee to submit lis report
on the "war claim" issue at 10 o'clock to
morrow morning by tabling a resolution to
that effect, and which also contained a pro
vision that commencing to-morrow the
General Conference consider no other mat
ter but the "war claim" ...sue until It
should be disposed of.
The Committee on RevNals was dead
locked, thirteen to thirteen, on the question
on creating the Order of Deaconesses, and
the conference could not break the dead
lock. The report will be considered later.
'lhe balame of the session was devoted
tn minor routine mutters, and a special ses
sion was held to-nlifht. that the conference
ami the public might listen to the fraternal
addresses from the fraternal messengorH
sent from the British Wesleyan Methodist
Church, embracing Jurisdiction of England.
Ircl iml and from the Methodist Church of
Canada. The addresses were etiemelv cor
dl il in tone and elicited generous applause.
This afternoon President B. I' Fullerton,
D. D.. and Home Mission Secretary J. IL
Miller of the Board of Missions, St, Louis,
aildiessed the assembly and announced mis
sion receipts for all causes for the year
S" SH ''j. The church has foreign missions
in J ipau, China and Metlco and home mis
sions In ten cities, though still in debt $21,
K 0 The indebtedness Is rapidly decreislng.
The general manager, J. W. Axfell. of the
publishing-house, Nashville, reported a
gros business of $1(17,497, resources In excess
of li ibllitlcs jlLt, 6yl, net profits. $11 9SX The
Ho ud : of l-ubllrttlPn .owns a building and
i' tt taiif-, uuice; utiu ruco wi vug vtuciui in-
erattire of the church Including, besides
books a full '-uppy of Sunda -school peri
odicals and the church paper, "The Cum
in rland Presbv tcrl.in."
To-night a popular joint meeting was held
in the interest of home missions and edu
cat'cn.il endowment, addresses being de
livered bv Reverend J. W Laughlln. D D.,
Cnlmgo. Rev A B. Johnson of the Indian
Ti rrltorv and Reverend T. A. Wlgglnton,
Ev.insville. lud ; Miss Spencer, Pueblo,
Colo Grictincs were lecelved from the
Cumbrrlnnd I'resbyterl m Womtn's Ml
sloinrv Convi ntlon, whieh closed its annual
natioml meeting at Bowling Green, Ky.
Danish Parliament Will Not Now
Act Until September.
Copenhagen. Mir 16 The rolkethlne;
(loner house) to-day. by US to 2 vote?,
pissed a resolution In favor of the cession
of the Danish West Indies to the United
Plates, on condition that a subsequent pop
ular otc of the inhabitants of the Islands
shown a majority In faor thereof.
Tho matter was then returned to the
L-indthing, which, after a spirited debate,
rejected the resolution, and. by 33 to SO
Mite, reifllrmed the resolution providing
for a limted plebescltc and the ratification
of the itc-ity onlj If faorcd by .1 majority
of three-quarter. This obstruction shcHes
tho question until after the elections m
September, when the Government hopes
to obtain a majority In the Landsthlng.
Judge Knn Refused to Disqualify
Himself in Case.
Judge llan vcsteiday overruled the mo
tion to dlsqualif.v him from titling In the
case nf lMnanl Butler who Is charged in
two indietmerts with offering and attempt
ing to brlbt. In latslng on this second mo
tion to ilisquailfc the court. Judgo Han
i aid he would also racs upon the motion
for a ch inge of venue and overrule it.
Butler's atiorn"vs first introduced the mo
tion In Judge Douglis's division of the
court and included both Judges In It. Judge
Douglass disqualified himself anl sent tho
case to Judge Itjan' court. When the case
reached there Butler's attornev s tiled a.
I'milar motion before him. Judge Rjan
took the matter under advisement and yes
terdav rendered his opinion adversely to
the defense.
Presbyterian Assembly at Spring
field, Mo., Receives Accounting.
f-prlngflcld, Mo , May 16 This has been
report day In tho Cumberland Presbyterlun
General Assembly, boards, schools and
other insututlons giving an account of
themselves. In nearlv every Instance ma
terial progress was manifest.
There have been no debates and no cl03
votes. Pacific measure-? are being proposed
for the settlement of the theological semi
nary muddle, and opposing leaders arc In
frequent conference.
Commencement Eierclies at Bnfler.
Butler, Mo., lav 16 The commencement
exercises of the Butler High School were
held at the Opera-house to-night. Profes
sor J. C. Jones of the State University de
livered the address.
Employers Should be MoreConsfd
erate. Mrs. Pinkham Asks Tired
Women to Write Her for Advice.
In the vast retail establishments of large cities, many women aro
employed as saleswomen.
Men formerly held the positions that women now hold, and while
women's organism is less strong than men's, they .ire expected to do the
same work. Their duties compel them to be on their feet from morning
to night, and many of them7 in .1 short time, contract those distressing
complaints called "female diseases."
Then occur irregularities, suppressed or painful menstruation,
weakness, indigestion, leucorrhcea, general debility, and nervous pro;
They aro beset with such symptoms as dizziness, faintness, lassi
tude, excitability, irritability, nervousness, sleeplessness, melancholy,
" all-gone " and " want-to-be-left-alone " f eelings, blues, and hopelessness.
In such cases there is one tried and true remedy. L-ydia K. Pink
ham's Vegetable Compound at once removes such troubles. The
following letters prove this. They also prove the value of Sirs. Pink
ham's advice.
I Can Work Every Day in the Week Now."
''"Dear Mbs. Pixkham: I write this letter for you to publish for the
fcenefit of poor, soiTcrins women. IJydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Com
pound has done me a, great deal of Rood. I have taken three bottles and feel
like a new woman. When I began the use of your medicine I wa8 hardly able
to he up ; could not do half a day'i work. I ached from head to foot, was
almost crazy, had those bearinff-down pains, and stomach was out of order.
2sbw all of these troubles have left me and I can work every day in the w ek
and not feel tired." Miss. Jessie Fbeemax, 402 Pennsylvania Ave., Lima, Oh io.
" Dear Mrs. Pinkham : I have read with interest yourad vice to
others so much that I thousrlit I would write to you for I liai e been
suffering for a long: time. This I did some time ago.
"Now I can hardly find words to thank you for your wonderful Vege
table Compound and advice.
" 1 was in a terrible state, every part of my body ached, was very nervous,
had hysterical spells. I think I would have become insane had it not been for
L,ydla E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound. Your medicine has cured
me and I cannot express my thanks." Miss Hattie DeGroat, Succasunna,
N.J. (March 8, 1901.)
No other medicine in the -world has received snch -widespread and
unqualified endorsement.
No other person can giro such, helping: advice to -women who
are sick as can Mrs. Pinkham, for none have had snch a great
experience her address is Lynn, Mass., and her advice free If
you are sick write her you are foolish if you don't.
Burning Lard Refinery at Armour's
Chicago Plant Attracted
Crow ds Seventeen Hurt.
Chicago, III . May 16 During the progress
of a fire which to-night destroyed the lard
refinery of Armour & Co. in the Union
Stock Tards, seventeen people were injured,
four of them In a manner which will prob
ably cause death In a ihort time. The loss
of tho company Is estimated by Its offi
cers at between J7W00 and tSOO.000, with all
the chances In favor of the latter figure.
There were a number of accidents, but
by far the largest number of those who
were hurt met their Injuries by the falling
of the hog runway, upon which they wero
standing to obtain a better view of the
Tntally injured:
JENNIU SMITH. Etenocrapher. Cetman-Ameri-can
Provision Conpanj . both lees brc!en
i:AT IltVWN. 11 jera o.d. internally Injure 1
anl head badlv rut.
ISRAEL MOHKIfr. driver police patrol ngon,
both leg broken
J11C11AKL. MAIOT. driver of fire engine. Inter
nal InJurieF
Others Injured
JOHN HOK1 MAX: h'ad cut snd a-m broken.
WILLIAM i-RHIILINO hearj rut open
Jilts MOHHIh fCHVVADEIt wl'e of the man
aser of the flerman-American Provision Conpany:
hands and arms badly cut.
V, ILLIAV1 McKI:bEH. head cut.
JAMF Me.NAMAHA heart cut
SIAHK1. MOIt.sF. head cut and both shoulders
dlfflncatefl bv fllllra- beam
Mils, r. 11. 1 ItAsr-R Iks hailljr cut.
Mill V. R OIFFDIID. arm broken
HARRY JENNINGS, head cut and che-k bone.
brc -.en
JMF" m. CHAIN. rli-M leg and arm b-nken.
MAMIi: ROXCII. head cut
EDVV RD hcshv. interml Injuries: very terl
ous. but recoverv probable
1A II) I'LEVUM!. arms and back cut.
Detectives Gnnril the Amrrlmns nt
Hotel I 11 til Canadian .Indue
Panne on Their Case.
Montreal, May 16 Messrs. Gaynor and
Greene nre guests at the Windsor Hotel,
each guarded by a local detective, with a
Under Royal Warrant
is supplied to
His Majesty, The King of England
H. R. H. The Prince of Wales,
and served' at all the Court Festivities
Owirr t ilie fart thit sone tkertlcal recolt
hare fro-i time to time questioned the genuine
ness of the testimonial letters we are contantlr
Pibluhine we have d-rosltedwith the National
.tv n,nV. nt I.vrn. Miu . 3:.oeo. which will
be piH nl 1ST peraoo wh wifi show that the above t-slmontals are no!
cenuine. or were publulwd before obtaining u-e wiiter'a tpial pem.
ilcm. Lydla B. Plnkhmra Medicine Company, Lynn, Mtvts.
Lv. St. Louis 8 CO a. m., II noon. S 06 p. m.
Ar. Cincinnati S-IQ p. m . 9 05 p. m , 7.30 n m
Ticket Office. Broadway and Chestnut.
force of United States secret service, agent
unofficially In reserve. They will not go
back to Quebec, much a- they and their
friends desire It, and In spite of the writ
of habeas corpus granted jestcrday by
Judge Andrews of Quebec, directing Chief
of Detectives Carpenter to return his pris
oners to th.it city.
Whin the Sprav arrived In Montreal thin
morning the party drove to the Windsor.
At 7 o'clock they again left the hotel. Just
as the pursuing force from Quebec, which
haC come up form torel on the Quebec boat,
reached the hotel
Chief Carpenter took his prisoners to
Judge Lufontalne't residence, and an Im
promptu couit was convened in the Jud-rB
I library Mr. Carpenter handed his prlson
I crs over to the Judge, and the litter, after
irnuuiuing mem lor c-camin mon on Mon
day, committed them to the care of two de
tectives, with permission to resldo at the
Mone Indorsed for senutor and at
Coiiiity Ticket .-viiinliiutctl.
Nevada, Mo. May 16 The Vernon Coun
ty Democratic primary to nominate candi
dates for county off!cc3 and to vote tor
United States Senator was held jestcrdiy.
W. J. Stone received 2,301 votes: WaIUc
The following candidates for county of
fices were nominated. For Representative,
V. II. Prewltt. County Clerk. H W. Is
bell; Probate Judge, T J Mjers: Prose
cuting Attorney. J. M. Hull; Presiding
Judg" Countv Court. B Martin. Circuit
Clerk, Julian Huir, Sheriff. John T. Hark
readcr; Treasurer Jesse Palmer, Recorder,
t U. Uwinir- Corcner. Doctor C. B. Da
vis. County Judge. S B Coomb-) and C. C.
Cinnirtt rnon Indoried.
Springfield. Mo . Mav 16. In the Demo
cratic primaries to-night Emmett Newtoa
was indorsed for State Committeeman-
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