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THE KEPTJBLIC: MONDAY, MAY 19, 1902.
OLD AGE km SPRING
Invigorates and Strengthens Those Ad
vanced In Years.
If You Feel Old, the Great Medi
cine Will Give You the
Vigor and Health
Every one In springtime should give atten
tion to the purifying of the blood, the bra'
Ing of tho ne-ves and tho regulating of th"
This is the special time when old people
ned a tonic and strength give something
that will restore then to that condition of
health that conduces to make old age
happy, cb'erful and bright
Old people rhould carry home with them
to-dav not by and bj a bottle of Paine'
celery Compound. It 11111 certainly ba-iish
the rheumatism and neuralgia that help o
make life a reisers , It will drive out of the
evBtem all impuriti's and make the life
stream flow fresh and pure. It will banLsh
weakneB and all languid feelings and .m
part the vigor and activity that ma'k
youthfulness It Is the only medicine that
will fully meet the neds and eTpctallons
of nil In declining 5 ears
Mrs Mary E Burgess. An estimable and
highly respected reildent of Ciemnt. Cal
find'" Pain'!1 Celen Compound her stay and
h"lpr In advancing years She writes as
I am 72 yetr old and In the post have
not ben well. I had spells of weaknes3 and
headache A friend of mlno told me to tn
Paint's Celen Compound, I got a bottle
and It helped me very much It gave me a
good appetite and made me strong and
hippy I think there Is rothl-g lllco It My
husband has taken It, and It Btrenrthenei
him Now when we do not feel well we get
a bottle of Palne's Celery Compound and
It saves us doctor' bills "
Clurnnnil riVP CoIor 1nlnK' any color
blalilUlIU UJBi simple, durable economical
I.iver and Harbor Items Excluded,
Are Less This Year.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL. '
Washington. Hay IS The appropriations
to be made by Congress at the present ses
sion do not threaten to exceed the appro
priations of the last session, but on the
contrarj. probably will fall a few million
The appropriations mad.3 at the last ses
slm of Congress amounted to J73O,000,O
and Included no river and harbor bill A
river and harbo- bill carrying direct ap
propriations of m CW.ono will be passed this
esMon The total appropriations of this
session, Including that bill, will probably
b rso 000,000
Thus If th river and harbor bill had been
pased at the last session, the total would
have been J759.WW0O0. preventing therefore,
the contrast with the probable appropria
tions of this session favorable to the pres
The appropriations for 1S3S. made at the
Fii'v fourth Congress, amounted to 14S5
WJi that being the last fiscal vear before
the beginning of the Spanish-American
War The following ear, which covorod
the substantial expenses for pro-ecutlrs-that
war the appropriations amounted to
5333 OCO OCO
In 169S the army bill carried nearly VZ
QX)V) while for the coming fiscal year the
1)111 will probably earn $3:000.000 The naval
bill for the year 1KS appropriated 03,000.
000 and the naval bill of this session will
earn probably 575,000000
LOUISIANA NEEDS NO COAXING.
State Will Have Big Exhibit at
the World's Fair.
New Orleans, La. May IS The Board of
Directors of the Louisiana Purchase Cen
tennial Exposition has given notice to Gov
crror Heard of its Intention to stx a del
egation to Baton House to officially present
the claim of the Exposition for an appro
priation Goernor Heard has replied that
this was unnecessary as the subject had
ben generally dlscu-ed, and the smlment
of Louisiana was unanimous In favor of a
liberal approp-latlon The Governor has
been notified, however, that a delegat on
from St. Louis will visit Baton Rouge to
give the two houses ar outline of the plan
and scope of the Exposition.
Lodge of Cnlnmbns Instituted.
Colllnsv llle. Ill May IS A lodge or tho
Knights of Columbus was Instituted In this
cltj this afternoon with flfty charter mem
bers Special trains brought in visiting
1-aight.s from East St- Louis, Alton and
Collinsville III.. May IS Mr George
E!-heu of Chicago and Miss Dena Tl-fen-bruth
were married at the residence of the
bride's parents Mr and Mrs. A. Tiefen
bruch In this cltj. to-day
No cures to report,
of testing, nothing to
dence but talk, all talk. That s the
truth about nearly all cough medicines.
But there's a record of 60 years of cures
back of Ayer's Cherry Pectoral. And phy
sicians endorse it, prescribe it for eclds,
bronchitis, and coughs of all kinds. Prob
ably your own doctor does. Ask him. He
knows all about it as the formula.
"I knew from personal experience that Ayer's Cherry Pectoral is the
best median; in the world ior quickly breaking up a. heavy cold that has
ettled on the longs." V. C. SrreozKxa. Fine Hill, N. Y.
OIL EXCHANGE TEST
MACE AT BEAUMONT
Official Statement of the Pnpplj,
After an Investigation of
GUSHERS VARY IN FORCE.
Some of Them Are a Strong as
Iur. While Others 2ued
the A-isfrinte of the
Deauxxtont. Tei Ma IS Th Kseme
Committee of the Beaumont oil L..hai.;ti
aid Board of Tradt has authorized he. rp
Uir A. D ChHdresa to ste oiu tht- fol
lonp statement relative to the present
condition of the Beaumont oil Held tu wit
fclnc th publira-tion of tho fTjrseratcd ajid
f al rt port1 recardtnff the Iteaumont 01 flela
I hav recel-d numerous teirjrmmfc. the s-nerut
purpo-t o; H-Uch wai a re(jjt for lnforraEtlon
n-surdlnj Ui report tiai xhr lvaumont tushtrs
ha J cad to Buh I answe-ed thf inquiries
auojt as follow
No truth in rport that all wells on Spmdl
toi hae tvas-d gushtnc Numerous wiia are
cushrrE w W1- otner us cornpi e-d a-r to
agU4t aid lncra- n-- ips.id ir iu t-3tn.
or ldi rfc u&iis com- it guhri
Ln account of the fh.lhp run irb bttns: wo
riff , jtlisi ed i" te jirtper; n aROoji tl
I iUvi -"lat'j thi wr xhib1 nt- gi -n 01
tctial pushers on Tu?daj aid Wint-fan f
lai we"it m dlfferrnt jmr of th Ileid 1 he
wI that nfr turned ioc b-hao i io -ti-actcrll)
and the prsur wai. trmrmoi.a
nJin?r forth a xolbmr of o.i i pi pun on o
th. ue of tli pipf-. I lavtf t1 r lain n
formed bj th oHyrp o th. llnuvd Oil com
pan that the Hevwvwj 4 'jit. teidfO o.r
. nlllton and cn hall brt.rrels of "i and that
the !! con nus t Ho !!! Fronc P ebjur"
Tt'fre arf nt-merou' r h" wTls li x it- fietd
tlu.t hav- vlr-nef at quant lni of oil are stll
tiowiny and lanj" producers of oil
Tnat there ai tli in h- n i that u rrm
trusted aJr t ajTttat" and ia.upe r How is not
to be dnio iJt whether it i tiUj;at'e to
low of pressure jmirfct drillmff o inp7iar
cf pip. Is a mitter of th-or and conjecture
just arrordinc t" the l- n the inimfuaH
exprinj; themsUei- That there are samp fii
In tne neM uhlch do not how or produce- a
well a oth-!! i not to be qu-t'ionwl and it
would be ttrajic indeed in an oil fi?ld wrer
ther ar- about Z& rll drl.ied and a r-at
man of them close together t iat there iiould
rrt te imptfTi ones or that ne should not
draw rom another On account of immense tas
preEt.r and danger attendinc a blowou
doubtiA;3 numerous wells hae ten imperfectly
A to th- life of tho f-ld and how lnr the
',,,.'7111 continue an pupheB and ho much
oil will ho extracts i- altogether a, matter of
th-orj and conjecture but the opinion o iuch
erperti ao Itohcrt T IIP! asd othera are faor
able to a long exlvenre and a ast pro-lJction.
A D ailLDHCS, Secretarj.
SA1I PARK. lYe-'dent.
J li BHIGIIT.
M 1 HrXLt.lt, taecu'tre Ctonmittte.
WILL CONTINUE TO COLLECT.
Relief Committee Has Received No
Instructions to Cease Work.
Charles Parsons, chairman of th com
mittee appointed bj- President Rooseelt to
collect funds In St Loula for the relief of
the sufferers in St. Vincent and Martinique
from the recent -volcanic eruptions. Hated
yesterda;. that he had not been lntructei
to discontinue collections He Eays that
until he In advised to the contrar from
Washincton, his committee will contlnus to
"To-morrow." said Sir Parsons. "I trill
wire ashir.pton and requet further m
structlonD regarding the dutle of my com
mittee We hae received no word from
either President Koosevelt or Secretarj Hay
to cease collectinc I hao received no cf
ficliU -ddv 1c Jn connection with the repo t
That the American representatives on the
scene of the volcanoes had informed tha
home authorities that no further funds
were nedod "
All monevs conected by th local com
mittee have been forwarded to Cornel us
N Bll9. treasurer of the .e- Tork com
mittee, for distribution No collection" were
received yesterday At 5 o'clock. Saturday
afternoon the fund had reached SlOrH sit
Several Important Industries of the city
are still to be heard from, and It Is thought
the final report tvlll exceed this amount by
several hundred dollars.
PRISONER ATTEMPTS SUICIDE.
August Gieselmann Tries to Han:;
Himself in Police Station Cell.
August Gieselmann, T years old. a pris
oner at the Fourth District Station, at
tempted to hane himself In his cell last
night by using his suspenders as a noose
Acting Turnkey James Barry heard the
body fall apaiist the gratinc and cut him
down. He was almost dead and was re
lved with dimcultj by Lieutenant JIcKen
na and &6rgeant Cummings
Gleslemann was arrested about 8 o'clock
on complaint of his landlord who charged
that he attempted to set his house, No 1447
Blddle street, on fire.
Gieselmann was arrested about S o'clock
Ms arrest and the shame It would cause his
wife and family, who reside, he sis, at Se
dalla. Ho He threatened to make way
with himself the tint opportunltj he has
Lieutenant McKenna regarded the man as
of unsound mind and sent him to the City
Hospital fo- observation
nonnEMiour sunrnisc paktt
JHss Emllv Dohroorf of No 4017 Penrose
avenuo waa recentlj the guest 0f honor at
a pleasant surprise partj Those present
were Alexander Rosenthal, Martin Plrrlt
gcr, Frd Arnold. Arthur Mejers, 'Walter
Kratz. William Hrabacker, John Denser,
Charles Green, H Unland. John Dahlen,
Buck Hodircns Slurrel Skinner. M IClnnij
Ollie Aers William Aers, E Wilson. C
Vosel, H Armstrong, A. Amix. fritz .Mil
ler. Julius Dohrendorf Arthur Dohreidorf.
T Washburn. E Simpson OeorKe Keller.
H Woodward F Dohrendorf and wife, A.
JlcBride ard wife, W Jaclcion and wife.
I.nura Dohrendorf, Emllj Dohrendorf Ida
Dohrendorf Cora Brlnkmejer. Stella Kel
ler, Sadie bmlth Katie Sprecl.lcmev er. LjIu
Schpnlc. Josie Christian Ethel Jackson, r e
celln De Vonten Ida Menke Mae Osman.
Emma Stark llaj Carej ind .Teanstta
no long record
give you confi
J. C AYER CO.. Lowell. Mia.
CONTRACTED FATAL ILLNESS
WHILE ACTING AS BRIDESMAID.
Hiss Louise F. Edler, Sister of Mrs. Paul F. Bchroers. Succumbed
to Complications Resulting From the Wearing of a Low-Cut
Dress Her Wish to Be Incinerated Is Carried Out
&t)n HI fotlf L -H n
III''- 'wpm :w
MISS LOUISE F EDLER.
Whose bodv was incinerated jestertla. The dress in the picture was the one worn by
the jouns lady when she contracted tho cold which resulted In her death.
Mls Louise F. Edler, K jears old, of No
52i Copelin avenue, whose bodj was Incin
erated jesterdav in the Missouri Crema
tors, w.is the victim of a low-cut dress.
The iuist ladv- died Trldaj night at tl-o
home of her father, Henry Edle-. presi
dent of the Edler Realty and Mercantile
Company, after an Illness of two jears.
superinduced by a cold which she con
tracted while actinir as bridesmaid for a
friend in Germnj She wore a low-cut
dress on that occasion and her parents
are of tho opinion that this fact is respon
sible for her death
Miss Edler was sent to Germany four
J oars aso, and was receiving a music edu
cation at Cas'el She was her father's fa
vorite child and when ho received word
two sears ago that sh had contracted . ,
evere cold he hastened to her vA hen he J
reached Germany Mr Edler learned that
his daughters lungs had become affected, I
and he took her to Italj for treatment.
Tho change seemed to ao no good, and I
Miss Edler was taken to France, then to
fivviLcriajiu aim laier to uoiuruuo spnnKE.
The best medical aid obtainable was em
Ploved and Mr Edler spared neither time,
nor cxperso in an effort to better hl& daugh
ter s health, tut to no avalk She continued
UNDER ELECTRIC FANS
Spruce Street Hall Crowded at
Meeting in Honor of T. O.
Spruce Stret Mission on Seventh, be
tween Market and Walnut streets, was one
of the most comfortable peaces of worship
In nil St. Louis last night Throughout the
services the congregation cnjoied ccol
breezes, manufactured and spread about o
five electric fans, which the mission patrons
had generously provided for the first real
hot Sunday of the season
Yesterday was the anniversary of Ihe
A IRGINIUS O SAI'NDEHS.
Whose birthd-n v as celebrated at th"
Spruce street Mission last night
birth of Mr " O Saunders one of th
patrons and In honor of the occasion the
evening was given over to short, broezj
talks and songs Every seat in the small
quarters was occupied
Mr J A Stannion conducted the services
and Jncidentallv announced the fact that
it was Mr Saunrte-'s birthday The latter
then arose and after quoting several ver3es
from the Bible delivered a short talk
which was listened to with deep interest.
Afterwards h shook hands with eerj one
present and 5poi.e a word of good rheer to
each In response to an Invitation from
Mr Saunders severil of the congrega
tion arose from their seats and offered
tcEtimonj of thel- faith.
EPWORTH LEAGUERS ADJOURN.
FinaliPession of Texas 15ody Was
Marked by Enthusiasm.
Tor Worth. Tex . May IS The tenth an
nual conference of the Epwortn League of
Texas closed with devotional exercises to
night. Visits were made generallj to the
Sunday "cnools and churches, where mem
bers of the Methodist Conference at Dallas
preached Among th number was Bishop
Hendrix of Kansas Cltj. who preached the
baccalaureate sermon for the students of
Fort Worth Urlversity.
Gsreral League Secretary for the Un'tcd
States II M. Duboise of Nashville. Tenn .
made an address on the "Spirit and Purpose
of the League." Bishop FltzGerald conduct
ed an experience meeting at the City riall
this afternoon The rest of the day was
given to deotional and song services, and
the Reierend Alor.zo Monk of Georgia de
livered the closing sermon at the City Ha.ll,
where a union sen Ice was held.
to grow worse, and finally was brought
home and placed under the care of Doctor
Lugenc Brlbach of No. 1S2S Chouteau ae
nue Though at times she rallied and showed
signs of regaining her former strength, lit
tle hope was held out for her recovery
Sh continued to sink despite the efforts
of her phv sician, and at five minutes before
mldright Frldav she breathed her last
Members of the familv were gathered
about the bedside when the end came The
parents were prostrated with grief
Miss Edler was a free thinker and dur
ing her lifetime frequntlj expressed a
wish to be incinerated after death Her
vlsh was carried out. Prior to the funeral,
which took place nt 2 30 p m . services
were conducted at the home bv the Rever
end J V Jonas, pastor of the Independent
Evangelical Protestant Church, and -vocal
elections were rendered b a quartet. The
Edler home was crowded all day with
friends of tho joung lady Her familv Is
prcmlnent In South Side social circles Her
coffin which was of white material, was
co-vcred with beautiful flowers, and all
about the room were scattered huge floral
pieces tokens from sorrowful friends The
pallbearers were Messrs Joseph Reed,
Harry H Haeuss'er Thomas Lloyd. Her
man Stoffregen Carl Ernst and Eu?en
Only a month ago" a sister of the dead
girl was married to Paul F. Schroers.
IN GAYNOR CASE
Hotel Turned Into Courtroom
Judge Defied by Armed
Montreal. Quebec, Mav IS There was an
exciting scene in the Windsor Hotel this
evening, when for the first time in Canada
a hotel was turned Into a court of Justice on
, Sunday afternoon.
, This remarkable event was followed re
determined effort on the part of the friends
I of Gajnor and Green, the alleged Georgia
I conspirators, to gain forcible entrance to
their adjoining rooms, &M and WC Ten of
I the stoutest officers of the Montreal police
forco stood guard oser the prisoners, and
when Lawjer Tashereau tried to set
through them he wa3 met with anv thing
but polite treatment The clash camo about
oer i rumor that the prisoners' friend
had a deep-laid plan to rescue them.
Judje La Fontaine was sent for Followed
bj a dozen lawjers, he responded and re
paired to the hotel and opened court The
defense's lawyers declared that thev knew
of a plot on the part of the United States
authorities to kidnap the men and hustle
them out of the countrv at night as they
had been brought from Quebc to Montreal
M- Tashereau then demanded, In th
name of his clients, that the) be at once
removed to the common Jill, where they
would be safelv locked up Senator Dandu
rand, acting for the United States, de
nounced th statement as a falsehood It
was then declared amidst a pindemonlum.
that the reverse was the cas-, and that ln
eicue of placing them In the common Jail
slmplj meant that as oon ai the men wete
out of the door of the hotel hired nvn
hiding near-bv, would kidnap the men to a
safe place Judg La Fontain attempted to
see the men but Inspector MacMahon re
fused him permission and bicked bv the
other nine men he defied the Judge
The detectives declared that they would
resort to their arms If it became necessary
to protect the prisoners, and ftnallj succeed
ed in clearing the hotel Judge La Fontaine
If ft v Ith the crowd
AN OVERDOSE OF STRYCHNINE.
Miss Julia Williams of Detroit
I Dies Suddenly.
I New York. May IS. M'ss Julia Williams.
daughter of Mrs Julia Williams, of Detroit,
I Mich said to be a relative of Senator Han
; na, died to-dav at the Fifth Avenue Hotel
of an overdose of strychnine, taken in form
i of pills She vas 13 rears old
The -voung woman and her mother had
1 been spend ng the winter at Saranac Lake.
N Y on account of the poor health of the
daughter Yesterday morning they came
to thl3 clti. the intention being to co to
Atlantic City Before leaving Sarannc Lake
a ph sician had prescribed strjchn'ne pills
ior .miss vv iiuam?, iii-u uiu oraers were tnnt
she should take them before mals She .
wis also given pllli containing iron, which I
were to be taken after meals On nr?slnir I
to-da'v she -emarked to her maid that she 1
n.na f.MllT.,- hpllnr nnrt fhm Tint tn ,rrtV
From what Coroner Jackson could gather
after the death Miss Williams, after sne
went ajraln to her room, took several of the
strvchntne pills, probably mistaking them
for the iron P'lls, but the point is not clar
The death, hovever. Is put down as of a
purelj accidental character
KAISER GRANTS PERMISSION.
Two Officers of Cadet Institute
Will Visit West Point
Berlin, May 18. Emperor William has !
tuthorized Colonel von Wltzleben and Ma
jor Wlllmann of the Grossllchterfelde Cadet
Institute to accept the Invitation to visit
the military academy at West Point, -which
was exended some time ago. These officers
1 will, therefore, leave Bremen for the Unt
' td States May 24 on the North German I
Lloyd steamer Barbarossj.
CHINA'S BORDEN TOO
HEAVY TO SUSTAIN
European Power Demand the
Payment of Their Indem
nity in Gold.
' NATION GROANS UNDER TAXES.
liebellion and Discontent Aie
(irouinsr Inability of Pekiu
(iou'i'iinu'iit Evci to Sat
i&f-. Ci editors' Claim1-.
I The n-2.bllc B-irau.
I Hth Ft and Permylvaila Ave
Washington, Maj IS Depreciation of sil
ver and insistence of the European Powers
that China meet her obligations In gold
will cause an Increase of the Indemrltj for
the Uoxtr outrages bj S3 OX) W) halkwan
taels equivalent to almost JTo.OOOOOJ Thus,
In order to satUfj tho demands of the na
tions which Intervened In the Empire in
1SW the Pekin Goverrment will have to
raise the sum of ToO.O'WJ'.O halkwan t ie!s,
instead of 450 000,CX). the sum originally
fixed bj the Powers.
Should the Powers insist that the In
demnity be paid In gold and the value of
sl'vcr continue to decline, the indemnity
I will gradual!., Increase until It will be im
possible for China to pav It
When the Powers were discussing tha
amount of the Indemnirj that should be de
manded, the United States, through Special
Commissioner W Hockhlll took the
ground that 4JO00O,'i0O taels was eelve
and thnt such an enormous burden should
not be Imposed upon tho weak Pekin Gov
ernment Despite Mr Rockhlll's earnest ef
forts, the Powers Insisted that their claims
should be paid In full, and are to-dav de
claring ihat even the original sum of iJ.
0f000 tie's was not sufficient and should bo
Increased to 'Si,rJyW0 This Increase has
betn earnotlv opposed bj Secrctnrj Ha
The inrroa" of 12 MO 000 taelt Is however,
of relative unimportance in the light of the
recent demand of the Powers that the in
deranitv be paid in gold at existing rates
of oTChinge Instead of those fixed in the
flnal protocol signed bj their representiti'v es
In Pekin in September, 1p0
Alread) the people ar being heavily
taxed to meet the lndemntt- pajments and
Hisrontent nnrt rehelUnn hrA. resulted If
pressed for additional monej, diplomats
here saj that a situation of the utmost
graitv will arise and that the Powrs
must seriously consider whether China
should not he relieved of a portion of her
MAY LENGTHEN VISIT
Greatly Pleased With What They
Hare Seen Visitors Hear
New York, May IS. Count de Rocham
beau and the party of distinguished French
men, all of whom are to attend the unveil
ing of the Rochambeau statue at Wash
ington, attended church to-day, some of
them going to the French church, where
the. Reverend Father Septier, the pastor,
spoke words of welcome to them, others
attended St. Patrick's Cathedral
The Count and Countess de Rochambeau
and others of the party lunched with T.
St John Gaffnej at his residence Tbey
later -visited Grant's tomb and then drove
to Audubon Park They dined with Consul
Chancellor Bouefva of the French Em
bassy at Washington said to-night that
the -visitors might possibly lengthen their
stay in this country for several days, o
charmed were they with what they had
To-morrow afternoon the Count and
Countess de Rochambeau will receive tho
New lork and New Jersey chapters of
the Daughters of the Reiolutlon.
To-Dit ' Forefault.
Wafhlnston. Mai It Faeciist for Monsar a.-d
llltnol Parth cloudy Monday showers and
thunderstorms in extreme outn portion fresh
to brisk south winds Tuesday showers and
Missouri and Iowa Showers and thunderstorms
and cooler Monday and orobablv Tuesday
Kansas Showers Monday, cooler at night.
Tuesday partly cloudy probably showers
Nebraska Showers and thunderstorms Monday
Cooler Tuesday, showers
Kastern Texas bhowers and thunderstorms
Monday south winds bomins; brisk on the
coast. Tuesday, showers except fair in northwest
Pves-.om Texas Partly cloudy Monday with
showers and thunderstcrms la north portion,
cooler at nlht Tuesday, fair, brisk to hl(rh
south to west winds
Oklahoma and Indian Territory Showers Men
day cooler at night Tuesday, probatly talr
Arkansas ehowers and thunderstorms and cool
er Monday Tuesday, showers
S- Louis, Sunday . May IS. 13(3.
6.55 am SiJpn.
Thermts-f- .degrees 71 j2
Relative humidity SI i4
JJirectlon ot wind b S
Velocltv of wind 1
-Weather at i S a. m. clear, at 6.53 p m ,
fair Maximum temperature. 92, minimum
temperature, M River. lt.S feet.
R J. HTVTT.
Local Forecast Official.
Der-artr-ie-it of Agriculture. Weath'r Bureaj
Meteorological observations received at St. Louis
Mav IS. 1902. at 6 9 p m local time aid S p m
seventy -fifth meridian time Observations made
at tia same xecment of time at all stations
SlaUon lr Tp M It. Weather.
.-sew juris. ............. .j.. w. .- . j-uui
Philadelphia H 11 Cloudy
rtatlinstcn L "0 J .. Clear
orfolk iE l8 112 .0: Hear
Charlotte S W il ialr
Jacksonville Si 78 M .Mllur
Atlanta .. .. -.! 74 7 C! Pair
Montgomery . ... M 72 t) 24 Cloudy
New Orleans & 7S 5 20 Clear
icMburg SG 82 eS . Fair
Little Kock S12 82 eS Coudy
Ualveston bE 7s fco 1 loucy
Memphis . SE 0 Fair
tNasnvllle SC 85 S5 . hair
Chattanooga . V 80 tS . lair
Loul'vllle S 8J 88 On Cloudy
lndnnapolis ... . sL si" S( Jalr
Pittsburg v jo 84 Clear
Cincinnati ...bE 82 86 Cler
l'arkersuurg .. . . VV si 86 . Oear
Huflalo E 71 8N . t loudr
Cl'velard SE 72 78 I-alr
Q-and Haven 1. 74 1 04 Clear
Marquetta .SE 2 72 C!-uJy
Cnlcago .3 82 85 p.ttr
Dulutn ... . r s 84 .19 Cloudy-
Lrubuqu- SE 84 h3 I-alr
wt Paul b 82 84 Fair
Kin Antonio .. , El i( zz clear
Shreveporl S 82 M Clear
Fort mlth fen 82 8 . Cloudy
Lies Moines S 82 8R Clear
bprlngtleld. TH " 3 84 SS . Clear
St Louis s 82 j . la'r
Cairo SE 80 86 Cloudy
Sprlrgfleld Mo SK 7S s: louay
Kansas City SE 82 86 ( leujy
o-naha Sh So 81 . Cloudy
Huron SE 74 84 .16 Italn
Itapld City NW 62 71 " i-.oudy
Havre W 54 '4 01 i-air
orth natte SE 6S 72 6S Cloudy
lender K 54 8 Cloudy
Cheyenne N 42 i4 .12 Kiln
Denier E 12 E8 Clear
Pueblo K 60 w ncu-lv
1ich5k City SE 62 70 Cloudy
C'ktahona SE 6J 7! 1 58 Italn
El Paso ... .SW 70 74 I air
Ahll'n . SE 68 Clear
(.raid Junction SE 41 56 Cloudy
-alt Like N 44 4S Cloudy
'anta f-e . . 44 34 Clear
Wichita . s 62 0 1.2ie-r
Valentine P 6J 76 H Ram
Modena . . . ..W 24 46 04 liow
lnd.cates oreclpltatlon Inappreciable.
R J. IIVATT
Local Forecast OfficlaL
FIRE 1 DRY GOODS STORE Fire In
the dry goods store of Kollal i Co . No
2S22 Lafayette avenue, at 6 o'clock last
night caused a damage of 11.000 to the stock.
The building, owned b Joseph Boice of
No. 1234 Clark avenue, was damaged Sim.
The origin of the Are Is unknown
GUESTS OF If. O. KELSO The Social
Settlement League nature-study class went
to Le Claire. I1L. Sundav as the guests of
N. O. Nelson. The class was chaperoned
by Misses Rosenbertr and Mayer.
Great Tent on Tenth and Nort'u
Maikct Streets Is Filled
HART AND MAGANN IN CHARGE.
Ak'Hinirs- Will De Held m Different
I'.uts of the Cit Tlnough
the Summer D.iden
Th Methodl't Ep'sccpal churches of St
Louis began an cld-fasnioned outdoor revl
val meeting almost In the heart of the cits
jesterdaj afternoon and eering lr a big
tent In a .icant lot at the corner of Tenth
and North Market streets
At both afteToon and evening servics
the attendance was large and erthuslastlc
and tho fervent exhortations and songs of
EVANGELIST H C HART.
the evangelists aroused much religious
spirit In the congregation.
The work i In charge of H C. Hart and
A S Magann, eangellsts, who bae con
ducted revivals in many cities of the coun
try The project his the support of all tho
St Louis Methodist Episcopal churches,
and the meeting will continue throughout
After a thr" weeks' stay In one part of
the city usually near one of the -churches,
the tent will be moved to another locality.
In a few weeks another tent, with a ca
pacity of I.0O) persons, will be put Into
service Baden will be the next location of
the tent now at Tenth and North Market
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EVANGELIST A. S MAGANN.
street", and then will be removed to Ca
rondelet after a thre weeks' enlce Conn
ton Heights, Maplewood and Bremen will
be visited before the campa'gn closes.
The tent has been fitted up In a complete
manner with platform and stand for the
choir Besides the two organs In use there,
are comts In accompaniment and the mu
sic can be heard several blocks away.
The ground under the tent is- deeply cov
ered with shavings, comfortable canvas
benches are polded and every comfort is
arranged In the evenings the huge tent
Is brilllartly lighted with gasoline lamps,
each of 1000-candle power.
The Idea of the outdoor campaign origin
ated with Doctor C R Carlos, presiding
tlder. who had great success some years
ago in condjeting services of a similar na
ture at Springfield, 111 , and thought the
plan would be applicable In St. Louis.
ON A VISIT TO ALABAMA.
Ilrprrsentiitlve Thompson Takei Dls-
tlnculKlirU Men Into Heart of Dlaclc
Xlelt for Kdacallnnal I'nrposei.
The Republic Bureau.
14h St. and Fennsy Ivanla Ave.
Washington, May IS For educational
purposes only, Representative C. W.
Thompson of Alabama started South to
night with a party of thirty Northern Re
publican statesmen He will take them to
the vcy heart of the black belt and give
them a practical Illustration of the race
question frqm the Southern standpoint.
In the party are Secretary of the Treas
ury and Mrs S'law. Director of the Census
Merriam and Representatives from New
England, New lork and Pennsylvania and
th- West and Northwest.
"I hnve hoped." said Colonel Thompson,
"that the Crumpacker resolution to Investi
gate the suffrage In the South might be
allo-ved to die, and. looking to this end. I
have invited a number of the leading and
influentl il members of Congress from the
New England and Western States, who
have no practical knowledge of the real
conditions. In the South, to take a. trip
with me through Alabama, a State whicn
has recently adopted a new Constitution
regulating the suffrage, and mix and min
gle with a people who have striven and
Hrugglcd under difficulties and hardships
since Li gave his sword to Grant at Ap
Elaborate preparations have been made
in Alabama for the entertainment of the
party, and Representative Llttleflcld of
Main-. who will be among the nuber. has
been Invited to speak In many places The
party w 111 bo the guests of Colonel Thomp
son during the entl-e trip, and among other
places h will take them to his cotton
plantation, where he has 4U0 negroes nt
work In the fields.
CARDS ON VIEW.
A meeting of the members of the Souvenir
Postal Card Exchange will be held to-night '
at No 105 North Fourth street. Sev eral In
teresting samples of souvenir postal cards
will be on v lew.
The members of the exchange are col
lectors of these postal cards. All members
are Invited to be on hand to-night and to
bring thir friends. Anybody else Interest- I
ed tn souvenir postal carts will be made '
welcome. The notice of the meeting was
Issued by A. Sellge, secretary of the club. I
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If you're hard to suit, vro thlnithe Meyer .
Store just the place for you to do your I
shopping:. Of course you cannct fairly j
judpe n. place or form an Intelligent Idea. I
until you've seen everything ard had thing j
eirplamed. The Meyer Store policy Is Just J
tho policy for a particular eort of a mac
because the Meyer Store Syndicate buying 1
makes the retail figure so different from tho
othor etore's figures Now. for Instance.
to-day we can BeU you Men's AU-Wool j
Suite In Worsteds, Cassimeres, Cheviots, j
for five clnety-flvo and there Isn't a ten- i
dollar bill in all St. Louis that can buy a j
better suit. There's tho same In them that (
the tailor may charge ten dollars extra for I
and give you the same quality suit. They're. ,
In all styles made and the proper weight
for hot, sultry summer days. This clothing:
store is as complete as any. Experienced !
j clothing men to serve you men who lenowr
I that our clothlnc is sood Is economical
is stylish. That's why our salesmen are
always enthusiastic. It's the price that
talks at this store See us about It.
COS taOUHK L WASHINGTON AVI.
ABOUT YOUR EYES''
Do You Have HEADACHES?
If your eyes trouble you. or you hav
headaches, don't risk permanent Injury by
EGGERT & FISHER,
The Ieailinc Opticians.
of 317 N. 7th Street,
(between Olive and Locust)
will examine your eyes free of charge, ana
adjust glasses properly.
The only house in the city doing an ex
clusive optical business, and their own
Forest Park Highlands, Hashagen
Park and Delmar Crowded -Corbett
The summer-garden season opened yes-r-terday
at Forest Park Highlands, Delmar
Garden and Hashagen's Park. On account
of the extremely warm weather, the opening-day
crowd was more than usually sat-,
lsfactory, and tho programmes presented
were up to the standard of those irlverP
last year. In the afternoon and, evening trA
street cars going to these summer places'of
enjoyment w ere packed with pleasure seek,-
At Forest Park Highlands, James J. Cor
bett was the principal head liner, with Pau
line Moran and her troupe of pickaninnies.
Hayes and Healey do a funny circus act.
Wills and Hassan have an acrobatic spe
cialty, the Doherty Sisters dance and Hlck
ey and Nelson appear In a comedy sketcbJ"
The locp-the-loop will be found at the High
lands. At Delmar Garden the season opened with,-,
band concerts, and nearly all of the speclaL.
attractions to draw crowds were ready forR
view. The old mill, a scenic railway, about
1,600 feet long. Is the principal attraction:
Views. Illustrating the Louisiana Purchase
are painted with kaleidoscopic effect. ., .
Hashagen's Park at Grand avenue and
Meramec street opened with a good vaude-'
ville programme. Including Colvllle and Mc
Rrlde. sketch artists: Sldonla. the wire
walker: Jones and Williams, Dutch comedi
ans: Katie Clyde, soubrette; the De Youngs,
black-face comedians. and Professor'
Scanta. high diver. There was also a,"
balloon ascension by the Miexels.
PAUNCEF0TE MUCH IMPROVED.
Believed British Ambassador Has
at Least a Tear to Live.
Washington. May 18 So noticeable ha.
been the Improvement of Lord Pauncefote.
the British Ambassador, within the past
forty-eight hours that It Is now predicted
he will sufficiently recover to enable him
to live at least a year.
The Ambassador will have to relinquish
his post In Washington, however, and ce
vote himself to taking care of his health.
His resignation probably will be present
ed to the Brtlsh Foreign Office during the
coming summer. o
It Is not known who will be named by
the British Government as his successor;
Sir Percy Anderson continues to be men
tioned for the place. ,
Lord Pauncefote's withdrawal will be tie
occasion for an official expression of the re
gret of the United States. He has repre
sented his Government In Washington many
years. Since 1893 he has held the rank of
Ambassador. He has been the agent of
Great Britain In many Important negotia
tions, including the Bering Sea. the Alas
kan boundary and other questions, and ne
gotiated the arbitration treaty rejected
by the Senate and the isthmian canal
OLD SLEUTH THOUGHT DYING.
Man Who Captured John "Wesley,
Hardin Victim of Accident.
Dallas. Tex.. May 18. Jack Duncan, ,tna
well-known detective, who captured the ne.
torlous Texas desperado, the late John Wes
ley Hardin, In Florida, some vears ago. la
believed to be dvlng at his home on Jack
son street, from a pistol wound acciden
tally Inflicted by himself.
A pistol fell from the breast of his shirt
to the floor and was discharged, sending a
bullet through his body In the region of nls
heart. The examining surgeons say they
fear the wound is a mortal one.
In People Who Do ot Know now lo
Select rood and DrlnU Properly.'
On the coffe" question a lady says. "I
u-"d to be so miserable after breakfast tnat
I did not know how to get through the day.
Life was a burden to me. When I tried -to
sleep I was miserable by having horrible
dreams followed by hours of wakefulness.
Gas would rise on my stomach and I would
belch almost continually. Then every few
weeks I would have a long siege of sick
headaches. I tried a list of medicines and
physicians without benefit.
"Finallv I concluded to give up my coffee
and tea altogether and use Pastum Cofte
Tl.e first cup was a failure. It was wlshy
washy and 1 offered to give the remainder
of the package to any one who would
"I noticed later on In one of the advertise
ments that Postum should be boiled at least
13 minutes to make It good I asked th
mrir hnw she made It and she said: 'Just
the same as I did tea, being careful not t j
let It step too long.
"I read the directions and concluded
Postum had not had a fair trial, so w
made a new lot and boiled it IS or 20 min
utes. That time It came to the table a dif
ferent beverage and was so delicious that
.. n KnA ViAn ii.lnf It vr nfr... .
"Mr sick headache left entirely, aa did rajr J
SieepiCBS I1JBUI&, UJ1U X U11 UUV UiUUURV
woman." Name riven by Postum Co., Bat- ,
Us Creek. Mich. j