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THE KtiPUBLJLC: THUKSDaY. MAY 253, 1U03.
ill ll JO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF. BUSINESS. Yesterday's bank clearings -were W,23S,CS7, balances JLIH.O. Local discount rates were Arm between 44 and 5'j per cent. Do mestic exchange was quoted as follows: New York. Wc premium bid, 75c premium asked; Chicago, 30c premium bid, 60c pre mium asked: Cincinnati, par bid. 10c pre mium asked: Louisville. I3c discount bid. par asked. New Orleans, par bid, 10c pre mium asked. Wheat closed higher at Trie July. SISSIc No. 2 red. Corn closed higher at Cl?e b. July. 65c No. 2 mixed. Oats closed at 33c b. July, 43';c No. 2 Northern. The local market for spot cotton was quiet and unchanged. WASHINGTON. Congressman D. A. De Armond. who wit nrsed the ceremonies attendant upon the birth of the Republic of Cuba, declares that May 20, 1902. will be a red-ltttcr day for the United States as well as Cuba. President Iloosevclt delivered an address nt the unveiling of a memorial erected by the Colonial Dames at Arlington Cemetery to American soldiers who fell during the war with Spain and China. LOCAL AND SUBURBAN. The telegraphic report of the marriage of William L Cunningham of this city at Col orado Springs is discredited by his father. Freak growth of asparagus caused by pile of stones. A new milk ordinance, drafted by Doc tors Merrell and Chapman, Is sent by May or Wells to the City Counselor for approval William M. Treloar of Mexico elected grand warden of Grand Lodge of Missouri, I. O. O. F. Ilebekah Assembly transacts business und both organizations provide for World's Fair appropriations. Grand Jury considering matter of indict ing another former city oflicial for bribery Programme for celebration of diamond Jubilee of Shurtleft College, at Alton, an nounced by President McKay. Thomas P. Barrett, member of the Demo cratic State Committee, decides not to seek re-election. Colonial Trust Company to elect new vice president. The problem of caring for the visitors to the Woild's Fair in the matter of hotel ac commodations is occupying the attention of Exposition officials. Prather Knapp and Otto Hennerlchs won first prize In the St. Louis University ca dets' drill. Kellglous services over the body of Cap tain Collins were conducted yesterday at Piedmont. Mo. Tho interment will occur at lilgglnsvllle to-day. The Methodist General Conference adopt ed the McMurray compromlso yesterday, practically disposing of the "war claim" issue. Governor Yatej has iesued a proclamation for the observance of May 30 as memorial day. After thirty-two years a Kentuckian re turns home to And his wife remarried. Engineer Blckel's kneecap broken In col lision of Wabash train and Suburban work car. J F. Devol. engineer at tho Roberts. Johnson & Rand shoe factory, narrowly escaped Injur' by a four-pound meteor which fell on the lot back of the plant. GENERAL DOMESTIC. S. E. Gross of Chicago enjoins the pro duction of Rostand's play. "Cyrano de Ber gerac." In the Unltad States, claiming that he Is the author. The court also allows him un accounting. Because a Michigan testator spelled in digent "Indignant" his bequest of J50.000 to found a home for old women may be Invalidated. FOREIGN. Officials of Santo Domingo In ths course of tno recent revolution gavo $250,000 to a- American ship captain for safe keeping and were ao badly scared that they forgot to ask for a receipt. President Loubet of France, who Is the guest of the Cear of Russia, witnesses a review of troops. General Flrmm'a army Is approaching the capital of Haytl and on armed conflict Is ezpectod. SPCRTINO. Fltiilmmons and Jeffries agree to fight before the Saa Francisco Club, probably on July 4, and have promised to sign article to-morrow. Winner at the Fair Ground yesterday were J. BIdacy Walker, Lakevlew Belle, Crimean, Bird, Love's Labor and TIckful, In the first game with Washington the Brown wcr defeated by the score of 6 to 4. Marine InteIlla;eno. New York, May 21. Arrived: Oceanic, from Liverpool; Pennsylvania. Hamburg and Plymouth. Sailed: St. Louis, South ampton; Carthagenlan, Glasgow; Vaderland. Antwerp; Teutonic, Liverpool. Hong-Kong, May IB. Arrived; Kaiser, Se attle, via Yokohama,, etc. Liverpool, May 2L Arrived: Noordland, Phl.adelpbia, Ultonla, Boston. Sailed: Byl vanla, Boston. Naples, May U. Arrived: Lahn, New York for Genoa. Auckland, May 2L Arrived: Sonoma, San Francises, via Honolulu, for Sydney, New South Whir. Southampton, May 31. Balled: Kronprlnx Wllhelra (from Bremen), New York, via Cherbetvrg, Rotterdam, May 21. Arrived 1 Rotterdam, New York, via BouIogne-sur-Mer. Southampton, May 2L Arrlredl Bti Paul, New York, Cherbourg, May 21. Soiled i Kronprlns Wllhelm (from Bremen and Southamplun), New York, Liverpool, May 21. Salledl Haverfsrd, Philadelphia, via Queenstowni Majestic, 7ew XorK, via Quecnsttowru Bonon. May 21. Arrived: Ivernla, Liver pool and Qutenstown. LUard. JUuy 21 i-umod: Btoamer La Lo rains. New York, for Havre. ELOPERS VISITED ST. LOUIS. Kansas City Couple Have Received Parental Forgiveness. Mason Peters, Jr., son of former Con gressman I'eters of JCansas, and Alias Ger trude Agnes sullivan, daughter of .M. L. Bull.van, a metnoer of tne .Missouri Hcuso of Representatives, both of Kansas City, without parental consent were married in that city late Tussjay evening, and vea tcrday tney spent a day's honiymoon at tne Planters Hotel. Haraly had the sloping couple arrived ,a St. Louis than a niejsuge was received by Mrs. Peters trom her mother. It lead: "My daughter and son, ou me forjlvvn." Mr. Peters la a importer for tho Kansas City Star. Ho thount It strange that he should have been one to romance of tl.o kind that he is so often called upon to write. But it was ml very niddon, and Just this way; Miss Bulllvnn left her home in the afternoon. Dow-ntunn she met Mr. Pe ters. Mips Sullivan Is a Cathode, Mr, Pe ters a Protestant, an J lieie was a barrier to parental consent. There was only one way out. Mr. Peter asked Miss Sullivan if she were game. She replied that she was. A few moments later Justlca Jenney made Miss SulJvan Mrs Peters. Miss Marlon Little of New York acted as bridesmaid and W. N. D. Drennon as best Iran. The couple hope to have a Catholic priest marry them. Mr. Peters Is a well-known newspaper man of exceptional ability. He Is 25 years old. Mrs. Peters Is strikingly ptetty. ac complished, and Is 18. She was a favorite in scclety. A WEAK STOMACH When the stomach is weak your food remains undigested, and you fail to receive the proper nourish ment from it. Try a dose of Hostel ler's Stomach Bitters after each meal. It will aid the stomach in its work of digestion and prevent. Dys pepsia, Constipation, Biliousness and Nervousness., Try it., HOSTETTER'S STOMACH BITTERS. GZAR AND PRESIDENT REVIEW SOLDIERS French Official's Visit to Russia Is Signalized by Much Festivity. OVATIONS AT EVERY TURN. Officers of Visiting Squadron K ceive Attentions Wherever They Go State Banquet to Loubet. T"arsko-S.'lo, Rusla, May 21. The Czar, President Loubet, the Czarina and the Dow ager Czarina attended a great review of troops to-day. His Majesty, on horseback, and M. Lou bet, the Czarina, the Dowager Czarina and the Grand Duchess Scrgius. in a carriage, passed down the front of the troops, at tended by brilliant suites. The Imperial and presidential cortege riceived an ovation from the large crowds assembled to witness the military display. The Czar and President Loubet arrived her jesterday afternoon. The Czar ac companied his guet to the palace, where President Loubet v.ill reside. The Presi dent of France subsequently called upon the Czar and the Czarina. The French naval omcers have been ac corded a reception from the people only a degree lss enthusiastic than that given to president Luuoet himself. Russian naval officers are fraternizing with tne French men and accompany them on excursions to points of Intel est about St. Petersuurg'. The sight of a French uniiorm is every where the sign for un ovation. It is ptobable that tne French squad ron will reium home by way of Copenhagen and that in any case It will avoid passing through the Kiel Canal. President Loubet visited their Majestic and converted with them for a quarter of an hour. Then he called on the Dowager Empress at Gatsh na. Their Majesties gave a scute iianquti in the evening in honor of President Loubet's visit in the magnificent Snlle des I'etes. Guests to the number of 180 were present. In his toast to the Presi dent of France the Czar said he wished him a hearty welcome and that he hoped his visit would afford proof of the sentiments uniting France and Russia. In his re sponse President Loubet said he warmly reciprocated the friendly sentiments ex pressed bj the Emperor of Russia. Arcadia, Mo., -ind Return, Only (1.2S. Sunday. May 25. 1902, via Iron Mountain Route. Tram leaves Union Station 8 SO a. m. EDITOR E. L GODKIN IS DEAD. Hemorrhage of Brain Immediate .Cause of Denijse. New York. Mav 2L Edwin Lawrence God kin, editor emeritus of the Evening Post, died in Brixham, South Devonh!re, Eng land. Ian night. The immediate cause of hl dath was a hemorrhage of the brain. EDWIN LAWRENCE GODKIN. which occurred last Saturday. Mr. Godkln suffered a similar stroke two years ago, but recovered sufficiently to go to England in 1901. He spent last winter at Torquay and moved to Brixham on May 2. He was In his seventy-first ear. Mr. Godkln was twice married. His first wife was Miss Foote of New Haven, Conn., by whom he had one son and one daughter, the latter dying In Infancy. His second wife. Miss Kathcrlne Sands of New York, survives him. SERVICES OVER COLI.IXS'S BODY. Piedmont Itunlne.. Temporarily Su- pendcil Fnneral To-Dny. REPUHLIC SPf-CIAL Piedmont, Mo., May 21. To-day loving hands lifted Into the baggage car all that was mortal of the late Captain "Dick" Col lins and it was borne away to lilgglnsvllle, to its last resting place. Religious services were conducted at the home, the entire business of the town behig temporarily suspended while the men at tended the services. Strong men wept at the funeral, there being very few dry cjes In the audience. A peculiarly sad feature of the sudden death lies In the fact that he was under engagement to attend the Confederate re union in lilgglnsvllle and make an address on Juno 4. Now his body is carried there two weeks in advance and burled In the Confederate Cemetery. Captain "Dick" was very much beloved by the people of this place and his sudden death will prove a se vere blow to the community. DOCTOR P. II. McGlTlTY. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Charleston. 111.. May 21. Doctor P. H. Mc Gurty died this morning. He was 31 years of age. FRANK BASLER. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Greenville, 111.. May 21. Frank Basler, aged 26 eors, died yesterday at his hom. south of thU city. The remains will be taken to Carlyle, 111. ALLEN REED. REPUBLIC srnciAL MaryvUle, Kas.. May 21. Allen Reed, aged CO, who was a member of the Kansas Legis lature when the celebrated Pomerov expos ure was made, died last night. Mr. Reed was a celebrated trave.er, having made three tours around the world. SIRS. IIEMtT M. FISHER. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Milan. Mo. May 2L Mrs. Fisher, wife of Judge Henry M. Fisher of Harris, in this county, died to-day of bronchial trouble. She was one of the early settlers of North Mis souri. THOMAS NEWELL. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Charleston. 111., May 21. Thomas Newel), a pioneer resident of Coles County, died to-day at the age of S2. FRANK BASSLER. REPUBLIC SPECIAL wVjyie" ?U" Ma- IL-The funeral of Frank Bassler. aged 26 years, occurred this afternoon from the Catholic Church in this city. He was a resident of near Wlsetown. FRED KUHLSCHMIDT. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Evansville. Ind.. May 21. Fred Kuhl schmidt of this city met his death at Shaw eii,ntJls a"fnloon y falling from a public building. He was 60 years old MRS. MARTHA E. FEAT1IERLING. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Centralla. III.. May 2L-Mrs. Martha B. Featherllng. aged ,7 years, died last night. S. II. CLARK. REPUBLIC SPEClAt. Paducah. Ky.. May 2L-S. H. Clark, a re- known men in Paducah. died last night. , The deceased was a native of Virginia. Miss Flora Mae Clark. leading lady with Carpenter's "Quo Vadis" company; is a , daughter. I ir.. ihi 'SPa ? l INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS 0E DENTISTS IN ST. LOUIS IN 1904. Doctor Burton Lee Thorpe of St. Louis Recommends Such an Under talcing to the Missouri State Dental Association in Ses sion at Jefferson City. $ . ... . .. ... 4t . .. . I " k - "4 DOCTOR BURTON LEE THORPE Of St. Louis, president of the Missouri State Dental Association. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Jefferson City. Mo.. May 21. The thirty eighth annual session of the Missouri State Dental Association convened here to-day with about 100 visiting dentists in attend ance. Tho address of welcome waa made by Governor Dockery and the response by Doctor F. H. Achepohl of St. Charles. Doctor Burton Lee Thorpe of St. Louis, president of the Missouri Association, de livered his annual address this afternoon. President Thorpe recommended that here after the regular meeting of the association alternate between St. Louis and Kansas City; that the history of the organization from 1SC5 to the present time be published; that the asroclatlon indorse a bill intro- WILD EXODUS FROM MARTINIQUE-MORE ERUPTIONS IN ST. VINCENT. Continued From rage One. must have been drowned. This was a work of much danger, as the sea was as rough as if a hurricane were blowing. FOOD IX PLENTY, BUT WATER MIW IS SCARCE. Supplies are here in plenty for the pres ent, but great suffering has been caused by the lack of water. All the natural water supplies have been polluted by the lava, which has delevoped sulphuric acid. Wa ter Is being doled out from the ships, and word has been sent to near-by islands for a greater supply. Extravagant prices are demanded for transportation. Those fortunate enough to WILD TERROR REIGNS IN ST. VINCENT. La Soufriere Shakes Island With Force of Terrific Eruptions, While Old Crater Within Six Miles of Kingstown Shows Signs of Ac tivity Georgetown and Chateau Belair Deserted by Fugitives Who First Fled There for Safety. Klngbtown, Island of St. Vincent. Monday, May 19. Another great eruption of the Sou friere volcano occurred last night. To-day there Is an alarming report from credible source that Enham Mountain, near the Marraqula Valley, an old and appar ently extinct crater. Is showing signs of ac tivity. This volcano Is only six miles from Kings town. Throughout Sunday the districts adjoining the Soufriere trembled and some of the shocks were felt here. Smoke issued from the craters and Assures of the mountain and the atmosphere throughout the Island of St. Vincent was exceedingly hot. LU.MINOLS CLOUD ALARMS WORSHIPERS. While the- worshipers were returning from church at :30 p. m. an alarming, luminous cloud suddenly ascended many miles high in the north of the Wand and drifted slug gishly to the northeast. Incessant lightnlrg fell on the mountain, and one severe flash seemed to strike about three miles from Kingstown. The thunderous rumblings in the craters lasted for two hours and then diminished until they became mere murmurings. The remainder of the night was clear. Ashsa fell from 10 o'clock until midnight. INHABITANTS FRENZIED WITH AWFUL FEAR. The inhabitants were frenzied with fear FUGITIVES GO TO GUADALOUPE. Expect Entire Island of Martinique to Be Destroyed. FROM THE NEW YORK HERALD AND ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC SPECIAL CORRESPOND ENT. PoIntc-a-Pltre, Guadeloupe, W. I., May 21. (Copyright, 1902.)-The steamship Hor toh has arrived from Fort de France, bring ing two hundred half-dressed women and children. The Salvador Is expected later, bringing many more refugees. Many believe the culmination of the ex plosions of Mont Pelee. which seem to be growing worse, will be the destruction of the entire Island of Martinique. The ciptaln of the Horton reports that when he passed St. Pierre the shores seemed one living wave of fire. Streams of Are poured down the sides of Mont Pelee. tho top of which was lost In a cloud of dense black smoke. AIR AT SEA FULL OF ASHES. Herald-Reporter Tug Runs .Close to Mont Pelee. FROM THE NEW YORK HERALD AND ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC SPECIAL CORRESPOND ENT. Dominica. W. I., May 21. (CopjTight, 1302.) - V'en the Herald-Republic tug. the Mary E. Luckenbach, passed St. Pierre Monday , on Its way back to San Juan, Porto Rico, ' Mont Pclee was In violent eruption. A column of ashes was reaching far Into the sky and stone were raining down upon the ruins of St. Tlerre. For ten miles out at sea the air was so thick with ashes that all on the vessel were compelled to remain "below deck to breathe with any comfort. .... i.i -.1 iy H. H. SULLIVAN Of Kansas City, recording secretary of the Missouri State Dantal Association. ductd by Congressman Joy, providing for t dentists In the United States Navy; that dentists be appointed in the State penal and eleemofynary institutions at the State's ex pense and that a cemmittee be appointed to draft a bill with this aim In view to bo presented to the next Assembly. He also recommended an International Congress of Dentists, to be held in St. Louis in 1KM. The association is holding Its sessions In the Capitol building in the afternoon and at , the State Penitentiary In the morning, i where clinics are held with convicts as subjects. The session will continue three days. own small baits that are sufficiently sea worthy to make the run from here to the nearest islands are making themselvs rich by taking away those who desire to escape the wrath of Mont Pclee. Besides those wha have gone, thousands are wait ing only for an opportunity to get away. NORTH HALF OF ISLAND is nuxMM; with fire. Two men of great daring penetrated the Island yesterday far enough to get a glimpse of Mont Pelce from Inland. They report that the entire northern half of the island is running with fire. The volcano is In constant convulsion. The men say that as the cloud? of smoke and fire lift the mountain can be seen thtowing out great quantities of lava and hot mud. which is so liquid that it flows like water and Is filling the valleys wi'h lakes, from which a sickening, sulphurous vnpor rises. With 330 tons of relief supplies on board, the steamship Reglna Fegente arrived this morning. at the time of the outbreak, dreading a repetition of the catastrophe which caused ruch terrible loss of life on this island. They ran from the streets Into the open country, crying and praying for preserva tion from another calamity. Reports received here from the districts in tho vicinity of tho volcano say that the rumblings of the craters were appall ing and that streams of lava are flowing down the mountain side. Tho villagers who had fled to Chateau Belair and Georgetown for safety are now pouring Into Kingstown, this being the fur thest town from the Soufriere. KINGSTOWN CONGESTED WITH FLEEING CROWDS. The Koial Mail steamer Wear Is bring ing refugees here from Chateau Belair. Kingstown Is now congested and the de mands on the Government are increasing rapidly as more and more people are obliged to leave their homes and business . The continuous agitation of the volcano and the absence of rain has caused the vi cinity of the afflicted villages to look llko portions of the desert of Sahara. ni'SINESS SUSPENDED. STREETS ARE KHPTV. A thick, smokv- cloud overspreads the island. All business Is suspended here, the streets are empty and every one is terror stricken. The feeling of suspense Is painful. Peo ple pass their time gaztng at the northern ky, where the thunderclouds gather and the mournful roaring of the votcano Is heard. Ashes and Dumlce are falling slowly In the out-districts. HEAVY SEAS, BUT LITTLE WIND. Ocean Disturbed In- Convulsions Beneath Surface. BY CABLE FROM THE REPI'tiLIC AND NEW TORK IlhRALD SPECIAL COHltESPONDBNT. Castries. St. Lucia. May 21. (Copyright. 1902.) With 200 refugees on board, the col lier Helga has just arrived from Fort de France. Many of those on board havcarc ly sufficient clothing to keep them covered. They said that they fled, believing that Fort de France was about to be destroyed as St. Pierre was. When they left the city hot stones and mud were raining into the streets of Fort de France and the Inhabitants had either taken refuge on the ships In the harbor or had fled Into the mountains south of the place. Many found means of transportation to other islands. While making the trip from Martinique the Helga encountered seas that almost swamped her. There Is little wind blowing, but the ocean 13 disturbed by some convul sion beneath, the surface. E. W. Grove. Thla name tnut appear on very box of thft renulne Laxatlv. Hromo-QulMne Tabltta. to remedy that cures a did In one day. 2j cents. I.- -.I .. Q. . .. .. . . i. 4, At New York Hotel. REPUBLIC SPECIAL New York. May 21. Among the arrivals at the hotels here to-day were The fcliow lng Mlssourlans: at. Louie H. S. Rumwy. J. Dickson, J. T. Davis and Mrs. Davis, Waldorf: O. L Teachcut, A. C. Cantley, G!ly: R. B. Dula, Hollan-I; P. E. Worthiniton. tartholdi: J. Fraley. Cadillac: F. Mcl!nry, Mnrrborouith: W. Alden. Grand; J. P. Parsont. Cosmopolitan: Mrs. M. A. Low ther. Broadway'Ceatral. Kansas City O. II. Ednards and Mr Ed wards. N. R. Fuller and Mr". Fuller, Herald Square; E. O. Williams. J. W. Kelly. Sinclair: M. Carleton, Manhattan: R. S. BlrrelL St. George: J. W. Dunn; St.- Denis; Miss S. Salea bury. Grand Union. St. Joeeph-J. II. Dvans and Mrs. Evans. Del evao. . Repatrln ' Flue Watchea And Jewelr? a specialty. F.-TV. Drosten. Seventh and Pine. TO MOTHERS Hrs. J. II. Haskins, of Chicago, 111., President Chicago Arcade Club, Addresses Comforting IVords to Women Regardiiig , Childbirth. "Deai: Mits. Pinkham: Mothers need not dread childbearinj after they know the value of Lytlhi E. Pink ham's Vegetable Compound. "While I loved children I dreaded the ordeal, for it left mu weak and sick MRS. J. U. RASKINS, for months after, and at the time I thought death was a welcome relief; but before my last child was born a rood ne: bor advised Iydia'H.I'ink Iiaut. . egotablo Compound, and 1 used that, together with jour Pills end Sanative "iaih for four months before the child's birth; it brought me wonderful relief. I hardly had an ache or pain, and when the child waa ten days old I left my bed btrong in health. Lvcrysprin".-,ndfalll nowtake nbottlcof Lyuiall.Piiilciiam's Veg etable Compound and find it keeps me in continual excellent health." Mits. J. H. Haskins, 3248 Indiana Ave., Chicago, 111. fiOOOforftit I! about testimo nial It not gtnuine. Cp-6 and careful counsel is wh tlie expectant and would-be mother needs, and this counsel nhe can secure without cost by writing to 3Irs. Piakham al Jymi, 3Iass. 0aaiSftfeS4eaS4fce Iiy the City. i 309999V99999999V99V9999, HECOHD l.i:itlv IJ. K. .Schnepp irai esterday appointed record clerk In the De partment of Public Buildinc!-. CURATOR TO Hl! STHPSOX Probate Judne Henuerson jesieraay appointed Wal lace W. Steward curator of hW step-xm. Fauntleroy Malhcns, who inherited 5C0.W1 from his father. HKPUHI.ICAN nAUU JinKTIXfi The Twenty-second Ward Republican League Club will miet this ctenins In the' club headquarters on Ev.ins avenue, near Pine street. Business, in connection wilh regis tration will be transacted. IXFAT OV DOOUSTIIP Kn Infant about a day old was found un the steps of Mr?. Annie Harris's houFe at o. 2S43 Mor gan street. Tuesday night. The police were notified and the infant removed to tho Be thesda Home. CKMin.lL APPROPRIATION BILL Comptroller Player and First Assistant Comptroller Lockwood are preparing the general appropriation bill, which will be in troduced In the .Municipal Assembly In about a month. The bill probably will not differ much from last cur's in tho aggregate of allotments. HURT OHTTIXG OFr CAR 'William 111. .11 eUl 3 I1UI, III u. ! JlUlbl" street, is .it the CKy Hospital suffering from .. nn...nn., I.nnlr n ml nh.Bt Tn I , , n try fit I Tl f to alight from an Easton avenue car at Eighteenth street and Franklin avenue ear ly esterday morning he fell to the pave ment. .MRS. AI.LAX C. GLASGOW DEAD Mrs. Nellie Mlhor Glasgow of No. 4117 Washington aenuc. wife of Allan C. Glasgow- died yesterday morning from heart failure. The funeral will take place Fri day morning at 1 o'clock from the resl oence. COAL I'OIt SCHOOLS The Board of Education estcrday opened bids for the surply of coal for the St. Louis schools. The contract was awarded to Boehmer Coal Company oer live other bidders. Their prices was $1.62' a ton. The highest bid was $2.01. SELF-CULTURE CLUB EMERTAI.V- ment The elocution class of the North Side Self-Culture Club presented a one-act farce at the hall. No. 1S.V Cair street. lat night. The piece wa entitled "Amanda." The per formance will be repeated to-night and to morrow mening a two-act comedy will be presented. JACKSON CI.l IPS OFFICER The Jackson Democratic Club, No 1103 Chouteau avenue, has elected the fo lowing officers for next ear: President, J. Pnrker; tcc president. Edward Wilson; secretary and treasurer. A. G. Walther; -ergeant-at-arms, .1 .1 Callahan; musical director Theodore Zelner. WORLD'S Fllll 11I1MIS Comptroller Player receied many letters from banks and capitalists for information concerning the $.-,0.0.OCi) issue of municipal bonds in aid of the World's Fair. Bids wl'l be received by Mnor Wells and Comptroller P!aer on June 2." The bonds will be delivered June 20 to the successful bidder. SUES PLANTERS HOTEL Henry Pfeunics sued the Planters Hotel Company and S. C. Do Jong, secretary, for JouO dam ages In Justice Haughton's court jestcr-l-v for nn ln'ury alleged to have been re ceived by falling against a steam pipe In me Turkish bath of the Pl.inteis last March. He avers that his arm was burned ICORPORATED The Sontliwentern Pneumatic Horse Collar Company, having a capital stock of $100,000. divided Into 2.O0O shares, valued at SIO1! each, filed urticles of Incorporation yesterday with the Recorder of Deed- l.orcn N. Towns holds 12.000 rhaies: Charles H. Sewail. 5?."".; Alfred G Huy. Mi): James A Stephenson, 10, and Mo?es Hartmann. 5. BENEFIT AT MEMORIAL HOME The annual festival and sale of fancy artlclss for the Ivntfit of the Memorial Home at Grand and Magnolia avenues, will be h'ld this afternoon, from 2 to 6 o'clock. As the home Is very much In need of funds to care for the aged one", the managers hope to have a large attendance. SUIT TO CONDEMN ONE-rOOT STRIP Suit was entered In the Circuit Codrt Ncsitrdav by the Chicago. Bur Ington and Qulncy Railroad Corr.n.-inj asiint Char'es !-- t nfimnii Roland II Losemann and W. G. Logemann to have condemned a s -"-curri one font wide, extending along First street. im feet and 7 Inches, r.f ar Chambers street ROYS ARE ARRF.STEn Willie M- culrc. 11 years old. Julius Timmer. 16 years o'd. and Archie Emeron, 14 vears old. were arrested earlv yesterday morning on sus plrlnn of being the boy.s who have been robbing the candv and chewing gum "lot machines all over the city In the last few wefks. They were found at Ninth nnd Pine street" nr a machine which had been broken open. Thev deny that they know anything about surh robberies. T. P. A.V TO HAVE A TRIX Pout A. Travelers' Protective Association, has mnde arrangements to go on a special train from St. I-ouls to Po'tlind. Ore., two weeks from to-morrow, for the national convention of the order, which w-'ll be In session June 5 to 7. The specisl fill arrange to pick up r "v of the Missouri delegates along the route. CLOTHES STOLEN" FROM PRISO.N'ER Mrs. Mabel Ivlns. of No. 2324 Pine street, who was sentenced to three months In the Montgomery County Jail by Judge Adams of the United States District Court, on a charge of passing counterfeit coins and then given a stav of execution vesterdav, appealed to the United States Marshal to help her in locating some clothes that she claims was stolen from her rooms. She was told to Inform the Chief of Police of the robbery as the United States authorities could do nothing In the matter. wy The Newest "Sorosis" Street Shoe A very fine vclour calf oxford, military heel, latest London toe, remarkable for style, $3.50. The most comfortable shoe that you ever put on your foot. Crepe de MoilSSeline just like crepe de Chine, embroid ered silk dots or stripes maize, yellow, poppy, the rose shades, ciel, cream, black and other shades, a very handsome fabric, 29 inches 45 cents a yard. Arabian Lace Tissue a happy combination of silk and cot ton stripes and plaids, a fine thin Summer fabric at 25 cents. Dotted White Batiste spotted in poppy red, China and royal blucs.black, pinkand other colors fine sheer -30 inches, only 12J4 cents. Also navy -round with white spots and linen erround with colored spots, 12 Vz cents. Arrived Yesterday 400 yards of turquoise blue linen can vas, the exquisite light shade that has been so scarce all sea son pure linen 36 inches wide, 50 cents. Safe of Shirt Waist Suits Just one hundred fine percale suits, all sizes, black and white and colors, neat for house wear were $5 to $6.50, on sale to morrow at $2.75. New Summer Shawls to be shown to-day, every desir able style in wool, silk-and-wool and all-silk. Cape Shawls in solid cream and in cream and pink of cream and blue, $1.75 up to $4. Knitted wool and silk-and-wool squares, cream, red. gray, and mixed colors, $1.00 to $7.50. Pure silk, cream, pink, blue, black, $1.75 to $14.00. Embroidered China silk shawls, $4.50. Dressing Sacques dainty, pretty and stylish new neg ligees white lawns, square neck, fitted back, beautifully trimmed in embroidery insertion and lace, at $2.50. With V-neck, yoke of fine tucks, elbow sleeves trimmed in embroidery, $2.75. Lace striped lawns, empire style, fitted back, trimmed in fine embroidery, at $3.50. Beautifully fine lace striped lawns, elaborate, with ruffling and lace, $3.75. Very handsome sacques, trimmed in Valenciennes lace, $4.50. Loose Covers for furniture this is one of our strong points. Our covers fit after being laundered as well as when new. Every good design in Art Cretonne, Denim and Linens. Will furnish estimates on request. &zaiK&toccri$amtf ' "war-claim" issue Virtually settled. .Methodist General Conference Practically Adopts McMur ray Compromise. r.ErrnLic special Dallas. Tex.. May 21. Unless the unex pected happens on to-morrow, the "war claim" issue of the Methodist Episcopal Church. South, has been finally settled by the General Conference as a disturbing mat ter in the church. That body to-day. after rejecting the ma jority report of the Publishing Committee, which advised in favor of keeping tho money: nnd the minority report, which de mended a return of oil of it to the Federal Gcvernment, adopted in their stead the Mc Munay compromise paper after it had been o amended as scarcely to resemble lu, orlilna! foim. The gist of the measure adopted Is: Thoe church agents who practiced "de ceptions, misrepresentations, concealments." etc., on Congress are mlidy censured; the fornW action of the College of Bishops, in offcrlns to the United States Senate to have the church retuin the money if the Senate should say so. is ratilled. affirmed and made the legal action of the Genral Con ference, and of the Methodist Episcopal Church. South; these proceedings, when taken, to close the incident Anally. The only chance for this rction of to-day to be rciersed or materially chin;ed lies in the fact that a spaelal committee of five, created bv the General Confeience after th2 adoption "of the paper, was instructed to revise it carefully, removing "grammatical errors. Inconsistencies, contradictions, neg ative features and other blemishes." and to report the papei back to the Genral Con ference to-morrow morning. This committee is composed of J. E. God bev of Arkansas, J. W. Jordan of Tennes see. Paul Whitehead of Virginia. W. F. McMurray of St Louis and G. B. Wlnton of Monterey. Mexico. The committee la at work to-nlgbt. The chances ate that their work of re vision will be adopted without serious oppo sition. Then It will be up to the Lnited States Senate to say whether the money juttfl STaSisik.ffi', '.BKi SSESSlgiSSi 5tl SKS-ISI take on renewed strength, until soon they become stout and robust. All puny and languid children need this great builder of pure and rich blood. Feel perfectly free to consult your family physician on all these subjects. He knows the formula for our Sarsaparilla. "All through the raising of ray family I found that Ayer's Sarsaparfl!a was Hi best medicine we could keep in the house am now past 74 years of atjs. and I know from experience that Ayer's Sarsaparilla is the best family medicine in tha world." T S. Akmstkokg, Koltomo, Ind. i.u .AflcnxWs. wo i EXCURSION: DECATUR, ILL., Inn Iihrmeiiatc Station, -ON- Sunday, MAY 25th. Wabash Lin will Mil acinlon ticket at tat fnllowlnir rates: To Decatur, tl.CO; Taylorrlllc. M.00: Utchfleld. J1.0O: Edwirtsvtle. &: ..1 corresponding rates to inte m d ate stations: root lolnr on tialn leaving Et Louis T:; a. m . re turning on train Intinc Decatur S:15 p. m., ai rrtlng ht. Louis :M D. m. shall be returned to ths United States Gov ernment or not. GRAND LODGE K. P. ADJOURNS; Dr. V. H. Hallman Elected Grand Chancellor at Hot Springs. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Hot Springs. Ark., May 2L The Oranl Lodge. Knights of Pythias after a thrt days' session, concluded Its labors thla aft ernoon and adjourned to meet next year at Pine Bluff, Ark. The following Oranl Lodge omcers were elected: Doctor V. II. Hallman. grand chancellor: J. II. Hineman. grand -Ice chancellor; N. H. Duffy, grand prelate; Den W. Bartlett, grand keeper of records and seal; F. W. Hoyler, grand master of exchequer: Andrew Pondor. grand master at arms; J. D. Yucii ly. grand inner guard: John W. Hall, granl outer guard; K. C. Thompson, grand ttus tee. After the exemplification of the secret work by Supreme Representative Thomas W. Milan and the Installation of grand of ficers elect, the Grand Lodge adjourned. Grand Council 17. T. C. at Joplla. ' RETUBL1C SPECIAL Joplin, Mo.. May 21. The eleventh annuel session of the Grand Council of Ml.-sou,-l of the United Commercial Travelers, which begin? at Joplin Friday, will be very suc cessful. The banquet will be tendered at Keystone Friday, and Lieutenant Gov ernor Lee will speak at Elks' Club Satur day night. Celebrated Ilia 08th Birthday. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Washington, Mo., May 2L Mr. Theobald Old celebrated his ninety-eighth birthday here to-day. Several persons from St. Louis were in attendance. & S5KSm3sS5 - IF"B HEIrtrrnl HHB (cot sTior illl Good building material Stone and mortar. Day by day the building grows, becoming higher, broader, more solid. The best building material Ayer's Sarsaparilla. Day by day it makes thin and pale children lC.AYERCOLovnn.ta. ) f'V- 3 zhr: ? i-r jr"v fS . . --fe4Lr & jf"