THE KtiPUBLJLC: THUKSDaY. MAY 253, 1U03.
ll JO-DAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF.
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
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.
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
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
Colonial Trust Company to elect new vice
The problem of caring for the visitors to
the Woild's Fair in the matter of hotel ac
commodations is occupying the attention of
Prather Knapp and Otto Hennerlchs won
first prize In the St. Louis University ca
Kellglous services over the body of Cap
tain Collins were conducted yesterday at
Piedmont. Mo. Tho interment will occur at
The Methodist General Conference adopt
ed the McMurray compromlso yesterday,
practically disposing of the "war claim"
Governor Yatej has iesued a proclamation
for the observance of May 30 as memorial
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
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.
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.
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
Fltiilmmons and Jeffries agree to fight
before the Saa Francisco Club, probably on
July 4, and have promised to sign article
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.
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
Naples, May U. Arrived: Lahn, New
York for Genoa.
Auckland, May 2L Arrived: Sonoma, San
Francises, via Honolulu, for Sydney, New
Southampton, May 31. Balled: Kronprlnx
Wllhelra (from Bremen), New York, via
Rotterdam, May 21. Arrived 1 Rotterdam,
New York, via BouIogne-sur-Mer.
Southampton, May 2L Arrlredl Bti Paul,
Cherbourg, May 21. Soiled i Kronprlns
Wllhelm (from Bremen and Southamplun),
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
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
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
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.,
GZAR AND PRESIDENT
French Official's Visit to Russia
Is Signalized by Much
OVATIONS AT EVERY TURN.
Officers of Visiting Squadron K
ceive Attentions Wherever
They Go State Banquet
T"arsko-S.'lo, Rusla, May 21. The Czar,
President Loubet, the Czarina and the Dow
ager Czarina attended a great review of
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
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
SERVICES OVER COLI.IXS'S BODY.
Piedmont Itunlne.. Temporarily Su-
pendcil Fnneral To-Dny.
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.
Charleston. 111.. May 21. Doctor P. H. Mc
Gurty died this morning. He was 31 years
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.
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.
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.
Charleston. 111., May 21. Thomas Newel),
a pioneer resident of Coles County, died
to-day at the age of S2.
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.
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.
Centralla. III.. May 2L-Mrs. Martha B.
Featherllng. aged ,7 years, died last night.
S. II. CLARK.
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 ,
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.
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DOCTOR BURTON LEE THORPE
Of St. Louis, president of the Missouri State
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
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.
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.
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
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
With 330 tons of relief supplies on board,
the steamship Reglna Fegente arrived this
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.
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.
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
Ashes and Dumlce are falling slowly In
HEAVY SEAS, BUT LITTLE WIND.
Ocean Disturbed In- Convulsions
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.
New York. May 21. Among the arrivals
at the hotels here to-day were The fcliow
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
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
Repatrln ' Flue Watchea
And Jewelr? a specialty. F.-TV. Drosten.
Seventh and Pine.
Hrs. J. II. Haskins, of Chicago,
111., President Chicago Arcade
Club, Addresses Comforting
IVords to Women Regardiiig
"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
Iiy the City.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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.
.Methodist General Conference
Practically Adopts McMur
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,
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
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
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.
Inn Iihrmeiiatc Station,
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.
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. '
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
Celebrated Ilia 08th Birthday.
Washington, Mo., May 2L Mr. Theobald
Old celebrated his ninety-eighth birthday
here to-day. Several persons from St. Louis
were in attendance.
- IF"B HEIrtrrnl
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
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