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VH5fe irr 1 T THE REPUBLIC: STJ2JDXY. ' TO2sT3 1. 1902. FLAN TO ENTERTAIN m9mmmm9mmmmmm99mm9m Distinguished French Visitors Will Inspect World's Fair Site in Carriages. BRIDES POLO AT THE COUNTRY CLUB. -jr9: Hk 1 1 M&m&i .X nTsm I'll wftr erjfi 4nsnsMsnsnHI ! I ft ? t A ?C Sr -f& i , i i Ef- ur Countess Will Be Guest of Honor at a Reception by Daughters of the American Revolution. Plans for the entertainment of the Kochambeau party occupied the Ceremo nies Committee of the Exposition yesterday afternoon. A partial programme was pre pared. Telegrams from Thomas "W. Crld ler, European Commissioner for the Expo sition, Indicated that the French visitors would depart from New York for St. Louis not later than Monday evening. Assistant General Passenger Agent Clarence L. 3X11 ltSry departed from the city at noon yes terday to meet the party In New York. The arrangements for the reception of the dis tinguished French Isltors has been for warded to them. On Mondav the party will start from New York in charge 'of Mr. Htlleary and Mr. Cridler. Their train arrives at Union Sta tion by tho Big Tour at 6.15 p. ra Tuesday evening. The ilsltors will be met at the Station by Chairman Fpenccr of the Com mittee on Ciremonlcs and the French Con sul. Louis Seguenot. who will escort them to the Planters Hotel. President Francis win call on the visitors Immediately afier ,. nt-f1i.nl at fhf hfltll. lie will be aC- companlfd by the members of tho Commit tee on Ceremonies. At 11 Wednesday the party will take spe cial cars at the hotel to ride to Forest Park, where carriages will be provided for a vllt to the World's Fair site. The Ex position buildings will be Inspected. The carriage will be driven from the site to the Country Club, where luncheon will be served. A polo and goir same will be wit nessed by the visitors The party will leave the Country Club at 6.30 p. m. and return direct to the hotel, arrKlng at 7.39 p. m. Wednesday evening such function will be hfld at the hotel as may be determined npon after conference with the French Conml and a. committee of French resi dents of St. Louis. Thursday at 11 o'clock the gentlemen of the party will bo taken In carriages from the hotel to the river front, to take a trip on one of the steamers Luncheon will be served nn the boat. Th Countess Roch ambeau will be entertained nt breakfast by Mrs J. L D. Morrison at 1. The Countess nlll be taken from the place of luncheon to tho residence of Mrs. George H Shleldi for a reception by mem bers of the Daughters of the American Revolution at 4 p. m. Th; gentlemen of thri party are due to return from the river trip at 4 p m , and will take carriages for a ride through the city, returning to the hotel at 5 30 p. m. Thursday cenlng a re ception will be tendered to the visitors at the St. Louis Club, from 8.30 to 1130 O'clock. . A revised list of the party Includes: The Count ana Countes Rochambeau. Count Lahune de Lafajette, Viscount de Cham brun, attache of the French Embassy: Jean Gullltmin, eubdlrector of the Cabinet cf the Foreign Minister: Robert de Billy, secretary of the Embassy; Jules Boenfoe chancellor of the French Embassy: the Baron de Rothlcob. ofllcer of the French Navy: Michael Lograve, General Commis sioner of the French Government to the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, and Ed ward Wellhoff, his necretary. RETURNS IN WIGGINS CASE. Scullin and Wade Deny Charges of Mississippi Valley Trust Co. Returns were filed yesterday In Judge Wood's dhision of the Circuit Court by John Scullin, Festus J. Wade. George L. Sands, Ernest Pcusnet and the Wiggins Ftrry Company to the suit brought by the MUslrslppl Valley Trust Company against them and A. C. Church to restrain the transfer of certain Wiggins stock of the voting pool and to have the pooling agres ment dissolved. The case was set for trial yesterday, but was continued. The Wiggins Company states that It makes no reply In regard ta the agreement and that It Is not a party to any such agreement. The return denies that the company Intends to pell to the Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railway Company any of Its property. Mr. Scullin and Sir. Wade in their return adopt the return of the Wiggins Company and deny that they have attempted .to de liver over the property of the Wiggins Com pany to tne umcago, hock isiana i claflc Company. flanfl mid Ponimet denv that they have been 'under the domination or control of Scullin and Wade. MEETING OF LIBRARY BOARD. Hears Report From Carondelet Trip of Inspection. The Board of Directors of the Public Li brary met yesterday afternoon. The pur pose of the meet'ng was to receive a re port from the special committee which had visited Carondelet on Tuesday to inspect the various sites offered In that district for a. branch library, and to discuss matters connected with the Exposition - property. No positive recommendation was made as to sites, and no decision was arrived at by the board after a long discussion; but pref erence pointed decidedly towards a piece of ground offered by Mr. W, W. WIthnell, fronting on Michigan avenue, between Fill more and Wilmington road. Another site proposed by a committee representing Ben ton Park region was briefly considered. The board authorized the refunding .lo the Exposition Company of money paid on unexpired insurance, and authorized the Committee on Administration to rent the buildings temporarily for unobjectionable uses. mm NEGRO ACCIDENTALLY KILLED. Stray Bullet Struck William Win dom While Walking on Street. William Wlndom, a negro, living at No. 1429 Chestnut street, was accidentally shot and killed last night while walking on Franklin avenue, near Twelfth street. The bullet was from a revolver in the hand o( Thomas Kartell, a negro, living at No. HCSS Franklin avenue. Farrell was arrested and admits the shooting. Farrell and "Bud" Tucker, who has a bootblack stand near Twelfth street aid Franklin avenue, engaged In a quarrel, dur ing the course of which Farrell pulled his Tevolver and fired four shots at Tucker. Wlndom was walking along the street with a woman at the time and one of the bullets struck blra In tho back, lodging near the heart. He died in th natrol war.m M1 wjL.SiJL-tt tne us? uizpc3ary. Miontln eaiied much exclteraer -f If . ?I3 r.trs2t'ri"riur -t.cpp-10 oi u ume. KINDERGARTEN TEACHERS PLAY Annual Festival Brings Together Three Hundred Instructors. Toschers played children's games yester day at the annual play festival of the St. Louis Public Kindergarteners, which occu pied the whole afternoon nt the Union Club. -Jefferson and Lafayette avenues. Three hundred kindergarten teachers par ticipated In the grand march, which was led by Miss Mary C. McCullouch and Miss Mabel A. Wilson. It was followed by a free play. In which the teachers repeated the intricate figure marches and gestures that they Impart to their pupils. The move ments were In harmony with music. Miss Gertrude Crocker at the piano and D. K. Howells. cornetlst, furnishing the time. Hope Wants the Courihouie. EEPUBL4C SPECIAL. Hope. Ark., May 3L At a mass meeting held at the opera house this afternoon W. is Foster was elected chairman and J. IL Arnold, secretary, the object being to take active steps looking to the removal of the courthouse from Washington to Hope. An executive and finance committee were appelated. & IBl $w ' tin' " 'iiri " T'i-f For th is Refrigerator. We n ave a most complete stock of Ice Boxes and Refrigerators in the low-prictd, medium or very fim grades. The above is lined throughout with galvanized zinc. Has bronze trimmings and pat ent tra.vs and air flues. It is air tight and easily cleaned. Actu ally worth 39.r0. Special Sale of Favorite Gas Ranges. Ths "FaTorite" is the best and most economical gas range made. It uses ORDINARY AIR AS FUEL, mixing 80 per cent with 20 per cent of gas. thus making a BIG SAVING IN TOUR GAS BIIXS. A guaranteed perfect baker and cooker. Warranted In every way by the makers. $18.00 $2.00 Cash $2.00 Per Month. $20.00 For this splendid Couch. It Is covered with heavy pan tasote. which looks Just like leather, wears as well and costs half the price. It. Is everlastingly durable. This Couch Is suitable for office or home use. It represents a high grade of workmanship. It Is fitted with noiseless steel springs. Any shade can bo furnished, but the popular color Is a dark olive green. WRONG BERTH AND BOTTLE. Iucidcnt of Jefferson Club Party's Trip to KanhiiH City. Members of the Jefferson Club are re lating jj :- -.n which om. curred remutly tu 11. 1. Comti ss offlwr of the Jefferson Club. Mr. Combs was go ing to Kansas City last Thursday night In company with Ilarry B. Hawei. and W. J. Kljnn, when he brcame rather dry-throated. Combs knows what's good for an ailment of that kind, and he turned to Mr. Hawes and asked a significant question. Mr. Hawes told him that Mr. Flynn had "it." Mr. Flynn was In another car. "He's in the front sleeper." said Mr. Hawes, "lower No. 11." Determined to relieve his sufferings. Combs started out in search for "lower No. U." He found it. Ooenlng the curtain he said, -plantively, and with o!cc afflicted: Tat, gimme the bottle." There was a slight shuffle en the inside of the berth and presently a delicate band held out a flask containing mlik and capped with a nipple. In the midst of his astonishment and tjerpleilty. Combs heard the plantlve walls of a baby from within the curtains, and. slipping the bottle back under the curtains, whence It came, bs tiptoed a hasty retreat. The delegation left Kansas City on their return trip last night, and will arrive home to-day. Organize for a Poultry Show. BEPUBLIC SPECIAU Mexico, Mo., May XL A poultry associa tion, having a membership composed of fanciers in Audrain. Callaway and Mont gomery counties, was organized in this city to-day. It-was decided to held a. three-day need not take S3? For this China Closef. It is of solid oak, well finished and stylishly and durably butlt. It has glass door and sides and vcrv tasty carvings. It is almost a necessity wheie pretty table ware is used. Easily worth 814 CO. just think! The above set, the entire output of a lare factory for them, that we csn sell but one kS show here during the latter part of Decem ber. The follcmlrg officers and exocutlv committees were selected: PreMdent. r. M. Hereford Fulton: lce president. J. A. at-aw, VcKittri'V: secretary jnd treasurer. K, M f, 3XcX2C ',CCyf,Vte C-'T!T"lTT"-f J. A. Kahlmjerl New'Florence: V. E. McDonald. Thompson: J. H. Iinnpson, Mex lf3. ir.-l H. E. Marlow Tnbett OPPOSED TO ARCHBISHOP RYAN Apjioiutment on Indian Commis sion Thought to Be Unwise. RPPUnuC 8PECIAL St. Joseph. Mo., May SI. Tho thirteenth annual conference of the West Missouri district of the Evangelical Synod adopted a resolution before adjourning to-day, pro testing the appointment of Archbishop Ry an of the Catholic Church, as a member of the Indian Commission. This protest will be forwarded to St. Louis, and from there to Washington, with a similar protest adopted by the Missouri district. The objection Is based on the ground that the appointment would be mixing church, and State, and this Is considered -Inimical to the best Interests of all concerned. The ofllcers elected are: The Reverend William HacKman St. Joseph, president: the Reverend I. T. Seybold. Wellington, vlco president; the Reverend D. Buchmuel ler, Lexington, secretary; the Reverend A. T. Umbeclc California, treasurer. Kansas City and Hlgglnsvllle are candi dates for the next conference, the decision to be made by the officers of the body. "Borne swell turnouts are advertised in the "Horse and Vehicle" columns of to-day's Republic One hundred and forty-one ads. Read then over. ilS fr CASH or If CREDIT, And all prospective housefornishers should get our prices before position to save you money. With our large number of stores to handle big quantities of goods, we buy for less, and so can our word for it compare 2 Rooms Kitchen and Bedroom, Furnished Complete th all necessary furnishings, THbV ARK PERFECT HEPS. They havi the latest sanitary improvements. The air having free access to all parts ol tlit- beddtng, affords tl.e on'y proper method of ventilation. Room for all bel clothing, THE WHOLE INTERIOR IS OF STEEL, with woven wire spring and spiral supports, metal head and foot ends. In th:s bed are comb ned the best parts of the iron bed with the best parts of the wooden kind. It is simpler, stronger and better than any folding bed made. '''lEllii! ' consisting of one larp;e bowl and half dozen saucers. All Complete for IScl As to and have distributed it amoug our different stores. This is such a remarkable ofTer, to each customer. Your 26-1128-1130 CORNER OF EUROPEAN PLAN INSTALLED. American System Will Be Aban doned at Planters. Beginning this morning at 6 o'clock tho Planters Hotel will become an exclusively jjrnpAftv h-iur, Tr Tr'. ' - f i- commodating guests ms Lor., ubandened and from now on the more modern plan will be adopted. Manager Henry Weaer says that the Changs' will not effect the prices charged, but will afford a more commodi ous system by means of which the ssrlco can be bettered, and the general clan of the hotel expanded on up-to-date lines. As heretofore a table d'hote dinner will be scried from 4 to J JO o'clock p. m. A club breakfast will be served between 6 and Vi a. m.. which will be In conformity with tne prices which customers have been in the habit of pajlng. There will tx no change In the personnel olthe management of the hotel, save that occasioned bv the absnce of certain members of the staff who will be away during the summer. Practical charge of the management will be given to Mr. Callahan until the return of Mr. Weaer from Mackinac. orkgos coujrrs" nEruni-icAjrs. Resolutions Indorse Aklna nnd Ker ensDelegates Selected. BEPUBIJC SPECIAL Thayer. Mo., May JL The Republicans of Oregon County met in convention at Alton to-day and elected delegates to the conven tions as follows: To the State Convention J. R. Hearle. John Buchanan. C. S- Gohn; to the Judicial Convention Q. M. Durst; to the District Senatorial Convention W. F. Crabtree. 1 O. Ecksrd. W. R. Wlllard. Owlaa a th. rrr mn i.iii Credit Is CoocF at our prices. FREE We have on free exhibition a beau tiful model home, all furnished com plete from front porch to kitchen. Come and see it. It will give you new ideas in furnishing. On the fifth floor. Patent safety elevators every half minute. Iff' .4IN $lll 82.00 Per flEnnih &l kI VS S fc OLIVE ST. ALLEV. nominations were made for county offices, but the following committee was appointed to name a ticket: b Sachs, C. S. Ouha, W. Il!Wt!'"td. i"-.imw Tn-f9 adopted Indorsing both Aklna and Kerens. A. M. Strub'.e was rt-elccted chairman of tho County Central Committee and C. 8. Gohn was re-elected secretary. .' BEVIER POST OFFICE IN ASHES. Effects Were Saved From Diaaa troua Early Morning Fire. REPUBLIC 8PECIAI Iievier. Mo.. May 3L A disastrous fire in the center of the business portion of the city early this morning destroyed the Be vler State Bank building, with Thomas's photograph gallery above, the Post Office building adjoining, owned by Rowland Bros , the restaurant of A. O. Macey, dry goods and notion store of A. H. Gullllek and the residence of William Hardlsty. The restaurant and dry goods and notion store were owned by Mr. Hardiity. A loss of between 110,000 and $12,000 was suffered, covered by Insurance. The majority of goods in the buildings were saved Postmaster Francis secured another building and moved th; Post Office effects without loss or inconvenience to the patrons. Two Prisoners Broke Jail. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Eureka Springs, Ark., May SL Will Mc Dermott, charged with grand larceny, anl Andy Johnson, an ex-convlct, recently re arrested, charged with horse-steallnr, es caped from the Jail t BerryvlUe. this Cauntr. Thursday night. buying. We are in a particularly favorable all over the country and our immense facilities sell for less, than the other stores. But you 3 Rooms Kitchen, Bedroom and Parlcr, Furnished Complete with all necessary furnishings, JpOif For this Chiffonier. In construction and work manship it is all that can be desired. Has beveled tilting mirror, five large and eas -working draw ers, each fitted with sepa rate lock. Bras pulls and escutcheons. Regu larly worth 69.03. how we can ?o it we bought and there will be such a rush MATTINGS, per yard OIL CLOTHS, per yard INGRAINS, per yard INGRAINS, per yard LACE CURTAINS, per pair PORTIERES, per pair ROOM RUGS, Brussels ....20c ....22c ....25c ...35C ...75C 11.75 ,$8.75 CASH or CREDIT. GAVE $1,000,000 TO BRIDE? Anurevr Carnegie, It Is Said, ifte membered Pittsburg Girl. Pittsburg, May SI. If Miss Harriet M. t.-....jt ,cv!- tior wi.. gift from Andrew CaraugU, no one in the Lauder home, on Pennsylvania avenue, can be Induced (o admit It. M'ss Lau&r became Mrs. Js.t C. Green wr on Thursday, and to-dy a story, re ported to t-e on the authority of Doctor Greenway -f Hot Springs. Art, father of the bridegroom, was told to the effect that the retired ironmaster had given his niece a million dollars. The members of the tender family say they will not discuss tee affairs of the young pair Mr. and Mrs. James C. Green way went Cast after the wedding on Thurs day, and wfll spend the cummer In Scot land, visiting Andrew Carnegie part of ce time. George Lauder, father of the bride. Is a favorite cousin of Carnegie. Miss Lan der is, consequently, not a niece, as was said in the dispatch from Hot Springs. When Carnegie visits Pittsburg; he always stays at the Lander home. If you really want work, read over the four hundred and sixteen "Help Wanted ads. in to-day' Republic Township Convention nt Pans. RKPUBLIC SPECIAL Pana. I1L, May ZL The Democratic Town ship Central Committee baa Issued a call for a convention to be held June 7 for the pur pose of selecting delegates ta the County CosTcnUss. 95.0 W mM 1 Iff For this Sideboard. This is one of the season's most populac pat terns. It has richly carveJktop and base, and lined drawers. The. mirror is a splendid piece of r?- ,- ,.- t , M t r . xtcucu piaic gias, ocavuy ucvy eled. It is well worth 33.00. "A j Special Sale of edroom Suites BBC 8 Jul, This is a flrst-clas three-piece Bedroom Suit, and consists of bed. dresser and washstind. It is a beautiful pattern, elegantly finished and most durably made. The bed and dresser art decorated with raised carvings and tha dreser is fitted -with fine French beveled mirror. $27.50 CARPETS. I TAPESTRT BRUSSELS... TAPESTRT BRUSSELS... VELVETS, per yard MOQUETTES. per yard AXMIN8TERS, per yard AXMINBTERS, per yard 38c 50c i .75b 90g ...S1.00 ...S1.35 .$13.85 ROOM RUGS, Velvets CLINTON Untlng Will SCHOOL PICNlC--fc Be Held at Forest Park Highlands June 0. T?S armJ' .!S?te o! Clinton School will be held M vh 7"uis Hu:hind cv- 5rii -Jzr-JZ'v-" -; sett--: Tts- - band, and the SL !xuls fife and drum eorna. Bheriff Dlckman win be gTanu marshal of the parade. The officers in charge of the arrange ments are: President Tbeo. F. Hagenowr ecretary. E. IL Christie; treasurer, Henry Una. Committees- ' Music Julius Hatenwlcht. chairman; Theo. Conrades. Doctor EL Brtbacb. Albert Schjnk. F. W. Dollman and Doctor Georga Bock. Finance Henry Neon, chairman: L. Tohls, Robert Gaertner, 3. A. Welssenbern. E. J. Helmerichs, c. C. Crecellus, A. Tj. Wehrhelm, Henry Hell, Doctor eTs. B-, wend and Doctor W. K. Altken. Entertainment F. J. Ebllng, chalrrsanf George Luth. F. L. Seidel. A. E. Kls4er- vaier. jonn it wall. H. Bockstruek. M.-J. Trezler, Jacob Mueller. B, AndersaB-and, Refreshmects Fred W. Eggllnr, chalrr Maack. Joe Schmidt and E. A. CoVaea.n5 Transporutten-August HeakeL caalrar J. C. Fleming. L. C. Kordraeyer, I, F, M" ler. A. Joquel, Doctor E. W. BberteiaJ' SJ H- V VainllebejxB. ivmSmt. , G H. Klett LonU Bayer and H. Fry &ae awell turnouts are advertised la tie jJk orse and Vehicle" columns of to-daif " 5aJHe. One huadred and f orty-oae ad - -Read them over. w j. . w .? 9 $ i 1 i - 4 m Jff i m 4 m I .JT -- 4il I fc-i - .. -rm 1"