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Benntors Resent ITis romparison
of These Atrocities With Cruel
lies in the Philippines.
Illegal Executions Jlorc Bitterly
Condemned by Kepresentative
Men of the South Than
by Any Others.
Washington, D. C. May 2L President
Roosevelt, In his Memorial Day address yes
terday afternoon at Arlington, made some
utterances which have astonished Washing
ton and brought down upon him extremely
sharp criticism. Democrats in Congress ac
cuse him cf "waving the bloody shirt" and
of making a bitter, unjustiflable and sense
les sattack upon the South.
Republicans admit tint this characteriza
tion of his remarks Is pretty near correct,
and expiess great regret that the President
did not consult some of the leaders of his
party with respect to the propriety of cer
tain passages In his address.
The parts of the speech which are criti
cised are tho reference which the President
made to lynchlngs in tho South and his
comparison of the!e atroclt's with the cru-
ties In the Philippines, find h's comment
Uonr Southern denunciation of Northern
.arfare during the civil conflict.
Members of Congress, both RenuMlcans
and Democrats regret that the President
raaa thess remarks, which are construed
bm an almost direct attack upon the South.
Southerners Indignant.
Senators and Representatives from the
Southern sections &re extremely peiere In
their condemnation. They say the chargo
the President makes against them Is abso
lutely without Justification.
"As I understand the President's re
marks," said a Southerner, "we Senators
from tho South who are criticising the army
Jn the Philippines are accused of upholding
the practice of lynching negroes. The
charge Is false. We do not believe In lynch
ing; wo condemn It as Ugorously as tho
President or anybody eke. While I was
serving n the Governor of my State I per
sonally drafted a bill to prevent lynching,
and the bill became a law. It was a most
drastic measure.
"One of Its provisions was that when
ever a Sheriff should permit a prisoner to
be taken from his custoiy and put to death
his office should be declared acant. I
Instated that the law st.ould be executed
faithfully, and It was so executed. No
man has done more to suppress lynching,
according to his opportunities, than I have.
The same attitude has be. n taken by the
leading men all over the South.
"I'renident Is i:rr:itlr."
"Another thing the President rajs I ob
ject to. He puts the responsibility for the
attacks on the Philippine army on tha
descendants of the Confederates, if I un
derstand his languape. Now, It Is a fact
that tho resolution under which the Philip
pine Commission Is Investigating the charge
j of cruelty brought against our armv was
! Vliot Introduced In the Senato by a Southern
Vnan. nor even uy a Democrat. It tiaB In
troduced by the Senator from Masa
ceisetts, Mr. Iloir, an old abolitionist, and
Mft Hoar has suggested some of tho most
Important lines of inquiry that have been
pursued and has been instrumental in se
curing some of the mot important wit
nesses that have testified before tho con
mission. "I do not care to characterize th Presi
dent In connection with hie address to
day. I will simpl say that his remarks
ft? rcr ?! !
to be President of the united States.1
Has Estranged the South.
Another Southern Senator, speaking In
similar vein, expressed his abhorrence of
lynchlngs, and told of the efforts he had
iaade to suppress them In his State. It mad
him indignant, he said, that the President
should charge him, along with others of
his part of the country, with (jiving their
tpproval of lynching.
'JThat was a very unwise nddress," con
ned the Senator. "It will serve no useful
arpoie. its effect will be to arouse Eec-
lonal feeling. 1 cannot lmaelrte n level.
(headed man saying such thlncs. How dif
ferently Mr. McKlnley would have spoken
on sucn an occasion. In fact. It would
never have entered Mr. McKInley'e head
to make sucn a charge as Mr. Roosevelt
made to-day. I do not think the South will
care much for Mr. Roosevelt after this. He
Is dead so far as my section Is concerned."
Another Southern Senator predicted gen
ernl condemnation of the President's ud
dreis throughout the country. "The pre
of Che United States." he said, "will stout
ly rebuke the President for bis ill-advised
and extremely unjust remarks."
- Xh sentiments of such Republicans us
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or fjjimor oun-rr
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"I rom time to time there occur In
o-ir country, to the deep and ever-
lasting shame or our people, lynch-
O lnes, carried on under circumstances
of Inhuman cruelty and barbarity
a cruelty Infinitely worn than any
that has even Deen committed by our
troops In ths Philippines; worse to
V the victims and Ir more brutallzlns
to those irullty of It. The men who
fall to condemn these lynchlnss, and
O yet clamor about what has been done
In the Philippines, are Indeed guilty
of neglecting the beam In their own
& eye while taunting their brother
about tho mote In his. Understand
t me. These ljr.chlngs afford us no ex-
cuse for frfllure to stop cruelty In the
Q Philippines. Every effort is being
0 made, and will be made, to minimize
the chances of cruelty occurring." s
Prom I'resldent Roosevelt's Memorial
Day address at Arlington. '
0 s4sB
were willing to express their views was
that the President had been lnjudlelaus;
that he had not helped himself nor his
party by what he had said, and that the
army would not stand a whit better for the
President's defense of it.
Blackburn's Comment.
Senator Blackburn Of K-ntucky said:
"I Lave no criticism to pass upon any
public speech the President may make. It
is a matter of Indifference to me what he
says. If, however, he considers that in de
fending the proposed Philippine policy of
the administration. It Is necessary to
refer to Ijnchlncs in this country to Jus
tify the atrocities said to have been perpe
trated by the army In the Philippines, it
is but poor Justification to say to those
who are In opposition, 'you are another.' "
Representative Lattimer of South Caro
lina: "I think It was Inappropriate to take ad
vantage cf such an occasion to make a po
litical harangue.. The people went there to
pay ih-ir solemn tribute to th dead. Ail
scntionb were interested In that worthy
t:lbute. Under the circumstances It was. In
my judgment, highly improper for the head
of this great nation to indulge In political
utterances which had a t-ndency to de
stroy tho effect of the appropriate remarks
he made In the earlier part of his address."
Senator Berry of Arkansas:
"I have no comments to make upon the
President's speech in the newspapers. What
I have to sa on the subject, and I expect
to have something to sjj, I will say In the
Ilooicvelt'a I'oiltlnn.
President Roosevelt's position In the mat
ter together with his reasons for speaking
"Ji" did at Arlington are embodied In the
following statement made by a h'gh ad
ministration authorltj to-day:
"The rreldent is quite prepared for a
storm of Democratic wrath over his Me
morial Day speech at Arlintgon. He made
the speeth after long consideration, because
he thought that the time had arrived for
the Commander-in-Chief of the Army to
apeak plainly and he will follow that speech
up with others in the same line If he thinks
tr.at the situation requires further treat
ment at his hands. The President had no
thought of attacking the South on the' sub
ject of lynchlngs and he was careful not to
mention the South. But if what he said
Is a shoo that fits anybody In the South
who has been defending lynchlngs by pub
lic speeches or condoning or approving them
by silence, then he can put It on. Just so
long as the opposition In Congress attacks
the entire army Just so long w'U the Pres
ident be In favor of defending the army
against its traductrs. even if the Issue has
to be carried into the approaching cam
paign." Cochran" Canntlc Attack.
Representative Cochran of Miss url said:
"The most brutal lynching that ever oc
curred in the United States occurred at
Leavenworth, Kas., where a negro man
charged with outrage was burned at the
stake In broad davllcht In a eitv -nHh n
population of :. Nine-tenths of the peo-
Pie of Leavenworth were present at th
lyncl.hig. as were also some of the most
weanny ana mnuentiai citizens or tne State
of Kansas. The capital of the State is only
llfty miles away, and the Judge of the Cir
cuit Court and the Governor of the State
2 un P,a? ilmen JSSTtSSf
It. therefore, well becomes the President ,
of the United States to cast reflections on
the peop'e of the South, where these crimes '
are of almost dally occurrence, and where !
white women are hardly safe In making a
neighborhood call Yot. I think with all
these crimes boiled down Into cne. that one
would be respectable compared with the
criminal attitude of the War Department In
It course In the Philippines Compared
with this atMtude. savagery ftma respect
able and all known violations of the law
In this countrv mere sensational enlodes
"If we can find anywhere In the United
P'atfs a reflection of the highest type of
civilization nnd chivalry, we ought to look I
for It In the White House nnd among the I
advisers of the American President Yet I
we find In high places men who are willing
to base their approval of the conduct of
our soldiers In the Philippines upon a libel
arcrlblng similar conduct to the Union Gen
erals during the Civil War,
"Nowhere else on earth excepting in South
Africa and the Philippines have soldiers
made war upon women and children. 'Kill I
all over 10 years of age oueht to he written
on the credentials of every Republican nom-
Inco for Congress placed In the field this '
& "trill AFUi VtllSTl nn4 uk.... 11
year. "Kill nnd burn and reduce the mim
try to a wilderness ought to be Inscribed
on every Republican banner. And I think
If this were done, the President and the
Republican leaders generally would be win
ing to adopt these wretched Insignia aa
campaign battle cries."
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Original of Becky Thatcher in "Torn
Sawyer' Is Now Matron of the
Home for the Friendless.
Kept Indoois Yesterday by Bain,
He Was Compelled to Postpone
or Abandon Propox-d Excur
sion to Scenes of Bovhood.
iit a FTAfT conp.n?roxDn:,T.
Hannibal. Mo.. May 3L "I'm afraid we'll
have to put a hoop around Mark Twain's
head before he leaves Hannibal." said Mrs. ;
Laura Frazer. Mark's first sweetheart, now ,
"I'm afraid he'll be 5Poild," she con
tinued, "but I suppose If there was any
danger of that It would have happened
long ago."
Mark's first sweetheart, who Is believed
to be the original of Becky Thatcher In
"Tom Sawyer." Is now a. matronly lady,
whoso memory Is still clear concerning
those early times.
"We lived right across the street from
the Clemens family," she said, "and I saw
Sam, as he was known to Us then, nearly
every day. Yes, as children we were at
tached to one another. I remember tho last
time I saw him. It was Just before we
parted for the last time; we were seating
on Bear Creek, and I can distinctly recall
that I had trouble in getting on one of my
skates, and Sam performed the service beau
tifully for me.
"I havo a little remembrance of a date
much later. It was the time when he was
married. He sent me a wedding card, bat
did not know my husband's name, and sent
the card to my brother, addressing It. 'Mrs.
,' to my first sweetheart, whom I knew
twenty-nine ears ago.' "
Mrs. Frazer still has this card, which she
prizes highly.
Last night Maik Twain met Mrs. Frazer
at dinner at the heme of Mrs. John H.
Garth, and the talk reverted to the inci-
dents arid the friends of their youth. This i
afternoon Mark visited Mrs. Frazer at the
Home for the Friendless.
A story nttaehes to a visit made by
Mark Twain yesterday, of which no word
has yet been said When Mark was Sam.
and perhaps "Tom Sawjer" to boot, he
knew a girl whose full name was Azelia
Ermlnle Cordelia Tranquilla Emlile Em-
rlne Penn. Her father owned Mark's birth- I
place, a house In Florida, Mo.
The visiting author rememliered thenamo
Azelia. etc., Penn, and found that the
lady was now Mrs. Fowkes. 70 years old,
living on Sixth street In Hannibal. He lost
no time in calling on her.
A clfuded sky and a drizzlin
morning prevented any excursion to outly- 1
Ing places which possess a sentimental at
traction for Mark Twain. Fatigued by his
busy Memorial Day, though ho said he
enjoyed it greatly, he kept to his room !
until noon a proceeding entirely unaccount
able to those who remembered Sam Clem
ens as the boy, whose father saw that he
rose promptly with the sun.
Dlictmses I.onncy nnd Its Treatment.
Returning to his hotel late last night, ho
was still in the conversational mood, and
talked to two or three listeners for an hour
or more. At this time he received an un-
- iin in ill ..mm p i.j.L'jf-" y- vnKv 'v'WfAvs.
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BSssilgr W'SmtM f- f&&$A - & & vL?zy- -- -?- '0m v-Vim
TWAIN STANI'ING IN I'lt'i.M ol HIa Ol.L i'nU JN HAN.NIBAU ' fjpf (J -JX ' -jj J - - -. jv) yl Tj
lntellifiible telegram from New York, which ! "J?58 mv s1""" afctinn for you all and
,,,. .imK- "tnrte Tw-iin trv !.. i 1 nls town wl1 rc 1 "Vnt mv b'v-hood Good
read simply. MarK iwaln, try Lannibal j by HASTTNOS MacADAM
hotels." "
Is tho man who sent thnt a lunatic," he I
.,.,. ,ivinfr
Queried, taming
"I'm trjlng oni
chiefly to himself.
one hotel now," he continued;
"No. let's see. Is It paid for? no. collect.
That man Is not a lunatic." This last very
The subject of lunacy suggested, he con
tinued: "I've often been In lunatic asylums
as a guest. I remember once in Belfast.
Ireland, where there Is an Immense Insti
tution, the superintendent's Idea was that,
dangerous lunatics should be treated as if
they were sane as If they were not the least
dangerous. He allowed them the freedom
of the asylum grounds. He was very phil
osophical, and thought that to humor In
sane men was tho way to cure them. Per
haps It Is. but that superintendent was
killed by some of his lunatics just a few
days after I visited the place."
SIny Jiot Visit Fnmoo Care.
Trobably Mark Twain will never revisit
Famous Cave, about two miles south of
Hannibal, the cave where he often went as
a boy, the cave which housed "Injun Joe,"
the cave In which "Tom Sawyer" and his
loved "Becky Thatcher" were lost.
"I know all about that cave," said he. "It
Is clear In my mind now down to the mi
nutest details, it i go to it now It win
be only a sentimental Journey. I suddosq
m. .. . f v s
there is ouv on ming cnanged about It. In
the old days there hung In it a copper cyl
inder, filled with alcohol and in the alcohol
was a corpse the corpse of the daughter
of a St. Louis doctor, a well-ltpwn man
of bl. day, who, however, wv. tint given
(lrd. Tit,
310.. SUNDAY. JUXE 1, 1902
ere lit for Irsinity, only eccentricity. He
caued a metal lar to be fixed into the rock
wails In a narrow passage, far back under
the bluff, and to the bar he attached the
tjl.nder. Never had human being such a
"I gue3 that the cylinder L now gone.
Hut I am not anxious to Investigate into
su"h a ghastly matter."
It Is said that "Injun Joe" Is still living
near Hannibal In the person of a haif
breed Ind.an. who is fully it") years oU.
If so. the person who ro Impressed Mark's
imagination, that tre nortiatt of "Injun
Joe ' resuitel. rr.ui-t not be thought of
harshly. Yesterday this- person walked a
full ra'ie to pre-sert Mark n.th a bouquet,
which he did impressively and in siienc.
Mark's honest thanks made the half-breed's
face glow with pleasure.
Hotel 'llironcril With tin- Curium.
"This morning the hotel was aain
thronged by visitors who Lame to ?:e Mark
Twain. Amor.g them was Charles Curls,
another of the now gray and feeble men
who iiaed with Mark when he was a boy.
I irue. ' s.id e'uitB. "no day pass.-d
here fifty years ago when I didn't see Sam
Clemens. I went to scnol with him, ,iayed
with him, and did everything that he did, I
guess. Many a time I havo been down to
the cave with him and remember several
Instances when we were lost for a brief
time among its endless wmdirgs."
This afternoon I visited "Injun Joe," or
Joe Douglas, the half-breed here, who Is
accorded the disifnttlun of being the gen
uine "Injun Joe" by everybody in Hannibal
save Mark Twain, who Is noncommittal,
saying only that he may as well have the
honor as an body else.
"Injun Jv-e" telis that be has been known
by that name since the fifties, when h
was taken to Marion County trom Mexico.
Ho is half Mexican and half Cherokee In
dian. In and around .Hannibal he has
worked for several families.
I'earril flccnuve nf HI Snorlnjj.
When he first came here he was greatly
fearet by the negrou. Given shelter by a
i. S-" family trie memLirs of the latter
1 feared th..t re would il their throatas or
btaip them .n the night, and guarded him
wtih siiiitguus. Tlun ai;a.n hearing him
snore the., Imigin-J that he was on the
waipatn. that the' guttural sounds weia
war whoops. Whether or not he contribute
mjr.. than the urac to trie charac;er In
Mirk Twaln'k boK. the facta show thit
tho suggestion for such a character lay in
his life. V
At this late day Joe Douglas is a per
sonality of interest. The only Indian in
town, without education, cheated and made
'. game of incf-santl. he has accumulatad
I property and m iney to the extent of several
I'.ousand dollars.
' He has learnt 1 to read, and eagerly en
deavors to get the newspapers. He married
a nrgro woman, who is nw del. anj he
lias no relati.t: to leave his pos-esUons. xie
i has made no will, and savs that he pre
1' rreil that his mun Eu to (lie State tnan
iu auj uuuj lie ivuui..
Author (itieu a-Vihltinsc.
Tlie afternoon was srent vUiiir.g by Mirk
Twain. His sister-in-law, Mrs. Or Ion Clem
ens, came down from KeoKak, a , to mee:
him, and he epeut a portion of bis time
with her He paid the ,rom.sed vi:t o
Mrs. Praser, and stopped a time with
others of whom he knew or who wshed t
know him. Returnins to his hot t 6
o'clock, he re eived In the parlors -if tne
hotel the members of the xligh fcclool
clss. to whom he iravu diii.omas last n got.
The oung rcle were acco ded a go id
time by their gn!al. jollj. fascinating hos..
which the. vv ill remember for life.
He entertained thexn as usual with remi
niscences. Tins time it was of a momen
tous ocashn in yo ith, that he told, when
he wotked assiduouid) to set the measles.
Another ooy had them; he wanted them,
too. Tho othrr boj sV"iI ) have no sue!
nnoi oiy
lie tot into the other bas
house, but w i3 eullared bv his father and
marched back to the little home which s'lil
Mai d- on Hill sueet. Hearing the other
boy's father advise his mother to ktep him
inc-Keu in n room, ne jump"i irom a second
stoiv window, landing almost on the head
of the father of tb Soy with the mcale.
I 1t( 4- ln,.nli AnT flflnanriifff TTa I - . . 1 V-. w I " . i--T. - "?V .llfTi-'7 OTIS' j
who hid juit st irted av.av from the Clem
I ens house He was again relumed into du
raln this . ranee vile, but iscan'd. penetrated to the
bedside of the boy vv th the measles, got
lnto bed with him and got the mearle
"They were not what I expected they
would be." said he.
Address Iiefore I.nblnnnh Club.
At S o'clock he prepared to attend the
reception at the Lablnnah Club. There the
society cf this city formall welcomed him
He partook of punch served by Hannibal's
handsomest vouag women, all of whom hu
claimed as Ms sweethearts of the third
generation. He responded to a welcoming
address, holding the as mbled admirers
for fifteen minutes, midday between tears
and laughter. Concluding, ne said.
"As this is probably mv last visit to you.
mi old, old friends, and you my new
rrtenos. ana to jiannimt. i want to cx-
Secretary to the British Embassy at Paris,
who Is mentioned as the probable succes
sor to the late Lord Pauncefote as Am
bassador from England to the United
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Definite Decision on Acceptance nr
Rejection of Peace Term
Is Wanted.
London, May 31 England has notified the
Boers that terms must be accepted to-night
or a final refusal of the British offer must
be given.
This was the Government's plan when Mr.
Balfour announced ho would communicate
the progress of peace negotiations to. the
House of Commons Monday.
If a definite announcement of peace is
made, as expected. Monday night will bid
fair to rival the celebration which occurred
when tho relief of Mafeking was ofllelally
announccd In May, 19i.
Throughout London arrangements Dave
already been made for num'ercus peace din
ners. The arlstocracay wlU "maffick" on no
small scale, and doubtless the denizens of
W'bltechapel and the various West End
quarters will Invade tha Strand and other
thoroughfares with their wild exultation.
Rewards for Kitchener.
For Monday afternoon every seat In the
Hou"e of Commons Is already pre-empted.
If the statement bf the" Government leader,
A. J. Balfour, comes up to expectations,
little will be done in the United Kingdom
that day except exultation over the end of
the war that has tried the spirit of the na
tion to the uttermest.
Already the w'seacres are saving that
Lord Kitchener will be made an earl and
receive the thanks for Parliament, accom
panied by a substantial grant of money.
One of the curious features of the war is
the remarkable way In which Lord Kitch
ener has deepened the awesome respect.
kin to fear, with which the British nation
regards him and his laconic reports, and
his utterly Independent prosecution of the
campaign In South Africa haa heightened
his military reputation to such an extent
that he has actually become a god to the
average man In the street.
Yet he Is universally admitted to have
next to nothing In common with his coun
trvmen or their Government
Great financial magnates, whose Informa
tion regarding the ccdlilons In South Afri
ca has often been better than the Govern
ment's, and those whose interests there ire
almost as great as the Empire's, declare
that Lord Kitchener is the sav or of his
Torrents of Mud Fall Near Vire
Pelee Puts Workers to
Fort de France, Island cf Martinique, May
31. 7 p m. At half past one o'clock yester
day afternoon the submarine cable broke
again, and at I o'clock Mont Pelee was In
violent eruption. Reports received here say
the North Craters are pouring great tnr
tents of mud In the direction of Vive. Yes
terday evening there was an enormcus
eruption of sti am and ashes.
This morning a correspondent of a New
York newspaper went to St. Pierre with
the Government party engaged In burning
the bodies of the victims of the first erup
tion, but the party was forced to leave,
the volcano throwing out volume of black
smoke and loud detonations being heard.
Tho Riviere Blanche Is again the curso
of a torrent of Intensely hot mud, giving
oft steam and falling Into the sea. A por
tion of the party which went to St. Pierro
this morning was In considerable danger,
and the Captain of the boat which took the
newspaper correspondent and his compan
ions to the ruined town Bays he will not
return there again.
Acquaintance of River Days to Be
Renewed at Columbia.
Mexico, Mo.. May 31. Captain J. W. Bry
an of this city to-dsy received a telegram
from Mark Twain, who Is now at Hanni
bal, Slo. Inviting the Captain to meet him
next Tuesday In Central a. and accompany
him to Columbia, where he will receive the
degree of L. L. D. from the Missouri State
Captain Bryan was well acquainted with
MV. Clemens when he was a pilot on the
river and will accept the Invitation to ac
eoxsoanv hlca to Columbia,
WILL IO? C3-"BT JL"W"."H"?
Grave Assemblage Started by
Demonstration in Debate
on Philippines.
Washington. May 31. Hissing in the Sen
ate Is so unusual that when I", occurred m
the course of the Philippine debate to-day
it created a sensation.
Mr. Spooner of Wisconsin w.-i3 speaking,
and rcterred. Incidentally, to the Jtory that
a thousand Filipinos had been put to death
by American troops In trenches which they
were compelled to dig
Mr. Lodge of Massachusetts said the sto
ry had been denied by the father of the
soldier who had started it. and that the
j War Department had cabled to General
Chaffee tr it,certam the faers
Mr. Carmack of Tennessee Interrupted to
say that no doubt the soldiers wnald deny
the story, as all soldiers In the Phllippi-it ..
had been required to do. His remark was
greeted with hisses from the gailariei. the
demonstration of disapprobation calling out
a sharp rapping of the gavel from the chair.
Mr. Spoocer occupied nearly five hours of
to-day's session In completing his speech
begun on Thursday. His eloquence an 1
earnestness attracted tho attcrtlon of all
Senators nnd of hundreds of occupants of
the crowded galleries. He maintained that
the United States could not leave the Philip
pines "like a coward" and abandon peeip.e
who had come under American protection
thus surrendering them to "tyranns ard
chaos." He did not believe In the admission
of tho Philippines to the Union as State",
but In the con luct of the islands nothing
savoring of Imperialism had been suggested
except for party purposes. He charged tnat
an incessant effort had been made by the
minority to put this couitrv In the wrong
and to stain the country with dishonor.
In the course of his spcch Mr. Spooner
becama Involved in a spirited colloqu witi
Mr. Hoar of Massachusetts, dur.ng which
Mr. Spooner read a statute of the State of
Massachusetts, which offered a reward of
COO for the scalps of male Indians over the
age of 12 years. Mr. Hoar declared that It
was a cruel and barbarous law, and Mr.
Spooner himself did not attempt to justify
It, simply citing it as an Instance of cruel
ty In the fighting of savage natives.
Mr. Peltus of Alabama discussed some of
the legal phases of the Philirplne ouo-tion
and Mr. McLaurln of M!-slsippI insisfd
that the Democrats In tre Senate had not
slandered the arm, as had been charged.
1W Ml II'"
i TT J1S., 175 S.
j iixaimig jiijpsv&ii!
For St. I.onla and Mcioitj showers
and vrnnner.
311saourl Miorters nntlnt warmer
lu aouthTreatf Mnniln showers.
Illinois Miniver nniln; anil Mou
da) cooler Mondny In north.
ArUnnsna I'ulr Sunilrt mill Moniiny.
Ent Tcxns Purtly cloudy Sninlny
anil Monday.
West Texas Fnlr. contlnned warm,
Sunday and 3Iuudny.
1. Suit Will Be Instituted Agaln3t Ex
Mayor Zlegenheln.
4. Denunciation of Phelps-Kerens Deal.
French Visitor's Leg Is Fractured.
5. Career of English Shipping King.
Shot Himself In Front of a Mirror.
S. How Counterfeiters Are Run Down.
Austrian "Yankee" Hermes the Nobles.
Furious Rear Half Kills Pursuer.
9. President Loubet Talks of Peace.
Course of Travel for Our Young Men.
Insight Into Life of French Capital.
10. Army Reduced to 65.137 Men.
Banquet to Lawyers Closed State Meet-
U. Tammany's New Triumvirate.
Conditions That Baffle Geologists.
12 River News and Perronals.
IS. East Side News.
14. Plan to Entertain Rochimbcau Party.
W'rong Berth and Bottle.
Meeting of Library Board.
1. James J. Hill as an Empire RuIIder.
Immigrants Break All Records.
2. Lord Beresfcrd Naval Reformer.
Tralnload of Shows for Elks' Carnival
Passing of Old-Time Mall Carriers.
3. Prayers for Peace In British Churches.
Samuel Gompers on Coal Strike.
Democrats Will ray Railroad Fare
of Their Delegates to State
nnruELic special
Jackson. Mo.. May 31. The Democrats ol
Cape Girardeau County met In convention
here to-day and elect'd the following dele
gates to tre several State conventions:
St Joseph W. J. Roberts. A. C.
Schinuke. Louis Houck. Charles E. Will
ams. John A. Hope.
Springfield W. II. Miller. J. W. Llm
baugh. R, I. Wilson J. I. Ellis. F. E.
Iiurrough. S M Gre-n. J. W. Hall. W. J.
Roberts T. D Hir.es. A. D. J. Burford.
St. Louis John A Hope. M. L. Spradllng.
Alexander Vasterlins. G. C. Kinder, B. W.
The convention indorsed the candidacy of
James D. Fox t r Supreme Judge, and W.
T. Carrtnst.n for School Commissioner
and passed a resolution heartily indorsing
the s rvices of W D. Vandlver, repre
sentative in Cengress.
Tho resolutions passed by the convention
Indorse the Chicago and Kansas City plat
fortr.s, and tre m ir.pgemi nt of State af
fairs, since tho Democratic party has been
In power.
Other resolutions were:
That the tlcl-K&tes is, a .liv leta , m.
i rent th Eiemo-recy ef Cape Girardeau County to
I n .. M3 .-n ibimions ce requiriC to
pledge thf merited not t. use or accept frt
t-anspcrtalion from any railroad of this StatA
j In rrjer to atnnd suca contentions,
i Tnat the atusl !rarlins expenses cf any or
all delegates this da selected be paid by th
rctnocratlc t ountr Centra! Itsmmlttee. If re
quested thereanto br any o- all such dfleates.
' and tnt the cjmmittet immedla'eljr arte- th
fc .. 'iirr. nent f Tls concern in make a col ectlcn
for this p rpo-e from lnn.crats cf this county.
. Thit th" d. ma'' to tte State Convent'on ba
ar! a bT-!v in'tructed to urge upon the con
I vnt'c.n a d-c.aration In the party platform fa
orlr;r an amendnirnt to cur existing statutes
prorldlng that every railrr-ad cf this State fur
nishing fie traafportation. directly or Indl
reeiv. to any btate i-cjru or municipal officer
be na-d in the earn of ILGao for each and every
eire-ie. ene-half to Co to the Informer and ths
other hair ti the school fund of tha countr In
r.,,ivi, n niiitiiuni II JJ- t'C fUU. BHQ IOC 01X5-
ecution fir such offense cf furnishing freo
trinspcrtallon to county, mi.nlcli.al and Stats
offi. r a y railroad -nav l maintained and
p-e-secuted at anr time within flfteen years after
men tran"tcrlat!on ravr hare ben furnished
bt such railroad cmtinv. ana thnt nnv st.
i connir or municipal officer accepting and using
I suh free rallrotd transportation shalL on con
I w.ion. forfeit his ofPre.
'TP Tiv v
iiHLey s
4. June WeddlrgsL
Miscellaneous Society News.
E. New Problem In Philippines.
Automobile Tore Through Crowd.
6. Notes About Society In Neighboring
Important Nevada. Mo.. Wedding.
7. Social Duties of the Wife of the Presi
dent of France.
Pattern Department.
5. Stage Tclk and Their Doings.
Mysterious Case of Lost Identity.
9, Ccm Lower: Oats Higher.
1 Science of Vdcanoes.
10. Happenings t.f Week Among the Lodges.
11. Egyptian Ruins Are Duplicated in Mex
Agricultural Statistics.
12. Talk of Successor to Lord Pauncefote.
Paris Season Unusually Gay.
Reid Not Afraid of Knee Breeches.
Pages 1 to 7. Inclusive. Republic "Want"
mi! Real Estate Advertisements.
S. Response to Demand for More Hotels.
Births, Marriages and Deaths.
I. Mark Twain Visits His Old V Teetheart.
M V'i
.rung yuarreis w itn Premier llsbury.
2. Baseball and College Athletics.
3. The Republic Form Chart.
Fair Grounds Races.
4. National and American League ver
State Matchmaker Arranges WedJl -.
5. News of the Turf.
Pugilistic Gossip.
' e. EdltorlaL
Public Stage as an Educational Factor.
Husband Cannot Legally Open Wife'
7. Gift for Employes of Continental Banfe.
King Quarrels With Premier Salisbury.
Tornado In South Dakota,
8- Former Wife Thought She Was Married.
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