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Two Big Picnics nnd Many Smaller
Outings Contributed to
the Pleasure.
Sample of Governor's Economy In
dorsed in the Illinois Re
publican riatf'orm.
Paul De Liniere, Xine Years Old,
Received Fatal Injuries in
llvsterious Manner.
Ernest E. Shannon Found Dead on
Torch of His Home in
Winstanley Bark.
Fa bsh ff ?7 fln aV c t!i
brands of Cigars In the world!
Bills Were All Approved by the
Executive and He Is Re
sponsible for Their Be
ing Contracted.
republic special.
Sjirlnitncld. IIL. Ju'.y 4. We ucresenecUy In
done the clean, honest and economical adminis
tration of Stale affairs under Governor Richard
Tales, and e point to the busnesillke conduct
of the departments of the Stale Government as
Indisputable xroof that the welfare of the treat
Male c-f Illinois demands that the Republican
party remain In control of Its affairs. From the
Platform of the Republican State Contention.
Ie It enacted, etc. That the sura of J3C.030 per
annum, or to much thereof as may be .necessary.
Is hereby appropriated to pay the ordinary and
coQlincerl -xpnse of the I. N. G. and Naval
Militia of Illinois. Krom Session Law cf the
Last Gereral Assembly.
Illinois Republicans who feci that their
State administration should be Indorsed
this year ought not object to a plain state-jn-ntf
the manner in which the taxpayers
money has been expended by the "clear.,
honest, economical and businesslike admin
istration of Governor Richard Yales" I
than confine rnjself to a fe simpie facts
and che the Governor and his apologists
the opportunity they will improve no doubt
to explain u. the peopie.
The books of the btate departments and
the penal and charitable Institutions In Il
linois are balanced on the thirtieth day of
citry June, for the reason thai the uuex
perKied appropriations on that day lapse in
to the treasury, and accounts for the new
year are opened Once In awhile this pro
vision la cbansed by the bill making he
The IaM. Legislature appropriated for the
year. 1901. the magnificent sum of J3B,C0
lor the annual tour of ouij of tne National
Guard. It is true about fci.0.0 of this sum.
It is claimed, was expended for armory
rents. When the books In the Adjutant
Generals' olRcc were balanced the other
day it was dls-overel that all of the C03
Ot) had b-en expended, and there were un
paid bills to ti.e amount of nearly S100.WO
due various persons on account of the en
campment last jear. The Adjutant Gen
eral's oftiee acknowledges a deficit of oer
J50.0CO. and it is certain the estimate U In
exc"s of that sum.
Itevponallilllty Fall on Governor.
Thi money was paid out, or the bills
were contracted, directly under the super
vision of Governor Richard Yates, who
muii. undfr the statute, approve all bills
before th- State Auditor will draw a war
rant on Hie State Treasury. Governor
"Yates cannot sh.ft the responsibility. He
must stand In his own shoes and assume
ThM enormous sum over J2S.00O. taking
the figures of the Adjutant General's ci
lice was scattered with prodigal hand
during an encamrment that extended over
about two months. When the bills are all
In It will doubtless be found that the total
will reach at least CW.W. This is J150,
( a month, or iS.OTO a day.
What rat-hole, what cavern in the sea,
was filled w.th this vast sum? There w-as
one regiment in camp each week, and- In
cluding rank and file, noncommissioned,
eomt.-ffsloncd ofilcers, field and staff, the
average number each week during the en
campment could not have exceeded 1,0X1
Imagination wholly falls to account for
an "economical." or "honest" or "business
like" expenditure of a day each for a
Total of l.vv men. The entire guard couM
hate been lodged and boarded at the bet
hotels In St. Louis or Chicago for less than
thatoflgure. The best hotels in Sptlngfleld
cater to their custom for half that pric
per diem. It Is not necessary to lntlst on
this point. Even- citizen of the State
knows it is true, will the Governor render
an account of his stewardship of the pro
digious militia fund? It is in order for him
to show that it was honestly and economi
cally expended.
Did Soldier Get Their Shore?
Did the soldiers get it did they get even
their share of the $300,000? They probably
got all the law allowed them, and the ex
act figure for the entire National Guard is
SZf,Ui.i2. There still remains about $24j.
o0 expended during the two monihs, for
the Governor to account for. He will shojv
that $22,CX) was spent for transportation
an average cf nearly $2 a man, wnlch is a
frightful extravagance, considering the ac
commodations furnished the rank and file.
There still remains $223,000.
The item of groceries, usually so Im
portant In feeding a body of men. amounts
only to 8.3; butterine, JL07S; meat and
lard, $3,S5. Under the grocery head was
Included bread. Here we have about $17.
009, and there irtill remains over $200,000 for
the Governor to account for.
It was the people's money, wrung" from
them by the taxgatherer. What has Gov
ernor Yates to say in defense of his militia
Adjutant General James B. Smith, it is
paid, expects to save $25,000 or $30,000 this
year by consolidating tie regiments into
brigades, and having one brigade meet
near Chicago, saving transportation. The
negro regiment will not be permitted to go
into a. camp of Instruction at alL They are
expected to swallow their chagrin. They
y111 vote the ticket, anyhow. The white
boys are the ones that require some pam
pering and coddling by the Governor. They
ore a pretty Independent set of fellows.
Taten Ilendannrters Here Expensive,
General Smith's estimate of saving this
year is rry high. If he Is not extremely
cautious he will show that the headquar
ters of Governor Yates cost the taxpayers
of the State at least $100,000 during the
two months' encampment In 190L The ap
pointment of General Smith, by the way,
Ik one of the few really good ones the
Governor has made.
I am not attempting to fix any part of
the blame upon the late Major General
Iteece. He was a soldier and certainly
countenanced no extravagance that was not
ordered or requested by his superior, the
Governor Indeed. I know of one instance
where he entered a vigorous protest to
livery bills being contracted by one of the
Governor's secretaries and charged to the
National Guard. J. L. PICKERING.
Young Hair
That means rich hair,
heavy hair, no gray hair. Is
yours thin, short, gray? Just
remember, Ayer5 s Hair Vigor
always restores color to gray
hair, all the dark, rich color
it had years ago. It stops
falling of the hair, also. Has
been tested for 50 years.
"About a year ago my hair nearly all came out. I thought I
would try Ayer's Hair Vigor. I used onlytone bottle of it, and
now my hair has come in real thick and a little curly.'' Mrs.
Lizzie M. Smith, Saratoga, N. Y.
tlM. Uttn&a. J. C. ATSB CO, LjTn, JUa.
Father of Boy Has Asked for a
Coroner's Inquest Child Had
a Difficulty With Two Girls
Shortly Before Found.
Gasping in the throes of death, with his
i neck broken and several bruises about his
head, Paul, the 9-year-old son of Mr. and
Mrs. Paul De Liniere of No. 28 Laclede
; avenue, was picked up from the sidewalk
j in front of his homo yesterday afternoon at
j 5 o'clock.
i He had Just left his playmates on Ewlng
; avenue, between Olive and Laclede, after
a difficulty with two girls several years
- w
Son of Sir and M Pad Dp Llnlce whose
neck was broken ye'erdsy.
older than himself. How the wound was
received none can ssy. It may be due to
his fall upon the sidewalk. The father,
who is a brloV.ljer, has ark'd f"-oner
Funkhoucr to Investigate, and an Inquest
will b held to-dny.
Children who 'wre with the boy make
conflicting statements. Some say that one
of the girls with whom he had n difficulty
over some trivial Incident that happened
whUe they were paswlng. struck him across
the neck with a torpedo cane. The name
of the girl has not been ascertained.
When struck, it Is said, the boy started
for home, and his playmates continued
their amusements. Several moments later
Virginia, the t-year-old sister of Paul,
found him. and, calling for the help of Ed
na, an older sister, they tried to drag him
Into the house. The burden was too much
for them and they called their parents, who
were in the rear. The child, was carried
Jnto the houe, where he died befcre a phy
sician could be summoned.
Wife Will Next Be Tried for Death
of W. H. Mayes.
hepuijlic srncTAL.
Joplln. ilo.. July 4. A Jury to-day in Divi
sion No 1 or the Circuit Court gave W.
G. "Wagner a sentence of ICO days in Jail
and a fine of $100 for the killing of W. H.
Mayes at Webb City about two months
ago. The woman will havo a separate
trial on the charge of murder.
In Division No. 2, where the Bayne case
Is on trial, the court toek a recess to
day. Osteopath Elect JVctt Officers.
Peoria. lit. July 1. The Illinois Osteo-
TiatnS fit ffenlr tltlriMal tMEiInn ,
ed the following officers for the ensuing
j year: President, A. F. Melvln, Chicago;
w vco4ut:Mi. a. jr. x-iiu nioomington;
secretary and treasurer. Miss Mary Kelly.
Chicago; trustees, E. W. AtUlns. Clinton;
Canada Wendell. Peoria; J. V. Cunning
ham. Bloomlngton; Doctor DresseJ. Toulon:
Fred Blschoff, Waukcgon.
Three Lie Dead.
St. James, Mo., July 4 N. Kothcnhefcr,
an old and respected citizen cf St. James
and a member of the Ancient Order of
"United Workmen; Mrs. Sluice, an old
woman who came here some time ago for
treatment, and a grandchild of John
Sewell, a leading merchant. He dead here
to-day. The three will bo buried to-morrow.
Paducah. Ky., July t. Mr. Edgar Hall
of Shelby, Miss., and Miss Eva Vickery of
this city were married here to-day.
Chicago. July 4. J. Irving Pcarce, for
many years the proprietor of the Sherman
House in this city, one or the best known
hotel men In the United States, died to
day. He was 73 yeirs of age. Death was
the result of a general breakdown of his
; t '""whj' V- , -1
K . rw ' '
7 Q . e , 1
Am . m it H ')
Tired of life, Ernest E. Shannon. Z5 years
old. of Winstanley Park. East St. Louis,
took chloroform Thursday night, and wus
found dead yesterday momtns on tho front
porch with his head wrapped In bedJlng.
At the Coroner's inquest, held at the
Bcnner-Brlchlcr morgue yesterday after
noon, a verdict of suicide was returned.
Shannon has been a resident of Winstan
ley Park for several years. He had recent
ly been emplojed by ,a grading company.
He has been despondent for the last week
and has tcld his wife and several of his
friends that he was tired of life. They
tried to chtcr him. tut nithoul success.
Thursday eienlng Shannon secured
chloroform at an East St. Louis drug
store, saying that he wanted it for lini
ment. He carried the bottle home, and
whUe his wife slept he got out of bed
and taking a pillow lay on the porch. He
wrapped his bead In bedding and huiurated
a. cicth with the chloroform, which he
placed over his nose. This was the way he
was found by his wife early yesterday
Minor Accident..
Albert Tubbs. a switchman, as hurt by
a. moving freight car, which struck him on
the shoulder, dislocating it. Kurrus's am
bulance removed him to at. Mary's Hos
pital. His injuries are not perious.
Mrs. M. Hennessey of No. II South
Second street, Eust St. Lcul.i. attempted
to hammer a blank cartridge Into a re-,
volver, when it exploded. The papr wad
ditig In the cartridge inetratcd her leg
to the bone and waj extracted by Ixctor
E. H. Littie.
Thomas Moore of St Louis was ac
dcentally shot In the right fo.t. Tfce in
Jury la not serious.
cci.i:mi.vno. ny m-:cket onuuns.
Alton, "Without onirlal I'rocrnmmt,
Ubserte the Uuy nt Will.
The rti:dents cf Alton d:dn't i.o!d any
oQlcIal celebration of Independence Day.
Several clubs and societies held picnics. In
which the public generaly, participated.
The two most Important plcnlrs weiv thoso
of tfce Alton lodges of the Independent Or
der of Odd Fel.ows. which W3 held at the
North Alton Park, and that or the Alton
Catholic Club, held at Itcck Springs Park.
A Urge croud attended the odd Fellows'
ctlebratlon. a.id several thousand persons
visited- Rock Springs lark during the day
and evening.
In tho day a special music programme
yes given at tfce latter place by the White
Hussar Hand. Addresses were made, the
principal speakers being the Jleiercnd Fa
thers HefTercon of Areola, III., C A. OTleil
ley, pastor of St. Patrick's Church, In Ed
ardsvlll; Thomas L. eu-.ack assistant
pastor cf S3. Pcttr and Paul's Cathedral
in State street. Dennis Hyan of Spring
field. III.
In th day several athletic events were
guen. among them two ball games, the
first between the Maroons and Sentinels,
r suiting In a victory for the latter by the
score of 11 to T. and the Spaldings and Lin
co.n. Mottoti or Springfield. IIL. resulting
In ni victory fcr :he former by the score of
10 to 2.
Arthnr McDonald and Willie llerller
Played With Iterolver.
Arthur McDonald, the H-year-old son of
former Fire Chief Andrew McDonald of
Alton, was shot, perhaps fatally, yesterday
morning by a playmate. Willie Bertler. In
whosj hands a 22-caIiber pistol was acci
dentally discharged. The accident occurrad
at Liberty ahd Union streets, where the
two boys had been playing for some time.
The boys hid been playing with the levol
ver. and It went off. the bullet entering the
breast of oung McDonald between the first
and second rit. Doctors Bon man. Taplicrn
and Shaft were called In consultation, and
the physicians pronounce the wound serious
ind give small hopes for the lad's recovery-
Alton Aotes and Pemonnls.
, Mr. &aJ Mrs. John .".'. Uramro-iad of St.
Lcrol. rent tte Fourth to jrarju of Alien
KdwanS Half of RnckbrMs 111., was a vis
itor In Alton yesterday.
Mrs. Mry Jan's of Jwrth Alton IIJ Jhcrs
day nlcht after a tinsertm 'llr i h- a ht
Iran old and Ieae Mi cblUm. Mrs. Jvius
wu the v.Mow fuw1 laces. Jjr n.nny yea'
tl,e leeper of the North Alton Tarrt 011 tn.
Cos! Ursneh read, a famoci i.Ll?e in the ante
bellum day The funeral mil tak: pUee l.ils
afternoon from the heme
Death of Mm. Ellen Clement.
Mrs. Ellen Clement of Alton died Thurs
day night at the home of her son. E. A.
Clement. In drove street. Mrs. Clement
su S3 years old and a native of Vermont.
The funeral will take place this after
noon from the Clement home and the Rev
erend George R. Gebauer. pastor of the
First Unitarian Church, will officiate. The
body will be taken to Vermont for burial
and the funeral party will likely leave Al
ton this evening.
Qnlet Day In Jerservllle.
JerseyvHIe did net hsld anj special cele
bration in honor of the Fourth, but sev
eral neighboring towns gave special ex
ercises, which were attended by the resi
dents of the city and county.
Hardin held a monster celebration at
Hamilton's Grove. The principal address
was delUered by Congressman T. J. Slby
from the Sixteenth Illinois District. A
number of other lgtcrestlng addresses
were made by residents cf the county.
Greenfield held a celebration at which the
addresses were delivered by the Reverend
Doctor Thomas J. Wheat and the Rev
erends "William Henry and F. P. Wlther
spoon and Professor H. G. Russell,
Jercrlllc Xotra.
The Itererend Doctor Jar A. Ford, paator of
the i'lm UapUit Cnurcb at Jmenlllt, del.vered
the oration at the Independence l)r celebration
nt Waterlr. IIL. estenjay. The Jtrseyrlllc City
Band also furnished the dcsIc.
The Social Club of the First Presbyterian
Church at Jereyillle cave a. Fourth of July -clal
last etenlns oa the lawn at the residence of
Mrs. A. B. Allen.
Wfcarton EnxUsh of Jrrseii.le has been
elected vice president of the Illinois State Auc
tioneers Asscclatlan.
Postmaster J. V. Becker of Jeravxll1 h
received nouncatlon from Superintendent Haeren
of the Rural Free De.lvrry Department of the
Postal Sen Ice that he win send an Inspector to
Jertejillle within a few weeks to Inspect the
two new rural delivery routes to be established
In JerseT Countv frora Jerserrtlie. The Jersey
Yllie ctflce already baa one free rural route, and
with the establishment of the two additional
routes almost every section of Importance of the
county will be reacned with a daily mall sen Ice.
News has been received at Jrrreyville of lbs
marriage of .MI'S Anna Vancent-urr to Colin I'.
IUndall at Itockv Ford. C.ilo. The bride U the
daughter of Mr and Mrs. Peter Vandenburar and
formerly llM in Jersenllle. Mr and Mrs. Itan-
ou win oe at nome arter July is at Kocky Ford.
Doctor and Mrt J. V. white o' Aubttrn. ni..
were Tijdtors In Jerscyrtl'e yesterday, the ruesti
of the lleverend Stephen Catt.
Arthur Boyd, aliav Chafes Robinson, was
arrested at Jerjeynlle, yesterdar by Sheriff Cos
mos Keller, charted 'with atrallcg a horse at
Godfrey. IIL Boyd was p'aed In the Jersey
The rspcrt of the Jerservllle Public Library
for June gtjea toul of !, 1ntcr and l.l3
boois i issued. The new members received In the
5Sn.th,.n'i?bTS1 a "",. tne t0"1 number of
boka In tbe library in July, excursive of th.
Government reports, was 2,111.
,m?UInIo!s1iSJcl?'Mtnume "
rVll 'johiu'wi?11', Cec" "". daughter
of Mrs. John Mcsee of jerseyiiLe. took place
yesterday afiemoon at a o'clock from the MeUee
?S?15f "''; 'Pn Catt o.flcTteS and
the burial was at Kane. The deatn uf MIm
hrtdlsSsef n Wdn1' nlng fToS
M7.WjohnTfa5e? t'pK.
VLtSSffiSZ Ceme'tJiyT" tKm " J0&"
Robert Keith of Paola. Ka.. was a vta'tor fn
Jerseyrtll. yesterday, tit Scn c7 " F. pu"
Spent Day In Protecting; Crops Dam-
siBed by Water.
There was Tery little Fourth r T.ii t
bration amonr the fanners alonx the tot-.
torn isnas yesteraay. They were busy In
saving their wheat from the water that
overflowed parts of most of the fields. Po
tato dhjglnr. too. was pushed to get the
crops ready for market Monday.
at Unn CkM T.V .,- ,
"ITVu. v; "Tcr iw was given
by the Trl-CityGun Oub. which was large.
dents reported from the celebration, al
though several persons were painfully
burned while settles; oft fireworks.
Business on the Eust Side was generally
suspended yesterday and the city was lib
erally decorated with flags nnd bunting.
Picnics ntre the rule of the day. those
flawing at homo enjoying themselves with
fireworks. There was an absence of seri
ous uccdents, although a number of minor
accidents were reported.
There were two big picnics in East St.
Louis. The largest was at Wolfs Park,
where the members of tfce Sacred Heart
Parish held their lira, picnic. A fish fry
was one of the features, Music and dan
cing, athletic events and other amusement
were oa the programme, wn.ca was opened
by the readit.z uf the Declaration of Inde
pendence oy john J. Fau.kntr. lie was
followed by former Congressmen y, s.
Formaa and V. A. Rodenberg. In tne
evcmnic ttere was a uispiay ot tires, or.
Ihe committees in charge of tue aiLur
1 nomas Eoyle.
.tndres Ouey,
ifce l.iMiua,
Mwij u truix.
ii.is llt-t.
Joun iu'un,
f. llwne.
James Cs.lt.
L. Aiecaruiy.
Michael O'liay.
Joan ltowley.
lleury uatai.
Maitin lieuner.
Oeurse txsbty.
l"st MtCiiiry.
jamta aueeC4S,
Joe uaihe,
J&ines l.u..'cn.
ii. Vcrmtersch.
John Keller.
Mike ucjle.
li. .caaUi.ry.
JL U3trlct
- Cjlian.
A. Sue--..
.hatic Celran.
Harney jCan.
-, . Amusement.
M. liXTO. U ltu-:b.
L. T. UeUa. Jr
W a S""'. ciianes Cillahaa.
James Lya-h.
nsa Fry: Levi Uaum.
. Assistants.
J. Mieihaa. td. Lyn-n.
st. Ubrilitcn.
tmtrtsisment. J. V. Kirk.
. Arrancnier.t.
Ktrk. iIlll7
Adolph B Suess. Judce Boyne
Ceoree Lotz. It.cn u-j Xash.
nr Cxani. Chairman. Mrs. Lett iugh.
V. Aislstanta.
. Hi Jamis W. Klrx.
Mlfies Elslj Ellen.
Mary KeAne. Julia Mo Lean.
btelU liueh. LcU Linthan.
Lucy fei-.nvlte. Ma 1-I.ncftaw.
LtixJe O'Uay. Jl Dausssri.
Dinner uid Supper: Chairman. Mrs. EJ Wallace.
Mesdames P. Beneette.
O. Knr. T. Colxan.
K Little. J. racaa.
J Colssn. R. McLean.
J. Howard. X. 0ty.
F U Turner. P. Kane.
M Itoach. J. Murray.
M rVDay. :. McGetrltk.
. J. Cullen. Hob Gray.
x Whiecle. Kelly.
F. Kelly. R. Munr.lnrer.
T IKIe. J. Lanxley.
II A-nolI, S-ha:ic
U Burton. Thomas.
K. Walker. L Delcnrfcaw.
J Unthan. eraser.
X. Stelnr. J. Tlernsn.
J. sommeis, 8. Vr Meeracb.
J Irwsn. J. Teahan.
J. Dunahue. Julia 1t1s.
A. Ust'r. Brownler.
M. Burke. E. McJIale.
C Garden. J Rowley.
IL Nash. T. Shea.
W cunnrnKham. W Xorrls.
Lemonade: Chalrxan. Mies Mary Kelly.
f-Ir.. W. J. niny.
Mrs. John Marsh
Bemadlna Sue is.
May O'Briea.
Bne Breartoa.
Ada Coy,
Mamie Cunningham,
Haaet Bauchess,
A. Drummond.
Nrra Colsan.
V M"se
Kellie McLean.
LMa Fefcilk.
Snrabeth Marsh,
innle Cor.
Peart UttU.
Josie Xcrrls.
Mary Buc knelt
lnd Schlelds,
Icnr Wrmllllnn
alary t-al.lrsn.
Candy and Popcorn: .Chairman. Mrs. Burns.
iimes ai.s
' tet vallace.
Francis Beers.
llsir.i. ilirrray.
All Brearten.
Katie Casey,
Eva Keller.
Ada needon.
Mir Mrtlraw.
Mary Gllmartln.
jennifi -varey.
11h Fry. Chairman. Mrs.
G. Letx.
Mrr Row JVimmera.
illsse M'ss
Ann'e Holaa, Jo "Walsh.
Annio Summers. Katie BliTtan.
Mrr Walsh.
I'ruex and Doratlsns: Ctalman, Miss Julia
1. . a. id.
1L rVmmeis.
Ed Wallace.
Jennie Carey.
Uirrla Keller.
The St. Louis and East St. Louis letter
carriers held their picnic at central Park.
The feature of the picnic was tfce pnrde
through East St. Louis, which wis headed
bv the St. Louis letter carriers brass band
At the pirk there were music dancln? and
athl:tic event, and at night ibT were
nreworks. Tne committees in cnargs ot tne
picnic were:
EdTrsrd P Heoncfsy. Chairman.
G. II Sinn.
A J Mlehsner.
John T. Kelly.
Gonre Twilstant,
B II Nlederfelt.
Ullllam D. Ccnrey.
Georire Cormbs.
Ai-TJet Klenx'.e.
Edward C. Brocks.
J F riuskett.
John Kauscrkolb.
t S. Carpenter.
T. Deimmd.
A. J liciiurc.
Joseph Teahan.
R. J. Morr"fsy.
G H. Mease, t-T.airmrn.
Jam Ilalloss. CTarles Wlegsnfi.
F. Welters. Jonn Daly
Joseph Goetx. . George Reynolds,
Frank Fisher. J. W Davld:n.
Joseph McCcubrle. Thomas Stein.
C. Hammer. Frank Curtis.
Ed r.r,BfeAMEg .j.
Emll G. Hitchcock. Chairman.
It K. l)an!l. i:nry Kl.ic-s.
Geonre Runder. B. H. MeCufelt.
Wlliram Illckey. Con P. Deaneby.
Auruat K'enxle. II. Kaufman.
Tbnma I'tban. D. B. Hltrdsn.
G. H. Mease. William Daub.
A. HIUcnknMter. T. Desmund.
OeoTie Coomb. Chairman.
Jam Chiton. M. F. J. Keeney.
W lllam Drake. Iuia Marks.
Jnhn KHIerberg. Ororre. StrltseL
Charle ScbUttweller. C Vender Abe.
j iirennan. isepa iteiuy.
iiiuaro ecnarr.
Auxnst F. Ylets
Frank Curtis,
James 1, o'Ci
A. J. Mlcnener. cnairman.
G II. Mease. D LaBerxe.
W. G. Carpent.r.
s. carpenter. ft. J. Jaeaer,
B II Nlederfelt. "'nry Schapetkoetttr.
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William fAacks. Henry Bracken.
c. F. Rodenberx. Henry Smith.
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AL Thlele. F. Vrgua.
Red Men of tho East Side picnicked at
Colllnsville. The p.'inclpal speech was made
by Frank C Smltn of Eist St. Louir. Tnm
were athletic events, music and fireworks
In the evening.
At Edgemont Park an excellent vaulv.
vllle programme was rendered In ths aftsr
noon Dancing and music w.s followed by
a brilliant display of fireworks In tae ove.i
lng. Many persons visited Priester's Parle, mid
w.ty between East St. Louis and Belleville.
There was music and dar.clnj. and fire
works In the evening.
The members of the Knights and Ladi
of Honor of Belleville and vicinity enjoyed
a. large picnic at the Belleville Fair
Grounds, The programme consisted of
music, dancing and athletic events and
speeches, and In the evening there was a
display of fireworks.
A fish fry and dance was given at Huff's
Garden, Belleville, under the auspices of
the Gernanla Pleasure Club.
The members of the German Methodist
Church of Belleville enjoyed the annual pic
nic at West's Park.
The event of the day In Belleville yes
terday was the reception and entertain
ment given last nlcbt under the auspices
of the T. M. C A- at the frrounds of the
association. There was music, several able
speeches and elaborate fireworks. The
grounds were beautifully Illuminated and
the young; men In charge of the affair
were roundly congratulated.
The Westerns of Belleville defeated the
Mascoatah baseball team yesterday after
noon at West's Pasture. Belleville, by a.
score of 13 to L
Kinmundy, IIL. July L Mr. Wade Tuck
er and Mrs. Mary Oiler of this city were
married In Balera to-day.
Carlyle. BX. July L Mr. Jehu Smith and
Miss Roblna Glassford of Carlyle were
married here last .evening, tho Reverend
J. J. Boles offldallnc.
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One Bend from "FL0R0 DORA" Cigars or Two Bands from
are of same value as one Tag from "STAR" "HORSE SHOE"
Fuller Syndicate Is Negotiating for
Purchase of the Baltimore
and Southern.
Morgan's Big System Announces
Changes Railway Progress in
the South General Strike
News Appointments.
Baltimore. ML, July L Ofilclals of the
Western Maryland Railroad and the Fuller
Gould syndicate to-day laughed nt reports
from New York that Baltimore- would rot
be made an Eastern terminus of the Gould
Wabash system.
The fact that ths syndicate may secure
the Drum Point road, a partly finished line,
ninety miles long, to deep tidewater. In
Calvert County, started the story that,
alter raying iltXto.WO for the Western
Maryland road and its tidewater privileges,
Baltimore was to be cut out.
Edward Lauterbacb of New Tork is one
of the two owners of the Drum Point, or
Baltimore and Southern Railroad. Frank
Beldler of Baltimore, the other owner, has
admitted that negotiation? with the Fuller
syndicate are on. Fifty-eight miles of tbt
road are graded The company owns fifty
acres of land on a frcnt. where the water
is ninety feet deep. The capitalization is
H.GOJ.CmX The road can be comp.eted for
SSOo.Otf). and offers great facilities for roft
coal shipments. It can be. positively st.ited.
nowever, inai tne uouia system elevators
and other terminals will be at Baltimore.
The franchises of the Baltimore ttnd
Southern would be of great value to the
Goulds for their contemplated extension to
Washington. Congress has passed a bill
authorizing the Columbia ana Southern to
construct to Washington. This Is the
Gould scheme. To come to Baltimore by
the Western Maryland, and then go all the
way tound to Drum Point wou.d be too
great at Increase of haul, except, perhaps,
for through shipments of soft coal. The
Goulds will use the Baltimore and South
ern's privileges fcr an extension of their
system to the national capital. Plans fcr
the .terminals at Baltimore nre nearly Cn-
Barllnsrton and Northwestern Will
Sleet the Freight Handlers.
Chicago. July 5. The Chicago and
Northwestern and the Burlington lines
have agreed to meet committees of the
freight handlers to-morrow, to discuss the
wage scales submitted by the union a
week ago. President Curran of the freight
handlers said to-night that he expected
that an tne roaas wctua take simitar ac
tlnn this week and that the men would
work under an advance In wagts granted
not later than Monday.
He ttated mat ne did not Know what,
terms these two roads would offer as a.
basis for a settlement, but said he felt
rtasonallly sure that they would be satis
factory to the men and that no strike
wcu.a taxe piace. vvnen asxed if ne wouia
be a member of the committee to treat
with the rauroaas. no said that remained
en he. seen, as the roans had asVeri for
a conference with their own employes.
Bricklayers Quit When Attempt Is
Made to Work Nonunion Men.
Omaha.. July L The first attempt to re
place the "Union Pacific's Omaha shop men
with outsiders was made this moro.n?,
when twenty-two men. who hd arrhei
early last evening, werw put to work.
Twtnty-seven came In. but Pvr of them
refused to ea to work wh.n they
reached the shops. The men are maidi.i
by an extra, force of the company's watch
men. and will eat and sleep near the shops.
A feature of their arrival was a strike of
the bricklayers and hod carriers on the
new shops, now under construction. These
men walked out and declared they would
jo work in shops In which nonunion labor
was to be crr.pUyed. Thus the strike takes
on another complication, as the maseni
nnd their helpers decltre wcrk will be tied
up on the new buildings If the company In
sists on hiring new men.
Jfevr Projects for Opening? Rtcn Farm
and Timber Districts.
Every day brings news of railway prog
ress in the South. In the territory trom the
Ohio River Jine to the Gulf of Mexico and
from the AtUntlc Coast to Arizona. Re
ports of new propositions include a sisteen
mlle railroad frttn Louisville to "Wrens,
Ga. The construction of this road would
".pen a ntw country to the Southern Rail
way and the Central of Georgia. Truck
i.....-.i..i, in tnls sect.cn is rapidly replacing
cotton raising, and with this line, ana
uuiers piupOied. W. U Phillips cf Louis
ville rays it will not be long before the
whuio face of the country wilt be changed
from cotton fields to orchards and from
farms to gardens. This line would also
cpn an immense timber forest.
Gallatin. Tenn.. wants a railroad, and a
prvputiuon 13 under way for building a
road from Gallatin to the Cumberland
Riven The Chesapsake and Ohio Railway,
through Its subsidiary company, the Big
Sandy Railway Company, haj commenced
tne construction ot a line trom White
houe. Ky.. the terminus cf its present Big
Sandy branch, up the Levlsa and Russell
forks of the Big Sandy River to what are
known so the "Breaks of Sandy." at the
State line of Kentucky and Virginia, and
thence through the "breaks'" Into Dickin
son County. Virginia, to the mouth of
Pound River.
This line wiU open up valuable cos ter
ritory and offer transportation facilities to
a large and naturally rich country. This
road, which will be between ftfty and rtxty
miles long, will extend In a southeasterly
direction through Johnson. Floyd and Pike
counties. Kentucky, and Dickenson County,
There Is good reason to believe, accord
ing to reports from Baltimore, that the
Rutherforoton. Hickorynut Gip and Ashe
ville Railroad in North Carolina will be
backed In construction by the Seaboard Air
Line. The company holds a franchise for a
road from Ruthcrfordton via Asheville to
the Tennessee line. Contract has been let
for construction of thirty miles' of the line,
beginning at Rutberfordtcn and across the
Blue Ridge to Falrvlew, twelve miles from
Shan Appointed Division Freight
Anent at nincksbnrs;.
The Southern Railway announces that the
Charleston division of the Southern Rail
way will Include the line of road which has
heretofore constituted the South Carolina
and Georgia Extension Railroad, from Cam
den through Reck Hlil to Marion. Incluilng
the Gaffney branch from Blacksburg to
Uaffney, total mueage 1SLS miles. E. H.
Shaw has been appointed division freight
agent of the above- part of the Charleston
division, with headquarters at Blacksburg.
The line between Savannah and Jackson
ville will be operated as a part of the Sa
vannah division.
Taylor Has Narrow Escape.
H. V. P. Taylcr. assistant general passen
ger agent of the Wabash, narrowly escaped
Injury from the explosion at No. -US North
Vandevccter avenue. Thursday evening.
Mr. Taylor was returning home from one
of the parks, and was walking- within
twenty feet of the building wrecked by tho
explosion. The force of the explosion
threw him against a building and dar.l
Mother's Friend, by its penetrating and soothing properties
allays nausea, nervousness, and
so prepares tne system ior tne
ordeal that she passes through
1 tne event saieiy ana witn due
little suffering, as numbers
have testified and said, "it is
worth its weight in gold." $z.oo per
bottle of druggists. Book containing
valuable information mailed free.
him. After recovering, he .aided in remov
ing the debris from Robert Gols, who was)
thrown from the basement of the bund
ins to the pavement. Jerry Hunt, cjty pas
senger and ticket agent of the Chicago and
Alton, rooms In the building on Olive street
which adjoins the wrecked building In th
AteblaomAppolntment and Change.
TrwV TCa Jnlc a P A. Roreer trflln-
I master at Las Vegas, was to-day appointed
10 succeea c u. iiid as auuuni general
manager of the Atchison. Topeka and Santa,
Fe Railway. The Santa Fe also announces
the abolishment, effective August L of tha
office of superintendent of bridge buUdlcsf.
This will retire E. A. McCann. who. It Is
said, will be cared for in some other de
partment. Standard Gcage Is Completed.
Corpus ChrHU. Ter.. July 4. Work of
broadening over 1.000 miles of the Mexican
National read will be cotcnleted w.thin a
1 few days, and through trains wl 1 run Iron)
corpus Chrisu to tne ctiy ot iiexico.
Greene Returns Casaatt on VacatlO
Block System for B. 4 O.
Alexander J. Cassatt. president of tt
Pennsylvania, has been given a va.cs.Uoa
from July 15 to September L He will a
to Bar Harbor.
Andrew R. McCallum, assistant to
Chief Clerk Brown of the Baltimore and
Ohio Southwestern general passenger of
fice at Cincinnati, has severed his connac
tlon with that company to take senrics
with the Big Four as assistant elty ticks
Fred Kemper, rate clerk In the Southern
Pacinc freight department at Cincinnati,
has severed his connection with that cosa
pany to go Into a mercantile house.
Vice President and General Man!"
Greene of the Baltimore and Ohio South
western has returned to his headquarters
In Cincinnati, after a vacation abroad pf
two months.
The Mobile and Ohio announces by ear.
cular that Harvey E. Jones. Jr.. has been
appointed traveling passenger agent, with
headquarters at Jackson. Tenn.. vice E. S.
Blair, transferred.
The New Tork Produce Exchanra Is
again sgltatlng the question of rebuUdtef
the Erls canal to accommodate large boats,
in order, it is claimed, to save the grain
trade to New York, which Is beinz taken
away by tho Canadians. The cheaper rats
by way of the Georgian Bay and the St.
Lawrence- Biver to the Atlantic seaboard
and the markets of Europe Is said to be re
sponsible. The Louisiana antlscalplng law. which
was said to have had the indorsement of
the New Orleans exchanges, failed to pass
the Legislature.
Work was begun July 1 on the new road
between Younsstawn and Akron. The llBa
win be fifty miles long. It Is to be a por
tion of the Richland and Mahoning road,
which. In conjunction with the Pittsburg
and Lake Erie, the Northern Ohio and th
Nickel Plate, will form a new line between
Pittsburgh and Chicago that will only b)
three miles' longer than the Fort Wayne, It
will alfo "Sake a constructive short Uns
from Ashtabula and Youngstown to CM;
eago. and n short line between Cleveland
and Chicago.
The Lackawanna Is giving the telephone
a thorough test.
The Western Union Is preparing to va
cate the Pennsylvania right-of-way east
of Pittsburg.
The Baltimore and Ohio will install tha
block system.
The Missouri. Kansas and Texas Rail
way Company Is malting- copies of Its
Fourth of July menu cards in Illuminated
covers as souvenirs.
Is to love children, and no
home can be completely
happy without them, yet the
ordeal through which the ex
s.ji V7:&aWZBBE3.3LP
pectant mother must pass usually is
so full of suffering, danger and fear
that she loots forward to the critical
hour with apprehension and dread.
all unpleasant feelings
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