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Commerce between America nnd its new
ly acquired possessions Is growing rapidly.
"Washington has received no conflrmatlon
lT the report that 51. Jules Cambon, French
Minister to the t'mti-d States, will be trans
ferred to Germany, but tho cnange is re
garded as quite probable.
The President is said to have determined
to press antitrust legislation at the next
session of Constat, but it is predicted
that he -Kill receive slight supiert from his
Cabinet, several members of which are
openly opposed to his plans.
Congressman Lacey of Iowa will spend
a few week amid the homes of the prehis
toric cliff-dwellers before entering on his
arduous campaign for re-election.
Senator Fairbanks is mid to be quietly
laying his plans to capture Southern dele
gations at the next National Republican
Victor Vendova badly burned at bonfire
en Thirteenth street.
John McG. Macrae was badly Injured in a
fall from the steeple of the new Pope Ave
nue Presbyterian Mission Chapel.
The Witte Hardware Company was bur
glarized and revolvers and cartridges
The Southwestern 5Iercantile Association
gave a picnic at Hashagen's garden.
Beleeates on their way to Springfield
Thirty-six inch water main burst on De
Baliviere avenue.
New Pope Avenue Presbyterian Chapel
Charley Lrnp buys elehty-ftve acres or
corn under water as tiie result of a joke.
Iay at Camp 'Wells.
Presbyterians Inaugurate revival cam
paign in tent at KIghth and Carroll streets.
Governor Yatos or Illinois is almost
fwamwsl with resignation from his ap
pointees all over the State. The friction 19
sail to be due to the failure of the Repub
licans to recognize the Chief Executive as
the party leader In the State.
Congressman DInsmore criticises Govern
or Davis for writing letter to President
Roosevelt protesting against the appoint
ment of Senator Jnr.es to a place on the
Isthmian Commission. He says the letter
will have no eff-Tt.
A wonderful cave in South Dakota has
aroused the attention of scientists. An ef
fort is on foot to include it in a national
Since the dismantling of the White Houe
began there has ben a great rush of relic
hunters dtsirous of obtaining souvenirs of
the old mansion Anything i taken, from
rusty nails Jo pieces of plaster.
The ele-enth annual session of the Cath
olic Summer School of America has opened
at Cllffhaven.
The national convention of Catholic so
cieties which I? to meel In Chicago. Aug
ust 5. 6 and 7. I attracting much attention,
"it is e!timted that a million Catholics will
be represented at the meeting.
President Roosevelt Is determined to take
ri real vacation at Oyster Ray and will
transact only very important business
The famous "Red Stradlvarius" violin
will be returned to its owner after eight
years wandering.
The Dallas. Tex.. Grand Jury makes a
sensational report on election frauds.
The plan proposed by "Buffalo" Jones for
the preservation of a herd of Buffalo In
Tellowstone Park soon will be carried into
President MUchcll of the Coal Jllners
Union went to NVw Tork to secure finan
cial aid from other labor organizations.
The coal strike has cost J45.O00.0P to date,
and the strikers' leaders say that It will
not be settled by September 1 unless the
ouerators make concessions. The price of
coal is expected to advance.
Zinc ore has advanced S2 on the ton in
tho last wwl:. It is now J3S. with promise
of going Mill higher. Lead ore has ad
vanced from iflM to til since 51ay 1.
5II Mary Ma'ljno. the young author, of
Butte. Mor-t.. will spend the winter at an
Eastern eollpge. She has not decided what
course she will take, but desires to get
away from the "sand nnd barrenness" of
her Western home, which so oppressed her.
Harry Tracy, the desperate Oregon es
caped convict, who lias been eluding officers
In pursuit for weeks, again escaped from
the clutches of Seattle authorities yester
day by acts of daring seldom surpassed. A
posse on a tug is pursuing him northward,
along the coast, but, as he has fifteen
hours start, there Is small likelihood that
he will be overtaken.
Sam Cook sharply criticises Colonel W.
IL Phelps in a letter to the .Mexico Intelll
gncer, declaring that he Is "treasonably
plotting with the Republican party man
ager" to elect a Republican Senator.
Fire in Chicago destroyed three business
buildings and inflicted a loss estimated at
Of the 710 delegates to the Democratic
Judicial Convention, which convenes at
Springfield, Mo., to-morrow, 375 are unin
Etructed. No candidate has enough pledged
votes to elect. It requires ZX to nominate,
and none can muster 100 instructed votes.
The twelve candidates have established
headquarters and each is hopeful for suc
cess Three methods for nominating are
beins agitated, and each has adherents.
Germany's exports to America for the
last year show an increasa of nearly $2,000,
000. Aguinaldo has been released, but seems to
fear violence and is timid about going on
the streets In daylight. lie wanted Gov-
liment protection on a visit to friends in
-urito. but this was refused. He informed
General Chaffee that he had no complaint
on the ground of discourtesy or harshness.
The Vatican is striving to And a com
promise so that it will not shoulder the re
sponsibility for the withdrawal of the
The Sultan of Bncolod, Mindanao, has
cent an insulting letter to the American
commander and threatens to make trouble.
Cardinals defeated New Tork for the
third time yesterday.
Al Sportsman's Park the Browns defeat
ed Datrolt by a score of 2 to 1.
The National Convention of the North
American Turnerbund is In session at
Davenport, la.
Marine Intelllitence.
New Tork. July 6 Arrived: Peninsular.
Usbon: Roma. Naples; Slellla. Gnoa.
Philadelphia. July 5. Arrived: Haverford,
Liverpool, via Queenstown.
Morille, July 6. Arrived: Carthnginlan,
New Tork. for Glasgow; Columbia. Glas
gow (and boi'i proceeded).
QueenstQT Tuly 6.-SaIIed: Campania
(from Liver" . New York.
Gibraltar, julv 6. Sailed: Lahn (from
Genoa, and Naples). New York.
Brow Head. July 6. Passed: Cevlc, New
Tork for Liverpool.
Southern Lrnenr.
At JTew Orleans New Orleans 1. Meranhli 2.
Rabbi Hnrriooii nt Atlantic City.
Atlantic City. July 6 Nearly ail the lead
era In the .Tetrl.Ji Oiniif-iiiniii mnrpmp!it.
coming from all sections of the country. !
were nresent this morning when Chancel
lor Burkow of Philadelphia opened the sixth
assembly. The sessions win continue dally
until July 27. The courses consist cf lec
tures and debates on questions relatl "To
the Talmud and Judaism.
The speakers to-day included Rabbi Har
rison of SL Louis; Adolph Moses. Chicago;
Isaac Hassler. Philadelphia; Jacob Glmbel.
Philadelphia; Doctor Leo H. Frankel cf
New Tork, and 1. Isenberg of Wheeling.
W. Va.
"The Hon ml of the Basker-rllles,"
he latest nnd bent Sherlock Holmes
lory by Conan Doyle, trill begin mm a
serial In next Sunday' nepnbllc.
Denver Gets McCIoakey.
Little Rock, Arlc July Pltrfcsr CSrl Mc
CIoakey wu to-dy released by Little Rock to
envcr, .
Soldiers Wen "at Home"' in Tln-ir
Friends in f'amp Wells
Privates Start a Boisterous Imi
tation of a Hull Fight and
Land in the Guard
Camp Wells. Montesano Park, July R.
This" was "at home" day nt Camp Wells.
It being Sunday, the weather fine and
three boats having come down from St.
Louis, hundreds of St. Louis ritlzcns were
enabled to visit the jiost.
Many brought lunches, arriving In tlm
for guard mount in the morning. Joining
their friends or relatives, they, too, spent
the day in camp. In the spacious officers"
quarters or among the privates.
It was a perfect day. The tents were
white as snow and shone in the sun's
glare. Here and there, shade trees cast
cool shadows. In these could the citizen
soldier)" and the visitors group themselves,
be comfortable and enjoy an outing.
They did.
Under the dense shadow of a white oak.
Immediately In front of the Colonel's head
quarters, a part) cf viMtors and offlcTS
were gathered at all times through the day
after 11 a. m. Comfortable canvas reclin
ing chairs were provided and in the the
ladi and gentlemen from town rested, in
a position to look on the one hand at Camp
Wells and the jarade ground outspreading
brfore them, and on the other hand to the
south at a perspective of hills, valleys and
fields, a view Inspiring and exhilarating.
Only one little thing caus-ed discomfort,
and the sufferers were all not military
persons. Before headquarters a sentry
paced up and down hour after hour. For
him there was no escape from the heavy
musket on his shoulder nor relief from the
broiling sun. Sympathy caut-ed the sensa
tion of discomfort, but It was explained
that the sentry has his chance to lecorao
an officer and be free to sit in an easy
chair. Every officer in the regiment has
served as private.
Colonel Sinclair and all the officers of the
camp are glad to entertain St. Louis visi
tors, as it Is largely for them that the regi
ment exists. Especially to an those who
have aided the organization, whether by
furthering this encampment or in other
ways, an Invitation is extended to come to
the post and view the soldiery. Guard
mount and dress parade, the latter of which
takes place in the evening at 6:45 o'clock,
are well worth seeing.
A clash between privates of the regiment
and private police In the pavilion nt Monte-
sano disturbed the quiet of the afternoon.
Serious trouble threatened for a moment,
but was averted by Captain Ebbs, who was
near and compelled the militiamen to de
sist, ordering several of them to the guard
house. Nobody was injured. There was a
patient later in the day. a negro, who
was shot In the lec at Klmmswick.
By now the offlcers are beginning to feel
that in the field their men could be soldiers
among soldiers. In matters of regimental
and battalion formations their appearaneo
has greatly Improved, and accuracy Is
rnucli more closely approached. Upon the
first day here and yesterday some criticism
as to the details of guard mount and dress
parade ws Justifiable. To-day the new
guard for the day was installed In a man
ner satisfactory to Colonel C D. Comfort,
formerly commander of this regiment and
until lately a regular army Captain. Dress
parade in the evening showed a similar im
provement. To-day. Sunday, some few among the
members of the regiment, might perhaps
take cold, as they have time to waste. Not
so en other days. There is work enough to
do to kep everybody busy, nnd even to-da
it was necessary o undertake the arduous
and prosy task of trer.ch-digglng. Colonel
Sinclair did not feel like arbitrary order
ing a detail for this work on Sunday, and
himself, with Major L. 51. Rumsey nnd
Captain and Acting 5iaJor O'Keefe assist
ing, did the greater part of it. The dig
ging was essential to the construction of
targets on the rifle range. This range is
now ready and practice will begin there to
Like yesterday, camp life among the men
developed amusing incidents. Another mock
trial was carried out by Company E. Pri
vates Sandford and Cahtll were charged
with refusing to steal "everything they
could lay hands on." Private Johnson was
the Judg". and upon their conviction sen
tenced the prisoners to toss a donkey in a
blanket, a feat hitherto not accomplished.
Some camp geniuses suggested a bull
fight In the course of the afternoon. Two
young heifers, innocent animals enough,
were the only available "bulls." A squad
"fixed bayonets" and charged. The "mata
dors" were v'ctorlous The heifers lied
Ignomlnlouslv. but Colonel Sinclair saw the
performance and the would-be bull slayers
jye now In the guard hou-e.
In officers' row Captains Thomas O'Keefe
and Captain Hlnton have been furnishing
amusement for all. "Cap" O'Keefe corner
from "Old Olrland." ns h'.s accent plainly
Indicates. He served for several years in
the English Royal Engineers and knows
soldiering under all conditions. What is
more to the point at present, he knows
many good stories and tells them as only
an Irishman can.
Captain Hlnton Is the regimental "Grand
pa." wl'o nevertheless Is as much of a
soldier as the rest of them. Last night
Captain Hlnton had an experience at
Klmmswick. which he retailed, with em
bellishments doubtless, at mess this morn
ing. Klmmswick's negroes, of whom there
are many, are much impressed by the num
tier of military men about. One of these
negroes, well along in years, tco, respect
fully npproachid trp Captain and queried:
"Are you a Sarjent. ah"
"No. I'm a Brigadier lit; rral." replied
Hlnton with dignity.
"Huh!" exclaimed the negro; "a Sarjent
ain't nowhere 'long side o' you. Won't you
hab a drink wld me?"
Several former officers In the regiment
were at the camp to-day, besides Colonel
Compfort. Captain Clllt Allen wns at
headquarters In the morning, also Captain
G. F. A. Brueggeman. Lieutenant T. V.
Mills, now an officer, but who was unable
to attend the encampment, paid a visit
with his fiancee. Miss Dollle Holmes. All
of the above party took dinner with Colonel
Sinclair and the staff offlcers.
Mr. and Mm William Banden, Miss Ban
den, Mies Wallace and 5Irs. Ed Weather
wax, all of Harrlson.-IIIe. III., visited Cap
tain O'Keefe. Mr. and Mrs. Theodore
5Ieyer, the former of whom is a member
of the Meyer Bros. Drug Company, were
here this morning and also Miss Olivia
Meyer, their daughter.
Lieutenant Ellsha 5Iorgan entertained
friends, among whom were E. W Bernard
and Misses Agnes,5lay and 5Iargaret Harris.
The father of Color Sergeant Robert Grace
Ylrfted his son In the hospital. 5Ilsses
Louise. Hannah and Texana Hlller, and
Miss 5lcCabe visited relatives In Company
G. 5Iessrs. Percy and James Carr called on
Lieutenant Glgnoux. F. A. Vcver. .father
of Corporal Alfred Vever of Company G.
was in camp. These are same few among
the many who were here.
"The Hound of the Baskerrllle,
the latest and best Sherlock Holmes
story by Conan Doyle, Trill begin ns a
aerial In next Sunday's Republic,
-iron nil fit
Monday morninr; at 9 o'clock.
li-inch all-silk moire white, cream,
ntulr nrire 15c van!
2 inches wide, including black regular Co-cent 1 Q
ribhons. at l -"-
A big stir in wash fabrics.
All broken assortments
to he-closed out at half
29 - inch imported zephyr
Kim;ham, regular pr,'
price 25c, lor Zr - U
SO-inch India mull, cream,
piufc, black only; regular
price 25c, sale -y j
price '
32-inch monsseline de soie,
regular price 50c,
sale price
24-inch linen lawns, regu
lar price 35c, jf
sale price XrUL.
30-inch mercerized canvas,
solid ecru, navy, lemon,
lavender and red only,
regular price 50c, -jr
sale price ZOC
30-inch silk and linen tis
sues, regular price "7C
$1.50, sale price 3C
price 92.
A Special Day in
Under Muslins.
Handsome corset covers.
Xice cambric, yoke of tucks and lace or embroidery in
sertion 8c
Xainsook. long French style, fine torchon insertions and
lace edges yc
Xainsook, short French style, elaborate with Valencien
nes lace insertions and edges, dainty ribbons and bead
ing; the prettiest corset made for the price $1.00
Short petticoats, very low priced.
Cambric, with neatly tucked ruffle 35c
Cambric, with hemstitched tucked ruffle 50c
Special bargains in drawers.
Nice, soft muslin, hem and tucks 20c
Cambric, hemstitched flounce or embroidery trimmed.. 25c
Beautifully trimmed umbrella drawers, flounce of fine em
broidery or deep torchon lace 73c
A few dozen fine cambric chemises, daintily trimmed in
embroidery and insertion 39c
Xainsook chemises, round neck, hemstitched lawn
ruffles 63c
Xicely made ones, good muslin, flounce of cambria with
hemstitched tucks fcic
Cambric, with umbrella flounce of lawn with edge of
embroidery 8c
Cambric with wide umbrella flounce, many tucks, edge
of line embroidery, great bargain $1.93
Three handsome gowns.
Only a few doien of each style. Cambric, square neck,
hemstitched tucks, edge of embroidery on neck and
sleeves; very nicely made $1.00
Xainsook, low, square neck, tucked across the front, edge
of embroidery beading and ribbon SI. 4&
Very fine nainsook, surplice neck, yoke of Valenciennes
lace insertion and tucks; a beautiful gown $2.25
Broadway, Olive and
Locust Streets,
$10,000,000 TELLS HIS PLANS.
Institutions Which Will Thrive Without His Support Xood Xot Ap
ply for Assistance He Always Devotes His Money to Philan
thropic Projects Which Would Perish but for Him Made His
Vast Fortune Rapidly and Has Fixod Business Ideas of
How It Should Be Givpn Away.
The "Waverlr. la., millionaire, who will devote the remainder or his llf to giving away
JJO.COQ.OuO to charity.
rtEPl'ni.lC FI'ECIAU
Waierty. la.. July 6. Abraham Slimmer,
the wcalthieft man In this part of Iowa,
who wilt tlevot the remainder or his life to
giving away n fortune of JIO.000.COO. Is a re
markabte roan In many respects.
He has pronounced Ideas on how his
money Is to be expended and will not devj-
ate from a well-defined course In this re
spect. Mnkea Exnctlnir Contrncts.
."While dlscusKlng plans for benefiting the
needy, he reaebfd from the abelt in his
desk a large packet of formidable-looking
papers. He gloated over them as a mlier
would over his deeds, mortgages and bonds.
"These are my contracts with hopltals and
old people' homes," he said, "and I drive
hard bargains with them. My conditions
are exacting. I draw my own contracts; I
never allow a. lawyer to do It. They would
fill them with law. X fill them with tacts.
wrmWatfeMiewrt "-iiiiiiriyaf cMrrwar- ww nn mm
and colors
of hifrh-class wash fjoods
price and less.
30-mch foulardette. mon of
the good colors left, regular
price 3oc, sale j-
price OC
29-inch fancy French ging
hams, many of the best
styles left, regular 35c and
10c goods -r-
for 2DC
30-inch nil-linen lawns, light
grounds, regular -jr-
price 50c, sale price .ZOC
32-inch linen madras, pink,
blue and lavender only, with
white stripes, regalar -r-price
60c, sale price JiDC
32-inch cotton etamine, all
the good street shades, regu
lar price 65c, Qr
sale price ODC
Pillow Cases the nicely made kind
excellent blenched nni'-diu p.
42xJ and 45x36, for. each UC
14c quality, for
London linen finish,
'0o slips, for
ponginelle for shirt
All-linen 3anislcy crashes, red and
blue borders, the 12Jtfc kind, n
l"ti inches wide, for' UC
IS-inch all-linen crash, f O i
15c quality, for . ' - C
suns, regular $ Qg
sale price
17x32 nil-linen hemmed crash and
huckaback towels; r
great bargains JC
One lurge collection of on
line 45c towels for ODC
S f-00 'TTowcjs
One line of heavy 65c Irish damask.
an linen,
61 inches. rer
The same in 70-inch,
dollar quality, for
The above
Regular 65c quality
sale price
Regular $1.00 quality,
sale price
20-inch regular $1.25 nap
kinssale price
and often the boards of directors of the In
stitutions I aid tmploy lawyers to try to
break down some of my conditions and fool
me Into waiving some of my rights, but
they never do.
"Now here is a contract with nn old peo
ple's home; I gave them M.0. and thy
raised the same amount. Here Is a clauw
that they shall not ask any Inmate to at
tend worship. The reason? Euppo!i n.
Catholic priest waats to have worship lti
the Institution; If the old folks arc asked to
attend they may not like to refu-. and a
old folks are often quite bigoted in their
religion, what la said might offend them.
They will know that the service Is to tw
held, and if they desire they will attend.
Here is another clause which says that one
Inmate shall not pay more than another.
Each is to ha-re what be or she needs, and
It ehall cost the sane for all. I will not
have an arUtocracj built up among my old
'yyv m?iceZvc-g
The Great
July Sale of Household Linens
Opens To-Day.
A maprniGcent shewing of lcd. tahle and toilet linens the
hest that the world produces at prices which must excite
great buy ins:.
Here are just a few stimulating figures:
Sheets the sort
iiouseKctrjHrrs are
to get the SlxSK)
1 1 1
The POxOD I'tica muslin sheets
XJc ones for
London linea finish
90c ones for
y -
Great bargains in crashes for roller towels.
20-mch extra heavy Hams
ley's 23c quality for
IS-inch crashes, bleached,
20c value, for
Totsels by the thousands, very, very cheap.
20x3S heavy huckaback
cheap at 15c
sale price
20.i 10 fine hemstitched
huckaback onlv
ror 5QC All-linen hemstitched huckaback, with drawn
""'- work, 26x50 incite- this is an unusual bargain.
Fine table damasks at winning prices.
A large lot of fine
ltnii,k, 51.25
vard 0J
quality, for
lilrgant double damask,
Tl.50 quality, for, a yard
Is in cream damask of uncommon Ijr good quality
bleached damasks, handsome patterns.
Regular S5c quality
sale price
Regular 51.25 quality
saie price
FiaeSt.SO Scotch dimisl. extra ake -sale price $1.23
Many great bargains in fine damask pattern cloths, napkins to match
JJ2.75 cloths
S-.00 is2' cloths, regular
6 J $3.25 sale price
All-linen Irish and Scotch damask napkins.
23-inch heavy Scotch
the 52.50 quality, for
Mcny other great reductions; amongst them are 27-inch
damask napkins, regular price 57 a dozen, for
frlemla which li sure ti hurt th feelings of
thone who cannot pay fur what some one
fit'! grts. Then there Is one which provides
that no contribution box j-hall be plaonl In
or about the Institution, or at any other
placrt for Its benefit. I will not hav my
old friends fl that they are dependent on
charity. They mint ft-el that there Is money
there that l theirs, and that they are not
dependnt on any foim of charity.
Vnnt Tlirra to IVel nt Hume.
"If we are to help thra. can we do It bet
ter than by making tlim fel that It is
their home, and ihe money which supports
It Ls their money? Ami the miserable, con
temptible wrses bal are fo often s-ii
ported on thoe contribution boxes. 'Glvln?
to the poor Is lendlig to the Ird. and the
llk! At every turn they are reminded of
their sovorty.
"Hero is a contract with a hopltal: I
gave them JM.OCO and they at first raised
th sane amount, when a few weeks before
they told me they couM not raise . to
keep the little hospital they had from being
abandoned. Later they raised another JJ0.
CO. and It ls now a rich Institution. My
conditions were hard, and they fought me
for months over thejx, but they feel differ
ently not.- I provide.! that the butMlng
.shoul.l cost I3.v) ami the remaining J7.X
shouM be piacn! n a permanent fund,
which I nanml after thu widow of an ex
Oovernor of the State. sohly because sh
was a gcod woman. She had not a dollar
to give. Then I provided that every patl-nt
who had no money houkl be paid at the
rate of IT per week, out of this permanent
fund. If there were no poor iatlents they
tot none of the fund.
Tn llrlp Ilif Mrk I'tior.
"Xow let me tell you why I did this. I
went to Chicago onf day to look over a hos
pital which had aoked me for help, on the
ground that they were doing much charity
work. I fouixl tlial the charity imtienls
had an average stay In th hospital of thir
teen days and two Itourc. Later I vfolted
the Sister of Mercy Hospital In Dubuque,
where th charity iatleitts were ihl for
by the city. I found th-re that, the charity
latlnts had an average i:ay of over live
weeks. On a closer inquiry in Chicago I
learned that the hick r were huatltil
alout from one borpltal to another, and
everywhere were turned out as soon as pos
lble. and otten long before thy were well.
I wanted the hospital to hnvtt an Incentive
far keeping tin- lour as long as they were
tfxi :4ck to help thrzneives.
"Then, again. I found uften that there
were men hJmI women uho preferred to die
outside in the abjecleat poverty rather than
f-l their Ipenlcnce on charity. In pro
viding that fund it was jKILIe for the nos
;ltal jeople to make them feel that they
m-re Hctuntly conferring :v favor on the ln--stituthm
in eominc there. Why? IScaua
it would Kt r.o money unless It earned it.
So theH ittmr fellows were made to feel
good about it. awl were correspondingly
Iinrillcalr Itcfnre tllilnir.
"Itefjring !ettr7" h- reretvd. in answer
to the question. "Yes, 1 get thousand of
letters of ail kind klter asklmc me how I
work tny charities; lettets telling me that I
cught to have a helper, and winding up
with some good woman offertrg f3 r.rry
me; others nek for donation for every con
ceivable purpose; nontc offering roe money
for my work.
"Bui it li not through letters that I find
out what to do. I fo into a town, attracted
perhaps by a little item in a paper. I say
nothing, but And out thina. One time I
went Into a town and found there was an
eld woman's home where the inmates were
placed two in a small room that had to be
chalked across to keep the occupants from
quarreling. They aked me to buy a quilt,
as they were having to make and s-11 things
or close the Institution. I re.ftired to buy the
quilt, because I could not fee any good that
money would do, but I huntrd up the rich
est man In the town and told htm that if
he and bU neighbors would raise C0.A I
would give the same. He laughed at me,
and sail the thin; was utterly Impossible;
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A Clearing Sale of All Surplus Stocks in
Flannel Waists, Lawn Wrap
pers, Shirt Waists and
Wash Suits.
These are all odds and ends and broken sizes
some very nice things amongst them.
Tailor-made shirt waists this season's broken sizes
Irish linens and
that particular
Lawn wranners
always giaii f-r
6Tc bnes forOViC
French flannel and corduroy shirt waists this
season's goods; regular price .54 to SS to-day for
I-uvn wrapper dots and figures, white or color
ed, regular price ?2.25 and 52.75 to-day
J 8c
Sale of fine white lawn waists a full line of sizes
in most of these.
Very fine lawns all are well made; cluster tucks, or in
box plaits front and back; regular price 32 $ qq
sale price
Hemstitched tucks front and back; Valenciennes $f.50
lace insertion regular 32.50 waists, at '
Very elaborate 4.50 waists reduced to 52.75.
S7.50 to $12.50 shirt-waist dresses reduced to
S3 75 each.
Irish linens, lawns, India linens the newet blouse style,
with sailor collar, or shirt-waist model; handsomely strap
ped and trimmed; the latest flaring skirt or flounce' model.
extra heavy Irish
r nn
SIS to S30 shirt-waist suits reduced to S3 each.
Blouse and Eton styles, natural linen, mercerized cham
bravs; only three colors blue, rose, natural linen; limit
ed number.
ant del? j.
Fine teakwood.
Japanese porch shades, made of the best outside bamboo.
5 ft.x7 ft. C in. at SI.50, 6 ft.x7 ft. 6 in. at S2.00, S ft.x7
ft. 6 in. at $2. 50.
There are several dozen pieces left over from the sale of
last week. Tables, tabourets, chairs and psdestals to ba
closed out at import prices. Some beautiful examples of
Japanese and Chinese handicraft.
Several stands worth $9.50. at 55 each. Pedestals worth
618.50. for 510. A tall stand, worth 81S.50. for 510. $16.50
tabourets for 59. A chair worth 525 for 512.50. Some
620 stands at 513. A 665 pedestal for 537.50.
We suggest early inspection, as there is but one piice of
each style.
Third floor as you step ott central cler start.
price 5-y50
damask, ).no
Lace lisle gloves 25c.
Regular price 50c.
All that were left over from our big glove sale of
week, blacks, whites, modes and tans.
Saint Louis,
all-linen Irish
Wo Is he? His ma! Contains let-
ters from all over the world every
day. Almost every letter ls a bles-
lug or a footprint toward a. bless-
lng. Ask the first man one meets
on the streets of Waverly. and he will
t'll you: "Mr. Slimmer Is the best
man in these parts. What! Tou
don't know Mr. Slimmer? You must
O be a stranger in this country."
Ask the Catholic priest as he goes
on his rounds of the sick in the town.
"Mr. Slimmer!" he will exclaim.
"Why. be does more good In tho
community than all of us combined:
O he tel!s me that my religion Is a
humbug, and then he gives a J3J.CC0
home with eight acres of the most
beautiful ground to the sisters."
Ask the preacher. "Why. Mr. Slim-
mer tells me that Protestantism Is
another name for hypocrisy, but he
goes away and gives J."O.000 to start a
nocsectarian hospital or a home for
the friendless."
that they had been trying to raise J1.K0 for
two years and had only half of It. I talked
to him for half an hour, ami hr gave HO.COJ
himself and got the other M.tf la twenty
four hours."
Hovr He Made IIU Money.
"How did Mr. Slimmer make alt those
millions In a little town like this" you
may ask a' business man of Waverly. "He
made It by hard, shrewd work." he will tell
you. "Ho bought, fed and sold cattle; he
lioucht ami sold land, ami he was In the
j lumber business. But he was a clcar-head-,
1. close-bargaining bu'Iness man. and If he
buys or sells anything to-day he will make
It a bulness engagement; that Is a, part of
his creed."
"I am of Jewish origin." he said In an
swer to the question, "but I do not follow
the Jewish religion. I 3m a single roan.
That ts also part of my phlloiophy. Tho-e
who say they marry because they conceive
it to be a dcty and bring children Into the
world for the same reason are hypocrites.
That Is enough on that subject. I was
born seventy-three years ngo In Germany,
ami for the first seven years grew n.i any
other child. For the next seven years- I
was sent to school and learned to sing
hymns about God and the Emperor. Then
I came to America, lived for a few years
In lllinol". ami came here, where I have
lived eier since. I have made a lot of
money. Everything I dW seemed to make
me more money. Xow I would not step
across the street for a million dollars un-1.-5S
It was to give it at once to th- poor.
I want no more of It. A room and 8 a
! week are alt that I want personally. I do
TFt lielieve mere a um ituK
ny that every cent I have ever made was
not made fairly nnd with every considera
tion for others."
renty-Three Yenr Old.
Mr. Slimmer ls now. as he jays. 73 years
tvf at-, but he looks fully as yonns as tho
photcgraph tndlcat-s. He Is a small man.
perhaps ' feet 7 Inches, and weighs 13)
pound. He Is Inseparable from his hat and
never changes the style. He cares little for
dres nnd wear a $12 mlt. with old-style
hootr. Besides his "work" his hobby Is old
people and old frlor.d. Among the latter
he numbers "Turk." as rascally an oM
hcrre. grown fat and sleek on the best the
land affords, os one will meet In a day's
Journey. He hs a little crop-eared dog.
whoe death a year ago Is still the signal
for a solemn face on the part of the mas
ter. Mr. Slimmer has many plans for the fu
ture. He has Just begun to glva mony
away, he says. Some of his plans concern
Chicago; he will not discuss them except
in a general way. But wherever he goes,
and wr-ate-er he does, it will be taken for
granted that some conditions will be main
tained. -1 do sot make bard and fast conditions
li 1Hr n-wax.
Boys' Norfolk suits.
56.50 and $7.00 Suit3 at $3.95.
Light wool crashes, homespuns, fancy mixed cheviots,
striped flannels for boys of G to 14 years.
Madrases regular price $f.5Q
onlv a few reeular price
Solid-colored waists, linens. Madrases and canvases tailor
made, hand-worked buttonholes regular prices 4.50 to
5.00 to-day, $2.50.
KltGQen utensils
Trade Mark
1 is met! In the enamel STad
I Send for Our New Booklet Show In WHY.
A fall awjrtmnt of lhee pxxts fpr saie
trail lt- Inutic: I)L1-.KTMKM; tal
Lalance & Grosjean Mfg. Co.
with the sisters." he say. "because they
devote their lives to their nirk. perform
the labor of the Institutions with their own
I hand, nnd can make an institution pay
whre salary-drawing people would fail.
They are honest and earnest, and if their
rWtglon ls narrow, according to my way at
thinking they are earnest In It and bclievo
in It.
"I do not make hard rules with Jewish!
institutions, becaupo I have found that, oa
a people, they are charitable and broad
minded in their charity, and they take prlda
In maintaining a high standard for their
"What are riches? They are tho
capacity to curb one's own wants.
i and a correipondlng capacity to do
! good for ethers and to make others
O happy.
charges. I looked very carefully Into that
before I aided the old people's homes in
Chicago, and I can tru;t them. But tho
lrotestant are mostly hypocrites. They
ore the ones who have hired lawyers to
cheat me out of some of my conditions, and
they have some selfish purpose in view
when they work for a charitable institution,
and many of them use their religions as a
part of their stock In trade. I mako closa
bargains with them.
Oppooeil to Women Mannscers.
"I will not have women In the directories
of the Institutions I help to start I do not
care for a few. but I will not have them
given any part of the management of af
fairs. They are sympathetic and emotional,
but they cannot do anything without get
ting up factions and quarrels, and they put
their personal friends In fat positions n
they can. And last or all. I will not givo
anything to institutions that can get along
without me. I prefer to start something
myself something that would not be start
ed without me. I can find enough to do
even with all these conditions, so my busi
ness will not suffer for want of patronage."-
next outing of the Woman's Training:
School will take place Saturday at 3 p. m..
earlier than in the past because the trip
will be extended to Montesano this time In
order to give the guests a chance to see tho
Flm Regiment. Missouri National Guard,
in camp The boat will reach the grounds
at 5 o'clock, in time to we the dress pa
rade. This Is a striking and lmpre;stva
ceremony with band, officers on horseback
and the regiment In the open. Supper will
te served on the boat as usual.
Twenty persons made application for church,
membership last night as a result of th
Methodist tent meetings conducted by
Evangelist Hart at No. 7CO) Virginia, ave
nue. Carondelet. Large congregations assembled-
The evaneelist announces that Ms
subject Tueday night will be "Hell," ana
on Thursday night. "Dancing and Cards."
Kielnschmldt. 2S years old. of No. 2731 Pa
Kaib street, employed at No. 2721 De Kalb
street. fll fifteen feet yesterday afternoon
and several rlfcs were fractured. He was
taken to the City Hospital.
liam of Granite City, nL. was prostrated by
heat at Second and Wright streets yester
day afternoon. He was taken to tha Cltji
its T ?
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