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THE REPUBLIC: SATURDAY, JULY 26, 1902.
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TODAY'S NEWS IN BRIEF.
BUSINESS.
Yesterday's tank clearings were $7,243,794:
balance. J1.0SJ.-SOO. Local discount rates were
Arm between 5 and 5 per cent. Domestic ex
change was quoted as follows: New York.
10c discount bid. par asked; Chicago. 10c
discount bid. oar asked; Cincinnati. Louis
ville and New Orleans. 10c discount Wd. par
asked.
Wheat closod lower nt CS4c bid Sept.. 69
70c No. 2 red. Com closed lover at E20
Sept. ; Kc No. 2 mixed. Oats closed at 34c
Sept.
The local market for spot cotton was aulet
nn.t unchanged.
-WASHINGTON.
The Russian note on the trust conference
has been received In Washineton. but the
American executive will tie unable to par
ticipate because of constitutional limita
tions. The Naval Board on Awards is busvlnrr
Itself with the "merItorIou-serv!ce" medals
for those officers who rendered pirtlcularly
telling services In the West Indian naval
campaign.
A German town has placed the Fourth of
Julv on Its list of days which are to be of
ficially celebrated.
ZjOCXI. AND SritURBAN
News of the c'ty churches.
Rumor that six drsg stores are to be com
bined dnled bv proprietors.
Mrs. Clara Schneider killed herself be
cause she feared to undergo an operation.
Mrs Eva Sanborn attempted to take her
life after waiting all night for her husband
to return home.
Mrr Corn Duval kl'M herself after a
prolonged Illness if herself and dauchter.
Ada Evan", nn lS-year-o!d g'rl. attempted
suicide because lir mother did not write
to her.
Serjeant Powdsll captured Frank Benson,
who had stolon a wagnilosd of grocerles.nft
er purrjln? him nearly a mile In a trolley
car and n butnty.
Children hold st-rt fair In Alton to buy
Class eye for n playmate.
The St. Louis C.ittnn Compress Company,
which oprctej several Hants In Arknnsss
and one In thl- eity Is rot In the combine
being organised tn the South.
President Phillips rf the Board of Public
Improvements. supsts a State sewer law
to correct evils thnt exist In St. Louis.
Mayor Wells has appointed Georse B.
Lelghton, John D. Davis and Julius Pitz
man as members of the King's Highway
Boulevard Commission.
Construction work of Fair much ahead of
that nt Chicago at like period previous to
the Columbian Exposition.
Health Commissioner says board's charges
against Milk Inspector Helwlg should have
been explicit.
Harry Harding Post. G. A. R-. expresses
Its sympathy for General Jacob II. Smith,
the officer who pave the order to "Kill and
burn" In the Philippines, and starts move
ment for his re!nstatment.
Returned sold!r from the Philippines
finds that wife had divorced him. remarried
and was again divorced. He marries her.
GENERAL DOMESTIC.
Bath the Democrats and Republicans are
nominating women for office In a number
of cases in Kansas.
Floods are raging in Texas, and have
paralyzed traffic In the State. No through
trains are running because of the wash
outs. Water In tho Pecos Valley Is higher
than ever known before. Thirteen inches of
rain fell In one night.
Bradstreet's and Dan's reviews of trade
both assort that prospects for a large fall
business are improving as the growing crops
approach maturity.
John W. Gates has taken a fiver in air
ships, and. with a number of Chicago
financiers, has organized a company to back
the Invention of a Tennessee inventor who
Is ambitious to win the World's Fair prize.
Five persons axe killed in a railroad wreck
In Arizona.
The price of oats In Chicago roes to 72
cents, tho highest since the Civil War.
Mayor Patten seems to be In absolute con
trol of the market.
A wealthy Arkansas farmer, S5 years old,
eent a friend out to And a wife for him.
The farmer has not seen his prospective
Trife, and will not until the day of the wed
ding. The new Democratic State Central Com
mittee will zaeot in St. Louis next week to
decide when and where the State campaign
win be opened. Sedalla and Moberly are
prominently mentioned for the places.
Cotton experiences sharp fluctuations In
the New York market, and closes with net
gains for the day.
It seems likely that Japan and the TJnlt-d
States will setUe the dispute over Marcus
Island by arbitration.
FOREIGN.
Japan. England and Korea enter into an
agreement whereby the Independence of
' Korea.la guaranteed and certain commercial
concessions are granted to the other coun
tries and the United States.
Country Catholics In the vicinity of Brest,
France, prepare to resist with force the
closing of unauthorized schools under the
order of Premier Combes.
It appears from records in the London pat
ent office that Marconi Is not the Inventor
of tlie system of wireless telegraphy which
bears his name, but the real Inventor is the
HarquiB Lulgi Solarl of Italy.
The Empbror of China will appoint a.
l-pedal Imperial Commissioner to the
,WorWs Fair at St. Louis.
President Castro of Venezuela prepares
for a final struggle with the revolutionists
next week. The country is In a wretched
condition.
SPORTING.
"Winners at Delmar Park yesterday were
Xatuka. Verify. Harry Griffith. Kitty Clyde.
Mabel Winn and Varner.
Boston won again from the Browns, mak
ing it three straight victories in the series.
The score was 6 to 2.
Driver Hudson captures all four races In
the Grand Circuit meet at Cleveland, and
between them wins about $40,009 in bets.
Tommy Sullivan was defeated bv Jack
O'Keefe at the West End Club last even
ing. RAILROADS.
English Government plans to subsidize
Canadian Pacific to fight Morgan's shipping
combine by fast land and ocean service.
Rock Island will reorganize with a capi
tal of J206.250.000, with an Issue of J73.000,tO)
In new bonds.
Marine IntelllEence.
Queenstown, July 23. Arrived: TJltonla,
Boston.
New York, July 25. Sailed: Bovlc, Liver
pool. Arrived: Calabria. Naples; Columbia,
Hamburg.
Scllly. July 23. Parsed: Manltou. New
York, for London.
Prawle Point, July 23. Passed: Potsdam,
Rotterdam, for New York.
Bmwhead. Julv 23. Passed: Campania.
New York, for Queenstown and Liverpool, j
Hamburg. July . Arriveu: .uoukc.
New York, via Plymouth and Cherbourg.
Queenstown. July 23. Arrived: Cam
pania. New York, lor Liverpool (and pro
ceeded). New York. July 25. Arrived: Lucanla,
Liverpool and Queenstown.
TO BUILD INTERURBAN ROAD.
Champaign and Danville Will Soon
Be Connected.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Danville, III.. July 25. Champaign and
Danville will soon be "connected by an
lnterurban road. The Eastern syndicate of
capitalists that owns the local street-car
systems In both cities has notified Mana
ger Fisher of .Danville to confer with Man-
ager Pepper of Champaign In regard to the
purchase of material for the immediate
construction of the road from Champaign,
' ten miles east, to SL Joseph.
I An lnterurban road Is already in opera
tion from Danville west seven miles to Cat-
lln. The link between Catlin and St. Jo
seph will be finished inside of a year.
Paxton, III.. School Population.
- REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Paxton, 111,. July 23. The population of
this school district, which was recently
completed, shows that the number of males
under the age of 21 Is SS5. females 74. Num
ber of males between 6 and 21, 448; females,
465. The population cf the school district
Is 3,175.
JAPAN AND ENGLAND
TO PROTECT KOREA
Agreement Just Signed Guaran
tees the Independence of the
Little Kingdom.
UNITED STATES INTERESTED.
Foreign Loans to He Made .Only
Here or in One of Two Gtvit
Cont racting Powers A rmy
Is to 15c Increased.
St. Petersburg. July 23.-.Y special dis
patch received here from Seoul. Korea, an
uminMd ti. .nncitisian of an important
agreement between the British and Jap
anese Ministers to Korea on ono nanu una
the Japanese councillor. Kato. special ad
,im. v ty,a -irnre.-iTi Emncror. on the othrr.
bv which Great Britain and Japan mutual
ly guarantee Korea's Independence ana
i... I..,- ihiir cimnnrt and assistance In
all questions affecting her International and
foreign policy,
if,., in ri-tuni. agrees to raise her
naval and militia establishments to a foot
ins: suiilrlent for hr own defense, and also
In ca of raisins a foreign loan she agrees
to restrict herself to the market? of Great
Britain. Japan and the I'nited States,
She further agrees that no foreigners
shall be appointed to positions in the
Korean State service: that measures shall
be immediately taken for the protection of
Korean territory, and that a protest shall
immeJIatelv be made against any State or
persons attempting to erect works or build
ings situated so as to prejudice Korea's
scheme for national defense,
Washington. July 23.-Much interest was
manifested by Mr. Minhul Cho. the Korean
Minister here, and by the Japanese lega
tion officials who are in Washington, in the
announcement of the conclusion of an im
portant agreement between Great Britain
and Japan, pledging the Independence of
Korea, and Involving reciprocal concessions
on the part of the Korean Government.
However, neither the Japanese nor Korean
legations have been officially advised of the
conclusion of the agreement.
In connection with the new asreement. it
is pointed out here that the United States
have already a treaty of peace, amity, com
merce and navigation with Korea, signed In
1SS2. and providing that "If other Powers
deal unjustly or oppressively with cither
Government, the other will exert their good
offices, on being Informed of the case, to
bring about an amicable arrangement."
The new agreement is regarded in some
quarters here as an aftermath to the of
fensive and defensive alliance entered into
between Great Britain and Japan for their
Interests In the East nnd as a further
safeguard against territorial asgrandize
ment by any of the foreign Powers In the
Orient.
FUNERAL OF COL E. C. MORE.
Columbia Citizen Was Consul Gen
eral to Mexico.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL
Columbia, Mo., July 23. The funeral of
Colonel E. C. More, who died yesterday in
Peoria. III., was held here to-day. An un
usually long procession followed the hearse
to the grave.
Colonel More was Consul General to Mex
ico under Cleveland's first administration.
He was also a Presidential Elector on the
Democratic ticket In 1SS4. and was a candi
date for Congress several times, each tlmo
being defeated by a small majority. He
was born In Little Rock. Ark., December 27.
1837. and was thus more than (3 years old
COLONEL E. C. MORE,
rormer Consul (.enernl to Mexico, whose
funeral took plsce at Columbia. Mo., yes
terday. at the time of his death. Colonel More was
educated chiefly in America, but spent sev
eral years upon the Continent of Europe at
schools and universities in Paris. France.
Hanover. Germany, and Cadiz. Spain. In
1G6 he returned to America and entered the
junior class at Yale College, and was grad
uated in 1S3S.
After graduating he studied law at home
for a short time, and then entered the law
school at Lebanon. Tenn and wa gradu
ated from that school In 1SS1. He then
went to St. Louis and entered the law office
of Lackland. Cllne Sr Jamison. In the
spring of 1S63 he went to Helena, Mont..
where he practiced his profession for sev
eral yars. A few years Inter he traveled
extensively through the West and In Cen
tral America. On his return from these
travels he came back to Missouri and set
tled In Columbia. He practiced law here
for several years, but finally abandoned It
for farming. He purchased and improved
nn elegant farm on the outskirts of Colum
bia nnd stocked it with all kinds of fine
stock. He also constructed a ten-acre lake
on the farm and stocked It with fih. The
lake nnd farm yet remain as an ornament
to Columbia.
Colonel More was for a number of years
president of the Boone County Fair Asso
ciation and of the State Boa-J of Agri
culture. He was twice married the last
time to Miss Elizabeth Hunton. the daugh
ter of Judge Logan Hunton of St, Iouis.
who survives him.
MRS. JOIIX VAXS.VXDT.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL .
Emngham. 111.. Julv 23. Mrs. John Van
sandt died at St, Anthony's Hospital la this
city this morning from the effects of an
operation for tumor.
MRS. JULIA AXX HAH.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL
Paducah. Ky.. July 25. Mrs. Julia Ann
Hall, widow of the late Captain R, H. Hall,
who was provost marshal In the Union
army, stationed here after Grant's Inva
sion of Paducah, died last night, aged 7S
years.
1VILLIAM TOTTXSEXD.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Lebanon. III.. July 25. William Town
send, a prominent citizen of this city, died
at his home yesterday. He was born near
this cltv June 15. 1S25. and has resided hre
his entire life. He leaves a wife and five
daughters.
ELISII.V GLADDE.V.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL
St, Joseph, Mo July 23. Elisha Gladden,
conceded to be the oldest resident of the
city, died to-day at the age of $4. He came
here In 1S54 and was for a time In the em
ploy of Joseph Robldoux. founder of St.
Joseph. He became rich as an Indian trad-
4y . - - ' ... . ,
$., .. ... o . ..
COUNCIL WILL NOT CHANGE
NAME OF SKiNKER ROAD.
Skinker road will not loe the homely name by which It has Leen known since it
was a lonely rural way. When the World's Fair la at the zenith of Its glory, and repre
sentatives of all the nations of tho earth assemble In the main approach to the great
Exposition, they will be gathered, not in Rochambeau avenue, but in Skinker road.
Charles Gibson deferred to popular sentiment, and yesterday withdrew from the City
Council the bill to rechristen the street Rochambeau avenue. Never before In the his
tory of the city was such u unique compliment paid to the people. Occasionally bills have
been withdrawn after their first rending, but there Is no record of a measure halng
been withdrawn on its second reading. Neither is there any record of a bill for chanc
ing the name of any street bavins been wiped from the proceeding" by Its sponsor In
recognition of public opinion.
The action of a majority of the Ctly Ccunell conclusively slgnlileH that the name
cannot be chanced In the life of this Assembly. The street will be known .during the
World's Rilr. wh-n hundr.-ds of thousands of people ride and walk upon It. by the hame
i!d title that it bore In the olden days when It "van no tetter than a mere country by
way and wagon-path over deserted hills and through thick fastnesses.
"If the measure that I introduced lnvolvtd a principle." said Mr. Gibson in his ad
dress. "I should not ask p'-rnilsdon of the Council to withdraw It. In seeking to have
the title f Skinker road changed to Rochambnd avenue I was actuated by a desire t
pay deserved tribute to a name, and thereby to a noble family, which Is not only distin
guished In France, but which also is illustrious in American history. Peopl bearing the
name of Rochambeau have been hrnnred bv the nation ami this city.
!noc the bill was Introduced 1 have observed an asortIve public sentiment in favor
of the old name. My opinion has not been modified, though my desire for tho change Was
not based on any personal question. The people are in favor of the old name. They want
the street to be called Skinker road the name by which It has always leen known. 1
defer to public sentiment and ask iwrmi -Man of the Council to uitodraw the bill."
SKINKER ROAD POEM CONTEST.
As announced In former Issues. The Republic will award a prlre of (Z9 In gold for the
l-est poem on famed FUlr.ker road. Il.ilf of the prize monev is offered bv The Republic
j nml half by Mr. Thomas K. Skinker. The
iinreo juugrs. men well Known as authorities on tr.e subject In question, will svleet the
whining composition.
The jHicnis will le considered for their merit1, and should not be long. The com
jietitlon Is cpen to all. the only condition being that The Republic reserves the right to
j print any or nil of the i-crses submitted, and that competitors slnll Inclose their names
J en separate sheets of paper in sending their produclluns.
CONS NOT THE INVENTOR
OF WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY.
After Atfni-k en Validity of His Claims. He Amends His Application
for a Patent in Croat Britain. Stating That the Invention Was
Communicated to Jlim by the Marquis Luigi Solari of Italy.
Lo-idon. July 2a. The Saturday Review says a startling denouement followed Pro
fessor Thompson's attacks in the Review on the validity of the Marconi patents. In
which the professor sal'l an Italian naval officer named Solarl was the real Inventor cf
the wireless -telegraph system. It says:
"The Official Journal of the Tatent Office. July ;, contains a brief notice of a very
unusual character.
"It announces that Guglielmo Marconi, who. September 30. 1501. had filed a natent
J in his own name for this ln-entIon. now seeks
ing it into an application ror a patent rcr
abroad by the Marquis Lulgl Solar! of Italy."
rr and In later years was a speculator of
unusual ability.
JAMES STEWART.
RErrnuc special.
Kenney. III.. July 23. James Stewart. 25
years old, died here to-day. The Inter
ment will be Saturday at Pleasant Valley
Cemetery.
JOIIX ItlCIC.
nnprnuc speciau
DJquoIn. III.. July 23. John Rick, a prom
inent citizen, died suddenly of heart disease
at his home in this city last night. He went
home at about 11 o'clock and fell dead nft
er entering the yard gate. He was S3 years
old and has been a resident of Duquofn for
twenty years.
MRS. I.IIJA TOPPIG.
nnptrnuc special.
Fairfield. 111.. July 23. Mrs. Uda Top
ping of this city died suddenly last nignt
while vlsiitng r-!atives at Waltonville. 111.
She was S3 years old. The funeral will be
held here Sunday morning.
RECOGNITION DAY AT PIA3A.
Chautauqua Literary and Scientific
Course .Conducts Exercises.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Chautauqua. I1L. July 23. Recognition Day
exercises were held at the PJasa Chautauqua
to-day In honor of the memb'rs of thu
Chautauqua Literary nnd Scientific Coure.
A special music and literary programme
was given In the Tabrnac!e th's afternoon
at 2 o'clock by the Doubt Family Orchestra
of Chicago, the Twentieth Century Ladles'
Quartn of Jer.eyi!le and Miss Ellzabe'h
B. Hall, reader, of St. Louis. Following tills
?rogramme an addresi was delivered by the
levcrend Doctor G. N. Luccock of Wash
ington. D. C.
Following this a banquet was given at the
Plata Spring Hotel in honor of the alumni
of the course. The Reverend Doctor Jay
A. Ford, pastor or the First Baptist Church
at Jerseyville. acted as tcastmaster nnd
tnnsfs were rsTwinll in nc frtlln-.. TS..
Chautauquan." the Reverend Doctor G. N.
luccock or Washington. D. C; "The Grad
uates." the Reverend J. G. Klene. pastor of
the First Presbyterian Church at Jersey
ville; "Plasa Chautauqua," the Reverend
Doctor C. O. Kimball, pastor of SL John's
M. E. Church at EdwarJsvIlle.
t the ministerial conference which fol
lowed the banqut the theme for disci w taa
was "The Ideal Prayer Meeting."
This evening the Reverend Doctor H. W.
Sears, the humorist, lectured In the Taber
nacle on "More Taffy and Less Epltaphy."
A short music and literary programme pre
ceded the lecture.
To-morrow the Reverend Doctor Thomas
E Grfene. rector of Christ's Church, at
Cedar Rapids, la., will lecture on "The Ky
to the Twentieth Century." Doctor Green
will also occupy the Chautauqua pulpit on
Sunday.
St. Louis persons who are registered at
the Plasa Spring Hotel are Mrs. T. 1'.
Plumrldge and th Misses Plumrdge. Miss
N. D. Richie. Miss M. 1 Morrill. Jewclt
Smith. Mrs Sleeter. Miss Alice M. Neushain.
the Reverend J J. Reader and .Mrs. R-s.der
and daughter of East St. Louis.
Among those registered at the Plasa
Spring Hotel from other places are II. C
Wright of Webster Groves. Mo.: F. Swvt
of Shlpman. 111.; Mrs. T. A. Desmond of
Kdwardsville. III.; Sydney Haglcr and Mrs.
Hagler, Miss Haglcr and Albert Hasler of
Virden. III.
The Reverend Doctor E. A. Stone of Chi
cago, who has been spending the last two
weeks here, departed to-day for Virginia.
Miss Claude Foster. Mrs. Lee M. Coudy.
Mrs. Ben I'. Cornell. Clifford Cornell. Miss
Mildred Coudy are here from St. Louis.
Russell E. Gardner came up from St.
Louis this evening on his yacht Annie Rus
sell, and entertained a partv of friend? this
evening with a trip to Grafton.
E M. Smith of St. Louis, who is spend
ing the season at Chautauqua, went to
Jerscyvllle this morning.
Among the visitors from a distance to
cav were:
Mrs. Frank Miller of Jerseyvllle. Mrs. D.
G. anderburg of Woodburn. 111.: Misses
Nannie Grundy. Alma Grundv and lister
Grundy of MorrisonvlIIe. 111.: M. S. Gowln
of McCune. Kan.; Miss Alice Kimball of
Golconda. 111.; Mrs. M. II Berryman of
Greenfield. 111.; Mrs. Edward Marshall of
Chesterfield. 111.; Mrs. O. B. Loper or Ches
terfield. 111.: Mlvses Sadie Wendell and
Lthel Wendell of White Hall. 111.; Misses
Louise and Sarah Marrls of Lebanon. 111.:
Miss Anna E. Carr of Carlanvllle. 111.; Miss
Harriet Visserinr of Melville. 111.; Jasper
Wllgers of Centralia. 111.; Miss Grace SI
monds of White Hall. III.; C. H. Ward of
Jacksonville. 111.; F H. Bayer of Jackson
ville. 111.; Miss Phebe E. Lewis of Lebanon.
111.; C. L. Peterson or Alton; Mrs. J. F.
Clark or No. 5212 Delmar avenue, St Louis:
the Reverend F. W. Leeds or No. 5C2 Cates
avenue. St. Louis; George H. Hunt or SL
Louis, Miss Josie Burns of Alton. Miss
Zetta Jennl or Alton. George L. Houghtlln
or Jerseyvllle, Miss Grace Specht or Jersey
vllle. R. A. Simmons or Hawardcn. la,:
Harry Chandler of No. 321 Cook avenue.
SL Louis.
Federal Appointments.
RErUBUC SPECIAL
Washington. July 25. W. C. Yager of
Waxahatchle. Nelson G. Brownson of Fort
Worth and Joe E. Peters of Ranger. Texas,
have been appointed railway mall clerks,
Gerald C Coe cf Economy. Mo., has been
appointed an observer in the Weather Bu
reau Service.
Miss Annie S. Lawrence of Springfield.
Mo., has been appointed a typewriter In the
Agricultural Department.
Asa P. Duncan has been appointed a sub
cUtute letter carrier at Iola, Kas.
ECZEMA; SO CURE. SO PAT.
Your druggist will refund your money If
xss.iwuvut. & tu cure JiintTCCrni TCI
ter.OId Ulcers and Sores. Pimples ana UUcX
lisa nn lh ) a ..! 1 i.i --
......... wu ..... .wl. uu iu uu uucases, woe
contest will close September 1. at noon, when
leave to amend the application by convert-
an invention communicated to him from
CASTRO PREPARES
FOR FINAL STRUGGLE
Will Go to Meet Rebels Near Va
lencia Monday Country in
Wretched Condition.
Wlllemstadt. Island of Curacao. July 25.
President Castro or Venezuela returned tn
l La Guaira to-day from Barcelona,
lth the troops which returned with him
he will leave La Guaira Monday for Valen
cia, where the final action with the revolu
tionists will be fought.
Kingston. Jamaica. July 25. Advles re-
1 the COUnlrv ta In wrf.ti..l irtlf...
t Business Is paralyzed In consequence of
, wie prwongaiion or me revolution nnd yel
1 low fever and typhoid feer are raging at
Valencia and other towns as the result or
insanuaiion.
Notwithstanding the blockade, the Inhab
itants or the island or Trinidad are trans-
, snipping goous to enezueia In larger quan
I titles than ever. Only mall crart arc used,
owing to the possibilltv or capture
THE FAULKNER TRIAL
Continued From Page- One.
mony before the Grand Jury. He declnred
that his answers to all questions put to him
at that time had been the truth.
He said that he read In a newspaper cf
January 21 the storv jr the J73.W in tho
Lincoln Trust Company vaults, but said he
did not show It to Relss.as the latter testi
fied and repeated that he had said nothing
to Relsr. about the boys getting desrerate.
"While lefote the Grand Jury you wre
told about Relss's statements, were ycu
not?" asked Johr.s-jn.
"Yes, sir. Mr. Foil: told me and I asked
that Mr. Relss be brought Into the room
to face me. He did not come."
Governor Johnson was particular to ak
the witnes? If he was asked by Clrcu't
Attorney Folk about a meeting with Relss
In August or September. He askd the
nUnes If Circuit Attorney Folk had ad
vised him that he nerd not answer questions
If the answer would ha-e a tendency to
Incriminate him. Faulkner replied that he
had noL
"Well. then, as I understand you. In sub
stance." s.ald Governor Johnson, "you sworo
when before the Grand Jury that you knew
rothlng about Murrell and Stock having put
up ITiOOO to influence legislation on the Sub
urban bilir
Turning toward the Jury, Faulkner replied
In a deliberate voice: "All that I know about
that money Is what I read In the newspa
pers." After Faulkner had told of the organiza
tion of the House at the time he was first
elected, denying that he was a member of
any combire formed to control legislation
for monetary consideration or otherwise, he
was asked if he had any personal knowledge
that Stock and MurrdI or Lehmann had
agreed on a deal tcr the passage of the
Suburban bill. His reply was that he had
not.
CIRCUIT ATTOllXr.V
cross-examim:s dui'exdant.
Circuit Attorney Folk here totk up tho
cross-examination. Mr. Folk first asked the
witness ir he had testified berore the Grand
Jury, receiving a reply In the affirmative.
"Did you have any conversation with Paul
Relss relative to the Suburban bill at any
timer asked Mr. Folk.
"No. Mr. I did not."
"You never said that Stock had one key
to the strong box and Murrell the other?"
"No. sir."
"Vou said nothing about the boys being
desperate and would do something If mat
ters were not fixed upT"
"I did noL"
"So the dates August or September were
not misleading to you?"
"I have no recollection of any such con
versation." I
Circuit Attorney Folk then questioned the
witness about the meeting In Captain Holt
camp's office, and Faulkner declared that
he knew of no roll call on a vote which
was to bind those present to stand together
on all legislation. He said he was out of
tho room part of the time. He declared he
did not know It If he was In the Murrell
Ihmann combine. This ended the testi
mony. Judge Douglas then read the Instructions
to the Jury. With but few exceptions they
were much like Instruction given In other
criminal cases. The jury was Instructed
that If they round Faulkner guilty they
should assess his punishment in the Peni
tentiary ut not less than two years, nor
more than seven years.
Assistant Circuit Attorney Andrew C.
Moroney. alter the defense had filed excep
tions to the court's Infractions on the
ground that they are not all covered by the
law applicable to the case, began the first
address to the Jury. Mr. Morcney dclt
particularly on the court's Instructions and
reminded the Jury of the Interest certain
witnesses for the defense who were said to
be merab-rs of the House combln.- had in
the ca. He said that Albright. Helm and
, Sehuettler bad ben shown by lloltcarnp.
1 antfr and Sturdvant to have been nvm
; Lers of tin- euinliiii'. He rcvlenrd the ac
tions or Stock and Murrell. Stock and
Kratz. and talked about Kratz's conu-ctlon
with the bill In the Council.
:ov!-:rnok .miiNsnvs
i-i.K.v rou .fn rrr.i..
Governor Johnson was ho.rse nhe-i te
legan his cudress m the Jury. He poI.e in i
a low voire and could be hird by few per
sons In the audience although the Jun rs
nejr nhom he stood heard him plainly. He
sruke of Ills rencns!Wllty as the defend
ant's counsel. Then of the Jury's respon
slb llty "Ou- young Circuit Attorney Is
zralcus and ambitious. The court may be
amliilous. But each or you Is the power,
the Klrg. the Emperor In this case." he
said.
He referred to the ract that W. II. I.e
roreman or the Grand Jury which inves
tigated the boodle seand.il had be-orse
mixed whrn on the witness stand Wednes
day about the amount of money tach
branch of the Municipal Assembly was to
receive. Mr. Iye In his testimony slatil
that the House was to get W.CO) and the
"ouneil S75.WO which In fart was Ju-t tne
opposite. From this the Governor drew
rcrth the point that any man Is Isab'c to
forgft and dwelt for some tlm or. the fan
MHty of the human memory. H- declared
there wa no connection between L'hmann
end Faulkner anil referred to the voirs of
sex era! members of the Cltv Council against
whose nrmes no mention of dishonesty ever
had ben heard, whlrh helped to pass he
Suburban bll. J"
"I am getting well nlong In years." ha
sild. "I know thnt I am near the grave. I
have spent much tlm In the practice e.r
criminal law. I served six years In ths of
fice of Circuit Attorney. I tried the first
case that ever was tried in this forum. I
nevr was my object to drag a rmn down
and make a criminal of him simply b-cnuse
he was charged with a crime. I always
aimed to extend a kindly hand and help
P'r-ons along were I not positive of thlf
guilt. I would willingly lend my prrs nc
ir It would assist the Circuit Attorney li
prosecuting and punching the guilty."
Again referring to law briefly, the Gov
ernor closed his dramatic effort !h a pi a
for the Jury's compassion on th defendant.
Circuit Attorney Folk. too. was not In
good voice. He talked huskily at tlm's, but
it did not detract from the power or his ar
gument berore the twelve mn. who wer
to dclde Faulkner's guilt or Innocence.
As the representative or the State, he Te
clared that he wanted no man placed un
der the penalty or the law unless it ras
shown that the man had done something
Tor which he should b punished.
"They speak to you or puWic clamor." he
said. "In reply I wish to say that the pub
lic has Its rights. We are here to do rur
duty. I haxe no other motive In this cae
than to rulfill my duty as I have sworn to
do. You are here fur the same purpose.
The gentleman who has Just prev ded m---a
great lawyer, who has swayed Juries by
his magic eloquence Is employed to use all
his poner to free his client. He talks In
you on sentimental lines. He asks you. rot
lor Justice, but ror mercy. Did you ever
hear or tho Innocent crying for mercy? I
it not always the guilty that does, so? The
innocent wants only Justice. If he gets
that he cannot complain.
I'OI.IC EXCORIATES
coitnui-r puiiLic officials.
Continuing. Mr. Folk declared that tho
corrupt official strikes at the very founda
tion of law. He branded him as being
worse than the murderer, who often strikes
In the light; worse than the anarchist, who
recognizes no law.
"When vou go to a dilapidated city whoso
public buildings are In bad npalr and un
finished; whose streets are full of holes and
dirty and where the tax rate Is high. ;eu
know that Its public servants have denied
the trust placed In them. That a private
snap Is being worked: that a combine ex
ists. I believe this defendant toll Paul
Relss what Relss said he did. This de
fendant was a member of the Murrell com
bine. He knew It was organized to get
money. These circumstances are enough
against him, but on top or all that, you
have his own admission to Relss about the
$73.(rt. the surety deposit box .the keys and
the desperate straits in which members or
the combine found themselves. He knw
about the meeting which Murrell threatened
to call ir Stock did not pay; that a meatier
was to be appointed to take the mntter be
rore the Grand Jury. The derendant does
not deny this. He simply saje. 'I have no
recollection.
"Faulkner chose to dery the law. He
chose to stand trial Tor perjury. He has no
right to come here now nnd ask for mercy.
Bribery and perjury go together. The first
Is bad enough, but when coupled with the
latter. It Is the most difficult of problems
government has to deal with. If allowed
to go on. the government would be In the
sea of tyrany and controlled by the rich.
The object of punishment is to prevent
crime by ethers. Tho people of SL Louis
have been bound down by the hand of cor
ruption. I ask you to show that In St Louis
bribers and perjurers are punished for their
acta."
ROUTE OF GROCERS' PARADE.
Column to Form in Twelfth Street
and Proceed to Fair Grounds.
A big parade will precede the formal
opening or the Retail Grocers' Association's
Carnival at the Fair Grounds to-morrr.w.
The gates will be thrown open to the pub
lic at 12 o'clock.
The narade. conslstlnc of 1.300 decorated
grocer wagons, will rorm nt Twelfth and
Market streets at 9:20. The wagons will be
formed Into brigades and between each bri
gade will be a band of music and some spe
cial attractions.
The parade will proceed north on Twelfth
street to Washington avenue, west on
Washington avenue to Fifteenth street,
routh to Locust street, west on Iocust to
Garrison avenue, north on Garristn to Eas
ton avenue, west on East on avenue to
Grand avenue, south on Grand to Pine,
east on Pine to Jefferson, where they will
be reviewed by the marshal of the parade
and disband.
TO RAISE ENDOWMENT FUND.
Methodists Would Care for Super
annuated Ministers.
Nashville. Tenn.. July 23. At a meeting of
the trustees of the Methodist Episcopal
Church. South. It has been decided to en
deavor to raise a tj.CW.OOO endowment funi.
the interest of which is to go to superan
nuated ministers, widows and orphans
Illinois River Fnlllaff.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL
Havana. IIL. July 25. The Illinois River
has fallen iour Inches In the last twenty
four hours. Water Is still rushing through
the break in Lacey levee. Ssme rejldents
claim that several thousand dollars can yet
be saved by filling the break and starting
the pumps.
Arkansas Farnltnre House Sold.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Eureka Springs. Ark.. July 23. W S.
Wadsworth has sold his furniture and hsrd
xaro business to Mathews & Hawkins.
The stock, which filled five floors, is tho
largest in Northwest Arkansas and was the
longer furniture establishment cf Eureka
prlngs.
PUSt,
Pffi-KSESTED,
TnOSCUGhiy COOKS
SCiERTlTIG fiSD hTGIEfilG.
OCTL!C!OU5 AMD
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Pisre9 Palatable, Popular.
Millions are Eating Malta-Vita.
Malta-Vita is the original and only perfectly cooked, thor
oughly ir.alUd, fitted ar.d toast rd tvhole wheat food, and is
manufactured under letters fatext. Insist on getting Malta
Vita, the perfect food, manufactured by the
MAL.TA.VITA PUB.E FOOD CO..
Battle CroeK, Michigan. Toronto. Canada.
Slloyntains
r-iniii Him, wii.ii) i
DENYER, PUEBLO, SALT LAKE CITY, SAN FRAHCISCO,
TO COLORADO SPRINGS. 06DEN. LOS ANGELES.
Aug. 1 to 14, JAug. 1 to 14, , . 2g
Aug. 23 and 24. Aug. 23. nd 24. ' ZB
n or. . c 1 n Aug. 30 to Aug. 2 to ID.
Aug. 30 to Sept. 10. Seg 1Q
FROM FINAL LiniT. FINAL LIHlT. FINAL LIMIT.
OCTOBER 31 OCTOBER 31 SEPTEMBER 30
st. louis $21.00 JS36.00 f$47.50
Chicago 25.00 40.00 50.00
'On all other dat until September IS it. rates to Colorado and Utah points shown will to
ene fare, plus JiW.
:Aurul i to It. ratrs tn Salt Lak and Ortn will be JJ.OO lps than shown above.
tJulv rs. Augu.t 2 to 1, tickets will r oM rla san Fanr.co or Los AnHs returntnir nn
Tscoma. P. i HI. Portland. Vancouver an.! Vtctoria.at rates ju hlKh.r than quoted to San Fraadsco.
City Ticket Office. S V. Corner Broadway and Olive streeL General Passenger Agent.
tAJ Pine rtreet. SL Louis.
DIPLOMACY MAY
SETTLE DISPUTE
J.ipnn Has Claimed Marcus Island
for Twenty-Five Years and
Has a Settlement.
itErrnt.u" srrai.L
Washington. July K. Diplomacy, net
bloodshed, will rettle the ownership of that
speck In the vast laclflc known as Marcus
Island. If the I'nited Slates Department of
State can have Its way.
On that account official Washington I
watching with Increasing Interest the race
for the Island between the Japanese war
ship and the adventurous Captain A. A.
Rceehlll. In an American schooner.
There Is much official hare surrounding
Captain Roshllfs claim to the Island and
Inasmuch as the American navigator and
his title to possession mny prove very im
portant factors In settling the nationality
of the small strip of land. ofUclals here are
inclined to sustain him.
Japan's memorandum, now on file at the
State Department, says that that country
has claimed the Island for twenty-five
years: that it Is within the Jurisdiction of
Japan: that for a score or years it has
been on all or the Japanese map-.
So rar as known here the Information
that any flag was cvx planted on the
i.iinfl is contained In the report of Captain
Rosehlll to the Department of State that
In 1S he nailed the Stars and Stripes to a
cocoanut tree and at the same time he left
In a bottle Just under the flag a written
claim to the land which stated that he had
taken possession "' provided for by the
statutes or the United States.
Ml these questions will come up ror dis
cussion In International negotiations, and it
was said to-day that the question will un
doubtedly be satisfactorily settled by arbi
tration. . ..
Whether or not tere Is any Justice in
Captain Hosehlll's claim to ownership of
the Island and a consequent right to oper
ate the rlrh guano beds. It is altogether
certain from the records or the hydro
graphic oClce that he was not the discov
erer. The first report of this small bit of land
was "received from Captain Gelett of the
ship Morning Star, who as rar back as is.i
reported having passed Marcus Island. Ills
report however, contains no statement of j
k.,.,r TtihIpi! i
having landed.
Little Is known of Captain Itosehill In
Washington exceot that he has been a
navigator of the Pacific ror many years,
sometimes In command of missionary ves
sels and nt others conducting commercial
enterprises.
The records of the State Department
show Jhat he filed his bond of ttO.OX. as re
quired by law. less than three months ago.
or thirteen years after his claim to uis
coverv was announced. In the meantime
the Japanese had gone to the island and
established a village
Their exclusive occupancy during all this
time is not denlel by omiaU here, but
whether or not this establishes J:iMr.e.
Jurisdiction remains to be determined by
arbitration.
Arrratrd Murder Clmrjjr.
nnPL'KLP.- SPKCSAL
. St. Joseph. Mo.. July S. Chart's Renne
ts under arrest here cnarged with the mur
der of James l. I'lle, kwp-r ot a Ianljnn
ble Kast Km! s-ilwii. ou me nignt uf Jim
2. Two men entered the place and shot lire
In cold Hood. K nner leti town tee n ..
day and tius captured tn the Kjen.h un
toms north ol tne city several ..uy ag ..
The police kept tne arrest atr: until iv
day, hoping to capture the s.cund pj.ty.
Underwriters Sccrrtnry Ite.luns.
REPUBLIC SI'KClAL
Kvansvllle. Ind.. July i U I. Ros rs.
secretary or tne local Hoard oi LiU!ert.ri -ers.
sent In his rt-stsmiticii tu-uay. I. was
accepted. He is zuccer.t hete oy T. AI.
Gooaloe of IndlanapolU.
Aruoret to IIne Xew IlnnL-.
REPUBLIC SrECIAI-
Butler. Mo.. July S. Articles or Incorpo
ration were tiltd to-day ror the ltanic of
Amorct. at AmoreL Mo. Tne capital U 51.--J.
H. M. Gaily, cashier.
Corner Stone Lnld.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Sl Joseph. Mo.. July 23. The comer stone
of the new United Presayterian Cnurch waa
laid to-nlghL
n. AV. Grove.
This came must appear on every box of th
genuine Laxative iL-oao-Qulnlne Tablet
tc remedy that cures a cola la one day. 23c.
'SW-
noyRtSKIHO
RCO CGfiMf,
CURuEuii'
TO THE
oil Goasf.
OATS AT 72 CENTS:
HIGHEST SINCE WAR
Mayor Patten of Evanston Seems
to Have the Market Abso
lute! v Under Control.
itKruniJc srnci.vL.
Chicago. July K. Barring the war prices
of 1361. when oats were sold for Si cents,
the rriee of that grain to-day. under the.
spur of the quiet, but effective. Patten ma
nipulation, rose to the highest point In the
history of the Board or Trade 72 c'nts.
The advance was scored with very littl
trading, and scarcely any excitement In ha
pit. There was not a thins or Importance
new In the situation, but the predicament
or the shorts, togethfr with natural condi
tions, played Into the hands of the Kvans
ton Mayor, who seems to have the market
thoroughly In his power.
Patten, while one of the most successful
operators, has the reputation of belns one
of the fairest, and there is little likelihood,
the shorts believe, that he will press hla
advantage to the limit.
The selling to-day was chiefly by cah
people, and consisted of small lots made up
or purchases In the sample market. Tho
offering. were quickly picked up by tha
shorts. The cash market was strong with
the Patten crowd, still buying most or tha
"standard." and much or the other grades
as could be turned to contract purposes.
CHEATED SHERIFF OF ARREST.
Island Farmer Committed Suicide
Before Officer Arrived.
r.KprnLir srnriAL
Warrer.ton. Jic. July 5. Henry PItz. a
resident or an Island In the Missouri River
lying south or Case. Wan en County, com
mitted suicide yesterday evening by shoot
ing hlmseir with n shotgun.
1'itz had accused his wife of Infidelity and
on several occasions threatened to kill her.
On Thursday he repeated his threat, and a
neighbor by the name of Augustine came to
Warrenton to swear out a. warrant for his
nrresL I'ltz s wife nnd children had mean
time nk'n refuge at the home of a sister
in Hermann, and before the Sheriff could
reach Pltz he had taker his own life.
He left n letter In which he stated that
he would kill himself, and explained In de
tail how his property should be disposed of.
providing for the payment of his debts.
Westerners In Jfew Yorlt.
REPCBLIC SI'KClAL
New York. July 13. Among arrivals
at
the hotels to-day were th following:
St, Iul-U. MrOlnnls. K. L Stelner and Mm.
Sinner. l 11 Cibhott and Mrs. ubbott. O. D.
Morrison. F K. Keruuson. fark Arenu: Mrs.
I. Uahr. K. Unb-rir J w. Kray and Mrs.
Ura.. Ml-s II. X Hrw.ler. Holland: J. F.
lfclard I!, l.orilon ami Mrs. GoMon. Gtlev:
. L Oarrlson. J P Williams, ruth Avenue;
J Warhtrl R IUM .rf an-l Mrs. Ilaldorf. Kar:-Inst'in-
Mis :. L Ilv. Mn. K. T Iay. Mur
ray Hill. V II. Uin.VL MarltwrouKh: F M.
WrhtiT. Xavarrr V l. Hetkert. Cosmopolitan;
. Kl-nua. lprfm-n: Doctor E. O Condon.
1". i'ilon an-l Mrs. Con n. St. rnls; IL
v. Friedman. Imperial. C. O Oox. Orand t'nlon;
IJ T. M .!-r.:in..n. N-irmandfe J. L. Ilivlln.
'orttiM-nlal: V IMirrton. Hrrard: W. A. Alden.
CidllUr; A. i. Wllv. Kal'lsh.
Kann City O TU-henor. TV. P. Woods.
Grind: I. It Mendelfohn. Normandla: L, U.
I6vle. Imrwtlal
St. Joseph S. F. Nave. ImprlaL
wiiiTn inrKi.niiKURic. j
Rnri'r.uc SPECIAL,
Pine Hluff. Ark.. July 25. Miss Ruby L.
Mlrkleberrie was married to Mr. James
Whit to-d.iy. Both are well-known young
peopl-r.
COOIVROD HICK5.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL
Medora. III.. July 25. Mr. John H. Coon
rol ami -Miss Hell Hicks, both of Palmyra,
were married yesterday at Palmyra.
HALL LYLK.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL
Litchfield. 111.. July 25,-Mr. Harry B. Hall
and Miss 1 lllie Lyle were married here last
evening.
Kl'LICS RATCLIFF.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Beardstoan. IIL. July 23. Mr. R. B Fulks
and Miss Maria Ratcltff. were married at
Sprlngneld. IIL. thU morning. The wedding
a great sunrise to their friends. Mr.
Fulks is commander of the Grand Army
pot or this place.
Chicago Girls Mlaaln;? In Colorado.
Colorado Springs. Colo.. July 23. No trac
of Kdllh and Florence Lewis or Chicago,
missing since the morning or July 2i.has
been obtained by the city police. Chief
O'Neill or Chicago to-day requested that
every effort be made to locate the rnisinr
giru.
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