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14 THE -REPUBLIC: SATURDAY. AUGUST 16. 1902. iu r -; in THE NEW ST. JAMES HOTEL, Brsadwij end Walnut Sf., Sf. Louis, Ma. Take Market Street Cars direct to ana Crom UNION DEPOT. Tbls Hotel frill be open for business August 18. 'AMBRICAN PLAN. 12.00 Per Day and Up. EUROPEAN FLAN. $1.00 Per Day and Up. Rooms with Bath, 0 cents extra, P. SHORT, Proprietor and Manager. Diamonds. Watches. Jewelry. Guns & Pistols. Lowest rates of Interest. GLOBE, 109 N. 6th St., bat. Pine & Chestnut. BARGAINS IN UNREDEEMED PLEDGES. nmOUEY TO LOAN. In not from Jl to $100,000. at lowest rates of In i. Van Raalte & Co., 413 N. Sixth Street: also 21 J N. Seventh Street Bargains la unredeemed watches, diamonds and Kw.lrx- PILE! t Fcrmaceatly cured without rer .Eictl eptrstlon. Curt Guir lanfted. CocmltitUn fret. flnd ' Se atamn far S8 virt BookUt DR. M. KKT SMITH. SpecUllit, 100 OllTt St.. St.Xouli, jtto. NOTARY PUBLIC. JOSEPH F. FARISH, ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC TJUILDIKG. TEL. MAIN 2018. KINLOCU A 073. CITV ITEMS. CLOSED at 1 o'clock to-day at Crn -ford's. Do your shopping in the foreni. VISITORS AT ST. LOUIS HOTELS. Mr. and Mrs. C. W. Stephens of Colum bus, Mo., are at the Southern. P. A. Relnhart of Omaha, Neb., -was at the Planters yesterday. J. P. Tull of Kenwood, La., has rooms at the LIndell. P. F. Eaton of Boston, Mass., arrived at (he St Nicholas yesterday. L. M. Franklin of Springfield, Mo., is reg istered at the Laclede. Mr. and Mrs. George Thomas of Mont gomery. Ala., are at the Moser. Louis C. Buford of Kingfisher, L T., was at Horn's yesterday. J. H. Pirkey of Indianapolis, Ind., Is reg istered at the Southern. George Smith of East Liverpool, O., haa rooms at the Planters. W. T. Wade of Vlnlta, L T., Is a guest at the LIndell. C. E. Day of New York was among yes terday's arrivals at the St. Nicholas. Harry L. Manning of Kokomo, Ind., spent yesterday at the Laclede. Mrs. J. Rose and family of Greenville, Miss., are at the Southern. J. A. Bradley of Nashville, Tenn., Is reg istered at the Planters. A. L. Hlgdon of Lampasas, Tex., Is a guest at the LIndell. Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stokes of Boston, Mass.. are at the St. Nicholas. O. L. RItchfleld of Lebanon, Mo., Is stop ping at the Laclede. William L. Smith of Kalamazoo, Mich., was at the Southern yesterday. Mr. and Mra J. Ernst Jarratt of Ma riana, Ark., are at the Planters. D. B. Drake of Oklahoma City, L T ar rived at the LIndell yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Brunner of New Tork are at the St. Nicholas. J. L. Pattison of Covington, Ky., is reg istered at the Laclede. Cnrea the Drink Habit. Tho Immune Treatment removes all de sire for drink: and. in fact, makes alchollc stimulants of all kinds offensive. The lead ing business men and ministers of St. Louis have Indorsed this method, and their let ters will be submitted to any one interested. Offices of tno PAQUIN IMMUNE COM PANY are 417, 418. 419, 420 and 4a Fullerton building. St. Louis. Note When writing, mention "Republic" PULLED TRIGGER WITH TOE. Clans Eggers Used His Army Gun to Kill Himself. Claus Ecgers used the gun he had carried In tho Franco-Prussian War to commit sui cide in his room at No. 627 South Broad way yesterday about noon, pulling the trig ger of the weapon with his toe. His shoe and stocking were found at the side of the chair in which he had sat down to die. From information gathered by the police it is Inferred that Eggers killed himself be cause he had been separated from his wife. He lived on the third floor of the building and the shot attracted Emll Almoos and wife, who have apartments on the second floor. When they reached the rcom Eg gers was dead. Mrs. Almoos told Policeman Clark that Eggers s wife had visited him every two weeks since their separation and paid his room rent. His wife's address could not be ascertained by the police. .The weapon with which Eggers killed himself was taken to the Four Courts. It is of a peculiar pattern and evidently was made many years ago. Correct Forms of Wedding? Invitations Beautifully engraved by experts in our own stationery -hops. Samples and prices nailed free. . MERMOD & JACCARD'S, On Broadway, corner Locust street. FOUND NEGRO IN HER ROOM. Mrs. William Weseman's Screams Frightened Intruder Away. Mrs. William Weseman of No. 2319 Pine street awoke about dawn yesterday to find e, burly negro Btanding at her bedside. She screamed for help and her husband, who was in the .kitchen, ran into the room in time to see the negro run from the yard. The negro entered the house by climbing Into it window near which tveo children were sleeping en the floor. To get Into the room ha had to step over the children. Fred Jackson, a negro, of No. 2002 Caxr street, was arrested yesterday and Mrs. Weseman Identified him as the person whom she found in the room. -m 97.00 tor the Itooal Trip, Chicago to Mackinac Island, $6.00 to Mack ,nawc,ty and t0 Petoskey, Bay View and Traverse City via Michigan Central and St?11 fPi3" .ana Indiana Rys. Tickets will be sold August 22d, good re turning until September 2d. For partlcu ;?IS address L. D. Heusner, Q. W. P. A., 119 Adams ntreet. Chicago. Sorento Celebrated Birthday. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Greenville. IIL. Aug. 15,-Sorento to-day celebrated the twentieth anniversary of the arrival of the first family on the town site. Speeches were made by Judge Cicero J. Llndley of this city. Judge B. R. Bur roughs of Edwardsvllle and Amos Oiler of Litchfield. The celebration closed with a display of fireworks to-night. A TEXAS WONDER HALL'S GREAT DISCOVERY. One bottle of the Texas Wonder, Hall's Great Discovery, cures all kidney and bladder troubles, removes gravel, cures diabetes, seminal emissions, weak and lame backs, rheumatism and all ir regularities of the kidneys and bladder in both men and women, regulates bladder troubles in children. If not sold by your druggist, will be sent by mail on receipt of 11. One small bottle is two months' treat ment, and will cure any case above men tioned. Dr. .E. W. Hall, sole manufacturer, P. O. Box 629, St. Louis. Mo. Send for tes timonials. Sold by all druggists. Office SSI Olive street. Dr. E. W. Hall, St. Louis, Mo. Dear Sir: Less than one-half bottle of your Texas Wonder, Hall's Great Discovery, has cured me of a severe kidney and bladder trouble, and I can cheerfully recommend It to others suffering in same manner. Yours truly, H. F. OBEt! At Wolff-Wilson Drug Store, erner Sixth and Washington are. Comptroller Player, in -His Annual Report, Demonstrates the Urgent Need of Citizens to Eender Assistance for Adoption of Meas ures to Give the City Power to Levy Appropriations for Improvements Statement of City's Finances. The annual report of Comptroller Player, which was submitted yesterday to Acting Mayor Hornsby and the Municipal Assem bly, presents a series of arguments, main tained by exhibits of financial transactions, in favor of the proposed amendments to the State Constitution. With the assistance of clear statements, showing the monetary difficulties under which the municipality has been struggling, Mr. Player demonstrates how urgent It is for the voters of the city and State to ren der willing encouragement toward propaga tion of Important public work. "The needs of the city are but Inadequate ly expressed by the estimated deficiency of about $1,000,000 for municipal revenue pur- poses." Mr. Player states. "By far the most important pressing needs have not been persistently forced upon your atten tion, for the simple reason that constitu tional and charter limitations put it entirely beyond the power of the city, even through a vote of its citizens, to secure the large amounts necessary for improvements in .the way of the erection and completion of pub lic buildings, the construction and repair of sewers, and the reconstruction and improve ment of streets, where the city's share of the coBt is too great to be met by appropria tions from current revenue. "Serious consideration should be given to the question of providing means for the ac complishment of the following new public work: Public Buildings. Completion of new City Hospital Completion of new City Hah 2S5.0U0 01 zsu.ouj.m xiospiiai jor i.nrunio ana vonvaiescem Cases CO0.MM.tf) Female Hospital 3uO,'00.!M .Additions to Insane Asylum Suu.viv.w Ten tire engine-house?, which with cost of lota, equipments, etc.. will coat 600,010 09 Total cost of completion and erection of new public buildings J2,07S,OOO.W "Other new buildings and additions that will be required in the near future are a Poorhouse, costing probably $1,000,000; a building to accommodate the Jail, Criminal Courts, Police Courts and police head quarters, costing possibly $1,000,000; Health Department headquarters, including an emergency hospital, dispensary and ambu lance stations, to be erected on the site of the old City Hall, at a cost of about $300, 000; also, additions to the House of Refuge and Workhouse, the cost of which has not as yet, been estimated. Sewer Work. Sen erg for the River des Peres. Harlem. Ginprass andXiUlse Creek alleys, the construction of whicn will cost (ap proximately) Jl.i20.OW.00 Reconstruction of Mill Creek Sewers by replacing wooden bottom with a con crete Invert covered by a wearing sur face of vitrified brick -250,009 00 Total J1.670.WO.0O "It was necessary to reduce the estimates of the Street Department for the current year $645,000, appropriated as follows: From street cleaning;, labor and carts. .L$223,00.09 From street cleaning Block system of cleaning streets in business section.... 40,0o0.00 From street cleaning;, atone and wood blocks, brick and asphaltum pavement 80,909. to From repairs of streets with Macadam and other material 350.000.00 From street repairs Miscellaneous ex penses in the way of repairing gutters, curbs, cross-walks and alley entrances, the opening of sewer inlets and cut ting weeds, hire of teams for rollers in the operation of steam rollers, etc 100,000.00 Other miscellaneous expenses t,i00.00 Total .0W.W "It Is evident that something must be done to relieve prevailing conditions. The city must look for relief to the ccnstl tutlonal amendments to be submitted to the voters of the State at the election to be held In November next. The purposes of the amendments to the Constitution are briefly stated: "First. To authorize the levy of a tax of $0.35 on each $100 of taxable property. "Authorizing an increase in the bonded indebtedness of the city, by excluding from the computation In determining the aggregate indebtedness the city may in cur the $5,111,000 of a county debt aspumed by the city at the time of separation Irom the county, leaving the county kt the time free from Indebtedness. Also exclud ing the $5,S0S,000 of Waterworks indebted ness. "At least 40 per cent of the revenue of the State is derived from taxes assessed against real and personal property of this city, together with payments into the State Treasury on account of licenses. "During the last fiscal year the city paid to the State for the purposes enumer ated $1,234,077.02. In return? deducting the city's share of the foreign Insurance tax, $41,897.31, the State paid to the city $111, 880.63, being the Btate's portion of the cost of assessing the revenue, and for witness and other fees in the Criminal Court, to gether with several small Items. "The city cares for the State's halt, maimed, blind, insane and criminals In its institutions, and it is manifestly unfair to deprive the city of the enjoyment of the privileges accorded by the State to coun ties. The law should be so amended as to secure for the city the benefits of the same State aid for its Institutions that is enjoyed by counties. "Your attention is also directed to the necessity for amending the laws of the State applicable to the city of St. Louis, fixing the number of districts from which Justices of the Peace and Constables shall be elected, establishing their Jurisdiction and defining their duties." Estimates of Rercnne and uumaiea as FUNDS. Available for Appropria tion. Interest and public-debt revenue $2,239,848.28 Municipal revenue 6,660,140.22 Waterworks revenue 3,291,431.85 Harbor fund 117.040.4S Totals Deduction on account of deficiency in quirements. TO BE A SOLDIER'S BRIDE. Miss Carrie Dana Is to Marry Phil ippine Veteran. Miss Carrie Dana, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. T. Dana of No. 2304 St. Vincent ave nue, and James Jensen will be married on August 27. The ceremony will take place at Mr. Dana's country home, which is near Luxemburg; St. Louis County. Mr. Jensen was a soldier in the Philip pines, serving as an orderly to General Jacob Smith. A few months ago he came to St. Louis, and shortly before the expira tion of his term of enlistment met Miss Dana at a drill at the First Regiment Ar mory. Since then Mr. Jensen has been dis charged from the army, and he proposes to make St. Louis his home. LIndell Hotel Turkish Baths. New and modern. Now open to patronage. IMPROVEMENT ASSOCIATION MEET ING The Tenth Ward Improvement Asso ciation will hold a meeting Sunday after noon at 3 o'clock at Chippewa Hall, Ore gon avenue and Chippewa street. Doctor B. C Kunge and Henry Falrback will speak. The street railway and pure food bills will be discussed. 8CHOOL BENEFIT AT HIGHLANDS The management, oi tne orest iraric niBu- lands will give a benefit this afternoon and eyenlnr for St. James's Parochial School. AMENDMENT CONSTITUTION. At tho closa of the last fiscal year there were $730,739.83 more in the City Treasury than at the close of the preceding fiscal year. The receipts showed an increase of $312,711.88 and the disbursements a decrease of J113.CC7.S5. Of the aggregate balance of S7S0.733.S3, only $303,553.93 are available lor municipal purposes, as balances in all funds, except municipal revenue, are, by law. re served for special purposes. The revenue is not sufficient by at least $1,000,000. Comptroller Player says, for gen eral municipal purpo?es. Owing to the fact that a balance of IM3.333.93 wag obtained by strict economy, appropriations were larger this year than ever before. Never theless, the estimated requirements for this j rear are $462,000 In excess of the estimates i for the last fiscal year. Concerning revenue and requirements Mr. Player states: "The amount required to meet expendi tures for purely municipal purposes, is $6S3, 229.82 In excess of what 1 estimated to be the actual amount available for such pur poses. At the end of the fiscal ear, 1902, heads of the departments were requested by me to submit estimates of requirements for the current year, based: "First On the minimum amount that can bo made to cover expenses under pressure resulting from inadequate revenue, and "Second On the minimum amount required to secure the be&t results and normal con ditions, with due regard to economy. "Tlie estimates submitted aggregated, for municipal purposes, under the first con ditions, $730,OUO. Under the second con dition, $8,2S0,C0O. "There can be no doubt that the revenue of the city for general municipal purposes is, at the lowest estimate, at least one million dollars ($l,009,0uo; short of meeting actual requirements. "The estimated requirements for general municipal purposes for the current year (that Is, the year ending April 13. 1903,) are nearly $462,000 In excess of the estimated re quirements for the fiscal year Just closed. The estimated amount available for appro priations to meet these requirements ex ceeds the estimate of last year by about $673,000. The amount estimated as being available for general municipal purposes for the last fiscal year was $3,987,212.30. The amount actually disbursed on account of municipal revenue for the same period was $5,983,673.02, but at the close of the last fiscal year there was, as haa been shown, an un appropriated balance In the treasury of $305,555.93. "This statement exhibits the receipts and disbursements: Receipts. Year Tear Bndlng Ending April S, 'tL April 1, 02. Interest and puDlia debt .Jl.250.853.3 J1.160.S29. ,. S.975.SH.13 6,260,633.30 ,. 1.630.M5.35 1,773,665.36 6I,73:.2 65,990.30 revenue Municipal revenue . Waterworks revenue Harbor fund Total receipts JS.918,S06.73 $3,261,215.61 Increase for year ending April 7. 1902 341,711.81 Disbursements. Interest and public debt ,, revenue. ;,:,t: vvv Municipal revenue Vlli'iivli Waterworks revenue. 1,555.217.34 Harbor fund .4.0. 5.SSJ.673.03 1.2Z7.S27 U SS.U23.0u Total disbursements $8.S1S,W8.7J $8,470,478.73 0craxe for year ending April 7. 1302 418.104.22.168 Excess of receipts over disbursements for the year ending April 7, 102. .80,733.83 The following Is a comparative statement of the principal items of receipts ind dis bursements in the closing year of the last regime and the first year of this adminis tration: Some of the principal items in receipts and disbursements of 1900-1 and 1901-2: RECEIPTS. 1301. 1302. TnT .J4.861.26S.06 $4,874,142.33 Licenses J.51S.S6S.6 Franchise 17,260.W Surplus commisslones of Collector. 6,323.18 Justice of the Peace Courts 45,438.76 Police Courts 8,245.60 Market Rents 29,764.75 Scales 14,430,61 Boiler and Elevator In spections 14,144.00 Inspector of Weights and Measures 9.760.23 Building Inspector S.9S7.0) itecording Deeds, etc 29,486.4) Interest on Current De posits 92.a3.29 "water Rates 1,607.105.82 Wharfage Harbor Fund.. 60.484.71 DISBURSEMENTS. Courts J 371.2c2.68 Coroner and Morgue 21,033.33 Board of Engineers, In spector of Weights and Measures and Recorder of Deeds 66,899.61 Fire Department and Flra Alarm Telegraph 712,282.87 Health Department 787,712.70 House of Refuge, Jail and Workhouse 184,212.40 Lighting Streets, Alleys, Parks and Public Places. 423,185.25 Lighting Public Buildings. 91.304.SS Police 1,53S,15.69 Public Buildings, Salaries. Current Expenses and Repairs 48.920.43 Parks 118,716.28 Sewer Department Salar ies, Current Expanses and Repairs 100.232.57 Streets 4S5.J73.12 Arsessment of the Rev enue 78.492.44 CommlMlorer of Publlo Buildings 17.C83.87 Commissioner of Suppjies. 16,258.31 Board of Public Improve- 1.7U7.143.57 ZK,1U9.21 21.624.S5 49,063.82 16,623.75 20,823.20 17.SW.80 13,874.00 9.868.75 14.240.(0 45,320.20 12i.249.23 1,756, B56.S0 65,181.65 $ 274.350.28 26,718.76 65,738.79 763.401.62 870,423.33 180,247.65 602,079.43 83.8M.77 1,623.061.16 50.807711 U5.3C3.6Z 97,839.07 433.720.43 72211.41 20.818.32 17,285.93 iiicuia -re3iacm s uc partment . 43.S63.93 to.i2s.:s 48.660.C3 S3.341.16 4J.104.64 69.630.82 166, 463.66 uce cense Commissioner . Municipal Assamblv ... 49.507.2S Contingent Fund 21,330.79 Election and Registration. 94.963.C3 .ranting and staUonery for Executive Depart ments S0.6S4.M Plumbing Department .... 10.035.73 Waterworks Department.. 1,665.317.24 Harbor Fund 69,470.33 32,676.02 10.228.41 1.237,927. U 63, 02? Oi Requirements for This Year. ., . . Excess of Est! mated Ttesnur- Estimated ces over Esti- Require- mated Re- ments. quirements. $1,545,500.00 $ 694,343.28 7,349,370.04 689,229.82 722.456.98 2,568,974.87 65,160.00 51.SSO.46 $12.30S.40.81 $9,632,487.02 $2,625,973.79 municipal revenue funds available to meet r'e ". .r- ivSb.0-wi2S h?w Justjces' courts , have wi.i-1 al a ,osa xrom ! to 1902 Flical years ending April, life .... April, 1S34 .... April, 1837 .... April, 1SS8 .... April, 1S?3 ... April. 1900 ... April, 1901 ... April, 1302 .,. Excess of cost. 3 18.029.69 19.S3I.05 1S.995.83 28.466.11 24.3SO.42 4S.233.S1 47.M2.59 44.043.73 3337,770.82 $813,722.60 J245.961.7S Foresters' Leagrne Qntncy Excursion. Sunday, August 17. Leave Union Station a. m. via Burlington Route. Tickets, ST. LOUIS COUNTY PARAGRAPHS. -... uertUa Allinirlit fllt .nil ,.. rtlvMKM LILi ? .layton Circuit Court vesterday afrunst William Athrl.ht .IImI.. ...,...- innmiH. rr "'.;t .'i?. .jy-"" I?" Jt and separated August 2, 1902. They h.av?.t7rree children and the plaintiff tsks tor tbelr custody and also for maintenance. The case of Scott Bronster, charced with assault with Intent to kill, -was con tinued in Justice Hansmann's court In Ma plewood yesterday until September 9 George C. and George H. Fox and Robert McyonneU swore nut the warrant against Broustcr, charging him with arsauIUng them on a street car. A similar chanre was preferred by Brouster and Justice Hans mann concluded to wait until It wrb -passed upon by Justice Greensfelder, September 3. yz " ..o. j.ub cuupie were xnaxnea iarcn Charles Zlnere" Yeirterdn-v ant tract of land on the Clayton road to Marv W. Calhoun for $5,000. Amounts Cost of of fees, maintenance. ...J 9.954.80 J 27.SS4.41 ... 65.28 SS.237.S4 .. 60,43.04 39.448.92 ... 68,521.83 S3.S3.-.S4 ... 5.6:3.39 81,053 81 ... 62,353.19 11.604.20 ... 45,435.76 S3.S11.7S ... 43.069.S2 93,102.55 "Lowest-Priced House la Tills very handsome 14k. Solid Gold Watch, richly engraved hunting ca-se. with 15-Jewel nickel move ment, only BROADWAY, COR. LOCUST. Wrllt for Catalogue. MAILED FREE "JUDGMENT IS BAD: REASONS ARE WORSE" Counsel for Prosecution Severely Criticises Decision in Gay- nor-Greene Case. Montreal. Quebec, Aug.13. Donald Monas ter, leading counsel for the United States. to-day gave out the following statement in reference to Judge Caron's Judgment In the Gaynor-Greene case: "In my opinion the Judgment is bad, and the reasons In support of it worse. The Judgment Is In effect a snap Judgment with out an opportunity for counsel being heard upon the whole case. "The first ground of the judgment Is that the warrant issued by Judge LaFontaine for the arrest of the prisoners does not contain tho date of the commission of the crime." Mr. McMasters considers this a most ex traordinary reason, as he holds the warrant to be in the words of the form prescribed by the statute. According to him the date In the warrant was not at all necessary, neither by tho form of the statute nor by the express terms of the extradition act. "But fcuppoose that the date wero required in the warrant of the arrest," he continues, "which It certainly did not. Once the pris oners are brought before a Judge or Jus tice the date In the warrant becomes abso lutely Immaterial. "On the whole. I am unable to conceive how this Judgment under such circum stances could be rendered. The authorities submitted on behalf of the United States Government do not appear to have received any consideration. Neither does the Judg ment of Justice Andrews. It Is either ig nored or lightly brushed aside. That Judg ment was res Judicata. Justice Caron was absolutely bound by its terms upon every principle underlying the administration of Justice." Glasses Slionld Suit the Eyes, And when fitted by Dr. Bond, our expert optician, they always do. Steel frames $1 and up; gold $5 and up. Examination free. MERMOD & JACCARD'S, On Broadway, corner Locust street. D. C. LEAVITT IS AWAKE AFTER THREE MONTHS' SLEEP Kansas City Man Appears Well and Expects to Retnrn to Work In September. REPUBIJC SPECIAL. Kansas City, Mo., Aug. 15. D. C. Leavitt of No. S214 East Twelfth street, who slept for three months, and was recently awak ened. Is greeting friends upon the street in a hearty manner and looks well. He does not intend to resume work as a traveling salesman until the middle of September, but he looks heartier now than many men who are perfectly well. The case of Mr. Leavitt has attracted at tention all over the country. He would fall into one of his sleeps of several days and nights duration and although unable ... . .ln..l - .,,,, t, .,. ., .-.I.. ku ...-v uuumi ";on. au at-Vo.c..i..j i ue ionato saia ne was employed as a sales unconscious, would hear the talk by his man by the Scalzo Fruit Company and his bedside. Ho knew the physicians told his j friend was bookkeeper for his employer. wife that his case was hopeless, and that, hla rise w.ia hnneless. and that. even if he recovered somewhat, he would be an embecile and that the best thing to do was to send him to an asylum. His condition, so far as he himself felt, was that of a man so weary that he cannot keep his eyes open. But even when arou.sed he could not express himself about the ter ror which afflicted him. Upon being shaken and called sharply he could speak, but al ways in a drowsy way. The theory that the principal nerve In tho back of the neck had undergone a stricture, producing possible congestion of blood in the head, physicians say, seems to explain the condition of sleep. E. Jaccard Jewelry Co.'j Office, Corner Broadway and Locust. Write for catalogue, 3.500 engravings. Mailtdfrte. ARTIST FRANK HOLME IS ILL Well-Known Writers Take Novel Method of Assistance. REPUBLIC SPECIAL New Tork, Aug. 15. Frank Holme, in corporated, offered fifty shares of Its lim ited stock to the public to-day. Its initia tive was the love of men for a man. Frank Holme, artist. Illustrator, wood engraver and author of the 'Bandarlog Books is the man. Some of the men are Kirke La Shelle, Ray Brown, George Bentham. W. W. Dens low, George Ade and John T. McCutch eon. They are the incorporators of Frank Holme, Incorporated. Others who have grasped the opportunity to buy a share of Frank Holme are Augustus Thomas, Frank H. Vanderlip, FInley Peter Dunne ("Mr. Dooley"). William E. Lewis. Charles Dryden. Frederick Upham Adams, T. E. Powers and John A. Roebllng. All were members of the famous Chicago "White Chapel Club." Frank Holme has weak lungs. Physi cians have told him a year or two in Arizona will probably make him sound again. This unique stock company is to have 200 shares, of which Frank Holme will X.. .f, T7I. Ml.n-n will 1.A .flM . fC ju&vu xau r my on." ... wc auiu w w .Anl. ... ..I....I.. .nnlt.l fnr ItiflHnimtiTii. 9t . new bandarlog press in Phoenix Only I .... v,-. .lli inM tn nnv net-arm Th 2". "" v" " r-,-j- ,?, c ,jm:: ,. yX. Tirnrlnrerl will be "The i "" i" """ suucuon, curcu u prcacrjp PokerRubafyar Verses' Vmrke lZ tlonUon No' Etaer & Amend- i Salle, illustrations by Frank Holme. All editions wiU be limited to 247 copies, each each stockholder to receive a copy and the balance to be sold at $5 each. Four books will be produced annually. Solpbogen relieves all stomach and bo we troubles. Write for booklet. U24 Olive St. IRON WDRTTFR FALLS Edward T. Clark, an iron worker, while working at the St. Louis Porcelain Cement Works feU twenty-five feet from a platform yesterday morning, landed on a girder on the .first Boor and sustained Internal injuries, was taken home. He America tor Fine Qoods." FINE WATCH LlJffl THERE are no other Watches like Mer mod & Jaccard's. The name stands for all that is best in the Watch world. Where precision and accuracy are required one should always use a Mermod & Jaccard Watch. rJHry one sent out carries with it the firm's written guarantee, insuring superior excellence and perfect timekeeping. Watches From $6 to S675. Roys' and Girls' Watches S 6 to S 20 Gentlemen's Solid Sliver Watches. .S IO to S 50 Gentlcmeii'sGoId Filled Watches. -S20 to S 55 Gentlemen's Solid Gold Watches.. .S35 to S500 Ladles' Solid Silver Watches S 6 to S 18 Ladles' Gold Filled Watches S 15 to S 48 Ladies' Solid Gold Watches S20 to S400 Ladles' Chatelaine Watches S 8 to S675 MAIL ORDERS CAREFULLY FILLED. CIVIC LEAGUE AGTIVE 'IN CLEANING CITY Requests Members to Keep Thor oughfares Clean After Filth lias liceu Removed. The Civic Improvement League has passed a resolution requesting every mem ber of the organization to take up in his neighborhood the work of keeping streets and alleys clean after the rubbish and filth has been removed through the city depart ments under the orders of Mayor AVells. The resolution provides that each mem ber of the league be constituted a commit tee of one of his neighborhood to stir up the citizens to the necessity of maintaining a clean conTJition of streets and allevs after the cleansing by the city authorities is com pleted. It is requested that where several mem bers of the league reside in the same pre cinct they should unite their efforts and, when desired. Information and suggestions be obtained from the officers of the league as to the best methods of work. The resolution was signed by the follow ing committee: William E. Guy, chairman; E. L. Ad- reon, A. D. Brown. James W. Bell, Joseph" D. Bascom, George O. Carpenter, J. Charles Cabanne, Pierre Chouteau, John Fowler, Frank B. Hlrschberg, H. C. Haar stick, Alfred Shapleigh, Julius Pitzman. George O. Thornton and Richard Singer. Mayor Weils was informed by telegraph of the proposed action of the league mem bers and his opinion of the plan solicited. The Mayor replied from Cape May, as fol lows: "Think your plan most excellent. If every citizen will perform his mite and insist on the police enforcing the ordi nances a decided change for the better would be the result." Card to the Public. I wish In behalf of my associates to thank the public of St. Louis, especially those who take an interest for the sake of the .-port of high-class racing, and also thank the press of St. Louis for their cor dial co-operation. It is the desire of the Klnloch Park Jockey Club, whom I have the honor to represent, to give a hish-clas meeting for fifteen days. I have at their request engaged the most skillful men at my command to assist me In making the meeting a grand success, which t has already proved to be. The "train service" in the future will be greatly Improved and It will be the aim of tho management to have the races over by 5 o'clock each day. To-day there will be four special trains from Union Station and Olive street. In addition to the events already offered, we will give an extra handicap of $1000 next week. P. J. CARMODY. Manager. SCHLESSINGER GETS WARRANT. Charges Customer With Obtaining Goods by False Pretenses. Adolph Schlesslnger, a tailor at No. 15 North Seventh street, swore out a warrant yesterday charging Florian De Donato, Jr., of No. 5S82 Julian avenue, with obtaining goods under false pretenses. To George Fickheissen, Acting Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, Schlesslnger said: "De Donato ordered a suit of clothes of me to cost $28. He sent a negro for the suit, but I refused to let him have it without the cash. In a few days De Donato came to , me airnrananlft , annt!.., .-,,.- ,, ! iV ""' -:."- " ;- je. ."". 4"S companion explained that it would ho ' Imnncdhl. fnr. TV. nn.M ... ..... t.t i until a few days later. I let him have the suit and have waited all this Ume for my money. I visited the vnune man' fnthor but he refused to do anything fur me." De Donato, who is a clerk at the Florita Fruit rnmnnnv KT im v-.. rr.i.1.., . . ,j -.,.-. ..j, .w. .w. .ui VII X.lilU ilKCCL, said yesterday afternoon that no papers had i ","cu u" mm ana ne naa no knowl edge of a warrant being Issued. He says US. g1t,tle sult- but claims It did not fit. .No bill has been presented to me," said he. and I do not feel that I owe anything, as the clothes were not what I ordered." A BIrthdny-GIft nine Is always appropriate. For August, the "Moonstone." meaning "conjugal felici ty." We have them from $2.50 to $15, and set with diamonds and moonstone, ud to $130. MERMOD & JACCARD'S, On Broadway, corner Locust street. POLICE OFFICERS ARE SUED. William J. Turner, a Secondhand Dealer, Asks 24,000 Damages. William J. Turner, a secondhand dealer at No. 903 Market street, filed suit In the Circuit Court yesterday against Chief of Detectives William Desmond, Assistant Chief of De tectives James H. Smith. Police Captain Peter Reynolds and Detectives Henry Frese and Patrick M. Lally for $21,000 damajes. ,rZnew PIantlff alleges that on October 1, i j ? Durchased twelve gold watches and gold rings from a customer. The property was taken to the Four Courts and locked up In a safe In Chief Desmond's office Tur ner brought suit to recover the property. The defendants told him, he avers, that If he did not quit business they would force him to. He was arrested on a charge of re ceiving stolen property and was declared not guilty. On another occasion he was ar rested on a similar charge and a nolle prosequi was entered In the case. He was also prosecuted in the United States Dis trict Court on a charge of having bought a soldier's uniform and was found not guilty. June 11 last, while he was accompanying Detectlye Lally to Chief Desmond's office, he charges that Lally struck him in the face and knocked him down. Rheumatism, more painful in this climate SMALL WORM ATTACKS HEDGES Farmers Near Holden, Mo., Are Much Worried. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Holden. Mo.. Aug. 15. The farmers living ( southeast of liolden report tnat a small green worm about an inch long with a web is stripping the hedges. The limbs are as bare as in winter. When the hede-ea nn finished the neoDle fear that the worms will attack the other foliage. "HUMPHREY'S CORNER." IF YOU NEED- CUiklnMj Or For yourself or boy, Half trice. Jsote tne neaucnons: Men's Clothing. n Ai n aa m jt .a M M Suits .JJli. ll!uksB!?.e..S.e.?f. S9.75 "andant?".8..!:?.1! $9.75$3.00 and $6.00 Sailor $3.75 $12.00 Wool Crash Coats C7 7tS$7.00 and $6.00 Vestee CI Qfi and Pants " ,y a i Suits pi.yt $6 00 Silk C-I 7 ?$1.00 Negligee JOC Coats ,,''a) Shirts '" ?'. S3.7S - $2.25 P?4 3l.0 Genuine Seersucker Coat C.7 7 s? and Vest 3J.JD Hat Department. . .$2.50 $3.50 Manila CO OS Straws p&'&V $1.90 Senlt CI (f Straws I,UU $1.25 Rough 50C Straws . Broken Lots Large and small sizes only: values, $2.50. $2.00. $1.00 and $1.00. 25c Broadway and HUSBAND HAS FIERY ORDEAL IN JUDGE SIDENER'S COURT. Told Wife the Charge Was Disturb ance of Pence, but She Learned It Was Shooting Craps. "Are you not ashamed to be caught shoot-, ing craps with a negro?" I With all the severity of his official de meanor. Judge Sidener of the First District Police Court addressed this quesUon to William A. Jones of No. 212 South Ewing avenue yesterday morning, in the presence of the latter's wife, who believed that her husband was charged with 'disturbance of the peace. Jones is a conductor, employed on the Jef ferson avenue division of the Transit Com pany lines, and his wife was under the Im pression that he had become Involved In a dispute with a passenger and had been ar rested. "So you were shooting craps with a ne gro!" exclaimed the wife in horror. "That's what you were doing. That's the kind of roan you are. I'll attend to you!" The Judge endeavored to bring the court room to order, but the wife was not to be calmed in an Instant. The husband, mean while, writhed in agony as his helpmeet showered the vials of her wrath upon him. Jones was fined $5 and given the alterna tive of the Workhouse or payment of fine and costs and returning, home. He had the money, but the choice was not easy. "There's not much to choose from, your Honor." he said. "But I guess I'll pay the fine." After his arrest Jones did not get home unUl E o'clock In the morning. He then told of the Imaginary fight on the car and said that he must go into court. His wife kept her own counsel, but he had no sooner left the house than she followed. His aston ishment at seeing her in court was com plete and he made frantic efforts to keep the nature of the charge from her. But the Judge thought that the best punishment for his offense would be to humiliate him be fore his wife. Mrs. Jones said yesterday afternoon at her home that she had been married nine teen years and that no such disgrace had been visited upon her. Don't fall to advertise in The Sunday Re public's "Want" pages. All druggists take ads for The Republic GAVE NEGROES A WARNING. Arkansas Citizens Declare They Will Lynch Next Disturbers. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Clarendon, Ark., Aug. 15. Shooting scrapes and fights have become so frequent among the negroes that the people begin to fear injury from stray bullets and last night a committee of thirty-five representative clU zens called on three of the leaders among the negroes and told them that the negroes who next engaged in a disturbance of any kind will be Ivnched. No masks were worn. "The Paragon Timekeeper," The most reliable watch made. $19 to $160. See them at MERMOD & JACCARD'S. Broadway and Locust. Writeor catalogue, 3joo engraving: Mailed fret NO DELUSION ABOUT SNAKE. Dead Eeptile in Keg of Beer Made Crowd Sick. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Clarendon, Ark., Aug. 13. Several men here ordered a keg of beer. After they had Imbibed part of It they began to feel sick and the peculiarity of their illness resulted in an Investigation of the beer. The keg was found to contain a dead snake. Now at 711 North Sixth Street, Opp. Union Market, Hllgedag & Kramer, Tailors and Clothiers, formerly 618 Morgan. Sandoval Coal Mine Reopens. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Salem. III., Aug. 15. The Sandoval coal mine, which has been idle since March, re sumed operation to-day. John L. Robinson, who has been the mine's superintendent for some time, resigned and J. L. Mlddleton of this place was selected by the mine owners to fill the vacancy. The mine usually em ploys 200 miners. Its closing down in March was caused by the light demand for coal and the low prices. Korr at Til North Sixth Street, Opp. Union Market, Hllgedag & Kramer. Tailors and Clothiers, formerly (18 Morgan. Two Accidents at Sams Place. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Bloomlngton, lllAug. 15. William Mans- RB9CS0HEMIRN Pure, Pale iiwlSparfdais. Bottle CWyafc tie fcewsyia St. Loak. SOLD E.VER.TWHER.E. , ....MMwmmmvXVVVW oXk ttVMUJvtlVtj4- come at once and get it at Boys' Clothing. $12.00 Long Pant Wool S7.75 C "vt m nA T o tiri nfl Tit!. -..- Crash, coat and pants. $15.00 Long Pant $8.75 OitIi ...."-' and"-;;' Pant $4.75 4t Cnl4s ' Suits. toUSEf.. .SS.OOIL Furnishing Dept. $2.00 Manhattan si.j?.8; Shirts $1.50 Manhattan $1.10 Shirts $1.25 Madras 55c Shirts $1.73 French Lisle $1.15 Underwear .v 50c 25c Suspenders $1.00 50c Hosiery 20c Hosiery. 25C 2 pairs 50c Club 25C Ties 23; Fbur-In- 15c Hands ' 100 dozen high-grade AH-Llnen Collars. 5c Co. Pine, St. Louis. ' PARKER'S Hair Balsam Promotes the grcvrtJi ot tho hair and gives It the lustre andslUdnessol youth. TTThM ! Viafi la tm-r trr InAoA it. J BRINGS BACK THE YOUTHFUL COLOR. J It prevents Dandruff and hair failles S gnrl tpenR the scaln clean and healthy. J r - - 1 QUICK COMFORT 'CLEANABLE" REFRIGERATORS. RINGEN STOVE CO MAi:;f.t.ic5 Tblt Lilt Appear Ertijr SatanUx. FOR, TRAVELERS' Am Tiff TTHPfimj .. . - autii . Hot.l Booklets Frtc iirwnninnvii, Apply St. Louis Office. REPUBLIC BUREAU. Or New Tork; Office, S Park Place. Hotels and Resorts. A. P.. AotrScsa PUa; B, P., EanptrnPlaa. iiltlnon. A'froSS HatsI Reso.rt Beston ateaBgft. Hotel Ysndgim Boston irol. Hstel Bransiri RrnnlrilnN.Y. Booklet R. P. Hotel St. 6eorg! T HBp. A. P. $Snp. Old Pt CamfliriVa-H7e7elaHtl. Closes Sept.L Ulan. bSIBIDriHtLCnimberlam Opens Spt.L Poland Spring &jf & Peland Sp'g Haass Rockland " m5?na. Tne Simojet Bicker Hotel Co. field, a negro, employed as eook by Chicago and Alton signalmen, was killed by a train this morning while asleep on the track ta Atlanta, south of here. His home is un known. This afternoon, at the same plaoe, James Keefer. white, and a member of the same signal force, bad a leg cut off and sustained other injuries likely to prove fatal while trying to board a freight train. In mo tion. His home is in Indiana, CHINAMAN MUST ANSWER BEFORE FEDERAL GRAND JURY. Charles Lee Declares He Did. Jfot Ob tain Monty by Representing Hlm celf as Government Officer. Charles Lee, alias George Lee, alias Chlng Chew, who is charged with having Imper sonated a Government officer, was ar raigned before United States Commissioner Gray yesterday morning, and after pleading not guilty to the charge was bound over to the Federal Grand Jury in the sum of $500. According to Information furnished by Jen Fbo, another Chinaman, who lives in St. Charles, Mo.. Lee collected $2.50 from him on the preUnse that the money was for the Government. Fbo claimed Lee introduced himself as a United States Secret Service of ficer and asked to see his (Foo's) naturalU ration papers. Upon being shown the ces tlficate Lee. so Fbo claims, declared Jha protograph contained therein bore no re blance to Foo and instructed the latter to get new papers. Foo then gave Lee $2.50, the amount asked by Lee as compensation for the certificate. Later Foo learned Lee was not an officer and notified the Government officials. Lee's arrest followed. The prisoner declares he is innocent of the charge against him. Be sure to send your "Want" Ads to The Sunday Republic before 5:15 p. m. to insure proper classification. All druggists take ads for The Republic. W. S. Fleming Appointed Treasurer. REPUBLIC 8PECIAL. Farmlngton, Mo., Aug. 15. At a meeting of the Board of Managers of Insane Asylum No. 4 here yesterday William N. Fleming was appointed treasurer. The board will meet again in September to appoint a su perintendent, assistant superintendent and secretary. The buildings wlU be ready fc occupanoy by October 1. Christian Endeavor Association. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Salem. TIL. Aug. 15. The annual conveSt tion of the Marion Connhr Christian v.I. deavor Association will be held at KlnmusN dy August 23. Delegates will be in atteni HuiB irou ui associations in tne county. -ft. x I ml ; I I V 3 k L v "Lr V I T v m i ir. O s-agfefs fe-fPSil A 4 -Jtfvf.