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THE ST. LOUIS REP
TODAY'S REPUBLIC b Printed in Six Parti: PART III. PAGES. Four News Sections, Comic Section and Magazine. an KIXETY- FIFTH YEAR. ST. LOUIS. MO.. SUNDAY JAXUAKY 11, 1000, PRICE FIVE CEXTS. BLIZZARD CLAIMS THREE CHICAGO VICTIMS; ARCOLA CITIZENS CONFISCATE COAL TRAIN CARACAS SUFFERINt IG THh GERM4N CONSULATE AT CARACAS. VON HOLLEBEN TO BE NOMINAL AMBASSADOR FROM LACK OF FOOD Minister Howen Will Siait for Washington To I)a to Close Feme Xejjotiatioiis. MAYOR LOW APPEALS TO TIE GOAL BARONS His Sutces-or at Wasliintjton, Von Sternbeiff. Will Hae Special Title and Mav Outiank Him. GOLD CLAIMS THREE VIOflMS IN CHICAGO CITIZENS CONFISCATE TRAINLOAD OF COAL r UNITED STATES WITHDRAW. BARON HIMSELF IS SURPRISED. UBLIC. B) J I ' it h CF X V AKs Thorn to Mo"t Him Tii,-iI;iv In I Mm !.. Method li Which 'n.il Supph May Ite ImiiMM'd. SUFFERINGS OF THE POOR. Situation in (Iiimici' New York lci nines .Mine Desperate Daih As Tliciiuoiiietor II. is Gone Don Coal H.is Kisi'ii. iti:ri iii.n' -i'i.i i a i. New 1 o-k. Jan I'l M 1 r I.ow to-dav sent i letur to tin- pre di ills of the anthra cite oal ro ids asking them tei tin t him on Tiicsdav moridiif- i"t to con.iiltr some method bv which tin- ci.il sipp! In the citv might be intreised Tl suffi ring of tli iooi in the tenement i-uueis i ius.il m me im.ii-e eoni .in.i , ni1i (sued wh.n olT in unfnqiiintcl c. r J'tiictratii g wilds cf thj pa-t lew d-m-. and new . f the clt de ith found lis nn hefcre which the Weather Bureau promises, will ontimie for -utl time, has stiireJ tho Ma or tn action As tin- therneiineti- Ins gene down tho price of coal has riven, until to-d i It Is eiiiotc-d il $F .i ton. IL is b ing sold to tho Injur bv pallfuls .it 13 i nts a pail, but the supplj is viv limited, and fears for tho 1 ealth of tin Us, i riutute tenement dwell ers aie ntert until The lett r of th Mior was addressed to j Presidents Cijtt of the i'mnlianu Thomas of tile lehih alle, Unjtrwood of tie Erie Iriies.nie of the Lickawnnna, JlJihtnt of Delaware and Hudson, and 1 owli r of Ontaiio ind Western John Markle leprcs nunc the independent opei.ilors has .ilso been requested to at ttnd CHICAGO GRAND JURY AT WORK. Judges Instructions for Coal iiiry Aie Itiief. In- Chicago Jan 10 The prompt action of States Attornev Charles 9 Denecn, upon information furnished b the spccHI com mitteo appointed by the Illinois Mnnufic turers' Association resulted in the con vening this morning of a special Grand Jury to Inquire into the causes for the high trices demanded for coal bj Chicago deal ers Twenty Deputy Sheriffs workel almost the entire night to securo service of sum monses on sevent-flve enlremen and of subpoenas for the appearance of prominent coal dealer", who are believed to be in a coal combination in defiance of the law. When court was called this morales, a ma jority of tho talesmen were on hand and the work of Impaneling a Jur at once pro ceeded. Tho formal order for tho special Grand Jury was signed by Judge Willard McK.tn me jesterday upon a petition b the State Attorney declaring his belief that th,re ex ist among certain coal oi-erators, owners and dealers a combination "injurious to the public trade." and that in confluence great distress and suffering prevail among the poor in the commumtj." Judgo JIcEwen immediately suspended court proceedings while he lBsued tie or der for a special venire convening the Grand Jurj. The, order was liken at oice to the Jury Commissioner's ajid eventy-!lve names wcro hinded Sheriff Barrett for Immediate ! yerv ice. SEEKS A UNITED PROTEST. "Uet Coal" Committee of Detroit Conbiders Flans. Chicago. Jan 10. Nine of the ten mem bers of the 'get coal" committer, appoint ed at a meeting in Detroit last fall to li etlgate th shortage In the conl s-upply and. if possible, to Jlnd a means of remedj ing the evil, met here to-dis After a careful analjsls of the eoiil titui tion throughout the countr). the ilcveiend 8. A Miite of Chicago offered a n solution calling on the Governors of all the Pistes and the Jlajors of tho principal cltits to take a united stand against the methods being piaetlced with rcfernnco to the coll frupply of the nitlon and to st a t'me In the neai future when the Govern ir and Mayors Mi ill go in a bodv to Washington and demand of Attornej General Knox th enforicment of tho liu, to the end that the people will bo able to j.U coal at a reasonable prii e It was the general opinion of th commit tee tint the laws ahead in t lntcnce are sufllcient to mtet the imtrgenc, and if Vroperly enfornd there would be no trou ble In getting all tl e ooal that was needed. l"iual action on the resolution of Mr White was difcrred Slnor .Mivburj or Detroit will meet JIavor Haiiison of Chicago and provide for nnss meetings in both cilles, the Initntive being the getting from the people moral authoritj to g" to the capita clt and ask for the administration of justice. GLUCOSE WORKS ARE CLOSED. ' Fight Hundred Kinplinc.s Idle on Account of the Scaicitx of Coal. I'emU, Jan. 10 -The rl int of the IVoria Glucose and Sugar Itellnt'ig Compnny Ins been closed feir want of coal to continue, in operation ind sOo emplnvrs are thrown tem jiornrllv out of emnloyment It Is slated bv il.e nnnaRemmt tint over effort will be made to i-me the nci"snaiy fuel for resumption bv Vwndj but it is exticmelv uoiibtful as, ihJrtv t ir uc rc nultisl dill. TO CULTIVATE INDIAN LANDS. Jlai. shall Capitalist;. Foim a Sn dicatt. i:i:i riii.icsi'i ciai. M.rshill Mi- Jin Id A svndicatc of Marsh til i Iia'lt has been forme 1, with a capital of KOnO". to l-as- and Improve lands in the Creek and Choi taw N itlons The i-'nini'.v's averts are already there .it wink .ludgfl John Cocke is secrttarv of the .isoelation. Harvev Tuekir president and A- A I.esueur. treasurer 1 licntrlfnl Mannicrr Irncl. . ...... o sr,K'i.il. Jll-.l'l J's w. ...... Ilortnn, Jan 10 Adolph 11. Cnnat. atrlcallv known as A. H Chamberln the-les-weli see of the Ciiumoic I reater. and well known i-i theatrical circles In this country mid laiglnnd. died at his residence 'n Alll--... .. rtae Mr. Chnmbeilvii liml iwpn lit for scventl months, having undergone twelve opt rati, ma for blood poisoning. He leaves a widow and one daughter. Woman Found Fioz.eti. Child Die:- nt l"ii vine .mil Man Killed Pit king I'p Coal. THE STRUGGLE TO BUY FUEL Almost a Panic laisiios lien Co.i! ihes Out :il Some of the Yards I'oM. oCallid to Prevent Hiot. rall'ITUi" SPF.-IVL Chic ico III. I in 10 Chic igi.'s forces or ohnritv. tonotiitrattd and visilint were th -fulcd to-dav bv tin tcld which cl limeil the lives cf three persona a woman, .1 in in ird it little MM In spite of tin great relief tint has been administered to thou'intis of sufferers, the real etent of the want and miser was the mission iries of tre ldief so Idles could rn h thi victims The (had Mrs lCth.r Hverett, fcund frozi n (j0 vears old, bl fnidentltled m-in. killed bv train while pitking up roil Hlllers A-months-oM child, died from exposure to .old at its pirents" home The quest for coal among the poor ill ill parts of tht tin wis mort t-eneral thin evtr lit fore, and .it stveral of the Silvation Armj depot, where the coil supplv give cut timporarllv disappointed multitudes tlimored tor fuel t tin tt Ilurrisou and West Chi, ago avenue di ju3ts there was dingtr of serious trouble and it was neiesir to cill po Iir to quiet the struggling crowds until more coal ould It dchvend from the frtiglit .irds. IN THE GRASP OF COAL TRUST. Topck ii Families Suffer Want of Fuel. for the nriu in ic piM, Topck l, Ka J in 10 Topeka is In the grasp of the roil trust and hundreds of f im Uies are without fuel The mines of Osage Countv ire running at lull eipaclt bat soft toal has advanced from 12 75 to ." per ton and rannot be had at that price. V big woolen mill tlosed down for lack o' fuel ind tht statehouse plant has only fnough to iun till Mondav, when the Leg islature a'semblet I NEVADA SUFFERS COAL FAMINE I (on ilts Aie Such Fuel Cannot ISO Hauled Into Town. " nrpinuc m'Ucim. Nevad i. Mo . J in 10 This e'tv is suffer ing from u co il famine, although suirounded t coal mines The loids have lieen in "uch tnd condition tint the toal Inulers could not work and this, togi tin r with ad anee in prices at the mines, 1 largel due to the present coal famine The dealtrs for the last two diss have not hid a dollar's worth of ooal for 'ilf. but expect to lie abn to supply the demand b Sund 1 or Monda DEATH 0"FGE0RGE HEID0RN. Former St. Louis County Treasuier Passed Away at Mridgeton. George H W Heidorn. former County Tre-iMirer of St Louis Countv died at his home In Itridgeton earl csterda morn ing, after i brii f illntss Tor .i quarter or a tentiir Mr. Heidorn had been one of the leading Republicans In St liuls Count and the announcement of his death esterdiv was a shock to in in of his asociitts, who did not know that he was .sick. Mr. Heidorn was a bachelor He was "1 vcirn old and lived nearlv all his life in Uridgcton He lea.es two brother.. Doctor W". H Heidorn and F A Hi Horn. Assist ant I'ro.icutlng Attornev of St, I.ouls Court and a sister. Miss Ann i L Hei dorn He was a membi r nr Kridgtton lyidge No so A V fi A M and theClav ton Ixidge of the Ancient Order of United Workmtn The funiral will tike pi ice to-morrow morning at II o i lock from his homo In Hrldgetou The Interment will he in fet. IVtir's ( emcter A brothi r IM Heidorn a telegraph ope rator In Jltidgtton died about one tnr ago OLD HARDIN MANSION BURNS. Home of Fomier (ioveinor Near Meiio in A slit's, m ci mac sin ( i i. Mexico, Mo , .Tan 10 A houe built by former Governor Charlis H Hanlin and otcupled bv him from 18m. to IMi the time of his de ith, wis burned two miles north ol here this mornint. The house was owned bv Alex Carter, a vtalthv farmer who boimht the rtsldenee. loctthir with the tine TiO-aire farm sur rounding It. from Mrs Mar Hardin, the widow of the ex-Governor two vtars ago The orgiu of the lire N not known. Paul Mudd. an emplove of Mr Cartel, tame near losing his life He did not waken un til a neighbor pulle 1 him out of lied after the houso was downed Mr Carter was hiving the mansion re modeled preparator to moving in. WILL DISINTER THE BODY, Sirs. Pollensby to Claim Her Hus band's. Kstati. m:rt inac bruiK Manslleld. Mo . J m 10 Mil. rollensby or Fremont, Neb, el liming to be the widow of the lite 1M Folleiisbv. arrivtd here this J moinlng to contest his will bequeathing a lirpe poition or his liico estate to Henry i Uoseman. a farm hand, .and a nluible I farm to n r-vear-old son of Uosem in I olicnsb was not known to have anv rel atives, tit-pt one cousin In Mlnmsot.i who sliirtil In his will Mis rollensbv ias thov w i re married In Fremont. Nth elght (ii tars am. vvhire the wcro well known Thev lave two ehildrt n Sh- avs she will disinter the itirp-e and content the will on tre grounds that he was not In his rich' mind at the time he made the ("ilium, as he was ver much devot ed to his 15 v ear-old daughter. He whs milv m iklig Ills home with Itoseman and was living n eiLlel farm life Mrs. Follens li savs she has .mt seen hei husband since 1 ist April I-oil-nsbv riit.l in ood Township, this count, Deccmbtr K enilem of rt nnd s,.rnces. The noard of Directors of the St. Lauis Academv of Arts and Sciences met at the Odd rellows' building list night. The fol lowing Committee on Incorporation was ap pointed Joseph Alliums J J. Wharton. M II Itandol. the Heverend John D Vlncll. II. .i...KlP',?"i,...H ('- f0"" H r- Olllick. William H. Miller. Judge J. H. Terry Doc tor William II. Ma field and J. B Legg were appointed as a Committee on 11 -Laws Killed In n Itnnairn). JlVPriN.U" f I'KCIAt i:nnsllle. Ind. Jan ID tlward Schwaitz. a Tarmer. tcvcr.il miles below this city, wus thrown from a wagon in a run aw a this morning and Instantly killed. He was r? jears old and leaves a family. Inhaliitants of Artola. III.. Seize Fuel and Protetd to Cait It Awav. RAILROAD REFUSES TO SELL Pieacheis and Tolice -loin in t ho Move to I'leak the Famine Gloat. Kxciteinent Pie tails in Citv. nKPFHUCSPI C1W. Arcoli. Ill, Jan 10 Aicola's fuel famine is brok n An Illinois Central coil train, consisting of sixteen ears, bound for Chl iaj,o stopped here this raorning and was immediate! t untreated by a p irty of 2fl or Sw) citizens The Central company was notified that the coil would not be allow id to be moved out of town, and the local agent was of ftrcil the mono) for K Ile telegraphed ht idquirtcrs. and thv refused to sell, v hereupon the train was immediatelv lon liscatcd Active in the part were the pastors of the Presbv terian and Free Methodist churches', the presidents of tho banks and one policeman The train soon w is surrounded bv hun dreds of wagons waiting to load 'I he coal was distributed in ton lets to the most needv Faeh load was weighed and a strict atcount kept in hopes of making satisfac tor settlement with the owners. Great exclttmnit has pievalled all di. Ilu-lness his hem practical! suspentiid for a wttk on account of the coal famine. There his been much suffering among tho poorer classes KBFF3F.D TO SELL. Whin this morning's train stopped i crowd of several hundred persons were soon about the train, cl imoring for coal A con sultation was held and S U Woodworth, proprietor of the electric light plant, ten dered the local central agent mone for the coal on behalf of the people. This was re fused H this time the more desperate had climbed Into the can and were loading their wagons Farmers offering their flrht loads of corn to town were besieged with requests to haul coal Manv agreed to do so; others refused, and their wagons' wore, taktn and turned Into dravs Colonel J. R Heggs, president of till First National Hank, acted as "mnrshal of the day and endeavored to keep the wagons in line. Thomas Lvons, president of the State Itank. the Reverend Elward Haech, the Heverend William Prout, Policeman Walter Craft and manv influential citizens were prominnil in the raid CITIZENS DESPERATE. Fo- seme reason the loral dealers hive been unable to get coal for tho last month and fully one-hilf the people tn town wire out of fuel. This condition made them des perate and persons of all classes were glad to avail themselves of this opportunity and aided in the confiscation. To-night the wagons are still hauling, but out of the entire train load there now re mains only a little more than one car This will be haulid beforo the wagons stop. Those who were unable to get wagons this morning hauled little bigs or coal In wheelbarrows and push carts The ver poor were there with their baskets. Taken all In all. it has been the most ex citing di in the hlstor of Areola. Preach ers and saloonkeepers stood united In ap proval of the methods followed. PRESIDENT OF CORNELL ENTERTAINED IN ST. LOUIS. Prof. .1. 4.. schnriiinn. Former Member tit 1'lillipplnt ( onimiMNlnn. l- (IrOMsed Iloaiid Table Cluli. Professor J. G Schurman, president or Cornell Unlversltv. one of the recognb"d leading educttors m the 1'nited States, and who served on the Philippine Commission appointed b President McKlnle, was en t rtalned 1 ist night bv the Round Table (Tub at the fat. Louis Club. Professor Sehur nnn xx HI be In the clt Monday and Tues di. addressing the Cornell Club to-monow and the Society of Pedagogy Tuesda night at the High School building While In the clt Professor Schurman Is the guest nf Proressor William Treleae of Washington Univcrslt. and the Missouri Hotan'cal Garden. Mrs. Schurman is nc eompaning him The Cornell Sotiety Is preparing to enter tain him His subject before the Society of Pedagogy will be "Our Philippine Prob lem." He was president or the Philippine Commission, and took the lending part In the official investigation of the conditions existing on the Islands. The police advo cited by the commission remains In rorce. nnd he is considered a man fitted above all othe-rs for treiting the Phll'ppine question Professor Schurman reached the e ltv j es terdav afternoon and was met b Frofesor Trelease He was escorted to the St Louis Club last night nnd there introduced to many of tho citx'si leading citizens He ad dressed the club on "The Drift of Higher Education " He analvzed the relations of the college on the one side to the preparatorv school, and on the other to the gradn He sCrmol and tho technical Institute Especiallv. he e-iiph i sized the opportunitv given b the tolirge for breadth of vuw when professional life is entered upon The distinguished visitor is a native of Nova Stotia He gradu ited from a Cana dian university, then went abroad and was an honor student at Oxrord and a German icilvertitv In 1S92 he was the Oungest col lege president In America. During his nd minlstr iflon at Con ell the attendance has doubled, and several new colleges have been added Among these are a dalr college n college for fnrestr and a college of hv draulles. both latter being new in America. ITALIAN MINISTeTtO FIGHT. Anjjry C.nalry Officer Challenfres Him to Duel. Rome. Jan 10-Foreig,, Minister Prlnetti ha accepted n cha lenge to flEht a duel Wrailea former cavalr "fllcer. Count Bcll- The latter was commissioned to report on the eiiu'itlon ,,r the little ''allan "slavo," abroad, and not seeing his renoi-t X llsb-d. the Count obtained a persTnil 11-" In1-'" quaVrel K"r P"ne,tl' hlch resulted Later the Count sent two friends o i. noPrinetli. who promptly named h'is fee?-" Reeordrr Appoint. Copyl.t,. Bertram E. Shea. W. J. W'atawa and n " L. 3radlev were appointedopy"sfi in the Recorder of Deeds' office a?at2rdal. ln Matt'-is Having Piojrrcss So Far, Wabhimrton OtViiials Will Xo Moie Take lniiiatiw in Settlement. ia:pt rue M'Li iai. Wasdilngte l. Jin P ib, "t i Imparl mint ins received a t It, rem froai Minis tt- Ilowcn aiknowlet'glns the receipt of Ills Instructions to mum hen and iing tint he will -till fiom Li flujjri on Sim dav Ho sas aiFo In the dispatch tint th"re i much suffering In Caricas on icejuat of lack of fool. The United Stites dispatch boat Dilpliln left Sin Juan, l'orto Rito, jcstcrdi, for La liuijni, under orders to take Mill's', r How en and his f.imll on board and bring tin in to tin- Fulfill btates With the virtu il adjustment of the Vene zuelan affair thruuhh 1'ro.ldttit Crispo's atceptance of the pKlin-lnarv conlitiins required bv- the allies the St lte Dep irt mnit regirds its mission in the matter as having ended and it Is announced th it hereafter the I nlted St etes Govcrnim nt v 111 not take the initiative in tne peace nego tiations. While nrringemints have not vet been m ide for the meeting of the Acnezuelan Commission, omi attention has been ,iven to tt-e subject, and It appiars that the Fnl ted States Government will be expected to provide acceimmodations for the bod. It is probable that accommodations will be pro cured in one of the big hotels here, for the Stile Department Ins no available room to (It vote to such r-!lcscs. Slgnor Ma or ties Planches, the It ill in Ambissal 1 hen. is bv virtue ofvsenlont entitled to piesidi if the proeetdings arc to lie in th n. ture of a Joint met ting, and his long dl(.i mr.tii service is regarded as pe culitrlv fitting him for the Important work All four of the prospective members of tlie commission, nimel, Srnor Maor des Planches. Italiin Ambassador; Sir Michael Herbert, the British Ambassador, and Count Quidt and Baron Sternberg, as well ns Mlrlster Ilowcn. all speak English per fcctlv. and It ii likelv that this language will te the official means of communic ltlon In the commission's work That thi re mat be no elelo in lalng Italv's claims against Venezuela, before the Joint commission, the Italian Ambissador has cabled tho Foreign Office at Rome, ask ing that II iron Allotti be ordired to bring to Washington nt once all pape's In the tase which .lie now at the Italian Legation at Caracas Baron Aliottt. who was former! Second Sccret.ar of Enbass at Buenos Avres, i now aboard the Italian cruiser Giovanni Bausan in Venezuelan water0 ILLINOIS SONS OF VETERANS. The State Encampment Is Held at Springfield. IlEIM IILIC spl CIM. Sprinntield, 111. Jan 10 Illinois St ite Camp No. I0n, Sons of Veterans which is composed of the Sons of Veterans organ' 7ations in different parts of the State, held its annual meeting heic this afternoon and evening Promint nt among the bu-lness transacte 1 was the election and ii stalhition of oltieers and tho selection of Chlcigo as the next meeting place. The ollicers elected and In stalled wert. Captain, J Mick T.inntr. Springfield, first lieutenant, John T. btoek ton Chlcigo, second lieutenant. Juice Philip S Post, Galesburg. t imp count II MMik Plnklev Kushnell J c Klrshner Chicago, and E K Watts, Greenville, dele gate at-1 irge to State encampment. U F Stnivvn Pontine, deli sate, ulge N H aoes. Mount Vernon POST COBBLER DROPPED DEAD. lohn Povveis. .lefTerson Ii.ur.uks Veteran, Fell Near Kailwav. John Powers, post cobbler at Jiffeison Barracks, dropped deid esferdiv morning while walking from his home to the Iron Mountain R iilroad depot He h id been sick for some time and started to take u walk about 11 o'clock, win n he fill Coroner Otlo Koch of St. Iwmls Countv held an Inqui st In the afternoon Powers was about K vears old and his extreme age, togithe- wllh plivsieil we lkntss. Is said to have beer the cans,, of the sudden end es terdiv morning As tar is known he Ind no relatives Ho had been imploved at the Birracks lor the last twent eais BANQUET TO CORNELIUS ROACH Caithae Fditor Honoud In nis Fellow Citizens. Ill-PI IILIC SPIXTVU Carthage. Mo . Jim 10 -Cornelius Roach editor of the Morning Dmiocrat, received a reception and banquet at the Elks.- Club house here to-night in honor of his election as secretary of the Sen ite MaOr C O. Harrington was tmstmister and short speethes were made bj Howard Gra. R T Stlckne. Judge Bright John W. Halliburton. A F Lewis Thorn is Hackne, Judge Thorn is ind others The meeting was -under the auspices of the Com mercial Club ind was pirticipated in b business men rtgatdlcss of part. COMPLAIN OF AWNING THIEVES. Two Easton Avenue Merchants Weie Kasih Duped. Th" police hive been requested to irrest two met, who are cha'ged with ste illng nvvnincs The romnlalms weie made bv .1 J McNiII of No 2!il I"ranklin avenue and Lll i Baldnuf of No SK Franklin avenue. The told the police th it tlie two men came to them and staled that they had been Instructed to tike tbe l awnings to the fac torv where thev were made to be stored un til the are needed again. Litir thev found that the men were n"t empl0ed b the awning compinv. The police have djescrip tlons. BOYS ENGAGE IN A FATAL FIGHT Willis Ifoberts Stabs Sheppard Creen, Jr.. at l'nducali. nnPFHLIC SPECTAU rnducah. Ky . Jan 10 Shcrppard Green. Jr.. and Willis Roberts each aged U enrF. engaged in .1 fight to-da and the Roberts bo stabbed Green In the side, fatally wounding him. . . Roberts is in Jail Sheppard Green. Jr. Is the son of Captain Sheppard Green, a well-known riverman. The fight grew out of a rock-throwing escapade OOtlnLB XVEDDLSO -XT ST. J0SETIL r.EPUPijc srnenAK . reremnny was performed at tne Ht. Charles Ho- St. Joseph. Mo.. Jaa. w aouDie wedding Parties were Mr. William pay a and Mils Ethel td b the Heierenl ij. "r,",""" ,lr?a- Tho bchojer of Burlington Jnce.n. mo and Str. e.rSliJ-'.-"'" Till: l Nli'ED STATES SERIOUS DIFFERENCES ARISE BETWEEN ITALY AND URUGUAY Tiouhle Caused 1 Clash lletweon Gcneinmeiit Authoiities and the Captain of an Italian Vessel IJumoied That There Will lie a Deiiionstiatioii 1 Italian Waiships in riimu.uan Wateis. SPKIVI. 1I CVltLU TO T1IK l.l -iOP.K licit l.l) V.N't) THK SfT LOLIs KLPLI.L.IC Montevldlo Friigu i, J in l' (Copv right, l'U ) Serious ditltrences between Italy and Frugui hive arisen because of a clah which his occu-aed between the authori tits and Ciptaln Hilcstrini of the It ilian bark Mnna Modie A Gtrmui linn established in I'.avsandu chartered the Marl i Madre some time a.jo to t ike a cargo of hides to Europe For some rnson th" ciptaln did rot st irt on ills vovage and tho hides remained on Inird the vsel for about three months The firm ucil Captain Iialestrni and the courts plactd ni t-nbirgo upon the Marii Madre Capt tin Falestrlnf reee'ved the officials stnt to take jiossession of the vessel with much thiatrieil dispbiv He covered the deck with a big Itnllin Hag. and declared that an attempt b the officials to go on bo ird the ship would be an assault upon the flag of the King of Italv- The ollliers managed to git aboard of 'h" vessel without touching the flag Thev or APPEALS TO COURT FOR CUSTODY OF SON Mis. F. A. Wishait, Daughter ( ludpe Sherwood. Sa.s Her Hubband Abducttd Child. HABEAS CORPUS WRIT GRANTED riaintilt Allcires in Declaiation That Twelve eai Old Ho Was Taken Fiom Giaud iiiothei's Home. Mrs Emm i C W Ih ir. daughtei of Judge T A Sherwood procured a writ of h ibe is corpus I ite esterdiv afternoon, agaln-t her husbind F A Wlshirt, the purpo being to prevent W Mi irt from taking his 11 ear-oId son Ficderick Sherwood W 11 irt, out of tho St ite Tin writ was issp. ,j hv Judge Hough of the c'irtult Court Division No 1. Mr Wish irt charged tint W isliart hid gone to Sptlngtltl 1 Mo . and abducted the hot, who was living with his gr indmother, about two miles from Springfield. Tho application for the writ wis mule in Altorni Adicl Sherwood, brother of Mrs W Islnrt The Information fiom Sprlnslitld tame- at a 1 lie houi. No particulirs were f,lvtn in the mess ige other thin the bov had Item taken awi, but the inference was left tint the father Intended leiving tin- State The inform i tion ..-onilng o 1 ite in tlie day made it a race with time- for .Mr. bherwood to obtain a writ In order to serve It upon W isliart in case he cime to St. Ixnns. lls:ill.l. I'KKK Txl.K. .Kreeni-nt lletvct- I.efiKiicM Cunsen surprise tmiing Funs. Tlie deelar iflon of peace between the Na tion il and Aniiriian leagues will surpr te nobtwl not vi n those who h ive strmuous Iv miiintalnid tint such a thing was impjs sible. To work together vv is plalnl a good busi ness proposition, and no one has accused an of the magnates of being In bus'ness just to boest the sal irie of ball p ivers. Cutthroat basel all lasted long enough to lose monev for both leagues, and It was dol lars to doughnuts that steps would be t iken 1. li vtttli in nATu tn LFnrv f Itifc nnormiiilc ! U I II Vi 1 III" unlit 1 i.u avi mo x,(ixr iiiuu t-.ilarv di in on their coffers. , IV ite niobablv will not hive an immedi ate clfcct on salaries of plivtrs under on triet, tint m my of them will have cause to sit up -ind notice thlnss befoiu the coming se ison Is lialf over. So Mitthcvvion will not disport his ele phantine form on the Grand avenue grei 11 aftir all. in a St Ivmls uniform Well, the blow will not kill Father Hedges Matthew son was a good pitcher, and mav be et, hut there are others, and his allotment to the New . ork National Li ague team will sue the St. Louis team a nice hunch of salar monev. During war times Matthew tin mlcht have been worth the fancy sal ary offered him. hut when all is peace half the amount will be liberal remuneration. Now we know that an American League team will invade New ork. but the official returns do not Indicate where it will pitch its tents location of the park will mean success or failure in New ork, and unless It Is rituatnl among the goats; in Harlem the price that will hive to be paid for a deirabIo site w'll preclude all chance of mone making on the season. . If Johnson & Company can find -1 site east of One Hundred and Twent-fifth street, within hailing distance of the Sixth Avenue Elevated. Columbus nnd Eighth av enue surfneo lines, they will come pretty near getting the coin this summer. There were some unconscious jokers on tho peace committees One clause of the agreement reads: "Each and every contract '.. :fter entered Into b the clubs of either lcacue with plaers, managers or unpircs ' . 1. i.u.l . .11H jn,l Mn,ltnv " I shall be considered valid and binding." I Who will consider mem so; ine ciuu 4 owners may. nnd thev always did. but few ","'e are so considerate. If tne ciuo contracts i - i -aid onlv enter into IS FLAG WAS RAISED 0 ER THE l'l.( U AFTER THE GERMAN I'.El'RKSKN TATIVK FLED dered the Captain and ciew out of tl e ship ami si lied up all the cabins The Italian Minister at Bui nos A res Ar gentin i. who also represmts his Govern ment In Lrui?ua thin took pirt In the con trovers deeliring that the Frugua in au thorities hid violated the Itall in flag and had exceeded their rights in expelling Ital iin citizeis from their rightful homes. Man notes hvo alread len exchanged between the Ita 1 in Minister and the Fo' tin Ofhce The Frugui an authorities are disposed to nluTn the Capt tin and h's crew to the Marie Madre but onl after making an Inv enter of all its 1,-longlngs. while the Italian Minister insists upon an uncondi tional return There are reports afloat that there will be a demonstration b Italian warships in Frugua.in waters. It Is understood that the Italian Government has resolved to send the cruisers Puglla. CrisOforo and Dogalio to the River Platte after the Marie Madre incident. The vessels will. It is as strtid, start w'thl'i a fen ilivs ,r the River Platte and not for the Canbbe in Sea as h is been sta'ed which tlie courts would consider -valid and binding" thev might rest eas Those plavers who rtclved large wads nf advance mone if inv ot them tlid will lie up against It good and h ird if thev hive spent It for '10-cent cigirs Unless the are allotted to the club adv inciiig tlie coin thev must rt fund evr penii before the can pl.av in either league. It is hoped for the placrs" sake th it the advance- mone was laid b the press agents. In Griffith. Chesbro, Taniiehill. McGraw. Davis and Keeler the New York American I.enraic team has a nice- bunch to draw to One or two more king pins and Ntw York may again float a ch implon-hip rag If those plivers are given a good setting but few ducats will go up to the crowd at One Hundred and Fort -ninth strict. The Cardinals will hive P itsv Donovan at their hind this ; e ir unless some mag nate offers him J3)ee) If suth an offer i m nle the Messrs Robinson doubtless will turn Patrli k loose The Robinsons do not In lit ve In ketplng a j,nod man down, and It the tan help Donov in to that txtra !, ! thev will do It The olllciil list or plavers .lion, that the old crowd is scheduled to make- up the Car dinal outfit Given two more good i itchers thev oiiKht to finish aheid or last ear's rrarl 1 IMIEKIIII.I GETS jnt'Kr.i nvxscii. He Will Itlili- V broad nt Salnrj nf SHI.ooo n enr. Pan Frani i -co C il Jin 10 J S McDon ald to-dav ii ild J51V0 to Burns A W iterhou-e for the reb ise of the ontriet of Joel ev R inseh. a- I signed the bov to ride fcr W K 'vaiiderbllt ibrtnd nt a sii,irv. It is st ited of $Itf.nO ii vt ir. with the privilege of renewal for two ears MirtlllM.s OV I'ltOM XVHK.IIT. Inpliireil I list i:veiilliieaM Tliree-Cnsh-ion llllllard (.nine nt tlit (..rami. Hutchings tlifeittd WriKht in the three cushion game at the Grand list evening, to taling 10 to Wricht's (. and avi rising l to tlie 41 of his opponent Doctor Thomas served as referi e. Hutchlncs and Wheeler will plav to-night. The score In detail fnl- ff lows. iiutthttics iooimti:niiH)t t 0 I) II I) 3 0 U 2 1 i I I 0 II 0 1 1 1 I) U 11 1 0 II 0 II 3 not 1010:00 ii iionoiotiosooot t n llish run, z iiv-raKe 31 VV rlBht-1 I 11 0 i 1) t 1 0 0 0 I ft 0 0 0 0 0 t 0 rt 3 0 i 0 0 0 .- 0 0 a -. 1 11 n 1 n 0 : 0 0 1 0 11 mi (1 0 o 1 0 11 0 1 1) 0 1 " 0 1) z - 1) 1 0 0 0 0 1-3j Jlifili run, l. avenicc lw S( lilt UEIt HOME I'tlll'lA 111 iim:i. Fire S(arled in Fniuil?' hsi-nc-e ami old .s-'.r.no iin ).r. T h" residence of Henry C. G. Schrader at Xo 31S South Ilinh street, Belleville, was damagid to the .xtent of S2.'M bj lire at t. o'clock vesterdiv evmlng The Fire- De partment arrived 111 time to save tile hous from total destruction Mr Schrndei H n title cxamh.er and was emilotd in tlie Couithoc.se until lite III the afternoon After having h's olllce he called at tie hoursv nf a friend, where his wire was visiting, to accompaii her home When they rt.ichcd the house- the fiimos had alreadv gained lonsidt rable headwa. The origin of tlie- flro Is not known. lira 111 s. Hewitt Very III. New York. Jan 10 Fornit r M.ior Abram Stiveus lit witt Is ditigerousi III at 'us home. No 'J Lexington avenue He Is suf fering from a critical attack of obstiucttve j lundlci- and his bten confined to his bed since last Thursd 1 morning. To-night he was greatly wtakenid and email ited His condition is exteedingl ace, and phi clans and nurses arc in constant atetnd auco at his bedside. During the last throe das three phvsiclaus iiave been alnnst ex cluslvtl in charge of Mr. Hewitt, whise age. of nearlv Si cars his been a seritius drawback to their efforts Camden. Ark., Hole! Ilurnril. r.FruuLic bPi-ciAU Camden. Ark . Jan. 10 The "Brooks Hotel, ono of tho leading hostelries of this clt, was burned last night. A man turned over a lamp and did not give the alarm until too late to save the building. It was partly lnsuredj Trniu struck xaKou. ItlT'l'nl.IC Hl'LCIAI.. Evansvilie. Ind. Jan. 10 Tlie teim of John Hoffman, a dalrman. while crossing tho Louisville and Nashville railroad tricks below town to-da was struck bv a pasajn- fjer train. The horses were hurled over a ox- car several yards and Instantly killed. Hoffman himself escaped Injury. Alexander County Flection. IIEPL'IILIC SPECIAL. C.llro, HI. Jan 10 The Commissioners of Alexander County have ordered an election nent in every precinct in the county atarcn 21. for'tho purpose of voting on the aues'Ijn of settling the county bonds, which Tiave to be caul some time ln Jul. On Wax to Xe.v Posr in Calcutta When Intel (opted by Telegram Fiom Geiinan Foroij;n Office Will Sail on Jauuaiv 20. A Berlin, Ian lft Baron Spetk von Stern berg, the nevvl apjointed Charge d"Af!alre3 of Germanv at Washinpton, conferred with Chancellor von Buelow for two hours to dij Ho has engaged transportation on th Himhurg-American Lino steamer Augusta Victoria, which is to sail from Hamburg Januar "."O for New York. The Cologn" Gaztte to-di, in tn ap parent! Inspired statement, den'es that Amb's.ador von Hollcben's rttlrement from, Wasldngton is connect-d with President Roosevelt' i refusal to arbitrate the Vene zuelan dispute, or with the alleged ill feellno; In the United States toward Germanv. "In spite of the unfrlen lly comments In the American press." the Gazette says, "the attitude of the Fnlted States Government ami Pn sldent toward Germany has alwajs continutd ver cornet, in fact, even fiiendl ' The statement al-n saS that Doctor xoa Holleben's leave of absence is "not con nected witli the Pauncefote affair" WILL RANK HIGH. Baron Speck von Sternberg will have ample- rank He will not be a simple Charge d'Affiins, but from the btg.nnln-r will have 1 jpeci ii rank, probablv that of Ambassador Extraordinary. o that, al though Herr von Holleben will remain for an indifinite 'tried the title of Ambaadnr to the Fnited state. Baron Speck -ion Sternberg will reallv- have a rank equal or suierior to that of Doctor von Holleben. Sime the Emreror has be-an giving rp ci il atttntion to Germanv 's relations with the United States. ,e ban said on two or three occasions, it is understood, that Ger manv ought to be represented at Waeolng ton b a personal't which would win the rtgard o the American people as well r.9 the confidence of the American Government. His Majesu nn one occasion alluded to the perso-iahtv nf W'u-Tlng-Fane. the former Chines. Minister at Washington, as being of exceptional value to Chin 1. One of Chancellor von Buclow's eonside-. atio-is in recommending the appointment of Paron speck ven Sternberg was that tha latter was not a new man in WasMngton. but one who ilready had .tn assured places in ttu respect of t!.e President. Secretary Hav and other membern of the administra tion - The appointment seems to have come nsa complete surprise to Baron von Sternberg, for he told the eorrespoml-nt of the Asso-elaf-d Press that he had already started for Calcutta when a telegnm c lught him in Fir's He aded that he was very much phased to return tr tie friends he had left ir. the I nltee' States onl three weeks ago. Baron Speck von Sternberg w is horn at L"eds. Ei glind. and did not sec Germany until he was 7 -eurs old His father was a naturalized Englishman and his mother waa a Miss Shav of Yorkshire. FOREIGN WOMEN LEAVE FEZ. One American Among Those That Ai-o I ton ml for Tangier. Tangier. Morocio. Jan. 10 The latest ad vices from Fez u- th" pretender has rc est iblishcd his camp at EI Hillan. about twelve miles from Fez and that he is rre perlng to assume the offensive. Tour English women ami an American woman left Fiz Jam ary S and are expected to arrive litre about Januar ll. trip -10 st. i.oi is pitonini.f:. House ( oiiimlltee tin) fount llalloia in the Wxilton C'onlesl. P.FPl P.l.IC spu-I Vl JiiTc-son (Ttv. Mo, Jan. 10 -It Is poI ble that the House Commlttn- on Elec tions which w is appointed In Speaker Whlteeitton Frldi. mi go to St Louis, to count the billots In the contest brought bv Farivell Walton to represent the ITilb. D'sttlct. Richard J. Collins and Thomas J. Leoninl now represent the district. Collins. 1 e'ng elected b 1 plura'lt of sixteen and Leonard b foitv-two. Chairman Melxee- has h id one meetlntr of the committee, when all the members became acquilnted If the tommlttee, or subcommittee goes to St. Louis to count tho ballots. It will not attempt to compare thn ballots with the poll books. Walton has lrought his 1 cutest against both Collins and Ive in order to have two strings to his bow . lp (Drill ). who ran against William Petmcr in Dent Count, and was defeated, appeared before- the committee. The two were instructed to present their evidence as soon as possible In order to clear the way for the consldc'iitlon of amendments to the election Ian. Elmer and Cape have gono to D nt ('mint to consult their attorneys about depositions. Cape accused Flmcr of violating the cor rupt practices act. tdl.IlS T THK C'IPirU.. several I.eslslntorH Are- Confined in Their Itooms. r.El-1'IIMC slI'ECIAL Jefferson Cit, Mo. Jan. 10 Senator John A. Marshall of biki ston Is confined to hl room with ,1 severe told. He was unable to attend the c ulcus Thiir'dax night, and since tint time h is been "ruble to get out. Senator John Ii Young of Texas County vvent home suffering from a sudden attuct of the grip Most of the legislators who remained in the capital to-day are doctor ing colds. IVI'ItOllt ( F.I) THK FIRST HILL. Scnntor Le-e Goes From .leffcriion CitTt tn HIm Home. State Senator G. T. Lee of Van Baren. Car ter Countv, Mo. passed through St. Louis esterd iv on the way home for a short visit during the three das' lapse In the Assembly session. He said that the s.sslon hed opened auspiciously and that a creditable business session might be looked for. It was Senator Lee who Introduced tho first bill In the Senate. The measure deals with the counties and provides for the an nual inspection of tho accounts of countv officers. A similar bill Is also In the hands or one of the House members and will be brought up. The measure, it is thought, will he .1 safeguard against tho misuse of pub lio funds. The granel juries now supervise the accounts, but It la maintained, that tha s stem Is unsatisfactory. Mr. Pauline Gerllnic's Faneral. The funeral of Mrs. Paulino Gerling. who died last Friday night at her home. No. S3VS Page avenue, will take place Monday morn ing at 10 o'clock at St. Ann' Catholic, Church. No. 420O Page avenue. Burial will be In Calvary. Mrs. Gerling formerly re sided in Columbia, Mo., where she has many frlendB. She leaves a husband, threa sona and one daughter. KnlKhta ot Father Mathew Eaekre Kenrick Council, No. 4S, Knlfhts ot Father Mathew, will give a euchre at 8t John's School Hall Wednesday night. Tha Arrangement Committee Is as follows: Tha Reverend J. T. Coffey, William Farlcr. Jos seph Toohv. W. Lord. R. Cant. BV an. Joseph Durney. John Bbrgtss, W. fOm land. P. Murphy, T. F. SottoTaa, Sh w Jvourac, c. r, utmpx WSU Urn i ,?l .(.,..