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THE REPUBLIC: MONDAY, MAECH 9, 1903.
MERCANTILE TRUST CO.
You are invited
C. H. SPENCER. 1st Vice President.
L. K. ANDKRSON. Id Vice President.
JONATHAN niCE. 3d Vice President.
JACOB KLEIN, Counsel.
VIRGIL M. HARRIS, Trust Officer.
linnxzo b. anderso.
becond Vice 1'reWdenl.
CROIIOK WARnroC BROWN".
I'lt-ildrnt Tlie Brown Mioe Co
JAMI3 vr. BELL.
ITcelilent SI Luls Fife DtfO'lt wul
Manager Continental Tobacco Co,
jami a. butlcr.
Jresldnt O. Cramer Dn Plate Co
L D. TK1ZIER.
President Dozler Bakers.
PIANOS FOR RENT.
Iwrgcst stock In the city. All cases and
s Dm I MAN'S
iw -- ws
1120 A 1122 OLIVE ST.
(Lease cur at 12th at.)
BEN BURNETT & GO.
Q 607 PINE STREET
Ljr X Money to Xioan
Iff V ON PERSONAL PROPERTY.
DEK3IED FLEDGES FOR 8ALB.
Reoiibllc la rrlnted with rollers mad br
Q CRUTSINOER. No. n-3 B. Third stratt.
T$ie best medium crude Piano In
irket. We make it.
1120 1122 OLIVE ST.
(Lease car at 12th at.)
; "stock of unredeemed
1 pledges in the city.
63 MtatM with
iu,ir a tat.
lVfstla?raiiitrd. BccdSetUmDfor Booklet.
SB-M XtET lMnH,eptti.Ut,S00OllTt8U6..XmIi,Xs.
'Iie best medium grade Piano In the
market. We make It. '
1120 A 1122 OLIVE ST.
(Leave car at 12th at.)
JOSEPH F. FARISH.
T. LOCI REl'CULIC BUILDING.
el. Bell Main 3805. Klnloch A 673.
SEEK no further than the CRAWFORD
STORE for what you may wantl You will
find, now as always, their goods, to be ot
the btst and their prices to be of the low
est!! MAY ABANDON LEASED WIRES.
Armour & Co. Will Test the Wire
Chicago. March 8. It Is stated that Ar
ilnour & Co. have arranged for a test of the
-wireless telegraph as annlied to communi
cations between the cities where they hae-
ypacKing-nouses ana important omces. rney
raow maintain leased telegraph wires west
jto .Kansas City, St. Louis. Omaha and
Sioux City and east to Allegheny, Philadel
phia, New Tork and Boston.
(Alter preliminary experiments between
Mi Chicago stock yards and the company's
offices downtown, the plant will be Installed,
If the first experiment shall prove success
.ful,1 to test the system between Chicago and
une of the four Western cities.
iumciais oi the company estimate that if
ne wireless system can be successfully
forked between Important cities In which
ha company maintains Its largest offices an
nual saving ot at least J190.O00 T-ou!d be
xecieo. j '
iFaxmera Co-Opcrntlve Society.
JiMison City. la., March 8 The fourteenth
annual meeting of the Farmers' Co-opera-
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c"V 11 and the doctors say it, too. Ask your own Ml fH
fjS: doctor about it. He probably has the r
'IkT I formula. He can tell vou lust how if 1
Oyer's Sarsaparilla." We
the doctors say it,
doctor about it. He
formula. He can tell you just how
it lifts up the depressed, gives cour
age to the despondent, brings wst to
If your liver is sluggish, bowels
constipated, tongue coated, better
take one cf Ayer's Pills at bedtime.
These pills greatly aid the Sarsapa
rilla, and cureall liver troubles. Two
grand family medicines.' i2viS3"
U TCJI RII
THE OLDEST, SAFEST.
to open a Savings Account of One Dollar
3 Interest Paid on Savings Accounts.
EVERY MONDAY UNTIL 8 P. M.
FESTUS J. WADE, Presidenf .
C P. C.ATJFS.
I'renldent Gaus-LanK.nberK Hat Co
IIRN'RY aniBSEDIHCK. Jr..
President National Brewery Co
II. a KBRENS.
Banker. New lork. City.
c ir. McMillan.
Maftltt Estate, Altant TTea.uiei
UEORGB D. JIARK1UM.
W. H. Markham JL Co. Insurance
PAN. C. NUGENT,
Vice President B. Nujrent & Bro. Pr
Attorney at Law.
1120 A 1122 OLIVE ST.
(Leave car at 12th at.)
tlve Society of Rocknell sai held to-day. It
Is the lareest co-ODeratlve concern In the
United States. Agent Frank Campbell re-
ports a business of J601.03S. a. decrease of
about JI5.00O over last ear. which Is ac
counted for by the poor crops In this local
Dr. Henry F- Garey. the celebrated "Balti
more Oculist and Inventor of the Garey
Ophthalmo Oscillator, will be In St. Louis
Wednesday. March 11th. It will be remem
bered that Dr. Garey has been much
written about during the past few months
on account of the results achieved in cases
of heretofore uncurable diseases of the ere
notably the cases of Senator Money of
Mississippi ana senator vest ot Missouri,
both of whom were nearly blind from
Atrophy of the Optic Nerve. Dr. Garey
will he at the office of Drs. H. L. Conner
and Ella A. Hunt, where he will examine
patients suffering from diseases of the eje
and sle directions for their treatment by
the Garey Ophthalmo Oscillator. Those wish
Ing to see Dr. Garey may make arrange
ments for doing so by applying to Dr.
Hunt and Dr. Conner, fourth floor. Equita
ble building. Sixth and Locust. Dr. Garey
will be here but one day.
WILL BE MARRIED IN AUGUST?
Friends Deny Princess Has Broken
Off Witii Giron.
SPECIAL BT CABLE TO THE NEW TORK
HEIIALD AND THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC.
Brussels, March 8. The friends of Angre
GIron, the tutor who eloped with the Crown
Princess ot Saxony, deny the report that all
relations between the pair have been broken
On the contrary, it Is asserted that they
will be" married In August.
' Moreover. It Is said the former Crown
Princess will not surrender her coming child
to the Crown Prince in er:hange for permis
sion to see her other children.
St. Loula' Best China Expert,
Mr. L. Kamlnski. Is In charge of the china
department at Mermod & Jaccard's, Broad
way and Locust, and will be glad to have
his many friends call and see him.
Shot In a Fight.
Qarbondale, 111 , March 8 In a quarrel
oer a game of pool at Demaln, Joseph
Gaston was shot through the right lung by
George Smith, who later escaped. Gaston
will probably die. No trace of Smith has
Plao'a Core for Consumption gives
relief In cases of Coughs and Colds. 23c
Boalneaa Men'a Meetlns;.
The North fit Louis Business Men's As
sociation will meet to-morrow night at So
cial Turner Hall, Thirteenth and Monroe
streets. Doctor T. L. Carrlere will install
too. Ask yoi
1 1 1 .
GEO. W. WILSON, Treasurer.
WILLIAM MAFFITT, Asst. Treasurer.
JOHN H. KrtUSE. Asst. Treasurer.
C. II. MCMILLAN, Secretary.
J. B. MOBERLY. Asst. Secretary.
Vice President Rlce-Stlx Dry Goods Co
I-realdent Scullln-Gallasher Ircn a-d
CimWIN" II. SPENCER.
JOHN S. SULLIVAN.
President John S Sulll an Saddle Tiee Co.
FESTUS J. WADE.
V 1). WALKER.
President Ely & Walker Dry Goods Co.
Evory little detail alxut tlipm is enr
riotl out. They're very smart, and.
what's more, we made tliom.
VISITORS AT ST. LOUIS HOTELS.
Mr. and Mrs. M. P. Kennedy of Mem
phis. Tenn., are at the St N'cholas.
E. Blackenburp of San Francisco. Cal
ls registered at the Ltndell.
H. T. Barnes of Philadelphia, Pa., spent
yesterday at the Planters.
A. J. Jarrell of Temple, Tex., is stop
ping at the Southern.
C. L. Amberg of Seattle. Wash., has
rooms at the New St. James.
Charles A. Pfeiffer of St. Joseph, Mo., is
a guest at the Laclede.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Holman of Gal
veston, Tex., are at the Moser.
Charles E. Vlven of Sidney. O , Is on
the guest list at the St. Nicholas
George T. Wilson of Bowling Green.
Ky., Is registered at the Lindell.
Mr. and Mrs. J. Z. Cams of Knoxville,
I1L, are at the Southern.
W. W. Lamb of Sioux City, la., has
rooms at the New St. James.
Mrs. Leola L. Shaw of Mexico City,
Mexico, is a guest at the Laclede.
Mr. and Mrs. IL L. Masters of Camden.
Ark., are at the Moser.
James L. Hoy t of Springfield, Mass., was
at Horn's yesterday.
E. IL Zevely of Linn. Mo., is on th-
guest list at the St. Nicholas.
William Jay Thomas of Grand Rapids,
Mich., Is registered at the Lindell.
B. I. Geroux of Kokomo. Ir.d . snnt
yesterday at the Planters.
John J. Meyers of San Antonio. Tex., is
stopping at the Southern.
Ernest Lamson of Phoenix, Ariz . ha1?
rooms at the New St. James.
Mr. and Mrs. J. S. Bern-man of Pied
mont. Mo., are at the Laclede.
Frank H. Glllman of Atlanta. Ga., was
at Horn's yesterday.
R, B. Daggett of San Francisco. Cal ,
arrived at the St. Nicholas yesterday.
M. Y. Snider of Cape Girardeau, Mo ,
is registered at the Lindell.
Thomas M. Hart of Denver, Colo , spent
yesterday at the Planters.
Ex-Senator Thomas H. Cprter of Mon
tant 19 registered at tbe Southern.
Mr. and Mrs. J. L. Morse of Springfield,
Mo- are at the New St. James.
George M. Hampton of Fordyce. Ark., is
a guest at the Laclede.
In Dlaeaaes of the Stomach
We affirm without fear or contradiction
that the worst case of dyspepsia or indiges
tion In existence, even where the patient has
lived for years on Graham bread and the
simplest diet, can be cured by Eupepsia
Tablets. Your mbney back if they fall. At
ell first-class druggists or direct for 60c. Eu
pepsla Chemical Co., 323 Clark ave, St.
Louis Mo Adv.
CHILD KILLED HIS COUSIN.
Youth Accidentally Shot Baby in
the Head With Shotgun.
Carbondale, 111.. March 8. While John
Knapp and his wife were absent from their
home near Jonesboro to-day their 15-months-old'
child was killed by a cousin,
7 years old. who was left to entertain thq
The boy found Mr. Knapp' s shotgun and
was playing with It when he accidentally
discharged it. The full charge struck the
baby In the head, causing Instant death.
Ko Charge for Advlalnir Yon.
Eyes tested free by our expert opticians,
Doctor Bond and Doctor Montgomery. If,
glasses are needed a proper fit is guaran.
teed. Steel frames, 11 up; gold, to up.
MERMOD & JACCARDB.
Broadway and Locust.
POLICE CHARGED SOCIALISTS.
Trotest Against Military Bills Cre
ates Troubletat Budapest.
Budapest. March 8. Street demonstra
tions by 10,000 Socialists, to protest against
the Government's military bills, took place
here to-day, and led to collisions with the
police and breaking of windows. Many ar
rests were made, and the police had finally
to charge the demonstrators and disperse
Wedding- Rlnga (Solid Gold).
Finest qualities, 33 to 320. Mermod & Jac
card's. Broadway and Locust.
Oak Hill cinb Organised.
Democrats of the Fourth. Fifth and Sixth
precincts- of the Twenty-fourth Ward, have
formed a club known as the Oak. Hill Dem
ocratic Club. Meetings are held every Fri
day evening at Smith's Hall on Morgan
Ford road. Mr. Teuchmaeket- was Indorsed
for member of the House ot Delegates at
Friday night's meeting, and resolutions In
dorsing MaVOr Wnllff'a ftilmlnl.t,tlAn n.A.a
H. A. Hesse, Tailor.
17 Pine street, tays "It's In the maka."
Lecture an Rnaala.
.FIede.rick w- Taylor will lecture on
'Travels and Observations In Russia" at
the meeting of the Men's Club of the Sec
ond. Presbyterian Church to-nlghL The ler
ture will be Illustrated with views taken
by Mr. Taylor.
Miners Will Go on strike.
Huntington, W. Va.. March 8, Three hun
dred miners on the Upper Twelve Pole voted
to-day to strike to-morrow. Their demand
Is or 10 cents.more on ths.ton.
llroadsrar and Pine St. M
OF T. J. FELDNER
Ivashville Millionaire Loses Suit
for ?"HUK)0 Againht President
BEGAN CAREER AS OFFICE BOY.
Claimed That Profits of Laud Com
pany Were Withheld From Him
. by Banker Geo. S. Edgell
Court Rejected Claim.
Nhw York. March S. After ear of liti
gation Thomas J. Feldner. who began life
as Austin Corbln's office boy, and who Is
now a man worth millions, of Nashville,
Tenn., has lost his suit for 3n.O0O, which
he claimed as his alleged share of the
profits of the land department of the Corbln
Interwoven with the details of Mr. Feld
ner's suit Is a romance of Iop and fortune.
This Georgia boy obtained the confidence
of Austin Corbln. won the daughter of Mil
ton II. Smith, president of the Louisville
and Nash Me Railway, although a rhal
shot himself In the young woman's pres
ence, and linallv Mr. Feldner and his bride
became the adopted children of Samuel M.
Murphy, known as the surface railway kin?
of Tennessee. Mr. Murphy left them a for
tune of from J1.W0.000 to J2.O00.O0O.
Mr. Teldner's claim was that Austin Cor
!)'.!!. before his death, entered Into an agree
ment with him. by which he was to have
one-half of the profits of the land depart
ment of the cimpany. He was umble to
produce this agreement, but alleged th.it It
had been taken, with othr papers, from his
desk by George S. EdEell, one of the sur
viving members of the firm.
Mr. Edgell Is well known in banking cir
cles, and had President Roosevelt a" his
guest at Newport. N. H.. last fall, where
the preserves, of the Corbln estate are locat
ed. Mr. Edsell duikd taking Mr. Feldner's
papers, and th onus of proving the exist
ence of the pirtnershlp agreement being on
Mr. Feldner's shoulders, the United States
Court decided against him.
Austin Corbln took a liking to Thomas J.
Feldner when he was a boy in the Atlanta
branch office of the banking company. Mr.
Coibln brought, him to this city when he
was 21 vearp old and put him In charge of
the land department at a salary of 33,tiCO a
car. Mr. Corbln died In June, 18S6. and
later In the same vear Mr. Feldner pre
sented a claim for half the profits of the
land department up to that time.
When this claim was made Feldner was
discharged. In January, 1897, he brought
suit In the United. States District Court for
the Southern District of Georgia against
George S. Edgell as one of the surviving
members of the banking company.
As the corporation had assets amounting
in value to more than $1.000000 In Georgia,
his action threw the property In that State
into the hands of a receiver for a time.
The case was flnallv argued and submitted
to Judge Emory Speer in July, 190L His
decision has Just been rendered. The costs
will amount. It Is said, to about 313,000.
Mr. Feldner's marriage. In 1898. to Miss
Nettle Ben Smith, a daughter of Milton H.
Smith, followed closely upon Wm. Preston
Thornton's attempted suicide. Thornton had
been engaged to Mils Smith. When he re
ceived a note from her declining to keep an
appointment, he went to her home acj shot
himself In Miss Smith's presence.
Soon after his marriage Mr. Feldner
formed the acquaintance of the late Sam
uel M. Murphv. Mr. and Mrs. Murphv had
no children, and they became so much at
tached to Mr. and Mrs. Feldner that thev
adopted them. Mr. Murphy died In 1600,
leaving practically all of his estate to Mr.
and Mrs. Feldner. -
ALL STABBED IN THE BACK.
Three City Hospital Patients Have
Three patients were received at the city
Hoscpltal yesterday, suffering from Mali
wounds ot the back.
George Vetter. 23 ears old. of No. 1(3
South Fourteenth street, said he was
stabbed at I o'clock In the morning by a
man unknown to 1.1m while he was watch
ing a street fight at Fourteenth and Chest
John Nicholson, a plasterer. 28 rears old,
living at No. 2903 Bailey street, said he
was stabbed at 2 o'clock In the morning by
August Wholer, who works In a laundry at
Twenty-fifth and Bremen avenue, who hod
an old grudge against him.
George Buhler, a negro, was stabbed ry
William Harris, another negro, in a fight
at Fourteenth and Morgan streets. Harris
Is also a rrisoner, wlUi a scalp wound and
None of the victims are seriously inlured.
Watch Repairing;, Cleaning;
And regulating is beat done by our skilled
watchmakers. Bring the watch to-day to
MERMOD & JACCARD'S.
Broadway and Locust.
THINKS HE IS A WATCHMAN.
Nicholas Afrne's Hallucination
Lands Him in a Cell.
Nicholas Agne, a laborer, has a hal
lucination that he is a crossing watchman
for the Iron Mountain road. He used to
spend hours in his room at No. 3K3 Kos
ciusko street, swinglnz a lighted red lan
tern, day and night, giving orders to im
aginary engineers and warning imaginary
pedestrians and teamsters.
His neighbors, fearing that some dav he
might set Cre to the house with his lantern,
notified the police, and sealerday Aeno was
sent to the observation ward at the City
Hospital, minus his lantern. He Is (" years
old and single.
Prescription No. 2831, by Elmer & Amend,
will not cure all complaints, but it will curs
THIEF ABANDONS HIS BOOTY.
Mrs. Eugene Btern Frightens In
truder From Her Home.
A negro thief, who packed a basket,
with the choicest clothes he could find
In the home of Mrs. Eugene Stern, No.
213 North Sarah street, late Satutday night,
was frightened away before finishing h!a
Mrs. Stern who was upst-tl's when the
intruder was choosing from her wardrobe,
heard his movements, and knowing the
servant had left the house, she started
down to Investigate. The negro grabbed
the basket when he heard her coming, but
w?s compelled to drop It at the door and
HIGHWAYMAN GETS A QUARTER.
John McCourt Identified by Chris
topher Holtgraver, a Bo.v.
John McCourt, 17 years old, was arrested
jesterday on the charge of robbing 11-year-old
Christopher Holtgraver of 25 cents In
Holtgraver, who lives at No. 7118 Vulcan
street, was on his way to the laundry for
his brother, and he was stopped at Qulncy
street and the Iron Mountain-tracks by
the robber, and compelled to give up all
the money he had.
He IdenUfied McCourt yesterday as the
man who robbed him, and a warrant will be
applied for Monday against the prisoner.
EJdorado Primary Election.
Eldorado. III..1' March 8. The " township
Republican primary election of Eldorado
Township, to have been held Saturday
was postponed on account of rain aad bad
roads ur.Ul March 14.
The Democratic Township Primary will
he held on the same day.
CASTOR I A Brl-Wiaicsiim,
Thi IUM YM Hiti Ahnrs BMht
A Beautiful Hav Hand China COA I
Dinner Set for only "S
Write for our
FOR THE PRIMARIES
In Several Wards No Contest Will
Be Made for House Nomi
nations. REPUBLICANS ARE AT SEA.
Council Ticket Undecided and
House Candidates Threaten
to Run Independently
The Democratic primaries, at which will
be selected tho candidates for the House ot
Delesates. will be held to-morrow. The rolls
will be open from S a. m to S p. m.
In every ward the Democratic fepllng
seems to be unusually good. Although there
Is more than one aspirant to the nomina
tion In some of the wards. It Is the senti
ment that the successful candidate will have
the support of his less fortunate opponents
at the election. In several of the wards
there will be no contest.
James T. Lynam of No. 122$ Cass avenue.
Third Ward, has witrdrawn as a candidate
for the House of Delegates on the Demo
cratic ticket, cvinf to his duties as a mem
ber ot the State legislature.
The Republican primaries will be held
In six wards there will be no Republican
candidates for the Houe. and In other
wards, where there Is more than one can
didate, some of the Republicans are talking
strongly of coming out on an independent
The Republicans hive not overcome the
partv strife which prevailed at the recent
election. Certain candidates for the House
threaten to come out independently It they
are defeated at the primaries, and this un
settled state of affairs is not altogether
pleasing to Republican leaders.
The Democratic Convention to nominate a
ticket for the City Council will be held on
Wednesday. The date originally set was
Thursday, but was changed in order to give
.11 n.mnrrala nhn 1plrH nn nnnnrtunltv
to attend the State bond burning Jubilee at I
Jefferson Cltv on Thurcday. The Jefferson
Club will id a large ocieation. ana mose
who desire to attend should consult the sec
retary of the ci'ib.
The ticket agreed upon for the Cojuncll
seems to meet with general approval, and
opposition in no form is anticipated by the
party leaders. II is said that some of the
prominent Republicans of the city have
spoken favorably of the ticket.
While th Republican Convention to nom
inate a Council ticket it to be held Thurs
day, no apparent effort is being made to se
cure men to consent to become candidates.
As stated in The Republic yesterday, there
appears to be a feeling of distrust among
the Republicans, growing out of the party
division at the November election and pri
maries preceding the election, and for that
reason prominent Republicans who would
like to enter the race are lacking In courage
to make the attempt.
Republican leaders who have been asked
regarding candidates for the Council will
not discuss Drobable candidates and decline
to predict what might be done at the con
vention. Repairing; of Fine Watckea
And Jewelry a specialty. F. W. Drostea,
Seventh and Pine.
LECTURES ON PHILANTHROPY.
Ppeeial Course Arranged for Pu
pils of Training School.
Sessions of the school of training In
philanthropic work, established under the
auspices of the St. Louis Conference of
Charities. Are held Tuesday and Friday,
In the assembly rooms of the Provident As
sociation. Beginning to-morrow, there will
be four lectures on "The Care of Destitute,
Neglected and Delinquent Children."
At the first lecture C. C. Stahman, su
perintendent of the Missouri Children's
Home Society, will speak on "The rifidng
out Svstem vs. Institutional Care." James
L. Blair will deliver an address on "The
Probation System and Juvenile Courts."
On Friday there will be two lectures, one
by S. M. Green, superintendent of the Mis
souri School for the Blind, on "The Educa
tion of the Blind." followed by Professor
James H. Cloud, who will demonstrate the
Methods of teaching the deaf and dumb.
TOBACCO FACTORY IS BURNED.
Itobards Plant Destroyed at Hen
dersonville, Ky. Loss $100,000.
Hcnderaonvllle. Ky., March 8. The plant
of the Robdrds Tobacco Company was
burned at an early hour this morning. (The
plant was valued at $75,000 and the stock
of a half million pound of tobacco was val
ued at J23.000. About J50.000 Insurance was
carried on plant and stock.
An all-night rain1 prevented the flre from
spreading, and only one residence, valued
at J1.000. was destroyed, and another silght-1;-
damaged by falling walls.
The factory will be rebuilt. The fire is
believed to have originated from a quantity
of lime, which had become wet from the
heavy rain. ,
So Plairne at Torreon.
Eagle Pass. Ter., March 8 A searching
Investigation conUnued during the whole of
last week by half a score of resident phy
sicians, assisted by eminent doclors at Tor
reon, Mexico, failed to find the 'east trace
of bubonic plague at that city or even a
suggestion as to how the rumor originated.
Nor Is there any sign' of the plague east
of the Sierra Madre, a range of mountains
10,000 feet high, presenting an impassable
barrier to the crossing of the pest.
Slrack.br a Train.
Taylorvllle, 111 , March 8. William Hedges
of this city was struck bv a Wabash pas
senger train near the depot here last nig
whll,. trvlnp tft AVnlrt in fr.lirh train. I"
rlrht lee was cut off. his cheek mutilated
and his skull badly fractured. He is not ex
pected to live.
1 asi y
- Cabinet CrUls Threatened.
Madrid. March 8. Th Heraldo states
that a serious Cabinet crisis Is threatenett
because of rinance Minister Vlllaverde
determined refusal to consent to a great
Increase in the estimates as insisted on oy
A Special Offer Which Must
Appeal fo Every Housekeeper.
Genuine Haviland China Dinner Sets complete
for 12 persons newest fashionable shapes,
beautifully decorated with floral designs
choice of two patterns. 100 jjQA-QQ
pieces, set complete, only
other Dinner Sets of 100 to 145 pieces at J9.75,
to $350. 00 per set.
Haviland China Cups and Sauccrs
dainty floral decorations
special at only.
Catalog. 4,000 Illustrations.
WILL INVESTIGATE CAUSE
OF CRUCIBLE EXPLOSION.
Inqneat May n-termlnr Orlisln of Ac
cident Which Resulted In John
Coroner Funkhouser will to-day conduct
an investigation Into the death of John
J Hennessy, who was killed Saturday night
by the explosion ot a crucime oi dwuni
metal at the Federal lead Company's plant
In Cheltenham. An attempt will be made
to learn the pauss of the explosion.
The accident is believed to have been du
to the breaking of a Jacket which controlled
a tank of water above the crucible, which
allowed cold water to dip into the crucibl".
The crucible contained 7,000 pounds of molten
metal, which was being prepared for the
night run. The contact of the cold water
with this flerv mass generated a vast
quantity of steam and gas, which, unable
to escape, caused the explosion.
Tho huge crucible was rent asunder
with a force which shook houses in the
neighborhood and was heard a mile away.
Portions of it were hurled In every direc
tion, damaging the walls of the plant.
Hennessy, who was a "ladle" man, and
a laborer named James A. Termant, wrere
the only workmen near the crucible when
It burst Hennessy was knocked down by a
piece of the flying debris and burled under
ft, while the white-hot metal, escsping
from the ruined crucible, trickled through
the debris and about the unfortunate man,
burning him terribly.
Termant escaped with a badly lacerated
scalp. AS soon as he recovered from the
shock he set about rescuing Hennessy, as
sisted by Patrolman Hussey and Miller of
the Mounted District, who had been at
tracted by the explosion. The debris was
pulled from Hennesy. and he was carried
to the office of Doctor Murrell. No. 5T47
Manchester avenue, who pronounced him
dead, and the body was removed to th
Hennessy was 40 ears old and has a
brother, rrharles. llvine-at No. 5716 Chelten
ham avenue. The victim lived at No. 5S21
Manchester avenue. He has a wife and two
children llv Ing in Springfield. Mo.
Termant is 2S years old. single, and lives
at No. C749 Manchester avenue.
The damage to the plant, resulting from
the wreckage of the crucible and the flre
which followed. Is estimated at J300. The
plant is located at Sulphur avenue and the
Frisco Railroad tracks.
Finest Kiicraved Invitation
For weddings, receptions, etc. Correct forms
and stvlps. Samples and prices mailed free
on request. MERMOD & JACCARD'S,
Broadway and Locujt.
DELEGATES BEGIN TO ARRIVE.
Woodmen of the World Will Meet
at Sedalia To-Morrow.
Sedaila. Mo., March S Delegates have
commenced to arrive here from different
parts ot the State and Indiana to attend
the biennial meeting of jurisdiction "E."
Woodmen of the Wojld, comprising the
State of Missouri and Indiana. About 200
delegates are expected to nttend.
The opening session will commence Tues-
to a vital necessity
le pie of economy.
'dollars a year, absolute protection against de-
, struction by fire, or
obtained in the best
Kqnitnhre Bkrg.Wh & lmcnii
Savings Account Department , , flUfl
pen Mertday Evenings
Northwest Cor. 4th and Locust Sts. Wlf
Transit and Suburban Cm mm
For table or cooking purposes
costs one-third less than butter.
It can be satisfactorily used
wherever butter is used.
Put up in i and 2-pound prints
in printed paper wrappers like
illustration. Ask your dealer.
savuGtr Omha st-Loai SwbH4CompanT,Oisca8 St, sthai n.wft
riR. L. KAMINSKl, the best china expert iff St.
Louis, is in charge of this department.
$15.00, S2G.00, $39.00 and up
- unusually pretty and desira
Every man lias his iiric
oik price that he always,
pays for a suit.
His price-scale would Ret
a most delightful siirprlw-'
here now during the Peach
Sale. If he usually pnjs
$40, he gets Into n Pencil
$03 English Suiting for hla
$40. If the has been In the
habit of detaching himelf
from $10, he attaches him
self to n Peach $15 Trous
ering for hi $10. If hi
price Is Km. he Is given
Peach's $80 Overcoating or
Topcoating for hit $35.
820 OLIVE. bUII 2647L
The Post Office is opposite.
Made under our own personal supervi
sion and at our own factory-
1120 Jt 1122 OLIVE ST.
(Leave car at 12th at.)
day morning with Head Consul Charles J.
Keller of St. Joseph. Mo., presiding. Ths
principal business to come before tne Missouri-Indiana
Camp during its three cr four
days' session will be the adoption of pro
posed Important resolutions to be submitted
for ratification to the sovereign camp, which
will meet at Milwaukee. May 10: the elec
tion of three delegates from Missouri and
one from Indiana to the meeting of ths
sovereign camp and the election of officers.
ORIP IS HERE.
HEAD IT OFF CHECK.
CURB IT WITH ORANGEIN'HL
Bays Interest in Paper.
Poplar Bluff, Mo., March S. D. L. Burn
side of Iowa, has acquired a half Interest
in the Poplar Bluff Republican, and in tn
future the paper Is to be edited by From
ley and Burnslde.
cannot be excused on
At the small cost ot a f ev
loss by robbery, can be
Safe Deposit Vaults in
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