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Former Declares McKinley Fa
vored Xicaraguan Canal Koute
'and Latter Denies It.
printed ns a. public document, saying:
"Well, I guess I will have to take what
I can get at this time"
Mr. Tillman of South Carollan was im
mediately on his feet, and said:
"Of course, the Senator from Texas does
not have to he reminded that If he is
very anxious to have it go into the
record, ho can read It here, and then the
objection of the Senator from Illinois will
not bo unv good."
The South Carolinian's comment drew a
general smile, and the order to print as
a document was made.
DelcKntlon From IlilHe. Mont., DI-c-iiNHes
Lunch and Economics.
r.EPmu.ic special
Washington, Nov. 21. President Roose
velt's private dining-room at the White
House to-day looked like a Western Fed
eration of Labor board meeting when tho
Butte labor leaders took luncheon with
The men from Butte were F. A. Doyle.
Iireiildent of the Trades and Labor Assem
bly; Edward Long, president of the Butte
Miners' I'nion; Malcolm Gillis, represent
ing the Engineers' Union; M. It. Dumpsey
and William Rclinson. representing tho
Miners' Union; I. W. Gilbert of tho Work
ingmen's Union nnd F. W. Cronln of the
Hotel nnd Restaurant Einplojes' Union.
Ill addition to the workingmen. tho
tiesldent Invited Repretentativo Dion of
Montana. ScPittnry of Commerce iuid La
bor George 11 Cortelvuu. Wajne Mac
W.igh, Associate Justice Wright of the
District bench rr.d Hbor Commissioner
The officials and the labor representa
tives discussed various phases of tho wage
problem at the table with the President.
Tho Preslde-it and his subordinates as
sured the Butte visitors that the Govern
ment is prepared to favor the working
man whenever the good of the public serv
ice Is not hn.npcred. and the workingmen
told the President anil his advisers that
all that labor demands nt the hands of
the Government Is a ".square deal."
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A quarter's worth of Ivory
Soap will do more washing
than you .might suppose, and
it may save more than one
fine garment from ruin by
preserving the color which
cheap, impure soap would
Ivory Soap
99 o Per Cent. Pure.
3Tour Persons TTurt in Crnsli Be
tween Chouteau Avenue and
Compton Heights Car.
X Buchanan of No. 2500 Compton nxs
rme, a motorman on the Chouteau ave
ftue lino of the St Louis Transit Com
pany, -was seriously injured last night by
firing thrown from his car is hen It col
lided -with car No. 137.1 of the Compton
Heights division, at Eighteenth, and Pino
Three other persons who wero 'standing;
on tho rear platform of the Compton
Heights car were injured, ono probably
rerious. A. G. Bodley, of No. 3401 Pine,
n. passenger conductor on tho Cotton Belt
itoute, sustained Internal injuries. He
Jvas thrown from the platform.
B. J. Lawrcnco of No. 3412 Lucas ave
nue Fustalnod bruises about tho head.
Anton Hirt of No. G347 Rartmer avenue
Fustalned bruises about tho head and
Tho Compton Heights car 'was north
bound. The motorman of the Chouteau
avenue car was unable to check the speed
of his car on account of tho slippery track.
Passengers on the Compton Heights car
eald that tho motorman of that car did
jfrot bring his car to a etop at tho inter
Yeection. Many of the passengers were
vomen. Tho passengers on the back plat
form saw the other car coming and shout
ed warning to tho others.
Tho rear end of the Compton Heights
car wai shattered and the windows bro
ken. The Chouteau car did not saop until
It reached Nineteenth. Buchanan was
Sicked up by two men. Ho was lying by
le side of a building.
The front vestibule of tho Chouteau
avenue car was broken Into splinters.
Buchanan -was taken to tho City Hos
pital. Tho crew of the Compton Heights
car was composed of Charles McFarland,
conductor, and G. A. Denton, motorman.
McFarland. tho conductor, was thrown to
tho floor by the farco of tho collision,
but escaped Injury.
Pint Annonl Reception of Lorctto
Alnmnnc Association Held at
Florissant Academy.
'Archbishop Glcnnon nnd Archbishop
JIarty wero the guests of honor at the
first annual reception of the Alumnao As
sociation of tho Loire to Academy at
Florissant yesterday from 11 a. m. until
i p. m. Fifteen priests, thrco Christian
brothers, and soventy-nvo members of the
association wero at the banquet.
Tho banquet hall was draped In gold and
xvhitc, tho Lorretto class colors, Inter
spersed with purplo In honor of the dis
tinguished visitors. "When Archbishop
Glennon entered the hall the pupils sang
".Maryland, My Maryland," his favorite
eons, and tho one that was sung for him
nhen he bade farewell to his charge In
Kansas City.
Addresses wero made by Archbishop
Glemion and the Reverend David S Phe
lan, editor of tho Western Watchman.
Both tpoke on tho alumnae association.
Its purposes and organization, and praised
the spirit that prompted tho members In
The rest of the programme consisted of
'Coflco Vduullj- Cleans Sickness, bat
Postum Alnaji Meuns JUeullh.
Those who have never tried tho exper
iment of leaving oft coffee and drinking
Pobtum In Its place and In tills way re
gaining health and happiness can learn
much rrcm the experience of others who
liave made the trial.
One who knows says: "I drank coffee
for breakfast overy morning until I had
terrible attacks of Indigestion, producing
days of discomfort and nights of sleep
lessness. I tried to give up the use of
coffee entirely, but found It hard to go
from hot coffee to a glass of water. Then
I tried Fostum Food Coffee.
"It was good and the effect was so
pleasant that I soon learned to love It
and have ut.ed it for several years. 1 Im
proved immediately after 1 left oft coffee
and took on Potum and am now entirely
cured of my Indigestion and other trou
bles, all of which were due to coffee.
1 am now well and contented and all be
cause I changed from coffee to Postum.
"Postum le much easier to make right
everj' time than coffee, for It Is so even
nnd always reliable. We never use
coffee now In our family. We use Post-turn
and are always weil." Name given
AW. Postum Co.. Battle Creek. Mich,
r" There's a reason and it Is pro ed by
' trial.
Look in each package for a copy of the
famous little book, "The Eoad to Wen-Miiic"
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vocal selections by Miss Luclna. Dcnvir
and Mrs. Peter Mara, a violin solo by Miss
Martha Bauer and piano solos by Miss
Susie Bell Murphy of St. Louis and Miss
Wllholmlna Sadler of Texas. The exer
cises doted with benediction In the chapel.
The clergymen present. In addition to
tiie Archbishops, were: ,. .
The Reierend IV. nanks Rogers, president
of tho St. Loul L'nherslty; the Heerend A. J.
Xlusion, pnIJit of ihe Kenrlck Semlnarv:
the llwerenrt Father Robert, president rf tho
Par-Zionists nt N'ormandr; the lteerend Father
Charles of Normandy; the Reverend T. J IX
vlne of the Kenrlck Semlnarv. the Retereml
Daniel Clark of St. Thresu's Church, the Rev
erend Tlmnthv lvmpey of St. Patrick's, the
Reerend J. 1 O'Brien of St. Margaret's, the
Reverend Peter O'Rourke of St. Mark's, the
Reverend II. A. Gelsert of St. Thcresa'n the
Revennd I. J. Uyrne. secretary to Archbishop
Glennon; the Reverend Father Donnli of tho
FOMionist Monaster Normandy, the Rev
erend Father Mara of the St. LMils University,
tho Reverend Darld I'helan. editor of the West
ern Watchman nnd pMtor of the Mount Carmel
Church In rjaden: the Reverend Father II111
man of St. Ferdinand's Church In Florissant,
and Brothers Justin. Elzear and Edward of the
Christian Brothers' College.
Tho members of the Alumnae Associa
tion present were: -
Mother Roberta, honorary president; Mrs. T.
La Molt Copplnger. rrestoent: Mrs. Charles II.
Hart, firn vice president: Miss Nannie Here
fond. scond vice president; Miss Rose C Pon
otan, 31 D., secretary: Mine Ethel Belle Fun
Bton, assistant secretary; Miss Mary Uenvlr.
treasurer: Mmes. J. Rutherford Cook. Lizzie
Iwl9. Thomas Sullivan. Martin Shauchnessv,
Klnella. C II. I'.ers. Charles Kearney. Leslie
Merry. L. L. rhllibert. William Smith, Kiw
lnnd Dunn, White. Charles H. Powell. Edwin
Van Nort. John L Roland. J. II. Booth. E.
II. Wncner, Louis P. Kaune, Frank Hammett,
Julia Sohaefer, Jack Walsh. Mary Hud"On. A.
Burns, Henry Walvm and Gruber: Misses Vln-c-ntla
Coppfnrer. Susl Hart. Jennie Larkln,
Slaty nnd nlla Hynos. Jennie Riley, Hers,
Susie and Alma Pamplln. Helen L-ons. Min
nie O'Brien. Mary Moran. Louise Fox, Louise
Dixon. Helen Carrlco. Mamie Murphy, Gene
vieve Gat-iin. A. D. Darst. Ella Hardy, nettle
and Callle Callaway, Ethel Fixke and Kate
Dent I r.
For Toar Winter Trip.
Texas, New Mexico, California and Old
Mexico resorts are inviting. Cheap rates
via M.. K. & T. Ry. Kxtreme limit of
tickets. June 1. 1904. "Katy Flyer" serv
ice. See Katy 's 'agent. 520 Olive street.
Roclc Islnnd Surveyors at tVorlt la.
3Ior(ran County.
Bloomlngton, 111., Nov. 24. R. C Toung
and twelve surveyors engaged by the Chi
cago, Rock Island and Pacific Company
have commenced laying out a route for
tho extension of that system from Bur
lington, Io, to St. Louis.
Tho proposed extension Trill run cast
from Burlington, a short distance through
Henderson County, thence southwest
through McDonough. Schuyler, Cass and
Morgan counties, going through the towns
of Macomb. Itushvlllo nnd Beardstown,
crossing the Illinois River nt Beardstown.
The line will probably touch Jackson
ville, but Its further direction 1b not yet
positively settled. The surveyors are now
working through Morgan County, but
whether they will be ordered through tho
coal fields to the east or sent directly
south to Alton Is not yet determined.
1'nbnnli to ITsc Telephone.
The Wabash, following the examplo of
other Eastern lines, is preparing to sub
stitute the telephone for the telegraph in
strument in tho handling of the business
of the company.
The change has been under advisement
for some time, nnd has been agreed upon.
It fa stated that the wiring for the tele
phone has been completed from Toledo to
St. Louis, and buildings have been erected
nt Toledo for Uie accommodation of the
Itnllway Notes and ChnnKm.
Because of the lack of a quorum, the meet
ing of the directors of the Terminal Association
which was to have been held to-day has been
Announcement Is made that the Missouri,
Kansas and Texas will begin the operation of
trains over the new Txas and Oklahoma
branch from Oklahoma City to 6hannes and
Coalgate. I. T.. February 15. 1904. and that
train service between Guthrie and Kansas City
will btKln December II.
IUocNcr'a Xew Cafe.
With the opening to-day of the Western
Cafo and Restaurant at No. 521 St. Charles
street, under the management of the
veteran caterer, Mr. John Bloeser, is of
fered to the gentlemen public, exclusively,
one of the coziest and most pleasing
places of Us kind ever established in tho
Perfect and courteous service, tho choic
est of food and llquon. have gained for
Mr. Bloeser an enviable reputation In his
The menu will Include, amongst other
things, specialties that cannot be excelled
or equaled and the largest assortment of
original salads ever served.
Under the efficient management of Mr
Bloeser. the Western Cafe, and Restau
rant will undoubtedly meet with the
abundant success that Is predicted for It.
Reported Over Missouri, Illinois,
Kentucky and Indiana.
Telegrams to The Republic last night
indicate that snow was nearly general
over Missouri, Illinois, Southern Indiana
and Kentucky.
Nearly an Inch and a half was reported
at Moberly, Mo., while 4 inches was the
record at Klnmundy. III.
Vnriable Iloutc Tickets) to Florida,
Via Southern Railway. Go one way and
return another. 'Office 719 Olive street.
St Louis, Mo.
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"Alabama Senator Declares Lie
Has Sought Strenuously to Ac
quire Glory of the Canal for
His Own Administration.
Washington, Nov. 24. At the conclusion
of Senator Morgan's seven-hour sieech
to-day on the Isthmian Canal situation. In
which he bitterly attacked President
Roosevelt's policy. Senator Ilannn, who
succeeds Mr. Morgan as chairman of the
Canal Committee, rose to take direct issue
in the matter of President McKlnley's po
sition. Senator Hann said he wished to correct
Mr. Morgan's statement that President
McKinley had favored tho Nicaragua
route. He said that from many personal
conversations with the late President he
could speak with authority he knew that
ho favored no particular route. Ho wished
all carefully investigated and was willing
to stand by the report of a commission of
responsible men.
Senator Morgan Jumped to his feet
quickly nnd insisted that public docu
ments in which President McKinley was
on record spoke louder and with more au
thority than any statoment of private
conversations. He said he had not the
pleasure and honor of an Intimate per
sonal and political acquaintance with tho
late President, nnd, even if he had, would
have preferred to quote him from hi3
written record, as there seemed to bo no
responsibility attached to statements of
private views.
"Then, here and now, I will tnko tho re
sponsibility bofore tho country of stating
these vievrj," said Senator Hanna, and
the incident closed.
Senator Morgan's speech, which Is re
garded as the keynote of forthcoming
Democratic attacks on tho President for
his attitude toward tho present isthmian
situation, is regarded as his last long ut
terance on the canal question. He will
have part In the opposition to the ratifica
tion of the Panama Canal treaty, but will
use no dilatory tactics and attempt no
Mr. Morgan declared early In his argu
ment that. If Mr. McKinley had lived, the
protocol with Nicaragua and 'Costa Rica
would have been observed. "But he is
dead," the Senator went on, "and a new
Richmond pomes upon tho field and he
seems not to feel the obligation of good
faith when a more enticing field for the
unique administration breaks upon the
vision of this ambitious spirit."
He declared that It was President Roose
velt's ambition to havo all the glory of
constructing the canal for his own ad
ministration. "Has the President." ho asked, "any
excuse for his failure to carry Into effect
the agreement with Nicaragua and Costa
Rica, unless It be resentment toward Co
lombia and gratification of personal ambi
tion, which the law deprives him of the
further power to Indulge? Whatever the
Incentive, he will fail to carry tho people
with him in his wild and inexcusable
No plea of "reasons of state" would be
acceptable, for, said he. "reasons of state
are out of place In a Republic, and are
regarded only as tho plea of a tyrant. In
abandoning the McKinley policy, Mr.
Morgan declared that the President had
destroyed tho rights already acquired at
much expense of time and effort.
Ho declared that Colombia had levied
blackmail to tho exttau of 17.000.000. and
that, acting under the Instructions of the
President, the Secretary of State had en
tered Into an agreement that might make
it possible to collect on the levy. Only
tho eagerness or the ambition" of the
President, he Bald, could have supplied
tho fulcrum for this traction.
At this point, and after having spoke
for two hours, Mr. Morgan requested the
privilege of his seat while he continued
his delivery. There was no objection and
the venerable Senator sat down, remark
ing under h's breath as he did so "My
eld limbs are getting as shaky under me
as the Republican party must be In the
presence of the truth."
Mr. Morgan reviewed at length the Co
lombian revoluUon of 1902, declaring that
Marrpquln's triumph was due not to hl3
own prowess, but to the assistance of the
United States.
"All roads that the President travels,"
he said, "lead to tho Panama Canal, but
some of his discreet friends should caution
him not to burn the bridges behind him."
That war had, he said, deserved the con
demnation of all Christendom, because of
the brutality of Marroquln's conduct, and
yet, notwithstanding this conduct was
such as would have done discredit to the
bearer of a scalping knife or tomahawk,
the United States wero the ally of that
leader throughout the conflict. He re
ferred especially to Marroquln's confisca
tory decrees, and said that President
Roosevelt must havo known of them.
Invited to Attend Louisiana Pni
cliaae Celebration at Xvvr Orlenna.
Washington, Nov. 24. When the House
convened to-day Mr. Payne moved that
when an adjournment is taken it bo until
After some debate, during which Mr. De
Armond of Missouri said the House had
transacted the business for which It had
been called In extraordinary session, the
motion for adjournment until Friday pro
vailed. The Speaker then had read an Invitation
from the Governor of Louisiana to the
members of the Houso to be present at the
celebration of the one hundredth anniver
sary of the transfer of the tract purchased
by the United States of France.
Mr. Meyer of Louisiana asked unani
mous consent for the consideration of a
resolution accepting the invitation, but ob
jection was made.
The House then adjourned until Friday.
Will Enter Upon Prolonged and In
tricate Dlncusslon of Panama.
Washington,. Nov. 24. Evidences of a
Democratic plan to enter upon an Intricate
discussion of tho Panama question were
multiplied to-day In the Senate when sev
eral requests for printing historic docu
ments for the use of the Senate were In
troduced. Ono of these was by Mr. Gorman, the
minority leader, asking that the Presi
dent's message of May 15, 1S.6, on affairs
In Central America, bo printed as a public
document. Fifteen hundred copies are
asked for. with the reports In relation
to the condition of affairs there, which ac
companied the President's message. The
resolution was agreed to.
Mr. Culberson asked unanimous consent
to have printed in the Congressional Rec
ord, and as a public document, the corre
spondence between the State Department
and the British Foreign Office on the ques
tion of neutrality in tho Civil War. He
aaid the matter to which he referred cov
ered pages 32 to 181, Inclusive, In the offi
cial reports of the State Department on
foreign relations.
Mr. Cullom suggested the extract
named was a rather lengthy one, and
asked Mr. Culberson to be. content with
having it printed as a public document.
The Texan refused to accept tho sugges
tion, and his .Illinois colleague objected
on the plea of economy In printing.
As objection to' unanimous consent was
made, Mr. Culberson accepted the al
ternative of having tho correspondence
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Secretary Wilson Details an Expert
to Select Site for Experiment!.
Washington, Nov. Si. Secretary Wilson
of the Agricultural Department has Issued
orders detailing an expert to Arkansas to
locate a site for the establishment of an
experimental rice culture station. An ap
propriation of S2.C0O was mado by tho last
Congress for this purpose, the experi
ments to run five vears.
Mr. Vincent Heller of the State Univer
sity and Representative Robinson will as
sist the Government representative in se
lecting a suitable location.
Private experiments in raising rice have
been found to bo most profitable to the
Arkansas farmer, and It Is the Idea of
Representative Robinson to supplant cot
ton raising in districts where that indus
try has been a failure.
Ko Entertainments Till A'ext -Slontb.
Beeansc of Unclc'M Death.
Washington, Nov. 21. Tho White House
Is In mourning on account of the death
of the President's uncle, James IC Grade.
There will bo no social entertainments
until the Cabinet dinner, on December 7.
Rural Free Delivery.
Washington, Nov. 24. The following
rural letter carriers have been appointed,
to begin service December 13:
Missouri liruunington William E. Hatfield
and Clarence EJ. ilosack. carriert; Wallace
Fiijnd and Uertha L. Ulanchord. substitutes.
Calhoun James B. Duval, currier; George P.
Duval. tubstUule.
Clinton Joshua (X Davis, carrier; Lee Set
tles, substitute.
Lincoln Arthur A. Reoves and Harvey W.
Helvey, carriers: D. A. Reeves and G. W.
llelv ey. substitutes.
Purely William It. Mitchell, carrier; James
Mitchell, substitute.
Ito.eland J. A. Moore, carrier; Dollle Mocre.
Urlch A. N. Masstnglll, carrier; Isabella.
Masslnrlll. substitute.
Maltlnnd C. P. Baxtram, carrier; C W.
Nute. Jr., substitute.
Indiana Modoc A. C. Swain, carrier; F. B.
Swain, substitute.
Rldgevllle John Collett and n. F. Armstrong,
carriers: Daniel Banta and Bay Armstrong,
Illinois Bensonvllle. Charles Wellner and
Louis, Blel. carriers; Henry Heuer and Herman
II. Schmidt, substitutes
Chatsvvorlh John S. Sleeth. Jr.. and J. M.
Feely. carriers; Frank Wlsa and Bernard
Feelr. substitutes. "v
I'enDeUI John L. Hennfssy, carrier; George
Lynn, substitute.
Texas Bertram Christian T. Tolno and Wil
son Bryson, carriers;' S: 9.f Lorbrandt and J.
II. Brvson. substitutes.
Rural free delivery service has been estab
lished, to commence December 15. at Offlesbv,
Cornell County, Tex., on routes ono and two;
length of routes. 433u miles; population served,
Of Interest to the Southwest.
Washington, Nov. 21. Representative
Rodenburg of East St. Louis to-day intro
duced a measure to increase the pay of
rural free delivery carriers to $300, with
two weeks' annual leave.
Representative Mann of Illinois Intro
duced a bill to provide for a waterway be
tween Calumet River and the Sanitary
Drainage Canal.
Representative Stephens of Texas intro
duced a bill to direct the Interior Depart
ment to forward to tho House a full re
port of Investigations into tho so-called
land frauds under the Stone desert, tim
ber and homeetead act. and any sugges
tions of recommendations for preventing
the came.
Deeds to Indian Lands.
Washington. Nov. 24. The Secretary of
the Interior has signed the following
deeds conveying Indian land of the Pot
tawatomie Reservation In Kansas:
From John Preston nnd wlfo to Albert
Sarback, south half of northwest quarter,
section 3J. township 7, range 15, eighty
acres, $2,275.
From M-Nlsh-No-Quah to Mary Wls
keno et al-. south half of northwest quar
ter, section 2, township 9, range 14, eighty
acres, $1.85).
From M-Zhuck-No nnd wife to John
Flynn, south half of northwest quarter,
section 16. township 8, range 15, eighty
acres, $1,S56.
National Banks) Authorised,
Washington, Nov. 24. The Comptroller
of the Currency to-day issued a certificate
authorizing the Fir9t National Bank of
SmithvlIIe. Tex., to begin with $23,000 cap
ital. C. It. Casklll president. W. L, Moore
vico president, Theodore Smith cashier.
A certificate was issued also authorizing
the American National Bank of Tishomin
go. I. T.. to begin business with a capital
of $2,000. L. C. Parmenter president, B.
R. Brundage cashier.
The designation of the Merchants' Na
tional Bank. Houston, as reserve agent
for the First National Bank, Corslcana,
Tex., was approved.
Customs Service Compensations.
Washington, Nov. 24. The Secretary of
the Treasury to-day submitted to Congresa
an estimate of compensation of officers of
the customs service, based on last year's
business. Those of Interest to the South
west are as follows:
C. F. Gallencamp, St Louis, $5,000; John
Aliens. Jr.. St. Joseph. $4,O0S; R. W. Dowe.
Sllurla. Tex., $3,5S5: P. F. Garrett, Paso
del Norte. Tex.. $4,000; W. L. Kesslnger,
Kansas City. Mo.. S5.O00; F. L. Lee. Gal
veston, $4,115: J. J. Hayes. Corpus Christl
Confirmed by the Senate.
Washington. Nov. 21. The Senate in
executive session to-day confirmed the fol
lowing nominations:
Consuls Francis B. Keene, Wisconsin, at
Florence. Italy; James A. Lcroy, Michigan, at1
Duraneo. Mexico; Clalra On-. Illinois, at Bar
ranqultla. Colombia: Julian Potter, New York,
at Nassau. New Providence. Bahamas; William
P. Smyth. Missouri, at Tunstall. England;
WHllnm Harrison Bradley. Illinois, at Man
chester. Encland: Harlan W. Brush. New York,
at Milan, ltalv: Theodore J. Bluthardt. Illinois,
at Barmen. Germany; Robert Woods Bl.sj,
New York, at Venice, Italy; Louis n. Ajme,
Illinois, at Para. Brazil.
Consuls General Herman R. Dletrloh. Mis
souri, at Guavoqull. Ecuador; William It. Hollo
way. Indiana, at Halifax. Nova Scotia; Wlllla,n
A. Rublee. Wisconsin, at Vienna. Austria;
John W. Kiddle. Minnesota, agent and Consul
General at Cairo, Ejrypt-
Charles H. Keep. New York. Assistant
Secretary of the Treasury; Jos:ph A.
GUI. Indian Territory. Judge of tno United
States Court of the Northern District of Indian
Territory: Eugene G. Hay. Minnesota, General
Appraiser of Merchandise; Jesse B. Fuller, Cali
fornia. Pension Aent at SLin Francisco; Har
wood IIuntlnRton. New York. Assistant Ap
nral.ser.of Merchandise at New York; Robert A.
Oliver. Louisiana, Assistant Appraiser of Mer
chandise at New Orleans: Clarence D. Herbert
Louisiana. Assistant Treasurer of the United
States at New Orleans: William J. Brophy,
Louisiana, coiner of the mint at New Orleans;
Albert L. Pierce. Mississippi. Collector of Cus
toms for the Dtstrlct of lcksburg.
Postmasters: . . .
Illinois W. W. Colt. Rushvllle.
Iowa F. B. Tlbbltts. Hopklnton.
Oklahoma L. N. Bushorr. Pawnee.
Rheumatism, more painful In this climate
than any other affliction, cured by pre
scription No. 2S51, by Elmer & Am.J.
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This is to Certify tfca;t Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root, the great
kidney, liver and bladder remedy, is purely vegetable and does
not contain any calomel, mercury, creosote, morphine, opium,
strychnine, cocaine, nitrate potash (salt-petre), bromide
potassium, narcotic alkaloid, whiskey, wine or any harmful or
habit producing drugs. Swamp-Root was discovered through
scientific research and study by Dr. Kilmer, who graduated with
honors and is 'now actively engaged in the practice of his pro
fession, which calling he has successfully followed many years.
State of New York, County of Broome, j- q
City of Binghamton, J-&.&.
Jonas M. Kilmer, senior-member of the firm of Dr. Kilmer
& Co., of the City of Binghamton, County of Broome, State of
New York, being duly sworn, deposes and says that the guarantee
of purity of Swamp-Root, as described in the foregoing
certificate, is in all respects true.
Subscribed and sworn to) J8vla4 ' tc&yve
before me April 26. 1903. J
rfisjflS Dr. Kilmer's Swamp-Root Is not recommended for everything, but If you have kidney,;
liver or bladder trouble, It will be found just the remedy you need. Swamp-Root makes friends.
Each bottle contains the same standard of purity, strength and excellence.
To Prove What SWAMP-ROOT, the Great Kidney, Liver and Blatter Remedy, Will do for
YOU, Every Reader of The Republic May Have a Sample Bottle FREE by Mail.
You mnj- have a sample bottle of Swamp-Root sent free by mall, by which you may test Its mild, gen
tle and Immediate effects, also a book tellinjr more about It, and containing many of the thousands upon thou
sands of testimonial letters received from men and women cured by this wonderful remedy. When writing
to Dr. Kilmer & Co., Uinghamtou, N. Y., be- sure to mention reading this generous offer in The St Louis
Dally Republic. ,
If you nre already convinced that Swamp-Root is what you need, you can purchase tie regular fifty
cent and one-dollar size bottles at the drug stores everywhere. '
Plan fo Cover bottom of Lagoons
at Fnir With Cement
Material fo Be Used Will Pre
serve the Clearness of Wa
ter in Spite of Nav
igation. It has been decided by the Division of
Works of the World's Fair to floor tho
grand ba"dn and lagoons of tho Exposition
with wood. The original plan to cover the
bottom with cement has been abandoned,
as It was found that timber would All all
Uie requirements ns well and bo less ex
pensive than cement.
The area to be floored includes 712545
square feet, which Is ono of tho largest
spaces pver covered by a single floor. De
tail plans for the work havo been drawn.
The actual construction, it Is said, will
begin within tho next few weeks.
Flooring the waterways was decided up
on In order to eliminate the stirring up
which would come to the clay bottoms
from the propellers of the electric
launches, spinning around within a few
inches of the bottom.
It is claimed tliat tho wooden floors will
prcservo the clearness of the water in
spite of the navigation. The waterways
will be filled with filtered water, supplied
from a huge filtering plant which the
World's Fair will install for the purpose.
All the water running over the cascades
will also be filtered.
According to the plans, the flooring will
pun from the sides to tho center. A dip
of about one foot In fitly feet, from the
sides toward the center. Is provided so
that the deepest water will be In tho cen
tral channel. In the track of navigation.
One-Inch yollow pine planks will be
used, laid directly upon the clay bottom.
To prevent the flooring from floating to
the top, there will bo sunk into tho ground
at regular Intervals, anchors forming a
vertical stud, nt the bottom of which will
be nailed, horizontally, a wooden cross,
which will resist the upward strain caused
by the buoyancy of the wood.
Treatment of the bottoms of the la
goons has been a source of curiosity to
visitors. Canvas nnd cement were con
sidered as materials for this work, but
were abandoned lecause of the cost and
because it li not necessary that the bot
toms be water-tight. There is no lower
level to which the water could escape.
Plans for the treatment of the Itlver des
Peres where It crosses the Pike, have also
been completed. The Catlln tract, on
which the Pike is located, was not at first
included in the Exposition site, and it was
overlooked In building the big subway
which covers the Itlver des Peres in the
grounds proper.
The plans contemplate roofing over the
stream to as to carry the level of the
Pike from one side to the other. Four
lines of Piles will be driven on either side.
Tho gulley between the piles will be
bridged over with heavy girders, upon
which a floor of thick timber will be laid.
Delay In ErectlnsT Knnxna State
Strnctnre Cannes PoHtponemcnt
of Ceremonies.
Tho Kansas State building at the
World's Fair was to have been dedicated
yesterday, bur, owing to a delay in its
construction, the inside was not complet
ed, so it was decided to. postpone the cere
monies until the edifice' Is finished.
A party of prominent Kansans, Including"
Governor and Mrs. W. J. Bailey, arrived
In the city yesterday to attend the dedl-
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cation cercmonlts. In the morning: the
lrty visited tho Administration build
ing, where a call was made on President
Later the visitors made ft tour of the
grounds nnd Inspected the Kansas build
ing. This structure is practically com
pleted nnd Is ono of the handsomest on
tho Plateau of States. The contract price,
exclusive of interior furnishing and deco
ration, is S23.7C
In tho party wero Governor and Mrs.
Bailey, John C. Cnrponter of Chanute,
president of tho Kansas World's Fair
Commission; J. C. Morrow, Washington;
H. T. Simons. Caldwell: Charles K. Lullnjr,
secretary of the commission; Mrs. Luling.
W. P. Wafrgencr, Atchison; W. W. Rose,
Kansas City; Judge nnd Mrs. C. F. W.
pussier, ijeavtnwonn: -troiessor i lj.
' Dyche of the Kansas university and W.
. -AWt:, ilJLUllCUL UL Hie nUI13lU UU11U1H.
Commissioner Xnnclo SasKeat Sep
tember 10 as Dnte for Ceremonies
Albino B. Nuncio, Mexico's Commis
sioner General for the World's Fair, de
parted last night for Mexico City, after a
stay of several weeks in St. Louis on Ex
position business. His next visit hero will
bo In January, and he will then probably
remain until the close of tho Fair.
Before his departure Mr. Nuncio re
quested that the Ceremonies Committee
set apart September 16, 19M. as "United.
States of Mexico Day" at the Exposition.
No action has been taken on the request
as yet. but Colonel Cuip, secretary of tho
committee, says it will doubtless bo
Mrs. A. 31. Dodtre of Jtevr Yorlc Con
salts Exposition Officials.
Mrs. A. M. Dodge, president of the Day
Nursery Association of New Tork, Is in
the city for the purpose of consulting
with World's Fair officials relative to the
nursery and home of rest for women,
which Is to be established as part of the
Model City at the Exposition.
In tho morning she called on President
Francis and Director of Exhibits Skiff.
Preparing; for Texas Exhibit.
Dallas, Tex., Nov. VA. A meeting of all
thoso engaged In the work of preparing
an exhibit of Texas's resources for the
St. Louis World's Fair was held here to
day. It was the Mist general meeting since
the bcslnning of the work.
There were fifty prominent men and
women in the meeting, and nearly all
made reports or participated jn discus
sions. The result of the meeting was that
pledges were made to raise practically
KXMJG3 and to sjstcmatlze the exhibits.
Itnly's Appropriation Increased.
Rome. Nov. Si. Slgnor Luzzattl, the
Minister of tho Treasury, has Increased to
$130,000 the appropriation for Italy's par
ticipation at ths St. Louis Universal Ex
W. E. Willis Thought to Have
Keen Murdered at Galveston.
Galveston. Tex., Nov. 21. The body of
W, E. Willis, a telegraph operator, who
disappeared on the night of November 17,
was fished out of the bay by a negro boy
Ashing for shrimp at the pier to-day. The
body had four ugly wounds about the
head and face, nnd the skull was frac
tured. Willis was an operator on the Southern
Pacific docks, and came here from Hous
ton six weeks ago. On the night of his
disappearance be deposited W0 with his
landlady and retained J10. Ho was last
seen In a West Market street saloon.
When his body was searched a $5 bill and
eight nickels were found In his pockets.
His parents are dead, but he has three
brothers and a sLster living. Their names
and places of abode are not known here.
It is supposed that Willis was foully
dealt with and hit body thrown Into the
bay. Tho case will be rigidly Investigated.
Berlin, Nov. 24. German Invent-
ors have patented tho first Roent-
4 gen apparatus capable of photo-
graphing tho internal organs of tus
4 human body, showing the size and
shape of any part of the body, as
well as the exact dimensions of any
foreign substance It may contain. .
Local specialists consider the In-
ventlon second In importance only
to the discoicry of the X-ray It-
self. '
4 This new apparatus, which is
known as the "orthodiagraph," has
just been placed on tho market by
the Algemlne Electricity Company
4 of Berlin.
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Federal Judge Decides That
There Is No Legal Reason
vWhy "Parsifal" Should
2sot Be Presented.
(ew Tork, Nov. 2t Judge Lacombe, la
the United States Circuit Court to-day,
declined to grant the injunction asked for
by Fraa Coslma Wagner and Siegfried
Wagner, nelrs of the lata Richard Wax
ner, restraining Manager Helnrich. Con
rlcd from producing the dramatic festival
play. "ParBtfal."
In addition to ths many legal points
presented by Gilbert Ray Hawes, repre
senting: Frnu Wagner and her son. In
support of his contention that Manager
Conried's production In New Tork would
be illegal, the lawyer appealed to the
court to preserve the sacjed atmosphere
with which the widow and son surround
ed the composition, and prevent ita pro
ductlon on any stage other than at Bay
The composer himself, the lawyer ar
gued, declined all offers for a license to
produce "Parsifal" roads by the many
managers of Europe, many of them repre
senting royal and court theaters.
Former Judge A. J. DIttenhoffer, repre
senting Mr. Conrled. declared that ft
great many of the sentimental claims
made by Mr. Hawes were not founded up
on fact, and showed by affidavits that ths
great composer himself had parted with
at least the publication rights of the play
for a consideration of 77,000 German
marks, to the firm of R. Shott's Sons,
The decision of Judge Lacombe insures
the production of "Parsifal" scheduled by
Manager Conricd for December 24 at ths
Metropolitan Opera-house, with an all
star cast.
That Love sometimes cures disease Is a
fact that has recently been called to the
attention of the public by a prominent
physician and college professor. In soma
nervous diseases of women, such as bya
teila, this physician gives instances whera
women were put in a pleasant frame of
mind, were made happy by falling in love,
ant m consequence were cured of their
nervons troubles tbe weak, nervous sys
tem toned and stimulated by little Dr.
Cupid became strong and vigorous, at
taott without their knowledge. Many a
woman is nervous and irritable, feels drag
ged down and worn oat, for no reason that
he can thint of. She may be ever o
much In love, but Dr. Cnpid fails to core
her. In ninety -nine per cenL of these
cases it it tb: womanly organism which
requires attention; the weak back, dirry
spells and black circles about the eyes, are
only symptoms. Go to the source of the
trouble and correct the irregularities, the
drains on the womanly system and the
other symptoms disappear. So sure of it
is the World's Dispensary Medical Associa
tion, proprietors of Dr. Pierce's Favorite
Prescription, that they offer a $500 reward
for women who cannot be cured of leucor.
rhea, female weakness, prolapsus, or fall
ing of tbe womb. All they ask is a fair
ana reasonable trial of their means of cure.
Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets clear the
complexion and sweeten the breath, they
cleanse and regulate the stomccli, liver ana
bowels and produce permanent benefit and
do not re-act on the system. On is
gentle laxative.
"The Common Sense Medical Adviser"
Is sent free, paper-bound, for at one-cent
tamps to pay expense of mailing only.
Send 31 stamps for cloth-bonnd copy.
Address, World's Dispensary, Bnflafo. N.Y,
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