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THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC: MONDAY. MARCH 14, 1904.
i LOSE CONFIDENCE IN THEIR STOCKS, 'Apathy in Wall Street Reaches a Point of Almost Utter Stagnation. PUBLIC STILL HOLDS ALOOF. Content to Let the Company Pro moters and Corporation Ad ministrators Work Out Their Own Salvation. HKPDBUC SPECIAL. New Tork. March 13. Dullness as a. top ic for consideration Is not entertaining, but when apathy reaches a point in here It becomes historical, reference to It be comes necossary. Such a stage was reached In the stock market of the week, particularly on Thursday, with Its mea ner total of sales, falling under 71.000 shares. Wall street, has seen dull days and Inter vals of stagnation before thl. but when taking Into consideration tho countrj's material prepress. Its Increase In wealth and the almost appalling multiplication of capital Issues in recent jears. the record of stock sales on Thursday stands un questionably for the dullest day that the Stock Exchange has known since New York became one of the world's great markets. It is surely unnecessary at this time to traverse tho events of the last few 3 ears and catalogue the Incidents of that wonderful period of prosperity and ma terial dovelopment which has since ren dered an entlro community suspicious. Tha prosperity was genuine, the material development actual and real, and much of it still remains. In time this will be fully and completely demonstrated. Just as it has ever been in the past. SURVIVAL OF THE LEGITIMATE. What Is beneficial will survive; what is bad will go. The new capital poured out on old properties, when economically and wisely expended, will be a benefit, and when, scattered with spendthrift hand will prove a detriment, forcing dividend cur tailment and interest default. The new corporations, honestly capital ized and wisely administered, will pull through, the swindlers and the semis in dlers will go. and with tnem will go for tunes and reputation, honor and poer. It is quite apparent to even a casual ob server that tha community nati been standing aside, permitting the company promoters and the corporation admin.stra tors to work out their own salvation. It Is u splendid commentary upon the com mon sense of the public that they hold aloof, both from the speculative and In vestment market. It is a recognition up on their pan. that every dollar of new cap ital on tna old properties, every dollar of new capitalization In the. new industrials has got to be tented by time or adversity. DON'T LIKE THEIIt OWN WAKES. This is possibly an unfair list of prop erty. No doctor likes to take his own med icine, a chef grows weary of the dishes he prepares and possibly the manufactur ers of stocks and bonds clog of their own securities. These are really made to sell, not to buy and keep. Still, tnc public is Imitative, and. finding both In dull busi ness and ig,ring pm.es. tnat tne men who know .ill about wjcuriues decline to take more of them, even while painting tnelr earnings and luture prospects lu glowing foiurs, will buy none at a.1. It is penecuy logical on the public's part, pel haps the community argues that tnese men are waiting for tne sull greater bar gains. We, too. will waitT AssureJJj . Wall street has ,no right to complain of the loss of public connaence, if it shews by its own actions that it. too, has lost confidence in Its own wares. More likely, however, tho true explana tion is that the financial interests are loaded to the guards with unsalable shares and can not buy more at tnls time. This wouid be another indication of over posslble argument of why a shrewd pur chaser should wait. He may be offered better bargains. SPECIFIC INSTANCES OF "INDIAN" OUTRAGES. Continued From I'ngc One. Delmar and Taylor polling place graphic ally yesterday, and characterized these events as the most dastardly he had ever witnessed. "W. K. 1CAVAIA.L'GH ivrnvEssEs oltraces. "Three times I was within hailing dis tance of the voting booth." he said, "when the 'Indians' would make a rush, break the line, and all would have to seek new places. Their whole plan of ac ' Uon seemed to be to delay the honest voters. It seemed as if it was conceded that there were enough of the right sort of votes cast, and the only object in view was to see that none of the Folk voters got a chance. Expressions of dls guest at the doings of thugs was . taken as a sure sign that the person l was against them and he was immediate ly slated for lemoval from the line. "Finally, I got into the polling place. I was shoved In with two men whose actions, prior thereto, left no doubt in my mind but w hat they were 'Indians ' A few moments later they were ordered out. A Judge said that one had been in side three times before and the other hid been inside four times. They raised an argument which stopped the ballot-casting for some time. It seemed that ev erything was being done to waste time and keep down the vote. "I stood in line neai S. Bent Russell. 1 guess we witnessed a dozen assaults up on unoffending citizens. In every in stance the police refused to notice any thing that was going on. "A party of about thirty toughs were doing all the mischief. They would make rushes on the line of oters, after the style of college football plavers. Once the whole line of voters was sent sprawl ing by these thugs, and when the line was formed again the attacking party held all the choice positions. "These positions were alwajs traded to persons who were said to be 'all right.' Several times when men were shoved In line. In front of me I called the attention of the policemen. 'Oh, that's all right, Mr. Kavanaugh,' the fellow said; 'but I didn't see It.' I told hlrn that I had seen It, and I called upon several men to prove It, bur he laughed, and that Is all the satisfaction that could be gotten. "I saw John C. Roberts assaulted, and I Feel Good all day on Grape-Nuts Ttc Perfect Food. Get the little book "The Road to Wellvllle" in each package. am ery m ich surprised to hear that he was not badly hurt. Dozens, It seemed, were -trying to hit him at once. They swarmed around him like bees and pushed him off toward the alley, away from the police, who Invariably turned their backs whan trouble was brewing. "I saw a young man struck In the face. He retaliated, and was set upon by ten or twelve men. He ran and was followed. Thev caught him; knocked him to the ground and began kicking him. Residents In the vicinity raised windows and cried out to the man's assailants to desist. It was terrible." Mr. Kaanaugh sas he has been a Democratic voter In St. Louis for twenty five years. He said he would not vote the Democratic ticket again. Doctor Bruce Carson of No. 4379 West minster place went to the polls Saturday, stayed several hours and then returned hom disgusted. "I got in line, he said, "at 3 o'clock. I noticed several friends ahead. When I got near the door I saw- several pulled out of lino and many rushed Into their places. I then held a position behind several "In dians. 'Twice I was pushed from my feet, and each time I found myself getting further back In the line. A big fellow, who seemed to know the potlce, was conducting things. I heard him giving orders to several per sons who appeared to bo his lieutenants. 'Hold the line.- he said several times. The policeman heard him. but paid no atten tion. I think I would know the police man again If I saw him. I remained until almost 8 o'clock, when I concluded that it was useless to try to vote, and returned home. "During the time I stood In line I saw many assaults upon inoffensive persons. I saw a leaden shot "billy' flourished in the air, and saw a man trjlng his best to use It upon another person " Charles B McDermott, a builder, living at No. 4522 Westminster place, was high'.) wrought up over the things he witnessed. Mr. McDermott savs he overheard John E. O'Meara, former Lieutenant Governor of Missouri, shout to a crowd of ruf flans who were interfering with citizens, that they were making lots of Republican votes. "I agree with Mr. O'Meara," he said. "I feel that the way the primaries were conducted has done the party irrep arable injury. Others who are known to have expressed their disapproval of the treatment of good citizens at the polls nre Houston T. Force, first vice president of the Boogher, Force & Goodbar Hat Company; 'Edward Cunningham, attorney, and Edward Shaw of the Brown Shoe Companj. REPORTED HVWES AD llEIID CCMBIM3 AG1ISST TOLK. Though Saturday had been an anxious one for political leaders, they did not re3t much jesterday. At the Southern Hotel, both Folk and Hawes conferred with friends In the afternoon. Mr. Folk de parted last night for Lancaster, In Schuy ler County. Primaries will be held in Mississippi, Schuyler and Carter counties Saturday. Folk will have for his opponent In Schuy ler County, Mayor Reed of Kansas City Hawes will have tho task of beating Folk In the other two counties, according to the programme which is said to have been arranged The refusal of Mayor Reed to permit his name to be put upon the ballot In Mis sissippi County has aroused a great deal of Interest among politicians. Friends of Folk offered to pay the expense of get ting his name there, but he wired to the county chairman to keep It off. The refusal of the opposition to Folk to enter the field together where primaries are held Is becoming one of the Issues of the campaign. It i& said that both Heed and Hawes will make the fight in Dunklin County, where township meetings win be held. This done. Issues can be'pooled in the County Convention. Congressman Vanalver arrived i e3terday morning Irom Howell County and regis tered at the Southern Hotel, in the after noon Circuit Attorney Folk called with his brother. R. L Folk. State 1'reasurer of Tennessee, who came over to spend Sunday anu departed last night for his home in Nashville. Mr. Hawes spent tho afternoon In room No. 4o-. Amoii his wallers were James McCaftery, president of the Board of Elec tion Commissioners, and George J. Tansey. V.WDIVER TELLS OF FOLK VICTORY IX HOWELL. Congressman Vandiver wrote the fol lowing statement concerning the situa tion: The Howell Count primary was the hardest foucht battle ever waged In that count, tut vj won it dj a substantial majority ty the skill and ene-irj of Judge Evans and a few eood, earnest woikerrf. who heretofore had never tal.ea much part in politics This Is hire Judge tvans fooled the enemy. !t thought It had tie county becaue Keu 1 ad been making ppceches there for four or rive jeais, and had neanj all the old leaders com mitted to him. with former Senator Orchard and lojr other ltwverr. together with the hhcrln" and both iie.rria.ers. Be-ide, the oppjrf.tinn had an abundince of funds. The whole nachlne was organise! for Used, and npparenth Kolk had no organiza tion at all liut JudK? LSans had elected an entirely new orgai.lzat l among the farmen: and lahorlnff mn. and rren wao had lever tried their hands hef-ire, and lhev weike.1 liie Trojans all the day iWJ raadj nine speeches In the count) and Kdi.c oid four. The relurrs now show that Folk tarried tl.e .-ounty Ly a majorltv of 2 Aelde fiom Judge I'vais, 1 ilouli If a man In tha SMte- couwl have Hccon pIlrhM the re sill's u-.dei the same condition; and tile lim ited means at our ..-.i run ml It I" a njflery to some whence came the anti Folic incney. We knou where a tart .. It cam-" from In Howell fount A die-k was lecelved th.te on Thursday from n well unov?n i"Utlc'an In Carroll Count Tne cairn w is drawn tut of the hank In i bills bj one f the Heed man apcrs. and n much larger sum was rweived in 15 bills and a rie3iMg.T Marled with it to various parts of the co'in.v We know tl.e man who stnt the ;heck, nnZ the manitwhd exchanged It fur 12 bills. It Is believed that more than J2 000 was spent In that count) to defeat Mr Folk. As the count) has onh four votes in the State Conven tion, this would be at the rate of $501) a vote. The Heed forces hate now carried their strongholds counties where he has been cam paigning lo- four )ears or mors and where the machine was strong enough to control commit tees and call snap conventions. HHLlKtnS STVTE WILL 1U.SEM rr.MlJ AT TOLLS. In Ray Count), for Instance, they called the township mass meetings on five da)s notice, and et the vote was so close that a change of eleven tn one township would have given Folk the county Neither Heed nor Hawes ha et carried a single countv where a straight prima ry has been held Next Saturday Mississippi. Carter and Schu)Ier courtles will hold prima ries, and we expect to cairv all of them, as well as Oregon. Dunklin and Newton on next Tuesda) The last two will be bv conventions Mr Heed has carried most of his strongholds, and I don't believe he will get much farther. Mi Hawes has carried nothing except his po-llce-rldden town of St Liuls. where "Indians. thugs and repeaters held sua) at the voting booths He will carrj nothing more The people of MIerouri do not consider him a candidate for Governor. Ho Is onl) a candi date for the bosslsm of an already boss-ridden clt). We exp-ct to collect all the facts In le gard to the so-called elfctlon here last Satur da) and send them out to the people Good citi zens were beaten away from the polls simply because the) were for Folk Kepeaters were rushed from one precinct to another by the carload and the wagon-load "Indians" seemed to have entire conttol I do not believe the Democratic party of Mis souri has fallen so low that It will stand for every species of violence or fraud Mr. Hawes as the beneficiary of this fraud will find little encouragement among country Democrats. Thev see that he represents nothing hut Butler, boo dle and brutality. Folk sa)s: "If I am elected Governor of Missouri I will urge the enactment of a rigid primary-election law and a stronger enactment to compel testimony in boodle cases and limit the constitutional privilege of wit nesses to genuine aelf-protectlon " Mr. Hawes says: "if I am elected Governor my first mes sage wilt urge the absolute , repeal of ths St. Louis Jury law" the law wnlch enahwi circuit Attorney Folk to convict nineteen boo dlers. This Is the difference between the two plat forms. Which will the peopleaccent In Missis sippi. Schu)ler and Carter counties; Watch them -and see. JOHN C. ROBERTS DESCRIBES WORK OF nlTLEn "THLGS." John. C. Roberts, one of the local Folk committeemen, gave out the following signed statement: The primary election held here Satu-day would be a disgrace to any civilized community. Crooks, thugs and thieves ran riot aod ter rorized decent citizens Butler-Riwes "Indians" went about in bands from polling prace to polling place, repeating and vol In t for Hawes and slugging Foik voters I wan at the polling Place of the Twenty-eighth Ward, located at Taylor and Delmar avenues from the tlm w hen the polls opened until 7 p. m.,-and was repeatedly assailed and threatened bv th ruf- n&nS. Bnd flnsllv. Ilnnn tha .w4.t.a .. . I. T",!'.,01.""" ,,d'- ,1, ali that I would he tilled tf I remained. I went awav ZC US t0 ote f -.Tbe .fia! voters or the ward were with u three to oie. but they did net hae a chance to vote. The IJjt er- w" i Indians - rteod in line all dav and I Vcpt tcik otcrs from eettlnj; mtq the poMlnt I FRIENDS SAY SILENCE HAD NO REVOLVER; WOUNDED HAND KEEPS KIELY AT HOSPITAL Interior of saloon where killing occurred. Silence and Sargent stood at the south end of the bjr. as Indicated by the two crosses, while Kielv. McNamarn. W'halen and Humphrey stood at the north end. as indicated by the three crosses. rriends and relatives of Willis Silence, rho dleJ early jesterday morning fron. the effects of a wourd inflicted by John Kielv. son of Chief of Police Ki"iv. ? dared yesterday that Silence had no re volv er. Their statements corroborate the ante mortem statement by Silence, who said that he never carried a weapon despite the fact that a pistol was found lvlng beside him after he was shot What provoked the shooting, or who fired the first shot is not known Wit nesses to the shooting say that It hap pened so suddenly they cannot tell etactlj who was the first to pull the trigger. A telegram from Chief Kiely jt Hot Springs jesterday stated tint he and Jin Kiely would not return to St. Louis unles3 their SOn was held hi th rVrnnor'c liit-T- John Kiely Is still at the Mullanphy Hospital held as a prisoner pending the Coroner's verdict. Two of the finger" on his left hand were wounded In the shoot lng affray and tho phjslclans do not be lieve it will be necessarj to amputate them One of Klely's brothers said yes terday that he had not suffered from pneumonia, but that he had had a sitre cold and an attack of the grip for a wecu. He was not confined to the house ..Tvp, in,.uest will be held this morning at 10 o clock Although the arrangements for Silence's funeral will not be made until ?.teJ "le Inquest, It will take place Wednesday. Silence's father. Thomas E. Silence, a letter carrier, lives at No :;03 Howard street. Members of the family declared vesterdav that they did not know of the shooting or of the death of Silence until reading of the affair in the newspapers. FAMILY NOT INFORMED. Silence's mother said: "What could have caused the quarrel I 'o not know, because all I know t leimed from the newspapers this morning. I would be willing to .swear that Willis did not have a revolver, for he never had car ried one In his life. I alwavs cautioned 11m not to carry a weapon of any sort and he never carried even a Jick-knlfe. He and Jack Kiely were raised together CLEAR AND SOMEWHAT COLDER WEATHER PREDICTED FOR TO-DAY. Clear and somewhat colder weather Is predicted for to-day nnd possibly to-morrow. The weather man says that the minimum temperature will be about 25 degrees above zero, with moderately high winds. The rainfall In St. Louis jesterday was quite heavy, accompanied by a brls'. cast wind all morning, changing to the north west in the afterroon and bringing with It a slight fall of sleet. THESE TWINS WERE TO KEEP THEM . i. .. ,i i.. n . . .S ' . . 9 .1. 1 Q 0 Si ti . IB H ' ' ' . "I t' ' ' O ADELLA AND LAURA LEGENDRE. Vigorous twins, 4 week:! old, daughters of Mr. and Urs. Edward Legendre of No. 1521 South Seventh street. Since their arrival Mardl-Gras Day, February 16. last. AdelU nnd Laura le gendre. twin daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Igendro of X; 192- South Seventh street, hae ma e a reputation for phjelcal culture. Hundreds of neighbors hav lulled the babies, but none has seta them In re poso except when asleep. Tielr chubby hands and feet axe constantly moving:, "o that the parents have tried In vain to placp. When one of their friends came thv would make a for him and let him Ret Into the tolling place. One, when KoIU oters became too numer ous, Lsaw thee liut'er-Hawe "Indiana" knock down an InoiTensUe old gray-haired man who had been eUndlns patiently In lint? for hoi r They beat him in the most b-Jt&; manner They 'then returned and s uped one after nn other. flrt Jerklne them cut of tie 1 ne and then beating them in order to terrorize the letat cteis In this tiey mcceeded ft a ! fpectab'e citizen Ves not like to be btaten up All could ree that the poltcf were affoid'n? no protection to the citlrers cf th- ward Thl rioting kept up during th time I wa thre, and I am told It gr iore later. I cannot bellee that Democratic voter- can hae any conception of th- high-banded, brutal methods of the gangs emplojed in the primary fHturdoy The nutter cane voted for Hawi all oer. and I witnessed them myteU in mv own preclrct Thev would ote, then enchase ccatr and hat- and ote again. Once when one of cur Judges chil'erged n re peater, the repeater dened the Judg- to ia htm arrested. salng he tad done nothing until he had oted, and he then Intimidated tnem Into accepting his ote The Democracy of St. rral Is in control of tn of the moit desperately lawlee anti shame less ans that e Infest-d nny cltj. U ery evident that Butler thugs and Hawes "Indians" do not aprrote f Folk presecutfon of election fraud and bo3diet Th;ry have de clared that bodl- Is rot an Isue., I was a member cf th Democratic Ft-ue Committee was president of the JefTerecn Cub in I8fl7. have always sunconed tha rwu'ar K Democratic ticket, and am lce nresldent of th vKooens. jonn.ron s iiana ence sjomnany j am responsioie. ana i nee are xrai no accent Dem ocrat should -to'erate tho things that went on .yesterdav. I saw ttat the so-called rrlmery 'was a farce, carried on by fraud, brjtali'y and ruffianism. Repairing or Fine Watches And Jwelrv -peclnlty. F. W. Drcsten. Seventh and Pine. Mifff'" ""Ss njBffnir Y"" " """ rftltinMBMMaJJ WILLIJ JLCtiCS almost and went to the same school. But there jluavs bvl rwen ban hi- ml betwibii them, although I do not know why. "H's greatest fauli was that he woull drink, but he alwajs wab aa maiaeab.c as a babv and never was quarrelsome when drunk. It bems stranpe that the rodte did not rotlfv us of Hi death, as they krew where we live, for we have Hvd here for thirty jears "What I want la to have mv son's name cleared. I would much rather have m. son dead as he Is. than to have It said that he shot Jack Kiely " Mr" Willis Ricnce said that her hus band never carried a revolver ard that he did not have a weapon when he left home at 1 30 o'clock Saturday afternoon to go to the polling place. C T. Goodenough, a printer, living at No. 421C Cottage .lvenue. an Intimate friend of the family's, said he never knew Silence to carry a pistol He said Samuel Sargent, who was with Sllince at the time of the shoting. told him that the shooting was unprovoked and that Kiely had no cause to shoot Willis Pl'ence's father said his pon never o.ir r:ed a weapon so far as he knew. The following will be subpoenaed to testlfj- to Silence's good character and to the fact that he never carried a pistol: George Ceslng. No. 2721 Casi avenue, Charles Csrlon. No. TM Madison street. O'istav- Hsnsmnn. Elliot avenue and Thomas street: William Baggott. No 3135 Clifton avenue. Charles I". Kelly, No 1815 F 'i1! Tvnue The weather In the Wo3t Is clearing. The storm center vestcrdnj" wa3 In Northenf Alabama and Western Tenns see, the storm moving hi a northeasterlj direction and passingly St. Louis. There also were heavy thunderstorms In the Lower Mississippi ,"allej: while rain and snow- fell in the Upper Mississippi region The precipitation was heaviest at Cairo, 111. where 1.20 inch fell. PUT TO SLEEP STILL FOR PICTURE. have a photograph of the little ones taken with ejes open. Finally, it was decided that If a likeness should be presened at this Interesting stage of tho Iustv twins life, the only way would be to maho i snap shot while they slumbered The Lecei tire home has been a Jlccca for the children, especially the little sirls. In the ncighborhotKl. and the twins are reparded as more Interptinp than nn dolls S into. CKus ever brought to that part of the cltj. CRACKSMEN'S CLAY FOUND !M SOUTH BROADWAY ROOM. Dcsnioml nnd Ivcely "Svrcnf Tlircc Allcseil Snfe-Blowers, bot Get Ao .!mlIon. Detectives Patricl: Murphy anil Jnmc? Moran. who dbtained the evidence aat'.r day on which Trank Ward, alias l'emplM. Edward Seely. alias Blacky, and John C Ehumway. alias Alexander, tho al'esed safe-bloncrs. were arrested, jtstcrdiy round In n room fomer'y ocit-oicd by tlhumway pcverul balls of clav. such as, they say. Is U3ed by cracksmoi. The clay vras discovered !a a room at No. 802 South Broadway. n'h is culy o block and a half from No. 631 South Broadway, where Ward. be?l; and Sijth wav were arreited. The police are not satisfied with the statement made bv Shumway as to how he sustained the fracture of his leg. He says It was broken by falling In n sa loon at Hope. Ark. Chief Desmond has written to the Hope authorities its-king them to Inform him whether such an acci dent occurred there. "I am more inclined to beilevp that Shumway Fiisralneil hi" broken, le." :n blowing a safe," said Chief Desmond, "nnd I expect to prove It." Chiefs Denu"i nd Kee'y both .took turns at "sweating" the prisoners yestcr- yc? Jzr IIenirg s salrjn. a JpfV--3i ovcrue a"d (i -lb e "--'set. . "-"ii i K!"'y shot S. i c for -g to the story told veste-daj bv H"nrv Herrlnc;. tl e si'ooikeefer. Silence ..as the ..gyrcii-c r. lienrir.g said. "I carno: 1 1 who !ir"l the ti-at shot, for It nil sjre so tudder. fciincc caire .nto the -flavin lte 'n tli2 afternoon with Sam h"tgent, mid had a taw drinks. He va .abusive tben. ard .V- barkeeper had Eoire trouble with h'm. t was the only or.o beM't! the bar when S'lenre and Sir 5ent agsin rrm" In. aixiut 0 o'cl"ck "Ho was p-ettv drirk. and. with an o-uh. Iio asked me for i drink I refused to ell bin anv thing, end I didn't want to have any trouble lie -Mid I'd sell him a drink or he'd know the reason why. I wrsiiaced oargcr.t to lalc bim out of the place "Silence and Sirgent went out. but re turned In about an h.ir Meantime. Kie lv came In ind "vns st indlng talking with John Whal'-n. William Humphreys and Thomas McNamarn. I went to th police st itlon. signed a bond for a young tellov. who had been arreted for some troub'e, lenvlng the salorn in charge of ore of the men I returned with Joseph I51ong. the clerk of the Dajton Street Police Court ' Kielv and his friends were standing at the north end or the bar. while Silence and Sargent stood at the south end, or near the front partition. Silence was abusive. "Slleme turned to John Whalen and said: 'V'halen. sing me a ong.' Whalen said he couldn't sing, and then Sl)ence snid 'Kiel), ou rfng a song.' Kle". said: 'I can't sing. I'm hoirs' Silence then said. 'You sing me a song or I'll know the reason vhv ' KiUv did not replv. "Silence ihen bpsnn t abue him ard hi:? family. KMy raid nothing. "Wp heard a shot and then two others. Silence dropp-d to the floor, and Kiely .said. 'Well. I'm goirg to the station to give myelf up.' and h walked out the side donr I valked from behind the bar nnd asked Silence what was the matter, and he said. 'I'm done for; Jack bat me lo It. and I got What T deserved." I snw a32-callber revolver bins beside him, with ore of the cartridges empty" dnv. but neither could get nn admVsion from them that thej- had been connected with an of the safe blowings. "The finding of the safe-blowing ma terial In their ro"sesslon N sutfic.rnt to send all of them to the Penltentlarj-." said Chief Kelv Several of the small wedges found In the ofllce of the Wantn Coke Companj-. where the safe was blown Thursday night, were compared jesterdaj- with thoe found In Ward's room, and were found to be the same. A knife taken from Vv'ard aI?o hap claj on the blade like that found In Shum-waj-'s room The clav W used to close all crevices In the safe bafore tho charge Is touched off Clay wa used on the War ren. afe Soap was ued on the Brueck mg Construction Companj-'s safe. FIRST CHINESE EXHIBITOR HERE. Younjj L. Fonjj, Secretary of Large Shanghai Firm, Arrives With Oriental Commissioners. Your.ir L Fonjr. secretary of the Tea and I'orcelein Company of Shanghai, China, 'vho arrived in St. Louis recently wlth Vic Commissioner Carl and Secre taries Ptrcfbois and Berthet of the Chi nese Commission to the World's ralr. enjojs the distinction of being the first Chinese pthlbitor to arrive en tho grounds Mr Fong brought with him the exhibit to be made by his company, which is of serriolflelnl complexion. The exhibit Is one of the largest to be made in the Chinese section cf the Pal ace of Liberal Arts and will include the best of teas and cllks from the imperial looms at Soochow and Ilangchow and choice porcelains from the Imperial potteries Tr.e collection Is valued at cbout 5CC0CO A feature of the pottery exhibits Is that while the are of recent mnlce they are colored to represent por celain of ancient make. Mr. Forg Is a young man, well educated and of good fanily. Although he bore credentia's signed b Ccmmtsrioner Carl end also sigip.1 ind scaled hv the Amer ican Consul ot Shanghai certifying that he was an exhibitor entitled to land In the United States without the customary re strictions Imposed by the Immlgntion Bureau, he was forced on landlns at Sin Frarclsco to wait three dajs at the de tention sheds together with a number of Chtnere laborers it waj only upon the deposit of a bond of &00 by Messrs. Carl and Perccbois that he was permitted to YOUNG L. FONG. The first Chinese exhibitor to arrive on the ground at tho Talr. land and proceed on his way to St. Louis. Mr. Perccbois says that ten Chinese ex hibitors who landed at San Trnnclsco from the steamer China -it about th same time were not so fortunate, being detained by the authorities at the port. They have not yet arrived, and no word his ben received from them or about them by the members of the commission in St. Louis. It is feared that unless the immigration authorities ure Instructed toward a more liberal construction of tho law In the case of Chinese exhibitors who arc possessed of the proper credentials the o-nbarrassrncnt causal them may seriously interfere with Chinese partici pation In the Fair. I.H II III ' II I IJ HDBTrgmniMi.i...i... . L T Doctor James W. Lee Tients of Thw Que.-liou in Sermon. SCORES LOCAL GOVERNMENT. Claims Machine Element Pre dominate;, No Matter Wnich Party Is in Control of A fin i is. "People of even denomination, 'ocial standing ard condition are united in the lorviction that ell of the officials from the Governor down to te po'lecman on his brat, should enforce the laws they have svo-n to uphold Why Is it. then that we have t.) acknowledge with rorrow and shane t':at the laws in this c'tj are not enforced?" Pic'acing his remitks with th0se words, the KeverenJ Doctor James V. Lee de-Hve-cd a ern"n at St. Jo n's M E Chi'rch. South. Iat n'ght, 'n which he rco'-ed tho city government teciuse of the vice that exists without, he said, an ap parent cfTort on the rart cf the authorities to check It Doctor Lee said tnat the only .satisfaction that respectab'e people can obtain when co-npiaints arc made is that the machine cf the two dominant political parlies rontro's things and that thev run a'falrs to suit thcir.relv es. He said. In psrt "All our people in St Louis, outside the crlmlal claTc. want to see the laws which have Lcen emoted for the order srd protection cf the clt enforced. All denominations of ChrL-tian'. Roman Catholics Protestants and Jews; all the i expectable elements if both political parties in our midst. Democrats and He publicans, all the newspipers, secular an religious; all the unlversltj professor', 'ihool teachers and Instructors In private .schools; all lawyers, physicians, mer chants and laborers of every grade an I description, are ur,!td In the conviction that all the officials, both of the Stat and nf the city, from the Governor down to tho policeman on his beat, should en force the lava thc have pledged tnerr. selver, by oath, lo make prevail liny h it, tnen, that we have to acknowledge with Forrow and shame that the laws in this city are not enforced? W hose fauit 13 it? SOMEON'n TO BLAME. "Somebody is to blame. The time has come when persons Interested In the wel fare of the body pollt'c should institute an honest, earnest Inquiry into the cause3 of the lawlessness which prevails. It should, not be a sensational movement a spasmodic uprising of righteous indigna tion but a persistent, octermined euort on the part of good people to nnd out what official or class of omcials is respon sible for the inexcusable and outrageous conditlors that picvail In St Louis to-day. There are those who tell us that ihe trouble U in t,oiitlc. that tne m ictvne of each of the two leading parties con tains inarvelously compmaleo vvnee.wotK. that If the one which for the lime being happens to be running the c.ty govern ment grinds out too much order and de cency and respectability, then will the active party workers who live by lnvless ness raise a unanimous cry In tavor of starting up the rival machine "So It has como to pass in this city that (ho t-pnpml nntntnn nf the authorues in charge of either of the party machines seems fo be to keep the wheels turning sufficiently in the direction of the laws to keep down any concerted Impatience, com plaint and opposition on the part of the respectable, taipaylng. order-loving, re ligious elements in the community. But at this time wc are forced to say to these In charge of the party machine In our midst that Its wheels are turning one way, and the laws are looking in another way. All of u are either i.ei..otrnis w Republicans, and Interested in the rising or falling fortunes of these great par ties. Hut U Is wed to ki-eu In nu.nl mat the institutions of our government, na tional and munlcllpal, do not rest upon Republicanism or Democracy, but upon law. and either of these parties lu false to the people when It falls to enforce the laws. LAW IS SACRED. "Law Is more sacred than any party. No party has reason for existence when It fails to execute the laws. The poor Armenians suffered persecution and death at tl-e hands of the unspeakable Turk, a few vears ago. and not one of the great Powers d?red to molest or make afraid, because of their jealousy, the ono of the other. "So the people of St. Louis are forced to suffer day by day all the shame and loss that come from tha lawbreakers among gamblers and saloonkeepers be cause ot the jealousy of one machine of the other There Is one favorable sign we should mention In connection with this disagreeable subject, referred to before, which Is that the good people of St. IXIUI". WllllOUl IPCll., to lt-lirloil. polltK'S cr buslr.es-. rre united in the earnest and determined desire to see the laws enforced. Th party that will do this will have n right to exist; the party that wM not do this will and ouht to be over thrown. We have been told that human nature is such In St. Louis that the laws cannot be enforced. We are compelled to believe, however, notwithstanding this claim, that human nature is pretty much the same In tnls cltv hi in othr large, educate, civilized bodies of people. Laws are enforced in other ciliea, and they can be enforced here " Wrddlne Illns (Solid Holrti. Flne3t qualities. X to fC-n Mermod & Jaccard's. Brondwav- and I.orust. rOI.IC STILL l,r.DS IN HOWELL. Ten Townships Oat of Konrteen Give Him lO.'t More Votes Than Recti. nnrrnLic special. Willow Springs, Mo . March 13. Returns from) ten out of fourteen townships of Howell County give Folk 103 more votes than Reed In the Democratic primary for Governor. Any one of these townships, might change .the result, so it is not known et who has carried the county. The result will be close. The total vote In the ten townships gives Folk 71?. and Reed 610. By town ships the vote was as follows: TOTrr-hlp Fo k nM l.:ii Krrhig 61 lo vst Plalr- ;.; jsi Mcuntainv lew 2N 7, 1'omoru .41 2 Sprlnir Creek Ji ji Rrantrvllle . 2 s Dry Creek 41 -.: Ruinham t... f 6 Gold'Uetrj ej s; Iienton t Totals 7C 610 I THE MISSOURI SAFE DEPOSIT COMPANYJ Q The groat chrome stool vaults of The Missouri Safo '1 j U Deposit Company nro ABSOLUTELY FIRE and , T ' rpjj 1 J- BURGLAR PROOF; furthermore, being above the x jjj T street level, their contents are not In danger from "j I A water. Steel boxes of a variety of 3hapcs and JU " sizes Five Dollars a yesr. N Z, DIRECTORS. D8 H H.n. AttxAnocR. n. c hmrstick. tow. . smith, S II r W. BltllNCCS. JAMtSH.HYOC. CAOC C TAROCLU Jj ffi B IDOIPHUI OUICH. W. H MolNTVRC C. C WARNER. Q S XJ OR FERCU30H. T H MCKITTRICK- H R. W1NTHROP. Qft 8 L Cl fi jj THE MISSOURI SAFE DEPOSIT COMPANY y ; Q Equitable Building. Ground Floor. 6th & Locust ol I I ' TJ ! 1 THEMISS0URI SAFE DEPOSIT COMPANY!! FORMER OFFICER MAY GO TO JAPAN. O. Takayania of Fair Commission Received Medal for F.raery in Port Aithur Campaign- Every new Japanese victory flashed to St Louis fires anew the marl! il spirit of Cem.iru Tukayama. former ciivnlrynvan In the Mikado's army, .ind at present an attache of the Japanese V.'crlJ's Fir Commission. Mr Takii,imi served through the Chi ll t-Jjpan War and was rv.varded at tl.o close ot the camralgn with the medal ot OYBMAnr TAKAYAMA. Formerlv In tr-e Japanese cavai-y and decorated for brav erj . the Rising Sun, whi"h when conferred for bravery on the field carries with it a life pension He also receUed a certificate for a com mission as Feeond Lieutenant in the Jap anese civalrv If called on for future serv ice Mr. Takiyana volunteered for scrv-le- in !h pit-. ic-Mr t .vitv H-tfinent in 1S93 nnd s"rv-d throush the war with China. leaving the service as a Prst ser geant Most of his service was in the Pert Ar thur campaign when the Japanese army advanced under General Yam izhi whom the Chinese term-d the "Devil Goneral" I eciuse of hi, forrridnh'e t-oeiranco. which was aded to b the fact that he hid iost one cf his eves. The approach on Port Arthur was made bj nnvcf Hicn-Kow. which fell after a sp'rlted batilE. Mr. Takayama was pres ent at the fall of Port Arthur after a. series of splendid lmt'es. In which, lu says, the Japanese cavalry was used for the first time since its organization on modern army IIne3. The vaunted Manebtirian cavalry was ro match, he saj for the Japanese cav alry, untried as (hev vere at that time. That campaign. Mr Taktvama says, rig- I orous as It was for the Japanese cavalry. will prove of invaluable aid to the Japa nese armj- In any approach It may mako upon Port Arthur by land, as It thorough ly famll'arized the troops with the tonog raphy of the territory about Port Arthur. Mr Takajama. although very much In terested In his work in connection with the Japanese participation in the Exposi tion. Is earer to lake part In the present war with Russia, and savs that he will go at a moment's notice if notified bv his Cjverr.mcnt that he Is wanted. He Is CO years of age. having entered the army at the age of 19. and Is a graduate of the Toklo Commercial College, which he left to join the army, rcsumlns h's studies at the close of the war. JANITOR LOCKED OUT PASTOR. Louisville Church Factional Fight - Conies to a Climax. Loulsviller Ky.. March 1JJ Tho climax: of a bitter factional fight pjiohj tho mem bers of Meudp Baptist Church In South Louisville came to-day at the Sunday school hour, when the teachers and chil dren gathered In front of the bu'Idlng and found the doors locked nnd the janitor stindlng guard to prevent their entrance. The janitor. Charles Coons, a member of one of the factions, became angry when the pastor'asked him to unlock the church doors and told the Reverend Mr. Leonard that he had locked the doors by order of the church trustees, and that there would be no services until a new pastor had been chosen. The doors remained closed during tha day. KILLS COUSIN WHILE HUNTING. John Winger Shoots Ernest Har lin Tear West Plains, Mo. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. West Plains. Mo., March 13. Ernest Harlin. 7 years old. was shot Saturday while hunting near Gainesville by his cousin. John Winger, 15 years old. The bovs were hunting, when Winger accidentally discharged the gun. the load striking the Hnrlln boy In tho head. He died to-day. REED cAiinins CTEIIV PRECIXCT. Knnsns Cltr Mayor Grtu AH Tonvrn- fthlp In Pintle Count. RKPTBLIC SPHCIAL. Platte City. Mo., March IX In the Dem ocratic primary election yesterday to elect delegates to the county convention Hoc day to select delegates to the State Con vention. James A. Reed carried every pre cinct in tho county. Twenty-six dcieaates were elected, all of whom will vote for oolegafes to the State Convention who will support Reed. The election which was by ballot vot ing from : Id 6 o'clock In the afternoon was one of the most quiet ever held in Platte County. The vote by townsnlps was as follows; Township. Heed Frllr. Tovmihlp. Heed. roll:. Pretton .. Jib .TO Westen . .. 5S 73 carrel! !31 73 Fair HI 51 Mai 10C Ji Green :M 15 I'ettls ...... r: 0 Marshall .... ISt H Waldron II o lf . 74 CS Tntsli 1.S1 3H RnTUH'V.S FAIOEIIIILB TO FOLK. Circuit Attorney Prolinlily Will Dom inate Temi Connty Committee. RHPUULIC SPECIAL. Htuiton. Mo.. March 13. Reports from several of the toanshin meetings held jestertav to elect a new Texas County Democratic Committee. Indicate that tho To k adhercnt3 have carried tho county by a small majority. This means a primary to decide Texas County's rholce in the contest for Gov ernor with the names of the. candidates; o'l the ba'.lnt. The row committee will meet Saturday when the matter will be decided. il