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WORLD'S FAIR APRIL 30 OPENING DATE In St. Lanll. One Cent. T T T r T7 J Oatslde St. Louis. Two Cents. r JX J. J XJ j 0n Triin. Three Cents. NINETY-SIXTH YEAR. MONDAY MORNING. APRIL 25, 1904. SEE WEDNESDAY'S REPUBLIC FOR LEADING MERCHANTS' MIDWEEK BARGAINS TWO MEN ROLLED BETWEEN CARS GOING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS T ST. LOUIS ARCHITECTS IN MADRID. ....... .,-..-.. . .. .. . . .. .. . l ! FORI SCOTT FLOOD E IS GREAT M1 4 DAMAGES DAMAG PHERSO 4& James IT. Good of Hot Springs Sustains Injuries Whii h Caused His Death, While Companion, Fred J. King, Is Peihap Fa-tall- Hurt. JJJtlEJ H GOOD. WhUe crossing Olive street .e3terda afternoon at the Intersection of Twelfth street. James li. Good, who had just ar rived In the dt from Hot Spring", and his companion. Fred J. King of No 21H Morgan street, were rolled between Trans it cars moving in opposite directions Good died an hour fiter at the CItj Ho-pltal King's injuries nay also proe fatal The two men met by chant upon the street. Thav had. known each other in Hot Springs. Good had ju't arrhed on th steamer Stacker Jce Good proposed that King accompa-i him to meet a friend with whom he ha J. n engagement. TheV reached Twelfth and Olive streets and started to cros the tracks. As they were about to stp be tween the tracks they saw a westbound tar alrSost upon them. The turned to step back. lust then sn eaatbound cr.r wa ap proaching The men were caught and whirled the entire length of th car When the cars had passed, the victims fell to the ground. An ambulance waa summoned and the rnjared-msawrg. laltf n tn.ih'e CitHo?.-. pitai. Good . sustained neveral broken rih, which were pressing- against the heart and lungs, making respiration an effort. Hemorrhages and a dislocated arm were the Injuries sustained by Kins. KING TELLS OF EXPERIENCE. King was suffering great pain With an effort, h. told of his nrpcHence, whieh he likened to being run through a clothes wringer. "I -wouldn't have boon hurt a hit if I fcadn't tried to save Jim." he said. -I tould hie crossed easj enough, but Jim sot excited and tried to .go hack. I turned to cull him forward, and there we were between the two cars "We whirled about until the cars had passed. During those moments I felt a treat weight on my cheat and pains were shooting through me. The cars burned my clothes and I tried to get away from the heat hy stooping, but I was pinioned fast It felt like being run through a clothes wringer. I don't want to be rolled between cars again." Good stated, before he died, that he had been employed at th Turf Exchange at ot Springs. King Is a hotel callboy. .3 ARCHBISHOP GLENNON LECTURES ON INSURANCE prelate Discusses Objects of Frater nal Orders Before Large Audi ence In Mnsfc Hall. To an audience that comfortably filled Exposition Music Hall, Thirteenth and Olive streets, the Most Reverend John J. Glennon lectured last night upon Catholic Organizations and Fraternal Life Insur ance," under the auspices of the Catholic Knights cf America. Before Archbishop Glennon was Intro duced by C G Hartman, a chorus of two hundred nlces, directed by Professor Joseph Goepfert. sang Gounod s "Unfold Tre" Portals," and, a male chorus sang "The Heavens are. Proclaiming," by Beethoven. Archbishop Glennon, wearing the scarlet robes Of his office, was Introduced an the guest of honor. He humorously denied that he was the guest of honor, as guests were usually wined and dined, while he had not been asked to eat anything, and as to drinking, his hearers might see what his beverage was. He lifted a pitcher and pdured out a glass of Ice water. Archbishop Glennon dlscued exhaustlv e ly and Interestingly the aim's of Catholic fraternal orders, and especially the ob jects of fraternal Insurance, as written by such orders. After the lecture Haendel's "Hallelu jah" was sung by the chorus. PIER AT NEW YORK a PirrniRF np friw. IrlJKfuen and Fifteen Ton of the "Old Sod," With a Famous Band, Come to World's Fair. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. New York, April 24. It was Erin go Brajrn when the Etrurla reached port to day, 135 persons from the "old sod" and fifteen tons of the "old sod" Itself, earth taken from the Green Isle and over which the great flag minus the crown Is to wave when It is placed on the grounds of the St. Louis "World's Fair. The US who arrlve4 fay tha liner are also found for the Fair, aa a part of Ireland's exhibit. Among them was the famous city 6f Dublin band, "Ireland's Own." It was Ireland's so much that when the usual ship band concert came by on Saturday evening, and that, part of the programme wnicn gwvo uure cave ine King" waa reached, til entire band picked P.' Instruments and marched fnrttt In aUi. leftism to olAV the antham. and. mrvr ltti3tltAfcnerany .be known that they did not believe in this conomy of-saving King. &i&jir-r?&'izs?2$i:MjL2S,' .jJnniininnnlSnV MP ?5.1inllBfe Vn. IN rfc S7f ''it LAST OPEN S0NDAY A DAY OF WORK Unset tied Conditio; of Weather Causes Dpi mM' in dumber of Paid Admissions. OFFICIALS AT THEIR DESKS. Rains IJenefit Plant, Shrubbery and Lawns, but Retard Road IJuildinjr Rubbish Ue- intr denied An a v. Tetnla. the Ia-t Sundi on which th Worlds Fair grounds will be open to th public until December 4. when the g-eat ExjKuitlon will hate bc-i a thing of the cast, was a day for work rat'icr than for isltor Altho'-gh the total rdmtaions wrre 23 3W of this numbe- 1172 were ptsshold-r- The unsettled condition of the weathr was responsible for the decrease In rriid attendance. Nearlv- all th officials of the Kxpnsl tlon were at their ricks the greater psrt of the day and 01 the grounds there was a general workaday air. tinder tho genial Influence of spring rains and sunshine the great buildings and the grounds looked fresher and brighter than ever before, and the green of the trees and lawns Indicated the coming of spring. Although the heavy rains of Saturda night and yesterday were of great benefit to the growth of plants, shrubbery and lawn, they Interfere with the work of the roadbullders and the Landscape Depart ment. The unpaved thoroughfares of the Fair were heavy with thick mud that de fied travel either by foot or in vehicles In many terraced lawns the Tecentlj laid sod had been washed down by the heavy rains, necessitating the repetition of the work. Superintendent Perry of the Landscape Departnent had recently had the grass of the Terrace of States cut and the rains brought out the beautiful rich green of the blue-grass sod better than ever. FLOWERS BEGIN- TO BLOOM. Not a tree of all tho--e transplanted shows want of growth and all are "hoot ing forth a tender green foliage through which the masive ivor ptructurcs are sen as through a mist eIl of emerald A great many plants and flowery hae been set out and these are beginning to bloom. Whtle much clearing of rubbish and the setting to rights of odds and ends on the grounds remain to bn done, the work was being rapidly prosecuted all day esterda and the grounds are rapidly assuming a finished appearance to which the perfect ed landscape) will greatH add About one hundred men In the landscape department will be added to the force this morning TWENTY-THREE RIOTERS KILLED Gendarmes Sacrifice Life in Quell ing a Disturbance in Hungary. Budapest, April SI A serious riot is reported to bae taken place at the mar-, ket town of Elesd. near Gross-Wardeln. resulting from a collision between meet ings of the Socialist and Independent par ties While order was being restored bj the gendarmerie, n. Socialist fired a reoher. killing the commander. The gendarmes thereupon fired a volley, killing twenty-three of the rioters and Se verely wounding forty. The military were summoned from Gross-Wardeln. OB ANTE-ELECTION ECONOMY 9 t ACTUATES REPUBLICANS- 4 REPUBLIC SPECIAL Washington, April 21 Ante-elec- tion economy has actuated the Re- publican majority of the Flftj- eighth Congress in the session now drawing1 to a close. The total of appropriations Is less than $700,- 000,009, leaving an estimated surplus s of revenue over expenditures of $22,- 000. No provision Is made for the Improvement of rivers and harbors s and none for new Government buildings. Panama and Cuban legls- latlon constitute the only important s accomplishments of the regular and special sessions. I .w.rf-W. .Candidates and Manacei Discuss Return.' of Primaries Hrld Last tiatui'dav. VANDIVER RETURNS EAST. Ciieuit Attorney Folk Departs for Cape (iirardeau County, Wheie He Will Speak To Dav. Aftei the contests In nine counties Sat urday polltl-'ans Interested in the guber natorial contest breathed easier jester da From this time on candidates for minor nomin itions are expn-ted to occu pj the stage to a greater degree than heretofore. Congressman W. I) Vanditer returned to St. Louis jesterday' after a week's stay with his sick father in raette. Congreman Vandlier spoke Saturday in Fajette to a large audlnee of Hovard Count; Democrats Jud(,e W. N. Evans, who spent Saturda In Lawrence Count, aud N W. McLesd. the original Folk 'booster," were with Mi. Vandivci- at the Southern Hotel elcrday afttrnoon dis cussing th" situation. Though M-. Vandlier's father has been ten" ill. he Is piobably as much interest ed in the gubernatorial race as his son "Mv fathers plnslciau is a Reed man," said the Congresman ifsterdaj. 'Triday the doctor tull me that If seen or eight more counties went for Folk, he thought he would pull through all tight. Late yes terday I called tip or the long-distance telephone a'id found that our best ex pectations wcie being realized. My father is certainls on thr mend and I will leave for Washington tu-nlght, confident of his iecocr." State JJeer Inspecto" N J. Winters, can didate for Railroad Commissioner; George C. Orchard of Poplar Bluff, candidite for State Treasurer, and Cnh Blackburn, Chief Deputy under Auditor Allen, who Is seeking renomlnatlon. all came in ester day morning from Northeast Missouri, where they went after delegations. 'I had good luck jesterda in the Firt District." said Mr. Winter- "m those counties that held primaries on alt State office, I received al. of the Instruction a total of thirteen delegates. This gives me all together, sevcnt-ono instructed dele gates. I am sure of fourteen others so that I am countlnir on eieht-fiv-e de!p- gates to date." ' "It is hard to keep track of the minor offices,"' said Cash Blackburn. ' Interest in tho governorship seems to overshadow ever thing else. I expect that now tli gcernorliip t-i rraoticall settled, th other officer will receive more attention" AH tllrfe of the partv kept Close to tho long-distance telcphono yesterday aft ernoon hearing late returns. "1 om not certain about Lewis County," said Mr. Orchard. "I thought that I had lost, as did Mr. Cook for Secretary of State, but I hear tills afternoon that he received a majority of three -votes, so I am hopeful that I pulled through, too." Circuit Attorney Folk came in from Barr County and spent Sunday at home, renting after a hard week's work. He de parted last night for Cape Girardeau Coun ty, where he will speak to-day. To-morrow-he will speak three yraes in Callaway County. He expects to keep up the pres ent pace until the close of the campaign, and has told his friends that he will do so next tall Mr. Folk has proved to be a surprise to everybody in his untiring cam paign work, and has set a pace which few hae heen able to keep up. Mr. Orchard departed last night for the western part of the State. Mr. Winters and Mr. Blackburn will be in St. Louis to-day and will leave to-night for their campaign. Cnptnln Tinker Retnrn. Captain A. C. Bnker, Assistant Chief of Transportation at tho World s Fair, re turned from New York last night, accom panied by his daughters. Mi-w Marie and Miss Helen Baker. Captain Baker wnt to New Tork several days ago to meet his diughters, who have been traellng in Europe and cruWng in tho Mediter ranean. LEADING TOPICS -IS- TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC. Page. L Democrats Confer on Week's Work. Fort Scott Flood Damage Is Great. Russia Thinks Japan Has Abandoned Idea of Invading Manchuria. 2. Only Two More Weeks of Campaign ing in Illinois. 3. Congress Enters on Its Last Week Campaign Fund Problem Confronts Both Pirtles General Political Events. I. Sambo and Paul Whalcy May Win in Hcav Going at To-Day's Races. Race Entries Browrra Tie With Detroit Cardinals Defeat Chicago. 5 Priest to Instruct Class In Languages. Takes Stand Against Senate. Happenings In East Side Cities and Towns. 6. Editorial 7. Squirrels Build Nest In Picture. Cotton Important Crop of Missouri. Accuses Transit Emplojes Son Injured With Hatchet. 8. Republic "Want" Advertisements. J. Republic "Want" Advertisements. 1L Sermons and Services at the Churches, 10. 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Sptin Photo graph taken In Madrid and just rjcrlied hv the Cascade Club, a soUetv of St. Louis Architects, which assembles regularly at IJppe's JAPANESE TROOP BARGE SUNK, BY-FIELD GUNS; CASUALTIES UNKNOWN Russian Detachment of Volant ors in P.oats Planned to Set Fire to Enemj's Pontoons on the Yalu Near the Mouth of the Po matum, and Had Narrow Escape Fiom Destruction, Only a Luckj Shot Pi eventing Jap Marges Fiom -Cutting Off Their Retreat. RUSSIAN LOSS WAS THREE St. Petersburg. April 21 Official dis patches regarding the fighting south of tho river Pomakuu. reported last Fridaj, in which a Russian detachment had three men killed and two officers and thirteen rren wounded, saj a Japanese troop-laden barro anl other boats emerged from the mouth of the Pomakua and attempted to cut off the Russian retreat. The barge was sunk by the Russian guns THE JAPANESE CASUALTIES Captain Smclrir, who commanded the detachment, has died of his wounds. Lieu tenant Pushkin was the other officer wounded , Further details concerning the sicirmlsh say that In following the general plan to harass and impede the Japanese cross ing1 the Yalu, the Russian outposts on the river sent .1 detachment of volunteers In boats on the night of April 21 for the pur pose of setting fire to the Japanese pon toons and nother bridge material. The boats grounded n a sand bank near the Korean Ide and drew the fire of the Japanese outposts. There was a sharp fusillade at close range The positio-i of tho boats was highly critical, owing to the app-artnce of a number of light birges filled with Japance. coming out of the smal Itributary stream called the Pom aknka. which is unmarked even on Uie maps of the Russian General Staff. The Intention of the birges was to cut oft the retreat of tho Russians. This was noticed from the other bank, two miles distant, and a couple of field guns opened lire, a lucky shot sank one of the barges and the others withdrew.' The Japanese casualties are not known. RUSSIA BELIEVES JAPAN HAS ABANDONED IDEA OF INVODING MANCHURIA. St. Petersburg. April 21 Apparently re liable information In the possession of the General Staff lead, to the belief that the object of the Japanese campaign does not ltrvclve the ambitious lnaion of tho in terior of Manchuria with the purpose of reaching and o erwhelmlng the main Rus sian army. If the Japanese ever entertained the hope of accomplishing a task similar to that which Napoleon set himself, present acVvlces Indicate that they have abandoned It, and have adopted a much more cau tious and less hazardous programme. If this Information Is correct there will he no advance upon the army concentrat ed at Liao-Yang and Mukden, with its at tendant constant lengthening and weaken-' ing of the Japanese line of commun'ca tlons. Instead, there seems to be a deter mli ation to stick as cloe as possible to the sa, where lies Japan's natural base cf cimmunicatlon, rhe having established reiself in Korea. THREE OTHER OBJECTIVES. The General Staff reports say that the Japanese will 'have three other objectives the occupation of a line across the Llao Tunk peninsula for the purpose of cut ting off Port Arthur, the Isolation of Vladivostok, and the establishment of a junction between the army of Korea and the force at the head of the Llao-Tung penli sula. The last-mentioned movement might be accomplished by a landing near the mouth ol Ta-Yang River, which, by threatening i? k : -. -m t j -V- t : . . ,t r'A - ; . j&,?J'jV ,5i?rrirt . j at". . i J X . ?. ,. iJ(HX....I .At . -Afc 'ixth 1 KILLED AND FIFTEEN WOUNDED. the r.atJc of the Ruwlan position at Feng-Huan-Chrng. might render It un tenable and make th advance of a col umn from Korea comparatively ea WOULD FORCE RUSSIA'S HAND. If thce plans should succeed, the life of both Russian squadrons in the PaciFc would be menaced, and with th ea and a licet back of her at ever point. Japan could fortify the positions thus gained arJ, with the tables turned, compel Gen eral Kuropatkln to corre forward wnd at tack. General Kuropatkin. however, is in po-serrion of the latest advice received by the General Staff, and It is safe to as sume that, if tho Japanese campaign de velops along the lins Indicated, he will be ready to make such disposition of h's forces as will meet and checkmate it. PRINCE PU LUN ON RIDES ( IN A "DEVIL WAGON." icT Washington From an Into- mobile Contrasts Lnnditinns In America and at Home. Washington. April 24 Prince Pu Xun saw Washington this afternoon from 'a 'devil wagon." That Is whst members of his suite called the iiitomohlle in which thy saw him depart from the Arlington Hotel. Sir Chentung Liang Chang, tho Chinese Minister, accompanied him On the wa back to the city the party came to a fire engine buuse The powerful horses came out of their stallion the run, from the living quarters above firemin In various stages of disarray came slid ing down the big brass posts. In a trice the horses were hooked Into the harness and were ready to dash away to an im aginary conflagration. The Prince expressed through the Chi nese Minister the greatest admiration for this svstem. Ho contrasted It with the meager and antiquated facilities with, which (Ires are fought in China. Then the "devil wagon" swept on to the Zoo Even where along Columbia road and Connecticut aenue were hundreds of people, enjoying a stroll In the delightful balmy air. "It Is pathetic," the Prince confided to Colonel Smons. "for me to see how your people enjoy themselves when I contrast It with the conditions In my own coun try. There they nil work constantly. The struggle for livelihood Is bitter. They have no change, no relaxation, no pleas ures. Your people know how to enjoy the-nselv es and are better for it." With his suite the Prince will depart for St. Louis Wednesday morning in order to be present at the -opening of the World's Fair, to which be has been sent as Imperial Chinese Commissioner. TO CONSIDER TUB FTSTITtOXS. Chairman Calla Meeting ol Lafayette County Committee. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Lexington. Mo. Aptll 24. Chairman .Blackwell has called: a meeting cf the Lafaette County Democratic Committee for Wednesday, April 27, at HIggJns vUIe At this meeting the petitions signed bv 2.01S Democratic voters, who ask for a primary election on Governor, will be acted on. The committee already has called a precinct meeting for May 7 td choose thesa delegates, but the plan" meets with much opposition. . . , i Water Fiom Swollen Creeks and Riers Poms 0er the Entire City.- MILLRACES IN THE STREETS. Eight Indies of Rain Falls iu Tw enh -Four" Ilouis No Liven Reported Lost, but Many Aie in Danger. IIGPLULIC 1'i.iavL Fort Scott, Kas . April 2' Fort Scott is now experiencing the gieattr-t flood in its histor i-c- tttO Tile citv Is divided into three "-ectlons, and almost cotnp etc ly lso'ated The two rivers that join northeast of the clt came together west of the clty last night, and this afternoon the entire northern pjit wa cut off bj tne Merma ton River. The terrttorv lying between It and Mill Cit-ek 1- inuna-.ted Ten feet of water is swiftlj ru-hing throjgh that part. Hundreds of p-rtons baiely escaped with thtir lives, kavli g their homes to be washed avvaj. The two rivers havd risen twenty feet Flrce last right at 10 oc'ock. The resident" of Bel town, more than 1.000 were rescued list night In boat. As far as, learned, no live" had b-en lost, but the los of live Mock and other prop erty will aggregate 51M.O0O The bottoms north, west and cast of the city are all from five to ton feet under water, and the wholesa'e district Is completed sur roundtd Tht- loss to farm propert will bo large. Commencing at the Katy Depot. th flooded district extends for miles as far as the cje can reach All railroads ara Ued up The Kat Depot is surrounded, and nt 4 o'clock this afte-noon the water Was. flooding the waitlng-roons The Missouri Pacific Depot, near the Kat. is also threatened Trains on fie Missouri Pa cific arrhed from tho East this .morning, but are unable to get out. The Katy 'tracks both east and south are under water, and there is no traffic at all BRIDGES ARE THREATENED. Th Missouri Pacific and Katv bridges over the Mirmaton are th-eatened -V olM train of coal Is standing on each of tl.em to sive them, if possible rhe Frisco road is the only one that ap proaches the city. The gas works are under three feet of water and have closd down. 1 here has bTn no gas since last night. The electric light power-house is still saf Tho strtet car plant Is still in op erate n but cannot re vch the east part of town Th engin pumps at the water station are twentv feet under water, and the supply Is threatened. Tne Southwest ern Whole-wlc Grocery Company ware houe Is flooded. The water is within an Inch of the business houses on East Wall street and the proprietors are getting out their stock. The Missouri Pacific shops are from three to six feet under water. Near there the Marmtton changed its course, and ths current is running through the shops and joining Mill Creek at that point. There were several narrow es capes from drowning reported Rescue parties were out all night and day under the directions of Fire Chief Aunman, Mavor Congdon and Chief of Police Mcn denhall. and they succeeded In saving thousands of dollars worth of propert. It has rained incessantly here since J o'clock las't night end it is estimated that 8 inches has fallen since jesterday morn ing. STORM DAMAGES McPHERSON. MePhr3on. Kas , April 24 A heivy wlndstorm here to-day partially wrecked several residences and caused more or less serious damige. Half a dozen person were Injured none seriously. The wind was accompanied by a heavy ruin. The storm was general throughout this part of the State. TWO KILLED IN WRECK CAUSED BY HEAVY RAINS. Santa Fe Tracks .Near I-lord. Mo., Washed trn, and Twenty tan bo Down Embankment. Kansas City. April 4 An east-bound freight train on the Atchison, Topka and Santa Fc Ral.way was ditched at Flojd, Mo. near here, to da Two members of the crew wtrc killed and one fatally hurt. Three hundred feet of trackage had been washod out by a heavy rain that prevailed in this part of the State to-daj, and twenty cars went over an embank ment. Frank Nelson, fireman, and William Orr. brakeman, were killed, and George bklnner, tne conductor, was fatal y scald ed AH were from Marccline. Mo , Nelson's body la still burned beneath the w rcckage. VERESTCHAGIN HAD PRESENTIMENT OF DEATH. Will Expressed the Conviction That He Would eyer Return Prop ert Left to Wldoir. Moscow. AprH2l The will of Vasslll Verestchagln, the Russian painter who went down on the Petropavlovslf at Port Arthur, has been read. It leaves the en tire estate to the widow. The will was made just before the painter started for the far East, and In It he expressed the convIcUon that he would not return. General Kuropatkin has telegraphed to the widow an expression of the sympathy he feels with her in her affliction and his regret at the loss of an old comrade. sjew ErnnsTllle Hall Dedicated. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Evansvlde, Ind . April 24 The new Odd Fellow's Hall in the West End was dedicated this afternoon. Speeches were made by former Master E. Q. Byer of Indianapolis and former Congressman Franklin B. Posey of this city. fr-v -. ir-..- . .-A -.aV- r-&jr5 . "; ..Jr-v'. - fc " S r'- i- J-- -r ,.'r Funnel Shaped Cloud StroopA Down on Town, Causing a Panic. THREE PERSONS INJURED. llouse, Darns, Windmills, -Outhouses and Orchards Are De molished bv Terrific , . .Wind. McPherson, Kas. April 21 A sever torralo struck McPhr-on this afternoon, demolishing mx residercs and causing more or less damage to other property. Three persons wire Injured, one seriously.. Muvh damage was done in the country north of hre. A funnel-shaped cloud approached the town from the -"cutti. following th course of a-raine. The residence of S W. Rieft wa" first struck, and the hous. bam. windmill ard outbuildings were destroyed. Al' the members of the ftmlly escaped, evcept a oung man. who was bruised and scratched The residence of Mr S P. Fisher wis next Hruik. Ihc building was picked up anJ carried a conlderab'e distarce and demolished The family had seen the ap proach of the storm and escaped. The large Fisher at p'e orchard was ruined. The large residence of Archie Brown, next In the storm's path, was wrecked. Two of Brawn's daughters were injured. One. who waa struck bj- the cook stove falling upon her. "as seriously hurt. The reldence of Peter Sllberg was next wrecked, the family escaping injury. After wrecking the slaughter-house of S. G. Grantz. the storm lifted and passed south, traveling in the dlrect'on of Llndsborg. Bejond McPherson the tornado followed the grourd. taking the path of an old water course. The tornado passed four miles east of Sallna. wrecking telephone and telegraph poles and farm property Efforts were made to follow the course of the storm by telephone, but all tha wires are down. It Is a miracle that great damage wrsj not done at McPherson and manr persona killed, as the tornado barely missed the thlcM -settled residence district. HARD STORM IN HOWARD COUNTY. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Armstrong. Mo . April II Late last night a hard windstorm visited Armstroft: ami Howard County, doing much dam ag". Larg windows In the Christian Church and High School building Were broken out by the flying timbers. Mary trees and telephone poles were blown down. At Hlgbee. a small town east of this place, considerable damags was done by the wind. Houses were, un roofed, the Christian Church badly dam aged and many houses were overturned. Several persons were slightly injured. An electr'cal and thunder storm came with th wind. A heavy rain has been falling in th!a section of the country ail day. and much damage has been done to the fruit crop. CLOUDY WEATHER WILL FOLLOW THUNDERSTORM. Seseral Thoasflnd Dollars Daraarta Done by Wind That Attained a. Great Velocity on South slide. The sultry weather of yesterday morn ing culminated in thunderstorms and a heavy rainfall last night, fulfilling th weather predictions made by the local forecaster In yesterda's bulletin. A heavy windstorm did much damage in South St. Louis. Ther were heay rains in Kansas City and Little Rock. Warm weather prevailed throughout Texas. Louisiana, Tennessee and the Middle West. The maximum temperature In St. IuIs vas 70S. falling to 375 later in the day. Pains ami cloudy weather prevailed gen erally over this section, and those condi tion nre expected to continue to-day. Several thousand dollars' damage wa done by the windstorm esterday morn ing The wind reached Its greatest veloc ity in So ith St. LouK ' Two brick chimnejs were blown from tho building at "No. 1411 South Second street, also about twenty feet of the fence at the samo address The building Is 00 cupled by George WHtmer and Is owned by" Mrs. Annie Beucr of No. 2709 Armand street. The damage was about $100. Thirty feet of the fence at No. 141S South Second street was) blown down, re sulting In a damage of 125. Tenty-lght feet of the fence at No. 1413 South Second street wri blown down, resulting In a damage of H9 The fire wall of a two-story brick build ing at No. 611 Barry street. otcupicU by Charles Jones, was blown down. The damage will reach $30 Four frame vaults in the rear of No. 1548 South Seventh street were blown down, resulting in a damage of $44. Twenty feet of picket fence at No. 1S4T South Seventh street was blown down. The damage was $13. During the storm a heavy wagon stand ing on a vacant lot on Dolman street, be tween Geycr and Allen avenues, was over turned, striking a signboard and tearing ten feet of it away. Forty feet of a board fence In the rear of No. 1J26 Gcyer avenue was blown down. The attic front of a three-story brick dwelling at No. 121S Geyer avenue, occu pied by John Haaskey. was demolished. The damage to the building was about $159 and to the furniture about $M. The house Is owned by Mra E. Brockschmlth of No. 40 Dale avenue. A section of the east wall of a two-story brick dwelling at No. 912 Emmet street was wrecked, resulting In $100 damage. The building is owned by Hugo F. Thomas of No. 1I3S South Broadway and Is occu pied by the families of Fred Kettler and Samuel Boycr. Damage amounting to $100 'was done by the wind at the planing mill of George C. Fox & Bros, at Ohio avenue and Sidney street. A smokestack was blown down and many windows were broken. i.lohtnlnr struck the two-storr brick .building at Whlttler and Olive street, 'owned and occupied by J. H. Weber sons. A large pane. 01 ejus waa orosan. iJZztJ3-.&Sj' - . , jSSSj X TV- --J-.J"inTiTiM a