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THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC: SATURDAY. MAY 7. 1904.
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TO-DAY'S NEWSJfl BRIEF.
BUSINESS.
Yesterday's bank clearings were JS.-30.-KJ.
balances JT03.413. Local discount rates
were betw cn 5 and 6 per cent. Domestic
exchange ,a. quoted as follows: New
Tori-. 33c premium bid. 43c premium
asked; Chicago, 10c premium bid. 13c pre
mium asked; Cincinnati. Louisville and
New Orleans, 10c discount bid. par asked.
Wheat closed higher at SlVic asked July.
J101.W No. 2 red. Corn closed higher at
47Hc bid July, EAQ3SVic No. 2 mixed.
Oats closed at 37c bid, 43c No. 2 mixed.
Spot cotton was steady in the local
market.
WASHINGTON.
Minister Thompson cables 'the State De
partment that Brazil threatens to resort
to arms unless Peru withdraws her
troops from the disputed territory.
Arrangements are being mide for pla
cing in Statuary Hall the marble figures
of Houston and Austin, the contribution
of Texas to the galaxy of famous Amer
icans. The Post-Office Department issued an
order to open the new St. Louis annex at
Eighteenth street and Clark avenue on
May 18.
Fifteen postal stations Just outside the
corporate limits of St. Ixu!s have been
discontinued by the Post-Offlce Depart
ment. It is said they were established
contrary to Jaw. and an investigation will
be conducted to ascertain who is respon
sible for the payment of the salaries.
LOCAL AND SUBURBAN.
Too much conviviality, caused by lion
izing, anions Filipino soldiers, causes
Major Johnson to issue orders that none
may leave Cuartel without pass.
President Homsby of the' City Council
voted in favor of the police appropriation
bill under protest.
The Transit Company's receipts In April
was $65,000 greater than for any month in
the history of the corporation.
Paul Moore, traveling salesman and a
former financial editor, killed himself by
shooting on a Page avenue car near
Broadway.
The Board of Police Commissioners an-'
oounced that a new police station would
be built on Newstead avenue, and that
the lot would not be used for stable pur
poses. Edward Brendle, foreman, was rescued
from a Greek mob. He was saved by an
engineer, who pulled him aboard a loco
motive, armed workmen following and
shooting at him.
The Sultan of Holo. In the Philippines,
expects to visit the "World's Fair after he
has put down a rebellion and secured the
head of Datto Asan.
Two Indian braves, gazing upon the
Cascades, attracted a crowd at the
"World's Fair.
Women have robbed the unwary na
tives as well as strangers of $2,000 in a
week.
The city administration proposes to.
make Justice of the Peace courts self
supporting. The special cotton exhibit requires 10.000
square feet of space In the Palace -of Ag
riculture. Crowds of sightseers at the Fair are
contrasted with the army of workmen add
ing the finishing touches to the Exposition.
World's Fair oQclals fear that their
agent, S. P. Verner, has been eaten by
cannibals in Africa.
The suffragan Bishops of the Metropol
itan See met to name successor for the
bishopric at Leavenworth.
Mike Roach and George Clegs, convicted
of murdering John Keith, a street-car con
ductor of East St. Louis, were sentenced
to serve ninety and seventy years In "the
Penitentiary.
The amity of nations Is shown at the
."World's Fair. Prince and Princess von
Hohenlohe were entertained In the French
pavilion. f
Father Schilling, pastor of the Church
of Our Lady of Perpetual Succor, was
found dead In bed by his curate.
Commlsslc-ner Valllant. 1& his annual re
port, called attention to the need of more
sewers in St. Louis suburbs.
The Board cf Lady Managers of the
World's Fair presented a handsome gavel
to the president, Mrs. Daniel Manning.
GENERAL DOMESTIC.
After scenes of extraordinary violence,
the Democratic State Convention in Con
necticut Instructs Its delegates for Par
ker for President, the Hearst men being
badly outvoted.
D. J. Sully testifies at the bankruptcy
proceedings In New York that Edwin
Hawley was a partner In the deal to cor
ner the cotton market.
Reports from the storm-swept area of
Texas are as yet Incomplete, but It Is
believed that at least twenty persons lost
their lives.
Bishop Charles Galloway, In an address
before the Missionary Board Conference
of the Methodist Episcopal Church. South,
says he hopes Japan will triumph in the
war with Russia.
Speaker Cannon Is welcomed back to
his home at Danville, IIL.
Bishop Stephen Merrill, after serving the
Methodist Episcopal Church for fifty-nine
years, tenders his resignation to the Gen
eral Conference in session at Los Angeles.
CaL
FOREIGN.
A bill Is Introduced in tha National
Legislature of the German Empire which
would award damages to all, persons un
justly arrested.
SPORTING.
Cincinnati Reds defeat Cardinals by the
score of 7 to 4. and win series.
Hemphill's home-run drive wins ten-inning
game fcr Browns.
Ralph Young failed to got in the money
at Delmar yesterday.
Murine Intelligence.
San Francisco, May 6. Sailed: German
steamer Alsterufer. Callao.
Rotterdam. May 5. Arrived: Noordam,
New York, via Boulogne.
Glasgow, May 5. Arrived In the Clyde:
Siberian, Boston, via Halifax. Nova Scotia.
Plymouth. May 6. Arrived: Bluecher,
from New York.
New York, May 6. Arrived: Laurentlan.
from Glasgow.
Marseilles. May 6. Arrived: Canopic,
Boston, via Ponta Del Gada for Naples
and Genoa
Naples. May 6. Arrived: Koenlgen
Louise. New York.
Movllle, May t Sailed: Furnessia (from
Glasgow). New York.
Qurenstown, May 5. Sailed: Cymbric
(f:om Liverpool). - Boston.
MovCle, May 5. Sailed: Pretorian (from
Liverpool), Montreal.
Woman Injured by Wagon.
Mrs. Eldora Torgerson of No. 123. North
Fifteenth street was knocked down by an
American Express Company wagon at
Sixth and Olive streets yesterday after
noon, sustaining bruises on the shoulder.
"William Swlnsley of No. 3316 Clark ave
nue, driver of the wagon, will answer a
charge of careless driving in the Flw Dis
trict Police Court this morning.
Appeal Cases at' St. Paul.
United States District Attorney Dyer
and Assistant District Attorney Nortoni.
with Judee Krum. will depart to-morrow
to TtteS" ttelesslon of. the United states
ii"-Ji2riUrt-.i. in st. Pr.ul. where the
SafiiaSSn easel Tagainst Barrett. Dolan
Ed Garrett will He reviewed.
statement br Francis.
President Francis yesterday issued this
statement: "No Increase of the Jefferson
Suard has been authorised and none wiTl
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BUFFALO OFFICER RECIPROCATES
SERVICE RENDERED HIS CITY.
Detective Lynch Arrests Crimi
nal Wbo Was Taken Into Cus
tody at Pan-American Expo
sition by McGrath or
St. Louis.
Detective Jercmiah Lynch of Buffalo, N.
Y.. who has been sent to St. Louis to
assist Chief Desmond's men during the
World's Fair pericd. yesterday recipro
cated a service rendered to Buffalo by
Detective John McGrath while the Pan
American Exposition was In progress.
While Detective McGrath. who is now
dead, was in- Buffalo assisting the policy
or mat city, he was met one day by a
stranger, who took him for easy game.
McGratli at once suspected that he was
intended as the victim of a confidence
game and seemed to fall into the trap.
Accompanying the stranger to a sa.oon
McGrath took part in a card came with
him and soon saw that his man nan. a
shark.
"Now you've played yonr game and I'll
play mine." said McGrath. "Come on
with me. The chief wants to see you."
The man was locked up and gave hli
name as Harry Livingston. Detectives
from other cities recognized him as an all
round criminal.
Shortly before noon yesterday Detective
Lynch and Detective Dooley of St. Louis
were standing at Eighth and Pine streets
when a man passed. Lynch recognized
him ut once as Livingston, whom Mc
Grath had arrested in Buffalo, although
he had not seen him since.
Lynch and Dooley arrested LHingston
and took him to the Four Courts. Chief
Desmcnd found several rogues' gallery
pictures of Livingston, who al.o has been
known under the name of Clark.
Livingston promptlv admitted his identi
ty to Chief Desmond. "I'm a crook," he
said, "and your boys have got me right,
but I haven't turned a trick in St. Louis.
I Just arrived."
Asked to explain his graft. Livingston
said it was to fleece men in card games.
"There's only one man in the country that
I know of." he continued, "who can 'cool'
THE SlWDAY-SCIlOOL LESSON.
For May 10, "The ProdljcsISon."
INTRODUCTION-We are still engaged
with the Perean ministry of Jesus. The
time is the late autumn of the year twen
tyTnlne. six months prior to the cruci
fixion. Between the events of last lesson
and those of tho present a few days only
elapsed, occupied chiefly In teaching. Hav
ing completed the parable of the supper,
Jesus left the House of the Pharisee, fol
lowed by a great multitude. To them he
set forth the requirements of dlscipleshlp,
showing that only by great earnestness
might one succeed. This address attract
ed the publicans and sinners, who gath
ered to hear, and the Pharisees and scribes
murmured because Jesus associated with
them. (Luke, xv, 12.) To Justify his
course, Jesus delivered four parables the.
lost sheep, tho lost piece of silver, the
Prodigal son. and the unjust steward. In
all these he set forth fundamental prin
ciples which are to be found more or less
dominant in human nature, and applied
them to his own system of doctrine. The
third of these parables now to be studied
is deemed by scholars to be the crown and
pearl of all the parables. In all the cen
turies it has yielded material tor the
preacher, tho essayist and the artist, and
its details have awakened the tenderest
emotions of the heart. We shall endeavor
first to make the story vivid, and then to
dr.iw Instructions therefrom.
PORTION The .parable opens with a
family scene, sketched in a single sen
tence, -a certain man naa two sons.
Happy and honored was he in the estima
tion of friends! (Gen. xlviii. 9.) Americans
build estates; the Hebrews like all other
Orlenctalists. sought to raise families. If
this man can keep his sons, their wives
and children, he may die among them, a
rich patriarch. (Gen. xlix. L) But a
change came. The younger son grew
weary of home. His discontent may have
been caused by some disagreeable circum
stance. The relations of the brothers, bo
cause of the selfishness of the older (verse
2S). as afterwards displayed, may have been
unpleasant. The father may have been
arbitrary or lenient, so that the family
government failed to meet the needs of an
earnest vouth. It is no easy matter to
adjust the parts of a household to each
other. (Gen. xxvii. 4L) Whatever may
have been the -cause, the young man was
in a bad state of mind. He went to his
father, demanding a division of property,
an act of very great Impropriety. lie
might have suggested or requested, but
otherwise he could present no claim. The
father compiled, giving to the sons their
respective portions. Under the law of
Moses, that meant two-thirds to the older
and one-third to the younger. (Deut. xxl.
1517.) But there was this difference, that
the latter obtained his portion immediate
ly, wnne tno otner remained witn ais
father.
WASTING Gathering all together, per
haps converting It into money, the younger
son went into a far country. Soon ho
found himself under influences that led to
ruin. There was an elation of spirit, re
sulting from the consideration that he wai
his own master, freed from the dlsclpllnt
of home, possessed of ample means to
supply his necessities. Joined to this was
that strange buoyancy, never experienced
before, caused by the release from daily
routine duty, and the- excitement and
pleasure occasioned by looking upon new
scenes and new faces in the large world
into which he came. And then he was the
recipient of many attentions that were
particularly agreeable from those who
sought him because of his money and in
troduced him to places of pleasure. Yield
ing himself to such companions, be en
tered into the ways of the dissolute (Prow
1. 10). Having no employment, he gave his
time to amusement, and gradually wasted
his substance. What father had gathered
by labor and economy, the product of
many years of wise and patient pursuit of
an honorable calling, what a short time
ago had been bestowed upon the young
man by that generous father as an outfit
in life, what might have been an untold
blessing In his hands, all this quickly dis
appeared, spent in drink and other sinful
Indulgence, for those unholy things that
enfeeble tho body and enslave the soul.
(71. Pet, II. 10.)
FAMINB The young man had fallen
into a pitiable condition. His property, so
eagerly sought and highly prized, was
gone. His health, through excessive use
of stimulants and other evil practices.
was broken. His companions, unable to
obtain what they desired, forsook him to
find new associations. (Prov. -xxvlii. 7.)
Then came a calamity that affected the
whole face of society. The heavens did
not yield their usual rains and a period of
drought set In. 'The corn did not grow
and the sed dried in the earth. Vegeta
tion perished and the fields were unculti
vated. Soon the gathered stores began to
foil, and the poor in their distress cried
for bread. A rai-jhtv and terrible famine
swept over; the land (Ruth. i. 1). one of
those visitations so common In the Bast,
(Gen. xll. 55.) Thousands suffered the
pangs of hunger, dependent on the scanty
gifts of the rich. These troubles bore
heavily upon the young man. He who a
short time ago had abundance now came
to want. The memory of better days in
creased the sorrows of the present. Had
he now a small part of what he had once
possessed he might not only live In com
fort, but he might become a minister to
others. experiencing the' satisfaction
known only to a benevolent soul. Alas! he
had not learned to forecast, to lay up for
time of need. (Prov. vt 15.)
FEEDING At last tho youns man's
case became desperate. He must find re
lief or die. Three courses were open to
him be could beg or steal or. work. The
first would be disgraceful, affordlrg but
doubtful relief, so many were there who
bad adopted this mode of livelihood, frora
which one might not easily rise. (T.uke
xrt. 20.) But. stealing would make him an
outlaw, even if it were to satisfy hanger.
(Prov. vi. 30 3L.) There was one mark of
nobility left In him. worthy of Imitation
he resolved to work. (IL Thess. 111. 10.)
In many respects that was the best day of
his life. If he held to this resolve, and
?iroper conditions offered, he might rep
rieve his fortunes. Industry is a cardinal
virtue. Unfortunately. It was not easy to
find employment. As a last resort be
Joined himself to a wealthy citlsen ne be
came a kind of servant, not a hireling for
wages, but more nearly a slave. It seems
that the master did not much esteem him.
He, therefore, sent him Into the field to
feed swtae. the most ignoble occupation.
These animals were raised and prized by
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HARRY LIVINGSTON.
Card shark, in whose arrest Detective
Lynch of Buffalo, committed an act of
reciprocity.
a deck quicker than I can. His name Is
Ous. I don't know his last name."
"You can pick a pocket and nip a stud
nrcttv quick, too, can't your queried the
Chief.
"Yen." promptly replied the prisoner.
"My fingers are pretty light, but there's
more money und less danger in manipu
lating the cards, so I'm following that
now."
Livingston admitted having "served his
bit." meaning that he has ben in the Pen
itentiary. "I was warned not to come to St. Louis."
he said, "but I thought I could set away
with a haul before you'd get me."
Chief Desmond told the prisoner that he
would bold him until to-day, and if no
charge can be placed against htm In the
Stat" courts he will send him to the Po
lice Court, have him fined. and then given
hours to quit tho city. Livingston prom
ised to Bet away as soon as released.
Jews as unclean and abominable. (Lev.
xi. 7.) But while thus emploved no one
gave him food, and lie was left to eat of
the husks that the swine ate. Behold him
now a rich man's son. a pauper, a slave,
feeding the swine, and eating with them.
Degradation complete.
RELKNT1NG The young man was
brought to his senses by the most serious
reflections. He thought of home, of his
father, of the plentv there enjoyed in the
days gone bv. of the more favorable lot
of his father's hired servants, contrasted
tilth his unfortunate state. These re
flections aroused his conscience, which
smote him vigorously for his folly and his
sin. He came thus-to bis right mind. He
had violated the law of filial duty, an
offense against high heaven (Ez. xx. 12).
the greatest crime known to the Oriental
world. (Isa. i. 2.) He made no attempt
to extenuate his fault. His course hsd
been premeditated, and he had been over
whelmed with its conequences. Genuine
repentance came into his heart. But one
hope remained notwithstanding his ill-desert
ho had faith In -his father's good
ness, .a proof that his father was not at
fault while he was' at borne. He resolved
to return. But the spirit of humility
seized him. He was not worthy. .He had
received a son's portion and squandered It.
He could not again ask for a son's place.
He was willing to be a. hired servant. He
proposed, therefore, to seek the paternal
mansion with this only plea. (James
Jr. 10.) . --
WELCOMB-The Imagination might
easily follow the penitent prodigal on his
return Journey nfoot. alone, weary, sad.
hopeful. AionoXthe way he must have
framed his setnences many times to ex
press hi fefllngs. fearing that words
would fall turn, but confident of the result
A long tlnje before his arrival his father
saw hlm.XProbablv the heart hsd veme
for the son during all his absence. A
wayward child can never be forgotten. (II
Sam. xvill. 33.) A life of sin and shame
may shock us. but It cannot destroy love.
On the contrarv. it modifies and intensi
fies affection. Towardi a good child there
flows from the parent a stream of com
placencv. but toward the erring child pity
and solicitude. The latter Is. If nosslble
stronger, and leads to sacrifices. (John III.
18.) .Peering Into the distance, the father
decerned the form of his long abient and
wandering boy. and at the sight Ms heart
melted with tender compassion. For the
moment he forgot the imperious demand,
appropriated nroperty, the hastv leave
taking, with all the disrespect Involved,
and he ran to meet his son. The spectacle
of poverty, presented at the near ap
proach, did not repel him. He f on his
n"ck and kissed him, after the rvnom of
those days. (Gen. xxxlll, 4.) It was a most
cordial welcome, proof of a father's love,
support cf a son's fainting heart. (Isa.
lxv. 24.)
REJOICING With tremendous voice the
Bon MtemDtPd his' confession, pursuant to
the vow formed while feeding the swine.
"Father." he began. The word meant
more than ever before Affliction had
thrown a halo around it, "I have sinned."
he cried, a full unhesitating acknowledge
ment essential to reconciliation and peaoe.
There was no other way out of ids sin.
eien though already a father's welcome
had been given. That father must know
the'sen's sorrow. (Lev. v. 5.) Fortriveness
without confession, is Impossible. (Rom. x.
10.) The young man proceeded, declaring
that he had sinned against heaven, and
that he was unworthv to be called a son
There he paused, cerhapi overcome with
emotions, or perhaps his father inter
rupted him. At any rate, he did not pro
pose, as. he hsd Intended, to take a serv
mt's plact. There was no need of It now.
By confessing himself unworthv he made
himself worthy. (Luke xlv. 11.) His father
did the rest, giving orders to the servants
to displace-the old garments with the best
robe, to put a ring on his nnger. ana snees
on his feet, to restore tho son to the place
in the family which he occupied before.
Nor was this all. The fatted calf was or
dered to be slain, and a sesson of merry
making was proclaimed. The secret was
told bv the rejoicing father. "This, my
son. was dead, and is alive again: he was
tost and Js found." The broken family Is
restored.
CONCLUSION "Underlying and pervad
ing this narable are many ethlcel ideils
and truths, immensely valuable to the
family. The duty .and character of a.
father, the place and spirit of a son. the
relation and Quality of brothers, the dan
ger or Inherited wealth, the greater dan
ger of evil companions snd Idleness, the
reformatory power of adversltv (Psalms
cxix. ST), set over again the peril of pros
perity, the sweet and comforting memory
of a good home these point are not elab
orated, but they are assumed. Jesus did
not intend here to Illustrate or inculcate
domestic virtues. His primary purpose
was to show the method and consequences
of sin. the mod of return and the surety
of pardon. Living without reference to
God's will while accepting his hounty Is
the essence of all wickedness. (Psalms x.
4.) Such attempt to satisfy the soul with
materlsl things must end in want and sor
row." (Luke xll. 20.) There Is no calamity
like spiritual famine. If u'der Its dis
tresses; conelenee awaken tr'salms IL SV
and confession is made (I. John I. 9). God
will forgive. Restoration to the divine fa
vnr brins "ne into the fceivenlr fimllr
(Rom. vlil. IS), with promise of all bless
ing. (Rom. Till. 28.) But thst does not
mean that no loss hss been sustained bv
the wanderer, that nrodlgal brought back
and received can ever become what he
would have been hsd he remained at home.
(Verse JL) A sinner restored must foever
be Inferior to one who abides In righteous
ness. (Epb. tI. 14).
Physicians Meet at Jacksonville.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Jacksonville. IIL, May . A meeting of
the Western Illinois District Medical So
ciety was held In ttils city to-day. Among'
the physicians who took part In the pro
gramme was Doctor Harold W. Jones of
at. Louis.
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To Extend Water Distribution.
At the meeting of the Board of Public
Imorovements yesterday. May 27 was set
for the letting of contracts for eewer pipe,
fittings and for extensive work on the
water mains. A quarter of a million dol
lars Is available for the worir.
Transfer Swam Ashore.
Ben Mlneer. a teamster at No. 1210 Booth
Broadway, m attempting to leap onto a
ferryboat which was pulling away from'
the wharf at the foot or Valentin street
yesterday afternoon, fell Into the river.
He manased to swim ashore and Jost csly
fell bat.
CITY PLANS TO MAKE JUSTICE
COURTS PAY THEIR OWN EXPENSES.
OB
COLLECTIONS AND EXPENSES OF JUSTICE
COURTS IN ST. LOUIS FROM 1895 TO 1904, INCLUSIVE. 1
Collections of Constables and clerks of Justice of the" Peace courts and cost
of maintaining said courts for the years 1S33 to 1904. Inclusive:
h
Aims, or Fees
Paid Into the
Treasury by
Fiscal Year Constables
Ending April nnd Clerks.
1S35 J $.S34.fO
IfflS..
Cu.243.S9
00.433.01
13.C3.S3
K.673.3?
S2.3C3.29
43.4lS.7i;
4.039.K
51.109.78
43.O0C.79
1S37..
1S3S..
U99-.
1SO0..
1501..
1902..
1S03..
1904..
4
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Totals J4S4.4S7.39
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The city administration is planning to
advocate changes In the preent laws gov
erning Justice of the Peace courts, with a
view of making the courts self-sustaining.
A movement will be started toward the
end of the present Justice of the Peace
terms.
Up to 1900 there were a.iie Justice courts.
In that year two more courts were added.
The excess of the cost of maintenance
over the receints from fees, etc for the
first two years under the present adminis
n
WORLD'S FAIR- ASKS FOR
LAST
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Washington. May t A requisition for the final JCAOOO of the loan granted
the World's Fair by Congress the latter part of February arrived at the Treas
ury Department late yesterday evening.
It was stated this afternoon that the department had made the requisition
"special" and that the warrant might be gotten off late to-day, and certainly
by to-morrow. In either event it would not be delivered to the World's Fair
authorities until Monday.
This Is the last of the J4.SOO.000 loan. The Exposition Company received
J2.000.000 the last week In February, a third million the second week In March
and the fourth million was asked for
FAIR ATTENDANCE
Bright Weather Brings Many
Persons to Grounds to Watch
Completion of Work.
STUDENTS CAUGHT IN RAIN.
Relics Taken From Mounds in
Boss County, Ohio, Placed for
Exhibit by Historical
Society.
Yesterday at ths World's Fair grounds
was a repetition of the story of all other
days since the opening In point ot at
tendance, which continued Tery fair. Per
hapsthe day like those of the earlier part
of Ureek more properly belonged to the
"sWHuls period" at the Fair, the crowds
being made up of persons residing In the
city.
Theie are In every, day's attendance
many visitors who make a practice of go
ing to the Fair dally, doing the buildings
at their lelsjre and observing progress on
the work of completing an institution'
dear to everv citizen of St, Louis. '
The daylight hours were marked by su
perb weather, which enabled the visitors
to enjoy the sight the Fair afforded to
their uttermost, and as has been the case
during the week, the attendance was best
before nightfall. ,
Heavy rain, which came suddenly and
was accompanied by thunder and light
ning, drenched many persons wbo went
to the Exposition last night without rain
coats or umbrellas despite the warning
sent out by the Weather Bureau.
The rainstorm occured at 9J0 o'clock
and drove all of the visitors from the Ex
position grounds.
Among those who were caught In the
rain were 200 students of the Southern Fe
male College at West Point, Miss., who
are staying at the Southern Female Col
lege Inn. No. CC50 Kingsbury avenue. The
girls Were conducted to tho Exposition
In a body. Few of them were prepared for
the rain and many were drenched.
The college girls will remain In St, Louis
till May 19 to finish their education by
thoroughly "doing" the Louisiana Pur
chase Exposition.
Every day sees some new exhibit com
pleted, and yesterday was no exception.
Ohlos archaeological exhibit in the An'
thropological building was completed yes
terday. It Is composed of relics taker!
from the mounds of the Mound Builders In
the southern part of the State.
The exhibit Is made by the Ohio State
Historical Society, and the exhibits have
never been displayed before. Besides the
representation of the three principal
mounds in the State, alt In Rosa County,
the collection embraces the most perfect
assortment of bone scrapers in the world.
The apple exhibit of Arkansas's dlsnlavT
in tbe Palace of Horticulture Is one of
the tempting exhibits offered. The fa
mous "Arkansas Block" Is Included in a
collection of 135 varieties shown. John
P. Logan, who Is In charge ot the exhibit,
states that during the Exposition the
State will exhibit 280 varieties of native
Arkansas apples. Arizona's grape display
is 'anotl-er Interesting exhibit In this pal
ace. .
SEWER BUILDING URGED
IN SUBURBS OF ST. LOUIS.
Commissioner Talltant la Aaamat
Report Says Raul Granvtk Its Qat
lylns; Districts Demands It.
Sewer Commissioner VaUlanL In his an
nual report to Mayor Wells, urges prompt
action In the matter of Installing large
sewers In tbe outlying districts to meet
the demands of rapidly growing suburbs.
Atetntion is called to the northern and
southern parts of town.
During the last year S77 sewer districts
were completed, draining" 12JW acres, the
equivalent of 20 J square miles.
Commissioner Valllant has made a
comparative statement of work done In
tbe last mx yean, which snows in favor
of the prstwnt. administration. In the year
e sewer whi. was
CONTINUES GOOD,
Cost of Malnte
nance. Includ
ing Salaries,
Rent and Mis
cellaneous Ex
penses. J 27.3S4.tJ
Excess of Cost
of Maintenance
Over Payments
Into Treasury
J 13.03.63
19.934.03
13.933. S3
23.456.11
24.3S0.42
412(3.91
47.S12.59
41.043.73
43.ni.3o
47.370.17
S3.2I7.94
$0,445.92
S3JS7.94
S1.032.S1
9S.C04.2O
93J11.73
n.103.33
91.221.14
92.976.96
JS30.t30.70
J33S.443.31
"
tration was very considerably decreased
that Is. to the extent of 53.000.
During the last fiscal year, the court
from which the city realized the largest
returns from fees was not in operation for
a period of nearly teven months, resulting
In a loss of J3.000. Otherwise an excellent
showing would have been easily main
tained. Under the former administration there
was a steady decline In receipts and an in
crease in the cost of maintenance, as will
be seen from the table.
OF $4,600,000 LOAN. :
April 8.
a
built, at a cost of J290.SO.40. In the fiscal
year 1S99-0 but &33 miles were constructed,
at a cost of J14.699.iS3. In the year 1900-OL
7.744 miles of sewers were finished at a
cost .of J3i.952.7S.
In Ol-'tC 6.494 miles were constructed at
on expenditure of t3i.mS.6S. in '02-'03 13.134
miles were built, costing J249.7S0.97. and
durlng-the last fiscal year 18.611 miles were
constructed at a cost of J3S4.403.S8.
During the last year the largest water
carriers of the city were built. They will
drain the western parts of the city for
many years to come.
Among the big sewers built last year
was the Blackstone Sewer In Forest Park,
which cost J14L32S.75; the Arsenal Street
Sewer, J87.222.66: Rock Springs 8ewer. J11S.
4J1.96: Tower Grove Sewer. J164.772.S7. and
the Blackstonoj Joint Sewer, 173,170.30.
INVENTOR OF BARBED WIRE
DIES IN AN ALMSHOUSE.
Henry Fnchs, Formerly of St. Louts,
Snecnmba to Paralysis at San
Francisco.
REPUBLIC UPBCTili,
San Francisco, May . Henry Fuehs.
who mode a great fortune by the Invention
of barbed wire, and was formerly a part
ner of John W. Gates, died In the alms
house here Wednesday.
Fuchs was at one 'time one of the best
known men In St, Louis. After" selling
out his Interest there, ho came to Califor
nia about six vears sgo. Here he was In
terested ia organizing an unsuccessful
gold-hunting expedition to Nome.
His last position ijras as superintendent
of the Judson Wire'Mlll in Oakland. Suf
fering a stroke of paralysis he became
helpless and Indigent, and was finally
sent to the almshouse. Fuchs claimed
that Gates had not treated hlia fairly.
CHICAGO FAVORS
ATTORNEY DENEEN
Goes Almost Two to One Against
Frank O. Lowden in Repub
lican Race for Governor.
Chicago. May 6. Charles S. Deenen de
feated Frank O. Lowden almost 2 to 1 in
to-day's Republican primaries to select gu
bernatorial delegates to the State Conven
tion at Springfield, on May 14.
Deenen secured 333 delegates against
Lowdcn's 183, leaving four of the E25 dele
gates In Cook County to hear from. War
ner secured one delegate.
In Chicago Deenen secured 232 delegates:
Lowden. 17'. In the country towns Deeacn
secured 43: Lowden. IL
Delegates were chosen" for Congressional
Convention in Cook County, and all pres
ent Republican Congressmen will be nom
inated for re-election. The main tight for
congressional delegates was made In the
Sixth District against William Lorimer.
Lortmer secured eighty-eight delegates to
thirty-five for his opponent, Barney Eck
hart. The Model's Ad To-Day,
Mm
e 2. tells of an exceptional value In
nee i-ants Hulls, uoni tail to
WOMEN ROB THE UNWARY
OF $2,000 IN A WEEK.
Natives a"lVcll as Visitors Are Vic
tims of Confluence Gaines Worked
by Females Police Orders.
In the last week women have stolen
from the unwary In St. Louis more than
J2.000. Tbe police are making efforts to
round up the thieve-.
Reports have reached the Four Courts
almost dally of strangers as well as men
who live In the city being relieved of
their money, and Chief Klely has Issued
a general order to the Captains of the
districts in which the thefts were com
mitted to arrest all suspicious women.
One case which came to the notice of
the police Thursday night was taken be
fore the Grand Jury. Delia Brewer of No.
fill Market street war. arrested, and the
police are locking for an unidentified
woman. Antonio Joseph. Jr.. an employe
at the Inside Inn on the World's Fan
grounds, charged that while in the Brewer
woman's house te was robbed of $100.
Edward 0Hearn and Haggle Conway,
both ot No. 721 North Jefferson avenue,
were arrested en complaint of B. Achker,
employed at the Morroco building on the
World's. Fair grounds. He charges that
CHeam held him while the woman took
J25 from him. O'Hearn and the woman
were Indicted on the charge ot robbery In
tbe first degree.
Chief of Police Klely has Issued orders
to his men to take all such cases before
the Grand Jury at once.
All "Wabash. ReraUr Trains
Leaving and arriving at Union JUtton
stop at Vandeventer avenue and World s
Fair StaUon. Tickets to World s Fair
grounds will be sold from Union Station
and Vandeventer avenue, and from
World's Fair Station to Vandeventer ave
nue and Union Station, for all regular
trains.
Shuttle trains will not stop at Vande-TeaUravenus;
A Recent Purchase of
Knee-Pants Suits
W if
TT . . t J
bought
and are
decided bar
gain at
"Your Money's
Free Information
Bureau for Visitors
hEB
The Burlington has the only train from St.
Louis at the popular leaving hour of 9:00 P. M.
for the above-named cities. It carries the latest
models of chair cars (seats free) and Pullman
sleepers. Including a daily through standard
sleeper to San Francisco.
A GREAT
Z TRAINS
9:00 A. M,
2:15 P. M.
7:40 P. M.
9:00 P. M.
Tickets and information at City Ticket Office. B. W. Comer Broadway
and OUvs Street. EL Louis, Mo.
OQ
CiltS. BEILLY OPTICAL CO., 619 Locust Stl,
MERRILL
RESIGNS OFFICE,
Alter Fifty-Nine Years of Service
He Asks General Conference
to Believe Him.
COMMITTEES ARE ORGANIZED.
Business Is Being So Systema
tized That When Preliminaries
Are Done Work Will Pro
ceed Smoothly.
Los Angeles. CaL. May L Very IltHe
progress was made by the Methodist
General Conference to-day. but tbe busi
ness is being' so shaped and systematized
that, with a few more sessions to clear
away tho vast quantity of preliminary
matter, tbo work will proceed smoothly
and rapidly. '
The various Important committees held
their first meetings this afternoon at half
a dozen different churches, and made a
fair startJn the business before them.
The resignation of Senior Bishop Stephen
M. Merrill of Chicago, was presented to
the conference, and referred to the Com
mittee on Kplscopacy, with Instructions
to report to the General Conference with
appropriate resolutions commendatory of
the treat service Bishop Merrill has
rendered to the church In his fifty-nine
years as minister and Bishop.
The only other Important subject con
sidered by the General Conference to-day
was the revolution offered yesterday by
.Doctor J. F. Goucnes as follows:
"Resolved. That a committee of fifteen
be appointed, to consist of one minister
and one layman from each General Con
ference district, and one at large, whose
duties shall be to report back to this Gen
eral Conference not later than May IS a
regrouping of the annual conferences In
the conference districts: so as -to secure
as nearly as may be equal representation;
having due regard, however, to proximity
of territory and similarity of Interest."
After debate as to what should be done
with this resolution had dragged along for
more than an hour, someone suddenly
discovered that there was a specific rule
of the General Conference which provided
for Its reference to the Committee on
Boundaries, and It was so ordered.
REVIVAL. SERVICES DAILT.
Pentecostal meetings are being held
dally at the TempIe.BaptIst Church. These
meetings are of the revival kind, addressed
ty well-known revivalists, including sev
eral Bishops, and attended by treat
crowds of church people. .Bishop C. C.
McCaba Is one of the leaders in these
meetings. -
A series ot lectures by visiting cbui
aiamuuicsj axo a teaiure.oi iav tsmdc
Enables us to offer an incom
parable value in Fancy Chev
iots, Cassimeres and Dressy
Blue Serges in Norfolks, ages
5 to 12, and Double-Breasted
Suits, ages 8 to 16; they are
lined with a good quality Ital
ian cloth, sewed with silk, well
tailored in every particular;
pants with taped seams and
patent waistband and some
full lined. These suits were
most advantageously
a v
$2.95
We are prepared to outfit the boy
properly for his first communion at a
very small cost. We Invite a visit.
Worth or Money Back."
SEVENTH AND WASHINGTON
KANSAS CITY
ST. JOSEPH, OMAHA
DENVER
For Kuui atr. St. Joavoh. Nebruka. Far
Nortbwcst. Portland. Washington.
For Denver. Cblondo. California. St- jMrph.
Nebraska. St. PsuL Minneapolis.
For Burlington. Odsr Rapids. St. Psul. Minn,
agolls. jowl Minnesota.
For Kansas Cltr. Dehrrr. St. Jotvpa. Omaha,
Council BluCs. Nebraska. Pacific Coast.
FIRST ANNlVERSAgy SALE
new
valu
$1.00
"Syeslasses; 13.00
ETES EXAMINED FREE br Dr. CAia. Stilly,
for many years In chars ot the Optical D-parl.
ment or tie E. JACCABD JEWEUIT CO.
entertainments at the- pavilion and a
Slmnson Auditorium. The speakers In
elude half a dozen of the Bishops. Doctor , I
J. M. Buckley. Doctor T. B. Iveeley and 'J
others. i
The Committee on Episco-Saey will rceeti
Monday afternoon, wncn. it is expecieu. ;
the question of new and additional Bish
ops will be taken up.
TELLS OF GLOBE-TROTTING.
Reception Is Given for Doctor W.
B. Palmore.
The Reverend Doctor W. B. Palmors
last night at the reception given him at
the Centenary Methodist Church. Six
teenth and Pine streets, talked of Ida
travels and experiences in ths Holy Land
and out-of-the-way corners of the globe,
which be has visited since leaving St.
Louis a few months ago.
Several speeches of welcome were mails.
Doctor T. a. Sharp spoke in behalf of ths
Methodist rclnisters. Samuel Cupples In
behalf of the laity. Miss Maude Best la
behalf of the Epworth League, Mrs. .
P. Bassett In behalf of the St. Louis
WomaaTs Mission, W. B. Harrison In be
half or tho Methodist Sunday schools la
St. Louis, Miss Johnnie Beardsley rend
ered a solo.
The Commandery of ths New Century
Knights made up of the little boys ot ths
Methodist Orphans' Home, and found
by Doctor Palmore, attended In a bocty.
tHty strong. They gave three rouslris;
cheers for Doctor Palmore and sang tneur
battle song. ....
The reception was largely attended.
Ashler Street Is Closed.
Public hearings on the closing of Ashley
and Carroll streets, from Main street to
the Levee, were held in the assembly
rooms of the City Council yesterday after
noon. There being no objection to tte
i .. . .- .mu. i.a m.ttor W&S
reported favorably In the Council last
night. Several lumbermen objected to
the closing or Carroll street, however, aid
the matter was taken under consideration
by the Council committee.
TTie Model's Ad To-Day.
Oltpage J. tells of an exceptional valus to
Bos' Knee Pants Suits. Don't fall tt
read It.
Fnneral of Mrs. A. C. 0pello'
T... fnnarnl nf Mr AllCA C OOPeil-
in- whs. .f4 nf hAftrt riltAosa Thursday
night. 'will takeS'ac at ths home of hei
cousin, i-ocior x a. tnniaum
Finney avenue, to-day at 2 o'clock. Bu
will be in .ueiieionuune .cu.ou:rjr.
Oppenlanaer was tno wiaow 01 j
penianaer. ana was a cuusin u. -nj
Thomas, tne noted piaywngni-
llved witn nis ramiiy at isew tvt
v.. until tnree years ago. wnea
to at. Louis, sne was w yea
One can work
Brain fctfil ani
Ytcf strong if
fed .
Gr&pe-Nuts
Fne Brain food.
s-s.a. tk iifi -hnnlr "Tha ItoftiS tO
Wellvllle- In each pkg.
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