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We're overstocked, and to
convert suits into cash we
offer to-day 25 styles of
nobby cassimere, cheviot
and homespun suits which
-i t-irlaiw
we guarantee
10.00, 12.50 and
15.00 stocks at.
Look at them!
a st.
Lonta Grrmtext Clothing Store.
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THE amateur cocktail mixer is a greater
bore than the amateur cook. If you like
to serve a cocktail that makes a man smack
his lips in delight don't mix it yourself.
f GOLD LION Cocktails (ready to ice)
never vary.
GOLD LION CocxuaTjSevm Kndt Manhattan. Vermouth.
Whnxey. Martini. Tom Gil. Dry Gin and the American
Of good wine merchants
The Cook & Berahetmer Co, Makers, New York
Jlemora the strain, stop the
FtrfTerlB? and prevent Ecrious
Onr expect opticians. Dr.
Bond and Dr. Montgomery,,
vrill teat .your eyes free, and
frankly advise yon -whether "
you need glasses or not
Our Celebrated CryitaNlat Lenses
In solid gold frame. .55.00 aad up
In steel frames, $1.00 and op
Broadway and Locust.
aires sway nxt weak. Watch tot the
1 pffldnl Forecast Announced for
T To-Day and To-Momnv.
a?Wnirton. Mar -Foroiiti
flllli olsShcmvri. and cooler Fctnrflaj-.
Jxnr tbowon; trttk wroth rlrWIa.
vuruuihur uiunua "" ij. OUluatr Tf T.
mat n
own UJ
MlMOUfi Showers Bii
ui stern
Txa Fair Satcrdir; vtnntr In
ivt purtldl Scnday Xalr; Tunable wlnfls, M-
lii ,. t comtnR Xretl soutfeeast.
v TYeptcra Texas. Oklahoma, aad Indian Terrl-
itjry-f-iir cwirurnar ana fxrnQiy.
Ivehrrnka nnd Kantas Shcnrera Saturday, fol
Jored by fair luxi cooler, Sinday fair; warmer.
HflGfr'Ttat Every Woman
Desires to Know
About Sanative Antisep
tic Cleansing -
And about the Care of the Skin,
Scalp, Hair and Hands
Too mnch stress cannot be placed on
the great value or Cntleura Soap, Oint
ment and Kesolrent in the antiseptic
cleansing of tho mucous surfaces, and
of tbo blood and circulating Holds, thus
affording pare, sweet and economical
local and constitutional treatment for
weakening ulcerations, Inflammations,
Itchings, irritations, relaxations, dis
placements, pains and irregulerittea pe
culiar to females. Hence the CaUcura,
remedies havo a wonderful influence in
restoring health, strength end beauty
to weary women, who have been pre
maturely aged and lnrallded by these
distressing ailments, as well as such
sympathetic afflictions as anamla, chlo
rosis, hysteria and nervousness.
Women from the Tery first hate fully
appreciated the purity and sweetness,
the power to afford immediate relief,
the certainty of speedy and permanent
care, the absolute safety and great
economy which have made the Cutlcnra
remedies tha standard humour remedies
of the civilised world.
millions of women nse Cutlcara Soap,
assisted by Cutlcnra Ointment, for pre
serving, purifying and beautifying the
skin, for cleansing the scalp of crusts,
scales and dandruff, and the stopping of
falling hair, for softening, whitening
and soothing red, rough and sore hands,
for annoying irritations and ulcerative
weaknesses, and for many sanative, an
tiseptic purposes which readily suggest
themselves, as well as for all the pur
poses of the toilet, hath and nursery.
Sea U3wsliott..TorU. Catgut Bawl-mate, fla
ImarfCteo.1!. Co.tr TOU.X.YWl rtrCVOiaW
raft. Ml., de :. Pill BctXBu. W CI Mil ,
Anft-ita Onrs ChuD. CnV. Sal
to be from our
Money back' if
not satisfied.
Attorney General Declares That
He Has Not Become a Candi
date to Succeed Himself.
Jefferson City, Mo., Mar t It Is ewer
ally understood hero that Attorney Gen
eral Crow will not make any active cam
paign tor the nomination to succeed him
self. Bs haa mads no effort to get hla name
on tha ticket! to be voted In those coun
tlea holding primaries to-raorrow. TT
friends hare gone so far with their In
sistence upon him to become a candidate
as to secure icrtractfoca for him tn sev
eral counties.
When seen to-night. Mr. Crow admitted
that he had been urged by Democrats
front all parts of tha State to accept a
renominatlon, bnt that he had sot become
a candidate, and -while sereral counties
bed mstrccted their delegates for htm. It
was dons -without his request.
T appreciate the Interest manifested by
my friends," said General Crow, "and am
truly grateful to them."
Hembera at Board of laadr Mussarez
lesent av Sonveju to
Tfteiv Pxo-Meat,
Mrs. Daniel Manning; President ef the
Board of Lady Managers, received a silver-mounted
ffavel yesterday from the
members of the board.
The gavel was made from the first tree
cut at Forest Park In the preparations for
the building of the World's Fair, and is
similar In design to the one used by Presi
dent Francis at the cpenlxaj ceremonies
last Saturday.
Mrs. Manning's name Is Inscribed on the
gavel, as are the names of the ladies who
presented it to her. The presentation
speech was made by Mlas Anna U Dawes
of Massachusetts. Mrs. Manning was
greatly surprised when the members of
ber board assembled about her and pre
sented the cave!.
The Board of lAdv Managers yesterday
set May 18 as the date -for the reception
to the officers of the army M navy. The
reception will take place In the Woman's
building between the hours cf t and 6 in
the afternoon.
The special committee appointed to sub
mit the name of a candidate to be ap
pointed upon the superior Jury of the
World s Fair was Instructed to makt It-,
report next Monday.
board will meet to-da.v and ,n!n
ui.i hhm, it is nopeo mat tne Business
of tho auxiliary managers will have been
concluded by next Tuesday.
Department of Education Win i'ep
move to Kew Quarters To-Dajr.
The Department of Education, the Jast
of the departments to move out of the Ad
ministration buUdtng and take up perma
nent quarters In Its own palace, will oc
cupy its now quarters Monday. The ac
tual moving will take place to-morrow,
and the department will be ready for busi
ness Monday morning In tho Palaco of
The Department of Art removed from
the Hall of Congresses into the Palace of
Art yesterday, and -will add the finishing
touches to this exhibit. The departments
and offices now left In the Administration
building are tbe offices of the President.
Secretary and General Counsel, the De
partment of Exploitation, tha Director of
Works and his chiefs, the Department of
Concessions and Admissions, the offices of
the Intramural Railway and the Traffic
Declare They -Will Carry Springfield
and tbe County.
Springfield, Mo.. May . The general
opinion In Springfield to-night seems to
be that Folk will carry Greene County
In the primaries to-morrow. Robert H.
Kern of St. Louis is putting the finishing
touches to tbe Circuit Attorneys cam
paign here, and the local leaders are con
fident of victor. They claim about all of
the county precincts, and most of the
wards In the city. Even if seven of the
eight wards in the city should go for
Reed, the Folk men pay ho will not get
enough delegates In the country to save
Mr. Kern addressed tbe Frisco shop
men at noon to-day. To-morrow be will
speak at Walnut Grove.
Mayor Reed has been In the county for
several days, and has spoken at Strafford,
Fair Grove and Slwood, which are con
sidered the strongest Reed preolacta In
the county. To-night he addressed a
large audience In the Courthouse.
Fifty Pupils to Graduate.
litohfleld, H!.,May 6.-County Superin
tendent of Schools McDavld has an
nounced that out of eIghtj-two pupils
who took the final examination for ad
mission Into high schools, fifty have
passed, and will graduate at the com
mencement exercise tor be held at Hills
boro, August 3L
Jones-Smltn Weddloa-.
Hugh Jones of Alton and Miss Nettle
Smith, of Milwaukee. Wia, were married
last, evening at the home of Louis Wood
In Main street. The ceremony was per
formed by Justice Francis Brandeweide.
Mr, and. Mrs, Jones- wBl take up their,
residence la Alton. r
William Moskop Becomes Head
of the Missouri Division of
Travelers' Society Dele
gates Selected.
In their fifth annual convention, held
yesterday In tho association hall In the
Odd Fellows' building, the Traclcrs Pro
tective Association elected tbe following
State oOlcers: William Moskop of the
Scudder-Qale Grocer Company, president;
C S. Lewis of the Hargadlne-McKlttrlck
Dry Goods Company, J. D. Sclbcl of Han
nibal, "Mo.. Charles Alt-Khul. Springfield.
Mo.. Horace I. Roy. Kansas City, A. C.
Dingle, loberly. Mo.. Charles T. Kclk.
Sedalla. Mo.; B. O. McBride, sd Joseph,
Mo.; Frank H. Parker, Meslco. Mo.; H.
A. Ayers. Joplln, Mo.; E. J. Miller. Chil
licotne. Mo.; T. C. Chcplln. Poplar Bluff,
Mo.; Edward MassmcUl. Cape Girardeau,
Mo.; vice presidents; and-J. Herbert Staf
ford of St. Louis, secretary and trea-urer.
The following directors were continued
In office: George W. Smith. Charles II.
Wlckard. A. J. Michel cf St. Louis, and
Charles V. Purcell and Charles H. Hughes
or .Kansas city.
The new directors elected are: William
Fisher. A. H. Buach. J. A. Flfher. T. E.
Conrad. Fred Snarlach and E. J. Shackel
ford for the two years term, and J. H.
Barsachs for the one-year term.
The following chairmen were elected to
J;,"- BrltUnsham, Jr.. chairman of the
Ballroad Committee: Colonel J. G. Stowe.
St. Ixrala chairman of the Ler-ilatlve Com
mittee: c. s. Blood. St. Louis, chairman
of tho Employment Committee; H. H.
Hawkins. Sedalla. Mo., chiirman of the
Hotel Committee, W. P. Mofs, St. Louis,
chairman of the Press Committee. '
Resolutions expressing wjrrow were
passed on the death of Frank D. Rob
erts, lato Internal Revenue Collector of
Kansas City, ox-PrcjIdent of the Missouri
The following delegates were elct-d to
attend tho National Convention at Sprlnjr
fleld. 111., Juno : Louis Rosen. J. 1L SUf
J?.. W V plrchhcff. F. W. Crandall,
JJillIam Moatop. G. W. Smith. C. 1L
Wlckard. W. T. Jnckson. A. H. Bush, A.
3,- iUcJ".?i' ? A- lusher. William Fisher.
J. N. Brittingham, F. B. Conrad. F. R,
Sharlatch. E. P. Lampkln. J. W. Alcorn.
C. J. Mansfield. E. V. Hummert. G. w.
Schollmeycr. E. S. Lewis. Frank Haag.
U- JVV?cl'i5i V- "arand. F. Hcrkert,
H. J. Shackelford, IL Starr, C. O'Brien.
A. H. Wider. A. W. Eaton of 8t. Louis
and R. L. Hall. Springfield. Mo.; J. C.
Combes of Sprtngfielfl. Mo.; J. H. Miles.
"Hearst Men Make Determined
Fight in Connecticut Conven
tion, but Are Beaten.
Former Governor Waller nnd
Doctor Brothers:Almost- Come
to Blows, but Other Dele
gates Get Between Them.
Hartford. Conn., May t Tn one of tha
stormiest gatherings the party ever held
in Connecticnt. the Democratic State Con
vention to-day chose fourteen delegates to
the St. Louis Natlona: Convention and In
structed them to .rote as a unit for Alton
B. Parker of New York as presidential
The climax came at the end of two hours
of angry debate between Hearst and
Parksr delegates In what escaped by a
hair's breadth cf being a personal encoun
ter in full view of the convention, be
tween former "Governor Thomas M. Wal
ler of Now London, and Doctor F. J.
Brothers of New Haven.
The question being debated was the sub
stitution of the minority report of the
Committee on Resolutions for the majority
report. The former report favored an
unpledged delegation, tho latter) a pledge
for Parker and tha unit rule.
Personalities were bandied back and
forth, the attack on Governor Waller ac
companying charges that ha had deserted
the party in 1SX- Mneh nr th nntil n.
uiiB iMitrctn uie enier. participants in tne
Incident was unheard in tbe uproar, but
tholr actions could be seen. They wre
forced almost Into personal contact by
tbe delegates crowding about,
irln the course of tho colloquy, tho ex
Governor pushed Doctor Brothers away.
3 first voted for you. Waller." said the
you began right," said the other.
Mr. Brothers retortca: "I have beoa
sorry ever slnco and want to wash the sin
"Go and commit suicide, then," said Mr.
Pollcair.cn pushed their way to tho
scene, while more delegates joined In the
rush. Spectators expected to see blows
struck, but other delegates got between
the belligerents. The situation was eo
strained that suddenly tho convention
came to a bush and scats were resumed
by most of the delegates.
This was the climax of two hours of
excited, debate. Then Mr. Troup went
over and sat beside Governor Waller.
whUe Doctor Brothers returned toKis
delegation. The lncldest.was quickly smoothed over
The minority report was defeated 305 to
For first delegate at large. Homer S.
Cummins defeated Alexander Troup by a
vote of Ml to 127. Bryan F. Mahan was
chosen as the ether delegate at large bv
Fifty-Three Axe Still to Act and
Eight Have Xot Vet Set Dates for
Gubernatorial Contests.
According to figures prepared by Hal
Woodslde. assistant secretary of the Folk
headquarters, fifty-three counties remain
to hold contests for delegates to the State
Convention. Of these, dates have been
set for forty-five, while eight of the coun
ty committees have riot yet taken any
Of the sixty-one which have held con
tests, Folk has carried fifty. Reed Are,
contested four and uninstructed two. The
counties where dates have not yet beai
set are Barton, Washington, Osage, P6Ik.
Harrison, Sullivan, Jackron and Hickory.
Friends of Folk claim that ho will-carry
til of the, counties wMch hold contests.
Ha now haa 230 unconstestcd delegates. If
he carries the remainder be will have Ml
delegates In the State Convention. 11 the
Credentials Committee seats the contest
ed delegations in the counties, be will
have M0 delegates.
Jadire HollKay- DUcaam Democrat
r to Sentiment la MlasosrL,
"Southwestern Missouri will vote la the.
State Convention for Instructions for Sea- I
atorCockren for President, and hopes jto. I
see him secure the Missouri delegation; -i
-j.tu was tne statement oz J note ynce.
Who was yesterday re-elected Secretary
of the T. P. A.
E. H. Wright, a H. Hughes. F. E. Essex.
H. -8. Lynn of Kansas City and E. .L.
Ilogan. Moberly, Mo.: H. H. Hawkins.
PodalLi. Mo.: P. H. Oatmcn, St. Jocph.
-.I"., u. ..i. I1UU5UI1. .X1CX1CO. ilO.; 11. A.
Ayers. Joplln. Mo.; W. E. Leach. Poplar
Bluff, Mo.: E. M- Thllenlui. CaDO Girar
deau. Mo.; with tho following alterriitf:
D. Krebb-. J. M. Jones. G. W. ls. E. W.
Shloeman. L. Gale. W. A. Moclman. E.
M. Hcnlot. S. L. Gclrfnircr, II. Meyor. C
Derrickon. w. HlcUey. O. W. Eti. J. M.
Hull and J. A. McCormlck of EL Louis,
nnd J. B. MHum nnd Harry Casel of
Springfield. Mo.: H. I Roy. C. V. Purcell.
C ". Miller. M. Ixiwen nnd W. F. Stcb
hnrjf of Kansas City; U M MrCnbr of
Moberlv, Vo.: F E. llofrman. Ssdalli.
Mo.: F. W. Caughlln, St- Joseph. Mo.: F.
rarKfr, .Mexico, aio.; k. e. SUIs.
Joplln. Mo.: P. A. Price. Poplnr Blun.
Mo.: G. W. Patlon. Cape Girardeau. Mo.
Louis RoFen. the retiring president, re
calved a set of silver knives and fork, tho
pre-pntntlon poch being made by G. W.
Smllb of Pt. Louis.
YonenJav afternoon the vlltlng dl"
r7tcH with their wives enloyed an automo
bile rMe o the Fair grounds, and last
night went to the Olympic Theater.
Holliday of Fredericktown. who was Au
ditor of the State fcr two terms during
the administrations of Governor Hardin
and Gotcrnor phclpa.
Judge Holliday further raid: "As things
now stand and under present conditions
Folk -will get Southeastern Missouri. In,
tar section of tbe Stato wo are greatly in
terested in the pucceas of Albert O. Allen,
candidate for State Auditor. We will also
support Orchard for Stiie Treasurer.
' Jn making up a Stato ticket all of tho
conflicting interests must be conciliated
and harmonicwl so that the tlckt will bo
Invincible. The Democrats, and Repub
licans, too. of Southeastern Missouri are
for Senator Cockrell for President ox to
succeed Himself in the United States Sen
ate. My -people will try to Instruct for
him in the Stato Convention
"Heretofore Bryan naa been rrr stronir
In my section of tbe Stat, but ho Is los
ing ground. Hearst nnd Parker have their
friends, but outside of the Cockrell boom
the sentiment ror a presidential candidate
has not crj otalllxod.'" .uw
Clly Counselor Decides Asnlnst Folic
The City Counselor handed a. decision
to the Board of dectlcnnCommisiloners
yesterday sustaining thrttbedy m their
action of refusing to allow "Folk repre-'
sentatives to examine the registration
books after April U last.
In the decision the recent election laws
were quoted, section 17 being singled out
to apply to the caso. This section states'
that ballot boxes, tho kevs thereof, reg
istration books and aU affllavlts and pa
pers pertaining to primary .elections shall
be open for tha Inspection of any citizen
for a period of thirty days after the
Folk followers were going over tha
books to -get material to lay before the
Commltteo on Credentials at tho conven
tion, with the Intention of declaring that
violence had been used at the polls.
When the Election Commissioners with
drew the books Mr. Folk's Eupporters de
clared that the thirty days had not ex
pired, alleging that the books had not
been In tho office steadily for thirty days
thereby preventing them from completing
their work. The primary took place on
March 12.
Taiie Exception to Manner ! Which
Ballots Were Printed.
Contralla. I1L. May . It Is probable
that the Prohibitionists will contest tho
recent jrfty election at Central City be
cause of the fact that the candidates on
the CHlxens' Ticket failed to fflo a list
of nominees with the vlllago Clerk In time
to have same printed on the official bal
lots, and as a result wero obliged to ere
pasters with the names of their candi
dates printed thereon.
Although the Prohibitionists polled a
largo vote, they wore defeated and have
comrnlted legal talent, who, advise them
the cso of the pasters was Illegal and a
contest probably will be be&un soon.
Addresses Crowd at Glascroir IIott
nrd County Meetings To-Day.
Glasgow. Ma May 8. W. D. Vandlver.
campaign manager for Joseph W. Folk,
addressed the voters here at the City Hall
this afternoon.
Though a heavy rain prevailed, the houso
was wall filled and deep Interest was man
ifested. Both the Reed and Folk forces aro
claiming the county, and tho fight In the
loxnsiiip meetings to-morrow will
hot one.
bs a
Blp Crowd Tarns Ont to Hen Illm
Ilegardleis of Rain.
nnrtmuc special.
Odessa, Mo., May . Joseph W. Folk
addressed a large audience In Odessa this
afternoon. There was a large crowd la
attendance, regardless of tha fact that It
was raining hard.
. He was repeatedly cheered while rcorlng
tha bocdlers. It la expected tho race will
bo close at the townsh'p meetings to-morrow.
Democrat Will Select Tfatlonal Del
csntesnt Louisville.
Lexington, Ky., May 6. The Democrat
lo State Central Commltteo to-day decided
to hold the State Convention to nenflnate
delegates to St. Louis In Louisville on
June 8.
Reybtlrn Annocnces Delegates.
Judge Valle Reybum of the Court of
Appeals announced yesterday that he had
appointed the following delegates from
Cape Girardeau County for the conven
tion to be held In St. "Louis Jnne 11: John
;a. Hope and T. D. Hlnes or Jackson. R.
L. Wilson. R. G. Ranncy and R. B. Odver
of Cape Girardeau.
Malcr Harrey W. Salmon of Clinton la in
tha city for a lew daya aad registered at tn
Va'or T. O. Towlaa cf JeOrson Cltr rerls
tered at tha Southern Terterday. II. u one of
tbn Corkrell committee and representa the
MKA4U. .Ul.,.,11...
State Chairman T. J. Aklna li expected
to return to-dar.rrem the funeral nt Intcro-it
Revenue Collector Frank D.. Roberta.
Thomajt n. Mayo of Clifton Hilt U In tho
rltr with 31m. llayo. who ia at tha Sllascun
Baptist Sanitarium. Mrs. Uayo is aenoualr
side .
Tbe Model's Affj To-Day,
On page :; tells af an exceptional value In.
.Boys' Knee Pants Baits. Don't" fan to
read It. v
President Hornsby of City Coun
cil Explains Why He Favors
Police Appropriation Bill.
Free Ice Water in Parks Resolu
tion Referred to Public Im
provements Committee
Many Bills Passed.
President Hornsby of the City Council
voted aye on tho police appropriation bill,
which was passed at last night's Council
meeting, explaining that ho voted that
way because he had to do eo, rather than
became he favored the passage of tha
The police bill was Introduced into the
Council, apart from the general appro
priation bllL It called for tl.WS.tM for
pouco needs during the World's Fair, an
lncressi of ((00,000 over last year's appro
priation. President Hornsby called Councilman
Gibson to the chair when the Nil came
up for passage. When his turn to vote
came, ho said:
"I understand the Increase of 1400,000
for the police Is for the purpose of de
fraying tha expense of salaries. I under
stand. ol3o, that there is an Increase of
S00 patrolmen. According to these fig
ures, I can see where C75.000 Is to be ex
pended, but I can't account for the other
T1H.0CO. I vote aye on thli measure sim
ply becauso I have to."
Mr. Hornsby referred to tha laws whleh
make it compulsory to vcte in favor of
police maintenance.
One reason for the Increase la the ap
propriation for pollco maintenance this
year la tho salaries paid by the Board of
Police Commissioners to tho dstectlves
from other cities, who are here to assist
the local department.
At present fifteen visiting detectives are
in tho city, and tech is being paid CO a
'day. The Pollco Board, when the matter
was brought up., passed a resolution pro
viding for eighteen men from other cities.
Tho resolution did not pass without op
position. President Francis of tho
World's Fair attended the meeting at
which tho matter was discussed.
Chief of Police Klely was called into
the room, and when he stated that 110 a
day was the price regularly paid by tha
cities which called for help from other
departments, the amount was considered
too large. At first It was thourht that
fifty outside men would bo necessary, but
mo uwu ueciueu mai eignieea would be
As the World's Fair la to run 2U days.
Including Sundays, the fifteen men now
in the city, or others who may be snt
to take their planes, will cost J31.S0O.
To this amount may bo added J30 a day
for men who may come from New York,
which as yet has not seat any of its
detectives.,,,. , w
When requested to detail men for tho
Fair. CbleftMcCluskcy of the-New York
Detectlvo Bureau, replied that his men
have only twenty days rurlough each
year and there was no rule In New York
under which be could 'Oetnil htiv or them
Sor work outslda the cltj such as desired
llo stated further that V.0 a day would
not bo sufficient for a Neft, York detec
tive, as bis expenses would iual J5 a day
and the remaining H would not be as
much as he receives regularly whlla at
uuiuu. An anunieoigni may do maae,
however, to have men come from New
Jork to rpend their twenty-day furloughs
hero at J10 a day. Negotiations to this
end are pending.
A report waa read from the Board of
Lafayctto Park, showing that W.O.S7 had
been expended for maintenance last year,
pfthts money JS.OM was appropriated,
JWilS was received through boat hire and
JIM interest was realised from money in
tho bank. A check was Inclosed with the
report for the balance of (50.3, whloh was
ordered turnod over to the City Treasurer.
Councilman Lawler. by request, intro
duced a bin to condemn property between
Chouteau and Vista avenues and Tiffany
avenue and the Fri-ro railroad tracks for
rallrcd purposes. Building Commissioner
HelnvSurger introduced a measure to pro
vide rlx night building Inspectors to en
force building laws in hotels and boarding-houses
during the World Fair period.
Tho following Council bills passed and
wero sent to the House of Delegates!: For
tho improvement of Pennsylvania avenue
Between 1'otomao ana Cherokee streets.
Twenty-third street between Madison and
Nortll Market streets. Fourteenth street
between Penrose and Blssell street. Vlr-'
alula avenue between Parle and Chouteau
avenues. Haven street from Virginia ave
nue to I'jpm street, i-apin street between
Broadway to Seventh street, and St.
Ferdinand avenue between Prairie avenue
and Sarah street.
A concurrent rerolutlon which was in
troduced In the House of Delegates last
Tuesday evening, asking the Mayor to in
struct the Park Commissioner to provide
Ico water In the vnrlous parks durlrg the
months of July and August, was presented
to tho Council and referred to the Com
mltteo on Pnbllo Improvements. The
commltteo will confer with the Park Com
missioner on the feasibility of the plan.
Tha appolrtment of Peter A. Btel to
tho position of mark'tmaster of Soulard
market waa confirmed.
Delegates ITold Short Session.
Tho House of Delegates held a seven
mlnuto session last night. Nothing of
greit moment was before the body, and
after a measure to Drovlde for sewer In
lets upon whloh JJ.WO is to be expended
waa Introduced, the House adjourned to
the regular meeting night.
cnmcisES supreme court.
Xegro Bishop Saya Tribunal la Jlot
Conservator ot Race.
That "tho Supreme Court of the United
States, has never been tho conservator, of
the negro raco In this country" was the
unanimous opinion of tha Ml delegates at
tho third day's session of the African M.
B. Zloa Church General Conference yes
terday. These remarks wero contained In the
address by Bishop Alexander Walters of
of Jersey City. N. J., and the spirit In
which they wero received waa considered
an Indication that all present concurred
In them.
Continuing, tbe Bishop said that the
rresent occupant of the White House is
a fearless and able patriot, who believes
tn giving equal opportunity to all-citizens
of tbe united States without regard to
color or creed.
"Our general Government." he said, "is
In able and safe hands. The negro race
has suffered considerably through ad
Tereo decisions handed down hv the Sn.
i-premo Court. With it alL tho negro is
materia, educational and moral lines."
The Bishop also expressed sympathy for
tne japaneso ana ciusea witn tne recom-
menaation tor me election or one uisnop,
the creation of General Missionary Secre
tary, and an endowment ot Livingstone
Collego at Sallfbury. N. C
AU of the recommendations were adopt
ed. At to-day's session tbe Bishops wilt
mako their individual reports of the
church during tha last four years.
Reception of Educators.
A reception to the Educational Com
missioners of the various Governments
accredited to the Exposition will be given
by tho Washington Unlvorslty Associa
tion, at Memorial HalL Locust and Nine
teenth streets, next Tuesday evening at
8 o'clock.
Rla Birth Rote of KlaU at Fair.
Thirty-five Uvea every second Is the
birth record on the World's Fair grounds
since the opening of tbe Exposition. Thlj
remarkable showing Is made in tbe Gov
ernment Fisheries Pavilion, where trout
eggs to tho number of 40.000 and shad
mv nmntintlnn' -k QfY iWl nratsran. ettnA..! Ira
batching tanks a 'week ago. Within
another week these eggr will have
evolved little fish, and they will be re-
placed "by others. f
An illustration of one of the Fashionable
Hat styles all the other good ones, clev
erly suited for men of different tastes and
requirements, are here.
The best of the Hat world we nnderprice,
because under less expense to sell them.
Three-Dollar qualities here for fl.90.
You'll find a proportionate saving on all
the better qualities up to $3.50.
Agents for Henry Heath, London Hats $5.
St. Louis Defferential Reduced
From Five to Three CentB
Change Goes Into Effect
in June.
Chicago. May . After many futile at
tempts the Western railroads have suc
ceeded In completing a final settlement of
the grain-rate war between Missouri
River pelnts and Chicago. All have agreed
to mako proportional rates from all Mis
souri River points and have decided that
the through rates from Nebraska points
to Chicago shall not be lower than tha
combined locals, excepting certain Nebras
ka points tributary to the Sioux City
gateway, the latter being a oenceeaton to
tha Chicago and Northwestern.
The rates on grain from Omaha and
Council Bluffs will be tha same aa thoee
from Kansas City. Heretofore the rats
from the' former points waa 3 cents a 100
pounds higher.
Tha St. Louis differential Is reduced
from S cents to 3 cents a hundred pounds,
which affords the Eastbound reads a bet
ter chance to compete with tbe Gulf
Present rates 5 cents on wheat and 4
cents on other grain will remain la ef
fect until tho new rates are, checked off.
and the latter probably win not go la
effect until June L
Stanley -Watson Says Polaoa Will
Net Eliminate Boll WeerIL
In regard to tha poison process of fight
ing the boll weevil Stanley H. Watson.
Industrial agent of the -Houston and
Texas Central Railroad Company, Issues
the following circular:
is publicity gtven the work of Qisttta Ital
ia polaoamg t!: boll wmtU tsamsAlna
attention, and numerous farmers' meet-
inn are being arrangta tor the punota of
inducing the central im. et pans gma ana
Ureat Intarmt Is being taken la tbtee ex
periments, and we hare ufnclent evldase to
conTiDc us that poUon properly need will
la rapport ot the recommendations of Can
tata Manten we have the, bulletin" luiud St
h.JJ?,t,a..!fu,,l BZl"mmt AartcaltBii
in 1S37. sotting form taa wm rteulu. In
tomolorlat. attained tho eaine raulta, and turt
a rew wetka bofor Captain atarsten; exsH
ments, w hare the demonttratloa of ProtMor
Oeorgo . Curat, assistant to Doctor XnaDB.
tlch alao goa to ihow that Ckptaln Maratta
la rlirht. Si far a It t-oe. thla plan of poison
ing the cotton la good, but it doas not so far
ths crop. Tbe danger or tho poisoning proDC
eltlon lies In lt- tendency to maka tK people,
"wik entirely to poleon to aavo the crop, while,
,"i.Vn?t M.T.? y crop, and that good cultural
method will do eo. Tor axampla. UkJth
fire-acre cut. poUon aa tuga-erted and calnrate
-. ,H...tj Muwa us uiai poiaon ajona
tha eld way. Tako on nre-aeni cot. cultivate
aa tcjiMted and ue no poiaon. Take oa
Trill mako very UUto cotton: oa tha eeconcl
you will maka a rair crop, asden the third
jrw iiu w... ueurr crop. Tnie nas been
not lii one Initanoe. but la manr.
I-oieon win help the csltural method, and. aa
aa adjunct to that method, ta wall worth tha
cent rnA Uhor.
Po-eon without th cultural method la lira.
f'.SLi""1 ubor T?t- than that, it
la throwing away the only chance ot a crop.
Let u ue pclran; It la a rood thing: but
let ui not get excited aa we did ones before and
dtpend on pofnon alon-.
..The pun nf eultur recotntaendM by Doctor
Knapp and Profrswjr Curtis In th eo-operatlre
w crk : la rtsht: It wlU win. It haa been tried
by thousands of Texaa farmara, and wo know
it Is. rood. Poison applied at the right time
B1?r SIp "" but let us not forget that tha
jalratlGn o the coming crop lies ta tho cul
tural method.
R. II. Roblnaon of St. Lonla
Build SIO Mllea or Railroad.
Information was received yesterday
from S. R. H. Robinson, the well-known
railroad contractor, that the contract for
the construction of 19 miles of new line
ot the Canadian Northern bad been
awarded to blm.
This is the largest Canadian railway
contract let for many years. The line
will extend from Edmonton.
Refaxea to Modify Inyanetloa.
Albuquerque, N. M., May . In the
District Court Judge Baker has refused to
modify tha Injunction against the striking
Santa Fe machinists. Attorneys for tha
strikers sought to have the clause forbid
ding the strikers talking to nonunion
men stricken out. The court held that
the granting of this request might lead
to the Intimidation of new men and also
to their being driven from the service of
the road against their will. The court
neio mat tne injunction injured no law-,
abiding- citizen, and therefore continued
it in force until June 1.
A rereree was appointed to take testi
mony on tbe merits of the case, to be used
at the final bearing.
Rebate Investigation.
Chicago, May t Testimony tending to
sbow.that railroad companies .centering
in Chicago are paying rebates to shippers
was taken before the Interstate Com
merce Commission In session In this city
to-day. Thr- orm taken br tha rebates
Is alleged oe excessive allowance for
switching; jges, which. In many la-'
stances,' nt to a per cent of the
through yplng rate. These allowances
are mr to what are known as "indus
trial railroads." These roads are owned
by the big shippers, and. It Is claimed,
are paid for performing services In aid of
their own business.
Mexlean Central Elet-tloa.
Boston. May 6 The recently elected
Board of Directors of the Mexican Cen
tral RaUway "Company, Limited, have or
ganized by electing the following officers:
n. iay fierce,- cnairman oz Uie
Robinson, oresldent:
aanaet .Morton, a. K.
Nlcksraoa en F.
Tha Eepubllo Building,
On OUr St. at Beventh.
H. Prince, vice presidents; B. E. Strnsr.
general manager; 'a A. Browne, treatl
urer and transfer agent, and W. A. Froat.
general auditor. .n-j-root.
TrauBo Manager S-peaoer.
B. L. Spencer, who has been with the
freight traffic department of the Missouri
Paciflo for the last twelve years, haa been
appointed trafflq manager of the Texar
kana Freight Bureau. Mr. Spencer ex
pects to assume the duties of his new of-
SfS.,ft0,,tIa3: JB- He u reeoSliSdaaa
capable official and takes with hla The
ben wishes of many friends In St. Lomla.
Fast Freight Seaeamla.
'J6 njjnols Central announces that ef
fective May 15. It has established i hlr-teen-hour
schedule on fruits, vegetables.
Jtc. rrom East St- Louis to Chicago, the
train leaviagEaet St. Louis at "S m-!
arriving atChlcago at 5 a. m. """
Railway J-Totas and Change.
K2Tei '.1 8-L?oU ZMtrlr and apiattS
cayat tha World's yiir. Mr. Spcacar waa
accompanied by II L. RuaaalU gesvmlScBUal
cf the'M. a. and H. a Spencer. 0"
fc Pglk. Tlca nraatdant af tha Oulf, Col
orado aad 6nta r. waa in tha dtyyigtar-
Wallow Pi. niat X.-U.r hearSKmSa
".". !S" ht 7 Herriman an? !rci
spinet the. announced mataoafor dieQtbotmar
Flllpta Soldiers Hay lot Laa.ro C.
artel or Grenada Wttkont Pass)
From Coaamaadlas; Ofaeer.
A plethora of lionising by his fallow
Americans of St. Louis has caused the
native TOlpIno soldier at the World's
Fair to fan Into hard lines. Within the
M40 acres he is a prisoner, shut ont from
the lights, gay sights and distractions ef a
great dry. with only the Ivory palaces and
the woody solitude of the highlands of
-roresi .rant to commune with for i
tion and entertainment.
in leave the reservation anfl
through the turnstiles that stand between
mm ana rroeaom tne Filipino scout, or
constable, must have with him a pass
ilgned by his commanding officer. Major
Johnson. Without that he will be' flatly
but politely told by the gatetnan that he
cannot go outside.
This unique situation waa brought about
by the desire of the average convivial
American citisen to fete and toast the
Filipino soldier whenever he fared forth
to explore St. Louis after dark. The F1K
plno is a good fellow, and ha did cot
prove adamantine to the alluring Invita
tions of admiring citizens to "have one
with me and to "have another on me."
ConsequenUy. ha fell egregloualy from
grace, and It was no infrequent sight to
see numbers of him trudging up the hill
iu we camp or uuartei in tne wee sraa.
npurs of tho morning, breaking tho mld-
uiui suunrss witn naecnanana
Ilan songs
ana ditties.
Now his notation mtiat (mi nrnftnmA tn
the wide area of the World's fair
gruunus, as ne must not only cave a pass
to get Into the grounds, but yet another
to get out. The soldiers rue their popu
larity, which brought upon them the hate
ful restrictions.
Missouri Commission Tells Artist to
Make Belter Likeness of Governor.
The picture of Governor Dockery, made
entirely of corn husks, which was received
yesterday to hang In the Missouri exhibit
of the Palace of Agriculture, was not sat
isfactory to the Missouri Commission, and
the artist was ordered to try again.
The pavilion In which the Jury ef
Awards will meet to decide and make
awards In tbe contests In which all the
corn States will participate is rap'dly
nearing completion In the Palace of Agri
culture. It Is octagonal. SO feet In height,
covered entirely with corn, the ornamenta
tion being In corn of different colors,
worked In various designs. The whole dis
play is cappea witn an immense ear of
white corn.
Serf Indians, Blangeat Mea la World,
to Be Exhibited at Fair.
Patagonlan giants, now glorying In their
height at the World's Fair grounds, will
have to look to their laurels, as a su
perior race, at least In point of Inches,
win probably be shown In the Anthropo
logical section of the Exposition.
The taller grants are ten Serl Indians
from the Island of Tlburon in the Golf
of California, west of Mexico. These men
are ot a race whose antiquity probably Is
as great as that cf the ancient Aztecs.
and they are said to be the tallest men in
the world.
Arrangements were concluded about a
week ago by Doctor WJ McGee. Chlaf of
the Department of Anthropology, with
Charles Meadows, who will be tha emis
sary or tne Exposition in collecting the
party and conducting them to St. Lonla.
They are expected to arrive about tha
or judc.
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