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MISSOURI MUST UAKE GOOD.
-In more than one sense boodle will continue to
be the issue in Missouri, notwithstanding the fight
which is sure td be -won next Tuesday by the elec
tion of Folk and dean tickets, State and municipal.
In a practical sense boodle will be the issue with
fy honest man-put Into office, whether legislative,
administrative or judicial. "Aggressive honesty" re
quired, of every man under the new regime in this
State means official, vigilance. To strike promptly
at, corruption wherever It should raise its head in
the ma tiny, In the construction or in the enforce
ment, of, law win be demanded of every public
errant To this extent it will be the Issue In
the Governor's chair and In the several administra
tive' offices; in the Legislature, in the courts, high
and low; in the Circuit Attorney's and the Prosecut
ing Attorneys' office the Influence of aggressive
honesty must be potently present In every branch
of th governmental agency; to be exercised If need
be. The high standard of official demeanor will be
Mt.tr. the people and must be rigidly followed by
the people's servants. Every .man who goes Into
the people's service must, have that standard before
hita as a fixed guide of action. Public opinion will
exact of Urn the fullest compliance.
Boodle will be the issue, in this sense, because
the public at large wU carefully watch the prac
tical application of the principle in Missouri's affairs.
Will the elected men carry out in service what the
people have so stridently declared in politics? How
win. this, new reform work out In Missouri? These
question wUl have unceasing Interest and Immense
Importance for. the whole nation. Missouri wil have
to answer for the world whether it Is worth while
to engage in the strenuous business of reforms. In
brief, Missouri must demonstrate its proposition to
the greater public.
Much depends upon the kind of government we
re to have In this State we cannot afford to have
any bt the, best The penalty for failure will be
mlversal , reproach.. We must ."make good" and
through our public servants; which is an extra argu
aient Infavor of minute care In the selection of
then. The public should attend with greater care
thsia ever In the history of the State to the small
etaik of voting. A single mistake, through public
Sadlfirerence or "neglect, may bring sufficiently grave
consequences to destroy the whole of the distinction
jichleved for the State through its brave course In
the past two years.
- DOBS REFORM SUCCEED ITSELF?
Residents of large cities recall the assertion of
lUchard Oroker that "reform never succeeds Itself."
By this he Implied that professional politicians al
ways us confident of fooling the voters and getting
anew lease on the public treasury in the lethargy
Whlchfollows a. reform victory. And this assertion,
Which- undoubtedly Is based upon experience. Im
presses on dticena the force' of that other assertion,
ttade -by sincere officials, that the hardest fight for
good government has to be made in the principal
elections which come immediately after the change,
j, ..The two assertions are applicable to existing cuv
eumstances in St Louis. There are two forces In
- the field. One force is calculating on the Oroker
assertion. 'The either force is led by nominees who
ire credited with realizing betterment One' force
H under the influence, of the old gang. The other
- force is inspired by a respect for principle 'and by
t4" tan rearnest desire for the extension and preserva-
K&Vtlon of reform. .One force is the disreputable old
iSl'jBang, .even to the nominees; while the other force
.'-sjg the rood-government organization, also even to
L'.'5:Thi this is exactly the situation In St Louis is
K-liltaJiown'bT, a, mere dance at the tickets and at the
LMj'ssaoBort of the tickets. One ticket has eangste'rs
;"S1VnTiIngfor office and is openly espoused by the
gang.. -The other ticket has tried and trusted" men
as nominees and receives the vigorous assistance of
other tried and trusted nominees.
Just to see how distinct civic duty Is, let citizens
compare the tickets and the records, personal and
ofllclal, of the nominees. Who Is the Democratic
nominee for the governorship? Who the Repub
lican? What has the Democratic nominee done?
What has the Republican nominee done? Who is
supporting the Democratic nominee? Who is sup
porting the Republican nominee? Isn't the gang
back of the Republican nominee? How about the
other nominees? Isn't the gang personally repre
sented on the Republican ticketsl
The illustration shows what Croker meant in say
ing that "reform never succeeds Itself" and what
sincere officials meant by asserting that a cam
paign like this one Is hotly contested. Oroker meant
that the professional politicians are safe If they
can Induce the public to overlook duty and restore
public funds and great influence to the gang.. The
officials meant that retrogression stops reform and
progress unless the citizens ratify good government
at succeeding elections.
MAKE IT 300,000.
One hundred thousand majority for Folk would fit
ly express Missouri's approval of the proposition that
public affairs must be wholly freed from the taint
of boodle, and would give an impetus to the Idea
which will carry It far and forcibly into other Com
monwealths. Two hundred thousand would be bet
terthree hundred thousand better still; but one
hundred thousand would tell the story convincingly
to the country.
There are about 700,000 voters in Missouri. At
the last presidential election 351,922 ballots were
cast by Democrats and 314,092 by Republicans.
Four hundred thousand should be cast for Folk next
Tuesday and that may be the figure. Fifty thousand
Republican votes for Folk is, not an unreasonable
The orators of the unholy alliance, denouncing
theprosecutor and political antagonist of the boodle
system before Republican audiences, have had no
effect beyond turning many men's minds toward
Folk and determining many others in the resolve
not to vote against him: whereas these same orators
have proved the very best campaigners for Folk in
their Influence on Democrats, rousing them to come
to the polls in full force. To these blatant ex
ponents of a flagrant opposition to the right must be
partly attributed the fact that Democracy will vote
in great force and numbers. As the campaign
nears its close their efforts have redoubled and the
boodle newspapers, with the exception of a few
of the shrewder ones which have ceased altogether,
have increased their odious antagonism. Not a few
Republicans will tell you they have been driven to
support Folk by the very demeanor of the Re
The Republican rank and file, holding the highest
respect for such men as former Campaign Manager
Clinton Welch, J. H. Wood, Tom Mayo and other
eminently respectable citizens prominently identi
fied with the party in the past, have heard these
men-denounced and reviled by the pie grabbers and
political shysters now In control of the organization.
The rank and file have heard the "leaders" boast
of boodle contributions to the campaign fund and
advertise with pride the support of Ed Butler.
They have heard of how the "Colonel" would knife
the St Louis Democracy. They have known with-
.out looking at the newspapers that something was
wrong with the Republican party this year. The
Republican organization bears the marks and the
manner of a boodle alliance. The better informed
of the rank and file, familiar with the series of de
velopments beginning with, the securing of Wal
bridge's nomination at the hands Kf.the old City
Committee in St Louis, having heard the statements
of Welch, Russell, Nortonl and others at St Joseph,
and perceiving how the fight went In St Louis In the
boodle trenches, know full well the condition and
character of their Bo-called, party. All things con
sidered, 50,000 Republican votes are by no means
too many to expect for Folk.
A majority of 100,000 for Folk wonld be signifi
cant to the country. It would convey the important
announcement that bipartisan support may be ex
pected everywhere for the principle of aggressive
purification of public affairs. It would carry a vast
encouragement to universal citizenship and n pro
found .warning to corrupt politicians. One hundred
thousand should bo given, and the responsibility to
give it rests upon Republican citizens. Democracy's
votes are already as good as counted.
If the Republican citizen would stand up for
Missouri at this critical time he must stand by the
principle with which the State's character and honor
are bound up inseverably. The Republican citizen
must not permit small considerations, raised for his
confusion, to obscure his view of the main issue, but
must look clearly, think clearly and vote as con
science leads, him. His. vote is vital; of the greatest
moment to the community arid, consequently, of the
highest Importance to himself.
CLIQUES' IN PUBLIC AFFAIRS.
By comparing the State or city government with
their own business, or benefit-society matters, citi
zens wlll.-find It much easier to understand the is
sue in this campaign. Principles are identical in
both directions, and they-submit to a common-sense
As an -illustration, let it be 'assumed that an elec
tion is to take place in a society. The members ore
deeply interested In the result Until, recently the
society had been managed by a clique, composed of,
officers and directors. This clique had been de
feated at the last preceding election, owing to the
fear of the, members that it would wreck the so
ciety. Careful, honest management- had been made,
a direct Issue, and the members, in order to protect
themselves, had elected officers and directors in
whose Integrity and ability they had complete con
fidence. These, new officers and directors -had ex
posed the discrepancies and trickery of their prede
cessors and also bad put the society's affairs in
the best condition. Now there is another election.
The former clique Is trying to get control again,
but the trustworthy officers and directors are calling-
upon the members to avoid any such risk.
Or, let it be assumed that the managers of a cor
poration had run the concern for their own benefit
and had manifested a disregard for the interests of
the stockholders.- The stockholders had elected
other managers from their own membership, and
the new managers had restored the concern's af
fairs to a safe basis. Meanwhile, however the for
mer managers had laid plans to be re-elected, be
lieving that some of ,the stockholders ihight beln
dlfferent The. two. parties the old managers and
the new managers present the question to the
stockholders at a pending election, and the stock
holders have to decide, by the election, upon the con
The public corporation Is both a business con
cern and a-society. Its officials are the managers,
its- legislators are' the directors. The citizens' are
the stockholders in the corporation; the members of
this society. The officials: and legislators are elected
by the citizens, and, therefore, '.whether the affairs
are to be well 'managed or mismanaged depends
upon the citizens. The 'managers and the directors
merely act for the -stockholders or the members, as
they do in a private business institution or In a so
ciety. The issue in Ihte election is exactly like those as
sumed In the cases of a business institution and a
society. The citizens had been disgraced by the
former officers and legislators; their Interests had
been neglected, to the advantage of the sworn rep
resentativea; mismanagement had jeopardized the
public corporation. In order to save the public" cor
poration; new managers and directors had been
elected. The new management has reformed the
system. And now the citizens see the previous fight
renewed, the repudiated management being, desirous
to be re-elected.
Apply the illustration to St Louis. The Repub
lican tickets represent the former management
which was ousted. The Democratic tickets repre
sent Integrity, efficiency and loyalty. The citizens,
as stockholders In the, public corporation and as
members of the society, are asked to choose be
tween what evil there was and what good thero
is; they are asked by the gang for a new lease on
power and spoils; they are asked by the faithful
managers and directors to approve of good govern
ment and to preserve reform by wiping out the
gang. There is no other way of looking at tills sit
uation. Citizens who are sincere about their duty
as stockholders In the public corporation, as mem
bers of the public society, cannot remain In doubt
as to how they should vote.
Sager, as reported In the Republican papers, says
In his speeches that he does not want "to follow in
Folk's foofsteps." He also says that the election
law and not boodle Is the issue. Having been a
faithful Democrat until lately It was supposed that
Sager was a fair sort of youth. But his own words
seem to make him about the worst spot on tho spot
There are several versions of the shooting of the
Hull fishing fleet and each is authenticated. If a
board of arbitration can form a trnthfni digest from
the varying testimony, it should be possible to make
peace universal and perpetual.
The little collision which Senator Fairbanks met
In his private car will be nothing to the smash when
Tom Taggart's Special hits him on November 8.
The cone of Vesuvius has fallen Info the crater.
If the crater falls In and pulls tho hole in after it
there will be trouble.
Mr. Roosevelt issues a proclamation appointing
November 24 as Thanksgiving Day. Ho seems to
overlook the 8th.
Apparently the only smoke consumers In St Louis
at present are the people.
DANIEL GATLIN, JR.WEDS
GERTRUDE HAMLEN AT BOSTON
"Ssh! quiet, 'ere 'e comes. I towd yer 'e come by this
ere lonly spot late of a afternoon prettly reg'lar know'd
It from the gard'ner's boy. GIt closo up under tho bit o'
wall by rae. Is sho loaded orl right?"
"Tus! Don't 'o walk slow though?"
"Orl tho better fer ua, "Mate. Steady now; aim care
fulwait till 'e gets In range, and mind and cover 'lm
"Don't 'arf like the Job, BUI "
"Ssh! No names "
" and that's the truth; s'posln' someone s awatch-
In' of ub maybe there's a keeper about."
"No there ain't, keep cool now or were done "
"Look 'ere, Mate! I can't doilt, that's truth. I'm not
used enough to the Job I'm a-sliakln' like a leaf."
" 'Ere, gl' It me, yeill miss 'im sure as fata then we're
"Take It then an' do It I can't; that's straight,"
"'And it 'ere quick then. 'I've got yer, me beuty Jest
a Httlo nearer. 'Ullo! wot's 'e stoppln' for?"
"Think 'e's seen us?"
"Not 'Im Jes look at 'Is "chain; I 'card It and 'is
watch alone's worth a mint o' splosh "
"Ssh! 'E's a comln on now."
" 'Ere goes then! Now or never " Click!
"Phew! That's settled 'lm anyway. Now all we'vs
got ter do Is to lie close fer a arf hour, till It's a bit dusk;
then we can 'ook out o' hldln' safe, and see wot we've
got. Wouldn't do to move yet, might be someone lurkln'
about tho preserves, an' If we was spotted now It ud
more than like mean troublefor. us."
"Got 'Is chain V
"Tus, got that orl right, on 'is stick, too, with the
gold top on 't."
"Steady with 'Is 'ead now largo size, ain't it? It was
a good shot, though I didn't arf llko the Job, but you'd
never a done it."
"No, I couldn't a done It, and .that's truth."
"Anyway it's over nowand it's the best bit o' work
we done for many a day."
"Or the worst. Sp'osin someone 'as seen us 'uddled up
be'lnd tho wall on privit ground?"
"Well, no one didn't, ril take me Alfred, David on
that. It was a good shot though, and it took "im Just
right. Any'ow it's done now, and 'e's come out a treat."
"And now we've developed 'Im we've on'y got to print
'lm orf, and take "Im to the Club. And If we don't knife
the prize for beln' the flrst to snap the American mil
lionaire wot objects to 'avin' 'is phiz took well!''
The Tramp at Jilght.
Jack Haile in the Pilgrim.
As the midnight hour approaches, our hobo com
mences to bethink himself of sleeping quarters, if he
contemplates a longer stay. If it be summer, a "knowledge-box"
(schoolhouse), church porch, outhouses, box
cars, or even a sheltering tree by the roadside In the
suTJorbs suffices., But when winter clutches the land In
Its Icy embrace, these resorts are not quito comfortable
enough. Our friend isn't fastidious, however, so he takes
a moiety of his beer money, and secures quarters, for
the night In a ten-cent lodging-house. Imagine the
Bppne: A low-roofed, whitewashed room about 16 hv 12
.feet in dimensions, containing eight cots with occupants!.
The doors and windows closed tightly to keep out tho
cold, and, incidentally,- totally obstructing ventilation.
All the-llght-to undress by Is what comeB-from a glitter
ing candle about an Inch long,, which must be blown out
Immediately upon undressing, by order of the proprietor.
The beds (?) have for accessories rough canvas over an
armful of straw for mattresses, and sacking for covers.
But even the discomfort of these rough surfaces might
be endured were it not that these downy luxuries are
Infested with myriads of vermin. For that reason a hobo
not yet on friendly terms with these obnoxious animals
seldom dots more than loosen his clothing, and take oft
his shoes. Imagine the healthful, delightful conditions
which the purchaser of a ten-cent bed' gets for his
money. On one side a husky fat grafter with heavy la
bored snore. On the other a ferret-nosed thief , clutching
nervously at the bedclothes as the vermin pay him extra
attention. Five other beds with scratching occupants.
The air is rank, polluted, stifling, poisonous. But what
would you have? The hobo can't sleep outdoors in win
ter. The vermin, he and his kind, almost the sob pa
trons of these places, breed and bring themselves. The
lodging-house keeper cannot give you an iron bedstead
with brass mountings, a felt mattress, and springs' and
clean linen for ten cents per night.
On the Surface.
Molly: "I wonder why the leaves turn crimson In the
Cholly: "Oh, because there are so many bare limbs
around." ' ,
r She: "The plot Is rather unique. Isn't it?"
He: "I should say so!. Why, it's "tho only thing In the
show that hasn't been interpolated!"
A poor excuse, if. new, is better .than a good one that
has been overworked.-
The clergyman who rehearses
preaches what he practices
his sermons at least
The lesser lights of, society have limited opportunities
for going out. .
. Poverty is a. man's safest amulet against a woman's
' ' n ' ' -y- , i, I. ii-a
MRS. AUGUST GWICHMANN,
Who received yesterday at her home. In Henrietta, utrcet, for Miss Sawyer and
Daniel Catlln. Jr. of St Loul3 and Miss
Gertrude Hamlen of Boston were married
yesterday at noon at the home of the
bride's parents in Boston.
Few were In attendance but those that
were constituted the very 'best of Boston
society. The bride had no bridesmaid.
Hheron Catlln, brother of the groom,
acted as best man.
Tho Hamlens are one of Boston's oldest
and most aristocratic families and reside
on Beacon street
All of the Catlln family have been in
Boston for some time in preparation for
MItS. WICHMANN RECEIVES.
Mrs. A. G. Wichmann of Henrietta
street entertained with a reception yester
day afternoon from 4 to 6, her honored
guests being Miss Mayme Knowlton Saw
yer, who Is to be a bride of the week, as
she marries Mr. Charles NIehaus on &at
urday, and also Miss Krochelle of Chicago,
who is now visiting at the Wichmann
residence. These ladles received with the
hostess, who wore a... pale-gray crepe do;
Chine gown decorated with chiffon roses
nnd white lace. Miss Sawyer wore pale
grcen chiffon cloth and Miss Krochelle a
blue crepe gown. The pink parlor was
trimmed in La France roses, and here the
ladles received. In the red dining-room
American beauties were used, tho round
serving table having a hljh centerpiece
of the roses, with candelabra and bon
bons in tho same tints. Mrs. Warren Hil
ton, Mrs. C. W. Brenlzer, Miss Abbie
Campbell of Webster, Miss Flossie Rlchey
and Miss Lily Mitchell served.
Thero were two hundred guests, mainly
young married women and unmarried
friends of the bride elect.
IN HONOR OF VISITORS.
Miss Emma Flshcher of the South Side
entertained last evening In honor of some
Worlds Fair visitors, among them being
Mr. Chauncey Smith of New York and
Miss Marie Dunkle of Prescott Ariz. The
house was elaborately decorated. Among
the Invited guests were:
menu, and at its close the party drove
to the Imperial, there they occupied sev
eral boxes to seo "The Darling of the
Mr. and Mrs. Garrison's guest were:
Miss Robertson, Mrs. Fred Bronaugh. Mr.
and Mrs. Horace Rumsey, M1S3 Bejsle
Maxwell. Miss Stella Robertson, Irwin
Hilts. Doctor Elbrecht, Gus Halsey and
Miss Robertson, the bride-elect, will be
much entertained durlnt; the week. She
will go up to her home in Mexico next
Monday, taking with her nearly all the
bridal party, and a round of country
gayetlcs will then begin. Just prior to the
Miss Cathrine Montague Stone and Mr.
Eugene B. Stinde were married last even
ing at G o'clock, ct Christ Church Cathe
dral. The bride'9 homo was formerly
Bristol. Tenn. She Is connected with somo
of the oldest families In the South. Mr.
Stinde resides in St Louis. They left Im
mediately on a trip East and will return
to St. Louis about November IS.
MISSES ELLIOTT ENTERTAIN.
The Misses Elliott of Evans avenue en
tertained a few of their friends on Tues
day evening-. Among those present' were:
Lulu Grirwold of
Butle Gribbcn. Emroa Prelirp,
FhtPlla Preiss. Helen Herinc
Etiuna nerlnp, Clara PrelM.
John Facb. J. Nest.
E. Meyer. Ed Brlsrht.
a Rutllff. O. Oecbale.
Mrs. Julia Fischer.
Mr. and Mrs. Oechsle.
One of the social affairs of the week was
a farewell party on Tuesday, given" by
Miss Elsie Metzger, in honor of Miss
Marie Murphy of Springfield, Mo. The
evening was spent In dancing and games.
Those present were:
A. T. Kaltwasser,
ENTERTAINED AT DINNER.
Mr. and Mrs. Oliver, Garrison gave a din
ner at the St Louis Woman's Club last
evening, entertaining Miss Elizabeth Rob
ertson, who Is to marry their son, Oliver
Garrison Jr., on November 16. All the
Garrison-Robertson bridal rjarty members
were guests, and the dinner proved very
Jolly and successful.
The small red dining-room of the club
was utilized, and vases of tall Amerirtin
teautles made it attractive and fragrant.
A centerpiece of these roses arranged as
If growing, trimmed the table, while cor
sage -bouquets of violets for the girls and
buttonhole clusters of the same flower
for the men added further color.
The clubhouse chef served a delicious
or CleTelacd, O.;
Itoy W. Trultt,
Genrjre C. Harzra-70
of Bcnne Ten-e. Mo.
Ilarry O. Heckraasn,
Miss Mozolle Price, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Sim. T. Price. Is serinuslv HI with
appendicitis, and was yesterday conveyed
to one of the hospitals, pending an opera
tion. Mr. and Mrs. H. Schuchat of No. 905
La Salle street announce the engagement
of their daughter, Pauline, to Mr. Ben
M. Jacks of Texarkana, Ark., formerly
of St Louis.
After an "absence of three months at
Eastern resorts; Miss Victoria Meyer, ac
companied by her brothers, returned to
the city. and. as in the past will reside
at the West End Hotel.
Mr. and Mrs. M. N. Fischer have Issued
cards for Saturday evening, November S,
at 8 o'clock, to celebrate their fifth wed
ding anniversary. No. 4I27A Kennerly ave
nue. Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Falkenham of
Brooklyn, N T., are here on a visit to
.Mr. Falkenham's parents. Mr. Falken
ham was married recently to Miss Annie
Frances Dolan of Brooklyn. N. T.. which
city will be their home, though at present
Mr. Falkenham will return to Philadel
phia, where he Is in charge of the con
struction of the new Grand Avenue The
ater. Miss Maggie Coons and Master William
C. Spencer of Danville. Va., are visiting
their cousin. Mrs. Fannie 'M. Fields of No.
3sw wasningion Douievara.
WEDDING AT KIRKWOOD.
Miss Jessie Young, eldest daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Fletcher W. Toung, was
married to Joseph Norman Wilson last
night at 8 o'clock. The ceremony was per
formed at the home of the bride's family
by the Reverend R.. L. Russell, pastor of
the Kirkwood Methodist Episcopal Church.
The bride, who bad no attendants, entered
the parlor, escorted by her father, who
gave her away. She was gowned In a
very dainty French lawn, elaborately
trimmed with lace.
As the bridal party entered the wedding
march was played by Miss Lela Thaxton.
After congratulations, the guests ad
journed to the dining-room, where supper
was served, which was enjoyed all the
more because the delicious cakes were
made by the fair bride herself.
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson departed for Chi
cago, where they U1 "P1 "gti
and on their return will ba a borne to
their friends In thetr- own new honur e
Harrison avenue, north of War .vsrras. j
Aming the out-of-town fraesta wer.
Mrsvd X. Dawson. .Woodbine, Ja-rrv
JermieT B. Mason. "tUo' BodtvArtt: Mrs.
John T. Cunningham, Ommhfj Ne: Hr.
ind Mrs. John -P... Morris, Mexico, Mar
Joslah T. Young, grandfather of tho btidt.
and hla wife, of Albla, la.
Meets at Dallas.
Dallas, Tex., Nov. 2. The Baptist Ml,
slonary Association to-dajf. considered th'
report of the Executive Board, relative,
principally to home missions.
A shortage cf mission funds of C.309
was raised. The Board of Foreign Mis
sionsi also reported. It was recommended
that Said Juredlno, a Syrian, be supported
by the association as a missionary to his
country, and Yohanon. a Persian, as t
missionary to his country; and that 10 per
cent of foreign mission money raised b.'
set aside for their support. Strong opposi
tion was urged to this, however.
The Reverend J. N. Hall of FultorvKy.,.
preached the principal sermon. The Rev
erend Juredino, the Syrian, read the twenty-sixth
nsalm and sanir a hymn in th.
Syrian tongue for the edification of th a-,
soclatlon. He made a most dramatic and
thrilling appeal on bended knees for aid
in carrying the gospel of Christ to hla
people, maklnfr old and yrrong; men and
women weep Ilk children , and when
he ros from his knees there waa a rush
to the platform, the dollars fairly raining;
There was realised for him J2S0.
YATES APPOINTS DELEGATES.
Selects Twelve for National Irr.
Springfield. I1L. Nov. Z-doraoot
Yates to-day announced the appointment
of the following- delegates from Illinois to'
the National Irrigation Congress, which
will meet at El Paso. Tex., November IS
to 18: A. L. Klank and Gus N. GrMae
baum. Danville: C. A. Buxley and E. A.
Lord. Monmouth: J. H. Pierce, Kewsaeej.
W. H. Binnlan and Warren Kmxle. Pe
oria; L. C. Burroughs; Savannah; A. H.
Watson. Mount Vernon; G. L. HM. Cham,
paign; William Conover. Vlrjrlnla; James
K. Hopkins and S. P. Clark. Princeton.
VISITORS AT ST. LOUIS HOTELS
R. B. Be-npla of Bonham. Tex. la TtfittenA
at th Uodelf.
S. It. Gloyd of Oklahoma. City rtclsUrcd
at the Laclede.
Mr. and Mrs. John Combe of St Jonpb ara
gueau at the Linden.
-II. D. Plerson of The Hacua. Holland, la
laying- at the Jefferson.
Mr. and Mm. Donald Vincent of Tort TMdca,
la., are at the Planter..
General J. S. BUlucs of Colmaboa, Mia.
Is staying- at the LlndelL
Mr. and Mrs. D. H. Moss of Paris. Ua,
registered at tha Llcdelt
Mr. and Mrs. R. D. Row! of Kaaaaa City
are staying- at the Planters.
Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Rountrt of Bprlngfltld,
Mo., are at the St Nicholas.
Mr. and Mrs. J. T. H. Lipscomb of Texas
are staying at tha Laclede.
E. M. Mereraer and C. EL Tost of Omaha
registered at the St Nicholas.
Mr. aad Mrs, Y. E. BTOwsaetl of Hot
Sprues. Ark., an at tha Laclede.
Colonel J. A. Eachanan. United SUtsa
Army, la registered at th. Jefferson.
Mr. and Mrs. James A. Hayirorth at CUr
caco are registered at th McnticeUo.
Mrs. J. B. Aahton and Mrs. W. Bcndrieka
of Springfield. Ma. sn at th. Laclede.
Mr. and Mrs. c. R, Sclerals of San raj
ciaco registered at the Mootlcello yesterday.
Mr. and Mrs. Nathan Straosa of New Tor
were among tho arrival at th J.lferaon.
Mr. and Mrs. David C. Whitney and Mlaa
Porte- of Qrosie Pomte are at th. Jeffersoo.
-Jchn R. Green and Henry Andrews of Je
feraoi City are registered at the St Jamca.
Mr. and Mrs. O. W. Hamilton and Mlaa
Hamilton of Cincinnati are cueau at the Moa
itcello. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Goidgraoer of Fort
Worth, Tex., were among th arrirala at th
J, T. Parcell of Carthage la at th Piantars.
-Mrs. M- Gilbert and Mlaa Gilbert of Kaaaaa
City are registered at tha Planter.
Thomas L Ruber of Laplau. aad W. V.
Drxltea of Boonvill. were among tha MJ
aonrlans who registered at th Laclede.
R. Applewhite of Grady. D. D. Cams' of
Grubbs. and Henry- uaigardner of 'Wlimpt
were among the Ariunrani registered ai tha
At CkJeago HoUla.
Chicago, IIL, Nov. X Thea St Loulsana
registered at hotels here to-day:
Auditorium E- V. Belt, Doctor O. E. Lyon,
G. T. Lindsay. G. B. Sorer, F. E. Drake, L
Sherman House H. S. Ford. 3. C Morris; H.
S. Qolnn. W. H. Tuttl.
BrlggsC S. Harden, A. T. Bice.
Palmer Honsa P. R. Benjamin. H. P. Stm
baa, B- H. Lewi. J. S. Salkay.
Victoria T. W. McDonald, Y, H. Stoaa.
Brevoort O. B. Flogg, W. H. Hendricks; T.
J.vMooney. F. 8. Taley.
Grand Pacific W. W. Baldwin. A. a. Morris.
Great Northern M. H. Adama aad wife, E.
S. Borer, J. C CarroU and wife, W. H. Erer
ett, C- O. McNeJlTo. J. Morgenhelmer, J. H.
Kalserbof T. E. Can. O. H. Tarter.
Mlsaoarlana la Hanr York.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL. ,
New York. Nov. 2. Among tha arrivals
at the hotels here to-day were tha fol
lowing from Missouri:
St, Lou!a-J. 7. Bald and Mr. Reld. W. E.
Graves, B. Watson. Fifth Avenue; 81 Leb
mann, A. C Clouer, Irapertal; Mm BL Boms.
Manhattan; P. Bakewell. Holland: J. G. Can
trell, Hoffman; J. Dlcluon and Mrs. Dickson.
Hotel Astor; W. Horton and Mrs. Hortoo, Vic
toria: A. J. Lev. Herald Struare: J. H. Mar
shall. Bartholdl: W. Tobis, Union Bqaan: S.
M. Merer, Earlinston: H. S. Perrel aad Mr.
Ferr!. Netherland: T. Lawsoa. Continental:
if. Wolf, Cumberland: J. 0. M. Walker. Grand.
Kan i uir j. a, Eugmt ua aem oair
rent. Imperial: w. Meuieuarjo,
T. Folcdexter. St. uema;
Mrs. Sharer. Rcearaore.
L. Sharer and
Pablie Speakers ua Piso's Cure to
strengthen the .voice and prevent hoarseness.
POEMS WORTH KNOWING.
WHEN YOU AEE OLD.
BY WILLIAM BUTLER YEATS.
IbVXbV I't'S' nleun
WHEN you are old-and gray and full of
And nodding by tho fire, take down this .
And slowly read, and dream of the soft
Your eyes .had once, and of their shadows
How many loved your moments of glad
And loved your beauty with love false or
But one man loved the pilgrim soul In'
And loved the sorrows of your changing
And, bending down beside the glowing bars, .
Murmur, a little sadly, how. love fled
And paced upon the mountains overhead,
And hldr"rds"facoamid a crowd of stars.
TWENTY-FIVE YEARS AGO
TO-DAY IN ST. LOUIS.
From' The Republic, Nov. (, 117.
City collections amounted to mors
The annual meeting of tha Girls'
Industrial Home took place. -
Comptroller Adreon leased the
vegetable, coffee and fish stand In
Lucas Market for six months. The
amount realized was JS20.
Mayor Overatols notified Const'
ble Alex. McKee that hla bond waa
considered Insufficient and a new
one would be required within twen
Active preparations were going
forward for the festival at Glllick'a
Hall, In South St. Louis. The en
tertainment was to be for the bene
fit of the parochial school.
Those who engaged In the chari
ty pedestrian contest In South St.
Louis met at the Carondelet druy
store, where a statement of the re
ceipts and expenses was given out.
"Spud" Murphy and Pat Wall,
who assaulted and cut Fred
Schmidt, the barber, of No. .U13
O'Fallon street, were arrested, but
released afterwards, as Mr. Schmidt
refused to prosecute them.
Young men who were hunting dis
charged a gun Into the dry grass
near Shaw and Tower Grove ave--.
nues, causing; It to take fire. The
flames communicated with two
stacks of dry corn and destroyed
about UOO feet of fence belonging
to Henry Shaw. ,
The roof of Alex. Hequembourg's'
dwelling. No. 1014 Dolman 'street,
caught fire from the sparks from a
chimney. A still alarm was given
to Engine Company No. 7, three
blocks distant. The fire was 'extin
guished quickly and not-more than
HO damage waa done.
Tor Store at Aaotlom.
Auctioneer Selkirk will sell to-day. be
ginning at half past .10 o'clock, the stock;
of toys, china and glassware, notion,,
etc- contained in store No. 2701 Chouteau
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