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THE ST. LOUIS -REPUBLIC: SUNDAY. NOVEMBER 20. 190..
U S ? r m. .JS- POLICE UNABLE TO LOCATE i&range Disappearance of Rich mond, Va., Youth Still Re mains a Mystery. DISTORT KIDNAPING THEORY. Sister-in-Law Declares She Can - Assign No .Reason Why He So Abruptly Left Her in Fine Arta Palace. DESCRIPTION OF BOY 4) WHO IIAS DISAl'PnHEH. 4 Height, 6 feet; weight, 1GJ pounds. Age. 16 j ears. 4 Blond hair, with reddish tinge; c parted in middle; gray eyes. 4 Wore long black overcoat, brown 4 derby, brown gloves, dark-gray sin- gle-bi easted suit. 4 Misslnt; since Wednesday after- noon, being List seen at Fine Arts 4 building at the World's Fair. Eo completely has mystery drawn about the disappearance of Stephen Putney, Jr., of Richmond. Ta.. at the Fine Arts Pal ace Wednesday, that the energies of the police, supplemented by the almost con stant search of his relatives, have failed to find the t-lightest clew as to his move ments after stepping a few feet away f mm the party Into an adjoining room. Vhen he excused himself a moment from his sifter-ln-law. Mrs. Langhorn Putney, he carried her handbag, contain ing Jewelry worth about tl,Ono and $30 in money, besides a Toll of bills of his own. The idea of kidnaping, although Stephen J'utmj's father, a wholesale shoe manu facturer. Is reputed a man of wealth. is lidiculed, for a bov 6 feet tall and of ath letic build would likely be able to defend himself. He U, but 16 years old. but Is a man In physique and quick at sports which would train him for self-defense. tome have attached "'a. beautiful wom an" to the disappearance, but this too is ridiculed by the -relatives, who say there Is no tangible foundation for such belief. Had ha been merely robbed he would have undoubtedly shown up by this time, the relatives say. but in another second "there is another theory-advanced, only to be disproved tn the almost hopeless task they feel they have before them, and the anxiety that wears on them night and day. ADVANCE NO THEORY. "I can advance no theory," said Mrs Putney last night, after a day of worry at the telephone, communicating with Ills parents In Richmond and talking to the police, "it Is simply beyond me. and I reel that I can -stand this strain no lon ger. His brother will bo hers In the morning, for I must have some one here to share port of the responsibility. "His athletic build would argue against kidnaping most emphoaticaliy, and I do not ee where there arose on opportunity for anyone to lure him away. Hs was careful about his acquaintances, and 1 do not think that he would accept a stranger's Invitation, especially when ho knew that, he was with our party. "We place positively no credence In any story'Wnatever about there being 'a beau tiful woman' connected with his disap pearance. The only foundation for euch a story at all was that one evening he remarked when ha came to our rooms that he had met-a woman downtown who said she knew him. He never said anything further about the incident. "Further, to be contradictory, I do not think that he went of his own accord. But what drew him away and Is detaining him I cannot even guess. We will not stop until we have a clew and 1 feel that the St. Louis police will find him If such a thing Is possible." Mrs. Putney Is also of high eoclal con nections In Virginia. She Is the daughter of Robert ja. Withers, former United States Senator. Mrs. Putney Is president of the Daughters of the Confederacy in Richmond. ARRIVED TWO WEEKS AGO. With her came Stephen Putney two weeks ago, and rooms were engaged at No. 603 Horton Place. In the party were also three -other relatives. They made almost dally visits to the World s Fair, and the youth usually accompanied them. He had shown little or no disposition to make excursions alone to the city, and had teemed more pleased to be In the company of his relatives. Last Wednesday the Fine Arts Palace was mapped out In the day's Itinerary, and at about 4 o'clock In the afternoon Mrs. Putney, who was carrying a cata logue and. a heavy handbag, gave the latter to Stephen. She suggested to him that the bag contained her Jewelry In a chamois sack, and also some money. He seemed to grow tired looking at the paintings, and excused himself for a mo ment, stating that he was going to step into the next room. As he did not return within a reasonable length of time, Mrt Putney began to look for him, but ho was cone. Thinking that be might have missed her and. gone to the rooms. Bhe went to the apartments In Horton nlace. When he did not return Wednesday night she be came aiarmea, ana roe ponce wero noti fied. Since then no one connected with the search has seen ol heard of the missing youth. PRINCE FUSHIMI KNOW1 AS HERO OF NAN-SHAN. Prince Sadanura Fushimi Is an Impor tant figure in Japanese life and Is a Gen eral in the Japanese Imperial Cavalry. He Is known In Japan as the hero of Nan-Shan, where one of the early battles of the Russo-Japanese War was fought The Japanese were victorious in this en counter. His Hlgbne's's command bore the brunt of the fighting, which was heaviest on the Japanese center. He Is a soldier, statesman and diplomat. He commanded a regiment of cavalry In the Chinese War, and for his services In that struggle was presented with a medal by tho Emperor, which he wore yerterday afternoon. The Prince Is a typical Japan ese soldier, brave and daring, hardy and energetic He departed for Manchuria the latter lart of June, and after weathering one of the worst storms known on the China Sea, finally landed, after three days, and his troops moved Into action against the Rus sians without delay. At that time the Prince was a Brigadier General, hut hv turning the battle Into a victor for the .uiKaao s troops, ne was promoted to i'nlor General. Nan-Shan was one of the bloodiest bat tles 'In the early 'days of the mr. nfl when the Japanese took the MIL It was by a charge led by the General. His men nere mowed down by the Russian Are, but continued to rush the hill till the Rus sians were forced to retreat. COMMISSIONER TEGiMA TO , GIVE PRINCE A BANQUET. ) Commissioner General Tegima will be the host at a banquet at the Buckingham Club Wednesday evening, at which his Highness, Prince Jnshlml, wHl be the guest of honor, and the officials of the World's Fair m be invited to meet him. Invitations will be sent out to-morrow for j this function, which promises to be notable -in World's Fair entertainments. Mr. Tegima has given Manager Sage of the Buckingham carte blanche In the mat ter of arrangements, and no expense will be spared (n making this function as elaborate as possible. .. Sir. Tegima made plans some time ago for this banquet, desiring to thus express 3 hla appreciation of the many courtesies shown Blm by the officials of the World's Rilr and the citizens of St. Louis, but .did not determine opon the date until tho arrival of Prince Fushimi. i.Th banaUet-wOl bs served 'in Uik main ?5i dining-room of the Buckingham, and in i&?3; 5?W't05tlle" "oOclaU of the World's Fair the foreign Commissioners and many prominent citizens of St. Louis will be among the guests. DISPLEASED WITH AWARDS IN MISSOURI MINE EXHIBIT. Doctor I.nild Declare Stair Ii En titled In 3Iorf Awards null , Files Protest. - Clalmlng injustice in the matter of awarding prises in the mining exhibit of Missouri, the State Commission has filed a protest with the Superior World's Fair Jury. Doctor G. E. Ladd, president of the School of Mines at Holla and superintend ent of the State mining exhibit, is dis pleased at the alleged mistreatment in the matter of awards, claiming that the State exhibit should have received no less than seventy-five prizes, whereas it received only one-third that number. According to him. no leys than fifty of the best ex hibits have been ignored. He claims that the Missouri exhibit in the mines and metallurgy department was far superior to that of any other Stat, although many smaller exhibits received as many prizes. JAPANESE COLORS ADORN PRINCE FUSHIMI'S QUARTERS Prince Fuhiml expressed pleasure, upon reaching the Buckingham Club, to see the building decorated in Japanese colors red and white. From every window of the entire suite of rooms reserved for nis Highness and suite floated a Japanese flag -white background, with u red ball in the center. After the party had pone to their rooms the baggnpe vans arrived, and the work or unloading the luggage began. There were fifty trunk and sixty-three piect-.s of hand baggage, requiring two wagons to haul It to the Buckingham. The Prince's suite of rooms is on the first floor, facing King's highway and West Pine street, ami last evening he viewed the World's Fair illuminations from his Indows. He was much Interested when told of the fire at tiie World's Fair, and when he learned that the Missouri building had been destroyed, expressed regret that he would not be able to visit the building. PRINCE FUSHIM, TO SEE BLANCHE BATES. Prince Fushimi, with a party of friends, will occupy two boxp.s at the Imperial Theater to-night, where Blanche Bates Is appearing in the Japanese drama, "The Darling of the Gods." Mr. Taylor, the American secretary of the Prince, who will attend the Mikado's cousin during his American visit, came to the Imperial Theater last night and en gaged the largest boxes In the house. The Prince's box party will Include Ushltare Beppu. Japanese Commissioner to the Exposition; Commissolner General Tegima, who went to Washington last Tuesday to meet the Prince; A. Sato.act Ing grand master of the Prince's house hold; Count S. Terashima. Major S. 311 hara of the imperial Infantry. N. Wata nabe. master of ceremonies of tho Impe rial household: Doctor K. Rokkaka, the Prince's nhysiclan. and M. Hiokl. the Jap- anese Charge il' Affaires at Washington. if time permits, me tneater win De aec orated for the occasion with Japanese col ors. DAUGHTERS OF THE L P. E. NOW WEAR OFFICIAL BADGES. Probably the happiest of all of those connected In an official canacity with the Exposition yesterday were the Daughters of the .Louisiana Purchase Exposition, who received their badges and wore them for the first time. The organization Is com posed of children of officials at the Fair. The sum of 17.34. the total of the treas ury, which had been appropriated to buy badges, vi as not enouch to ourchase what the daughters wanted in the way of pen dants. They received a contribution of $3 from Louis B. Goodall. chairman of the Maine Commission, and the parents of the other children also helped. The new badses are of sterling silver and bear In blue enamel the initials of the organization and,"13W-" v MYSTERIOUS ASIA OPEN AFTER TEMPORARY STOP. Because the Exposition Company sought to place a cashier In charge of the re ceipts of Mysterious Asia yesterdayf. so that some 525,000 said to be due the com pany could be collected. It Is said, E. W. Handlan, president of the company, con trolling the concession, closed the gates and declared that they would not reopen. Later his decision was reversed and the show will continue to give exhibitions as usual. Lcxcnnox to goterxor wailteb. President of Michigan Commission Was the Host Yesterday. Frederick Bradford Smith, president of the Michigan Commission, was the host yesterday afternoon at a luncheon given at the New York State building of tho World's Fair in honor of Governor-elect Frederick M. 'Warner of 'Michigan. Toasts were responded to by President Francis, Governor-elect Warner. Secre tary Stevens, Frederick J. V. Skiff, Gener al J. Warren Kclfer and Colonel William Berri of the New York Commission. Oth ers present were: J. E. Smith. Judge Franklin Ferris, Judge W. F. Boyle Colo nel James Gay Butler. Brigadier General Edmund-R. Rice, Hal H. Smith. Stacey B. Rankin. Charles A. Ball and Joseph L. Hudson. BOER WAR EMPL0YESBURNED Three Injured by Explosion of a - . ShelL Three men vHire injured last night by the explosion of a shell which was being refilled at the Boer War camp at the World's Fair. The explosion occurred while Al DIos terweg, an employe, was resiling the shell. Albert Blakeley and! Joseph Bradel were assisting him. To fill the shell he used a heated Iron. Accidentally he placed the hot Iron on the powder, .which exploded. The three men were hurled back by the blinding flash. They were hurried to the emergency hospital, suffering from burns about the shoulders and arms. MAJORITY IS TWO VOTES. Republican Representative Wins by Aarrow Margin. BEPCBIJC SPECIAL. Lexington. Mo., Nov. 13. Glover C. Branch (Rep.).elccted Representative from Lafayette County, has only a majority of 2 votes. An error of 10 votes has been discovered In the North HlgginsviUe tally sheet. The vote Is: Branch (Rep.), 3,575; Keith (Dem.). 3.ST3. FIT HONORS GO TO ATTELL ENTRY Two Members of Family Carry Off First Money in Bouts at 'West End Club. ABE OUTPOINTS YOUNG ERNE. Frisco Boxer Easily Has Better of His Opponent Monte Wins From Dusty Mille?. Honors at the West End Club went to the Attell entry last evening, both mem bers of the family winning their bouts In easy fashion. In the main event Abe put it all over Young Erne for a period of nearly tn enty rounds, spasmodic efforts on the part of the "Philadelphia boxer to land furnishing . the sole break In the contest. In the semi-wind-up Monte fought a hurricane bout with Dusty Miller and held the Chi cago man safe throughout. Starting in unpromising fashion. Young Erne won the sympathy of a large num ber of spectators about the fourth round by unexpectedly cutting loose with a se ries of blows to Audi's face and body. He managed to stir the Frisco fighter up considerably and then relapsed into his former state of inactivity. Although easily holding his own when it came to mix-ups. Young Erne per formed disappointingly at other times. For the greater part of the fight he kept himself covered up In an effective but clumsy appearing fashion. With his hnnds before his face, and -his back hunched into what was tmmedlately dubbed the "turtle-back" crouch by the crowd. Erne looked like an awkward, clumsy boy. When he cut loose with his leads he showed up as a speedy and hard hitting boxer, who could easily hold his own with Attell. wny ne did not go in and cut out the pace after the fourteenth or fifteenth round Is a mystery which he alone can explain. He seemed content, however, to let Abe score point after point by the Jab bing route, and -there was no dissenting 5?! Jhen Rereree Dave Nelson, former Mate Senator, held up Abe's hand at the close of tho bout. HOPES TO DO BETTER, Erne asked the referee to announce that' It was his first long light, and that he hopeu to redeem himself later. Although winning the sympathy of the crowd by his work in mix-ups, his constant covering up and holding back stirred up hisses at fre quent Intervals. That Attell was his superior, as the bout was fought, there can be no doubt. Abe Jabbed him at pleasure, but was rarely able to land a blow that seemed to affect the Philadelphia boxer. Erne always was able to break Its force by moving rapidly away, and the sole punches of force which Abe landea were those he directed against the kidneys of young Erne. In the flfth round. Erne sent In a vicious swipe to the Jaw, which sent Abe stumbling backward, and 'which brought the crowd to Its feet In the hope that a stirring mix-up was to result. Erne re lapsed into a state of Inactivity, lmedl ately, however, and did not follow up his blow. From that time on Attell always had the lead. Monte Attell and Dusty Miller put up a good fight in the semi-wind-up, a. ten round affair at 115 pounds. Monte had the lead throughout, bored In constantlv, and put up a first-class battle. Miller fought back gamely, but his opponent was clear ly the better man. This go resulted In the development of an apparently good ref ereeDanny Miles, who served to the en tire satisfaction of the crowd. He handled the bout In clever style. In the opening event, Carol Cain won from Young Tipton In the second round. Referee Tom Smith stopping the go when Cain clearly had the best of It, and when his man was helpless on the floor. GOVERNOR D0CKERY ENTERTAINS FRIENDS. State Officials and Other Prominent Person Are Gneata at Dinner Giv en at the Executive Mnnsion. BEPCBLIC SPECIAL. Jefferson City, Mo.. Nov. 19. One of the most elaborate social functions occurring at the State capital during the present administration was Governor Dockery's State dinner to several of his friends at the Executive Mansion this evening. The guests were Harry B. Hawes and Mrs. Hawe3, Campbell Wells of Platte City, Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Orr of Kansas City, Mr. and Mrs. 31 G. Parkinson of St. Joseph, Senator William J. Stone and Mrs. Stone, Judge James D. Fox and Mrs. Fox. Sam B. Cook and Mrs. Cook, Albert O. Allen and Mrs. Allen. State Treasurer R. P. Williams and Mrs. Williams. Su preme Court Reporter Perry S. Rader and Mrs. Rader, Mr. and Mrs. Lawson Price, Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Stephens, Mr. and Mrs. Al MoiTOW, Assistant Attorney Gen eral Jeffries and Mrs. Jeffries. The dlnnei was served In the State dln-lng-hall. American beauty roses and other floral decorations were present In abun dance, and the dinner in all Its appoint ments was most elegant. HITCH IN PATTERSON TRIAL. Sickness in Juror's Family May Defer Hearing. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. New York, Nov. IS. A report was cur rent In the Criminal Courts building to day to the effect that when the trial of Nan Patterson was resumed on Monday there would be a change made in the Jury. The rumor was based upon the fact that the talesmen still remaining have been asked to report on Monday. It Is said that the foreman of the Jury will be ex cused on account of Illness in his family. Each side, it Is stated, has agreed to excuse two Jurors. Neither Deputy Dis trict Attorney Rand nor Garvin was at the District Attorney's office this morning, so the report could not be confirmed. The If sick blame CAROLINE STRAUSS actual trial will probably not be -begun until tho middlo of next week. Hyman Stern, the pawnbroker, who sold the revolver with which Young was shot, was HI yesterday with a severe cold. This is not expected to prevent him from testifying. NICE WEATHER TO CONTINUE. Forecaster Sees No Change in Sight for Several Days. The remarkable weather for this time of the year still continues in the St. Louis district of the Mississippi Valley, and, ex cept for some cloudiness, Forecaster Bowie says It is likely to continue a few days longer. The temperatures have been rising all over the State and the Upper Mississippi Valley. On the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains somewhat higher than the nor mal temperatures for this season of the Tear are reported. Moderate temperatures prevail In all parts of the country. The weather for to-day is partly cloudy to-night, with no decided change in the temperature. The highest temperature recorded yes terday was 72 degrees, ct 8 o'clock. PRINCES DO FAIR IN RAPID FASHION German Royalty Visit All of Buildings and Then Attend Banquet at Night. German royalty In the persons of the Princes Frledrich Carl and Johann Heln rich xu Hohenlohe-Oefringen, saw the Ex position yesterday in the same strenuous manner as ,ha become the custom with the distinguished guests of the Fair. Early in the day tho two Princes ar rived at the grounds In automobiles, as members of a party In which Adolphus Busch was the leading spirit. Not a building was missed, exhibit, Stato or foreign, and when dinner time came the representatives of the Kaiser had seenabout as much of the Exposition as has been enjoyed In one day by any one. Last night at the Tyrolean Alps, Mr. Busch was the host at dinner In honor of the distinguished foreigners. As the party entered the main dining hall of tho Alps, the Exposition Orchestra played "Die Wacht am Rheln" and the Princes made recognition of the compliment tendered by bowing to the players. Dinner was served at a handsomely dec orated table, In which the German and Aroericair colors were Intertwined with the Exposition tricolor. The guests In cluded Prince Frledrich, Prince Karl, Mr. and Mrs. Adolphus Busch, George Ehret, Miss Madeline Ehret and Mr. and Mrs. Burkhardt of New York; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Theurer of Chicago; Mrs. C. Buehl and Miss Buehl of Germany; August Busch of Mains, Germany; Doctor Ernest Hoffman of Germany; Mrs. Arthur Mag nus of Chicago; Mr. and Mrs. August A. Busch. Mrs. LiUy Busch, E. A. Faust and Otto MathI of St. Louis. After dinner with Mr. Busch at his resi dence to-day, the Princes will be taken on a drive over the city by their host. They leave to-morrow for the East ar riving In New York in time to be the guests of honor at a banquet given by Broil Sldlecke, the coffee king. JUDGE PHILIPS WILL RETIRE FROM BENCH. Federal Justice for Western DUtriat to Return to Prlrnte Life at Ace of Seventy Years. Kansas City, Mo., Nov. 19. Judge John F. Philips, United States Judge for the Western District of Missouri, announced to-day that he will retire from the bench January 1, on reaching the age of 70 years. BURNS RESULT IN DEATH. Mrs. John Grieshammer Was Daughter of Former Official. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Jefferson City. Mo, Nor. 19. While Mrs. John Grleshammer was cleaning a cot with gasoline to-day her clothes caught Ore, and she was frightfully burned, dying In a short time. Physicians failed to give her relief, and she died suffering greatly. She was a daughter of John Brederaan. formerly superintendent of the Industrial Depart ment of Lincoln Institute. Deny Connection With Ball. John J. Dunnavant, president, and Mark L. Stone, secretary of the Concession aires' Association. In a signed communica tion to The Republic, nay In regard to a ball advertised at the Coliseum, to-morrow night: "We herewith desire to Inform the puh lio that the Concessionaires' Association has absolutely no connection with this affair, and tho name Is being used without the sanction or consent of this associa tion. This Is written solely to Inform the numerous friends and members of the Concessionaires' Association, and the public at large, that we have no Interest or connection with this ball." Mlssonrlans in New York. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. New York, Nov. 19. Among the arrivals In tho hotels here to-day were the fol lowing persons from Missouri: St. Louis R. Plerson and Mrs. Plerson, ItotiiS Astor: B. J. Raymond. Herald Square: Mrs E. 1L Frost. Vendoma: D. H. Carptnttr. Na varre: BJrasey McXmU. Wellington; L Lewis, Cumberland; J. Xlckeraon and Mrs. Nlckerson, Alronanln: Mn A. Dow. Martha Washlng-im. Kamaa CUT J. F. Ramer. O. E, Mortnn, CaHlUao: O. E. Garland and Mrs. Garland, Ha ul York: J. F. Rlchanla. Imperial. Exhibits Mammoth Potatoes. Colorado potatoes, COO of which will weigh more than a ton, were put on ex hibition In the Colorado exhibit yesterday ln the Palace of Agriculture by Superin tendent Wflllts. The potatoes were grown near Carbondale, Colo., by G. W. Hoover, and the individual potatoes average four and one-half pounds each. They are a part of a consignment of mammoth pota toes Just received from Greeley. Montrose and other points. 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Defects In the shell now used In the Navy make one of the most Important problems with which the Bureau of Naval Ordnance has been called upon to deal. It has been observed In tar get practice that the shells frequently "wobble" and sometimes turn over and over in their flight. Their armor-piercing efficiency is thus materially lessened. Investigation shows that the defect in direction is caused by poor rotary bands, which ore supposed to give the shell the rotary motion necessary for accurate fire. In some instances the rotary bands have been so tight in the bore of the gun that they have been torn loose from the shell, which has Issued from the muzzle with out any rotary motion whatever. In his annual report Rear Admiral N. E. Mason, Chief of the Bureau of Ordnance, states that a special board on ordnance, consisting of Commander A. M. Knight, Professor P. R. Alger of the Naval Acad emy, and Lieutenant Commander A. C. DIeffenbach is trying to solve this problem. Closely connected with this question Is that of Improvement of rifling in large guns, to which the board has turned Its attention. SEEKS SEMIAUTOMATIC GUNS. The Navy Is anxious to get a semi automatic three-inch gun and orders for many ordinary three-inch guns were sus pended a year ago pending the develop ment of a semiautomatic type. None has been developed and the naval gun factory has been ordered to go ahead with the manufacture of one hundred more of the old type. Four hundred and eighty-eight three-Inch guns are required for ships now building, and 125 of these have been al ready manufactured. "Experiments hi the last year have been made to develop a special design of tele phone for ue In communicating through out the ship In action," says Rear Admiral Mason. "It is believed that such a tele phone can be developed, and It efficient a telephone system would replace aU voice tubes. PAINTINGS OF GOVERNORS AND JUDGES SEVEREST LOSS. M. T. Davis, President of the Missouri Commission, was In his office In the build ing when the Are started. "A few minutes before 6 o'clock I heard someone shout Are," said Mr. Davis, "and hurried into the hail to find that it was fast filling with smoke, which seemed to issue from the basement. "I followed the smoke downstairs, and saw the flames climbing up the walls of the kitchen. I rushed to the fire ex tinguishers and tried to use them to seme effect, but the hose was too short to be of advantage. "The smoke and heat became so dense I hurried above. "As the smoke rolled up the stairway, I hastened to save everything that was pos sible. What has been saved and what has not been saved is difficult to determine, but the most deplorable loss la the oil palnUngs of ell the Governors of Mis souri and the Judges of the Supreme Court of Missouri. "The palnUngs hung in the Hall of State, which is Just above the room where the fire broke out, and I am sure It was not possible to save them, as the Are at that point spread rapidly. This Is an Irrepa rable loss, and the greatest sustained by the fire." , ST. LOUIS MAN GOT LAST BOOK FROM BUILDING. General John M. Wood of No. E3S3 Clem ens avenue was the last person to get a copy of the Missouri Book. He was In the office of Walter Williams, editor of the publication, when the fire broke out, but before he left the building bad re ceived a copy of the book. The Missouri Books were taken from the building by members of the Marine Corps. Most of them were saved. Some of the books will be shipped to-day to the State Historical Society at Columbia, Mo., while others will go to the Missouri Historical Society and the Public Library of St. Louis. More than 1.500 books were distributed yesterday, being one of the largest days since the distribution was begun. Mr. Williams states that all orders for the volume now in will be filled. CLERK OF COMMISSION OVERCOME BY SMOKE. About 9 o'clock J. P. Nixon, a clerk on the Missouri Commission, was overcome by smoke and exhaustion from constant work at the fire and was taken to the Wisconsin building across the street. For several minutes he was unconscious. Thei ambulance was called and he was taken to the Emergency Hospital. With the aid of Grant Thomas, the Wisconsin Commissioner, who' worked over the pa Uent faithfully for several minutes, he was restored to consciousness before be ing taken to the hospital. Mr. Nixon's clothing was soaked with water, and when he fainted someone threw one of the long green velvet por tieres around his shoulders. The curtain was richly embroidered In gold braid, and presented a bedraggled appearance, grimy with Bmoke and worse off for the water, which changed Its color. yourself Pepsin Strop Company, Monticello, HI. Gentlemen: For several years I suffered with dyspepsia, heartburn and insomnia, all cansed by poor digestion. I was in despair of getting cured when I heard of Dr. Caldwell's Syrup Pepsin. After taking five bottles I was restored to health. The intense heat ol the summer does not prostrate me as formerly but I have enjoyed every day because my health was good. I do not wonder at Syrup Pepsin finding such ready .sale, as it is certainly worth its weight in gold. Carolina Strauss, - 289 Amsterdam Ave. , New York, N. Y. Treasurer of Harlem Schiller Clubot New York. TELEPHONE GIRL ENDS HER LIFE Katie Fitzpatrick Dies in Ambu lance After Drinking Carbolic Acid. Katie Fitzpatrick, 22 years old and pret ty, commlted suicide last night at the home of Mrs. Josle Turner, No. 131 Col llnsvllie avenue. East St. Loui3. by swal lowing carboUc acid. She died in an am bulance on the way to the hospital. No cause can be assigned for the deed other than despondency over the illness of a brother and sister In Springfield, and the fact that a man with whom she had an appointment failed to meet her. The girl had been employed as a te'e phone operator up to three weeks ago, when she went to the home of her father, Patrick Fitzpatrick, In Jerseyvllie. From there she went to Sprlngfleld to visit her brother and sister, remaining two weeks, and then came to St. Louis. Yesterday she appeared nt Mrs. Turner's home, where she had formerly boarded, and secured a room. Shortly before 5 o'clock, she lert the house, telling Mrs. Turner that she had an engagement with a man at 5. About C o'clock she called on Mrs. Min nie McGrath. living at No. W? Collinsvllle avenue, where she took supper. She told Mrs McGrath that she had an engage ment at 7:30, and left her friend shortly berore that time. At S o'clock she returned to Mrs. Turner's. The landlady was out at the time, having left the house In charge of Miss Nellie England. 15 years olA a second cousin of the dead girl, and Miss Ida Houghllng. 14 years old. Immediately upon entering the house Miss Fiupatrick went to the kitchen, then returned to the parlor, where she re moved a number of papers from her purse and destroyed them. She then went to her room, closed the door for a moment, and ran Into the hall, screaming that she had taken carbolic acid. The little girls ran across the street to Mullin's livery stable and gave the alarm. Walter Schlereck. an employe, responded with the ambulance, but before he had driven two blocks with the girl on the way to the hospital she expired. COL BRECKINRIDGE DIES PEACEFULLY. Apparent Rally in the Morning Gave Hope to Family, but at 5 O'clock He Began to Sink. REPUBLIC SPECIAL Lexington, Ky., Nov. 13.-Colonel Wil liam Campbell Preston Breckinridge, sol dier, statesman, lawyer and journalist, peacefully breathed his last at 11:10 o'clock to-night, at his home In this, city, surrounded by his family. Death came with no struggle. The dis tinguished patient began gradually to sink at 5 o'clock this afternoon. The attending physicians then announced to the family that they had done aU within the Science of medicine "to prolong life, and that it was only a quesUon of a few- houra when death would ensue. This morning Colonel Breckinridge was apparently somewhat better, and members of the family started in the day with their hopes greatly strengthened. The oxygen seemed to have a splendid effect. Owing to the pressing Inquiries from all over the country as to the patient's con dition, the physicians Issued bulletins hourly. At noon he was thought to be worse, but there was no pcrcepUble change from then until 5 o'clock, when the beginning of the end was clearly seen. Life was buoyed up with oxygen, but the heart's action finally failed, and death came. CHICAGO STRIKE COMES TO END Furniture Teamsters and Em ployers Sign Contract Former Agree Xot to Object to Nonunion Men. Chicago, Nov. 19. The strike or the fur niture teamsters came to an end to-night, the employers and drivers having an agreement. .The men went on strike be cause the employers had refused to sign an agreement with them. This the em ployers to-day agreed to do. The question of the "open shop" was compromised, the teamsters agreeins to make no objection to the employment of nonunion men, all other things being sat isfactory. The agreement signed this even ing Is for a period of eighteen months. ST. LOUIS PERSONS INJURED. H. O. Stewart and R. C. Wentz in Wreck at Bement. REPUBLIC SPECIAL. Bement. HI.. NoV. 19. In the wreck here to-day between two Wabash fast passen ger trains two St. Louis Dersons were In jured. They are: H. O. Stewart, back Injured, and R. C Wentz. rib broken. Special Agent Gllleaple Realigns. Grant Gillespie, special agent of the Treasury Department, has resigned. Mr. Gillespie has been connected with the de partment for the past two or three years. He will remain In St. Louis and prob ably,resume the practice of law, although he -Is not yet prepared to announce his plans. GOVERNOR-ELECT HANLY SICK. Indianafs New Executive Con fined to His Bed by Illness Due to Strain Upon His System s From Campaign. Governor-elect J. Frank Hanly of Indi ana, who, together with his family and a party of friends. Is spending a few days at the Fair, was forced to take to his beer last evening by Ulness which Is believed to have been caused by the strain of hU campaign for election. He was very muc! worn out when he came to the Fair. Isw, hoped It would furnish the recreation arid rest desired, but the sight-seeing pace hdi the opposite effect. His condition, while not serious, was such that his party abandoned a trip to the theater, planned for last night, and the Governor was put to bed. where he will get the quietude and rest necessary to his early recovery. His campaign for the governorship-'o Indiana was a most remarkable one. Itf the few weeks of active campaigning lr? traveled more than 23,000 miles in 1rl3 State ana spoke in seventy-five countleCJ It was very strenuous and very thorougfi, his efforts contributing greatly In behalf of the national ticket as well as his owbV State ticket. "r THE WEATHER. V" Official Forecast for To-Day and To-Morrow. 'rjt Washington, Nov. 19. Forecast: Eastern Texas-Partly c'oucy Sunday; prot a61y showers In east portly; colder In nortn west portion, ilonday fair; lUSt to fresh soutb t wind, becoming variable. Oklahoma ana Indian Territory Fair, cold'i Sunday. Monday fair, warmer. r Arkansas Partly cloudy and colder Sisndayl , rxaslbly showers. Xlcnday fair. - Kansas Fair Sunday; ooKler In southeast por. tion. Monday Cilr: warmer. Indiana Fair, colder Sunday, except showers In extreme north portion. Monday fair- frets to brisk sonthwest to northwest winds, oeoom inr variable. Illinois Fair, colder Sunday, preceded by showers in northeast portion. Monday falri freia to brisk southwest to northwest winds, be coming varlatle. Missouri Fair, colder Sunday. Monday fair, wanner. Iowa Fair Sunday; colder In east and toutls portions. Monday fair, warmer. Nebraska Fair Sunday: warmer In northwest portion. Monday talr; warmer la east portion. Local Report. St. Ifltu Saturday. Nov. 13. im Temperature, degrees SI M Direction ot wind STV S Velocity of wind a it Weather at 7 a. m.. clear; at 7 p. m.. clear, aiaxlmnm temperature. 72: minimum temptra tare, ST. Stag of river at 7 a. m.. 7. L H DAINGERFIELD. Observer Temporary in Charge. Government Report. Department of Agriculture. Weather Bureau. Meteorological observations received at St. Louis ovember U. 19M. at J3 p. m local time and g p. m.. MTenty-flah njrldlarr time. Ob servations made at the same moment of lime at all stations: Stations. Dtr.TpMx.RaIn. Weather. Abilene SB & tt .... Pt cloudy Amanita NE 54 6 .... clear UiHUa, s M To Clear Bismarck XW SO Clear uSV.2. -s M " Clear Charlotte s a dear f Chattanooga sw 5J St .. Clear 1 Cincinnati 3e m 86 Clear Cleveland 3 M a dear Chicago s a 65 . dear Columbus s a u .... Clear Cairo .SW 65 71 Clear Calgary SW iz 4J . Pt cloudy Cheyenne VSW ZZ .... Clear Concordia .....NVr S4 (4 .... Cloudr Duiutb. nw a so cioudr Dubuque STT 62 6? . Cloudy Davenport S 64 79 .... Pt cloudr Des Moines W a f .... Pt cloudy Denter - N M 31 ,... Clear Dpdjre City NW S9 SJ .... Pt cloudy El Paso f a 74 .... Clear Fort Smith .... S 64 71 .... Pt cJcody Galveston SB K es .3 Cloudr Grand Rapids 3 CO 64 .... Cloudy Grand Junction NVV 46 54 Clear Hnron SW n ! Cloudy Havre ...........SW 4 45 Cloudy Helena SW ) 4 .... Pt cloud Indianapolis 3 60 R .... Clear Jacksonville ....NR a) M .... Clear Kansas City NW M 74 .... Clear Llttlo Rock 8 64 71 .... Cloudy ' LoulTville ....SH 62 Clear ai! Lander SW 44 .... Clear Montgomery ; 74 .... Clear " " Memphis a 65 72 .... Cloudy ,. b Marquette .XW 43 60 .... Pt cloudy Modena B 40 45 .... Clear New York w 43 -.. Clear - Norfolk ....NW 4S 61 .... Clear , New Orleans 8 64 72 .... Clear ElI Nashville 8 60 79 .... Clear , North Platte NW 40 !2 .. Clear,. Omaha NW H (3 .... Clear V, Oklahoma. SW 65 74 .... Pt oloisSr Philadelphia. ......W JS .... Clear'-'SCi Paletlne ..............S 64 72 Rata 'ism Pittsburg ... 3 S8 S .. CtoudriWJ Parkersburg .... 3 54 64 .... t?t)ar -f77 Pueblo ................ 43 53 . Ctear .cr Q'Appells 3 IS .. .... Clear Rapid City NW 2S 44 .... Cloudr SC t-aul .....i vj as .. vioudr Shrevepcrt S 70 76 .... Cloudr Sprlnzneld. Ill 3 79 .... Clear St. Louts .- S 64 72 .... Clear : Springfield. Mo 8 64 79 .... Clear Salt Lake NW 48 .... Clear Santa Fe A -E 42 ii .... Clear San Antonio ....i. SB S3 72 Cloudy Vlclsburg SE 6S 7S .... Pt cloudy Valentine NW W 44 .... Clear Washington W 45 62 .... Clear Wichita - N U 73 .... Clear Precipitation Inappreclabl. L H DAINGERFIELD. Observer Temporary la Caarra. OBITUARY. MRS. JAMES TWEBDT. Alto Pans. IIL. Nov. W. Mrs. Jame Tweedy la dead and will be burled to-morrow. Sh was S7 years old and lived trt this county all her tlfe and for sixty rears In one hous. B. F. Tweedy, a clerk In ths St. Louis Pest OfSee. t her grandson. WILLIAM SUTTON. Warrensburg. Mo.. Nor. 13. William Sutton. 90 year old. died suddenly this morning. Hs was the founder of the Dawson Fair Association of this county and was the erst president of the association, which position he held at the time of hts death. He came to Missouri in 1156 and located on a farm near this dry, where he had resided ever since. WILLIAM SIEGER. Litchfield. 111.. Nov. IS. Word has been re ceived here announcing the. death of Wllv Ham Sieger, a former resident of this city, ati his home in Fleldon. III. He was well known here and was a member ot the Odd Fellows an!3 Modern Woodmen. He leaves a widow, a sister and two brothers. rja'c NEWTON STOVALL. Cl Terrell. Tex.. Nor. 13. Newton Stovalt.- ji? old clUien, died near Fcmey to-day. oo Milan. Ma. Nov. 19. John Ingram, SO yeiS! old. died to-day. ad LANODOM ARMSTRONG. .?nl Virginia. lit.. No 19. Lacgdora Armstrossvi a farmer living alons near Ashland. riL, was found dead In Nd yesterday morning. Tnr Coroner's verdict wa heart failure. He leases one brother. Boons Armstrong, ot Ashland, his only relative. Inventory of Clemens Estate. An Inventory of the" estate or Helen L Clemens filed In probate yesterday de scribes twenty-seven parcels of real ertato and goods and chattels valued as $. t3 m q-.ll Hhlla&RG HE5 r-e RNM31kW( 4 i 3 t f BrtiT.- '-"i ja J" r ii tv a "gsms.-.: Lt aW 'tri'.-O.rVwj KxAsskMaiiShf. pi4glfeilM"jg&ya'a iSisLr