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14 WORDS FOR 10c
with good-paying tenants. An a.. In
to-morrow's Republic will d It.
14 WORDS 10c
Any druggist will take your ad.
Talcs your ad. to any drug store.
WORLD'S FAIR CLOSES DECEMBER 1 ONLY EIGHT DAYS MORE.
NINETY-SEVENTH YEAR.
WEDNESDAY, MORNING. NOVEMBER 23, 1904.
In M. Luuls One Cent
PRICE tu
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Trains. Three Cents.
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LAWSON SUED
FOR $350,000:
CAUSE NOT CLEAR.
-New York Law Firm Brings Ac
tion Against the Author of
Sensational Magazine
Articles.
REFUSE TO DISCUSS CASE.
Inferred That Attorneys Are Act
ing in the Interest of Life In
surance Companies.
HE APPEARS COMPLACENT.
Declares He Is Ready to Fight to
End and to Pay the Costs
Says Suits Will Not Pre
vent His Attacks.
t OFFERS EXPLANATION Z
OF LAWSON SUIT.
Boston, Nov. 22. To-night E. TV.
Burdette. the -local attorney for
Paul iFulIer of New York, said that
the suit against .Lawson was brought
In consequence or an assignment or
subscription Tby Lawson ror C3J.O0O
worth or stock In the Kern Incan-
descent Gas Light Company ot New
Tork City. Burdette claims that.
w hlle Lawson subscribed ror such a
w large amount, he paid over only
$23,000. and that Paul Fuller and
Frederick Coudert or New Tork
City have sccordingly brought ault
to recover the balance.
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REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
New York, Nov. 2.-Sult has been
brought by Paul Fuller or Couden-. Bros
No. 71 Broadway, against Thomas W. Low
son of Boston for CSO.OOO. What the ground
ofjthia suit la Mr. .Fuller refused to say.
Mr. Fuller la an attorney,. and this tact Is
believed by many tQ point to the con-
rl?Tfrvrt hflf I.. f .. a a
"' Miny aiv la.uuiu:. iar nmpr ttioti
att.wlom the. defendant. .Has been-
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mora vigorous In bis attack-
Mr. Fuller is a. .member of the law firm
of Coudert Bros, -of- No. 71 Broadway,
of which General B. F. Tracy la a. special
partner. Members ot the- Coudert Arm re
fused to.dUacuso the suit, nor woiHd they
tell why It was brought.
"The papers and the complaint are tiled
In Boston." was the word seat ,to re
porters. No member of the firm would
consent to give a copy of the complaint.
Surmise were tn&de that the Coudert
Arm represented an Insurance company.
Lorenzo Sample of the Coudert firm was
Quoted as saying that the libel suit was
the result of . a private transaction be
tween Mr. Lawson and Fuller.
X B UNDERWRITERS ACT.
REPUBLIC BPBCLU.
New York. Nov. 22 At a meeting hero
to-day of the Life Underwriters Associa
tion the folio (ting statement was read:
"On July 26, ma. Mr. Lawson asnUed tn
the New York Life Insurance Company
for insurance. He was asked: 'Has anv
proposal or application to insure jour lite
been made to any company or agent upon
which a policy has not been issued, as
applied forr
"He answered 'no.
He was asked: 'If so, when and to
jvhat company, etor
InJTo that question he replied, -no.'
eTThe New York Life subsequently ascer.
to-dY1 that four " beTore he had been
-m-rted by two other ooraunlai rininr
- ,ness In this Staterd, thereupon, his
application was declined."
Itjls said that the JSoO.000 suit brought
against Lawson Is at the Instance or an
insurance company for attacks made upon
it by the Boston copper man.
LAWSON IS DEFIAXT.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Boston, Nov. 22. Thomas W. Lawson
does not take seriously the suit brought
against him for S250.000 by Frederick C.
Coudert and Paul Fuller, New York at
torneys. "The whole thing Is a mystery to me."
said Mr. Lawson to-night "I do not know
any reason why Fuller or Coudert should
rowing suits against me, and I suppose
they are either acting for .someone who
has a grievance because of my Frenaled
Finance' stories, or perhaps for the
Standard Oil Company. I would not be
surprised to learn that Mr. Rogers has a
hand in the matter."
In conclusion Mr. Lawson refers to
pressure blng brought at Washington In
an effort to exclude from the malls his
writings on finance. He expresses the
opinion that such a proceeding would not
be' permitted by the postal authorities.
-A statement, in part? follows:
"In regard to the suits and rumors of
suits, civil and criminal, brought and to
be brought against me by 'Standard OH."
the insurance companies and individuals,
because of my story. 'Frenzied Finance.'
X can simply say; "Bring them along, one
and all, and I will be found on hand pre
pared to give battle to a finish, giving
so odds or mercy and asking for none.'
'1 have been telling a few raw truths,
and In this age of dollars no man wUl
be allowed to disturb the truth about
financially rascality without paying the
price. My truths are big ones, and I sujh
pose the price will be equally big. but
the American people may rest easy that
whatever the price, TU pay It and not
ask any sympathy for doing so.
"And they can. rest easy about another
'tact: I'll make those who have been
sundering the people during, the past ten
Tears pay a price to which mine wiU ap
jpear like a tight shoe compared with the
Inquisitorial racks of the dark ages.'
-"Let the American people make no mis
take; 1? o'clock Is just being struck at
the wbUe-you-walt factory where multl
xninionalres have been turned out from
the raw material, and unless I miss my
guess it will take more court trials than
there are In America to drown the om
inous sound of that high soon beU."
BODY OF RICHARD M.
TO BE TAKEN
Services for the Merchant-Philanthropist Will Take Place at the
Cook Avenue Methodist Church at 9:30 This Morning Veter
an Employes to Be the Active Pallbearers Close of a Notable
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RICHARD M. SCRUGGS,
Merchant and philanthropist, who died yesterday and whose body will be taken
to Virginia to be burled.
Funeral services over the body of Rich
ard M. Scruggs, the well-known philan
thropist and merchant, who died at bis
home, No. SS17 Olive street, yesterday
morning, as the result or pneumonia, con
tracted while vlrftlng the World's Fair
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Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
After the services the body will be con
veyed to Union Station to be taken at
noon to Lynchburg, Va.. for burial in the
family lot.
The large department store of 8cruggs,
Vandervoort & Barney, In which Mr.
Scruggs had been a partner for many
years, wiU remain closed throughout the
.day.
The services at the church will be pre
sided over by the Reverend Doctor James
C. Morris, president of Central College
at Fayette. Mo. He was formerly pastor
of the congregation. Doctor Morris will
be assisted at the service by the present
rector of the church. Doctor W. D. Brad
field, who was esteemed by Mr. Scruggs
as an able and enthusiastic church
worker. Eight of tho oldest employes who had
won the merchants' respect during long
years of service have been selected to of
ficiate as active pallbearers, while the fol
lowing prominent St. Louis men, life-long
friends and business associates of the
philanthropist, have been chosen to act as
honorary pallbearers: Samuel Cupples,
Hanford Crawford, Rufus J. Lackland,
Charles Parsons, Benjamin Elsman, Rob
ert S. Brookings, George Wright, William
H. Thompson. John J. CFallon and Au
gust Schlafly.
Mr. Scruggs was born in Bedford Coun
ty. Virginia, February 10, 1822. His father.
Reaves S. Scruggs, was a wealthy and In
fluential planter, and contrived, despite
meager advantages, to give his son a thor
ough business education. When IS years
old he entered a store In Lynchburg In the
capacity ot clerk, but rose rapidly to a po
sition of trust. Within eight years after
entering the store he was taken by the
proprietor to Richmond and placed In the
employ of a large mercantile house, where
he held the positions of confidential clerk
and cashier.
In 1M7 Mr. Scruggs turned to new fields
as offering greater opportunities for ad
vancement, and sought and obtained an
advantageous position with a branch of a
large New Orleans cotton house tn Hunts
vUle. Ala.
HIS BUSINESS CAREER.
There he met M. V. S. McCleUand. who
became attracted to him and brought him
to the notice of his uncle. The result of
this Introduction was that the uncle pro
posed to associate the two young men,
who had becomo fast friends, as partners
in a dry goods house, to be located In
Montgomery, Ala., Memphis, Tenn., or St.
Louis. St Louis was. first visited by the
two young merchants and they Immediate
ly selected It as the best location for
their concern. Their choice met with the
approval ot Mr. McCIelland'a, uncle, and
In March, 1S50. Mr. Scruggs began here a
business career with McClelland. Scruggs
Ss Co.) which resulted In 18SS in his becom
ing head or the present firm.
Eight years previous to this Mr. Scruggs
had established a wholesale firm under
the name of McClelland, Pye & Co., but
the disturbances of the Civil War neces
sitated the abandonment of this enter
prise, and Mr. Scruggs once more as
sumed personal charge or the retail store.
The first location ot the present large
retail store was on the corner of Fourth
and St. Charles streets, but In 18SS Mr.
Scruggs caused the location to be moved
to the present site at Broadway and Lo
cust street
Holding a prcmlnent place In the front
rank of commercial affairs, it was a nota
ble distinction of his long career that he
always took an active Interest in public
affairs. From 18S3 to 1830 Mr. Scruggs was
a member and president or the Board or
Trustees or the Missouri School for the
Blind, and it was largely through his eT
forts that the present Improvements In
the equipment of the school were effected.
He was also a member and president of
the Mullanphy Immigrant Relief Fund.
Through his connection with the St Louis
Provident Association, of which he had
been president for the last twenty years.
SCRUGGS
TO VIRGINIA TO-DAY
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Mr. Scruggs was weU known In charity
circles, and he expended large sums in
furthering the purposes of the society.
Mr. Scruggs had always been a zealous
churchman, and In the later years or his
life rendered signal services in extension
work and-as representLtlve of. his church
at the General Conference. He was a
bachelor and Is survived by bis brothers,
G. A. and C O. Scruggs of St Louis, WU
liam R. Scruggs of Decatur, 111., and John
M. Scruggs, Bedford County, Virginia; his
sister. Miss Sallle Scruggs, and his niece,
Mrs. A. L. Berry.
EMPLOYES EXPRESS SORROW.
The veteran employes selected to serve
as pallbearers, each having been with Mr.
Scruggs for more than thirty years, are
as foUowa: A. J. Btemier, C. C. Heywood.
James Johnston. William Davidson. A. J.
MoUenkoff, W. E. Kllbum, T. H. Blun
deU and William Dodd.
At a meeting of the employes of the
Scruggs, Vandervoort & Barney Dry Goods
Company, called together last evening for
the purpose ot taking such action as might
seem best calculated to express tho deep
grier and profound sympathy occasioned
by the death of Mr. Scruggs, the fol
lowing resolutions were adopted:
Whereas. The hand of Dlvln ProTideac h
removed from our midst our beloved Mr. Rich
ard M. aansjrs. late orestdeat ot the Scrurgs,
Vandervoort Baroey Dry Goods Company;
therefore, be it
Resolved. That we. the employes of the
ScroicKs. Vandervoort & Barney Dry Good!
Company, with the full knowledcs before us of
hii many nobis and endearinx qualities, deem
it but a Just tribute to hla memory to say that
he was not only distinguished for his rare
business attainments, but always discharged
his manifold duties with -a conscientious con
viction that no personal corslderatlon could
limit or destroy. His many charitable actions
endeared him to the hearts of all: his kindness
and goodness will never be forgotten. Among
the thousands who have labored under his direc
tion there are none but will feet the deepest
panes ot sorrow at the loss ot a sincere friend;
and be it further
Resolved. That w do offer our heartfelt sym
pathy to the family of the deceased In this
thlr hour ot bereavement.
A. J. Ikemler was chairman of the meet
tag and M. U. Eckert secretary.
THANKSGIVING MAY BE FAIR.
Indications Point to Pleasant
Weather for Holiday.
Thanksgiving Day may dawn bright and
clear, and the fair weather which St Louis
has enjoyed for some time may continue
through the day. If present indications
carry. -
The Southeastern storm has moved to
the East Gulf and South Atlantic States
and has been accompanied by a moderate
rainfall over MIssIssIddI. Alabama and
Tennessee. With this excepUon, tho fair
Ko-SLSTtS "TM T th,
Mountains to the AUanUc Coast Rain
continues over the North Pacific Coast
The temperatures have risen over the
Lake Reslons and the extreme Northwest
but have fallen decidedly In the North At
lantic and New England States. Tempera
ture changes have been Blight in other
localities.
The weather, for to-day In St Louis Is
fair, with moderate temoerature.
The highest 'temperature yesterday was
62 at 1 o'clock. The lowest C In the
morning hours.
DEATH OF AN OLD RESIDENT.
Louis Oat Lived in South St.
Louis for Fifty-Two Years.
Louis Ost 71 years old, a resident ot
South St. Louis for the last fifty-two
years, died last Monday at his residence.
No. 2SP0 South Broadway.
Ho was a member of Hassendeubel
Post G. A. R., and the Odd Fellows and
the Ancient Order of United Workmen.
He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Barbara
Ost and ten children: Louis Ost Jr., Mrs.
G. W, Wachter, Henry Ost Mrs. George
W. Knott, George Ost Val Ost Mrs.
Theodore Helmerlchs, Mrs. Carl Herbert,
Edward L. Ost and Mrs. George E.
Boole, -
CZAR TO CHOOSE
AMD REVOLUTION
Zcmstvos Ratify Memorial
Which Is in the Form
of a Veiled Ultima
tum. THEY HARDLY DARE TO .HOPE.
If There Is No Result Xow They
Declare They Will Continue
the Work of Agitation.
TO CONDUCT A CAMPAIGN.
To .Meet in Open Fields if Govern
ment Refuses to Permit Con
ference in .Cities Will
Not Retreat.
St Petersburg. Xov. 2i Thirty-one of
the thirty-two Ztmstvo presidents having
signed the memorial to the Czar, express
ins the "hope that it is the wish or the
Emperor to summon a national assembly,"
the meeting ot the ZcmsUoa ha3 begun
to break up.
The memorial, which Is a virtual de
mand of the people for n voice In the
Government, through a parliament, will
be presented to Prince Svlatopolk-Mlrsky
to-day and through him to the Emperor.
The result of the memorial is the all-absorbing
topic, but none is so sanguine as
to hope that an absolute monarchy will
gracefully rellngulsh its control, but hope
Is expressed that the memorial will have
Its effect in sowing the seeds which must
ultimately bear fruit.
One ot the most prominent members ot
the conference to-day said:
EXPECT CZAR WILL
TRY TO TEMPORIZE.
"The general opinion of my colleagues is
the reverse ot optimistic. Therefore, it Is
a mistake to raise hopes that are doomed
probably to disappointment, but hope ex
ists. Probably there will be the usual at-,
tempt to temrorlze. We may mtget all,
but we should get something The-sJEm-
peror is Kina-ncarieo. ana sjrrjurL-iy- utsij;
ous of helping the people if TBKJiecame con
vinced where the Interests otthe people
and Government lay, but he ''surrounded
by Influences.
"The court rnd the Imperial family are
opposed to anything like the suggestion ot
a constitution. Of only one thing we are
certain Interior Minister Sviatopolk-Mir-Eky
wUl present the memorial to the Em
peror. How far or whether he will In
dorse it at all Is not yet known, but he
will place It before his Majesty if it costs
him his position In the ministry.
".o matter what the Immediate re
mit, hovve-vcr, we have sained a. re
markable -victory. We have pat into
concrete form onr opinion tunt the
present system tn the end mast spell
rain or resolution.
"The Emperor knows the character ot
the men whose names are attached to the
memorial. They represent the best blood
and thought of the Empire.
"ll'e are not revolutionaries. We
do not believe the people are pre
pared for a republic. We support
the monarchical tden, but we believe
It must be a constitutional mon
archy and that the Emperor ma.it
choose between tho moderate pro
gramme we offer or eventual revo
lution." If there Is no result now we will con
tinue the work of agitation by education.
There will be a larger and stronger meet
ing next year. If the meeting is forbliV
den In St Petersburg, then it will take
place in Moscow, Kleft or In an open
field if necessary. The movement will
gather headway as time elapses.
RISKED LIBERTIES:
WILL NOT RETREAT.
"We have risked our liberties and we
shall not retreat The law whlchmakes
agitation for a change in the form of gov
ernment punishable with penal servitude
is still in force. We are all amenable,
but so long as Prince Svlatopolk-Mirsky
1b Minister we know we are safe. If he
rails we take our chances, although we
reel sure the Government would not dare
to reverse the policy or liberalism whlcn
has received such an Impetus since Von
Plehve's death.
"The moment Is propiUous for conces
sions. The Government Is In a difficult
position and needs the support and sym
pathy of the people. I believe something
at least will be granted. A free press
would be the greatest step short of calling
a national assembly. It only the A B Cs
ot the programme are conceded the rest
or the alphabet Inevitably will be drawn
In their wake." f
To-day's meeting discussed and passed
Lite .To" EmTerX NUholas "througV Mm.
K,J sviatnolk-MlrsKV. nravtar for th
resoluUons which will be submitted separ-
later Svlatpolk-Mirsny, praying for the
abolIUon or the state or siege exisUng in
many clUes or Russia; for amnesty to all
prisoners punished by admlnlstraUve pro
cess or without trial by ordinary process
or law: ror more favorable treatment of
the question of primary schools, the ne
cessity for which has hitherto not been
recognized or admitted by the authorities,
who, it is claimed, do everything to check
and Impede primary education, and for a
more humane method of enforcing partial
mobilization.
WORLD'S FAIR NOW HAS
NO BILLS PAYABLE.
At the ntceUng of the World's
Fair Board of Directors yesterday
afternoon President Francis made
this announcement:
"I wish to Inform you that we
have paid the Government loan in
fuU and have received a letter from
the Secretary of the Treasury ac
knowledging it I wish, further, to
say we owe no bills payable. We
do not owe a dollar to any bank or
trust company In this or any other
city. Of course, wo have current
accounts that are being adjusted
and audited, and wiU be paid as
rapidly as the work can be done."
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PRESIDENT UPSETS CUSTOM
BY INTRODUCING A SPEAKER
Chief Executive Presents Author of "The Simple Lift-'" to Audi
ence in a Forceful Speech Says Regard for Our Fellow-Man
Is the Basis of the Republic Warns Against P.r'utal Arro
gance of Rich Man, and Brutal Hatred of the Poor .Man The
Ideal Man Is He Who Would Be Just, Generous and Broad
Minded Under Any Circumstances All Must Feel Interest for
All Others to Promote Government's Welfare.
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ROOSEVELT ON THE PRESERVATION OF THE REPUBLIC.
O "What we have need to have Impressed upon us is that it is not usually the 4-
4 root principle of the vice that varies with variation in social conditions, but
that it is the manifestation of the vice that varies."
"No republic can permanently exist when It becomes a republic of classes,
where the man feels not the Interest of the whole people, but the interest of
$ the particular class to which he belongs, as being of prime importance."
"We can keep this Republic true to the principles of those who founded it
O and of those who afterwards preserved it; we can keep it a republic at all only
by remembering that we must live up to the theory of Its founders, to the
theory of treating each man on his worth as a man; neither holding it for or ,
against him that he occupies any particular station in life, so long as he does if
A hl3 dutv fairly and well by his fellows and by the nation as a whole."
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Washington. Nov. 22. President Roose
velt Introduced the Reverend Charles
Wagner, the author, to a large audience
at the Lafayette Opera-house this after
noon, where, under the auspices of tho
Young Men's Christian Association, he
delivered a lecture on "The Simple Life."
given under the patronage ot several
well-known officials and society people.
The audience which gathered to hear the
author wai a thoroughly representative
one of the national capital. The Presi
dent who la a great admirer of Mr. Wag
ner, received a cordial reception. He was
Introduced by District Commissioner Hen
ry B. K. MacFarland. and in turn pre
sented Mr. Wagnr to the audience In
the following words:
"Mr. MacFarland. Mr. Wajrner, Men
and Women of Washington This Is the
first and will be the only time dur
ing my presidency that I shall ever
lntroduco a speaker to an audience;
tnd I am more than glad to do It. !n this
instance, because If there is one book
which I should like to have read as a tract
and also, what is not invariably true of
tracts, as an Interesting tract, by all our
people. It is The Simple Life," written by
Mr. Wagner.
"There are other books which he has
written, from which we can get great good,
but I know of no other book written of
recent years anywhere, here or abroad,
which contains so much that we or Amer
ica ought to take to our hearts as Is con
tained in The Simple Lite.' I like tho
bcok because it does not merely preach
to the rich, and does not merey preach
to the poor. It is a very easy thing to
address a section ot the community in
reprobation of forms of vice to which it is
not prone.
"What we need to have impressed upon
U3 is that It is not usually the root
principle of the vice that varies with
variation in social conditions, but that it
is the manifestation of the vice that
varies; and 31r. Wagner has weU brought
out the great fundamental truth that tho
brutal arrogance of a rich man, who looks
down upon a poor man because he is poor,
and the brutal envy and hatred felt by a
poor man toward a rich man merely be
cause he Is rich, are at bottom twin
manifestations of tho eame vice. They
are simply different sides of the same
shield.
"The arrogance that looks down in the
one case, the envy that hates In the
other, aro really exhibitions of the same
mean, base and unlovely spirit, which hap
pens in one case to be tn different sur
roundings from what It Is in the other
case. Tho kind of man who would be
arrogant In one case. Is precisely the kind
or man who would be envious and filled
with hatred In the other. The Ideal should
bo tho Just generous, the broadmlnded
man, who Is as incapable or arrogance, if
rich, as he Is of malignant envy and
hatred If poor. (Applause.)
NO REPUBLIC OF CLASSES;
"So Republic can permanently exist
when It becomes a RepubUo of classes,
where the man feels not the Interest of
tho whole people, but the Interests of the
particular class to which he belongs, or
fancies that he belongs, as being of prime
importance. In antiquity. Republics failed
as they did because they tended to become
either a Republic or the rew who exploit
ed the many, or a RcpubUc or the many
who plundered the tew. and In either case
the end or the Republic was Inevitable;
Just as much so in one case as In the
other; no more so In one case than In
the other.
"We can keep this Republic true to the
principles or those who rounded and or
those who atterwards preserved It; we can
keep It a Republic at all only by -remembering
that we must Uve up to the theory
ot its founders, to the theory of treating
each man on his worth as a man; neither
holding It for or against him that he oc
cupies any particular station In life, so
long as he does his duty fairly and well
by his fellows and by the naUon as a
whole. tApplause.)
DISCOVERS A NEW PLANET.
Celestial Photograph
Observer.
Aids the
Heidelberg, Nor. 21 The director of the
observatory on Koenlgstuhl Mountain has
discovered a new planet of the thirteenth
magnitude by means of a celestial photograph.
REVEREND CHARLES WAGNER.
Author of "The Simple Life,"
will have a Thanksgiving" Ser
mon in to-morrow's Republic;
an admirable presentment of
phases of the Wagner plea
for the gospel of pure manhood.
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CHARLES WAGNER,
Author of 'The Simple Life." Trbom
President Roosevelt Iaufi! yesterday
-while introducing him to a Washington
audience;
I RUM
OH THE OUTLOOK
Does Xot Believe That Reorgani
zation by the Democracy
Is Kecessary.
PEOPLE LOST OPPORTUNITY.
Says They Were Offered a Gov
ernment by the People and Pre
ferred One of Trusts and
Privileged .Classes.
REPUBLIC SPECIAL.
Houston. Tex., Nov. H John H. Reagan,
only surviving member ot Ihe Confederate
Cabinet Is not In favor of reorganizing
the Democratic party.
To-night he sold: "I don't see anything
to be gained by reorganization.
"I don't think the Democrats have any
thing better to offer tho country than a
government honestly administered in the
interest of the whole people. We have of
fered them that and they have refused It
There might be new minor Issues, but
fundamentals and principles must remain
always tho same.
"I have heard Democrats say that the
party ought tb" acquiesce In the policies of
the dominant party. I cannot agree with
them, because I beUeve to do so would
make tho Democrats party to the great
est crime In human history, namely the
destruction of this great Republic.
"We offered th country. In all sincer
ity, a government .of and by the people.
They preferred one of trusts and priv
ileged classes.
"I believe tho DcmocraUc party, Iri Its
platform and in Its cancadate. offered the
country the best government that tho Re
public has ever enjoyed. The offer was
rejected. How we can reorganize without
abandoning the fundamentals on which
the campaign was made is beyond me."
01
Reverend Mr. Wagner has the distinc
tion of having been presented to
an audience in Washington last
night by tkc President of the United
States, whose speech of introduction
is printed on this page.
TO-DAY'S
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AT THE
WORLD'S h.
B
CALIFORNIA DAY.
TIIIKD DAY OK COLLEGE
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M'ECLII. EVE.TS. j
MORNING. '
S-C3 a. ro. to 5-.M p. m. Ferris Wfceel rives free
t.cktd to see Illumination lenient.
lJ.-Ow Princo Kushlml Wilts Eihiblt Pnl.ires.
21tilmr. .National commission. ACmlnl.
uation tulU:Ax.
H.-CO-UiaclKNja to frlccs FuAlmt Directors'
Club.
AFTEltNOON-.
l:0-E23ppo concert and dlsslar of Barns
rainuicrlDtf. Burns cottage.
2.-0)-trInce rushiml uits Art l-alacs and Nsy
tlonal Commission.
Alrsnln flight. natner prmltt!xiz; JLsro
naatlc Concourse .
::M rootbsll. cnrlsuan Brothers' CoUeis vsw
ct. Kos-i's. budlum.
STrctaculsc l.'.feMo'Ji slide from captive
Lalloon. Acroaautlc concourse.
3: Dl.irlouUon of rrult. Sacramento section.
1'al.ic- of Agriculture.
P:3J Demonstration In liquid sir and brdroces.
Eallvry Liberal Arts trclMlsz.
10 to 6 Demonstration of saiul lJme Brick
Process. Block ro. iluune bulldlnc
REGULAR EVENTS.
1IOKNINC.
8.03 Grounds oen.
Drill. Scours. Philippines.
S.15 a. m. to suj p. m. r'xr guides leavs sUu
ton TvttUn Jerusalem everr 13 minutes.
8.20 F3insr birds and game. Missouri outdoor
eitltit.
S:S0 a. m. to 6 p. m. Ferris TTheel runs, rlr
icr test dajllght Wevr of Exposition.
S.-&J Ficilnx beavers. Palac ot Forestry. FIsS
Guard mount, blzteentii United States In
fantry. Administration Cowdr.
Exhibit palaces open.
Vlsajan clas. ilodel School. Philippines.
33 a. m. to 11:M p. ra. cr-atlon. on tbs ink.
ren. continuous oerformaacs.
J0100-2?aetatcfc" 'r- Continuous rerformVra.
MSiO Feeding reals. Government Fisheries bide
Drill. Sixteenth United States Infantry.
Plaza fct. Louis.
M0 Iporrote. Negrito and iloro class. Model
School. Pblllrpices.
llSO-Uterarr-rauJlcal programme. Indian
cooI.
AFTERNOON.
1:00. 2.M and 7:K Boer TTar.
l:0-IJterary cla3 work. Indian School build
Cascades in operation.
Demonstration, teaching deaf to hear,
. Palace of Electricity.
U3-Lantera-s!ide exhibition. Interior Depart,
men:. Government fcuildlce.
Pyrhellephor den-enstration. east of
Lnlted States plant map.
Lantern-slide exhlhlt. Boreas of Chem
istry. ISOHourly milk tests. Palace of Education.
Drill. United States Life-savers, lake
north of Acrlculturs holldlng.
5:50 Cascades In operation.
2 Rise drill and dress parade. Constabu
lary. Phlllppls.
3:CO Klnderjcartea classes. Model Plajju'Juuos.
Heliograph demonstrations. Government
building.
Radium exhibit. Interior Department.
Government building.
Feedlsr of birds. Government bird cure.
Spear-throwing, Igorrota VlUof Philip
pines.
Demonstration floating dry doer. Govern
rnent bulldln?.
8.-00. CQ and 73 Battle of Santiago. Narsl
Show, west end of the Pike.
.M Wireless telegraph demonstiatlos. Gov
ernment bulldln.
Drill. United States Hospital Carps, east?
near parads entrance.
Llterarr-muslcal prcgramm by India Ti
pupils, porch Indian School.
Child gardeners at work. United Statse
plant map.
Feedlnr the. teals. Government Tumerlfsi
Pavilion.
Rle drill and drers parade. Seoul,
Phlllcnlnes.
Drees carade. Sixteenth United State In
. . tantrr. Plsxs. St. Ixnia . ,.
'J9 Fceaina-blnls an4.rxms. lusscsrl estdooi
exhibit.
Drill, eeacoast rsns. OoTencacst B3IL
t-so Cascades In oreraCoa.
Oil Indlsn snorts and pssrtTnea, Flara
Indian School.
Illumination Philippine. -ctlon: native
Tillages and exhibit bcQdlnn 0Pes
EVENING.
:09 p. m. to 1030 v. m. Ferris WheeL Best
place to view illuminations and fireworks.
TS9 Ulu-nlnation of grounds and tmlldlnrs.
Lightning and thunder demonstrations,
north entrance. Palace of Electricity.
f:tO Cascade in operation,
and Game.
MUSIC EVESTS.
MORNTNO.
:30 Government Indian Band. Indian School.
Organ ricltat, Iowa tciUlmr.
WJO-Orcan recital. French section. False ot
Liberal Arts.
Forjr rerital. Indiana bnlldlnr.
11:00 Scouts- Band. Cats Loxon. Philippine.
Sixth United States Infantry Band. Gor
emmert hnildlnjr.
"Weirs Band. Agriculture bolMlne.
11:19 Onran recital. E. R. Kroeger of St. Louis,
Festival HalL
AFTERNOON.
1:30 Government Indian Band. Indian School.
2.00 Concert. Oregon building.
Orchestra. Tempi of Fraternity.
Sons recital. Indians, building.
Well's Band. Liberal Arts bulldlnc
X:00 Sixth United States Infantry Band. Gor
erament building.
Concert. Illinois section. Palace of Agri
culture. Piano recital. Kentucky buildlnr.
4-00 Komzalc.rooular concert. Festival HaB.
Concert. Texas bulldln?.
8:00 Constabularr Band. Cats Luzon, Philip
pines.
EVENING.
81A-Berlin Band. Tyrolean Alpa.
730 Onran recital. J. A. O'She. of Boston.
Festival Hall.
830 Berlin Band. Tyrolean Ale.
Mas 'With Eaiter-n Ceremonial.
Mas?, according to the ceremonial of the
Orthodox Eastern Church, will be cele
brated at Trinity Episcopal Church to
morrow morning at 930 o'clock by a prleat
of that church. At 7 o'clock there will be
matins, followed by a low mass.
Union Thanksftlvtnjr Service.
Tho congregations of St. George's and
St. Mark's Episcopal churches will hold a,
union service to-morrow morning at 11
o-clock at St. Mark's Church. Ko. -IcoS
Waahinfrton avenue. The sermon win be
preached by the Reverend Doctor Hol
land. LEADING TOPICS
TO-DAY'S REPUBLIC.
GRAIN' CLOSED: ST. LOUIS-DEC.
VTHEAT J1.C9: DEC. CORN -Mc.
CHICAGO-DEC. "WHEAT -fLWH: DEC
CORN 43c ASKED.
For Slixsonr! nnil Illinois Fair
"Wednesday and Thursday.
Page.
1. Body of Richard M. Scruggs to Bo
Taken to Virginia To-day.
:. Skirmishing Opens for Speakership.
3. More Tallies for NIedrlnghaus. !
To sell Kautlman Art Collection.
Admiral Bartlett Dies of Pneumonia.
i. Recommends Trials of Retirement Act.
Family Quarrel Ends In Killing.
5. Military Programme at the Fair This)
Week.
6. Editorial.
Society News.
7. Release of Boodle Fund Is Ordered.
Missouri Supreme Court.
Building Nearly Complete. i
8. Tigers Are Ready to Meet Kansas.
Pugilism,
9. Hedges Secures Fourteen Minors.
Minister Victim of Ticket Game.
10. The Republic "Want" Ads.
Birth, Marriage and Death Records.
New Corporations.
11. Rooms for Rent Ads.
13. Financial News.
Summary of St. Louis Markets. I
11. Receives Bids for Condemned Good, j
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