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THE ST. LOUIS REPUBLIC: WEDNESDAY. DECEMBER 28, 1904. 2 IK u FURS! FURS! FOBS! LAST FEW DAYS OF SALE! Th trfit Ruffian fur exhibit from tii Ku-aian wction of tlif Maniifiu'tur3 anl Va rlcd Indiutrt" bUUincs of th lVjuMann 1'ur chue Exposition are non on tnle at 111? Ol.l K STUKITT, A xrvHt Hicrlflce by onl-r cf tlie Ilus 'a Comnilviiorn-. Air I. A K Ilobinhon. an4 will continue until tin i-n-lro slock W sol J In onfler to soM tfcf Ions tlrl In t-Urir arrlml It waj necrasary to clo- out tlie entire fock at crvat Kacrlflc- li en thing In fur f .-ladtc an4 prnllenw-n ! on -xhitvtinn iMi-h mi , pcrtinily of (rttinc real furs ha nrrr bi n offered bffon- In tin I nltrJ Static ."11 .arlr n3 Inrpfct th-M Naiitlftil p-iV for y urs-e.f. aa ihcr IH Jlirfnl rf jii.r.kly. IXwi t for eet tN mimNT 111? 0' sir -f A. Ia-ulu Th Iurlin lur KxhlMf ltae mo .nnrcti n Hh anj fur lioue or ny fj: tlt-jltr? In th 1-niteJ State-. 1117 Olive Street New St. James Hotel ,- American Plan, $2. European, SI. hped-ii Ki'e to I'einjdncnt Gt.ita Ua.ri.ft ft. cars dlie-ct to and from a'atloa. P. SHORT. lTop. U I'RKl) KL.OOZ. ilcr HOTEL JEFFEHSON. lutes, rooms wlthou. bath,. .. J-trj nj w RaUa, roorn nilh bath . iJ an J i;p sPACiots sumpu: noMP LYMAN T HAY. Mrr NOTARY PUBLSO. JOSEPH F. FARISH, St. I,unls Republic Uuilitr O III re. 1I. Bell llnlu IlUls. Klnlm-h V .7:t. FOR. WOMEN ONLY Ue i.a liic n.tjL ciazi-n', bl a n J oil l l trliubltf i ciu eJ for i-iad ycrtoda It . reliett the inuii ob-sMa I comuUcatl ns from -ny tcu'-e In .& hoj-s. or 3 t. 4 rtx. v, l1.pl, t nam dan i or trterferrno xlth w.rk Me ha1 IhcukM iAp,j.re tt hunOreJs cf v.-n.fn an 1 liaxv nexr Lr"-& this rm rjv to fjll vou will ii .in 1 th 11- lit i -i le us bcfwlrr uaTiir meJlcIr.p tiat Injure tlie health DR. tt. l-"ATJ50ND IIDIO-J i il Bmi 111. W ADAMS ST CilK-'UIO. ILL- TAPE-WORMSSS matt. KftlirTTqntrfJ Sfnd2ciUn)pfor44-pirclto,t ?a f ETRMTrH.MgCl-Jllt.tJOUuTtiiU.t.IonU.U SHAFTING.! WHIRLED AROUND "William McEhvaiiie Badly by Macliiuory. U ii rlt 'William McEIwalne. 39 jcar old, of No. 22 Hickory street, was vihirleU around the shaftinc In the n. B. Brown Oil SIU1 Companj's plant at West Jefferson ae nue and rapin street e!tcrdaj- afternoon nd perhaps fatally injured. McBlwaino was oiling machir.cn'. when his clothinc was caueht in a belt, which dressed him from the floor and hurled him with sreat force ncalnst a beam His left leK was broken and his right hip dis located. He was taken to the City Hos pital. VALUELESS ARTICLE EVIDENCE .Wooden Husking Peg Leads to Thomas Johnson's Arrest. A wooden shucking peg of no alue is the evidence against Thomas Johnson, who is charged with breaking into the house of William Powell at Conduit ave nue and the Burlington Railway tracks. Powell Identified the peg, saying it had been stolen from his house. The hou-e was entered twice, first on December 20 and again two days later. The second time the burglar was chased from the house by PowelL Eyesrlauea and Spectacle Drs. Bond and Montgomery, expert op ticians, will test your eyes free. Eyeglasses and spectacles from $1.00 up. MERJIOD A. JACCARD'S. Broadway and Locust st BURIED UNDER TON OF FLOUR. Jacob Tittle Badly Hurt in Vic toria Stills. Jacob Tittla, 61 years old, of No ISIS Parnell street, was buried under several dozen sacks of flour in the Victoria mills, at Mound and Main streets, where ho is employed, yesterday morning. The flour neighed a ton. Tittle was piling the flour when it fell on htm. His right hip bone was broken. He was taken to the City Hospital, where his condition was pronounced serious. HEAD SOLID SORE Awful Suffering of Baby and Sleepless Nights of - Mother. CURED BY CUTICURA Skii Fair as a Lily with no Scar to Recall Awful Sore Writes Mother. " I herewith write oat in fall the be ginning and end of that terrible disease, eciema, which caused my babe untold nflerlng and myself many sleepless flight. "My babe wai bom seemingly a fair, healthy child, bnt when she was three weeks old swelling appeared on the back of her head, and In coarse of time broke. It did not heal bat frrcw worse, and the sore spread from the size of a dime to that of a dollar. I nsed all ihnde of remedies that I could think of, bnt nothing seemed to help; In fact, It grew worse. Her hair fell out where the sore was, and I feared It would never grow again. It continued until my aged father came on a visit, and when he saw the baby he told me to get Cutl enra Soap and Ointment right away. ' To please him I did so, and to my nrlse by their nse the sore began to over, the hair grew orer It, and to-day she has a nlco head of hair, her skin Is as fair as a Illy, and she has no scar left to recall that awful soro, and It Is orer eight months and no sign of Its returning." Mrs. Wk. Rtxx, Elk Elver, Minn. "Core permanent." So writes Mrs. Byer, Feb. S5, 1903, six years later: "Tonr letter of the 19th inat. received, aikleg in regard to the care of my baby seme six years ago. Well, tLt disease has never returned to her bead which at that time was a solid sore on top and down the back. Once or twice since them a patch has come on bar band near the wrist, but It finally disappeared after proper treatment witn uuticura." SfUSMMltMl tfc wU. CsUrar. lUwtrmt, , 0. tmm m ITn Sou. lie. D.MU Uiln. B Chnt- Sa.irm.lKnd.ur.lx i BmVm, tH Columk vlW CLEANING HOSE OFFICES sSheriff-KIrct (..-ore Herpel Will Take CliiU-,' Next Sundav. NEW DEPUTIES APPOINTED. Kdiuiind ( Ih'iioki-ii, tin Incum bent. Will Keihv to Private Life in Clayton Other Chanties. Uousp-cWnins: ha. begun In th Sheriff's o'lli-e in Clayton. Kdimiml ". Hencken, tin- Incumbent, will turn over tin- oiiic-o n -t Sund.r to Clt-orm Ht-rpel. his, siic c",or. anil is PttliiK e f:tlil-i!; n-m for ins liMW-tjMng llt-in.kt-1 has held the u!i fr four jear The Sl.-r!n will not leturn tu Mfniincc Towii'-hi!). win re ha as viigjjjiil in the gi-i.eral iiieiUi.r.Hli bu-im . bt-fui- his oleclio-i but will remain in Clajlon. liu i:ik itntf! a hou-e on Mcramec tnue. Ni:.. iif tiu- IlLenl furce of deputies will lie r taints bv Ii.iri'il. as he l.is tie en., d on the Jipii:itfin.nt of Andrew J. Mur.s Jr as o!!iee dei)ul ami Cliarlti Graf of lVrguwn and William oldirwurth of Clayton as, out-ide dti.utii-.. Of the prevnt roico. John W Hellair-, will be eume a dejiuti toiistabie under l'reil lynz. John V 0.e,lfort will go to Jelfeiaon C.l. liain been eletid a member of the Lower House of the Utile. al As-eni-bl from the Second Distuct in St. I.ouls ( nnt. while Harry Schneoko will retire to prUate lite ouiitj Treasurer 'liilii Denser is als-3 "p-uklmj up.' as He man Hackninii. his sue, c-Mir. will lake charge of the olliee mxt Suinl.u inornitie. William i" Wens ler. the newl fit end Public Admlnivtra to will alsu take iharse mxt .Monday irornini; Gus Knl.lMlml. County Judge eieit. will b iiistalleil tin the same day. Judc" Trttl 1. Kerth will not tHke tliarge of the Collet turs crlice until March 1, while Albert Jacobsmejer, the newly tlect ed Atsessr. will not be installed until June 1 These unlets aie the best in the Courthoust. pamg the incumbents from Jj wJ to IT.tsrJ a trar in feeF. It is understood that Kerth will retain the present force in the Colltctor's olliee. WILL HAVE TWO GOLDEN WEDDING ANNIVERSARIES. Couple. 'I'TvIce Married, Celebrated Their Tlrst One nt Mnncnutuli, 111,, itb n Fumily lteuulon. RBTUDL1C SPKCIAI Mascoutah. 111.. Dec -.Mr and Mrs. Jacob Alber of this city celtbrated their golden w eddlng with a family reunion here en Sunday. Both Mr. and Mrs-. Alber were born in Germany. They came to this coun try in lStl, and hae been residents of this city eer since. Although Mr. and Mrs Alber had neer been separated, they were married twlc. A few years after their first marriage ceremony the Catholic congregation was organized here, and as both were deout Catholics, they decided to liae a nastor ot their faith perform the marriage cere mony again, wnich was ubne in iSjT. So they will hae an opportunity to celebrate another golden wedding three years hence. Mr. Alber is 76 jears old and his wife is 74. Thev have six children Richard Alber and Mrs. Charles K Veto of St. Louis. Mrs Joseph P. Foeller and Mrs. William Rampenthal of BelleWIIe. Theodore Alber cf Missouri and Arthur Alber of Memphis, Tenn. LOTS ARE SOLD FOR TAXES. Proporrv of Ellis Wainwright Auctioned by Sheriff. Ellis Wainwrlght failed to appear jes terdav in Claiton when his nroperty In Tuxedo Park was sold at auction by the Sheriff to satisfy an execution on a Judg ment for back taxes. The property, consisting of two U-foot lots, was bought by S. X. Weldner. for tK Tha Sheriff failed to find Wainwrlght when the suit for the taxes was filed. It Is understood in Clayton that he has been sojourning in Paris since, the boodle ex posures some three ears ago, but no attempt was made to locate him in tho French capital and servico was obtained by publication. SUIT FOR FOUR MILLION. J. EL Kirby Proceeds Against Pat rick Oalhoun for Oil Stocks. RBPUBUC SPECIAI Houston. Tex.. Dee. 27. President Tnbn H. Klrby of tha Kirby Lumber Company ana Houston Oil Company entered suit against Patrick Calhoun of Atlanta and Now York to-day for H.ISO.OT). Th. lllTTlllT. ,T4 nil fnmn.i4n.. -.. Il.-.J - - ......... . ..u w. s.. iji.ti,-, tiieiiLiuueu and their receUers are made partle". Tho ni.i. is iw-tuu on i.u nnares or stock owned by Klrhy in the Houston Oil Com pany, which Calhoun held, and part of which he sold, refusing to make settle ment. MYSTERY AT WEST PLAINS. Stranger Supposed to Have Tried Suicide but Can't Be Found. nnpunuc special. West Plains. Mo . Dec T,. An unknown man attempted to commit suicide here last night at the Ohio Valley Hotel. He en gaged a room and this morning a cham bermaid found upon opening the door that tho bed and walls were bespattered with blood. An empty chloroform bottle was on the floor. The man could not be found. He left litters In the room for his par ents, also one to Jennings Lodge. No 16$ I. O. O. F. The letters were signed Char,es Arnoid.' The man was a stran ger and no one knows him. United States Depository. The National Hank of Commerce. Broad iay and O.ive, pays 2 por cent Interest on time deposits. AnU Hlra to Vote Asmlnat Kerens. rtETUBLIC BrCCIAL. West Plains. Mo.. Dec CT.-Representa-tlve-elect V 11. Cook of Howell County to-day received a petition plgned by more than one thous-itid Republican voters of the county, n-sking him to ote ngalnat It. C. Kerens for United States Senator. i . . V. ".- """: ieuer, naa a cla'ed for Mr. Kerens, and there la great indignation among RcpublicanH. Ho de clares that the bosses shall not dictate to lu in. To nnlld Oara.ee. Samuel Capen has bought sixty feet of ground on the north side of MoPherson avenue between Walton and Buelld ave nues for a site for a large automobile rhv. i ktxnn can lor n OUUOing Of at ractlve design. The ground was pur chased for a client of the Common wealth Trust Company for W.S00. Cotton Gin Destroyed. REPttBUC BPECIAU Dallas, Tex,, Dee, 27.Flr to-dny nt Itaska, Tex,, destroyed Prewitts' Cotton gin and much cotton, also M. 0. Howland'n stock barn, with several mules and much feed. Lou, fU,uC0; Insurancs, ROTO. BURGLAR Chiirle.s HutlLM- Had -Minh .Jewelry and .Money When Caujihl b Detective Killian. ENTERED HOUSES IN OMAHA. I'olitv Keeover Watch and Gems Sold to Pawnbrokers Un claimed Diamond Lizard Held for Owner. Dlamomls nnd l"elry alued at JV0 and Jill in cash wno found vesterdav In the jmckets of a n?Kro arrested bv I)etctixe Lee Killian at Highlit and Chestnut streets. An hour afler being taken to the Tour Couits the trngrn admltttd Hint tin- jew elr is the proceeds of seeial buriilnles which he rommllttd in Omaha. Neb He gave his name at Chailes Hutlur Ho Is also known as William Moort, he sajs When ariesteil the negro bad a pistol of large caliber hidden underneath his toat He tried to gel an.u, and tilth d f-r th reolier. but was kno. keil down l Kil lian. who ilKarineU him. Hutler told Assisinnt Chief of Di lis fives Ktely that he had committed the buii.1.1 nes in the "bad lands" of Omaha The ntgio's piituie was taken for the rogues' gallery and will be ent to other cltiis, a.s it is b-lieved he maj be wanted In several place-. The Jewelry found in the negro's, niies. sion consisted of a diamond star, contain ing sixteen stones, two band rins, a, gold watch and chain and other small articles llutler said that he had pawned a large diamond ring In a Sixth street pawnshop tor $." and a watch for $J5. Detective Killian i '.covered the ring and also found a marquise ring, containing twenty dia monds. DIAMOND L1Z.VKD rXCI.AI.MKD Chief of Detectives Desmond Is holding for ovners several pieces of jewelry, among them a gold lizard, set with fuui teen diamonds, and an emerald, which he sas Is worth at least $;). Detectives Dotzman and Shannon found the articles in a iiawnshop on Mai kit street, near Nineteenth street. esterd.o morning The pawnbroker bald that a nero brought the ornament to his piaeo svveral das ago and wanted to pawn it, salng a woman had - nt. him with it to get whatever he could for it. Tne pawnbroker refused to lend the negro on thing on the bieastpln. instruct ing him to bring the woman who sent him with it. The nero left the p.n with the pawnbroker, sajiug he would return with the woman When ho did not come back the pawnbroker turned the pin over to the police. The pavvnbrokei will be called on to look at Butler and may be ublo to Identify him. A watch and chain left at tho pawn broker's shop by a boj. who said ho was tmplojc-d at the Inside Inn, was al so given to the detectives. The bov naid a woman staying at the hotel had tent him to pawn it, but when told to bring the woman he failed to return. Manr aches and trains ilelO promptly to PAIlKKRh GIM.nit IONIC To It PAKKUl.'S HAllt IIAl.SAM will save 1MU1 hair. WUERTH BURIED AT NASHVILLE Interment Was Made in the Odd Fellows Cemetery. P-El'l'BI.IC SPECIAI. Nashville. 111. Dec 27.-Mltchell Wucrth, who died suddenly In his tipartments at tho homo of his niece. Miss Lizzie Stahler, at No. 2S23 Park avenue, St. I.ouIs, was buried here to-day. The funeral services were conducted by the Kcverend 15. P. Leesman, pastor of the German Hvangell cal Church. Burial was in tho Odd Fel lows' Cemetery. Mr. Wucrth was found dead shortly after he had retired, and an autopsy re vealed that he had suffered an apoplectic stroke. He w-as born in Germany, but had resided in St. Louis for more than twenty years. Several years ago he was bereft of his hearing and speech and I'd a very retired life. He was S years old. and was the undo of John Stabler of Thirteenth and Olive streets. CHRISTMAS FOR DEAF MUTES. Santa Clans Distributes Presents From Gorgeous Tree. The deaf mutes of Mater ConH!l had a most enjoyable Christmas at the lecture hall of the Institution at No 1643 Cass avenue Monday. About 1,500 greeted the coming of Santa Clatis. who appeared in tho person of Bdwin Davis, a member of tha force at tho Post Office, and who Impersonated tha Jolly old saint for the fourth time before tho pupils of the in stitution. A large Christmas tree, ap propriately decked out and hung with presents and candy, was a feature of the afternoon. As an echo of the holiday season, the Littlo Sisters of the Poor at No. ZXO Hebert street take the opportunity to ex tend their thanks and to express their gratitude to thope who have contributed to the support of the institution during the year. HOME FROM TRIP TO MEXICO. St. Louis 3utn Says Gambling Is Being Suppressed There. James A. Iteardon has returned to St. Louis after a trip through Mexico. Ho had as companions former Water Com missioner Edward Flad of St Louis and Mayor M. M. Stevens of East St. Louis. During their stay in tho Southern Re public tho trio were spectators of one of the great bullfights at the capital, and saw six bulls and seven horses slaugh tered. Mr. P-eardon expresses the opinion that the Mexican Government will soon officially end the life of this sport. Two of tho largest gambling-houpcs have had their licenses revoked and the disposition of the officials Is for reform along this line. St. Louis products are much in evidence throughout the country and much from America Is necessarily Imported to keep affairs moving, as Mexico Is In no sense a manufacturing country. Xexr Tear's Cards. The fashionable thing to send friends, either your own card or a fancy one. Great variety, pltln nnd artistic. MERMOD & JACCAnD'3, Broadway and Locust St. PASTORS AREEJJTERTAINED. Presbyterian Ministers Guests of Doctor Ayres at St. Charles. The Alpha Tau Epsilon, a club for social and religious culture, whose membership Is composed of the younger pastors of the churches, belonging to the Pan-Prea-byterian Alliance In St. Louis and sub urbs, at Its regular December meeting was entertained at dinner by President Ayres of Llndenwood College nt St. Charles. The party went to St. Charles on a special street ear. The club listened to the reading of a naner by the Reverend Walter M. Long- try, rastor of the Presbyterian Church at Clayton. At e o clock the party was ln xrlted to the dining-room of tho college, where a seven-course dinner was r.crved. At 9.J0 o'clock, . special car took the party back to th city. LOVE BIGS BACK TO ST, LOUIS Escaped Prisoner, Once Arrested in Connection Willi Melvin- lev's Abasbiuation. WOMAN HE ADMIRED DIES. Edward Zaftig Is Taken Into Cus tody for (letting Away From City Institution Two Years Ago. .. . $. ... . . EDWARD SArTIG. Who once told the police he helped to kill McKlnley. Is again arrested in St. Ixiuls Love for a school teacher, who died re cently, brought Htlwaid Saftig, alius Westlleld, an esc-iped workhouse prisoner, back to St Lou', after two ears spent In travel all over the woild Special Officers Mealy anil Cmighlin ar rested Saftig at Sixth and Walnut streets, Mondav night He was with Jacob Wolf man, who was also taken Into custody. They had an overcoat which Saftig had bold to Wolfman. S-ftig was first arrested In St. Louis, soon after tho assassination of President McKlnley, as he stated that he was a friend of C7o1jto"Z, who killed the l"resl dent. He declared tint ho placed the pistol In Czolgo-z's hand and showed him how to commit tho deed. He could not be connected with assassination, and was re leased. Some time later Saftig was arrested on a charge of petit larceny and scnt t0 the workhouse. He escaped and had not been wen since. Meantime, Saftig sajs he becamo ac quainted with a St. Louis teacher and fell In love with her, although he had no reason to believe she returned tha affection. He told tho pollco estcrday that ho had been In foreign countries since get ting away from the Workhouse, but that his love for the teacher had compelled his return to St. Louis, where he hoped to see her again. After reaching the city he says he nsv. certalncd that the woman had died re cently. Fine Wnteh Repairing:. Headquarters for the llnpst work expert attention given and prompt and thorough work guaranteed. MERMOD & JACCARD'S. Broadway and Locut st. Our new Cataloguo free. Write for It. ROTH'S BURIAL AT HIGHLAND. Deputy Circuit Clerk Dies After Operation on Hip. The funeral of George Roth, taxing clerk in tho office of Caspar Wolf. Clerk of the Circuit Court for Criminal Causes, who died at his home. No. 2323 South Thir teenth street, Monday, will take pace at tho home of his parents at HighHnd, III., to-day. Sinco childhood Mr. Roth had suffered from an affliction of the hip. caused by a. fall on the Ice He was forced to undergo several operations for osteomalacia. He did not rallv from the last operation, per formed In November. Ills parents nro Mr. and Mrs. George J Roth. He married Miss Blanche E Mum pcrow, and was well known in South Side German circles. He was 30 years old. Banquets for Sen. on '04-"OB. The Hamilton Hotel will make a specialty of banquets, bowling parties, etc See W. F. WILLI V.MSOX. Manager. STATE TRIBUNE IS SOLD. Purchasers Pay ?2,0flf for Sub scription List and Good Will. REPUBLIC SPECIAI Jefferson City Mo.. Dec 27. The State Tribune has been sold to John G Leslie nnd Byron E. Leslie, who will continue the dally and weekly Tribune under the name of the Jefferson City Tribune. This Is the name the paper had before It was Bold to Hugh Stephens, who changed the name to the State Tribune. The Tribune Printing Company disposed of the paper in order that It may give its entire attention to the State printing and tho general line of books and job printing which is beln;y done by It. The new own ers take charge of the paper on Janu ary 1. The cosldcratlon paid was $2,000 for tho subscription list and good will. Silk Umbrellas $2.00 to ai.5.00. Strong frames fine, durable covers handles In plain and fancy designs and flnlshes-J2 00 to $65.00. MERMOD A JACCARD'S. Broadway and Losusi st. Write for new Illustrated Catalogue. Homicide Verdict In Dumphy Case. Tho Coroner j estcrday conducted an In quest on James Dumphy, who was killed by Richard Burke In a. saloon at Seven teenth street and Cass avenue Christmas Exe. and returned a verdict of homicide. Burke will be held for the action of As sistant Prosecuting Attorney Dalton. Three Per Cent. National Bank of Co.-r.merce. Broadway and Olive, receives deposits on time, al lowing S per cent Interest. Chara-ed "With Theft of Cow. The police are holding John Halleran of No. 2317 Glasgow avenue, and James Mc Gee of No. 2S25 Howard street, on a charge of stealing a cow from James Carroll at No. 3S53 Easton avenue. The police found the cow, which, they say, McGee admits having sold to a dairyman on Natural Bridge road for g. Toledo, Ohio, nnd Return, $S 607 days' limit. $1315-15 dajs' limit. Clover Leaf Routs. 1M North Fourth at. p .' .. 1. ' '- , -!'!" - 1 i jrfsssBslsBslssstk. V .V" - Sa if THE WORLD'S BnANOioT JEWELRY ESTABLISHMENT. Gentleman's Suiid Gold Watch for s35. The watch as slmwn ! the abovs llmstrail ii ".Hi l-Ki-it gold liihlv ein.cil hunting e.is. fitted with i Mfrtnnd .: Jieeanl iron m-nl giiarantitd a pt rfei t tlmrk epf . pine Ki'J- Other Solid Gold Watches for (ieiitleiiieit. Prices 525.00 to 5860.00. Mail Orders Hilled. JlW'-WrtAL'B,,SJ i OT'V-VirE MILLIONAIRE ELECTROCUTED. J. W. Urifhii of Liniii. O.. Di".s in His llatln ooin. LJma O , Dee "7 J "U' Griffin one of the wealtl.ii st oil operators in the eitv and vice president of the Lima Trust Company, was electrocuted ill lus bath room here to-day. He reeeivtd .1 hi aw voltage of elec-trl--lt, the contact b- -i.g ii.ii.e b an iron register and an electtlc-hght ch indcher. His lingers were burin d through the skin, and part of the- light llxturts broken as, he fell to the floor. ROBBERY AT FLAT RIVER, MO. Thousand Dollars' N orth of .Jew elry Stolen at Xoon Hour. RnPUEMC speci u I'lat River, Mo. Dec. 17 Burglars forced open the front door of Tctlcy's jew elry store while he was gone to dinner to-day and stole $1 000 woith of jewelry, in cluding (ifty-ilve watches, fifty rinya and a number of chains The robbery was committed just at the noon hour, and tills, with the severe cold. wbMi kept ever body indoors, gava the robbers their opportunity. Real IXnte Transfers. AUSTRIA ft., s s . city block S.'3: Jiwph Ct-rvenka Jr to i"rank Ualr. HliJ wife w- i . . . J intlMUVAAl 5j It.. s.tjet l'ueeping and Davis, city bkx-lc iliz, btephan M I ltseh anJ wife 10 Annie Shaffer w d .... BltOAtr.V AY-I0 1 1 . V 5.. bt IV,irlne nd Uavls. cMj LlOek 3K. Jualah C bhan-or und wile- to Mephun M. ritsch and lf w d BItOAUWAY-:o ft. 3 In. e. l. b"lnff -j8 and :t,10 s. L'riadva city biotlc j3, Geurje Auuu&tln et l to Amalla Augunln qtc J BltOAUUAY-iO ft ! In. e , bclr.e , S. Uroadwaj. cllj bock 753 Georca Augustln tt al. 10 Mathilda. Aucustlu qtc. d . . . BROADWAY JO ft . w s.lt Pceppiag and Davis, citv Uotk is;. jos.atT c bhaftt-r to Stephan II ritsch- d.. Cv Nt.L"lIi ll wft.n , b-inc JUT Connecticut, cllj- block 4163. William G Bucnl-elt and v.lf to Marguerllo Itcalty Co d CoriAGh-4) f t . n e. blng S13 Cot tage, city block tlTi. Harris H Gates and wlf to f.llie Gucnsburcer et oi. v, d . . CCV1K UKII.I.IANTD-M ft., n s. . bet. Clara an! Goodfellow. cltv biccl. 4013. Chari'a it lli:ttlj and who to Patrick Hughes w, d corr; brh.uante-m ft -'. in., n , bet. Goodfellosv and Hamilton, city block 45-'.'. Annie Kearne to .Mart bparbur and wife w d CI UlK-) ft II In s a. bt First and becoad. city block 37; Abrarani It. llronii et al to Walter iiroun ntr. it CL.AIIK 30 ft. 11 In . x s . belne 114 and lid Clark, cltv block 37: Joinra Judeon and huband to Iaac V. Ilrown qtc. d C1-AHK.-33 ft. 11 In , s 1 . bt. Klrst and Second, cltj 1 lock 37; James G. Brown and wlfa to Waller Bro-m qtc. d .. . Cl.nK 3) ft 11 In , 1 a . ben? 114 and 316 Clark, city block 37: Keren ir Stannard et al. to Isaao V llronn qtc. d CI.VRK-W ft. 11 In . 1 s . belnar 111 and 115 Clark, cltj block 37. Ilederlca W'alkT to Jsaac V Ilrown qtc. A CIPJi-W ft. 11 in . s , bet Kirst and Second, city block 37. laac V. llrown el al to Walter urown qtc d CI.AIIK ?1 ft., s s . s e enr Ninth, city blix-k 4S. Nicholas Sch-irff and wife to Columbia Transfer Co vr d nAlTON 1M ft., s a . eat of Onnd, city block lSII, J. C Muren and wife to Easton Avenue Fuel and Ice, Co qtc d HltiHTKKNTII-: f t . w s bet. Mad ison and Mullanphj, clt) block 2XC. Thomas Purns ard wife, by tni'tee. to Gtrge Ilothe tr d E.M-OalTION AND XIF-slC 11 M.I. bulldlnir on property bounded north by St. Charlw. eatt b Thirteenth. iuth by Ollva and west by Fourteenth (formerly Missouri Park). nJsj 10 ft. n i Iwcilst, n e. co". Thlrle-n:h. city block 874. also ersonal propertv bt, I-ouls lErosltlon and Muiic HaU As sociation to St. Iuts Union Trust Co. qtc d nxi-osmoN and mcic hul Ilulldlnff on property bout-d! north by St fharles. eant hv Thirteenth, south by Olive, west by Fourteenth, fonreriy lilourl Park, also 100 ft., n 1 Lo cust, n cor Thlrteen'h deel fhr.wi PourtsenthJ.clty block 824. nho perstnal Sropenv . bt I..uls Union Tust Co ro t. Louts Public (Free) Ubrar qtc. d YJjOTIA 101 ft . i f , bet Thurmia ani Klemm. city bleej; 413. Clara. Bn steln to John W Uenstrtn vr d OAr.NKR- ft . n r blnB 67r; Gir ner city blr-k 451'!. Mirparet M Mrs and hu'band to Robt. I Lynch w a GlHON 17 ft 6 In . s .. bet. Glb3n and Bole, cltv block 51.2; lohn IIrry Hue'smann and wife to Joseph Ilhle find wife v? d OinSON-SO ft., n r. bt. Tavlor and Klnr's hlshway. c'ty blnek 5073; Aiple it. Hemmelmann Reil Hstat Co. to Claries Happel w. d ICINGSUUKY 31 ft., n . (proponedl. vrst "f De Ballvlere: u S survey S78. Edtvartl b Warner Jr., by trus tee, to Davis estate tr 'a d LtCLEDC-75 ft., n , bt Newstead and Kuclld, city block 3501; Kerry II Wagoner and wife to ralr Bulldintr Co w d. IJUISIANA to ft 10W In . e a . bet. block 27SS and Neoeho. city block 173S. John Kremer and wife to Carrie Ger lach w. il McPHRRFON-S f t . s . oelne 4233 Mcl'hersor. cltv blrck 3313U. Jehn D Griffith and wife to M-irlon G Keown w. d MEXAItD 9 ft . e. t . s e. cor. Shen andoah city block 711; John 1 Scl-.eele and wife td ('has. 1. Keder w. d .. NINTH 4) ft., e . beinK 1315 N. Ninth, city Mock 3.11: HTirj Anlreas et al to Gustave A Milbmdt w d ... NO FRONT 124 ft. C In by 176 tt. 6 In . also 1.2 ft. C In. by US ft.: In U. S. survey 7j03. 1-rank F Henseler and wlfa to Georae A. Held, trustee w d PATT1FON ; ft., K s . bet Kdnord-l and llackllnd. city block 4)17; llcnry Greber ard wife to Ausrust A K. Rlchter and wire w d .. ROE All interest In private streets and als as shown recorded In book 77. Iajce 1-J. Emma Ito- Tlttmann et al to I'hlllp lletz a.slsncei. et al w d llOOi-BVEt.r .-7 It. G In . s s . rlty block 5:11. Giltcnue Ital Eftate .ird Investment Co. to Alfred If IUnjamlu w d SKf ONI 0" ft., e i . Ict. Withers and Talcott. :!tv block 3381. IYed ilarer. president. -t al . to Majer Fertilizer and Junk Co w. d SULLIVAN J5 ft . n. r , bet bprlliB and Prairie, city block 23S3. Henry Oetlennann to Louisa -Mad-'cn w. d TENNE.'-bi:Es1 ft . e. s . be. Osceola and Neosho, city block J720: Anton 1 Geers and wife to Charles C Hartung and wife w. d .... TEXAS 73 ft 4 In . e s , s e. cor. Pcs talozzi. city block 1953: Louis Peter eon et al to Geonse L. Zimmerer-w. d. WALNUT 78 ft. 4 In . 8 s , being- SB-14-1S and 1 Walnut, city Mock l'i. Corlnne L Scott et al. to William L Scott all Interest w d 1 til 700 1 I 1 1 40,000 J. COO I s 2,V) S"C0 10 7.M0 5,:m S.O-j-3 1 two 2.C0O 1 J.0 1.000 't0 1 4.0W HniltllnBr Permits. American Brewing Co . two-story store and flats. Nos. 6120-K Page avenue: $9.4 r). Jam's E. Pener-. four two-story trick dweP Inss. No. S714, 67U. (73 and 67a Baxtxner t.vcaue; t20,OM. Mermod & Jaccard's Watches for New Year Presents. Hver five thousand watches to from, the best made. "Mermod card's" celebrated timekeepers, at from $.3.00 to $1,075.00. TO-DAY WE OFFER A Lady's Fine Solid Gold Sin Watch Set With Diamonds 40. This elegant watch, solid 14-karat cold, richly carved huntinc case, set with (3) beautiful whit diamonds fitted with a Mermod & Jaccard movement an exceptionally good value. Price only iM8.00. I.ndi:s' Other Solid Hold Watches. Set With Diamonds, Sjs.GO to Sl.675.00. Ladies Solid Gold Watches, SI8.50 to S00 00. Mm a JAOOARD BROADWAY AND LOCUST ills" isnissHTJi I HO LiDAY wk aiii: i.v a posrrio.v to slppi.y ov with the FINEST (IMPORTED AND DOMESTIC) Wines, Liquors an WHICH THE WORLD I'KOnOCES. We Invite you to make your selection from the large assortment of Pure. Healthful and InvlRoratlns Goods contained in our 3 Large Stores and 3 Immense Wine Vaults riace your orders now and tbe same- vrlll bare our prompt attention. JOHN BARDENHEIER WINE AND LIQUOR COMPANY 210-212-214 MARKET Klnlocli A S4.1. Rell Mnln 10.M). Why? clean and healthful. We use no acids to cure, color or cheapen our meats. You want St. Louis business to prosper we are strictly a St. Louis bouse we and all of our employes live and spend our money in this city. Then ask your Grocer or Butcher for our Roods give them a fair trial; If found satisfactory, accept no others. See that our brand is burned in on the skin side of the meat. Telephones- -Dell. Mnln IKS.". Klnlocb, O 338. NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS. Tax bills for 1004 will hare to be paid on or before the 31st inst. The heavy penalties provided by law on delinquent taxes will be enforced after January 1, 1805. Payment now will save time and Inconvenience to taxpayers. I.. F. HAMMER, JR., Collector of the Revenue, St. Louis, December 10, 1004. City of St. Louis. ASSAULT TO KILL CHARGED. John Ha rile j Arrested on Fellow Plumber's Complaint. Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Dalton yesterday Issued a warrant charging John Hunley, a plumber, with assault to kill. John Dcmpsey. a plumber, makes" the complaint. Dempsey charges that Hanley struck him with a piece of gas pipe as he was entering Keene's shop at No. 1305 North Grand avenue, Monday night. Sergeant Gleason and Patrolmen Ma gulre and McEnroe arrested Hinley after a chase. Dempcy was rendered uncon scious by the blow. The desk In the plumbing shop had been broken open while he was Insensible, but so far as the police were abe to ascertain, nothing of value was stolen. Hanley had worked a few dais for Kecne. IHrthmonth Rlngr. Solid gold blrthmonth rings, birth flower engraved on shnnks J5.00 With diamond center In flower J10 00 Inltlil engraved on signet free. MERMOD & JACCARD'S. Broad wav and Locust st. Our new Catalogue on request. PUTS DETECTIVES ON CASE Chief Desmond Investigates Hold Up of Hunter Keith. Cnlef of Detectives Desmond jesterday assigned to the hold-up of Hunter B. Keith, who was walald Monday night at Hammctt place and Marcus avenue. De tectives Dooley and Stoops. Keith was on his way to his home, at No 1S2S North Grand avenue, when at tacked by a negro, who attempted to grab his diamond stud They grappled and the negro drew a revolver, -vhich was dis charged, slightly wounding Keith on the little finger of the left hand. The negro escaped REMEMBER THE NUMBER 109-411 44 " STREET NO TH SHOE WEBSTER SCHOOL SHOE THAT'S ENOUGH TO REMEMBER Ui nn, CT H Sal'M EXCEPT THAT IT 18 mJS1.I1 J ' SEE HARRIS, 409 n. sixtTTst. mahj touk OBsaa. lOWEST-PRIC-D HOUSE IK AMERICA FOR FINE GGDQS. choose &Jac- prices ST. i i Cv Writs for l KJ Catalogu?. t V9 f, "ysvM-tf&ti'tT--' ' ---.---' .- .... - aw ass tw nrsrrrr-rT-TsrTTfTissrrTsrsa ZSs&5ZZ2SK xxy&zi ST., ST. LOUIS, MO. Established Thirty Years. ERE ft nnrrisak COX&G OSKk 0f3k ffliiBslV il a U II HAIS, BREAKFAST DAOOr,, PURE LARO. ASK FOR THESE BRANDS. ACCEPT NO SUBSTITUTES. Because they are first-class in every respect, carefully se lected, cured In this city by the old method, with the best materials, smoked with hickory wood only, absolutely COX & CORDON, 1019 S. Third St. I TSEFUL DESKS.. Desks that wear well, look well cost not much Yawman & ErbeHfg. Co. 512 'Washington Avenue. ,k i MninSaiOJIi i A02& Who is your I OPTICIAN? Wa would like to be. No ch&n o chares ;ivirg ac- tor resting your eyes and glvlr rice. Satisfaction euarnrteed. CLASSES TROM 1.00 CP. -i, IP. g ns, a ifflc- J Bar HYATT'S OPTICIANS 111 N. Ellrtth St.. Opp Pt Offlc- SaPpvl HPIl! Old Ulan Found Dend In Tied. The Coroner will hold an inquest to de- terrnlne the caue of the death of Charles I V-. Rled. 9J years old, who.e lifeless body was found in hit bed at the home of hlr daughter. Mrs. Mary Horst. at No. 1S39 i South Eleventh street. Christmas morninj-. Old Man Reported 3IIilnrr. The Little Sisters ofthe Poor yesterday reported to the police the disappearance of Peter Barsenberg. 70 years old. an inmsts of their Institution at Twenty-second and Hebert streets. He left the house Monday morning:, and had not returned. ff n 1 .W A I m J aaBk- rrr s$- - , ;'. jv-:fr Ji"ir -. l- .aBkW-v. ,'ss-"fi't3'