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, SUPPLEMENT TO THE WEEKLY INTELLIGENCER. ANOTHER ALTON COMPROMISE. Callaway County Accepts Back Taxes from that Road. Last week's Iktklugbnce told of a compromise effected with the Alton people on the question ot back taxes b the Lafayette county court and now oomea another county, Callaway, that naa similarly aoted, although not until several suits bad been brought against the road, one of which is now before the supreme oourt for consideration Of course the compromise will take the case from the docket of Missouri's court of last resort. Anent the matter under disoussion last week's Fulton Gazette says : "David II. Harris, received a tele gram Wednesday afternoon from the tax commissioner of the Chicago & Alton railroad at Chicago saying that tbe proposition of Callaway county to compromise the tax suits now pending against the road was accepted and that a voucher covering the full amount would be forwarded later. The propo sition submitted by Mr. Hams in be half of the county was that .seventy five per cent of the taxes assessed against the road and all costs in the suits and commissions be paid by tbe road. The county will receive $5, 190,4 in payment ot the taxes on rolling stock owned by the Chicago &, Alton for the years of 1898, 1899 and 1900. "Mr. llama, while prosecuting at torney, instituted suit in the circuit court to collect tbe taxes for tbe year 1898 and obtained judgment. An appeal to the supreme court was then taken by tbe railroad and is now pend ing. Suit was also instituted by Mr. Harris for the taxes for 1899 and by the present prosecuting attorney, J. W. Tincher, for 1900, but these have never come to trial. "The defense of the railroad com pany in each suit was on the purely teobnical basis that tbe assessment was made by the state board of equaliza tion against the Louisiana & Missouri River Railroad company, an organiza tion that has no rolling stock. When the collector attempted to collect tbe taxes from the operating company it refused payment and tbe suits fol lowed. "Cases of a similar nature have been compromised in several counties of the state through which the Alton inns, tbe highest percentage hitherto paid being 66.73 to Audrain county. Tbe only judgment so far obtained in the circuit courts of tbe state was tbe one granted in the Callaway court. UHRI8TIAN CHURCH CONVENTION. One ot tbe greatest religions assem blage known in Missouri for year will take place at Mexico next week, begin ning Mondiy and lasting over Wednes day. It la a convention of the Christian church people of Missouri for the purpose of creating more broadspread and earnest endeavor In missionary and benevolent work. Io Missouri this church baa 800 preacher and 178,000 member, They also have 1,250 church buildings, valued at 2,600,000. This religions body has bad a wonderful growth In tbe past few years, having a membership In the United States of 1,150,000. Enjoyable Social Function. Mrs. John Meng and Mis Ollle Carter received at the home ot the former, at Third and Main streets, from fonr to six o'clock Wednesdav afternoon, and It was one of tbOBe delightful functions that characterize social events In Lexington. Mr. Meng and Mies Carter were assisted in receiving their guests by Mrs. R. C. Carter and Miss Myrtle Carter, of Big- glnvllle, Mis Mary Belle Carter, of Kan City, and Mlsa Mayme Bedd, of Dover Mia. Pauline Seller, assisted In receiving at tb. door. Pnnch was served, tbe bowl being presided over by Miss Marsha 8ellera and Mis. Jean Meng. Befreah menU were served. The feature of the reception was a guessing contest appertaining to noted men. Tbe Brat prlue, a bonqnet of beau tiful carnations and asters. Mis. Fannie Duling, while Mrs. John cggieetoo took the "booby" prize, one punua or ixjwney's chocolate ouHi. Th. interior of the beautiful borne of mr Meng was artistically decorated wito aetere ana palms and musio was fur oisnea by Prof. Btark'a orchestra. There was a vast concourse of invited guest In auenaance. Lon Kelly Wins ad Money at Sedalla seaaua uemoorat, Wednesday. Bent.li. The concluding raoe ot the afternoon was a 2:17 pace for a Dorse of 11.000 nH the universal verdict was that It wa tbe nnest race ever witnessed In Mlswinri. There were six starters, viz: Decoration wiuirrea Stratton, J. C, Lulu L, Mon nutt and Lon Kelly. Monnutt, owned by Gov. Colman, was me tavorlte with tbe crowd, with Lon Kelly second choice, but tbe followers ol tbe race course picked Stratton to win, and the result showed that they were on io tneir business. He came under the wire In tbe Brat beat In tbe fast time of 2:12, although It was given out officially as 2:13 Vi. Tbe horses passed under the wire follows: Stratton Brat; Lon Kelly seoond ; monnutt third; Lulu L. fourth; J. C fifth and Decoration sixth. Tlme-:33M. 1:08U, 1:3914; 2:13. Second beat Tbl. was a pretty contest between Stratton and Lon Kelly, tbe for mer winner. The animals came In thus: Winifred Stratton first, Lon Kelly second, bum L. third, j. c, fourth, Decoration fifth, Moonntt sixth. Time :33, 1:07, 1:42. 2:1554. Third beat Stratton Brat and winner of tbe race, Monnuth second, Lon Kelly third, J. C. Fourth, Deooratlon filth, Lulu Li. sixth. Tlme-:, 1:08, 1:29, 2:15, flat. Th. raoe was finished in a blinding rain. In a Woman's Power," the new modern drama which the brll llant young aotor Frank McGlvnn and bl excellent company will present at the Mew Grand opera bouse on September 16, possesses all those qualities that make a popular and auoeesstul play. It is re plete with strong and novel situations, contains a powerful love storv. baa un bounded heart interest and through It all ran a delightful vein of genuinely whole some comedv. . Every act Is full of life and dramatic possibility, whilst tbe climax to tbe third. wnicn snow the robbery of tbe express car of a train moving at full speed, is a thriller and a daring and sensational accomplishment in stage craft anddra matic development. The entire play from beginning to end Is full ol surprises and novelties to which faot tbe tremendous sucoess It now enjoy is largely due. Mr. McQlynn carries tbe entire pro duction down to the smallest details, and among some of tbe pictures shown are "A Drawing Boom of a Washington Man sion," "A Counterfeiter's Den in Balti more," "An Illuminated Ball Boom Soene" and a "Landsoape Between Wash ington and Baltimore," showing the flight of the limited mail train and tbe daring robbery of It. FAVORS HIQQINSVIIiLE. Last week' Hlgglnsvllle Jeffersonlan comment a. follows: Through J. K. Fletcher, a former resi dent of tbl. city, we learn that Mr. Perry Catron, of West Plains, favors holding the next annual ex-confederate reunion in this oity. Mr. Catron's reasons are "that tbe confederate borne Is situated here and tbe old veterans are anxious to come here on this account." It Is a good reason and should give us the reunion. Our business men and tbeex-oonfederate. of Lafayette oounty should not lose sight of this matter. Th transfer company keeps a call book at tbe Mammoth livery stable and one at tbe Qrand Central hotel. Leave orders at the, place. tf WESTMINSTER LEAGUE. Most Interesting Meeting Held at Wayeriy This Week. The Presbyterian Union of Westminster Lesgues met at Waverlv on Wiln.H.v and Thursday ot this week and it was an event of imoortanca amonv Phrimi.n worker. Tbe following oroaramme waa prepared lor tbe meeting: WEDNESDAY. Opening Sermo'n-Bev. K. C .Thomas, ot Marshall. Registration. Address by the Presldent-Bev. W. L. alckman,of Independence. Organization. trtneral BubJect-'The Kingship of Cbnst." In tbe Realm of Thought Rev. J. M Chaney, D. D., of Independence. In tbe Realm of the Heart-Rav. H. tf. Shiftier, of Lee' Summit. U tbe Realm of Word-Rev. D. M. Clsgett, of Loagwood. The Majesty of Law-Mr. A. O. Har rison, of Kaosaa City. Sermon Rev. H. B. Boude. D. D.. Cat lfornl. THURSDAY. Report of Societies. Conference Meeds: 1. A League Pub HCatOn. 2. Clroulatlnir T.lhrarloi 9 Co-operation of all our young people How obtained? Th League a a Training School for Personal Work Rev. W. L. Hickman, of Independence. The Christian as a Steward of Material Wealth Mr. B. C. Bell, of Huabesville. What can the Society do to Helo the rtsiorr Mr. John Motte. of Waverlv. Question Drawer. The Secret of Enduring Spiritual In flaence in the Soolety Rev. W. E. Beattie, ofUlgginsville. Christian Education Rev. E. C. Qor don, D. D., of Lexington. Th Claims of Missions upon Our Yooog People Rev. H. B. Boude. ot California. The Young People In Relation to tbe Forward Movements of the Church- Volunteer. Why I am a Presbyterian Rev. J. M. Cbiney, of Independence. Missionary Sermon Rev, E. C. Oordon. D.D., of Lexington. Tbe exercises were Interspersed with prayer and praise service, oon'ducted by tbe president. Killed by a Train, C. ,E Jenkins, aged about 60 year, wa killed by tbe west bound freight train on tbe Missouri Paclflo In tbe out between UlggiDsvllle and tbe Confederate Home Tbursday evening at 4 o'clock. He was sitting on the end of a tie with bis back to the train and was struck by tbe engine and his brains knocked out. Hi left leg was broken between tbe ankle and tbe knee, Death wa Instantaneous. He was an Inmate of tbe Confederate Home and was on bis way from Higglna vllle to the home and sat down upon tbe tie for a rest. There Is a sharp curve in the track where be was killed and be could not have been seen in time to stop the train. The train was No. 197 and in charged Conduotor Hackettand Engineer Hackett bat no blame of negligence in any way is mads toward tbe trainmen, Io a little book found in his pocket was an agreement where he bad glvtn a son into tbe keening of a man named I. W. Whit- sett, but did not give hia age or address. MET AT INDEPENDENCE. Tbe surviving veterans of tbe Mexioan war met at Independence yesterday and tbe people ot that town entertained them royally, There are few of these patriots ft sod tbe American people, honor and reepeot them as they deserve to be hon ored and respected. Adam Walk, of Pueblo, Col., an old Lexington boy, stopped over here Tburs day to see bis parent. He left yesterdav evening over tbe Wabash for Indian apolis, Ind., where be will attend a meet- ng of the Sovereign Qrand Lodge of Odd Fellows as state delegate from Colorado, lie will return here after tbe meeting of the lodge for a visit to his parent, Mr. nd Mrs. Adam Walk. Arthur B. Bullard arrived hare Tburs day evening aad spent the night with hi. father. He wa. on hi. way to hi. home in Richmond from Pertle Springs, where be attended the State Photographer.' con vention, which ha. been In seealon there for the past three daya. f utnam Fadeless Dye produces the fastest and brightest colors of any known dye stuff.. Sold by Cbas. W. Loomis. Capt. Joseph A. Wilson, who recently bongbt tbe Dick Reinhart plaos on Third street, has bad the house remodeled and fixed with modern Improvements la every respeot, making It ons of the most comfortable little bouse in the oity. He will move into It In about two week.. Edward Price left Tuesday night for St. Louis, where be has a position in the wholesale department of tbe Brown Shoe company. Ed. baa been In tb hoe store of Frank Krlebn for the paat four year and la thoroughly up to souff on shoe, and will make a valuable man for hi firm. - Frank A. Nicholson ba been appointed uperintendent of tbe electric light plant here, Mr. Nicholson Is a thorough elec trician, having worked here for the past four years, and Is therefore able to give tbe patron of tbe company the best of service. A better selection of a superin tendent could not have been made. Died, at his home In tbiaclty, Monday, September 9, 1901, at 7:30 p. m., of pleurisy, Josepb O. Fitzgerald, aged 21 years. Mr. Fitzgerald was an excellent young man and his taking oft when o young I a shock to tbe community. He waa married lee than a year ago to Mis. Allle Bbermao, and we extend our aineereat . sympathy to berln her sad bereavement. The funeral services were held at the Catbolio churoh at 10 a. m. Wednesday morning. V. Biesmeyer, of Higglnsville, has just completed eettlog up a four borse power' engine, a corn aheller, feed ontter and corn crusher on the stock farm of Walter B. Waddell. Mr. Waddell ba one of th finest farm In tbe Hate which Is stocked with tbe finest of Hereford cattle and since tbe addition of tbe finest ot machinery for preparing feed bis place cannot be touched for an up-to-date farm in every respect.- Th. United Daughter, of the Confed eracy will give a festival at the Turner hall on Thursday, October 3. Tbe pro ceeds to go toward paying tor the mon ument to be erected In memory of the confederate dead at tbe Confederate -Home at Hlgginavllle. Tbe festivals given by these ladle are always success ful and are well attended. It will be a good place to enjoy an evening and get plenty of tbe best to eat. Jessie Morrison was released from the penitentiary at Lansing, Kas., Thursday. Her bond was fixed at 14,000. but tbe bond she presented wa worth f80,000. Her case will come up before tbestateaupreme court at tbe December term. She baa been In the penitentiary since July Qtb, having been sentenced to serve a term of five years for killing Mr. Clara Wilev Castle at El Dorodo, Kas. She will visit friends at Excelsior Springs before re turning borne. Tbe secret service, the most exclusive branch of tbe United State government machinery, is the source from which tb story of Frank McQlvnn's big melodra matic success, "In a Woman's Power," I derived. Many new sensations and effect ara attempted in this production. including a novel railroad scene showing tbe robbery of an express car attached to a train traveling at full speed. Mr. Mo Glynn, the star of tbe company; Is a fin ished and accomplished actor and has the advantage of a very strong support ing company. He is a nephew of the celebrated Rev. Dr. Edward McQlynn, who followed his career on the stage with a keen interest. "In a Woman' Power" will be the attraction at the New Qrand opera house Monday, September 16. Set I on sale at Crenshaw and Young'. . Ram at Last. Considerable rain has fallen in Lex ington and vicinity during the past few days greatly benefitting fall pastures. Late corn bas also been benefitted and will yield well if there is not a prema turely blighting frost.