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'HE MUSIC. The Proceedings of the South western Missouri Band Association. The Grand Parade of the Bands Witnessed by Thousands Music Everywhere. First Day. The reception was held in the crim inal court room yesterday afternoon at half past 3 o'clock. The room was crowded and the exercises very inter esting. Mr. Webb, of the Sedalia baud, pre sided and made a few remarks, ex plaining the object of the meeting, af ter which the exercises were opened by the Invocation by Rev. Herron of the Broadway Presbyterian church. A selection by the Carthage Light Guard band. Address of welcome by Mayor Crawford. Music, "The Star Spangled Ban ker," by the Apostle band of Herman. Response to the mayor s address of welcome by D. J. Mulholleu, presi dent of the Southwestern Band asso ciation. Song by Y. M. C. A. Senior. Quar tette. - Address by Hon. L. L. Bridges. Presentation of a beautiful music stard to the Band Association by Miss Nellie Ingram on behalf of the citi zens of Sedalia. Music by the Apostol Band of Her mann. Acceptance speech by Vice Presi dent Underwood of the Baud Associ ation. Immediately after the exercises the bands held a general rehearsal. On account of the rain last evening the attendance at the concert at Sich er's park at 8 o'clock was not as large as it would have beeu had the weather not been so threatniug, but the num ber who did attend were amply re paid by the magnificent musical feast spread before them. Trie musicians were rapturously applauded and the following excellent programme was rendered: Unison, "Hag Baby Quickstep' by Phil b. tose, by all bands. "Concert Schottische," Eclipse Military Band, Ulmton. Overture "Zelmina," by Ripley, Apostle Band, Herman, Mo. Selections, by Ringleben, Hobart Mili tary Band of Springfield. Serenade, "Stars are Twinkling," by Jiipley, Concordia Cornet Band. Selection, "Tarquette Tasso," by Doniz ett Light Guard Band, Cartnage. Union Overture "Oh My!', by Geo South well, by all bands. Overture, "Sells Brother Pavilion," by buppe, California Cornet Band. Overture "Kanawha," by Ramhouse, liobert Military Band, tspnngfield. Waltz, "Danube Waves," by lvanvoice, .Light Cruard Band, Carthage. Selection, "11 Trovatore," by Verdi, Apostle Band, Herman. Union Serenade, "Savona," by South well, by all bands. Second Bay. The weather to-day made amends for the disagreeable part of yesterday by giving one pf the fairest days of the season and just right for the pa rade and concerts of the Southwestern Band association meetiDg. The dec- orations of residences and business nouses stopped yesterday, .were fin ished this morning and the city took a gala day attire, flags and buntings floating in the wind in every direct on. The California Cornet band arrived last evening and this morning the Quarry City band of Warrens burg, came in at 10:30, making the total number of bands in attendance, eight. The event of the forenoon was the grand parade, and long before the time for it to form, the streets were thronged with people bent on witness ing the magnificent pageant and every available window along the line of march was occupied by sightseers. - The bands assembled at the court house at 10 o'clock. Each band was stationed at points two squares distant from the intersection of Fourth and jLamine streets. The shooting of a rocket was the signal for all bands to inarch toward the center and each band fell into place headed northward on Laniine in the following order : Carthage Light Guard Band. Concordia Cornet. Band. California Cornet Band. Eclipse Military Band, CliDton. Hobart Military Band, Springfield. Quarry City Band, Warrensburg. Apostle Band, Herman, Sedalia Silver Cornet Band. The parade moved northward each band about one square distant from each other in the following order; on Damine to Main, west to Ohio, south to Ninth, west to Osage, and form one hand composed of all bands, then north to Broadway, east to Ohio, north to Main, west to Osage, south to Second, east to Ohio and south to court house where the parade disbanded. "When the bands consolidated they formed eight abreast and presented a magnificent sight as they marehed with steady and even step through the streets playing in union so perfect ly that it was impossible to detect a single note out of tune. Ihis afternoon a grand concert is in progress at Sicher's park and to night at 8 another fine programme will be given. During the intermis sion in the programme to-night the Sedalia Flambeau club will give an exhibition drill and parade which will be one of the features of the evening. The following is a correct list of the different bands in attendance : II OB ART BAND, SrPJXGFlELI). John P. Paul, drum major. W. D. Woolley, Eb. cornet and leader. Albert Cox, Eb. cornet. Wm.Sprohs, Eb. clarionet. J. Malloy, solo B cornet. Berry West, 1st Bb. cornet. J. A. Hariiniller, 2d Bb. cornet. Fred M?3Ter, solo alto. E. P. Morris, first alto. E. L. Fay, second alto. K. L. Armstrong, 1st ten. Harry Schaller, 2d ten, H. M. Marion, Eb. Bass. J. M. Leckie, baritone. Martin Kapp. Eb. bass. Ira Jacpiith, snare drum. C. E. Wade, bass drum. QUARRY CITY BAND. J. M. Hemisfar, leader. Geo. Siaurer, Eb clarionet. Gomer Wells, 1st Bb clarionet. 0. H. Brock, 1st Bb cornet. Fred Day, solo alto. Wiufry Steele, 1st alto. J. Burnette, 2nd alto. J. W. Harris. 1st tent-r. Warren Carver, 2nd tenor, M. D. Hamisfar, barytone. J. Fitterburg, tuba. Fred Harris, snare drum. O. T. Brock, bats drum. CARTHAGE LIGHT GUARD BAND. Wm. Waison, drum major. E. S. Bennett, 1st Bb cornet. L. Leverick, solo Bb cornet. C. 11. Dumars, solo Bb cornet. E. Y. Hottel, Bb clarionet. W. J. Scott, Eb clarionet. Wm. Gerkey, second alto. J. W. Gray, first alto. W. J. Coyne, solo alto. T. M. Corwin, 2nd Bb comet. Alba Fountain, 1st tenor. Chas. Palmer, 2 i tenor. W. J. Sewell, barytone. H. Webhemer, tuba. F. Bennett, tuba. S. P. Bars, bas3 drum. A. S. Clifton, snare drum. APOSTLE BAND, HERMAN. Louis Kencheral, leader, clarionet. Theo. Gray, clarionet. Franz Keune, cornet. Charles Maushund, cornet. Jonn Pfautsch, solo alto. Albert Schubert, 1st alto. Charles Honeck, 2d alto. Aug. Kick, 2d tenor. Fritz Bernsdorf, tuba. Henry Maushund, barytone. Henry Ewald, bass drum. Kobert E. Mumbrauer, tenor drum. ECLIPSE SOLITARY BAND, CLINTON. J. L. Elleston, leader, solo alto. J. P. Stephens, 1st tenor. C. W. Beyer 2d tenor. F. E. Remmenberger, solo alto. A. M. Highnote, first alto. J. M. Stephens, second alto. A. G. Furgerson, Bb. cornet. F. Clements, Bb. cornet. F. S. Calloway, Bb cornet. C. J. Keil, Eb cornet. Bert Wright, 1st Bb claironet. A. W, Campbell, 2d Bb claironet. C. A. Lamarre, snare drum. D. C. McClure, tuba. T. Clements, tuba. C. A. McCracken, slide trombone. F. W. Hightlaud, barytone. Frank Larimore, snare drum. J. A. Stephnin, bass drum. Claude Turner, mascot. CALIFORNIA CORNET BAND. Fred. Hert, 1st. Bb flat cornet. Chas. Both, 2nd. Bb flat cornet. Ben. Hert, 2nd. E flit cornet. Pres. Cook, 2nd. E. flat cornet. Charles Mengel, 1st. alto. Charles Burkhardt, 2nd, alto. William Born, tuba. Carl Brile, barytone. J, M. Newton, tuba. John Bross, bass drum. Willie Hert, snare drum. CONCORDIA MILITARY BAND. L. Myers, ltt tenor. J. Kroencke, solo alto. A. E. Brnues, tuba. F. H. Bralman, 2d Bb. cornet. J. Voigt jr., barj'tone, J. Voigt sr., 2d tenor. H. W oilers, 2d alto. Wm. Brack man, 1st Bb. cornet. Fritz Brackman Eb. cornet. M. Alos. 2d alto. A. F. Dike, Eb. cornet. John Bredehoft, Eb. cornet Henry Freking, snare drum, August Brackman, bass drum. SEDALIA. SILVER CORNET BAND. h. E. Friemel, William Bender, John Katzer, Charles Hartenbaugh, JohnBusch, Emil Dorn, Scott Gregg, Sm Gregg, Herman Busch, Henrv Otten, Will Kahrs, Will Cailies, Sam Underwood, Fritz Goetz, Tom Garrett, Tony Short, David Webb. Tliirtl Day. The band tournament exercises ves terday afternoon consisted of a grand concert at the park at 2:30 whicn was largely attended and was a delightful performance. The weather could not have been finer had it been made ior the occasion, and the youth and beauty of the city greeted the boys and rapturously apphmied the splendid music. At the close of the concert the bands returned to the city and after tea, made the streets resound with ravishing music. The crowd on Ohio street was so great tlrnt it was almost impossible for the pedestrian to move and out of the question for teams and vehicles to pass for a distance of sev eral suqares. At 8 o'clock the v isi crowd repaired to the park to annul the last of the series of concert an nounced by the bands. A rare pro gramme had been prepared and ihe performance far exceeded anything of the kind ever witnessed by a Se dalia audience. The Flambeau club gave an exhibition drill and display of fireworks during the intermission in the concert. The gate receipts for the two performances uere over 8620. The concert at the park last night closed the musical part of the tourna ment and to-day nothing was left, but to close up the business matter per taining to it. The executive com mittee met at Smith's hall at 10 o'clock and spent considerable time in audit- ing bills and adjusting account?, o.:e of the items being the railroad fare of the viaitu g bands amounting to So-0. A resolution was passed extending the thanks of the Southwest Bind association to the mayor and ci'i. '"s of Sedalia for the generous and hospit able manner in which the' had re ceived aud entertaiued the visiting bauds, thtir liberal contribution and beautiful present of a music stand ; lo the press; to the railroads, the M., K. & T. in particular for generous treat ment ; to the county court tor grant ing the use of the court house ir re ception and rehearsal ; to Rev. Her ron of the Broadway Presbyterian church ; to the Y. 7M. C. A. senior quartette ; Hon. L. L. Bridges and Miss Nellie Ingram for assisting in the reception ceremony; the Sedalia Flambeau club ; Frank Krnger and J. N. Dalby and others for the interest manfested and labor done to make the meeting a success. A resolution was also adopted per mitting the different bands at the close of each annual me eting to nominate a number of the citizens of the city where the tournament was held as honorary members of thu association on account of their service during the meeting. In accordance with the resolution, the Sedalia baud nominated Mayor Ceawford, Mks Nellie Ingram, J. N. Dalby, Will V. Jaynes aad Frank Kruger. The nom nations were unanimously approveJ. State Senator Miller, of St. Louis, a member of the National League of Musicians was introduced by the pres ident and briefly addressed the meet ing and after first paying a handsome compliment to the Musical taste of Sedalia he stated that he had been del eghted by the league to invite the Southwestern Band association to be come a member of the league and at the request of the meeting explaiued the object and purpose of the league at length. The proposition was taken under advisement. The selection of a place for holding the next tournament being, the next business, several places showed up is candidates. Hermann, Pertle Springs, Springfield and Carthage being the chief aspirants. Carthage was fi jally selected, but the date of the meeting ! was left ior the executive committee to name. Mr. David Webb, of Sedalia, was elected president; Louis Reuchwal, of Herman, vice-president ; AVill Cailies, of Sedalia, treasurer ; J. P. Paul, of Springfield, secretary and G. R. Du- mars, or oartnasre, musical Director, which closed the work of the meeting. The bands began to depart on the early trains this morning and at "3:30 this afternoon the last one was gone and the third annual meeting of the Southwestern Band association was over. Eczema, Itchy, Scaly, Skin Tor tares. The simple application ot Swane?s Ointment," without an internal medi cine, will cure any Tetter, Salt Rhume, Ringworm, Piles, Itch, Sores, Pimples, Eczema, all Scaly, Itchy Skin Eruptions no matter how obstinate or long stand- 1 ing. It is potent, effective aSd costs 1 but a trifle What is more attractive than a pretty face with a fresh, bright complexion ? For it use PozzonFs Powder. SABBATH OBSERVANCE. j The Meeting of the Sabbath Day Observance Convention. Opened This Morning With Large Attendance Appoint ment of Committees, Etc. The Annual Sabbath Day Observ ance convention of the saie of Mis souri convened as the Cumberland ' Presbyterian church this morning at : y:j5 o'cloci and was called to order by Rev. B. F. Boiler, of the Ohio' sfreet Congregational church, who j rea lo j Herron was chosen as moderator. ieVi y. D. Grov, ni the Ohio Street M. E. church, as secretary Rev. B. F. B-Jller, Ju-!ge Richard sou and Thomas C. Newton were ap pointed committee on organization ; Revs. A. H. Stephens, Juo. Ashley, Wilson Asdale, committee on resolu tions ; Revs. Gault, Fiegenbaum aud W. K. Tuttle and Meesrs. White aud Brown, committee on state organiza tion ; Rev. Gray and J. G. While, committee on enrollment. The committee on permanent or ganization reported the temporary officers for permaueut orgiuizition. The convention was entertained byihe reading of an excellent piper on "Sabbath observance in rural life" by Rev. Thomas li. Tatler of Ediiki, Mo., The paper was made the order of ! the dav and remarks were made bv Bros. Gault, Mr. Porter, Rev. W. D. j Grav aud Rev. Taller ; x change in the programme was announced by Mr. Gault, and but one evening session will be held tc-night at the Cumberland Presbyterian church. The speakers for the even ing session are Rev. Wilber F. Craft, D. D., of New York whose subject is uSabbalh rest or Suuday work, which shall go?" Rev. John A. Brooks, D. D. of Kansas City willsptakon "The relation of Sunday to our civil and religious institutions." Dr. W. F. Craft, field secretary ot the National Observance Association, addressed the convention on the sub ject of organizing a state association m Missouri, Dr. George P. Hayes fol lowed with remarks. On motion, all resolutions were re ferred to the committee on resolutions and the convention adjourned until 2 o clock p. m. luis atternoon the attendance was very large. The exercises were open ed by song followed by prayer by Rev. Morrow of the united Presby terian church. A second hymn was sung and followed with prayer by Rev. Dr. Brooks of the Christian church. Rev. Dr. Hayes, of Kansas City, was introduced and addressed the con vention at length on the "Physical Observance of the Sabbath." DELEGATES. The following delegates were pres ent at the morning session, but a large number of others arrived on the afternoon trains and will be present this evening and to-morrow: Rev. Wilber F. Crafts, field secre tary, New York; Dr. Geo P Hayes, Kansas City; Rev. R. C. Porter, Winston, Mo , Bev. J. A. Morrow, Greenwood, Mo.; Mrs. Jean M. Mor row, Greenwood, Mo.; Mrs. Archer, Kiugsville, Mo.; Prof. C. A. Foster, Pilot- Grove, Mo.; Rev. R. r Donuell, Johnson county, Mo.; Rev. Jas. Klostermyer, Rockville, Mo. ; Rev. Jno. A. Brooks, Kansas City ; Rev. E. E. Bailey, Indian Territory ; Rev. J. H. Gillespie, Pieasant Hill, Mo. ; Mrs. Kate L. Shaw, Cameron, Mo. ; Mr. G. J. Hunt, Montrose, Mo. : Rev. J. W. Anderson and Mr. J. C. Howe, Moberly, Mo. FIELD SECRETARY'S ADDRE3S. Rev. Wilbur F. Crafts, field secre tary of the American Sabbath uuiou , who i3 here attending the Sabbath observance convention in address at the First Congregational church Kan sas City last night said ; The religious Sabbath treated Sun day work and dissipations as crime against God; the civil Sabbath only as crimes against man. In recent years legislation on this subject had been based not on God's will, but on "the general welfare." The Sabbath was pushing a petition against Sun day mails, against Sunday work in the military service of the government, against Sunday work in interstate com merce in short, a petition which asked congress to give Sunday rest to it n t.j fy.a :n-:J:;nn f a,U who wef under tne Jw?t" the general government. This peti tion would be tne largest ever pre sented to any government, containing 10,000,000 signatures, including the d the 04fn cnanter oi isaian, ioi- w .7 " r, - .. . --. i riwirr in-ii hum mm minKrn inr ornrtM wed by prayer bv Rev. Herron, of 1 10 fa-v al T",S UUowe(I- . the iJroadwav l'rcsbvtenan church. 0 v, - On moiion" of Rev, Boiler, Rev. Curran, claim ; judgment ior lo.- cardinal of the Catholic church and labor organizations to the number of 500,000 signers. rr v. ,.... nc c 2 u ing of Sunday mails be- : tweeu loronto and Lonaou was con- elusive proot that the scheme whs practicable. Equally conclusive was the testimony ol the brotherhuud of j locomotive engineers at their lust c ui ajvention of Richmond, when they ide- clared tnat the stopping ot Sunday trains completely was not only desir able but practicable. 1'robute Court. The following entries were made on probate court docket at tlie session yesterday : ( C. Chauey, guardian C. B. and J. Wheeler, initio's ; filed current re port showing $503.68 due wards. unn T iu aumwisiraior of esiateoMV.H. lurpenmg; current 25; 5th clas. J. West Goodwin vs. esrate of Mary S. Curruu, claim; judgment for S'2.40; 5th class. Hall & B, iler vs estate of Mary S. Curran, claim ; judgmentfor $108.05. Filth class. J. D. Crawford, guardian Miunie P. Fisher, minor, guardian fi!e3 re ceipt of new guardian for full amount of the estate in his hands and is dis charged. George R. Clopton, administrator W. E. Travis, estate ; administrator files receipt in full and is discharged. The entries to-day were as follows : M. H. Ssbert, curator J. A., S. S. and A. W. Kruse, minors ; curator files petition to sell Ward's interest in lots 7 aud 8, block 8, Cotton tiros', addition to Sedalia, for reinvestment, fale ordered at public or private sale, tor cash or one-hull cash. O. A. Stiue, curator Joshua Gen try, insane ; O. A. Stiue appointed guariiau aud gives bond for $2,000; approved and ordered of" record. J. and C. Rengen, executors of Gerhard Rengen, deceased; inventory of estate filed. C. T. Beach, administrator estate of W. H. Morris ; administrator files current report showing 282.45 due estate ; administrator oruered to pay all demands allowed. The Circuit Conrt. The following entries were made at session this mor Geo. D. Lowry vs. Peter Scally ; the death of plaintiff suggested. Wm. Deering & Co. vs. First National Bank, damages ; judgment for pJaintin for 8o at 6 per cent. M. McAlister, vs. Missouri Pacific Railway, replevin ; the case taken up for trial Saturday but not completed. To-day the defendant filed amended answer and plaintiff files reply. R. H. Wheeler vs. Churchill Scott and Saunders, appeal ; plaintiff has leave to amend account. Morrison Sullivan vs. Missouri Pa cific Railway, garnishee and George Leonard, garnishee ; defendant files motion to dismiss action. C. E. Lucas vs. Eliza A. Coe, Geo. W. Coe and H. . Knap; defendant has till 20 davs after term to answer. Wm. Blockstou vs. L. R." Castle, settled and dismissed at cost of defen dant. Wm. Deering & Co., vs. Calvin Gehringer, note; continued generally. John H. Tisch vs. Henry Kraus et al. attachmeut, note; leave to sheriff of Pettis and Cooper counties to amend, return and amendment made. Judgment 1st $353.43 at 10 per cent; attachment sustained and pro ceeds of sale ordered paid to plain tiff. Themas Carter vs. Laura Carter, divorc; continued generally. Carrie Taw vs. Alxaudra Taw, di vorce; decree a3 prayed for. German B & L. Association vs. Mery E. Cunningham, ejectmedt, in terlontcory degree by defunct. First National Bank vs. David W. Bouldin, judginent; continued on ap plication of defendaut at his cost. Ellis R. Smith, constable, for use of O. A. Cabness vs. James S. White, bond ; plaintiff deposits $20 a security for costs. J. M. Byler vs. B. Curran, appeal ; judgment for plaintiff for $100. Michael Lemon vs. J. R. Owens ; interlocutory judgment by default. Ihe following entries were made to day : J. C. Parmerlee et al, vs. J. R. Mise, appeal ; continued generally. ihomas uRobison vs. city of Seda lia, damages ; plaintiff files motion for new trial. F. B. Meyer et al. vs. National Ex change bank, Boston. W. S. Mackey and V. L. Porter, contract; dismissed by plaintiff at their cost. Louis Deutsch vs. Edward Donnel ly, ejectment; judgmentjfor possession and one cent damage with stay ot ex ecution until Sept. 1st. W. Hutchinson vs. R. O.Harris et al, note; dismissed at defendants costs. N. H, Henderson vs. S. J, Erskin, appeal; defendant files motion to strike case from docket; motion sustained. Kobinson vs. Leture, for wagon oit, trial. i Addie Clay et al vs. Jordan Swick et al, partition: sheriffs sale renoried. j C. E. Yeater vs. Curtis Field et al; appearance of Curtis Field entered by (Jcorro Lougan, and time eiven dur- ing term to answer. - The trial of the case of Ada L. Robinson vs. W. Latour for wages, i on inal yesterday, re3ul ed in a ver- diet for the plaintiff for 875.15. '1 he case of J. F. Williams & Co. vs. James Wherley, for damage for ureaiiii ui c i r rrafir. rnr nnrincr wo was taken up this morning and was given to the jury at noon. Wen Bby was dci, w $t her Caatona, If hen ahe iyjvs Child, h cried for C'aatoria. When aha became JGm, ha clung to Cattotia, k. hA m,n,. 1t j-raf ilarfr THE UNDERTAKER'S. The Annual Convention of Mis souri Undertakers now in Session in Sedalia. About sixty members of the Under taker's association of Missouri met in convention in Smith's hall at 1:30 p. m. to-day. G. B. Hickman, of But ler, Mo., president of the association, occupied the chair and M. H. Alex ander, of Marshall, Mo., officiated as secretary. An able address of wel come was delivered by the president which was responded to by different members of the association. The min utes of ihe previous meeting were read by the secretary and adopted. Qu'te a number of new names were preseuted for membership and elected. The usual necessary com mittees were appointed and will prob ably report to-morrow. The conven tion was still in session at the time the Bazoo went to press. A full report of the remainder of to-day's proceed ings will be published in to-morrow's issue. SECOND DAY. The undertakers' convention which convened at 1 o'clock yesterday after noon coutiuued in session until nearly 5 o'clock. The president, Major Geo. B. Hickman, of Butler, delivered an address of welcome. The secretary, Mr. M. H, Alexan der, of Marshall, read the following applications for membership : M. Crawford, of Otterville ; J. Hayes, of Lexington ; B. Woodruff, of Tipton ; L. E. Solting, of Higgins ville ; Weakley & Smith, of Sweet Springs ; W. W. Jackson, of Clinton; Silver & Burt, of Centralia ; McMan gai & Huff, of Warrensburg ; and E. T. Harvey, of Bethany. On motion the president appointed a committee on constitution and by-laws composed of Joseph Martin, of Lee's Summit ; O. V. Thornton, of Higgins ville ; H. D. Wellington, of Memphis ; M. S. Bush, "f Centra:ia and M. S. Weekly of Sweet Springs. The committee retired to consider the subject assigned them and did not return with their report until after 5 o'clock. The constitution as reported was taken up and after amendment in two or three particulars ic was adopted, whereupon the convention adjourned until 8 o'clock this morning. The undertakers' convention re sumed its setting at 8 o clock this morning, with President Hickman in the chair. Owing to a misunderstanding, no demonstrator was nresent aud 'the lec ture on embalming was omitted and the convention proceeded to the elec tion of officers for the ensuing year, which resulted as follows : G. B. Hickman, of Butler, for presi deut ; Joseph Martin, of Lee's Sum mit, first vice president ; J. J. Mat thews, of Kansas City, second vice president , M. H. Alexander, of Mar shall, secretary ; H. D. Wellington, of Memphis, treasurer. Executive Committee M. M. Weekly, of Sweet Springs, chairman ; J. C. McLaughlin, Sedalia ; and O. V. Thornton, of Higginsville. Delegate to national convention at Toronto, Canada. Joseph Martin, Lee's Sumit. There was some contest for the place for holding of the next conven tion on the third Tuesday in next May, but the prize was carried off by the Higginsville delegates and their city selected. Adjourned. The Road to Heaven. "A map of the road to Heayen, by a soul in purgatory," writes an author and literary critic, describing his ideal, and humorously confessing his failure to attain it. But if one knows the right path he should follow it. Why then, suffer in the purgatory of disease, when the way of es cape is in plain sight ? 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