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St. fonts f cst-gispa fflWmeslmB. gmte 5, 18S0. 4 t i hay now on?y temporary shelter, that a committee be appointed to oollect such article ot clothing and especially bed clothing as can be spared. Now that summer leaion Is on. It can hardly be that a house In Washington can not spare a blanket or a coverlet, and, third, I suggest that from the substantial business men and others there be appointed a committee who shall collect money. For, after the first exigency is past, there will be found in those communities very many who nave lost their all, who will need aid In the reconstruction of their demolished homes, and in furnishing them so that they may be again inhabited. "Need I say in conclusion that, as a temporary citizen of Washington, it would give me great satisfaction if the national capital hould so generously respond to this call of onr distressed fellow-citizens as to be conspicuous among the cities of our land. Applause. "I feel that as 1 am now calling for contributions I should aay that on Saturday, when first apprised of tbe disaster at Johnstown, I telegraphed a subscription to tbe Mayor of tnat city. I do not like to speak of anything so personal as this, but I felt it due to myself and to yoa that I should say as much as this." A list of Vice-Presidents, Including the members of tbe Cabinet, Chief Justice Fuller, Chief Justice Bingham of (the Supreme Court ot tne District and twelve of the most prominent business men of the city was chosen, and Secretaries and a Treasurer selected. Calls for subscriptions were then made and tbe responses were numerous and for quite large amounts, a half dozen being for $500 each. About 110, 000. was raised In tbe hall. Surgeon-General Hamilton has received a telelegram from Past Assistant Surgeon-General Carrington, who is on duty at Johnstown, as follows i A Conference at the White Howie. WABHI5GTOH, D. C, June 5. This morning the President bad a conference with the Attorney-General, the Secretary of War and the Secretary ot f'ifi Navy and Surgeon-General lton of tbe Ma rine Hospital 'A with regard to measures for the of the Johnstown snt ferers. It is nnd- . jod that the question of supplying army radons and disinfectants was thoroughly considered, add tbit prompt action will be taken. "Arrived 6 p. m., June 4. Large portion of town in ruins. Many Dodies oi men . and animals yet among debris. Horses being burled, and persons recovered are embalmed and burled as rapidlv as possible. Considerable sickness from exposure to wet and cold. Greatest danger to pnbllc health is feared from over- crowding and filth in the inhabitable part of town. Sanitary meeting to-morrow morning when x will report further." Los Angeles' Mite. Los Angeles, Cat., June 5. The Hebrew Benevolent Society of this olty yesterday for- warded $1,000 to Gov. Beaver of Pennsyvania for the relief of tbe flood sufferers. Daring tbe day another $1,000 was raised by the Conn-oil committee, banks and other Institutions. Danville's Meeting. By Telegraph to the Post-Dispatch. Danville, 111., June 5 A public meeting of citizens of this city and county has been called to be held at the Court-house this evening to take action in behalf of the Johnstown sufferers. Minneapolis' Contribntion. MrorEAPOLls, Minn., June 5. The Citizens' Committee to-day voted to send 2,000 barrels of flour to the Johnstown sufferers. The order was divided among the mills, so as to get the flour as early as possible. GenerouH Chicago. Chicago, 111., June 5. It is estimated that Chicago cash contributions forthe Johnstown sufferers to uate aggregate about $90,000. SYSTEMATIC OKDER. Tbe Belief Work Progressing Bemoving the Wreckage. Johxstoww, Pa. , June 5. There la no surcease of horrors here to-day, but the sit uation is resolving itself into some thing like order. Tbe relief work has been eo systematized that there Is no danger of any confusion. At the several distributing depots hundreds assemble morn ing, noon and night, and forming in line, are supplied with provisions. Men and women wittt families are given bread, butter, cheese, bam and canned meats, tea or coffee and sugar and unmarried applicants sliced bread and nutter or sandwiches, bometblng like aocu racy is being reached, too, in the estimates of loss of life, tbe most conservative! estimate now putting the number at 10.000. The nine hundred army tents brought on by Adjutant-General Azline of Ohio have been pitched and tbe two white- balled villages now afford shelter to nearly TietB of Driftirooii on Tract at Song IToVotc- The Beaton Why the Tram Didn't Go Any Farther. ' ' sj.ouo Homeless people. These villages are polloed and under charge of Gen. Axllne The action of the authorities yes terday In consolidating all au thorlty and resting it on Mr. J. B Scott of Pittsburg, as dictator. Is received with favor on all hands. Dictator Scott has taken hold of the stupendous task Imposed upon mm wttn energy, ana already nas mapped out nis work and assigned the direc tion of various portions of it to men EQUALLY ZEALOUS. Already he has 2,500 men at work, and has called for 2,500 more, to hom he promises work for sixty diys at $2 per day and board. Air. scott in an in terview this morning said that he proposed to clear the town of all wreckage and debris of all descriptions and turn tbe town site over to the citizens, when he has completed his work, clean and free from ob tructlon of all kinds. In conversation to-day Sopt. Duncan oi tne Jounstown street Kallway and one oi tne leauing citizens oi me piace said that as soon as tne people recovered In measure from the dazed condition in which they have been since the catastrophe. Immediate measures will b taken in the direction of rebuilding. Tbis will he a gigantic and costly work, but Mr. Duncan expects to see a new city spring from the ruins of Johnstown. The work of reconstructing the road-bed and relaying tbe tracks of tbe Pennsylvan Railroad is being pushed forward vigorouslv In charge of engineer of maintenance of way Nittredge of the Panhandle road And already trains are running down to tbe passenger station while construction trains are able to go considerably further. By nieht It Is expected tnat tne nign embank ment at the big bend of the river which de fleeted tbe river from its cours on the fatal Friday, and which waa finally washed away Itself, will lift reconstructed. Althougn the loss of th nmbria Iron Co. will foot up Into tbe mil 'tons, the destruction of their plant is not as . id as apprehended ana reported a first, an officers of the company now say they expect to resume operations wimin inirty aays. Hundreds of Cambria employes are at work to-day clearing away the wreckage and there Is much complaint, over the conduct of the nmnany otilclals In cutting their men off tli general work to their own premises. The officers of the company Justify their action on the ground that the sooner they can get their works in operation again me better n win be for tbe couimuni unity. V, aken to the AXnrgve. , Pa., Jane 8. At 1:15 after-lies were taken from debris Take i JOH8OWT, toon fifty bodies were taken from 'IB!. in front of the Catholic church In Johnstown Borough. About forty of the bodies were those of women. They were immediately removed to the Morgue for identification. THE LOCAL RELIEF FTJND. Contributions for the Flood Sufferers Free Transportation Offered. Excelsior Council, No. 17, Legion of Honor, at the close of its meeting last evening started a subscription to the relief fund for the benefit of the Johnstown flood sufferers and succeeded In raising $12.50, contributed by tbe following members who chanced to be present at the time: L. E. Anderson, Aug. Gerdeman, r. A. Mueller. Sweeney Geo. W. Pipe, C. Cubberly, . H. Curtis, D. Fitzgibbon, Dubinsky, H. Rawlings, J. Kiser, C. Schuster, J. Fitzzerald. W. W. Graves, T. P. McKeUeaet, Bryan Brady, C. fii. Linley, Jos. McLain, C. H. Hart, T. J. Kelly, T. G. Foley, Jos. A. BIu9man, 11. D. Lancaster, A. Bntts. Jas. A. Carroll, John Myers, c . Gibson, W. F. Halpin, Dr. F. P. Johnson, R. J. Lancaster, . J. Wade. A check for $10 was received at this office to-day for the Johnstown sufferers from Henry C. Hollman of Main and Chestnut street. To Vte Editor of the Post-Dispatch : Dear Sir Tbe American Express Co. will MAP OF THE transport free of charge to Pittsburg. Pa. , Its nearest office to Jobnstown. any donations of clothing or money which are made and shipped by duly authorized committees. In aid of that Ill-fated city. 1 ours truly. 11. t. Rood, Agent. Arnold Laneer sent So to this office to-dav for the Johnstown fund, and Joseph liaer sent Jl. J. K. Sidebotham left $3 for Johnsto wn suf ferers at this office to-dav. Over 9oOO Raised in Shaare Emeth. Confirmation service was being held to-day at the Jewish Temple Shaare Emeth. corner of Seventeenth and Pine streets, where the Rev. Dr. Sale caused a collection to be made for the Johnstown sufferers and between 5500 and $fi00 was quickiv raised for that purpose. The money will be turned over to the proper ootn-mittee by Dr. Sale. THE MEETING ON 'CHANGE. St. Louis Responds to the Call of Distress From the Conemnugh Valley. The mass-meeting which wss appointed to be held at 1 o'clock to-day on the floor of the Merchants' Exchange was called to order by President Charles Cox, who at once introduced Mayor Noonan. There were about five hundred people present and most of them were the members of the Exchange who happened to be on tbe floor. The chairs on the platform were occupied by President Cox, Mayor Noonan, Secretary George H. Morgan, ex-Gov. E. O. Stanard, Mr. Frank Galennie, Charles Meade, the Mayor's Secretary, John B. Gondolfo and John Wahl. The purpose of the meeting was to raise money iui-aiately to aid the Johnstown sufferers ann to appoint a committee to canvas for subscriptions. When Mayor Noonan took the floor be said : "I will not recite to you again tbe circumstances tnat have brought you together. They have been told you by tbe press of tbe country and you are ail familiar with tbe details of the terrible disaster that has come upon a part of our country. It is time now for action, not for words. As Mayor of your city, recogniziug forty-elgbt hours ago tbe necessity for quick action, I took it upon myself to issue a proclamation. or rather a notification tnat goods for the sufferers would be received at the office of the Mayor. I notified Pittsburg that St. Louis would not be backward in extending aid to Johnstown. Other messages have passed between Mr. McCreery, the Chairman of tbe Relief Committee, and myself, and the Board of Trade of Pittsburg has sent you an appeal, and in answer to that appeal this meeting has been called. I am simply here at the request of your President to aid you in any way lean. Tne following message was sent to Mr. McCreery this morn ing: w. u. weereery, cnairman or tne lienor Committee. Pittsburg, Pa: I send draft for $5y0, contributions brought into my office. The merchants are now in session raising money. "K. A. Noonan, Mayor." Tbis is not a public meeting as we hoped It would be. It is a meeting of merchants who have been so heavily drawn npon in the past that I know we cannot expect much now. There are some wealthy men and millionaires, who are not connected with mercantile pursuits, who have not been heard trom, who have not contributed to aid the sufferers, and to my certain knowledge they have never contributed to anything else; so the responsibility falls upon the merchants again. Hut this Is an unusual occasion. The disaster In the Conemaugh Valley is the greatest calamity of modern times. It is not confined to the State of Pennsylvania. Our grand country is one, and so closely are we bound together that when onn part of our nation is struck we are ail struck. What is to be done must be . done quickly. The charity that comes quickly is the real charity; that which is slow is orten of little avail. According to reliable Information between 12,000 and 15,000 now lie dead in the little valley of Conemaugh. Tho visitation of God is upon them. "1 don't want to say much. There Is not much to say, except that we should generally come forward to aid and assist our brothers who are suffering. Let us help to bury their dead: let us give them food and shelter untl they can care for themselves. Philadelphia hasgiven (200,000: Kow lorfc, J100.000; Baltl ttmore. 530.000; Cincinnati. $40,000; Cleveland, $38,000, and De Sota, Mo., $ti50. Let St. Louis now come forward and show herself tbe great and good city that she Is. E. O. stanard was Introduced and made a stron? appeal. He spoke only a few minutes, but he pointed out that the industry of tnn Conemaugh Valley was manufacturing; that all its factories have been swept away and It would be some time before they could provide lor themselves. R. P. Tanaey spoke next, and said that he had only a motion to offer; that a committee be appointed to solicit subscriptions from the members of the Exchange and from different branches of business, and to co-operate with the committee of the Mechanics' Exchange, tbe otbor Institutions and tbe committees the Mayor would appoint; the committee to be ap pointed by tne president and .Mayor. Tbe motion was unanimously carried and the committee will be appointed this afternoon. The Western Union Telegraph Co. bas given notice that it win transmit an messages to Johnstown free, except money orders. for they cannot be paid In the wrecked city. Horace W. Hibbard, General Freight Agent ot tbe Vandalla line, sent the meeting a notice that the Vandalla would transport tree all relief goods for tbe Johnstown sufferers. At the conclusion of the meeting .President Cox gave notice that Seoretary Morgan would receive all contributions until the committee was appointed, and before those who were A present left the following subscriptions were recorded : Catlin Tobacco Co. S 100 Chauncey I. Flllev ' Teichnmnn Commisaiou Co 25 W. D. Henrv John Wahl A Co 25 B. L Slack 10 W. B. Kussell 6 Puff & Helm ... . 2 Isaac M. Mason - - 10 Martin Collins 25 K. O. Stanard Milling Co 50 K. P. Tansev 50 Kedmond deary Commission Co 50 1. R. ! ranci P.ro. Coin. Co 50 Kauffman Milling Co 50 Mavor K. A. Noonan 50 Selis 4 Co 50 George P. Plant Milling Co . 50 Dozior Weyl Cracker Co 50 James Meagher & Co 50 East St. Lnu Is P. 4 P. Co 50 F. H. kjan Co.... 50 Thvson A Davidson ..... .. 50 K. 15. Sheridan 25 R. F. Lamb 10 Si-hreiner. Flack 4 Co , 50 I. anReuherg Bros. A Co 50 Klliot Fro? A switch Co 50 C. P. Burr i. Co 25 Schwartz Bros . Com. Co 50 J. V. ltonlh 4 Sons 25 C. W. laacs 25 Melte Kohn 25 Bell Telephone Co 100 John Mullallr Com. Co 50 George II. !?u)all 10 II. B. Kilnrough 10 Hunter Bros 25 J. II. Kroche 4 Co 25 3. P. Mcbattlson 10 BillinitsleT 4 Nanson Commission Co 25 Waldecfc Provision Co 10 Foell4 Co... 10 J. H. Tecudale 4 Co 25 If. H. Mehols 5 W. A, Mason 5 FATAL LAKE. Judze P. H. Lanham H. A. Smith Ca-ieri Bowman. Oswald Graves. lioben Atkinson it Son Co.. 5 S 60 6 10 Total $ 1,765 LABOR NEWS. Meeting of the Pprins Valley (111.) Coal Miners Rioters Arrested. Spring Vallet, 111., June 5. A large mass-meeting of the miners of Peru, LaSalle, Ogles-by and this city was held here yes:erciay afternoon. It was addressed by State Representative Ross of Ogiesby, John McLaughlin of LaSalle and others. The matter of individual operators starting o work at last year' s prices was left to the District Board to settle. A resolution was passed protesting against the sending of militia heie and counceling peace. Half a dozen arrests took place uere yester day on cnarees of riot, and mora are to follow. The Mendota military company goes home to-night. But fourteen men went to work to-day. Worth Sreing The Big 6. The wonderful (3.65 tailor-made gents' and youths' suits at Famous. Worth $20. The Flower Mission. The ladies of the Flower Mission met this morning. There were present Meadames Coe, Kraft, H. A. Smith, Wilson, Hunt Smith, Walton and Cooper; Misses Copp, Alexander, Chappel, Bradbury and Vosburg. Contributions of flowers were received from Mrs. J. J. Keid and Mrs. Andrews of Kirkwood. Mrs. Sherman, Miss Carrie Buck, Mr. Filers, Beneke A Sanders, Young, and Mrs. Tolle. Strawberries were received from Mrs. Walton, mint from Mrs. Miller, books and magazines fromYV.u. Gllman, Columbia, Mo.; Miss Kennet, Carrollton, 111. ; Miss Lubke, Raihoay Register, and Mrs. Dr. Stauding. France Chandler contributed $1, Mrs. Wilson, (1; Mrs. H. A. Smith, (1; Mrs. E. W. Weilman, (1, and Mrs. Cooper, $1. me distribution was as follows: City Hospital, bouquets, 325; papers, S00; mint and lemons. Good Samaritan, bouquets, 40; papers, 30. and mint. Protestant Hospital, bouquets, 10; paners,9. Augusta Children's Hospital, bouquets, 10. St. Louis Children's Hospital, bouquets, 30. The ladies wish to return thanks for a quan tity of reading matter sent In without names and hope to receive flowers regularly from Kirkwond and all other suburban towns. Arrangements have been made with the 'Frisco and Missouri Pacific express to deliver them Wednesday mornings. Permanent quarters have been secured for tbe meetines at 1114 Olive street. Caroudeiet Jottings. Mrs. M. C. Starkioff has returned from Eureka Springs, Ark. , and is lying seriously ill at her residence on Michigan and Long-borongh avenues. Miss Annie Watson accompanied by Mal colm t'lch, of San Francisco, Cal. , are visiting friends here. Miss Watson will leave in the course of day or two to visit her home in Canada. Tbe stockholders of the Elausman Brewery Co. will bold a special meeting on June 15 for the purpose of considering a proposition made by the St. Louis Brewing Association to purchase the property of the corporation. George Sullen, a lad 13 years of age. while fooling with a feed cutter yesterday afternoon lost two fingers of his right hand. Dr. M. C. Starkioff dressed the bovs Injuries and dis patched him to his home on Broadway and l-lwooa street. A very serious accident happened to Josepb Koy aooui o:ju o ciocx yesterday aiternoon that Is likely to terminate fata ly. Koy is a middle-aged man and is employed as teamster. While driving south on Broad-wav about the above specified time he turned west on Upton street. As he did so one of the rails on the Carondelet street rail -way broke, caught in one of the wheels, upsetting the heavy loaded wagon. Hoy was thrown with great force to the ground, and tne wagon ien on top or mm. nr. Arnold Seliner. who saw tne mishap rushed over to aid the unfortunate fellow. Koy was dragged out and conveyed to Dr. Selfner's office on South Broadway where it was found tbat Koy s back was seriously injured. A rib was crushed and several other bones were broken. The patrol wagon was called, and after Koy's injuries were dressed he was sent to his borne at .No. 8030 ivory avenue. This makes the third accident of its kind within twelve months. A broken rail near Krauss street caused Albert Nichols, the United States Mall driver, to suffer from injuries for nearly lour months. besides smasning nis wagon, one or tbe com pany's streetcars was almost totally destroyed by a broken rail running clear through the bottom ot tbe car. Luckily tho car had no passengers in at tbe time or they would have been probably killed. Religions News. The consecration of the Church of the Holy Communion on Twenty-eighth and Washing ton avenue win take piace to-morrow morn ing at 10 o'clock. The ceremony will be per formed by Rt. Rev. Bishop Tuttle of the Diocese ot Missouri. He will deliver an ad dress and Rev. P. G. Robert, the pastor of the church, will deliver an address on the church' i history. A magic lantern exhibition for the enter tainmeot of tbe yonng people of Grace Episcopal Church was given lnt night in the church grounds at Eleventh and Warren streets, Mr. McCormaok manned the stere optlcon, and the views were ' :b' appreci a ted by the young folks. THE NATIONAL CAPITAL. MISSOURI OFFICE-SXEKBBS BKTUBMNG HOME TO PATIENTLY WAIT. MaJ. Brock Putting His Republican Friends In Post-offices Cpton Scalpless To-Day A Long Wait Postmaster General YYana-maker and the Sunday Post-Office Service The Wool Growers' Request. Bv TeJerraph to the POST-Drsr-ATCW. Washinoton, D. C, June 5. The Missouri colony Is recovering somewhat from the de moralization consequent from the stopping of trains and mail. Gen. Farrar has gone West and others are preparing to do so. About tbe last of the week Representative Kinsey will take his departure. This morning be called upon the Secretary of State to say a word in behalf of pending Missouri as pirants. Maj. Wm. Brock, who was defeated for Congress in the Macon District, still suc ceeds in having fourth-class Republican post masters made in his district. Hon. J. B. Up ton was on a similar errand this morning. but accomplished nothing. lie called upon Secretary Noble and had a brief, friendly chut on Missouri matters political. But he wears no new scalp. Hon. Matt G. Reynold! Is spending most of his time at tbe interior Department collecting data in a ponding icjfal con troversy. Among those who have moved around considerable is Senator McGinnis, who has no idea as to when any Missouri changes will be made, except that of .Marshal for the Eastern District, which he learned would be at tne expiration of Judge Emerson's term. Wm. P. Smvthe still lingers here but hns done nothing to further his claim for a con sulship. Prof. Love, who conducted the Congressional campaign last fall against Rep resentative Dockery, has been unable to do anytuing beyond defending himself against the aspersions of bis enemies. Secretary Noble has taken a residence on Connecticut avenue. Sunday Post-Ofnce Service, Washington, D. C, June 6. Fostmaster General Wanamaker has sent the following circular letter to the postmasters of 100 of the largest post-offices throughout tbe country: With the view of ascertaining the relative Importance of the receipt and dispatch of mails at Post-oflices and the delivery there from to the public on Sunday, as compared with tbe same on tne other days of the week, and in order to reduce the work on that day, if it shall be found to be practicable and proper, I willthnnk vou to carefully collect in formation on the following points as applied to Sundays in the coming month of June and make report thereon in detail to me, to-wit 1. Tbe amount of postuge stamps, postal enrds, newspaper wrappers, etc., sold at your ofllce on each Sunday In June. 2. The number of callers at your post-office on encb Sunday in June. 3. The number of mails dispatched and received on each Sunday In June and the ap proximate extent oi sucn mans. 4. l lie number or letter-carrier collections, the approximate extent of the mail matter col lected and tbe hours at whicn tbe several collections were made. 6. The number of emploves on duty each Sunday and tbe hours of service; each. 'I shall also esteem it a favor It yon will submit to me with these replies any susrges tions which may occur to you, after careful thought, as to tlio means and mode ot re ducing Sunday work in post-offices." The Information elicited by this letter will be laid before the fostmaster General tor his consideration. Any action that may be deemed advisable will be announced in a future order. Mr. Wanamaker Is not certain tnat any modification should be made in the present system. The Land Board of Review. Wakhtnoton, D. C, June 5. Acting Land Commissioner Stone bas issued an order directing that no more cases be sent to the Board of Review for examination prior to being sent to patent, and that the 17, 000 cases now pending bclore tnat board be examined and disposed of as rapidly as possible. This action is taken with a view to abolishing the board at the earliest possible date. The Act ing Commissioner is also considering the ad visability of abolishing the contest division in tne General Laud onice as unnecessary and a hindrance to the prompt transaction of the public business. Ihe Board of Review and tbe mvisinn of contests were created bv ex ecutive order during Commissioner Sparks' administration of tbe General Land Onice. A Violation of the Labor Law. WASHrsGTOji, D. C, June 5. Mr. Morris, an attorney of this city, recently wrote to the Secretary and Treasury on behalf of the Cath olic University of America, located In the District of Columbia, saying that the university desired to have the services of learned European rrfessors for the dllvnlty depart ment of the university and Inquiring whether the immigration of sucb persons wonld be re- girdod by the department as a violation of tbe terms of the alien contract labor law. Mr. Hepburn, solicitor of tbe Treasury, has jnst given an opinion tbat the immigration of the foreign professors under anv contract, ex press or implied, would be clearly a violation of the alien contract labor law. Tbe Wool Growers. Washington, D. C. , June 5. The President has received a letter from a committee ot the National Wool Growers Association of the 1'nited States, dated Columbus, O.. May 24, urging the necessity for an extra session of Congress, to be convened at tbe earnest prac ticable day, for the purpose of enacting necessary legislation in regard to wool grow ing and other industries of tue country. Chicago Inspector of Customs. Washington, D. C, June 8. The Secretary of the Treasury yesterday appointed John A. Reeve to be a Special Inspector of Cust onis a tbe port of Chicago. THE BOYCOTT STILL IN FORCE. No Ktrnlar Quotations From New York And Chicago Markets. The strikers were silent throughout the city to-day, and there is no change in the situation. R. H. Bohle of tbe Western Union reports that he has 'received no orders indicative of any intention of either New Tor or Chicago to recede from the position tbat hps been taken . and the quota tions rre still shut off. Tbe bucket shops are receiving tne l ulcaso quotations as usual and are decidedly benefited by the action of the Chicago Board of Trade It Is more than doubtful whether the continu ous Chicago quotations would bo received by tne .Merchants' i.xcliange it iney were ouered. as the experience of tbe last few days has convinced a great number of the traders that this market can do better without them. Divorces Granted. Judge Valliant granted three decrees of dl vorce tbis afternoon. John Barry was divorced from Maggie Barry on the grounds of general Indignities. James Francis Cullen wss divorced from Hattie Newton Cullen, and Loretta Ayers from Albert Ayres, cn the grounds of deser tlon. Peter R. Molloy was granted a decree of divorce from Sarah Molloy. and the custody of tbree elder children tnis aiternoon by Jndere Fisher. Mrs. Molloy was granted the custody of tbe youngest child and is to receive !t a week lor us support. The Eclectic Convention. The twenty-first annual meeting of the Eclectic Medical Society of Missonrl Is being held to-day in the lecture-room of the Ameri can Medical College, 407 South Jefferson ave nue. About thirty members were present. The meeting was called to order at 10 a. ra. by tbe President, Dr. H. L. Henderson of St. Louis Prayer was offered by Rev. J. H. Early, D. D of 1st. Paul's M. K. Church of this city. In the absence - of Dr. Thorp, the Secretary, Dr. W. M. Hamlin of Gray Summit was appointed Secretary of the meeting. The following new members were elected: Dra. A. W. Davidson of Poplar Bluff, F. A. Rew of Lebanon, W. F. Herring-ton of Houston, W. O. Patterson of Klrksville, J. P. Green ot Quincy and Mrs. L. L. Randolph, M. D. of bt. Louis. Rev. J. H. Early was unanimously elected an honorary member. WAR I M nRY SA fi fl 81 Q W V 1 . B i IS. THE SYNDICATE'S GREP EROADWAY AND TUB Greatest Sals oi Dry Ms Ever Ma ia St. Louis. UNAPPROACHABLE LOW PRICES! We quote only a fevr of the many items offered in this Great Sale: THE SYF-DB GATE'S Consignment Sale of PARASOLS. An Extraordinary Bargain. At SI.CS Each. At SI. 93 Each. Ladies' Parasols and Sun Umbrellas In Short or Lone La Tosca SticK; source gold caps, some silver, some natural; the greatest bargain yet offered ; regular price (2.50 to $5. AH Go at 91.98 THE SYNDICATE'S Consignment &al ef DRESS COODS. All-wool 38-inch Ombre Plaids and Striped Ladle ciotb Suitinir, in spring weight and colors, regular 65c quality. Go at 36c per Yard 40-Inch French Silk striped twilled Cam- elette Suiting, in new and stylish designs, well worth 75c, Go at 42c per Yard The choicest of French designs in Amer ican Sateens, 32 inches wide, including all the latest shaCes; well worth 16c; go at a great bargain, l-2c per Yard Clove Department. A genuine Black Silk Jersey Mitt worth 300 At 25c a pair AN EARLY CHAPTER In the History of the Cronin Tragedy at Chicago. The Chicago Kevs publishes the following history of differences In the Clan-na-Gael be tween Alexander Sullivan and Dr. Crcnin. This trouble has frequently teen referred to in the investigation of the Chicago tragedy: P. W. Dunne, formerly of this city and now of Pekin, 111., is said to be tbe first person who made charges aeainst Mr. Suilivan. Mr. Dunne was a member of the Clan-na-Gae Cnmp at Twenty-second street and Wabash avenue. A convention of the Clan-na-Gnel was held in tbis city m August, lsl. The control of the organization passed at this convention Into the Alexander Sullivan, Michael hands of Boland, then of Louisville, now of Kaasas City and Dennis C. Freelv of Rochester. i. Y. Mr. Sullivan was Chief of the Triumvirate and was President and Tresurer. Dunne claimed that Sullivan was using Clan-na-Gael funds for bis personal purposes. A trial committee was appointed In the camp or lodge, with Maurice J. Dorney, a stock yards priest, as chairman. Fattier Dorney biought In a whitewashing report, saying that Mr. Sullivan was making money rapidly and was able on that account to pay off his personal debts. As a result of this alleged trial Mr. Dunne, who preterred the charges, was expelled from the Clan-na-Gael and posted in every lodge as a traitor to Ireland. He wss denounced by Sul livan's friends as a crank and a dynamiter. Dr. Guerin and Dr. Lawless, who were also members of the Twenty-seoond street camp, continued tbe investigations, but soon gave up tbe attempt and resigned from tbe order. Nothing had been proved against Sullivan. Mr. Sullivan is said to have tried later to se cure the control ot tbe Land League. When the organization of tbe Land League Convention occurred in McCormick Hall, Chicago. In January, 1882, It had been decided at a previous caucus of the Clan-na-Gael to organize the Land League with Clan-na-Gael officers. Alexander Sullivan was named for President and William J. Hynes for Treasurer. Hynes declined to act and opposed Sullivan's election. Sullivan did not become President, but became a member of a committee of seven which exercised a kind of management of Irish-American socie ty sff airs. Sullivan Is said to have had a majority of the committee on his side, and with tneir aid to nave so manipulated tne f nua-delphia c onvention In the following year that he was himself elected President, and his nominee. Dr. O'Reilly of Detroit, Treasurer. Sullivan continued to spend money lavishly, and the old question again arose, Where does he get the funds? r.ven alter tne rniiaaeipnia convention it. Cronin continued to be a partisan of Mr. Sullivan , but soon began to criticixe the latter and to draw attention to Sullivan's manipulation of funds. This aroused Sullivan's anger, and Dr. Cronin was expelled from tbe Clan-na-Gael on charges preferred by Mr. Sullivan. Dan Coughlin, the imprisoned detective, and Dr. Le Caron, the Briiish spy, were members of the trial committee that expelled Cronin. Dr. Cronin appealed, but no convention was held until 18s4, when the clan met In Boston. There was a split. An anti-Sullivan faction had been formed the year previous i8.1), and Dr. Cronin was restored to membership in this faction. Rival camps were organized in various cities and Dr. Cronin continued his investigations intoSullivan'salleged crooked ness, r eely and boland, tne other members of the "triangle. ' were also accused of misconduct. Jonn Dovoy came to Dr. Cronln's aid and helped in the investigation. Two wmgs of the Clan-na-Gael were reunited at a convention held in Chicago Inst year. Dr. Cronin formally presented bis charges against Alexander Sullivan. These charges wore referred to a committee of six which met at Buffalo. Dr. Cronin was a member of the committee. Sullivan appeared before tne committee In person. He explained thst as executive he had given )",-500 to Gallagher who was sent to England on a dynamite expedition early In 1SS2, and was promptly sentenced to life Imprisonment after his arrival. Sullivan's own testimonev was tho only proof of this expenditure. It was claimed tbat In the same year Jonn Daly, another dynamiter now in an English jail, was given $-.15,000 to blow up Enelis5 public buildings. From 125,000 to $50,000 was also charged to Lomasney, who mysteriously disappeared tbe same year, some claiming that he was "removed." like Cronin. Four members of the committee refused to convict Sullivan f misappropriating funds, and tbe same four also acquitted him of tbe charge of having sunt Gallagher, Daly and others on alleged dynamite missions to England and then turning tbem over to tbe authorities to cover upvevidences of shortage in the funds. Dr. Cronin was not satisfied with the conclusions reached, and, assisted by John Devoy, continued his investigations. They aie said to have secured absolute proof that the "triangle" made false statements as to the amount of funds furnished tbe English dynamiters. Then came the evidence secured through tbe failure ot the Traders' Bank. The report of tiie committee and Dr. Cronln's minority report were to have been submitted to the convention of the Clan-na-Gael In August next. The fearf this minority report Is alleged by Dr. Cronin's friends to have been the cause of bis "removal." The Irish National League. By Tlerrrh to ia PosT-DispATcn. New York, Junes. The Municipal Conn oil of the Irish National League last evening protested against the postponement ot the general convention ot the league. A committee of tbree was appointed to see what action conld be taken and a teletrram ot protest wns signed by tbe officers and sent to i'resideat lltzgerald. it closed wttn tuis sentence: "We beHeve confidence in the league In this I Wi W faaw- CONSIGNMENT SALE! "TO .y.r-,1 WASHINGTON AV. THE SYNDICATE'S Consignment Sale of LACES, EMBROIDERIES. 23doz. BLACK BEADED NET SETS. Vest and Collar, for BEADED WRAPS; lormer prices 50 and 75c. Consignment Sale Prices, 15 and 25c 21 pes 48-inch All-Silk BLACK DRAPERY NETS; sold everywhere for $1.50 yd. Consignment Sale Prices, $ 1 yd 113 pes 45-inch Embroidered Swiss Skirtings, beautiful design and fine quality; former price, $1 yd. Consignment Sale Price, 75c tA.OT.OfS COUNTER Oakley's Turkish Bath Soap, large-size cake; none better. Thursday at 4c a Cake Best quality Florida Water, S-ounce bottle. Thursday at 2!)c a Bottle 6-onnce bottle best quality Handkerchief Perfume, all odors. Thursday at 48c a Bottle Kleinert's Featner-weight Dress Shields, every pair warranted. Thursday at 10c a Fair Handkerchiefs and Dress Trim mings. 50 doz ladies' extra fine real Hemstitched and II and-Embroidered Handkerchiefs; regular price, 20c. Consignment Sale Price, 10c Balance of our Persian Trimmings formerly sold for 25c and 35c, Iii this Sale for 10c per yard BROADWAY AND WASHINGTON AV. country can onlv be restored bv an earlv con vention and an emphatic condemnation by the organization in convention assembled of foul assassination. " The Inquest Kesnmed. Chicago, June 5. The Cronin Inquest was resumed this morning. Thus far nothing at ail new or interesting has been developed. Tha Assistant Attorney. Mr. E. P. Johnson who has been engaged at the office of the United States District At torney since Mr. Reynolds took charge of the office will be appointed second assistant District Attorney on the 10th lest Mr. Warwick Hnuen, who now fills the piace remained In ofilce after District-Attorney Bashaw resigned to show tbe new official where to hang the key on going out and the nooks in which the step-ladder and the window poles are putaway. Messrs. Johnson and Hough have been in cuargeof the election fraud investigation during the absence of District-Attorney Reynolds. An t xtenalve lllnze. New Orleans, La., Juno 5. Tbe Picayune's Biloxl, Miss., special says: An extensive fire ocourred here last night, resulting In the destruction of twenty-live buildings, among them the large ship-chandlery store of 0. Olivarl, drug-store of Dr. J. J. Leman, store of Mrs. D. H. Lang, store and residence of Full Scbaefer, Post-oflice Dullding. drug store and residence of Dr. P. P. Sary, Herald newspaper building, store and residence of Phil MoCabe, and several other small buildings. Loss. J75,(HK; In-aurauce, $16,000. Fire supposed to be of Incendiary origin. Dedicated Bonham's Court-House. By TrWraph to the Post-Dispatch. Bosh am, Tex. .June S. Fannin's new Court-bouse, recently completed In this city, was dedicated to-day. At 8 o'clock an excursion train each way on the T. & P. brought larse numbers of people. At 1U:30 a. ib. a procession composed of the various secret orders of the county and the Hon hum and Paris military companies and bands formed in the western portion of the city and inarched to the Court-house, and there dedicated it according to the ceremonies of the Masonic order. X. J. Brown was the orator of the occasion. Coming Home. Gen. Bernard G. Farrar, who has been at Washington for several weeks pusbing his claims for the Assistant Treasurership at this point in defiance of the wishes ot the Congressional combine, is on his way home. Tbe Congressional delegation Is in favor of the candidacy of Mr. J. M. Thompson if the appointment can be secured at a time to suit lua convenience. Under the circumstances It seems probable that the incumbent will not be disturbed for some time. American Bankers' Convention. New York, June 5. The Executive Conncll of the American Bankers' Association met yesterday In the directors' room of tbe American Exchange National Bank and determined to hold the next annual convention of the association in Kansas City, September 25. 26 and 27. Snffnca-ted In av Burning Mine. Grass Vallet, Cal.. June 6. The Idaho mine, in which the fire broke out Monday night, was shut down yesterday to smother the flames. Besides Frank Carter, who was killed while trying to reach Tnomas Dulstan and John Ralph, two imprisoned men, the latter two also lost their lives by suffocation. CHAMPAGNE OR BEER. Preserve roe from Delmonlco! A fcevres plate, a speck of salmon. Three knives, five forks laid in a row A service rich enough for Mammon; A napkin three feet square or so, A snack of roast, a haughty waiter, A tiny glass of Veuve Cliquot Cut glass with song and laughter later; And then, while famine-stricken still, Tbe waiter with a visage solemn Obtrusively presents your bill A fat and formidable column. Quenched Is your mirth, and o'er you ateals A morbid fit ot melancholy. A careful man might buy ten meal With what you've paid for ouel What folly I Give me instead my mng of Weyand's. Two wieners mustard-coated, rare I Away with all your dainty vlandsl Give me the homely German fare. I love the cold potato salad. I love my corner by the lire, I love the robust German ballad. That ktndlns fresh ti e heart's desire; I love the jolly crowd of smokers, I love the salamander's roll, I love tbe tapster and the Jokers, I love the very modest toll. For when the final mng I've quaffed. When one by one the guests are gclng, When 1 my very last have laughed. And 1 inquire what I'm owiiik. How sweet it is to hear mine hot I never saw a man iuimenser When he has reckoned up tne cost. Say, "Yon owe uie twenty-vn cents, air." -Buffalo Courier. EXTRA s The GREATEST SACRIFICE SAU of tlio season; the most wonderful Bars.iins ever offered by any es tablishment in America. U-l,-tli 'y-jWjMi'llUIIH MlJi. iw in WM Broadway and Washington At. UNTRIED HAT SALE Children's Trimmed Sailors, long streamers, at the ridiculous lovr price of 5c each; Thursdays Sale. We will sell this Season's Best Shapes, such as New Aberdeen, HuntreBS, Melbourne, Fire Fly, etc., etc.; cheap at 75o. Thursday's Sale 33c each FRENCH FLOWER SALE. French Pansy Sprays made of Vel vet and Silk, cheap at 40c. Thurday's Sale 15c a spray For Thursday's Sale Only! Ostrich tips, 3 in a bunch, in black, white and cream, cheaD at 60o bunch. Thursday's Sale 29c bunch GREAT RIBBON SALE. Great Special Sale 8-iach New port Stripe Sash Ribbon.iu cream only, cheap at G5o. Thursday's Sale 28c yd 8-inch extra heavy, all-silk Black Moire Sash, cheap at 75c yd. Thursday's Sale 30c A F R BAT Fi f Broadway nnd Washington At. AMONG THE BROKERS. A Fair Market Stocks Sold and Prices Ob- tnined To-Day. The sales on the Mining Exchange to-day were considerable in amount and prices ia most cases higher. a A sensational report was circulated on tha street yosterday afternoon that Messrs. Lock-wood and Jacob, wdo recently sold 30, (vO sunres of Ivanboe stock, were 10,000 shaies short, and would have to purctiae this amount to make their deliv. eries. James T. Lnckood, when told of tho rumor, laughed at It and said that as far as he was concerned tiiere was not a word of truth, in it, and tbat the stock could go to any price without Incommoding bim in tbe slightest decrrce. It was generally admitted on the street that the report was without foundation as regards the two gentlemen mentioned, but there was a strong impresnlon that some one was short, and that this unfortunate individual, whoever be might be, would be most severely squeezed, as It waa evident tbat the stock was held in a manner which enabled those Interested to absolutely control the price. The stock was bo asked, 7 bid. It was announced that In all but cash sales tbe dividend would go to tbe seller. In spite of the excellent report received from the M. I., tbe price did not advar.ee, 100 shares selling at bSK. with 60 asked. Several large holders made no secret of their Intention to keep down tbe price, and this had a marked effect on the market, and holders declined to sell at the prices offered. One of tbe largest stockholders said that the Board ot Directors felt sure of being able to pay a dividend within four months. Supt. Lane of the Golden Era arrived in tha city this morning and waa In close consulta tion with some of tbe stockholders. He wn not visible on the street, but it was rumored that his account of the condition of the mine) waa most favorable. Tbe prices showed an advance, 100 shares selling at 3Hi and 200 at S2V4. . . Major Budd was 12V bid. 144 asked; 300 Ynma brought 36V. the stock closing at 35 bid ; wire J'atcli waa so Did ; l.aw Ken a sold at 4; Small Hopes waa 1 1.174 bid. $1.30 asked; 100 Tourtelotte sold at 12, and 121-j was paid for 400 shares; Neath was 25 bid; 100 Mountain Hey sold at $1.3i; Montrose Placet was 40 bid; Mary Foster was offered at 2, bid Hi. Gold King was 40 asked, &f'i bid; 15 was inld for Gold Run. Dinero was 5 bid ; 900 Anderson S'.ld at 15. Little Giant was offered at 20, bid 16i. f-iiver Age was $4.75 bid ; 350 'Frisco brought Zt'M. and 35 was paid for 1,000 shares ; 50 was asked for Granite Mountain ; 500 West Granite, brought 8014, and 100 sold at 85. Phillips was BCVi asked, $1 hid; 100 1. X. L. sold at 84, and 2,400 broua lit 9; STV was paid for 800 Black Oak; Old Colony was 174 bid. 25 asked; 100 Aztec sold at Sbt, and 2i0 brought 374; Pat Murphy bid, 35 asked. . . Tbe semi-weekly shipment of the Granite Mountain amounted to 27 bars, containing 41,870 ounces of silver and 424 ounces of gold. The Mining Exchange came near losing on . of its brightest ornaments In consequeuce ot the races. J. J. Mullaly was going to the Fair Grounds In a carriaee, and lust after be had passed the corner of Easton and Grand avenue, a cabtw 'an Into bis vehicle, shattering it badly antr spilling Its Inmates lgnominlously on the sidewalk, fortunately without serious injury. After the races Air, Mullally was beard to regret bis escape. Banking business wssfair, loans being made at 63S per cent. New York exchange, ho cents premium. Clearances, $3,511,023; balances, $b08.2il. A Good Appetite Is easential to good health but at thla eaa the blood may b Impur. that tired ieallng prctomiuanl, sail th sppetlts loat. Hood's Pariaparlll la a wonderful medietas tor creating an lleuta, toning t'i ligtloa, sod giving atrangtn to tho Drra and hnalth to tho whole ayaism. Be Stare U Ot Hood's baruparlUs. Sold by aO. drcriruts. Prspand only or C 1. Hood Ce.( Apothocarios, L wall, Mms, i

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