St. Louis Post-Dispatch from St. Louis, Missouri on May 22, 1904 · Page 1
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A Competent Teacher In th art of Felling always ay, "Use Pout -Dispatch Wants." The Poat-Tipatrb prtnt1 428 "For Sale" Wanta &nrirn April. . 1820 more than tbe next largest St. Louis Want medium. IF IT CAN BE FOUND soooooooooo aooooooooooo A Post-Dtapatch "Lot and Found" a! will find It? "le IHt Ittipatra rr" 5S2 "I.t awl f'eOBd" IVaats Jbi-jic April, 21 BKr tfcaa Ihr rxt ivgtt St. UmU Want mediira. VOL 56; NO. 275. ST. LOUIS. SUNDAY MORNING. MAY 22, 1904. PRICE FIVE CENTS ROOSEVELT IS W. G. Stewart, College Athlete, Will Be Davy Crockett at Delmar DUKE CYRIL RISKED HIS LIFE IN BATTLE FOR LOVE AND WON PROUD OF FRENCH WHEAT EXHIBIT SIDELIGHTS ON THE WOMEN'S CONVENTION By ROSE MARION. THREE STATES Pavilion of Louis Leopold Dreyfu, M A - O - V - W! M-i-a-o-u-w !' squawled the voice of a cat at "Wheat King," Shows His Immense Interest. the Friday morning session of SPATCH IN D1GER 0 5orf the G. F. W. C. ii The Week's Developments Lead Democrats to Believe They Can Carry Illinois, Wisconsin and Iowa If Strong Ticket '13 Put in the Field. WHITE HOUSE CHARGED WITH INTERFERENCE Republican Peeling So Bitter Party May Lose to Conservative Democrats Review of Extraordinary Conditions Prevailing in These Commonwealths. Special to the Post-Dispatch. CHICAGO, III., May 21. That Theodore Roosevelt, as would-be dictator to the Republican party, is imperiling the success of Theodore Roosevelt as candidate for Presidenti al . the polls next November is the fear of ' Republicans in Illinois and Wisconsin, and the fear finds an echo in the hearts of their brethren In Iowa. These three states, with a total vote of 63 In the electoral college, up to a few days ago, have been counted as safely in the Republican column. Developments In each state this week have revolutionized the political outlook, and leading Democrats here now say that If the Democratic National Convention nominates a conservative, such as Judge Parker or Grover Cleveland, for President, they will have more than a fighting chance in Illinois and Wisconsin, with a strong possibility that Iowa may join in the expected landslide. The developments which have thus rai.fcj the hopes of the Democrats came in the three state convention this week. They are brief: In Illinois the attempts of Speaker Cannon, chairman of the convention, and Senators Cullom and Hopkins to dictate who shall be the nominee for governor, , their efforts resulting in ..he most remarkable deadlock in the history of the state. In W isconsin, the bolting of the regular Republican state convention by Senators Spooner and Qua-ries and Congressman . Babcock, chairman of the National Congressional Campaign Committee, and the giving of their powerful support to a rival state ticket. In Iowa the rejection of a tariff plank indorsed by Secretary Shaw and Senator Allison containing concessions to the popular demand for revision and the adoption of a plank of the hardest kind of a '"stand pat'' nature. All the men named are recognized, not only in their own states, but throughout the country, a3 spokesmen of the national organization; therefore, it is arguel by dissatisfied Republicans, that their surprising tactics must have the indorsement of President Roosevelt, if, indeed, their Inspiration does not come directly from the White House. At present this dissatisfaction is only a rumbling, but conservative Democrats confidently expect that, by next November, it will be turned into an avalanche of voles which will again give the nation a Democratic administration. Danger Greatest in Illinois and Wisconsin. t - . . ,-...:.. , V. i m r ruin a jl ' 1 1 1 u 1 1 i 1 1 niattuyuiui! 1 -- impending dangfcj is greatest in Illinois and Wisconsin. In Iowa, the party has al ready rebuked Roosevelt s attempted dictation in a striking manner. It is undis-nuled that Secretary Shaw and Senator Allison went 'to Dos Moines as the autlioiizfxi representatives of the national nuiiiiiKa.i'LU'J.i, aim . ijrvviwn vi UJCii t.uiil plank, hence, carried with it a direct lap at Roosevelt. The tight has opened a wul rit't in the party ranks in the Hawkeye state, and upon this is based Democratic belief in the possibility of triumph a belief which would have "been pronounced chimerical one week ago. In Illinois, Speaker Cannon and senators Cuikiru and Hopkins have been active partisans of Col. Frank O. Lowden, one of the three leading candidates in the gubernatorial deadlock. Working with them have been United States Marshal P. Hitch and Sol ISethea, with a lnre force of deputy marshals. So Birong Is the opposition to Col. Low- ejnoi? h," the corporation candidate, and so general is the belief in the source f the inspiration of the dis-t-SfJlr . )N aahlngtonUns working in his i'V! 1'ad ng Republican news-hica, J "aid to have sent President Roosevelt a most emphatic tele-fZZTLr. &Wk iiys ago announcing its in-iVnUnated "Cket lf IxWden ls remarkable and unprecedented eon-flcket hv.e'8t , wn8ln. Two state oniy argument in support of the bolt from the La Fnllette convention Is that the state , oommittee, In making up the tVmSorarv brought 3 Where contts were PKH.'ity' of th,s argument is best hown by the fact that, if all the rover- bn"aen.UJn ,?f' f "ta4 5?" 7"f- h would have lacked only one lmS0f h mJr,yfth combined oppo! SHi Henc- astonishmer and in- dignatlon over the fact that the two U nited States senator and the chairman of the tia tonal Republican congressional cam pagn committee should lead In a bolt? .."PS5"il.,,ur,,rte , ausftd b- thV attitude of Congressman Rabeock. Bv virtue of hi party office he is necessarily ,"rv f'OR t President Roosevelt, and it is thought be would not imperil his chieftain's chance at the polls without either n-Jr.1 ration or authorisation from the White House. Therefore, in Wisconsin eepeeiallv ltit'.frlr 1'r'h' " laid at rhe door of the President, with the probable result that the state will be against him In No-I Temper. F.nthuslastic Democrat, especially In Wisconsin and Illinois, are already preparing for the fray, in Wisconsin they are expected to nominate George V. Peck fr governor, while In Illinois the Indications strongly polttt to Samuel AlscrnUer. who the Democratic nominee four years ago' ran ahead of RicsM Vafe. now eovertior" In Chicago and Cook Countv. With thoe two at th head of their tte tickets and with a rr-ervn live ii.rnln- at St IxiuU they any there wtll be little doubt of the ouuoma next fill. . W. G. STEWART MAKING The gentlemen who are making the big production of "Louisiana" out at Delmar Garden these days have selected William G. Stewart to create the part of Davy Crockett, who will be the most picturesque character in the historical extravaganza. Mr. Stewart combines the artistic temperament of the singer with the ability of the athlete. He is as strenuous as Davy ever dared to be, and during his spare moments in the season spends his time on the football field. He has but recently recovered from a broken ankle while playing center with Swarthmore College against Princeton. Davy Crockett's advice was: "Be sure you're right, and then go ahead." Mr. Stewart's is: "Ixjok for the weakest spot and then go through it." It was only last fnll that Mr. Stewart resigned the , presidency of the American" School of Opera to go back to college, a he felt the atmosphere of school life, with the study and athletic work, would be of VACCINATiON CAUSES TO This May Sound Queer, but It Is No ' Joke to Fair Restaurant Men. RATTLING dishes and broken fragments c f plates, cups and saucers prevail in World's Fair restaurants and cafes and the health commissioner of St. Louis is held accountable therefor. A corps of physicians, who quote Dr. Simon as their authority, have been traveling over the Exposition grounds with a case of vaccine tips in their pockets, and the broken dishes are the trail they have left behind them. Waiters with sore arms cannot handle dishes. That is a settled fact among restaurant men. and It is pointed to as the reason for many dish disasters during the past week which guests have been prone to blame to awkwardness. The doctors have orders to vaccinate every World's Fair employe. In spite of protests, they have forced workmen in all departments into line, and ten days ago they began the campaign among the waiters. The vaccine lias proven active and now the men who juggle dishes for a living find their tkillfulness gone. Every time they move a cringing pain shoots downward from their shoulders. Carrying a. tray of dishes across a dining room is as bad for them as having a tooth pulled. The Inside Inn is said to have been a special sufferer during the past week. i HALF RATE FOR FAIR STQCKHOL National Commission Holds Coupon Privilege a Violation of Contract With Government. After being in progress two and one-half days, the sale of stockholders- World's Fair tickets at half price was peremptorily discontinued Saturday morning as a result Of disapproval by the national commission of the action of the Exposition directors in authorizing the sale of SO-coupon tickets to stockholders for $12.50. The national commissioners took the stand that this privilege to the stockhold-era was In effect a substitute for a dividend or lien on the receipts, which was in violation of the agreement on. the strength of which the government made the $t.&M.M loan, taking as security a lien on, the re ceipts of the Fair. Line of the commissioner told the Post- Dispatch that It Is probable that the two bodies will gel together on a compromise permitting: the re.uiiintion of the sale to to kholders at si-eclal prices. A atock- noiaer. on th other hand, complains ttuit the half-price rate shows the stockholders no favor, becKune anvbodv can buy a certain kind of ticket a I the rule of 1M for 4 i. DISHES BREAK DERS UP AS D AYY CROCKETT. immense benefit to him. He selected Swarthmore College, and on account of his weight and former football experience "made'' the 'varsity team at once. In the SOs Stewart was a member of the Cleveland Athl-tic Club football team, and was nt the same time attending Adelhert College and teaching music there. The cohege team went to Wooster. O.. to plav a game, and among the students there was a young man who knew that Stewart had played on the Athletic team nnd a question as to his eligibility arose. When tue committee was informed that he was teaching music in the colipe thev allowed 8'2,me to Proved, but declared all bets oir. The game proceeded, and an Indlcn who was playing fullback for the Wooster team broke through the line and made a 4'-yard run for a touchdown, whereupon the crowd, some v1 jn number, like one voice, commenced singing "Do, re, me fa SOV ,,s1' io-" an'! whf'n the game had ended Stewart's college was beaten bv the thrve 5'! 4t and fr Pach touchdown the srave. Stewart the pleasure (?t of chorus !iC''lIe SUns by thia Immense T TO CHEER; STWEDJOJEFLECT Chamberlain's Supporters Lost Heart at His Pitiful Attempt at Defending His Pet Policy. Special CabU to the Poat-Diapatch. (Copyright, lfOl, by prP,g Publishing Co) LONDON, May 21.-"lt has come to be a case of dreary megolomania," was the disappointed comment of one of Joseph Chamberlain's warmest supporters in fiie lobby of the House of Commons after hear-in? the ex-secretary's speech Wednesday night. The vigor. inciMveness, lightning-like rapidity of retort, lucidity of expression and skillful presentation of a bad case the gifts which made him the most potent of living parliamentary figures, had vanished There remained, instead, a certain cleverness, such as an accomplished artist still retains in Ms decay, a marked physical feebleness of utterance and absence of grip a. note of weariness almost pathetic and a subconscious acknowledgment of defeat which took all the heart out of his supporters. Tho t,ad come to cheer, but they remained to reflect. Most of all, the keen, hard-cut face, with its suggestion of steely determination, was overspread all the time by a self-complacent smile, while, instead of the direct in- "fJ1? maD common sense to another, always .i, of the efiect ve weapons "I his di baling ilm,nA- tv,?,!'" .! i loti. of sn;er-..xaItation. n:i air of abstraction, as uf a m.aii soeak'nr from iho clouds to mere l-nlghtirf-uma bo,nV Kfii IV r?.rUnJn Vnt was' a ft" an, no th- is so felt by all his follewrs lauure' and " Most dramatic was the vitriolic attack de-.Iveredjisainn h-m by Lord Hugh Cool who betters even the reputation of hii father. Prime Minister Salisbury a" a nv ter of gibes and flouts and sneers. With .vithcrii.g contempt, which provoked stormy protests from the bulk of the min steVial ;.r!de,l himself ,,n being Cromweliian n his haracter really more closely res. mbled the Rob Ac ics tv;K- of iiiiro..nerv At one time it seemed as if there would be a repetition of the acts of the personal violence among the Chamber-lainites and tho antihaml.erlaVnHes that signalized the home ruU debate rhheri0 UnSS- "f'rtn friend of Mr. lH,1,'aU?hl Winston Churchill Knit- nr,Id'r" and w,sted him around. Collings then got into a ferocious altercation with Gibson Bowles So the speaker, fearing a conflict, jumped up nnd besought the members to abstain from recriminations. The animosities aroused bv Mr. Chamberlain s protectionist propaganda In the ministerial party are Just as fierce as those created by Gladstone In his party over home rule. SEN. BURTON IGNORES BRISTOW Ice Porms Quickly When They Meet m a Hotel. Special to the Piwt Plapateh. KANSAS CITY. May 21. J. L. RrU-tonr, fourth assistant postmaster-general, was in Kansas City several hours today. While Mr. Brlstw and a newspaper reporter were together, J. R. Kurton. I'nited States i senator from Kansas, Vassed them In 1 tie lobby of the Blossom Houo, Tie two Kansans seem-inRly did not kiiow each other, although they looked lnt, ach other's face. Wfl Once and again the caterwauling was repeated. Sometimes it was in time with the applause; at others It broke the rustling nol?e made by the swish of many "silk lincds" as their owners came in tardy. When the session was over women in the front seats made a search for the cat. was there at the hunt. There was no cap ture. The cat was only a kitten a black, black kitten, with eyes that looked fiery under the shadow of the stage. When pursued it vanished into the unknown country of p-.eces or boards and the leavings or everything beyond the orchestra seats. The darkness and weiidnes sof the place. combined with the fact that one had to climb down at the risk ff head-bumping to reacn the cat, made some of the huntresses change their minds. A newspaper man was called to the res cue. Before he would help he persisted in asiung questions. "Why do vou want the cat?" "It's always running around here when me convention is in session." ' ell, hasn't a cat got a right to go to a. woman s convention .' said the newspa Per man aj& he clamhererl down the stlra He didn't catch the cat. Neither did the woman to wnom he spoke get the full ben- cut vi me meanness ot nis speech. - ARLiAsussTAKi tactics were r having the time of their lives. An amendment to an amendment had been made, the a. and a. had been dis cussed, and somebody moved the pre vious question. .JMrs' Denison was there, however. There" means in the front of the ntmra with her meeting well in hand and her grasp or the situation untwisted. Other women in other parts of the room were far from "there." When the previous question was moved a woman in the back part of the room demanded Lpon what?" Kot in dulcet tones did she ask her question, but In a voice that sounded mrougn tne room. She had her newer- ot r.oe or, llamentary tactics submitted meekly to women who voted decently and In order first on one amendment and then on an- oilier. A X '7 ERE I a man nothing would In l l duce me to talk before a woman's " convention. Not that I should frown ujxm such conventions goodness, no! I'd have more sense. But, honestly speaking, men can't pretend to talk with women. Have thev lost their oratory? Have thev sold their wit i us somerning. you cant make me be llve that bashfulness bother stlpVi men as have spoken before the convention this week. Every one of them was outranked by even the women that were llmlteH in inree minutes, and who discussed subjects without previous preparation. The women who talked actually talked. They said things. They didn't Jumble to- Kemrr me compliments ana smart things that have been said about women nini-o some of Adam's children bejjan to make uo yarns, but they declared themselves on even such subjects bs household economics. Few of them depended much on eesture. if was mostly voice and brains. mere is one thine the women had better do hold men's meetings once in a while The lost oratory might be found, the sold repurchased. - RANTED that it was mean. Pardon f. nlmrl V. ...... I, . l - uct-huc u was junniiy apropos. It was a great white card bearine black letters. These were the letters: 'fiACP A X" T triCTI ccntrr-ts n A . DIOATES AT 12:00. LOW TIDE" The cards came from some of the stage properties about the Odeon. It was found by n man who sneaktngly gave it an important position. xenuirris oi inose wno looiced upon it are reserved. HOSTESSES and hostesses there nave been In St. Louis this week. Doubt if there were any like those of the Massachusetts building. In that quaint place, fashioned after the style of the Colonial days, guests were received by a direct descendant of John Al-den, the friend of Miles SUndlsh Mrs Mav Alden Ward, president of the Massachusetts state federation. With her were Mrs. C. A. Fairbanks, Mrs. Anna D. West Mrs. E. R. Reed Mrs L. J. Page, president of Dorchester ' club-Mrs. Washburn. Mrs. Anderson and Misses Caroline Sweet, president of the Lawrence club; Helen Whittier and Ocortria Racon. To the Dutch room of the Massachusetts building they took their guests that they might rest and refresh. That Dutch room is itself a memorial of the thought-fulness of Massachusetts. Krrw why it Is? Massachusetts always wihe to remember the 13 years that the pilgrims spent in Holland before coming tfl America. The Dutch room is the wav she thanks Holland. . THERE are two Mrs. Perkins in the convention. One in Mrs. Sarah M. Perkins of Cleveland, Ohio. The other ls Mrs. W. S. Perkins, state president Of Kentucky. They have different views on the subject of the reorganization of women. When Mrs. McDowell finished her paper on the subject of "Organization Among Workin Women" Friday morning. Mrs. Perkins of Ohio was given the floor. She told of an organization of laundrv-women that had the best knowledge of parliamentary rules of any society she ever saw. She advised the organization of women all over the country. Other women demanded to be heard on the question. Among them wia a tall, handsome woman In the Kentucky delegation. The "residing officer. Mrs. Nathan, asked the Kentucky woman's name. "Mrs. Perkins of Kentucky." replied the handsome womp.n. "Another Mrs Perkins: this time from Kentnckv." said tbe speaker, by way of recognition, and Mrs. Perkins made the "home" talk that stirred the convention to its depths. Applause rood and hearty was hers when she said. "The thing American women need Is not so much organization as the knowledge of home-making." Her words were remembered when she enme on the stage In the afternoon to give her state report. "That's Kentucky." sa'd Mrs. Mitchell of Mr own delegation, aind the women who had been listening sllentlv to the "reports" gave Mrs. Perkins a hand-clapping start. (,f. j. 9 ? & $ i$ 4, $ $. . ARTTI PENSIONER. WIDOW OF MAN WHO FOUGHT IN 1812. ' $ WINCHKSTKR, Ky.. May 2L S Mrs. France ChWrm died at her & home in this countr today, aged i H years. She was the widow of jb Commodore James Chlsm, who aerv- 4 ed during the war of 1812 and drew a pension for her husband services during that war. Tbe only remaining pensioner of that war living In th county is Mrs. Nancy Baxter, and her death Is daily expected. v-W ill ' - y ft-K i m s i ' - -1 7 V ' lit Member of the Reigning House of Russia, Who Was on Petropavlovsk When She Was Sunk, Finally Gets Czar's Consent to Wed Cousin. Special Cable to the Poet-Siapatcb. Copyright (ISO! by the Prwia Publishing Co. LONDON, May 21. That adversity ls having a softening influence on the Czar Is proved by two announcements from St. Petersburg. One ls that his majesty has removed the ban of exile he placed 13 years ago on his uncle. Grand Duke Michael Michaelovitch, for his morgantic marriage of Countess von Merenburg, who was considered "the most beautiful woman in Europe. King Edward and Emperor William, in recent years, have vainly pleaded with the Czar for Grand Duke Michael's pardon. The other announcement is that the Czar has given approval to the marriage of Grand Duke Cyril to a young woman who ls the first counsin of them both. The Grand Duke, a naval officer, nar 7. BUIL Prof. Kunz, Who Will Conduct Dem onstration, Ridicules Theory of Prof. Butherford. .tvi (- little radium In the world X U. W --J that lf it was all crystalized together it would have no more effect in heating or Ho-bHn the earth than would one in candescent electric light upon the 1300 acres of ground comprising this w oria s r air. Thus spoke Prof. George F. Kunz of fr,itei st.ites treoloirical survey, the government expert on radium in charge of the radium exhibits in tne wiciu.m... building and in the Palace of Mines and Metallurgy, when his attention was called tr. ra.hlera.m from London which staled that Prof. Ernest Rutherford of Cambridge, England, had suggested that radium caused the earth's heat. The suggestion was made in a lecture before the Roval Institute, and the new .4. ut'.rtlill2. tneory was cousiaei tru utxunyj .- The .professor said that lie was acquainted with Prof. Rutherford, and that while he considered his theory nonsense, was wiil-i ... v.; . v. a .....-tit .f the oouht and think that he had been wrongly quoted. a . i : . . ...11 ; ti A mlli'h to Interest thrm in both builrtinps. The ex-nerimonls will be made in the gvvern- . l tl-J; 1 ;.,.I..t novt Tllf C- i;l Prof. Kunz wi l Miver two lectures t I . '. ... 1 .il.!.a In VA II illflU aajiv mere. l ne rxiiiunn m .......... building show the mineral in Its various ..... j i n ages, lunium is iounu ju mn un..-tiec nil over the T'nited Sta-tCS. Chieliy in Colorado, Utah and Texas. MISS ROOSEVELT COMES THIS WEEK Daughter of President Will Be Guest at Reception in the German Building. Miss AJioo Roosevelt, daughter of the President of the United States, is expected to make lior first visit to St. Louis this week. It is understood that she will leave Washington next Thursday, and that she will come direct to St Louis to be the guest of Miss Irene Catlln ot 21 Vandeventer place. Miss Roosevelt enjoys a greater social vogue 'than any American young woman has had since Nellie Grant, now Mrs. Nellie Bar tor is. who was the most eminent young lady In the I'nited States, and her visit to St. Louis wl',1 be one of the society climaxes of the Fair period. It ls expected that she will first be publicly seen at the German bini.tii g next Monday night, when Dr. Lew.tld, German comnilnsloner-general. will give the first of his receptions. Theodore Shaffer Re-Elected. CLEVELAND. O.. May 21. Thuodore Shaffer waa re-elected president of the Amalgamated Association of Iron, Steel and Tin Workers at in annual convention this afternoon. Wall Inquest Held. NEVADA. Mo.. M.y a. Coroner DavN held an Inquest over the body of Robert T. Walls of RJhrd. who wa hot by former state Representative Todd yestr'-day. Todd is ir Jail. RAD 11 SHOW OV rowly escaped when the Petropavlovsk was destroyed. His sweetheart is the di vorced Grand Duchess of Hesse, daughter oi tne late Uuke or Kdlnburg, King Edward's brother. This match the Czar had opposed vigorously. It is officially announced that Grand Duke Cyril will arrive at Coburg today to visit the Grand Duchess Marie of Saxe-Ooburer and Gothn. mother of the Grand Duchess of, whose marriage to the reigning urand Duke or Hesse was dissolved December L'l. 1901. The difference in their religion, he being a Russian churchman and she being a Lutheran, was the principal cause of the Czar's objection to the marriage. When the war broke out Duke Cyril announced his purpose of going to the front and winning his spurs in the hope the Czar would consent to the marriage. All Russia resounded with bis name when he escaped from tho Petropavlovsk, and the Czar, an an evidence of his favor, gave-the long-hoped-for permission. LIKELY TO SWITCH TO PARKER Hearst Boom to Be Killed by Early Indorsement of Kilbonrne in Convention. POST-niFPATCH Bt'EKAC. 1345 1'eun.iylTaiila Avenue. WASHINGTON, May 21. Ohio, at its convention on Thursday, wi:l probably indorse Kilbourne. thus killing the Hearst boom in that state, although Hearst has four delegates to. St. IOuis and will prob ably keep them. Tom Johnson is a big factor in the situation there. He will control 11S of the delegates to the siate convention, and. whi.e he declines to say what he will do, he has made it plain that he is against Hearst. Ohio will switch to Parker if he appears to be the choice of the convention, but he must be in the lead to get the state at St. Louis. The situation In Illinois ls so mixed, because of the Hopkins-Hearst alliance, that there is no telling what wi.l happen before the slate convention on June 14. Hopkins hopes that the Parker sentiment will be as strong by that time, and that Hearst will be so Oead. that there will be no trouble, but Harrison hits vlce-presl-dcntlal ambitions and is cloaking them with his little lot of delegates for Representative Williams. It is an open fight there yet. The Hearst men are making great claims In Michigan. Dan Cumpuu says the state will be against Hearst, and he should know. There is doubt If it will Instruct for Parker, but it is believed that Hearst will be beat. n. The convention is o:i June 1. The South shows no disposition as yet to Instruct for Parker. If Alabama and Tenness-e are for Parkc-r next Wednesday, it will help muW-naHy. Mixoisaippl will instruct for Parker on Jane 15 and Georgia is expected to do the same on June L The probability is that most of the Southern States will nnd unlnstruct-d delegwtes to St. Iyiuis. and that they will Join in what seems to be the strongest move. From what can be. burned of the temper of Democrats In the West and South, it is not InoUKht thai He.trst has a chanee. ni-thougn lie is not et through lichling Parker !- leading, but the rank and file of toe Democrats nr.- rot as t showing the enthusiasm that is expected to develou later. The trouble tn Ohio. Illinois and Ml-h!-gai is that there has bee-i no effort to Indicate plain'y to the Democrats the reasnna why they should support Parker's candidacy. BRAZIL'S WOOD DISPLAY SHOWS RARE INGENUITY. The wooiIh of Hraill are xhown In the Ponsiry, Ylrh and Game building at the World's Fair in the form of inlild work both in articles of furniture and designs. The m.t interesting ebj-ct of Inlaid work is the cot of arm ot the country, done In I't! varieties of . wood. There U a table made of ,ki pieces of wood and other articles made of t-iuailer nut.vbcrs of pieces. Tl'. are now - ISmi.uiirf ,4 er.. a i . I of woo.1 on view, and the exhibit ! fi..i complete. Several hundred more vatietie are on the way. Not only ore the mli hown. but there Is an Interesting exhibit cf the me,1irtneii made frTMn roots and her! which trnw la ".Irastl. Anoth.r portion of the fxhlllt in i co!l.x'tion " til.- 1tkf hich are uej for the taaniiB of lea the". , i r.- ixnir-ii m srrangea oy .j.ri. car- is In the northwest eornrr of thf buildj r.t Is the firs' . he r tt tia rner 0 CEREAL OF WORLD ARE SHOWN His 15,000 Foreign Agencies Handli 56,000,000 Bushels Yearly Uses 1000 Steamers. Members of the French commlaagon are proud of the exhibit that Louis Leopold Dreyfus, "le rol des bles," the wheat kina; of France, ls making in the Agricultural building. M. Michel Lagravo the commissioner general of France, ha given the plac of honor In the French agricultural section to the Dreyfus wheat exhltbc It constat of a large pavilion decorated with great sheaves of golden wheat. Inside are aam pies of wheat grown In the different countries where there are Dreyfus wheat interests. Those countries are from one end of the earth to the other, and wheat grown In Australia. South America. Asia, Africa, the coasts of the Black. White and Haltlo Seas and the valley of the Volga ls shown. The pavilion waa built under the direction of M. Henri Guillaume, well-known Paris architect. H!s desire waa to how beautiful architecture and at the same time give a good background for the whewt display. The samples are so arranged that a student may learn much of the wheat productions, of the relative value of the productions of wheat countries, a well examine the analyses of wheat made bv celebrated chemists. The story of the French wheat Ring. U9 told by members of the French commission is Interesting. He is now a man of 72 vears of age, immensely wealthy and much honored by France. He has been made chevalier de la legion d'honneur and Is consul-general of Roumania. Began Life a Poor Boy. The political and financial world of Franc Is glad of his friendship and the salons of his hotel on the Champs Elysees and hi beautiful country home at St. Germain have many visitors. Fifty-four years ago he was a poor Swls boy. He began to support himself at the age of 16 and ls an European example of a self-made man. He began by dealing m small quantities of wheat. He recognised the grest possibilities of that cereal and was well enough versed In wheat coi.diilons to never buy more than he could readily sell. He was satisfied to sell 8t a small but sure advantage. Each year as the production of wheat Increased tils dealings and his profits both became' larger. His manner of dealing in wheat caused at veritable revolution, lie was the first of his kind. His success was marked. Others were jealous and be had to cope mifh enmity. With much good faith nnd ripe Intelligence ho continued undaunted in his experiment. Switzerland became too small for the field of his activities- He went to Paris and from that point established hcuses ell over the civilized world. Ills employes In Paris alone number 15.-0Q. His agencies are in the hand of M men. Handles 56,000,000 Bushels Yearly. Each year his men handle 30,0(10,000 quintals of wheat, or 56,000.000 bushels. It tkf 1000 steamer to carry this wheat. On hundred csirgo boats are kept busy carrying wheat on ail the seas and the large rivers of Europe. The French commission would be much pleased If the wheat king would visit tli Exposition, but his age Is such they think It unlikelv. M. J. de Ii Guerra, who represents M. Dreyfus at the opening of the French pavilion, expects that one of M. Dreyfus' sons will visit St. Louis at th time the prizes are awarded. In concluding the account of his life bl friends always add: lie Is the tsther of elifht children and many grandchildren, and has the greatest qoalities of a man great business man and good citizen." THE KEELEY MURDERMYSTERY A False Report of a Losg Past Occurence Corrected. Son.e time Ago reports appeared in newspapers of Illinois, which were copied In th Post-Dispatch and other paper here, purporting to explain the murder of Jacob Keeley, who was shot on September 11, 1C as he sit at his deek In hi drug store, late at night. An arrest was made nt the time, but ihere was r.o Incriminating evidence agalsl tne person arnii", ana ne wa release J. In January last reports began to appear In Illinois newspaper t the effect Mrs. Nancy Brown of Waco, Tex., confessed upon her deathbed that he ha commuted tne crime- jm name ei Mr. Nancy Brown was not the name of anybody connected in anywise with the Keeley fajmily. but other statements In the report showed that Mrs. Nancy Morrison, wif of Charlei W. Morrison of Woo. Tex , waa meant, because it was stated that Mr. Nancy Brown was a Meter of Mrs. KeeJef, and that her maiden name, was Miss Ner-y Clark. Tnese clrciimslaui es re true ft rm. M .ir.wn, and evidently she was the ,er-idii who mvant by lie author of tl. report,.. There wnr no truth in the reports exept the fnct that Jacob Keeiy was kilied at R hsU Bridge. Ill . aa Heptem-ber 11. Wi. and that Ml Naa-y Cl&rk (now Mrs. Nancy Jl.inUin) wwa a alster jf Mrs. Keeley. 8i (ar fiom her having- mad ny deeth-wi rnfessln, ah waa Pf-t on her deathbed, but. on the contrary, la alive ana well, ai.d rl -nly ha nvad tut con.' en-ion. but hs never been Implicated In asny In the ox lux. Wno is the author of th rr porta, r4 whitt was llw ot-V-et of tircuiatlr. th m at this lale. day. Iu not been ! leaver-.!, but tby 4 ctuolly unjust Xf Mra M'-r rlson, and it L- to be toped that ail wh nldel In ny ruannrr, hoeer Innontnt.y, In giving currency to thetn, will assist rum h in making correction. Bond County Indorses Heant fnerlal to tiae l't lipetta. OREENV1LLK. 1H.. May H.-M. M. Sharp. W. A. McNrlll. U N. M!tchU ar4 J S. Hifiton were tinUy w iected a delegate to th alatn fiavwilliia by atond cooiiiv tmucru and wti lntructJ tr vote ka a uiH for the Indorsement H'rt fo vrenldnt. lntruttlofi were Tlvett fr Aibrl Wat n for atur' f -l and Judge HI R.t for ( ongreiw. aa fixe " f tin x to i k 5 I 1

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