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!JBsiE(KK?n(JiawHpsftOT iseSefWWl IK-ii'iW - - ' 8tl Kr.-"wt Tir?;.T3"w, t.-if;jiirr.Tr.''.'.-i-'K'jt- jj'i,s j"i .-:; ',vj-rf3r3P,v4.TiiEiv1')ii l- jafrCrc''i .?i ww"' wa" .'2:?'r-'i. ,.-.-'..-"t - Ta i,'.-J .-- ,rfaf;5. -t i.v- , -?. :- ".i:','vrifc.- Krz--r m f,"ii sf-J c ''.s:-w- - -J ,.--. -,- .Z! " THE. BEFUBLIO: SATURDlT. AUGUST 29. 1903. ' fir & fr h Si I ir I i&- v: hi Ir-V-; l& y- L I I- m l 15, IKs ' W' is!? ' m cr.'i is. J2 tosae 5".- ftKV esst .-- - TO-DAYS NEWS IN BRIEF BUSINESS. 'r. Testerdays bank clearings wen. $6,546,003; ' balances, T767.SJ5. Local discount rates were ., between 5 and 6 per cent. Domestic exchange was quoted as follows: New Tort par bid. 10c premium asked; Chicago, par, bid. 10c premium asked; Cincinnati, Louls- vuie and New Orleans ,ioc discount bid..par -t asked. .- Wheat closed .lower at S5K35Kc bid Dec., SS5c No. 2vred. Corn closed lower kit ,47efttc,; Dec S4S54c'No. 2 'mixed. - Oats " closed at 25c asked Dec., S5y36c No. 3 .mixed. The local market for spot cotton was unchanged. I . WASHINGTON. K Secretary Hitchcock will not issue a A statement on the Indian scandals until be T ha. beard from. President Garrett of the -Indian Rights Association. Mr. Hitchcock declares that the Inquiry will be searching 1 and not a man upon whom the slightest .'taint is cast will be retained In the Govern-,ment service. . '- LOCAL AND SUBURBAN. i Visiting merchants from the Southwest are guests at a trolley-car outing. f Coroner's Jury returns a verdict of "cul-4pable negligence" against Motorman Land-i Strom. Water Commissioner Adklns promises clear water by December L Crowd demands the arrest of Bay's as-' salients and makes demonstration against patrolman. Congressmen Vandlver, Lamar and Hamlin of Missouri discussed Mr. Folk's chances to be Governor. Ferdinand Mercer, a brakeman. waa killed and Engineer W, W. Christine and Fireman Frank Sanders were Injured In a freight wreck on, the Missouri Pacific Rail-way. Three young .women take the final vows rt reception" at the Ursuline Convent Chairman Thomas J. Adklns will not be a candidate, for State chairman or National " Committeeman of the Republican party In Missouri., Mrs. William I. Cunningham caused the arrest of a. "masher." The police say that Spies be'ongs to a ijgang of Chicago thieves who had planned i extensive operations here. - St. Louis detectives capture -nan wanted .In Ohio an charge of embezzlement, j. The reported flop of Edward Block to 'the minority side of the House of Delegates ,'sives each side fourteen votes. The Reverend Doctor' R. C. Farrls died after long illness. Major .Hugh C. Dennis seeks court's aid to oust president and other officers of the iHotel Mohtlcello Company. Colonel' Agular, the Brazilian Commissioner General to the World's Fair, arrived with his family and secretaries. - Charles Bnehler waa dismissed from the -PoMce force because he stepped on a woman's foot In a street can Building Commissioner Heimberger says 'present building laws are easily evaded. 5 House of Delegate members will visit city ."Institutions. John Wilton Cunningham,- a prominent 'artist; died In Texas, after a lingering illness. - 5 The Missouri Tress Association' appointed .a-committee to report on the question of .dropping the names of John A. Lee, L Ii Page and R. B. Speed from the rolls. GENERAL DOMESTIC. . Secretary Shaw announces the accumulation of a fund providing relief for the Money market under stress of crop reason!. 'Six masked men loot the Rock Island pas senger station' at McFarland, Kas.. lock six f the employes In a refrigerator, and after xaang, a conductor and baggagemen Into insensibility, walk away In the darkness. senator Cullom of MlnoU says ha be. BeTe4.,tbere will tia tin MtM " ' - an extra session1 of Congress to take Panama Canal. some" action on thi Mrs. Lizzie Shuitx, wife of a wealthy ranchman near Solomon, Kas., ran away from her home 'and was found, working In a factory at St Joseph, Mo. She refuses to see her husband. f Father Cushlng, who once assaulted Bish-p Mats of Colorado, Is ordered to the Trap-plst Monastery at Gethsemane, where he will remain a prisoner the balance of his life. .Frederick L. Olmstead. the noted landscape architect, dies suddenly In Waverly, Mass., at the age of.H.years. The Little Bonne Femme Bintlit Association, In session' st Sturgeon, Mo., adopts resolutions comnMiiilnr th -wn.v is Orcuit Attorney Joseph A. Folk and ln- aorslng him lor Governor. Attorney General Crow, by leading the defense to. believe he was ready for trial tn the case of Senator Buell Matthews, which will be called Monday, drew out a proposition to continue the. case until after 'the Farrls case. This will be done. Judge H. D. Bassett dies of heat prostration at St Joseph,.Mo. FOREIGN. Macedonian Insurgents are aggressively active near Salpnlca, and have destroyed all the Tnrkisb posts along the Bulgarian frontier. In the' vilayet of Adrlanople. SPORTING. Pittsburg defeated Cardinals by a score 44 to J. Fool selling is stopped at the Grand Circuit races at ReadvUle. Driver Cox wins much applause by annexing two races. Winners at Klnloch yesterday were: Requisition, Quaker Girl; Decoration, Old Stone. Lou Clleveden and Lynch. tar Thomas Upton hopes for a heavy wind and a rough sea for to-day's yacht races, though he .does not expect to win. Marlao latelllceaee. 'Plymouth, Aug; 27. Arrived: .Bluecher, xromiNew Tork. New,Yo?k: Aug. 24-Arrlved: La Lorraine, Havre; Lucanla, LlverpooL Sailed: Cymric, Liverpool., ... . . . . ' v, ,' MovllJe, Aug. 28. Sailed: Furnessla, from Glasgow. New Tork. Oinoa,.Aug. 21-Arrived: Lahn, New York via Naples. , Qseenstown, Aug. 28Salled:, Mayflower,, trosa 'Liverpool, Boston. Southampton, Aug. 2S.SaUed:Fuerst Bismarck, from Hamburg, New. York, via Cherbourg. Boulogne sjuvMer, Aug. 28. Arrived: Ryn-. asa.;New' York, for Rotterdam (and pro-'ceeded). ' . :- Queenstown, Aug. S3.-Arrlved: OTtonla,-'Z Boston, ifor Liverpool: Campania. New $&" T". for.Llverpool (and both proceeded). JsCv-5 caierbour-: Anr: . SL-Ihll1,. .. n Ei'.-t-i? marck, from Hamburg and Southampton.. it-) wr Anrivnr Don't 'neglect advertising for a housegirL JTPA, w.oyw ciwi;u- w xuc surest iSBQ fesKJBkj,t;?,ed,um- AU druggists take ads' v AID FOR BREWERr STRIKERS. -.PiMBCiil -Assistance and Moral "Support Tendered to Employes. ST-.JL a..MAtln In TM,M' TTall 1ay..Yt rfcAf,W'B4a BH.H(4n,tt) MTtmlnmmrm fln. 'M?mai andlbrewery workers,' resolutions i were .passed "extending to the striking engineers fcig akd' Urssaen nromlses of' any financial aid "Sp whlchvalbt (be needed. In addition to k ;:v?; Presides ;LigntliaU-of the International .Ttnton of'Steam Engineers.: who" presided at !,',. tnemeeupsV Stated mar ny to-mgoi evexr ;t3na1neeT,;and fireman would b out and VBCcwlng.'would'be at a standstill.. -' z ",-3'.-i,,hv'mflno' lut'nlrhr It' was stated. "i ';,-. i.-...Ti.Tn.r. had Plained tbaa ml-I fe-A: ' '.,. not'. t mrlnralwaBt an lncraaaal . .:rjTZS v Jz . .m . - . i IJum. si a wceav:ana tae.nrBnuviiiii waww.iit, . M " J- ll.l. .III1M1I I " i"-"1 . 'W, j --.-. j V rJr-ewesa.ew -P""" h4es$$)'.' - ''''' . ' , AuW-f '. &iS.- A ?$ W. & -s" '-t . "' ' ' '' t '' .. , . .. kVr . -fiWuT E". "- - lS-"r-'f - - C-r-T - ..-' " 1h-'ts. -"r-'-ir. ' ' , - " . " . ' " V --. v&flfeA Jiv., - . . i i at , . &v -'A. . ",.!- j-ras. . oi. -, - j . . . r sis ,?.-.?-.- " . . t . 5Si ,' ..& v .' i. -. i . c - . "- ARTIST "JACK" CUNNINGHAM 1 DIED AFTER LONG ILLNESS. Widely Jfro-ira St-Louis Painter, j -vj3 - j. ' t " o'-' LunatCampBeljanceaHealth Besort in Texas, After Many Weeks of Suffering interment to Be Made in Bellefon'taine Cemetery. Photograph by Strauss. THE LATH JOHN WILTON CUNNINGHAM. John Wilton Cunningham, prominent among Western painters, died Thursday night at Camp Reliance, a health resort near San Antonio, Tex. The news of his death was received yesterday in a dispatch to his father, the Reverend. J.-W. Cunningham of No. Ml Locust street Although the news was received with much sorrow by the many friends of the young painter, his death was expected by those bo were dally Informed of his condition. Death waa due to an affection of the lungs, from tha effects of which Cun-nl .gham had been.a sufferer for some time. 1 As an artist probably no man in 8t Louis was In greater demand -In recent years. Early in life he showed bis adaptability for the brush, and at the age of U began his career. "Jack," as he was familiarly known by I his friends, waa born at Louisville In 186S. He came to SL Louis In 1875. He attended the public schools of this city and later took a course' In the art. department of Washington University, where it .was found he bad skill far above his classmates. , After finishing his course he did much work for local newspapers, and soon after took charge of the art department of, the Indianapolis Sentinel. He sought the highest in bis chosen profession, however, and later embarked for Paris, France, where he journeyed to complete his .education In the Latin .quarter. 'He spent five years In France. The second year there he earned special mention for his work, which was exhibited In the Paris salon. BIG DEMAND FOR WORK. This success made demand In. St. Louis for bis work, and a local firm for a time had all they 'could do to supply the trade. After he returned from Paris, Cunningham was engaged ,to paint the picture; which Is now an admired work, and which VICE CONSUL uninjured; - WARSHIPS SET SAIL Centlnaed Frasa Pasre On. some American naval demonstration In those waters. Reports also have come to the Government from the missionary interests of threatened destruction' of their property at Harpobt, and because of this Admiral Cotton will be allowed, to proceed with all his vessels to Beirut HAY POSTPONES VACATION AND RETURNS TO CAPITAL Oyster Bay, Aug. 28. President Roosevelt was Informed to-night of the Incorrectness "of the report that Vice Consul William C. Magelssen. at Beirut, 8yria, had been assassinated. The President expressed gratification that Consul Magelssen had escaped without injury from the assault of the would-be' murderer. He announced, however, that, no change at present would be made In the plans of this Government and. that the European squadron, which he last night ordered to proceed Immediately to Beirut, would eon. .Unueto Its ordered destination! it can be said that the President and Secretary of State Hay both regarded it Ead-visable. In view of the present state of im-. rest In Turkey, to have American war vessels In Turkish waters. TALKS WITH HAY. For several .hours to-day President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Hay were In conference at Sagamore H11L They .'discussed every suggested phase of the." situation In Turkey. At the conclusion of the conference Secretary Hay announced his In-tenUon of returning Immediately to Wash ington. t - SYRIAN IN ST. LOUIS SAYS I MOHAMMEDANS ARE GUILTY. . Josenh G. Adamle. vice president of-the Marionlte Benevolent Society, the jlpcal Syrian .organization, believes that the- attack on Vice 'Consul William C Magelssen at Beirut was the result of religious .troubles. . , 'Wblle the'Christlan population of Beirut exceeds that of the Mohammedana,' "said Mr..Adamle, "the local. Government is in the hands of the. latter," and I have, no doubt that tMr. Magelssen was murdered by thetMohamraedans. ' -t, "They aj' very bitter against the Christians, and, while no. act "warranting the. as-sasrinatlonyOt the Vice Consul ma jv have cnirred at'Belrut, they. took that method of avenging themselves for fancied wrongs at the hands of the Christians in iother parts of .the country; "" u At meeting of: the Marionlte Society Thursday nlgbt the report of the assaselna- non was. oiscnssea ana coDaemnatory reso-Istlona were. passed. . . " ' SJ mr. n asmie recesiuy . retnmea irom.Byrxa, -when ha HBt.thsinH Conaalr'irliafatrtha time, ha n:mmri'.tn nvth.conB- &m&&&r&im0jcimami . ssitrsaT-.wsB'jiita; - r& -- .isT,-. -s,-v-i!v -4;;. - si,-'' ' ."sAS is- S&tSi,, t- J5., ;&'& i, . .' - -z. - . : .it. r- ,'K.j' Many of Whose ProdnctionB Are v-j j. i u A decorates the main entrance to the parlor at the Planters' Hotel. It Is entitled, "The Maturity of SL Louis." A companion picture, "The Birth of St. Louis," also, at. the Planters Hotel, was done by Paul Cornoyer, Cunningham's classmate In Paris. Cunningham did much work at Jefferson City, where his paintings adorn the, walls of the Governor's mansion. His paintings of former Governor Lon V. Stephens! and wife, and those of "Governor and Mrs. Alexander M. Dockery, are considered masterpieces. His last touches with the brush we're made in the .completion of a three-quarter likeness, of Mrs. Lon V. Stephens for her St "Louis home, and which Is an exact reproduction of' the picture in the Statehouse at Jefferson City, While painting this picture, Cunningham, although harassed by -the encroachments of the disease which caused his death, kept bravely to his task. He was forced to lay down his brush many times in the course of the work, but he refused to leave the city until the picture was finished. On July 9, he departed, for San Antonio, and upon his arrival there took up his residence In a tent on the mountain side with other invalids. X letter recently received In 8t Jjouls, from Doctor E. A. 'Woods, son, of $be,Rev-erend C. C Woods of the. St Loui9.Cb.ris-tlan .Advocate, told of the. good 'treatment "Jack" was .receiving. Besides his . parents, he is survived by four brothers and' a- sister. They are: A. D., Charles A., and Edward H. Cunhnghara of St Louis'; William L Cunningham of Little 'Rock, Ark., and Mrs, W. 'D. Taylor" of Long Beach, CaL Instructions' were sent to . San Antonio-yesterday to forward, the body to St Louis. . It;ls believed the body will arrive.on Tues day or Wednesday. The Interment will be made In Bellefontalne Cemetery. REBELS ACTIVE Capture Neveska, Killing Two Hundred Turkish Soldiers, and .Build Earthworks. Salonlca, Aug. 28. About 2,000 Insurgents, now near Vodena, have been ordered to concentrate In the mountains of' Movihovo. They are expected to attack Tlkvesh and Bhtvgholi. In the evening of August 25 a force of Insurgents attacked Neveska, where 240 soldiers were stationed, 200 of whom were killed The, Insurgents have constructed earthworks. Seven battalions .of Turkish troops, which arrived at Neveska this morning, are now bombarding the defenses. . Sofia, Bulgaria, Aug. 28. The-general slt- "uation In the vilayet of Adrlanople continues alarming. The revolutionaries rfave destroyed all the Turkish posts along the frontier. ' The Autonomle says the Turkish com-rnander In the district of Seres has ordered his subordinates to kill and destroy every, body and. everything Bulgarian Immediately the insurgent bands appear. Tho Turkish population is fleeing toward Constantinople. Eight hundred men, women and- children,, have gone to Yasllakl, and the Turkish 'Government is arranging to send them to Asia Minor.. ' .A fierce fight has' occurred at Passakui, twentymiles'from Adrlanople, where three Turkish' battalions surrounded a body of insurgents. A second "band of rebels came to the assistance of their comrades, who thereupon broke-through the cordon, killing 1B0-Turks'. The 'Macedonian organization Is reported to be planning a big movement General Zontchieff is said to" be organizing a body of B.000 Macedonians to cross the frontier. - The Macedonian Committee has urgently-appealed to Prince Ferdinand to' show great er interest In the Macedonian situation, saying that If Macedonians, not soon liberated the position of , Bulgaria: will become exceed-' tngly critical. The Dnevnlk. prints to-day, what purports to.be the accurate details of the train out- rage near' Kulell Burgas: It'says a package was placcdin the restaurant car, of the train, at Budapest, containing the bomb with a .clockwork attachment which was: SALONfCA .tlmed'to explode as the train wassstagl'WWW. "i"""? ;7rk-wfrf2f the bridgefatMaritza. It was Intended liSl&Kj&J&&&-E&i!t destroy" the bridge and cut off communlca-! tlon Between Aananopie ana salonlca. I -LEXINQTON, VA. Doctor... George . H. Denny.Tpresldent of Washington' and Lee ,ctUldren of the late Cyrtis Rj'McCDnntck ' Hswalfftvan n fnnrl n I1A MM -, f nK. -tttil.1 versltr. the proceeds ofvhlcn.aie u main-"" .saK-jksr amanu nan . r EDITORS PROPOSE TO DROP . JOHN A. LEE, PAGE AND SPEED. Missouri Press Association Appoints a Committee to Investigate Charges of Corruption Against Men WhoserNames Are Connected With Boodling Deals Ganz Resolution Causes Heated' Argument Pulitzer's School of Journalism Indorsed. T. T.WILSON OF TARKI0 AVALANCHE IS ELECTED PRESIDENT. ,. ' W OFFICERS ELECTED BY . ' MISSOURI PRESS AJSOC1ATIOH. w ,T. T, WlUbn of "the Tarklo Ava- w lanche, president 4 W. 'D. Thomas of the Fulton Sun. w first vice president. Euphrates Boucher of the, Mount 4 V Vernon Fountain and Journal, second vice president 4 B." F. Wood of the Laredo Tribune, w third vice president ' J. M. Sorcy of the .Palmyra Specta- tor, recording secretary. R. M. White of khe Mexico Ledger, corresponding secretary. W. L. Thomas of the School and Home, treasurer. NEXT ANNUAL MEETING. At St Louis. May 18, 1901.. '-. An Innocent looking resolution introduced by Philip Ganz of tho Macon Republican, to the cfioct that the Committee on Croden, tlals have authority to revise the list of members of the .Missouri Press Association precipitated a sensation atthe morning 'session of the Missouri Association yester day. W.'o. L. Jewett of the Shelblna Democrat, speaking of the resolution, said: "I do not believe In euphemisms or subterfuges. I am in favor of taking the bull by the horns on questions that do not admit of equivocation. There is not a member present who does not realize the import of the resolution introduced by Mr. Ganz. at the-same time appreciating his action in not making it personal." "I move as a substitute to his resolution that the names of John A. Lee, of L L. Page and R. B. Speed, be stricken from the roll of membership of the Missouri Press Association. "There is nothing personal In my action, as at 'least one of the three I have always regarded aa my friend. This association cannot, however, after the uncontradicted statements that have been made concerning these men In the recent boodle disclosures, afford to further recognize them as mem bers of this organization." Jewell Mays of the Richmond Missourian, following Mr. Jewell, said that no member of the Missouri Press Association countenanced boodling or dishonesty In any ' -- ' T. T. WILSON Of the Tarklo Avalanche, president of the Missouri Press Association. form, but advised that further investigation be had be'f ora'flnal action be taken. W. T. Jenkins of the Platte City Land Mark,- took tho same view of the situation aa Mr. Mays. He' feared to do In a minute, he said, what he might regret the rest of his days. "NO. USE TEMPORIZING." Walter Williams of the Columbia Herald was not In favor of hasty action. "I, believe." he said, "In Justice between man' and man. Every man accused of a wrong has the right to be heard. The laws of the land provide for this, and courts are established for this purpose. "It is not necessary td say that I, as well as every member of this association, condemn corruption in public office, but, at the same time, let's give these men a 'show for their white alley. If, after investiga tion, the charges are established, we may ;take such action as seems fit "There may be other members of the as aociatlon who are guilty of moral wrongs not punished by tho law. It charges were preferred against any such here we would accord them a hearing. Let's give those against whom this resolution Is directed the same right, and, above all, strive to make the moral tone of this association what it should be." Mr. Williams then moved the appointment of a committee" of five, whose duty it should be to investigate the advisability of striking the names if the members mentioned from the rolls of the association and report so soon as the Investigation was completed. "Thero is no- use temporizing with such men aa John A. Lee and L L. Page." sold T. J. LIngle of the Clinton Democrat "The Missouri Press Association wants no members of this ilk. .They. cast odium upon our organization and deserve no consideration at our hands. I am In favor of extending none. Charges of corruption and bribery have been published broadcast against these men and not once have they denied even a single charge. Innocent men do not act this way. If such men as thesa are to be continued aa members of this association, I do not longer wish to be "associated with them., "I favor referring the resolution to the Committee on Credentials, with Instructions to strike from "the rolls such names as. are unworthy to be there., The names I have mentioned will be caught in the drag-net" COMMITTEE TO INVESTIGATE." The motion' of Mr. Williams prevailed, and Chairman Wilson appointed the committee of five. He named as' members of the .committee W. O. L. Jewett of "the Shelb'ina.Democrat, Euphrates' Boucher of the Mount Vernon Fountain and Journal. J.fB. Tucker' of;the, Parkvlile Gaxette, C. J.i Colden of the Maryvllle Forum, and B. J; Blanton of 'the Paris Appeal. An informal ncetlng of the .committee was lmmedlatcly-heid and' a report made to thO'hssodaUon to the effect that a. report i at trtts meeting,, or. tne associuuu wuuiu I be impossible, and that the matter in hand would be Investigated and recommendations made at thenexc meeting. A resolution commending us sui oi ,- was Introduced by R..M. White of the-Mcx- ico Ledger,-and was adopted ty tne asso ciation witn expressions inai xna some could not fail.toralse'the'standard ofeta-lex and excellence In American iottrnslism: The appreciation' and 'commendation of -the editors- or. Missouri were, also extent5edto I Mr. VmltTmFJrtttT trM srift. 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'"""il.?"6116 reaa a Paper on 'The "Responsibility of the Country Editor." Mr. Bell pointed out the hish calling of the editor, and the confidential relations he bore to the people, and the duty he owed to send nothing but a newspaper of high moral tone into the homes of his readers. Ben F. , Wood," of the Laredo Tribune talked to. the association upon "Up-to-Dato Advertising." The. practice 'editors have of leaving advertisements two and three years-old standing In their newspapers, he especially deprecated as slouchy and calcu- jaiea to give tne worst Impression of a paper. Not only as to the date of advertisements, but to the manner and style of display did Mr. Wood refer. ADVERTISING DISCUSSED. "Advertising from, "the .Standpoint o'f. a Country Merchant and .Newspaper Man" was discussed by, J. S. Morton of the Smlth-vllle Star. Mr. Morton cited Instances of wnut advertlslsk had done for two country merchants In hnitnvllie and the Impetus the individual efforts of these merchants in the advertising line had done for the town in which they' live, incidentally "showing how others in different lines of business had-profited because of tho enterprise of two up-to-date citizens. J. P. Tucker of the Parkvlile Gazette discussed "What the Pubiisner Owes the Advertiser." Among other profitable iaeas advanced by Mr. Tucker was tnat the adver-', user must deal squarely with the newspaper and his patrons in substantiating his PUDlished claims as to the quality of what be has In stock. If he wishes to get the full benefits of the money he puts in the columns of a newspaper to tell of his wares. ."A New Mode or Laughter," a satire In verse, was tho subject of a paper read by D. F. Thompson of the Elaon Eagle. It was cleverly written and referred cleverly to Missouri politics. L. r. ltoberta of the Memphis Democrat discussed "Does the Sensational Pay In the Country Newspaper?" Mr. Roberts took the position that to publish unverified items of news of a sensational character was detrimental to the standing of a country newspaper and harmful to readers. Tne publication of news of such nature except for good cause he thought harmful. "Politics In the Association" was the subject of the paper which W. R. Eowles of. the Greenfield' Advocate read. The Missouri Press Association, he declared, was not the place to exploit or to further the schemes of any person or set of persons, but to further the mutual Interests of the members of the organization and the members of the newspaper profession generally. "The Ethics of the Nowsyaper profession' was the subject of a paper read by B. E. Campbell of the Louisiana Times. Mr. Campbell discussed the duties of newspapers to themselves, to each other and to the public, These. are some of the extracts from his paper: . "The path of human duty Is not U-lumlnated with electric lights. "In these days of automobiles, trolley cars, railroads and rapid transit generally our civilization is progressing at the rate of sixty .miles per hour, but no line of human endeavor has been able to outstrip the newspaper, "The best lecturer In the world cannot compete with the morning paper. "1 believe the newspaper is more useful In a republican form of government than the Constitution. "The press Is the only trustworthy means of communication between the people and their official servants. "The newspaper scrutinizes the record of every one. who-would be 'a public servant so closely that a really base man Is seldom elected to office. The newspaper Is the calcium light which, when turned onto a public official, shows' up his crookedness as plainly-as the soubrette's wrinkles. . 'The splendid aatlboodle campalsrsi ml Joseph W.. Folic would not' nave been -passible had It not Veen for the work of .The St. Louis. Republic , "The modern newspaper' Is the greatest growth-of our civilization; "If wo country newspaper men cannot make Presidents we can at least assist In making a Governor. The various committees made final reports. W. R. Painter of the Committee on Credentials, reported the membership of the association as 1S1, the members being from seventy-five counties In the State, from' St Louis and Kansas City. The' Committee on Resolutions recommended and the association unanimously adopted the following resolution: SUPPORTING WORLD'S FAIR. "The Missouri Press Association wishes to express in strongest terms its appreciation of the Invitation of the Louisiana Exposi tion Company to meet In the Administration building, and for the hospitable entertain ment extended us during this meeting. We reueraie our pieuges oi support, and assure the 'Officials of the Exposition that in the future, as In the past, the nn r Mia. SOUri Will Use Its best efforts tn Inrmnnl, .the Exposition in every way within' Its power, we congratulate tnn Trnnvitrn., company on ine progress made In the ereat yicvttiauuii, ou v trui oi mo Construe- tlon work being now finished." The thanks of the association was also extended to the. Missouri Commission for the courtesies extended by It; to the rail- lu LUQ OUlgOlUK services, and to the street railway companies for the com-pllmentary transportation given to the editors during their- stay In St, Louis. The action of the World's Fair Cnmmiuinn i planning an exhibit of -Missouri journalism was. also commended and approved. The final action of the association was the election of officers to serve during the year. The following were unanimously elected: OFFICERS ELECTED. T. T. Wilson of the Tarklo Avalanche, president; W. D. Thomas of the Fulton Sun, first vice president; Euphrates Boucher of the Mount Vernon Fountain and Jour-' nal, second vice president; B. F. Wood of the Laredo Tribune, third vice president; J. M. Sosey of the Palmyra Spectator, recording secretary; K. M. White of the Mexico, Ledger corresponding secretary; W. L. Thomas of the School and Home, treasurer. T. T. Wilson, the new president of the Missouri Press Association, Is 42 years old and has been a Missouri editor since 1S93. when i he came to Tarklo and. purchased the' Avaiancne. xie cume 10 iuissoun irom iiio-. rado, where he published the Greely Sun. Previous to his Colorado newspaper venture Mr. Wilson edited tha SaUne Valley Register in Kansas, .He has been an enthusiastic member of the Missouri Press Association for several years, and has served as second and first vice-' presidents. Politically, Mr. Wilson Is a Republican. Before adjournment It was ''decided to have the. next annual meeting of the association In" St Louis. May 16. Walter Williams announclne that at thlo -time the press association of every State and Terri tory in tne union ana the International Journalistic Congress' will meet In St. Louis upon Invitation of the World's' Fair officials. "Last nleht about fiftv mpmhrn et fhc association, some of them accompanied by meir wives ana aaugmers, ueparted over the Chicago and Alton on an excursion tc unicags.- WIDE-REACHING PLOT MAY HAVE CAUSED THE ATTACK. Boston. Aug:, 28. Letters have teen received here from Monastlr. .European Tur key, indicating that the attempted assas sination, of Vice Consul Magelssen just fifteen days after the assassination cf the Russian Consul. M. Rostkovsld. did not surprise the English-speaking people there. For a long time. It has been understood that the native proprietors.' feeling that-, their Investments were Insecure under Turkish -rule, have been working to secure foreign, mxervenuon ana or. late rumors oi a plot involving tne assassination of con suls have, been frequently heard. In fact, reporti had ' become so well grounded that. the. Consuls .bad considered the advisability of asking their Governments; for. national guards, but had delayed taking deflnlteactlon., Cakaa Osselals Fash Exhibit. " Havana. Aug. .21. The acting Secretary of Agriculture' has appointed the. presidents of", a, dozen commercial,, manufacturing, in- dtwtrUl and agricultural 'associations' as wawinsw nf that minmlttast ! fiavsa- dhttrM iJocvifie tUMa exniDit av: in ou jjouim. r i N Good For Saturday Buyers. i i i I i i In every department we show items of especial interest to-day. Many early fall lines are in. Many offerings in summer goods are most temptingly priced to close out Come in to-day. You are not posted unless you know what the big store is doing. Jiliili 'lilcHirfit ItfrTsBsssi IvfilBt fill kIUHi HLlSBSBSBVBSBSBa I made up to sell at $4 and $5 our price I i I i I i I i I i i Fall Hats. Advance showing- of tb Early Fall Styles in Men's Hats. In particular we call attention to our great popular-priced leader stiff or soft styles, in the coining season's best shapes stiff hats in black, soft bats in black, pearl, maple and tan silk Jf fl A trimmed a match- XI 'III less quality for V"'" See them in Washington avenue window. t l - SJSw. ssaSBIBSs sSssssasssssssissasV jSSSl. Shirts, $1.05 Reduced from 51 .50 and $2. Closing them out all our finest r $1.50 and $2.00 Negligee and Pleated Bosom Shirts, still complete in new and attractive patternslight and dark effects cuffs attached or detached all sizes shown in Washington i avenue windows choice $1.05 now. Yoor Moaey's Worth Open till 10 Saturday. MAYOR REED ATTACKS THE REPUBLICAN PRESS. Declares That It Is TxtIbs; t Hol Vm the State to Poblkj Scon. , REPUBLIC SPECIAL, Platte City, Mo.. Aug. 21 Mayor James A. Reed of Kansas City spoke to 4.C0O persons at the Fair here to-day. devoting-most of his address to boodling. As to boodling. Mayor Reed reiterated his recent declaration that bribegivers should be prosecuted as well as bribetakers. Continuing, ho said:, "There is a class of newspapers that nave denominated Missouri the 'Robber State,' declared her native-born citizens to be iimorant. nonprogressive mossbacks, that .'ex-Confederates are the friends 'and asso ciates of train robbers mat ine etaio school'iunds were 'stolen,' after which they shouted iusUly, 'Stand up for Mlssourir It Is Interesting and significant to note these same papers areralsing thecry that the Issue is Boodle vs. Honesty.' and leading tha movement that, their party may profit there- -it Is of Interest to consider that one of the pavers, the Globe-Democrat, never undertook to expose the rottenness of the St. Louis .corruption which .nounsnea uenraui Mastl? op'pSeS JSK "elation of 15: WeSTwlaJr-W 8t Louis u -rtata trail on wnicu, -uuuilwu-cu . - . --cShein, is as a healthful hand-clasp to a ?Eei:L.1"''jr T- mosr.voclferouslr toslsungthat-the; issue te JBpodlo vs. Hon-. iattf nna.incsc vu mua tw."J ."' m right to dictate the action of the dominant There Is.:no. politics In corruption. A boodler Is a man. without party, wunoux aa- vocates, wiuwu-. ujcuiu. " "tr"- .t : erv man ls-against hlra.. We will eradicate Sate" any man-who has touched a brlDe. Greater care will be exercisea in. me seiec-. UonoiDuwadou uw.Mw. .-.- k cna."- - . : Z ir I I L- Trousers. Continuation of the greatest sale of Fine Trousers ever .held in St..Louis. Fancy Worsteds, all; wool Cheviots and Homespuns in the patterns and colorings you want -all hew, desirable' good lined, sewed and finished by tailors possessing the shapeliness and tone of quality trousers that were I I I Men's Shoes. Early Fall weights in Men's Shoes are now on our shelves in all leathers calfskin, vici kid, corona calf, patent kid and in all the many shapes to be worn this- year. Our best hand-sewed shoes are $6 and we have 'em at all other prices down to I I I $1.95 1 er Mosey Beck." Seventh and Wasttirtta i MITCHELL SEEKS TO AVERT STRIKE OF COAL MINEIW. Coafereace la. Ckleac AsTs 'leee Woisrsaeja la aUssarl,.KaaaBa . ' i J RBtOIBLIC SPECIAL, . a Chicago, Aug. 28. To avert, K posasstar.'a strike of HW9). bitumlnoua- coal ntastaks Missouri, Kansas and Arkaasas, s Josst Mitchell, presldent'of tha' -'Dnlted'-Oas Workers-of America;' begaa a. secret feoa-ference to-day with other tmloi ossasals and tha representative coaloperators'flTaaB the West. ' ? Negotiations between tha uueiatolst .tst the union officials directly mtereseV'-i broken eff several days 'ago, and a time 'drew near for a decision. tsW men having 'demanded an adjiislsjsut 'bt September the i "matter r traa refsrrid t 'the national organisation. ' " ' With President Mitchell In tia coaferenoa to-day. are Secretary Treasurer WB. WU-son and Vies President T.' L. Lawtst Vtra coal operators and., three) minor : oflMala. ot tha miners union from the clts&ict'sJFsotsd are also here. ' Vfithln jAflnftA m i' W Va m. $2.95 staV j AM I r fW jL iPHL&i cSeLssssssssssI ' I - i however, but the conference wincootdaaa v'l to-morrow and' a. 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