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GEO. GRUENEWALD.

resented by from one to three. Out of this number ST. LOUIS LOCALS.

the nativity of 105 could not be determined.

J. R. Memmel is now with Robert Thebus, Jefferson St. Louis was incorporated, November 9, 1809. If

and Lafayette Avenues. present plans on the part of prominent citizens de

Fred Klein, of East St. Louis, has accepted a position velop, the first centennial of the incorporation will be

with A. S. Ludwig, St. Louis and Newstead Avenues. celebrated by a week of festivities, ending November

Ralph Hopkins has left the employ of A. C. Skinner 9, 1909.

and bas gone home to rest up until the hot weather is The Great St. Louis Fair was established in 1856 and until the opening of the World's Fair was an

Geo. Gruenewald will open a new drug store in Belleannual event of interest to all in the territory tributary

ville, Ill., about June 10. to this city. The grounds occupy about fifty acres,

Martin Westerfeld will open a were continued as a race track during the World's Fair and until the Folk administration put a stop to

new store at Delmar and De

Baliviere about June 15.
horse racing. Plans were made to convert the grounds
into a park but a real estate deal has recently been

A Prominent Pharmacist was, consummated which places the old Fair Grounds on the

fined $40.00 for selling alcohol market and the place will be cut up into lots. Thus

on Sunday. Let other drugpasses one of the historic spots in St. Louis which has

gists bear this in mind and been familiar for a lifetime to many readers of the

avoid the expense attached to MEYER BROTHERS DRUGGIST.

this kind of experience. The Base Ball Season is on in St. Louis among the

L. E. Baumeister, East St. doctors and druggists and lesmen. They ve several

Louis, ill., has installed a comteams organized. Last game played May 21 resulted

plete set of new fixtures and is

now the proud owner of one of
in a victory for the salesmen-score 6 to 5 with the fol-
lowing men participating:

the prettiest drug stores in East St. Louis.
Doctors.
Salesmen.

Dr. Louis H. Behrens, Ph. G., was toast-master at the
Dillon,
Ritter,

banquet of the Alumni Association of the Medical De-
Muench,
Hull,

partment of Washington University, May 27.
Bailey,

Delkeskamp,
Schleunen,
Klockenbrink,

Dr. Robert E. Schlueter, Ph. G., vice-president of the
J. Harris,
Lynn,

St. Louis College ot Pharmacy and president of the
Curley,
Cassett,

Alumni Association of the Medical Department of
Hemm,

Reber,
Sewing,
Rapp,

Washington University, is responsible for a successful
L. Temm,
Wetmer.

week of medical college clinics for visiting members Phenol the Favorite for St. Louis Suicides.-Two

of the Alumni Association and a number of class re

unions. hundred and eight persons committed suicide in St. Louis between March 31, 1907, and March 31, 1908, Peter J. Singer, with the Meyer Brothers Drug Co. according to the annual report of Coroner Jules Baron.

for a number of years This is eighteen less than during the previous year.

and formerly at the The means of death and the number of suicides follow: head of the firm of Phenol (Carbolic acid) 102; morphine, 5; strychnine, Singer & Wheeler, of 3; arsenic, 3; paris green 1; gas, 6; drowning, 4; jump- Peoria, 111., celeing from buildings, 2; razors and knives, 8; gunshot, brated his seventy43; by leaping in front of steam cars, 2, and by hang- eighth birthday, May ing 16. Only three of this number were negroes; 149 24, Mr. Singer is were males and 56 were single. According to the re- hale and hearty, lookport, 17 who ended their lives were between the ages of ing practically the 10 and 20 years; 96 were between the ages of 20 and 40

he did a
years; 20 were between 60 and 70 years and 7 were over quarter of a century
80

ago, unless he appears
years
The report shows that 138 were born in the United

a trifle younger.
States and 39 were natives of Germany. Over a dozen C. F. G. Meyer 111.,
countries are represented by the other suicides.

is the name of the During the fiscal year the coroner held a total of youngster who made 1656 inquests compared with 1455 for the previous his appearance May year. The report showed that 1103 persons who suf- 24, at the home of Mr. C. F. G. Meyer, Jr., of the fered sudden or violent deaths were born in the United Meyer Brothers Drug Co. The young man gives every States, 198 in Germany, 75 in Ireland, 20 in England, promise of following in the worthy foot-steps of his 28 in Austria. Seventeen other countries are also rep- grandfather and father.

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nesday of each month at Schneider's hall, Broadway ST. LOUIS LOCALS.

and Keokuk Streets, and any lady wishing to join can

telephone or write to the secretary or president. The Missouri Botanical Garden, more familiarly The Meyer Brothers Cocked Hat Bowling League known as Shaw's Garden, is one of the interesting has just completed their yearly series of contests. This gardens of the world. The founder, the late Henry organization consists of six teams of five men each and Shaw, in his will, provided for an annual flower ser- roll during the late fall, winter and early spring, 150 mon. The preacher this year was Bishop E. R. Atwill, games. The first series of seventy-five games was of Kansas City.

completed in the following order: “The Missouri Botanical Garden,” said Bishop Karbirons,

La Crestonias,
Imperial Crowns,

Malt:se Cross,
Atwill, "is known everywhere in the United States as

Colonial Girls,

Zebras. Shaw's Garden. Thus the memory of Henry Shaw is

The second series the teams finished as follows: perpetuated. Sixteen thousand species and varieties

Karbirops,

Zebras, of plants remind us of his love for nature.”

Imperial Crowns,

Colonial Girls, Bishop Atwill referred to the hundreds of thousands

La Crestonias,

Maltese Cross. of visitors to the gardens in one year, the amount of In the first series the highest five was rolled on botanical instruction which is given, and even the December 13 by the Zebras, which team totaled 1238 pleasure which visitors from afar find in discovering pins. In the second series the Karbirons rolled the plants of their own home country in the gardens. The highest five. On January 31 they totaled 1279 pins. annual sermon, he said, was intended “in God's house to remind you that God created the useful and beautiful plants in his universe, and that the wisdom and love of God is shown in the growth of flowers and other products of the vegetable kingdom."

In conclusion, the bishop made a plea for the preservation of forests, which, he said, have been “ruthlessly destroyed, so that it makes one sad to see it. Let us make a new resolution not only to use but to preserve the blessed gifts that God has given us."

The W. 0. N. A. R. D. organized on Wednesday, April 1, at the Southern Hotel with nineteen charter members present. The following ufficers were elected for the ensuing year: Mrs. Otto F. Claus, president.

The Winning Karbirons. Mrs. W.F. Ittner, vice-president.

Back Row, Otto Rudert, Geo. Danner, Otto Rosskopf. Front Mrs. Paul Schneider, recording secretary.

Row, Geo. Hickel, Frank Teighraber. Mrs. K. Kring, corresponding secretary.

In the first series the Zebras rolled the highest sinMrs. Theo. Hagenow, treasurer. Executive Board.-Mesdames Sol, Boehm, W. Busch, A. W.

gle game totaling 275 pins in one game. In the second Pauley, E. R. Marten, A. J. Hoenny, Jos. P. Methudy.

series the Karbirons passed this one pin, rolling 276 The objects and aims of this organization are socia- pins. bility, to assist in various ways their husbands, sons In the first series, John Weiler, secretary of the and brothers who are members of the St. Louis R. D. League and a member of the La Crestonias, rolled the A., and other features which from time to time present highest five, totaling 290 pins. In the second series themselves. The members voted that two dollars Mr. Rudert, of the Karbirons rolled the highest five, shall constitute the dues for the first year, and each totaling 303 pins. lady present gladly paid same in advance. Since the In the first series three individual bowlers tied for first meeting eleven new names were presented for the high single-Anthony Rasch, Mr. Bradshaw and initiation making a total of about thirty members. G. T. Meyer. In the roll off this was won by Mr. Committees were appointed by the president at the Rasch. In the second series Mr. Schrader, of the last meeting held at Schneider's Hall, Broadway and

Maltese Cross, rolled the highest single, totaling 82 Keokuk Streets, to canvass the entire city, and the pins. Several perfect games were rolled. association expects in a few months to have a mem- The chief trophy is a solid silver loving cup donated bership of more than one hundred. Considerable in- by Willis W. Russell, Milltown, N.J., which the board terest was taken in the proceedings of the meeting of directors decided should be given to the ranking held on Wednesday, May 20, 1908, and the ladies are bowler at the erd of the series, but only to be held by now contemplating something very interesting which,

him until won three times. This year it was taken for the present, they positively refuse to divulge. down by Otto Rosskopf of the Karbirons. Every lady who is either a wife, daughter, mother or “Oil and Gas in St. Louis and Vicinity,” was the subject sister of a retail druggist is eligible to join this asso- of an interesting article at the May 4 meeting of the ciation. The meetings will be held on the third Wed. St. Louis Academy of Science.

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GEO. GRESET ALD.

resented by from one to three. Out of this number ST. LOUIS LOCALS.

the nativity of 105 could not be determined.

J. R. Memmel is now with Robert Thebus, Jefferson St. Louis was incorporated, November 9, 1809. If and Lafayette Avenues. present plans on the part of prominent citizens de

Fred Klein, of East St. Louis, has accepted a position velop, the first centennial of the incorporation will be

with A. S. Ludwig, St. Louis and Newstead Arennes. celebrated by a week of festivities, ending November

Ralph Hopkins has left the employ of A. C. Skinner

and has gone home to rest up until the hot weather is The Great St. Louis Fair was established in 1856 and until the opening of the World's Fair was an

Geo. Gruenewald will open a new drug store in Beileannual event of interest to all in the territory tributary

ville, Ill., about June 10. to this city. The grounds occupy about fifty acres,

Martin Westerfeid will open a were continued as a race track during the World's Fair and until the Folk administration put a stop to

new store at Delmar and Dehorse racing. Plans were made to convert the grounds

Balisiere about June 15 into a park but a real estate deal has recently been

A Prommer: Pramacst was consummated which places the old Fair Grounds on the

fined 340.00 for selling aiobo: market and the place will be cut up into lots. Thus

on Sunday. Let other drug passes one of the historic spots in St. Louis which has

gists bear this in nisl ad been familiar for a lifetime to many readers of the

avoid the expense aiached to MEYER BROTHERS DRUGGIST.

this kind of experience The Base Ball Season is on in St. Louis among the

L. E Benester, East Sc doctors and druggists and salesmen. They have several

Loais, ... bas issued a comteams organized. Last game played May 21 resulted

piete set of ses émos as in a victory for the salesmen-score 6 to 5 with the fol

Dor the pesa TIC sé ste si lowing men participating:

the prettiest drug stores is East St Lous.
Doctors.
Salesmes.

Dr. Louis H. Berres. P. G. ris zase-masse zde
Dillon,
Ritter,

banquet of the Alamsi 15 coa i te uz
Moench,
Hall,

partment of Washisgss Staty Haz
Bailey,

Deikskamp.
Schleunen,
Klockenbrink,

Dr. Pobert E. Scer. PS G. Tiesit si tre
J. Harris,
Lyns,

St. Loais College of Phima ni jesen e
Curley,

Cassett,
Hemm,
Reber,

Alumni Associacca sé he leana Corner i
Sewing,
Rapp,

Washingtos sterr. Í 75560s de 9 a S..
L. Temm,
Wetmer.

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hundred and eight persons committed suicide in St.
Louis between March 31, 1907, and March 31, 1909, Peter - Sage. si se lleza Iries Cri
according to the annual report of Coroner Jules Baros.

for a ser de 23 This is eighteen less than during the previous sex sé frente a la The means of death and the oumber of suicides to send á se zase Phenol (Carbolic acid, 102; morphine, 5; strycksise, sizge teen 3; arsenic, 3; paris green l; gas, 5; drowning. 4, jaap ing from buildings, 2; razors and knives, sussidi, izte. 13; by leaping in front of steam cars, 2, ai is base-agts iradas Ilo ing 16. Only three of this number were negus: 1024 1. * were males and 36; were single. Accordings be 15port, 17 who ended their lives were between the spes - peale 10 and 20 years; 96 were between the ages of sound * ume i se liria years; 20 were between 50 and 10 years and i were OTET

204, 316 IE EIEI 80 years of age.

The report shows that 13% were born in the last States and 39 were natives of Germany, was a cenn

le countries are represented by the other suicides, 1636 inquests compared with 1485 for the pecting 1. 13* 1+1 During the Escal Fear the coroner held a mais! 1

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Delong. year. The report showed that I peryms o 25 me 4:Meni, IHA H& fered dden or violent deaths were born in the 10kor aya'n The HHHH meN ! Stato e in Germany, 75 in Ireland, 2 is Pada3.

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tainers inclusive, with the usual allowance of 10c per MARKET REVIEW.

gallon for cash in 10 days.

U. S. P., 190°, is being offered in this market at an The Prosperity Club that had its inception in St. Louis advance of 5c over the above. is not only spreading the doctrine of good cheer but Denatured.Unchanged; quotable in bbls., 40c; $ believing in a returning prosperity they have given an

bbls., 44c; 41-gal. cans, 62c, containers inclusive. impetus to this optimistic view of the situation that Wood, 95%.-Advanced; bbls., 44c; $-bbls., 50c; 10has appealed to the better judgment of our adaptable gal. cans, 59c; 5-gal. cans, 64c, containers inclusive. people and the sentiment has been taken up all over Acetone Commercial.-Declined to 32c per 1b. to 85, the land and heralded effectively, absolutely producing to 95c per gal. as to quantity. substantial results as evidenced by the resumption of

Acid Tannin, U. S. P.-Quotable at 950 to $1.15. operations by factories and jobbing houses on full time

Oxalic.Declined; quotable in bbls., 84 to 12 to 14c, with a reinstatement of the usual departmental corps, as wanted. and unemployed generally.

Amyl Acetate, Commercial.-Declined to 35 to 40c The “conservation" idea now permeates all large

per lb. to $1.95 to $2.05 per gal. centers of trade, the smaller cities and towns depend

Arsenic.- Quotably lower; kegs, 5 to 9 to 14c in ent upon agriculture have felt no depression, and the

small lots. prospect for abundant crops coupled with other agen

Antimony Sulphide.-Declined to 9 to 17c as to cies augur significantly-a betterment of conditions.

quantity. Price changes since our last issue have been chiefly

Balsam Fir Canada.-Advanced to 80 to 85c.. These on the downturn, notable recessions occurred in cam

prices may be shaded in quantity. phor, phenol, morphine, glycerin, strychnine, blue

Blue Vitriol.- Quotably lower; bbls., 54 to 8 to 10c vitriol and the hard mercurials, advances are noted

in a small way. on guarana, oil citronella, caustic potash and oil

Calomel.-Declined 5c; quotable in 1-1b. boxes at 86 orange.

to 95c, as to quantity. We set forth below the items on which prices have

Camphor.-Declined; bulk in bbls., 54 to 63 to 65c; changed since our last issue, also the current local

32s, in pound packages 65 to 70c. values thereon:

Collodion.—Declined; U. S. P., 1900, 48c; U. S. P., Advanced.

1890, 48c. Balsam Fir, Canada, Leaves, Buchu, Short,

Corrosive Sublimate.-Declined 5c; quotable in Guarana,

Oil, Lemon, Gum Chicle,

Orange, Sweet,

pound boxes at 78 to 91c as to quantity. Gambier, Potassium Bicarbonate,

Glycerin.-Declined; 50-1b. cases quotable at 15c.
Potash Caustic,

Guarana.-Advanced to $4.15.
Herb, Gold Thread,
Venice Turpentine.

Gum Chicle.-Advanced; quotable in bags, 57 to 69
Declined.

to 74c, in a small way. Acetone, Commercial, Morphine,

Gambier.-Advanced; bales, 61 to 12 to 15c, as Acid, Taonin,

Oil, Bergamot, Oxalic, Anise,

wanted. Amyl, Acetate, Cassia,

Catechu.-Advanced; quotable in bales, 91 to 12 to Arsenic,

Camphor,

15c, as wanted. Antimony Sulphide, Citronella,

Herb, Gold Thread.-Advanced to $1.75; powdered, Blue Vitriol,

Coriander, Calomel,

Wintergreen, True,

$1.80. Camphor, Wormseed,

Leaves, Buchu, Short.-Advanced to 39 to 42c.
Collodion,
Phenol,

Mercury Bisulphate.—Declined to 65 to 70c.
Corrosive Sublimate,
Red Precipitate,

Oil, Anise.Declined to $1.45 to $1.75, as to quantity. Ether, Butyric,

White Precipitate, Ether, Formic, Strychnine,

Bergamot.--Quotably lower; $3.50 to $4.00, as to Glycerin, Vanillin,

quantity. Mercury Bisulphate.

Cassia.-Declined to $1.45 to $1.75. Quinine.-Dull and unchanged; an advance seems Camphor, Light.-Declined to 16 to 30c, as to improbable. Local quotations are: P. & W., on the quantity. Heavy, Sassafrassy, declined to 14 to 25c as basis of 100-oz. cans, 17c; M. B., 164c; 25-oz. cans, 19c; to quantity. 5-oz, cans, 23c; 1-oz. vials, 28c.

Citronella.-Quotably lower; 1000-1b. drums, 284 to Opium.-Again advanced; due to unfavorable re- 52 to 60c, in a small way. ports of crop damage in producing districts. Gum, Coriander.-Quotably lower; $8.50 to $9.00, to 75c quotable at $4.85; Powd., M. B., $5.40; P. & W., $6.50.

Morphine.-Declined; due to lower prices abroad, Lemon.-M. B. Reina, advanced, 1-1b. coppers, followed by reduction by domestic makers. Quotable $1.35; Sanderson's, 25c higher. in $-oz. vials, 31-oz. boxes, $3.00; oz. vials, 20c per oz. Linseed.-Advanced; raw, bbls., 40c; boiled, 41c. less.

Orange.-Sweet, Reina M. B., advanced to $3.30; Alcohol, Grain, 188°.-Unchanged; bbls., $2,75; $- Sanderson's, 25c higher. bbls., $2.78; 10-gal. cans, $2.95; 5-gal, cans, $2.99, con- Worm Seed.-Quotably lower; $2.60 to $2.85.

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Phenol.-Declined; 1-1b. cans or bottles, 25c; 5-1b tins, 23c; 10-1b. tins, 22c; 28-1b. tins, 20c; 56-lb tins, 18c.

VICTORY IN MISSOURI.
Potassium Bicarbonate.-Advanced to 8% to 9 to 16
to 18c.

Potash Caustic.-Advanced; 124 to 16c as to quantity.
Red Precipitate.—Declined bc; quotable in 1-1b

Supreme Court Sustains Pharmacy Law. boxes, 97c to $1.09, as to quantity. White Precipitate.-Declined öc; quotable at $1.02

On May 19, 1908, the Supreme court of Missouri deto $1.20, as to quantity.

cided the case of State of Missouri against Sterling P. Strychnine.-Declined; alkaloid, crystals, oz. vials,

Hamlett, appealed from the Circuit court of Pike $1.00 to $1.20; alkaloid powdered, sulphate crystals

county. Mr. Hamlett was operating a drug store in and sulphate powdered, 95c to $1.15, as to quantity; }

the town of Ashley, in Pike county, and was not a oz, vials, 20c per oz. higher.

registered pharmacist, and did not keep a registered Vanillin.-Declined; quotable at 40 to 55c. These

pharmacist in his employ constantly, as is required by prices may be shaded in large lots.

Section 3045 of Revised Statutes of Missouri 1899. AcVenice Turpentine.-Advanced to 27 to 30c as to

cordingly, Mr. Hamlett was prosecuted for violating quantity.

said statute, and the circuit court found him guilty and Glassware.-Quotable discounts unchanged; Pearl

fined him one hundred dollars. The case was accordovals, case lots, 75%; 5-case lots, 75%; larger quanti. ties, 75 and 5% ; Baltimore ovals, brand, finish, 75 and ingly appealed to the Supreme court of this state, and

that court decided (opinion by Judge Fox) that there 10%; 6-case lots, 75, 10 and 5%; larger quantities, 80% ;

was sufficient evidence to justify the conviction and Comet ovals, 80 and 15%; 25-case lots, 85%; 50-case

punishment of Mr. Hamlett. Messrs Pierson & Pierlots, 85 and 5%.

son, and Tapley & Fitzgerrell were attorneys for Mr. Window Glass.-Advanced; quotable in this market,

Hamlett, and they argued that the statute, under all single, 90 and 30%; all double, 90 and 40%.

which he was prosecuted, was unconstitutional, unTurpentine.- Whilst the market has fluctuated, rul

reasonable and void. The State was represented by able quotations are the same as contained in our last

Attorney General Herbert S. Hadley and assistant issue, viz., bbls., 50c; 10-gal. cans, 6lc; 5-gal. cans, 65c

Attorney General N. T. Gentry, who argued for the packages inclusive.

constitutionality of said statute. In Judge Fox's

opinion it is said; “That the general assembly has Gideon Harvey, physician to Charles II., rendered

power, by appropriate legislation, to regulate the considerable service to medicine by counselling the

transaction of business by those who are engaged in use of a few remedies the action of which was under dispensing drugs or medicines for medical use, we stood. He showed that the sixty or seventy ingre- have no doubt. While it may be true that the occupadients of Venice treacle and mithridate were mostly tion of a druggist or pharmacist is highly beneficial incompatible, and that these compounds owed their to the public, yet it will not be seriously contended virtue solely to the opium which they contained. He

that a business where medicines are compounded and parodied Sydenham's famous "expectant attitude"

sold is frequently attended with a great danger to the towards diseases with which he was unfamiliar in a

people, who are so unfortunate as to need the assistwitty little book called "The Art of Curing Disease

ance of medical remedies. It has been uniformly recby Expectation.” Gideon Harvey's services to medicognized by the courts of this as well as in foreign cine never met with the recognition which they de jurisdictions, that 'whenever the pursuit of any particserved, 'partly on account of his bitter hostility to

ular occupation or profession requires for the protecwards all his contemporaries, and towards the College tion of the lives or health of the general public, skill, of Physicians in particular, and partly on account of integrity, knowledge or other personal attributes or his inveterate habit of hinting in all his works that he

characteristics in the person persuing it, the general possessed secret remedies and specifics against all

assembly has the power and authority to have recourse diseases. But the pharmacopeias published after his

to proper measures to ensure that none but persons day show that his views were tacitly accepted, as most possessing these qualifications should pursue the callof the loathsome and absurd preparations which he

ing.'' The Supreme court, thereupon, held that the condemned were left out.-[DR. L. G. GUTHRIE in a

Missouri statute is constitutional and valid, and Lecture to the Harveian Society of London.

followed the decision of the Supreme court of Wis

consin in reference to a similar statute, as decided in There was a young lady from Cork

the case of State vs Heinemann, 80 Wisc. 232-233. Who went to the drug store for chalk. The clerk who was jarred

This decision is considered a victory for all reputable Marked it calcium carl,

pharmacists, and also a victory for the public as well. And out in a huff she did walk.

The man who has nothing to boast of but his illusEvery Man excuses his impatience in the conviction trious ancestors is like a potato-the only good belongthat patience is today a feminine trait.

ing to him is under ground.-[SIR T. OVERBERG.

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