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Wn) Inctoti April G. ror Oklahoma and
Jn li m T. rrlfory- fair, preceded by show.
r in the early morning, warmer In north
't i-iioiii westerly winds.
I" r Missouri: Hhow-ers; warmer In north
wc . ' 'itthHrw winds.
l K nisa: Pair, cwrtri by shower
In t' curly morning; warmer; variable
At the present time the Democratic
put Orjcan't need building up so much
..s it ncd digging up.
Ail these little Republican victories
ar mtciy preliminary to the Brand and
flm! ! .wt of Democracy In 1S9B.
Sr iking of Republican mnjorltlei.
Just wait till Kansas City Rets an hon
est m (.Hon and a fair count once.
Th uncertainty of the Income tax Is
n t w .rrylng people so much ass the
certonii of the Plaster bonnet bill.
Oklahoma railroads should Invest lib
er i l in thoIontucky brand Of bllnd
1 age ige swlper and bandit o.xtermlna-
If Pttle Venezuela Is determined to
fight there la a strong enough American
pen'lm. tit In this country to hold her
o,r! Browne, as we understand it,
dresi t object to eggs as diet, but he
c t t aiprove of them ns wearing ap
It i so wet in Knnas that the tat
lr 1 1 'ii commission will have to bo
oi1 ' Yilzona in order to try cxperl
n r -
Vi I the Income lax declaiod uncon
Rtlm i nnl a great responsibility will
rest mi the susrar duties. 'Will they rise
t: thi oi naslon?
"W nmn suffrace has made some Ions
strides In the past nar, owlnft probably
to the superior ease of motion alforded
bj thr dlMded skirt.
The country Is not exactly in a shiver
of appn (tension for fear the administra
te n w'll recklessly plunge It into war.
The untry is calm.
Ti warden of the ICansas penlten
t.,n is p. ttlng advcrtislns enough to bo
on . -'tine. He might make a great
hit in The Love Chase."
Apt II has some line weather in store
for ps This Is assured by the fact that
It is now giving us the other sort. April
ts nothing If not Inconstant,
Tho icsuit uf the Taylor trial at Car
r l should be highly encouraging to
Kin-is City gang. It shows that
jin t Mill have a onsh value.
"Missouri legislature had been
in In both branches there
ie been no necessity fur an ex-
i"n Bear this In mind.
t .one that Colorado woman who
l-lood vessel while preparing
had passed through dozens of
unter i ushes unscathed.
i n r Stone believes that the Worst
'ti ting Missouri is the lobby, and
'' mocnulc rule is practically
An the governor may be right.
' r -rn Democratic lead-
i la . acquiesce cheerfully
1 a proposition that the
' ' i nil .he next presidential can-
J editor who killed himself
Vs grlrl wouldn't marry him
ne bullet, beingf too modest t0
. lublt-ieaded matter on his own
ni follows scandal with such ra-
n the InyeHtiKatlon of Kansas
r.ls that the whole Populist d-
i ii iieeros to have been little
ii a scandal.
' i u.t-r members of the legislature
n-llHh an extrn session In corn
- nine, but there will bo all the
j. ement for them to hurry up
- and fft hack home.
ii" that a dozen or so wltnessei
'i y saw Warden Chase doing
inproper things, but Just, wait
uden's I0!i witnesses oome on
1 and swear they didn't see him.
imii be obferved," says the Wash-
I'r-t, "that th Democrat! held
mi in Arkansas." The Demo-
ns hold their own In ArUan-
. Keneially at the muazle of the
t r i absolutely no danger of Prea-
i - lanJ previpitatinK troublo
vi ' i --land. The only danger is that
t i r ' w.t cannot be spurred up to
t i ' of fusfiitlntr the country's
r- i iei Ki.ulaiul is the trespasser.
If v I., land desires to he wards!) of
tt. 4 vi -Jf peiiUfiitiury his claims Upon
ti r i i. j uie sulDclont to entitle hlrh to
t t ' i Cy would make an excellent
war, n but the chances nr that he
have the Job at double the
a Washlnfjton dispatch In yester-
da J urnal the Swedish minister Itt
tju i i saylnir that he lias been wcua
ti mi a vice consul for hl country
at I ii-is City, as thtr were "two or
t hundred" Swedes heie and in tho
t -riun lint territory wlthlti two or
ih hit idred miles of this city. As ;i
in" r of fact, thoro are S.ooo .Swedes
r i ii-g u Kansas City, aud SS.ooo with
in a ri litis it one bundled miles uf this
T' (,'ddbugs Qf London hjve decided
tn t-li d'tHo measurt-s looking to tliu
in"int nanco of the jjold stanilmd. The
str rgth of the bl-metulllo sentiment
an I the rapidity of Its growth have be
come alarming Something must be done
to stern the tide. The English pionomet
allists, therefore, have laid their heads
together und resolved t.. rrit lit pop
ular hiiivemnt A committee Is to be
appointed ti prepare plans and mannge
the campaign The orgunlratt n will
probabl operate along similar lines lo
those employed l.y the IM len Tree
Trade Club, and we may exe, t at no
distant dn to tlnd the nntl-Mlwr pre
of the t'nlted (Mates teeming with nrgti
ments and articles prepared on Thread
iHINinrw r AM) iiM'itt Mvr
The revolution that has In rwent
months taken place In the political koy
eminent of a majority of our larger
cities is significant of n reaction from
the moral lethargy that had settled
down upon the people. Combinations of
bad men bent upon plunder hel I control
of the municipal machinery, growing
bold and more hold in their dananee of
weak and Impotent public protests. They
wer made strong by their power to
make laws for their own government.
They controlled legislatures, and in
many cases dictated cnneewlohs and
comfort from state executive powers, '
Thoughtful men of alt parties oontem-
fltntd I Iia tlirl stf nnri.lrHMi nnri rtfltvia
Under these Influences with feelings of
dismay, but popular sentlmetit gave way
to partisan cupidity at the threshold of
the otlng booth.
The national calamity that brought
business stagnation and widespread
want upon the land quickened the senses
of every suffering cltlxen to such an ex
tent that a revolt became Inevitable, nnd
to-day nearly every large city In the
Eastern. Middle, Western and Paclllc
states Is under local government elected
as Republican In politics. Two years ngo
the benoflt lories of the Democratic party
held sway in fully as large a majority
of these municipalities.
ThU uprising against organized cor
ruption is deeply Impressive In Its wide
extent, and It brings to public olllclals
put In place under the banner of lte
publlcaniam a grave responsibility.
This lesponslblllty is not alone to tho
people who have so long submitted to
the outrage of systematic plunder and
crime, but to the party under the name
of which they have assumed the trans
The obligation Is one that must not be
held lightly, for the public mind Is by
no means at rest on the subject. The
change has been made on distinctly de
tlned pledges. The future of the party
in municipal government is in the bal
ance. The people are In no mood to be
trilled with. Iteform Is what Is expected
a reform that will reach the very
grievances which the citizen had in
mind when he f-et his seal of condemna
tion ngainst the order of things under
which he had long suffvied.
It will not do to continue tho abuses
complained of. A change of name only
is not the sort of reform expected. It
must go to the very root of the political
disease or the people will know the rea
son why and the next move will be
more sweeping in 'Its icsults than the
1111:111: is IIOI'K.
The American theatergoing public is
actually holding out some Inducements
for American actors to go to the trouble
of "making up " Heretofore the foreign
actor who had anything of a name in
his own country had only m buy a ticket
to this country to be assured of a flat
tering reception on his arrival and a
well filled strongbox on his departure.
American actors have been thrown Into
tho background, while foreign stars
were given the boun.uots-and the shek
els of silver and of gold nnd of green
backs. Not thRt none of these foielgn
actors deserved the reception they got,
but It was discouraging for an American
star to pla to half the business of a
foreign actor, when the reason for the
disparity between the two was the fact
that one was from across the sea and
the other was an American.
But now the astonishing statement la
made that duilng the past year the
leading domestic actors have played to
receipts which were about 25 per cent
greater than the distinguished foreign
stars had the pleasure of counting.
There Is a great deal of encouragement
In this fact, If it continues to be trii of
the future of the American stage. The
home product is ns good us that which
comes from abroad, every time, in most
things, and1 it Is true in this respect.
The mos.t encouraging feature of the
case is the fact that the actors whose
receipts have been so much latger were
exponents of the lgltlmato drama.
There Is some reason to hope that the
public taste is being improved and that
the time is coming when even native
horseplay will not draw the largest
Another fact in this connection Is that
an American play is actually to he
translated Into French and played by
on of the stars of the first magnitude
In tho Paris firmament. There Is cause
for particular giatitlcatlon in this from
the fact that the author of the play
to be so honored is or was a Mlsaourlnn
in fact, a, Kansas Citj an once no less
a personage than our own Qua Thomas
It Is announced that Bernhardt and
Irving are coming over hero next sea
son. It remains to be seen whether the
American publlu will maintain the good
record it ha made this season. No true
friend of tho stage wants these distin
guished actors to play to small houses,
but all true friends of the American
stage want American players to play to
houses Just a Utile lurger.
If all who invest their money In build
ings would take put tern by the fore
sight of Mr, V, J. (Smith and provide
the most adequate means of protection
against (ire that are within their reach
a. muturlal reduction of lospee by fUmes
would be the result.
It is beyond dispute that tb.er havo
been numbcm of losses attributable In
great part to inadequate water service
for the efficient Uf of the machinery of
tho tire department. And even with the
most perfect wutei supply tjossibla thre
are suic to be uecatdotiu when the pub
lic se-ivice will lail to subdue ttres which
might be nipped in their Inetplem-v wre
the buildings provided with ingenious
device whleh are at the command of
finch additions to the equipment of a
building need, not necKSsurily be very ex
pensive primarily, nnd after the llrst
cost the expense of maintenance u nutlj.
lug. The pratoetioa givun tfi not only to
the owner of the building su provided,
but tenants are also ftksuied of the ut
most safuty and will willingly pay for
tho protection. Itiburauce raua will be
adjusted to the Improved condition of
the iiks, and all around the- bcntiits
will more than lepay tho outlav
It U mum than a matter of mtre j,ru.
dejice. It should be legardnl b cvry
builder as u good lnvestmnt.
New York newspapers now praise each
other's special editions as being superior
to what was piomUed In trevioua un
noumetnenls. They have not yet pro
grrc 1 far en utgh in profentlonal cotir
!. however, to credit each other's cir
til 1: M.W WOMAN.
There Is an nwful lot of rubbish be
ing wrlttcti un.l printed Just noiv about
the New Woman. As a matter of fact,
the ' n. w Woman" who Is being paraded
befi.re the wot Id, and who Is alleged to
threaten masculine supremacy In every
department of life, has been evolved
from the Inner consciousness of her cre
ator.". There Is no such woman. There
are a number of women, possibly an In
creasing number, who eeiclse the
American right of wearing such styles
of clothes ns they see lit, and who may
perhaps exercise poor taste In so doing.
There Is an undoubtedly Increasing
numbr of women who nro earning their
own living and selrltig the opportunities
which open up before them with each
passing year. The women of America
are awakening more nnd more to the
dignity of womanhood, the Importance
of the responsibilities that rest ttpoti
theln. the sense of their eiiuility with
their so-called lord and mnster. The
American woman Is busily preparing
herelf for the destiny that nwalts her
when the world has learned a little
more sense. .She Is now several decades
ahead of her plsters Itt other countries
of the world. If Ilenrlk Ibsen had been
well acquainted with the eituatlon ho
Woutd never have expected tho Ameri
can public to take "A Dolls House se
riously. American women do not need
to be aroused to the Injustice of being
treated as If they were absolutely Irre
sponsible: dentures With -the number
of self-supporting women growing con
stantly In this coihtry, with women as
serting their Independence almost ob
trusively In departments heretofore re
garded as dedicated to men nlone, Mr.
Ibsen's sermon Is somewhat out of place.
The American woman Is, ns has been
said, preparing herself for tho destiny
of the coming century. But there Is no
such creature as 11 "New Woman" in
the accepted sense of tho word, and
there Is no need for her. American
womanhood Is not endangered by this
advance of position on tho part of
woman. She Is getting more sense, that
Is all She Is not growing less lovable,
less womanly, less w 01 thy to become
the wife of the young American man
If she is rapidly freeing herself from
the necessity of having to mairy to get
a home, that Is not an indication that
she Is less lit to occupy a home when
she finds someone who possesses for her
oth-r attractions than tho ability to
provide the home for her. The joung
men of America have no reaQon to light
the advancing cause of the real new
woman. He would belter bend all his
superlluotis energies toward trying to
keep up with the procession. There is a
new woman, but she is the right kind of
p new woman It would be well for the
voung men of America to give a little
heed to the cause of the new man.
vui.vr a fittivvi).
The disgusting revelations being made
in tho Chase investigation at Topeka are
doing much to awaken the people of the
state of Kansas to a. icallatlon of the
real character of the leaders of the
party which had the state by the throat
for two veats Tho rank and tile of the
Populist party does not sympathize with
such men as the lcadeis have pioven
themselves to be, and the lank and Hie
must be getting rather discouraged at
tho monotonous revelation of the du
plicity, venality, Immorality and general
unfitness of the men who vvete raised
to olllco through the success of the Pop
It was thought thnt when the Repub
lican party had triumphed at the polls
the- state was really redeemed, but per
haps it is as welt that the people of the
state should pass through this era of
purification and see Just what kind of
leaders they have followed In their wan
derings in the wilderness. It Is unfor
tunate that Kansas must wade through
all this tilth before her final redemption,
but It is one of the "difllcultles" through
which she must go to reach her "stars."
It It wvre not so disgraceful It would bo
ludicrous to witness the periodical and
unfailing discovery of the incompetency,
corruption or actual Immorality of the
high officials of the Populist party. But
perhaps the discovery and the afnding
result of the discovery are ns good a way
to kill the party as any other.
The Jos of Spring are manifold;
The sunshine and the showers,
Pneumonia and rheumatlz,
CJretn trees and fragrant flowers,
The sinplng birds and buzzing tiles
Soft isphyrs, ej clones, too,
Cueuml -ra, colic, summer girls
Say, how does spilng strike ou?
The Emporia Republican has found
what the uouble is with Mr. Challlnor.
lie is an expert uccountant instead of
being an expert politician. In the light
of this damaging exposure will Challlnor
The statesman now becomes obscure.
His glory has gone lunco;
The public's looking for the man
Who bats It o'er the fence,
a ru.vs.ti: roit Mi.tix i.vi:sroi:s.
The people of Sedalia are determined to
get the von rs of Missouri Interested In the
removal of the state capital to their beau,
tlful city and have found a unlipia plan
to attract attention They epeak directly
to the poi keis of the people by olfeilng
them a ehaie in the profits that will accrue
from th removal.
Bonds have beon placed on .1 thousand
acres of land, in the center of which tract
will be loomed the state buildings. This
tract will be sold in lots und the bonds
will be paid off from the proceeds of thn
sale. Cach purchaser gets ,1 bond for ten
dollars and for It receives flftv dollar
when the lots are sold.
Of course taeh person who hnjs a bond
Immediately becomes a supporter of the
removal scheme and whether he or the
bio a lot In Hululla with the bond or
gets the cash for It thry have a friendly
fillips toward the place that enabled them
to make good protlts out of a small Invest
ment. As the number of bonds to be sold Is lim
ited and lire to be distributed ovei the state
only a small number can be sold In any
county, as the idra. Is to got people In
every county interested, In ordei to make
sura that the bonds will not be bought up
by heavy investais not wore than five
bonds will be sold to any one person.
The plan, presented bus the Indorsement
of the strongest financial and business men
of the state and us it has been taken In
churje by lh Missouri Trust Company
there seems no way to loee. An Investiga
tion of tb WAttsr leads to the belief that
it is a rare opportunity to those who de
sire to make u big profit out of a small In
vestment. Tata! Aiclileut lo iiiuiims llnlplilii.
Arkansas City, Kas , April e -(Special )
Thumaji Dolphin, a itf hmun In the Santa
I'u laid hire, was kiled at 1:20 o'clock this
i Kiiiuvii. iiwAiiia u riiiinrts swucn lie
slipid and fell under the train, and his
bodi was m-iiW almost bejond recog.
iiltl&n Dolpnlu was yvais old and un.
murried. He has two brothers ut Kunsis
(iiv, one a lonductor on the Sunta Ke
and the other a telegraph operitor. He
Mieu ,i.. oiaivr aueuoing scnooi at l-m-
roil I'Ot.tTfOAt, KMKCt,
What IteprenentntHe Itlinln Thinks of the
To tho Kdltor of the Journal.
The cnll by Ooernor fitone for a special
sesxlo,, of tho Missouri legislature Is not
only nbsurd, but 11 far-drawn piece of polit
ical trickery. It will be an expense ten
deled by a case of procrastination on tho
part of the governor, provided, he has the
power over the senate that his letters and
messages would Imply This assertion
can bo explnltied away when tlovcttior
fitone can state tho reason why (If he can
Induce tho senate to puss the measures
mentioned In the call for a special ses
sion) the sennie did- not mss otiu of thn
three lioti-partlsan election bills which
were before that body, Instead of forming
a substitute bill giving the tecorder of
voters more powci than a despotic mon
arch Why tho subway bill did Hot pass
the senate, utter It m?ed the house?
Vthy tho fellow rvrvnlit bill, which was
sent to the senate from the house, was
not acted upon? .Why the bill reducing
tin; lutes on telephones froze In the com
nilttie In tho senate nfter It htd passed
the house by a iatge vote? VA by did not
the governor act when these tnensutcs
were passed by a Itcpubllciiti house and
sent to a Democratic senate, he being it
Democratic governor? Why could he not
Iiiivp had thci-e measures acted upon dur
ing the last legitlur session; It was not the
want of time, for tho Hepubllcnns of the
liouso refused to concur In a resolution
passd by the scnato to adjourn sine dlo
on March 12, and waited patiently, but to
110 avail, until Match W. to puss such n
resolution After, and not until, this last
tintned resolution hnd prtssed both branches
of the legislature, did Governor Stone send
a message teqtustlng the body not to ad
journ until the previous named measures
could be passed. It was a great grandstand
play, whlih even the pages commented
upon lor us mm quinines, ir tliese prop
ositions can bo taken from the records
of the proe-cdlng of the last session, and
from the minds of thousands of citizens,
the governor and Demon ntlc senate may
be nblo to explain why a special session
Is nee led.
llnvlng mentioned the telephone bill It
might be well to ask the chairman of the
committee, Senator Ilarilon, to etplnln.
A brief history of some proceedings
brought to have the bill reported from
tho senate committee may bo of Interest
to the psbllc. Artcr many futile attempts
to have tlio bill reiorted favorably, or
otherwise-.-' several members of tho house,
the Idea toiced Itself upon me that a peti
tion would bo of some service This was
followed to completion, and a petition se
cured siBned by every reptesetttutlve from
Jackson county (not senators), represent
atives from St. Louts'. St. Joseph, Spring
field fartlMire and other dilrlcts. Armed
with this petition, letters from the ltontd
of Trade the Stock cvehnngo and other
sotiteiB, t visited the chairman of the sen
ate committee. He took the petition and
"pigeonholed" It In his dek, refusing
to lead It liv request. After several at
tempts to secure a ditto to have the com
mltf'e called together, that the Jackson
iminty representatives might be heatd.
tho question was put us follows. "Will
von give tin a hearing, es or no'" Tho ic
ply wns "I do not know if I can get the
committee together. We will have a meet
ing oon and live 5 011 notice." or words
to that effect. It Is needless to say that the
notice never was given, Tho bill died In
With much wondering why the leuislnture
should convene fot purposes mentioned In
the lute call by (lovernor Stone, many of
our bet iltlircns will go to their lust rest
ing place with that querv never itlfed
HAItnV H HINDU.
Hint Authors' Outing Contest.
Did ou ever write a puzzle one that
was to bo submitted to a quarter of a
million voung folks to solve-" Well, there
arc some things more dllllcult to do, but
not manv When ou undertuke the task
ou will find ) out-self beset by two dangers
nainelv, getting 0tir questions o dif
ficult thnt complaints will come In instead
of solutions, and jour contest be a failure,
or getting our questions so easy that a
thousand or more correct solutions will
come in, and you will be unable to decide
who shall have the prizes.
in some puzzle contests, where the prizes
are cash, as many as fifteen thousand an
swers are received, while the number of
persons who take a shy at the questions
easily reaches Into the hundreds of thou
sands. In the "Stone Painily" contest,
recently closed In thei-e columns, two per
sons found answers to nil but two ques
tions, and the number of contestants who
found all but four or five was confined to
about thlrt. In the "Authors" outing"
contcit the resmt was not quite so ideal
Accoiding to r. quests that less dllllcult
Questions be piopounded, an attempt was
made to make the next contest a trine
more popular, when, lo' about one hun
dred Fend perfot answers. Here are their
Glover lienrdMey, Hdlth C Sanders, Mag
nus S Haas. Alice I.. Coml, Ddnard W
Wallai e, Margaret K. Stevens, Grace I)
Mitchell, Lena Jackman.l-Mhcr I,owenthal,
Charles A. Lamble, Cornelia D Thomas,
r.dith .rd Nellie Perkins, W Brian Hook
er, Charles V R ogllby, Jr , Hnrrlet T.
Kltchel, H.irrj N. More, II, O. Winkler,
James D. Paiies
Miriam V Carpenter. William B, Beach.
Alice J Mi Chi Mi, Marlon Miller, Dveln
O Min hell, Hi Ic-n r. Page, Marian I'air
man, Alice Itohnon, Prat.cis (J Handoipn,
Helen Kilborn Marie M Buchanan, Btnel
KK Ituth . Jones, Illth I Wj.ner,
George I, t'olenian, liorence Palmer,
Jurats niroonds Harry S Morrison, Ldla
(i Vt eld, A LwuMas Merrklc, Laura 11.
Slade, Mary C V!-e
Harold Scott, Will Vandlvert, Brjant
fiomer, Nellie Sweet, Douglas C. Crowell,
D Hoy Gump Winifred Sampson.
Mar 'V McLean. Hlcanor II Rowland,
Helen J. Curlej, John J Clnrkson, Maggie
ICImmel. Robot M Laldlaw, Jessie Adams,
Alnice M. Kahn. Will G Kiilej , liuie Oli
ver, M Bmma I'oote, W Ile-nr II Cooper,
George It Ltvrmore, Charles T. Sterne,
W. Martin Jono, Ituth C Honey, Lelghton
It. Cornman, Luura S, Chard, Howard V
Bull.nger, Nancy II, Wood, Peicy S.
Boss It. Haddock, 1,0 d Wilson. Clj de
Wilson, Juliana D. Diu, Maud Duncan,
Walter J Hughes, Vim ent H a. Smith.
Russell II. Neills, Hdlth Pf.nu, Jcinne
Walsh. J Lawrence Hde. Daniel It r'orn
man. John P Thompson, Nannie P, Mvers,
R M Marshall Gertrude Nellis, Alone II.
Bui kman, Nannette It. McKlhbln, Nellie
D Spence, Simon T. Stern, Ida L. Ilough
tallng, Harry W Biiley.
The other thousands full because they did
not do quite ah well us the foregoing. This
Is a high honor that ts heie attained, for
the "Outing' was not an easy contet by
any means The usual rule in such cases
iv III now be followed namely, tlu bucoi-s-ful
solvers will try again A new puzzle,
of the same iharacter, will be rent them
by mail Only those Jits-t named will be
permitted to icmipeti The lontest. even
mure t.Miting than the ntiglnal one,
will be a warm one, and the rt milt, with
awaids 01 prizes, will b. announced In this
column us soon ns possible.
VtiiU. 11 viml, ru Jloipltiit.
To the IMItor of the Journal
Tho time Is at hand for the nomination
and confli niatlon of a cltj iihl.lun. This
1 Ity Is now a 1 enter of medical education.
The dilK rent schools of medicine, phar
macy and dentistry are all inducing stu
dents to make Kansas City, .Mo, their
Mecca for study This means a great deal
of money to be scitteud In our commiiiili.
hie- I do not wish to bo iQnsidered -m
attempting to dli late to or point out the
line uf duty of either the mayoi or the mem
ber of the utper limine uf ihu 1 amnion
council I would like to eiiKgist that th,!
man who reielvrs the upixilnttiient of city
physlilan should lie a gentleman that will
plure the city hospital 011 n mudtin piano
without an) uilillilouul expense lo this 1 11
This 1 an lie done, lli.si, In plm Inu iho
ellnli.il man rial at thn dispusul uf the
dlltneut school on certain da j s of the
week Tills will eliminate medical pniitp s.
Second, bv plai Ing In the tity hospital fe
male pupil iiuisis at J.S nr inunili with
bujtd am! wushlng.su that they, the pupil,
call be taught the juautlial 111uuu.1l nam
ing ot their profwtdon. Third, ut all opu
atlons let there lie present a sudor pupil
nurse, pot only foi the moral ifieit, but
that our municipal hospital cull be in
touch with modem Ideas
The above suggi-ulons can be curled out
at u oaving or Jt.'Jiio pei c,u io tho tax
iiacr and have belter seivlce und give uu
Inipetut, to manual tialnlng thut Kansas
til, Mo, la licking lu cci particular.
C, A. DANNAKHIt
High Winds ut lioliliii (it.
Golden tit. Mo., April 0 (Special.) A
furious gale, ladoi with eund und dirt, bus
been sweeping uver this section for tho
past twenty-four hours, tho wind uttulnlug
a velocity of rltty miles per hour A heavy
lain fell last night und this morning tho
bulldiiiKS were covered with sum! und mud.
Business Is paralyzed. It Is one of the worst
April stoitns ever -pertenced here.
(.mill li.ilut In JSurtbrru Kuuut.
Atchison. Kus., April 6. (Special 1 Re.
ports reielved her, from Centiul branch
and Missouri Pa, jtlo points In Northern and
Northwestern Kansas show that the entire
section was visited by a splendid rain last
night. The raius will place ground In good
condition, and will be of the greatest biie.
CHASE AS A REFORMER
tin: waui)i:n had tits wtiot.p. fam
ily o.v Tin: PAV mom-
HIS DAUGHTER AS A "KEEPER,"
CONVICTS TKU OK ItOTTKN
AMI THIN MOLASSES,
iliidge Mctlnusld Telli the Committee of
Lhnse's llrutul Attnck t'poll lllln
lilteXIgatlntl Will llo I'mitln-
nsd Nrt Tumidly at
Topeka. April 6. (Fpeclnt.) The Chase
Investigation opened to-dny with A. M.
Brown, former superintendent of the coil
mine at the penltentlan. on the stand. He
testified that parts of tho mine were con
tinually In 11 dangerous condition and that
no constantly kept the warden Informed of
the dangers the convicts who worked un
der ground were exposed to. The wnrden
refused to let him make the necessary re
pairs. As a mining expert, be said he
on-IJered the warden guilty of criminal
The next witness wns Willis Prost, an ex.
convict from Topeka, who testified as to
the food supplied the convicts. Under tho
vvnrdeiishlp of George Case, ho said, tho
food had been sufficient nnd of good qital
lt, while shortly after Warden Chase took
charge It commenced to run down In both
of these respects. Under Chase the diet
was never changed from day to dnv. In
giving the supper bill ot fare the witness
said they had bread and molasses, nnd
one of the committeemen asked what kind
of molasses was furnished.
"The were ver poor; so thin thev
wouldn't stick on a knife," replied the ex
convict. "How wns the fresh beef?" asked one
of the lawers
"It wns Inclined to be sort of rotten,"
was the reply.
"Was it ulwas rotten?" queried the lavv
or. "It wns Inclined to be considerably oft
en was the response.
"Did you often go away from the tabic
htingi ' '
"I didn't usunlly appear to get enough
to eat," responded the Indefinite, witness
and then he proceeded to testify that he
had never seen Warden Chase mistreat
anv of the convicts.
The next witness placed upon the stand
was Wiley W. Cook, assistant state nudlt
ot, who testified to a stack of vouchers as
containing the monthly p-iy rolls of the
penitential-. These pay roll were Intro
durid to prove several thing". One was
that Warden Chase carried his entire fam
ily upon the pa rolls. His son John was
mine engineer, his son Seth wns messen
ger and his daughter Jennie wns carried
as a keeper The duties of a keeper arc
to promenade the walls of the penitentiary
with a double-barreled shotgun, which
would seem to be rather nn unusual cm
p!oinent for a young woman
Another point these pay rolls displayed
wns that certain men were carried on the
rolls In positions which they never occu
pied As an Instance. John Gieavcr diew
pa for May and June as a mine ofllccr,
when !t was lu pioof that he never enter
ed the mine once during thoae slxtv das
It was also discovered bj these roils that
certain olllcers appeared on the rolls ns oc
ctiplng higher salaried positions than they
But the main purpose ot Introducing
tliese state documents was to show that
the warden had committed perjury every
month when he swore that all of the nen-
ple on the pay roll performed the duties
of the otllces set oppoMte their names
The final witness of the day was Judge
J r McDonald of Port Scott, who told in
detail about the assault committed upon
him by Warden Chase when he nppeared
at the penitentiary as attorney for the
prosecution In the Investigation started In
July, and which the warden brought to a
udden cloe by terrorizing the witnesses.
The old gray haired man testified that he
was still suffering from that assault and
thnt his health was badly broken from the
beating Chase had given him The assault
came about In this manner The attorneys
had finished arguing a motion for continu
ance and were- awaiting the decision of
the committee upon It Without any pre
liminaries, Chae approached Judge Mc
Donald nnd said-
"McDonald ou are .1 old liar'
You nromlsed me not to have anvthlnir to
do with this Investigation"
To this tho Judge replied that he had
promised not to expose the penitentiary
scandal before the Populist convention, but
when he made that promise he had the sol
emn assurance of Governor Lewelllng that
the ponltentiarv shoul 1 be Investigated, a
pledge which the governor broke
"Vouie a old liar!" again shouted
To t'i(s the Judge responded- "If ou cnll
me a liar I shall have to tell you ou're
With this Chase sprang upon him, strik
ing him repeatedl with Ills list about the
face and head He managed to lire ik away
nnd seized 11 chair, when one of the wit
nesses ptesent shouted 'Tor God's sake,
don't trv to strike him, or he will shoot
The room was quiet as tho old man
Krnphlcallv described the assault. When he
had finished the brutality of Chase's con
duct was impressed upon cvciy listener
The defense did not cross-eximlne nnd
seemed relieved when the episode was
At S o'clock the committee adjourned to
take up the lnvestKntlon ngaln at 11
o'clock on Tuesday next at tho peniten
tiary. Tho board of penltentlarv directors met
nt Lansing yesterday, when Deputy Wnr
d n Markum stated that ho had misunder
stood the poveinor's orders nlaelng him In
rhnrse of the institution nnd regretted the
"sink or swim" letter he had written In
replv As he seemed to he anxious to do
his dutv the board decided not to remove
him at present.
Governor Morrill to-dav said that he
would take no steps loward appointing a
new warden either temporarily or other
wise until the Chase Investigation hnd
lliaths anil I'uni ml.
Thomas P liemmllig died yesterday
morning at his risldence.HOii Hast S venth
strict Il wan l.i e,iih old. He was 11
salt small for Tinner A; Juy, wholesale
hattirs The- funeial will lie held at the
residence to-nioiruw nl'tirnoon at . o'clock.
Mr Percy McNeill, of this city, dlenl yes
teidii ut Hxi i-lhloi- Springs, entii'i'Mloti
of the bruin Tho funeral seivlce will tuke
place this afternoon at 'i '10 o'clock at
HUm's undertaking istnblishmeiit. Tho
Initial will be lu Hlmwood ccmeteiy.
The funeial services ovir thn remains
of Andrews Aekeru will tuko pluc-e at his
Into residence, "721 Highland, this utterunou
ut 3 o'clock. The burlul w'll bo In Union
Thi funeral services over tho remains of
Gioig- llumback took place, yesteulu
afternoon ut the undertaking establish
mint of Wagner & Co ills 1 ito lusiiknco
was SIS Ginnd avenue. He was 27 iurH
old Tho burial was lu Sts, Peter and
Tho funeral services over the remains of
Mrs. i: P Jones will take place this after,
noon ut o' lock at 2107 I'mn street, 'lim
burial will tio lu Union cemeteiy. She was
35 ears old
Tho lemalns of Minnie Rosscr, who died
Tbuisduy night, nt 1310 Vino stieet, wore
taken last night to Knob Noster, Mo., for
Iiiii l.i) hh was SI cais old
Thi fiinciul services over tho lemnlns of
Thompson MfDinlel will tuko placo this
afternoon at 4 o'clock ot two West Sixteenth
stieet Rev A. D Maderliv will oillclatc,
Thn funeial seivlces over thn n mains of
Phuries Johnson were held yesterday after
iiii.in at 2 o'clock nt the residence, of his
mother, &S". Tioost avenue, Tho butlal
was in Union ccmctit. Ho was II cars
The remains of William Mitchell, who
died Prlday at his home, U.' Oak street,
will bo taken to Hillsdale, Kas., to-day for
bin (ill lo vrus M jiais old.
Tho funeral services over the remains of
O irrett Perrine took pluco yesterday after,
nop at 3 o'clock at lim homo of his son,
J. A. Perilne. 1118 OH stieet I In was 70
ears old. Tho h mains were taken to
Burdolph, III., for burial.
iitr.vTH or a iii)N'i:i:u.
Tiiiiies .1, Unite, 11 .Iiiek'ou County lurnier,
Pusses A way.
James J. Howe, one of the oldest set.
tiers In Jackson county, died yesterday nt
his residence, U10 I.awndule. He was 70
ears old He was born In Mason county,
Ky., In I&19. He moved to Kunsas City In
lSJl. Ho was a charter member in the
Central Presbyterian church, then known
as tho Southern Presb terlan church. The
organization took place In the parlors of
William O. Barkley's home, on the south,
east corner of Third ad Delaware streets.
u , il ! T'la cJLlraa. Wu-Ui.
of whom nre living Two weeks ngo he
was attneked with the grirps. which soon
developed Into a hopeless ce" of pneu
monia, and he died early yesterday morn
ing The deceased w one of the oldest
formers In Jackson county The funeral
sen Pes will lie held to-morow morning nt
li o clofk nt the resl If nee, Rev A D.
Maielrn. officiating The burial will be In
THE FUTURE BRIGHT,
Sir ,51. T, llerrlrk, n II inker of tleTclntul.
O., S lluslnrss Is Imprmlng-Knn-
sus t It Prosperous.
Mr. Myron T. Merrick. whoe signature
ns president of one of the richest banks
In Ohio, controls jKAmcxi of capital, Is In
Kansas city. Mr. flerrhk, lo whore o
for Investments Kansas tity Is no stran
ger, says, "Things nte looking brighter
with you than when I spent n dny here
last December. 1 can see It nil along the
Mr Herrlck arrived In the city esterdav
morning. Ho Is looking otter the Interests
of some of the Investments of his bank,
the Society for Savlnvs, of Clevtlnnd, O.
This bank Is nearly sixty jenrs old and
hns 47,Oi) depositors, who have J-J.tW.WM
Mr, Herrlck Is the guest while In the
cltv ot Mr, VV. B Clarke, president of the
United States Trust Companv, nt hi home.
I0ia Central street. Be wns seen there last
night by a Journal ri porter. In speaking
or the outlook for the immediate future of
business nnd Hnnnee. Mr. Hertlck saldi
"1 look far better times. There nre
signs of healthy Improvement nil along the
line. 1 see that the factories of the Hast
nre starting running ngnln, and the Iron
markets are ranging upward. .ou know
pig Iron ts called the barometer of busi
ness. Another Indication of Improved con
ditions Is to be seen lu the Increase of de
posits by stnull depositors, which means
wage earners, This class of depositors
has been very active with us for the past
ear und our deposits have Incrensed J1.200.
11W. The same Increase In savings depos
its has been noticed In the Hast, which
goes to show that the working classes nre
not generally In nn thing like pinched cir
cumstances. Another feature of the case
Is that while the deposits have Increased
the withdrawals have decreased Tho
panic seems to have effected most the so
called rich people ns a rule.
"As to our business In the West, wo In
vested almost wholly In county and city
bonds in Bastcrn Knnsfts, Nebraska and In
some parts of Colorado. But when the
Populists got to showing too great activ
ity In their ngltntlons wo stopped putting
out anv more money. I will say this, how.
ever, thnt the loans we had made have
been well taken care of. Most of them
are in Hastern Kansas nnd there has not
been a slncle default In the payments of
Interest We hnve no fault to tlnd with
the way our investments have been treat
ed, but we thought It best to see which
way things were going before we put out
Nebraska. As for Kansas fitv, I enn see
that there has been a great Improvement
of a verv solid and lasting character heie
within the last few eais Mv last visit
of any length In Kansas City wns In 1S91.
I only spent one dnv here Inst fall on my
w-a to Texas. But I notice that there has
been a marked incrense In smoke stneks
Thnt Is, jour manufacturing and Industrial
development has been looked after and
that Is a very Improtant factor In the up
building of n city. A diw-rsltv of interests
Is what is needed nnd with her share of
manufacturing plants Kansas city Is bound
to rival nnv othei city In the world In Its
variety of industries. With these advan
tages, equal to those of other cities, and
with Its packing house Industries, Kunsas
City is bound to become one of the great
est nnd most Important centers of commer
cial activity in the world."
GOOD IF IT PROVES TRUE.
Information Prom Jeffirson City Indicates
the Supremo Court Wilt Sustain Judge,
WolTiiril In the Ballot llox Cuso.
The supreme court of me state will on
Tuesday hand down a decision in the ap
pealed ense in which Recorder of Voteis
Arnold was found guilty of contempt by
Judge Wofford, of the criminal court, for
refusing to obey his order to produce cer
tain specified b.-ellnt hn.es lend their con
tents before the grand jury. Recorder Ar
nold set up tho plea that, ns he was en
gaged in recounting the ballots In one of
the contest cases by order of the circuit
court, he was w-lthln the Jurisdiction of
that court, and could not be brought with
in the Jurisdiction of the criminal court at
tho same time- He also averred that he
wns required by law to keep tho ballot
boxes sealed and unopened for twelve
months, nnd at the end of that time to de
stroy the ballots, unless they were needed
In u contest case pending in the circuit
court. Judge Wofford held that Recorder
Arnold's plea was not sulllclent, and de
creed that he must either obey the order
to take the ballot boxes Into the grnnd
Jury room or stand committed for contempt
of court. Recorder Arnold thereupon ap
pealed to the supreme court. The case
was nrgued before that court nearly thTee
A citizen of Kansas city received last
night from Jefferson City Information that
the supreme court will sustain Judgo
Wofford The citizen considers his Infor
mation leliable. It will not be surprising
to the legal fraternity of Kansas City if
the information proves true. A well known
attorncv said Ian night-
"If the supreme court upholds Judge
Wofford In tho Arnold case, tho limitation
that is now upon the labors of the grand
Jurors will be removed, and they will be
enabled to go to the bottom of the elec
tion frnuds.atid give them a thorough prob,
Ing. They can then examine tho ballots
nnd can summon as, man persons ns they
dislro to testify as to how they voted. Any
chnnges made In the ballots and the re
turns since they went Into the olllco of the
recorder of voters will be proved by sworn
testimony thnt cannot be impeached."
CL.VS., oi- 111,5.
I.iirger Than 1 hat of the Preilnns Tear
mid .Mure llo)s In it.
The pieparations for the graduating ex
ercises are bi ing rapidly completed. Pro
fessor Buchanan has appointed the follow
ing ns .1 committee on graduation exei
clses: Robert Winn, Jnmes Allen. Cather
ine Cilley. Grace Reynolds and Margaret
Murray. This committee has been actively
engaged on the commencement day pro
gramme during tho past week and will re
port to Professor Buchanan to-morrow aft
ernoon. The only thing determined on yet
by the committee Is that nothing of an
nmtislng character shill appear on com
mencement programme, nil productions of
that nature being put on the class day
programme The date of class day has not
yet been decided upon
ineic! are 1.1.1 upiiiu mis
1 for graduation In
the class of 'H3. Of this number forty-four
nro boys. This Is U10 largest class that has
yet been candidates foi graduation nnd
nlso the largest per cent of boys contained
In any graduating class Last year there
wet a IKi In the graduating class, thirty-thrc-o
of whom wile bojs. Since 15,72 there
have been gtudiiutwl fiom thn high school
SOU pupils. 211 of whom wer boys. Before
that tlmu there were no graduating classes,
although tho school was established In
ism. Dining this car no tecord of tho
si hool wns kept nnd the next ear, lEti,
there wnro only slxty-one pupils enrolled,
linn iie-IHK iiuiiy Kiiiulllt Wiiriy-ulll uoys,
n Mi tho griduatlng class was only tfvn
In number, all but mo being girls Thn
enrollment dining th past year has been
about I !, of this nunilier ubout 1 (fi nro
girls Un to the lime of entering the high
school, tho number of pupils In the public
schools are always composed of a larger
per cent of boys than girls After entering
high school, tho reverse Is true. This is
because that many bos ar sent from the
grades to military academies and private
schools, nnd often l)-s are compelled to
quit school and earn a livelihood,
wir.r. io 111:1 oiti: ,v comvuttee.
fitlieiis Pressing the l'ropoeil hoicnte entli
Another meeting was held nt Bellnder's
hall, at Seventeenth and Holly streets, last
evening for the purpose of forwarding tha
plan for th construction of a viaduct over
the railroad yards In t.o West bottoms to
the stock jnrds. Mr, J, p. Hmmert. a
commission man nt the stock arils, was
chalunan of te meeting and Mr. W'un
Nelson was secretary. Speeches In abund
ance were made, but nothing special was
dono other than to adopt tho plan of Al
derman Moirlson to have a large delega
tion of citizens Interested In the measure
present at the meeting of the streets,
grades and alleys committee of the council
Monday afternoon at 2 o'clock to urgo
the condemnation of tho route ot the pro
posed viaduct. A commute was appointed
composed of J. P. Patterson. G. J.
Baer und Wvau Nelson to represent the In.
terests of tho people before the council
Mr. J. II. Sims and Peter Gulnan were
appointed to carry th petitions for that
plan among the stockmen at the stock
jartls, asking them to support the viaduct
Another meeting was announced for Sat
urday evening next. The potltlons carried
the past week have about 1,000 names on
tains In Montgomery Count, Km.
Independence, Kas., April 6. (Special )
A good rain fell over this section to-night.
It will greutly benefit wheat, which began
to suffer consldetablv for moisture. Tt e-m
also till up the cieuks and ponds, furnishing
stock wuter, which had become very scarce
In some places and had to be hauled. North
tt here the. rainfall wim liea-uln, It..,,,
REAL ESTAJ ACTIVITY,
Agents Iteport n Marked tnrrel Moth la
Demand for Property and
Ail of th real estate agents state that
ha nutrber of sales of realty Is grow
Ing week by week, and Hint the market
Is In better shape than It hns been In
some lime. They sny that though trans
actions Involving largo considerations nrs
few, the number of small trnnsfers Is cer
lalnlj on the Increase The brokers re
call that this wns the case when th
market recovered In tho spring of IKt.1, and
It Is hailed as a hopeful sign. It Is expect
ed that tho small denls will leal to mora
speculation and larger Investments An
other thing that Is noted Is thnt tho In
creaso In business appears to be general.
It Is not confined to n few brokers, for
almost nil nro busv showing property or
figuring on contracts.
llntrlson A: Jones made four sales yes
terday The double brick dwellings Nos.
1I17-1H Charlotte strict nnd the single brick
No. 1421, for the Provident Lira nnd Trust
Company, of Philadelphia, to Jnmes It.
Bdgerly, of New Hampshire, for J'.SC")
cash; 11 two-story brick house with fifty
feet ot ground nt thirty-fourth and I'enn
meets, to Charles W, Green, traveling
pnssenger ngent of tho Big Pour road, for
tho Knnsns City Safe Deposit Company,
for Ji.coo. also 11 similar house on tho sama
streets to W. J Ketter, for 12.000, and a
twenty-five foot lot at the end ot tho
Ninth street cable line, to W, S, Hopp, for
J30V. Tho proper! on Chnrlotto street has
a frontngo of 0714 feet T. II Riddle sold
Nos. jii nnd 3M Ord street, the one a brick
and tho oilier a framo dwelling, at tho
northwest corner of Missouri avenue and
Ord street, with a frontngo of 1,10 feet, for
Jln.OiH Half of the consideration wns cash
and tho other half a CMl farm In Warren
county. Mo. J, W. Lymuti made two sales:
Tho eight-room frame dwelling No. 2213
Olive street, with .11 feet of ground, to
i' 1 . 1'iieips, tor .virs. ltnnunii. or uroau
head, Wis , for f2,U0 cash nnd nn eight
room brick dwelling nt Thirteenth slroct
nnd Forest aventto to II. T, Connor, of
St. Joseph, for J),C,0 cash. Both Mrs. Ran
dall nnd Mr. Connor expect to mako their
C. D. Parker. Durfee ,fc Co , sold yes
terdny fifty feet ot vncnnt property on
Bast Seventeenth street, In Mary Stewart
nlnce, lor l.i, and a seven-room framo
house on Park 11 venue, near Sixteenth
street, for $2,100.
L. O. Mlddaugh Is drawing plans for
two residences tho first a stone and wood
dwelling, on Highland avenues south o
Llnwood avenue, for J. I Hanly, to cost
$1 000, nnd a brick .dwelling on Purest ave
nue, between Polirteenth and Piftccnth
streets, for Julius Bacr, to cost tl.DOO.
Building permits were issue by the su
perintendent of buildings as follows yes.
J O. Worthmnn, awl nnd 2VW Holmes
street, frnme residences, to cost fl.SiX) each.
Slerry Brown, 210I Jefferson street, brlcls
residence, to cost (1,1,00
It W Meiriwethcr, 1W1 West Eleventh,
street, bilck business building, to cose
W A. Bovnrd, 3707 Bast Ninth street,
framo residence, to cost $1,000.
SETTLE OR GET OUT.
Message of the County Court to Justices of
the Peaco Who llnvn Palled to Jtliiko
The county court has again gone out
after the holdover Justices of the peace of
Jackson count to make them obey tho
laws of the state governing their otllclnl
conduct. This Is n thing they hnvc never
thoroughly done In this county, very much
to thu list of the tixinvers nnd the
school fund 1 he old "ounty court used
to have a poriodlcnl lit of .sending out
very uustero orders to the olllclals, com
manding them, under pennlty of the law,
to wake up and account to the county for
the funds collected by them In fines, but
that was always the Inst of it. Nothing
wns ever heard from It save In sporndio
cases. But It is another kind of a, court
thnt is nfter them now and the order
sent out csterdity by the county court to
ever- Justice of the peace in the county
wns very specific as to what would bo th
consequence If he did not forthwith glva
an accounting of his ofllclal stewardship.
The letter said: "If such report nnd settle
ment Is not made forthwith proceedings
will be commenced to remove you fiom of
fice." If the Justices do not settle up with
the county now tl re bids fair to be soma
action taken to get Justices who will.
Found for the Plaintiff.
Special Judge Alexander New yesterday ;
handed down his decision In the Pulhamua',X
case, wherein the plaintiff, Mrs. Hmma J. v
Pulhamus, garnlshecd her husbnnd John,
T Pulhamus, and his employer for alimony.
The defense was that the defendant could
not be garnlshecd Inasmuch as he had
another wife and wns entitled to exemp
tions of a married man, although the gur
nlshment was on a Judgment rendered, of
course, be lore such marriage had taken
place. Judge New found for tho plaintiff
ngainst the gnrnlshee- for the amount of
the defendant's money In his possession,
amounting, however, to only $10.50.
Bondsmen Must Pay.
In Judge Dobson's cotut yesterday a
finding and Judgment were entered from
Judge Henry's court In the ense of tho
Koken Iron Works ngainst Livers & Pull
man, contractors, nnd their bondsmen to
recover on contracts for lion findings used.
In the building of the new Central high
school building, over which there has been
a dispute of soveiul years' standing. Tha
Judgment was for the plaintiffs for $1,123
W, nnd as It was agreed that this should
bo a test caso bv which several otheja
should be settled, the Judgment was put oa
record In the other divisions of tho court.
New Suits Piled.
23311. Theodore Stegner vs. C. 13. Bailey,
II. H Bailey and J S. Gossj damages.
23015. Sumo vs. Nancy II. lieeman and.
Chnrles I. I'reeman; damages.
2.S9I0. Same vs. Charles L. I'reeman and,
Lewis 11. Hnrter; accounting and dlssolu
tlon of pnrlucishlp.
2317. William Nler vs V. N. Lavlne; ap.
peal from Walls, Justice of tho peace.
233 J g. B. P Coombs & Bros. Commission
Company vs. 3' It Morse; appeal fiom
Walls, Justice of the peace.
2191.1 Kansas City Club vs. Georgq
Holmes; appeal from Hawthorne, Justice!
of tho pence.
23'i"0 Poitstnouth lire Association vs.
Randall It Daniel; appeal from Wlthrovv,
Justice of the peace.
SS'iSl. Same vs. A. S Talhott et al; same.
23J52. Sumo vs, II E. Curtis: sumo
2JW3. Same vs. W. S. McCallister ct al
Tcrdlnnnd Ring .1- Co , of New- York,
commenced a suit yesterday In tho United;
States circuit court against the defuncj
Jaccird Watch und Je-weliv Company, of
this city, to recover !J,AS,)2 -and Interest
stneo Match 2, ISliJ, for goods sold to tha.
Addle Butler enteied a plea of guilty tcf
the chnigo of assaulting another wamna
when analgned In tha criminal court es
tenia. She was sentenced to tho county
Jail for four months.
County Recorder Qucnl yesterday filed
bcfoie Judge Henty, In the clicult court,
a motion for bond for costs In tho election
contest brought ngainst him by ex-County,
Ri carder John lllnde, who ran for re
election against him In the Inst election.
All the divisions of the circuit court will
commence the April term to-morrow, 'Jim
hist three days of the term will, as usual,
be devoted largely to the tiling and record,
lug of pleadings.
Judge Pro Tern Thomas B. Morrow, wha
hi Id com! several dajs in Judge Henrj's
court during tho past term, yesterday en,
tered n general order In that division cons
tlnulng ul notions lu the causes until next
term of court, which will commence to!
ni:Ni:it.i. (ioudun at i:vipmtiA.
Grand Army Men (live tho I.'x-Coufedvrutfl
li Heart) Reception.
Bmporla, Kas., April GfSpeclal.) Gens
eial John 11, (Jordou, ot Georgia, on hi
arrival here at noon to-day, wua met liM
a large delegation of Grand Aimy men
and a couple of lis old Confederate com
rades, nmf was escorted to his hotel In
a carriage, decorated In tho national col"
ors. in the evening the Grand Aimy postn
to,o ,.,. iceiniun ui meir nan. wher
un Immense ciowd greeted him. After tha
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In a body to the normal school build It'Ir!
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luHtesa on "Tho I,mu Da of th Con!
1 vr ' -!( nua inuuii pleased
& h ,.5"L' .Yt'ff",.i!i ""! Vv tha
io mm two-of ffu-oiJ 'oiliecwirwlra
with him ut Gettysburg und Appomattox.
T,airkrW8eT' iUCaI,y a"a Uolonej Johlj
Cut OIT Ills Utile Hoy's Ifeucl.
Clinton, la., April 6. August Bwenseru.
who. on March So. cut off his. 7.ZVI oft
son's head with a hatchet, was dlcoverv2
.?' !'V.e.0V'lf. Ratline' up agaliu efh
11 .ii i"i iii111"'. "uicers urrcaied him 1 1
Xore commissioners of Insanity! ktn b
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