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J MUCK TWO O10NTS.
voi.piue xxxvn, no. :no.
KANSAS CITY, AIMILL 2 1 . ISO,!.
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Browning. King & Co.
WE AltE DAILY RECEIVING
Direct From Oaf
The Newest Novelties of the Season in
BOYS' AND CHILDREN'S
There is a beauty and finish in our garments that is very
Wo construct them in the most careful manner and guar
antee them for service.
Our SS.HO Hull arc the icyltfoT $1.10 vhIuci of the dealers.
Money bach', if uou. want it.
1101 nml 1 10 Main
1112 rVIAIN STREET-III2
Answer an Oft
Lvery tl ly nml many Unit's nib day we aro iiki'd: "How cm you sell him h loicly
31 1 II 1 Jlf py so luuill cheaper tlum liny home In the city?" 1 1 'S OUIl WAY
or IIIIYIM. (Ilrnt frniti tho tiiitntl Tut Hirer nml Importers nml
lii.rAii.i.Ms tiii:m at miioli.sam: piiicls.
BE3C3-IlTKriN-C3- TO-DAY, VDiSHES-D-V-",
Choice of 10 dozen dress Hlinpc, broken
lots, of which we will have no more.
Mack nml colors, worth up to $1,2". nt..
Children's Trimmed School Huts, ,! shapes,
woith tip to f,l)e, nt
Si) dozen long trailing Daisy Wienths, with
buds and grasses, woith $1, at
42 do7en Hiiblier Stem Itoso liouquets,
woith up to 2"c, on pal.' nt
CHILIISi:"S HATS AMI C'Al's lliindsonii
HATS AMI C'Al's llund.oiiit st nml langest Unci I
ns tie, ir,v, y.ti; line, iSo up to n:i..-.(.
The styles nnd values wo civu nio tho best olluiod wo-.t of New York,
designs, exclusively our own. ou snlo tii'dny
Wo will sell Trimmed lints T 4R
worth 1.30. at tfZ.40
We will sell Trimmed Huts C-. AS
worth ?C. nt -JJ."0
Wo Invite Inspection nnd compailson
uxiiiiijjjjijsxsxsszxxixuxiixiizu in aasrtK'jtzttxriguujaij
A liffhc as downy thMli". hre."
"r2rsrc-,s- " "'"-j-"-.a-j
II.W I. Vol s.....
The Beaistlusl Thistle
OM.IciTlll l.luliliii'.Hl Miirii'linik MmiKtli!
i:illlsltn lliniltl ! "Ai 1 lnt 11 sin.!"
'I In- Nil lIlKlu-t or IIUU (.r.uli'l
II111 1 IrIiIi -.t U11.11I H lut I In tbu Win lill
Tor thieti jc.u-. the Thistle has ltd nil
othci wheels In Unbilled All tin; time it
reputation lor niunhtli and duinblllty baa
liciTi iiurt-asins. ,, , , ,
Don't im.iBint' that It In too Unlit .to be
urons A t infill examln Ulim ulll ron
llnce an eaiulld init'iitlBitoi tint It H
UroiiKui ilian uny bl(t-lo that w clubs
wUhin foil! poiiiuls of It. A1tu.1l so lie
welKhts are h rollorts:
Men's Itu.nlnlii. 1! poiimH.
l.atllei.' Dlnmoiul itn.ulster, IS pounds.
Ladles' Drop I'ldiiiu Hoadater. JO pounds.
Tamil m, SI pounds , , , . .,
We h.iNO the sialert and will weluh tin ill
for sou nt .iiiv lime. Don't bo fooletl on
welKlits The Tlilstlf is the onl road wheel
that actually huile uiulei 1 pounda. AjK
nny tlealer Mho clalmn to hue 11 load
wheel as llirht even .ih 10 pound!) to put it
on the ccales ... , , , . ,
We ruinibh the Thistle In any htlpht of
flume, In any eolor of en.ijuel. with un
tlieb, pulals, Hiddle 01 liaudln bain de.slred
- In fnet, bulbl a wheel to onltr for ou,
all without etui ch.ui,e. .Hut don't ai.k
us to cut the liileo on the Thistle: $ml bus
It not 1 cent lias umkr any iliriiiiibtanici.
If 1011 want thu vi ry llneat wluel built ami
are wllllns to piy list price for It the This
tle Is the wheel for you,
Wv urit ImtlllK 11 uniltlerfill tr lilt, nn ttin
l'ltOIMCIOIKI.V l-OI'I'I.AU IIUI.II Clt.lMi
I'AI.KOS. MxilUllliU i.t)li'H, nil lit'.iutliH.
u Ikuii iliuipir UbtiU, nil tbu way
ruin bio up. ....
If jiitiii.mt 11 liieillilitl prlietl wheel wn
rim ult Jim liilK'r thin liny ntlier ilfiler
In till put of 1 1"' ioiiiitr. Don't "Kile up
our dollars" unlit )ou l-lll "I'd mo our
Wo nro honilqtmrtora for Bloyolo
Suppllos or ovory cioacnptiun, uu 1:1
cyolo Ropalrlns of nil klntla, anrt
huvo n Froo RIcllnB School for nil
who buy whoels.
send tUmp Mr i.iliiloeues.
Midland Cycle Co.,
Iiuii6.ni I'ltj'K llepri'siuit.itlio
102 WEST NINTH STREET.
KelUbl dealers wauled In unoccupied territory
Years in Kansas City
But always trying to
improve our methods
and your houses,
W.J. LONG, waXt.
Parquetry Floors, I'aintiiisj.
The Journal deliv
ered at your door for
10 cents per wecti.
and 11 Eleventh SI.
! iiihhi iwrww
st nml Luigc! lines III the llty lis Ii-
Ovor 'J00 now
We w ill sell Ti Immed lints C , n Q
woitli JS, nt 4.90
yo will sell Tiimmeil lints iRi .0
woith $10.50, nt 4JO.4O
GENTLE WILL'S BIRTHDAY.
'I he A1111U1 rp.iry of stuiki'sp,.,!,-, 'ri lllrtli
Celt biillttl ut the I'lliiln lorrist
II01111 , ?,eur I'bll 11I1 Iphl 1.
rhiladelphli. Pa,, April 2!. The .130th
nunlvtibaiy of Shakespeaie'a birth was cal
ibrated this atternoon at the Ddwin l'or
lest home, locatetl at llohmilmnr, u sub
urb of this iit. 'ihe home, which was the
t'Oiiiitr) lesldiiHi. of the Kieiit nutor, is
bt.autilull situated In the cuter of 11 patk
of ttty aues, o ei looking the Delaware
iher In an iiililii-s', TreMdint .Mooie, 01
ihi boaid of tiiKtees, slaled that the iln
11 in es of Ihe Institution aie In a flout Isli
HiK lontlltlon ami the Intel estliiK announee
meiil was made that Willi the piueeeils of
he sale of a poi inn of the estate not
net'dtd, the trust, 14 piopo-o to remote the
lematns of Dlwin Toirest Hum the oM
(.i.iiesatd at Thlid ami IMne treet., Phll
aiblphhi. to a in uisokum, which will be
'lectctl near the inunslon. About l.leo in
ilied Biieti wen. welcomed to-day by
the twelie lined lumatis of the home.
An enteit ilnment was Klten In .1 tent
erected on the lawn, urder the supervision
of Miuinger .1. V. Zimmerman, of the
Chestnut Street opeia house, who Is also
n trustee of the Institution. Talent fiom
tho theatrical coinpunlfs now pet forming
In the city, asslstnl by loc il voluntiei.s,
amused Ihe old aetois and actrtsses and
A LORD ACCUSEDjJF BEING DAFT
son of Ihe MunpiM of uei nsiicrri ( li iritetl
ttltli liistnity nml Airt'slfi!--
rel.i In line.
linkersflelil, Cal , April 2J-I.oul Rholto
C. DoilKlass, son of tho Maiipils of Queens
berry, was uriesitil this aflernoou, thai j; cl
with Inciiilt), He is 11 II110 loiklne younir
man, about 20 jeam of iirc, and has been
horn several months, hivlni; iharKO of
forty acres of Inul beloiiKlni; to tho mar
chioness, and since his aiih.il here, up to
about a month (irfo, has been an v.eiuplary
5 01111K man.
A short time iiko he commenced vlsltlni?
Ilakiisllcld and became Infatuated with .1
Miilety Klrl and It is said became euiMiti d
to her. 'I ills mniiilni; he went to thu clerk's
oiilce iiutl obtained u lt euse to many her.
Ills friends he.ud of It and had him ar
lested for Insaulij He sass this Is a most
extiuoiillntiiy eouutiy. Ho was ilrliiUintr
mid K.inihllni.' lust night, lout considerable
and K.ne checks for It which cannot be
Ho has emplojed eounscl to obtain liber
ty Ho will piobably be leleused to-iuar-row,
Tor many years the ttoveinment has
Blvcn Its ordtis for noynl Itiklmr I'uwiUr
In pieferenee to ull othcis, it In Ini- found
by the olllelal examination, supeilor to tho
others In stienBth and luuity and the only
bukluK powder that will Hup ami ulaln
Its striiih'th in tho rllmutes of the larlous
count rk.i tu which It Is sent by thu dipait
ments. f.rnul t'niuiniinilery 'MUmiurl K T.
St. Louis, MoAprll S3. The thirty-fourth
annul! conclave of the grand canunuudery
Kullfhls Templar of Mlssouil beitan to-day
with about W0 KulRlits from ull pirts of
the mate In uitcndatu-e. Committees weic
named und 1I10 icaukir order of business
taken nn, Tu-innirow the graml chaptir
nf Hoial Ateh Masons will mtet, und on
th r duy folluwlut; the uraud cuuucll will
If ou want cheap woik we enn do
It ns well nml cheaper than others,
If jiiu want Ann work we can Jo
woik that no other house In Kansas
City cun duplicate.
Our wotkmen aro mechanics uml
not I'Qimiioii laborers.
We aro lesponsible.
AinDTU FURNITURE AND
nun I U CARPET CO.,
1216 to 1224 Main St,
Vc.-tlier is coming ami vc H
must prepare (or it. I'lens0 H
cxnminc our line ol
Hoforo you purchase. V
have the Quick Meal Gaso
Hue Stoves, known the
world over as tlic best that
made. Wc know tli.it you
will purchase if you seo
them. We have also a
line of Refrigerators which
in use cannot be equaled;
Always and consume less
ice than any other make.
All the condensation es
capes, hence the box is en
tirely free from odors.
FURNITURE& CARPET GO.
1210 to 1221 Main Street.
EVIDENCE AGAINST DURANT.
Miss 1. 111 lite 'lamer f.ln s Sunie si'imitliiniil
le.tlinony 'I I11.L Has 1111 Important
ltitiriii on tho Cast .
Kan rrnnclsco, Cal., April S3. There Is
little, It any, abatement of Interest In the
Duiant case, and Judge Conlon's police
court was ciowded to-day. It was the sec
ond ila of the preliminary examination of
Theodoie Duiant for the murder of .Minnie
Durant appeared a little more cheerful
when h awoke this morning. He had .1
good night's lest und 11 good breakfast
brightened him up. So far. nothing Mau
ling has been brought out In the examlna
lion of the witnesses, although severat
things sctni to make the case against the
Another female crank appeared this
morning. She pieented hersilf at the
pilsou and was admitted to Duiaut'.s pres
ence, and after some comers ition with
him. most ot which wis spokt 11 with her
mouth almost touching his ear, and after
llnishlng she went to Chief Crow lev und
mid. "He Is not the man." She said she
h nl looked nt his html and neck and was
positive he wus not the murderer.
She said she was the (ijpsy iiueen, the
most famous mind reader In the world.
She was ejected by tho otllcers without
Mrs. Wllllnmon, the crank who cieate.l
Mieh a sensation yesterday, was hovering
mound the pilson again to-day, but was
Several of Duranl's classmates nt the
medical college were calkd as wltnests
nnd testilleil that Durant had asked them
to answet his name at roll e ill 011 various
oecnslyns One of the students did this
on April S. the day Durant was teen In
Alamedi talking to Miss Williams, otheis
t.silili.l to setlng Durant waiting at the
teirv on the d ly of the murder.
Witnesses wire called to show tint D11
nnt was seen lie ir lhnnnuel church with
Miss Williams on the fatal Prld-iv night
and their testimony could not be shaken by
the deft use. ...
The most sensational and tl.mnglng evi
dence ns tending to show Durint's char
acteristics was Hut of Miss I.uillle Tur
in r. one or Dur.infs Sunday school mates.
She said she h id known Dunnt for a vear
T'ley wire both membeis of the Clnlstlin
Undeavor So. letv Dm int bad walked
lmme with her fioln t hurt h several times
Miss Turner ild that on one O'l.islon
Durant hnd cilUetl to her In words not
thoe pf .1 gentleman ,
Durant wuntt.il 10 make a medical eam
bialion of her and lie knew of u pine In
the church where such an einilnutlon
could be nmde without anvone 1 !o being
Ihe wiser Witness told him that her folks
lould attenl to such matters
Seveial objet lions vitre 1 is,m1 to this tes
timony bv counsel for the defense, but
Jii'lce Conlon overrub d them all and the
eild.nce was admitted
Witness said lb it her actions toward the
ibfeiiilint w.ie not chiiu.-od on account of
Ihe afinlr, as she knew Ihnt nriv coolness
011 her part wonll .itttiut attention, but
she nevei lelt as free with Duiant after the
01 1 uireiice
She told her aunt and several friends of
the conversation wllh Durant She ald
lb it Durant had elven hei n set nf tiues
tlons to answer and a piper w is handed to
lier whieii Miss Tinner snld contained
some of her writing The contents were
nut made public, but It Is surmised thnt
they weie answers In Dunnt'M questions
as to her condition Miss Turner hid not
,11-cus-ed her condition with Durant, but
tbv bad n'lllih"' to It.
D111I111' Miss Turnei's examination Dn
tnnt Innkfd verv pile mil nntlous and has
not shown Kiiih pionouii'-eil symptoms
since his arresl lie listened to every word
and watched every movement of the wit
ness, T.uscotis cake, palatable biscuit and
Inothsoine cookies ate Insured by using Dr.
l'l Ice's llaklng Powder.
TO UNITE THE SOLDIERS' VOTE.
Important ISi suits lliiv nine 1'roui tho
Mt cling to lie Held ill Clldttfll.
II. , el .lane.
Oaldwell. O, April 23. TIip public ition
of the eall for the national soldleis' reunion
to be held hero on Juno II mid 15 next, and
tho political tone Injected Into the docu
ment by tho national committee to tho ef
fect that the men who saved the govern
ment Should bo a factor In Us adiulnlstia
tlou, and lhat the time has arrived win 11
they should get together, forinulito their
piluclplcs and make their dimuuls. has ill.
ip uly icsuliid In an avalanche of letteis
pouring down upon the promoters ot (ho
cunlon fiom veieians all over tho country
Many of these deprecate any effort In the
lllieilion Ol iiii&iiik ni-miiii.-Hi ..nn iiuiin.3
or of mixing up the ev.sohlieis of the war,
as such. In a political movement, but the
inuJoilly commend tho call and ui-echo Us
sentiments. . .... - .,
The national committee gives out the
following. , ,,
In icsponso to letleis from every quarter
asking for the b isis or pi in ot it presenta
tion, tho follow lug Insliuitlous uie given:
Hvery bt.itH Is expected and rciueated to
hold .1 state 1 (invention for Itself on May
30. nnd theiu and then choose Its own dele.
g.itis to thu nitlon.il reunion. Uuih slum
may find as ninny as It deems pioper, but
no state fehull have moie or less thin two
votes In thu convention, though nil shall
have a volte ami be pitsent at the piocetd.
Ings, to the end that every statu may have
(iiual power to decide how the soldier otu
of the Union bhall be east In JSW. - s is
tho great and only object of Ihe gatheilng
the erjbt.illUallon and solldllleatiou of
the soldier vote,"
Whenever the government wants the
most trustworthy article and the best In
quality It piefers the Itoyal, as this brand
wui found 10 be superior to ull others In
leavening power by thu olllelal chemical
tests, made at the Instance of the govern
ment. In the agricultuial department, at
I Ire at lliuporhi, Ku
lhnporU, Kas., April 21. (Special.) One
luoke out In the barn connected with the
Park place hotel at 5 o'clock this even.
Ine, The barn was entirely consumed, uml
the hotel badly damaged. Laid ubout
iicim in: I'AiiiiiiNr.ii a rnsvicTTii si.
cunt: 1111: i:i.i.(iv uiiimi.
IN SEARCH FOR BURIED GOLD,
I, KWr.l. I.IMl, MIAMI! AMI T1MI CIIN
V lets l'UM.I HAH! AIIK..NS.s.
BRIGHT VISIONS OF WEALTH
1 nit inciiiTiiwNTiir.viiiiKtnin vki:
siiiMMi i:.(ii,r.s 1 iv i limit nib,
A rrlllllllll iitnril Srboeiiwiildt lli'lril.eil
by Killi.ns' Pop llifciltlvn hi tinier
'Hint II,. Might Dl.rlo.n thu Hill
ing riuictif Stnlrn t'lilll A
Item irkubln Mnr).
Topekn, Kn April 21,-fSpeclal.) The
Warden Chase Investigation to-diy ilevtl
oped some highly Inlensilng testimony.
Thu defense Is having trouble with Its wit
nesses, Instead ot helping out the warden
they blacken the record tit his administra
tion with hnrdlv one exception. Tor in
stance, the defense cnlled Ccoige II. Uae,
the wardm who had Imniedlitely preceded
Chase, to prove that the methods emplojed
by the litter wete the usual ones In con
trolling a large body of cilmluils. Mr. Case
testilleil to quite the conlriry. He said that
ho had never been forcd to beat criminals
over the head with an lion hilly or otlur
wlso citielly assault them, in order to main
The next witness was W. S. Hancock,
foimcili storekeeper at the pentttntlarv.
He testilleil favorably to the warden until
he fell Into the hands ot the prosecution for
cross-examination. Then It was that, lit
tle by little, the story came out of
(lovi riior l.t'iii lllug's rnintiiis t.iilil limit.
A jearago the ncwspapcis were charging
that Ciovcrnor Leu filing hid pardoned a
notorious criminal, who, In tonsldirutlon
of this pardon, was to lead the governor to
.1 place In Arkansas where he had bulled
a big pot uf stolen gold. The story Is so
prepositions that It Is doubtful If unvotic
rially believed It, but now the truth of Its
main details Is sworn 10 by a partnt r of the
governor in his nefailous projeit. The con
vict's name was tleoige Shoenwaldt and he
was unueigolng sentence for murder, Tne
li irti wus made up, composed ot Governoi
I. fuelling, Warden Ch ise, thu witness
Hancock and the p.iuloiud cunvlct, 10 go
to Alkiins.is und secure ttie hidden gold
On November is the part staiitd South
The siorv publtshtd was to the tnVit thai
Shoenwaldt escaped from his escoit at
Uliutd, lit Kansas, hut Mr. Ilamoek tesll
Iiutl that they had lost him at Huieka
Springs. Ark. The governor nnd the wai
den welt' absent on the gold hunt for eight
tliji, though the wltnebs was quite cer
tain that no hunt was made for bulled
tie.isure, at least after Shoenwaldt hail
given them the slip
It m.ij be Interesting to know something
of the record ot this cunvlct who secured
a paidou from a governor of Kansas on the
gauzy lilameut of u story about buried
trtasure, llrlellj, his rei ord Is ns follows:
Many eais ago ShsXa-va'dt 11 lied a
man In SI. I-mils, was sentenced to be
hung; then had his sentence loiumuted to
lmprlsouuit nt lot life, and llnally, after
serving 11 teitn of jeirs. was pardoned out
of the penlti ntiury. Ho thm came to Kan
a, committed gland lurceni. and w is
Mntenced to live ve.irs In tho penitentiary.
After strvlng thiee seats ot his t.iins he
escaped, but was tricked to Moutgoiuerv
lounty, where he kllltd a deputy sherllt
who was attempting his arrest Tor this
latter crime he was sentenced to twenlv
two veils In the p. nitentlarv, and h nl
.served ten years of this when he w is pir
doned out by flovernor I.ewelllng 10 ic nl
a wild goose chase after gold, which he
alleged he had stolen and bulled man:,
The next witness plieed upon the stand
w n Cleoige W Hotlc uhich, member 01
the ho ml of peiiltenti iry directors. lie di I
not belli the ease of chase unv He .nl
inllteil. on eross-iMimln. ition. that M ition
Alible .Mathews had come to the bond with
ehaiges ngtlnst the . hasiitv of Assistant
M ilron Don Williams nnl ho farther t'S
tllled that Ihe board had "dismissed Mli-s
Willi nils w.thout a In irlng" He sill the
boird wauled to vlndl' lie Ml-s Williams,
but failed to explain how the vindication
was to be u'compllshci by dlsehaiglng tho
necust'd without a In irlng
Other witnesses w.ie plated upon the
stand, but nothing w 1- presented, nor has
there been dining the inllie trl il. to bleak
the fone of the dam icing evidence sub
milted lij the nrnseiuMon, To-night Ihe
deft use concluded. Tile committee 1111
nouiteed that Just one day would be al
lowed the prosoi utlon for rebuttal, as the
Investigation must close by to-mortow
The stenographer reported that his notes
would mike more than 1 COO tvpe written
li iges and tint he could not transcribe
them Inside of three or four vueks The
committee will make no report until this
work Is done,
fioiiniiir Morrill Te.tllh's.
Tho committee held a short session to
night, whtn flovernor Mori 111 was called
to the stand and brlellv testilleil as lo the
inmrier In which the ehaiges against
Chase had been filed with him There hid
hi en a good deal ot talk among a certain
class of people ns to how the unvernor
would be "put through the mill" when
Chase's attorneys got hold of 1dm. but
tin re was nothing ex. Itlng or even Inter
estlng to the questions put to him. I.
flovernor I.ewillng had been subpoenaed
and telegraphed tint he would be here for
to-night's session but ho did not arrive
It Is supposed that be will be on the stand
to.mnrinw. Th attorneys for the prose,
ciillon v III no doubt try to draw out of the
ex-governor tho full details of his wild
goose chase after the pot of gold burled In
Lovers of good cheer nnd good food al
ways depend on Price's Cream Miking
CAMPOS GIVESCUBANS TAFFY.
Do Iisues I'dlits Abounding With Promises
nf ICt'forni and Protestations of
Havana, April 23 Political, military and
naval circles all commend tho manifestos
that have been issued by Captain fioneial
de Campos. In his latest ho sus ho Is nn
urtci u d sou of Havana and many other clt.
tut 1V0 ilia -.ecntiil tlmo bo has been ap
pointed to govern tho rich province of
fapalp and he Is full of love and gratitude
to tho country that has confined to much
l-onoi upon him. Ho trusts the peoplo will
give him inoiul und material buppuit, in
older that they may quickly bilng to an
end the aimed involution, Afttr express,
iin; ccnlldtnce that the insurgents will toon
tu subdued Muiblial do Campos sajs lie
will establish reforms, a tusk which It
would be haul tor him to cany nut If he
could not lely on the threu political par
tits. He udils: "I urn determined to estub.
llsh with the Hue spirit the moral pac Idea
tion of thu Is! mil. ThU Is u more dillcatu
undertaking than bringing to an end the
war In tho original piovlnce. but with local
support I will accomplish this, and with
the improvement of Ihe economic svstem
1 will ictum home proud of jour love."
(ieneral Aiderjus, brother-in-law of Mar
shal do Campos, who Is In command of the
Hoops In Havuna pending the arrival of
thu marshal. Is becoming moro popular
day bv day, owing 10 the kindness and
Impartiality with which he treats everi-
lll.torle llulldlng Tori. Down.
Lawrence, Kas., April 23. (Special.) One
ot the oldest buildings In Lawrence wus
torn down to-day to nuke room for a mod
ern stiucture. H was the stone store
building' elected 111 ISM by (I. W. Hutchln
bou and used by him us one of the Hist
dry goods stores in the tenltory, A little
later It was used as a legislative hull, and
the second freo slate legislature met within
Its walls, after having met at l.ecomptoa
and ndjourneil to hold Its semlon la Law
reuce. At the time ol the Quaatr.ll raid It
was the armory In which were Mured nil
the anus of the settle! s, but It was llnpos.
slhle for them In be readied In lime to
pi event the terrible masncie.
MR, ROGERS HAS AN INNING.
A Number of I'lilirrstty l'rofeors 1 ratify
lo Hie Hood t'han.rler of the Pop
ulist s, imtor
Topekn, Iil , April S1,-(tperl.il ) The
great lCins.is Jig Im ells' Ulon iittl.ieted
a I irgo audience tu-iln), ns the ilefene had
niiiiiiiiiicpit tin Ir great big guns fur the oc
casion, During the morning session l.iw
rence nnd the state university held tho
boards, t'h.nictllor Snmv and Professors
Wllliston, Dyelie, ltnworth, HI ike an I
llliukmar, as well us 1'ulverslty Librarian
Miss Carrie Vnton, weie sworn und testi
lleil In turn thnt Monitor Itogers had made
an admirable regent, nml that thev luul
nevei seen him drink nr in an Intoxicated
cniulltloii. lbe were followed bv Itegtllls
II. rt Clark and .1 T, Sams und 11. Miirtln
ilnle, who testllled along the same line.
David uveimver erealeil some discomfort
iimong the unlveislty contingent by his
eross-fxaininnllou of the gentlemen who
had signed 11 card tcstllslug to the good
111111.1I elnraeler or Ihe accused, lie asked
Piiifes.or lllake If he would have signed
Ihe card If he had known Unit Mr .Mood v.
secret.iiv of the unlversllv, hud taken Ur
gent lingers tu a rlul. loom and tftinplUil
him with beer. The piofessor leplled that
he prohihly would have taken the signing
question under udvlsement, but llnally
ihnuged his answer to "I think 1 would."
"You think jiiu would have no hesitancy
In signing n lertltlcate nt good chuiaelir
In either an olllcer or tegent uf the univers
ity who made 11 h Iblt nt Lolng to .1 club
and ililiiklug beer''"
This was putting It too strong for the
professor, and he euinmeiicid to hedge
In all nf Mr oiermier's questions there
was n quiet vein of liony. The unlversllv
professors hid lushed In with 11 eertllleate
of Senator Itugeis' good elunaeter before
the trill had commenced, nnd almost the
llrst witness examined had been 11 univers
ity olllcer who swoie that he had diuuk
liquor with the accused almost within thu
shadow of the college. The university
folks hnd been treated llbeiallvby Senator
Itogois In the matter of appropriations,
and they tintniallv felt kliullv towanl
li 1 111. but tint hardly furnished an excuse
fol their issuing a clean bill of health to
11 man ntou-uM of something of which
thev had no know ledge 'llils point .Mr,
overiuevtr dwelt upon In quiet gbe. lie
knew the unlviislty professois could nut
Indorse diunkenne.s and he mule most uf
I lie 111 condemn ltogeis bv asking hypo
thetical questions about a mm who would
net as uogeis 11.01 ueen conucieii 01 uoing.
A large number of ntln r witnesses weie
examined for the defense Thev all testl
lled to ltogeis" good character and to the
statement that thev had never s-tn him
drunk Hut none of the spet llle Instances
of iliiinkenucss and ilWohl, t w tilth the
ptoseeutlon established have been dls
pioved as vet However, the defense an
uouiicu that they have ull nimy of wit
nesses 5 ct to come,
TWO WARSHIPSAT C0RINT0.
Hrcut llrllulu I'rrp irlug to rufnrio Her
lli'tiiiinds 011 Minn. gut b.i shot
Washington, April 23. The Nlcnragnin
minister hue has received a cablegram
from his government iimiiiunilng the nr.
1iv.1l at Cot Into ot two liilti.sh waishlps,
with the express puipose of enfoidng the
dim mils contained In the lirltlsli ultima,
turn. Just how It Is to be done, the min
ister was not Infoimeil The Indications
now aie lhat Nicaragua will old r .1 pas
sive resistance lo the llrltisb tb m inds for
some time nt least, and uieinivhlle the
t nitetl Stales will tin nothing but await
tin developments of evints unless the
lltttish take some action that affects our
purel selllsh Inteiesis, such as Interfering
with our .shipping or oilier inleitsts of
American t 111, ns. This attitude is as
sumed in the full cnnHdetue no attempt
will ho mnde bv the llrltlsh lo serine unv
Xlctiugu in tirrllory, no matter whit
course she liny be obliged to puisne to ac
complish her purpose ol" toUietlng the
"small money" demanded for the expul
sion or Vite Consul Hatch Tin re is leu
son lo believe not only the .N'ii araguun
aftalr, but the whole subjei t of the extent
ot the pioteellon lo he txlc titled by the
I'nlted Mates o the bister republics of
Cenli il America has In en yen earnestly
und tb llln laltl' dlsiussiil by the piesldent
with his full cabinet anil tint the attitude
assumed In the case of .N'lt.u n-n.i lmi be
taken as an indication of the hut. of policy
10 be udopttil fur the tri.itim.nt of ill
questions niislng li.tvv.ii. tin Ihuope.in
powers and those rtpublhs, having such a
bisis as tin- present Nit 11 igua Incident
London, April 21 The Chronicle ui
that the dlspueh of llrillsh intn-of-wni to
I "oi Into hhows that the Nh ur.iguu aiTair
Is uppio.n hlug a illniax. Nl. aragua Is, it
id. is. obviously n King upon Anieiican
sympathy, but sunlv If Amtrlra taki s
these sin ill communities undi r her wing
she must s, ,. that they maintain interna
tional ulisrrvanct s
Tin Monroe dtntilne Is proper enough
In lis way. but It will huidls prevent a
Ihiropiun povv.r, whbh Is not ihslious of
teirlioilil aggr null., ment, fiom ex ictln
tipiratluu lor Insult and outtage.
TWO-VIEWS OF CAPTAIN WAIT-
Itulliirg -, ,t, il,, Was 1. Ited r.iiid Lobster
Crammed VV lib 'I iilieii li -Mr..
I.i 11.1 's npluioii.
Topeka, Kis, April 23 (Special) The
great Jag Invesllgatlon and tho trial of
Warden Chase have distracted attention
fiom another Inquisition, which came to a
(lose last night, it was the investigation
of Dr. Knlberg. assistant supeilnteiiileiit
at tho Topeka insane asylum. Dor inoie
ihiin a week now the committee has been
piling up evident of her cruelty and In.
tompeteucy. Vesienlij was the star day
of Hie til.il, as both the donor, who Is
11 woman and Mis. Lease, wire upon the
land These two women are Implic.ihle
enemies. Vestenl iy they sit In the com
mittee loom and gliretl at each other
llku two tiger eats, und when elilnr, upon
Ihe stand, had an oppoituulty to roast
tho olher she was as ineielU'ss as only
II woman can be .Mrs. Lease testllled that
he bad heard Dr. Kiilherg apply epithets
to Captain Walt which are unprintable.
Dr. Kniberg, in turn, swore tint .Mrs Leasu
hail used epithets against the captain
which marks her as past master In the use
of billingsgate The Journal could never
piiut the language these two women at
tributed to each olher, but as a sample of
what each could do In tho line of epithet
the following may be Interesting'
Dr. K'ulbeig sworn that .Mrs Lease had
mice told her that Captain Walt was 11
"rotten old cadaver, no more lit to be a
member of tho state boinl of charities
than ,1 mad dog" .Mrs. Lease sweetly tea.
tilled that Dr. Knlbeig had described the
much.. abused captain as a "led faced lob.
ster, so corrupted wllh systemutlo tuber,
culosls that hu was a menace to nil de.
The committee Ins adjourned, to meet
again next Monday, when the Investiga
tion nf Senator Householder will be taken
up, Senator Carpenter has leslgned from
the committee Investigating nsjltim affairs
and It Is expected that Sen itor McTaggert
will bo appointed In his stead.
Light as the airy songs of larks are tho
dainties made with Dr. Price's Cre 1111
Mil-). 1'AKM.M. tlll.Y LOW.
She II id the Convulsion. Yesterdiy anil Is
Likely In llle.
nordentown, N, J,, April 23. Sirs, P.irnell
Is now In a critical condition. She lias had
llyu tonvulslons since early this morning,
and has grown much weaker. When Dr.
Shlpps called at Ironsides this morning
ho stated his patient was much Improved
and she had passed a good night. Hut since
that time she has grown worse rapidly,
The county olllclals aro urged by the cit
izens to offer a reward for the arrest of
the assailant of thu aged woman, but the
ollleiaU are as yet unable to do anything
In the case.
The convulsions continued throughout tho
day, und ut night Mrs. Piiruell wus so
much vvorsu that the physicians in attend,
unco despaired of her life. They say now
lhat they have little, If any. hope of tho
ultimate recovery, und that they would not
be surpiised If shu did not live thiough the
As a matter of useful Information it may
be stated that whenever a cooking receipt
calls for a baking ponder the "Hoyal"
should be used. The receipt will bu found
to work better and surer, and the bread,
biscuit, rolls, cukes, dumplings, crusts,
puddings, crullers or whatever made, will
be sweeter, lighter, liner flavoicd, mote
dainty, yaUUMo und wholesome.
THE GAVEL FALLS.
Mlssnt'ltl I.PIIlMLATI'ltl. t'AI.I.IHl t
OltllLIt I.N I'AIIIA MISSION.
THE GOVERNOR'S MESSAGE READ
hut Tiiitm: Turn s iiisft'ssi:n i.n ihi:
ELECTION LAW COMES FIRST.
'I HAT Is CONst IIHIIItll IO Hi: I III; CHI LI'
I'.M) or I.LIIISI.AIIO.N.
'I be IVItou Srrmnl. Hill unit iiliAntl'l obbj
Miii.lirn Are the til tier S11I1J,, I. Iti i
oiiilii li il for Ai I lint Mr. -.mh
Is .Severe 01, the Itilll
roiid.. Jefferson City, Mo, April 2.1 (Special.)
The woik has begun. The tblitleth gen
eral ussembly lobby, nnployts und mem
bersIs ut woik In ii most extiaordlnary
extra session, The common sentiment was
brl. tly put this morning In a few wolds
Chaplain Lytic, of the houe, has ntllvcl
To lit in Doorkeepei MeKiiinii saltl "The
man ot pruyeis Is wllh us," Itev Ly tie
replied "Theie are some here who are In
peed of players "
riium.ii;Hti and Phelps were busy all
morning. Not only have they dined to re
turn, but they are ptipired tu bring tin Ir
cohoits to the tlty. Thtli plan uf cam
paign Is pie.bibly yet In iinbrvo; and while
they do not piesnme to prophesy the oiltr
come of fellow strvant leglsl ition, thev
still si em to fi el that thiy can control
enough votes, directly and Indirectly, to
prevent the passage of uny 1 ntllu.il legis
lation. The faces of Demociats aie a study. At
last thev have read the nnudwrltllig on
Ihe wall and ate In constel nation. All
are looking forward to next year's gen
cial election ami the question most often
asked Is, "What elTect will the extra ses
sion hale"" Those who volunteir an an
swer are practically unanimous in declar
ing th it Democ nicy's only hope for fiitute
success rests with the senile. If the in
ate cm be lO.ixid, bullied or foued Into
passing good and ro'iulrtd election and
tellow suvant bills, the Democraiv liny
In part reiovei fiom Its pnsini bewilder
ment and liopt lessness If the senate falls
then Demoiiuev In this state, as In the
nation at 1 irge, in iv us well go Into ictlie
inint 01 link lis folium's with sUme new
pnty. Tin despiii of ihe putv leaders
may be better understood fiom lndtlintal
conveis itloii", in aid on tveiv side Sug
gestions are made that in national polltli s
the till Iff Is a tlrail Issue, that the llnuine
and lolnugt questions uie now of Hist m
p. it tame. And this talk, loining from
Deinociuts s, uns to lntlli-.it.' th it Missouri
Demociats, almost lust iisibli to them
selves, ,n. tlitftliiu 11w.1v from theli old
party and ale piepsrlng to brtaK with their
Hash 111 puitKius This exli.i session will
piove to be loinhd down Willi politics pass
ing away bevon I the hounds set bv the
governor III his pioclauuitlon or suggested
in ills mes.sage.
At tho sen ue's Demorutle caucus this
mottling It vias agreed that the old otgin
1 ition should be 1 ununited. The question
us to the nuinbei of t It rks to be employ id
was refeiittl to the tommiltie oil tltriral
A Iteptihlli 1111 C lilt 114.
At a ramus of the Itepubllcans of Ihe
house, Mi Kt 1 g.iii. of Kans is City, was
si lected as doorkeem r for the extri st s-
slau A lesolntlon was adopted continu
ing Hie old oigiiniitiou, cstt'pnng me
enrolling and engrossing ron es Mi Itleb
ordson, of the t moiling lone, inn! Mr.
Luis, of the tiigiosslng ton,, are lei down
ami out, on the gtouiiils ot teuiiomy, and
both tones are pined untlii tontrol of
Chief I'll Ik (illlllll
At high noon both houses weie called to
Speaker Kussell lultily said. "The time
having 1 onie width the governor nutnid
for the it (unveiling of the Thiitv -eighth
general iss, mbly , In speil.il session, ihe
honsi will pit ase (onie to onler Thethrk
will lead lln goviinor's plot lain itlou u
touvdilng the gem ml nsstmblv "
The fill was read. Mulct attention was
pild to It.
.Mi. MinuK of Carroll couutv. offi n d a
resolution pi ov tiling for the peimaneiit or
guuiatlnu of the house, lonfoimliig 10
the 1 .mens agrei ment suggested above
The ti solution was adopted 'Ihe rules of
the last house aie (ontlnueil In fotie The
iilinmlttee oil Cleileal fone Is cmpowilfd
to repoi t upon the number of clerks
Speaker Kussell appointed a committee
ot thiee. ((insisting of Miiinis, lllttlllgel
and Deltelgn, to wait upon the govt mm
and notify him that the house was piop
eilv organized md ready to renlve any
toinmunli'Mtlou he miiy have to pnsint
A little Mill iv was provoked In the pie
matnte Intioduelloii of a tounle of bills
No mt ssage b nl hi en receivid and, with
out a formal unnouint un nt bv Ihe gov
11 nor ot the purposes lor vvhlih the leg
lsl iture had beill (11IIV filed. Spent el, of
St. Louis. Introduced an elei lions bill
.Steele, of Jelftison, Inlro.liieid a fellow
servant bill. The lac! that the bills weie
pri'tuuttueli Introduced wus at oiu e dls
covired ami they weie withdrawn.
M ijor lllttlnger n ported tint the gov
ernor hid been notllled, us ordtied, by the
house, lie then inadu a motion to take
recess until 2.30 p. in. It was so oidered
When the b gisl.nuie roiivineil this aitfi
nnnn the governor's message wus read, as
Hie fioicruor's Message.
Gentlemen uf the Senatuuiid House of Hep
1 luivo felt It my duty lo convene the
genual ussi mbly In exliaoidiuary session
to rnusldcr suvcial questions uf high public
'I lie I Irst Is an Lli 1 Unit I aw.
I ask tho geneial assembly to enact u
law governing cleitiuiis held loi tho 1 lie
Hon of public iiillcluls hi cltlts having 11
population of luo.uuo aiul ovei. The dislru
fur a lietli'i law, applicable to such elites,
is m unlit-Hal, uml I lie necessity lor il su
generally cunceded by ilgln-lhlnklng peo
ple, thai l tei'l uh If 1 nnd do little mom
than submit the subject tin yuur eoiisideiu.
lion, tin 10 Is ifitululy 110 utvasiuit tot all
elaborate illsclisslnu uf II. Thu lesidellts
of St. Louis ami Kausis City am Imiutss
ed with Ihe bi lief, which, unhappily, is
Justlllid by expnlciici, Unit giuss fiauds
In elu lions In Id iimler the existing law
huvo htt'll and can bo cominiuul liven
when this law Is inlmlulsli led by tho most
bum st ami painstaking nllkl.ils, It Is urac
il ally Impossible 10 pievcut iiaudult-ni leg.
Ittiatlon mid voting ou 11 iiiiupaiatlvely
iaiue scale. The number of f 1 amis, ami Ihe
luilllly with Willi II Ibtv may be euuunltlcil
can, ut cuuise, be gitatly augmeiileil by t lie
lunnivuiito ol ilishontst oilielils, but, as I
have said, Il Is extrimcly iliillciill, If nut
piucllcally liupubblblti to so uilmlnlsler tho
jiiesc'iit law us in pi clout a l.ngu 1111111.
In 1 of laudiiliut icglsti itloiib, mid, lu con
boquciHe, a l.ngu uumbei of liaudulent
Theio Is 110 doubt of thu truth of this
statement, The necessity of u belter law
Is then fore self.ey blent, The ballot box:
should bo guuided with thu utmost vigil
ance ugaliist crime, und bit niotec'ltd, us
far lib possible, from cieiy description of
fraud. Klectlou maililnery sbould bo con
stl lifted with tho bole ubjett of stem lug
11 lair and honest election. No patriotic
citizen, no honest man, 11111 object lo that.
Hvtiy quulllled iltctur has a right to cast
one vole, to be fully protis ted lu the cxtr.
clso uf that right, nnd lo have Ids ballot
honestly counted. The public will, fairly
expressed ut tho polls, should be promptly
and Implicitly obey id. To the extent that
these plain and familiar truths are depart.
d from, the public right uml safety aro In.
luded and our Institutions of government
Impel lied. In my opinion, uny man who
contests the uccuiacy of this view, or who
uits oil u coulraiy pilntlple. is the slave
of paitlsan passion. 01 Is absolutely dis
honest. Those pal ly bossts vv bo seek to con
Hot party polltkb for personal cuds, und
who stand ready, when there is need, to
unite even opposing forces by coveit co-
loutiuucd ou I'uju 7.
K'assvs Cut. Mn, April 51. IW
77.rmom'(T yot'iiltii .Minimum, SI, m-itl
7-i'iMi; ire look for the rtt.ithrr I.) It fMr
ISN'T IT TIME?
iti:tn niw iii'i.i.r.iiv and nit"i.i,
Goods that come to us a quarter
off from the import price to hind
will be offered to you to-d.iy and
until nil are sold, as follows.
JjMOO l.nce Curtains for $ IB-fin
M" M 1. ice Cm In li for SW.'.'t
Vl(. On Lire Ciiitiilns for tD.OQ
SI2r.O Luce Ciirlnlns for 7.iio
.MnM.jirc Ciirtiilns for jUM
S'.r.o Luce Ciirlnlns for Jo )'"
Villi) Luce Ctiitiilni for..... JI.'.'S
$.1.!'S Lace Cm Mini for t-'.fa
s l-"e Dink Suitings, now
s I-ll I'lllrn Pl.ild .Suitings. IIOVV... fi'gO
10c Solid f lot oil Sntri 11s. now .'.'.,1
lilc Cotton Citpo I'niigees, nnn.... ."'sc'
12'ic lleilfoitl I'lingers. now f.ijt-
7'..r Itleiiclied Citt'iiis, now fiisC
7'jo Hkiwii Clliii". imvv ."'(
Novelty Dress Goods.
jl r.O Silk and Wool for... . . .
$1 r.o All Wool fancies
$1 .".il Silk and Wool Woisleds 9m
50C aiullevi Irk Ktilpes. now ovo
$1...Q AVnol l'ei-slans. luivv., OSc
fisc Coloretl Sitlns for 3ic
nsc Stilppil Clilnus fur Wc-
GSc Satin l.lbcilles for ISe
live Murlili Ieil I.lbeitles for ISc
nsc foloieil Ai mures for Isc
At no tunc have wo been so well
prepared to take care of your lace
wants as now. Whatever is in fash
ion you'll find here at tlic lowest
prices known quality compared
The Trcfoussc, the Rcynicr and
the Pcrrin are here. This means
that here and nowhere else will you
find a complete Mock.
Again, not only completeness,
but coupled with completeness arc
prices and liberal dealing. The
prices arc here the lowest known
whtn quality is considered. 15y lib
eral dealing we mean our best Kid
(.loves arc i-uuratitccd, and if you
don't find them as we tell you at
the counter we cheerfully refund
The use of this thought is to keep
you from parting with money where
you can't get it again if you want it
A r.-hool; Iiiisstsi Kid. In Tans, ltr.iwns
uml Itl.nks, ii"iv.j.- .; "s'
C.impaie thrill with olher SJJJO I-CLI
A L idles' We Super Taffe In (llov
cTlei insiloif ilvi). In Hhicks iiiid Cdois.
It's a good thug to get amongst
the Hosiery. Plenty of new things
and new prices that are lower than
we've ever sold such goodi for.
Ladles' Lisle Thu ad Hose hl.uk or
All the light ill tho win Id to be hi.
laiillis' (1 It. S. last Id, lUtfinton II is
sjoulde soled, high splbi'd lii'i I lln
KIMK1- thH Is tho wlolii.it. d No ""'
I..HI.KY, I1IK1), I llAYl-lv & CO.,
t'OI.I.I Cllllt HALL Itl.sK.Ns.
Ilui baliilll t'onuly (Illlllll liillnsiis 11 Ite
suit or 11 Miorli.ge.
St. Joseph, Mo., April S3. (.Special )
Cuunty Collectoi ticorgu It, Hall, Jr., to.
diy s.nt in his resignation to Oovernor
Stone and the latter appointed V. J
Hieen as his successor. Several wnks ago
the dlsiovuy was undo that Collector
Hall vviib thorl In Ids act omits JIS.K.). Tim
slinitagii was mule up by Ihe National
ll.tuk of St. Joseph and the I'iist National
II ink uf lliichauaii County, each paying lu
jj.jio. t was then supposed that the bond
01 Mr Hall for Ids second t.iiu in oilieu
would be appiovid, ns it would be undo bv
thtse banks, and he would he permitlul
to bervo out his second Itim, with a deputy
lu 1 huge of the nlllce who wool I be si .
I, end by the lunkb, 'Ihe county conn,
however, ilecllr.nl 10 appiove his bond and
to-day he sent lu Ids resignation.
"I find tho Itoyal inking Powder stipe
rlor to all the oihtrs In every lespect. It
Is eiiilitly free fiuin all adulteiaiiou uml
iinwholebume iiupurity, and lu baking It
gives utf a greater volume of leavening
gas than any otlnr powdtr, Walter ti.
Haines, M. D ." Chemist lo the Chicago
Hoard of Health.
Independence, Kas April 2J.-(Speclal.)
City Attorney Stanford made a raid upon
the Joints ot this place yesterday und ar
rested elite Miner. N, U. Ilraiison, John
Moseli, William Lynn and Andy ttowmun.
Hach ot Ihe oftinders was lined (.'J ami
tests, which was promptly paid and Ihe
men were set at liberty upon their proinlso
not to engage lu the bit. incus again,
Washington, April id (Special.) John II.
Vincent, ot Topeka. arrived to-day to hjok
tHsr oine deiMttuient alto.