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flW, KANSAS CUT JOUKtfAL. SUNDAY. MAY 12, 189a
Kirk's Represenlativc at (he Coalcs
lluusc Deluged Willi Letters anil
Personal Congratulations on
Behalf of Mr, Kirk,
THE MISSOURI LAWYER,
in: it.i im.1i:i an niroin vsrluitT
i.n m:v mi no mi ins.
An Able nnil Interesting I'lpir I trail by
etuclgo I null "iilftiu lnr Hi torn llic
Hiiiikm ( llv llnr Amlillon
l'lmiirrs In ilic 1 lelil.
3,170 PCOPLG REPORT FAVORABLY,
After Having Tried Kirk's Now
he sale for Kirk's Ituln Water JInkrr
in Knnns Cltj amounted to over l.lvO
p.ack.iu s csterdn.
"How can ou account for such n de
man I fr a new preparation? mid a
prominent gentleman slerdny to a re
porter. "I can onl account for It In one
wny I have been detailed on behalf or
Janus S. Kirk .v. Co. ever since they ilrst
came to lnnns at, nnd thnt this prep
aration contains such merit thnt the peo
ple "V in tl feel that they must have It."
Oh, no," said the reporter, "tho mile
doc not foeni to bo limited to unv one
parfkulnr locallt, hut I llnd It In nil Rec
ti nit of the rltj a universal and enormous
demand, That Mr. Kirk Is honest Is now
proven, that ho Is generous Is shown from
tho fnet that the price of one of the large
two-pound packages of Itain Wnter Maker
has-been put at tho mere nominal llgure
of D. cents
KI3AD WHAT THI
has Tiiinn 1'iu.nv niiaki.v iiviiry-
Tlilng for t.auiidrv Purposes, but ror
l'ouml Aiiithlug to 1 1 ill r 1 : tin 1
Kirk's I'rrp ir.itlon.
Both Mrs. K. Klmmnns and Mrs. M.
roreman r 'side at tin Oak street and
when they aw In the Journal that sample
packages of Kirk's Itain Water .Maker
were to he given awnj for trl il they went
down town together and each was given
i snmpl Mrs. Klinmons came to the
i.oor jcsterdu afternoon when a reporter
for the Journal railed In answer to i
question as to how she lilted the Kiln
uater .Maker she paid:
,,im usu lt, t,?,'jre-,k. ,ht-' hjilrant water
with when I did my last week's washing.
1 nlwajs use something to break the
water with and I guess i j,ae used oven
thing that has ever been made for that
purpose but I must s.iy Kirk's Rain
Miter Maker Is tho best I have ever tried.
I don t s.o tint Just because I got a sample
for nothing, for 1 am going to use It alto
gether after this. If what they sell In the
(tores l as cood ns the sample 1 cot "
Mrs M 1'oreman laughed wh. n aked
,X' ,"'"'- fol"'d the II iln Wnter Maker
I have hi.ird the reeomm. ndatlon of It
Chen ou jut now bv Mrs. Klmmons and
I Indorse It verj heartll."
wamii:i) scnii; n..XNi:i.s in viatkk
l'reiureit with Kirk's
lllld I be Ciiiiio
I "Jf.J a Portion of a package of Kirk's
Rain "Water Maker and It proved onttrelv
sat sfaetor in ever i expect The r 'J.
ration mikes hard water soft. Hitherto
h"y, hent "" ray Jlannels to the lnundrj
to be washed and they nlwajs enme back
hard and rough. I washed some In water
in which Kirk's Rain Water Maker was
used and they were Just like new. so oft
ami smooth were the I tin, onj nbut
half Hie iisuil quintity of soap Is neces
sary when this prepiritlon is ue,t
..co. v. ' MXis J- HIM.,
5:1 Hist rourteenth fatreet."
Ituln Water "llalie r
Out srt anil
The lawyers were well represented at the
monthly meeting of (he Jaekson County
liar A.mcltttlon t the Commercial Cltlb
toom last nlnht. I'resldctit Gardiner Ii
throp presided, nd, after the umnl pre
UmlnaMeg under te head of pood of the or
der, .Indue Uobon brought up the nuttier
of having printed in pamphlet fOrm the
nddrewe dllvercvl at the meetlnB of the
aiwoclatfon from time to time. After
some discussion It was referred to the ex
In the absence of Elijah Itoblnion, who
was on the programme for n paper on
"Contributory NeRllitence," the first nnd
onlj paper m by Judge Inil Sulnbaehcr.
It wn on ".Missouri Lawyers In New Mex
ico." While JudKc Snlabacher Is now' a
resident of Kansas City, his Uetil-lhe
ears' residence In New McnIco, where hi
education, HLqulreJ In the best schools of
Hurope, and his rare ability as an at
torney, plaied him In rank with Catron,
Spnngir, Hlklns and Waldo, his career
leaving an linpiess on the laws nnd de
cisions or that territur), has given him a
familiarity with that country th.it made
his paper of more than usual ln.ti.reat to
all pieem!. lie said.
"Uie .Missouri law era were nmonftst tho
first pioneers who tnteied New Mexico
when It became part of tho fulled Mates
of America. The weie like the trust ad
vance Riiard of the army which Is detailed
to reconnoitre the dangerous Held llravely
the held their station like the front r-init
In the battlefield which Is ilrst xposed to
the attacks of the advancing opponents.
As such the endured and siiecesfullv re
sisted the tenacious oppimnntlons to their
progressive measuies, which, at the bejjln
nltiK. weto treated with distrust ! tho
primitive Inhabitants of New Mexico Yet.
in u quasi c-enobltlc Isolation, In the far
.. ..-m, ..uit-tini. nun wie limes, i ney hepi
pace with the npld nnd marvelous intel
lectual evolution which, diirlnu the lust
llfly enrs, revolutionized the world, l'lt
tliiKl, they occuiiled a prominent lank in
soual and political sphcies 'lhev were
nmonRst the leaders within the Judicial
bar and, to-dn, Rome of the highest of
iices in New .Mexico are held bv them
'I he reason of the mini , nf ih.. Ails.
sourl l.uv.ver in New Mexico Is no more n
nistery to me. The result cannot be other
wise with men who emanated fiom a body
and nssocluion like the bar of the state of
Missouri, where refinement nrd culture and
tliii blithest Krurle of learning predomi
nate. So milch has hem achieved bv the
Missouri Iiwjer In New M.xko, that,
seeinltiKly, a maslc and Incantation at
taches to the vet term nnd nntonomnsia,
so that I, mvself, am nlmot tempted iiKiiln
to return to Mexico nnd c mb irk In the prac
tice of law. ns of oie, but this time under
the fasclnntinR and miirnetle desliinatlon
and nomenclature of n '.Missouri lawyer'
In almost every Incident and event, from
the tlrst hours of the territorial Kovern
ment the Missouri lawer has taken part
nnd plaid his role
"As nn emlestrl.Ln. In th nnte.r.illrrtn.l
ante-buftKy and ante-cnrrlaso times, he
strode the unrulv Mexican bronco and rode
fiom countv to countv, district to district
to attend the terms of court. I'nder the
Inspiring Italian sk of that countr he
paid liomw to the Muses, ascended the
darltiu I'cKisus and iilleved the Hies or
the court of their monotonous prose On
tho pleadings of an unsuccessful litlKant,
there Is penciled the following eplgrami
flir (.olnj; to I. iw."
"This law-, they say, great Nation's chain
That causes ever must produce effects
In me behold reversed stoat nature's laws,
All my effects lost by a slnslo cause "
Bicycle Suits to order,
$13, $15, $18.
Pants to order,
4, $5, $6.
Vc have a large assortment of
the right kind of goods for
bicycle use and know how to
tailor them for comfort, ser
vice and style.
Business Suits to order, $15
Dress Suits to order, $25 to 550.
Corner 9th and SVIain
SOME REPRESENTATIVE BARGAINS
Picked at random from our Great May Sale offerings. Every article in the house equally remarkable for value. Fore
thoughtful, economical people will find it to their interest to consult these prices closely and act upon them promptly,
ritrnred Mack -wool Sctko Skirts, full
folds In back, 4'j nrds nroutid, sllesla.
lined; worth (5,
All wool cloth Uourdoln lace mille
nrounil joke, ruclilnij collar! worth 2,
All w-ool cloth, black, blue nnd tan,
12 Inch applique pattern, Inlaid civet
over shoulder: worth 3,
They've served its well In the ca
pacity of pattern lints nnd nre now nt
our disposal nt prices that will find ns
much favor ns their exclusive stylish
iies nnd pre-eminent beauty. They
come In many vnrlctl shapes nntl nre
nmonc: the handsomest productions of
the senon. Tf your lint need has not
been supplied yet here's your opjior
tunlty. Neapolitans; nnd fancy br.ald tshnpes,
In multitudinous variety, handsomely
tiltnmeil with Doners, ribbons tind
laces; worth J4 nnd to,
Tllaclc lace hnt., trimmed with rib
bons, llowcrs, laces anil Jet; worth JC,
J7 and (8,
Morrlmne prints, fast colors, full
sleeves, Wntteau pleat In back, full
front, straps, pocket, lined; worth $1,
Pflfftfllft U'Mtitvori! fllll nlnnVA sin1rt
f x.t vimv i i ujii'i ir) a ltd oni i slj- i nine;
on joke, idented back, full front,
straps nnd pocket, collar nnd runic,
lace trimmed, lined; worth $1.50,
Tnst black sateen, cut full, ruffle
around bottom; worth JI,
Striped secrsurckors, cut full, runie
nrotind liottom, eunrnntecd fast color;
worth 75 cents,
worth 8 cents tv j'ard,
100 pieces new butter color nnd white
lnces; worth 20 cents n. jard,
100 pieces best llprht shirting; prints:
worth 6 cents a jnrd,
75 pieces newest outing
worth 10 cents n jntd.
250 pieces npron and dress rjlnehams;
You'll hear of values Just ns pood
In the papers maybe, but when you bo
to find them they'll be "Just out."
Here nre enoURh to satisfy all who
come, but to mnko Assurance doubly
sure we limit each purchaser to three
75 dozen new pattern ladles' shirt
waists, new full sleeves, best prndes of
percales, nicely laundered, great va
riety of patterns; worth 1.25,
50 pieces new Novelty Dress Goods,
double width, fnnej. figured; worth tl
ROB ROY WAISTS
50 doen assorted patterns of Ttoh
Itov waists, laundered collnrs nnd
cuffs; worth $1,50, $1,75 and 2; choice
to-morrow only for
150 dozen Indies' fast black and tan
cotton hose, -10 Biiare, lil-rti spliced
heel, double olo and never sold be
fore for loss than J5 cents a pair,
But only three pair to each customer.
100 pieces btnek and all colors double
width Henriettas; worth 25 cents a
75 pieces, all colors, frood width, Chi
na Silks; worth 60 cents the j'ard,
50 pieces now Dimities; sold as bar
gains at 20 cents a yard.
S," pieces dark flRtired, fast
rongees; worth 1$ cents a j-ard.
175 pieces all sbe dots; sold regularly
at 15 cents the jard,
SPECIAL HOUR SALES FOR MONDAY.
Don't ask for more than advertised
Usoil It to Wash i.imi Curt litis nnil IVooliu
11. uiki (h.
I used Kirk's r.aln Water Mnker in wash
Infr Inee , urtalns and woolen blankets nnd
found it miulc the washing- .asy The cur
tains came nut sn't nm! rV- ,. i,i. " .,.,.
blankets HkIu nnd sweet. Cor dish washinc
it is excellent, quickl remoMni,- crease
conniV S anU IeaUnf.' tlle li'i'ids in good
"pS W" O. IlICHAUnsON.
wn Last Twenty-fourth Street.
V. tope hind Has in light, , v.'lth I
Mrs I: T efnnel.in.l Cfrt -n ,c ,-., .
street, us, I Kirk's Ituln Wnter Maker "or
u'?.'.1)" J';"'' ,'" -W she was delighted
vvi'ti it and hud nevvr een whiter clothes
come ou. of a wnshtub ciouies
l il II Hi Mush DM.,.,
fl "". "'I'.KW-'a naln Water Mnker
Inft ,n, XK dlsh,ts It. " tho water
soft ana ih, work much easier.
Mitb. J. T I'OI.llAItNI'S
1301 Cheriy Street.
J-oiin.l 11, it It 11,1 .ll 111 it It xv,,s .i.lver-
l-til to tin.
,,r flnl af r -i thorouBh trial thnt Kirk's
Ita.n Wh .r Mak r dots all th it It is ad
'ertls ' ''r', , J am .Klllm,. with
ritHD JJ1NCK. 13IU Chetry Mre'et.
mi:'., m, iii-K-'uu'i(, i'uoi'nii:iitisor
A I.irce lloirillni- l,iue at Doll l,(i,,0
Striiit. (,ivs "Kirk1 Kil,, Wiilur-
.IiiI.it" it lleirlv Iinlor iem.
Mrs M Ifrrtrlck Is the proprietress nf
n lar ion uMir j,ou,0 a Sou "5,!"" "f
and h, iwi. vv by exp. ilenrc- what t vvaJo
vv .rrv mi fret about the ,v",klv' wWl,
wh 1, , ,he hydrant iuer ot Us citi-"
ro 1 n ,- b- clmni-ed properly unless tho
wii li.r, pulled and hauled nnd
rilblll ' in . rilliheil lka.l.,1,1.-.' ", "P"
r. 1 1
K rk s
T K was on, nf - ,h"T "".':""
r ., , ,,. lUfl, .lllii v. Hrt ll.
tali, 1 a ,. triple of It much in the spirit
?.fr" rj"? '? ",an ,U, Kra"P 1 U
straw fh ,U( not epcct It uotiM l,
l.e-tir th.n the dozen, of o her thlnjja shl
1ml tr 1 bit was willlnir to so t an?
jrub' ., ive Mme and vvei,r in washing
Jierc'ihiK Mrs Iiertrl. k "1 lot"! th
nbex r, rienco to tho reporter and then
"I am clad that I have at Inst found nn
irt cwhl.h will do ht I "aimed tor
' . .." ,h" 'Ki'n Water .MakPrVhCff
. ..... m., i.i, .in mure vvill De ns Hood
ns tho sample., was. If it u I will ue It
nlwajs f.r It g the very lUt hlnS I
have ex. r round It la all risht In even
waj and lr.aUi, tl,.. water bo nicely that
It Is a il. n-iite to wash with It" '
t U ' ' onradv is a domestic at VQ
SI. .' .. '..' "" ' "," I'tood llBtenlnic
w'd-- Ir- Herirlck ,oi,i a reporter for S
.1 irn i' h .vv nlea-ed bhe wai with Kirk'.
IC'n Writer Maker "n nlrK
",' 2 ll .try ,,av fi" wahln(r mv face
and ha f ?al(, xi rnra,j f.a'', ja
jil-t lovely I put a little pln-h of I tin
the wtH Maln-Ju.t no blic " and Mi
ronraly hi 1 1 up iur thumb and foretlnser
I' r', ' 1 tosrether "It ,often the water
si It Is pli asant to wash In, e.peel.ally
su h hni watheras this" ' "'"
Ml s (" mnidi a-il 1 further that h had
ir I "" nf the boarders say be was us.
Inr- Ki k' Itatn Water Maker in his bath
and llkel It xery much.
Klrk'n "Itain Water xfiki-r"
Will hoi 1 colors from runnliiff In nrlntl
pools. I lannels an I xvoolsns vvasRod lu
wat r prepared with this most valuable
preparation will positively not shrink.
I or lh bath or toilet It is Indispensable,
maklnir the water soft and elvi.ty accel
eratinc' the action of noap, phlnir the skin
a healthy glow and helplntr to remove any
riiperfliioug excretion, that may adhere to
the bo ly.
Tor th.- dishes and cencral xvashlnir pur
nosrs It Is iry cssenllul, as It fcaves both
lab ir and soap
This preparation Is not to be confounded
with soap powder, as it contains no soan,
lye. ammonia, borax, Umo or any deleter
Kirk's ltaln Water Maker can be ob
tained from crivers; price 25 cents for a
tno.pound packaore. Try It once and you
will never be without It.
Hooks (new and old) bought, sold and ex
cckkuuicd. GUck'a new location, 710 Main.
"A brief li!torv of New .Mexico will fx
hlblt the distinction in which the Missouri
lavver appeared In that tcirltorj.
"in the month of May, Ixio, the war be
tween the United States of America nnd
the republic of Mexico had been proclaim
ed lo lifiicral, then Colonel, Stt phc n V.
Kearne was assigned the tasls of conciuer
Ini; the province of New Mexico, and In the
latter part of June ot that car he started
from 1'ott Leavenworth with a few com
panies of dr.iKoons and some pieces of ur
tlller. A call for volunteers had also been
made to Join the expedition, and In a
short time one regiment was enlisted.
Colonel Alexander W Ilonlnlnn. a v,rv
1 mlm nt Juilst, or this state, and who had
jolmd, but as a private sol licr, was 1 lei ted
Its commander I met Colonel Doniphan
hortl heroic his, death. He uliti-d to
tne many Incidents and adventures of that
joutne. He spoke hlttlil of his soldiers
nnd It was, universal!, acknowledged that
thy were large! composed of nun ofml
tuie, Intellect and education, comprising
some professional men nnd amongst them
several Missouri lawers.
"Thero was no time between the enlist
ing and the be,r!nn1nc Ot the Journey to
uuiulre military instruction or discipline,
bin the mental ability of many of these
men, their spirit of enterprise, their Ken
tleinanly demeanor nnd their desire for
adventure, were, at least. as much to 11
campaign of that chatacter ns mllltnry
routine could have been. These volunteers
were, large 1 , composed of natives of MU
'ourl, which fact was constantly exhibited
bv theli belligerent animus against En
glish giammar, as 1 was Informed by one
of thee pioneers who had been 11 captain
Home reminiscences, he Informed me. were
often recall' d to his memory when he
heard thnt characteilstlc style. Idiom, ver
nae ular nnel folkloic, and, on one occasion,
he was constrained to exclaim to a corpo
ral, who made a certain report to him,
".My friend, )ou must bo fiom my Btnto,
Missouri, and if we only succeed In killing
Indians and Mexicans as successfully as
we do murder Ilngllsh, we will bo pro
nounced the greatest warriors tho world
has ever produced "
Heie followed a brief hiRtory of the con
fine st of New Mexico by ileneral Kcaiue,
then he proe-ecded as follows
"A proclamation was thereafter Issued
b him In w blch tho people of New Mexico
were assurco me protection or their piop
eitv nnd person, nnd the freo exercise of
their religious belief nnd curemonles. nnd
they were declared citizens of the I'nlttd
States. CJcnirnl Kearney announced him
self temporary governor of New Mexlc 0.
He authorized and directed Colonel Don
iphan. the Hon IVank V Dliitr, nfter
w ird the Hist I'nlteel States district at
torney of New Mexico, and the Hon. W.
I Hall to formulate a hstem or code of
laws 'ihey were thus engaged in tb. old
palace at Santa I-'e, when Mr. Hall re
celve.l the Information of his election as a
member or congress fiotn a certain ells,
trie t in "MisFoml In which he lesldcd This
vir inajace Is the pluo where, under be
Spanish government, peri-ons had bee 11
tried, convicted and e. cuted within the
full perloel of sixty minutes, to-wlt: one
"The grenter portions of the statutory
provUlotis of New Mexico were taken from
ihe laws of MUsoml, and fur man (.us
c lime- (iciieieei. uy me lies lons or til It
state. In this connee Hon I mall an Inci
dent when, In a murder tilal, difcnd Hit's
intoxicated condition nt the time of the
killing was olfereel ami uiged as a legal
ami proper defence The prosecuting olll
ter, 11 nativo of Missouri, did what a
stranger to that statu would, pcihaps, not
have- hud the coinage to do. namely, h,.
Mated that the onl tourt that hid ever
su.tiiltied such a plea wns the (.upremu
court pf Missouri, not Indulging, to nn de-
, '. V. "" r t" ' '!'. i'e liaiieiy low iru
that trl'iitnal In the courne of further nr
guinent the attintlon of the court was
called to the fact that the majority of the
bar was eomposed of Missouri law vers,
and. Judging the Intelligent , and abillt
of the couits of Missouri by the's ipiciiie
anil prollelency of the.a gentlemen, It
would lie Inconsistent to prcdie ate that
any unsound dei Islon eoull l-sm, from
ttlUt BOUrCe A kitlll hearted llli.ri.nu r,f
I a Mlssoiirlan, iclleved the exlstim, enib ir
nisainuut by hla lim.-l an I . nn-ider Ur
t-..tia-lr Almra al.An.. .l..tt.. . v"
.cti.Min, Hint utrse eiei ISIOUs li the sll-
piema court of Missouri, if Inm mate at
ill. were, unquefitloiiaMy, re n i re 1 -nee
the time- that these gentlim,-n In I 1 ft
their stite, and thereb de-piiv I that
count! v and her courts of thiir Intellect
ual imlucnee mid legal erudition
' lioth Missouri and New XI, x o hive
reason to I proud of many of thi -e un
tie men of the legal profession We had
the Hon Stephen Hll.ins, a nun of
marked Intellect, rare legal attainments
and untiring pctrwsveranee The author's
words, U'orttine fceftltiid'. the boll,' can
well be applied to him
"We have the Hon H J. Wallo. a lc
gal philosopher, who although a Deino
irat, was. under Uijmblicuu administra
tion appointed thief jusiiie of New Mex
ico at the ago of 32 and Dili I thu exalted
jcijslllon with honor to hlmulf una s.atls
lactlan to the liar and the- people Hon.
T H. Catron, lately eltrted delegate to
congrcsM. bus leen st)led by tho-e who
Knc,w .'."K!11 characters to b. n Intellect
and abllitv the proton pi of the latej Hell
Uutler. (Jeneral William Jlreeden. who
h. U for ttn jears th cm ,. 0f attorney
fccneral of New Mix! 1. Hon, T. V C'oii
way, who. llUewke a Ocinocrat. uijcImc a.
Ilepubllcan administration, held the F line
position, Major It. 13. Twltchell is one of
the rising ami promising lawers of New
Tilexleo. He is assistant solicitor of the
Atchison, Topeka e. Santa "e Hallro.id
Coinpiny, and for two terms held the of
llc e of district nnd prosecuting attorney.
There are and weie more men of ability
and 1 -arnlng too numerous to mention
"His excellencv, (lovernor W T 1 horn
ton. Is 11 quondam Missouri Iawer nnd
ranked among the best practitioners at the
New .Mexico bar. He deserves the grati
tude of his constituents In some pins of
the territory where ihiough his feai!es
Instrumentality, crime was uprooted and
the perpetiators brought to Justice Mo
thinks that also he, but reeontl ' experi
enced the full benefit of the graceful In
genuity of a legislative lnhbv , who, by
their redolent ineseiice, purify the leg
islative atmosphere, and who at times
even venture to npproi h tin majestic ex
ecutive thione, timkrlng their kind of
llees in furthci nice ot pure nnd healthful
legislation. Whether the governor con
Mdeis them ascendants from the mystic
legions of Tartarus or d, scendlng fiom the
eiiulean realms of oiimnus. 1 am not
able to tell. During the interim from the
last to the next legislative t-e sslon he will
perhaps devote some time to study their
'anthropological gene.ilog ' Governor
Thornton, In all probabllltv. has also dis
covered that the wisest step tor An ex
ecutive to take, prior to the commence
ment of .1 legl-lillvi sLs-on, would be to
declare his Insolvent ml total Inability
to liquidate tht m.inifol i dein inds of the
uuiueious political claimants and to make
a general assignment to tint effect. He
must havo also biome convinced that the
gieitest opportunlt) an executive has to
pacify and satisfy his political party nnd
menus unci 10 Kam mi ir general grati
tude and ndmlratlon Is when both houses
of the legislative assembly ure of an op
posite political complexion He is then
powerless to icdceni any of Ills pledges.
He is not even requiieel to solve the doubt
as to his particular preferment, nnd every
aspirant can imlulgo in the happy imagina
tion that he would have been the xlctor.
They will henee nil become more ardent
nnd faithful votaries for his re-election or
'our c indent surveor general, Charles
r Kisley. and who Is now mas or of Santa
IV, Is fiom this fctute, and likewise the
1'nlted States marsh il, Mr 13. C Hall, a
nephew of the late W 1 Hall. The Hon.
N II I..uihlln, 13. D Hanu and J H.
Hamilton, assoclnte Justice of the supreme
couit, were Missouri lawyers. The Hon.
l.orlon Sillier, scerttnr of the territory,
and Mr. It. O Shannon, United Statts
revenue collector, are fiom this state. Mr.
Matt U He nobis, of St. I.ouls, is the
United States attorney for tho land court.
In the shoit period of two or three j.ars
he has acquit ed a most icmaikahle knowl
edge In the Intilcno sstem of the liws
of Spain und Mexico in rcfcitnco to land
The Htntutes of New Mexico contain
some very peculiar and unusual laws. I'or
Instance, the criminal code has a section
leading substnntl illy as follows 'Any per
son, men 01 women, who shnll scandalously
discover the feults of married persons by
Interfering In private life, from which ma
lesult the disagree nn nt of the parties,
euus'ng thereby 11 terrible evil and Injury
to the famllv. 1 to., shall be tried nml
sentenced, etc. Singula! as this law may
appear, I lieianu recently convinced of the
iituclence und whole umo eftce t thereof, for
If such a law hud been In existence lu the
btitu of Kentucky or the District of Col
umbia the famous liiciklnrldue unnleat,-
antness would have been greatly iiioelllltel
or the suit, perhaps, never been Instituted
at all. 13vin tho late and revered Henry
Ward lien her would have been likewise)
saved much iinnonnce had the stale of
New 'iork piovlded Itself with a Mtnllar
antidote against criminal scandal.
"A few wotds 1 shall say about tho
Mexican people As a cl its, they are of
the most 1 iw abiding subjects on this con
tinent They ie certainly one of tho most
charitable nations upon tho globe. No
hung! person would exei leave their
threshold. In their poveity, even, they
would share with him their sparing meal,
and the we.ii traveler would ever be the
welcome recipient of their hospitality at
tin It humble homes, mul without any
compensation be lug exacted therefor.
The Mexican Ugislitoi. us 11 uile, was
honest He could onl be convinced by
argument, und by nothing cle. If, of
late, am forbidden fruit has been Intro
due ed and taste cl, It Is the proeluct of a
paradise other Him that of Mexico
"A few state uients about the judiciary
of New Mexico would, probabl, be of
some interest to the liar Association,
Prior to the to-, ailed 'home rule,' which,
however, mquently rested ill a state of
'Innocuous cl ue tude,' our Judges wero
sent lo us fiom abroad Often they had
forgotten the common law practice, prob
ably the ha 1 never known it. ami nninp.
all were unliit ime.l of our local laws.
Uy the Urn He heramo familiar with
Limited to time and quantity mentioned so that none need be disappointed
and don't expect them at any other time.
8:30 TO 10 A. M.
Liifht colored (inured dross goods, wortli 10c a yard only 10 O
13 yards to each customer "-'
U IO TO to A. M.
50 pieces doublo width brown 9-1 sheeting, worth 20c a 1An
10 TO 12 A.M.
150 extra largo chenille tablo covers, OA
worth a dollar eacli OiL
9 TO .1 A.M.
100 do.cn blue and red check fringed all linon towels, worth Q
Sc each MJ
2 TO 4 P.M.
5 bales best yaid wide brown shooting, O
worth C,p. a vnrel tJj
4T0 5P. M.
50 pieces figured dross silks, worth 60c a yard
One dress to each customer.
If you want to reap the full benefit of this harvest of bargains don't spend one cent until you have seen our goods and
prices. It won't take very long to demonstrate to your complete satisfaction that It Always Pays to Trade at
K miHmiiJW.wm.1 n 1 """'""'Tim TWTffiEFIii'l
them their tenure ot olllco had expired,
and wo were again subjected to tht &ime
experiences by a successor Wo had
amongst them men of more or less ability,
niul some of the latter category were under
the llrm Impression that, by their eleva
tion to the bench, thev became Immediate
1 endowed with legal ablllt. Thnt abso
lute and piofound knowledge was nn In
herent tin 111' 11c ro the 01II1 e, nnd the new
title an accepted conclusion of their tit
ness and vv iuom.
"Attornes who came from the I3.ast to
New Mexico, with Utopian Ideas of easy
victory at me aicn.a ot 1110 law, reaeiny
discovered that to tilt and combat with
the Missouri liwers, it required the two
edged sword of knowledge and the Im
pervious shield of oxpeile nee, nnel that the
chariot of legal lore had to be directed by
a skillful and well disciplined mind.
it was niri stuci, nnci not idle wasnes
through which these men attained their
jiiomlneiice The ascendency was gained
through struggles, and not by illusive
"Were I not ex-cecdlng my privilege, nnd
travel out of the record, I would take up
that Inexhaustible nubject, 'The Missouri
lawyers in Missouri,' but even at the risk
of being called to order. I shall devote a
few moments to them, for the purpose of
miking the Just admission that without
the least right of claim or privilege on
my pirt, or any obligation whatsoever
on their part, I have he-en the recipient
ot numerous acts ot kindness from them
"1 am fully conscious of, und highly
esteem, the present courtesy when oth
ers, worthier, should have) occupied tho at
tention of the nssocl itlon My heart Is
in sincere touch with these expressions,
and I nm happy that an oppoitunlty has
been nfforded me to dfclaie my grateful
ree-ognltion. And wheinvei the oeeislon
arises that It can he within my province
to give 1 more substantial nssuran. e of
mv appreciation, ou are at liberty to
ill, without hesitation upon
"Tho New Mexico I, ivvir in Missouri"
3vlr. 13. A. Kriuthoff. who was nnnniiTi..a
to read a paper on the laws passed by tho
late general assembly, made the excuse
that If he were to read his paper, with tho
limited time he had hail to prepare It ,a
motion to make more definite nnd certain
would certainly prevail, nnd ho begged for
a continuance, which was granted, and
then all present, upon tho invitation of
President j.athrop, ndjourned to a "higher
and better bar."
WANT HIM PARDONED,
RALPH WAKEFIELD WINS.
j'ikst iioNons cAi"itnti3i nr tiik
ioung high school okatois.
AH tint Orations VI ero Well Delivered and
13nc!i Contestant Mas (liven Closo
Attention by the Audit ncillio
The Interstate high school oratorical as
sociation held its second annual contest at
the Central high school last night. The
assembly hall was well tilled by thosa
representing the four high schools inter
ested In the contest. Judge 13. L. Scarrltt
was chairman of the even'ng In a brief
speech ho told of his bohood acquaint
ance with the principal of the high school
tlons of tho speaker. At the close of the
oration tho sptraker was the recipient of
several beautiful bouquets of flowers.
Miss Maud 13 irly, of Kansas City, Kas ,
pang a ocal solo, being heartily encored.
The last oration wns delivered by James
I.. O'ltear, of Mexico, Mo. Ills subject
was "Our National Stability." "Patriot
ism In this country Is greater than par
tisanship;" "the nearest perfection to mor
tal wisdom Is the constitution of tho
United States," "The nntions of antiquity
roso and fell like tho bubbles on the sur
face of a river," "For the brawn of the
Norseman we have skill and learning in
political economy," "I'or the mthology of
the Ilomans we have the history of nil
the n itlons of the world," are quotations
illustiativo of the thought of the speaker.
His delivery was a good Interpretation of
the oration. The sneaker had an Individ
uality particularly his own and that was
pleasing to be heard.
While tho ludces were out nremrlnc tho
decision the Musical Club entertained tho
audience with some excellent music. The
Judges, Professor 13 M. Hopkins, of the
University of Kansas. Professor 13vans.
principal of the Leavenworth high school,
and Professor S A. Underwood, super
intendent of Westport schools, brought In
their decision. The decision gave Mr.
Ilalph Wakefield, of the Central high
school, Ilrst, and Mr. C. Y. O. I'ugh, of
the Kansas City, Kas , high school, sec
ond lionors. They were awarded handsome
1108-1110 MAIN ST.
Better than anything wo can say in
tho newspapers is what tho gar
ments say for themsolvcs.
Conic and got acquainted.
Suits, good qual
ity Storm Sorgo.full
skiit, Eton Jackot,
Photo by Thomson.
before ho had become tho distinguished
educator ho now is. He snoko of the.
vvnicn ,l'uu "" MumnesH in me business world.
. . 1 'These contests in oratory should be en-
A. A. cpuraged and fostered," said Judgo Scar-
"Pliiri. rltt. He told nf Vila onrte, SS.i5S?i .
calo iu lanoy stripes,
dots and iigurcs,
yoko finished with
ruillo, watteau hack,
largo sleeve, $1.00
va 1 ue, positively
only ono to each
I 1 Vf j " ' n ti I V
.V Petition for the IC least, of "Plunger"
Chiiniberliiln I nun the l'eiiltentliir
lit inir l.'lre nlati il.
A petition has been circulated In tho being'Tthe' iW.o vaVtie" as 'Ms
ciiy tor P!KniiMirep ine oujecc or
Is to get a pardon for Lawyer
Chnmhorlnfn. hotter known ns
ger" Chamberlain who was Sont to tho &, n'Uie'1 prid'othe''?0!,
Philips on May S, 1S01, for perjury in a ,rll "'e'1 School Musical Club played
pension case. Tho petition Is being clr- j J.J.'tTlv eneo'r'ell I!rott"les'" h'" "
ciliated by H. C. Durnll, who was I ,,'l'ho Ilrst orator of the evening was Mr.
Chatnbe.laln'8 law ptitner. Chamher- "ni "n" hX.'-00a,
lain Is employed In tho warden's oITlco hundled In a scholarly m inner, '"China
and Js reading law during his spate s'n,"!'3 for dm kness. Japan for the light of
tl.rin Civilization, the tllll HOsO of .Inn 111 Is rntn.
The netltlon states that be 1ms l,e nicndablc.. because she. strives not for war I lief. Corps,
.iiiilelentlv minlsheclt hi, w . u ""?. 0??nw. iiui ror tho freedom, pf partmc
support of it feebla father unci mother being humbled, for s.he represented only
anil a blind mother, who need him and those principles which are known to semi
tho support ho was able) to give them, hirbarlsm." are quotations Illustrating the
Tlio petition nns neon signed py a num- ""' "t, ,"" """" ma delivery
The musical club nirain nl.ivort
lion, preceding the oiatlon by Ralph
"I'm, 11111 eiiscui ui ine ceuirai nigu
DECORATION DAY EXERCISES,
Committees Having Stutters in Charge
Make a Ileport "Speaking nnd n
The committee having In charge tho ar
rangement of tho exercises for Decoration
day met in tho oillce of J, T. Dew, SJO New
York Life building, last night and reported
what they have so far accomplished In
their work. Tho meeting was called to
order by Chairman Dew. Tho hall com
mltteo reported that the Academy of Muslo
has been secured for the evening pro
gramme, which will consist ot an ad
dicss by Rev. James O. Dougherty, of
Kansas City, Kas., recitations and muslo
by the G. A. R. quartette. Chairman W. J.
Elliott, of the programme committee, re
ported that the gentleman who Issued tho
olllclal programme for the grand opera had
mndo a proposition to his committee to
have IS.OuO printed souvenir programmes
containing the list of a. A. IL otllclals,
with their pictures, tho onler of march
and the lino of march for tho advertising
privilege and donate one-fourth of thu
nuaa 1 melius iu me oroer. ine report
was adorned. Jlnrsh.nl n. xx' ii'hioi!...i
was Present but did not give out tho line of
,.,u,v hi 10 names 01 mu iissisiitnt mar
shals, 'I his announcement will follow
later. Tho streets covered by the line of
march will be about the same as last
jenr. lour bands und 11 drum coips will
make thu muslo for the lurmi,, 'r. ,...:
cession will consist of live divisions, each
in charge of a commander and headed by
a ,ml..,.lhB Third regiment. Hattery li,
seml-mllltary and clvlo soclties, Ma or
lifiv'tu find nnunnll ttm ,li .i- r .
county oitlclals. tlle U. A. It. posts. Bona .iA ,sPecla! dispatch, from Washington to
?.', J!!"'' .,."tdle.s.' A,(l oci4ties and Re! ' 'V,? J,1'jLl,Jt f? "B Bald that the post-
Whito lawn waists, values from
1.00 up to $1.50, for Mon- rn
day, onl OUC
Wo will sell only two of theso to
Black Cropon Skirts, lined through
out, volvot binding on bottom,
thrct) plaits in back, for O A Q
PARISfAK CLOAK CO:
1108-1110 MAIN ST.
MAIL ON STREET CARS,
Tho Plan Mill Ho Chen a 'I rial In This City
ut the llegliinlag of the Coming
than eveV hefb . and if t eTetheTp! I W iS, "jfieaTKre '
is 1 -.;:.. --".- .... 'w ii
bur of prominent men and public olll
Will lie (live 11 at WalriilT's (irovei by tho
tlermaii hotii tlm.
The Herman social and fraternal so-
""l s.7, 'a"-",." "' "ry ot ivansas . ikni V,i"n. ,, "..i.'.t""3, uS.ine econn
.- !- Tho il nance commlttea -u.111 h n, ' a.d he is having some tests mml tn mi,.:
Wake. ' Port for duty this, week and will make a Stfi8 ',,1 ,S,tihe ,)lan ,may, oe well tried
.i . Ihoroiicli canvass of ih niiv en. r ,. . ana jts values nronerlv 1 etei-minci 1.:
.Vu"'ii. l.l j. ,; .;.."" "'1' .;" """" 'c, h, mnnwtln,, .,
V.;'?... ";"; .9.1 Hta'." ,"o T'X,?,W".r,WVJF.ul, l?.e ?se.r.cse-' matter tLite 1 in"i
liiuuu ui 111a 111 irivrn isi 1 n r ? " iwn-i ui u. i. iiu.vit. it . --.!
Aimiii, 'pi :.w'.:r" viz 1 WfililiH.tii nnri w ? i-iii,. ...in .' .: Ktfbieu ana IS
1.111111,11. inn Biiut'riiiu.H 11 r 1 -- - ..- kiiiuli nm wait 111 ,1.. a .
morn ,ioAr.na ., u ,n-4 ( Unon bUDerin tendent nrppnunmi n !, itveiy 10 oe
btii-tl of the
rltrhfr nrA mn
of nations. It la hard for man to turn0" spools, und the member. of the
iieuten paths, when by doing so ha Vii 11 . 1 I n V V'ut-Sl mat ine school
I vUn of having tho
-.. ...suvud Vfiij lias BUK
faVOrahlv nrni,ftrari ..! 1.
adopted io5n. " ""u "
liUlion of latter ilav halms' ri,,,r,.i.
bcj-i -" ",'" .r"'"').."' "' i '""lis. ." ikiiii i.iK;.i V. .."",;'" "'","' nuv, n t t.-.-' . - -"
cletles of the city will have a picnic, to- ,lat spFang from a fa I, n herd's tomb ' ",H, thought impracticable for the entire nlor bishop of the I eorganlzVct Church of
111- lit W'J rilft'sl I7IOCO A nrnvrnmnu iu rfninn ' tVa nlr ,1I, iks ..,- i nUlllber of Scholars to Iiartlcllintn It evlll JeSU-S C'hrlsr letter DnvT w.,;.. -Sv'i.0
- .j ... .,.... r,.u.. .. ,..wn..,,...tu ............ ,.. .. ...... ... ,.te,,a,isu uc ,...).. i, ,ron..,i -..;" 'T' .."".. r'.'t n
of siKirts and games has been airanired , .?? "'.? ' ., H' ability, as an orator,
Purifies and Beautifies
the Skin by restoring to
healthy activity the
CLonniiD, Irritated, In
FLAAtnu, SLuaaisH, or
Sale ucatci than the combined tales of ill other
lion and comileiioa opj. Soli thioushoiu the
Ctft-Sclc hoci.. Boston. U.S.A.
and all w)w nttcmd will be amused
There will he a morning street parade
from Turner lull, Twelfth and Oak
streets, to Dip plcnlo giounds. In the
parada will bo all of the German so
cieties of the city.
'Ihe I'tarly Milmtniico
Of the teeth Is brittle. SOZODONT. com
posed exeluslvil of hglenle Vegetable ele.
mints, und cont lining no jsolvent. Is the
onl article which, while whitening the
cnumcl, preserves its soundness.
Forest Hill Is the new modern lawn ceme
H . contains 310 acres. Has established
a fund for perpetual maintenance. Has
built at great lost the llnt-st public receiv
ing vault in the West, of l'hoenis granite,
with eighty 1 atacomb. ror transporta
tion and all Information, communicate with
George Law, secretary, New York Life
buiiiilua-. Telephone Wi.
I was ndmirably shown and the interpretu
,,ui. wi nm eiiwuKUL 114, vvcciieiii.
The Musical e'lub plaed "Just Around
ihe Corii'ier" between the oration by ilr,
Wakelleld and the next by Jir. C, Y. O.
jMigh. of the Kansas City. Kas.. high
school. His subject, "To He, or Not to
Ue," was rather a psychological one, deal
ing In the more political musliiKs and rev
eries of the thoughtful one. Many quota
tions from "Hamlet" were used lu the ora
tion. The clement of chance entered
laigcly into the thought of the speaker,
'Civilization has raised mankind nbovu
warlare. Can It be that eventually It
will destroy suicide?" "Whatever Ills un
kind fate roay bring, true virtue consists
In enduring and striving to overcome," ex
press tome of the higher thoughts of tho
oration, me speuKer quoieci otten from
the Illble and referred to Revelations as a
book of comfort to tho one btrlving ugainst
the adverse circumstances of fate The
oration was delivered In an earnest, and,
at times, almost imnassloneil m.mna,.
showing thsf H tepresented the couvls-'
11 11 no uicjuHiii iiupruciicaoie ror tne cnt re "ir uisnon or the Ueorgan zed Church inf
number of scholars to participate it will J""-? Chrisr. letter Day balnts and M,
perhaps be ai ranged for tho color guard of " A. Hlakeslea. his ilrst counselor J
each school bullcllmr to be on hand vvlth Gallon. Mich., we're at the iCentronS ? 'last
their Hags. The Invitation committee was evening. They nro on their way o t,
to those who are wanted to take part In , the 'business Affair's of the churoh0!,?
jng, May IS, at 7.30 o'clock.
Ill l)MN (JALI.OWAY UYINO,
'I bo l)leau That Attacked Him. Two Years
Ago llrlugs llliuto Ills Ilialbbeil.
A special dispatch to the Journal from
Mexico, Mo., announces that Mr. Redman
Calloway, formerly cashier of the Metro
politan National bank, of this city, was
so 111 that death was hourly expected. Two
years ago Mr. Calloway was stricken with
paralysis, and he has suffered other strokes
Court House Itonils JlUr.iv.r. .1
A number of blank bonds for JMX) each
issued to pay for the county court Thou'e'
Sa,s.dlsJc0e.re1 esterday by County Cleric
Crittenden in a pile 0 lifter In "hi, of
llce. left over by the former administration
They were In a good state of preservation
and a skillful forger could have iioii? 1
them. They will be? burned. "oaUJ.
Armourdale property at auction.
Whipple want ad. '
GOING TO CHICAGO TO-NIGHT?
r ,?;he,pJ1,urllnB,tn,,fas' train "1311" leaves at
5.50. The onlv 1 ne serving i-i "tf.at
fo50', ? on.ly Une serving meals
n . . .... e-uis uiui LicLiteciii khiib.iu ni... ... - -
sasn. uoors. bunas, moiatnirs. master m- i,- "in n.u.,.. : . "-"-?" - anu i-h .
,..i- ..i.i.Q,. .,. ; ; k.. r. TZ---ve, 1 e?-, ..i-ny. iw renuiar meni eA, ,-
"""1..1V. i"",vi?' "w ,uur unu viiKn. ;or- 'itiu entire train Is eaulDoed with nn ""?
oer Third and JDelawar tueeta. laru iinmovements. Verefn- ..L'J..?. ' Pwi'
" -- MUVUtJd,