Newspaper Page Text
itm lailir Smtmal. f
THE HOME NEWSPAPER.
Tho Journal, $4.00 a year
by mail, 10 cents a week
THE HOME NEWSPAPER,
Tho Journal, $4.00 a year
by mall, 10 cents a wook
VOLUME XXXVIT, NO. 3-1 o.
KANSAS CUT Y, MAY 2,?, 8i)5.TNi PAC.KS.
PR.CtO TWO CENTS.
VgN O te 0 "
Adorn Bonnie Britons' Brows and British Lassies' Bijr
Brothers' Browbeat and Bumfoozlod Uncle Sam's
Serious, Sentimental and Sinful Senators into Adopt
ing the Sulphur-colored Money System Solely, Sup
ported by Sherman's Sordid Sermons on its Superior
ity. Can't fool America's female beauties with tinsel,
tawdry and out of date ideas. They want the newest,
brightest, freshest and best Their heads arc level on
finance and fashion they make both a study. The
i.ooo Trimmed Hats, Bonnets, Napoleons and Butter
flies wc now show them must be and arc the best ideas
and latest fashion, and the financial part is truly fasci
nating listen: Elegant silk lace and fancy straw on
wire frame, silk and velvet flowers, beautifully trimmed,
only $4 oS. Many of them are worth $7 50. About
300 Straws and Leghorns, nicely trimmed, at $1.98
would cost $3 anywhere. Have made an enormous
cut in prices on this entire wholesale and retail stock
from first to fourth floor. Our new store with tiling
floor 1006 Main.
A. A. Pearson.
obj3ssT .-, JpEneL
It UN 1'AfeY.
Torfect bearings Is tho "WHY." Wa aro
again nbio to
Fill Orders Promptly
I'or theso Popular Ahcols.
Won't forget tliCI.i:Vi:i.AXSWKI.T.
SPECIAL. Tim top Hotelier of 18U3.
i,aii:v swi:r.i. mmx'iai..
Complete Repair Shop.
Wholesale, ami ItctaU Illcjtlcs ami
704 Main St Sign Biff Knife.
(Illr)clfH to rent, lit l'arkor'H liver
l).irn, l.itli ami t-'auiphcll Sis.)
EXCELSIOR TRUNK FACTORY.
Buy Trunks, Valise and Telescope Cases
from the rnanufaetui. r. You -v 111 net bet
ter goods and cheaper.
We use best material and workman
ship. Knowing what they are, will furnish
written guarantee for three jours with
each pood trunk or valise
Trunks from JIM to JJ5.W.
Valises 35c to fJO.OO.
Usual discount to teachers and clergy
men. Ask for catalogue. It pajs to bu)
Store, (WO Main St.
Factory, 11B and H? W. th St.
N. M. FRELING, Prop.
F. M. DeBORD,
Hint ((quart erii for
PAINTS. GLASS, ROOM
MOLDING AND WALL PAPER.
Tel. 1999. 1113-15 Walnut St.
AND GUARANTEES OF TITLE.
TcUpbous 303H. 10 Katt 6th HI.
GRIM FIND OFA FISHERMAN,
Ills Sclno Hrnught Up tlm llody of Ada
Wnlfenhurgcr, WUn Had l'nibably
St. Joseph, Mo., May 2- (Special.) A
few days airo Ada and May Wolfenhcr
ger, aged IB and 10 years, respectively,
daughters of the proprietor of the .Midway
hotel, of Oregon, Mo., disappeared under
mysterious circumstances, Yesterduy a
fisherman using a selno In tho Missouri
river brought up tho body of tho eldest
clrl. The arms of tho girl were pinioned
behind her, and her limbs were bound
together with a strong coul, and there Is
other evidence of foul play The body of
the other daughter bus not been recovered,
although the waters of tho Missouri hate
been dragged. It Is supposed tha girls were
enticed away from home and both mur
dered. Stay of lUfiiitliui (ipiiitcd.
St. Joseph, Mo., May 22.-Speclal.) To
morrow was the date fixed for the execu.
Hon of Thomas Punshon, convicted of kill.
Ing his wife. A stay of execution has been
granted until the case Is passed upon by
the higher court.
The Attention of the Ladies . . . .
of Kansas City uml vicinity In respectfully culled to our stock of
A upeclal exhibit of which will be. made
SfTO-DAY, MAY 23d.ss
OUK Ul'.bllti: i to phicu before tho people a complete stock of
POTTERY, LAHPS AND GLASSWARE
Eutlrely disconnected from uny other Hue of ujerchuiidl.e. eiuhrucliiff everything froui
the llucat China, Cut tilusk uuU I.lvgaul 1-iiup to the Plainest Vi hltu Granite, Pressed
Mussviure uud Cheap Lamps. Call uuU nee fur jour.i'lf,
THURMAN SCORES CARLISLE.
lie Aeru.es the Secretary of 1'lrattiig Iolm
Sherman's speeches and 311. represent
ing Tacts of riuiinre.
Columbus, O., Mny 22. Hon. Allen VT,
Thurman, chahmati of the Democratic
state committee, on being nsked to-day
what he thought of Secretary Carlisle's
speech, said: "To all those who are eon
er.sant with the history of the subject, It
13 simply laughable to think that the great
secretary of the treasury. In defense of
the administration and sound money, has
been compelled simply to make the same
speech that has been made by John Sher
man each yenr for the lat twenty years.
It Is almost a dead copy, and has been an
swered over and over again, until the peo
ple are weary otlt. The same dishonesty
pervades It as docs the copy from which it
is taken, but In the case of Mr. Carlisle It
Is worse, because he pretends to be a Dem
ocrat anil then states that Democratic sen
ators, and among them my father, voted
for the act of 1S7.1. He Is trj Ing to create
the Impiesslon all the while by his state
ments that they did this with the full
knowledge of what the bill contained, when
he knew that eerv one of those senatots
and representatives (including the grand
old lieck, from his own state, whom he
tries by misrepresentation to help bolster
up his own ttaltomus position), denied In
open senate that they had any knowledge
of what he tries In this speech by fraud to
make people believe they (lid. As, for In
stance, Judge Thurman t-ald' 'I cannot sny
what took place In the hoin-o, but I know
when the bill was pending In the senate
we thought It was simply a bill to reform
the mint, regulate coinage and llx- up one
thing and another, and there was not a
single man In the senate, unless a member
of the committee from which the bill came,
who had the slightest Idea that It was even
a squint towards demonetization.' Nearly
every member of the senate and house
made similar statements. Why did not Mr.
Carlisle tell the whole truth? Can the peo
ple believe such a man honest'.'"
FLEECED BY SHARPERS.
A Johnson C'onntr Farmer Mulcted In the
hum of S,50(l by Two "Con" Men.
Warrcnsburg, Mo, Mny 22 (Special.)
Captain S. II. Taggart, a wealthy farmer,
living seven miles north of this city, was
the xlotlm of a confidence game, which has
reduced his bank account s.DOO A gentle
man representing himself ns a Sedalla
banker tailed upon Mr Taggart nt his
home, pretending to be seeking an Invest
ment for his sui plus money, by purchasing
a farm The soon cinie to an uudor
stnndlng, agieelng that each should put
up S,on, the stipulated prl, e of the farm,
as a forfeit. Taggart came to this city
and drew the necessary amount, In cash,
out of the bink and put it in u tin box
Ito lilecl by the sti mger, who also depos
ited the required amount In the bo, giv
ing It to Tagg.it t tor safo keeping. On
their way, returning to the farm, a
stranger made his appearance and recog
nised the banker as an old friend and suc
ceeded In pei Minding him to return to tho
city, leaving Taggart to walk home, hand
ing him his tin box- out of the buggy.
There Is no clue as to their destination.
Captain Taggart this morning opened his
precious cnarge and round it empty.
HISCl'SNlMi SUIIOOI. TOPICS.
County School Siiperiuteadeiitn Hold a Well
Abilene, Kas., May 2'. (Special.) The
state convention of county- superintend
ents had a larger attendance to-day, one
of the best oer known In the associa
tion's history. The morning was devoted
to the following topics: "What Is Lan
guage Teaching and How Can I Secure
It I'rom Mj Teaeheis?" by Superintendent
Swingle, of Itlley county; "What Is Geog
raphy and llow Can I Securo it From My
Teachers?" Superintendent Mrs. D. F.
Holies, of Kingman county: "Common
School Graduation and Diplomas," Su.
pcrlntendent Armstrong, of Saline county
In the afternoon tho programme included
papers by Superintendent Dawson, of
Iteno county, on "How Shall the County
Superintendent Secure 1'roper Moral In
struction In the Schools''" Superintendent
Herod, of Cherokee county, on "tTnlllc.atlme
of City and District School Systems;" "In
struction in lines,- mipei interment Jla
ker, of Norton county.
To-night Superintendent J. M. Green
wood, ot Kansas City, delivered a master
ly lecture on "Motile as a Factor In I'du.
cation," to a largo audience.
Charged With Mclllog Cattle.
Independence, Kas,, May 22. (Special,)
Constuble Morgan yesterday arrested
David II. Conner. William Heard and Hen.
Jamln Schrlmscher and placed them In Jail
nere, cnargeu vviin came stealing. James
Dixon Is the complaining party. The three
were arraigned before Justice Matthews
estertluy and pleaded not guilty and were
held on $.rl bond for their preliminary ex.
amlnatlon next week.
Di'limrnuir vVomUnu Improving,
St. Josenh. Mo.. May 22. (Snoclal. 1 Ei.
Governor Silas Woodson was considerably
ueuer lo-iuty aim aiiciiuiii pujsicians oe-
lleve he will recover.
by the company lie keeps.
A home la known by the wny It
l furnished. Not necessarily by
the cost of the furnishings, but tho
taste displayed In decorating mid
furnishing the Individual rooms.
to be the most expert nnd plensltiK
house furnishers In the West, Our
work l done by nrtlsts and men
who thoroughly understand their
business. Wo nro able to glint nil
FURNITURE AND CARPET CO,,
1216 to 1224 Main Street.
RATHER LAYS IT OVER SEDALIA.
Ground Itroken at .lefTerson City for tho
Great Mr, I llrldge Over the
.III .snurt ltlver.
Jefferson City, Mny 22. (Special.) P.
IT. Hinder, president of the Jefferson
City IlrlilRQ nnd Transit Company, at
?,:20 o'clock this afternoon, at the foot
of IJollvar street, swung n gilded pick
above his head uml sunk Its glittering
point deep Into tho soft clay. Again
niul again he swung' the pick. Then he
took up a glided slmvcl and tossed aside
the loosened earth, nnd ground had been
broken for the $200,000 steel bridge which
is to span tho Missouri river from Jef
ferson City to Cedar City, In Callaway
This was a great day for Jefferson
City. Flags and trlcoloied bunting
floated from most of the business houses
early this moinlng. It was universally
declared a half holiday and nil business
houses and public schools weio closed.
At 2 o'clock a procession was foimeil
on High nnd Monroe streets that In
cluded all military and civic societies,
private cttUens and visitors, nnd was
porbably two miles In length. It also
Included over one thousand schofil chil
dren. This procession marched by a cir
cuitous touto to the foot of Hollvar
street, on tho bank of the river, whoie
a stand had been erected. After Mr.
Hinder had broken the giound Mayor
Kdwln Silver. Governor Stone and Major
Hlttlngcr, of St. Joseph, made addresses.
Fully 5.000 people cheered them. After
thes-e ceremonies luncheon was served
to the membeis of the press nnd a tew
Invited guests at tho Montoe house.
Toasts were pioposed by Mayor Sliver
and responded to by Speaker Hussoll,
Senator Yeater, Hepicentntlve Hoth
well, IJepiesentatlve Hothwell, It. II.
I.lndsny, of the St Louis IJopubllc; J. M.
Nuckols, Jr., of tho Kansas City Jour
nal, Fi.ink G Graham, of the Post-Dls-patch,
and J W. Zevely, of Jefferson
City AN'orlc on tho new bridge will be
commenced at once.
ROGERS IS REGENT NO MORE,
Governor Morrill Itemoies III111 and Ap
point O. . Moore, of Abilene,
la Ills Stead.
Topekn, Kas., May 2.'. (Special.) Govern
or Mori 111 to-day sent foimal notice to
Stato Senator William Itc'en. of his re
moval from the position of regent of the
The same mall carried to O. U Moore,
of Abilene, notice of his appointment to
till the vacancy caused by tho removal ot
ltogers. , ,
Tho governor had no option In the re
moval of Ttogers, Tho law makes It com-pul-oty
upon him to remove the accused
promptly upon the return of a verdict of
guilty by nn Investigating committee com
posed of senators and representatives.
Senator Hogeis Is not In the city, but be.
fore leaving he announced through his at
torne. Senator S. O. Thacher, that tho
case would bo carried to the supremo court
upon a writ attacking tho constitutionality
of tho law under which tho Investigation
Mr. o I.. .Moore, the new regent, Is n
practicing laws cr at Abilene, and tho part
ner of J. It. llurton.
aid l'oit vi:sti:kn Kansas.
One Hundred Carlo ids of Pood nail Cloth
ing enl to SiiiTirern 'I here.
Topeka, May 22. (Special.) Samuel T.
Howe, chairman of the committee appoint
ed by Governor Morrill to havo charge of
the distribution of aid in Western Kansas,
has llled his report with the governor.
The report shows that outside of the ap
propriation made by the legislature, which
was handled by the railroad commission
ers, the committee received In all RtH,5l.
to which may be added many car loads of
provisions contributed by the various
towns of Hastern Kansas. In all there
were ninoty.nlne cars of food and cloth
ing sent to the Western sufferers through
this committee and the "Capital fund."
with which the committee worked In unl-
Speaklng of the work to-day Mr, Howe
"The railroads were generous and
promptly, upon application from the com
mission, gave their agents direction for
free billing of all supplies, In more than
one Instance hauling from Chicago.
"Tho subscription list was headed by 'A
Friend,' who gave $100. That friend was
Governor Morrill. He was very solicitous
for the sufferers and gave the commission
valuable assistance and advice In connec
tion with the work. In addition to the sub
scription he requested us to call upon him
at any time If any more was needed. This
we did not do, as we knew of several in
stances In which he had sent his personal
check to sufferers and wo knew that he
had done more than his share. The gov
ernor protested vigorously against a men
tion of his contributions, but it seems to
ma that It Is only Just that the people
should know how deep his Interest was and
for that reason his Instructions are vio
lated." joiin t. iii:ahi ouiri: bicK.
Is Buffering From ltheumutlsui mid His
1'rlcmls Aro Piiensy,
Washington, May 22. (Special.) Mrs.
John T. Heard, wife of ex-Congressman
Heard, arrived to-day, being called from
Missouri by the continued Illness of Mr.
Heard. Ills old rheumatic troubks appear
to yield less promptly to the medical treat
ment than formerly and while for some
time Mr. Heard's condition has not been
looked, upon as serious, some of his irunaa
mass mi:i:t!no t'At.t.r.it in iNip.itrsTS
or ciiAitii:it a.mi:.M)mi:nts.
LABOR MEN ARE RIGHT IN LINE,
Mii.i, -AoitK and voti: run am.
iiii: ni:v pkovisio.ns.
WARD COMMITTEES APPOINTED,
IHKY WIM, I'fSII THi: riGIIV WITH
viiioii nioM iiir. siAitr.
Voters Mill Have Tnlly l'iplalticd to 1 hem
Mh.it tin, Proposed Amendment
Provide fur and II,, it
Facts nnd figures rel.nllng to tho pend
ing charter amendments nnd tho position
of the citizens of Kansas City thereto,
will be presented to the public in n grand
mass mootlmr to bo held In Turner halt
Saturday night, The meeting has been
called by the general committee nnd will
bo addressed by prominent speakers who
favor tho adoption 0 tho (intendments.
In addition to this, the first publlo meet
ing of the campaign ,of education, the x-
ecutlve committee arranged for a seiles
of ward meetings. Sub-committees were
appointed to secure hulls, speakers nnd
ptepare literature which will set out the
facts environing nil of the propositions In
their true light. The committee laid n.
meeting In City Counselor JIcDougal's of
fice yesterday afternoon and set the cam
paign In motion. '
This meeting was supplemented by n
general assembly In tho committee he.id
miaiters, nt 711 Delaware street, nt which
over luO leading citizens were present, nnd
at which the plans for a vigorous on
slaught on tho enemies of progress were
perfected. Committees to take charge of
the work of stirring up the voters were
named for each ward. Nearly all ot the
lr era of tluso committees were present
and pledged themselves to tnko sudden
and vigorous hold on the unwary -voter
nnd see to It that he Is nililsed of any
meetings In his ward, and that he attends
or gives satisfactory renons for staying
These committees were named without
reference to the political faith of the
membership, the plan being to get as
many men .it work for the amendments as
possible nt shortest posslblo notice. It
was pointed out that the c.impiign must
be short, as but two weeks remain be
tween this and election liny. During that
time tho mlnppreher!.di!n nnd doubts of
tho people must be removed nnd the
slothful and uninterested anakenul to the
necessity ot piompt and energetic work
Chairman Campbell, ot the general com
mittee, presided at the meeting last night.
In calling the meeting to order, he said
the representative business men piesuit
were called together to handle a hlg busi
ness Question; on, ot vital importance to
every man, woman and child In the city
limits. He said the original meeting was
necessarily small for the purpose of fram
ing an organization around which the
friends ot tho advancement of the city
could rally. The campaign thus com
menced was to be one purely of education,
In which the element of politics had no
place nnd should not ho permitted to en
ter. It had bem thought best by the ex
ecutive committee to havo a general meet
ing nnd discussion as to tho best manner
in which to carry on the work.
Seen tary L. A. Hlrschlleld, of the In
dustrial Council, said th it he regretted that
an evening paper had published an al
leged story that certain labor leaders are
engaged In a war on the amendments, and
that they nio receiving pay for doing so.
IIo said this was nn Injustice to the la
boring men of the city, ns tney were sol
idly for parks nnd boulevards and the city
ownership of tho water works. When the
water works question was first mooted In
this city, the council had canvassed the
labor organizations and secured the In
dorsement ot every one for tho purchase
of tho plant. He Invited the meeting to
name a. sped il committee to visit the
council, and pledged that ho would In
troduce the members to the council nt lt,s
meeting to-night ami securo for all not
only a hearing, but disabuse the publlo
mind of the Idea that tna labor clement
Is against the amendments. Mr. Hlrsh
field was heartily applauded for his stand.
Chairman Fuller, of tho executive com
mlttee, said that his committee had named
sub-committees to secure halls and speak
ers and to prepiro and distribute lltera
tuio and he asked that they be assisted by
committees from each ward. Ho moved
that a committee of three be appointed
from each of tle ten wauls to co-operate
with the executive committee In carrlng
tho campaign Into oviry precinct of the
John Sullivan said that tho motion
should prevail. Tho meeting must select
men who would gepout at once nnd secure
others to help In the work. What was to
to bo dono must be done quickly, ns there
was no time to waste in preliminaries.
V, J, Halt said that anyone who vva3
sultlclently Interested to'attend tha meet
ing, would be sulliclently interested to get
out and hustle. He urged that the motion
be adopted and that the roll of the wards
bo called. This was done and tha follow
ing committees were named;
iiist ward Councilman James Fender
gast, W, D. Scovllle, Adam Wolf ami Ilry
Second ward Peter II. Tlernun.
Third ward John Connelly, Frank H.
Dexter, D, V. Thomson, Garrett HUIson
and O. Donelson,
Fourth ward A. W, Iove, II. D. Ashley,
George J. Haer, J, II. Hawthorne, M. I.
Khrtiart, J. F, O'Neill, Councilman It, D,
Cialg and Joseph L. Norman,
Fifth ward Councilman A, H. Olson, J.
Will Merrill, Dennis Howe3 and Henry
Sixth ward F. W. Barcafer, Colonel It.
II. Hunt. Judge Hugh Lynch, Councilman
Martin Hegan and Michael Hoss.
Seventh ward-J. M. lthodes, H. S.
Ilhodes, Colonel George l Gross, V. II.
Fenton and Captain J. S. Cannon.
Eighth ward-Peter Duffy, L. A. Hlrsh
field, Alderman Frank Phillips, Council
man P. S. Ilrown, Jr., Judge J, S. Bots
ford, Georgo Kumpf and Frank G. John-
Ninth ward Alderman W. W. Morgan,
Major H. C, Crow ell. Alderman F, II. Shin
nick. J, H. Warneka and Joseph Shannon.
i Tenth ward John Sullivan, Major Boss
nuilln. J It. llrlnkley, W, h D.inmhau. r.
Samunl T lnniin and ,1, C. Ilronntmii
Chairman Cnmbell then called the nlvn
llon ot the meeting to the most Important
work of the organization, In Ills estima
tion. That wan for these committees to
Mslt the m.itiufniiurlng hotucR and secute.
If po!lble, Ihe closing of all cutnbllsh
ments at I o'clock on election dny, In order
that their emploes might get out to vote
Colonel Hunt moved that the ward com
mlttees bo empowered to mid to their num
bers ns oornplon might arise. He fnld that
when tho committees: got to work, many 11
good man would be mot with, who would
be of great nslstimce In getting out the
voters. His motion was adopted by con
sent, A, It. Mrjer then moved that a commit
tee of three be named to vllt the Indus
trial Council to-night with .Mr. Hlrahlleld.
The chair appointed Colonel Hunt, D. J.
Haft and Clarence S. Palmer such com
mittee. .Mr. Duffy regretted that nny report
should have gone out that the laboring
clement Is against the amendments He
said this was nn Injustice to them nnd
that In his ludgment the laboring vole Is
FOlld. He thought the meeting should
adopt resolutions to be submitted to tho
council. He was Informed that the com
mittee named had full power to do this
and nlsn piesent the views of the meotlng
to the council.
The sub-committees and ward commit
tees were then imlliled to meet the gen
eral committee on Saturday afternoon at
4 0 clock, prepnred to glvn assistance In tho
way of names to be reached bv letter,
etc. John Sullivan thaurht eneh of the
ward committees could nnd should have
the names nnd rentals of halls In ever
ward, the nights on which they could be
had nnd lists of voters to be written to
and seen In order .to get them to attend
the ward meetings. The committees were
Instructed to furnish this Information.'
H D. Ashley stld that he was Informed
that thete nie fi ceo ecllsts n the cltvlli
thought It would be good policy for a
committee In wait on the vuiloiis, clubs
nnd solicit their aid In working up public
senllment. He was eeitnln that the'wiieol
men nre .1 unit for good roads and boule
v.uds nnd thev should be called onto give
public expression to their feellnift- anil be
urged to vote and get out altof their
friends on election day The motion pre.
vnlled nnd the committee was named as
follows- Mr. Ashle, John Sullivan nnd
Chairman Itlchards, of the finance com
mittee, then took the iloor and mid that
splendid irogres had been made bv the
meeting. All tills was well enough, but
In ordei to carry on the campaign elTectlve
Iv ami send the lltenture broadcast over
the city funds must be raised He thought
the piesent n good time In begin. He
culled for subscriptions nnd met with a
response which netted Stin in n.ic mln
lites. W, L. Cameron volunteered to be pres
ent nt heiidiiunrteis at all times to re
ceive visitors, attenil to any business which
might como up nnd a. t as assistant secretin-
He was appointed bv the meeting
and will be on hand this morning. The
meeting then adjourned to meet at Tur
ner hall Snturdii night in m-iss meeting.
MASS MEEtTn? CALLED.
First t'birler Aim li.l nt Unity of t lis-
Calilpali-ii Mill II,. II,. I, I M l'uriii-1-Hall
There will be a general mass meeting of
the citizens of this 1 Itv at Tinner hall
Saturday night for the puipos,. of ,iis us
Ing the proposed aniemlin. tit's to the cltv
chillier. The meeting was called bv the
executive committee of the geneinl com
mittee having chnrge of the lampalgn In
favor of the adoption of the nmetidim.nts.
A meeting of the committee was lit Id In
City Counselor McDongal's olllce yesterday
afternoon, for the purpose of mapping out
the campaign. Tile consultation was long
and earnest nnd resulted In the calling of
the mass meotlng. The speakers ashlgned
to discuss the amendments at the meeting
are Mayor Divls, e-M,ivor W H Cow
herd, Malor William Wnrnei, Judge I, C
SIavns and John S. Crosbv.
Tl eeutlve committee aKn provided
for separate wind meetings to In held In
everv waid III the city from tin l ginning
of the week until the close of tin 1.1111
piign. the night before the election Tin re
iv III be from throe to sl ot th, -e nn et
hics every night, the plan being to scat
ter the tire nil over the city as inpldly as
possible. Frank A. Faxon ami Jaims A
Oglebay were appointed a stib-eoniinittee
to select nnd assign speak, is fur dutv
at these meetings. The plans were fnlli
developed and the light will be taken from
point to point until everybody 111 the clt
Is fully advlsul eoucirnlng the neitssitv
of voting In .support of the amendments
as thev have been submitted.
lieginiilni. to-day, the mn tings of the
ex, 1 utile omnilttee will be luld In bead
qii'iiteis, 711 i'elaw.ue street. There will
lie dull) meltings to advance tin cam
paign and ke, p the tacts lnfme the pub
lic until iveiy man realizes th,. tiuth ie
gardlng the 11111, ndment-. Friends of the
movement will be welcomed, and if they
do not nppt.ir, will lie sent for, until evei
man who has the Interests of the city at
heart is In the harness
The following other Mib-eommlttees were
selected to arrange for halls and cam
paign literature to be dlssi nilnated
thioiighoiit the city: CnmmltUu on liter
aturi, S. It. Stokeley, . T. .1 unison and
II. C. .McDoug.il; committee on halls nnd
meetings. Councilman J. W. Kldwell and
FINANCIAL MAT I PUS.
1 ney win ucrciv, .me iitinu at a alictlng
C11II11I for Tills Afternoon.
There will be a meeting of the finance
committee having in charge the financial
end of tho propaganda for the pending
charter amendments In headquarters, "II
Delaware street, this afternoon at i
o'clock. Chairman J. r. Itlchards Is so
licitous for a full attendance, as matt, rs of
the gie.ittst importance will come up for
settlement. Tho committee has already
made airangem, nts lor co-op, i.itlou with
the other committees named to look nfler
the details of the woik, but a great deal
of labor must be dune at 011m to get the
wheels to moving smooth!. Tho j,nh.
scrlptlons received ut the meeting last
nlfht go far towards furnishing the funds
needed for the campaign, but at least
thlee times that amount must be seemed
In order to meet all the, expenses. Chair
man Ittcl ards called the inciting for tho
purpose ot apportioning the work of solk
Itlng mouev among tho membeis in the
line of busings each Is engaged In The
committee Is composed of the following
buMness and in 'fesslonal men. J. F. Itlch
ards, .1. II. Willie. 1. J, Huff. C. .1. Hiil'.
bud. A. H. Meje-r. .1. C. Hortoti, J. c.
James uud D. 1. Stnner.
KANSAS li, A.
M 111 lit.
Held nt Sallui
Topeka. Kas., May 22. (Special.) The
Grand Army oillclals announce the annual
stato reunion to be held at Sallna during
the last week in September, Several ptotu.
Inent Americans have been Inviud to ut
tend. Including Governor MeKlule, of
Fruit In tun ley Count,
Wlnueld, Kas.. May 2.-(Speela! ) The
fruit crop In this section gives promise) of
being an average ield. In the south part
of the county hailstorms teem to have
worked the greatest damage, while In the
notth and northeast no harm has been
none, -sun receni iiosts were not severe
enough to work any material damage
i i i i ! i
f Hats Latest agony in f
T Stvles Prices that will 4-
tell you they're bar- t
.. &. 4-
KI6 MAIN ST. I
fr "i" T" "f"4"
GRAND BUSH TO-DAY
IHIIMl'I'ltl! HUM iMl PKOPI.I! it)
-1 III (llll.i: I Olt Kit KAt'OO I.AM).
LIVELY SCENES ON THE LINE,
IIIIM'O MF.N AND IIAMHMIIP Pl.
IHIItlt NIIPAItlOPS iuadi: OPIIM.V.
BOOMERS AND SOONERS THERE.
iit:m:n n.vrn.n nniuiXN iito.MM's
HAM) AMI IMIPIlrV MAKMIAI.S.
i lie ImiIIkiis Uml ruptured vniiic lliimm r
mid M', re About to inrtiire i bem
Mllrn Help An lled-Oler till)
Mints Plreil-I hint llmidis
and Her Hang.
Oklahoma City. O. T Mny :: (Special )
As the hour for opening the Klck.ipou
countiy to settlement draws near the ex
citement Increases and at 12 o'clock noon
to-morrow there will lie at least 2,",Ml peo
ple on tho line to run for less thnn WO
claims, nnd many of those not i-speclally
desirable. Besides those who villi run
there are Ml! persons In the line nt the
I tiul olllce lu this city waiting to llle, nnd
Innumerable eontists will arise between
the onti.vmoti and actuil settlets. The
si ttlement ot the Klel.apoo country means
1 rich Inn vest for the l.iwers and really
tint Is the only class ot people who will
111 ike .nothing out of It.
Nat llerty, the government Interpreter
of the Klekapoos, arilved fium Klck.apoo
Springs this afternoon, with news of 11
pitihed battle between lllg Jim's band of
Kb l.apoos and Kh. mures on one side and
deputy maishals and boomeis uu the otli-
r aim's baud had captuied half a dozen
of the boomeis, had Hum eoiralcd and
w.re thii.iii uliig them with tenure. They
built a large lire ot bni'-livviiol In 11 elrcle
atoiind the pilsoneis and were engaged
In a scalp dame when the boomeis unit
dt put mush lis appro iched .V battle en
sued, luil or more shots were tired, when
the Indians tett cited, call lug at least
two wounded men with them None of
the vvhltts was hint oxiopt Deputy Hai
rls, vvhosi leg was shattered In .1 Win
chester bill and will have to be amputated.
The cnptiucd boomeis t scaped
Sh.iwiiie and Cho, taw e.ii, on the line
ot th. Cherokee, Oklahoma & Gulf loid.are
the prt111lp.1l points lor outlining an I nie
full i,f gatnblei, thugs and thUve-s Gaines
are 1 1111 wide open and many ot the pros
ptctlve settlers ,ne being robbed. At
Shawnee .Monday night an lnfiirlited mob
tlue.it! tied to hang "Hutleill Kid" and
"Keehl." two noted characters, and luul
the tope aioimd their necks when stopped
by S.herin Deford and his deputies Thev
had lobbed several ot the settlers by
means of a shell game. Then- are now
thlltf-slx saloons In .Shaw m e. ea h of
vvhleli has ,1 gambling attainment. The
tlnee e.nd rnonte and shell game men plv
their ti.nle on barn Is and boxes In fiont
of the s.iloous unmolested lij the ollleeis
lioia Mtiiidls. tlie notorlou. f. male Inn so
thh f. Is getting in hri woik She Is the
leader of a gang of thirteen despuiate
ehiraeteis who ale updating along the
eastern biirdir, stealing the bent horses
They do'not bother witlTun thing except
the best." nml run them Into the Seminole
nnd Choctaw countiles ' Itnhhlt," a fa
mous niei owned bv P.ill liienault was
stolen by the gang Sunday night, but he
was rnoV"led b the pav inent ol $Jil
Flora's alias Is "Tom King " and she
diesses In men's il.iili and has the ap
pearance of a 2fl-ve,i-ul,l bov She ildes
like a Centaur anil Is a spli mild shot with
a vv ineuesiei or levuivti Mm nisi , nine
into pioinlnenee iete bv lu r liequent iv
e'.ipes fiom jail, Hie last one b Ing nt li
Hi no some months no when the lailii
In came eiiauioieil of her and allow ed lu t
to escape She has been co'uiei ted with
the Daltiin and Donlln gangs in the tini
toiv. and gloiles in tile nut of being as
tough ns 1111 of tin 111
A couiler bilngs 111 ws fiom Vstnn
near the center of the Kiekapoo r , iva
Hon of grave tumble between deput mar
shals and lielghteis Mom Sapulp.i In
wlili li Tenmsti 1 Peter Siotl was siilnuslv
wounded by Deputy Marshal Pettlgiew.
It Is thought Scott will die.
Via lor .Moses Neal, tile nllotlng ngent,
attended an Indian coum II meeting Mon
1.1 v night and eudenvoitd to show Hlg
.Mm nnd the dl-aneted elem, nt among the
Indians the loollHliness nf their 1 nurse lu
leslsting the sfttlimeiit ot the lands Jim
Incline eiv ungty and applv Ing an of
fensive epithet to Mr Neal would have
stunk him had he not be, 11 lestialned h
Ock-In-Ock-1-Slia ami Wiib-Pa-Nii-Sha,
the head chiefs nl tin- Kb kapoos
The (list person In line at the land olllce
Is Mrs. F M limll, daiigbt, 1 -In-law of
Colonei Fled He nil, of Washington, ami
widow of the man who kllbd I'l.iuk it
MeKennon In Guthrie some enis ago
The second Is Mts. Ilnynes. Dave llnv lies'
widow, who lost her claim in OKI ibnmii bv
ictisnn nf being a sonnei Tin w ladles will
be shown every com tesy bv the nun lu
line and be allowed to llle without trouble
KANSAS CITY NATIONAL BANKS.
Nl.irlv HI, (Mill OHO lncreie of Deposits
Mncn Mnrili fi-A llntt IM , Mint
Washington, May 2'-' (Special 1 An ,ib
sti.tet of the riports 111 ide by the eight
national banks of Kansas Clt, under the
reci nt call of the comptiolUr of the cur
rency, has been computed nnd shows: In
dividual deposits, Hu,ot;i,H9. as against $!",
IMfl.MS under tho call of .M mil C.
In the M ireh abstract there were nine
national banks In Kansas Clt, but situe
that time the National Hank of Kansas
City, with over H.0"0,o'0 Individual depos
its, has dropped out, and this explains the
apparent falling olt in dehlis of .'.ai.ono
dining the last quaiter. If the dipotus
locked uii in the National Hank of Kansas
Clt could be added, there would be nearlj
$1,"0,U"0 ineiease In deposits since Mureli
The comptioller of the currency refers to
this fact in explaining the nppiuni slight
de'cieaso In deposits slute tin lormer 1. .ill
and which is quite hulllcieut, in IiU estima
tion, to show that the deposits In the Kan
sas City banks have really gained neatly
il.OiAK") since the March call, a most phe
The aveiago reserve held Is 23 01 per cent
as ugalnst 'Xi.M per cent under Ihe last
call This is lonsldeii'd by the ullKliU of
the treasury department as vei favoiable,
indicating that tho banks have found piof
liable places to loan out 11101 e funds and
at the same time tho people have found
hopeful intcrptUes In which to place,
money nnd havo employed the funds In
The total deposits are BIC9JSI0. while
under tho Match eall It was $.'7,J-.'7,JI3 This
falling olt Is also accounted for by tho
fact that the an mints ot the- National
Hank of Kansas Clt aie dropped Hum the
Tho abstract shows: Loans and dis
counts, $15:i07,l3;. as against H5,,73,t.,3 un
der the call of Match 5, overdratts, HS.S,
as against fH.OJil; due for national banks
(not reseivo agents), $173,203, n against
',U,122; duo from state banks and bankers,
I7SJ.235, as against fTH.fcs.'i; due from up
moved reserve agents. $701.7. as against
jl,2'js,U3; goia com. i,usi,,iri, as against
$l,0Jl,03J;gold treasury certilK.ates,$7M7u.us
against Jlll.3-0: surplus fund. J'jwi.ikiJ.
against JJU.OIO; undivided piotlts, 5l:j,3ll.
against H.IW: duo to other national
banks, 51.750,3b. against f"i.C7.,7:t" ; due to
state banks and bankers, ,( M7, against
i3.39S.S3e;; dividends 1111 paid, ?..313. against
ij.'M: Individual deposits. 10,i.,i,H9, against
Jle,190.S0; deposits of United States dis
bursing otllcers, i,!59, against Jl,3.'l; bills
payable, J1W,(0. ugalnst f 173.000; average
reserve held 29.81. against 33 U3.
tiro ut Colllu., Mo.
Collins, Mo.. May 2i (Special.) About
1 o'clock this morning lire started In Peter
mau's grocery store and before It could
be stopped burned the stole lu which It
stalled. S. S. Tiller) ic Co.'s haidwuiu
store. Mrs. Sltton's millinery stoie and
the Forshe hotel, all 011 the north side
of the street. The origin of the lire Is
not known. Loss, about ,0v0; no Insur
ance on buildings.
Kans.v CITV, MO, MtT S3, IMS.
rrnpentltire itsttrJ-iu aliunum, w, wr
7,,-d 11 trc look or Utt iroi.VirC to Vt c'oiiJjl
m a nufactttr
crs of the ad
vance 111 the
price of leath
er, nnd consequently in the prices
o( shoes. Hut vi 1) go 011 just the same
Handling urcat quantities of shoc3
and not advancing a single price.
Wo now have under one roof a
stock- of shoes, tho value of which
is about $100,000. Tins great stock
was bought for cash before the ad
vance in leather, so we intend to
hold the prices down to the lowest
point and give you the benefit as
long as this stock lasts.
II the manufacturers' prices con
tinue to stay up we will ultimately
have to make an advance. There
fore we say: If you'd get tho ad
vantages of enormous cash pur
chases, at the lovvest'iigures, put in
a supply of shoos now.
What think you of these?
Ladles' Tan or Hl.irk Oxford
Ties, llexlble sobs, the l.it-
ist toes, squate or point,, I,
a warranted shoe In iverv
If We had to buy these lo-dii they would
cost von 2 no.
L idles' Clonic Kid llutton
Mine, patent leather tips,
square toe, ev- pair will
Ilnnd-Turnid Oxford Tl, s,
inroi or narrow sutinie
toes.V vamp, pntent leath
er tips and strl, tlv lltst
Cl.iss Worth S2r.o.
Oxfnnl Tl, s. tans nnd blacks.
sl7, s. Minnie and point, d toes
Worth $1 vi.
Misses' Tun Hutlon Shoes,
Tin ." ii kind.
Two Handkerchief thoughts
Ladles' Fnlnundered Hand Hmbrotdcred
Initial, Hem Stit, li l(andk, n hiefs worth
I-'1.,' each, lu this Thuisda sale at 3 for
Ladles' White Hmbroldered Se illoped
IMge and All Linen 11, 111 Hutih Handker
chiefs, vvoith 19c to J5e. Thiirsda sale
prl, e Is
White and colored Cambric
F.dqcs, worth Sc, 10c and 15c,
price in the Thursday sale, peryarei,
I-iMP-kY, JUKI), TIIAYHK & CO.,
M ( ( I sMIISs ID
rr . ,,., r:rr ...-..., ,4
BODIES W!LLREST IN PEACE.
Ilndles of .lolin llrimn'p. Ciinpat riots Will
Not lie Iteuiol, tl to Ivans l
I roui N, i .Icr-i v
Topeka. Kn.. May 2-' (Sp a' The
prompt action ol the Topel.a ii in I Auni
posts In regard to bringing tie 1 1 s f
John Hrovvn's compatriots to K i is for
burial lias brought from IN rib Vn.i N
.1 , 1111 equally prompt ixplnnt 11 r
stor that the bodies ate to b, lu. up ,1 I
moved fiom their present r -nig 1 ,
A dispatch .e, iveil In T pek 1 11 i ,, .
l'eth .mbo, N J .May -V I n 1
persons who w,re paiiud vvh n tl 11 a I
that the bodien of A (1 Husliti 1 1 v
Stevens, the two of John llrovvn -n .v ,
were lianged In Vliglnla In lw 1 1 ,
were bulled neat I'eilh Ambov . 1
riithl,siy taken from their r,-iiu ...
may take heal t The hoilU?s o 1 h 1,1
who gave thiir lives freely foi vv 11 , 1
Ihlievid was tin lr country's 11, I vv 1 I '
lift at iiene-e for many car- 1 r
wen, burled by Mrs. Marcus 1 rqn u n
daughl, r of Amol I H111T11111 il e., ,h r
presld, 11 1 ot the New llngl md Vi I .
.So, lety. She took them I row A '.. a 1 .,1
hud them Inuire-d lu a quiet n, 1, 1 , .
woods at Hagl, swooil, vv lie re -1, I '.r
hu-bind ovvntd a gr, at tract i 111 i 1 ui.
tin Itarlt.an liver. Just aliove F 1 Hi o,.s
II, le, t.n n knoll overlooking vv 1, , wn
tin 11 a quiet brook, but b. now 11, . r , r
tor town pui poses, the two mm 1. in,.- r
forest trees nnd with wild ass.il 1 1.1 uni ,;
over Hiem and gr.teeful tun miv ' ,,
ibont their graves.
.Mr I'aritie, who is nt the I1..1I ,t ,,u
concern will, h has bought the Mi's . 5
taie. and turne-,1 it into a gre.u h .iu-j fjr
the manufacture of various in 1 f
clay, said est, 1 day that he h. ' 110 ,
Hon of distui lilng that art of th. r ,
The cl 1 digging!, ate a quai l 1 ' a u
ivvay on the 0U1, r side of the lu..bin. n
are pioglisslng lu l diiectlon aw 1 I10111
the lit t It griv,iid It vv.i- -.11 ,a r
works that the runiur hud prob.il' ar, n
fiom tin fact that som- liorli t-s hi I r
icntly ben m ide in tli it put or tho
grounds, as ih, hnd els, whir. t as r
talu what sort or cluy, if an, la oiuet tt
MONEY CHANGERS MEET.
liiiiiMis llinl.t rs A-einlile at 'lupikii In
.lllvniw .Matttrxif luiercst to tho
Topeka, Kas., May 22.-(SpecI,al ) Tho
state bankers' meeting opened to-day wl'h
a leceptiou at Libraty hall. This consist
ed of a ventral handshaking all around,
and in tho diotilbutlon uf silver buttona
or b nitres to tin delegates.
To-night the ngular seslon opened with
an ad ir.-ss of vvikoiuc b Major JMUvtsi
on the pirt of the elt, and b Hanker F.
1 Honebraki. tin the part of the Topeka
CliMtlug House Assucl itlon. Tht responso
was made b.v J. W. Fogler, of l.iaven
woith, and the annual .addicts was ne.xt
given by Acting l're'sldent T I Moore, of
llolton. Two addresses followed and 00m-nle-te-d
the eveninjc's piogranime. One was
bv Hdvvard Wiklir, tieasuur uf tho Sant v
Fe i.alboad, upon "The tiolut on ot the
National Finamla! Fioblem," and the oth
er was b 1! T. Hnedll.ei, of Hartford.
Uu ' Taxation
To-morrow's session will be devote I to
r9,y.""i business jtid the reading of papers.
Tl,.. filllnil Inr, lu n lit. .- .1... ...., .
...u .w.w.wt, , ,ioi u, uiu uaiiKero who
Ne. I.ureka: It. A. Fark, Atchison, W.
C. McLalji, Huron: J. A. Slaughtei, Hur
llngnme. II. J, Smith. Ottuvva; J. W. Allen,
Frio; A. Dobson. Ottawu; G. f. Mc
Knlght. Junction City; J, A. Swenson.
Llndsborg, C. 11, Manly, Junction City; F.
Hugvmaii, Sallna: L Davis. Spring Hill;
J. S. Alsiaugh, Washington. It T. Snedl
ker, Huitford, F. Cook. Heirlngtou, J,
N. Pomlnlik. Kunsus City, Mo.; J. T.
Leonurd. Glrard, Hoy A. Thompson. Ness
city; II. C. Sehwltzgebel, Kansas City, Mo.;
Don Kinney. Ncwtou.
V';.,'u I"' "J'uiau iu tne secretai: T
F. Mooie. Uoftoii: C. H. Frieml. Soldier
t'lty: i;. bidder. I.eavenvvoith. i ,
Siider. ('ilftonj L V. MeKee. Frankford
M. 1 bouihwkk. Clifton', Oeorge Turner.
LaC'ygne- F. Hlmore. Wlncbestij A. DUr.
l,l,orf', ;"nl'j; ,; J. Host. Fentialla;
Hoyal Muthews, Jlel'herson: T. I', Hodlev,
Queuemo: J. F. Moore. llillllnhiiri-: n. i